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Usual Bundle Ol Letters Kppsai in the Breck-Inridiit'-Pollard
WIT UPON CROSS-EXAMINATION
1'he Fair Plaintiff Causes Much
Laughter with Her Sharp Answers
to Mr. Butterworth -Old Jim Rodes
Was Not a Conventional Man Many
Proposals of MarriageColonel
Breckinridge's Manner of Introduc
ing Himselt to Fair Women.
Washington, March to
TEIE eligible who managed to run
the gauntlet of doorkeepers Into
the circuit court thin morning
were unusually nntntrotu end
distinguished in appear Mioe, They
were able to get an esrlv slant of th
prineinal In th ea. for lis Pollarl
and Colonel Breckinridge appeared
earlier than bM been their custom.
After the lawyer had rustled their
papers for a quarter of an hour thr
whs iv ripple of gre-u inrpriee, for no
less appro'iag then the plaintiff her
self walked aroun 1 to the witness
stand, took a. neat directly facing
Colonel Breckinridge and the whole
roomful of men.
The plaintiff gsve t'ie detail of hr
acquaintance with Colonel Breckin
ridge and their IntintnOT ut) to the
time of separation in 1S92.
THE LOVB LETTERS APPEAR.
Such a case ia not complete withont
the conventional p ick lire of love let
ter, and they were produced for Mi"
Pollard' examination. i?he ilentitied
the letter and twelve telegram a
troui Colonel Brcokicridffe, The let
ters were not all of the amorottl kind,
they were friendly but not; too much
o. They were si sued "Yonr. " or
"Yours truly and sincerely," and ha I
no heading. Sotn of the letters were
read at the trial the other day. The
next question came near bringing 01 a
"Miss Pollard," said Sir. Carlisle,
"what were the conversation yon had
with Colonel Breckiuride about going
to a sanitarian?"
"Oh, Mr. Carlisle. I hardly know
how to gay these things before o many
i l 1 1.1 ri . -1 . 1 - : .
uiMn, mm .film roimrti yiHiiirivei v, in
rimer nign voice, l can t siy tnin
There was a snsDicion of teirs in Miss
"Never mind don't say anything
don't answer, " aid Judge Wilon, her
Colonel Breckinridge mad refer
ense in some of hi letters to lendinc
omo papers and Miss Pollard ex
plained that "some nepers" meant
money they did not like to refer to
money in their letters.
After reces a Utter was read from
Mis Pollard to Colonel Breckinridge
acknowledging that she had published
the announcement of their engagement
and that she was sorry for it. This was
evidently in answer to a letter from
Colonel Breckinridge taking her totaik
for the public ition The letter began
"Mr deer Willie" and was signed
"Yonr loving Madeline."
The question askd bv Mr. Carliile
wns as to how Ion? the illicit relation
hip existing between Colonel Breckin
ridge ami the plaintiff and Miss Pollard
answered, loudly an! distincily em
phns'zing every syllable: "From that
night wlien he took m to Sarah Gregg'
in 1884, there never was any sugges
tion of the discountenance of that
miserable sin, until Colonel Breckin
ridge, with all his protestations and
promisei and vows of affcHo i, left me
on the 17th dav of Msy. 1808 "
FUN ON THE CROSS-EXAMINATION.
Major Butterworth began the cross
examination. He persisted in saying
that Miss Pollard was 12 when her
father died, and Miss Pollard became
annoyed She had ald she wai 10
then. "I wish you would not repeat
that, Mr. Butterworth." she said, "It's
very annoying." Her father had told
her fairy storiea. he had read her
Shakespeare, history and pr-tty little
poem. She was fond of all these
"You say your father tanjt)t ?i u
history," aid Mr. BottSf worth. ''Did
be teach yon much history?"
"Not so much a Colonel Breckin
ridge told me afterwards," wa the an
swer, and it took the crier noarlv
twenty minutes the stop the laugh.
