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FIFTEENTH YEAR , OMAHA , WEDNESDAY HORSING. FEBRUARY 10 , 1886. NUMBER 200. GEN. HANCOCK DEAD A Valiant American Soldier Passes to His Peaceful Eternal Best , HIS DEMISE CAME UNEXPECTED End of a Life Spent From His Youth in the Armies of His Country' HIS BRILLIANT HISTORY TOLD Tlio News nt WnHlilitRtnn Cousin on His Protmhle Successor Gen. Houurd'H Ilccolleutlous of Ills Comrade. A Veteran Soldier Passed Hcyoml. Niw : Yontc , Feb. 0. In front of No. 8 Governor's Island an orderly this afternoon was pacing to and fro. It was the residence of Major-General Wlulleld Scott Hancock , who died therein at 3.M : o'clock. If the gen eral had lived until the Mth day of the pres ent month ho would have completed Ids sixty-second year , having been born In Nor- rlstown ( Pa , ) , February U , 1824. In u second end story front room , furnished witli soldier like simplicity , lay the remains of a general who , as the guard remarked , led his troops to more battles than any of his military con temporaries. The death of General Hancock was not merely a surprise to Ids family it was a Shock to them as to his friends. Twenty days ago ho started on business connected with the department of the Atlantic to Phila delphia , where ho remained two days , and then proceeded to Washington , where ho had business. In Washington a boll developed Itself on thu bajk of Ids neck. It was lanced January BO , and as the general was much in convenienced by Us presence , lie returned to Now Yoik several days sooner than de signed. During the first week of February tlio boll developed Into a malignant car buncle , .which suppurated constantly and prevented rest or sleep. Dr. Jancway was called , and It was not until marked weakness resulted from the presence ol the carbuncle the surgeon discovered General Hancock suf fering from diabetes and kidney trouble. Dr. Janoway called lu consultation Dr. Souther- land , medical director of the department , and Dr. A. M. Stimson of New Yoik. The medical men concluded tlio ease was assum ing a very serious form on Monday. At 10 o'clock Monday night , before going uway , Dr. Jaiieway found the patient in coed spirits and fable to assist himself and left lIm | apparently improved. At 0:45 : this moriiingMrs. Hancock dispatched an orderly for Dr. Jancway as the general was sinking rapidly. The doctor came speedily and found tlio general in a eoniatoso .state , with feeble pulse and all premonitory syriptoms of death present , llo summoned tlio two physicians alieady named. Hypodermic injections of brandy and other , and carbon ate of ammonia and brandy , were admlnis- ts.-cd. These , however , only alleviated the hiitl'oriiig of tlio boldier , who gradually sunk away until death was touched at":5l : p. m. , as stated. When death caino the three phy sicians and the hospital steward wore the only persons present. 'Mrs. Hancock was then in an adjoining room. The news of the general's death had been Hashed abroad by wire but a Ittllo while when messages of condolence began coming to the Island. Among them is thufollowing : WASHINGTON , Feb. 0. Mrs. General TV B. Hancock : 1 have this'momciit heard of the death of Generarilancock and wish to ex press to you , my dear madam , my deep sym pathy and condolence. The army has lost a very distinguished and faithful officer and the country one of its best citizens. P. ll.SiiiniiiAN , Lieutenant General. So far as could bo learned no delinlte ar rangements for tlio funeral had been agreed upon up to a late hour to-night. It was stated by ono of. the statf officers that Mrs. llaneoek had expressed herself as being op posed to a military funeral ; that it was her desire that the funeral arrangements be as simple and unostentatious as possible. It Is also said that Mrs. Hancock is opposed to having tlio body embalmed and to Its lying In state. In con verna tion with ono of the officers to night , that gentleman stated that in all proba bility only Immediate relatives and the most intimate friends would bo invited to attend the' obsequies and that only eight or ten officers ot his Immediate stall' and a small detachment of soldiers would accompany the remains to tlio grave. Throughout this city to-night , wherever people were grouped , the fact of General Hancock's death was the subject of com ment , and Its announcement where not known a challenge to surprise. The death , though occuirlng late , was announced in some of the ovuilng papers , and thus thu imusos were made aware of the fact , while at the clubs and hotels the topic bore some meagre details that served lor tlio text of comment , anecdote and reminiscences. Tlio little steam cutter belonging to the govern ment , which' piles between the Mattery wall and Governor s Island , was kept very busy during this evening. Many military men visited Governor's Island to tender their services to the olllcers stationed there or to otfer condolence to the bereaved family. Telegriimsc.imo in a perfect stream to tin. Island olllce. This ono cutno Irom General . Sherman : ST. Loins General Whipplo General Mizncr lias been here , and says Hancock Is dead. Is It possible ? 1 must no to Cincinnati to-nlirht. Telegraph ir.o tlieio. Can I do anything to iimnlfo.st my love for him or bis widow V SIIIIIMA.V. : Gen. FlUhugh Leo telegraphed as follows : UiC'iiMoxp , Va. , Feb. 0 , Commanding Officer All parlies and all elates in Vir- u'inia deplore the death of General Hancock The country mourns the loss of a supeil. soldier and noble citizen. 1 personally ijriovo that a true friend 1ms gone. Please let mo know when the general will bo burled i desire If possible to attend the services. Fnv.imoii LRK. It is expected the general will bu buried at Norrlbtown ( Pa. ) , beside hid daughter Ada whodlcdInlS77. The general leaves his widow and three grandchildren two girls and ono boy named Mora , Ada and Gwynn , the Issue of the general's ton Itussoll , who died December 'M , IKSI , and whoso loss thu general has over Hlnco mourned bitterly. Major General Whipplo will assume com- imuulol the department , a.sslbtt'd by Lieuten ant Colonel Jackson , until thepresfdpiit Miall appoint General Hancock's successor from teiierals Scotield , Terry or Howard. Orders In icfcrcnca to the funeral ceremonies are expected from Washington to-morrow , In the meantime the body will bo embalmed by the officers of the post. In the general outers to-moirow will bo promul gated the announcement of General Han cock's death , when the regulation mourning will bo adopted. Flags were at onro ordered nt half mast on tbo announcement ot Ids death. The general will probably bo Interred at Norrlsjown ( Pa. ) . N13WS , Universal Sorrow nt the Capital City CiOEfedn ou BncoetiKloii. WASHINGTON' , Fcb , 0. [ Special Telegram. ] The announcement of the