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If you wish to make money read the "Wants" in THE GLOBE to-day. VOL. X. HAZLETON'S HORROR. Fifty-Seven Bodies Taken Out of the Lehigh Valley Wreck. X Scene at Mud River That Made Strong Hearts Quail. the Horrors of the Disaster Cannot Be Expressed in Words. It Is Impossible to Tell the Number of the Wounded. Wii.ki.si; Pa., Oct. 11.—Tester flay was a glad day at Hazleton, such an oue as the busy borough on the mount ain had never known before. Twenty thousand people had assembled to do honor to the memory of the beloved saint, that noble temperance apostle. Father Theobald Matbew. The town was brilliant with decorations; the streets thronged with patriotic Irish men, with their wives and children. Bauds of music filled the thoroughfares with sweet sounds, golden-framed ban ners and brurht regalia added brilliancy to the glittering pageant Father Mathew. day of 1888 was the grandest in the history of the Scranton diocese. Seven special trains from Lackawanna county and six from this region rolled into the Hazleton depot freighted with light hearted humanity, and other specials swelled the aggregation to 311 cars. Be sides these, the regulars were bringing in thousands of people from all direc tions, and it is safe to say that never before in its history has the Lehigh Valley road handled such a passenger traffic as it did yesterday. The festiv ities of the day are ended. The multi tude, joyous with the grandeur and suc cess of the occasion, are boarding the trains for their journey homeward. There is No THOUGHT OF DANGER, for they think not of the sad fate that awaited many of them— the impending disaster that, ere three hours shall have passed, will Bend a thrill of horror from the Lehigh to the Lackawanna, shroud ing the three valleys in a cloud of gloom, and making hundreds of happy homes the abodes of untold agony. Two sections came through safely. The third is Hearing home. The fourth, composed of Jersey Central cars and freighted mostly with Lackawanna people, stops at Mud Bun, a station be tween Perm Haven Junction and White Haven, for water. The fifth is follow ing close behind. Passengers on it watch the lights of the one ahead as they fly through the darkness for a long way. and as they finally see the third section stand ing a little way ahead of them at the Run, they wonder why their train does not slacken its speed. As it flashes along at full speed, Fireman Hughey Gallagher, of the fourth, directs the at tention of his engineer. Harry Cook, to the signal lantern of the third, and jumps from the cab. The engineer fol lows him. An instant later the crash conies. The fretting, fuming, purling engine ploughs its heated body through nearly the entire length of the rear car, scalding, jamming and killing the un fortunate occupants. This car is jammed into the next ahead of it. and that into the third, the three cars being a total wreck. The lights are extinguished and darkness adds terror to the scene. The shrieks of the injured and groans of the dying are heard on every side, and Till: STRONGEST HEARTS QUAIL. Alter the first shock is over those who are able to do so begin the work of rescuing. An effort to withdraw the engine from the car into which it has plunged adds to the suffering of the in jured and dying, and in response to their cries the effort is relinquished: There the monster stands amid the un fortunates. actually cooking them with its escaping steam. The rescuers are busy with hands and axes. There is found a girl pinioned in such a way that she can only lie released by the loss of a leg. A blow of the axe severs the member and she is free. There is a man. an arm pinioned in the wreck, the other clasping a joyous, prattling babe; here again is a young lady, jammed between two seats, in the Bgony of death, while her father is dying upon the smokestack of the snorting engine. Physicians were sum moned from White Haven and respond ed promptly, rendering such service as was possible under the circumstances. Seventeen of the seriously injured were brought to the hospital in this city, as were many more whose injuries were so slight that they were subsequently sent home. As soon as the news of the accident reached this city the wildest excitement prevailed. The depot was thronged with friends and relatives of those on the ill-fated train, all seeking information of their loved ones, but little was received, and all had to wait for some one coming from the wreck. As the hours advanced the suspense grew MORE AND MORE AGONIZING, and the scene was most harrowing. A large number of the relatives of the dead, and many who feared that friends were on the ill-fated train, crowded the streets of Wilkesbarre, from early morning. An immense throng sur rounded the Valley depot and surged backward and forward in their anxiety to obtain the latest particulars of the sad affair. Among the first reports was one to the effect that Bey. Patrick Mc- Manus. of Green Ridge, bad been killed, Father McManus is, however, safe. He was on the train, but in one of the- for ward cars, and escaped injury. An other report states that Father Donohue, the colored pastor of St. Vin cent's church at Plymouth, had been killed, but this also is untrue. Father Donohue was on the section ahead of the one that was run into, and reached his home in safety, as did all of his par ishioners. The scenes at the Lehigh Valley depot this morning beggar all description. Hundreds of men, women and children thronged the platform and waiting rooms, the sole topic of conver sation being tlie awful disaster of last night, and people were divided into groups, each one of which was sure that .some relative or friend was among the dead or injured. In the absence of offi cial information from the wreck, of course nothing definite could be ascer 'aiued, but this did not prevent the wildest indulgence in the most painful speculation. Everybody was sure that certain frienns missing were EITHER KILLED OR HURT. Superintendent Mitchell, who was at the scene of the disaster, doing his best to get the dead out of the wreck, tele graphed that it was a difficult task to Identify the dead, owing to the absence of friends. All day long Superintend