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SCIl ANTON. PA.. SATURDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 8, 181)4.
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VELAHD'8 8EC0DD TEH
G08T TPE COUNTRY HIE THAN TH
WILSON T If
Ufssagtd Over to the Senate and Laid Before
IS NOW BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
McPherson Will Vote with the Repub
licans in Favor of Hearings -The
Fight Over the Income Tax Prom
ises to Be Warm The Bill Will
Probably Remain in the Hands of
the Committee a Month.
Washington', Feb. 9,
I WAS exactly 4 13 o'clock this f -teruoon
wheu tuo Wilson tarilt
bill was messaged ov-r to tin seu
atw and laid before that boJy.
L'pon motion of the ebairmaa of lee
committee it mi refrr.l to th- ti
nimce e uuuuttee. "letter hive hh
order mad for the Minting of the bill
as a document." sai l Mr Allison, "for,
my word for it, there will he great
demand fur t at docnuieut." "So be
it," said Mr Yoorheea, and alui'tst be
fore the words were out of Ins m uth
Mr. Hoar walked dowu toward the
front and remarked: "Let's have it
indexed, too. it will come in handy "
The document was ordered as thus
Now that the bill is fairly before the
committee much interest is manifested
as to whether or not the committee will
permit extended heariuits to be had on
the bill in its present shape. In this
connection it is sai l that Senator Mc
Pherson returned to the city for the
purpose of assisting in the settlement of
this question, and Mat his vote will be
cast with the republican in favor of
Mr. Voorhees, it is understood, does
not look with very much favor upon
the proposition to nave hearings in as
extensive a manner as they were con
ducted before the bouse committee on
ways and means. He believes the cir
culars sent out by th committee will
do much to obviate the necessity for
snch work, and that unless some im
portant changes have been made
th-re will be no need of extending
the heiiririfrs. Republican members
of the committee, while admitting that
the circulars will do good and throw
litfhtin the pathway of the committee
do not believe that they will accoui
ptiin all that is hoped for, and holding
to this belief they vvili, aided by Mr. Mc
Pherson, insist that uearin be bad.
A MONTH WITH THE COMMITTER.
The probability is. therefore, based
npon th" jadtumit of members of the
committee who have been giving this
subject much attention, that the bill
will be in committee at least a month
The fight over the income tax
promises to be warm and ex
cited. There are a number of Re
publicans, notably those who opposed
the repeal of the Sherman law,
who will vote to keep the income tax
on the bill for the reason that if it is
taken off the decrease in the revenue
will, from their point of view, be made
up by the issue of bonds. So that,
while voting to keep this tax on the
bill, thfse senators wiil vote against
the whole measure on its final passage.
So far as can be gathered at so early
a day the indications are that the bill
will be : .--'. by the sonata by a strict
party vote, and D -mocratic members of
the finance committee asserted today
that they believed no very material
change conld be made in it,
IRON BUSINESS IMPROVES.
Dun & 0a. 'l Ws.it '7 Trade Ravtaw Notes
Oianarss for the Batter.
New York, Feb. . According to
Lu'i, industrial recovery continues,
though it is but gradual, in response to
the demand of a people whose con
sumption at its lowest is greater than
nny other country.
Larger demand for structural iron
snd sleel, for railway materials, except
rails, for barbed wire and especially
for wire nails and wire rods, givei a
better outlook fo the iron industry
both east and west. Chicago notes dis
tinct improvement; at Pittsburg busi
ness is larger though prices do not
gain, and evn at Philadelphia trade is
better both for pig snd finished pro
dncts, while enonrsument is fonnd in
the fact that prices do not further de
cline. Commercial failnres tor the week
nnmber 866 in the United States
against SfiJi last year, and M in Canada
aaainst 4H last year, the list Including
two of over a quarter of a millon dol
ON ONE TICKET ONLY.
Hancock a Nam. Withdrawn from th.
"Ra7Ular Damncratlc Party."
Hakkisw.wj, Ph., Feb, 2.- The name
of .latnts Denton Hancock as the can
didate of the "Regular Democratic
party" for congress at large, has been
withdrawn at the state department,
aud he will appear on the official bal
lot as the caudidate of the Democratic
pHrty in the regular column only.