death of Cienend JlatK'ock was rccelvvd hero this afternoon with universal surprise and regret. Two weeks ago General Haiicock was hero and uvel veil marked attention In social as well us military elide * , and this fact caused many persons to doubt the cone.ctnc.ss of the report ot his sudden death. It.is . a sincular coinci dence that Judge Kelley prcpaicd a bill yes terday wli'.ch ' ho Intended to introduce c\\ \ Monday next , providing for the revival of the grades of general and lieutenant general , In which the president Is authorized to ap point Sheridan general and Hancock lieu tenant general , Judge Kelley said to-night that he was moved to prepare this bill mainly for the reason that General Hancock will retire from active service on account of ago in February , 1SS3 , that ho was a gallant sol dier who deserved special rccocnltlon for his distinguished services , and that It would bo a graceful tribute for concress to revive the grade of lieutenant general , that it might be conferred on Hancock upon tlio cvo of Ids re tirement from the army. Judge Kelley ex pressed great regret that Hancock was pre maturely-cut on" before he could bo given tills additional evidence of the esteem In which he was held by the country , because the judge was convinced that this bill would have received the almost unanimous vote of the house. The death of Usncral llainock and the re tirement of General Pope next month will necessitate the appointment of two now major generals to fill tlio vacancies thus oc casioned. Howard and Terry stand at the head of the brigadiers , and arc pretty certain to be advanced. The vacancies that will bo caused by the advancement of these two olllcers In the rank of brigadier generals will cause an interesting contest among the friends of the eligible colonels. The gossips are at work In the prediction of tlio changes which will soon bo made. Major Genera ! Shcolleld will undoubtedly be ordered to Governor's Island , as General Pope will be relieved on Match 10. This will leaVe two vacancies in the list of major gen erals. President Cleveland will without doubt appoint lirlgadicr Generals O. O. Howard and A. 11. Terry , as they are the two ranking brigadiers. These promotions will leave two vacancies in the roster of brigadier generals. There are twenty-live colonels of Infantry , ten of cav alry and live ot artillery from whom the president may make his selections. It lias never been the practice to pay any attention to the lineal rank of colonels hi selecting brigadiers , and Piesldent Cleveland will piobably chose the two officers who may best suit his own ideas. It is conceded in army circles , however , that Colonel Thomas 11. linger of the Eighteenth Infantry , now com manding the school ol'application at Foil Leavcnworth will be one of the now briga diers. diers.WASHINGTON" WASHINGTON" , Feb. ! > . [ Press.j A tele gram announcing the dangerous illness of General Hancock was received by the presi dent about 1 o'clock to-day , and was read to the cabinet then in session. Just after tlio cabinet adjourned it second telegram was re ceived conveying the Intelligence of his ilcath. The flag on the \yhitc house was ! m- uediately placcrd at half mast , and the prcsi- lent soon after issued the following execu- ive order : EXKCUTIVI : MANSION" , WASIHNV.TON , - 'CD. 9. Tidings of the death of Wlnliold Scott Hancock , senior major general of tlio army of the United States , have just been re ceived. Apatiioticand valiant defender of 'ils country , an able and heroic soldier , spot less and accomplished gentleman , crowned idlko with the laurels ot military renown and Ihe highest tributes of his fellow countrymen as to his worth as a citizen , lie has gene to "lis reward. It is fitting that every mark of iiiblle respect should bo paid to his memory. Therefore , it is now ordered by the president ' .hat the national flag bo displayed at half- uast upon all public buildings of the ex- ? cutlvo department In this city until after lis funeral shall have taken place. DANIIL : LAMOXT , Private Secretary. The president also sent the following tele gram to Mrs. Hancock : EXKCUTIVK MANSION , WASHINGTON. Feb. 1) . Mrs. W. S. Hancock , Governor's Island : Accept my heartfelt sympathy and con dolence in your terrible bereavement The heroism and worth of your late husband have gathered to your sld'in this hour of your allliction a nation of mourners. GllOVKK Cl.KVET.AND. Immediately on the receipt of the intelli- ; enceot the death of General Hancock , tlio .lag on the war department building was placed at half mast by order of the secretary of war. ami arrangements were made for the promulgation of a general order formally announcing his death to the army , which will bo Issued to-morrow. ' 1 ho secretary of war also recalled the Invitations ho had is sued for a reception to the ofllcers of the army , navy and marine corps for' this even ing. t SKKTOII OF HIS CAURKU. A Lift ) Spent In the Military Service of His Country. Wlulield Scott Hancock was born In Mont- ; emery county ( Pa. ) February 14 , 1S2J , He received his early education at the Norrls- town ( Pa , ) acAdcmy , and In 1810 was aj > - .wlnted'a cadet at the United States Military academy , from whence ho was graduated and promoted in the army to bo brevet second end lieutenant of infantry July 1 , 184-1 , re ceiving his full commission of second lieu tenant In 1S40. Ho was promoted to bo first lieutenant in ISIn ! 1855 lie was promoted to the quartermaster's department with the rank of captain , and in IbCli lie was promoted to bo major in the same department. For more than three years subsequent to his graduation ho .served on frontier duty. In tlio war with Mexico (1817-48) ( ) ho solved with his regiment at San Antonio , Client- bnsco , Moiino del Hey and' the assault and capture of the City of Mexico , where ho dis played conspicuous gallantry , receiving the brevet of first lieutenant for Contreras and Cherubusco. From 181S to 1$53 ho served with his regiment in the west , as quarter master 1818-40 , and adjutant ISfU-Vi , when ho was transferred to the quartermaster's de partment , on which duty ho served In Flor ida during the Semlnolo hostilities , In Kan sas during the dlstiubances of 1057 , and In California at Los Angeles , as chief quarter master of the southern dUtilut , whcio ho was found at the outbreak of the civil war In 1S01 , and where ho exerted a powerful influence during that eventful period. Ho was. relieved from duty in California at his own request and repaired to Washiug- Ington and applied for active duty in tlio field , llo was assigned to Kentucky as chief quartermaster of General Anderson's command , but b fore entering upon that duty ho was on September 23 , IbOl , appointed n brigadier general of volunteers. His sub sequent history during