ent Mitchell's office was besieged by anxious inquirers, some of whom wanted the latest news from the wreck, and others information concerning the departure of trains for Mud Run. Many men came in with the tears trickling down their faces, and their questions were put between heart-breaking sobs. In each instance these stated they had sons on the ill starred train, and be lieved them to be numbered among the dead. As the morning hours advanced, the crowds at the Lehigh Valley depot augmented until fully a thousand ex cited sorrowful people moved in and out of the building in nervous trepida tion. The company posted a bulletin of the dead in a conspicuous place as rapidly as dispatches were received, and, when the first bulletin was dis played containing the names of the four who had been identified, the MANIFESTATIONS OF GRIEF were seen in all quarters. Many knew some of the dead, and here and there was a relative. Eagerly the great crowd waited for further intelligenct. To the anxious throng the news appeared to come too slow, but this was all owing to the difficulty of identification. Supt. Mitchell telegraphed as fast as he could all the identifications, but the crowd of course did not understand this and cen sured the company for what it supposed was a needless delay. Mr. Essor, who was at Supt. Mitchell's office all day, said the road carried 5,050 passen gers on the excursion yesterday. There were eighty-seven < coaches in all, and the tram was broken into eight sections. Before the accident four sec tions of the excursion train had passed Mud Bun. The train ahead of the one that was run into laid at Mud Bun, waiting for the regular passenger train to go by. When this train passed, the train that lay ahead of the one that was wrecked pulled safely out. The other then polled up, ready to start after the expiration of ten minutes, the time fixed upon as the division between the running of the excursion sections. Every precautiou was taken to warn all approaching trains that the section was on the main track, and Oper ator Slogan hungout a red light at the station, while James Honnigan. the rear bnikeman, went back on the culvert with a red light, which lie says could be seen for a half mile down the track. James K. M .Gin ley, recorder of deeds of Luzerne county, was on the section that ran into the preceding train. He said; "I was in the second car from the engine, and saw the train ahead of us. We were running at the rate of fif teen miles an hour, 1 should judge. 1 realized that there would be a smash-up, but I could not help myself. It was im possible to get out of the car, and 1 did not think it would be serious anyway. _____ CKASII WAS ____________ though none of us in the car in which I was seated were injured, nor were any of us thrown over the seats, but the scene that followed makes me shiver. I have heard and read thrilling accounts of railroad disasters, but never pictured in my mind anything like this. The horror of that moment cannot be ex pressed in words. We ran to the cars in which lay the injured people. One would say, 'Oh, lift that iron and take me out; for God's sake, help me.' An other would exclaim, 'My leg is fast : cut off my leg; get an axe and cut it off.' Still others begged for help in various ways and with the most piteous ap peals. Every few minutes one of the poor victims would die. Some were being scalded by the escaping steam, some were crushed to death and some dying slowly of their awful injuries. To look on and be powerless to render aid was enough to drive a man mad. 1 hope 1 may never witness such a scene again. The bodies of the dead were removed to White Haven, where under takers cared for them as best they could preparatory to their removal to this city. At 6:30 this evening the fun eral train arrived in Wilkesbarre bearing FIFTY-SEVEN DEAD BODIES They had been partially prepared for burial, and lay upon boards placed upon the backs of the seats in three passen ger coaches. It was an awful sight in deed to look through the long coaches at the bodies, each covered with a white cloth; here the form of a boy of twelve years and beside it a stalwart man. As the train drew up to the Wilkesbarre depot a dozen policemen were re quired to keep back the frantic crowd of friends and relatives who had come from Scranton and Pleasant Val ley to meet their dead. A special coach had been provided for these friends, but they insisted on entering the cars con taining the dead, and were only .topped by force and the efforts of five priests who were on the train. One body was removed from the cars at Wilkesbarre. The train then continued on its way up the Delaware & Hudson road to Miner's Mills and Scranton. The people in the special coach again began to clamor for permission to enter the funeral cars, but were again refused, it being alleged that no one had the keys. Several who were in search of missing friends became desperate, and soon BROKE DOWN THE CAR DOOM and began a frantic search for their loved ones. Clothes were torn from the mangled and scalded bodies, revealing the gay uniforms of St. Aloysius men, cadets and other members of societies. Those who knew their relatives were on board also flocked into the cars and began rearranging the attire or cover ing of the corpses. Many were dis torted and in horrible attitudes, and friends endeavored to lessen their frightful appearance. At Miners' Mills the train stopped to leave the body of James Flynn.' No lights could be obtained and much of the work was done in partial dark ness. It was as the train drew up at Pleasant Valley that, the most heart rending scenes were enacted. Hopes had been stretched about the depot and guards kept the immense throng back. The shrieks and screams of stricken friends and relatives were pitiful in the extreme. The tirst body carried out was that of Oscar Gibbons, 18 years of age. borne in the arms of his stalwart brother; then, one after another, forty six white sheeted bodies were carried out and given into the charge of friends. The shrieks and cries of the women and the hoarse shouts and imprecations of the men MADE A TERRIBLE SCENE. When all were out the train agar pulled out to bear the remaining dead to Scranton, Minooka and points be yond. There are ten bodies still un identified. It is impossible to tell the number of wounded. Twenty-five were brought here to the hospital, and numbers of others, slightly injured, have gone to their homes or are being cared for elsewhere. Those seriously injured were brought here, and their names were given in afternoon dis patches. The St. Aloysius society of this city held a meeting here to-night, and over 500 persons were in attend ance. A resolution was passed author izing Bey. Father Crane, of Pleasant Valley, to draw upon them for $500 or $1,000, which was ready at his disposal, in case of need, for the Pleasant Valley sufferers. The loss to the Lehigh Val ley Bailroad company will be over $1,000,000. •?.