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Fargo Argus: Saturday's St. Paul
GLOBE was a merry-go-round—a/to
gether, lis cartoons in its Dakota edi
tion—while sometimes hitting the Argus
be.'ow the te't—sc/l papers like sheof.
Surely the GLOBE is a prodigy of success
—carving out a field for itself— and filling
it wonderfully well. The sales of tie
Saturday's GLOBE increase every week,
and there seems to be no end to the de
mand. Mr. Bestic's great difficulty is to
get copies sufficient to supply his cus
Joe Howard's Special Dispatch
to the Globe Upon the Con-
demned Anarchists.
Attorney Grinnell Thinks the
Attorney Grinnell Thinks the
Supreme Court Will Decide
Against Them.
Mayor Roche Pooh-Poohs the
Mayor Roche Pooh-Poohs the
Idea That There Will Be
Any Disturbance.
He Is Fully Prepared to Have
He Is Fully Prepared to Have
the Doomed Men Quietly
Deeply Affecting Scenes at the \
Deeply Affecting- Scenes at the
Meetings of the Anarchists
and Their Families.
Prominent Citizens Assert
Prominent Citizens Assert
There Is No Likelihood of
Serious Trouble.
Special to the Globe.
Chicago, Nov. State's Attorney
Grinnell said to-day: "1 expect the !
federal court will sustain the decision
of the lower court. There were no new \
points brought out by the other side in
the briefs, and the oral arguments were
but reiterations of well worn details
already passed upon by the court below.
I have no desire to pass judgment on \
any of the eminent counsel appearing
in the case. for, as each had his little
piece to say. it is fair to assume each
did it to the best of his ability. Gen. J
Butler tried now and then to make me
the subject for his repartee, but as 1 re- j
mained silent in the presence of his !
challenge, it proved ineffectual. As j
near as 1 can judge, the sentiment in
the Last concerning the anarchists
is similar to that in Chicago,
namely, that they ought and !
will suffer for their crime. So far
as the commutation of their sentence is
concerned, 1 shall do nothing. 1 shall
neither oppose nor aid in that direction.
1 know nothing of the movement said
be on foot in favor of Fielden.: although '■■
it is possible thai some of his friends I
are working to that end. " In view of the
extraordinary stories printed in the
Eastern press and cabled under the
water. I thought it wise to see the new
mayor, who since the IMb of April of
this year has occupied the enair which ;
for many years previous was filled by j
Carter Harrison: The mayor of Chicago
must necessarily be a historic figure,
born of the present crisis. His name is
John A. Roche. lie was born in I'tica.
N. V., in August, !sh. When he was
ban years old his family moved to
Worcester, Mass., where he resided un- J
til sixteen ears of age. in the meantime
attending the common schools, where
was laid the „: ->,-.•"-. I
sinee acquired. In his sixteenth year
he removed to New York city, and im- !
mediately on hi- arrival became a pat-
tern maker's apprentice, serving the
full period of four years in that occupa
tion.' During all this time lie attended I
the night schools at Cooper Institute, in I
New York city, taking civil and me-
chanical engineering as ii special course. '
Having reached the age of twenty years, !
lie went to Boston and became em- !
ployed .is engineer in superintending ',
the construction of factories throughout
New England. Some time after he re- ;
turned to New York and devoted sev
eral years to the perfection of certain
machinery invented by himself and
afterwards patented, lie then found
employment with the Corliss Steam
Engine company in Rhode Island. In |
1867 he removed to Chic ago. Once here.
he engaged in the machinery business,
that of furnishing supplies and
equipping factories. car shops
etc., throughout the Northwest. Soon
after he became one of the firm of W.A.
James. Roche & Spencer, but about ten
years ago he accepted the management
of J. A. Fay's Machinery company, one
of the most extensive establishments of
its kind in the country. His residence
in Chicago has been continuous for the
past twenty years, in IS7I he married
Miss Emma Howard, of Chicago, and
four children have been the result of
their union, three of whom ate still liv-
ing, the oldest being thirteen years of
age. lie is a resident of the the Twelfth
ward, having his home at No. 432 War-
ren avenue. On the tilth of last March
he received the nomination for mayor
of Chicago on the first ballot and was
elected by over 28,900 majority. 1 was
told the proper way io approach Brother
Roche was through the medium of the
county treasurer, Mr. Lewis. I entered
the county treasurer's office and was
of the democratic nature of the estab
lishment by the sight of a policeman
smoking a very cheap cigar, and a large
and interested company of Johnnies.
Mikes and Macs waiting for the imperial
presence. Time passed, and convinced
me of the folly of an attempt to ajv-
proach his honor through the favored
medium. So. calling in person at the
office of lite mayor. I found ready ac-
cess through the courteous aid of his
private secretary, c,. I*. English, long
and favorably known as a writer upon
the staff of the Chicago Tribune. Mayor
Roche is a fine-looking man, and I was
favorably impressed with his appear-
ance as lie ruse to greet your repre
sentative. A Iter the ordinary common-
place he said: -1 am glad that you
have come to see our city is person.
There are no troops patrolling our
streets. There is no unusual police force
on duty. Trade and commerce pursue !
their " vocations undisturbed citi :
zens go to and fro unexecnited,
and save in imagination there is no per-
turbation, no excitement, no appreben
sion, no-terror. lam convinced (and he
lighted a fresh cigar), that there is no
organized opposition here to the consti-
toted authorities.' We know all that
goes on. Our detectives attend the I
nodalis tic meetings. Talk ye audp'en.y :
of it, and blood red, so far as utterance
goes, but there is no harm in that kind
of explosion any more than in the fierce
vaporing- that issue from the steam
gauge. We know all there is -all there
is .— i, 2.11 1— i; threatened, all that is
-one. We ire absolutely prepared tor .
everything and everybody. Gur patrol
service will enable us to concentrate a
force ofSOOor even 400 men at any given
point in five minutes" time. But there
is no necessity foi that. Our police
simply continue
-IB oi:i>i\ u:v AVOCATION*.
with the exception of a si nail extra de- ;
tail at the jail. Now. as for these con
demned men, with them I, as mayor and
as individual, have absolutely nothing
to do. As individuals. 1 naturally feel
tor them the sympathy which any lion- |
est man must entertain for men so near
the terrible fate that awaits them, but
as the mayor of this city , its chief mag- i
istrate, in whose hands its peace and
good order arc centered, feel there-
sponsibility of preserving absolutely the
peace, I can do it. The force- at my
disposal is entirely competent, — my
lodgment, to keep the peace of -the
town as absolute on the day of the cxc-
cution as it is this sunshiny moment.
