The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, August 03, 1894, Image 1

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Twenty Thousand Chinese Troops Are March
ing Upon Seoul.
The Emperor of tho Flowery Kingdom
Orders His Warriors to Root Out
the Pestilential Japs Uncle Sam
Will Protect Subjects of Eoth Coun
tries in Unhealthy Ports Russia
Continues to Make Threats Chi
nese Coasters Raise the American
Copenhagen. Aug. 2.
T is offleially announced hero that
the Chinese northern fljot, con
sisting of thirteen vessels, has loft
Cbefoo for Korea. It is added
that a buttle between the Chinese and
Japanese may be very shortly ex
pected. London. Aug. 2 A dispatch to the
Times from Shanghai says that re
ports received there from foreign otti-c-ials
at S-oul, the capital of Korea,
Bay the Chinese, tinder General YiS,
on Sunday lust defeated tho Jnpanes
forces near Asan. It U added that the
Japanese withdrew to Sjonl.
Twenty thousand JIaueburian Chin
ese troops have crossed the Korean
frontier and are marching upon SjouI.
t. Petersuuiio, Aug. 3. It i3 ofli
cially announced that Hunsia, desiring
a settlement of the war between China
and Japan, will act in couip'.eto accord
with Great Britain in un tllort to st
cure an Immediate solution of tho diffi
culty. Fuiling this, Russia will not al
low any power to take eve u parliul pos
session or Koreu.
Yokohama, Aug. 2. Tho Chinese
minister at Tokio has demanded bis
passports. Tho Chinese residents in
Japan are being placed under tbo pro
tection of the United States legation.
Shanghai, Aug. 2. An official tele
gram received here from Tien Tsin
says that in tho battles fought July 27
and July 23 at Yashun, the Japanese
were repulsed with a loss of over 2,000
Tien Tsin, Aug. 2. The emperor of
China bus issued a manifesto in re
sponse to japan's declaration of war.
The manifesto declares that the em
peror accepts tho war which Japan has
thrust upon him, and orders the vice
roys and commanders of the imperial
forces to "root these pestilential Japan
ese from their lairs,"
Tbe emperor throws the whole blame
for the shedding of blood upon the Ja
panese, who. he asserts, are fighting in
an unjust cause.
Tht emperor has expressed a desire
to come to Tien Tsin in order to he
near the center of interest, but Viceroy
Li LInng Chang is opposed to the move
ments on tho ground that Tien Tsin
does not afford suitable accommoda
tions for his majesty.
A council of war wasbeld here today.
Afterward the viceroy told tho repre
sentatives of European powers that he
was confident of the ultimate defeat of
the Japanese,
lie had no fears of au attack upon
Taku, nstbo garrison there had been
strongly reinforced.
Shanghai, Aug 2 Although the
treaty ports are exempt from hostilities
during the war, tin precautions taken
to block the Yang Tse-Klang have ren
dered navigation unsafe except in
broad daylight. Tho lights at entrance
of river hve bean removed and many
torpedoes nave been lata.
The Cbiuet Htenuior plying between
this port itnd King Poo has hoisted the
British flair. lu Smith audCass local
Chi''Kd coasters have raised the Amer
ican fl ig.
Washington, Aug. 2. A telegram
bas been reeuve.i at tho Japanese le
gallon from lokio stating thnt the
good cfikea tondered by the United
States havo been accepted to the ex
tent that Japanese subjects iu China
ports will be under tb protociioa of
the American flag, as will also Chiuese
lubjectB iu Japanese porta.
But the Brewary Reoeivor Wouldn't Re
oeive Her Bulla'.
Cincinnati, Aug. 1. Mrs. John
Kauitmau, wife of the well known
brewer, attempted to shoot Emil
Schmidt, tbe receiver, who has charge
of the plant in front of the place ou
Vine street, at noon today. Yesterday
iiauuman sued ms wife for divorce,
charging cruelty, neglect, etc. This
morning she called at the browery to
see her husbnnd, and was ordered off
tbe premises by Mr. Schmidt. About
noon Schmidt and his 12-year-old sou
Artnur, lert me Drewery for home.
