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Officers of Dnlted Mini Workers View Stagna
tion with DtllM
SITUATION ABOUT THE COUNTRY
The Strikers Gaining Recruits at Va
rious Points, and Loaders Greatly
Rejoice at the Prospects Hopes
Entertained That the Whole Body
West of the Mississippi Will Go Out.
Five Thousand Idle In Tennessee
and Kentucky The Uniontown
Strike Only a Partial Success.
Columbus, 0 , April M
FA fl ATION AL offleers o( the (Jutted
Mine workers are jubilant to
day over the Condition of the
11 u strike as uliowii by reports re-
CalVed. Th actum of the miner in
the Turtle Creek district where Dear
inif. the operator, was try itii to hold
ttwin to a 5S eent contract recently
mads for six months, the prospect that
tbs coke region tumors will j nil tbs
strike Immediately and tbs news from
the Monoogehcle distriot In West Yir
Rinia were ths principal oausss o( re
joicing. Nineteen hundred miner
employed there liuve laid, down their
picks The strike sentiment i spread
Inn from saoh and of tbis .1 it not now
mi i nt headqnarttrs it i oonfilently
bettered '.hit the whole distriot will
soon be out.
The users from the convention of
miners lit Higgioevllle, Ma, yesterday,
latntornretcd by President McUri.le to
meiin ttet the whole body of miners
not of the Miiiiri.i river which
forms OOS competitive district will siou
go out oli'.ly. Mm of the miners
thrre are already out. Tiie only min
er now working iu Mmouri now are
tnoe at Rich hill
A tel"Taro from W. C, Webb, t
Jellioo, Teotu, states that ovr 3 000
tuinrs in t lint tut alone ere idle.
Preailent MeBride yesterday estimated
the wbols number nut In the two states
nf T-nr..see and Kntmky at only
5 000 This is eyidently too low
ivcretary P. A. MoBrlde retnrne.l
trom Btreator, III.. this mornioir, and
reports the miners of northern Illinois
s SDSOnraging, nril io favor of the
strike Thej are ell out.
PK10KTOW1I STRIKK Hi 'T QBXIRAL.
I'Ni'NTOWN, P.. April 24 The
striKe nnler iiud by yesterdays
Boat td aSS conTention is onlv a tiartisl
eucce today. About one-third of the
eoke workers bare thus far cou:p!id
with tbe orrtor All the plants sonth
of Mount Braddoek, except t E st
Oliver and Li-itb, ere iille. Th l':nk
workmen say ttiey wars unwillingly
forced to come ont this morning,
Pickets were potted at ell the WOTKS,
b:i'1 when the men attempted to go to
work they were intercept-d ami com
pelled to remain away Trey will no
to work tomorrow, they say, tiniest
again interrupted, Th'-re has been no
trouble so fsr.
At Oliver, where lbs mn hav been
workini; under deputies, torn of ths
l:'n struck, thonsrh the company say
ti ey hate plenty to operate their ov
ens. A number o? depoties employed
t Oliver strnek this morning for
higher pay nnd were discharged The
sheriff c ntiooet V"ry busv serurinif
aod SWeeriog in rlermties. The supply
is not rqnal lo the demand.
There are fifteen plants idle between
Feirchance and Ilnrn ar and two work
:riK iu psrt, while noriii of Ltunhir
oolr fonr ere re-rx-rtoit ont. These sre
the Standard, Valley, ltuckeye snd
8tar. T:iis makes I 00 I man striking
in tils and !,.'0l in the north end.
Riiiilr.g expefted to bein totn rrow
if Work :n rtSttmed at any of the plants,
71: it.i.k FEAltF.D AT tXWMSLLBVIItLE
I osnei I.svim.e, Pa., April 21 The
Strikers mane some lively demonstra
tions aloni' the Mount Pleasant brnnch
tbis afternoon, and for a time it looked
n if there would In serious trouble.
Tlit mnli which Started from Monnt
Pleasant Increased rapidly as the maroh
progressed. At each WOrkj along the
route the crow 1 ballad while the lead
ursinade spirited add res es. Commit,
leti wre sent to the mn working in
the yards ind in the tnine'A In this
way large numbers wire induced to
AViiile n largely attended meeting
was in progress at Broadford, Deputy
Sli' riff Rlchardl With ni.rty men ur
rlted from Uniontown. SrierlfT Kich
urd dr w hU men Dp in It OS of battle
nnd commanded the strikers to din
ptrse. Ai firi.t they rffuiod. but when
t!.- sher:f? repare for a charge the
mob fled in all direolions. Tiie troablt
is fexrert tiisre tomorrow, ns tho stri
ken wbo were dispersed there today
ere now r.tseni bling lit that vicinity.
