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KIDNAPPED THE KID.|
A. Bold Outrage Committed in Broad !
Daylight on the Streets of
Convict Pish Gives "Way to Tears When
Taking Leave of His
Fort Wayne, Ind., Artels Its Quota to
tlie Bad Record of Burris,
Seven Persons Injured by an Ex- I
plosion in a New Yorlc
A Bold Kidnappings Sclienie.
Special to the- Globe.
Boston, Oct. 30. —What appears to have
Iteen a most serious attempt at abduction, a
la Charlie Boss, was neatly frustrated on
Tremont street to-day. The wife of Mr.
A. C. J. Pope, a bookkeeper at No. 08
Bummer street, accompanied by her four
year-ukl boy, went into a market on Tre
luont street, near their home. The
boy remained about the door playing,
and when the lady came out he was uot
ia sight Upon making inquiries of the
}>ci)]»](' in the vicinity as to whether they had
Been him, she was told that two men. rough,
both in dress and manner, had come
piong and seeing the boy had stopped
end held a consultation. Having evidently
decided upon something, they approached
the boy and showed him a stick of
candy. Naturally, the little fellow went
for it, and in this way they
succeeded in enticing him away from the
store. When last seen they were walking
up Tremont street with the little
fellow between them, who seemed
happy and contented, sucking the
stick o£f — Hdy. The thoroughly fright
ened motrfOT, not knowing what else to do,
boarded a car which was moving in the
direction taken by the kidnappers and
keeping a close watch of the sidewalks as
she rode. After going about a mile Mrs.
Pope caught sight of the men and her boy,
and jumping from the car, she made a rush
for them. The men saw her coming,
and seizing the boy, who struggled and
yelled,they carried him into a house near at
hand. Mrs. Pope rushed after them and
was just about to enter when her
sou came running and crying out
and flew directly into her loving and
protecting arms. One of the men came
out after him to seize and carry him back.
He had set the boy down in
the hallway, when the little fdiow
made a dash for the door to go to
his mother and got away. Mrs. Pope in
dignantly asked the man, who was ill
dressed and of brutal mien, what he meant
by abducting her sou. The brazen
rascal pretended that the boy was
lost and that he and his companion had
picked him up. '• You ought to give us a
reward for finding him?" said he. "If you
had your just reward," returned Mrs. Pope,
"You would be in prison for this." The
fellow then slunk back in the house, and
Mrs. Pope was so overjoyed at recovering
hei- lost treasure that she did not
think to inform the police of the
affair. The affair was one of the boldest
that has occurred here for some time, the
whole thing being done in broad daylight,
on a crowded thoroughfare, and almost
Under the eyes of the mother.
3>Ir. Visit Returns to Auburn.
Special to the Globe.
New Yobk, Oct. 30.—James D. Fish
was taken to Auburn on the train which
left the Grand Central depot at 10:30 a. m.
He passed a sleepless night in his room
at Murray Hill hotel. The scene at the
depot when he bade his young daughter
adieu was affecting. Father and child were
in tears. "Good-bye, my child," said the
old man, "be brave for my sake." The
young lady was too deeply affected to reply.
The crowd in the waiting room, which had
a few moments before looked disdainfully
at the aged prisoner, seemed to relent. "It
is hard for such an old man to go to jail,"
6aid one and there were various nods of ap
proval. The assistant district attorney hur
ried Fish aboard the cars. Before the train
left Fish said to a reporter, "lam satisfied
to go back to Auburn, for I know that vil
lain Ward is also in the grasp of the law.
1 blame him alone for all that has been
credited to me. I never took a penny of
anyone's money and whoever says so tells
a falsehood. 1 made several bad mistakes
and that was all."
ISiirris' Crime in Ft. Wayne.
Ft. Wayne, Ind., Oct. 30. —Burris, the
murderous assailant of Mrs. Key. Goode
and Miss Lillian Walters of Chicago, was
a clerk In n drug store in this city. Jn the
fall of 1S77, one Satur
day evening, he called
at a Chinese laundry
and asked for his wash
ing. On failing to pre
sent the ticket or check
the Chinaman present
refused to surrender
his clothes. He then
made threats to shoot
them if they did not
promptly produce his
clean linen, whereupon
one of the celestials,
A. J. bubbis. drew a pistol. Bur
ris shot both the Chinamen down, wound
ing one in the shoulder and the other in the
head. After a precarious prostration of
live months the wounded Mongolian recov
ered. Burris was acquitted on the ground
of self-defense, a bullet hole through the
lapel of his coat being considered sufficient
evidence of the fact.
BEFORE A JUSTICE.
Chicago. Oct. 30.—Asba J. Burris, who
6hot two female clerks Thursday afternoon,
was arraigned this morning before a justice
of the peace. The hearing was postponed
for ten days. His victims are still alive,
but their physicians will express no opinion
as to the probability of their recovery.
Explosion in aLaundrjr.
New Yobk, Oct. 30. —A steam drum in
Robert's laundry at 324 West Sixth street
exploded this morning. A number of young
women employed in the laundry were
scalded by the escaping steam before they
could get to the street. The following
were taken to the hospital more or less in
Mary Herrick, 16 years old; Minnie Callon,
15 years; Kate Murphy, 15 years: Ethel
Frnser. li> years; Margaret Bowers, 16 years,
and William Dooley, IS years.
When the explosion occurred many girls
were at work near the machine. The
whole apparatus fell in a heap, drawing
with it the benches on which the girls sat.
The room was rilled with escaping steam,
and windows and furniture were shattered.
