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? - ' ' 11011 -8- 189a PRICE TWO CENTS.{ nvBCEffra
funeral of the Late Francis II. ^
Picrpont at Fairmont. J(
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jiv Fellow Citizens and Distin- c
guished men of the State. p
One of tlic Surviving Fathers of tlic
State, Pays his Tribute ?G. A. R. ^
ami Students as an Escort ? liotly te
Lies in State at the Chnrch Which g
Owes its Existence to Him ?An b<
Historic Flag on the Casket ?A g(
Touching Tribute at the Gravo from fc
Veteran Soldiers. w
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Special Dispatch to tho Intelligencer. c*
FAIRMONT. W. Va., March 27.?All
that is mortal of Francis Harrison Pier- Pi
jiont, the Father of West Virginia, and ^
the war governor of the restored gov- fe
ernment of Virginia was laid to rest C.
0 1
wf0k OsS
Late Francis Ha
here to-day with ceremonies solemn, N
affecting and appropriate.
It was a tribute indeed to the memory
of the lata ex-Governor Pierpont.
There was a very large delegation of the
most representative citizens at the depot
to receive the remains and convey
them to the Methodist P. E. church.
Meade Post No. C, G A. R.r was in the
lead, with a military hand, and following
was the Normal and High school
students, which made a most imposing
procession. The body lay In state T
from 1 until 3 o'clock, in the lower entrance
of the church, during which
time a steady stream of citizens, esti- n
mated at 3,000, passed through the tt
church. At the time of the opening p,
exercises, the audience room, which t<
seats one thousand persons, was pack- pi
ed, and many were obliged to leave or a:
wait until the exercises were over, t
preferln^ to accompany the body to
"Woodlawn cemetery, where it was laid e:
beside the wife, who had preceded him n,
some thirteen years. The casket was
then placed in front of the chancel, and u
services begun at 3 o'clock. cs
There never was In this town such n
a funeral, nor one which appealed so .
strongly to the sincere sympathy of v
those in attonrinnno. Thn rhureh- with tr
which ho hud been so long identified, p;
owed to him mor?? than to any other
person its existence to-day. For almost
twenty years he was the Sunday school t{
superintendent, and after that his Bible t{
class was one of the most interesting u.
for about fifteen years, when, owing to
his infirmities, becoming hard of hoar- tl
Ing, ho was compelled to give up that e,
Interesting work. His Interest in the t(
welfare of tho Sunday school and n|
church, however, never relaxed.
The Church Servicc. h
The music was furnished by the choir w
cf tho church, and was most appropri- tt
?te, among the numbers being "To Do- 1)1
part Which is Better," and "In the
Morning," tho organ voluntary being S(
a special selection by Mrs. Nannie Ing- It
tonn Fleming. a!
The minister of the church, Rev. A. j|
E. Fletcher, had charge of the service, m
which was participated in by the sev- c<
oral ministers of the different churches. ^
After the pinging of "Asleep in Jesus," w
K. j. Kddy, of the Baptist church, rr
read the Scripture lesson, and Rev. L. rl
W. I'.arr, of the Presbyterian church, p,
lea?l in prayer. . It
Tho venerable ex-Senator Waltman T. lc
?Vllley, though quite feeble, was pros- cl
l'nt( and his address on the sterling u
I qualities of his lifo-long friend made a ai
most doop Impression on his hearers,
especially his reference to tho fidelity
of tho deceased, first, to the Banner of g,
th" Cross, and second, to tho emblem
of his country. A large slllc flag was
iiit'u arouna xne cnair wnicn ui? "
congregation had presented to the gov- ]{
Trior several yearn ago, for his comfort p
In the church services. To the older p
Pernons present they readily compre- H,
the slgnftcanno of the remarks,
*"r the ex-senator and the ex-governor s,
w*re most Intimately connected In the
*arly formation of the restored and provisional
government of Virginia, and
?arl many exciting experiences. S
fb;v. Robert .1. Young, pastor of the
plr? Methodist church, Pittsburgh.
J'ho came '.vlth the friends, gave a most
""autlful and touching account of the
clewing of the life of Governor Plerpont,
fcnd also the mcflsage he wished convoy d
to-ills frlonUs, and especially; those]
'ho had been so Intimately connected
1th him in his work here.
