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riagne Ship Arrives at New
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xorn irom uamourg
With Nearly Seven Hundred Steer-
' age Passengers -
From German and Russian In
i f ected Regions.
Her Coming; Wu Antlously Awaited by
the Health Olltwin and Bite Wu at Once
Anchored With the Cholera Fleet That
Hide In the Lower Bay Blie U the Last
Ship from Which the Health Officer
1 Kxpected Serious Trouble Fourteen
American Cities WtU Couililne and Petl
tlon the president to Suspend Immlgra
I tlon for Ninety Day Two Suspected
1 Cases In New York Cholera Mewl from
. All Part of the World.
New Yokk, Sept. 17. Below Is given
the number of deaths at sea, deaths in
port, total deaths, sick and total cases of
cholera on the various vessels in quaran
tine at this port up to date:
t e
SB - H
Moravia 22 1 88 9 25
Normannia.... 5 10 15 25 40
Rugia. ........ 4 5 0 14 23
Wyoming 8 8 4 7
Scandia ... 25 a 27 12 56
Bohemia U .. 11 .. 11
Total B7 21 88 57 102
" Total number of suspects in quarantine,
f. WW url J la ivjyv at u a an..
' Mary Connerty, nineteen, of 603 Second
avenue, at the reception hospital.
; Probable case, Hullivan street.
' 111 convict at Blackwell'a Island; sus
pect :
Deaths In New York.
Edward Hoppo, of 1025 Madison avenue;
probable case; died Thursday.'
Charlotte Hock, ofllclully declared chol
era, died Thursday.
Cuoi In Brooklyn.
Young German girl, 52ft State street.
Simon Coliuski, North Ninth street,
The Ilohi-m la Arrives.
New Yokk, Sept. 17, Another plague
hip in the port and another story of dis
ease and death on the voyage. Eleven
more victims added to the long list of
those who havo died of cholera ' between
Hamburg and New York.
This is the story of the steamship Bo
hemia, which reached New York Thurs
day night and anchored in tlio lower
Her coming had been dreaded as much
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ter death house the Bcandia. Bhe left
Hamburg at the timo when the pest was
at lta worst, and hor 081 steerage passen
gers gathered from the infectod regionB
of Germany and Russia wore confident
ly expected to bring the cholera with
The Bohemia sailed from Hamburg
on Sept. 8 and was due Thursday morn
ing. On Wednesday morning, 850
miles east of Handy Hook, she was
passed by the Travo, which arrived here
Notwithstanding the anxiety with
which the health officers waited for her
coming, she was not reported from Fire
Island, which she passed at 5 o'clock in
the afternoon, nor from Sandy Hook,
which she reached at 0 o'clock. Half
an hour later she was added to the chol
era fleet which rides in ttfe lower bay.
Would Not Talk Much.
Captain Schroeder was unwilling to
say much about the deaths on lioard un
til he had mado his niort to the health
officers, but ho admitted the essential
facts of the misfortune that had befallen
the company.
"We have had eleven deaths on
board," said the captain. "They were
all of little children. There is no sick
ness on board nt present."
'Of what did the childrod die?" asked
the reiorter.
"A diarrhoea diseaso."
"Was it cholornr
"I can't tell. The last death was five
days ago. Nolsnly has been ill on board
since then."
"How"long after yon left port did the
first death occur?"
"About the fourth day. The chil
dren were all very young. The oldest
was between four and five years. They
were all in the ntoerugo. No adult
passengers have died or even been sick."
Captain Schroeder said he was unable
to give the names of tho children, but
they would apiear in his report when
the ship's surgeon would make known
all the particulars of the cases.
The Bohemia is of the unlucky Ham
burg-American line. Sho has leen many
years in the service, and since the ap-
r.nniin 4 list fouf nvrtWlfld DTiU vt ilTHJ
she kas been devoted almost entirely to
At 1 i. 1 l. 1 1.
voe 'iiiiniigrnui uiuuiiean. oun uiuuiji
out ten caoin paanengerB.
