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BIG COFFEE CREEK DEAL ABOUT MADE Boston Syndicate Will Work the Golden Gravel. , THE SUM INVOLVED IS $300,000. Hydr. ulic Operations Soon to Be Commenced on a Vast Bed. CANNOT BE SLUICED IN FIFTY YEARS. Crowded Stages Still Rolling Into Trinity Center— Casey and His • Townslte Bocm. CARRVILLE, Cal.. Aug. 25.— A big mining deal, involving the investment of about $300,000 in the enormous bed of golden gravel in which the town of Trinity Center is built, has just been practically accomplished, and next spring will see extensive operations on one of the greatest hydraulic properties of the State. The old Bloss and McCieary hydraulic property is the chief feature of the pur chase, but a number of other pieces of ground are included. Where Trinity Center is located the narrow valley — or rather canyon — the Trinity River widens to about c mile, and there is a sloping bench of that width about a mile and a half long. It is compos-d of river wnsh varying in depth above the bedrock from 15 to 125 feet. The little town occupies but a small part of it. For over half a mile back from the river this slopinc bench is too low to give sufficient fall along the surface to carry debris to the rivr in sluice*. Back of the town at the highest elevation the gravel has been hydrauiicked for many years, leaving great red banks. About $500,000 has been taken from thirty acres ot ground, but a lair start has not yet been made. The mine has had several owners and it got its present name from Bloss and Mc- Cleary. who are the last owners. Some time ago the Eilery and Reel Com pany secured a long working bond and have since been conducting operations with two four-inch nozzles, each of which in season has been averagine $100 a day. These people control about 6JO acres of the bench. The present ditches bring water several miles from Swift Creek and deliver it under a heavy pressure. Several experts have examined the whole bench and their estimates of the gravel vary from 25 to 75 cents a cubic yard. It has been c timated that the gold now in the whole bench waiting to be sluiced out amounts to $19,000,000. A number of efforts to secure the prop erty and to enlist- the great amofint of capital required for extensive and econom ical operations have failed in tbe past Last March John B. Eldridge of San Fran cisco secured a bond on the property and at once began negotiations with Boston capitalists, which have been in progress ever since. Mr. Eldridge is now here and reports that the deal is completed and as sured but for final investigation of titles to adjoining property. The first payment will undoubtedly be made on Thursday. The land secured will cost the Boston syn dicate $275,000. Over 900 acres of the gold-bearing gravel of the bench is involved, and this includes practically all of the town property. The operations that will follow will sweep away the foundations of the town to bed rock, about thirlv feet below the present level of the street, from which gold is daily panned at' watering troughs for amusement. Three or four of the prop erty - owners have demanded too high prices, and if they stick to them the era vel will be washed away all around them, leaving their lots slicking up like sore fingers and worthless. Mr. Eldridge will have charge of the operations, nnd he says that the ditches will be enlarged and two-inch giants will be put into operation. Electric lights will be put.in aud operations will be kept up twenty-four hours a day. For working most of ih" low-bench hydraulic elevators will be used to carry the material up to sluices elevated high enough to secure the re quired fall. The debris will go to the river, and it has been necessary to buy 1503 acres of land that will be covered or damaged thereby. It is the title to some of these lands on which alone tbe deal waits. « Operations on the new scale will begin in the spring. This region has long been anxiously waiting for the capital which St has always been expected would take hold of the property on a large scale. It is estimated that the grave! cannot all be sluiced in fifty years. The hydraulic mine, which embraces a mile of Morrison Gulch, on Coffee Creek, is expected soon to be sold to people who will develop it, and next spring the Trinity gold placer-mining syndicate, wh eh is composed of English capitalist and which owns seven miles of the upper bed of Coffee Creek, will bo ready tor extensive operations. W. D. English came in with the rush last night and will divide his time between catching trout and investigating the min ing region. We hear that 200 