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Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1890, Olean, New York SIXTEEN PAGES. pAdeii The Olean Democrat. VOL. XI. OLEAN, CATTARAUGUS CO.- NEW YORK, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1890. NO. 43 SHIPOWNERS RETALIATE. A NEW PHASE IN THE STRIKE SITU- ATION AT SOUTHAMPTON. The Dock the Dock and Declare Their Relations With the Men ut un End The Strike Now Threatens to Hccume a National Military May be Needed to Quell LONDON, Sept. that the dock companies at Southampton, disgusted by the conduct of the strikers in agreeing to work and then failing to do so on account of quarrels among their various unions, have closed the dock and peremptorily ended all relations between themselves and the men, the situation of affairs has assumed an entirely changed aspect. In- stead of the new move on the part of the companies being wholly detrimental to the interests of the strikers, it has in one important respect improved their posi- tions for upon learning of the lockout the London executive of the dockers' union decided that if the masters did not recede from their new standpoint, the union would indorse the Southampton strike and support the men with all the resources at its command. Thus the masters have procured for the strikers what the latter had been unable to obtain for unqualified support of one of the strongest labor organiza- tions in existence. The affair will now become a national instead of a local struggle. The Military May be Needed. _ Mr. Stanhopes, secretary for war, has given orders to the military to furnish all the force needed to maintain the peace in Southampton, and it is not improbable that their services will be needed, for the dis- employed union men are quite desperate, and assaults upon non-unionists are fre- quent. It is needless to say that these acts of violence are severely condemned by the leaders of the strike, who fally rea- lize the great harm done to the cause of labor by such conduct. But the men in- clude many rough characters who cannot be controlled. Buried With Public Honors. The body of Councillor Rossi, who was murdered by the Radical agitator Cas- tiglione during the recent popular revolt at Beilinzona Ticino, Switzerland, was buried yesterday with public honors. His colleague, Respini, who was kept a pris- oner to protect him from the angry popu- lace, has been liberated but is in danger of his life, owing to the still irritated con- dition of public feeling. The cauton is outwardly tranquil and the approaching election under the supervision of the federal authorities will probably pass off peaceably. The prospects are that the Liberal faction, who inaugurated the re- volt, will triumph at the polls and accom- plish their aim of overthrowing the old Clerical-Conservative regime. Not So Bad as Pictured. The Dublin correspondent of The Times says that there is no danger of any suffer- ing in Ireland before Christmas; that the failure of the potato harvest is far from general, and that other crops are better than the average. He asserts that boards of poor law guardians and other bodies are attempting to create unjustifiable appre- hensions of famine, with the view of iu- flueucing public opinion in Great Britain and abroad, and of representing the con- dition of Ireland as much worse than it really is. The Scotch coal miners have made a de- mand for an advance of 1 shilling per in their wages. The masters have not yet replied to the notice. The memorial to Bishop Berkley will be unveiled to-day in Cloyne cathedral. A LINEMAN'S FRIGHTFUL DEATH. Another Victim of the Deadly Electric Light Wires. NEW YORK, Sept. the audience were leaving the New Park theatre at about last night a lineman was seen to climb the electric light pole in front of the theatre, and many stopped tow.-uch him. Suddenly it was seen that s. use- thing wronjf. The man became limp and the sizzle of burning flesh was heard by the crowd below, who stood horrified. It happi-jed that Superintendent Fipps of the Brush Electric Light company bad visited the He came out at this moment, pro.-ure'l assistance and revised the man from Lis terrible position. But the victim was past ail help and died before he reached the hospital, whit her he was taken as soon as possible. It learned that the man's name was Kopp. but no other information concern- ing him was available. PREPARING FOR BIRCHALL'S TRIAL. MR. DEPEW IN SYRACUSE. He AVill Deliver Che Semi-Ontennial Oration at the State Fair To-Day. STKACUSE, N. Y., Sept. Chauncey M. Depew. who is to deliver the tennial oration at the state fair this after- noon, arrived Lore at 7 o'clock last even- ing, was met at the station by tbe executive, committee of the State Agrir-nl- tural society. After a brief stay at the Leianri house, where be vas called by many of his Fyrncnse friends, Mr. Depew