The fire department was called out and res
cued the girls. Margaret Brown, who re
sides at First avenue and Thirty-third
street, was so badly scalded that it is
thought she will die. The other girls are
terribly burned and the hospital authorities
regard tf%ir conditions as dangerous. A
boy. William Dooley, was also injured and
Harrisonbueg, Va., Oct. 30.—The
most terrific rain storm known in the valley
for years began here yesterday and contin
ued tilt past midnight. More water fell in
eighteen hours than has fallen alJ together
all together in two years previous. High
water prevails everywhere, and washouts
on the valley branch of the Baltimore &
Ohio railroad have delayed all trains. The
mountains west of this place were covered
with snow this morning.
Port Huron, Mich., Oct. 80.—A north
aale prevailed last night, blowing at the
rate of thirty-eight miles per hour. The gale !
is now going down and it is very cold. A \
vessel is reported ashore on the Canadian
side above this point.
Whitehall,, N. Y., Oct. 30.—It is now
snowing hard at all points in the Cham
plain valley. The mercury stands at :>1
degrees. Many steamers are wind-bound
on the lake.
Maxiwaki, Quebec, Oct. 30.—There
was three inches of snow here this morning.
The weather is cold and blustery.
Richmond, Va., Oct. 30. —A heavy rain
during the past twenty-four hours has
caused the greatest flood known in the past
live years on the Western and Lexington !
branch of the Richmond & Alleghany rail
road. A trestle at South river was washed
away, and a mixed train on the Allegheny
road was wrecked. Engineer Williams!
and a fireman are missing and believed to ]
be killed. All passengers are safe. The
Shenandoah Valley road is in trouble at
about the same point.
Richmond. Va., Oct. 30.—The high
waters from above have reached Richmond,
and to-night the wharves in the lower part
of the city are submerged. No serious
damage is anticipated, as reports from above
Columbia show that the water is falling.
Everything along the river front has been
removed beyond the danger line. The
Rappahannock river is reported greatly
swollen, and 81,000 damage done at Fred
Toronto, Ont., Oct. 30. —Reports from
various parts of Ontario state that the
weather is cold and stormy. Five inches of
snow fell in some places.
New York, Oct. 30. —A cold wind has
been blowing from the north to-day and a
light snow began falling here about 9
Suicide of an Insane Criminal.
Boston, Oct. 30. —John Talbot, alias
Otto Funk, aged 23 years, was found dead
in his cell this morning in the police station
at Old Cambridge, where he had been ar
rested for stealing books. He had com
mitted suicide by taking poison. Talbot's
career has been a downward one. While a
student at the university at Chicago he en
deavored, by laying a train of dynamite, to
blow up the building and destroy the col
lege generally. At the same time he had
been stealing books from the Chicago pub
lic library, and for both of these crimes he
was brought into a court of justice on the
ground of insanity. He was sent to an
asylum, from which he escaped soon after.
This was a year or so ago. At the open
ing of the divinity school at Harvard, Tal
bot presented himself for admission, having
with him several letters signed by influen
tial men of Chicago. These letters all bore
date of 1S85, but a close inspection revealed
the fact the five were forged, the original
date being 1SS3. For some time books
have been missing from the Harvard library
but not until now could the culprit be defi
nitely placed. Sergt. llarriman yesterday
found in Norton's woods, at the rear of the
Agassiz museum, sacks containing 150
volumes, all bearing the stamp of the li
brary. At the express office in Harvard
square were found twenty-five more books
tied up and ready for shipment. Other
stolen property was found, which he had
taken from a physician. When discovered
this morning the body was still warm, lying
crosswise upon the trunk. Upon the floor
of the cell was found a piece of yellow
paper upon which was written:
"Mr. Peabody, will you please forward my
trunk to uiy sister. Bertha Tabel, No 47 West
Blaekhawk street, Chicago, 111."
This bore no signature. The unfortunate
young man has figured under the name of
Otto Funk, alias J. A. Helbut, alias Otto
Boheimse. "v "- *
A ncnagericin an Uproar.
Special to the Globe
New York, Oct. 30.—The Grand Street
museum in Brooklyn was the scene of a
terrific encounter between an elephant and
a vicious black mane lion early this fore
noon. The lion was once the property of
Coup, and two years ago killed two leopards
within one week, while the circus was in
Missouri. The elephant occupied a stall next
to the lion's cage,and occasionally poked his
trunk into the cage and pulled the tail of
the lion until the latter roared with pain.
At 2 o'clock this morning Keeper George
Goodwin heard a commotion in the menag
erie department and rushed in to find the
elephant loose and pounding savagely at the
lion's cage, the animals being frantic to get
at each other. Goodwin and several as
sistants tried in vain to secure the ele
phant, until Goodwin forced an iron prong
into its mouth and caught it in its tongue,
and for a moment held the beast while the
assistants secured his legs with ropes. The
wildest uproar was made by the other ani
mals in the menagerie and for a little while
it looked as if a general escape would be
effected. The lion's hind legs are dislocated
and he will be killed, while the elephant is
badly hurt. Goodwin and two of his as
sistants were taken to the hospital seriously
Boomers Must Get Out.
Leavenwortii, Kan., Oct. 30. —Gen.
Miles, commanding the department of the
Missouri, with headquarters at Ft. Leaven
worth, has received official information that
about four thousand well-armed and
equipped men are on their way to Okla
homa territory, under the leadership of
Capt. Couch, and announce their determi
nation to fight, if necessary, for possession
of the land. Capt. Couch has organized a
staff and the main body of the boomers are
marching with military precision and de
termination. They expect to occupy the
lands and hold them until congress declares
them open for settlement. Some of the
invaders have already reached Oklahoma
and staked out claims and put up signs,
"No trespassing allowed on this farm."
Gen. Miles has ordered Maj. Sumner to
proceed to Oklahoma and eject those there
and head off and put out any on the way.
Maj. Sunnier can utilize, if necessary,
1,200 regular troops at Fts. Reno and Sill.
Results of PernicioitM Iteadinc.
