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SCR ANTON. PA.. FRIDAY MORNING. APRIL (5. 1894.
TWO CENTS A COPY.
OMETHIIIC OF INTERE8T II
1 THE TBI
The new feature, "Among
Our Neighbors. " on page
Recalled to Testify About Her Life and Ex
periences. WESLEYAN COLLEGE TESTIMONY
Rankin Rossell's Story is Contra
dicted by Mrs. Brown, Vice Presi
dent of the Seminary Typewriter
Louise Lowell Remembers Interest
ing Portions of Colonel Breckin
ridge's Formal Letters Mary
Yancy Also Gives Testimony Favor
able to the Plaintiff The Basket
Identified by the Colored Servant.
Washington, April 5.
1UDGE BRADLEY'S aduiouition
pf the night before had the uncut
of reducing the Attendance at the
district court this morning to the
tlnnnest audience yet gathered, and
some of the men present wore a sheep
The defense made nn unexpected
move by calling Miss Pollard to the
stand questioning her about the birth
of her seend child, which she savs was
born at noon on Feomary 3. 1888.
only held it in my arms two hours
according to my promise to htm, " shJ
"Now, now, Miss Pollard," Mr. But
terworth began nervously, warning
Miss Pollard with great solicitude to
confine herself to answering bis qnet
tions, Mr. Wilson also admonished
The child had been taken to the
Protestant Foundling asvlnm on Four
teenth street in Washington, wh-re
she had visited it with Dr. Mary Par
The second time she saw the child
was on May 3 at the undertaker's
establishment (Wright's) beforo it was
bnried. When Mr. Butterworth ask ad
how the funeral expenses had been paid
she said that Mrs. Parsons had looked
Miss Pollard had been perf'ctly self-
possessed wlulo she was being ques
tioned about her cuild and had tpjken
in a low, aliriot plaintive tone. "I
don't know much about those things,
you know, Mr. Butterworth," she had
said wh?n he was asking her about the
regulations of the Foundling asylum.
WITNESSES FOR THE PLAINTIFF.
After reoess the plaintill called
Charles Sawyer, a nephew of Mrs.
Keen, Mise Pollard's aunt H wai
examined to prove that during the
period from 1880 to 1883 with the ex
ception of one brb'f t-Mi days vistt to
her uncle at (Irnftonsburg, Christm as
ihb'i. Miss Pollard had nnver been ab
sent from her aunt's at night. Another
relative of Miss Pollard's, George II.
liean, corroborated bawyer s testi
Mrs. Brown, who was vice-president
of Wesleyan college in Cincinnati when
Miss Pollard was a student there, w is
the next wituess. When tho inter
course between the plaintiff and de
fendant began Mrs. Brown produced
the record of the college for the year
1883, and identified the entry under
JHiks follara s name.
Guided by Mr. Carlisle, Mrs. Brown
proeeeded to contradict II. Rankin Ro
8 1), who had testified he broke his en
gagement with the plaintiff because
she allowed him to "kiss h r and hng
hr" in the reception rooms of tb9 col
lege, "Certainly not," said Mrs. Brown to
a question whether the rules of the col
lege permitted a student to entertain a
guest for nn hour and a half to two
hours in tho reception rooms. Mrs.
Brown added that even girls who were
engaged were not permitted to see
their fiances exeept on Fridny evening
and then pub icly.
STOKY OF Til F. T Yl'EWUITF.R,
Mr. Louise Lowell, the typewriter
who had testified that Colonel Breckin
ridge had brought her a letter to copy,
beginning "My Dear Sister Louise,"
and had also employed her toaddross
envelopes to Miss Pollard, was recalled
by the plaintiff and asked by Judge
Wilson to tell what was in the "Sister
Louise" letter. Mrs Lowell said : "The
writer spoke of great love between the
two and the disparity in their ages,
that no two persons in the Baffle family
with so great a difference In their ages
could love each other so dearly,"
"Do you remember any communi
cation that had a peculiar address to
"One letter was addressed 'My Dear
Spitfire' or 'My Dear Miss Spitfire.' "
"Do you remember anything that
was eaid in the letters?"
"In one of the letters that I remem
ber vary distinctly much doubt was
expressed ag to the letters having
reached their destination, and said: 'If
you receive this letter write me a postal
card, asking me for a report of the
civil service commission and sign it
MAKY WAS ENGAQF.D.
