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WATER EVERYWHERE. i Seven States Bordering on the Atlantic Suffering From an Aggravated Oase of Liquid Torment. ■■• v- Many Millions of Dollars' Worth of All Sorts of Property Destroyed by the Bagii--. Hoods. Mills, Factories, Houses, Streets and Railways Inundated and Bridges Swept Away. Five Hundred Boston People Forced J to Live in the Second Stories of Their Houses. Terrible Results of a Rainfall. Boston, Feb. 13. — The rainfall in this section is almost unprecedented. In this city the fall has been nearly six inches in two days, equal to the average fall of two months. A vast amount of minor damage has been done in many parts of New England, especially to roads and bridges, causing irksome delays to travel. At Foxboro, Mass., the dam at Freeman's woolen mill is gone, and the mill has been swept away. The Union straw works are flooded, and Canton Bros. & Bixlay's straw works are tottering. At Canton the Kingsley Iron works, the Washing ton mill and the Hevere Copper company's •works are more or less flooded and in dan ger of destruction. Outward traffic on the Boston & Providence railroad is suspended, owing to numerous washouts. By the bursting of the Stoneybrook sewer on Clay street. Boston Highlands, last night, caused by the confinement of Stoney brook within too narrow limits, a section of the city covering near a square mile was overflowed, flooding the basements of all the dwellings and stores, driving the residents into the upper stories and causing a loss of 1160,000. Several hundred families are affected, and several factories at Brockton and outlying land are flooded. Many mill basements are flooded and the loss is §50. 000. At Peabody the water is four feet deep on Washington street and the flood is the worst ever known. The loss will reach 5..00.000. In Middlesex county th" rivers and streams are higher than for ten years and many MILLS HAVE SHUT DOWN". At Taunton the Old Colony railroad re fuses to sell tickets to most points on its line. Business men are moving their stocks to a safe place. Over one hundred men are engaged in trying to save Morey's bridge dam. which, if lost, -will entail unprecedented ruin and disaster. A wall of rock and cotton waste has been erected LOO feet on each side, but the water is pouring over the road three feet deep. Some factories are in danger of floating. At East Weymouth every factory is closed. Whitman's pond dam is on the point of giving . way. This will flood the entire valley and the track of the flood is strewn with all manner of debris, including dead fowl and animals. At Concord, N. EL, and further north the telephone and telegraph wires are all down. There is great ruin and damage i on every hand. The snow is rapidly dis aDpearing and the worst is not yet. At Peabody, Mass., for GOO feet the main street is under water to a depth of thirty-six Inches. Over twenty tanneries are flooded and several families have been rescued in boats. At Quincy the canal is overflowing and factories are under water. At Hud son, Mass., the river has overflowed, carry ing off most ol the bridges between West boro and Hudson. Tower Bros', machine shop. T. S. Carter & Co.'s and Morton & Chamberlain's shoe factories are closed. All railroad travel is ... ALMOST ENTIUELY SUSPENDED. Many other cities and towns are reported under water. Water is everywhere. Cel lars and basements are flooded, bridges are gone and the low lands are submerged. The damage will be many thousands of dollars. In the Boston Highland district the Westminster Apartment hotel will be a complete wreck. The dwellings on the flooded streets are mostly three* mar ble fronts, and. as the ground had I settled greatly before the flood, it is proba- I ble that most of this section will have to be rebuilt. Residents are living in the upper stories, and are reached only by boats. A serious flood has inundated a large section of the low land occupied by tenements in Dorchester. The basement and first floors are afloat, and the occupants are unable to leave their homes. The flood has I caused the shutting down of both factories of the Boston Belting company and the Roxbury Carpet works. The German Baptist church on Vernon street is under mined, and liable to collapse at any moment. There is seven feet of water in the base ment of the Buggies Street Baptist church. The water is still rising in the flooded dis tricts. AT ' ATTLEBOKO. MASS., the streets are full of water. Whitney's j dam is gone and the dam at Mechanics' mill will probably go. No trains are run ning; and no mail has arrived. At Fitch burg the .storm has isolated the city. All telephone and fire-alarm wires are down and only one telegraph wire is working. At Maiden, Mass., Barrett's pond overflowed last night, flooding the lower stories of all buildings on its banks. Ten thousand cases of goods in Cochran's print works are under five feet of water. The damage isestimated at £20.000. Many store cellars are flooded. The cotton factory of George K. Goulding is flooded aud 310.000 worth of cotton ruined. The loss in that city is estimated at $50. 000 and more damage is expected. At Gloucester the flood is the greatest ever known. The streets are impassable and many houses are flooded and the furniture .in them destroyed. At Essex great damage has been done to the railroads. Bridges are down and road-beds destroyed. Mayor O'Brien has instructed the overseers of the poor to raise all the money they possibly can to relieve the sufferers by the floods. The Boxbury Carpet company, the Boston Belting company and others have filed claims AGAINST THE CITY for damages occasioned by the floods. All the pumping engines in the city are being used to pump out cellars. Over five hun dred people are confined to upper stories and have to be supplied with provisions by boats. So badly is traffic Interrupted that every conceivable kind of water craft was forced into service to enable the imprisoned ones to pass to and from their houses. The Boston Belting company's factory is al most afloat Their loss is over $75,000. The Boxbury Carpet company's loss is $60, --000. Two hundred houses on Fremont street are damaged $10,000 and 400 houses on Buggies, Spencer, Winter, Cabot and Culver streets a total of 8100,000. There were many narrow escapes from drowning to-day. At Foxboro, Mass., half of Charles Freeman's wool scouring mill was carried away. The Foxboro foundry, T. M. Stevens & Co.'s leather board mill and Bixby's straw goods factory are dam aged §30.000. The Boston & Providence railroad tracks out of West Mansfield are ' washed away and the river is flowing through the roadbed. Pennsylvania a, Heavy Sufferer. New York, Feb. 13.