Another mob bat assembled t Moyer
nnd an nitnck It expected on that
works early in tho morning. Hhorllt
Wilbelm has Instrooted bisilepnti-s to
ditperno all mobs Biid says he is pre
pared to prsTSOt any furtrior marehin,'.
ST. NICHOLAS MINE FIRF.
Gtronfr latfiOktlone that tho Ooi flatrra
ton Has Fetn l"x'lnulshert.
Mahanoy City, Ph., April 21. The
fire in the St. Nicholas mice, it is be
lieved, has been l cached by the wator,
10. the smoke ins cwtsod to ris.9 from
t!;e air haiiiieiii. Thillstsid to boa
etrocg indication that the fire has been
extinguished, hut before turning oii"
l:i water uud investigation will be
This cannot bo done until tho gas
Oettsrd by the firo has dimipponred suf
ficiently to allow tbe men to enter
OXFORD IS AMBITIOUS.
May Cliall"H(re the Winner In the Yale
Hurraid Boa'. 3aco.
London, Anril 24 The president or
the Oxford University Boat club said
today of the report that there was a
possibility of Oxford challenging the
winner of the Yale-IIurvard boat race,
that no proposal for u race had been
received from the United States whonco
tne clialleng'i must come
He would not say whether Oxford
would or would not accept such n
challenge, but it is assarted iu other
quarters that n mate'i race ean be ar
ranged with either Yale or Harvard if
a continnent challenge, on behalf of
Yale or Harvard, he tent immediately.
BIER IS AGAIN ON TAP.
Oreat Rejoicing Amonir the Thlrety In
Governor Tillman's T-rritory.
COLTJIIBIA, S.C.. April 21 -Car loads
of whisky are being received hero and
the saloons are opening np as under
fotmer regime, Beer is oa tap at old
places at B cents n glass A Dumber of
new saloons are being opened. No ef
fort so far to stop them has been made
and thi proprietnre nre making DO ef
fort to ceuceal their busiiiois.
The Prohibitionists threaten to take
a hand and have arrests made to trtt
whether prohibition exist oi not. So
far, however, no warrant! hare been
1Y3URDER9US HUSBAND'S ACT.
Workman Shoots His Wife and Then
Sends Two Bullets Into His
LiBANON.lod., April 34 P. J. Work
man, a young iii. in of 25. a son Kv T
V. Workman, a Methodist miuister.at
tampted to kill Ins wife and himself to
dav Theeonple have been tepsratod
for some time Laat night Workman
begged his wife to return to him, I ut
she ref used.
This morning be mt her on the
street and drawing a revolver sent a
tullet into her back, the misaile pass
ing almost through tbe body, A sec
ond shut missed her, and as she ran to
escape, a tlnrl bullet struck lo-r In the
hack of the head, ranging downward.
Bhe fell to tbe pavement and Workman
stood over her for a moment,
lie then turned the weapon On lilin-t-lf
and sent a bullec into hit head.
He fell to ti e ground, r ise to his feet
again, and discharged the revolver a
second time into the side of his head.
He then tumbled headlong across tbe
rroatr it- f Drui of his wife. Both Will
Mary Q.iliagher Tile. Oxalic Acid for
ru cidil Parpesta
TiTTmnn, Pa . April 21. Mary
Gallagber, 31 years of ago, a student at
ths Iron City Business college, w.ie
f"un i dead in bed this morning at her
boarding hnus in Allegheny. Tn
h me of M'.ss Osllegner's parentali at
N"v Stanton, Weetm inland Bounty,
The girl drank about half a glassful
of oxalic arid with eiiiculai latent. A
letter was found addressed to her par
Snta, indicating tbat she tbongbt her
parents had hot tro.tte 1 her right
AFTER GAS COMPANIES.
Par lee Who Furni.h Light for Wicked
' bicurs Are .Siatecd
CHICAGO, April 34 Attorney Un
eral Moloney, in an oniuioa rendered
this after noon, d-cid-d that the gas
companies of th.sclty are maintaining
a trust in Violation of law an 1 lie will
lostitnte proceedings at once to nave
their charters annulled.
'Ine attorney g.neral ma le the sensa
tional ttatetu4iit in aonneotion with the
dscieion that he has p cilirs knowledge
that the trust was s altering their
books snd records ne to make a luvura
ble showing at the tn il of the t ine
BIG SHIPMENT OF GRAIN.
Tbe Boadtna la Ostilng 000,000 BuahMa
T r 1 hl.adrluhi..
