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. MEETS DEFEAT
The Honor of the Blue Grass Region Has
WOOL ACTIVE IN TH2 FIGHT
Kentucky Ladios Wage a Bitter War
fare Against the Colonel and Are
Largely Instrumental in His De
featThe Silver Tongued Orator
a Disappointed Individual Not
withstanding He Had the Party
Organization at His Back, the Ma
chine Is Shattered and He Is Con
signed to Political Oblivion. ,
Lexington, Ky., Si'pt. 16
10Y over the defeat of Colouel W.
C. P. Breckinridge at tbe priinu-
n I ries was almost hysterical in this
vii locality last evening. The tri
umph of the women of tlm Blue Gmss
country is worthy of tbe energetic
champions of virtue. Tl'ey have foutiht
valiantly against Colonel Breckinridge
and they liuvo won.
W. C. Owi ns bus been cboson by the
Democratic primaries to ran as the
party nominee for Congress in the No
vember elections'1 instead of W. C. P.
P-rfckinnd.re. His plurality over
Breckinridge and Mr. fvrrlt) will be at
leant 730. ntnl perhaps 1 000.
Breckinridge U a oruslud and disap
pointed man. Talking of hie future be
"I expeet to live ont my days right
here iu Kentucky, and will continm to
go in ntid ont among these people nutil
I nui laid away in tbe beuutiful Lex
ington cemett ry where sleep all that is
mortal of my ancestors. Ai I said to
tbrse people on tbe stamp, if they do
not chooss to send mt back to conyras
I v. ill tir.d some other sphere of labor
Colonel Breckinridge is In splendid
health, bnt he presents a bad sight.
- All orts of' rumors are afloat, eomi
sensational and some nbsnrd. One re
port has it t!i h t whoa Colonel Breckin
ridge ets he is defeated he will cm
mit suicide. Another is to the effect
that Madeline Pollard nrrived in Lex
ington this evening, and said she would
kill the congressman should ha be nom
inated for re-'lcction.
Miss Pollnr 1 win said to have reached
town iu disguise, and nt once drove to
a hotel iu a closed carriage. VVbuther
there is any truth iu the report or not,
th police of Lexington are guarding
Colouel Breckinrldue. '
Breckinridge managers claim Owens'
plurality, on the face of the returns, is
only 105, and say they will contest and
buve tbe election declared for Breckin
ridge. Owens' managers deuy there in
ground for contest, and still claim 555
as bis majority.
STORY OF THE CAMPAIGN,
The V. CP. Breckinridge "campaign
of vindication'' practically begnu noon
after tbe verdict in the Madeline Pol
lurd case was rendered in AdMI, al
though Colouel Breckinridge did notot-
taij leave of absence from congress to
devote most of bis nttention to bis
campaign until early in July. But
prior to that time he had gone into the
Ashland district, made several speeches
nud perfected his plans for the hard
work of the aotunl political campaign.
It was during his first visits to the dis
trict after the Pollard suit that
he realized something of the nature
and extent of the opposition he would
hnvo to meet. Ho found two tremen
dous forces organizing against bim, tbe
women and tho churches. One of the
first of these organiz itions was the
Lxington "Women's Anti-Breckin-ridge
Club," which raised thousands of
dollars t '-lend iu any manner which
promises 'help defoat Breckinridge
and tied yens. An instance of the
almost li h. expenditure of money by
tt:b club Was its chartering a special
train of tweuty-two cars, on which it
carried free from Lexington to Paris
and return any one who oonld be in
duced to attend the last great Owons
rally at Paris, where between 20,000
aud 25,000 porsous wore gathered from
all parts of the district.
Breckinridge wont iuto the' actual
battle in July, backed by the support
of the federal officeholders Of tbe dis
trict, by the county and state organ
isation of bis party, and to some ex
tent by tbe National Congressional
committee in Washington, which of
course is tacitly bound to the support
Cf representatives seeking re-election.
Those, with the Breckinridge personal
following, greatly reduced from former
campaigns, seemed to comprise all of
bis forces at the beginning. It was not
a very formidable array, but the loader
wag a force in himself throngh his
keen knowledge of practical polities,
his nndonbted eloquence, and a
capacity for hard worn which is noth
ing less than marvelous.
