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EIGHT PAGES-56 COLUMNS.
SCHANTOX. r.. THURSDAY MOKMXG, FEBRUARY 1, 1804.
TWO CENTS A COPY.
The Attention of the Senate Occupied Yes
terday with the Question.
A BOLD POPULIST HEARD FROM
Mr. Allen Argued That the Power to
Issue Bonds Under the Resumption
Act Was Not a Continuous One.
Mr. Gorman Defends Generally the
Democratic Position The Debate
Attracts Much Attention.
Washington, Jm 31.
Till', resolution offered gome days
sinee by Mr. Stewart, Nevada,
denying the lepil authority uf
the secretary of the treneurjr to
issue bond: ccupied the Attention of
the senate the whole of today's j-s-siou.
thepr ,'ipal speeches being made
bv Mr. Allen (Pop., Neb.). Mr. Hoar
(Mass.). Mr. Gorman (Md.) and the
I'liairuinn of the limine committee, Mr.
Voorhees I tuti.). Various other senators
.ovk part in the debate, Mr Allen x
Siied that til power to issue bonds
uniler th reeutnptloa net w is not is
Mr. Sherman had claimed yesterday I a
continuous one, but that it cease I
when the reJ-rnption of the xreeu
backs was completed under that act.
Mr. Hoar, ex-chairman of the judic
iary committee, declared with muc'ti
solemnity of ui inner, that the pro
posed bonds would be ill 'gal an 1 won; I
convey no constitutional or lawful o.j
ligation. Mr. Gorman defended, generally, the
Democratic administration aud party,
and discn.ged tiie question of responsi
bility for the deficit in the treasury,
-vincli be attributed to the revenue
aieasnres an I extravtaut appropria
tions of tne Republican!.
Mr. Voorliees took a similar positioti
and asserted tliat the secretary of the
treasury could ose the money obtained
from the bonds in any wiy that teemed
to him proper and couducive to tiie
general purpose of the resumption act
of 187o The who! day's debate was
forcible and it attr i:ted close atten
tion. The senate adjourned at 5 p. m.
PROCEEDINGS IV THE HOUSE.
The house spent very liv-ly day
over amendments to the internal reve
nue bill. Including the income tax
T'he greater part of the day was spent
in dis. jussin:; the distilled spirits gened
nle. An import. amendment wn also
offered to tho income rax feature by
Mr. Springer, of Illinois, and was
Hgreed to put a tax of 'i per cent, on
incomes derived from succession and
from gifts, devigeg and inheritance of
both real estate and personal property.
The amendment patting the internal
revenue bill on the tariff bill was then
s.'reed to, and an attempt was made to
amend the barley schedule of the bill
in the way of raising the duties, but
fuiled on account of the expiration
of the time.
THE WORLD'S FAIR A SUCCESS.
A Surplus of $1,700 WW Be Left for
Harhisburo. Pa. . Jan. 31. The finan
cial strings of the World' fair commis
icn are being gathered up and with the
close of the (lay trie statement will be
practically completed an 1 will show a
Burplus approximating $1, 700 after all
debt are paid. Of this amount $1,500
will go to defray "the expenses of the
military display on Pennsylvania day
and the balance will be turned into the
A few of the most important items
in the list of expenditures are as fol
lows: Expenses of members iu attend
ance upon the mtetiuga of the board,
$7, 036. 13; salaries of executive com
missioners and employes, $25,220.95;
exper.gea of Pennsylvania day, $5, (M)0;
deduction, World's fair buildings,
408 S4; Pennsylvania building at Chi
cago oonatructiou, $90,679 84; tarnish
ing, $10,14'.) ,08; la-lies parlor, $5,690.23;
incidental, $5,994.24; grounds,$l. 735 20;
insurance, f 1,350; maintenance, $13,
635.52; total, $135,158 08, expenses of
The records will be filed at the audi
tor general's department in a few days
MURDER OR SUICIDE.
The Mysterious Death of WlllUm Brun
ner, n Emhroldry Manufacturer.
New York. Jan 31 - William Itrnn
tier, manufacturer of embroideries nt
144 and 140 .South Fifth avenne, either
committed suicide by jumping from
the center of Washington bridge at
8 30 o'clock this en nine, or was thrown
from the bridge.
