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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah                                Part First Pages 1 to 8 VOL 146 SALT LAKE CITY UTAHi SUNDAY MOBSTrSTG MARCH 30 1890 THE LOUISVILLE DISASTER The falter of Deaths Will Probably Kcaeh One Hundred THIRTY FUNERALS TAKE PLACE TODAY Offers of Aftsistancc from Many Property TJOSS Not so Great as Firnt ures for the Kelicf of the Destitute March JTiHBtrxr Dis San Kracolsco Chronicle The early night train on thn Louisville St Lottfs Thursday night had a raco fop thft anrl for three minutes shriek of escaping steam mingled with tho screams of the passansors arid nf the tornado Soon after crossing Sail river bridge twenty miles below Louis ville the engineer hfiard au Indescribable noise and aqtuier cloud in Uo southwtjst told him of danger Tho track there Is a Jevol for some miles and ho know that to caught in thai place meant death to hlrn MJlf and passengers Ono long blast of the whistle and throbtlo WHS pulled wlrlo openMadly nisliM1 thonnslno swaying from side to sldo while i perfect rnigned among crow fuirt passengers When all hope softmod gono the tornado crossed tho track In front of tho flying train and tho rhoadful suspense was over Tho passpntffirs did nor fully their danger mi Ml Ihoy pulled and found thfl track from FourtfwnLh to covorod with Uofis ana houses and thn west ond n muss of ruins resembling only of tho groat Charley ton SAVING March 20 fAssoclatofl Tnrnporary mrifs iro being put on whenever possible Hundreds of hogsheads of exposed tobacco aro bolriK nartod to ware houses In splto of all olVorts however aov cral thousand hogsheads romaln unprotoctod on tho second third and fourth doors I horo will bo corisldfiriiblo clangor In reaching those as they scorn ruady to topplo into thu street Tho stroots In distilotr worst damaged aro still plckotcid Rlsowhoro wagons and nllibut more Hlph Isoors are allowed to pass BxprlredHof nujti uto trying to save BoUds Many of those employed in tho wreckage arc paid by tho Hoard of Trade Commission Whenever help Is desired It Is Hvon At Falls City Hall tho men under tho direction of the chief of police are still at work TUB NUMBEH OV DEAD tip to early this morning eightysix bodies Wro taken from Falls City Hall and tho cellar at Eiphteonth and stroots Tho Amoral belief Is tha tat least forty more bodies arc In the dancing hall ruins Tho latest and most IntelliRont wtlrnato of tho dead throughout the city will not exceed 150 This is careful and fairly ac curate The Masonic committed has wired the following to Lcandor Kurdlck grand Ohio From what wo can gather there are anontJOO houses doatroyod 200 persons in jured of whom 20 per cent will probably dlo from their Injuries and 125 doad now Pho seorn doslvious of caring for then own doad and AT THK ClTV HALf On tho site of tho ruined Falls City Hall arc mounds of brick mortar beams and liith in wild confusion and men are digging at tho base of them hunting for tho dead In all sixtyseven bodies have boon taken out Tho lust was that of 0 Lazarus a small shopkeeper at 1136 West Market streof next door to Falls City TTall Ho was In at tendance upon a lodge mooting Tho body mangled almost beyond recognition was taken to a temporary morgue established in a barber shop across tho At tho Planters Warehouse tho body of Siyi Moran a foundry man In Dennis Longs fjfon plpo works was discovered wedged bo tho beams and hogsheads of tobacco Tho remains wore taken to his homo on Twelfth street near his wife and four little ones had boon kopt In suspense When the corpse was brought in tho woman sank almost fainting into a chair covering her face with hor hands while tho two smallest children clung to hor chair walling in sympathy and tho two older ones stood by dazed with sorrow Tho family will bo in want This is only ono of u dozen similar onaos but tho citizens aro coming up bravely with subscriptions am all needs aro being promptly mot for tho present AMOUNTS OJT INSi Thoro is about of life insurance on those killed among tho laborers and mid dle classes of people in small 10cont com panies and the Knights of Honor About in tho Knights of Honor will be promptly paid by an assessment of S contr upon tho members The remaining in tho MJoontsaweok companies ma break those companies realizing only email part to the holders of policies Tho flrfc Insurance was only Tho cyclone Insurance was only S2QOO held by two liquor dealers Their Joint losses is SSOOO Tho plato glass insurance was THE NUMBER AT CITY At Falls 01 ty Hall when the hurricane struck It in the main hall weroMlllo Appe hor dancing school numbering sixty five of whom It Is feared not more thar twenty escaped Those wore children with their and fathers In a room 01 floor the executive committee of the Roman Knights consisting of members wore in session Thoo Bnglo mlcr an upholsterer at Twentythird and Market stroots was killed Towel Lodge Knights and Ladles of Honor