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skst n rfVOk H.Z ''i r?!.'?:s-. THE ONLY REASON For the continued increase of THE DISPATCH adlets is that they give satisfactory returns. ttfttf . pfitnttg THE ONLY REASON' For the continued increase of THE DISPATCH adlets is that they give satisfactory returns. t-fir- fpr&wt yTiT ZJ-41 i "T "MPiSi. FORTY SEVENTH YEAK. PITTSBURG, J'RIDAY, OCTOBER 14. 1892-TWELYE PAGES. THEEE CENTS BUI'S VOICE ' NEEDED NOW, One Speecli From the Maine 3Ian Almost Demanded l)y His Party Leaders. CARTER AND CLABKSOtf Accompany Joe JIanley in a Call on the Ei-Secretary of State. Warner Miller and Sam Fessenden to Add Their Powers of Pursuasion at Ophlr Farm To-Day Piatt Can't Be Present Mr. Blaine Feels His Own Afflictions Keenly, but Sympathizes With the President in His Sorrow He Is Anxious to Bo All He Can to Advance the Interests of Republican ism A Strong: Article From His Pen About to Appear One Speech Want ed From Him at Madison Square Garden. fSrCCIAL TELEGRAM TO TnE DISPATCH. Isetv York, Oct. 13. Will ex-Secretary Blaine make a speech for the Republicans here in Uew York? This was what every body wants to know at national headquar ters. The announcement of Mr. Blaine's arrival at Whitelaw Reid's country home, Ophir Farm, was not a surprise to either the Democrats or the Republicans acquainted with the negotiations that have been going on with Mr. Blaine within the last week or two. But the news of Mr. Blaine's arrival was known only to a few, and there was no desire to spread it until it was known just what Mr. Blaine intended to da Chairman Carter, Cornelius X. Bliss, Mr. Manley and General Clarkson visited Mr. Iteid's home this evening, to confer with Mr. Blaine. To-morrow ex-Senator Warner Miller and National Committeeman Hobart and Sam Fessenden will call upon Mr. Blaine. Ex-Senator Piatt cannot ac company them, as the funeral of his rela tive, John II. Camp, takes place at Lyons to-morrow afternoon. Mr. Camp was one of the sturdiest Republicans ot the State Committee, and Sir. Piatt feels it a duty to be present at the funeral. Blaine Sympathizes With Harrison. At these conferences with Mr. Blaine at Mr. Eeid's house it will he determined what the ex-Secretary ot State can do to help along the canvass of Harrison and Reid. Mr. Blaine said some time ago that he had retired from public life forever. He is on his nay to Washington from Bar Harbor to spend the winter at his home there. His own domestic sor rows have made him keenly appreciable of the President's affliction. He desires to doverything within his power to aid the president in bis present campaign. He has already prepared an article on the cause of Republicanism and the present campaign, which will be printed in the next number of the A'orth American Jievicw. Mr. Carter and his associates have asked Mr. Blaine to make a speech before he goes to Washington. The idea is to have this speech made in the Madison Square Gar den. The demonstration could be post poned until later in the month, if desired. Blaine Not Anxious to Speak. Mr. Blaine is averse to appearing on a public platform. He feels that he has earned a rest from his public labor. But he wishes in some way to emphasize his utterances made in support of the Republican ticket since the Minneapolis convention. It is very well known that many of his admirers want to hear him again, either through another letter or by a speech. While Mr. Blaine does not think that any further utterance from him is necessary, he will do everything possible to oblige the men -who have been his friends for a quarter of a century, and also those now engaged in fighting the Republican national battle. The Democrats were just as much inter ested in learning what Mr. Blaine would do as the Republicans. To visitors at the two headquarters it is a mighty enrious ending of the conventions at Minneapolis and Chicago. While neither Blaine nor Hill has called at headquarters, they are consid ered the trump cards in the battle here in New York State. A Little Fire to Warm Up Democrats. To keep things going at the National Democratic headquarters a trivial fire made Hon. James Oliver, sergeant at arms, dance with anxiety late in the afternoon. Sparks and smoke came from a chimney in the rear of the building, and Mr. Oliver had two engines and two hook and ladder companies on hand in a jlfiy. The soot in the chimney had caught fire. Itjras not two minutes after that the firemen tame. One of the jokers at headquarters said that in those two minutes more Tam many men were inside the building than had been there since the headquarters were opened. Ex-Secretary Fairchild made his third visit of the campaign. He has recently lost his mother by death at Casenova. Mr. Fairchild, after a short talk with those in authority, went to the Victoria Hotel and discussed matters with Mr. Cleveland. The decision of the Court of Appeals sustaining vhe new apportionment was received with gratification, but without surprise. Preparing for a Big Parade. Alexander Meekin, Secretary of the Business Men's Cleveland and Stevenson Conference Committee, said to-day that preparations for a great Democratic merchants parade were under way. The parade will probably take place November B, the Saturday before election day. The time is approaching, it was said, for Colonel Swords, the doughty sergeant at arms at Mr. Carter's bureau, to appear at the Hofiman House with the usual Dundle of greenbacks to bet on the Republican