Just as Schmidt placed his fnnt nn
the step of bis buggy to entor, he was
Biarnou ty a cry irom ms son, "Look
out. father, that woman is irninr? tn
shoot you." Schmidt whirled at onae
to learn bis danger, but would have
been too lute had not the weapon held
by Mm. Kauffman missed fire. Th.i
receiver grappled with the woman and
only disarmed ber after a desperate
struggle. An of!lcr was called and
Mrs. Kauffman was placed under ar
Mrs. Kauffman blames Schmidt for
most of ber domestio troubles. Slio
admitted that she intended to kill
Schmidt, saying that she was so angry
ana excited that sue naa no control
over herself.
Honorable Discharges Granted and Set'
lfrnatlone Received.
Harmsburq, Auk. 2. Orders have
been issued from National guurd bead
quarters honorably discharging the fol
lowing officers.
Captain Barclay Harding Warbur-
ton, aide-do camp First brigade, re
signed; First Lieutenant Douglass S.
Fister, Company G, Fifth regiment
resigned; Second' Lieutenant Robert
Shoemaker, jr., adjutant of the Second
regiment, resigued; Second Lieutenant
James Ramsey Burnside, Company H,
Tenth regiment, resigned; First Lieu
tenant William B. Uowplund, quarter
master, Eighth regtmont, resigned.
The Victim of a Tar and Foathen Soirae
Disregarded a Subposna.
Colorado Springs. Colo.. Aug. 2
An attachment has been issued foil Ad-
utant General Tarsney, who bas dis
regarded a subpoena to appear before
the grand jury us a witness.
lie will be brought from Denver
nder arrest on his return from Kan-
as City, where he went to identify ex-
Deputy Sheriff Joseph Wilson, who is
aiu to nave oeen tne leader or tne
gang that tarred and feathered him.
Counterfeit Tan Collar Notes That D:fy
Washington, D. C, Aug. 2 Tho
mast dangerous of counterfeit United
States money discovered for years is
anuouueed from the treasury dopaat
ment today. Bscause it is so difficult
of detection from the genuine uote tho
counterfeit is described in minute do-
tail, by tbe secret service in order to
put the public upon its guard.
The counterfeit 14 or tue 10 legal
tender note, series of 1880, check letter
I, face platw number S'-JjO, back plate
umber 2292, signed by W. S. Rose-
crans, register; J. V. Hyatt, treasurer,
and bearing a portrait of Wi b t r and
large round red s ml.
Senator Chandler Sueeests That
Search Light Bo Thrown Upon
the Whitney Syndicate.
Washington. Ann. 2. Senator
Chanuler (Hyp. N. H.) occupied an
hour and a half today in a statement of
the reasons why ho had off-red and
why tbe senato should should adopt
his resolution for an investigation of
the history of tho Dominion (J-ial com
pany of Nova Sootiaiu connection with
assurances that the tariff duty of 75
cents a ton on coal would be removed
by congress. He quoted from tho pros
pectus of the company to show that
that was the principal inducement to
help out the sale of its stock and bond.
Ho gave the names of Mr. Whitney.
of Boston ; Frank Jones, of Now Hump-
hire, and John iu Russell, of Massa
chusetts, as officers or representatives
or tne company, ana spoke or the lat
er gentlemen as one of the president s.
inn Kitchen cabinet advisers who
hd been consulted ' as to the famous
Wilsou letter, aud who had been loud
n his declarations, about the hotels
and in the railroad cars,
If the m-eiident would Insist on free
coal be thought that such a statement
of facts not only justified, but required
the proposition tor an investigation.
There were interruptions of Mr, Chand
ler's speech, but there was no reply
made to it, and Mr. Hill, (Dem., N.Y.),
moved to lay the resolution on tiie
table. The motion was rejected yeas
10, nays 30. The resolution then went
to tbe calendar, and can only be
Drought coioro me senato again on a
motion and by a majority vote.