was 1n session in tho third floor Nearly 150 members wore present when the building foil Of these it is thought not more than fifty escaped Humboldt Lodge I 0 O consisting of seventeen members was hold ing a meeting on the same floor Those who escaped wore badly injured THE DEATHS WILL REACH A It Is now pretty near certain that the loss of Ijffl will not go much above one hundred ifthat number Isrealized Up to this writing tho total number of bodies recovered and missing who It Is reasonably certain are doad is eightyeight In addi tion are about a dozen so badly Injured tha death may ensue From 150 to 200 personr were injured to an extent worth noting Probably 500 to 1000 havo very sllgh scratches TDK PROPERTY LOSS A good many of tha estimates of tho damage to property havo boon too high Tho actual loss from a financial standpoint will not bo so great as was supposed a first The tobacco warehouses wereno hurt to the extent stated Nearly all o those demolished were old buildings and comparatively small The river Is strewn with floating aeon fromthe storm from Tenth stroet totho waterworks and hundreds of skiffs aro plying ind collecting tho splintered wood work Al I gay yesterday the foamcrested wave feet high and vessels were in VrreatVdanger but through the alertness p masters none suffered much Several Shoal bargesiwere different thrilling scene occurred at the St LoulB ffiEvangelical Church H M Gersmanwasholding services Tho building a handsome brick swayed and ocked west wall began to bulge in vardly under the terrlQc pressure of the vind The roof blow off with a loud roport women scrourntsd and ono lady Miss Jarollno Ruopol fainted but Rev Gersman cinainod cool and led his flock safely to the mrsonagc where all remained until the anger was over while not officially seeking isslstance can find many places wherein it villboofthe utmost service Many were rendered homeless and penniless and some vore thrown from comfort to the icoplc are riot discouraged They have gone 0 work and this morning tinners and raa wore at work on numerous housetops The damage In houses to furniture was urge Not less than two hundred houses vore wrecked THH NUMISKIl OVICaESTIMATED it Is believed that tho estimate of and injured ut Falls City Hall has been overestimated and that the total lumber in tho the building when it crashed n was not half as tho first guesses Iaced It Mrs Mary Holsher who was in LttendaiUJO at tho meeting of the Knights 1 n I Ladies of Honor on thrs top floor says that Instead of 200 up there there ibou i so von people i n tho room J ha r urn nor in tho dancing school on tho floor below WHS also smaller than first reported She nays tho first they had or win t was a blinding flash of lignt nin and a of wind which shook hc bit lid ing The people became frightened ind were preparing leave tho building but Vieforo they con Id get their wraps tho windows were blown in tho gas wont out md a moment later thn floor caved under ilioir foot Mrs IFolshcr became uncon scious and knew no more until the rescuers Look hor out from tho debris TnK KKUKJi KUNDS The executive committee on tho relief fund has secured a largo number of adcll ional subscriptions and all cases of desti tution where Immediate action is necessary nave boon cared for Tomorrow a thorough system will be put in operation by which everybody who needs aid will bo given ro le f Where vor tho houses aro not too badly damaged repairs will bo made at once Tho amount of tho fund now in tho hands of tho treasurer is about and this is ing added to tonight Offers of aid have boon received from outside cities but Tho Hoard of Trade committee declined tho ollmof assistance for the present Mayor Jacobs said however that while ho was opposed to calling for outside help if voluntary contributions wore offered he would advise tholr acceptance He has replied In this spirit to several telegrams from outside parts The money ho says can bo usod to good advantage but as regards otlers of food clothing medical attention tho Mayor fools that Louis vlllo can houso and feed all tho wounded and distressed and bury tho doad so all offers this kind are respectfully declined OOTitlS Olf ASSISTANCE Two or throe large iriorcsintilo firms in tho East have telegraphed Mayor Jacobs to draw on thorn for StOOO and a telegram to Uio effect carno from President Tanner of tho Indianapolis Board of Trade These offers havo been accepted Tho following dispatch was received from G W Ferguson proprietor of tho SpccLalnr SAN FuANCtsco March 20 Can Bond you if you uocd it Mayor Jacobs has not replied to this tele gram a ho did not clearly understand it KNicnm oir HONOR DEATHS Tho relief committee of tho Knights and Ladles of Honor tonight roport that thore wore present at tho time of tho disaster 100 people In their They have made a careful canvas showing twentythroe dead and thirtyone Five aroknown to havo escaped unhurt Tho remainder aro still unaccounted for Some of these latter may bo