The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, February 10, 1894, Image 1
Ex-Judge Rarding's Letter calling on Pennsylva niaiis of all parties to vote for Mr. Grow, will be read with interest. Bee page I. ' OB SB SS II IH Ml IBS H V . .T'.'.". Laa; Tr V W WWW WWW t w mm?. , mm More Bridges aad Fewer Wooden block pavements set in slush aud mud would lo an agreeable improvement to metropolitan Serauton. EIGHT iv;i:s--,iwg-r (Jmn,mfi SCRANTOlN". PA.. SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 10. 185)4. rnv) CENTS A COPY. P' lb El II E IE THE T TBI KIT n PAPEB REPUBLICftN ULL: ms mm Philadelphia Ac.;i!t!!iy of Music Willi Bbtiustastto Ptople. Filled ADDRESSES D GROW AND REED A Grand R.'.lly of Protectionists -Hundreds Unable to Gain Admiss ion to the Building A Masterly Effort by the Statesman from Main Mr. Grovv's Brief Remarks Con gressman Doliiver's Humor Amuses the Listeners. Vim tDCLFHIA, Fob. !' n REPUBLICAN man meeting h was UeUl this evening in tic M Academy ol Music that Blled the Liu building from orehestra to top gallery with a crowd of enthusiastic belleTtn in the doctrines ot the party ami hundreds more earged around the entrance doors unable to gain admittance. The attraotlon that drew ao many people to the meet iug was undoubtedly the announce ment in th list of -ipeakers of the name of Congressman Thomas B Keed, of Maine. The meeting wn held under the auspices of th I'aion League club, and its object was iba dual one of opening in this city th: campaign ot Gtlusha A Grow, Republican candi date for oongressman-at large, and to enunciate auewtlie policv if protection as opposed to that of tariff reform. The meeting was presided over by Colouel A. Lou leu Snowden, ex-minis-ter to Greece and Spain, and the first speaker was Mr. Grow. Mr. Grow', speech wit a stalwart defence of Re 1'ubhcm principles, and an arraign' 111-nt of the doctrine of Democracy Mr. Grow spoke but a short time aud expressed himself as confident of elec tiou aud by a big ui ijority at the com ing election on th 20tb of the month, Colonel Suowdea thm introduced Mr Reed. OVATION TO MR. KEED. As the Main congressman caui down to the edge of the stag- the en tire house rose and for five minutes every u in on the audience seemed to be try to cheer louder than his neigh bor. Finally Mr. Heel was couipellel to raise l is hand in expostulation and after some spasmodic cheering front those that had mm breath left iptiet was restored. Mr. Rel spoke for tbree-iinarters of an hour and his dry humor and biting sarcasm at the ex pen?" of Democracyand its leaders were heartily appreciated by his audience. The next and last speaker was Con gressman Dolliver, of Iowa. Mr. Dol liter took the tariff for his text, and hi humorous illustrations of bis re marks kept bis audience in a roar of laughter. Resolutions comdening the Wilson bill, an 1 its income tax feature, and Mr. Cleveland's Hawaiian policy, were adopted. THE CYClONi'3 OcAOLV WORK. Grtat Devastation la th Path of a MisH t ' hirlwh d. Mkmciiis, Tenn., Feb. !. A ayelone passed over th northwestern portion of Mississippi late yesterday afternoon and laid wast everything in its path. Plantations wr devastated, fnrm bouses were wrecked and the debris scattered ov-r the ennntry for rcilee around. Tho telgrpn wires were prostrated and it is impossible to obtain particulars from the Stricken district, hut it is known that one life baa been lost. On til plantation of Colonel W. L Nugent, fonr miles northeast of Green ville, Mis., WUiiain rJrady and wife, colored, were in tneir caiin, winch was bluwn down, killing the woman instantly. When fonnii ahe was lying nndirneath thn wrecked csbin, her head being wedged between tho sills and several los, which had m inglsd her beyond recognition. Her husband wa blown several hundred f.iet and received serious if not fatal Injuries. Tne gin bonne and the tenement hones on the Nugent place were all blown down and large tra-g were twisted from their stumps and carried away. The cyclone passed through Washington and liohvar counties, thickly populated with proiperous far mers, and it is fear.