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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE ,
ESTABLISHED JV27E 19 , 1871. CXMAHA , TUESDAY MORiNTtfO , OCTOBER 13 , 180(5. FTV.E CENTS.
LEE IS HAMPERED BY OLNEY
Consul General to Onba Suffers Through
Interference from Washington ,
SECRETARY OF STATE UPSETS HIS PLANS
KITortN ( o Hint tinmlxlllon , to Pro-
teel AiiierlemiN mill tii Axi-crtnlii
I he SlitliiN of CiiliniiM Hue-
( Copyright. U8 , by 1'rcm PubllthlnK Company- )
HAVANA , Oct. 12. ( New York WorM
Cablegram Special Telegram. ) When Gen
eral Lee camu to Cuba as consul general be
v as Instructed , first , to otter the friendly
Intervention of tlic United States to bring
Ibo revolt to a close ; second , to visit per
sonally the Cubans' headquarters , and , tblrd ,
to protect the lives and property of Ami-rl-
can citizens better tbnn bad been done be
fore. Secretary Olnoy Is responsible for
Ucncrat Leo's failure to carry out bis pro
gram , for tbc latter never bad any en
couragement from the secretary of state ,
nml , furthermore , bo received no backing
from tliu administration , and consequently
was forced to abandon one of bis plans.
Upon bis arrival hero be succeeded In
planning a settlement of tbc rebellion which
met with public favor. A petition was
drawn up and had been signed by more
than fiOO planters , merchants and politicians ,
both Cubans and Spanish , when General
Leo was called down from Washington. All
elianco of ending tha revolt through tbo
friendly Intervention of tbo United States
\VJB thus last through the weakness of tbo
i.ecrctary of state , then and now partial to
the Spanish legation at Washington.
General Leo prepared tolslt the rebel
headquarters. Vice Consul Springer bad
nlrrady obtained pcrmlHslon to act as conmil
Koneral during bis absence , and everything
was ready for General Leo's start , when
f-'cerctary "Olney sent word that Dupuy Ue-
Inmo. the Spanish minister , suggested that
tbc trip be not made , as Spain would not
approve General Lee's doings. Again the
tnnsul general's plans were upset. Finally
Genetal Leo discovered on apparent Indiffer
ence of the government at Washington to
the case of Delgado , an American citizen
who was maltreated and left for dead by the
troops ot General Mclqulzo , who was re
sponsible for the later Killing of tbo Ameri
can newspaper corcrspondeiit , Charles Govln ,
and for the Ill-treatment of other Ameri
cans slnco then.
SELFISHLY SAVES HIMSELF.
If Secretary Olney had pressed Spain for
a prompt and satisfactory settlement of
Dclgado'B claim tbo Madrid government
would have compelled Wcylcr to order his
olllccrE to respect Americans and BCO that
they were well cared for , but to carry
American cltlzcnnhlp papera nowaday ! Is fct !
moro dangerous than to carry a rebel pass.
It seems that the secretary of state In treat
ing the Spanish Cuban-American question
has solely regarded his personal Interest ,
knowing or suspecting that this war can
not be settled In n friendly way. Ills
jmllcy has been to delay the end of It at
Ibo expense of the welfare of his country
men. Ily doing so ho avoids for the present
complications with Spam. When they ar
rive ho will be out of olllco und some one
else will bo In his place. This selfish , un
patriotic course of tbo secretary of state lias
e-xauperatcd General Lee , whose u-port will
rqllcvo the consulate of responsibility of
future complications with Spain , which are
not far off , for Premier Canovas has an
nounced that war ships purchased and con
structed by bis government are not for
patrolling tbc Cuban coasts , as they are so
largo as to bo useless for this service. Who
docs not know that tbc only honorable way
for Spain to loac Cuba Is through a false
war with the United States ?
General Ilernnl arrived yeslerday from
Kspcr.inza. I'inar del lllo province , whither
bo had been forced lo retire after vainly
ntlcmpllui ; to aid Lieutenant Colonel Grenades -
dos , who was engaged In a hot fight with
Antonio Ma ceo. The fallowing Is an exact
nccoiint of the Marco-Ucrnal battle , tbo 01-
rcet cable report being untrue :
STORY OF THE LAST FIGHT.
Two hundred men of the Cautabrla bat
talion left PInar del Hlo Saturday , October
3 , at G a. m. , to protect the constitution ot
a fort between Hlo Guao and San Jose , eight
miles north of PInar del lllo City. . Mocoo
camped that night at Loma Illanca and ad
vanced at sunrlee of Sunday , tbo Ith , to
ward PInar del Rio with 3,000 Infantry , 800
ravalry and two Held pieces , meeting the
Cantabrla forces and pursuing them toward
PInar del Rio. Lieutenant Colonel Grcnados.
hearing of tbo fight , left for Guao. where
liu arrived nt r > u. m. with 700 men. finding
thu Cantabrla men nearly surrounded by
Marco. A sharp engagement followed , and
Orunados was driven toward Plnar del lllo
with heavy losses. Maceo returned to
Meantime General Denial , learning ot
Gri-nados,1 engagement with Macco , left Vln-
nl < M for PInar del lllo with SOO men and
ono field piece , Macco spied him and went
forward to meet him. Ilcrnul , Ignoring
Macco's advance , camped at Ceja del Nlgrn ,
a small hill overlooked by the largo Mnr-
iurlix ; heights , and ordered breakfast served.
Suddenly a small detachment of Macco's
forces appeared on lop ot Murgurla heights ,
made a feint to attack and retreated. Uernal
ordered his men forward , unwaro that
Macco'H forces were on the other Kldo of
Murgurla and Instructed Lieutenant Colonel
Joaqntn Romero to place tbo field piece on
KILLING OF A COLONEL.
Macco's men saw the movement and
charged for the Held plcco. Colonel Romero
received a ball through the breast , a bocond
ono pierced his stomach nnd hu fell dead.
Captain Eduurdo Qulntnna followed , hut
was shot. Lieutenant Roman Rodcriguoz
also was shot. Second Lieutenant Luclcu
Ci'.sal took charge of ( ho artillery but wnti
soon killed. Six tried to regain the corp&c
of Colonel Romero , but failed , live ot them
All this happened within fifteen minutes
nflcr tbo fight began. The rebels having
possession of the Held piece. Denial ordered
Lieutenant Colonel Juan Nlcto lo retake
It , but Ntelo fell at tbo firsl nllemiit. Ad
jutant Lieutenant Colonel Chacel tbcn fol
lowed , but WOB badly wounded and retired.
Adjutant Compagny , tbo last ot Honiara
staff , went lo thu front to be badly wounded
mid forced to retire. Uernal was then with
out officers , and after making several futllo
Dttempls to regain bin Held piece , he i -
ireatcd. Denial took several prisoners and
Idllod Iht-m in revenge for hie severe Ions.
neinoiiNtrntliiii nt I'nriicll'-i ( irnve.