Mr. reffer the Populist senator from
Kansas, was the sponsor for a bill con
ceived and prepared by the representa
tives ot "the United states Industrial
army, "now encamped near Washing
ton or on its march to the capitol, un
der the terms or wincb the secretary
of war is to inaugurate a system of
public improvements that will furnish
employment to all United Stutas citi
zens who may apply tor it at the me
dium wages of $3 a day, and the secre
tary of the treasury is tn provide
fund by the issue of $250,000,000 in
treasury notos.
A bill for the exclusion of anarchists
was reported from tho committee on
immigration and was placed on the
Mlzod in a Striko and Sow Takoi Med
lclni from the Courts.
Paterson, N. J., Aug. 2. Robert
Seidol, tho Hamilton avenue saloon
keeper who took nn active part ia the
recent labor strike, was found truiKy
today upon tho charge of sending
threatening letters to William Strange,
the silk manufacturer, and also to
Jacob Weidimn, president of tho Wcid
man Silk company.
ihejury was out forty minutes.
MUcroants Attempt to Rob tho Qrave
Andrew Johnson
Nashville, Tenn.. Aun. 2. An at
tempt was luaCo last night to rob tho
grave or rresiuont Andrew Johnson at
tbe Hermitage, near this city.
Tbe gnome ctug aowu several feet at
the head of the grave, but seemed to
have been frightened away before thev
accompiisueu tneir designs. The evi
donee of their work was discovered
this morning.
In a mine hole at Shenandoah, Michael
Durisu was drowned by bathlug.
A train near Ltanian olace ran ovor and
killed A. J. Young, of West Chester.
The body of nn infant, that had been
strangieu, was iouuu Dy miners near oua
Attempting to mount a moving train at
Centralia, Thomas Hngerty fell and lost
bis life.
Fallintr from a froicht train at Snydor-
town, Conrad J. Koch, a Beading omyloye,
nail a leg cut on ana may ate.
Water burst into the St. Nicholas col
liery, flooding tho lower section of tbe
mine and making 0U0 bands idle.
Although she carried in linr arms two
DaDies, Mrs. Mary iiarkus, or South Beth'
lehem, was jailid at Easton for larceny.
seized with cramps while bathlug at
Chester, Young Harjy Dranstleld. was
drownd, his oompanion b.-iug unable to
save uiw.
The resignation of Captain Barclay H,
MBi-curiou, or rannaelplila, as aid on
uenoral Hchall's staff has beou received at
The sheriff yesturday closed tho grocery
aiuro ui iinuKl a. ,vans, 111 juugstou, on
nuiuoor or executions hold oy home ore.
tutors, me imuiuties aud assets are un
known at present.
Catholic Total Abstlnenca Union in Session In
St. Paul.
The Recent Ruling of the Papal Le
gate on Bishop Wattcrson's Letter
Will Come-Up for Consideration.
Officers of the Society and Com
mittees Selected Scranton Man
Honored with a Position on One
of the Committees.
Flicciallo tht Scranton Tribunt.
St. Paul, Minn., Aug, 2.-
IIE twenty-fourth annual conven
tion of th Catholio Total Abati
nenco union of America, is now
in ssiou her1. There are about
500 dolegates in uttondanc", represent
ing every portion of the United State?.
Each society is entitled to one dele
gate and each diocesaa union to three
delegate! at largi?.
This convention, no doubr, will bo
the most important ono ever held by
the Catholic Total Abstinence union,
as a most vital question, the attitude
of the church towards the liquor trafiio,
brought into prominence by the recent
letter of Bishop Watterson and tbe
ruliug of tbe Papal delegate, will be
discussed and acted upon. As this is
is the greatest temperance body in ex
istence and the largest society within
the pale of the Catholio church, its
treatment of this all important subject
will be awaited with much interest.
The present officers of tho national
society are: Bishop Cotter, of Winona,
president, ana Hev, Ji. u. uovle, or
Now York city, secretary. Father
Cloary, of this city, was presideut
tho society for five years, pre
ceding the preannt incumbent, and
s strongly idoutin.Kl with its work.
Through this work he has mudo him
self known in connection with the tem
perance movement all over the coun
try. P. A. Nolan, of Philadelphia,
was for fifteen years secrotary of tho
an increased membership.
