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Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1890, Olean, New York SIXTEEN PAGES. PAGES 1 TO 8. The Olean Democrat. VOL. XI. J <4f CLEAN, CATTARAUCUS CO." NEW YORK, THURSDAY, JULY 3, I 890. NO. 32 Til KM POOM SEALED, NO HOPE OF RESCUING THE TOMBED MINERS ALIVE. EN- Another and (ireliter sr Imminent. A Fierce Usi-ing Into the Mouth of the Hill ruriti Magazine 1'regrmint With Against Hope Blasted. DCNBAH, Pa., June is no longer any hope-and faith in the indus- trious rescuers ha- been abandoned. The entombed miners cannot be rescued now. A furious fire has sealed their fate, and if their dead bodies escape the hungry flame? the pilfering rats that infest the will have gnawed them beyond recogni- tion. Death never came to men in a more revolting form and affliction never fell heavier on the bereaved This has been an awful, yet even a greater disaster threatens. Afire, lierco as a whirlwind, is raging for 2.000 feet down into the yawn- ing mouth of the Hill Farm mine. Deadly gas generated back of the burning mine, and the ponderous hill into which the Hill Farm, the Ferguson and the Mahon- ing pits are driven is a mighty ning fairly pregnant with death. The lightest stroke of a miner's pick would explode it. and the effect of such an explosion would be awful to contemplat0. The rescuing party has withdrawn from the face of the Mahoning pit. A strong guard has been placed at the mouth of mines to keep out the im- patient, restless miners, who would rescue the unfortunates on their own account. The flames at the Hill Farm mines are hot enough to drive away invaders. Fire started in the mouth of the Hill Farm pit shortly after 9 o'clock last night. It fol- lowed promptly after the drill entered the burning For two hours before the flames burst out huge billows of smoke, black, dense and deadly, rolled over each other into the air and drifted upward, forming a ponderous monument of mourning to the dead inside. A rumbling, rushing sound like a swiftly moving train through a tunnel preceded the flames. Secretary Watcborn, Superintendent Hill and the United Press reporter were at the pit mouth awaiting the outbreak. To the experts the smoke indicated ap- proaching fire, and for half an hour before its arrival its coming could be heard. Long before the fire reached the pit mouth it could be seen licking up the timbers io the mine, and the steady stream of water which rippled down the slope seemed only to inspire and encourage to wilder efforts the angry fiend. It was indeed an awful sight, and when, with a brilliant flash, the column of smoke was ignited the heavens seemed aflame. Fantastic figures of fire darted hither and thither, chasing each other to the clouds and burnfng a huge hole through the gloom of night. The surrounding coun- try was lighted up, guiding the excited, nervous crowds to the scene. Those who had been watching at the Mahoning mine hurried over the hill to the flre. The peo- ple of Dunbar who could see the reddened heavens from the village rushed about in confusion fearful that another calamity had occurred. The families of the entombed miners who have waited and watched until their grief had become deadened aroused and their suffering and distress carne to them anew. Neighbors cathered into each stricken home, and while they comforted the living they prayed for the dead, and Avhile they watched the fire they seemed j mentally to bury their loved ones. The heading in the Hill Farm mine was i not accompanied with accident. James Barnhill. a practical miner, guided the drill, and when he touched the objective point he secured a srrten bagful of the air and then the rescuing part" was ordered out of the pit. Inspectors Keighley, Black and Evans then examined the faee of the mine, after which they left the place to consult. They decided that any attempt to break through the dividing wall might be ac- companied by accident. The suspension of work just when the i unfortunate miners were almost within reach has been a great divappointraent I here and has s-till further enraged the j people. The false reports sent out daily by the mine nr-- had led them to hope against and when the fire started last the feelinrr was in- tensely bitter ajzain-t who they would hold respon-ihje for the delay. A party is heins made up to go down in the mine. It is almost certain death for the volunteer- and there is, excite- ment. i bout AN ACT OF GALLANTRY Causes Young JIa: ried Man to Lose His Life Near Koel-.ester. X. Y, Karasiuski, a young nvit i i e who thirty vears ago took up a.