doad or Injured but it will not ba definitely known before tomorrow or perhaps Monday Tho undertakers will havo more than they cau attend to tomorrow In all there will bo ab least thirty funerals THE LATEST ESTIMATE Up to midnight ninetyfour bodies havo boon recovered and it is supposed thatflvo or six more may bo found in outofthe way places Of those injured to a notlo ablo extent tho closest estimate tonight is 1H5 Of this number at least twentyfive aro lu a very critical condition THE INFATUATED WHEELERS SPRINGERS OPPORTUNITY The Great Obstructionist Will Cham pion the Mormon Cause A PROTRACTED STRUGGLE FOR IDAHO Distinguished Congressmen Who Will Advocate the Claims of Idaho Chinese Military Appropriation Agent Confirmed Any Kind of a Count Better Than No Count NEW YORK March Dis Francisco Chronicle Richard M Wheeler a brother of Miss Wheeler tho Philadelphia holross who is en gaged to Count Pappoahom has formerly declared that ho objects to the alliance on account of letters received from a cousin named Elliott in Europe showing up the counts Inner life At Munich one debtor as to whom the count owes 000 murks Ho promised to pay when ho got a rich wife for whom ho had boon looking for some time In other places too the inquisitive agent has found a similar state oC things only on a smaller scale Then onehalt of the counts estate is of no value the other half not much bettor A bomb in the Wheeler household couldnt have caused surprise or commotion Infatuated with tho idoa of marrying into a tamUy whoso blood Is blue and centuries old toe Whoolors adhero to their original estimate of tho counts character is a gay bachelor we admit but not a dryly remarked a member of the Whoolor family aflay or two ago As might naturally be expected such a budget of news hus not caused a rupture and does not effect the couut3 standing socially Elliott hus fallen into disrepute and old Mrs Wheeler has declared the marriugo will come oil1 just us soon us the prospective brides title is forthcoming To secure this title now it will to scud an agent across tho water nud as a consequencetho nuptials will bo deferred an indefinite length of time Elliott had been sent over to Europe to got a title for Miss Wheeler and report on the counts A JOKE ON THE MONARCHISTS A Hoax That Nearly Caused an Up for Dom Pedro NEW YORK March Mail advices from Rio de Janeiro toll of a turmoil in Feb ruary caused by some one sending out a telegram that Fonseca was imprisoned and the Eraporor recalled When this was made public tho pooplo assembled in largo num andcried Long live the Numbyrs of public officers were on tho point of declaring allegiance to the monarchy when news roachod them that they had boon hoaxed Tbe author of this hoax has not yot boon found It is proposed to open a subscription for Dom Pedro who is reported to bo in want and it is understood tho Government will advance him on account of his property at once and per month The contract for a oaulo between Brazil and the United States was awarded to two companies A Benefit for Buttc Montana to THE last rail of the Butte branch of the Northern Pacific Railroad was laid This road briugs Butte two milesnearerthan Helena to St Paul tind makes the rich Jefferson and commercially tributary to city Tho road will be open for traffic thathad sunk a thirtyfoot shaft on a body j nCJTU DESOLATION of very rich native and The UCtt I Fl HIlU ULOULM I lUlli large party then went in and the Indians notified the troops at Fort Wingato to take them out An expedition of seventyfive men left Gullup this morning with rations for a campaign SALT LAKE TRIBUNE BUREAU 517 Fourteenth Street WASHINGTON March 29 1SDO The determination of tbe Senate to take up Joness silver bill at an date as sures action on the silver question at the present session Tho House bill is already on tho calendar with ifavorable report The petitions pouring in from every parb of tho country for liberal legislation for silver are having their effect on Congress and on tho country and tho sentiment aroused cannot be ignored The changed feeling is very noticeable here and is commented upon by all the friends of silver In fact it is so strong that a number of the ultra Pilver men profess to believe that a free coinage bill could pass the House if prop erly brought before it TFCE IDAHO STRUGGLE Delegate Dubois expects to be able fco call up tho Idaho bill on Thursday next Great interest is being manifested in the House over the measure and a protracted debate is certain to follow the consideration of the bill Congressman Dorsey of Nebraska will have the measure and Delegate Dnbois Governor Stewart of Vermont and Cabot Loclgo of Massachusetts will deliver speeches in its favor Mr Springers amendment resubmitting the Constitution tho thoJIoiTitory and providing that all shall have an opportunity to vote thereon except such as havo been convicted of oclmo will draw out a discussion of the Lost oath clause in which tho Mormon advo cates