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-XCXTJSIVE sll-dsy terries of Ike United
Preii, The New Enxland Associated
Press, Iba Bonthsrn Associated Frets,
Tie New York State Anoclated Fress, tsp
plemanted by tne exclusive right to pnbllih
in Washir-Ktoa tie New York Herald copy.
right cable service.
Northerly Winds.
VOTj. 2. 2STO. 04.
ori: cents.
Her Entrance Into the European
Concert Scares the Porte. .
Present Complication.-! May Forco
England to Join the Triple Alliance.
The" Quarrel Between Emperor Wll
Ilaiiiuiul Ills Brother International
Exposition llus Dwiiiillc-d.
Berlin, Nor 10. The declarations of
Lord Salisbury, in bis ein-ecli upon the
occasion of ttie banquet of tl.e Lonl Mavor
of London last night, and tlieoffiii.il state
ment nude by M. Berthelot, the Trench
minister of foreign afalrs, in Fane, sum
up everjthlng of an ofllcial diameter
that is known here in regard to the Eastern
situation. The reticence or our foreign
offtce remains nearly absolute and no
Information con'vevhig the slightest idea
of the general position is permitted to
leak out
Since Austria, under the approval of
Germany, entered the European concert,
the semi-official press sajs, the situation
has cleared up very materially. The
Sultan knows Austria's power and dls
pobition to take immediate action and
dreads that more than any other thing
that has yet menaced him and in conse
quence, these papers assert, is prepared
to eoncedeanythingthat may be demanded
of the Porte.
Although Gennany has Joined the Euro
pean League, she certainly has not com
mitted herself to any project contemplating
a European protectorate oer Turkey, the
occupation of Aimenia by Russia, or any
otlur scIkuic which would Involve any
interference at the present time with the
powers of the Sultan within his, own
domains, and the North German Gazette
declares that the Christian inhabitants
of Turkej in the meantime will be in no
wise endangered.
The correspondent of the Tageblalt in
Constantinople telegraphs to his paper
that he is In n position to arfirtu that no
warlike complications are likely to arise
from the Armenian troubles and behind
this roothiiig seml-oKIi-lal amnion re
mains a combination of unexplained facts
suggesting that It is the intention of
Germany to play thcpartotthclionestbrokcr
In the matter. The principal one of thee
facts is the action of Count Goluchowskl,
the Austrian secretary of state for .foreign
affnirs. In first making overtures to Lord
Salisbury, calling attention to the fact
thatlt would greatly strengthen theposition
ot England if the Triple Alliance should
be taken into the Alliance of Tower on the
Turkish question under conditions that Aus
tria would Institute operations if required
to protect the Macedonian population,
Austria's geographical position enabling
her to do so at a moment's notice.
The assent ot the English premier to this
virtual proposal was obtained under Lonl
Balisbarv's conviction that England would
require a strong backing against the coali
tion of Russia and Trance when the time
ihouldarrivefor the partitioning of Turkey.
In view of all tbl, while peace reigns for
the moment under cautious ministerial ut
terances, nobody believes that the Turk
will be able to weather the crisis, which
confront him, very much longer. It Is
thought thatparamonntlnterestln thepres
ent positionto the hlghestotficialcircle here
lies In the hope that the policy now being
pursued will lorcc England Into the Drei
bund England has always been ready to
seize advantages from the central European
coalition without committing herself to
anything, but the time has come when she
Is confronted with the alternative of choice
between fatal isolation and a definite union
with the continential powers.
A sem rf Iclal paper in Hamburg, the
Co rrc-pondent.osks what practical meaning
lies in the declaration of the English gov
ernment that England will maintain her
policy. What policj? The Triple Alli
ance, the paper continues, lias not wanted,
nor does it now want war, and Russia and
France would not go very far merely to help
Armenia. The situation In Eastern Asia
hasa Iso to be considered, and In view of that
situation England ought least of all to be
disposed todriftinto war. Herultlmatcfate
therefore mut be to choose allies.
The Emperor has been shooting on the
estates of Count Von Wc'dc-M'ie-sdorf, chief
of the imperial household, at Tlesdorf, and
Prince Henry ot Trussia and his wife,
Trincess Irene, it is announced, will spend
the coming winter in Italy. Consequently
they will not be able to appear at court
this season
As the rumors of discord between the
Emperor and his brother are likely to bo
revived because of the lattcr's absence. It
is given o it that the reason for his absence
is the deiicatestateof health ot the princess,
which statement is partly true. The Em
peror will review the naval recruits at
Kiel about the middle of December and
has promised to go to Buda Pesth to be
present at the Honved Millennial celebra
tions. The projected international exhibition
In Berlin in 1600 has been found Impossible
because of the project of the Gennau Na
tional Exhibition, which the managers
thereof endeavored to substitute for 'the
International Exposition. That scheme,
however. Is also failing, and has so far
dwindled into a mere Berlin trades and
art treasury exhibition.