Coffee Creekers got off the train at Redding last night and a great rush is expected to-morrow. Letters of inquiry continued to pour In on the postmaster and others, and many come from all over the East, where the Trinity County fever serms to have be come quito general. Tbey come from Ch:cigo, West Virginia and elsewhere, and quite a number of Easterners have reached Coffee Creek already. People here are waiting with considera ble cuno-ity to see E. T.Casey and the other boomers get Coffeevilie started and whooped into a townsite boom, and they will . probably see and : ; hear something quickly, for Mr. Casey has gone to the city to make Coffeevilie with a hurrah. ; Special and regular stages roll into Trinity Center loaded every night, and the procession of wagons, packhorsea and transfers bound for Coffee Creek preserves the rate of fifty a day. Quartz ledges of unknown or no value are found every day, while once in a while one of rich surface indications is, but most of : the Coffee Creek stories beard outside are fairy tales. J, 0. Denny. ■poußiAo OUT or X Ett via a. Ao Cessation of the Exodus for th« Atto 'iolii fir tri a. REDDING. Cal., Aug. 25.— There has been a perceptible decrease in the excite ment over the Coffee Creek gold diggings to-day, but nevertheless the usual number of prospectors have made their departures /or the new fields. A large band-wagon with a load of supplies and twelve pros pectors is being fitted out to-night and will start early !in the morning for Coffee and Hickory creeks. About 100 prospectors all told arrived here from the south to-day, bound for the new Klondike. No reports of new finds have been reported to-day, but the pros pectors at present here are just as eager to go to the new country. Three young men from Oakland arrived this afternoon on bicycles hoavily lobded with prospectors' and hunters' outfits. They go on to-morrow by wheel. S. W. Hammond and party returned from Coffee Creek to-nisht They report no new finds made during the past two days, but say the bids are covered with people and camps ara located on every available spot. Wills & Bitter have established a new stage line, and the tirst trip will be made to-morrow. The route will be from Red ding direct to Coffeyville. This route is twenty miles shorter than the route from Gazelle, and a great deal better than the rough mountain trail or wood road out of Delia. lilCB STtfBIKJtt SttfAJt DUNS3IUIB. People Wildly Itfxeiled and a JRwh Is Made far Soda Crrrk. DcNSMUIR, Cal., Aug. 25.— A rich pocket of gold was discovered five miles northeast of Dunsmuir yesterday. The pocket contained $2000 in nuggets and fine sold, and there is said to be as much more in sight. The largest nugget is worth about $300. The find was on the claim of J. L. McCarter on Soda Creek. The claim has not been worked long, and Dunsmuir has gone wild over the find. A large crowd of prospectors went out to-day. As soon as the news was verified by Mr. McCarter bringing in the gold, which wa? placed on exhibition in the window of Wells-Fargo & Co.'s express of fice, photographs were taken of Mr. Mc- Carter and his rich find, and the street in front of the express office was crowded with people all day. This is one of the largest finds ever made in this vicinity, and will have the effect of sending a good many ot our peo ple up on Soda Creek prospecting. Mr. McCarter is a modest, unassuming man, who has bad years of experience in mines and mining, and he assert* thera are just as rich tin is to be made all around him as the one be so fortunately struck. The territory surrounding him has bean prosp»cted but very little, and crowds will soon flock in on Soda Creek as they have been doing on Coffee Creek, and there is no reason to doubt that numerous other strikes will soon hi reported. The gold will be shipped to the Mint at San Fran cisco in a few days. Off for Trinity. SANTA ROSA, Cal, Aug. Frank Leppo, Stanley Meyers, . Henry Forsyth, Frank Doyle and Ed Walk have gone to Trinity County to discover gold. They will search for pockets as rich as that dis covered by '.he Graves brothers. There are plenty of Sonoma men in Trinity at present. O. K. Westcott went there when the boom came and Charles Ford left last week. Saturday last G. W. Bryant and son, J. T. Studdert, Fred Walker, R. A. Adams, M. Jacommine, 0. M. Campbell, F. Towne, A. P. Williams and J. Peters of Petaluma started. Among the Sonoma men *bo have gone there are: Gus Corne lius, Walter Murphy, J. P. Kay, Frank and Al Weaver. Bound for Trinity. BERKELEY, Cal., Aug. 25.