DUI1LIN , Oct. 12. There was a demonstra
tion ut tbo grave of the Into C'bnrles Stewart
Panicll at Glasnevln yestwduy. the occasion
being the anniversary of the funeral ewe-
Jiiony attending the burial , A very long
proi'csslon'was u feature of tlio dcmnnstra-
tldn , the mayor of Dublin , the mcmbeip
ot the corporation ot Dublin and all of the
Pnrnolllto members of the House of Com
mons taking part. Hundreds of wreaths
were laid upon the grave. Parncll'ii mother ,
Wv . Delia Sti-wnrt Pnriu-ll , with her
ditughlcr. Mr P. Dickinson , and her grandson
Mr. McDcrmott , Joined In thu proccs.ilou ,
Siiil | < lliiu' Appointment Ilenleil.
ROME , Oct. 12. The report mblnl to the
ITnlled Stales tin ! Illbhop Spald tig of Pcorbi
lias been nominated to sucucd lllblui
ICeano of the Catholic university at Wuih-
lugtun Is prouounccd by the aiilbQiltleu lo
bo premaliin . _
I'linilne In Slln-rliin I'rnvliu-e ,
ST. PETERSIIURO , Oct. 12. Famhui Is
threatened In thi > Amur province of AnnUlIc
ItiiEsla , thu CIOIM Irving been ( katroy.'d b )
Killlun rrnml > .cn .Mure UeforniN ,
I1HRLIN , Or-t. is.- The KranKfiirU'r
ZclluiiK iayg that thu fultuii bin tl.u . 1 i >
lrito prumUluQ state mfomu for tbu
of Tin Key ,
LADY SCOTT COMMITTKI ) I-'OH TIHAI.
Clmruo of Criminal l.lliel Preferred
! > > ' Her .Son-ln-l.iMV , Hurl Hnxell.
LONDON , Oct. 12. Lady Scott , the moth-
cr-ln-lnw of Earl Russell , who was arrested
on Friday evening on the complaint of Earl
Unwell , who charges her with criminal
libel , wan arraigned at Dow Street police
court today In company with John Cocker-
ton , a marine engineer , and Fred Kast ,
who are jointly accused with her.
Counsel for the earl detailed at length
the unhappy married life of the prosecutor ,
the suit of divorce brought against him by
the cotmUHii and Iho unsuccessful suit
which the latter brought moro recently
against him for a restitution of conjugal
rights In so doing counsel alluded to the
most serious charges made by the countess
and eubscqucntly retracted , and touched
upon the reflections cast upon Mr. II. A.
Roberts , the master of Hath college , who
successfully sued the countess for damages
as a result.
Kast and Cockerlon , It appears , were em
ployed on Earl Russell's yacht In 1877.
A bookseller named Cares testified that
Lady Scott brought him documents to get
printed and cent to a long list of people ,
members of the House of Commons , clubs ,
heads of colleges and railway station mas
ters , which contained the libel complained
of. Lady Scott , Cares says , also wrote him
as follows : "I want you to find me a rich
American gentleman to help me through
with these expenses with a view to marri
age. I have plenty of good offers , but 1
must get riches. "
Lady Scott , Cockcrton and Kast wore
commuted for trial.
L.\TIST Anvicr.s mini Tim outnvr
More Til n n Three Tlioiixiiml llou-ti-N
SnlimefKeil III Tnlilo.
TACO.MA , Oct. 12. The Northern Pacific
steamer Tacoma brought the following
oriental advices :
The Osaka city council has decided to
defray from the city fund tbc cost of re
pairs rendered ncccwiary by typhoons In
July and August , but the cost of repairing
the ravages by tbo recent Hoods , estimated
at COO.OOO yen. is to bo raised by issuing
city bonds to thai amount. Other cities will
Issue bonds tor the same purpose.
The emperor and empress of Japan have
made contributions amount Ing to 36,000
yen to relieve the suffers of the recent
Hoods In eight districts.
The dredging of Yokohama harbor , which
has been started , will occupy four years.
The area to bo dredged Is ono square mile ,
and It Is to bo deepened to from twenty-
four to thirty feet depth at low water.
Tbcro arc 3,090 hcuscs still submcrgr-d In
Toklo , In addition to the Hooding of Honjo ,
a suburb. Communication with those parts
Is being carried on by boat. The neighbor
hood presents the appearance of an Immense
lake , tbo height of the water being five
Among tbo pawcngers by the steamer
Tokyo Mam. which arrived at Nagasaki on
September 1C , from Vladlvostock , wore the
oflictTS and crow of tbo Norwegian steamship
lloydtng , which wont ashore' on the Siberian
rcast July 14 , last. Tbo captain remains al
Vladtvostock pending negotiations for the
sale of the wreck.
.11 US. CASTLIVS .111 Ml UMlALANCi : ] ) .
Will Plenil CiilU > to llnvlnir Tnl.eii
ArlleleMVltlionl KelonliiiiM Intent
LONDON. Oct. 12. Mrs. Castle who , with
icr husband , Walter M. Castle , the mer
chant of San Francisco , Is held prisoner In
llolloway jail , pending arraignment on re
mand at Marlborough Street police court
tomorrow , was examined today in prison
by Dr. Savage , an eminent specialist In
ncntal dlBcasen. There appears to bo no
doubt that Mrs. Castle's mental balance la
During the Inlervlcw which James R.
ilooaovclt. the secretary of the United States
embassy , had with her she kept Baying
'Ob my head ! Oh my head ! " She appcarci
quite dazed and spoke Incoherently.
EU'lcnco Is on its way hero from the
family doctor ot the Castles In the United
States , which will show that Mrs. Castle's
mental condition has been unsatisfactory
clnco the birth of her child In 1SSI , so mucl
that at one tlmo be suggested the placing of
Mrs. Castle under partial restraint. It Is
cxpocled Mrs. Caitlo will plead guilty to
taking the articles found In her trunk with
out felonious Intent , and It Is said that Mr
Castle will plead not guilty.
In the event of their non-ncqulttal the
Castles will not submit to the jurlsdlctloi
of the How Street magistrate , but will re
imest to bo commuted for trial. Then the.
letters , telegrams of sympathy acd endorse
ment of their high character and social am
business standing will be 'offered us ai
urgent plea for ball. Mr. and Mm. Castli
nro confined In separate roouu In Hollowa )
SPAIN CLAIMS ANOTllKlt VITTOllY
Ailvleex from UIIMIMM Tell of itn In
HAVANA , Oct. 12. A meagre report ha-
been received of another Important engage
ment between the Spanish forces undo
General Echaguc and Antonio Macco , li
which It Is claimed the Insurgents su&talnci
very heavy losses , and the loss.es of tbc
SpanlardH were admittedly severe. Detail
are very hard to obtain nnd are carefully
guarded by the authorities. The battl
occurred October 8.
