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A Fire Destroys Property to
tho Value of Over
Xlio Fourth Avenuo Car-Sta
bles uml a Warehouse
Furniture Belonging to 12,000 or
15,000 People Stored in the
Great Panic Created by the Fire
—A Woman Killed by
Thirty-five to Fifty Horses Burned
to Death in the Car-
TUo People Getting Tired of
tlio Operations of Grain
Subscriptions to the Fund for Mrs. Gar
field to Olose on the 16th
Special ItUvotth (o 7n< CMcaoo Tribunt.
Mew York, Oct. 10.—A lire which, in ex
tent and destructiveness, finds a parallel
only In the great tires in the dry-goods dis
tricts In this city u few yours ago, broke out
this evening on Fourth uvenne, near the
lower month of Park avenue, and
directly opposit the Park Avenue
Hotel. Hoforo It was subdued it
had laid in ashes the Vanderbilt
street-car depot at Fourth avenue nml Thir
ty-second and Thirty-third streets, had de
stroyed the greater part of tho immense stor
age warehouse belonging to John 11. .Mor
rell, located on Fourth avenue ami Thirty
second street, and had Indicted considerable
damage by water ami dying sparks to a num
ber of the residences on Thirty-second and
Thirty-third streets.
begins at Thirty-third street am! extends
over tho entire block ami about half way
through to Thirty-second street, and bounded
on too west by Fourth nvoifiio nml on the
east by Lexington avenue, thus taking in
the whole avenue (dock. It is estimated that
at' least 8:190,000 loss Is caused by
tho destruction of tho car stables and
about 81,500,000 by the burning of the stor
age warehouse, which was reported this
evening to contain over 5i,000,000 worth of
valuables. In addition to this tho furniture
and other contents of private residences
wore mined by the ilood of water which it
was necessary to use in tho elfort to quench
tlio llames, and this contributed to
which will probably reach over 8:300,000.
'When the tire broke out a stilt gale was
Mowing from the northwest, and this, com
bined with an Insnllldent supply of water,
gave to the task of conquering tiio llames a
dimcnity that for a time was well-nigh insur
mountable. Chief ESI Hates superintended
tlio distribution of the forces of tho lire de
partment, but al one timo he was obliged to
stand by helpless and sco tho tiro gaining
upon him with ominous rapidity. It was
not until after a delay, which though short
was comparatively still long enough to per
mit the destruction of thousands of dollars’
worth of property, that tho full head of
water was turned on at tlio reservoir and tho
firemen hud at tliolr disposal nil the supply
that it Is possible to secure at any time.
was a mystery up to a Into hour tonight It
was said In one quarter Umt it luul Its origin
In cavelesness regarding smoking In the
stables, but as the rules prohibiting the prac
tleo were very stringent and strictly on
lorced, that explanation of the disaster
was not generally accepted. Other
theories were that an overturned
kerosene lamp hud ignited some
hay and that an explosion of gas had been
Instrumental In starting the llamcs. What
ever. however, may have been Urn origin of
the lire, It is known Hint It was at llrst dis
covered In tho middle of the Lexington ave
nue end of the stables, in a feed room located
directly over what is known as tho hospital
room, on the ground lloor. There was
tofeudtlio Humes when ouco started, ami
Uio alarm, which was sent out a llltlo before
< o’clock, had hardly been sounded from
the box in Thirty-third street be
fore tho slight blaze first noticed
had grown to an alarming extent.
Tim stable is reported to have accommoda
tions for *IOO horses, but by good fortune tho
majority of these animals weru hi use on the
road, and Uio major part of those
In tho stable were safely removed, with
the exception, it was reported, of
about thirty-live to fifty, which were stir
rounded by Humus before the fire Imd been
long under headway and were burned to
death. Eating their way right amt left
with incredible rapidity tho llamcs
swept through tho building to tho
roof overlooking Lexington avenue. They
hud burned to cinders meanwhile all the In
tervening doorways, and when onco tho roof
had been attacked It seemed that Us destruc
tion opened tho way for a groat tuimul-Hku
passage throng)) which
This Impelling force fanned the Urn Into
furious violence, nml it raged with Intensity
and rapidity within tho stables, which run
tiered the elfiuts of tho liremen powerless to
stay Us progress. It wusnt this time that
the InanHlcluncy of Uve water-supply in the lire
hydrants was felt In live most disheartening
shape. It was almost like throwing water Into
u roaring furnace with u syringe in turn
upon the vest area of Itamo the Inmlmiuato
streams which came from tho hydrants. All
tbo available force of the lire depart
ment were an the spot, but they could
do nothing to save the building and
Its contents from destruction. With re
sistless force tbu Humes swept through
to the Fourth avenue front, and the constant
crash of falling timbers, the dull reverberat
ing thunder of fulling walls, with brilliant
(showers of sparks that were thrown every
now ami then high in the air like the out
pourings of some vast piece of pyrotechnics,
foretold that
from destruction. Meantime the sky became
painted with tho bright reduction of tho
Humes, which, with the sparks that shot ui>-
ward In countless profusion Into the clouds
of smoke that .rollon above tho burnlug build
ing, could be seen fur miles. Drawn by
curiosity people thronged to tho scene by
the thousands. Kvury means of tonveyiume
was culled Into requisition to accommodate
those who were eager to reach the burning
district. Thu Hnmes had been raging
auout half au hour only when the
high wind swept them over the
pop of Thirty-second street against
the walls of Morrell's storage warehouse on
Thirty-second street They bout steadily
against the windows, which could olfer llttlo
or no obstruction to their onward
piogress, and Just as Uve walls of
the depot were crushing In the
Humes gained an entrance Into the
warehouse. The wind blowing a hurricane
helped to aid their attack upon the higatorc.
uud while Us direction providentially shielded
the Furk Avenue Hotel from Injury it
created a strong current which carried tlio
sparks, fragments of blazing timber, and
directly over tho adjoining block, menacing
for a time all tlio houses at that snot. About
this time n Deputy Public Works Com
missioner having personally gone to the
reservoir, the full supply of water was
furnished, and tho lire was soon after
brought under control. The (Ire raged in the
warehouse, and threatened for a lime Its
total destruction. The iron doors separating
the two buildings which furm the storage
warehouse .-mumed, however, to place a fair
ly effectual slay to the further progress of
tho Itames in the building, and their path
toward tho Eomth avenue part was cut
off. The tiro burned with great tie ceness,
destroying a .vast deal of costly goods, and
then the falling of the front walls with crash
ing echoes and the tottering of the dividing
walls boro evidence of Um fact that the
llames had nothing more to devour, and that
the lire had readied the limit of its de
along Lexington avenue amt the side streets
became panic-stricken ns they saw u»o
clouds of smoke rolling over tho housetops,
pouring out nn actual shower of sparks Unit
was, in its way, one of thu grand
est features of the whole scone. House
hold goods were hurriedly gathered together
mid hurled out of tho windows to the side
walks. Women with children in their arms
ran about crying bitterly, evidently Imagin
ing Iliac their (ionics wore doomed to de
struction. In ait the ureas trunks, desks, and
other goods were piled In heaps, and men
and women were hurrying In amt out, carry
ing tlieir valuables. When the llremcii had
thu leisure they
and with reasoning words induced them to
suspend their operations and to return the
goods to their homes. The disaster will long
e remembered, not only for the scenes of
panic, excitement, and destruction which were
witnessed, but. ns an mifortnnnto evidence
Hint at present the metropolis has not tho
means at its disposal of coping, at tho
proper moment or In a sudden emergency,
with a dangerous outbreak of tire.
tlio owner of tho burned storage warehouse,
said that tlio only thing he could tell about
Ids own losses was that they were very large
and much more than tho insurance. "1
don’t know what I have lost,” said Mr. Mor
rell, "and 1 don’t know what amount
of my loss is covered by insur
ance. 1 have got to go through my
hooks before I can tell anything about it. I
don’t oven know whether I will ever he able
to lind the bonk. L am afraid nothing is
saved—not even tho books or tho safe.”
