The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, June 01, 1894, Image 1

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Labor Leaders Are Indignant at Governor
Pattison's Proclamations.
Train Service Delayed for Want of
Fuel Strikors at Danville Refuse to
Allow Coal to Be Mined for Use of
St. Elizabeth Hospital, Where
Patients Are Suffering for Fuel.
The Situation at Cripple Creek.
SCOTTDALE, P., May 31.
LABOR leaders are very indignant
over the proclamation issued by
Governor Pattison yesterday.
They believe it the duty of Gov
ernor Pattison to issue another pro
clamation directing it exclusively
to the coke oporators and compel
them to dlspouse with the deputies'
services nt once. Public opinian is
greatly favoring the unemployed
throughout the region, and it iB assert
ed that the op, raters aro devising all
nunner of means to provoke riots in
the hopes of having the National
Guard sent here to assist them.
A car load of Austrians, numbering
forty-two, and hailing from the east,
were received at the Moyer plant of
the V. J. Rainey company this morn -inc
at 11 o'clock. They were met at
Greensburg by Superintendent Johns
and several deputies, who piloted
them to their destination with safety.
BPBIHOFIBLD, HI., May 31. The con
ference of the coal operators of Illinois
this morning to arrange prices and
come to an ngreement whereby tho
competition of the northern and south
ern und central Illinois fields could bs
adjusted to the end of settling the
great coal strike, came to naught.
There were thirteen mining companies
repr. seated by about fifty delegates.
The mines repre.,unted control an an
nuil output of 4,521.000 tons.
The conference was composed en
tirely of northern operators, with a
few from the central portion, the
op'-rators of southern Illinois and the
groat Consolidated Coal company re
fusing to eutur. After two hours of
finite argument among thotnielves,
the pirntore adjourned nini die.
Pittsburo. Pn., May 31. The H. C.
Friok Coke company sent a carload of
forty-seven Austrians and Negroes to
the Standard works at 1 o'clock this
afternoon. The men wore secured in
the Mansfield region and say they were
promised wages of $1 50 per day as
long us they would contiuue at work.
Springfield, 111 , May 31 Owing
to the scarcity of coal the Illinois Cen
tral will tomorrow discontinue two
passenger trains on tho Springfield and
Gilmun division and every freight
train except one
The Wabash shops, employing nearly
1,000 men, close tomorrow and every
freight train not absolntely necessary
will be abandoued. Within one week,
It is thought, every industry in Spring
fi 'Id will be at a standstill for lack of
co 1
Pana, 111., May 31. Four hundred
local miners marched to the Penwell
mines this morning and tried to drive
out the men at work. The deputy
sheriff finally succeeded in driving
away the strikers. Several of the dep
nties and strikers were severely
handled. The strikers threaten to at
tuck the mine undercover of darkness,
and serious trouble is feared, The
mine will bo strongly guarded.
Danville, III., May 31 The strik
ing miners in the Danville field are on
the verge of starvation. The patients
at tho St. Elizabeth hospital are sofi'dr
inK because there is no coal und tho
Striken have refused to allow any fuel
lo he mined for the sisters in charge of
the institution.
Cripple Crekk. Col., May 31. All is
qniet on the hill, the governor being
detained Dy a wasnout, wnioh ne
cessitated a postponement of ths pro
posi d meeting to effect a compromise.
The miners may eventually be driven
from their position, but any attempt
to remove them by force will result in
loss of life. The picket lines nro so
trong now that no man cau enter the
camp or leave it without an order
from the commander.
A regular conrt martial has been es
tablished and n session is held nightly
The strictest military duty is now en
forced and pickets change on the hour
bs regularly us soldiers in the regular
iirmy when on duty, The minors on
Bull bill received a large quantity of
provisions and ammunition at their
headquarters last night and are rein
forcing their position at every point
They hove received number of shells
for tbtir 25 pound fiold piece which is
so located that they are better prepared
to shell the enemy than the deputies
are to storm tne tort on Hull hill.
They now have nearly one hundred
head of hones and their soouts are
muring the country in all directions
getting information of the actions of
the deputies and arranging for sun
plies. They have a secret system of se
curing information nnd they know of
everything that goes on in the heart of
' the deputies camp. Three of the stages
on the Cripple Creek and Ctnon City
mail line to Lawrence have been stop-
pea ny nrmea men. ine drivers were
compelled to stop nntil all the passen
gers had boen searched and relieved of
nil crenrms.
