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C?blIWing Mm ^ntfUiijmrcr. "VOLUME XLVI-NUMBER 83. WHEELING. W. YA., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1897. PRICE TWO CENTS. THERE IS HUMOR AND TRAGEDY In the Klondike Gold Field* Where They Walt for l'ood. THE LAST STEAMER'S CARGO rmmUtcd of Bad Wliiskv and In digestible UiJliurd Halls. THE STORIES OF STARVATION Told bf ThOM IVhoWirt l.aclty Knouyh to Get Away From Diumu City?Miners Leaving Thowaudi of Dollars llchiuil Tltem and Fitting to Clvlllxatlon. Would Itather be Sore of a Found of Pood Than Ton of Gold?The Mad limit Ilna Turned tli? Oilier Way?It Is Comparatively Gaif to Clot I1H0 the ICIoudlke llegloa, but Haclt More Difficult to Get Out?borne of thef Fancy Frlces I'ald for Eatables?A Sac^ of Floor Only Coats 975 and a Fouuif of Bacon Can be Purchased for 91. SATTLE, Waah., Nov. 28.?Twentyfive men arrived here to-day on the City of Seattle direct from Dawson City, They were divided Into two parties, the last one of which left Dawson October 16. They consisted of Thomas M&ffee, sr., Thomas Ma#ee, Jr., of San Francisco;' "Swift Water Bill" Galets, Joe Boyle, William Husklns, F. Eck crt, II. Robinson, II. Laymond, Bert Xason, John W. Brauer, W. 11. Cham-? bers, E. W. Pond, E Ash, J. Gillespie, Thomas Wilson, P. il. Graw, Jack Dalton, William Leak, Arthur Celine, Joseph Fairburn, J. Smith, T. Warren and Jim Stephenson. They came out over the Dalton trail. They are reI'ortod to have between them $60,000 in drafts und $200,000 In nuggets. All tell stories of a food shortage at Dawson that is almost a famine. The last person to leave Dawson was Jack Dalton. When he left the steamers Alice and Bella 4>ad reached there loaded light. It Is said that the Bella's cargo consisted of whisky and billiard balls. She brought no provisions. The Canadian government mounted police chartered the Bella and gave all who wished a free pass to the Yukon. The Bella Is reported to have left about October 12 with 200 men. According to the statements made by member? of the Dalton party, there is liable to be trouble of the most serious Hind this winter in Dawson. Billy Leak told one of the men in the party ahead of him, whom he met at Dyea, that all the people talk about at Dawson was the food famine, aien were gathering in groups and curling with might and main the | nowcomm-n that were constantly coming Into Klondike loaded with scarcely any provisions. The mounted police were offering free transportation to tho grub 1 placers further down the Yukon to Fort | Yukon, but to the countless hundreds who had labored hard all through the Fummer accumulating a grub stake, the prospect was uninviting, to say the least. The men figured that It would take all their earnings In gold to pay their living expenses at Fort l'ukon during the winter, and that in the spring they wouia not even nave cnnugn icit 10 pay passage money back to Dawson, to say nothing of purchasing enough food' to subsist on until they could get started again. To these poor fellow3 the offer of the mounted police was no better than the prospect at Dawson of being compelled to live on half rations until the supply boats could reach the diggings In, the spring. John "W. Brauer, the United States mall carrier, who left Dawson September 27, said: 4 "There Is only one salvation for the miners who are now at Dawson City, and that Is for them to undertake the awful winter trip from Dawson to Fort Yukon, a distance of 400 miles. There Is no food at Fort Yukon, there Is none at Dawson, and Just as sure as the stars shine, terrible suffering will be the fate of the Dawson miner unless he leaves there before spring. I will make my statement that when I left Dawson the men who wero there had on an average four months' supply of food. Bom? of thern did not have a month's supply and some had four or five. The restaurant closed the night I left. It had been selling nothing but beefsteak, for which the hungry paid $2.D0. When the people realized that tho boats would be unable to get up the river, they knew that starvation threatened them and the great stampede began. "The first to leave went to Fort Yuken. I guess there were about ten In the party that left the first day. one beat that camo up from Fort Yukon with several newspaper men aboard, among thom correspondent Ham Wall and a Mr. MoGllvruy. They brought the news that the Hamilton bud unloaded all her cargo and tried to get over tho bur light and failed In her effort** though she drew but two feet ?f water, This news Increased the oxcitement and made the rush toward food centers all the greater. On Hept"inhor 14 Bert Nelson, of Heattle, and myself left Circle City and Mtart'd '<> pole up the river to Dawson