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LORD Uffl RESIGNS
Is Released from Further Duty by
THE Kl'SSO-PKEXCH ALLIANCE
Will Join Forces In Cnso of on Attack from
(icrimmv or Austria Dinner to
London, Juno 23. Tho court circular
contains the following: The Earl or
Itosebery, first lord of 'the treasury and
president of the council, arrived at
Windsor castlu Saturday and tendered
his resignation to Her Majesty, by
whom It was accepted.
Spealclnir to his constituents In Bat
tersea Inst nisht, Mr. John Burns, a
socialist member of the house of com
mons, unfed .the government .to stick
to the work it had undertaken to per
form and not ro to the country until a
vote of want of confidence was car
ried against It.
London, June 23. It Is officially an
nounced that the ltosebery government
will resign. Lard Salisbury will be
summoned by the queen to form a min
istry and the cabinet will proceed with
the routine business of the house, ob
tain provisional supplies and then dis
It Is expected that the elections wi!
tnke place about July 10.
The second meeting of tho cabinet
yesterday afternoon brgan at 4 o'clock
nnd lasted until The meeting was
held to decide whether the government
should resign or dissolve parliament.
It wa9 decided to resign.
After dinner at Windsor castle last
night Lord Kosebery had a long pri
vate audience of the queen, and com
municated to her the decision arrived at
by the government.
St. Petersburg, Juno 23. The czar. In
conversation today with a member of
.the f(.rjign office, exptcssed him'lf
as displeased with the unworthy be
havior of the Paris populace over the
vlsM of the Fench fleet to Kiel. He ad
ded that hj though that the ostenta
tious restraint of the French squadron
did not accord with the intentions of
President Faure and M. Hanotaux, the
French foreign minlstrr. His majesty
referred in th? heartiest way to Em
peror William's speech, which found a
Joyful echo In his own h.?art.
Of course, nothing yet is definitely
known aa to who will be selected by
Lord Salisbury for ministerial on.l
other poslti r.s. Complete harmony
prevails between .the Liberal-Unionists
and the Conservatives, as was recent
ly evidenced by the speeches at the
Conservative banquet by Joseph Cham
berlain, the Libi-ral-Unlonint ' leader,
and others. The rumors of disse-nslonn
between the two parties were then ef
fectually laid, and It was predicted
that the Liberal-Unionists and Conser
vatives would be finally merged into
one great national party. It is gen
erally supposed that Mr. Chamberlain
will have a position In. the Salisbury
cabinet, but what his office will be Is
purely a matter of conjecture as Vet.
Berlin June 22. The officials, especi
ally the otilcers of the police depart
ment, are congratulating themselves
upon the fact that the presumed an
archist plot to spoil the fetes by the
commission of outrages peculiar to the
sect were baffled. According to cur
rent report the anarchists had arranged
for a grand coup at the outset of the
proceedings by blowing up the artificial
Island In the Alster river. Anonymous
letters were received by the Berlin offi
cials warning them that such an at
tempt was contemplated and would be
made If the most rigorous precautions
were not taken. Small Importance was
attached to these .menaces at first, but
repeated Inexplicable accidents to the
electric wires which were liid to Illumi
nate the Island caused the authorities
to believe that there was some founda
tion for the reports and to resort to ex
treme precautionary measures. Boats
were forbidden to approach the Island
and tho police patrolled the river In
steam launches night and day, and the
same precautions were taken at Kiel.
The consequence was that If there were
really any serious attention to commit
outrages the plan was frustrated. No
body who was not known aucceeded in
getting near any of the royalties pres
ent, nor did they get very close to the
scenes of the various ceremonies.
The Russo-Frenoh convention, which
the Paris newspapers allege has been
concluded, Is said to agree that If Ger
many should attack France, Russia
would send 300,000 men at once to the
German frontier. On the other hand, If
Austria or Germany should attack Rus
sia, France would Interfere In a similar
manner. The reports of the conclusion
of such an agreement, 'however, are re
ceived In official circles here with In
credibility. Dinner to tho Cardinal.
Rome, June 23. A splendid dinner
was given this evening nt the American
college here In honor of Cardinal Gib
bons. Sixty covers were laid nnd a
number of cardinals and many Italian
and foreign notables were present.
Kiel, June 23. Emperor William to
day visited the American cruiser San
BITTEN BY A SPIDER.
Hoprcscntatlvo Owens Witt lie Obliged to
Lose nn Arm.
