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liHnillHK" 'W'lVmBMftVrmW ""'SSiSKJPTgFir"r' 7'iff'i3g3B&gr V' Vy':-?l " w yror - r, - &$r- . $-; 4 at5 r v i .xy. , - -- ?v - , , ' Transient AdyerHsements Beceivea A.t; ttio Bnnuih Offlccs of TJtio Dlspatob. For to-morrow's issue up to 9 o'clock p. m. For list of brunch offices in the various dis tncts see THlttD PAGE. r rORTY-FOUKTH YEAR OFF M TRACK A Coach on the West Penn Railroad is Hurled, Near Sarver Station, KILLING A MAN AND BABE And Injuring- at least Twenty Others, Some of Them Seriously. EX-MAYOB LYON IS HUET, And General Bowley is Badly Braised and Receives a Pain ful Snaking Up. HANYOFTHE INJURED MAY DIE. The Accident Caused by Sails Spreading and Upsetting the Car Over an Embankment. SID ENDING OP A DAI OP PLEASUKE Two people were killed outright and at least 20 others injured yesterday afternoon on the "West Penn Railroad, near Sarver station. "While crossing a bridge the rails spread, throwing one of the coaches over an embankment Host of the injured were Pittsburgers, many of them quite prominent people. , The most disastrous accident on the "West Penn Bailroad since the famous wreck of 1877 occurred near Sarver station yesterday afternoon. Two people were killed out right and about 20 others were injured. Among the latter were ex-Mayor Xiyon and General Rowley, of this city. Both of them are seriously hurt, and little hopes are entertained of General Rowley's reooTery. List of the Killed. t The following is a list of the killed: "WILLIAM J. POWERS, owner of a billiard J parlor at No. 4737 Butler street, lived at No. 150 Forty-fonrth street; was a member of the Oue Hundred and Second Pennsylvania Volunteers, married and leaves a family. BLANCHE FAItKELL. of Freeport, 2 years old, was with her mother at the time of the accident. Those Who Wore Injored. -Those Injured were: BOBERT LYON, ex-Mayor of this city.badiy injured about tbe head and shoulders. He was also considerably bruised about the back, and injured internally. GENERAL T. A. ROWLEY, commander of the regiment, lives at the corner of Bedford avenue and Devilliers street. Badly cut about the head, had one long gash down side of face, made by flying piece of glass, and was injured internally. Ho had to be carried from the train, and groaned whenever any one touched him. CAPTAIN IX A. JONES, of the County Treasurer's Office, resides at No. 52 South Eighteenth street; seriously hurt and burned about the head. Wrist broken. MAJOR J. A. MCLAUGHLIN, clerk In the County Recorder's office, lives in Ross town ship; is cut and bruised ali over the body. The physicians who examined him at the wreck said his chances of recovery are very slight Injuries of the Conductor. JAMES S. GRAY, conductor of tho train; several ribs broken, head badly crushed and hurt internally. He lives in Butler, and was the ojdest passenger conductor on the road. CHARLES EARNS, of Butler, brakeman; Supposed to have bad his back broken. He was caught and penned up against a large rock by one end of the coach. LIEUTENANT LOWRY, of No. 28 Taylor avenue, Allegheny, was badly shaken up and braised. COLCNEL SAMUEL KILGORE. ex-County Treasurer, had one leg broken and was bruised about theiody. JOHN H. NIEBAUM. of Dean fc Niebanm, grain merchants, No. 1018 Penn avenue, was badly injurcdabout the back, LOUIS McMULLEN, attorney and ex-School Director in the Second ward. Allegheny, injured internally and bruised abouC the body. Cat by Flying Glass. MRS. D. A. JONES, wife of the Captain, was badly bruised about the head and shoulders. Her hips were injured and she had a long cut made by a piece of glass across her throat. Her condition is serious. JACOB K. DEEMER, a veteran of the One Hnndred and Second Regiment, living at Homer City, Indiana county, ribs broken and Injured internally. May not recover. ALEXANDER II OAK, a Southside police man, badly bruised. MRS. FREDERICK GRAFF, of this city, injured seriously abont the body. BESSIE FULLWOOD, of Pittsburg, cut in head. CAPT. GRACE, of Jamestown, N. Y., injured abont the heart and loner limbs. SON OF MRS. GRAFF, cut by flying splinters and glass. MRS. MENTON, of Butler, cut and braised In temally. t CAPTAIN FULLWOOD, of this city, slightly scratched. Not so Seriously Injured. ' A. W. DUFF. ESQ of this city, slightly In jured about the face and neck. REV. FATHER GREGORY, of St Angus tine's Church, Lawrenceville, hurt about the head. vT. A. HOOK, Injured In back and side. MRS. CATHERINE KEEFER, of Butler, bruised about the back and limbs. CHARLES SEITZ,West Falrview, Westmore land county, badly cut about the face and head. REV. S. WOODS, of Barkleyville, Venango county, cut on head and back. THREE CHILDREN belonging to Mrs. Far relL whose other child was killed. They were rolled about and bruised. CHARLES P. BYERLi, of the regiment, in jured in back and head. How ft Occurred. The-accident was a sad termination of the reunion of the One Hundred and Second ennsylrania Volunteers at Butler. There ere about 25 veterans on board the train at tbe time, and nearly all of them were in jured. Tbe wreck was caused by the rails spread ing and allowing a coach to go over a bank. -ZaVie car were about 24 people, and not one of them escaped unhurt. The train left Butler at 235 o'clock in the afternoon, and was due in this city at 4:40. The crowd on board was mostly made up of the stragglers who were returning home-from tbe reunion. The majority of the veterans who had attended the festivi ties came home on tbe early morning train, but those who were on the fated train had remained until the afternoon. Composition of Ibe Train. The train was If o. 17, in charge of En gineer .T. Cuthbert and Conductor J. S. Gray. It was composed of an engine and two coaches. One of the latter was a com