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DEATH BY FIRE.
ADnlnth (Minn.) Hotel llurnort Ttrn Far
ons Known to Ilnvo rcrUhed, nnil It It
Thought Others Have Mot tlio Burnt
JTnto.
Dui.utii, Jan. 14. Tho Hotel Ht
Louis burned Thursday, and at least
two lives wore lost liow many more
is not known, but it Is thought not less
tlian five persons must bave perished
in the flames. Tho thermometer wns
13 below zero. The flro started from a.
leaky gas meter In tho bascmont,
Tho structure was built In 1883 and
was dry as tlndor. Tho fire caught
taoar the elevator shaft, and In an In
stant tho flumes wero through
tho roof. In sixty minutes from
tho tlmo tho flro broito out
.not a bit of ths butluing was
deft standing. Tho hotel and contents
-wero completely destroyed. Tho walls
all fell inward, thus proving not dan
gerous to tho firemen. Tho worst was
heaved at tho start and West Superior
was called upon for aid. An engine
.and hose company soon arrived from
that place.
Tho hotel was very popular and was
filled with guests. As soon as fire was
discovered tho brother of Proprietor
Michaud and tho clovk rushed through
tho house, bursting in doors and
.awakening guests who wero asleep.
Two of tho latter porlshcd In tho
Jlatncs. They were brakeman Charles
Preston and Baggageman Hau--dry,
both employed on the night
passenger train of tho Duluth,
.South Shoro & Atlantic railroad, run
ning between Duluth and Marquette.
They ato breakfast and retired to
gether. Humors of tho loss of the rail
road men in tho flames were hoard all
day, but not until 7:!!0 Friday, when
the men should have reported for duty
on tho outgoing train, was the horrible
truth realized.
Others must have perished it is
-thought. Many got out of tho building
on various lire escapes with which tho
building was provided. Others were
taken out by the firemen down
their ladders. It is reasona
bly certain that some women
'Perished on the third floor, also
somo bargo men. Prod Iicnnclt, who
i-oomcd in the hotel, stumbled over a
prostrato body, which he was unablo
.to save. His singed hair and eye
brows and reddened face tell of
the severity of his experience. One
of tho scrub women is missing and
she is thought to have perished. The
olevator boy, answering to the name
of Louis, was also reported missing,
but it is believed that he is not burned.
Tho night clerk reports having aroused
several people, but one large man he
was unable to awaken, although he
jiounried and kicked him.
One of the most pathetic incidents of
"the conflagration was tho death of a
moblc dog belonging to the little bon of
tho proprietor. After the fire broke
out and when the halls were denso
with smoke the dog ran to tho room
where the boy was playing and begau
-to bark furiously. Tho boy thus
-warned opened the door and ran out
-and was carried from the burning
bnilding, but the dog was overcome by
'the smoke and died in the hallway.
One of tho ladies rooming at the ho
tel was making her escape through a
'hall, carrying her sealskin cloak in one
hand and her purse containing SOU in the
other. In her flight through tho dark
.hall sho stumbled over a little child
that had been lost In tho excitement,
and, dropping her valuables, carried
tho youngster In safety to the street.
It will be impossible to begin the
search for the bodies for several hours,
probably not till Saturday afternoon.
"The hotel building belonged to the
Boston Realty company, a corporation
organized under the laws of the state
of Maine. It was valued at 150,000 and
insured for 520,000.
Tho St. Louis was five stories high
on Superior street and six stories on
Michigan. It had a frontage of 100
feet on either street. The corner
.-storo front was occupied by the
American Express company and
freight and ticket office of tho
Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis &
Omaha railroad. Their loss is total.
Tho Pioneer Fuel company's office was
in tho storo under tho hotel, also sev
oral others with desk room. The losses
hero wero total.
AWFUL CATASTROPHE IN CHINA
.Robbers Fire a Temple, Causing the Lost
ot 1,400 I.tvei.
San Francisco, Jan. 14. Advices
:from Iloug Kong, China, dated
December, 10, have been received
by the steamer Gaelic tolling of
ra. terrible disaster in a temple
xiear Canton. Fourteen hundred per
sons are said to bavo been burned, but
an official census of the village shows
1,040 people missing. The temple at
Kam Li, in tho Shul Hing district,
bad been visited by robbers, who
demanded several thousand taels
in monoy. It was refused by
those in charge. At tho lime
a, great shed in front of tho temple,
bnilt of mats, was filled with native?