Cincinnati, O., June 23. W. C. Owens,
representative from the Ashland dis
trict of Kentucky,. who defeated Breck
inridge, Is poisoned by a spider's bite
ami his condition Is alarming. He was
bitten a week ago. His arm is terribly
swollen. He hnd (been attending the
races here but left hurriedly for bis
home Inst night on a special train.
A physician In this city told him that
his arm would have to be amputated
to save his life. He goes to have his
home surgeon do the work.
DETWILER FOR PEACE.
But Ho Will Surrender No Prlnclplo to
Obtain It. i
llarrlsburir, Pa., June 23. Meade D.
D.etwiler, of this city, who was elected
at the recent grand lodge of Elks at
Buffalo, prajid exalted ruler, was shown,
the press ei.'spatch from Atlantic City,
purporting to bo an extract from a prl
vute letter, In which be Intimates a
practical l-ui render of his side of the
conflict that row divides that ot"lor,
and upon rc-f.iupg It over carefully, de
clared that It was a garbled extract,
and the use made of It by the publica
tion was tll-etlly the reverse of what
ho said or 'nlendcd to say.
Ho ('enounces It as a wilful mis
representation'. Ha Ktnnds squarely
upon the dietrines contained In his offi
cial cip-ulnr to nil the lodges Issued
when he assumed the duties of his
olbco. Much as he desires the unifica
tion of the order nnd a reign of peace;
willing ii h he is to make any reasona
ble sacrifice to attain to It, he will
surrender no principal nor waive any
right he upresents.
BROWNE AND II IS BSilDE.
Coney's Son-ln-l.aw Journeys Toward
Masslllon, O., June 23. Bridegroom
Browne, according to his latest fulml
natlon, Is proceeding to Washington
by easy stages, where ho expects to be
tho central figure In the reunion, of tho
lining commonweal. Browne's pro
ceeding by "easy stages" is plain, In
view of the fact that he was obliged to
borrow 2"i cents to get ns faros Canton.
A complacent probute Judge provided
him Willi the marriage license, for
which no lee was prvld, and an oasy
golng Justice tied the knot on the samo
The br!(k neo Ooxoy, travels from
town to town in street attire with her
bridal outfit in a carpet bag. This
trousseau was eeoued by Browno
through an obliging acquaintance nnd
consists of a gown of mull, a cheap
while veil and a pair of white shoes,
all of which cert exactly $4.8.2.
Browne's programme is to deliver
dully speeches, while his wife sells "re
form literature." He has dropped
('oxey's bills and after devoting a year
to proclaiming thorn inspired from on
high now ridicules them.
MURDER OF C. F. WILSON.
llo Is Shot by tho Stcpfuthcr of His
Montgomery, Ala., June 23. Emmet
Chester, a farmer living five miles from
here, accused C. F. Wil.-un, of New
York, with being intimate with his step
daughter. Yesterday Charles Minze, a
friend of Chester, enticed Wilson in
swimming, and when they were dress
ing Chester approached with a shotgun,
told him this was his last day on earth
and shot and killed Mm.
Chester then cut Wilson's throat and
stabbed him in several places. Charles
Minze was arrested as an accomplice.
Chester Is at large. Wilson claimed to
be a son of G. F. Wilson, of New York,
of the banking firm of Wilson, Larabce
FOUGHT OVER CHECKERS.
Probable Conso of tho Death of John
Media, Ta., June 23. John Watterson,
white, aged 3a years, a day laborer, was
shot and killed some time last night by
John Miller, colored, aged DO years, In
the cabin of the latter in South -Media.
Miller Is a cobbler and lives In a mova
ble cabin. He claims Watteison tried
to break Into his cubin and he shot and
From the condition of tho room, how
ever, It Is thought that the two men
got Into a dispute over a game of check
ers and in the fight that ensued Wat
terson was killed.
LIFE NOT WORTH LIVING.
Charles F. Van Wagner Commits Suicide
Pclham Manor, N. Y., June 23.
Charles F. Van Wagner, aged 41, a
prominent .New York business man.
committed suicide by shooting himself
at his residence ltv this village some
time yesterday morning. His family
was away and the body was not found
The cause of the deed is a mystery.
Near the 'bed on which the body lay
was found a book entitled, "Is Life
Worth the Living?" The dead man, it
Is said, was very wealthy.
TWO MEN DROWNED.