It is intimated that Oalusha A Grow,
the Republican candidate, who was
also nominated by certificate aud nomi
nation papers, will do likewise, there
being no necessity for appearing In two
The Hhz eton Murdarar Rolvss Six
teen Yaara ai d Six Month.
Wii.kes-Hai'RK, Feb. 2. Vicenzo
listo, who wus convicted of murder in
,he second degiee yesterday for killing
A countryman a few months ago in a
quarrel over a bottle of beer, at Hazle
lon, waa santeuoed today to sfxteen
years and six months in the Eastern
He will be taken to Philadelphia
His Demands Stag-gar the Representa
tives of Danny Creadon.
New York. Feb. 2 Colonel Hop
kins, representing Daa Creedon, aud
Rob Fitzsimmons met this afternoon
lor the purpos ' of Completing arrange
ments for the proposed Creedon Fitz
situmom ii.;ht Colon! Hopkins re
ported that the new club at Jackson
ville had offered a $10,000 purse, with
$1,000 for each man as training ox
Fitzsiiumous said be would not tight
foi less than a 110,000 purse. He also
wanted the club to put Qp $8,000 to re
imburse the men in case it failed to
bring 08 the tight and further insisted
that oach man should put Dp 18,800 to
guarantee his appearance at the ring
side. Colonel Hopkins said these terms
vre exorbitant aud refused to agree
to them So they parted without any
arraugemsnts being mads.
DR. DOYLE'S CONOITION.
Th Eminent Wilkta Barr. Phyaielnn's
Dath Momentarily Expactad.
Wu kks-Hauue. Feb. 3. Dr. J. T.
Doyle, the emiuent physician, known
throughout the state, who has been ill
for the pasl mouth, is rapidly sinking
tonight aud death is momentarily ex
pected. Father Kelly is at bis bed
sida. Dr. Doyle has practiced medicine
here since 188ft when ho came here
from Philadelphia, He is a gradute
from the Royal College of Surgeons in
DEATH OF GEORGE W. CHILDS.
The Proprietor of the Philadelphia
Public Ledger Expires from the Ef
fects of a Stroke of Paralysis.
Puilal.elpuia, Feb. 8. 8 U a. m.
George Y. Childs, proprietor of the
Public Ledger, died this morning at
3.01 o'clock at his residence at the
southeast corner of Twenty-second
and Walnut streets, from the effects of
a stroke of paralysis sustained on Jan.
George William Childs was born in Bal
timore, Md., May Ift 1S2y. He was edu
cated at private schools in his native city,
and when bat U years ot age removed to
Philadelphia. Soon afterward he became
a clerk in a book store, and after a service
of four years opeued a store of his own in
the old Ledger building at Third and
Chestnut streets. In the course of time
Mr. Childs entered the publishing busi
ness, and at the age of '.'1 was the head of
the firm of Childs & Peterson. He was
successful as a publisher, and many works
of rare excellence, including Dr. Allitone's
"Dictionary of English and Americau
Authors," were given to the public.
In 1808 he retired from the firm and on
Dec. 3, Is04, became the proprietor of the
Public Ledger. From being an unreinun
erative and small paper it soon became
under his management the most profitable
and one of the largest newspapers in the
city of Philadelphia. Mr. Childs has made
liberal use of bis wealth for benevolent
purposes. At bis own expense
he caused a stained glass win
dow to be placed in W.s.minster
abbey in commemoration of the poets
William Cowper and George Herbert, and
he also caused a monument to be placed
over the hitherto unmarked grave of
Leigh Hnntin Kensal Ureeti. He rendered
a similar ervice Co the memory of Edgar
Allen Poe. and was the largest subscriber
either in England or American to the fund
for placing a memorial window for the
poet ThomnaMoore in the church at Brom
ham, where he aud "Bessie" are buried.
In lsS he gave to the Philadelphia Typ
ographical union the printers' cemetery,
at Woodlands, with a liberal endowment
for keeping the ground in order. He also,
aided by A. J. Drexel, presented to the In
ternational Typographical Cnion of North
America tlO.dOO to establish a home for
. d and otherwise incupacitatad mem
bers or the printing rratermtr. Mr.