' -who were watching a theatrical per
formanco. This bhed the robbers fired
The pcoplo were thrown into a panic
tind rushed into tho temple, tho main
ontranco of which caught fire. Tho
eoriespondcnt states that 1,400 persons
lost tholr lives, most of them being suf
focated by tho denso smoke. Collins
wero procured by hundreds from neigh
boring cities. Tho consternation of
the Chinese is described as soiuelhlutt
terrible.
ON TRIAL FOR POISONING.
.further Hvltlonco Introduced In the
Homestead Cam.
PiTTanuitoii, Pa., Jan. 14. The court
room was too small to hold tho crowd
which poured in to hear tho proceed
ings in tho second day of tho trial of
Hugh Dorapsey for complicity in
tho Homestead poisonings. Tho
day was almost entirely taken up with
the' examination of men who had been
taken ill wliilo working at Homestead
during tho strike and physicians who
.attended thorn. The physicians all ex
pressed tho belief thut tho iron hail
burn, poisanod.
MADE THEM PAY WELL.
World' Fnlr Way and Mean Committee
Drive Hard lliircnin- with Holder ol
Tnrloun l'rlvlliigos A 111; Income Se
cured from This Source.
Chicago, Jan. 14. Tho world's fait
committee on ways and means
grant tho " Guido - Book" conces
sion. This will close one of tho
most romnrkablu financiering periods
probably evor known in public ufTniw
In all soventy-flv- concessions havo
''eon granted by tho committee. Not
less than 2,000 applications for
concessions havo been considered
and rejected. Somo of tho rejected
schemes had merit, but most of them
arc classed under tho gonernl form of
"fakes." Many moro wero advertising
schemes, without tho 'slightest interest
to visitors. But one in twcnty-ilvo of
tho projects brought boforo tho coin
uilttco had any good rcasou for being
there.
In tho estimates of resources from
franchises nnd concessions 53,000,000
has been given as tho not profit to tho
fair. This is tho estimate Fcrd W.
Peck, chairman of tho finance commit
tee, maltcs. Mr. Pock undoubtedly
wishes to bo on tho safo side, and so
named tho bottom figure. Tho opinion
was expressed that on the basis of an
attendanco of 80,000,000 tho fair Is
likely to get from tho concessionaires
ncaror SO.000,000 than $3,500,000.
These estimates havo been made
cither by tho concessionaires or by
world's fair people, who havo worn
out many pencils before arriving at
satisfactory results. If thoy err it is
on tho side of conservatism. Their
grand total is:
SouncE. Amount.
Restaurants, Inns, etc J2,!00.000
Intramural electric railway 400,000
Steamboats 150,000
Launches, basins and lagoons.
Wheel cha'r.s ,
Ilarro sliding railway
Clow sanitary concession
Conltey's catalogues
Qmdo book
75,000
iSO.000
100,000
450,000
509,000
75,000
1.200.000
Midway plalsance. ,
Miscellaneous 100,003
Total
Ofilclal cotlinalei..
...f.i,800,00J
... VOJ.OW
Probable excess 2,300,000
The miscellaneous includes all such
concessions as tho soda water, pop
corn nnd the llko. Thoy will probably
exceed that sum, but the excess can be
added to other estimates, which appear
at first glance too largo.
When one gets to the various shows
along Midway plalsance and begins
figuring on percentages, calculations
become difficult. The business of con
cessions mentioned can be approxi
mately computed, with tho experiences
of other expositions as a standard, but
with those on Midway plaisance it is
moro a matter of conjecture. What
would be a good exposition in itself un
der ordinary circumstances is stretched
along the plalsance a pleasant place
to spend a day in sight-seeing when all
Is ready. The curious things covqJ a
wide range, from the tenptive balloon
to a reproduction of St. Peter's at
Home, from the original drawings by
Michael Angclo. Turkish, German,
Australian, Indian and other villages,
pavilions, panoramas, etc., arc to be
there. From all of them the exposition
will collect twenty-live cents for every
dollar of admissions and from 10 to
15 per cent, on tho merchandise sold.
Counting in tho great Ferriss wheel, at
tho inventor.'s estimate of S4OO.O0O, it is
believed that tho exposition will gather
in a tributo of a round million from
the plaisance. Then add 5200,000 from
tho Llbby glass works concession, foi
which a handsome structure is now
being built, and the plaisance contri
bution becomes 81,200,000. The glass
concession includes tho sale of every
thing made of glass.
HURT IN A SMASH-UP.
Illghteon 1'rrtons injured (n n Collision
llctwren Trains ill Chicago.