VERY MEEK AT THE START.
At the beginning of the campaign
Breckinridge assnmed the role of a
meek and lowly repeutant. lie con
fessed, declared himself sanctified by
repentance, and sought forgiveness and
sympathy. But this attitude bad to be
abaudoned. Tbe opposition gave him
no quarter, spared him no blows, and
declared in favor of a slugging cam
paign. He was forced to acoopt the
battle as it was given. W. C Owens,
his yontbful opponent, was out for
figbr.not palaver.Most of all, tbe women
hooted tbe repentance dodge, and dealt
many a vicious whack at the reputa
tion of the congressman as it had been
established by tbe disclosures cf tbe
Then the campaign grew hotter.
Breckinridge talked less of repentance
and forgiveness, leaving that to the
few cburoh friends who had rallied to
bis support, and devoted his own ener
gies to repelling the fresh charges made
against bim, and making charges in
return. Rapidly the whole population
. of tbe district became involved in the
controversies 'of the campaign. But
always tbe women were in the load.
Their clubs adopted rules calculated to
prevent anyor the gallant yonng men
of tbe d is trio t enlisting under Br eokin-
ridga. It was told of one young man.
who had been won over by the colonel's
eloquence, and possibly for a feeling of
sympathy tor tho under dog, that ho
was cut one morning on tbe streets of
Lexington by three ladies in succession.
To the third one he protested.
'Tarrton me, sir, she replied coldly,
I do not know you. "
"Do not know me, Miss 1" he ex
claimed. ''You have known me all
"You are mistaken, she said. ''I nm
not acquainted with any man who
wears a Breckinridge button.
The button was replaced bv an Ow
ens badge the next day.
une man informed his wife that bo
was one of a committee to entertain
Breckenridge at dinner at a hotel,
"I cannot Interfere with my bus
band's politics," she responded, "but I
must maintain onr reputation for hos
pitality. I will meet Colonel Breckin
ridge in our carriage and drive with
him to the hotel. If he is fit for you
to dine with, ho is fit for me to drive
Tho man excused i himself from the
There is another story which illus
trates the feeling of the women and is a
good specimen of Kentucky wit. A
Breckinridge man was asked by his
wife one evening for the latest politi
"Oil," said he, "Owens hits made an
other oue of his sehoolboy speeches."
"The distinction being," siie re
joiuod, "that Breckinridge makes his
-tpeechos to school girls.
S EXCinXO CAMPAIGN INCIDENTS
Every day, nearly, had its exciting
incident. Thero were list fights iu
plenty; there were occasional shoot
ings and many mora threats to shoot.
Charges from the stump became more
numerous and virulent; there were
addresses by women's clnhs.resolntious
by religious bodies. There was a col
ouel ou every stump, and every colonel
wns worked up to a fighting pitch of
pr.rtisiin zanl. During the pant two
weekj it is said that not a scoro of ladies
iu the district kept her day "at home."
Most of them were out campaigning
for Owens or S'ttle, always against
Breckinridge. They did not retreat
because the issue iu this fight was an
unclpan one. "Better a few blushes
now," they stiH. "thau Bhnme forc-vtr
artfir Sept. 15."
Tito gainful tnnves made by Breck
inridge ware all political. The district
congr. ssioual committee iu June
adopted the usual rnle that any man
could vote at the primaries who was
known to the judge of the primaries
to be a D'tnocrat. On the Sth of this
month, just a week before the prim
aries, the same committee made a rule
that the judges should require of all
persons seeking to vote at the primaries
an oatb to support at the regular elec
tion the candidate having a majority
of tbe primary votes.
This raised a bowling stor a of pro
tests from the Owons camp. It was
inteuded, they said, to keep away from
the primary polls thousands of anti
Brockinridire men who would cot make
anch an oatb. The colonel was de
nounced more fiercely than ever before,
aud a movement was at once started ty
tbe Owens men to vote at the prima
ries, refusing to take the oath, no mat
ter what force should bo required to
secure the acceptance or their ballotd,
The indignation caused by this trick
in tbe game of politics resulted in tho1
greatest mooting of the oampaign,
probably the greatest metiug evar
held in the district, near Paris, on
September 10, two days after the adop
tion of the oath rule.
