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II TRIBUNE HAS ft LARGER BONA FIDE GIRCOLATEON AMONG SCRANTON BUSINESS MEN THAN ANY OTHER Bi. : .:: E:3
fba Qi:e:iIon of R;p.:a!ing Bogu Boontf Con
sidered in the Senate.
ACTUAL BUSINESS IS APPROACHED
Senntor Hill Desires Open Sessions
on the Investigation of the Sugar
Trust A Petition Asking tha Estab
lishment of Workshops for the Un
employed Is Presented by Mr. Hoar.
Mr. Broisious Defends the Cur
rency with Ringing Eloquence.
Washington, D. C, .Tone 1.
0 CONSIDERATION of tbe tariff bill
in the senate today waH confined
to two Ion jf ipeeobM n the qus
Hon of repealing the bounty on
Buyar. Tbe first of them era by Air.
Manderson, Nebraska, and the second
hy Mr. Peffer, Kansas. Mr. Manderson
sp lie fur three hours Hint half the
con- of the argument being (bat there
waa a moral obligation on oongreai to
maintain the bounty system estab
lished under the McKinley not, and
that it maintenance uutil 1000 (when
it is to oeaae) Will insure the borne pro
duction of nil tho sugar consumed in
the United states, and thus keep here
the $315,000,000 a year whica. Other
wise, would be paid tor snsrar to foreign
countries. He give notice of n!i
ameudraent to continue in full fore -and
effeOt, uutil July 1, 190.), the pre
visions of law for the piynvit of
bounty to sugar growers iu the United
Mr. Peffer tkoke for over threo hours
In opposition to t!i duty on sugsr
an 1 i.i favor of the contiun nice of the
bounty irgning that tbe sngnr was a
direct tax on tae paor man, and that
.lie poor man ought not to be taxed on
what ho eats, or what ho Wears or on
any of the in c 'filarial of life. Alter he
closed his epceob he yot into an nnius
lag conversation with Mr, IIu.:r, Mass
achuaettea, over some of the theories
which be bad brought forward.
OPKN SESSION REFUSED.
Mr. iJili'is resolution for open sc.
lions of ibi inveatiguting committe on
the connection of the Sugar Trust With
the sugar schedule of tho tariff bill
and Mr. Do)phs resolution to postpone
action on the sugar tchedulo until
nfter tho oommittoe iltall have re
ported, were nut taken up to -day, but
sin to be taken tip to morrow, when
Mr. Hill is expected to address the
senate upon thetn.
Among the petitions presented was
oni' by Mr. Hoar endorsed by many
meetings of wprkingmen in Nw Eng
land, and adopted by the New England
industry leau.-, asking the govern
ment to provide farms nnd factories
where the unemployed may at all times
obtsiu work, and for an amendment to
the Constitution so as to r.flirin the right
of everyone lo be employed. It was
referred to tho committee on rules.
Tbe house joint resolution in relation
to the acquisition of lauds in the
Gettysburg battlefield, having been laid
Wore the senate, Mr. Hill, imio an
appeal for immediate action upon it.
General SicKlas sat betide him as ho
stated the facts iu the ease, including
the Statement that a trolley railroad
c in puny is trying to put down a rail
toad through thu most interesting
part of the Battlefield.
Ml, Cockrell, Missouri, objected to
immediate consideration and the joint
resolution remains on the table lor tho
mi: BB08IC8 on hank tax,
Mr Etlloe, (Hem , Teno,), endeavored
to side truck the bank tax bill by
moving to consider bills on the private
cuiendar, but this was defeated. There
upon the debate on thnt meaur.ro was
Mr. Broil Ul (Rep., Pcnna.), was the
fii.- t (.weaker. He imposed the bill. He
Contended that our national hanking
system was the best ever known in the
country. To disturb it now by repeal
ing the statute imposing 10 per cent,
tax on stale bnnk certificates, to the
end that every slate might put in the
fiehl competitors of the national banks
in supplying currency to the people,
would expose us to evil's whose extent
was beyond human calculation, The
rolurii toonr ancient slate bank regime
would open tho wv to n recurrence
of the mischiefs incident to that sys
tem. In conclnding liis speech and refer
in lo our present currency, Mr. Bro
sitis said: ''Such n currency would
bless any nation wise enough to create
and maintain it. Ou such a currency
no stall smnn should lay nis hand in
violence. The peoplo of tie United
btates enjoyed the luxury of such a
currency lor bo many years, and it has
had ao conspicuous an agency in build
ing up the greatness of the Republic,
that they will not willingly forego its
benefits for any inferior system They
will not imitate tho folly of the man
who requested thiB epitaph to be en
graved upon his tombstone:
"I was well,
1 wished to bo hotter,
I toon physic,
And here I lie."