City, a distance of 200 miles. At tht? time we ' lart?'d from Circle City the minors had *bout taken their departure, it took -sfleveh uays and three hours to make h" Journey, arriving nt Dawson City miIhm 20. Captain Hanson, with two Indluns who hud left Fort Yukon, boat us into Dawson by about one hour ?nd n half. Hanson gathered the Daw City miners together anfl jnnde n Hiort sneoeh. in which ho udvlsod all I did not bnve provisions to bint, the 1 int'r to go to civilisation or try and i?soh points In tho Yukon river country where It was known food could b<- so. ?urod. f "That night was the greatest oiio In the history of Dawson City, The miners, a* foon nH they hoard tho n"\ve. mad" 1 "?ty preparations to get out, and ' 'Kliifall saw tho sold i?< okers and men ho ran to-day *HI out for many thou ? itids of dollars, h aving by thousands 'i down tho river (m' up tho rlvor points ho imp. Mt'amor 1CI nit uk, which was nako the trips from Dawson to Pally, horr th?? .l?ok Indian trail starts, was | '?ight Into play, rthe was hesiogod would br? passenger* who ofTereo a* ' 'Kh ISIMI Mint th' v tnlsht bo aboard " I'll" "lie trindo h'f Jmtrtiey of 17*i mlb I'ells. The i?ltikiik |of| liawnon on afternoon of HepMnb'-r :'.'i with i!iv" "r 'If'**" passengf rs i It" nexl day wo made Up u party including Herbert Raymond, of Seattle; liert Nelson, of Seattle; Harry Robertson, of Ban Francisco, and myself. We started ui> the river in a small river boat, the same one we had used in going from Circle City to Dawson. We left Dawson about 2 p. m. and were soon on our way up the river. "While .lack Dalton left Dawson a couple of days later, the situation there then va? the same as it was when we left, and I oan tell you in a few word*, the only thing you could possibly buy was sugar, baking powder, spices and some dried fruit. No flour, bacon or anything of that kind could t>.? purchased from any of the stores, simply because they dl?l not have them. So long as the stores had any provisions, prices remained the same. I want to say that the stores treated the men all right under all the circumstance*, never advancing the prices, knowing a shortaee was rnmlni? nnJ knp?- thft they had but to ask for high prices and receive It. I can relate, however, an Instance where a private party ?old ?o a miner a sack of flour for $75 and bacon at II per pound." If. A, Ferguson sald\ "The situation at Dawson was relieved by the exodus to Fort Yukon. I doubt If there will be any actual starvation there, but there will a shortage. The old-timers have provision? onouah* to carry them through. The ?4.r,re.?. are practically clean out. All they would jsell was Ave pounds of sugar to rhe man. Flour could not be bought at all. One or two Packs were quickly picked up at $200 per sack. "Wages are still J If. per day. but they nre aufe to go down to SS by next summer, and $8 a day there Is no more than |1 CO a day outside." Tho-maa Magee, sr., the well known Ran Francisco capitalist. ln> an Interview with the correspondent of the As8Delated Press, said: "The excitement over the failure of the steamers, to bring food up to Dawson continued whon the Daltou party left. The police took charge for two datrs of the stores and warehouses of the Northwestern and Alaska Commercial Company aa rv precaution only. Flour was soiling at 12 a r^und and.no sale of less than fifty pounds was made. No plana have yet been formulated to avert the starvation of those who are short of provisions. Those well suppiled have not much sympathy with those who are short because of the fact that the majority of theso latter went In with little food, although abundantly warned at Lake Bennett In advance. "It had not been discovered up to October Ifi, who shot the two men In Dawson, who were caught stealing food. One was found dead; fhe other fatally wounded, and died at the Catholio hos pltal. It Is believed that a secret organization exhsts for the purpose of shooting: down thieves. The organization of tountlng parties for the winter to hunt moose was talked of and will be carCled out. Dysentery and accompanying features were general at Dawson last Bummer, caused by the swamps on which the business of the town Is built and poor drainage and sewerage. The sickness will be worse next summer. The river wnter was bad. but there Is one spring: of water out at ttie Catholic hospital. Nothing: was talked but the grub election. The solution will probably l>e n public committee to gather up voluntary or enforced contributions. The food thus gathered Is to be publicly dispensed and paid for by work or <*nsh, by those to whom It Is given. The Yukon river practically closed twice about September 30 and again about October 25. but the ice ran