-_.-.;_.- : - „ v Freight Trains Wrecked- Special to the Globe. __ • ■ Washington, Oct. 11.— A collision of freight trains occurred on the Balti more & Potomac railroad, this morning at handover, eight miles from this city. The two engines were' badly wrecked and half a dozen freight cars smashed. No one was injured. The road was blocked for several hours. HUMAN NBRALTARS. "Baron" Yerkes and His Striking, Employes Present Solid Fronts. Neither Side Will Yield a Point. Preferring to Stand Pat. Two Causes Operate to Pro duce a Cessation of Hostilities. * The Question Now Looks to Be One of Endur ance. Special to the Globe. Chicago, Oct. 11.— comparative peacefulness of to-day's proceedings in connection with the street car strike was in marked contrast to the riotous demonstrations yesterday. Two causes operated to produce a cessation of hostilities. The police, who had hitherto been as gentle as possible in dealing with the crowds, received per emptory orders to repress all attempts at disorder and arrest all riotously dis posed persons; while the leaders of the strike had enjoined their followers to keep away from the scenes of possible disturbances, or, if necessary, to aid the police in preserving order. The day did not pass without some minor dis turbances, but there was at no time any approach to the wild scenes of yester day afternoon. On the North side cars were run all day under police escort and with few attempts at obstruction, although on Sedgwick street, the tracks were several times covered with piles of stone and other material, which oc casioned considerable delay. Few pas sengers eared to run the GAUNTLET OF A POSSIBLE MOB, however, and the police were almost the only passengers. No stones were thrown, and, beyond the usual derisive yells, which were kept up all day, the imported drivers and conductors "were not molested. A small sensation was created about 4 o'clock by the arrest on Schiller street of Julius Katzenbertr, a striking conductor, charged with plac ing dynamite bombs on the rails. The "bombs" turned out to be ordinary rail way tornado signals. The Sedgwick street cars made their last trip about 4:30 o'clock, as did the Garfield avenue cars, and went into the barn about half an hour later. There was a speck of war on the West side about 11 o'clock, when an omnibus contain ing a number of imported men was driven up to the car barns. A crowd of about COO had gathered, and when the omnibus appeared a general rush was made for it. Some stones were thrown, but the police, who were in strong force, charged the mob and dispersed it without much difficulty. Eight of the ringleaders were arrested, and the police used their clubs freely, but no one was seriously hurt. A lively time was expected when the attempt was made to run cars over the Madison street line at 4 o'clock. Almost half the city police force were on hand and every preparation was made for A BITCHED BATTLE. The very preparations, however, prob ably averted the anticipated trouble, as two cars were taken over the route without any attempt at obstruction. An occasional stone was thrown from an alleyway or the roof ot a building, but no organized efforts were made to stop the cars or maltreat the drivers, as was the case yesterday. Hooting and jeer ing followed the cars during the trip, but the police chased the crowds when ever they became too demonstrative, and there was no stubborn resistance offered at any point. There will prob ably be an effort made to start more cars to-morrow, and little resistance is anticipated. The strikers claim, how ever, that the company cannot find men to run the cars, and that the public will not patronize them if they do. Both sides have withdrawn all propositions looking toward a settlement of the strike, and the question now looks to be one of endurance. DECLINES TO COMMIT HIMSELF. The following conversation passed be tween Harry E. Cook, the engineer on the death-dealing locomotive, and a re porter, this evening. The engineer was at his home, in bed. Beyond a bruised ankle, he is uninjured. "What have you to say about the ac cident of last night?" "I don't care to talk now," returned Cook. "But if you have any defense you should make it now." "I will talk when the proper tima comes." "Bumor says you were asleep on your engine." "I have never slept a minute on any engine." "Did you see any red flag or red lights before striking the tiain?" "No flagman was out." "Were you drunk at the time?" "I don't care to say anything about this until my head is clear." "Bumor has set about some ugly stories about you, Mr. Cook." "1 know, my God, I know." "Were there air brakes on the train?" "There was none on the engine. The man behind me had charge of the air." "Do you realize the enormity of the accident?" "Yes," responded the engineer with a groan, "and i suppose the blame will be fixed on some one, and railroad compa nies don't usually take such blame themselves." • . : — QUIXCY IX GLOOM. Xo Less Than 300 People Injured by the Grand Stand Accident. Special to the Globe. Quincy, 111., Oct. 11.— No less than 300 people were more or less injured by the fall of the amphitheater at the cele bration last night. The number of seriously injured will reach about forty. Up to noon to-day but one death is re ported. Hon. A. AY. Wells, member of the state legislature, is in a precarious condition, having suffered a dislocation of the thigh, fractured ribs and internal injuries. The seventeen-year-old daugh ter of H. A. Vanderboon has a badly crushed ankle, and amputation will likely be necessary. During the stam pede last, night many articles of jew elry and wearing apparel were lost, but most of it has been recovered by the police. The whole city is in distress on account of the sad accident. ;.;'-;_ Sick With Chagres Fever. Special to the Globe. New York, Oct. 11.