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Then read the Special Advertise
ments in THE DISPATCH To Let
Columns to-day. They are most
Are printed to-day la THE WIS-
PATCH. ItyoHaregoiagtomoYe
yon should read them carefully.
They will gnide home-hunters.
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john man
That He Fared No Worse
in Armstrong County
Than to Be Left
He Would as Soon Think of Carrying
Beaver, Quay's Home.
The Congressman Thinks the Legislature
"Will Give Him a Show.
He Had No Work Done In Snyder and
Union Counties, Thinking It "Was
Useless The Sensation of the Day at
"Washington Severe Criticism of Sen
ators Who Try to Shift the Blame of
Leaks From Secret Sessions Onto
Other Shoulders Some Ridiculous
Precautions Taken A Short-Live d
Embargo Chances of a Vote on Sil
ver Free Coinage Whips Have
Pledges From Their Members to Be
on Hand.
Bureau or The Dispatch,
VTx&nisGTos. D. C March 27. (
"Oh, no, I am not at all disappointed by
the news from the Armstrong county pri
maries," said Hon. John Dalzell to me this
evening. "The fact is," he continued, "if
the reports in the newspapers are correct
the result is more favorable to me than I
had any reason to expect. If, as stated, the
popular expression for Senator shows a ma
jority of only 1.000 for Mr. Quay, the oppo
sition i much stronger than I anticipated.
"Armstrong is oue of Quay's counties.
His machine is nowhere more thoroughly
organized than in Beaver, Armstrong, Law
rence and Mercer. Besides this, many of his
old regiment are residents of these coun
ties, and naturally his former companions
in arms throw all their influence for him.
It was desirable that the primaries should
be held early in these counties, which are
thoroughly under control, that the result
there might be felt through the State, and
so a date was fixed for them in March and
early in April instead of later.
Gallant Fight for tun Congressmin.
"Why, in so far as Armstrong county is
concerned. I would almost as soon expect to
carry Beaver, Senator Quay's own county.
At the same time, if, as I have said. Quay's
majority is not more than 1,000, my friends
must have made a gallant fight for me. I
am informed, moreover, that there was a
great deal of money used by the manipula
tors of the machine.and of course that wonld
have some eflecu Of course, the vote does
not bind the persons nominated for the
Legislature. It was merely to aflord oppor
1 unity for an expression of popular senti
ment. The gentlemen nominated are per
fectly satisfactory to me.
"I see it is quoted as significant that
Snyder and Union counties nominated Quay
candidates for the Legislature. I expected
nothing there, and attempted nothing.
There are no two counties in the State more
thoroughly in the hands of the machine
politicians. The movement against the
bosses in the State generally exceeds all
expectations, and I think that by the time
the Legislature meets a sentiment will be
manifest which will lead the Republicans
in the Legislature to go very slow in the
direction of electing a representative of
personal and machine politics to the
Senate. "
The Sensation ot the Day.
The action of certain Senators in report
ing a resolution for the expulsion of James
K. Young, for long years the executive
clerk of the Senate, upon suspicion of his
having divulged the proceedings of secret
sessions oi that body, is quite the sensation
of the day. Among the 200 newspaper writ
ers of the capital, all of whom have a per
sonal and warm friendship tor Mr. Young,
it is a cause both of amusement and indig
nation amusement because of their per
sonal and peculiar knowledge of the manner
In which executive secrets escape through
the walls of the Senate, and indignation
that Senators, who also know how such news
leaks, should endeavor to create a diversion
from themselves, the guilty ones, to a
wholly innocent person.
It seems that when the resolution was
offered by Senator Hale, of Maine, on Fri
day, there were but Jew Senators in the
Chamber. The Senator desired its imme
diate consideration, without giving Mr.
Young any chance for defense, and in tne
absence of three-fourths of his fellow Sena
tors, hoping to put it through at once, and
thus proclaim to the world that the his
torical leak of the star chamber sessions had
been stopped. Fortunately, Mr. Yonng
had friends present who insisted that the
resolution should lie over.
Some Kldlculons Frecantlons Taken.
To those who know the facts nothing
could be more ridiculous than the precau
tions taken by the Senate to prevent re
ports of the proceedings of executive ses
sions and to discover the source of informa
tion when they are reported. Two years
ago there was almost as great a tempest in a
teapot over this matter as there is now.
Some of the Senators most conspicuous for
the infraction of this oath were loudest in
their denunciation of the publication, much
to the amusement of the occupants of the
press gallery. An investigation committee
was appointed at the instance of Senator
Dolph, of Oregon, and it sat day after dav
probing witnesses, chiefly newspaper cor
respondents. Day after day the bucket was sent down
into the bottomless well of journalistic in
formation and brought up nothing. Cor
respondents were threathened with all sorts
of evil things if they refused to expose their
informants,but not asingle name escaped the
lips of the men of the press. Dolph fairly
gnawed his flesh with rage at the firmness
of his witnesses. If he could, he could have
given them to the thumbscrew and the
rack. ..The only revenge he could take wu
to shut the correspondents out oi the ante
room of the gallery during the secret
session, a perfect contemptible proceeding.
Every one knew the utter Impossibility of
hearing a single sound from the Chamber
when the double doors leading from tho
gallery to the ante room wore closed.
A Very Short Lived Embargo.
This embargo lasted but a few days. The
correspondents made it so warm for tlie
Senators, and showed them up to suoh good
purpose that tho ante-room was opened, and
during the progress of an executive session
the correspondents would He back luxur
iously and smoke, each one Jooularly dis
cussing whether "my Senator" would be as
communicative as usual.
Sinco that time, however, tne situation has
never been quite tho same. Senators have
been more timid. They often felt they were
being watched by each other, and possibly
by persons or whom they knew nothing. It
Is a fact that Dolph, possibly in collusion
with others, placed agents of the secret
service on the track of certain Senators and
correspondents. Senators were put to great
Inconvenience to reach a safe spot in which
to hold confidential intercourse with corre
spondents, and give to the pnblic the secrets
they were sworn to keep through the opera
tion of an absurd and vicious precedent, but
which they knew belonged of right to the
By and by they became more lax, and un
til the recent interchange of interesting
notes between President Harrison and
Premier Salisbury little attention was paid
to the publication of exeoutlve secrets. And
It may be said here that during the dis
cussions first with Italy and then with Chile,
when the Senate was not in session, State
secrets were securedjnst the same from the
White House or the State Department, as
they were before and after from the Senate.
Other Leaks Than From the Senate.
