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v,t iTansiEfli MveruseieflB A.t tbo SBranch Offlcos of Tlio Dispatch. For to-morrow's Issue up to 9 o'clock P. M. For list of branch offices in. the various dis tricts nee THIKD PAGE. FOKTY-FOUBTH TEAE. AFTER THE FLURRY, A Deep Current of Distrust Yet in Greene County. THE ONLY BANK S0LIL All Its Withdrawn Deposits Having Been Returned. A BKMARKABLE BILL OP EQUITY. Charges Made Against Some Cattle Com pany Speculators, AND STILL THE DEFENDANTS KICK The only bank in Greene county doesn't appear to be affected by the many assign ments made by farmers there of late. It is announced that the institution has safely weathered the blasts, and has money iij plenty to lend on good security. A remarks-able suit has been brought by some of the men who were pinched by the cattle com pany failures. fFEOM A STAFF COBBXSFOKDXXT.l v Waynesbubg, December 6. While the first flurry of the excitement OTer the numerous failures resulting from the ven tures in cattle companies is dying out, there remains a deep current of distrust, and a feeling of uneasiness. This distrust and ' uneasiness does not apply to the Farmers and DroTers' National Bank, the only bank that is located within the limits of Greene county. Tor two days a run was made on the bank, under a misapprehension. It was thought that the bank was carrying all the wildcat paper which had gone to support the cattle companies. THE LITTLE FELLOWS AFBAID. The smaller depositors were the most anx ious to secure their money. This was de monstrated by the fact that the largest indi vidual deposit withdrawn was 52,026 05. That was on last Friday. On Saturday morning the depositor who drew out this money brought back and deposited $3,025, be having kept out only $1 05. The run commenced on the bank on "Wednesday of last week. The Thursday following being a legal holiday, the bank was closed. It was expected that the run would continue on Friday. For three or four months the bank had kept in its vaults between $16,000 and $20,000 of unsigned na tional bank notes, given in exchange for currency redeemed. A SEEIES OF BACKSETS. Mr. W. T. Lantz, the cashier of the bank, had been seriously ill for some week. Mr. Charles A. Black, the President of the i bank, died during the early part of the J year, and his plaoe had never been filled. -fbr. D. W. JJraden, the Vice President, had L . been.serving at the board meetings, but had never undertaken to do any executive work. In anticipation of the continued run on the bank, and the necessity for signing the currency, the Board of Directors held a special meeting on Thanksgiving Day. At - that meeting Mr. W. P. Lantz resigned his position as cashier, and Mr. A. L Lindsey, the assistant cashier, was elected in his place. Mr. George L. Wyly, one of the di rectors, was elected President, to fill the va cancy caused by Mr. Black's death, and Mr. Samuel Harvey was elected a member of (he Board of Directors to fill Mr. Lantz's position as director. FUEL TO THE FLAMES. Tnese changes tended to foster the feeling of uneasiness that resulted from the failures. It was intensified by the fact that execu tions had been issued against Mr. Lantz,, and by stories that need not be cited, be cause they were untrue. Hardly had the' day ended when many of the persons who had withdrawn theirdeposits felt ashamed of themselves, and the next day, Saturday, there were actually more persons in the bank trying to make deposits than there were people endeavoring to get out their money. It was found that the bank didn't hold any of the cattle company money, with the exception of $4,000 ot the Dowlin & Bush firm. There are a few $5,000 notes in the bank that may be cattle company money, but everyone of them is secured by ten times the value in real estate, and nearly every note is secured by judgment in advance. THE CATTLE COMPANIES. So much for the bank. It is safe enough, and has money that it would like to loan, if any person will brine in good paper. Now, as to the cattle companies. Last night I thought there were only two companies. Upon my soul I can't tell how many there are. As near as I can get at it there is the Dowlin Ss Bosh Company, the Wyoming Cattle Company, the Sweet "Water Feeding Company, the Laramie Plains Land and Cattle Company, the Braden Feeding Com pany and two or three others that have gone astray. The meeting to-morrow will be of the "Wyoming Cattle Company and the Laramie Plains Land and Cattle Company. At this meeting an effort will be made to secure such arrangements as will prevent the utter wreck of people who have lost money in the enter prise. It is believed that there is enough money invested in land in the West to bring in at least 50 per cent of the losses. The cattle owned by the different companies will form another element of income. ET THE "WOEST SHAPE. The Laramie Plains Land and Cattle Company is the one which is most heavily involved. Yet this company owns 17,000 acres of land, well watered and all fenced. This land will be sold as soon as it is ,possibletb make the arrangements to do so. ' Sbouldvthc proceeds of the sale not be suffi cient to pay the liabilities, it is altogether likely that the other moneyed men of Greene county will come to the assistance of those in distress. A most remarkable bill in equity has been filed in court. This is by Josiah A. Inghram and Lemoyn Hoge against Daniel "W. Braden, "William T. LanU, John B. Bush, John Dowlin, David A. Spraggs, Ora Haley, Samuel Haas, "Winfield a Adamson, William F. Smith, Abncr Hoge, Jacob B. Fordyce and Morrison J. Garrison. WHAT IS CLAIMED, ... . . a. i o . v , The bill relates thai, on September 29, 1. ,, j--. t.J T.V T ..! 