A'speech was made by Mr. Henderson
Rep. 111.), against the repeal of the 10
per cent, tax lav and ' y Mi ssrs. Swiin
enn nud Tooksr (Dam, Va,), and izlnr
(D in, S. C.) in favor of repeal. Tlte
last named speaker is the successor in
t he house of Judge Brawley. author of
the bill under discnsiion.
An i veiling session was held under
the rules to consider psnBion and relief
The Allsntown Murdnrer Gives the. De
tails of a Shocking Crime.
Allentown. Pa., Jnne 1. Harry
JohtiKcn, under sentence of death for
murder, this morning made a full con
lessiyu of bis crime. He made a statu
nent over his signature that iu July
Ins; he took his 4-year-old daughter lo
the Lehigh river and threw her In to
g.-t rid of her, becanso she had bocome
burdensome to bitn
JohiiHouund his wife lived fepurated.
Shj sent tho girl to htm at the stable
where he worke ). He tired of keeping
her and drowned her. Johnson said h"
took hor about the waist and threw her
in the river at a secluded spit after
SOPftEME MCN f!DICT50.
Giand Jary Finda True Bits Against
Iron Hnll OAotalS.
Philadelphia, Jnne l The grand
jury today found a trno bill of indict
ment against Freeman D. Bomerby,
Charles H. Biker, J oserdl Gladingatul
James H. Eokerty, supreme off! oars of
the supreme: sitting of the Iron Hall.
They ar charged with conspiring
and cheating and d fravi ling the order
of funds, and converting 1400,000 to
the Mutual Banking, Surely, Trust and
Safe Deposit company, and with ob
structing the administration of public
jostle. Tile d ile) of tho offenses is
fixed in the in llotmant as May 20, 1393
THS EXPiCTEO REiULT.
Lynchers of Puiyi ar Are Not Known in
Firrial to ik$ Scrantun IWbene
BtROODSBDBQ, Pa., Juno 1. Tlte
grand jury s:uc noa i today have ox
nmlned witnesses who were Supposed
ti i have iiad anything to do With the
Pnryaar lynching. Nothips has de
veloped from (heir investigations, and
they find it impossible, to fix the re
sponsibility. No ono seems ti have any iden who
was in the mob which hung the mur
derer of Christian Eider.
R. G. Dun & Co. Take a Cheerful
View of 'lie Financip.l
New York, June l it. G. Dun &
Co. 'a weekly review of (rade tomorrow
It is a sign of cheering import that
in finished business, represented by
clearing and railway tonnage, there
litis been less decrease since th i strike
began than mi ,'ht haVr- been expeoted.
There havi been strong hopes thU
week that tho great miner..' strik
would he terminnteu by compromise,
but an ( ff rt to enlist governor aa ar
bitrators baa proved fruitless, Execu
tive proclamations ill several states are
ipsued to cti 'Cic continued iuti-rrnp-Hons
of traffic and acts of violenc, and
concerted efforts of operators will now
be made to start their mines with new
Meanwhii ' the cans'qunt interrup
tion of trallic and industry increases.
The stoppage of iron furnaces between
the Allegheny Mountains and the Miss
issippi River has become complete, Lin?
iness cannot increas in volume under
any circutnstancs, and y.t payments
through all clearing houses for the
week show a decrease of only 80.8 por
cent compared with last year.
Though a large number of works are
idle, the demand for pro lusts is not
what might be expected either in
volume or in urgency. Tho output of
iron and steel has been suddenly and
sharply reduced, but the rednc d
supply seems about as sufficient for
the demand as it WSJ a month ngo.
Sales of small lots of bessemer
pig at places as distant as Duluth
for transportation to the Carnegie
works near Pittsburg diclose how com
pletely s'ocks are exhausted and sales
for delivery in July and August show
ill 30 higher pric.s than prevailed a
lew weeks ago, indicates belief that
the termination will not soon bring
back the old prices.