— The rain, which had been falling almost incessantly for two days, stopped about noon to-day, but the weather continues somewhat foggy. Be ports of floods at various points continue to be received. In the neighborhood of Kingston. N. V., the waters of Rondout • and Walkill creeks • are very high and there are a number of gorges and much overflowed land. Heavy freshets have occurred at several places In the Catsk ills. At Dundee. N. J., the Sus quehanna railroad bridge has been weakened by having a number of its supports knocked out by ice. At Paterson, ST. J., the Passaic is five feet above high water mark and still rising. At Bordentown, N. J., the ice is gorged in the Delaware river, and there are indications of a freshet as destructive as that of 1557. At Harrisburg, pa., the ice In the Susquehanna river broke this morn ing doing considerable damage. It gorged nine miles below and the water be gan to back up, rising three feet in an hour and carrying ice over both the Reading and Pennsylvania railroad tracks to a depth of several feet render ing traffic entirely out of the question. AH of the works in the southern section of the city were flooded and work suspended. The poor people living in the lowland districts were compelled to occupy the second stories of their houses. This is the second time this winter that they have been driven to such straits, and in consequence the greatest suffering now prevails. An ice gorge has formed in Lycoming creek at Williamsport Perm., and many buildings are flooded. A number of bridges have been washed away. The Gorges Remain. Baltimoke, Md., Feb. 13. — The warm rain of last night and this morning caused a break in the ice gorge in the Susquehanna river opposite Port Deposit. The water backed up into the town with such rapidity that the lower portion was flooded almost instaut_*y. Several small d .veil ing were washed away, lumber yards and wharves are Inundated, and the Pennsylvania railroad depot was filled with water to a depth of four feet. The tele graph office had to be abandoned, and com munication with the pace is entirely cut off. Parties from there report the low lying district to be blockaded with ice, piled twenty feet high in places. At Havre De Grace the temporary bridge re dently constructed by the Baltimore _fc Ohio railroad was completely wrecked, and it was reported that several lives were lost, but the report lacks con firmation. Full particulars of the flood cannot be obtained here to-night, but heavy damage is believed to have re sulted. There is still a heavy gorge on the river, and the water is not running with sufficient freedom to encourage the hope that the flooa will subside to-night. Travel over the Columbia __ Port Deposit railroad is suspended, as the tracks for over a mile are entirely covered with ice aud water. I lecing From (lie Flood. Bbooton, Mass., Feb. 13.— careful estimate places the damage by the flood in this city at $75,000, and 515.000 will be needed to put the streets and bridges in good condition. The water is subsiding, but there is a prospect of the ice in Cross and Howard's ponds breaking up, in which case the result would he worse than has yet been felt. The work of removing women and children from the path of the flood in boats and car riages was continued all Bight. The hotels and several public halls are filled with these unfortunates, and the city supplies them with food. Work is suspended in many flooded factories. Railroad communication is entirely shut off. * Bridge* Wat-lied Away. Hartford, Conn., Feb. 13. — Specials from Willimactlc, Norwich, Putnam and other points in the state show that great damage has been done by the floods. At Norwich the Shawtucket river is three feet over the bridge and the town is flooded. The railroad is washed away tor several hundred yards. Dry goods stores and other business places are flooded. The damage cannot be esti mated. The Iron bridge on the New En gland railroad at Willimantic is carried away and the town is flooded. At Put nam two railroad bridges are carried away. The railroad bed is washed out for a con siderable distance. The damage at this place is estimated at $25,000. The ice in the Connecticut river has not yet broken. Seven Hundred Uunii Gone. Providence, R. L, Feb. 13. The dam age by floods in this city and state is almost unprecedented. Seven hundred dams and bridges have been swept away on almost every stream, and in some instances the damage of mill property is very great From all sections comes the same story of flood, inundation, loss and rescues of im prisoned families in boats. .North Haven a Lake. New Haven, Conn., Feb. 13. N0t for year.-, has such a severe storm occurred as that which began on Thursday last The great expanse of low land between this city and North Haven is transformed Into a great lake by the o verofl wing of the Quinipic river. At Meridan it overflowed and caused the stoppage of many manufactories. In Wall ingford Doolittleßros'. dam gave way, caus ing heavy damage. Most of the Birming ham factories were shut down to-day on ac count of the water filling the wheel pits. The Potomac Rising. Washington, Feb. 13. — The Potomac is still rising, and the ice is gorged at many places between here and Harper's Ferry. There is some hope to-night that the gorge below the city can be broken through, and that serious damage by flood may be thus averted. The signal office reports that the ice gorge in the Potomac has broken and. that the river has risen eight feet The water is near the top of the wharves in George town and it is expected that the lower por tion of this city will be flooded to-morrow. -Villi. Flooded. Woonsocket, R. L, Feb. 13.— Many mills are flooded by from three to six feet of water. The water is three feet deep on the streets. The water works' reservoir is expected to give away at any moment There are heavy washouts on all roads. No trains were run to-day from Providence to Boston. Nearly all the mills are idle. Went Out With a Crnsh. Trot, N. V.. Feb. 13.