At the Grave.
The pall bearers were William E. Mllr,
John Frew, Thomas C. Miller, It. C.
unnlngton, Thomas A. Fleming, Judge
3hn W. Mason, W. H. Kelley and Capiln
A. N. Prlchard.
Among those from a distance were
[on. W. P. Willey, Hon. Geo. C. Stur- ftp
las, Morgantown: Thomas E. Davis,
C Grafton; Sam Harrison, Judge Harson
and daughter, Miss Daisy, of
larksburg; John Frew, James K. Hall fund
wife, of Wheeling; Hon. James H.
urbee, of Mannlngton, and many othrs.
The colored citizens and the colred
school sent a beautiful floral cross,
1th this sentiment attached:
When bondage held us bleeding in the TH
dust, '
[o held us up and whispered, 'IIopo and
Entwined about the casket was an old of
merican flag, which has a history. It
as the flrst flag made In Virginia af- M
r secession. It was made by the wife
: Governor Plerpont, who, with Sirs. R.
. Hayes, were the only women mem- W
?rs of the army of Virginia, and ?
.ter made honorary members of the
Dciety of tho Army of West Virginia tli
ir their heroic services as nurses durig
the war of the rebellion. The llag
as carried through the war, and on
le occasion was draped above Presijnt
Hayes. It will be retained by the W
illdren as a most interesting and sa- vjce
ed relic. .
The services at the grave were slm- sno^
e and very Impressive, and attended terd,
y a large concourse of people, old kj
lends and neighbors, being much afoted
during the service. At the grave "
aptan Thomas B. Reed, of Meade Post "
al C
, flEhl
's$m\ fwt:
Wmfif t brld
Bat P'1"
if 1 on t
E Hall
1 2
rrison Pierpont. un(J
six t
;o. C, G. A. H., offered on behalf of je '
le veterans the following brief but C0 ^
oquent tribute: orjc,
T and
Peaco to thy ashes anil all honor thos
to thy memory, our neighbor, our fljso
townsman, our friend: father of
our Mountain State of "West Virginia,
patriot, statesman, farewell! qc
o rlvo
o New York Legislature?The Tuxa? mftn
tion of Public Franchises. tim-:
ALBANY, N. Y., March 117.?Governor mor
:oosevelt to-night sent to the leglsla- Jnp
ire a message recommending the ap- nj?iolntment
of a joint legislative commit- G<
?e to investigate the subject of taxing *ra,n
ubllc franchises held by corporations, the'
nd to report to the next legislature. T1
he governor says, in part: slou
"The tax laws of this state are in an 'mtT
cceedingly unsatisfactory condition, the
nd" I do not see how they can be put the
pon a Just and wise basis save after afte
ireful investigation by legislative ac- son
on. At present, the farmers, the maret
gardeners and the mechancs and
adesmen having small holdings, are (
lying an improper and excessive proart
Ion of the general taxes. 1.,
"There Is evident injustice in the light ;
ixatlon of corporations. I have not "W
le slightest sympathy with the outcry The
gainst corporations as such or against -*rar
rosperous men of business. Most of *
le great material works by which the ac'?
Hire country benefits have been due claji
> the action of Individual men or of com
segregates of men, who made money ..
>r themselves by doing that which was au c
i the interest of the people as a whole, teres
rotn an armor plant to ti street rail- cltei
ay, no work which Is really- beneficial tem.
> the public, can be performed to the
r?st advantage of the public save by
len of such business capacity that they blov
111 not do the work unless they them- Ear
;lves receive ample reward for doing ,
The efforts to deprive them of an
mple reward, merely means that they hen:
111 turn their energies In some other uatl
irectlon, and the public will be by Just Jng
> much the loser. Moreover, to tax fore
jrporatlons or men of means in such loa.
orks great damage to the state. But on I
lille I freely admit all this, It yet re- Thlf
inlns true that a corporation which de- the
vea Its power from the state Bhould men
ay to the state a just percentage of twei
a earnings, as a return for the prlvl- ceafl
gos It enjoys. This should be espe- ha(j
ally true of the franchises bestowed ai<jc
pon gas companies, street railways 4,^0
ud the like." ^1Q1,
1 *" van!