tlio war is substan tially that of the army of tlio Potomac. Dur ing the fall and winter of 1801-03 ho com mandcd a brigade at Lcwlnsvlllo. ( Va. ) In March , ISCti , ho accompanied General Me Clollan's armv to the penusula , being active ly engaged with his command nt tlio &iego \orktown , and the subsemient pursuit which resulted In the battle \villiamsburg \ , where ho led the brilliant charge which cai > - turcd Fort Magruder and gained the day. His services at tlio battles of ( folding's Farm , Garnclt's Hill , Savage Station and White Oak Swamp and during the retreat to Har ris-oil's Landing , weio as conspicuous as tlie > weio valuable. Shortly theivatter tlio brevets of major lieutenant colonel and col onel United States Army \\cro con ferred upon him , and ho was recommended by General Me.Olellan for pro motion to major general. He took part In tlio movement to Centerville. ( Va. ) In Aug ust and September of 1HK. In the Marylaiu campaign ho led his biigudoat Crampton Pass , South Mountain and at Antlotam. where lui was placed in command of the firs division of the Second corps , on the ilcath of General Richardson. On October 10 and 11 , IS-'i.1 , ho conducted an important recounols saiteofrom' Harper's Ferry to Charleston ( Va. ) Promoted then to be major gcnei.il o volunteers November "M , IbiW , ho contiiiuei in command of thu first division , Secoiu corps.-whlch ho led at Fredcrickbburg In Do- comlwrj' 1SB2. in the assault on Mary's Heights , and at' Chancellorsville-May , 1 * In the following month ho was placed h command of thy Second corps. At Uettys mrg , July 1,1803 , after Ilcynolds had fallen , lancock was sent forward from Taneytown by General Meada to assume command. Ar- ivlng on the Held , just as the rear of the leatcn union army was coming through icttysburg ho at once made his presence eft , and after staying the retreat , extended he union lines to Gulp's Hill , where ho was enabled to check the enemy's further ad vance. Perceiving Its advantages. General Hancock sent General Meade such a report of the nature of the vicinity ot Gettysburg as Ictcrmlncd him to light a battle theie. On be following days , July 3 and 3 , Hancock commanded the left centre , repulsing the nand final assault of Leo's army July u , and ailing severely wounded at the moment of victory. For Ids conspicuous services at Jettysburg General Hancock received the hanks of congress. Because of Ids wounds le was disabled from resuming acllvo duty 111 December , IWk ) , when ho leturncd to the command of his corps. The army , however , being In winter quar- ers and Inactive , General Hancock , was re quested to proceed to the north for tlio liur- xjsoot stimulating the recruiting of volun- cere , much needed to till the diminished anks of his corps. His great reputation and ) opularity made Ids mission eminently sne- icssfnl , and at Now York , Philadelphia , Hos- on , Albany , and other places visited , ho was cndercd public receptions and the freedom of tlio cities. In March. ISfil , lui returned to ds command , and In the campaign of that year , though still suffering from his wound , 10 bore a prominent part. In the Hattlo of ho Wilderness ( May 5-7) ) his command amounted to more than fio.ooo men. At the > attle of the Po ( May 10) ) ho command ed the Fifth corps , as well as n the assault near tlio Spottsyl- van la court house , May 12. At Spottsylvanla m led Ids corps In Its famous assault on the enemy's works , capturing upwards of 4,000 irlsoners. twenty pieces ot artillery and liousauds of small arms. In the subsequent operations of the army , including Cold liar- tor and the assault of the lines before Petersburg. General Hancock was conspicu ous and Indefatigable until compelled on tlio .7th of June , by the outbreaking of Ids Get- ysburg wound , to relinquish his command for ton days , when lie returned to tlio com mand of his corps in front of Petersburg. On August 2 ho was appointed a brigadier general In the regular army. During the months of July and August the battles of Deep Bottom and Iteam'B Station , ami of Uoydton Plank lload were fought tinder his llrection and command. In November , 1804 , 10 was selected to organize the first army corns of veterans , remaining In Washington on that duty until February , ISTO , when he was assigned to the command of lie middle military division , and in July o that of the middle department. This hitter position ho held until August , 18(10 ( , when he was transferred to tlio com- iiand of the department of the Missouri , hav ing in the meantime relinquished Ids volun teer commission and been promoted to be major general in the regular army. While commanding this department lie conducted an expedition against hostile Indians on the' ilaius. From September 1807 , to March IS08. he commanded the department of the Gulf ; the military division of tho. Atlantic , March 18GS to March ISO'.t ; and the department of Dakota , ISiK ) to 1872. In this latter year , he was assigned the command of the division of the Atlantic , which lie held nt the time of ills death. Although not nn aspirant for political loners , General Hancock's name was freely iicntloned in 1808 and 1872 as a desirable lomocratic candidate for president of tlio United States. In 1SOO tlio nomination for lovernor of Pennsylvania was tendered , but le declined to run. In ISSOhe was nominated for tlio presidency on the democratic ticket , with English as candidate for vice president , but was overwhelmingly defeated by the [ re publican candidate , James A. Garflcld. A COMllADE'S TRIBUTE. The military Succession General Howard's Personal Recollections. General Howard was called upon last ivcning by a reporter for the BIE , and ques- Joned about the matter of military suc cession. Ho stated that the death of General Hancock and the retirement of General Pope next month would create two vacancies to bo filled , respectively , these of the junior and senior major general. To these two positions General Howard stated that ho believed bo and General Terry would be the appointees , and ho felt confident that ho would be lesignatcd as tlio successor of General Hancock. There has been a great deal of discussion in army circles within the past few months as to the successor of General Pope , the junior major general , who is to bo retired in March. It had been pretty well settled that either General Terry , commander of tlio de partment of Dakota , or General Howard waste to succeed General Pope. In favor of the latter , seniority of service and a distinguished record made during the war of the rebellion were urged , ns powerful reasons why the po sition should bo given to him. And while , of course , no ono knew who would bo the lucky appointee , It was generally felt thatthc hero of Fair Oaks would be selected to till tlio vacancy created by the retirement of Pope. Tlio sml circumstance of the death of Gen eral Hancock , however , has put an entirely different complexion on tlio matter. Uy the same claims which have been urged in favor of General Howard's appointment as the successor ser to General Pope , ho will be entitled to the position of senior major general. In the event that ho is so elected. General Terry will undoubtedly succeed General Pope. It is expected that thooflicial orders will be re ceived In a few days , designating tlio distri bution of honors. "J. first met General Hancock in 185(1 ( In Florida , " said General Howard to the UKI : man. "Ho was then with the Fittli Infantry , as lieutenant , and afterwards as brevet cap tain , acting as post quartermaster at Fort Meyer. 