Graham, Tex., Oct. 30.—In the crimi
nal court to-day the case of Jesse W. Jones,
the sixteen-year-old stage robber, was
called. By the advice of his counsel, Jones
pleaded guilty to robbing the mails, and
was sentenced to ten years in the Chester
penitentiary. Jones had read the life of
Jesse James. He ran away from home,
and robbed two stages. When captured he
told the officers he intended organizing a
band that would surpass the James gang,
and give celebrity equal to that of Claude
Mrs. Walkup'S Trial.
Empobia, Kan., Oct. 30. —In the contin
uation of Mrs. Walkup's cross-examination
to-day, Mr. Steery occupied the forenoon
session. The witness could not be forced
to contradict herself in important matters.
The counsel treated her courteously
throughout. She said she slept up
stairs one night, that of the
fire, though she could not fix the night, and
to a large number of questions she could
not give a definite answer for lack of clear
recollections of the events. The remain
ing testimony will probably consume the
remainder of this week.
Special to the Globe.
Omaha, Oct. 30.—The identity of the
assailant of Street Car Driver Woobridge
was established by the coroner's jury as
Walter Ruckle, aged 19. Ruckle was
originally a Montana cowboy. Woobridge
Washington, Oct. 30.—Edward C.
Bain, a messenger of the National Metro
politan bank of this city, left that institu
tion early this morning to make his usual
daily collections from the other city banks.
In a few hours he returned and informed
the cashier that he had lost the wallet,
containing the money he had collected,
ST. PAUL, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 31, 1885.—TWELVE PA"GES.
which amounted to 520,100. Before in
forming the cashier of his loss, Bain drew
from the bank Si,800, which he had on de
posit there, and handed it to his sister, to
whose house he had gone as
soon as ■• he . missed the money
and who accompanied him back to the bank.
The money was in 5100 and 550 notes. Al
though Bain claims to have lost the pocket
book containing the collections, the general
supposition is that it was stolen
from him by. some clever pickpocket.
He claims to have taken the
pocketbook from his inside pocket and put
it in the hip-pocket of his pantaloons while
in the city postoffice,- where he went to get
the mail, when he had made all his col
lections, and to have missed it after he
had gone about a block from the
postofiice. Bain has been in the employ of
the bank only a few months. He is a
cousin of the Bain Bros, of the defunct
Exchange bank of Norfolk, Va. He
was taken to police headquarters
and put through a severe examination and
then allowed to go. The . bank officials
have offered a reward of $-2,500 for the re
covery of the money. -
MISS OYSTER WAS NO CLAM. 0
Failing to Obtain the Consent of Her
Parents, Sue Marries Regardless.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Oct. 30,—During the last
month the Washington churches have
been the scene of numerous wed
dings. Last evening a runaway
match was made under cover of a fashion
able wedding which took place at Foundry
church. The Rev. Byron Sunderland, pas
tor of the Presbyterian church, officiated at
the' runaway match. The wed
ding at Foundry church was
that of Mr. William Boyd to Miss
McKnight. They had invited numerous
friends and relatives; among their acquaint
ances who concluded to be present were
Miss Mariam Oyster, the daughter of
a leading commission merchant
of this city, and Mr. ■ Jessie
B. Rutherford, a salesman in a large fur
niture warehouse. Mr. Rutherford is a
neighbor of Miss Oyster, and has been pay
ing his addresses to her for a long time.
Last spring he called at her father's house
and invited her to accompany him . to
the Foundry church wedding. Unsuspect
ingly the elders consented to the departure
of the youngest daughter, littie dreaming
of; the surprise she was preparing for
them. When about half way to the
Foundry church Miss Oyster's escort
suggested that they should be married, as
he had procured a marriage license, and to
this she promptly consented. Dr. Sunder
land's house on C street was the objec
tive point of young Rutherford,
and thither the twain proceeded.
There ... was . nothing . irregular in
the proceeding, and when the legal certifi
cate was produced the minister tied the knot
for the two young people. After this
incident they proceeded to the Foundry
church wedding, where a brother of
the bride was one of the ushers.
He accommodated the family with his
choice seats, unconscious of an addition to
his list of relatives. Miss Oyster did not
return in the evening, but waited until
this morning before acquainting her fam
ily with what had taken place. Her
father was angry and refused to bless them
after the orthodox fashion, consequently th
groom was compelled to take his bride to
his bachelor apartments, around the
corner from her father's house.
The marriage license was not
procured until too late for. insertion in the
morning papers, and the first intimation
that \ the friends of the young couple
had " "of their escapade . was t!us aft
ernoon >.;. when the license list was
published. Both the parties are well known,
the groom being the son of a retired army
officer, while the father is one of the best
known and substantialbusiness men of the
District of Colembia.
GEN. JKtcCLGLLAN'S FUNERAL.
Monday Next Selected as the Day--
No Military Demonstration.
New York, Oct. 30.— has been defi
nitely arranged that the funeral of Gen.
McClellau will take place at 10 o'clock on
Monday morning from the Madison Avenue
Presbyterian church. In accordance with
the request of Mrs. McClellan, there will be
no military demonstrations, although all
the veterans who served under the general
have been invited to the funeral. The
Rev. Dr. Parker will conduct the simple
services of the dead, and no eulogy will be
pronounced. The pall bearers thus far se
lected are • Gen. W. S. Hancock, Gen.
Joseph E. Johnston, Gen. Martin T. Mc-
Mahon, Gen. Fitz John Porter, Gen. W. B.
Franklin, Hon. H. C. Kelsey and Col. E.
H. Wright of Newark. The interment
will take place in the family plot at Tren
ton on the same day. Mrs. McClellan has
received telegraphic messages of condolence
from Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, Gov. Pat
tison of Pennsylvania, W. W. Story, the
sculptor of Rome, Marquis De Torrigini of
Italy, and many other distinguished peo
ple. Gen. Thaler has placed the first divis
ion of the National guard at the services of
Gen. McMahon to act as military escort,
but the offer, in compliance with Mrs. Mc-
Clellan's wishes, was declined with many
thanks. The army of the Potomac will
send representatives to the funeral.
