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t TED AJLIjADIUM. WIKKI, EHTABUSHEK 1881. UAI LY EHTABL1SIIE1J 1H. KICnMOXo DAILY PALL,U)1U3I, MONDAV, XOVEMBEB 25, 1JKI1. ONE CENT A COPY. SHIP BROKER DP BIRDsEYE VIEW-OF RICHMOND IN 1884. MURDER MYSTERY . PHOTO BY fL J UUU.BEY. Terriflic Storm Off New ' York City Creates a Thrilling Scene. Hendricks Connt' Comes to the Fore with Another , Strange Killing. HEROIC LIFE SAVERS X0 CLUE IS OFFKRED Incurring Much Peril to Themselves the Coast Guardians Save Two Distressed Crews. Tug "Which Went to Rescue a Ship ' Is Beaten to Pieces in the Waves. New Tork, Nov 25. The storm which swept this coast Saturday night , and Sunday was one of the most violent and destructive in local history. The damage to shipping was heavy. -, The full-rigged ship - Flottbek, which went ashore at ship Flottbek, which went ashore at Monmouth Beach . during Saturday night's gale, is new resting on the sands, apparently little the worse for her experience, am' her crew are be ing cared for by the life-savers of Sta tion No. 4. The tug Robert Hatton picked up the Floltbek Saturday af ternoon about dark. The ship, under command of Captain Singler, was bound for New York from Plymouth, England, with a cargo of white clay and minerals. The tug had a crew of seven men and the ship had 24 men. all told. AH went well until late in the evening, when the wind attain ed a velocity of 40 or 45 knots, and the tug was unable to make headway, and the two vessels began to work in shore. Their danger was seen from the beach and the life-savers prepared to aid them. Seeing the struggle was hopeless and that the only chance of saving the tug was to let the ship go. the hawser was cut. The ship drifted rapidly on shore and struck well up and close in at a point favorable for work upon her. The tug lost her rud der about the time she was freed from the ship and, driven by the gale, per fectly helpless, she drifted down the coast and brought up against the iron pier at Long Branch and began to pound against It. The crashing was heard by a fisherman, who roused some citizens. With a, rope they went " to the pfer to'aldTtnV seven men on the tug. Each wave as it receded carried the Hatton away from the pier, and then as the next came roll ing shoreward the heavy tug would be carried on its crest and dashed against the piling under the pier or against the steel work. The work of rescue was dangerous not only to the men being rescued, but to those aiding them. After many efforts a man on the tug caught the rope which was thrown from the pier. He hung on, and as the tug was carried away from the pier the man clinging to the rope swung clear of her and then was hur riedly hauled up on the pier before the next wave coul.. dash him against the piling. Thus all were saved. Meanwhile the ship had been looked after by life-savers. After several in effectual attempts the regulation pro jectile was thrown over her and the rope caught. The whip and cable were hauled out by the crew and made fast aloft. The life-savers had their shore anchor down and the breeches buoy was rigged within a very short time. The ship had struck broadside on, so that the work of removing the men was comparatively easy. The rescued sailors were taken to Long Branch. About 3 o'clock in the morning the Iron pier broke in two. The tug had continued to pound against it, and the piling and superstructure were gradually weakened by the blows The tug, too, was battered to pieces When the pier was carried away, one man. whose name is not known, was washed nto the sea and drowned. Stirm Crra e Havic. New York. Nov. 25. It is estimated that the damage done by the storm on the northern shore of Long Island sound from and including City island to the Connecticut line is $350,000. Pilots Strike. Pittsburg, Pa., Nov. 25 Members of the Masters and Pilots association struck today for an advance of 33 per cent. Tow boat owners are prep a r ir.g to start boats with heavy coal shipments witHn the next twenty four hours. They expect to get pilots at the former rate. About ten mil lion bushels of coal are awaiting ship ment. Four Girls Burned to Death. Pittsburg. Pa., Nov. 25 The resi dence of J. G. Miller, on Zara street, Knoxville, was burned today and four daughters, ranging from IS to 23 years, burned to death. Mr. and and Mrs. Miller were badly burned trying to rescue the daugh ters. The fire caught from the ex plosion of an oil can- " - " v k . - Miss Je&nnette Crockett, David Crockett, ther Crockett and Mrs. C.C. Crockett left for PanfeBfeQaL, this morning to speed the winter, i - , x . -, , - t . IvL 5t i- ' THE WILD -WEST As it Was-Early Days in the Black Hills Strange Scenes In Deadwood Center of the Mining Region. . Correspondence Richmond Palladium. Lead, S. D., Nov. 23. A little more than a quarter of a century ago gold was first, discovered in the Black Hills, and Deadwood was the center of attraction with its hundreds of wooden shacks lining either side of Golden Gulch, a little mountain stream of pure spring water that flows swiftly down be tween the bigh hills that tower above in all their rugged grandeur. Like all mining towns the