Outside of Lexington, Colonel Breck
inridge did not have a meeting at
tended by more than 500, and women',
at all of his meetings, were conspic
POLITICS IN GENERAL.
0elen M. Uougar has lost her snit agaioBt
Congressman .Morse for saying she was a
Prohibitionist under Democratic pay.
Senator Hill, In a speech at a New Jer
sey fair, virtually intimated that Morton
would he tbe next governor or iNew loik.
Chauncey Depew says the prosperity be
has seen since the enactment of our new
tarilt bill has been mainly on the European
Alabama Populists are endorsing tho
Republican candidates for congress in the
hope of beating the Democrats, at whom
they are incensed.
"Holland" claims that Reed Is more pop,
nlar In New York than Blnino. ever wbs.
The trouble is to got a place big enough to
hold Reed's audiences.
Senator Murphy will resign the New
York Htate Democratic- chairmanship and
Major James W. Hinckley of Poughkeopsie
will be chosen in his stead.
Breckinridge's defeat is the more signifi
cant in that he bad the help of a large
bread-and-butter brigade of recruits from
Washington. Senator Lindsay helped
The indications are that West Virginia
will be the scene of one of the most bit
torly fought battles of this campaign.
The Republican leaders are determined to
John Sherman expects tbe next congress
to be Republican, and doesn't think the
next session of this congress will take
further action on the stiver question or is
sue more bonds.
In London, Mr. Wilson denied that
Cleveland wa a candidate for re-election;
thought the Republicans would nomiuato
a conservative like Senator Allison and
said the United States "would never re
vert to McKinloyisra or to a blind, greedy,
Tom Reed will speak in New York one
week from tonight. After that he will
frobably go to Indiana and from there to
llinnis, Iowa. Minnesota, Houth Dakota
and Kansas, where his old friend, Edtnond
N. Morrill, Republicau candidate for gov
ernor, is claiming bis services. Thence he
will go to Omaha and will then probably
visit ; California where he may make a
number of apenohos. He will not be able
to visit West Virginia.
Five hundred Chicagoans have organ
ized the Independent American party,
its platform demands the extension of
civil service reform to state.city and town
oQlcers and that Americanism bs made the
only tenure of ofllce. On the question of
immigration it asks for a five years' reii
decce as a qualification for a voter and
also that he must be able to read tho con
stitution of the United States. All trusts
are denounced. The raonoy of the gov
ernment, it says, should bs (told, silver
and greenbacks, and all should be legal
tender, aud it asks the establishment of
postal savings banks. A tariff for protec
tion is demunded, and that tariff and pro
tection be taken ont of politics; The pub
lic schools should be held free from sec
tarian influence and United Slates sena
tors bs elected by direct vote of the peo
They Easily Vanquish the Enemy at Sing
WYLIE B.U2DERERS EXECUTED
Chinese Soldiers Who Killed the Pres
byterian Missionary Are Punished.
Six Survivors of the Troop Ship
Chean Wrecked at Formosa Arrive
at Shanghai Torpedoes in the Gulf
of Tioko Chapels Destroyed by
Chinese to Be Restored. . '
London. Sjpt. 10
I DESPATCH to the Central News
A from Tokio snys that news has
been received from Fusan that a
u Japanese corps has engaged and
routed the enemy at Sng-Chuon, and
that the Japanese advancing army has
ougaged and routed the enemy at
Chniuu-Chwn. The Chinose relreatud
to Yingiau. Details of these battles
tiro lacking. The Japanese army is
crossing the Tatong river.
I'leld Marshal Count i amngata has
arrived nt S-;oul, where he will assume
A dispatch from . Honcr Kong says
that the enlistment of Enropeans iu
tho Chinese army has boon stopped.
