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VOL. I. NO. 7.
LOUISVILLE: SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 189$.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Kentucky
IklSH
HOME RULE
Has Lost One of Its Host
Powerful and Devoted
Supporters
By the Death of the Most Rev. John
Walsh, the Late Archbishop of
Toronto, Canada.
A Oreat Prelate, a Great Patriot, a
Born Leader and Organizer
of Men.
HOW HE UNITED IRISH CANADIANS
The cause of Irish Home Rule lias lost
one of its most powerful and devoted
friends in the death of the Most Rev.
John Walsh, D. D., Archbishop of To
ronto, Canada, says the editor of the Bos
ton Pilot. A native of Ireland, born in
the County Kilkenny, May 23, 1830, of
old martyr and patriot stock, Dr. Walsh
came to Canada in his early manhood,
and for forty-six of his sixty-eight years
was thoroughly identified with the best
interests of the land of his adoption. No
one could question his patriotism, and
the most thoughtful and far-seeing dis
cerned fresh proof of it in his unfailing
practical interests in the question of Irish
legislative independence.
He saw what Home Rule had done for
Canada. He would have the Imperial
Government realize, were it but for self
interest, the value of a free and contented
Ireland.
He united the Catholic Canadians of
Irish blood so strongly in defense of their
rights, and of the respect due to their re
ligious convictions, that the Prince of
Wales, on his visit to Toronto in I860,
felt compelled to rebuke and decline an
nlWed "loval" demonstration in his
honor by the local Orangemen.
The Archbishop in his later years was
grieved at the disunion among the Irish
leaders, and nronosed the Irish Race
Convention of '90 to heal dissensions,
and make the Irish party once more
tower of strength to the Irish people.
That his efforts had but a partial success
is the shame of men who preferred their
own petty ambitions to the common
pood, and in so far forth denied their
o -
nawunr self-govenuneiit.-.
A great prelate, a great patriot, a horn
organizer and leader of men, a forceful
speaker and writer, a tender, kindly,
generous friend, there is mourning
wherever he was known for Archbishop
Walsh, of Toronto. May he rest in
peace!
The following are extracts Irom a
sketch of his life, writen at the time of
his silver jubilee:
Evincinir at an early ape a desire to
study for the priesthood, John 'nlsh
was sent to St. John's College, Water-
ford, where he made his preparatory
studies with great success, standing first
in his class of philosophy. He remained
at St. John's one year, when he decided
that his vocation lay in the vast field of
foreign missions. Accordingly, break
ing all the endearing ties of home, friends
and native land, he left for Canada m
April, 1852. The following autumn,
when studies began, the young Mr.
Walsh entered the Grand Seminary of
Montreal as a student of the Diocese of
Toronto,
On November 1, Feast of All Saints,
1854, he was ordained priest by Bishop
Charbounel, in St. Michael's Cathedral,
Toronto, In 1855 he was appointed to
the Brock' mission, bordering on Lake
Simcoe, of which parish he was the first
resident pastor. In 1857 Father Walsh
was removed from Brock and placed in
charge of the more important parish of
St. Mary's, in Toronto. Here he made
his first notable manifestations of his
great gift for preaching the Word of God.
Very soon after the consecration of Dr.
Lynch, in 1859, Father Walsh was ap
pointed rector of St, Michael's Cathedral.
On Easter Sunday, 1802, Father Walsh
was made Vicar General of the Diocese.
The following spring Vicar General
Walsn, after having been twelve years
away, determined on visiting Ireland,
His friends availed themselves of the op
portunity to testify their regard by pre
senting him with a gold watch. They
also, with great delicacy and thoughtful
ness, sent to Father Walsh's mother a
present of a gold cross, very massive and
beautifully wrought , with wreaths of
shamrocks.
While abroad, the Vicar General paid
his first visit to the Eternal City. He
was received most graciously. After
traveling some time in Europe, Father
Walsh spent a few months in Ireland,
visiting again the home of his childhood.
