The Evening Bulletin from Maysville, Kentucky on September 23, 1902 · Page 1
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THE EVENING BULLETIN. VOLUME XXI. MAYSVILLE, KY., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1902. NUMBER 259. TALKEDTOCOMRADES. Spanish War Veteran Gives President Enthusiastic Greeting at Detroit. ROOSEVELT PRESENTED WITH MEDAL Pays IHf-li Tribute to America' CltU izen Soldiers ami Dwells on the Nation's Duty to oloiilcs. Clara Barton Present. Detroit, Sept. 22. The blue and Bray uniform of the Spanish war veterans, whose third annual reunion is being made memorable and historical by the presence of President Theodore Roosevelt, is seen at every turn in Detroit, additional delegates and veterans arriving on every train. The opportunity to see and cheer the president brought to Detroit thousands of people from nearby cities and towns. President Roosevelt was given a tremendous ovation when he stepped out of the Cadillac and into his carriage to begin the drive to the armory. Washington and Michigan avenues were jammed with people who made the air ring with their cheers as the president drove briskly away from the hotel in the same carriage he used on his drive Sunday afternoon. A squad of mounted police rode before his carriage and a squad of officers on bicycles circled about it. It was a continuous cheer that greeted the president on his drive, which took about five minutes. A stir at the door announced to those in the armory that the president had arrived. All stood upon their feet and as the presidential party entered and walked down the main aisle to the speakers' platform, a great shout went up that made the armory ring. Again and again the veterans cheered the president and he bowed his thanks repeatedly. Nor were the people in the galleries behind in their applause. It was many minutes before quiet was restored. When quiet had been restored and the presidential party had found seats on the platform. General Wrell, acting commander-in-chief, introduced Mayor William C. Maybury, who welcomed the Spanish war veterans to the city. When he mentioned President Roosevelt's name in his short address, it brought every soldier to his feet and a tremendous cheer went up. The president expressed pleasure at having the chance of being greeted by his comrades and greeting them in return. The men who served in the Spanish war. he said, if they did their duty well, are comrades and brothers from now until the end of our days (applause). He said he did not need any urging to accept the invitation to attend the meeting of the Spanish war veterans. The president spoke of the late war and said that the only complaint heard was that there was not enough war to go around. The spirit that drove the men on In this war. was the same spirit that made the memorable meeting of Lee and Grant at Appomattox possible. The president said the spirit he wanted to see in a man was that spirit which makes him do his duty, great or small. He liked particularly the way in which our young men went into the ranks to do their duty as they saw it. He thought it a good thing that men of different callings should be associated together to learn the lesson of quality and brotherhood among Americans. "We are proud of what our troops have done; we are proud of what our civil authorities are doing over there in the Philippines and we are proud of you, my comrades, who did their duty when the country called them to arms, who imitate those from '61 to '63 who did their duty and who are imitating the men who disbanded in 65 by coming back to civil life with the firm resolution to do their duty as citizens Just as faithfully as ever they did it as soldiers. I thank you. As he finished a storm of applause broke forth that ended in three times three cheers. While the president was speaking, Miss Clara Barton entered the hall and took a seat on the platform. General Urell, after calling for three more cheers for President Roosevelt, told the soldiers that the good angel was present, and then said- "I will now detail Comrade Roosevelt to escort Miss Barton to a seat on hie left hand." Amid thunderous cheers the president gallant y escorted Miss Barton to a chair on his left Adjutant General Dyer of Washington responded to Mayor May-bury's address of welcome on behalf of the veterans. This was to have ended the first session of the conven-tlon but General Bliss asked a few moments' indulgence. Explaining that he was to present service medals to Michigan veterans of the Spanish war when the convention adjourned, Governor Bliss paid he wished first to present Comrade Teddy Roosevelt with one. He accordingly requested Mrs. Lewis of the Ladies' auxiliary to present the medal to the president. The presentation was made amid the greatest enthusiasm. The convention then adjourned and the president and party left the armory. They drove Immediately to the steamer Tashmoo, which was boarded for a ride on the river. In addition to the presidential party there were several hundred delegates to the reunion aboard the steamer The Tashmoo returned with the party in time for the president to review the big parade of veterans and local mllitarv. A ROYAL SCANDAL. Quarrel Takes PI ice In Death Chamber of Helgluiu's Queen. Rrussels, Sept. 22. The scandal arising from the ievival of the family quarrel between King Leopold and his daughter, the Princess Stephanie (Countess of I.onyay) beside the bier of the late Queen Marie Henriette at Spa Sunday, is agitating all classes. Popular sympathy on all sides is expressed for the princess, who although deeply affected by the incident, makes no complaint. The princess herself has given out a single statement of the facts as follows: "The precise facts are these. 