Seven British custom ;ofiioers, who had
euliHted, have returned to their former
duties. The entire southern squadron
of the Chinese navy has boen ordered
A dispntch to the Central News from
Shanghai says that six of the survivors
of the Chines-i troop ship Chean, which
was wrecked atChetntut wbileu lonte
to Formo-ia with 1,40) iBoldiers on
board, have arrived here. Tiiey report
that 209 of the persons on board the
Cueau were drowned.
ine dispatch further says that no
news has been received in Shanghai of
ativ ongigement in Corea since the
enga'jom ut of Ang. 13, when tbe Chin
ese were defeated, witu the loss of 500
The murderers 'of the Rav. James
Wylie, the : Presbyterian missionary,
who was recently killed at Lino. Yang
by Chinese soldiers who wore on their
way to Korea, have been executed. Tho
officers in command of the troops who
oommitted the crime were cashiered.
The chapels which were cestroyed by
tho soldiers are to be destored to the
condition in which they were prior to
the outrage at the expanse f the peo
ple living in the neighborhood. .
TOr.PEDOES WILL BE LAID.
Washington, Sept. 10 The depart
ment of state has received from Minis
ter Dun at Tokio a copy of a note from
the Japanese minister of foreign affairs,
dated August 10, informing him that
torpedoes would be laid in the Gulf of
Tokio and harbor of Nagasaki, and
enclosing directions for the guidance
of vessels entering or leaving t)ioso
plaoes. Mr. Dun also encloses n, no
tice to captains and musters of
American vessels, which he published,
containing tbe directions reforreil to
The letter of tile Japanese tnin-
ister of foreign affairs says that as! But
marine cnbles are to be laid dndn at
the entrance of tbe Tokio and Nagas
aki, it baa been determined bv the im
perial Rovernmept that after noon of
Aug, 23 all vessels shall be prohibited
to eater or leave the gulf or harbor
without the conduct of a pilot vessel
having on board an officer of the im
periai navy in charce of tbe pilotage,
and no vessel shall be permitted eith
to enter or leave those places between
sunset and sunrise.
The date of the enforcement of the
order being so near at band, foreign
vessels arriting from distant places
which might not be acquainted with
the new regulations would be notified
by tbe pilot vessels.
STABBED ISA BOW.
August Oani I. Stabb.d by On of Els
Swrini to the Scran ton r.'"iie.
AltCHBALD. S-pt, 16 August Gnus,
a role about 4o years old. was "anger
ously stabbed in a quarrel nm9'ig his
countrymen at his home on Piue street.
Archbald, on Saturday night.
Saturday was pay day wltU, tbe
party and Gaits was entertaining
several of his friends from out of twn
Tbny spent the night drinking and.dnr-
ing their celebration a quarrel begaP-
Gans threatened to call polk-oti"n
whereupon his son knocked him doVi:
and another young man, John Sbenlco,
nsod a knife on the prostrate main,
The elder Gans was stabbed in varioV'
parts of the body and two of tho kuif
thrusts apparently entered the lnnga
The old man's body is badly bruise
and swollen and his condition is con
sidered dnngerons by the attending
physician. Dr. Van Doron.
Romalo was arrested yesterday and
cod h tied in the borough lockup. Young
(isna ran away and is still In biding
It is belisved that he has left town,
CONVENTION TO ADJOURN.
Brotherhood of Fln-mei Will Meet a
Bt. Louia In 06
IlAinusnuita. Pa Sept. 10. Tbe
delegates aud visitors to the biennial
convention of the Brotherhood of Fire
men bad an excursion to Gettysburg
to-uny, returning this evening. 1c is
expected that tbe convention will ud
jonrn nt abont the m iddle of the week,
St. Louis has been mentioned as the
place for tho next convention in 1800
DROWNED IN A CREEK.
Sad Ending of the Ufa of Mrs. Christian,
Harrisburg, Sept. 10 A cloudbun
near Middletowu tonight caused co
siderable damage. Christian Brill. 1
wife and two children, of Conewa
township, were driving along a rl
near Middletown, and failing to
serve that a bridge had been waBh
away, drove into a raging creek.
The earrings was overturned and
occupants thrown into the water, L
managed to save himself and the
children, but bis wife floated under a
partly submerged fence and was
MB. BABBISOFS PLANS
His Campaign fctechu Will Con
fined to Indiana.
Chicago. SeDt. 10. Some weeks aco
Chuirman Tauuer, of tbe Rpublicun
state committee, wrote to ex-President
Harrison asking bim to make one or
more speeobes in Illinois this fall.