Dr. Byron' visited tho Bohemia. He
reports that thure were eloven deaths,
and that four cases were removed to
8winburno Island Friday morning. He
reports ' that those who died on board
the vessel died of gastro-inteetinal
The names of those who wore removed
to Swiubnrno Island are: Max Fein
gold, aged six years; K. Chago Bals,
twenty-eight years; Leo Hanfeldt,
twenty-six years, and one small child of
the steerage.
Tho Bohemia has on 653 stoerage, ten
cabin and seventy-seven crew, all jwuwod
and found well. The ship's condition
as to cleanliness is first-class.
When rr. Jenkins came from his pri
vate office with the telegraph report of
Dr. Byron's visit the to Bohemia, he said:
"I am mighty glad that thisis the latit
of the ships we expect serious trouble
Camp Low, Santly Hook.
Camp Low. Sept 17. The owning of
Camp liow for the reception of paasea
gers now quarantined on Hoffman
Island, was postponed until Saturday.
Dr. Hamiltion says that he was forced
to postpone tlie owning of the camp be
cause the New Jersey authorities re
fused to allow the New Jersey Central
railroad to run freight trains to the
camp as they had promisod to do. This
will compel the authorities to use tugs
xor trie transmission oi supplies.
The camp is all in readiness for bus!
ness and everything is on hand with the
exception or some uismtecuon 'snpplies.
They should havo. arrived Thursday
night. The revenue cutter Grant, with
Dr. Hamilton, Surgeon Cronor and Cap
tain Smith is anchored near by. They
will remain nere to receive passengers.
Dr. Hamilton will remain iu charge of
this camp for a week longer.
Two Suspected Case.
New Yokk, Sept 17. The health
board bulletin posted f at 10:80 Friday
morning announced another suspected
case of cholera tn the city. The bulletin
reads as follows: The only suspected
case of cholera in this city since last bul
letin is Edward Hoppe, of 1623 Madison
avenue, who died yesterday. It is under
Dr. Labouchere. the rdivsician of the
Five Points Mission, reported to thei
board or health a suspicious case of
probable cholera in Sullivan street. ,?The
board has sent an inspector to investi
gate. Dr. Bryant, who is attending Mary
Connerty, who was taken to the recep
tion hospital suffering from cholera, re
ports that there is a good chance of the
woman's recovery.
The death of Charlotte Beck, which
occurred on the 18th inst., in this city,
has been officially declared to be due to
Asiatio cholera. ).
Bad, If True.
New York, Sept, 17. Kis reported
that a com of cholera has occurred
among the convicts on Blackwell's
The Cepheus Huns Aground.
Fibe Island, Sept. 17. The steam
boat Copheus which left here at 9:15
Friday morning, bound for Hoboken,
with passengers of the Normannia,
and the lifesaving crew went to her
HHHiHiauce. one was noaiea at n.
The Normannia's PaMeng-ern.
The qnarranttned Normannia passen
gers, with a few exceptions, who have
gone by way of Babylon and thence by
train to New York, were Friday morn
ing on board tho Cepheus by the trans
port Hippie. All are well, and the ves
sel sailed for New York at 9:10 o'clock.
Only Cholera Morbus.
Philadelphia, Sept. 17. The tene
ment house, 432 Lombard street, was
quarantined from early Friday morning
until noon because of a suspected case
of cholera. Mrs. Carrie Jacobs, the
wife of a tailor who recently returned
from Europe on the steamer British
Princess, was the victim. Drs. Angey,
of the board of health, and Welsh, of
the municipal hospital, were in constant
attendance, and at noon they decidod it
was a clear case of cholera morbus.
The quarantine was then raised.
Brooklyn Alarmed.
Brooklyn, Sept. 17. The appearance
of cholera in New York caused much
alarm in Brooklyn, and had the effect of
increasing the vigilance of the various
city authorities. Several suspicious cases
were reported Thursday, but upon in
vestigation all were found to be ordi
nary cholera morbus. The case of the
girl who died suddenly was found, up
on examination, to be one of acute chol
era morbus. The post mortem showed
that the girl had eaten a large quantity
of corn and half rijie potatoes. No chol
era gem is were discovered.
