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PfJTT-l jjjgf' P?fPP SEND YOUR ADLETS Tor The Siraday Dispatch, ia Order That They May Be Prop ' crly Classified. 4 x FORTY SEVENTH YEAR. GOULD IS DEAD . HE LEAVES )UUUj 'The-News Has Ko Serious Effect on Home or For eign Stock Markets. NO WHISPER OP A PANIC Tow'Distnrb the Serenity of the World'B Financial Centers. Fortune and Investments of the Ball road Magnate Bis Entire Family Surrounds His Deathbed Constant Attendance of Dr. Munn for Many Months Pulmonary Consumption thS Conqueror of the Financial King His Courage in Fighting His Last Foe To Be Buried in a $100,000 Mauso leumLast Scenes in the Life of a Famous Self-Made Man. ttrzctxr. TrMtORAM to tub stupXTaTT.i Kew Yoke, Dec. 2. Jav Gould died about 9.15 o'clock this morning at his home at 570 Fifth avenue. There was no accom panying shock in either home or foreign stock markets, as had been anticipated. Pulmonary consumption was tbe disease which killed Sir. Gould. He had been Buffering from it for two years, but so care fully had he concealed the fact that n'one except his immediate family and a few in timate friends suspected it Dr. John P. Munn, Mr. Gould's physician, refused to be seen to-day, but in the afternoon he certifi cated to tbe Health Department that death vas due to this cause. Mr. Gould died painlessly. All of his immediate family were gathered around his bed. He had been unconscious the night before, but he recovered consciousness be fore morning. From that time on he lay silently looking at his children. As the end approached he smilingly recognized Gould' i Few Tork Jlesidencc each with a long look. Then he gradually sauk again into unconsciousness. Mr. Gould Knew or Ills Affliction. Mr. Gonld knew that bis lnngs were affected several years ago, but it is only a little over two years since he was made aware that he was doomed to a consump tive's death. He told no one, and up to a few months ago he did not suspect that his end was 'so near. His wonderful will, which had carried him through many a financial crisis successfully, stood him in good stead, and he did not give up until two -weeks ago. Then upon his return from the country to his Fifth avenue home, he acknowledged himself to be very ill, and soon afterward took to his bed. It was only then that the truth .about his condition was made known to others than bis sons and physicians. Even then the truth was concealed from all but bis most intimate iriends and business associates, and the announcement was received with incredulity. A Struggle Worthy of His Courage. Mr. Gould's struggle against his ailment was worthy of his courage. Knowing that he must eventually yield, lie began a fight for time. He employed Dr. Munn to at tend bim almost exclusively, and he regu lated" every moment of his Hie to the de sired end. Dr. Munn was at his side a con siderable part of each day, and remained at his house over night in a room set apart exclusively for his use, whenever Mr. Gould's health was not fully up to what it should be. Mr. Gould attended to business with what regularity he could, always measur ing his efforts by the advice of bis physi cian. Dr. Munn frequently attended him on his visits to his office and else where. Some time ago Dr. Munn was made a di rector in the Western Union Telegraph Company. This occasioned comment and some wonder at tbe time. The reason for it was that Mr. Gould desired the physician's attendance during the meetings of the board. These meetings were a source of great physical strain upon him during his later illness. Dr. Munn at All the Board Meetings. Dr. Munn sat nearMr. Gould at the meet ings and constautly observed him. At their close be gave him such remedies or' other treatment as was found desirable. The several extensive excursions "West and South Mr. Gould took in the last two years on the pretext of examining the great railroad properties in which he was in terested were largely prompted by his de sire to obtain rest and gain strength. There appears to be no reasonable doubt that they were undertaken upon Dr. Munn's advice. The physician always accompanied him and frequently was considered by strangers to be Mr. Gould's private secretary. Next to prolonging his life and activity as long as possible it was Mr. Gould's great object to conceal his physical condition from tbe public. In this he was remark ably successful. It was the physician's duty to so regulate bis patient's movements day by day, and, in the latter stages of the disease, hour by hour, that he should be able to appear' at busiiKSS and among his 1100 JffoltfBB if tm fiMiMll lift EARLY -? w friends without betraying his condition. His reasons for this course mutt be plain to all who have seen tbe stock mnrcet swayed by mere reports of Mr. Gould's ill-health. Constantly Failed in the S umnxer. . During the summer Mr. Gould failed