na tional ticket. It is learned (hat Colonel Swords will be at the hotel Saturday evening and that back of him will be a num ber of thousands of dollars. . The Colonel, when asked about this, said that it was just possible that he might look in and see bow the land lay. He believes that Harrison's election is "a cinch,"as he expresses it Hamilton Disston, of Philadelphia, has money already deposited at the Hoffman House to bet on Harrison, and a Washing ton syndicate has been formed which has many thousands behind it Colonel Swords -will have the placing of the syndi cate's money, and Colonel Bill Brown and other nervy ones of the Democratic patty are invited to be on hand Saturday. A Strong Protection Document. A document was sent out td-day from Republican headquarters which is largely made up of extracts from English papers, showing the effect the McKInley bill has had upon the industries of that coun try, and the sentiment of the press upon the subject. The document contains figures the Jltalto, a London paper, has taken from the latest Board of Trade re turns for English exports to the United States. Among the articles included are wool, cotton, jute, pig iron, unwrought steel, tinplate, etc., and the totals set forth are: For January. 1S91, 11,522,453; Ior July, 1892, 9.411,1431 The paper speaks of the figures as "ghastly" and the condi tion of affairs in Bradford as a "crisis." Ex-Congressman Dick, of Pennsylvania, was to-dar giving his views upon the out come in his State, and said the only ques ting was upon the size of the majority that Harrison and lleicl would re ceive, nnd he placed it in the vicinity oi 75,000 to 60,000, and expressed the opinion that the Democrats had no chance whatever. General Frank A. Reeder, Chairman of the Pennsylvania State Committee, was a visitor at national headquarters to-dar, and was confident of the general result in favor of the Republi can ticket. JOHN JARRETT AROUSED. He Declares the noinestead Affair Won't Afreet Political Resales It Is Not a Question of Torelgn, but Bather of Do mestic Free Trade. New YoitK, Oct 13. Special Among to-day's isitors at Republican beadquai tcrs was John Jarrett, of Pittsburg, ex Consul to Birmingham,who said: "The Homestead trouble doubtless will have some little effect, because it is not fully un derstood by the people, but the result of the election will not be affected. Home competition, or domestic free trade, caused the trouble, and not protection. So much iron and steel is produced in this country, and the competition is so great, that actu ally steel billets sold for $22 50 a ton, a price as low as English steel. "Now, the re sult was a small reduction was made in the scale of wages, but even then the wages were high compared to those ifi England. "If the question could be fully discussed and ventilated it would not injure the Re publican or protection party, but, on the contrary, would benefit it very much. The scale of wages paid at Homestead was so high, compared to English wages, that the free traders in this countrv do not care to discuss it. Theotber day I had a talk with a workingman, and he said that protection did not raise-vases, but trade unions dii As I am a trades unionist, and have devotod years to it, I took issue with him. I cited England and GermanyTas examples. In England labor is splendidly organized ip fact, better than in any other country and yet no one will pretend to say .that the En glish labor unions have done much to raise wages. Look at the difference between Ene- land and this countrv in the matter of wages. "Germany, on the contrary, will not per mit labor organizations to have legal exist ence. But Germany has done a great deal to stimulate industries within the past 50 ycirs. It is not pretended, though, that the wages paid there ere anyways equal to those paid In this country; And the small protection in Germany" is no protection compared to the protection in this country.' When I .advanced this argument, to-the workingman he answered that probably I did not know how high wages Were In Eng land. Without protection our. wages would be as low as they are in England and Ger many, and yet i must confess that trade unions have proven highly beneficial to its nieiibers." Mr. Jarrett Baid it was a peculiar fact that most all the free trade statesmen lived in the South, and manv of the advocates of free trade resided in New York. MAGEE MAKING HEADWAY. 0H Attempts to Bring Abont Fusion In Alabama Meeting With Snccesrf. Washington, Oct 13. Telegraphic in formation received in political circles hero to-day indicates that the mission of CL Magee to Alabama, which he has prosecuted so faithfully, has been much more success ful than was expected. It is asserted that he has practically restored harmony among the Republican factions which disagreed upon the question of fusion, and that fusion between the Third rarty people and the Republicans will be as perfect as could bo expected. It is believed among Republicans here that this condition of affairs will result not only in the election of a number of mem bers of Congress who will be more friendly to the Republicans than to the Democrats, but that, it is possible the Third partv electors may be successful, and thus "pre vent the electoral vote of at least "one Southern State from being thrown to the Democratic candidates. New Wilmington to Have -a Blowout. New Wilmington, Pa., Oct. la Se rial. There will be a great Republican meeting here to-morrow afternoon