Sorrow had thrown its shadow over the
hearthstone -by removing his father, who
had died the year previously. But he
had the joy of offering up beneath the
parental roof the holy sacrifice for those
from whom he had been so long sepa
rated, but with whom he was.ever closely
united in tics of affection and bonds of
faith
The health of Dr. Pinsonneault, Bishop
of Sandwich, becoming impaired, it was
necessary to select a successor. Accord
ingly jtbe hierarchy of the ecclesiastical
province of Quebec unanimously nomi
nated Vicar General Walsh as future
Bishop. The choice was in due tjme
' 'ratified by the Holy Se. The consecra
tion took place in St., Michael's Cathe-
.Totouto, Novemixr 10. - On Novem-
ber 14 Bishop Walsh was duly installed
in the Cathedral of Sandwich.
In January, 1808, Bishop Walsh re
moved the Episcopal residence from
Sandwich to London, to which city the
See was again transferred by a decree
from the Propaganda, dated November
15, 1809.
Bishop Walsh celebiated the silver
jubilee of his priesthood on November
10, 1879. He visited Ireland again in
1882. In 1804 he had assisted at the lay
ing of the corner stone of the O'Connell
monument in Dublin, nnd by a happy
coincidence of events he took part on
the 15th of August, 1882, in the ceremony
of unveiling.
At the close of the twentieth year of
his episcopate, November, 1887, his lord
ship again repaired to Rome to make the
official returns of his diocese. While
Bishop Walsh was on his way back to
to this country Archbishop Lynch, of
Toronto, laid down in death the crozier
which for twenty-eight years he had cart
ried with so much zeal. On August 27,
1889, Dr. Walsh was appointed his suc
cessor. He was installed in the Toronto
Cathedral on November 27 of the same
year.
The influence and character of Arch
bishop Walsh was very soon felt, com
bining, as he does, to a wonderful degree,
suavity pf manner and firmness of pur
pose. Respect for authority was shown
with a cordiality which proved that au
thority had won confidence and love
while firmly requiring obedience.
In March, 1883, he was requested to
act on the advisory council on religious
congresses in connection with the.Chicago
World's Fair and accepted the appoint
ment. In February, 1894, he issued a stirring
appeal to the friends of Irish Home Rule
to support Hon. Edward Blake with their
generous subscriptions, an appeal which
was generously answered. Toronto,
Montreal and Ottawa sent over 5,000.
He visited Ireland in the summer of
'95, his health at the time being run
down by hard work. He met Hon. Ed
ward Blake in Dublin, and returned to
Toronto in August. Mr. Blake returned
a little later, and in a conference with
the Archbishop looking to the revival of
Canadian enthusiasm in the home rule
case it was arranged that Mr. Blake
should deliver a public address in the
Massey Hall upon the political situation
in Ireland. The great Liberal leader,
however, being suddenly summoned back
to his parliamentary duties at Westmin
ter, on October 17, the Archbishop pub
lished his now famous proposal of "The
Irish Race Convention." Before Mr.
Blake's departure they had fully dis
closed the matter, and on the same Mr.
Blake's endorsement, the Archbishop's
idea was given to the public. The pro
p6ItTfmrghtjo'yto "the "sterling friends
of Irish home rule all the world over and
was cotubatted in the English press. On
the 14th of that month also the Irish par
liamentary party had unanimously de
cided to act upon the suggestion of Dr.
Walsh with regard to calling a conven
tion representative of the Irish race at
home and abroad to heal, if possible, the
personal differences that" had split the
parliamentary force into factions. On
the 27th of November he opened St.
John's Industrial School at Blantyre
Park.
During the summer of 1890 he gave a
great deal of thought to the matter of the
Canadian representation at the Irish Race
Convention, which had been summoned
to assemble on September 1. It was on
his suggestion in every case that the
delegates, who went to Dublin from To
ronto were chosen. He also had com
munication with friends of home rule in
the other cities in regard to this historic
gathering. The Ontario delegates de
parted in August, and it was not until
the'lastday that the Archbishop found
himself, contrary to his great desire,
obliged to remain in Canada. It would
have thrilled his loyal Irish heart if he
could have but heard the storm of ap
plause with which his name and his
message to the convention were received
in the Leinster Hall in Dublin.