General Echague reports thut he found th
Insurgents very strongly entrenched umle
Macco himself , on the heights of Gualltos
Routh of Cacara Jlcara , In Plnnr del Rio
These heights were bombarded for Hire
hours with all the means at tbo command o
the Spanish commander. At the end of tha
time ho took the heights by assault , and pu
many of the Insurgents to death with th
bayonet , causing them a heavy loss. It 1
supposed they suffered a still further los
by a heavy cannonade , which wan directe (
at their rctr.-at. It appears from the ofilcla
report that the troops lost fifteen killed
The Insurgents returned to San Pedro do
Camclllo. toward Consolation del Norte , to
Calguanabo after burning their camp.
CII12AV MlbTltK.SS GUAYAQUIL
Temporary Shelter , Kooil mill Cloth
Inur Neeileil for the lloiuelesx ,
GUAYAQUIL , Ecuador , Oct. 12. Frush at
tempts of an Incendiary nature have been
mado. Several ulurmlng fires have oc
curred In parts of the city not touched b >
the grcut conflagration , but tbo vigilance o
the firemen prevented them from spreading
Several moro arresls have been made In con
ucctlon with these fires.
A largo meeting has been held , at whlc !
n rniiimlslon was appointed lo procure re
Ilct funds nnd provide tents and other tern
pornry khollcr for the homeless citizens
Churches and schools which vere left stand
Ing are filled and rough wooden sheds nr
br-lnc erected as fast a ponilblo In differ
out part * of the city. Already over IOC
charted bodies hnvo been fouud In tb
ruins , nnd others are being dlscovcrc
wherever Iho debris left by Iho firn Is dls
lurbcd. It Is now known also that man
persons were driven by the flnincR to tb
water and were drowned.
Veiie . - In Slwlit.
LONDON , ( lot. 12. It If leirncd that th
conference ) held on Saturday between th
ninrqulr- Splbihury , the secretory of stal
for tbo colcnlo * , Mr. Jnrcph Cbamberlali
and tbo llrll'nh ' aiulMMilor at Washington
Sir Julln-i Pnunrcfnto , was most satisfactory
and It la iH'llevi.-il Ir. tbo highest quarter
thai at It'.TBt the gonnral principle ol arb
( ration and the settlement of Iho" Veno
rtiolan question will be decided upon with th
Unltod Stales before tbo end of : this montl
Sir Julian PnunccfotoxalU for Now Yor
on Wednesday with final InatrUCtluniT'oti th
i ; Aid to ( inn ) niiiill ,
Ll.lPern Oct. 12 ( Via Galvc ton. )
The Peruvian cruiser Lima leaven lonlgh
( u-i.i ( nod cIotbliiK , etc. , to the value o
M ' " > sis | , for thi ) relict of Peruvians dU
I tn i < l Uy ihu great Jlio In Quayaqul
I ' * ador.
Coses of Importance in Which the People
Hero Are Interested.
MAXIMUM FREIGHT RATE MATTER LEADS
Great Controversy to He IlenrK'ied nt
the Prexent Sitting of the
_ t > iiiiilin Ylnilnet dine oil
, the DoeUvf.
WASHINGTON , Oct. 12. 'Special Tclo-
ram. ) Six hundred and twelve cases arc
own for hearing before the supreme court
f the United States , which began the Oc-
ober term this morning. This number Is
decided decrease from recent years , and
ndlcatcs that the court , as at present con-
tltutcd. Is a working body , only one mem *
> er of which Is allowed any sort of liberty
n consideration of cases , the venerable
Stephen J. Field , who will be 80 years
Id on November 4 , having been born In
SIC. Ho was appointed to his present po-
Itlon by President Lincoln In 1SC3.
On the docket as Issued this morning Ne-
iraska Is not without representation , tbc
ascs of most general Interest to the people
f tbc state being the maximum rate , which
bo court desires to have argued ever
gnln. not being entirely satisfied with the
ircsentatlon of the figures as introduced In
udge Woolworth'3 brief and not met In
\ttorncy General Churchill's or John L.
Vebstcr's printed arguments. The Mia-
ourl Pacific Hallway against the State
loan ! of Transportation , commenced In 1S90 ,
s aha down for bearing and Is first on the
locket. The Western Union Telegraph
'ompany. plalntlft In error , against 1) .
Cemp , appeal from the Nebraska supreme
court , also commands attention. The case
of the Fitzgerald & Mallory Construction
company against Mary Fitzgerald , ailmln-
stratrlx of the John Fitzgerald estate , Is
ar down on the list and will not be reached
or some time.
Omaha Is vitally Interested In the appeal
: aken by the Uurllngton against the opinion
of the state supreme court compelling that
company to repair the viaduct over Its
C. E. Magoon of Lincoln came In thin
morning to present to the supreme court
irgumcnt for the advancement of
" 'honey ' against nil by , appeal fiom the
AFTER ANOTHEH EXTENSION.
Ex-Senator Paddock arrived In Washing-
ion last night from Nebraska. He Is here
'or the purpose of seeing If another exten
sion of tlmo of payment for the Otoe and
Missouri lands In Nebraska and Kansas can
not -be secured. Mr. Paddock bad a con-
"oroncc with Secretary Francis today , dur-
ng which the entire matter was dhcusscil
at some length for the benefit of the new
secretary. No definite action was taken In
the matter , but the representative of the
settlers Is sanguine that the secretary will
onscnt to having another proposition laid
before th ? Indians for action. It will bo re
called that the Indians consented to allow
: ho settlers a rebate of ten years' Interest
'rom the total amount due for the lands
on condition that settlement was made In
lull within ninety days after notice from
the secretary of the Interior of the deter
mination of the Indians. Tbc-o notices
wrro all distributed to the settlers by about
the middle of August and the ninety days
will expire some time next month. It will
require that length of time to submit a
new proposition to the Indians and Mr.
"addock hopes to have tbo machinery set
In motion within a day or two.
Speaking politically , Senator Paddock salt'
chat while the fight In Nebraska was a nan !
one ho thought the state vote would be
en to Mr. McKlnley , In which case he
thinks republicans of Hint state will be
more entitled to credit than any other body
of republicans In the country. The ex-sen
ator Is accompanied by S. C. Smith of
Silas C. Sweet of DCS Moincs was toilaj
admitted to practice before the supreme
Foreign agents of the Agricultural de
partment confirm the reports from Europoar
centers of a shortage In tbo wheat crop ol
Hussla and India. Similar advices were
received toJay by the State department con
firmatory of tbo Agricultural department ad
vices , with the additional Information that
Argentina Is situated likewise.
A postofilco has been established .it Moore
Albany county , Wyo. , with Edwin Moore as
HAD HKASONS KOIl UICSICNINC
Henry Clay Snillh'H Ailrolt n
from Siininuir ) INIIIHNII | | | .
WASHINGTON. Oct. 12. The letter o
Secretary Olney , accepting the resignation
of Henry Clay Smith , appointed from Ala
bama as United States consul at Santos
Ura7.ll , reads :
DKPAUTMKNT OF STATE , WASHING
TON. Oct. 0. Mr. Henry CIny Smith , No
.riC2il ! D street , N. W. . Washington. D. C.