CmcAoo, Jan. 14. Tho Crete accom
modation on tho Chicago & Eastern
Illinois road, leaving Dearborn station
at 7:20 o'clock Friday evening, was tel
escoped at Fifty-fifth street by a Chi
cago & Erie through train to Now
Yorlc The accommodation train con
sisted of three coaches filled with
suburban residents on their way to
their homes. Eighteen peoplo wero
Bovcrcly injured in tho wreck, and
scarcely anyone of tho 150 or more pas
sengers escaped some bruises or minor
injury. To add to the horror of the
Eceno the center coach of tho accomo
dation train caught firo from tho over
turned stove, wliilo three passengers,
two women and ono man, were caught
in tho wreckage close to the flames,
nnd were cut away from their perilous
position by the heroic efforts of their
fellow passengers.
Tho list of injured is as follows:
D. D. Caldwell, botb legs broken; Mrs. E. C
Mahew, Internally Injured: William U. Smith,
cut over eyes and back Injured; Lottio Iloyd,
badly bruised and Internally Injured; P. V
Marshall, both legs crushed below tho knees,
Mrs. S. Moore, left leg and sldo bruised; Mrs
R. D. Watkins, head and neck bruised and Ices
crushed; It. U. Wutklns, seriously hurt; John
Clemengcr, head cut and legs bruised; Mrs. 12.
A. Million, back Injured; Freda Kltchtk, head
bruised; Mrs. S. S. Nau, loft foot and back
bruised; J, It. Coffman, cut on head; John lted
mond, prlvato Company D, Sccntecnth In
fautry, of Brooklyn, N. Y., back and logs
bruised and Internally Injured, m ly dio; L. P.
Trumuu, loft leg broken unci back and sldo In
jured; C. W- 1jH. leg broken; Henry Telky,
leg broken; Mrs. McPrced, back hurt; Mrs. M.
Eisner, back Injured.
Through tho blunder of tho Erie en
gineer or the failure to display warn
ing signals, tho big train behind did
not slack up as tho suburban came to
a stop. Conductor Sam C. Lewis of
the Eastern Illinois train said tho lim
ited should have known that his train
was just ahead, for it had been follow
ing behind from Forty-third street.
Dedicated.
Bemut, Wis., Jan. 14. With simple
but appropriate ceremonies tho Pear
sons' hall of science, tho last valuable
addition to liololt college, was dedi
cated Friday afternoon. The building
is tho gift of Dr. D. K. Pear
sous, tho woll-kiiown Chicago phil
anthropist. Dr. Pearsons has proven
himsolf tho frlond of tho college in
mauy wnys and altogothor has glvon
the ins'itution S250,000. President
Eaton was presented with "the hoys of
the now hall and made au address in
j reply. Prof. Hiram D. Diuisinorc
then made tho principal address of tho
' cureinoulea.
THE COLD WAVE.
Junk Frost's l'oiror Felt In All Vnttn at
tho World.
Waiiabh, Intl., Jan. 10. At 0 o'clock
Sunday morning tho thormomotor reg
istered 20 below zero, tho coldest in
over twenty years. Tho increased cold
was folt boforo midnight and steam
was kopt up in all tho factories. Stock
is suffering severely, and there is no
doubt that all fruit is killed. A high
wind is blowing from the southwest
and another cold night Is imminent.
Tho natural gas supply Is abundant
and of good quality.
LiniANON, Intl., Jan. 10. -Through
misunderstanding of orders botween
employes of tho natural gas company
the supply of this city, which comes
through a pipe line 20 miles In length,
was shut off about 11 o'clock Sunday
morning with tho thormomotor 15 de
crees below zero. There was great
suffering among tho people. Church
services were discontinued and most
of the population went to bed to keep
warm. Tho supply cumo on again at 3
o'clock.
EvANSvn.i.r;, Intl., Jan. 10. The Ohio
river Is frozen completely over at this
point and river truffle is entirely closed.
This is tho first time In fourteen years
that tho river has been frozen over,
and tho coldest weather for eight
years has been suffered Sunday, the
thermometer registering 5 degrees be
low zero at 7 a. m. From Nowburgh,
1" miles above here, to Henderson. 13
below, there is a solid gorge of ice, in
bomo places piled several feet high.
Jor.i:T, 111., Jan. HI. Tho city is
threatened with a coal famine. Freight
trains on all tho roads have been
abandoned because of the snow block
ade, and the supply is nearly exhausted.
For nearly a week dealers havo been
doling out coal to their customers in
small quantities, hoping to be able to
replenish their stocks soon, but the out
look is just now very dubious.
Champaign, 111., Jan. 10. The mer
cury broke its record for this season
Saturday night by getting down to 22
degrees below zero mark. In fact Sat
urday night was the coldest in this city
in eight years. Saturday the coal sup
ply of both Champaign and Urbann
was exhausted, and a great many fam
ilies arc suffering on account of luck of
fuel.