— steamship Wensleydale arrived last night from Aspinwall with her captain, Frederick son, dead, and seven of her eighteen men sick with Chagres fever of a severe type. The vessel and men are in quar antine. . .; ■..:;,£ SAINT PAUL.. MINN. FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 12, 1888. EENNY IS SENSITIVE. Harrison Refuses to Express Him self Regarding the Y. M. C. A.— Cleveland's Manly Letter. Special to the Globe. ■:."-•■'■ Buffalo, N. V., Oct. 11. -President Wm. H. Gratwick, of the Young Men's Christian association, recently wrote to the two candidates for president, ask ing their views regarding the work of the society, with speciai reference to the thirty-sixth anniversary of the Buf falo branch. President Cleveland wrote : • ..- Dear Sir: Igladlv comply with your re quest, and tender the expression of my ap preciation of the beneficent mission of the Y. M. C. A., so rapialy multiplying through out our laud. We are a busy nation. The impetuous rush and enterprise of our peo ple, to a casual observer, would _«3m to yield no place to the consideration and fostering of the influences which radiate from these institutions, but to those who know how well our daily life is grounded upon Christian principles it is a matter of no surprise that Young Men's Christian associations chal lenge our attention and care. It seems to me that nothing is more essential to our con tinued welfare and prosperity as a people than the preservation of our faith in the use fulness of such organizations. Yours very truly. G rover Cleveland. Mr. ITarrison's letter is as follows: Mv Dear sir: Your letter of Sept. 8 has been received, and I think I should adhere to my former determination. If there were any occasion for an expression upon the subject it would be cheerfully and beartily given, but to make an occasion does not seem to me to be appropriate, The organization is too well known to need any such support or ad vertisement. Such a letter would appear to be rather in aid of myself than of the organi zation, and 1 have too much respect for it to seem to use it in that way. Very truly yours, Benjamin Habeiso_. Mr. Gratwick says that Mr. Harrison was sensitive about writing anything that might be construed as political. _■ A CARELESS CONDUCTOR. Absentmindedness _ Results in a Serious Collision. Special to the Globe. Massilon, 0., Oct. 11.— A disastrous collision occurred this morning on the Cleveland, Lorain & Wheeling road, near this city, between an accommoda tion train and a freight train. Both en gines and seven coal cars were wrecked. The engineers and firemen of both trains escaped injury by jumping. Beub Whitman, baggage master, was jammed in behind 'the stove, burned on the neck, cut on the head and his leg badly injured. Warren Richards, a boy passenger, was thrown against a stove and cut on the head; George B. Clyde, a freight brakeman, was thrown under the cars and badly hurt. Conductor Joseph Davy and Engineer- Harry Hunt, of the coal train, are re sponsible. A new time card went into effect Monday. The brakeman neg- j lected to put one into his caboose rack, the conductor looked at the old one and thought he had thirty minutes to run to ; Massilon. The accommodation, under the new card, left here thirty-live min utes earlier, hence the meeting. Lo>_, about .10,000. -•» *• CRUSH AND .CONFUSION.'. Maine's Magnetic Man. Draws a Rig Crowd to Indianapolis. Special to the Globe. ' : Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 11.— A mon ster Republican demonstration was held here to-day. All the available rolling stock on the railroad was taxed to its . utmost to accommodate the travel from within a circuit of fifty miles around the city. It is estimated that nearly 40.000 persons reached the city during the day. A procession, principally com posed of campaign clubs and organiza- i tions from manufacturing establish- ' ments, was reviewed by Gen. Harrison and Mr. Blame from the balcony of the newDenison house. In the afternoon a meeting was held at the fair grounds, which Mr. Blame attended. There was a great crush and some confusion upon his arrival, and he concluded to defer his speech until evening, when he spoke in Tomlinson hall to an appreciative audience estimated at 8,000. At the con clusion of his speech Mr. Blame left the hall and returned to Gen. Harrison's residence for the night. He leaves for Evansville at noon to-morrow. ___» RAGING RIVERS. Fall Freshets Cause Incalculable Damage in New Brunswick. Special to the Globe. St. John, N. 8., Oct. 11.— The freshet in the river is still rising. A large num ber of cattle have been drowned along the river below Fredericton. Several million feet of logs have been jammed at Grand Falls, the entire accumulation of years, and it has been found impossi ble to get out all that went over the fall. The force of the flood has broken this jam, and the logs are coming down the river. The reports from points be tween Fredericton and St. John slate that the provincial government has sent a steamer to the relief, of the peo ple. The damage by Hood in the de struction of mills, bridges and stock is almost incalculable. Many farmers are deprived of all their possessions, save the bare land. WILLING TO WITHDRAW. Tammany's Candidate for Mayor Puts Cranky Abe on the De fensive. New York, Oct. Sheriff Hugh J. Grant comes out with an announce ment to-day that he is ready to with draw, as the Tammany Hall candidate for mayor in case Mayor Hewitt, the county Democracy nominee, will do likewise in favor ot a union candidate. Sheriff Grant speaks of his and Tam many's anxiety for the success of the national ticket, and - his unwillingness to do anything to jeopardize that by the local fight. ♦ ON THE WANE. Contagion Is Losing Its Grip on Jacksonville. Special to the Globe. Jacksonville, Oct. There were forty-seven new cases and two deaths reported for the twenty-four hours at 6 < p. m. to-day. Total cases to date, 3.450; deaths, 304. Nearly all the sick are doing well, and there is a more cheer ful feeling to-day. The epidemic does j not seem to have a deterrent effect upon those contemplating matrimony. There have been as many weddings as usual . of late. _-i__* ; MONEY COULD NOT SAVE HIM. Millionaire Flood, the Bonanza ] King, Crosses the Dark River. Heidelberg, Oct. 11.