Mary Yancey, the servant girl at
Mrs. Thomas', where Miss Pollard
boarded and where Colonel Breckin
ridge sa;d she attempted to take bis
life, took the stand to tell thai Colonel
Breckinridge said to her that he want
ed her to live with him when "he and
Madeline went to housekeeping."
Mary was shown the little decora
tive basket that belonged to the late
Mrs. Breckinridge, which Miss Pollard
said was given her by the defendant,
and which Colonel Breckinridge said
he had not seen since it was taken from
bis home, "Have yon ever seen that
basket,'1 asked Judge Wilson.
"Thousands of times," said Mary.
"Did yon see it one day when Colonel
Breckinridge toon lunch at Mrs
"Yes, sir. I saw Miss Mndelino sit
ting in the parlor on the sofa with the
basket in her lap and Colonel Breckin
ridge sitting beside her. She used the
basket for a work basket, and it had a
blue bow and blue silk lining."
Mary said that from the kitchen she
ooold see Colonel Breckinridge and
Miss Pollard in tho parlor. "He wonld
throw bis arms about her aud kiss her
uens. Court adjourned.
auid tho wit-
CLEARFIE.D MINERS RESUME
They Will Await the Action of tho
PHlLtPSBURG, Pa., April 5.- -Mining
operations will be resumed throughout
the Clearfield and Beech Creek coal re
gions tomorrow moruing, the miners
in neighboring competing regions liav
ing refused to follow the course tuken
by the Clearfield miners in striking.
Toe men Will now go to work at 10
cents a gross ton, a reduction of ."i cents
a ton, aud remain at work until after
the meeting of tho national convention
it Columuus, Mav 10 1 hey look for
the convention to declare a general
RHODE ISLAND REDEEMED.
Clean Republican Sweep at the Last
Providence, R. L April 0 Complete
and corrected returns of yesterday's
election in this state show that Brown
(Rep .) candidate f r governor had 29.-
170 votes and baunr (Uem.,) 83,824,
The Republicans have made practically
a clear sweet) in the assembly.
Tbre are only thr;e Dmocrats in
the senate and tnree in tho house. On
joint ballot the assembly will stand
Republicans 100; Democrats 5, Inde
WAR WITH THE INDIANS.
Red Moon Has a Fighting Force of
One Hundred and Fifty
El Reno, O. T., April 5.- The mili
tary authorities at Fort Reno bav re
ceived further information of the Indi
an outbreak in C county in Oklolioma.
William Delsenier, a trader at Sener,
a point 88 miles from the origin of the
trouble, came in today to purchase nm
munition to take ont to the setth rs.
The settlers, ho says, aro collecting at
Sener and they have now a company of
about 175, and several bands of settlers
have gone to the scene of the trouble.
Tlie location of the fiirht is on the
Washita river, about 118 uiiloswestof
Del Esenier and a party of settlers
went to the scone of the fighting on
Mondav night aud found that fifteen
of the Indian and about as many of the
whites had been killed. The Indians
from other parts of the reservation
have hastened to join Rod Moon in his
contest and he now has about 150 men
in the fighting hand that is moving up
the Washita river.
A skirmish occurred between a band
of Indians and some white man nt a
point about thirty miles from Canton
ment, the Indians being on tho move
to join Hed Moon. Two white men
were brought into Cantonment that
were killed in the encounter, but the
number of Indians killed or wounded
was not known.
Cantonment is not burned, as re
ported, and it is strongly guarded by
the people who have gone there for
KEARSARGE CANNOT FLOAT.
Attetnp's to Rnl the Wrecked Vessel
Boston, Moss , April 5 -The Boston
tow boat's big steamer Urion arrived
at her dock at Km boston lust night
after her unsuccessful trip to Roncador
Reef to attempt to float the stranded
Members of the crow are unanimous
in saying thai bad the government sent
a war ship to Roncador to guard tho
wreck from the p;rates until the relief
expedition should arrive, the Kearsarge
would now be lying at Norfolk.
SMITH'S MURDEROUS ACT.
Kills Two Persona in the Endeavor to
AosasainatD Hl Sweetheart.
Chahi.kston, W. Va., April 5 At
Mount G.inley last night, Lntiixe
Brown was killed, James Brown, her
husband, fatally wounded, and Sarah
Ilaney seriously wounded by James
Smith was trying to shoot the Ilaney
woman, and shot the other two m the
dark, while trying to murder her.