and evening. Among the speakers will be Senator Quay, George B. Orladv. General W. H. Koonz, Hon. & H. Miller, of Mercer, Hon. Henry Hall, of Sharon, Hon. J. M. Greer, of Butler, Major Alexander McDowell and others. The speech-making will occupy the afternoon, and in the even ing there will be a parade. Preparations are making for an immense demonstration. McKInley Speaks at Cambridge. Cambridge, O., Oct 13. Special Governor McKiniey spoke here to-day to the largest political meeting ever held in this place. The Opera House could not hold the crowd and hundreds were turned away. Every town in the county was rep resented in the visiting delegations. The Zanesville Glee Club met the Governor here and accompanied him to Zanesville, where he spoke to-night. Prohibitionists Bally at Harrisburg. nARElSBOTJG, Oct. 13. Chairman Pat ton, of the Prohibition State Committee, and other Third party speakers addressed a mass meeting of Prohibitionists at the Court House this evening. Chairman Pat ton says reports from the different counties lead him to think that the party will give a good account of itself on November 8. He will be satisfied with the Baker aot when certain amendments are made. Another Objection Filed. Habkisbpkg, Oct. la Objections were filed in the Prothonotary's office this even ing by ex-Senator Alexander, Chairman of the Fulton County Republican Committee, to the nomination certificate of Captain George Wi Skinner, Democratic candidate for the Legislature. The certificate is al leged to be invalid because Skinner's resi dence is not properly stated. Democracy's Day In Illinois. Qoinct, III., Oct la The largest crowd ever assembled In "(he history" Of Quincy gathered here to-day, on tbe occa- sion of the tri-State barbecue of Illinois, Missouri and Iowa. The principal speak ers were Chairman William M. Springer, Senator Roger Q. Mills, Hon. A. E. Steven son, General John C Black and ex-Congressman Frank Lawler, of Chicago. Sen ator Mills was the principal orator. He talked tariff reform from the Democratic standpoint, and was well received. REEDER MAKES A STAND. He Writes an Emphatic Letter to Comity Commissioners If They Can't Get Tickets Printed He Will Do So New Interpretations of the Baker Law. Philadelphia, Oct 13. Special. Chairman Reeder to-day sent ont a circular letter, to the various county commissioners stating that advices from the State Depart ment gave the official size of of the Baker ballot at 22 by "28, including the stub, but 20 by 25 would be-large enough, and come within the view of tbe law.. A point in the letter is this: "There is not a line in the Baker ballot law authorizing or compelling the printing of" the name or election pre cinct or anything else unon the stub." This instruction in Mr. Reeder's letter disposes of perhaps the leading controversy over the interpretation of the Baker law. The circular letter of instruction says further that in order to avoid the frequent changes in the printing the words "official ballotfor county" is all that is necessary. Chairman Reeder advises the Commis sioners that there is nothing in the Baker fclaw requiring the numbering of the ballot oy tne printer, a cumbersome ana aiincuit matter. He savs that tbe ballots, however. must bo counted, and a record made of the exact number of ballots sent out to each precinct The conntingby hand will be just as legal as if numerals were attached bv machinery. Chairman Reeder assures the County Com missioners that the State .Department de cision is final, and that the size of 22x28 or 20x25 will not be changed. He requests an early reply whether the printiug will be done bv the Commissioners or whether they desire it done through headquarters. MERCEE COUNTY IS SAFE, Although the Democrats Arc Making a Gumshoe Campaign There. Newcastle, Oct. 13. ''pedal From a Republican standpoint the political cam paign In this district will open next week. County Chairman Miller has arranged for meetings in every school district, and Hon. John M. Greer. Benjamin Haywood, Harry Zeigler.and other leaders will begin an ag gressive campaign in Mercer county. Tbe Republican National, State and dis trict tickets are safe in this section of the State. The Democracy of Lawrence will make no demonstrations, as thev are doing the "still hunt" act. They hope to defeat Hon. John M. Greer, of Butler county, by electing the present Lawrence co'unty Judge, J. Norman Martin, and are masking their movements ns much as npsslble. Notes About the Campaign. The Third party convention at Lafayette, La., nominated L J. Mills for Congress In tho Third district. Hoif. Jobs J. Ikoaixs will address a Re publican meeting in the Auditorium at Chi cago, on Monday evening, October 2. The Democrats of Washington, Pa,, held a big political blowout, last night. There were two pole raisings, a good turnout, speeoh making, and lots of enthusiasm. "Hexbt Geop.oe, the apostle of the single tax; will make two speeches for Grover Cleveland in Chicago. Tlio addresses will bo delivered October 23 and 27, one of them probablvvat Central Musis Ilail. Both meet inn trill bo hnder (bo-auspices ot.tUo Single Tax Club. Ilox. Benjamik BcTTEBWORTn began an ex tensive campaign tour at Findlay, O., yester day, where he spoke on the tariff question. Mr. Itutterworth goes next to ex-Congressman Cannon's district, in Illinois, thence to Paris on the 17th, nnd Chicago on the 18:h, after which he will do some work in Iowa. Judoe TnEomus Uuklik, the leader of one of the factions which terrorized the Thirty second Kansas Judicial district, has re signed, putting an end to the factioual war that has been waged in and about Hujtoton, Stevens county, ior some years. 