There are indications of a struggle in
the snow at the point on the bridge
from which he fell, and it may be that
he wag murdered There was nothing
found in his pockets 10 gliow that the
inuri intended to commit auicids.
SNOW DRIFTS BLOCK TRAVEL.
Gravity Railroad Hampered by Snow.
Sjterial to the Srranton Trifmne.
Honekdalk, Pa., Jan. Bt Snow
drifted heavily Monday night and
Tuesday in Honesrtale and vicinity,
nearly crippling traffic on the Gravity
railroad. The last two trains were
abandoned, shutting off yesterday's
Honesdale correspondence to The Tri
bune. The roads on tho hills above Hones
iale are badly blocked bv drifting
The Ten Per Cent. Reduction Will Be
Bostof, Jan 31. A dispalch from
New Haven in a morning paper Htating
that the agreement made with the
trainmen Dec. 1 by President McLeod,
that the 10 percent, reduction in wages
ihonld be restored Feb. J, was hot
likely to be fulfilled, that no intima
tion of the restoration has been made
to the employes, and that they are talk
ing of a conference to insist on the
fulfillment of the compact, with a
strike as the alternative, was shown to
Vice President and General Manager
Hesaid: "No 'language is too strong
in which to denounce such a story.
The bargain was made and an order
whs issued to restore the 10 per ceut.
Feb. 1 aud it will ba fulfilled, livery
employe of the road knows this, and
has known it for sixty days The dis
patch could uot have any basis from
tut employes for they known better.
It comes from some gosiip who felt
obliged to Bay something unpleasant
about the road."
SITUATION AT RIO JANEIRO.
An Officer Ij Iujured ou Board of the
WASiiiNUTON.Jan. 81. The only new
phase of the situation at Rio Janeiro is
that Secretary Herbert has called on
A'huiral Renhnm for a written report of
l is trouble with Da Crania 'o be sent
by mail for use in any complications
that may arise. It is probable that an
other Cable message from Amiral Reu
hiin will reach Secretary Herbert to
day; at least, one is expected.
The report that an otlker and a bine
jacket were injured on board the
D droit during t lie threatened Instili
ties is continued at the navy depart
ment. They wete not wounded by
sbotg from Di (Jama's ships, but
through ctreleai handling of guns on
boar 1 the Detroit. Tueir injuries are
very slight, aud it is stated that they
have) only theimelvei to blime for the
Mysterious Cave Filled to Overflow
ing ith Inflammatory Literature.
Arms and Amumnition Found.
Mansfield, Pa., Jan. 31. Ten of the
ringleaders of Saturday's riots were
capiured at Tower hill tlds morning.
A::i ng tiiem were the noted Anarchists
B-uz-d Benlsh, Charles Perltech, Frank
Chonr and others. A dozen Germans
and Slavs esciped to the hills. Tho
village appe ue l to be a hot Oed of
anarchists. In every hous were found
pictures of the Chicago anarchists and
inrl immatory literature of all kinds.
Among the prisoners are three boys
w.io have beeu identified as those who
set fire to the BridgeVlllt tipple.
One man said p itheticully : "Take
my wife aud Ohildren too, i have no
work and no grub, and if they lose tne
they will have no one to steal for
The greatett find w is made by Dep
uty Sheriff Mowry, who burst onu the
loor of the house of Bentol Benish.
Every inch of the walls of the three
rooms in the shanty was covered with
anarchistic pictures. Banish was known
and handcuffed imme liately. As the
party was leaving the house
they heard one of the children say:
"Don't come ont yet." They turned
back to find out wnat was meant. The
searching party discovered that there
was a cave-like room ander the house.
I'iia- key was demanded, but was re
fused. A threat produced it, however,
and when the door was unlocked tin
officers started bak in astonish
ment. The interior was arranged
as a meeting hall. thins. nil
of which had beeu recently dis
charged were arranged abont the
walls. Here, too, the walls were pro
fusely decorated with blood curdling
pictures. Empty revolver cartridges
were thrown abont. Cnarles Perliech
was found hiding beneath a pede'tal.
He was secured and afterward" ac
knowledged that a meeting had b-eu
held in the place on Friday night, nt
which the lea lers of the mob m id :
known what they would do.
THE STARS AND STRIPES RESPECTED
American Vessels Can Now Enter Bra
zilian Porte Unmolested.