The convention met in St. Paul in
1882. At that time it had 33. OM mem
hers; not it enrolls upward of 100,000
The sessions were opened on Wed
nesday morning in tho auditorium.
The regular meeting was preooded by
a high mass in tbo cathedral at which
a sermon and nddrets of welcome were
delivered by Archbishop Ireland.
Alter the conference had been form
ally opened the convention elected Ed
win Mulready, of Boston, and Wil
liam A. Manning, of Cleveland, assist
ant secretaries, and appointed a com
mittee ou credentials, consisting of
James Dough'-rty, of Philadel
phia; James Breunnn, of Connec
ticut; W. J. Flood, of Georgia;
C. it. lioiantl. ot herauton, fa., and J.
Rgan, of St. Paul. Assistnut State
Attorney Elgertoti welcomed the del
egates in belulf of tho state iu the af
ternoon, and M. J. Costollo in behalf
of tho city of St. Paul. The responses
were by Vice President of the Union
Washington J. Lognp, of Philadelphia.
and Rt. Rev. B. J. Flyun, of Wilming
ton, Del.
The feature of the session was an in
cident which indicates that u strong
indorsement will bo given Mcr. Si
tolli'8 declaration that people interest
ed In the liquor business should not be
allowed to lelong to Catholic societies,
and his intimation that they should be
ultimately barrAl f rom many privileges
of the church.
cheers for satolli.
''I ask this convention to rise," said
Father O'Brien, "and join me in giving
throe rousing cheers for these two il
lustrions m-n anil Catholio leaders,
Monsignor Satolli and Bishop Wuttor-
son. At tms every man iu tue con
ventlon aross aud cheered to the seuti-
ment proposed.
The session 1 to contmuo until D ri
day evening. Tonight there will be a
mass meeting in tho Auditorium, at
which many men of note will make ad
On Friday evening the entire con
vention will bo transported to Minne
apolis and given a banquet and recop
tion at tbe West hotel. Ibis will be
an expensive nftr, and the local
churches are doing everything in their
power to make the evening a succees
This will be the closing event ot tue
Labor Organizations Will Hereafter Em.
braoi Folitio.
Columiius, O, Aug R?presont'
Uvea of Ohio United Mine workers,
American Railway union, Knights of
Labor. State Irados assembly. Street
car employes and sevoral other labor
organizations or tbe state nro secret
caucus here today formulating a cull
for a state convention to bo held here
Aug. 10 and 17 to nominate a state
That is the time set for Populist's
state convention with whrm the labor
organizations of Onio will form a coali
tion. Among the leaders are John Mo
Bride, A D. Mahon and Martin Wild
aud other labcr chiefs who have mostly
heretofore voted the old party tickets,
They claim they will cist 17.3,000 votes.
elect several cougressmou und elect
their county ticket in all the citlos.
Unsuccessful Atismpt at Sulcldi in the
Atlantic City, N. J Aug. 2. Mrs,
William Adams, the young wife of
Contractor Adams, of the West Jersey
railway, having a residence in this
city, tried to commit . suicide
tonight by drowning herself iu
the ocean. She was observed
to leave the board walk and delib
erately walk into the water. H. C.
Jncoby, of Gormantown. who Is a vis
itor here, started towards her from tho
promenade, and instinctively realized
that she contemplated suicide, ran to
hor side. She struggled with him
waist dsep iu tho surf to froe herself,
and failing, pleaded with him to release
her, telling him that she wis tired or
livin-j and wanted to drown horsidf.
With some difficulty Mr. Jucoby
succesded in reaching tbo bench.
Tbongii she woman renistod it overy
step, 8 he was removed to hor home, 144
Chalfrotit avonne, in a closed vehicle.
Ill heulth is assigned as ber reason for
cr strange actions.
North Cambria Minors Resolve to Accept
Thirty Cents Per Ton.
Johnstown, Pa., Aug. 2 The min
ers of Northern Cambria held another
mass meeting near Carrol I ton this
morning and resolved to go to wort
for 'M cenls per gross ton.
borne oi the mines that nave orders
on hund will resum tomorrow, but a
number will remain idle owing to ti e
ack of buyers, tho Pocahontas region
n West Virginia having takeu most of
the orders from them.
