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mv&ih IWAMTQ Inserted In THE DIS IVVrMN I O PATCH reach Krcrr- R P A I E"te,e Sellers Get their II LZM I Best Bayers through THK DISPATCH. Investors Everywhere IkxIj. It Is the Best Advertising Meillmn for Employer nnd Employed, read It. Bargain Hunters rely on It K as It Circulates Everywhere. for offerings. Tile best Medium. FORTY -SIXTH YEAR. PHTSBURG, MONDAY, JUNE ' 15, 189L THREE CENTS. r me L Tiio Ohio EepuMcaii CoiiYeii-.- tion Is Unanimous for McKinley, but SIIEMTAX MYBE SNUBBED Iimnrase Crowds Flocking to the State Capital to Shout for the Tariff Champion. JOHN E. M'LEAS not after a toga. Tho Friends of Governor Campbell Greatly Encouraged by tlie Results of Recent Contests. !. U.LS TO SPEAK FOR THE SEW PARTY. iira 1'armers lTopox to Male the Fourth of Jnly a Bay f WitiCN and Expect the tx Srnator to Assist '"IllVtS 1T.IKM1S HOLD A CO.VFEEKSCK TTf I Kl TEI.EG1I Kti TO THE DISPATCH I -viurs, June 14. The city has al ii Iw-eun to thow signs of the coming great ltepuDlican con vention and by Monday noon will be filled with btatesmen, embryo and otherwise. The largest political gathering that Ohio has ever seen is )h expected br the cilizene here, and present indi hlt cations from the various ? parts of the State show mat iney win not oe disappointed. The en tire State seems ablaze VcKinlru Jr. with enthusiasm t o ate Major McKinley. Among the ipal attractions as the show bills will be the desire to hear and see Ohio's Four." Secretary Foster, Senator un. ex-Governor Foraker and Major - i ley. Secretary Tustin will come W nchington. together with a number r prominent Kepuhlicans. v-Kinloj Coining With a Train load. v i MeKinley will arrive on a special axing Canton on Tuesday morning iock and arriving here at noon. He escorted by the Tippecanoe IJcpub- lub, of Cleveland, the Bepublican - . t Canton and many of the prominent "f Eastern Ohio, and the famous Armv Hand, of Canton, will furnish 'i route t feherman will come as a delegate hland county and may be the per- I'hairman of mention. Ex- rn.ir Forakr a a niembr e Hamilton j delegation will plnoe the ft ni 'xii.i. ini-vr n the conven- Tj-vdav forenoon devoted to nn!j of the di-trict com- Senator Sherman. and the convention proper will r 2 1 51. During Tuesday after- h- temporary oreanization will be i with Hon. It. M. Nevin, ofDay- i- temporary chairman, and the business assigned. Wednesday . at in o'clock the business will 1 tlie nominations open at about V Tight Tor AH Other riace-. r u l-al of hustling is being done by . i late-, on the body of the ticket. -ht is yet principally for the Lieu- i -Governorship, and it is probable n. partv will take an acceptable ' t -r the place. Anew element has n the person of A. T. McKelvcy, nut. fanner, 1'epubliean, member of x lance, and for four years past a f the Iloue. -ondidates for the Attorney Gen- -Alberv, of Columbus; Richards, nr- Wiggins, of Ross, and King, r. making a very even fight, with antace of locality favoring Albery. oi Jefferson, and Cope, of Cuya- j ' rmerly of Columbiana), are neck i. for the btate Treasurer's place, ! m les. of Jackson, and Sheffield, of i ' a running mates. Ilnfihnell Jlay Defeat Sherman. 1 I i- been presumed all along that Sena- v rman would be the permanent Chair- ti the convention, but a late movement eon sprung to aive General Asa S. , of bprinpfield, this place, and it j If it would be conceded to him. .-11 is a prominent manufacturer, and 1 his title of General by being ap ) on thestaffof Foraker, whose friend i enehnian he is. enemies of Senator Sherman are h'smove what they term au- Knraker slap at Sherman, but no evidence that Senator -m wanted or expected the place. . .1 it ib said, will make an able pre- i ffieer. and whether his selection is a Sherman or not, it is very generally i that he can have it if Foraker de- he place for him. i n,e ueuce of the immense crowd ex- j. i da- been suggested that the con-. :i t-pe dies after the nominations be Of -rom thr State house steps, which . at one or two of the great war- ii entions and this suggestion may t i ted . . the political clubs of the city will . ; pen house during the convention and 'izeus both Democrat, Republican, i ee Vople and Prohibition are vieing t rare to make tlie visitors' stay picas- r I attractive. The C ampbell Democrats Itejoicing. .verwhelining victory of the Campbell the Democratic primaries yesterday ' i county must be especially gratifying i.overnor. The best generals of the iMtion were in command and the was openly made, as was FORAKER NCONTRO L J a - n is M&S'7 mrm the claim that the Capital delegation would be 'Split even." The Governor captured 22 out of the 25 delegates and four or five counties in the State also elected delegates instructed for him, notably the strong Democratic county of Tuscarawas, in which bold claims were made by the Neat men. John It. McLean formally' announces this morning that he is not nor does he expect to be a candidate for the Senatorship, and that all who insist upon saying so are actuated either bv "mistaken friendship or personal malice.'' This announcement is made to help the Neal interest, which is badly handicapped by the knowledge that McLean is the power behind it. The action of the Democratic Central Committee of Hamilton countv in taking- the bit in their teeth yesterday and bitterly denouncing Governor Campbell for not I setting the time for the State Democratic ionvcnuon, ana calling their primaries lor next Saturday, is very generally discussed to-night. This action'wos made 'imperative by the necessity for getting more Neat delegates in the field. Boss Seal's own county is the only one that has selected delegates for him and they are growing so desperate in their loneliness that it becomes necetary to bolster them with the very generally conceded anti-Campbell delegation from Cincinnati. However, the Governor is pugnacious and will make a fight for a delegate or two in that county. It would be a death blow to the other side if he should secure even one delegate in that county. A BATTLE OF ORATORY. TDEFOUBTH OF JULT WD1I, BE A UBKAT DAT IN KATC3AS. Alliance People Will Celebrate the Third Party Birth IngaJls to Be Their Chief Speaker, With Plumb Against Illm Democrats and Bepubllcans Combine. rSPKCIAL TELKQRAM TO THE DISrATCIt.1 Topeka, June 14. The people of Kan sas will witness demonstrations in every county of the State on the Fourth of July never before heard of in any State of the Union. On that occasion a day set apart for the people to get together in their sev eral communities and celebrate the birth of American Independence the Farmers' Alliance and kindred organizations have arranged to hold county mass meetings for the purpose of ratify ing the action of" the