Miss Pollard's answers wero bright
and somewhat witty and kept pace
with the keen minded Major Butter
worth Nearly all her answers began
with "Now, Mr. Butterworth "
It was while at Frankford that
James C. Rides asked her to marry
him after having seen her two or three
times, ami Mis Pollard told of the
bargain through which her education
was obtained. "Mr. Kod,"he aid.
"was not a conventional nun." Thit
cansxl a laugh.
"Wag this yonr Meat offer of mar
"No, I had one the year before from
a Mr. Wooda; but I bad no more to do
with that than you had, Mr. Butter
worth." Colonel Breckinridge joined
in the langhter over this gaily.
Miss Pollard admitted that she wag
engaged to a Mr K gll while she was
st the Wegleyan college in Cincinnati,
during the continuance of her con
tract with Ilodee. Mr. Butterworth
gpoke of her contract with Bodes as
"the engagement" and Miss Pollard
objected to haying it put that way.
Mr. Kcde had loiined her the monev
to get her education on condition that
she should pay him bHck or marry him.
There was one sally that created a
roar. Mr. Butterworth asked Miss
Pollard if Colonel Breckinridge bad
recognized her on the train at their
Brat meeting, and Miss Pollard said:
"He crossed the aisle and asked if he
did not recognize meand by the way,
that's a common trick of big, recogniz
ing people he does not know."
Mr. Butterworth tried to make the
witness sny that on the first night Col
onel Breckinridge came to gee her, he
bad brought a csrri ige at her suggest
ion, but Miss Pollard met it with,
"now, Mr. Bntterwortb, you know I
never Mid anything of the kind."
Smile more questions wore met with
earnest answers that mailt the specta
tors laugh, and then at 8,15 o'clock tho
court adjourned until Monday.
THE CASE OF JOHN y. mckane.
Hli Attorneys Still Working fjr Rsleaee
New York, March in. Farthereflort
wn in id this Afternoon toaeenrethe
release of John Y. MclCm from Sing
Sing, peudiug the consideration and
derisions of his appeal to the supreme
court of the state ol New York The
convict attorney appeared 111 the office
of tho clerk of the circuit court, and
tiled an application for a writ of error
from the United States supreme coiirt
on sppeul of McKniie to tho highest
tribunal of the laud.
The first official announcement of the
amount of bonds that M -Kane has
failed to account for to the town of
Grravesend was made today by the
board of audit for the town. They
Bnd that IfoKane hud failed to account
for at loan il0,000 Moreover, it was
slated the board had discovered that
McKme had illegally disposed of
some of the proceeds from the sale of
tli.'s. bonds not accounted for.
Late this afternoon Judge Lscombe
granted McKaue's appeal to the su
Important Business ol the Sessions Held at
RECEPTION BY THE GOVERNOR
An Entertainment Given by Fifty Pu
pils of tho Carlisle Indian School.
Speeches by Dr. Breckinridge, Dr
Rittenhousi; and Others - Anniver
sary of the Veteran Ministers In
Coroner s Jury Censures the Sheriff
and Commissioners Puryear's
Body Will Be Dissected.
StROUDSBORO, Pa . Msrcn 17 The
coroner's jury finished its deliberations
in the lynching of William Puryear
this afternoon and brought in a verdict
that the murderer came to his death by
beiug hung by parties uukuown to the
jury. Many witness-s were called, bnt
the jury was unibl to get any evi
dence. Those who admitted having
witntssed the lynching refuted to give
information as it might tend to crimi
The sheriff was censured by the jury
for his grots Carelessness in permitting
Puryear to Sleeps from the juil and the
county commissioner a!o cants In for
their share of censure for their econo
my in discharging the watchman pre
vious to the escape of the murderer.
The eouaty authorities made prepa
rations to bnry the body in tne eeme
try here in the. afternoon, but found
that it would hav? to be kept, accord
ing to law, twenty-four hours, an I if
ot claimed by friends in that time to
be turned over to the board of medical
authorities at the state college. 'Ihe
body was put in a neat coffin last night
and placed in the corridor of thejiil,
where it was viewed by thousands.
