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This is the proper kind of furniture for this country. Special sale 20 per cent discount for one week only. KAN - KOO, (INCORPORATED,) 110 South Spring St. (Opp. Nadeau Hotel.) MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 10, 1892. COLUMBIAN CELEBRATION The Week's Festivities Begun in New York. Commemorative Services in All the Churches. Catholics Especially Zealous in Hon oring' the Discoverer. Remarkable Declarations From Protest ant Pulpit*—ltalian Societies Ac tively Celebrating—Historic Fetes iv Spain. By the Associated Press.] New York, Oct. 9. — Special Co lumbian celebration services were held in most of the churches today. The choirs of some churches were assisted by orchestras, and elaborate musical pro grammes we;e given. All the discourses were prepared with special considera tion for children, so the youngest at tendant could appreciate the importance of the service. This evening the Italian colony, under the auspices of Minister Baron Fava, began the Columbian cele bration at Lenox lyceum. with a concert and discourse by Dr. Luigl Raverai on Columbus. All day long there waa a den** crowd on Filth avenue, Broadway airtt other important streets, viewing the decora tions, tlaga and bannera streaming from every pole, and the march of four big processions. Broadway is pow a kaleid oscope of changing colors. The large office buildings and hotels have been striving to outdo each other in decorat ing. The New York Life Insurance company is striving for first prize. Between 900 and 1000 incandescent lights will cover the front of the build ing in globes of red, white and blue. An electric star 10 feet high will surmount these decorations, and beneath it "1492—1892" will appear in electric light figures. Besides the illuminations, tbe front and sides of the buildings will be covered with 500 American flags of various sizes?, and a big portrait of Co lumbus, framed in the national colors, and surmounted by the American eagle, will hang on the front door. In addition to the big stand at the City hall and in Union square, Madison square and Washington park, many smaller ones have been put up. Seats on all the stands will be free for the school and college parade tomorrow, with the exception of a few hundred eeats already sold. Nothing else will be reserved. Tbe stands in Madison square, City Hall park and Union square are free to women and children. Superintendent Byrnes has arranged to care for crooks during the celebra tion. Orders were issued today to ar rest all suspicious characters and lock them up till the celebration is over to morrow. The secular order of the celebration will be opened with a school and college parade with over 20,000 in line. The parade has occupied the attention of its promoters for weeks. CELEBRATIONS IN THE CHURCHES. In all the churches there was some token paid, even if it was but a few sen tences before the sermon, regarding the great historical event. In all cases the loved colore of the national flag fur nished the groundwork for the decora tions ; the star-spangled banner was the chief ornament everywhere. Whenever tbe cross of a Roman Catholic church arose, there wae a scene of festival and rejoicing. It was the Roman croaa Co lumbus planted on the island where he first landed, and the great church ex erted itself in paying a tribute to him. Everywhere, from the stately marble cathedral on Fifth avenue to the humblest of the mission chapels, wherever the cross of Rome was laised, there was sung the Fe Deum Laudamus, and there was upreared the example of the great navi gator who wrought co much and gave all the glory to God. Tbe grandest efforts of music and illumination and chanting of prayer and the hymning of praise were evoked in honor of the great discoverer. Somewhat of a new sound swepttoday through the vaulted arches of the great white marble cathedral—the sound of national airs, played by a master touch on the great organ, and sung by 5000 voices with all the fervor of spirits high wrought by the splendor of the solemn high mass and an eloquent and fervid sermon. The cathedral waa beautifully decorated with the national colors and the American shield. In the sanctuary Archbishop Corrigan presided at solemn high mass. SERVICES IN OLD TRINITY. At old Trinity Rev. Dr. Steele preached a sermon, in the course of which he said: "Among the thousands of thoughts suggested by this day, the first is one of humiliation. As a people we are dis posed to brag ai d boast and have inor