out fipaln and left the river free, so that the parties who had taken chances of being loft out In the wilderness, most of them* short of provisions, probably got to Dawson, or near It. This opening of the river twice was a phenomenon never known to occur before. Th*re was no new mining excitement. With a persistence heretofore unexplained, many nndlAa Trrvm TMnrann nn trail nn now comers. wont up the Stewart river. Nothing whatever except good claims, hnve yet been discovered there. The belief, however. is that rich dl?c<grerlefl will bo made there. Jack Dalton and Mr. Moloney, n lawyer of Juneau. have purchased of Hugh Ferguson nnd Alexander McDonald. Skookum claims numbers 1 and 2, for $82,500. It Is reported that a large advance has been offered to the buyers. Skookum claims arc looking tip because Bomeof them have yielded inftlnl work as large returns as nny found elsewhere. Thomas Magee. Jr., has purchased Interests ot> Home of the best crooks, Kldorado, Bonanza, and Skookum. He will return to develop those claims very early In the spring. Business liv connection with them was what 'brought him out. An agent of the ttothscbllds who invested sixty thousand dollars last fall,has made .imngcments to return In the spring. Been two of the failure of the September steamers to take passengers down the Yukon early enough to give reasonable assurance that ocean connections would bo made at St. Michaels, hundreds wiio were Intensely anxious to get out of the country for the winter will later trv to get out over the ice and lakes with dogs and sleighs this winter. Many of them will suffer nrcatly because competent guides nnd dogs are both scarce. The people there are being largely prevented from' developing the enormously rich country by nearly utter isolation nnd scarcity of food. "T!i* work to be done Is sufficiently hard nnd trying at best and its great difficulties should not be increased. A railroad I* the real want. If steamboats were run from Lake Bennett to Dawson they could not travel continuously. A railroad would be for all of the year. Th? Dalton trail goes over a verv easy country of remarkably light gradrn. A r.'ailiiorgOP, of Han Francisco, (a in the field, surveying a route. We passed him fourteen miles from Chllkat. Ho Is reported to have capital behind him. lb* said his company will begin work by the first of January. Somewhere ouartK and placer mined of great extent and rlohnesa are to be foltnd In that country. through which we passed everywhere. nnd It Is my deliberate opinion that California an.I Australia ntn likely to hnve their past and present vast mines outdistanced by the development of Hie yext ten years In that wide legion. In Haying this, T am not dreaming of lidding stimulus to the wild and I blind heller skelter rush of aimless people, who have been, nnd will be tumbling In all sorts of unprepared shaken into that wild country. II M r ru i Illy pfophnalnd nt Dawion that there would next nummer and fall l?e nearly as great a number of mil - I 1 eoees as of Incomer* Home very rich 1 strikes, none of which were made last fall and summer, nny change this | 'i r iu< portatlon both wnv* on the river I ' can Imi'dly be overdone." l.i th" 'Inlon of Mi4. Mflffee no su"i amount as $1,000,000 whs brought doivn .1 the steamer a verv smnll amount of /r<r|d dtiH ean t?e brought overlrtiid nnd > did ol think that tli drafts carried v. hvigii-in and Leak, wr'nu hid the l.i,. i amount, would hoover fifty | ihouMud dollar* I t TOPICS TREATED In the Forthcoming Message of President McKiulcy. ADMINISTRATION'S ATTITUDE On the Cuban Question will not be Changed, EXCEPT WHERE NECESSARY. Will Give Spain a Chance to Uo b?r Only. On Monetary Matters the Prealdeui win Take uo Advanced Ground , Leaving to Cougresa the Reaponalbllltr of Evolving the Itcqnlslle Legislation?Civil Her rice Reform Will not bo Conajiicuoue Althoygh Hoine Mortification* May be UctonwneiiiUil. Special Dispatch to th? Intelligencer. WASHINGTON, Nov. 28.-The President's message to CoogresB la nearly completed, and through various channels portions of It have become known, or, at least bo much of his views on leading topics as to give a clear understanding of kis position. It is known, for example, that there will be no change in tho attitude of tho administration towards Spain on the Cuban question, except where late developments in the diplomats way have rendered change necessary. Th?? general trend is to conservative action on the Cuban matter, in view of the fact that SpaJn has conceded every point made in an Interceseary way by this country. The recommendation will he to give Spain a chance to do her duty by Cuba. The President will take no advanced ground on the monetary question. It