— A party of about fifteen Berkeley citizens will leave for Trinity gold fields ntxt Satur day. They will go in three companies, each having a wagon loaded with neces sary mining equipment. Among the num ber are several experienced miners. Those who have definitely decided to go include T. McNamara, Chailes Hadding Jr., George Burns, William Ach- son, George Bailey, Charles Rooney, Georee Rogers, D. Balkhsm and Harry Thompson. 1 - tit. Helen* People Going. ST. HELENA. Cal., Aug. 25.— The gold fever has had a revival in St. Helena and many may soon leave for the gold fields in Trinity County. Dan E. Williams of the St. Helena Star has gone, and yester day two partie*, the first composed of George Rammers, John Allison and S. 8, Herman, and the second Mr. and' Mrs. Frank Keefe. Many more may leave in the next few weeks. JURSTS IN S£S /ON. Disciples of Rlackstone Are Holding Their Twentieth Annual Conven tion in Cleveland. CLEVELAND. Ohio, Aug. 25.— The first session of the twentieth annual con vention of the American Bar Association was called to order in Association Hall this morning, about 150 delegates being present. President J. M. Woolworth of Omaha, Nebr., was in the chair, and first introduced Judge Samuel F. Hunt, chairman of the local c mmittee on en tertainment. Judge Hunt said that our legislative bodies are occupied rather with the refine ments of civilization than with the fun damental questions of government. The evening session was devoted to the reading of reports and discussion thereof. The report of the committee on jurispru dence was read by William F. Wirthen of New Orleans. The report of the commit tee on judicial administration and reme dial procedure was read by Judge A. Mc- Creary of Keokuk, lowa. The rei ort of the Committee on Educa tion was presented by Judge Georee W. Sharp of Baltimore. He recommended that candidates for admission to' law schools shall at least have bad a High School education. His suggestion was adopted. The report of the committee on interna tional law was submitted by Judge A. D. Fal lett of Marietta, Ohio. Officers for the ensuing year will bo elected Friday. Many candidates are in the field. AXARCHIS'I'iV El lEItATVRt. two loung Armrni <n Women Arrested on a Serious Charge. CONSTANTINOPLE, Turkey, Aug. 25. The Turkish police yesterday arrested two young Armenian women who were dis tributing copies of the manifesto issued by the Armenian Central Revolutionary Committee in which the recent explosions of bombs were dec ared to be the work of the Young Tnrk party. One of the women i was released from custody as it was shown , that she waaa Russian subject : THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 1897. URUGUAY'S PRESIDENT SHOT DOWN Slain by a Mere Youth on a National Holi day. DEATH WAS ALMOST INSTANTANEOUS. The Deed Believed to Have Been Incited by Political Antagonisms. NO SURPRISE MANIFESTED AT WASHINGTON. It Was the Second Attempt on the Life of Borda Within Four Months. MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Aug. 25.— During a national fete which was held here to-day President J. Idiarte Borda whs shot and killed by an assassin. Senhor Borda was elected President of Uruguay for the term extending from March 1, 189 ito 1898. The fete at which he was assassinated SENHOR DON JUAN IDIARTE BORDA, President of Uruguay, the Latest Victim of an Assassin. was being held in celebration of the inde pendence of Uruaguay, which was achieved on August 25, 1825. The crime was committed just a few minutes after the President left the cathe dral, where he had listened to the Te Deum sung on the occasion of the anniversary of the independence of Uruguay. Following the assassination, and while the immediate members of the ±*resi dent'.s official family were still bending over him where he had fallen, there was a forward movement of the crowd which had gathered, a: id in order to protect the dying President his military escort at tacked the crowd and succeeded in driving it back only after many persons had been wounded and several killed. ~'[ \ The assassin is Avelino Arredondo, an officer in the Uruguayan army. He is an Uruguayan, and only 27 years old. Now that Uruguay's chief i 3 dead he is calm and declares that he is content with his action. Arredondo, who is now in prison under close guard, declares that his crime was not inspired by anything more than a personal hatred for the President. He had, he said, no accomplices and is willing to take upon himself all the con sequences of the deed. Montevideo was in gala attire to-day in celebration of the independence 'of Uru guay, which was proclaimed on August 25. 