Cincinnati convention, in giving birth to the new polit ical party. In every sub-Alliance in the State the matter is being discussed and ar rangement are being made. The ordinary Fourth of July exercises are to be tabooed, and the natal day is to be desecrated by the 1'effers, the Jerry Simpsons, Mrs. Leases and others with political speeches and ca lamity harangues. ProcessionB are to form in the principal towns and march to some grove, w ith the usual brass band accom paniment. Mottoes, describing the down trodden condition of the farming and labor ing classes, will be displayed, and the speeches are to be devoted to the denuncia tion of the General Government and of all in official life. The present Farmers' Alliance uprising is to be contrasted with the struggle for national independence in 1776. Then the heel of despotism was on the neck of the Pilgrim fathers; now the heel of oppression the money iower of Wall street is crushing the life out of the wage-earners and agriculturists of the country. Thev will show that as the people rose up in their might in I860 and strangled slavery, they w ill rise up nex year and strangle the men and influences which are fastening a worse slavery upon the country, through the bankers of "Wall street. On the other hand, tha loyal, patriotic people of Kansas, who are opposed to the desecration of this national holiday by the advocates of a political party, are fully aroused and are endeavoring to break the force of the movement. Democrats and Re publicans are meeting in many of the coun ties and are arranging for counter-attractions in the shape of old-fashioned Fourth of July celebrations, and many able orators from other States will be brought here to address the people. At El Dorado, the county seat of Butler county, where the Alliance is strong, a great effort will be made by the new Peo ple's party advocates, with ex-Senator John J. Ingalls as their orator. As an offset, however, the Republicans are arranging for a grand celebration in a neighboring grove, with Senator P. P.. Plumb as the orator of the day. In dozens of other counties simi lar meetings will be held on the Fourth of July. Xot only have the Alliance orators been preparing a scries, of set speeches for this occasion, but the leaders have been ar ranging a new hymnal for campaign pur poses next year. Many patriotic songs have been paraphrased, and words suited to the Alliance howl have been substituted. EITHER CLEVELAND OB GOEMAN. "The Result of a Consultation of Statesmen "With the Ex-President. Xew Yobk, June 14. Before leaving for his summer vacation, according to the Pres of this city, ex-President Cleveland sug gested that a consultation be held, and to it he invited not only those who were promi nently associated with him while he was President, buf one or two others who did did not sustain intimate relations with him then. It was desired that this consultation should be secret Among those who ac cepted the ex-President's invitation were Senator Gorman, Senator-elect Vilas, Don 5L Dickinson, Senator Brice, J. J. Bell, William C Whitney and Dan Lamont. Mr. Cleveland was very frank with the gentlemen, and stated that he desired to know first of all whether it was.their opin ion that the Democratic party wished to have him become its standard bearer again. If that was the wish he would cheerfullv acceed. He also wanted to know whether the disaffection which has cropped out in certain quarters indicated any serious oppo sition. If that were the case, he would not be a candidate. The situation was gone over very thoroughly. The conference, which was protracted until a late hour, and was in fact renewed the next day, resulted in this determination: Messrs. Gorman, Dickinson, Yilas, Brice and J. J. Bell, of Minnesota, agreed formally that they would at once begin the canvass for the renomination of Grover Cleveland; that they would take him into the convention; that they would make an earnest, honest effort, before and daring the convention, to secure his nomination, and that if they saw in the convention, or before, that his candi dacy would not be successful or could only be consummated after a struggle which would leave wounds hard to heal, then they would withdraw him. It was also agreed that in case Mr. Cleveland must be with drawn that then his old friends are to unite in securing the nomination of Senator Gor man. THE IDEAS OF EDMUNDS. Blaine Could Be Elected, but Harrison Al most Sure to Be Nominated. Xashyiixe, June 14. Senator Edmunds was interviewed on his Southern trip and asked if he thought Harrison would be nominated. He replied: "Yes, it looks so he wants it. He has recently made a tour of the South and West and lias returned to Washington. He was well received and created in some places sonic enthusiasm, jiinl much to the surprise of his fricmU, :.a well as his politi cal enemies, on his tour he made a number of good speeches. Blaine could get the nomination if "he wanted it he could have had it before when Harrison was nominated. Yes, he could get it now. I know Blaine well. Blaine is a sick man. "What he wants most is health. He has got Bright's disease that's his trouule. His health is wretched. He realizes his condi tion, and is taking no active part in politics, nor is he likely to." Since ne has been in Harrison's Cabinet he has devoted his time and attention only to the duties of the Cabi net office. The reciprocity treaty is Blaine's work, and whatever others may claim the credit must "be given to whom It belongs, and that is to Blaine. Blaine is one of the strongest men of the Republican party, and if his health would permit him to enter the canvass and he was the nominee of the Republican party he could be elected." "Don't you think Harrison would be?" But at this point the Senator looked out of the window and said: "Is not that abeautiful view over there?" and the answer never came. VIST IS FOE CLEVELAND. The Senator Says the Ex-President Will Be Nominated by the Democrats. St. Louis, June 14. Senator Vest, on being asked what he thought of Cleveland, replied: "What I have always thought that he is a brave, honest man, but as wrong on the silver question as it is possible for any man to be." "Are you against Mr. Cleveland, then, for President?" "I haven't said that. I am against the Republican party, and I think its success the greatest mistake that can come to the country. Mr. Cleveland will be nominated, and I am for him as against any Republican or Third party candidate. "How about the charge that the Demo cratic Senators are working against Cleve land?'; "It is false, and every Democrat who re peats it is helping the Republicans. Of course, the enemy wants all the internal dissensions and 'distrust in our ranks that are possible, but the Democrat who