Rio Janeiro, Jan. 31 American
vessels that desire to come to the piers
of the city, can now do so without be
ing interfered with by the insurgents.
The negotiations to settle tho trou
ble between the insurgents and the
government by arbitration, in which
Admiral BsnbUUI wag acting as a pri
vate citizen, are at present at s stand
still. This is probably due to the fact
that Admiral Da (4ama's nephew was
killed early on Monday morning while
engaged in a foray aiong the shore ou
The American minister here, Mr.
Thompgon, today sent a long secret
cahl" dispatch to the state department
FIRE DAMP EXPLOSION.
Five Minere Badly Burned Their Inju
ries Not Fatal
Fayette City, Pa , Jan 81 An ex
plosion of ftrH damp occurred in the
mineg of the Fayette OmI company at
6,80 this morning. Five miiirs were
badly burned about the head, face and
hands. They are Thomas Taylor.
Samuel White, C. C. Hamilton, Charles
Mathews and I. Dewait, While
their injuries are serious they are not
The explosion was caused by an open
light coining In contact with a small
body of gas which had accnmulatnd
during ilia night. The force of thoex
nlbsiofl wag not strong enough to do
much damage to the mines,
FLASHES FROM THE WIRES.
Robert P, Porter has fttignSd tho chief
editorship of the New S'ork Press.
The Senate has confirmed Commodore
John (triines Walker to bo rear udiuirnl in
William McCarthy, aged SO years, re
puted to ba miser, was mysteriously mur
dered on Monday night at St. John's, N. K.
(leorge Sterling, nn old man wtt.li 11,1(50
worth of .United States postoflire sLjimps
in his possession, has been arrested at New
Albert Stroebel, who was hanged at Vic
toria, li. (!., for murder, con .iderately as
sured the jurors that they bad found the
right mau guilty.
The Kentucky legislature has adopted a
resolution Instructing Bsnators BlMKbnra
and hiudsay to vote to reject the nomina
tion of Peck ham to be assoriato Justice of
tbe supieine court.
Myra Bradwell.the oditor of the Chicago
I .-nil News, and the first woman over ad
mitted to the bar in the United Staten, Is
at the point of death from a complication
of maladies at Chicago.
IN THE TOILS
The Western Uinl Boouur Under Five TIidiis
aml Mian Bail,
SOME GILT-EDGED LAND STOCK
The Editor of Alluring Circulars Is
Arrested In New Yor' on an Order
of Judge Lawrence ot the Supreme
Court It Was a Fort Worth Deal
This Time, and the Purcliasoa
New York. Jan Bt
1 HUMPHREY It CHAMBERLAIN,
Lj h promoter from Colorado, who
n reached this oity recently, was
J U placed and arrest today ou an
order granted by Jnslioe Lawrsnoe, of
the supreme court, iu a suit by Joseph
V. Paislev. of ttiis city, to recover
$', 175. Chamberlain is charge i with
gross frani and swindling Piisly
says he paid Chamberlain for 100 shares
of stock ot the Fori. Worth Park Plac
company, winch w is absolutely worth
less. Chamberlain reorssented ttut
the company own d 400 acres within .
short distftnOS of Fort Worth.
The circular of this concern set forth
that it ha I a paid up capital of $1,000,
000 and the offlcsrs were H, li Cham
berlain, president; A. W. and F .1
Chamberlain, vice presidents; W. It.
Chamberlain, treasurer, and F. B
Gibsiu, secretary. It wag a Colorado
corporation, and according to the cir
cular bail branch offloes at New York,
Rochester, Fort Worth, Scranton, De
troit, Utioa, San Antonio aud Corpus
Cbristi, TVxts, andjin London and Not
tingham, F.-iglan 1. Tins circular was
a most alluring one and the descrip
tion of the so-called proprty very
el i borate. It was located withiu a
mile and a half of the board o' trade,
close) to an electric railroad, adjacent
to a great boulevard, as well as pos
sessing other extensive advantages.
The cost of the laud to tho companv
was but $8S0 M acre, while property
further out was wortu $1,503 an acra
on the market
The result of this was that Eaisley
to ik 10U shares of he stock, which was
to be paid for iu installments. He
male his last payment, miking in all.
with interest, $5. 175 in November, 1892.
