GIRL-BOY IS GUILTY
FRANK BLUNT CONVICTED OF
WISCONSIN’S PANTALOON MAIDEN
New Trial Asked for in Judge Gilson s
Court at Fond Du Lac—Whitewater
llorseiran Suicides —Yellow’ Fever
at Wesllield 11. G. Turner, Milwau
kee, Dead—Other Wisconsin News.
Fond du Lac, Wic., Nov. 22. In the
circuit court this morning the jury in
the case of the stale against Annie
Morris, or Frank Blunt as she is bet
ter known, found die defendant guilty
it was charged that she stole $l3O
from J. G. Perkins, of this city, who
always supposed that Frankie was his
repijc.v. Frankie visited there last July
and the next day after she left $l3O
was missing from a trunk.
'line, empty wallet was found in the
i-himiicy in the room occupied by
Frankie, ho Mr. Perkins swore out a
warrant and had Frankie arrested in
i rankles career in Milwaukee was
a romantic one. For many years she
masqueraded in male attire ami no
one ever suspected that she was a
On one occasion a Milwaukee saloon
keeper made an attempt to shoot the
gay Annie on account of her attentions
to his wife. She always dressed sty
lishly and mingled with men and suc
ceeded ia having an easy time of it.
KILLED BY GJ BAIKAL.
Whitewater. Wis., Nov. 22. - Charley
Fuller, a well known horseman, com
mitted suicide this morning by by tak
ing chloral. Mr. Fuller went into
Bulk s drug store an I purchased a but
tle of chloral, which he said he wanted
to use fur a horse. Going to his home
on Gen ter street he drank the contents
of the vial and from appearances died
No reason can be assigned for the
deed and the community is greatly
shocked. Some time ago Mr. Fuller
moved to Milwaukee, where his wife
is now living at 200 Wisconsin street.
He leaves two daughters, Grace Fuller,
and Milwaukee, and Mrs. George White,
of this city.
News reached here; this morning
bum Mason City, la., of the death of
i>avid Chaffee, one of Whitewater’s
old residents. Mr. Chaffee moved to
Whitewater at an early day and until
a few years agu made il his home,
lie was so years of age.
DPI 1 Mil: PROPOSITION.
Pl;in to Settle Milwaukee's Claim
Against the Marine Bank.
Milwaukee, Nov. 22. A definite prop
osition for the settlement of the claim
of tie* city of Milwaukee against the
Wisconsin Marine & Fire Insurance
ompany hank was yesterday presented
-o the city officials by Receiver Wash
ington Becker on behalf of the gentle
men interested in tin* reorganization of
The proposition provides that thd
bank shall pay to the city $200,000 on
iho day its doors are opened and the
remainder of the claim shall be paid in
live s< ini-annual installments to date
from Jan. 1. 1804; that is the first in
stallment shall Ik* met in six months
..'•mu tin* dale given, the second in
twelve months, the third in eighteen
months, the fourth in twenty-four
months and the fifth in thirty months.
By tin* terms of the proposition the
city loses none of its rights under Judge l
Johnson’s decision giving it a prefer
ence as a creditor by accepting the
<*/fer. it also stipulated that the 1 city
shall revelve 3 per cet. interest on its
claim from the date e>f the bank’s sus
pension. July 25, until the* final payment
hard times echo.
Receiver Appointed for a Car Works
Company at l.a Crosse.
>shUosh. Wis.. Nov. 22. The* North
western Car and Machine works have*
passed into tin* hands of a receiver.
George* Hilton being thus appointed! by
the* circuit conn. This proceeding is
<*ae outcome of an action pending
against the* company and in which .las.
L. Brown, of Montreal. Is plaintiff. He
sues for $30,800 for material sold the
The company moved here last spring
from Detroit and was give'll a site e>n
the river bank of 25 acres and a $25,000
bonus was subscribed but not paid over
because of a misunderstanding. It has
put in a plant valued at SIIO,OOO. but
bad done little or no work owing to the
The first car was turned out a week
ago and the’ plant has a capacity of ten
cars dady. The’ liabilities aggregate
about $70,000. The works will be kept
running if possible. The hard times
an the cause* of all the trouble.
STEVENS HEARD FROM.
West Somerville, Mass., Nov 22.
Hon. J. P. Steveus, ex-minister to Ha
waii, lectured on Hawaii and Hawaiian
affairs here tonight The lecturer re
frained from making any direct allusion
to the recent developments in regard to
the Hawaiian question.
