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srit ANTON. PA.. THURSDAY MOEHTNTCr. JUNE 21, 1804.
THE TRIBUNE HAS It LARGER BONA FIOE CIRCULATION AMONG SGRANTON BUSINESS MEN THAN ANY OTHER MORNING PAPER
Dramatic Escape of Large Force of Workmen
in a Burning Mine.
FOUR MEN LOSE THEIR LiVES
Many of the Others Are Suffocated
by the Blistering Heat and Dense
Smoko While Being Hauled Out of
Danger Thrilling Scenes and In
cidents as the Rescued Men
Emerge Mine Set on Fire by In
cendiaries. BlUMlNfiHAM, Ala., June 20.
FIKE wan discovered in tlio conl
mini's of tlie Mary L e Coal and
Railway company t Lewieburp;,
ton miles from Birmingham t
o'clock this afternoon. Tlio tiro broke
out 400 feet from the opening of tlio
miuo. One tanndrod men were at work
in the mine at tlio time, fifty of them
bein beyond the fire, their only way
of t-scape being through the ilsinee nutl
mnokc. Up to a lute hour tonight,
four dead bodioa h;ive boon recovered,
and many of thoso taken ont alive nro
prostrated from suffocation. Tho dead
nr as follows:
Jons Whaler, superintendent; leaves
widow ami several cnililren.
Q, W, Haskins, miner, aged about 40;
IcaTes a family.
Wii.i.iam Mi Kinsii:, aceil 10 years.'
An I'nknoun, white man.
When it beoame known that the
mine was on fire tho fifty men who
were Imprisoned began making efforts
to ?3cape. The greater part of I hem
were loaded into the tram cars,
which wore drawn through the flvnes
and smok by m.'anfl of wire cables as
rapidly as possible, Others took their
chances in making a du.sh through the
THE SITKMNTESDENT'S FATE.
Some got out alivo while others less
fnrtunato fell viotims to the smoko and
fire. Among the latter was Superin
tendent Wbalen, who died just as he
was brought ont. Tho work of rescne
went on for several hours and by dark
every man who was alive had been
taknn out of the mines.
Many of those brought out in the
tram cars wore suffocated, an the cars
had of necessity to bo drawn through
the smoko that filled the mine. A num
ber of physicians wore at the morith of
the mine as was also the entire popu
lation of the town of Lowisburg.
Moth"rs, wives and children were
wild with urief and it was with the
greatest difficulty that they were re
strained from daehing into the burning
mine In an effort to reaoue their loved
ones. As rupidly as the suffocated
miners were brought out they were
taken in hand by physicians and '(Torts
made to revive them, Four died of
suffocation, The others who were
prostrated will, it is thought, recover.
WAS SET ON EIRE.
Tho owners of tho mi:io are positive
that it was sot on fire. This mine had
recently started up with new labor,
having been closed down previous to
that on account of tho strike. There is
no cine to tho incendiaries.
The fire in the mine is still raging
at a furious rate. The fire depart
ment from Birmingham has been
lent to the place, and are now fight
ing the (limes. The fire b?gan in a
lot of refuse coal whro no
work wan beidg done. It was directly
in the man way, and had not one of the
men working in the mine discovered it
before it had trained great headwny.not
one of the fifty minors wonld have
escaped alive. The enrly discovery of
the fl miss enabled many to escape by
running through tho smoke. Those
Working far buck in tho mine were
notified as quickly as possible, but
when they arrived at tho fire they could
not pass and it was then that they were
loitdni in tram ram and drawn through
the snii'k" aiol 11 nns.
Lawyer V oltir All Consroittd,Ohnv(rd
with Emti-zzUnir Thousand!.
Philadelphia, June 20. On the
chargo of embezzling 44,760, Walter
D. Allen, a Well-known real estate
lawyer, waived a hearing and was sent
to Moyamensing prison in default of
$12,000, Allen's victims are Rev. John
Hefferman, pastor of St. Marx's Roman
Catholic church, Shoepnhead Itiy, to
the extent of $15,000; John Hamilton, a
well-known carpet mannf.'ictnrr of
this city, to the extent of $4,50. nnd
Thomas Earley, manufacturer of soap
in this city, to tho extent of $5,200.
