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Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1890, Olean, New York SIXTEEN PAGES. PAGES 1 he Olean Democrat. VOL. XI OLEAN.rCATTARAUGUS CO. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1890. HKKOIC BLUECOATS.' FIVE PERSONS SAVED FROM A HOR- RIBLE FATE IN BALTIMORE. Tyo PoHccnwn Rescue Tlirae "Women and Men from Jho Roof of a Burning Hui'tll.ig; at Peril of Their Own The Guardians of the Fence Highly Complirm-nie.l by Their Captain. BAI.TIMOUK. Oct. Pohler and Fell saved three women and two men from a borri'i.lc death Satrr 'av r: very near! y sj'-rific-ing Tic-i-o-vi live-: in effer-tSim; U.c'ir ie.-cnc. -iiortly af- ter 9 o'cl eL that lire was iIVi U in a pr.intst'Tt- in Canton. the tp.-n a :d third P( ori. of are nVd by .T. i-d i is s- n, lita-ry 1 f.ko. as liv- Hiul as Tuai-iir'aciorx- of -si-. Miss Arietta Lake, was -ick in led peeoirl floor, an. I Mrs. cr e in house- bu-k room. The 3LD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER. C. Lake- ing H marine sti-ei i-i-r daughter of .7. C. in a on and hold pursuits in two men were in their v. ork.shon on the third floor. No one heard the wartsinjr cry. and the first intimaiion they of the fire was a rush of dense black smoke which poured up the stairway and dumb-waiter shaft. Henry dashed d nvn ro the second floor and t-- train the street by means of the stairs, bn't was driv.-n back by ;he smoke1 and The fire had now sprea throughout the lower room, the v.er- burning fast and furiously. and tongue- of shooting up the front of the building al- most to the roof. Lake ran back, and, telling his father to take Mrs. Lake and Maprgie Lake to the roof, burst into his sister's room. The latter was standing in the middle of the room in her night garments, almost su.Tocared by the smoke. She would not come" when her brother called, and, raising her in his arms, he carried her to the roof. The buildings on either side are much lower than the house in which they lived, and they were compelled to remain on the roof of the burning building. The fire- men had Ttot arrived when they reached the housetop, but a number of persons had collccfed in the street from the neigh- borhood, and the people on tne roof shouted to them for heln. It was then that. Pol- cemen Poh'er and Fell dashed the crowd, and, tear- ing off their belts, hats coats, rushed into the adjoining house, find, with ladder in hand, climbed to the back building. The ladder was found too short, however. Pohler, nothing daunted, mounted the top round, and grasping the rainspout, swung himself clear of the ladder. It w.-is a daring act. If his hold gave way or the spout broke loose he would have fallen to the hard pavement below. A great shout went up from the street below, and a second later the brave bluecoat disappeared in a cloud of smoke, reappearing a. moment later on the burning roof. His companion below braced himself ag.-in-t th" wa'I and re- ceived in his arms ihe and men as they were handed down from above. Pohler then jumped down himself and the entire p.v.-iy r died tei ra firnia in safety. Anld highly complimented his two policemen. A Prominent Illinois Man His to tho of SSJJ.f.OOO. HABVAKD, Ills., Oct. Arm- strong, for forty years one of Harvard's most prominent citizens, proved to be a defaulter, having robbed his clients of He has always borne an unblem- ished reputation but it now transpires that for years he has been practicing systematic frauds. Armstrong, wlio is now 77 years old and very fe'-bl'.1, has car ried on a general collection and loaning besides being a justice of the peace, lie loaned large sums of money, making thirrcvn loans for Joseph hill, r.