-d the death list will be greally swelled when the d tnils are known. The hurricane came from the southwest and was accom panied by the regular funnel shaped aloud. The Lnmbnr plantation near Port Hudson was also struck by the fnrions wind, and scarcely a piec- of timber is left to tell the tale. About twenty colored people wero injured by falling buildings and Hying timbers, hut none fatally. The storm iiuiim to have traveled up the Mississippi river, nam ing great damage to shipping. BSTSral fine Steamboats narrowly escaped being wrecked. about four o'clock or n little there, alter, and in the Statement ma l by M:s. Christmas, who was in the parlor with the judge at the time, be was walking up and down the lloor eating ' n apple, tie bad jnst reached the front WiudoW and was looking OUt upon the street when in sink on a settee and slid to the ll'or huliilcss. Il.u-lori were Im mediately snmmoned, and when ihey ' arrive. 1 tOey applied electrical appar atus and used all means known to ttie medio il iirofes-ion to leMiseltate the stricken congressman, but without avail. Mr. Bonck's wite arrived with a lady friend shortly after o o'clock. Judge Houck was 60 years of ago, having been bom ui Cumberland county, Pa., Beptembar 8S, IH 5 He removed when ' yg irs of age, with his father to Ohio and settled at Dayton, whore he lias resided over slue k e A DLUW FCK P;iX0TO. Ult Toipedo Boats Sad to Uuve M t With Di.Hter. Rio Di Janbrio, Fob. o it lean nounoed in ttas city that some disaster ha befallen the fieet 'f torpedo boats which recently left Pernauibuoo lor the soiu ii. Details as to the disaster do not seem to be obtainable, and ad information on the subject is refused at tho government office. It is asserted that at leaat one of the torpedo bo its has been b.ullv demand. and the whole tl?t has returned tu Pernambuoo. e SOVEREIGN AT PITTSBURG. The General Master Workman of the Knights of Labor Holds Secret Conferences. PlTTBBUBO, Feb. 9 -J. R. Sovereign, general master workmen of the Unights of Labor, arrived in Pittsburg late last night He said that be came here to look over the condition of affairs in the district and render all the assist ance iu bis power toward strengthen ing the organisation. At 10 SO Mr. Sovereign met District Master Workman Vincent, of the Glasw rkors' union and other local ienuVrs of the Knights of Labor at their headquarters, and after an ex change of greeting they went into a secret confereuce. At its close all Inquiries only met with the reply, "We have uothiug to say." Tonight Mr. Sovereign address ed a m ass meeting at Lafayette hall . BUSINESS IS STILL DULL. CAN THE! BE DANGER The Nti York Millionaire! Bin ThreatenlBg Letters. Received PLACARDS UPON THEIR DOORS Pictures of Bombs ami References to Valllant Written In Latin -The Work of Jokers or Cranks-The Dopcw Vanderbllt, Rpckefeller, Flagler and Astor Houses Decorated During the Night The Matter Treated With Apparent Indifference. The AN ARKANSf.'i DIVERSION. Th B"pcrted Lynching of tht Plunkett Brnthor In Oukh C'.unty. St. Louis, Feb. 9, a special to the Chronicle, from Con Way, Ark., aiatcs that Henry Ilrnce, Charley 1'lnk ett am) Hob 1'lunki tt were lyucheil in the Gulch country a few days ago for the murder of an aged couple. Hie information was brought to Conway by a mail carrier, who stated tliat the people ot that section Were extremely reticent regarding the affairs, and no particulars could be learned. Telegrams have been sent to a num ber of points iu that locality, but no confirmation of the story hits been re ceived. DEATH OF GEORGE W. HOUCK. The Republican Mnnib'r of Congross Frum Oliln Efcplrae Suddenly. Washington, Feb. if- George W. Houck, Republican member of Con gress of Ohio, dropped dad at 4:10 o'clock this afternoon while visiting at 1027 Conoectiout avenue. N. V. Judge Houck had airivud at this residence of Cu'i Sr Co Not En- oooraeiogi New YORK, Feb. 9 -R. G Dnn & Co.'s weekly rvi-w of trade tomorrow will say: "Improvement in business still appears in many directions, but it s-uis to be in part balanced by loss in others The gradual gain which be gin some tim i ago anil was strength ened a little by ineSUOCSSSOf tlv treas ury loan, hxs scarcely answered expi-c tat'.onsj Reports of resumption of work continue to indicate