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SCBAKTON. PA.. SAT U 1 I) AY MOBNING, JANUABY -7. 1804.
TWO CENTS A COPY.
TO DEPOSE ftLL
The Conference of Municipal Reformers Takes
Action Against Bossisu.
PERMANENT ORGANIZATION URGED
It Is Designed to Form a General
Association, with Local Branches
In Each City Afflicted with Corrupt
Ftulers or Malodorous Municipal
Politics Speakers and Themes at
the Final Day of the Philadelphia
Gathering of Reformers.
Philadelphia, Jan. 26.
TODAY'S MMtoa of the untiounl
conference for ?ood city rot
ernruent was culled to ordsr by
Chairman Carter. After an ad
dress by Rev Was'niiiijton Gladden, of
Onlnmbnt, O . on "the Influence opou
ifficmliiii office" tlie folio win pream
ble aud resolutions were adopted un-
Whereas The elements brought tojretber
in this oonfertnot should DOt be allowed
to separate without providing seme per
manent agncy for eontinnug its work
and promoting the comparison of views,
tlio exchange of experience, the discussion
of methods, and that mutual confidence
and sympathy which adds so much to the
slretigth and enthusiasm of fellow work
er iu b great cause, it is therefore,
Kesolved: runt too presuieiu 01 mis
rouferi'Dce is requested o appoint a rep
resentative committee of seveu to prepare
apian for the organization of National
municipal league, which shall be "(imposed
of associations formed in American cities
and baviuit as an object the improvement
of municipal government. Upou the com
pletion ot the plan and its approval by
such associations, or as many of them as
the said cemmittee may deem necessary,
the committee shall declare the proposed
It ague to be fully organized and prepared
to enter upon its work.
Kesolved: That this conf-rence request
the committee to consider tho advisability
of calling a future conference at some time
and place to he determined by them.
OTHER THEMES AND SPEECHES.
Edwin D. Mead, of Boston, then
spoke npon "The promotion of inunici
pal reform bv education " He was
followed by H-nrv M. Wait-, of New
York, and Rev. J. H Ecob, ot Albuny.
in '.be interest of reform. At the af
ternoon session Alfred Bishop Mason,
of New York, read a paper on "How
to bring public sentiment to hear upon
Cie choice of good public officials
throng'a the pritnarius." Tii ad
dress of Samal B. Caiwn, of
Boston, "How to bring public ssnti
ment to bear npon the choice of good
public officials by means of selection
from the candidates of the regular par
ties, and by means of the occasional
nomination of independent candidates"
was read by Rev. Frederick Balwn. of
Boston. Charles Richardson, of Phila
delphia, closed the session with a paper
on '"Permanent Mtinicipal Parties."
The conference before adjourning
adopted the following:
Resolved, That in -the opiniou of this
conference it is vital to the attaiument of
good municipal government that national
politics should be divorced from city elec
tions and the admiuUtrutiou of city af
fairs. The conference also provided for the
appointment of a tub committee to
prepare plans for the formation of u
national municipal league. The con
ference then adjourned sine dia. A
public meeting was held this evening
ht which addresses were delivered by
Theodore Roosevelt, of tne national
civil service commission aud otUer.
scheme s part of t Wilson bill, but
who will vote for the combination
rather than see it fsil, agrees with Mr.
MoMilliti that it will not be defeated
HU ground for this belief is a conviction
that tba ultra incitu tax men, when
they come to a realization of the peril
in which the action of the caucus last
night placed the bill, ami to a concep
lion of the bitterness aroused by their
course, will recede from their extreme
position, and agree to n separation of
"I am firmly of the opinion," he said,
"that the bill, when it comes to a
final vote In tho bonsa will not contain
the income tax proposition."
TO RECALL H&W-MIAN MINISTER.
One Way of R-stoiinir Amicable Rela
tions with Hawaii.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26. -In the sen
ate Mr. Dolpb, Oregon, gave notice of
an amendment to the pending H awa
The amendment Is to add these
words: "aud with a view of restoring
saleable relations bstween the United
States and Hawaii, the prasentininister
of the United States to Hawaii should
be immediately recalled."
