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VOLUME LIV. NO. 204. TUESDAY, JULY 23, 1895 TWELVE PAGES. WITH ART SUPPLEMENT.
PRICE TWO CENTS. other purooses. Arn t. i ICE FROM FOUL POOLS. TO GET THE EE WARD.
BULLETIN OF IS. C0IIUE8 DEAL yesterday that since he has been in jai he wrote a ietter to a maa in Cedar Rapids, offerine to deed to him property to the value of sSlOO.OOO. nch included thn hi P02ID3 NEAR HORTK SIDE GARBAGE DUMP USED. FUGITIVE TRAMP GOES TO PRISON TO HELP HIS PAL ALONG. Wl HMS ui.ama sisters in Texas and certai Holmes Himself Tells of the Fate of the Woman.
BU EJECT OF TODAY'S ART SUPPLEMENT. "Bj tht Lake "Edward Bisson. ty in Chicago, if he would personally take 5510,000 in cash to him. He also offered to turn over to him tho hnn.llmr. LAST EDITION.
IS A FIELD OF DEAD. Seventeen Indians Killed at Jackson Hole, Wyo. CHICAGO, TUESDAY, JULY 23, 1895. ---r uiii ias. wife property in Indiana.
KILLED BY A DOCTOPt. HOLMES' WIFE REPUDIATES HIM. She Refuses to Speak or Shake Hands with Wife of the Fiend Publicly Repudiates Ilim. Thomas Donald Penrice, a Deserter from the Army, Is Surrendered to the Police by His Companion, an Englishman It Was Prearranged So as to Give the Foreigner the Price for His Capture Will Spend the Money for Naturalization Papers. Two tramps, one willing to endure imprisonment in a United States military prison as a deserter that the other might secure the $50 i.aid by the government to informers, were the interesting pair who presented themselves before a Central Station officer last night and asked to be locked up.
The two men are Thomas Donald Penrice, who says he is a deserter from the United States Army, and VV. H. Winterburn, an Englishman, who Three Firms Get Most of Their Supply of Ice from Dirty Puddles Near Ashland Avenue and Diversey Street The Immediate Atmosphere Reeks with Offensive Odors and the Earth Is Saturated with Decaying: Matter Mayor Swift Criticises the Health Department. Within a radius of a few blocks of the garbage dump on Diversey street.near North Ashland avenue, there are five ponds from which ice is taken in the winter by three companies and stored in houses on the shores of the ponds. The nearest one is less than fifteen feet from the garbage dump, and the ice taken from it is sold by Wohlle-ber Co.
The Lincoln Ice company gets a portion of its ice from a pond the nearest shore of which is 300 feet from the garbage Ice company, which possibly gets its name Weather for Chicago today: Fair; possible showers. Sun rises at sets at 7:20. Moon 2 days old sets at 8:35 a. m. INDEX OF T0DAY'3 IMPORT AST NEWS, Pa ges.
1 Holmes Admits Mrs. Conner's Death. Ice Taken from a Garbage Pond. Goes to Jail to Aid His Pal. Seventeen Killed ia Indian Outbreak.
2 Spain Sen1 More Troops ti aha. How a Silver Orcan Was Lost. TRIBES VOW VENGEANCE. SCENE AT THE INTERVIEW. the Prisoner.
Philadelphia, July 22. "hen II. II. Holmes heard that his Franklin (Ind.) wife, formerly Miss Georgiana Yoke, had arrived here and intended to give away his secrets he at once aked for an interview with District-Attorney Graham. Mrs.
Holmes arrived hero last week, but has been sick in a hospital. She is carefully guarded by an officer and ia not permitted to see anybody. Holmes became worried because she did not call on him, as he wanted to have a talk with her so as to GETS A DEATH BLOW IH A PSIZE-FIGHT Louis Schmidt Killed by Frank Klein In a Mill at Milwaukee. Milwaukee, July 22. Special.
Louis Schmidt an aspiring local pugilist, received a blow in a fight with Frank Klein, another aspiring amateur, early this morning, from which he died ttiis afternoon. Klein was placed under arrest on the charge of manslaughter and ail of the seconds, time-keepers, and others who had anything to do with tha fight will be arrested as soon as found. Young Schmidt, who was only 19 years of age, was an athletic young fellow who had achieved something of a reputation as a boxer among the North Side admirers of tne manly art. His most aspiring rival was Frank Klein. For several months the two have been bragging of their superior powers and a few days ago a finish fight between them was arranged to settle the question of the superiority.