The head of the management ot the Royal
Opera House has always been regarded as
a high court official, but It appears that the
present incumbent. Count von Hochberg, is
not. The post is a desirable one to a rinical
aristocrat as the dictum of the incumbent is
absolute in dealing with rows betwcen
actors, actresses, singers and others and
therefore the manager Is regarded by him
self and everybody- else as mighty per
sonage. The actual management ot the
opera house has of late drifted into the
bauds of the director, Herr Person, who is
an energetic and refined gentleman and a
tood musician.
It is announced that Count von Hochberg
Is about to be appointed the successor of
Count von Wedel-I'lesdorf as minister of the
Imperial household and that Baron von
Ulolsen, now manager of the Royal Theater
ot Wilsbaden, will succeed Count von Hoch
berg, taking the active management of the
Royal Optra Houso In Berlin. Outsiders
may think that these changes amount to
very little, but they have no idea of the
Interest and importance which aristocratic
circles attach to them. v
The delay of the telegraph In supply
ing Berlin with good reports of Lord Salis
bury's speech at the Mansion House banquet
In London last night has seriously re
tarded the publication of press comments.
Several special correspondents were able
to furnish their papers with summaries
of the speech, but they are not sufficiently
comprehensive to serve as the bases of
clalwrate editorials.
In official circles, however, tho state
ment of the British premier is regarded as
being as explicit as the situation will per
mit and is generally considered satisfac
tory and reaasurlng.
Great Interest has centeraSt In the pro
gress of a trial which occupied the atten
tion of the courts in -Munich Inst week.
The defendants were scleral well-known
dealers in high clacs picture's, who were
accused of receiving mid felling stolen
pictures from the brush of the celebrated
German portrait painter, Franz Lchbaclr,
The court-room was crowded with society
people, artists, etc., who followed the case
with great attention and a large number
of witnesses vvcreexamlned.
One witness, a tailor numed Stendal,
swore that he was an cmateur painter
and had devoted his leisure hours to
painting imitations of Lenbach's portraits
of Trlnce Bismarck, Count von Caprivi,
and other notable persons. One of his
picture's of Gen, Caprivi he had himself
seen sold in the shop of a well-known
and .reputable dealer as a genuine Len
bach. The prosecution was unable to prove
that any of the portraits figuring in the
case were stolen pictures and the jury
last evening brought in a verdict of "not
guilty," When the verdict was announced
the spectators, led by tl e artists present,
cheered the accused picture-dealers and
the cheers were taken up by the public
octsMe as the acquitted dealers left the
A disastrous fire occurred at Otleiisen,
a suburb of Hamburg last night, when
Hictz's machine works and the Sftinle
Conqiapy's tar works weredestroje-d. The
loss is placed at 2,000,000 marks.
Now It Is Monsignor Laurenzelli,
Papal Internuncio at the Hague.
TIN Appointment Said to Ho Due ill
n Mitt mi ro to tho SuEirestlon of
Cardinal Gibbons.
New York, Nov. 10. The Herald sajs:
A cablegram has bien received here by a
high authority to the effect that Pope
Leo has determined upon a successor to
M,rr. Batolll papal delegate to the Hulled
States, in the person of Mgr. Laurenzelli.
at present internuncio nt the Hague, and
he will proceed to this couutry at an early
day in order to b- here before Mr. Batolll
takes his depurlure.
There was considerable surprise excited
when the contents of the cablegram became
known, for of all the possible candidates
naiiied as a successor to Mcr. Satolli, Mgr.
Laurenzelli was not among thiin.
However, as Mgr. Laurenzelli Is known
as a broad minded man, one who will
follow in the footsteps of his predecessor.
It is felt that the selection Is a peculiarly
fitting one. It is the general understanding
that the appointment is in a measure due
to the advice of Cardinal Glbtions, who
Is In favor of a broad and generous policy
on the part ot the papal representative
in the United States.
Cardinal Giblions went to school with
Mgr. Batolll and was much associated
with him in Rome, and as the cardinal has
been a witness of the success of Mgr.
Satolli in this country he thinks for the
best Interests of the church that It be
Secretary Slmrcttt Says, They Aro
ignorant or the Appointment.
Mgr. Sntolll, the Apostolic delegate, had
an unusual number of cnllers at his resi
dence yesterday and last evening, who
came to see him regarding the announce
ment lu cstcrday morning's New York
Herald, that ho was soou to be relieved of .
his post here by Mgr. Laurco7eW. at present J
the Papal representative In Holland.
"Archbishop Satolli Is In total ignorance
of the matter outside of this publication,"
said Mgr Ebaretti, of the delegation.