Two six horse stuges arrived from
JJ'iUand both laden with grain. No
1 .Monger has come on the stage for
pjm time, but the outgoing convoy
n.ioiare londed with frightened neo
t e who aro fl -elng from the threatened
d.a,-r. The strikers are now making
pruoveri or men whom tney consider
d.Uv'irous to their safety and some peo
j i are extravagant enough to say that
flfty persons aro tnui item in custody.
The latest capture is that of Jako
Greonwall. of It qua Gulnh.
Uniontown, Pa., May 81 Five car
loads, of negroos, about 250 in all, were
taken into the coke region this even
ing. The Kainey and McClure com
panies have hud agents in the S ut h
several weeks, employing workman ,
who are now arriving.
They were taken toLemont. Youngs-
town and O iver woiks. Several oC
the old miner returned to work at
Kyle today. A raid on Kyle, Oliver
and other plants ntar Dunbar h is boen
planned for tomorrow providing the
weather does not interfere. The pro
clamation of Governor Pattison cuts no
figure whatever, so far ns deterring the
nieu from marching and threatening
Mount Pleasant. Pa.. May 31. To
day 200 men were at work at Standard,
about 180 of whom were uegroes,
brought from Virginia. The south
west company expect the arrival to
morrow of 200 negroes. This will coin-
lete the company a forces at More-
wood and Alice coke works.
A House Wrocked and a Molhor
Baby Burtnd in thn Ruins.
Akron. O.. May 31. Lightning
struck tho house of William Hall at
Lakeview on Toesduy evening and
wrecked the structure.
Mrs. Hall and her baby ware buried
in the ruins. Both were terribly in
jured. Mrs. Hall's wounds aro fatal.
The General Will Quit Commonweal-
in,' If He is Let Out
of Jail.
Washington, May 31. Inquiry at
the clerk's office of the supreme court
of the United States this morning elicits
the fact that no motion for the release
of Commonwealer Coxty upon writ of
habeas corpus has yet boen presented
to any judge of the supreme court for
action, though it has been stated for
several day; that Coxey, with the as
sistance of one ov two of the PopnlUt
congressmen, was contemplating inch
a movement.
Ho is represented as being quite will
ing to quit if he ean only get his lib-
rtv betore the expiration or his twonty
days' sentence, which has still nine
days to run. This is indicated by his
transferring his command to "Gen
eral" Frye and sending ell his bst
horses home to Massilon. The Galvin
contingent added to tho brigade
is proving a far more tnrbnlont crowd
of aggressive tramps and beggars,
IMs understood that on eomnlaint of
citizens tho sheriff of the Marylaud
county whore all tho Comyites are now
encamped is contemplating a raid oh
tbem, and will have the the active as
sistance of ths governor of Maryland
and of a company of state militia if
necessary, in carrying out his plans of
ridding Muryland of the nuisance,
Coxoy, the Commonweal leader,
writes from his "Prison Parlor," as he
calls it, in Washington, that he will be
in Hnrnsburg to make a speech on
Juno 17, and he may briug Carl Browne
with hi in.
James MoNoIif, of Hazleton, Gits It in
tho N-ck.
Hazleton, Pa,, May 81. James Mc
Nelis, a resident of Pleasunt Hill, n
villago near here, was a victim of a
murderous assault last evening at th"
hands of an Italian desperado. Mc-
Neli was standing in the doorway of
his bouse talking to a neighbor when
two Italians rusnad them and
one, a notorious cnaraotor known us
"Curly, fired raveral shots from a re
volver nt them and then cut McNelis'
throat from oar to ear with a razor.
The shots and the outcries brought
assistance and the two scoundrels fled
and made tnoir esoipe. The object of
tho attack is supposed to have been
robbery. It took twenty-five stitches
to sow up the wound in McNeils s
throat, and his condition is serious.
Poet's Admirers In Philadelphia Favor
an International Socloty.
Philadelphia, May 31. A number
of friends und admirers of the late
Walt Whitman, the eminent poet,
gathered here today for tho purpose of
organizing an International Walt
Whitman society. Dr D. (j. linnton
will be selected as the llrst president.