The sympathy which I feel for these
men as men in trouble is shared, I
think, by all the citizens of
the town, and it is particularly
keen for those who have wives anil
children. You know that each day they
have what is called an exercise hour, at
which time the wives and little ones are
permitted to came to what is called the
prisoners' cage, an' enclosure in the
corridor, and between the bars the
wives thrust their fingers, which the
poor men kiss and fondle, while the lit-
tle ones at times are permitted to enter
the cage, and a most touching sight it
is. 1 assure you, as they are fondled in
their fathers* •—ins, or" carried- around
upon their shoulders. At these hours
many visitors ask permission to enter,
and it is freely granted, for there is
really no danger. They are all married
save two, and they have sweethearts."
"It is generally believed, Mr. Mayor.
that in case the supreme court decides.
as it probably will, adversely, the gov
ernor will interfere on the behalf of
some of those men, commuting their
punishment to a long term of imprison-
ment. Is that so understood here?''
FIELD]— I AM) sf —WAD.
"I believe that Fielden and Schwab,
through their friends, anticipate favor-
able action by the governor. Fielden,
however, is the only one who has peti
tioned the governor; Parsous,you know,
says. "Give me liberty or" give me
death." and he is the only American-
born among them all. a brother of Gen.
Parsons, formerly of the Confeder-
ate service from the state of Texas; but
1 wish it to be distinctly understood that
with the execution per se the mayor of
the city has absolutely nothing to do.
lie is charged, as I have said, simply
with the preservation of the peace, in
the town. For that he relies primar
ily upon the police. If they fail he
calls upon the sheriff, who has power to
enlist citizens, and if he fails we call
upon the state, when the governor
must furnish troops. The sheriff
is like myself, a Republican, and we
are in entire accord in this grave and
serious matter. The preparations for
the execution are made. For them the
sheriff alone is responsible. He will in-
vite to that execution his deputies, the
jury which convicted the condemned,
the representatives of newspapers prop-
erly accredited and a jury to view, in
legal parlance, the body, a kind of col-
oner's jury, who will testify as to the
cause of death. I am very glad to
have the opportunity to assure the coun-
try that all talk about apprehension of
turmoil, of bloodshed, of social or civic
upheaval, is worse than bosh. - It is
born of the diseased imagination of peo
ple who write for the foreign press,
which would find no countenance here,
because the editors of our local papers
know better, and the evidence of our
multitudinous citizenship would con-
trovert any expression of that kind."
It is but fair to say that the feeling of
entire security expressed by Mayor
Roche seems to be shared by the solid
men of the city.
wai:i:kn F. I.ELAXD,
known as a chief member of the great
I— land family; proprietor of the Leland
hotel here, represents quite a million of
taxable property here and is outspoken
in his feeling that the law must take its
course. "Those men," said he, "were
charged, tried ami convicted of a specific
crime. Every avenue of the law was
opened up to them. They have had ex-
pert counsel and a perfectly fair trial.
Had they had anything but a fair trial I
for one would have been dissatisfied. 1
wanted the thing tested. This a big
country big enough for native-born
Americans and for foreign-born cmi-
grants if they behave themselves. 1
believe in independence of thought,
speech and action, but I also believe in
respect for our constitution and unquali
fied obedience to our laws, foreign
gentry don't like us let them keep
away: If they come here they must
abide by the same laws that govern us.
1 am heartily glad an appeal was taken
from our local court to the supreme
court of the state and from that to the
supreme court of the United States. 1
can see no possible chance for the con- j
demned there, but I am no lawyer. If i
the United States court interferes, its a
citizen, 1 shall say, "all right,' but it
does not, and common sense says it will
not. then in the name of an "outraged
country, I say, 'Let the law take its j
course.' Sympathy is right and proper
and natural, but where does it begin. j
with the dead men or the condemned
of MiA'ickers theater, to-day. He was
busily engaged in preparation for a busy
and an eventful season, hut paused long
enough to say: 'Anarchists, oh. yes.
Well, let me say to you that Chicago is.
like Illinois in general, -as calm and
placid as the traditional moon in May.
The men sentenced to be hanged will be
hanged, and they should he. 1 don't
mean to say they all should be hanged,
because there is some ground for a com-
mutation, though not overmuch, of the
sentence of two of them, but the gang I
as a gang must go, All this talk about |
excitement is idiocy. 1 am, as all theater
managers are, a law-abiding citizen. 11
the court had decided in favor of the
anarchists 1 should have accepted
the decision. As they have decided
against them, I accept that. 1 am i
very glad the condemned had money
enough to pay the expense of their
present appeal. As an American citi-
zen l am heartily glad that they have
exhausted the legal possibilities, so that i
no one can ever say they had no fair !
show." The fact is the one fault in the
whole procedure is the delay. Had j
these men been tried and convicted and j
sentenced at once the world would have
applauded; but the lapse of time has j
blunted feeling for the dead and roused
it for the living, and there we are. All
this talk of the blood of the martyrs be- |
in, the seed of the church is poppycock. i
We hear only of the martyrs who died j
for a subsequently proved just cause, ;
but nothing is said of thousands who
died in vain and for causes which. had !
no ground in honor or in truth. ' No.
no! It is the galled jade that winces. J
These men defied the law to which they I
now appeal. That law has sheltered
them during argument, and now if it i
decides against them let the play move
on." JOB Howard, Jr.
Fifty Vessels Ashore.
Fifty Vessels Ashore.
Norfolk, Va., Nov. I.— The storm
which visited this section Sunday atMt
Monday has proved most disastrous.
Although telegraph lines along the
coast are all down, yet from meager re-
ports received here to-day it is estimated
that at least fifty vessels are ashore.
Many of them are total wrecks. As yet
no lives have been reported lost. A
steamer is reported ashore . at Ocean
View, fifteen miles from this port.