NdKHISTOWN, Pa., April .'1 -The of
rli ials uf the PerklOinen railroad, which
strike tiie Philadelphia an I Bea una a
tew miles above here, nave been ad
vised that 1.00 grain cars ar lOOfl to
pass over tne road en route to Phila
delphia I beee cars are now on the way from
Buffalo loaded with nearly BOO
hue DC Is of grain This is the first
ehipm-nt of grain of any considerable
iuaiitily over this mad for a year.
WtRK LAWLliS COXfYITES.
Msmbsra of ths Iac Amiv Sslxs an
Ki tfine and Train
St. Paul, Minn., April 24, A des
natch from Butte, Hon , -ays the
CoXevitee broke into the Northern
Pacific rsilroid round house last night,
selfed an engine and train, untune. I
ihi'tu from their own number.
They etat ted caat at the rate of forty
mils an hour.
CRISP BITS OF HOME NtWS.
Ima Hogg is n daughter Of the governor
ItefT Tugglo, n colon d ininer, who mur
dered, Pred Heinao, a white miner, was
hni'god by a mob yesterday.
At the age of 7il, Herman Idherty, 0DC of
tbe richest dtisens of Lake county, lib,
hat gi '1 hiuismf at Doerfleld, III.
The Peoria dii.i Democratic Traveling
Men's club, has denounced Kenator Mill
tor ins attaok on the Wilson bin.
Mirulng Suleiman William rrindnian's
body was found in a room in the Hotel
Barunin, St. LiOnis, where he bad shot
hunarif on Thursday last.
Senator John Sherman's eldest sister,
Mrs. Mary Bllaabeth Keis, celebrated the
eighty-fourth anniversary ot her birth at
Lancaster, 0. on Sunday.
Bnperintendent Brock way, of Blmlra
reformatory has been given leave of ab
sence pending n new Investigation of his
cruel treatment of prteonera.
Tho Ohio house of represnntatives yes.
t'liday pushed hi it constitmioual majority
of two, tho ciark senate bill, granting to
women the right to voto iu school elec
tions, it iu now a law,
CONDENSED STATE NEWS.
The big firo is still raging in tho St. Nich
olas mine, near Ashland.
Trinity Lutheran church, Heading, will
celebrate it centennial on May HO,
A Philadelphia boy, Frank Abbot, was
yesterday Kent home from Heading, where
he says he was eu I iced by a stranger,
Iu trying to destroy the lico in a hen's
Heat rai nier BanblitB, near York, set his
barn ou flro and it was totally destroyed.
For practicing mrdiciuo without a li
cense, 0. It. Heinperly, of Uslon town
ship, Lebanon county, was yesterday ar
MARCH OF THE
Washington Is Still Hostile Towards the
BOSTON WING RAKING PROGRESS
District of Columbia Citizens Are Not
Disposed to Give the Visitors the
Freedom of the City Arrangements
for a Permanent Camp --Fitzgerald's
Recruits Not Desirable -Sustained
by Sandwiches, Cheese and
Water They Tramp Merrily Onward.
W i- HIMOTOlt, April 34.
n COMMITTEE! on permits p
A ! lintel ni toe meeting of Coxey's
m aympathiaere held here -'..lur
U U day night to arrange for Coxey's
reception, presented a petition to the
district commissioners asking tbat per
mtasion no given tor meetings on the
str eia Thursday and Friday nights
for it mass meeting at Sev-ntli street
and Pennsylvania avenue, or in front
ot tbe United stairs court hones on
Saturday night to raise m mey lor car
ing for he commonwealers
The commissioners sat tomorrow
morning tors bearing on tbe petition.
It is proposed to have the speakers at
tbe street meetings address their audi
tors from a taliy-no cosch If the
commissioners refuse to allow the mass
inetmg iu the open air. BrrangCIDSutS
to secure the use of the big convention
halt, over a market house, wuere ti e
Moody andSankey meetings were held.
will be atteufpte I, and l 'cents admission
tee will be charged Tns Messrs Baits
lay, proprietors ol lbs Chautauqua
grounds at til-h '. ho, M l., near Wash
ington, where Coxey proposes to sslab
htii a permanent camp, will refuse to
lot the commonweal forces occupy their
A si ecial from Frederick, Md , save
t' i -y has accepted an otT-r made bv
11 l' Wsggamen to mads the Wssb-
ington camp at Woodlcy park. Tms
place adjoins "Woodlcy, Preaidenl
Cleveland t country home. Tbe story
BOSTOM WIKQ MOt tJIO
KORTH ATTLKB mo. Mais., April 21
i'.ngiit and early Ibis morning Coui-
mauder Fltzgsrald's battalion, the
Boston contingent of fie Industrial
army made ready for imrney which
took II out of the old Bay state into
Providence ptantsfl ins rn tiftv odd
follower! of McKesiie and Swift
piste l a goo I night in the buy loft at
tue p or farm, li Was 11 "'clo. k Wl en
the marchers crossed tbe state line Into
Pawtucket, and her thy were met by
a crowd ot men who never did any
work and will not unless obliged to.