— Millionaire James Flood, of San Francisco, CaL, died here to-day. He never rallied [ from the attack that seized him Tues- ' day, and from which he was reported to be dying yesterday. The bonanza king suffered from Bright's disease, and had two relapses since the big wheat deal of 18S6, when, with Mackay, he lost $10,000,000 in an attempt to bull the cereal. He sought to restore his health j by traveling to Carlsbad with his -wife : and daughter. c . . •-■'•■-.". . SENTENCED TO SWING The Murderers of Charles C. Halen Will Hang at Alexandria. Two Financial Institutions in the Hawkeye State Close Their Doors. North Dakota Methodists Will Haul a Divine Over Con ference Coals. An Aged Stranger Dies in the Woods Near Black River - Falls. Special to the Globe. Alexandria, Minn., Oct. 11.— John Lee and Martin Moe, who were on trial yesterday ami to-day for the murder of Charles C. Halen at Brandon, June 19 last, were convicted by the jury of murder, in the first degree. The sentence pronounced by Judge Searle was that both be hanged ninety days hence. The prisoners took the sentence very coolly. Henry Schhar was sent enced yesterday to imprisonment for life for the murder of Christian Blatt at Millerville. - BANKS GO BROKE. Hawkeye Financial Institutions Close Their Doors. Special to the Globe. • Mason City, 10., Oct. lowa had two bank failures yesterday. The Boyer Valley bank, located at Wood bine, and the Cadweil bank, at Logan, closed their doors, and a receiver has been appointed for each. Both banks were operated by the same firm. The total deposits will not exceed $0,000. TAYLOR ON TRIAL. The North Dakota Methodist Con ference Takes Up the Case of a Suspended Divine. Special to the Globe. Jamestown, Dak., Oct. 11.— The third annual meeting of the North Da kota Conference of the Methodist church convened here this morning, Bishop J. F. Burst presiding. About fifty members of the conference, many of them accompanied by their wives, and a large number of laymen and ministers from other conferences were present. Among the • noted divines from abroad are Bey. Arthur Edwards, D. D., editor of the Northwestern Christian Advocate, Chicago; Bey. E. B. Lathrop, of the Minnesota con ference; Rev. W. A. Spencer, D. D., of Philadelphia, secretary of the Church Extension society. To-day's work was •'mainly routine. The following officers were elected: Secretary, William M. .Spoor, Bipon; statistical secretary, Rev. J. F.Yost. Mayville; assistant statist ical secretary, Rev. A. F. Foster, St. Thomas; assistant secretary, 11. Pey ton Cooper, Cooperstown; treasurer, Rev. J. W. Mower. Presiding Elder Bilbie, of the Fargo district, read his report, and Dr. Edwards, editor of the Northwestern Christian Advocate, of Chicago, addressed the conference in behalf of his paper and the American Book concern. Dr. Spencer, of Phila delphia, assistant secretary of the Church Extension society, followed him. He gave the following statistics of the work in Dakota. Dakota has re ceived from the society $33,400 in dona tions and $52,600 in loans; total aid ex tended, $84,000. The society now has loans outstanding aggregating $51,000. One hundred and forty-one churches have been added, 185 of that number within the last five years. Dr. Spencer also made an eloquent appeal to the members to join the Royal army, an organization auxiliary to tlie Church Extension society. The case of Rev. B. S. Taylor, the suspended minister at ah peton, was brought up, and it was decided to hold his trial before confer ence, instead of referring it to a com mittee. The trial commenced here this af terneon at 3 o'clock. It promises to be a long one, and may keep the confer ence here several days longer than the regular work would have occupied. The anniversary of the Church Extension society was held to-night. The meeting was addressed by Rev. Dr. Spencer. THE UNKNOWN- DEAD. An Aged Stranger Expires in the Woods Near Black River Falls. Special to the Globe. • Black River Falls, Wis.. Oct. 11.— About 9 o'clock this morning some small boys noticed a fire in the woods near the residence of John Helliling, in the northern part of this county. Fearing it would do some damage.they started to extinguish it, when they discovered an old man in an unconscious state. They at once informed the city authorities, who, in company with a physician, went to the aid of the old man, who died in a few moments after their arrival. He was a man ffbout seventy-five years old, and, from appear ances, was in feeble health, and un doubtedly came to his death from ex posure. His home is unknown. The only writing about his person was the address of Leonard L.Sprout, Juneau, Dodge county. Wis., and that of Gus uve Steinue, Belvidere, 111. A coro ner's inquest was held * this afternoon and returned a verdict that the deceased came to his death from general debility and exposure. The remains were buried in the city cemetery to-night. THE FUTURE GREAT. Henry Villard Prophesies a Great Future for Dulntb. Special to the Globe. Duluth, Minn., Oct. 11.— A special .train bearing Henry Villard, of the Northern Pacific, C. L. Colby, of the Wisconsin Central, and J. L. Parrish, of Philadelphia, reached Duluth a little before noon to-day. Mayor Sutphin, and committees of - the city council, chamber of commerce and board of trade, met the distinguished party at the depot and escorted them about town. After dinner an informal recep .tion was held, and citizens generally availed themselves of the opportunity :to shake hands with the man who has accomplished so much for the North west.. In his response to the address of welcome, Mr. Villard said he had not appreciated Duluth before, but did now. 11 Tier present was great, her future i was infinite. The party left for Chicago late this afternoon. ' - On Trial for Murder. 