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Sixty Thousand Republican Assemble at Indiana's Capital to Greet Blaine. Forty Bands and Drum Corps in Line Making Music for the Great Procession. The Man of Maine Speaks Twice and to Many Thousands Who Could not Get Near Enough to Hear. Goshen, Ind., October 10. —About 45, 000 people assembled here to-day to hear James G. Blaine. "When he was introduc ed there was an outburst of applause whiib lasted several mimites. Mr. Blaine spoke as follows: Mr. Chairman and fellow citizens of In diana: "Stop thief," is a cry not entirely confined to the criminal classes. The counterpart of the trick is known in polit ical circles and is especially noticeable in the present course of the Democratic party. Respecting "fusts" in President Clevelands famous free trade mes sagejlof last December, he warned the country of the dangers of trusts, and argued that they were the off?pring and result ot the protective tariff established by the Kepuolican parly. At the same time while assailing in wide-sweeping ac cusation almost every indusirial interest in the North, the President was particu latly careful to he silent respecting the enormous tariff on sugar. Out of §212, 000,000 collected on importations of every kind last year, §58,000,000 came from sugar alone, which is equivalent to more than one-fourth of the customs revenue. When the President penned his message be knew that one of the largest trusts ever organ i/ed in the world, (the sugar trust) was in full operation,and that if a protective tariff was helpful to that trust, he was giving it all the aid, both official and peisonal, in his power. If the words ol his message is true to himself, he i» responsible lor levying these coui 1 1 S i millions upon the pockets of all jthe con sumers ol'this country for every article of universal use among the families of the land. Nor was tbe president's silence the only boon which ttie sugar trust received. When the Mills bill was under considéra tion the president of the sugar trust, Have lueyer, a well-known active Democrat of New York), appeared be lore the ways aDd means committee,and according to a state ment made in the open Senate by Allison,of Iowa, obtained such an arrangement of the duty ns was equivalent to §6,000.000 in the pockets of the trust. If, therefore, the price of sugar has been unduly ad vanced to the consumer the responsible parties, according to the president's doc trin, are the president himself and the ways and means committee, which con cocted the Mills bill in the interest of this trust. 1 think that wherever you find one of the necessaries of life cornered or controlled by an association of men for the purpose of reaping an undue profit, you will find supporters of Cleveland at the head of the movement. Sugar may indeed be ac counted a luxury, for we can live without it. But salt is one of tbe primal necessa ries of life. "We all know a salt trust ex ists in this country, and the man who now is at the head of it, openly and avowedly conduct iog its affairs, is W. 1 Burt, the present democratic candidate for Governor of Michigan. Mr. Burt earnestly advocating the removal of all duties trom salt. This would seem another lorm ol contradiction of the President's theory that protection is the first cause of all trusts and likewise fully justifies the grouud during this canvass that trusts exist more Ireely in a free trade country than in of a protective country. Well,'gent lernen there, are not only two Democratic trusts. There is another trust wedding more political inlluence, perhaps, than both of them. I refer to the whiskey trust, which has absolutely changed the poll tics and the policy ol the Democratic party For years alter the war closed one demand of the Democrats, especially in the South was for the destruction of the internal revenue system, aad first and last the out revenue system, aad first and last the out rageous taxes on whiskey and tobacco. They denounced them as war taxes, to which no tree people should submit in time of peace. Free traders, both north and south, soon saw that if the internal revenue system were abolished the country would necessarily rely for its revenue upon customs, as it bad done for more than a generation preceding the war, and if that were the case it would be difficult if not impossible to destroy the doctrine of protection as sounded by Cleveland. They have completely changed their gronud,and are for keeping up the internal revenue system and breaking down the protection features of the tariff. The whiskey trust bas thus risen financially and politically to national importance I know Democrats who declare Mr. Ran dalls an able, npright and experieuced speaker of the House of Representatives, was driven from the chair and John C. Carlisle, of Kentucky, made his successor by the Democratic caucus, controlled by the whisky trust and acting under the whip and spur of its agents. I wish some inquisitive reporter would interview Ran dall's political friends on that subject and then ask also how much money the whisky trust is contributing to the Democratic canvass this year and at the same time he might extend bis inquiry into the amount contributed by the sugar trust, and also by the salt trust. Nor have I exhausted the list of trusts in which the Democratic party bas a large interest. Unless every new report or statement is at fault the Democratic party have received large contributions from the stockholders in tue Standard Oil trust at every critical election within the last five years, and are now relying upon the gracioas continuance of that aid in the pending national crisis. So notorious was this interposition that the Ohio legislature memorialized the Senate of the United States to cause an inquiry to be made into the alleged corruption in tbe election of the last Democratic Seuator from that State. Then was