1 was then chief of ordnance of the department of Florida , while General Harnoy was commander of the department. 1 shall never forget the first time 1 sawhlin. It was one hot summer day , and ho was loosely at tired In a shirt , pair of pants and light shoes. He was slender as a young man , quito tall , and of striking appearance , llo was very talkative , fond of good stories , and a great favorite with Ids fellow ollleers. lie never lowered himself by any acts ho committed , but always main tained a certain dignity , which was never offensive. "At various times after that wo met. At the opening of the civil war wo were as signed to our respective commands , and there- alter fought in eight engagements together the battles of Yorklown ( Lee's Mill ) , Wil- liamsburg , Fair Oaks , second Hull Hun , Antietaui , FriHlerlckbburg , Chancelloisvfllo , and Gettysburg. At Fredericksburg his division of the corps plunged into battle first , clofely follosved by my own , and that day wo fought together. In thu battle of Gettys burg also our corps fought closely togi-lher , I commanding the field ono day. and General Hancock tlio next. At the end of thObicDiid day General Meade , who had arrived , called his subordinates together and held a council of war to determine whether to light It out on that ground. General Hancock , I remember , was among these who strongly urged that our forces ought to bo hehl to the light without flinching. " " \Vlmtwero \ your impressions of him as a soldier and ageneralV "General Hancock was as a soldier bravo and intrepid. As a general ho was quick , farseeing , and always directed the move ments ot his men to the best advantage. In battle his magnificent tiirmo mount ed on his largo horse . always Inspired confidence In tlio breasts of his soldiers , llo was , as 1 have said , cool and collected , and during the hottest engagement could be seen riding from point to point , directing Ids men here and there , without for a moment losing ; his self-possession. Ho was kind , almost tender at times. Sometimes through a hasty temper , he would do things for which he was afterwa.ids sony , and he always took pains.tp make amends. Ho was altogether a man of noble character , woithy of every honor which was aecoided him. " ( iejieral Hancock has visited Omaha on several occasions , The last time was hhortly alter tlio return of General Howard from Kuropu In the tall of 18& , when lie passc.il through hero on his wa > ' to Sau Francisco for the benefit of Ids health. Ho was feeling poorly at the. time , however , and remained line but a few hours , receiving a number ot prominent Omaha gentlemen in his private car before he lett. A HOWLING MOB OF MANIACS London Treated to a Hup * tition of Monday's Human SKTI pry , THE POLICE FINA.LY CONTROL t Federal Troops Orrtort-tl to 1'rocccd to Seattle Antl-Clilncso Outbreak at Olympln Situation In tlio Coke Hcfilon. Tlio Socialistic Riot in Ijoiidon. Nnw YOIIK , Feb. 0. [ Special Telegram. ] The ami's London cable says : The so- called distress demonstration is believed to ; iave been Inspired not'so much by the actual desperation of the mas-ies , who are In en forced Idleness though their condition Is pilto as deplorable as it Is represented to be is by ulterior motives on the part of the leaders. Tlio purpose of the socialists , led liy Burns of Nottingham , Is reported to have been to strengthen the organization of the socialist labor movement , the pieclpltation of n riot as a consequence of his efforts being a secondary matter. Lidy Ilandolpn Churchill's Iwouglmm was stopped In Piccadilly , She resolutely drove the assailants off and then drove rapidly up Albenmrlo street to her liome. Your correspondent twice drove out and thrice walked through the crowd during the disorder , and observed that the men comprising the gathering" were generally of lecent appearance , and apparently what Lhoy appeared 16 bct-worklngmeii. There was , of course , on the outskirts , the usual t'lingc of boys and ugly looking bummers. Parnelt Is said to be much alarmed at the prospect of the affair causing a coalition of the chaotic elements in the cabinet. LONDON , Feb. P. (1'ress.J ( Sparling , n so cialistic leader , In an Interview In relation to the part taken by the socialists in the demon stration yesterday , said that while nc itld not approve of rioting , still ho could not but re joice at an event which tended to show that society was insecure. In regard to throwing stones at the Carleton Club Sparling said the members of the body had brought the attack upon themselves by appearing at the windows dews and jeering at the mob. In explana tion of the rough treatment to which a lady luul been subjected by the rioters , lie said her carriage had been .stopped because the lady was heard to order her coachman to "drive over those dogs. " Fears arc entertained that the riots of yesterday wjll be renewed to-day. This Is what is natu'rally to bo expected when the Immunity enjoyed by the mob in its work of destruction yesterday is consid ered. The police showed- they were entirely powerless to cope with euch a force as that with which they were confronted yesterday. In anticipation of another demonstration to day , small croWds.of roughs have been pourIng - Ing into Trafalgar siuaro from different points of the city , and at thin hour the crowd asspinbled there numbers fully 3,000. None of the leaders of yebterdays ? riot made their appearance yet , and whether , any programme has liccn determined on'loivanother outbreak Is not known. West End totday wears a holi day appearance. A , gcnqral feel- lug ot alarm anu insecurity is fqlt among the residents of that quarter , and most qf tlio. shops are closed , Tradesmen are Indignant at tiie lack of pro tection afforded tb m by. tins , authorities and at the luipotency oPtnupolice- ! Instruc tions have been glven-to the police as to what course to pursue in eventof > further outrages who the Icaders.of the n'tobaro , uo arrests of anyone connected thcrewltlihave , been made. Tradesmen propose to send a