AN OFFICIAL MESSAGE.
..-. Harrisbxjrg, Oct. 30.—The flag on the
capital has been ordered at half-mast out of
respect to the memory of the late Gen.
McClellan, and the following message was
sent to his widow from the executive de
Mrs.. George McClellan, Orange, N. J.—
Sincerest sympathies in your sudden afflic
tion. The general' record shared by you,
his wife and comforter, is the country's as
well, and all mourn with you.
Robert E. Pattison.
New York, Oct. 30.—Many theatrical
and other persons attended the sale to-day
of John McCullough's wardrobes
and stage belongings. Mary An
derson's brother, Joseph, was there
and bought for his sister the
crown worn by Macready, purchased by
Dion Boucicault in London and by him pre
sented to McCullough. J. W. Collier
bought the play "Metamora" and rights
for 5125. William F. Johnson of
Philada bought the exclusive right to the
"Gladiator" for $1,500 and the "Broker of
Bagota" for 5100. Most of the costumes
were purchased by theatrical costumers
at . low prices. Only two sales
were made for more than
$100, and they were those already referred
to. Large bundles of incidental music,
manuscript plays, prompt books, etc., were
bought for 51, §2 and 85. A dagger pre
sented by Salvini to McCullough brought
S15, and a Macbeth dagger
presented to Edwin Forrest, sold for
521.50. Sandals, feathers, crosses, wigs,
make-up boxes, Roman shirts - and other
articles used by Mr. McCullough in the
different characters which he played, were
purchased for little or nothing, as souvenirs.
National \V. C. T. V.
Philadelphia, Oct. —The eleventh
annual convention of the National Woman's
Temperance union began here to-day. The
proceedings began with prayer by Mrs.
Frances . L. Swift of Alleghany,
Penn., after which a telegram was sent to
Bishop Potter of New York, asking him to
forward the greeting of the union to Arch
deacon Farrar, "the classic temperance
writer of modern times." The annual ad
dress was delivered by President. Francis
E. Willard. - The headquarters of the union
were transferred from New' York to
Chicago. ] „ .. , -, • ■
Deputy Sheriff . Payne of , Colorado was:
killed at Galveston, Tex., by an unknown per
son lying 1 in ambush. Parks had accompanied
a young lady, from a ball,* and while 'crossing
a vacant lot on • his ■■] return,; was : fired; upon
with a shotgun, dying before he could make a
statement. B0K£9QSSS85$fl '■■'■' ''■-■'
George N. Baxter of Faribault Chosen
to Succeed Searles as United
Treasurer Jordan Shows the Sophistry of
Some of the Gory Statesman's
Speculation as to the Coming: Organ
ization of the House of Rep
Reorganization of the Civil Service
CoznmlsBion--The President Ex
plains His Order.
Another One Cared For.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Oct. 30.—It is stated with
confidence that the appointment of United
States district attorney for Minnesota will
be made to-morrow and his name will be
George N. Baxter of Faribault, PJce
county, a lawyer of fine attainments and
high standing. Mr. Baxter has been an
applicant, but in so quiet a way that he was
hardly considered as a real competitor for
the place. While nothing could be gleaned
here as to the positive influence which Mr.
Baxter was enabled to wield, it is said that
Kelly and Doran are responsible for his se
lection in a quiet way, and that their
action is explainable on the theory
that they had found it policy to placate the
young Democracy of Minnesota, which was
violently opposed to the appointment of
what they irreverently term that "old
rounder." Mort Wilkinson. It is thought
Col. Crooks of St. Paul will be the next
appointee in Minnesota, and that the sur
veyor generalship will be the- public trust
imposed upon him. The president goes
into seclusion to-morrow for one month,
but he has kindly announced that really
the heads of departments are the source of
all appointments, and it is thought the
place hunters w ill easily take this broad
hint, so the expectant ones in Minnesota
can take courage and look for some more
important appointments during the coming
IQfr. Jordan to Mr. Sherman.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Oct. 30. —Treasurer Jor
dan says that the statements made by Sen
ator Sherman concerning the financial con
dition of the treasury in his speech at Pe
tersburg, Va., last night are misleading or
absolutely false. With reference to the
statement that 81,300,000 had been applied
to the payment of non-interest-bearing cer
tificates instead of the extention of the pub
lic debt, Mr. Jordan says that Sherman
blames the present administration for not
doing a thing that he would not himself
dare to advocate—the application of sil
ver currency to the liquidation of the pub
lie debt. If Sherman, he says, would
advocate such a thing on' the
floor of the senate it would kill him
politically forever. Such a course would
injure the credit of the country and make
it impossible for the government to get
money except upon a very high rate of in
terest. If Sherman advocated this policy he
would be sent back to private life, as Thur
man was, when he changed his base on
[ finance. Sherman, Mr. J'ordau thinks,
I would not want to repeat this experience.
j As a matter of fact, he saj» he has put
i more silver dollars and more fractional cur
rency in circulation th&* anyone ever did
before him, and as to the exclusion of frac
tional currency from the country, he
says he follows the example of
Sec. Sherman and his predecessors.
"When 1 came into office," he says, "the
amount of fractional currency in the treas
ury was its maximum, and I have reduced
it so that now there is more circulation than
there ever has been before and I have put
more silver dollars in circulation. As to
there being any contraction of the currency
Mr. Sherman knows that is not true. It
has been simply changed from paper to that
of metal. Far from the department being
run upon Mr. Samuel J. Tilden's policy of
a sins-le gold standard, what had been done
was directly opposite to his ideas. He was
opposed to the calling in of the §1 and $2
The House Reorganization.