Childs has always been regarded as a
model employer and has commanded the
resDect and love of all in his service. His
wire was a granddaughter of Judge John
Ilouvier. Her mother, the wife of Charles
J. Peterson, the publisher, wrote treaties
on astronomy that were praised by Mir
John Herscnol and j.ord Kosso.
Mr. Chiids was considered one of the
grt-ateet philanthropists of the present
century. He was a contributor to al
most every charitable society In the city
and his private benefactions werecount
less. There was no one of the thousands
of deserving strangers who appealed to
him and whom he could see bis way to help
that was turned away. Not even his closest
friends know the whole of his friendly
acts. Only in another and hotter world is
the record kept of bis kindly, chsritabin
snd belptol life. .Mr. Child is survived by
his wife, but he leaves no children.
RED NOSE MIKE'S FRIENDS.
Accomplices of th Murdorer of MoClure
Wii.kks Barke, Feb. a. The dis
trlct attorney of Luzrtie connty wn
notifioa today by W 7 Greaham, secre
tary of state at Washington, that the
two Italians, Gnissappe Heviveno and
V incenz Villela, accomplices of Kd
Nosed Mike, were convicted of murder
In the Italian courts The former was
sentenced to twenty years imprison
ment, ami the latter to hrteen years.
Tne 1 n in alluded to is the murder
of Contractors McClnre, of Philadel
phia and Flanagan, of I lakertown on
the mountain! near Here in 181ft. Red
Nosed Mike was hanged hare, bnt the
others escsp -d
THE PROSECUTION FAILED
Caae Against Allaipd Bank Embiaszlara
at Labanon Falla Through.
Lebanon, Feb. 2 The case of the
commonwealth against the officers and
directors of the Labanon Trust und
Safe DtpOfil bank, wno are charged
with embezzlement On the plea that
they bad received deposits while cog
nizant of the insolvent character of the
bank, was heard before . Alderman
The prosecution failed to make ont
thoir case ami the defendants were dis
charged. They claim that tho protect!
tion was brought by enemies of the
bank for the purpose of gratifying a
THE RETURNS ARRIVING.
Pittsburg Manufacturers Universally
Protest Against the Wlis.ui Bill.
Pittsjjuru, Feb. 2 A storm of pro
tests went up from Pittsburg manufac
Hirers today against the passage of the
Wilson tariff bill.
With one notable exception every
manufacturer interviewed and the
Repnblican politicians predicted dire
distress should the tariff measure pass
the senate and become a law.
All Americans In DM City Rejoicing Over Ad
miral Benliaui's DMltlfl Aclfon.
ADMIRAL DA KAMA'S POSITION
The Younger Officers ot the Insurgent
Fleet Are Anxious to Fight the
United States They Are Trying to
Persuade Their Leadjr to Bombard
the City -Yellow Jack Arrives Upon
Rio Dr Janeiro, via Montevideo,
. , Mil-' miirotiarimis for arbitration of
the dlffeMnoM between the gov
ernment and the imnrgenti nave
been oontinned during the past
week. Admiral Da (iami's written
proposition bus been submitted to Roar
a iiuiml Benbato. The government's
propositions were completed yester lav
and were placed in the hau ls of U,n
eral Carvallio last night to be deliv -ered
to Hear Admiral ldeuh nn today
(). M Rollings bus been Admiral Da
Guuia's agent iu the negotiations. He
says that his chief is anxious for a
peaceful settlement. The government
is willing to make a compromise de
spite all war like reports. The tronble
over discharging the cargoes of Ameri
can vessels interrupted the negotia
tions, but did not stop thorn perma
nently. The spectacle of the American fleet
ready for action yesterday was mag
nificent. All Americana iu the city are
rejoicing overyear Admiral Uenham's
decisive actiou in behalf of United
States commerce. The British miuister
cabled 2,000 words concerning the in
cident to the Loodou foreign office.
Persons sympathizing with tue insur
gents are bitter toward the - American
commander. They say that he acted
solely in the interest of President
Peixoto and otherwise misrepresented
DA OAMa's POSITION UROWS WuRSK
Admiral Da Gama's position in tbe
harbor grows worse dally. Three des
perate uight attacks on Armacao have
failed, while the government has
mounted ssveral new 7-inch guns at
that point. Rear Admiral Lisnham
aid yesterday: "Admiral Da Gama
will uot be able to leave the harbor,
even, unless he aet soou, bnt he can
surrender and obtain asylum with us
at any time."