PRINCE BiSMARCK IN BERLIN.
Journey of Reconciliation Begun and
Ended Amid the Cheers of
Thousands of People.
Bem.is. Jin. 26 Wben Prince Bis
marck left Eriedernhe on his mission
of reconciliation wirta emperor, and at
the emperor's invitation, an immense
ovation was tendered him. The prince
seftued grestlv pleased with the hearty
welcome which w is extended to him
and shook hands with many of those
who had assembled at the railroad sta
tion to see him off. He showed munis
Ukeable pleasure at the reconciliation.
All along the Hue to Berlin throngs
greeted him with tumultuous tokens
of att'-ctiou. His reception here was
ou a scale of exceptional magnificence.
In the palace Emperor William re
ceived prince Bismarck surrounded by
n brilliant staff. The welcome was
extremely cordial and it was evident
that the prince was much touched by
the heartiness of the emp-ror's manner.
The three eldest sons of the emperor
W'Te preseut at the reception.
Nine covers were laid at the dinner
in Bismarck's rooms. Those present
were Emperor Willi im. King Albert
of Saxony, Prince Henry, four officers
of the Sydhtz Cuarassiers and two
HUmarcks. At the Lourtestation the
emperor watched Princ Bisraark with
noticeable solicitude, supporting Uim
by the arm as they went down the
steps to the platform. Ae the prince
entered the station the crowd ontside
sang national songs and shouted ''Stay
with us, "(:orae xgain soon and so on.
At 3 o'clock Chancellor Von Caprivi
had an interview with the prince. At
4 o'clock the prince visited the mother
of tne emperor, who pressed him to
stay longer In Berlin. At 0:15 o'clouk
dinner wns ssrved in on of the rooms
set apart for Priuco Bismarck's use. The
emperor took dinner with theprinoe As
previously arrangod Prince Bismarck s
stay in th- city was short. At 6 50
o'clock this evening he started for the
palace on his return to Friedrichsruhe
throughout the eutiro tuno or his visit
he was treated with the most disting
uished consideration and nothing was
eft undone that would add to the
pleasure of his visit.
The train for Frie Irichsruhe left
tli station at 7 89 o'clock. When tho
mperor and the prince entered the
roval waiting room, his majesty threw
his arms about the prince aud embraced
CHOKER'S PEACE MISSION.
He Carried an Olive Branch to Cleveland
Washington. Jan. 26 Mr. Croker
Is still hero, but has completed his
work with relation to the iucome tax
and is apparently engaged iu sonio
other move, probably looking to the
establishment of a little more cordial
relations with the administration.
Ho called on Mr. Cleveland last even
ing and had qnite a long talk with the
president and Colonel Lamont together,
and todav had a contrence with La
ment. There is considerable specula
tion abont the possible bearing of this
visit ou the confirmation of Mr. Peck
ham. Whatever there may be In that,
it is qnite evident that Croker curries
un olive Branch in his baud to tender
BROKt UP IN A ROW.
Duval Athletlo Club Comes
Even and Disbands.
Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 20 Tht
Duval club no longer exists. It broke
up in a row today.
The club took in about $3 1.000 from
admissions. Ther will come out about
even, unless they aro pnt to heavy ex
pense in defending the prosecution
which hare been brought.
RATHER WARM CRITICISM.
It Took the Form of Burning Baldwin In
Dulttii, Minn., Jan. 26 An at
tempt was made tonight bv Democrats
who are dissatisfied with the stand
which Congressman Baldwin has taken
regarding the tariff on ore to burn him
It nearly result -d in a serious riot
IS A BA3E FABRICATION.
Archbishop Corr ean Oeniss Report of
HI Summons to Rome.
Nbw York, Jan. 26. Archbishop
t orngan was shown a dispatch from
Koine looay, saying that it was re-
port'al that the pope had summoned
hi i inn ci i y.
He considered the dispatch a fabri
cation unworthy of the loast consider
STILL FAVORS DIVISION.