Tneboly was sent by express at 7
o'clock this morning to George Willir,
Philadelphia, to be used at the Univer
sity of Pennsylvania for disstcling pur
poses. The negro a week ago made a con
fession of the murder of Christian
Eclers, and said h alone did the crime
and that he intended to kill all three
persons. Christian Khlers. his wife and
John Sliotzuian. The motive wa rob
bery. The escape of John Shotzm in
prevented him from carrying out his
As there was no donbt of the guilt of
the negro and the careleisness in the
handling of tho prisoner by the jail au
thorities, the community generally
sanctions the action of lynching and
seemed pleased that, the desperado is
placed where he will do no further
District Attorney Williams will bring
the matter before the grand jury when
it session in tho April term of court
AN INTERESTING WEDDING.
The Bridegroom Kills Two Men and
Then Iklpl Out.
BlATTYTILLB, Ky., March 16 - News
was received tortav of a wedding in
thi(Leei county yesterday that ended
with a double tragedy. Miss iihoada
May, a popular young woman, was the
bride. Grant Cecil, the groom, be
came insanely j taloni because Joseph
Douerel, a former snitor of the girl.
wns among the gnestS, After the cere mony
be met Doner el, who wag ac
companied by John Burns, n yonth of
10, and began firing.
Both were killed, but it is claimed
the shooting of Burns was accidental.
A bystander was also slightly wonn leu.
Cecil fled, leaving his bride, and ha
not been arrested. The young wife is
prostrated by the excitement caused
by the tragedy.
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GRIM REAPER'S HARVEST.
William Frysing'T, an extonsive carpet
manufacturer, at York, Pa.
At, Paris. Ueneral lldephmie Fave, a
noted French artillerist, aged S2.
.Vl. Monchicourt. judicial liquidator of
the Panama Canal o i npiny, at Paris.
Coloael A. t Hei r, one of the oldest
members of the Dauphin county bar, died
suddenly at. his boms on Front street at
M5 last evening. Neuralgia of the heart
caused his death. He was birn in (Iruen
castle in 1888, He represented Dauphin
county in the house and senate several
terms nnd was a leader in both bodies.
IN OUR OWN COMMONWEALTH.
faqner Henry Pauth hanged himself to
a fence rail at Yorkana, York county.
Fifteen suit of clothes wore tolen from
Joseph MoudCIWOiSl store at Tremont,
A railing limit from a tree hn wns trim
ming at Lebanon ctushed young John
For an alleged threat to blow Jnp S. L.
Ijohn's house at Palmyra with dyusiuite,
D. Heilman was o 1 tad.
Letters patent, were inud fur the c.ni-
goliilation of ' ' n ! 1 i 1 and II inker Hill
boroughs, id Westmoreland county.
Within a period of twenty minutes
Thursday 11. snowed, rniued, hailed, thun
dered and liglitninged at HnrrUhurg.
Attorney CMssVSil BciMel says there Is
no truth in the report that Uoorge F.
Parker, consul at Uirmiughaiu, is .lying uf
When Uoorge Kau's family, at Heading,
were nearly Onoonsctotts from Inhaling
coal ga, n child was nivageneil, asked for
water and all escaped.
Pension oertifleate-i have been issued as
follows to Peonsy Iranians I Renewal and
Increase, Alexander Dodsou, Hunloek
Creek, Luzerne; increase, .Smith L, Nich
ols, Burlington, Bradford; John Ward,
Urent Bend, tiusqiichamia; original wid
ows, Hannah Cole, Sheshequln, Bradford.
HsYRHISBURO, Mnrcb 10
I TI I bnsiuess, s rcisl mid musical
ntt'sirs the members of the
Central Pennsylvania Metho
dist conference have been
much engaged today. jThe morning
snd part ot in- afternoon were con
consnmed in routine matters. At 8.80
Governor and Mrs. PattiSOO gave a re
ception 10 members and visitors at the
executive mansion and this evening
titty ln. and girls from the Indian In
dustrial school at Carlisle gave a mini
cat entertainment at which Governor
Pattison presided mid made a speech.