that the in dustries are doiiiij mor than in lie oembcr, vet the record of their actual gain it disaonoiutingly smill. The marked increase which pars in offerings of commercial papers has almost wholly ceased, aud the SCCUDU iation on unemployed funds continues, so that endorsed mill paper has ben taken at per cent. Tho bond opera tion has not advanced stocks nor stimu isted Specnlation, and the lowest price ever known for wheat has been re corded. Doubtless the uncertainty which re mains, with the tariff bill yet in the senate, and currency measures of ini portance p"ndi;ig in th bottle, hag some hindering iiifluer.c but there is still seen an increase in the demand for many kinds of goods because of the exhaustion of stock in the bands of de iters by a consumption whicii, though less than Usual, is nevertheless greater than In auy other country. 0 II, FLASHES FROM THE WIRES, The gold reserve In the treasury Is again increased. It reached 1.000,(100 yester day. P.urglars looted the pot(.flinn at flesh ier. O., of stumps and everything else of value. A freight train cut In two Mrs. Jacob Urt-en, ol Syracu-i-, and fatally hurt her little girl. Bevivtagan old feud, two drinkcrssed Italians fractured each other's skulls at Leeds, .Mass. Biehop John P. N'owman, of the Method 1st Church, will go abroml next week for a six months' tour. Thieves murdered Postmaster .fames Skinner at Uulbertson, Hon., and robbed and bnrri"d his office. On charges of steeling 100,000,000 (set of state timber, -ix big .Minnesota timlair llrnis will soon be put on u ial. By the breaking, of i' in a pond at Puray's stat. on, . v., Nlcula Dora and AntOina Soppa were drowned. statu troops escorted two necross a eused of sssaultlDg women, from Alexan dria to .Maims -a., a., to prevent lynching. After living two weeks with James Kerr. Lucy BChsak, of Chicago, wos tiMind nnrdertd, end Kerr navs hIiu shot herseli. For holding up a train, Tom Brady Jiinies llynilriik and Albert Hanker of Jackson county, Ark., must hang April o. In n murderous BSSSUlt on Ooudactor II i libs, at l,orlsb.rg, N. II, Mii lni. l M Mlllln, a tramp, was shot deed by Brake man Ileal. A. Willard Bnraphreys, president of lbs Bterlhlg Iron Workl of New Ynrkcitv. ooomitied uleids by shooting himself in his room at tun hotel in inchestnr. Ohio lawyers are hunting holrs of Jacob De flsven, whom ITIT loaned tbs United Mates govern men t a larn" hum of money, now amounting, With Interest, to (J4, 01 HI, 1 100. William Wnlfi' always aupiioHe 1 to ho ons "i t hs mi si solid business men in Cen ier mill, nns laneii. i lie uanilitieH are about sao.ono, while the assets will not foot up over Vo.OOO A number of important treasury ap pointments to be announced on Mnudav next as the result of an extended roofer- snfee this afternoon between tno president anil ni-creiary launsie. Frederick Barry a boy. ncoideotally shot ami killed his uncle, Sidney Hibon, tged 7 ears, at Beorgetown, Delaware. The boys were playiug, when Uarr picked up a gun nun imyiuily pmnl-Ml II at (lihsou 11 i .xploilnil, and tl.e latter Ml ded with a leinble wound iu his shuuldei. Nsw York, Feb. !, F certain mysterious placarded no tices are entitled to credit, s.n guinarv hoiuhthrowors are nftor some of New Yol k's not ml mil lionaires, and today the police are al ter liii- real or pretended SUSrohiStS. The placards are written Iu Latin. The Bret millionaire to discover that be was perheps marked for the fato that Russell Sago so narrowly but neatly avoided was goo 1 mituied, pop nlsr Cbauncey M Depew, Mr. Depew lives at 48 West Fifty fourth street. His butler was early astir yesterday morning. When he went to the front stoop he was startled by n placard right under the electric button of tile door bell, iu a place that mi one would ever think of warning all to "pint no bills." The butler is not a college KTadnate, SO be could not read the subject matter inscribed on the card, but be was well enough up in the igu language to perceive that an il lustration in black and white was meant to represent a deadly bomb with a smoking fuse. Close the bomb Were the letters "1 C. P." nnd a cross. Tne placard was about iv foot sijuaro aud p 'Sted tight to the