Yesterday he received the following
reply which not only answers his let
ter, but outlines Mr. Harrison's plans
for the fall campaign:
Ismanapous. Ind.. Soot. 13. 18W.
John R. Tanner.
Mv Deab Sin: I have not been able
sooner to acknowledge your letter of Aug.
si. l only got uoine yesterday. 1 have
made up my mind not to go out of this
ptate to enter into the campaign this fall.
I do not think it would be right for me to
go into general campaigu work. I have
promised our own people to make a couple
of speeches in this state, and if I go beyond
this and visit Illinois or Iowa, as I have
been Invited to do, or any other state, I
could not put any limit upon the demands
which would be made upon me. I am
sorry to disappoint you, for you have all
Biiown me a great aeal ol Kindness in the
past. hRXJAUIN tiAitnisnN.
KILLED BIS WIPE
Samuel Kilpatrick Shoots His
Partner During a Partv
at Their House.
Philadelphia, S-pt. 16 Without
any known motive Samuel A. Kilpat
rick, aged 45 years, shot his wile Mary
twice iu tho aldoinen at 1 30 o'clock
this morning at their home, 095-1 Mnr
den street. The worn tin died ths after
noon. The Kilpatricks were giving a
party aud wnen the husband finished
dauciug with bis wife be went to un
upper room, got a revolvor and then
tired twice at the woman as she was in
tbe midst of the guests.
r one of the other attendants were
hit by tbe bullets intended for Mrs.
Kilpatrick, but as Edward Price, ag'.'d
30 years, grasped the woman in his
arms to preveut her from falling the
husband oponed nru on bim. The bul
let went through Price's right arm,
Kilpatriok then ran from the dwelling,
pursued bv the guests, aud landed in
the arms of two polioemen. The hus
band is said to have been perfectly
sober and no reason can be assigned for
For eighteen years; nnd until two
years nato, Kilpatrick was a bookkeeper
at tbe House of Correction, bnt lost bis
position throngh some irregularity in
his books. Siuce then he has been de
spondent. The mnrderer is in jail.
a Convention at
of the Holy Re
New Youk, Sept. 10 The conven
tion of the German Roman Catholic
Central vereiu bogan today with a
solemn high mass at the Church of the
Most Holy Redeemer,
Tbe delegates arrived on Saturday
uigbt nnd put up at the Metropolitan
hotel The delegates came from St.
Louis, Chicago, Milwaukee, Buffalo,
New Orleans aud other cities to the
uumher of 400.
The high altar of the church was
oue mass of lights and flowers. The
body of tho church was reserved en
tirely for the delegates.
His grace, Archbishop Corrlgaa ar
rived at the churoli early aud took his
seat. The very Rev. Mgr. Joseph
Schroeder, professor of dogmatic the
ology at the Catbolio university, Wash
ington, D. C, celebrated the solemn
high mass. The deacon was Rev.
Frauk Cook, of Si. Joseph's church,
Rochester, Tbe Rev. William Taweg
rector of the church preached an elo
quent sermon iu German.
Tne splendid choir undor the direc
tion of Mr. Alphons Weiss, assisted by
an orchestra, rendered C. M, Von
Webers mass in brilliant s'yle.
STATE LEAGUE GAMES
A Serioa to Be Flayed Between Harris
bur? and Fottsvllle.
Hawusbcuu, Pa,, Sept. 10 Tbe
scries of nine games to be played by
the Harrisburg and Pottaville club to
determine tbe champion of the state
league has been arranged and will be
played as follows: September 10, 20,
24 aud 25 in Harrisburg and 21, 22 and
20 and 27 at Pottaville, with one game
ou neutral ground September 20.
Under the agreement Callahan of
Philadelphia, and Waltons and Stouch
of the Lancaster who play with Har
risburg, . WEST SIDERS WEAR BADGES,
To Show Their Loyalty to ths Viaduct
The enthusiasm shown by West Side
people in their endeavors to secure tbe
ware, Lackawanna and Western
uot surnames any interest ever dis
yed in a similar movement iu that
sejetion of the city.
many enthusiasts are now wearing
bnllges signifying their loyalty to tbe
prrjeot. They feel sangnine that their
a forts will be crowned with success.