A few applied f"r membership, but
wre rejecied by Qeneral Fitsgerald,
who said he did not desire any mom
hers of tnat ki id
Tin usandt of people i nrued out in
Pawtucket lo Stele ine the army, and,
as it marched through the mam street,
it w both cheered and ri llcols I
Without a stop tbe marcbers, fol
lowed hi a sh"Uting iii"!., iu id- thsir
way to Collier's nark on Mineral Spring
avenue, where (ieneral Pitlgsrald gave
the Command to halt 'the army threw
uteif npon the lawn an i it noon par
took of a light luuche in of obeeae,saii I
StiohOS an I water After an bwUI r -t
th c minand to "fal! in" po.se.1 along
the line and. after a short t eh bv
the loader, the march "onto Washing
ton'' was taken up ig iln
cony! cito wo at ruDinici
PrXDKRICX, Mi!., April 21 t.'oxey's
trmy today marched Into Frederick
340 strong in the face of lbs declaration
bv Mayor Fleming three days ago, that
lis an nrganitttion Ibey never should
set foot within the city limits.
Their escort is more Imposing than
anywhere enroote, consisting of
thirty moanted deputy sherISs I'het i
men are jubilant. T.iey say that cal -
Ing out toe posts has done them more
;ood thai anytliing else that could
Coxey has returned from Ins New
York trip elated with the attention h
received and Oonfl lent that the coun
try will be witli him "ii May 1 He
returns to New York m SiiiinUy to
lecture at the (iraud Ipera house.
I hie pisOS of enOOUragemCDt received
by Mr t'o 'V yesterday w is a mite
from Congressman Coffeen, of Wy
luing, snolosing 00 and ii strong en
dorssmsot of the commonweal move
ments Tbs general order tonight wat
that the first st in tomorrow should he
for lunch at Urbane and camp at n l ght
Ml.TINY IN KILLT'l DAMP,
Walnut, Iowa, April 34 - Kelly's
army marched into Walnut with twsn
ty-three companies, rspressntlng 089
men, iu a state of mutiny, so far as Lhs
Sacramento division is CODCCrOed,
Ci'.'lieral Kelly and Colonel Speed bad
Some troulile this morning which mav
result in a disruption General Kelly
ordered Spool to the rear of tho line to
look after deserters, and he refused,
saving thst ho was footsore and afoot
Upon arriving here the Sacramento
and Ban Pranoieoooomp mice sspers ted
into two bodies 11 it words were ex
changed and trouble Was threatened.
Qeneral Kelly arrived and called a
council of the captains, and in court
martial by I vote of 20 to it, Colonel
Speed wss reduced to the ranks.
When this was aunOUDOed tho Sacra
mento men renewed their irritating
ci ien and indulged in fllngt at Kelly
and insinuations that he had been fair
in distributing tho money collected for
the army and also the fond and eluth-
Caralesa Handling of the Pxploslon Re
Pittsburg, April 24. Au explosion
of dyuamite occurred at the corner of
Southern avenuo and Natchez street,
Mount Washington, causing tho death
of Hugo Ralph, 17 years of n; the
fatal injury of Andrew McClwne and
the serious injury of Michael Gal
lagher. Ueorge Kent, who is building a sewer
on Wyoming street sent Ralph to bring
n box of dynamite. Ralph dieobeyed
instructions and carried the explosive
into Gallagher's blacksmith shop.
Whether the boy dropped the box, is
not known. The shop was completely
demolished and Knlpti was blown
through tho roof again thu house ad
joining. Should ( iallagher survive, he will be
blind, Tho adhering residence of
Peter Barrett was aleo badly wrecked,
while Hushi'-; in dwellings for a square
snrroundlng was cleared of glass.
GRFECE STILL TRtMBLING.
The Pitt'lhenon and Oihar Antiquities
Damngod by the Earthquake.
Londiin, April 21. A special dis
patch from Athens to the 'limes eayt
that an almost InCOCSSUl trembling of
the earth it percept I ble, but that no
morn severe shocks h.-.vn ben felt.
