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New York World (Newspaper) - September 14, 1889, New York, New York SITES m THE BI9 WILDS Hill JOBT WHAT ADVANTAGES EVER AVAILABLE LOOA WON POSSESSES FOB THK OBEAT OBLE URATION OF etclirn nnd PlintogrupliH and tlie Varying Ailvau tnaen of All tliu Possible nnd flow the Throne of fflav Do CIRCULATION GUARANTEED Greater Tlinn Tlint of Any Two Other Amerl cnn Nnwipapcrs IN THE SUNDAY POINTS ON PUTS AND BILL NYES SUNDAY WHAT FIVE DOLLARS A WKEK WILL DO CONSTANTINOPLE THI HOME OP TUB THEATRICAL MANAGERS ON THEIR FIRST SUCCESSES Circulation Per Day During 0 J c 07Q July and 1889 Darkyvllle After SKETCHES MADE IN THE GLARE OF SIXTH AVENUES ELECTRIC 10 NEW SEPTEMBER PRICE TWO MID SORROWINGrTHOUSATO to a university education bv his own pains nnd the fruits of his he enlarged his mindand widened his sympathies by an exten Tho Body of Samuol Sullivan Cox Borne with Honor to the or tlio House or where be at once distinguished Throughout his Congressional sec AND LOW BOWED IN In a Feltina Jtatn Stood to Do His Memory Unttsnally Impres sive Service at the to His Worth by the and the m MEMoniAM No star goes but olimbs another sky No sun sets except to rise on high No music dies upon our grieving air Bave to be borne by echoes up to where Tbe music of the spheres eternal chime Breaks In its tooauty on the shore ol There is no sunset though onr eyes be Though grief be though even some Suns cloud and but never more may set I Cad there boon darkness on that other shore To which thy Joyous nhoot has voyaged oer Lights would shine out to greet some soft strain Of melody would greet thee after As silvery on the strand of the Hereafter As waves in laughter I Tho funeral of Samnel Sullivan the states humorist and which took placo was one of the greatest tributes of respect and honor evor paid to the memory of a public man in this Tho heavy rain did not prevent his thousands of personal and political friends from assembling to tender their mournful homage to the mem ory of him thoy had loved in The vast crowds that filled the church and blocked up the streets and sidewalks in tho vicinity wore not drawn there by idle ThethronRS were composed of people to whom ho had endeared himself by friendship and kind Genuine sorrow was depicted on every and themournful occasion will not soon be forgotten by those who attended the Bioh and Democrats and Republicans united in honoring his The hour for the removal of the body from 13 East Twelfth whioh was Coxs residence and tho scone of his was arranged for 10 but Ions before that hour tho personal friends of the family and the pallbearers began to Among the first to reach tho house was oxPresident Grover who walked into the room of death and gazed at the features of his dead Cleveland afterwards sought Cox and 1 expressed his VicePresident Morton and tho other pallbearars arrived a few mo ments and after they had looked upon tho dead mans face the casket was closed and placed in charge of those who were to bear it These were John Coxs pri vate secretary Nicholas of the Life Servico Ml of tee Barge Office Henry Goorgo of the Letter Carriers and THE MAEOH TO THE ijiThe procession to the First Presbyterian Fifth between Eleventh and was started at The pallbearers followed behind the ExPresident Cleveland and VicePresi Morton walked Then came J exJndge Charles John John IHward Simon of the Life Caving Servico of Washington of and Douglas relatives earns Cox leaned n of her brother James mgroBBional thirty cured and maintained the kindly tho warm admiration and personal not only of hid political but of tlioso upon the other and I fancy that in tho bin roll of his friemln there will be found aa many among his political well as among his political A HAS AMONO There was a light in his there was a musio in his there was a grasp in his there was a choerfuliiesN in his that seemed to lift the burden from tho shoulders of I must leave it to his colleagues in mint leave it to the Capital to spook ot hin political Bervices and tho depth of grati tude the country owes This place is saored to the consideration of How did ho use those oxtrnorilinary talents which ho pon Isos8ed7 Were they for himself supremely A I selfish man than Samuel Sullivan I i has never appeared in the political life of his A largo tender sympa and a kind appreciation of tbe character of all with whom he camo in It was his koart rather than his head won itn Thin man labored throughout his political life to help to to befriend thoso who were in nted of His name will be remembered for many a It would be invidious to ipeak of those who received tho benefit of ha Whether a man were a Itoman a a his courage and excellence of character were recognized aid appreciated by Many an unselfish has he unread of by unknown to tho peonle and known only to Amidst tho dance of society the scramble formouey and how refreshing to find