driven tc the residence of Col. A. C. Chase, who entertained him at din- ner, with tbe of the fair and a number of citizens. Later in the evening he the guest of tbe Cen- tury club This evening a in Mr. DepeWm honor will be "given ibe Business Men't asSOCM'ion arn'. the rx Everything in Readiness to Bring Ucn- well's Alleged Slayer Before the Bur. NIAGAUA FALLS, Ont., Sept. Oxford court autumn assize-! will open at Woodstock on Thursday, when, J. Regi- nald Birchall will tried before Judgo McMahon for the murder of Fred C. Ben- well on Feb. 17. The crown will not take up the Birchall case till Monday, Sept. 2'i. as it is ex- pected the case will last a whole week, anil the fiist three days will be occupied with minor cases. One hundred witnesses will be sub- pcenaed in the case and no one will be ad- mitted to the court room without a card. Ttie capacity of the room is 500, and the crown expects thy witnesses, crown oflk-ials and leading authorities, with the press representatives, will fill the room. At least applications for of admission have been received. Michael Koel. clerk of the Stafford hou.se in Buffalo, where the party stopped, and from whence Benwell and Birchall started on the fatal morning, has beeu subpoenaed as a witness, but is suffering from Bright's disease and is not expected to live long. His evidence will be taken before a commissioner at Buffalo. All other witnesses will be present ex- cepting Benwell's father, who is also at death's door, but his son will be present. Detective Bluett, it is said, has worked up a strong defense for Messrs. Black- stone and Hellmuth, the prisoner's coun- sel, in BirchalPs behalf. B. B. Osier, Q. C., will represent the crown. WIDOWED AND IN JAIL. Mrs. Eva Hamilton Greatly Affected by the News of Her Husband's Death. TBEXTON, N. J., Sept. Matron Wilson of the state prison in- formed Mrs. Hamilton yesterday morning of the death of her husband, Mr. Robert Ray Hamilton, but could give no par- ticulars other than were printed in the morning papers. Mrs. Hamilton on learning the news, seemed greatly affected and burst into tears and begged to be left alone with her sorrow. Later the prison ph3'sician visited her cell to prescribe for her extreme nerv- ousness. Shortly afterwards Keeper Pat- terson visited her cell when she talked to him more confidentially than she ever did since her incarceration. Some weeks ago she requested the keeper to try and find Hamilton and to make overtures to him. The keeper tried to locate him through friends in New York but failed. A petition for the par- don of Mrs. Hamilton has been before the court of pardons of New Jersey and she wanted Ray Hamilton informed of the fact that if he not interfere with her pardon she would not further resist his application for divorce, all she wanted was her liberty and the custody of the child now in Philadelphia. PATRICK COX'S SLAYER POUND. Joseph Bath Struck Him, but Not "With Intent to Kill. BUFFALO, Sept. Bath, who is held on the charge of manslaughter by the coroner's jury in causing the death of Patrick Cox, alias Murphy, on Aug. 23, was arraigned yesterday in the police court and waived examination. He was committed to jail to await the action of the grand jury of the court of sessions. CKpt. Ouinu has a statement inado by Bath 10 uie effect that he did strike Cox, but not with the intention of killing him. Drowning Accident at Syracuse. SYRACUSE, N. Y., Sept. W. Hunt, the New York Central station master at Jordan village, was found drowned in the Skaneateles outlet at 10 o'clock yesterday morning. His body was lying on the face where he had fallen from the bank of the river. He had been suffering severely from henrt disease, and it is thought that, succumbing to a sudden attack while working near the stream, he fell bead foremost into it and was drowned. He leaves a wife and eight children. CRUSHED TO DEATH. Daniel Hummel Killed by an Accident on the "West Shore at S STRAcrsE, N. Y., Sept. 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon an accident occurred to one of the West Shore rail- re., d trains that runs every few minutes In-iwei-n this city and the fair grounds. The train, consisting of five cars crowded with passengers, was returning from the grounds, the engine moving OnaMeep embankment, Ofty feet tin-tender left the tracd. b'lt stopped at tiie edge of the embankment. Daniel Hummel, a barber, was on the front platform of the first car and was crushed to death. None of the was hurt. '1 he fireman MitiK-v. hat The engine was badly and the front part of the firM car crushed to pieces. The wcre torn up for fees.. Labor HILTON. Sept. Tbe M. -i t part> in rouveution iy ;ind tbe following M: For goveri.or. Charles E Mark? ertille: for govern of for wcret-ary J F. Down Hjde Park. Mirtr, .T M on1, ton of Ikwo for attorney -T. -T Greenfield; for amiror, P. F O'Nr.i Boston. A nigntnUt Guilty. N Y Sept In tbe county r-onrt Judge Beat tie, presiding. V. Utter, the biframirt, vras arratpned. 