population was a mixed one, good, bad and ind ffer ent. Men and wt men from every where and from every condition of life had collected here and for every conceivable purpose, and to sav thut there were scene enacted in this hurly-burly society that . would compare for wildness with that of aov other mining eamp is only half telling the story. Many incidents have never seen the light of day and will only crop out by accident as told by those who came upon the stage in after years. Hundreds of honest men were here delving in the rugged hills with pick and shovel and in the sands of the little stream, hunting for the glittering gold that was here. Others were here, gao. biers, keepers of dives of every charac ter filled the new town, shooting scraps and murders were of every day occurrence almost, so frequent in fact that little note thereof was taken and passed as a matter of cou' se. Saloons and gambling houses predominated and in these high rev elry prevailed night and day. High up on the north side of the gulcb, clinging to the side of the mountain, was a little "shack." Its I sole occupant and owner wa a min- I ister of the gospel, who had come jover into Macedonia to work for the j Master. There was no church, the j few who were here had not tpken i time to thick of building a church I and God's first temple was the only j place of worship. j One Sunday night when Deadwood j seemed to have on its toughest coat j of war paint and the saloons and 'gambling houses were in fall blast, j out in the narrow street the dweller i in the lonely shack on the mountain i'side was tryine to hold a meeting in j the street. He had sung a song and j was calling to people to come and j hear the word of God, but with all j his efforts not one cou'd he got to j stop long enough to-hear a word. The poor man was in despair and was on the point of giving up the task, i Across the street a man had stood ! for some moments attracted by the j good man's efforts and failure to get J any one to listen to him. The man j was tall, six feet two, broad shoul j dered, long blonde hair that came down over his shoulders, drooping mustache and broad sombrero, a per- crm that wru!. Vi a ra gxttrast.jw? atmn. tion in any crowd. He came across the stret, took the now discouraged ministea by the arm and said, "oome; with me, I'll find you a crowd for your sky scrap ing act," and into the largest saloon and gambling house in the camp he led the minister, and, picking him up as he would a little child, placed him on the center of the- bar, and turning to the crowd . in , the room said in a voice that every man in the house reoagiuze4 as.'llFpa BUI JZ the moat fear lees man in aU the wild west, "gents, Ibis man's a preacher, "made by the prrsidnt of the rank: he's my friend and we are going tofTatftl membership 57,507, with $105, bear him too, now go on with the jj 159,000 of insurance in force. Tbirty shw." And the minister talkd in five new sections were added during a kindly way to this strange crowd j tee. quarter. The financial statement for nearly an hour and was. treated j Is as follows: with perfect courtesy, thoogb the . Balance in bank June 30 $ 135 23 gambling went on and the drink were passed out over the feet of the speaker. For years "Wild Bill" was a trusted scout atd guide for ourarmy in its campaigns against the Indian; he was Gen. Custer's favorite guiie. True he was an inveterate gambler and was soon after this occurence killed at the gambling table by Jack McCall in this same paloon, vet there were many noble qualities about the man and he and the minister w re warm friends ever after, whife' they both lived. Will not thegnod that was in him be on the credit side when the books coma t- t3 made up? I think so, tbjs wottl4.be ..equity -at least. - On the with side of Go'den Gulcb, three hundred feet above the now prosperous and well built city, over looking all the country round, is the Deadwood cemetery, in which stands a life sized statue of brown sand stone which faces the setting sun, and on which is the following legend. 4Kev. Henrv Weston Smith, M. M Minuter. Pioneer of the Biack Hills, killed by Indians Aug. 20. 1876, while on his way from Deadwood to Whiteley to preach." A few hundred feet south of where rests the pioneer minister is another life size statue of brown stone, en closed by a high iron fence, the lat ter however as a protection was placed there too late. Vandals and relic hunters have done their wor . all too well; the hinds and feet, the chin and lips and even the ears are gone, having been chipped off a littl-j at a time until the figure is so muti lated that it is hardly rt cognizable by those who knew the man in life. The drooping mustache, the loug wavy hair and wide sombrero is all that is' left to tell of whom it was in tended. On. the south side cf the slab is this reco-d: 'Wild Bill" (J B Hitchcock,) Died Aug. 2, 187, By pistol shot, aged 3i years. 