Torriblt Daath ot a Dotrolt Firamaa
Caught by a Falling- Wall.
Detroit, Aug. 2. Firo whioii started
in Huston, Mills and Weeks lumber
yard, located ut 2:40 Fraukliu street,
ut o o clock this afternoon cuusuu a less
o( more than 50,000 and the death of
one fin-man and tiie more or less ser
ous injury of five others. Tbe man
killed was Eugene McCarthy, a pine
T ;ie, fir o staited in a small shod iu
the lumber yard, aud fanned by a
stroug wiud was soon beyond control.
It eommuuicutod to tbe secoud story
brick planing mill of E. G. Richurdu,
located on tho lumuer yard site, which
was quickly destroyed. While six pipe-
men were playing on tho mill about an
hour utter tbo tire startod the enst wall
bulged and fell without warning, bury-
ing tbe men beneath, the debris. The
work of rescue was quickly begun and
five of tbe men wero taken out without
very serious injuries. It was twenty
minutes, however, before tho sixth
man was reached and When he wus
lifted out he was dead.
Will Ask Cleveland to Keep Hands Off
Hawaii, Hoping to Foment a
Revolution There.
PiTTSBuno.Atig. 2 The Times gives
this morning the first authentic and
accurate information of tbe real errand
or the representatives or ex-Uneen
Liliuokalani to Washington. The ex
queeu's party will not openly ask even
I'ten ulent Cleveland to lend the active
power of this republic to re-establish a
monarchy in Hawaii. They have
grasped the fact even iu those remote
islands that be has bad enough of that.
ibeir petition now is like thnt ot
tbe heathen who got in close quarters
with a bear, and prayed to his god for
help, saying: "If ever you mean to
help me, help me now. But if you
don't help me, don't help the bear. Just
you lay low, aud you'll see one of the
puniest, toughest fights that ever you
saw.' alio ex-queens frtendR wont
this government to withhold its sup
port, moral and physical, from tho
present .rulers of Hawaii, to withdraw
its marines and promise not to land
them again. In that case they promise
to go back and start a civil war, which
will wlpo tbo Dolo government out of
existence, and not up tbe ex queen as
tbe president ot a new republic.
Rno.9 Poatpined.
Buffalo. N. Y.. Auk. 2. On account of
a heavy raiustorm this morning the Orand
Circuit races programmed tor tins alter
noon have been postponed until toinor
Great drought prevails in western Con
Chicago will fight bitterly the claims
growing out of the btrike.
Discovery of natural eas in the neich
borhood greatly excited Moorelaud, Mich.
flio nostofflco at Glen Cove, L. I has
been robbed ot t,'ii0 iu stamps and i'MO
in cash.
Accusing his wifo of infidelity, Jerry
Hickou, of Chicago, shot his. wife aud
then himself.
For tho fourth time Edward H. Jonoa.of
UecrKetowu, U., una hoeu convictod ot the
murder ot his bou.
Fifteen castaways of tho wrecked whal
er, Junius Allen, wore picked up off Alus
ka by a patrol snip.
The "dry" ticket carried Hynds county.
luiss., leaving only six counties iu the state
that allow liquor selling.
Tho tilting of a raft at a South Chicago
heaoll threw or and drowned Julius Ureen
bury aud Minnie McCnuu.
By the explosion of a locomotive boilor
at 1-Ieltl station, engineer wuoawoy and
Fireman Hunt wore miiea.
Lightning's stroke, killed under a shed,
Hubert, sou of a millionaire
lauker, of Mount Pulaski, 111.
A heavy hail storm at Hills, Minn
threshed tho wheat in tue shock and cut
down hundreds of acres of corn.
In a quarrel nt Kenosho, Wiss., James
Furrey was fatally shot and u. a. Alorrou
Wbumtod by Gui Williams, a sailor.
TTnitpd States District Attorney Mil
Christ, of Chicago, rotirejjin favor of Sher
wood Dixon. Cleveland's appointee.
