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SCRANTOX, PA., TUESDAY. MOHN'IXU, NOVEMBER 27, 1000.
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Digest o! the Just Issued Annual
fjtcnort ot Secretaru of
REWARDS FOR OFFICERS
Renewal of Protest nt the Failure of
Congress to Provide Due Recogni
tion for Special Heroism in the
Spanish-American War Remedy
Proposed Need of ft National Na
val Reserve Armor Plato Muddle
Settled Revival Grade of Vlco
Admiral Is Recommended.
By I!cluMo Wire from The Associated I'rcM.
Washington, Nov. 20. In the annual
lepoit of the secretary of the navy,
made nubile today, reference is made
brlelly to the naval operations) of the
pant year und attention called to the
ui Kent need of G,000 more men In the
enlisted forte, theie not being enough
men to man properly the ships already
In commission, to say nothing of ships
now building. Revival of the grade of
vice udmlral Is recommended and also
additional pay for naval oilleois and
marines on shoie duty In the new de
pendencies. Considerable space Is occupied with
u narrative of the negotiations leading
up to the recent ugt cement as to ar
mor plate, which Is to be furnished
by the Carnegie and Bethlehem com
panies ut not to exceed fH.l.fiJ a ton,
subject to reduction If loyalties fall.
The original bid of these companies
was $400 and the cheapest lorolgn price
A naval station and diy dock in the
Philippines and coaling stations at
convenient points aio urged and the
need of a 'national naval reserve con
tinually in touch with the naval ser
vice and navy department Is foiclbly
presented. A complete overhauling of
the organization of the navy depart
ment so as to consolidate and unify
the various and often discordant bu
teaus Is advised.
Increase of the Navy.
The general board, of which Admiral
Dewey is president, lecommend the
following increase of the navy:
llattla fhlps ,
Armored cruisers .1
Torpedo bo'aU '.'.'.". !;
3'ranport !.'.!.! 1
Uralning Bhija !.'!.! i
Four of the Ave members of the bo.ud
of constiuctlon recommended:
l.'n.hcithed bittlcilnpa of atiout U.JO-j ton.-,
trial displacement j
ITnslicather armored cruiser-, of aliuui n,uw
ten trial displacement
Nicithed and coppered cruisers of about O.iIO-j
tens trill displacement ,
Hit-allied and coppeicd gunboats of about id)
tons trul displacement n
E-heiithcd and coppered light-drill frtmbciis oi
about .200 toiu trnl displacement . ... ui
Colliers of about 11, W0 tons dli-plueiin.nl
Jlepiir tlilp of .ilrnt 7,500 ton di-phoeiinni..
Tiimnoit of about 7,000 ton-, ilifjilacciiunl... I
The fifth member leeommend.s:
Sheathed and coppered battlc-lups oi about
11,000 tons trnl displacement .iml l'l knots
1 1 nl speed
Fheiilhod nnd coppered arinonil tiui-, i-, of
about 11,000 tons (rial ilispijumeiit iml
2J Knots trill speed j
Mil ithed and coppered piolicted cruloiii it
about 12,50iJ tons (nil ilUpl.ireiiici,t and
not le-s llian 21 Knots trill t.p,ed :
l.i-ht-dr.ift gunboats, special!) ib-duned tor
riur scnice, of about UK) ton tihl di-,-
pliccmci.t and 10 knot tiial peid 1J
"All tho vessels thus reeonininnileil
aio desirable In the prospective devel
opment of our naval foice," says the
.secretary. "Hut In iuw of the milli
ner or largo fighting ve-scl.s already
authoiizcd, some of them liaidlv be
gun, the department l.s of opinion that !
('fill cri-n.s- nt Itu ,,,,l,v un, ..t.... ..i ,., I
.... .... L'",iMtn rtTMiu Milium
bo asked for only two battleships and
two unnoted i-iul&ert-, all of the maxi
mum dlplacoment specllled; that at
least sl light-draft gunboats undbonio
smiill ctatt lor river seivico ate es
pecially desirable in loiineetion with
our insular service, and that tlio col
Hers, training ship.-, trumtpoit and re
pair ship are the necessary accompani
ment of the general ipcoiU Incieiiho of
the navy, both In its lighting fotee and
in tho enlarged rango of its operations.
The department thurofoio muhes Its
leeoinmendation in accoulanco -ltli
Tho altentlon of congie.ss N umilii
tliteoted lo the Inequitable and demur
allzlng present method of compiling
tpeclal rewards upon olllcuis by jump
ing them .i ceitaln numbor of points
over the heads of brother officers gun
erally equally meiltotloiis, theiPby dc.
Bradln,? tho hitter. Continuing', thuiu.
Consplcucus ads ot Mlor In buttle jnd iup
lloiul and icK-eacrlrti hirf iliuilldn in ilm ili
plajvd by nlllcen and nun in tlmo i,t public
dniBtr ahoiild be uppropilitely .uKnowlednl Mai
rcuardeil, 1 ut b'ii budi benltu aio lendind
to tlio nation luvauli Iliuitoi- im.la io (oir.u
trom tbo nitlon. llouoo mid iiiiulumonts muilit
nut to bn tal.cn from brollur ullh.ii ci.lliy u
nn dull, 'that tlih U Hit fllid ut tin, pu'mnt
i.utnil and Hut it Mi; lit lo bo dunked Ilium;,
iipircnt ili' u tlio aluinpt ma mule to apply
t tuning tbo ti ir Midi .Spain. It appi iu from
ill limpectfon i,( lb nai lUt lliat blli tome
it I In- DllllCW nIid lllllllllll ilUlliisiiilici Ml
tea duiliiK lliat iwr boc bun pinuiutul, nlliCH
.UU' reiched nu reMld of any Kind; ulillc nlh.