falls into the trap is not intelligent. There is some feeling among Democratic Senators as to Cleveland's silver letter. In mv opinion our ticket will be Cleveland and Gray, and the Republicans will nominate Harrison and Morton." NO COVENANTER SPLIT TvTUt. TAKE PLACE OVER THE RECENT TBIAIS, SAY$ MB. FOSTER. The Church Will Maintain Its Stand Toward a Government That Rejects Christ Rev. Mr. Poster's Church Stands by Him Mr. Mllligan States His Case. TSFECIAL TELEOBAJt TO THE DISPATCn. New York, June 14. The-troubles in the Reformed Presbyterian, or Covenanter, Church were aired in several of the pulpits of the Reformed churches in this city to-day. The Rev. Mr. Milligan, who was one of the four ministers libeled at the Synod meeting in Pittsburg last week, preached in his church, the First Reformed, this morning, and in the evening stated his case to his con gregation, who are in full sympathy with him in bjs liberal views. He did not make anv comment on his opponents. The Rev. Mr. S. M. Foster, of the Third Reformed Church, who was unsuccessful in his efforts to libel the Rev. Mr. Milligan before the New York Presbytery a few weeks ago, had a great deal to say this morning about the wholesale defection from the Church. The whole sum and sub stance, he said, of the opposition of those who had gone oat of the Church was their belief that those who voted at elections should be allowed to become members of the Church. If they had renounced this position, Mr. Foster said, they would have been taken back. "This fight against the stand the Church has taken," said the preacher, "is the old one of 1883 over again. Of the lour libels that were issued by the Synod, two of them were against the Rev. Mr. Milligan and the Rev. J. F. Carson, of our own Pres bytery. Thcywerelibeledfortheiradherenca to the East End platform, and they must stand trial or get out of the Church. The Church has reaffirmed ita stand toward the Government which rejects Christ. We feel that we state what is true when we say that the Synod is determined to stand by God's truth and reject the Government which does not give allegiance to God. Quite a number will be lost to us in the excitement of the present movement, but we still will have a majority on the side of right. The whole Synod is stronger to-day than ever before, and nothing like a split is going to come upon the Church." Some of the friends of the seceders from the Church have said that Mr. Foster's church would not stand by him, but would go over to the liberals. This was denied to day by several members of the session of the church, who say that they are in accord with Mr. Foster's views on the doctrines of the Church. HE LEAVES THE CHTJECH. A Reformed Presbyterian Minister Resigns and His Congregation Weeps. rBFECIAL TELEGltAU TO THE DISPATCH.! Baitimobe, June 14. The Rev. E. M. Smith, pastor of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, on Harfbrd avenue, resigned his pastorate to-day, because of the action of the Reformed Presbyterian Synod at Pitts burg in turning down the young ministers who exercised the right of franchise. Mr. Smith told his congregation that he did not consider himself a persecuted man, but that he aid not agree with the doctrinal views of the convention, and as an honest man he must sever his connection with the church. He also said that during the four years he had been connected with the ministry he did not believe in, but had hoped to be re conciled to, the teachings of the Church. He now proposes to enter the Presbyterian Church, provided he is admitted. During the sermon the members of the congregation wept, the women especially sobbing audi bly. LIBERAL RATIONS SETTLE THEM. A Sioux Potrwow to Consider a Change of Reservation Ends Happily. Chambebt.ain, S. D., June 14. The Indians on the Lower Brule reservation held a grand powwow at the agency yester day to decide upon matters relating to their removal to their new reservation, in view of the early expected visit of a Sioux Com missioner to be sent here to aid in such re moval. A very large element among tho Indians present expressed a decided wish to be allowed to settle south of White river on the Rosebud reservation. Indian Agent Dixon did all in his power to argue them into concentrated action and cheerful compliance with the wishes of the Government with good effect. A number of the leading chiefs advised harmonious action. The many hundreds of Indians present at the powwow left for their homes in a very pleasant humor, their good feel ing, no doubt, being materially augmented by a liberal issue of rations. CREMATED IH A TEHEHENT. Three Lives Lost by a Tire in Gotham's Congested District. New-York, June 14. A tenement house fire in upper Third avenue early this morn ing resulted in the death of three members of one family. They were Philip Brady, aged 53; Catherine Brady, his wife, aged 40, and Philip Brady, Jr., their 13-year-old son. The fire was a mysterious one. breaking out at 5:30 o'clock," and caught the tenants asleep. There were many narrow escapes. The loss by fire was" about $12,000. A BEIDGE COLLAPSES Hurling a Party of Excursionists to Death in the River Below. SIXTY PERSONS KILLED OUTRIGHT. All in the First Car Drowned, While Many More Were Injured. NONE OP THE TRAIN .EMPLOYES ESCAPE Bkrke, June 14. A most horrible acci dent occurred on the Moenchenstein & Bale Railway to-day through the collapse of a bridge beneath a heavily-loaded excursion train. The train was crowded with people on the way to attend the musical fete. Sixty persons were killed outright, while hundreds were injured. Two engines and the first car plunged into the river and all the passengers in the car were drowned. Two cars remained sus pended from the bridge. All the trainmen were killed. Thirteen cars were saved. The musical fete at Muenchenstein was abandoned as soon as the news of the acci dent arrived, and hundreds of villagers hur ried to the scene to assist in rescuing the victims. Tlie bridge was an iron skeleton structure, which was considered well built and snbstantiaL The only apparent reason for the collapse of the bridge is that the train left the rails and threw its entire weight on one side of the bridge. ' THE PRESIDENTS FAMILY ABROAD. The Movements of Mrs. Harrison and Mrs. MeKee in London. Loudon, June 14. Some attempts have been made by those evening papers which delight in turning everything American into ridicule to "hippodrome" the London visit of Mrs. McKee and Mrs. Russell Har rison. These papers seem to think it funny to place two American ladies on a private visit to the Ameri can Minister in the same category with the envoys from King Gungnnyana, or the Indians who came here with the Wild West show. The fact of the matter is that neither Mrs. McKee nor Mrs. Harrison