GitEKNsnuito, Pn., Jan. 10. A little
child of David McCracken, of Login's
Ferry, was frozen to death Saturday.
The baby was " months old. Mrs. Mc
Cracken, wrapping the child up, started
to walk to Parnassus, a distance o 2
miles. When she arrived there the
babe was frozen stiff.
Mascoutaii, 111., Jan. 1G. The re
ports from St. .Clair, Washington, Clin
ton and adjoining counties in the great
wheat-growing section of southern
Illinois indicate that tho growing crop
has been badly injured by tho Decem
ber drought and the exceeding cold
weather of tho last two weeks. An
accurate estimate of the damage can
not be made at this time. The ther
mometer registered 0 degrees below
zero here Sunday, the coldest in years.
Cait. CllAKM's, Va., Jan. 10. Snow
fell early Sunday morning, covering
the peninsula from 11 to 14 incites deep.
The mercury is at 10 degrees. It was
the coldest day since 1857. Steamers
between Capo Charles and Norfolk are
making their trips with much difficulty
on account of tho ice. At Smith's
island ice extends a mile ami a half
into the ocean.
Nashvii.i.e, Tenn., Jan. 10. Sunday
was bitterly cold. The Cumberland is
frozen from bank to bank and during
the day was visited by thousands look
ing at the unusual sight. Ponds near
the city have been crowded with
skaters, a scene rarely seen here.
BAl.TlMOltE, Md., Jan. lb. Dispatches
to the Sun from all parts of Maryland
show that the mercury marks below
zero in the eastern shore counties, us
well as in tho western and moun
tainous section of the state.
Salisbury reports 10 degrees be
low zero, and in the couutry round
about birds, fowl and rabbits aro found
in large quantities frozen to death.
There Is much suffering among cattle
on the marshes and many will die.
Tho Wicomico and Nunticoke rivers
are frozen solid for miles, and in mauy
places tho ice is banked up 5 feet high
in the lower Wicimoco.
London. Jan. 10. Tho weather
throughout Europe is intensely cold.
In Russia the mercury is reported to
have fallen to 09 degrees centigrade
below zero and in Siberia to 70 de
grees below zero. Wood fires are
kept burning in the streets of St.
Petersburg for tho benefit of way
farers. Even the double windows of
houses are coated. In tho south of
Russia tho mercury indicates 45 degrees
of frost AU river and canal traffic in
Germany is interrupted. Navigation on
the Baltic has almost ceased.
The pontoon bridges on the
Rhine have been hauscd in. In
somo parts of Hungary tho ther
mometer is 52 degrees below zero cen
tigrade, aud in Constantinople tram
cars and cabs have stopped running
and snow has blocked all traffic in tho
suburbs. Even telegraphic communi
cation in Turkoy is generally Inter
rupted. Many deaths from cold havo
been reported.
Chicago I'orlc Cullies High.
HALIFAX, N. S., Jan. 10. Chicago
pork has advanced within tho last
three weeks in Halifax from S7 to SO
per barrel to S13.50 and 18.50. Prime
mess is worth S1H.50 and is scarce at
that. Mess is quoted as high as S19.
Fresh pork has advanced in the same
lino from (1 to 8K cents per pound.
Death of Gen. Hutu Ingulls.
New Yoiuc, Jan. 10. Gen. Rufus In
galls, United States army, rotircd, died
Sunday in tho Grand hotel. Gen. In
galls was retired from tho army at his
own request on July 1, 188U, ho boing
then quartermaster general of tlio
army. He was born in Denmark, Mo.,
on August 23, 1820, and was graduated
from tho United States military acad
emy In 184S.
I'ost Olllee Ilolibed.
Irvinoton, N. Y., Jan. 10. Tho post
office at this place was entered by
burglars nt an oarly hour Saturday and
robbed of SuoO in bills und stamps.
HONORED BY THE POPE.
S.rt. Hntnllt Mndo l'urmuicnt I'nrtal Del
ejruto to Uio United Mitten What Ills
Appointment Mcniis-tStiitemcut oT tho
McOlynu Cusp.
Washington, Jan, 10. A cablo mes
ango has been received by Mgr. Satolll
as follows:
"Komi:, .Inn. H. Tlio apostolus delegation Is
permanently established In tho United States
undyouurocoullrmcd ns tlrst delegate,
"O'CONNKM.."
Archbishop Satolll, pcrmnnent apos
tolic delegato in tho United States
authorizes the publication of tho fol
lowing statement in, regard to tho
popo's action in tho caso of Dr. Mc
Glynn:
"On thn very day of tho reconciliation of Dr.