Every effort bas been ramie by the
friends of the accused man, who hua
heretofore horno an excellent reputa
tion, to settle the matter outside tho
courts. Allen wae a man of steady
habits and was essentially a family
DEMONSTRATION OF STRIKERS.
Many Michigan Iron Minors Induced to
Iron-wood, Mlcb. , June 20. At 6
o'clock this morning 800 of the tank
ing mine employee met and formed in
line with the American flag at their
head and marched out of the city to
The Norrio was the first mine visited
and a few men at work there were
forced to qnit work. A number vis
ited East Norrie. Aurora, Pabst nnd
Newport mines in turn forcing all
men at work to qnit and not a pick,
shovel or drill is in nse at any of the
mines. The men then disbanded. An
effort will alio be made to operations
at other miues.
IN SUGAR SCANDAL LITIGATION.
Diligent Searoh Required Era Indict
ment. Oan Ho Framed.
Wabiiinoton, June 20. The expeoted
formal indictmonts of tbo newspaper
correspondents, Messrs. Shriver nnd
Edwards, were not banded into conrt
today by the grand jury.
Ioqniry wis made at the district at
torney's office as to the cause for the
delay in getting the cases before court,
and one of the officials roplied that as
no caso similar to these had been be
fore the office for years, diligent search
was being mi'de for information so
that the indictments might he drawn
up in such shape as to pass the criti
cism of tho court and of the counsel
for the defendant.
INCOME TfX LOWERED.
riff-r Wants to Tax Incomes Over II,-
000 Tor Tear.
WAKMiNiiTON.Jude. 20 A number of
amendmentn to the income tax feature
of the tariff bill, none of them of any
great importance, were submitted to
the senate this afternoon by Mr. Vest
in behalf of the financo committoe.
Senator Pefter also submitted nn
amendment of his own, which reduces
the minimnm income on which a tax
may be levied from 1 1,000 to $1,000.
SENATOR MITCHELL ON THE RACK
Close of Testimony Before the Sugar
Trust Investigating Committee.
Washington, June 20. Senator
Mitchol! appeared before the sug;ir
trust investigation committee this af
ternoon and answered all the "drag
net" questions in the negative.
The prospects are that there will be
no further testimony of importance
heard before tho sugar trust investi
WIMAN TO GoTollNG SING.
Judge Ingraham Imposes a Sentence
of Five Years and Six Months.
An Appeal Taken.
New YortK, June 20. After being
denied a new trial, today, Erastus
Wiman was sentoneod by Judge Ingra
h.im to five and one-half years in state's
prison. Theconrt.in passing sentence,
The only considerations by which I am
allowed to be swayed aro judicial consld
orations. In considering this, lot me lirnt
point out to you that tho objocf'of impos
ing a punishment upon you is not to hurt
you nor is it done to gratify Dun and iiis
associates. The object of the law is to deter
you and others, so far bb it may he possi
hie, from repeating this particular offonce.
The evidence showed that in your tran
sactions as manager of Dun's business you
repeatedly forged orders for tho purpose
of obtaining mouer, and you did this re
gardless of the legality of your
acts. Tho tact that in doing this
you violated the spirit of your
trust certaiuly does not palliate your
(Honse. It i claimed that you believed
you had a right to the money that you had
thus obtained. You certainly did hot
think that you had a legal right to it. Nor
can I believe that you ever roally thought
so. Tho letter which von wroto, though
you did it under tho advico of Mr. McFar
lamt as yUfl Iffige, is not In a way of b
man who thinks he acted in a way that
was not wrong. Tho jury recommended
you to mercy, and this recommendation
has due weight with me. Tho jury has
my sincere thanks for giving mo its "aid in
this matter, and for tho careful and pains
taking attention it gave to all of the pro
ceedings had before it and this court.
Mr. Winian for a moment looked bewil
dernd and then he sank heavily into his
chair, while ono of his sons took bis hand.
Ho seemed to recover almost instantly,
though, for turning to his son he smiled
faintly and expressed his gratification that
tho sentence had not bo'-n heavier. Judgn
Ingraham then explained to Mr. Wiinan's
counsel that by commutation for good be
havior this term could be reduced to three
years, eleven months and lifteon dnys, po
that tho prisoner could be set at liberty
in the spring of 18!W. For the purpose of
enabling the counsel for tho defense to
procure a stay, Judge Ingraham enirt he
would order tho sheritf to lot Wiman ro
main at the Tombs till Tuesday morning,
HOW THEV GOT EVEN.
