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I A TIE
S THAT '
CAME TOO LITE
Hungary Payj Glowing Tribuio 10 tlu imory
of Louts Koulh.
HIS DEATH IS A NATIONAL LOSS
The Parliament at Buda Pestli Ex
presses the National Gratiticatn
for the Serviess Rendered by Hie
Exiled Statesman- Students Oeata
Excitement in the Streets of the
City- Many Are Wounded it; Various
Encounters with Police.
BUDA Pis i ll March 23
f X ENORMOUS and Wei ted cr.wd
A assembled tbta afternoon in front
l f the parliament boos , which
Liu wai strougly grvtrded by police.
Led on by th students, the piuple
filled the tiir with shunts and threat,
insisting that parllantsnt was not do
ioK sufficient to hoser tba memory of
tb dea l patriot. Finally tba crowd
made a rusti towards tlie Jour of tlie
parliament bouaeand a aharp engage
ment with the ,'o!ie followed The
mob was drivn back, but the excited
people ?B"mud determined to fore an
entrance aud ,it required a number ot
charges before the erowd Could b
forced back within a reasonable dis
tance. Inside the Dr!iiujent bona there
was n lare attendance of depatie,
and ue public jjallerios were c row la 1
V1en the president arose to a lire
the house the deputies urose and stool
in profound silence and with bowed
heads while he announced the death of
Lotus Kossuth. He concluded his re
marks by Halting for the unani
mous adoption of the proposals
made by Dr. Alexander Welierle,
president of th- connaei, of Min
isters, who at the conference of the
liberal members of the Hungarian
Diet, last evening siirestfl that tbe
bouse express the nation' gratitu 1- for
the services rendered by Kossntb, send
a telegrum expressing sytnpithy with
the family of th general
andsthat a deputation of member of
the lower house be appointed to (to to
Turin to place a wreitti upon Kos
suth's bier, the houss to adjourn until
after tbe funeral.
Dr. Wekerle had declare that should
aiy further demands he made ami) as
the passing of m act pWiiu' K issrith's
services on record, or providinn for the
stati s defraying the funriiT expenses,
it would be impossible for the govern -mutto
innore the fact tbat Kossuth,
to the end of his life opposed tile exist
ing constitution of Hungary,
THE PAIRluI S UtRVICKS EXToLLEO
After the president had made the
propositions agreed upon with Dr
Wekerle, M Justh, leader of tne Hun
garian independeati, warmly pro
tested against them as bein inade
quate. He eXtoUnd Kossutn's services
to Hungary and tnivoi that the ex
penses of hi funeral be borne by the
state, tnat hi services be recorded in
an act of parliament, an 1 tbat tbe mn
nicipal authorities be instructed to
close all the theater until after th
funeral. Finally he proposed a vote of
thanks to the Italian uovernmnt and
the municipal authorities of Turin for
the hospitality which thsy had ex
tended to the exiled patriot.
Count Apponvi inovtd that Kossuth s
death be declared a national loss, and
that the lower house of the Dietpiy
the expense of his funeral. Dr
Wekerie declare J that the Utter could
only accept the proposals which the
presldeut of the boUSS had made to the
deputies The house then rejected the
proposals of .Vi. .Fiistn an I 0 mnt Ap
ponyi, and adopted, by a largo major
ity, those of the Dissident.
During the : sitting of the chamber
the crowd nntaide maintained a eon
stant nproar, hundred of students
cbauted patriotic songs and thousands
of others howled shouted and uroan ed
Shortly beforn the adoption of the
president's motion in the chamber
large body of students marched to the
national theatre and threatnnsd to
sack the building anlea the mourning
flag which had been lowered, was again
hoisted and allowed to r -main so until
the period of mourning expired,
NATION VI. FI.AO DRAPBO.
At thi juncture a niemberof the
chamber of deputies appeared and an
nounced that the mini try hail or I ; - 1
tint the national il ig, drntied with
black, should be hoisted on all publi.i
buildings, including the theatres At
this the mob cheered and disported
without further disorder.