Special to the GloDe.
Washington, Oct. 30.—The rather
curious feature of the present season is the
lack of gossip regarding the reorganization
of the house of representatives. Usually
at this distance from the date of reorgan
ization there is a great hubbub over the
matter and a score of men are scrambling
for the places. This time, however, you
hardly hear the matter talked of, and when
it is there is a general acquiesence in the
belief that nearly or quite all the old officers
will succeed themselv*. Let us run over
the list; Speaker Carlisle will probably have
no opposition for the place. This is so well
understood that Mr. Carlisle, who is
really a very modest man recently went so
far as to say in a letter since published,
that as he was to be speaker of the r.ext
house, he was not formulating any plans
regarding his own course on the silver ques
tion. Nobody seems to have any doubt
about the selection of Mr. Carlisle for the
place. As to the clerkship. Gen. Clarke,
the present clerk, will probably be re
elected. If there are any other candidates
for the place they have not developed. He
is a pretty good worker and has been here
some time and manages to catch every
Democratic congressman who comes to
town and make his calling and election
sure. Clarke is a fellow of a good deal of
WAS DIVOBCED FBOM HIS "WIFE
some four or five years ago under very pain
ful circumstances. He had a cousin in con
gress also of the name of Clarke, and one
day shortly after divorce proceedings had
ended, Gen. Clarke, the present clerk, got
into a car, as was his custom, to go to the
capitol to attend the session of the court.
Among the passengers was a rather talka
tive old gentleman, a member of congress
from one of the Eastern states. He shook
Gen. Clarke warmly by thje hand, and re
marked in a cheerful way: "I see
that your cousin has been having
some bad family troubles; been
getting a divorce from his ■wife."
"Oh," said the general, without moving a
muscle of his face, although he knew he
was the target for every eye in the car.
"Yes," resumed the old man in his cheer
ful way, "seems to be a pretty bad case. 1
was very sorry to hear it, too. Beautiful
woman, very smart," and he rattled away
with a string of comments which might
have been appropriate if relating to a case
with which the general was entirely discon
nected, but especially painful since it was
the divorced man into whom he was firing
all this. Everybody in the car who knew
the circumstances eot hot and uncomforta
ble, but the general was apparently
AS COOL AS A MAY MORNING,
and the old man was allowed to relate on
until he had exhausted the subject when he
switched off on to some other topic and
Clarke escaped. For sergeant-at-arms, it
appears that Mr. Leedom is pretty sure of
re-election. He is said to have the written
pledge of 107 members and as there are
few antagonists he will probably pull
through without much difficulty. The
chief opposition to Leedom is from Ben Le
fevre and some other Ohio people. Ben
tried a large scheme, endeavoring to get a
candidate from every Ohio Democratic dis
trict hi Ohio, believing that if he could di
vide up the Ohio delegation he would be
able to throw Leedom off the track. He is
down on Leedom because he failed to ap
point Ben's brother deputy sergeant-at
arms, giving the place to Ike Hill instead.
Leedom is not likely to have as hard a race
as he had two years ago. Then John G.
Thompson was against him, and as the two
candidates come from the same state
IT WAS AGKEED BETWEEN THEM
that they should leave their fight to the
state delegation to settle and abide the
results. The case trembled in the balance
for a considerable time, but finally Ben
Lefevre was authorized to cast Mr. Fol
let's vote for Leedom, and he was selected
as the unanimous choice of the Ohio dele
gation. He seems not likely to have much
of a struggle this time. For the position of
doorkeeper to succeed the lamented Jim
Wintersinith, the race seems to be between
Sam Donaldson of Tennessee and John
Trainer of New York. Veteran observers
say that if the race were to come off to-day,
Donaldson would win. Trainer is a very
shrewd and keen-witted fellow, with a
Tammany training and backing, and there
is no telling what combinations he may
make. For postmaster, the present official,
Lycurgus Daltou of Indiana, will doubt
less be re-elected, as will also the
present chaplain, Rev. Dr. Lindsay.
The Civil Service Commission.
Washington, Oct. 30.—It is stated at
the White house to-day that the vacancies
on the civil service commission will not be
filled until after the president's return from
Buffalo on Wednesday or Thursday next,
and that no appointments as commissioners
have as yet been determined upon. Second
Comptroller Maynard, who has been men
tioned as a probable commissioner, says the
office has not been offered him, and he has
no aspirations whatever in that direction.
What the Ukase Really means.
Washington, Oct. 30.—It is said at the
White house to-day that the executive or
der of the president giving notice that he
will hereafter decline to see all persons
seeking official appointments, or their ad
vocates, and limiting to certain hours
on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
the time when he will grant interviews on
other public matters does not mean the ap
pointments are to be lessened, but it is in
tended to direct those who desire personal
interviews with the appointing power to
the proper heads of departments, whose
recommendations guide the president in his
appointments. These recommendations, it
is said, have in the past been invariably ob
served, and the interviews with applicants
and their friends have consumed almost the
entire time of the president and been of no
use to them or him.
Cleveland and UlcClellan.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Oct. 30.—Since the pres
ident found that he would have to recog
nize the civil service commission, he has re
peatedly said that if he could only have
Gen. McClellan on the commission he
should feel perfectly satisfied, and on
Wednesday last an intiniate friend of the
general spent some time at the White
house in conversation with the president,
and was requested by the latter to ascertain
if the general would accept a place on the
commission. That very night Gen. McClel
lan died. Col. Lamont said to-day that
the president had long entertained
a very high opinion of Gen.