Barred Out Churchmen Hold Services
on the Gram.
Lebanon, Pa .Tone 21 The board
of trustees appointed by the Esher
faction of the East Pennsylvania Kvan
irolical conference over Schuylkill
seininnrv at I rederkslmrg drove
to that institution today for
the purpose of holding their annual
mseting. The college is in the posses
sion of the Dnbs faction, who locked
the doors nnd refused to admit the
Thel latter then held services on
L. I. A S. CO'S. LEBANON RAILROAD.
$300,000 Interest Si-cured by Gr. D Col--
man for Company's Hem fit.
Lmt anon. Pa.. Jnne 20 Archbald
Rogors, of New York.is about to trans
fer his interest in tho Cornwall nnd
Lebanon railroad to O. Dawson Cole
man. Mr. Rogers holds about $300 -
000 of the capital stock, which Is a cou-
It is understood that Mr. Coleman
will support the Lackawanna Iron and
Steel company's interest.
THE STRIKE SITUATION.
Poles and linns are denied work at Pans,
Indiana miners will return to work at
the Columbus scale.
The Ohio miners' convention yesterday
voted down an solution to continuo the
strike, and adopted ono necepting tho
strike settlement, and ordering a resump
tion at once.
President MoBrlde, of tho National As
sociation of Aline Workers, will bo presout
at the special convention to be held in
Altoona next Monday. It is thought he
will declare the strike off.
''To prevent riot nnd bloodshed" was
why President Iiradley, of the I'hilipsburg,
Pa., miners' organization, countermanded
the order to resume work. The South
Fork minors disregarded his countermand.
The English speaking miners nt Wnlston,
Pa., are getting vurv nervous. Many of
them have nlrondy left. Two men, sus
pected of being tion -unionists, wore driven
out of Walston yesterday with clubs and
Btones. One man at Adrian, who had been
at work, was thrown out of tho window of
his honse nt 4 o'clock in the morning,
and came to town half dressed and terri
fied. MINOR NEWS NOTES.
Forty-six additional deaths from tho
plague have been reported nt Hong Kong.
Ex-Hcnator lllshop W. Perkins, of Kan
sas, died suddenly in Washington yester
day. The steamer Noath Abbey, of Swansea,
has been wrecked off Nash P int. The
captain and three sailors were drowned.
The sealing schooner Unga was lost by
being capsized In a storm off the Japanese
coast. The crew of ten men were drowned.
The Lexow Inquiry Into Police Complicity
Proceeds Without Interruption.
THE KNAVES ARE ON THE RUN
Croker's Flight Has Supplied the Tip
to Various Keepers ot Dens of Vice
and They Are Following Him to
Avoid Being Hauled Up in the
Senatorial Committee's Tightly
Woven Drng-Nct Another Day of
Agony for Tammany Bossism.
New York, June 20.
OREAT crowds of people gatherod
this morniug in the corridor
leading to the supreme conrt
room where the senate police in
vestigating committee holds itseeBsiou.
It was rumored that Police Justice
Patrick Divver would take the Btand
and deny the allegation made by the
bunco mau Clark that his sa
loon was used as a rendezvous
by tbe sang. Chairman Lexow
wanted to know if Mr. Goff heard
that Police Justice Divver denired an
opportunity to vindicate himself. Mr.
(Jolt said he had received no communi
cation to that effect Tho chairman
said that in the esse of Justice Roeech
'a precedent had been established and
Justice Divver sh'onld be accorded the
same privileges that were accorded
Justice Roesoh." Mr. Ransom sug
gested that perhaps Justice Divvor waB
more deliberate than Justice Rneicb,
whereupon Senator O'Connor remarked
that the discretion of Justice Divver
was to bs commended.
Several women who claimed to be
"house keep rs" were placed on the
witness stand this morniug, and gave
testimony indicating that money had
been paid to the police for protection.
The hist of these wns Ida L Morton.
Sho had seen Lucy McCarthy, who con
ducted a disreputable honse on West
Forty-ninth street, pay a ward man
$i0 and promise to "make it all rignt
with tbe captain," mianing the polico
captain. Ada Clinton, of West Twenty
eighth street, admitted having been ar
rested, but eonld remember no bribery
of the police. Other testimony of sim
ilar character occupied the greater part
of the day.