4.ooit Araniei'rr. joraueawimu-. .uussjjsiapcr, aooo ara&4,,sr, wmm - John Dowlin and William T. Lantz repre sented to the plaintiffs that they were about to form a co-partnership for the purpose of buying and feeding cattle through the win ter of 1887-8, on two meadow fields on the Hutton Home ranch, in Albany county, Wyoming Territory. It was represented to the plaintiff that large profits could be made out of the enterprise. The bill is exceedingly voluminous. It consists of 20 pages of legal cap, divided into nineteen sections. Some of the aver ments are remarkable, to say the least. It is claimed that John Dowlin and John B. Bush could sell and would sell to the Wy oming Company 900 head of cattle, averag ing 1,300 pounds "strong weight," what ever that means, for $35 per head. OTHEB ALLEGATIONS. Dowlin and Bush also agreed to sell to the new company 2,000 tons of good, merchant able hay, then standing in rick in the Hut ton Home ranch, in Albany "county, Wyo. T. TJpon these representations the plaintiffs paid in $5,000 together, or $2,500 each, as did Abner Hoge, D. A. Spragg, Ora Haley, Sam Haas and Adamson and Smith. There is a long story about hauling hay presses, etc, which goes through several pages, but this is where the gist of the matter comes part of section 5: And so also the said John Dowlin and John R. Bush received money subaenbed to the cap ital stock of the said copartnership, with the Knowledge and consent of the said Daniel W. Braden and William T. Lantz. WHAT THEY DO BELIEVE. Sixth That your orators are informed and believe, and therefore aver, that the said John Dowlin and John B. Rush confederated and combined with William T. Lantz and Darnel W. Braden in the receiving, handling and paying oat the capital stock of the said copartnership, and in getting the cattle and hay for said copartnership, and in the management of said cattle and other property ol ' said co-partnership, and in selling said cat tle and other property, and in receiving the money on said cattle and in using the same, and in using and applying the proceeds of the sale of the said cattle a.nd other property, and In the using of other property. That your orators are informed and believe, and therefore aver, that the said Daniel W. Braden, John Dowlin, William T. Lantz and John B. Bush have from time to time since the commencement of the said copartnership applied to their own use the capital stock subscribed by your orators. BOUGHT THEIE OWN CATTLE. Section 7 says that Bush, Dowlin, Lantz and Braden conspired to defraud various people by organizing a cattle-feeding com pany and selling to that company cattle that they already owned. Section 8 says: That the said Daniel W. Braden, William T. Lantz, John B. Bush and John Dowlin were in debt to a very large amount, either on their own account and in their own names, or on their own account with others, or in the name of one or the other of them or some of them, with others, or in and by the name of the Lara mie Plains Land and Cattle Company, which indebtedness matured on or about No vember 1, 1SS7; that the above named persons were at the time In great need of money to pay the above stated indebtedness; that your ora tors are informed, and believe that this said Daniel W. Braden, William T. Lantz, John B. Bush and John Dowlin organized the said co partnership to enable them to obtain the pos session of the money subscribed to the capital stock of said copartnership by your orators, aggregating $25,000, to use and apply to their own use, and to use tops; oS the above stated indebtedness. OTHEB SEBIOUS CHABOES. This allegation about Messrs. Dowlin, Bush, Braden and Lantz taking the money and applying it to their .own private uses is told with wearisome repetitions. Section 9 sets forth that Dr. Braden did not collect from either John Dowlin, W. T. Lantz, John B. Bush or W. A Haley or Samuel Haas the $5,000 that they subscribed to.the company, and that even Dr7Bta'dca-, "himself didn't pay his subscription. Section 10 avers that the 900 head of cattle didn't weigh as much as it was claimed they would. It is claimed that Dowlin and Bush wil fully neglected the care of the cattle; fur ther, that Dowlin and Bush permitted Haley and Haas to winter through the winter of 1887-88 200 head of cattle on the hay of the copartnership then standing on the Hutton Home ranch, and which the copartnership had bought and paid for. But here is the corker, section 15: That your orators are informed and believe, and therefore aver, that each and every state ment, representation, act and matter and thing done and said or acted by either or any one of them, the said John B. Bush, Daniel W. Braden. William T. Lantz and John Dowlin. as (hereinbefore or hereinafter set forth, were .rnaue, actea,aone ana stated oy them, the said John E. Rush, Daniel W. Bradln, William T. Lantz and John Dowlin, in confederacy with and in combination with eaoh other, AND YET THEY HICK. After having so thoroughly squelched the defendants as is done in that last para graph, there would seem to be no excuse whatever for them to show signs of life by kicking, but they do kick. I am not at liberty to use, ana The Dispatch would scarcely want to print the exceedingly Ions answer to this excessively Ions bill in equity, and of course every distinct and separate, as well as all the collective allega tions, is and are denied. I can't get in any more verbs there. The reader will have to be satisfied with the quantity given. But it is dne to Dr. D. W. Braden to say that he asserts, in the most positive manner, that instead of having made any money.out of the Laramie Plains Land and Cattle Company, or out of the Dawlin & Bush Company, or the Wyoming Cattle Company, he is actually out of pocket $2,500, through money advanced to members of the company without authority, A LONG STEUGGLE AHEAD. The litigation which must necessarily re sult from the suits will doubtless be more than a nine days' wonder, when the trial of the cases take place. Lemoyne Hoge, who is one of the plaintiffs in the equity suit, is the proprietor of the Downey House. He only got caught for $1,600, but his name has been confounded with that of his father, Abner Hoge, who was scorched badly. C T. Dawson. WILL BUILD ITS OWN BRIDGE. President Corbln Denying a Report Be lieved by UnrrUbure Officials. SPECIAL TELEOEAM TO TTIB DISPATCH.) Habeisbubg, December C President Corbin, of the Philadelphia and Beading Bailroad Company, to a committee of Har risburg Councils, denied with emphasis the truth or the apparently