Sir : I huvo the honor to acknowledge
the receipt of tin- registered letter of tbo
Stb Inst. addressed to the president , am
by him received In due courro of mnil , on
the afternoon of the 9th , the material con
Icnt8 of which , however , appeared In at
leiist one Washington paper on the i-vcn-
Inir of the Stb. In It you tender your resig
nation of the ofllco of consul of tbo I'nltci
States at Santcci. Urazll.
It IH not deemed a violent assumptloi
Unit your resignation la tendcicd In wcl
Brountled anticipation of tbo probable ac
tion of the president upon numerous
charges of personal and ofllclal misconduct
some of which have been on lllo In this
department for a conwldeniblo period , all o
which have been called to your attention
and none of which you have cither rufutci
or satisfactorily explained.
As , however , tbo acceptance of your
resignation by relieving the public ; service
of tbo Injurious consequences of your con
nection with It answers practically nl
the purposes which could bo accomplished
by your dismissal. I nm directed by the
president to notify yon that your resigna
tion la accepted , lioHiirotriilly yonrH.
KAI.LINfi OFIIN POSTAL HHCISU'TS
Inillentlnii of How UIIHIIVHH | IH Walt
lilt : for I'nlltlenl Settlement.
WASHINGTON , Oct. 12. The effect of th
political agitation on business Is Indicate
by the falling off In postal receipts. For th
quarter ended September 30 , there Is a fall
Ing off of Jl.GOO.OOO as compared with th
quarter ended In June and $63,000 as com
pared with the quarter ended September 3
of last year. Whllo the loss Is not largo fo
the last quarter as compared with the cor
responding quarter of 1S95 , It has taken plac
In face of tbo fact that the postal revcnti
Increases more rapidly than population It
prosperous years , and tbcro should hav
been an Increase of nearly $1,000,000 undo
fiOT TOO HOT FOIl THK FIIKMICN |
MllNNiioIiiiNettN TOUII Vlxlleil ! > > n Se
CHEAT UAKHINGTON. Mass. , Oct. 12.
This town was visited tonight by the great
est conflagration In Its history. It dotroyut
the major part of the business ucctlon o
the town. The flro started In the Kennedy
hotel and spread rapidly to adjoining build
lugs. The flro department responded
promptly , but the lire bad gained HUC
headway and tbo heat was so IntenseDm
they were driven from the street and coul <
only right the flames from tbc rear. N
statement of the loss can bo obtained a
this hour ,
Shipping I' ' " ' futile.
PIEUHE , S. I ) . , Oct. 12. ( Special Tele
gram ) Ten trains of fat cattle left her
for the market today and ycateiJay. JIIOUK
cattle are waiting for cars to make us utun
more trains tomorrow auil uext day.
'YPOS TAKIS AN IHONOI.A'n OATH.
'rlntrrx Ktrrnr to Illil Hie Villon of
Certnln Soerrl Inutile Hltm * .
COLORADO SPUINGS , Cold. , Oct. 12.
Ono hundred and ninety delegates from all
uirts of the United States and Canada were
iresent when the forty-thrd scsilon of the
ntcrnatlonal Typographical union was
ailed to order today by President William
1. Prescott. nev. M. tfi. Carrlngton of
'ucblo , Colo. , delivered an addrc a which
roused great cnthuilasm.
In his biennial address'Prcslihnt Prcs-
ott said that In spite of adverse conditions
luring tbo past five years thu union was
tronger today numerically and financially
ban ever before In Its history.
Committees wore 'appointed to arrange
ho work of the convention and the delegates
pent the afternoon vIsltlnR points of In-
crest In the vicinity. The most Important
commlttco to report Is the1 erne oppolnted to
nvcstlgato the condition of the Chllds-
) rcxcl Institute and to make BugKcsttons
as to the course to bo pursued for the re-
let and care of Indigent printers.
The" principal matter of business today
vas ndmlnlstcrlii ! ! to the delegates an Iron
clad oath binding them to do all In tbclr
lower to put dawn certain secret societies ,
mown as the Brotherhood In St. Louis , tbo
3arton league and the Juanlta In New York ,
t Is asserted that these secret societies
exist In the unions In thu cbovo titles and
hat they are formed to control the elections
of officers and the legislation of "Ilie Inter
national union In favor of certain subor-
Hnato unions throughout the country. Tbc
natter created considerable excitement , but
Inally every delegate present , and some
fifty cx-delegJtcs who were present In Iho
convention hall , rose and took tlio oath.
MIKIUCAN SAU.OUS TAICH XO PAUT.
line for Ititerniitloiiul Federation
HUM Not Yet
CHICAGO. Oct. 12. The sailors of the
United States have decided to iuitv no part
n tbc proposed International effort to sc-
cure an advance In wag s or togngngo In
an International strike. In submitting Ms
ofllclal report to the orgalilzatlonf T. J. El-
lerkln , secretary of the International'union ,
says : $
"During the month the oxocullvo board
las voto.l on the question submitted by the
Jrltlsli Seamen's union respecting the for
mation of an International fcdor.Ulon of
iiarlllmc workers. The ututiliuVn\ : opinion
) f the executive board Is that wfillo heart-
ly In favor of n world-wide federation , the
first need Is for a federation among our
selves. H U true the Inlcraarjjjtial Sea
men's union of America , baa acquired a po
sition of which it may bo reasonably , proud.
The seamen must be thorotiKnlyi'organlzcd
n their owr ranks , nnd thenbiifederated
nationally. " When this Is accomplished the
International federation will Ijc .within Iho
scope of national discussion. " W
C/AIIINA'S INTKHHST I.V .UIMHMA.
TellN it IelcKaloii of I.nliurjM- " tlint
She HUM the CniiNe nt IfPnrt.
LONDON , Oct. 12. The czarlnajprcvlous
to leaving Dalmoral for Franco , received a
delegation of laborers wh6 callcifiupon her
to ask for her support for thf ufferlng
Armenians. The audience , however , was
granted on the condition that noimac should
bo said about it until her nujeslrajll-ft Eng
land. The delegation. It now appWrs , urged
the czarliu to do something lo a lay/Ill e hand
of the sultan , and her tnajwty replied.th t
so far she had not Interfered m7ttllltlodn
politics , although she wa * roAijr to rte
anything In her power to hslp iljiri ) ? ab'put
a crusade against the Stirling' ' 'xjridlUonB
at Constantinople , adding ; .Tyt f
"A moro wominly or ChrluWX. action
than helping to alleviate the suffering of the
poor Armenians Is hardljconcolvuble. . Rest
assured of my heartfelt Interest in tbc cause
you have at heart. "
MAY IIUIIY Hill AT CAXTRlllllIllY.
\ \ ' . 13. RlnilHioiie Deeply Sndilcii.-il nt
Trinle Dentil of nn Olil Krleiicl.