1825. The day, according to the pro gramme wbich had been mapped out, was one replete with festivities and feasts. Of the official ceremonies the singing of the Te Deum was the most impressive. President Borda had gone to the cathe dral attended by a military escort, the members of his Cabinet and diplomatic representatives from other countries. His j party started to leave the cathedral about fifteen minutes after o'clock. Hundreds had gathered in front of. the cathedral apd the President was well re ceived as be passed out the door. He had walked only a few steps when Arredondo stepped forward out of. the crow 1 and raised a pistol before any one could stop he had fired two shots at tbe President. ' The first bullet went wild, but the sec ond struct: President Borda in the left breast. He fed backward into the arms of Bishop Soler and sank to the ground. For an instant there was an awful si lence, then a frightful uproar. , JJ^it! J tf- ] The crowd poured forward with cries and shouts and while Arredondo was seized by several soldiers the other troops were thrown into, line to keep the crowd from trampling on the prostrate b dy of the President. Sharp cries of "order" from the officers were unheeded, and as the crowd contin ued to push and struggle the officers, im pelled by the belief that the lives of otber officials were in danger, gave an order to force the crowd back. The soldiers at tacked the crowd with bayonets, and finally drove it back after many had been wounded and several killed. *.:".'"' The President, still breathing feebly, was then removed under military guard to the city palace, where he died in a few minutes. The body was then wrapped in the flag of Uruguay and removed to his late home.. -.». ......,: When shot down the President was on his way to review a body of troops, which would have closed the exercises of the day proper. tf v :> * Great excitement was caused all over the city by the assassination. "" ** Jose Cuestas, president of the Senate, was nominated" for President ad interim by the Chamber of Deputies later in the afternoon. He immediately dismissed ail the members of the Cabinet except Gen eral Louis P-rez, wbo will continue at the head of the War Department. -..-'• At the time of Senhor Borda's election he belonged to the official party, and was elected jby a very narrow majority. Tne people, it was said, were sadly disappointed at the result, but order and quiet was maintained. The lending pap»rs of Uruguay deplored the election of Senhor Borda, and declared that it marked a re action in the country's progress. Later President Borda issued a proclam ation to the effect that his administration would conduct the business of the State in the interest of the whole Nation, and that he would invite the assistance of all political parties to that end. This proc lamation made a very favorable impres sion. An attempt was made to assassinate the President on the afternoon of April 21 last. An unknown man met President Borda on the street and shot at him. The President escaped without injury and the criminal was captured. On that occasion the President, accom panied by his aid. Lieutenant-Colonel Turrene, bad been horseback ruling. Just as he dismounted in front of the Govern ment palace a youth approached him and drew a pistol. Lieutenant-Colonel Turrene struck up the arm of the would-be assass n ml the ball passed over the President's head. Another attempt to assassinate him was made on May 20, when he received a bomb sent to him from La Plata, Argentine. It was in a box and so arranged that it would explode, but the box was turned over to thn police and destroyed. AOT A UK* BIS E. This Was the Second Attempt on the Life of Borda. WASHINGTON, D. C., Aug. 25. -The assassination of President Idiarte Borda of Uruguay was not altogether a surprise to officials here who have watched the re cent outbreaks in Uruguay. .-.".'.. This was the second attempt on the President's life, the former being made by a crazy student named Revecca. After it failed, the United States Minister made a personal call on President Borda to con vey the congratulations of President Mc- Kinley on the former's escape. The last mail advices received here show that the revolution had broken out afresh, the peace delegates from the insurgents hav ing given up the hope of securing peace and withdrawn to the Argentine Republic Further agitation was occasioned by the reports that the Government's receipts had shrunk $1,000,000 during the year, as a result of the revolution. The last issue of the Montevideo Times received here states that tne President re mained away from the Statehouse in evi dent fear of his life. At the same time a "Colorado," or junta, of those seeking to overthrow the Government had estab lished active operations at the Capitol. The assassination of the President doubt less will brine the country to a revolu tionary crisis which has long ben pend ing. The revolution thus far has been in country districts, where several extensive engagements had been fought, the govern ing forces securing the advantage. There is no Uruguayan representative in Washington. i"^^|^^pSß^| MAT C.l Us 1 VB LE. Great Britain's finserainttf Ignored by the -oiifh >• fr'.can tf Hepublio. .