Bspresentatlve Hurler Doesn't Believe
Income Tax Will Win.
Washington, Jan. 26. Representa
tive Harter, of Ohio, one of those who
are opposed to making the income tax
ROBBED BY A BUTTON.
Policeman Rid ;er TJnintentlonully
rld Off a Stranirsr's Wutoh.
New York. Jan. 'J6 A watch is
Police Headquarters to-day awaiting a
claimant. It figures conspicuously in
robbery that was not a robbery. I'o
licoman Kdner was standing on the
platform of the Third avenue "L" sta
tion at Ssventy-sixth street last night
when a stranger shouted excitedly:
"I've been robbed; some one has stolen
my watch. " Tho man refused to give
his name and the policeman entered
lhe policman left the train nt
Eighty-fourth street, when he fonnd
hanging to a button on hiB overcoat a
bit of brnss chain and an open-fneed
watch. It is supposed that it caught
there when the man passed him on the
CHILI IS AT PEACE NOW.
She Finally ARrea With Argentina u
to the Frontier.
Santiago, Jan. 20 The senate has
approved the protocol signed by Chili
and Argentina in May last to deter
mine the the interpretation of the
terms of the frontier traty of 1881
which will bo finally ratified on the
arrival of the Argentine minister
The settlement is expected to end all
ElTEITIillElT AND INSTRUCTION Willi
IN A QUANDARY
Trying to Save Wilson Bill with Its Income
ANXIOUS CONFERENCES ARE HELD
IN OUR OWN COMMONWEALTH.
lirakemau Luther 1'. Fable lost both feat
at a railroad, accident at Altooua
The Lancaster Caramel company, cap!
tal, t000,000, baa applied lor a charter.
Oeorge Allen, aged 10, was drowned in
Eshelmau's dam, I'erry county, while
A vicious horse bit John Lutz, of Den
ver, hi tho arm, and amputation may bo
Pittsburg's noscssud valuation did not in
crease any during the paat yoar, and is
An original wldowe' pension was vaster
day granted to Mury Howell, Scott Center,
vv syne county.
uy tumoiing twenty-nvo loet down an
elevator shaft in Reading Charles E. Bodey
was seriously Inn t.
The Altoona convontion of city school
superintendents adjourned to meet next
January at Harritburg.
The man killed ou the railroad near Lan
caster on Wodnesday has been identified as
Adam Fetter, of Philadelphia.
I date j '.'., .'.o i in liquor license fees
nas Deeu pain to tne Hcbuyiaill county
treasurer ior ine current year.
Jacob B. Niet hammer, who died recently
in Reading, aged 21 years, invented a boer
laucet lor which he refused ftf.OOO.
The city of Reading will locate large
sewage Dens along tne acnuyiKiii river, a
threat to tne purny ot Philadelphia's
tlon did not declare a strike tor tin- 70
cent rhte. Presilent Kry ra invited
to sddreii a mass nitstlng at Mi nttteld
On his arrival he was met hy som
friends wlio toll him of the throat and
plot. He, however, decided to address
he meeting, but delayed until ins
friends got the leaders in the move
meat and the most dangerooi men
away from the hall. No open threits
wore made, but it is thought that the
precaution saved his life.
HEALTH DELEGATES ASSEMBLE.
The Income Tax Is to Be Discussed
as an Amendment Cockran Stops
Filibustering The Decision of the
Caucus Has Put a Difficult Task
Upon The Tariff Bill Managers and
They Are Obviously Very Greatly
Worried as to the Bill's Ultimate
Washington, Jan. 26
PKAKER 0RI8P, Chairman Hoi
man, of the Democratic caucus
S committee, Representative Pith
zJ ian, author of the resolution
winch passed the caucus last night in
corporating the income tax with the
general tariff bill, and Representative
Hall, or Missouri, originator of the in
come tax plan, conferred at noon today
as to what course should b.) pursued in
view of the caucus determination to
attach the income tax measure to the
That the Now York Democrats do
not consider themselves bound by the
action of last night's caucus was svi
lent as soon as the journal was read
this morniug, when Mr. Cookran con
tinued the filibustering movement in
augurated yesterday by making a point
of no quorum. This compelled a roll
call, but liefore it was completed Mr.