have gone into public at all since their arrival. They did not even go to Ascot; as had been arranged, with Minister Lincoln, Mr. Henry White, Mrs. and Miss Cam eron and Miss Blaine, who were all invited to luncheon as. special guests by Lord Coventry. On Friday aft ernoon Mrs. McKee and Mrs. Harrison were present at Minister Lincoln's usual re ception, where several people affiliated with the American colony in London called to see them. Both ladies hare been invited to attend the State ball next Wednesdav, which will give them their first glimpse of swell London society. Mrs. Mackay has arranged a dinner for them later, specially to meet the Duke and Duchess of Teck. After visiting Mrs. Whitelaw Reid in Paris before she sails for America, July 1, Mrs. McKee and Mrs. Har rison will retnrn to London in time for the Prince of Wales' garden party, July 9, where the German Emperor and Empress will be present, THEOSOPHLSIS WANT A LEADER. Seeking Priestess to Succeed tho Late Mine. Blavatsby. London, June 14. The death of Madam Blavatsky, the High Priestess of the Ori ental Theosophical Buddhistic Cult, has in volved a two-fold bereavement in that occult body the removal of the highest placed official of the entire organization, nnd the Presidency of the British and Euro pean section. This crisis has grven rise to the creation of a consultative emergency council to meet the difficulty. Some dozen lodges of this council held a meeting to-day, presided over by William I. Judge, Vice President of the Theosophi cal Society, and at which Dr. J. D. Buck, of Cinoinnati, a member of the Council of the American Section, was present. Mrs. Annie Besant, President of Blavatsky Lodge, expressed her opinion witl regard to supplying the place of the late lamented High Priestess, that a resolution be taken to tlie effect that pending the arrival in this country of the president and founder of the Theosophical Society, Colonel Olcott, who is expected here in July,the general secre taries shall issue provisional charters and diplomas. PARNELL'S COMING MARRIAGE. Obstacles, Legal and Otherwise, In the Wojv of the Union. London, Jnne 14. Intense curiosity pre vails as to when Parnell proposes to marry Mrs. U Shea, atumors continue to circu late that he will not marry her at all; while, on the other hand, there are equally confi dent reports abroad that he has married her already. Both stories are untrue. The fact is that troublesome legal difficulties at first cropped up. When these were settled Parnell found that the local clergyman bad objections to raise also. Though these are believed to be frivolous and only dictated by political animus on the part of the clergyman, it has taken some time to have them set aside. An appeal has been sent to the Archbishop of Canterbury. Many delays must be over come before that appeal can be decided. It is expected, however, that the wedding will take place next week. When married, Par nell intends to live the larger part of each year at his ancestral home in County Wicklow. THE PANAMA CANAL TBOTTBLE. De Lesseps' Son Says the Threatened Liti gation Will Be Settled. Paris, June 14. Charles de Lesseps writes that he and his father will shortly have a satisfactory clearing up of the facts with reference to the administration of the Panama Canal. Le Jour announces that the liquidator, M. Monchicourt, with M. Chrispohle, Governor of the Credit Foncier, has arranged that the affairs of the Panama Company shall bei taken over by a group of financial houses. A BATTLE WITH THE BRIGANDS. Bulgarian Gendarmes Attack Them and Wound the Leader. Constantinople, June 14. The bri gands who on June 1 captured several pas sengers on a train near the Cherskiand carried them to the mountains where they were kept till the heavy ransom was paid, are retreating toward the Black Sea. Bulgarian gendarmes attacked thenr; and it is believed Athanasios was wounded. Italy Still Trembling. Rome, June 14. Earth tremors, some times of terrific violence, continue in the Verona district, threatening the completo destruction of the town. Mt "Vesuvius' Brilliant Display. Naples, June, 14. It is expected that the eruption of Vesuvius will assume vast proportions. Prince Bismarck's Malady. Beklin, June 14. Prince Bismarck is suffering from lumbago. A Spanish Dnchess Arrested. Madrid, June 14. A sensation has been caused here by the arrest of the Duchess of Castro-Enriquez on the charge of maltreat ing ivmaid servant. AN OCEAN RACER ABLAZE. THEjCITY OP RICHMOND FXIES A BIG NAIi OF DISTRESS AT SEA. "She Is Answered by Hie Cnnnrder rServia Fire Among Cotton In the Hold Acci dentally Discovered by a itady Passenger No Panic on Board. Queekstown, June 14. The Cunard Line steamer Servia, Captain Dutton, which left New York June 6, arrived here to-day. The Captain reports that at mid night of Thursday last'he sighted the Inman 11m steamer City of Richmond, Captain Hmford, from New York, June 3, bound for this port and Liverpool. The latter vessel was flying signals of distress, and the Servia bore down to her. The Captain of the City of Richmond re ported that his cargo was on fire, and the Servia stood by and steamed slowly by the side of the City of Richmond until Brow Head was sighted. Captain Redford re ported that Tuesday night a lady cabin pas senger, upon getting out of her berth, no ticed that the floor of the stateroom was vry hot. She immediately gave the alarm to the engineers, who communicated with the Captain, and on examination was quick ly made. This resulted in the discovery that smoke was issuing from the forehold, and the smell indicated that the cotton in the hold was on fire. Steam and water were promptly injected into the hold, and it was supposed for a time that the fire had been extinguished. At 9 o'clock Wednesday morning three boles of cotton were found to be on fire, and were taken from the hold and thrown over board. In the meantime the British steamer Counsellor, Captain Jones, of the Harrison line, bound from New Orleans for Liverpool, had appeared on the scene, and on learning the condition of affairs stood by the City of Richmond until the Servia came up. The passengers behaved well throughout. It is believed the fire was completely sub dued before the City of Richmond reached Qaeenstown. The vessel proceeded for Liverpool nnd appeared to be all right. ; SISTEB ROSE GEBTBTOE'S VOWS. Rumors That the Celebrated Leper Nurse Will Become a Wife. London, June 14. Many people in London are very much excited over the Teport that Sister Rose Gertrude, the heroic woman who went to Molokai to nurse the lepers, has married Dr. Lutz, the renowned specialist in leprosy. Whether the report is true or not, it is cer tain there is nothing in her vows to prevent such a marriage. Sister Rose Gertrude, be