such in We speal of our friend as as This casket contains tho outer covering of I he man himself the man wo He looked with those he used that thoO those hands but there wan that within him which simply employed these as Tho man himself has passed through invisible to into a not of but a world of o human He has gono forth wreathed in There he stands today in tho presence ol Ins father and his his Saviour and our Should it not bring comf or1 to our blessed revelations of tho eternal truihs which we have 1 THE LEBBOH HE Will tlis beautiful example of a man not bring to our busy brains and hearts peace thinlay There will be little profit to us in this couine together unless wo can go from this place more reverent of God and more kindly to our reading the minds of others with a mom charitable eye and having a more affectionate ami tolerant bearing towards This oan bore himself to tho ago of three score years and not only untainted with the world bui uuworried with No scowl of dis to cowl of misanthropy was ever seen upon No complaint of the emptiness of the world or of its vanity was prompted by that cheery He was land ana he imparted bis kindrcss to Let us take it from him lit us learn the lesson he has set and we can dpart from here purer men aud cleaner At tho conclusion of Milburns touching remarkfilhe sung HowFirmaFoun after which the Talmage de livered lie following address TALMAOBS A lation mourns I What a deep vacuums loft when a man as this dies I We shall nit see bis like He was tho first andthdast of that ho will be without a aucoesnoK d and lovely and magnificent soul KILLED BYDEYHLES PISTOL Gessweln tlie Victim of a Man Made Besperate by DEATH AWAITED HIM AT HIS jiovoiial organizations brought up the fleloKatipn from the Ohio Society included lalvin Thomas fagnor Joseph fahlon Bernard Pe Perry War sn Benjamin Le Millard Strong and hei lettercarriers were represented by a oom litteo of one Judge Alfred kler and Julius Harburger were at i IP cad of a litree delegation from the Stockier I A driasiVhig rain fell while the cor I1 igo passed to tho but the crowds of streets reverently barod their V church was well filled long before the ihoral There was a halt for few moments in the vestibule of the saored aijd then the procession r ssed down the mtre led by chaplain of tlie House of on either hand by Talmase the organ pealed the ineral march of ih JCLOWEBS TOB THE Reaching the which stood near the the casket was placed upon and about altar wore strew a floral disc beon seen in New the floral pieces sent by the like of whioh has ork on euoh an occasion fe IB inany Especially conspicuous for its Jauty was the tokou sent from Boston by the otforOarrierB1 Association of that ii at the head of tho Upon foral arrangement representing an which formed the rested a closed tome dono in whioh supported a cross Mareclittl Niel and Nophetou tube whito lilies of the Jley and hair the right of this was a large represents 41o b New The New ho wauls Within a weeks I journeyed inhis wakearross tho American continent and hoard everyrhero tho praise he had And while diese tempests are raging on land and on sea aid the liiosavinK stations have withii arfew the crows of thirty wo an called upon to perform the last office on tho bdy of him who watt the chief champion of that National benevolence for which every sailoion tho seas fools J was proper that our boloved Chaplain of the louse of Representatives should speak in mtchbeautiinl torms of this man as a National ropnaentativo and as a MinisterPienipotentiary to aforeigu Might I say a word about friond Did truer friend ever live you who sat with him in higher is tlere in this assemblage today any ono to never did a kindness Did ho not wrils for you a generous did he not say lor you a kind or give you a Sinai smile or a warm grasp of the hand bright utterances has he strewn in tho pathway of others Finn as a brilliant as artless as a piijo as a woman I God endowed him with brilliant wit and His wit was tho kind to make you but not to start a allcry God We all cry aiid to cry and wo need no stimulus in that But he who can by hi own merriment scare away onr tears is our His wit was like the Prince of irfnpoent he will lin 8ft in our memory like a sweet song too soon like a banquet top soon like a picture upon which too soon the cur tnn is 1 old friend for many years to jether we have rejoiced in this and lo fether we will rejoice in the bettor You rent because your work was We tarry lore for uometluns yet for us to Then ara Barm we shall walk tho corridors of the golden jails and talk over scenes on earth when wo reservo an immortality that shall never die ind on this autumnal I hail Ibou of the June morning my Bstei overwhelmed with elp you in this dark Lean hard rlaxtinir arm luA ir ireseutinjt a Bioumingb a novel design rdered i leaf being used to represent a cancelled tne face was the inscription In np he