Captain K. H. Pratt, superintendent of
the school, and other alo made re
marks Dr. Breckinridge, of the Methodist
Episcopal hospital, of New York, rep
resented that Institution, For four
year two ladies of the conference, re
siding at Bsrwiok. have given $250
each year to maintain a child's crib,
and a mother during the same time has
given $3t33 each year to maintain a
Dr. Rittenbouse, (uperiuteudent of
the Philadelphia hospital, stated the
needs ami work of that institution. In
twenty-two months tines opening tbey
have treated 3,700 patients from six
teen MetbO list conferences mid nine
teen other denominations. Ninety per
cent, of the treatment has been free
.Mrs. J.ickson, of Uerwiclf, has given
S, 000 to endow a bed, and Mr
low, of Newton Hamilton, has
ise l 1 like amount.
At 8 o'clock this afternoon the anni
rersary of the Preacher's Aid society
was held, Rev. W A Stephens, D.
D., of Clearfield, presided. Rev. J.
Benson Hamilton. D. D, of Now York,
spoke in advocacy of the veterans'
movement, an I was followed by T.M.B.
Hick, of Williainsport, who spoke of
the poorly paid preachers, the average
salary In this cmforence being $700.
The reception ut the executive man
ion Was a deligbtiul affair, and this
evening's coneert by the Indian girls
and boys was a treat.
M'COOK WAS ALL RIGHT.
Hie Action at Doivr Is Approved bv
Washington, D. C. March 10. Late
this afternoon instructions were tele
graphed to General IfoCook by order
of President Cleveland in substance as
follows: "General McCook was only
authorize 1 to ne the troop for the
protection of government propsrty un
less the representation was made to
him by governor of the state that the
state authorities nre unable to suppress
This i in effect an approval of
General McOook's nction 111 ordering
troops from Fort Logvi to Danver, but
not to the extent of giving bun dis
cretion to pres-rve the peace, or of
rendering assistance to the state militia
in enforcing state law.
PORTUGUESE HARBOR DAGAMA.
er by the laws of tho commonwealth
mid the rules of thi court provision ig
made for the admission of women to
the practice of the law, but ss the an -premo
court of our gtnte has admitted
a lady to its bar, we sre not disposed
to refuse the prayer of the applicant,
slid now, the sixteenth day ot March,
the rule granted in this case it made
11 bsolute. "
IHE FOURTH BODY FOUND.
R-mnlns of Richard S. Davis Are Taken
from Oaylord Mine
VYii.KKs Baiuie, Pa., March 10 The
excitement at the Gaylord mine among
Ihe relatives and friends of the victims
yet left in the mines continues una
DStld, The fourth victim, Richard S.
Davig, could hardly be recognized when
brought out toduy, the body beiug in
the worst state of decomposition of
any of tnose yet found. After beiug
prepared the remains were taken to the
Baptist obnrob, where the last sd
riles were performed by the Rev. John
llngue. The interment took place in
the Forty Fort cemetery.
Mr. Peter F McLaughlin, a widow
of one of the unfortunate men-found
this week, is dsngeronily ill and one of
her children may die almost any mo
ment. The afternoon hift of rescuers who
came out of the mines about 8 o'clock
report that they loaded and removed
thirteen cars of debris today and that
they have reached a point now where
they can work with more safety. It i
thought that the other nine bodie are
all close together and will be found
within the uext two days.
Wn kks-Baiike. Pa.. March 10 -The
fifth body was discovered at 11 80
o'clock tonight, it wiil tske an hour or
more to remove the debris under which
he ie buried. The body may reacli the
surface at 1 o'clock, a. m. The rescuers
at work in the pit are unable as yet to
THE TROUBLE AT DENVER
Governor Waite Admits That He
Made a Mistake in Calling Upon
the Federal Troops.