Hon. Lewis Baker Critically III. 0f j|
peclal Dispatch to tho Intelllgonccr. of b
CHARLESTON, W. Va., March 27.? mur
ewla Baker, founder of the Wheeling
eglster, minister to Nicaragua under over
resident Cleveland, and formerly a -the
romlnent llgure In public life In this ithe
ate, is darigerously 111 In Washington, four
Is family, who reside here, have been eent
itnmoned to his bedside. Ui0
A Showing ol'Oil. rjn
poelal Dlnpatch to tho IntelllRencor. ..
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio, March 27.? cl]
; Is given out to-night that Ault Co. Kjc
live a showing of oil In their wild-cat base
ell, on the Reed farm, near IJloomfleld sure
mncl. They are on top of the sand "the
-night, und will drill In to-morrow. fore
hough Acuinnldo is in Personal th,&
Command are
* be <
; Inspiration Cannot Overcome thn
American Valor.
???????? eatl
Yesterday's Battle ?The Reljolp ^
ade a Strong Stand at Marilao in insi
liich Ave Lost Six Killed and Forty
otinded ?Tho Enemy Finally Phi
jrccd to Flee, Leaving ouo Hun ed
Dead ? Malolos "Will bo tho T
;xt Stand of the Filipinos.
ASHIXGTON, D. C.,March 27.?Ad- froi
s received by the war department ^ee
v the number of casualties in yes- fro]
ay's and to-day's fighting was: mill
lied?Three ollicers and twenty-five ar?
ited men.
ounded?Nine ofTlcers and 203 end
men. ,p
te following cablegram from Gener- nln,
?tls lias been received: stn
MANILA, March 27, 189D. eIeJ
itant General, Washington. the
icArthur holds Marllao; severe flnd
:lng to-day and our casualties about
/, The insurgents have destroyed
ges which impeded progress of train on
artillery. Our troops met the con- reP'
rated insurgent forces on northern ?eP
commanded by Aguinaldo in per- p11'
and drove them back with consld- ,nS
ile slaughter. They left nearly one Ju(*
ired dead on the field, and many "es
)ners and small arms were captur- *rs
.The column will press on in the ls ft
tiing. mor
Igned.) OTIS. V"'
Rebels Driven Hack. J
\NILA, March 27, 7:40 p. m.?A Sue?
sand Filipinos composing the rear Son
d of the rebel army which is re- ]"st
ting on Malolos, Aguinaldo'a head- R?c
*ters, made a stand to-day in some of* |
rip entrenchments about Marllao,
58 the Marllao river. In the en- In
*nent six Americans were killed, in- j^jC'
Ing three officers and forty were pjje'
nded. inc.
le American forces odvanced from ]on,
cauyam, the brigade commanded njle
General Harrison Gray Otis being flrrji
he left of the rallrond and General ox^
5*l* on the right. They eventually p'or|
erned white roofs and steeples the m05
n trees beyond the river, looking ln ,
unlike a Massachusetts village. coni
le rebels had an unfordable river In are
t of thum and they poured in a Arc T
effective that It showed that they par
2 veterans probably., members of fQ(,t
native militia which the Spaniards use,
inlzed. G*er
A Dramatic End. he
le American artillery put a vlra- ?nal
le end 10 tne battle. Approaching, pjjjJ
er*cover of tie bushes, to about 0f <
y yards from the trenches the urtll- cap
men emerged upon an open space her
nvanaui;: the town. \\ nen me Am- mgi
ans appeureu they gave a great yell G
the Filipinos were panic stricken. Fill
ut a hundred seeking safety in the
it, while a white flag was raised by thes
ie who were in the trenches, who still
shouted "Amlgos." (Friends.) lick
A Bravo Deed.
ilonel Funston, with twenty men of A
Kansas regiment, swam, across the Puc
r to the left of the railroad bridge Nin
Captured eighty prisoners with all the
r arms. The Pennsylvania regi- Pec:
t captured forty prisoners. By this Mai
?. the right of the Filipinos were de- fore
allzed. thai
ie Americans refrained from burn- Tw<
the town and are resting there to- eigl
it. and
>neral Otis' brigade is crossing the and
ne work bridge, General Hale's bri- com
i remaining on the south bank of Httl
river. tun
ie United States Philippine commis- teer
proposes to issue a proclamation exp
jedlately after the rebel govern- tak<
t at Malolos Is disposed of, believing Ti
most effective moment to secure sa'(]
allegiance of the natives will be the
r they have received an object les- car:
of the Americans' power. ncei
iimiL' *T\
the Throe Days' Fighting North of pro:
anlla?A. Long Drawn Out Battle, oa^
'hicli Has Developed into a Chase.