"He has not rcc-eived any word from the
Vatican touching tin.- subject, and con
sequently can neither deny nor confirm
the report. The whole question rests
with the holy father, and In tase he should
see fit to make a change In his representa
tive to this country, it would be his right
to do so.
"When he shall recall Mgr. Satolli, the
latter will go without delay. We do
not, however, and will not, make Inquiries
of the holy see- touching such matters.
Then, jou will see, we are always in ig
norance of the action of the pope until
we are notified by him, and we have not
been In this case'."
Mgr. Ebaretti regards Mgr. Laurenzelli
as an eminent ecclesiastical diplomat, and
he has nothing but praise to say of him.
He was asked If he could tell when Mgr.
Satolli intended to visit Rome, and his
reply was-; "When Pope Leo XIII sends
for him."
Say-. Fitzsliiiiiions Is Staying In Texan
AvvaltliiK Developments.
Dallas, Tex., Nov. 10. Bob ritzslmmons
and party showed to a crowded house" In
Music Hall at the State fair grounds last
night. f
Reporters could get no Interviews with
Fluslmmous on pugilism. He referred them
to Martin Julian. Dan Stuart Is in El
Paso arranging personally for a fight in
that neighborhood between Corbett and
Fltzslmmons. Julian made this statement:
"Wo are staying In the Southwest In tho
hope of bringing off the fight and have de
clined all offers of engagements In the
North and East. We have confidence that
Mr .Stuart will be able to arrange to pull
off the fight In Mexico and we will remain
In Texas until we hear definitely from Mm.
Just the moment he is ready In Mexico I will
be ready to deposit the 310,000 side bet
for ritzslmmons, and I tell you Corbett
will be hard to catch about that time."
This being the headquarters ot the Florida
Athletic Club, Fltzslmmons deemed it
proper to make an extended speech to the
audience? In which he covered the ground
taken by Julian, but In a much more forcible
manner. He said he did this to e-Iear the j
public mind of many of the misrepresent!!
Uons ot bis enemies.
Old Benjamin 'Wnlt, Onco Sentenced
to lie Quartered.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 10. Col.
Benjamin Wait, once sentenced to be hanged
and quartered for treason to the British
flair, died at the Union Eenevolcut Home
last night, aged eighty-two years. He was j
a colonel in the Patriotic war in 1835 under j
the leadership of Louis Rial, and after the r
battle of Point Au Pelee he was captured,
tried for treason, found guilty and sentenced
to be executed August 25, 1836, at Niagara.
He was finally pardoned by the Canadian
Government, but did not return,to Canada
to live. He came here about twenty years
ago and was engaged In baying and selling
timber-lands. He was one of the founders
ot the Northwestern Lumberman, which
was first published here.
Boat Race on Sunday Forbidden.
Au6tin, Texas. Nov. 10. The double
ecull championship match between Jake
Gaudaur and James Rogers and Bubear
and Haines arranged yesterday was de
clared off last night owing to the fact that
Mayor McDonald positively refused to
permit the race to tome off on Sunday. It
Is presumed he look hie cue from Gov.
Culberson. Gaudaur and the other oars
men left last night for their homes
Chorus of France, Germany,
him." Chicago Times-Herald.
Cost of Maintenance Becomes
a Serious Question.
It Points. Out the Need ot Iccrensrd
Appropriation, to Pnycnc (lie
New Navy HI-, Recommendations
1 neitide Hut Tv o New Sailing Ships.
Dock- und Yards.
The firt ship ot the new Navy was put
in commission over nine years ago, and ac
cording to the annual report of Chief Con
strue tor Hichborue, the demands for or
dinary repairs on the earlier vessels for the
preservation and for the maintenance of
their equipage in a proper state of ef
ficiency are j early becoming more serious,
and Congress must hereafter make much
larger appropriations for this purpose.
Commodore IIIihbonie,!n his annual report,
dei lares that modern steel ships, with their
extreme sulKIvlioir and elaborate systems
of vtntilatlon. drainage and mechanical
auxillarlesof all kinds, require inue-li greater
care, both w hen in commission and in or
dinary, than was the case with the old
wooden ships.
Neglect is followed by much more serious
and far-reaehlng deterioration, and it is
absolutely essential at nil times that the
most careful supervision should be ex
ere'ised at all times and remedies promptly
applied In order that the efficiency of the
vessels as men of-war may be properly
For several years past the construction
bureau has been compelled to economize
nearly to the danger point, being limited
by a repair appropriation ot le-ss than 3
per cent of the original cost of vessels,
while In the British navy the figure varies
from 4 to ft rr cent, the lower figure
appljlng to heavier armored vessels.