In the summer of last year the Arch
bishop, for his health's sake, again vis
ited his native Ireland, and was greatly
saddened by the signs of famine then ap
pearing in the West. He attended the
anniversary dinner of the Irish Race
Convention held in Mr. Hugh Ryan's
residence, "Hollydene," in October, and
delivered a ringing speech.
His next stroke for home rule was to
fliead a Canadian fund for the Irish par
liamentary party, which amounted to
over 7,000. This fund practically kept
the cause going last year.
HOME AGAIN.
Messrs. Joe Grimes and Thomas J.
Moore, who have been spending the sum
mer at Asheville, N. C, are enthusiastic
hi their praise of that place as a summer
resort. Asheville is situated high up in
the heart of the Allcghauies, and out
door exercise shooting, riding, driving,
tenuis and mountain climbing is enjoyed
all the year round. While there they
met many prominent Irish-Auiencan
business men from the North and East,
and with an exclusive patty were shown
through and entertained at the magni
ficent Vnuderbllt summer home, located
thirteen miles from Asheville. There are
several Irish-American gentlemen in this
city, who are identified .with Asheville's
interests. While at Asheville the two
gentlemen were the guests of Mr. James
Loughran, who is the Richard Croker of
North Carolina. Mr. Grimes said to our
reporter that Lookout Mountain Park is.
a delightful place, where concerts and
balls are given to entertain the visitors,
and suggests that something similar
should be established in our Jacob Park.
Both gentlemen appear to be irreatly
benefited by the trip, Mr. Grimes having
gained twentyiDne and Mr. Moore eleven
pounds. a " "
JOHN CUDAHY.
How the Packer Who
Failed Five Years Ago
Has Paid Up.
What Irish Pluck and Integrity Have
Enabled Him to Accomplish in
This Country.
Has Regained Ills Lost Fortune, After
Having Paid All Ills Outstanding
Obligations.
EVENTS IN HIS BUSY LIFE
The following article concerning one
of this country's leading and most honor
able business men, Mr. John Cudahy, is
taken from the Chicago Chronicle, and
will prove intereresting reading to our
citizens, among whom he is well known.
Mr. Cudahy has large business interests
in Louisville, 'being associated with Mr.
Charles Byrne in the mammoth packing
house on Story avenue, and his many
business friends as well as employes are
gratified over his merited success. The
article credits all to Chicago'pluck, while
we insist,that a great share is due his
Irish integrity and energy. Otherwise
we argree with the Chronicle, which says:
Chicago grit and resourcefulness are
well exemplified by the career of "Jack"
Cudahy. Had he possessed only a trifle
less persistence, had he faltered for an
instant, failure complete and final would
have been his portion. Six years ago he
was rated at $4,000,000. Six months
later he was rated at nearly $ 1,000,000
more, through a daring deal in pork and
provisions. Five years ago August 1 his
fortune was swept away in one day in the
Board of Trade. When the smoke and
dust of that fight blew away John Cudahy
was something like 1 ,500.099 poor thau
penniless; he owed that sum above his
fortune. Last week he paid off all of his
obligations and is once more enrolled
aniong the, wealthy men of Chicago.
Grit was the potent factor in this re
vival of fortune. Other men as skilled
in watching the speculative cat jump and
as ready to turn the leap to their private
benefit have failed and stayed out.
Cudahy failed at a time when the nation
seemed on the verge of smashing and
when dollars were as big as cart wheels
to rich men. The prospects for his re
covering from the terrific blow in the be
lief of able financiers were mighty slim.
Yet he went to work and with hundreds
of thousands of dollars of paper against
his name he struggled gamely until with
in five years he has paid all and has a
good big fortune besides.