Oivun a Big Mcare.
Brooklyn, Sept. 17. A big scare
was caused among the employes of the
Acme Manufacturing company, in Will
iamsburg, Friday morning, when two
Russians, employed in the factory, were
stricken with vomiting and diarrhea.
An ambulance was summoned and the
men removed to the hospital. The doc
tors pronounce both cases as cholera
morbus. Many of the employes of the
factory quit work and refused to re
turn. Not Cholera.
New Haven, Sept. 17. At the hospi
tal Thursday night it was stated that
Romio Rooney, the Italian, was not suf
fering from cholera. 'The hospitaLj
authorities seem to be inclined to re
icence, but it is thought that Rooney
was suffering from a combination of
acute mania and colio.
They Will Appeal to the President lo Stop
All Immigration.
Ciiiua(R), Sept. 17. Mayor Washburne
has received a message from Mayor
llngree, of Dotroit, asking Chicago
to join with sixteen other cities in
memorializing the presidont to suspend
immigration for ninety days. The mayor
sent the following reply to Mr. Pin
grees: "After consul tatirm with the state
board of health I am prepared to join in
a memorial to the president, urging sus
pension of immigration, not for ninety
days, but until all danger of a cholera
epidemic is passed."
Simmers Will Stop It.
Washinoton, Sept. 17. Secretary
Foster said Thursday that he had been
advised that the steamship companies
had agreed not to bring over any immi
grants after Friday, having complotod
the contracts upon which they had en
tered. View of the Attorney General.
Washington, Sept. 17. The opinion
of the attorney general, made public
Friday, that the president has the power
under tho law to restrict immigration is
based, first, upon the broad ground that
every government is under obligation to
tako Ml necessary measures to preserve
the life and nronortv of its citizens, not
only from foreign Invasion, but from
those pestilences which have been found
nearly, if not quite, as destructive as
war; and, secondly, upon the various
acts passed by congress in reference to
sanitary and quarantine matters.
The attorney general quotes the act
of April "l. 1878, as modified by the act
of 18T!t, and contends that it is entirely
competent under the law, as it now ex
ists, for the federal authority to impose
additional restrictions to those imposed
by the state authority in regard to the
period of quarantine, and also that it
has the power to exclude totally from
the United Statt-s all vessels conveying
persons, animals or merchandise coming
from foreign imrts whore contagious
disease may exist.
The at torney general states it would
lie a great reproach to the system of
the government of the United States,
declared to lie within its sphere sovereign
and supreme, if there is to be found
within the domain of its powers no
means of protecting the people from con
tagion and pestilence brought from for
eign shores.
Regarding the application of the
powers lodged in the president as get
forth in the oplnion5joted, a copy of
which was also fumish'xrHlve treasury
department, Swretary Foster eid to
reporter for the United Press thafr-thet
was no necessity at present, at least, tor
the issue of a circular or proclamation
by the execntive. The agents of all the
steamboat lines had met him (the secre
tary in conference last Saturday before
he left New York and they had assured
him that there would be no further
booking of steerage passengers
Cholera Notea.
There were four deaths from cholera
Thursday in Stettin.
There were three deaths from cholera
Thursday in Havre, according to official
report, and fifteen new cases. . v
The schooner Titanic, from Antwerp, is
detained in quarantine at Gravestmd with
one case of cholera on board.
All vessels arriving from New York are
under an order just issued, to be subjected
to quarantine at Spanish ports. The pas
sengers will thus be protected from catch
ing a variety of diseases prevalent in
The cholera epidemic is subsiding
throughout Russia, more favorable reports
being received from every direction." In
St. Petersburg there were eight deaths
from cholera and fifty-nine persons were
seized with the disease.
A death from cholera is reported at
Zwartsluis, a town of the Netherlands in
Overyssel on the Zwarte-Water, an affluent
of the Vecht, near its mouth in the Zuyder
Zee, nine miles north of Zwolle. Two
deaths are reported at Branduyr and one at
Fearing that cholera might steal into
Ontario through the traffic at Niagara
Falls, Kingston, Prescott and other places,
the Ontario authorities have taken action
to have all passenger trains and boats at
St. Lawrence ports inspected, and suspi
cions cases will be refused admission.