Ji f tinti a broken column suriaounfedby a orowj imilax and A handsomi al piece was from the New York ft was surmounted by a floral whioh was inscribed in flowers Mour firm Back ffledwith black i e form of a postoffloo and signif yln our of their good friends Statio broken column surmounted by a c and A hand ce was from the New York WfeS ft was surmounted by a florallife prOarriers al soroU on He bed lion sept in imrnorte our firm friend f this wasan par The Philodelplitt hands was ia Farewetl e fiiowlddee that yon wore as good to him as he was to Witneas a lifetimes devotion Where ho went you Through all these years and the brightest scenes of foreign travel you were his faithful hi a meet oomi But those scenes wh ah he himself has BO well described are as bright as is the place here you will meet Yet youhwe not tart He can no more forget you than yon can onfl to whom hiB wit as most his humor most You I dare miss him and in oui ttf BUoh PhapnfnH we om is till greater w and opuifort hould go out to But yonr recompense is sti recompense s still greater than ourei you were his dear his close companion and his noble and great mind was entwined with your uu The Shooting Was WitTioitt Warning and IhoJlesult Murderer Indif ferent to Sis IHun Was with So Weans of Support and Jtlamed Oess wetn for His Tho employees of Frederick William dealer in and manufacturer of Jewellers at 30 John wore startled about 11 yesterday by a pis tol a scream and the fall of a heavy body on tho floor above the The sounds pro ceeded from that por tion of the first floor occupied by their em They rushed to tho spot from all parts of the and wore horrorstricken at seeing Gessweln lying on tho between his desk and a in a pool of his hands pressed over his Charles Koes Gesswoins chief had in his grasp Christian an old who seemed dazed and almost Koester also hold a 32calibro Go for a doctor and a policeman I almost shouted JJOMt DIAGRAM OF THE BCENE OP THE Both arrived within a few but there was no use for a Gesswoln had beon shot through tho heart and death was almost Policeman Patrick White took Deyhle into custody and conveyed him to tho Old Slip police and Coroner SohiUtzo waa Just two hours previously Gesswein had loft his at 823 Marcy Brook Ho had taken an affectionate leave of his his handsome and loving of whom there are from fifteenyearold Freda to ouoyoarold baby and his little Ho leached his place of business about and found that Christian Deyhle had been awaiting him for over an Gesswein and Deyhle had known each otherfor but thero had boon trouble between them and a which bad been decided ad versely to The latter soveral years ago patented a contrivance for adjusting a jewellers refractor and received orders from Gesswoin to manufacture it is found that his inven tion was not as good as tho old adjustment and ceased applying though he continued manufacturing the re for who lived in became 111 ono day and Gesswoin could not got his orders He then had the refractors made elsewhere and Deyhle lost the upon whioh Deyhle began proceedings against The case was tried and last Juno a verdict was given for the Some correspondence subsequently passed be tween GesKwem and the following found upon it is tho feeling of GoHswein Your letter of March from re ceivoa To free yon of the idea tliut I intended to cut you of your Income to the manufacturing of refractors my assurance herewith may satisfy I probably made only 300 of the and my profit did not cover the expenses of this lawsuit Von may manufacture after tliia as well as and if you want to fill my orders promptly without any and you wish to furnish mo with a good article without your name and withont the pnt nt stamp on I am wllUns to cenao tbe mnnu racturinif of th pened this Whon Gesswein re fused positively to give me I drewmv revolver and shot I knew what I did and dont care much about tha Deyhlo said he had had the pistol for a Ions Ho lived at Sargent before he came Coroner Hohultzo committed him to the Tombs to await tho result of the inquest next The Coroner and Jenkins subnequently mado an autopsy and found that the bullet had pene trated Gessweins The murdered man was bnrn in a little over forty years and camo to this country whon seventeen years Ho bad been in business in John street about four teen The long hours he spent in attend ing to his business undermined his health and his physician ordered him to take a Two days ago ho returned from a twoweeks rest in tho His William Gess was an architect in Cannstadt and Stutt whoro he owned a larreo quantity of real which he lost on account of depreci ation after the FrancoGerman On his failure his son invited him to this country and tool him into his Three years ago the father became paralyzed and about two years ago was burned to doath in a flat in whioh ho lived in Ho was borno to the crave from tho samo house whence bin son will be takou in After his