dinate confidence in our own powers. But if we come to view things with an unprejudiced eye and pass judgmentfree from self interest, we must say that, as a rule, our own things are not the best. The productions of our skilled labor are not always equal to those of the older countries. The only things we have any reason to boast of, are thope things produced of which we have nothing to do with, namely our natural resources and the gifts of God. I feel I am not going out of my way in sounding a note of warning to the press. I would warn the press of its decadence in its hold upon ihe people, and the weakening of its power to mold and guide public opinion. Ido not say this power has br-en lost, but most surely there ia great danger of it. How can it be otherwise, when the press panders to vicious tastes, and is recognized aa partisan in national matters?" At St. Andrew's Episcopal church this evening, Rev. Dr. Vandewater ar gued that it is nonsense to dwell on the fact that Columbus was a Roman Cath olic. Columbus lived at a time, he said, when he was obliged to be a mem ber of the Roman Catholic church, and that was all there was to it. COLUMBUS WAS A BAD MAN. At the Brick Presbyterian church, Rev. Henry Van Dyke denounced Co lurabua as immoral, dishonest, and, in effect, an impostor. It was Ood, said Mr. Van Dyke, who discovered Colum bus, and used him as an agent in the discovery of America. It was the King of Kings who was back of that avarice and cruelty which Colum buß displayed, and caused tbe voyage to be made. It was certain Columbus obtained money under false pretenses on at least one occasion. He was other wise immoral and guilty of great cruel ty, and responsible for the West Indian slave trade that marks a dark spot in the history of the old world. At Fifty-ninth street and Eighth ave nue, today, Italian workmen spent sev eral hours raising the shaft of a Colum bus monument. The shaft is 27 feet in height and four feet from the ground, and will be surmounted by a heroic statue of Columbus. COLUMBUS'S REMAINS. The Dust of Old Chris Offered to Uncle Bam for a Loan. Chicago, Oct. B.—A News Washington special says: A queer Btory is told by one of the world's fair commisßioners, who claims that he learned during a recent visit to the state department that the remains of Christopher Columbus had been offered to the United States as security for a $100,000 loan, at 6 per cent interest. The offer was made by President Heureux, of San Domingo. The commissioner states that, although the proposition was that the remains should be taken in security for a loan, it is generally believed about the state department that this was merely a deli cate way of preparing an absolute Bale. The proposition was rejected, aa the authorities in Washington have no authority to make such purchases or loans. FESTIVITIES IN SPAIN. The Queen Regent Participates ln the Columbus Celebration, Cadiz, Oct. 9.—The queen regent and royal party, en route to Huelva to attend the Columbus celebration, were welcomed on arriving here, with thun derous salutes from the forta and from the Spaniah and foreign men-of-war in the harbor. The queen regent and party attended mass at the cathedral this morning, and then embarked on the Conde Venadelo, which will Btart for Huelva tomorrow morning. Tonight the city and harbor are illuminated, presenting a brilliant spectacle. Huelva, Oct. 9.—A grand banquet was given this evening to the members of the congresa of Americanists. Speechea were made, expressive of the cordiality nnd friendship existing between the different nations. The President Unable to Attend. Washington, Oct. 9.—Owing to the condition of Mrs. Harrison's health, the president has concluded that it will be out of his power to participate in the social events to which he has been as signed in the Columbia celebration in New York the present week. He has therefore requested Vice-Preßident Mor ton to take his place. It is possible the president may make a hurried trip to New York to review the military pro cession Wednesday, but even this is not ijefinitely settled. Italians in Philadelphia Celebrate. Philadelphia, Oct. 9.—Fifteen hun dred Italians, members of the United Italian aocietiea in Philadelphia, under the patronage of Chevalier A. Raybaudi Massiglia,,royal Italian consul, with fly ing colors marched to the Roman Cath olic church of St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi, this afternoon, and paid a tribute to the memory of Columbus. UNRULY REDSKINS. The (Spirit of Unrest Bainpant Among the Sioux. Omaha, Neb., Oct. 9.