petition to the homo.oflicc demanding that they bo afforded protection from the depredation ! of the mob. . Ilyndman. president of the democratic federation , disclaims any responsibility fot- the actions of the mob. He predicts that trouble of very serious proportions will ensue it the distress existing among the workmen is npt soon relieved. The men will not starve forever , ho says , and If the author ities refuse to help them they must not bo surprised if force is resorted to to procure bread. Kougiis arotakingadvantago of the fog to assemble in various parts of the West End. They are bold and Impudent. One gang attempted to stop a carriano of .members pf the nobility who were on their way to St. James palace to attend the levee given by the Prince of Wales. A force of police were at hand1 who drove back the crowtl and dispersed/them / , the alarm spread ing to all parts of the city. At 8 o'clock the mob at Trafalgar square was estimated to bo 10,000 strong. A majority of this throng was composed of loafers and roughs of the worst class , Large numbers of policemen are pivsont. but their efforts to control thetiiibulenceof the mob .so far have been unavailing. They have been unable to clean the streets , and tralllc for the time bBlng is brought to a .standstill. The spirit of Ilio mob to-day is distinctly aggres sive. Every carriage which comes within reacli of the rioters Is at oncesurroiinded and the occupants hooted , hissed and insulted. During the early part of tlio afternoon a gor geous equipage was driven near tlio mob. borne one said the turnout was tlio lord may or's , and the rioters at once made a rush for It , .seemingly determined to tear the vehicle to pieces and stamp the occupants to death. The police by a vigorous charge rescued the occupants and got them to a place of safety. The mob at present is simply a mass of undirected human Havaircs. Nothing , it would seem , but the want of some popular leader , prevents tlio mob from exerting its strength in some or gan I/.ed movement , which might bring about the most dangerous results. During tlio af ternoon tlio police charged the mob twice In lull force for the purpose of breaking It up and driving tlio' fragments from Trafalgar square , but both efforts were absolutely futile. Tlio mob would yield a little nt the point of attack , but bulge In FOIIIO other direction. The police could'not surround It or break It. Kucli failure of the police was greeted with cheers and yells. The rioters uro getting en raged at fii'quont repetitions of police hos tility anil the temper of the mob is percentI- blyrliliig. Thousands of men are pouring down to thu scene and all the pavements in tlm vicinity of Trafalgar bquaro are lined with excited men , the rows on cither side of the htieets being nowhere less than six men ttecp. lo : : ; p. m. The Increasing gravity has finally alarmed the authorities , and they have put forth ail their energies to suppress the in cipient riot. Tliopollce.fmrcuon . duty at Tra falgar square is enormously Increased and prepared for a well d * > llnm nml exhaustive assault. This afternoon , ) i long struggle re sulted in pibhlng thu > mob into the hide streets , thus splitting tit UP till the elements were dissipated In tlio alleyways and byways of the town.Every .precaution has been taken to prevent tho/'topswinblage of any mob. Many of ( h6 riotursiave | been anesteu. Komo of them have * pobn lined and dis charged , and others havu been reumnded for trial. A number liavo boon sentenced to im prisonment for various tqrins of from one to nix months. < LONDON , Feb. 0 , Hums , Champion , Ilyndman and Williams , tbo lour socialists who Inspired yesterday's riots , called this at'- ternoon-npoii Joseph Chamberlain , president of the local government board , at bis Joillce. Chamuerlaln declined to receive tlm social ists personally , but conveyed to them his willlfigni ! .s 'to give Attention to anything iliey might have to say , provided they placed It bejor.q. lilin .huyriting. Hums and his col- tcogues thereupon dratted a statement ot their wishes. They said they had called to obtain from Chamberlain a declaration of the government's intentions witli reg-aid to work for the several jiundrt'd thousand unemployed people ple who weie at present starving In the city of London and elscwboro in England. The btatement contained the assertion that all.tho pressure which the worklngmen'a bo- clutlusliad brought to bear on the local au- tholitioa had entirely failed , and that letters front to the local gom-ninent by persons au thorized to speak lor the iliatK'sM'd were left unanswcicd. Jinins and his colleague , * averred that they had hopefully come lor a statement of the government' Intentions in order to report at a meeting of the unem ployed woikmeii of London , which Is soon to be held. Cluimberlain replied In writing that ho tllil not think that any of the remedied proposed by the Social Democratic federation would prove effectual to relieve the prevalent want und misery existing among the unemployed In Kncland. Ho was on this account unable to support these inoposod measures. At the same ( line he felt tlio tireent necessity of having something done , and ho was now having an inquiry made for the purpose of ascertaining ( lie oxant extent and character of the distressed. Wherever It should bo found necessary to do so , boards of guatd- lans. unless they wcro already empowered. would be authorized to grant outdoor relief when labor tests had been arranged sufllcient lo prevent Imposture. The question of pub- lie woiks , continued Chamlicrlaln , was not within the province of the local government. The socialists departed dlssatlsiied with the outcome of their visit , llynoman and Champion wcro quite anery over what they called Chamberlain's evasion of the real points nt Issue. They denounced his scheme of Inquiry as a device to secure delav while the very men In whoso behalf the alleged in- quirv was claimed to have been started were actually starving to death. "Tlio unemployed of London , " these gentlemen continued , "do not want outdoor relief ; they do not want charity ; they want nnth ng but honest and useful work which will enable them to earn bread. The proposition to trivo them doles , accompanied by servile and degrading labor tests , galls them and Is calculated to exasperate - ate them Into revolt. " LONDON. Feb. ti. News of tlio riot hero lias created a sensation in Europe. Tlio socialists of Paris and Herlln are jubilant. Meeting ! ) are being called In those cities to express admiration for the London social ists. ists.A A meeting of West end tradesmen was held this c.venlng for tliepupose of express- ng Indignation and want of conlidenro In the authorities in permitting the riot. The ; loss on account . of the riot is estimated at 2,000. The socialists