-mgiu-i from J.JOO to 81.000. He did ;v like for other lesidt-iits. This he carried on for about ten years, fc'oothill became suspicious that all was not righr. He accordingly wrote a letter to of the thirteen men whom he supposed were his credhors. The thir- teenth man, George Oakley of Marengo, Ills., Soothill that he did not owe him anything. This alarmed Soothill and he procured a map and located the land which he sup- posed he had in mortgages and visited two places in Seneca, where he held papers. Both names were bogus, and a glance at the couuty clerk's records revealed the fast that six names in McHenry county against whom he held paper werp forged. Further investigation disclosed a sim- ilar state of affairs in Boone county, six names being given in that county. Soot- hiii then informed Armstrong of the re- suit oi' his investigation and Armstrong admitted his crime. This brought for- ward other creditors, and from what can be learned it is apparent that has been procured in this way. Armstrong was prompt each year in paying the inter- est on tas sums loaned. IX COXXV SCOTL GLADSTONE DELIVERS SPL.r.CH IM tOINE A 1 I 1 r ]j. v i !i onni G Pt'Jf'L C 1 .1 DILL IX OHIO. t II 1. 1 1 v n k o N 1 j.1 .1 ,'M ..CCI i I. RC'J'-. G RECEPTION TO NEW e 1 i ll.MI CHIEF MAGISTRATE. i: hi- i t 1 's as the J'ojmhir i1 1 (u la- He Tallis !J. stop I into ihe obstruction, engine and car. and tearin-.; the -ids out f of two coaciies. Xo one killed. but one injured, a lady who had two ribs broken. Both tracks were blocked tor some time. Great credit is due the baggageman and engineer on Xo. 5. The former saw the obstruction and notified the passengers to get on the other of the car. which or- der they immediately obeyed, thereby saving loss of life. The engineer bravely stuck to iiis po-t, and his escape unin- jured is miraculous. A WOMAN'S REVENGE. Florence Tyler Attempts to JUnrder Man Who Wedded Her Rival. CHICAGO. Oct. Florence Tyler of Butler, Ills., walked into Eugene F. Mease's house Monday evening and shot him down. Mr. Mease was married last Saturday to Tessie Raymond and the young couple had just started housekeep- ing. The cause of the shooting, according to the statements made by Miss Tyler, was revenge. Mease had formerly been en- gaged to her and they were to have been married last jSfew Year's day. Mease put off the wedding, however, and finally mar- ried Miss Raymond. Miss Tyler went to their house Monday evening. Mrs. Mease answered the belL She called her husband and all entered the front room. "I want my ring and my photograph, Eugene said Miss Tyler. Mease left the room, and returning in a few minutes handed Miss Tyler a pack- age. She started to leave the room, but turned when she reached the door, and running up to Mease drew a revolver from the folds of her dress. She placed the muzzle of the weapon di- rectly over Mease's heart. He turned slightly to the left just as the weapon was discharged, and the bullet entered his left shoulder in the arm pit and lodged under his left shoulder blade. Mease fell to the floor and hU bride fainted. Miss Tyler started to walk out, but was met at the door by an officer who had heard the shot and Mrs. Mease's scream. Miss Tyl-r had the revolver in her hand when arrested. Mease will probably re- cover. WILL OF ANDREW PERR1N. of How His Estate of a Quarter Million is to be Apportioned. ROCHESTER, Oct. The will of the late Ainavw Perrin, ex-inayor of Titus- vilie, was admitted to probate yesterday morning. The estate amounts to about a quarter of a million, of which is in real property and in per.-onal property. The executors are directed to pay each of his- jive children on their Le- can: of age and 55.000 on reaching the of twenty-five years. All the remain- der, ex-rpring small bequ-sts ro relatives and don.t-stics. is left the widow. her of 10 and H. Elon Sanders of South Ala mt-t with a terrible death by the c irs .it tnis place. Mr. J-'aji.Je-Tx was under the of drink and darted for his home. After getting about one-half mile west of this station he was f-tmck by an east bound tra n. Hi- 1'0'jy was horribly mangled. A brakernan on an freight found his body in 'In- of truck about r-vHay r.io-ii.- Mr. Lynch, foreman, w.is iif.t.fie.i. and V. ji.i-m A. and ji; apj. o.i. let: i Perrin. the tos-tator's son, Perrin. his brother, are SONS Or ST. CONVENTION. In r-' Kl.