wen-authenticated report that the company had purchased from the Pennsylvania Bail road Company the South Penn piers, stating-that such an arrangement was im possible of consummation, and that the Philadelphia and Beading andf Harrisburg Terminal Bailroad Companies preferred to build their own bridge across the Susque hanna, to obtain, with a line being con structed to connect with the Harrisburg and Potomac, a western outlet. INDIAN MURDERESS HANGED. Two of Them Erplnto Their Crimes TJpon iho fenmo Gallowa. Flobence, Ariz., December 6. Na-Con-Quiu-Say and Kah-Dos-La, two of the Apache murderers, were executed here to day. Both their necks were broken. The gallowa was originally constructed to hang the five Indians, but was readjusted for two, as the other three committed suicide in their cells Wednesday night. Na-Con-Quin-Say and Iwo of those who committed suicide were convicted of the murder of William Diehl. near the San Pedro river in June, 1887, They came upon their victim at work in his field and shot him. Kah-Dos-La and the other In- aian "B0 commuted suicide murdered William Jones near TtadlervUle In Son. . J iVjrio.ll """ n. z rjt'. J . i v -l h n i-. r $ . " i j.n. a 'Bfr ' s-33 &&&?.: ww pmmm PITTSBURG, SATURDAY, DECEMBER, 7, 1889 TWELVE PAGES. NOT ALL THE TEUTH. Attorney Campbell Says Forakcr Left Some Facts Untold. HALSTEAD AND THE GOVERNOR Hay be the Defendants in a Bait Soon to be Instituted. LEADING REPUBLICANS TO "BE RUINED. The Class fbr Which the Famous DoconeafWas Onslnally Secnrea, Governor-Elect Campbell and Lawyer Campbell, Wood's attorney, are in confer ence at New York. The latter is not satis fied with Foraker's explanation and inti mates that proceedings will be instituted. He calls particular attention to the charge that the contract was not secured originally to injure the Democratic candidate, but to use against other Bepublican leaders. rSFECIAL TELEOEAM TO THE DISPATCH. 1 New Yoke, December 6. Lawyer T. C. Campbell, who, as counsel for the ballot box company received the confession of B, G. Wood, the ballot box inventor, which implicated Governor Foraker in a conspi racy to ruin John Sherman, William Mo KinleyandBenButterworth.and incidental ly, Governor-elect Campbell was disposed to be captious to-day overthe explanation which Governor Foraker made on Thursday in The Dispatch, and which was first printed in this city this morning. He did not think the Governor's statement was as frank and complete as it might have been expected and he intimated that he saw nothing jn it that promised to interfere with a proceeding against Governor Foraker and Murat Halstead for libel. "It is unfortunate," said Mr. Campbell, "that Governor Foraker had not a little more time at his disposal, for then he could have obtained copies of the telegrams that he says he didn't have at hand when he made up his statement of what purports to be a substantially complete reproduction of all the correspondence that" passed between himself and Mr. Wood. quite an insinuation. "The Governor may not have realized it, but I can assure you that the telegrams which the Governor did not include in his statement would have been of material aid in explaining and connecting those which he did include. Of course I have copies of the telegrams that are missing from the state ment, but I am not free to give them out till others have been consulted. "One thing the Governor's statement does, however, is to clear up pretty effectually the doubt as to the motive for the forgery. The dates of the first letters and telegrams show that Foraker was dickering for that document for a good while before Campbell was named for Governor. I think Campbell wasn't nominated until August 21, and Foraker was after this document "nearly a month before that. That makes it pretty clear that it was Sherman, McKinley and Butterworth that Foraker was after, and not Campbell, who was a comparatively insig nificant personage at that time. wood in no danoeb. "The Governor's statement also clears Mr. Wood of any legal liability in the mat ter. He can't be prosecuted for forgery under the (Jhio law, and so fie has been ar rested on a charge of criminal libel. But now-Governor Foraker says that Wood went to Washington after- this document at his request, and after obtaining it gave -it to him at his request. It was therefore legally a privileged communica tion from Wood to the Governor no more libelous than if I should write you a letter, at your request, expressing an unfavorable opinion of some one whom you were think ing of employing as a clerk. " 'But it you should show my letter to an other "person, or procure its publication in any other way, you would be liable for libel, not L Wood, giving this document to For aker, at Foraker's request, was all right. Foraker felt so bad about his Bepublican friends being mixed up in such an affair, however, that he couldn't bear the burden all alone. He confided in that discreet and careful person, Mnrat Halstead, and Murat published the document I don't know that the Governor personally procured the publication of the document. Perhaps it does not make any difference under the law for libel whether he did or not At any rate the ballot box com pany has been libeled, and would have been ruined if the scheme had succeeded. Some body must be legally liable for that THE OTHEB CAMPBELL. "Incidentally Mr.Campbell told howGov erner-elect Campbell came to have anything at all to do with the ballot box bill. "I was counsel for the company," he said, "and when that bill was ready I looked around for a good man to get it introduced into Congress, and fixed on Grosvenor as a leader in the Ohio delegation. I took the bill to him, and he said he would do it if I wished, but suggested, what I ought to have known myself, that as the House was Democratic it would probably be better to have the bill introduced by a Democrat. I thought of Campbell, who was a sort of neighbor of mine, living in Hamilton, while I lived in Cincinnati, and whom I had known for many years. I gave the bill to him and of course he introduced it It went to a committee and that was