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THE fiCRANTON TRIBUNE SATURDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 15, 1894.
' STANDS AGHAST
Fresh Sensations Seriously Imitate New
York'g Select Four Hundred. :
THE DRAYTOS-BORROWE SCANDAL
A Divorce Suit That Involve the
Honor of the . Ancient House of
Astor The Sanctity of Ward Mc
Alllster's Home Invaded by an Act
ress Some of the Unpleasant Fea
turei of Being Prominent.
Tor (he Saturday Tribunu
Ttie eeleot society of New fork' epper
tendom lms bad a surfeit of scandals late
ly. First came the story from abroad con
owning the domestic infelicities of the
Willie K. Vandcrbilts, the present separa
tion and prospective divorce of these social
lions, with edifying sidelights on Mrs.
VanderbUt'stemper and Willie K.'s Pari
, This delicious morsel occupied the gos
sips of Newport, Lenox, Saratoga and oth
er place whore swell Now Yorkers con
gregate for a full week. Then came an-
other buret of thunderous sound, which
had been foreshadowed by two months of
preliminary rumbling, and Ward McAllis
ter, founder of the Four Hundred and self
assumed leader of the social elect, found
his family Involved In a breach of promise
scandal with a plebeian actress.
Before this amusing catastrophe to the
pretentious house of McAllister bad been
sufficiently canvassed In club and drawing
Toom It was suddenly obscured by a social
sensation of the first magnitude when Mr.
J. Coleman Drayton revived a scandal of
two years ago by bringing suit for absolute
divorce from his wife, who is a daughter
of William Astor and granddaughter of
John Jacob Astor.
With these three delectable social sensa
tions to discuss, the closing days of the
summer season have been fruitful of felici
tous conversation for the scandal mongers.
The McAllister affair ls'uot of great im
portance, to be sure, but It Is Interesting
to students of modern society.
It seems young Hcyward McAllister has
been sowing his wild oats with rathor
more enthusiasm than becomes the son of
a social leader. Ee was secretly married In
1 887 to Miss Jennie Garniany of Savannah.
The match did not meet the approval of
the groom's august papa, and so, of
course, It was fruitful of discord. In the
fall of 1893 young Mrs. McAllister ap
peared at Newport and threatened her
liege lord with arrest on the ground of
desertion and nonsupport. The matter
was amicably arranged to avoid a scandal,
and since then the young couple have been
living apart Whether they are divorced
Is not known, and on that question hinges
the key to the present situation.
Bereft of his young bride, the callow
McAllister did what most men are apt to
do. Ee sought consolation elsewhere. That
he found It is apparent from tho fact
that Mrs. Lizzie McCall-Wall, a comely
actress of average professional ability, now
threatens to sue him for breach of promise
of marriage. A few weeks ago, during
the absence of Ward McAllister in Europe,
Mrs. McCall-Wall went to the McAllister
house at Newport and demanded that Hey
ward marry her forthwith, a kindly act
which the young man discreetly declined
to perform. .
1 Ward McAllister read about this In the
newspapers, and when he came homo he
visited police headquarters In New York
and had a mysterious confab with Inspect
or McLaughlin. Speaking with a reporter
shortly afterward, Ward McAllister defined
bis Bosltlon In the matter:
"Now, you know," said Mr. McAllister,
"I don't like to gay anything about a
woman, don't you understand. My son,
you know, is able to take care of himself,
but I'll tell you one thing you under-;
stand, I Won't have the sanctity of my
'family invaded. That's tho quostion,
don't you sea," Mr. McAllister said, care
fully adjusting a red four-in-hand necktlo
under a turndown collar: ''That's' the
question, you know sanctity of my fain-
s HET WABO BALL M'ALLISTER.
dy, you ' see. My son Heyward is big
enough to take care Of himself, but when
be is at my bouse in Newport, you under
stand, he Is my guest, and I won't have
tho sanctity of my home Invaded, don't
you know. t
"You see," said Mr. McAllister, pulling
down bis waistcoat, "this woman, you
know, went to my home In Newport,
you understand, and invaded tho sanotlty
of my home, don't you know, and I can't
let anybody do that, you understand.
Then, you know, you see; don't you under
stand, I saw in the papers, you know, that
this woman says she Is married to my son.
Now, my sou is already married to anoth
er, you know, another woman, with whom
he does not have anything to do, you see.
go be could not bo married to this one,
now could be, don't you see!1 Impossible,
This sort of talk fired the blood of the
woman in the case, and she straightway
put the matter in the hands of a pair of
notorious divorce lawyers. She also placed
herself In communication with the news
paper men, to one of whom she sajd:
"My character has been assailed, and I
am going to defond myself. This action
has been brought to clear my character.
I will win, and. then I wtU go on the stuge
again. I amnotaomuoh Incensed against
Ueyward.MoAllistaraalaiu against his
father, for I believe ho sent the detectives
after me when I went to Newport. The
moan thing! I think a great deal of Hoy
ward McAllister. There Is a soolsty wom
an at tho bottom of all this trouble."