rapidly, but he did not fully comprehend his condition until he moved from bis sum mer home at lrvlngton to his city home. Then he suffered a lapse in health which made it evident to him, as to his physician, that his end was near. His last ap pearance in publio was at the wedding of hit second ton, Edwin, to Miss Sarah Cantine Shrady, daughter of Dr. George F. Shrady. This was on Octo ber 26. Mr. Gould then appeared in good health, and nsne of the guests suspected that he was suffering, from anything worse than the nervous dyspepsia which ne had been pleading for two years as the cause of his occasional Ill-health. It was said to day, however, that Mr. Gould had had this wedding hurried several months in order hat he might be sure of attending it. The sons and daughters were gathered around the bedside when Mr. Gould died. No others were present except Dr. Munn and one or two old servants. In this it was evident to all passersbv that something was happening within the big Crown stone house on the corner. Tne curtains, which had been raised all over the house about 7 o'clock, were suddenly lowered shortly after a People stopped in small grouns on the opposite side of the street and watched the front door. First Announcement of the Death. About 9:30 o'clock a messenger came out with a handful of telegrams. His appear- ance was the first announcement of Mr. Gould's death. Later in the day Dr. Paxton wrote out a statement and left it at his house to be shown to reporters. It was as follows: Mr. Gonld died peacefully, witbont strug gle or pain. He was conscious during the night and recognized sons and daughters and the pliysiclans around his lied until within a short timo or his death. . The funeral will be from the late residence on Monday at 10 a. v. or 4 r. Jr., it is not yet decided which. Interment will ho at the convenience of the family. Chancellor Mc Cracken will assist Dr. Paxton. It was decided later that Bev. Roderick Terry, pastor of the South Reformed cnurcb in Madison avenue, would also as sist at the services, and that the choir of Dr. Paxton's church would be present at the house. WALL STREET SURPRISED, Bat the Long-Feared runic Failed to Oc curThe Brokers Find It Bard to Be lieve Begret liven Among His Enemies That He Must Die "When Only 57. New Tore, Dec. Z The general feeling in Wall street wa one of surprUe, for so many times has the report of his death been spread to be contradicted as soon as a cer tain effect in stocks had been produced; so often, no later-tban yesterday, was tbe old trlek played, that it became" the cry of "wolf," when, there was no wolfj and at length the truth came to thenias anzunex pected thing. Regret also, qulto unfeigned, that the famous millionaire, and -financier's career should close while he was only 57 years old seemed to be felt by his old enemies as. wejl as by his former associates, Wall street has never shared the general opinion of the magnate, that he was too .hard, too grasp ing even for Wall street, and they admired him, for their enmity had not blinded them to his qualities, which made him the'mOs't wonderful financier this country has pro duced. For the past few years Mr. Gould has been disposing of many of his small hold ings, and to-day his stock investments' are ina compact form. An accurate list of the companies in which he was heavily inter ested at tbe time oft his death is as'follows: Western Union. Manhattan Elevated Rail way, Texas Pacific, Missouri Pacific, Iron Mountain, Wabash, Union Pacific, Inter national and Great Northern. Besides these- companies Mr. Gould was interested to some extent in the minor com panies of tbe Southwestern system and the Western Union, but he was engaged in getting ont of them and putting his sons into his placethere, preferring to' concen trate his holdings in the parent companies. His interest in Delaware. Lackawanna and ' Western was disposed of about three years ago. 6 WORTH ABOUT $100,000,600. An Estimate by One of Ihe Dead Million aire's Friends Description of His Mau soleum and Tomb -Hotel Flags at Half Mast. New York, Dec. 2. There were many guesses made to-day in regard to Jay Gould's wealth and the disposition to be made of his immense holdings of securities. One of his closest associates and oldest per sonal friends said in regard to this matter: "Mr. Gould's wealth will be found to vary not 810,000,000 from $100,000,000, about $40,000,000 of which is in Manhattan, West ern Union Telegraph and Missouri Pacific stock. The holdings of these three stooks are trusted and will not be sold. His other securities will be taken care of by the same interests which have had charge of them lor the past three years." It is estimated that Mr. Gould held 15, 000,000 of Wef tern Union stock and about f 20, 000,000 Manhattan Elevated stock. The Gould family tomb is in Woodlawn Cemetery and stands in a plot comprising an acre