About 800 students gathered early
this evening in front of the Kerepe
struct police station, Which is not far
from tne National theatre. The lead
era throw open the station doors and
demanded the Immediate release of the
Students who hud been arrested
The police cleared the streets
ot the station, but wre unable
to drive back the crowd The
tudents hooted them Kiel bombarded
mo station with ttoues. Two com pan
ies of infantry were called out. They
charged the students, who, after a little
lighting, retreated slowly. Many stu
dents were wounded, tnrea of thoin so
sever dy that it wus necessary to send
them to a hospital.
WILL GO UP FOR Vji YEARS.
With No Pennsylvania I'ardoa Board
Har dy, Howl y Ii Si-cnre.
FoitT Wayni:, March 2o The jury
In the case of Martin llowley, charged
with killing his mother, returned a
verdict this morning of murder in the
They nlso fixed the nonalty at ninety
nine years ia tbe penitentiary.
MADMAN WITH A GUN.
Coolly Walks Into a San Franeisoo Bank
and Shoots ilie Cashier.
San Francisco. March Si Shortly
after the branch of the San Francisco
Savings union was opened at tt o'clock
this morning an unknown man en
tered 1 e place and without warning
fired ti.. e shots from a revolver at Wil
liam A. Herriok, aatistant cashier. Ail
of tbe bnlleta took ffect and Herriok
tidl tl.-ad to tliM floor. The HSMRsln
thoa walked outside. Bred another shot
at hi riotlm through the window and
made his esc ipe.
A tbe murderer fle 1 C. 8. Melvln, n
bookkeeper, snatched a pistol, and fired
twice at him, but without elTect. A
crowd of citizens followed him and at
tempted his capture, but this was not
t-ffei-ted until several policemen had
joined thepurauer, one of whom shot
ihe murderer He i not believed to
he seriously wounded. His name is
Frederick Bonnemantt, nnd he states
that his crim was duo to his deaperuta
- - .
ACTION HS BEEN DEFERRED.
BtrOOdsbUrtl Lynchwe to Be Pealt With
at a Future Date
S: $ctal to ittt Scran'on IWbeae,
STROUDSBURQ, Pa.. Mate 1 '.'I!. Those
who expected that Judge Craig would
score the ofdsiitl her who many
hold responsible for t ne lynohing of the
mnrderer Puryear before ho loft for
Ids home in Matich Chunk, were greatly
diaappointad. The julge has been
holding a special term of court, but
thinks that no action can be taken by
lumself until the meeting of the arand
jury at the regular term of circuit in
In an interview he natured the pub
It'.- that at th. proper time he will have
ometbing to s ,y
Resolution ot Refiiot at the Death of
WASHINGTON, March S3, Hefore pro
ceeding to 11 renewal of the effort to se
cure ttie vote of a majority of the
membership upon the question of con
iderlug the O'N'eill-Jov conteat elec
tion case, in motion of Mr. Camming,
(Detn., N. Y.jthe house voted an ex-jiressio-i
of its regret at the death of
htoaautb, the Hungarian Patriot, and
instructed theapeaxer to commnnioate
to tbe family of the decease I the re
spectful lympatby of the hons.
Alter one vote on the O'Neill-Joy
case, Mr. Patterson (Deiu, Tenu 1 an
nounoed that it would be pottpmed
until Tueaday next The home then
dispose t of the Whatley-Cobb contact
from tba Fifth Alabama district, con
firming Cobb's title to hi seat, and
passed the military academy appropri
ation Dill for the year eudiug Juue 30,
Liills were also pissed protecting the
R-d Cross society in the use of its in
signia, and appropriating SIQ.OOO for
tba farther enforcement of the Geary
Chinese exclusion and registration act.
At 4 o'clock the house took a recs
until 8 o'clock. The evening session
was devoted to the consi leration of
A SOCIETY WOMfllM i SUICIDE.
Mrs Moora Bliw lie. Hsai OrT With a
Liad of Baokshat.
PaBKERSBORO. W. Vh March 28.