— At 9:15 p. m. the ice in the Hudson opposite here began to move. The river rose two feet In forty five minutes and the ice went out with" a terrific crush, doing serious damage to property on both sides of the river. A gorge has formed just below the city. The water is still rising and the streets near the river in South Troy are flooded. A Flood Imminent. Hakrisbuiio, Pa., Feb. 13. — Rain and warm weather are carrying off the Immense snow in the mountains and has caused a great rise in all tributaries of the Shenan doah river aud a damaging flood is immi nent Trenton Heavily Damaged. Trenton. N. J., Feb. 13. — The cellars in the business portion of the city are flooded and the damage to factories, resi dences, live stock and merchandise will reach §50,000. Steamer Athlete Burned. Jacksonville, Fla.. Feb. 13.— The steamer Athlete. Capt Parsons, was burned at the wharf at New Smyrna early Friday morning. The vessel is a total loss and half the cargo was burned. Capt Parsons had a narrow escape from suffocation. The loss is $20,000; insurance, $10,000. The St. Louis Gorge. St. Louis, Feb. 13.— There was a heavy movement of ice In the harbor this after noon, and great fields of the gorge above the bridge came down and filled up the open place below that structure, but did no damage. There is now a solid mass of ice for a distance of of about four miles. Another movement is liable to take place at any moment. Mr. Healy in an address at Mount Rath, Ireland, ridiculed the proposition to allow the Irish people a native parliament without the control of the police of the country. He said: *An Irish parliament without the con trol of tbe police would require -police pro tection Itself." ST. PAUL, SU_vDAY MORNING. FEBRJAHY- 14, 1886.— SIXTEEN PAGES. CONSIGNED TO EARTH. j The Remains of Gun. Hancock Buried Beside Those of His Daughter Gone Before, at Hometown. Fa. —————— — AH of the Ceremonies of an Impressive Nature, Though Conducted With out Military Pageantry. i The Funeral of Ki-Got. Seymour to Occur on Tuesday- -Telegrams from Cleveland and Tilden. Tribute to the Memory of the Dead Statesman by tbe Congressmen of the Empire State. Gen. Hancock Burled. New Yoke, Feb. 13.— The body of Gen. Hancock was brought over from Governor's Island this morning at V o'clock, aud the hearse, followed by the carriages contain ing the pall-bearers, arrived at Trinity ; church at 10 o'clock. A number of eminent I civilians began to throng the church after 9 o'clock, among them .Algernon S. Sullivan and Dr. W. C. McWilliams and hundreds iof other-;. Shortly before 10 o'clock the vestry door opened and Sexton Brown emerged at the head of the procession of white-robed choristers, who marched solemnly to their seats within the chancel. Following them came Rev. Arthur Hill and Rev. Anketell of Trinity parish. The boom ing of cannon and the solemn pealing of the church bells announced the arrival of the cortege at 10 o'clock, and Sexton Brown preceded Rev. Morgan Dix and Rev. 11. 11. C. Goodwin down the main aisle to the frontdoor, where the casket and pall bearers were. The procession moved along J slowly up the aisle to the altar, the clergy i men in front of the casket and immedi ately behind them came Gen. Sherman and Secretary Bayard. As they wended their way to the chancel the words, **1 am the j resurrection and the life," which came from I the minister's lips, were heard distinctly I throughout the structure. After the four I gentlemen above mentioned came EIGHT STALWAUT SOLDIERS bearing the magnificent casket, and on either side of the boys In blue marched the other pall-bearers in the following order: Cen. P. Sheridan. Gen. W. B. Franklin. Gen. A. 11. Terry, Gen. Nelson A. Miles, Gen. W. F. (Baldy) Smith, Gen. John Newton, Gen. James Frye, Gen. J. M. Schofield. Gen. O. B. Wilcox, Gen. Francis Walker, Mr. J. M. Hartshorn. CoL W. P. Wilson and Maj. W. D. W. Miller. On the casket was an American flag, and on the top of til.-* was Gen. Hancock's sword in its gold scabbard, and his major general's chapeau. Following the pall-bearers came Lieut. Griffin and his wife, who was dressed In deep mourniinr.and who led her four-year old daughter by the hand. With them was little Russell Hancock, the grandson of the dead hero. The casket was deposited on a catafalque in front of the altar, and the pall-bearers were allotted the first two pews on either side of the main aisle The choir then chanted "Lord, Let Me Know My End!" after which Rev. E. H. Goodwin, of Governor's Island, read the lesson which was taken from First Corinthians, 20th verse The choir then sang "Rock of Ages" and then gathered AROUND THE coffin, where Croft's burial service was rendered In an impressive manner. The anthem. "I Heard a Voice from Heaven," was sung by a quartet Rev. Dr. Morgan Dix then read the Lord's prayer, after which the funeral procession reformed, and to the strains of the "Dead _________ in Saul." which was feel ingly plaed by Organist Messitte, marched down the aisle to the main entrance, where the casket was once more, placed in the hearse. After the services eight non-com missioned officers lifted the steel casket to their shoulders and replaced it in the hearse. The funeral cortege then returned in the same order as before to the barge office, where the steamer Osseo was In waiting to convey the funeral party to Jersey City, where a special train was waiting to convey the party to Norristown. The relatives, near friends and pall-bearers occupied the rear car, while the forward car contained, besides the remains, the military escort and the two intermediate cars contained the division officers and friends. Promptly at 11:50 the train drew out of the station, the crowd, many of whom were ladies, stand ing with bowed heads. AT THE GENERAL'S old HOME. Norristown, Perm., Feb. 13. — The funeral train bearing the remains of Gen. Hancock made the journey from Jersey City to this place without untoward acci dent All along the route the people, men. women and children were out to see the passage of the black-robed cars, testifying their respect and honor for the brave de fender of the Union. At Philadelphia com mittees representing the Loyal Legion and the citizens awaited the train. Among the distinguished Pennsylvanians there gath ered were Gov. Pattisou and ex-Govs. Short and Hartranft Proceeding thence the train reached Norristown at 2:40 o. m. The