It was decided at a cabinet meeting
Thursday that the Dominion government
would not Interfere with the Quebec gov
ernment in enforcing quarantine restric
tion.' The customs officers have been em
powered to hoard all trains and boats com
ing from the United States and to refuse
admlHsion into Canada of any suspected
case of cholera. -.
Mrs. Harrison' Better but Still In a Criti
cal State.
Loon Lake, N. Y. , Sept. 17. Mrs.
Harrison rested fairly well Thursday
night and her condition Friday morning
was about the same as Thursday.
Shortly before noon the physicians
went to the Harrison cottage to make an
examination of the patient. They are
exceedingly gratified at the slight im
provement shown in Mrs. Harrison's ill
ness since the critical period of Tuesday
and Wednesday.
While they will not give any great
encouragement to the president and his
family, it is evident that they are more
hopeful than they have been at any
time this week. Mrs. Harrison, how
ever, is still in a critical stage and a
change for the worse might come from
the nature of the disease with surpris
ing suddenness.
The morning examination by the doc
tors showed an increase of the fluid in
the chest cavity, and it was found neces
sary to perform another operation.
Dr. Doughty says: "There has been
virtually no increase since the last : tap
ping. All the remaining fluid was re
moved today and the signs of a further
effusion are not so numerous as to cause
apprehension of immediate danger. She
endured today's operation better than
the two previous ones and is now rest
ing quietly. Her general condition may
be said to be improved. The operation
today was more prolonged, but was ac
complished with less strain to the
patient than either of the previous
The president and his family were
very apprehensive of the serious results
from the operation, and were highly
gratified with tho statement of the phy
sicians when tho operation was con
cluded. Mr. J. R. McKee arrived at Loon
Lake at noon Friday. He came through
from Boston and was furnished with a
special engine and car from Malone.
Mrs. McKee and her children met him
at Loon Lake station.
A Huge Railroad Bridge Rapidly Disap
pearing from Sight.
Valparaiso, Ind., Sept. . 17. The
bridge of the Chicago and Erie Rail
road company, at Palmer, in Lake
county, 480 feet long, is fast disappear
ing in the quagmire upon which it is
built. Surrounding the trestle are nu
merous fissures, some of which are large
enough to hide . an ordinary person's
Many of them are filled with water.
Men who have been employed upon the
work some time claim the earth beneath
the trestle has sunk to a depth of 189
feet and is still going down. Hundreds
of people viBit the place every week.
The company has expendod thousands
of dollars and yet the end is not visi
ble. Enough dirt has been dumped in
to the place to fill two such holes and
yet it mysteriously disappears into what
is believed to be an underground lake.
Safe Cracked.
Decatur, Ind., Sept. 17 William
Zimmerman, of Peterson, west of here,
found that during the night the safe in
his store had been blown open and about
000 taken out No clew.
Novelist William Dean Howells has re
signed the editorship of The Cosmopolitan
Magazine. It is said that he had been un
able to agree with John Brisben Walker,
the proprietor. This is denied at the office
of The Cosmopolitan.
Miss Sidney Kusler, a popular young
lady of Hot Springs, Ark., died at her
home Thursday night after a brief, but
strange illness. The night before she had
premonition of approaching death, which
came to her in the visions of a dream.
A freight and an accommodation train
collided on a curve of the Chicago and
Northwestern railroad, three miles west
of Marshalltown, la., Thursday. Four
men were buried under the wreck and
killed. Several trainmen were fatally in
jured. Archbishop Corrigan, of New York, has
accepted the invitation of Chauncey M.
Depew, president of the state board of
world's fair managers, to make an address
on the occasion of the dedication of the
New York state building at Chicago on
Oct. 22.
The Indian bureau received the follow
ing telogram from Union Agent liennet, at
South McAlester, I. T.. Sept 15: "As per
conference agreement of yesterday, thirteen
were surrendered today. Armed bodies
are disbanding, and there is every prospect
of a termination of hostilities."
