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THE. AKGUS, TUESDAY. OCTOBER 13;189jL.
The Long-Time Head of Adams
BETTEED WITH A SULLIED NAME.
A Little D-nl That Was All on One Side
the Cause of the Summary Action
Fifty Tear of Kfflcient Service Ruined
by One Transaction A Scheme by
Which He Pat 180,000 Into HI
Pocket Very Knally A Unanimous Tote
New Yor.K. Oct. 11 John Hoey, presi
dent of the Adnras Express company, was
yesterday removed from his position as
president And trustee by the unanimous
Tote bf the fall board of managers. Mr.
Hoey was charged with malfeasance in
office. Clapp Spooner, vice president of
the company, tendered his resignation,
which was accepted. It was daring Mr.
Hoey's absence in Europe that an investi
gation was made which resulted in the
action taken yesterday. The president of
the company returned from his trip abroad
on Wednesday last, and was notified the
day following that a special meeting of
the board of directors would be held, and
his presence was particularly requested.
It is presumed that he knew what was
coming, for he consulted one of his close
personal friends in the board and, it is
said, sought to gain a promise of sup
port. Close of a Career of Fifty Tears.
Whether this promise was given or not
la not known. At all events there was
not a single dissenting vote when the
question enme to a vote. Immediately
after the meeting had been called toorder
a member of the board who had formu
lated the charges handed a typewritten
copy to the secretary, who arose from his
chair and began to read. He had not
proceeded for more than a minute when
President Hoey got up and left the room.
He was very much agitated. After the
reading had been finished the member
who acted as accuser spoke bitterly of the
president and the course he had pursued.
Then the vote was put, and Mr. Hoey was
retired from the corporation, where he
bad labored, man and boy, for half a cen
tury. The resignation of Vice President
Spooner was offered and accepted, and
the meeting adjourned.
Had Been a Tarty to a dwindle.
When the news reached tip-ton n last
sight it crcnted a sensation among those
who were partly familiar with the affairs
of the big express company. The trouble
which overtook Mr. Hoey yesterday was
foreshadowed last spring in a suit brought
by Henry C Shurburne against him.
The action was brought to recover a sum
of money approximating half a million
dollars. Mr. Hoey then admitted under
oathtbat be had been a party to a trans
action by which a syndicate of three men
sold property which had cost them about
130,000 to William B. Dinsmore, then the
president of the Adams Express company.
For this 1130.000 worth they received from
Dinsmore, and Diusmore afterward re
ceived from the Adams Express company,
the sum of 350,000.
Hoey's Share of the Boodle.
For the property Mr. Hoey had not paid
a cent, but he accepted one quarter of the
profit they made, which profit amounted
to $730,000. His quarter was between
$179,000 and $1S0,C00. The suit waa ap
pealed. The plaintiff and defendants were
interested in the New York and Boston
Despatch company. It was the suit which
partly led to the investigation of Mr.
Hoy's official acts.
Began as a Messenger.
John Hoey began as a messenger and
parcel carrier.and was up to yesterday not
only the leading man in the express busi
ness of the country, bnt a general favorite
In club and society circles. He is the oc
cupant and owner of Hollywood, the pa
latial summer home near Long Branch.
He succeeded William B. Dinsmore as
president of the company. A gentleman
who is in a position to speak officially
Bays that the company Is just as solvent as
ever. The stock is just as valuable and
its position is stronger now than it ever
baa been. The interests of 'the stockhold
ers have been and will be fully protected..
Mr. Hoey had a salary of 130,000 a year.
WILL. CONTINUE HOSTILE.
The Farnellite Parliamentarian Issue a
London, Oct. la Parnell's colleagues
met last night for a quiet discussion of
the situation. Toward the close of the
meeting it was decided to issue a mani
festo appealing to the Irish people to
maintain their faction for an independent
fight. At midnight they gave out the
manifesto, which in brief declares their
intention to stand by the cause of their
dead leader and carry on the fight on the
lines pursued by him. The manifesto is
aigned by twenty-eight out of the thirty
one Parnell members.
The Newsmen Were "In It."
Philadelphia, Oct. 13 In the Bards
ley investigation yesterday Colonel Clay
ton McMichael, of The North American;
Charles E Warburton, of The Evening
Telegraph, and other newspaper men
were examined as to the 40 per cent, re
bate they paid to obtain delinquent tax
advertising. They all admitted making
the rebate, bnt refused to say with whom
they negotiated, declaring that it was
private business. Then ex-City Treasurer
Bell was called and said he bad made the
contracts with the newspaper men for re
bate, npd. that the whole 40 per cent, went
Ione by Criminal Carelessness.