He firmly refused to consider the
Hawaiian question partisan in any
sense. In concluding Stevens said:
“America cannot get rid of her fu
ture responsibilities if she would, and
all attempts to do so will be at a cost
to future generations. I hope and feel
that the American people, statesmen
and the government will bo thoughtful
of America’s great future and great
responsibilities and will settle the
Hawaiian question wisely and well,
will take care tliat the flag of the
United States floats unmolested over
the Hawaiian islands, and thenceforth
it shall be moral and political treason
to remove it or strike it down,”
FIRE AT HOT SPRINGS.
Two Hotels Laid in Ashes—Loss $50,-
000 or S7S,(XX).
Hot Springs, Ark., Nov. 20.—A disas
trous fire occurred here at an eai’y
hour this morning, resulting in the to.
tal destruction of the Ozark and Wil
lard hotels and great damage to the
Pullman and Irma hotels.
The water works failed and the fire
men were unable to successfully battle
with the flames. All the guests escaped
The loss will reach $50,000 to $75,-
(XX), only partially covered by insur.
DJRECTUM THE WINNER.
Alex Keeps Up Well Until She Breaks
—Not Fast Time.
New York. Nov. 21.—1n the match
race between Directum and Alix at
Fleet wood park today Direct am woo
the first heat in 2:15 3-4 by two
lengths. They went neck and neck to
the half, when Alix broke badly. She
gained three or four lengths near the
finish on account of a break by Di
rectum. Directum won the second
Jurat easily in 2:10 1-1 by three lengths.
In the third heat Directum had every
thing his own way and trotted the
mile in 2MS.
GONE TO A MADHOUSE.
Marquette, Mich., Nov. 21.—Beiu
mird Holzhay, the Gogebic highway
man and murderer, was yesterday re
moved to the asylum for criminal in
sane at lona. He has developed dan
gerous homicidal mania since his in
carceration under a life sentence for
Nearly three years ago Holzhay tried
to escape by seizing a guard and threat
ening to cut his throat, but after two
hours’ watch he was disarmed of his
knife by Warden Tompkins by cut
ting 1 off all the fingers of his right
hand with a rifle ball.
IN ROYAL STYLE.
W. K. Vanderbilt, Family and Guests,
Start on a World Circling Cruise.
Now York, Nov. 23.—Wm. K. Vander
bilt’s yacht, Valiant, today left port on
a trip around the world. In addition
to Vanderbilt and Iris wife were his
children, Harold and Conseulor.
In the party, as guests, were; Fred
erick O. Bronson, J. L. Webb, Win
throp Rutherford and wife and Dr. E.
L. Keys.. Captain Henry Morrison,
formerly of the Alva, is in command.
The mhv numbers sixty men.
SELF CONFESSED MURDER.
Keokuk. Nov. 23. A stranger giving
the name of Chas. Griffin, aged 11)
attempted to shoot a man while
drunk. He confessed to the chief of
1 <flice lihtU he hail killed one Jones at
La wriiicevilh*, 111., August 2. When
sober he repealed, the statement and
said he was glad to give himself up
and take his medicine. The authorities
at lawreueeville have been notified.
MURDERED AND ROBBED.
Waverly, Icwa, Nov. 23.—The body of
John Beal was found near Cherokee
.rad brought here for burial. The
evidence showed that he had been
murdered. He had just drawn his
year’s salary from his farmer em
ployer and started out for the depot,
which place lie reached within a mile
where he was found with his head
smashed and his .pockets robbed.
BAD MEN CORRALLED.
CiVsbf.i, lowa, Nov. 23. —Marshal
Warded lias received a photograph of
two convicts who escaped from the
Menard, Id., jail on Oct. 5. One of the
pictures is a very fair likeness of a man
captured here a few days since, who
has since been playing the insanity
dodge. It is more than likely that the
prisoner will prove to lie the; escaped
convict that is wanted in Illinois.
FOUNDERED AT SEA.
Passengers and Crew of the Blectra
Landed at Hamburg.
Hamburg, Nov. 21.—Fourteen mem
bers of the crew and thirteen passen
gers of the Wilson lane steamer Elec
tra have been landed at this port. The
vessel foundered and the passengers
and crew to the boats from which thdy
Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 22. —The boiler
of the Oshkosh Art Glass works ex
l A Hied this morning, damaging the
building and stock 815,000. No one
THLMv THE QUEEN IS RESTORED.
Washington, Nov. 22.—Officers of the
slate department fully believe that
Queen Liliuokalani has by this time
been restored to the Hawaiian throne.