Constructor Hicbborn insists that a
million and a half dollars are needed for
this year, where only $000,000 was secured
from Congress for the current year. A
significant feature of Commodore Hich
borne's report Is that he officially recom
mended the construction of only two new
vessels to be authorized by Congress at
the next session instead of the great in
creases to our force of heavy battleships
which was unofficially "uggeste-d bic his
paper read before the Naval Architects
in New York three days ago as being
promptly needed by the navy.
The vessels he recommends are two
small composite sailing vessels ot 1,100
displacement, to cost only S2C0.000 each.
These it authorized by Congress will be
the first two vessels without steam power
that have been placed in the naval service
for many years- No nrgume-nt regarding
this recommendation is submitted by Con
structor Hichborn.
Commodore Hichborn devotes consider
able space to pointing out the necessity
for greatly Increasing the number of dry
docks at the nnvy yards, the efficiency
of our cruisers being seriously affected
by the difficulties encountered in cleaning
their submerged portions. He recommends
new docks at Portsmouth, New Hampshire,
Boston. Mass.; Mare Island, Cal.; and Nor
folk, Va.
Until the indefinite time In the future
when the big dry docks at New York,
Puget Sound, and Port Royal, are avail
able for deep-draught vessels, the new
battleships must remain undocked. Chief
Engineer Melville and Constructor Hich
born concur in theestluintethat$o,8u5,GT9
must be provided for disbursing next year
on account of the vessels authorized by
the last Congress for which, however,
no appropriations were made.
For repairs on the Chicago, S300.000 is
required, and for the Hartford, $170,000.
Constructor Hichborn renews with em
phasis the request he has frequently made
to Congress for an experimental tank at
the Navy Yard here, to cost about S100,
000, which it Ts proposed to use to test
models of ships before the vessels them
selves are built.
Old Vexsel Dug Up From the Missis
sippi River Shore.
Winona. Minn.. Nov. "10. An ancient
vessel has been unearthed In the Mis- I
sisslppl River ehore near here. It was four
feet underground and made ot heavy oak
planks, nailed together with hand-forged
spikes .
It is supposed to have been the prop
erty of N. Perrot, a French explorer, who
early in the seventeenth century built a
fort trading post, the ruins ot which re
main now, being but a short distance from
trie strange ve-ssel's location.
Catherine Glng's Murderer Getting
Nenror to the Scaffold.
Chicago, Nov. 10. A special to a morn
ing paper from Minneapolis says: The.
supreme court has affirmed the decision
of Judge Smith; of the district court, who
refused to grant Harry nayward, con
victed of the murder of Catharine Ging on
December 3 last, a new trial.
Judge Canty Is at work upon the opin
ion which will accompany the decision
when it is handed down from the supreme
England and Russia: "Let
Four Men Killed hy Explosion of u
New York, Nov. 10. A speeL-U dlpalcn
to the Recorder from Warwick, N- Y.. says:
Willi an awful roar Leiigh and Hudson
engine No. 13 blew up loday and caused
the death of rour men. hu dead lire:
HERBERT BT.ETNER, 'fireman, Easton.
WILLIAM COOPER, engineer, Phila
delphia. ,
MARTIN O'NEILL, conductor, Eclvidere.
JAMES L. SLOAN, brakcinan, Philllp6
burg. "
The force of the explosion was so great
that the boiler was thrown from the trucks,
but the latter remalne-d on the ralLs.
The victims of the accident were hurled
In all directions, their clothing stripped
lrom their bodies, and the tattered garments
fell In branches of trees aloas the tracks
whera they remained Ti: nging. The first
body found was Cooper's It was pinioned
under the shattered boile rs.
No explanation of the mate of the acci
dent has lie-en advanced, tut It is supposed
to have been dae to low water in tho boiler.
Ex-Senator Edmunds)alks;About
Her Territorial Expansion.
Explains tlm Monroei Doctrine and
Hopes the Administration Will
Protect SonthernncpuhllCs.
Philadelphia, Nov. II) An Informal
talk, ns lie calle-d it, wal given last night
by ex-United States Senator George F."
Edmuuds to the members of the L'nion
League Club and their friends on "Inter
national Relations In Central and South
America." The prominent position occu
pied by the speaker for so many years In
the senate, coupled with the present dif
ficulty over the boundary between Vene
zuela und British Uulaua. added more than
the usual Interest to such a discussion.
On a map which was hung alongside the
speaker's platform, senator Edmunds
pointed out the jmssessions vf Great Britain,
which encircled the globe. This great ex
pansion, lie said, was not a conquest of
blood, but of trade, business and English
He then gave a history ot the origin ot
the Monroe doctrine. "That doctrine de
clared," he R3id, "that we.would not look
with unconcern (which in my Vermont
dialect means we would nl tolerate) the
interference of any foreign power with
respect to the autonomy or existence of
the American republics. That was the
Monroe doctrine, and It has stood as a
standing menace to all foreign countries
from that time to this."