is believed he will merely call attention to the varlou* suggestion* made by the treasury officials, without making recommendations, leaving to Congress the responsibility of evolving the n*ccs?ary legislation. lie will thuj tiyat Secretary Gage's plan for the reform of the currency, neither endorsing nor disapproving. He will, however, take the gTound that when a greenback is once redeemed i it should not be agatn paid out, except for gold. Tliis is in connection with the subjeot to be Introduced In Secretary I Cage's report. f^hHI sopi-lcrt rpfnrm tHll nrnhablv not bo conspicuous as a feature of the message. In this connection it may be said the senate committee on the civil service *111 present a report of the work It has done In the way of collecting data since j rhe last session of Congress. Senator j Prltchard, the committer chairman,when here the other day was quoted as saying that there would be a report made with a recommendation for slight modifications, btit he did not specify what these modifications would consist of. Senator Elklns, a member of the committee, said to-night that the recommendations had not been formulated. There had been suggestions made of exempting deputy collectors of internal revenue and sundry other officials, possibly deputy marshals, from the operation of the law, but this, he believed, would now be somewhat modified, in vie*' of the last executive order. The sena-tor could not say what the final conclusions of the oommJttee would be. There will i bo measures introduced in ixun nouses almost as soon as Congress convenes for I a modification of the civil servlo* law. Some of these measures will be radical, and if insisted upon will, it 1s believed, defeat action altogether. The general J opinion expressed of the temper of Congress is that a conservative modification will receive a majority of both branches of Congress, and, so far as now known, suom a measure will receive the votes of | tho representatives from West Virginia. Hirr'i* ConniKlrnm. I Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 2S.-A j Rood appointment of wlilch Senator EIklns iias been nasured will Ik> given to a Weat Virginian 18 that of supervising: Inspector of steamboats for the seventh division, a position which pays $3,000 | per year. T)ie man for the place has not yet been selected.but It Is understood the choice lies between iwo applicants. Col. ItarmcK'i Appointment. , Special Dlppntch to the Intelllgenesr. WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 28,-Col( onel James I. Barrack's appointment un[ dor tho government of the Dlstrlot of Columbia, heretofore anticipated In the I Intelligence!*, Is made to take effect l:ie j llrat of December, llrakriimu I'ninllf injured' Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer, , WESTON, W. Vft? Nov. 2S.-Charles ! Bee, a broJceman on n W. Va. & P. | freight train, fell from a moving car | Just above here last evening, and was terribly mangled. lie cannot recover. MAIL ROBBERIES | ICtpUlnnl Ujr Arrtit o(? t'Ktitiurith letter Carrier?Caught In ilir Am. PITTSBURGH, Nov. 28.-PostofIlce Inspector! Gorman and Owing* madenn arrest to-night which they bellevo will ! lead to the unearthing of a gang of mall robbors. John C, Hutchinson, who has been a letter carrier In the Pittsburgh j postolTlec since 1K?3, was detected in the net of taking a letter containing $12 from the Hlroet box at Hmlthfleld and Diamond streets. He was allowed to go I to the Office, one block distant, with hln trip, and was arrested when leaving the ] ofllco a very short time later. The lotI t??r and money were found on Ids person. , The decoy letter hud been sealed with | "filling wax before being deposited In the box. When taken from Hutchinson I the Hi'iil was apparently Intact, yet the money was in IiIm hand, tightly rolled Into a wad. Hutchinson brftke down and confessed hli guilt. He Impllontes no accomplices, but the officials fool rerlnln there are others who have been working with him In a systematic rilling of Jotters, and more arreats are expected, _ TOLDIJf A FEW LINER Judge Holt, on Huturdny, paused ttpon the qualification* of the twelve challenge l talesmen in the ftalhnin trial, standing eight *?r them. The trlfll will be resumed to-day at Parsons. The will of John H. KeMiam wna filed for probate in Chicago, Saturday, lie If lives all his properly i?? the woman he married In Milwaukee, Mrs. Minnie WdlInco Walkii|>. She In a beneficiary to the amount of |2flft,000. The effort made to prove the Insanity ?>f John Morgan, the murderer of the (Ireen family, of Jackson eotiwy.W. Va , wn'?i fill lie. I0x|irrts who examined him have llled Iheir reports with the governor, My that h" la perfectly sail", but of a d?pi uvrd IHtUltb A MURDER MYSTERY Cloittl ap bf (lie i'onfcMtoM of Uie " Wouiau C?mm-A Pmlltlvflbr Thorn-Hack Tragedy* KORIUSTOWX. Pa., Nov. 2S.