in dill, by tbo tiiriuui opeiutiou of the cUtlln,'
b..lin', Hint lluiiiiihn ai tu ill i in lowct uli
the position.! tbau they uituplid In hie the
nar bRan. Mich a i-,liiii l bail, put ri.ly be
voij' It operaUi to lenjiil somo at the espeibe
jf others, but lor the (iiitliu most import int
riMwm that In a prolon.'iil w ir it uouU result
'n inextricable iou(uhn. Oltinu uihaiued for
grllliant conduct at tho eptuliiK of hoMlllllcj
tould find (IuiiimIu pasml later by juiiloij
iiilMiquently promoted foi lllo uaioiw, und thetu
ii turn inlglit by luitlur jppliejtlon of tlio
flmo fulo loo all tho .ihanlain thus giliu.
t Is belhcd that a "atitfadcry rrumly for
tin cIU (,-roln- out ff this Inideiuate aid
Sbjutlonablj ol'ni U to be found In eittu-r of
two nipwiirr-t whlrli wio put before riinnn
nt lis 1al ffihiii, and nte nllll iltiiiK uc
lion. One of thcc protlde flinply lint the ail
Minccinrnt In tmK of otlkirs of tlio uaiy mil
Inarlno rorin for nr irilee hill not Inlu
fere iillli the leulir prnmotloii ot those other.
wlo intltled tlirirtu. The othel, tu wlilili fl
lenlon It pJitlculirly lmltcil, li the bill raith".'
Irlnif the secretary nf the iiaiy to ciiie lo bo
piipninl for boti).il upon nllkers in I nun di
enliiir of f"-i.lal ncnxnltlon certain Modal)
of thme ilii-n. I, i',1
I. The "honor innlil," lo In prej-enUd bv the
incdliliht, for enilnint and inmplmoin comhi.'t
In buttle, oi other itunrituiK pulillc cmerneiii yi
tu be aw.irdul only upon the loconimenilntlon
m n boinl of oftkin .uithorhid to InqtiUa lulu
the iiicilli if ihIi i ei', inipoiMrid to mlnilnl
tii1 uatliH m ltneM'", nnd requlreil to report
ill the lurtliuhrit 0( the ucl for wiildi the
auaul is ni-oinmindiil. It in prodded Hut the
"honoi medal" dull carrj with it a mull
lllllllll Illlll.lS' of pa).
'i 'Hie "coiirai!!' Innlil," to be prMti!ul If
the vmilir of the uij, lor ilUtingui-l.iMl cen.
hut in tlie pieiinec ot the enemy, or ixtranr
dinar Iicioisin at an thin.
.1. The "m nice medil," lo be prv-iiiili.il by
the miii tart' of the iii., for dir-tlnpilshid puti
be Mnicp in time of u li.
'IIiIh bill pimldi-t i mcm of appioprhu, In
ihiiiii and hatlifnclory rewards i.iplble of
lirompl lie-tonal, dolly jmtliv lo spicltl meilt,
mid uorMns.' no InjiylliL- to unbily. Such
iiicdil-t eotild ! worn upon nil oecnslons of
icumony durini; the life nf the recipient, and
triiitullted rs n prized heiilnom lo hU ilcsciml
mts. A featuio of tins finteni, which putlcu
l.irly roniiiunili it. l-i the fiet tint it U applle
nble to noncomiiik-doiied o(lleeri. The present
sisteni proiidn no sitNfiuloiy method of le
wnidluir enlUted men ami inirlnes.
It 1-t riioiumeiideil that, if tonirre-w xlionld
dinn it wise to enut thli mcasuie or i-oino
uthi r of an appioprhte chtracter, it be midc
m tar rdroidhc as to confir its bmcfiti upon
offlcin nud nun of the nny desmln-r thereof
for ee(ptlonil 7cal, fidtllty, and capacitj, or
fur cim-iplcurus- couraK'' in the presence of the
incmv dimucr lb" ucent vpnildi war, but who
M't itiuiln without snbt intial rii omitlon or
Bumors of Train, on Chesirpake and
Ohio Crashing Through Bridge
By Uv.lu-iic Wire fiom Tlie Asswiated I'icsi
Cincinnati, Xov. 26. A special to the
Commercial Tribune fiom Chailcston,
W. Va., says:
It is reported that a Chesapeake and
Ohio railway train went thiough the
Croon Ciler river btidge, which had
been damaged by the pi evading floods.
It Is supposed that there were about
200 people on the train and that all
were lost. All wires aro clown at and
near the ciosslng of this river, and It
is impossible to get any sort of con
firmation of the disaster. Uven tho
i.iilwav officials nre unable to secuie
communication with points on either
side of the liver.
Richmond, Va., Xov. 2U. The Chesa
peake and Ohio olticlals hero positively
deny the story ot a passenger ttuln
wreck at fiieen lhler liver midge and
all stoilcs of any loss of lite on the
The Dispatch had a special at mid
night from Roncev ct te, which is within
a few miles of every point at which
the Chesapeake and Ohio ciosses the
flreen Brier. The special reports a
li eight wreck, with no loss of life, at
Allegheny, and mentions delay of pas
senger tiains in such a way as to en
tliely discredit the passenger wreck
At 1 a. m. the Chesapeake and Ohio
was woiking direct to Ulntou and re-
alliim their denial.
Cincinnati, Xov. 26. Their- has been
gie.it apprehension here tonight over
a repoit about a Chesapeake and Ohio
passenger train going thiough the
Creen llrler liver bridge, near Hinlon,
"W. V. All through whes on.