fore leaving England, joined the Church of Rome, and was received into the Third Order of St. Dominic This order is a branch of the Dominion Order, in which the brothers and sisters promise to live according to a certain rule in the world, but take no vows whatever. Its members aspire to a strict and holy pri vate life in the state in which they find themselves. They may be married or un married, as they are in no way religious nor bound as tertiaries by any religions vows. A BID AIRSHIP DEAL. Organization of a Company With 810,'"t' OO0 Capital Stock for Business. rePECIAL TXUCOBAK TO TOE DISPATCn.l BmtLiNGTON, La., June 14. A deal was consummated in this city to-day that will transfer the entire business and machine shops of the Pennington Airship enter prise from Mount Carmel, 111., and St, LouiSj to Burlington. Mr. F. J. Penning ton, inventor of the Pennington airship, has been in the city for a week past confer ring -with a number of Burlington capital ists, the result of which conference culmin ated to-day: The Burlington Airship Company.with a capital stock of 510,000,000, was organized and articles of incorporation taken out All the airship apparatus, together with the small ship exhibited at the Chicago Exposition and the 'large ship being built at the St Louis Exposition grounds, will be brought to this city next week in charge of Mr. Pennington. The new airship will be completed in this city and wiU make its initial flight on July i. It is elaborately planned and will carry four passengers, and embodies such improvements over the ship exhibited at the Chicago Exposition in that it is ex pected to fly from Burlington to New York City, the inventors claiming the trip will be made in six or eight hours. The in corporators of the company are: President, James Frame; Vice President, George A. Duncan; Secretary, C. A. Frick; Treasurer, H. A. Brown; General Manager, J. W. Murphy, all of whom are prominent busi ness men and evidently mean business. DENIZENS OF DEATH VALLEY. A Scientific Party Returns With Some Rare Specimems of Mammals. tBPBCTAL TKLIQKAM TO THE DISPATCH.! Kekler, Cai, June 14. Ornithologist C. H. Merriam has reached here from Death Valley. He came by way of Utah, where he found several rare specimens of mam mals. At Pigeon Point he found 30 speci mens of a very rare mouse, the species of which is almost unknown, only one imper fect specimen being found 40 years ago. Signal Service Officer Clery, at Furnace Creek, will probably receive an assistant, as it is thought dangerous for a solitary man to remain in the heart of Death Valley through the summer. Dr. Merriam and party will soon start for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where tem- Sorary signal stations will be established to etermine temperature and get altitude by barometric observation. They expect to re main in the Sierras until October. SUCCESSFUL SKIN GRAFTING. Nearly Two Hundred Men Contribute of Their Anatomy to a Suffering Brother. Kansas City, June 14. The successful grafting of skin sufficient to patch up two legs was completed here yesterday. A, year ago A. C. Fulkerson stepped by mistake into a vat of boiling grease. The flesh of the legs from the knees down was cooked away. The only method of repairing the damage was by grafting skini from other human beings upon the injured members. One hundred and sixty persons, Odd Fel lows and Knights of Pythias, of which or ganizations Fulkerson was a member, con tributed portions of their anatomy to be used in piecing up Mr. Fulkerson's wounds. The grafts were about 1,000 in number, and in the majority of cases were successful Ful kerson was out to-day, enjoying the use of ooia iimos. MOEPHTNE DID IT. An Actor of the Jacobs Stock Company Found Dead in Chicago. Chicago, June 14. James Ij. Edwards, a member of H. J. Jacobs' stock company, now playing "The Ways of the World" at Havlin's Theater, was found dead in his room at the Hotel Beaumont about lo'olock this morning. It is supposed he died from an overdose of morphine. The deceased was 38 years old and has a wife living in New York. Members of the Ways of the World Company say Edwards was addicted to the use of the drug, and sometimes took doses so large as to incapac itate him for his work. FINANCIAL SECRETS, Controller Lacey's Story the Wreck of the Keystone Bank. of. THE BIG STEAL BEPORTED More Than Two Months Before the Institution Was Closed. f EFFORTS TO SAVE -THE CONCERN. Action Finally Taken Because of Wana maker's Illegal Stock. DELAY IS APPQINTING A EECHYER Washington, Jnne lif After careful preparation and after snbmission to his superiors, the statement of Hon. E. S. Lacey Controller of Currency, relative to the downfall of the Keystone Bank, of Philadelphia, has been made public by Secretary of the Treasury, Foster, to whom it is addressed. It is a voluminous docu ment containing 9,000 words, and embodies correspondence and papers bearing upon the Quaker City's financial scandal. The statement, which is in the form of a communication to Secretary Foster, bears date June 10, and runs substantially as fol lows: I have tho honor to submit herewith a statement of the facts leading up to the final closing of the Keystone National Bank, and the appointment of a receiver therefor. The first Information received by me in ref erence to what has been known as tho Lucas defalcation wax contained in a communica tion addressed to me by William P. Drew, Bank Examiner for Philadelphia, dated Jan uary 21, 1991, and received by me on the 26th of the same month. The following is a copy of that communication: The First Official Knowledge. "On entering on the examination of the Keystone National Bank of this city on the 9th Inst., I was informed by the President that there would be disclosed a hitherto ef fectually concealed debt to the bank of its late President, John C. Lucas, amounting to $600,000. This confession has been fully veri fied by subsequent developments made by me in examining the bank. "It appears that Mr. Lucas, during his presidency of tho bank, had, with the con nivance of the cashier, Marsh, now the Pres ident of the bank, carried out by adroit manipulation of the accounts of the bank for a series of years, a acheme for systematic abstraction from the bank of large sums to assist his speculations in real estate at Spring Lake and Sea Girt, X. J., as well as In the construction of the large building on Chestnut street here, now occupied in part by the bank. The method of concealment of this large diversion of tho bank's funds seems to have been to charge the amounts taken to the general account of deposits, and so to alter individual balances on the: ledgers as should make their aggregate credits fit tho general account at the time of examination. Sometimes the foreign: bank