fathers dcnth Frederick William was a ohantred His hair became gray and and ho was more serious than Ho was worth about A BOHAACE OF WASHINGTON A Danalirer of ExHiinrconGcnrral Walon Hocretly married for a ro THS 1 Considerable com ment was caused in Washington society today by the announcement of the secret marriaso of Miss Blanche daughter of exSurgeon General of tho to Minor also of this Tho news could not bo kopt secret anv longer owing to tho informa tion that a child had recently been born at It is stated that tho marriage took place over a year the cortificate being witnessed by two friends No reason is given for the mjstory in this Goodlett hap been looked upon at the accepted snitor of Miss Wales for over two although some of the closest friepds had no inkling of the Ho is employed in the Patent aud is a prominent and very popular momber of the Sleridiau Goodlett is a blonde of striking and for a year has been one of the bejles of Washington Goodlett left Wash ington a short time ago for Asbury and ongoing telegraphed by a friond that his pres enoe was necessary in this oity replied that ho had beon secretly married for over a year and was unavoidably detained by an addition to his Wales refused to talk on tho as suming that his daughter had a right to marry privately if sho and that it would bo undignified for him to enter into a public dis cussion of tho Friends of tho couple say that Goodlett and Miss Wales wero married privately ayear and that while thoy made no public announcement of tho it was known to the bridos family and to some of Goodlefcts olub friends the timo of the The brides parents had no objection to the mar The clandestine character of the mar riage was due to some private reooons which aro not and which their friends do not feel called upon to give to tho Blanche who is not yet twenty arrived jiere ahdwoiit a at 612 Seventh On Thurs a orirl baby was Wales was telegraphed for and arrived on tho earliest Subsequently tho young woman was re moved to the Harrison on Third ave near Ocean where she still Then Nicholas Goodlot arrived from and acknowledged the young woman as his AN ELECTRICAL The Body of Joseph illnccl Sizzled and Twisted in the THE PUBLIC WAS NOT DEBARRED o and promise to buy of and a few This not satisfy an a ew Jays ago he camo to this he 10 has jived at the JimFisk on Park Yesterday morning he entered the store at 30 John street and waited until its pro prietor As soon as Gesswuin en ured Deyhle approached him and said ho de sirod to talk with him qnprivace business entered Gcssweins nrivato ofllo Managers of the Big New York Theatres Write tfte SUNDAY WORLD of the First Dramatic THEY DEMAND Pennnrlvanlni Colored Totem Lose Faith In Republican TO THK Executive Committee of the Democratic Colored of held a meeting hero today and adopted an address whioh Is likely to set the colored people of the State to The address contains among other things the following We have been faithful to the Republican party sinoo our mut of our franchise almost to a but have fuUndfwaTraJHsa andcfljol thera rei he lloysl We been olea and feted with and have seen reap the reward of our labors when the beat o ippaten was Aforoiirner entering our alBtivo halls and Jutlflln from tho roiuesentBtives ihe people assembled would never know that mpai legislative li f the Ientu to pleasun party was updonl lyaltyto tho T Je intolligence or those neirroes iiibeKuinJnff to assert and many have their ells i easuro by openly renouncing Ihu party whtoh hns ilatantly posed qusdremallv as tho negroes trionT The address declares for tariff reform in very emphatic and counsels tho Southern negroes to ameliorate their condition by ally Fng themselves with the people of their seotion i with whom their should be rather than stir ti b e interests strife They enere Gcsswens nrivato Jharles the confidential took lis plare at his There was a glass parti 4i88oy Other offerings isman John Henry McCarthy and the were many other small ijerings from personal TUB Vben Organist Stone had finished playing tto leral march Milburn recited the flV sbore no SSia When Talmage flpished speaking Deems tho regular Presbyterian sor oywil prpnounoed thebenedlo in TiaoABket was then lifted from the oaf WSS5 J38dy an Chop wft bore it down by As the members of OiMninittee formed two lim through whioh the ooffln was flurried to the Je by a number of carriages IB ersonaf Friends of the the is taSeu to Greenwood and placed in a yauF The interment will take olaoa the family have selectee a final resting p T1IBY KSEW AND LOVED rec wh jSliip Siies JOBSIO nopn contralto nnng J and Miibqrn Samuel Sullivan the the tho a servant of the an the a most hunuiiehearid Weep the weep 4e im a vein of admiraije Among the distinguished persons wh Congressmen K has loft Weep try I f hera was tilted to an excellent undemtaudlug auu a i power of anoV an indefatigable industry and danutliss In