the end of it We never pushed it and it was never even taken up by the committee. Wood was the inventor of the ballot box and for some time was employed by the company, but he has had no interest in it for some time beyond a trifling holding of stock, $500, 1 believe." Governor-elect Campbell and Mrs. Camp, bell were in this city to-day. The Governor said that the ballot box forgery had nothing about it more than The Dispatch had printed. All the same the Governor-elect found time to get down to the office of Mr. T. C. Campbell's on Lower Broadway, and, that gentleman being out, to leave a letter that led to an appointment for a meet ing between the two Campbells before the Governor-elect starts for Ohio to-morrow. KEAL OUT FOR SENATOR. The Chairman of the Democratic Commit too Enters tbo Contest. rSPZCIAL TELEQBAM TO TEE DISPATCH.! COLUMBUS. O., December &. Chairman James E. Ne'al, of the Democratic State Executive Committee, met Al Carlisle, the traveling man and politician here to-night bv appointment, and the two called on Judge Thurman, holding a conference last ing for an hour or more. It is understood the Senatorial contest was under considera tion, and rnmor has it that Mr. Neal is to enter as a candidate. It is urged that with his prestige as Chair man of the committee, in a year when the Democrats were successful in Ohio, and the influence of Governor-elect Campbell, which he could undoubtedly command, Mr. Neal would prove a more formidable oppo nent of Mr. Brice than anyone yet men tioned for the position. By some this is regarded as a movement to concentrate the opposition to the man from New York, who desires to represent Ohio in the United States Senate. THE CONGO STATE, its organ ization and government, is de- soriDeain-to-moiTOW's dispatoh fcy George W. Williams. - KNIGHTS AM) FAEMEES Succeed In Arranging- tbo Proposed Com blimtlon A Very Lengthy Platform Adopted The Vlovn en tbo Tariff nod Other Mailer. St. Louis, December 6. The proceedings of the day session of the Farmers' and Lab orers Union and the Northern Alliance was, devoted almost exclusively" to discussion of amalgamation and the revision of the con stitution. Many conferences were held between com mittees of the union &nd' the Northern Alli ance and with representatives of the BTnights of Labor. The result Is confederation of the Farmers' and Laborers' Union with the KnightB of Labor, andwill be a union of the Northern and Southern bodies of far mers. The following officers were elected this afternoon: President, L. L. Polk, of North Carolina; Vice President, D. H. Clover, of Hansas Cityj J, H. Turner, of Texas, Treasurer. The National Farmers' Alliance has adopted a long series: of resolutions favoring woman suffrage and iavoring the reservation of public land for actual settlers and against the, acquisition of lands in the States and Territories by aliens; for the rigid enforcement of the law against rail Toad corporations that were not complying with their contracts as to the disposition of lands: called for the free coinage of gold and silver, and an amendment to the law which permitted loans to banks on bonded securities of money at 1 per cent, while the farmer was obliged to' pay 8 and 10 per cent; favoring the payment of the publio debt as rapidly as possible, opposing bonds as the basis for loans and reiterating the argument against the national banking system and in favor of the green back doctrine. Taxes on real estate, mort gages and a graded income tax were re manded. Economy in the management of all departments of the Government was called for, and a special declaration was launched against any proposition looking to the increase of governmental salaries. The Australian system of votings was enthusi astically indorsed. The resolution on the tariff was as follows: Besolved, That we favor such revision and reduction of the tariff that the taxes may rest as lightly as possible upon productive labor, and that its hardens may be imposed upon the luxuries and removed from the necessaries of life, and in a manner which will prevent con tinued accumulations of the United States Treasury surplus. Theforegomg resolutions were then capped by one declaring that the members of the convention would support no candidate who did not subscribe to the principles enumer ated therein. JACK, THE BIPPEB, Finds a Colored Imitator In Boral New Jer ey A Host Brutal Crime Committed The Perpetrator Believed to be Under Arrest. Millville, N. J., December 6. The body of Mrs. Annie Borden, a colored widow, was found shockingly mutilated on the floor of her house here this morning. The discovery was made by Mr. Frederick Boedel, a neighbor. The floor of the room was literally covered with blood, and there was every evidence of a terrific struggle. The woman was covered with blood from head to foot, her clothing was torn and hung in saturated tatters. Coroner Miller took charge of the case. "Medical 'examination revealed the fact that the woman had been outrageously assaulted. At the inquest the doctors testified that Mrs. Borden's wounds were of the most brutal character, like, descriptions of "Jack the Kipper's" work. Police investigation led to thex"kiitpi6on of. a. dissolute glass blower ,jfamedpDiintJInox, who had been seen to hurriedly -leavd Mrs. Borden's house about sundown last night Blood has also been noticed on his hands and coat He was arrested late this afternoon. When brought before the Coroner he was just re covering from a debauch, and was scarcely able to talk intelligibly. Two gunners, who met Knox last nisht on a road leading out of town, testified at the Coroner's hearing that he had made damaging admissions to them. In his own behalf he denied that he had committed the horrible crime charged against him, and ac counts for the blood on his hands and cloth ing by saying that he had cut his hand with apiece of glass. The evidence against him is very strong, however, and he was com mitted to jail without bail to await the re sult of the Coroner's inquest FRED DOUGLASS NOT LIKED. HIppolyto Befuiea to Treat With Him as the United States minister. r SPECIAL TELEOUAM