There has been a pcculiafeature to
John Cudahy's operations ever since he
was a boy of 14. Five-year periods have
been most marked in all that he has done.
He was born hi Callan, County Kilkenny,
Ireland, on Novembers, 1843. Early in
1849 his parents came to this country.
When he was 10 years old they removed
to Milwaukee) At 15 he entered Edward
Roddls' big packing-house and in u few
years was a trusted employe. Five years
after he began work for John Plankinton.
He rose to the position .of manager and.
iu. one more cycle of five years became, a
partner, just as the war broke put. Then
a number e change were made until
W ' JOHN CUDAHY. 5
1870, when he went to Chicago and be
gan packing and speculating. In five
years he was rated n ' millionaire and a
leader on the board. Five years later he
had doubled his fortune. Five yeas later
he had reached the apex, cornered pork
and lard, saw his millions vanish and
himself reduced to practical penury. In
another five years he paid off all of his
obligations and is rich again.
John Cudahy's revival of fortune will
please his many friends. In all his dar
ing operrtions and few men ever ex
celled him in this regard he was popular
among all his associates. Men in other
walks of life, poor laborers whose daily
bread was earned in tile plants he ran or
was interested in, all recognized in him
not only n man of greatskill and daring in
finance, but a man with a heart for his
less fortunate fellows. His failure came
when the nation wos in a pinch for money
and gilt-edged collateral was not suffi
cient to procure the loan needed to tide
him over. He gave up only when his
resources were exhausted. Then he was
nearly $1, 400,000 in debt.
But no man with the grit and.energy
of John Cudahy, filled, as he was with
native pluck fortified by the push which
characterizes the Chicago man of busi
ness, could be kept down. He dropped
out for a time to recuperate his fortune
and returned to the arcjia filled with the
purpose of regaining liis ground at least
T
to the extent of paying off the notes he had
given to settle his deals. He succeeded
in tins and also in again restoring his
fortune to the point of wealth.
John Cudahy is a born speculator. He
is also a trained packer, for in the early
days of his youth when it became neces
sary for hint to' earn his own living he
engaged in pork and beef packing busi
ness as a boy with Edward Roddis, of
Milwaukee. He soon became a trusted
employe, as his native honor and great
energy enabled him to grasp and preserve
the interests of his employer. When 20
years of age he entered the Armour es
tablishment at Milwaukee and for five
years followed the same course, winning
iu respect and ability all the time. Then
he went to the Plankinton establishment,
his exceptional abilities putting him in a
position of great responsibility, which iu
the usual term of five years resulted in a
junior partnership.
He remained in Milwaukee as partner
with his brothers and Roddis when that
house was formed until 1870, when he
went to Chicago and associated himself
with Chapin, uuder the name of Chnpin
& Co. In one year the firm name was
changed to Chapin & Cudahy and John
began his career on the Board of Trade.
Then Michael and Patrick Edward Cud-
aljy bought out the Chapin interest and
John became a junior partner in the
packing concern. But he kept up his
pace on the board and in five years after
going to Chicago was a millionaire and
recognized leader on the board.
In 1881 he had practically dropped out
ot active interest in the packing business,
but wa9 rapidly piling up a big fortune
in operations in pork and provisions with
an occasional dip into the grain market.
He pegged away generally on the bull
side of the market, although his great
shrewdness Pt times .enabled him to take
advantage of the bear side. Everything
he handled made money for him until
by the dawn of 1890 he was counted
among the wealthy men of Chicago.
Pork and lard were his favorites,-and he
began operations in 1891 which caused
the financial agencies to place him over
the 14,000,000 in 1892.
The deal which wrecked the fabric of
his fortune was commenced in that year.
Cudahy in ,1892 'made. more money than
any man in Chicago. lie waa so succeed
contikukd on':
ITK S FAOK
EDITOR STEAD
Writes a Remarkable Article on
the Past and Present of
the Qrecn Isle.
As an Englishman He Is Intensely Humil
iated nnrl Filled With Alarm.