The fight was for $10 a side and the gate receipts, and came off last night. There were about 100 friends of the fighters and several sports present. Henry Baker, the heavyweight fighter, acted as second for Klein, while August Leidgea acted in a similar capacity for the dead man. W. Salisbury was the referee and Mike Schelebein was the timekeeper.
In the fifth round Klein hit Schmidt a heavy blow on the breast, which knocked him down. He fell backward, his head striking tha floor. When his second ran to him he was unconscious. At 2 o'clock this morning Dr. H.
W. Earles was called to the road house where the fight occurred. He found young Schmidt in an unconscious condition and suffering to all appearances from concussion of the brain. Dr. Earles, seeing at onca the serious condition of tha young man, rreparing to Annihilate the White Settlers.
Garment Found in the Chieiuro Cellar, CLIMAX OF LONG STRIFE. EVIDENCE OF A TERRIBLE CRIME. Wholesale Slaughter Imminent Unless Troops Get Quick Action. PBIXCETOX PAKTY PHOBABLYSAFE Market Lake, Idaho, July 22. Seventeen Indians were killed in the Indian troubles at Jackson Hole, July 15.
July 13 thirty men left Jackson's Hole to arrest all Indians breaking the game laws of Wyommg. In Hoback Canon they surprised a camp of seventeen Indians and took them all prisoners and started with them for Jackson's Hole. In the canon tney tried to escape, and all the Indians were killed except had him conveyed to Trinity Hospital, where he remained in an unconscious condition until his death, which occurred this afternoon. As soon as the result of the blow was known Frank Klein, who ia a ehoecut-ter, living at No. 1077 Eleventh street, was placed under arrest, and tonight Schelebein, the timekeeper, was arrested.
Henry Baker and the others who are wanted could not be found. Klein, who is at the Central Station, is distracted over the affair. The police are finding it a difficult task to find out or to locate those who were in attendance at the fight, but they will all be placed under arrest and held as witnesses. Schmidt was the only son of Louis Schmidt, a grocer living at No. 921 Third street.
brought, into the one papoose, who was Hole. That Mrs. I. L. Conner is dead is certain.
That Roiines either killed her or is directly teaponsible for her death is equally sure. Hoiines yesterday admitted the woruaa was no mere, but, as usual, ho tried to shift the blame on eomo one else. Almost equally certain is it that Mrs. Con-BPr's daughter Gertrude is not in the land of the living. Holmes says he does not know what has become of her, and that in itself is tr.miie iliy aa admission bhe has been made away with.
The fact that Holmes admits Mrs. Conner's death is not known to the authorities in Philadelphia. He made the admission yesterday afternoon to a man who, with Distriet-Attor-cey Graham, was closeted with him in the liojamensing Penitentiary. This is his statement "Mrs. Conner sot into trouble and a Chicago doctor performed an operation.
The job was such a bungling one the woman died." This is the first light shed on the case since ilrs. Conner diappeaied from public view in 1813. When her husband learned of her entanglement with Holmes he secured a divorce, but, although parted from the woman, he assisted her parents in Davenport, in endeavoring to secure some trace of her. That tney were heart-brcken over her disappearance was shown yesterday when in searching the house at Sixty -third street a letter from ttiem to Holmes was found. It was evidently in auswer to a letter from Holmes to them thas being presumably a scheme on his part to throw them off the trail asking tiere she had gone.
The letter closes as follows The letter we received surprised us very much, as we supposed our daughter Julie in There were 133 fresh elk skins in this camp, John HT Carnes, a squaw man. and --s S- NoTjce tSnSl CHICAGO COUNOL WlI'Mi -vl ApJOURNSTP FO VACATION W7 Sl 6 "viPx No FRKNClllSEV VV JlJS FOR LE HETK-E VV IFjTiI UNTit- Nvv CROP WA1TEES' QDAKKEL ENDS IS MURDEB. Guest Dispute Who Shall Serve a Liberal if 1 1 your company. Wo are very anxious to know her whereabouts, and her daughter also, and by answering this letter and telling us where and One Kills the OtUer. William Buford shot and instantly killed Gordon Ewing in the alley in the rear of the Southern Hotel just after 8 o'clock last evening.