Mrs Fannie Moor", wife of Colonel
Jasper Y. Moore. Clerk of the L'uited
states District for West Yirgiiiia,xand
mother of Clarence .Moore, a former
inspector in the internal revenue ser
vice at Louisville. Ky. , committed sui
eide at ber residence in Clarkaborg by
shooting herself through the haad. She
used a shotgun, both barrels of which
were loaded with buckshot, her head
being entirely torn off
Mrs Moore, wiio has been nervously
prostrated for some time, had just n
turned from Philadelphia, wher 1 it is
supposed she beeamr satisfied nf the
truth of the sensation il stories recent
ly published regarding the life of her
son, Clarenc -. who married the
daughter of a Philadelphia millionaire,
while protending to be engaged in
brokerage business, hut really, it, is al
leged, running gambling rooms in
Washington. The Philadelphia
father in-law found ont the truth and
proceeding for a divorce were insti
tuted, the young wife returning to her
Clarence nlso has a bl ench of promise
suit of $30,000 damage against him
brought Dy a Indf in the western pirt
of tins state Mrs Moore was a d augh
ter of Wasi i igton Reynolds, one of
tho oldest and wealthiest families of
West Virginia Colonel Moore looked
hitnaell 111 his room immediately alter
his wife's deatn, and threatened to kill
William Inaram Attack gnrenndTi
With an Asi.
Birmingham, ai , March 23. Will
lam Ingram, a yonng farmer, living
near Evergreen, Ala., wa married last
night Toward midnight a party of
friends surrounded his house and com
menced a serenade, using (or instru
ments tin cans, cow belle, tc,
Ingram became so Incenied that be
aelsed an ax and, running to the door,
hurled it Into the crowd. Tim ibarp
edge struck a young man named dim
Dixon and cleaved Ins spinal column,
prodnaing death. Ingram surrendered
and It (pending his honeymoon in jail
-e 1 .-
FLASHED OVtR THE CABLE.
The Chilean tnlnietry ha resigned.
The estimated deticit in India' budget
for the coming year is Kl,04b000,
The proponed national mem ri il toQIad
stone Will be pushed by t he Bngllsb Lib
orals Khnnpiiui authorities have finally allowed
the tank steamer, loaded with petroleum,
to land its cargo.
India's revenue from opium the past year
bus been lower tltn for many veins, reach
ing only 18,9)0,000.
Kiisrtiiiti newspapers line Complaining
that England l! getting the Hob's share
from the tiering sea seal ti.'n rles, affectud
by tba Auglo-Hassiiui convention.
Admiral Melk) has beep proclaimed head
of the insurgent government at DtetOrrO.
lie is reported to be determined to con
tinue the struggle against Peixoto.
l ive members of a wealthy Jewish fami
ly, of Hmorgonl, Hue. inn I'oland, were
murdrred by peasants whose tnotivo was
rubbery. Six of the supposed robbers are
The govern men Is of the United States,
Ureal, Uiitniu and Italy have unitedly re-
oommeuded.to the government of Braall
that a humane cour-eba adopted ill reganl
to the Insurgent refuges who have sought
sheltoron board the Portuguese warships.
Five Peoolo and Several
53 ara Blown
SCENE OF TERRIBLE DISASTER
Three ol the Victims Were Men and
Two Women Who Had Been tin
ployed m the Acme Powder Works
at Black's Run Houses In Neigh
boring Pl.iceo B.iJIv Wrecked by the
Concussion The fifth Accident
I hat Has Occurred.
I'll rsBUHG, March 88
WO explosions occurred this
morning at the AcfUA Powder
works, at Black' Run, fourteen
miles from this city on the Alle
gheny Valley railroad, resulting ill the
death of five persons, the injury of
another, and the destruction of five
building and 10.IJO0 pounds of (iTns
mite. Tho monetary loa ii about $12,
000 The dead are Charles Kobldtis.
aged 80, of Allerhenv Cltv; Nellie
Remaley, aged 85j Sadie Romaley,
aged 3d; William Arthur, aged 28;
Belle Arthur, aged 10, wiTe of William
Arthur The three women were sig
'ers The person injured was James
Mooney, superintendent of the works.