Eor attorney suid that Mrs. . MoCall
Wall was not aftpr damagos, and that a
marriage cutumuny wan tho only compro
mise possible, "His addresses to my client
have been of theiuost demonstrative sort,"
suid tho luwyor. . "Here Is one of his let
ters to her, brjiiuulJig, as you see, 'Sweet
heurt Dorlintr,' and signed, 'Lovingly,
Heyward.'' Theio are 40 of these letters.
They abundantly provo that ho expected
to marry my client." ' .
It is incidentally mentioned that Mrs.
McCall-Wall expects soon to blaze forth as
a star In tho theatrical firmament.
From tho McAllister pother to tho Dray-ton-Borrowo
scandal Beems llko turning
from comedy to tragedy. The latter In
volves the honor of two ancient families
and the fair famo of it lady who has stood
high In the social circle In which sho
As most readers know, James Coleman
Drayton's suit for divorce, in which ho
names Hallett Alsop Borrowo as corespond
ent, is hut the culmination of a scandal
thot startled the social world of two con
tinents nearly three years ago. At thut
time Mr. DAiyton, who was then In Lon
don, charged Borrowe with undue Inti
macy with his wife and challenged him to
light. The matter was freely ventlluted
In the press, a number of Borrowe's swag
gering, disrcputablo friends were mixed
up in tho affair, and altogether It made a
very nasty mess. But no duel between
Drayton and Borrowe was fought, and the
matter was finally suffered to drop. Dray
ton went his way, his wife returned to her
family, and Borrowo settled down In busi
ness at Newark. After a truce of two
years Mr. Drayton has revived all the old
scandalous stories and conjured up several
fresh ones by bringing the suit for divorce.
Mrs. Drayton does not propose to aooopt
the Imputation upon her - honor. She
makes specific denial of all the charges'
against her and has brought a counter
suit for divorce against her husband,
charging him with violation of his mar
riage vows. The case will probably be
tried before a referee. It it comes up in
open court, the sensation will attain ex
Mr. and Mrs. Drayton wore married
Oct. 80, 1879, and have four children.
They lived at the paternal Astor mansion
In Fifth avenue for a few years and min
gled freely in society. Then they retired
to Bornardsrille, N. J., where Mrs. Dray
ton saw very little of the gay Boclety to
Which she had been accustomed. Drayton
Was a studont and preferred quiet country
life. In 1891 they went to Europe, and
there occurred the events alleged in Mr.
Drayton's complaint. Mr. Drayton comes
MR, BORROWS. MU. DRAYTON.
of an old Philadelphia family, is a gradu
ate of Princeton and a lawyer. Mrs. Char
lotta Augusta Astor Drayton Is, as has be
fore been stated, the third daughter of the
lute William Astor.
Mr. Hallett Alsop Borrowe is a son of
Mr. Samuel Borrowe, vice president of the
Equitable Life Assurance society. For a
number of years he posed as a man of fash
ion, but now he is superintendent of a
division of tho trolley street railroad in
Newark and says he is working 10 hours
And so the fall campaign of tho sensa
tion lovers has opened well and promises
a season of undiluted delight. Whatever
other effect these scandals may have, they
are exposing to the publlo some edifying
examples of American aristocracy.
Soapsuds Stilled the Storm.
' During a lute storm In the Adriatic
Captain Gall of the steamship Senegal,
Messagerios Francaises, made an experi
ment of the effect of soapy water In ar
resting tlie fury of the waves. He dissolv
ed six pounds of soap in 70 quarts of wa
ter and poured tho mixture on some un
raveled ropes, down which it ran slowly
into tho sco. In this way a zone of smooth,
soapy water was formed around tho steam
er of about 40 feet in extent, against which
the waves broko without being able to
reach the steamer. This was whilo the
vessel was lying to, but when she began
to movo tho zono of quiet water moved
with her until the engines had made 45
Snlclde of School Children.
A curious return has been made con
cerning some 289 instances of sulcldo by
school children In the German empire dur
ing six yearn. The Interest of tho return
ccuters In the motives assigned for these
extraordinary octa. The largest propor
tion appear to have been attributable to
fear of punishment. This might have been
expected, nor Is it altogether surprising
that such extreme terror should be chiefly
exhibited among pupils of tho elementary
schools. The fact that SO per cent of theso
cases fall into this particular class should,
however, afford food for roJlectloii.
Footpad Terrorise Philadelphia Women.
' A Philadelphia paper says that six
women wero robbed by footpads in the
heart of that city within 48 hours. In al
most every Instance the outrages were the
work of negroes, and the police were not
in the neighborhood to render assistance.
The thieves, failing to frighten their vlo
tlms by ugly threats, did not hesitate to
seize and overpower them and snatch their
purses. In the Nineteenth district, where
most of the roblierles have occurred, the
women are In a panic and refuse to go out
except in broad daylight, even then avoid
ing lonely thoroughfares. . , i
""pTonty ot, (tail.
If any ono interested in coal should be
worrying themselves about the supply of
anthracite coal it will Interest them to
know that the mines in Pennsylvania will
yield the fuel at the rate it is now being
excavated for 200 years to come, and that
mining engineers are of opinion that other
states may yield a further supply oper
fed. Brooklyn Eagle. .
' ' A MESSAGE, " '.' '.'
' i to '
An offering to a sickroom borne-
A scented waxen enp of snow!