C'ockrau chauged his mind aud with
drew the point.
ALMOST A SEPARATION.
At the conference todav it was
agreed that the tariff debate should he
kept separate from the income tax de
bate as fur as possible. For that rea
son the balance of this week will be
given to the tariff, while the additi on
al days of next wsek will be devoted
to the income tax.
It will be uocessary, of course, to
take ths fiual vote on both propositions
together. This will be done on Thurs
day at the close of the speeches of
Messrs. Crisp, Wilson aud Heed. The
hrst vote will be on the income fax as
an amendment to the Wilson bill. Then
will be taksu tbe final vote ou the Wil
son bill as amended.
BEARS MITCHELL NO MALICE.
Corbett Journeys Ojtham ward in a Spic-
lal Train, and Talks.
New York, Jan. 26. The Corbett
special train is rapidly neariug the
north. Corbett is in a jovial mood.
To a reporter he said: "Mitchell was a
much better and gamer man than I
expected to find him. In the first
round I was drawing him out to get a
lino on his stylo ot fighting, When I
saw that he was playing his right for
the stomach and swiuging his left for
mv head, I knew that all I had to look
out for was a sudden change in his tac
"I only landed one blow in the first
round tnat hurt him, but m the sec
nd, when I planted mv right into tho
pit of his Htinnach, I took a large
amount of fight out of him. It was
the handsoment blow I struck dining
the light, unless possibly the knock
out blow, when I met him with my
right full on the corner of his mouth
wn ii all the force I could put in tbe
"I nm sorrv I gave way to my bitter
feelings toward him, us it made me
look as though 1 fought without the
slightest judgment, but it's all over
now aud 1 tear Mitchell no malice,
BILL PROVIDING POPULAR LOAN.
Drafted on the Lines Pnpnoed by the
Ksw York II -raid.
New York, Jan. 26. -Represents
live Amos J. Cummings, of New
York, introduce"1 In the housn ot rep
roseutati ves in V 'ngton to lay a
hill providing for a p., alar loan on the
lines suggested by the Mew iork Her
ald in its editorial columns whioii have
been approved by bankers, merchants,
editors and tradesmen all over tbe
In its editorial tomorrow morning
the New York Herald agrees to sub
scribe for (IU, 000 of the bonds as soon
as the lw is passed and the bonds is
sued, and suggests that all journals
throughout the Union subscribe in
proportion to their means.
SMALL-POX AT WILLIAMS PORT.
Board of Trade ,T.ikn steps to Prevent
Willi amrport. Jan. 26 This city
bas a small-pox scare resulting from
the discovery or a case on L'ark avenue,
in western portion of the city. Charles
W. Haroy is the sufferer, and as his
family and neighbors have been ex
posed for several days, there is some
fear that the disease may upload.
A meeting ot tho board of health was
held tonight and orders Issued for tho
(liiarantining of the premises. Vaccin
nation will also be pushed and other
precautions taken, lhe case Is genu
ine, but the pbysiaians believe the man
CAN NOT MORTGAGE PROPERTY.
Judge Barrett Denies Application of
Catholto TJnlvorsltv Trustees.
New York. Jan. 26 Judge Barrett.
of the stiprems court, this afternoon
denied an application made by the
trustees of the Catholic University of
Am-rica, located at Washington, for
leave to mortgage its property in this
city for 40.000 to J. H, Kissam.
PLOTTED AGAINST F RYE'S LIFE.
Diseffsoted Mine Workers Said to Have
Contemplated a (.'rime.
PlTTSltl'RH. Jan. 26 A plot to kill
President FVyn. of the Pittsburg dis
trict of the United Mine Worker's
union, was frustrated today. The uon
English epeaking ooal miners in the
vicinity of Mansfield are in a violent
slate of oxcitement because the oonvea
The Senate Refuses to Pospone Action on
of rogues who form the body guard of
the prize ring hero and in America.