Uounn llcrdinnn and Lewis McCarthy
Perish in llnrvov Lake.
Tunkhannock, June 23. Oow.m Herd
man, of KunkU", and Lewis McCarthy,
of Dallas, young men, drove two heirses
Into Harvey lake this afternoon to give
the animals a cooling off.
One horse stumbled wltii Its rider
and threw him, and the other man go
ing to his companion's rescue, both
were drowned. The bodies were res
cued shortly after.
Washington, Juno 23. Admiral Klrkjnnd
today sent a second cablegram to Secre
tary Herbert regarding tho explosion of
the launch of tho San Francisco at Kiel
Friday. It did not give the names of the
injured, but stated that none of them wcro
seriously hurt and that all were on duty
again. This indicates that their Injuries
were slight Indeed, and need not have
caused friends und relatives any uneasi
ness, Cousin of Gliidstnno Dies,
Jefferson City, Mo., Juno 23. A first
cousin of William E. Gladston died near
this city yesterday In the person of David
G. Steele, a Cole county farmer. Mr.
Steele, was born In tho town of Bigger,
Scotland, In 1S13, and his mother was an
aunt of tho "grand old man." Ho came to
this country at an early day, living for a
while In Virginia and Ohio, and coining to
Jefferson City in IMS.
Peach Crop linn I filled.
Wyoming, Del., Juno 23. It Is estimated
that tho shipments of peaches from this
Btatlon this season will total about 275,
001) baskets. Tho number usually shipped
18 57.1,0110 baskets, and during tho phenome
nal season of two yearn ago they aggre
gated 650,000 baskets. The tenor of reports
from all districts Is that this year's crop
will be only about half the size of last
Katie Was Msnpnolntcd.
Philadelphia, Jun 23. Disappointed be
cause her Bister had not bought nor a shirt
waist, 14-year-old Katie McCoy, who lived
In the rear of 1307 Lawrence street, com
mitted suicide tonight by hanging. The
child lived with her steter, Mrs. Mary
Baker, who had promised hor tho coveted
garment on Saturday, but failed to keep
. Sonntor (,liiny nt llnirlsMirg.
Harrlsburg, June 53. Senator Quay ar
rivort here this afternoon and will remain
until Tuesday. He expects tc call on the
ESPLOSroN ffl fl STEAMER
Tour Persons Fatally Injured by Es
NO CAUSE rOK THE ACCIDENT
This Is tho Explanation of tho fcnglneor
but Passengers Think That
Preparations For a Itaco
Were Uclng Mado.
Chicago, June 23. Tho whalebnck
rteamer Christopher Columbus met
with a very serious accident to her ma
chinery on her return trip from Mil
waukee last night. The wind was
blowing from the south and she was
making fast time until about 7 o'clock,
when directly off Waukcgan there was
a terrible explosion, followed Immedi
ately by a Hash of flume, and the boat
was immediately enveloped In a cloud
of steam. Many persons were Injured,
some of whom may die.
Fatally Injured Robert JlcOonkey,
coal passer, badly Injured; James Lnrl
mer and John Hopp, firemen; Steit,
Cithern injured Miss Boxhelrner, pi
nnlst; H. H. Barrow, musician; George
W. Kcil, waterman; George W. Keoch,
servant; Arnold Keln; Frank Bonner,
fireman; J. E. Ryan, fireman; Nix Su
ter, waterman; Mlsa Jessie L. Stone,
On the arrival of the Bteamer at her
dock this morning tho Injured were
taken to St. Luke's hospital, where it
was said all but two of the men will
Tho cause of tho accident, as ex
plained by engineer, was that the fit
ting on the main steam pipe "let go."
This paused the explosion, and tho es
cape of steam. The accident was un
avoidable and unaccountable. The
boilers were .tested only last week and
found to bo all right. The Christopher
Columbus went Into commission for the
season yesterday morning. She left on
o trip to Milwaukee with 500 passengers
on board nnd left tho Crenm City on
time for the return to this city. Every
thing went all right until oft Wnuke
gan, when the accident took place.
Tho Uaeing story.
It Is asserted by passengers that she
was racing with the Virginia, of the
Goodrich line, but Captain Robert
S.nith, of the Columbus, emphatically
denied this, saying that the boat 'had
new engines and that he was not fool
hardy enough to race with any other
boat. As soon as the explosion took
place the utmost exci';emcnt ensued
among the passengers, and the captain
and stewards had considerable diffi
culty In calming their fears. The pipe
that burst was disconnected at once
from the boiler and the boat came on
slowly under reduced cleam with thresh
boilers in operation'.