8am Wood, the noted Oklahoma boomer, was the leader of the opposing faction. OYSTER MEh PREPARED FOR WAS. So Determined Are They That the Law Has Been Appealed To. NonroLK, VA., Oct. 1& Special An oyster war is on in LinkUorn Bay, about eight miles from here. The attempt of the surveyors and commissioners to survey and locate the oyslergrouuds has run up against a hornet's nest. The oyster men of Link horn and Lynhaven bays say they are de termined to resent any decision which they deem in violation ot their rights, and re cently there were a hundred oyster men on the shore with Winchester rifles. They threatened to shoot the first man who in vaded their territory. So determined is the stand of the oyster men on guard at the bay that the commis missioners have determined not to proceed with the work until the courts can furnish protection. M'KEESPORT OTjr OF WATER. A Boiler Explosion Closes Down tlio Works for a Week for ltcpairs. McKEESrop.T,Oct.ia ipecio'. Begin ning to-morrow morning McKeesport and Reynoldton consumers will begin experi ence with a water famine and they will probably go dry until next week. The ex plosion of a battery of boilers necessitates repairs that cannot be made by James Reese & Co., of Pittsburg, before that time. By 12 o'clock to-night the water in the big reservoir will all have been used. The boilers at the works are badly eaten out by the foul water used for steaming and the battery that exploded bad been condemned some' time ago. The entire system of water supply here is utterly inadequate to the in creasing demands. LIFE'S HOMAKCE ENDED. The Hero of a little Washington Love Story Meets a Horrible Death. WASHINGTOir,PA.,Oct.ia Thos. Roy.a' farmer living six miles west of this city, whose romantic history has made him well known in the community, met with a ter rible death to-night. He was driving home from Washington when his spirited team ran away, throwing him out in such a way that the wagon gearing caught and dragged him where the horses ttampled on his chest and head. A sharp" shoe on one ot the animals cut his jugular, and his head was also mutilated. Roy got some notoriety about a year ago by- a reconciliation with ,bis wile, irom whom he had parted 25 years ago. ' A Feculiar Conspiracy Salt. Chicago, Oct ia Charles C. Jerome, a' packing manufacturer, to-day sued the United States Metallic Packing Company for $100,000 damages. He charges a con spiracy to defeat him in securing a contract lrom the Alley Elevated Railroad, the alleged conspiracy consisting in inducing engineers to put emery in his lubricating oil. A General Election for Italy. Rome, Oct 13, A royal, decree has been issued dissolving the Chamber of Deputies and fixing November 6 as the date for hold-. ing tbe elections for new members of the Chamber, which will meet November 23. THE'- BOL0JALT0NS Notify the Teople of Coffey- Tille That They Aren't All Dead Yet. ANOTHER TRAIN HELD UP While the Express far Is Gone Through and a Little Swag ADDED TO THE BOBBERS' STORE. CoffejYille Citizens Looking for tha Threatened Attack. THEY ABE ALL ARMED AND ff AKEFDL ffrECIAI. TELECnAM TO TnE DISPATCH.! Coffeyville. Kan., Oct la In gen uine James, Younger and Daiton fashion a Missouri Pacific train was held up near Carey, Kan., last night. In all particulars it shows the trade mark of the profession which Frank and Jesse and Cole founded west of the Mississippi just after the war. It was successful, as those attacks have gen erally been, in all of the details of capture, robbery and escape. The most reliable information is to the eflect that the swag was insufficient This, however, was no reflection on the profession. It was purely (he fault of the express com pany, and should not be construed as any reflection on the train robbers, still the feelings of the outlaws were evidently hurt As they passed by the engine in taking leave of the train, they remarked, loud enough to be heard by the engineer, that they had not got enough to buy a'decent breakfast. As the eastbound passenger train, No. 482, in charge of Conductor Pearson, Engi neer Brucer Eigleson and Fireman Bert Bentley, pulled out of Carey, a small station 20 mile's west of this city, it was boarded by a mysterious looking stranger heavily armed. The train had hardly started when the stranger climbed over the tender, cover ing the engineer and fireman with a gun. Engineer and Fireman Covered. The engineer took in the situation at once, nnd began to slow up the train, when the robber ordered him to put on steam and go ahead until he was ordered to stop, which order was promptly obeyed. About two miles west of Carey Iheengineer was ordered to stop the train. The fireman and engineer were then compelled to cut off the engine and baggage car from the rest of the train and proceed about half mile further. By this time a second robber had made his appearance. Just as the last stop was made two shots were fired by the robbers, supposed to have been done as a signal to other men in the gang concealed in the vicinity. The robbers then went to the baggage car and ordered Express Messen ger Maxwell to open tbe door, which he de clined to do. Three shots were then fired through the car, one of the balls glancing and striking the messenger, but not with sufficient force to do him-any injury. They told him they would blow the car to pieces with dynamite it he did ' not open the door at once, but still the "!