the time for the Democratic Senators lo make an examination into trusts, one of tbe largest of which was be fore the Senate and before it legitimately and you know bow precipitately the Dem ocratic Senators lied from their task. If President Cleveland had bet n as eager to examine into the great trusts as he was to denounce them all in his mes sage, his opportunity was there, but unless all tutnor be at fault, social blandishments to the administra tion were lavished on the Republican Sen ators to secure enough of them to join the Democrats to take off the curse of the unanimous resistance to the investigation ol the trust, lu addition to these trusts I have named comes the cotton seed oil trust, which is in the hands of the South ern Democrats and its power used to aid the Democratic campaign. They do not ap ply their money in aid of the Southern Democratic party, for the Southern Demo at crats are too high toned to use money in elections. They have found a more ex cellent way in the South and they reserve the pecuniary contributions wholly for the Northern field. Finally, on the subject of trusts, let me say that with all Cleveland's denunciations of them, and all tbe support which his party gives them, he failed, and utterly failed, to 6trike the point of objection to them. You will find that described in language as clear as amber in tbe letter of acceptance by Benjamin Harrison, oar can didate for president, in which he neither withholds or exaggerates. [Tremendous and long continued cheering, during which Blaiue passed from the platform ] The train bearing Blaine and party left for Indianapolis at 5 p. m. Indianapolis, October 11 —The Repub lican demonstration to-day was one of the largest and most successful ever held iu Indiaca. Early trains poured thousands into the city. Nearly all of the fifteen railroads ran special trains. Some of the roads were not able to bring all the passen gers who desired to come. Not less than a thousand extra passenger coaches were employed. It is estimated that by noon over GO,000 visitors had arrived. Early in the day streets became blockaded through out tbe business district and pedestrians found it a serious matter to travel. Scores of bands and drum corps were marching to and fro and the scene during the morn ing was one of confusion and noise. Hotel corridors were crowded and the din of the fife and drum was heard everywhere. To wards noon the streets around the Repub lican quarters at the New Denison hotel began to fill and at 1 o'clock nothing but a solid wall of humanity was to be seen up and down Pennsylvania avenue. At 1:30 Gen. Harrison accompanied by Blaine arrived at the New Denison and made their way across the crowded balcoDy to the out ra I ng. Their appealanee was the signal foi a tremendous outburst from 30, 000 people packed like sardines iu the streets below. Beside Geu. Harrison stood Mrs. Harri son aud Mrs. Diniick, accompanied by Mrs. Judgi Woods and a number of other ladies. Among those on the reviewing balcony were: Ex Senator Terry, Gen. John W. Foster, Gen. Hastings, Ex-Gov. Porter, Judge W. F. Niblack, Judge Woods, ress representatives aud a couple hundred otlieis. There was tumultuous cheering on the appearance of Harrison and Blaine, which continued for several minutes, the cheers bemg first for Harrison and then for Blaine. Both men repeatedly lifted their hats in acknowledgment. At 1:10 p. m. booming cannon told the waiting thousands that the columns had started. It was 2 o'clock when a battalion of police made their way through the dense streets, opening a path. As Grand Marshal Millard, followed by fifty mounted aides, passed the reviewing stand they halted a moment with military precision aDd saluted. The coluinu was one hour and thirty minutes iu passing, and it is estimated that there were 12,000 in line, a large ma jority of whom wore uniforms. There were not less than forty bands and drum corps in the procession. At the rear of the first division came a gigantic Harrison and Morton ball drawn by lour horses and rolling continuously on its frame work. This is the first campaign ball seen in this city, and its passage elic as I ot of a ball seen in this city, and its passage elic ited storms of applause aud cheers. One of the most demonstrative organizations was the Irish American club, their banner reading: "Protection. It's Irish you know." They also carried a mammoth streamer 100 feet long inscribed in green letters, "Cead Mille Failthe, to our distinguished American Celt, J. G. Blaine." Perhaps the club that elicited the great est applause was fifty young girls, rangmg from twelve to fifteen years, "Harrison's Daughters," Irom CoDncrsville. They wore jackets of blue with stars, and skirts of red, white and blue, with blue caps. As the little beauties passed the reviewing stand they gracefully doffed their caps, holding them at salute while they parsed, and chantiDg, "We Are for Harrison, etc." Geu. Harrison and Mr. Blaine saluted them repeatedly. From Illinois there were a dozen clubs, aggregating nearly one thousand manulacturers. One Illinois club carried an old tattered Hag of the campaign of 1840, which drew cheers wherever it passed. After the review General and Mrs. Har rison took a carriage aud drove home. Blaine was driven to the Exposition Grounds, arriving at the speakers stand just as the rear of the great parade reached the ground. Sarrounding the stand was a multitude estimated at 30,000. As Blaine entered the stand a mighty shout went up from the multitude, and the din of so many voices mingled with thirty or forty bands and drum corps, was almost deafen ing. Gen. Hovey, Rev. Ira J. Chase, Major Calkins and other speakers had preceded Blaine to the Exposition Grounds. Gen. Hovey made a brief speech, followed by Rev. Chase, candidate for Lieutenant Gov ernor. Blaine entered as Chase was speak ing, and the latter