“ About a year ago,” Mr, Morrell continued,
" I reduced the amount of insurance on the
buildings one-half."
the warehouse occupied fifteen fuu,
■having a frontage on Fourth avenue of 100
feet, ami on Thirty-second street of Jtil,
Nearly In the centre of the big building
on the ground door were situated a number
of safety vaults, built of brick, iron, stone, and
steel, tuui idled witti valuable property. Thu
vaults were in the midst of the hottest ami
most destructive part of the lire, and were,
Air. Murrell supposed, eaten up by tho
dames. Tim building was about leu years
old. Ucgardlng the aggregate losses In the
storage warehouse, Mr. Morrell said he
was unable to make an estimate. There
were on his hooks between 12,1X10 and If*,ooo
names of persons who had property stored
in the building, amt nobody could say what
the goods were worth. "Among the de
positors," said Mr. Morrell, "were such men
usex-Gov. Hodman, William 11. Vanderbilt,
ux-Jmlgo Hilton, Abram S. Hewitt, .1. 11.
Parsons, nml some »t the bust families in all
tho principal cities of this country. There
were also a number of depositors living in
Europe.” Among those who hint snllered
from the lire was Mr. William 11. Vander
bdt, who had stored in the building
31 r. Morrell did not know the title of tho
picture nor tho artist. Another loser was a
sister-in-law of Congressman Einstein,
who had 810,000 wortli of wedding
presents in one of the rooms. Con
gressman Abram 8. Hewitt had fur
niture worth 810,00 In the building, and a
Mr. Van Host lost 81,UK) worth of furnltnr
Mr. Morrell also remembered that 3. .
Schuyler Wheeler had a law library valued
at SSOU on storage there. 3lr. Hassell Huge
also hail Ids entire library stored there.
These were mere drops in the bucket com
pared to tho total loss of the thousands of
3lr. Morrell said that when tho Ore broke
out he was In the warehouse with four
watchmen and twenty helpers. They did all
in their power to save tho building, and the
liremen did the best they could, but it was
impossible to prevent the spread Ingot Uie lire.
Ur. F. Putnam said that
a relative of tlio late Washington Irving,
had a quantity of furniture and paintings
stored In Urn iiorroll buildings. Undid not
know tho value of tho furniture, but ho did
tho value of tho paintings, it could not lie
less titan 8‘.i0,000. 3laiiy of thorn Imlonged to
Washington Irving. .Miss Jmng .spent tho
summer in Long Uranch, mid has not yot re
turned to tho city.
3b Hie Wettcrn AifodattU P«u.
Xkw Youk, Oct. 10.—Morrell estimated his
loss uc from $1,009,000 to $1;300,U<70. The
building insurances though large are inade
William 11. Vanderbilts painting was said
to be uninsured.
A man, deploring tho U>ss of $11,009 worth
of uninsured furniture, would not give his
Mrs. Klnstoon lost $10,090 worth of wed
ding presents.
Schuyler Wheeler’s library U pone.
(leorge Yorhurger loses SOO,OOO worth ul
Harriet Irving, now at Long Branch, loses
sao,ooo worth of pictures, and Abram S.
Hewitt, who went to Kuropo Saturday,
SIO,OOO worth of furniture.
DL’in.No Tin; kuoukush of tub fiub
one of tho engines caught fire, and huso nml
to be turned on it to save it. Crowds of peo
ple gathered in tho vicinity, and were with
dtfiicuity held in cheek by tho po
lice. Tho Bark Avenue Hotel, omm
slt tho stables, was exposed to
u feartul heat, but escaped Injury. The
guests weru greatly excited. The horses
taken out of Uio burning stable were driven
lu tue Fourth avenue tunnel. About thirty
five animals perished In tho liames. It was
rumored ut one time that three uum lost
their lives trying to rescue Uio horses, hut
the rumor lucked confirmation. On account
of the high wind prevailing tho firemen
abandoned all hope of saving the stables,
and by 0 they were a mass of ruins. To
combat the lire an extra supply of water was
turned Into tho Fast Side mains from the
reservoir. Fire-Marshal Sheldon said tho
loss on the oar-stuhles ami contents would
reach .%o,i)oo. The building was entirely de
stroyed. The losses are covered by Insur
ance In many companies.
FiioM nunm-.
while another was conveyed to the hospital
In an unconscious condition. John Flana
gan, aged -hi, a llreman. and .James Kelly,
aged It, were knocked down by llio crowd,
and received severe internal injuries. They
were removed to tho hospital, Thu lire is
still burning llorccly, but tbu Humes are
under control.
imuNiNti ok a cmau KAcrronv
New \oiik, Oct. ID.—Two hundred men
and women were at work this morning in
CarlUpumnn’s cigar manufactory, M*4 mid
fill Kivst Seventeenth street, when Km cry of
lire rang through the house. Thu factory
forms tho west end of a huge live-story bticlc
building that embraces No. fild to Wd, ami
In tho vast half of which Is a curled
hair manufactory, carried on by Mellon
it Co. The cry of lire came from the
engine-room, on tho ground Hoor. In a
minute utmost, before the terrilled workmen
on the upper Honrs could recover from their
Hrst fright, Hamo leaped upward and spread
with frightful rapidity through every story.
A scene of frantic excitement ami terror
followed. The majority of tho men were on
the second and third Hours, and tho puckers,
nearly nil young girls, were on Dm fourth
unci lifth. These latter made a rush for tbo
Hru-escupc, but found that their exit this way
No chance was ottered thorn for escape by
the stairway, but eventually they nil gut out
by a scuttle uu the roof of the Imlr factory,
tho last one reaching the ladder Just u 6 the
Humus rose above tho roof of tho doomed
building. Thu workmen on tho lower Hours
wero marshaled with no llttlo dlHiuulty, uml
led down stairs to the street by their Superin
tendent. force being requited to prevent dis
aster, Uud tire stairs by any accident become
blocked or the steady out How of workmen
been interrupted, a fearful loss of llfu must
have occurred. As it was, tire exit was man
aged most skillfully, nut one of the tiOO em
ployes being hurt, Thu employes, however,
lost all their tools, and whatever property
they hud in Urn building lievomt what
dothes they wore, iu (wo minutes from the
first warning tlio entire Imllillmr was
wrapped in llames. Loss, 8100,000; Inaur
unce, 880,000.
Special Uliiwfch to TTii VMM'*' TrUmiw.
New Yoiik, Oct. 10.— Speaking of tho
speculative situation in the grain ami pro
vision market, tho Cmmncirldt H<liTrM*cr
says, after adverting to the operations of the
newclluuu In Chicago: "Public opinion,
which has hitherto tolerated this specula
tive boom because tho public had not be
gun lo * feel Its effect In thu high prices of
food It was consuming, lias now come to re
gard It ns a nuisance that ought to Im abat
ed, and upon the men who are engaged In it
as in a measure public enemies. The entire
money and transportation interests
of thn‘ country aro also against
It, as It looks up funds
wanted In other and more legitimate chan
nels of business which aro running dry, not
only for want of money, but for the natural
movement of crops to set it (lowing, botti of
which have been dammed up by
extending from tho big operators, where it
commenced last May. to tho farmers, the
shoemakers, and tho bootblacks of every
town and city of the United States. Any one
who wants to bull markets now lias not only
unsafe prices and a treacherous money mar
ket to contend will), but a hostilcpnbilewho.se
mouthpiece—tho press—is already beginning
to clamor fur. Thecommissury interests, ttie
producing and speculative Interests, -have
had enough after a six months’ feast. If Uio
bulls will gracefully acknowledge this alul
stand aside now, they may have another
show later on, but If they wait to he put
aside they will carry very little of their ill
or well gotten gains with them.”
ftwctal iXtpnfcb to The Chlenao Tribune
Xkw Yoiik, Oct. 10.—The Gorman delega
tion to the Yorktowncelebration will be hero
on Thursday of this week on tho steamship
Herder. They will be received by a com
mittee, at tho head of which stands Gen.