rhout luenoe anil powei to n w and ork Mayor Chamr Leigester ex o exAlderman Stenbeu gl Jerome Helson misslonerfl JMartfn Commissioner enue CoUeotoM Bulllvan ttors Cautor J qermtm Jaiaea QWWWJ and Franoia Train Sioa Ooml gev m Bttpmt and ook lion between the two desks andTKoestorcould not hear distinctly what was It Is certain that Deyhle could talk only of his Ho claimed that he had been wronged and de manded from Gesswoin with he to enter the Old Mens This wein saying that the patent was use but ho ofterod to give up the tools and an plianoes for the manufacture of the There was a pause of two or three said the olerk yesterday when testifying before the Then the In a very low voice and not at all asked You can t accede to what I as there was a report rushed into the Gesswem had risen from his He tried to got to the but foil before he reached The prisoner was taken from tho Old Slij tiou to theQprouers offlce about i waitintt for a port of a pistol anof an outoryV I the aud caught hold of the of wears ft i grizzled i sou e rather than stir tip str by the Republican which is either unwilling or unable to give them tho protection guaranteed by coiiBtilutional enact ment to all The address nays that the condition of the colored people of the South was far better during President Clovolands terra of office than it is and concludes as follows We are not offlce but vlow the situation We thereforl 27io Stiperlntcnacnt of the Electrical Com pany Says that Deitth Easnltcd from Not More Titan 7SO 1lrc Traced to Order Given for the Removal of the Tho first electrical execution occurred in New York Tho recently enacted law which provides that criminals condemned to death shall bo executed by electricity also prohibits tho publication by the newspapers of tho details of tho death cham notwithstanding tho enterprise of the tho public may not know the effects of this new whether tho first to suffer under it dies in frightful whother ho is burned in tho flesh by the fiery or whether ho passes away unconscious of his But in tho public streets of New an electrical execution occurred that tho horrified public wore free to There was no electrical chair there was no master of executions present no Harold Brown and no Elbridso Gerry but tho victim was there and the current was this execution by electricity Just after when the rain had slackened to Homo Joseph the owner of a fruit stand at Houston and Chrystie started to clean tho side walk around the saloon of Frank Patter which occupies thn corner This is the way the man paid for tho privilege of having his stand on tho After sweep ing the sidewalk clean he uoticed that tho water was not running down tho leader which carries tho rain from tho largo iron awning Placing a box against a tolesraph polo on tho corner ho climbed to tho edge of tho iron rail supporting the He stood upon it for a moment and then started to walk down the edge to where the gutter emptied into tho The railing had boon made slinpnry by the and ho lost his To save himself ho grasped one of the thirtytwo wires that run along almost oven with tho Mecoi was still standing on the iron railing a circuit was immediately formed and a violent shock passed through his twisting it into horrible He was made insensible by the and as his feet continued to slip on tho shed ho throw UP his other grasping a lower Again his body was while liia struggles were something frightful to His feet moved further up tho and when his chest rested upon tho iron railing his neck foil directly across tho lowest His hands still grasped tho upper and as his head sank lower and lower tho wire burned and sending forth a bright blue flamo and a grayish smolto from tho burning A largo crowd bad gathered meanwhile in the street be low and gazed in horror at tho lifeless body of the man that was literally being burned apart by the Policeman of tho Eldridgo ntreot sta appeared quickly on tho and peeing tho effect tho wires Had had upon the body of tho now lifeless cried out to tho crowd to keep away from tho awning and tho George a bighearted machinist living at 212 East Houston did not know that tho man was but rushed upstairs and climbed out on the Ho caught tho man by tho logs and received a shock that made him lot go in a Thinking that the poor fel low was only suffering and not yet dead ho wont further down and grasped tho man around tho This time he received a shook which threw him upon his back on tho dazing and he was dragged into the window by three other Ho then rushed to the butcher shop of George at 3 Second and returnedon a run with who had armed himself with a meat axe to out tho He started to climb the polo with tho meat axe under his arm whon tho policeman rushed up and dragged him i ho You will be I have junt sent for a The wires belonged to tho United States Eleo trie Light which has its plants for this district on Htanton between Fontyth anil A few minutes