An agent of the steamship company
took occasion today to deny the story
of a race or an Intended race. Boat
men, however, say they were looking
for a race between the rival steamers
and they fully expected ia brush when
the two boats got their noses together
pointing over a good, course such as
may be found between Chicago and
A member of tho Virginia crew said
that when the two boats came abreast
of each other on the down course last
evening there were evidences to his
mind that a race would be Imminent if
not actually in progress at the time.
"Then," he added, "the whaleback
fell behind us. Why, I could not say,
but It was not long before It was away
astern of us,"
LOWERED ITALY'S FLAG.
Lovers 'jut Old c;iory Object to tho Ob
Syracuse, N. Y., June 23. A special
from Suspension Brlgf?, N. Y., to the
Standard says: The contractors build
ing the new trolley line In the gorge on
the American bank of the Niagara river
have brought greut crowds of Itnllan
laborers here, who live In camps along
the banks in shanties over which
they have been floating the Italian Hag
very high. This has been nn eyesore
to some lovers of Old Glory, nnd at
noon today an old veteran named Or
lando Wilson, accompanied by four
others, visited one of the camps close
to the city and ordered the Itallnn flag
Italians to the number of 300 crowded
about and gesticulated. "Take that
flag down, or I'll shoot It down," said
Wilson. The sons of Italy realized that
the men were In earnest and compiled.
HE FEARED LYNCHING.
A Bobber in l)u Pago County Jail Com
Chlcngo, Jims 23. Three hundred
farmers of l)u Page county organized
themselves Into an armed posse to cap
ture a (pang of thieves who had been
stealing everything movable on their
farms between Elgin and Hinsdale for
the past t.wo months. One of the band
was run down yesterday after a mid
night chase and tnken to the Hinsdale
Jail by thirteen of the 'farmer A
crowd continued to surround tne lock
up after the prisoner was In his cell.
The demonstration frightened him into
believing he was to be lynched and he
took a piece of glass from a broken win
dow and cut the artery In his left wrist.
When the marshal opened the door he
was dead. The farmers recognized the
nulendo as the leader of the gang, al
though lie protested he was an Innocent
peddler. He has not been Identified yet.
HELD FOR ROBBERY.
Nineteen-Year-Old Itusslun Hosts in tho
Tombs Potico Court.
New York, June 23. Louis Friedman,
19 years old, a Russian Jew, was held
In the Tombs police court to await
requisition papers on the charge of con
spiracy and robbery The complain
ants are Nathan Mopschlck, Louis
Bernstein and Hyaian Goldberg, who
owned a hat and cap factory In Ruth
erford, N. J. They charge Friedman
and twenty others with conspiring to
rob their factory. Lawyer Hahn told
Justice Voorhls that the Cloth, Hat and
Capmakers' union, of this city, to which
Friedman belonged, had ordered the
blowing up of Bernstein & Goldberg's
factory with dynamite.
"We had two detectives Initiated in
the Cloth, Hat and Capmaker' union,"
said Lawyer Hahn. "They were pres
ent when the union decided on the dast
ardly deed. We have the very minutes
pf the meeting at which the members
' It Is said that efforts will be made to
have Friedman confess and appear
against the others.
OBSTINATE COKE MEN.
Will Not Join n Alovcmont to Put I'p
Prices and Advance Vt nfics.
Connellsville, Pa., June 23. The con
dition of the Iron market warrants nn
advance In. the- price of coke which
would have been, accomplished at the
recent meeting of the operators In New
Yerk, but for the opposition of W. J.
Italney. All the other producers were
willing to put the price up to $1.50 per
ton, but Halney claimed that he bad
not been treated fairly and was able to
Sell all the coke he could produce at n.
profitable figure. This put a damper
oh th2 syndicate's scheme and nothing
further has been done. If the price of
coke Is advanoed now, tho II. C. Frlck
company will have to make tho move.
And this they inre reluctant to do be
cause as soon as they put furnace coke
up to $1.50 per ton the wages of tho
minors and coke workers will have to
be advanced accordingly. The Frlck
company would have no hesitancy In
making such a move were it not that
they have no guarantee that tho oper
ators would follow their example.