procession was at once formed, con sisting of the pall-bearers, the town council, the Hancock veterans of Philadelphia, Zook Post G. A. H__ Masonic organizations and citizens. The procession filed through Main street which was crowded with peo ple, to the site of the tomb on the hill over looking the city. Several thousand people had gathered at that point and the Loyal Legion and Zook Post formed a cordon around the tomb to keep the crowd back. The hearse at length reached the curve near the sepulchre, and the blue-coated ser geants of the Fifth artillery lilted the heavy casket and eight on a side, with re liefs at hand, slowly led the way around the last bend of the general's last journey. The bearers had alighted and formed in lines on - EACH SIDE OF THE REMAINS. Secretary of State Bayard walked even with the head of the coffin, and half his colleagues followed, while Gen. Sherman led the tile on the opposite side, with Sec retary of War Endicott next to him. Gen. Sheridan was next behind Mr. Bayard. There was no pause at the entrance of the tomb, the regulars carrying the casket di rectly inside, where they placed it in the niche that was awaiting. As the body passed through the gateway of the tomb the first of the salute was tired from the hillside by Light Battery Fof Fort Hamil ton. Then came forward a blue coated messenger from the widow, lie bore two wreaths of white Marguerites. Upon one in purple Im mortelles was the word "Daughter," and the other bore the word "Husband." The upper right hand niche was opened, and upon the casket of the general's daughter Ida was placed one of the tokens from the widow, ' while the other was placed upon the general's casket The marble blocks were set in position and sealed. Then, as the regulars withdrew from the sepulcher, a bugler came out from the ranks and. standing . upon the gentle slope, sounded the last "taps" for Gen. Hancock. The bearers re-entered their carriages, the gate of the tomb was fastened, the thousands melted away through the snow- wet paths and down the hillside to the town, and the last rites were ended. __. STEEL CASKET. Winfield, L. L, Feb. IS.— steel casket similar to that recently made to re ceive the remains of President Garfield, has been ordered from a metallic burial com pany of this place by friends of the late Gen. Hancock. Honored by the French. New Orleans, Feb. 13.— The produce exchange was closed to-day and the flags throughout the city were half-masted In honor of Gen. Hancock. At the hour of his interment a salute of thirteen guns was fired. Immediately afterward Admiral Lacombe, commander of tbe North Atlantic squadron of the French navy caused the flag of the frigate La Flore to be placed at half-mast, the United S totes flag to be displayed at the fore and a salute to be fired by the frigate THE DEAD STATES.~IA.V_ Feeling Letters From President Cleveland and 3lr. Tilden. Utica, N. V., Feb. 13.— The funeral of ex-Gov. Seymour will take place from Trinity church, Utica, at 2 p. m. Tuesday. President Cleveland telegraphs as follows: Washington. D. C, Feb. 13.— wish the grief of tbe people who mourn a citizen of national fame and a Christian gentleman of the purest example might lighten the sod bereavement and assuage the sorrow of bis stricken wife. G rover Cleveland. Hon. S. J. Tilden telegraphs as follows: New York, Feb. 13. — I learn this morning the sorrowful intelligence that tbe mortal career of your illustrious brother is closed. Convey to bis relations, and when a suitable occasion arrives, to Mrs. Seymour, my warm sympathies at their loss. We have tbe con solation of knowing that be passed away with out suffering In the fullness of years and mind, and amid the largest homage of public esteem. 8. J. Tu.den. ACTION BY THE NEW YORK DELEGATION. Washington. Feb. 13.— The New York delegation bad a meeting in the house ways and means committee room to-day. immediately after the adjournment of the bouse for the purpose of taking appropri ate action upon the death of ex-Gov. Sey mour. The meeting was called to order by Mr. Beach, and Mr. Hewitt was selected as chairman and Mr. James as secretary. The following resolutions were unanimously adopted: Resolved. That the representatives of the state of New York in congress hare received with profound sorrow the news of the irrep araolo loss which the Empire state has sus tained in the death of ber illustrious son and eminent citizen, Horatio Seymour. Kesolved, That, in common with the people of the state of. New York and of the nation, we recognize in tbe calm and peaceful ending of his eventful lite a fitting close to a career of spotless integrity, of eminent usefulness and of unswerving fidelity to every public trust and of a broad statesmanship, which embraced tbe interests, welfare and honor of the whole country. •:%■■' Resolved. Tbat in the private walks of life, tit well as in the performance of public duty, he combined tbe matchless virtues of the citizen with tho unselfish devotion and patriotism of ■ the official, thus leaving in the fruits of a long life devoted to the develop ment and prosperity of his native Mate, a rich inheritance of example and achievement to guidti and help his fellow-citizens in all time. Resolved, That Messrs. Bpriggs. Stahl ncoker. Sessions and Mahoney be acommittee to represent this delegation at the funeral at Utica. on Tuesday next. Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions, duly authenticated, tie transmitted to the family of the illustrious deceased. _*li_.« Annie Irish Dead. Cleveland, 0., Feb. IS. — Miss Annie B. Irish, Ph. D., professor of the German language and literature at Wooster uni versity, died last night aged 28 years, of scarlet fever. Miss Irish was the daughter of the late Col. O. 11. Irish, chief of the bureau of printing and engraving under Hayes' administration. While in Washington Miss Irish was private secretary to Secretary Schurz and librarian to tbe department of the interior. She was a fine linguist. Death on the Kail. Middletown. N. V., Feb. 13.