GBOKBB'S FLIGHT THIS Tir.
One of the stirring features bronght
out at today's hearing was the foot
that soon after Richard Croker nn
nounood his resignation from Tam many,
several keepers of prominent
dens of vice got their belongings in
readiness for the taking of a vacation
at short notice, and no sooner was the
news of Croker's flight heralded than
the iuh jority of theso well dressed raos
dames and portly men about town
suddenly found ont that urgent busi
ness required their immediate atten
tion at various places remote from this
eity. This may bare been merely a
co incidence; if so, it is suggestive.
WHY CROKER RAN AWAY.
Ingenious Theory Supp led by a
WaBHTHTON) Jnne 20. In tho course
of a long expose of trolloy scandals at
the capital and elsewhere the News
says: ''Mr. Croker cot over $1,000,000
of his money out of the Huckleberry
railroad, and he went abroad to avoid
investigation, not. into his connection
with polico corruption in New York,
but investigation into New York street
railway legislative corruption in Al
bany. Two years ngo United Scutes
Senator Edward Murphy and his fol
io wen, as they do now, owned the
overhead trolley lines of Albany nnd
Troy, They sought to enter Now
York city. They bad pasted by
tho legislature. a charter for
what is known HI tbo 'Huckleberry
Rond. ' This line runs in upper New
York through the annexed district,
above the Harlem river. Mr. doker's
influence was necessary to obtain
needed legislation from the hoard of
aldermen of New York. The roud
wanted to get down town and had to
have permission from the looal author
ities to do so. Croker wns boss. He
camo high, but they were obliged to
get him under contrset, for without
his political null they were powerlesa.
For his influenco in this matter the
Huckleberry road gave Croker $500,000
worth of its securities. Liter on he
demanded and got more.
"This combination, from which
Croker got $500,000, included 'Tony'
Hrady, the Albany millionaire; Sena
tor Murphy and an I a number of Hud
son river country Democrats. While
they were trying to get down town in
Now York a Philadelphia ?yndlcite
had quietly been securing the railway
lines in the heart of the city. They
own today every lino in Now York,
except those ou Second, Third,
Fourth and Eighth avenues, At
first these two interests sought
to co-operate. The Philadelphia crowd,
however, has a powerful political pull
in New York and they wanted to flint
bonds more than they did influence
with local enthusiasts Croker was no
gffod for this work. Ilo could muke a
poor devil of an alderman voto, but he
could not make him buy bonds. Owin
to this situation tbe syndicate ignored
Croker, got the upper hand of the
Mnrpny combination, secured a foot
hold in the ciiy, and is today not only
blocking the Huckleberry Voad from
gettting down town, but has a scheme
to enter its very territory.
ANARCHIST PRENC) ERGAST OBJECTS.
Takes Exception to Hie Counsel and Is
Removed from Court.
CHICAGO, III,, Juno 90. The proceed
ings that aro to determine the sanity
or otherwise of Patrick E Prendergnst,
couvioted of the murder of Mayor Har
rison, commenced this morning before
.Indite Payne. Trio conrt honse was
crowded to suffocation. Several days
may be ocoupied in securing a jury.
After tbe examination of prospective
jurors had commenced Prendergast be-
como obstreperous, lie objected to the
questions put by counsel to the mem
bers of the venire, declared that he was
able and willing to plead for himself,
and otherwise made himself so objec
tionable that Judge Payne was com
pelled to order his removal from lh
court room. He was taken back to
jail muttering itnprocations and strug
gling with bailiff'.
FIGHTING HEREDITARY LORDS.
Stirring Resolutions Adapted by Briton
Who Oppose the Peers.
London, Jnno 20 The anti-Lords
conference, which was organized by
the National Liberal Federation, was
formallv opened in Albert hall, Leeds.
today, in the presence of 2,000 delegates
uid auditors. The conference was
called to order by Spenoe Watson, who
in bis opening speech declared that the
attitude of the house of lords was un
bearable. Mr. Watson iusisted that
the ultimate sovereignty of the empire
must rest with the people thereof. He
then moved tbe first resolution, which
is as follows:
That tho powor now exercised by tho
house of lords to mutilate and reject meas
ures pnssod by the roproiiontativos of tlio
people in the house of commons has been
systematically used to defoat roforms, is
luocnsistent with the right or froe, popular
i elf government, and bhould ceaso to ex
The resolution was then adopted.