Pail"V becoming suspicious went to
Fort Worth. There he met H W. Tal
lard, oue of the original promoters of
the company, to wham one.tighth of
the stock had beon issued. Tallard
told him that the company never
owned any land nor a dollar's worth of
property of any kind. He also informed
Paisley that ar the time he bought the
stock the land was owned by Robert
MoCarl and William Capps, citizens of
Chamberlain famished $5,090 bail.
A Sletzh . Party Caught bv a Locomo
tiveThree Perjone Killed.
Fall River, Mass., Jan. 81. A
sleigh containing twenty-eight mem
bers of the sOphomors class of the li.
M. C. Dnrfee high school was crossing
tho Brownll street crossing of the
New York, New Haven ami Hartford
railroad this evening when tho Boston
express hove in siiht. The driver
succeeded iu getting within two feet of
being ont of danger. Everett B. Durfeo
a teacher in the school, and iu charge
of the party was sitting on a camp
stool at the end, aud oa either site of
him were Brooks Borden, son of Col
onel Spencer Borden, ami Ray Thorn
ton, son of Charles I). Thornton, while
Orion Swift, the 17-yehr-old Ron of M.
B. Swift, was sitting In the lap of
When theparty saw the rushing train
tho members became terror stricken.
Borden and Thornten jumped over the
tail board only to be struck by the
locomotive. Swift wns preparing to
jump when he, too, was struck. Borden
was hurlod forty feet, his skull ami
body being crushed in. anil he was
killed instantly Ray Thornton was
dragged along in the wheels for 100
yards, his hoad and right hand
being severed from his bo ly. Swift
was burled twenty feet aud was uu
conscious when picks 1 up He was
taken home, but died shortly after he
arrived there. Mr. Dnrfee jumped
with Clark ('base, jr., when they saw
the train and they escaped with slight
bruises, the train passing betwoeu them
and tne sleigh.
Inimediat-ly after the accident, the
terror stricken pupils jumped from
their conveyance and the young ladies
became frantic. The only injury done
to tiie sleigh was the smashing out of
the end about a foot iquaie. The
horses were going at a moderate gait
and did nut attempt to run.
A Number of Washiuir'on County OUT,
dale Under Arrest.
WaiBINOTONfJaU. 81. This morn
ing a party of Washington county dep
uty sheriffs who had been ordered to
Kseen mines to make arrests of rioters
became go disorderly on the train that
it was necessary to sidetrack their
coach and place the entire posse under
They were all very drunk.
A SIDE SHOW.
Ha I. v Russell and 0" Slddona Have
Arranged a $A03 Plftht
BlttDOEPQBT, Conn , Jan, III -Danny
Russell, uf Bridgeport aji I -orgs Sid
dons, bt NeW Orleans weremitclled to
day for $500 a side for a Bnish fight,
Maroh 1, to weigh iu at 186 pounds
The contest will probably take place
just outside of Connecticut,
Muncv Ditectlvea All Searching for the
Body of Hounokuecht.
Williams port, Jan. 81. There is
every reason to believe that Isaacher
Houeekneoht, the farmer residing in
the western part of this county who
disappeared nearly a week ago, was
foully murdered by robbers in their ef
forts to get the money he had ulmut
his person. Several clews have been
run out. by the Muncy officers, and it is
now believed that Hougekiiecht'a body
is in the river and a search will be
made for it.
District Attorney tiilmore Iisb taken
charge of the case, aud will uudeaver
to unravel the mystery.
THE EASTERN LEAGUE.
Important Meetlnv at Albany-eSy racute
and Toronto Seek Admleslon.
Albany, n. y . Jan. 81. The Eist-
eru Base Rail league circuit committee
mot this afternoon at Hotel Kenmore.
President P. T Powers u I 1; l.e proxies
of Burns, of Bjlrlngfield, who was too
sick to attend, and Bogart, of Wllkes
liarrj. President Franklin, of Buffalo,
was the other member of the couimitee
Applications w re receivel from
Syracuse, represented by Qiorge M.
KnentSOwand Toronto, represented by
W. W. Bornham, formerly the man
agar of the Providence 'irsys. No ac
tum was taken ou the applications.