'1 ho dispatch adds that tbs Parthenon
has I yen Utini iged, s splinter thi is feet
long by one loot and a half wide hnv
IDB fallen from the h ift of nun of the
columns on the northern side of the
boiiding The architrave over the in
ner columns of tbs opisthodomos it also
IN THE INTEREST OF MUSIC.
Ac Ion of the lists Mufic Teaohsrs' Af-
Harrisburo, April 21 The execu
tive committee ot tbe stain Music
Teaobere' association m-t here today
and decided to tend out rent petitions to
the VariOUl vii " presidents of the order,
in which there it one In every county
of the st tie, Making the legislature to
enact a law that moalo shtll tie one of
tno regular studi.e In tbe common
Prcatdent KnrzMiknabe says the peti
tions w ill b clreul its 1 for signer
ITiliSOES IN ft MRG SHAFT.
Thomas Morgan Found in a Pool of
Blood with His Head
Wilkes -Barm, Pa., April 21. A
horrible disc ivery was made at tbe
foot of Deepebaft at Qlen Lron, ten
miles from ! ere, this eftemoon,
partv of miners who had quit Work for
the day and were about to oe hout-d
to the aurfaos discovered lb body ol
Thotnaa M Morgin, aged 09 years,
lying iu a pool of ti'ood.
Up n a el is examination it was
found that h.a throat had been cut.
nearly severing tbe h ad The case of
u re sot wis seen doss by, but no
wenp m c ni l lei found snywhsrv.
The deceased was a blacksmith, and
r-side l at Nantii-ike for the past fif
iron yeafs, It is belrfwcd hy hlsfrlenda
tint he wat lollOWCd into the shaft end
murdered hy s .iii" persons who had a
gru ie against him. Tns eoronsr will
investigate ihe case tomorrow.
BEtTfN IN CO N V t N T.
Sl Yei'-Old Y..nfci n Otrl dually
Pleased tn- a Benedietlne flttar
Y vski.'N, S I) . April 14 -Siiter
Flcreotine, a member of the t'rder of
st. Il-nedictine, tnat conducts a OO n
sent school in this city, bss admitted
In court having whipped a 8-year-old
girl pupil The child's body showed
marks of a c Del beating
The aff iir has caused Int-nse ex'dta
nient, end the city authorities will
probably make a thorough Inveettga
lion of tae Institntiou
MADIIINI t AK S A WALK,
Tin Plaintiff m a Osltbrated Cat It Ra
Wasrinqtok, April 34. Miss Made
line Pollard is reported .a Providence
hospital, where sbs le staying, t be
gradually regaining lu r health, end In
i short tl met sue is expected to be strung
enough to leave the Institution
Her condition was s i nm Ii laiprovnl
yCSl r lav Ibat sue went out for a short
AGAINSI -et Bll RA 1 10 N.
Leaders of 'lit Or-at Northern Strike
I'.tntnd Thalr Wag IcbtdUle,
MissiM oi I-., Minn., April 21 The
committee ol 'tin Qreat Northern raii
road Strike decided against arbitration.
Tbey appointed a committee lo wail
npon Preetdsnt Hill, of IhS Great
Northern, to lay before him a sebsduls
of wages demanded by the men.
JFRRV IS ON THE GAIN.
Th Kitntaa Htatntinm '. Rerrvery Now
Citl lantlt Fspeclsd
Waiiinuiun, 1 (' , April 21 -Rep-reaentatlvs
Jerry Simpson, of Kansas,
is greatly Improvsd todsy,
Hs is slowly gaining in strength, and
iii-. alternate recovery ii oonfldently ex
pected by hit physician,
( Il linium Wilson's sou, who has Just ar
rived from New Iberia, La. , tats bin
lather is still quite weak.
No action on the bankruptcy bill was
taken yesterday at the imieling of the seu-
ste committee on the judiciary.
Secretary Herbert has written an official
letter ol thank', to Hear Admiral Beubam
for his good judgment in guarding Ameri
can interests v. hue in command at Km
An unusual incident of thesesaiou of the
Biipteino court of the I nitial States yetter
d i.v was tho presence at one tune of the
attorney generals of six states: I'oe, of
Maryland; Hen-el, of Pennsylvania ;
Blcharda, of Ohio: Hendricka, of Ken
tucky: scott, of Virginia, and Pickle, of
WAFTED OVER THE SEAS.
There are UK) new cases of cholerine
daily iu lasbou.
Spanish pilgrimi have given the 1'ope
1245,01)11 iu the past two weeks.
To rejuvenate bis offlcsrs' corps, the
Kaiser will soon retire thirty geuerala and
aevernl staff officers.