The second resolution was then moved
by tbe chairman, as follows:
That tho meeting call upon the govern
ment to introduce a measnro for tho aboli
tion of the lord'j veto power, by providing
thnt whenever a bill passed by the com
mons Bhall bo nltered or rejected by tho
lords, tho samo bill may ho ro-afllrmed by
the commons, with or without such altera
tion, be subject only to roynl assent, and
theroupon become law.
Mr Labouohero movod a substitute
declaring that the lords ought to be
abolished, boing useless and dangerous
and domanding that tho government
introduce a bill for tho abolition of the
honse of lords. In his speech support
ing his substitute Mr. Labouchere de
clared that so long as hereditary legis
lators existed self government was a
farce. Tho original resolution was car
ried, as was also the third resolution
which declares: " That the raeetinit as
sures the governor nt of the resolute
support of the party in any steps that
may be deemed necessary to enforce
the passage of this great constitutional
MORE DEMOCRATIC HARMONY.
Rival Factions in I hiladelphla Shoot
and Carve Etich Other.
PuiLADKU'iiiA, June 20. Dnring n
general row tonight betwocn two rival
factions of the Democratic party of tho
Third ward at Eleventh and
f!siAnne streets, five men wore
hurt with bullets, knives and
clubs. The fight occurred between ad
herents of Select Councilman Harry
Hunter, and ex-Seleot Councilman
Peter Monroe. Hunter recently de
feated Monroe for councils and bBil
blood has since existed between the
Some of Hunter's men were nc
qnitted in court today of fraudulent
election practices, and the victory was
celebrated by a parade tonight. The
jubilant paraders marched through
Monroe's division nnd the Monroe men
objected nnd a vigorous battle followed.
Revolvere.clubs and knives were freely
used and only the arrivnl of the polico
upon the sceno put a stop to the hos
tilities. None of the injured men were
SOME ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS
Reciiv-:d for St. Luke's Summer Home
and Free Outing
Since last report the following con
tributions have boen received for Saint
Luke's Summer Homo and Free Outing
for Women and Children: H.J. An
derson, $10; Everett Warren, $10; Mrs.
W. E. Allen, "; J. Cordeanx, one bar
rel of (lour, value $5; total. $80. Pre
viously acknowledged, $157.05; total,
About $500 will bo rrquired, nnd as
the benefits of tho charity aro not llfn
ited to people of any particular re
ligious belief, contributions are in
vited nnd would be most thankfully re
ceived from any who wish to lighten
the burdens of those less fortnnatu than
Contributions may ho sent to Rev.
Rogers Israel, rector of the parish, or
to William A. Avery, chairman of the
committee on general charities, or to
A. IX Holland, master of the guild.
A NEW RACE TRACK
M the Popular Summer Rtsort, Laurel
Ground hns bean broken nt Lanrel
Hill park and a new quarter of a mile
truck been almost completed in this
handsome and well equipped pnrk by
tho Caledonian clnb of this oity for the
purpose of holding their annual games
on the Fourth of July. A grand stand
will also bo bnilt to accommodate the
public. From present indications these
uamvs will be a gratuler success this
year thnn ever.
A large number of tha local sports
nro now iu active training for the 100
yards race, nnd the beat runners in the
country have siitnlfied thoir intention
of entering tho five mile race,for which
$100 in priz -e nro offered. There will
also bs two half mile races, one mile
rnco, sack races, and in faet races
galore. The usual field sports will be
qually well uttouded to, nnd there is
ooubt that the greatest number of
Fourth of July pleasure seekers will
rush for Laurel Hill psrk, where there
is lots of shnde, swings and other
amusements of all kinds.
LILLIAN RUSSELL IS ILL.
And Naue-hty Ferualnl Bail Away
Without One Tender Farewell.
Nk.w Yohk, June 20 Lillian Rus
sell is lying ill at her home in this eity.
Her Illness follows upon a critical sur
gical operation performed last Monday.
She is permitted tosee no one, and will
not be wholly out of danger, according
to bor physician, Dr. McKernnn, for
ten days or two weeks.