McClellan, and who was of great service to
him when the president was governor of
New York. He had a strong desire to have
the general In his cabinet, but the fact that
a delegation of prominent New Jersey Dem
ocrats urged the appointment of Attorney
General Stockton made it seem impolite to
take some other citizen of New Jersey into
the cabinet. It was not decided what place
Gen. McClellan was to have if he went into
the cabinet. Subsequently the president
offered Gen. McClellan the mission to Rus
sia, and it was declined. It is universally
recognized that no better selection than
Gen. McClellan could have been made
for a civil service commissioner. Every
Democrat would have been entirely satisfied.
Restoring Government Land.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Oct. 30.—Commissioner
Sparks has just made a decision which, if
not reversed, will restore to the public do
main nearly 7,600 square miles, or 4,564,000
acres, of land, equal to the whole state of
Massachusetts, now claimed by the Atlantic
& Pacific liailroad company. The act
granting the land to this railroad company
provided for a line from Springfield, Mo.,
to the western boundary of the state, and
then to the head waters of the Colorado
Chiquite, and thence along the 36th par
allel of latitude, as near as may be found
suitable for a railroad route, to the Col
orado river, at such point as may be se
lected by.said company for crossing, thence
by the most practicable and eligible route
to the Pacific. The grant was twenty
alternate sections per mile on each side of
the road in the territories, and one-half
that in the states. The company has earned
no land in Colorado, for it has built no road
there, but it tiled with the secretary of the
interior in 1872, and with the commissioner
of the general land office in 1S74, maps of
its route, showing a line from Colorado
river across California to the Pacific ocean
at San Buena Ventura, and thence along
the coast in a northwesterly direction nearly
380 miles to San Francisco.
• Onr Weapons of Defense.
Washington, Oct. 30.—The annual re
port of Gen. Bennett, chief of ordnance,
United States army, is to-day made public.
Total expenditures of the bureau during
the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885, were
Sl.831,074. During the year 40,657 rifles,
carbines and shot-guns have been manufac
tured at the national armory. The in
creased interest in the regular army in tar
get firing and its results are referred to.
Gen. Bennett treats the question of the
state militia at some length, and urges that
inasmuch as the largest part of the availa
ble force of the country is to be made up of
this class more ample provision should be
made for the maintenance and effi
ciency of that body. He calls
attention to the unorganized condi
tion of the militia of the District
of Columbia, being made of separate com
panies with no general head, and suggests
that this should be remedied with a view to
a defense of the capital should an emer
gency arise. As to tho forging of heavy
cannon, he says he believes the iron men
of the country would undertake to get the
necessary plant in readiness within a year,
and that within eighteen months they could
begin to deliver the rough-finished forgings.
The American Farm in Corca.
Washington, D. C, Oct. 30.—Ensign
George C. Foulke, United States Navy,
charge d'affaires at Zonl, Corea, in a report
to the secretary of state, describes the
so styled "American farm" established by
the king of Corea in 18S3, upon the return
of the Corean embassy from the United
States. The farm is in a thrifty and flour
ishing condition. It was planted with
seeds presented to the embassy by the
American commission of agriculture. Last
year the entire crop was allowed to go to
seed after a very successful • season. Large
quantities of al 1 the varieties were obtained,
which were later distributed to more than
300 localities, accompanied by directions for
planting and use. The farming of these
sections this year has been very successful.
The American farm has been successfully
stocked with blooded animals from Cali
fornia, and Mr. Foulke believes but needs
the advice of a competent Western farmer
to become infinitely beneficial to that coun
Work of the Labor Bureau.
Washington, Oct. 30. —In his first an
nual report to the secretary of the interior
upon the operations of the labor bureau
since its establishment, Commissioner Car
roll D. Wright begins with a statement of
the organization of the bureau and a review
of the line of policy outlined for the con
duct of its investigations. The principal
features of that policy were a refusal to
recognize parties; that the bureau should be
disconnected from politics and from de
pendence on organizations, whether of
workingmen or of employers, and from the
support of economic theories, individual
views or class interests. The commissioner
believes that this policy generally has been
approved throughout the country. The inves
tigations outlined related to the questions of
industrial depression, involving a study of
their character, their causes, - and : whether
as to duration, severity and periodicity they
are all alike in the great producing coun
tries. Such an investigation included the
question of the influence of depressions on
the cost of living, the extent to which ; in
dustries are involved, the cost of production
as influenced by the use of machinery! and
other kindred questions. Between March
17 and June 27 twenty special agents were
appointed, and at the close of . the fiscal
year fifteen of these agents were '. actively
employed in the United States and five in
Europe collecting the information required.
The results of the investigations will be em
bodied in the first annual report of the bu
reau, which will be submitted early in the
Senator Cullom's Roseate Picture.
Special to the Globe.
Chicago, Oct. 30.—United States Sena
tor Shelby M, Cullom arrived at the Grand
Pacific hotel this., morning from lowa,
where he has beeu paying some attention to
Republican interests. Senator Cullom said
the Republicans would undoubtedly carry
lowa by a large majority, and that the pro
hibition fight of the Democrats would in
reality prove a set-back for them, as It did
ill Ohio. As to New York, Davenport had
a strong lead for the governorship, and
there was not the slightest danger of his
defeat unless the industrial classes should
go with the Democrats, and of this there
was no indication at present. Senator Cul
lom was asked if he apprehended a fight in
the senate this winter upon the president's
appointments, and he replied as follows: :
There will undoubtedly be objections raised
to the confirmation of some of the president's
laud appointees. It will not be a personal
onslaught, but the propriety of making some
changes that have been made will be ques
tioned in the same manner as has been cus
tomary under Republican administrations.
The spirit of the civil service reform law is
not observed by the removal of a Republican
on the charge of offensive partisanship and
the substitution of an equally offensive Dem
Mr. Vilas and the Special Delivery.