TO TUB DISPATCH. J New Yobk, December 6. Hannibal Price, the newly-appointed Haytian Minis ter to the United States, arrived to-day by steamship George W. Clyde. Mr. Price is a fine looking man. About the alleged strained relations between Hippolyte and United States Minister Fred Doug lass, Minister Price did not know, but some of the passengers declared that the representatives of the other countries were as much opposed to Douglass as Hip polyte was, on account of his color and the fact that his wife is white. They thought there was very little prospect of the United States Government being able to establish a coaling station at Port au Prince so long as the negotiations were in Mr. Douglass' hands. Hippolyte declines to talk with Douglatsxm the subject Minister Price emphatically denied the rumors of outbreaks in Hayti, and said the people are perfectly contented. METHODIST MISSIONS MOBBED. The Chinese at rtnaknng Forcibly Defend Their Kclielom Doctrines. San Feancisco, December 6. By the arrival of the new steamer China, advices are received from Hongkong to November 13, and from Yokohama to November 22. The Chinese troops suffered a severe defeat from the savages in South Formosa, 300 or 400 of them having been killed. Becently a mob attacked the China Inland and Methodist Episcopal Missions, at Naukang, and destroyed both chapels and an opium refuge and stoned the officials who attempted to interfere. The missionaries and ladies took refuge in the Yamon. The United States flagship Omaha re turned to Yokohama from Corea on the 21st of November. Custom house branches have been opened at Karatsu, Hakatat B-uchi-notsuand Fushiki, four ot the newly created special ports of exportation in Japan. BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH. Emln Pacha U Lying In the Most Critical Condition. London, December 6. Stanley commu nicates to Mr. Burdett-Coutts "by cable that the condition of Emin Pacha is in the greatest degree criti cal, and that the German naval surgeons who have seen him declare that only 20 in a hundred of such cases ever recover, this percentage including all tiie cases of men in (the vigor of life. Emm's age is not great, but his physical condition is not good. In addition to other bad symptoms, the hemorrhage contiuues, and this, though it prevents the immediate formation of a large clot in the brain, menaces life by loss ol .strength. He is lying in the German Hos pital at Bagomoya.n Dr. Parke still has .some hope. .. ..... aeaei ,"fr7ss i vt-awtr'"-' t--w&T i' ax-'-; "vy 4- TEAES JOE ITS DEAD. The Entire South in Mourning for the Late Jefferson Davis. HIS EHD CALM AND PEACEFUL. Mrs. Davis Pint to Observe Signs of Ap proaching Dissolution. THE FUNERAL BET FOR WEDNESDAY, When Thonsandi ef Soutnernon Will Attend and Weep With the Widow. THe South is in mourning for Its dead. Arrangements are being made for the fu neral of Jefferson Davis next Wednesday noon, until which time his remains will lie in state in the New Orleans City Hall. His end was-peacefuL He was conscious to the last,but unable to speak. His wife held his hand until dissolution took place. ISrSCIAI) TXX.EOBAU TO TBS DISPATOH.1 New Oeleans, December 6. Although his friends had feared a fatal termination to his malady, Jefferson Davis' death was sud den. His condition had improved steadily for the last three or four days, and was so perceptibly better yesterday that it was thought the end would yet be postponed some weeks. A portion of his family, an ticipating bis no immediate danger, was at the opera last night, and were summoned to his death bed. There stood around his bed side, in his last hours, only his doctors and his immediate family. It was a quiet passing away, ft death from feebleness. For half an hour before the end he scarcely Beemed to breathe, so gentle were his respirations, yet his eyes showed that he never lost consciousness, although for a few hours before his death he was too feeble to speak. The only evidence he could give that he still lived was the feeble press ure of his wife's hand, which he silently clasped to the end. no death stbtggle. There was no death struggle, and the pas sage from life to death was scarcely per ceptible. It was only when his respiration had ceased altogether that the doctors knew that he had passed away. Not the faintest suspicion of the serious attack which killed Mr. Davis, or of his death, came out until a relative went to the Western Union Tele graph office to file a cablegram to Europe, announcing to his daughter, now abroad on account of her health, her father's death. This was the first news the press had or it. The only other person notified was Mayor Shakespeare. He was roused from his bed about 3 o'clock in the morning by the family, and proceeded at once to the Fenner residence, where Mr. Davis' body lay, -and there, in consultation,with the family, drew up his proclamation, announcing to the public Mr. Davis' death, and appointing a committee of prominent citizens to arrange for the funeral. FUNEBAL ABBANQEHENTS. - At an early hour this morning a confer ence of the committee was held at the City Hall to arrange for the funeral. There were present the members ot Mr. Davis' family, the city officials, the various Con federate veteran associations, the officers of the State militia, members of the Grand Army of the Bepublic, Federal officials, the Presidents of the Beveral commercial Ex changes, the State and city judiciary, and all the leading clergy of the city, and other prominent citizens, ths large hall being crowded with visitors. It had been first determined that the funeral would take place Sunday, but be fore the conference was over telegrams began to pour in from all portions of the South, asking for the date of the funeral, and an nouncing that a nnmber of persons desired to 'be present, and suggesting that time be allowed for them to get there. This induced the conference to postpone the funeral until Wednesday noon, so as to give all who de cided to come here ample time to do so. As soon as an agreement was reached, Mayor Shakespeare telegraphed to all the Southern Governors, notifying