Chicago, Oct 13. Elizabeth Jsorton
Torrence, wife of General Joseph T. Tor
rence, president of the Chicago Elevated
Terminal railway company and one of the
most widely known citizens of Chicago,
Was so badly injured at 3:30 o'clock yes
terday afternoon by being thrown from
ber dog cart that she died at 11:H0 o'clock
last night. Her neck was broken and
kull fractured. The cause of the accident
was the criminal recklessness of two men
who were driving a boise to a sulky at
Child Burned to Death.
BAN Fbascisco, Out. 13. Mrs. Fernan
dez, a Mexican woman, left ber three
youngest children in the upper room of a
building in charge of the older daughter
Mercy, aged 10. Mercy locked them in
the room and went out to play. The chil
dren knocked over a lamp and set Are to
the room. Two of tbem were rescued, bat
Grace, theyoungeat, aged 4, was burned
HOPE REVIVES IN THE NORTHWEST.
Cool, Clear, Windy Weather Gives the
Wheat Crop Another Chance.
ET. PACL, Oct. 13. Three days of sun
shine and a few l ooming threshers have
revived hope and driven away clouds and
despondency from the northwestern har
vest fields. It is marvelous the change
for the better the bright, cool weather has
wrought. The wet has disappeared in an
incredibly short time. The cool, windy
weather has prevented the wheat from
growing, and the machines and men al
ready sent forward and others promised
at once have made the people hopeful and
happy. Many farmers belie va t be quality
of their grain will improve by the sweat
ing process, so they are stacking it and
will let the grain stand 83 until wiuter.
Where Help Is Needed Now.
Sonth of Fargo and the main line of
the Northern Pacific the grain is practic
ally all stacked, and in that region ex
pt alrg the line of the Fargo and
Southwestern loal machines will be
nb!e to do the work. Xrth of the main
line of the Northern Pacilic little slack
ing is done, and much help is needed.
This is especially true in the neighbor
loodof Coopertown and Minnewnukan.
All along the Great Northern north of
largo help is badTy ueeldJ, and this is
especially the case in the Devil's Lake
country and on the Turtle mountain
V ILL BE FUN AT THE CLOVER CLU3.
A Spoon To Be Freseuted to Baby Rath
Philadelphia, Oct, 13. The young
daughter of ex-President Grover Cleveland
ts to be the object of special at tent ion at the
dinner of the Clover club next Thursday
Cij;ht. Ic is expected that the young lady
wi I be represented by her father's old
au'l time honored friend Daniel Lamont,
who will accept the congratulations of the
club members for the entire Cleveland
family. Baby Kuth is to be presented
wit h a gold spoon, which is to be some
thing unusually elaborate. The handleot
the spoon is to be a four-leafed clover,
made of solid beaten gold. Along the
steu will be elegant filagree work.
Will Ak Dan lJtmont Some Question.
O.i the inside of the bjwl of the spoon
will be the following inscription: "To
Rut h Cleveland. From the Clover Club."
It is supposed that Mr. Lnmout will sta-t
in tc make a speech, acknowledging the
beautiful spoon on behalf of liaby Kuth.
Bets are freely offered that Mr. Lnmont
will not get through his speech without
breaking down a ftw times, as the mem
bers ire busily engaged in preparing a few
questions on the sabj:t which Mr. Cleve
land is undoubtedly the only man who
can answer correctly.
DION'S SENSATIONAL SERMON.
A Frtibyterlan Divine's Tolished Attack
on the Detroit Convention.
New' YoitK. O.-tr la "Holy Peanut
Politics" is the comment of the Hev.
Thorn u Dixon, Jr., on the Detroit con
vention of Presbyterians. Mr. Dixon
took occasion Sunday in his usual review
of cur-ent events to denounce the trial of
Dr. Briggs, the alleged heretic. "Every
heresy trial ever held on earth w is a dis
grace to the church of Christ," he said,
"it was a confession that the truth was a
weak, puny thing that needed protection,
and Almighty God needed the vindication
of a majority of noses to establish his
Compliment to the Elder.