England's Reproach.
Of All Nations the Irish Stand PreEmi
nent in the Respect and Honor of
Their Women.
LELL LET LOOSE ON IRISH HOMES
Mr. Stead, the editor of the Review of
Reviews, a prominent Nonconformist
Englishman, has written a most remark
able article as "The Topic of the Month"
in his extensively-read and popular mag
azine. It will be read, says the Sligo
Champion, by all Irishmen at home and
abroad with great satisfaction, and is
headed "The Centenary of 1798." He re
cently paid a non-political visit to the
Green Isle, and spent with his wife a.
short time in it, on his silver honeymoon
tour. He says that as an Englishman he
returned to England intensely humili
ated and filled with a feeling of alarm.
He declares that, as a strong Imperialist,
he grieved because Ireland was the great
failure of the Empire Ireland was Eng
land's reproach. He next describes how
England one hundred years ago missed
its chance of governing Ireland as it gov
emed itself, instead of fleecing and plun
dering it for their own sovereign will and
pleasure. When Lord Fitzwilliam had
ceased to be Viceroy in Ireland, Mr,
Stead says:
"John Bull hardened his heart and
stiffened his neck, took the bit between
his teeth, and bolted headlong down the
broad way that lcadeth to destruction,
Down that road he is plunging still, al
though with occasional baitings, as con
science pricks him and as glimpses of
judgment .to come flash before his eyes,
But 'if God's in His heaven and all's
right with the world,' then that judgment,
though it tarry for a season, will fail not.
Nor if our belief in righteousness and
judgment is not a mere old wife's fable,
ought we then to wish it to pass over us,
For a world in which such crime as this
escaped unwhipped, justice would seem
to lie outside the moral order of thcuni
verse."
This noble article is most exhaustive in
dealing with England's treatment of Ire
land. Under eight headings it gives a
succinct and correct history of the Irish
rebellion which was, he says:
"The mere maddened welter cf a peas
antry deliberately driven frantic by the
wholesale violation of their wives' and
daughters, these outrages being set on
foot byrthe Government for the very pur
pose. Its suppression was accompanied
by excesses which might have brought
the blush to the cheek of a Turk or a
Kurd. But, notwithstanding all this,
the Irish insurgent in their brief hour
of triumph, although they slew and
burnt and administered the stern laws
of lex talionis with scant mercy, neyer
laid a foul hand upon a woman. Amid
all these atrocities, seya: Mr. Maxwell,
horrible and revoltingaa their cruelties
were, the chastity of the fair sex waa
respected. 'I haveuot been able to as
certain,' says Gordon, 'one instance to
the contrary in the county of Wexford,
though many beautiful young women
were absolutely in their power.' "
It would be impossible in the space we
have at our disposal to give even a brief
outline of this able article. Mr. Stead
said he found it difficult to write calmly
about such a record "on such a theme
'tis impious to be calm." Under the
heading of "At the Parting of the Ways"
he paints the horrors Pitt had brought
on this unfortunate country, and he next
gives an account of how the Protestant
"Peep of Day Boys" hunted the Catho
lics of Ulster, sending them to hell or
to Connaught. The Orangemen of the
present JHfy are the successors, he says,
of those ruthless ruffians. He speaks of
the indomitable Wolfe Tone's noble ef
forts to obtain "helpers across the sea,"
and how England was "saved by the
wind." He charges the Government
with making the insurrection, and ex
presses surprise that any government,
let alone a nominally Christian and Prot
estant government, could deliberately
plot and plan toforce its own subjects
into a semblance of insurrection iu order
that it might have free license to massacre
without let or hindrance. This is stated
by n Protestant Englishman, who pays
the following tribute to this country:
"Of all the nations the Irish have pre
eminence for their fine sense' of the su
preme importance of stainless chastity.