1 Union, W. Va., Xov. Jo. -Theie have
been various lopoits tonight about
bildges on tlie Chesapeake and Ohio
being washed out and tiains tunning
into the itvci- with till on board lost.
Then- is nothing in any of llips0 io
poits. All tho ttains are accounted
lor, either at Aldt-ison oi White Sul
phur Spilngb, and the passtiif-ers on
the delayed ti alns ni oolng enter
tained at the hotels it- the best possi
ble manner. While none of the bridge-
lie washed out, yet tin io.ut has stif
le! ed much dnmiif foi n distance of
nbout thirty mill s in eoibankmentti
belntr washed nut and in landslides,
the most sciious bilng the landslldi
mill- one of the fire en llvei bridges,
not l iir fiom AVhlto Sulphul- fpilngs.
RAISED HIS HEAD
AS COMRADE FIRED
Young Lad Hunting for Gulls Arose
from Hiding Just in Time to
Receive a Bullet.
U; I M.luhD Wins from 'Hie .Usodaled I'ltba.
Xevvpoit, Jl. I., Xov. 2. William
litooHs, of Jamestown, son of Chief
Engineer William Iliooks, of the
steamer Denver Tall, was accidentally
shot nnd killed while gunning today.
Iliooks, who Is about sixteen yeai.s of
age, and two other boys, vt-io after
Dioolcs, hldileu fiom his companions
by a rock, shot at a gull, .lust as one
of his comiades Hied, Jliooks iiilst-d
his head and received n bullet back of
the left ear. Ho fell Into tho water
and lived but a foiv moments after his
companions had pulled liltn to tho
One Man Killed in a Train Wreck.
By i:cltuhii Who lioni The Akwclatcd Vitta.
'Iientoii, .N, J,, Nov, 20. ,V doiillo wrcd,
causing (he death ot one mm, ocuuied today on
the IMawurc liuf bridire of tliu I'ma-jHanla
railroad kilwein this illy and JluriUillle, l'a,
A Oi ill inline llnt i.in into the nar mil of a
lidulu train, dimolkljup e caboo-e and
wiicklii; the cnirinc. Iredcrick MiD-well, a
Hain lund, waa Killed bj lielnu bit by a beam
of the biidgc, h'llisequenlly & lutscugcr train
liouml cast ran into tho wreckage, but no dun.
rkc was done- other than a thakiiu; up of tho
Secretary Boot's Retuni,
lly Kxdulie Who fiom llio ,sodated I'lcsj.
-laikoiiille, Us., Nov, 2d. h'ccrelaiy ot War
Itwt, accompauUd by inial Wood, arrhvd
hero early today on the dispatch boil Kuiuwhi.
The M-cutary left for Washington ut 10.SO a. ni.
From Everu Direction Cohig Re
ports ot Floods, Dlstnic
tlon and Fatality.
WIRES BADLY MIXED UP
dale of Sixty Miles nn Hour Churns
Lake Erie Into a Foam Rivers nnd
Streams Overflow Their Banks nnd
Cany Property Away Some of tlio
More Exciting Cases of Personal
Injury or " Escajii Fatalities iu
U; Kxiluslvc Wire from The Aioclatcd Prow
Iaoraln, O., Xov. 2C High winds are
causing much damage in this harbor.
Since last night Lake Krio has been
lashed by the storm and tonight the
harbor works .ire In danger of destruc
tion. Moio than 1,000 feefof the east
government I'lor has been destroyed.
The west pier Is also thieatened.
Cleveland, Xov. 2ti. Another violent
slot in prevailed on Lake Krio nnd
throughout Northern Ohio today, tho
wind coming from the north and blow
ing at the rate of sixty miles an hour.
Tho gale was accompanied by heavy
rain and sleet. The lake has been
lashed to a wild fury and no vessels!
are leaving poi t.
The telegraph and telephone com
panies, which suffered great damnge
lrom tho heavy storm of last week,
were again badly handicapped by the
prostration of lines on pioctlcally all
loutes as the u-sult of today's storm.
Hundreds of poles ore down and it will
probably be several days befoie com
plete repairs can he made.
Columbus", .O., Xov. 2t. The damage
done throughout the state will reach
thousands. At Chagrin Falls the tele
phone switchboard burned out and sot
half a dozen houses on fire. At Coin
bridge seveiol biiildingL' weie blown
down, and at Dntuvin, Miss Annie
Huid was drowned, driving Into a
stieam whoie a bridge had washed out.
Tho Ohio liver and southern Oliio
streams are ilslng rapidly. Wires aie
down In all dhections and ttains aie
Guyandotte, W. Va., Xov. 2ti Con
tinuous rains for tho past forty-eight
hoiiis have pioduced unprecedented
Hoods In Guyandotte -valley. The river
and Its trlbutailes aie overflowing theii
banks and aio beailng away quantities
ot cross ties, lumber and other uiop
erty. The liver is ilslng above and idl!l
more dnmage is expected.
Memphis', Xov. 20. Several lives weio
lost In the floods recently in western
Tennessee. North of Dyoisbuig a wo
man and two children In a buggy weio
thrown into a slough by the ciumbllug
of tlio roadway and weie drowned. A
mailcairier was di owned in Cunuv
creek, while attempting to tend tlie
stream. A section hand on the Illinois
Central lallvvay was diovvned at tho
South Fork ot" the Koiked ilver.
nimhd, X. Y Xov. 26. The high
water is evidently i caching Its climax
heie tonight. At it.SO the ChemuiiR
i her legisters fouiteen feet sK Inches
above low water level and is slowly
rllng. It has neaily ceased laiiiiug.