bination smoking and baggage car, and was the one at the rear end of the train. The other coach was an ordinary Pennsyl vania standard passenger car. "While bowling along at a rate of about 30 miles an hour, and singing their old camp songs, the veterans and their wives had no thought of an accident While passing over the Sarver bridge they were admiring the country scenery, when all of a sudden the train received a shock, and the wheels of the first car could be heard bumping over the crossties. The Scene of the Wreck. The point where the accident occurred is about three-quarters of a mile this side of Sarver station and 35 miles from Allegheny City. The train was going along at a high rate of speed when it struck a sharp curve at the Sarver bridge. When the driving wheels of the locomotive hit the angle of the curve the rails spread and allowed the tender to drop down on the ties. The front coach also jumped off the rails. The force of the shock was enough to throw the coach over on the lower side, and it rolled down the bank toward the creek. The coach turned over once and alighted on its side. It was crushed in as If it had been a cigar box, and penned underneath the wood, glass,' etc., were the passengers. A Badly MIxed-TJp Mess. "When the coach rolled down the em bankment the passengers were thrown pell mell over one another: When it turned upside down the backs of the seats came out and the people were forced from them. The men and women were thrown together, now having their heads bumped against the rail of a seat, now being jammed in between the seats, and then thrown against the glass windows of the car. When the coach stopped, at the bottom of the bank, it was a mass of splinters and broken lumber. In one side there was not a single whole panel of glass left. The car was smashed, and lay in such a position that none oi the people could be pulled out An ax had to be secured by one of the train men and. Holes Cut la the Car before the imprisoned men and women could be released from their position. Some of them had their limbs and arms caught in such positions that it was fully an hour be fore they conld all be taken out When the train went down Baggagemas ter Huffy, who was irr-the combination oar, jumped out, and without waiting to ascer tain the extent of the damage, ran along the track all the way to Freeport, a distance of seven miles, and reported the wreck. As soon as Superintendent Kirtland received notice of it he jumped upon s,d engine and started for the scene. Other Medical Parties Procured, A telegram was sent to Sharpsburg order ing out the company's doctors, and the engine picked them up in a car at that place. Dr Graham, ot fiarrwbux, headed one party of four and $cCardy, of Free port, a party of five physicians. Three of the company's physicians at Tarentum were also ordered out, and were picked up on the way. After the departure of the Su perintendent tho wrecking train was ordered out, and all the men that could be secured were sent to the scene of the disaster. It required but a very short time to put the track in proper shape and get the road open for business. Tbe InJured.Tenderly Cared For. As soon as their wants could be attended to and sufferings alleviated the injured were placed as comfortably as pos sible in two coaches and hanled to Allegheny. Owing to their condition, Superintendent Kirtland ran the train very slowly, and it was nearly 11 o'clock before they arrived at the Federal street station. Some of the wounded had been taken off the train at Chestnut street, and hurried across the Sixteenth street bridge to their homes. Superintendent Kirtland had nearly all the carriages he could get at Federal and Chestnut streets, to convey the injured to their homes. The Allegheny General Hos pital and the police patrol wagons were out to look after any of those for whom provis ion had not been made. Trainmaster T. M. Thompson made every body as comfortable as possible, and sent agents oi the company borne with each per son. Everything that could be .suggested was secured ior the injured people by the railroad officials and their assistants. Stories of Eye-Witnesses. Accompanying General Eowley was L. Kelly, a member of the regiment, who said: "1 was in the front car. Shortly before we reached the bridge I started back to the smoker to take a drink of whisky. I had just sat down when I heard a grinding sound as if the wheels were plowing through the roadbed, and the car I was in Degan to shake as though it would topple over. I saw the car in front go over the embankment, and the cries of the women and children were most pitilul. I was the only man on the train who had any whisky, and probably I would not have been alive to give it to the sufferers had I not started back through the train for a drink myself. There was no one in my car hnrt My liquor probably saved many lives." Helped to Rescue Mr. Lyon. Rudolph Hurdsaker. also a member nf the regiment, helped to rescue Major Lyon. He said: "I was in the smoker at the time uuu me nrsi tning i. Knew A saw tne car ahead of us leave the tnrck and bump over the ties. After running on the ties a short distance it jumped off them alto gether and ran along the hillside. Then it turned over and rolled to tho bottom. The side of the car was so crushed it was impos sible to get anybody out until we cnt away a good part of the coach. This we did with an ax that we secured in the smoker. I do not see how anybody escaped from the car alive." A number of reasons 'are given for the accident Some of the soldiers stated that the timbers where the rails spread were rotten. This idea is Scouted bv Ibe BaIlrond,Peoplc, who say that the pressure of the flange on the driving wheels cansed the outside rail to give way. Superintendent Kirtland would