ASHINGTON, D. C., March 27.- ed j
third day of the fighting north of insi
ilia brought little of a decisive char- but
r from which war department ofil- oon!
i could judge what the final out- loss
e of this movement would be. In leys
ilficial quarters the most Intense inst
prevailed, but there was no exment
and none of that anxiety and
ion shown during the memorable
i of last summer when tho decisive \
/s were being struck at Santiago. ^
ly in -the day GOneral Otis cabled ^
war department a brief but compreslve
dispatch, summing up the sit- t
on. It disclosed that severe fightwas
u6ing on to-day with our 'nK"
es advanced as far north ns Marl- roat
while the insurgents, under the if t
mand of Agulnaldo.were being tlrlvjack
with considerable slaughter. ,.,
i and the press dispatches satisfied Tj
oiiiclnls thut the strategic move- C|t..
t of entrapping the insurgents be- Kftlj
?n our lines had not proved as sue- (,,?,
ful as designed and that the move OVCJ
now shifted to u retreat by Aguln- ^ j,
? ?>.? ?l j'UIOUll WJ UUi IjyJJ
p?. Tlie Insurgent retreat toward pro,
olos was slow and dogged and ad- pjjj,
tage was taken of one after another wer
Ines of intrenchments; the burning froi]
ridges nnd the Interrupting of com- Illf?
dcatlons. cncl
moral Otis' dispatch although re- ^
cd- early to-day, was sent Monday onc(
ilnp, Manila time, and summed up jag(
work of the three days. That 0j j
fighting would proceed Into the
Hi day was shown by his closing i,~v
once: "The column will press on In r/nc
morning." This refers to Tuesday. n,,f
Developed Iuti? a Chaise. new
ie engagement has now shaped It- trla
so that It Is looked upon as more of jj"ir
ase tlinn the execution of a stratc- i,y
movement. With the American buri
advanced to Marlloa, and tin* lnronts
base forced bafck to Mulolos,
main bodies of the two opposing "
ca uro about ten or twelve miles day.
rt. This could be quickly covered In genera
orced march under fair conditions, was a
it Is twelve miles of irmumerablt? anj th
Icultles and obstacles which our n3 a ?
:>ps must cover before they reach (jay t]
Insurgent strongholds. It Is expect- pre^u
that the engineers with M^cArthur wa8" a.
hastily repairing the burned amina
lfees. This will permit the artillery father
ie taken forward as well as the lntry
columns. It Is expected that ev- Pi
mile of the distance to Malolos will ^VAJ
contested by the insurgents for Gen- . .
I Otis reports that It is a stretch of 10Wl,lS
ntry covered with the intrenchments war d
awn up during the last three just b<
ithe. Our men, therefore, must adice
slowly, repairing the roads as
y oo, and at the same time they To
st tight their way through well- Hav<
Je rebel entrenchments. Serious as Ipplnei
work is, there Is no lack of confl- now a
ce among officials here us to the vfceab
sfactory outcome of the campaign, from ]
lalos is the Insurgent capltol, where nila.