will endeavor to how an act of Congresso can be usod to override the de oislous of tho courts and to destroy the influence of the EdmundsTucker law It is not at that can draw many members of his party to his view of tho question The struggle will be on tho iinal passage of the bill in which party Hues willbe closely drawn Delegate Dabois is certain of tho passage ofthe bill noxb week aatLbelieves that It will passthe booomo a law by May 1st Senator Platthas promisedto take up the Idaho and Wyoming bills together in the Senate and push thorn early considera w F Molliok of Mat Taylor of Eagle Rock andIsadore Smith of Idaho City areiii and will remain here until the Statehood question is decided AN INOPERATIVE tAW collector of customs at Port Oregon recently inquired of tho Treasury Department if ho would be jnsti fierl under tho act of September 13 1888 in landing three Chinese holding certificates issued by customs officers of British Colum bia declaring them Chinese merchants Assistant Secretary Tichenor informed him that tho law referred to was inoperative by reason of nonratUicatlon of the treaty upon which ifshouldgo into effect CONFIRMATIONS Robert Waugh ofIowa Indian agent for the Uintah and Ouray agency Utah Qurnby Vance receiver of public mouoy at Los M Russell register of land of iico at Cceur dAlene Idaho W Moody Fresno E J Smith Pomona E Bllkoy E William son Pomeroy NAVAL APPKQPRIATIONS Tbo House Committee on Naval Affairs has completed the naval billappropriation of which is more than for the current year Tho for tho construction of four large heavy arm ored seagoing vessels one to be the Pacific Coast and one on the Gulf of Mexico or waters tributary if it can be built there at a reasonable cost There is one item in tho bill of for Mare Island Assistant Secretary Tichenor has ordered tho release of the seized by tho cutter The President has approved the bill sus pending tho law requiring steamboats to carry certain projectilesami guns for throw A METHODIST BALLET DANCE A New York Outrage NEW YOKE March Edward Jordan of over from Jersey City on a ferry boat this evening She had just arrived from Pittsburg and was richly dressed and wore a pro fusion of diamonds She displayed a well filled purse and engaged a cab to take her to Fifth avenue Fortyfirst stroet Late in the evening an officer found her wandering about on Twenty fourth street near Seventh avenue her clothing torn and her face and hands bloody She said a cab drove up a dark street and the driver and another man forced her to give up her purse tore her rings from her fingers and her earrings from Jier ears Her fingers were badly mutilated The officer saw her to the home of her friends She is prostrated from excitement and rough handling No clew to the miscreants The Protest of the Peere LONDON March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle peers in addition to the Earl of Granville have entered a protest upon the the journal of the House against the adoption of the re port of the Parnell Commission The feel ing of disgust with the behavior of the Gov ernment is even more widespread than ap pears on the surface but nothing can ever shake the logic or reasoning of which make no account at all of the logic of events and is therefore hopelessly Xuired The Elders Were Shocked but They Kept 011 Looking CAMBRIDGE March TRIBUNE Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle A ballet dance by a pretty young society lady from this place was one of tho attractions at the Methodist Churbh entertaihihent in Water town last night It was not down on the programme The Gold oil Rule Mission had arranged a Festival to replenish its coffers and please the young people of the society There was a big crowd and the town hall was packed when the stage per formance began Tho straightlaced Metho dists didnt call itby that name All went well until the wild dance of a Gypsy maid was reached Then there was a sensation The young lady to whom tha part had been assigned as a born actress and her portrayal of the character was didnt please the Methodistelders Contrary te the custom in Methodist en tertainments the youus lady appearedin a giddy coscume cut verylow in the neck and she executed a sort of semiballet dance which it might haverbeeu appreciated by the front row habitues of the jarred upon the sensitive of the qu lot puritanical town of Watertown The elders looked shocked but they kept on conclusion of tho dance the fairy Gypsymaiden knew by the awf ul silence she had committed an unpardonable offense The older people are greatly exercised over the affair biit the young folks thinkit The Lost Digffings ALBUQUERQUE N ex citement prevails hereloyer sending of troops into the Navajo reservation party of nineteen prospectors in the Carrjso mountains miles north of hasbeen there have found the are well armed to thorr s Indians drove outa i The Windom Bill Will Pass CHICAGO March special from Washington says that a canvass made by the advocates