His right thigh was stru.-k with a llv
The location of the works was about
a mile from Hulton, in a ravine. Tbe
first explosion occurred in the packing
house at ,'.lo this morning, shortly
aftei work had been commenced, Tne
only eye witnesses of it are Superin
tendent Mooney and Simon Bradley,
one of the workmue They were at
the glycerine bona almost twenty -two
feet above the packing home, arrang
ing to make ni tro glycerine, which was
their tirst duty in the morning Brad
lev had his eyes In the direction of the
packing house when he saw n flash of
fire come out of the door. In a terri
fied shout to Mooney, he said: "What'.s
Mooney thontod in return "it Bra I
run for your life."
a RACK FOR Lim.
The fled up the run as fast as their
legs would carry them, but in n few
s-coiids the awful explosion deafened
them and hurled them to the ground.
Mooney wae airnek in the right thigh
by a splinter. Bradley was uninjured,
but his hat was blown off and his tp0
tacles torn from his face.
The packing ho use was located about
100 yards from the Allegheny Valley
railroad tracks and was a two-story
woo len structure 2) by S3 feet At
the time of tba explosion Mr. Arthur,
his wife, Sadie Remaley, and Uob
bins, were in tne building and were
blown to fragment, Nellie was In
the boarding house which was located
about 100 feet below the packing
house. This building was a two-story
frutne stru"tni about 30 by
forty feet It was leveled to tbe ground
and Nellie was crushed by the fallini:
limber, She was rescued and brought
to this city, the intention being to tKe
her to the West Penn hospital, but she
expired just as they were Inking her.
otf the train She did not regain con
sciousness after tne explosion.
The second explosion occurred at tbe
mixing house at 8 83 . in. This was
caused by a spark from the ruins of tbe
boarding home The smoke had bn
so-n in time to warn ail in the Vicinity
to et OUt of the way before the second
explosion took place, so no damage was
done to life then In the second explo
sion 1,000 pounds of dynamite in pro
cess of incorporation let go. blowing
tho mixing house with all its machin
ery to atoms.
TRRRIBtil DF.SCI, VTKiN.
After the second explosion a terrible
picture of damage and desolation met
th" eye The boarding house wal ras id
so completely that in no place did th
rums lie above the ground more than a
foot One hundred feet further on
where tl o packing honso had boon
there whs a great hole in the ground
probably ten foet deep
The holies of the unfortunate vlc
lims were blown to atoms The largest
part found were portions of two trunks
aiipsed to bs nf tho woman on ac
count of proximity of pieces of calp
with long hear on them. A foot was
found. Small pieos of clothing were
found here und there, but none was
found on the flesh picked up. Tho
portions of bodies found were black
ened and bnrn1 lomowhat The most
of the remain were scattered about
within a radius of 100 yards, but pieces
of bloody II "li and debri s were found
a mile nnd a half away
Mr. B, B. McAbe, pretilent of the
Acme Powder company, says the cause
of the explosion was flre He thinks
one of the dead bad matches ami that
one in nome manner became ignite I
During cold weater the buildings were
wormed with steam brought from the
engine house ISO foet away. Within
five years dynamite factories owned by
the Acme company and located in the
neighborhood have blown up live times
and nine persons were killed.
KOSSUTH NOT RECOGNIZED.
New York's Actlnir Mayor Finds No
Prsciediint fir Honorinif Patriotism.
NRW YORK, March 'J3 -The Hunga
rian 11 ig will not fly upon the occasion
of th funeral of Kossuth, nor will the
American 11 ig ha half masted.
Acting Mayor MoClellao says- ''I
can flnd no precedent for haning our
11 ig lit half mast up in tho occasion of
Ilie death of liny one not a citiz-n of
America, except in the esse of Dafav
ette, mid I o having fought for our
country, was practically an American "
CASE OF HEN RV HARDING
It Is Evidont That the Attorney Volun
tartly Dropped Oat ef Slgoit.