FROM OVER THE SEA.
I The duke of Orleans will visit various
i Admirals Milo and Da Gama, of Brazil,
liavu been reconciled.
Historian Froudn still 1 es verv near
jdoath's door iu London.
U Their is still a remit of terror ausmc
from religioui riots in I'oonau, lml li.
This year's coffee crop, estimated at
12, WO, 000 bags, is tbe largest on record.
Editor Weldner, of the Socialist, Berlin
lias been arrested for publishing blasphe
Miners Im South Wales refuse to he
bound longer by tbe prevailing Blidiug
scale of wages.
Berlin financiers advanced the entire
$12,0(10,000 loan ou preference securities of
the Kiazau ec Uralsu (uuselan) railway.
The French government, has instructed
M. de Villers to pnt down the 20,000 armed
Hovas in Madagascar, and to protect the
rights oi me ireucn residents.
Many Posen Admirers of Bismarck Gather
ENTHUSIASM r CF
Thousands Assemble to Pay Their
Respects to the Man Who Re
alized the Dream of Many Genera
tions of Germans Incidents of the
Reception and the Hospitality of the
Prince Stirring Addresses Deliv
ered Upon the Occasion.
Varzin, Sept. 10.
little village never bofore
seen such u festival as begun
ere this morning. Preparations
had been making for days to re
ceive the Posen delegation of Prince
Bic-mirck's admirer. With daybreak
the visitors came from the surrounding
districts by tbe score. They found the
Btreets already decorated with garlauds,
tligs and nrohes spanning the roads
which lead to the caHtle. Policemon
who had been gathorod from Stolpn
Coslin nnd other nearby points close
the approaches to the cnstle so as tj
leave tree way for the delegation.
Ihe prince and princoss Disraarck
roso at 9 o'clock. Only membi rs of the
fnmily circle were at breakfast, among
them Count William Bismarck, his sis
ter, tbe . Countess Runtzau, and Dr.
Schweninger, who umie to the castle
last evening so as to be with the prince
during the excitement of the reception.
The first train reached titunmerluehle
at 11:20. .the other oue juut about
noon. Tents for their reception hud
been erected, and the tuples for lunch
eon were Bproad beforo 11. The young
men walked from tho railway Btation
to the caatlo. The older men were car
ried in the prince's carriages, in ve
hicles used nt his faotories, and in
whatever else bad wheels and something
to sit on. The procession was marshaled
by Major Von Tiedman, who divided it
into three battalions. At a farm bouse
near tbe station each battalion halted
and had grog and coffee aud sausages,
served by men from the prince'a es
tate. After this retresbment the pro
cession was re-organlzsd. A count
then showed that 2,300 men were pres
ent nnd eager to take part in the march
past tbe cnstle,
Msior Von Tiedemann ordered a halt
sgain wliBn the bead of the column ar
rived at the platform, which was erect
ed yesterday in front of the castle en
trance. The delegates haviug broke
ranks and crowded forward, gathered
in a big semicircle to await ths prince's
It was about 1.30 when the bands
were heard coming with the procession
from the village. After tbe delegates
bad gathered around the platform a
maennerchor sung "The Watch on the
Rhine. Nearly 3,000 voices responded.
Tbe last strain of the chorus bad
hardly echoed from the castle
when the old chancellor came for
ward. A sea of hats, handkerchiefs
and flags swept insinutly over tbe heads
of the crowd and for several minutes
everybody oheered like mad. As the
choenng ceased Minor Von Tie Jeman
stepped ou the platform and proposed a
final cbeor with some sentiment whic.i
was lost in the tumult of enthusiasm.