Her husbnnd, Slgnor Perugini,
sailed for Europe ou the American
liner New York this morning. Ho did
not inform bis wife of bis intended departure.
TO THE FIENDS
This Glorious Democratic Administration of
Ours Finally Frees Cigarettes.
THE REVENUE TAX KNOCKED OUT
On Motion of Mr. Jones, the Mill
Impost on Each Little Cylinder 13
Generously Waived, and Another
Great Revonue Reform Triumph
Is Thus Scored Up to the Credit of
the Party of Hallowed Consecration.
Other Changes in the Sugar Trust's
Wasiiinoton, Juno 20.
THE progress mado by the
senate today in tho way of get
ing through the tariff bill might
almost, he called phonomenal.
Beginning at 10.30 a. m. on the 118th
page of the bill, it had reached, in five
hours, the 135ih pago. Then, at one
jnmp. and with hardly an impediment
or objection, 45 more pages were wiped
out, und all the administrative suotious
of the bill were eliminated.
When the tariff bill was laid before
tbe senate tho pending question was
the paragraph placing salt on the free
list. Mr, Pi Her, Kansas, moved to
strike tho paragraph from the tree list
and to put salt ou the dutiable list at
the rats of five cents per hundred
pounds. The motioi was rejected
yeas 24, nays 33. No salt remains on
the free list.
Paragraph Oil "all sngars" having
been reached, and the amendment of
the finance committee being to strike
it out, Mr. Aldricb, (Rhode Island),
demanded the yeas and nays, saying
that he wanted- to know who wns In
favor of freo sugar and who not. The
paragraph was struck out yeas 33 ,
ntiys 22. Two Populist senators (Allen
and Kyle) and one Ropablican (juay)
voted with the Democrats to Strike out
Mr. Hale moved to strike out para
grnphs 074 to CS3, placing timber in its
various forms on tho free list ; tho mo
tion whn defeated. Yeas, 19; nays, 31.
Mr. Allen moved to insert as a now
paragraph "lumber of any sort, planed
or finished." Alter some colloquy, he
withdr-w it and moved to add to para
graph 07G, "sawed boards, plank, deaU
and other lninbor" the words, "rough
CHANDI.rcn ATTACKS ALLEN.
At this point an nttack was made by
Mr. Chandler, Now Hampshire, on the
Populist senator from Nebraska, Mr.
Allen, whom he accused of "bargain
ing" with the Democratic majority.
He wanted to know, and he asked
with hitter sarcasm, whether the tran
saction might ho considered as closed,
and, it not, when the senator from
Nebraska would be "entirely fore
clos;d." Mr. Allen denied that there
was any bargain, gave it ns his opin
ion that Mr. Chandler, when ho madi
his insinuation, knew it to be uutrue
and roferrod to tho senator from Now
Hnmnehire as a "man performing the
role of a bnbboon. Mr. Allen s amend
ment was adopted: Yeas, 20; nays, 21.
Mr. Allison. Iown, tnovd to add to
paragraph 070 as amntided, tho words
"except boards, planks, deals and other
lumber of cedar, lignum vitae, lance-
wood and all other cabinet woods Mr
Jones ussented to the amendment and
it was aureod to.
Paragraph 886, placing raw wool on
the ff o list, was amended so as to
road: "All wool of the sheep, hair of
the camel, alpaca and other like am
msls. and all wool and hair on the skin
noils, yarn waste, card waste, bur
waste, stubbing waste, roving waste,
ring waste nnd all waste of rags com
posed wholly or in part of wool." Tbe
proviso at the end ot the paragraph as
to wheu it should take effect was
OIOARBTTH ATI! FREID,
Tho paragraph In section 53 for an in
ternal revenue tax of $1 a thousand
on cicarettes was, on motion
of Mr. Jones, struck out of
the hill. At this stage ot the
consideration of the bill, it was sug
gested by Mr Hoar that on account of
theintenso heat, and of the fatigue of
tho senntors the income tax rections (a
few pages further on) should be
allowed to go over till tomorrow.
The proposition was nssented to.