There would be no advantage in ad
vancing coke to J1.50 and wages In. pro
portion and then have the other propri
etors cut the rate down 20 or 30 cents.
C. II. Illcroli Is Shot Down by Robbers Who
Chicago, June 2. C. B. Blereh, one
of the barn cai-hiers of the West Chi
cago Street Hallway company, was
murdered In his office In the car barns
at Milwaukee and Armltage avenue at
2.30 o'clock this morning. The cash
drawer was robbed of from $100 to $200.
Bierch was alone in his office when
the robber entered. There were men In
tho barn, but no one was within calling
distance. The cashier was In a wire
cage, but had left the door open. When
the robber demanded the money In the
elrawer Mr. Bierch reached for his re
volver and was immediately shot. He
fell to the floor, but managed to fire
one .shot, which went wild. The burg
lar fired three more bullets Into his body
and 'then, emptying the cash drawer,
ran out with Its contents and escaped.
The M.fe in the office contained $5,000 In
currency and the door was open, but
this money was not touched. Mr.
Bierch died at 7 o'clock, and while he
was able 'to give a good descrirjtion of
his murderer, no trace of hkn has yet
been found. i
SLAUGHTER OF INNOCENTS.
Tho Bodies of 102 Murdered Rabies
- - round In London In Light Months. -
London, June 23. Revelations of the
existence of wholesale Infanticide have
startled London within the last few
days. Within a fortnight the bodies of
sixteen infants have been found in Lon
don, and during the past eight months
102 bodie'S have been found In tine same
district. The most of these babies had
been strangled by tying a cord about
the neck or suffocated 'by tying a towel
over the face.
One little one hnd a largo rosebud
forced down Its throat to cause death.
The police assert that unqualified
nurses are hired in most of these cases
for the purpose of disposing of the
newly-born babies, fl'heso pci-sons,
tlicy say, are easy to find, and are ready
to do anything required of them for a
fee ranging from two Bhlliings and six
pence to seven shillings and sixpence.
The coroners propose to check this evil,
if possible, by a more rigid examination
and registration of nurses, but the po
lice declare that It will be Impossible to
reach the root of the matter wltihout
IDENTIFIED AS MURDERERS.
Scnuntlonol Testimony Given In tho
llnrrett Scott Case.
Butte, Neb., Jun 23. Four witnesses
were examined In theBarrett Scott mur
der case yesterday. Miss McWhorter
related the assault at Parker and posl
tlvoliy Idemtllletl Mullihan ns the man
who did all the talking and who de
manded BcoU to give up the Holt
county money. Sh? also Identified Har
ris. On cross-examination she admit
ted she never Baw either of the de
fendants before, but Insisted she could
not be mistaken as to their Identity.
The cross-examination of the wit
nesses by the . defense developed the
fact that they expected to prove that
other persons committed the murder,
and that Dell Akin, Slockberry and
others were Interested in putting Scott
out of the way.
Found with His Neck Broken.
Somcrvllle, June 23. Farmer Vandervecr
I'erlee, one of tho oldest and best known
citizens In Somerset county, was found
dead in his harvest field with his neck
broken late yestorday afternoon. Mr. Per
lee lived on the north branch road, two
miles from this place. He started for tho
hayfield driving a spirited team of horses.
An hour later tho team nan into tho farm
yard without a driver, drawing a wagon
half filled with hay. It Is thought that
tho team started sutldenly, hrowlng tho
aged farmer to the ground.
Saved hy the "Squlro."
Atlnntls City, N. J.. Juno 23. Whllo out
yachting today " 'Squire" William Mc
Mullen, of Philadelphia, with a colored
hoy was In a yawa attached to ayacht.
Four miles from the shore tho yacht
tacked suddenly, upsetting tho yawl and
dumping tho occupants Into the sea. Tho
" 'Squire" went to the rescue of tho col
ored boy who was struggling In the water
and sustained the lnd fur thirty mln.utes
until the yacht came about and picked
Temperance Women Leave London.
Londotii June 23. A number or the Amer
ican delegates to tho great temperanco
convention started today for tho conti
nent to attend the Orlnuletwald confer
ence. Miss Frances Wlllard Is not en
joying the best of health and will remain
in Englnnd. She attended a reception
given by Lady Henry Somerset yesterday.
Two special trains conveyed over a thou
sand women to the reception.
Pclmonlco's Steward Missing.