not say last evening what he thought had caused the accident He was so busy attending to the comfort of the injured that he had no time to talk Conductor Gray and Brakeman Karri s were standing on the rear platform of the car that went over the bank. When it left the rails they tried to lump off. but did not have time and went down with it Karns was caught against a huge bowlder and could not be released for some time. The conplings between the two cars broke and the combination coach did not leave the track. When the train bearing the Injured ar- ContinvcdonSevtnthpage, - w wmm :. PITTSBURG, SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 1889. TWELVE PAGES. SULllTAS IS GUILTY. That is the Jury's Verdict in tho Great Prize Fightin? Case. SENTENCE NOT YET PRONOUNCED, As the Pugilist's Lawyer Still Eaa an Argument to Make. THE CHAMPION SOMEWHAT WORRIED. Indictments Bare Been Found Against Others of the Participants. The Mississippi jury last evening brought in a verdict of guilty against John L. Sulli van on a charge of prize fighting. The counsel for the defendant will argue a motion before sentence is pronounced. Fresh indictments have been returned against Charley Johnston and others. Prntvis, Miss., August 16. Arguments in the Sullivan case were made to-day. District Attorney Neville opened and closed for the State, while ex-Attorney General Ford, Judge Calhoun and Mr. Green ap peared for defendant. The District At torney, in closing his argument, said: "From the evidence the accused has been proven guilty. If your verdict be that of not guilty then write on the indictment 'Not guilty Mississippi disgraced and despised,' aud if tbe verdict be 'guilty' then you will show to the world that in Missis sippi, our beloved State, the law is su preme." Charges for the defense were read by Mr. Green, of counsel, and those for the State by the District Attorney. Each of the charges are quite lengthy. That for the defense says that although the jury believe from the evidence that, the detendant fought with Kilrain, yet, unless the State PBOVED IT WAS TBtTE that the person's name was known to be Jake Kilrain, or that he passed by 'that name, they can't find defendant guilty under either count That although thejuryshould be satisfied that defendants' taught in a ring, it must be proved that they fought for a prize, to convict on the first count The charge for the State at the outset says: "If the jury believes from the evi dence that Sullivan, within two years be fore the indictment, engaged in a prize fight with Jake Kilrain they will find him guilty." It was 3:30 when the jury took the charges and withdrew, and at 5 o'clock they re turned into court. Sullivan took his seat at tbe bar, and only the chewing he gave the toothpick in his mouth showed that he felt any emotion. Judge Terrell had al ready taken his seat, while the attorneys became solemn and expectant There was a deep silence as the jury entered. They sat down for ft moment, but Judge Terrell said: BECEIVINO THE VEBDICX. "Stand up, gentlemen." Thev arose. "Stand up, Mr. Sullivan,'' said the Judge. The champion also came to his feet His face was just a shade more serious than usual, but he still looked quite uncon cerned. ' "Have you agreed upon a verdict?" asked the Judge. There was a general nodding of leads, and thev handed over a naoer. Judge Ter rell turned it over to the Clerk, who read, "Wrthe Jnry,"na,clj'erUIct otgnllty as charged in the first indictment" "You mean first count," suggested the Judge. A general headshaking denoted an affirmation. Judge Calhoun requested that the jury be asked what they did mean. "You mean gnilty of prize fighting," said the Jndge to the Jury. The latter nodded in the affirmative. The verdict was ordered recorded and the jury were released. THE CHAMPION WOBBIED. Sullivan's face as the verdict was ren dered was a studr. His look was not of dis appointment or grief, but more of worry and annoyance. He' showed no feeling in the presence of the crowd and as "soon as ho could get away from the Court House he went by a back way, accompanied by several of his faithful friends. He tried hard to keep uphis spirits, singing a snatch of song and forcing a laugh, but he was evidently a little downhearted. He stood at the depot to see the north bound train pass, and later on recovered his usual merry mood and was social and as un concerned as ever. Theease against Referee Fitzpatrick will be taken up to-morrow. A dispatch from New York says: Word has been received here that all those who had taken part in the Sullivan-Kilrain bat tle bad been indicted at Purvis, Miss.. Charlie Johnston, of Brooklyn, being among the number. A reporter called at Johnston's place and found that gentleman standing outside talking to an acquaint ance. STJEELT INDICTED. "There is a rnmor, Mr. Johnston, that you and others have been indicted by the grand jury at Purvis, Miss. Can you tell me if it has any foundation in fact? asked the reporter. "1 guess it has," was bis quiet answer. "You hare received confirmation of it then?" "Yes, sir." "Would you mind telling In what shape?" "No, sir; here it is." Mr. Johnston -here produced from the depths of his vest pocket a telegram from Purvis, informing him that be, Jimmy Wakely and Danny Murphy had been in dicted. "Will you tell me from whom you re-N ceived the telegram" "From a friend in Purvis," and that is all he would say upon that score. "What will you do?" asked the reporter, "Go on to Purvis and surrender?" "I will go on to Purvis if they send for me. I am right here if they want me, and I am not going to run away." NOT MUCH OF A CASK. "Do you think they have got h case against you?" - "Well, I don't know; they can't prove that I backed Sullivan for a dollar's worth. In the first place, the