later a lineman came running around with a pair of huge Ho olimbod tha and attor the street had moearn stopped ho out LASHED TO HER Heroic Conduct nf the Skippers Wife on a Sinking RESCUED WHEN ALL HOPE WAS CONEi PLATTS BIG Will Se He Able to Extinguish the Pestif erous Colo Only a few cents were found was and liy Whether he yninei years idium and a rather long and ed uu as is his gray Sis eyes are sunken and shaded by thick gray eyebrows his lips are thin and Mifhtly pressed He was shabbily dressed yesterday in He carried a worn in which era several small tin tbe pojioe He i care little as it is sometltneB but uudt your ballot with a view to the best interest of your Thn Queatloo which to us Oenwe afford to continue nuiklns Taorinces to continue a certain political party In r The Leading Theatrical Write flf Their First Suooeases for the SUNDAY SHOULD HAVB IWVITDD UIS Ihe Trouble Which Hefol a IMah Who Took Two Other to the a sensation at Palmers Theatre last night before the certain wont whioh had not been announced on the Shortly bofore the doors opened a very attractive wprnan of the blond type was noticed in tho shadow of the upper At 8 when the vesti bule was most crowded and tho line at the box was strung out pretty well to the a gentlemanlydressed man came alonjt Broad approached the theatre aud WAS about to go Ho bad on each arm a and all three appeared in best of QuioTc as a flash the lady in the shadow of the upper door sprang makine her waylhroimh the crowd with considerable nmde a dash for the man 004 seized njni by tbe collar of the soeae Surprise and pk posnetislon of the man the his arms and beat a haVty re leaving tlie but possession I the Hod to pacify the indignant the Boeae consternation took two ladies let go his treat up Broadwi gay LochaiTo In The man attemp but with It was all of no away bi no oiimbecl tbo am beon cleared ami tho tlie bottom Thoy fell to tho omit ting blue while tho people on theedgo of the crowd fled as if some wild animal had suddenly broken The lineman thon cut the wiros at the other end of the and tha body was U bad boon almost suspended by the and when they woro out it foil to tlio streot fifteen foot and was removed to tho station In a peddlers wagon Around tho mans nook was a ring of dirk and on the right extending from tho buck of the nook to the front of the wan a bloody scarred and soamod as if tho wound had been made by u rodhot Tho wire had severed tho windpipe ami tho riant Jugular and as noon as it was released from tho deadly of the wire tlie wound bled The right eyebrow was scarred with a line of about two inches where the wire had and every finger in the mans hands was almost severed at the where ho had grasped the They looked as if ho had grabbed a piooo of iron heatod to His right side had several long soars upon it whore Vhe wires had and hid left foot was badly tho wire having gone tho who occupies the was attracted to tho window by their Ho had been at work with an employee named Charlos gnssman and an Samuol BarnblW Dorlmari raised tho window to see what the oS citcment was and as he did so he touohed tlio iron clasps and received a severe SusBman was shocked at tho namo timo and in tho samp but neither of them knew what it IJiey went back to their machines to but no sooner had they touohed the metal than they all received a including tho Tho wheels actually seemed to be alivo and would impart pricking sensations whenever they were A gaspipo ran alone the wall behind Suss manH and bo grasped it to steady 1 hat was more hvo than anything and he was almost thrown from his While the crowd was still watchinij smoko bogan to puff out of the old A policeman ran around to Hook and Ladder in Canal and returned with three By this time the oaves wore on firo and the electricity was splut tering more bravely than A fireman ran tho building of tho United States Electric Light Company and brought a who twisted tbe cuds of tho broken wiros The firemen thon put out the little They discovered that the broken ends of the dead wire had prosned against tho old boards until thoy heated and thon ignited Ino cause of tho flro is put down as boing tho snmo an that of tho mysterious firo in Grand street Tuesday whon tho United States Woctrio Light Company declared that tho wires wero dead and could not havo done any Last night an order was given by the olcotrio light company to make all the dead wires THEIR FATAL Two Practical Jokern Brine Tlielr friend a Horrible TO THE GLENS have just come to light regarding the doath of John an employee at tho mills of tho Lake George Pulp and Paper which show it was the direct result of an idiotio practical joko of his Gordon cumo into the mill fooling tired and lay down on some with a swiftly re volving shaft almost directly over While ho was aaloop tho jokers tied ono end of a rope around his feet and concluded to throw the other end over tho thinking that it