Admiral Da Gama said yesterday
that Admiral Mello, with the insurgent
cruiser Republica and three trausprota
of troops was approaching Santos, co
operating with an aruiy that was
marching on the city. The naval and
military forces ought to reach Santos
today, ho said, and proceed at once to
the attack. The insurgent commander
expects that Santos will surrender at
once, Unly the insurgents believe the
reports of the coming attack on Santos.
The younger officers of the insur
gent fleet in the harbor are impatient
for action. Tney nrgod Admirnl Du
Gama fiercely yesterday to fight the
United States fleet, and they may per
suade him at any time to bombard Rio
de Janeiro The foreign fleets might
not prevent the bombardment in case
two days' notice should lie given, for
Rio, with its forts on tbe bills and its
cannon on the beach, is not an open
The government fleet was reportod
off the harbor last night, and tbe cap
tain of the America came ashore to get
orders The America may go south be
fore attacking the insurgent fleet.
Many new casea of yellow fever are
reported hert. The deaths Jnumber
more than thirty daily. lhe health of
all aboard the United States warships
DEATH OF OR. KOCH.
Author of EJiic itlonal and Devotional
Work. Paaaen Away.
Am.kntown. Feb. 8 Charles Joseph
Koch, D. D., a native of Mayence, Ger
many, died here today aged H years
In earlier life bo was a Catholic priest,
being ei-coramutiioated when he mar
ried his servant girl. H was an author
of devotional and educational works,
metrical translation of Psalms, can
ticles and lamentations.
since his wife's death, Koch has
teen very eccentric, having attempted
suicide once. He has lived at the
1 1 house the last eight years.
A Discovery at D oyl.stown Causae Post
p onmant of 11 Murd.r Trial
iJoVI.KKIiiWN, Fob ' A discovery
waa made today ttiat will prevent what
would probably have caused a post
ponemeul of tho second trial of Wal
lace Iturt for the murder of the Right
l"VH. It waa found that the closet iu
which the jury wheel Is kept was open
and the wheel itself WM Open, and the
names nf the jurors conld eusily have
been tampered with.
When the discovery was made Judge
Veikes immediately ordered that a new
panel of jurors tie drawn.
HURLED NINETY FEET.
Yax Yarnsll Struck by a Central Engine
ilKLI.tiroNTK, PaV , Feb. 2 Yax Yar
nell. of ion. this county, while
atlcmnling to cross the Central Rail
road tracks, was struck by the engine
of passenger train going west and
hurled ninety feet, injuring him so
badly bat he died this alleruoon.
Judge I Iff 01 Gordon was with Mr
Yamell aid he juat got neror.s the
track as the train rushed by, thus escap
iug an awful '"nth.
Pennsylvania Remembsrtd in the Dis
tribution nf Fundi.
Wakhinoton, h'ib I, -The followln
, . n 11 u i , . , 1 n n 1 V hile 1 l-wliil Cnn. i.' I
I I I I II 1 Iriiinal Jicnh Pans 'Prima.
town, Franklin ; David C. Keonar.Sut
ersville, Westmorland. inorease- -Aaron
T. Nogel, Bull.lu Cross Roads,
Union. Rvissue Daniel D. Carey (d-
oaaeed). West Franklin, Bradford;
lames R C.iuiphdl, Transfer, Mercer;
Jonas Hoke, Good Springs, Schuylkill.
Original widows LI Ilia B. Nell,
Knox, Clarion; M iry L Roberts, West
Grove. Chester; Mary Miller, Green
Spring, Cumberland: George Kessler
ifnthen, Itii'hlaml. Labauou, Kliza A.
Irwin, Carlton, Ms.-c.er; Susannah 1.
Lookman, Phlladelpbiai Msnhale Allen,
'hiladelpliia; Ivr. ibaiu Uoiigneriy,
Hi iddock. Allegheny; Eleanor Brewer,
Strondlbnrg, Monroe; Mary Jane Wol-
ford, Hillside, Westmoreland, Joseph
Wolf (father), Rock Glen, Luzerne.
