The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on June 17, 1891 · Page 9
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The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 17, 1891
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REBELS PUT TO DEATH, IMtattfl of the Recent Bloody . tten lit Haytt - MlupoIJ-te'a Action - tort Au I'rluco tJnrtor Martini tft* and AH Busing Completely YoftK, .Tune 0.— The West In- Steamer Orange Nassau, Which fafts just arrived in port* brought the first definite news of the bloody . insurrection -which occurred at Port au Prince in Hayti on May 28. The outbreak was much more serious than was at first reported and the entire western department of the island is now under martial law. President Hippolyte, whose government was threatened by the insurrectionists, has taken the most vigorous means to put down the rebellion and many of the rioters have been executed. The exact number of those who have been put to death is unknown, but according to the story told by the messengers on the Oranje Nassau, between fifty and one hundred had already been executed when the vessel left Port au Prince on June 3. The executions were still going on at that time, and every day new victims were taken from the prison and Bhot down by Hippolyte's soldiers. The town of port au Prince is said to be in an utterly demoralized condition and business of every kind is suspended pending the settlement of the trouble. The lav courts are also suspended by order of Hippolyte, and private citizens, on whatever charge they may be arrested, are tried by court martial. The revolt occurred on the morning of Thursday, May 18. A party of half a hundred citizens, armed with guns and other weapons, made an attack upon the prison at Port au Prince, where more than 200 political prisoners were confined. The mob was led by an ex-minister of the Legitime government. The prison authorities were not prepared for the attack and the doors were soon broken in and the prisoners released. In a short time the whole town was in an uproar. President Hippolyte himself was at church when the outbreak occurred, and his followers, fearful that the mob might attack him, locked the doors of the building and he remained there for some time in fear of his life. Meanwhile news of the violence at the prison had reached the barracks where Hippolyte's soldiers were qua,i- tered, and several regiments at onco turned out and hastened to the scene of the trouble. The rioters were still, on the ground when the troops charged them. The first volley scattered the mob and many persons were killed. A hundred or more others %vere arrested on the spot by the soldiers and arrests have been going on ever since. The outbreak seemed to have been precipitated by the killing of Ernest Rigaud, the largest merchant at Port au Prince, Dy order of President Hippolyte. Rigaud, who alleged that he was a French subject, had been in Paris some time and had only recently returned to Hayti. Rigaud was suspected of being in sympathy with the Legitimo party and of aiding' them. It was believed that he had brought from Paris a cargo of arms for the rebels. On • Thursday morning, May 28, President Hippolyte went to the house of Eigaud, followed by a detachment of soldiers. The soldiers remained outside, while the president entered alone. He asked the merchant if he did not have guns concealed in the | house. Rigaud answered that he. i had no guns in the house, Putting his hand' on Rigaud's shoulder the president said: "Come with me." They left the house together and stepped out in front of the waiting soldiers. Without another word to Rigaud, Hippolyte stepped aside and gave the order to fire. Eigaud fell dead in front of his house. Hippolyte, no doubt, thought this would frighten the friends of Legitime, who contemplated an outbreak. But it seems to have roused them to fury, and the mob to attack the prison and release the political prisoners formed in a few hours. On Saturday morning, May 30, a nephew of Ernst Rigaud, who was as- sooiated with him in business, called at President Hippolyte's house to ask about the killing of his uncle. The young man did not know that his uncle was shot by order of the president. He believed it was done by the soldiers without orders, and he intended to demand au investigation. As soon as he addressed the president and stated the object of his visit Hippolyte ordered him shot. He was at once dragged into the street and shot dead. About the same time Alexis Rossig- pol, an inoffensive and much esteemed man, was executed iu the streets; another man was put up against the cathedral wall and shot; seventeen were executed in a batch. It is impossible to enumerate in detail all the murders that have been perpetrated under the color of law. It is estimated from May 28 to June I 300 persons have been put to death. There is no fighting in the streets to excuse this massacre. Every execution is carried out in the mo§t cold- blooded way, the executioners being soldiers belonging to the most degraded type of men, who seem to enjoy the Woody task. Day and night the troops of Eippolyte patrol the streets, searching J 0 r persons suspected p* - m sympathy with the insurgent Business i a practically sus- The bodies of the rebels shot arc left lying in th e streets for several ' »ours as a w* to tiheir friends. ».