balances were also "padded" to corre spond to the deficit. The Work of the 'Examiner. "To protect the bank so far as possible, I took measures to secure for the bank with out publicity whatever property belonged to the estate of Mr. Lucas, after a few days I succeeded in obtaining the property used by the bank as a banking house, for $225,000, and the property at Spring Lake and Sea Girt, N. J. In these endeavors I was as sisted by Hon. John II. Read, United States District Attorney, whom I employed to aid in the transactions. There may be still more property of the Lucas estate that can be secured bnt it is too early to say posi tively. "The discovery was renorted to the Clearing House Committee "and its opinion is, in view oi au ine iacis so lar Known, that farther timo be allowed the directors of the bank to raise some $300,000 to put into the bank. This purpose Is in active course of completion and it is hoped that by this fresh supply of funds, with a radical i-lmnge in the management of the bank soon i be effected, the bank can be successfully lehabilltated. It appears that Sir. Marsh, , jt&tho cashier of the bank, was at first Msuitly led into the irregular transactfiTSSy the 'President, and that the latter, on his death bed, exacted a promise from Mr. Marsh to continue the deception under representa tions that the money abstracted would soon be returned to the bank from the results of Mr. Lucas' enterprises. There does not ap pear to be any evidence that Sir. Marsh profited in the least by these irregularities." Endeavoring to Avert a Panic Accompanying this letter was a prelimin ary statement of the Tesouroes and liabili ties of the association, which, after consid ering all probable losses, as stated by the examiner, left tho capital stock of $500,000 Intact and in addition thereto a net surplus of $55,819. Upon receipt of this report the Controller was confronted with a grave re sponsibility. Mr. Lacey's statement then re verts to the financial stringency at many points, and refers to calamitous results that' mignt nave occurreu lmmeaiateiy upon tno disclosure of the situation or the ousting of President Marsh. It was afterward represented to the Con troller by Mr. Drew at this Interview that, in his judgment and in the opinion of the Clearing House committee, tbe property conveyed to tho bank by tho Lucas estate was equal in value to the indebtedness which had been concealed, and that in any event the creditors of the bank were entirely safe. It was, however, deemed necessary that additional funds should be placed In the bank, as Its reserve had been deficient for a large part of the time since the run in De cember, and, while the real estate conveyed to the bank would ultimately produce a sum equal to the debt which it was to liquidate, that the cash of the bank needed to bo promptly reinforced either by the sale of real estate or reduction of its line of dis counts. " Seasons for Keeping It Open, im It was, therefore, after very serious con sideration deemed best for the bank, for its creditors, for the other banking associations and for the city of Philadelphia, whose Treasurer had an active account in the bank, that Mr. Drew should continue his examina tion of tho bank and promptly place his as sistant, Mr. Jones, in charge of the books, with the understanding that the active di rectors of the bank should visit it dally. Under these conditions and for these rea sons the Controller did not insist upon the Immediate resignation of President Marsh, although it was distinctly understood that he was to remain there only so long as his services wore absolutely necessary in ad justing the irregularities which had grown up under his management, and as he was, since the death of Mr. Lucas, the only per son living who was conversant with the op erations which resulted so disastrously to the hank. The statement of Mr. Lacey then details Jn extenso tho succeeding steps in the busi ness. On January SO Mr. Drew telegraphed that prospects were encouraging. On Feb ruary 12 Sir. Lacey was in Philadelphia and met leading directors of tho bank, and It was agreed that the reserve of the bank should be restored and maintained. The Controller at this time urged upon Exam iner Drew that the examination should be completed at the earliest date possible in or der that tho funds of the bank might be re plenished by the payment of whatever sum was necossary to make good its impairment of capital. levied an Assessment of 8250,000, Having duly considered all tho itSX. . stated in the report, says Mr. Lacey, it be came apparent that an impairment of capital existed to the extent tf at least $250,000, whereupon, under date of March 7, 1 levied an assessment of $250,000 upon tho association to make good an impairment of capital to that amount, under the provisions of section 5205 of tho revised statutes. This assessment was levied under the .A 1.1 .. ..!.. .aiIa T. .lift AHt.t t.A. consisting of Messrs. Haines, Hughey and Harsh, who visited me personally about a day or two after tho receipt of tho formal report that tho amount assessed would be paid in one week at most, and that those ad vancing the funds to make good the impair ment or capital would wait for reimburse ment until the full pro rata sums had been collected from the stockholders of the bank. On March 13 Mr. Lacey had not been ad vised of payment of tho assessment and on that date wrote Drew asking what had been done and asking full information. On the 14th of March Mr. Drew replies, saying: ''Beyond expressing a purpose to secure tho board has not as yet inaugurated any meas ures to obtain theassessmentand no portion has been paid in. A suggestion was made, coming from three stockholders, Mrs. J. C. Lucas, 2.100 shares: Mr. Haynes, Ml shore", and Mr. Yard, 950 shares; total 1,041 share'; to trans fer during the present month, without con sideration to the bank, ail these shares w hich the bank could use forits own beneti t, representing at par value more than $200,000. I declined to accept the proposition, as it was crudely stated. The Part Taken by Bardsley. Mr. Drew wrote: "Outside of the account of tho City Treasurer, who has all along en deavored to assist the bank so far as he properly could by putting in every day checks, etc., in the bank to cover, so far as possible, his drafts the next day through the banks, the individual deposits have diminished since February 15 a little more than $200,000." This letter bv Mr. Drew ennelndes thus: "I am greatly disappointed in finding so lit- tie active support given by the directors in. effort to rehabilitate tho bank. If you can make such orders upon the directory as will compel an earnest and effective co-operation on their part, I shall be glad to enter them. Some offers to purchase the controlling