Smith escaped and has gone to kill a
nian who, he claims, alienated Sarah's
aft'"ction from him.
BORING FOR OIL AND GAS.
Soil of 3uiu.uhanna to Be Perforated
Susquehanna, Pa., April 6. Today
at Brooklyn, this county, a syndicate
of New York city and Suiiiuelianna
county capitalists commenced boring
for oil and gas.
The Standard Oil company is prepar
ing to bore for oil and gas at ilopbot
totn, on the Delaware, Lackawanna
and Western railroad, four miles from
TROOPS WILL MWCII AWAY.
The Militia to Lave Florence This
Florence, S. C, April D This was
the last day for the military occupation
of this plaee and preparations for break
ing camp consumed the day.
The troops have been ordered to
nssiiuble tomorrow morning at 7 20,
when they will leave for their homes.
CONDENSED STATE NEWS.
Editor Wien Fornov, of tho Hnrrisburg
independent, Is seriously ill.
Thieves cracked the safe in the Nattany
postoflke, Center county, and at de S1U0.
Charged with forging 12,00(l worth of
paper, Webb Hvans, of Kane, is under ar
rest. Lehigh conuty cominissionejw will here
after erect stune bridges Instead of irou
Lebanon county sportsmen have just
distributed about 300 game birds in the
woods for breeding purposes.
A liquor dealer named Herman, of Siat
ington accidently took au ovor doso of
medi.ine yesterday and died from tho
A contract was givon to the Rending
Iron company to construot two sugnr
mills, oacc weigning rto tons, tor a Louis
mo flew castle steel company an
nounces that it has been underselling
luiglisli coinuaules in Canada tor ayuar,
and Is shipping billets there regularly.
Follows the Army Upon Their Re
treat from Pittsburg.
NUMEROUS ENLISTMENTS DAILY
At Homestead the Generals Are In
structed to Keep the Men in Camp
Under the Penalty of Arrest Over
Two Hundred Recruits Gathered in
and Labelled New Soldiers Are
Mostly Hungarians and Slavs Pro
visions Are Becoming Scarce A
Nephew of H. C. Frick Is Made
Chiof of the Commissary Depart
ment. Homestead, Pa., April 5.
7l LTIIOUUa Coxev's army left
their camp at Allegheny City
nnder police directions and ure-
u U fcriptions, the reception given
them on its march out of Pittsburg to
the town was none tho less overwhelm
ingly an ovation. The men marched
through a solid line of people, packing
the streets along the eutir route, a
distance of throe miles.
Passing out into tho Brownsville
road, tho long, straggling column filed
up the uneven road to the tune of a bast-
drum, naver baiting because of the
rainstorm that blew np.
At Beck's Run tho Homestead dele
gation headed by Elmer Bails met and
conducted the army to the location of
the camp of Homestead and its house
on the river. As the nrmv entered the
town it was halted by Officer Qossosr
and Carl Browne was notified that he
must restrict his men to the camp lim
its or they would be arrested. Twenty
police were put on duty and an attempt
made to enforce tho regulation. A
nnmber of prominent citizns made an
objection and It was not carried.
The most surprising feature of to
day's encampment was tiie largo nura
her of enlistments, 209 mou crowding
np to the improvised desk of Recruiting
Sergeant Ball and were pronerly
hedged. Two new communes tho
Pitts'nnrg and Allegheny were or
ganlzed. The recruits were in tho
main Hungarians and Slavs and densely
ignorant. Some of (Joxey s supporters
fear that this element will make tbe
amir a disorderly body.
As it now stands the entire force
numbers about 500, consequently the
question of fee ling and caring for the
men has become n very serious one.
The commissary wagons were loaded
down on their way out of Pittsburg
with shoes, socks, clothing, etc., and an
immenio quantity of provisions wer
distributed among thrn this evening.
Donations here were not quite so
Tonight's meeting was a tremendous
one in point of nnmhers, The speeches
of Browne nnd Ccey were well re
ceived and tho finny is regarded In this
town us a model organization. Orders
tonight announce, thnt the start tomor
row will take place at 10 o'clock. A
change in the route has b'eo made and
the camp will be Camp El Leslie, at
LATEST SENSATION Or' THE AFFAIR
A sensation wis oprung in this town
this evening by the announcement of
tho appointment of Alex Childs to the
position of the obief of commissary of
tho comiinn weal. XOUUU Ciinda is
highly CODDCOled. H C. Frick, presi
dent of the Carnegie Steel company, is
an unulo of the young man, as is also
Judge Marcus Aclieson of tho United
States circuit court.