assembly has been sitting and the (Bigi
Jrgent government has been In op- (
tion.. It represents more to the Indents
than any other place In the T ,
lipplnes and little doubt Is enter- 111 c
led that they will make a desperate
id there. HAT
he tactics of Agulnaldo are taking rumon
i gradually beyond the range of Ad- c
al Dewey's guns. While the lnsur- oC hen
ts were at Malabon on Saturday, state,
y were within a mile of the water mansh
it and easily within range of -the sen.Lt0
t. Hut as they have movetf northd
they have Kraduallv moved awav The
n the bay. Malolos Is about seven '
?s back from the bay, although there badly
shallow estuaries which would per- '
light draft boats to get within a "re'V
i or two. Sena
Long Drawn Out Battle. ?}
he duration of the battle Is begin- 0f the
g to attract the attention of army away i
itegists, as It Is a very Important s'Sned
rient in determining the strength of ?n%jn
men, the supplies of ammunition renc],
i stores and the spirits 1 of the \tuchf
?y. The first blow was struck be- SDeak
f daybreak last Saturday and the 'Coj q
,ting continued all that day, again matter
Sunday and now on Monday. The lowers
Drts show little night fighting ex- iea(]Gr
t In repulsing an Insurgent attack
unlay night. With to-day the fight- pected
had lasted seventy-two hours, to-mor
ged by the standards of great bat- fUjj st,
, such as Waterloo, Plevna andotli- Vlded
mentioned by army authorities, this vorite
long and intensely arduous engage- Bortg (
it. But the fighting about Manila is but no
:e different from the standards of reliabl
lized armies, as It is n running Quay
sh conlllct with only occasional Is- week,
s between organized bodies of troops.
le of the battles of the civil war
ed many days, notably the Battle
he Wilderness,and the fighting about Thorn;
hmond. In speaking of the element
endurance, General Sternberg Bald rpr,/-,
lay that he had gone for seven days THC
the continuous fighting around Presldi
hmond, without renewing the sup- ident a
s originally Issued before the fight- , F
began. The main question In these
; continued fights is to have all sup- ant Si
s, stores, etc., kept abreast of the rapher
ting force, so that there'may be no aftern<
austlon. In this respect all the re:s
of the fighting above Manila are ai
it gratifying to the authorities here "lorro1
showing that the quartermaster, 50Vtf
imlssary, medical and signal stores u"nere
well up with our fighting lines. person
he belief is expressed at the warde- na
tment that the Filipinos ure manu- f? ,
:urlng-.thevammunltipn that is being ru ,-?
d with suclT~recklessness. "When coul(l
teral Greene was In the Philippines upon v
went to the Filipino camps and re- Iey an
ined some time among them. His fr ant
art to the President shows that the F,01?,*!
plnos obtained quite a large supply
irms and Ammunition when Dewey a
tured Cavlte and that they had m. .
etofore obtained a supply of Rem:ons
and Mausers. * j ^ "a
eneral Greene also found that the . e 11
plnos had established a factory for over a
manufacture of ammunition for your c
>e rifles and this factory probably is you
in operation and furnishing a euf;nt
sunnlv to the insurgents. ^
Reinforcements for Otis. ju tj,
short time ago the Zealandla and
iblo left San Francisco with the CHH
th Infantry, bound to Manila. By "Coin"
first of April four transports are ex- xnanas
ted to arrive at San Francisco from
nlla and they will return with rein- miuee
lements for Otis about the 15th of niittee
L month. The Hancock will take the souri,
jnty-flrst infantry; the Warren, q(
it batteries of the Sixth artillery, * '
recruits; the Newport, 250 marines ?5
recruits and the Morgan City; six ?? :
ipanies of the Thirteenth Infantry. A ,*
e later the Ohio will arrive and re- Z0?:,",1
i with the remainder of the Thir- c? ?
ith infantry. Tlie Senator Is also j1"
ected later Ln the month and can &ressiv
^ 1,000 men.
he use of Chinese as litter bearers is "
I to be a device to save our men for J! " ,
more serious work. The Chinese v" '
y a light bamboo litter and being _L
ustomed to the climate they can siaie"
;el twice a6 far as an unaccllmated y
ncr. i ae niuin. jjuiiii, jiukvevi;i, 13 v'PTI
l the lighting force Is kept intact.
rhile the casualty list is a source of ments
found regret In army quarters it is Winds*
1 to.be comparatively low consider- ( ) .1..
the number of men engaged nnd the .?Qt]v
atlon of the action. This is account- xj0 ?j
or by the long range shooting of the script!