Ot the SWOO.) worth of property of
Adi.lnu Korse. ot Virginia, 111.. tM.0W in
guld aud bi-nds was found hidden in a nail
An at tempt to ditch a passenger traiu ut
Lima, O., was roiled Dy a mow iroigut pre
cedinir it and discovering the turned
Virk has boen begun at Niagara Falls
nn the Heveu-mile canal, whicn is to SUD'
ply Love's Model City with 100,000 horse
After beinir arnuitted of the murder of MaNallv at OlypoHUt. Ark,
Pennvwriuht Powoll was re-arrested for
train robbery.
Vnr Rllorfod duioi-tion. Clara Park ob
tniued divorce at Chicago from Uivuard
Park, tho sculptor who modeled the Ada
Rohan silver statue.
With an awL the 9 and U -year-old boys
of Peter Ultwon, colorau, oi nrriu, xx.,
gouged out the eyes of a 0-yoar-old com-
pauiou. and then drowned him in a taulr.
For, insulting Miss Nettle Nold, of St.
Josnnb. Mo., whom he bad held up, a high
wATtnan was knocked down by ber low.
when a second bandit fatally shot the
Its Maltl-Millioiiairo Owner Fears
'Twill Ba a Funeral Pyre.
After Spending Two Millions on a
Magnificent Granite Palace, Said to
Be tho Finest Residence in the
United States, Collis P. Huntington
Wants to Relinquish It, It Is Said,
Because of a Singular Superstition.
New Yonic, Aug. 2.
HEN Coliis P. Huntiugton gave
out u short time ago that the
big granite pal:ue he had
built for himself was for sale
o did not accompany the stab ment
with any reason. Now,evorybod7 know
that thero must ba some very good rea
son to make him give un Huh palace,
which had cost him nearly 2, 0011,000,
not to npeak of tho thought and time
e bad put into its elaboratn plans. Mr.
Huutidgton, is ns everybody knows, a
peculator acute, lar-sightod, above
nil, daring, lie began life us n farm
boy in Connecticut, and he roae to bo
worth 100,000,000 at one time by dur
ing, pure and uimplo. The first sup
position was that Mr. Huntington hud
again staked his fortune on a singlo
throw and bad lost snob, a p irt of it
that his big houit-.with its accomniinv-
lug establishment, wus for the time too
much for him. There were rumors of
several large unsueeasful enterprises iu
wnicu he was said to be the moving
But when Mr. Huntiniiton w3 aeen
he laughed and said he is all rigat and
that his iiuancial condition has noth-
ng to do with the sale of his palace.
vvnen tue plans tor tne hoiue wore
made, tbe Huntingtons were just buy
ug tue Ueruua frince ilatzfeldt for
their daughter, and it was said that
the house was for the purpose of mak-
nsr a grand entry into JNew York so
ciety, which bud hitherto refused the
lluntuigton3, despite their millions,
So tbe now explanations revived this
story and supplemented it wtth the
statement that the Huntingtons had
failed to got recognition, and, seeing
unit tue new house would only bring
humiliation, they had decided to give
up tueir attempts upon society, as
ruled by the Astors and planned by
This was very satisfactory, and even
society people told it about and laugh
ed over tbe way the Huntingtons had
been rebuked. The new hours, will,
its massive granite walls so much like
a penal institution, seemed a monu
ment to social failure, and nobody
wondered that Huntington was anx
ious to got It off his hands.
But this social failure exnlanatiou
wus as far from the truth as was the
story of iiuancial embarrassment. The
real reason why Huntington never
moved into his house is so small that
to most people it will seem redicnlous
It is likely that Huntington himself
wouiu puouciy aeny it lust us we
all deny those little weaknesses which
are nevertheless, so powerful iu all
our lives. The great millionaire, the
strong man, tbo fearless speculator,
re i meu to move into his new house be
cause he fearod that if he moved be
would die. It was the old sunerstition
that old men who grow rich Duild hue
bouses for their own funerals.