were ac cused of being icsponsible for the trouble. Later estimates place the loss at double tlio estimate made. The Times severely censures tlio heads of Ilio police department , who. It says , proved themselves unlit for the positions they oc cupy. SITUATION AT S No Further Disturbance Troops Ordered to the Scene. SKATTM : , W. T. , Feb. U. Although the gravest apprehensions were felt throughout the day , there has been no further uprising. The military have been on duty since Sun day morning and are utterly worn out. Tlio cltizeus.aro intensely anxious for the pres ence of federal troops. Chailes Stewart , ono of the men injured in the conflict yesterday , died to-day. Ills death intensified the feelIng - Ing amonir the anti-Chinese. Hceruits from thu citizens are continually being added to the territorial militia. WASIIIXOTON- , ! ) . C. , Feb. 0. Tlio presi dent has been fully advised of the situation of affairs in Seattle ( W. T. ) , but so far lias received no formal appeal for executive in- torteroncc. llo received a telegram fiom Governor Squires last night notifying him that tlio governor hail called for volunteers to assist the authorities in preserving the peace. A telegram was received this moining saying that the situation remains unchanged. The secretary of war and attorney general have also received several telezrams in regard to tlio trouble. The matter will bo considered at the cabinet meeting to-day. If it is deemed necessary an order will bo issued for United States troops to proceed to the scene and assist the local authorities. WASHINGTON" , I ) . , C..Feb. 9. The entire session of the cabinet to-day was devoted to the consideration of the ami-Chinese trouble In.Seattlo ( W. T. ) . Several of the cabinet ofllcers stated that they were In receipt of dis patches. from territorial officials , Including tlie governor-tho latest of which indicate the local authorities have-.tlic rioters under con trol aiid.are.hope.tuijof : their-ability ; to'pre vent. further outbreak and to preserve the peace. The.fact that the Chinese minister had requested the aid of the government in the protection of the Chinese was referred to the secretary of state. It was decided , how ever , in view of the advices from the local authorities thatit was not necessary at present to order United States troops to the scene of the trouble , but the secretary of war was instructed to have troops in readiness for immediate transportation in case of emergencies arising which would re quire their presence at Seattle. There wcro many appeals for federal assistance during the heielitof the trouble , but as they did not come through legal channels they could not be acted upon. The governor sent ad vices of the situation to the president , but made no formal appeal for aid. WASHINGTON , Feb. ! . A telegram was sent to Governor Squire , ot Washington ter ritory , informing him that General Gibbon had been ordered to proceed to Seattle at once with troops , and giving the text of the proclamation of the president , calling on nil insurgents and persons assembled for unlawful pin-noses in the territory to disperse and return peaceably to their homes on or before ) ! o'clock on the afternoon of the 10th day of February instant. In the judg ment of the president a case is presented which justifies the employment of military force , and all good citi/.cns arc warned against taking part in the stated unlawful acts or assemblages. POOU JOHN'S IIAUD JPATK. The Chinese KvpitlHlou Fever ops Into Slob Ijaw nt. Olyinnla. OJ.Y.MI-IA , W. T. , Ft-b. 'A This morning about 7 o'clock a mob commenced taking possession of tlio Chinese houses In this city , and the alarm was given by ringing the lire bells. Deforo the citi/.cns could reaii/o what was happening , u guard , composed of mem bers of the Anti-Chinese association here , were placed In possession of each Chinese house , and the Chinamen were ordered to pacu up and leave. The mob was led bv a young man named llet/.el. Tim bosses of t ho Chinese - neso houses have been given three days to leave thu town and the employes havo'bcen given notice to leave at 10 o'clock to-day. Sheriff Hillings has .summoned a posse coiii- milatus anil they are being sworn now. Wagons have been hired to carry away the Chinamen's properly and so far tilings are quiet witli the exception of the crowd on the streets. In response to a call of Mayor Chambers. between -100 and MX ) law abiding citizens met this afternoon , Thu meetini ; organi/.eil a law and order committee , which , with the hundred deputies aircady enrolled by Shcrltr Hillings , will boahutlicient force to cheek any lawless proceedings in tlio futrtre. These Chinamen aio anxious to leave , and will do so as soon as possible , but the clttizcns will not allow them to bo driven away by force. Everything appears quiet now , and the Chinamen remain In their dwellings unmo lested. _ IN TJIK COKK HISG10N. Tlio Trouble Growing ; Moro Severe- All Ordered Work Suspended. CONNKM.SVII.I.I : , Pa. , Feb. 0. There was no outbreak reported from any point in the coke region to-day. The sheriff is hero swearing in 103 men as deputies for the pur pose of attempting to arrest all these who were outraged in the depredations at Hrad- ford yesterday. The crowd that visited Jim- town Irom the Scottdalo meeting last evening to force the men at work theio to join them worn successful. This morning not 'a man was at work and all the ovens were closed tSown. Thu strike has assumed the most serious uspect In view pf the exciting occurrences of yesterday , and grave fears are entei tallied by good cltl/.ens that it may exceed the Hocking Valley riots. Many miners who intiticipated in thc.se riots are here and sowing the seed of sedition wherever there Is a chance of leaping. This refers , however , to only a small portion of the mot ) . The majority desire to be law abid ing. The Slavs uro among those most dlscontentented and as few ofthem tin- del-stand our language It is hard to pacify them when they aie ouco aroused. People living in the coke regions AIO htroni-'Iy 011- posed to the Importation of lahor to take the placea of btitUlng.miners. A meeting of citi zens , will bo held to-morrow at hootldalo' to , protest agaliibt any moio foreign importation until UiostrlUu Is bdtled. PriTain no , Fell. ! . Tlio iMUhburg coke syndicate lield a mi'CiiigtodaV'itiilch ) II \viU decided tft order total biispuiisiuu ofurk In tlio Coniiellsvillo dihtriut on account Of tlio riot and incendiarism pievalenl tliuie. The members of the svndlcato do not know to what extent the lawlessness may reach , and do not wailt to jeopardize the lives of their men and property. A general order to shut down was Issued this afternoon and sent to all the mines under control of the syndicate. IOWA AND MKUHASKA. flic Hnyos Impeachment