&. pvessenger re- i nseor 10 open mc wke. Disappearance In the Darkness. Thc.robberstben compelled the engineer1 and fireman to go and beg the messenger to' open the car. The messenger, fearing that the engineer and fireman would be killed if he did not do as he was told, reluctantly obeyed. The robbers then entered the car and helped themselves. It is not known how much booty wad secured. After getting their plunder, the robbers sprang out of the car and disappeared in the dartness.' The engineer went back, got the rest of the train and came to this, city. No clew to the perpetrators of the robbery tyas found. A warning telegram put this now famous town on her mettle to-day. Winchesters of every size and shotguns were taken out and made readv tor immediate service, ammu nition was distributed, and Coffeyville pre pafed,togive the country another exhibi tion of her fine nerve. The telegram was sent from Wharton. It came from such a source as prompted the people to put a good deal of confidence in " it Dodge, the detective of the Wells Fargo Express Company, and Thomas, the Deputy United States Marshal, who have been, following the Daltons, sent the warning stating that the rest of the Daiton gane started from their hiding place in the Territory for the purpose of rescuing Em mett Daiton, the wounded survivor of the raid on the banks last week. An Intended Attack on the Town. The message .set forth that officers were pursuing the cang on horses and would trv to overtake them. It advised the people of Coffeyville to be on their guard against an intended attack to-night. Dodge aud Thomas were here j ust after the raid on the banks. That attack resulted in the killing ot four of the gang and the cap ture of the filth. After looking over the ground ana identifying the dead and cap tured outlaws to their satisfaction the detective and the Marshal said there were five members of the gang unaccounted for. They predicted more trouble, and left at once lor the haunt of the outlaws. AVbartou is not far from where the Dal tons and their associates found safe refuge after their train robbing exploits. They would strike a blow and within 24 hours afterward be back in a sparselv set tled region, among people who would not betray them. Dodge and Thomas probably know more about the gang and its methods, than any other officials. They held to the opinion that before the Cofleyvillo slaugh ter the gang numbered ten active members, and that there were IS or 20 men who, wmie never participating actively in any of the raids, stood ready to take charge of relays of horses, or to'carry intorination of the presence of the officers" or do anything else, except actual robbery, in the interest of the gang. 'HJiere tho Gang Got Left. Emmett Daiton was ouietlv removed from Cofleyville to the county jail at Inde pendence, day before yesterday.. It is evi dent from the telegram sent by Dodge that the gang in starting out on its rescuing mis sion had not learned of this. One of the curious features of the situa tion the more curious in view of tho re ported plan of rescue is the presence in Cofieyvilie to-day of two of the Daiton brothers. These two- are elder brothers. They are Ben and William. They came just after the raid, and have been here most ot the time ever since. Ben was on the street talking with any body who wished to converse. ' He has a claim down in Oklahoma, looks like a hard working, inoffensive man, and puts no faith in the story that an attack is intended. At the same time he asserts entire ignorance of his younger brothers' movements and their associates before the raid on the banks. Coffeyville people generally believe Ben Daiton is what he appears to be. The next brothef, William, is the one who was in California. It is said he was a member of the Legislature out there, but was broken o2 iq politico, business and family by the cause of his brothers, who held up a train not iar from were he lives. Acquitted, but AlwayaThought Guilty. William Daiton was indicted for sup posed complicity in that affair, but tho evi- l'lllf1 "''KX THE FREE A HE IS BCPPOSED TO LOOK, dence acquitted; still he never recovered standing, and came back to the Indian Ter ritory or to Oklahoma where the other members of tbe family were living. Ben and William Daiton are on the street to-day. Their mother is here, and also their sister, Mrs. Whipple. There are two other boys in- the family. Simon Dai ton aud Cole" the younger Daiton, bnt thev are said to be only kids. If a rescuing party has started here, as Dodge believes it must be, composed of friends and not rel atives of the boys, there cannot be a Dai ton in the party. By this afternoon's mail John Kloner, the liveryman who, was one of the most ac tive defenders of Coffeyville against tbe raid, received a threatening letter; the fact that it' came in close' connection with the reported'plan of rescue renders it the more interesting. The letter is dated Arkansas City, Kan., but it was not mailed until the senaer reacneu Oklahoma (Jity. Warning From the Daiton Gang. The spelling is bad and the writing was evidently hard work. With the spelling improved to make it intelligible,the warning reads as follows: Ar.KASSAS City, Kax, Oct. 18. Dear Sib I take the time to tell you and Coffeyville that all of the Daiton sang ain't dead yet by a of a sight and don't you forget it. I would