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A MURDEROUS ANARCHIST.
tie Shoots Chairman Frick of the Carnegie Mills. ?3 AttemDt of the Man to Commit Suicide Frustrated. An attempt was made in Pittsburjr, Pe-in., a fev afternoons ago, by an anarchist from New York, to murder Henry ? ompany. Limited, and the sole tuann-er of th? preat Carnegie fteel miiis in Ho:?estead and elsewhere. He was shot twice in rh? necu. The murderer's hand whs Knocked aside at the third shot, and the Iml'et embeldeJ itself in the wall over Mr. Fr:ci:'s head. The would-be assassin then attacked him with a knife and stabbed him twice in the back before he was overpowered. He was just on the point of being shot down for his deed when Mr. Frick, who retained consciousness, interceded for him an'', saved his life. L-iter the man tried to destroy himself by cht-winj* a fulminate of mercury cap, such ns Anarchist Linzg used to kill himself in the prison in Chicago while he was awaiting the execution of the death sentence. He wss seized beiore be had succeeded in biting into the cap, and his plan of suicide wa? frustrated. The would-ba assassin called indifferently *the Anarchist," Alexander Berkman and Simon Roacbman for some time remained uncommunicative. No one even of the shrewd detectives or the shrewder newspaper men who had been at work on* him ever since his desperate attempt at assassination got anything but contradictory or trivial info:*~ ation from him. He stated that when be tvis ready he would make a written statemen: for the press, and until then he would decline to answer any questions. He is a - ? J- ?J i;? -i printer and cigarmaker ov craue auu moa In Forty-second street, New York. He speaks plain English, is twenty-four years old, weighs 120 pounds and is five feet four iuches in height. His face is clean shaved, from its sharp, protruding chin to its narrow, retreating forehead. He had umJer bis tongue when arrested one fulminate cartridge similar to that used by Lingr, the Chicago anarchist and suicide, and another in his pocket. For nearly a week he had been calling at the Carnezie office on a mysterious errand, but di-appeared each time before word was sent to him to come in. The entrance to Mr. Frick's office is by a swinging door. Mr. Frick's desk is a long, flat, oak affair, and is directly in the centre of his room. Back of it against the wall is a leather-covered sofa. There are two ?>r three oak chairs between the desk and the window, but the space between the desk and the door is unoccupied. When Berkman called the last time Mr. FriCiC was sitting in front of the desk and sideways to the door. On the oppwita sida of tae table Vice-Chairman Leishmann sat. The latter was looking out of the window and was talking. Mr. Frick's left elbow rested on the desk, one leg was thrown ever the arm of his chair, and his face was partly turned away from the door. When the office boy took the visitor's card he started at once for the private office. He had just placed his hand on the swinging door and was pushing it open when the as sassin pus.'.ed open me swiugiug gam ?uu 8t?Dped inside the rail. One ot the clerks said sharply, ''Wait." 1 he man paid no attention. In two strides he reached the door to the private office and caught it just as it swung back after the boy passed inside. He pushed it in. The boy was just coming out to tell hira to wait till the Chairman was disengaged. He brushed the boy aside. He took a step toward the desk and drew a revolver from his coat. At the moment that he did so Mr. Frick looked around. Instantly the man pulled the tries: er. There was a sharp report. Mr. Prick started back, and a stream of biood gushed from his neck. The man took a step nearer and fired again. Again Mr. Prick started back, and for a minute he appeared about to swoon. At the first shot Mr. Ljishmann bad leaped to hir feet. He was oewildered. His eyes bulgod out. At the second shot he recove -ed himself. He bounded around the desk; the man was in the act of Dulling the trigger the third time, when the Vice-Chair- | man came within reaching distance. He J threw up his arm and caught the man's j wrist and swung the latter's arm up and j back. The bullet crashed up into tne wail. , Mr. Lelshmann held the arm with the j pistol with ODe hand, while he seized the ] man by the tbroat with the other. Then j began the struggle. At the second shot j blood had spurted from the other side of i Mr. Frick's neck, and it was running down over his clothing. H-; recovered from the shock of his two wounds at the third shot, and got on his feet and threw nimself on the struggling men. Round and round the trio wrestled, getting nearer to the front windows all the time. Though slight in ligure the assailant seemed possessed of herculean strength. Twice he nearly wrenched himself loose. He was trying hard to free the hand in which he held the pistol. Once he succeeded and pulled the trigger. The pistol missed tire. Leishmann seized the hand again and held it Mr. Frick had grasped the man aoout the waist, pinioning the other hand. ^11 three appeared about to fall. They swayed back and forth. Not a word was uttered. Mr. Frick was becoming weak. His blood was staining his assailant's clothing. Finally the man wrenched himself loose. Hls left band was freed, and he plunged it into his back pocket. At just that instant l^eisamauii, uy a mighty effort, wrenched further back the hand holding the pistol, and gaining a purchase, succeeded in tripping the assail* ant. Down on the floor lie went in a heap. All this had taken place in less than two minute*. 