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NO MORE LlZtRDS.
New Y,.rk Qlrla Muat Case Thslr Tor
turing of Charaaleons.
Nkw YiiHK. Fob. 8,- The sale of the
little lizards, which have boon brought
to this city recently in larjre quanti
tb s from the south, bus been slopped
by the Society for thePrvention of
Cruelty to Animals. The ii.arli
hive been sold as chameleons. They
were lastened to cushions, uisntel
scarfs, and the like, by means of tiny
collars and chains, and they had be
come quite a plaything with many peo
ple. Sometimes they wero worn in
the streetH by women, who had them
attached to their bodices.
At a meeting of the Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals tt
was decided that the manner of con
fining the lizards and the ignorance of
buyers as to how and when to feed
them constituted cruelty. Agents of
the society yesterday visited the'stores
where they were sold and ordered the
Iu obedience with this ordor nelices
were posted that no more of thelizards
would be sold in this city. It has not
been decided what is to be done with
about 10.000 of the little reptiles which
it is belived are now in New York, and
with two carloads now on the way
here from Mobile bay.
DARING SCHEME FRUSTRATED.
Victor Echorn Plans to Waylay a
Bank Messenger and Rob
Him of $15,000.
Philadelphia, Feb 2 A daring
scheme to waylay a bank messenger
and rob him of from $10,000 to $15,000,
waa frustrated this morning and the
conspirator, Victor H. Echorn, was ar
rested. Ou Jau U an adaertisement appear
ed in a local paper asking for the ser
vice of a "reliable man of nerve." It
was answered by George O. Thomas, a
disengaged New York reporter and
subsequently by Frank J. Mullins. Ec
horn, who had inserted the udvertise
ment communieated with both men
and unfolded to them a plan to rob the
messenger of the Southwark National
bunk when the latter should, today,
take from $10,000 to $15,000 to tho of
fice of the Pennsylvania Salt Manufac
turing company. on Chestnut street be
tween Front and Sscond.
Thomas and Mullias agreed to co
operate with Echorn, but they notified
the police. The latter instructed them
to "go ahead" and keep the poliee de
partment posted. The bank officers
and the officers of the salt company
were put ou their guard and at 10. 30
o'clock this morning when North-
emery, the messenger. left the
bank for ' the salt company's of
fice he carried a package of pa
per instead of the money. When the
messenger arrived nt the doorway of
tho office, he was met by Thomas, who
demanded the package. Mullins having
in the meantime fastened the outer
doors. The package waa surrendered,
ic accordance with a plan arranged by
the supposed victims, nnd Thomas und
Mullins jumped Into a carriage and
drove rapidly away. At Second and
Market streets Echorn jumped into the
vehicle, and at this juncture Detective
Bond and Murray appeared and lar
rested tbe trio. Thomas nnd Mullins
were soon released and Echorn was
lodged in the oentral siation.
Victor H. Eohorn is 50 years of age
and married, and was formerly em
ployed us a clerk in the Pennsylvania
Salt Manufacturing company's office,
It is the custom of the couipnny to
withdraw the money (from tho bank
every other Friday for the purpose of
paying its employes at Natron, near
Pittsburg, Btid .of this Echorn was
This afternoon Magistrate Milligan
held EohOfO In $'J.OOO hail for his ap
pearance at court.
TROUBLE AT ACME.
The Montgomery Mln.ra on tha War
path Tha ShatirTun the Scene.
Cimti.KSToN, W. Va., Feb. 2. The
Montgomery miliersarn marching with
a force at ilOO on Stevens coal mines at
Acme to make the miners quit work
It is also reported from a number of
sources that armed men crossed the
mountains en-route for Acme from
Powellton aud other points No news
of violence has yet reached here nor
has there been anything reported of
disorder or drunkenness. It seems to
be he result of concerted notion.
It is imposdble to secure news of
what has occurred at the mines, but ex
perleuced men say that the Stevens
men will stop work anil that no vln
lance will be offered. Sheriff Salman
is on the spot with an armed posse.
ABOUT THE STATE.
In the northeastern section of Heading
early yesterday morning the people were
aroused by a violent trembling and tremor
of the earth ns if by su eai tbqu ike.