Tonkii annuck, Ph., March '.'3 -The
Wyoming Democrat of to la- throws a
little light upon the disappearance of
Henry Harding whoso present where
abouts are unknown. it the time of
Harding's disappearance foul play wus
liintod and many of bis friends were
led to believe that be had been mur
dered for his'monoy, The statement
printed in the Democrat would h iii to
entirely put asido that theory The
Democrat tiaye :
The mysterious departure of Henry
Harding on the 38th 01' Feoruary h is been
tho subject of much comment and itii
due to the public 11- Well aa thoso who had
1 business transactions with Him to say that
lie went away with n lull Knowledge nl
what his golug In such a manner meant,
and I he probable cotiscipieiices. Deleft
among his papers in his office a rower of
at tone - to his brother, Samuel Bardlng,
of Batou, authorising him to settle up ,,11
his online, collect all outstanding bills,
pay all indebtedness: and it is said that
when this is dene there will be left an es
tate Valued at tlQ.000 at least, which will
be lor the use of his family.
'This move on his part was not taken Un
til alter mat nr. deliberation, as the power
of attorney was iu-Ku iwledged on the
1 11st day of January, nearly two month
before lie left, and sl ows that his h aving
had been in contemplation for some time.
FJis motives for leaving are not. known,
hat that he went away ia the full posses
sion ot all Ins sense- and as lint result of
deliberate and niatuiu reflection there can
be no doubt
CLEWlLANO HUSKS WFRE D KY,
And Prodigal Thompson Has Returned
for a Taste of Veal.
Detroit, Mich , March 28 Ex
Mayor William Li Thompson, one of
Grant's 800 delegates at Chicago In
l!SS0, ten years ago, left the Republi
can party and joined the Democratic
party, stumping this state for Cleve
land In 1884, today published a card in
which he renounces his connection
with th Democratic party and returns
to his old affiliations,
The publication was brought about
by the mention of Mr. Thompson's
mitun for chairman ot the statu committee.
Ho Hustles Prisoners from Fayette
ville lo Charleston to Prevent
a Rescue by Friends,
Charleston, w. y, March 23.
Deputy Sueriff S. L Walker, of Fay
utt county, arrived here this morning
with Wash Atkins, sentenced to hang
for killiiii: Ike Radford , John Qriffith,
who murdered iJIra Coleman at Deep
Water; Dave Wells and J. B. Gibson,
rioters, charg.-d with mnrdur in the
lirst degree, supposed to have killed
Adkins In the attack on Wyent's tipple
on Feb. 28.
They were brought from Fayette jail
here because a mob was threateiiinu to
break into tho jail ami release them.
Last night twenty miners with Win
chesters marched on Fayetteville with
this intent. When they reached Fay
ette station, four miles this side, the
mob stopped for reinforcements,
SheiitT Walker, hearing of it tried to
go to the j til to protect the prisoners
hut was Held up at thi: station by the
mob and compelled to jjwait two hours
As re-inforcement did not come and his
identity being unknown ho was turned
'1 his morning, collecting a poss
armed with Winchesters the sheriff
went to thi- j til. got the men out an I
smuggled tbem here in a Chesapeake
and Ohio baggage car.
Tba Chums of Mitidmr In His Cuse la
NEW CASTLE, Pa., March : Pro
fessor K. C Hartsiinru brought hi
trial to a sudden termination this of
ternoou by pleading uuilty to the
chsrita of malpractice. Hartshorn w is
also lndiotd tor murder, but District
Attorney Btnery informed the court
that there was not enough evidence to
convict Ilsrtehorn of murder.
On January 11 lust Hartshorn,
then principal of the New Castle high
school, was arrested, charged hy Mag
gie Robinson with attempting to mur
der her sinter Alda, who was very ill
on account of a criminal operation.
Dr. Howard K Campbell, who was
obsrged' with complicity, left town
and i still missing. Miss Alda Robin
sou is now in an insane asylum, her
nerVOWl system having collaps-nl.
THE FIFTH BODY FOUND
James Kinttdon'a Rimilns Ara Takan
from Oavloid Minn
WILKES BARRE, Pa . March 'Jo -The
rescuers at the ill-fated Onylord mine
brought another body to the surface
this morning in a rough box 1 was
identified as that of Jamas Klngdon,
who met his fate like his companions
He had evidently been running down
the plane whn the crash came and
buried blm under oigliteen feat of coal
He laid fneo downward when dis
covered, and his body WSJ ground to a
pulp, everv bona In it being broken
The remains were badly decomposed
and Identified only by a pair of felt
boots, such as none of tho other
victims were used to wearing
His funeral took place this afternoon
fri m hi residence. Ifev. j. a Hague
officiated, The body was interred 111
the Nan Hook e cemetery.