Many parts of the city are Hooded and
Hie Hie and police departments weio
busy all afternoon aiding In the woik
of lesoue, Xeaily all tho basemen's
in the business districts are under
water. The piopeity loss will be cou
sideiable. Telephone messages fiom points
along the head wateis of tho Chemung
ilver repoit the worst floods since JiM.
At Knoxvllle, Pa., two Iron rallioacl
bridges weio swept away. Tiafllc on
ihe Covv.inge.smio hianch of tho Penn
sylvania division of the New Voik
Centiul Is suspended.
Albany, N. Y Xov. 20. Tlf- Heavy
rains have caused an eight-foot trosli
et in the river heie, with excellent p--os-peets
of tho w liter Hooding Quay stieot
befoie morning. The big ilso was un
expected and the morchants along tho
docks were not piepaied for II. The
current In mid-stieam is very swift,
and all trains are delayed.
In West Virginia.
Charleston, W. Va.. Xov. 2C Tho
continuous lalnfnll ot tho past forty
eight bonis him caused a lapld ilso
in all streams in this section of tlio
state. The Kanawha has almost
i cached tho danger lino heio and peo
ple In tho lowlands aio nlieudy mov
ing out. Tho Kanawha r.t 9.J0 o'clock
tonight was 27,1 and rising one-halt'
foot per hour. At Kanawha Falls,
thirty-six miles above, tho liver Is
2o.U feet and stationary. At least four
more feet tiro expected, Tho KIk la
out of Its banks with 15, statlonaiy,
ut Clay, five miles nbovo. The lalu
fall lioro for twouty-toiu- hours ending
ut 8 a. m. today was 2.7 Inches.
Athens, O,, Xov. 2(5, As u icsult ot
tho heavy tains tho icservolr near
Chauncey burst today and Hooded tha
town, a mile away. Tho lesoivolt- cov
oied tltiee ncios and was twenty leot
deep. A bundled ynids of railroad
traik was washed out and nenrly all
tho josldencos In Chauncey were flood
ed, A hill, deilectlng the oourso of tho
water, saved tho Chauncey mine,
whero one hundred men weio at work,
from being Hooded.
Ithaoa, N, V Nov, 20, Wat or con
tinued to sweep down through tho
Ithaca gorges all duy and at it o'clock
tonight tho Hood hud Hiibslde.d but lit
tle. The danger mark was pa&Btd
nbout noon, however, Tho lower Hatn,
near tho fair grounds, are transfoi med
Into n lake, and hoises stabled there
for the winter barely were loscued.
There was much delay to railroad traf
fic No trains on tho r.ehigh Valley
from the south could auive, while all
the Pelavvaie, Lackawanna nnd West
ern tinlns wero compelled in un
load passengers on tho well hill rnd
bring them Into town by L-.nriiujo.
BY FIRE aND FLOOD.
Awful Damage Done to Village of
By r.vclinlie Who from 'I lie Asioi lited I'reii.
Wlllliuiisport, Va,, Nov. 20. Inside ot
fifteen hollts tho village of Cios
Forks, on the Clinton and Potter coun
ty lines has been Visited bv a baptism
nt flrn and water. A man started a
lire In n sheet lion stove last uvunlng
and left the house. A bluzo resulted,
and befoio It was stopped fivu stoics
and dwelling combined, two barns and
an Ice house were destroyed and the
cnthe town would have gone had It not
been for tho lain. A jovvchy stoic uinl
dwelling, Uodler's .store, postolllco nnd
dwelling, Polo's maiket, ice house and
dwelling nnd Holmes.' grocery store
weio dcHtiojed. The loss Is Viu.OOi),
and theie is some insuiancc.
The town is without fire piotectlon
nnd wet blankets Is the only thing
the people had to fight it with. To
the tenor of the occasion was added
wholesale thieving of tho goods res
cued from the flames.
Scarcely had the excitement over the
Are subsided than the biggest Hood ever
known in Kettle cieek stiuck tho town.
It covoied nil the lowlands and carried
away two bridges on the Hufftiln and
Susuuehanna r.illioad. The tramway
of the Lackawanna Lumber company
was so badly damaged that It will le
quho a week to put It In repair.
ON THE PRESIDENT
Delegation of Veterans, Headed by
General Sickles, Received by
B. lluhnne Wile from 'I In. isociit it I'ii-h
Washington. Nov. 2( A delegation of
veteians of the Civil war from nii-nv
of the- states, headed by Gciieial Dan
iel V. Sickles, ot Xew JVoik, called on
the piosident bv appointment today
and congratulated him on the icsult of
the iecenl c-Uotion. Theie weie thirty
in tho p.nty and they weie lecehed In
the library. Several of the visitors weio
of the Demoeiatle faith.
Iu his addrc-s to the piesldent, Gen
eial Sickles, speaking of these, said
they weie patiiots Hist as they weie In
'01. The genei.il, in Ills speech, stated
that this notable delegation of veterans
had nothing but (ongraUilations to
offer the tnesident at this time and
nothing to ask for. Ho would ftugqet,
however, that in view of the fact that
during the campaign Just closed the
veteians of the War of '01 had with
great unanimity langed themselves on
tho side of their old coiwi.ide, r.n ac
knowledgement In some public way of
tho sendees tendered was highly ap
preciated. The piesldent responded brlelly, tell
ing tlie veteians how deeply he nppie
ciated their offoils in his behalf and
that he would gladly make tho ac
knowledgement that had been sug
gested. MANCHESTER IS A
FINE, MANLY FELLOW
So Says the Duke's Papa-in-Lnw,
Who Also Says Seveinl Other
m l,in-lc Win. from The Av-niiud t'lc i.
