Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York on January 2, 1892 · Page 1
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j HigherEveiy Day 1 j J THE GAIN IN CIRCULATION LAST WEEK WAS 220. THE TOTAL FOR THE WEEK WAS f04, 702, WHICH IS DOUBLE Z THE CIRCULATION 0 ANY OTHER ROCHESTER PAPER. J f Good Morning 1 j filTH AM AVERAGE DAILY CIR' CULATION or J7.4SO. THE DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE 'wishes all its readers a HAPY NEW YEAR. . . ROCHESTER, N. Y., SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1892. VOLUME 60. NO. 2. THREE CENTS PER COPY. tf THE CORPS COMPLIMENTS Diplomats Lead at the President's Reeeption GLITTERING IN LACES OF GOLD Brilliant Array of Distinguished Personages at the New Year Reception at the White House Some Dazzling and Elaborate Toilets. Washington, Jan. 1. Although the custom has fallen into disuse elsewhere, here in Washington the social and official observance of New Year's calling is maintained with pertinacity. The weather was favorable, the air being crisp with the breath of winter, and the sun beamed kindly through the rifts in the light clouds. The chief events of the forenoon were the breakfast to the diplomatic corps by g.creUiiy Maine and the reception by the President and Mrs. Harrison, and the tiives of the members of the cabinet. The Interior of the white house had been elaborately decorated for the reception and the darkened rooms shone with the glare of numoroujp electric lights. Palms, flowers ind potted plants were banked in the east room and the broad corridors leading from it . The President and Mrs. Harrison were assisted in receiving by Mrs. Morton, Mrs. Elkins. Mrs. Foster, Mrs. Wilmerding, Mrs. Noble, Mrs. Husk, Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Wananiaker. Mrs. Blaine was unable to be present because of ill-health. A large number of ladies were specially invited to be present to assist in entertaining such of the guests as were asked behind the line. These included: Miss Blaine, Miss Foster, Miss Llkiiis, Miss Wanarnaker. Miss Rusk, Misses Halstead, Miss Schofield, Mrs, Thomas B. Reed, Mrs. J. W. Foster, Mrs. .7. A. Logan, Jr., and Mrs. James Grant Wilson. The marine band discoursed sweet music throughout the reception and added much to the interest of the occasion. The re ception began promptly at 11 o'clock and the arrival of the presidential party was announced by the familiar air " Hail to the Chief." The vice-president and Mrs. Morton and 11 the members of the cabinet, with the ladies of their families, were the earliest arrivals. Secretary Elkins met with the cabinet for the first time and he and Secretary Foster, who is just out front a Severn illness, were greeted with special Cordialiiy. The diplomatic corps turned out in full force to pay their respects. The members were resplendent in court dress, with gold lace, rich decorations, etc. Scnor Romro, of Mesiw, the dean of the corps, was at the head of the line with Mme. Runero. 'Mrs. Harrison's pnwn was of pomgran-ete satin, with brocaded border in different colored flowers. The front of the skirt wa-s yellow satin, draped in lace and era-broidered in amber. The wait was made with open neck. She wore diamonds and carried a point lace fan and a bunch of orchids. Her costume was rich aud extremely becoming. Mrs. Morton wore a superb costume of old rose satin, brocaded iu waved lines. It had a perfectly plain skirt and a high Eecked waist. It wa richly trimmed with rassemieterie and a beaded fringe, the F.'tm color. The othr ladies in attendance iwere tastefully aud richly attired. The official programme announced that at 11:15 o'clock the justices of the Unite! States supreme court would follow the diplomatic corps, but the order was not strictly observed, and Senators Cullom, Carlisle, Gibson and Allen, with the members of their families, were introduced to the receiving party immediately after the diplomats. Chief Justice Fuller and the associate justices of the United States supreme court followed. All the memliers of the supreme court, except Justice. Bradley, who is quite feeble and finds it necessary to carefully guard his health, were pro-ent. Justice Strong, who is on the retired list with his fomr-r associates, Chief Justice Ricimnison. of the court of claims, anl other members of this court, and of the district supreme court also paid their re-(pects. Senators Dawes and Teller headed the congressional line and General John W. Foster, a special representative of the tate department came next. The American Historical Society also had several Xnemhers in line. Ex-Secretary McCnlloueh, moving quite lowly, but looking well preserved and fairly vigorous for one of his years, passed through, followed by Representatives Town-fend, of Colorado, Baon, Tucker, Springer snd other representatives in congress. The army, navy and marine corps were represented by all the officers of those services stationed at or near the capitol. General Miles, of Chicago, and General Wheat-cn. of Omaha, were the only officers of prominence who came from a distance. General Schofield was at the hal rf the army line and Commodore Ramsay led the naval contingent. The officers, were all in full dress uniform and made quit? a striking appearance. The regulars were followed by General Oruway a:rl staff of the national guard of the District of Columbia. Half an hour was devtd to the