Senator Edmunds called attention to the
way British claims in Honduras had grown
from almost nothing to seven thousand
square miles. In British Guiana, In 1851,
their claims Included only a few towns,
with no boundary at all given on the
border toward Venezuela. In 1870, this
small claim hail grown to seventy-six thous
and square miles, and in'1892. to one hun-dre-d
and nine thousand squaromlles.
"That is British expansion," he added,
"but I hope arul believe that the Presi
dent and his Seeretay. of Btate w(ll not let
Venezuela be squeezed out ot the mouth
of the Orinoco. I hope tho President
will see that all our Southern neighbors
are protected In theirjust rights."
Senator Edmunds further urged .the
great advantages of the Nicaragua canal
under American control. After referring
to the many majters to lie considered when
discussing annexation, of Cuba.. for In
stance, he paid a "compliment to Presi
dent Cleveland, saying thai no President
had ever been found lacking in patriotism
fa looking after our relations with foreign
countries and "Republican though he was.
he could heartily say that 6r both of Mr.
Cleveland's adrntnistratlonsas would io
douut be demonstrated to all when all the
facts came out. - J
' ' " T"
nnd a Man Arresteil Who Was Her
Husband's Spyi
New York, Nov. l6. Mrj. Robert Sea
man, whose maiden name Was Elizabeth
Cochrane, and who was best Snown by her
nom de plume of Nellie BIf , appeared in
the Jefferson Market court today as com
plainant against Harry Hanson, whom she
charged with annoying her on Saturday
night by following her aTi cab wherever
she went.
Hanson was arrested last night and locked
up on a charge of disorderly conduct, but
was, hailed out an hour later by Mr.
Seaman, who declared that the arrest was
the result ot a mistake
Mrs. Seaman in court 'today said that for
the last three weeks her husband, who, she
claims, Is for some unknown reason jealous
ot her, has been having her followed by
three men, one ot whom Is Hanson.
After hbarlng thtc evidence Magistrate
Molt decided that the defendant had not
been gulHy of any "Illegal act and dis
charged him. Mr. Seaman old not appear
In court. " .
BombsExplodedlnSehoolnnd Convent
Madrid, Nov. lOj-fTwo: dastardly at
tempts to destroy religious institutions were
made by unknown persons today. Bombs
were exploded at St. Joseph's Boys' School
at Sabadoll.' near Barcelona, and at convent
at Cordejucka, near .Bilbao. In the former
place two boys were Injured, butlhe nuns
in the convent escaped uninjured
mo take part of it away from
But New York's Speakeasies Did
a Land Office Business.
Relaxation of Police Efforts Ileforo
, Election Caused Saloonkeepers to
Get Cureless and Many Arrests
W're Made Yesterday impromptu
liars Were Hlsge-d Up In Cellars.
New York, Nov. 1 0. Throaghout the city
Joday.thc excise Ian- with a few exceptions
was generally observe-d. The exceptions
f were where the propnelorj ot the saloons
are Intimately acquainted with the thirsty
ones. Harlem was not so dry as was the
lower portion ot the city, but that was
because, there were not sufficient number
of pollceineujo thoroughly cover each one
of the saloons.
CoiiiuuiSiouer Roosevelt had instructed all
'Pollce-capialK'to strictly-enforce the law
and so far as they were able they did so.
They could not obtain admission, how
ever, to the "siH-akeasles" which abound.
In some of the saloons men were stationed
who. were thoroughly familiar with the
regular customers ot the establishments,
nnd these men were admitted without ques
tion. Strangers, whether they had the "po
lice "face," or were only of the thirsty
1. variety and did not we-nr square toed shoes
with heavy soles, were Invariably turned
away, and told that nothing was being
sold on the premises.
The unaccountable relaxation of the ef
forts of the police Just before the election
had given the saloon-keepers the impression
J that the enforcementof the law-would not be
so rig:u alter lammanys victory.
The number of arrests made last night
and very early thtu-morning, however, so
thoroughly Irlghtcned them, that only thos.?
well knovn could obtain reirvshrnents of
the alcoholic brand.
Saloons generally throughoat the city,
while their curtains were down and their
bars exposed, eonducttd either In the cellar
or a rear room or in apaitiiie'ntsnbove the
saloon, an impromptu bar, where those
known to them could obtain whatever they
wanted. The police were unable in get
Into any of tfiese place-., because strangers
or those not well known to the proprietor
were not admitted.
Fraud Practised Upon Hutelkeepers
by n Festive GeorKlan.
New York, Nov.10. Alexander S.Carnes,
of Box Springs, Ga., was heldontwocharges
in the Tombs police court this morning for
frauds practiced upon hotel keepers.
Carncs was arrested Saturday afternoon
for endeavoring todefraud the restaurant of
the Astor House. When searched it was
found that he had stoppedat both thoMurray
Hill and tho Broadway Central Hotels.