Phoenix, Ariz., Juno 23. B. Muller, tho
steward of Delmonlco's, new York, who
has In Phoenix for several weeks for relief
from consumption. Is missing. All signs
Indicate that he has committed suicide by
drowning In a largo irrigation ditch near
th'8 city, which is being searched for the
POWDER ILL EXPLODES
Fourteen Hundred Kegs Go Up In
HOUSES ARE IsADLY WRECKED
The Valley Shaken l p For a Distance of
Twcntyl'Ivo Allies Xot an Un
broken Window In Ulngtown.
' Work of a I Irehiig.
Shenandoah, Pa June 23. Tho pow
der mill operated by Roberts, Reese &
Bedea, containing 1 100 kegs of explosive,
blew up last night, demolishing the
buildings, shook the valley for twenty
five miles around and caused a loss of
$10,000. It Is supposed to have been
toiuihed off by a fire bug.
It was located In tho Catawlssa val
ley, four miles from here. No lives
were lost so far ns Is known. The vil
lage of Rlngtown, two miles from the
scene of the disaster, suffered terribly.
The Inhahitnats wcro thrown from
their beds nnd some fled from their
homes In terror. There Is today not nn
unbroken window glass In the town,
and many of the houses are so badly
wrecked that they will have to be aban
doned until repolrs are made. In Shen
andoah, which la four miles from the
mill, hundreds of people were awakened
by tho fearful shock. Many ran out
upon the streets, thinking some great
catastrophe had occurred. Tne powder
mill was new, having been put In opera
tion May 1. It Is completely demol
ished, as are the outbuildings at the
It Is Said She 11ns Not Ratified tho Con
tract. London, June 23. The Statist and the
Pall Mall Gazette contradict the tele
grams from St. Petersburg saying that
the Chlnwe loam contract has been
signed. China withholds tho ratifica
tion, though he Is press;! by Russia
to conclude the treaty. China, may
finally refu.w to ratify tho convention.
She objects to the conditions imposed
by France that further loans must be
borrowed in Paiiis. She also refuses
to hypothecate any port of her customs
revenue for loan.
According to the Pall Mall Gazette,
the real reason for this situation eif
affairs is that, on April 22, a special
Chinese envoy signed a contract with
a London firm granting the Bank of
England ths option tf nrranglng the
great loan. The bank Immediately
placed at the disposal of tho authorities
at Peklni the sum of $5,000,000, which
was drawn upon. Russia nnd Franco
afterward stepped In and tried to tspoil
the London contract.
The double dealings on the part of
lheJE)J(Jjj authorities led the BrltMi
government to remind them that the
customs revenue of the treaty ports, on
which the loan must be secured, was
already practically In the hands of the
British, whose rights must be protect
ed. With a view of fixing matters the
Russian-French syndicate again tried
to inelucB the Rothschilds to join
the syndicate, offering them $10,000,000
of the lonn. This otter the Rothschilds
MURDER IN WARREN COUNTY.
Aged Widower Found Dead In lied with
His H ick Riddled with llncksliot.
Lake George, June 23. News of an
other murder In Warren county has just
reached here from tho village of Ches
tertown, eighteen miles a.way. In the
northern part of tho county. District
Attorney Lyman Jenkins of Glens
Fails, and Sheriff Courtney Collins left
for the scene 'of the tragedy tit 4
o'clock this afternoon. Amasa Mead,
65 years old, was found dead In his bed
with his back riddled with buckshot.
Mr. Mead was a widower mid lived
niono In his house on the Wnrrensburgh
road, about one mile this side of Ches-tc-rtown
He was a man of hermit-like habits,
and was supposed to have concealed
about his premises considerable money.
The house showed evdences of having
been ransacked, and ns no money was
found either about the person of the
dead man or in the house, the motive
of the murder Is attributed to robbery.
Home of Mr. Mead's neighbors, observ
ing tha t the house hnd not been opened
today, broke In the front door with the
result as stated.
KILLED HIS WIFE.
Before Doing So llo Advertised for An
other Matrimonial Partner.
London June 23. A man named
Robert Hudson, who has boon arrested
for tho mtirder of his wife and child.
In likely to prove a nother De-emlng. He
took lodgings for himself and family
on Hemsley Moor, Yorkshire. In a re
mote and secluded spot on tho moor
he dug the graves of his wife and child,
and, after burying them, vanished. A
man living on the moor, noticed the
freshly turned earth, Investigated anil
dug up Itho bodies.