of ground overlookiu? Woodlawn. lake. It is known at tbe Lakeview plot, and is circular, generally sloping round in the finest location of the cemetery. The plot cost Jay Gould $50,000. The mausoleum is a cqpy of the Parthenon, and Was de signed bv F. F. Fitzmahony. It is built throughout of Westerly, B. L, granite, and ,its dimensions are 22 feet wide, 33 feet long, and 20 feet high to the apex of the roof. There are 20 catacombs in the mausoleum. The tomb itself cost $100,000, and the first member of the family it received was Mrs. Gould, who died January 13, 1801. The engines on the Sixth, Third and Sec ond avenue elevated roads were draped in black on account of Mr. Gould's death. Other appropriate steps will be taken by tbe heads of the various or?atiitaton with which Mr, Qonid was prominently couueolcd. Gould's Country Etsidencc. 37k Gould Mauso'eum in Woodlcncn Cemttenj. t v 1OT0Wtt PITTSBURG-, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, Flags are flying at half mast on the Fifth Avenue, St. James and Albemarle Hotels. JAY GOULD'S LIFE. Early Straggles and Wonderful Successes Manipulations That Netted Millions Hated and Feared In Public and Happy in His Home'. Mr. Jay Gould was the best hated and most eared man in Wall street. Yet no one was more happy in his domestio affairs. "Physically he was of slight weight and build, slightly bent shoulders and sharp, piercing eyes that bespoke a nervous ex citable temperament. He was extremely denfocratio in dress and taste and easily ap proached. Jay Gould was born in Delaware county, N. J., in 1836, of poor parents. At &n early age he was compelled to shift for himself. He schooled himself with money earned as a store clerk, and at 21 had a small capital. He became a sur veyor and secured the publication of a map and history of his native' connty from the firm he worked for. He wrote the book himself, and netted a good profit. He next went into tbe tanning business near Scran ton, Pa., and afterward drifted to New York, where he found a fruitful field for his speculative talents. Mr. Gould began to speculate in Wall street in 1859. He neither smoked, drank nor gambled, but was full of business. Dur ing the war he profited largely by. the sale of gold and stocks, and belore its close he was a millionaire. He next entered tbe Erie Railroad corporation, and it soon owed him (4,000,000. After a series of suc cessful railroad speculations ne in 1873 went into the Union Pacific, buying a vast num ber of shares at 20 and selling out for 93. He next bought big blocks of Wabash, manipulated and consolidated and netted many additional millions. Mr. Gould's share in the "Gold Con spiracy," or the famous "Black Friday," and his adroit antagonism to the late Com modore Yanderbilt are well known. In his late days he took delight in telling how, as a poor lad, he patented a mouse trap his sole invention from which he hoped to realize a fortune in the metropolis; how it was stolen by a thief whom he pursued and captured, and the utter contempt of the latter when tbe parcel was opened by the Eolice and found to contain only that cheap ousehold necessity. Mr. Gould married shortly after coming to New York in 185C, Miss Ella Miller, daughter of a wealthy New York citizen, and had five children, three sons, George J., Edwin and Howard, and two daughters, Miss Helen and Hannah Gould. Mrs. Gould died in January, 1891. His eldest son, George, who has succeeded to most of his father's business interests, was married about six years ago to Miss Edith Kingdon, and has "several children. The next son, Edwin, married a daughter of Dr. Shrady. Tbe other children are un married. THE COMMUNION CUP Denonnced by a New Yorker, Who Says Its Common TJse May Spread Disease. New York, Dec 2. A. Vanderwerken has sent a circular to the ministers of the city, calling attention to the danger of the common use of communion cups at the Sacrament of the Lord's Sapper. He formulates his objections as follows: "First, tbe custom is unclean; second, there is a possibility of Its sp'reading disease; third, it is inconvenient and awkward; fourth, we are not aware that there is any sanction in the mode or the authority of Christ." He proposes instead of the few cups now used, that there be & small one for each communicant, nd advocates tbe change at length. A number of prominent ministers, declare that the plan is ."preposterous, and that the present custom-is- sanctioned bv usage and good taste. In a large church, where a thousand or more persons join in the communion services, as is the case in Plymouth Church, the individual cup plan would be entirely impracticable. As it is, in order to get afound with the service 24 goblets are used for the sacramental wine in that church. LIZZIE BORDEN INDICTED. Two Counts Against Her and Another Against One Whose Name Is Withheld. ,Tauxton, Mass, Dec 2. Lizzie Bor