—Dr. V. T. Mc- Gillicuddy, of Rapid City, S. D., well known as one of the best posted men in the country on Indian matters, ia in Omaha, having jußt come from Pine Ridge agency. Talking today to a Bee reporter, he said : "I don't wish to pose aB an alarmist, but the situation at Pine Ridge is not at all satisfactory just at present, and has no immediate pros pects of improving. The Indiana are sullen, and in many ways show a resent ful feeling, and unless something is done to counteract this, there ie danger of trouble here next spring. The Messiah spirit iB not dead, and tbe whites must not depend upon the statement that tbe Indians are no longer considering the promise made by Sitting Bull and other medicine men who led the trouble two years ago. While there is no open dancing, there is quiet discussion of the Bubject, and the fact that the promise was that the Messiah would come after two springs, which would bring the time in the spring of 1893, is being carefully kept in mind by the In dians. The government recently paid the Indians at Pine Ridge $85,000, and this was used as an argument that the great father fears hia red eons, else why should he seek to buy them off? Then the return from Fort Sheridan of Short Bull and Kicking Bear has added an other disturbing element to the already deeply stirred state of affairs at Pine Ridge. A most significant thing ia the fact that there have been communica tions between the various tribes of a secret and apparently important na ture during the summer. There is a line of communication well established and constantly used between Indian territory and British America, and the Indians all along the line understand each other." A Permanent Quarantine Station. Camp Low, N. J., Oct. 9.—The quea tion of making Camp Low a permanent federal quarantine station is practically settled by tbe announcement that, on the recommendation of Surgeon General Wyman, permanent buildings will be erected, of sufficient strength and suita ble capacity, to contain a complete steam disinfecting plant. Dr. Newton Not a Heretic. Baltimore, Oct. 9.—Bishop Potter ia authority for the statement that Rev. Heber Newton will not be tried for her esy. Tbe committee appointed to in vestigate the charge has completed its report, and this is in the hands of Bis hop Potter. It is understood the report is favorable to Dr. Newton. Ypnr fall suit should be made by Getz. Fine tailoring, best fitter, large stock. 112 W«at Third atreet. PUGET SOUND DISASTER. Collision of the Willamette and Premier. A Deadly Crash in the Midst of a Dense Fog. Several of the Premier's Passengeis Killed and Many Wounded. The Teasels Interlocked So They Ooald Not Be Farted — The Prrmier a Total Lots—The Captains' Conflicting Stories. By tho Associated Press. Seattle, Wash., Oct. 9.—The steamer Premier, which was sunk in a collision yesterday, left Port Townsend about 1:30 p. m. for Seattle, in a heavy fog, blowing her whistle continuously. When off Point No Point another whistle was sounded close by, and almost im mediately afterward a terrific crash was heard. The fore cabin of the Premier was smashed to splinters, and the prow of the Willamette was found jammed right into the bow of the Premier. The Willamette was laden with coal and was on her way from Seattle to San Francisco. There were a number of men in the Premier cabin, one of whom was killed, together with a boy. The steward, who was in the sa loon eating his dinner, was instantly killed. Several other passengers were jammed in the debris. Some of them were seriously wounded, and all more or less bruised. The stem of the Willamette was so deeply imbedded in the Premier that the passengers scrambled over the broken woodwork onto the collier. The ladies were handed up first, followed by the wounded as fast as they could be removed. Men with broken limbs, and both men and women with bleeding faces and bodies, were helped up. It was soon seen to be impossible to draw off the Williamette without sink ing the Premier. So Captain Anderson determined to forge ahead, driving be- 1 fore him the steamer .spiked to his bow. ' He forced her back on the beach, but was so tightly wedged in that he could ' not back off without dragging the Pre- 1 mier with him. The tug Goliah, towing 1 out a schooner, was hailed, and she took 1 off the passengerß, bearing them to Seattle, where they arrived about mid night. The receding tide left both ves sels stranded, and still interlocked and no further news can be obtained tonight. Tt ie feared that the bow of the Willamette was partly stove in. Although the whole affair occurred in a few moments, and the passengers quickly recovered from the momentary shock and fright, there were some piti able scenes. One man, whose name is unknown, was crazed with fear, and im mediately sprang overboard and was drowned. FURTHER DETAILS. The Body of One More Victim Found. The Vessels Pulled Asunder. Port Townsend, Wash., Oct. 9.