-rusaoMiast the government. The snienumunt was 132; nays. Mr. Ilemphill of South Carolina offered in aiiH-i.-lment eliminating from the bill I e i revision for the United States board-CL and providing that from the returns of the supervisors the chief -iipervisorshalltabulateandforward to the shaker of the house to be submit- ted by him to the house the results as they appear therefrom in each congressional TUr. Mr out i. Hi (up 'Hi i nrnemlments were adopted sum. lull's amendment to st en n.'tys, 1 !s. then moved to strike eiKuiLjes the law so i ion of jurors in the h; v- of courts. i'" d'scu .-ion tin- anieii'ln 1 111, nays, r-ni'i1. Lehlb.'ieh and JJud v> i.' 1.....u-cr.it- in t lie alliruiativc J't'n ker of n'Vereii an i tli.it applif ,1'i-n for su i- made the eiiit-1 ...M til-application beioi-e 1 rt h thf com t to ii- aniii: v. iieth-r to yriut the a-iplirat'cii. Pending a oil this amendment tho ji jv OIY a t uiiui o I' tea TRIBUTE TO B. il IJiiiik to P AT THK i Ii in hanil- ,s t I] Comn firm A .F ik (fit in h< .x-n isor circuit .ift.-r a terd-iy ix Tin: ivorcN. July sprite yes- morning pas-L-1 bill to the leasing of t< hool lands in Oklahoma. Mr. Plumb explained the bill. The leases are not to be for a longer period than five years, and the necessity tor the bill arises out of the fact that homesteads have settled upon these lands not knowing that they were school and that special agents from the general land office have been serving notice? on the to move. The Idaho bill was then taken up and Mr. Vance made a speech in opposition to district under his jurisdiction, in which Sad Death of Nelson A. Graves. ROCHESTER, N. Y., June A. Graves, one of the oldest members of the Monroe county bar, and a resident of this city, was instantly killed on the Central railroad a short distance from here at Penfield station Saturday. He left his home in the morning and took a train for Fairport, intending to visit his daughter, Mrs. Frank Daugherty, who resides at that place. It is supposed that he left the train at Penfield and started to walk down the track. He was struck by a light en- gine. ________________ A Body Found in Niagara River. NIAGARA FALLS, X. body found in the river be-low the falls Saturday afternoon been identified as Charles Oberbt, assistant armorer of the Sixty-fifth regiment, and resides on Allen street. Buffalo. Oberst was here yes- terday and says her husband left home on the evening of June 10 for the purpose oi buying some fisli and never returned. On that day a man was teen to jump -from Goat island bridge. The remains were taken to Buffalo to-day. New York State Death Rate. ALBAXV, July monthly bulletin of the board of health just issued out daily that the death rate per 1.000 population of the cities, villages and larie towns re- cirded separately is 21.02, their ayirrcgate population being about Ifvnunic cau-ed 131 deaths in each which is lower than the average for May aivl lower than at anytime inl'-.Mt. It j'n ths DROPPED FROM THE CLOUDS. Narrow from Death of a Female Aeronaut. continue to increase, and deaths fioni diarrhea arr .Tini" of oity nnmc'l Thur-day jump at P-vf-rirs p almo-t :n lialloon had namwd French, wns fore' "U n ?mu ptrmnt'-d t'. -linnt W.T; n-'t r 'i _A Hull, i ir v io woman ho pro Th nn hen tL? ernplovc Alhanr City llanh Aunsy. X. Y.. Julyi f of the cnrreiicy has 'J :r of the- Albany City i; l.y fraud of itsim.ii wi'hjn thirty day.- its the surplus r f th annulled this act ha-j been in force. Mr. HuckalfW of Pennsylvania favored the air. 