For the honor of their women is the point
of honor with this chivalrous and ardent
race. They bear hardships without re
pining, bend submissively -before the op
pression of arbitrary power; but no ex
treme of privation, no squallid horror of
overcrowded cabin, has broken down the
sense of profound reverence with which
even the most miserable Irish kern re
gards his womankind. There is no
woman in an Irish cabin that is not to
its inmates, of the sex of the Madonna,
partaking, whether maid or matron, iu
something of the mystic glory of the
Mother of God. The Irish might stand
every extremity of coercive despotism if
only it concerned their men and their
possessions, but touch their women!
Then at any cost, without even counting
of costs, the Celt would strike."
Mr. Stead shows how hell was let loose
on Irish homesteads, "martial law and
free quarters" being proclaimed. The
maddened people bore it for one mouth,
but before the second month passed hu
man nature could bear no more, and
Lord Castlerengh had his will. Ireland
had rebelled. The burning of Father
John Murphy's chapel, at Boolcvogue, on
May 20, led that patriot priest to place
himself at die head of an insurgent band
which defeated contingent after contin
gent of the British garrison, until bv Tune.
4 the insurgents were in possession of
the whole county, He acknowledges, as
all do, the momentary panic occasioned
by the successes of the insurgents in
Wexford, the passion excited by the
natural but regretable dire reprisals
reprisals occasioned by previous mur
ders, acts of rapine, incendiarism, cold
blooded torture and unmentionable
crimes. After Balliuamuck the hang
man was kept busy, and there was the
process of terrorism and the gathering
to complete the spoils. Of these the
chief was the destruction ot the Irish
Parliament and the passing of the Act of
Union with Britain, which for a hundred
years has remained as the memorable.
monument of the most absolutely in
credible series of crimes ever perpe
trated by one nominally Christioii nation
upon another. The article concludes
with the following paragraph:
"A hundred years ago is but as yester
day in the history of nations; and al
though a century has elapsed, Ireland is
united to England today by virtue of the
crimes at which I have briefly glanced.
So far as Ireland is concerned, we stand
iu the felon's dock of histcry, not sit on
the judgment sect."
Will Entertain Their Friends
at a Lawn Fete Monday
Evening.
What promises to be one of the social
events of the season will be the lawn fete
to be given by St. Cecilia's Branch, C. K.
and L. of A., Monday evening next on
Gilbert's lawn, Twenty-sixth nnd Grif
fiths avenue. The young ladies and gen
tlemen of this branch have had experi
ence in entertaining, and the occasion is
looked forward to with delight.
The lawn, will be brilliantly illuminated
with many colored lights, giving to the
whole a, pleasing appearance. Amuse
ments.will. be furnished for young and
old, including music and dancing. Dur
ing theevenjng the ladies will serve a
bountiful supper and refreshments of all
Ktnus,
A lady's bicycle is offered as a prize to
the yQMiig ladies, and the friends of pop
ular Miss Mollie McCarthy are working
hard to land her a winner. The admis
sion fee is only ten cents, and as the
place can be reached from all parts of the
city for one fare, there should be a large
attendance.
St. Cecilia's branch is one of the most
progressive in the order. Its officers are;
President Michael M. Hoban.
First Vice President Rev. Father Cun
ningham.
Second Vice President Mis4 Katie
Reardou.
Recording Secretary Rose C. Weis-
senberger.
Financial Secretary Mjse Nell, purns.
Treaswr iTrs. ijMonaban,
Cof
rMagwtC haq
been.niMiMted for
mfMBtWT
ple'jWrty of California.
r Jul' 'i
LAID TO REST.
Officer Joseph Hcffcrnan Died
Sunday Afternoon From
His Wounds.
Howard Clark, His Murderer, Still at
Large Detectives Confident of
Capturing Him.
Obsequies Attended by All the City Offi
cialsRev. Father Brady's Elo
quent Funeral Oration.
THE GOVERNOR OFFERS A REWARD
' Officer Joseph HefTernan, who was shot
fatally at Twenty-first, and Rowan streets
on Friday morning of last week, died of
his wounds at St. Joseph's Infirmary at
2:20 o'clock Sunday afternoon. He sank
slowly but surely from the time 'he was
shot, and' never at any time was there
more than a bare hope entertained for his
recovery.