1 was praying at the bier of the queen, when some one came to tell me the king would not receive me. I immediately left the death chamber. I had no interview with his majesty." It was hoped by the public, who applauded Princess Stephanie's match with the Count Lonyay, that the death of the queen would lead to healing the rupture, but the incident at Spa is taken to demonstrate that the king is as irreconcilable as ever to what he openly has designated as a mesalliance. Arbitration Settles Strike. New York, Sept. 22. Blacksmiths' union delegates have reported to the Central Federated union the complete settlement of the general blacksmiths' strike in this city by arbitration. The increase in wages conceded by the employers was 10 per cent for blacksmiths receiving less than $3 a day; for blacksmiths receiving from $3 to $3.50 per day, 7H PW cent; for blacksmiths receiving $3.50 or more a day 5 per cent. Helpers also wre granted more pay. As a result of the blacksmiths' strike owners of shipbuilding and iron working plants in New York city and vicinity have organized a permanent association "for the purpose of regulating the relations between employers and employes." International Court In Session. The Hague, Sept. 22. On the reassembling of the international arbitration court in the hearing of the claims of the United States against Mexico, growing out of the Pius fund of California. GarrettNlcErny, the legal adviser of Archbishop Riordon of San Francisco, resumed his address, which was adjourned from Sept. 17. He contended that the statute of limitation deprived the Jesuits of the control of the Pius fund, after Spain, Mexico and the bishops of California had succeeded as administrators. The archbishop of California, delegated"as administrator by Mexico In 1840, was legally entitled to both the capital and interest. The decision of the arbitration commission in 1896, condemning Mexico to pay, ought, Mr. MeErney asserted, to be void, as beyond appeal. Packing House Combine. Omaha, Sept. 22 What is presumed to be preparations for the merging of packing bouse interests began at the South Omaha packing houses in the way of taking inventories of stock and other properties. One of the largest companies paid their men in advance last week and has sent out a circular instructing agents to settle claims and take inventories during the coming week. The same work is under way in one of the large bouses, while it was completed in a third during the past week. A party of men was in the city several days last week making an inspection of the packing plantB and stock yards. New York, Sept. 22. For the first time in several yearB the American board of commissioners for foreign missions has been able to close its fiscal year free from debt and with a balance to its credit in its treasury. The receipts for the year were $846,-105. The board is now preparing for its ninety-third annual convention, which will be held in Oberlln, O., from Oct. 14 to 17 inclusive. One of the most important and Interesting features will be the laying of the cornerstone of the martyrs' Memorial, in honor of the missionaries of the board who lost their lives during the recent Boxer uprising in China. TRUNK WAS OPENED, Clothes of Murdered Woman Are Found Saturated With Blood. co:ls tighten about the suspect. Man Tudor Arrest at Derby, Con-ueetieut May He Young Mart lini; Developments In 'Mysterious Pulitzer Murder. New York, Sept. 22. When the trunk of Wi'.liam Hooper Young, for whom the police of the whole country are looking, in connection with the murder of Mrs. Anna Pulitzer, was opened at police headquarters, there were found in it a sword-shaped stiletto with a blade eight inches long and an ivory handle four inches long; the half dozen mixed cakes which the woman left her apartments to buy; her set of false teeth with one tooth missing; her skirts and underclothing: a switch of light colored hair; a pair of gloves; the missing beucloth-ing from Young's apartment; two men's opera hats; a pair of blue and white corsets; the woman's garters, drawers, black silk skirt and polka dot waist; the woman's slippers; her WILLIAM ItOOrER YOUNQ. hat; three pairs of men's shoes, all well worn. Young's trousers, coat, vest and undershirt, a piece of wrapping paper on which was printed "I. Solomon. 