- PRETORIA, South Africa, Aug. 25.— At a meeting of the Volkraadt to-day President Kruger delivered a speech which is likely to cause the greatest excitement in Great Britain. ■"■ He said that the rela tions between Great Britain and the South African Republic are regulated by the con vention '. of ; 1884. !*He \ added that ;in the convention of November, 1881, a reference to the suzerainty of Great Britain di.i appear, but that in the next convention of 1881 not. a single word appeared bearing precisely upon tbat point, and since then the suzerainty had ceased to exist. This, he continued, did not do away with the fact thatithe Soutn African Republic and the whole nation recognized the con vention and would endeavor to maintain it entirely, but th*y could not \ recognize . the suzerainty "of 'Great : Britain, because it was entirely opposed to that convention They wished to maintain a friendly rela tionship with tbe whole world, and in this way race hatred would gradally disappear. Wherever love dwells, said the President in conclusion, the blessing of God: would follow. ."- ' - VV' CZAR ANO t RES DENT. The hulers of France and Russia Toast the Troops of the ■ Empire. , ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Aug. 25.— The Czar, Czarina and President Faure and their respective suites witnessed a march past of 50,000 troops at the Krasnoe Seloe camp to-day. The spectacle was most imposing. As the Imperial Guard passed the stand the Czar cried, "Thank you, my men l" /_ Vs In the march past Prince Napoleon led the lancers, himself galloping to the front of the imp-rial party, saluting witn saber and bowing low. y r.~r*- At the conclusion of the march past a military balloon ascended, bearing the inscription "Vive la France, 1597." The end of the spectacle was somewhat marred by a heavy shower. At the luncheon which followed Presi dent Faure toasted the Czar and Czarina and the Russian army, to which, he added, he brought the greetings of its French comrades. The Czar replied by toasting "Our Com rades of the Valiant French Army." Both toasts were honored standing and the "Marseillaise" and the Russian hymn were played. This evening the Emperor gave a ban quet to M. Faure, with a special invita tion to the officers of tbe French -rquad rod. M. Faure toasted the Russian navy and the Czar the French navy. LONDON, Eng., Aug. 26.— The special correspondent of the Tim^s at St. Peters burg says: The Franco-Russian frenzy during the last few days would be impos sible to describe in a telegram. The berths of the officers on the French warship Pcthuau were fi.led with flowers to-day (Wednesday) by the Russian ladies. The sailors from' the Suncouf, which lies in the Neva, were carried on the shoulders of the Russians through the streets. On Thursday night 200 French officers and 600 sailors were kept going continuously from fete to fete. The mobs along the quays and at oth er points of special interest gave the scene such a wild and disorderly aspect, that many people who had gone to look at the illuminations turned back to their homes. It is reported tbat six persons were tram pied to death while M. Faure was being driven from the French embassy to the railway station. •/- -V MISS CISXEUOS' UFtfFEASE. Spanish Mini de Lome Writes to Mrs. ffer* on Dnvis. NEW YORK, N. V., Aug. 25.- Spanish Minister de Lome has written to Mrs. Jefferson Davis, saying he has informed the Spanish Queen of Mrs. Davis' wish to help Miss Evangelina Cisneros. But be says Miss Cisneros lured to her house the military commander of the Island of Pines and ha 1 men concealed in it who tried to assassinate him in connec tion with an uprising of prisoners. For that offense, being condemned to Africa, she was not tried. The M nisler said Miss Cisneros would have a speedy trial. It ford's Formal l.ecrption tfDeferrrdm MADRID, Spain, August 25.— Queen Regent will not formally receive General Stewart L. Woodford, the new United States Minister, until after the court returns from San Sebastian. twenty Spanish Women Killed. MADRID, Spain, Aug. 25. — Twenty women were kill.