1 hen the clerks outside recovered from the shock of the three pistol shots and rushed pell mell to the door and in time to see the fall. There they stood stupefind. Aa the stranger fell he succoa Jed in drawing a stiletto-like knite from hi* pocket with his freelett hand. Mr. Krick and Mr. Leishmaun were on their feet bending over him. The knife flashed through the air and was driven with force into the back of Mr. Frick. Witu hardly an instant's pause it was with irawu and again jriven forward into Mr. Frick's back. Mr. Frick succeeded in grasping the hand that held the knife, ami throwing his whole weight on it pinioned liis arm to the floor. Leishmann hold the other hand. Thj man was helpless. Then it was that the clerks recovered their self-possession and ran to the aid of their employers. Deputy-Sheriff May was at their hea l. He got to the door of tne private office just in time to see the stabbing, de drew uis revolver as he ran forward, and was about to shoot. "Don't shoot Don't kill him," pleaded Mr. Frick. "Don't :-hoot. Don't shoot. The law will punish him." One of the clerksielzed the deputy sheriff's revolver and hold it. Two others got the tranjrer's pistol and the stiletto. Within a minute or two after the man was oonquered i o less than 200 persons were crowding into the room, and it was only through the intercession of Mr. Frick that the anarchist esc ipid lynching. He was removed at once to the station nouse. While being searched the prisoner had held his head high and had talked as though he had a pebble in his mouth. T. J. Moyer discovered under his tongue the cause. It was a little cartridge less than au inch in length and of the thickness of a camel's hair brmh quill, hut of sufficient explosive power, as Arthur Kirk, the dynamite manufac urer and expert said, to have blown the wouiJ-be murderous head into as many oloody rrayin<=nts ms a e^rtr1 ige of ta* sarm character M-w the heal o: Lingg, the Chicago anarchist. "What hav- you got that thing for?" ankei Inspector .VicKelvey, as with a growl Berkman spat out the morsel of death. "None of your business," was tha answer. A further search of the prisoner's clothes r^veatad the presence of another fulminate cartridge. The doctors out the bullet out of Mr. Frick's back an 1 dressed his wounds. He did not become uoconscious at any time. He refused to take any antithetic.'. After the operation he took an opiate and fell into a deep sleep. An ambulance was summoned at 7 o'clock, Mr. Frick was carried down on a stretcher, carefully put aboard and driven to his home, seven miles away in HomewooJ, an east-end suburb. ' The doctors said that unless some unforeseen complication occurred Mr. Frick was almost certain to recover. Expressions of regret among the lockedout men at Homestead at the brutal attack with knife and pistol on Mr. Prick were numerous. The leaders of the man took the earliest opportunity to contradict the belief that the man had anything to do with the Homestead trouble. FATAL FIRE DAMP. The York Farm (Pen?.) Collier; Shaken by a Terrible Explosion. There was a terrible explosion of gas at the York Farm (Penn.) colliery in No. 1 Dreast of the West Salem gangway, a few mornings ago, killing sixteen men and badly injuring five others. Not one of the men working in the vicinity survived to tell the tale of the disastar, exjeptins; Llewellyn, the man who tirsc noticed Che presence of gas and toe unusual running coal, and who, by strictly complyiag with colliery rules, baa gone to miorm sae dre boss of these unusual undertakings. The first intimation tbat thos9 working on the surface hod of the explosion in the mine wa3 a dull rumbling and shaking of the earth, followed b7 a cloud of dust which forced itself out of the fan house located on the hillside nearest Yorkville. The outside workmen collected about the mouth of the sbpe and anxiously awaited the naws from the inside. A few minutes after the explosion a car containing most of the men who had escaped serious injury was hoisted to the surface. Boss Lockie soon organized rescuing forces and the search for those who had been injured was begun. In fifteen minutes the car was again hoisted to the surface, containing all the injured men who could be found at that time. The otiers were reported buried oeneath & heap of debris, and it was not then known how soon their bodies could be removed. The colliery near the mouth of the slope was soon crowded with people. Mothers, wives and brothers with tearful faces hurried there, inquiring for tidings of the disaster and the fate of relatives. Some were nearly frantic with grief and would have run down the slope had not the watch men held them back. The first of the bodies were brought to the surface about one o'clock. They were those of William Weyman, Thomas Jones, George Greiss, Hermann Werner and Anthony Putlavish. They were wrapped from head to loot in heavy tar cloth and the name of each man was written across his shroud in chalk. The bodies were carried to the oil house and laid upon the benches. It was not until the bodies of the five dead miner3 had been recovered that there could be anything learned as to th9 cause of the explosion. The West Salem gangway, in which the men were working, is a new one and had been driven about sixty yards when the explosion came. Almost every man made a rush for the foot of the slope. It was all over in a moment. Those who had not the presence of miod to throw themselves on the ground were caught in the burning gas as it rushed onward, receiving injuries more or less severe. When the rescuing force reached the gangway after the explosion they found men stretched lifeless upon the floor of the gangway and others writhing in fearful agony. Mo^t of the timbering had been torn loose, letting down the loose rock and dirt in several places, almost blocking the gangway. SHOT BY A HOESE THIEF. Two Deputies Killed While Trying to Capture a Kentucky Freebooter. j In Montgomery County, Kentucky, early i o fa? mnrninm sinna Kavanauzh Tipton. the jailer of the county; Thomas Howard, a constable, and George Rayburn, a member of the posse, wore shot by John Sherrell, a horse thief. Tipton ana Howard were killed and Rayburn mortally injured. Last week Sherrell stole a horse rrom a man who livei near tbe foot of the bg hill in Madison County. Kavanaugh Tipton learned that Sherrell had pone to Montgomery County, ami he located him at the house of George [ Pipps, near the Menifee line. He took Con* i stable Tom Howard, George Rayburn, and two other men with him and started for the J Pipps house. I Tney arrived there about 2 o'clock in the | morning. Tipton led the way into the house, i A voice from one of the rooms, which he | recognized as that of Pipps, askea: "Who is that, and what do you want?" "Kavanaugh Tipton," replied the jailer, ''and 1 am out electioneering." "All right, I'll get up and light the lamp," said Pipps. He aros?, and coming toward Tipton struck a matco. As he did so Tipton a.;ked him who the mau was that was in bed with him. Before Pipps could reply Sherrell fired his pistol from the bed and shot Tipton through the head. He fell without a groan. A second shot killed Tom Howard. ?7 this time George Rayburn had entered ' * ' 'J * toe room, ana oeiore ne couia suuut ui direction of Sberrell the latter shot him through the arm. Then Sherrell dashed out ot the door anfi disappeared in the darkness. Rayburn followed him, but two bulldogs attacked him. inflicting fatal in juries. KILLED HIS BROKER. And