would aroiiso Gordon from his slumber and badly frighten aud then they would cut tho ropo and tree The plan worked admirably with tho exception of ono vital Tho end of tho rope was thrown over tho shaft wh ch was making 125 revolutions a It caught in tho whirling mechanism and before either of the men could prevent tho body shot up into tho and his waking cry of surprise was the only sound he over Ho was whirled around and around by tho machinery and hurled with terri ble force againnt a Death was instan Tho body was horribly appalled by tboir fatal tho men who encom passed tho stood stiiplfled with With tho shock went the reason of ono of tho miserable Tho other will probably bo held criminally responsible for Gordons Sow Shop Girls Keep House on a Sundays ttli hwoToT IsTwJ lid pi 01 nown Meoci was thirtyfive years of age and lived with his whom ho had married only throo weoks at Ohryutie next door to MB littlo fruit His wife waa pot at homo whenlie was but called at the Btation at 7 oolook to have the body ro movod Robert a clerk in tbe drug store of stated that while Sleocis throat waa on the wire a IOUR sheet of blue with camo out from each The man was suspended for fully flye minutes he and there waa an odor of buvntoft T of United States Electric Light said that tho current had beon turned on a few minutes before oclock Ihe wires running along where the man fell sup ply thirty giving volts to each He thinks that Mecei was killed by about 000 but ho cannot ascertain the exact fores of tho current until At anv rate It waa not over 7flO The police of the Eldridge street in their report yestordgy morning to acting stated that tho electric wires which have been roving about tlie east causing much had been the means of start ing aiiothor The scouo of the trouble was at lao Heater an old weatherbeaten frame 8onie time ago an electric lamp which had been suspended over the street from was Tho stringing across the had beon BUS SENT BULLETS AFTER TUB A Hoc Chaao and a Battle Over the Re moval of County TO THE KANSAS the citizens and officials of Garliold were attending a county judicial convention last evening County Treasurer Williams packed all the county books in took from tho safe all important and just after moonriso placed thorn in n wagon driven by two men from tho rival town for George who lives in a wing of tho saw tho act and raised an and a moment lator tho people armed with riflos and Tho escape of Williams was cut ho took another and was followed by a lively but naithor he uor hia oom rndcjs were Horsos were tbon secured by the liavanna men and a wild rano Tlio Williams party paused two men bound for and by shrewd work caused the pursuers to take tho wroiiK Eminence people were aroused by this and a small battlo took during which a horse was shot and two men In mean time Williams aiidltho books had arrived by a roundabout The excitement in both towns is Bow ISeoaaie a Theatrical Rend the SUNDA Y HeavytVelalit Aldermen In the I SPECIAL TO THE 13 Aldermen Wicks and Grandin raado a fine exhibition of themselves thin afternoon by a scrapping match in which both got soundly pounded about the The quarrel rose out of a personal dis pute that first manifested itself in a Common Council Wicks called Grandiu a whorenpon tlio other promptly struck him in tbe Then Wicks led with a terrific right liaudoron the At this point bystanders in Both men are and their combined weight is over five hundred PI Weather for Jalana ana Con clcruilv wvatlwr and light atiahtly easterly For JSuatern New Eastern ana New light sltgiillu easterly The following record shows the changes in the temporaturo for the past twentyfour in comparison with the corresponding date of last as indicated by the thermometer at Perrys Driton Two Days and mghts Before tha fearful Hurricane Incoming Vessels All Bring Feins of tho Sten lost from a PilotBoat The Gala Tho JPaodtts from Atlantic thrilling tales of shipwreck and of heroic battlo for lives and vessels against tho howling winds and wild aud furious of a womans noble heroism and devotion to her little ones and her dauutless skipper husband amid all tho horrors of wore related yesterday by an army of gallant sailors who havo valiantly fought the terrible storm whioh has just swept our The storm has now spent its and tho advance guard of the stormbatterod fleet mado port yesterday with the first accounts of tho storm at It numBerod nineteen two four ono brig and one A little band of shipwrecked mariners was res ouod by tho steamship whioh got from Charleston yesterday after a terrible struggle with the Tho rescued party consisted of of the Norwegian bark his a young woman of rare their two little a boy and a and thirteen They were exposed for two days and two nights to the fury of the every minute anticipating that a wavo would sweep them from their waterlogged They wore picked up just as they had abandoned all hope of Bull