reception of the different federal coui.r.usi, ners and officers of the executive deportments, who were followed bv the associated veterans of the war of 1846, th. Grand Army of the Republic, Ixyal Legbn and the members of the oldest inhabitants atsecii-tion of the District of Columbia. A large crowd had gathered in a long line two deep while the reception of officers of the government and members of the various organizations was taking place ard waited patiently for the beginning of the public reception. Mrs. Harrison is not strong, and she found the fatigue of tand-, ing in line and receiving the public so great that she was compelled to mire when the time set for the public reception arrived and seek a more comfortable place in the tear of the receiving party where she could rest. The line of people extended from the portice through the grounds of the execute mansion and up Pennsylvania avenue for about a block. In numbers the crowd ompared favorably with previous years. Many excursionists are in the city and they generally took advantage of the occasion to shake hands with the president. The doors of the white house were kept open tmul all who desired were enabled to pay then- respects, and it was not until nearly two o'clock that the reception came to a The vice-president and Mrs. Morton re- -i at their elegant residence on Scott from 12 to 2 o'clock- The list of callers included nearly all the officials who had previouslyvisited the "White House. Larce receptions -were also held by the ladies of the families of the other members of the president's cabinet. Airs. Crisp, wife of the speaker, aid not receive to-day owing to the- illness of her husband. China for the White House. "Washington, Jan. 1. There wa3 received at the White House to-day from i ranee the new chinaware ordered by Mrs. Harrison for use at dinners in the exeutive mansion. There are 250 pieces in the set, and it is intended that the service shall be used for the first time at the cabinet dinner on January 29th. Mrs. Harrison designed the plates, which are the. handsomest ever used at the president's table. JThe patterns on the two larger sizes are golden ears of tasselled corn on a background of imperial Prussian blue, which forms the rims of the plates. Encircling the inner edge of the rim and enclosed by a gilt band are forty- four gold stars, while in the center of each plate is the coat of arms of the United States. Thotographs were made of the famous war eagle. "Uncle Abe" of 'Wisconsin, to furnish the pattern for the national bird, and beneath whose outstretched pinions is the motto, ' E Plunbns Unum, inr;sed letters of blue. Mrs. Harrison had d upon the back of each piece of tins china" in gilt letters "Harrison, 1S02." None of the other tableware hitherto used at the evecutive mansion has been, thus designated. An Open Letter From Stewart. Washington, Jan. 1. Senator Stewart, of Nevada, has written a letter to Senator David B. Hill, in reply to the speech made by Governor Hill yesterday in Albany. Senator Stewart in the course of his letter, asks Senator Hill if he is in favor of free bi-metallic coinage on the ratio now established by. law, why does he take pains to repudiate Nevada, which is and always has been in favor of the remonetization of silver. The letter also says that the present silver act must inevitably lead to bi- metallic coinage to prevent the depredation of silver, and he asserts that it is because the a recognition of this fact that the gold men, to prevent the passage of a free coinage act, propose the repeal of the law of 1890. A LABOR RIOT. Attack on a Car Load Operatives. of Railway Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 1. A carload composed of some forty telegraph operators, machinists and brakeinen, was attacked this morning by several hundred men, mostly railway employes, at Argenta. The men were en route from Indianapolis and Ixuis-ville to Aransas Pass to relieve the strike on the San Antonio & Aransas Pass railway. At 10:30 o'clock this morning a crowd of several hundred men, chiefly railroad employes, were at the Fort Smith & Iron Mountain crossing -w hen the " cannonbull " from St.. Iiouis steamed in. No sooner had the train arrived when a burly man cried out to the crowd: " Cut the hose aud we'll drop the car out." A hundred meu rushed to bis bidding, the hose was cut and the car containing the "scabs" with another sleeper in the rear, were cut out. When the train started for Little Rock, the mob having neglected to cut the bell cord, the engineer's bell rang and he stopped the train. By this time all the engine whistles in the yard began to blow, and it seemed that bedlam had broken loose. A hundred men rushed into the fated sleeper, driving the occupants from the car and into the swamps a hundred feet beyond. Most of them were driven into a pond through which they floundered, followed by their infuriated pursuers. The sleepers were recoupled to the train and it crossed the river into Little Rock where another crowd of men boarded the car and with knives cut to pieces all the baggage of the unfortunate " scabs." tossing it through the car windows into the yards. J. C. Littlefield. who was in charge of the party of " scabs " and several of his companions who escaped the mob, having taken refuge in the rear sleeper, took a train for Texas, while the other members of the party .are hidden in the