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-aifled column! of Thr Hbrald, 3d Page; advertise ments there only cost Five Cent* aline. VOL. 36.—N0. 25. WALLS OF FIRE. A Terrible Catastrophe in Pennsylvania. Human Lives Lost in the Blaz ing Forests. A Gang of Fire-Fighters Hemhied in by the Flames. They Attempt to Ran the Fiery Gauntlet and Are Thrown Into the Midst of the It liming. Associated Press Dispatches. Coudersport, Pa., May 11.—Tonight the little towns of Austin, Costello, Gileton and Moore's Run, in Potter county, are on the verge of a panic, two especially being threatened with anni hilation from Urea that seem to form an. impenetrable wall on every side. For several days past the skies have been lighted with fires in every direction, and the flames crept steadily toward the helpless towns, till it was seen that the people must fight. At Moore's Run, on the Stnnemihouing road, a train load of seventy-five willing men, sent out from Austin, Sunday night, had been FIGHTING BACK TUB FIRE by every conceivable means. They made trenches, piled up earth and lighted opposition fires, but were finally obliged to retreat. The men hastily boarded their train and started to make a run to another poiut, when it wag found that they were hemmed in by for est Hres on one side, and a hugeskidway of burning logs on the other. It was finally decided to dash past the burning skid way, and the engineer and fireman, with their faces covered with damp dot hs, and their hands and arms wrap ped in wool, pulled THROUGH THE WALL OF FLAMES. The seventy-five exhausted men gath ered iv groups on the flat cars for pro tection, and lay on their faces on the floor. As the blazing furnace of logs was approached, the heat became un bearable, anil the smoke was so blinding and stifling that the men were obliged to close their mouths with cloths. Jusl opposite the millions of feet of burning logs, where the heat and smoke and flame were greatest, A TERRIBLE THING OCCURRED. The engineer had forgotten that suoh a great heat would surely warp the rails. Suddenly there was a lurch, an ominous heaving and a shriek of despair as the train toppled over * Vi * i*K> th» mi. oV FfhE T beneath. The scene that ensued is never to be forgotten by those who,- escaped, though every man will bear to his grave the mark of that awful moment. The cars caught fire like so many playthings, and the men within, half blinded and scarcely realizing anything except that they w«re being SLOWLY ROASTED TO DEATH, struggled hard to regain the track where safety lay for a time at least. Those un injured from the fall, and only smarting from the pain of the intense heat, bravely turned their burned and black ened hands to aid their more unfortu nate fellows. At this hour, 10 p. m., it is impossible to secure details, though it is known that Superintendent Badger of the Sinnemahoning valley railroad, who was in charge of the train, went down under some of the wreckage, and was undoubtedly burned to death. Six others also MISERABLY PERISHED at once, or died soon afterward, and thirty others of the party were badly burned, many probably fatally, having inhaled flames. Seven others of the party are missing, and their fate is unknown, though they are likely in the charred wood of the logs or the train. The re mainder of the party saved themselves by lying down in the creek. Relief par ties started for the scene as soon as the fearful news spread, but will hardly be able to reach the place of the wreck, unless the fires have burned themselves out. GREAT DEVASTATION has been done to everything in the way of the fire. Communication is badly in terrupted, and it is impossible to learn the names of the men who are buried or missing. As to the damage, it is known that 40,000,000 feet of hemlock logs and timber,. and 25,000 cords of valuable bark have already been destroyed, and the fires are raging without any appre ciable dimunition. The people are praying for rain, as it seems that noth ing but a drenching rain will quench the flames. A MILLION BEACON LIGHTS seem to be burning from every moun tain and hillside, and the air is so op pressive that many workers faint from exhaustion, and are dragged from the flames that have done nothing as yet but steadily advance. Twelve solid miles of timber in one district have already been burned, and the end is not yet. oil men's loss. Oil City, May 11. —A message received from the superintendent of the Oil City Fuel company, from Pine Grove town ship, says thus far thirteen oil wells have been burned. The lire is still burning. The Fuel company received messages, today, from Elk and Clear field counties, announcing serious forest fires which are spreading. Warren, Pa., May 11.—Forest fires in this section have caused a loss of nearly $200,000 to oil men, in the destruction of tanks and other property. MICHIGAN FOREST FIRES. Newaygo, Mich., May 11.