'Special to the Globe. - Beaver Falls, Oct. 11.— Much in terest is manifested in the trial of N. i ll.' Parker for shooting and killing his brother-in-law .Lawyer W. C. White,' at . Hector, on the 31st of last July. BIG PRAIRIE FIRES. Several Residences Burned Up Near Brandrup. Special to the Globe. Fergus Falls, Oct. Word has just been received here of the destruc tion of the houses of Thomas Waite Charles Sherman and E. W. Giddines, all of the town of Brandrup, Wilkin coy*' y, by prairie fires which have been raging for two weeks past with great violence all over the prairie country south of here. These settlers lost their granaries and large quantities of grain and hay in stack, and the total loss of the three is put at. $6,000, divided as fol lows: Giddings, $2,750; Waite, $1,950; Sherman, .1,300. There was no insur ance. Many other settlers of the same neighborhood have lost granaries and stacks of wheat, etc. A heavy rain which has prevailed all day to-day will have the effect of stopping further damage from prairie fires this fall. Indian Relics Unearthed. Special to the Globe. Grand Forks, Dak., Oct. 11.— large Indian mound near this city was opened yesterday by Prof. Henry Mont gomery. He found six human skulls, and a large number of bones of buffaloes and gophers with other relics. The mound, which is nearly seventy feet long, gave evidence of great age. Further investigation will be made as soon as possible. Prof. Montgomery has a large collection of valuable Indian relics. Its Labors Ended. Special to the Globe. St. Cloud. Minn., Oct. ll.— The second annual conference of Minne sota Unitarians has closed. The follow ing is the state board for the ensuing year: President, L. W. Collins, St. Cloud; secretary, Clarence Sprague, Minneapolis; treasurer, C. C. Pudor, Winona, St. Cloud; member of state executive committee, O. Tendy. A re ception was tendered to the delegates last evening at the residence of Mrs. C. C. McClure. One hundred and fifty guests were in attendance. Not in the Scheme. Sneeial to the Globe. Ashland, Wis., Oct. 11— General Manager Whitcomb, of the Lake Shore road, says his company "is not a party in any way to the union depot scheme at Ashland." This will create sdnie thing of a surprise here, as an ordi nance was passed by the council vacat ing valuable property at the request of the Central road, with the understand ing that a union depot should be built. Killed by a Ram. Special to the Globe. Ferg"s Falls, Oct. 11.— An old Nor wegian woman, aged 80 years, named Anderson, was killed in the town of Eagle Lake, this county, Tuesday, by a vicious ram. She was feeding the sheep in a field, when this animal came up behind her and with one blow knocked her senseless. She died yes terday. Permanent Organization Effected. Special to the Globe. Grand Forks, Dak., Oct. 11.— The convention of W. C. T. U. societies which has been. in session in this city the past few days effected a permanent organization to-day. Territorial Presi dent Mrs. H. M. Barker, of Fargo, was present and gave valuable assistance. The ladies are determined to work for local option. Notable Nuptials. Special to the Globe. Winona, Oct. 11.— One of the most brilliant events that has been celebrated in social circles of Winona was the mar riage last evening of Miss Kate W. Hor ton, daughter of Charles Ilorton, the wealthy lumberman, to Bobert E. Tearse. The ceremony took place at 7 o'clock, Rev. W. 11. Knowlton officiat ing, and was witnessed by about 100 guests, including many prominent so ciety people from out of town. A Change of Pastors. Special to the Globe. Hastings, Oct. 11.— Bey. C. A. Cressy, pastor of the M. E. church, has been appointed to the North M. E. church in Minneapolis, and the Bey. D. S. Smith, of Brookliue, the incoming pastor, will enter upon his duties next Sunday. STANDARD OIL SCORCHED. Warehouses, Vessels and Illumi nating; Fluids Go Up in Smoke- Fires of a Day. Special to the Globe. Brooklyn, Oct. 11.— 5:45 o'clock this morning fire started in the steamer Hafis, lying at the Standard Oil com pany's docks at the foot of North Tenth street. She was loading with oil, and had 46,000 Parrels in bulk ou board, The flames extended to the shed on the pier, and thence to the bark Ella Vose, loaded with 44,000 barrels of naptba and 500 cases of oil, ready to sail for London. Just as two firemen and Foreman Jo seph McCormack were dragging a hose aboard a terrific explosion took place, and the men were hurriedly dragged off by the others of the force and were found to be horribly burned, and the foreman is not expected to re cover. The fire in the meantime ex tended to the barrel storage buildings of the Standard Oil company, between North Tenth and Eleventh streets, and in two hours, notwithstanding the ef forts of twelve engines, three trucks and three fire boats, the place was com pletely gutted. The steamer Hafis was towed into the middle of the river, where she is held by four tug boats. The Ella Vose was burned to the water's edge. Two other vessels, the Leo pold and the Maria, were in close prox imity to the fire, but were hauled cut in time to escape damage. Estimated loss, $-50,000. The elevator of the Philadel phia & Beading railroad company, lo cated just below Tenth street, also caught tire and was totally destroyed. The loss on this is $25,000, fully insured. The lighter Wyoming and Cashier and three vessels lying between them and the dock were also burned. The two large three-story warehouses at the foot of North Eleventh street were com pletely destroyed, as was also the one at the foot of North Tenth street. All the docks of the company were burned and four vessels are completely wrecked. Hotel and Church in Ashes. Special to the Globe. Butland, Vt., Oct. 11.— The Russell house, the Baptist church and a dwell ing house owned by John Culver, in Hydeville, in the western part of Cas tleton, were burned this morning. Losses: Russell house $15,000; unin sured. Church, $ 5,000; partly insured. Dwelling $2,000; uninsured, -, Took the Morphine Route. Louisville. Ky., Oct. 11.