-Fotlowirrg upon the arrest In Newark, K. J , of James A. Cleaner, charged with complicity In the murder ct Mrs. Emma P, Kalner, comes the story of on alleged confession by Llxxie DeKalb, declaring that the actual killing was done by Clemmer and not bf Charles O. Kaiser, husband of the murdered woman , who is under sentence of death for the crime. It ia said that the woman was prompted to confess by reading the confession of Mrs. Auguaia Nack, In the Ouldensuppe case in New York. According to Chief of Police William R&enbaugh, of Norriatown, the DeKalh wonum had reaalutelv maintained j her Innocence until she became deeply interested In the Thorn-Nack case. Its effect cm her became apparent when she sent for an official of the district attorney's oiftce to whom she sa^d: "I 11 nd myself In the same position as Mrs. Nack, and I don't propose to be caught any more than ?he was, I was 1*1 rayed into your hands by a sneaking lover, 3vho decoyed ine from Trenton^ and I am not going to put my neck In u noose to save Clemmer." This Is all said to have occurred some time ago, and It was through the revelations made by her that Clemmer was captured. She exhibited letters from ! him, showing that lie was living on Mulberry street, in Newark, under the name of Harry E. Young and earning a living by canvassing. She asserts that Clemmer killed Mrs. Knlser while Raised held her struggling in his arms. The party started from Norristown, | fhe said, for the ostensible purpose of j delivering to a customer some miles away, a crayon portrait made by Kalser, who was In that business. Tliey rode In two buggies, Mr. and Mrs. Kaiser la one and Clemmer and Llzsle DeKalb in the ojher. Before reaching their destination, however, the couples separated, with the understanding that Ck*mmer and Miss DeKalb were to overtake the Kaisers on the upper Merlon road on the way home. Continuing, the woman said: "At the appointed place we saw the Kaiser's buggy ahead, moving slowly. We drovo up close, and Clemmer Jumped out, leaving me to drive. He started to overtake them on foot. He had a revolver and was shivering with fear. Ho gave tho signal and the Kaiser's buggy stopped. At the same Instant Kaiser threw his arm around hl? wife's neck and ducked her head. She struggled frantically, and Clemmer, watching the terrible scene from his place beside the buggy, lost his nerve and hesltnted. Kaiser saw this and hissed at him: 'Shoot, you dog, or I'll kill every one of you.' Clemmer then pushed the revolver close to the woman's ear and fired. Her struggles ceased instantly and she fell over dead." According to the woman's story the dashboard of the buggy was so Bcratdied and the carpet so disarranged that they decided to change carriages to avert suspicion. The body was placed In the bu*gy vacated by Clemmer and MIbs PeKftlb and to strengthen Kaiser's subsequent story that highwaymen shot his wife, ho made Clemmer ahoat him in the arm, afterwards binding up the slight flesh wound thus lnflloted. Knlse!- got in the buggy and drove to Norristown with the corpse,while Clemmer and Miss DeKalb drove away In the other buggy. Kaiser's story of the supposed attack, robbery and killing by highwaymen, is well remembered. The truth of It was suspected from the first and a day or two afterwards, when the revolver was found on the road with the watch and other articles alleged to have been stolen, the husnnnu was arrested. Ah soon wr this news reached Clemmer nnd Miss DeKalb. they fled. The woman was caught In Philadelphia, about three weeks ago and was given a partial hearing, which was continued to December 20. Hereon fetwion Is said to have been kept secret so that Clemmer might not learn of his danger and leave the country. Chief of Police Rodenbaugh hae returned from Newark, and says the Identification of Clemmer Is complete. He will be brought here as coon as the proper forms of extfadl tlon law have been compiled with. His trial as well as that of Lizzie DeKalb. which will be held separately, will. In the light of recent developments, probnblv prove to be as sonsatlonal a* the Thorn-Nack case, with which It lias so many features in common. A CONVICTED KTJRDERER Trlra io Commit Hnlcltl* Hv StTSllonlng Powilcrt'l fllaii. LIBERTY, Mo.. Nov. 28.?In his cell In the county Jail this afternoon, WillJam Carr, under sentence to be hanged next month for drowning his threeyear-old child in the Missouri river, tried to commit suicide by swallowing n quantity of pounded glass. Although two hypodermic Injections were administered Carr failed to vomit the stuff, and It Is not