den has been indicted on two counts. One relates to the murder of her mother and another of her father. There is a third indictment, which was kept a secret, as the party indicted is not in custody; The jury made no public report in court. It handed its paper to the Court and then was dismissed. Noue were disposed to be communicative District Attorney Knowl ton will neither admit nor deny that tbe third indictment l elates to3Ir. Trickey, of the late sensational story matters, but such is the impression at the Court House. It is understood that the indictments will be served on her at her quarters in Taunton jalL She was notified to-day by friends of the return of the indictments and is said to have preserved the tame stolid demeanor whioh has marked her course during the trial THE LEAVEN WORKING.. One Canadian Town Votes for Annexation, and Cheers the Stars and Stripes. Stimpson, Ont., Dee2. Annexation ists made a demonstration here' last night that opened the eyes of theFederation lead ers. Nearly 1,000 voters gathered in the Opera House and listened to speeches in favor of annexatron'by Henri Matton, May or Huntley and Attorney LaidUw. At one point in the speeches a small body of anU annexationists tried to raise a disturbance, but.was quietly hustled out of the build ing. Then a vote was taken, which resulted as follows: Annexation, 418; independence, 02; "remain as we are, 21. At the close of tbe meeting socie one raised the stars and stripes, which were applauded uproariously, while tbe display of the uuion jack brought forth a storm of hisses. IHSPECTOE WAICEOBH'S WOEX. A Report of the Reforms Accomplished Daring the Fast Tear. Harrisbtjbg, Dec 2. Special, Fac tory Inspector Watchorn has prepared the following summary of the work done by the Factory Inspector's Department from December 1,1891, to November30, 1892: Number of dopntV Inspectors on Inspec tion work, 8. Numborof inspections made, 1,931. Number of males employed whoro in spections have been made, 13i,U& dumber of females employed where Inspections have been made, 90,462. Or tho foregoing the number between Hand 16 years or age was 33,817. Total number of employes In es tablishments that have been inspected. 230, 90. Total number of orders given, 1.704, as follows: Fire escapes to be ereoted, 187; ele vators to be guarded, 171; sanitary orders given, 319; miscellaneous. 1,027; orders re ported complied with, 1,800 Kumberjof ac cidents repented, 210, a lollows: fatal, 24, serious, 97; less serlpus, 125.. Cleveland In Hotter tuck. Exjioke, Va., Dec 2. Mr. Cleveland had better luck to-day than on any of his previous expeditions, killing nine ducks and six brant, I is believed tbe star of tbe Pr-sidenl-e ect is near at an end. Although the exact time of his departure has not been announced, he will probably "leave within, thfli-next lew dajrs, - - - fi PANAMACANALGOLD Was Distributed Witlra Lay- ish Hand Among Clergy and Newspapers. POOR FOLK THE 'VICTIMS. Brisson Throws Up flw Hands, and Bis Dire Failure Makes the SITUATION WORSE THAN EVER. De Eothscuild's Plan Is Knocked Out Committee by ( ne Tote, in THREE GREAT P0WEG&1IAT WITHDRAW Paris, Dec 2. M. Brisson hopes to re veal the part f the clergy took in assisting Count de Lesseps to float the Panama canal bonds. M. de Lesseps and family were conspicuous for their regular attend ance at high mass at the Church of the Madeleine all the time the bubble was being blown. Each christening m his family also became a public event Speculation in Panama options went, on at the Vatican, and the clergy got heavy commissions for advising the members of their flocks to in vest in Panama bonds. Panama canal offers were so numerous that just prior to the col lapse a special office and staff was about to be established to receive them. Count de Lesseps sent some nuns in the most sensational way to the hospital at the scene of the canal works. He made an ap peal one night through a religious paper to the devotion and zeal of the Daughters of St. Vincent de Paul, and 38 of them volun teered to go to the isthmus tbe next day. A Fac Simile of Itclnnch's Letter Produced. The eyes of the Catholic world were riv eted on the poor Heroines, who were for gotten until another batch was wanted to replace the ravages of the yellow fever. The event of the day is the publication in M. Drumont's paper of a fac simile of a letter written by Baron Beiuach to M. Proust, dated July, 1886, notifying him of a gift of 1,000 Panama Canal bonds. M. Proust replies, challenging M. Drumont to produce proofs. M. Brisson has sent Dr. Brouardel with a staff of physicians and a toxicologist to the Tervilliers, to perform an autopsy on Baron Beinach's body. M Mon'chicourt, testifying before the In vestigating Committee, declared that the fac simile which appeared in M Drumont's Jiaper was genuine and was obtained from a eiter book, which was stolen