Tho ontgo of gold contlnues.and It is
now believed to be due in part to pre
miration for gold resumption in Acs
trie The loss of 188,000,000 sine May
1 ha red Uned too treasury gold to
about 177,000,000, Meanwhile the
Bank of England holds the largest gold
reserve sinc 1870 At present low
prices the movement of grain is not
lik.-ly to be rapid.
Failures this wok have hpn 183 in
the United States against 233 last, year
and twenty-seven in Canada against
twent-one last year. Only two failures
both banking, are for (100,000 or more.
SHACKUO THt GUARD.
Three Kiv.tucky Chain Oancr Prisoners
E..!.jp- b it Are Recaptured.
MAY8VILLH, Ky., Juno 1. Charles
Smith, Cnarloe Desmond nnd Frank
Brown, members of the chain gang,
seiz'da guard's pistol yesterday and
made hint give up his keys. They uu
locked their shackles and fastened
them on tbe guard.
Taking the guard's shotgun, they
chained all the prisoners together, and
fled across tho river to Ohio, Liter
Police Judge Watson of Maysville and
a Maysville policeman overtook the
men near Aberdeen, O , and forced
them to return to K 'titucky.
CONDENStu STATE NF.VS.
A Drebnrg tried to barn tho West Rhn
The trial list for tho Bucks county conrt
next week U the largest for twenty years.
Wages of the Hclmvlkill district minors
will this mouth be. '.) percent, below the
8'J 50 basis.
The State Medical council, which on
Juno 11 will examine 800 'applicants, will
hoid a meeting today at Harnsbarg,
The governor has pardoned William I!.
Hamilton, OfOlearflold County, and Will
iam Corueally, of Huntingdon county.
Weary of tho world, young Howard
Church, Union township, BerK county,
shot himself twice and p. ay not recover.
Fireman .1. 1. Carpenter, of tho Lewis
town ami Banbury railroad, whose home
is at Hlgtupire, drank laudanum and (lied.
Tho superintendent of the water de
partment of tho Philadelphia nnd Beading
company, at Pottsvillo, says the rainfall
during May was 14.2 inches.
Th" Evnngi licnl Ministerial association,
at. Alleutown, censured State Superinten
dent of Public Instruction Schaeffor for
his stand on tho question of nun school
The Stato Medical council met yesterday
afternoon at Harrlsburg and agreed not to
change the dates for the examinations by
the throo uie.iical boards as previously
designated June II, 12, lti nnd ft.
The body of the boy found in tho river at
Bainbridgo on Decoration Day has been
Identlfli d as Thaddeas Barnhnrdt, of Cox
town. The bov has been misslne sinen
ftMay 20. It is thought that he fell iuto the
ver wntle catcblug driltwood.
The Struggle for Supremacy in the Bitum
inous Regions Continues.
LATE NEWS OF LABOR'S CONFLICT
An Effort Will Be Made to Start
Works at Punxsutawney The
Strikers Will Oppose the Importa
tion of Negro Laborers Agent
Win Brought Virginia Colored Men
lo Mount Pleasant Receives a Rou.h
Reception Help for the Hungry
PUNXSUTAWNBY, Pa., Juuo 1,
"irniNE.iS are expecting that an
i itb mpt will be made to start
V7 ono or moro of the mines In this
JuU district within th next few
hours and there is a report in circn
lation this afternoon that a car load of
negroes will arrive soma time tonight,
Should the negroes be brought here to
take the strikers plaes it is more than
probable that n conflict will tuke place
ul loon as the new men are taken to
Bveu the property owners among the
miners are as determined that the new
mun shall not take their places as aro
the Hungarians at Adrain or the Ital
ians at Walston. On Monday an of
fers will he made to start the tilings at
Urey, Indiana county, by offering em
ployuwnt to the old employes, but it is
not lilioly that any of tuein will return
HaBBISBUBO, Pa, Juno 1. Tho an
swera ol Berwtud- White and company
and J Scott and San, representing the
Clearfield coal operators to Mis request
of the inin-T tor a conference nave
;;cn forwarded to Secretary MeBry le
of the Mine Workers union at Oolmu
lus. Governor Pattison prefers that
hey should bo given to the public by
Secretary McBryde, Nothing has de
veloped here during tho day.