Yet all the freshness of the morn,
Splcea from all the winds that blow,
The salt far odor of the sea,
The plney perlum'd mountain air, -la
that one blossom came to me,
In one white lily, pure and rare!
O sweet evangel! More than this
Your menage to the couch of painj .
Ye brought to it the tauasn kiss .
. - Of sympathy; the hum a rata f .
Of pitying tears) the subtle touch
Of love's fnxreaohinn wand; dear flower,
Your blossom chalice held so mnch
To bear one through pain's darkest hour!
Edith M. Morris In Youth's Companion. ,
Senator Stewart Objects to Joining Colonel
Breckinridge In Ccnventry.
SAYS IT MEANS A CONSPIRACY
The Gentleman from Nevada Avers
That the Divorce Suit Into Which
His Namo Has Been Dragged Is
Nothing Less Than an Attempt to
Extort Hush Money He Will Not
For the Saturday Trib"n
The venerable Senator William M. Stew
art of Nevada is the latest shining mark
In public life for tho shafts of social scan
dal, but the senator objects to Joining Colo
nel Breckinridge In Coventry and re
plies vigorously to bis accusers. One would
think that Senator Stewart Is old enough
and dignified enough to escape the wiles
of designing women, but If the senator's
version of the cose be true he Is the victim
of a conspiracy as deliberate and heartless
as that which lmbitterod Simon Cam
eron's old age or the lawsuit that gave
MM. CAItBIS BRADY GLASSCOCK.
Aon Hill such unpleasant notoriety short
ly before he retired from the senate.
Tho cose against Senator Stewart, briefly
put, Is just this: Charles L. Glasscock, a
resident of Washington of uncertain ante
cedents and rather dubious reputation, lias
brought suit for divorco from his wife;
naming Stewart as corespondent. Glass
cock charges tho Nevada senator with
alienating his wlfo's affections and admits
that It would take a good many pieces of
the senator's silver to heal his wounds and
repair his honor.
Senator Stewart denounces the whole
iffalr as a conaulracv to extort hiockmnll.
He says: "My first meeting with this
woman was when sho came to mo with a
pitiful tale about her poverty and asked
for money. She said that she was without
fuel at her home, while her children wore
suffering from the cold. I pitied her and
gave her $5. Later she sent her little girl
to me with a note saying that two of her
children were 111 with typhoid fever, and
she had no mohoy with which to buy them
medicine I gave the little girl some mon
ey for her.
''From time to time sho besought me to
aid her, always tolling me some pitiful
tale of sufforlng and distress. Finally I
received a note from her which I thought
threatening in tone, and I paid no atten
tion to it She called at the capltol to see
me, and I told her that I regarded her
note as threatening, and that if she want
ed any more oharity she would have to ap
ply to Mrs. Stewart for It. From that
time on I received similar letters from the
woman, and theso letters are on file at the
courthouse with the papers in the case and
in due time will be made publlo. They
will show the woman's true character.
She wrote me that I had more to lose
than she had and said that In view of the
exposures In the Breckinridge case the peo
ple would not believe any denials.
"I havo had this woman's character
hunted up. She camo to my office time
and time again and tried to get In the
room with me while her husband was
waiting below. She brought her little
girl with her. The plun was for hor to
force her way Into the room, have the lit
tle girl go down und tell her fnthor, then
to havo him rush up and make a scene.
But sho didn't succeed in her plan, though
she tried time and again."
Tho senator says Glasscock and his wife
havo been living together over slnco tho
papers in tho enso wcro served, and that
the petition for a divorce is only a blind.
In rebuttal of tho senator's denial Mrs.:
Glasscock tells a story of how Mr. Stewart
"drugged her with somo malaria medi
cine" and accomplished her ruin. Here
is a part of her story:
"For somo years my husband has been
unahlo to support me and the family. He
has gone down steadily through drink un-1
til When wo came to Washington from
North Carolina throe years ugo ho was un
able to do much of anything. It was a
matter of getting bread and butter for our
little ones, and I determined to find a po
sition if I could. A man whose name I
shall not mention now said to me that
Senator Stowart would possibly help me.
I went to tho scuator, with the result that
he forced me to be untrue to-my husband.
Now, I nni practically convinced thut this
man, although ho professed later to be an
enemy of Senator Stewart's, sent me to hltn
to oblige the senator. I havo been told
that there are men horo who hang around
the oopitol making a business of Just such
things. Is has been hinted to me that Sen
ator Rev: art saw me around there and
sent this fellow to get me to oomo to him.
I should llko to prove It, but cannot now.
"I cannot begin to tell you how fond
and affectionate Mr. Stewart was toward
me. He has gone down on his knees re
peatedly and declared, even sworn, that he
would stand by mo whatever might hap
pen; that he loved me better Indeed than
any other woman on earth, and that he
wanted to protect mo. I say to you now,
solomnly as though I were about to die,
that tho man secured such a hold on my
heart that I would have luft my husband
tor him at any time gladly, though I
Would not leave mv children.
it At . . ....... .. 111 , ... . '
iui . DwRor, nos tut iiuvnu Yvibn ma
as to money, and to not believe he gave
Mrs. Stewart more means than he placed
at my disposal. I cannot prove those things,
of course, for they are not susceptible of
proof. It Is my word against his. "
Perhaps the whole truth will bo brought
out when the case comes to trial, and per
haps not. In tho meantime it Is safe to
presume that Senator Stowart will be very
olrcumspeot in dispensing charity to wom
en In distress. William Morris Stewart
Is 07 years old, is very wealthy and has
served IV years in tho sonato. .