Germany will probably reject Now Zea
land's offer to unuex Samoa, and will pro
tect tiermau interests iu the Islands.
The Champs da Jlars Salon of Art was
opened in ParU yesterday and visited by
President Qsrnot. Many Aiuerlcau ar
list - are exhibitors.
The decree forbidding French diplomats
and consult to marry without ofllcial per
mission was uot aimed at American
women, President Car uot says.
II THE HALLS
Senator Mills Airs His Vlfws Upon the Great
The Member Who Was Seated by a
Democratic House Over a Republi
can, Is Refused an Opportunity to
Explain His Peculiar Position The
Tariff Enthusiast Expresses Con
tempt for the Senate Rules, and
Thinks the Vicious Measure Should
Be Passed at Once.
WaBRIMOTOX, April 21
III' great fsaturs in th senate tons)-
was the speech of Senator
.Mills (Detn., Tex ), in closlne
the g. to ral debit" 00 tho Tai:!T
bill, Bespoke for a lilt!" over two
ind a half hours in his usual fervent
and passioned style, and was honored
with a vsry attentive hearing on tbn
part of the many senators Slid of
crowded galleries Ths dosing prt of
ins speech waa tbe most effective and
the most calculated to attract atten
tion. in it h declared openly ins contempt
for tiiH traditions of the senate, so far
ss endless debate and the rigst of ob
struction was concerned, and said that
If tbe forty-four Democratic ssnatnrs
had the SSIUS purp MS a- he ha I, and if
there was a forty bftn Democrat In the
l umorsev the senate would pass the
hill iu less than f.Tlv-eight hnars.
No othi r tenntor followed Mr. Mills
and tin seunte at 1 OUadjoot ed
BOUSI PRO! IXDI.IOS
The booss pass.. i tod iy t u post ftc
appropriating bill, 'lie amend me J is
agree to in CI mmlttee of the whole
Were adopted hv the house e.iv tliat
wbich proposed t-i Inoreaae frim l to B
rents a pouud the r-i'H ol pOCtaga OU
serial publications Under the leader
ship of Mr Quigg, of N"W York, a
vigorous tight was made mi ti ie.
and by a vote of 188 to M it
was rejected Ihe principal amend
meets mala to the bill were
tboe which Constructed the laiv to l
that the pub'icatlons of fraternal forie
ties and trade unions are entered to tiie
transmission through the mails at s"c
ond-rlats rates, end authorised the eeo
rstary of the treasury snd postmaster
general lo destroy, af'er ten years, pail
postal notes snd m v ord rs sni r--liorta
of (Oetmeeters ri I .ting tereio
Tbeee have n w sconmnlated In the of-
See of tii- sixth auditor to the smennl
Ol 2'l tons.
Mr Bsrtboldt (Rep , Mo) rising to a
qneetinn of privilege s-nt 1 1 tn clerk's
dsk to be read a series of strongly
worded resolutions which hd been
nth pted nt a mass meeting in St Louis
OH Pridsy evening last In regard to the
Doseatlng nf Mr. Jobna, tbe speaker
ruled thet no rjuestl "i of privilege was
I resented by t.i r t"lutio n
O'fKILL m ints l" RXPLAtM
Mr Q'Nelll, (Dem,, Mai, who was
seated in place ol Mr. Joy from the
district in which the resoluti nt were
passed, ttarted to mske ! privilege I
personal explanation. H said he
would not oocopy a sest to which be
.11 1 not believe be a elected. Walv
Ingall the ret lit of the examination
made into his oass bv the committee
on elections end approve. I by th- hoos
Wsiving the law In tha case, if the
bouse would appoint a committee to
look into the f iota nf the case, and b
fade ! Li convince thai oommitt-e that
he had been fairly elected, be would
resign his ssat,
l'ii is di deration was made with
ninch vebemenoe by Mr. O'Neill lo
overcome the gavel of th speaker, who
had declared to be i 'it of order,
upon the suggestion "f Mr, lie.
t 1 ie in .. Vs.) ha wis finally ordered to
tike his t-ut by the sp aker.ainl slowly
The incident shortly afterwards
OlOOOd and at 5 o'clock the house a I
HOMc FOR OLD SOLDIERS.
Movsni ii for tlia K.t.bl'sh'iig rf an In
ailiutinn In I'.nn.vlvanla
PHILADKLPaIA, Atuil .'I. - A meeting
of department i tli tars of the Orand
Army of the It. public it soon to be held
for the purpose nf considering the ad
vitabilny of establishing a tiddler?
home in tin' eastern part of the state
Colonel Joseph If, Bennett, of this
city, has offered the women of tho
order the us , for an indefinite period,
of the old Methodist orphanage build
ing, at Monument and Fori R lads, and
It la probable that bit offer will bo ac
cepted, and the home est iblished there.