1 and 2 were in tte court Utter his j mind ;r> to his guilt and plesti guilty. He was remanded for j serjtTee. Utter, indicted for assisting to escape from Middle- j la1" 11 attire of wife No. 2, J from A trait. Sept The tery Mil having now IK-JI- of congress, it ocly the of tne to t-p on. n' will kindly con1-'' r to us reciprorsl trade m: tie van tape thfrn-s1 Ivcfc of ttr.-Mi'ms .1 f.-ivor to Spam t are HSK for a favor to rri" l wh" tsk-- bel" to tl.at of rnnrdiHns of pr erty -who strong lock r the Stft7ile the h'V-c srone, I do riot mean. 171 timg I have to itrply that reciprrwi'i only n interest. I rftnarke'i ID a note to F rye. n pr >ve and both to the 'aim and tbe i c ivrccity propi Tu" ht-i t i t'l-s ti.i'oifihc't; t 'i" i., it. ho-tn toil, it is that ;ha free trade senators and the f rei; papers have H Fjn-fific reason for their course. Tuey v and feel that with a system of r inr >nty estab- lished and growing, tiif-ir of free trade receives a most seivji-i how. The protectionist who opposes reciprocity in the form in which it is now presented knocks away one of the strongest supports of his system. The enactment of reciproc- ity is the safeguard of protection. The defeat of reciprocity is the opportunity of free trade. Yours very respectfully, JAMES G. BLAINE. KILLED BY A STREET CAR. A Man Falls from One Car and is Ron Over by Another. BTTFFALO, car No. 12 of the Virginia belt line while bound down Main street the Lackawanna depot last night was boarded at the Iro- qnois hotel by P. H. Brady, a traveling agent for G. Sidenberg Co.. fancy dry goods dealers of New York, who was on his way to take the Lackawanna train for New York. Just as the car reached the Central crossing below Exchange street, Mr. Brady arose from his seat and went to the front door of the car, and leaning for- ward, asked the driver to hurry his horses a little as he wanted to catch the train. What happened then no one knows for certain, but Mr. Brady was either thrown or fell off the car, his head falling across the up tracks of the road and directly in front of the Cold Spring car. Before any one could give warning the wheels passed over the unfortunate man's bead, crush- ing it at the forehead so terribly that the brains and blood spurted all over the tracks. Capt. Quinn and Sergt. Reagan of the First precinct, who were close by at the time, rushed to the man's assistance. An ambulance was called and was quickly on the scene, and everything was done to Bave the man's life, but he died before he reached the hospital. Mr. Brady was well known to the dry goods trade here, and was held in high esteem by the many friends who knew him. He leaves a widow and family of children living in New York. PENNSYLVANIA DEMOCRATS. Annnal Meeting; of the Uemocratic of Officers. READING, Pa., Sept. annual meeting of the Democratic Societies of Pennsylvania, held here yesterday, was fully attended. Democrats of note from all portions of the state were present. Messrs. Pattison, Black and Barclay, tbe candidates of the party respectively for governor, lieutenant governor and secre- tary of internal affairs, were on hand early. The convention of the societies was called to order in the Grand Opera house at 1 o'clock. About 1.000 delegates were present. Chauncey F. pre- sided and opened the proceedings with an address of considerable le'iccth. Pittsburg was selected as the next place of meetinsr. The following officers were elected: President, Channcey F. Black: vice presi- dents. Joseph Murphy of Philadelphia, J. Brenn.-in of Pittsbnrg, E. P. Dun- woody of Philadelphia, J. J. Mnloney of Philadelphia. J. H. Howard of Harris- burg un'l W J. Kourke of Harrisburg; secretary. John D. Wornian of Philadel- phia; treasurer, Elliott P. Risnerof Hazel- ton. _ _ _ THE ANTI-LOTTERY BILL PASSED. Mr. Knloe's Resolution Censuring Mr. KfMinfMlr the Topic in the House. WASHINGTON, Sept. senate yes- terday adopted the conference report on railroad land forfeiture bill; passed tiie house anti-lottery bill without amend- ment or discussion, and also passed the house tmiJier culture bill. The lionse spent most of ing Mr. resolution centring Mr. Kennedy for tbe language in his on 3 reflecting upon Senator Qiiav. 'i TTHttf r was of i v 'i e tion of a rc.-iij on offered ij in-, the- j'uj.c coinnnttc" o: :he house for CAIILK1) FROM ABROAD, i '1'i-Tc is one tnat s-hould c i 'iul.it, (.specially wtth ;.rotec- Ont Her ST: i LE, O. Info-ma here Mnud iv from j _: -ItmcJ.on IB that Mrs. V.'jj Krazier threw ni'TtAr into li' r ejes. them out. has new house .1 -i afiertif' wife. She en- .11- in yileiir'- moment, and j I '-ii. 'iriniig to a mo-t.ar near <1 --ij'-.l a in'o his face, li ,r'n-'i: "Ut eve- racier mlTered in-i pain and lost eyesight in a short j time. The York w S-rit 1 he of {lie t thnt ttAtl the j tio7] an ngi r.