Hudson, is a younfrnnd highly educat
ed man who ran through his own and
wife's fortunes. His anxiety to get rid
of his wlfL is shown by tho fact that
before he killed hor he advertised for
another wife under tho name of Hun
ter. He was tracked for five days be
fore ho was captured.
SANK A I5RIGANTINE.
Collision In a Pcnso Fog Off the Fngllsh
London, June 23. The German steam
er Stuttgart, Captain Kohlenbeck, from
Bremen for Baltimore, during a dense
fog at 8 o'clock this morning ran Into
and sank the Brlgarvtlne Willie, oft
Portland. Two of the crew of the brls
antlne scrambled aboard the Stuttgart,
and the other four managed to get their
small boat clear of the vessel before
she went down.
The occupants of the small boat were
subsequently picked up by the Stutt
gart, and, with their companions, were
handed over to a pilot boat, which
landed them at Saleombe. Tho steam
er apparently was undamaged and pro
ceeded on her voyage.
HOWGATE WILL APPEAL.
llo and ' Ills Faithful Daughter Ilroko
, Pnwn After Ucaching tho. Intl.
Washington, June 23. Attorneys for
Captain H. W. Howgate,. who was con
victed yesterday of embezzlement and
fal-location of accounts as dlnburalng
officer of the signal service, today ex
pressed their de'iermlnation of carry
ing the case to the court of appeals.
Preliminary to this, however, It will be
necessary to present a motion for a new
trial. This is purely a formal proceed
ing, and the document must be filed
within four days. This period will ex
pire on Wednesday next.
It Is u.ild this morning that after
Captain Howgate and his daughter Ida,
who has most loyally devoted herself
to her father's Interests since his nr
rist last fall, reached the seclusion of
his cell yesterday afternoon, the forti
tude which enabled them to hear the
sentence of the Jury wIMj apparent
composure gave way, and that their
grief was pitiable to see. Miss Ida. la
said to fear that her father will break
down entirely before the court of ap
peals can pass upon his case, which will
be some months hence.
AM ER I C A N T URNE R BUN D.
Large Crowds Witness l.vents at Clifton
Paterson, N. J., June 23. Fully 15,
000 persons were at the Clifton track
to See the events in the R'vond day of
the turnfest of the Atlantic division
of the North American Turnerbund.
Preliminary exorcises were held by tho
various HO'dcties In the forenoon, nnd
In the afternoon then; were contests of
the society teams on apparatus and In
ganv-s, muss calis-ihenlc drills by the
senior clashes, ring exercises by 500
ladUs, nnd an Iron, wand drills were
the most notable, features of the day,
und the manner in which they were ex
ecuted elicited great appaluse.
Seven-pound nickel-plated wand3
were uK?d by the active Turners. In
the evening a gigantic pyramid
with brilliant Illuminations w:is ex
ecuted by 100 Turners under the di
rection of the Swiss Turn Veivin of
PatWrson. Intellectual and vocal con
testa were held at Turn hall. The
Judges cf thi fencing contests have
practically decided that the laurel
wreath for this exercise shall go to
George Done, of the New Yolk Turn
Verein, of Bloomlngdale, or to W.
Frlendgen, of the Philadelphia Turn
gemeinde. All tho societies will pa
rade and Governor Werts Is expected
to review them.
Report of tho Fiscal Year Shows a Cain
Washington, June 23. A statement
prepared n't the treasury department
shows the aggregate receipts from In
ternal revenue sources during the
eleven months of the present fiscal year
ending May 30, 1S95, to have been $131,
40,630, a gain of about $b3,400 over the
same period last year. The receipts
from 'the several sources of revenue are
filven ax .-follows! Spirits, $74,232,200;
same period last year, $75,J70,447; to
bacco, $27,215,0S2; same period last year,
$26,OSl,5S0; fermented Hquors, 28.040,
Or.O; same period last year, $27,821, S54;
oleomargarine, $1,323,301; same period
last year, $1,010,706; income tax, $77,130;
miscellaneous sources, $520,S01; same
period last year, $137,705.
During the month of May there was a
decrease from Mviy, 1S94, of $1.S58.C32 In
'the receipts from withdrawals of spirits,
and $7,632 from oleomargarine. The in
creases were: Tobacco, $139,758; fer
mented liquors, $283,708; miscellaneous
FROM "EZRA, THE KING."
Judgo Woods Is Advised to Ucduco tho
Punishment of llcbs.