Mitchell should reserve himself in the
utnre; he is more accustomed to that
afer department. "
The St. Juiu-s O izstte remarks: "It
wbh a most degrading, disgusting busi
ness, without, tho brutal manliness of
tho old S yors-Heonan days." The
Standard expresses the opinion that the
Corbetl-Mitchell glovo fight was: "A
peculiarly dirty sample of a dirty busi
Very Interesting Session Is Held at the
llAitttlsiiURii, Jan. 26 Tho sessions
of the atate ssnilary convention prnvod
exceedingly interisllug. Dr. Lee, sec
retary of tho state board of health,
made the statement that there are uow
rganized about 400 local boards in
Pennsylvania, with tho number stead
Una of the oimsiiions of the law creat-
ng these boards was the failure to pro
vide tor township boards and a com
mittee was appointed to report on this
subject. This committee will also
take into consideration tho proposition
to hold these conventions annually.
It was developed during the discui-
Bious this afteruouu that the borongh
ononis do not co operate with the
borough health boards, and some legis
lation on this subject will probably be
recommended. From 9 to 10 tonight
the delegates wore tendered a reception
at the executive mansion.
CARLISLE GETS A SQUARE BLOW.
House Judiciary Committee Passses a
Resolution Virtually Condemn
ing Proposed Bond Sale.
Washington, Jan. 26. The house
committee on the judiciary today took
action to still further embarrass Secre
tary Carlisle in his efforts to diseu
tangle the treasury department from
its present embarrassment. By a Tote
of 0 to 4 they reported the Bailey reso
lution without amendment, declaring
that it was the sensi of the hou..e that
the secretary of the treasury could not
use money derived from the sale of
bonds for any purpose other than that
of the redemption of greenbacks.
Representative Bailey will call up
the resolution as soon as possible after
the tariff bill is acted upon and the
two days promised by the speaker for
the Hawaiian resolution have been
consumed. This rtgoimiou and the
Bland bill for coming the silver
seigniorage will go in band as the
policy of the silver men for supplying
tbe present deficiency in tho treasury.
MITCHELL BEGINS TO TALK.
He Aoknowitdaso Freely He Is no Match
Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 20. Pugil
ist Mitchell today said, concerning
Corbett and the fight: "Ho was just too
much for me, and I never bad a chance.
I would not be afraid to trv it again.
bat the insult would not bo any differ
ent. I could fight him a dozen tiui'S,
and might possibly get one out of tbe
Tbe onlv evidence of the fiffht Cor
bett bIiows today is a swollen left hand
that came from a blow he struck
Mitchell when be scored the first knock
down in the second round. Mitchell's
lips are swollen and the left side of his
face is bruised aud discolored but he
will show no marks in a day or so.
lhe esse of Mitchell and ( orbett
was continued tliia morning until Feb.
23 on bonds of $r,00ll. They agree to
appear in court ou that day.
LEFT HIS PLAYERS STRANDED.
Museum Manager Suddenly Deeldes to
Norristown, Pa.. Jan. 26 Frank
E. Willis, abont 40 years old, and
claiming to he froai Washington, D.
C, has been running a dime museum
siiow here this week. He left yester
day with all the cash, leaving twenty
people and numerous animals behind.
Some of tho people are unable to leave
Word has been receivod that he has
gone to Eiizabetb, N. J., to start a
Chesapeake Nail Works Will Resume
Operations on Monday.
Hahrishuiw, Jan. 26. The Chess J
peake Nail works which have been
idle for several mouths will resume
A large uniuber of men will be given
FLASHES FROM THE TELEGRAPH.
Cnclo Satn'e torpedo boat Vesuvius will
hunt for daielics off the North Atlantic
Lynching of liquor dispensary spies was
attempted by 500 angry citizens of Charles
ton, S. O.
The funeral of Mrs, Laura Schlrmer
Uapleeon was held at Bo .ton with burial
at Mount Auburn.
Lincoln. Mass., is excited over tho find
ing of a man' i body iu a brook, itidicatiu g
a murder mystery.
As a safeguard against fire at sea, tho
White Star Hue will carry no more cotton
on passengor steamers.