-r-tinn of HKsti r.. annual i n r.f the Sons of Pt. -TV r i O.liforr.i-i. Mont 'fiVTl' and the with lit s n't: and fixe T AV. il W. X ii- IJu'T; lr. ii .rit nuue the me pohee. promi- Mr. (J. CMS and tl a wli.it ha-1 b c f :ish local s-'l i ciia'lenged t lie i er.-il a tha! s louU in t he res n J h ;d bsen wof rted l to m J r.vl il o-i for inis; .i, to grant ;i ._etK-i with confidence the country 1 e a prove that the p: by n..sgoveniinci'i cf the imuut of Vi ith this great qaesiio'i i n honorab'o i-lik- t snd and the kot of bigo ry oppres- fcion wo'iM succumb to the aitack of Lib- eral prhunle-. Justice to Iie'and rid tiie empire of uu intolerable nuisance a.id deep disgrace and would gild with a brighti-r fclo.v than any former rha clos ng years of Victoria'? Mr. G .-idstc.i e's v by n.i its close was followed by long-coin in-..o c..eering. After a brief rest Mr. Giad.sf.no. with his wife and a few intimate friends, attended the concert of Mine. A dense crowd gat tiered outside the building and wiiuly cl'eered the ex-premier as pas-ed in. The in tne hali wa-. signal for an outburst of enthus asm. Aiu-r the concert he had a long interview.- with Mine. Patti, and at its conclusion the famous fcoupsiress presented the great statesman with a box of voice lozenges, which he accepted with evident pleasure. at perio. r. -i-n. GENERAL Timely Topics FOREIGN NEWS. cisiu, in whi.-h his well-known skill in financial wss exhibited so strik- ingly as to elicit roun-J rrtund of ap- plause from clo-ely atten tve audience. Recurring to the subject; of the oercive methods cf the government, he remarked that the Conservatives took it up.-ni them- selves to Ireland right by of a firm and resolute government. But so poorly ha-! they earned the right to make such abiw that it might truly be said that. d-V.-rive though the law was, the tation of it was worse than the law it-elf. Indeed, so deplorable was the state ;o which affairs had been 1 that, l.e would not hesitate to declare tnat the people ought to hate the law, though he wouM not say that they ought tobreiikii. He would not sanction law- lessness. even tbouyii the Irish people had cons-aMtly before- them an eminently !-ad ex of lawlessness in quarters which shou -i 1-e the fountain-head of legality. tliecovernmont of Ireland itself a pattern of unlawfulness, and its me ho .s were such as could no: fail to j'iov.kp among tiie people .if .Je resentment. It was hardly to mention particular instances of illegal method-, for sr.eh in- st-.nce.s had L-.-.ely lie n conspicuously prc-sesl r.- on the minds. It' was cr-i-sly 10 ilose the court room t.'.e p-'T'le of Tipperary. One of th-- rg ts of i-vrry Kritish subject was that it tri-d. l.e should l-e oin-nly i'l in T ublic view. The aj.jK'i-itmcnt Mr. as t ie heads of ;nl uiose who Meiv concerned in the murder of German tni 1-rs, and he h.is the murderers now in c iizes their fate. Sonor the further oj.era ion, at bajsi and orhcr e I ;i of E is; Afnra until th M.--.V had an opportunity (o lay the subje-jt be- fore the cortes. He als'> friendlv feelings towarrls England. 1 he of alarm which was uro- .-among Uri'ish m-iiiuf-icturers bv pn-ssage of the McKinley bill is many quarters. a reaction of ne-ss in. his is especially i aniOiiir mak-rs of high grade various universnlly r-vaijs in Euro e tr-i ATI :m J exTava i- In th ham. Bradford Mnnebest'-r. -vi... I f-utu tu.-tt these wealthy aiis n. bavf tiic- hi-st of "f slight in Atvi of !hf Kn rjis has no d nr of rhear-er o." effects il p mor- sricrt-ly. but r'-- -js j.r- uf -v pally on (he Tariff J'i..M. 111 ;iiKl llefci-4 to the I'.ler! iin: Hill anil Olln-r Leading Tribute to SI.'-ij. CAXTON-, O., Oct. 2-.'.-Govern .r New York, accompanied by J. and (r. VT. Blake, arrive.1 h -i- after 6 o'clock last evening once driven to the residence of where a reception was held iu his honor. The meeting that th.3 governor was to adlr.