BIG DAMAGE SUIT.
Price Baking Powder Cos. to Sue the
Chicago. 111.. Nov. 24.—The Price
Baking Powder Cos., of Chicago, is
about to sue the Royal Baking Pow
der Cos., of New York, for damages for
advertising that the Royal received an
award at the world’s fair and the for
mer company has sent out a notice to
newspapers that the Royal was not
even an exhibitor at the world’s fair,
and did not have its goods examined
thoio. much less receive an award and
the Price company further notifies all
newspapers that as it received the
award at the world’s fair it will hold
all newspapers for damages which
print the Royal's statement.
DYNAMITE BESIDE THE TRACKS.
Rochester, N. Y., Nov. 24.—Five
lage cartriges, supposed to be filled
with dynamite, were found beside the
Lehigh tracks today.
Rochester, N. Y„ Nov. 24.—Officers
arc ;♦; work trying to ascertain who
is responsible for the dynamite’s
presence. Trains are still running ir
regularly, with no passenger trains.
IOWA COUNTY DEMOCRAT: MINERAL POINT, WISCONSIN, DECEMBER 1, 1893.
WILLIS HOLDS BACK
THE HAWAIIAN' GOVERNMENT
COMPLETE IGNORANCE AS TO HIS
Steamer -Alameda Brings News From
Honolulu—Willis Says lie Would
Like to See the Stars and Stripes
Waling Over Hawaii -Gresham Dis
cnsliLs the Stitemeut.
San 1- ruucisco, Nov. 2d. —The steam
ship Alameda arrived from Honolulu
today bringing news that no change
had been made in the government up
to the time of sailing A newspaper
correspondent at Honolulu, writ
ing under date of the Itith inst., says;
As yet Minister Willis has made no
intimation to this government of any
special communication with which he
may be charged, nor is it known that
ho has any. The city is daily alive
with strange rumors of the minister's
intentions, all of which are traced to
royalist sources. Three days ago the
ex-queen made a brief call upon the
American minister merely to pay her
respects, as Mr. Willis subsequently
stated. Up to this time Mr. Willis has
not returned her visit. On the same
day a committee of the American
League tendered a reception to Min
ister Willis, at which lie delivered an
address in diplomatic but agreeable
and encouraging term. After wel
coming the committee and speaking in
pleasing terms of Ms visit to Hawaii
Minister Willis said:
“I am an arddut American. I would
like to see the stars and stripes waving
not only over Hawaii but over all life
islands of the Pacific ocean or any
other territory which would be bene
ficial to the United States. I have my
instructions which I cannot divulge.
You will understand this. But this
much 1 can say: The policy of the
United States is already formulated re
garding these islands and nothing
which can be said or done, either hero
or theYe, can avail anything now. 1
do not come here as did Mr. Blount.
However, I can say this much—that
the policy of the United States is al
ready formulated regarding these is
lands, and nothing that can be said
or done, either here or at home, can
avail anything now. I come here as an
executive officer, nnd 1 come to act. I
shall act when the proper time comes.
I cannot say now when or how. Know*
iug the policy of the United States, I
could not have accepted this position
had it been in conflict with the prin
ciples I hold. American residents will
have nothing to regrdt. In carrying
out the policy of the United States 1
shall need no aid from you or resident
Americans. No outside interference
will, I will positively state 1 , be tolerated
by my government.”
j This, implying that his action was
United by specific nstructions was con
st mod by royalist adherents as mean
ing that he had positive l orders to re
-1 store tlie queen and the royalists ap
peared on the streets in a boastful
and aggressive mood. The provisional
government on the other hand, pro
fesses to believe that it means a pro
tectorate 1 . Definite action on Mr. Wil
lis’ part is expected on the 23rd lust
today. Hints have been given on board
the cruiser Philadelphia that something
would drop before or upon that date.
The adherents of the queen and pro-
J visional government are in an extreme
ly ugly mood. Plots of the royalists to
' seize the throne are talked of by the
government, supporters, but no Evidence
of any conspiracy has been forthcoming.
The royalists are boastful. It is be
lived in some quarters that Mr. Willis
is delaying action until the United
States congress acts, but his speech
would not seem to support such a con
I Admiral Irwin and staff were official
ly received by President Dole on the
Only two passengers from Honolulu
arrived on the Alameda this morning.