The object of the organization is to
establish oenters in different pnrls of
the world among the admirers of Whit
man and to establish essays and papers
devoted to an elucidation of his philo
sophy of life. The organization will be
A Chicago Han Blows Out Hie Brains In
the Presence of a Crowd.
Cincinnati, May 31 John Schmidt,
an electrician, who lives nt No. 57
Orchard street, Chicago, ' committed
snicide last night while on a Cincin
nati, Lebanon and Northwestern train
at Cincinnati,
The passengers wore thrown into
consternation by the report of the
Pottsville's school board rof uses to sell
text books to private and parochial
Petitions will be presentod to the Phila
delphia and Rending company to remove
some of the dams in tho Schuylkill rivor.
Some of the anthracite collerlos in tho
Schuylkill region are working night and
day to supply the Philadelphia demand for
Governor Pattison has appointed Fred
erick Middleton and John W. Frnznr, of
Philadelphia, members of the Autiotam
Battlefield commissdon.
'I'rniiH on the Philadelphia and Reading
railroad will today run over the tempor
ary bridge at Mtincy, and soon nil trace of
the flnod's ravage will disappear.
The body of a boy between S and 13
years old was found yesterday on Brush
island in the Snsqueliaaua near Baiu
bridge, where it had been lodged by the
high water. It is supposed to be the body
of a lad missing from Dlllstown, Cumber
land county.
Adjutant General Greelnnd, who Is a
member of the Antietum buttle field com
mission has notified each member of the
commission that the meeting called for
June & has been postponed until a time to
lie seie.-ien oy mo Autietam ooaru or tne
United States.
Soaking Rains Cause Great Damage In Many
Heavy Rainfall of Thirty-Six Hours'
Duration Swells Colorado Streams
to Raging Rivers Electric Street
Cars at Puablo Forced to Suspend
Oper.-.tions Water Several Feet
Deop In Kis Streets Citizens Out
in Boats Looking for the Earth.
Pueblo, Col., May 31.
T HAS rained incessantly for thirty
hours nit over tho eastern part of
this state. The rainfall is one of
the iieuviest known. In this city
the Arkansas river broke the levao laBt
night in six places. From Union ave
nue viaduct to the postoflico, three-
quarters of a mile, all the cel
lars are Hooded and the water
reaches two foet above the first
floors. The tlectrie street cars have
stopped running, the work being in-
unduwd. Hundreds of men ate out in
boats today rescuing families from
il ioded houses and removing goods.
The five railroads entoring this city are
tied np. The damae? amounts to at
least 1 100, 000. The flood is now reced
ing, und it is thonght that the danger
in this city is practically passed. y, Col., May 81. The storm
ii: this vicinity exceeds anything within
memory. The Hio Grande railroad is
blocked by rock slides, washouts, an i
damage to bridges.
Canon City, Col,, May 31 The
rainfall here ex led twenty inches.
Both the Rio Grande and Santa Fu
railroad tracks east of here are washed
out in places and in others covered
with rock and san 1.
no trains on tike's peak.
Manitou, Colo., May 31. Apprehen
sion was held here last niirut lest the
dam in Lake Moraine, built to supply
Colorado Springs with w.iter. would
break, but Superintendent Rice says it
ia secure, Tho Pike's Peak railroad
bus baen damaged by floods for the
first time since it was built, and no
trains are runnintr.
Denver, May 81. Late repoats from
all parts of this state tell of groat
damage by heavy rains. Streams run
ning through canons have beeomr- rail
ing rivers, and many bridges have
been swept away and trams delayed.
The damage will be great in all parts
of the state.
Topeka, Kan , May 31 The Ssntn
Fe Railroad sompany s advices from
Colorado Borings this afternoon in re
lation to the flood in Colorado say
that three bents of the bridge across
tho Arkansas river at Nepeesta went
ont at 0 o'clock this morning; that
two more are going, and that there are
indications that the whole bridge will
be destroyed.
The Naval Commonwealer I In Hot
Water all Around.
ST. Louis, way oi a warrant was
issued in St. Louis thie afternoon
charging Charles T. Kelly, tho aero
naut, and admiral general of the In
dustrial army, with assault with int-nt
to kill Patrick IL.rdinann, one of his
followers. Hurdmann claims that
Kelly beat him with an iron rod while
floating down the Mississippi last lues
day. Tom Coyne, one of the gloo club
singers, who was "marooned by Kelly
on an island in the river a few miles
below Quiiicy, and his boat de stroyed,
has applied for a warrant against Kelly
for the loss ot his host.