them of the arrange ments, and inviting them to take part in the funeral ceremonies. A PLACE OP BUBIAL. The question of the place of burial was also discussed. Tee family burying ground of the Davis family is at the Briarficld homestead, just below Yicksburg. Here, in this beautiful spot, Mr. Davis' father is buried, and here the ex-President's remains will also ultimately lie, but as it was impos sible to hold funeral ceremonies at Briar field, it was determined to lay the remains temporarily at rest here in the tomb of the Confederate Veterans' Association of the Array of Northern Virginia, in a metallio casket As soon as the news of the death was cir culated through the town by the papers, the Fenner house was visited by such a large number of people that it was determined that the body should be removed to the City Hall, to lie in state there in the council chamber until the funeral. Mrs. Davis asked that the corpse remain in her charge to-day, but consented to allow its transfer to some public place to-night, provided it was made quietly and unostentatiously. IN CHABOE OP THE FUNERAL. The details of the funeral ceremony were placed in charge of a committee, of which Colonel William Preston Johnston, son ot General Albert Sidney Johnston, President of Tnlana University and ex-aide of Mr. Davis, is chairman, and one member of each of the following organizations: United Confederate Veterans, Grand Army of the Bepublic, Army of Tennessee, Army of Virginia and City CounciL The Washing ton Artillery will station a guard of honor over the remains. ' Telegrams were received from Mobile and Memphis, announcing that troops from those cities would like to take part in the ceremonies. The committee will arrange its programme of the funeral ceremonies Sunday morning. MEMORIAL SERVICES 10 BE HELD By the People of-North Carolina, on Tbelr Governor' Proclamation. Kaleioh, N. O., December 6. Gov. Fowle to-day seat the following telegram: Executive Office. Mrs. Jefferson Davis: . North Carolina mourns with you the death of the greatest and best beloved son of our Southland. He also issued this memorial proclama tion: Whereas, Almighty God, by His provl denre, hath removed from this world the trusted leader of the people of the State of North Carolina in the four darkest years of Its history, and, , Whereas, Onr entire people regard his mem ory with feelings of the highest respect, esteem and affection, now for the purpose of manifest ing their appreciation of his exalted character and distinguished services, I enjoin upon the people of this State, laying aside all business, to assemble themselves at their respective places of worship at the time to be appointed for the funeral by Mrs. Davis, and to join in services suitable to the sad occasion. Asnevllle in Menrnlnc. AsnEVTXLK, N. C, December 6.-On the an nouncement of the death of Jefferson Davis bells were tolled, flags put at half-mast, build ings were draped in emblems of mourning and a pnbllo meeting was called by the-Mayor for tnight, at which appropriate resolutloss were read. KPP''; t. . .taj - oa& A fw 'S , rilWMHiyWTWIieHU, THEY KNEW HM BEST. TALKS WITH FRISNOS OF TIlK BK CEASED AT WASHINGTON. s A Stenoarapher Who Remembers Him aa Senator Jmtlce Lamar' Trlbaie Sesolatloa Paed by the JHIulatlppI Delegation la ConsreM. Washington, December 6. There are not many persons about- the Capitol now who were there when Jefferson Davis was in the Senate, SO years ago. Mr. E. V. Mur phy, one of the official stenographers of the Senate, was a boy, just beginning short hand work, during the latter part of Mr. Davis political career under the National Government. He remembers Mr. Davis well, and speaks of him very highly. He said to-day: Mr. Davis was a nervous, energetic speaker, and very Impressive. He spoke rapidly and forcibly, and as if he were thorouEhiy-in earn est. This earnestness and force made him highly effective. He was a leading man in the Senate, and gave everyonu who saw him the impression that he was a born leader. He was not a demagogue, and would always take the unpopular side of any question when he be lieved he was right In his speeches in the Senate he was not nearly so outspoken a seces sionist as bis colleague. Brown, of Mississippi. Brown appeared to fear that Davis would stand better with the people ot Mississippi than himself, and for that reason took a very radical tone In his Southern speeches. But when the time for secession came he could not make a farewell address. Brown burst Into tears in the office pf the Secretary of the Sen ate, and said he couldn't doit The galleries were crowded when Davis made his farewell address with young Southern men and boys. AN EXCITXNO SCENE. Davis was the leader of the South, and Judah P. Benjamin was its orator. Those were ex citing times, but there was never such a scene as when Benjamin made his farewell speech. The galleries were packed, and when Benjamin ended by saying: The South will never sur render; never, never, never!" handkerchiefs were waved and thrown into the Senate cham ber, and there was an outbreak such as I have never seen In the Senate. Mr. Davis was courteous and kind to all. He gave strangersthe impression that he was re served and unapproachable, but this was not so. His quick, nervous temperament made him easily nettled, and when be was disturbed be would sometimes make a sharp retort but would apologize for it the next moment Hestood very high in the estimation of Senators on both sides of the Chamber. His long and varied service, and his practice of entertaining, gave him a wide acquaintance. In those days most ot the Senators and Members lived In hotels and boarding houses. Money was not so abundant and many of them lived in quarters which a Government clerk would not now oc cupy. Davis. Slirteil, and a few others were the only Southern men who kept house, and they entertained in a luxurious manner for those days, although It would not be thought so now. I recollect particularly bow kind Mr. Davis was to .all the employes about the Senate. He knew them all personally, and would ask after them and after their