— night express, which left Oswego last night at 8:45 on the Ontario & Western railway, ran into a washout about a mile west o Liberty, Sullivan count}*, at 6 o'clock this morning. The engine, express car, baggage car and day coach were thrown from the track. . George St .If Jin, tjie en gineer, and the fireman, ___. L. Lewis, were killed and three passengers seriously hurt A small culvert bad become clogged, and the unusual floods bad caused it to over flow, washing away the track bed for six feet. The train approached at a speed of twenty miles an hour. The engine jumped the depression and ran down the bank thirty feet landing on its side. Engineer St John and Fireman Lewis were crushed under the boiler. The baggage car ran at a right angle into a stream of water. In the day coach were fifteen passengers, who made their escape through the windows. The sleeping coach West Point stopped In a gully made by the washout on its side. It contained six passengers, including the president of the road, T. P. Fowler, Gen eral Manager J. E. Child* and other offi cers of the road, who bad been on a tour of inspection. The injured passengers are: Mrs. Hannah Mc intosh, an aged lady, badly cut on shoul ders, legs and arms; V. A. Basett Oswego, severely bruised; Rev. J. S. John ston of Madison university, Hamilton, N. V., spine injured and hurt internally. Brakeman 11. Knapp, Baggage Master Bobbins and Express Messenger Cadet were all slightly hurt tiie s_jp__.i_.i_. ._. ■*__. CHASE. Reminiscence of a Former Queen of M.t -iii lie I"" Society. New York Cor. Chicago News. I have heard it said that to appear per pectly well-dressed in the presence of an enemy is worth all the consolations of re ligion. It may be so, and lam sure it 4s as hard to attain as any spiritual or moral per fection. I dare say lam hypercritical, but no costume pleases me when it obscures in any way the individuality of the wearer. I saw Mrs. Onne Wilson (who was Miss Astor) and her sister. Mrs. Coleman Dray ton, at a ball the other night Tbe dia monds on them literally made rivers of light They completely outshone the wearers. Both Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Drayton are pleasing-looking women, and with less ornamentation would look distinguished; but they are reduced to commonplaceness by their torrents of jewels. I think 1 never saw but one wo man who had vast numbers of clothes and jewels and yet rose superior to them all, and that was .Mrs. Kate Chase-Sprague. It was some years ago that she was in her prime, and I was not more than 16 when I saw her, but you know I cut my wisdom teeth, such as they are, early. She bad a grand air of being quite elevated above any extraneous elegance that might be lavished upon her. People would say: "How mag nificent Mrs. Sprague looks to-day!" But not a gown, not a chain, not an ornament she wore ever attracted attention except in somuch as it shared her beauty, She had magnificent diamonds, but nobody ever heard of them and scarcely anybody ever noticed them. Her gowns were gorgeous — I know of once when she got twenty-two in a bunch from Paris — but she eclipsed those gowns completely. Once, just before she left for Europe we were in Washington taking our luncheon at a ladles' restaurant on Pennsylvania avenue.-* A little one horse agger stopped at the door, and out popped three ugly, gawky, half-grown girls. After them stepped a tall, graceful woman — I knew Mrs. Sprague in a moment She walked in with her children and or dered luncheon. The day was warm, and everybody had on light fluffy things. She wore, however, a trained gown of some thin black stuff, and looked like a steel en graving in a gallery of cbromos. The youth, the roundness, the dimples were gone; but something of "the light of other days" re mained. I asked after her the other day, and heard she bad organized a gay salon in Paris, and was much sought after and was frightfully In debt — this last her normal condition. . I don't mean to defend her or eulogize her. I dare say she was a very or dinary woman intellectually, but she had more the air of a great lady than any woman 1 ever saw. She could make all the Asters look like fishwomea alongside of her. Adolph E. DesbarLes, tho painter aud author, is dead la Paris. LONDON QUIET AGAIN. : The Panic Caused by. the Great Riot in • the English Metropolis Beginning . to Subside. And Indignation Bising on Every Hand at the Imbecility of the Gladstone Ministry. Parnell'B Threat to Realign Believed to Be a Blufl'-- c Uur --hill* a Wither ing Ridicule. King Milan Will Treat With Bulgaria for Peace Without Consult ing Greece. Peace in -London* Special to tbe Globe. London, Feb. 13. — Three hours of riot Monday were followed by three days of panic The riot, serious enough in itself, became much more serious owing to the in capacity of the police authorities and to the timidity of the public It is nonsense, how ever, to treat the disturbance as socialistic or revolutionary, a line which the continental press gleefully takes. The trouble began with an attempt of a Socialist faction to break up a genuine meeting of unemployed men in Trafalgar square. The police had ample notice of this attempt, and an ample force at hand did protect the meeting and forced the Socialists to move to the north side of the square, followed by a crowd of roughs and thieves, to whom Hyndman, Burns and other anarchist lead ers made speeches, directly inciting them io violence and crime. The mob there upon started westward and began smashing windows in Pall Mall and continued the same amusement in St. James and Piccadilly, whew some shops were also plundered. The mob reached Hyde park and attacked carriages containing women and children, whom it robbed, insulted and beat. It then sacked South and North Audley streets and broke more windows in Oxford street, but dipersed on a rumor of the approach of the police The damage was conlderable. The whole of this DESTr.CCTION AND OCT',: might easily have been prevented if one hundred police had been sent round aud formed across the top of St. James street but the police had orders not to inter l ere with the procession. These orders re mained unchanged until after the destruc tion began and had continued for two hours. The scare which ensued on Tuesday and the following days was due to the police, who advi.