—The body of one more victim of yesterday's collision between the steamer Premier ' and the collier Willamette, was discov- 1 ered today, It is that of William Rich- J ardson, a contractor living in Tacoma, , but engaged in building the new custom i house at this place. His body was found on the main deck, jamrnedunder the gang plank against the starboard : side of the vessel. , After the Premier was beached and . had put lines out on shore, it was . thought that at high tide, with the aid of the Goliah, the Willamette could pull away, but the platen of the two vessels had become so locked that the combined efforts of the Goliah and tug Tacoma could not pull them apart. Her stern was free, but she was aground amid- ! ships, and fears were felt that her back would break when the tide went out. Later in the day a more successful ef fort was made. The tugs Goliah and Tacoma pulled the ships apart, and the Premier sank to the bottom, the water coming up to the main deck rail at half tide. The Willamette was taken to Seat tle by the tug Tacoma, CAPTAIN QILBAY'S STORY. The masters of the two vessels give different versions aB to the cause 6f the collision, and Captain Bernard Gilbay said: "I was on deck with the pilot at the time, and we were trying to locate the other vessel. There was a dense fog and I was blowing my whistle three times a minute. I heard another vessel's whistle blowing every once in a while, but not so often as mine. I kept, the Premier well to the right and had turned her one and a half points in that direction, thinking, of course, the other vessel would do the same. Only five minutes before the collision we had passed the Kingston in that way. All at once the Willamette blew two whistles and an other short one, and almost itn medi ated the crash came. We had slowed down to about eight or nine knots, and when the Willamette's three whistles sounded, I reversed at once. None of my crew lost their presence of mind, and as they came to report for duty, I directed some to get the boats ready and some to rescue the wounded and dead. We got the latter out of the wreckage within 20 minutes. Those able to take care of themselves stepped on board the Willamette." captain Hansen's version. Captain Hansen, of the Willamette, gives hia version of the affair as follows: "We left Seattle between 10 and 11 o'clock in a thick fog, which continued until shortly before reaching Point No Point, when it lifted a little. A short distance further on we ran into it again, and I sounded my whistle about once a minute as a warning. I had a double lookout, and also another officer on the bridge with me, and aa we heard another whistle sounding, we were on the alert all the time. I heard another whistle on the starboard side, and signaled two whistles, which meant that both vessela should go to the port side (left), PKICE FIVE CENTS. wMotio r ? m ' Br o n, y«n«wered with one whistle, which she was sounding all the all, but only a warning. All at once I saw a vessel loom up across the Willam ette's bow. My ship waß i mm! diatX reversed or as soon as a vessel of 3000 tons could be reveraerj when going at full speed; but it was too late I had slowed down 15 minutes before we struck, so we were not going fast. If wo had, we should have gone clear throueh the Premier." 6 DRUGGED AND BOBIIKD A Tacomn Real Estate Broker's Tragic Death In I'hiladc:i»hla. Philadelphia, Oct. 9.—Chester Gries sener, a real estate broker of Tacoma, Wash., died in the Philadelphia hospital from supposed effects cf opium, believed to have been administered to him in a low lodging house at 425 Spruce Btreet yesterday morning. Grieesener had been stopping at one of the hotels here for the past eight or nine months. He told them at the hotel that he was a real estate broker in Tacoma, and that his visit here was upon business mat ters. Gnessener seemed alwave to have plenty of money, and made" freouent trips to adjacent cities. According to the atory told by himself at the hojpital before he died, ho came back here on Friday morning from one of his trip, and landed at the Arch street