When Mr. Huntington started his
plans, back in 1SSU, he no doubt
thought of this superstition, but al
lowed it to have little weight with him
He planned slowly and elaborately.nna
when the contractors at last got to
work they built slowly and were again
aud again delayed. He expected to
move in three years ago, but it was
only last year that the house began to
get near completion, in the meautimo
his health had bsooma less und
less vigorous. His ago and his
years of hard work and worry
began to tell upon him. Thu
superstition came back with renewed
force and bo began to think a great
deal about it. At Inst he became ab
solutely convinced that.sliould he move
in, the first function to which his
friends would bi wanted would bo his
luneral. lhou ho decided that he
would not even koep tho house iu the
family; thnt he would sell it aud re
move every possible danger of his hav
ing to occupy it. Aud ho will stick to
bis idea. Ho will never live in that
bouse; be will never furnish it, aud if
he lives twenty years and the house re
mains unsold, he will still bo of tho
same mind.
Hallway VehicU Carrying- Oils and
Powder Burns Fiercely.
Wilkus-Baehu, Aug. 2. At 8 o'clock
louiglit a box cur attached to a freight
train on the Lehigh Valley railroad
was discovered to bo on iiro at Pitts
ton. Ihecarwai filled with gasoline
and many bales of waste. Tho accu
mulutiou of gnaiu the car cocaine lgnil
ed from the inuterns used by the
brakenian wheu the doors were thrown
ono n and a bluz shot oat in an im
uieuie volume. An uiurm was eouude
but the firemen iu some manner did
not respond in timt. The car was in
the rear end of tho train, it whs backed
out ou a switch nearby and by tlii
time the fire department was on the
scene and began pouring water on tho
burning car.
The water for some reason did not
have muah fleet on tbe flames and nf tu
an hour ot bard work the fire was ex
tiugmshed. As soou as the fire was
out all was ia darkness. Several
tho firouwu entered the ear
remove tbe contents. William Wil
son, a fireman, became exhausted
and was carried to a hotel near by,
slightly burued. The Conductor en
tered the car with a lamp and the
flames burst out for the second time
while a number of firemen were in the
the car. George Drury was seriously
burned on face and bands and was sent
o tho hospital, whilo fonr others wore
badly burned ou fuoe and body.
Ihe car being umir tho river It was
then derailed and thrown into the
stream. As soon ns it wus do-mc d safe
to outer again, the contents were re
moved and in the car was found sev
eral kegs of powder put up in tin that
were fortnnutaly riot ignited, llud
they exploded there would have been a
large loss of life.
Tbre Hundred lion Havj Bean Em
ployed in the Shops.
Ciiicaqo, Aug. 2. About 300 mon,
some of them newly hired but the ma-
ority from the ranks of the strikers,
went to work in the passenger car
repair department of tho full
man works this inoraing. Every
preparation had been made to
prevent any outbreak as the
men went through the street on their
ay to work. About 1,000 people
gathered in tho streets. Although
some were a little boisterous, no dem
onstration of oons.-quence was made.
Tho camp of tho militia is stationed
close alongside the repair shops.
Superintendent Middletin, of the
ullman company, expressed himself
ns highly pleased with the showing this
morning and statod that by the end of
the week he expected a full force of
mon would bo at work. The strikers
are not downcast and ay that the new
men uro not able to do the work satis
Origin of a Blaze That Killod Two
Firomon, Injured Others and De
stroyed Property.