Ana it may be further said that the sub
stance of every one of the diplomatic papers
recently submitted to the Senate was
known and published before they left the
hands of the President, so that all tho exec
utive secrets do not leak through the walls
of the Senate.
The climax of ridiculous effort at secrecv
was reached last week, when the Capitol
electricians were instrnoted to trace every
wire leading to the Senate wing of the capi
tal, to discover ir a micropnone was not
somewhere concealed and through whioh
trickled the secrets of the chamber; the
Senators all the time knowing that from 63
to uu oi ineirnumDerweretnemseives giving
the news to trusted correspondents ot influ
ential papers in their respectfves States.
Such treatment of the matter of secrecy
has done more to bring contempt on the
secret session than all other influences com
bined, and the unjust, outrageous action
toward Mr. Young, against whom not a
breath of suspicion could hold, will serve to
turn the guns of every correspondent at the
Capitol against these star chamber proceed
ings, which are out of date, productive of no
cood whatever, and especially out of place
in a government supposed to be of the peo
ple. They are certainly absurd and only to
be laughed at, when, under the most rigid
precautions, the proceedings of the star
chamber are known to correspondents
within a short time after the (laors are
thrown open.
Chances ot a Tote on Sliver.
If Representative Catchlngs arrives to
morrow from his Vlcksburg home, as is ex
pected, the special order providing for an
immediate vote on the silver hill will be
reported to the Hsuse to-morrow before the
reading of the Journal. This is the course
pursued w ith the former special orderflxing
a date for the consideration of the bill. The
point of order was raised against it then
that it was not in order to proceed to tho
transaction or any business until the journal
had been read. Speaker Crisp decided that
this did not apply to the consideration or a
report from the Committee on Rules. Mr.
Tracey appealed ironi the decision, but tho
Chair was sustained. This precedent will
be quoted to-morrow if the special order be
reported, and members who voted two
weeks ago to sustain the Chair cannot con
sistently refuse to voto for the special order
to-morrow, which will doubtless provide
for an immediate consideration or the bill.
Ex-Speaker Heed has made no further at
tempt to induce the Republicans to vote
against the special order and to assist the
anti-silver Democrats and the timid free
coinage Democrats to prevent a dlreot vote
on the bill, and it is probable that most of
the Republicans will vote for the special
order. If so.-everything may pass off with
out riotous scenes. If a direct vote on the
bill be reached tho chances now seom to bo
slightly in favor of its passage, as several
Democrats who were absent or sick last
week have informod the free coincso whips
that they will be on hand. Liqhtsxr.
A Congressional Committee Considers Con
oolldatlon a Pertinent Affair.
WA6Hl3OT0y, March 27. Mr. Blount, of
Georgia, Chairman of the House Committee
on Foreign Affairs, has prepared for submis
sion to the House an extensive report to ac
company the regular annual consular and
diplomatic appropriation bill framed by the
committee. The report says that a careful
examination has been made into the subject
Of our toreign missions and the importance
of onr diplomatic relations with the sev
eral countries or the world. The facilities
for transmission and intercbangeof thought
dispenses with much ot the need or foreign
representation. It enables the home Gov
ernment to communicate rapidly and freely
on all questions of difference with foreign
governments and to give directions in the
mogt minute detail. So completely does
this practice obtain that we shall scarcely
find fame springing from the action of onr
representatives at foreign courts in the
future as in the earlier days of the Republic.
In addition to this the country has grown to
such magnitude as to enjoy that regard
from other nations which guarantees her
against foreign insolence, outrage and
causeless war.
Very much mfcrht be safely done In reduc
ing the nnmber of our ministers by abolition
or the union of several countries under one
mission. Not encouraged to hope for an ac
ceptance or these views by the Senate or the
President, it has been deemed best, except
in a few instances, to postpone needed re
forms at this point. Denmark, Sweden and
Norway, however, have been placed under
one mission, as have Colombia and Ecuador
tinder one mission, and likewise Peru and
Bolivia. By a mistake of the printer it was
announced that Guatemala and Venezuela
had also been joined under one minister.
Separate missions are to be maintained to
there two countries, and the salary is fixed
at $5,000 each. The report says that the com
mittee gave careful attention to the consular
service, and revised it according to the busi
ness and importance to the United States of
each place.
How Venezuela's Despot Proposes to Hang
Onto His Office The Judges Had De
clared His Tenure Illegal Senators and
Deputies Thrust Into Dungeons.
Venezuela, March 27. A crisis has
been reached in the political struggle in this
country, and from all parts of the republic
come reports of uprisings against President
Palacio's attempt to retain his dictator
ship. Palacio's claim that he is President
is pronounced an outrage by the Federal
Supreme Couit, and it adds that he held the
office illegallv. The pronunclnmlento of the
court threw Palacio into a great rage. In
stantly he summoned the police authorities.
"I want these Judces, every one of them,"
he said, "locked up."
The police souzht out the Judges, and In
side of 24 hours every one of them was be
hind prison bar. Caracas is in a virtual
state of siege. Life and liberty are unsafe.
All telegrams and dispatches are carefully
scanned, and the least thing suspicious in
any of them subjects the writer to arrest.
Many prominent men are imprisoned,
among them a large proportion of the Sena
tors and Deputies from the eight States.
The United States war vessel Newark ar
rived at Laguay yesterday. She -will remain
by order of Admiral Gherardl until all the
trouble is over so as to proteot the interests
of Americans in Venezuela.
Big Damages Claimed by People Who Were
Traveling on Pusses
New York, March 27. Special. Mrs.
Homer E. Baldwin, who was so badly in
jured in tho Hastings Railroad wreck on
Christmas eve, has brought a suit for $250,000
damages from the Supreme Court against
the New York Central and Hudson Elver
Railroad Company. Her husband has also
filed actions in the same court, as adminis
trator of the estates of his mother, Anna M.
wmwui, uuu (lis sister, x,uuan Damwm, i
both of -whom were killed in the same cci- I
dent, for $5,000 each, the minimum amount
recoverable in the event of death.
The complaint alleges that the railroad
company and its aireotors for several years
prior to "the time of the accident In question
failed to procure and put in use along the
portion of their road where the accident oc
ourred appliances suitable for preventing
collisions of trains running in the same
direction, notwithstanding the faot that
these appliances were in practical use on
other railroads and on other portions of the
Central's system. In their answer the road
throws the entire responsibility for the acci
dent upon the shoulders of the brakeman,
who failed to signal the approaching train,
which crashed into the one which was
stalled; and further claims that inasmuoh
as Mrs. Baldwin and her daughter were trav
eling on passes the printed contract on the
back of the passes released the company
from all damages.