-d to-day by an accident to an apparatus for raising water at Mon cada, province of Valenc-a, on the Mon cada River. TO CONTROL THE NORTHWEST. Promised Railroad Connection With New Japanese Steamship Line, Forming a Trans-Oceanic Link. CHICAGO, 111., Aug. 25.— The Inter Ocean will to-morrow print the following details of an immense railroad combina tion. - A railroad deal of far more importance than the famous Northwestern-Union Pacific alliance is on tho verge of consum mation. For weeks past the decided and unac countable advance in securities of the Chicago and Great Western Railway on London, Amsterdam, Paris and New York exchanges has been the cause of comment in the entire speculative world. Within the last twenty-four hours the cause of this tremendous advance has be come public property. The J. P. Morgan interests.which is now in full control of the Northern Pacific, and the James T. Hill party, which owns the Great North ern Railway system, are now in possession of options representing the controlling in terests in the Chicago and Great Western Railway. It is proposed by the owners of the Northern Pacific and Great Northern properties to create an absolute monopoly of the entire transportation and traffic of Northern Minnesota, North Dakota and Montana; only the productive part of Idaho, all the new Slate of Washington, with its magnificent resources, and the to-be mighty cities on Puget Sound, and of the greater part of Oregon. In tnis mighty empire the Northern Pacific and Great Northern interests know but one competitor, and that at but one point— the Southern Pacific Company at Portland, Or. ■■'■■'■ It is proposed by securing control of the Chicago and Great Western to give North ern Pacific and Great Northern combina tion its own lines from St. Paul to Chi cago. All of the traffic of the Great Northern and Northern. -Pacific, watch moves via Chicago, is to be tnrown to the Chicago and Great Western Railway. This combination practically shuts out of the Northwestern empire the Milwau kee and St Paul, the Burlington", the Rock Island, Chicago and Northwestern and the Wisconsin Central, except at. such points as those systems actually reach with their own lines. -•vlf- is proposed by the new combination to make an attempt to control .'trans-: Pacific carrying irate by means of an air tight alliance - already perfected and in operation with the N'ppoti Yusen; Kaisha or Japan Mail Steanismp Company, which has .he largest fleet and the second largest tonnage rating of any steamship company: in the world. In joining this tremendous alliance the Nippon Yusan Kaisha Steamship Corn-, pany '-brings, to its-p artners an absolute' monopoly of the interior : and coasting, trade of Japan and China, and also places in their service this summer the connect-' ing lines of steamers to compete for Indian Australian, Hawaiian and North ern Asia joints, with the object of direct ing to the United States route the Eng-; listi and Continental European traffic for Indian and Asiatic points which has here toore gone via Cape Town or Suez canal router. .".",'..' "■.' ■■ .tfiJJ''JJi : JiiJ'iitf, : . '■ This enormous deal, which concentrates world-w<ie traffic on rails of the Chicago- Great Western and ■■ threatens to ; render useless tbe St. Paul and Chicago lines of ; the five great companies which are shut out, is being closed up this week at a con ference in New. York between representa tives of the Deutsche Bank of Berlin. J. P. Morgan & . Co., J. J. Hill and others are tue owners of the Chicago-Great Western. GRIEF DROVE TALLANT MAD A San Francisco Banker Now in a Sanitarium Near Chicago. Death of a Son and His Wife's Absence in Europe the Supposed Cause. A Ravine: Maniac on the Train He Attempts to Injure P-essengers. Friends Are Caring: for Him. CHICAGO, 111.. Aug. 25.— John D. Tal lant, the president of the Taliant Banking Company of San Francisco, is confined in the East Chicacro-avenue station, a raving maniac. Locked in a compartment of one of the cars of the overland limited train, which arrived at the Northwestern depot at 8:30 o'clock this morning, the demented banter paced to and fro in the greatest excitement, occasionally throwing him self against the walls of the car and cry ing out in mental agony until the train slowed up, . when he was removed to a waiting patrol wagon and taken to the station. , During bis compulsory ride the bank president was held struggling on the floor of the wagon, tie strong arms ot, two po lice officers being required to prevent him from escaping. Constantly