of free silver coinage indi cates that the Windom bill with the objec tionable featureseliminated will become a law within three months As amended it will mean unlimited free coinage of can silver THE RECORD OF CRIME A WOMAN MURDERED MUTILATED AND THROWN INTO THE BIVJEK Chinese Highbinders Agree to Murder Gambling Man Attempts to Murder liis Negro Xynched Further Reports from the Storm Stricken Region THE MISSISSIPPIS MIGHTY FLOOD Great Crevasses Formed and Whole Counties Loss of Life in the TornadoSwept Incidents of the Great Storm S D March Eckliart living fifteen miles north stabbed his two sons and cut his wifes throatyesterday He was under bonds to a of attempt to kill a neighbor a week ago His family testified against vhim at the preliminary examination The injured still live TUB TRACT STORY WASHINGTON March authori ties state absolutely no story that Bridget Sweeney an old and trusted servant has confessed to having caused the recent fire at Secretary Tracy s MURDERED AND MUTILATED LEAVENWORTH March dayin the Missouririver was discovered the doad body ofa woman The body was dis emboweled both legs out off and a bullet wound in tbe head The body was identi fied as that of Mrs Mettman a Ger The dead womans daughter said that her father and mother quarreled some time ago but made up Sunday after noou the mother went to a neighborsto visit and left there at oclock saying she was going homo That was the Jastseenof her alive Efforts to get a storyfrcnvthe husband were unavailing and finally put under arrest Suspicion was aroused by his actions and a careful search of the promises showed a trail of blood on theside walk opposite the house TREASURER ABCHERS ANNAPOLIS March tlve Committee which has found a shortage of in the accounts of State Treasurer Archer has not completed its say the shortage will reach half Archer Is still critically ill and his wife and daughter aro prostrated by the develop ments SWOTT JUSTICE IN ALABAMA STANTON March a raped two little white girls one aged 9 and the other 4 He was caught and hung to a tree The smallest girl will diefrom her injuries HIRED HIGHBINDER NEW YORK March local says tho Chinese gamblers have madea contract with two highbinders to pay murder of any spy who furnishes evidence to the police Ju Sing and tianized Mongols who have been try ing to break up say that theyare aware of this contract but are not A NEW JERSEY ELOPEMENT The injured Husband Buys a Gun Pursuit GBEENTILLE March storm of Thursday drove the waters of tho swollen Mississippi over the lovees and caused great crevasses where the embankment was here tofore thought to be secure The breaks were at the eastern levee half a mile above Mound Lauding and a mile and a half below Huntington or Timber Lake plantation The overflow of water from these places will inundate a large section of country before it reaches the Yazoo river again to join the river leaving desolation and ruin in these parts submerging the garden spot of the Yaxoo delta and entirely snspendipg rail road travel The water from the Huntington break will join the outpour from the Offutt break which will inundate a large section of coun try These waters will swell the volume bearing to the west against Greenville spreading out toward Williams Bayou on the east and no doubt will blend Avith waters from the eastern break making a perfect sea of water from here to Bayou Phalia and perhaps overflowing the east lianas of thai stream The junction of the waters from these streams will inundate nearly all the plantations in Washington county in its en tire length and breadth until Sharky and Isaqueua counties are reached then con necting with the outpour from tho Skipwith break and overflowing everything in its track until the Yazoo river is reached Tho damage this will do to plantations stock houses stores towns and railroads is beyond calculation The crops will all be late and in many cases it may not be pos sible to plant at all The latest from the eastern break states that it is now 600 feet wide and increasing rapidly The water crossed to the west bank of Williams Bayou at Avondale and is six feet deep in the stores at that place protection levee in the rear of Greenville cannot last through the night EGG HARBOR CITY N March TRIB UNE Francisco tiironiclc handsome DlackeyecL wifeof John E Chamberlain of Dakota hasieloped with Edwin Smith a dashing friend of her husband Smith ap pearance hero about two asa guest of the Chamberlains intimacy with Mrs Chamberlain soon became so marked as to attractattention and comment Smith droveto Chamberlains houseyester day and a lady joined him thoy proceeded to Oarmantown where Smith has a furnished house He installed Mrs Chamberlain as mistress aud introduced her as his wife 1 A Chamberlain has gone in way to Oarmantown1 he purchased a revolver and threatens He is benowin tho house of Martin Hand a brother of his fickle wife Warrants have been procured for the Mrs Chamberlain The lady serious charges