Octogenarian Mrs. Frank "Alexander, of
Rochester, NY., is asking the courts to
separate her from her young husband,
whom she married last November after a
brief, but ardent courtship. She alleges
that he has forgotten his marriage vows
and has allowed a younger woman to sup
plant her in his affections. Mrs. Alexan
der has property valued at fsn.ono, which
she wistilv retained after her marriage,
which, it is said, led to the first coldness
between the couple.
The Republican National league re-elected
General James S. Clarkson president;
A. H. Humuhrevs. secretary, and W. S.
Ixiunslwrry, treasurer. Ixraisville and
the second Wednesday in May next were
decided upon as the plaee and time for
holding the next Republican league con
vention, j,
Yctcrans Again Yisit the His
toric Battlefield
Where Years Ago They Foughl
to Save the Union.
Beunlon of the Society of the Army o:
the Cumberland at Chattanooga Enter
prising Small Boys Manufacture Wai
Relic and Readily Dispose of Them U
Unsrfspeetlng Visitors.
, Chattanooga, Sept 17. The Armj
of the Cumberland advanced on Chickav
manga again Thursday, under com
mand of General W. S. Roeecrans. It
has been twenty-seven years since the
Army of the Cumberland baa made
a similar advance, and the men wen
not informed of the location of the bat
tleground. They found it, however,
and spent a most pleasant day tramping
over the old field and recalling the day
of battle. '
Before 9 o'clock all the' victims whe
had staid in Chattanooga were at the
Union depot ready to take the Chatta
nooga, Rome and Columbus train for
the battlefield. At the battlefield ovei
half of the veterans left the train and
went to National park. . The balance
Want to the Park hotel, where the Army
of the Cumberland held its meeting.
By the time the train arrived at the
battlefield country people were fast ar
riving, . At the Park hotel there were already
200 guests, and trains were run from
the city - every hour, t The arrivals on
various trains swelled the number at
Chickamauga and on the battlefield to
about 800 people. They-walked about,
took in the lake and other points of in
terest about the battlefield.
The southern people about the hotel
watched the events with interest, but
took no part in the amusements. '
The Business Meeting.
Very few of the veterans attended the
business meeting held in the ball room
of Park hotel. Possibly one hundred
men were present when the first busi
ness meeting was called to order by
Captain 4 Muller. Seated on the stage
were General Rosecrans, General H. V.
Bovnton, General J. S. Fullerton and
Colonel J. W. Steel. Business was al
most entirely of a routine nature. Re
ports were presented, addresses made
and other miner matters given atten
tion. The plan of the monument to General
Sheridan was shown to the assembled
veterans. They seemed to like the de
sign and emphasized their approval by
agreeing to pay Sculptor Ward, who &
the artist, $2,500 on account.
A movement was placed on foot to
have each regimental commander of the
army secure a complete roster of his
command. These will be carefully cor
rected and printed. It was found that
there are 80,000 survivors of the Cum
berland's army and the task of complet
ing the roster will not be a small one by
any means.
On the walls of the ball room were
placed charts giving names of each body
of the Army of the Cumberland engaged
in the battle of Chickamauga. The
moveirlents made by each commander
were also noted. These charts were de
cidedly interesting to the veterans and
recieved a great deal of attention. At 1
o'clock the meeting adjourned until Fri
day morning at 10. After dinner the
veterans who had remained at the hotel
took carriages, hacks and other vehicles
and made their way to the battlefield,
where the entire evening was spent.
All of the officers went on the trip,
and it was nearly dark when the party
returned to the hotel and prepared to
take train back for Chattanooga.
At 6 o'clock the party, headed by Gen
erals Rosecrans, Boynton, Fullerton and
Grosvenor, came to Chattanooga, and
the first day of the reunion was at an
During the day the old engine "Gen
eral" was pulled out to Chickamauga.