A Vernon Victim. '-■.-..
_ ii ___, Nov. I.— Edward B.
Borland, traveling agent for the whole
sale drug house of ll.Bosworth _ Sons,
in this city, was one of the victims of
the Vernon disaster. He was about i
thirty-five years of age and leaves a wife
and three children.
Explosion oi' an Engine.
Explosion ol' an Engine.
Needles, Cal., Nov. I. An engine
exploded near Hack Berry last night,
killing Engineer Schroeder, Fireman
Long and Brakeman Trapp. . The bod
ies were found 300 feet from the track.
Sword Bearer and His Fol-
lowers Elude the Military
and Escape,
The People of Montana Fear
the Worst Results From
This Event.
The Fargo Board of Trade De-
clares Vigorously Against
Dairy Convention in lowa-
General News of the
I Special to the Globe.
Billings, Mont., Nov. I.— After
: watching Sword Bearer and his 200 fol
lowers for three weeks, the military al
lowed them to make their escape for
i parts unknown last night. They are
1 supposed to have come toward this
! place, and considerable uneasiness is
felt here for the safety of the people
j along the Yellowstone and also at June-
I tion City. The actions of the defiant
I Indians about confirm the belief that
all is not right. It is noticed that all are
well armed, and can make a long strug
gle. Many stockmen, who have cattle
! on the reservation, are sending out men
; for their protection. Just now they are
fat, and many will surely be
i killed by the turbulent reds. The
' citizens here are greatly incensed to
! think that the Indians were allowed to
escape to make trouble, when they
might have been captured. .
S:3O p. in.— News has just reached
here that 150 Nez Perces have arrived
on the Crow reservation. They say
they came to trade with the Crows, hut
as their nature is well kncwn by the
settlers many think their coming means
no good. Fears for the safety of set-
tlers increases as time advances, and
there is some talk of organizing a min
ute company, to be on hand in case of
emergency. It is needless to say that
trie people have good cause for the fears
entertained. . ■ "v:-
The Board of Trade Declares
Against Local Option and Pro-
Special to the Globe. • v .-.--.-
Pabgo, Dak., Nov. I.— The hoard of
trade to-day threw a bomb into the local
option ranks by the adoption of the fol
lowing preamble and resolutions:
Whereas, Rxjierience has demonstrated in
those stales where it lias been tried that pro-
hibition, or the refusal to grant license to
sell and deal — intoxicating liquors under
proper restrictions, has not aided the cause
„ temperance, but on the contrary has gen
erally resulted in the extension of the evils
incident to their improper and excessive use;
! and
Whereas, It has come to the knowledge of
■ this board that in severut counties the ques-
lion of license or no license is not to be sub
' mined to their voters, and for that reason a
j uniform policy on that question in this terri
! Tory is impossible: and
Whereas, In the opinion of this board it
will be detrimental to the material commer-
I cial interests of this city and county to adopt
i the policy of no license by reason of our
! close proximity to a state where license is
1 granted, and on account of the great reduc
; tion of municipal revenues that tinevita-
I — y follow: lie it therefore
Resolved. That it is the sense of the board
} of trade, of the city of Farge, that a policy In
its nature prohibiting of the sale of intoxi
i eating liquors ought not to be adopted in
; this city or comity, but on the contrary their
sale should be permitted under such rules
and regulations as will restrain and keep in
check those who are licensed to deal in them;
and it is further ■ :
Resolved. That this board is in favor of
high license, but not ot prohibition in this
eiiv or county, null's* it can be universal
throughout the territory and the several
There was a hot time in the board
over the matter, it being urged that pro-
hibition would reduce the value of prop-
erty 25 to 40 per cent. The minority in-
sisted that it "was political in character
and should not lie acted Upon, none how-
ever favoring prohibition. The busi-
ness interests are nearly solid against
local option, but the a. tion of the board
has caused a great local sensation and
will make the contest red hot.
A Dairy Convention.
Dißtoi k. 10., Nov. The dairy
convention opened at Manchester to-
day under favorable auspices. At 10
o'clock a special train arrived with del-
egates from New York, Boston, Chi
cago, St. Paul and St. Louis. This
evening Gov. Larrabee delivered an ad-
dress, welcoming the National associa
tion to lowa. To-morrow the main bus-
mess of the convention will begin.
Hey wood in Trouble.
Chicago, Nov. I.— Alfred Heywood
& Son, which is classed as the largest
provision importing house in Liverpool,
England, was made defendant in a suit
for $5,000 in the circuit court to-day by
F. 11. Whitney. This suit is an out-
come of an American venture made by
the Hey woods in ISBS, when they pur-
chased of Mr. Whitney a packing-house
at Atlantic, 10.. and commenced to pack
hogs and cattle and ship them to Liver-
pool. The venture was a failure, how-
ever, and the business was discontinued.
Mr. Whitney claims that the woods
still owe' him $5,000. Alfred Heywood
visited Clrcago last week and was ar-
rested last Saturday evening on a capias
issued at the instance of Henry Meade,
ah engineer, who claims money due
him under a contract for services." Hey-
wood spent Saturday night in jail but
was released the next day.
Blue Mart Sunday Schools.
Special to the Globe.
Mankato, Minn., Nov. I.— The nine-
teenth annual convention of the Blue
Earth County Sunday School associa
tion met tills evening at the Presbyte
rian church in this city. The leading
features of this evening were: Open-
ing service, conducted by George H.
Brewster: address. "The Sunday School
Work. Why all Christians Should En-
gage in it," Rev. W. Whitney; address,
■•How to Interest People* in Bible
Study," Eld. E. Rogers. The conven
tion will continue over to-morrow.
Several prominent speakers and Sun-
day school workers will be present and
address the convention."
Tyncr's Resignation. .
Special to the Globe,
Fargo, Dak., Nov. I.— ln regard to
his resignation, Adjt.-Gen. Tyner states
that it was tendered verbally to Gov.
Church last March, and the governor
frankly told him hat he had previously
promised the place to Gen. Jenkins. In
July Gens. Tyner and Jenkins met the
governor at " Huron and a resignation
was formally tendered, to be accepted
after the encampment. Tyner . speaks
in the highest terms of his successor as
a gentleman and crippled Union sol
diery aud as entirely competent. He
says the governor has always treated i
him with marked courtesy and con-"
sideration. :. •' . . . v;
. Iron Near St. Cloud.