A Quiet and Uueveollul Day in Hie House of
RIVER AND HARBOR BILL THERE
The House Votes Not to Direct a Spe
cial Investigation on the Coast Sur
vey as Provided tor in the Sundry
Civil Appropriation Bill Proposed
by Mr. Enloe The Provision Or
dering a Reduction in Compensa
tion Is Fiercely Attacked by Mr.
Hopkins -Private Pension Bills to
Th InsuiRtnt Admiral nnd His Officer
on Hoard the Hindello.
Rio Df. Janeiro. March 16 Adtni-
rn 1 Da Gama and his eight "fficer are
atill on the Portuguese corvette Min
lello, to which they wero transferred
from th" French cruiser Magon. The
government applied yesterday to the
Portuguese minister for the surrender
of the insurgent admiral and his t. tl
Ihe minister declined to give Da
Gaiua up, and the cabinet then sent a
SispatOb to Lisbon repealing the appli
cation which the minister had rejected.
Admiral Da Gains was described in
this diapitrh a n military criminal
and defaulter, having nothing in com
mon with the ordinary refugee
AFTER THE BONOSMEN.
City of Wilkse-Birre Wants $61,000
Lost In R ckuf-llnw'e Bank.
WiLKBS-BaRRB, March 16.- An im
portant snit of the city of Wilkes
Barre against the bondsmen of F. V.
Rocksfellow, ex-city treasurer, was
begun in the common pleas court here
is to recover ifol.OUO in ciish be
longing to the city that was lost when
the defunct banker closed the doors of
his bank. The bondsmen are John
Welles Hollenback, Robert Mitchell
and Isaac Livingston, who refused to
make good the loss after Rockafellow
BOTH FATALLY BURNED.
An Attempt to Rmiie n Child Result
Hazulton, Ph., March 10. A fire of
unknown origin broke out in John
Eonisko's house at Stockton this morn
ing and the inmate were obliged to
lies for their lives. Mr. Konisko, in
hor excitement, forgot hr babe, which
was nsleen on the second floor and ran
back to get it.
While thus engaged her clothing
took fire and before she escaped to the
street both wero fatally burned, tho In
fant dying shortly after. The mother
LADY LAW STUDENT.
The ApDlloatlon of Mite Ida Koit I
Cahusi.k, Pa., Merch 10 Th appli
cation of Miss Ida K' at, of Median
icBburg, ns student of law, and which
has attracted great attention, has been
decided in her favor. Judge Sadler in
banding dowu an opinion today said:
"We have grave doubts a to wheth-
Dbnver, Col., March 10. Governor
Waite admits today that be made a
mistake in calling upon th federal
troops for assistance and the result bag
been followed bv Hn attempt to place
General McConk in the light of having
joined with the political faction op
posed to Governor Waite's following.
This ig a wrong conclusion. General
McCook is too old in experience to be
Governor Waite tolav wrote to Gen
eral McCook asking (him to withdraw
the federal troops as he (General Mc
Cook) had expregsed the opinion that
he had no right to co-operate with the
General McCook made the following
statement: "I with to say that mch an
inference wa never authorized by me
and I never tated that the troop were
placed there at his call, I never stated
that I would place troops or auy gpeci
fied number. In my statement to him
I Baid I conld take no further action
with the United States troops, nor could
1 take any further steps without order
from the president. The atateiuent
was msde in the pregeno of Colonel
Merriam and two other officers. "
General McCook added that in his
order to the Fort Logan troops, the
only purpose he had iu view was to
prevent any destruction of government
property which authority is aiveu him
tiy the armv regulations. There wgs
no idea of aiding either party in the
ity hall fight and the ole object was
to preserve the peace and to prevent
V ststemont has been forwarded to
Colorado representatives in Washing
ton reviewing the situation here and
requesting them to uss their influence
to prevent the withdrawal of th
federal troops. The telegram asserts
that hloolnh'td will immediately follow
the removal of the United States army
from tho city. I Ins is gigued by lead-
AN ACTRESS SHOT.