Charles Adams, United States Minister to
Datuvin, who will be assisted by Carle Schurz
and a number of other promhit Germans,
Thu German societies of Now York will en
gage in tho festivities and join In a torch
light procession, probably on Thursday
To the HVelera Astodufccl
New York, Oet. 10.—The troops on Gov
ernor's Island left tills evening for York
town. The war-steamer Kcarsarge will re
main at Xow York to meet the German
guests and then Join tho squadron at YorU
town. The vessels which form tho squad
ron are nearly all proceeding to Yorktuwn.
Tho Queens County grand Jury has in
dicted the pool-sellers who set up In Hunt
er’s Point when driven by tho police out of
Xcw York.
The fund for Mrs. (iurlhdd and children
closes the 15th Inst. Thu fund now amounts
hmt no recognition hereabouts today. In
Wllkcsbarru there was the largest parade
the city ever witnessed, after tho societies
hint attended mass In the Cathedral. In
Hartford, tile Cathode temperance societies
of Connecticut paraded in honor of thoevent.
A Ifilow-Up at tUo AUtou Tlunuructur
lug Company’* Itoliing-Itooiu— Twro
H(on Hurled into Kternlty—Tlio (limn*
nl Mysiory Attends tlio Affair*
A terrific explosion, resulting In tho loss of
two human Uvea, occurred at about 11 o'clock
yesterday morning at the corner of Wtulo and
Crittenden streets, in n one-story brick building
used by, tho Alston MunulauLurlng Com
pany, dealers In paints nml painters' ma
terial, us a "bulling'* room—a room
where Unsoed-ntl Is prepared Tor "drying "
purposes. One of tho men, Mr. Frank I*. Calla
han, a partner la tho company, who served ns
superintendent of tho paint mill and gouoral
chemist, was loaldo the structure when tho ex
plosion took plueo. Tho other deceased, Ole
llorgeson, a laborer was standing Justin front
of the only dour loading Into tho room. Tho re
port was followed by a Hash, ytroums of (Ire
poured one of tho door and overy opening,
llorgescn was seen, wrapped in Hume, Hying in
mid-air across tho street, where ho and tho
wheelbarrow which bo bed been using struck
violently against a close board-fence. As
ho lay upon tho ground dead, tho
Humes from Uls oli-soakcd clothing rose to tlio
bight of six feet In (ho air. He was fearfully
burned, and tboy who gazed at his almost un
recognizable remains turned away Blok at tho
spectacle. Mr. Callahan was found lying near
the door, Uls eyes bud boon blown completely
mu of his bend, and mo Hush of his face and
neuk torn to shreds, and blackened and charred
in u horrible manner, ills body, 100, was
Ttio inon who, ut their own peril ami physical
sulfurlug. Urmv bis body from tho blu/.lag door
way— 1). .J. HarJowaud O. St. John—found (dm
still alive, audits suoedlly as possible hud him
removed to tho Comity Hospital, where
ho (died within an hour from tbu
time of tho occurrence. An alarm of llro was
sunt la through Hex 4la so soon us tho aeuldunt
tuoic place. Thu tiro was easily extinguished,
and tbo loss, It Is said, will not exceed (100.
Tho cause of tho explosion Is some
thing which no ouo has as yet boon
üblu to determine. For some tlmo past
tho company, represented by Mr. Cullamm
himself, bus been experimenting In tho process
of boiling oil, and tbo building wherein yester
day's calamity took phmu has uuen ibo scene of
those exporlmcnis. Tho structure was evi
dently built for tbn express purpose. It Is a
one-story brick uifuir, -4xliJ foot In
dimensions, and stands about sovcoty-llvo
feet to tho nurfb of, and entirely
detached from, tho mill. Tbu only contents of
tbo room weru tho apparatus used in tho process
of boiling, which consisted principally of u
brick-inclosed cylinder, flight foot long, two feet
in diameter, and made of east-iron
nno and one-half Inches thick. Tbu
brlok-wnrk was so constructed Umt almost tho
whole of ibo exterior surface of tbo " boiler,”
or cylinder, was exposed to tho bla/.uuf tho lire
In (ho furnaeu beneath. An usoapo-plpu led
from (ho boiler to a tank outside, laid served to
conduct away tbo gases generated by tho hunt.
Another pipe, leading to another tank,
also outside tho building, and connected
by a pipe wlib tbo (inrt-mum)oned
tank, served io draw otf tho overflow produced
by tbu heating of tho oil, Uy this arrangement
tuoru appeared to bo no danger of explosion,
especially when tbu mm-lnliammablo nature of
lliuoil Itself Is considered. Mr. Harlow, who is
foreman about the establishment, tad who
tie being temporarily In tbo mill, stated last
Hlirhl to it reporter who culled on blm ut hi*
residence. No, ill? Fifth avenue, that he bud no
Idea wbutcvor ns to tbo eunso of tbo explosion.
U bad boon suggested to blm that tbo escape
pipes leading from tho cylinder might have be
come clogged, and tbo explosion caused
by tbo uccumulatod gusost but tbu
possibility or that oeourrcneo bad, be
thought. been amjily provided for. Tbo boiler
was provided with a gage, which was of service
In registering bent only to that point towhieb
It was desired to tiring tbo oil—n point at wbloh
lend molls—but tbo Idea of neoldeut bad always
uuen so foreign to tho mindset tbnso In charge
that tbo uso of oven su crude an arrangement
us that ultaebed bad never been deemed neces
sary. There bud been but two boilings umdo iu
tiie new uppuraius prior to yesterday, and bath
ut those boilings bad boon unsutlarauinry, bo
cause of the absence of sulileient beat. Tbo
maobluu was overhauled Inn week, uud tbo
ehaugos therein completed only lustbutimlay
night. Vosterday was tbo first day tbo apparatus
was used since being repaired, and tbo draft
live uause of dissatisfaction theretofore—
seemed to bo all right. The tank or
cylinder, Mr. Harlow stated, contained
when full übout four barrels, or 30U gallons,
it was a heavy and tubstuutiul arrangement,
and hud a detachable bead, which Mr. Harlow
himself had removed ami put safely buck! only
a short thou before tbo accident, Tho fact that
was blown off, while tbo rust of tbu boiler was
uuburi, would Indicate I bat tbo bead was de
fective, fur Mr, Uuvlow was suro that it bod
been madu us tight as pouthlo.
Air. Callahan, tbu unfortunate partner, was
vary Ulgbiy esteemed by bis associate# lu busi
ness, and bis shocking death Is deeply felt by
them. Nino years ago bo connected himself. In
ibe capacity of chemist, wltb tbo concern which
is now tbo Alston s(uuufuotur(ug Company, uud
since that time bas raised himself to tbo
position which be so recently occu
pied. Ho lived at No. Wd Wells street, and
leaves behind blot a wife uud two children, wbu
are at present out of tbo city. Deceased was
but :w years of ago. Tbo other unfortunate.
Ole Hemesou, was a Norwegian labnrlugmnn, IH
years of age, was married only two months ago,
and lived at No. S7I West Huron street. Tbo
Koronor will bold an Impvest ut U o'clock this
morning at No. 2T7 West Huron street, when uu
uticuip* will bo made to discover the cause of
un occurrence which was witnessed by but two
men, and they now dead.
Forecast of the Result of the
Impending Struggle in
The Itoimhllenus Hold, Aggress
ive, uml Uonlliluut of Kasy
Something About What Boolcwal
ter's Neighbors Have to Say
of Him.
Tnmumiiy llrnrcs mul the Cohorts of
Irving Hull (lathered at
In Oajo of Dofoat Tammany Will Nomi
nate and Support a Local
Spfddl Dl»jy«f<f» M The Chteaaa TVUmn*.
Cr.kvci.ANi), Oct. 10,—Latest developments In
tbo campaign In this Htnto seem to point out tbo
Democratic candidate tor Governor ns a states
man very much after tbo 1)111 Kngllsh order.