Found Dead In Bed at HI Florida Cot
tageThe Founder of Hazleton is No
More Bis Extensive Holdings in this
and Other States.
Philadelphia, March 27. Special'
Ario Pardee, of Hazleton, banker, coal
operator and manufacturer, was found dead
in his bed in his cottage at Bock Ledge,
India river, Florida, yesterday morning, by
members of his family.
Ario Pardee was the pioneer and foremost
anthracite coal operator in the Upper Le
high and Lower Luzerne region. He was born
November 16, 1810, at Nassau, ft Y., and
began his wonderful career with the late
Asa Packer, with him engaging in that
series of developments that brought the Le
high valley into the industrial prominence
it occupies to-day. Taking up the study of
civil engineering Mr. Pardee ran lines up
the Hazle Creek seotion of Carbon oounty,
from the present Penn Haven Junction
through Weatherly to Beaver Meadow, act
ing as chief engineer or the Beaver Meadow
Railroad, among the first roads bnilt in the
He founded Hazleton in 1838, ana took
charge of the mines he leased in 1839, work
ing them with Gillingbam Fell. The mine
properties to-dav comprise six colleries in
and around Hazelton. They make up in
part also the Fell estate. In addition Mr.
Pardee owned outright the mines at Latti
mer, Hollywood andMt Pleasant, and leased
xrom tne nouertB estate tao minus ui
Cranberry and Crystal Ridge. The combined
output is given at 1,250,000 tons of coal a
year, and 6,500 miners and laborers are on
the pay rolls or Pardee & Co. and Pardee
Bros. & Co., who operate them.
Mr. Pardee's coal enterprises at Hazleton.
great as they are, represent only a part of
his holdings and Investments. He owned the
car shops' and planing mill at Watsontown,
about 7,000 acres of soft coal territory, In lour
tracts located in ClearMld and Jefferson
connties, and he holds about GOO shares of
Huntingdon and Broad Top stock, and his
Lehich Valley railroad stock is estimated at
$1,000,000 In value He owns the Stanhope,
X. J., furnaces, and the town of Hazleton,
Ohio, is a late venture in the cannel coal
fields of that State. Mr. Pardee some years
since Invested heavily in North Carolina
timber property, and also has mills at Mon
toursvillc, this State.
No man of w ealth was ever more unpre
tentious. Mr. Pardee presented Lafayette
College, at Easton, with the hall hearing his
name a building first erected at a cost of
$350,000, and when destroyed bv fire was re
built by Mr. Pardee. Throughout life Mr.
Pardee was a Presbyterian, although not a
communicant member of that denomina
His Congregation Was Cold, His Salary
Was Cut Down and He Has an Offer.
Rochester, Pa., Marcn 27. Special. Rev.
John TV. Myers, pastor of Grace Evangelical
Lutheran Church, tendered his resignation
last Sunday and again to-day, and it was ac
cepted. Several reasons are assigned by
Bev. Mr. Myers for his course. The -first is
that he does pot have that hearty sympathy
and co-operation of tho whole congregation
in his work; secondly, by reducing his sal
ary from si. 000 to $900 has rendered it impos
sible for him to meet his financial obliga
tions and support his family: third, he has
received a call to another field.
The reason assigned for the roduction of
salary Is the Inability of the members to pay
the amount agreed upon, and not for any
feeling nglnst the minister. Bov. Mr. Myers
has on several occasloas denounced what he
characterized as "sinful amusements," card
playing and tho like and in so doing on one
occasion is said to have offended certain of
the membership.
Gibbons, Cardinal, Comments on Seasons
Given by GiDbon, Historian.
Baltimore, March 27. In the course of the
sermon to-day by Cardinal Gibbons,he dwelt
upon the reason given by the historian Gib
bon for the growth and development of
Christianity. Cardinal Gibbons said, in
"To the philosophic mind, as well as to the
Christian, there remains but one adequate
cause to account for the growth and contin
uity of Christianity in the face of the obsta
cles which have confronted her. If the
Church has survived, it is in obedience to
the decree of God, who has said, 'That the
gates of hell shall not prevail against her.'
Gamiliel, therefore, was right, when he said:
'Ifthls work (the Church or Christ) be of
men, it will come to naught; but ir it be of
God, you cannot overthrow it.' "
Laden With Food and Delicacies for the
Famine-Stricken Russians.
Washihgtoh; March 27. Pursuant to a call
of the City Auxiliary of the National Red
Cross Society, a large meeting took
place to-day to tako measures for tho
relief of the famine-stricken sufferers
of Russia. Tho meeting determined
that the District of Columbia shall
contribute an amount sufficient to charter a
vessel to be sent to Russia with a miscel
laneous cargo of articles of food The vessel
will be loaded at New York.
The people of the country are invited to
contribute delicacies and canned and dried
fruits for the sick am' aver-stricken people
of Russia.
He Gets Drank and Disorderly and Is Locked
Up a Few Hoars.
New York, March 27. B, L. Upshur, the
friend of J. Coleman Drayton, who, when
the steamship Majestic arrived at this port
last Wednesday, met Mr. Drayton at quaran
tine and offered his services as Mr. Drav-
ton's second In anticipation of a duel, was'
iarly tills morning arrested and locked up
in a station bouse, charged with being drunk
and disorderly.
The arrest was made in the Hotel Bruns
wick by the detective of the hotel. Mr. Up
shur was arraigned and was discharged.
He Sells Out to the Sugar Trust for ST.OOO,
000 in Certificates.
Philadelphia, March 27. Claus Speckeis'
Sugar Refinery was formally turned over
yesterday to the Sugar Trust In considera
tion of $7,000,000 in trust certificates.
The transaction was conducted between
Treasurer Searles, of the trust, and Claus
Spreckels personally. Some time during
the coming week Mr. Spreckels will leave
Philadelphia for San" .Francisco, where he
will remain.
Arabian Horses at the Fair.
New- York, March 27. The steamship
India, from Gibraltar, has brought nine
Arabs and a stud of thorough bred Arabian
horses. The party coines from the court of
the Sultan of Morocco and will form a part
orthe'native Arabian village at the World's
Pair under directon of Hassan Ben All.
They bring their native costumes and house
hold goods, and, pending the opening of the
.reposition, wiiiiravei.
Ex-Prentier Mackenzie Dying.
ToRmrro. March 27. Hon. Alexander Man.
kenzie, ex-Lliurnl Premier or Canada, has
been in precaruVts health for some time and
it not expected tp live through the night.