Tu Sav Her Husband Trouble Katherlne
Wbtr Pluckily Kopt It a Secret.
NABBVILLE, Tenn., March 10 The
American's snvcial from Hnntsville,
Ala., ays: Katherine Webster, of the
Frits-Webster Comedy company, wa
shot at Florence, Ala., Tuesday night
by ex-Policeman Jim Green while at
tempting to shoot her husband, H. E.
There was a difference in settling the
company s hotel bill and ttroen inter
fered. Fearing the srrett of her hn
bund Mrs. Webster did not make known
her wound until they reached Tuscum
bla, Ala. She Is still playing and ap
peared here Inst night. A warrant is
ont for Green's arrest.
WILLIAM BECK'S POTPIE.
Arimal Whu Partook of It Lived Not
to Tell the Tale,
Susquehanna, Ph., Karota 10 - Mon-
troe is greatly excited over an attempt
to poison the family of William Beck.
While Mrs. Beck was temporarily ab
nent some one entered the house and
put a large quantity of strychnine in a
kettle of potpi.
It wss discovered nml the potpio was
t In own out. Several animals ate it and
died. Arrests will follow.
HANDS ACROSS THE SEA.
Kossuth is again said to be growing
Immorality among Japanese soldier is
.Mrs. Orr-Ewing, of the Chiua inland
mission at Kiu-Kiang, is dead.
Spain's new cabinet will propose special
laws, dealing with socialist outbreaks.
N ice MiiMirUrubl has been elected to
succeed the late Dr. Prix as mayor of Vi
enna. The empress of China has giyon birth
to a sou, assuring the succession of the
For having killed her husband, a Cuiueso
woman and her paramour were sliced to
pieces at Hoo Chow.
The great extension of the Tieu-Tsln
rsilway, in China, to tho eastern end of
the Ureal Wall has been openod.
Employes of the Adriatic railways, in
itaiy, nave sirncK tor more pay and sul
diers have been ordered out to prevent
Washington, March 10
boils today voted not to di
et a p-cial investigation of
the coast and geodetic survey, as
provided for iu 1111 amendment
to the sundry civil appropriation bill,
proposed yesterday by Mr. Enloe
The proviiion in the bill as reported,
directing the georetury of the treasury
to reorganize the office force of the sur
vey and roduce its numbers and com
pensation to within $188 000, was at
tacked by Mr. Hopkins (Rep., Itl.i as a
'.ptrfuge by the committee to accom
plish what Mr. Enloe wis seeking the
abolition of the survey by throwing
the work on the secretary of the treas
ury. It wns so amended as to with
draw the authority to re organize th
force and to make 1 188, 000 the minimum
limit of the expenditure (or the office
The paragraph of the bill carrying
an appropriation for the Missouri river
commiation gave rise to an animated
discmsion, in which Mr. Wilson (Rp.,
Wssh.) inveighed against th discrim
ination mads in this bill and in the
river aud harbor bill against the great
west and northwest.
After a reply by Mr. Catchings
(Dem., Mis. ). chairman of the commit
tee on rivers and barbir, in which he
defined the action of the commute- and
the policy under which appropriation
for these improvements were made,
th" house at 4.55 o'clock took a r
until 0 o'clock, private pension bill
only to be considered at the night ses
sion. AT THE NIOHT SKS8ION.
At tbe night session of th house
about sixty members were present. Tbe
only iucident of note was a verbal pas
sage of arms between McKelgan, Pop .
Nob.,) and Talbert.tDjm.. S. C.) ,A bill
wag under consideration to relieve
W, H. Cohorn from tbe charge
of desertion, which the committee
on military affairs reported bad
been nnj.istly placed on tbe record
sgsinst mm. Tatbert moved to lay it
aside witb an unfavorable report.
whereupon McKeighan, for himself
and iu the name of hi comrade, pro
tested ugaiiKt the luauifeitation of a
spirit that would refuse to do justice to
a gallant bnt unfortuuate soldier.