Childs joined the army at leaver
Falls and was appointed to his present
position after tbe desertion or Kirk
land on Tuesday. He is married, and
was but recently engaged in husiusss in
Baltimore. Tho announcement of his
connection with the army was lae talk
of tbe town this evening,
FLOGGED A STUDENT.
Lieutenant Shlnp's Disc.p:ine Arouses
Indignation at Davis College.
Richmond, Va., April 5 At Davis
college, North Carolina, Lioutenant
Shipp of the United Slates army, an
instructor there, Hogged a student
named Reeder with a rawhide for soma
misconduct Reeder was so badly
henten he had to be seut to the hospi
tal. A StQdont who criticised Shipp's
punishment of Reeder was also
whipped. Intense excitement prevails
at the college and the students aro in
dignant toward Shipp.
REVIVED IN THE MORGUE.
A New York Wimsn'n Qruesome Expe
rience While In a Fit.
Lowell, Mass., April 5, The young
woman who was found apparently
dead iu n doorway here last night and
who after being placed on a slab in tbe
morgne, showed signs ol life, regained
consciousness this forenoon and says
that her nnnio is ivora larlaud, of New
She came here yesterday for work.
Physicians say that she was suffering
from a cuteleptic fit.
TROOPS ARE NOT NEEDED.
8hiilffj and Di puties Amply Able
Take Care of the Coka Striltere.
Hakkisiiuiki, April 5. Governor
Pattison ami Adjutant General Green
land are advised that the civil authori
ties are abundantly able to cope with
the strikers In the eoko region.
They have had no request for troops
and the governor has h id but one tele
gram from the scene of trouble. That
was received this evening and indi
csted that, tbe troops will not be needed.
LAST ACT OF THE TRAGEDY.
Body of Qeorfts Picton Is Found at
Wilkes-Barre, April 5 The finale
of tbe terrible uccidont at tho Gaylord
mine was enacted today when the body
ot the thirteenth victim, George Pic
ton, the mine foreman, was discovered
beneath tbe debris at 1 o'clock this af
ternoon. Like the others, Picton's po -sition
indicated that ho was running
down the plane und wus caught by the
Hilling mass of rock.
The body has not been brought to
the surface as yet. At tho mine they
say that it has not been discovered, but
this is done to keep the crowds of idle
people awuy and to.oauss as little ex
citement as possible, iib Picton was oue
of the best known mine foremen iu the
Wyoming valley who had many friends
throughout tbe district.
MARBLE CUTTERS STRIKE.
Workman Engaged on Government Con
tract Rtfuse to Work.
Baltimore, Md., April 5. Marble
cntters, polishers, tnrn-rs and planers,
to the number ot lou, have stopped
work at the yard of the Evan's Marble
company, on account of the refusal of
the company to grant an eight hour
This firm, with the Vermont Marble
company, has the contract for furnish
ing material for the congressional
library at Washington, nnd the authori
ties, it is claimed by the atrikers, will
not allow delay, which w. I follow if
the men do not return to work.
Tho men were told that their places
would bo tilled with mm union men,
but declared that the government's
contract requires the work to be done
by organized labor.
ARRESTED FOR MURDER.
L. R. Davis in Unlontown Jail Charged
With Killing Peddook.
Uniontow.n. Pa., April 5 President
L. R. Davis, of the Mine Workers' as
sociation, was brought to jail this
morning charged with the murder of
Superintendent Joseph Paddock, of
the Frick company , who whs killed
Davis wss arrested at Siottdale at 11
o'clock last night within a stone's
throw of the miners' camp.
He claims to be able to prove not
only an alibi, but that lie had no con
nection whatever with the mob that
visited Davidson's works and killed
Chief Engineer Paddock.
THE STRIKE IS A FAILURE.
Solid North in the Coke Regions Re
fuses to Join the Rioters from
Scottdai.e, Pa. .April 5 The march
of the strikers from Connellsvillu lo
Mount Pleasant and their stop here
last night proved only a blank cart
ridge, and tho ''solid north," as the
striking loaders are pleas id to call it
remains unbroken, '.hat the strike is
a failure is not questioned now.
The painter works of the McClnre
Coke company, which closed down to
day, will be aUrtsd tomorrow. These
works aro located on the boarders of
Fayette county aud the strikers who
ncamped hero last night visited
the DOUIM of the workman and re
mained about the works until morning.