Both men were employed as waiters at the hotel and are colored. The men had quarreled in the kitchen and coming to blows Buford chased Ewing from the room. The basis of their quarrel was strife between them as to who should Eerve a guest of the hcuse known to be liberal with his tips. The two men ran dowa the stairs leading to the alley in the rear of the hotel. Ewing tried to escape through a doorway into a restaurant across the alley.
He was unable to open the door and Buford, running up, drew a revolver and shot him in the head, the bullet entering on the left side and passing clear through. Ewing sank to the pavement and died instantly. Buford, throwing off the black coat and white apron worn by waiters, raa down tho alley and disappeared. Policemen were soon on the spot and Ew-ing's body was taken to No. 11 Adams street.
A message was sent to all stations giving a description of Buford. Ewing was 22 years old and unmarried. "His address is not known. Buford is also unmarried, 28 years old, and lives at Spring street and Wentworth avenue. CHICAGO'S ALL TOO BRIKF INTERVAL OF RELIEF.
she is you will greatly relieve her poor old gray-haired father and mother." Holmes was closely questioned on the sub Williams, one of holmes' victims. ject of Mrs. Conner's death by his counsel, Mr. Shoemaker, and answered his interroga tions in a way which showed he thoroughly understood who was referred to. The detec- the oldest settler in Jackson's Hole, has gone over into Idaho, and says every settler ia Jackson's Hole will be butchered.
There were 300 Bannock warriors on Ho. back River when Carnes was there, and ha says all 6quaws have been sent away and that the bucks are daily joining the main band. Jackson's Hole settlers are now intrenched and awaiting the attack. Unless the cavalry gets there quick every Mtler between Jackson's Hole and this railway station is in danger of massacre. It is the climax of the jealousy which has existed for some time over the huatiag privileges, the Indians being goaded at li-st to a violent outbreak.
The first indication of trouble at Jackson Hole came July 19, when Gov. Richards of Wyoming received a telegram from the Justice of the Peace and constable of Mary, vilie, in the Jackson Hole District, to this effect: Nine Indians arrested: one killed: other es- caped. Many Indian's reported here threaten u.2 lives and property. Settlers are moving miles away. Want protection immediately.
Action oa your part absolutely necessary. The Governor forwarded the message to the Secretary of the Interior, asking him to take action. The government was disposed to make light of the matter and sent out the official statement that the rea trouble in Wyommg was that the Indians are better hunters than the whites ia the region and that the jealousy of them was the mt in cauee of the trouble. The report of the alleged uprising of the Bannock In. dians was received at the War Department, but no action was taken further than to notify the department commander to have troops at Fort Washakie in readiness to protect tha people and property in case they were wanted.
The reports since then have been desultory and in some cases conflicting, tha place being so remote from direct communication that it was impossible to verify either side before. The burden of proof, however, has been on tho side of violence, which is now confirmed by this latest report Cheyenne, July 22. Gov. Richards received advices today that some forty young Bannock bucks are in the vicinity of Ham's Fork, a station on the Oregon Short Line in Uintah County. The Indians have a tlva -feu was present at the interview, how ever, Holmes confuses Mrs.
Conner with a girl of the same name, but only 18 years of age, who died about the time he mentions uader similar circumstances. FOf.M) A llLOOTtV tr ARM EXT, Sensational Discovery in the Sixty-third Street ISuilding. After the men who are exploring the base from the fact that it has two ponds adjoining each other and separated by a bank of earth. These two ponds are two blocks distant from the garbage dump. The wind from the northeast yesterday blew clouds of "refuse "'from the dump into these ponds, and a person who stood south of the pile of garbage for five minutes found himself completely covered with fine white dust.
Sanitary Policeman No. -G at the garbage dump informed a reporter for The Tribune that in order to render the smell from the garbage as inoffensive as possible to the residents of the neighborhood the worst garbage is dumped away from the street side3 of the lot and taken to the other side, near the ponds. The extreme southern end of the dump had therefore the worst, if any distinction in garbage can be made, of the matter left. A reporter who visited the office of Wohl-leber Co. yesterday afternoon was informed that the ice is taken from the pond named.