Special to the Globe.
St. Cloud, Nov. I.— The discovery of
iron in this vicinity is now an estab
lished fact and no longer a secret. The
vein is located . on that part which has
been examined— the farm of -John
Wetel, which is within a mile of this city,
A. Rosenberger, of this city, has been
prosecuting the examination of the lo
cality. He dug a pit, and at the depth
of a few feet found what unmistakably
appeared to be iron ore. This he had
sent to the state assayer, who reported
that it contained from 20 to 40 per cent
of iron, which might be increased as the
shaft is lowered.
A Libel Suit.
Special to the Globe.
Sioux City, 10., Nov. I.— Sheriff Mc-
Donald, who is a candidate for re-elec
tion on the Democratic ticket, to-night
began suit for $5,000 against the pub-
lishers of the Evening Times for libel.
That paper published this afternoon a
statement to the effect that the sheriff
allowed one Henry Miller, in jail for '
obtaining goods under false pretenses, .
his liberty on condition that Miller
would work for votes for him. The
'limes has been bitter' against Mc-
Donald during the entire campaign..
The tight is getting very warm, and is
made by the saloon element on one
side against the friends of prohibition
on the other.
An Assignment.
Special to the Globe. %
RED Wing, Nov. I.— P. Johnson, a
grocer doing business on Plum street.
made an assignment to-day for the ben-
efit of his creditors to Gust Lillyblad.
An inventory is being taken, but the
assets and liabilities have not yet been
ascertained. It is not believed they are
large.. The assets of C. A. Uendel, the
assigned saloon proprietor, as per in-
ventory, are 188—85. The liabilities,
per schedule, - exclusive of interest,
count up to §5,053.45.
Minnesota Patents.
Washington, Nov. I.— The following
Minnesotians were granted patents to-
day: AlvinS. Boyce, New Richland,
permutation lock; John Edgar, Roches
ter, whiffletree center, thill coupling
and fifth wheel; Robert E. Gleason,
Stillwater, chain; Fred K. Ludwig,
Glencoe, boiler furnace: Frank B. Mil-
ville, Minneapolis, bustle: Jabez H.
Paul. Minneapolis, blank cabinet; John
L. Thompson, Minneapolis, hub attach-
ing device and wagon axle.
A Grocery House Fails.
Special to the Globe.
Winona, Nov. -The fancy grocery
house of C. S. Randall & Co., was
closed to-day on judgments in favor of
Sprague. Warner & Co., 1681.09, Strauss
& Hamburger, 3.70, and Hull Bros.
& Martin, 8154.25. . The firm has been
doing an extensive business, carrying
the largest stock of fancy groceries in
the city. ' -•..
Fatally Injured.
Special to the Globe.
Wabasha, Minn.. Nov. Henry
Palm, while engaged about the lime *
kiln near Read's Landing this morning;
fell from a scaffolding on the rocks be-
neath from a height of twelve feet. A ..
heavy timber became displaced by his
fall and followed, striking him on the s
head and crushing it against the rocks. ,
His condition is serious and a recovery
is scarcely hoped for.
Doings at Deadwood.
Special to the Globe.
Deadwood, Dak., Nov. The iron •
on the Topeka, Elkhorn & Missouri !
Valley was laid to White wood this even- ;
ing, ten miles from here. A big strike
Of chloride ore was found last night in |
the combination shaft between the iron
hill shaft and the Albe, making the Alb
as line a property as the iron hill. .r . \
A Church Burned.
In—rfal In 11,.. nl— _,
St. Peter, Minn., Nov. I.— The old
Swedish church at this place was burned j
to the ground this morning, and with it |
a barn and filled granary. The fire was
the work of small children playing with
matches. The total loss will be about
£1,500, The church was covered with an
insurance of $400.
A Barn Destroyed.
Special to the Globe.
Neii.i.sxii.i.e, Wis.. Nov. I.— The
large barn of A. Strew, located seven-
teen miles southwest of this city, con- 1
taining several tons of hay, one yoke of
oxen and six head of horses. was con- ;
sumed by fire Saturday night. Loss
nearly $2,000.
Here's Bar's Meat.
Special to the Globe.
Litchfield, Minn., Nov. I.— A two-
iiundred-pound black bear was killed
about live miles north of here last
A Moonlight Excursion. '**
Special to the Globe.
0&-—I8, Minn., Nov. I.— A big moon-
light excursion was given on Osakis
Lake this evening by Mann. Cap
tain of the Belle of Osakis. to the head
of the lake and return, making a trip of
thirty miles. A large crowd was in at-
tendance. The Osakis brass band fur-
nished music. This is the last excur
sion of this season on the lake.
Poetal Changes.
Washington, D. C, Nov. 1.- The
postoffice at Plain view, Douglas county,
Dak., was discontinued to-day. A.H.
J. George was to-day appointed post-
master at Wyatt. Aurora county, Dak..
vice George R. Russell, resigned. -.A
postoffice was established at Heekin,'
Grant county, and Daniel M. Hall ap-
pointed postmaster.
A Close Chase.
Special to the Globe.
Wabasha, Nov. I.— Casper Shellen-
berger had a valuable horse stolen from
his barn on Monday night. He gave
chase on Tuesday morning and came so
close on to the thief that the latter was ;
obliged to abandon the horse in order to-
make his own escape.
A Small Failure.
Special to the Globe.
Wabasha, Nov. I.— P. H. Murphy, a
grocer in this city, was closed by Sher-
iff Cratte this morning, on a writ of at-
tachment. Both assets and liabilities.
are small. - The failure is attributed to
dullness in trade. 'g" ' / S3 \
Pensions Granted. SLvj
Washington, Nov. I.— The following '
Minnesotians . were granted pensions
to-day : Harper, father of Job K. Ty- '
son, Chatfield. Original: John Pier-" «•
ron, Augusta; - Vr-'H" \
A Heavy Docket. •'- '£
Special to the Globe.
Siotx Fat.es, Dak.,- Nov. I.— The
docket ' for the district court, which
opens here next week, holds 130 cases,
sixty of which are new ones. This -is
the largest docket ever known here.