—Forest fires are raging in this county. The -vil lages of Otia, Fields and Park City have been entirely destroyed, and the hotel and depot at Lilley are all that remain i of that village. The above-named places Vvere villages of about three hundred Population each. So far no reports of %>s of life have reached here. LOS ANGELES HERALD. FALLING IN LINK. The Latin-American Countries Coming to the World's Fair. Washington, May 11. —The depart ment of state has received a cablegram from Minister Hicks, at Lima, announc ing that the government of Peru has officially accepted the invitation to the world's fair, and that congress has ap propriated 25,000 soles. Tne Latin-American department of the world's fair, is advised that the gov ernment of Jamaica has also accepted the invitation. The Brazilian minister makes public a communication denying the statement current in New York that the reciproci ty agreement is not being carried out in Brazil. He says it is not only in force, but the Brazilian government is taking steps to make every point clear. EASTERN echoes At St. Paul. Minn., John Roche, city comptroller since 1864, dropped dead last evening. Secretary Blame is much improved, and wi!l pro.bably leave New York for Washington today. • Dr. Graves and wife have arrived at Denver, from Providence, R. 1., for the purpose of appesring as witnesses before the grand jury in tbeßarnaby poisoning case. A cloudburst near Liberty, N. M., washed away a party of campers, drowning E.. J, Wilcox. The others had a narrow escape. At Paterson, N. J., Miss Mabel Fen ton, an actress, was so terribly burned that she will be unable to play again for several months. Her clothing came in contact with an alcohol lamp. GROVER'S RETROSPECT. EX-PRESIDENT CLEVELAND RE VISITS BUFFALO. He Receives an Ovation From His Former Townsmen and Makes a Speech in Which Ha Grows Reminiscant. Buffalo, May 11. —The German Young Men's, association celebrated its fiftieth anniversary here tonight. The principal event was the presence and arrival of ex-President Cleveland. It was his first public appearance here in eight years. He received an ovation when he appeared on the platform, and the enthusiasm of the great audience was plainly pleasing to him. After the exercises a complimentary dinner was given in honor of Mr. Cleve land at the Hotel Iroquois, by his per sonal and political friends in Buffalo. In his remarks in response to the toastmaster'a welcome, Mr. Cleveland was reminiscent.^.,He said he had been striving for several years to believe he was still on the sunnyside of the time which separates middle age from the last declivity of life, but now here, re calling the memories of thirty-five years' ago, he yielded the struggle, and en rolled himself among those no longer young. He eaid his mind was full of recollections of experiences connected with his early life hi Buffalo. Some of these were rugged but healthful, and they apptar to him now, robbed of everything save the features that make them welcome memories. Referring in a jocular way to his former law partner, Bissell, who was present, Cleveland said, "I am glad to know he has grown to be a fair lawyer and is a respectable citizen. I under stand that he has lately married, which ia something that for the last five or six years I have thought was a very proper thing for a man of hie age, or even my age, to do." Referring to Buffalo's first mayor, Cleveland said he was not acquainted with the gentleman, but recalled dis tinctly the celebration of Buffalo's semi centennial, and wag well acquainted with the man who was then mayor. This man afterwards dabbled in state and national politics. At any rate, he had a government job for for four years, aud then, like others, lost his place. "He was accused, lam told, of talking too much about the tariff, and charged with attempting to ruin the country in divers and sundry ways. In point of fact, however, I am convinced that notwithstanding all we hear of civil service reform, he was discharged for purely partisan reasons. He did a great deal of hard work and was much per plexed and troubled, but I know his greatest trial was his alienation of many personal and political friends in making appointments to offices. It was impos sible to avoid this, and it will continue to be impossible, so long as the appli cant and appointer occupy such entirely different points of .observation, and co long as public duty may sometimes stand in the way of personal friendship." LEXINGTON RAGES. Jockey Baker Sustains a Compound Fracture of the Leg:. Lexington, May 11.—Baker, who was riding Canto, was thrown at the start in the first race, the horse falling on him, causing a compound fracture of the right leg. Three-year-oide and upward, seven furlongs—Gymnast won, Cashiersecond ; Edhopper third; time, 1:28^. Three-year-olds and upward, five fur longs—Sir Planet won, Climax I second. K. F. D. third; time, 1:03?