He Imagines That the Young
Emperor of Germany Has
Wronged Him, and
On Going to the Fatherland to Fight
the American Is Locked Up
Bis Wife Trying to Have Secretary Blaine
and the President
New York, March 27. Mrs. Wilhel
mine Gooideler has been very busy for the
past eight months writing letters to Presi
dent Harrison and Emperor William, of
Germany, asking them to aid her in secur
ing the release of her husband, Kichard
Gooideler, who is confined in the insane
asylum of Schwetz, in West Prussia.
Kichard Gooideler was a professor of
musio in the Pennington Seminary, in New
Jersey, last June, when he announced -his
intention of going to Germany to fight a
duel with Emperor William. Mrs. Gooideler
says that her husband was not insane then,
and that he is not insane now. In 1862 he
was a lieutenant in the Prussian army. His
parents were people of wealth and social
position. At one time he represented the
Northern Pacific Railroad interests in Ber
lin, bnt in one way and another he lost
much of his money, and he came to this
country j where he found different ways of
Supporting his wife and two children. He
was well educated and a musician of
.Emperor William Challenged to Fight
Gooideler declared that his relatives in
Prussia had robbed him of some of his
money by forging his signature. He wrote
to Emperor William regarding it, and be
cause the Emperor did not interfere he held
the Emperor personally responsible. He
sent a challenge inviting the Emperor to
fight him at Hamm, in Westphalia, July 18,
1891, at three steps' barrier. Mr. Gooideler
is an American citizen, naturalized In Ken
tucky in 189L
Mrs. Gooideler tried to dissuade her hus
band from going to Germany to fight the
Emperor, but he declared that he was pro
voked beyond endurance, and he was deter
mined to go. He had announced his inten
tion publicly, and shortly after he reached
Germany his brother, Judge Gooideler. one
or the relatives whom he accuses, had him
put in an lnsone asylum.
Mrs; Gooideler is living with her children
at 414 West Fifty-seventh street. She is sup
porting hersell by teaching. She has re
ceived several letters from tne Executive
Mansion at Washington, which give her
very little hope of assistance from the State
Department. Mrs. Gooideler admits that
her hnsband's mission to Germany was
erratic, but she says that he is a very nerv
ous man, and his losses in Germany and the
way in which his relatives there had treated
him enraged him.
Grievance Against the State Department.
Mrs. Gooideler complained because the
State Department at Washington has
accepted as conclusive the statement by the
directors of the Provincial Insane Asylum,
at Schwetz, that Mr. Gooideler is incurably
insane. She maintains, also, that, as Gooid
eler was arrested for lesemojeste, he is en
titled to a trial. She says that he has written
her letters which were entirely rational,
and she suggests that any American citizen
may be kidnaped in Germany and impris
oned for life on the pretense that he is in
sano, if Mr. Gooideler's sentence is to pass
unchallenged by the country of which he is
a citizen.
" Mrs. Gooideler 3ays of Mr.Gooideler's chal
lenge: "Emperor William and Mr. Gooideler
belong to the German S. C, an organization
composed of former corps- students, the
members of whioh organization must give
satisfaction with deadly weapons for deadly
offenses. The challenge, which read 'three
steps barrier, or the German Republic,' was
formally conveyed throuch the Corns
Guestpbalia, In Halle, to which Mr. Gooide
ler belongs, to the Emperor's Corps Borus
sia, in Bonn, on April 28, 1891. May
6, 1891, the Emperor visited Bonn, donned
a student's dress, and made a rousing speech
in favor of dueling, which pledged him to
the code. When Mr. Gooideler, who had
sailed from New York on the steamer Aller.
June 27, 1891, arrived in Bremerhaven, July
7, 1891, Emperor William was away in Eng
land, and Mr, Gooideler received a tip to run
away, as an order for his arrest had been
issued. ,
Banqueted by Corps Students.
"Not being of the runaway klnd,he ignored
the hint and -went straightway to Halle,
where his friend, Baron von Trebra, intro
duced him to the members of the Corps
Guestphalia, who entertained him at lunch
and dinner, and finally invited him to a
grand banquet at whioh corps students of
nearly every German university were pres
ent. "After attending to some private business
of his own in Leipzig and Berlin, Mr. Gooid
eler went to Marienweider to visit bis
mother and to investigate the true state of
affairs regarding his patrimony. At the
Marienweider railway station his younger
brother. Judge Gooideler, of Marienweider,
received him with the Information that he
was arrested, charged with the crimo of lae
sum majestatls. Thereupon two fellows
armed with clnbs seized him forcibly,
robbud him of bis baggage and placed him
in tre lunatic asylum at Schwetz.
"Mr. Gooideler protested against such
treatment as a free American citizen, and
asked permission to write to the American
Minister in Beilin. This was denied. He
then asked to be placed before a proper
commission de lunatlco lnquirendo. This
was also denied, but be received an answer
that he would be released as soon as Mrs.
Gooideler should claim him through the
President of the United States. Mrs.
Gooideler has for the last eight months
made unceasing but futile efforts to induoe
'this Government to see Mr. Gooideler liber
ated and rlchted.
"When Mr. Gooideler was kidnaped, as de
scribed above, he was traveling under the
Srotectlon ot a paspport from this country,
Is citizenship papers of the United States
and the rules of the German S. C, which had
formally indorsed him at Halle."
Protests That While lls Son Is Insane He
,1s Neither Forger Nor Murderer.
Chicago, March 27. Rev. Dr. Scudder has
sent the following letter to a Brooklyn
Congregational Church society, which sent
him a telegram of sympathy on the occasion
of the arrest of his son:
"Much Beloved Brethrex Pardon me
that I have not earlier responded to your
prompt and affectionate telegram, assuring
us ot your profound love and sympathy.
There is nobody on earth who stands nearer
to mv heart than you. We need your pray
ers, for all the -woes of our life, if condensed
into one, opuld not for a moment be com
pared wit this awful tempest of affliction
which rages around us. Our dear son is in
sane, but he is notamnrderer nor a forger.
Tho trial which is coming will vindicate his
Innocence. Till then -wo must bear up as
well as we can.
"The press teems with ingeniously fabri
cated falsehoods and with cruelly malignant
insinuations. Allow mo to cite one instance:
A Chicago paper described an interview as
held by me with the Proseonting Attorney,
Mr. Longeneoker, and quoted what is said
to be what be said to me; while the
the simple fact is that I never In mv life,
anywhere or at any time, have seen Mr.