Tben Blew Oat His Own Brains in the Office. Charles H. Page of the Arm of E. D. Page & Brother, brokers, 132 South Fourth street, Philadelphia, Penn., was shot and almost instantly killed in his office at 11:30 | o'clock a few mornings since by Ronaldo Kennedy, a customer, who had been dealing in margins with the Arm for the past two years. Kennedy, who was a Scotchman by birth, then placed the pistol to bis own head and sent a bullet into his brain, death being instantaneous. The murderer and suicide was said to have lost between $15,000 and $23,000 since ho began dealing with toe firm, and despondency over the losses is suop->secl to have been the incentive for the crime. Charles H. Page was thirty-two year* of age. Kis wife and child were at Cape May, to which place the murdered man made daily trips. The broker's father and mith3r are traveling in Europ-i, aai when last beard from were in tae heart of Switzerland. The firm of E. D. Page <& Bn., of which Mr. Charles Pjpre was junior member, has belonged to tne New Yoric Stooi Excnaage for several years. It is known among tiie houses in tsis city as a vary conservative firm, and enjoys an excellent standing. INTERNAL REVENUE. Collections lor the If ear, $153,857,543?Sugar Bounty, $7,342,077. John W. Mason. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, has submitted to the Secretary of the Treasury a preliminary report as to the operations of his bureau for the fiscal ?ear ended June 30, 1892. The report says: he total collections from all sources of internal revenue for the fiscal year just ended were $158,857,543.45, an Increase of $7,322,127.48.over the previous fiscal year. The cost of collection for the fiscal year just ended will aggregate about $4,284,000, an increase of about $78,300. The percentage of the cost of collection is about 2.78. The percentage of the cost of collection for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1891, was 2.88. Hiirinir t.h? v?ftr honntv was naid or> sugar to the amount of $7,342,077. The ?xpeasw of collection was $146,297. A large number of the maple sugar producers who were licensed made no claim for bounty, and rnoBt of the claims which have been presented were not filed in time for payment prior to July 1. The total qantity of maple sugar of the production oi the past season upon which bounty will be claimed is about 3,600,000 pounds, and the total amount or bounty tc be paid thereon will be about $63,000, as estimated. Walla Walla, Wash., has a col* iege named in honor of that noble man, Dr. Marcus Whitman. It has Just closed its year's work with 200 students. It has a new President, the Rev. J. F. Eatou, and new buildings are to be erected. America has ao name more fully deserving of honor than that of Dr. Marcus Whitman. THE NEWS EPITOMIZED. Eastern and Middle States. Governor Flower, of New York, reviewed the Naval Militia and the National Suard at the Peekskill State Camp. All the skilled workmen in Carnegie's steel mills at Duquesne, Pittsburg, Penn., aumbering about 750. went out on strike in sympathy with the Homestead men. Governor Pattison left Homestead for Harrisburg. Henry F. Hardt, whose daring bank robberies in New York City startled the police all over the world, and who escaped Irom every prison he was confined in, has been arrested in Frankfort-on-the-Main, Germany, after robbing several banks in that rountry. Hugh O'Donnell and the other strike eaders at Homstead, Penn., under arrest :harged with killing Pinkerton3, were admitted to bail in $10,000 each. Thomas W. Walsh, a policeman, was ihot in the head in New York City by Charles Reilly, a prisoner, whom he then tilled. Patrick Mekhan, of Haverstraw, N. Y., Tent to the home of his father-in-law, Patrick Mullen. He was refused admission and Mullen fired a shot from a pistol at him, kill tag him instantly. The night watchman in the office of the Asbury .Park (N. J.) Street Railroad Comoany was bound and gagged by burglars, md the safe blown open and robbed. Thomas and Joseph Lapointe, aged teven and eight years, were drowned while nathing at Augusta, Me. George Walker, Herbert Knight and John Gammet, of Kenaebunk, Me., were drowned by the capsizing of a dory. William Pierce, of Corry, Penn., was drowned while sailing on the Connecticut River, at Middletown, Conn. Robert Rat Hamilton's body has been taken to New Yoru from Wyoming and placed in the vault of his uncle, Robert Ray, in Greenwood Cemetery. Part of the Now York Biscuit Company's plant, in New York City, was destroyed by lire, causing a loss of over $160,000. Louis Coucher, a farmer of Myersville, N. J., was clearing away the grass in front of his mowing machine, when the horses started and he fell in front of the knives. He grasped the reins and tried to stop the horsey but could not. The top of his skull was cut off by the knives, exposing his brains. His death was witnessed by his little son. Frederick Mollick, a baker, was arrested at Long Branch, N. J., accused of complicity with the Anarchist Berkman in on Chairman Frick; H. Bauer, also an alleged accomplice of Berkman, was arrested in Pittsburg. The police of that city thought there was a plot to assassinate Frick, which had its inception in New York. Intense heat prevailed throughout the Eastern and Middle States, causing many deaths and interfering with work in factories and mills. The highest temperature, 101 degrees, was reached at Philadelphia, where there were thirteen deaths from prostration. South and West. The remains of J. S. Breedlova and the Pennsylvania capitalist, Fish, have been found in a canyon of the Cocopah Mountains, near San Diego, Cal. No trac9 could be found of Breedlove's son, wno started out with the party. These gentlemen leftCampo July 4th, in searc'a of a gol d mine on the desert. John a*d Charles Rcgqle3, stage robbfcrs and murderers, were lynched by a mob at Redding, Cal. A disastrous conflagration raged at Boiling Brook, the racing stock farm of R. Wyndham Walden, near Middleburg, Md. Lightning struck the principal stable on the place, ana the structure was soon in flames. The wind swept the fire through the stables, and all efforts to extinguish it were unavailing, fourteen head of stock, valued at more than $103,000, being destroyed. The town of Iron River, Wis., was wiped out by fire late the other afternoon. The entire business district and buildings of the Northern Pacific and Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic railroads were Durnea, cogetuor with most of the residencs district. The loss was roughly estimated at $200,000. A fire broke out in the coal bunkers of the United States cruiser Charleston while off Port Orchard, Washington. The tire bell was immediately rung, and within thirty seconds the pump.? ware started, and, after battling with the flames for thirty-fire minutes, tne fire was subdued. The fire was caused by spontaneous combustion. Near Benwood, West Va., Michael Boylen, and his sixteen-year-old son John, insulted the wife of Samuel Winesburg. which the latter resented. John Boylen drew a revolver and killed Winesburg. Mrs. Winesburg was shot near the heart and died next morning. Fire at Bay City, Mich., destroyed tbrs9 hundred dwellings, two ohurcnes, four hotels and forty stores. One woman was burned to death. The loss is #1,000,000. A disastrous hailstorm visited Lakefleld, Minn. The storm covered a strip of country three miles wide. The fields in ths strip were utterly laid waste. Washington. The President made the following nominations: Charles F. Markell, of Maryland, to be Secretary of the Legation or the u nitea States at Brazil; Adacn Everly, of Pennsylvania, to be Consul of the United States at Birmingham. Robert akt> William Fi.vsertojj, the proprietors of what tney style "a general detective and watchman business," were put upon the stand by the Congressional Committee aopointed to investigate the Homestead strike, and were questioned as to the methods pursued in the organization of such bands as that which invaded the little Pennsylvania town on July 6. The President granted pardon in the case of Willard M. Cooper, convicted in New York of passing counterfeit silver dollars, and sentenced in March to two years' imprisonment. The Senate, in executive session, confirmed the following nominations: Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Pleninotentiary?Andrew D. White, of New York, to Russia; A. Loudon Snowden, of Pennsylvania, to Spain, and Truxton Beale, of California, to Greece, Roumania and Servia. Cyrus W. Field, of New York, was also confirmed as Consul to Brunswick, Germany. The President has granted a parden to James King, of Louisiana, sentenced July 28, 1890, to four years' imprisonment for violation of the postal laws. The President nominated as United States Consuls Francis B. Loo mis, of CKiio. at St. Etienne, France, and Soren Listoe, of Minnesota, at Duesseldorf, Germany. George Shiras was confirmed by the United States Senate as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Senator Aldbich. of Rhode Island, opened the tariff debate in the Senate with a speech in which he asserted that the cost of living had been decreased under operation of the McKinley bill and that wagee had been increased. His statements were denied by Senator Vest, of Missouri. The President has approved the act to enforce reciprocal commercial relations between the United States and Canada. Foreijro. Candelarce Perez, the famaua Mexican bandit, has been executed at Lacatecas, Mexico. The Government of Honiuras closel its coast to foreign commerce. A heavt thunderstorm, followed by a terrible hailstorm, pas3ei over Marmora, Canada. Fruit and grain were completely destroyed. Hundred of windows were broken and other damage was done. Some of the hailstones picked up measured six inches in circumference. The Arion .singers of New York City were received at Munich, Bavaria, by the United cQ^iotioa nf that city, and a festival . . with illumination and firaworka was given in their honor. The recent account of volcanic eruptions on Great Sanguir Island were confirmed by official dispatches, which said that 2000 persons had bean killed. Iff a riot at a fair in Alameda, Spain, soldiers fired on an unarmed mob and Killed two persons. Disastrous forest fires hare been raging in Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton. Official reports showed that there had been almost 5000 cases of cholera in Russia In four days. Cholerine has attacked the inmates of the Bonneval Lunatic Asylum, in France, and twenty-two deaths nave already occurred from the disease. Thb English have armed the natives of East Africa to fight the Germans. Eighty persons were injured by the falling of the seats in the theatre at Rueil, Franca. A commercial treaty between Germany and tbe Republic of Colombia was signed. Thk famous "robber tower" at Znaim, in Moravia, one of the oldest relics of the Middle Agee, has fallen. Five persona were killed bytne falling walls. ' THE LABOR WORLD. Mining activity is increasing. Amebic a has 60,000 Chinese laundrymen. Eastern cotton mills have advanced wages. Railroad building continnesat a very low ebb. ' rp? f 1--i ;???. JLttK ?jU^11SU pU,y Ul a lUUCi 1U UUU liiuu is only $2.50 a day. Electric lights have just been put in several Pennsylvania coal mines. Non-union men are called "slushera" in western parts of this country. Rail straighteners earn ten dollars a day under the Amalgamated scale. There are 1,803,406 domestic servants in England, of whom 1,350,000 are women. The Knights of Labor at Anita, Penn., have built a hall of their own, costing $10,000. Chinese laborers are to be imported into Africa to teach the natives how to cultivate tobacco. A special room in the Hahnemann Hog* pital of Hew York City is fitted up for sick saleswomen. The American Flint Glass Workers' Union has a membership of 8300 and $128,000 in its treasury. Seamen are very scarce in Quebsc, Canada, and bounties of five and ten dollars are paid for each man. Nearly all the Southern car works are on full time, and business is improving throughout the South generally. U". S. Hobart died in San Francisco, CaJ., the otner day, worth $4,uuu,uuu. 111 18(U ne was a carman in a mine, earning four dollars a day. Irjj. estimated that three strikes of the granite-cutters and the building trades in New York City during the last four months cost $385,000. Harvest hands are so scarce in Barton County, Kansas, that the farmers gather at the railway stations and go through the trains seeking laborers. The clerks in the banks of Denver, Col., jointly own a cottage in the Rooky Mountains, where they all pass their vacations, using it in detachments during the summer. ' There are 300,000 women engaged in industral pursuits in Massachusetts, embracing twenty different occupations, the larger percentage being domestic and manufacturing. Electricians are very busy designing new plants for the smaller towns and cities throughout the West, and quite a number of cables and electrical roads are to be built this fall. The Secretary of the United States Treas- 1 ury estimates that it will