AN aCMRT loses U1S WH18KKB&
MOUNT Pleasant, Pa., June 1. -The
agent, who brought Virginia negroes
to Frick'l Standard works yesterday,
had n rou ;h experience this nftornoon.
The wives of the strikers cangiit him
and toro out mo3t of his b-ard. He
Dually eicapsd and cam.i up town only
to run into a crowd of strik rs, who
gathered about him and trentod him
worse, Law -abiding people Flipped
him off to tho station where he wa?
kept under cover until train time.
Father Gaspanick, paetor of the Slav
Catholic church, gaVS his people two
wagon loads of flour today and urged
them to stay out. He told them be had
received support from them when thev
wero at work, and now that they w r
ont of work he would reciprocate.
PniLIPSBCRO, Pa., Jano L Tbe
miner's relief committee today gave
out to tue miners in need near 1,000
sacks of flour. Tho strikers were
further tnconraged to hold out longer
by receiving money from tho hard
c al regions nnd the promise of more
after pay-day, June 10. They have a
soliciting cemmitteo at work in the an
The leaders are watch ing with in
terest the proceedings iu tho Punxsu
tawney district, whero the operators
aro building barracks. There is no
sign of a break iu this region among
the miners and no attempt at resump
tion by the operators
MOVE TOWABDS SETTLEMENT
Cleveland, o , June l president
Blair, of the Wheeling and Lake Erie
Coal company, of Toledo, has received
a dispatch from President McBryde, of
tho Mino Workers' assoaintlon, ad
dressed to tho committee of Ohio coal
operators, declaring the willingness of
the miners to confer with the opera
tors of Ohio, Pennsylvania and In
Mr. Blair ngros with President Mc
Bryde that a settlement of the strike in
those states would force the operators
of Illinois into lino and that the Con
solidated Coal company would not be
able to stop it settlement of the whole
Cleveland, 0 June l. a. G.
Blair, o: Toledo, pr"id-nt of tho
Wheeling and Lake Erio Coal com
pany, said last night that he had re
ceived a dispatch from President John
McBritle, of the Mine Workers' union,
addressed to the committee of Ohio
operator!, which he believes opsus the
way to a settlement of tho stnfo. Al
though he declined to show the
telegram ou the ground that it was ad
dressed to the committee, he said that
it declared tha willingness of the iniu
era to negotiate with the operators of
Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana.
an BZFBBT OPINION.
CHICAGO. 111., June 1. D. W. Vane
men, a coal operator of Pittsburg, is
stopping at the Wellington. He
ii of the opinion that tho min
ers' strike will never ba set
tled by any agreement between
the operators and men, Tuo object of
the miners' loaders iu Inaugurating the
Strike was to foroe tho mine owners
all over the country to recognize the
minors' organlaitlou. It was not so
much a strike for prices as for this
principle. The mino owners will never
com" to an Agreement for the roason
that such a thing is impossible,
He is of the opinion th it thi strike
will end itsdf naturally when tho msu
are compelled hy their nsOSSSitlsi lo
return to work. In the meantime tbe
strike is the best thing that Could have
happened to the coal mine owners, for
they are getting rid of all their eurplus
stocks and when thev do roaumo their
business will be brisk.
I'ana, Ills.. Juuo 1 As the working
miners came out of tho tniuo last evon-iiiL-
they were met near ths premises of
the coal companies and threatened by
strikers. Serious troublo Is again
DEPUTIES KEOAnniCll WITH DERISION.
Washington, Iud., Juno 1 A mob
of 1,000 striking miners from the min
ing camps of Divitjs county bai gato
ered at Cannellburg, nine miles east
of this city, determined to prevent the
transportation of coil through this
stato from the Kentucky fields to the
m irkots north of here, or from local
points outside of the Btate. Two
freight trains reached Cannallburg
today loaded with ooal, and were held
up and side tracked.
Sheriff Leming and twenty deputies
proceeded to Cannellburg. The miners
laughed at this small body of men.
Sheriff L"!uing came to Washington
and secured an injunction from the
court restraining the miners from In
terfering with tun proparty of the rail
road company. When he got to Can
nellburg with th" order of the court, tho
miners refused to allow Mm to road it.