Longenecker. The tide of this kind of per
secution runs all in one way, and we are
powerless. Publio opinion is whetted in
every way against my son. God alone can
save us. Pray for us that out of this horror
of darkness light may spring up, and that
through this howling storm we may be
brought to the shore of a divine deliver
ance. Mrs. Scudder unites with me In ten
der love and abounding gratitude to all the
members of the Central Congregational
Churoh and congregation. I am yours, in
the bonds of a love that can never he
Thousands More Put to the Sword During
the Recent Insurrection Descriptions
of Many Bloody Battles, All ot Which
Were Won by the Imperialists.
Ban Francisco, March 27. According
to advices just received from Shanghai, the
bloody engagements recently fought be
tween Imperial troops and rebels in north
ern China resulted in the slaughter of sev
eral thousand rebels. The Imperial army
lost only five killed and 45 wounded. Over
8,000 rebels were put to death with the
sword and 600 were actually burned alive.
A number of engagements are reported.
Three hundred insurgents were over
taken by the Imperialists at a place
60 miles from Kulun and over
100 of them were killed and three leaders
made prisoners. Inasecondenfragement over
SO of the enemy were put to the sword, and
the remainder were obliged to retire to a
pawnshop, the strong walls of which made
it an admirable place to defend. The Im
perialists closely attacked the building
and killed over 150 or the inmates.
Intelligence later reached the Imperialist
camp that 600 cavalry and 800 infantry of
the enemy had cometo-the rescue of their
confederates. They were attacked in front
and tear by the Imperial forces, and lost
400 men during the battle. Those who
escaped encountered another party of
imperialists, wno snot ou or tuem ana
made a score of prisoners. Another detach
ment of rebels was posted fit Melyaokoutze.
to which place the Imperialists continued
their march. The rebel detachment num.
bered abont 100, of -which 60 were killed and
20 made prisoners, among the latter beln?
the so-called leader of the vanguard, Li
Hnng Tsa, wno was Instantly decapitated.
A still larger force of the enemy was
posted in the Chien Chang district, where
they had an encampment with guns fitted
up in loopholes of the wall surrounding the
villages. Churches of the new creed served
as outposts of the rebel army. An onslaught
was made upon their position, and after an
engagement of two hours, 800 out of a
total of 1,300 were put to the sword.
About 600 of the rest were burned alive, and,
lnoluding the Btragglers, it is estimated that
not less than 1,400 of the enemy were killed
on this occasion. A great number of the
aherents of the new creed were captured,
Including three leaders, who were instantly
A Colored Bishop Murdered While Listen
ing to a Sermon.
Augusta, Ga., March 27. Special News
has been received here of the murder of
Bishop Jones, a noted colored divine, in
Allendale, S. C, on Thursday night. Jones
went to Allendale to preach sanctiflca
tion and perfect holiness. He succeeded
in getting a considerable following, mostly
from the women, supplemented by a
tew of the most arrant sinners among the
men. Some of the husbands of the
women followers obiected to his
methods, and anti-holiness people
tried to dislodge the Bishop. A short
time ago his adherents had gathered enough
to build a church. In pronortion to his ad
vancement the bitterness against him in
creased, and Thursday night "servieo" was
going on and the bishop had taken a chair
in the pulpit, an assistant commencing to
preacb, when a side -window was stealthily
opened, and an unearthly report followed.
The door of the church was shut and
fastened by the murderers, and , upon the
discharge of the gun every light was extin
guished; Then there was confusion, women
screaming and floundering in total darkness,
expecting instant death. When a light was
Btruok it -was found that their beloved
Bishop bad a hole blown through his left
breast. His death was instantaneous. The
Town Council will give a reward of $50 for
the murderers, and the Government will add
to it.
$3,160 PB0MISED FOB $16
The Local Agent of a Get-Eich-Qulck Con
cern Falls to Fulfill His Pledges.
Trenton, N. J., March 27. A number of
Trenton people are bemoaning the sudden
closing up of the local branch of the Com
mercial Enterprise, a get-ricli-qulck" con
cern, which is said to have headquarters in
Philadelphia. Certificates were given in
each case with the understanding that $1 a
week should be given to tho collector, and
on the expiration of 15 weeks the certificate
would arrive at maturity and the sum of
$3,130 would be handed over to the owner of
the certificate. The firm did a thriving
easiness nere, tneir principal memDers oe
lng working men and girls -who labor in fac
tories, potteries, etc. When the majority of
the certificates would mature James Dun
bar, who did the collecting, would persuade
those holding certificates to increase their
policy to $50 by paying in something over
Toward the middle of this month a num
ber of the certificates became due and were
presented at the office. The claimants were
put off until last week, when the office closed
and Dunbar disappeared. His friends claim
that he was as much duped as the certificate
holders. Five warrants have already been
sworn out for his arrest, bnt his whereabouts
are unknown.
Banker Cohen, of Paris, Dnped Out of
100,000 Francs by a Forger.
CmcAoo, March 27. One of the most auda
cious of the many swindlers that havo falsely
represented themselves to be connected
with the World's Fair, in order
to secure other people's money, is in a
fairway to get just dues. He is a tall, dls-tlngnished-looking
Frenchman named
Steasny, and he is now lying in a French
jail waiting trial on the charge or swindling
a Hebrew capitalist, Louis Cohen, of Paris,
out of 100,000 francs.
The Frenchman opened offices with a
sign which read, "Agency General for For
eign Exhibitors, World's Columbian Ex
position, 1893, U. 8. A." For nearly a vear he
signed printed advertisements In a World's
Fnir paper which he pretended wos
printed In Chicago. Cohen ad
vanced 49,000 francs to Steasny in three
installments, accepting as security adver
tising contracts and drafts. In the mean
time Steasny had proposed to Cohen to se
cure for him Within the grounds of the Ex
position 100 Jtiosks, producing a letter bear
ing the signatnre oi Director General Davis.
Cohen allowed himself to be relieved of
02,000 francs as a deposit.
His Wire Will Prosecute Him For Extreme
Cruelty and Immoral Conduct.
Detroit, March 27. Prince Michael, the
long-haired "Messiah," will piobablybe in
vestigated by the city authorities. His wife,
Mrs. Mills, who, it is alleged, has been sub
jected to the most outrageous tortures and
Inhuman treatment, has decided to prose
outetho so-called Prince. The -woman de
clares that on one occasion she was tied
hand and foot and made to stand In a cer
tain position for 12 consecutive hours; and
she further declares that Prince Michael
conducted for months a harem under the
false name of "Godhead." Mrs. Mills has
left Prince Michael.