They were the Pongee brothers, div
ers, who left this port for the purpose
*of assisting In raising the wrecked
sbvunship Midwera. They report
everything quiet on the islands without
any signs of impending trouble. Some
of the officers of the steamship say,
however, that trouble is expected and
that an outbreak may come at any
j moment. The threat made some time
I ago that in the event of the deposed
1 queen insisting upon her restoration
i she would Ik? assassinated is again
J Washington. NofvV 23. —Both Presi
dent Cleveland and Secretary Gresham
i interpret the fact that the* situation
, was unchanged when the Alameda
left Honolulu as proof tint everything
I was working smoothly toward the ap
pointed end. It is absurd to think
that Minister Willis has not informed
the provisional government of his in
-1 struotions. It is also absurd to think
j that the provisional government would
[remain silent did it not acquiesce
; the instructions.
1 President Cleveland and Se
Gresham believe that when
stamer arrives it will bring the news
that those instructions have been car
ried out to the letter. That steamer,
however, is not expected for twenty
The theory is advanced that before
the next steamer arrives in San Fran- |
edsco the queen may have been re
stored, overthrown again and a republic j
established. If true, so be it. The
administration will have done its duty
in undoing the wrong done by Stevens.
If after being restored the queen can
not hold on to her throne that is her
Secretary Gresham received a mes- j
sage this afternoon from Minister Wil- 1
lis giving a complete report of the,
Hawaiian situation up to the time of |
the departure of the Alameda.
The exact contents of the message j
are not known by anyone besides the ,
president and his cabinet The fact is
given out however, that its contents
| are satisfactory.
GRESHAM DON’T BELIEVE IT.
Washington, Nov. 23.—A copyright (
letter from Honolulu wae read to.
Secretary Gresham by an Associated 1
i Freds ropresqntauive today. At the'
i portion where Willis is reported as
| saying he would be glad to see the
‘‘ t American flag ovtA Hawaii and every
other island in the Pacific, the secre
j “I don’t believe that.”
Even as subsequently modified by
j Willis, with the additional clause, “un
der proper conditions,” the secretary
j said the minister must have been in
i “Willis is a capable man,” he said,
j “he ought not to have talked on that
'subject at a H and I don’t believe he
j FATAL FIRE IN THE MICHIGAN
Detroit. Mioh., Nov. 22. —One of the
’ worst tires Detroit has experienced for
I many years occurred today, and com
-1 pletely destroyed the live-story build
i lug occupied by Edson Moore & Cos.,
wholesale dry goods, and damaged sev-
I er.d adjacent buildings, causing a loss
Three men employed by the dry
! goods firm lost their lives and five
1 others who tire missing are also sup
' posed to have perished. The dead are:
| JAMES M'KAY.
BRADLEY A. DUNNING.
! ED. GENT! IFRS.
' The Missing;
Edward N. Voit.
Patrick Margery. *
Daniel A. Baker.
Charles W. Kirchnor.
! The lire started at 32:20 and in a
half hour the building was completely
1 gutted. Long before the engines re
sponded, two men were seen on the
1 window sills of the fifth story. The
1 crowd shouted: “Don't jump,” “don't
jump”. “There’s help coming.”
A bale of jute was placed below the
1 window on which Bradley Dunning
perched. Driven by flames which roar
ed around him he sprang, lauded on
the bale. An ambulance carried him
to the hospital where he died.
1 The firemen spread a net to catch
McKay, who fell into it. His injuries
were such that he, too. died soon after
being taken to the hospital,
i Another man was then seen near an
upper window. Ilis strength apparent
ly gave out, for after an effort to raise
himself ho slowly sank back and dis
appeared from view. He is thought to
be Edward Gwither.
The property loss is well covered by
insurance. John J. Bagley’s tobacco
works suffered a loss of $25,000, cov
: ered by insurance.
I The loss to the Detroit Lithographing
company is estimated at $20,000; iu
-1 sured. Friedenberg & Speck, furnish
ing goods, damage amounts to $30,000;
FLEECED A FARMER.
' Sharper Swindles a Green County Man
Out of $5OO.
Monticello, Wis., Nov. 22. —A few
days since a sharper, representing him-
I self as a stock buyer, called at the
' farm house of Jacob Murty, a well-to
do farmer residing about live miles
' southeast of this village, and purchased
1 some stock, paying $5 down.
I r l’he stock was to be delivered at
Monroe and the sharper secured the
signature of Murty on a contract to
I that effect. The contract turned our
!to bo nothing more than a note for
$5OO which amount the sharper has
' drawn from a bank at Monroe and
which Mr. Murty has been notified to
! WOMAN KILLED BY A HOG.