swamps awaiting an opportunity to escape. The railroad authorities are enraged at this action of their employes. The various labor railroad unions are strong in their sympathy for their striking brothers in Texas, and it is fortunate that none of the party scat to take their places received serious personal injury. A Gale in Wisconsin. Milwaukee, Jan. 1. The gale from the northwest traveling at the rate of fifty miles an hour, struck this city to-night, doing great damage to shipping along the docks aud caused the loss -of one life George P. Seinlen. a cigar manufacturer, while walking along the street was struck by a big water tank which vas blown off a roof. He was instantly killed. The dam age to new buildings in course rf construc tion is considerable. Mount Avery, N. C, Jan. 1. Fire here this morning destroyed .property worth $2XWM. Texarkana, Ark., Jan. 1. A cyclonic storm three miles wide moving three miles west of here at 2 A. M., wrecked manv farm buildings and did much other damage, No loss of life is reported. The Troublesome Garza. San Antonio, Tex., Jan. 1. General Stan- ley will send two more troops of cavalry to the scene of the Garza disturbance early to-morrow morning. If it become necessary additional troops will be sent to the frontier from the other military departments, No news has yet been received from Cap tain Bourke's command aud there is great uneasiness here. It would not be at all in possible for Garza with a force of 1,20 men to capture 1 ort Rincgold and the whole force of the United States troops in that section of the frontier. He has threats ened on several occasions to take Fort Ringgold if it became necessary for him to secure food and military supplies. If op portunity hasoceurred, it is not improbable to believe that he has executed his threats, Louisiana Republicans. New Orleans, Jan. 1. The regular Republican state central committee of which 1. H. Herwig is chairman, called a con vent ion to meet in this city January 10th, for the purpose of nominating a full state ticket. The bolters from the committee met at the custom house and named the loth of January as the day of the assemlt- lage of the Republican state nomi'.iatin convention. Sinv the above call was issued a number of district committees have met and endorsed the action of the bolters Yesterday the bolters circulated a petition and had it signed by as many of their committee as they could find, postponing their convention until the third Wednesday in February. A number of the regular committee last night stated that the action of the bolters was regarded as finally disposing of their proposed state convention. KILLED BY A FAVORITE. A Lumber Foreman Murdered by a Man He Had Befriended. Special dispatch to the Democrat and Chronicle. Crystal Falls, Mich., Jan. 1. Xews has just reached here that Patrick Curry was brutally murdered last night by Frank Stein, near Sagola, a lumbering town ten miles from here. Curry was foreman in Curry & McKenna's camp, and was a brother of A. M. Curry, one of the firm. He was very popular and seemed to like every one, but he had several favorites in the camp. Among the later was Stein, whom he had befriended in many ways. Yesterday, Curry took checks aggregating $150 to get them cashed at Iron Mountain. He also took with him three gold watches to be repaired. Stein, who saw him draw the time check, and knew that he had the watches, followed him to Iron Mountain and returned on the same train with him, alighting at Kaud-vtlle, seven miles below agola. Curry got off the train at Sagola and started down the track on foot to his camp, four miles away. Stein started up the track, met Curry within one mile of the camp and killed him, with some blunt weapon, crushing his skull into a pulp on the railroad track afterwards. He then relieved his victim of all his money and made good his escape. Officers are scouring the country for him, and if he is caught, the lumbermen who are in a great state of excitement, will probably lynch him. SENATOR PERKINS. A Sketch of the Statesman Who Will Succeed Senator Plumb. Topeka, Kas.,Ja. 1. Mr.' Perkins, who has been appointed as Senator Plumb's successor, is 59 years old, and was born in Rochester, Ohio. He was educated in the public schools and at Knox College, Galesburg, 111. In 18G2 he enlisted in Company D, eighty-third Illinois volunteer infantry. He served as sergeant and lieutenant and In Decemlier, 1863, was appointed adjutant of the sixteenth colored infantry. Later he was assigned to duty as captain of Company C of the same regiment. He served as judge advocate on the staff of General Gillen and also in the same position on the staff of General Steadman. He was mustered out at Nashville In May, 1S66, returned to Illinois and resumed the study of law. In 18S) he was appointed probate judge, which office he held until February, 1873, when he was elected judge of the eleventh judicial district. He was re-elected in 1874 and 1878 and In November 1SS2 was elected a member of confrross.