in terest in the bank have beonmade by strong parties, but ax .the stock is underassessment such offers, vt be considered without working Ay - of the assessment." The abo Lacey on the 16th, and on three u- A, 9b telegraphed Drew to close the baioVl "Vs- The bank wav-'?cu e night of the 19th of March ant? TJ -ien for busi ness. The order wa .. Jq - an inter view with Mr. Marsh rVn r on tho evening of tno 10th of Mi. ?fb t that time informed me of theX" Wk0 tifl cates representing about 4? It-'f of stock in the Keystone NutiomSr . had been x t Improperly Delivered to Kr. Wanamaker. during the lifetime of Mr. John C. Lucas, and that negotiations for the surrender and cancellation of the same liira failed, for the reason that Mr. Wanamaker claimed to hold them as a pledge for the payment of a cer tain sum of money dne him from the estate of John C. Lucas, and he declined to sur render the stock until tho debt was paid. Upon learning these facts from Mr. Marsh, I immediately determined to close the bank, but did not so inform Marsh. I asked him to go to the residence of Mr. Wanamaker and toll him that I had been informed as to the existence of this stock, and then to return to my house. My purpose in this was to secure time enough to inlorm the Department of Justice and give an opportunity for Mr. Marsh's arrest before he left the city, in caso that course was deemed advisable. As soon as Mr. Marsh left my house I called at the residence of the Attorney General, but learned that he was not In tho city. I then laid the facts before the Solicitor Gen eral and discussed with him the entire situa tion. The Solicitor General did not deem it neoessary to arrest Mr. Marsh at that time, believing that a man who had voluntarily confessed ns to the Lucas defalcation and made a Journey from Philadelphia to Wash ington to inform the Controller as to these Irregular issues of certificates of stock. wa3 not likely to fly for the purpose of avoiding the arrest which he had thus invited. The Appointment of a Becelver. This brings the narrative ud to the closing of the bank, since which time all Its assets have been in charge of the officers of the General Government and properly kept and cared for. Complaint has been made be cause of delay In appointing a receiver. This is utterly without force, as no interest what over 'has thereby suffered and for tho further reason that the delay was not un usual. In closing this branch of the subject, In justice to one whose name has been brought into the disoussion of this failure, I desire to say that Hon. John Wanamaker has never directly or indirectly suggested or solicited one day's 'delay in the closing of the bank or in the appointment of a receiver, except as appears by the following telegram: "Mr. Marsh, of the Keystone Bank, camo down last night to say that it was reported yon Intend to appoint a receiver of the Key stone Bank unless something more definite was done to-day. I believe nothing could suffer from giving them 24 hours longer, at ther end of which they may put on paper something more definite to be presented to you. (From what ho says they are getting along pretty well in securing subscriptions to the now stock. I would recommend ap- ointment of a receiver be deferred, say one ay, until he has an opportunity to state sometning more aennue. " Jomr Wasamakeb." The other has date April 18, and was sent from the White House: "Marsh telegraphs me to-day to Inform you that the parties negotiating for control of the bank are to give answer to him on Friday next. Wanamaker." In concluding this statement, I deem it my duty to say that in my opinion the sev eral reports made by tho bank examiner did not reflect the true condition of the bank under consideration. The degree of blame, if any, which properly attaches to Mr. Drew is yet to be ascertained. 'In the meantime, howover, he has been directed to suspend examinations until the facts are submitted and a conclusion reached. OIL IN A JUNE CYCLONE. THE-OCKAN MNERS COMPELLED TO KESOKT TO IT LAST WEEK. Not a Wave Broke After the Fluid Grease Touched the Water A Baby Born In the Midst of the Storm Some Unexpected Baths. CSPECIAI, TELEClItAM TO THE DISPATCH.l New York, June 14. A summer cyclone is an infrequent visitor in the North Atlan-, tic, but there was one there and all there Monday and Tuesday last. That it was phe nomenally severe for the season is shown by the logs of three belated liners that hap pened to get tangled In it. The Fulda, of the jxorin uennan Xiioya ijine, ran into the windy commotion early Tuesday morning. It began like an ordi nary June gale, but before midday it was raging like an autumn roysterer from the West Indies. All the passengers were or dered below, and lifer on deck was full of danger for the crew. Captain Bingk says that the spray from the crests of the waves was so thick that he could not see 300 feet ahead from the bridge. He was compelled to go at quarter speed for several hours, and even then the seas leaped over the bows and rushed astern. He was obliged at last, fearing that the ship might be seriously damaged to resort to oil to still the troubled waves. Bags were lowered over the boys, and the oil dripped from them. Not another wave broke aboard of the ship. 4 The Fuerst Bismarck's captain did not dare to rush his big ship through the terri ble seas, and he ordered the engineer to run at half speed, and lost about 18 hours. At the height of the tumult a new passenger, who had no wardrobe, appeared in the steerage, making the total number 1,001. On Monday morning at 2 o'clock the steamship City of Berlin was assaulted by a wave that dashed clear over her. Water ran down several of the ventilating fun nels and drowned people out of their rooms. One young man tried to leave his room and was met in the passageway by a huge tro.uk rolling end over end. SUMMEB BES0BTS EEEE. Extravagant Ideas of Chicago Architects for Apartment Houses. fSPEClAI. TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH. CHICAGO, June 14. The Chicago archi tects don't propose to hide their light any longer. They have originated some ideas in apartment houses that read like fairy tales. The latest is a plan for an apartment house withjmagnificent gardens on the roof. The tenants will be able to sit on the eleventh story amid flowers, vines and frees and. watch the wanderings of the Chicago river and the excavations at the World's Fair ground. Each of these apartment houses will there fore provide a summer resort for its tenants free. BOOZE FOR BEAUTIES. Eaid on a Fashionable Speak-Easy Where lady Clerks Drank-. PROFESSOR SCHOEB'S FINE PLAN To Add to His Regular Income From Teach ing Music Lessons. SEYEX SUNDAY SELLERS LOCKED TIP "Please let Alex out, won't you? I can't get along without