discontinued his address. After several minutes' din and cheering had subsided Blaine stepped forward and said: Ladies and Gentlemen : A man might as well take his position on the end of Cape Race and address the Atlantic Ocean as to attempt to address this vast crowd. I hope to speak to a small section of it in town this evening, bnt I came out here simply to exchange greetings; to ex change congratulations, and to say to you, as you know before I say it, that this great concourse of people means 14,000 majority in Indiana for Harrison and Morton; and furthermore, that a demonstration like this is worth 500 speeches from any man living. Good-bye. Six thousand people filled Tomlinson hall at night. Gen. Hastings, of Pennsylvania and M. J. Murray, of Boston, entertained the crowd before Mr. Blaine appeared. When be did appear he was received with great applause. He said that the arga ment against protective tariff was on the line to the prejudice of the West against the East: That the eastern states got the benefit of protection and the western states its burden. In answer he gave the names and population of eleven western states taken in 1840 and compared it to the last census. He also referred to the wealth of those states nnder the two censuses, show ing that in 1860, the aggregate wealth was nnder §4,000,000,000 and twenty years af terwards it was §16,500,000,000. In I860, he said those states bad 10,000 miles of rail road, to-day they had nearly 80,000 miles of railroad, or nearly three times the mile age that was contained in the whole Union before the cival war. Taking the leading cities of the west in 1860 their aggregate opilation was 670,000, while to-day ti er have 3,500.000. ''This is the way," said Mr. Blaine, "protection has been retarding the growth and development of the west." Referring to the foreign commerce of the country, which the democrats said was all gone to pieces, he again quoted from the census to show that from the time Amer ica was discovered to the election ol Abra a™unÄT§9^ 1888 the aggregate shipments ha\e been S17 500,000,000, almost doable as much m twenty-eight years of the present pro tective tariff as it was during the whole previous history of the American conti nent. At the conclusion of his speech Mr. Blaine returned to Gen. Harrisons resi dence, where he spent the night. BLAINE'S SPEECH. The Maine Statesman Heard by Thou sands of Hoosiers at New Albany. He Pays His Respects to Mills, Have meyer, Fairchild. The Sugar Trust's Gain of $6,000,000 at a Single Swoop. The Treasury Surplus and the Loan of it to Pet Banks. BLAINE, Reception and Speech Albany, Ind. at New New Albany*, Ind., October 15.—Tbe inclement weather interfered with the demonstration here over the arrival of James G. Blaine, General Hovey, Corporal Tanner, General King aDd A. Snowden. Toward noon the rain abated and thou sands of visitors trom Louisville, Jefferson ville, Charleston, Madison, Corydon and other poims tramped about the muddy streets. At 9 o'clock Blaine and General Hovey held a public reception at the Windsor Hotel, around which thousands of people gathered. After shaking hands tor an hour Blaine thanked them for the cordial welcome to Hovey and himself and re turned to ex-Cocgressman Culbertson's residence, where he received many callers during the day. Notwithstanding the un favorable condition of the streets the parade in the afternoon was declared by the citizens to be the most imposing dem onstration in the history of the city. A mass meeting was held, at which it is estimated that from 10,000 to 12,000 people were present. Blaine arrived at 3:30 and was given an ovation. He was in good voice and spoke as follows: Mr. Chairman—Last Wednesday, at GosheD, lud., I stated that Mr. Have meyer, president of the Sugar Trust, had appeared before the ways aud means com mittee when the tariff was up and, accord ing to Senator Allison, bad secured au ar rangement by which §6,000,000 were put into the pockets of that trust. Mr. Mills, chairmau of the ways aud means com mittee, in a special card printed this moruiDg in a Louisville paper, denies that Havemeyer ever appeared before the com mittee, or that any such arrangement as I have spoken of was made for his benefit. I do not kuow what Mr. Mills means by this denial unless it is that Havemeyer uever appeared before the full committee wheu m regular session. If he means that he did not appear before the members ot the committee m the committee room, then he is contradicted, not only by myself but by the Congressional Record. On page 6,563 of the Congressional Record by Congressional On page 6,563 of the Congressional Record of the current session, issued on July lUth, a debate is reported in which Brecken ridge, of Arkansas, a member of the ways and means committee, admitted that he invited Havemeyer and his attorney to the room of the committee on the 12th of April to talk over the sugar tariff. Breck enridge, of Kentucky, another member of the ways and means committee, admitted having met Havemeyer and his attorney at another time. All that I stated is sub stantiated by what I now quote, and in consequence the sugar standard was changed from No. 13, originally reported and printed in the tar>ff bill aj No. 16, as reported by the ways and means committee and passed the House, aud it was in this change that Senator Allison finds the §6,U0U,U0U that the Mills commit tee pat in the pockets of the trust. I take Mr. Mills' denial if he charges that Have meyer never appeared before him, but the other two members who openly acknowl edged that they had heard that not only Havemeyer but his attorney was skilled in every feature in the sugar tariff, and he not only knew what points were advan tageous to the government but also knew^till further what points were ad vantageous to the trust. The latter points seem to have been adopted by the ways and means