- Senator Perkins is a Republican, sincere in his conviction and agressive in his expressions. The appointment gives general satisfaction. FROM COAL CREEK. The Miners Will Fight the Militia With Bushwhacking Tactics. Special dispatch to the Democrat and Chronicle. Nashville. Tenn.. Jan. 1. The military force which left here last night for Coal Creek mines reached their destination to. day. They were joined at Knoxville br fifteen members of the Queen City Guards. Thus far there have been no demonstrations on the part of the miners, but upon the arrival of the convicts it will require the strictest watch to prevent trouble. It is understood that if the miners offer resistance, it will be in the style of the bushwhacker, and not in a body as heretofore. B. A. Jenkius, president of the Tennessee Coal Company, whose mines were occupied by convicts at Briceville, stated to-day that he did not know anything about the plans of the lessees, but thought the state pris oners would soon be returned to his mine. One hundred and twenty-seven convicts left here to-night for Coal Creek. They are guarded by twenty-eight men. Weymouth Scorched. Halifax. Jan. 1. Fire broke on at Wey mouth this afternoon and destroved nenrv Oakes's grocery. W. F. Jourreay's drv coods store and the Meteghan river lumber company's store ana several thousand feet of lumber. The fire originated in Oakes's store. At. last advices the fire was still burnine in dangerous proximity to Charles Burrilt & Co.'s warehouse. The New Year in New York. New York, Jan. 1. The new vear was nshered in here last night in the customary manner with miduight services, tooting of whistles from the steam factories and tug boats on the rivers ami the blowing of horns. The chimes were also rung from Old Trinity and other churches. Extensive Tennessee Fires. Clarksville. Ten o. Jan. 1. The three story brick building of M. I. Myers, notion nd general store; the old Planters' Hotel and Mc-Gehee Prothers' dry goods, were burned out to-day. Loss not known. A New Hampshire Fire. Nashua, N. H., Jan. 1. McQueston's elevator and Howard, Heald & French's furniture factory were burned this morning. Loss, $35,000. Another Florida Murder. River Junction, Fla., Jan. 1. W. P. Bussey, a prominent merchant, was murdered and robbed here last night. There is no clue to the assassin Senator Plumb's Successor. Topeka, Kas., Jan. 1. (Jovernor Humphrey this evening appointed cx-Congrfss-man Perkins United Staes senator to fill Senator I'lumb's unexpired term. Axe Factory Burned. Winthrop, Me., Jan. 1. The axe factory of Emery & Waterhouse at North Monmouth was burned this morning with all its contents. Loss $50,000. Fadure of a Stock Dealer. Springfield, Mo., Jan. 1. Hiram Westmoreland, a prominent farmer and stock dealer, has failed. Liabilities $80,000; assets $30,000. Frightful Steamboat Accident. Tanama, Jan. 1. A frightful steamboat accident is reported from the Cauca river, by which Don Jose Maria MejSa and most of a party of forty persons lost their lives. Particulars are wanting. The Erratic Princeton Student. New York, Jan. 1. Ralph Warren, the Princeton College student who had tieen missing since Wednesday morning returned to his home here this evening. Only. Ten Men. City of Mexico, Jan. 1. Telegram received to-day say that the force of Mexican revolutionists which a few days 8go attacked a body of I'nited Soldiers numbered only tn men. Snow Blockade Lifted. Albuquerque, ' N. M., Jan. 1. The great snow storm is over and the blockade on the Santa Fe has been entirely lifted. SHERMAN WILL SUCCEED Effect of the Senator's Presence at Columbus. ' MR. FORAKER IS FORSAKEN The Mansfield Statesman's Arrival Crys-talizes His Support and His Re nomination for United States Senator is Generally Conceded. Special dispatch to the Democrat and Chronicle. Columbus, O., Jan. 1. The, long senatorial struggle in Ohio, between Sherman and Foraker, is about over and the Mansfield statesman will, in all probability be the victor, beating the fiery Foraker by a few votes. The great number of politicians and people in town gives the city a state convention air and the fight is bitter and close. Ex-Railroad Commissioner Cappcller, one of Foraker's lieutenants, and George Donaldson, an adherent of Sherman, came near having a knock-down in the lobby of the Neil house to-night. At first the conversation began in pleasant raillery, and but for the interfenenco of friends, it might have, ended in bloodshed. Ever sitce the arrival of Sherman yesterday, the drift of sentiment has been in his favor, and is having its effect upon the doubtful members of the legislature. The Foraker men claim that the Harrison administration is taking a hand against their candidate and that Governor-elect MeKinley is also secretly working for Sherman. They base the latter assertion on the news from Canton, McKinley's home, and the attitude of Representative Thomas, of Canton. A week ago he was placed in the Foraker column by his own admission, but in the last day or two he has shown symptoms of a change of heart, due it is said, to McKinley's influence. It is claimed that the governor-elect has never had any use for Foraker since the ballot-box forgery two years ago. Representative Dicks and two other members of the legislature from Cincinnati, will desert Foraker, breaking the solid thirteen, and it is also reported that Parker and Fudney, of Cleveland,-will leave Sherman and vote for Foraker. This would make honors about even in Ohio's two largest cities. Senator Bain and Representative Hale to-day climbed down off the fence and proclaimed for " Long John," of Mansfield. It is claimed that the icicles in Sherman's rooms are thawing out and that the baanas in Foraker's apartments ore in full bloom. Telegrams and letters are pouring