Mcdlynn with tho church public notice was
given of It, with tho statement that Mgr.
Satolll had absolved from censuro and recon
ciled Dr. McOlynn by special powor for tho
purpose requested from and granted by tho
holy father; and moreover that tho absolution
had been given becauso Dr. McGlynn had wil
lingly accepted tlio conditions laid down by tho
uoiy latucr ns necessary and sutllelcnt.
"This Information so expressed should havo
suniecd to satisfy everyono with tho reconcili
ation carried out by authority specially dele
gated by the holy fnther and with the condi
tions called for by tho holy father. Then It Is
well to make sovornl ictlectlons:
"1. 'fuatns soon ns It was understood that
these conditions were compiled with every sin
cere Catholic should at once havo felt himself
bound In consclcncolo recognize .that all hau
been dono lu tho caso that was expedient nnd In
accord with tho spirit of tho Catliollo church
"2. That tho selection of tho proper tlmo and
the manner to glvo public Information of tho
conditions belonged to tho authority of tho
church and when tho holy father should II nd It
opportune after tho reception of tho documents,
which wero Immediately forwarded.
"It Everyono could sco that tho lmmcdlato
publication of those conditions was for pruden
tial reasons omitted to avoid talk that might
oppose tho good done by doing away with
tho calamity which has so long weighed upon u
prlcst'by reconcllllng htm with mother church.
If this result had not been obtained, and If
this wise silence has boon unacceptable to uny
one, it must bo ascribed simply to premature
exaction.
"Tho conditions wero In this form: Dr. Mc
Glynn has presented a brief statement of his
opinions on moral and economic matters, and
It was Judged not contrary to tho doctrino con
stantly taught by tho church and ns recently
continued by tho holy father In tho encyclical
IJerum Novarum.' Also It is here
by publicly made known that Dr. Mc
Glynn, besides professing his ndlier
ence to all the doctrines and teachings of tho
Catholic church, has expressed his regret, say
ing that he would be tho llrat to regret It for
any act or word of his that may havo seemed
lacking in the respect duo to ecclesiastical au
thority, and he thereby intends to repair, as far
as ho can, any offenso w hich may havo been
given to Catholics.
"Finally Dr. McOlynn has, of his own free
will, declared and promised that within the
limits of a not long period of tlmo he will go to
Roino in tho spirit and intention which arc be
coming to a good Catholic and a priest.
"Then it is well to noto how deplorable it-is
that this reconciliation should havo been dis
cussed ns It has been in newspapers, in such
inanner that private and lay persons havo
dared to pass upon it harsh reproach and ill
considered censure. That anyone should havo
dared to speak of tho popo's authority over tho
church in America as foreign is a bcntiment
and an utterance enormously erroneous and
scandalous.
"Tho action of tho church and of tho holy see
in the things that belong to it is superior to
every man-made boundary universal and proper
to every country in which there may bo Cath
olics. For which reason it seems to us exceed
ingly opportune to recommend due respect In
every case to ecclesiastical authority, and be
fore ull to that holy see, as well as to that of
the council ot Baltimore, inasmuch us it is for
bidden to treat ecclesiastical matters and
questions through tlio medium of journalism.
"Much moro deplorablo is it that persons,
both ecclesiastics and laymen (who wish to ap
pear as blncerely Catholic), mako bad use of
Journalism with violent and mendacious at
tacks, beyond all bounds of respect and charity,
against venerable prelates, whoso virtue ana
learning, whose rectitude ot character aud un
questioned and unqftcsttonablo love toward tho
churcn and the supremo pontiff, never unaccom
panied by sincere love of country, mako them
deservedly the subjects of the special predilec
tion of tho holy father and of uni ersal esteem."
New Youk, Jan. 10. On the an
nouncement that the pope had estab
lished a permanent delegation in the
United States aud hud named Mgr.
Satolll the first delegate, Archbishop
Corrigan prepared a statement which
his secretary. Father Conolly, gave to
the press. The statement says among
other things:
"We all recelvo this decision of the holy
father as wo recelvo all other decisions cml
uating from him, with tho profoundest rever
ence, respect aud obedience, lleforo the holy
sco acted there might have been room for a dif
ference of opinion; now nono exists. For my
own part I gladly receive and welcomo the
news In question, always supposing it to bo au
thentic" "This is a complete answer to those who op
posed Mgr. Satolll's authority. The establish
ment ot a delegation hero will havo a most ben
eficial effect on tho church In America. It
will maintain peace and harmony and facili
tate the settlement of controversy among
Catholics, which heretofore had to bo
f fcrred to Home. It practically organizes In
perfect form, tho Catholic church In America,
Instituting, as it were, for moro Important
church affairs, homo rule. Wo will have at
homo a branch of the supremo ecclesias
tical court. A fur;her result will be
that tho immediate working and thoughts
of tho holy see will bo brought moro
prominently before the Amorican people, who
from observation will sco that thu Catholic
church in its highest notion is thoroughly In
harmony with the principles of our democracy
and all that is good, useful and clovating In
modern progress."