A Frl me Minister's Wife on the Stage. '
It is not every day that Parisians are
treated to the spectacle of a woman who
has figured as the wife of a prime minister
appearing on the stage, says a Paris corre
spondent Mrs. Holey, whose husband was
at one time prime minister to the late
king of the Sandwich Ldnnda, has Just
concluded a contract with the Folios Ber
geres variety theater, with the object of
Introducing Honolulu dancing to the Pa
risians. Sho will be supported by a troop
oi aonoiuiu women. i
THE NEW EDUCATION.
Bow It Differs from the Book Learning
of Oar Forefathers.
. The most careless observer cannot fail to
note the changes in educational methods
which have been introduueed in recent
times and in divers phases ot education
the kindergarten, industrial education,
manual training, out of door classes in
botany and geology, laboratory work and
seminary methods in the higher courses.
The most careless observer may not, how
ever, realize that these now methods are
all parts of a symmetrical whole, different
phases of that new education which isquite
as charucturistic of our time as the new
science or the new theology.
The traditional education aimed to give
information It treated the mind as a re
ceptacle and knowledge as the material
with which the before empty receptacle
was to be Oiled. And as information is
for the most part contained in books, the
old education was bookish. It began with
the alphabet; it proceeded by means of
text books; its uim was to give tho student
what those text books contained; it ex
amined him only or chiefly to ascertain
whether he had possessed himself of their
Under this system the pupil studied bot
any without looking at flower, geology
without exumini ng a rock, astronomy with
out Inspecting the stars, navigation with
out going on board ship, surveying without
going out of doors, chemistry without
seeing a retort.
The new education differs from the old
education, not in method merely or mainly,
but in purpose. Its object Is to give, not
information, but power. It does not begin
with the alphabet. Its first object is, not
to teach its pupil to read, but to observe
and to do. Therefore tho kindergarten.
It does not proceed by means of the text
book. It uses the text book as little as
possible; sets its pupils to study things,
l:ot the literary conception of things.
Therefore the laboratory and the out of
door experimental classes In natural
science. It seeks to train the will no less
than the intellect; to endow Its pupils
with power to do as well us to think.
Therefore the manual and industrial
classes, and the gymnastic and military
It seeks to develop the affections and the
emotions faith, hope, love, reverence, con
science. Hence it demands in the schools
literature; not mere philosophy, but litera
ture. Hence, too, it demands religion, not
for the sake of dry as dust catechisms and
theologies, hut for the suke of that deep
sense of righteousness, thut clear sense of
the invisible, thut appreciation of the sub
lime, the venerable, the divine, which con
stitutes the essence of religion, because it
constitutes the essence ot life. Christian
A Beautiful Wild Flower.
Possibly the loveliest or at best the
most striking' of all the introduced wild
flowers is tho New England whin. This is
not the whin or gorse of the British Isles,
which is botnnically Ulex Europuaus, but
a species of broom genista tiuctoria. Few
things are more strikingly beautiful than
the whin covered fields of Britain when
covered with the deep golden color from
these flowers, and it is suid of Lliinicus
that when he visited England and saw for
the first time the glorious masses of
bloom he was visibly affected by the
scene. He would certainly have a renewal
of these feelings of admiration could he
have seen some of the hills of Massa
chusetts covered by the glowing golden
blossoms of this plaut.
1 have seen what Linnxus saw, and am
sure Massachusetts, in these golden, bloom
ing hills, may challenge the world for a
parallel to its beauty. Iu some instances
over hundreds of acres little else could be
seen except the rugged and went her beaten
rocks of the everlasting hills, which would
insist here and there in not being wholly
Ignored, even by the overwhelming majesty
of a floral scene like this. I have seen this
plant along the Old World fence rows, but
never dreamed it would undertake to work
out a seene like this. Evidently nature
does not always place things in their best
places. Something is left for all creation
to do. Plants as well as animals may take
"excelsior" for a motto and improve them
selves. Thomas Mcehun In Philadelphia
llow Ho Spelled It.
"How do you spell 'catechism,' Mariaf "
called Mr. Jones up stairs to his wife.
"I haven't any light," answered Mrs.
"What has that to do with spe'ling
'catechism?'" shouted Jones. "I ntuso
have It, for I am getting my Sunday school
"I'm busy," called Mrs. Jones; "look iu
A half hour later Mrs. Jones came down
stairs and found Mr. Jones still buried
deep in Webster's ponderous tome.
"For mercy sake, Mr. Jones, haven't you
found that word yetf"
"No, Maria, and no wonder. It isn't in
the dictionary. I only wanted to Bee if it
Was spelled with an V or an V in the sec
ond syllable, hut I have to risk it, for there
is no sucli word here."
"Nonsense," said Mrs. Jones sharply
"Give me tho hook; I'll soon flud it."
"But I tell you it isn't there. I have
gone right through the K's and it isn't iu
Then Mrs. Jones laughed loud and long,
"Didn't you find it under the head of
K-n-tr ' she gasped.