CHESTER. Eng. , Oct. 12. Thulromalns of
the archbishop of Canterbury , E < ward White
DciiEon , D. D. , who died suddenly at divine
Ecrvlco In the church at Inwardon yester
day , where be was the guest oi Rt. Hon.
W. E. Gladstone , are still , t the ; rectory ot
Hawardcn , where they are watched by the
clergy. The body will be placed In a coflln
tonight and will then bo tiansportcd to the
church. It has been decided that If the homo
secretary will permit It , the body will bo
laid at rest In Canterbury cathedral.
Mr. GIadslo.no Is well , but "ho Is deeply
saddened at flic death of Mr. Benson , who
was an old friend of the cx-premlcr.
Hlo ilc Junelro-N I'nnlc ISxnKK
PARIS , Oct. 12. The president of tbc Na
tional Drazillan bank has received a cable
message from Rio ( To Janeiro , emanating
from ofllclal sources there , stating that the
report of the financial and commercial panic
announced In a dispatch to a London papei
on Saturday last , which caused a fall of
3t In Brazilians , was exaggerated. The mes
sage adds that the rate of exchange has not
changed during the last few days and nays
that the Drazillan government knows
no reason for granting a morlatum of six
.111 n I n tn re inrtli < | imKc OH Seotlnnil
DUNDARTON , Scqtland , Oct. 12. A
serious subterranean disturbance , very much
Ilko an carlhquako on a small scale , took
place hero today at 10:30 : o'clock. The steam
ship Circassian , which vtAs lying off the
quay , was suddenly shaken and vlolcntlj
moved thlrly feet by a commotion under her
stern.Tno bank , was heaved for a dis
tance of 100 feet and the shipyard was con
siderably damaged. The w6rkmcn on bean
tbc Circassian were panlcKtrlcken.
Seriimlile for HoKi-fiiT'H Sliocx.
LONDON , Oct. 12. The Times expresses
the belief that the rival claims of Sir Wil
liam Vernon Harcourt and Mr. Asqulth for
the succession to the leadership ot the liberal
party will compel the rccajl of Mr. Glad
stone to try to unite the party. Lord Rose-
bcry has cancelled all o ( his political en
gagements , but bo docs irtl intend to with
draw permanently frorif public life.
I'o er In Pence or-In Wnr.
ST. PETERSUURG , Oct. 12. The Russian
newspapers' are unanimous in expressing the
opinion that the review of tbc French troops
by the czar at Chalona rlgiillHs that If the
two powers , Rti-ala ana/France , are sincerely
pacific , they also , by acting In unison
possess the force necessary to secure re
spect. ' .
IlrenkfiiNtH ivltli ( fix iU-Kliueiit MexH
DARMSTADT , Oct. ' l-J-.TIio czar , tbc
Grand Duke Scrglus , and1 tbtt grand duke o
Hesse breakfasted thlg morhlng with tbc
ofllcors of the Twenty-fourth dragoons , o
which /cglment his uiajJ ty "was appolntc (
honorary colonel ou Saturday last.
Treaty ! lut-veeii Krniice ( mil UuxMln
PARIS , Oct. 12.-rThe' Evenment alleges
that a treaty of nlllan.-c between Franco
and Russia was drafted In 1889 and was
signed on May 27 last liy .M , Do Montbello
and the lalo Prince Lgbanoft , Russian rain
later of foreign affairs.
Another Plot of TurkHli SlnileiitH.
LONDON. Oct. . 12.-rAn Athens dispatch lethe
the Times uaye tbu governor of Mytllcno had
discovered a plat of Turkish students to
bring about u general ninenacro of Chris
tlans , and four ot thy rlbglcadoni have been
CmperorVIIIIiiiu Will Vlxll Ivrtiii | |
LONDON , OoU" 12 , A Ilerlln dispatch to
the Chronicle says that' ' L'mperor Wllllan
In to visit the Krupptorks to Inspect an
Invention of great mlportance for Improving
the power and durability of eun .
Pr'neelllhiiuirek'H ' Ili-allli PreenI-IOIIH
LONDON , Oct. 12.-Tho corre pendent o
the Chronicle at Parli nays beha * goo.
authority for Raying tu-i Prince Ulsinarck a
health Is causing scrlc anxiety ,
JANK ROBBER'S ' CONFESSION
Young Man Arrested nt Lake Mills Tells
His Story , but Not His Nauio.
CRIME WAS PLANNED BY HIS BROTHER
I'no Men Undertook llu > Primp nml
the One \Vlio Plnnneil It Took III *
I.Ifillntlior Tlutn hull-
mil to Cu | il tire.
FAIRMONT , Minn. , Oct. 12. Tbc second
Shcrburnc bank robber Is guarlcd by tlo :
nlMlla hero tonlKht , grave fears of an at
tempt at lynching being entertained by the
authorities. Tlio young desperado gives as
ils reason for not divulging his name that
10 has a praying mother and sister of very
high connection and icputo and be will never
allow them to stand tbc stigma of such a
crime. Ho Is the coolest man In Fair-
uont tonight , although there Is great dan
ger of his dangling at a rope's end before
nornlng. The county officials at 8 o'clock
tonight called out fifty members of com
pany I ) and bavo them stationed Inside the
all enclosure. A report was received from
Shcrburno that n mob was formlns there
to march on the jail here , but officers de
clare they will not surrender their man.
On tbc street a great deal of excitement
LAKE MILLS. la. , Oct. 12. The young man
under arrest here on a charge of having
Ijccn Implicated In the double murder and
bank robbery at Shcfburne hat made a eon
'esslon acknowledging that be wrs SFSO late I
In the affair. He says that the man killed
while resisting arrest near Elmore was hlr
brother. Hc , will not reveal his true naim
nor tbc location of Ills home.
The confession was secured by his captor
Marshal Uuby. In It he declares that hh-
brother planned the rubbery and killed
the two men In the Shcrburne bank. After
detailing the killing of the two men he said
ho and his brother were greatly alarmed
lest they be penned up In the bank , and
both agreed that they must work rapidly
Ho continues :
HI-TOUTS TO ESCAPE.