Albany, N. Y Jan. 10. Rev. Dr,
Frederick Z. Rookor, who has been ap
pointed by tho popo to bo secretary of
the apostolic delegation of Mgr. Satol
li, and who is now on his way to
America, is ouo of tho brightest
of Albany's young men. It
was. in this city that ho
received his preliminary educa
tion. Ho was born in Now York
city in 1801 and removed here with his
parents eight years later, llo gradu
ated in tho public schools of this city.
Rome, Jan. 1(1. Pope Leo is said to
be greatly interested in tho situation
in America and desirous of putting an
end to tho ecclesiastical differences ex
isting there. With this purpose in
view the popo is preparing an on
cyclical to tho American opiscopato,
advising harmony and union.
DEATH OF FRED HORN.
He Wan the Oldoitt Seiiutor In the WU
cousin I.culHluture.
Milwaukuk, Jan. 10. State Senator
Fred Jlorn, tho oldest aud most
pictxircsquo member of tlio Wisconsin
legislature, died at 10:15 Sunday morn
ing at his home InCcdarburg at tho ago
of 77 years. Mr. Horn was a native
of Germany, a classmate of ilismurck,
and a resident of Wisconsin for
fifty years. Hu had served in tho Wis
consin legislature almost constantly
for forty-Uvo yoars, having been
elected to thu first stato senate in 1848.
His death resulted from hoart failure.
GENERAL HAYES DEAD.
Tho Bx-Prooidont Passoa Suddonly
Away at HiB Homo
In Fremont, Ohio An Acute Attack ot
Ncuratgl!. of tlio Heart tho Cituno
or Donth -Drier Sketch ot tho
Career or an Illustrious
American.
Fmc.MONT, O., Jnn. 18. Ex-Prosldont
Rutherford U. Hayes died at 11 o'clock
last night.
Mr. Hayes loft homo last week Mon
day on a trip to Columbus, Buffalo and
Cleveland. At tho last-named place' ho
spent a fow days with his son, Webb C
Hayes, who is located thoro with tho
Thompson-Houston Carbon Company.
During tho last month tho ex-prcsident
had complained of ono or two slight
attacks of neuralgia 'of tho heart, but
as thoy passed away ho thought noth
ing of it.
On Saturday last ho experienced a se
vere recurrenco of tho malady, but be
ing prepared for his roturn homo pro
ceeded on his journey, accompanied by
his son Webb. Word had been Ecnt
homo by telegraph of tho condition of
tho general and lie was met on the train
by his son Rutherford 15. Hayes and Dr.
F. S. Hilbish, tho family physician,
with a carriage. Entering tho carriage
they wero rapidly driven to tho Hayes
mansion in Spiegel grove, where all at
tention was given tho stricken general
from that moment up to tho tlmo of
his death.
Early in tho evening tho condition
of tho ex-president was qulto favorable
towards a good night, and with that
assurance tho family, worn out from
their continued watching, retired early
to rest It was only for a Bhort time,
when they wero hastily aroused and
called to tho bedside of tho now dying
father. Tho end soon came, and tho
distinguished man passed peacefully
and painlessly away at 10:45 p. m.,
with members of tho family and tho
attending physician around him. Ills
last words wero in reference to his dead
wife: "I know that I am going where
Lucy is," spokeuto his family physician
with tho utmost earnestness.
ItUTHKItFORD B. HAYES.
Rutherford Uirchnrd Ilnyes was born in Dela
ware, O , October -1, 18i!. Ho was a descendant
in tho sixth generation of Gcorgo Hayes, who
left Scotland in 11580 and Bottled at Windsor,
Conn. Ho was graduated from Kcnyon college
in 1812 and subsequently spent two yenrs at the
law school at Cambridge, Mass. In 1815 ho was
ndmitted to tho bar at Marietta, O., and com
menced practlco ut Fremont iu 1819. Ho re
moved to Cincinnati nnd soon had a very re
munerative practice.