Notices of Amendments wero given
by Senators Pefler and Hoar; the for
mer for a graduated income tax, and
the latter to exempt the compousation
of United States judgdes from the tax
Mr. Hill gave notice of his purpose of
addressing the senate tomorrow iu op
position to the income tux. And then
at 4 15 the somite adjourned,
WORK IN Till! HOUSE,
Another day was devoted by the sen
ate to the consideration of the anti op
lion bill after determining by unani
mous consent to close the debate with
adjournment tomorrow, the vote on
the bill and pending amendments to be
taken nt tho morning hour on Friday.
A senato joint resolution agreed to, di
recting a survey to be made of the har
bors of Dulnt'i and Superior with n
view to making them a uniform depth
of 20 feet.
SOUTH SIDE SiWER ORDINANCE
Will ProbablV He Introduced bv Coun
ollmnn J. F. f;chwnk Toniuht.
Solect Councilman John F. Schwenk,
of the Eleventh ward, is preparing an
ordinance which, if readv, he will in
troduce nt tonight's meeting of the
select council. In caso it Is not ready
in tirao to bo presented tonight it will
be held over nnd brought up at the
meeting of common couneil next
Thursday uight by Robert Robinson,
of the same ward.
The provisions of the ordinance re
late to the building ot a aewer in tho
Eleventh, Twelfth and Nineteenth
wards. Mr. Schwenk will seek to
have it amended if it meets with op
position from tho members of tho two
last namod wards.
In an interview with Seleot Council
man C. W. Westpfahl, a TmnuNB re
porter found ont that he does not favor
soweriug at present. His constituents,
he states, are not in favor of sewers,
Hnd that speaks for tbe grounds of hie
His eollengue, P. J. Hiekoy, has put
himself on record by his vote in tho
council antagonistic to sewers There
fore, it tho couneilmon from tho
Twelfth and Nineteenth wards should
oppose Mr. Schwenk's ordinance, he
will ask to provide for the Eleventh
separately, because it is his belief that
a large majority of the property hold
ers ot that ward desiro to Bee tho meas
ELKS GAMBOL BY THE SEA.
The Atlantlo City L idire Is Very Largely
Atlantic City, N. J., Jnne 20 Four
more delegates arrived this afternoon
from Jamostown to attend the thirty
first annual session of the benevolent
Protective Order of the Elks, making
here now 100 delegates, representing
seventy-seven lodgus, of 11,447 Elks,
ono-hulf of the number In the world.
This number answorod roll call nt this
CbangeB in tho c )nstitution and by
laws took up most of the time this
afternoon, though several committee
reports wero handod in. That ou
grievances stated that the editor of
Social Session, the organ of the order,
bad been illegally deposed, as wero also
the three trustees. Tho opinions of
Messrs. Foran and Griffin on the ille
gality of the Jamestown convention
The sestiou refused to allow district
depntlos compensation for attendance
at tho grand lodgo sessions, and re
versed Seattle's lodge's ousting of
Samuel Martin, re-admitting him to
COMMENCEMENT AT B'JCKNELL,
Enjoyable Exercises by the Various
College Societies Enliven an Occa
sion of Much Interest.
frr'cml fo the Scrnnlnn Tribune.
LewisbDRG, Pa., Juno 20. Tbo forty-fourth
annual commencement ot
Huckuoll university was tho largest in
tho history of tho institution. There
were graduated in all 60. Eighteen of
these graduates were from the ladi
institute, six from the school of rausl ,
thirteen from Buoknell academy an I
thirty from the college.
At the Commencement mooting of
the corporation six new trustees were
elected. Prof. W. C. Martin, A. M.,
Buoknell preparatory school, was elect
ed to fill the chair of kgic in the col
lege, and also to officiate as librarian,
Dr. T. E. Edwards of tho University ot
Chicago was elected to fill tho position
left vaoant by Prof. Martin. The ti n -tees
albo voled to act jointly with tie
alumni with refcronco to the direct re
presentation on the board from tho
latter body. A post-gradnato coins;
awarding tha degree of mast 'r of arte
in one year was established, and work
will he pursued in this department this
year for tho first time by five member
of tho graduating claps.
The degree of doctor of divinity wi s
conferred on Rev. J. K. Dickson, ol
Philadelphia, and Professor Milton (1.