"I went to the money drawer and took mil
the money. I thought there was about $700
In the bunch that I bad. I put It In a sack
that we had for that purpa-e. And then we
cut the screen to the window and left town
on our bicycles. Just as we got on thf
bicycles I handed my brother the money and
ho put It In his bicycle bag.Ve separated
about two and one-half or three miles out
of rhcrburne. My brother , being the best
rider , made south for the state line , and 1
took a southwesterly direction , until I goi
south of Jackson , and then I struck south
along tbc DCS Moincs river to Algona. Then
I crossed the country around by Ilrltt and
Forest City lo Lake Mills. I bad a pretty
hard tlmo getting through. "
After making the confession lo Mnrtshal
Huby , the latter wanted the prisoner to tell
hl right name , but ho shook his head and
ald ; "I do not wish to let my fokn ! know
anything about this. I suppose I shall plead
guilty , under an assumed uame. "
The nameho first gave upon bclns taken
Into custody was Jim McMuIlen. Ho noxv
says that It Is fictitious , but will give no
other , so that under that narao he will
probably bo Indicted. Ho will bo taken tr
the Uluo Earth county Jail , located In Ulm
Earth City , for safekeeping. SB It Is con
sidered dangerous to lodge him In the count }
Jail at Falrmount. the county scat of
Martin county. In which the Shciburne affair
A dispatch from Sherburne says the body
of the dead robber. J. D. Salr , was Interred
at ShcrburncSunday. . The only bervlco wai
a short prayer by Kcv. J. J. Lulz. Thou
sands of people came In from all directions
The other funeral was that of George A
Thorburn. the dead cashier. The Independ
ent Order of Odd Fellows lodge , of which
the deceased was a member , bad charge of
the funeral , and Rev. C. E. Walker preached
the funeral sermon. The body will bo sent
MINNEAPOLIS. Oct. 12. An Albert Lea
special to the Journal says : The second
Shorburno balilc robber raptured at Lake
Mills la. , passed through hero In custoday
on his way to Ulue Earth City , where he
Ls to bo Jailed for safety. He would certainly
bo lynched In Martin county , where the
crime was committed , and there Is fear thai
even In Farlbault an attempt to lynch him
may bo made. He has confessed. In addition
to his previous admissions , that ho and the
head robber , his brother , fired a barn at
Heron Lake , Minn. , a week ago today , with
the Idea of robbing the bank during the ex
citement. Owing to the care the cashier
took to lock up the funds the plan failed.
Ho says they broke Into a hardware store
at Shcrburno and stele their revolvers
A Mason City , la. , special says that the
dead robber , known as J. 1) . Salr. has boon
Identified as Jesse Lake , who clerked In that
city last May.
I2I.KCTUIC CAIl .HUM'S Till : TUACK.
PerMOiiM SerloiiNl- Injured , lint
All Will Live.
CHICAGO , Oct. 12. An electric car on the
Madison street electric line , while going at
a high rate of speed. Jumped the track near
Fifty-second street , and crashed Into a tree
and Ihcn rolled over on Us side In a ditch.
Of the passengers on the car eight were
seriously Injured. They are :
Charles Hamlln , motorman. burled under
derailed car ; .badly bruised and injured
Frank Mills , cut about the head by glass
and badly bruised ; Injured Internally.
Charles Miller , conductor , bead cut by
glass and anna and legs bruised ; Internal
Injuries ; removed to his home.
Vlt Molket , arm broken and flesh lacerated
by broken bones ; cut by broken glass ; In
jured Internally ; condition serioua ,
Joseph Wlrkowskl. head and shoulders
bruised ; scalp wounds from broken glass ;
Three other passengers , whcsc nanus could
not bo learned , were badly bruised.
.NATIONAL MVIJSTOCK KXCIIANGi : .
Uefnlliltloii AlCiliiHt Germany for H.\-
cliiMlon of Amerlein Ciitllf 1'rueil.
FOUT WORTH. Tox. , Oct. 12. The Asso
ciated prees dispatch relative to a rumor
that Germany had decided to exclude Amer
ican canned goods was discussed by the ex
ecutive committee of the National Live
Stock cxchai go at Us mooting tonight. The
matter was referred to the meeting of the
exchange which commences tomorrow. The
body will declare lUolf strongly along tbo
line of reciprocity , prohibition of Canadian
cattle exportation through the United States
and retaliation against all foreign govern
ments seeking to discriminate against the
meat product of the United Plates. The
meeting will bo largely attended by mem
bers of the exchange. Tbc city la filling up
rapidly by visiting guests of the exchange.
PLAYS WII1LI3 PATH UK LIKS IH3AI ) .
Mllliui IliiMHell Aplx-iii-H on lii <
fur SiiUu < > f ( InClioriiH Ulrlx ,
ST. LOUIS , Oct. 12. In plto of the
fact that MUs Lillian Russell's father
Is lying dead at his homo nho
appeared In her usual role In the
comic opera , "An American Hcauty. " at the
Century theater tonight. She was not noil-
flrd of bin death until this morning. Ilei
reasons for playing , an given , ate that she
did not desire to deprive the sixty chorus
t'lrlg of a night's wages. She said they
could 111 afford It end ulio wai willing to
uiako the sacrifice In tbclr bcbalf.
IIIIYA.V TALKS IX MINN1M = XH.IS.
SlU.-r Nominee Ail.lre--.ci.
MeetlitKN In tile Flntir (
MINNEAPOLIS. Oct. 12. Wll
nlngs Uryan came from St. Paul I
this afternoon and Minneapolis rr <
with enthusiasm. lie spoke to
nu'etlngs tonight In these places
tlon hall , llrldge square on the banks ( if the
.Mississippi river Just outside the hall , Ly
ceum theater , to an audience of women , and
Yale place , a public square in the city. Mr.
Uryan rested In St. Paul all morning , llu
stajed In his room at the- Hotel Ityan until
after luncheon , when ho held an Informal
reception In the parlors. With Mrs. Uryan
by his side the randldate stood In a doorwa )
and smiled to the greetings of the hundreds
of persons who tiled past during the course
of an hour. Mr. Uryan having expressed a
preference to make the journey between the
twin Cities by trolley ratbrr than In his
private car , a special car. elaborately deco
rated , was engaged. Arrived hero a second
reception was held In the West hotel , and
tlun Mr. and Mrs. Uryan were driven to the
homo of State Senator S. II. Howard , where
they took dinner. Hut Ing their absence the
Veterans' Uryan club of Minneapolis. 203
gray-haired warriors , marched to the hotel
and formed a elrelo In the spacious lobby.
When he came out they gu\p him a royal re
ception and racortid him to Exposition
lull. No such i-rowtl lus been packed \ > ulmi
tbo walls of that building slnco the day
wlicu- the republican convention nominated
Benjamin llanlson for president In 1S'J2.
It has a seating capacity of 8.300. Every
seat was occupied and there was a stun ll.ig
armv of vorv many' more lined nrouii'l Ibo
walls and choking the aisles. Outside the
hell , the crowd was so great that the FPIV-
Ices of a squad of policemen were tcqtilrod
to force an entrance for Mr. flo.ui wlu-n
he arrived. The hall was profusely decorated
and * Iho demonstration was i-utiusbsi'c '
throughout. Ex-Mayor 1'hlllp It. Winston
pteslded over tlil < ! nicotine and after tlu
demonstration which greeted the candidate
had subsided , ho Introduced n. C. Marchard.
who on behalf of a "largo i art of til" Inbnr-
Ing class of Minneapolis. " .m-ir-Hc 1 to Mr.
t'ryan an Inkstand made so the speaker
said , of gold and silver at i ri'lr , of H to I.
This brought an outburst of ipplrtiiJis Mi.