have given all I ever made to have been there on the 5th. There are live of the rang left and we shall come and soe you all some day. That day the 6th of October we were down in the Chlca saw Nation and did not know it was coming off so soon. We thought it was to be the Sth of November. We shall have revenge lor the killing of Bob and Grant and the rest of them. You people have no canse to take arms against the gang. The hankers will not help the widows of the men that got killed there, and you thought you weie playing flre when you killed three of us, out your time will come soon, when you will have to go into the gravo and pass in your checks for the killing of Bob and Joe Evans and Texas Jack, so take warning. We will leave you in the hands of God lor this time. Tours truly,- Daltos Gano. THE DEED OF A DASTARD. Bold Attempt to Wreck a Crowded Passen ger Train at White Haven. Hazleton, Pa., Oct ia Sreeial A dastardly attempt to wreck the Lehigh Valley passenger train which leaves here at 4:30 o'clock was made last evening. The train, which makes connections with the main line at White Haven, was running at a speed of 45 miles an hour, arjd is usually well patronized. Just as it approached Pink Ash Junction.and. whon within ISO yards oi tbe switch, the engineer was horrl 'fied to soe a man make a sudden plunge for "the lever and push it forward- In an in stant the airbrakes were applied and the engine reversed, and by the heroic efforts' of the engineer and fireman, who stuck to their posts, tbe train was brought to a stop just over the switch. The passengers on the train did not have time to realize what had happened, all being severely shaken up. Then they rushed from the cars, and many of them knelt in prayer in grateful recognition of their deliverance. The spot chosen for the wreck is surrounded by a swampy timber land, and well suited for suoh an outrage ous deed. The miscreant had run rapidly into the woods, and although an officer, who was on the train, gave chase, he was unable to come up with the would-be train wrecker, who was soon lost to view. IRON HALL MEN INDICTED. True Bills for Embezzlement Against Seven of the Supreme Officers. Indianapolis, Oct. ia Late this afternoon the Marion county grand jury re turned indictments against seven of the supreme officers of the Iron Hail as follows: Freman D. Somerby, Supreme Justice, In dianapolis; Mark C Davis, Supreme Cash ier, Indianapolis; J. T. Youngbusband, Supreme Trustee and Chairman of the Board, Detroit; J. Henry Hayes, Supreme Trustee and Secretary of the Board, Cam den, N. J.; C. E. Thompson, Supreme Trustee, Binghampton, N. Y.; George C. Fountain, Supreme Trustee, Jersey City; E. W. Rouse, Supreme Trustee, Baltimore. The ldictmenti are joint and are in two counts. The first tbe embezzlement nf SMntet ih. .,1 of ?200,000 of the order s funds, which they converted to their use. The second count charges them with con verting to their own use 5200,000 by using it in Somerby's bank at Philadelphia. TROUBLE OVER A GLASS PROCESS. Findlay Glass Manufacturers Change Their System and the Men Strike. "FlNDLAT, Oct 13. Special AH the employes of the big Findlay Window Glass Works, except those in the cutting deDart ment, quit work to-day on account of trouble over wages. The company has re cently substituted the tank for the pot system, and the men here claim that in other places where this has been done the workmen are given a guarantee of a stated salary to protect them against losses caused by poor glass. The firm is obdurate in refusing to make any such arrangement, and 200 men are out. Eberbart, President of the Glassmakers' Union, has been summoned. ELECTRICIANS ON STRIKE. Two Hundred and .Fifty Chicago Men Walk Out for a Shorter Working Day. Chicago, Oct ia The Advisory Com mittee ol Local Union No. Oof the National Electrical Workers called out on stiikc to-day all employes of the Chicago Edison Company, Western Electrical Company, Ome Company, Harter Company and the Comstock Company, about L'fiO men. The trouble was caused by the refusal of the companies to sign the new agreement, which calls for eight hours' work at the old scale of wages, and for all overtime as time and one-half. The Cabinet Going to Chicago. AVASiinroTON, Oct ia All the mem bers of the Cabinet and many members of their families will leave here at noon Tues day, in a special train over the'Pennsyl vania Railroad, to attend the Columbian dedicatory exercises at Chicago. Beside1 tbe members of the Cabinet all save two or three of the Justices of United States Su preme Court, and a number of other invited guests, will go on this train, TRADE LION. AS US REALLY LOOKS. SENSIBILITIES TRANSFERRED. Remarkable Hypnotic Besults Human Feelings Transferred to Inanimate Ob jectsWonderful Experiments That Will Interest the Scientific World. IBY CABLE TO THE DISPATCH. 