in on legislators here, advising them how to vote, ard -ife is a burden to them. At 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon the Republican caucus to nominate officers for the house and the senate will be held, and the result will be an index as to how the senatorial fight will end next Thursday night. Laylin is the Sherman candidate for speaker, while McGvcw carries the Foraker banner. All indications now point to the election of Laylin, by a decisive majority. While a few Foraker men will vote for Laylin and MeGrew may get two or three Sherman votes, still it is thought that by to-morrow night the final result of the senatorial fight may be surely foretold. Great crowds fill the rooms of Sherman and Foraker at the Neil house, and the excitement is intense. THE FIRST TO LAND. Opening of the New Immigration Building at Ellis Island. New York, Jan. 1. The opening of the new federal immigration building at Ellis Island took place, this morning. Superintendent Colonel John B. Webber and his corps of assistants received the first batch of immigrants, 107 in number, from the steamship Nevada. The first, immigrant to register was fifteen-year-old Annie Moore, from Cork, Ireland, who has come over to her brother, John Moore, of this city. The first immigrant to buy a ticket was Mrs. Ellen King, from Linsmore, who is going to Dorchester, Neb. The building is perfect in detail and 7,000 immigrants can be handled daily with ease. The Chinese Outlaws. London, Jan. 1. A dispatch from Shanghai received to-day states that notwith standing the punishment recently inflicted by the imperial troops upon the Mongolian outlaw who committed so many depreda tions in Manchunn, lawless fbands are again marauding in the northeastern part of China. It is reported that these bands have destroyed a number of the temples in that section of China, but no religious or political importance attaches to the movement which is thus termed in lieu of a better word to describe the lawlessness. It is believed that it is not a preconcerted rising against the Chinese authorities. In fact the dispatch says that the matter is partly due to agrarian troubles, the Mon gols being landowners, and that the marauders include a large number of Shan Tung farmers. The dispatch further says that Li Hung Chang, the Chinese viceroy, is recovering from his recent attack of illness, and that he is so far convalescent that he is able to attend to government business. He has as i)i the recent troubles, assumed the direc tion and disposal of the military forces, and is dispatching cavalry to repress the lawlessness and if possible to capture the marauders. An Elopement From Elmira. Buffalo, Jan. 1. Mayor Bishop yester day manned xi. Ivlein Langamore, aced 2S, and Jessie Schooumaker, aged 25, both of Elmira. 1 hey are said to have eloped and the bride is said to be the daughter of a prominent citizen of Elmira and dis tantly related to David B. Hill. 'Titus in Kentucky. Louisville, Ky., Jan. 1. II. E. Titus, supposed to be the missing Wall street broker, has been registered at a Middlesboro hotel since Decern ber 24th. hen, yesterday mormng, he read the reports about him in yesterday's papers, he paid his biU'aad nas not since been seen. To Manufacture American Flags. Chicago, Jan. 1. An extensive company packed ty eastern capital has been organ ized in Chicago for the manufacture of American flags. Work of the Albatross. San Francisco,Jan. 1. The I'nited States fishing and surveying steamship Albatros arrived in port yesterday morning from Honolulu, after a trip of nineteen days. The steamer has been engaged in 6urTeying a liue of cable from here to the Hawaiian islands aud reports a practical route has been found. At Monterey Bay, Cal., was found the best place to land the cable on this side. At Honolulu the finding of a landing place was not so easy. The islands are of volcanic origin and rise abruptly out of the river, rendering gradual approach to land almost an impossibility. After soundings, however, a place was found at a suburb of Honolulu named Waikiki, about four miles south of the metropolis. - The vessel, after recoaling, then started back surveying a route for the return cable. The coal placed aboard the vessel, however, was of inferior quality and the work had to be given up and the vessel came here for more fuel before she could complete the work. STRUCK BY THE CARS. Fatal Railway Accident at Batavia Yesterday Morning. Special dispatch to the Democrat and Chronicle. Batavia, N. Y'., Jan. 1. An accident with fatal restdts ushered the old year out and the new year in at Batavia. An old man of 62 years was struck by an express train at about 9:30 o'clock on Thursday night and died six hours later. The victim of the accident was a laboring man named Peter Leyden, wno bearded on Cedar street, in the eastern part ot the village. Leyden had been down town spending New Tear's eve, and, it is said, had been drinking to some extent. It is believed that be started out for his boarding place shortly after 9 o'clock. It being the shorter way home, he walked down the Central-Hudson railroad tracks. He thoughtlessly walked on tract No. 1 instead of track No. 2, so that on account of a slight defect in his hearing he did not notice a train approaching him from behind. When about half way between Harvester avenue and Cedar street, and about in sight of his boarding place