In London, By a Judge's De-
j cision, It is at a Police-
- man's Mercy.
The Scoundrel Who Arrested
and Traduced Miss Cass
is Reinstated.
The Princess of Wales as
Liable to Indignity as the
Lowest Drab.
More About Gladstone—The
General Budget of News
From Abroad.
By Cable to the Globe. i :.■{■
Loxdox, Nov. I.— The failure of the
prosecution of Policeman Endicott for
traducing the character of Miss Cass, is
a subject of regretful comment among
citizens generally and in the press.
The Pall Mall Gazette, "which took a
leading part in the crusade against the
police methods, illustrated by the Cass
arrest, is especially bitter against Judge
Stephen, who deemed the evidence
against Endicott insufficient to hold him
on. The Gazette says that it may now
he accepted as English law that there is
no redress for any person accused by a
policeman according to Judge Stephen.
Remarks the editor: "If the vilest man
on the force were to swear that the
Prince— of "Wales was soliciting, be
could not be held for perjury unless the
princess produced witnesses to sustain
her denial. The ordinary role of law that
the burden of proof is on the accuser is
set at naught, but the responsible offi
cials of the police department are. saved
from danger of decapitation, and this
boon doubtless outweighs one woman's
reputation." Endicott will, as the re-
sult of the decision, be restored to his
position and receive his back pay in
full. The outcome of the case has been
unfortunate for Miss Cass in all re-
spects. Though it is conceded that there
was no proof of anything improper in
her conduct on the evening of her ar-
rest, when she was carrying a bundle
for delivery for her employers, yet the
great resources of the police department
have been used in
during her whole life, and the result
has been the discovery of some pecca
dilloes which have been magnified as
much as possible in order to discredit
her before the public. It was
shown that she was frivolous and indis-
cret in her conduct before coming to
I— ndon, though nothing worse than
flirtation was proven. The police also,
without any proof to that, effect, in-
sinuated that her sudden marriage after
,the proceedings began was arranged in
"order to offset medical evidence . as to
her chastity. It is argued, however,' by
those interested in criticising the action
of the police that this line of attack was
an evasion of the. real issue and could
have no bearing on the right of an
officer to make arbitrary arrests [of
women against whom no evidence
could be produced of improper conduct
at the time of the arrest.- The police
certainly have no cause to congratulate
themselves on the result of the whole
affair, however much Miss Cass may
have been damaged by it. .- r-:
to-night show the rumor of M. Wadding
ton's resignation is unfounded, and that
the minister will return to his duties 111
London to-morrow.
The Emperor William's continued ill-
ness causes great anxiety throughout
Germany. The fact that the aged mon-
arch does not throw off the effects of his
cold so readily as 011 former occasions
leads to apprehensions that his vitality
is iM'comiug seriously iiii|i,uieii. vie
crown prince holds himself prepared to
return to Berlin from the South at a
moment's notice. His throat is said to
be improving, and there is no doubt that
his voice is at least stronger than for
some time hack. There is not any great
belief in his complete recovery, not-
withstanding occasional temporary im
provement. S_SBSS
The quiescence of the unemployed
during the past week or so must not be
taken as an indication of the complete
disappearance of those bugbears of the
police. It is said that they are only
resting on their laurels and quietly
organizing for new efforts. Many fear
that the lawless element will choose
lord mayor's day as the occasion of a
.serious demonstration. At any rate,
there is a general impression that the
proletariat will show themselves in the
near future in less grotesque and more
serious ways than hitherto.
London, Nov. I.— Mr. Gladstone has
written a letter in reply to a question
regarding free education, in which he
says: "I wish to avoid entering into a
new controversy. I am devoted to the
settlement of one subject, on the prog-
ress of which all other subjects must
depend." W. 11. Smith, first lord of the
treasury and government leader in the
house of commons, .writes regarding the
charges made -* by Mr. Gladstone,
that the r- ministry is setting
the example of a law-breaker in Ireland,
that the ministry cannot deal seriously
with the charges, which are refuting
themselves. The mini— ry, he says, is
amenable to the courts if it be a' law-'
Dillon's Fiery Harrangue.
Dcbein, Nov. I.— Mr. Dillon, speak
ing at a league meeting in Limerick to
day, said that the Protestant judges had
confirmed the Mitchelstown sentence
against Mr. O'Brien under circumstan
ces astounding even to those accus
tomed to the mockery of laws prevail-
ing in Irish courts. If Mr. O'Brien's
friends had force enough present they
would have rescued him at any cost.
He would scorn a people who, having
the power to procure liberty, would sub
mit to such brutal tyranny.
- O'Brien in Prison.
Cork, Nov. I.— The mayor has in-
formed the municipal authorities that
Mr. O'Brien, having promised to resist
to the death his subjection to the treat
ment of an ordinary criminal,' the gov
ernor of the prison in which he is incar
cerated, at the mayor's request, he has
telegraphed to the prison board ask
ing advice ras to the course he shall
pursue. The mayor will see Mr. O'Brien
daily and report to the municipal'
A Great Painter 111.
Paris, Nov. l.—Meissonier, the great
painter, has been advised by his physi
cians to abstain from all work for a long
time, as symptoms of paralysis are de
veloping, especially in his thumb. .
Brutal British Sailors.
Paris, Nov. I.— Dr. Salter, of the
wrecked ship Menzaleh, _ accuses the
master of " the English ship Clenshiels
of having compelled . the captain nf the
Menzaleh, which was waterlogged, to
handover the ship to him at the risk of
being abandoned on the ocean. All the
English crew boarded the Menzaleh and
laid hands on everything of value. He
hints that the- Menzaleh was . sunk
designedly. The French crew, he says,
were treated with the utmost rudeness.
A Constable Exonerated.
Loxdox, Nov. I.— The prosecution of
Constable Endicott, who arrested Miss
Cass on the charge of being an improper
character, and who was indicted by the
Middlesex grand: jury for " perjury be-
cause of evidence he - gave against her,
has collapsed. The judge before whom
the case was heard held that the cvi-
dence of Miss Cass was not corroborated,
and discharged the constable. -
The Panama Canal. -
Paws, Nov. I.— Count de Lesseps has
announced to the Academy of Science
that the Panama canal will be opened
on Feb. 3. 1890. The work will not then
be entirely completed, but the passage
will be free for twenty ships a day. It
is estimated that this traffic will . pro-
duce an annual revenue of from 9,000,
- to 10,000,000 francs.