cost 132,000 to carry out the recently enacted law granting thirty days' vacation to all the employes of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. HOTTEST OF TEE TEAE. A Warm Wave Pievails All Over the United States. A hot wave on a colossal scale prevailed 11 attbk +vi<& nAimfnr a fow ncrn. It extended from Kansas in the West to the eastern borders of Maine, and from Canada to the Gulf. The maximum temperature throughout this vast region was 94. Ic was as high in St. Paul, Minn., as it was in New Orleans, and as high in Portland, Me., as it was at Xey West, Fla. The temperature of New York City was the same as that of Key West, New Orleans and St. Paul. It was the hottost day of the present summer, and the hottest day since June 15, 1891. The highest temperature was reached in New York City at 1 o'clock, when it was 94 on the roof of the Equitable Building. It was the highest known on that day in the weather annals of the New York Signal Servica Bureau. The suffering of the peop e in the streets and in tne tanementhouses was intense. No one could walk a block in the middle of the day without dripping with perspiration. T - J- A <- nrrnnc 1Q6 WJLltJLLiULl b uuujc3 noio nrvo w t quo. 04 spiration streamed from people's laces as they stood in the streets. "The air was like that of a furnace. Men were prostrated at their work, or fell on the sidewalks, overcome by heat as they walked along the streets. Street car horses rell in the traces, and uere dragged to one side to die. Nine deaths in the city wera attributed to the effects of heat. Many cases of prostration were reported. In the vicinity of New York the heat reached the highest point of the season, and several cases of prostration were reported. In several points in New Jersey the temperature reached 105 degrees. In some places factories were closed on account of the heat. In Brooklyn eight cases of prostration were reported. Washington had its "hottest day of the year" that day, the mercury reaching 94 degrees at the highest, U o'clock in the afternoon, anl causing many prostrations. At Chicago, where the taermometer reacaed the same point, six deachs from heat were re ported. All over Virginia it was very hot,getting up to 96 degrees at Richmond, while at Manchester one uian died. Pittsburg suffered a great deal under ninety-eight degrees of heat, and workmen were obliged to "knock off" and go home. Kentucky seems to nave stood near sue head of the list, for at Louisville the temperature on the streets was 110 decrees. In Illinois and Iowa the air was so stifling that people had to leave their work in the fields, although the temperature only reached yS degrees. Many prostrations were reported in all parts at the country. A BANK ROBBED. Mm. Sawyer, the Cashier, Faints When a I'istol is Pointed at Her. Two of the Dalton hr.nd highwaymen 1 and train robbers entered the bank of El I P.cno. Oklahoma, and robbed it of about I Less than $100 of tin whole amount was in silver. ' At 10 o'clock a. m., a stranger entered the bank at the rront door, and, stepping up to the window of the cashier, Mr?. S. W. Sawyer, engaged her in conversation about some real estate in the city. Another man stole silently in at the back, and, goinz quietly to the rear of the room, entered the direc:or.s' apartments. Stepping to a wicket door ho pushed the spring latch back, and, ruRhing up to Mrs. 8awyer, put a nig gun uo in her face and told her he would blow her brains out if she uttered a word of alarm. When Mrs. Sawyer realize-! her position she swoomed and fell ovar on the floor. This of (rood fortune the daring VTtta a OUCMI. n bandit3 had not calculated upon. They hastily entered the vault. and gathering up two packages of bills that contained $300 each and loose bills and silver and a small sack of gold, the whole aggrazating $10,500, packed them in a pair of saddle-bags and rustling out the front door mounted horses that were standing close to the pavement unhitched. They, were away before Mrs* Sawyer recovered consciousness and g?ve the alarm. SHOT BY MEXICAN BANGERS Robbers Taken Out and Their Dead Bodies Lett Where They Fell. Several Texans from the Mexican frontier report that six of the robbers who recently attacked Quarry Foreman C. H. Wood near Trespidras, on the Mexican Internationa! road, and who attempted to murder him and afterward robbbed his car, have been arrested by Mexican Ranzers, who, after identifying the men by stolen property upon their persons, took them out a short distance from the main track arid put the entire number to death. The six robbers were shot and their bodies left where they fell. i htttre are over sow tons or suvar oars, 55,000,000 silver dollars and $55,000,000 ia zoid coin scored in the Philadelphia mint. KILLED WE A1 LAUGHTER A Tennessee Farmer Lynched for His Cruel Doable Murder. The Couple Quarreled Over Their Little Farm. John H. Wynne, a prosperous farmer, was /ynched at Brown's, in Dickson County, Tenn., a few days since, for the murder of his wife and his fifteen-year-oM stepdaughter. The crime was one of the most shocking ever committed in that State. The double murder by Wynne was committed the night before. The weapon used was an axe, and the tragedy was believed to have been caused by a dispute between man and wife over the management of their farm. Wynne had been married twice. He wedded for the second time about three years ago the widow of John Anderson, who left a nice farm and considerable other property. It is stated that Mrs, Wynne insisted on managing her property herself, and declined to turn it over to Wynne. As there was no one present at the time of the murder except Wynne and his little boy, who was in the next room, the true story of the murder will never be known. It is thought, however, that Mr. and Mrs. Wynne quarreled over the farm. At the time of the murder Mrs. Wynne and her daughter were in bed. Wynne first assaulted his ',wife with the axe, striking her as she lay asleep. The first blow cut through her jawbone to the neck. As the startled woman rose in bed the murderer raised the axe and drove the sharp blade into her head. It sank to the collarbone, bisecting one ear and literally splitting her head wide open. Wynne then turned upon his stepdaughter with the same deadly weapon, and it is toougnt teas sue mrow uei uauu iaj uei head for protection, as three of her fingers were severed. She also received two blows, not, however, as forcible as those given. Mrs. Wynne. Both blows, however, split' the girl's skull. She lived until next morning-. After