-etl "the closing of shops In the chief streets. This was regarded as an avowal of their inability to protect the town against the expected attack. It encouraged the mob, which again assem bled in Trafalgas square, but was easily dispersed. There was the same warning on Wednesday on mere rumor. Business was paralyzed and only partially resumed on Thursday. Tradesmen, merchants and citizens generally are indignant, and justly so, with the authorities. They rightly held the ministry responsible for not allaying the panic by assurances of protec tion. There has never been really since Monday the least danger. The force at hand was overwhelming, both police and military. . The alarm has now quieted. More discreditable than more inaction has been the spectacle of ministers, including Gladstone and Cham berlain, parleying with the scoundrels who caused the first riot. An inquiry is now promised into the Imbecility which per vaded the police headquarters and home officials.. The inquiry is to be conducted by the home secretary, who PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE for everything that has happened since Monday. In the absence of parliament and in the presence of the mob policy is dropped out of sight yet several points require no tice. The ministry which has been for a fortnight in proces of form ation is still incomplete. Gladstone has experienced many vacations and repeated refusals from his followere Difficulties were continually raised by the queen, several nominations were abandoned, some of the highest ministerial posts in the royal household going begging. Matters went more smoothly with the country. All the ministers were re-elected without a contest except Russell and Morley, both of whom have now been returned with largely increased majorities, the increase consisting mainly of Irish votes. Moley's very able speeches in Newcastle delivered at any other time would have attracted universal attention. They afford the first indication of the road the ministry mean to travel, and please neither the Irish nor the English. People are not less puzzled by a very curious and perfectly true story that Gladstone secured the adherence of one high officer by a written agreement that he might resign when home rule should be proposed, which, said Gladstone, Is not likely to hap pen for some months. No approach has yet been made to an understanding be tween GLADSTONE AND PABNELL respecting the precedence of the land ques tion and home rule. Parnell in the mean time has faced and quelled a mutiny in his own ranks and for the present is ssrouger than ever. The decision in the Dilke, case is equivalent to the Scotch verdict " not proven." No im portant witnesses were called except Crawford himself, who revealed at full length with many appalling details, bis wife's confession of long-continued acultery with Sir Charles Dilke. As his wife did not appear this was held to be conclusive against her, but not legal evidence against Sir Charles Dilke. The judge said he said no reason for doubting the truth of Craw ford's evidence, and was compelled to come to the conclusion that the adultery charged had been committed. Tbe result disappoints Sir Charles' friends, who hoped to see his Innocence con clusively established. Sir Charles' non appearance in the witness stand to testify on the accusation against him was due to advice of his counsel. The press takes various views on the trial, the Daily News and Telegraph regarding his vindication as sufficient The Tunes thinks the Judges' decision singular, regrets the mat ter was not probed to the bottom, hints at a belief of the guilt of the correspondent and doubts whether he can continue his public career. Ridiculed by Churchill. London, Feb. IS.— Randolph Churchill, In a speech to-night, remarked that perhaps the government would find time to perform the sober duty of preserv ing order In London. Everybody was aware, he said, that disorder prevailed in Ireland, but until lately no one had thought that a riot was possible in London. He ridiculed Mr. Childera as home secretary and denounced that gentleman for having assumed the presidency of the committee appointed to inquire Into the causes of the recent outbreak, alleging that the object of the homo secretary in putting himself at the head of the committee was to take care that the blame of riots was not landed at the home office. Lord Randolph said he believed that Mr. Gladstone's parliamentary 'trickery" would disgust and alarm the country. Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Parnell had combined their forces to over throw the Conservative ministry. Her bert Gladstone, he declared,, was a willing tool of Mr. Parnell. The speaker said If the Conservatives returned to power their government would be the only one in Ireland. Mr. John Morley ? Ignorance .".regarding Ireland was only equalled by his arrogance. Lord Randolph prophesied that Mr. Morley would have a short career as Irish secretary and an nounced that he intended to visit Belfast to exchange views on the Irish question with leading men of that city. The com mittee of inquiry appointed by Mr. ChUders consist*, of Lord Wo_3eley, Lord Edward Cavendish. Sir Henry Holland and Mr. Charles Ritchie with Mr. Childers as chairman. Besides the chairman Lord Ed ward Cavendish is the only other Liberal on the committee. The first meeting of the committee will be held on Monday next. Hyndman, Burns and Champion, the so cialist leaders, were served with. summonses to-night, charging them with inciting riots, contempt of law. etc They all expressed themselves as being delighted at the action of the authorities. Burns said that he would utilize in his defense some of Mr. Chamberlain's socialistic speeches. The strike of the hosiery operatives at Leicester continues, the masters and workmen having failed to adjust their differences. A Duel Averted. Paris, Feb. IS. — A duel between M. Clemenceau, the well-known Radical mem ber of the chamber of deputies, and M. Ducbense deputy for tbe department of Olse has just been averted through the In terposition of M. Floquet, president of the chamber of deputies. The difficulty be tween the two gentlemen arose in the cham ber of deputies, and Duchesne was the ag gressor. In a moment of excitement he branded a statement of Clemenceau as a lie Clemenceau challenged Duchesne seconds were appointed, and the preliminary ar rangements for the duel were completed. At this point Floquet interfered and effected a reconciliation between the statesmen by inducing Duchesne to withdraw the offensive language and apologize for its use Threatened to Resign. London*. Feb. IS. — The News states that Mr. Parnell at Galway threatened that if Mr. Healey and Mr. Biggar did