from Baron Beinach. It was probable, he said, that M. Drumont got the facts from the person now holding the book. The company's book keeping was a slovenly mass ot broken links and tangles. Several of the papers are to-night trying to justify the acceptauce of gifts Jrom the Panama Canal Company. The Newspapers' Share of the bwag. The following -is a list of the sums of money paid to newspapers and newspaper directors by the Panami .Canal 'Company. The list was prepared .by M. Itoisignol, formerly-Audifor.jtfankrnptcy, who gave some dtmagingstimfcV'bel'ore the- Com mittee of Iuqniry on Wtttnesday: Petit Journal' 30i),C0Qr: Telegraph, KO.OOOf; JI. jcztenskl, director of 'Jelegtapnt, 120,000; MatUi, 0,000tt QaVloU, 15.00Of: M. Meyer, dlrectorof Gauloit, SU.OCOt; Baaieal, 100,o00f; Senator Mamiier. director of UEvenement, SOOuOf; M. 1'atinot, director of Journal des Uebats, 10,000f. The Journal des Debate denies having re ceived any moneys The others make no reference to M. Bossignol's testimony. An important group of jurisconsults in the Senate, at a meeting held to consider the Panama affair, unanimously agreed that the disclosures made by Magistrate Prinet before the Panama Canal Commission ren dered the summonses served Upon the direc tors of the company null and void. Fresh citations must, therefore be issued, and the hearing of the case will have to be post poned. DE ROTHSCHILD'S PLAN NO GO. The Monetary Conference Committee Re fuses to Report In Its Favor. Beussels, Dec 2. M Baffalovitcb, one of the Iiussian delegates and chairman of the committee, presented the committee re port to-day to the Monetary Conference. It declares that Mr. de Bothschild's proposals are of great interest and worthy of full discussion out the committee by a voteof7to6 declines to recommend their adoption. The committee declared in favor of that portion of M. Levy's plan which refers to the gradual withdrawal of all gold coins under the value of 20 Iran-, and also of all small bank notes below a certain value. When the committee's report had been submitted in conference the American'dele gates declared they were not ready to dis cuss it. The conference . thereupon ad journed until Tuesday, wheu the report will be debated. The American dilegates regard tbe position cheerlully. The way is l now tree lor mil discussion oi tneir m- metaiuc plans in accoruaucc nun msir original programme. If Mr. Carrie's influ ence prevails the British, German and Austrian delegates will withdraw at the latest by the middle of December and thus break up the proceedings. BRISSON GIVES IT UP. M. Perler Will Now Try His Hand at French Cabinet Making. Pakis, Dec 2. M. Brisson, who was selected by President Carnotto form a new Ministry, has abandoned the undertaking, and the political situation is more muddled than ever. M. Brisson, in explainiug his failure, says he desired to form a Cabinet that would co-operate with all the factions, but the refusal of M. Perler to enter the combination, and the declination of M. Bourgeois to accept the portfolio of the In terior, forced him to abandon his task. President Carnot has charged M. Perler to form a Cabinet. AN ELECTRIC .SLEIGH. u The Inventor Says It Will Run 18 to IS Miles an Hour. Baltimore, Deci Xpettal 0. J. Schmineky, of this city, has applied for a patent on an electric sleigh which he has invented. Stored electricity concealed be neath the seat of the sleigh furnishes the power which is to propel the vehirlc This power Is transmitted to a single wheel In front of the sleigh by means of an endless ohain. The face ot the wheels is lurnished with cutters which imbed themselves in the snow and prevent the wheel from slipping. Mr. Schminsky says a speed of 12 or 15 miles an hour cau be attained by this motor. A lever to control the steering gear and an other lever to regulate the speed ef the sleigh are placed near the occupants' seat m, the sleigh. Mr. Schminsky has also adapted bis motor to a waon, which he says can travel an good, roads at ibo rale of' io'mllef I an hour- - - - 18&2 - TWELYE PAGES. vfiflfh w M ITL house. F : . JJ. MARCH SEVEN SAFES- RIFLED In One Chicago Building in One Night, and Right Under the SHADOW OP THE HALL OF JUSTICE, The City Police Taralyzed hy Parsimony and Bad Politics. LOTS OP CA8H BDT NO PAPERS TAKEN Chicago, Dec 2. Seven safe roberi's in one bnilding in one night, within one square of police headquarters, was the record in Chicago to-day. It was in the heart of tbe oity at the big Equitable building, an office structure on the corqer of Dearborn and Washington streets. "Two days ago," said E. P. Howell, chief clerk for one of the victims, "I bought a billy to protect myself against highway men. I put it in a drawer la the office, and the thieves took even' that."