Trlnl Com menced The Charges. DRS MOINKS , Iowa , Feb. n. [ Special Tele- ; nuu. ] The judicial committee of the house , o whom was referred the charges for tlio impeachment of Judge Hayes , met to-day , lion. John Mohan and Nov. 11. Ewlng , rep resenting thoMuscatlno County Temperance alliance , presented the charges against Hayes. The charges are given at length under seven Iteads , supported by frequent references to the code of Iowa. They charge , among other hlngs , that he has not attempted to enforce ho law for the suppression of Intemperance , ilther before or since It was amended by the .wcntletli general assembly ; ho hits not In- llcled adequate penalties ; ho has steadily educed the penalties against old offenders for repeated offenses ; lie has not , .intll driven to it by public exposure , en forced the slight penalties that ho has pio- tiounced. The memorialists state their belief that the eneral facts contained In those papers re- 'erred to prove a conspiracy between Judge W.I.Hayes , the prosecuting attorney and : ho several saloon keepra for the purposn of lefeatlng justice. The 'conspiracy more par ticularly appears in the fact that the saloon keepers submit to repeated prosecution with out any attempt atdetcuse : that the Indict ments are prepared with the evident nirposo of shielding them from 'mther prosecution , and that the udge , whenever they are brought before him on a bonalldecharge , Invariably affordstthem every possible protection. They also charge him with being guilty of misdemeanor in compromising contrary to law several cases th liquor dealers , whoso names are set foith and the circumstances attending. They also charge him with misdemeanor In Ids public utterances and expressions addressed o tlio public , In which ho ha encouraged op- josltlon to the prohibitory law nml given , -altiablo suggestions for Its evasion. After listening to tlio memorial ot charges thu com mittee adjourned for one week. A Dcrctiot Husband , Cou'Miius , Neb. , Feb. . [ Special Telc- sratn.J A. man named Welhelin Kclmcrs , from llcllwood , was arrested hero for uortgaglng his wife's property without her consent , llo was released , however , on a writ of iiabeas corpus. It Is reported ho was o meet a fair damsel from Ucllwood and oin her on an eloping episode. An OHlcinl Accidentally Shot. CitADitON , Neb. , Feb. 0. [ Special Tele- jrain.J Tlio Hon. A. V. Harris , county coin- nissioiier of Dawcs county , was accidentally shot this evenlne in tlio law ofllco of Fall & Sprague of this place. The wound Is not considered fatal. OAKLAND MUST OO. I'ho Attorney ( Jcnernl AVill ftc.Askctl to Turn Over His 1'ortl'ollo. NEW Yoiiif , Feb. ( ) . [ Special Telegram. ] I'lio Sun tliis. morn'ing has a douCle-Jeaded cader on the president's duty in Ilia ( Jarland natter , aud.says : 'Ule.inay bcllevc.'isothers lo'that Garland aiid.otlierhigh officials ; are lot corrupt personally , and wcro carried away by temptation Into a great error , but as ils administration has been compromised and his party is KUlfcring from their acts , It is his duty to ask for their retirement. " ' The World's ' Washington special says : "It nay be said to be definitely settled that At torney General Garland will bo asked to resign his seat in the cabinet. It is not trim that Garland has tendered ills resignation or placed his otlicc nt tlio disposal of tlio president , f lie latter will doubtless bo under the pain 'ul necessity of calling Garland's attention- o the impropriety of Ills longer remaining in the cabinet in view of the surrounding ircumstanc.es and the recent developments. It Is not improbable that the whole subject will be discussed at a cabinet meeting. Tlio president lias not yet asked for an official opinion from any one , but It is certain if ho should ask ho would find a majority of his own cabinet declaring that Garland must go. There is good reason to believe that at least three members of the cabinet would not re main If Garland were retained. " GOOD IUDOANGK. A Texas Desperado Hurriedly Ilempcd hy a 31 oil. GAi.vr.STON , Feb. U. A special from Paris , Texas , to the > 'ews says : At 1 o'clqck yester day morning a mounted posse of nearly 100 masked men appeared before the Jail In Lamar county. A dozen of tlio party dis mounted and knocked for admittance. Jailor Baldwin opened the door and two men sprang inside , lialdwln .showed light and tired his revolver , but the men knocked Ids arm up and then choked him till ho was black in tlio face. They then broke Into tlio cell and seized It. T. Garret ! , a wounded desperado , who killed Deputy Sheriff Davis. They dragged him through the jail and placed him in a wagon , and marched to the timber three-quarters of a mile distant , and strung him up to a tree. His body was found dangling from a halter this morning. The viijllants planned tlio attack with great care. Guards were placed at every street leading to the jail. Gairett was anested for disturbing a Christ mas IITO festival at Sehockley prairie , Dep uty DavH kindly permitted him to visit his home hnt'oro iroing lo jail , whereupon Garrctt hid/ed his rillo and brutally murdered the officer , when the ialtor's back was turned. Garrett was afterwards captured , receiving lourteiMi wounds while resisting ane.st , and was Jtt&t recovering. PritsHluiil/.intr J'olnnd. lir.UN ! : , Feb. 0. The government bill for colonizing Prussian Poland witli German settlers who aio to leplaco exiled Poles , pro Vides for ono bundled million marks to defray - fray the expenses of thoc.olonl/.atlon. It also names ministers to regulate the affairs of the newly populated territory , members of botli chambers of the district assisting , The Ajmchc Scouts Uuncjh Itodlo , Turso-v , Arli ! . , Feb. 0. A Fort liodlo special says : Lieut , .Mails has arrived hero and confirms tlio statement tr.lographcd to Gen. Crook regarding the attack of the Mexi cans un the into Captain Crawford's com mand jiearNacorl , Mexico , January U. A CouCoHHod IOiiile//.lir. ! Nr.w HAVKN , Conn. , Feb..1. James Seott , a Salt Lake City Mormon , employed by Wil son Waddington , the California millionaire , as supiuvising architect , confessed ho had cmhuiilcd the sum of $00,000 from his em ployer. _ _ Capture of an ICmbc/.zlrr. SAN FiiANC'isco ' , Feb. I' ' . The fact was learned to-night that Hobcrt Scott , ft ( ih.