contract was not made in this country, anyway, as I believe Toron to is in Canada." "What chances do you think your case will have for a favorable issue?" "Well, if they get us down there, they have the advantage, as we will be out of the way of auy assistance from our friends here. It seems to me the Jaw is very funny that they can extradite a man from New York State on such a charge." A FLATTERING STATEMENT. West Tlrclnla Central and Plmbarc Rail road Earnings for Six Months. Baltimoee, August 16. The statement of earnings and expenses of the West Vir ginia Central and Pittsburg Railway Com pany for July, 1889, as compared, with July, 1888, shows an increase In net earnings of $21,574. The net earnings in the first six months of the fiscal year are $135,986, so that the company has -earned in six months over the total fixed charges of the year, which are $135,000, 6 per cent on $2,250,000 bonds. THE DRINKING HABITS the manners, health and tnoraU qf the AinerU can people dre treated in to-morrouft DlS FAxearom a jAytfeta's standpoint, A HUNTING TBAGEDY. A Young Collegjnter Shoots Hie Friend in Mistake for a Deer A Coroner's Jury 'Exonerates "the "Homicide A Natural Error. tSFXCIAL TILXOLlM TO TUX DISPATCH. Bomb, August 16. Clarence Guest Pell, of New York, only son of Walter T. Pell, was shot and instantly killed yesterday afternoon in the North woods, about half a mile above Panslucalla Lake, in Herki mer county. -A party of four, con sisting of young'1 Pell, his chum at Tale, James Husted, a son of General James- W. Husted, a young man named cox ana Yilliam Spell, their guide, started out on a deer hunt. Another party which had camped a short distance from the Pell party were also hunting in the same deer lick. This party consisted of three, Ellis H. Roberts, of TJtica, James Sherman and their guide whose name is Spinner. They had not seen a deer all day long. ' The Pell party were in the bushes await ing their chancer to shoot a deer on the quiet It seems that the Roberts party were not aware of this and as they were only ten rods away heard the bushes crack. Young Roberts quickly aimed bis Win chester at a tan colored object that he thought was a deer and fired and shot his friend, Clarence tPell, dead. When he reached the spot he found Pell stoue dead in the hands of his guide. Spell, was only a few feet away when tho shot was fired. The ball had struck Pell on the right side passing through the left side and had lodged in his wrapper. Pell wore a tan colored coat, and at a glimpse in tbe woods might easily be mistaken for a deer. Rob erts says he only saw a little bit of Pell, and as the bushes were shaking he thought it was a deer. Pell was a member of the class of '92 of Yale College. Coroner K. W. Warren, of Hion, held an inquest in Stuter's Hotel, White Lake Cor ners, this afternoon. The verdict was that Clarence Pell was accidentally shot by Ellis Roberts, bnt Mr. Roberts was exoner ated from all blame. IEATIKQ MT. GRETNA. The Joint Encampment of Militia and Been Ian Come to u. Close. isrsciAi. TXLiaiuuc to the EisrATCn.1 Mt. GbetkA August 16. This was the closing day of the joint encampment of the National Guard and the United States reg ulars and was a busy one for the officers and soldiers. The United States cavalry this morning visited the rifle range and in the presence of the cavalry of the National Guard did some firing. Surgeon Fritchey, of the Governor's troop, did some excellent shooting. The batteries of the United States regulars aud National Guard were out on drill to-day. The drill ing was done under Captain Cushing, Cap tain Turnbull and Captain Brinckle, each having under command his own battery and one of the National Guard. The National Guards had dress parade this evening nnder Colonel Hudson" and made a very fine ap pearance. The National Guard batteries did some drilling to-day by companies. The tents at the Governor's headquarters have all been removed with the exception of two, which will disappear to-day. The United States regulars will, enter upon firing drill on Monday, and expect to finish by the 30th, when they will leave for their posts. The entire division will encamp here next year, together with a large representation from the United States army. WASHQUT8 IN S0DTH CAROLINA. A Heavy Rainstorm Works Havoc to Crops and Ballraaai. and Bailroad. rrfAUTvrW,!. q r w. -t(Tr-. CrfABt,ES'. S. C, Angtfst 16.-On nc- count of heavy washouts on the South Car olina Railroad, all connection with Camden is shut off. Serious damage was also done at several points on the Wilmington, Colum bus and Augusta Railroad. All hope of the rice on the Santee river is gone. The area affected is not more than about 6 miles wide and 50 or 60 miles long. There was no thunder or lightning, but a steady, tremendous downpour of ram. It is esti mated that 12 inches fell in two hours. Seven miles of the Camden branch of the South Carolina Bailway are washed away. Cotton fields about Gadsden have been washed clean. Cattle have been drowned by hundreds, and great damage has been done. NOT PROP. HOGAN, BUT A SUICIDE The Body Found on Fire Island Beach Was that of Henry Warden. Babyios-, L. L, August 16. The body of the man which was found on Fire Island Beach two weeks ago, and which was at first supposed to be that of Prof. Hogan, the missing aeronaut, and was subsequently buried in the cemetery of this village, has been identified as that of Henry Warden, of Chicago. Warden came to New York to study music, and became despondent It is sup posed that he committed suicide, as his lriends in Chicago received a letter from him telling them be was tired of life, and bidding them good-bye. The body was dis interred and taken to Chicago by Warden's relatives. A BIG COAL LAND DEAL. Forty Thousand Acres of