'Custer" was louely without him." Thus the two, so opposite in char acter, so different in t.l t hat goes to make up the human family and yet such warm friecd. died by violence within the same mouth and year, and sleep the l3st sleep in the san e cem etery high above the scenes vt their stormy life. It is a wild wiud that b'ows the autumn It ave s over their graves, it is a wild country over which it sweeps, over the humble man who gave his life a willing sacri fice for a cause he believed to be rich; the other, a true and fearless friend, but rough and wild as the land in which he dwelt. L. Copy Richmond, Neighbors. Our neigh bers, Marion, Hunting ton and Decatur, are all discussing in their city councils the placing of signs on street corners giving the names of the streets and considering the best plans. In this they can learn something from Richmond. The method here is such that even the stranger can easily find bis way to anv number on any street with out difficulty. It is a monument to Gen. T. W. Bennett, who devised it and put it into operation during his last term as mayor. He copied it after the city of Philadelphia. The Endowment Rank. Ta falTnwincr statistics Of th F!n- dowsie&t Bank, Kr of - Py aretrf ir terett here, Dew iw usniMcnnt Receipt for q uarter ecd- itsg S pt. 30, 1H)1 437,144.75 Disbursements for quar ter ending Sept 30... 436.865.75 Balance in bank quarter eadiog Sept. 3a 414 33 Deah benefits, quarter eoding Sept. 30 375,151.34 Death benefits, quarter ending Sept. 30 1.202,561.38 Death benefits sine the organization of the endowment rank 16,761,518.10 N tl For Mew Castle Foot Ball Team R. H. S. Won by a Score of 40 to 0. , The crimson ar.d white again floats victorious over its opponents and N. C. H S. went home with the awful score of 40 to 0 staring them in the face From the score one would think that the ?ame was uninterest ing, but it was not because it showed the superior strength and team work of the home team to a fine advant age. The two teams appeared to be evenly matched as they are about the same weight, but before the game was over they showed themselves not to be in the same class with our boys. Richmond did not play her usual game and in the last half told their opponents where they were going to hit the line or what end they ere going around and who was to take the ball, and still New Castle could not stop them. At the end of the first; half the score was 22 to 0 and the tirst two touch downs were mad in three minutes. The touche downs were made by Ljuck, Bulla, Elder, Hill and Newman. The features of the game were Loutk's brilliant end . runs; Elder, Hill, Kaufman and Newman's line bucking, and the general poor work .of the New Castle team. The longest run of the game was 90 yards, made by Louck in the first half and Elder made a similar gain of ou yaras inrougn toe line. The crowd was small compared with the other tames but Richmond made enough to p3y expenses and had a small amount left over. Miss Lucile Gaar entertained both teams at the home of her parents on north fifteenth street Saturday night. Pleasant Uc thank officiated for Richmond. DEATHS AND FUNERALS. O'Briejc The funeral of Thomas J. O Brien took place at 10 o'clock yes- teraay morning from his home.north west of the city, Rev. Retts officiat ing. Interment at Earlham. The pallbearers were Caleb King, De Witt Runnels, Andrew Eliason, Wm. Rich, sr., Alfred Rvan and James Miller. Cooper Clay Forrest Cooper, aged 21 . years, died Sunday ; morning at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar F. Cooper, one mile north of the city. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the house. Interment at Earl ham. ; The official board of Grace E. chnroh - meet . at 1 ther church " "this evening a 7 o'ntocfc si mm Mmm AFTER MANY YEARS A Tombstone Lies In the New Paris Depot For Forty Years'and Is Recovered. An interesting to a tombstone story with regard comes from New Paris. M. W. Little, now of Huntington, was born at New Paris, but left there half a century ago. Forty years ago he shipped from Huntington to New Paris a stone monument to be maced overftre grave -T3ftsirsntF- father who died and was buried there in 1855. At the time he wrote to a friend at New Paris to sv-e that it was properly placed o.'er the grave. He heard nothing from it, and as he had prepaid the freight he supposed it was all attended to. Last week Mr. Little visited New Paris for the first time in fifty years and went out to the cemetery to visit the grave and monument. It could not be found. Finally Mr. William Hahn, an old resident who had gone out with him, asked if he was cer tain this stone had ever been set. He told Mr. Hahn what he had done and the latter replied that he remem bered that "thirty-five years ago he had seen an old tombs. tone lying among a lot of rubbish at the freight house." With not the slightest expectation of finding the stone, Mr. Little and his friend strolled down to the freight station, and the agent unearthed an old dust covered stone with the in scription precisely as Mr. Little had ordered it, put away in a corner un der a pile of unclaimed freight. Mr. Little inquired if there were any charges against the freight or any record of the reason the stone was not delivered, and the agent inquired how long since the stone was shipped. "Ob. about 1859 or 1860," responded Mr. Littte care lessly. The agent almost fell over, in