"I don't see anything funny about it,"
retorted Jones sulkily.
"Don't your Suppose you look in the
C-a-t-s, Mr. Jones. I think you need to go
to a spelling school as much as anything."
But Joues was mud clear through and
shut up the hook with a bang. Detroit
t ree Press.
I do not personally remember anything
comical happening to me when reading the
churching service; but we have probably
all of us heard of the parish clerk who was
so much shocked at hearing the curate de
scribe the titled wife of the great man of
the parish as "this woman." He knew his
manners better, und promptly replied,
"Who putteth her ladyship's trust in
My fellow curate at a London church,
where a fee of eighteen pence was charged
for the use of the churching service, once
told me thut a poor woman, hearing of the
charge, and alluding to the brevity of the
service, replied: "Whutl Eighteen pence
for that bit. It's an imposition. Read
some more." Cornhill Magazine.
A Kind of Company.
Mrs. Blank was a good, kind hearted
Woman, but she talked very little and had
a sort of dejected, mournful air about her
that was trying to a hostess when she was
subjected to a whole afternoon ot It.
One lady in speaking ot Mrs. Blank's
visits, which were always lengthy, very
aptly said, "Well, she is what might be
called lonesome eoiupany." Harper's Ba-
The Engagement BIng,
An artistic engagement ring is formed
of two narrow bands of gold that become
one just in the center; the part where they
are divided is filled In with small but pure
diamonds. These Bmall, clear stones are
always preferred by women, of good taste
to very large ones less perfect in color and
in shape. Ladies' HomaJournaL
In the days of Queen Elisabeth it was
customary to strew green rashes on the
nncarpeted floor of the actors' retiring room
In theaters-chance the term greenroom.
Subsequently It was usual to decorate the
walls with green paper, and sometimes the
rushes gave way to a carpet of green belie.
It Is Fully Black Enough to Equal TLat of
a Dime Novol.
WAS A NAPOLEON GF FINANCE
Success Apparently Turned His Head,
and It Is Claimed That Ho Went in
for Specula. ion, Forgery, Arson,
Robbery and Attempted Murder
and Train Wrecking Charges That
Rival tho Most Improbabls Ro
mance. For the a'.vrdat Trihune.
A home and the lifo of a beautiful
young girl wrecked, his own father driven
to insanity, an attempt to slaughter a
trainload of passengers, nlno incendiary
fires, involving a loss of close on to $100,
000, three cold blooded plots to murder
three different men of high standing in
tho community, an astonishingly bold at
tempt to break into and rob u bank, for
geries and the utterance of worthless checks
so many in number thut the returns uro
not even now all in this Is the wake of
desolation and villainy which Edward H.
Folsom has left behind him In tho town
of Hammondsport, N. Y., whero ho was
born and roared.
The elder Folsom, who, according to a
correspondent of the Now York World, has
been worried and driven out of his mind by
his son's villainy, lived nil his life on a farm
close In touch wttli Hammondsport, and tho
boy Edward hod more than the ordinary
educational advantages of a farmer's son.
Ho not only went to tho Hammondsport
publlo schools, but his fatiier also sent
him for a time to an excellent college
down near Penn Ynn. In tho vlllugo of
Hammondsport the doors of the best fam
ilies were open to him. A year ago last
December, in company with another youth
named Bcnham, Folsom opened a small
grocery store. Folsom raised his share of
the money through tho kindness of his
father. The old gentleman, who had
boundless confidence in him, made over to
him a little place the old man owned.
With that In his possession Edward mort
gaged it und so ruised the money to start
the grocery business. The grocery business
thrived. The firm made money from the
Start. The sanguine Folsom in particular
was enthusiastic Ho had a handsomo
person, and his first use of the unwonted
flow of money into his pockets was to do
vote a largo portion of It to costly raiment
and fine linen. Ho became quite u dazzling
Beau Brummcl in the vlllugo streets.
He went in for horses and bought and
exchanged them right and left. Ho talked
of vast enterprises that he was going to
put through. Ho clearly had gathered tho
impression that he was a Napoleon of
finance. To put it in n word, the little
success ho made at tho start in tho grocery
business quite turned the buy's head and
filled It with who knows what fantastic
visions of oriental splendor.
Ho captivated the heart of Surali Keeler,
one of the prettiest girls of the village,
EDWAltD R. FOLSOM.
and eloped with her after her father hud
forbidden her to receivo his attentions.
Then began a career of crime tho enor
mity of which was only revealed a short
time ago when ono William J. Daniels,
an accomplice, was arrested. It seems that
young Folsom had mortgaged all his prop
erty several times over, had forged numer
ous notes and had committed arson, and
even attempted murder in order to cover
Daniels broke down under arrest, and
in his formal deposition charged Folsom
with hnving planned with Daniels the as
sassination of J. O. Scbrlug, a lawyer. It
was arranged that Daniels should go to
Sebring In the night, tell him that Folsom
was in trouble and wanted him. On thu
way to Folsom 's house Daniels and Haz
ord wore to waylay Sclirhig and murder
him. Thon they wero to take tho keys
from his pockets, go to his office, secure
papers that Folsom wanted destroyed and
set fire to tho building, which also would
burn the clerk's office, in which wero tho
other documents Folsom wanted de
stroyed. Daniels also deposed that Folsom hod
planned with him to waylay H. C. Alns
worth, the banker, on his way home, riflo
hlB pockeof the bank keys and then go
and rob the bank. Daniels said that his
heart had failed him In this, as it had in
the cose of Sebring, and that he had gone
and warned Mr. Alnsworth of the plot to
Still another plot to which Daniels do
posed was one to waylay und murder Mr.