The miiiers are orderly and say they
will nttomnt no violence, but wiil pre
vent the railroad company from carry
ing any coal through hero ns long as it
is within their power. Sheriff Leming
telegraphed Governor Matthews this
evening asking that the militia be
inON MILLS ARE CLOSED.
Johnstown, Pa., June 1. Notices
have been posted in the various purl a
of the Cambria Iron company's m -chunical
department, stoting that one
naif of tho employes wonld be suspend
ed indefinitely at once. The bessemer
steel works and blooming mill bnvo
also closed laying off five hundred men
About fourteen hundred men are
employed iu the mechanical depart
ment, and between six and seven hun
dred of that number wore suspended.
But ten men aro at work in the ma
chine shop, ten in the smith ebon, and
the carpenter shop is at a standstill.
None of the stonemasons are at work.
Scvoral of the rail mills and tbe
Gsutier department are running ns
usual. There are 283 men in the mill.
Tho billet mill will resums operations
ou next Monday morning and the steel
works and blooming mill will start
later in the week. The causo of the
cutting down of the fores in tho me
chanical department is that no coko
can be obtained.
steps toward eviction
PlTTSBUBO, Pa,, June' 1. The special
committee of ten r'prrsenting tho coal
op.-raiora of tho Western Pennsylvania
district it is said today will miet next
Wednesday for the purposo of making
Another effort to end the strike. It is
thought that this committee will, at
their meeting, take decisive steps, but
In what dlreotlou thev will lead, is not
clear! v outlinod. The first step towaid
evicting strikers to make room for new
men was taken yeaiorday by tho New
York and Cleveland G o Goal com
pany at their mines along tho Plumb
Two hundred nnl twenty-five people,
living In seventy bouses, have been
notified to vacate witiiiu tiftetn days.
TBE POINT BREEZE RACES.
Spring Meeting, of the Philadelphia
Driving Club Continued from
Philadelphia. Jnna 1 Tne nnri n fT
mooting of tuo Philadelphia Drivinir
club was continued todav nt Point
Breeze, and despite tho fact that the
'rack was stiil neavy, tho racing was
first class ;.ud good time was made. The
The first nice tin was Mm nnfinlahail
2 29 race from Wednesday.
i.. a. C-. , t .... n?i, if .
in mu iirsu iiuiii, iuaay minis a , was
a strong favorite, but the brown mare,
Kate, took the beat. The money then
went on Kato for tho second heat and
again the talent lost, Willis A. winning
easily the beat and r ce.
In the 2 la class Colonel Owens was
a strong favorite. Tiie opening heat
was won easily by St, Eimo, but in tho
next tWO bents Colonel Owens wn
first. The judges concluded that
Brawley, driver of St, Elmo, was not
trying to win and ordered him down
and put Ernst in his place. Tho last
heat of tiio race was a groat battl ft bj
tWeen Colonel O.v.-m and St. Eimo.
and the former only won by half a
In the 2 21 class there wore chven
starters and six heats wore trotted and
then darkness nut a stop to the strug
gle before any horse had won threo
heats. Scran ton Bello and J. M. i).
were strong favorites in the rao.
Today was to have been the conclud
ing day of the meeting but owing to
yesterday's postponement, the racing
will go on tomorrow.
NO : I M . WAS WASTED.
Swift Juitlce Overtaken iho Murdrjr of
a Youoc Girl.
HOHBB, Tenn., June 1 Yesterday a
negro named Frank Ballard. 18 years
obi, assaulted Miss Birdie Thomas, n
highly respected young lady, whilesbe
was returning home from a visit to
a neighbors. The brute failed to
accomplish his purposo nnd being
frightened by the girl's screams ho cut
her throat. Just nt this time and be
fore he could complete Ins bloody work
some ono sppeured and he ran away,
leaving tho girl iu a dying condition.
The alarm was promptly given.
Armed men took up the trail and
ran the miscreant to earth this after
noon. Without wasting any time they
banged him to the limo of a trco und
riddled his body with bullets.
BRIEF 31. S OF HOME NEWS.