irgents, who do not shoot at a mark, talnim
in the general direction of our imn *
:es. While these stray bullets do nnfl
slderable havoc In our lines, It is far jH
than the results of close range vol- eieven
1 from solid ranks of Insurgents In one
open, or from a considerable num-. jaiJe
of sharp-shooters. ^ 0lf tJu? j
Ynicricnn Troops Yesterday?Bra- street.11
very ol' Washington Regiment. from t
AXILA, March 27, 3:25 p. m.?Gen. consist
. Arthur's division spent the night JJttach<
morning at Meycauyan, the next
ion beyond Polo, after reconnoiterhis
front, he pushed along the rail- BOS'
1 this afternoon towards Malolos. the upi
he statement of the live prisoners Ite bio*
tured to-day is true, the main body t','s c*
he enemy hns retreated to Malolos. to-day,
ie Washington regiment had an ex- Hoor, <
ig experience and displayed much Compa
antry. The soldiers found a band coinbu:
isurgents concealed in a stone house, t;1' 1
r which the French llag was Hying. Malum
rivate volunteered to set lire to the n,anV 1
ding. He did so and the troops ap- Period!
iched when It was burning, nnd the , s41
plnos had apparently lied. But they .5. n
e greeted ivlth a sudden volley w"' r,a
a the balcony of the house, result- 'V, !l<
In the building being cleared of the *flc Aj
ny In short order. .Magazi
nt there are no more trenches to acstr?J
)unter, although over thirty vll!H,
Including the larger settlements vpu
Julacan and Gudgulnto, intervene. ^h,v'
L every railroad station circulars van, 01
e been posted. stoned by the Fill- (his dt
> commander-in-chief. Antonio Lu- draw ;
ordering all spies and bearers of Green u
s to the enemy to lu; shot without to-nlgli
I. and Instructing that all looters deal of
ravlshers he treated In the satno contlnt
iner. Further, all towns abandoned while !
the Filipino troops are IIrat to be the boi
icd. inarkln
Honors I'or Young Kgbrrl. fnSteHt
ASHINGTON, March 27.?Yester- wnK ai
General Otis cabled the adjutant favorlt
il that the con of Colonel Egbert
private In his father's regiment,
at he had a fine reputation, both
entleman and as a soldier. Tolie
adjutant general cabled the
ent'a order that young Egbert
ppolnted. subject to the usual extlon,
second lieutenant in his
's regiment.
iirclinscd Spanish Gunboats.
3HINGTON, March 27.-Tho fol:
cablegram was received by the
epartment on March 19, and has
?en made public:
MANILA, March 19.
Jutant General, Washington:
5 purchased all gunboats In Phll*
of Spain?thirteen In number?
t Zamboanga. Half are In serle
condition. Payment in cash
sublic fund upon delivery at MaThey
will be sent for this week,
led) OTIS.
i Pennsylvania Senatorial Situation
Tills Week.
tRISBUKG. March 27.?There are
i here to-night that a conference
ator Quay's friends, through the
will be held at the executive
in on Wednesday, to discuss the
rial contest.
story is that Mr. Quay has noils
friends that he is feeling too
to leave Florida at this time, and
le will leave his candidacy enin
their hands.
tor C. L. Mngee, of Allegheny,
s followers, who have been votr
Mr. Quay since the beginning
deadlock, are expected to break
nside of ten days, and this is anas
the most potent reason for
nference. Senator Magee is not
rrlsburg to-night, and will not
here until to-morrow. Senator
ill, of Jefferson, wso assumes to
for the Quay legislators, says
uay will remain a candidate, no
what Senator Magee and his folmay
do. He is the only Quay
on the ground to-night.
anti-Quay Ilepubllcans are exto
concentrate on a candidate
row or Wednesday, to show their
rength. They have heretofore dithelr
votes among a dozen "fasons."
The air is full of all
)f rumors about the senatorshlp,
ne of them can be traced to any
e source, except that Colonel
will not come to Harrisburg this
nsville, Georgia, l'or "Washington,
with Great Regret.
iM'ASVILIiE, Ga., March 27.?
nt and Mrs. McKinley.Vlce Presnd
Mrs. Hobart, Postmaster Genmo
ry Smith, Dr. Rixey, Assistecretary
Cortelyou and Stenog'
Barnes left at 3:12 o'clock this
x>n for "Washington, where they
rive a little before 5 o'clock tort*
evening. Mies Ruth Hanna
the President to the station,
a crowd of about two thousand
s had congregated. Sena tor Hanis
the las: to bid the President
>ye. The special tValn was run
utslde the station, so, the people
gather around the rear-platform
vhlch the President. Mrs. McKind
Vice President Hobart appearl
bowed their acknowledgements,
one called for tnree cheers for
lev, nnd then the President made
remarks, saying:
would rather be coming to
isvllle than departing from it.
ve had a most restful and enjoyIme,
and thank you all over and
gain for your kind courtesies nnd
onslderate hospitality. We bid
wd-bye most regretfully."
e Silver Democracy ? "Coin"
Harvey'* llcsignat ion.