against her husband and unkind to her r Chamberlain reached the house where his wife imd Smithwere stopping this evening and entering shot at Smith Mrs Chamberlain fell knees and begged him not to shoot Chamberlain stopped and Smith escaped througha then the house and in the mairwhom he thoughtwas his revolver again and firod several shots at him when he discovered that he had made a mistake It was not Smith but one of his City of Paris NEW YORK March Francisco pie here and are exceedingly JOity of nearly1 five days overdue at Queenstowna thing altogether unprecedented tory sphs Thesteamer by tite LONDQN 1 of not FARMS JjAID WASTE March of a most distressing nature continue to bo received from this and adjoining counties swept bythe cyclone In some places en tire farms houses and barns were laid waste The town of Caledonia was partly destroyed A greatdeal of valuable stock was killed in and anumberof persons injured DESTRUCTION IN TENNESSEE GAMATIN March news of the terrible storm ofThursday night is slow to obtain and it will be tomorrow before a full list ofthe dead injured is had Every house and building benweon Bledsoa andEulia in the path of the storm was blownaway and a hundred people were in jured and aro without food or shelter It is reported that thewhole town of Dixon Springs in Smith county thirtyfive miles distant was swept out of existence by the angrycyclone Wire communication Is in terrupted Those injured by tho storm will probably recover The Chesapeake Nashville road suffers greatly In two places about 600 feet of high trestle work was destroyed and two 300ton iron bridges were blown from their pillars and wrecked The loss to stock and other property in this district is estimated at EIGHTEEN IdVES LOST A dispatch from Marion says that a large portion of that town was destroyed and four lives lost One family consisting of Mr and Mrs Jacob Montague and four daughters and the mother of Mrs Montague living in the country eight miles from Ma rion were crushed to death by the falling of their dwelling A boat moored about five miles above the mouth of Green river was dashed to pieces against a tree and a man named Krazier and his wife and sister were drowned The wounded in Marion will reach fifty at least a dozen of these will die One of the features of the storm was that both physicians were fatally injured leav ing the town in a bad way so far as medical assistance is concerned A relief committee is at work providing food and shelter for the destitute DAMAGE AT SULPHUR SPRINGS BEAVERDAM March storm did great damage at Sulphur Springs Tbe daughter of Gideon Coombes was killed and several people badly hurt FITTr KILLED AND WOUNDED MORGANPIELD March terrific hail and rain storm visited Unipntown Ky and Union and Webster counties Thursday night At Sturgis hail an inch in diameter several barns the wind was worse destroy ing buildings and wounding ten or twelve men arid For several miles in Web ster county between Clayville and Dixon it swept The wife of W B Taylor and the son of Henry Hammock an unknownman and others were killed out right Houses and barns were totally de stroyed Tho killed and wounded in Webster will number not less than fifty At Oloverport Kentucky a storm of rain and hail did great damage to property FATAL BOILER EXPLOSION WHEELING W March a boiler explosion at the axle works at South Wheeling today two men were fatally and a dozen others severely injured A BRITISH STEAMER FOUNDERS VALPARAISO March is learned tha the British steamer Gulf of Aden foun deredOn the 12th instant a hundrec roiiesbff the coast Forty of the crew and fortyone passengers were It is no known if any perished A DUTCH CHURCH THE HAGUE Holland March grand church at Abeldoorn adjacent to th was burned today NO BEST FOB RYLiANCE More Charlies Against the Toned Pastor NEW YORK March TRIBUNE Dispatch i Rylance the rector of the Wgbesttqne chTirch in the city a few days re covered by default in a or dam for slander from Vestry men Quakenbos He is again oh arged with miscoriduct of th Affidavits illed charge him averiuxv her assooi as his wile wh6m he represented to be should anegedAthathe niad3 an assault upon Joseph BK Rylance Jr deceased Withja knife threatening tx ng opprobrious language a at Springs assaulted lucrotia Rylance since deceased from hich she carried black and blue marks pon her person for several days Rylance charged with swearing while nside the chancel railing of S Dhurch during evening service standing Marks A Gift for Pasteur LONDON March an Francisco album now ready to be presented to M Pasteur s an Easter gift from his American and inglish friends The Prince of Wales has edicated on the first page and tho profes ors of the leading English and American olleees have united in signing an address The names of Gladstone Huxley and Rider ilso adorn the pages of tho album which are urther enriched by illustrations by Frede ick Leighton Alma Tadema and Du Vlaurice PRICE FIVE MYSTERY True History