Hunt, the justice of the pcrko whose of
fice was In that of Sebring, take from him
the keys and got the papers Folsom was
so anxious to destroy.
On another occasion, Daniels tostlfiod,
it was planned toluro Sebring to Folsom's
warehouse and there murder him. Sebring,
as a matter of fact, went to the warehouse,
In accordance with the plot, and was led by
Folsom to a remote part of the building,
but neither Daniels nor Hazard would at
As to the train wrecking, Daniels swore
that Folsom had gone to Corning on pur
pose to come back on the train with a
heavy accident Insurance ticket In his
pockot; that Daniels and Hazard were to
throw the train from the track, and that
shortly after the accident occurred, and
When all the people ot the town were away
on the scene, the Halsey block was to be
fired und those coords which Folsom so
much wanted out of the way at last de
stroyed. Extraordinary as this story was,
It was fully confirmed In Important par
ticulars by othor witnesses.
When Foleorn was arrested, he tried to
out his throat, but the wound was not se
rious. He now reposos In tho county Jalr
at Bath, whilo his hoartbroken wife has
returned to her wronged and indignant
Professor Blackie mentions the case of a
yonng man who lived during an entire
college session on red herrings' and one
barrel of potatoes which he had brought
from home. He finally succumbed to the
weakness brought on by insufficient foou.
THEY HAVE STRANGE GODS.
Koreans Worship Ancestral Spirits and
Make Sacrifices to Demons.
In Korea, a good deal of attention in re
ligion is paid to tho worship of ancestral
spirits, and sacrifices ore mode to demons
who play star rolus. Ono of theso splrlte
is said to tako up its abodo in an aperture
mudo by nailing two pieces of walnut
board tofrether without causing them to
meet. This Is cnlled nn unoestral tabic
and is often so delUud as to havo a tomplc
built for lt:i reivptlon. At other tlinos It
has a separate room in u house, or Ufjnin
Is carefully laid nsido In n quiet nook.
A second spirit "(toes back" to tho nil
crstors, and tho eldest son of tho deceased
dutifully propUiutes tho demons by socri
SACRIFICE TO A DEMON,
flcing for Its pence, mid a third spirit is in
like manner wnlted upon by this dutiful
scion lest by uny means the demonsshould
disturb its peace in tho grave. Ho may bo
so dutiful as to build a hut bosido tbo
gravo on tho mountain sido in order to
bo ublo to offer morning und evening sac
rifices to tho demons for tho benefit of the
spirit remaining In tho body. Theso sac
rifices ore continued three years In the case
of the father and one year for tho mother.
Tho sou's olotlilng whilo performing these
rites is of coarse seaweed cloth and girdle
and reminds ono of Uio Scriptural sack
cloth. Tho meat offering thut ho brings
is tho bent food that hu can afford. It con
sists usually of boiled rice, raw cabbage
and turnips, sliced, In strong brine, fish
and fruit. Tho drink offering Is native
liquor mado of wheat und Is highly in
toxicating. There are varieties of liquor
In Korea. Moreover, tho drinks may bo
mude on tho premises whilo you wult, for
each liquor shop has its distillery.
Tho Koreans nro an imaginative raeo.
Tho time between the sacrificial cere
monies is taken up iu searching tho hills
for a propitious situ for burial, and tho
hills themselves become dragons, spirits
and ghosts, to gain whoso favor Is tho do-
sire of eveiy heart, for In that way alone
can tney nope for earthly prosperity.
Prnying to tho mountain spirits and wor
shiping every hilltop is tho outgrowth of
ancestral revereuce. Shrines or spirit trees
are at every mountain pass, nud travelers
bow and maku a trivial offering to them.
Five Hundred Illegal Divorces.
The supremo court of Oklahoma has de
cided that under tho present stututeeof the
territory probate judges had no authority
to grant divorces, and that all divorces
granted by any probato judge in tho ter
ritory sinco Aug. 14, 1893, were null and
void. This decision is a farrenching one
and will causo a sensation all over the
country, for within the specified time fully
500 divorces havo been granted In the ter
ritory by probate Judges. A large majority
of the persons so divorced have since re
married. They camo from every state In
tho Union to take advantage of Oklaho
ma's liberal divorco enactments and are
now left in a queer predicament. They
will at once appeal tho case to he su
premo court of tho United State's and at
tempt to get the territorial supreme court
decision reversed. Tho decision docs not
affect the divorce law of tho territory In
any way beyond the fact that nil divorces
must bo granted by tho district courts.
A Girl's Darins Feat.
There nro not many girls who would
dare leap from a yucht under sail in mid
ocean, or, what was practically tho same,
to a rocking bell buoy anchored five mllos
from slioro. But this was a daring font
performed by Miss Laura Warwick, a maid
en not yet 20 years old and a pretty girl.