The governor of California has commut
ed to life imprisonment the death sentence
of Murderer McNulty, at Kacrament'o.
Quarreling with Mollin Metlow, at Chat
tanooga, Ten n.. Alonzo Thompson cut her
throat and then jumped into the river.
Fred Bryan, a nephew was the man who
shot John Meagher, a rancher in Califor
nia, aud murdered blind Mrs. Meagher.
Tbe death of Edward M. ClBrk, of Ho
boken, N. J., makes the thirteenth from
the receut Lackawanna railroad accident.
Utah's Republican representatives in
the legislature have tied to avoid a vote in
favor of free lead ore in the tariff hill be
Missing from home for weeks, Miss
Mionie L. Porter, of Norfolk, Conn., was
found dead Iu the w h, having wau-
dered off while derauged.
While feeding prisoners at Thomson,
Us., Sheriff Hawes was kuockod senseless
with a club and six negroes escaped, but
three were soou captured.
On charges made by Congressman Houk,
Chancellor Gibson was expelled from the
Kuoxvllle (Teun.) urand Army post, and
he uow accuses Houk of doctorlug evidence.
TARIFF DISCUSSION IN HOUSE
Proposition to Place Tin Plate on the
Free List Is Voted Down, and So Is
One to Give It the Protection Ac
corded in the McKinley Bill Reso
lution In tho Senate for Immediate
Recall of Minister Willis Is Not
Washington, Jan. 26.
HERE were a number of amend
ments off-red to tho pending
tariff l ill today, but few of im
portanci succeeded in becoming
ngrafted on the bill. The most im
portant amendment proponed was one
offered by Mr. Wilson, reducing the
duty on unset diamonds from 15 per
to 10 oer cent. Mr. Aldetson (Hem,
W. V.) ('ffered a substitute for this,
which was adopted, putting the duty
on precious stones at 15 per cent An
other amendment was to put tin plat
on the fret list, but this was voted
An nmendmont was offered to the
lumber schedule by Mr. Boutelle (Rep.,
He.), substituting the provisions of ttio
McKinley bill for the pending meas
ure. The sessiou came to a close be -fore
a vote was reached ou this propo
sition and it went over until tomorrow,
PARTY VOTE IN THE SENATE.
The morning hour in tbe senate in
which the Hawaiian resolution was to
be taken up and discussed was occu
pied by Mr. Call, Florida, in a speech
condemning the action of tint interior
department iu giving lands in Florida
to a railroad company in violation, as
he contended, of law.
The Hawaiian resolution went over
until Monday with the various amend
ments which hail been already offered
to it, and witn an amendment by Mr
Dolph. Oregon, requiring the iinms-
diate recall ot Minister Willis. The
bill to repeal the federal election laws
was taken upend arguments against it
made by Mr. Chandler, New Hamp
shire, whose motion to postpone it uu
lil December ws voted down yeas,
20; nays, 28. The senate at 5.35 a 1
juurnei until Monday.
Ihey Have Not Received Pay from ths
Waverly, N. Y., Jan. 26 The
members of tbe various railroad
brotherhoods who went out in the Le
high strike were promised their second
months pay from the orders the 17th of
this month, but have not yet seen the
paymaster nud great dissatisfaction
exists among the men. The several
brotherhoods paid the first month
promptly with the exception of the
trainmen, whoa few days ago were
paid $3 50 each and assessed $2 oach.
The members are disgusted, and it is
believed the order, at least the local
branch will go to pieces.
Very few of iho trainmen in Savre
and Waverly who went on strike hiive
been re-employed by the company,
and but comparatively few of tne
strikers of the other brotherhoods The
company's extensivo shops at Savre
are running but eight hours a day and
five days a week. In many ways and
in nil kinds of business the depressing
effects of the strike are yet felt aud
will for a lung time to come in tue en
MAY FIGHT IN ENGLAND.
Oorbstt-Jacksoa Fight Has Been Ar
rang'd to Occur There.