His friends and neighbors In Hpringllcld who
know tbo most about him tell some rather un
complimentary things of hlsorlvnto life. It Is
n pure ease of buying one’s sell Into public
prominence. Uverv one who knows anything
nbout the subject Is certain that tbo nomination
was a purchased affair. There are now no
speeches of tiny special consequence being
made ou tho Democratic side of tbo ease. Tho
candidate Is simply being run around tbo State
ns a sort of curiosity, and taken through tbo
groat shops In tho oltlus and introduced
to tho men who toil. It is said that
this latter operation inyt lu several instances
disgusted tbo smutted sous of toil who
buvo formerly voted tho Donmerutlo ticket, and
they have said that If tholr party has got so far
along ns to resort to such urlltlees as then* limy
arc through with It forever. It is one of (ho
happiest things In all creation (hut the Creator,
In making man,' bus, us u general thing, stumped
upon his countenance to some extent the char
acter within. Tills was decidedly the ease with
Rill Kngllsh, and Is more so with our Democrat
ic yearling, Mr. Rookwaltor. Mr. Ruokwaßcr's
friends mid neighbors lu Hprlngtluld say that ids
present activity and liberality Is exactly what
would be expected of him. Ho has never eon*
trlbutcd anything before to polities, but now
that ho Is personally interested of course he
would do exactly as bo la doing. A prominent
Democrat who has been In bis company of lute,
and who bus tried tbo weight of his valise, says
that bo carries something like a peek of
gold coin along with him all tho wbilo
for small change, and is drawing heavily
on bis bunk account by means of checks.
Tho wholo campaign Is being run on
tho mercenary plan. Commercial travelers paid
liberally for tholr time mid pains tire going in
all directions singing tbo glories of tho man
with tho barrel. Tho blowers and strikers and
tidu waiters all over tho Htnto seem to havo
plenty of money, and spend It freely, It Is such a
harvest as tbo Democratic workers have nut hud
before for years, and tbo old timers arc very
much dlssatistlod with It because they say no
man can over bo nominated again In tho Demo*
, crutloparty who does not have plenty of money;
that after tbo “workers*' have once become
accustomed to obtaining pay for tholr work
they will always demand it, and tho pride In
party and party success will perish from tbo
earth forever.
Hut I started out to toft something about what
Mr, Uookwaltor's neighbors havu lo say about
him. In thollrat place, it umy bo suit! that helms
never boon recognized by anybody ha a man for
any local trust or public enterprise. Hu has never
been elected to tm olllcoofaß much importance
as School Director. Ho has devoted his entire
life thus far to tho pushing forward of himself
In the most doltish wujr. Ho Is in favor of mon
archy, and has frequently expressed himself so.
Ho complains bitterly of tho rights which poor
men assume to themselves In this country, ami
Is very fond of Dukes ami Lords and tba heredi
tary titles which tbny possess.
Ills father-in-law mbit, up tho manufacturing
business with which he is connected, und the
only thing of muu which ho overdid was to
imttatu Hill English in tho eomdruetton of an
opera-house. When tho Lugmula Hotel was
being built, quite largely by subscriptions
among tbo pubiio-splrited people of Sprlnglield,
ho waited and refused to glvuiieuni mull the
thing was wuli under headway, and thou be set
to work and bought up systematically tbo stuck
at a low cents on tbo dollar.
When tho question of building tho Sprlugilold,
Jackson & Pomeroy Uallroau was under con
sideration, and every one felt that it was a mat
tor of peculiar interest to Sprliigileld ami
Clarke County, he said he didn't owe his county
anything, ana utterly refused to contribute a
lint the thing concerning which tho neighbors
of Mr. Hookwaltor felt the most bitter towards
him for was his rotosultu subscribe last year
when the eommltteu on tho dvcorailun of
soldiers’ graves were around tor dollar sub
scriptions. Ho said emphatically Unit he would
not give u cent fur any snub purpose. Hu added
that ho looked upon the private soldier as a
man working for hire, and In his view of mut
turs tho soldier takes his elmuces, and if he Is
shut he must consider It one of tho outcomes of
his business.
About the sumo time tho people of Clarke
County were straining uvory nerve to raise
money to properly celebrate tho vietury of Gun.
George Huger* Clarke over the Indians. Citizen
ilooicwaltur, tbo wealthy uanUidulu for Gov
ernor, had no money to spond. Thu occasion
was so great that Gov. Poster and his staff were
present, und prominent guests from other pans
of tho country. On another occasion a public
library was being dedicated in town. Mr. Hook
waiter was quite solicitous that ho be brought
to tho front. Hu hinted that Im would like to he
Chairman of tho .meeting, hut far Home reason
he failed tu receive this honor, and afterwards
said that ha hud a cheek in his pocket for VI.UOU,
but, as he fulled to got tho Chairmanship, ha
would not pay anything.
Tho people who are tho maddest of any ut Mr.
llooKwalter’s actions aro tho Lutheran brethren
luHprlnglleld. Ho promised thorn fl.uon fora
bull if they would build a steeple tor their
church. They did tho bust thoy could towards
raising tho money, hut meanwhile tho üburuh
was struck by lightning and burned to tho
ground. Thu great man then rotused to pay
anything ut all, notwithstanding tho fuel that
his wife was a member In good standing in tho
otucuif Uiapatth to Th* CMeago TVlbuii*.
Cui.umiius, 0.. Out. Hl.—Thu election which
takes place In Ohio to-morrow 1* for Governor,
i.iuutunnnt-Guvurnnr, Judge of tho Supremo
Court, Attorney-General, State Treasurer, and
member of the Heard of Public Works, as well
as candidates for the General Assembly, Thu
campaign bus been a remarkably quiet uuo on
both side*. On the part of tho Ilun.uurHts it was
a necessity, and was decided upon as soon as It
hceumu apparent that the veteran leaders of tho
party wore not in sympathy with tbo candi
date, Mr. John \Y, Itnokwatiur, who by
tho must corrupt moans known secured
bis mnulnuUon, und the morn able
und respected political orators emphatically de
clined to advocate his election do the stump.
Tho Democrats adopted tho tactics of Mr. Til
don, and early In tho summer had h well organ
ized body of agents working in his behalf among
the workshop, tho uoal-mlnes, und mills and
factories in every county In Ohio, Mr. Hook
waiter, however, made u fatal blunder In his
still-bunt campaign by trimming personally
over the State, holding public receptions lu some
of tbo lowest doggeries, mid dealing out
grog to tho minors and workingmen. Many
who hud been Inclined tu vutu
for tbo party’s candidate have turned
against him, and la the mining communities,'
where a vast amount of money has been placed,
tho feeling bus so changed that HepubUeau
Sains are assured. Tho lung Illness of President
ariluld deterred tho Hunuudeuns from opening
the campaign until the IMb of September, atm
hut three days was tho wurk on tho stump
prusouutod before the death of the President,
when nil appointments were withdrawn. Dur
ing tho past two weeks tho Uepublloana have
made an aggressive light In every school dis
trict In the statu. Their organization Is most
complete, and the fears entertained that there
would he a heavy falling off of the llupubllcun
vote have been dispelled.
Tbo prohibition party have a full Slate ticket
In tho held. Thu organization has not only been
sustained and supported by iho Democrats, but
has been mudo the Instrument to gain control
of the vote of tho Methodist ('burub. Tbo war
fare waged by this party of alleged reformers
bus been of tbo most vindictive character.
Nothing calculated to lujuro or prejudice tho
cause uf (he Hupubilcuit candidate, Uuv. Foster,
has been bold buck. Many engaged in tbo
. movement whose declaration was, •• Wo must
chastise Foster,” have no standing ut
home or InUuonco or character ahiosd. Bo enor
mous bad the abuses become taut those really
interested listhe prohibition cause abandoned
the organization, and arc free to denounce it as
a blackmailing organization. On the success
anticipated from this agency tho Democrats
based their calculations and rested their hopes
ttnill It begun to (otter. Their rollniiou was thou
transferred to tho probability of President Gar-
Hem’s demise turn the uiccndency of Gen.