1 Pakis,' Oct. 12. At the Charite Hospital there is now in progress a series of experi ments of the greatest interest to the scien tific world, offering the most astonishing experiences to the intelligent observer. Dr. Luys is experimenting with the ex teriorization of the human body. Tour re porter was to-day allowed to be present to witness the performauce. Exteriorization is the transference of sensibilities to an inanimate object, hypnotizing the human subject so that sensitiveness is made to leave the physical body of that subject and enter into any ob ject that may be decided upon by the scientist In the experiment to-day so completely was this done that Drt Luys transferred a woman's sensibility into a tumbler of water. The tumbler was then taken out of sight of the subject and the reporter was invited to touch the surface of the water. As his hand came in contact with it tbe woman involuntarily and shrinkingly start ed as if ia pain. This experiment was repeated several times, care being taken upon each occasion that the hypnotized subject should not see the contact between tbe hand and the water. The water retained the sensibility for a considerable time, and previous experiments in the same line shows that'the water being drunk before the sensibility entirely leaves it the hypno tized subject falls ipto a deadly swoon. In addition to this wonderful discovery Dr. Luys has likewise confirmed another great experiment by Colonel Roche, the ad ministrator of the Ecole Polytechnique, who found it was possible to transler the sensibilities of a hypnotized subject to the negative of a photograph of the patient When a scratch was drawn t across the face of the negative the sensation of pain and Bbock was evident on the subject, but a few minutes later a mark would appear upon the same spot as had already been made on the negative. Dr. Luys tried this experiment, as he did that of the tumbler of -water, several times to-day, having an. unusually sensitive sub ject, and the experiment was a success. POWDERLY'S LATEST. now the Master Workman Sizes Up the Homestead and Treason Cases. Sckakton-, Oct. VS. Special General Master Workman Powderly has created somewhat of a sensation in local, circles by an address he made before the Knights of Labor in this city, last night Speaking of the Homestead trouble and Judge Paxson's recent opinion regarding it he said that what the men at Homestead did when the Pinkertons attempted to land might not have been wise, but it was an act of- self defense for which he commended them. Speaking of Judge Paxson's opinion he said the highest judicial officer in the Com monwealth dragged his ermine in the dirt and lowered the dignity of the Common wealth by his action in charging the Home stead workmen with treason. A BIG DEAL IN COAL LAND. Tho Frlck Company Pays Over Half a Mill ion for Presley Moore's Estate. TJNIONTOWir, Oct. 13. Special The estate of the late Presley H. Moore, who died here last week, was sold yesterday to the H. C. Frick Coke Company for $530, 000. The deal was conolnded'in Pittsburg by A. D. Boyd, of this place, for the heirs of the estate, and P. H. Knox for the Frick Coke Company. The estate inclndes a one-third in the Redstone Coke Works, south of this place, township, About a year ago the Frick n. n..,. ff,,lJ nr- tu,,, r,n nnn for the same property, but Mr. Moore re fused to sell at any price. A BED OF NICKEL ORE. Found In the Northern Fart of the Lake Superior Iron District Duluth, Oct 13. Word comes from the northern part of this district that an exten sive discovery has been made of nickel ore. The find was, so it is reported, uncovered by operators of the Gun Flint Lake Iron Company, which is stripping for iron min ing operations in that locality. The vein of nickel is said to be from 8 to 10 feet wide and of very considerable depth, and to assay an average of 9 percent nickel. This assay was made here of samples brought down by persons not interested in the property, aud it is a remarkably high showing. " ADIEU TO SUGAR BARRELS. The Trust Decrees That Bags Shall Beplace the Wooden Packages. Philadelphia, Oct ia Special The sugar barrel mnst go. The trust has decreed it An initial order for $200,000 worth of sugar bags has been placed in this city by the trust. It will be followed as fast as possible by similar orders until very soon no sugar will be shipped or packed in either barrels, tierces or hogsheads. The saving in coat of packing material alone will be hundreds of thousands annu ally. In freights the innovation will effect a similar saving. A PITTSBTJBO CHAPLAIN. The List of New Officers Elect of the Union Veteran Legion. IuDlAXAPOllS.Oct. ia The national offi cers of the Union Veteran Legion of Amer ica were elected at to-day's session of the sixth annual encampment as follows: National Commander, William H. Tucker, Indianapolis; Senior Vice Commander, James BeRS, Cincinnati; .Junior Vioe Com mander, IX. K. Sloan, Indiana, Pa.; Surgeon General, Dr. Winfleld Xorcross, Lewliton,' Sle.; Chaplain-In-Chief, John A. Dunks. Pltts- lourjj. T Some Interesting Facts and Figures Presen ted for th e First Time in the TAX CONFERENCE BEPOBT. Valuation of the Property of the Slate Is Three Time3 GREATER THAN THE ASSESSMENT. Paucity of Statistics Hinder the Commit sion's Investigations. COMMONWEALTH AND C0RP0EATI0NS Habeisbuko, Oct ia SpeciaJ. The Pennsylvania Tax Conference met here to day to hear the report of the commission appointed by them to investigate valuation, taxation and exemption in the Common wealth of Pennsylvania. Colonel J. A. Price, of Scranton, President of the Tax Conference, having died recently, Leonard Rhone called tbe meeting to order to-day in a few remarks enlogistic of the deceased. Erwood nominated J. D. Weeks, of Pitts bnrg, to fill the vacancy and he was un animously elected. Mr. Weeks paid a glowing tribute to the public virtues of Colonel Price, alter which he surrendered the chairmanship to Mr. Rhone to present his report, embracing the remit, of the investigation of the com mission, of which he was chairman, into taxing features of this State. He