To add to the donghty goneral's ran
idly accumulating trouble. Oil. Sieed,
who was expelled from the oriny at
Qilncy, III., has caught up with it
again, un I has succeeded in inducing
companies A, B, C, H, N, and D, of
California, to secede from the army
and they are now enounipod 450 yards
below Kelly s camp,
Kelly will turn over enough boats to
accommodate Speed's man to the latter
if ho desires them.
Strikers at Fikeville, Tenn. , Mines Ro
turn to Their Labors.
Chattanooga, Tenn., May 81. Tho
Pikeviliu Mining company has leased
tho Whitewol), Tonu., Coal, Iron aud
Rullway company and will b 'gin tho
working ot the deserted shafts tomor
row. The old force will be taken bock.
The old scale will boobtnined, as the
strike was merely ont of sympathy
This means the return to work of 000
Washington Is Visited by Divaslatl
Spokane, Wash., May 81. Word
reached here last night that the tow
of Goucnnelli was swept awoy by
flood. It is said that every business
house in town was destroyed und nearly
all of the residences were swept awav.
One woman, Mrs. Almnira Keith,
lost her life. Much suit -ring is
ported among the inhabitants of
devastated town,
The Comic Optra Frlma Donna Threat
Bind with Pneumonia.
Middletown, Conn., May 81 Marie
Tempest is very ill here and cannot sit
np. She played here in the "B'encing
Master'' on Tuesday night, nnd only
sang ont of courtesy to Reginald De
Koven, who is a native of this city and
was directing that night. Mr. De
Koven asked the indulgence of the au
die nee for Miss tempest before tho
curtain went up.
Iu the first act her "Will o' Wisp'
song hud to be cut, and at the end of
tho second act she was so ill that sh
had to be helped from the stage. In
thn lust not a duet was omitted. Yd
terday she was suffering from pains in
the Inngs, und was obliged to have a
ihysician in c uiotant attendance. Her
naid Is at hor bedside all tho time.
Dr. Edgerton, who is attending her.
nys lie does not think the case will de
velop in to pneumonia, hut she will not
be able to leuvo her bed for several
Jliss Tempest was advertised to plav
n New London last night and expect
ed to sail for Europe uext week.
Great SutTirin from Floods 1b the
Vancouver. B. C. Mav 31 The
Frazer river ii still rising and the indi
cations nro that the flood will be even
more disastrous than the memorable
one of 18H2. The river hns already
ris'n within eight inches of the high
water mark of that great inundation.
The whole valley is undor water, tho
Frazer bavin:' spread ont into a vast
lake. Tho tido is crawling up at the
rate of an inch oviry three hours.
Many cabins along the water front
have 11 mted off oa the tide, und many
poor families have lout ail their be
longings. All the river steamers have
been commissioned by the government
to assist in saving imperilled persons'.
A Man at York Suicideo in a Vary Un
tidy Manner.
York, Pa., May 31 A strnngi man
mot deuth in u horrible form at York
Haven, eleven miles north of this city
this afternoon. Ho deliberately walked
before an approaching train nnd placed
his head on the track.
The man's head was severed from
his body and hnrled 200 yards. The
uame of q. Warner was stamped on
his hat.
Lower Court Affirmed in Case of Ah
t?onquin Coal Company vs.
Northern Company.
IIarrirpuro. Pa., May 31. The su
preme court finished its middle dis
trict ha-jinusj this afternoon und ad
journed to meet in Philadelphia on tho
Utn ot July.
the eourt to-day decided thn case of
truncis M. Brooke, Jesse L:a und
William L. Supplo.j against the city of
Philadelphia, El win S. Stuart, mayor
or suid city, and Thomas Al. Thompson
controller. The case involved the right
oi tne city to create a six million
dollar loan for the removal ot the
Reading railroad crossings on Pennsyl
vania uvonue. In the opinio i dis
missing tho bill t'i court takes the po
sition that the $'23,180,100 of city cer
tificates in thesiukiug fund is not a debt
In tho meaning of the constitution.