London Jan 'Jit It is !tnnmimn,1
here that Champion Corbett has or
ranged to coma to England and that
the fight between him and Peter Jack
sou will probably occur before tbe Na-
ai l a -. : i.. t
uouai opuawug ciuu m tiuue.
Los Angeles Club to Offir $25,000 for
the Corbilt-Jackson Fight.
Los Anoei.es. Cal , Jan 26 A miiu
ber of the wealthiest men in this city
have formed the Santa Catnlina Ath
tia cluo and agreed to offer a purse of
$25,000 for the fight between Corbett
and Jackson, the fight to take place on
Catnlina island, which is situated
twenty miles from the mainland.
"Parson ' Davlea Puts Up $1,000 More
to Bind Fight with Corbstt.
uiiii'Auo, j nil. go. it was common
belief among Corbett enthusiasts about
town that Peter Jackson would nevor
fulfill his contract to meet Corbett.
1 hid did not affect "Parson llavies
who looks after .iacksoo, as he sent last
evening the second $1,060 to Will
Davis, of the Columbia Theatre, to
further bind the agreement. The con
test is'to take placo between June 10
and 20, and the balance of tho $10,000
a Bide will be posted before that tune.
SUICIDAL MURDERESS IS DEAD.
Woman Kills Husband, Shoots Child and
Then Hirself, Diss
AuiiURN, N. Y., Jan. 20 Mrs. Ksl-
lur, who murdered her husuan I, shot
her liilant and then turned the weapon
upon herself lust night, died soon after
The infant is still alive at the city
hospital, although the bullet passed
completely through its body from side
BRITONS ARE INDIGNANT.
London Papers Cannot Say Enough
Things About the Fight.
London, Jan. 20. Commenting an
the glove tight nt Jacksonville, the
Star today says: "Now that Corbett
has piicked the Mitchell bubble we
shall pndiably hear less about that
cowardly ruffian. The only satisfactory
leatnre or yesterday a degrading exhitn
Hon is that one blackguard was well
whipped. The time of .tho other will
certamlv oouie and then he will be
dropped, like a hot ciuder by the crowd
TWO SKATERS DROWNED.
Bodlee of William Thomoe and Mis
Minor Found in Canal.
Utica, Jan. 20 William Thomas
and Nellie Minor, two attendants in
the Utica state hospital, were drowned
in the Erie canal at Oriskauv on Wed
Ihey left the institution on Wednes
day nltei iioou to skate to Rome. Their
bodies were found this morniuir im
bedded iu the ice.
LAST OF THE BIG COMBINE.
All Proceedings in Case of the Com
monwealth Against the Triune
Reading System Are Dropped.
IlAItltlSHUItll. Jan. 2fi Thia aftr.
noon Jul? Simontnn inrl a ,Wr
dismissing the famous "Rtadiag com-
bine suit of tho Commonwoalth
against the Philadelphia aud Reading
n-anroau and Coal companies, the Port
Heading Railroad company, the Lehigh
Valley Railroad and Coal companies,
the Central Railroad compauy of New
irsoy, me Lunigli (Joal and Naviga
ion comnanv and thx T.ihirm mnA
Wilkes Barre Coal company.
CoUtiael for the Philud.lnhio anl
Reading Railroad comnanv filed a
UPPlement answer tndnv .iinu. forth
- . ., . l l . , , , k. U
that the leases of tha Central u ,iiro.,i
company of New Jersey and the Le-
uign auey Uailroad company made
iu February. 18U2. had been tAi-minut.wd
and the railronds surrendered to the
respective companies, which have re
sumed aotual possession and operation
oi me several linos.
Attorney General Ifensul and nthar
counsel for the state iu the combine
mt were nreaent ill f.nm-t. h.n tha
decree was handed down. The previous
answers to the commonwealth's bill of
complaint set forth that th nf.liur nnm.
panics defendant had withdrawn from
wie com nine, so mat there was noth
ing to do but dismiss the suit ou tne
payment of costs incurred.
MR. HARTER WILL RETIRE.
The Ohio Cona-rsssman Will Come to
Philadelphia to Live.