Evans, of Croier Theological Semin
ary, Chester. At a mooiing of th
Alumni association the following offi
cers wore elected: Preiidem Hon. ,
M. M.-Cluro; vice presidents, Dr. Wil
liam Freer, Ernest L. Tustln; secre
tary and treasurer, W. O. Oweus.
The oratiou before the literary socle
ties was 'delivered by Rev. Cortlan-i
Meyers, Brooklyn, The oration befoi
the college alumni was delivered by
Rev. E. M. Brftwley, D. D., Peter?
hurt?, Va., snd the or.;tiou of the c!
of '94 was deliv red by Rev. F. M.
Qoodehild, Philadelphia. Decennial
re unions of the clr.snes of '51, '01, '71
and '84 and the twenty fifth reunion
of the class of 'Oil wero held. Com
mencement closmd today with the cor
poration dinner which was held at
Buoknell hall, and was largely at
tended. James R. Hugos, of tbis city, gradu
ated from the collegiate department;
MiBS Mabel Cullender and Miss Alice
Lillibridge, of Olyphant, graduated
from the Buckuoll Ladies' Institute,
Miss Lillibridge was awarded a prise
for excellence in literature.
UNION MEETING FRIOftV EVENING.
It Will Be Held in th . Elm Park In. E.
The Christian community of Rcranton
will not need to be reminded of t! i
union meeting at tbe E'm park Metho
dist church ou Friday ovening cf this
week, when Major Whittle, eminen; in
evangelist work, will address them on
the gospel tent work Inaugurated In
Wilkes-barre, and which will bii con
dncted through this valley nud con
cluded in Scran ton In September.
The groat tent seats about Ihiv
thousand people, and, rain or shine, il
is thronged with eager lletnors to the
preaching of Major Whittle and the
inspiring singing uf young Mr. Wliee
don, whoso care t b-ts boon m.iqu .
Until recently he was pursuing opera
tic studies in Now York, but his ro
cent conversion has led bun to devote
his life nnd his rriiinrknhiy beantiiul
voice to the service of Christ.
TI'.EV ORE SOLDIER POLICEMEN.
The Work of I'erfeotlnir Officers in Mil
Yesterday was policemen's drill day
nnd the officers were instruoted In com
pany forms Hons and in ivements nt the
armory by Smibirv Offioer Burke. The
men will be drilled each Wednesday
afternoon until the inspection by the
Among those who nro eonvorsn!
with military tactics are: Bereeant
Dieter, Sanitary Ofiicer l'urk, Officers
Moir, Day, Black ami Perry. These
men have br-en partlonlnrlr useful In
assisting in tquaa drill and by t!:eir
knowledge facilitating tho work gener
ally. WEATHER FORECAST.
cLEARi Wasiiinoton. .luno Ka Forecast
I I for Tlnusddj: or Exutern
Pmnsy'vaafa. gennally fair,
cant invrrf high trmpcrature,sonth
J v U J I
We have received from our man
ufacturer some special jolt lota of
MUSLIN UNDERWEAR All
perfect goods at cut prices. Tlio
quantity is limited and cannot be
10 dozen Gowns, solid embroidered
yokes, at 98c. each.
6 doziii Gowns, aborted, at $1. 19.
10 dozen Skins, with 5 tucks, 62c.
6 doz. Plain Skirts, cambric ruffl,7jeh
B doseu Muelin Skirts, fl-inch embroid
crud rnfti?, at $1.
10 dozen Drawers, embroidered ri'ffb,
10 doc 11 Misses' Gowns, embroidered
yoke, 75 and 85c.
0 dozen Infants' nnd Children's Wbite
Dresat. 65c. up
ALSO, SPECIAL JOB LOTS OF
LADIES' AN J CHILDREN'S
49, 75 and 93c.
510 and 512 Lackawanna Ave.
Wholesale anl Retail,
H. A. Kingsbury
313 Spruce l-treet.
Lewis, Reilly & Davies
In Russet Shoes
LEWIS, RElLLU DAVIES
11 A. WttAMinfl A ita
J. x jf villi nfUi
Wholesale and retail
Suiiablo for Wedding and
Finest line of Silver Belt
Buckles, Veil Clasps and
Other Novelties in the
RT Watch for OPENING DAY AN
NOUNCEMF.NT, A Sonvenir Pros
out given FREE to every lady caller,
if you buy or not.
f. j. mm
. 408 Spruce Street.
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