Chief Justic Sterrott dissents. He held
that tne injunction against the six
million loan ought to be awarded on
constitutional grounds,
L he court handed down tho follow
ing decisions in addition lo tho above
ones: Appeal of C. W. Miller. Col
umbia county; order affirmed. Algon
quin Coal company vs. Northern Coal
Coal und iron company, Luzorno
county; nflirmed. Washington De-
lany vs. A M. Grove, Union county;
uffirmid. J. T, Sweet vs. Williams,
Brudford county; docroo reversed.
Dut Mr. Coibitt Deolines to Meet Jack
eon in England.
New York. May 31 The battle be
tween torbett and Jackson will posi
tively not take place m England. Cor-
belt states that be has declined the Ni
Uonul Sporting club's offur of a $15,000
puisu und will only consent to fight the
colored champion iu America. This
information was conveyed in a cable
gram today to George Wolty, the the
atrical manager, iromUorbott uiuisolf
iu the cablegram Uorbett also stat-.d
that he had decided to necept the
$35,000 purse offered by the Jackson
ville Athletic cluo, and ttutliorizjd Mr.
Weltytosign nrtlclus of agreement.
The Californian agrees to fight Jackson
for tho purse and S1U.0U0, the battle to
take place in October or November.
L v ', Joaloasy, Hatred and Revenue
Braponsible for Three Deathe
BlBHlKOBAH Ala.. Mav 31 An old
grndge, growing our of a love affair,
resulted in u trinle trnsedv at Villain.
Springs yesterday, in u nt or rage and
iealonsv. Tom Early went into a mine
where Washington uaiiey was at work
ana snot mm to ue&tu. men going t
itsileys houso the murderer shot in
killed the dead man's wife, with who
he had been in love uud who had
lotted him for Rtllev.
A posse ot omcers ana citizens fol
lowed Eirlv. who INI. The lumsc iir.-i
upon him and he fell, dying in an hour.
uotii were minors.
An Old Kan in Montana Shoots
Wife for Deiidlna- Him.
Butte, May 31 Michael Jansn.
aired 5S years, shot his wife bacauso
she and her grown up children were
inclined to hold him up to ridioule.
He attempted suicide, but inflicted
only a glancing sculp wound.
Rich gold diggings have beon disoovered
near Lioon Liiike, idano.
Ruilroad accountants of the country are
in session at Washington.
United Presbyterians voted to hold the
next general assemoly in Pittsburg,
Quebec merchants have organized
fSUO.UUO company to ship dressed beef
Probably 20,000 Knights of Pythias will
attend me uieuniai session at waBUlugtou
1U AllgUBt.
A barrel of human bones fonud in an old
Queboc attic, points to a succession
miirdors, it 1b thought.
For the murder of his wife at Wilminr?
ton, N. C, John Brork was given the max
imuui sentence or thirty years.
While handling bannnnss, Jacob Werb
of Dubuque, was bitten by a tarantula, but
prompt cauterization saveo nis lire.
Mrs. Alice J. Smith, who has boen for
many years DooKktepr oi tho Auburn (N
Y.) Daily Bulletin, Weekly News and
Democrat, has purchased the entire plant
or iu,uw.
tae Little Kingdom to Nestle In Folds of the
American Flag.
The Senate Passes a Resolution
Warning Other Powers Not to In
terfere with the Government of the
Sandwich Islands Talk of the
Tariff The Duty on Cane for Chairs
Increased to 10 Per Cent. A Speech
Donated to Press Correspondents.
Washington, May 31.
THE question of the policy of the
United States toward tho Ha
waiian islands was definitely
U and clearly announced by the
unanimous vote of the senate todav in
the adoption of a resolution re
ported from tbe committee on
foreign relations declaring that
belongs wholly to tho peoplo
of tin. ii islands to establish and
maintuiu their own form of govern
ment nnd domoetic policy, that the
United States ought not in any way to
interfere thorewith, aud that any in
tervention in tbe politteal affairs of
those islands by any of those govern
in nis would be regarded as an un
friendly act to tbe United States.
Iho tariff bill was taken up at 10 30
and within tbe uext hour the four par-1
agraphs in the lumber schedule were
disposed of. The firat of the four, fix -
og duties on lumber, plain or finished,
whs, by u vote of do to M, struck out
of the bill, so that such lumber may be
put upon the free list when that stago
of tho bill is renched. The duty on
chair cane, or r, els was increased
from 7 per cent ( is iu the house bill) to
10 p r cent., and the other duties in
the schedule, were left as in the house
The sugar schedulo (E) having been
renohed a threo hour p?ech on the
question of the tariff was made by Mr.