Illinois Land Pur- chased by a Syndicate. tsrrcijx telxokjlm to totc DisrATcn.1 La Sam.e.Ixl., August 16. The Spring Valley Coal Company, the President ot which is W. L. Scott, of Pennsylvania, has just completed the purchase of 40,000 acres of coal lands in Bureau, La Salle and Put nam counties. This includes the fire clay as well as the coal, with the right to mine the same. By purchasing the bottom lands alongboth sides of the Illinois river for six miles the riparian rights are obtained for nothing. This is thelargest coal field in the West owned by one syndicate. COSTLY CONTRACT LABOR. A FIno of 81.000 and Costs Imposed In Each of 64 Case. Atjstis-, Tex., August 16. In the United States Court this morning G us Wilfce and Abner Taylor pleaded guilty to the impor tation of skilled laborers from Europe to work on the new capitol, and were fined $1,000 and costs in each of 64 cases. BOULANGER'S MANIFESTO. He Still Has Confidence Ja the 6ucc"eas of His Cause. LoJTDOa-, August 16. A manifesto signed by 'General Boulanger, Count Dillon and Henri Rochefort is published. It calls the action of the Senate Court an orgie of arbi trary rule, calumny and mendacity, and de clares that in spite of fresh coups d'etat pre paring in the dark, the signers have contin ued confidence in the electorate of France. Fonrer Collom Out on Bait. Minneapolis, August 16. J. Frank Collom, the alleged forger of $227,000 worth of notes, was released from jail at 10 o'clock this evening on $100,000 baiL The name of his father, W. T. Collom, appeared as one ot tbe sureties on each bond. A Double UnnglBf. Lake Charles, La., August "it Louis Remarest, white, and Summer Miller, both convicted of murder, were hanged here thousand' persons. iu-vioj. n,uui waa wuRaftea pv a 'iwruni -- - JUDGE FfflD BAKED. He is Arrested for the Murder of Terry, but Soon Set Free UPON A WEIT OF HABEAS C0EPUS. In an Extended Petition He Reviews His Side of the Case. A WAREAKT SWORN 0UTBX MRS. TERRI Tne Dead Han's Fnnerai Attended by a Great Con "course of People. Stephen J. Field, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, was yesterday arrested on a charge of murder, preferred by Mrs. Terry. He applied for a writ of habeas corpus be fore Judge Sawyer, who was also threatened by Terry, and was released on $5,000 ball. The funeral of the dead man was largely at tended, but the California Supreme Court refused to adjourn in hia memory. Sah Fkakcisco, August 16. Justice Stephen J. Field, of the United States Supreme Court, was arrested here to-day on tbe charge of being a party to the killing of David S. Terry at Lathrop last Wednesday morning. Applications were made at once for a writ of habeas corpus, and the matter was heard by Judge Sawyer, of the United States Circuit Court, who granted the writ, and released Justice Field on $5,000 bail. The warrant for Justice Field's arrest was issued by a Justice of the Peace in Stock ton on complaint of Mrs. Sarah Althea Terry. Sheriff Cunningham, 'of Stockton, arrived here with the warrant last night, and he applied to Judge Rix, of the Police Court, this morning to indorse it Judge Rix took tbe matter under advisement, and asked the advice of District Attorney Page. TBE WASBAXX EEQULAB. The latter expressed the opinion that the warrant should be indorsed; that it was issued in regular form, and the Judge should not consider the individuality of the person against whom it was directed. Counsel who appeared for Justice Field urged the Judge to take testimony to ascer tain if the warrant should have been issued. He declared that the issuance of the warrant was nothing more than an attempt to humiliate a Jnstice of the Supreme Court Judge Rix finally Indorsed the warrant, and placed it in the hands of Sheriff Cun ningham, who went at once to the United States Appraisers' building, where Justice Field's chambers are located. Justice Field arrived at his chambers about noon, and, with Judge Brewer, of Kansas, and Judge Sawyer, awaited the arrival of the Sheriff. Sheriff Cunningham went first to the Mar shal's office, and then, accompanied bv Chief ot Police Crowley, Captain Lees and United States Marshal Franks, proceeded to Justice Field's chambers. ritACXD TJKDEE ABBEST. Justice Field rose to receive the party, and Sheriff Cunningham presented the war rant and formally made the arrest Appli cation was made at once for a writ of habeas corpus. Judge Sawyer granted the writ, and the party retired to the Circuit Court room. District Attorney Carey announced that Sheriff Cunningham had obeyed the writ of aDea corpus-ana proauoea me prisoner a thathe now awaited the further pleas- habeas corpus-ana produced the prisoner uro of the Court. o uage oawyer set tne case for hearing next Thursday morning and ordered Justice Field's release, fixing the Dau at to.uuu. The petition for the'writ of habeas corpus was made by Justice Fields himself, and is a very lengthy document It sets forth in detail the lacts of the case already known and declares that at the breakfast table at Lathrop Jnstice Field was maliciously'and wickedly assaulted from behind by David S. Terry, which assault was not provoked by any act, word or deed of the petitioner. the cottbt sensation. The details ot the contempt proceedings of September last, when Mrs. Terry caused the sensational scene in the Circuit Court room, are then set forth, and it is declared that at the time of the commission of said contempt by Terry and his wife, and their arrest, con victions and sentence therefor, and at divers times and places since, the petitioner is in formed, and believes that said Terrv and wife have respectively threatened that at the first opportunity they would insult, as sault and kill the petitioner for and on ac count of acts done in Jibe discharge of his duties devolving upon him as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, and said Terry repeatedly and frequently declared and threatened that he would "get .