Councillor Keuuemann read the ad
dress. He said:
Thousands of men of all classes have
gathered here to honor the man who
realized the dream of many generations
of Uermaus the man who uuited Uer
many of which our province shall forever
form an integral pure mere naa Deen
occasional vacillation in tho administra
tion of our province, bnt this has served
only to deepen our attachment to the
imperial idea ombodled in Prince Bis
The maennerchor chanted "Hail
Biemark" after the address nud, amid
repeated cheers. Bis mark stepped for
wurd to reply. He spokd forty-five
Prince Bifmark in the conrse of his
speech, declared that Fosen was
more indispensable to Germany
than even Alsace and Lorraine, and
Germany would spill her last dron
of blood aud spend her last
coin in defending it. It was
only tbe elements of political impoteuce
and ignorance that believed iu the
Pole. A friendly policy might pacify
some of the Poles, but it would not
pacify tbe Polish lordly population. It
is the Polish nobility and clergy that
agitate and fan the flame of political
It was through moderation only, he
said, that tbe union of the various
tribes had been achieved; but 47,000,
000 of Germans would never consent to
be ruled over by 2,000,000 of Poles, es
pecially not in this era of tbe rule
of majorities. With the Poles
their own nationality takes pre
cedence iu confeesiou, but wth
a vast majority of the Germans the re
verse is the case. I am not able to un
derstand if any person in high place
encourages tbe aspirations of tbe Poles,
Germany's opponents are the Polisu
nobility and the Polish clergy.
After tbe ex chancellor had finished
bis speech the delegates presented bim
with various ' products of Possn
snch as wines, hops, sugar, flour, etc.
Dr. Ki'-hl then real an address to Prin
cess Bismarck which was fol
lowed by the singing the choral.
"Deutsche Frauen. Deutsche Frauen.'
At the conclusion of the sing
ing Prinoe Bismarck made the rouud
of tbe gathering judulgiug in a dem
onstration of wholesale handshaking.
He conversed for some time with the
members of the commutes and others
of the deputatiou and the reception
ended with the uhorul singing of ''Yob
llnhe Micb Ergeben Mit Herz Und
Hand." Tho procession reformed nt
5 30 nnd rtnrned to UammerBmueble.
THE SHEEP INDUSTRY.
Fears that Various Causes May Lead to
Destruction of Flocks.
Madison, Wis., Sept. 10 John A.
Craig, professor of animal husbandry
in tie University of Wisconsin, says
that within tbe past year there have
been forces in operation that are likely
to do irreparable damage to the sheep
industry, unless they, are checked at
this time. The mutton market aud the
wool markot, through tbe pressure of
events, have been forced lower thsn
they have been at any previous period.
Another cause that bad a depressing
effect on the sheep market has been the
severe drouth, which has furthered the
marketing of call stock and unfinished
The unusual activity of tbe sbesp
market a few years ago also may have
had an influence, through stimulating
the breeding of undesirable sheep tbnt
are compelled to tto to markot in such
times as' these. These circumstances
will lead many, it is thought, to think
seriously of sacrificing their flacks.
An Adopted Son of Sr. Epayd Suddsnly
Wilkes-Barue, Sept. 10, Claude,
15-yeur-old adopted son of Dr. Spayd,
was decoyed away by a tramp on Sat
urday night, it is believed for purposes
of revenge tor not assisting the tramp.
Tbe boy told a companion that he was
going to New York and work his pas
sage on a ship to Mexico iu search of
bis father, James Smyth, ,a mine con
tractor, who ran away ten years ago,
abandoning his little children.
The police in New York and Phila
delphia have been notifwd to arrest tbe
' y. He is tall and slim, aud has
own hair, blue eyes, aud wore blue
suit and black derby hat.
A SUSPICIOUS DEATH.
Pistol Shots, Pool of Blood and
Dead Body Creates Ex
citement. The sudden death of Mrs. Jane Hills,
an aged woman living on Meylert ave
nue, at an early hour yesterday morn
ing, was attended by several revolver
shots and the fiudincr of a pool of . blood
near her body. An inquest held by the
coroner resulted in a verdict of death
from natuial causes. A suspicion of
foul play bad existed.
Mrs. Hills, a widow highly respected
in Green Ridge, is about 71 years of
age, and ber son, W illiam Hills, was
out very late on Saturday night. His
mother reprimanded him, and what
followed is not conclusively ealab
lished. The neighbors heard four or
five pistol shots, and when they en
terod tbe bouse tbey found tbe old lady
lad and a pool of blood on the 11 mr.
Upon closer examination a mark rr
sembliug a bullet wound was found
near tbe ankle of the right foot.