--' - ---' Two accomplished men could have done all the work that was done, but the detect ives seem to think there might have been a third. It is not known in which office the first robbery was committed, although it is only fair to suppose that they began on the top floor and worked their way don n to the street, In each office they flung desks, chairs, tables, books and papers in wild confusion about them. The Uavoo Described In Detail. On the first floor of the building are the offices of Chandler & Co., mortgage brokers. The firm has four safes, and of these the thieves broke two open. From them they secured (700 in money. The papers of ail kinds which bad been put into the vault for safe keeping were examined and scat tered over the floor, the burglars evidently not caring to touch anything but cash. On tbe second floor the office of H. W. Martin, a real estate dealer, was visited and his only safe opened. In it the thieves found $400. Washington Porter, a retired capitalist, also has an office on this floor, and his safe was opened. (380 being taken from it. On the fourth floor, the offices of A. B. Chilteoat and of Alderman W. C. Kinney & Co." were entered. The safes in each of them were forced open, but nothing was stolen, as they contained no money and the thieves did not care for papers. The safe in the office of the Briar Block Coal Company was, also, opened. The papers which it contained were taken out and earned into an adjoining room, where they were ex amined and then thrown away. Blamed on Political Jugglery. In each of the offices the desks, as well as the vaults, were opened and the contents examined. All of the safes were drilled, no powder being used, and the thieve's left no clew. The robbery was discovered by Janitor Boss when he came to work to-day. He left the building at 8 o'clock last night and everything wgs locked. No night watch man is employed, and the building is not looked after even by any private patrol company. This left the burglars undis turbed, "as the police force seems to be in a condition of nearly complete paralysis, owing to insufficient 'appropriations, politi cal jugglery and other causes. The depart ment was reinforced to-dav by an addition of 300 men, all the available "snbstitutes" being called upon for active duty. YOUR rooms will not lone he empty If yon advertise them in THE DISPATCH cent-a-word adlets. A PRIEST'S REBELLION. Bishop Wigger Calls Him to Account fo Criticising German Catholicism. " New Yoke, Dec 2. Bev. Father Pat rick Corrigan, of Hoboccn, announces in an open letter to the editor o( the Freeman's Journal to-night that he has been summoned by Bishop Wigger, of Nw Jersey, to stand trial for letters written by Father Corrigan "In opposition the anti-American spirit of ihe late German Catholic Congress held in Newark and its' attack upon the public schools." In tho course of his statement the father continue: ' I opposed two things: First, the at tempt to Germanize America by nieaas of the Church, and, second, the denunciation of the public schools as "abominations." I criticised the congress as a body. The congress insulted American intelligence by denouncing the publio schools the most cherished institution of the land as "abom inations" It insulted the American Church by denouncing some ol our most dis tinguished prelates. Archbishop Corrigan and Bishop Wigger were not on speaking terms for years till Cahenslvisra united them against Archbishop Ireland and Car dinal Gibbons. Louis Dapqnt, Commits Sajclde, ,. HtMlNGTOxT'pEL., Dec 2. C'paiai. Louis C. bujiont, ..of 1,0 well-known .powder mantilactprlnt; family, committed, uictde.ln a'club house hero t'o-iilsht, . I 4, 1893. LAST HONORS TO DR. SCOTT. Ko Funeral Pomp Maries the Simple Obse quies Over the. President's Deceased Father-In-Law at Washington, Pa. Tho Remains Rest In a Family Lot. Washington, Pa., Dec 2. Special' Not since General Grant was entertained at the Smith homestead in this city has Wash ington been honored by the presence of the country's Chief Magistrate Though tbe occasion that has brought President Harri son here was a sad one, tbe people of this part of the country were none the less anxious to see him, and when the funeral train bearing the remains of the late Bev. Dr; John Scott arrived here this forenoon, it was met by an immense assembly. At 7:3u a. II. the special train made np of the Pullman palace car Iolanthe and two other special cars drew into the Chartiers station here, and then took a side track in the yard. Shortly after 9 q'clock TJnder aker Speer, of Washington, D. C, turned tbe remains over to James Wiley, of this city. At 9:30 Mr. Wiley removed the re mains to the residence of Mrs. Joshua Wright, The funeral party, composed of President Harrison, Mrs. McKee, Mr. and MrsTBusseir Harrison, Lieutenant -sndMrs." Parker. Mrs. Dimmick, Mr. and Mrs. John Scott, Postmaster General Wanamaker and Bev. Dr. Hamlin, followed immediately be hind the casket , At tbe Wright residence the casket was opened, and hundreds of the . old-time friends of the honored dead passed through the room where the body lay and took their last look at tbe dead minister's face. The remains were kept thus for 40 minutes, the time including a simple service. Bev. Dr. James L. Brownson, a close friend ot Dr. Scott, spoke very briefly. The remains were buried in the Scott family lot at the cemetery at 11:30 A. SL Dr. James Q. Johnson uttered a brief eulogy of the deceased. The ceremonies throughout were characterized by an almost severe simplicity. 