1 ho arrest, of President Davis here last
night was a serious Plow aud for a
time the strikes were 'demoralize!
Alexander Markey was selected as the
new leader and the 1.500 idle men who
slept around camp fires iu the muddy
nark, took np the march tor Mount
Pleasant at 10 o'clock.
When they reached Bessmer they
were met bv Sneritl McCanu, of West
moreland county, and 100 deputies and
escorted to Mount Pleasant, then back
to the county line near Iron Bridge.
McCann displayed commendable oour
age, and DO uoiint tue . romp! nnd de
termined position be took prevented
tho destruction ot property ami lire, as
the Hungarians were in a very ugly
mood over the arrest of Davis, and th
made opsn threats of violence when
tney left this place.
Tonight everything is mute along
the line, but it may be a calm before
storm. A report reached here tonight
that -100 lluugsriaus were marching
from Alverton to Moorewood and
Alice mines. Fifty special officers have
left here to assist in protesting the
HEARD OVER THE CABLE.
Passengers on the disabled steamer Kins
will leave royal for America about April
10 on tlie Kaiser vt lllieliu.
The stesmer Angola has sniled from Lis
boa to buenoi Ayres to tako the rebel Ad
miral Da Uauia to Portugal.
Modern firearms were declared -at the
international medical congress to throw
increased responsibilities upon surgeons
through the terrible wounds made.
A London newspaper says that Sir Ju
liau l'auucefote, liritish ambassador
the United States, will probably succeed
Sir Edward Halet as ambair.ador to Uer
many at the end of this year.
Arraigned on charges of not supporting
bis wire, Liavui unrisus Murray, the La
glish novelist, said he left her because alio
was a continued inebriate, but confessed
to living with another woman.
A bye-election was held yesterday
lie- m. Idle division Of Lanarkshire to till
the seat which , I. W. Phillips, liberal aud
home ruler, resigned on account of ill
health. Jesse Caldwell, liberal, but op
posed to home rule, was elected.
The anarchist Chaipentier, a friend of
Martini Uniirdin, tho anarchist, who was
killed by a bomb in rebruary iu Ureen
wich nark, was sentenced yesterday
Lnmlon to six months imprisonment for
having la his possession a kit of burglars
Congressman liontollo will preside at
Maine s Kepublican state convention
In a tiff over an alleged slight Miss Julia
Arthur, the loading lady, de-erted A. AI
Palmei's Slock company at Peoria.
On charge of abdurting Maud V. Gil
bert. need 15, from Washington. C.
Jethro, a government clerk, was arraigned
at New link.
Twenty theaters in that number of lead
ing cilice, of the fame name and under ono
management, is projected by a Chicago
President Tracy, of fthe National Repub
lican league, has called a special meeting
of tho executive committee representiug
nil the states nnd territories, to he held at
the Arlington hotel, Washington, April 38,
P. L. Taylor, tho Cornell student who
was sentenced to jail by Judge Forbes for
contempt of court, was lolcased yesterday
afternoon on nn order from Judge Smith
pending au uppenl from Judge Forbes' de
cision to tho geuoral lerni.
From Sarcastic Remarks of Southern
Senators Dullness Prevailed.
GEORGE WANTS SALARIES CUT
A Resolution for Withdrawing Cur
rency in Circulation by a 20 Per
Cent. Reduction of All United
States Salaries Mr. Peffer Post
pones His Tariff Speech Until a
Future Date- Mr. Reed Has Found
a Name for the Present Congress.
The Postoffice Bill is Considered.
Washington, April 5.
CTplERK was n curious conflict of
opinion in tlie snate touay nn a
Constitutional question between
two southern senators who usu
ally agree in their views in favor of the
strictest coiiRtrnetion of the constitu
tion. The bill proposing an appropria
tion of f 1,000.000 for the ex
termination of the Russian thistle,
"noxious weed," whiih is said
to be spreading in the Dakotas aud
other western states, was nnder dis
cussion, and Mr. George, of Mississippi,
while criticising some of its provisions,
propounded some theorios which ng
tonished Senator Harris, of Tennessee.