Chicago, Oct. 30.—Postmaster General
Vilas, en route from Wisconsin to Washing
ton, stopped long enough in Chicago yester
day afternoon to pay his respects to Post
master Judd. Gen. Vilas declined to be in
terviewed, but being asked to give an opin
ion concerning the probable special delivery
So far as the special delivery service has
been tested the results are gratifying, and
the indications are that it will become popu
lar, but it is still an experiment. It was in
stituted as an experiment, and a trial of one
month is not sufficient to warrant a predic
tion of its ultimate success or failure. It is
the intention of the department to make it a
success if possible, and to spare no effort that
is authorized by the law in that direction.
Gen. Vilas left for Washington on the
A Ruling- on Rice.
. Washington, Oct. 30.—Secretary Man
ning made a decision to-day which it is ex
pected will settle the Long Island differ
ences between the producers and importers
of rice. It is in effect that the rice im
ported by the Fowler Rice company of New
York per steamship Elba, Jnne 30, shall be
accepted as the standard of assimilated
rice flour dutiable at 20 per cent, ad val
orem. This ruling will not apply to car
goes now under way and which • may arrive
in % domestic ports on or before Nov. 20.
Such cargoes will be assessed under the old
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' A New Yorker Chosen.
Washington, Oct. 30.—Hon. William
E. Smith of New York has been appointed
assistant secretary of the treasury, in the
place of Charles E. Coon, resigned, to take
effect Nov. 10. Mr. Smith is a lawyer, about
40 years of age, and resides in Plattsburg,
with an office in New York city. He has
been a leader of what is known as the young
Democracy, and lias been identified with
the Tilden element of the party. In
1876 he was leader of his party in the New
York assembly, and was one of the influen
tial champions of Gov. Cleveland.
Exportation of Convicts.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Oct. 30.—A German
American who has been traveling in Europe
has been looking into the exportation of
convicts from Europe to this country, and
has found that in several places benevolent
societies exist for the purpose of aiding dis
charged convicts to come to this country
and start anew. The information he ob
tained has been laid before Assistant Secre
tary of State Porter and the state depart
ment will instruct our consuls and ministers
in Europe to investigate the subject more
thoroughly. Convicts, except for political
offenses, are excluded from this country by
an act of congress passed in 1882.
A Land Grant Decision.
Special to the Globe. • "
Washington, Oct. 30.—1n a recent de
cision Secretary Lamar holds that the
selection by a railroad company of lands
within its indemnity limits and certification
of the same to the state for the benefit of
the railroad company, divests the United
States of all jurisdiction over such lands.
This decision reverses the practice hitherto
prevalent in the general land office.
mint Expenses Reduced.
Washington, Oct. 30.— Kimball,
director of the mint, has reduced the esti
mate of appropriations for the mint service
for the next fiscal year over §210,000, as
compared with the estimates for the present
year and over $75,000 as compared with
the actual expenditures of the last year.
He says . that the actual expenditures
will be much less if the coinage of the
standard silver dollar is suspended by con
gress. ' -
Navy Promotions. * "
Washington, Oct. 30.—The death in
this city yesterday of Rear Admiral J. C.
P. De Kraft promotes Commodore John
Lee Davis, now commanding the Asiatic
fleet, to rear admiral. Commodore Will
iam De Treveteris now the senior commo
dore and will be promoted to rear I admiral
Feb. 18, 1886, on the retirement of Rear
Admiral Earl English, for age, and this
will promote Capt. A. E. K. Behham to
commodore, Commander George C. Ramey
to captain, and Lieutenant Commander
George F. F. Wilde to commander.
Secretary Whitney Entertains.
Washington, Oct. —This evening
Secretary Whitney gave a dinner at Worm
ley's to Sir Nathaniel Barnaby, the emi
nent - British naval constructor. Covers
were laid for twenty persons, and all the
guests were army and navy officers.
Washing-ton Waifs. .
United States Consul Wingate at Foo Chow
reports to the secretary of state that, after
careful inquiry, be is unable to ascertain that
any adulterated tea is sold to foreign nations,
there being stringent laws against its manu
facture and sale.
The commissioner of education has reported
the. establishment of two schools in Alaska
and has arrangements for starting several
The signal service class men now being
court-martialed at Fort Meyer will appeal to
the secretary of war.; •!;••;;
• Adjt. Gen. Drum in his annual report says
desertions from the army were 745 less this
year than last.
The Holman Indian commfttee has arrived
at Fort Reno.
The war department of Germany is engaged
in the work of improving r the; military estab
lishments, and ;is making •< arrangements to
furnish the army with the latest improved
rifles. slt has also ordered :an increased sup
ply of forage and rations, which, with V other
changes, will » render a necessary * an extra ex
penditure of 30,000,000 marks. V. ■ -■ ■ •
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ACHING- FOR BATTLE.
Bulgarian Forces Blockade the . Frontier
and Are Ordered to Shoot Any
Servian .Inhabitants' of Bulgaria Being
Harassed and Euthlessly Put
in Prison. .
Mrs. .Tarret, In the Armstrong Case,
Gives Some Very Bad Testi
Tn« "Would-be Assassin of M. Da
Freyclnet Pound to bo a
The Bulgarian Trouble.
London, Oct. 30.—1t is reported hera
that the Servian inhabitants of the Widdin
district of Bulgaria are! being harassed.
and often arrested while seeking a refuge
within Servian territory. The Bulgarian,
prisons are crowded with Servians who
have been taken into custody by the author
ities. Three hundred are incarcerated
in a mosque at Sofia and 200
at other places in the country. The agita
tion against Servia is approaching a climax,
lhe restoration of the status quo ante
means the ruin of Prince Alexander and.
the Bulgarian ministers. The opinion pre
vails in Bulgaria that the Balkan confer
ence will prove a failure. The country longs
tor peace, but it has enough money to
maintain an army during the winter with
out contracting loans. One-third of the
population of Servia are composed of Bul
garians, and the best soldiers in King Mi
lan's army are Bulgarians. It is officially
announced to-day that the Bulgarian forces
have blockaded the frontier and that the
omeers have issued orders to the men to shoot
any one they find crossing from Servia into,
-bulgaria. The Servian troops have been
ordered to reply in force in such an event
without awaiting special orders from the
commanding general or any other orders,
l hey have received carte blanche in the
premises. It is stated that bands of Bui-,
garians have commenced harassing Servian
Mrs. Jarret Breaks Down.