In Mr. Dixon's judgment the ordinary
Presbyterian elder is about as well able
to settl i such a question as the Briggs
trial as a goat is to criticize the merits of
a piece of statuary or a painting of the
old masters. Mr. Dixon asks with an
anxious air: "What will tha order of
Holy Peanut Politicians' do when tbey
get to heaven?" He thinks it probable
that they will buttonhole the saints and
with tht ir idea of the potency of the ma
jority, close the doors of paradise to any
one they may see fit. Mr. Dixon desig
nated the Detroit convention as a . nose
Rich Haul by Burglars.
HOLLnATSBtrBO, O., Oct. 13. Burglars
broke into the clothing store of Henry
Rice an 1 carried off a wagon load of
goods, vi.lued at $2,100. The robbers then
forced their way into Walter Lindsay's
general store, and, after blowing the safe
open, extracted I5J0 in cash. The noise of
the expltiun awakened the neighbors,
but they were driven off at the points of
revolvers. The robbers escaped into the
mountaii s, and a posse went in pursuit.
-V.'bo Frowed Dat Brick?"
- New Yc be, Oct. 13. A special to The
Recorder from Saltillo, Tenn , says an
attempt was made to assassinate Con
gressman B A. Enloe at Sardis Friday
night whi e he was delivering an address
in which he scored the third party and
the sub tn as ury scheme of the Alliance.
A half brii k was thrown through a win
dow at hini, but struct J. N. Galbraith,
of Centre I 'oint, instead, inflicting severe
Attacked by a Brute.
BROOKLYN, Oct. 13. Frank Peaskowski,
of 40 Dupot t street, became involved in a
dispute wit i a woman in the same house
with him Sunday night He kicked her
In the stomach and she fell to the
floor iusensible. The woman was taken
to a hospital. On the way she gave birth
to a baby girl. The child will die. The
mother's recovery is doubtful. The brute
U in jail.
Fatal Railway Accident.
POTT8VILL.-5, Pa., Oct. 18. A disastrous
wreck of freight trains occurred on the
Mine Hill ro- d Sunday. Eugiueer Peter
Loder was tinned in his cab and fatally
injured, and Levi Hummel and Harry
Zimmerman were severely bruised. The
road was blocked for twelve hours. The
collision rest lted from confusion of sig
nals by the tower man on the top of the
Five Prisoners Break Jail.
Kountze, Tex., Oct. 18. Five prisoners
escaped from jail here Sunday. Their
names are Janes Murray, Will Gorman,
Fisher Smith, E. Touchack and Robert
Brown. Brow n and Smith were charged
with murder. Officers are in pursuit, and
they will undoubtedly capture the fu
gitives. Stanley in a Kail war Wreck.
London, Oct. 13. A Rame dispatch
says the train c n which were Mr. and Mrs.
Stanley and tb latter' mother, on their
way to Ausira la, waa wrecked at Caro
vigno, Italy, b it all the passengers es
caped unhurt. The train ran into a bag
THE OMAHA LYNCH.
He Begins to Feel a Whole Lot
EI0TEB3 TO BE BROUGHT TO TAT7.
Attorney Mahoney Means Business and
Will Prosecute the Lynchers to tl.e
End Fifty More of the Mob To lie
Arrested, and Those Who"Laui;liinKly'i
Admitted Having Been iu the Crowd
Crow Suddenly Mum Scandal In 1'ulice
Omaha, Oct. 13. County Attorney Ma
honey took another surprising turn in
the Coe lynching cases yesterday. It
was believed that he was simply making
a bluff for a show of doing something,
but he expresses the intention of prose
cuting the men arrested charged with
murder to the end, and when the coroui-i's
inquest was 1-egun yesterday afternoon he
came in with a nquest that itbepo;t
poned until Oct. 2: He desired to j.et
dine with tbo preliminary lie.irin3 of t e
man now unuer arrest before the inquest
should begin. The police are out with
warrants and it is safe to say that fuiiy
fifty more men will bo arrested charged
with murder before the week is out.
The Lynchers Growing Heticent.
The people who laughingly acknowledged
having been in the crowd Friday niyht
are extremely reticent. The county at
torney admitted that it was unusual to
postpone an inquiry until after the pre
liminary heariug, of suspected partus,
but stated that he believed it expedient in
this case. The preliminary hearing of the'
lynchers has been set for next Thursday,
and the county attorney did not believe
he could get through the inquest by that
time in case he proceeded. "People who
believe," said Mr. Mahoney, "that it is all
a matter of form will lind themselves
Not Trying a Bluff Game.