-ss was set for 8 o'clock tiie hall was iilled to its utmost capacity long before that tii-i Hill did not reach tha hall until about 9 o'clock, when tha pent-up enthusi- asm of the crowd broke out in a round oi applause that shook the firmam-'iit. Mr. acted as chairman and introduced Governor Hill as one of the most dis- tinguished men in the country and tbe future president. In his address, Governor Kill prefaced his remarks by dwelling on the elections bill, the a'lnii.-sion of the new states, and called the McKinley bill an infamous one, the sum of all villainies. He talked principally on tariff, reiterating the tariff as a tax. He sjid the primary object oi a tarriff was to raise the necessary ex- penses of the eminent, and no more should be raised. 'Ihe place for the sur- plus was in rue pockets of the masses. Republicans had reduced the surplus by unprecedented extravagant appropria- tions, redeeming their pledges and en dangering a deficiency. He denied that the Democrats were ever committe-l to free trade, and a'-serted that it favcr; d more than any other party ever organizea protection to American labor. The tariff must be high enough to equal- ize wages between countries. He defen-Jed the Mills bili as furnishing adequate pro- tection to every laborer and as sul-serving the best interests of the country. Barrina tl-.e free list, every article on which tariff was reduced in the bill re- tained a suiticient duty to equalize wages. Demoera s in-ist that little or no t.-irifi should be placed on necessities or free raw material for manufacture. He said it was hoped to popularize the McKinley bill by benefitting all a little, but the government should have little to do with business in- terests. McKinley is the strongest protectionist ever in congress. No monopol.st ever ap- plied to him in vain. No wages had been raised since the bill had passed and the prices had risen. He acknowledged that j merchants were taking advantage of the i bill but charged that the bill furnished the opportunity. He denounced the bill j as framed in the interest of monopoly and J to injure all other classes. He denied that the tariff kept up wages in this country and accounting for the higher wages here by the greater ability and intelligence of the people and through labor organiz- ations He denounced the unseating oi I Democrat representatives from the South, the of Wyoming an 1 Idaho and I the rejection of New Mexico, alleging that; the latter was equal to both the former i and charging it all to partisanship. I He sai i coagrresshad been in session for j months without rules. Speaker Reed I to act according to established parliamentary law, had to recog- nize Democrats desiring to speak and ig- nored tha rites of the minoritr. Ife of the elections bill in the "m.-.s" bitter' language, s.-iyiug it surpa.-sed the tariff and all other issues as the great of the hour, appealing to the people to re- sent it. He denied that there are dishon- est elections in the South, and said the colored people were happy and contented, and those not voting did not want to. He charged that the bill endangered the lib- erties of the people, and the Republican census officials were imposing false re- turns in York to deprive the state oi j i -'V MI At City, .Vidi.. People's (Jhi1 dress tn Yo Th v.. Lee K. U.ry, s of Bay y. ji. tli" founder :-ii .n union, denvt-rcd an n-i "ing People au.i Urj '.'lurch-1' cers were President. r. of JJay Ctt D. Tillingbasr. of secre- Buffalo; treasurer, XrS.- X. Jenisonof nu, Mass executive coaimittee, iliss Grace eoo of A: ru.j, O.; Miss Clara B." Adarus of Ly.m, Hiss Augid M. lirooks of Portia-id, jle.: J. Thomas of Puil- FUNERAL OF WILLIAM SFRAGUE. Mrs. Kate Cbase-Spragrae Overcome with Grief During; the Services. NAKRAGAKSETT PIER, R. L, Oct. The funeral of William Sprague took place at St. Peter's chapel JuA-e yesterday- noon, according to the regnllr Episcopal form, the Rev. William N. Ackley offici- ating. The remains were in a handsome rosewood casket, on which was a bunch of lilies of the valley from the mother, a superb anchor of flowers and a pillow of roses. The chancel Tvas profusaly dec- orated with growing plants and the pulpit was draped in black