Manager Frost, ot the Broadway Central,
was communicated with and it was learned
that Carnes had not only passed a forged
check on the City Bank of Richmond, Va.,
but had forgotten to pay a bill, ri.nn lng from
October 11 to 10, amounting to $18.
The prisoner had what purported to be a
certified check drawn to the order of J.r.
Parks & Co., drawn by the same linn for
$300 on the City Bank of Richmond, and a
draft on the American Bank of Austin, Tev..,
for $150. He had no money when searched,
and when arraigned before Magistrate
Slmms, admitted having passed the worth
less check upon Mr. Frost.
Upon this charge be was held In $1,000
ball for examination and for seddenly leav
ing the Broadway Central Hotel, thereby
violating the hotel act, he was held in $500
ball for trial.
Among Carnes' effects was a letter to his
father, In which he said he was doing well
and was wrltlngTor the New York papers
through the agency of the Associated Press.
Express Train Collides WlthaFrelglir.
London, Nov. 10. The Scotch express
train on the Great Northern Railway to
day struck a freight train that waspartly on
a siding at St Meots, In Huntingdonshire.
The last cars of the express train were
thrown from tho track. One person was
killed and five Injured.
One nnndred Moonshiners Arrested.
Huntington, W. .Va., Nov. 10. Deputy
United States marshals arrived hero tonight
from the interior ot the State with over 100
prisoners, who arc charged with moon
shining and illicit distilling of liquors.
They will lie taken to Charleston tomorrow
for trial In the Federal court.
TVant Their Wages Restored.
Plltshurg, Pa., Nov. 10. The 400 jour
neymen plumbers, gas and steam fitters of
Allegheny county, will tomorrow morning
make a demand ror$3.50a dny.orlnothcr
words, for a restoration of the 10 per cent
reduction In wages made in February, 1804,
and If the employers refuse to grant It the
men will refuse to wort.
Timothy nealoy't, Now simper.
London, Nov. 10. Mr. Timothy Healcy,
M. P., who, it is generally believed, will
shortly be dropped by the antl-Parnelllto
party, has acquired the Cork Herald, which
has hitherto been an organ of tbeParneilitcs.
Last One In Detroit Broken Up by-Ke-llo
Detroit, Mich.. Nov. 10. The last torse
car in Detroit made its trip yisferday
nfte-rnoon and the car is now kindling
wood, being broken up by relic seekers.
Quite n ceremony atte-nded the obsequies
and the canipus In ,lront ot the city hall'
was crovvde-d with people.
Vice President HutelUns 4oId of the
Citizens' Company's promise to have
electric cars on all its lines before snow
fell tills fall and the old car from Chene
stre-ct was the Iat of its kind.
The teams were auctioned off and brought
$100. The money is togolntothcmayor's
fund for the relief of explosion suf
ferers. Transfer of Railroad Offices.
Chicago, III.. Nov. 10. A morning paper
says Jhere is more than a prolablllty that
the general offices of the Pennsylvania,
system west of Pittsburg will be trans
ferred to Chicago, and that officials of the
company helikji conference here yesterday
to consider this question. Tho officers in
conference were: Jos. T. Brooks, second
vice president: J. E. Haviilson, third vice
president; and H. Darlington, general su
perintendent of the company's south western
John Mcintosh Terribly Burned By
Exploding Gasoline.
He Struck a -Match, When the Tank
Exploded, Deluding: Hliu With
the IlnriiluK Liquid.
John W. Mcintosh, nn employe in the
Baltimore and Potomac deimt on Sixth
stre-ct, was seriously burned by the explo
sion or a large lamp reservoir containing
gasoline in tho workrooniof the deimt about
4 30 o'clock last evening.
Ihe man was fililhg and lighting nap
Uia lamps when the explosion occurred.
Lighting a match he brought the flame
near the heating pan. In a twinkling
the fire flashed down Into the tank and a
blinding Hash and a deafe-nlug report
followed. The burning gasoline was
thrown In every direction.
Mcintosh was deluged, and In a sheet of
flame ran rrom the shed. By Judicial use
ot clothes the flames were surfocated, but
the unfortunate workman was horribly
burned about the head ai.d body.
A summons was sent for the police am
bulance, and Mcintosh was taken to the
i Emergency Hospital. There It was found
. the man was suffering from burns of the
, head, face, hands and arms and both
I thighs. After Immediate treatment by
I Drs. Smilh and Furlong he was phicesl in a
! ward. - "?!
His injuries, the surgeons say, nro
of a very e-nous nature and may result
' in Mcintosh's death, though his condition
Is at present, on the whole, ravoraoie.
DNrejairded JiidRO Orjjain's Order
About the Ltmenmirjr. Prisoners.