of the Berlin Crisis Sot Yet BISMARCKS FAREWELL TO BERLIN A Democratic Meeting WASHINGTON March full meeting if the executive committee National As ociation of Democratic Clubs was held to day Representative Wilson of West Vir jinia was elected chairman of the executive and Lawrence Gardner Wash ngton secretary of tho National Associa ion Forty Thousand Strikers MADRID March thousand em ployes in the factories in Catalonia havo struck A conference is being held with their employers with a view to adjust ment of the differences The strikers are quiet A German Spy Arrested PARIS March German spy was ar rested at Epinal Documents were found on him stiowing that there exists an organized system of espionage of French forts and lamps along the FrancoGerman frontier IIKHRISTIANITYS NAME A Touching Scene at the Station Minister Phelps Treated With Mysterious Inter view With the Labor Conference A MAN IMFAXED OX STAKES ASPEN A Supposed Corpse Gets ITp and Xeaves His Coffin and Is Tortured to Death by Superstitious Peasants ST PETERSBURG March 20 Francisco Chroniclr A very lurid light has been thrown upon the life and superstitions of the Rus sian peasantry by tho perpetration of a gruesome crime in the name of what they ake to be Christianity A rich and popu lar farmer died rather suddenly in a village of Soaroffsky He had been seen in the en joyment of excellent health on Thursday and was found dead in his bed on Friday morning He was prayed for after which he was carried to thegrave almost all the inhabitants of the village inclusive of the priest following him to the churchyard Just as the body was being lowered the lid which had been fastened rather loosely with wooden nadls began to rise up slowly and detach itself from the coffin to the in describable horror Qt ths mourners of the deceased Then the man was seen in his white shroud stretching his arms upward and sitting At this sight the grave diggers let go the cords and along withthe bystanders fifid in terror from the The supposed corpse then out of the grave and shiveringfrom cold the mer cnry was 2 degrees below zero made for the village as fast as his feeblenessallowed him But the villagers had barred and bolted themselves in against the wizard and no one made answer to the appeals he made with chattering teeth to be admitted and so blue breathless and trembling he ran from hut to hut like a rat in a burning room seeking some escape from death At last fortune seemed to favor him and he a hut the inmate of which was an old woman Meanwhile the peasants gathered together armed themselves with poles and stakes of aspen wood the only effectual weapons in a light with a wizard and surrounded the cabin The miserable man dazed by all that had happened that morning from cold and hun ger was soon overpowered and his neigh bors with many pious ejaculations trans fixed him though alive and unhurt with holy aspen stakes to the ground in the court before the hut BERLIK March 1890 by the Now York Associated Bismarck left Berlin for Friederichsrhxie his country seat today Yesterday he visited the imperial mausoleum and placed a wreath upon the coffin of WilliamI Thousands of persons gathered in Vithem stiMRse and along the route to the railway station He was greeted with stormy en thusiasm Tbo windows of the houses m the vicinity were filled with spectators The entire route was a sea of waving handkerchiefs A number of other car riages filled with friends and closed the procession When the party arrived at the station au the Ministers diplomatic corps and court and State officers were waiting to bid well to tho prince and ho was greeted by the great mass of people outside with moun tains of bouquets for the prince and princess piled high in tho waiting rooms Bismarck in a hearty voice bid well Phelps the American Minister and Von Crnprivi being among the last to shako his hand Many shed tearsarid it was alto gether and affecting scene At tho train started amid renewed cheering singing In connection with the regard evinced by Bismarck for the people it is worthy of note that on Thursday last he denied himself to all others and re ceived Phelps at private The object of the discussion excited much curi osity here Rumor the Prince made a careful statement of recent events The real history of the crisis is still wrapped in mystery The appointment of Baron Bieberstein as Foreign Secretary is regarded as definite Tho final sitting of tho labor conference was held today Minister Von Berlepsoh made a long address He believed the dele gates had arrived at decisions which would form a basis for protecting and securing the material and moral welfare of the men and had found common standpoint for a solution of the social questions ty in dividual governments according to tional circumstances In conclusion tha Minister conveyed to the delegates the Emperors thanks for their labors The conference then closed Their decisions publishedsoon Many of them have already recommend the