The committee refused to consent to
the placing of Albinv and Troy in dif
ferent sections of the circuit, making
it possible for Albany to play at boms
while Troy was ou the road, aud vice
President Fassett, of Albany, then
offered to sell out and Syracuse offered
$1,000 for bis franchise and players.
Mr. Bassist has this offir under ad
visement, but will probably take no
action until be Jnscertains whether Al bany
capital with not come in and run
the club. Toronto made S, similar otter
to Troy, but President Malonev did not
consider the Inducement sufficient in
THE BRIDEGROOM WHIPPED.
Simpson's Bride Was Snafchel from
Him by Brothr-ln-Law.
BANGOR, Me., Jan. 83 Last evening
Howard V. Simpson, of Ibis city, and
Miss Estelle Blanche Maloney, of
Franklin, Pa., daughter of George C:
Maloney, a prominent citizen of that
place, were secretly married. The
couple intended to leave on the 8
o'clock train for Bosion, but the brlde'g
sister and her husband iu gome man
ner learned of the marriage and ar
rived at the depot before the depar
ture. Tne bride wa seized and carried
bolily to a carriage outside, while a
liberal horsewhipping was meted out
to the bridegroom. The bride was then
spirited away from her discomfited
THE USUAL RESULT.
Ifag-g-ie Tru'ock Plays with a Revolver
and Kill Usr Sweetheart.
DliCATLR, III., Jan. 31 While play
ing cards with Miss Maggie Trulock
and other friends last night, David
Lambert laid a revolver on the table
alter, as be supposed, having taken out
the cartridges Shortly afterward Miss
Trulock playfully pointed the revolver
at Lambert and pulled the trigger.
There was a flash and Lambert drop
ped to the 11 ior fatally wounded.
It is reported that she and Lambert
were engaged to be married. Miss Tru
lock is nearly crazv with grief.
ARRESTED FOR MURDER.
Philip Wagaaman Is Committed to the
Gr.TTYSituitu. Jau. 81 Philip Waf
gamao was committed to jail charged
with being coucorned In the nnirierof
Jacob W Waggamann the mountains
of Hamiltonban township last spring.
Warrants are also out for Amos Oar
baugh, who the commonwealth thinks
committed the crime by choking the
man to death. Philip Wagaman is
the cousin of the murdered mau.
Cu b nigh las left the county, but his
whereabouts are known and lie will
probably be arrested within a few days.
WILL DIL GlME.
Vaillant Says That He Will Approach the
Paris, Jan. 81 Vaillant's mother
was allowed to have a half hour inter
view with hiin late this afternoon. She
was trembling and weeping when she
left the prison. Vaillant is calm. He
bus re-said repeatedly t ijtlll keep rs to
day, ''Death does not frighten me, 1
shall walk firmly and fearlessly to the
He still refuses to see the chaplain,
and declares that he will die an atheist.
It is certain that he will not be exe
IN OUR OWN COMMONWEALTH.
Odd Fellows' Day In the Schuylkill dis
trict Will be April 88,
Thieves extracted $!IO(t from Slichter A
Cemlnger'S safe, Reading.
An ordinance) for dollar gnu has been In
troduced iu Keadiug councils, the price
now being fl.U).
Manager I iilbert lireenborg, of Hunt
ingiiou. has begun a test case in the the
atrical license dispute.
The unit works of the I'.. iV O, llrooke
Iron company, employing 2110 hands, have
started up after a month's idleness. .
Testimony wns taken at Altoona in the
case of F h. Patterson, who h looheed of
issuing 100 shares of railroad stock to liim
seir. Psjaengnr train crows of the Philadel
phia and Heading road must hereafter
live at the places where their trains start
At midnight Mr. Child's physicians is
sued n nulleliii sajing that he had psssed
a jQUlei day and there wan no noticeable
change in his condition.
'I he twentieth annual convention of the
Pennsylvania Btate Dairymen's associa
tion IntH opened Ht Meadville for three
days with about 158 members present.
QOVCrnor I'attlson has sent Coiigrossiimn
Sibley a b tter acknowledging the receipt
otf bis eomttuntcntlon withdrawing ins
resignation and enclosing the loiter of
over 150 employes of the Pennsylvania
company at I'lttsbnig have received no
tice or discharge. The company proposes
to continue i educing the working force of
the road at all points where the men can
possibly be dispensed witb.