, Tomah. Wis., Nov. 22.—An old wo
, man, living in the town of Wilton, this
, county, during the absence 1 of her Ims
, band and son, went to pick up chips
• and was attacked by a vicious hog.
i On the return of her son she was
foimd dead, the hog having devoured
nearly one-half of the body.
PEOPLE IN GENERAL.
Louis Clausing is the name of a llve-
I year-old boy in New York who wears
j the policeman’s uniform and ranks as
' a sargeant. He is a protege of Captain
I Delaney. Of course, his position is
i merely honorary, and his duty is to
( keep the children quiet in the vicinity
] of the Charles street station.
Miss Hildegard Werner is the latest
| musician to appear before Quteu Vic
toria. She is a Swede who studied the
! pianoforte at Stockholm and the violin
|at Paris. She is also a nowspaptr
■ woman, writes musical news for sev
' oral publications and wears a modal
' conferred on her by King Oscar.
Asa means of physical culturt Mrs.
j Wilbur Blood good, of New York, cou
| tends fencing is unrivaled in calisthen
• ics. In fencing every muscle of the
j body is brought into active play, so
Mrs. Bioodgood declares, and In con
! firmation of this remark she shows (
you the well developed muscles of her
THRUN ON THE STAND.
Wausau. Wis., Nov. 24.—The inter-'
est in the Thruu insurance swindling
case continues. The court house was
crowded full of people all day. )
The cross examination of Thruu con
tinued all day. Lawyers and others
admit that he is one of the coolest
and cleverest men ever put on a wit
ness stand. Try as he will, Judge
Cate cannot “rattle” him, and his
answers to severe questions always
are the same.
He has related the whole story of
the case from the beginning up to
the time he was captured in New Or
leans in March, 1593, by Detective
Beck of Milwaukee.
Evidence comes against Defendant
Hanson as the man who furnished (
transportation for Thrun and who ac
companied him to Chicago from Ab
botsford on the night of Dec. 23, 181)2.'
From there he sent him to New Or
leans. telling of the money his
wife had during the time of his ab
sence he said she had $BOO that she
had kept in a box, placed in the same
before their marriage, a number of
years ago. t
He did not know of her having any
money until she told him after the
night of the fire. He could not tell
where his wife got the money.
SO MORE OF EARTH
GEN. RUSK’S REMAINS LAID IN
A REMARKABLE CONCOURSE OF
The* Services al the Little Church ami
at the Grave Are Fittingly Very
Plain—Buried With Masonic Hon
ors—Dr. Butler’s Touching Sermon-
Salute by Veterans.
Viroipia. Wis.. Nov. 2-L— A man of
the people was borne to his hwt earth
ly resting place this afternoon. With
the tones of a toiling bell borne softly
on the cold winter wind and an echo
ing musket volley, the last earthly
farewell was said to Gen. Jeremiah
A concourse of sorrowing friends
such as is seldom seen assembled to
lake part in the services. Special
trains brought men of national promi
nence who had known the dead man
in the halls of stab' and the councils
of the great; friends and neighbors
who knew him as stage driver, sheriff,
congressman, governor and cabinet
member but who knew him best as
friend, gathered by the bier; and
farmers came in sleighs from distant
parts of the county, braving zero
winds and yard-deep drifts of snow.
The tribute was a lifting one and was
paid in a homely manner as suited
the man, his life and ids death.
Several special trains arrived dur
ing the forenoon bringing delegations
from Wisconsin towns within a ra
dius of fifty miles from Virotpia.
Shortly before noon (he gubernatorial
train from Madison, which brought
Governor Peek and his staff, the state
officers, a number of close personal
and political friends of the deceased,
many of whom had held office under
him during the years of his service
as chief executive of the common
wealth, and nearly one hundred mem
bers of the Wisconsin consistory of
the military order of the loyal legion.
The train from Milwaukee, bringing
ex-P resideait Harrison, ex-A(torney
General Miller, Senator Vilas and the
ex-governors and ex-senators of the
state, reached the depot at 1:45.
A large crowd had assembled, but
beyond a general raising of hats as
Gen. Harrison stepped from the ear
and crossed the platform there was
no demonstration of welcome or recog
Carriages were in waiting, and while
Generals Harrison and Miller and Sen
ator Vilas were driven to the family
residence to express their sorrow and
sympathy to the widow and bereaved
family the remainder of the party
was taken direct to the church.