house. Iu Dr. Depew' bouse the messag w..s translated. In the original it read : Prates Reminisce exemplqm Valllant gloriosnm. Mora diveti, iiic eit homo udju licatus. Omnibus m ine. In ronio Comrcnis Popuu, The translation offered was; Brothers Remember the glorious ex ample of Valllant. Death to the rich man. This is a marked man. Warn all. P.Y the Vli.l.o tiik Common Pkoci.e. Around tne corner on Fifth avenue the Vsnderbilt palaoe, strstohiog from Fifty-first to Fifty second streets, was not likely to escape the observation of any wandering anarchist, and it di I not. Private Watchman Ryan, about dawn, says he saw something white on a brown stone fence c ilumn, It prov d, be says, to be a placard, the counterpart of the one said to hav been attached to Mr. Dspew's portal. The Vauderbilt warning wan glued carefully and smoothly as if by one who had unlimited time to do it, and the watcainan, who was SOSTOtly out of sight of the sp it, he save, all night cannot understand how or when it was attached SPIN AT THE ASTOliS The most natnral course of thought in the millionaire connection would lead to the Astors, and the busy an- irchist is supposed to have meandered xtto.Sil rifth aveiiuf, which, o- Cordlng to tbs city directory, is the resilience of John Jacob Astor. Really his sister, Mrs. Drayton lives th re Hit butler, John Alton, says he found i placard on the front doors that was t if same ns those already devcribtd. It, u said that thw peripatetic anar chist also bill' d his warning no the por tals of John D. Rockefeller. H. M. Flag ler and others. The grOWSOSM warnings, however. have not resulted in an exodui from the city of the marked millionaires. As a matter of faot tney and the police us well lo on upon the placards as in work of a prnclicnl joker, though, us u j ike, tuny do not deem it u brilliant success. Mr. Depew Was away from home When the butler found the notice on the door. The butler did not show it to Mr.Depew'smotber-iu law but turn- d it over to Ur. Depewupon bis re- torn home last evening. Mr. DoDOW read it and laughed heartily. lake it away, was his only com ment ; "burn It un. Mr. Depew Is In Philadelphia to-dsy, not, how r through any fear of haviuir his slumbers disturbed by the noise of a bursting bomb. ( SLOANS RSMMUtttD, Part of 1h placard still clings to the pout of Hi" Sloan" mansion. It Is almost nndeclpberablC however, thanks to the efforts to remove it II is written slowly an I with great cute on a sheet of com mon note paper. So little attention was paid to it. by the butler when ho found it that he did not even mention it to the members of the household Hut tl.en he is not an expert iu Latin. To him it looked like the prank of a small hoy a bad boy, at that. SHrgeant Doigau looked upon it ns the work of some crank, but it pttSSlod him to think so man i placards could I e posted and the culprit escape detec tion. " There are eightneii policemen do ing patrol dulv iu that neighborhood," he said, mid any number of private watchmen It would be a bail place for an anarchist to play any planks," he added grimly. Captain Bohmlttberger of Ihn Tender loin precinct shared the general police belief that the placards were the work of Home harmless crunk. No complaint, he said, had been made at his station by any of the men whine homes had been decorated. Nearly all of the butlers simply scrubbed off the notices and said noth ing about them lo their employers. Philadelphia this weak examining rn eoids iu the nfflce of recorder of Deeds It was shown that no property what ever ni recorded iu the name of Aiini Kill ford, but it was revealed that six teen mortgage!, aggregating $0Ht:ii)O, are recorded in the name of Robert Fill l ord. When the late Israel Fleishman a few years ago constructed the i'ark theater In this city, it was generally Understood that Mrs. Fulford, who opened the new plscs of amuaement, IiuiiI a largo mortgage against the prop erly. Ini t it was not developed until re cently that the mortgage, ISS.OOO in amount, was in the uamu of Koberi Fulford. TIGHTENING THE CHAIN. A Nntw.uk of Evld'iion Surrounds the Drfnnrlant In the Carpntsi' Case. MlFPUNTOWN, Feb. 9. The testi mony in the Csrpeuter case as sub