305 First street, Hoboken, outfitter;" some red pepper, a broken comb, hairpin, a bent safety pin and a newspaper clipping of Sept. 10. As soon as the lid of the trunk was lifted, it could be seen that the inside of the receptacle was covered with blood. Tiie knife or stiletto was about the first article lifted out. The blade was covered with blood its whole length. After that each article of clothing was lifted out, carefully examined, and found to be saturated with blood, as was the bedclothing from Young's room. Young's trousers, which showed bloodstains, were wet and Assistant District Attorney Garvan said it appeared to him as if Young, after the murder, had washed his trousers and packed them into the trunk without letting them dry. The man's undershirt was also covered with blood stains. It was remarked at the time the pepper was found in the trunk that the man in custody of the Derby, Conn., police, had red pepper in his possession. Captain Titus says that every article that is missing from the Young apartments was found in the trunk. The body of Mrs. Anna Pulitzer was shipped from the Jersey City morgue to Perth Amhoy, N. J., where her parents live. Looks Like Young. Derby. Conn., Sept. 22. Chief of Police Gillett, who has a man under arrest on suspicion that he is William Hooper Young, wanted in New York on account of the murder of Mrs. Anna Pulitzer, is still uncertain regarding the identity of his prisoner. Although in many ways the man answers the description of Young, his complexion is not extremely dark and the teeth of the prisoner do not correspond with the description. When interviewed in his cell the prisoner talked readily with a good deal of intelligence. He says his name is Bert Edwards, that he is 26 years old, and formerly lived with his stepfather, Henry Carruthers, and his mother in Portland, Or. He left Portland on June 15 because of a fight with his stepfather and has since been roaming about the country. Young Identified. Derby, Conn., Sept. 22. Detectlvo Finley of the New York police arrived here with Gustav A. Ernest of Brooklyn, who knows William Hooper Young. After Ernest bad examined jmk ' JlllteV the suspect held here. Hetective Fin-Ipy announced that the man is surely Young, the man wanted for (he murder of Mrs. Pulitzer. DEATH LIST UNKNOWN. Funds llelng Subscribed to Bury Dead From Negro I'anlr. Birmingham, Ala.. Sept. 22. There ere but few new developments in the panic of Friday night at the Balloh Baptist church, coloredi where over 100 negroes were Killed. It eeemi almost Impossible t ascertain accurately just how many deaths have or curred. The number now seems not to lie less than 104 and may yet reach 10. A conllict arises from the fact that a number Of bodies were removed from one Undertaking shop to another and some of them were taken to as many as three undertaking establishments at different times and In more than one case a corpse was mistaken for another person than the correct one. No additional deaths are reported. Efforts now are being directed chiefly at relief measures. The relatives of a number of the victims were without sufficient means to bury their dead and a relief committee of four prominent colored citizens, with Dr. W. R. Pettiford. president of a local negro bank as chairman, was organized to disburse relief of the funds which have been raised by the Birmingham News and the white churches. Donations almost entirely from white citizens amount to about $700 so far. and this fund is being used to bury such dead as have not been buried from lack of means. VERDI0T0F CORQNElfs JURY. Nicholas Klsh Killed From a Fall Caused by a lllnw. New York, Sept. 22. The inquiry into the death of the late Nicholas Fish, banker, began before Coroner Jackson. Thomas J. Sharkey, who has been locked up in the Tombs since he was arrested, was in court with his counsel. Coroner's Physician O'Hanlon, who performed the autopsy on the body of Mr. Fish, testified. Policeman Trojan, who arrested Sharkey, said the latter admitted having struck Fish. The coroner's jury found that Nicholas Fish's death was caused by a blow struck by Thomas J. Sharkey. Sharkey was held in 10,000 bail for the action of the grand jury. American Rules to Govern. Berlin, Sept. 22. Henry J. Furher, Jr., the Olympian games delegate to Germany, and Harem Pierre De Co berlin, chairman of the International Olympic games committee, conferred at Munster. They decided, first, that the rules of the recognized athletic organizations of the United States. such as the amateur athletic union, shall govern the Chicago gam s in the case of a eoniiict between the rules or different countries; second, if agreeable to the kin- (if the Belgians, who has promised to preside, that the afh letic convention which was to he held in Brussels next spring, for the development of annual code of athletic rubs, be postponed until after the games in 11104 at Chicago. American rules consequently will govern on general principles. In a case of a disagreement the local law will prevail. Gathering of Indiana Veterans. Indianapolis, Sept. 22 The third encampment of the Spanish-American War Veterans' association convened in the senate edtamber ejf the state house at 10: 3d a. ni. and was welcomed to the city by Geivernor Hurbin with a short speech. The encampment will last for three days. President Roosevelt Will be a guest of the association, of which he is a member, anel