WasHINOTiiN. Jan 9,1 1) f
- 1 . ww. ..'Jll.i.rU HI
tive Harter. of Ohio lea i
make his permanent resideuco in Phila-
umpuia, iu oruerio oe near his daughter
audsavs: "Mv interests in Hm-trincr
O , of course, remain, aud I expfct to
ue in canton, rostoria and Mansfield
more iu the future than in the past tive
"1 eXDeCt to stri'A nnt Iho riif f r.w
term iu congress, but shall than it..n.
don political liie. A congressional ca-
iuci u .i- many attractions, out more
drawbacks. It does not suit me to be
nine-teuths au otlice-oroksr and one
tenth a legislator."
- . -HOT
Labor Lsadirs Still Determined to Pre
vent the Bond Issue.
Washington, Jrtn. 26 T. B Mc
Ouire. of the executive council of the
Knights of Labor, arrived here today
as the special inesaeuger of General
Master Workman Sovereign, bearing
the official pipsri to be filed in the
proposed proceedings against Secretary
Carlisle to enjoin the issuance of bonds
as proposed by him.
He sought not Senator Allen, but tho
latter is still urging employment of
other counsel to take charge of the
FOUND DEAD IN HIS BERTH.
Wealthy McKeesport Stock Dealer Diet
in Sleeping Car.
PlTTSBDRO, Jan. 20 Louis Gerson,
a wealthy stock dealer of McKeesport.
who was a passenger on the limited
express last night, enroute from Chi
cago to Pittsburg, was found dead in
his berth this inoruing. Mr. Ltersou
was apparently iu good health when ho
retired at 11 o'clock.
The oause of death is a mystery and
is being investigated by the Allegheny
MANSFIELD MINERS TO STRIKE.
Meetiim Held at Wh eh Plane for Strike
Mansfield, Pa., Jan. 26. Tbe Mana
field valley miners held a mass meeting
at this place this afternoon to consider
plans for inaugurating a strike.
Many families of the several thous
and men affected are already depoudent
upon charity for support.
MR. CHILDS' CONDITION SERIOUS.
His Physicians lama a Bulletin That
Has an Omtnoua Sound,
Philadelphia, Jan. 96. Mr, Child's
physicians tonight issued the following
"Mr, Childs hss'not improved, His
conditiou is serious."
NOTABLE GROUP OF DEATHS.
At Andover, Mass, Prof. John P. Gulli
ver, of Audnver Theological Semiuary.
Hen. Ouillaunio llremond d'Ars, n vet
eran of lhe Frauoo-l'russiau war, at Paris,
At London, Sir Herald H. Portal, Cousul
(leneral at Zanzibar and a noted diplomat,
Dr. Benjamiu S. Anderson, 71 years old,
for nearly lifty yeart, a practicing physi
cian at Marplo and Haverford, Delaware
('apt. Edward Blunt. Jr., head of tbe
Blunt Manufacturing Compauy of New
York, makers of railroud supplies and
510 AND 512
Washington, Jan. 20. Farecatt
I for Saturday: For nasfern Penn-
sifraniu, snoio, probnhly cttartr
ifuriap (Ae (fay, north it inds be-
fan niiiably, sliuhtly icurmor in tin
Our new line now open.
The largest and most
beautiful stock we have
Latest designs in Point
de Gene, Bordeaux, Gui
pure, De Gene, etc.
Our stock will be found,
as usual, of the best ma
terial and workmanship.
ME GUTTA PERU & RUBBER M'FG Ctt'S
RUBBER BELTING AND HOSE,
CHA& A. SCHIEREN & CO '3
And Oak-tunned Leather Belting,
H. A. Kingsbury
813 Sprnce St., Scrantou, Pa.
Lewis, Reifly & Davies
v (V-v I ( iiv.
S?M-d . .
Feet of every description fitted at
Lewis, Reilly & Davies.
Will close ovory evening ntO.A) P.M.
We Examine Eyes
Free of charge. If a doctor is
nettled you are promptly told
so. We also guarantee u per
AT COST for one week only.
I J. REEL
215 WYOMING AVE.