Ou tWO counts for forging whisky ware
house receipts, W. H. Sutton was sen
teneed at LouiSVillO to twelvo years in
By a dose of morphine Philip W. Walter'
a St. L'.itis school janitor, committed sui
cide, his body being found iu a ditch.
Iu the absence of her parents, Mary
Bessler, aged IS, of East Ooleralue, Mass.,
wiih bi iiwlly assaulted by a tramp, who
By special request Mr. llayard will pre
sent the Uliieugo's officers at tho Prince or
Tho death of the popular matador, Es
nartero, limy result in tho abolishing ot
bull lighting in Spain
M. Leghant, Iiolgian minister to the
United Slates, was yesterday give l an au
dience by King Humbert.
M. Unpuy, the new French minister,
wns greeted with applause yesterday upon
untoliln ; the ministerial policy.
The pope, iu nn address to 5,000 pilgrims
yesterday, congratulated them upon their
tealty to tho church iu spite of the detrac
tions of tho enemies of Koine.
President Cnrnot has d.oratod James
Stokes, of Now York, as chevalier of the
Legion of Honor in recoguitiou of his ef
torts In the interest of tho Young .don 'a
Christian association of France.
In CJlorado aid at Points Further
North Still Submerged.
It Displays an Inclination to Enfold
the Country for Miles Around in a
Moist Embrace Situation in Pueblo
Is Practically Unchanged Serious
Damage All Along the Line.
Denver, Col., Juno 1.
THE Platte river went out of its
banks at, 11 o'clock last night
nnd continued to rise until after
daylight. SbantytOWn suffered
tho wort, over 500 poor people being
made homeless, It is in thu particu
lar the most distressing (1 ud in tbe
history of the city. The river is now
stationary, nn 1 as the rain has ciased,
the trouble is probably over
BOULDBB, Colo., Juue 1 All tbe
bridges for miles around wore carried
off by tho fearful flood that swept i ll
of the canon above hero last night.
The loss to proparty will exceed a half
million dollars. The little log built
town of Sunot, Copper Rock and S'
line are nninhabitatod and tho build
ings generally buried in the debris,
other camps were badly damaged. In
this city several nooses wore swept
away and the entire southern portion
of the town cut off from tho rest of the
city. Reports from ull tho mining
camps above, which aro meagre, indi
cate that tho work of destruction has
PUEBLO STILL BUBMBBOBD,
PtJEBLO, Colo., June L Tbe flood
has partly i-u sided, the water having
fallen IS feet. A few streets are pnssablo
for teams. The lowest ground is still
under water nnd it will bs ovur a week
before Hie water can be pumped utit.
Fountain creek has fallen two feet
since 7 o'clock this morning, but as the
approaobes to the bridges aro washed
away it is impossible to reach the east
sido. Tne list of missing reported so
far numbers 82, seventeen of which
are nearly positively known to have
It is believed that no bodies can bo
recovered until the sink holes have
been pumped out und that tho current
of tho rivor carried several bodies
downstream. Tlure nro ne.irlv 20.000
people in tuis city who have not slept
more than threo hours in the last
Spokane, Wash., Jnno 1, Further
particulars of the fbod whicn destroy
ed the town of Conconnnlly, Wnsri.,
have been received. A cloudburst oc
curred, increasing the already over
flowing streams in to n torrent, which
swept everything before it. Nothing
is left except parts of several barges.
W hen the flood was within a half mile
of tho town it was seen and every ono
fled to higher land.
BUSINESS DULL AT MANITOU.
Mamtou, Col.. June 1 Bubiuesi Is
practically suspended here, and hun
dreds of men aro working to save their
property. The stream from William;'
canon is lushing over Mineral Water
park, leaving gravel in place of grass.
Tons of earth hav- been torn from tho
pavilion ground. Dynamite has beon
used frefjusntly to demolish tiio gorges
whih formed, Tne namage to streets,
parks and private property Cannot now
be estimate I. Tno water is still rising.
Colorado SPBI508, Col . Juue 1.
Chicago creek and Clear creek are
carrying down telegraph poles und
trees on their torrents, and thousands
of dollars worth of proporty has been
destroyed. Many mines have been
iliodod, and tunnels have caved in.