^. Handicap for 3-year-olds and upward, six furlongs—Princess Lima won, The Kaiser second. Virgin II third: time, I:l6tf. Handicap, all ages, mile and one eighth—Longshore won, Robespierre second, Eugenia third; time, 1:55. Two-year-old maidens, four furlongs— Sallie Taylor won, Calhoun second, Co ntent third; time, 0:52. The Kentucky association today con sidered the case of the injunction sworn out by Swigert to restrain the associa tion from paying the Phoenix Hotel stake to the owners of Kingman/, be cause, they assert, that the horse ran light. The association decided to sustain the judges and. fight the caso in the courts. A Disastrous Collision. Shepherd, Mich., May 11.—Three men were killed and fifteen others in jured, last evening, by the collision of two parts of a log train. TUESDAY MORNING. MAY* 12, 1891.—TEN PAGES- ORDERED HOME. The Italian Consul at New Orleans Recalled. His Immediate Counsel Needed at Borne. The United States Not Responsible for His Recall. The Salvadorian Minister at Mexico Also Removed—General For eign News. Associated Press Dispatches. Rome, May 11.—The Italian consul at New Orleans, Signor Corte, has been notified to return home in order to fur nish the Italian government with the exact account of the events which have taken place since the murder of Chief of Police Hennessy. Vice Consul Poma, of the Italian consulate at New York, will act for Consul Corte in the interim. Washington, May 11.—It is under stood that Paequelle Corte, Italian con sul at New Orleans, has been recalled by his government, and that the functions of his office will be exercised by another Italian consular officer, now in the United States. This action has not been inspired by the government of the United States, and is probably taken by the Italian government either because it was felt the consul has been indiscreet in his public utterances, or that his usefulness is impaired. London, May 11.—The Rome corre spondent of the Standard says he has official authority to deny the statement that Italy has at present any intention to appeal to the powers for judgment op the New Orleans affair. UNHAPPY HEBREWS. The Czar's Resentment Aroused by the <*» *9 Rothschilds' Action. London, May 11.—The Chronicle's St. Petersburg correspondent says: The .Russian government, replying to the Rothschilds, states that the Czar's Jew ish policy has nothing whatever to do with the ministry of finance, and that the Rothschilds have no right to interfere with Russia's internal policy. It is believed here that this action will make the position of the Jews worse, and be detrimental to the Rothschilds' interests in the petroleum industry of the Caucasus. The czar has ordered the Jewish banker, Baron Gensburg, to quit St. Petersburg, for making an open attempt to influ ence the minister of the interior to ameliorate the condition of the Jews, by offering 1,000,000 roubles, to charities. A WARM DEBATE. The French Senators Discuss the New foundland Matter. Paris, May 11.—The senate hid a warm debate today over the report on the French interests in Newfoundland. Marquis De Braumanoir said there was no use to add to the treaties. The French were at home on their own shores, and could make their own police regulations, the British have no right to come there. Ribot, minister of foreign affairs, said the government had con cluded to recognize only Great Britain in the matter. If Newfoundland fails to act tip to the engagements, it is for England to see that they are ful filled. INSULTED MEXICAN SOCIETY. Tne Salradorian Minister Recalled from the City of Mexico. City of Mexico, May 11.—Geronimo Pou, Salvadorian minister here, has re oeived letters of recall. This is asserted in some quarters to be the result of his conduct here during the feast of flowers, when, it is alleged, he insulted Mexican society, whereupon Sefior Mariscal, minister of foreign af fairs, requested that he ask for with drawal. The friends of Sefior Pou say. however, that he is to be recalled and Cromoted to the diplomatic service of is government, and will be sent as minister to Paris, while Roderiguez will be appointed minister here in his stead. A PUT CP JOB. Warsaw Police Manufacturing- Cases Against Students. Warsaw, May 11.—General Brock, chief of the gendermerie, suspecting the police of duplicity, ordered the students' quarters searched at a certain hour, previous to which he himself searched the quarters, and found nothing of an incriminating nature. The chief awaited the arrival of the police, and discovered that they had supplied themselves with revolutionary proclamations, with the intention of manufacturing cases against the students. The matter has caused the greatest public indignation. FOREIGN FLASHES. Gladstone is confined to his room with illness. Lord Knutsford's coercive bill, re lating to Newfoundland, has passed third reading in the house of lords. The Swedish bark Helga struck on the rocks near Halifax,N. S., during adense fog. Eleven of the crew were drowned. The body of Madame Blavatsky has been cremated. It is reported that Mrs. Besant will succeed her as high priestess of the Theosophists. The strike in the Oharleroi district is spreading. Thirty-five thousand men are