Wynne had cut down his wife and daughter he put out the lights in the honse, locked it up and went to his son's home, near Coles burg, two miles away, where he told of his crime and then attempted suicide, making an ugly gash in his neck with a knife. His son took the knife away from him and then, with neighbors, went to investigate the story. They found the victims as Wynne had stated in great pools of blood. The walls of the room were spattered with blood. Wynne was guarded until morning, when he was arrested by officers from Dickson and started to jail. They were intercepted by a mob and Wynne was hanjed to a tree on the roadside about noon. He made no statement. THE NATIONAL GAME, Ewing:s days as a catcher are over. The Louisville Club has signed Denny and Whistler. Manages Hanlon, of Baltimore, thinks there is too much sacrifice hitting. Broutheks, of Brooklyn, was the first League player to make une hundred safe hits. No pitcher should fear base hits. If he does hecannoc excel in strategic play in the box. The Philadelphia and the St Louis Clab, only, won the series from the Boston champions. Cbilds, of Cleveland, now leads the League m run getting. He averages a run to a game. Cincinnati is thia season, without doubt, one of the greatest, if not the greatest, baseball city in America. Anson's poor playing has lost him control of his men and tbis accounts for the poor work of the Chicago team. Only three of the New York Brotherhood men are left in the New York team, viz.: O'Rourke, Crane and Ewing. Corcoran, Brooklyn's clever short stop, was formerly a Western Union messenger boy. He graduated from the lota. Hutchison, wbo has pitched the Chicagos into a commanding position in every pennant race since his connection witn that club, is being hit freely all along the line. The fact should not be lost sight of that the tweive clubs now battling for honors make the strongest League ever organizad. There is not in the L?ague a "cinch" for any club The Bostons have won more games in the last inning and by on9 run than any other team, it may oe juck, uub i/urno u> a gicat deal of good, nervy ball playing mixed in with the iuok. The Philadelphia Club's feat of winning the entire first season series from the Louisville team is not unprecedented. That very thing happened to the Philadelphia* iu 1883, their very first season In the League, when the Bostons won all of the ten games of the series from them. Considering the untriad itching material when the season opened, V Jrd has made a wonderful record with hi? Brooklyn team. He has aertain'y handled his team in a manner t? completely <o?ersnadow Anson, of Chirac Ewtog, at New York, and even Cottisky, of Cincinnati. Thz zscoedobrimpionohip season of the big Leagr-a hac k*i?n. Ttare is every reason to believe *>at it will be a much moro exciting andcteku'al race than the memorable campaign jjist dosed. The teams all start better equalized, and those that have been markedly weak have made mighty, and probably successful, efforts to strengthen. A Chicago correspondent, who is a closa observer and well-posted baseball man, attributes the loss of interest ia Chicago to poor playing, and suggests that the best remedy would be to move Anson to some other 3ity. He is as unpopular in Chicago as Cotnisky was in later days in St. Loniy; in short, the Chicago people wo tired of Anson. UKCOltD OK THE r.eaqltk CLUBS. i-t-l'l 1>I Clutw. Won. r^isi. < ?.! Cluns. Won. r,o?f. ct. brooklyti... 8 :5 .7?? 3aiti.uore. 6 5 .545 Phiiad'ip'.i. 8 J .?-? Jincinnati Ji t> .455 New York. ? 4 .lif.Clj hicu;io... 5 rt .45.1 bostou b 5 .54.V J<twt>urs. 4 (i .4<MJ \\ ashinu'u. t> 5 .54 ;Louisville. 3 8 :1V. Cleveland.. C o .04.i|at. XjOuis. - v .10j THE ALYA SUNK. W. K. Vandcrbilt's Yacbt Ran Down by the Steamer Dimock. While at anchor in the fog on Nantucket (Mas3.) Shoals early a few mornings ago, W. KL yanderbilt's yacht Alva was run into by the steamer H. F. Dimock and sunk. All on board the Alva, including W. K. Vanderbilt and party, were saved and taken on board the Dimock. As soon as it was certain that the yacht would sink, a steam launch, four rowboats and a naphtha launch were lowered from the Alva, which was rapidly sinking, and the owner and passengers, with the crew of fifty-two meo, were soon afloat and rapidly pulling away from their doomed craft. They left none too soon, for when they were about a cable's length from the vessel she made a violent keel to port, and, right* J 1 44 ?. AMI| ing again, piungoa qowu uowj mat, auu nothing but tho three masts sticking out of tbe water indicated the presenca of tiie magnificent ocean rover they had so lately de- | tterted. The party were all safely landed on boar d the Diraock, which anchored ant remained until about 1:40 o'clock in the afternoon, I when the fog liftel and a coursa was set for i Boston. The Dimock sustained some slight injuries to her stem and bows, but they wera made temporarily safe by her crew while she was awaiting clearing weather. So hurriedly were the occupants of the ill fated crjft obliged to leave that they were all, with the exception of the watcn on deck, clad in nothing bus their night clothes, and lost everything they had in the way of valuables. The Alva was one of tbe largest and haudsomesc yachts afloat. Her owner tnada a trip to Europe in her two years ago. 8he was built by Harlan & Holliagsworth, o" Wilmington, Del., in lS7tf, ant rebuilt in 1886. v:-, <.vvTHE GEM OF THE OCEAN. Columbia, Our Commerce Destroyer, Launched. i Description of the Greatest arid Fastest Vessel Afloat. The new United States commerce destroyer Columbia, officially rated as Cruiser No. 12, but nicknamed "The Pirate." was successfu'ly launched at 3:50 o'clock a few afternoons ago in Cramp's shipyard, Philadelphia. The youn? lady who was selected to christen the beautiful craft was Miss Edith Morton, the daughter of Vice-President Morton. THE COLUMBIA. When all was ready she broke a bottle of champagne, gaily decorated wi th a handpainted picture of the cruiser and red, I white and blue silk streamers, upon the | cruiser's prow, and the new memI b:r of the navy gracefully slid from the ways and beautifully settled I in the water. As the stern struck the river every whistle in the vicinity began shrieking, and the pandemonium continued for some minutes. The Columbia's anchor was cast when the middle of the river was reached. Among the christening party who mounted the flag-covered stand at the bow of the vessel were Secretary of the Navy Tracy, Vice-President Morton I 1 ? mA Mioa