families, when they had any. Be complimented ths stenographic re ports of the Senate. He was a favorite with all the employes for another reason, and that was because he would always endeavor to secure extra compensation for them. A CHABACTEBISIIC BEPLT. . Several years ago Mr. Murphy wrote to Mr. Davis in regard to two pictures which a friend had secured at a sale of the collec tion of a picture dealer named Lamb. The history of the pictures made it probable that they had belonged to Mr. Davis. A letter from him was received by Mr. Murphy, in which he said that the pictures had Seen stolen from him, and that he had had too much experience with pillage during the war to buv back his property twice. Bepresentaiive Mills, of Texas, spoke his mind freely to the following effect: Mv Ttavta wag regarded bv the Southern people as one ot the greatest, best, and purest men in the werld. We all loved him. He was our representative man, and all of the South ern people understood that the opposition he encountered and the adverse criticisms piled nponbim were Intended for them. Hisposi tlon was misunderstood In the North. Mr. Davis was a. Union. man at the beginning, and he adoptedV the- course he did with great re lnctanrn hnt from a feeline of dutv. He was deeply" attached to the Union, ana wanted to. exnansc every means jua ear.u w juovcub a rupture. He was not a vindictive or cruel man. He had perfect confidence in himself, was well balanced on all occasions, and was a freat military man and statesman. He was Ighly accomplished, and spoke the purest of English. A WONDEBFUL MEMOBY. His memory was marvelously clear; he never forgot anybody. My predecessor, Mr. Ged dlngs, told me that one day Mr. Davis was ad dressing a crowd, when a snowy-haired old man on the outskirts expressed a desire to greet the speaker, whom he had known and served under in the Mexican war. Mr. Geddlngs offered to introduce him, but the old man declined, ana going up to Mr. Davis, offered him his band and asked if he recognized him. Mr. Davis fixed his eyes upon him for a moment, his mouth twitched, tears sprang into his eyes, and he exclaimed: "Ward, snow has fallen on Vour head since I last saw you." And that saidMr. Mills, was about 40 years before the meeting. Bepresentative Clements, of Georgia, said: A good man gone. He was permitted to live to see largely modified the harsh criticism en gendered by the late strife, and the events in which he took such a prominent part and the ultimate verdict of the world will be that he was both a statesman and a patriot. In time to AAn.A .Ha Jn-tfi urfll np(Arr1 in that Inilffmpnt as well as the Soutn and tho rest of the world. I do not believe that any man was ever ani mated by moro pure and patriotic motives than he was. -The people of my section have the ereatest reverence for him. Senator Beagan was seen at the telegraph office this afternoon, just as he was sending a telegram of condolence to the family ot Mr. Davis. In answer to a question by a reporter he said: BEAOAN'S TESTIMONY. "I served with Mr. Davis in the Cabinet of the Confederacy, from the beginning to the end, as his Postmaster General." "What were his characteristicst" "He was a man of great learning, of great In tegrity and purity." "What from your knowledge and acquaint ance with the man, was the principal motive which actuated him in going into the Re bellion?" "To secure a government that should, be friendly to the people." " "Why nas he elected to the Presidency of the Confederacy, if the leaders felt so disposed to ward nimr "Because they recognized his ability and in tegrity of character, and knew that he could be depended on." nirt Ma tronble during the war with Gen eral Johnson grow out of the lack of confi dence expressed before the rebellion began?" "I do not care to go into that trouble, for it is one about which I know but little. This much, however, I can say: that before the difference aroso between them (and they related to no questions of rank anjd precedence, merely in appointments), they were the best of friends; both were conservative by nature, both were ardent States' rights men, and their divergence was not occasioned by any variance of views as "What will be the effect of bis death upon the South?" "There wilt be general sorrow, for the people of the South greatly loved him." "Will it affect in any way the sentiment in favor of acceptiegthe results of the War of the Bebellion as final?" HIS OWN IDEA. "No, not at all. Why, Mr. Davis himself al ways urged the fullest acceptance of the pres ent condition of affairs." "Why then, did he not ask to have his disabil ities removed?" "Because he did not feel that he had done anything which required him to ask any man's pardon. Mr. Davis was greatly mis judged in many ways. He was the most devout Christian 1 ever knew, and the most self-sacrificing man. When bis plantation was in dan ger of being seized and the property destroyed be was urged by friends to send a force of men to protect it 'The President of the Confed eracy.' he responded, 'cannot afford to use pub lic means to preserve private interests, and I cannot employ men to take care of my prop erty,' ana so, when bis Hill property in Hinds county was threatened, and all his books and papers were in danger of destruction, he again resisted all persuasion of friends to have them protected." Mr. Beagan said he knew nothing about the intentions of the Southern members of Congress, whether or not any of them would attend the funeraL Postmaster General Wasamaker said: The passing away of Jefferson, Davis shuts Continued on Seventh JPage.) ifij -. f-rtffisigwij INCL0DING r WANTS, TO LETS, FOR SALESETC, FOHi TO-MORROW'S ISSUE May be banded inl at the main advertising office ot Ths Dispatch, Fifth avenue, np to midnight, , THREE CENTS FIFTY ON THE DOLLAK. - Up Lawrence ipositors' Claims. 