-;tt. ..;:.. The petition next sets forth that at the time of the shooting Justice Field was ac companied by David Nagle, a Deputy United States Marshal, who was acting under instructions from the Attorney Gen eral of the United States and Marshal Frank. The petitioner declares that he in no way or manner defended or protected himself and was in no way responsible tor any directions given Nagle or any other person, and that he was MERELY PBESENT at the place of the shooting while en route from Los Angeles to San Francisco in dis charge of his official duties. He further declares that he was not then nor has he been at any time for many years, armed with any weapon whatever, nor has he used any weapon whatever. Petitioner lurther alleges that Sarah Althea Terry falsely and maliciously swore out the warrant of arrest Justice Field also sets forth in his peti tion that he is now holding court in this city, and this arrest and removal would seriously interfere with and interrupt bis official duties, such interference being con trary to the provisions of the Constitu tion. Justice Field further asserts that in the United States Circuit Court, during the hearing of the Sharon case issues, it was proved and held that tbe complainant, Sarah Althea Terry, was "an abandoned woman without veracity." WOULD NOT HONOR TEBBT. Application was made by Attorney Crit tenden to the Supreme Court to adjourn to day as a mark of respect to the memory of Judge Terry. Chief Jnstice Beatty de clined to entertain the motion. After remarking that he was 'sorry the motion had been urged he added: "It is a very unpleasant affair, bdt the Court has fully considered the same, and deems it the wisest course to treat the subject in silence. The sudden death of David S. Terry is notorious, and it is the decision of 'this Court that it take no further action in the matter." A dispatch from Stockton says: The funeral of David S. Terry was held here to day. The body was removed from the morgue at noon and taken to the Episcopal church, where it lay in state for two hours, and was viewed by a great number of people. Mrs. Terry occupied a pew near the casket, aud watched the face of the dead all the while. Several times she left her seat and threw herself upon the casket. The service was read by one of the vestry men of the church. The body was interred in the cemetery in Stockton.. TKICHIXAE m PORK ttlir&k when introduced into the human tystem it die cuued bit Chevalier O Jaekion. JL. D in. in. wvtorroufi Dispatch. BAYED BYYAMEEspgp EYEEY BEEWEEY A Crew of the Right Sort of People Kt."o cues a. Boatload ot Women and Call- dren A Steamer Afire Far From Land No Llres Last. tsricxiL tzlxgbav to tub dispatch. J New Yobk. August 16. There was a mighty lively fire aboard the Brazilian mall steamship Allianca, on July 8, while she was 135 miles froiri Bahia and about 25 miles from the coast of Brazil. A faint out line of the story of the fire got here a few days later, in a very brief dispatch. The Allianca is one of the very few steam ships that were officered entirely by Yan kees. That they are the right kind of peo ple to have on shipboard in an emergency is proved by the way they bandied the Allianca when she was afire. Tho news papers of Brazil are lavish in their praises of the courage and coolness of Captain Beers and his assistants. The fire broke out about 9:30 o'clock at night, in a front compartment midships, where were stowed 45 casks-of rum and a lot of cotton in bales How the fire started is not known. A few minutes after the third assistant engineer, Joseph Neptune, discov ered it, the rum casks began to explode. Nearly all the 85 passengers, including 45 women and children, many of whom were Americans, had gone to bed. They got up in a hurry and rushed on deck. Capt Beers headed bis ship for the shore, while Engineer Van Aderstine got out five lines of hose and pumped water into the compartment through the coal bunker hatches. Anchor was dropped within five miles of the coast, and all the passengers were put aboard five lifeboats, which were swung into the water. An officer had charge of each boat The captain, the engineer and his assist ants and the crew stayed aboard the ship and fought the fire until dawn, when they got it under control. The only damage to the hull of the steamer was the warning nf plate on the starboard side. The officers and crew were exhausted by the time they got the fire under control. The carpenter and half a dozen of the men were slightly burned about the hands. The passengers signed a paper compli menting the captain and his men for their gallantry. After the ship reached Bahia $1,600 was raised to buy presents for the brave tars. UXORICIDE AND SUICIDE A Cowboy Shoots Hla Wife, Mother-in-law and Himself. rSrXCIAI. TELIORAM TO TITS DISPATCS.! Nashville, Aug ustl6. Henry Prewitt, Spring Creek, to-day shot and fatally wounded his wife, slightly wonnded his mother-in-law and committed suicide. Prewitt, who was 30 years of age, came to this State a short time ago from Texas, where he had been employed as a cowboy. He was Inclined to be wildand reckless, bnt succeeded in winning a highly respectable young lady for a wife four months since. Hecngaged in the illegal sale of liquor. His wife and her relatives were strongly opposed to this and gave information that led to the issuance of a warrant for his arrest This came to bis knowledge, and very early this morning he asked his wife to ac comrjanv him to Weaklv rnnntv tint np 'she was in ill health she told him she would not go. Becoming maddened at her refusal, Prewitt drew a revolver, and