Sherman, Oaio. and Mr. Dolpb, Ore
gon, addressed the senate at great
ength on the subjeot of punishment
for contempt of the senate, the newB
nuper correspondents who had refused
to answer certain questions of tbe com
mittee investlgatiug the connection of
the sugar trust with the sugar Bched
ule. No conclusion was reached when
at C.05 the seuute adjourned.
There were three more speeches
upon the bill for tbe repeal or tbe state
bunk law delivered "in the house to-day,
after Mr. lilack, (DVtn , wn.), had con
cluded his argument in favor of tbe re
peal of the law winch he began on
Tuesday. Tbe spsnkers were Msssrs
Walkor, (Kep., Mass.); McLauriu.
(Dem., South Carolina), nnd Wheeler,
(Dem., Ala.) At tbe present rate of
progress, judging from the length of
the list ot speakers who have already
asked to be heard, the debate upon this
measuro is likely to last for a week or
ten days yet.
Messrs. Broslno (Repnoliean, Penn
sylvania) and Dewitt Waruer (Demo
cratic, New York)uiembera of tho com
mittee on banking and currency are ex
pected to sneak tomorrow. Bills were
passed before the discussion was en
tersd upon today authorizing tbe secre
tary to acquire by condemnation or
other proceedings the grouud nooes
srv to complete the Gettysburg bat
t.lennd reserva'ion in Hccordance with
the act March 3. 1S93, aud so provide
for the appointment on an additlona
judsro of tho United States court for
the northern district of Illinois.
Denver, Col., Mny 31 Midnight
The whistle at the Denver Paper mill
south of tbe city began to blow shortly
after 11 o clock tunight to warn tho
residents of the Platte river bottoms to
seek higher ground. Ths river has
been steadily rising at tho rate of from
four to six inches an hour all day, and
at this hour it is outside it banks until
the water is backed up to the Rio
Grands shops nt Burnhnm.
The thousand Coxeyites In river
front parK have boon warned out. At
Jerome park, the residents sought re
fuge in a school house, which is now
partially stibrnorged. There ia much
excitement in the flooded districts, hut
it is thought that all will bo rescued.
She Threatens to Expl ids a Bomb In a
Madkid. May 31. A young girl in
the church of Sun Ildea FonsO Bcreained
during the servico this evening: "Save
yonrselves; here i a bomb that will
explode.'' The congregation wus pauic
stricken. All started for the doors.
Many were tramped uuder foot and
lost consciousness ou the floor. Three
persons reseiyed injuries which are
likely to cause death. After the chutch
had bsen emptied the polloe fount
that there was uo bomb in tbe build
ing. Tbe girl then coufessed tbat the
alarm was a hosx.
An Iojaooilon U Iasud Auainnt an In tfakor.
PlTTBBCBQ, Msy 81 In the United
States circuit court tuday Jadve Auhe
son granted a temporary injunction
agi.inst William Silverman, of Wil
lisuisport, restraining him i loin manu
facturing a garter, wnlch it la olalmsd
is an infringement on a patent of what
iB known s the "Boston garter."
The injunction was asked by the
George Frost company and Mury Q.
Brown, of Boston.
Bops Break LaUing a Buckot of Stone
Dn p on Two Man.
Wilkks-Barek, Pa., May 81. There
wus considsrubl excitement at the
UlUs shaft near Nnuticoke today when
a rumor was spread that several men
htd bsen killed. A frightful acoidrnt,
however, took place. A large buckot
containing rook and ooal was be-
ing hoisted, when near the top
of tbe sbnft the rope snapped in twain
nnd the bucket with its contents fell
to the bottom, striking two rock miners
bolow, killini; them instant v.
Their names are William Baker.
aged 29, single, and Adam Herman,
aged 31. married, leaving a wife and
two cuildren.
Oan Now Practice Law In United States
Oourt at Chloairo.
Chicago, May 31 The unusual
spectucle of an ex president of the
United States and an ex -attorney gen
eral presenting themselves as appli
cants for admission to practieo was
witnessed this morning when the
United States court of append for the
seventh circuit court convened in its
new quarter in the Moaadnock build-
Just after the court was formerly
opened ex-President Harrison and ex
Attorney General Miller, together with
half a dozen other gentlemen, rose to
their feet and were admitted to prac
Mr. Harrison and Mr. Miller appear
in the case of the Cincinnati. Hamil
ton and Dayton Railroad company,
plaintiff in error, vs. W. R. McKeen,
in appeal from the circuit of the dii-
trict of Indiana, a suit growing out of
the operations of "Napoleon" Ires.