he was overtaken by No. 1 12, the Cincinnati express, which passes Batavia at 9:25 o'clock without stopping and runs at a rapid speed. He was thrown several feet and. from in front of the train, escaping a horrible death from mangling. His skull was fractured, causing a compression of the brain, which resulted in death shortly after 4 o'clock yesterday morning. Coroner Parmele, who was summoned, decided it unnecessary to hold an inquest, it being his custom not to hold inquests in cases of death resulting from walking on 'railroad tracks. Overseer of the Poor Rnpp took charge of the body, which was prepared for burial by Undertaker Delancy. Leyden leaves two daughters and a son, living in Buffalo, and a daughter residing in another part of the state. It is expected that the remains will be taken to Lock-port for interment. FULFORD AND BREWER. The Champion Trap Shooter Again Victorious, at Harrisburg. Harrisburg, Pa., Jan. 1. E. D. Fulford, of Harrisburg, champion trap shooter, met Captain " Jack Brewer, the late champion, for the fifth time to-day and again de feated him, killing ninety-six birds to Brew er's ninety-four, ther ioy winning a purse of $500. Fully 1,800 pe jle, including many la dies, witnessed the contest. During the morning and up to the hour of the FuJfcrd- Brewer eveut, which was booked for 2 o'clock, there was a speewstakes shooting. in which Brewer and Fulford participated more for practice than with any desire for the rrize money. There were many sportsmen present from Philadelphia, New York and elsewhere. The birds were above the average, but not up to the standard cf those used in the recent great match be tween Brewer and Fulford at Woor'iawn Park. Both men were in fine form and as the weather was perfect the great crowd was delighted with the superior exhibition of trap shooting. Wach man shot to win and Brewer rather ed in ihe betting. Wads of money changed iands on tht: result. Fulford was somewhat off !n his shooting at the outset but after the first fifteen or twenty birds he settled dovvn to business and made the remarkable record of eighty-one straight kills. Brewer lulled ffty-six straight. Fulford maintained his lead in the con test from the start and was apparently confident of winning. Brewer's friends say he ought to have killed 100 birds to-day shooting in the form in which he did, while others declare he underestimates Fulford's staying powers. Thp latters appears to grow steadier the longer he stands at the traps. i The last five birds shot at by both men were wide awake and required their best skill to bring down. The contest was shot according to the Hurlingame rules, eighty yards bounnary. An Embezzling Officer. Lowell, Mass., Jan. 1. A warrant was sworn out in the police court yesterday for the arrest of Charles B. Marsh, confidential clerk and bookkeeper at the state alms house at Tewksbury, for the embezzlement of $500 from the pny officers of the institution. Marsh and his wife have left town and are believed to be in Chicago. Marsh is the youngest son of the late Captain Thomas J. Marsh, for many years su perintendent of the alms house, whose administration was so sensationally investigated by General Butler while governor. A Lawyer Horsewhipped. Cleveland, O., Jan. 1. Attorney C. L. Hotze, for years a prominent resident of this city, was yesterday horsewhipped in his office by Thomas Reilly, also a lawyer, who claims that his fiancee, who had called at his office yesterday in his absence w; insulted by Hotze. Arms for Garza. Laredo, Tex., Jan. 1. Garza and his fol lowers are in Tamaulipas, Mexico, 000 strong. II. A. Herbert, of New Y'ork, was discovered on a train crossing into Mexico with arms and ammunition. An attempt was made to arrest him but he escaped. The arms and ammunition were seized. In the Hands of a Receiver. Augusta, Ga., Jan. 1. The D. C. Flynn cash company was placed in the hands of a receiver yesterday. Assets about &.. 000; liabilities $2:S,000. Preferred creditors $12,000. A Vermont Hanging. Windsor, Vt., Jan. l.Stephen II. Bell, who murdered his wife in Fairfax Decern ber 20, lKS!r, was hanged in the state pris on here this afternoon. With a Shot Gun. Wichita, Kas., Jan. 1. John Meeker, a resident of the Sumner county poor farm Dlew out the brains of Deputy Supcrintend- ent Newton Howe, yesterday. Meeker bad been on. the place since his legs were cut off by a train two years ago and always seemed peaceable. Yesterday Howe told Meeker to do something and the latter replied sharply, whereupon the officer threatened lum with punishment. Meeker, who can just move about, hobbled over to a corner, picked up a loaded shot gun and emptied both barrels into Howe's , head, scattering his brains in all directions. THE MI AN TON OM AH. First Trial Trip of the Reconstructed Tur-reted Monitor. Special dispatch to the iKmiocrai and Chronicle. New York, Jan. 1. The heavy, double turreted monitor, Miantonomah, received her finishing touches yesterday morning and steamed off to sea from the navy yard, under command of Captain Montgomery Licard. Her destination is Gardiner's bay, south of Fishers Island, Long Island sound, whither she goes under orders from the navy department to test her armament. The monitor has two turrets.and each holds two 10-inch rifle guns that can make fight at seven miles. It will be the first occasion in the history . of the navy that such guns have