Xew Voik, Xov. 20. Eugene Zlnmiei
nutn, whoso daughter was inmried to
the Duke of Manehestei, a week oi so
ago in England, was Interview t.U heie
today. He said to a reportei:
I luM- muni litr.- to niiet my d.iiir,'iiti r and
lui husband. Attn thej hue n-iUd hue a
I in iknK we villi i;u to Cincinnati and 1 uci
tion will bo i,ivci at my home, 'the duhe 1-. .1
bright ilup. llt's a fl.ie, nunly fillow, 1 like
:i mill who iwnt lo wolh as he did j-i a in.n
pipir lni.i v.lilll he wis IiUl. Soiiu- nf hi. .1
ticks wire ttisc rate, ton. At no tline wis I
opposed In hit, lllllll.iM- to lu.i dm'litil. 'Ilioie
ttorhi ue all moonshiiu.
"I-, it true that the duke Is in j lud i
Illume! ill?" ashid tho uportir.
I kiic-i tbete won't In- anv diflleully .ibeut
M-, iKbK .Not at all, Tint iIoih not mike am
iliffiriiKi-. I don't c-iro tn null. ,iluil tho
minium- oitlon. That U a pilwto inittti.
Hut thtro won't bo any tmublt. about dibt-,,
'ilicv villi be will, tint's all rittiit; all ilfiht,
"fii it likely tint the dul.o nuy settle (limn
in lint rlci and entci tho laihuid hu-iliiov'i"
Vo, nn, tho duke li boIiib Into MiltUli lioli.
lli.s. He is entitlid to a iiat in tho iiim-u of
bull .ind he is t,oiii' to linn hU attiutlon to
Kissed Wife and Childieu, Then
Hanged Himself to the Rafteis
of nn Outbuilding.
lly lviliMw Mho from The AsmkUIh 1i t -n.
Lancaster, l'a., Xov. 20. Kissing hU
wllo and children, I'otor Hnyder left
his home at Alount Joy this evening,
ta.tig lu would i etui n In a shoit
tlmo. About an hour lnr his dvad
body was found hanging ft mi r. uu'ter
a an outbuilding, .'li a poe'MH was
tcur.d tho following note:
llury inn at once, llavo mi fiiniul and din't
l.iku iny Iwdy Into tho hwiai-,
li was (iddiessed to his wife, Sny
der had been despondent for somo tlir.a
and Jieijuently spoke of suicide,
Dr, Qnrvey to Be Made Bishop,
Hy i:iltiklio Wire lioni The Awoclutcil 1'iias.
Washington. Nov. 2fl. Olllchl advices Invq
K'tn icuhid by ArchbUhop Keanc tint tho
Hoiiun authniltliii will dlttdo hU jiirlsdiitlon by
treillns u tutlmgo dloi"-o at biouc City early
tun month. At the aiiiu time it U ixpoctul
thai Altoona, l'a., will bo didjicd an cposiopjl
sec- with Very llcv, lr. 1'. .1, fiarvey, prenldent
of St. t'linlcs mmlnjiy, l'l.lladilpliij, as its fir,t
m - ' -
No Longer a Republican.
Pi Kxcluslio Who fiom The Asvoclatcd I'rrM.
Wathlniilin, Nov. J. In making u ihc Ke
pulilliiii i.inuis Hit of the senate the ii.miio of
H-iutor WilliiiRlon, of Jlarjliml, has ben omit
tut at his own ii'llk'tt.
Their Importation Not a Violation
ot the Allen Gontrad
ARE AN EXCEPTED CLASS
By Reason of tho Fact That They
Aie to Hake the Thread from
Which Lace Is Manufuctmecl Com
missioner General Powderly Rules
That Their Coming Is Not in Vio
lation of tho Existing Statutes.
An Opinion .Which Has a Local
fly DvcIiKive Wire fiom The As-'xiitnl 1'ios.
Washington, Xov. 20. The treasury
dop.-ti tment today decided to admit tho
laccmnkeis and their families, who
weie hi ought to this country by Dr. J.
A. Dowie, tho "divine hcalot" and tbo
founder of Zlon City, Ills., to teach
otheis the ait of laeemnking. This Is
a level sal of the actions of the Phlla
plil.i Immigration oillceis, who had de
cided that the Incemakers should not
be admitted lo this country.
Commissioner General Powdeilv, In
his letter to the commissioner of Im
migration at Philadelphia, 'llteotlng
that the laoemakeis be admitted, said:
"It appeals that It is the puiposo of
Tlr. John A. Dowie, who hud in ranged
with the appellants to come over, to
secuie their sei vices In the m.fiifnc
luie not only of lace, but also of thread
fiom which such lace Is to be made.
Although laeemnking hi some of its
hraiiehc'3 has been carried on In this
country for some years heretofoie, It
seems to have boon the practice to Im
port Ihe tin end used in such establish
ments. "The department is of opinion '.hat
said Industry Is a new one not estab
lished, and as it is not claimed or
shown bv the leiiiesenlatives ot the
L.icemakeis' union tli.it labor could
have been obtained in this eountiy to
pio-ipctlto the industiy, tlieie is appni -ently
no violation ot the alien couttaet
labor lavv.i "
II is held that the imniigtants come
within tlie law's c option. It is also
held they are not likely to become pub
INDIANS UGLY IN
WHITE RIVER REGION
Slaughteiiug Gnme in Violation of
Law and Otherwise Acting tln-
luly Troops to the Scene.
fly l.xdiis.ve Win lioni The Aviouated I'ixm.
nide, Colo., Xov. 20. Game CommW
.sioncr Johnson and his deputies pio
cccded to Meeker by stage today in an
otfoit to dilve the Indians, who are
now slaughtering Coloiado game, back
to tho leseivatlon.