— Milton McCarthy, a salesman, unmarried, aged forty, took three grains of morphine yesterday with suicidal intent and died early this morning from the effects. He was of good family, but had fallen very low through intemperance. GRASS AND HIS GANG Seventy Two Sioux Chiefs Will Call Upon the Pres ident To-morrow. Their Mission Is to Discuss the Opening* of the Res ervation. Indian Commissioner Oberly Will Also Be Honored With a Call. It Is Probable That Congress Will Adjourn on Sat urday Week. Washington, Oct. 11.— Capt. Pratt and Eev. Mr. Cleveland, members of the Sioux commission, had an interview to-day with the commissioner of Indian affairs to arrange for a conference be tween the secretary of the interior and the Sioux chiefs now on their way to Washington. The delegation, consist ing of seventy-two chiefs, will arrive in this city to-morrow night. It is ar ranged that they will have interviews with the president and the sec retary of the interior Saturday. The object of their visit to • the city at this time is to have a talk with the president relative to the treaty which the commission is now negotiat ing with them. The members of the commission expect to return to the Sioux country as soon as the visit of the Indians here is completed. This will be the largest delegation of Indians that ever visited this city, and the most important since the war. They repre sent a population of over 25,000 Indians, composing the different tribes of the Sioux, the largest and most powerful tribe in the United States. THE END IS IN SIGHT. Congress Will Probably Adjourn Saturday Week. Washington, Oct. 11.— Gen. John B. Clark, clerk of the house of represent atives, had a conference with Senators Allison. Hawley, and others, this morn ing, in relation to adjournment. It was proposed to adjourn on either Saturday of next week, or the Monday following. The senators expressed a preference for Saturday, and Gen. Clark says that it is probable a resolution will be offered in the house about the middle of next week, providing for adjournment on that day. Senator Allison has said that adjournment is now a matter of business and not of politics, and that but for the custom that an adjournment resolution should originate in the house, he would as lief offer it in the senate. PAN-ELECTRIC PROCEEDINGS. The Suit Against Attorney-Gen eral Garland, Et. Al., Bobs Up in Court. Washington, Oct. 11.— case of J. Harris Bogers against Attorney-Gen eral Garland, Senator Harris, ex-Con gressman Casey Young and ex-Indian Commissioner Atkins and Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, was placed on hearing on demurrers in the district court in gen eral term to-day. This is the famous pan-electric telephone case in which Bogers, the plaintiff, claiming to be the inventor of the appartus, sought to dissolve the partnership and asked for an accounting, etc. He states that the agreement was that there were to be ten shares of the stock, each of the defendants owning one share, they to organize the company, and charges the defendants with misconduct in man aging the business. The defendants, with the exception of Mr. Garland, did not answer, but demurred to the bill on various grounds, one of the claims being that if the plaintiff have any grievance he shouid have sought it at the law courts and not in equity. CHINESE HOPES CRUSHED. They Cannot Be Transferred From an Importing; Vessel to a Hulk While Awaiting Result of Test Cases. Washington, Oct. 11. -The secre tary of the treasury to-day received a telegram from J. D. Sprecklcs & Bros., of San Francisco, saying: "The steamer, Duke of Westminster, with Chinese awaiting the result of test case, must sail to-morrow. Can the Chinese be transfened to a hulk for reshipment by next steamer back to China if the test case goes against them?" Assistant Secretary Maynard replied: "The de partment is of the opinion that the transfer of Chinese laborers from an importing vessel to the hulk of another vessel in harbor is contrary to tne ex clusion act, and that neither depart ment nor collector has power to permit such proceedings." TABIFF TALK. Senators Continue Their Discus sion of the Old Chestnut. Washington, Oct. 11.— The features of the senate proceedings today was the continuation by Mr. Culloni and Mr. Piatt of the tariff discussion. The house bill appropriating $50,000 to carry out the provisions of the Chinese exclu sion act was reported and passed. Mr. Mitchell, addressed the senate on his bill to reduce letter postage to one cent an ounce, after which the bill was re ferred to the postoflicc committee. The tariff discussion closed at 4:40, adjourn ment following. Bond Offerings and Acceptances. Special to the Globe. Wasiington. Oct. 11.— To-day's bond offerings aggregated $6,645,550, as fol lows: Four per cent, registered, $5,041. --550 at __.?,(_ I_9}_; coupon 4s, $453,000 at 1285,@129; 43_s, registered, $1,151,000 at 108J_@ 109. The government accepted $013,000 in 4*_ per cent registered bonds at. 108;.; $100,000 of the 4)_ per cent reg istered bonds offered at 108>_ were re jected because the circulation limit of October had been reached. Grover Said Xary a Word. Washington, Oct, 11.— The senate has removed the injunction of secrecy from a resolution adopted September 25, calling on the president for copies of all communications relating to the Chinese treaty and to the reported fail ure i of . the Chinese • government to finally agree to the same. No reply to the resolution has been received. . .":' Capital Cullings. " The first comptroller of the' treasury has decided that no funds appropriated for the completion' of i the ! Washington aqueduct tunnel, and. for material furnished will be available after Nov. 1, next, unless congress extends the lime for its completion. . • The secretary of the treasury ' has decided that hah caught jin - Iceland ,by men iv the WANTS, j; *IN THE Agents, GLOBE NOVELTIES. TO-DAY IN TENEMENTS, GREAT STORES. NUMBERS. NO. 280. I employ of an American, are not entitled to i entry into the United States free of duty. I Secretary Bayard has gone to Virginia for a few days' recreation. He is accompanied by his daughter aud Mrs. Warren, of Wash ington. J John 11. Oberly, the new commissioner of Indian affairs, assumed charge or the Indian office yesterday. The assistant commissioner, Mr. U pshaw, will take a leave of absence for a month. DOCTORS DISAGREE. * Sip Morell MacKenzie Pours Ho* Shot Into German.. Special to the Globe. London, Oct. 11.