said the report was as full as could be obtained and that it was subject to revision. The inquiry was not as satisfactory as desired, as sup posed sources of information did not exist Working Under Great Difficulties. One of the drawbacks encountered was the absence of the expected census report Only about 2,200 had been expended to secure tbe information contained in the re port, which he thought was very gratifying. A motion was adopted authorizing the printing of 2,000 copies of the report Subsequently a resolution was adopted authorizing requests for further contribu tions to be sent ont to carry out tbe objects of the tax conference, the $6,500 practically in the hands of its treasurer being regarded as insufficient to meet the emergency pre sented. Another resolution authorized President Weeks to have printed as many copies of the report as he deemed advisable to secure more accurate statistics than bad been obtained regarding taxation in Penn sylvania. Senator Brown, of York; ex Auditor General lilies, of Tioea, and Will iam B. Lamberton, ot Harrisbnrg, highly complimented Mr. Weeks for the work he had done in the interest of better taxing laws. William Weihe was among those present at the conference. How the Commission Was Created, The commission appointed by tbe Penn sylvania Tax Conference consists of Joseph D. Weeks, Flttsburg, Chairman; M. E. Olmstead, Harrisbnrg, William Weihe, Pittsburg, Gerard C. Brown, York, Jerome B. Niles. Wellsboro, and Oliver Williams, Catasaqua. The first meeting of the commis sion was held in the sprinir, at which Mr. Weeks was given the work of gathering the statistics ana attending to the compiling of the report The commission's last meeting was held Jnne 15. It was a volunteer commission, made up so that each of the interests would be repre sented. Alter the failure of the Taggart and Boyer bills, Colonel Price, of Scranton, suggested that the parties should come to gether and organize a commission to inves tigate tbe snbject in a special way and get a rational basis lor taxation. It was pro posed that after this report bad been made a compromise bill could be compiled which would meet with approbation from all in terests concerned and would be easily passed. It was with this purpose in view that the committee went to work to make an unbiased investigation without making anv recommendations. The work was car ried on under constant disadvantages. The greatest difficulty encountered was tne paucity of statistics in the State. The com mission did not fully comprehend how scarce statistics were until they got to work. Ask for a Permanent Statistical Itnreao. In presenting the report the commission recommends tbe establishing of a permanent statistical bnreau. The commission performed its three chief duties In reporting as follows: The total value of all the property in the State of Pennsylvania, real, personal and mixed, is $3.U91i3,55J. The total taxes paid, including btate, county and all local taxes are $4S,3&3,SOG. The total value of all prop erty actually exempt from taxation by legis lative enactment, Is $300,179,a;L This does not include the value of any property ex empted indirectly through a failure of the Legislature to provide for its taxation. The total valuation of all property in the State accepting tbe insurance report as the basis ot value of insurable property is shown in detail by the following table: Total value insurable prop erty $3,000,000,000 Land Agriculture I725.48S.439 Mlulnjr 208.705.31 Manufacturing ia,89o,6:4 Other 813,601,160 xempt (one-half total value exempt propcrsj. js,.j,aii 2, 076. 01 5, S5 Lire stock Moneyed capital Corporation propertr included above llt.IUS.i) 1,S,0UI,U00 i,so,ooo, ceo Total J3.632, 155,55 The table, made on the basis of all real estate, divided into townships, boroughs and cities, ot the assessed and actual valua tions of real estate in the several counties of the State is very interesting. It show that the actual valuation, as estimated in the offices of the County Commissioners, of all real estate in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1892 was 53,616,097,317. This is over SO per cent in excess ot the as sessed valuation. The assessed valuation of all real estate is $2,332,776,160, of which 864,981,328, or 37 per cent, is in townships, (331,387,861, or 14.2 per cent, in boroughs, and $1,136,406,971, or 43.7 per cent, in cities. Tbe total actual valuation is given as $3,616,097,317, of which $1,317,235,413, or 36.4 per cent, is In townships, f363.650.033, or 15.4 per cent, in boroughs, and $1,735, 211,871, or 47.9 per cent, in cities. How the Property I Assessed. The total assessed valuation of the wbola State is 64f per cent of the actual valua tion. The assessed valuation' ot the town ships is 65.6 per cent of the actual; of the boroughs 58.7 per cent, and of the cities C5 per cent In other words, the table indi cates that tbe ratio of assessed to actnal valuation in tbe entire State is above the average in townships and cities and below . in boroughs. The ratio oi assessed to act ual valuation differs greatly in the several counties, varying irom 17 per cent in Lu zerne to 100 per cent in Berks, Chester and Perry. Allegheny is 54 per cent The total assessed value of all real estate in the State in 1891, exclusive of exempt property, was $2,092,336,8Sa The total increase of assessed value in 1892, as shown in above table, was $240,439,277, or about 12 per w WEAREWOHTH '&, (t-?! ta,jafatatftaWL ,-Cr.