In the yard were several wagons being loaded with ice, and two children were taking pieces away in carts. A sign on th office facing the street reads: "Ice For Sale FEMALE BICYCLISTS ABE CONDEMNED ment in the Holmes Building had quit work Row Over a Ilealtb. Measure. Patrolmen Discharged for Bribetaking. 3 Continuation of the Horr-Harvey Debate Awaitiusr Me rriam's Bribery Resolution.
Phillips" to Celebrate Its Rebuilding. 4 Another Defeat for Anson's Colts. Racing at Saratoga Dying. Fidol a Winner at Freeport 5 Bliss Wins the Best Race at Battle Creek. Defender Almost Loses Vigilant Northwestern Tenuis Tournament Opens.
7 Two Men Rescued by Life Savers. Romance of a Patent Haircurler. 8 Accidental Death at Camp Lincoln. Murder Mystery at Lincoln, I1L 9 Advance in the Chicago Wheat Market. Tlans to Reorganize Chicago Gas.
Railroad Rates to Be Adjusted. 10 Hyde May Hold the Contract Society and Amusements. Great Northern Building Deal in Court Affairs in the Insurance World. Shipping News of the Great Lakes. 12 Dispute on the Tax Levy.
Defense of Election Outrage Suspects. last night Detectives FitzDatrick and Norton, who are sunerintending the search, made a tour through the various compartments of the cellar and discovered a woman's blood-stained under garment, which is apparently tha most Sensational Sermon by the Rev. T. B. Hawthorn of Atlanta, Ua.
Atlanta, July 22. Special. The Rev. J. B.
Hawthorne preached a sensational sermon against feminine bicycling Sunday night and the result is bicyclists of both sexes are up in arms against him. He declares a personal devil is responsible for the desire on the part of women to disport themselves on bicycles. important piece of evidence, and in fact the only one of any importance, which has been found on the premises. The two officers went through the cellar with rods, potting the ground to find soft places where it might seem probable the earth had been disturoed recently. In so doing they stirred up some ashes near the northeast corner of the build-ng not far from where two of the workmen had been digging all day and brought to light -the blood-stained linen.
There was some doubt whether the stains were caused by the red paint or blood. LOSES HIS LIFE IN A BICYCLE FALL. gauge the woman's feelings and intentions. Holmes was primed for a big talk. He had been supplied with the daily newspapers and knew everything that had recently been charged against him.
In the District-Attorney's room Were Mr. Graham, Mrs. Holmes, or Howard, W. A. Shoemaker, counsel for Holmes, and Detective Gentry.
When Holmes stepped into the room he walked over to his wife to greet her, but she indignantly drew back from him and repulsed his advances. It was evident the woman has enough of Holmes and that she intended to cut loose from him. The couple did not exchange a word during the three hours they were in the District-Attorney's office except when the woman was compelled to answer questions through Mr. Graham. When the interview was finished Holmes walked up to his wife and said I hope they are taking good care of you.
Do you want The woman made no reply and turned aside. She was unnerved by the interview, however, and was taken off by oneof the police matrons to her hiding place. Holmes said afterwards: I am not worried about myself or what may happen to me, but I do care about that woman. But she is fixed all right, for I have given her Turning the discussion to the recent developments in Chicago Holmes said: "I owned the building at Sixty-third street, but I don't think I should be held accountable for everything that transpired there, because otner people occupied a good part of it." Holmes had no desire to talk after the scene with his wife, as he was worried over her action and now believes she has deserted him. Until the time he was left alone in his cell he wanted to discuss his wife and her conduct only.
The object of the interview with District Attorney Graham was to talk over the Toronto end of the story as regards the Pitzel children. Mrs. Holmes produced the famous diary which bhe had kept at the instigation of the prisoner, detailing his movements during October and November, 189-1. It proved a boomerang this time. The entries accounted for Holmes being in Toronto for all the time except two days.