Talbert retorted vigorously, asert
ing that he had no objection to voting
pensions to any brave, honest soldier,
who fought against bun. out he in
tended to prevent, so far as it was pos
sible for Ol in to do go, to aid in any
way men who were deserters. '.
Apparently considerable feeling wa
engendered by th remark of the two
gentlemen, but the episode pased off
with little excitement, and upon fur
ther elucidation of the matter Talbert
withdrew his motion.
After passing favorably npou seven
bills, the committee at 10 '.'0 rose and
the house adjourned
lawyers iu front of the judge' bench,
and throwing their arms around Mer
rill, hugged and kissed bin, the girl
also embracing him. Tbey then rushed
into the jury box and began hugging
end kissing the jurors. The jurors
rushed from the box in wild confusion
Foreman Armstrong had uot re
ceived his kis yet aud mad a dash for
the door followed by the women. He
succeeded iu escaping into tbe street.
Th women uext rushed upon Judge
GarrtUon to ihow their appreciation
of the girl' acquittal and attempted to
kiss tutu Tbey wre prevented, how
ever, by the court officer, who forced
them to leave th court room.
During thi scene the crowd of spec
tators went wild with excitement.
Judgs GitrretBoii bad tonslderble dif
ficulty iu restoring order.
ACCUSES BAT SHEA.
Adam Rose TeetitWe That He Killed HI
Brother at the Troy Election
Titov, Marsh 10. -The coroner's jury
continued the examination of witnesses
In the Roe election murder cues thi
morning Adam Ross seuoud, a broth
er ol tbe murdered man, was exam
He testified in detail a to the killing,
au l testified that bis brother was shot
by "Bat" Sbsa.
NERVOUSNESS AT MEDIA.
Firebugs and Lunatics Render the
Existence of the Citizens Too
Exciting for Comfort.
HK demand for
Fine Black Goods
this season is un
precedented. Our as
sortment is now very
complete, having just
received our second
In French and Ger
man Novelties. Also
a new stock of the
The name of which
is the guarantee of
Mkpia. Pa., Marsh 10. The ca of
John G. Smelly, obarged witb setting
fire to nine different building iu Media
aud vicinity, was given to tbe jury to
night after being on trial for four dayg
and attracting widespread attention
Each case was taken up separately and
whil the evidence in most of thsm wa
of a circumstatial character, it is
believed that sufficient evidence ha
been produced to convict Smedlsy of
firing the Black Hore hotel barn aud
that of Joseph Taylors, in fact tbe
judge' charge implied as much. Tbe
jury retired at a late hour and a sealed
verdict, should tbey agree, will be re
turned, a the court ba adjourned till
Duriuir the trial this afternoon the
court room wa tbrowu into a gtate of I f L. tii r pwollfinr'o A a
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riuging of the fir bell. Iu vain the
court ordered tbe door oloeed. Tber
wag a rush for doors and window and
tbe interruption onttuuel until it
was digcovered that burning grasa
threatened the destruction of a lumber
Just ag quiet was restored a crazy
man from West Cheater crested a
second seuiation by declaring himself
to be John tbe Baptist, and be was
turned over to tbe sheriff.
BAFFLED THE DOCTORS.
JACK SAPR'S DEATH.
to Have Been Caused by Blowe
Dealt In a Boxing Katoh.
Lurk Haven, Mnrch 10. -Th au
thorities have started an investigation
in the causes that led to the death of
Jack Sapp, a pugilist who was found
dead In bed yesterday morning. The
previous nighithero had been a boxing
bout at Renovo in which Sapp wag a
He was n cripple but he gave his
opponent many hnrd blowg and got
stunning ones in return In the niorti
ing he wss found dead and it i said
the injuries he received in the fight
A HEART ON THE PILOT.
Canted Feventy Mi -t All .1 the Victim
AtXIHtOWN, Pa., March 16.--A
human heart lay on the pilot of the
locomotive that drew the Jersey Cen
tral flyer reaching her last night.