Fourth class Pennsylvania postmasters
were appointed yesterday as follows: A.
,1. Nonas, Calmerville; A, A Payne, LeU-
oxviiie; Mrs. h. B, Webster, Lovkport
station: F. B. McClenahan, liilroy;
Charles Clemens, Reedsville; Nicholas
L nninel, Itobbins Station; C. E. Merrick,
illwWi StoSPs fek'tv-.
WILLIAM E. GLADSTONE.
MR. GLADSTONE WILL RESIGN.
An Authorized Statement to That Ef
fect is Made by Sir Algernon
LONDON, Jan. Ill -Mr. Gladstone
authorize,! Sir Algernon West, who ig
his companion in Biarritz, to send out
this evening the statement that fol
lows: "the statement that Mr. Grindstone
has definitely decided, or decided' at all,
to resign, is true. It is true, however,
that for many months past hwage and
ti e condition of Ins sight and hearing
have, in Ins judgment, made relief
from public life desirable. Therefore,
his tenure of office has been at any mo
ment liable to interruption from these
causes, which are iu their uatnra per
manent. "It remains exactly as it has b?en.
Ho is ignorant of the course which
events important to the nation may
take even during the remainder of the
present session of parliament, and he
has not Baid or done anything which
could in any degree restrain his abso
lute freedom or that of his colleagues
regarding tne performance of th-arduous
duties now lyrig or lik.-ly to lie
THEY OBJECT TO CORBETT.
Bane B i 1 Magnates Denounce the Propo
rtion to Star the Pugilist.
New York, Jau 81, The directors
and heavy stockholders of the New
York club aud one of the leading
stockholders of the Brooklyn base ball
duo met today to talk ovor the off. r
to pay Pugilist James J Corbet! $1,000
per week during the months of July
and August to play with the Balti
more club as suggested by President
They denounce the i loa and they in
timate that if the Baltimore club in
sists upon it, the h f T a i r may bo taken
before the National league at the con
vention to bo held in this 'city on Feb.
20. They declare, iu the first place,
that to use a prize fighter to advertise
base ball is all wrong, and the game
could not gain anything by such an
MUST FIGHT OK DIE.
President cf Fan-American B metallic
L-uena Chnlleng-n a Man.
DENVER, Jan. 81 Colonel C. A.
FiBk, of whom Senator Boyd said in
the Senate had never -am- I an honest
dollar, last night challenged the snna
tor to fight a duel. The colonel hkvi
if the senator does not publicly retract
and apologise, for his offensive remarks
or accept the challenge ho will beat his
brains out with a club.
Colonel Fisk is president of the Pan
American Bimetallic association
IN BEHALF OF STRIKERS.
Bills to Prevent Judged Restraining
Railroad Employe Llc-nee.
Term Haute, ad., Jan 81. Grand
Master Sargeant of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Kngineera ban returned
from Washington, where be bus been
in consultation with Senator Voorhesi
and Representative UcUaon, of llli
A bill will be introduced soon in both
branches of congress to prevent federal
judges from restainiug railroad em
ployes from sti iking.
WANTS THE NEXT FIGHT.
Roby Club Would Give $20,000 to the
State to Permit It.
Hammond, Ind., Jan. 81, 'the Roby
Athletic club, through its president, M.
Champagne, of this city, announces
that the organisation WOUld give a
fin 000 purso to got the Corbet Jackson
It would present the state with 180,-
floo, providing Governor Matthews
gives permission to allow the mill to be
pulled off In their arena at Koby,
A FRISKY BIVALVE.
Daniel Oyeler of the Ridgway Bank Ar
rested on Fourteim Warrattle.
St. Mary 'B, Pa., Jan. Ill Daniel ('
Oysler, thp president of the defunct
Knlgway bank, was arrested I his
morning on fourteen 'different war
rants charging embezzlement
He was brought before justice Mo
Vean.of this place, and waiving a hear
ing was admitted to bail in the sum of
Cleveland Will Have to Try Again Be
fore He Can Overthrow the Hill
Washington, Jan. 31 Wheeler H
Peckbam, President Cleveland's latest
nomine for associate justice of the
Mlpreme court, will not be confirmed.