told his story to a WOULD while his bravo little wife nursed his wounds as ho lay in a berth on the On the morning of 3 the Alsylvia weighed anchor at Perth Amboy and sailod for For four days fair weather pre but on the afternoon of threatening clouds obscured the tho barometer began to fall very rapidly and the wind As tho night carao on it became dark and Tho barometer was still falling and every hour tho whioh was inow from tho was increasing in About 10 oclock Sunday night the storm had increased to a wild Tho ship waa now in longitude 70 and latitude Bull decided to heave hoping for some abatement in the A terrible soo was running and giant waves were making a clean sweep of tho vessels Monday the storm Tho heavy battering which tho vessel received from the waves bogan to tell and she began to Pumps woro but tho water increased Tuesday morn ing tho pump wells woro sounded and disclosed nearly three feet of water in tho aud it was fast Bull concluded to head for and all under bare polos ho scudded before tho blindly making his way for land in oaso he should have to abandon his Amid tho hurricanes wild his vessel nearly tho lights of tho Fathom Bank Lightship wore dimly visible oarly Wednesday The vessel now had over ton feet of water in her 13 or deoks and cabins were almost a complete wreck and ovory ono aboard was exhausted from ex To lighten tho ship and to try to keep hor head up to tho wind Bull out away the fore and main This did not help mat ters The ships dock was almost flush with the water and the crew endured untold That night tlio cabins were entirely flooded and Bull and hor two little children had to CO up on the poop while tho Captain and his men bravely tried to keen their vesaol afloat until assistance came to After a wild and weary during which the seas con stantly dashed over tlie compel ling Buil to lash a child to each of lier arms whilo they grimly faced their Thurs day morning dawned and found tho Alsylvia ready to sink at any Although the wind and soa had moderated only a trifle Bull launched his two boats and all hands left the They eet signals of distress and rowed a short distance from their Hope at last came to Away in the tanco a steamer was sighted bearing down upon It proved to bo the Both boats rowed towards the and after a most perilous trip reached hor in Bull aud her two children woro so weak from hunger and exposure that they could hardly speak whon thoy aboard tho JIoKee and his orow treated them with great Bull and hia wifo ask THE WOBLD to pub licly thunk all tho officers and crew for the hu manity which thoy dioplayed towards The lost vessel was owned in Bull being a part Another stormbattered ship was the Cleopa from which place she left lust Wednesday Immediately after leaving nhooaucht the At oclock Thurs day sho sighted the threemasted schooner Ade also from She was flying signals of being out of The soa was still very high and tho galo blowing First Officer Luce and Bailors Sand etrom and Green volunteered to risk their lives in getting provisions to The brave fellows Tho captain of the schooner said that ha had lost a man Four days overdue from Havana the Ward City of Columbia arrived yesterday mora She oaucht tho worst of the storm last She rolled and pitched about unable to make any aud for nearly two days drifted about helplessly at the mercy of the wiud and Tho Cienfnegos from tbe Nueces the City of San Antonio from the El Dorado from New all had similar but none sustained any The Old from reports having mot off Fenwiok Island early the schooner Itobert aud in a leaking The Old Dominion took the schooner in tow and brought her into the Delaware Late yostorilay evening Life Saving Station 1 reported that two men boTongins to tha pilot boat were drowned yesterday movvimi just outside of the Tha men were about to board a A big wave struck thoir yawl and capsized oar wiuuiuDK UB iruiii from the City Fernandiua Tha the corner of the house remained 10 from which tlio nan beon supposed to bu dead pharmacy 3 teuiuerutore poramru lor data last New Fall Vogol of Broadway BBC Houston ana Eighth aud 42d have tjjeir Fall Stock of floe readymade Clothing for men aud boyii BOW I tested wwj v the yawl was found on the beach T Lawrence is the station boat thjit driven from her anchorage by the WONDEB WHAT FRIGHTENED Atlantic Oltv Beoovera from the SPECIAL TO tax 1 ATLANTIC ocean no longer threatens Atlantic The storm has abated aud the heavy clouds that for the past week have hung over the place like a pail have been scattered by tbe sun and are scurrying away to tbe The Oamden and Atlantio Boilroad is now running about on schedule Both the At Oity aud Went Jersey roads are busy pairing their but it will be at least three or four days before they are in running There a great exodus from the city People who have been imprisoned sij and who did not care
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