(Special to The TimcO
Richmond, Va.. Nov. 10. The extra
ordinary action ot Governor O'Ferrall
last night in rescinding the order for the
military escort to the Pollard murderers
to Lunenburg county, nnd disregarding
the order of J udgeOrgain for their appear
unce in his court, has creafi-d deep lute-rest.
He took the ground that as the Governor
of the Stale he was responsible for the
lives of her iitlzi-ns. He believed that
the prisoners, ir returned without military
e-seort, would be surely lynched, and
tliat, if tiie military were sent, a conflict
was likely to occur between them and
the citizens.
He selected the readiejt way out of tLe
difficulty and nt 2 o'ch.Ci in the morning
dispatched a special messenger to Lunen
burg with a courteous letter informing
Judge Orgaln of his aetionand requesting
him to withdraw his order. The case-may
come up in the supTeme court this week,
and whether the prisoners are granted
a new trial or Lave to he hanged, they
will then be returned to Lunenburg. In
either event the Governor says he will
Send a military e-scort.
Home-stead to ILvvea S400,OU0Llbrary
Wlth Ample-Endowment.
Pittsburg, Nov. 10. Andrew Carnegie,
upon his visit to Homestead during hist
week, made known hts plans for presenting
the town with a free library. The pro
posed biilUing Is to cost $400,000, inde
pendent ot the permanent enJo inent tor its
maintenance', which Mr. Carnegie will also
The building wilt comprie a free library,
reading rooms, music hall, gymaaslum, club
rooms and swimming pool. The music ball
will be equipped with a large organ and
organ recitals are to be held every week.
The people ot Homestead are profuse
In their appreciation of Mr. Carnegie's
generosity nnd a public meeting to that end
will be held soon. The building is to be
completed within a year.
A nierlcanHrlK Searched by nn Armed
Quarantine, S. I., Nov. 10. The brig
Harriet GM which arrived last night from
Nuevitas, reports that a SpanLsli officer
with an armed force imarded the brig on
October 3, under the suspicion that arms
nnd ammunition were concealed on board
and searched tho vessel In every part.
Capt. Miller protesteel against the out
rage. The United States consul also came
on board and protested with the Spanish
officer without avail. Finding nothing
to verify thelrsuspicions they left the vessel
without further parley.
On board of the Harrit. G., Is. Gustavo
De'La Torre, a Cuban, who was obliged to
leave Nuevitas to avoid persecution.
YonnR Lady, Jnst Convalescent, Ex-
cited by Yells and Dies.
Parkcrsburg, W. Va., Nov. 10. Miss Bena
Rapp, a prominent young society lady of
this place, died here today, a victim of
the football mania.
Miss Rapp was recovering from a severe
attack of typhoid fever and convalescing
nicely. Yesterday afternoon she was over
come with excitement over the noisy crowd
and rollege yells ot the two football
teams and went into hysterical spasms,
from which she died.
Killed In a Friendly Wrestling.
Columbus, Ohio, Nor. 10. While John
Guerin and F. J. Collett were wrestling in
a friendly way In a saloon, Guerin was
thrown heavily to the noor. He did not rise,
and an examination revealed the fact that he
wasdead. An autopsy will be held. Collett
was placed under arrest. Both men live
here. Guerin was forty yearsold and leaves
a widow and four chlldrenj
Ex-Senator Tlniriiinn Improving.
Culumbu3, Ohio. Nov. 10. The condi
tion) ot ex-Senator Thurmnn continues' to
Improve. He spent a very good day, and
tonight Allen Thurman, hisson. said he was
now regarded by his phvUiauis out of
Immediate danger.
Tortures of a Wrecked Crew and
the Captain's Wife.
Had to Lash Themselves to Station
ary Objects to Keep From Being t
Washed Overboard Several Times
Thny Hailed Passing Vessels, But
Were Not Observed. . ,
Baltimore, Nor. 10. A ehlpwrected crew
and the captain's wife were brought here
today. For an entire week the woman
and men were threatened with death and
when rescued were more dead than alive
as the result ot exposure and lack of
A few partly decayed potatoes was the
only food of which the lnrty partook for
sev en days and during that period there was
no water to drink. Toa-ld tothemlsery of
their position, the ehipwrecked party was
constantly menaced with death by drowning
during those long days and longt-r nights.
The schooner Francis ot St. John's, N. B-,
left Jacksonville for Demarara with lum
ber, October 13. On board was Captain
John II. Gesner and wife', Chief Officer
James A. McDonald and seamen Harry
Davis, Richard Delmore, Richard Coyler.
George Horman and John Bre-c.
On October 21 a strong gale and heavy
seas wereencountcrcd. Later at night some
of the deck load was washed away and the
balance was thrown overboard. At 4.
o'clock the following morning tte wind
suddenly shilted, throwing the vessel on end
and leaving her in an almost perpendicular
position until the rigging co-aid becut away.