The residence of .IsmeH Scaulon, at
Meadville, was destroyed tiy tire. Ills two
children, Anna slid James, aged II aud I
respectively, wero bullied to death.
Albeit ilohtenwnlter, an extensive him
be i dealer nf Lewishiirg, has failed,
with liabilities of His asset",
winch consist of W niilea of tramway, eu
glue, etc., are 180,000,
A Philailelphi t and Keadiug express
struck a caniage at a grade crossing at
POttl tOWti, George Keller MUMUM seri
ous injuries and tleorge Levuugnod was
Next week the Economy society will
fi -lose n mortgage on the tile works lo
cated In. Heaver I hIIs. TIik company on
crating the plant burrowed HKl),oon from
the society during tne past nil. en years.
Mrs. Margaret Lewi", the gn-iit-gieat
granddaughter ot Itev. John K. Halkeld.
tue chaplain abosrd William I'etiu's fleet
when the Uuakers llrit came to I'hiludel
I phis, died at Hollidnysburg, aged t0 years,
He Proposes to Provide lor tbe Free Coinage
PATCHINGS CALLED TO ORDER
Senator Stowart's Resolution Deny
ing the Right of tbe Secretary of
the Treasury to Issue Bonds Mr.
Vilas Defends the Secretary Livoly
Discussions in the Houso for and
Against the Hawaiian Policy.
Washington, Bab, 2
TIIK resolution of Senator Stewart
denying the right of the secre
tary of the treasury to issue
bonds, which became a subject
for discussion during the morning
hour several days ago, today succeeded
In side-tracking everything else, Mr.
Vilas, of Wisconsin, occupying almost
the entire afternoon iu defense of the
secretary of the treasury.
Mr. Vilas predicated his remarks
upon an amendment to the resolution
declaring the authority of the secre
tary to apply the proceeds from the
sale of bonds to appropriations made
by eongres", and proceeded to make Ins
argument from a legal standpoint. At
times the discussion partook of ft Bt
ture of a colloquy, such Republican
senators as Hoar, Aldrich, Allison and
Piatt taking issue with Mr Vilas.
Ms. Quay gave notice of an amend
ment he intended to nlfer to the taritf
bill, which provides for the free coin
age of silver under tbe act of Feb. 88
1678, the purchase of gold "bullion and
the issuance of forty year treasury
notes bearing low interest, all of which
promises to renew the financial dis
cussion of the extra session.
Shortly after 4 o'clock the tariff bill
was laid before the senate and referr
ed to the finance committee. At 5.18
the senate adjourned until Monday
DU'USsilON IN THE HOUSE
A lively discussion whs precipitated
today over a rsport from tho committee
on rules setting aside the next three
legislative days for the consideration of
Mr. Creary's (Dem., Ky.,) resolution
censuring Minister Stevens and the
Republican administration for their
share in the Hawaiin imbroglio. Mr.
Boutelle (Rep., Ma,) endeavored
to eall up hie privileged
resolution relating to Hawaii,
but the previous question was ordered
and the committee's report adopted.
In difcutsiug this, however, Mr.Catou
ings (Dem., Miss ), who reported the
special order, made soma cauitic re
marks about Mr. Boutelle, referring
to his "bedlamite actions nnd bis
harmless mania for making a suectacle
of himself, and twioe Mr. Boutelle had
the words taken down aud Mr. Catch
ing! called to order.
The president's letter transmitting
another batch of Hawaiian correspond
ence was read and the correspondence
referred to the foreign affairs com
Mr. McCreary (Dem , Ky.) spoke for
the administration's Hawaiian policy,
and Mr. Hitt (Rep., HI. i against it. At
5 o'clock the house adjourned.
OUNCE OF PREVENTION.
Uniontown Coke Operators Are Oettins;
Rid of Disturbing Slamanta.
Uniontown. Pa , Feb 2 The ooke
operators in the vicinity of Uniontown
have commenced the wholesale dis
charge of Hungarian, Slnv mid Polish
employes. A large number were dis
nussnil yesterday and others have been
notified lo leave. The exodus of the
foreign element from the coke region
during the past six months has boen
very great, many them returning to
their own country, others going to the
western part of the United Stales.