'The train left hertjat12 o'clock; It did not stop at Pittsburg either going or coming. MARGIN DEALS LAWFUL. So Says a Maryland Judge In an Important Test Case. Baltimore, Dec 2. Special A case of interest to stock brokers and buyers has been decided in Westminster. Smith & McBride, of Baltimore, sued Charles BII liugslea to recover for margins in stock operations. The defendant took the posi tion that there was no oontract entered into for the purchase of the stocc, but only a deal on margins not recognized by the laws of Maryland, and that the transaction was in the nature of .gaming. In substance the Court's instructions was that buying stock on margin is lawful pro vided It was contemplated by tbe broker and customer at the time of the order that stock wa to be delivered, but when it was agreed that there should be no further de livery, but that the contract was jn the nature simply of a wager upon the rise and fall of value in stock, that became a con tract voiil as a earning transaction. The plantift was awarded the lull amount claimed. The case will go to the Court of Appeals. OVER 5,000 ACRES FLOODED. Great Damage to Levee Lands In the San Joaquin Valley. San Francisco, Dec 2. Special The strength of the great southeaster was broken yesterday, but rain, still falls heavily through the State, with the prospect ofconr tinning to-morrow. The Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers are rising and great damage will probably result to levee lands. The first levee to give way was that of the Jersey tract on the San Joaquin. Over 5,000 acres, were flooded,-and the oss on potatoes and onions wiil amountto 60,000. The lands Jiave only been re claimed four years, but the Owners made A fortune last year in wHeat One hundred and scventv-five Chinese were employed on the land. Telegraph wires are down in every direction. HANGED HIMS2XF TO A CHANDELtEK. Tho Business Manager of a Large Denver Concern Commits Suicide. Denver, Dec 2. Jamet T. Wilber, business -manager- for- the Henry T. Lee seed and implement house, the largest firm of the kind west of St. Louis, committed suicide it the Hensliaw House this morn ing." He engaged the room last night, and when discovered at noon he was found banking to the chandelier. A bottle of morphine was fonnd on the floor, which indicated that he had taken poison before hanging himself. The cause is a mrstcry. Died of Delirium Tremens. John Broun died yesterday at the Alle gheny General Hospital of delirium tremens. His death was brought about by a gunshot in the leg accidentally received at the hands of William Brlghtonbaugh while under the influence of liquor. SEHD YOUR ADLETS EARLY tor v The Saaday Dispatch, ia Order That They Stay Be Prop erly ChuaUed. "1 THREE CENTSL ) IP GOURLEY ID FIGHT IT OUT, Chief J. 0. Brown Calls Off the Order Closing the Disor derly Houses AND A CONFLICT FOLLOWS. Ministers Meet the ilajor and a LiYely Session Kesnlts, The Brethren Take Exceptions to H! Honor's Views All Become Sarcastla and Pointed Remarks Are Made A Pretty Young Missionary Tells the) Preachers What to Do In Order to Be- claim the Outcasts The Ministers Pledge Themselves to Help the Un fortunates Four Institutions Opened to Them An Old Woman's Blessing' and Her Kindly Offer of Help. The effort to suppress the social evil in Pittsburg has resolved itself into a conflict between the Department of Public Safety and the chief magistrate of the-municipality. As a result the police order to close the disorderly houses has been de clared Inactive. Yesterday, just when the social outcasts had about completed their arrangements to abandon their resorts, Chief J. O. Brown instructed his Superintendent of Police to withdraw the closing order and to notify tha women that they can remain at their occupations until Mayor Courier shall indicate the exact time at which he desires tbe original order enforced. In the meantime the ministers of the city have moved at least in the direction of ear ing for the unfortunates when finally they are turned upon the world. Mayor Gonrley is wrestling with the city digest and the ordinances of Pittsburg with a view to en abling him to act promptly in the contest 'in which he is involved, and he will to-day, after he has been officially informed of Chief Brown's latest order, take such action, he says, as will sustain the position he has assumed, and will require obedience from the departments under his supervision. Chief Brown Revokes the Order. Chief Brown's letter to Superintendent O'Mara revoking the order closing the dis orderly houses is appended: t Roger O'Mara. Esq., Superintendent Bureau of Tollce: Beak Sir On November 38. 