endeavoring to tear himself loose from the grasp of tbe officers he was carried to a cell in the sta tion-house, where, exhausted from his efforts, be lay on the floor, mumbling in coherently about the efforts he imagined were being made to advertise him as a notorious criminal. On Saturday evening the California banker left San Francisco for a vacation in Europe. He was to meet his wife in. Paris, and the two expected to spend tbe autumn months in a tour of tbeC ontinent. On Sunday morning, af er the train bad progressed far on its journey across the mountains, T?llant began to act queerly. He would stare blankly into space for hours at' a time, refusing his meals when they were offered to bim. Occasionally he would twitch nervously and start in his seat. His fellow passengers were alarmed by bis peculiar actions, aud notified the con ductor. It was decided to keep a close watch on the man, but it was not expected that he would become dangerous. This state of affairs continued for three days* When questioned as to his health, Tallant would vouchsafe a curt reply to the effect that he felt well. He was very taciturn in his manner, occasionally bor dering on incivility, when some service was offered him. - -,-tf: ■--- •..-' tftf\ stfi Yesterday, soon after the train pulled out of Council Bluffs, lowa, tha passengers in the coach where Tallant was seated were alarmed by the fact that he was mut tering loudly. Suddenly he drew a $20 gold piece from his pocket and threw it with great force at bis nearest neigh This was followed by a volley of gold coin, which was hurled at the fleeing passengers. . Tallant pulled a revolver and flourished it when he was approached by the train hands. Waving his weapon the man started running down the aisle of the car. Suddenly he drew his watch from his pocket and threw it at the persons who were crowding each other to gain exit through the coach door. The few still in the car expected mo mentarily that the maniac would pull the trigger of the pistol, which was leveled in their direction. However, he did not fire his revolver. He would stoop and pick up his watch and throw it again and again against the now closed door, which kept him from following the men and women whom he had chased from the car. Suddenly, while he was bending to again pick up bis timepiece, his arms were seized from behind, and he was thrown struggling to the floor. Conductor F. H. Clark had silently stepped down the aisle from the other 'end of the coach and leaped on the maniac. The conductor was followed by a brakeman and two passen gers, and the four succeeded in disarming the unfortunate mau and confining him in an apartment, -tftf-tf- -i The trainmen searched Tallant and found on his person two razors and $533 in coin. Five $20 gold pieces .which he had cast at the passengers were also re covered. . wi;:!*:!'**- Mr. Tallant is about 45 years old, and impresses one as being a vigorous, pros perous man of business. After the strain of experience. through which he had just passed he is physically exhausted. Deep, dark rings are about bin eyes, and his face wears a blank, tired expression. When he has recovered sufficiently to warrant his removal he will be taken to the deten tion hospital until he recovers or his friends advise the authorities. The im pression is tbat Mr. Tallant's attack is only temporary and is probably the out come of too close application to business. Tallant's condition grew worse as the day progressed. He became very violent and a constant watch had to be kept to prevent him from harming himself. Ar rangements hava been completed for his removal to the Detention Hospital. It is probable the bankers of this city will have him placed in a private asylum. Dr. Frank S. Church.Ml of 850 Division street called at the station for a hurried examination of a prisoner. He announced he had been sent by a banker, but did not give the name. ...,., •*,' -. .. . ■ The demented banker became worse in the afternoon and a constant watch bad to be kept to prevent him from harming himself. At 2:30 o'clock a dispatch was received from San Francisco by C. A. Tinkham, cashier of the National Bank of America, directing him to take charge of Mr. Tallant, and stating that arrange ment* had oeen made for his removal to Lake Geneva, Wis. Friends of the banker have also received dispatches from San Francisco and will see that he receives the best of attention until the arrival of his friends, which will be at an early dale. At 3 o'clock an ambulance arrived and preparations were made to take him to the depot. Mr." Taliant was seated at his desk in the turnkey's office busily engaged in scribbling note.