and white. Ex-Governor Sprague and wife, Edith Weed, Col. Wharton and wife, aud Mrs. Wi'liam Sprague, Jr., sat on one side of the church, while on the other side was the mother of the deceased, Mrs. Kate Chase-Sprague, her daughters, Ethel and Portia, Mrs. Byron Sprague, Mrs. Sprague and Mrs. Balch. On the comple- tion of i he services it was arranged that the interment should be made in Prori- dence. Ex-Governor Sprague and family fol- lowed the casket up the aisle and Mrs. Kate Chase-Sprague followed half way up the aisle. The latter was overcome witn grief and sank sobbing in a pew. A touch- ing scene Mrs. Sprague kissing the old C inonche.l servants who her who also wept like children. The party embarked at 2 o'clock and reach' d Providence by cars at The remains were interred at Swan Point. TELEGRAPHERS EXCITED. It Union Operators .Discharged, is Alleged, Witliont Cause. Oct. was much excite- ment am the "Western Union telegraph operators in t, is city last evening. Since Satr.rd.iy last nine men have been dis- it is alleged, without being given a-jy reason for their dismissal. All of it is said, are members of the services were no longer desired. Charles S. Andross, publisher of The Telegrapher, was one of those dismissed and was informed, he says, when he de- in reason for his discharge, that they h-.d no reason to give. His paper in the last issue published a notice of an open meeting to be held the Sunday fol- lowing. ____________ J. Rogers Exonerated. NEW Oct. the Dr. Cronin excitement of June. 1880, when the public demanded the publication of every- thing bearing on the differences among leaders ;n the Irish movement, many tun- true statements found their way into print. Among such false rumrrs was otto charging J.-.raes J. Rogers, a prominent Brooklyn lawyer, and a life-long friend and supporter of th.- movement iu its just representatives in congress by the United signing a majority keeping the population down. J locally, he eulogized Mr. War- report of a Clan-na Gael tenciug Dr. Cronin to wick and paid a high tribute to Mr. Me- There was no truth in Kinley, ere iiting him with abilitr, in- tegrity and intellect personally, but denouncing him politically as a bitter partisan unworthy of a single complimen- tary vote from Democrats whom he Ion? represented in congress He said no ruling of Speaker Reed's was so outrageous or sc partisan, but that had McKinlev's in- committee Sen- be "removed.' statement far as lawyer i-> concerned. lie i-; a reputable gentleman, and while a life- long worker in Ireland's he wouM not co-.int. n-in.-e any wrongful act load-. Tance that c.i ;se -r.it af) 1 t r.t pnrt dorscment. oral least he had not the cour- age to oppose it. McKinley had opposed tbe very measure for the good of the country introduced since he bad in HP assured the Democrats of the thr.t had nn task. and the country watching the district and every voter would be ap proached to forsake his allegiance to thf Democracv. No Insult Intccoeil. Oct. Tbe house jes- tenlay njorni'ig adopted a a.s. the K n-c f f the ihat no slight or m- wa-s intended on the part of the in the of the speaker to accept ibe nic-sPagf appvin; ing a tosijmittee to ca.l -he and request that the m --.sa.-e be in the Governor comj with the request. n ta--s I t-f. .11 T- A 1-a.niuiis Dead. Cnu Oft. McCartney, one of th? n o.ct m the United at the "pen" herp yes- terday afternnro "When be died h" serving a y-ar w-ntence for passing counterfeit in New Orleans in isiw. McCartney MAS an t-ducAted man and had made a thorough study of the art of pn- graviric nri'i its application to criminal cnOs. ILs r Miroessful was on and he a V ft so perfett -t was nftu.iijy at the nnd thf of the gf-nuinp J.-itT ar- and with tic vi ry ytv i grairi ;i that Mi, maU-iv f. K it n found .Tsmes Morriwpy of causing the death of by setting fire to the h be was lying and the priwTicr i-> await tli-a-tinn of It is generally btliexci Js insane will -ulti to an asjium. "f the- t nil Or-t The bipnrnsj Avi i 'Prj-ah-: V in I; true (till UlF fvt ;