1802, the Hon. II. L Gourley, Mayer of the cUy of Pltts bnrg, by an order.afcop70f wnichyou have, directed the closing ot all houses of Ill-repute. In compliance with said mandatory order of" His Honor I dlrected'you to closo and keep closed said house;. Hi Honor yesterday In his 'public capacity declared your attempt aniLaotlon to eoniply with his mandatory orderof thtr Sdtbjd be "cruel, ruthless, inhuman and unjust.'' In view of said peblio utterances you need not eject or molest any at the inmites of the houses of prostitution until UN Honor shall Indicate the date at which he, desires hl3 order of November 30 to go Into execution. Very truly yours, J. O. Bnowy, Chief Department of Publio Safety. Superintendent O'Mara, immediately npon tbe receipt of the Chief's letter, sent for the police inspectors, and officers were promptly detailed. to notify the women of the police reprieve The Mayor Will Act To-Day. The latest order created, if possible, mora of a sensation than the edict clcinjr tbe places. It was accepted as a fight between the two departments of the citv govern ment, and the people generally are watch ing with intense concern for the outcome Mayor Gourley, having been confined in his private office all the afternoon with the ministers and other callers, had only heard of tbe order. He had not seen it at 5 o'clock in the evening, when ready to leave for his home. Then, when the epistle was submitted to him by a Dispatch reporter, the Mayor read the letter carefully, shook his head significantly, hut refused to talk. "I will be ready to act on the letter to morrow," the Mayor said, and he hurried away to keep an engagement Chief Brown also refused to talk on his letter. He was extremely busy, and in answer to a question he said: "My letter to Superintendent O'Mara explains itself Tbe ministers called together by Mayor Gourley to discuss ways and means of pro viding homes lor the outcasts gathered ia the Mayor's private office shortly after 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. About 20 preachers, representing several denomina tions, and a half dozen women representing charitable institutions attended. T. B. Pfarr, an officer in the Salvation Army, was also present. He had a few methods ot lifting the fallen which he suggested for adoption, and before the gathering dis solved it bad transformed itself into an in dignation meeting that for a time at least threatened tbe dignity of the occasion. Mayor Corn-ley's Greeting. Bev. E. D. Sands was the first to arrive at the Mayor's office He was followed by Bev. E. B. Donehoo. Bev. Mr. Meyers, Bev. Mr. Miller, Bev. Dr. D. S. Littell, Bev. Dr. Hodges, Bev. Dr. Miles, Bey. Mr. Stanton and Bev. Mr. Gislerr SeveralVther ministers dropped in before the meeting started, and when Mayor Gourlev ar jse-.to greet them his private office was well filled with a distinctly religious party. In receiving the ministers Mayor Gour ley said: There may be some among tbe unfortunate; women of tne city, as was intimated by them yesterday, who ore disposed to reform and try to earn a decent and honorable liv ing if they could find places where they could do so. I told them at tneir meeting yesterday If thero were any among them who wanted to reform the band ot every good man and woman In the city sbonld ba extonded. I said I would speak to the gen tlemen who were instrumental In bavins; this order issned and would learn what could bo done for them. I want to say to yon gentlemen that this is the most difficult question that any municipality has to con tend with, and lc should be dealt with care fully and with much thought. I don't know whether the closing np will increase or diminish tne evil. I simply say It Is a great qnestlon.'but as I said before, there may be women among them.whq have a deslro and a disposition to reform, 3d somebody muse tnWo them In, and 1 know nobody In tne world lr you gentlemen don't. It Is not my duty to reform these woment it Is your. When you drove me to tbe wall, nut your hand on the law and asked me to enforce It, 1 said "yes." I never shirked my dutv, I never will. What tho police will do I don't know. W hat 1 will have to do I don's . know. What I want the peoplo to do Is to appoint a committee so that when these woinon would come to me I could Bend them to you. Indorsed hy the Christian People. Bev. E. B. Donehoo assured the Mayor that tne Christian people of Pittsburg heartily indoried his action. He too said the qnestlon was a bard one to solve. He Mid, however, that there were hopes for "W. i . .' rfr . ji ", -i.