---, which from time to time be folded and handed to some to de liver at once. He was humored for awhile but refused to leave the station. *".'*' ' "Do you i think - 1 want to go un there and let t* em cut. my head off?", be shouted, at the same time wildly .waving bis. arms. When .-assured •' that no one would harm him he said: "Yes they will. They said 'hey would." ;. He was finally induced to go to where the ambulance was in waiting. Here the crazed tanker created another scene. >' He fought desperately, striking right and left with clenched hands. After a time, how ever, he was forced into a vehicle, Dur ing the ride to the depot Mr. TaJlant had to be held by the officers. He evidently, labors under the delusion that some one is following him, threatening him with ail manner of things. The Tallant banking-house was estao lUhed by the Into D. J. Tallant in 1850 and Most Complexion Powders have a vulgar glare, but Poszoni's Is a true, beautifier , whose effects are lasting. j ■ — — — — — — . . , Is the oldest bank in tbe State. The stock of the company is all owned and controlled , by the three sons and two daughters ot the founder of the bank. The sons are: John D. Tallant. president of the com pany; Frederck W. Tallant, vice-presi dent, and George Tallant. The daughters are Mrs. John Brice, wife of Captain Brice, U. S. N., and Mrs. Austin Tubbs. John D Tallant married a dau/hter of Judge Selden S. Wright. Mrs. Tallant, accompanied by her two little children, a boy and a girl, and her mother, is in Dresden. Her husband left San Francisco last Saturday to meet the family in Eu rope and bring them home. He was in good health when he lelt here, but signs of grief for the death of bis 10-year-old boy, which occurred about six months ago, were perceptible. Brooke Wright, son of the late Selden S. Wright and brother of Mr*. John D. Tallant, left this city last evening for Chicago to attend Mr. Tallant. The latest advices received by friends las'- night* were to the effect that Mr. Tallant's con dition was much improved. There is not the slightest strain of insanity in the Tal lant family, and the presumption is tbat the menial distress" of •John D. Tallant was due to causes which a skilled physi cian may soon comprehend. Itis thought that a few days of perfect tranquillity and repose in an atmosphere not overheated will restore the patient to his normal con dition of mental responsibility. As soon as Mr. Tallant's condition was made known to the president of the American National Bank of Chi cago, which institution is a correspond ent of the Tallant Banking Com pany of this City, the patient was taken from the East Chicago-avenue sta tion and transferred to a private sanita rium at Oakwood, Lake Geneva, Wiscon sin. A capable physician was at once en gaged by the Chicago banker to attend Mr. Tallant, and assurances wero wired last night that speedy restoration of the patient's health of mind and body was probable. *. tftf It is said that Mr. Tallant's journey to Europe will be resumed if his physician" do not advise to the contrary, but ne will be accompanied on the rest of the trio by Mr. Wright. i\: •-.>■? ; Members of the Tallant family and John Dempster McKee, cashier of the Tallant Banking Company, were advised of the strange conduct of Mr. Tallant before the eastbound train on which he was a pas senger had reached the Missouri River. It was planned to have him detained at Omaha and there placed under proper re straint, but the instructions by wire did not reach the proper parties until (he train had left Council Bluffs. From a reading of the dispatches from I Chicago one might infer tnat John D. Tallant -is a man of gigantic frame and enormous physical strength. The fact is that he is not more than five feet six inches high and dees not weigh more than 150 pounds. Since his family wont abroad he has resided at the Bohemian Club and is known to his club companions as a quiet, thoughtful man of excellent business attainments. His relatives and friends received the news of his demented condition witb surprise and regret, but they surmise that the attack was caused by loss of sleep, the hot weather of the plains aud some derangement of the stomach. They are confident that he will soon be restored to his usual health of mind and body. Mr. Tallant is a young man, not more tban 40 years of age. Arrest of a Manor for Law Breaking, INDEPENDENCE, Kans, Aug. 25.— Mayor J. S. dder of Neodosha, Kans., has been arrested by the County Attorney of Wilson County. 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