CHOLERA OR CHOLERIN I ?
Spanish Onvtrnmeut lias Snt an Ex-p-rt
to Lisbon 10 Ivellga'e.
Madrid, April 84, Spanish doctors
have been sent to the fr uitier of Portu
gal in order lo superintend the fumiga
tion of travelers and their baggage
cluing from Lisbon.
In addition Ihe government lias sent
a doctor to Lisbon with instructions to
report upon the alleged cholera pid
Dr. King It Convicted of Ovor-lndul
geucn In matrimony.
CiiAMitKiisiu iin, April 24. -Dr. J. II.
King, a physician of some repute in
Baltimore, was. convirtod here todny of
While having his wife living in Bal
timore, Dr. King marri-d nt Marion,
this county, Mrs. L. li. lirewer. of Hh
READY FOR THE WHITE CAPS.
Thompson Bad Hi Hired Man on
Ouaid With n Shotgun.
ROCKFpBD, 111., April 24 An excit
ing shooting nff ray occurred Bnnday In
Uneu township, iu which oco man was
bndly wounded and may die. Dudley
Thompson Is a farmer and a favorite
with the ladies. For Bome time past
relatives of bis sweetheart have made
thron's and White Cap letters hav
been aeut him. I'larly Sunday morn
ing n trio of masked men drove up to
the Thompson house and broke in the
window where he was supposed to
Juet as they were nbitit to pull hira
QUI the sharp report of a gun was
beard, Hd one of the intruders fell.
The othtrs retreated, and after a 000
inltation made a dash and carried off
l heir wounded companion Tbompeon
know in advance of the white caps'
coming, and be waa prepared. He iu
Htrueted ills hired man to sleep n his
bed while he want upstairs. The hired
man bad a loaded sbotgnn nnd used it
when the Window was sm isbed in. Ne
one know w ho the White caps were
nor bow badly the man was WOUudod,
THEIR SPRINGTIME SOAK,
Tin P.ngintr Buiqiiehanna Threaten to
WiLKKS-BaRUE, April 21 The Sos
quehauua river ia rising rapidly to
night. It threaten to overflow the low
grounds between JV.tsion and Nanti
coke before morning.
OUR ELKS AT WMES-BARRE.
They Were Royally Entertained and
Participated in the SpOCCh-Mak-ing
Who Were There.
WilKKS-BaRRX, April 24 Toe large
number of Elks who left Be ran ton on
tii Villous trains of last ev-nini' tn at. I
tend lh" social session of tbe Wilkes
Uarra i lge were most hospitably re
ceived In tn- sistei city and right roy
ally entertulne I,
A Idresaes were made bv Judge Stan
ton Woodward, of the Luzerne county
bend . Ihttrict Attorney Gsrmau, C
Ben Johnson, Colonel Knuk J Fits
Simmons, ex Judge Peter P. Smith, ban
I. Hart, Sam Sampter, Dr. A. N.
LeeU, C. 0 Boland, Adjutant W. S
Miliar, Iir Unnster and many others.
It fell to the lot of the only "Billy"
Craig to giv a readstic exhibition of
the Solllvan-Kilrain light.
Among the Scranton people present
were Colonel Prank J. Fitxsimoaa, A.
R ise. P, L Martin. 1 r L c Labauoh
William Craig, John Grady, John H
Blackwood, Curtis Coloin, William
it nil, George Qunster, J. s loo
S'vislier, John M Corbtt, Clyde
Uopewell, Jnmes M. Burke, Mix
Prankel, W. s. Millar, Bmil
Welobel, Charles Weiobol, Wil!
lam Marple, J ihn P. Mali, u, Dell Sim
r-li, John M. b-nrre. Ur. A N I.eete,
law B, Richard. H. U. t;h.tse, Willi ,m
Kanb, W. L. Pryoc, Cusrle Connor.
Mm in Lauer AH'er Krsmer. J. hn M.
Stanton, M. Bwariskohff. Marvin
Smith. M McCaun, Dr. itunster,
Walter Haalan, John A. Duck
worth, Fred WalJner, Luit
Payne, Charles Westpfabl, Dani
ligglna, Jobn Bimpeon, Charles
it. M MeBrido, J. P Van Kteck
W. A RutloJgv, N W. Collins, F F
Jordan, '-amiiel Samtsr. A C. Ren
thaw, Sol, Goldsmith, Jscob Cohen,
Joel Boliiday, Alexander Connell,
George F. Davis, Alfred A. Daroey,
George Kir by. Engeoe Beblffer, Jolin
Mitchell, J C Zarfllch, D L. Jewell,
Peter B Bmith, H i: Lsouard, George
McDonald, John Cooke.