During that period Mrs. Holmes said she did not see her husband, and she added "He told me he had been away fishing." It is believed by the authorities that during those two days Holmes made away with the two Pitzel girls. Mrs. Holmes will remain in the city for a few days and help District-Attorney Graham to ferret out the Toronto case against her husband. She is denied to all callers, as it is feared by the authorities sho may be spirited away.
Her condition of nervousness is eo great she needs constant care. PICTURES OF MINNIE WILLIAMS. This question was subsequently settled by Dr. C. P.
Stringtieid, who, at the request of big horse herd with them and are inducing the Utes to visit them, ostensibly to trade horses. There are no squaws with the band and it is believed their real object is to have a sun dance if the Utes Join them. Their movements ill be closely watched and they will not be permitted to commit any depredations. THINKS PRINCETON PARTY IS SAFE. Thb Tbibc.nk, made a chemical test and tound tha orowmsh-red discoloration was blood.
The garment was smeared all over and had evidently been used to wipe ur a large pool Medical Student Sacrifices Himself to Save a Young Woman. Erie, July 22. George Lacy Strana-han, son of Dr. Charles W. Stranahan, a prominent surgeon, died tonight in consequence of a fall received in a bicycle accident.
The young man was in his last year's studies in the Buffalo Medical College, and had already acquired a reputation as a surgic al operator. He received his fatal blow in a sacrifice fall to avoid a collision with a young woman cycler. says he will use the $50 which he expects to get for informing on his friend in taking out naturalization papers and joining the army. The two men became acquainted in London. Penrice fled to England after deserting from the army.
His stories of America filled Winterburn with a desire to cross the ocean. They became fast friends and he approached Wintei burn on the subject of a trip to America and the latter consented. They did not have enough money, however, although the Londoner was not entirely without means. Ha held what was then considered a fair position and after a few weeks, together with the limited amount of money Penrice had earned by odd jobs, they accumulated enough money to purchase tickets to this country. Accordingly they set sail from London May 14 last and arrived at Quebec about three weeks ago.
They made their way to this city, arriving a few days after their landing. Trey were entirely without money, but Penrice secured enough by begging on the street to obtain a bed for them in a lodging-house. The following morning both men went out in search of work, but disappointment after disappointment confronted them. By begging and doing odd jobs they obtained enough money to secure shelter in the Liberty Bell Lodging-House on Desplaines street, where they stopped most of the time. Winter-burn became homesick.
They thought of enlisting in the army, but Penrice was a deserter and Winterburn an alien. The latter wanted to take out his first papers preparatory to naturalization, but had not the means to do so. His object was to secure admission to the army. Then he grew despondent. If he had tha money to obtain his papers he felt sure he could become a soldier.
Then he accusod Penrice of misrepresenting America and expressed his dissatisfaction with having left his work in England. feurice's gratitude was not diminished. He had often told his companion that he was a deserter, even before they left London. The government would pay a reward for his capture, and by accepting the prison for himself he could place his friend out of immediate want. In doing so he would also have a living, and he resolved to let his friend surrender him to secure the price paid for deserters.
Policeman Driscoll of the Central Detail was traveling his post last night when the two men accosted him. Winterburn informed the policeman that Penrice was a deserter from the army and asked him to arrest him. Penrice admitted the charge to Officer Driscoll, who took him to the station. He told Sergt. Brett that Winterburn was the informant who caused his arrest.
He said nothing, however, of the prearranged agreement, but admitted bis guilt. He was then locked up. Later Vinterburn went to the Central Station to talk to Sergt Brett about the reward. He told the whole story to th) Sergeant, and said it was, prearranged by them for him to give Penrice over to the authorities in order to secure the reward. According to their story Penrice deserted from the cavalry at Jefferson Barracks near St.
Louis about sixteen months ago. He had enlisted only a few days before desertion and had not yet been assigned to a regiment. He first came to Chicago and later fled to England, where he met Winterburn. Last night the St. Louis authorities were notified of Pen-rice's arrest.
BANK DIRECTORS ACCUSED OF FEAUD. of blood or to stanch a heavy flow from some wouau or internal hemorrhage. The stains were so old that they had turned brown, and hen the pieces of the cloth were soaked the. Rater showed but slight discoloration. The ishplla in which tha garment was fouud will thoroughly turned over today and more important exposures may be the result.