been, tested on board a coast defence vessel. In addition to the turret guns, there are two three pounder Hotch- kiss revolving cannons, and two of the new Driggs-Schroeder rapid fire guns, which will also be tested. The testing of the guns will not begin until Monday. The monitor is not expected back at the yard before the middle of the week. Her captain expected to make an anchorage for the night last night soon after passing through Hell gate. WITHOUT A GRAVE. Sawtelle'a Body Will Fall Into ths Hands of Medical Men. Special dispatch to the Democrat and Chronicle. Great Falls, N. H., Jan. 1. The box containing the remains of Isaac B. Sawtelle. the murderer of his brother, still remains at the undertaking establishment of A. B. Faunce & Son. Since the arrival of the body, a guard has been kept over it by night. The building has also been closely watched by night by parties who are anxious to see that the body was not taken away and secretly buried. If a report which comes from a reliable source is true, the body will not be at the undertaker's shop to-morrow morning. Several months previous to the date set for the execution several medical men of this section made offers for the body for scientific purposes. It is stated that, owing to the difficulty experienced in finding a burial place, the medical men ar. to have the body, and that it will le removed early to-morrow morning to a farm in Maine, some eight or ten miles from here, which is owned by a leading member of the medical profession, and the body be subjected to the usual process of quicklime. The place where the body is to be taken has leen used for similar purposed on several occasions. The Forestry Association. Washington, Jan. 1. The members of the American forestry association called ou President Harrison yesterday and presented a memorial asking the executive to establish the following additional national timber reservations, namely: The Turtle Mountain reserve in North Dakota, the Crater Take reserve in Oregon, the Lost Park reserve in Colorado, and the Sierra Madro reserve in California. The president expressed his hearty co-operation with the objects of the association. Obituary. Boston, Jan. 1. D. J. Lawler, the naval architect, died in Chelsea to-day aged 67. Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 1. Ex-Congress man Thomas B. Ward, died at riainfield. Ind., this morning. Mr. Ward several months ago returned from Dwight where he had taken the Bi-chloride treatment. About two weeks ago he became despondent and resumed his old habits. Tuesday morning he went to riainfield but had not taken treatment. Steamer Movements. Liverpool, Jan. 1. Arrived out: City of Chester, from New Y'ork. New Y'ork,' Jan. 1. Arrived: Trave, from Bremen. New Y'ork, Jan. 1. Arrived: State of California, from Glasgow. New Y'ork, Jan. 1. Arrived: Holland, from Liverpool. Arrival of the Charleston. San Diego, Cal., Jan. 1. The cruiser Chraleston arrived and anchored off here yesterday afternoon. The Charleston came direct from Hono lulu to San Diego. To-morrow she will take ammunition held for her by the cruiser San Francisco, and will then wait for fur ther orders from Washington. Accident on a Steamer. New York, Jan. 1. Captain Cushiug, of the steamer Nevada, had his leg broken during the voyage. On Christmas day the vessel encountered a heavy sea that smash ed the bridge, and threw Captain Gushing to the deck. His leg was found to be broken when he was picked up. The Russian Famine Sufferers. Boston. Jan. 1. Governor Russell has issued an appeal to the people of Mass achusetts asking them to come to the aid of famine sufferers iu Russia aud has ap pointed a committee with Bishop Philipps Brooks at itn head, to receive contributions Death of a Fat Man. Cincinnati, Jan. 1. John Dietel, who has been on exhibition here at a museum as a fat giant, died this morning from an attack of the grip. His waist measure was given as8 1-2 feet aud his weight 763 pounds. Bridge Damaged by Ice. Manchester, N. H., Jan. 1. The trestle work of the New Manchester & North Weare railroad bridge was moved four feet out of line by ices and high water yesterday, and there is danger that it will be entirely carried away. ' Shot in a Quarrel. New York, Jan. 1. James Davey an engirleer, in a quarrel in a saloon here last night was probably fatally shot in the abdomen by Thomas Nolan, the bartender. Nolan was arrested. Death of a Circus Manager. Philadelphia, Jan. 1. James E. Cooper, proprietor of the Adam Forepaugh shows died this morning of inflammation of the stomach. He was lorn iu Philadelphia November 4, 1S32. . Fire in a Carpet Store. Toronto,.Tan- 1. G. Foster & Co.'s wholesale carpet and furniture establishment was damaged by fire last uitht to the extent of $85,000. DANGERS OF THE DEEP Tempestuous Voyage of the City of Paris. WILD WINDS AND BIG WAVES The Great Inman Liner's Struggle Acroia the Atlantic la the Teeth' of Heavy Gales Dangers and Discomforts of Distinguished Passengers. Special Dispatch to the Democrat and Chronica ; New York, Jan. 1. The tempest-tossed City of Taris, of the Inman line, finished yesterday the slowest trip she has ever made between Queenstown and this i;ort. Her time was seven days, ten hours and thirty minutes. Frost like masks cf salt crystals ou ber triple funnels imlicaed that she had been well soused with spray on her voyage. Captain Watkins says no has