will make an address immediately after his arrival in the city. Captain Richmemd P. Hobson, Brigadier General Jacob H. Smith. United States army (retired). Past Commander-in-Chief J. W. Hulings anel other leading figures in the military establishment of the United State's in the last three campaigns of the army, will attend the encampment anel r main until its close, Religious Fanatics' Folly. Winnipeg, Man., Sept. 22. The reported fanaticism of the Doukhobor colony around Yorkton and their abandonment of their live stock in pursuance of their belief that it is a sin to hold cattle or use any beast of burden to assist in their labor, has not only been confirmed, but the government itself has taken steps to rescue the Doukhobora from their folly. Government agents have seized all the cattle, sheep and horses which were turned at large by their owners and the live stock will be sold at auction and the proceeds used to provide for the Demkhobors during the winter. Young Physician What Is your practice mostly'.' Young Lawyer Domestic economy. Cbitngo Newa COULD BE INDUCED. Woodruff Willing to Again Accept Nomination For Lieutenant Governor. SENATOR PLATT SPEAKS HIS MIND. Republican State Convention lu New York a Quiet A flair Henderson's Friends Control situation lu low.i will Not Resign. Saratoga. N. Y., Sept. 22. If it were not for some differences over the nominatiein ef a lieutenant governor and less serious one's over the nomination for secretary of state, there weuld be positively apathy here preceding the Republican state convention. Many delegates are on the ground. There is little or no change in the situation concerning the ticket. It was said that George R. Sheldem of New York city, has pledges, which would give him on the first ballot 450 votes out of 974. Kings county will cast 130 votes fer Norman S. Dike, unless he is withdrawn. Should Mr. Sheldon fail te receive a majority on the first ballot Kings county, it is believed, could switch em the second ballot and join Wayne and Onondaga in voting for Timothy Woodruff, the present incumbent. The- general opinion, however, was that by the time nominatiems are te be made there will be but one candidate for lieutenant governor. Qeorge R. Bheldon. Senateir Piatt, speaking of the lieutenant governorship, said: "Mr. Woodruff will not he the candidate of the eonventiem. It would be peor policy, indeed, to get the people Into the belief that one person can confiscate an e)ftice for an indefinite period. Mr. Woodruff has been treateel in an unprecedentedly generous way by his party anel I believe the present Hurry is by Ill-advised friends of his." "Who, in your judgment, will be the candidate?" "I presume Mr. Sheldon. I find that the delegates are mainly feir him." Whe'n shown Mr. Piatt's statement, Lieutenant Governor Woodruff said that he had announced repeatedly that he was not a candidate anel he now declared that he would nei accept nomination under any circumstance s. "Other than this." ho added, "if all my frienels in the party, and that includes Senateir Piatt, would withdraw their Objection to my nomination and advise me to accept it I might do so. I have no Idea at all that they will do this. At the same time I cannot stop my personal friends from mentioning me." Will Retain Speakership. Chicago, Sept. 22. While en mute to Atlantic City. David B. Henderson, speaker of the national house oi representatives, passed through Chicago. Mr. Henderson expressed himself as agreeing perfectly with President Roosevelt In the tatter's Clnctn nati speech, particularly as to his tariff expressions. Further he slated that his decision was final in regard to his resignation, but that he would not leave the public service until his term expired. H Will retam the speakership. Henderson's Friends In Cont-ol. Des Moines, la.. Sept. 22 -The announcement of the withdrawal of C. E. Pickett and O. B. Cortrlgbt ol Waterloo from the contest for congress man to succeed Speaker Henderson, removes the last Cummins man from the race. Their action was Induced by the knowledge that the action of the Committee in leaving the choice to th' delegates te the original convention, renders the selection of a Hen dei son sympathiser certain Prisoners Exchanged In Faama. Washington, BepL 21. Tl e navy department is In receipt of the following cablegram from Command) i McLean of tie cruiser Cincinnati at Cedtm: "Secretary ed' the navy. Washington The United States guards guarantee traffic and the line of trainsit. Today I permitted the exchange of Colombian troops from Panama te Cedem, about 1,000 men each way, the troops without arms in train guarded by American naval force in the same manner as other passengers. Arms and ammunition in separate train guarded also by naval force in the same manner as other freight." -- . '.a Washington, Sept. 22. The war department has asked the state depart ment to extend to the military attaches of foreign legations Invitations to be present at the manoeuvers at Port Riley. The invitation explains that these manouvers will only cen-slst of the handling of small bodies of troops.

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