He was told, however, that thoy wore
not intended to be "plansible" so as to
suit the views of that ennntor, whose
views were "not in accordance with
Mr. (iworge also figured ngiun in the
lay's proceedings by offering u resolu
tion, which was referred to tlie judic
iary committee. Inr n reduction of '-10
per ceut. in all United States salaries
not protected from reduction by tho
Mr Peff t, Kansas, took the lloor to
apuak on the tariff hill, but yielded to
a motion to proceed to the considera
tion of executive business, and after a
pretty long ex cutive session the sen
ate at 5. lo adjourned.
Senator Hill today gave notice that
he would speak on the tariff bill on
Monday next at 'J o'clock.
A BILLION DOLLAR CONGRESS.
There was a great ciiatige in the
character of the proceedings in the
house today from that of yesterday.
Peace and quiet, almost dullness pre
vailed, broken only by a brief partisan
comparison of the appropriations made
by the bittv-nrst ami b 1 1 ty- second
congresses, wuli some sarcastic re
marks from Mr. Itepd regarding the
charges against the "billion dollar con
fhe fifth urgent deficiency bill wns
pass, it, bringing tlie appropriations tin
ier that head in the present congress
up to 14,070,077, 1 lie postothco ap
propriation bill was further considered
before adjournment, but no conclusion
The senate bill, to enforeo and give
effect to the recommendations of the
Paris tribunal of arbitration for the
protection of the fur e-al, was passed
without a division.
A Cook at Pottsvdlo Sv-rly I Jured by
1'OTTSULLU, fn., April a A mur
derous attack was made on Mrs. Ray,
cook at tue Red Ol Hotel, Inst night.
She went into tbe wash house at a late
hour last hight and some one pounced
Upon her ami slabbed her, She fell
back iu a faint, ami wiion she recov
ered consciousness her assailant had
disappeared. She screamed for help
ami on examination it was found that
the knife hail mado a llosh wound six
inches Mug in her body.
Cora Ariz, who was formerly cook nt
this hotel, but is now employed at
Minersvilie, had written Mrs. Ray n
letter threatening to kill her. A war
rant was sworn out and tho Artz
woman was arrested early this morn
iug. It was stated that the Artz woman
was jealous. She was admitted to bail
Mrs. Ray was prostrated by the shock
ARREST OF A BAD MAN.
Loaded with Bui ulaiVi Tools, Rtvolvtrs
READING, Pa., April 5 One of tho
most important arrests that has been
made in this city for years, was effect
ed today. Tlie prisoner gives tho name
of William Keegan, ami there are at
least ten charges of burglary against
him He is wanted Hi Philadelphia.
Wilket-Barre, Mahonoy City, Shatuo-
kin. Sunbury anil llazioton.
Ten gold watches and three full
cases of surgical instruments, besides
jimmies, dark lanterns, three revolvers
u dirk knife and implements for using
chloroform were loutid in the grip
which he carried.
Thesurgiual instruments are worth
$500. There lire no charges against him
Here, and he will be held until called
for by outside authorities
CARDINAL OUSMET DEAD.
He Was Archbishop of Catania and Was
Mmle Cardinal in 1U89
Routt, April 5. Cardinal Giiiseppe
Benedetto I nu.net. archbishop of Cat
ania, is dead.
Cardinal Dusmet was born at Pa
lermo Aug. 15, 1818, and was created
a cardinal on fVo. 11, 1880.
GUARDED BY THE A. P. A.
Slattery Leoturee in San Francisco la
D. 11 1 nee of a Howllnff Mob.
San FbaMCISOO, April 5. Por
while last night it looked as If ex-
Priest Slattery and bis wife wnuld he
tho central figures of a battle of reli
ions factions Slattery was billed to
lecture iu Odd Fellows hall on "Why
Priests Do INot Wed. t ho hall was
crowded, and on the outside fully C 00O
Cries of "LvnCli him I" Hang him
mid "Kill bitiil" went np. During tho
leoiure Slattery received a note stating
that a mob was wailing for him out
side, but l.e said ho wns not afraid
When the lecture was over members of
the A. P. A. formed a guard about
tho ex-priest's carriage. Whoa the
lecturer and his wife uppeared they
were hooted nnd jeered by the crowd.
Guarded by the A. P. A, men they en
terc-d the carriage and wore drivon at
a gallop through the crowd. Tbe mob
attempted to follow, but was dis
QUIET AT DARLINGTON.
Troops Have Huen Withdrawn and Em
bargo on Telegraph Rtmovnd.