'iidment. Mr. Kowell of Illinois opposed amendment and favored the bill. lireckenridgeof Kentucky said that the bill put it in the power of the United States courts to substantially control the house of representatives. Mr. McComas of Maryland opposed the amendment and favored the bill as in the interest of free and fair elections. Mr. Mills of Texas pointed out the dan- gers which might arise from the applica- tion of the law. Suppose the house was Democratic by twenty-five majority, and was so shown by certificates of the various governors; suppose the supervisors certi- fied twenty-five majority to their way and the clerk of the house acted upon this cer- tificate, what would be the result? Gen- tlemen ought not to forget that this was the Anglo-Saxon race which was jealous of its rights and never counted the cost of holding and them. Mr. Kerr of Iowa said it was the duty of the house to see to it that the people of the country were represented by the men whom they had in fact elected to repre- sent them. Mr. Caruth of Kentucky ?aid that he had heard a good deal about a free ballot and a fair count. According to the Re- publican doctrine, "a. free ballot is one that elects our ticket, and a fair count is are that counts tis in.'' The purpose of this bill was to perpetuate the Republican party in power. They claimed that the Republican party had done nothing for the Mr. Dolliver of Iowa believed the had come when the Republican party must discharge not only its but its duty to the American people, ami he hoped the Republicans would stand as one man for the sanctity of American citizen- ship. Mr. Gates of Alabama in. opposing the bill criticised severely the power given to hundreds of court house rounder- to have the elections plated under federal control so to have themselves madesupfvisorf Mr. Ma.-ou of Illinoi-s said the South counted the negro a voter when the cen- sus taken, and the Republican- no-.r proposed to do him justice and let him rote. A Democratic ttnator a few igo admitted the suppression of the neirro rote, and wanted to know what to Ix? dove p.i.out it the aasv.-er. Mr. M.ison. in this little bill. of stcjjt' build ill v.a- y.f n of vote the bill. He claimed that the proposed constitutional steps by the people of Idaho for admission to statehood had not been taken, and that the territory did not have a population sufficiently large to entitle it to admission to the Union. At the close of Mr. Vance's speech the bill was passed without division. The conference committee appointed on the part of the senate disagreement on the legislative appropriation bill reported that the house refused to agree f o the senate amendments and declined further con- ference. The only alternative was failure of the bill, or a recession on the part of the senate. Mr. Dawes moved that the senate recede and that motion led to a long discussion on the subject of clerks and compensa- tion. The senate finally refused to recede. This means that unless the house or senate reconsiders its action of Monday the legislative bill will fail and anew the legislative bill will have to be prepared j and Mr. Hiscock moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the senate determined its action, and that motion is now pend- ing. Mr. Reagan addressed the senate on his bill to prevent transportation of merchan- dise in bond through the ports and terri- tory of the United States into the republic If Mexico, and to restore the privilege Whenever the Zona Libre has been abol- ished. After a short secret the senate at 5 p. m. adjourned. A FRUITLESS SEARCH ENDED. .f the Most Kver Seen in Hen- drleks I the Memorial to Her Famous Ilushaiid Governor Hovey I'ays a Tribute to (he Memory of the Ex-Vice President. 1 vniAXAroLi'. movement which culminated in the ULI- veilins: by Mr-, Hendricks of a monument to her dead husband was a non-partisan one which had its inception Dec. T, jn a meeting of representative of 'lu- dianapolis- of all parties. The monument is the work of Kkhar-l H. Parks, a celebrated sculptor of Flor- ence. Italy. The design on the pcde-.tr, 1 is of the Doric order, ornamentation beinic judiciously but .sparingly u.