Sho Is not a very large girl, but she has
spirit, and when in a tono of banter Wil-
MISS WAKW1CK STANDI SO ON THE BELL LITOr.
lium Wesooat, a member of the Corinthian
fleet of Atlantic, with whom she was out
sailing, dared her, she mounted tho prow
of the boat, and as It went gliding by tho
Dig Duoy, which was .moving In unison
with the rise and full df the sea, she lonpod
upon tho moving platform.
It was a (hiring act, whether sho had
confidence In her companion's ability to
perform tho service of rescue or not in tho
event of a miscalculation of the distance.
Whilo she clung to tho buoy, rocking llko
a cradle, her companion put away, and
when at a sufllclont distance he produced
his camera and snapped it. The photo
graph has only had a limited circulation
among her immediate friends, but wher
ever it was shown It cnlled forth but a sin
gle exclamation, "How did sho daro do
ltf" Tho bell buoy is anchored at tho
mouth of tho inlet, five miles from land.
The T'se of the Yolce.
A specialist In diseases of tho throat hits
found that a peculiar throat affection is
extremely common among teachers in ele
mentary schools, especially among the
women teachers. A chief cause he con
siders to be the unskilled rather than tho
excessive use of the voice, and urgently
recommends women occupying such places
to take lessons in scientific voice culture
as a remedial means. The use of the voice,
too, in overcrowded rooms where the air is
vitiated is also deplored as a serious injury
to it.-Her Point of View in New York
Married la a Store.
Alonzo Rathbmio and Miss Laura
Woltninn of Orchard, a wealthy young
couple, cronted a sensation in Springfield,
O., by walking into a furnishing store on
Market utreet and asking perralesion to bo
married thore. Kov. Charles Stroud, who
happened to be passing, was called In, and
the knot was tied. After the ceremony the
young couple selected their household
goods and departed supremely happy.
,ENTRAL RAILROAD OF H I
LEHIGH AND SUSQUEHANNA DIVISI0H
1 Anthracite coal usod exclusively, insuring
cleauliuees and comfort
TIME TAB LI I BIT ROT MAT 20, MM.
Trains leave Seranton for Pittston. Wilkes
Bsrre, etc., at 8.ai. W.lo, 11.30 a. m.. 1100. S.O0L
1$ & t ft llu5
ror Atiantio city, B.a a, m.
For New York, Newark and Elisabeth. 8.21
. . , -' .. V"i"ViKl Wild DUU9I
parlor car), 3. JO (express) p. m. Sunday, 8.1a
Hob . JIAticn CntTNK, Allentows, BuTnts-
ni'.M. EaktoH hH Pun . ... . ..... . a ... .
... . , ,, . . ' "'un.i.uriini, o.tM M, 111..
linO, 3.UU, 6.110 (exouot l'hilndali.l.l, m
Bunduv, 2 Mi p. m. "
.J"0' Lono iWscb, Ocf.au Gnnvit, eta., at
Ra (wilh throuifh ar)a. m., llWp. m.
For Heading, Lobanon and liarriaborg-, via
2 lSp! tZ0 " 1131 6'' vaL BviT'
i or i-ousvuie, a. m., 12.60 p. m.
Un, 1.30, 4.SI (express with Bullet parlor car
p. m. Sunday, 4.) a. m.
Lavo Philadelphia, Beading Terminal, O.0J
, m., 2.00 ond 4.3J p. m. Sunday, 6.27 a. m.
may be had on application In advance to the
ticket agent at ths statiun.
U. V. BALDWIN.
il.h i . : . .
J. H. OLHAUSEN.
DELAWARE AND HCr
10. all tr&inHWill arrliManA
depart from the new Lack
awanna avenue station as
Trains will leave Pcrt-
lon gution ior uaroondale
and Intermediate point at
K. yd- K 4R OH X in ZnA III lil
.m., 12.00, 2,20, aM, 5.15. 6.15, 7.26, 8.10 and
For Farview, Waymart and Honesdahi at
TOO. 8.25 and 10. KJ a.m., U.COjUO aud 6.1ft am,
rVr Albany, Saratoga, the Aarondackaaod
Montreal at 5.4" a. in. and 2,20 p.m.
ror wiiKos-uarre and ratormefflmts points
St 7.4ft. 8.45, 8H and 10.45 a m, U06, L20, aSd,
4.00, 5.10, 6.05. 9.15 and L1.3D pis.
Trains will arrive at Seranton Station from
CfirhiltHlalA anil i,it.,iM..u M4n,. M4 .A
r,ii1.".n-d-10-W . !. UJ, 2JJ4.8.4U,
i.u,, u-uu, i.j, ana pn.
From Honosdale. Waymartaiid FarTiew at
t.84 a.m.., 1100, 1.17, 40, 6 66 and. tAJ-pjo,
From Montreal, Saratoga.. Albany, eta, at
154 and ll.S) p.m.
r rom v tuiee-Barre and intemwllais -points
st 3.15. 8 01, 1UU5 and 11-M a.m., 1 16, 2,14. &NL
5.10,6.08,7.20, U.03 and 1L16 p.m. .