while his wife was in the arms of her aunt he shot her in the baok. Turning to his mother-in-law, Prewitt also shot her, inflicting a wound that, while very painful, is nof regarded as dangerous. Prewitt fled from the house, and, making ,his way to a field close by. tent a bullet through his head and diea almost instantly. ' MORE LAND TO BE OPENED UP. The Cherokee Commlaalon Wants to Bay 1.000,000 Acres Prom tbe Indiana. K as 3 as Crnr, August 16. A special from Muskogee, L T., says: Judge A. M. Wilson is the only one of the Cherokee Commissioners now in the Territory. Gen eral Fairchild left yesterday to attend the G. A. B encampment at Milwaukee. Ex Governor Hartranft will probably resign, inasmuch as his declining health necessi tates a trip abroad. Judge Wilson leaves to-morrow for Atoka, in the Choctaw coun try, where he will examine the condition of affairs there and ascertain what terms can be made with the Indians there for the transfer of-their claim upon the Cherokee strip. It is the intention of the Commission to avail themselves of that stipulation of the treaty with the Government which provides for the transfer of the Choctaws, Cbickasaws and Arapahoes from their reservation to the Cherokee reservation, and open up tbe for mer, 1,000,000 acres in extent, to settlement This can be accomplished within a year. A NEW OIL FIELD DEVELOPED. A Bis Gnsher Attracts Capitalists to West Viretnla. MoBOANTOWir, W. Va., August 16. The Smith & Aiken oil well equals the first reports, which were to the effect that she was a gusher, variously estimated at from 300 to 600 barrels. The well was sunk on what was supposed to be the eastern por tion of the field and proves to be the heart of the belt Leading operators say this new West Vir ginia field is the greatest white sand oil field since the time of the Butler, Pa.. strike. The field covers an area ot several miles and extends into Marion county. The Standard Oil Company is after all the gas territory to bold In reserve. The leases for the most part are held by private parties cr small corporations and the prices now being paid for territory are fabulous. The influx ot new capitalists has already begun. AF OPPOSITION VICTORY. The Salisbury Government Farced to With draw an Obnoxious Measure. London, August 16. The discussion of the tithes bill was continued to-day in the House of Commons. Sir William G. Ver non Harcourt, member for Derby, appealed to the Speaker to say whether, when the amendments inserted practically constituted a new bill, it was not the practice to with draw the measure and introduce it as a new bill if necessary. The Speaker ruled tharabill so trans formed should be withdrawn. Tbe bill was accordingly withdrawn and will not be again presented. A WEST VIRGINIA CLOUDBURST. Bnllroada Washed Out and Farmers Suffer Considerable Loss. tsrSCtAZ. TXXXOBAM TO THS DlSPATCK.l Clabksbubo, W. Va., August 16. A cloudburst in. the valley of Lost Creek, this county, last night, did an immense amount of damage. Traffic on the Western and Clarksburg Railroad has been suspended all day owing to tho immense amount of debris washed on the tracks. Farmers have suffered terribly. Turkish Troops Entrenched la Crete. London, August 16. A dispatch from Crete says that the Turkish troops have for tified their positions at Cavea in spite of the opposition of the insurgents. Fifteen hundred Turkish reinforcements have ar rived, and 6,000 more are expected. Df THE LIFE OF AN ACTRESS is the title of a romantic novelette oy CM. 8. Transient Advertisements, INCLUDING WANTS, TO LETS, FOR SALES. ETC., FOR TOMORROW'S ISSUE Should he handed in at tbe main advertising ofncejArHs Dispatch, fifth avenue, up to midrfSK THREE CENTS VRJn.n'Roillr' Arront nf f ha TTinlie.rl N&trVsvndicati .Y""V' "-. .- a- 4U.v-Tii1iAnfa Hitraa Tfa Aim ri."6 uu"""- u"w " " im r,000,000 IN OPTIONS HERE, And EYery Paying Establishment In the County Is Wanted. A CLEAR INSIDE EXPOSE OF THE PLAIT, Wiuca Aims Legitimately to Inrnt 1100,000,000 at front in America. The local representative and member of the English syndicate that seeks to buy all paying Allegheny county breweries tells all about it He hints at $7,000,000 being out in options here already. His Inside view of the great project is full of interesting, straightforward details the very first yet printed, he says. So much unanthenticated talk has been going the rounds lately about the Brewers' Trust, that The Dispatch made another, and finally successful, effort last night to find out something definite in regard to the English syndicate's local operations. J. J. O'Reiley, the representative in this city of the syndicate, furnished a reporter with some interesting facts, not surmises, in re gard to the workings of that body. He was very particular, however, about being quoted exactly, and refused to talk until a promise had been given him that his wishes in this behalf would be observed. The fol lowing is the story as he gave it to the re porter: You may say, in the first place, that the En glish syndicate is no myth. In addition to being the agent of the syndicate in this city, I am also a member of that body. It is composed of shrewd, intelligent, cold and calculating business men, most of whom are Englishmen, but a few among them claiming America as their home. The capital stock of tho whole concern Is, at the very lowest calculation, 5100,000,000, and I may state that much of this amount was made right here in America and in the Indies. SYNDICATE'S COtTKSE J-JSTIPIED. Very many people are bitterly opposed to the syndicate, because they imagine that it is un-American, and that it is going to hurt American industries. This is a great mistake. No later than the other day a scan met me and attacked me on tbe ground that, if all the money were