-ed. The general dimensions are: Base 21 feet square with a projection of 4 feet on the right and left sides, 0 feet high, form- ing attached pedestals for allegorical seated statues of heroic size, representing Justice and History. The entire height is about 40 feet, in- cluding the portrait statue of Hendricks, 14 feet in height. The parade, which was a notable one, moved at 10 o'clock. At the monument the exercises were as follows: Welcoming address by Governor Kovey; music by a chorus of 500 school children; invocation by Rev. J. S. Jenkes: historic statement by President Rand; unveiling of the monument by Mrs. Hen- dricks. Dedicatory ode by James Whitcomb Riley; address by Senator Turpie; bene- diction by Bishop Chatard. The Bates, Grand and Dcaison hotel, where Governors Hill, Campbell and Fran- cis were respectively quartered, were great centres of attraction and visitors as well as residents of the capital beseigedthe rotundas and the street outside in the hope of getting a view of the distinguished gentlemen or hearing a speech. The three executives drove to the state house shortly after 10 o'clock, and, after being introduced to each other by Governor Hovey in his private parlor, an in- formal reception for a couple of howl. Meanwhile the various divisions of the parade began to form at their designated rendezvous, and at 1 o'clock seven guns were fired as a signal, and the head of the column moved. The metropolitan police led the way, with Chief Marshal Uefler and a mounted escort close in the rear. The first division, commanded by Col. VT. Juecker, was made up of the Second Regiment infantry, Indiana LegioS, In- tli 1; Packer, bank, i ".r 'f exani- i fi ;yuo and It is his check f in i fied it and housp; that L'fi i-'ivniu.iHy, drew for ij, ti ojlly 'ik: that. pn he certi- ptit it UK clearing this- was not en- tered on the books of the- bank, and that it was only discovered when Bank Exam- iner .-turgis found the check among the bank'.- paper-. Packer the proceeding is an out- rage. but he will come out of it with hands. A NEW PHASE IN THE LAW. be No Trace of the Buried Miners to Work Abandoned. PlTTSBURG, July Times' special from Dunbar .says: At (5 o'clock last night hope and work were abaildoned at the Hill Farm mine, and the dust or ashes of the thirty imprisoned miners may rest beneath the Dunbar Hill until the last day shall come. The last exploring party entered the mine at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. They did not come out until 7 o'clock at night. Three of their number had entered to within a few hundred feet of the subter- ranean fire and had found the dinner buckets and blouses of two of the men. The explorers suffered from the intense heat and black damp and scarcely esl with their lives. It was a trip to crates of the most realistic and pracHcal hell that could be found on this earth. The explorer-, visited nine place.- where the men were known to have at woik. Their picks and .-hovels were found lying where they had been dropped One mule was found dead and putrified. Otherwi-e no trace of the men could be found. The explorers then voted to aban- don the work of recoverv. Superintendent after this, told the men t'iar the company would on Thursday pay'Iif-n tl-- dne, and a lvi-ed then 'o work wherever they r-ould secure it. tin- the irrente-t i ia enfi'-'l The lid. attempt to m property a- they can. Ti ..ml its restoration ta-k. n i- :i of the JI.II.P i- be it and c ai.oiit the SWEPT AWAY BY FLOOD. pt roller T-3. IV-mb M 1 ff, I" a Ir tTfi of thirty f t )-y a bur I I'lst uper. th.it >r.Tik. fir iT- 3 SlT. J.O'lL'f ir.iendim-Tii of nny r- ni i' iu- i 1 j reform and "f M .i.'-hus-c-its oiT.-r-r] i rr'-> that as a- th" the bo.trd had IKITI nn': .n v. -iva.s a r.n. I..; i-y mrtion 1., f r Kffirru of a in Ohio. Carried AIT.TI. 7. -vn 2. A :i i i" a A .171'3 1 J. l" T pth iv bv ri i -f nod r r J -i i t Light artillery, the Knights of Pythias and the Knights of Honor. The uniforms of the military with their gay plumage and the regalia of the civil- ians combined to present a brilliant spec- tacle. The second division was led by the Hen- dricks club of Indianapolis. J. B. Curtis commanding. Its members marched in a square as a special escort to the carriage containing Mrs. Hendricks, President Rand of the Momxment association, and Senator Turpie, the orator of the day. One continuous volley of cheers greeted the venerable widow" as the carriage moved slowly along, and Mr.