committee, though, perhaps, Mr. Mills did not know it. [Laughter]. I find also in the papers to day a report of a Democratic meeting in New York be lore which Fairchild, secretary of the treasury, appeared to defend his policy of loaning §66,000,000,of the people's money to ceriain pet banks without interest. His de fense consists chiefly in proving I that over stated the amount these hanks could make out of the transaction. He says I ealen lated the interest on the whole §60,000,000, whereas the banks are compelled to keep 25 per cent in the vaults. Poor banks, what hardships they have to endure. [Laughter.] I think Fairchild's answer is positively amusing, and it recalls to me the soliloqny of the man who drew a §10,000 prize in a lottery a few years ago, when tbe habit was to deduct fifteen per cent, before pay ing the amount : "How locky it was," he said, "that I did not draw §20,000 ; it would have ruined me to pay the premium." [Laughter.] Fairchild does not frankly and manfully meet the issues. He does not state to the people how the banks coaid afford to buy government bonds when the government itself coaid not afford it. If it was an advantageous pro ceeding for the banks to invest §60,000,000 in government bonds, why was it not still mgre advantageous for the government to do it? I press this question upon Mr. Fairchild, for he has not answered why, if the banks could make from 2 to 21 per cent, on the purchase of United States 4's, the Treasury Department coaid not make as mach, when, by doing what the banks do, he could have wiped out §60,000,000 of the pnplic debt. I press this question because it is a pertinent question. Gen. Hartison made a well grounded accusation, and nsed a happy phrase, when he accused the national administration of "nursiDg the surplus." If Fairchild had invested §60,000,000 in United States bonds it would not have appeared in the surplus, but if he had loaned it to pet banks it still appears as part of the surplus, to get rid of which tbe people must destroy protective tariff. There is a very suggestive point bearing on that, to which I beg Fairchild's attention. Be tween March, 1885, and June 30,1886, a year and four months from President Cleveland's inauguration, the surplus in the treasury increased §95,000,000 and the public debt was only reduced §50,000,000. Of this §50,000,000 §44,500,000 was com pulsory purchase for the sinking fand. The farther fact is revealed that there was at that very date §50,000,000 of the 3 per cent bonds that could have been called in at par, and they were left in the hands of private holders drawing interest and in order that the bugbear of the surplus might be raised, and, as General Harrison says, "carefully nursed." Blaine said that when the Democratic party came into power fonr years ago it had found uo surplus at all, though during the campaign of 1884 Democratic speakers had placed the alleged surplus at §400, 000,000. The policy of President Cleve land's administration was to accumalate a surplus, which could have been avoided by paying off bonds as they became due. Mr. Blaine then said : I believe, Mr. Chairman, that there never was an admin istration of tbe Treasury department that showed so little practical comprehension of the condition of the country, as the one which has been so filled with that offensive conceit, which always marks the free trader. I said before, and I repeat now, that if a Republican Secretary of the Treas ury had loanea §60,000,000 to pet banks all over the country without interest, the Democratic party, if they controlled the House of Representatives, would have moved to impeach him, and I believe it. I do not say the Republicans wonld so treat Secretary Fairchild, because the Re publicans are not fond of the violent methods, bnt are accustomed to proceed ing with can tion, they don't wish to im peach him before the Senate, bnt they im peach him before the high coart or the people for having done that which was plainly against the public interest and for having failed to respond to the precedent set by former secretaries of the treasury in faithfully and constantly applying the surplus to the reduction of the public debt. [Cheers.] Mr. Blaine conclnded with some refer ence to the tarifi' and its relations to the industrial interests in the vicinity of New Albany. In the evening there was a torchlight parade, and Gen. Hovey and Corporal Tanner addressed a large audience at Mas cot Hall. Mr. Blaine and his party leave for Lafayette at eight o'clock to-morrow morn ing He speaks at the Tippecanoe battle grounds Wednesday afternoon. BLAINE. He Makes Another Great Speech on the Tariff Issue. Evansville, Ind., October 13.—About 8,000 people assembled at Gowan Park this afterneon to hear J. G. Blaine. He spoke on the tariff question, severely criticizing the Mills bill and the arguments used by Roger Q. Mills in his speech here yester day. Iu the couise of his remarks Mr. Blaine said: According to the report of the secretary of the treasury the duties levied and collected at all the custom housts of the United States this fiscal year amounted in aggregate to §212,000,000. It is this sum which free traders assail, and it is in this sum they find outrages aud abuses of the protective system. Of these aggregate duties of §212,000, 000 the Mills bill propoposes to take oil' au aggregate of §49,500,000, which was ten per ceut. of the total dutiable impcriaiioLS lor the year. On the duties ou silks and liquors, amounting to §22,000,000, the Mills bill made no reduction whatever; so that the whole of the reduction fell on the §189,000,000 that remained. Of the §189, 000, §58,000,000 were duties levied on sugar, and from the duties levied on sugar a reduction was made of §11,000, 000, leaving the people of the United States still to pay §47,000,000 auDDally for sugar, and deduct that §58,000,000 of sugar du ties from §189,000,000, and you have left §131,000,000 as the total amouut of alt §131,000,000 as the total amouut of alt duties levied on all other articles in tariff; and deduct the §11,000,000 which Mills took off the sugar duties, aud you have left §8,500,000 redaction on the remaining §131,000,000 duties of the tariffs. Gentlemen, you will please obsevre that the sum ol §131,000,000 of duties affords all tbe protection we have on manufac tures except that levied on silks, on cotton, on wool and woolens, on iron and steel and all articles into which iron aud steel enter as a component part—in fact, all that protects the manufacturers in the United States and protects the labor of those en gaged therein. What may be termed the protective item of the United States over which this controversy between the two parties is now raging, is included in that §131,000,000 of duties, and from that §131,000,000 of duties Mills proposed to take §38,500,000, and tells the people of Indiana that he is only reducing the tariff 5 per cent, whereas as a matter of 1'act, on the whole importation in the long list of articles I have named, he makes a reduc tion exceeding 24 per cent. What is it to those industries that are stripped naked whether the average is 5 per cent, or 500 per cent. In either or any event they are thrust out into the cold. Gentlemen, there is one gieat difference between the Republican and Democratic parties. Whatever the Republican party proposes in congress it frankly defends be fore the people, but the Democratic party, trom President Cleveland down through all the grades, have, for eight months, waged a bitter warfare on the protective system, denouncing it as plunder and or ganized robbery, and are now sending out speakers known in fact to be the most rancorous free traders, with the Mills bill at their head to so qualify and explain away and jumble and reverse and tarn and trim the fignree that they hope to deceive the people as to the trne intent of the assault made upon our protective system. Mr. Mills proposes to take the tariff from wool and give to our manufacturers wool from Australia as cheap as they get it in England. How shall we make woolen goods here to com pete with the cheap woolen goods of Eng land unless we reduce the wages of the workingmen far below that now paid. The inevitable result mnst be one of two things—that we shall lose the market on wools in this country, or must reduce the wages of the laboring men from 30 to 45 per cent. COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS. They Will Hold a Convention in Favor of Protection. Indianapolis, October 14.—The secre tary of the Commercial Travellers' Club has issued a circular to the effect that the commercial travellers have arranged to assemble in mass convention at Indianapo lis on the 20th inst., in the interest of pro tection to American industries. The indi cations are that it will be the largest meet ing of the kind ever held in this country, the circular claiming that every article prodneed and mannlactnred in the United States will be represented. Responses have been received from Chicago, St. Lonie, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Kansas City, showing that the greatest interest is being taken in the matter,and that all travelling men, irrespective of party affiliations, are arranging to spend that day in Indianapo lis, which is known es Drummers' Day. The programme is to meet in convention, organize and pass resolutions, after which they will pay their respects to Gen. Harri son. Ten Thousand Persons Drowned. San Franictsco, October 14.—China mail received here per steamer City of Peking from Hong Kong and Yokohama says: A disastrous Flood occurred near Fang Shane Hsien, in the vicinity of Pek in, on the night of August 13th. Seven and a half inches of rain fell in Pekin and immense volumes of water collected in the ravines about Lienliho, and sud denly broke in upon tweenty villages. More than 10,000 people were drowned. The hollows, near Peking are in danger every (eason, as the hills are destitute of trees and the waters flow together in fear ful torrents, unimpeded by vegitation. News of the catastrophe was brought in by missionaries who have been living near the scene of the disaster. by Mr. of all so in THE LEHIGH HORROR Over Half a Hundred Excursionists Killed and a Larger Number Seriously Injured. One of the Most Appalling Railroad Ac cidents on Record. Blaine Speaks to Forty-five Thousand In dianans at Goshen. His Theme "Trusts"—Cleveland's Devo tion to and Democratic Depend ence Upon Them. TERRIBLE RAILROAD ACCIDENT In Which Many Persons are Killed and Wounded. POTTSVII.LE, Pa., October 10.—Informa tion reached this city to night of a terrible accident which occurred on the Lehigh Valley railway at Mud Run, the first sta tion above Penn Haven. A grand parade of Catholic societies took place at Hazel ton to-day and a large excursion was run from Wilkesbarre for the occasion, com posed of lodges, bands and sight seers from Wilkesbarre, Nanticoke aDd other points along the line. The excursion train was run in two sections and upon their return trip to-night the rear section ran into the forward section at Mud Run, about 9 o'clock, with disastrous results. Several cars of the forward section were telescoped and forty persons killed outright and about an equal number injured. Many of them probably fatally. At the late hour at which the accident occurred and the re mote and isolated locality of the scene and the reticence of the railway people com bine to render tbe obtaiDment ot the de tails extremely difficult. It is impossible to ascertain the names or residences ol any of the victims, but*their number is stated above with approximate accuracy. Wilkesbarre, Pa, October 10.