The work of the r-sctiers is attended
with much danger Irom successive
tails of portion! of th roof of lib
mine. Other bodies are in siht.
TELf GRAPHIC SPARKS.
For forging S 1 check, K. R, lhick, son
of the New York wall paper man, is under
arrest at. Jacksonville, Fla.
Wanted for robbing Detroit, of $15,000.
BE Oity Treasurer Tutte has been arrested
at Now York after a two yearn' buut.
For shooting dead James Oonroy and
William Cleary. watchuienof theTeleston
(Ind.) club, A I Looker is in jail, having
given himself up.
An application was made yesterday to
Judge O Brlen, of New York, for a writ ot
habeas corpus for John Y. McKsne, but he
refused to grant it.
Fire yesterday afternoon at Money Point,
near Norfolk, destroyed lumber nulls,'
planing mills, lumber, etc., to tbe uiuouut
of half a milliou dollar.
The Jnry in the case of Patrick Cah,
who has been on trial charged with the
murder of James Weary at .White plains,
N. Y., rendered a verdict of not BUiltV.
Cash was formerly chicl of police of Will
iams Hridge, mo was charged with having
Killed Oleary during a tight at a special
oltctiou two years ago,
ini)Oiiini Business cl (he Convention 0! United
PLANS FOR TOTAL SUSPENSION
ihe National Movement Will Be Con
sidered ot the Meeting lo Be Held at
Columbus on April 10 Results Are
Liable to Cause a Strike (hat Will
Stop Work at Fvery Coal Mine in Ihe
Pittsburg, Pa., March 'JJ
PRESIDENT .loll N' MCBRIDE, of
the United Mine Workers of
America, has issued a circular
which calls for the tilth annual
convention of the organ isation to be
h'dd at Columbus, commencing April
lb The convention will bo the most
Important yet held, for a "national
tiiovment" will be considered. This
melius the total suspensi in of work by
miners throughout Amerlos, from Col
orado to eastern Pennsylvania, If
adopted and a date snt, the greatest strike
in tho history of the miners of America
will be Inaugurated, TTiro are 111
America fully 100,000 who are attached
to the United Muio Workers' organiz.i
Preparations for this national move
luent have beau in progress seVtral
months. Meetings are being held
nightly, conventions called and 110
means left in lone to arouse enthusiasm
among the coal diggers for the national
movement The same applies to the
Onto, Tennessee, West Virginia, Indi
ana, Illinois and Missouri coal fields.
CO.NCEUTED EFFORT Tu BE MADE.
Iu explanation, the call sets forth
that sectional or local strikes have
been unequal to tho task of protecting
or advancing wages that miners strik
ing locally cannot bops to win without
co-operation of those at work, and this
is not secured; tbat success altogether
depends upon concerted action on the
part of the mine workers
President McBride in his official call
for a Convention sends a programme
for Independent labor politics to be dis
cussed and acted upon at the meeting.
Tne proposed political nation is based
upon the course pursued by the trades
unions of Great Britain.
The programme contains compulsory
education, a legal euhl-hour work
day, sanitary inspection, abolition of
the contract system on publie works,
municipal ownership of streetcars and
gas and electric light plants, nationali
sation of telegraphs, telephone, rail
roads nnd mines If indorsed, the
United Mine Workers will bring the
proposition before the next convention
of the American Federation of Labor
BIG GUNS AT THE MOTORS.
Pieidn', Mauairsr aud Supei Intendsnt
KoonuiK Cars at Toledo.
TOLEDO, U,. March yi The street
railway strik-rs are ouiet today inas
much as the court has issued an in
junction restraining them from mo
l-sting the oirs. The chief of police
Boding that the crowd of sympathisers
were doing more mischief than tne
strilters themselves, called ont to th
strikers to seosrate from tbe crowd,
which they dill.