mitted at today's sessions of court by the commonwealth whs clearly and strongly against the prisoner, and the Chain of circumstances is being closely woven around hipi It was proven that Iho defendant had made vicious threats against bis father a short time previous to his liomicid", mid that their relations some time prior to the event had been notoriously unfriendly. Witnesses testified as to the prisoner's declarations after the murder, and it ulll be hard to reoonolle them ot the innoc inoe of the crime. The trial will not be concluded until next week. PARA TO THF. RESCUE. Tho Steamer Has Been Sent Afier the K iraHge Crew. COLON, Fob. 0 -The steamer City of Pars sailed at noon today for Uoncador Reef to take nboirn the officers and crew of the United States war ship Cearsage, which wont on the rocks Inst Friday. She was chartered for the voyage bv the I uunstas. As Ronloar Reef is about BOO miles from this port the City of Para prob ably will not bs back before Sunday afternoon. i a THE GRAND ARMY OBJECTS. Old Soldiers' Protest Against a' War History That Belittles the De fenders of the Union. rnii.AiiKl.rni . Feb. 9 Posts NVs and 19 Q A. R., last nichl took strong stand against the introduction into the public schools of Hilis' Complete 111 tory of the United Status and B aeries of resolutions ad tressed to th board ot education. Similar action was taken by the Grand Army men in Idaho two weeks ago. The res,. lotion rend by post No. 2 lust night ptotesls against tno selection and distribution of thfs book to the scholars of the public schools of this city, ''that its tone is biased 10 favor Of the south. It vilely belittles and d -tracts from the patriotic work performed by the sol diers, and by undue prominence seeks to enoble the soldiers of the rebel armies who sought to destroy the union and refers to them in eu leafing tones. it suppresses In many instauces the names of our heroes, and persistently and conspicuously depicts in stronu colors the achievements of tho rebel commanders and tliir armies. BLAND AND HIS SILVER BILL Tim Attention ol Un Boost ini by u u. . MR. STONE'S CLEAR ARGUMENT The Member from Missouri Calls Up ibe S(;i;r,nora";o Bill and Concludes His Remarks in Support of the Measure Bovine Comparisons Drawn By Mr. Stone. - The Differ ence Between Bullock and Leather - McKjirgben, Harter and Kilgore Talk. the company as a result of the transac tions. Iu reply to Attorney Ilijur'sin terrogatton, ,Mr. Welsh declared that, as a receiver of the road, hs did not think anybody was li ible,that therom pany lost the money and that ended It. Receiver PsXSSS, with all the dignity of an ex-chief justice of the Pennsyl vania supreme court surrounding bis presence, sat calmly awaiting thu or ient of beihg queried as a witness, but be was not called, the bearing, at 1 p. m. being aiijourue 1 until next Tuesday at noon. TRIAL OF RIOTING MINEHS Otbor KEOGH RETAINS Score HIS RECORD -Inter- FULFORD HOLDS THt SCRIPT. The Huebnnd of the L.ts Annie Plxley lies the Field PBILADKLPHIAjPeb, 9 - -Colonel R ib ert J, llair-, ol Nw York, who repre sents Mrs l'ixley. mother of the dead actress, iu the controversy with Rob ert Fulford, the actress' hubaud, re garding bur will an I estate, Was iu at tho Pool Tournament eetiriB' Ham s Played. Philadelphia, Feb. 9 -state pool tournament score -First gam-: Sher man, ISO; Summers, H7 Bcratehes -Bberman, '2; Summers, 9, Beeond gnm: Keogo, i"0; Tate, 43 Scratches Heogh, B; late, o Sherman led from sturt to finish in the opening game, although Summers showed a marked improvement in hie play. The second gaum was the event of the evening and both players dis played very scientific pool, K "lib's position play was a leature, although 1st" was also in the gsm as regards po - it inn, but his general play was too open, tailing many chances when ' sat ety" would have been much more ad vantagsons, A RECEIVER APPOINTED. th. I,mn II Pollitt Will L.iek After S itnia Iron Company. Philadelphia, Feb. o. -Judge liut- ler in the Unlttd States Ciroall court lis afternoon appointed 1, 'gun M ullltt. receiver for the Sigma iron oompany, i ne company was ineorpor Sted in West Virginia but its principal ousinsss bus been carried on in I'euu sylvanln, I be authorized capital slock is $.", Ilim.llUO, of which -' i.". o has in-en paid in. 