Crjan stepped to the front of the H'npc to
begin bis speech. When the night's Epcreh-
maklng was ended. Mr. Uryan .IIM b.x rarly
irtlred to their private ji.r , prfi-niiii ; to
spend the night there rather than Ic lls-
turbcd by the departure for Ouliith at.n
early hour In the morning. ConsicKs'nini
Towno , the leader of the silver movement In
this state , Joined The party K-ro ntiu will
accompany It throughout tbo sta * .
In his pildrejn at Exposition hall , Mr.
Dryan t.ald : "I would not fa\or the fiee
coinage of slher did I not believe It would
bo far the best Intelests of three wl < toll
In 'his country. I have not belonged to Him
cliiss known as workliiRinrn. bpcaune m >
profession lias hern that of a lawyer , but
1 bavo been taught to believe tbo legal pro
fession miift have something to rest upon as
a foundation. Lawyers do not produce
wealth. Unices there Is wealth produced , a
lawjor will si Her and I have be-on brought
up to believe all the classes which rest
upon the producers of wealth ecu onlj
prosper when the producers of wealth are
irosporous. And , thc-rcfor < \ I am not en-
.Ircly uiiHulflub when I drslro such legisla
tion as will crablc them to have more than
Miough to cat end drink. I want them to
: iavo enough to bo comfortable- , because
un'll they prod-ice there Is nothing to dls-
trtbu'c , and If ti.uy simply produce without
enjoying , > ou dliaiuraKa the production of
wealth BO they will ceago to produce. "
Tbc speaker then read extracts from n
speech bv Senator Wanhburn In the senate
July HJlK' | tiu\vhlclWh ) tald that the
tariff of 1&90 was not followed by better
tlmen end adJt-l : "Ought the senator to lie
surprised If VIP arc alarmed at the same
thing whlcl. scared him four ytars ago ? "
Then ho talked about democrats who had
liccn "dragged out" of the democratic party
and icpubllcans who have "come to us"
TO TALK IT OVlJli WITH \\ATSO.V.
Si-iintnr Under on | | AVny In Clil-
eilRO ll > DlHI-IIHN I'llMlOII.
WASHINGTON , Oct. 12. Chairman Hut-
lor of the populist national committee
left for Chicago today to attend the con
ference of the populist commlttccmcn to
morrow. This meeting Is expected to br
an Important one. It probably will deal
with the iucstlon | of fusion between dem-
ocrjts and populists on the electoral tick
ets. There has been Eomo criticism In cer
tain quarters of the course of the populist
committee- the matter of fublon , and
especially In Colorado and Kansas , In which
state ? Mr. Watson receives no recognition.
There may ho an effort to secure a change
In tbofo states , so as to give Watson rep
resentation. It Is probable Senator But
ler will make a full explanation of his
course to the committee , with the view to
securing Its endorsement , and that an effort
will bo made to have the committee agree
upon an address to ( ho country. It Is be
lieved hero Mr. Watson's letter In rcgj
to the vice presidential nomination w II
not be made public until after tbo result
of the conference Is known.
ATLANTA. Ga. , Oct. 12. A special to the
Journal from Tomson sajs : Hon. Thoinca
E. Watson Is still confined to Ills room.
His physician , Dr. F. S. Harrison , Informed
the Journal correspondent this morning that
whllo Mr. Watson was Improving bis throat
was still ono complete mass of sores am ]
under no circumstances could ho speak In
less than ten or twclvo days and that It
was very doubtful If he could take tbc
stump again during tbc present campaign.
Prominent populists In close touch with
him state that Mr. Watson Intended to
make a complete tour of Kansas and Colorado
rado with the Intention of smashing the
present fusion arrangements In those two
states. National Commlttccman Heed will
meet the committee. In Chicago and rep
resent Mr. Watson. The Jpurnal correspond
ent has received reliable Information that
If a fusion could be arranged for an clcetor.il
ticket In Kancas and Colorado Mr. Watson
would then bow to the ruling of the na
tional committee on other matters and en
ter actively Into the campaign In thn doubt
ful states. The condition of Mr. Watson's
throat , however , makes It doubtful whether
be will bo , able to make anv more speeches.
ii.v\r. TitoriiT.M TO ( TTrr ON TIUKUT.
Nntliiiuil DriiHK-rnilc l'iir < > ' In \ru
Yfttli Told lo 1'lnil n New Nnme.
NEW VOHK , Oct. 12. In the nupremo
court of Kings county today Judge Clement
decided In favor of tbu democratic county
committee's protest against tbo use upon
the ofllclal ballot of the designation "na
tional democratic" by the gold standard
democrats. In his opinion Judge Clement
says that the political party name of he-
national democratic party Is substantially
the Kami , ' as the democratic party and in
fringes upon ( ho right to tbo use thereof
of the party known as tbo regular demo
cratic party. The matter will at once be
taken up to the appellate division for fur
ther argument. At the board of election !
several days ago the commissioners refused
to put the names of the Shcpard party
nominees on the ballots under the head ol
the national democratic party. A writ ol
mandamus Is applied for to compel the corn-
mlfalotiors to do r.o.
SPRINGFIELD , 111. , Oct. 13.The Stole
Hoard of Review today heard the objections
filed by ThcodorV Neluon. secretary of tlu
democratic state central committee , to plac
Ing the ticket of the gold ctamlurd demo
crats upon the olllclal ballot under the
title "Independent Demociacy. " The bean
of review decided to place tbo ticket 011 the
official ballot under the title "Imlependcn
Gold Standard Pemocracy. "
Hey Murderer In DiuiKei * of Liiefilm ;
ST. JOfJKI'II , Mo , , Got. 12.-lJxtra jjuunJ-
woru plucpd about tbo jail tonight for the
purport ) of taking euro of uny mob whli-1
might call for tbo imrpjxo of lynrl-lim
young ItiiKc'o , tin nclt'-ronfi-HKcil murderer
of Mrs. Kiito liiiumlec , BluuT Amlilani
toduy received Information Horn Atkoo to
the effect tluit It would In ui II 10 look on
for a mob , UH tinp'oplt ' of that c > 'tlui
biivo derided lo tul.u tlc ) law 111 their n\vi
1 liur.du. -
TORJI ON ATLANTIC COAST'
Tow Jor/oy Shores Feel the Fury of &
Terrible Northcnst Qnlo.
