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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VOU Vin. NO. MONDAY AHTKKNOQN, JANUAJKY 27, 1890. TWO HE FIRED Al l HE BISHOP. 1 he Attempted Assassination of Rev 0. N. Whitaker. DAVID ALEXANDER'S "MlbSION." He Did Not Like the Bishop's Stand On the Temperance Question and Deliber- ately Plotted to Kill Harmless Shot Fired In a Churob. PHII ADELPH'A, Jan During tion sei vices at St John's Episcopal church, -orner of St John and Browu streets, last 'veiling, the congregation were startled by tlie actions of an apparently demented young man who rose from seat in the church snd fired a shot from a revolver at Bishop IVhitaker, who in the pulpit Imme- diately there was confusion, but it quickly seen (hat no harm hnd resulted from the shot The yoi'ng who gave his name David Alexander, of No Parrish street, was fcvkeu into custody He told a rumbling of a letter he had received which in- duced him to make thn attempt to kill the venerable bishop. Be was locked up pend- ing an investigation of the matter Who Alexander Is. Alexander Is about 30 years old, and was until recently a clerk in the dry goods store of Strawbridge Clothier He says that Bishop Whitaker's attitude on the liquor question dhphyyiqd him he resolved to sill the bishop Alexander is an ardent Prohibitionist resigned his position several week" ago m order tbat inten doiy with regard to Bishop Whitaker would not bring disgrace to the house He says tbat after hearing a geiuion by the bishop last April, in which he inserted that every man ought to vote according to his conscience, lie entered into a correspondence with tho divine, trying to convince the bishop that he was an enemy to prohibition and should be "removed HU Failed He has ta-n waiting for a chance to get at the bishop for ttmn, and hearing that he was to pravh in St John's church, went there determined to nil him The prisoner states that he bad determined to also remove the Hev 8. D McConnell, pastor of St Stephen's Episcopal church, whose attitude on the Dquor question was distasteful to him It is evldxnt tbat Alexander's reason has become through mental ex- citement produced by his religious polit- ical beliefs. He expressed disappointment at his failure to kill the bishop It Has a Cloae Call. The Eight Kev O N Whitaker is bishop- of Pennsylvania and the attempted assassi- nation created gieat excitement in tbe city Tbe bishop's life was saved doubtless owing the fact that Alexander was excited and his arm Ucmbled. The shot passsed over the heads of the bishftp and Rector T ntti- raer, who were close together, within tbe altar Mrs. Imttimnr, the wife of the reo tor, and several other ladies fainted at the report of the pistol. capture or the would Be Assassin. David McCreight, a large and powerful man, caught the assassin and wrenched the pistol away from him It was a six chum bered 22 caliber Two other gentlemen assisted Mr McCreight to hold the prisoner, whose agitation Deemed to increase, while a third notified Officer Hunter, who arrested would bo murderer Tbe Bishop was Surprised Whitnker stated night that he was as nuicu urisnd as anyone that the young man should try to kill him, and at 0rst did not thtnlr that a pistol had been died, but that hnd been acci dentally exploded. He remembered receiv- ing the letter from Alexander and also his reply to the same He considers the man m jane _ To Investigate the Irlih League LISOOLN, Neb., Jan 27 Fltz gerald and Secretoij Button, of the Irish National of America, have gone to Detioit, Mich to attend the serins of the cflu.mlttic, Vhftli t> to nnrl isporton the financial affairs of the league from its formation to the present rtny The committee meets in Detroit on Jan 29 and its counlonii will be open to the public The following are the names of tie committee The Hon John J O'Connor, Blmira, N Y the Hon R. C Cashing, mayor of Omaha, O'Brien J Atkinson, Port Huron, Mich Philip McCabe, St loins, Judge J Fit'gerald, the Hon Burke, Detroit, William J Gleason, Cleveland, the Hon. John Heara, Quebec, the Hon "Quebec, Martin Battle, of Ottawa, To Bay a Horsa NEWARK, N J Jan 27 A syndicate of capitalists from Philadelphia, Pittsburg