There it was photographed. Conductor
Fuller, who had charge of the train
when it was captured during the war,
with Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Gracy and a
few others, was on board. The photo
graphing of the old engine created much
During the afternoon the committee
on time and .place of holding the next
meeting decided to recommend Cleve
land. December, 1808, was named
as the time.
General J. : S. Fullerton was named to
deliver the address at that time.
Friday's meeting was called together
at the old Dyer house on the battlefield,
which is now headquarters for the park
The Illinois citizens and ex-soldiers
will meet Friday night in the city at 7
p. m.
Although most of the veterans went
to Chickamauga a number stayed - in
Chattanooga. They took in all points of
interest around the city. The mountain
came in for its share, and a large number
viewed the place where the battle above
the clouds is fictitiously supposed to
have taken place.
One of the humorous things was the
manufacture of relics. , Small boys beat
two bullets together, readily disposed of
the result, telling the buyers that the
Siamese, appearance was due to their
having met in mid-air. Others Inserted
old minnie balls into carefully bored
holes in small pieces of wood, the date of
whose birth was some years posterior to
the war. Everything went and nobody
kicked at the fraud, mainly because no
body knew any bettor.
In the evening disposition was hur
riedly made of supper at the various
hotels, white ties were hauled out and
veterans made spruce and tidy in an
ticipation of the meeting at the Stone
church. All of the general officers with
most all of the veterans in attendance,
went home Friday.
General Rosecrans, with Colonol
Conrad, Lioutennnt Conrad and a num
ber of other gentlemen go to Washing
ton city to attend the Grand Army en
campment, and Friday's work was put
through with a rush.
It May Be False.
El Paso, Tex., Sept. 17. The report
ed capture of the Dalton brothers is
probably without foundation. Ex-Governor
Ross, of New Mexico, telegraphs
from Doming that nothing has devel
oped to justify the report, and so far as
he has been able to learn the Dalton
brothers and their gang of train robbers
have not been seen in the territory.
Similar telegrams have been received
from various points in New Mexico.
A the christening oi a Hungarian bane,
near Morrisdale, Pa., whisky was tree as
water. One of the drunken Huns, while
walking about the room,tumbled and
fell on the child. Instantly crushing the
life out of it
Acting Secretary Chandler has ordered
the payment of $100,000, authorized by con
gress, as an indemnity to the Sioux Indians
for 5,000 ponies taken by the government
some years ago during an Indian outbreak
in the northwest.
Lending Canadian papers are nrging the
necessity of constructing a canal between
LakeJirie aiM4ikeSt. Clair. This would
maks Canada independent of the United
States in respect to the canals and save 130
miles of waterway.
The Negotiation of "Rogue" Bonds a
, Regular and "Legitimate" Business
In Threadneedle Street Dealers Hare
Agents in America and on the Continent.
Special Correspondence.
London, Aug. 25. London enjoys the
unenviable reputation of boing tho great,
and indeed I may add the only, market
in the world for the disposal of stolen
bonds, share certificates and scrip of
every description. Incredible though it
may appear, the transactions in this par
ticular class of pluuderare carried on
with the utmost publicity and without
any danger of interference on the part
of the English ivnthoritios. This strange
immunity is due to the peculiar and
fortunately unique regulations of the
London Stock exchange and to the Eng
lish law on the subject of stolen scrip;
which permits a thief to give a good and
legal title to bonds which he has ob
tained by crime, and to the ownership
of which he has therefore no legal title
himself. According to this statute, tho
stolen bonds can be recovered by the po
lice only if the actnal thief is captured
with thorn in nia possession. But from
the moment v that he has transferred
them to any third party, then recovery
by law becomes impossible. i
Few people save the police, the bank
robbers and the members of the London
Stock exchange are awcre of these facta,
But it seems to me that the mat ter should
be made more widely known, in erder
that public pressure from every quarter
of the civilized world may be brought to
bear upon the British government with
the object of inducing the latter to amend
its laws in accordance with the dictates
of commercial honor and probity.