known yet what the result will be. The county physician thinks ho will recover because of his giant strength. It appears that Carr had stolen n bottle of medicine from a fellow prisoner, spilled the contents on the floor, and l>outided the bottle Into small particles. These ho drank In n glass of water. When Deputy Sheriff Cave nnd Dr. flevler tried in administer the injection Carr fought like a flond, threatening to brain CAvo with a chair, and was only conquered by being chokeri until he was black in tho face. When Anally overpowered Carr begged the Jail ofncers to ehoke hlin to death. He will be placed In chains. HI nee his sentence was pronounced two weeks ago Carr has grown more sullen dally and repeatedly expressed a desire to be dead and "over with It all." TRAIN R0ltBF.HH CAUOHT. They Nrrnrert III* lloolf A Cn|ilU1 Offense In Nmt Mitlnn* ALBUQtttDXtQtJO. N. M . Nov. IIDistrict Attorney Finical, of this e||y, has received a telegram from Dalm Graham, the constable at Itlwbee, Arizona, saying that ho had apprehended three train robbers who held up the flanta Fe Pacific passenger tin in at (limits, three woks ago. The prisoners lire Jesse Williams, Tom Anderson and an unknown mini, The crime was committed in Valencia county in Mils Judicial dlitrlet and T\#h irlot Attorney Finical Irt HOW prriwirlng the papers to have the robbers <<xtni dlted from Arliona to this territory. While the exact amount of the booty secured bv these robbers Is not known, If ii.is been en limn fed between $2/1,(hn) nnd MOO,000 Train robbery h a i>ipitnl OfftflfS III IliiM trti 11 TV, io Ihnt If III,. men now arrested be proven guilty they will have to answer with thvli liven. DOWN WITH BADENL, Ana the Only Thlogl Left (or Him was to Comply. c ??? \ SEQUEL OF THE COMPLICATIONS < That Arose From the Tempest in S the Rcichsruth. _ 0 UKTDHN MINISTRY RFSIf.NS c /i KJ*J i nuin mititwtii) <.Mv.w4.w And Kmperor Joseph Isaacs a Pecree Dlasolvlng (lie Coiitiuaoua Performance of the (/nferhana?Stormy Mectlnga Held K*roteatlu? ARaluil the Policy of the Government'lierr Wolff, the Whistling SalolaC, le lXarhargrd From Cuatody~A Very Critical blaleofAflalra. ? I ,u VIENNA. Nov. 2*.?The members of the Austrian ministry to-day tendered their resignations to Emperor Francis Joseph, who accepted them and entriwted Baron Gairtflch, who holds the portfolio of public instruction of the retiring ministry, with the task of forming anew cabinet. This morning J2mperor Francis Joseph addressed an autograph letter to Count Radent decreeing the adjournment of the Relchsrath until further orders. During the assembling of the Relchsrath dense massif of people for the moat part workmen, thronged tho Ringetrasse from tho university to the outer gate of Hofburg. A charge by the mounted police with drawn swords falling to disperse them, a body of Hussars cleared the streets at th?> saber'.i point, many persons being wounded, The ambulance society Immediately sent two vans to attend the injured. At least 10,000 people gathered about the same time In front of the town hall and the provincial criminal court to demonstrate In favor oJ Herr Wolff, who wbh to be arraigned there on a charge of public violence committed ye.?rterday when being removed from the Unterhaus by the police acting under the orders of President Von Abrahamovlc. The police, with drawn swordj tllspersed them, one man's skull being fractured and two others being severely Injured. A third ambulance was sent to that point. Simultaneously meetings of workmen were held In various quarters of the city, but the police dissolved these, making twelve arrests. The streets became more quiet during tho afternoon, but at sunset thousands reassembled In the Frangesrlng and the Rathhaus park, .. -1 l~ nm?As4* I wnere iney uiuui&cu m aiuuu/ afratnst the government, tho passengers .in tho street cars and omnibuses who wont by, Joining in cries of "down with Badeni." Suddenly a change came over the scene. The report spread , like wildfire that Count Badeni had resigned. The demonstrations censed almost Instantly when tho news was confirmed by the police authorities and their subordinates, who announced to the people at various points that they were Instructed to Inform them of the cabinet's reelgnatlon. Dr. Lueger, the burgomaster of Vienna, driving through the crowds announced the resignation from his carriage, repeating It a little later from the windows of the town hall, with the addition tn&t Horr Gautsch had been appointed to form a cabinet. He appealed to the people to return quietly to their, homes. His announcement was greeted with thunders of applause and an extra edition of the Wiener Zeltung, with an official statement of the resignation, still J further