Aitbur to tbo Presidency, U was argued that
tho new President would at once call about him
ox-HeimtnrConkllng and other tnacblno maim*
peril, which would result In nn open Republican
revolt, InwitrltiK tho elcotloti of Rookwaiior and
hnth branches or tlio (icnornl Assembly. This
Insthopo has most signally fulled. Tho Ohio
Republicans are lit full sympathy with tho new
Administration, nud Unit tho President In deeply
Interested In the success of Gov. Poster and tho
Republican ticket may be Judged by tho follow*
Rig t:\trmft from tt personal letter to tho Gov*
unmrs “ With my best wishes for your success,
which I feel Is tenured, I rnnmln, very faithfully,
your friend, I’. A. Arthur.'* Tbo Imlloailmis to*
night Htromrlv point to the success of tho
greater portion of the Itopubllcim ticket In this
county, Hu demoralized have tho Demo*
twain become tholr Htato ticket In totuliy
Ignored. Thin elty will doubtless irlvu Guv.
Foster iVX) majority, Tho feeling of uontl*
donee in Republican success tomorrow has
never been surpassed. and. outside the Demo
crat le committee-rooms. ihero arc nmnnvtm
prediet tho uleution of tho Democratic ticket.
Dtiv. Foster's majority la variously estimated nt
10.1 RM), I A,(KM, ami •- , i),OW. It la not Improbable
that tho head of tho ticket will show n slight
I ailing off cmaeeoimt of tho wartaro wuued by
unfortunuto otllccaeukera and their friends. Ills
majority, however, will hardly full short of IfiaNNi
over bis competitor, Mr. llookwaltcr. Tho
lluaso of Representatives will bo Republican,
but. tho Hcnnto la regarded aa doubtful. Thu R«*
publlenns. however, havo a lighting cbnuco of
controlling both branches.
Sn«Ml DPt-nlfh (■> 'Hit CMmw Trfbunt •
Cincinnati, 0., Oct. 10.—Tho lenders nf both
parties confess tonight that the result of tumor*
row’s election Is shrouded lu tlio greatest dmibt.
Nothing will HUrpriso thorn. There has b ton nn
campaign, and nothing to Indicate tho temper
of tho people ut largo. Tlioro is much activity,
hut no speculations. Tho I.iiieoln Club, the must
powerful political organization in tbo Stale. to*
day distributed IWO.OUO Republican tickets. Hitch
ticket was Inclosed lu mi envelope with iicireu*
lur from the club imnng tho recipient to not
fall to vote nor to recognlzo tbo lm*
purtnnen to tho eitusu of good government
that tho Ilcpublleiin ticket should bo
triumphantly elected. The circulars and tickets
thus Inclosed woru left tit every house lu tho
city. It was undoubtedly u good stroke. The
club lias tho public conibience to n rare degree,
and this appeal will bo considered by u largo
class of voters as a personal recognition, mm
will assist in removing tbo general apathy ns to
tbo result of tho election mid Insure tho easting
of agrea’er proportion or straight Republican
votes. The Dumoonits arc reiving mi u
supreme effort by tholr ward workers
during tho hottrs tho polls are open.
It is believed that they tiro plentifully
supplied with money, and that It will bo freely
used, Precautions against Illegal voting or mi
unfair count hove been taken, Tho bridges
leading to Covington ana Newport, on tbo Ken*
tucky side of tho river, will be closely watched
by meu placed there by both parties. Thu Dem
oerats four an iniliix of lieniucky negroes and
the Republicans of white voters. Tbo polls will
also bo closely watched. Tho orders to tho po
lice from Mayor Means are that they shall in
toiost themselves only In tho preservation
of order. Nona of tbo eompllea*
lions mentioned In previous dispatches
Imvu been reduced, mid others have
arisen to mvatlfy tho situation. A report Is
current tonight to tbo effect that tho Jewish
vote will be very genurullv east against tho Re
publican ticket. Thu explanation of this is that
tho Jews have determined to revenge them
selves upon tho party for tbo defeat of Loßs
Heasongnod for tho nomination of Lieutenant*
fJovurnor before tbo Republican Convention.
It was Mr. Seasongond's second defeat for o
nomination for tbo Lloutumuit-Qovenmralilp.
nud on both occasions II is unite curtain Unit lm
received unfair treatment. It was urged
before tho convention that tho country pro*
duels would scratch any Jew who might bo
put up. Tbo convention rat down on Mr. Hea
sungood. mid nominated In bis stead a repre
sentative of one of tho precincts. Thu talk to
night is that tbo Jews have mildly determined
to revenge themselves for tho Insult to tholr
racu by golug against tho whom ticket. Tho
story enmes later, uud is probably an exaggera
tion, but It cannot bo denied that tho Jews have
Home eiittso for retaliation. Tbo Indications are
that tbo day will bo fair, which Is always
it very material advantage to tbo Re
publicans. In this city and county a
mixed ticket will bo elected, (lov. Foster
and tho other candidates on tho Htnto ticket will
probably receive a majority, but it does not
promise to bo as large ns that of two years ago.
Tho nows from (ho Htnto at largo is that tho
Prohibitionists uro much stronger than was
supposed, mid that (lov. Foster and Judge
Lnngwortb. the Republican candidate for tbo
Hupreme Court, will bo scratched by them. Tho
returns will be vory Into coming lu. and It Is
possible that tho result will uot bo accurately
known befuro Thursday.
Sptetal HUvntth to Ti\» CUicngn IVtbunt,
At.uanv. N. V., Dot. 10.—Tim gossip which
connects tho immo of Chlnf-Judge Kolgor, of
tho Court of Appeals, with the position of Secre
tary of tho Treasury In President Arthur's Cabi
net seems to have no foundation Intact, Thu
Judge presided over tho session of tho court this
mnrnlng, und has not been to Washington. Tun
TintiuNit reporter nskeu him this morning If he
bad beau tendered a position in the Cabinet. Ho
replied: •• I hnvo not neon (lon. Arthur since
tho month nf May last, nor have 1 had from or
with him any communication, either written or
oral, or by any other poison, on any subject
since that month."
Two special trains bearing 800 Tammany
braves ami 860 representatives or tlio county
Democracy arrived from Now X<>fK thlu after*
noon to explulti tho true Inwardness of Now
York affairs to tho rural delegates and force tho
claims of each organization, Each faction was
accompanied by a hand, and mndu n lino ap
pearance. Of tbo two, tho Kelly crowd were tho
mast respectable. John Kelly accompanied tho
delegation, of course, and has been tbo groat
lion of tho place. Since his arrival ho and
his followers had no hesitation in no*
iiouneiug that they had little ex
pectations of securing recognition, but
they desirod the country delegates to under
stand their position and lay tho lilumo where it
belonged. Sir. Kelly says that Tammany Hall
will Indorse tho ticket that may ho nominated,
and will hold a hig ratification meeting In thalr
hall, ovun If thoy are thrown out of tho conven
tion, hut on tho county ticket thoy will make n
Jluht and show tho State which organisation is
hanked by tho people of tho city. Tammany
Hall, thoy say, has many friends outside of Now
York, who will resent any slight to
tho hall, and express tboir disapproval by
bolting tho ticket which Tammany Hall reject
ed. Thu Deinocraliu ticket, according to tliolr
statements, will comedown to tho Harlem itivur
in a minority of lusjXN), which menus tbo elec
tion of tho Uopubllcun ticket by :ju,i)oo majority
at least. Tho TlUlon managers scout this idea,
mid say that any recognition of Kelly will drive
off more votes in tbo country than ho can con
trol In Now York. Of two evils, they must
choose tho lessor. Tammany talk of support
ing the ticket Hints few believers. With n sep
arate! county ticket In tho Hold swap
ping mid bargaining will bo a mailer
of course, mid tho State ticket
will ho suru to fare badly, lu tbo event of Kel
ly’s dismissal u bargain with tho JlepubJJcans in
inu metropolis Is looked upon us certain. Tho
dual talked of is to give Tammany Hall control
of tho Hoard of Aldermen and allow tho Hopub-
Means to elect tho District*Attorney mid give
thorn mnlurhilaid on tho Slate ticket. .Indued,
Kelly's ciiler motive in coming up hero seems to
bo to effect some bargain with tho
llomueratlu factions or tho Ilopubliuaus
to retain a share of tholr patronage.