At a meeting or the Northslde citizens the
other night, live well-known men in that
section of the city were appointed a commit
tee to investigate the alleged immoralities
among Michael and his followers. The oom
mltteo Interviewed a number of former fol
lowers of tho Prinoe, who had become dis
gusted with Miohael and his methods and
left him. It was nnantmously decided that
the disclosures were such that every at
tempt should be made to rid the community
of him.
The Baglng Canal Beady.
Hahrisbdbo, March 27. Special T. W.
Weirman, Jr., chief engineer of the canal
company, has issued notice to boatmen and
shippers that the canal is expected to open
for boating at all points ou Thursday, with
the exception of that portion between
Clark's Ferry and Columbia. The latter is
expected to he Open 'Monday next.
He Insists on the Batilication
of the Fur Seal Treaty
Before He .Will
This, Too, Is Accompanied by a Very
Significant If.
B Prohibition of Sealing Must Then Be
London, March 27. Lord Salisbury,
under date of Maroh 26, has replied as fol
lows to Sir Julian Panncefote in response
to Mr. Wharton's note of March 22:
"In reply to your telegram of the 23d
Inst., notice has been given to owners of
ships sailing for Bering Sea that both agree
ments at present under discussion between
Great Britain and the United States that
as to arbitration and that as to an interme
diate arrangement may affect liberty of
sealing in Bering Sea. They have, there
fore, notice of their liability to possible in
terruption, and will sail subject to that
notice. The question of time is not, there
fore, urgent.
"Inform the President that we continue
in thinking that when the treaty has been
ratified there will arise anew state oi things.
Until it is ratified our conduct is governed
by the language of yonr note of June 14,
189a But when it is ratified both parties
-must admit that contingent rights have be
come vested in the other which both desire
to protect. We think that prohibition of
sealing, if it stands alone, will be unjust to
British sealers if the decision of the arbi
trators should be adverse to the United
Still Insists on the Treaty,
"We are, however, willing when the
treaty has been ratified to agree to an ar
rangement similar to that of last year, if
the United States will consent that the
arbitrators should, in the event of a de
cision adverse to the United States, assess
the damages which the prohibition of seal
ing shall have inflicted on British sealers
during the pendency of the arbitration, and,
in the event of a decision adverse to Great
Britain, should assess the damages which
the limitation of slaughter shall, during the
pendency of arbitration, have inflicted on
the United States or its lessees.
"As an alternative' course, we are also
willing, after the ratification of the treaty,
to prohibit sealing in the disputed waters if
vessels be excepted from prohibition which
produce a certificate that they have given
security for such damages as the arbitrators
may asses in case of a decision adverse to
Great Britain, the arbitrators to receive
necessary authority on this behalf. In this
cose a restriction of slaughter on the Islands
will not In point of equity he necessary. Her
Majesty's Government are unable to see any
Other than one of these two methods of re
stricting seal hunting in the disputed
-waters during the arbitration which would
be equitable to both parties."
Leaves Damages With the Arbitrators.
A later note from Lord Salisbury to Sir
Julian Pauncefote, dated March 26, says:
"With further reference to your telegram
of the 23d inst., I am not prepared to admit,
as I gather that the President thinks that
-we have objected to the arbitrators having
jurisdiction as to damages inflicted in the
past by tho party against whom the award
is given. I only ohjeoted to Her Majesty's
Government to be liable to acts they have
not committed. I am ready to consent to a
reference on this point on the following
"That in case the arbitrators shall decide
in favor of the British Government that
Government may ask them further to de
cide whether the United States Government
have, since 1885, taken any action in Bering
.Sea directly inflicting wrongful loss on Brit
ish subjects, and if so to assess the damages
incurred thereby.
"That in case the arbitrators shall decide
in favor of the Government of the United
States that Government may ask them to
decide further whether the British Govern
ment have, since 1835, taken any action In
Bering Sea directly inflicting wrongful loss
on the United States or their leSses, and if so
to assess the damages incurred thereby.
Everybody Mum at Washington.
A Washington dispatch says: A reply from
Lord Salisbury in answer to Aoting Secre
tary Wharton's note of the 22d instant, ex
pressing the hope of the President that
Lord Salisbury would give a prompt and
friendly assent to renew the modus Vivendi
of last year for the protection of seal life in
Bering Sea, was laid before the President
this afternoon. It bears date or 20th and
was received by Wharton to-day through
Sir Julian Pauncefote.
When Mr. Wharton laid it before tho Presi
dent be had a brief talk with him in regard
to its contents. Neither the President nor
Secretary would indicate to the press the
nature of the communication. The cable
from London, however, gives the note in
Contents of the Note Referred to by Salis
buryWhat Great Britain Will Insist
on If the Treaty Is Not Ratified Some
thing Mnst Sorely Drop Now.
Washington, March 27. The note of
Sir Julian Pauncefote of June 14. 1890,
referred to In Lord Salisbury's reply of the
26th in st., is as follows:
Sir Julian Pawxcrfole to Mr. Blaine.
WaSHISgtOS, June 14, 1890.
SlBWlth reference to the note which I
had the honor to address to you on the 11th
inst., I desire to express my deep regret at
having failed up to the present time to
obtain f l om you the assurance which I had
hoped to receive that during the continu
ance of our negotiations for the settlement
of the fur seal fishery question British seal
ing vessels would not be interfered with by
United States revenue cruisers In the Bering
Sea outside of territorial. waters.
Having learned from statements In tho
public press, and from other sources, that
the revenue cruisers Rush and Corwin are
now about to bo dispatched to the Bering
Sea, I cannot, consistently with instructions
I have received fiom my Government, defer
any longer tho communication of their
formal pi otest, announced in my notes of
the 23d ult.and the 11th inst, against anv
such Interference with British vessels. I
havo accordingly the honor to transmit
same herewith.
I have, etc, etc.,
(Received June li, 12:35, 1S90.)
The undersigned Her Britannic Majesty's
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Pleni
potentiary to the United States of America,
has the honor, by instruction or his Govern
ment, to make to the Hon. James G. Blaine.
Secretary or State of the United States, the
following communication:
Her Britannio Majesty's Government have
learned with great concern from notices
which have appeared in the press, and the
general accuracy of which has been
confirmed by Mr. Blaine's statement!
to the undersigned, that the Gov
ernment of United States have
issued instructions to their revenue
cruisers about to be dispatched to Bering
Sea, under which the vessels or British sub
jects will again be exposed, in the prosecu
tion of their legitimate industry on the
high seas, to unlawful interference at the
hands of American officers.