They are counsel for the appellee.
Mrs. Spangler Will Not Allow the
Grand Army to Decorate Her
Husband's Grave.
Lebanon. Pa.. May 81. -The obser
vance of Memorial Day at Myerstown
took on a war like appearsuco by rea
son of the determined opposition of
Mrs. Eliza J. Spangler to tbe dec
oration of her husband's grave by tho
local Qrand Army post. Mrs. Soang
ler was opposed to the local Grand
Army mou on personal grounds and
far several years pust has entered hor
objection against the decoration of her
husband's grave by them. This year
again she notified them of her objection
and added a warning that if they did
not heed the notice they might know
what they had to oxpect.
Yesterday morning Mrs. Spangler
went to the cemetery and with a body
Kuard of four stalwart meu stationed
at each corner of the lot, she took np a
position at the foot of her husband's
grsvo with a loaded revolver In her
hand and an expressed determination
to pour its bullets into the first
man that attempted to put a tlower
on the grave. The Grand Army of
the Republic meu considered discre
tion the better part of valor aud past
Spangier's grave by undeoorated. Mrs.
Span gler'a animonity against the local
post was aroused because, she says,
they opposed her application for a
Nine Seaman, Held for Fifteen Months,
Will B i EelSMld Today.
San Francisco, Cl., May 31. For
over fifteen mouths nino seamen,
against whom no charge has been made
have been government prisoners in
Angel Island. Tl.ey were witnesses
against St Clair, Sparf and Hansen,
the wouM-he pirates of the bark Hes
por, who killed Mate Fitz;ernld.
The witnesses were unable to give
bonds and were thrown into the gov
ernment uinl institution, pending nu
appeal to the United States supreme
court. Each has been allowed $1 a day
as witness fees, howover. and tuey will
be paid their money today, whon all
will bo released
Maxim Fays He GM Up a Be'tor Bullst
Prouf Coat in fix Hour a.
London, May 31. Hiram Maxim
writes to the Tiuit-s that he has inveut-
in six honrs a cuirass of half tho thick
ness of aud innoh lighter in weight
than that of Herr Dows, which will
sttind the same tosts as Dowe's coat
He says he will give tin exhibition of
his invention at the Erith Gun workB
on Friday. He also b iys that he is
willing to sell 1. 1 s i-rut to the govern
ment for $3 and the cost of tbe mater
ials, all ol which can be obtained in
the village of Erith.
Friend' cf Kuohna llaverldee Trvinsr to
Prcva Bitrnmy Against Him.
Indian atoms, Ind., May 31 Prose
cutor Holtzmuu is investigating all tbe
circumstances of Aetor Charles Cogh
lan's marriage provions to his union
with Kuehne Beveridgo in this city.
The prosecntor believes thntCogblan
ii guilty of bigamy.
Miss Beveridge has frlonds and rela
tives iu this city, and they are urging
the prosecutor to take steps in tho mat
ter and have agreed to pay all expenses.
The North German Lloyd Steamship
company has ordored four new steamships
of 4,000 tons each.
Ex-Premier Ca6imir-Porlor, of Prance,
will docllno to accept the presidency of the
chuinber of deputies.
Aotor Henry Irvltifrmitprtsined Admiral
Erben, of the United States cruiser Chi
cago, at dinner nnd sent theatre tickets to
ull the crew.
Despite the government's request, thn
Committee of the Spanish senate refuses
to report upoti the commorcial treaties
with Ucrmauv, Austria uud I.aly.
Pending trial by court martial, Captain
Caatelho, tho commander of the Portu
guese naval force in liruzillau waters, who
granted au asylum to Brazilian rcfusjocs,
has been placid under arrest.
Paul Bourget, the well-known novollst,
and Albert Bora), the historian, were elec:
ed as lnoinbern of tbe Academy at Paris,
to fill tho vacancies cnusi'd by tbe death of
M. Ducanip nnd' Talue. No votes were
cust for M. Zola.
1 Wabhinoton, May 31.
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