'I he available assets are about 1100,000 The floating debt is ifiM.voim. and it iS Stated that among the liabili ties are an issue ol 1500)000, debenture bonds. . HANDS ACRObS THE SEA. flowers and anarchistic pamphlets find their way to VaiHum's (grave al Paris. The Kngli-di house of lords passed the parish councils hill through the Committee stage. The great storm In the North sea delay ed the Steamship Majestic a day In her start from LlVSI pool. Presldeut Carnnt gave a reception to the International sanitary oonleresee, now meeting al i'aris. The vigorous speech of ilniperor Wil liam at the recent parliamentary dinner greatly pleased Russia. The Nat loll ill Liberal federation of Knghinil will discuss the usefulness of the house ol lords at Its meeting next week. Aiming Urn piieseiigerH injured in the railway acc ident Tuesday at Oomnelgne was Mr. Reisner, a draughtsman ol New York. flogging of native women by the Wor man cliKin'ollor, llerr Lent, Is said tC have mused the recent mutiny In the Cameroon t. There Is a hitch in the negotiations be tween Morocco and Spain, the Sul.au ob jecting to the amoiiut of t iiu Indemnity for Melilla outrages. Religious riots at if 00 la, India, caused the ile-trtielion of Mohammedan uiou,ues mid Hindoo MUtplCS, and troops had lo be eillletl to iplell 111" I nlhle. Arabs of Morocco are receiving as martyr the notorious Riff agitator. Malm Mohatar, who is on his way to prison for inciting ui" kiii war tu Mellilla. Washington, Feb. 0 n FTBR tho call of committees for A representatives hud been oon- ir'l eluded iu the I Iuuhm thia morn UU iug Mr Dland (Dem , Mo), moved to take up the consideration of ais silver seign iriage bill in the com mittee of thu whole and th" motion wiih agreed to without serious objec tion, Mr liland was rCSOgUlSSd to conclude his remarks in support of his measure, and said, by wy of prefac, that he was reportod in the paper ; as being willing to strike out the last section of bis bill providing for the oinage of the bullion in the treasury purchased under tho Sherman 1 iw an '. remaining uncoined, That statement was untrue, for he considered that the most Important feature of the measure, Mr. Bland was frequently interrupted by a constant stream of questions by the members who snrmnniled Mm, and the ol eje of his sptech was marked hy applause fro n his sympathisers, lie was followed by Q W. Stone, of Pennsylvania, one of the R -publican tin -inhers of thu committee on coinage, weights end measures, who antagon ised the bill. He went into a legal de -sorlption of what constituted seignior age, holding that there OOOld be no seigniorage until all the silver' was consumed. "You could not, " he sai l, "tnko out a p irtion of the silver in the treasury and say that it was seignior age," because it w is not seigniorage until it cased so be bullion. This view was diametrically oppoeed to that held by Mr liland. MB. STONE'S ILLUSTRATION. Mr. Stone illustrated his position bv saying t list youcoold not take a bullock in the field and cut s piece of his haunches ami call it leather aud the remaining portion bullock, lint after a while, when the bollock ceased to exist, it might become leather. Bo youcoold not segregate I4.uoo.oon ounces of silver in the treasury tnat I he 1 1, 000. 000 ounces and rail it Seigni orage ami the balance bullion. I his bullion constituted a collateral trust fund for the redemption of the note Issued upon it ; and if any portion of Ibis fund should be taken and used for thu necessary expenses of the govern ment or for any other purpose than that to which It was dedicated, it wis not only a perversion ofitrnst, but was mbesslcment of trust funds. The other speakers were Mr. Mc- Keigben, tlivi.i Neb . in favor of the ,Mr. II.irt'T (Dem ) O, in opposition and Mr. Kilgore, (Dam,) Tex., in ad vooscy of it. U . five minutes before o the com mittee arose and the booss ad i urne I. FIGHTING SMALL POX. Stiingent M"B3urei to b Taken by the Huntingdon Authoi it tea BUNTINUDON, Ps., Feb. 0. -By order of th" stale board of health, its Hun tingdou commissioners here