—The accident of tbe Lehigh Valley railroad at Mud Rud, near Pennbaven, is beyond all question the most awful disaster that ever happened in this portion of the State, though no details can be learned. There is uo doubt that tbe number killed will reach nearly eighty, and the ipjured nearly double that number. The trains weie excursion trains re turning from the celebration at Hazelton of the annual parade of the Catholic tem perance societies of the Scranton diocese. Thousands of people went down to Hazel ton from towns in Luzerne and Lackawanna cc unties. Seven trains, with their cars filled to the doors, passed through Whitehaven this morning, taking the old route on the Penn sylvania road. On their return the first train left Hazelton about 5 p. m., and the followed it deemed others followed as rapidly as it was deemed safe. The first three sections came through without accident, the disaster happenmg to the fourth and fifth sections. For some reason not explained the fourth section was standing on the track near the little station of Mud Rud, five miles below White Haven, when the fifth sec tion shot around a carve close behind and crashed into it. Tbe cars were smashed aDd broken and hurled off the track. The road lies close behind the Lehigh river, a steep embankment 60 feet high run ning down to the water. Several cars rolled down this and crushed. Nothing officially can be obtained at the compa ny's office which is closed to the reporters and others. One train has been started from the wreck and it is expected to ar rive here about four o'clock this morning. Most of the injured are said to be from Scranton aDd Lackawanna counties. The train reached here at 4 o'clock, but it was impossible to learn how many were killed. AmoDg those reported dead are the lbllowing: F. MULHEM, J. CON A BY, R. POWELL and wife, and a boy named Ratchl'ord, all of Minooka, near Scranton. MARY ELLEN GERT1VE, WM. NOON, ANNIE HART, MARY ANNE CANNON, and KATE KENNEDY, of Hyde Park. MIKE MOFFITT, of Bellevue, JOHN M. COLEMAN and two sons, of Scranton. MISS KATE FEATHERSTON, BARNEY MEEGAN and two daugh ters, THOMAS REDDY, MIKE TYRELL, TOM DUBIGGA, ALICE REILLY, MRS. MELLVILLE, MRS. CALLAHAN, MARY CONNOR. M. GIBSON, RICHARD POWELL, HARRY BURKE and MIKE R. MINN, of Lackawanna county. It is reported that twenty of the boys of county. It is reported that twenty of the boys of Father Matthew's cadets are also among the killed. From seventy to one hundred are reported injured. It is impossible to get farther particulars at this hoar as tbe greatest excitement prevails. Hazelton, Pa., October 10.—The only news received here has been obtained from the telegraph operator at White Haven,bnt it is impoesible to get a correct list of the names at this time owing to the confusion and excitement. It was section five of the excursion train which ran into section fonr, the latter had laid at White Haven so as to be 10 minâtes behind her preoeding sec tion. A flagman was pat ont for protec tion bnt the engineer of section five did not see his signals it seems. The bodies of four children were taken from under the engine immediately after the wreck and other occupants of the cars had to be cut out through the roof and sides. The most reliable estimates give the number of killed 55, with 40 wounded. Wilkesbarre, Pa., October 11.—At 6:30 this evening the fnneral train arrived in Wilkesbarre, bearing 57 dead bodies. They had been partially prepared for burial and lay npon boards placed upon the back of the seats in three passenger coaches. As the train ' drew up to the Wilkesbarre depot, a dozen policemen were required to keep back the frantic crowd of friends and relatives who had come from Scranton and Pleasant Valley to meet the dead. A special coach had been provided for these friends, bat they insisted on en tering the cars containing the dead and were only stopped by force and the efforts of five priests who were on the train. The train then continued on its way up the Delaware and Hndson railway to Miners' Mills and Scranton. The people in the special coach again began to clamor for permission to enter the funeral cars, but were again refused, as no one had the keys. Several who were in search of miss ing friends became desperate and soon broke down the car doors and began a frantic search for their loved ones. Clothes were torn from mangled and scalded bodies, revealing gay uniforms of St. Aloysius men, cadets, and other members of tbe society. Those who knew their relations who were on board also flocked into the cars and began rearranging the attire and cover ing of the corpses. Many were distorted and in horrible attitudes and friends en deavored to lessen their frightful appear ance. At Miners Mills the train stopped to leave the body of James Flynn. No. lights conld be obtained and much of the work was done in partial darkness. It was at St. Andrews and Pleasant Valley that tne most heartrending scenes occur red. The shrieks and screams of the strick en friends and relations were pitiful in the extreme. The first body carried out was that of Oscar Gibbons, 13 years of age. He was borne in the arms of his stalwart brother. Then one after another 46 white-sheeted bodies were carried out and given into the charge of friends. The shrieks and cries of women and the hoarse shouts and im precations of men made a terrible scene. When all were oat the train again pulled out to bear the remaining dead to Scranton, Minooka and points beyond. It is impossible to tell the number of wounded. Twenty-five were brought here to the hospital, and numbers of others, who were slightly injured, have gone to their homes. ANOTHER K. K. ACCIDEN T. Many Killed and Injured on the Lehigh Road. Mauch Chunk, Pa.. October 16.