out. The iron works are closing owing to the lack of fuel. A terrific explosion of gas occurred in the hold of the British steamer Zangarville, while it was undergoing repairs in the dry dock at Newport. Eight men were killed and twenty-five injured. Barley, oats, rye and feeding stuffs throughout Hungary * have suffered greatly, owing to the excessive heat which prevailed recently. The wheat crop is a fair average. Widespread panic prevails at present throughout Portugal. Owing to the alarming state of the financial situation the government has issued a decree granting a delay of sixty days in the payment of all obligations. Baseball Record. Following are the results of yester day's ball games: NATIONAL LEAGUE. At Pittsburg—Pittsburg, 2; New York, 9. At Cleveland—Cleveland, 3; Phila delphia, 5. At Chicago—Chicago, 2; Boston, 4. At Cincinnati—Cincinnati, 5; Brook lyn 7. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. At Boston—Boston, 7; Columbus, 4. At Baltimore — Baltimore, 8; St. Louis, 4. At Washington—Washington, 12; Cin cinnati, 4. At Philadelphia—Athletics, 14; Louis ville, 2. THE WESTERN LEAGUE. At St. Paul—St. Paul, 11; Lincoln, 13. At Milwaukee—Milwaukee, 2; Kansas City, 3. At Sioux City—Sioux City, 9; Omaha, 7. ,At Minneapolis — Minneapolis l , 8; Denver, 14. A Canadian ScandaJ. I Ottawa, May 11. —In the commons this afternoon Mr. Tarte brought charges of malversation of public mon eys against Thomas McGreevey.a prom inent member of the government party; hlso implicating Sir Hector Langevin, lninister of public works. The charges are the outgrowth of the ecandal about McGreevey's contracts, etc. McGreevey from his seat characterized the proceed ings as a foul conspiracy against him, and Langevin denied the charges point blank. Adjourned Sine Die. Kansas City, May 11. —The interna tional convention of the Y. M. C. A. ad journed sine die last night. A BLOCK OF SILVER. LEADVILLE'S GIFT TO PRESIDENT HARRISON. A Lump of the White Metal Bigger Than His Grandfather's Hat — Tha Presi dential Party in Colorado. Leadville, Colo., May 11. —The pres idential party arrived at 7 :30 this morn ing, and was given a most enthusiastic reception by a large crowd of people as sembled at the depot. The streets and buildings were handsomely decorated. At the hotel, where the party was taken in carriages, Judge Goddard delivered an address of welcome, and presented the president a block weighing in the neighborhood of 700 pounds, made of Leadville silver 999 fine. It bore the inscription: "To Benjamin Harrison, president of the United States, from the smelters of Leadville, May 11, 1891." On the reverse side was the inscription: "$159,633,078 In twelve years." President Harrison responded, and his address was followed by Postmaster-General Wanamaker and Secretary Rusk in short speeches. The party then entered carriages and were driven to the mines, where they had a cordial reception, and thence back to the train, which left the depot at 9 o'clock amid the hearty cheers of the populace. A demonstration ,by over 3000 school children was one of the features of the day. The ladies of the party received mauy beautiful souvenirs. It was learned today that some of the party were robbed of small sums of money while at the Portland hotel, at Portland Ore., last Tuesday night. Pueblo, Colo., May 11.—When the presidential party arrived at Salida, the president received from the citizens of Villagerone a large box of fine speci mens of gold, silver, iron, copper, lead, zinc and coal, mined in the San Luis valley. The school children presented Mrs. Harrison an album of pressed flowers. The president's train made a short stop at 1:10 on the hanging bridge over the Arkansas river, in the Royal Gorge cafion, in order to allow the trav elers to view the grand beauty of the surroundings. At Canon City nearly all the residents, including the G. A. R. and school children, were assembled at the station. The reception which was ac corded the guests by Pueblo was most enthusiastic. An address of welcome was made by Mayor Hamilton, alter which they were escorted through the city by a procession composed of Grand Army men and local societies. The president reviewed the school children and made a short visit to the mineral palace. Colorado Springs, Col., May 11. —The president and party arrived at Colorado Springs at 6 o'clock this evening and re ceived the heartiest kind of a welcome. They were met by Mayor Sprague and a committee of citizens and given the free dom of the city. They were then es corted through the principal streets by a procession. The party then repaired to the hotel and had dinner, at which the governor, of the state and wife and a few leading citizens were guests. A public reception was held in the even ing, attended by nearly all the people in the city. Dr. Briggs' Heresy. New York, May 11.—The committee of the New York Presbytery appointed to consider the alleged heresy in the ad dress of Rev. 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