wharf. He says he was met by two men and induced to entir a cab. and waa taken to the house at 425 Spruce street, where he was found dyinir last night by the police. That he had not been taken directly there, however, is shown by the docket of a police magistrate, before whom he was fined on Friday for refusing to pay cab fare. At the time of his arrest for refusing to pay a cabman, he had as 8 companion a well-known thief named Hugh McDevitt. As Griessener had no money at the time of his arrest, he had to pawn his watch to pay his fine. He left the station house accompanied by McDevitt, and was then probably taken to the lodging house. Griessener had no recollection of what took place there un til Saturday morning. He took breakfast that morning with McDevitt, his mis tress, a woman named Kate Eberting, and another woman. After breakfast he says they gave him something to drink, and he lost consciousness almost im mediately afterwards, and remembered nothing more until a few minutes be fore 11 o'clock last night, shortly before the police came to the place. He was taken to the hospital, where he exhibited Btrong symptoms of opium poisoning, complicated by indications of delirium tremens. After telling his story, Griessener became delirious, in which condition he remained until he died this afternoon. When taken to the hospital, Gries sener's overcoat was mitsing. Ho had no money, although he said he had con siderable when he arrived here. Two hand bags he had with him had disap peared, also, and the only thing left him wias a revolver. McDevitt and the Eberting woman have been held to await the coroner's inquest. MEXICO'S GAIN. The New Survey Moves the Boundary- Line Southward. San Antonio, Tex,, Oct. 9.— F. P. Car rillo, a merchant of Frontera, Mexico, which town is supposed to be located on the line between Mexico and the ,Un:' j States, arrived today. He states that the international boundary surve« is complete some distance past that place, and the old boundary line is grei.' ly changed. The custom house at Fronts i was found to be nearly four miles so.tb of the line. Several rich mining pi<->p erties, which for the past several y« were worked under the United Ste es mining laws, are in Mexico, under Ihe new survey, and the owners are c: cised, as it means a heavy loss to th» on account of duties on ore whicl is smelted in the United States. MURDER AND ARSON. The Horrible Fate of a Farmer and Hia Family. Toledo, Ont., Oct. 9.—About 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon the residence of J. J. Luskey, sr., a farmer residing four mileß from this place, was noticed to be on fire. Neighbors ran to the place at once and found both outside doors locked and tbe house all in flamea on the outside. On breaking in the front door the bodies of Mr. and Mrs. Luekey and their daughter were found on the floor at the foot of the stairs, burned be yond recognition. Mr. Ltißkey had been at Smith's Falls, and was seen return ing home half an hour before the fire broke out. A Terrible Prairie Fire. Huron, S; D., Oct. 9—A terrible prairie fire started seven miles northwest of this city this afternoon, burning a a stretch of country ten miles wide by twenty miles long. The towns of Broad land and Hitchcock narrowly escaped destruction. The citizen 3 turned out and fought the fire till dark, aided by a large force from this place. The country burned over is thickly settled by pros perous farmers, many of whom have lost everything. Up to 8 o'clock tonight the fire was still raging, though lees fiercely. An Unmanageable Train. Clarksburg, W. Va., Oct. 9. —Ashift- ing train on the new West Virginia and Pittsburg railroad became unmanage able on a heavy grade, near Weston, last, evening, aud ran away. Rounding a curve it ran into a work car, on which were six men. John Curran, superin tendent of the Youngatown Bridge com pany, James Lawrence, Pascobe Parises and a laborer whose name is not learned, were killed, and the others probably fatally hurt. Republican Charges. New York, Oct. 9.—The Republican national campaign committee gave to the press tonight a typewiitteri state ment, charging the Democratic national committee with conppiring to colonize in thiß city, for election purposes, large numbers of negroes from Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, and also to buy up thousands of colored floaters in thiß city and Btate. A Burning Town. Reynolds, N. D., Oct. 9.—A bank and hardware store burned at Cumings. Tbe fire iB still raging, and the town ia i threatened.