-: as reported by trie 'enMis nf the JsTntes Trrbcnltr nan! thst the in 1 4r ;tf reiiMis inac f u ad inc..imp that an CT.S.JS ,g ue, f-vsur for of vital n- v i '.vor NO PROBABILITY OF MR. JACKSON SUCCEEDING MR. Tht O'ojrct of the Former's to Ireiiind Is to Jlitiguto Evils by the J'otato and Crop J-'ailnre. The of in Feeble Ship Federation Play a Doable- Ci.ui.a. .Sept. is no fouridn tion for tlie report that the visits of Mr. W. L. Jackson. M. P., to Ire- land is connected with probability of his to Mr. 15 ilfotir ia the office of chief MTrKnry for Ireland. No change in the is likely to be considered until Smith :-.nd Lord Salisbury have conferred after the of LaBourboul-'. Mr. Jack-.'in not only a capable man. but he i< also one who likes tounite pleas- ure at this time of the year with and in Ireland he has much official work and no responsibility. Among the anomolies of the Irish gov- ernment must be ranked the position of the secretary of the treasury as miui-ter of public works for Ireland. Now another trial is to be made at harbor, where, because of the system, sn much of the tax payers' good monev been cast useles-.sly into tke sea, Mr. Jack- son is the minister with whom Mr. PJII-- nell and other tax payers of Wick low have to deal. It is Mr. Jackson, ai-o. who has set in motion that light railways- act, the provisions of which are to mitigate some of the evils caused by potato blight and crop failure. These are the immediate objects of Mr. Jack- son's visit to Ireland. The Dttke of Devonshire's Health. The health of the Duke of Devonshire now a topic of talk among tbe still remaining in London. The duke i- in his 83rd year and the members of hi. family are very anxious as to the almost extreme feebleness of his health. Lori Harrington's succession to the house of lords iu the event of the detith of father the duke, would, it is said, be fol- lowed by a still adhesion to the Conservative party, though there is no present doubt that he would sit with Lord Derby and other friends on the Opposition side. It would be followed also by an un successful attempt on tbe part of Mr. Joseph Chamberlain to lead the dissident Liberals, by some of whom he is regarded with personal dislike and distrust. For :i time there would be a sort of dual ar- rangement with Sir Henry James, of whom, however, it is said that after an unsuccessful contest he will desire, should an opportunity offer, to end his political career in the house of lords, though it may be upon the woolsack. It transpires that the granting of the strikers' demands at Southampton wasbr advice of the Shipowners' federation, who compelled the local employers to tempor- ize with the men pending arrangement for a general lock-out, affecting all thf ports, when the federation shall have he- come invincibly organized. Respini Excited. Signor Respini, one of the members of the deposed Conservative government of Ticino, has gone to Berne, where he protesting against federal clemency for the leaders of the recent revolt. He is in a very excited frame of mind, and vov.s that he will return to Ticino and person- ally eject the rebels unless the federal government punishes them. Since his following was not powerful enough to protect him from overthrow and impris- onment, this, threat indicates the unbal- anc'ed nature of his mind. The federal authorities are acting coolly and firmly, and will doubtless bs able to maintain order :n the disturbed cann.n The troops arefarbidden to discuss with the citizens, and are thoroughly im- partial. An important arrest of counterfeiters has been made at Prussia, and tbe members of the irang are now on trial. Thirty-five thousand counterfeit coins, and a large quantity of forged notes and dividend warrants have been discovered. Some of the leaders of the criminals es- caped arrest. The trial of the prisoners will probably last a To Affiliate With the Federation. LONDON', Sept. 17.-The Shipowners' fed- eration has promise.; a delegation, repre- senting nn-1 other that tbe owners will affiliate with Officers" federation. The officersinform-i'. the that the seamen were pressing tfceni to the Seamen's union, and r.u- admitted to the federation and fully protected by it they would be compelled to embrace the other alternative. Shot In His Private BERNF, Sept. is lear-.ifd that Counciiior Rnsvi of the late government of Ticino, who wa< during the revolt, was wbil- in hi-; private rooms nt the ran torn! pi! ire. An A pproarli i n jj Koral BEHMX, marriage of Princes Yict'i.a of of Enijie'or Willn'n. :o Pnnro Adolph of 's fixed Nov. 21. Frmm of a Water Famine at Niagara. Niagara company and the I.L. Water works com- par.y are at Tiie latter threatens Jo r.t off of Fails Mliace if H i-Tta n sum claimed to be due j on 'o the company. fn-'i ti it' i- not paid. Thf hotoi P