CONEY ISLAND IS GREATLY DAMAGED
'ntnniiN Selill t'oneert Hull nt
llrlKliloit lleiu-h IN Wreolteil .
lleneli llmihCM unit Summer
NEW YOltlC. Oct. 12. A veritable hurrl-
anc- has mvopt over this section of tlu coun-
ry yesterday and today , the wind blowing
vlth terrible force , reaching at Sandy Hook
velocity of scvonty-fivo miles an hour
t-st nlpht. The tldo rose to a helpht many
oet greater than has been seen fpr years
; ml tb waves all along the Atlantic cu.ist
wpt In with a force that carried every-
hli g before , them and did damage to the
mount of many hundreds of thousa-.rls ot
Sandy llocik and points along tbo Jersey
List , ft'lt the fury of Mio storm moit of all ,
jut Coney Island experienced , so far UH has
ol been learned , the most direful reunite ,
lit ? bctiches were swept clean , pavilions *
vero overturned and carried seaward , balli
ng houses and board walks , everything not
ar Inland on HIP famous Island was torn ,
ip and piled beyond the coast line or car <
led out lo hca. At llrlghtnn Roach the
tone walks In front of Iho big hotel were
inder water and toward the end of thin
ftcrnosn. tin- famous Scldl concert hall was
nund.itcd and partially carried away. The
veil kept lawns In front of tbc Oriental
lotol , and Manhattan I'.caih bold were laid
vnsto and the lower portions of Iho hotels
ioodi-d. Innumerable small buildings were
iHicd up bodily and carried away by wind
At Far Rockaway Ihe fury of the gale wo *
ndescrlbable. Those houses which were
tullt on piles In sand were washed away ,
nd those higher up , which for > earo have
iccn out of tbo reach of the highest tldco ,
vere loday Hooded.
Along Iho Jersey coast moat of the dam
age was done lo piers and lo breakwaters.
Meliorations bad been made , as forewarn-
ngs of the atorm bad been given some days-
before. As yet very little damage to ship-
dug has been icpnrUd. for , on account ot
varnlngH. many craft delayed ti.illtng , and
others that hud cleared returned for a nafo
Only five steamers arrived today , namely :
Mt-uomsha. from Slocklon-on-Tces. Aller ,
rom llremcn ; KaUer Wllhclm 11 , from
Genoa ; Anchorla , from Glasgow , and Ccvlc ,
rom Liverpool. Among the steamers due
nro the Nocoochcc , from Savannah ; Seml-
lalo , from Charleston ; two Obi Dominion
Iners , from Richmond and Norfolk ; AI-
lanca. fiom Colon ; Elmar , from New Or-
cans ; Schlcdamm , from Amsterdam ; Croft ,
'rom Dundee ; Llandaff City , from Swansea ,
and iHlrla , from Smyrna. They may bo
nsldc the hook , but as communication Is
cut off It la liupcaslble to learn anylhlng *
about them. At last reports from the quar
antine station the wind was blowing a. frtsh
jalo from the southeast , with weather
CONEY ISLAND SWEPT.
Coney Island beach was swept by the
waves of the highest tide In the history ot
; ho famous resort. A largo number of tem
porary structures along the water front
were destroyed. The boulcvaid wnu Hooded'
as far as Neptune avenue. The shelter
louses nt the Intersection or the concourBO
and boulevard were washed away. Waves
running mountain high battered the plaza
in front of tha Ilrlghton lleacli hotel , and
: ere away part of tbc concert pavilion In
which Antonio Poldl's orchestra gives Its
> erformanccs. The Ocean hotel , west of the
Hrlghlon Reach hotel , was surrounded by
water and Its foundations were racked.
S'umcrous bathing pavilions and amusement
louses , Including the llrlghtnn , were either
wrecked or damaged , among tbo latter being
the club house of tbo Seaside Athletic club.
Tbo old Iron pier , which was believe. , to bo
nvlliclble , was buffeted by tbc storm , and
over twenty windows were cut In two by the
mighty Impact of the waves.
At 2 o'clock the waves we're still working
havoc , wrecking everything they could
teach on the bejch. Manhattan lleacli
shared Ihe disaster with other sections of
tbo Island. Much of Ihe ornaments on thu
grounds In front of the Manhattan Beach
hotel were swept away and the magnificent
lawn In front of the swell Oriental hotel
was made dismal waste.
At 2:30 : o'clock a monster wave struck
tbo concert pavilion at Ilrlghtan beach
and tore away two-thirds of the structure.
The Ilrlghton Beech race track stables are
flooded and tbo hoiscs have been removed
to stables along the boulevard. A rough
esllmato of the financial loss along tbo
Coney Island beach places It at $200.000.
Hog Islind , during the afternoon , added
another big section to that portion which
had previously gone out to sea und another
such storm would wipe it and several other
adjoining districts out ot existence alto
gether. The ferry house , dock , board walk
and pavilion of the Far Rockaway Improve
ment company were totally wrecked. The
Casino , the United States hotel and the
Tackapausba bouse and tbo Dolphin hotel
were among those buildings which had at
leabt two feet of water on their ground
At Avcrne several summer collages were
lifted from Ihelr foundations and com
pletely wrecked. In Nev : Jersey all the
lowlands were under water and there ore.
as usual , washouts of railroads lying al" '
the coasl. Al Sandy Hook , where uvon
the breath of a breeze can bo twisted Into
a gale , last night's blow was a howllns
hurricane. The wjvts broke higher than
over before and at one time the old tower
which Incoming and outgoing ships signal
shook and tottered us though It would be
WOR8T IN SEVEN YEARS.
The term was the most devastating that
has visited Sea Iblc City since the great
Storm of 1889 , which was accompanied by
a tidal'wave. The sticcts were flooded and
many hotels and cottages along the narrow
strip of sand between Townncnd and Car
son's Inlets were wrecked or badly damaged.
Last eight the sea attacked the beach In
front of the Drunswlck hotel , the Uncut
structure on that pnrton of the coasl. To
day It completed Its work. Early In tlio
aftcrnonn , thp front of tbo building began
lo bag. It dropped 'wor and lower as tbo
waves beat up against It and In the rnlddlo
of Iho afternoon the structure fell In , a
moss of ruliiH. North of Sea lule City , tbo
fronts ot many of the cottages have been ,
undermined. Some of the cottages have al
ready fallen and others are ready lo fall.
Many cntattrophoa must come when Ihe sea
resumes Its pounding at high tide.
At Long Uranch the new lion pier which
many limes during thn day was affected to
its very foundation , II.IH thus far stood the
test. U is thought It may go before morn
ing It the force of tbc waves Is not abated1.
All day Iho gale blew fifty miles an hour
at Anbury park. At high lido , noon , It
scorned to bo at the maximum. Thousands
of people lined the shore and watched the
fury of tbu VUVPH and thu destruction that
came with every breaker. Every movable
thing that came within reach of the water
was useif au n banning ram to break down
the btructuics on the beach. The great walk
wna pounded to pieces In many places , From
Leal Lake lo the boundary line It Is u , com
plete wreck. The marble monument which
innrkH Ibo spot the New Era went clown
In the eaily days of Anbury Park wan un
dermined by Iho waves and toppled over
Into tbu ten. 'ibe D.uls utuillu nil Iho beach
wad caught up by Ihe WUVCB and carried
ontvaril and then ( shattered by tbo breakcrit.
Tbo bench IH Blrewn with wreckage. The
n'cntti In EK Haibor City , N. J. , were dU-
trruxinir Tbo v , Iml blew a hurricane all
d-ij mid all nit-lit nnd all day again , Many
hrmi'M were unrr.ofcd . und many ptoplo were
f-ici-1 inln n ( s'rrrt' ' Tonight a mall
trrln r.ianng'-d ' to tot through , after a bocl ! >
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