Rfllon Xlnrtnn U.IK1 JUUO> auu . ??? The ladies carried large bouquets of roses, and H. Cramp, or the shipbuilding tirm, stood at the side of the fair christener as prompter. There were also several hundred persons from Washington, New York and elsewhere on the platform. While no invitations were issued by the Arm of William Cramp'& Sons, the yard was early thrown open to the public and all were made welcome. Prom Washington came a small but distinguished party of officials, including Commodore Nor mm il. Parquhar, Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks; Commodore George Devey, of the Bureau of Equipment; Commodore Francis 8. Ramsay, Bureau of Navigation; Commodore William M. Folger, Bureau of Ordnance; Chief Constructor Theodore D. Wilson, of the Bureau of Construction and Repairs; Paymaster-General Edwin Stewart and Captain John A. Howell, President of the Steel Board. Fifty thousand people watoaed the launching from the yard and neighboring docks, and, in fact, from every vantage point. The Columbia is named in honor of the capital of South Carolina. She is of a claM that takes the name of a city. In view of the near approach of the Columbus Centennial, Secretary Tracy thought that the name might have a double significance. Description of the Vessel. Crusier No. 12, when completed, will not only be a triumDh of shipbuilding, but will embody all the essentials of propulsion, offensiveness and defensiveness which have long been recognized as combining the factors necessary to a maximum efficiency in naval architecture. She is termed "tie 7000-ton, three-screw commerce destroyer" in the Congressional Appropriation bill. ? 1? JnntMWA/l fryr? oruwi fr\y out) ib pruiurnjr um^ucu >?> av. her chief function will be to sweep an enemy's commerce from the sea3. To do this she must be able to overhaul in an ocean race the swiftest passenger steamships. The trans-Atlantic record being five days, nineteen hours and five minutes, she must break it down to five days and a fraction of an hour. A combination of perfected machinery such as has never before been designed will accomplish this end. The cruiser is full of intricate mechanism and has ten boilers, six of which are double ended, 15feet in diameter by feet long. Two others are 11X feet in diameter by 18^ feet long, and the remaining two, which are single ended, are ten feet in diameter by eight feet long. The boilers are made of 3teel and carry a pressure of 160 pounds. Eight of the largest are built in air and water-tight compartments, into which is forced a draught or 216500 cabic feet of air per minute when running at full speed. The engines are three in number, consist ing of vertical, triple-expansion cylinders, each of which develops 7000 horse power and drives a separate scrow. Under full pressure, each of the three screws should turn at the rate of 128 revolutions per minute. Ninety revolutions was the maximum of the City of Paris. Th? cruiser's shafts are made of forged steel Id. 5 inches in diameter. The vital portions of the vessel are rro.tected by an armored deck 4 inches thick on the slopes and 2% inches on the flat. The gun deck will be minutely subdivided by coal bunkers and store rooms. The bunkers not used for cool will be filled with a patent substance of such solidity as to form a wall 5 feet thick, and having all the advantages of an inner and supplemental armor. In the event of an emergency this patent substance, the nature of which is kept secret, can be used for fuel. Forward and abaft of the coal bunkers the cofferdam will be filled with a water-excluding substance similar to woodite. In tbe wake of the eight four-inch and machine guns the ship's sides will be armored with four and two inch plating. The six-inch guns, which are four in number, will be mounted on the open deck and protected by heavy shields attached, as in the new ships, to the gun-carriages. The coal capacity of the cruiser is 2000 - tons. At ten knots speed per hour this will give her an endurance of 109 days, a radius of action of 28,240 knots, and she will be ^otanm nrnund the world in 109 days I without recoaling, thus breaking alJ records for speed, economy and capacity The batteries of the cruiser will consist of four six-inch breech-loadiug rifles, twelve six-pounders, rapid firine; two machine guns, one field gun and six torpedo tubes. She will have two signal masts. The new cruiser is eminently superior to any other war ship in the world. The Blake, the finest ship in the British navy, is tho nearest approach to Cruiser No. 12. It was stipulated in the contract with the Cramps that the vessel, in all its parts, should be of domestic manufacture. A sister ship. Cruiser No. 13, is constructing by the Cramps. Her contract was awarded August 11, 1891. the Cramps's bid being $2,745,000, less $55,000, which they threw off. Both vessels will be identical in character, except that No. 13 will carry a heavier battery. PATS TO B? A PB0P3ET. Young Sitrinjf Bull's Rich Haul in the Indian Territory. Sitting Bull, Jr., of the Cheyenne tribe in Northern Dakota, who went among the Indians of the Indian Territory a year ago as the prophet of the coming Messiah, has just left the Coruancoe tribe to return to his Northern home. The Comancbes gave a tribe dance in his honor before he lefr. Young Bull has lound ttie propnet business very profitable, rle was presented with 100 horsfs, 60U head of cattle and nearly a oarioad e it blankets and costly trinkets. He married two of the Comanche girls,although already having tour wives in North DakotaCONSPIRATORS EXECUTED. They Had Plotted to Kill Bulgaria's Prince and Premier. The four conspirators, Milaroff, Popoff, Gheorghieff and Karaguloff, who, with I twelve others, were recently tried by court martial on charges of being implicated in a plot against the lives of Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria and bis Prime Minister. M. Stambuloff, were execut J in Sofla, Bulgaria, at live o'clock a few mornings since The Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad Company offered a reward of 140,000 for the I capture of the Dalton robbers who held up an exnress train in the Indian Territory LATER tTEWg. H The Inmaa line steamer City of Paris, I which flias the American flag, smashed HE all records on her late trip from Liverpool to New York, and is now Queen of the Ocean. Sbe accomplished the ran in the K marvelous time of five days, fifteen houra and fifty-eight minutes, beating the beet previous record by thirty-three minutes, which was held by the White Star steamer Teutonic. ffl At Wilkesbarre, Peun., Alexander Eggleston shot and killed his wife and then H fatally shot himself through the head. Eg- KB gleston had been a very hard drinker, and HE six weeks oefore his wife left him, taking IH her eight children. IH Frank Mollick, the alleged accomplice of the Anarchist, Berk man, who shot Frick, was forcibly taken from Long Branch, N. J., HB to Pittsburg before his lawyers could serve 19 a writ of habeas corpu?