A suspicion of foul play arose and
Uoroner Kelly was notified. Ue Im
panelled a jury and at tbe inquest tho
son, William, stated that be bred the
shots to call tbe neighbors to the assist
ance of bis mother, who had swooued
and lay helpless on tbe flior. It was
proved by medical evidence that the
deceased had suffered from an affec
tion of the heart. It was found that
the abrasion on the ankle was a super
ficial wound caused by the bursting of
a vein, and that the deceased suffered
from a disease which wonid account
for tbe fact. -
Tbe jury returned a verdiet that the
deceased died from hemorrhage. The
suspicion strongly nttached to the son
was caused by his unwise conduct in
discharging tbe pistol shots, bnt no
connection appeared between his silly
freak and the sad ending of bis mother's
Lycoming county sportsmen have organ
ized a fish and game protective associa
tion. , Judfjo McPherson has dooided that tho
city of Hiirnsbiirtr has the right to tax
On the grouud that Murderer Georga
Duhovie, of Allegheny county, is insane.
Hoveruor Pattison has respited him nutil
October, when the pardon board meets.
The cotton mills of the Patterson mills,
at Chester, that have beou idle for several
mouths, will resume operations today ou
full time, giving employment to about 300
HASHES FROM THE WIRES.
ronton garment cutters will strike, 3,010
strong, against, the sweating system.
Tennei-seo's supreme court re-elected
George W. Pickle as attorney geuoral.
Rev. Dr. ilinuecerode, a noted Southern
clergyman, is dying at Alexandria, Va,
Commisiion Merchant Adolph Warmly
shot Mid killed himself while ill in New
Joseph Hare, editor nnd postmaster nt
IliuCity, S. D., is abort in his oQicial ac
counts. Standard Oil Cashier Nowall Hawkins
was held uuder $3,1100 bail as an embezsler
at Detroit. -
A bond of foO.OOO has been furnished by
A. C. Walkar, of St. Louis, tbe Atchison's
During a picnic near Beltsvllle, Md.,
Miss Mildred Johnson, of Front Koyal,Va.,
Irregular proceeding" to remove Pollco
Captain Vellius, at Norfolk, Va., wore
quashed in court.
Minnesota's Rain Lake mines yielded to
Postmaster Kedding two gold bricks worth
$10.l00 In twelve days.
In preference to haiiffing, Eooob Davis,
wife murderer, w legally executed with
bullets at Vernal, Utah.
Tbe United Association of Lumbermen,
in session at Denver, seeks legislation to
protect forests from firo.
Federal Commissioner J. D. Jones was
removed from ofllce by court at Grayson,
Ky., for submitting bogus fee claims.
Careless motormeu's trolley cars vio
lently collided near tbe Minneapolis Fair
grounds and Injured the niotormeu aud
The Rteamship Cnpao. in New York, from
Chile, had an exciting time with lire in ber
coal bankers, which came near iguitlug
her nitrate cargo en route.
Policeman Black's son, Leon, borrowed
his father's revolver and shot aud killed
Alexander, a merchant, at Waco, Tel., und
both father und son were arrested.
WEATHER FORECAST. '
Washington. Sfpt. 16. Fore
rout for eastern 1'ennnylvania,
tiijlit thoweri, clearing in the
uftemoon: cooler wind btcomina
west. For western Pennsjltianio, gen
erally fair, variable tcimts.
Fall and Wintar
Wo have now open tlie most
complete stock of Uudurwear anil
Hosiery for Ladies, Gentlemen,
and Children ever shown in this
We mention a few specials:
The Stattgarten Sanitary Wool
In Vests, Pants and Com
Tbe "Wright" Health Undarwear
Special drive iu GENTS' NAT
URAL WOO Land CAMEL'S '
Ladies' Swiss Ribbed
In Silk, Silk and Wool and
Cashmere, Black, While aud
Wc call special attention to -our
Ladios' Egyptian Vests
and Pants at
25 and 50c. Each.
The Best for the Money Evsr Offered.
And Ladies' Combination Suits.
Our Ppecial at 1, $1.25
and 1.50 up.
Full line of Children's Goods, in
Scarlet, White and Natural
Wool, Vests, Pants aud
510 and 512 Lackawanna Av3.
Wholesale and Retail
H. A. Kingsbury
313 Spruca Street.
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. 08 Spruce Street.