Vancouver, B. C,,Janol. -Devastation
and lUin are tho only Words to express
tho awful calamity in the Frszer river
valley country. One hundred miles of
country have been devastated and the
end is not yet. Small mountain streams
have changed as if b- magic to roar
ing torrenle, bringing down thousands
of tons of snow to add to tho destroy
ing elements already included in tho
jnggernuut-like journey of debris. A
number of people are reported to have
been dro.vned, and scores of ranchers
in the valley have lost their all and
are fleeing for tiieir livos beforo the
lhod oi waters.
NIIUI0N3 FOH CHiROKiES.
Cutthroats Aie Swarming Into
Strlrj and Troublo Is Faired.
Tahlequah, I. T, Jnne 1. Treasurer
Starr arrived yesterday with $181,600,
tho first installment of the six millions
to bo paid tho Oberokeos by th" United
Stales governin nt for tiio Ohurok e
strip. Pnym-nts will begin June 14
and the money will be dispersed at
eight different points in the nation.
Trouble is b olted for, us tho nation
is full of cutthroais. Every precau
tion is being taken to guard the money
and protect tho people from robbery
aud mtir !er.
BREVETED FOR BRr.VEKY.
Colons! S. C. Maaon, of the Third In
fantry, Hcnorrdby War TJepurtinent.
St. PAUL, Juno 1. Coloner E C.
Mason, ot tho third infantry, com
mending Fort Snelliug, is in receipt of
his commission ns brevet brigadier
genoral, to date from Fob. 27, 1800, for
gallant and meritorious services against
the Itioiiins at th Lavabeus, Caiilot
nia, April 17, 1873, ami against tbe
Indians at Clear Water, Idaho, July 11
and 12, 1877. Colonel Mason hits quali
fied belore Colonel B irr.
YOUNG GIRL MUKOERED.
Found Partly Nude in a House In Omaha
A Qanck Dootor Under Arrest.
Omaha. Jnne 1 The partly nude
body or a young girl named Maude
Iiubel was found In a rear room in the
second story of No. 800 South Tenth
street lust night.
She had ben mining from her home
in South Omnhu siuce lust Saturday
night. Death was caused by a clot of
blood on the brain, caused by a blow,
Deceused was about 10 yoars old.
II THE WEST
She bad teen infatuated with a doeto'
named PntnuBt, and when she leli
home last Saturday, she loft a not.
saving that sue h id started to join him
at Jackmnville, Fla.
Siio bad been visiting the office of a
firm of local specialist. Horn sfio m ;
B hanger-on named Brown, who torn -lims
BSlumsd fin title of doctor.
Brown is under arrest, charged wiJ.
WB5T PCIr:T FX MINATIONS.
Th Annual Conmenc -m-oit Exercises It)
West Point, N. Y., Juno 1. Tho an
nual examinations nt the military
. oademy began today. The exam
iuatior.s continue from day to day
u itii finished.
Toe only exercises thnt took pier
today was the esoort of the colors an
ii grand review of the battalion Ol
cadets by the board of visitors thi:
SENSATIONAL DAMAGE SUIT.
The Iron Mountain lumd Sued for
lnre n Lady from n Train.
Little Rock. Juno 1. A sensation-.:
damage suit against the Iron Mountain
Railroad company was filed hero yes
terday by Miss Corn Moore, the daugh
ter ot ex Secretary of state F. B. .Moor .
The gronod was that sh w is put off:
a train as an improper character while
riding with her father, he living at the
time in another part of the train,
CLUB TO A BORDER MYSTERY.
Alma Walters, a Handsome Woman of
Twenty-eight Years, is Ar
rested on ciuspicion.
Fittsbuho.Pa , June l Alma Wall
ers, 28 years of ir,", and rather prepn -sessing
in appearance wns arrested t hi
morning upon telegraphic reque I
frym the chief of police of Wellsvlll .
O. The telegram charged the girl witl
murder. She acknowledge 1 that so
formerly resided In Wellsvllle but say
that she has r.ot boen there sine
Marob lo. She said she had not th
slightest idea of why she should be ar
rested, bed no knowledge of any
mnrder, and she certainly had not
committed such a crime.
It was ascertained this afternoon th' t
the woman is wanted as hu accessory
to tho murder of Lizzie Ewing, who
disappeared mysterionsly from her
home in Wellsvllle nhout a year ago
Last evening workmen opened a trench
through tho premise Where the mint
ing woman resided unearthed tho body
which was i Untitled be the clothinir.