not permit him to have bis own way in giving the party nomination to Capt. O'Shea instead of Mr. Lynch, the local choice he would resign and retire from political life. Com menting on this fact, the News says that the Irish leader meant just what be said. The paper adds: But thia game can be played too often. This threat la Mr. Parnell's last card, which may some day be trumped by acceptance, and then be followed of necessity by resignation. Significant of War. Vienna, Feb. 13. — Herr Hausuer, a Calician deputy in the reichstag, last even ing made a violent attack upon Prince Bis marck's policy of expulsion of the Poles from Prussia. The speech was loudly ap plauded. This excited Herr Menger. a German deputy, who arose and remarked upon the significance of the fact that Herr Hausuer, who was accepted as the spokes man of his party, which was conspicuous for pretending to advocate an Austro-Hun garian alliance, should receive applause from that same party for publicly • abusing the German chancellor. Herr Menger de clared he could not but regard tho occur ence as the Inauguration of a war against Germany. Friendship Between Nations. Berlin, Feb. 13. — A meeting was held In the committee room of tho reichstag to day for the purpose of forming a Prussian society the object of which is to promote friendly understanding between nations. Dr. Virchow, president, and a large num ber of members of the reichstag and other persons of prominence were present. A committee was appointed to organize the society. King Til Inn Tired of War. London, Feb. IS.— A dispatch from Vi enna to the Times says: Official Informa tion has reached here from Belgrade to the effect that King Milan has resolved to sign a treaty of peace with Bulgaria, no matter what action the Greek government may de cide to take Servia will hereafter enter into a strong agreement with Austria-Hun gary. Foreign Flashes. Quiet prevailed la London throughout yes terday. There are no signs of fresh rioting. The great firm of engineers, John Perm & Sons of Greenwich, and Deptford Pierce, S. E., yesterday sent their check for $10,000 to the Mansion house relief fund for uuem- ployed worklngmen. The queen has written a letter expressing her sympathy with the sufferers by the riots of last Monday and Tuesday. The correspondent of the London Standard at Berlin telegraphs as follows: "I am author ized to state that China will not send a spe cial envoy to the Vatican. It is probable that Hsu Chin* Chong, who is accredited as envoy extraordinary and minister pleni potentiary to Berlin, Vienna, Paris and the Quirinal, will be accredited also to tho Vatican. The papal consistory which was to have been held In March has been postponed until June. The pope's advisors consider the con cessions to tbe Vatican contained in tho schemes submitted on behalf of Germany by Prince Bismarck insufficient.. The Rev. John Tullerch, D. D., principal of St. Mary's college ■***-• Andrews' university, is dead. He was born in 1823. The Mansion house fund for the relief of unemployed workingmen now amounts to $100,000. ••■._• 2__.y r LATE JIIX-VEAPOX-IS NEWS. Washington Rink Reopened With a Fine Program of Sports. Washington rink was reopened last night under the management of T. W. Eck, the cyclist The program included a ten-mile race between Will Amando and W. M. Woodside The latter was han dicapped a half mile, Woodside rode a Rudge safety machine and Mile. Armaindo rode a Columbia. Woodsido won. He made the first two miles In 6:50, gaining the half mile. Meanwhile Mile. Armaindo was apparently not in good condition, and failed to make as good time as she recorded during her recen" exhibition. Her speed was regular, but not fast Albert Schock, the champion, gave an exhibition mile ride and was greeted with cheers. The five-mile skating race between R. E. Bromley and R. H. Elhert of Chicago proved the most in teresting feature of the evening owing to its being so hotly consested. Bromley won by a desperate effort in 18:20. After the race Elhert challenged Bromley to skate a match best two In three for 8100 a side, which was accepted and 330 forfeiture was put up by each. The races will occur on Thurs day, Friday and Saturday evenings. WOUNDED AND BLEEDING. A few minutes before 3 o'clock this morning Frank Bauer, a laboring man, was found by Officers Anderson and Hellrich lying at the corner of Fourth street and Sixteenth avenue north badly cut about the head and bleeding quite freely. He was taken to the central station. Bauer said that he bad been out earlier In the night with Andrew Dannell, his employer, and he said, they had been drinking. He could not account for his injuries. He is not considered in a critical condition. The Telephone .Huddle. Washington, Feb. 13.— Representative Hanback has in course of preparation a resolution, which be will Introduce in the house next Monday, directing the commit tee on expenditures to make a thorough In vestigation of all matters connected with the Pan-Electric-Bell controversy. Mr. Hanback, in response to inquiries regarding bis resolution, said: I will aim to give the committee all the power necessary to get to the bottom of the affair. Should >'ot be Divided. Chicago Herald, Dakota is the only territory at present pop ulous enough to merit admission, and it should come In. If at all. as one state. To divide it would be to odd another rotten borough. tins: in id inter. Chicago Herald. It is a very fortunate circumstance that a cool breeze should sprint; up la St. Paul iv mid winter just iv time to save the ice palace from wilting. NO. 4 5 HER HONOR ASSAILED. A Pretty Indiana Blonde Charged by a Re jected Suitor With Being a Bad Character. The Whole CJommnnity Excited and the Ao cnser Threatened With a Coat of Tar and Feathers. A Suit for Slander Instituted by the Enraged Father of the Defamed Young Lady. The Salvation Army the Indirect Cause of the Union of a Pair of Interesting Dwarfs. Accused of Being- Unchaste* Special to the Globe. Teres Haute, Ind., Feb. IS.