London, Oct. 30.—The trial of Mr.
Stead, editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, and
the other defendants in the Armstrong ab
duction, case was resumed to-day. Mrs.-
Rebecca Jarret, one of the. prisoners; con
tinued her testimony. Being pressed by
Justice Lopes to answer certain questions
during the cross-examination, she swore
that Mrs. Armstrong allowed her daughter
to go with her for immoral purposes, with
out having any idea as to what amount of
money she would get. She denied having
conducted herself immorally with the hus
band of Mrs. Ann Broughton, but admitted
having sent him an immoral message. Jus
tice Lopes here n cautioned Mrs. Jarret •
against not answering • honestly. Mrs. Jar
ret admitted that her letters contained
falsehoods, and said Mr. Stead gave her
£10 to procure Eliza. She believed that
the "Lily" of the Pall Mall Gazette's story
was Eliza. Mrs. Jarret, continuing said, ■
that she had once kept brothels, and that'
she had procured little girls for immoral ■
purposes. The witness here broke down
and wept copiously, being unable to proceed
for . some minutes. At the conclusion of
her examination the court adjourned.
The Would-Re Assassin.
Paris, Oct. The attempt made yes- .
terday to assassinate M. De Freycinet, the
minister of foreign affairs, continues to be
the uppermost topic of conversation. The
would-be assassin, whose name is Mattei,
is now supposed to be a lunatic. He says '
that he often called at the foreign office to
see M. De Freycinet to obtain "redress for
•alleged wrongs, but was refused an inter
view. Several employes at the foreign of
fice confirm this statement. M. De Frey«
cinet is positive that he never saw Mattei
or heard of his request.
M. De Freycinet has received congratu
lations from 30,000 persons on his escape
from assassination. He says he did nol
know he had so many friends.
The monetary conference is agreed on all
points except those relating to the resump
tion of free silver coinage at the end of fiva
years and the compensation. France and
Italy are to pay each other for silver passing
between these countries. j
Lord John Manners, postmaster general of
England, was to have delivered an address at
Leicester last night. When he attempted to
speak he was refused a hearing, and in the
confusion which ensued several . heads were
broken and many chairs smashed.
The Paris Gazette Diplomatique says that
Sir Henry Drummond Wolff, the British
special envoy, has concluded secret treaties
with the porte on other questions than those
relating to Egypt.
Augustus Edward Hobart Hampden, M. A.
earl of Buckinghamshire's dead.
Prof. Huxley has resigned: the presidency
of the Royal society on account of ill health.
He will be succeeded by Prof. Stokes.
King Alfonso has been ordered by his phy
sicians to take complete rest for a month.
James A. Dall, aged 28, committed suicide
The reported loss of the barge Eureka with
all on board is denied.
The steamer George O. Davis burned near
Cincinnati. Loss $40,000. Insured for $20 -
W. T. Simmons, a grain dealer of Sand
wich, 111., made an assignment. His liabili
ties are placed at $40,000; assets from £20
--000 to 830,000. '
There is considerable excitement in Omaha
over the charge that the poor-farm authori
ties have been selling pauper corpses to the
Pilots and engineers of the United States
have started a movement to have congress
refund the 810 license fee exacted from eaoh
by the government since 1869.
Counterfeit two-dollar bills. Dominion cur
rency, are in circulation. They are of the
date of June IS. 1878, and are marked payable
at Toronto. They are remarkable cleve*
" The switchmen's strike, on the Illinois Cen
tral railroad, ended last night. Supt. Jeffery
conceded to the men the same pay that
switchmen and helpers on other roads get
and pay for overwork.
The business f ailuresjoccurring throughout
the country during the past seven days in the
Uuited States were 174, and for Canada 27, or
a total of 201, as compared with 174 last week
and 166 the week previous.
Last night Lieut. Thurston of Company E,
Sixteenth infantry, located at Fort Mclntosh,
shot and killed Thomas Collins, proprietor I of
a saloon. As it was shown he acted in self
defense, he was released on nominal baiL "'■
Mrs. Morisini-Schelling-Hulskarap and an
other famous young woman known as Louise
Montague, the $10,000 beauty of Forepaugh's
show, will both appear in "A Mori," the next
opera at the Casino, New York, now. in re
The body of John Bardette. one of the vic
tims of the East Saginaw, Mich., bridge dis
aster, has been recovered, making the fourth. •
Two or three others are reported missing, and:.
it is believed there are a number of bodies
yet in the river..
The engine and tender of a - train on the '
Richmond &' Allegheny broke through a
trestle at South River, four miles below Lex
ington, last night. Engineer Williams and
Fireman Tyree were killed. None of the pas- r
sengers were injured.
• S. Davison has been appointed assignee of
the firm of C. W. Israel & Co., the suspended
bankers of Wichita Falls, Tex. No statement
of the firm's affairs ; has yet been mode, but
reliable parties place the liabilities at $115,000
and the assets at their face value. $160,000.
:In a recent decision in a suit ' tried in : Sep- " i
tembor last, wherein the Buffalo Lubricating j
Ore . company obtained judgment against >
Charles M. Everest and others, officers of the :
Standard company, the latter entered,, a:' de-.;;
murrei on technicalities ;> for I a '■■; stay of pro- >■
ceedings. : Judge ] Childs J; yesterday handed '■
down his decision, denying S the,: motion as > i
frivolous. ; - :;. ::.' \ :