-rk In the bonded warehouse of , ' Hi-do & Kailo , was iirrestcd Thursday afternoon bv a private de tective on the charge of emb''r/.Iing ' sy-VOJ or 510,000 from Ids employe ! ? . U'outher 1'or TtMlay. Missoum VAI.I.KV Cloudy weather and local snows , gunrallyfollowed by 'fair weather ; northerly wind * , bosoming variable in northern poillons ; colder weather , except iu extieniii noitUein poit'.ons ; slight rlt > o in terapcuituic. NOT LOVED BY THE LOBBYIST , < Nebraska's Senior a Senatorial Sere Spot to | i Corporation Cappers , ' COMBINING TO DEFEAT HIM. Xlio Unsettled French Spoliation ! Claims Hpiu-ks Opposed to Imt.j Land Agents Tlio IJogus Mutter Kvll. Senator Van U'yok lloyonit Venality. \ WASIUNOTO.V , Feb. H. [ Special. ] An old lobbyist , who has been one of the members of the third house for a great many years , said last evening In conversation with the rail road people , that Senator Van Wyck of Ne braska , was the worst man with whom the railroad had to deal , He Is avalnst monopo lies of every character , and cannot bo in duced to veto against the people's Interest * and In favor of tlio railroad corporation by all the blandishments and blarney which the eloquent representatives of the corporations can bring to bear upon him. This man con tinuing said : " 1 have given up all hope ot doing anything with the Nebraska ! ! senator , and the only hope for us In the future Is to defeat his re-election. " It Is very generally understood hem that Senator Van Wyck will meet with consider able opposition.In the Nebraska legislature , but the opposition will come from just those very men he can well afford to oppose ; Senator Van Wyck's course while In the senate has been such as to commend Itself to all but the great corporations which have grown rich by absoibiug the public domain , and If the power of these companies should bo strong enough to defeat him no one will bo moro .sincerely regret fid limn lils associates In the senate , who , whllo occasionally sutler- " lug under the lash of his keen tongue , admire his outspoken straightforwardness always. l.IAlll.i : TO TAKT. A rilN'TUUY TO sr.TTI.H. The Indications are that tlto French spoli ation claims will be hanging in the courts for almost us long a petiod as the claims growing out of tlio Alabama all'idr. The act of con gress which referred them to the court ol ! claims provided that they must all be tiled within two years from tlio date of tlio act. Thirteen mouths of this tlmo have passed , and yet less than one-tenth of She number have been presented. The delay is occasioned by the failure of the court to carry out the iiiles which hove been fixed in tlio matter ot tlio suits against the government. These cases have been hanging lire for UJK wards of eighty-live years , and it was Imped j that such material progicss would be made , with them during the present year that it- , would be possible for conid'oss to provide for * their payment before the life of the present congress comes to a clo < o. It is probable , ; ' however , that under alt the circumstances" there will be no chance to do this for some ; years to come. ei'T err TIM : r.AnoAims' iu.vi : > s. ' Commissioner Sparks , of the general land office , is reported to have determined upon ? the dismissal of every land agent , appointed since the democratic" party earner into powce. who 1ms not show ' n .evidence of close atten tion to business ; There aro' Undoubtedly ; thousands of Illegal entries -in every district ? . In tiio western territories , yet some of tlio' agents who have been appointed for the ex - press purpose of discovering these frauds ; have not reported a single case in several , months. Mr. Sparks does not believe that ! the government should be called upon to pay ; these men salaries and expenses when they , make no return. Hence he will officially dc- capitate a number of them within tlio coming' month. TIIK KllAtmur.KNT I1UTTKK r.VIL. Congressman White of Minnesota , who takes an active interest in ail legislation touching the agricultural Interests of the country , says that from the indications which lie has been able to gather among members of the house , a bill is likely to be come a law which will make it obligatory upon the part of manufacturers of oleomar garine , buttcrine and other substitutes for the genuine butter to brand all packages so that , purchasers can know just what they are getting. All attempts to tax tills product out of existence by national enactment will be abortive and , In the opinion of Mr. White , the only remedy for the existing evil that can be hoped for la that which is men ; tioned above. STOnRY'S WILIj DKCJDI3U. The Court Holds WIlberAVas of Sound Alind When HeSicncd It. CiiicAfio , Feb. 0. Judge Rogers in the cir cuit court this morning decided that the will executed by Wilbur F. Storey , late owner of tlio Chicago Times , was valid , and directed that it be admitted to probate. The matter was heard on an appeal from the probate comt. Tlio will was contested by blood' heirs on three grounds : Want ot tcsllmcntary capacity , undue influence , and that the instalment was not properly witnessed. The court held that the testator was of sound mind befoio and alter the will was drawn ; that thoiu was no ovldtwco of Improper Inlluonce and Unit tlio the will was Iwally attested. The will leaves the newspaper ami the largest portion of the estate to his widow. Kurckii 0. Storey. Coun sel lor the blood heirs gave notice ol appeal. City Gets In. CmcAflo , Feb. ( > . At the iieotingr.iiero ) to day of the officers of Ihti National la ! : , Hall leagtmand repie.'entutives of the cities de siring the membership left varant by the withdrawal of UnUiilo at the end of last s-ca- son , Kansas City was decided upon against Indianapolis and Milwaukee us the most ad vantageous to the league , Catarrh Cured Catarrh Is a very prevalent dispart ; , with distressing anil olfriiMvo Fyiujilomx , llooil's Earsaparllla pIvcR ready idlcf and hpcedy euro , from tlm fact It actatlaoiiuh the blood , ami thus readies every part ot Ilio s > ystom. " I KUffcrril with catarrh fiftcm years. Took Hood's fiarsajiarllla and I am not tiuablcil any with catarih , anil iuy general lipallh Is much bettor. " J. W. Lii.ua , 1'ottal Clcik Chicago & St. I < oul3 Itatlroail. "I millncd with oalmh ; fiorfc years ; tried many Viomle/.ful cinr.i , inliiilor. , etc. , spend. Jug ncai lyoiiL liunili oil dollars n II limit bum ; lit. 1 tried Hc'od's Sarsap.irilla , anil was greatly Improved. " n , A. AUUBV , Worcester , JIaas. Barsiparllla I * characterized l > y ttirro piTiilhihlc-.s : Ht , thu eotnbtnullvn ot remedial agents j 2Ulho jiroportlnnt . " < Ilho yiroceu of seciu-lrii ; tlio active medicinal qualities. Tim ronilt Is amcdlclno of unusual tlrciiKlh , effecting cuics Jilllicrto unknown. Bend for book containing additional ovlili'licc. ' Hind's B.irsapaillla tones up my nyglvHi. r-wilU-s my l.tuocl , MI.UIIUIIS my appi'tllr , anil Rerun to nisko mo over. " .1 , r. TnoMJ'jiox , ' Ucfthti-r c ( Deeds , J.u-.vdl , Mass. ' lloixl'/i / Kai'viparllla lie.ats all others. and Is vrurtli Ils weight la pild. " I. lUJtitixiqow , 130 JJauk Hired , New York City. Hood's Sarsaparilla Bold tiy all drusglsts. $1 ; bix for ? 5. Made ' only by 0' 1. HOOD & V0.t Low.-ll , Muss. 100 posos.Ono' Do5ar. !