Denver. Colo., Xov. 20 Adjutant
General Ovoimi-yur today wired Tioop
A eavaliy, at Grand Junction, to be In
readiness for immediate call In case
Game Commi.ssloner Johnson's toreo
should not be equal to tho Indians In
the White river dlstilct. it is lopoit
ed that even a linger number of In
dians that the S00 pievlnusly reported
have left the reservation and ni-J
slaughtei ing hundreds of deer in the
vicinity of tho Yamaand White rivers.
Commissioner Johnson will station
pickets at the stale line to pi event the
pat-sing of the Indian pack tiains with
their tons of bin den lioin -he slate.
He Is determined to an est some of tho
Indians with game In their powMssIon,
If possible, In Older to have tho J-ivvs
ic-gaiding Indian raids listed
Ministeis' Reported Agreement Based
Piobably on Our Note.
lly l.Mln-iiii- Who from The Asscclilcti 1'n-s.
Washington, Xov. 20. Whllu olllceis
of tho state department will luy noth
ing respecting tho situation In China,
beyond acknowledging lh.it dispatches
have been iccelvx-d today having nn
Impoitant heating on it. (heio aio in
dications that the foreign ministers in
PeMn bin ono longer any dUorolIonary
power, and that they are aotln-r irtue
ly as agents lo eairy out explicit in
stiuetions fiom tholr government...
Such agreement as thero is i.s be
lieved to bo based on .Soeroiuiy linj's
West Put Bonner Out.
Py Licliiiivc Wiru from Tho .Wiclatul Pius.
I'hllideiphl.i, Nov. 20. Tommy We.t, of
lliookl)ii, and Jack Homier, of summit Hill,
nilM-tl It iiji foi- ci" romidi tom.dt befme the
I't'iiu Art AthktlQ dub. Iljnuoi- but the UUir
ot tlio KOlntr Just Ixfore tho b-ll riur ill Hit
last round whdi Wi.-vt cuijlit Itom.tv 'n (ho
J.iH, which marly put the later out. Inv Ull
DEATH ROLL OF A DAY.
Hy i:(ulvo Win- Iroin 'tlio A-moUiUiI 1'uns,
Tunton, N, !., Nov, 20 Suiiucl K. Wlbon
iliid todiy in tho tight -tlilid jcur of bis ue,
Vr, Wiliou was an eltnliu ininnliiclurii of
woollui 1,'nods ami bis two mills in thU city
gbo (mplo)inent to over TOO haiido,
Pitiolt, Mich., .Nov. M. Mih Hiram Illni
dile, who distiiuutdieil huiclf hy hir luiol-iu
during the- civil war and who rimhrul vatuablo
seivicc- to tin- gov ei mm lit as u epy, died todaj
at St, Vlirj's hopllil at the ii'o of UI.
Urle, l'a., Nov. 20. Junus lntTerly, tho bkt
juriiioi of tlio lll-fjtul ttcauu-r Krie, burned
AugLiot. lbll, ditsl hero tuddenly nf heart ills
la&e. Tvo hundred and tort -nine Hies weio
lost in the- KTtat dlnxstcr, which occurred be
twien Kilo and Iluffalo.
Minneapolis, Nor, SM. Ire. Joanna Itobliiiiu,
a tccond cousin of l'reiddcnt McKinley, died at
her ho'ina at bt. I'aul jeoterdiy. Mr. Itobii.-n
Vtij, 76 jearu old and "as born in Si'.lti-l at
'Vnu old family home af tin MrKlnleya.
THE NKWS THIS MOltNINH
W'nther Indication Today,
FAIR NORTHWEST WINDS.
t Onri il bki'lroiu llffict of Ihc Menu.
Hi in li'rt liictmiktis Jhy Until the United
.iniiiiil Itcport of the Srnetiry of the Xmy.
Ilniild Trusted I'leMcd by Cridltnra ot the
i titiural Cuboiidlle Depiitnicnt.
,! l,ni il Cniirl I'loofedlnp.
She of the XtW hcho I Dead.
News and Cmnincnt.
fi I ocil-yivccllciiL I'tiftiniunce by the l.nslei
0 I mil VVet sunnlnn and Subiiiliin.
7 Vol tlitastem I'cnnlv mil rwi.
liii nici.it ami ('mnmtii-LiI,
h Uic.ll five Vwi) of tho IiiiIiiUIj1 Woihl.
. BEGS FOR RESPITE
In Moments of Semi-Consciousness
Senator Davis Tells of tho Need
for His Presence iu Senate.
Ilv i:clusive Wire fiom The Associated 1V1,
St. I'aul, Xov. 20. It now seems to
bo simply a question of holtis until
t'nited States Senator Cushmnn K.
Davis passes away, tho reports fiom
his bedside this afternoon being lliat
his strength was slowly ebbing awny.
Ills physicians do not anticipate dis
solution Immediately, but piactlcally
admit that so lar as any human agency
Is able to know, death is certain.
in his moments of semi-consciousness
the senator will exclaim -about his de
slio to lvo and express his wish for a
few yeai.' moto life, as ho tools ho is
neoded in the senate. His attendants
aie much affected with the earnestness
with which he states his belief in the
necesslti" tor him on tho floor of the
FIGHT TO A FINISH
Election of McKinley Makes Peace
Impossible in Philippines,
Says Filipino Agent.
lie ruliiiiw Wire from The s-ncnlnl I'os.