At the time of his death Officer Heffer
nan was surrounded by his family. , His
brother, Lieut. Heffernan, hardly left his
side from the time of the shooting until
his death. Although suffering great pain,
he was cheerful and lively up to the time
the death stupor seized hint.
Officer Heffernan was in his fortieth
year. He was born in Trenton. N. J., but
came to this city when six years old. He
was educated in the public schools of the
city. When a young man he entered the
lire department, where he served for
many vears. He was for a time Cantniti
of the Salvage Corps, a position he filled
to the satisfaction of all concerned. In
September, 1895, he was appointed a pa
trolman. He was married about sixteen
years ago. Besides a wife he leaves two
children, Joseph, aged thirteen, and Ger
trude, aged sevan.
Officer Heffernan had the reputation of
being one of tin; best, as well as one of
the most popular officers on the force.
He was always attentive to duty, and
rare were the times that any fault could
be found with his work. Among lffs
friends he was kuown as a jolly, happy
frlT-itv an,;. . L.n nmhi u. i.ii.i
my. His disposition was that of a typical
fun-loving Irishman, which is evidenced
by the fact that even during his last hours
he was joking with those around his bed
side. No ante-mortem statement was made
by Heffernan. However, on the day he
was shot he fully identified the picture of
Howard Clark as that of the man who
shot him. He also identified George
Carter, who is uuder arrest, as the man
who was with Clark.' '
The funeral took place at 9 o'clock on
Tuesday morning from St. Cecilia's,
at Park avenue and St. Cecilia street. It
was the largest funeral that has been seen
in the West End for many years. "Long
before the time set for the services crowds
began to gather at the church, and when
the remains arrived, escorted by a detail
of police, the edifice was crowded to its
utmost capacity, while many were stand-
ing on the outside. i
Solemn requim mass was celebrated by
the Rqv. Father A. J.' Brady, who afterwards-preached
a most impressive funeral
sermon. He spoke of the fine record
which Mr. Heffernan had made, and.said
that he died iu the performance of his
duty as nobly as ever did any soldier.
Father 'Brady expressed the .hope that
every officer, when the -call came, might
be as well prepared to meet his Maker as
was Officer Heffernan.
The procession whfch followed the re
mains to their last resting place was one
of the largest which ever left St. Cecilia's
church. It was headed by two patrol
wagons, draped iu mourning,, and follow
ing the hearse came a line of carriages
extending for two squares.
The floral offerings were many and
elaborate. The most handsome design
was sent by the Police Department. It
was eight feet long and had at the head
an officer's shield and at the foot.a heart.
The last sad rites were performed in
St. Louis cemetery, where the remains
were finally laid away. All during the
sen-ices the flag on the City Hall staff
floated at half mast.
The search for Howard Clark, Heffer
nan's murderer, has not abated iu the
slightest.
All doubt as to the identity of the mur
derer of Officer Heffernan has been re
moved. Coroner McCullouirh held an
inquest infce the death of the officer at
which it was developed beyond a doubt
that Howard Clark committed the crime.
Upon the recommendation ot Countv
Judge Gregory, Gov. Bradley has offered
a reward of $150 for the capture of Clark.
Mayor Weaver has received a letter frohl
Joseph and Patrick Grimes with an en
closed check for $25 as a starter to the
reward for the capture of the murderer.
The Grimes brothers were friends of
Officer Heffernan.
jii uie meeumr oi me uenerai i:niitirii
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Thursday nicht Councilman TWnov limlA
passed a resolution authorizing the Mayors;,
to offer a reward of 1500 for the arrest of VJ "
the murder. '
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The PoorXaw Guardians of the CWiipr 1
Union, t Comity Tyrone, Jreland, have,
elected MiM:Murill rat. rolWfnr
Aughnacloy district This, is rather a
iiovel feature in Iriali lUa,
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