-. Hendiicfcs who looked somewhat p.ile bat fullv com- po-ed. smiled and bowed her thanks to the people. Eeliind thecarriage in columns of fours, the members of the Young Men's Gray- club, Cleveland club and Byuum club marched. In the third division were the visiting clubs from Indiana and other states under command of James R. C.irnah.in. Following carriages with Governors Hiil. Campbell. Francis and Hovey and tlieir e-corr-. committees of the Monument "-Board of Trade, commercial clubs, and the judi- ciary. county and city The sidewalk-; were thronged with peo- ple, who cheered the governors, the club-J from abroad and the veteran organiza- K.-ich division had of niueic stul rarrif >l flag- and banner- witho :t num- ber Thousands of pc-f the mouument. and when "r-. k- and ti.e r-inie in the ar- ry ry fired a salute of nine guns. tL.-> were iuaugnraieJ -.vith nn by the hand. Then the chorus of school children th- -Model with crand tffe-t Hcvey c the as- A Wine Company's Drummer Arrested in Missouri. ST. JOSEPH, Mo., July Lowen- stein, a drummer, traveling for a Tfihe company of this city, was arrested Sftaoly night on a warrant issued at Sabetha, Kan., accompanied by a requisition Governor Frances, charging him with selling and taking orders for liquor at; Sa- betha. Lowenstein is the first traveling man arrested for taking orders, and the outcome is looked forward to with great interest by wholesale liquor men here. Topr K A, Kan., July case brought by. the original package liguor be- fore the United States circuit court to ig- straia County Attorney Welch from pros- ecutiag, was begun here Monday. GOVERNMENT WORK. Contracts Awarded by the Superintendent of Public "Works. ALBANT, July superintendent of public works has awarded the following contracts: For substructure of bridge connecting {Iain street and Caledonia avenue, Roches- l r, George For building a culvert at South James street in Rome, C. Langtry, For dredging the Hud'son river between Cuyler and Bogart lights, P. Brunei- kamp. Syracuse, 10 cents per cubic yard. Dredging at Xew Baltimore light, E. M. Payne, Albany, 1C 9-10 cents per cubic yard. Another Whitecap Outrage, RICHMOND, Ind., July dead body of "William Henshaw >yras found in the middle of the road Monday morning, twelve miles north of'here. Two pistol balls were found, one "having pierced his heart, and the otke- his body. The mur- derer then set fire to his clothing. Foot- prints showed that several men im- plicated. Some time ago HenshaV re- ceived a "Whitecap notice that he had bet ter quit paying attention to a girl and it was while he was returning from a visit to his sweetheart that he was murdered. Large Transier of Land. CHICAGO, July paper here says tjto transfer was filed Monday of neatly acres of land south of the Calumet UEtm and Steel company's mills at Cummmgs, the consideration for which will be 000. The purchasers are Washburne, Moen Co.. the great wire concern. Several hundred thousand dollars will be expend- ed on improvements, and the firm will erect works capable of giving employment to between 3.500 and men. Convicts Kill the Guard and Escape. RUSK. Tex.. July convicts at a coaling camp, sixteen miles south of heip. the guard and he was afterward found dead in the road several bullets in hi- cead The then visited other camps and liberated three other A large force of officers are in purs-iit d it is feared bloodshed will follo-.v-nhc-n convicts are overtaken, as they -ecured firearms from fatal houses and -nil! right. Terrific in Wisconsin. terrific stonm both side? of this city Mqo- day Tek-craph wire- pr north and west, and tra hi-re and were force? feel the-.r-VRV over tho flooded by the A deluge fell at the -incl re-ports fraia the r' :-t nf ;i.--v state that fbe a- to 5 to order of the in 'I a tntVi they had met hy liari'l i'3.v3 ment Th 'IJK h tin- in r Jjr-n V-. e to the :jiei3iorv Uic last -f A f-rr.if rythtan C'onclavp. VA'i.ir 0 thousand -.r-j a.n.n'y erer" 1 fur tLe _ T ntinue- -ho werii follow- 'o ;i c -M3i3 3.000 tents. a Tramp to Tn niv.3-" to zary .-up and h.-- r-hargf -T-owinchis bofly 11." if tun- of the K v He Fire. Jarre.- Mf-c- In tl.f of K.