Pmls, Xov. 2b. Senor Agoncillo, Ihe
Filipino agent in Km ope, will islgn
u oin his position as IvmiI of the Pails
lunlit in a few days and on Sunday
next will start for Hong Kong, via
Jlaisellles. He expt e.ls to assume the
(llicetion of the oxpoitatlon of arms
and ammunition from the Chinese poit
into the riillippines.
When seen today reg.nding his
plans", Agoncillo said "Tho election
of AlcKInley makes negotiations foi
peace in tho Philippines impossible in
the ftiluie. Tho onlv thing left us U
a light lo a ltulsli," ho said.
WAR TO THE KNIFE.
Pocono Ice Dams to Be Fought by
Lehigh Navigation Company.
Bv Eelii3be Wiie fiom 'Ihe Vuoeialid 1'ien.
Slioudsbuig, Pa., Xov. 20. All idea
of an amicable settlement In the mat
ter of the Lehigh Coal nnd Xavigation
company's Injunction against tho Toby
h.iniiu Water Storage and Supply com
pany and the Pocono Spilng Water Ice
company Is at an end, and theie will
now be a light in tho courts to a finish.
The ai auments will be heard befoie
Judge Craig toinoiiow,
Tlio navigation company claims that
the damming of tho wntei innkes it im
possible for them to fuinlsh power.
MOVING IN MAYBRIOK CASE.
Fiiends Will Ask Piesldent McKin
ley to Make Appeal to England.
Bj Kxcliuhc Wiro fiom The Asiochted Pie-1.
XoifolK, Va., Xov. 20. The No i folic
fi lends of Alls. Florence Muybrlck aro
again moving in tho mutter of .ecuilng
tho loltaso of tho unfoi lunate Ameri
can woman from AVofoid pilsou, Kng
land. Piesldent McKinley will this tlnio be
asked to Intel lore In her behalf,
Impiovement Bonds Aio Valid.
Ui i:fliisIo Wlio fiom The A-.ocl itisl l'ro-.i.
llnllidijnbuiir, fa., Vol. 1M, Imljo Mntin
Jl.ll, in the llliir county ionic todit, hiinhd
d mu n ilmeo dieluliu v did 1111 U 11 of bunds
ri,Krti;illiig .;2,. wliiih tin 1 1 -t Vllioni
hid U-.ii.-d 10 tnvti- io-,ts 01 Mini niipniVi
iiiontc. l'louilnent tnvpijirs bid iu-iitiiinl In
Jmidioii puettdhu'3 lo let the ill-lllv ut tho
builds 011 ihu, (jioiind tint the Mute (upitliu
cnuit hud didled lint tin- clti iinllujiite lislnj
the 111 nun r of plying bonds by colics tin,; .imm'.
incuts from indivlduil ireputy ohiii'k was lib-,
t'll and void,
Killed by Electric Shock.
Hi I'-vcIu-Im- Wire iioiu 'iho Aothti-d t'us.
WHmlUKton, Nov. 20. While wtilklnc ilong
tho New" l.istle road tmlij, Henry Vcill, 1
tolorul man from Delawaie ( Ity, sir 1 wire
l)ln,: on llio uround. It -las a teUpuoiie who
mil hid been Mown dow-- be tho idoli wind
01 lj-,t iiIkIh. In idlo lurioslty Ne.dl plel-nl
up ihe who and iiislnutli lill dt id fiom 1111
clcetilt iJiuiK, The hiuktii wile w.n rieixsn;
with Iho power wliti of tho New tisllo tmlhe
Sympathetic Stilke at Tampa.
fly IImIihIvp )lte fiom Tho Aselatcd I'rusfi,
Tamp it I'll-1 Nov. 20, bhicmI ttiike ni
bulKllii" Iradib wiis ileelartd todav in sympatli.e
with tlio Intern itloiul t lum m.ikcri Nino luial
uiii-iiH obitsl the oidd of the tuilcs asiubly
and iiiu-ui lo ko to work. It is t-jtiinali-d tint
I, Km arc- nut,
Rockefeller Woxth $260,000,000.
11 Kclu,lo Who liom 'Iho Aiboeiated Press.
New a, Nov. 20. Upon the bails of a
current oiler of f.s00 a film- for Ktandard Oil
ilock, tho holding of John P. TtockcMkr aio
computed In bu wortli WoO.OOO.OUQ. He cwus
Wayne MncVeagU for tlio CablnetP
Uy lAchiiiio Wire fiom Tlio Associated I-rcss.
Philadclihia, Nov. 2a Thero h fillc here
that Wajno JlacVcat.li may succeed John W.
i;n,'ai as uttorney general 1
Goiint Gastcllane's Pursuers No
Tru to Squeeze the Gould
INJUNCTION IS SOUGHT
The Bi otheis and Sisteis of tho Wlfa
of tho Gay Fiench Nobleman Aro
Defendants in a Legal Action De
signed to Disclose Whether tha
Debts of Count Boni Can. Bo Col
lectedFamily Secrets Forced Into
Dy Fxtliuiie Wire from The Associated Piw,
Xew Yoik, Nov. 20. Samuel Unter
myer applied to nnd obtained tod.iv
fiom Justice Fltgorald, sitting in tha
Supremo coutt, an Injunction order,
leturnablo on Alontlay next, against,
the Count and Countess Cnstcllanc and
CJcoige Could, Edwin Gould, Hovvaul
Could and Helen M. Could, as trus
tees under tho will of Jay Gould, re
sit alnlng them fiom paying to Aura
Could, Countess C'astollane, any part
of the estate In the hnncls of the ti un
ices or from applying any part of the
trust liiiul to the debts of Anna Could
or to her support or that of her chil
dren, until tho further direction of the
The plaintiff in tho suit la Anton J.