Inspector Fitzpatrick, when asked what im THE GARBAGE DUMP AT DIVERSEY STREET AND ASHLAND AVENUE. pottance he attached to this new development, said the investigation had not proceed- tar enough to enable him to form a clear Good Foreign Exhibit at Atlanta. London, July 22. The foreign exhibition at the Cotton States International Exposition at Atlanta, will be a most successful one. Mr, Macchi, the European representative of the Exposition, is now engaged in closing his office here and will sail for Now York Saturday next from Liverpool on board the Cunard line steamship Umbria.
SPARKS FKOM THItl WIRES, opinion. Taking a man of tho character of Halnies, he said, it would not be eurpris- "13 to hnd traces or evidences or crime in place where ha had ever made it his tame, and it was mainly on this theory he a havinir tho building searched. Whether garment found by the detectives had any waring on Holmes' crime or would prove to Mot any va.ue as evidence against him were He thinks this personal devil got in his work at Boston when the Christian En-deavorcrs had a big bicycle parade. Among other things he said: "I think the time has come when every man who is loyal to women should lift up his voice in earnest protest against this recent bicycle craze. If the women who mount bicycles and parade the streets of our city knew the comments they provoke they would certainly abandon the indelicate and unwomanly exercise.
It is simply impossible for women who persist in this immodest exhibition of themselves to escape insult. Let us stop the abomination before it goes any further. I am satisfied that a majority of women who have made this misstep did not intend to be immodest and that their purposes are pure, but the impression they make is shocking to the sensibilities of all men who have a true reverence for womanhood and a true conception of womanly modesty. Women have begun to ride horseback after the fashion of men and have announced their purpose to persist in it until the whole sisterhood has followed their example. What next? If something is not done to stop this Satanic contagion the world will soon not be worUi butters which could only be determined by fioia and the develoDinents of the case as it S'8iicecl.
io determine whether the suspicious stains re really blood Df. Stringtield cut several laments from the garment and taking them 0 fiisomce subjected them to the tests laid ia the works on medical jurisprudence. A sort of slide which was used in winter for hauling the Ice from the pond led to the top story of the house. These slides were on all three ice houses owned by the different companies. A man in the office volunteered the information that the different companies sometimes rent their ponds for short periods in the winter to other ice companies.
At the storehouse of the Lincoln Ice company, in Wrightwood avenue near South-port, when inquiry was made as to whether ice was obtained from the pond, the answer was: "Well yes, some of it." The information was given that a portion of their ice comes from Lake Waubesa, Wis. On the company's wagons is printed in one of the corners of the sides: "Lake Waubesa." The Twin Lakes Ice company, No. 130C North Ashland avenue, is farther removed from the dump than the others. It has two ponds, separated from each other by a bank or earth. When a workman was tasked where the ice was obtained he pointed to the two ponds.
At one end of one of them apples in various stages of ripeness, from green to decayed, were floating in the water. The garbage dump was a busy place yesterday. At 4:0 in the afternoon there were twenty-six wagons leaving garbage, while fifty men, women, and children were raking over the refuse and picking up articles of food and clothing. Three small children had as many baskets of half-decayed fruit they had gathered and were taking home. The foreman said it was impossible to keep them away from the place.
Mayor Swift was shown a copy of the illustration which accompanies this story. His Honor put both hands in the air, raised his eyebrows, and remarked "''Well, well; what on earth has the Health Department of this city been doing the last few years?" J-Je first test was with the microscope. A piece of the cloth was soaked in a solution of salt and water until the liquid showed slight discoloration, then a drop was placed Letters Received Dated July 15 That Indicate No Harm Has Come to It. Princeton, X. July 22.
Special. No news of further developments in the case of the rtudents reported to have been capture in Wyoming by the Bannock Indians have reached here today, except two letters received by Prof. Scott and Mrs. Hatcher. which were written, one from Louder and the other from Dubois, by Prof.
Hatcher just before the party started on its trip to the Wind Itlver Valley. The latest Is to Prof. Scott and was mailed July If- at Dubois, Fairrnount County. Considerable encouragement of the safety of the party Is derived from these letters from the fact that Prof. Hatcher speaks of the Indian troubles which occurred July 4 in the Jackson Hole region and assures Prof.