today look vigorous measures toward averting the threatened spread of sin ill pox at 1'iitisiown. this county, where a esse resulted fatally yesterday. The au thorities keep a close wuteh over the town to prevent either ingress or ogress into the town limits. Mr. Waning, of Hopewell, who died of the disease at PuttatOWn yesterday, was buried there today, after lying CZ nosed iu the open air all ol last night. Every possibility of thu spreading of the disease is past. AfTER THt LOOTERS. Promluen' OtTloials of a Dsfnnol Lackpjrt bank An- Ai restsd LOOKPORT, N. Y., Feb. 9 Dr. .1 11 RslmsS, vice president of the defunct Merchant's hank of this city, and n prominent Oitisen, was tins afternoon Indicted for perjury in regard to the affairs of Iba broken bank, tie was arrested, arraigned and admitted to bail this evening, The cashier of the bank, J J. Ar nold, is now iu j lil and will be tried next week lor peijury and embeSSle ment, His abort. igo exceeds $1(10,01)11 The bank is in the hands of a receiver and is iu liquidation. HANGS OUT A BLUFF. United States Kintstei Talks Bnsineiis to the Svilitin nt Inkamlerum Parts, Feb 9 -The Temps bus this dlsDstoh iroiu Constantinople! "A. W. Terrell, United States minister, has demanded the Immediate liberation of two Armenians who are American cltissns and re imprisoned at Itkend arum, Northern Syria. "lie baa threatened, in the event of a refusal, to semi an iron clad to isksnderutn. NOBOOV IS LIABLE. The Opinion pt Mr. Waleh In the Read on- Railroad Muddle. Pun. mo nil , Feb. 9.- The New York and New Bngland and Boston and Maine stockdeals, which the UoLeod management of the Heading R, R, was responsible for, was fully explained to day by Receiver John Lowlier Welsh at the hearing before Master Craw ford In the Hiiit brought by Isaac I,. Ricu for tho removal of the Read- The of repeated etorv affairs were gone over but at the close expreased himself very clearly upon the question ot any one Bfiua Itabl" for the loss incurred by One of the TJututban Aiu'iitted, Cns.a to I:- i I Monday. PltTSBOHO, Feb. 9. The first ease re sulting from the recent miners riots in the Mansfield valley was r-.. lied in court today. Joseph lialechek, a I'ole, waH tried for assault. Although positively identified by the plaintiff, William Frauey and two witnesses, the jury found Haleeheck not guilty aud divide 1 the costs Thu sixty other miners, charged with rioting, will be called for trial Monday. All will be tried together, a larger number than ever were tried together before iu this country, It is uxpscted tbut some will plead guilty. LOVE FLED AT DAYBREAK. FINLEYS e The Cashier of a Watkins Bank Miising A Youn Lady Also Disappears. Watkins, N. Y., Feb. 9. -The great est sensation that has been created in W ntkine and the surrounding country in years was caused today when the doors of tho First National bank were closed and the following startling an nouncemsnt posted on them "closed by tho cashier having m i away." Tho cashier is John V. Love, the president of the village, and ti of the leading men of Hi" t learned that L ive 1 time last night un 1 the amount he tool: with blm is estimated at about $50, 000. For some time Love und others of this place have been interested in a boom at West Muueie, Ind., und it is generally believed that be become in volved through speculation there Love is Hi years of age aud ha a fam ily. Tne bank has many depositors in Walk ins and vicinity, and groups of men arc to be seen on every c rner dis OUSSins the matter. Love left a letter stating that he was insane ari l would kill himself by shoot ing or jumping into the lake, but this is thougnt to be a bind on ace mat of his taking the bank's funds. It is re ported that there wer; $10,000 of state money in the bank anl thu funds of the town of Dix were also there. The excitement has been iutensifi-d by the finding of Love's coat and bat on the dock nt Magee's but house. It is rumored that a Watkln's girl to whom L ive ha l,ben att-ntive is also missing. se RAN AWAY WITH AN ENGINE. The Strange Fmak of a G.rl Crazed bv the Grip Chicago, Fib. 9 A special to the Inter Ocean fnui Toledo says: Miss Emma Moulton, of Pindlay while teuiimraiily insane