All night the nine faithful war com
rades of the dead had stood guard
around the bier. From midnight to
daybreak it was a lonely vigil. An
interior scarcely larger than a country
school house, a dozen benches of gray
painted pine, around and about the
walls streamed festoons and rosettes
of crepe relieved only by a mammoth
American flag, the stars to the north,
the stripes to the south, forming a
background to the rostrum; the casket
with covering of broadcloth and
drapery of silken stars and stripes;
the calm, placid, white face of the
dead; the thin hand laid across tin*
breast and. seemingly clutching the
bunch of withering violets; the last
fond toker. of the widow.
All through the morning the remains
tested in state, while a steady stream
of people from far and near passed
around the bier.
The church was closed for an hour
prior to the time appointed for the
funeral services to begin; then the*
doors were thrown open and the Ma
sonic bodies and the loyal legion filed
in. In front of the casket were the
seats reserved for the mourners,
In the pew reserved for the mourn
ers also sat Gen. Harrison. At the
left were the knights templar, at the
right the loyal legion, occupying seats
directly behind the pall-bearers and
honorary pall bearers. Behind these
were the state officials and other dis
tinguished personages from a distance.
The church was far too small to
accommodate the crowd that had as
sembled to take part in or witness the
ceremonies, and the churchyard and
the street immediately in front of the
house of worship were crowded. De
spite the cold wind hundreds stood in
the open air until the procession took
its way toward the cemetery.
The funeral services began with the
singing of the hymn, Just as 1 Am,
rendered by a home quartettee con
sisting of Mrs. E. W. Hazen, Miss
Wheeden, Dr. Frank Morley and Jack
son Silbaugh, Miss Regina Lindemanu
officiating at the organ.
The Rev. G. W. Nuzum, who had
known Gen. Husk nearly half a cen
tury and once said that the general
twice saved his little home from the
sheriff’s hammer, offered a prayer in
which ho touchingly referred to the
dead, the Mving left to mourn and the
hope of a certain reunion beyond the
The quartette then sang Load Kind
ly Light, and the Rev. Dr. J. D. Butler,
of Madison, delivered the brief ser
mon on the life of the dead man, the
lesson it taught and the hope it gave
of everlasting life.
Dr. Butler's text was from Jeremiah
48, xvii.—“ All they that are about him
bemoan him and all they that know
his nam say how is the strong staff
broken and the beautiful rod.” “These
words,” began Dr. Butler, “befit a man
much lamented and much loved; much
lamented because greatly loved.” He
“Such being the feeling of our coun
trymen for the man who has fallen
they have come to this place. We have
come to bury him, to pay the last hon
ors to him, to pay our condolences, our
heartfelt condolences to his bereaved
family. We come weeping with those
that weep—weeping at the graveside
of our friend—of your friend—as Jesus
wept at the graveside of His friend.
We commend you to God, who does not
willingly afflict but who chastens not
for his pleasure, but for our profit
Time shall come to you with healing
in his wings. At that future day
‘"The idea of his life shall sweetly ]
Into your study of imagination;
And every lovely feature of his life
Shall come appareled in more prec- |
More moving delicate and full of life '
Into the eye and prospect of your soul.
Than when he lived indeed!’
"All they that are about him bemoan
him and all they that know his name
say how is the strong staff broken and
the beautiful rod"—This is the third
time that I have used this text at a
public funeral. The first time was near
half a century ago in Vermont at the
obsequies of Hansom, colonot of a New
England regment, killed at the storm
ing of t’hepultepee and brought home
for burial in the village where he and
1 were associated in a military academy.
The next time was in our own state
eapital. over the remains of Theodore
Head, killed in a desperate endeavor,
largely successful, in (Grant’s opinion,
to stop the escape of (Jen. l.ee. For
years there was daily danger that (leu.
Husk’s remains would have likewise
been brought home. Hut (lod saved
him then, having a greater service for
him in peace than in war. What that
service lias been you know full well.
He has rounded the full circle; he has
won golden opinions from all sorts of
people in all walks of life; he has
been clean in his great ottice—in all
his offices. He had, as becometh old
age. honor, love, obedience, hosts of
“We love to trace great things to their
small beginnings. 1 have myself taken
no small pains to reach the very source
of the .lordan. I love to trace the great
man who has fallen to his boyhood.