The hangers on are being kept away
from the street car men and in OOUSe
qnetioe th re is no more hooting or
stone throwing, Tie- company is run
niug a few cars today with the presi
dent, general manager an 1 superin
tendent acting at motormeo, A c ill
has been made for 100 men to take the
place of the strik -rs.
BY AID Or HIS LITTLE SAW.
Ralto Tfft, Diamond Thief, Escapes
From Pittibar Polico Station.
PlTTSBCRO, March 88 RaltO T.fft.
the notorious Washington, 1). C, crook,
arrested in Allegheny Wednesday for
an extensive diamond robliery at the
national oapitol, escaped from the Al
legheny central polico statlou this
Tefft sawi'd the bars of hi cell dur
inn t lie night, and during the tempor
ary absence of the keepers at th morn
inn hearing he pushed the sawed bars
aside passed across to the boiler room
escaping through a small wiudow.
SCHOOL BUILDING BURNEO
Six Younu Women Perish in tho Flames
and 0b'r Ar- Injured
Paris, March 83 A building occu
pied by sisters of charity as a school
lor young women at Dion, in the de
partment Of Aishe, was burned to the
ground last nitfht. The young women
who occupied the Upper !l tors were un
able to reach the stairway and many
of them were seriously injured by
jumping out of the windows.
Th charred bodies nf si yonng
women who slept on the top floor were
found in the ruins. Many of those who
escaped Were severely burned.
PREND ERGAS I ' S C0N3III0N.
Tho Murder si "I Cartel Harrison Will
Be bwalnod as to Sanity.
Chicago, March 38,- Tne states at
torney will not be a willing party to
Ihe investigation of Prsndergast's pres
ent mental condition, which begins
tomorrow before Judge Gbetlatn, but
will be ready with medical testimony
to prove that the condemned murderer
is as sane as he ever was.
He maintains that Judge Cbstlain
had no authority to interfere with the
execution and iu doing so changed the
Many people believe that Prouder -gast
will nevar be hanged now. Tbe
reprieved assassin was removed from
his cell in Murderers' row on the sec
ond tier to one on the fourth tier dur
ing the execution of Biggins, so thai
he could not bear the falling of the
The other prisoners who were nearer
the corridor of death hoard th crash,
however, mid bedlam prevailed for a
few minutes. Hitth above the discord
I ant U0UtiD and IcrSlchtug QOQld be
heard the cry, "Hang Prendurgast. "
Tbe same demonstration was hear 1
when Painter was sent into etrnity.
The assassin did not appear to notice
the cry for justice.
Hi death watch tnrnel to him and
saiil : "Higgina is gone. You are in
luck.'' The prisoner looked up and
said: "I hope I wont'' The rest of
the sentence was expressed by u mo
tion of the bund toward the InstrU
men! ol death When he was returned
to his cell he stood behind the door, his
hands clasping the bars. He told the
jell clerll that he was not feeling well
and did not want to sen any reporter
BOIIROCK IS SINKING.
Victim of ths Mldval Snoo'.lnif at Point
WiLKES-BaRRB, Pa.. March 'S.i -Mioltael
bohrock, who whs shot and
fatally injured at Mid Vale last night
by John Bbsndow, is still alivu tonight
at the city hospital Hi- was visited
today by Father Foeb, ol the RusiiSU
Greek chinch, to whom he gave full
details of the quarrel he has been in
volved In, Sbaudow, who occupies a
ceil lu murderers' row in the county
prison, refuses to talk to any one.
Mrs. Philip Heiidetiuint whose
year old sou whs killed in her arms
during the quarrel has become frantic
with grief and is almost a maniac to
day. She refuses to be comforted in
Buo,'C-d by Bogus Checks and Flatter
ing Letters He Expec's to Head
the Marching Hosts.
MaSSILLON, , March 88. At dusk
this evening two weary travelers with
bundles swung across their shoulders
arrived here overland from Twinsonrg,
O., and took ii,, their quarters in an
abandoned freight car 00 the outskirts
of th town. They constitute the ad
vance guard of Coxey's great common
weal army and are as yet all there is
General Coxey and Chief Marshal
Browne have uesn ll v 1 ii it about all day
niakitiL' speeches, submitting fo inter
views and ludulging in calculation for
the march that is to begin Sunday.