Scott no danger to the party need be apprehended since, if It was thought expedient the route would be changed and the Jackson Hole district would not Ikj visited. I'rof. Hatcher further saya It w-ill be probably impossible to reach the Yellowstone Park, owing to the lateness of the start and the desire to return to Casper by Aug. 8. It is concluded the party has probably started on its return trip from the Wind River Valley, and word from them of their safety is anxiously awaited here.
ashington. D. July 22. Prof. Pierce, father of S.
E. Tierce, one of the party of Princetonians said to have been captured by the Lannock Indians in Idaho, this morning received a letter from his son dated July 10, with a postscript dated July 15. The postscript was written at the mouth of "Porry Creek, about sixty miles from Jackson Hole, where the troubles are said to have occurred. Y'oung Pierce said the party was about to start for the Yellowstone through the Union Pass. Gov.
Richards dispatch, to the Secretary of the Interior last wet Is fixed the date of the fight as July 13. As the students could not have reached the locality before the 18th. Mr. Pierce entertains littla anxiety in regard to them. It is not believed at the War "Department the students are in trouble with the Indians.
Gen. Copplnger, commanding the troops In that section, has been asked to send a party to discover the whereabouts of the students. Cheyenne, July 22. Gov. Richards has received a number of anxious inquiries from Eastern friends of members of the ntno teenth annual geological survey from Prices-ton College, now making a trip in Northwestern Wyoming, who have been reported captured by Bannocks and massacred.
Gov, Richards is certain no harm has befallen the student. The fight between settlers and Bannock Indians occurred July 4 ia the Jackson Hole region, near tho Western Wyouvxg lino, directly south of tha Yellowstone National Park. July 5 the Princeton students were at Lander, in Fremont County, over 100 mile- from the scene of the trouble. a a slide and put under a lens of 3.200 mag oi.jing power. Whiie what appeared to be few blood corpu-cles showed in the held the Was Cot pnnrpln tr tha QOC- Inspector Fitzpatrick to Send Them Broadcast Over the World.
Inspector Fitzpatrick received two photographs of Minnie Williams yesterday and wiil have them copied and sent throughout the wcrld in the hope that the girl may thus be found if she is still alive. E. C. Lewis, a teacher from Forney, who is attending the summer school at the University of Chicago, ana who knew one of the Williams girls, having made her acquaintance at teachers' meetings in Texas, examined the pictures, but when he saw ihem gaid it was the younger sister he knew. WHERE THE RIBS" CAME FROM.
Part of the Linins of the Drum of Holmes' strove. Poking among the disjointed sections of the itove in the room formerly occupied by itMmos a reporter for The Tribune found Wong Kee, a Chinaman, was mysteriously murdered yesterday in Montreal, Que. The American wire, rod, and nail mills at Anderson. will resume full operations with a force of 800 men Wednesday or Thursday of this week. The contiact for constructing the new court-house at Baltimore, McL, was awarded to John Gill Sons, Cleveland, O.
Their bid wi $1,849,000. San Francisco clergymen are making a vigorous protest against the production of The Durrant Case." a play based upon the Emanuel Church murders. Five hundred men employed in the Glen-wood Manufacturing company's plant at (t. en-wood. struck yesterday lor an increase in wages and a regular pay day.
A bill was filed yesterday at Birmingham. to foreclose a mortgage on the Williamson Iron company's property in the interest of owners of tiO.OOO of unpaid bonds. Nora Cronin and her brother of Charlotte, N. are charged with arson. The parochial school was mysteriously burned down six days after being insured lor $4,000.
Railroad coal miners of the Pittsburg, district are trying to arrange a uniform scale of wages, if possibln, without resorting to a strike. Delegates from fifty-three mines are represented. The trial of William Henry Theodore Dor-rant for the murdor of Blanche Lamont began in San Francisco, yesterday. Upon its conclusion he will be tried for Uio rnurdr of Minuie Williams. Reports from Rock, that a general strike on the (iould system is imminent because of trouble between the Missouri Pacific management and the Ordor of Railway Telegraphers prove to be unfounded.