his astonishment, and remarking that he was no itrcheologist, and that the stone would be worthless for any other than Mr. Wagner, anyway, told Mr. Little to take it away. The stone was hauled to the cemetery, but even with the assistance of old citizens, Mr. Little cpuld not locate the grave of his grandfather, which forever will remain without a marker. Miss McDonnell's Goods. Some little time ago Miss McDon nell of Williamsburg shipped over the C. R. fe M. a box of goods con signed to herself at Marion. The writing on the tag was illegible but the destination looked more like "Muncie" than anything else and the box was sent there. The agent of the C. R- & M. there sent the usual postal card notice to "Caroline McDonnell, Muncie," to the post office. By a queer coincidence there was a woman of that name in Muncie and she sent for the box and received it. " When later on the real owner began inquiring and the C. R. & M. agent went hunting for the goods the woman denied receiving them. Her sons denied all knowledge of it also, but being locked up by the po lice weakened and confessed. The goods were found at the home of a man named Pinnick, near Mrs. Mc Donnell's, where they had been taken by Mrs. McDonnell and left;. They were restored to tbenowner. wt-o.; Willis Haynes Found in a Lumber Yard at Coatesville SuA'criuy with a Fractnrel Skull. Yiftim of a Savage Asanlt hai l Oat in lUiu All Niirht Without Assistance. , , Danville. Intl.. Nov. 25. Hendricks county has another murder mystery to solve. The unconscious body of Willis Haynes was founrf ina lumber yard at Coatesville. Haynes did not re cover consciousness, and he ""' died shortly after being found. A portion of his forehead was crushed la. show ing that he had come to bis death by a blow from the hands cf some person. . The post mortem examina tion showed that the skull was frac tured sufficiently to cause death. Th coroner is holding an inquest, and it ia believed that enough will be dis closed to warrant an arrtet. Haynes lived some miles north ot Coatesville and had Rone to that town after some lumber. The next morning his body was found in the lumber yard. His acreair." were heard .by Samuel Oliver, who lives a hundred yards from the scene of the tragedy, but Oliver paid no attention to them and the man laid out in the rain all night without resistance. When found he was too far gone to recover, dying in his wife's arms. He was a young man of splendid physique. IMSTItbSSINO ACCIIIK.NT A Port Wayne Father Kill His Only . Child. Fort Wayne, Ind., Nov, 25. Louis Boisnet, a German porter at the Ave line hotel, returned from bunting Sat urday afternoon to his home near Un denwood cemetery, and his 7-year-olJ daughter ran to meet him. He carried her to the house with her arms about his neek and put her down to show his wlta- baw hauuBffeH gun.' In fingering the trigger the weapon was discharged, killing the child instantly. Her heart and lungs were almost blown from her body. Her father is crazed and has to be guarded to prevent him killing him self. He has been extremely Industri ous and recently purchased the little spot of ground on payments for his home. The girl was the only child living out of several born to him. Killed In a Runaway. Fort Wayne, Ind., Nov. 25. Robert Romick, aged 41. and single, was killed Saturday evening in a runaway accident on West Main street. He was driving out of town on his way home to Dunfee, when bis team be came frightened at the street cars and ran away. The street is of cedar block with quite uneven surface. A bump from a depression threw him out, fracturing his thigh bones, his legs, and causing injuries to the kid neys, from which he died In the am bulance before he could reach the hos pital. He did not regain conscious ness. . Coroner Hokla Snerwrll. Evansville, Ind.. Nov. 25. Coroner Walker has returned his verdict In thw cases of the murder of Miss Lena Renner and Mtr. Georgia Railey, the two women who were strangled to death on the night of Nov. 11, and whose bodies were found on dlfTereat. roads several mik-B apart. The deatb of each woman is laid at the door of Wilbur S. Sherwell, the policeman who was arrested several days ago, with probably an unknown accom plice. Killed At a. Croslnir. Fortville, Ind., Nov. 25. The new fast through train from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne ovr the Big Four via Muncie. struck Mrs. James Stanford at the Main street crossing and hurled her body nearly 10 feet, killing her instantly. She had stepped on the main track from the sidetrack, on which a freight locomotive waa stand ing, the escaping steam from the lat ter making it impossible to hear tha approaching train foot-Ball. The result of the foot ball game at Knightstown Saturday has put the High school team here in high feath er. Not long ago the Richmond High school team beat the Knightstown high school team 12 to 0. Saturday the Knightstown boys played the second team of Eariham the latter winning only by a score of 6 to 5. This gives the High school boys here a good wide margin over the Eariham boys. - LATEST QCOT&TIOICS. - Chicago, III t Nor. 25. Wheat, Tote4o Not. 25i-Wbstr ; 7.