Germany's Revenue.
Berlin, Nov. I.— The revenue of the
empire for the first half of the current
financial year shows as follows: In-
creases, Customs duties, 10,300,000
marks; postoffice. 4,000,000 marks; state
railways, 1,250,000 marks. Decreases.
Sugar tax, 500,000 marks; spirit tax,
2,000,000 marks.
. The Wild .West Closes.
Loxnox, Nov. I— The Wild West
show closed last night. An enormous
audience was present. During their
' stay in this city the ' orderly conduct of
I the Indians and of the whole company
I has been favorably commented upon.
An Anarchist Arrested.
An Anarchist Arrested.
Vienna. Nov. Kercal, the anarch
i ist leader, has been arrested in connec
i tion with a fresh conspiracy against the
j government.- "'.:"'.
A Gale in England.
London, Nov. I.— gale to-day ere-
ated great damage along the coast and
on the channel. • Numerous minor cas-
ulties to -hipping are reported.
Eighteen Lives Lost.
Loxdox, Nov. I.— lt is reported that
the British bark Temple Bar. hound for
Bio Janeiro, foundered in the Bristol
channel. The crew,numbering eighteen,
were lost.
The Emperor Better.
Berlin, Nov. I.— The physicians of
the emperor report to-night that he is
slowly improving and if the progress
continues he will soon be able to leave
his room. _
Aid for Ireland.
Detroit. Nov. I.— The following ca
blegram, sent from here this morning,
explains itself : . „. •„..-., .....
. Detroit. Nov. 1. 1887.— Gillisßig
. . gar, M. V.. London, , En?. : The league is get
: ting into tine. - Ten thousand dollars more to
I test coercion. Half this sum from ! fearless
j Philadelphia. O'Brien in prison worth 810,
- a week. Charles O'Reilly,
"O'Brien as an editor never received
above #20 a week," said Dr. O'Reilly.
■ "He would not accept more. I. do not
I know what he was worth at his desk: I
have some idea of what lie is worth in
A Floral Show.
A Floral Show.
Chicago, Nov. — Arrangements
were commenced to-day for the floral
and horticultural show to be given this
week in the battery D building. Prizes
ranging from -*50 to tSOt) are offered for
the best competitive displays, and the
Chrysanthemum show, it is said, will be
the most attractive and beautiful ex-
hibit of this favorite flower ever seen
in the country. The exhibition will
continue for seveial days, and a differ-
ent line of designs and flowers will be
displayed every day.
The Nicaragua Canal.
New York, Nov. I.— The Williams &
Rankin steamer Hondo sails from this
port on Nov. 20 for Grey n, Nica
ragua, with an expedition which is to
complete the final location of the inter-
oceanic canal route and to prepare for
the work of construction, which is to be
commenced during the winter. The ex-
pedition consists of forty engineers and
HO laborers, in charge of Civil Engineer
Perry. The chief engineer, A. G. Men-
ocal, will join the party in a few weeks.
The Ophir Farm Sold.
New York, Nov. I.— The well-known
Ophir farm, named by . Ben Halliday
after his famous mine, was sold yester-
day, to I). Ogden Mills by George W.
Xuintard, assignee of the late John
Roach. The farm comprises about
1,200 acres of the best land in the town
of Harrison. It is three miles east of
White Plains and it commands a fine
view of Long Island sound. It was
originally known as the George Miller
farm. It is reported that Mr. Mills has
purchased the place for his daughter,
Mrs. Whitelaw Reed. The price paid
has not been made public.
A Farmers' Congress.
A Farmers' Congress".
Chicago, Nov. Delegates are ar-
riving in large numbers to attend the
annual farmers' congress, which opens
here to-morrow. It is expected that the
congress will comprise about 600 dele-
gates, representing every state and ter
ritory in the union, the majority of them
being appointees of the governors of
their states. The gathering will be one
of the most important in the history of
American agriculture.
. ■ .. -^*-
The Panama Safe.
Havana, Nov. 1. — The Spanish
steamer Panama, from New York, which
was ashore on the Florida coast, has ar-
rived here, having floated Sunday after-
noon. All on board are well. She has
on board a pilot from New York, as well
as Mr. Ceballos, her agent in that city.
Capt. Alcatina, who was in command of
the Panama on her voyage out from New
York, has been relieved.
The Hamilton & Dayton.
The Hamilton & Dayton.
Cincinnati, 0., Nov. I.— The direct-
ors of the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Day-
ton Railroad company held an executive
session in this city late this afternoon.
A. S. Winslow. the president, resigned.
Ilis resignation was accepted, and
Julius Dexter was elected to fill the va
A Big Libel Suit.
A Big Libel Suit.
New Y.ork, Nov. I.— Controller Lowe.
has j| instituted . a \ suit against George
Jones ; and the New York Times com
pany for $100,000 - for libel. The com-
plaint was served by Evarts, Choate & .
Beman on Mr. Jones at the Times office
at noon to-day. NT. ;.__ \
The .Hertford Bank Fails.
':■ The Medford Bank Fails.
Medford, Wis., Nov. I.— The Ex
change bank, of Mcd ford, made an as-'
signment to-day. Liabilities, about
$300,000; assets unknown, as everything
is encumbered. .-- Many poor people had
deposited small amounts at this bank. \ ,
A Solitary Sailor Left to Tell
the Tale of the Vernon's
Before His Rescue He Passed
Sixty Hours on a Frail
His Companions Died One by
His Companions Died One by
One and He Also Nearly
Eight Lives Lost by an Explo
sion at St. Louis— Other
Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Nov. The
schooner S. B. Pomeroy passed here to-
day with Alfred Stone, one ot the fire
- men of the ill-fated steamer Vernon.