Her Britannic Majesty's Government are
anxious to co-operate to the fullest extent
of their power with the Government or the
United States in such measure as may be
found to be expedient for the protection of
the seal fishery. They are at the present
moment engaged in examining, in concort
with the Government of the United States,
the best method or arriving at an agreement
upon this point. But they cannot admit the
right of tn'e United States, of their own sole
notion, to restrict for this purpose
the freedom of navigation of Boring
Sea, which tho United States have
themselves in former years convin
cingly and successfully vindicated, nor to
enrorce their municipal legislation against
British vessels on the blgh seas beyond the
limits of their territorial J urisdictlon.
Her Britannio Majesty's Government are
therefore unable to pass over without no
tice the pnblic announcement of an inten
tion on the part of the Government of the
United States to renew the acts of interfer
ence with British vessels navigating outside
the territorial Waters of the United States of
which they have previously had to com
plain. The undersigned is in consequence in
structed formally to protest against such In
terference, and to declare that Her British
Majesty's Government must hold tho Gov
ernment of the United States responsible
for the oonsequences that may ensue from
acts which are contrary to the established
principles of international law.
The undersigned, etc.
Julian pAuacErorc
It Was an Apartment Dtre)'
Were Many Families '
' W"
. '-'ons
Injured, but the Frosecii.fV '-fr.
Family Escape Threatentn"sr- &
ignored. J-'f,
Paris, March 27. At 8 o
morning a dynamite explosion
a structure of four stories with a shop in
the basement. In the house lived Jr. Bui
loz, one of the prosecuting counsel in the
recent Anarchist trial. The explosion was
immediately followed by frenzied shrieks
from the occupants of tho building, most of
whom were in bed at the time. The main
staircase was completely wrecked, as was
the whole Interior of the building. The fire
brigade extinguished a small fire that broke
out in the debris. Seven. persons were seri
ously injured. Infernal machines had ap
parently been deposited at a door on the
second floor, which was occupied M. Bulloz.
A poorl v-dressed man leaving the premises
furnishes the only clew. Several meu work
ing on a new building opposite were Injured
by flying fragments. M. Bulloz and his
family escaped uninjured, for which he to
day received the warm congratulations of
Premier Loubet and Minister Ricaid. Mr.
Bulloz had previously received anonymous
threatening letters, to which no attention
was paid, not even asking police protection.
The people who were driven from their
homes found shelter in neighboring houses.
Several had narrow escapes. The police
continue their searches of Anarchist haunts
and their seizures of Anarchist publications.
Two brothers named Matthieu, accomplices
of Ravaehol, have been arrested.
The Autopsy Develops One of the Most
Remarkable Cases on Beco'rd.
CajideS, N. J., March 27. The 'funeral of
Walt Whitmaa. will take place Wednesday.
yriiere will be no religious services. Several
prominent men, not yet decided upon, will
of the poet's friends wish to invite IngerSoll
to make an address, while others are op
posed to it.
In December Mr. Whitman agreed with
his attending physicians to allow them to
perform an autopsy upon him after his
death. He did this in viow of the remarka
ble illness which be had survived and in the
Interest or medical science. George Whit
man, a brother of the poet, to-day rerused to
allow the doctors to perform the autopsy.
After the brother's departure from the
house the physicians went ahead and per
formed the post mortem, occupying
nearly three hours. The autopsy dis
closed the poet had lived with his organs in a
state of disease that should, by all tho laws
of medicine, have killed him years ago. His
left lung was entirely gone, while of tho
right there was but a breathing Spot. HIi
left breast was surrounded by a number cf
small abscesses and about 2K quarts of
water. The pain in ttft left side that had
been diagnosed by some physicians as an
internal cancer was found to have been
caused by peritonitis. The brain was found
to be abnormally large and in a fairly
healthy condition.
John Huntington, of Cleveland, Bepndlates
Responsibility for Painesvllle Notes.
CtEVELAUD, March 27. A gentleman Inti
mately associated in business with John
Huntington, of this city, who 1 now in
Europe, in speaking of the Painesvllle bank
failure yesterday, said: "No paper has been
signed by either Mr. or Mrs. John Hunting
ton since April 1, 1891, except a small amount
now held by the State National Bank. The
entire amount never exceeded $150,009, and
as this became due Mr. Huntington refnsed
to renew the paper. These forged papers
were given when the original genuine paper
was taken Up and sent to Mr. Huntington's
business managers here, who supposed the
notes were paid, bolng marked as" customary
when dotes are taken up. This, of course,
released Mr. Huntington, as the renewals
are forgeries. The total amount of genuine
paper was thus reduced to less than $75,000,
for which Mr. Huntington Is secured.
"Both Mr. and Mrs. Huntington have re
peatedly reondlated all this paper, and have
ibis week cabled proper parties not to pay
one dollar. Not one of the forced notes ever
has or ever will be paid bv Mr. Huntington
or his representative?." This is understood
to be a notice from Huntington's represen
tatives that no paper bearing his name will
be paid.
SETTLED FOB 910,000,000.
Damaging Evidence in Timothy Hopkins'
Possession Secure Him the Boon.
PlTTsriELP, Mass., March 27. Did Timothy
Hopkins receive 3,C00,t00 or $10,000,000 to set
tle the contest over the will of his foster
mother, the late Mrs. Edward F. SearlesT
Down at Great Barrington, where Kellogg
terrace, the $2,000,000 home that tho widow of
Mark Hopkins built but scarcely occupied,
stands deserted, it Is whispered with bated
breath that the demand for $10,000,000 has
been acceded to.
A lady, who had often been the guest of
Mrs. Hopkins before she became Sirs.
Searles, said tbat she knew that Searles had
paid Hopkins $10,000,000. Hopkins wanted
$12,600,000 at first, that being supposed to be
about half the vnlne or the estate. He finally
dropped to $10,000,000, und Mr. Searles was
willlnsto settle lor that amount, for, she
said, Hopkins had some damaging evidence
to produce had the case gone on.
He Sternly Kebukes a Jury for Not Agree
ing on a Verdict.
Philadelphia, March 27. Special. The
jury in tne case of Robert J. Cascadcn, on
trial for niurdei of Polioeman Ernest
E. Findley.was discharged to-night by Judge
Arnold. Upon retirins last Friday night the
Jury took a vote and stood nine for a first
degree verdict to three for a second degree.
Neither side would give in. Judge Arnold
was indignant, and, turning to the jurymen,
"It is incredible that men of average intel
ligence should stand out against a verdict of
murder in the first degree in the face of the
evidence whioh has been given In this
court. You are not only a disgrace to so
ciety, but are clearly defeating the ends or
Justice. Hereafter it need canse no surprise
if citizens snould be assaulted on the streets
without interference on the part of the
police." "
For Many KeTT Yorkers, De
spite the Fact That It
Bained Heavily.'