Philadelphia, Aug. 2. A tack drop
ping iu a picker machine caused a
70,000 fire this evening in the four-
tory mill at Randolph and Jefferson
streets, occupied by McCloskey &
U tiara, carpbt donning works, and
John A, Crouin & Co., yarn spinners,
nd two firemen were killed and seveu
njurod Dy a fulling floor. The fire
men killed wore George C.-issell. hose-
man, and George W. Dickell, truck
man, Tbe injured firemen wore Joseph
Burns, Martin Caaev, William Cap
iat, John Kelly, William Lumpf,
ames Mcuarry and bamuel Cook,
oreman. JNone ot tne injured will die,
tut they have all serious bruises and
About 4 45 a tack dropped into a
picker m tchmo at whicn au operative
of Croniu & Co. was at work on the
third lloor, and the sparks flying
amidst the inflammable yarn quickly
created a bluze that rapidly spread
through the room. There were about
forty men and women at work in tho
carpet cleaning works on the second
floor and the third and fourth floors
occupied by Croniu & Co. As tho
smoke began to make its way through
the lloortngs and nil the rooms a panic
ensued among tho mun and women at
work, and for a few moments there
was imminent danger of even a more
terrible catastrophe than the one that
followed later. Three women fainted
aud wore curried from the building
from which every one succeeded in es
The flromen promptly responded 10
tho call and after about an hour's hard
work extinguished the fire. While
elevon of the firemen were on tbe third
floor playing ou the bales of wool to ex
tinguish any sp:trks that might be
union;; them, tue charred joists gave
way and the floor went through to the
cellar, carrying with it nine of tho
men. Coissei aud Uickell wore instant
ly killed aud all the others badly
brnised and cut by tue mass of debris
that fell upon them.
Tho 70,000 loai occasioned by the
lire is divided as followed: James S.
Cochran & Bros., owners of the build
ing $23,000, fully insured; Croniu &
Co , if'JO.000 ou stock and 13,000 m i
chiuery; McCloi-key & O'Hara. $5,000
on stock. The tenants' loss is partly
coverod by insurance.
It Lsads Hor to Mako a Balloon Ascen
sion and Heat Death.
Anderson. Intl. , Aug. 2. In making
her first balloon ascension iu this city
last ovoning, Tillie S.ibern, of Rich
mond, fell from the parachute, which
did not work, and was dashed to death
on tho rivor bank.
Miss S'tbern's brother has inado thrie
nscennions of late, and it was his feats
that the unfortunuto girl admired and
tried to imitate. Her brother pleaded
with her not to do it.
Tho gnld resr-ryo tu the treasury was re
duced to S.W.-lfy.OOO ypiiterday by tho fur-
ther engagements at JNew lork yesterday
for export Saturday nf $1,250,000 in gold
for Europe, aud $50,000 for shipment to
Senator Voorhoes iR docidodly hotter.
Thero were 133,000 eilvor dollars coinod
in July.
Three netv torpedo boats will bo con
structed iu thu near fiituro with 45 ,00l)
juiit appropriated by congress.
Liiiuokalani's emissaries, who reached
W ashington Tuesday night, have made no
call upon .Secretary tire-sham yet.
Speaker Crisp hn-t dotoriuined that he
will not cuter thu licht for tbe Georgia
senatoi'dhii). lie preiers to remain in the
It is thought that $5,000,010 of appro
S nations put iu the rivor ami harbor bill
y the senate will bo struck out iu confer
The strike commission will begin work
at Chicago Aug. IS, aud will rcoivo writ
ten viowh and suggestions addressed to
Washington up to thnt date.
Senator Walsh proposes to give General
James Longstreet (now a $l--a-momh pen
sioner) a pension ot $50 a month for
wounds received iu the Mexican war.
Ex-Governor James E. Campbell, coun
sel for the Ezetas and other Salvadnriau
retiree?, is trying to secure their release
upou arrival at Sau l-'raucisco ou the
Washington. Aug. 2. Forecast
for eastern rennsnlvania, show
ers; cooler; southeast winds be
coming west. For uestcrn I'ennsulvania,
local rains and thunderslortna souihwtst
winds becoming northwest.
Commencing today
we offer our
entire stock of
Scotcii Ginghams
at19o. Per yard-
Those who
know the quality
of our
will realize the fact
that they are
the best value in
the market today.
510 and 612 Lackawanna Aye.
Wholesale aM Retail
H. A. Kingsbury
313 Spruce Street,
Lewis, Reilly & Davies
Comfort-Giving Shoes
The only kind that give
it, for the summer, is our
"Service & Kumfort" Shoes
in colors and black.
Lewis, Reilly & Davies
We Examine Eye
Freo of charge. If a doctor
ia needed you aro promptly
told so. We alao guarantee
a perfect lit.
The Jeweler,
408 Spruce Street,
1. 1 ME