Darlington, S. c. April 5 The
troops will leave here in the morning
Tbe empargo nt the Western Union
Telegraph office wns removed this
evening. The coroner's jnrr have re
turned their verdiot and it is satisfac
tory to the citizens of Darlington, The
verdict finds ttiat McLendon and Cain
did the killing or thu citizens and that
Remond killed Constable Peoper.
McLendon and Cain have been given
to the military and warrants will be is
sued for them. The testimony at tho
coroner's inquest confirmed what has
been previously reported, that McLen
don fired th first ibot and started the
tragedy. Tlie military court found
exactly the snme verdict ns the coron
er's jury, although it has not been
given out yet offnbily.
ALL OF THE CHIEFS FINED.
Seventeen of Samoa's Native Rulers
Convicted for Incit
LONDON. April 5 - AdisDateh from
Berlin to the Daily News says that
private advices received there from
Samoa are to the effectlthat seventeen
chiefs were Biiniiuoned before Chief
Justlce'Ido nnd obligod to withdraw uil
tbeir comnlaiiils against the gowrn
mnt. The chiefs, however, stuck to their
protests against tho disarming of the na
tives, which they strongly resented. The
government speedily accused Alipia and
other chiefs of the Auna tribe of
spreading rebellion, but this was de
nied on native nvidenee. The trial ol
tho accused c hi ef ended on February
On February.") the court nroiiounced
a sentence of two years' imprisonment
at hard labor against Alipia and im
posed fines ranging from ifoO to iflUII
against the other chiefs. It whs or-
lered that all those condemned to pay
fines should be detained until their
fines were paid.
I be advices show that the latest dis
turbances were caused by the Chief
Feesano of Atna, who incited the Atna
and Anna people to tight against tho
government. An attempt was made to
arrest reeeauo. but this proved fruit
less, ns the other chiefe refused to sur
It is further stated that a uuinber of
men-ot-war would lie needed to com
pel obedience to the order for the dis
armament of the natives The econ
omic aspect of Samoa is h id There is
no copra being dried. Cock fighting
and cricket playing are almost theouh
occupations of the Sauioans.
TERRORIZED IN A TUNNEL.
A Fasengr Amuies lilmstlf by Shoot-
lna ii. tin Dirk Car.
PAKKBR8BURG, W. Va., April 5 As
the Grattun and Parkertburg accom
modation train wa9 passing through a
long tunnel at Clarksliurg Tuesday
night, the ptiseugers lit the ladies'
coich were panic stricken by hearing
three pistol shols in tho car. Wuen tliu
train emerged u well dressed man arm-
d with a revolver was found shooting
wildly, firing two more shots beforo be
He was given into the hands of the
police nt Clarksburg, and at the trial
gave his nume as Clark Harvey, of
Brie, Pa. He is said to be a wealtuv
lumber dealer, interestu.l in the Stand-
rd Oil company's plant at Alexuuder.
Upshur county. He gave uo reason for
his conduct and wan commuted to tail
in default of $800 bail.
QUIET AT BLUEFIELD5.
Th British Admiral Report That the
Excitemen: Has Subjidi-d
London, April 5. The government
has received a deepatoh from Admiral
sir John O. Hopnius, commaodiug thy
North Amerioan and West Indies fleet,
slating m it the excitement on the
Mosquito coast has subtiiled,
Tho admiral reports that the trouble
was caused by the shooting of nu
American named William Wilsoa by n
Nicaragnan official. Tho report is re
garded by the admiralty as evidence
that uo interest of Great Biituiu is In
volved in the the matter,
IT HAS A RICH FIELD.
A Society Organised in Chicago lo Fol low
Dr. Parkhurat'S Methods.
Chicago, April ". A society for tho
preveutiot) ot crime modeled after the
I'arkhurst society of New York bus
been organised here, with Rev. Dr. W.
G. Clarke, n Presbyterian divine, as
The same course in attempting to
suppress crime will he Spanned as that
taken by the New York organization.
Among the directors are Bishop Fal
lows, ex Governor J. P. St. John, and
uisny other prominent people.
It is said thnt the treasury department
is considering a ruling which will exclude
Honduras lottery tickets from the coun
No quorum appeared in tho senate yes
rerdav when an ellort was made to
disnoso of a l'liirida appointment over
which the senators from that stato are
RoSSJiS B, Merrick, of Wissaliickon, Pa.,
desires to be a special inapeotress in the
Philadelphia ouston borne, and yesterday
her application was filed at tpo treasury
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