The recent riots in the Mauati dd val
ley have had much to do with the re
newal of the determination on the part
of employers to get rid of tho disturb
ing elements iu the coke regiiXis.
DR. MARKLEV ACCEPTS.
Ha Will Rapreaant the rannaylvaala
Democracy aa a Candidate.
Pint, .mei.1'II1a, Feb 2 Dr.A. D.Mark
ley, ot Montgomery, tha candidate of
the "PcnnsyUnia Democracy" for con
grenman at large, hna sent his letter
of acceptance of tho nomination to tho
In his letter Dr Markley ssverely
arraigus and scores the state adminis
tration for what lie calls its "system
of boss organization" that has mad it
impossible for elf respecting nnd
honest Democrats to remain in the or
ganization, except upon terms of sub
servioncy, humiliation and practical
Dnvld Millar Shoots U J Haata Tha
Wound May Trova Fatal.
Col.liMHlA S, C. Feb. 2- David Mil
ler shot B J MeMz iu front of trial
justice Stacks nflic and the woun 1
DM prove fatal Miller was a witness
la tbt trial of B I Bee, for violating
the dispensary law and gave some evi
dence against the nccused,
it is alleged that there is a regular
conspiracy in Columbia to Intimidate
witnesses and prevent their testifying
Iu behalf of the state in prosecutions
under the dispensary law.
v a -
Vardiot of the Coronet's Jury In the
Kali view Accident.
BOBOXIMi N. J., Fob. 2 The jury
mpaiiuelled by Coroner Volk to in
qitire into the death of Francisco
1 1 Appoliio. who waa killed in the
Fatrvlew trestle accident on Jan 17,
completed its labors this afternoon.
After listening to the rending of the
deposition of a number of wounded
Italians taken in St. Mary's hospital
yesterday, a verdict was rendered lix -iug
the responsibility on Broadhead &
Hickey. who have the contract for the
construction of the road for the New
York and Siuquithanna Railroad com
pany across the Meadows.
The jury in their verdict said that
the testimony submitted showed that
the temporury structure was uiuiefe
and that the contractors rualizsd its
it is said that some of the wounded
Italians have already engaged connsel
to bring nit against the contractors
for injuries inttatned,
HIDDEN TREASU RE.
A Box of Coin and Jawals Found in an
Wai.tham. Mass., Feb. 2. A re
markabia find is reported by S. A
Isaacson, who is remodeling an old
building at the corner of Main aud
L.xingtoii streets. It wus a leather
box containing old cohi, jewelry, and
other artic les to tbe value of several
thousand dollars, aud no hint has been
Obtained as to how they got tsere.
The box was iu a npac between tbe
ceiling of the room and floor of the
second story. Iu it were two watches
of antique appearance, Spanish coin
worth several 'hundred dollars, several
gold rlugs, a pearl Oeokltoe, and a dia
uioiid, which, Mr Isaacson says, an
expert tells bin is worth abut $1,000
There slao was a number of ni l papers.
The stuff evidently was 100 years old
The building was used hs a jewelry
store about forty years ago, and was at
one time used for post office. Of lute
years it has beu a hardware store.
None of the former tenants now living
can give any hint as to how the trea
sure could have found its wuy there.
E CIVIL WAR
It Averted a Recognition of the Bel
ligerancy of Da Gama by
the British Forces
WAtHnQTOK.SFebJj. Serretary Her
bert after the cabiuet meeting today
declined to make public the latest ca
ble message rvceived from Admiral
Benlism, but repeated his assurance
that it had no geueral public interest.
It is accordingly understood that the
dispute involved a question of interna
tioual policy, which was the oue reser
vation which Mr. Herbert made in his
promise to give out all future dis
patches. Admiral Bsuhaui is nndoubt
iy desirous of receiving specific in
structions what to do iu case D Gama
again attempts to bombard Rio Jan
eiro, as he threatens to do.
But under the general instructions
B 'Ubani has done so well t'.ius far, and
has so thoroughly carried out the pol
icy of Ibis government without iuvolv
the Uuited States iu auy eomplic ations,
that the probability is the cipher reply
which was sent him after the cabinet
consultation directed bim simply to
continue to use bis "wise discretion."