—By an accident on the Lehigh Valley road this morning six persons were killed and twenty wounded. A construction train was unloading ties at Tamand siding on the Pottsville branch when a fast Pennsylvania freight dashed into the construction cars. Of the party of Hungarians at work unloading ties six were killed and twenty-six wounded. A brakemau of the Pennsylvania train was killed and twenty freight cars were wrecked. It is feared that many of the wounded, who had to wait three hours be fore help came, will die. Extent ot the Accident. Quincy, 111., October 11.—The casual ties from the fall of the amphitheatre at the fire works display in this city last night are more numerous than at first re ported, but so far none have proved fatal. Reports are still being received of the in juries. In the excitement following the crash may of those hurt were carried away and many names have not yet been re ported, but 300 were more or less injured. A large part of the injuries were broken arms and legs. STRIKE. "I a CHICAGO STRIKE. End of the Street Car Trouble. Chicago, October 13.—The great street car strike after a duration of nine days ended completely this evening on a basis honorable to both sides. The question of wages was compromised. An advance was secured but the scale is materially loner than what bad been insisted npon by the strikers up to the very last. They get only about one-third of the increase asked for; on the other hand all the re forms demanded by the men in the system of working are conceded, and all strikers are to be re-employed. The men hired by the company since tbe strike began will also be retained. Minor questions at issue will be settled by arbitrarion, sole arbitra tor to be Lyman J. Gage, president of the First National Bank, who has the confidence both strikers and President Yerkee. The "set car" system, which men claimed pre vented them from getting a fair amouut of sleep at any one time, is abolished. A working day is to be ten consecutive hours. Traffic on every street car line of the north side will be resumed to-morrow morning, lifting the embargo entirely. An agreement was reached at a meeting last ing six hoars. Those present were Mayor Roche, committee of strikers headed by Master Workman Christie, and President Yerkes with two at torneys of the company. Chicago Street Car Accidents. Chicago, October 14.—The rivalry be tween the driveis of the wagODS that have taken the place of the cars daring the strike, culminated to-night in serions acci dents. Two vans, loaded with paseengers, were racing on Clark street. One of the drivers, becomiLg so excited as to overlook a pile of buildug material, his vehicle was smashed into pieces and was then overthrown. Twelve passengers were penned under the wagon, which the frightened horses attached attempted to kick to pieces. The shrieking and groan ing people were helped out as soon as pos sible, and all were found to be badly bruised and scratched, while in addition Miss Annie Rupert's left arm was discov ered to be broken. Lawyer C. E. Clark was suffering from a like injury, and his married sister, from Decatnr, Ills., lay un conscions, with her nose broken aud scalp laid open. The doctors say that in her case there was a concussion of the brain, and she will probably die. The driver, Louis Meyers, was arrested. Chicago Riot. Chicago, October 16. —Inexperience of the new grip men results in cables being broken in several places. Twenty cars were stalled to-day in the La Salle street tunnel and jnst when traffic is busiest. A riot occurred at North avenue and Hal sted street. Horse cars driven by new men were showered with rocks and nearly demolished by angry crowds on the side walks and only the timely arrival of the patrol wagon saved the new car men from being stoned to death within the cars where they had taken refuge. Quite a number of passengers were hurt by flying missiles before escaping from the proxim ity to the new men. Exploration of Alaska. Ottawa, Ont., October 15.— R. J. Mc Connell has just returned from a geologi cal exploration of the Yukon and Macken zie rivers. The Ynkon is described as a river of immense size and volume, 2,500 miles loDg and navigable for fnlly 2,000 miles. It runs through about 200 miles of the gold range, and the precious metal may easily be seen by the naked eye in ledges of rock that abound in either bank, bnt, so far, all mining for gold is done in placers, the miners washing out at the bars cn the river from §20 to §25 ptr day. But this can be carried on for only about two months in the year, owing, first, to high water, and secondly, to frost, which comes early and stops all operations. Precious minerals are abondant —can be met with in mauy dis tricts, especially in the rougher country, and on nearly all the rivers he traversed. Teemer Challenged. New York, October 16.—Oarsman Wm. O'Connor to-night issued the following challenge to John Teemer, the latter claim ing to be the American champion : "I, William O'Connor, hereby challenge John Teemer to row three miles with a turn on or about March 1st at San Fran cisco for one or two thousand dollars." This is O'Connor's fourth challenge to Teemer. O'Connor said to-night : "This is the last time I will challenge Teemer. If he means business I will send my money to San Francisco inside of twenty four hours, but I don't think he does." AT TIPPECANOE. v The Historic Battle Ground Where Blaine Speaks To-day. Fifteen to Twenty Thousand People Ex pected to be Present. New Albany, October 16.—Blaine and party left this morning lor Lafayette. There will probably be brief speech-mak ing at tbe principal points en route. Blaine speaks at Lafayette Wednesday. Salem, Ind., October 16—At Provi dence, Ind., the first demonstration took place. Blaine came ont ou the platform in response to the calls and shook hands till the train started. At Salem two thousand cheered lustily as Blaine appeared. Gen. Hovey and Corporal Tanner spoke briefly. The weather is raiuy. Bedford, Ind., October 16.