never had a rougher time since he took command of the ship. FuU head seas and lietce gftUs combatted her progress from Christmas day until Thursday' last. Slu was duajed several hours by fog at Qu-ieustovn on the start. The tumult beg-in outside the harbor. Instead of making her usual runs of from 540 to 500 knots a day, fhe laboriously rolled off an average of about three hundred and seventy-five knots. Gipiain Watkius would not run the risk of letting her plunge, even at three-quarters speed, into the mighty waves. All passengers were kept below, and nearly all were so sick that they would not Lave come out if they could. Ghostly fl.jods of evaneseen spray rushed almost continuously along the hurricane deck. Some times the chilling foam from the ware crests was waist deep on the bridge. On Sunday evening when the seas wer but moderately high, but very choppy and dangerous, the City of Taris sighted the freight steamship Llandoff City, of the Bristol City line, hove to, flying signals of distress. She was about in midocean. Captain Watkins bore down on her but could not get near enough to hail her. Thinking she might need immediate assistance, he decided to send a life boat to her. Chief Officer Passo said he would take command of the boat He called for a volunteer crew and got one instanly. The boat was launched and after a hard struggle with the seas, got under the Llandoff City's stern. Chief Officer Passo learned from the freighter's skipper that her machinery was disabled, and that he needed no assistance, but desired to be reported "all well." Mr. Ta sso was somewhat disgusted. The freighter's skipper said he was extremely sorry that the City of Paris had sent a boat out in such rough weather. He threw into the boat a package of letters for delivery to the freighter's agents in this city, and Mr. Passo and his men returned to their ship which proceeded after three hours' delay. - The Llandoff City left New York on De cember 17th with a general cargo, including cattle. She was making repairs when the City of ris spoie her. She had loss all except one of her life boats, and hr bulwarks had been broken in several Mme. Patti and her companr were ras- sengers on the City of Taris. Sh" is a veteran voyager, but got a little skk this time. JUrs. Osborne, the fugitive wife of Captain Clarence A. Osborne, wanted in London for stealing jewels from .Mrs. liar- greaves and selling them for 550, was reported to have sailed on the Inman liner. Nobody knew of her presence on board. If she came she took passage under an as sumed name. Other passengers wer-:1: Lord Romilly, Lloyd .Xspinwall, William B. Baldwin and It. R. Beard. i he rsortn tiorman JJoyo: steamship Trave got into quarantine just after sunset. bearing scars of her battle with the wild waves. Some of her forward rail was carried away and part of her bridge was broken. One of the big seas that boarded her swept third officer against the bulwarks and sent him to the hospital. The Trave has not the lofty sides of the City of Paris, and she shipped much solid green water. She was a day behind tier usual winter time. She carried ninety-eight cabin-and 3G3 steerage passengers. ";' Mechanics Building Burned. Laconia, N. II., Jan. 1. The biubling at Meredith owned by the Meredith mechan ics" association ami occupied by ' C. A. Clark & Co., printers, was burned with contents this morning. Clark & Co.'s loss $35,000; association loss. $1,000; Whitlock Press company loss of cylinder press, $3,000. Claim for Extra Work. Albany, Jan. 1. John Moore, of Syracuse, has filed with the state board of claims, a claim for $15.f00 for extra work doue and extra material furnished in enlarging locks Nos. 45, 53, 55 and 56, on the Erie canal during the years 1SS7-88. Wreck of a Bark. London, Jan. 1. The bark Alexander, from Pensaeola, October 31st for Amsterdam, has been wrecked near the latter port. Two of her crew were drowned. GOVERNMENT WEATHER REPORT Department of Agriculture, - j U. S. Weather bureau, Rochester, N. Y Jan. 1.-8:00 P. L I B '- i S c t 2 S 3 -3 bl CI U E 3 s! Place of Observation. H St x! of . Weather. i! Rochester . . Cleveland .. Detroit Marquette.. Chicasro.... Uuluth St. Paul 42. .'S 48...ISE 4H . . .jSW au...!NW 4-'...SW 14...NW ih...!w -10...INVT -lriL.JN -... fW SS....SW a...'Xff S Cloudless 1 Cloud v 22 Cloudy . SO.Snow 33 Cloudy lOHoudy 18 Cloudless 20 Cloudy 14 Cloudless 12-CloudioM 1 (.Cloudless lsCloud em UCloud 14-Cloudioss Cloudless ...a..vt.. ... ...1S.64.. ...31.0ft.. .. ..Til.Ofc.. IjA Crosse... .9.;.. Omaha... ;.as Moorhead HiAV. St. Vincent il 4.i Bismarck, Dak. :).4sl... Pt. Assuribome;.10L Chevenne 5.o4l. DodtfeCity fc).3s. Increase. Decrease. Minus (-) below wro. The sign " It " indicates the wind velocity to b Eve miles or less per hour. LOCAL OBSERVATIONS. Uochcster. Jan. 2. Yesterday the h!phs temperature was 4S decrees: the lowest- IT degrees, with failing barometer, south to eart winds, and cloudy weather. Maximum velocity of the wind. 12 miles per hour at 12:10 A. M. ; men daily barometer, SM2: mean daily thermomoter, mean daily humiditr. 75 per oeut. Kainfall or melted snow ince last taidnighk report, o.OS InHies. inniip . xv niro rarrar in pnapi.. WEATHER V ttECAST. Washington. Jan. 1. I'oit-cast till 8 I M. Saturday: For Wenre . .Vw Y'ork- lUln. southwest gale, cold v e by S'ind?y momuiif. ' -

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