-At Wick- a **, WW*i«** Sunday night, f van E. Shelby chargea with £ he mw . der of Mrs. Salhe Moore, vvas taken by a njob of 100 unknown m««frpm the jail and hanged. The ^^t't^Mi and was roughly handled, Shelby fought temperately and severely hyy*. several «tf the mob. He was almost djaad before they got him out. The murder was ttad in 1887, near Wangle, near Wickhffe, ANOTHER_B|Q THEFT. the DUcovcry fttude thftt »44(5 ( 000 of Phliftdolphfa'B School Fundg Found a Hosting Plnco lit Treiwtifef BafcUloy'* r«»okftt-.Mi« Stealing ffotv Amount to Ovei 1 t»8,00o,ooo-A8«Iftt(tnt United state* Trenuaret Nettlcton'» Nnme Brought Into the Bank Scandal. PMILATJKM-HIA, j ur , e IS. -Another startling discovery of Hardsley'a steal' Ing's as city treasurer was made Friday. The auditing committee, appointed by the mayor, found that in addition to his embezzlement of over $1,200,000 of the state's money JBa/dsley stole 8445,428 of school funas paid to him by the state treasurer for the year ended June 30, 1891. This is a loss to the city, which, added to the lost money locked up in the two broken banks, will aggregate a total loss to the city of $1,000,000 and to the state of 51,200,000, in all $2,200,000 so far aa discovered. This school money was a part of the annual appropriation made by the state to the city of Philadelphia as its pro rata share of the state school fund. This money was paid to Bardsley in various amounts from March, 1889, until December, 1890, and should ffave at once been paid into the city treasury. It does not represent any part of the $920,000 which Bardsley claims to have paid into the Keystone bank and for which he holds Marsh's due bills. What he did with this nearly Half -a million but adds to the astonishing- mystery surrounding his gigantic robbery.' It is not supposed that Bardsley has even told his counsel of this school fund stealing. The investigating committee of the councils met Friday afternoon, and John R. Read, United States district attorney, appeared before it and mad& a personal explanation of his course in acting as attorney for the Keystone bank as a member of the law firm of Read & Pettit. State Auditor-General Shapeley read a statement in which it was shown that there was still due the state from licences, municipal loans and state taxes cm personal property collected by John Bardsley for the year 1890 a total of $815,715. Ex-Director of Public Works L. E. Wagner was on the stand and was asked what he knew about the Spring Garden bank. Gen. Wagner, who before he was approached on the subject of the presidency of the bank was a candidate for the receivership of the bank, testified that when he first went to the bank on the subject of the presidency he said to Bank Examiner Drew that he understood that the receivership had been settled and that it was to be Nelson P. Evans, president of the Spring Garden Insurance Company and director of the Spring Garden bank. Gen. Wagner also added he understood that Mr. Wanamaker was backing Mr. Evans for the position. In reply Mr. Drew said to Gen. Wagner: "No; 1 think you are mistaken. Mr. Wanamaker has nothing to do with it. Now that explains something I did not understand. Assistant Secretary Nettleton is a great friend of Evans, and he is probably backing him for the position. It also explains some accounts at the Spring Garden I did not understand, where Nettleton appears as a large borrower." Gen. Wagner said that he had since looked in the papers for the name of Assistant Secretary Nettleton as one of the debtors of the bank, but had not seen it W. P. Drew, the national bank examiner, was seen ra regard to the statement attributed to him by Gen. Wagner that Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Nettleton was a large borrower of the Spring Garden bank. When first asked if he had made such a statement to Gen. Wagner, Col. Drew said it was absolutely false, that he had never told Gen. Wagner such a thing. Col. Drew afterward withdrew his sweeping denial and qualified it by saying that he had no recollection of having said anything on the subject WASHINGTON, June 18.—The attention of Mr. Nettleton, the assistant secretary of the treasury, was called to the testimony of Gen. L. E. Wagner before the council's committee of Philadelphia investigating the bank scandal. After reading it Mr. Nettleton said: "I never 'backed' Mr. Nelson P. Evans or any other person as a candidate for the receivership of the suspended Keystone bank of Philadelphia, I suggested his name simply because I had known him long and believed him every way fit I have borrowed no money from the Spring Garden bank but it is probable that certain accommodation notes on which I am responsible are in that institution. If so I am simply among the losers by the bank's failure, which I regret." COLLAPSE OF A BIC3 FIRM, The London « Liverpool Clothing Company Valla. NEW YOHK, June 18.—A series of unfortunate complications and continued bad business caused the assignment of two of the largest retail clothing houses in the city. They are the London & Liverpool Clothing Company, at Bowery and Hester street, and Mack & Co., at Nos. 488 and 487 Broadway. Both concerns, although apparently under separate management, were owned and controlled by Isidor Rosenheim and Isaac S. Mack. Their liabilities are estimated at about $350,000 and the assets at from $175,000 to $300,000, most of which consist of merchandise on hand. The firm wU'l'prob* ably be able to settle with their creditors on a basis of seventy-five cents on a dollar. GOD ANP MAN. To M>VK some one who needs lore is 9 step toward God. No MATTBB how God warns the sinner Ho always does it in love. THE way to make a success of everything you do is to da it fer God. THE only man who reajly I eare God is the one who is afraid to do wroag. WE know men who are very pious whenever God goto (hem IB a '^.