Upon Investigation it wn learned
that it belonged to the body of a man
who had been killed by the traiu at
Bound Brook, N. J., seventy miles dis
BABY FATALLY SCALDED.
Left Alone the Little One Fella Into a
Boiler of Hot Water.
BtROUOSBURO, Pa., March 10 -During
the excitement yesterday at tendon:
the lynching of Puryear, Mrs. Allen
Fable, wife of a merchant, forgot her
babe and left it alono in a room.
The child climbel upon a chair and
fell Into a boiler of hot water, horribly
hi" tiding himself. It died a abort time
KISSES FOR THE JURYMEN.
Defendant and Her Lady Frlende Show
Appreciation ef a Verdict of Arqultal.
Brooklyn, n. y., March 16. There
was an unusual scene iu the (Queens
county court of sessions, in Long Is
land City, today, when Anna Wou
zowlaaka, 10 years old, wag ucquitted
upon a criminal charge before Judge
Garretson and a jury. As soon a Fore
man Joseph B Armstrong announced
the verdict of not gnilty there wa a
great commotion in the rear of tbe
court room by a lot of women, friends
of the girl.
The girl est beside Lawyer J. B.
Merrill, her ooungel. The woman
ruabed into the apace occupied by tbe
A Peddler Cboae a Strssge Form cf Sui
cide That Worked Admirably.
Indianapolis, March 16 Clinton
Cooper, a peddler, died at the hotpital
laat night, and his death developed a
strange method of eif -destruction
He wns found ill in his room and gnt
to the hospital, where be wa found in
a low state of vitality, but no apparent
cause existed for it. He was conscious,
but refnsid to talk, and be (wallowed
medicine with great difficulty. He got
no relief from the treatment, and it
soon became apparent that he could
llv but a few hour.
When tnken to the hospital he bad a
handkerchief tied loosely around bi
neck, and this was removed by an at
tendant just before he died Under
neath the handkerchief und almost
buried iu his neck was a small cord, i
and it dawned upon the authorities
that be hud been slowly dying from
atrangulatiou ever ginoe he wag found
at his boardiug house. There is no
doubt but be tied tbe cord, and that
he contemplated thi method to kill
THE PLAGUE AT DANVILLE.
Thirty-four Cat of Small pox ara New
SBAltOKIN, Pb., March 10. -Secretary
Smirk, of tbe board of health, bag re
turned from Danville aud reports that
there are thirty four casts of imall pox
at that place.
A gtrict quarantine has been estnb
WIRINGS BOILEO OOWN.
A little earthquake shook Woodward,
By the ditching of a traiu near Mountain
Home, ., the fireman, mail clerk and
three tramps were killed.
New Orleans anarchists threaten to blow
up tobacco manufacturers If girls are not
discharged and meu hired.
Robbers murdered miserly Anthony
TuontaS and wife, of Elba. Ala., aud then
burned the house over their head.
In her will bequeathing 000,iXl worth
of property, Mrs Hemenway, of Boston,
gave Hauiptgn Institute a valuable farey.
Trying to arrest Rich Gordon, a negro
desperado RCCUted of murder, hetectlve
Will Wallace was shot dead at Suspension,
deny Rorlberk was hanged iu the Berk
ley county. S. C. jail yard yesterday morn
ing for th murder of bob Hazel, a con
stable, last spring.
AT THE FEDERAL CAPITAL
The president has signed the Kat river
Kx-Senator Dawes was taken sick on
tbe street at Washington from indiges
tion. Supreme court decisions have bom
foundsliowiug that salaries of federal and
state judge are exempt from an Income
Admiral ltenhnm has boon ordered to
proceed to Blueflelda with one ship to pro
tect American interests iu the Mosquito
The expenditures of the gnyerumeut for
the eight months and a half of the pres
ent fiscal year have exceeded the receipt
the quantitiesare lim
ited, an early inspec
tion is advisable.
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