and other citic-3 have bouu givcu upUuu foi the of the Nework and Sooth Or- ange horse railroad. The price given if of which is to be paid in cash and the remaining in stock. If the deal Is the couipanywill con- struct a pnble road John Radel and eons, who control the road, bought it a little over fifteen yean ago for than A MYSTERY SOLVED Tbe Body of Bunker Dltmtn Found IB _ the Schuylklll Itlver. FHIT 4PELPHIA, Jan 27 decompoood swollen body of Banker Joseph Q Dit- man, who has been missing since Dae 11, was found floating in the Schuyltill Sunday under the Pennsj Ivnma railroad bridge, which crosses the river at Filbert street When the news spread throughout the city an enormous crowd of people gathered on the banks of the stream and gazed with curiosity at the body as it floated m the water, moored to a whnrf The body was taken on board a police tug settled the watch and nnd a seaith of the clothing question of identity The gold diamond ring worn by Mr when last seen alive were fouiiJ a small amount of money somo papers autl a card, which requested, in tha evpnt of accidental death, that the finder of his body notify James Pitcher, secretary of the Mutual Accident association, Broadway, New Yoik The card indicate 1 that deceased was insured for m tlie association The body was taken to an undertakerVby direction of the family, and after au au- topsy is held, the funei al services will take place. Mr Ditmnn, on the afternoon of Dec. 11, started out for his daily dm e m Fairmonnt park, and about dusk his deserted carriage was found m the park n ith the reins broken and othei apparent indications of a run- away accident Marks of carriage wheels on the banks of the Sthuylkill led to the be- lief that Mi Ditman was thrown from hm carnage into the river For several weeks a large number of men were engaged in dragging the river, but all efforts to raise the body proved unavailing Ihere were no marks of violence on the body when found and whether Mr Ditman's death was due to accident or suicide, will probably never be known At the time of his disap- pearance Mr Ditmau was president of the Quaker City National bank and a large shareholder m the Hhaw Music Publishing company HIS FAITHFUL DOG A Big St Beiuitd Urowng with Hit Ynnng NEW YORK, Jan 27 3 o'clock on Saturday aftei noon, illiam W Macfar- the youngest son of William W Macfarland, of the law firm of Tracy, Mac- farland, Boaidiunn Platt, went out to Klmte on Brad} 'B poud, in the vicinity of his father's residence at Arrochar, State" Inland Accompanying the boy was a large St Bernard dog, for which the sum of 1500 was paid lately He did not return home during the evening and search was begun early yesterday morning About midday his body was found Closo to the body at the bottom of the pond was that of the faithful dog It is conjectured tbat w hen the boy broke through the dog went to his rescue The boy's hat and one of his gloves were found floating in the water whei e the ice had boen broken One glove was still on bis hand, bat it was torn. It is supposed the dog stood on the edge of the ice togging to pull his young mastei out by whatever he could get hold of, with his teeth, and tbat when the boy gut partly up on the ice it broke, and tliug let the dog in also Pugilist Jackson Arrives NEW YORK, Jaa 37 Jackson, colored pugilist, arrived on the Adriatic yesterday Jackson said he had come over for the "press purpose of fighting Sullivan, And that he was prepared to accept any tei'iis which tbe California Athletic dab might offer Whan he was told that Snlll- van hnd refused to fight fui wanted at least he was greatly sur- prised. However, he Said he was under con- U act with the California Athletic club to fight to a finish any one who challenged him, and ha would leave the terms to the club A Chnrch Blot In Buffalo Jan. 27 trouble in St Adelbert's parish broke out again Sunday -Father Pawler, who was assigned to the by Bishop Ryan, attempted to preach in the school house, being unable to get into the church. 