Heavy seas continued to wash the decks,
making it necessary for the crew to lath
themselves to stationary objects.
For three days no vessel was sighted.
Then a ray of hope came to the shipwrecked
party in the shape of two vessels, but the
hope soondied out ast hey passed by, without
being attracted by the distress slcnals.
During the next four days the drooping
spirits and fast-falling strength of Mrs.
Gesner and thesevea men were occasionally
revived b v the sight of a parsing vessel.
Noneot them saw the unfert -mates, how
ever, until early Tuesday morning. Octo
ber 29, when the Norwegian bark Enter
prise, Capt. Paulsen, sighted the wreck
nnd sent boats alongside.
Capt.Gcsaer.hls wife and crew weretrans
ferrcd to the Enterprise, atter which
Capt. Paulsen set fire to what remained
ot the rrancb.
The bark Pri'cilla. Capt. Klages, on No
vember 3 spoke the Enterprise. Capt.
Gesner asked to be taken oT board the
Prisc-lUa and brought to this city. He and
his crew had, meantime, recovered their
strength and the transfer was quickly
made. The. Priseilla arrivd here today
and the rescued jiiarlnrs dispersed for their
S3-lveter Shimmrd of Irdlaim One of
n Lucky Half Dozen.
Elkhart, Ind-. Nov. 10. Sylvester W.
Shumard. a retired holiness man of this
city, has Just i-stab!isl.ed the fact that he
Is "one of six heirs who have inherited a
$00,000,000 estate in Amsterdam. Holland,
An attorney from this city will leave for
Amsterdam at once In Mr. Sburuard's In
terest. The estate was founded by Shumord's
grandfather, who was an officer in the
American revolution. At the conclusion of
the war the grandfather w nt to Holland,
became very influential with the authorities
and received many-substantial favors, which
founded thenucleus of theeslate whiennow
descpn-ls to the six heirs.
Included In the property arc many paint
ings by the old masters.
Gold Found in Illinois
Elgin, 111., Nov. 10. A few dajs ago
particles of gold were discovered at Ham
mond Bros.' gravil pit, near Elgin, while
working over the gravel, ard George
Chlsholm, mining expert, says that the
particles are genuine gold, and Indications
are that a pocket will bcfUscovered. A
search will be made and the gravel will
lie washed to ascertain if gold exists there
in any paying quantity.
Milwaukee Gambling Dens Itnided.
Mllwaukc?, Wis.. Nov. lO.-Chief or Po
lice Janssen liegan a war of extermination
on gambling in Milwaukee last night. The
police raided tbreeof the principal gambling
houses and captured twenty-seven plajcrs
and keepers and a large amount of para
phernalia. The Wisconsin Club, ono of
the places raided. Is thilroed by its pro
prietors to be running under a charter
from the State, and they say they will con
test the case.
Tope's Vltnl Powers Wnnlng.
London, Nov. 10. The Standard will
tomorrow publish a dispateli from Rome
saying that the Pope's entourage has
observed during the past few days that
his holiness has very perceptibly broken
down and that be is suffering. He, him
self, says that his vital powers are waning.
Puritan Still Fast Aujround.
New London, Conn., Nov. 10. At noon
today there was no change In the condi
tion of the Fall River Line steamer Puritan
nnd work has been stopped until tomorrow.
Two compartments are leaking baclly. All
the freight has been transferred and It Is
hoped she will be floated at high Water
Too Fond nt Another Man's Wife.
Leavenworth, Kns., Nov. 10. Crawford
Moore, a traveling salesman, this afternoon
shot Major James M. Lalng. Moore fired
four shots, only one ot which took effect.
The shooting grew out of the attentions of
Laing to Moore's wire. Major Laing will
Russia Expects nil Heir.
London, Nov. 10. The Post nnd the Tele
graph will tomorrow publish a St. Peters
burg despatch, dated Friday, stating that
the accouchement of t he Czarina may be ex
pected at any moment. 4,
Hotel Destroyed by Fire.
Gettysburg, Pa.. Nov. 10. The Colonial
Hotel and contents was totally destroyed
by fire this morning. The loss is about
$12,000; insurance S10.C00. The cause
of the fire is unknown.
Penny Papers All the Rage.
Chicago.Nov.lO. TheTrilinucannounced
this morning a reduction in price of its
week day edition from two cents to one
cent. The Sunday edition will be five
cents as heretofore.
Supplementary Treaty.
Fekin, Nov. 10 A supplementary
treaty between China and Japan regard
ing the evacuation by the latter ot heLiao
Tung Peninsula, was signed on Friday lat-
Overcoats Today.
The weather Insists on an overcoat to
day. Do your money Justice ard buy a
Dyrcnforth overcoat.
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