Indianapolis. June 23. Judge Woods
received a letter trtd iy from Chicago In
which the writer, signing himself "Ezra
the King," advised tho Judge that while
Eugene Debs had exhausted his rights
under statutory law he still had the
right of appeal to. the king. Judge
Woods, the writer said, was king of the
Ninth Judicial district, and it .was ad
visable that as such district king he
should Teduce Debs' imprisonment to
one mont'.i, otherwise the prisoner would
appeal to the people and the people
would set Hebs nnd themselves right
of their own motion.
The writer Intimnted that the means
wcro at hand. Judge Woods holds Uie
suggestion under advisement,
KING OSCAR'S RETURN.
Much Disappointment Over the Fnilurs
or His Kf forts in Paris.
Stockholm, Juno 23. King Oscar It.
and his party arrived here this morn
ing from Chrlstlanla, whither he was
Fnmi.'iioned recently with a view of
forming a new ministry.
His majevty was enthusiastically
cheered by the crowd which had gath
ered to welcome him, but It was Im
possible to conceal the great disap
pointment felt over 'the failure of his
efforts to secure the formation of a
lioy Lost nt Wilkcs-llnrrc.
Wllkes-Bnrre, June 23. -Patrick Ma
loney, aged 14 years, left his home Sut
urday, and up to late this evening Is still
missing. Ho stinted out to gether wild
Mowers, and In the vicinity, on the moun
tain whore ho went, thcro are many cave
holes that nro very deep. Search has been
made for him nil day today, but no trace
of him could be found.
Oiiljt In F.lkhoin.
Charleston, W. Vs., June 23. All Infor
mation from tho Klkhorn coal region Is to
tho effect that quiet prevails nnd no
troublo Is anticipated. The men are slow
ly going back to work nnd tho railroad has
advanced freight rates on coul. Governor
Mct.'orklo leaves tomorrow for that sec
tion to assist In assessing the railroad
property for tnxntlon.
Killed by the Cars.
WMkes-Barre, Juno 23. Three runaway
cars In' the Woodward shaft on Saturday
afternoon struck and Instanly killed Rob
ert Utehards, aged 32 years. Deceased was
a miner, and could not get out of tho way
soon enough to save his life,
For eastern Pennsylvania, fair.
Hern Id's Forecast.
Now York, June 24. Tho Herald's fore
cnat for today: In. the middle states and
New England today, clear, warmer
weather will prevail, pn Tuesday, In both
these sections, fair, warmer and moro
sultry weathor. On Wednesday fair to
partly cloudy weather with slight changes
TTS Tr "TV Y Tr
A week of Special Attractions In our
611k Department, which every lover of
genuine Bargains will readily take ad
Having made a large purchase of
Cheney Bros.' high class Printed China,
and Cashmcro Shanghai Silks they will,
along with our present stock, be put on
sale this week. 'v
The quantities and prices are as fol- V
All Dark Grounds and Good
Patterns; have been advertised
this season at 75 c. This week
Light and Dark Grounds, In
cluding Saiin Strip Cashmere
Shanghais; never sold less than
$1.00 and $1.25. This wee!
Light and Dark Grounds, In Pin
Stripe and Armure Brocade ef
fects; specially desirable. This
These are all new goods and this Bea
son's styles. No three and four year
old patterns in this purchase.
Choice styles Jap Kal Kal and
Habtitai Wash Silks; 39 and KOs.
goods. This week's price only
In a 28-lnch Blaslt Jap SHU
4Pc, extra value. .
Best Swivel Silks at
520 AND 512
LACKAWANNA A VENUS
Mo A. IIKGSM1Y,
Agsnt for Charles A.
Sd:'iren & Co.'s
T3:e Very Best.
333 Spruce St., Scranton.
Bmsy. Busy Business.
Lat week yon kept over a Aozoa salespfrop'"
busy belling Itu s-t shoo in hi;!i and low cuts
Tl-nTiV v? 11 We must be busy. Our
11 inJIUlS. V.l IU 8ho must bo comfort-
nble; must be profitable Coiuo when you will.
LEYISoRHLLY & BAVIES
114 AND lift WYOMING VI
A beautiful line of En
gagement and Wed-.'
ding 1 Rings. Also a
fine line of
In Sterling Silver,
Dorffllnger's Cut Qlas9
and Porcelain Clocks,
w. j. Weichel'S) :
408 Spruce Street, -