— The people of Riley township, several miles south of this city, are greatly excited by some recent developments, and fears are entertained by the friends of the originate* of the trouble that he may be roughly dealt with before an action to determine the mer its of tho case can be tried in the courts. The cause of the trouble, which has a very peculiar origin, is as follows, as near as could be ascertained this afternoon when the matter first became public: Wilton T. Sandford is teacher of School No. 4 in Riley township. He Is also partner in a store at Lockport, which is the principal town in the township, with William M. Col lister. This store is a general mer chandise establishment, such as all country towns have Sandford is about 33 years old. ne was courting Collister *s daughter for several years, and when she refused to have him he married Etta Littlejohn, a sister of a physician of the neighborhood. Their marriage occurred on the 21st of last September. Three days before his marriage to Miss Littlejohn, Sandford wrote to Miss Millie Colllster, the young lady be had been keeping company with, asking her finally and forever to reconsider her refusal, as he loved her better than any one else in the world. She replied that HER MIND WAS MADE IP and she could not have him. Miss Collister is also a school teacher, and has charge of School No. 3ln the same township. Soon after Sandford's marriage Miss Collister was frequently seen in company with another young man of the neighborhood, and it became common talk that she was engaged to him. One day last week Sand ford, while talking to several young men In Collister __ Sandford's store, declared, so the young men who heard him say, that the young man who would marry Miss Col lister could not enjoy more liberties with her the first three months of their married life than he had during the time he was go ing with her. The young men immediately Informed Mr. Collister of what Sandford had said. Almost blinded with rage, Col lister demanded to know of Sandford If ha had made use of the remark attributed to him. He denied that he did, and then Collister called In John Hathorne, son of a former deputy internal revenue collector, who declared In the presence of Sandford that he had said Just what was claimed. The other young man substantiated Hathorne's statement. As soon as A. A. Gordon, trustee of the town ship, learned of the affair he sent a note to Sandford DEMANDING HIS RESIGNATION as a teacher, and Sandford complied. Cor don is a brother-in-law of Collister. Col lister refused to continue the store business with Sandford any longer, aud the place wus_clo_.ed until a disinterested party could be found to take charge of the place and run it until the partnership could be satis factorily settled and dissolved. School No. 4 remained closed from Friday until yester day morning, when it was opened with a new teacher. The greatest excitement pre vails In the township where the Collisters are an old and respected family. Collister is a prominent Democratic politician, and has once been trustee of the township. Sandford's brother, Warren, was a recent Republican candidate for county recorder, but was defeated at the polls. Much bit terness is felt, and threats are freely made to tar and feather Sand ford. Miss Collister is a pretty blonde, IS years old, and bears the best reputation and moves in the best society in the township. Collister has re tained Judge McNntt and Sanford C. Davis to institute a suit for slander, and has em ployed T. W. Harper as his counsel In tha expected litigation. Sandford has just transferred all his property to his wife. Salvation Army Dwarf* Hitched- Special to the Globe. ConoEs, N. V., Feb. 13.— Shortly be f ore midnight yesterday a hack was driven to the carriage stone in front of the resi dence of Recorder Stevens, and two dimin utive Individuals alighted and entered the house. One was John O'Brien, a man without legs, who used crutches to help him along, and who was shortly afterward m ar ried to the female who accompanied him. O'Brien is known as the "man seal." hav ing traveled with Barnum several years ago, wearing a sealskin and flapping about in the water to astonish the natives. The female was Miss Esther Bulloch of this city, a dwarf, and a member of the Salvation army here. O'Brien is a Salvation captain in another city, and he thought Miss Bulloch and ho could serve the Lord better in double harness. Recorder Stevens adroitly tied the knot. It is said that the parents of the young lady had posted several of the clergymen in the city not to perform the ceremony, which they knew was intended, hence the call on the recorder. The com bined height of the couple is scarcely seven feet The Stories Were True. London, Feb. 13 The Pall Mall Ga zette denounces the Daily News and Tele graph for their attempts to whitewash Sl» Charles Dilke after the scandals revealed against him in the Crawford divorce suit The Gazette says that Sir Charles evaded denying on oath the appalling charges mads against him, and declares that in view ol this and the court's conduct in ignoring these charges, "we must revise the axiom, 'the law is no respector of persons.'" "Sil Charles Dilke's friends," continues the Ga zette, "expected better things of him, and his foes could have wished for nothing worse" The St James Gazette, comment ing on the same topic, says that the judge's decision in the case amounted to a declara tion that the stories told against Sir Charles by Mrs. Crawford were true. Demands an Investigation. Louisville, Ky., Feb. 13.— The publi cation in the local and Cincinnati papers, charging that Senator Boles of Warren county lived openly with his negro mistress at Frankfort, Ky. , caused that senator to demand an investigation to-day. The sen ate appointed an investigating committee Two !tlen Burned to Death. St. George, Ont, Feb. 13.— broke out in Cumming's hotel about 4 o'clock this morning, completely demolishing It together with its contents. N. Case of Bridge and Joseph Armstrong of Brentford perished, and others barely escaped by jumping from the windows, " losing all their effects. The following property was destroyed: Chrisher Bros.' store and contents, Masonio hall, W. A. Howell's store and dwelling and contents and the telephone exchange. The loss will probably reach $30,000. with insurance of about $16,000. One of the bodies, supposed to be that of Armstrong, has been recovered. Many narrow escapes occurred from the failing walls, two or three persons being badly injured. A Berlin dispatch to the London Standard says Germany is mediating successfully be tween Russia and Bulgaria for the purpose of inducing the former power to accept the Turco-Bulgarion agreement.