:AGO, March 27.?Mr. W. H.
' Harvey has resigned as general
:er of the ways and means comof
the Democratic nntional com,
and Mr. Sam B. Cook, of Mishas
been appointed in his nlarf?
>ok lias been in prnctlcal chargp
ofilce for some tlnje, while Mr.
y has been In the field.
Harvey gives as the cause of his
itlon that he could not get the
ttee to agree on what he thought
practical, business-like and ag*e
xpressed nn earnest desire for
iccess of the work of the ways
cans committee, and the princif
the Chicago platform, but furhan
this refused to make any
[ore Fragments Recovered.
>r YORK, March 27.?The fragof
three bodies found in the
or Hotel ruins to-day were taken
morgue, having been numbered
No. 19," ''Body No. 20." "Body
" It is impossible to give a deon
of the bodies, each box conr
merely a mixture of charred
blackened and shriveled flesh
rt. The total of the dead now
ty-two, the Identified numbering
and the unknown dead twentyThe
list of missing Is still very
numbering about forty, but most
injured have recovered, and have
Isch'arged from the hospitals. The
tody found to-day was uncovered
Is afternon, near the Forty-fifth
side, and about twenty-five feet
he annex wall. The fragments
ed of portions of the large bones,
is of the spinal column, with ribs
?d and some discolored flesh.
ItostOIl'M lilt* Plnv
rON, Muss., March 27.?Three of
per stories of the live-story granck,
Xos. 91i?to 93 Federal street,
ty, were badly damaged by lire
The tire spread on the fourth
iccuplcd by the Boston Mailing
ny, apparently from spontaneous
stlon, und spread quickly to the
ind flfth tloors. The Boston
? Company's loss will be felt by
ubllshors of monthly and weekly
cajs, as many of their mailing
ere destroyed, among them be.t
of the L. A. \Y. Bulletin. This
use conslderablo delay In getting
> next number of the magazine,
irll edition sheets of Donohoe's
Ine were In the bindery, and were
A Lively Drawn Battle.
' YORK. March 27.?Dave Sunlit
Boston, and Joe Bernstein, of
y, fought a twenty-live roimd
lit cateh-welghtH, before the
rood Athletic Club, In Brooklyn,
it. Roth men received a good
punlKhtnent. Bernstein played
lally for the head, face and neck,
Sullivan Invariably bored In on
ily .administering heavy blows,
g up his opponent badly. There
ml lighting throughout, of the
kind, and the referee's decision
jplaudcd. Sullivan ruled the
u, the betting being 100 to SO.
Against puy Alliancc With Great
By tlio Monster Meeting at Chicago
Last Night?Tho Resolutions Resent
the Efforts of Certain Sources to
Arouse n Projndice Between Germany
anil the United States ? The
Dcfamcrs of tho Fatherland aro
Denounced in Unmeasured Terras.
CHICAGO, March 27.?'The Auditorium
was packed fall this evening of
German-Americans, called together <o
protest against an Anglo-American alliance
and the alleged false assertions
made against Germany in connection
with the recent Spanish-American war.
The committee in charge received applications
for several thousand more
tickets of udmlssion than there were
scats In the liall. A chorus of seven
hundred male voices was one of the
features of the programme. Ex-Congressman
"William Voclce presided and
delivered the opening address. Other
speeches were made by "William Rapp,
,on "The Immigrated Germans"; Fritz
Glogauer, on "The American People,
Not Anglo-Saxon," the Rev.-Rudolph A.
John, on "The American Born Germans,"
and the Rev. George B. Heldtnann,
on "What we Demand." The
meeting wns a very enthusiastic one
and the following declaration was unanimously
"With profoundest indignation we
have noticed the persistent efforts of
English-American newspapers not only
to Incite,among our people vicious
prejudice against Germany -and to defame
the character of the 'GermanAmericans,
but also to drag the United'
States Into an alliance with England.