The Tlldon managers laugh at tho boast that
Tammany Hull controls 60,000 votes. A county
tlckot would only receive hi,ooo votes, they say.
and Kelly would not bo nhlu to induce half of
that number to bolt tho Blato ticket, Thoy ar- i
ilrm that Kelly’s power In New York Is rapidly
diminishing, and, wltn an onipbaile sut-uauK
now, he will ceuso to be a factor of any political
Importance. •• Why," said tbo editor of the 1
.Hons tonight, " tomorrow evening Kelly will
bo u romliilseenoo." At nil events Kelly must
go. amt lie will have number opportunity at tho
pulls in November to manifest bis power.
Tbo discussion of tho New York City troubles
has been tbs absorbing (iimstmn so far, and tho
consideration of tho ticket has been thrust
raibor in Hie background. HlUl, candidates urn
thicker than they were lust night, and new
name* are constantly appearing. Thu backing
of must of tho men actively pressed is largely
local, uo one having obtained n command
ing loud over his competitors. Tbo Til
duo leaders aillrm that no slulo has burnt
funned, and no reliable predictions of the
composition of tbo tlckot cun ho mado whim
theruarosuubn croMl of aspirants. Thouitl
male selection will bo governed largely by
geographical considerations rutbor than per
sonal qunliilcattous. If tbo first names on tbo
ticket come from Hio western or middle sue*
Ileus of the Statu the Democratic strongholds
in tho oust and south will stand an excellent
chance of securing tho remaining places. The
determination now aeuins lu give the anil-
Tllden clement hut one plueo, that of Judge of
the Court of Appeals—tho only position having
no patronage. William C, Unger, a lawyer
uonneotud with tho old canal ring, will
probably secure this honor. For Temoornrv
Chairman, IK It. Hill, of Elmira, a strong Tllden
man, has been agreed. In Ib'T he tom tbo
samu position, mid In the confusion caused by
the nntt-Tildun men lost bis bead, allowing that
faction to overthrow the Tllden program.
Ho will be given u chance tomorrow to retrieve
himself. U seems likely that there will he u
two days session fur the bunetU of tho hotel
keepers. who have agreed tu share the expenses
of the convention. After tbo lomourury organ
tuition and appointment nt tbo eommktiues
tomorrow an adjournment will bo had- until
Wedaosdtiy morning tu give tho Commutes on
Credentials time to listen to the claims of the
Now York faction. Too platform In 111 main
features will (tear a strong similarity to ,ae one
adopted by the llupubllcuns In New Vtifk Inst
week. It will favor elvll-surviee reform, urging
tbo passage of tbo Pendleton bill. Monopolies
and corporation* will be strongly denounced,
and the proposed railroad commission will be
indorsed. There will l>o a resolu
tion expressing sympathy with President
Uarticlds lumliy, mourning for hi* Uvula.
and condemnation of Ins assashmuon, Tbu
Ihianclal plunk win bo hnnost mouoy mid a de*
nmiohiUoa of ilio coalition between the Hepub*
Means mid llcndjnsters In Vlrirlnin. The Bonn*
dais of tno Into Monitorial light will bn pictured
In ti separate resolution. They will also declare
In favorof transmitting iho question of making
thn Htuto onnnis freo to tho people for a volu.
Tim Ntato Cominlllec had neon In Houston slnco
half-past B o'clock listening tn tho orgumuntu
on tho Mow York contestants. Lmigthv speeches
have boon made fur John Kelly uml oilier Tain*
many num. Corporation Counsel Will C. Whit,
noy. niul uihurs from tho county Democracy.
Tho discussion dooms llkplv to last an lump o
two longer. Kelly, in tho eonrsu of his remarks,
said that Tatiimnnv Hall could repeat
tho story of lB7i» If compound to.
That was tho year in which Kelly
ran for (Jovornor and •‘looted Oarnoll. Ills party
Is said to have a larger proportion of friends on
tho committee than In tho convention. A can*
vass shows twenty-four Kelly men out of the 1112
delegates outside of New York. F.x-Sonator
Kernnn favors a plan to throw out all tho Now
York delegates, with tho understanding that tho
faetion which polls the highest voteon its conn*
tv ticket In iho eotnlng nloetlon shall bo declared
tuo regular Domocr.ilic party next year.
Srrfial impute/* in ’A.' Cauajo IViM/ns.
Lucan. Out., Oct, to.—borsome time past In*
cundlnrles have been at ivork in various parts of
tbo Township of lllildtilph. Grain, storehouses,
mills, hums, etc., have been burned, and It
seemed (hat another reign of terrorism and nets
of lawlosnoss was about to commcnco similar
to those which have already gained fur tho town*
ship an unenviable notoriety. Tho services of a
private duteetlvo wore secured, and ho has been
In tho township for some time looking closely
after suspected parties. His Information
led him to suspect that an attempt
would bo made Inst night to burn
n mill In this village known ns tbo Stanley Light
Mill. Tho doteotlvo, with a number of men,
kept watch Inside tho building, and about mid*
nlvbt tbo attempt was made. A number of
augur holes wore cored Inside of iho building.
Into which a quantity of conl-01l wa* poured,
and a young man named Simeon Howe was hi
tho act of applying tho mated. At this Juncture
tho Impatient watchers Inside Iho mill rushed
out and endeavored to capture Iho Incendiary.
Hu was on the alert, however, mid
proved too tleot for his pursuers, mak
ing his escupn. Subsequently four men,
supposed to be the leaders of tho gang, wero ar
rested, iho principal ones being William and
Hubert Donnelly, who will bo remembered in
connection with tho reeont murder case in
whloli choir father, mother, sister, and brother
were murdered, and for whose murder n county
Constable and a number of residents of tbo
township wore placed on trial, but acquitted,
tbo Jury fulling to agree. The prisoners had a
preliminary bearing today and wore remanded
till Thursday, hull being refused.
Nprefal D(tiut(ch to The Chtraov TVl&nnr.
Month::,vn. Out, 10.—This afternoon, In tho
Court of Queen's Hunch, In tho hearing of u
libel case brought by John Haxter, a broker nt
present doing business here, against a detective
named Fahey, tho latter put in a special plou of
Justification, la which ho claims that Baxter
was a cuiitldouco man. and had extensive opera
tions hi Chicago and Montreal, and that bo is
ono of (bo Kingston contldonco men of tbo pe
riod, and Hod from Chicago about two years ago
because of mo exposure of tho viD.UOd awm*
dlo mi tho United Hiatus Government
known as tho Ayer match-bend grant,
ami that he was tho chief engineer of tho swin
dle, and that, Heuing to Montreal, Baxter en
gaged in tno - money-lending and brokerage
business, and that his transactions have boon
questionable, and of lute thoro bus been un ex
posure or his gigantic swindling schemo known
nsthoHllver Pluma Mining Company, and (hut
Baxter Is now at large, and that Montreal corre
spondents inider-unnd that there is a reward of
(■I.OIXI for him In Chicago.
Ottawa, Cun., Oct. 10.—Ono hundred families
of llshormen cm Anticosti Island and the north
shore uru hi u starving condition.