Early bereaved of his father and
thrown upon his own resources, his
energy and determination b ante man
ifest. He was determit o make his
way in the world. Horses seem
to have been the most efficient
instrument of Ids early culture. His
ability to manage wild horses was the
earliest talent he developed—his first
stepping-stone to success. It is no
ticeable that this was also the experi
ence of Alexander the (treat, of whom
the first thing we hear is his dexter
ity in training the wild steed of the
"The child is father of the man, and
in the subsequent career of Husk we
behold many repetitions of his child
hood experience. It is a vast removal
from the seat of a stage driver to that
in a cabinet, where his intluence ex
tends from ocean to ocean and from the
great gulf to the chiefest among ten
thousand unsalted seas. As sheriff he
had wilder men to tame than any
horses. So he had through the war of
the rebellion. And during the anarch
istic riots in Milwaukee;—those riots he
quelled seven years ago so effectually
that they have known no resurrection.
From first. 1* last he has shown him
self not only competent for every posi
tion he has been called to till, but equal
to every emergency.
“One is inclined to say he should
have lived longer—ho should have died
hereafter. Such men are few; we need
them longer—longer. He still lacked
seven years of the psalmist’s TO. We
love to imagine what in another score
he might possibly have acheived—what
greater influence for good his long ex
perience, his prestige and the hearts
of the people in his hand might have
enabled him to exert. Death has blasted
our hopes, cast down our high imagi
nations. We behold here the end of
earth. Hut is it tin* end? No—a thou
sand times no! I call it the beginning.
No feeling is more pervasive among
men than that this life is the thres
hold of another. It has been my for
tune to circle the globe, traveling as
far as the sun travels and from the
equator where man casts no shadow at
noon to the hind of the midnight sun,
where the night was ever as the day;
I found no people who do not by funer
al ceremonies and monuments attest
their faith in life beyond life.
“The preaching of Paul was ‘Jesus
and the resurrection.’ Christ raised the
dead and rose himself as a pledge and
a proof that he shall raise our vile
bodies in the likeness of His glorious
body—not having spot, nor wrinkle,
nor any such thing. It is an anchor to
the soul when bereaved to feel that
what is sown in weakness shall be
raised in power; sown a natural body,
raised a spiritual body; sown in dis
honor, raised in honor. Strong is the
consolation to feel that the friend we
bury has gone where he can know God
better and serve Him more effectually
than belongs to the lot of earth. I
“Time would fail me to speak of the
manifold excellencies in the departed;
of the popularity that ran after him
but after which lie did not run; of his
honesty—public and private; of his
temperance—l should rather say absti
nence—from his youth up. His as
sociates felt that he was so good that
they would gladly believe him great
even greater than he was. He has left
this life; let us not lose the lesson of
his death. Let it cause the spiritual,
heavenly, eternal and divine to predom
inate in our souls. When we lay down
this garment of clay in which we have
ministered here, may it be ours to
stand in the host on Mount Zion, who
ascribe unto Him that sittoth on the
throne and unto the Lamb, power and
riches and wisdom and strength and
glory and honor and blessing—world
without cud. Amen I
The mourners withdrew and for a
few moments the relatives were left
alone with the dead. Taen the casket
was closed and borne to the hearse
' and the procession, which was nearly
' a mile in length, moved to the local
' cemetery, a mile distant.
| At the grave in the family lot a
brief committal prayer was said by
Dr. Butler, the masonic funeral ritual
was repeated and the cedar casket,
which in the meantime had been in
cased in a burglar-proof metal shell,
was lowered into the grave.
A salute was fired by a detail of
grand army veterans, the earth was
shoveled into the open grave and Jere
miah M. Rusk, his life, death and
burial had passed into history.
MAY JOIN COUGHLIN.
Andcw Foy Likely to Be Arrested for
the Cronin plunder.
Chicago, Nov. 24.—1 t is not improba- (
ble that another arrest in connection,
with the Cronin murder may be made,
very soon. Officers under direction of
the state’s attorney’s office are invest!-1
gating certain facta concerning Andrew,
Foy, who was a member of camp 20
and one of the most violent denuncia
tors of the “British spy,” who was al
loged to be in Chicago about the time
that Dr. Cronin was killed.
Coy has been under suspicion of
knowing more or less about the murder
over since the part played by camp 20
came to light, but the evidence connect
ing him with events that seemed a part
of the conspiracy was, until lately, of
such a character that the officials did
no teel justified in causing his arrest
Within the last few days statements
have been brought to the state's at
torney s office accusing Poy in so speci
fic a manner that his apprehension is
seriously considered by the authorities.