yesterday from tho effects of an attack of tlio grip, jumped out of bed, threw up u Window, and leaped to the croniid, a . distanos of some ten feet, Before she could be Stopped she hail clambered over n fence, run almost half a mile into tne yards of tho Ohio ('ntial railroad and dashed in ti the cab of a yard en g.ne which was temporarily deserled by lis crew. Tiie insane woman pulled l the throttle and the engine started out ) of the yards towards Toledo, but ' overtaken before it was far out of the yai ds. 7 i i - Moulton is n school ieacher. When removed to berhome she quieted down, und it is though tu.it she wiil in time recover her ri-asjn. M .SSACRI AT TIMBUCTOO. Colouel Bmnli'r and His Kntir Rstinue "0 by TuevKge Paris, Ifeb, 9 Evening The lntfst advices from si. Louis, Senegal, sav that dispatches hearing date Of Jan '.'7 have reached there Irom rimlmetoo. Tntse despatobes state that I'olonel Bonnier, of the marine artillery, who was iu command of the Freaeh troops, who had captured Timbuctoo, bad with him 9 European commissioned officers and European sergeants, til native shsrpshooters and 6 native ser geants. They were all killed by the TosregS. IN OUR OWN COMMONWEALTH. AUentown will vote on the question ol borrowing 1100,000 for street paving. Liqnor licenses were granted to seventy two new saloons iu BcbUyktM county. Boys discovered the body of an infant in g box, floating down the Delaware river Bsston, W ilson freed has been appointed post master at Covert, Bradford county, vies 0, D, Field, resigned, The interior decoration! of the new eap itol building at 1 1 irrisburg are being put in and are exceedingly line. The coroner Investigated tbs death of little Annie Stout, of Lincoln, Chester county, aud decided she had died natur ally. In a runaway at Bhsrtlesville, Berks county, Mrs. John Kennedy suffered a liiiiken le; and her husband's fine was lacerai ed. Permission was given to the White Sewing Machine oompany, of Cleveland, i)., to open offloes tu Philadelphia and Pittsburg. The rolling mills of the Valentine Iron company al BelletOUl will start in lull on Monday end run full time, They have been idle all winter. J, (I. Qrlhm'B photograph gallery and art establish men t at Willies-llai ro was com pletely destroyed hy tiro last night Lues on Stock 18,004 on building f;',&oU, insured for t&OOQ, The Hi" was caused by an electric light, s W EAT H Ert FORECAST. WING to the unnrec'!- lented success of our LINEN SALE, we have d cided lo continue it a few days longer. We quote be-low a few figures in Cream and Bleached Table Dam asks. Napkins to match wlu:n desired. 56 inch, 23 cent3. Recuut price, 80 cents. 58 inch, 28 cent3. Recent prica. 33 cents. 60 inch, 32 cents. Recent prion, 40 cents. 64 inch, 39 cents. Recent ;rice, 4a cents, 63 inch, 45 cents. R.'ceut price, 03 cents. 72 inch, 55 cents. Recent piic?. 05 cen'.s. 72 inch, 68 cent3. Kiceut price, 83 cents. 72 inch, 88 cent3. Reeent price, $l, 72 inch, $1.05. Recent price, $1 25. 72 inch, $1.19. Recent price, $1.50. own. It baa been 7 inch, $1-75. eft atkins a-me lucent price, $;. 80 inch, $2.10. Recent price, $2 30. 90 inch, $2.25. Recent price, $3 60. Dinner and Lunch Sets, Towels and Counter-panes at correspondingly low prices. See our "Cherub" Crochet Quilt at 95c ani the Excelsior Marseilles at $1.95. 510 anl 512 Lackawanna A?! HE 6IITTI PERCH L fiUBSEi mill FAMOUS Maltese Cross RUB3ER BELTING AND HOSH, ing receivers, of Readinu'e at length, Mr. W'eleb CHAS A. BCHIEREN St CO "3 PERFORATED ELECTRIC And Oak tanned Leather Pel 'ing H. A. Kingsbury AGKKT 513 Spruce St., Scraitoa, Pa. I 1 A A a llClli & WW Reliable Footwear. n iii n r ..,, i ill. i Feet of every description fitted ,tt Lewis, Reiily & Davies. Will i e every eTonlng .it 0.80 P.M. except Saturday, RAIN Wasiiinotox. I'eb. !. Forecast for Saturday; ' esstsea I i Pnmiyltania aad rVew Jsresy, ' nun in the Mentfnp, elsaHae, dttUtHy oofetefi For itteeferii BnMisyi inaie, fair, NMSpf SHOW fa the northern porMms,' SMst wmds. We Examine Eyes Free of charge, I f s doctor 14 needed you are promptly bold so. Wo ;ilsu guarantee a jier- ftft at. WATCHES AT ('( 1ST for one n cel oiil . 1. J. WE, ARCADE JEWELER, 215 WYOMING AVE.