Miss Mary Anderson was welcomed back to
tho scone of her earliest triumphs by n largo
.audience, for whoso entertainment sho pre
sented her version of Bhlot’s drama of “KvnOno,
or the Statue.” Tho lady received an cntbnsi
usllo greeting, and was honored with several tv
culls. Her Interpretation of tho part is tho
same today that it evor has been. Nature has
done far morn for this charming actress than
art. Her successes are won as tbo result of
natural talent, of inborn gonitis, rather than of
training and of hard study. Hho is
eminently classical In appearance, graceful
in notion, and gifted with n lloxlblo voloo
rich aud admirably modulated, [(or readings
are Intelligent, and tho vocal power at her
command apparently unlimited. Hho Is free
from rant, mid has tho accessary quality of per
sonal magnetism, lint shu does nut advance or
grow. There is often an unevenness uhoutMlss
Anderson’s performances, a rapid transition
trum extraordinary to ordinary, that Impairs
the etlcuilveoess of what sho does best. She
responds readily to tbo cllmnetrio demands, but
falls to be equally satisfactory ut otbor times.
Her merits are great—they might be grimier.
In ” Evmlnu” Miss Anderson is much mnro even
In her acting than In some other pur# which shu
has presented before, and In which sho will bu
seen during this engagement. In tbo hist act
she Is fully equal to tho requirements of tho
scone,which Is saying a groat ileal, fur tho claims
upon the ability and skill of tbo porfor mot* tiro
persistent. Bho also appears to advantage In
the sceno with Vlcenlto and C’clmimi, where sho
first hears of tho foul accusation made against
her honor. Tbo play is a sombre one. There Is
not a touch of humor In It. For that reason It
requires more than common talent to mnko it
a success. This Miss Anderson has anno,
and made tho part sho plays an attractive
one. Miss O'Neill was the original AV-tdac, mid
Mncready tbo llrst LwUiuleu. Naples is tbo
scene of tbo play. Lmimdco (It. h. Downing),
thu Prime Minister, heads a conspiracy to mur
der tho King. In his way standi tbo Incorrupti
ble Colemiu (J. U.Htudley), whoso sister Kuudtie
Is betrothed to HcrnHc (W. W. Harris), Lin/o
rlfo seeks to gut CoUmim to murder Vleenttu that
he may obtain possession of h’rndnc. r<-
trade Is made to believe that the lat
ter is the King’s mistress, and then
discards her. Colonial lights him and supposes
ho bus billed him. huit nUcn tolls Colonm of the
King’s amour for Nivnhte, Induces him to invito
tho King to a banquet and thou murder him.
Tho King goes to tho banquet, Kemlns shows
him tho stntues of her ancestor*, reminds him
that her father saved his life, and thou asks him
would be requite tbo servleo by dishonoring tho
daughter. The King’s better tmturu Is tmiubud;
he hears Ltulocico'* treason avowed by thu
traitor whom (Mumm kills,'and Vluntlo marries
hotutne. Of the company snoportmg Mins An
derson. Mr. Harris makes u very unsatlsfutory
I IcciiMo. Mr. Hiudlcy a fair t.'oioiiiw. and Mr.
Downing, If be could contrive to rundor his
voice less throaty, would muko a good iptduidco.
Tonight Miss Anderson will appear as PnrUicnlu
In ” Ingonmr,” a character which she Is admira
bly mtuptud to ru)irusont and of which shu gavo
a very pleasing personation during bur last en
Tbo house at Ilavurly’s Theatre last night was
no exception to those which huvoso far been
Mr. McCullough's portion during bis present on*
gagcment.Tboauduorlum was HllodlThlsnetor’s
Personation of Nixnlncns in *• The Gladiator" is
well known as one of tbo greatest and most tin-
Übod of his performances. It is a part of wbiob
bo Is tbo physical ideal—bis powerful tlgnro em
bodies tbo requirements wbiob tradition bua
woven about tbo diameter of uUoumu gladi
ator. U is a part oarofolly stndlud
and inelluwod by ago and experience.
Tbo agony of tbo fatborand husband; tbo cour
age of tbo man lighting for life: tbo pride of
tbo loader of n devoted bund, and tbe despair
nf tbo man, overwhelmed. Imt struggling to tbo
lust—all these emotions wore faithfully depleted
by Mr. MuCullmigb. Ami his support was ef
fective. Mr. Collier especially doing good work
aa P/aisorlu*. a character bat Hula Inferior In
Importance to that of tbe Gladiator himself.
As rfndnhts ami as FjNirbicus Ibis actor has won
hfs freshest laurels, and bis reception last ulg*it
was warm and enthusiastic. Tbo "Gladiator”
will be repented tonight.
M Daniel Uucbat “ was repeated last ulgbt to a
good bouse. Tbo only change made In the east
from that of three weeks ago was In the substi
tution of Ulss Eleanor Carey for Miss Hara
Jewett us Lea IlcntUi-don. Miss Carey's concep
tion of tbo character differs somewhat from
that adopted by tbe last-named lady. Miss Jew
ett gave a charming picture of (be young girl
whose honor was involved in tbo request made
by her lover. With Miss Carey It Js tbe Chris
tian woman oud belUoer who la Insulted oud
outraged. It Is no disparagement of. Miss
Jeweu'H personation of Leu Jlendenm to suy
that m Miss Carey's bunds, while less graceful.
It is a stronger performance, especially In tbe
fourth act. Wo huvo not hesitated to urlGse
Miss Gurcy where she seemed duOcleul, and It is
only fair to say tbut she made a must favorable
Impression on those who saw her last evening.
It Is uot the hrsl lime she bad played the part,
but she lm* never played ll butter, uud her
avuug was much leys mechanical and forced
than In other pieces in which she has appeared
thin season. Tonight “Felicia” will bo on the
Wallnok's Theatre oompany will bo In Toronto
nil thla week.
“Hiuol Klrko" received Its ono thousands
representation In Ilostoa last night.
Mr. Mllncs Lovlok, owing to Illness, has boon
compelled to retire from Btgoor Uosjl's cum*
pauy tuiiq*jM , -irS:j ,
AilolahK*.-;iiJolt, having reorganized her eem*
puny, opened last nltrlit in Handnsky. She took
with her Messrs. Clifton, Livingston, Halley,
and (loss from this city. '
Mr. Ilootb has been so 111 during bis perform*
nnces that at times Ids voice bas almost jo.
sorted him. On Friday night ho was forced to
retire after tho fourth aetut “Othello.”
A very full homo welcomed tho Guliokcoto*
cdy company at tno Olympic Theatre last nlgot.
when they began tho second week of tbolr on*
gagement with “Furnished Ibmms.” This p(«M
has been sn well received that no obnngo of bill
was considered necessary.
On Wednesday afternoon “Forgot-Me-Not"
was performed by Miss Genevieve Ward and
her company for tho 40.1 th time. Tho perform*
aneo was for tho benefit of tbo Michigan milter*
ers and nutted over S7OO. Handsome souvenir
programs were distributed on this oueaslno.
At llooloy's Theatre Mr. Kocno repented bis
performance of “Uichtird HI.” A very good
audience was present. The part Is one which the
tragedian plays more satisfactorily than most of
tho roles in his repertoire, and for Unit reason
It is more natural, mid boisterous doulnuiiuiuti
gives less ulfenso.
Mr. John Walter, of tho Loudon
“Times,” and Party Vlutt Pullman
and South Chicago, and Marvel
Greatly at What They Sec.
A special car containing George M. Pullman,
Mr. John Walter, of tho London Times, bln
Lady Walter, and son, Mr. Norman Walter, Mr.
Donald Maouubb, Dr. Clinton Locke, George c,
Clark. Mrs. It. O. Stone, and.l. 11. Smith, pnvat«
secretary to Ooorgo M. Pullman, visited Pull*
man yesterday on a tour of Inspection of
tho wonderful “City of Hrlck.” Tbo p-ir.
ty, after a visit to tbo manager's miles
and the rooms of tbo main building, made n tout
of Inspection of the now hotol. which is almost
commuted and has already been nearly fur
nished throughout. This hotol Is a most beautiful
mid striking ploee of architecture. It faces tba
depot to tho northwest, and Is situated about
hue feet from tho same. Tho tlnishlng of tba
structure is of tho most elegant and
snstuntlal character. Alt tho wood*
work and paneling Is of tha
IliiLst material obtainable, Tho hotel is built
somewhat alter tho Uotlilu plan, but each room
Is provided with a tnilllcleuuy of those great
requisite—light and fresh nir. Tho rooms art
furnished In a manner most pleasing to tho eyo.