"As loyal citizens of this republic, it
is our right, as well as our duty4 to resist
these wicked practices with all due
firmness. The Immigrants 'from Germany
have brought with them to this
land achievements of a civilization as
high as it Is old. Upon every field of
the Intellectual life of our nation, as
well as in commerce. Industry and agriculture,
their efforts have redounded
to the weal of our people, and in peace
as well as in war, they have at all
times faithfully fulfilled their duty. No
part of the American people has done
more for the cultivation of music, social
ability, arts, sciences, the churches
and schools, thun the Germans. As
good citizens of this country, we cheerfully
hand over the achievements of 1
German culture to out* youthful American
people still In a state of development.
"We emphatically object, therefore,
to the attempt to stamp our people as
.rvwfeiu-ouAviiia uuu luaRt; n suoservient
to English guile. Not England, but the
whole of fEurope Is the mother country
of the white inhabitants of the United
States: " -----? .
"We demand that not only friendly
relations be maintained with Germany
that has been'a faithful friend of our
people for more than 120 years, but that
pence and harmony be cultivated with
all nations, and we will, therefore, true
to the wise counsel of George Washington,
at all times firmly oppose the formation
of entangling alliances with
England as well as wiih any other
country, whereby our country may be
Involved in unnecessary war.
"We denounce the defamers, who
have not only instigated public ill-will
against Germany, but who have by
their gross slanders also sown the
seeds of discord among our own people,
and we solemnly protest against
the proposed alliance with England.
"We further declare that with all
lawful means nt our disposal, especially
in political campaigns, we -will at all
times strenuously oppose all those who
favor the wicked attacks made upon
friendly nations,, and who labor to entangle
our country in an alliance with
England. We call upon the committee
that has had in charge the arrangements
for this mass meeting to invite
all the German-American churches, societies
and orders in this city to send a
delegate to a convention to be held at
an early date for the purpose of formIner
n wrmnnwr nrcnnl?i?lnn
German-American citizens may be called
to action whenever It shall become
necessary jto protect the blessing of our
American'institutions against wicHedand
wily politicians.
"We call upon the committeo to send
copies of these declarations to the
President of the United States and lo
secretaries and to senators and to representatives
in Congress."
At Armour's Chicago Plant ?Many
Persons Injured.
CHICAGO, March 27.?Fire destroyed
the Armour curled hair and felt work9
to-night; caused a property loss of nearly
5400,000; injured eleven employee, one
fatally, and endangered the lives of
four hundred others who rushed to escape
through blinding smoke.
The injured: Jeremiah Steele, jumped
from third story window, legs und
arms broken, will die. Joseph Kuda,
badly burned about legs and body. John
Rhodes, jumped from second story window,
leg broken. George Mosher, fell
down elevator shaft; right shoulder
broken. Auirust Sclinmborc. anklo
sprained ami scalp wound. Mamie
Ryan, face anil arms burned. Georgia
Schwartz, hands, face and arms burned.
Margaret Delehanty, both arms
cut and head bruised. Nellie McNab,
hands and face burned. Paul Rosemler,
both hands burned, left side of head
scorched. Harry Lee, fell from second
story window, scalp wound.
Caught Stealing Money.
TOLEDO, O.. March 27.?Prof. J. B.
Bully, an employe of the Toledo postoftlce,
was caught in the act of stealing
money from the mails to-day and was
placed under arrest. Bully Is prominent
here, having been for years a well
known musician, and had been a choir
loader. Money has been disappearing
for years from the Toledo oillce and
the aggregate sum Is large. lie was
trapped by means of marked coins.
"Weather Forecast for To-day.
For West Virginia, rain: colder bv nlcht*
south wind?.
For 'western Pennsylvania, niln In
southern portion. Know or rain in northern
portion. Colder by nljjht in Houthorn portlon.
lirljik east to north winds.
For Ohio, rnln In routhcrn portion: rain
or snow in northern portion; colder In
foutheast quarter; brisk east to north
win da.
Local Temperature.
! The temperature Saturday, as observed
I by C. tichnepf, driiKKlst, comer Market
! and Fourteenth streets, was as follows:
, 7 su m 3-> I 3 p. tu 62
' Da. m 4t? | 7 p. in 57
13 m .. ds ( \wcuther?Fulr?

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