Jess" McCrcggo.', a former lover of th
woni'in, was arrested, onarged with th
At tho time of tho mnrder AlmnWnl
tersjwas an inmate of the establishment
k-pt by Lining Ewing and is said to
have quarrelsd with her over the at
tentions of MoQreggor. McGrsgiror is
t!0 year of age and hns led a rookleaS
life. His father is arospected, well-to-do
The Wnlters woman siys her name is
Alma Richards and thnt her home was
at Meadville ontill 18'U
AGAIUST IMCOME T.".X.
Jw Yoikera Held an Enthusiastic
Meetintr to Protest.
New Yoke. Juuo 1. Tho business
men of N W York turned out iu greet
numbers J tonight at Carnegie Music
hall to protest against tne inooms tay.
Thu platform of the immense ball
wns thronged with representative citi
?ns, and if the enthusiasm displayed
tonight was any criterion of th-popularity
of the Income tux, the latter is r,
loomed measure. Speeches wero de
livered by a nnmber of prominent
business men. all ..i which were severe
dennnolattous of the proposed inoom -tux
Resolutions denouncing in strong
terms the proposed tax were adopt"'.
Tho following 'resolution! wero of
fered by unanimous vote of the ix.ee
Resolved, That wo rnll upon tho business
associations and organisations of the sev
eral cities of the Union to organize with
out delay by mast m "tings similar to our
own, to voice the protests of tho great
commercial Interests affected so injuri
ously by tho propuaed income tax.
WILLIE CROWING MODEST.
Declines to fp ! ; thu Oratorical E.igls
on July 4
Fulton, III., Jnno 1. Colonel W. C.
P. Breckinridge bus declined the invi
lation to deliver tbe oration here July
4, writing that urgent business at
Washington and the great dm ;nc to
Fulton prevents his accepting. Rev.
W. U. Norton says thesii iuvitiug
Colonel Briokluride havo seen t,imt his
coming would mi ot with determined
WILL WELCOME F3YE,
Pittoburs Populism ill Hearti'y Grout
PrrrSBOrtG, June 1 General Fry.-'s
army of the commonweal', which wn
scheduled to arrive iu Pittsburg todav,
bus cast aoohor nt Parkersbnrg W. Vs. ,
and will not reach this city before to
The indications are that tho locoal
Populists will give the army a right
It is stntrd on the best authority that
President Cleveland and Secretary ("ut-
dide have been in entire and perfect har
menv iu nil their actions iu regard to ; lie
Acting Secretary McAdcO today font
the house investigation committee copies
of the letters which passed between James
K. Wallace, the attorney tor the inform
ers and the nnv d epartlttent, which indi
cate that Decretory Herbert Is notpuly
willing, but anxious to have u congres
sional InVeatigatloU of the armor plate
If 1 Washington, June 1. Forecast
CLEAR s'"'l!'''!. SasUrv
eantjfsttnto. fair, tHgktiy
I I tparmer, aorMwsst aiads besom
' iiip iccjf. For llcvfcn, t'ciiiniil-
rania, fair, prsMOed by ruin in Hie sorfv
Ntoraino on la fufces, probata fair and
irarmsr Senda u, nortaiessl is mas beeeni-
I ing tecs;.
Four Great Specials
100 Dozen L?.d!o3' TnL
warranted ail Linen
and hand embroidsred,
11 CENTS EAC1
50 dozen Unlaundried
anteed hand embroid
ered and every thread
19 CENTS EACH
109 dozen Sheer Linen,
hem stitched, hand
2.85 P32 DOZEN
60 dozen assorted,scal
loped and hem stitched,
chiefs, reduced to
25 CENTS EACH
These four lines are the
greatest value ever shown in
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And Oitk-tannod Leather Belting,
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813 Spruce St., Scrantoi. Pa.
Lewis, Eelllj li Eavies
In. Russet Shoes.
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114 Wyoming Avo.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL,
We Examine Eyes
Frvo of t'liaroo. If a doctor
ia needed you are promptly
toltl so. Yv o also guarunteo
a perfect fit.
All SII.V. RIVARE and Damaged Gooda
at Arcade Fire will be sold at
go Per Cent. Below Cost
408 Spruce Street.
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