1 he Poles, who are incensed at the removal of Father Klawiter, and who want a Polish priest appointed, mobbed the A COLORADO HURRICANE. Passenger Cars Lifted Bodily from the I rack. NABBOW ESCAPE OF OCCUPANTS. The Train Took Fire and the Faueogen Were Boscued with Be- ported Blown from a Preotplco Wind, Fire and Snow In the Weit. Dznvifo, Jon if! Two cbacbeg and a sleeping car of the Rio Grande expreii were blown from the track near Monument Station during "the hurricane Saturday night They_ immediately caught fire, for a few momenta it looked as though the twenty imprisoned passengers would burned to death. By heroic efforts, how- ever, the trainmen succeeded in extinguish- ing the flames before any one was burned. Among the passengers injured by the acci- dent is A Distant General Freight AgentZim- mef" an, of the Rio Grande road. Sixteen Seriously Injured. When the tram left the track the pansen- gers were hurled in every direction, and KlTteen of them received quite serious in- juries. The following is a list of the in- jured Barnes, Mrs Frankle Butte City face and eut Cassor 0 Denver seriously injured about mouth and face Clnrk Miss Anna M Denver face badlr out and body bruised Doyle P J Denver badly bmtaed about head and face Fuehlo hnnd nndaiuiout bruised Green John colored cook, right arm cooked by steam Halllday, H colored porter arm fractiudd and hand cut open HutchlnBon J AHpen state mice Inspector, face badly cut and arm fractured TfAnnns A Denver, teg crashed King, B H Lincoln, Neb, lacerated arm bruised Mclntyre, F W, Ouray, face cut and 'ig upioiuml Plunkett A L Colorado Springs injuries to head and breast. Bich Sam Denver severe contusions about head and injuries to hack Trosspell C A of Denver (supposed to face almost crushed to a jelly Wood, H B Denver cut and bruited Zimmerman general freight agent, se.jojy brntRed about the head and chest, not onaly Boasted to Death Another wreck watt on the Pacific, aear Berthoud, Colo> in which Engineer John French and Fireman John Richmond wjgt roasted to death They were pulling freight train, and the stoiui was so blinding they did not sco that the sand had drifted a __ A MODhRN CRUoOE One Shipwrecked Sailor Found uu Unknown Inland BAN Josh, Costa Rica, Jan a re- cent return cruise from the coast of Pala gonia to the port of Santa Cruz the Argeu tine rt cutter San Juan came to anchor off an islaii 1 hitherto unknown located fifty miles from bhoie, three miles loug by one mile wide, avci aging probably thirty leet above high tide, with a rotk> almost per pendicular const line, extremely tedious of ascent In the interior, however it was found to be well wooded, ami the captain of the cutter reports having encountered in hii rambjes mouy species of wild animals and many thousands of A number of clear, sparkling fresh water springs were noted Beside one of these a human foot print was discovered. A search of the vicinity led to the finding of a man asleep upon the pound close bv the beach He was peifeitly devoid of clothing, but bis beard and hnir snow wHIte, reached nearly to kiieis hen first awakened he attompto 1 to escape and acted like a wild man, but captuied soon leeovcled his speech Hi nab a native of bpain, 4b years old, and 1m name as Maiiaun Rodriguez. He said he had shipped fiom Mouteuleo in in an American schooner fi m New York bound aronnd the Horn iolcnt storm had cast the "vessel upon the rdks and he olono of all the crew had succeeded m gaming shore in safety No other ship had betn sighted since the day be lancUd until the Sail Juan came He had lived on raw (shell flsh an 1 Uids ?ggs whieli wire obtainable in abundance but bis suffi rings from exposuie to the weather at times variable and bitterly cold had been terrible and almost unbearable The island has been named Isle de Rodri guez after this new Robinson Crusoe Rod riguez was sent back to Spain a few days ago at the expense of the government of Costa Rica Cougrras will be asked at its c miug session to vote a gold medal to the captim of tho San Juan for having discov- ered the isl ind and rescued its solitai y ship- wrecked occupant TO STIR UP INGALLS Oeoige Mav Lively Time Kxpecteil In the House. WASHINGTON, Jan week Senator George may address the senate at some length m reply to In his speech on the race question last Thursday the Kansas senator quoted from a letter in which it was said