3i fcAHSACTIONOffTHE $2,000 .DeposH ice. &2 SEVEBAL CEED1W5T OP THS BANE, Appracitd by Feople Who Think IMy See a Epe&t Abend, Mr. Johnson has bought Mr. Ward's de posit claim of $2,000 on the Lawrence Bank at a 50-cents-on-the-dollar basis. Other de positors have been approached, and the movement revives many hopes that have waned. A new development among depositors ol the Lawrence Bank took place yesterday. Some oftbem who have claims against the bank for large amounts are offering them at a discount. Mr.William Johnson, President of the Pittsburg Manufacturing Company, bought the deposit of Mr. James Ward, which amounts to 2,000, for $1,000. Mr. Ward is in business with Mr. Charles Heleler, a member of the Depositors' com mittee. Mr. Ward was seen last evening relative" to the rumor about the sale of his claim. He said: "Mr. Johnson came into onr store, and in the course of a conversation we talked about the failure of the bank. I told him I was dubious about receiving any of the money I deposited there back again. He thought I was mistaken. 50 CENTS ON THE SOLLAB. "He then turned around and said, what will yon take for your claim! I had not given the matter any consideration, but jocularly remarked I would let him have it for 50 per cent discount He immediately took my offer, and gave me $10 to secure the bargain. We exchanged documents to es tablish the sale and the purchase. Mr. Johnson will hand me over the balance of the money in the course of a week." This new turn in the failure created quite a stir in Lawrenceville. There are a nnm ber of people who are ready to dispose of their deposits, and rumor says there are quite as many who are desirous of obtaining them, at the same rate that Mr. Johnson ac quired that of Mr. Ward. ANOTHEB SBPOSITOB TACKLED. Mr. Charles Heigler nas deposited in the bank $2,800, and he wants to part with his claim, but he asks a much higher figure than his partner. A man called upon him yesterday, whose name he withholds for obvious reasons, to negotiate for the purchase of the deposit Mr. Heigler askea $2,300 for the amount, leaving a margin of $500. The gentleman bid a smaller figure, but at a better rate of percentage than that Mr. Ward obtained. Mr. Heigler, however,, re fused to accept it This barter and exchange in bank de posits created a great deal of excitement among the various depositors. A number of email storekeepers, who are nearly stalled on account of ikt bank's stoppage, grew feverish to. dispose of their little amounts. so that they could get a few dollars to tide them over until the true state of the bank' affairs became known. BUSINESS VEBY SLACK. In the lower1 part of the Fifteenth Ward the storekeepers ore not doing one-half the business that they usually do at this time of the year. They say the failure has caused a general depression, and it is by the hard est work that they are able to keep on their feet Three storekeepers said last night that they had been in business from 9 to 15 years in the ward, they had always done a nice business, sufficient to keep them, but they feared by a delay on the part of the bank to pay up quickly they must shortly go under. This cry on the part of storekeepers is prevalent throughout the ward. The three checks' which were to be pre sented to the bank for payment yesterday, Senator Upperman says were delayed for a day on account of the illness of one of the men who was to present a check for $17,500. .A SLAP AT POWDEBLY. Homer McGaw Reinstated by Worebonse men' Aisemhly, K. of L. Tola Action Expected to Create a Hoge and Beauti ful Row. The reaction to Homer L. McGaw's ex pulsion from the K. of L. came last night when his Local Assembly No. 7190, com posed of warehousemen, reinstated him by a unanimous vote. This was an unexpected action and created, considerable talk among the labor people of all classes. When Mr. McGaw was expelled by the Atlanta Convention, it was generally under stood that he could have no standing in any local assembly. The action of his own as sembly last night puts a different com plexion on the matter, and it is now stated that he must be recognized as a full-fledged Knight in good standing until the general officers decide otherwise. It is very evident that the matter will prove a boiling bone of contention in labor circles; that the people who worked so hard for Mr. McGaw's expulsion will not be sat isfied with his reinstatement, and that the whole fight will have to be gone over again. The friends of Mr. Campbell say that he will not accept the action of the Warehouse men's Assembly as a just proceeding, and that he will fight the issue again, just as he did before. Some even predict some special and immediate action by the National K. of L. dignitaries. G0TEEN0E HILL WASNT SHOT. An Bntroo Burner That Caused Great Bx cltement on Wall Street. jjPBCIAL TEUSOBAM TO 38X DISTATCH.I New Yobk, December 6. Shortly after the business on the floor of the Stock Ex change began this morning, somebody told an appalling lie. The little group of men that were scattered about the floor of tha Exchange had j met in one of those mad rushes which are incomprehensible to thoso who are ignorant of the powerful effect any change in the price of stocks has on the nerves of those who earn a living by keep ing track of these things. Every man was trying to make himself prominent by stand ing on his toes, waving his haqds, and yell ing when the lie was penetrated. It spread like a cloud of dead leaves in a whirlwind. Everybody asked everybody else if it were really true that Governor Hill had been shot, and when none of the members seemed to know, the messengers were applied to. These young men in their eagerness to oblige, went out on the street seeking for informa tion. Some of them being gifted liberally, gave information wherever they were unable to receive it In this manner a fantastic story traveled through the down-tows streets, in and out of offices, and in a very few minutes had reached the other ex changes. Shortly after 11 o'clock the lis reached the news agencies, and a query was at once sent to Albany. In a few minutes the lie was "nailed." The information that the Governor had not been shot was pat on the tape, much to the amazement of a large Bart of the city to which no inkling of tie had penetrated. SpeifmBnying i:2i-.i.,ak fcCPyKBc AB0KAlf2Jf Basis of $fW&l&& W1I.A V?S I1AVI- ij&f- 8- kpA' ..