—A crowd greeted the party here. In response to calls Blaine said: "It is tbe effort of tbe Democratic party to persuade the Western States that a protective tariff is all for the benefit of the East. I know this town and country are very largely interested in buildiDg stone. Heretofore you have had a protective duty against stones in Canada. They have various and valuable stones in the Dominion, and the Mills bill strikes down all protection which the tariff has hitherto given to buildiDg stone in tbe United States. If that bill is passed and becomes a law, all building stones of Canada along tbe St. Lawrence, and along the great lakes, will have cheap transportation to all cities of the great Northwestern States, and they can reach these points cheaper than yon can, who have to transport your building stones by rail. They will have cheaper transportation, and therefore, instead of putting you on an equality with the build ing stones of the Dominion of Canada, the Mills bill goes clear over, and gives prefer ence to the Dominion stone, aud puts you at a disadvantage. Lafayette, Ind.,October 16.—At Green castle the crowd numbered a couple of thousand and was one of the most enthusi astic of the day. Col. Snowden spoke. Mr. Blaine and party were at dinner when they reached there at 1:30, but he appeared on the platform in response to the calls from about 200 who declared when asked by Col.Snowden that Koachdale wasDemo cratic always At Ladoga and Neettown, about four hundred were piesent includ ing many school children who cheered re peatedly for Harrison. Mr. Blaine said: "I have no words to say except in congrat ulation. The Republicans are everywhere zealous and at work and confident and we intend to elect Benjamin Harrison Presi dent of tbe United States. [Prolonged cheers.] Half past two brought the party to Crawfordsville Junction where a stop of teu minâtes was made aud five hun dred people demanded to hear from Blaine, who appeared and said, "My friends, I can only say hurrah for Harri re by of A of friends, can only say son." In the crowd was a gentleman, Jno. Wingate, wearing an ancient, broad brimmed, white beaver hat, which he handed to Blaine for inspection, statiDg that his grandfather had worn it in the 1840 campaign. Blaine held it ont, saying as he did so, "Hurrah for Harrison," and the crowd responded with vigor. Then Blaine returned the venerable hat to its owner, remarking, "It helped to elect one Harrison and will help to elect another." This sentiment elicited cheers. At Craw fordsville another large crowd gathered and cheered. Lafay ette, Ind., Oct. 16.—The Blaine party arrived in this city at 3:40 this after noon. About 3,000 persons greeted the distinguished visitor at the station, al though the weather was bad and the streets muddy. It was Mr. Blaine's desire that there be no demonstration on his ar rival, and in charge of the committee he was driven direct to the residence of Mr. Brown Brockenbrough. Sixteen stops were made on the trip from New Albany to Lafayette, a distance of 200 miles. A conservative estimate of the nnmber of persons gathered at the stations en route and terminals figures at 300,000. Exten sive preparations have been made for to morrow's demonstration, and if the weather is pleasant it is calculated that from 20,000 to 30,000 persons will be present. The historic battlefield of Tippecanoe, where the demonstration occurs, is seven miles north of the city. Gen. Alger, ex-Secre tary of the Navy R. W. Thompson, Gen. Hovey, Gen. Gibson, Corporal Tanner and other distinguished speakers will arrive in the morning. Mr. Blaine will reach the battle ground about 2 o'clock and speak shortly after his arrival. This will close his canvass in Indiana. The celebration lasts two days. Gov. Foraber, of Ohio, and others will speak there Thursday. Death of a Veteran Journalist. St. Paul, Minn., October 15.—John. M. Barrett, the veteran journalist, died sud denly in this city this evening of pneu monia. Mr. Barrett was for a loDg time Washington correspondent of the New Orleaus Picayune , and for the last ten years has been editorial writer for the San Fran cisco Examiner. He leaves a widow. Death of Long John. Chicago, Oct. 16.—Hon. John 'Went worth, better known as "Long John," died this morning. Mr. W T entworth was one of Chicago's oldest citizens, and was once mayor of the city, congressman and editor of tbe principal daily paper here. He was a man of giant frame and nearly seven feet in heig ht Died. New* Orleans, Oct. 15.—Jno. Chaffee, one of the most prominent members of tbe Cotton Exchange, and one of the largest cotton planters in the United States, died to-day. Age, 73. He was funding agent daring the war for the Confederate gov ernment. London, October 16.—Lord Mount Tem ple died to-day. Suicide. New York, Oct. 15.— R. M. Strauss, late of Cincinnati, committed suicide by shoot ing himself in the head in a closet in Cen tral Park this afternoon. He left a letter to a yonng son at Cincinnati saying that he was tired of an up-hill struggle. HIGHWAYMEN. Bold Attempt to Rob a Pay Car. Deadwood, Oct. 12. —An unsuccessful attempt was made to rob the pay car on the Black Hill & Fort Pierre railway, near Lead City, to-day. As the train was round ing a curve into Reno Gulch, the engine pluDged into a gap in the track, made by the removal of two rails. The train had scarcely been ditched, when three masked men assailed the pay car. Pay Master W. A. Reemer opened fire on the robbers with a Winchester, with telling effect. The robbers soon saw that their plan to plunder the car was fntile, and attempted to es cape. Two were shot, bat the third es caped. One of the robbers, named John Wilson, was captured and is in Deadwood jail. He is also badly wounded and can not live. Another, named Jno. Clark, is supposed to have died iu the woods from the effects of his wounds, as Wilson says Clark was severely wounded. The third robber, named Johnson, escaped, and is beyond pursuit. None of the railway men were injured.