that two of Senator George's sons were among the "Swamp charged with terrorizing the nc in a recent Mississippi election Sen itor George's friends have suggested to hiift the necessity of replying to Senator Ingalls' ittack on the Democrats of Mississippi and porln'H school houso and out the of the congregation who had ventured to follow Father Pooler in Iwo men were roughly handled and a window was broken Father Pawler left the scene under police rs ort Gould Bays a JtmoSTOH, N Y Jan 27 Oeoige Gould has purchased from Cornell Furlough lake, In tho CafcHlln, tor grounds and of AOOacrea, Ibii ty-flve of which are tiiidar water It is considered uiie of the best trout flibing places in the mountains Mr Gould will elect a handsome summer residence and have a railroad and telegraph ling built from Arkville, the nesrrtl station on U.stor and Delaware Railroad BdTglnrB Got Ai BWJUKRQUE, N M Jan 27 mfiRked men entered the postofflce early Bunday A.oiuing, lutked the night In a closet and took (600 from the safe Tha contents of eix registered pouches, one of them containing Lincoln county bonds with coupons attached and Taluable worn also taken The total amount of the burg- lars' haul is estimated at including tho bauds, which, however, they will foot probably try to negotiate. Til" FAIT rcpie inf moliloi 'Ions, I of M foi n o 11 on tho New "Noi rnvp Ktvrar Trades Council. n Tr ,Tnn 27 I or unions of printers, i froight handlers, nt weavers, Knightl ti i f c rlub met and "n council It is I hor uuions'Of i rttor Howard A Baseball Controversy Settled. LOWELL Mass.r Jan Manager Sul- livan, of the Lowell Baseball club, has re- ceived from Secretary Byrne, of the board of arbitration, a blank form with instruc- tions to fill it out with the application of the New England league foi admission to the protection of the national agreement This, Mr Sullivan thinks, settles the con- troversy between the New Fngland and At- lantic league in the former De- troit's claims to Day's will be con- d by Lowell Scuttled But Saved. NEW YOHK, Jaa 37 Fire in the cargo of the bark Pytuomene, from Calcutta, owned by Hem y Firmie Sons, of Liverpool, and consigned to Charles P Snniiter, of this city, caused a loss of to cargo and voooeL Several of the crew were made iinconscioui by tho smoke and were taken out with diffi- culty To save the vessel it was to bcuttle her, avid she DOW lies submerged to the water line at Pienepont storm, Fatally Stabbed in the Nock. CANANUAIOCA, N Y Jaa 27 John Cullinaneand Frank Fish while intoxicated, quarreled about a trivial matter early Sun- day morning and Fuh stabbed Cnllmane in the neck, inflicting a wound from which he died in very fow 1 be murderer was arrested. He is 28 old a wife The a ttlfe and three children. LISBON, Jan 27 have occurred at Ligos, in the province of Algarve, and itii reported that they Were in the nature of a Republican uprising The denies and asserts tbat the trouble was caused by some insubordinate soldiers, who forced tho gated of tho barracks in order to Uks in a popular demonnVi atlon against tbe British ultimatum Mangled by n Central Train. N Y Jan 27 -The horribly mutilated remains of a man, mangled bo yond recognition, were found on the Central track a short distance east of here by the engineer of the passenger train leaving here at 7'3S a. m. The remains were thouo of Edward Farrington, aged 83 ypari, Rio r) JANFino Inn "7 decree hai been i ine I by tho piovi innnl government o tabli lun the validity of civil marrmpm tr nlr IMS I een signed the Argnn- tl 1 111 h which thn di piito in rft- i f-v h- f, -intiei tl o tn 11 i Bnnl i W I foot deep in the cut The locomotive jumped the tiack, buiying the engineer and fire- man A telegraph line repairer was foiiftd unconscious under one of the cars, but will -recover The conductor, in attempting to reach the station to telegmph tor help, had to crawl a part of the distance his hands and bold on to the rails, Even then he could hardly face the tempest of wind that swept over the I threatening to dash htm down to death I Blowu from Precipice. It is reported that on Pike's Peak eeveiaj railroad Bailing men were billed by being blowu over a precipice This report is not