It was but last year that a British
court of justice, presided over by the lord
chief justice of England, affirmed once
more the existence of this extraordinary
law, according to which stolen bonds
constitute a valid exchange and a ne
gotiable instrument on the London
stock market They remain so even if
qualified by a public notification f es
toppel by the government or concern
which has originally issued them. Ac
cording to the sworn testimony of the
president of the London Stock exchange,
given during the course of the trial in
question, it is beyond the power of that
institution to take cognizance of any es
toppel or a bond.
If the latter is genuine that is", not a
forgery and if it is not nominal, but
negotiable by tranbfer to bearer, the
London Stock exchange does not con
sider itself to bo at liberty to step into
the place of the issuing government or
concern and to alter its character. It
does not even consider it to be necessary
that the vender of a stolen and stopped
bond should inform tho jrarcliasor of its
true character. Nor has the party who,
having given an order to a broker for
the purchase of bonds, recoives scrip
which has been stolen and stopped any
legal right to refuse delivery thereof. .
It is easy to understand that with
ethics such as these prevailing in the
greatest commercial center of the uni
verse, and tolerated by the law of tho
land, a new and powerful impetus
has been given to the profession of bond
robbery. In former days, before the Brit
ish tribunals had affirmed this state of af
fairs, bank burglars never stolo anything
in the nature of bonds, securities, stocks
and shares. They were deterred by the
difficulty of disposing of them, and re
garded thorn not only as useless, but
even as dangerous. Their entire atten
tion waa devoted to tho specie and bank
notes. Nowadays, however, tho bank bur
glar makes a point of carrying off every
scrap of paper on which ho is able to lay
hands, and the entire package is at once
conveyed to London either by the thioveu
themselves or else by the resident agents
of the London dealers in "rogue bonds,"
as stolen paper is denominated in Thread
needle street ,
These agents are stationed in almost
every important city of the continent oi
Europe and of America. At Paris they
mostly haunt the cafes in tho neighbor
hood of . the Elysee Montmartre. - In
New York they frequent certain well
known purlieus of Fulton street The
London principals, for whom they act
and in whose employ they all stand, are
either outside that is, curbstone brok
ers, money changers or lawyers. Many
of the latter affect to belong to the old
school of family solicitors, wear white
cravats, swallowtail coats, and transact
their business in stolen bonds with
much unction and outward semblance,
of respectability. One of them is known
to have had as much as $200,000 wort n
Of stolen bonds pass through his hands
last year during the space of one month.
Whenever any bond robbery takes
place nowadays and they have enor
mously increased in number and im
portance of late the victims of the
theft and the police commence by de
voting all their energies toward pre
venting the Stolon scrip from leaving
tho country and from reaching London.
Failing this they endeavor to arrest the
actual thief with the plunder in his pos
session before he has had time to dis
pose of it to his dealer. There are
thieves who have been captured, to
gether With their booty, while in the act
of entering the door of the dealer. Wore
the police to have awaited for them to
emerge before making the arrest they
would have been unable to recover the
stolen property, for from the moment
that it has been transferred by the
thieves to a third party it is placed be
yond the reach of the law and the
So thoroughly do the latter realize
this that, from the very instant that
they have acquired the conviction that
the stolen scrip has been conveyed to
London, they at once advise the victim
to abandon all further attempts to re
cover his vanished property by legal
process. They assert that it would only
involve an entirely useless outlay of
money without the slightest chance of
success. Instead they counsel the vic
tims to come to terms with tne iiinglun
receiver of their stolen stocks. "Nego
tiate with the persons to whom tho
thieves have transferred your scrip,"
advise tho police; "that is your only
chance of recovery."
This somewhat startling advice on the
part of the police is almost invariably
followed, and the police even go so far
as to give the victim the names of sev
eral solicitors or lawyers in London
who, if they have not the stolen prop
erty in their possession, at l;ant know
where it is and are acquainted with tho
character of the negotiations to be
adopted for ita restitution. Nor is it
necessary to apply to thu police for the
Tljere'Saagkscf violets,!
a J I
Arja caj?s wfjero miners
And b&fjte trjfrt: dle coldert coin
known for IS years as the BEST 1
names or tnese Lionaon dealers in rogue
bonds. At Vienna, at Paris and at Ber
lin the names of these agents figure
openly in the official postofflce directory,
with the remark that their bureaus are
organized for the "search and recovery
of stolen scrip." They are invariably
ready in return for a fee proportionate
to the amount of the robbery to find out
the terms on which their principal, the
London dealer, is prepared to restitute
the stolen property.