reassured the populace. Upwards of 3,000 tried to organize a J demonstration In the early evening In front of the foreign office building, but thin was prevented by the closing of the approaches to the palace. After 8 o'clock the city was quiet. The Judge of the provincial criminal court discharged llerr Wolff from custody. There were demonstrations also nt Gratz. Prague and Asch, In Bohemia, but they were not of a serious character. The cabinet decided to resign about 2 1 o'clock this afternoon at a meeting of the council. Emperor Francis Joseph had c previously received Count Badeni, Baron 1 Banffy, the Hungarian prime minister, 0 Coufit Welsershelm, tho Austrian minister of national defence and Baron c (fautach. An order has been issued to tho rector r of the University of Vienna declaring the university closed for two days and 1 wnrnlng the students that In the event F of further excesses tho university will 1 remain closed Indefinitely. It was about 7 this evening when Herr 1 "Wolff was discharged nnd he was on- t cortcd to his residence by a large and 1 enthusiastic crowd. < It Is nsserted that the emperor at first i declined to accept the roslgnutlon of the i cabinet, but Count Baden 1 replied: i "Your majesty, I cannot take the re- ( sponslblllty. Hloodshed will ensue If I t remain In office." p Thereupon tho emperor reluctantly ac- , /epted the resignation. I As an Indication of the unprecendented character of the crisis, the police ate \ to-night distributing grat Is copies of the j Winner Zeltung announcing the reslg- c nation. , Baron Gautsch will form a neutral ( cabinet of governmental officials and , endeavor to nrmnge an understanding ? between the German and Czech leaders j on the language question. , llerr Wolff, when arrested yesterday, . In tho Holchsrath, roslntcd with such | energy that he hroko a way u portion of j his seal. It took nix constables to overpower him. Twice he sprung out of tin* rob In which he was being carried to Ihe police station: nnd as It drove off with him at a furious paco, he shouted to the crowd: "Pooplo of Vienna, don't t" lei your dopuly Wolff be arrested." fl The constables tbrunt him back into 1 the cab, throw n while muUb?r over his moufh and held It tbore. There Is no 1 doubt that this arrest, together with the ' fact that tho Ltlegerlm y ?terd?iy, r, y lug that the popular discontent was rapIdly growing, abandoned their fenco nttltude and espoused tho obstructionist cause, was tho chief clement that 1 brought about th?? sudden turn of events, Vlftlm*??f ii llfillcr ICiplotlon, PITTHnUlUHl, Nov. LS.- One man > was killed and five others badly Injured , this evening, the result of bailer ? vpln. t slon at the ?rtd MiMrehead A Mel,?^n blast fumace, operated by 1/uitridln K- f Co. The vlotinm are: Dead, John Mul* * l??n. Itiiurod, Hanford Ami' , fhvmnn; John IMorpont, iloliti K a racy, William , M?-Cailhy. lltwnnn, ami mi. n <\ m.in, nam# not known, Mullen died r)x?rii> after the Accident, after suffering Itrten agony. Ills b nly was literally c<??*,cd i by escaping slmun, Antes f,\ v, urins and leal firing Uftdly molded ills condltlon Is critical. Th?? others will recover, Tito cause of the explosion Is a u?y.?tery. I THE DREYFUS AFFAIR. i Sensational I?abllc*tlon of Coast B*> UrhtJ.ji'i Ullin Cult * Niw I.lgUI on the Hotter. PARIS, Nov. 28.?The Figaro fee* a used a sensation to-day (n connection rtth the Dreyfus affair, by publishing everal letters purporttng to have been rrttten by Comte Ferdinand Walrtn Efcerhaay. who has been accused by M. Ichouerer-Kestner, one of the vloe presents of the senate, ot being the author if the unsigned letter wWch led to the ondenuiatlon of Dreyfus. In one of them, after expressing hl? mention to enter the Turkish service, omte Kt>t?rha?y is represented m sayng: "1 shall not leave wlrhout having: playd a trick of my own on those amiable frenchmen," Other passages Illustrating vthe oharae?*r of the letter follow: "Our cowardly and ignorant grwu -hlefs will go once more to people Gernan prisons. "I should be perfectly happy If I were old I was to be killed to-morrow as a aptaJn of UhJans sabering Frenchmen." "I am capable of great thing* or crime* f that could avenue me. 1 would not mrm a Utile dog, but I would have a iiuulrotl thousand Frenchmen killed k-lth pleasure." ComK? Esterhazy proceeds to say tha Fronehmcp are not worthy of the carridges Intended to kill them." and he onjured up a "dream of festivity" In the ihape of the pillage of Pa?"te by a huaIred thousand drunken soldiers. Interviewed by reporters to-day as to he publications In the Figaro of letters iurportIng to be of his authorship,Counts teterhaxy displayed great Indignation, nd declared that they were forgod