On' June 7, ISul, Gov. Dennlson issued to
Kutherford 1J. Haves a commission ns major of
tho Twenty-third Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Fivomonthsof servlcolu West Virginia mado
him colonel. At South Mountnln ho fought
with tho utmost bravery and fearlessness and
on that bloody Hold ho received a wound which
left one of his arms weak for life. Following
this engagement ho wns mado colonel of tho
Twenty-third Ohio, tho regiment in which his
military career began.
As colonel, his commands iu thu Held were
usually brigades or even divisions, and ho ren
dered importnnt service at Cloyd Mountain,
Winchester, Uerryville, Opequan, Fisher's hill
und Cedar Creek. On tho last named Held Gea
Hayes received a brigadier's commission for
conspicuous gallantry nnd merit, Sheridan
making tho recommendation August 0, 18G4,
whilo in tho Held ho was nominated fur con
gress, but ho refused to lcavo'tho urmy to work
for his election. On August -t Gen. Hayes
wrote from camp to William Henry
Smith: "Your suggestion about getting
a furlough to tako tho stump was cer
tainly mado without reflection. Au oOlcer tit
for duty who at this crisis would abandon his
post to electioneer for a scat in congress ought
to be scalped. You may feel perfectly sure I
shall do no such thing " Ho was elected, never
theless, by n majority of 2,455 In tho Second
Ohio district, then, as now, a part of Hamilton
county. Meanwhile his army record was grow
ing larger nnd moro brilliant. Ueforo Gen.
Huyos was breyetted a major general, March
13, 18U5, for gallant and distinguished service,
he had been wounded four times, nnd for a hun
dred days he was exposed in battles and
s lrinlshes to death on the field
In 1800 he was renominated for congress by
tho republicans of his district nnd returned
to tho Fortioth congress by 2,550 majority.
After serving threo years in tho house of repre
sentatives Gen. Hayes wns elected governor of
Ohio, defeating Allen G. Thurman by U.0S3 plu
rality Ho resigned his Eeat in congress und
was Inaugurated governor Junuary 13, 180& In
lfcC9 ho was re-elected governor, defeating
Georgo II. Pendleton, tho democratic candidate,
by 7,1150 votes. In 1875 Gen. Hayes was noml
nntcd for govornor tho third tlmo and was
elected by a plurality of 5,5U. This triumph
gave Gov. Hayes wldo fame und prestige, and
whilo filling this ofllco ho wns nominated
by tho republican party In 1870 as Its candidate
for president of tho United States. Tho contest
was severe nnd closo and after tho election dis
putes' arose as to tho doctoral votes of sovoral
states
Tho dispute was finally referred to a commis
sion composed of 11 vo senators, tlvo representa
tives and tlvo judges of tho supremo court of tho
United States. Tho commission decided by n
vote of eight to seven that tho electoral votes of
tho disputed states should bo given to Hayes
and ho was thcroby elected by a majority of ono
over Sumucl J. Tllden. Ho wns Inaugurated
March t, 1877. Af tor serving ono term ho re
tired from public Ufo and has since lived at Fre
mont 31 r. Ululiio' Condition.
Washington, Jan.il8. There wore no
events of noto in or about the Ulaino
mansion during tho day yesterday, and
but few callers. The attendant at thu
door said that Mr. lUalno had passoil a
good day and was resting nlcoly. Thcro
wero moro than tho usual number of
lights burning in tho Ulaino mansion
last night, whioh gavo riso to reports
that Mr. Hlaino was not so well. Thcso
reports could not bo confirmed or de
nied, as tho mansion was closed for Uio
night at 1:80 o'clock. Tho physicians
had not returned, -which is evidence
that no radical ckaugo for tho. '.yars.o
had occurred.
ROAD REFORM.
Sleeting of tlio National I.cagno for Ono
Itonds nt Washington, D. C. Object of
tho Organization.
Washington, Jan. 18. Tho National
Lcagtio for Good Roads mot hero yester
day in its second convention, tho first
having been hold it! Chicago last Oc
tober. At tho opening of tho conven
tion thcro wore present about eighty
delegates who had been either form
ally or informally designated by tho
governors of states or by local organi
zations to participato in its delibera
tions. Senator Mandcrson, of Nobrasko,
called tho convention to ordor and'
stated that its primary purposo wns tho
advancement of tho cause of good roads.
Tho plan as outlined was to organizo
tho leagues in each of the states front
which dolcgatcs could bo sent to a na-i
tlonal convention whoro a systematic
plan of operations could bo devised.'
Concisely stated tho objects of tho
leaguo arc:
1 To' combine ns far as practicable
tho ofTorts of all persons now engaged
In tho wovk for road reform.
2 To awaken interest in tho subject
among tho peoplo at large.
H To receive, publish and discuss
any well-con sldcred plans for local,
state or national action or legislation.