These terms are nearly always tho
same. They consist' of half the face
value of the stolen bonds. Thus when
M. Burat, the well known Paris agent
de change or stockbroker, was robbed
some years ago of $150,000 worth of
bonds, he was compelled to pay $75,000
to a London firm of lawyers in order to
recover the possession of the scrip.
He complained bitterly to the French
and to the London police. But the lat
ter declared that, according to the terms
of the law and to the rule of the Stock
exchange, they were powerless to inter
fere, and that they were Itarcod to re
gard the offer made to M. Burat as a
mere commercial transaction to bo ac
cepted or to be - refused. Allard, the
banker of the Placo de la Bourse at
Paris, was obliged to ransom $30,000
worth of scrip which had beon stolen
from him by a payment of $10,000 to a
London broker. Rodriguez, the money
chunger of the Rue de la Paix, where so
many American tourists get their money
changed, was obliged to pay $10,000 for
the recovery of $80,000 worth of bonds
of which he had been robbed, and I
could cite any number of other cases of
the same kind. .
The large harvest reaped by these
London dealers in stolen bonds during
the last decade, and the ease with which
they have obtained the sums demanded
for the restitution of the scrip, and the
legal immunity which they have en
joyed, havo contributed to enormously
increase the number of bond robbers all
over the civilized world. Thefts of this
character have become more frequent,
more extensive and more considerable
than formerly, and the condition of af
fairs has become so serious that Ger
many, Austria, France and Italy are
about to bring diplomatic pressure upon
Great Britain, with the object of induc
ing her to modify the laws which have
converted London into the greatest mar
ket iu the world for stolen bonds. .
At Homestead, fa., the advisory board
issued a statement In which it asserts that
developments during the present week
have proved exceedingly favorable to tho
union, aide, so far as the operation of the
plants is concerned. ! At the mill it was
given out that the plant was being oper
ated as usual.
The government has been sustained by
the United States court of appeals at Bos
ton In the celebrated goat's hair case. The
decision is of vast importance, iuvolving
many millions of dollars and affecting the
rights of manufacturers and importers all
over the country. The ruling sustains the
duty of twelve cents a pound.
Major Randall, of the Fourth infantry,
U. S. A., made formal application to the
Chicago park board for uiKhty acres' space
in Washington park for the encampment
of 250 West Point cadets and two battal
ions of infantry, one of cavalry and one of
light artillery, regular United States army
troops, from April 1 to Oct. 81, 1S93. The
board held, however, it must reserve Wash
ington park free for the use of the public
during the occupancy of Jackson park by
the world's fair, and the request was de
nied. Rev. John Bartlett, a young Congrega
tional missionary to Japan, declared -at a
minister's meeting in Chicago that the
missionaries were held in contempt, and
that the KnKlish and American merchants
stirred up the feeling Against the mission
aries as much as any class. Said he of Sir
Edwin Arnold: "His conduct In Japan, If
enlarged upon, would not be tolerated in
America. It might be at the gay European
courts, and he would have been particu
larly welcome at tho Iterations court of
Louis XIV. These are facts and not based
on mere rumor."
A Mob of Strikers Dispersed by Bayonets
and Several Injured. '
Brumielb, Sept 17. At Gramnont, in
east Flanders, a serious affray occurred
between the police and militia, on the
one side, and factory strikers on the
other. The strikers attacked some
workingmen who had taken their places
end the police went to the rescue of the
men who were assailed.
The strikers then tnrned furiously
against the police and a severe struggle
followed, in which the police were near
ly worsted. The military were then
called out. The rioters were ordered to
disjwrse, bnt stubbornly held their
ground. Then the military charged
with fixed bayonets and wounded
number of the strikers. The mob seeing
and feeling that the soldiers were in
earnest, disnersed.
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