I • I’. REORGANIZATION COMMIT
-New York, Nov. 21. A conference
ol security holders and representatives
et the I nited States government inter
ests in the Union Pacific railroad have
appointed a reorganization committee
with Senator Calvin S. Brice as chair
man. A meeting of (he committee will
fie held next Monday in this city.
olive Schreiner has ended her visit
in England and returned to South Afri
ca. She has left only one book In
the hands of her publishers. 'Phis will
appear in the pseudonym library under
her old pen name of Ralph Iron. It
is called Dream Life and Heal Life,
and is dedicated to her brother, who
is the present attorney general at (ho
Hie three cousins, Princess Maud of
Wales, the Grand Duchess Xenia of
Russia, and Princes* Marie of Greece,
aie ail singularly like their respective
mothers. The queen of Greece, for
instance, otten dispenses with the
wearing ol gloves, and so does Prin
t ess Mai ie, w ho always uses eye-glasses
with a long handle, exactly in the
same manner as Queen Olga. Princess
Xenia, who can not boast (he same
good looks as the empress, lias how
ever. the same bright and happy smile
as her mother, and that Princess Maud
,ol Males is much more like her beauti
ful mother than are her two sisters, is
Captain Nottage has published in
England a volume on Hawaii, which
incidentally mentions the Princess Kai
nlani, who may some day become
queen of (he Sandwich islands. She
is a niece of Liliaukalani, whose de
thronement has occasioned more or
less drcctly the existing rumpus in
this country over the question of Presi
dent Cleveland's right to re-enthrone
l lie dusky queen. 'The princess is the
daughter of the Princess Kikelike and
W. Cleghorn, a Scotchman. All who
know her. Captain Nottage affirms,
“say that she is a most charming girl
She has been educated in England, and
is most thoroughly English in her sym
pathies. Such being the case, it would
have been a question whether the mis
sionary or American party would have
been likely to favor her cause.”
CALLED HIM A 'Pill EE.
I.talian Icputics Threaten 10\ Premier
| Rome, Nov. 24.—A meeting of the
cabinet was held (his morning, and the
situation arising from the reading in
the eliambor of the report of the coni
mittee appointed to investigate (he
, bank scandals was most thoroughly
.discussed and the ministers decided
that their usefulness was at an end.
, In accordance with this decision, the
cabinet tendered its resignation as a
whole to King Humbert. The members
of the party of (In' extreme left today
and debate the question of impeaching
( The chamber of deputies was again
crowded when the session opened to
day, interest having a high point in
consequence of the resignation c* he
ministry. Signor Zenardelli, who u.. 'I
anew president is elected, acts as p,o
siding officer, was in the chair.
* Signor Felice Cavilotti, Radical, da
clared that the members of the ex
treme left wished yesterday to vote
censure against the government be
cause the cabinet had no right to evade
.judgment by resigning.
1 Signor Giolitti said himself and col
leagues wished to resume their places
among the deputies in order to defend
' He then read the resignations of the
ministers and the king’s response. Sig
nor Giolitti spoke amid a tumult of in
terruptions and insulting epithets. Ad
dressing Signor Imbriana, a Radical
member, he said: “Your language suits
you. Your insults do not soil tin* points
of my boots.”
The chamber was in an uproar, the
members yelling and acting like mad
men. The excitement was intensified
by the action of the extremists, who
rising from their seats, with clenched
lists threatened Signor Giolitti with
The public galleries were jammed
and the people in them were as ex
cited as the members on the floor of
the house. Some men leaning far over
the rail and waving their fists at Sig
nor Giolitti cried: “Thief! thief!” The
cry was taken up by those in the rear
and a perfect storm of opprobious epi
thets was poured on the head of the
( The officers of the house made a rush
, to arrest the men who were creating
' the babel in the galleries, but a num
(her of the deputies shouted, “Leave
, While all this uproar was going on
Signor Giolitti, pale and trembling,
stood surrounded by a circle of his
friends, and it was evident that he
feared the excited extremists would
try to carry their threats of violence
I against him into effect.
There was seemingly no chance of
order being restored and President Za
nardelli declared the chamber pro
SCHAEFER IS DOOMED.
Chicago, Nov. 24.—Tonight’s play at
tin* Jves-Schaefer billiard tournament
was brilliant in the extreme, Ives
passing sue world’s record for a single
run, and scoring 456 points at Schaef
er’s favorite play, the anchor shot.
Schaefer's best run was 114, Tonight’s
score was: Ives, 800; Schaefer, 467.
Average: Ives, 471-17; Schaefer, 22
15-16. Total score: Ives, 3,200; Schaef
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