Iu that event uavy officers deem it
probnble that Da Gama's bombard
ment will be restricted by such tinn.
as to leugth of notice to foreign ship
ping aud such provisions at to non
combatants that Da Gama will not
want to undertake it, inasmuch as it
would be harmless.
Navy others strongly incline to tbe
belief tbut Benhnm's prompt action on
Monday last in breaking the rebtl
blockade has probably averted a recog
nition of the belligeiancy of Da Gama
by the British forces, and there is gen
eral regret that the operations of the
retirement law will soon cause Admiral
Benham to be relieved of his command.
WRANGLE CVER A WILL.
A Bitterly Fouclit Contest In Which
$2,000,000 Are Involved.
PlllLADKl.rillA.IFeb 2. Tho long and
bitterly fought contest over the will of
Q orge Dawson Coleman, son of Rob
ert Coleman, of the well knowu fami
lies of that name in this city nnd L b
anon, was brought to a termination
today by Register Shields Tne reg
ister dismissed the caveat filed against
the writing anef admitted Lie will to
probate, by revoking the ancillary let
tor of administration granted nearly
.two years ago to J Hasolton Merkel,
and granting regular letters to the lat
ter, he being tne elect of Mrs. Rosnli
Parent Colaman, the mother of the
testator, and the sole legatee under the
Mr. Coleman died in Paris on Oct.
18, 1tl1. leaving a will iu which he
devised his entire property, amounting
to about $2,000,000 to hit m ither, but
directed that in the event of the latter
not surviving hive, then the estate was
to gQ to various French insUtutlons,
no provision being made for his widow.
When a copy of the instrument was
brought here lor probate, its admission
was stopped by caveats filed by Harriet
Drayton, an sunt of the decendeut,
Mrs, Coleman, the testator's widow,
Philip P Peace, Florence Smith, Char
lotte Rawle and other htirs, on the
ground that it was not a correct copy
SANDBAGGED AN ARABIAN.
A Bold Rnbbnry That Has Caused Ez
cttamoni at Haatatnn.
11a7.i i ton. Pa.. Feb. 2 A daring
robberf was committed on Sevbert
street here this morning by an un
known nan The victim was Hamod
Nabod. an Arabian merchant. He wat
behind the counter in his store when a
atr.mgsr entered aud asked for a pair
Nabod showed his stock aud while
bending over the counter was struck
on tbe bead with a sandbag and
knouked insensible. The robber then
ransacked the store and took $50 from
the till. He is still at large.
THE TROUBLE IS OVER.
ManaQeld Mine Owuars Contt tent That
the Orbit Haa Paaaed.
M ansi iki.h, Fob. 2. There are now
but fifteen deputies guarding the inter
ests of the operator! in this district.
Bherifl Rlobard and the mine owners
are confident the trouble is at an end
No more arretta havo been made,
and while further raids are contem
plated, there is no time set for thorn.
IpAiu Wasbiniiton. Feb. -. Forecast
I for SOtarday.' K eaetera iVn-
ty'Mata, (ttcett4W0 otomMneei
oi( nun cwmiritai (iteciicioti
510 AND 512
We have opened a line of
I' or Waists and Dresses.
95c. a Yd.
The former price, $1 H5.
(They cannot be duplicated)
Also a new line of Solid
In newest designs
Our Plain Black Satin
Duchesse at 89 cents.
Former price, $1.25.
ME EUTTA PERCH & RUBBER 171 H'i
RUBBER BELTING AND HOSE.
CIIAS. A. HCHTBRBN A- CO 'S
And Oak tanned Leather Belting,
H. A. Kingsbury
S13 Spruce St., Scranton, Pa.
n-.i'.f, ewMwer ouih kvfada iter kpetrera
fViinsifeaaiii, lAowefe, south uiinUs,
Lewis, Reilly & Davies
m m m
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lili ' 'i
Feet of every deicription fitted at
Lewis, Reilly & Davies.
Will oloaa every evenini at I.M r.M.
tact) 1 Saturday
We Examine Eyes
Free of charge. 1 f a (tex'tor is
umli'd you are promptly told
so. We ;ilso guarantee a per
AT COS T for one week only.
I. J. MCE
215 WYOMING AVE.