4 To urge tho passage by tho house
of representatives of tho senate's bill
for a national highway commission of
inquiry.
5 To aid in providing for a proper
road exhibit and for free instructions in
road-making at tho world's fair in Chi
cago. 6 To establish tho leaguo on tho
broadest possible ba3is throughout tho
country, so that its influence may be of
weight in any direction in which it may
be ultimately thrown.
7 To obtain and spread among tho
local leagues full information regard
ing recent legislation for road improve
ment and its practical operation in tho
various states and counties.
8 To obtain and publish full infor
mation regarding methods of road build
ing as practiced in various parts of tho
United States.
0 To procure and furnish to local
leagues, at rcdnced prices, all valuable
publications on tho subject of roads and
road legislation.
A CHANGE OF BASE.
Tho Louisiana Lottery Ilns llccn Grantcct
u Charter J'rom tho Itepubllo of Hon
duras. TnaticioAT.PA, Honduras, Jan. 18.
Tho Louisiana state lottery has been
granted a charter from tho republic of
Honduras and will remove its business
to that country on the expiration: of its
present charter, which will be January
1, 1891. Tho, Honduras government
grants to the company tho island of
Guanaja, in the islands of the bay of
Honduras, which is to be used in such
manner as tlio company may see fit for
its purposes. Thn government concedes
free of cost to tho company all lands
which may bo required for lottery
offices. All lottery tickets to bo issued
by the company aro to bo impressed by
the official seal of the Honduras gov
ernment and all drawings are- to-bo su
pervised by tho government.
An important feature of the- conces
sion is the granting of tho right to lay
a cable lino from any point on tho
coasts of Honduras to the United States,
the Antilles or to Europe. Thcro in
also a concession for a steamship lino
from any ports on tho Honduras
coast to any part of the world. AU
articles of tho lottery company aro to
be admitted to Honduras free of duty
and all employes-of the lottery com
pany are exempted from military serv
ice. Tho lottery company is also ex
empted from all taxes. Tho Honduras
government ns a consideration for tho
granting of. tho charter is to have tho
free use of tlio cablo nnd steamship
lines and' is to. receive $1,000,000 in
American gold coin and a graduated
percentage of from 1 to I! per cent of
the face valucof all tickets sold bj' the'
company.
DAMAGING EVIDENCE
rroducedlhy Uio I'rosecuttoixt thnllnuie
1 1 cad rolsonlnc Trial- All AnnlyOaShovrit
that tho Food Contained Antonio iiod
Crntou Oil..
PiTTsnunair, Jan. 18k. Tho sensation
al developments of Monday in the case
of Hughi Dempsey, charged with fur
nishing poison for tho purposo of mak
ing sick tho non-union men of Home
stead, caused a perfect jam in Judgo
Stowa's-branch of criminal court yester
day. Capt. Hunt, of Pittsburgh, testing
chemist, who made- an analysis of the
contents of the fruit jars, began his
story of tho analysis He said: "An an
alysis made of the- excrement showed
that it contained nine drops of an oil
containing and largely composed of cro
ton oil. It also contained about onc
' twelfth of a grain of arsenic."
J.. D. Flynn, manager Western. Union
Telegraph Company, produced a copy
of the telegram from Cincinnati on Sep
tember 20 addressed to T)omp.e-y, read
ing: "Send mo 520. In a pincb. Two
good agents on tho road. Hoatty."
After brief examination of F. Price, a
reporter, and V. K. Griffiths,, who tes
tified that they became sick after drink
ing coifeo obtained in the Ilomcstcad
mill, District Attorney Rurloigh sub
mitted tho- Cincinnati telegram from
lleatty to Dcmpsoy; Dr. Wales' state
ment as to tho number of cases of sick
ness in tho mill; tho bill marked "O.
1C, Dempsey," and identified by Pat
Gallagher In evidence. Ho then an
nounced that the commonwealth rested.
Impending Uuuccr.
JKKrratsoNVii.i.i:, Iud.v Jan. 18. Tho
situation on tho Ohio rlvor grows more
serious every hour. It Is solid from
end to end und s, sudden thuw vrould
Bweep millions of dollars' wrath of
property out of existence. Worst of
all, it coal famine has bet in. Coal ia
worth $5 a cart load, whilo millions of
bushels lie in bight, but are liouimud la
by tho gorgt
The Mulno Koriutottdilp.
AuoustA, Me., Jan. 18. Tho election
of United States senator .yestorday re
sulted ns follows: Senato Eugene
Ilnlo 23; Arthur Sowall 1. Houso Hale
05, Scwuil -11. Halo wusdoclarcd olectctL

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