He was picked up last night eight miles "
from Sheboygan on a raft. A dead body
Was found on the raft with him, sup-
posed to be another fireman. Stone
says he awoke as the boat was sinking
and jumped through a window and
found the life raft with six persons on
it. He says there were fifty people on
board. When he jumped into the water
there were people scattered around in
life "preservers. He saw the life raft
on the crest of a wave and succeeded in
reaching it. The ice-cold water dashed
over the raft. chilling and freezing every
one on it. One by one they succumbed
and were swept off by the waves. Float-
ing about in the life preservers they
stflod a poor chance in the terrible sea
that was raging. He saw several per-
sons torn out of preservers by the vio
lence of the waves, and go down never
to reappear. There was little shrieking
or confusion. "The next morning,"
continued Stone, "I was left alone on
the raft, the others all having been
overcome by the cold and fallen off. I
saw a steamer approaching from the
„ __._,
hoping to attract the attention of the
steamer, but she passed by about a half-
mile away. 1 thought my fate was
sealed. The waves were continuously
washing over the raft, taxing my rapidly
failing strength to the utmost" to hold
on. The sea began going down on Sat-
urday and the water stopped washing
over the raft. This gave me no relief
from the cold, as 1 was wet through and
frost-bitten, but was no longer in danger
of being swept off. I was about over-
come with fatigue, hunger and
cold * when the schooner Pomeroy
picked me up. 1 think. the. cause of
the disaster can never; be known, as 1
am probably the only survivor. When ;
T awoke the steamer was' sinking and I
had only time to get outside before she
went down. 1 think most of the people
on board went down with her. It is
likely that her machinery gave out and
she got in the trough of the sea and her
side was stove in by a wave. lam not
certain that her engines gave out, but
she lay in the trough of the sea when
she sunk. The top of the cabin was
forced off .when she went down and a
few people climbed upon it, but it soon
broke up." ?:-. :+:
It was 5 o'clock yesterday morning
when Stone was picked up. The dead
man was the other fireman. The other
six on the little raft died of exposure,
the steward dying two hours after going
on the raft. Stone does not remember
the names of any of the persons on the
raft with him. •..-.", ;
Stuigeon Bay, Wis., Nov. I.— to
the arrival of the schooner' Pomeroy,
from Chicago, which passed through the
bay to-day, it was supposed that not a
single survivor was left of the forty or
fifty people on board the propeller Ver-
non, which went down off Sheboygan
early last Saturday morning. It is now
known, however, that at least one man
lives to tell the tale of that terrible night
on Lake Michigan. The Pomeroy has
on board the only survivor, so far as is
now known, of that awful disaster. The
name of the man who has thus been res-
cued from death after he had given up
all hope of ever again setting his foot
upon dry land, is Alfred Stone,
of Chicago, one of the Vernon's crew.
He had been in the water sixty hours,
exposed to a bitter piercing wind, and
without a bite to eat, when the Pomeroy
discovered him on a raft last night
about eight miles from Sheboygan. It
was a clear, moonlight night. Stone
was so cold as to be , almost helpless,
and so weak from hunger that he could
scarcely move. Although still very
weak from the effects of his awful ex-
perience, Stone was able to make a
brief statement of the never-to-be-for-
gotton night. "I was awakened in the
middle of the night," lie says, "by the
cries of the passengers and crew "that
the vessel was sinking. I sprang out
of the window and found myself on a
life raft with six other persons. ' I can-
not say now who my companions were.
Part of them were
and part were passengers. It seemed
only a moment before the vessel had
gone down, and I believe that all but a
few of those on board went down wit-
her. Ido not know just how many peo
ple were aboard at the time, but the
number could not have been far from
fifty. We passed through an awful
night. I think I never saw such a sea
as that which tossed our little raft at its
mercy. When daylight came we hoisted
a signal of distress, using a coat tied to
an oar. Two vessels passed so . near us
Saturday that they must have seen our
signal, yet for some reason they appar
ently made no effort to reach us. The
storm still raged and it may be that they
had all they could do to save themselves.
"One after another of my companions
perished in the cold or was washed off
the raft when they became too numb
with the cold to hold on any longer. We
never saw any others from the sunken
steamer, and 1 don't believe any others
survived. The vessel went down so
suddenly that the crew hadn't time. to
man the boats."
When Stone was picked up there was
the corpse of one man on the raft with
him, the other four having perished
several hours before. Stone says this
man was one of the crew whose name
he does not know.
A tug that went to search for the
bodies of the lost Vernon's crew and
passengert to-day picked up two floaters.
They were evidently members of .-'the
crew, but unidentified. One of them
was in the water in perpendicular posi
tion, being held up by a life preserver
that had slipped up under his head. The
other body floated on the surface.
A Horrible . Calamity Occurs at
~: ' St. Louis.-.
St. Louis, Nov. I.— A flash followed
by a dull roar and then the crush of
walls convulsed the center 5 of , this city
at 2 this morning, and the clamor^ that
The GLOBE would like to fell you,
-„.-•■ ■■. ;-'-;."■ "■■' ■"-'-: - ■ ■'■•'
In a pleasant sort of a way, -•■•; -•"
In a pleasant sort of a way,
That It's got some space to sell you '. ]'. ;-._
In its columns every day, ■'■?'?*
We believe in letting you know it. >-
In the calm, clear light of day. ■■"-
When you've something to blow— why .
blow it, '
. That's the only sensible way.
NO. 306.
followed carried the rumor of the horri
ble calamity that had befallen three
familes while wrapped in slumber. An
explosion of gasoline in the rear, of the
cellar of : Michael Newman's grocery^, •
store. No. 13 South Fourteenth street,.
had lifted the two-story building from its
foundation and dropped it back again in
a mass, beneath which were . buried
Michael Newman, aged fifty-two years;
Mrs. Annie Newman, aged forty years J
Miss Mamie Newman, aged eighteen'
years; John Newman, aged sixteen?
years; Nellie Newman, aged fifteen
years; Kate Newman, aged eleven'
years; Eddie Newman, aged thirteen
years; Charles Devere, Mrs. Charles
Devere, Miss Hattie Brown, of Colum-
bus, v., bruised _ about : the lower'
limbs; Charles Eifford, Miss Patty Bry-^
ant, Mrs. Beasley; The messenger of,
death had scarcely wrecked the place]
before fire swept" through the ruins,
But good work began and then began!
the search for the dead. A store was'
on the corner of the alley running j
through from Fourteenth to Targeo •
street, and was the noi th room of the :
building, covering 7. 9 and 11 Southl
Fourteenth street. The building, a*
two-story brick, was completed but a!
short time ago and only one storeroom 4.
was occupied. All the up stairs portion j
was occupied by tenements. Mr. New-
man and his family of seven lived over!
the store. The force of the explosion
was terrific, the entire block of build-'
ings north of and across the alley from!
the building in which the explosion
took place were gutted by the blast:
The Newman block, crushed in. was
covered by the roof, which had settled*
down upon the ruins and formed aj
barrier through which the rescuers had .
to cut a way. ---r-.rw^T.-;
impeded progress, and threatening walls .
on either side overhung ready to crush;
the gallant men who pressed to the spot'
where calls for : help - directed them.' _-.