brought over here no one would be able to secure more than 2 or 3 per cent on a 51.000,000 investment. I reDlied that all I wished to have was (1,000,000 invested at 3 per cent The English syndicate is a good thing for Englishmen, and it Is a good thing for Americans. It might seem strange that most investments are made in this country; but that is not strange, when we re member that these Englishmen are shrewd business men, and tbey are capable of recog nizing a good investment when tbey see one. We offer a fair price for all industries we pur chase. The impression has gone abroad that we will give almost any price for what we want. This is wrong. Fair, reasonable and business terms are what we offer. Even if we do buy up these industries, the men bought out can in vest their money in numberless paying indus tries, which tho Englishmen cannot recognize, owing to their long distance from us. The capital stock, I have told you, is over $100,000,000. About 40,000,000 ot this amount is already invested in various points; but as yet, none of it has been actually placed in Pitts bnrg. Before the end of tbe year the remain ing 560,000,000 will be in the pockets of tho American manufacturers. Up to this time most of the money has been invested in tha brewing industries; bat not all or ir. The syndicate is willing to purchase nothing but old and well established industries. It don't want to buy up stocks, as anyone can purchase them. BIO PISH, OR NONE. It will not bother at all with any purchases under $1,000,000. For Instance 55,000,000 was recently Invested in a fancy iron manufactur ing establishment in New York, and over 54,000,000 was placed in various ways in Phila delphia. Tho syndicate is an English corporation, listed in London, with representatives in vari ous parts of America. When negotiations for the purchase of any establishment are com pleted, tbe parties owning the Industry must sign an elaborate agreement iThe reporter was shown a copy of this agreement It has been prepared by the best legal talent of En gland, and before it is signed it Is usually sub mitted to tbe best local legal talent It recites in the most minute manner all the details of the industry to ba purchased, and leaves no loophole of escape for tbe contracting parties. But before this agreement is signed, another must be signed for the agent promis ing to sign the first named article. When this is done tho most expert accountants come over from England and verify these agreements and take a most accurate inventory of all the belongings of the insnected industry. If there is found to be the slightest flaw in any of tbe representations of the parties selling, deduc tions from the amount offered are made ac cordingly. SOME SWEEPINO STATEMENTS. We have 9,000,000 worth of breweries in our pockets. We are going to buy every brewery in Allegheny county, if money can buy. We have given options on every brewery in the two cities, with the exception ot one, and 1 will visit tbe owners of that one next Monday. Deals bare been concluded for three-fourths of the best brewing establishments in the county, and we are now waiting for the accountants to come over and verify the accoants. We will surely purchase all the rest, for the men owning them would be foolish to withstand our offers. A good price Is given to those selling; they are at liberty to invest this ready money as they please, and according to the terms of our agreement they must remain in the management of their establishments for at least three years. Of course the brewers will not admit that tbey bavo sold until their statements bavo been verified by our ac countants, a. MISSTATEMENTS POINTED OCT. The statements appearing in the press In the past have been tbe veriest trash. On several occasions it was given out that we had com pleted aeals with men whom we had not even approached. It was even claimed that the parties whom we are going to see next Monday had already sold. Over 525,000,000 bas been In vested in various places that the public knows i nothing at all about. Ours Is not the only syndicate in America. To my knowledge, there are at least three such here to-day, and their purpose! often conflict Our headquarters are in New York, and if any deals were on baud for tbe large iron or steel manufacturing establishments hereabouts thev would probably be carried on at New York. X have not beard of any; so it most be one of the other syndicates which is dabbling in these. In conclusion, I would state that tho papers in the present brewery deal in this city are al ready on their way to England to be verified. Our expert accountant will be here next Tues day, and our leading agent, from Jfew York, is also on bis way to this city. There is nothing underhand about our bus iness. It Is not the intention of tbe syndicate to create a monopoly in any line of business, or to interfere with anybody. All its members want is a profitable investment PHOTOGRAPH'S TESTIMONY In an Inquest Flatly Contradicts All tho Witnesses. rSrXCIAI. TSXZOBX to ths eispatct-.j Rochesteb, August 16. A photograph developed an important fact to-day in the inquest over those killed in the Forest Lawn Railway accident now being held here. Witnesses have all testified that the engineer of the express train reversed the lever before the accident occurred. The picture indicates that the engine was not reversed at the moment of collision. The lever by which the link motion is controlled by tbe engineer is not visible in the photo graph, but a rod running from it to the . shaft nu which tbe links are suspended is plainly in view, and its position shows that the steam was operating to move the engine forward instead ot the reverse when. the col lision took place. ' ; . m , i re.i wt vtvimnsvt If vnivl hw sajajtjxav;j&.