"If they think I am trying a bluff game
let them wait and see. I want the inqu st
postponed because the men in jail are en
titled to a speedy hearing, and the iu
q iest, which I expect will last for several
days, would interfere with that. I think
t'.ie preliminary hearing will take a
week." A pfjt-mortem lamination of
Ce was made Sunday afternoou by Cor
oner Harrigan and Dr. Allison. They
found the neck broken between the first
and second and third -verterbias and par
tally between the third and fourth.
There were no injuries to the vital organs
and no trace of severe external brui.ses.
Quarrel Over the KesponslbilUy.
The results of the lynching are many,
one being a scandal among police circle?,
the mayor having declared that he warntd
the chief of police in ample time to have
the jail protejted, while the chief asserts
aa xact contrary. The matter came up
in the meeting of the police commissioners
last night, and a voluminous report was
submitted by the chief to show that he
took all possible precautions to protect
the prisoner. The controversy is not un
likely to result in a change in the police
department. The negro Coe was buried
yesterday, the only mourner being bia
BOUND TO HAVE A QUIET SUNDAY.
A Befoi m Movement Promised That WiU
Be a Startler.
Pittsburg, Oct. 11 Rev. Wilbur F.
Crafts, D. D , of New York, who is at the
head of the Sabbath Reform association,
is iu this city in the interests of the work.
In the course of Mr. Crafts' remarks Sun
day in a lecture delivered at the Eighth
United Presbyterian church be stated
that a movement would be started at an
early day that would startle the citizens
of the United States. The movement has
not yet been fully outlined. Enough is
knoA-n, however, to warrant the state
ment that an effort will be made to stop
all Sunday work of all kinds, except
works of necessity, which has already
been settled by law. This city has been
selected as the starting point for this re
form wave, which is to sweep the country. ,
It is now proposed to stop street cars,
Sunday trains, Sunday newspapers, etc
Garcia's i:and Stretching Hemp.
SAK Aktomo. Tex., Oct 13. The menv
bers of Garcia's revolutionary band are
being summarily dealt with by the Mi X
ican authorities. The body of a nephew of
J ulien Flores swings to a tree seven miles
below Rio Grande City, aud on the oppo
site side of the river. He was captured
and swung up several days ago, an J tha
corpse is rotting away in the sun. Fleippe
Sinas, another member of the band, was
caught on the 8th inst. and treated to the
The Blue Law In Baltimore.
Baltimore, Oct 13. The Sunday law
in this state are 100 years old, and have
been ignored for years. Sunday, however,
by the efforts of the "Sabbath" reform
people the law was enforced and as a re
sult the police yesterday handed to the
grand jury a list of 17C persons who were
guilty of offences against the Sunday
laws. About one-half are charged with
working on Sunday while the others are
accused of selling goods.
The To-Be-Es peeled Happens.
Masos City, la.. Oct. 13. Frank
Haurches, living uear Plymouth in this
county, was instantly killed Sunday by
the accidental discharge of a gun. He was
hooting chickens. He had emptied one
barrel and was loading the other with
both hammers back, when the second bar
rel was discharged, blowing bis head into
Curtis Always Carried a Gun.
Sax Francisco, Oct. 13 In the su
preme court yesterday Maurice B. Strell
ingerfM. B. Curtis) was beld for the
grand jury to answer the charge of mur
der in killing Policeman Grant. Henry
Gardner, a former employe of Strellinger,
testified that the latter habitually carried
Beat the 3-Vear-Old Booord.
Lexington, Ky., Oct. 13. The Kentucky
Trotting Horse Breeders' meeting began
yesterday and was signalized by the great
est 8-year-old race ever trotted, Monbara
beating the race record for that age by
trotting his last mile in L:lit the first
half being made iu 1:0T 3.
The "Soo" To Be Open by Tomorrow. "
Buffalo, Oct. 13. Advices from Satilt
Ste. Marie say that four dredges are at
work cutting a channel around the sunk
en steamer Susan E. Peck in Lake George
channel, and navigation will be resumed
of confidence in it the manu
facturers of Dr. Sage's Ca
tarrh Remedy. It's a faith
that means business, too it's
backed up by money. This
is what they offer: $500 re
ward for a case of Catarrh
which they cannot cure. They
mean it. They're willing to
take the. risk they know their
medicine. By its mild, sooth
ing, cleansing and healing
properties, it produces per
fect and permanent cures of
the worst cases of chronic Ca
tarrh in the Head. It's doing
it every day, where everything
else has failed. No matter
how bad your case, or of how
long standing, you can be
cured. You're sure of that
or of $500. You can't have
both, but you'll have one or
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