by he friends of Dreyfus, who, he said, had aken words and sentences from his leters and'pleced them together by a proess with which he was acquainted. He aid also that he had been warned some lays back that such a publication would " ie made. L<? Jour doubts the authenttdly of the tiers. Shortly after Figaro appeared \>mte Esterhazy visited General Pelieux. who wa? appointed by General taussler, the military governor of Paris, o conduct the Investigation of the harges which have been brought against itm and protested against what he al?ges Is a frttfh calumny. A semi-official note to-night says that JeneraJ Pellleux's Investigation was alnost finished, but that he will now exmine into the authenticity of these liters. then he will aot with absolute Impartiality, and see to It that satisfaction a Riven to the honor of the army, to ustlce and truth. General Pellieux this aftornoon Interogated Colonel Pecquart, who was sum nonpu irum lumn in wmnrouun wun ine >reyfus affair, and whoso statements rere reported to bo the basis of the accuatlons originally brought against Oomte Ssterhazy. As cabled to the Associated Press Satirday, the Figaro of that day said that *en??ral Pellleux had seized letters writen by Comte Esterhazy to several perons, In white the writer had Insulted and violently attacked the heads of the iVench army. According to the IntranIgennt of Saturday, Colonel Pioquart lad been sentenced to thirty days detention in a fortress for hl? reflection! on ?omte Esterhazy. Prior to the Figaro's mbllcatlon the letters referred to in the oregolng It was understood In Paris that he result of General Pellleux's inquiry irould be announced Tuesday to General Allot, minister of war. In a letter referring to an actress. 7omte Estherhazy, la represented as vritlng: "I am quite at the mercy of this IroloHZ (contemptible creature) if I nake the slightest mistake toward her. wish I was in Slam and could make ter follow me there. One of my spahls nuskets going off, an if by chance, TERRIBLE TYPHOON n 111* Philippine UlniicU?An Awful Dla* fcr Overtaken tlir lnhnbllanta?A,000 Native* mul 400 Knropeana Killed. Man)' Towiii Obliterated* SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28,-Tho ty>hoon which swept over the Philippine sland3 oa tho 6th of Octobor warn the si use of one of t kp worst disaster? that las been reportw from the southern tcean 1n many years, if not in the history >f that section of the world. Thousands of lives were lost. IncluiBng nany Europeans, s.nd the damans to >roperty was something appalling. Telerraphlc advices concern 1 ok the oalamHj ?ave b< en ver>' meagre. The difficulty of getting news from the elands is great at any time, and owing o the remoteness of some of the provnces visited by the hurricane full details >f the storm did not reach Hon* Kong iirtll tile 1st of November. The steamer Ja-'Hc, from the Orient to-day, brought otters and papers which contain account* of the ravages of the tidal wave md th? winds. Several towns weTe iwcpt away. Fully 400 Europeans were frowned and It is estimated that (5,000 natives perished. The hurricane struck the Island at the iuy of Santa. Paula, in the province of Vnwr. It devastated the entire southern |>ortlon of the IxlaiKl and cut off oomnunlcutlon with the rest of the world for two days. On the 12th the hurricane trachea I>\vte and struck the capital of Paclobnn with groat Jury. In 1ms than mlf an hour the town wna a mass ot ulnv. The natives were panic-stricken ind tried to mrtke their way <o clee* rround. Fotir hundred of them were tiurlod beneath the debris of wrecked wildings ami 120 corpses of JDuropMXM vera recovered from the ruins when the intlve authorities instituted a search for he dead. Reports from the southern conut were welved which claimed that a score of imnll trader* were blown ashore nml the rewa drowned. The sen at Hamoa swept inlaisl nearty t mile, doMt ylng property valued at leveral million dollars and causing rholesnle deiithpr among the natlyes, Slf.trmriif* nfSfenntalilpt, QlMCICNflTOWN -- Campania, from 'Jverpnnl (New York). HAVRE?La (lasgone, New York. W'rillirr Portrait for In P?f For West Virginia, threatening weather vllh showers; variable wind*. For eWstern Pennsylvania, fair in ths nornltm, lncfea*hiK cloudiness In the afeinnon. wanner. brink Rootherly wind*. For Ohio, tlirratenind; weather, probably ihowern; colder Monday night; lulus outherly wind*, becoming northerly, I,otitI I riiiprinloie. t The temperature Ratutday n* nbnerved ?y v H.'bnopf druggist. corner FourtMhth mil Market street*. *-m a* follows: 7 ; m i! It p. m. 4rt " ? M | ; p. in M '.'in Jit | Weather cloudy. Sunday. 7 a. ni W I I p. m M " a . jn .' ? 7 j? in 46 2 in.,44 I Weather dear.