Coxey received nearly a busbel of let- j
lets to lay Irom all parts of the coun
try, eouir of them containing mousy iu j
amounts ramring from a -cut postage
stam 10 a jl bill. There were two
check for $1 UOO each and soveral for
smaller amounts, but it is the opinion
tl.at they ire worth nothing.
Coxey has received assurance today
that over 80,000 men will reaoh Ms
Stllofl bsfore noon Sunday, the time
set for beginning the long march.
Most of the letters today containing
these assurances bear "fake earmarks,"
but Coxey nnd Browne take thein in
sober earnest and are now positive that
there will b the greatest event since
the war Jnet now the commonweal
army exists on paper only.
HAWAIIAN NeVAL STATION.
Steua Will Be Taken to Protect Ameri
can Iiit'iesta at Honolulu.
Washington, March a The an
nonncement in these despatches some
days since that the president would
make he of the $880,000 appropriated
for naval stations iu 1808, as soon 11s
possible iu Pearl harbor, Hawaiian
islands, is fully continued by the state
ment of one of the highest officials of
the government that Admiral Walker
toes to Honolulu for no other purpose
than to establish a naval station ot the
United States, and to provide against
any possible attempt bv a foreign
power to secure influence in the affairs
of the government there.
Admiral Walker will b' relieved
from the command ot tin Pacific sta
tion as siuii as his mission is complet
ed. But the completion of his mission
will involve the practical establish
ment of a United States protoetorate
over Hawaii bv the ocoupAtlou of Pearl
Inrbor aa a United States naval sta
tion. N AT ION Al CaPITiU NOTES.
Chsirman Hatch will try to get his
"anti-option" scheme reported from tbe
house agricultural committee today.
la a numboi ol Cincinnati (0.) appoint
ment sent 111 by the presldeut yesterday,
senator BrlCOgOt one an appraiser.
Lieutenants J. T Rnmsey, First artill
lory, sn I T J, Clay, Tenth infantry, were
retired yesterday on account of physical
The Pacific railroad committee of the
house has been authorised tu sit during
sessions ol tin-house in order to prepare
Th senate has voted to take a -qn.lte of
ground owned hy ex-Senator Uabonc a a
site for a new government printing office
building, though a motion for reconsidera
tion has been entered.
STATE NEWS CONDENSED
alary Hariett escaped from the Lebanon
county almhotuc an t caUttOtbe found.
a bogus gas Inspector I preying on
Chester housekeepers tor purpose of
Main tons of coal bttrled Michael Moua
glian in a colliery at l'ottsville, and he was
dug OUt a corpse.
Reaeons for a new trial for .lohn O.
Bntedley, the oonvlcted Brebug, of Media,
w ere died yesterday.
Footpads attacked Bert Price, of South
Chester, near Upland bridge, but be 0
caped by his Bee) nee.
Pear of losing fim which he had advanced
for a property he did not want, led David
Blcher, ol Topton, to Are a bullet. Into his
Governor Pattlson has reappointed Hor
ace Reese; and Batnuel small, of York,
trustees of the llarnsbuig State hospital
for the insane.
D, li, Duncan, custodian of the public
building in Harrisburg under the first
Cleveland administration, died suddenly
at bia home yesterday afternoon. Ho was
a leading tobacconist.
The following pensions have been issued:
Pennsylvania Increase, Seth 1!. Mmison,
(Ireat llend. Susquehanna Issae Storer,
Basquebanna Original Mary Morau,
Soranton. Mexican war widows Mary
Crydoman, Wilkes Barre,
I CLEAR WASMKOTOll, March 2:1.-Fvrc-j
rns( or Saturday: br eastern
1 Antasy'wtafo, fitir, probably
rtighttu oolitr fa tee ereHlnp;,
Hteil wfad. hor Mtestsm BmNvfeaato,
peNtradu fair, aiarmer, probably Satur
day nit'it rarfabf wtoae,
HE 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
their excellence. Aa
the quantitiesare lim
ited, an early inspec
tion is advisable.
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RUBBER BELTING AND HOSE,
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