t)ittniar, who sues as assignee of Asn
er "Werthelmar, a London bric-a-brac;
dealer. Tho complaint, which l.s a long
printed document, contains copies of
dtafts tliawn by Werthelmer and ac
cepted in writing by the Count and
Countess do Castellano, amounting to
upvvauts of $3Sr,000 of which $2S3,00O
and upwaids are past duo. It is al
leged that Anna Could has US.OOO.OOd
held in trust for her by her brotheis
and (tlster and that the income is about
$900,000. It is claimed that $230,000 ,1
year Is all that tho count and countesi
lciiiihc lor their support, and the
plaintiiC asks that the remainder or
the Income should be applied to tho
payments of the couple's debts. It is
said that over '5230,000 of s-urplus in
come has already accumulated 111 tho
hand hf the tiustoes, which ought to
be used for this purpose.
A Test Case.
The present suit Is said to bo a. test
c.'lso and it is lepoiled Is b'ickcel bv
other creditors than WerthnlmJi". A
few weeks ago, George ,r. Could was
appointed guardian for tho Counters
do Castcllane In a pioccdiiig in the
French courts. Tho creditors claim
that the purpose ot this proceeding
was to got tho piopcrty of tha Coun
tess de Castellano away from n'.tac-k
by her cieditoi.s -o as to enabl-- tlie
Goulds to iorre. settlement of the debts
at their own time ami on their own
Judge Dillon, counsel for the Could
family, made the following M.ileieeir.
concerning the suit:
The C'onntiv do Ciitillino ! not entitled to
anj inrt of the enpil il nr piuiripil Mini of du
ct ite ot her fither, as tho statement of tin
pllllltlll bdeiiui to implj, 'tlie will of Ml. tlnuld
provides, in substance, that the income n to
li .1 Oust fund in the hand! nf the truster-, l,
b- appiuprlated for the s-ippoit and iiuintrn
ance of his iliu;hfer and that she cinnot .inticl
ptte or ilhpcEC of tm pmt of that iiuomc mitil
it is actuilly received liy her and tint until so
rcieiwd it shall not ho lluhlo for lui debts oe
tlmie ot lici" Im-lind; and nndoiibtcilly tho
triutce-i will fi-el it to be- their duty to hav
this piovision Iu the will ciineil out In its full
(Vleiit or is lit" aa po-,ible. Mm I111 no con
tiol mi bm Ihe court anv contiol our Ilia
principal Mini which go"S lo her ehlhlien titter
her deilh. Tho only efiect of tho Pails pio
eecdin.'. wheitby Oeorse Rould ww appointid
snaullan for bis sister. Is 10 protmt hfr fiom
liinirrnu fioslt obligations without the eon-end
of her hi other.
TELLER STICKS TO SILVER.
Says It Will Bo a Live Issue in Poli
ties for Years to Come.
By Exclusive Who fiom Iho A'-foci-itcd Pre'
Denver, Xov. 2C Senator Teller,
npeaklng of tho flteef. on the sll-M-r
(iie.-,tlou nl tho d -fett of Bryan,
said that he did not Intend to abandon
silver bet-'uiso of Iho ieMllt of tho jc
cent eli ct Ion.
Tho (iiiestlon Is not dead," he con
tinued, "It will bo 11 livo Is.suo in
Ameilciin liolUle.s for yoais to come,
and 1 am III mly of tho opinion that we
will ultimately return tu the bimetal
BRYAN TO SPEAK IN CHICAGO.
An Expression of His Views on tho
Democincy's ruture Expected.
Hj l.Mludva Win- fiom Ihe A'suchtid 1'it'i
CI1ICU--40, Xov. 2fi Dofmo 'Wllllnm -T.
riiyan lull lor his homo In Lincoln,
Nob,, it in said ho gave iihsuiatiro that
he would bo p-esc-nt at the .lacki-mi
Day hiiiuiuet to 1,0 hold iu this elfv
on Jan. S.
It Is believed that Mi. P.-yun will
ilu-lnin hlms'-lf 011 the lutiuo of tlu
DoiiKMiatlo ji.ii ty.
In Contioveisy with TuiHey.
11,1 J'.iiliiiln) Win tioin 'I In A-i elated I'u.ss
V.i-hiu;liiii, m. " Tin i-m- bitwrni tlm
.tale dip u I nit nl and 'luiley m er tho w-llh-Ijildlli
if an tMipi.lir lo 111. 'Ihomii II, ol
Inll 10 bo tnii-ii al Ihilpuut, h.H piiMd into
tho ctnlowilil (),'(, nnd Ihe iudie.itluus uic
tint it will be- week", beloio Iho nutter t-Jii bo
Fell Demi nt tho Washtub,
By tfvittuiio Wire from 'Iho Awoeluted Prcst.
Ilarrlbburir, .Nov. 'JO, Mi-i. Itebccta I'rownffl
trr, whllo ililnv Iho lumllv w.hlnj; today, fill
dead ut tho waditub, Wluii found alio had been
dead tonio time,
- ---- ----"
WniMnglon, Kov. 10. Vorc-cmt tor .
Tiw-cliy and Weducsdayi i:jsttru Peiin- -f-'
fjlvtnU l-alr Tuesday and Wcdneeflj);
Irish wi-t to iioilhue-Ht windy. -fi