optional establishment of courts of arbitration general observance Sunday as a holiday in all trades Throughout the conference treated theV French plenipotentiary with marked distinction Two officers and a private made anex perimented ascension in Posen Tho balloon collapsed Tbo private was killed and the officers badly hurt PanAmericans WASHINGTON March American delegates to the PanAmerican Conference gave an elaborate banquet to the foreign delegates tonight at the Washington Hotel The Cabinet Judiciary and Congressmen were also present RAILWAY CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS Works of Art to Be Whisky in the Army WASHINGTON March the Senate the bill for the completion of the entrance to Galveston harbor appropriating 000 in the aggregate but the expenditures during any year not to exceed was passed The conference report on the urgent de ficiency bill to On motion of Vorhees the Senate bill ap propriating S14C75 for the purchase of the Capron collection of Japanese works of art now in tbe National museum was passed In the discussion Hale satirized Vorhees for hisadvocacy of the measure as if it were on behalf of the farmers whose de pressed condition he pictured last week House WASHINGTON March business of minorimportance tho Houso went into Committee of the Whole on the Appropria tion bill Morse said the provision appropriating for canteens at posts showed that among the things to be sold were beer and light wines and that a Government beer saloon was to be connected with the library and readingrobm He protested against this as an outrage against the temperance and Christian people of this country Morses no alcoholic liquors be sold to enlisted men in any can teen was to 45 Pending further action the coaimittee rose and the House adjourned A New Athletic Association NEW ORLEANS March Dis patch v San Audubon Athletic Association gave their initiatory giove contest fe Principals are Charlie Johnson who made a name for himselfsome little time ago in fighting a draw with Andy Bowen after fortysevea rounds andJackLawrence well known in the West The fight was with fiveounce gloves finish for of S600 to the winner and to the Icser and after eighteen of h ard fighting Johnson fairly knocked A Priest RALEIGH second trial of Father the Catholic priest charged withTalpe and who was before con his discharged CITT attempt the Of tHelate GenerflirCoroiiaj who was himself some time ago ttie victim of assassination The intended vlctini escaped but a lady The Utah Central Railroad Company to have organized yesterday but they de ferred action until tomorrow The Union Pacific run a special out to Garfield at 10 a m today the train arriv Ing in this city on the return at 1 p m Lake Park is to be opened this seasoa and conducted by Colorado parties The are not yet completed but it willprobably be operated under a lease J H Bennett returned San Diego and looks as though the trip did him good He believes the Transcontinental Association will surely hold its next meeting in Salt Lake and that it willbe decided when the date and place is voted on Only the representatives of two roads voted against It at the San Diego and they were finally talked over to a non hostile position The Southern Pacific strongly favors Salt Lake Mr Bennett said he rather expected Colonel Dodge and Audi tor Gedjles would move their offices to thla city Cured the Horse by Faith A curious instance of the effects of the Christian science craze occurred re cently in Eau Claire Wis A gentleman awho resides just out of the city had a sick horse on his hands Theveterinajy surgeons could do nothing for maf and the local Christian science experts failed also owner of the horse having plenty of time and not caring for the expense went to the telegraph office and wired an account of the case to a Christian science professor in Chicago The toras were given in the telegram and the Chicago expert was asked to treat the case by the usual method horse was at that time apparently onits last legs The Chicago scientist wired back that he was treating the horse to the best of the was thinking hard Within five hours the horse was well and eating Chicago Herald W Popular Relisrion iri Boston Before a foime Museum on Washfngf ton street Boston the Sunday evening was a sign annpucing Sciian tific Church Grand Concert and Lee ture on Old Maids and Prize Fighters Collection 10 A stream of men was passing the ticket office each deposi ting his and receiving a ticket in return Not far away was church in which was a service adverr tised with an equally striking There was good singing too and admission But the audience was arslim obe The contrast suggested can beat the church as adrawingipower ius concerts and entertainments everything except pure religion orice saidti long run there is nothing a church like tionalist Peculiarities QrleansV George Sevingle Qfrv the owner a rare jthe sheep kind the   

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