These were soon removed, and in the!
debris were revealed the mangled forms
of the grocery man's family. Two ladies,;
Newman's daughters, were first re-
moved. Mamie, nineteen years of age,
was still alive, but mangled from the tim-
bers and charred by fire, was beyond'
the hope of recovery. Her sister Nellie,';
a girl of fifteen, moaned piteously for;
her sister.- For the half hour that these'
two had been imprisoned their efforts
had been to draw near to each other!
when they saw escape impossible.'
Neither can survive. The rest of the
Newman family were dead. Some sat'
upright and others were doubled in their j
beds. Life had evidently fled while
they were wrapped in slumber. In the
same building, over storeroom No. 9,
lived Charles Devere, a traveling sales-
man and his wife. Visiting them was
Miss Hattie Brown, of Columbus, Ky. -
She was badly injured, but miraculous- :'
ly escaped death. She awoke to find. V
herself buried beneath heavy timbers
somewhere against a wall. * She was
unable to tell where: she was thrown,
but when she opened her eves she . be-
held a thrilling scene that had all the
effects of a horrible dream. „-/ •;•■
On one side a wall of fire reached to
the sky, while the clash of timbers and'
the clatter of iron caused a storm of
dangerous missiles to fly j about her
head. The screams of thos-.' in the ad-
joining building rang in her ears, and
as she realized her situation she almost
fainted, but nerved to ■—-'■ -■;;. >;-■ v -
- •: ;y< A EAST DESPERATE STIirGGT.E { v?£s£f
by the groans of the dying she essayed'
to escape, but found her efforts baffled!
at every turn. She was firmly ' pinnedl -
by a beam across her thigh and an iron --
rod over one ankle. She could not telll
what means she employed to get out,:
but as she twisted and struggled in
vain the fire was blown toward her,
until her long black . tresses • were
scorched and the odor of burning meat
penetrated her lungs and almost suffo- :
cated the brave girl, who battled bravely,
for life. Relief appeared hopeless,' but
just as she sank back in despair the
ruins settled down and the overhanging
timbers were raised from the limbs'
which were fettered in the deadly em
brace. No time was to be .lost, as the
fire pressed close around her. With an
extraordinary effort Miss Brown sprang.
to her feet, and staggering, falling and!'
rolling she made her way through . the'
ruins without knowing where she was
going, nor possessing Dower to see or
feel a way to safety. Again_and again
she fell, and, as she says, her strength'
was completely exhausted, and she:;
stumbled .' forward, : falling headlong "
into an open space, where she lay un-
conscious for a few minutes. She .was _
restored by a cool breeze that brought '
the blood to her brain, and she again
rose to her feet, only to find . herself in
the comparative safety of a small rear.
yard. Thence she ran to a neighbor*
house, and climbing through a balcony,
sank down in a swoon. A neighbor
found her there and carried her into the
street, where '••.;■.. k.:?::;
and some clothing. She paid no attest,
tion to the kind offers of friendly hands,
went down to the scene and remained
there in agony.eagerly scanning charred)
and bruised faces as the firemen carried!
the victims from the huge heap of j
splintered material. Over store room-
No. 1 resided Mrs. Bryant with her
daughter. Miss Fatty. With them were '
two boarders, Charles Eifford and ,Mrs.
Beasiey. The last -named was buried
so deeply in the debris that the search!
for her was given up until the others
were removed. An unknown man of
forty years was found in the debris and'
removed to the morgue. Besides those
injured in this building were many per-
sons in the neighborhood more or less
cut and bruised from the flying splinters
and bricks. It did not alone destroy the ,
Newman block. For several blocks on
either side of the street the concussion
shattered the windows, and in the I im-
mediate vicinity on the opposite.side | of
the way the fronts of buildings were
mashed in ; by the terrible force, and
scarcely a window or a door remains.
Walls cracked, floors gave way and
plaster fell in almost every house:
within a radius of a hundred yards, and:
on the heads of the sleeping residents
fell with horrible suddenness. Their
mad rushing and flight from they knew .
not what, . m - confusion worse con-
founded, added to their injury. The
scene of terror on the street was'
illuminated by the ghastly glare of con-
suming . flame and the figures wildly
running and gesticulating, dressed only '
in night dresses, vividly told • the dread |
uncertainty and fright that had seized
the community. The din was enhanced
by the ' ' '^WiIIM P
and the thumping of fire engines. A
little while and human nature asserted
itself, and the organized efforts of the m
city were of avail . i The ambulance ser-
vice was excellent. , The wa_o> s sent
to the scene brought skilled v.' end tuts
and many physicians were on hand |as
soon las . their services could be used.
Nothing was spared to relieve the suf
ferers and as they were removed I from .
the debris they were taken immediately .'■
to the dispensary. .The police soon had
control of : the • crowd, and the vandals
had no opportunity, to ply I their - trade, "
as watchmen were in the . shattered
building before ■ -; the . rogues - dared- to H
enter.- The < >. firemen - worked . at i- the
fallen buildings regardless -of adjacent
walls, which towered -with" lmpending -
danger. ; With day-light came the word ;
that all the victims had been removed; r
The corrected Hist . of " the dead •; and
wounded by the exnlosion is eight dead;
and ; three . wounded -". seriously. "■■, Six
others who - lived -, in : the building,' re- }
ported missing, have been found, either v;
uninjured or badly bruised. Five of the
Newman family are dead- -^f&lf

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