This assertion is based upon a canvass
of the opponents of Mr Peckhaui in
It is undergtood that Senators Hill
aud Murphy and other Democratic
Senators have DOt permitted auy grass
to grow under their feet since Mon
day, and are now perfectly satisfied,
according to inside information, that
no pressure that Presidei.t Cleveland
aud his friends may Priug to bear upon
the senate will result in Peck'nam'
They understand full well that there
is no foundation for the report that
I Mr. Clevelanc is endeavoring to pla
cate certain Democratic senators who
have not been in line with him. but
while he may succeed in a few instan
ces with the aid of the Republican
votes those opposed to Peck ham's con
firmation ou tiie Democratic side feel
absolutely certain that he will be de
feated. A FANATIC'S LONG FAST.
Say She 19 Through the Wilderness and
Ie Nov.- BpllituaL
CHICAGO, Jan. 81. A special from
Portland, Ore., says: "Mrs. Williams,
the faith cure fanatic and religious
enthusiast, baa just finished her
110 days' fast, seventy days of
which crackers and claret (the
body tad blood of Christ 1 tonued her
sole diet, and forty i in which she
ate absolutely nothing, This season of
fasting, called "going through the wil
derness," is considered necessary to
purge the body of all sin fulness and
give the tasters purely spirituul bodies.
Mrs. Williams looks but little the
worse for tho critical ordeal. With
her are about 180 disciples, who
are -rejoicing that they have
reached the eud of the long weary
"wilderness." According to a com
mand from on high, as Mrs.
Williams Bays, she went soventy
day on bread and water alone.
Then she was forbidden oven that, and
for forty days aha went with nothing
i but water. Mrs. Williams explained
ni great length bow ell that wag carnal
and earthy of the present body had
been cleansed and purified, leaviug a
wholly gpi ritual body,
M H WINDLE RETIRES.
The Champion Blcyrle Rider Announcea
Hie Return to Privain Life.
Worcester, Haas., Jan 81, -William
W, Windle, the champion bicycle rider,
announces today bis p-rinaueut re
tirement trom the race track
alter a most successful career as a
bicyclist for the i asl seven yaars. This
decision is caused by the fact that be
wising to study designing.
Windle began riding lb 1880 He has
over $10,000 worth of trophies he baa
NAN0S ACROSS THE SEA.
The czar's .condition is much improved .
The Vicuna cabinet wants to increase
the tax ou corn Hour.
Btnporor Williams' visit to Bismarck
will be before April I,
France's Mediterranean const defenses
were declared iu the French chamber to
After today, British vessels dare not
catch seals wnlnn ten miles of the Russian
ooastsbs the Bering eta,
Some one mild to Prlnoe Himiiarok Unit
ha bed an iron Constitution. "Iron, yes
but rusty, i retorted the ec chancellor,
Lien tenant Lnca ivnueiT and ins brother
Btojen were convicted of conspiring to
murder Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria,
Joseph Chamberlain says be will here
after be a Unionist, s England needs
great patriotic party to save it from po
( WEATHER FORECAST.
CLOUOY WAiwtimwR, Jan. 81 Forinttt
m- (nurmnw ' " eiiNferii reiin-
sylvania, gntntly cloudy and
frtiTiifeniim urntlici-.iiorth iei'iii.v
h'ov iresdvii Peuasufoattfa, otOMCty icealh
er with liiM oeal .snoie, i-uri'dfie icinj.v;
slightly colder Thursday night.
510 AND 512
We have opened a line of
I' or Waists and Dresses.
95c. a Yd.
The former price, 1 l"i.
('1 hey cannot be duplicated'
Also a new line of Solid
In newest designs.
Our Plain Black Satin
Duchesse at 89 cents.
Former price, $1.25.
THE EUTTA PERCHA & RUBBER M'F'GCa'S
RUBBER BELTING AND HOSE,
CTTAS A. BCTHEREN & CO '3
And Oak-tunned Leather Belling,
H. A. Kingsbury
513 Spruce St., Scranton, Pi
Lewis, Reilly &. Davies
rest of every description fitted at
Lewis, Reilly & Davies.
Will oloee even essoins at 8.10 P.M.
We Examine Eyes
Free nf I'lnu'op. f a doctor is
needed you are promptly told
so. We also guarantee ;i per
AT COST for one week Only.
I. J. WHEL
215 WYOMING AVE
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