^ poorest man'* best w»%hj »• IT SHAKES THE THRONE. Great Indignation of the Middle Cla«»ea In ttnglamt at the Prince of Wale*' Con Mention with Mio Baccarat AritelM—Cum tnlag KxpeiloU ttorti the Atmy, LONDON, June 13.—The fate of Sir William Gordon Gumming is sealed, as far as the army is concerned, for the following paragraph is published in the Official Gazette: "WAR OFFICE, Juno 12, 1891.—Scots Guards. Maj. ivncl Lieut. Col. Sir Wil.lam Gordon Cum- mlnff, baronot, iu removed from the army, her majesty having no further occasion for bis services. "Dated Juno 10, 1801." The storm rising round the prince of Wales is fast obtaining intensity, endangering his chances of succession to the throne, if not the existence of the English monarchy. No class appears to be stirred so deeply as the great middle class, the real strength of the country and hitherto a solid and stolid prop of the monarchy. Wherever the voice becomes audible its earnest denunciations of the prince of Wales are accompanied by regrets at his nearness to the throne. Representative gather- Ings of religious bodies— Cgngregation- al, Methodist, Baptist. Unitarian and Presbyterian—have already recorded their condemnations. Boards of guardians are going out of their accustomed paths to discuss motions branding the gambling propensities of the prince of Wales as a disgrace to the country. Several liberal societies have adopted protests against his continuance in the army. The agitation has etery character of permanence. It has not yet touched more than a fringe of the political parties, but ere long the glowing fierceness of the popular heat must penetrate to the core of politics, causing party action within* and without parliament. It is understood that the prince of Wales is keenly stung at the adverse press criticisms which have been showered upon him from all quarters. Especially is this the case in regard to the newspaper comments which practically accuse him of revealing the secret of the Tranby Croft scandal, and referring to the fact that he, the prince of Wales, was not asked if he had spoken of the affair to anybody, after Sir William Gordon-Gumming signed the incriminating document, while this question was put to all the other witnesses for the defendants. The prince of Wales emphatically denies that he divulged the secret to anybody. The radical members of the house of commons are opening the attack on the prince of Wales, but they have been warned that Mr. Gladstone resents the movement and that the leaders of the opposition will actively show their repugnance to associating liberalism with an agitation tending to cast discredit on the crown. A group of radicals, meeting after Cumming's dismissal from the army was gazetted, concurred in the opinion that the leaders had mistaken the feeling of the nation; that even on party grounds it was impossible to neglect' the duty to take the sense of parliament on the position of the prince of Wales and the others concerned. The radicals will not be content with anything less than action by the military authorities involving the same official reproof of the prince of Wales, Gen. Williams and Levett. The prosecution of Gumming and the others for illegal gambling will be made a part of the demand on the government, but it will not be earnestly pressed. Court circles are much excited over letters from the German court reflecting the opinion of Emperor William. It is believed that the emperor has written the queen a long and serious criticism on the prince's life, and dilating especially upon the gambling of officers as a grave offense to military honor and made worse by the signing of a paper permitting a colonel of the guards convicted of cheating to retain his commission in the army. The queen, it is said, forwarded the letter to the prince of Wales. IN PROHIBITION'S BEHALF. Temperance Advocates to Hold a Big Meeting on Stateii Island. NRW YOBK, June 12.—From the 4th of July next to August 16 the National Prohibition park at Port Richmond, on Staten Island, will be open for lectures, speeches, songs and other similar matters in aid of the haters of saloons. The intention is to make the gathering a national affair in every sense of the word. Roger Q. Mills, John J. Ingalls, J. P. St. John and many others of continental reputation will be among the speakers. It will be a remarkable series of meetings and the greatest concerted effort yet mode in an educational way by the temperance cause. It begins the first season of the National School of Methods for Reforms. Work of a general reformatory nature will also be done. The international medical congress holds its meeting in the park on July 15 and 16, when N. S. Davis, M. D,, of this city, will preside and deliver the introductory address. The Woman's Christian Temperance union will meet there on July 84, remaining in session three days. Prom August 7 to 10 the national prohibition party will be in conference with the Farmers' Alliance and other labor people. The auditorium on the grounds wi 11 have a seating capacity of 4,000. Three Were Killed. PITTSBURGH, Pa,, June 18.—A coal train of twenty-five cars, while coming down a mountain on the Pennsylvania & Northwestern railway, got beyond the control of the trainmen and was wrecked. The conductor, engineer and brakemen were killed. 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