Grand Chief Powell of the Order of Railway-Telegraphers has asked for a conference with the managers of thn Cotton Belt railway relative to the company's abolition of its agreement under which its telegraphers work. A head-end collision between the passenger train from Oleaa and a freight train on the Western New York and 1'ODnsy ivania railroad occurred about one miie from East Smithport, yesterday. No one was killed but many were in jurod. Prof C. E.
Fay of Tuft College and twen-tw-six members of the Appalachian Mountain club started yesterday in a special car from Boston for a trip among the Selkirk Mountains ia British Columbia to penetrate parts of tha region hitherto unknown. Are Admitted to Ball, but Get a Thev EABY MARION MAY PEESS THE BUTTON. Little Daughter of President Cleveland to Start Atlanta's Exposition. Atlanta, July 22. Special.
Baby Marion Cleveland will probably touch the button that will start the machinery at the opening of the Cotton States and International Exposition. The Western Union will run a wire to Gray Gables and another into the Exposition grounds here. An operator in Atlanta will give the signal, and at the other ecd, 1,000 milts away, a touch of the button will send the current that start the wheels. The Exposition directors desire the little Maid Marion shall touch the button. If she does not it will be Mr.
or Mrs. Cleveland. Mr. Cleveland was originally invited to come to the opening Sept. 18.
He replied his engagements would allow him to remain here only a few hours on that day if he should come and proposed to come Oct. 18, which will be President's day. afternoon. 1 on which some more "ribs" yesterday uavini? Iparned that the "ribs tor. He sajj tne biood, if blood it were, was Wold that only an extremely weak solution uid be obtained, and ho determined to try notner test, which is simply to distinguish lood from any other red fluid, such a paint, re, fruit stains, but would not determine whether the blood was animal or hu-Dln.
This test was made by suspending a 'mall piece of the cloth by a string in test tube, in which therj was small quantity of water. When the liquid had btoome slightly colored the tube aa hold over a ga-s jet, when the etfects mentioned in the rules for tho test quickly made "teir appearance. First tha color disappeared and then followed the coagulation of bunaea in the biood, causing the liquid to ua milky color. As it was allowed to ol reddish brown sediment settled to the Bottom, The final proof of the test was the rfmg diluted ammonia to the solution. If ban been anything but blood the ammonia weuld have taken away the color, but the color remained and Dr.
Stnngheld said thero a aa doubt that the stains on the garment a stains of blood. Pit is badly in need of money, to Eas lawyers to defend him or for WEIGHT LAW NOT CONSTITUTIONAL. Scoring in a Newspaper. St Johns, N. July 22.
The directors of the Union Bank were arrested, but were at once admitted to bail. The Telegram, the government organ, attacks the directors of both banks, accusing them of appropriating between $4,000,000 and $5,000,000 to their private accounts, and marvels at the delay in taking steps to vindicate tha ends of justice, FATAL FOUNDS? FISE AT QUINCY, ILL. Total Loss I 30,000 and One Fireman I Thought to Be Killed. Qulncy, 111.. Jul 22.
Wright Adams-foundry and John Berblinger' Oriental Hotel burned tanight Loss, partly insured. Percy Hunsacker, a was per-hapa fatally injured by falling walla. the latest Holmes sensation was based were merely bits of fireclay, it seemed desirable to find out where they came from. The lower part of the stove is lined with fireclay tiles and presented no formation where the ribs would fit, but when an examination was made of the sheet iron drum which goes on top of the fire-pot the true location of the ribs was discovered. At the bottom of the drum is a groove which was yesterday partly filled with a fireproof cement, put in.
doubtless, to make an airtight joint between the two sections of the stove. About Decision in Los Angeled That Invalidates $50,000,000 In Bond. Los Angeles, July 22. Judge Ross in the United States District Court today declared the right irrigation law unconstitutional. Under the Wright act bonds have been issued to the extent of $50,000,000, arid are held all over the United States and Europe.
The decision invalidates of bonds of irrigation districts iri which confirmation proceedings have been takoa. Goes to Washington University. South Bond. Joly 22. Dr.
Maurice Francis Kg an, the well-known author, poet, and lecturer, who has occupied tne chair of English literature at Notre Dame for seven years, has accepted a like position with the university at Washington. Continued on eighth page..
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