— British Medi cal Journal publishes a synopsis of the contents of Sir Morell MacKenzie _ forthcoming book upon the Emperor Frederick's disease and its treatment. At the outset Dr. MacKenzie complains that in preparing his defence he has been placed at a marked disadvantage by being refused access to important J documents which were available to his assailants. He then declares that ho never deceived his royal pa tient as to the nature • of the malady or its serious character. On the contrary, the sufferer was kept fully and accurately informed. The t author has ample proof of this, and al f leges that the German doctors r.iade the , charge of deception knowing it to be , false, hoping thereby to prejudice Fred erick against his British adviser. Be • ginning with October, 1887, Dr. MaoKen i zte says Prof. Bergmann admitted that > Mackenzie's course was a correct one. • _he visit to England had been arranged i before MacKenzie was summoned TO TAKE CHARGE OF THE CASE. i On the much-disputed question of un ■ skillful operations, Dr. MacKenzie says that Prof Bramann's tracheotomy i was on the whole well done, but the trachea was opened three millimetres to the right of the middle line. Bramann's ■ canula was of unusual shape and size, and the lower end impinged on the posterior wall of the trachea, causing gradual destruction of the tissue and resulting in intense discomfort and con sequent exhaustion of the patient. Dr. MacKenzie asserts that Prof. Bramann gave bis diagnosis as secondary cancer of the lung through finding dullness back of the liver. Bergmann obstinately ad hered to this theory, and Prof, kuss maul had to be brought from Strasbourg before Bergmann would admit his mis take. Perhaps the most serious charge made by the English physician is con tained in the statement that he does not hesitate to say the death blow was given the patient on April 12, when the false passage made by Bergmanii _ tube caused excessive suppuration around the trachea, which steadily drained the remaining strength of the sufferer, and shortened his life at least ten months. The statement is made that except when the false passage was made and Bergmann thrust his lineer into the wound, Frederick never suffered actual pain. HIS LIPS AXE SEALED. Forger Bedell Refuses to Answer Questions Put to Him by the Court. Special to the Globe. Mew York, Oct. Judge O'Brien, in supreme court chambers, and the law yers and everybody else interested in the examination of James E. Bedell, the forger, were taken completely by sur prise to-day when Bedell refused to an swer any questions that were put to him. He declined to state upon what ground he refused to answer. Mr. Boot asked Bedell if he had had an interview with Frank Palmer, president of the Broad way bank, and if the latter requested witness to keep his mouth closed. Wit ness declined to answer. Mr. Boot ex hausted every means to get the witness to answer, and finally Bedell was com mitted for contempt. The examination was adjourned for a week. Bedell was then taken to the court of general ses sions to plead to tho indictment for forgery. The case was, however, post poned until Monday, when he will put in a plea of guilty. _ A Wisconsin Murderer. Detroit, Mich., Oct. 11.— Hugh C. Perkins, who murdered Hugh Medows at Neillsville, Clark county, Wis., in May, 1884, and escaped from jail, was arrested in Windsor, Out., to day. He waived examination on papers and was brought across the river and locked up. ■>— _• In Financial Straits. Special to the Globe. New York, Oct. 11.— H. M. Lecount, cotton broker, with an office in the Cot ton Exchange building, has announced his suspension. aw .OBITUARY. Special to the Globe. Ashland, Wis., Oct. 11.— Charles Henderson, an old settler, who has lived in the Lake Superior district since the sixties, died in a destitute condition in a fishing camp last night. He accom panied Jay Cooke on his famous trip to Duluth in the seventies. Special to the Globe. Bed Wing, Oct. 11.— Mrs. M. P. Mar tenson, a pioneer resident of this city died yesterday, after a long illness, aged seventy-nine years. She hart been a resident of this city since 1855. / - S. P. CHANDLER. Special to the Globe. Bed Wing, Oct. 11.— "Father" S. P. Chandler, a pioneer resident of Goodhue county, died at 1 o'clock this morning, at his home at Belle Creek, of paralysis. He had been a resident of this county for thirty-five years, and was probably known to more of the citizens of the county than any other' one man. .__ L. L. AYEK9. 1 Special to the Globe. Dcs Moines, 10., Oct. 11.— L. L. Av ers, news editor of the Leader and news paper correspondent, died to-night of a stroke of paralysis. He was 4. years old and a native of Ohio. -_s_. . • Wilson's Successor Named. Special to the Globe. Philadkliihia, Oct. 11.— The direct ors of the Pennsylvania Bailroad com pany have accepted the resignation of General Freight Agent John S. Wilson, and confirmed the appointment of Will iam H. Joyce as his successor. Bcsolu tions of regret at Mr. Wilson's retire ment were adopted. ".'.'; ;-.•___■;■ _•> Cable ttes. Twenty thousand coal miners in Yorkshire have given notice that they will strike unless the 10 per cent advance which they de manded In their wages is conceded. It is ex pected that 50,000 miners will give notice of a strike before the end of the week. Many English clergymen, including the dean of Winchester, have contributed to the fund for the assistance of the evicted tenants of Ireland. A circular has been issued by the Parnell defense fund committee which states that £7,000 have thus far been subscribed. This can only be regarded as a nucleus, tbe circu lar declares, of the sum needed. The farmers are especially appealed to for money. - Dr. Gautsch, Austrian minister of educa tion.' will leslgu when the reiebsrath as sembles. The Pall Midi Gazette challenges the Ger man authorities to carry out the threat made _fi by the Nachrichtcu to institute proceeding* to prevent the publication of Emperor Fred* crick's diary in London. The Gazette warm Bismarck not to attempt to e_erci.-.e the tyr aimv over the pica abroad that he shows t o ward- the German press.