Tho cooking win be done bv gas, which Is cum
tallied hi pipes running along tho range. Every
thing possible is done to make tho arrange*
moats as complete and convenient as pus)],
ble. The party, after a thorough trip through
tbo hotol, which, by tho way, will 1,4
opened to tho public tun few days under th#
management of Mr. J. D. Crawford, proceeded
to view tbo various oibor attraotlons of tbo
place. Hundreds of buildings, hi uil stages ot
completion, met tho eye. Tbo Arcade, uuo n|
thn most wonderful buildings at Pullman, u
now up to tho second story, ami will soon bs
llalshod. The General Manager's residence |,
about done, tm> lino boulevard swufms wlib
men who are to work upon it, and
tbo sound nf the hammer, tbo ring of the
trowel, and iho hum of Industry tilled Iho air.
The water-tower was visited, and proved to he
full of Interest to all. it has now progressed to
a bight of almost UK) feet, and Is a very sulwiuu*
lially-buill structure. When oomplctcd.it will
bo about 17') feet in bigbt, and will contains
tank to hold 6:w,000 gallons of water at tho tup.
All of the water to bo used In Pullman—and II
Is estimated that It will bo about 2,UOU,Odd gal
lons dully when tho buildings to bo erect
ed are all occupied—will pass throma
this tower, and bcdlstrlbntcd therefrom through
pipes around tho city. Hero. too. Is loontod tbi
sewer reservoir, (tmmgn which tho sewage
passes Into tho pipes which loud to tho seworags
farm, located sumo three mhos tn tbo smith.
Tho process or constructing tho mngidliceni
puliiuc curs wan looked Into with Interest, aid
they went observed In every stage of erection
from tho bare framework In tho south uni
to tho complete cur further north,
attractive In trimmings and fresh paint,
Tno” common” Is Incited directly ease of the
new Uuuk Island Depot, almost upon tho edge
of Ualumot I.ake, and Uan Inviting little spot.
Hoiunung to Uioir apodal car, tho party wm
taken over to
whero President Potter, of rho North Chicago
iColUug-MHIs, met them aud piloted thoiu over
tho Immense works at present under courso
of construction, on tho -“Strand.” >lll*l
mirth of tho Mouth Calcago harbor. A
uersun should visit those great works In order
to gut auyl king like a correct Idea of tlioir vast
ness. They will becnmoliited about tbo llrst of
next April. Several million dollars will havs
been oxnonded on them then, and it Is expected
that they will g(vo employment to very nearly
■J.OOj men. T’ltu company owns nearly kOO acres
around Hmtth Chicago, of which sixty acres urs
located on Stony Island avenue, übunt half •
mile from tho works, mid are used to get the
stone, which Is required us a •• slack” lu melting
tbo ore. The buildings are partly completed
already, ami their present condition cannot nut
strike tho beholder with wonder at thn work that
has neon done In a very short spacu of time.
The unginu-runm, with its wonderful system id
machinery, and a ramble amid tho gigantic
melting furnaces oconnlcd some time, and thoo
a trip up un elevator, dusty ami black, that wai
used for Iron-ore nml such materials, tlirmnth
loafed of tho most utter darkness, landed lbs
party on tho top of tho main building,
and gavo It an opportunity to gaze
down Into tho tiury furnaces and see the
white Haines curl around tho molten metal h«
It emerged from tho entrances of the furnace*
below and ran Into tho mold provided for lu re
ception. .
After having snort many of tho attractions of
Bonin Chicago tbo party returned to Pullman
and proceeded trum theuce down to (hesewer
age farm, which Is located nearltiverdale. Hem
nearly threo miles from tho City uf Pullman, ani
yet un thu land of the Pullman Association.
Is located a rich aud highly euitmitod farinol
some eighty acres, supplied with all necessary
appliances, ana manured by tho sewerage Kent
from Pullman through pipes. The sewerage ll
received Into a tank at tho farm, passes through
iv sieve, and all lereign mutter Is taken
out, save tho solid refuse with
which tbo land Is enriched.
Tho buildings of tho Union Foundry mid Pull*
man Car-wood Works, tho Allen Paper Car-
Wheel Works, tho Stool Horseshoe Works, th<
brick-yard, and other points were visited, and
tho party ell pronounced ihnmsolvus as bclni
delighted boyimd expression with what th«s
saw, whilo tho Kngllsh visitors could source (w
lluve that American skill, Industry, mid mono)
could build such a wonderful city In so
short a timo—loss than a year. It was a grand
triumph of brain mid will power, aud they ex
pressed It, toguthor with push, energy, aud a de
termination losuccood.
Thu party returned to tbo olty about 0 o’clock.
Mr. Walter, who Is tho guest of Mr. Pollm.ia,
will bo In Chicago fora day or so. and then
leave on Uls way Fast. Ho expresses himself ut
being muub pleased with what ho has seen ot
America, ami has every caalldunoo lu tbo fut
ure of the United Stales. ,
ODlccr Thomas Loo, of tho West Mndl*
sun street station, arrested at 10 o'clock
lust nlgbt a younx man named Will*
inm Illoukloy, a waiter at a Writ
Madison street restaurant, anti booked
him attbo station upon a ohurxoaf rune, pre
ferred by Mrs. - Amilu Ilaoon. of No. »tt West
Mudlson street, In benalfof herdauxhler Mamie,
1U years of axe. The child bus been oonttned ts
bur butl for tbo past two days. Her motuui
imesilonud bar yesterday, and tbo lUtU
xlrl said that lilitukluy bad twloo out*
raxed her person, imd threatened, in cast
sbu told, to kill bur. Dr. Pleokur,
who was culled In. found that (bore wore reason!
to bollovo that tbo llttlo one's story was truth
ful. Hinckley was u lodxcr at furnished romul
kept by Mrs. Iluutm ut tbo aforesaid number
Tbo ouso will bo uiillod this mormux ut the vVwd
Bide rollco Court.
The crow of tho tugboat Crawford Iqat oven*
ing at about H:IW o’clock found tbo bodyuf an
unknown injin floating In tbo river uour Wells
street bridge. Tbo deceased was about sis
feet tall, sandy balr and beard, auo
was dad In old black ■ pantaloon*,
white ablrt with three ivory studs In tue boson
of It, and pegged bouts. Nothing was found efi
tbo person wblcb would furntsb u oluw to Ideal*
Uuauuu, Tbo body was taken to tbo Morgue.
■ Genunu Trade* »
Pall Midi Unsctts.
Tbo foreign trado of Germany, according M
(bo summary of statistics published for tbe nr*'
seven months of the your, has somewhat lm;
Proved, but Ibu improvement Is for tbo luoil
part cofined to or Is of greatest amount In raa
material* and articles of miner Importance, suvi
us load, alkali, raw Iron and Iron tuauulaciurc*
beer, brandy, sugar, salt, and tbo like. Tbo m*
creases are moreover bulunecd to some extern
by decreases on manv important artloles, and ii
tbo trade of Germany wltu soaio of her hitherto
most Important customers. Thus the export “I
cotton fabrics bus fallen; off with England.
Franco, Switzerland, oud Austria. KngloPO
else lakes less of her llnou goods, and tbe «*•
port of Gorman silk stuffs bus decreased both to
Falkland and tbe United Htates. la wooiet
yarns tbo oxoort trade of Germany bas fulM
off with almost every country, but especially
with ilrttaln, France, Holland, and tbe United
Htates. uud less also to Uussla, France, and otbet
places: so that, un the whole, the aspect of the
export business of Germany under protection l *
rather checkered. It bas not helpeu tbo furogu
trade appreciably, ana wo know It bas checked
luturual consumpituu. Where is tbe good of

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