- MB A plot to blow up the Carnegie mills in Pittsburg, by an explosion of natural gas, was accidentally discovered in time to pro- ^B veut great destruction of life and property. ^B It is believed to have bees the work of Anarchists. Expert accountants who have been ex- HH amimns the books in the Treasurer's office H| in Dakota County, Nebraska, have com- ^B pleted their work, and report that ex-Treat* BR urer Wilkenson u $13,400 short GQ Bodie, the largest town in Mono County, ^B California, has been wiped out by fir*. The Hj tire burned up the entire business part of ^B the town, only one store escaping. Orae BB fifty stores were destroyed and many^dweU- IS ing bouses. The loss is about $300,000, with ^B small insurance. |0 The West Virginia Democratic State Con- ^B ventioa met at Parkersburg, W. Va., with ^B 1200 delegates present. A. McCorkle waa ^B nominated for Governor. 9 A steam engine boiler, used with a wheat H| thrashing machine near Kyle's Station, ^B Butler County, Ohio, burst. Ambrose Al- ^B eiander and Perry Holden were killed, and George Wiley, Edward Taylor, Wi:Iiaoi Hj Shark and John Kyle were p ill 'ally B3 wounded. The barn wa3 set on tiro and ^B burned to the ground, with about J2000 H worth of grain and farming implements. H lRioeaouwui iw^cscuwuku, ? w the proposition to appropriate $5,000,000 for the World's Fair at Chicago, resulted 117 ayes; 105 nays. ... > The Senate in executive session confirmed the following nominations: A. Barton Hej> born, of New York,. Controller of the Currency; Watson R. Sperry, of Delaware, Minister and Cousu'.-General to Penia; Truzton Beale, of California, Minister and. Consul-General to Roumania, Servia and Greece. The President nominated Watson R. Sperry, of Delaware, to be Minister Resident and Consul-General of the United States to Persia. He is editor of the Wilmington News. The Secretary of the Treasury instructed customs officers to deay admission to rags exported from France during the prevaleooe of the cholera epidemic. He also directed collectors of customs along the Atlantic seaboard to prohibit the landing of immigrants' from France. In view of the cholera in certain parts of Russia all the schools under the control of the Holy Synod have been closed. PROMINENT PEOPLE. Tee Pope can speak English, German and French perfectly. Eugene Kelly, the New York banker, has been decorated by the Pope. Prince Bismarck ?avs he never knew the cause of his dismissal from office. Senator Pefter, of Kansas, loves children and delights to see then gamboling around him. General John Bid well, the Prohibition candidate for President, is six fees and weighs 270 pounds. Senator Hoar, of Massachusetts, has recently been the guest of Lord Chief Justice Coleridge, of England. Qensral Snowden, in command of the Pennsylvania troops at Homestead, was for* merly a Chicago journalist. Cockrell, of Missouri, and Power, of Montana, are the oniy Western Senators who were born in th9 West. Justice Lamar, of the Supreme Court of the Unitod States, always summers in the mountains of New Hampshire. Marshall Field paid 1200,000 for 803 square feet of Chicago land recently?the largest price ever paid in that city. John C. Fremont, son of the famous Pathfinder, is a newspaper reporter, and was on duty at the scene of tie Pennsylvania rintd William Waldorf Asxoahas purchased Q the mansion on Carlton House terrace, Lorn fl don, which was occupied by George IV. B when Prince Regent. n Mb. and Mas. Rctssell Harbison- are I occupying the President's Cape May (N. J.) , fl cottage, and passing the season quietly and. fl entertaining only a few guests. fl Joseph Dion, the once famous billiard fl player and ex-champion of America, is now^fl an inmate of the home for pauper insane a|fl Ward's Island, New Y ork City. ^^^fl The late Samuel McDonald Richard^HSH President of a savings- bank in Baltin^^^SH had a wonderful memory of facas. s<onaUy knew and could call by nam^^Hr H 46,000 depositors, most of them pe^Rof B small means. fl Emanuel Lasker, the great chess player, fl who recently defeatei Blackburn, the Eng- fl lish champion, is only twenty-four years of fl age and looks even younger. His face la fl beardless, his spectacled eye cool and cal- D culating. fl Thomas Cook, founder of the "personally B conducted tour" business, who has just died fl in London, aged eighty four, was totally fl blind for some years, but took great delight fl in traveling, "Just to see the sights," as he Bfl said. He traveled extensively in this coua- H try two or three years ago. K Tnou A RoisnniB nt AIIavTiahv Clfcr. B ???? i ? 0 ^ Penn., the astronomer and manufacturer of telescopes, was once a laborer in one of the Pittsburg iron mills. His talents came to the attention of Henry Phillips, the millionaire, who persuaded him to give up paddling and devote his future to astronomy. Dr. E. Pok Harris, of .Indian Territory, was formerly a resident of Pettis County, Missouri. On the morning of June 14, 1881, he left his home intending to return for dinner, but one thing after another engaged bis attention, the first; being the battle of Booneville, and he never saw Pettia again until the other day. PUT TO THE SWORD, A Mad Scotch Clerk Backs Three Persons to Death. James Fraser, a bank dark, residing in the village of Polinont, County of Stirling, Scotland, rushed into the house of a neighbor with a drawn sword in his hand, and without a word of warning made a murderous attack upon him, slashing with his weapon at all who came "/O rescue his victim. The neighbor made a gooi fight, but all his attempts to disarm Frazer were unavailing and at last, weak from loss of blood he was unable to resist longer and was hacked to death. The murderer then turned his attention to the wife of his victim, inflicting upon her wounds which will result ia her death. Not satisfied with his bloody work, he then rushed from the house, and meeting a young woman on the highway cut and stabbed her with the sword which he still carried until he had killed her. He was finally captured after a desperate struggle. He was believed to be insane.