In the Tenderloin District, and Drinks
Were Hard to Get.
Bj Those Who Had to Have a Little lye
Opener Once in Awhile.
New Yobk, March 27. Inspector Byrnes,
Acting Superintendent of Police, says he is
not responsible for the very dry Sunday
that came to town to-day in the wet
weather. He denies that any system of
raids on saloons that keep open in the pro
hibited hours is contemplated, and that as
far as he knows the subdued air of expec
tancy that envelops the town 13 unwar
ranted. The "Tenderloin" district, in which Dr.
Parkhurst lives, worried through the driest
IcT,ul''ay tlle Present decade. It is alleged
( T0' Qe f the 250 regular saloons in
I'clock TfiisSlJ'-'r fyA'ict dispensed a drop of liquor of
occurred atp-v f J terl o'clock this morning. The
oujj.. .a Hiiiuu a luirsi v man couia ges
an eve., ener or a stomach-comforter after
breakfast or dinner was to go to his club
and have quiet a drink, or travel to a hotel
and sit down to a pretended meal. Every
thing went at the hotels, where this formula
wa? observed, because the Court of Appeals
had long ago decided that it could.
The Riot Act Head and Obeyed.
The embargo on the Baloons followed
close upon Inspector Byrnes' talk to the4
captain's at police headquarters yesterday
atternoon. Things began to set lively half
an hour after Acting Captain Sheldon got
back to the station house in Thirtieth
street. Sheldon is an active Meth
odist and he used to be a Sun
day school superintendent. He told the
policemen at 6 o'clock roll call that he did
not want any funny business from the sa
loons, and ho repeated this at mldnisht and
again at 6 o'clock this morning. He told the
coppers that each and every one of them
wonld be held personally responsible if any
saloon was open in the precinct to-day. Ic
oppeared evident that the polico
did not want any of Dr. "Park
hurst's detectives sampling brands of
Sunday hard stuff in the Tenderloin
The liqnor dealers themselves took what
one of them sarcastically described as "a
unanimous tumble to the racket." and car
tains were drawn up, the window panels
were removed and the gas left burning. Is
cost the liqnor dealers many thousands of
dollars, and made a big boom for the hotels
and restaurants and for the drugstores,
whose clerks understood what it meant
when a customer winked the other eye.
The tables at the Hoffman House cafe
were spread with white covers, and laden
with a free lunch of cheese and crackers for
guet3 who wanted eye-openers. It was
sufficient at Delmonlco's to pick up a news
paper file' and read before ortlerins. They
aon't nave zree inncnea ac ueimoaico-a.
The Gamblers Clos-d Up, Tod.
That interestinz ceremonial called "read
ing the riot act", was cone through within
the case of the gamblers, too. From Daly
down, the big and the little ones alike all
shut up tight. The police did not say any
thing about this phase, but it ocenrred all
the same, and ir Dr. Parkhurst's detectives
went gunning for "rambling resorts on Sat
urday or to-day it is safo to say that they
did riot get there.
Acting Captain Sheldon made a raid on a
dlorderlv house frequented by colored peo
ple Just after mldnteht to-day, and cops
were out in plain clothes on the lookout for
women who disobeyed the police order to
keep off the streets. Eiehteen of them
were arrested Saturday night and more to
night. The regular precinct detectives wero as
signed to tho Broadway Theater, the Park,
the Standard and Koster 4 Bial's to-night,
with orders to enforce the Sunday law. Tho
detectives again edited tho theater pro
grammes. The actors and actresses had to
explain what they proposed to do, and watt
for police approval or disapproval before
they went before the footlishts. Detective
Kemp told Manager Hill that little Eegal
cenclta, the child dancer, coald not execute
any of her list of dances, and she did not.
All wigs and theatrical costumes were
barred. Sort drinks were served at Koster
& Bill's.
Acting Captain Sheldon went around the
precinct in person, bundled in a heavy over
coat, and carrying an umbrella, until after
mldni'ht. "The rain is the onlv wet thins
on tap In this precinct to-night," he said,
"and I'll bet a new hat on it."
A Decision or Interest to the Patrons or
All Savings Institutions.
New York, March 27. In a suit by Mrs.
Francesca Lehman Torres in the Court of
Common Pleas to-day. Judge Books gave a
decision or interest to savings banks and
their patrons. Mrs, Torres sued the Union
Dime Savings Institution ror $135 drawn ouc
by her husband while she was ill. She sup
ported her husband by sowing, and had $150
in the bank. Then sho became ill and was
taken to a sanitarium, where she remained
lor seven weeks.
During this time her husband, without
consulting her. took her bank book and
drew out $133. with which ho paid the doe
tors. When Mrs. Torres got well and heard
that her money was gone she separated from
her husband and sned tho bank. Judge
Books decided In favor of tho bank, but, in
consideration of the novel character of the
action, ordered exceptions to be heard. Tho
bank people based their case on a by-law,
which provides that the person holding the
book conld draw money, depositors alone
being responsible for the surety of their
All the Interest His Brother Takes Is In the
S3 He Leaves Behind.
Siso Si30, N. Y., March 27. Jeremiah
Cotto, who murdered Louis Frankelosa,
in Brooklyn, will die to-morrow morn
ing at abont 11 o'clock. This evening
Dominick Cotto, a brother of the condemned,
arrived at the prison. When Cotto was ar
rested in BrooKlyn $54 was round In his
Socket and is now in the custody or the
Ings county authorities. Almost the first
question that Dominick Cotto asked of his
brother was, "Can I have that $54?"
Tho condemned man's relatives are un
mindful of what becomes of Cotto's body.
Dominick asked how much money it would
co3t to take the body to New York, and said
that he did not have nioney enough to pay
the funeral expenses. It is thoucht that ic
will be buried in the quick-lime cemetery.
Points In the Annual Report of the Connec
ticut Insurance Commissioner.
Hartobp, March 27. Insurance Commis
sioner Fylet Issued his report on life compa
nies Saturday afternoon. Seven companies
or Connecticut and 21 or other States re
ported to him. They havo $789,13,909 of as
sets; $93,590,621 of surplus; total income In
1891, $195,181,492; total outgo, $130,679,760.
The report commends those companies, of
which the Connecticut Mutual or this city
was first, tbat are calculating reserve on a 3
per cent instead of a per cent basis. Com
missioner Fyler condemns the short-terra
endowment scheme that came into the
State with the sanction of Massachusetts,
lnr which thonsands of poor neonla la
L Connecticut nave iose money.

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