him." Inspector McAleese looked over the bright, polished railing in Central station at the pretty little woman who uttered the appeal and shook his head. "You will have to do without him for some time," he answered. Tears came to a pair of blue eyes, and their owner threatened to become hysterical, but the .'Inspector was firm, and appeals were In vain. So Alexander Schoeb, the husband of the weeping woman, spent the night behind the black bars in Central Station, and will have to answer a charge of illegal liquor selling this morn ing. His downfall will cause some anxiety in the hearts of a score or more young ladies and fashionable gentlemen who have made their headquarters at a suite of hand some apartments at No. 150 Fourth avenue. Well Known In Fashionable Society. All the fashionable people of the city have heard of Prof. Schoeb, and numerous daughters of wealthy families owe their musical attainments to his teachings. Prof. Schoeb gained additional fame in some princely homes because of his sweet-faced partner in life, whom the fond parents all loveu. Desiues, ine proiessor was himself a handsome man, and did not look out of place in the finest parlors, where he taught fair, youthful fingers the mysteries of ivory kevs. But the steady income of increasing fiatronage only goaded on the brilliant pro- ' essor's love of money, and he conceived a brilliant plan for climbing the ladder of wealth. Three second floor rooms at No. ISO Fourth avenue were secured, and a con siderable portion of the receipts of the last quarter's lessons went for pretty furnitute and house trimmings. The professor also invested in a capacious ice chest and glass rack, and the rear room bore strong re semblance to a saloon. An Eventful and Auspicious Opening. Bargains were made with divers dealers in fine wines and beer, and the professor had a grand opening one night at which the frequenters oi high society circles were in the majority. Who could resist the attrac tion of a glass of wine served with asmils by pretty Mrs. Schoeb? The place became celebrated, and before many weeks the young couple had all they could do to en tertain their evening visitors. Soon the wife stopped going out with tho professor on his afternoon rounds of teach ing.and stayed at home to serve innocent lit tle sweet wines to a bevy of lady clerks from the Court House and other places. Late in the afternoon the prosperous pro fessor would come homo and play for the visitors on the piano. The ladies were al ways charmed, and came again. For some time the police have had their suspicions about the gay young couple, but were unable to obtain sufficient proof to warrant any action, owing to the fact that none but persons of the better class were admitted, and then only when well known. Proof, however, was finally secured, and last night Inspector McAleese ordered a raid. Successfully Balded on Sunday. Several officers went up and soon gained entrance. Nobody was there but Schoeb, his wife and his sister-in-law. The latter was ill and was not removed, and later in the evening Mrs. Schoeb was released in order to go back and attend to the needs of the sick woman. She wanted her husband released also, and was almost frantic over what would become of him. This is the first speak-easy ever raided by the police where champagne and fine wines were in stock. The speak-easy kept by Mrs. Keyser, at No. 18 Liberty avenue, was raided "about 9 o'clock and the proprietress, with three visitors, arrested. The woman has been ar rested on the same charge a number of times before. She is a Hebrew and a per sistent lawbreaker whom no amount of fining and workhouse sentences seems to affect. She had a big roll of money and wanted to secure her release with a lorfeit last night, but Inspector McAleese would not allow her to go. The place was fitted out in p. decidedly unique way. The floor of the main room was cut away for a space of about four feet square. Below this the earth was scooped out several feet. Here the beer was kept, with a plentiful supply of ice. A trap door fitted over the place, which was covered with a piece of carpet, and a table wag placed over this. On the approach of any suspicions persons a toss of the bottles and glasses out the rear door left the drinkers innocently sitting about a bare table with no sign of drink anywhere. But all the sharp appliances could not delude Inspector McAleese's men. Quite a Number of Other Balds. Mrs. Cadey, of 200 Penn avenue,, waa aho brought in with five male visitors. She is an old offender and has been doing a big business. Mrs. Mollie Reagan has been running a prosperous speak-easy on Bluff 'street ad joining the Holy Ghost College building, and her patronage has been of the well pay ing sort. She, with five young men .who were drinking in the house, were brought to Central station last night. Her house was well equipped and stocked for a trade that would make the average saloon keeper proud. Several officers from the Fourteenth ward had a lively time in raiding a speak easy in Soho last night. About 9 o clock Officer Magle gained entrance to the speak easy kept by Charles Doyle, near the corner of Fifth avenue and Boston street, but just, as he got in the house he was identified. The door was locked by one ofthe cus tomers as soon as Officer Magle told Doyle he was arrested. A general fight then took place in whieh Doyle and nis wife and Officer Magle were badly injured. Mrs. Doyle had part of her hair pulled out and received an ugly scalp wound which bled freely, coverine her dress with blood. Doyle received several bad wounds about the head and body. A. physician was called and dressed their in juries and they were'removed to the Four teenth ward station." Officer Magle received a severe kick in the stomach and had to be taken to his home. .Mark Bradley and John. Martin were afterward arrested by Lieutenant Schafier and Officer Swick and locked up in the Fourteenth word station for visiting the house. A large crowd witnessed the plac ing of the prisoners in the patrol wagon,and the sight of Mrs. Doyle, covered with blood, almost caused a riot. The parties arrested last night will all have a nearing this morning on the charge of keeping disorderly houses. Magistrate Qripp will hear the Twelfth ward cases, Magistrate McKenna being engaged with other matters which will prevent his at tending his regular dnties for to-day. Allegheny Police Capture a Couple. The intense heat in Allegheny had the same effect there as in Pittsburg that of driving people to seek speak-easies. The people in the business on the Northside have become exceedingly wary, and as a re sult only two "whispers" suffered yester- : . . , - ..JJ - jfeaife:afcAii tks r ia.- 'frtfrt.-rf. fayi'i&ritfii JsdJJ8&Mi& MMhUifi. ..Vifr-.to -- A-- '