confiiiued, however Many Buildings Destroyed A terrible stoiui has raged in eastern Colorado for sflvernl TlnnvAp's streets have been almost deserted from moi-Ing Hll night, and reports from the divide conn try show it to be the worst storm in years Trains on the Santa Fe, Rio Grande Fort Worth railroad were moved only by gangs of section men clearing away the which fills the cuts from the rails The path of the heaviest storm was down the mountains through Monument, Colorado Springs and Mnlntou, A telephone mcwtge from Monument said that many buildings had boen destroyed and citizens were mov- ing from their houoos and taking refuge in the brash The gale reached a hurricane at Hamtou Buildings are reported wi ecked and sidewalks lifted bodily and hurled through the air to the Terror. To add to the terror of the situation, Ore has broken oat in the mountains between that point and Pike's Peak, and is spreading over the hills "ith teajful xapidily The fire Is only two miles from the town, and a slight change m tbe wind would soon drive it into town, and nothing could save the beautiful mountain resort with its mam- moth hotels and elegant cottagOfl Heavy explosions, about 6 o'clock along the moun- tains in the vicinity of graders' camps on the Tike's Peak railroad lead to the belief that-the fire hao reached the powder mitga- The house is likely to have a very exciting "line during the coming week The Demo "rats have determined to resist the eirbi t of the Republicans to call up and consider elec tion cases before the houso has adopted a full code of rules They claim that it is the policy of the majority to unseat as many Democrats as possible working under gen eral parliamentary law so as to increase their ma3ority to a safer nnmber They will resort to. such filibustering as is possible- under the ruling of the speaker, and when all other methods fail they threaten to leave the house, hoping that with the death of Judge Kelley and the absence through ilckness of ether members on the Republi caa side it, will be impossible to obtain a quorum without them A Newark Mystery NEWARK, N J Jan -7 body of a t-weeku-old ebild, with all tlie limbs broken and the cuished, was f im rljm a barrel mthe Congregational cluirdi J Uontclair There is no t lerer at the mur nine. There are hundreds of men ir the and are fears are entertained for. their safely Tires are reported on the mountains east of Pike's Peak of North of Denver the storm has devastated the connlry for miles, and at the center of the storm, many dwellings were wrecked. At Fort the new college building was demolished, and all trams were compelled to stop in sheltered places to avoid the storm Jttie Snow Bonnd Actors. Reports from Idaho state that the worst snowstorm of the ssnoou boon raging since 2 o'clock Friday aftevoon all throngh territory ThA Utah and Northem rafl road is completely blocked and all rolling stock and motive power beeu ordered side tracked until the storm is over The Central Pacific is also IB a worse coudl- tion than ever. The fast mall, side tracked at Shady Run for the past ten ilays, carry- ing the Howard Athenaeum company, is still last and is not-likely to get out for several days. Nothing con be leaiiied as to the company's health or condition, but they must be in a shape. A Bloody Pistol Duel. WHKKMKO, W Va., Jan. 27 shoot- ing affray at Trap Hill, Raleigh county, in which C H Trump was killed and two others wounded, was a most detyerate and bloody revolver duet. Tim nceue of the murder was the house of Hugh Davis Ttump applied a foul epithet to. a man fiatned Staffers and shot at him Tho btll itruck Smith, wounding him brully Steffe.s then fired at Trump, and then the two men caught each other with their left bands and each fired two shots Steffers was hit in the head, whilo Trump was shot through tho body and one arm and died in twenty minutes Ellndgo Smith Gen 0n I RMrt to ho Dyhif, Tnn i Hi from Monto- Tideo under dfttfl of 1 hut rn da Fonfieen, tbn 1 1 1 i f oy ernmentof t l nnp-mo, torfa in n hoi 1 j T Trineiro The Importance of purifying the blood HOt be for without pure blood yoa cannot enjoy Rood health. 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