MAY IX. 1K
Train leaves Bcranton for Philadelphia nA
New York vbw D. H.RK at 7. a.m, 12S
2.88 ind U.8i v- m. via D., L A W. B, B- S.OO,
11.08,11.20 a. m.,and LJ0 p. tn.
Leave Seranton for Pittaton and WHka.
Barre via D L. St W. R. iL, 6.00, 8.0S, 1L3J
a. m.,1.80,a50. 6.07. .p. m.
Leave Bcranton for White Haven, Badeton,
Potteville and all pomts on the Beaver
Meadow and Potteville branches, ri E. A W.
V.. 6 40a.m. , via D. SERB, at 7.45a.m., .06,
tSt. 4.10 p.m., via D L. W. R. li, &00, (U
Ll.'J)a inN l.ai, 3.50p.m.
Leave Bcratrton tor Bethlehem, Kentm 1.
Reading, Hiu-rislinnc and all intsnnedlaM
Boint via D.& H.K.B.7.4,i .ra.,HO.i, 8.38, ILUS
p.m.,vi U., U4W. B, 8-6.00,3.08, lL20a. m.
Leave Seranton for Tankhannoek, Tawiuiia,
Elmira. Ithaca. Geneva and all IntermedUte
points via L. & H. U.R..8.46 ajn-12.05 and lUt
p. m., via D. U St W. R. R.. 8.0$ .m,lJ0p. m.
Leave Seranton for RoRbeetar, Buffalo, Ni
agara Fulls, Detroit. Chicago and all points
west via O. & H. B, a,m12.05,.l&.ll.H
p. m., via D. L. & W. B, R. and Pittstoa
luijot-ion, 8.08 a.m., 1st, 8L50D. m., via K. W.
For hllmim and the went via Sakvmanet, vt
lUttllHH mm.. lXO.V.6-05 p. ra- via D
U & W. R.R., ,8.08 a.m.. VJO and 6.07 p. m.
Pullman parlor md Bleeping or L. V. chair
cars on all trains-between L. Is B. Junction or
Wilkes-Barre and New York, PhuadnlpU,
Buffalo and Konponittin Brrrtmi
ROLLIN H. WILBUR, Ohm. Sapfc
CMA8. 8. LKE. (Jen. Paav MX Phila.Pa.
AW.NONNEMACHKR.Atft Ooo-Pass. Ag'fc
Bouth Bethlehem. Pa.
DELAWARE, LACKAWANNA AND
Trains leave Seranton as follows: F.zpresa
fur New York and ah pomts East. 1.40, &60,
6.15, 8.00 and 9.5o a. m.; IS Si and 8.90 p. m.
Express for Eaetou. Trenton. Philadelphia
and the South, 6.15, 8.00 and .55 a. m. U6f
and 3.50 p. m.
Washington and way stations, 8.55 p. m.
Tobyhanna accommodation, 6.10 p. m.
Expr as for Binghamton, Oswego, Eimlra.
Corning. Bath. Dansvllle, Mount Morris ana
Buffalo, 12.10, 215 a. m. and 1.24 p. m., making
close connections at Buffalo to all points in the
West, Northwest and Southwest.
Bath accommodation. 9 a. m. -Binghamton
and way stations, UL87 p. m.
N icnolaon accommodation, at 4 p. m. anej
6.10 p. m.
Binghamton and Elmira Express, 8.06 p, m.
Express for Cortland, Syracuse, Osweg
Dtica and Kiuhfidd Springs, 2.15 a. m. and US
Ithaca. 2.15 and Bath 9 a. tn. and 1J4 p m.
For Northumberland, Pitta ton, WUkea-Barre,
Plymouth, Bloomuburg and Danville, making
clo?e connections at Northumberland for
Williamsport, Barrtsbarg, Baltimore, Wash
ington and the Sooth.
Northumberland and Intermediate stations,
6.00, U.iu a. m, and 1.80 and 6.07 p. m.
Nanticone ana Intermediate stations, 8. OS
and 11.20 a. in. Plymouth and intermediate
stations, 8.50 and 8.52 p. m. , ,,
Pullman parlor and sleeping eoaehes on all
express trains. . .
For detailed information, pockettime tables,
etc.. apply to M. L.. Smith, city ticket offloe,
KJS Lackawannaavwua, or depot ticket offlaa,
ERIE AND WYOMING VALLEY PAII.
Trains l.v Soranton tor New York andto;
termediate points on the Erie railroad at 6-
a. in. and 8.24 p. m. Also tor llwoeeaaio.
Hnwley and local points at &5,ft am., ana
a Ail the aliove are through trains to aad
flom Honesdalo. - ,.,.,,
An additional train leaves 1!?J'
Lake Ariel at 5.10 p.n awl rrtv .at Boras
ton from the Lake t H ftt am. od JjpIMn.
Trains leave for Wtlkee-Barroat .a,ta,
and 8,41 p. m.
6CKANTUN Hi VISION,
la Effect June 24th, 1804.
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All trains run-dally except Sunday,
t slgnlllesthat trains stop-on signal for pas.
Kecure rates via Ontario a Western before
purchasing tieketa and save money. Day aad
Nlhgt Express to the west,.
J. c. AndoraorvGMk. Pass. Apt.
T. FUtcroIt, Dlv. Pais, AgtuBcraaton, Pa.
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