THEY'r-L CRAZf OVtR GOLD.
f pis of AlUq ...q t. Flccklr. to Hell's
Cener. O A Fialdw
ALBI 1)1 utQi i .N M .April M -There
is greai excilement over the placer
go! I tieids iu Hell's canon, within fif
teen miles Ol thu city, nod y.tierday
il lei si 100 locations were made by gold
hunters from this citv.
A s n.rt time ago N'. J. iT.B Rl1t out
70 from a claim In one day. Since
men several thousand dollara In gold
have b eu panned out Miners and
prospectors ire fleoktugto the newly
ditcovcred pi .cr ti-lds.
FRNK M A I T O N STRICKEN.
The b-Aeststaat simastsr 0ural
AttaekeC With Paralrala
WaSHISOTON, April 21 -Frank llut
ton, uno of tho proprietor and
"ditors ol the WaablUKton Post, and
Arthur's ntsistant postmaster gen
eral, wss stricken with paralysis
this afternoon while at work at his
d"sk, and Ins l oon removed to the
He it iu a critical conlition,
SOUTHERN NECK-TIC PARTY
A Cnlerd Kiitllan I. Lyn bed by a Mc b
ef Pe.t Cit zji.t.
Si tNNtn, Ga., April 21 Bob
BveratS, c lured, who assaulted it whits
girl, aged 10, near Jamaica, it few days
ago. was lynched Sunday night by a
crowd of 100 white nnd negroes.
He confessed hit crime. Al ter being
strung up he was riddled with bullets.
A BOMB IN LANCASTER.
The Explosive shattai a Railway Sta
ti n Nr. CPw tn the Peipitrator.
LaMCASTBR, Pa., April 24 -Last
night about midnight the Pennsylva
nia railroad Station at Watts waa bad
ly shattered by a dynamite explosion.
There is no ciew to the identity of
tho miscreant or the motive.
GRIM REAPER'S HARVEST.
Ex-Judge Nelson Jurvis Wnterbnry, of
New York, aged T."i, forme law partner of
Samuel ,1. T1I1I011.
Edward Reld,T9 renrs eld, of Orange
N. J., a veteran of the late war. worth
ti COO, 000, who left halt hie fortune to
At Wilmington, Del.. ,lmPS WilkiUB,
aged f-4 years. He had been member ot
Mechanics lodge. Independent Order ot
Odd i ellows, for fi7 years.
Kx-Sheriff Pennington Corson, 58 vears
old, postmaster at Smith Bcavtlle N J
Uia father, Cnpinm Baker Corson, biid ex
pired but iwo days previously.
WkHIVCTi'V Anvil CI ft
dAH Kufor Wtdnuday; For Eatt
STM 'enn.s;rinin .fair. HorUttaM
1 wflutt, For HsfJeVn Hntasviva-
nm, asr-wtnaMaimng to tast-
Colored Silk Umbrellas with
Dresden Knob Bandies to match)
are anion',' the leading styles tot
Ladies' uio. Wo show an atrrao
live variety in Blue, Brown,
Green, Garnet, Mack and Chang
Prevailing prices for one week J
50c. Umbrella, 26-incb. 3?a
St-39 Gloria Silk, S&6-incli9 SlfRT
$2. 25 Bristol SUk, 26-incli, $f .99
(3 Windsor Silk, 26-inch, $2 65
re have all tbe latest designs airf
newes t materials. We call atten
don to our WHITE MOIRE afj
12.00, :i!s0 WHITE STJRAII
with White Handle and Frami
510 and 512 Lackawanna Are.
IHE M PERCltt A RU53E3 H'PSCa.
RUBBER BELTING AND H0S5.
CTIA's; A. BCHIEBSIt A CO 1
And Oak-tanned Leather Belting,
H. A. Kinfrsbury
Sf 3 Srn;p St., Scrutot, Pi
Lewis, Reilly & Davie
l idles show friends oar ai.M), a?, sin
an, i NUOKa, and so .ntliuslaettc nre tbe
over Ihelr pvrrhaess that oae sale i sure t
be the meant ef makini; auoiher.
LEWIS, REILLY & DAVIES
114 Wyoming Avo.
WAIT UNTIL I gat in my
now quarters at 408
SPRUCE STREET, and you
can gat bargains in
that have never been offerecl
I. J. MCI