The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, January 22, 1901, Image 1
v"r.v iif' WW?-1 VJTWJW '".:,1 M( .'Tv ,V cratiton 000jjJ4JpP - THE ONLY SCRANTON PAPBR RECEIVING THE COMPLETE NEWS SERVICE OFTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS, THE GREATEST NEWS AGENCY IN THE WORLD. SCRANTON, PA., TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22, 3901. TWO CENTS. TEN PAGES. TEN PAGES. TWO CENTS. JT'vl lV'.iW T--n Ai.'l Sribitite; 'dSMHk (WWj Stf!BdBEiE3fc&lQtll'3l3Nfel!5i(Bl&3?3'ME?te QUEEN VICTORIA STILL LIVES Though All Indications Point to a Gertalntu That the End Is Near. FAMILY IN SUSPENSE No Less Thau Tour Times Yester day the Jtembeis Were Called to Witness the Departuie of the Vital Spark Poweiful Stimulants Used to Keep the Queen Alive Until the Auival of the Piince Yesterday. No More Measuics of This Kind Will Be Resorted to The Patient Surprises Her Attendants by Ask ing for Chicken Broth An Enor mous Telegraphic Staff Located at Cowes Beady to Send News When Required The Queen Expected to Live Until Thursday. V Excliuite Wire from 'flip Issoclalcd 1'ies.s. Cowes, Jan. 22. 5 a. m. Up to this hour no further bulletin has been Issued. That conespondent of the Asso ciated Press here is infoimed that the queen's condition has undeigone no change. ("owes. Isle of Wight, Jun 'ii, 1 a.m. Another day in the Vletoil.m ern. now so rapidly drawing to a close, passed without any great change In the condition of Queen Vlctoila. The tllght itnpiovement mi fieetuently mentioned In the olllelal bulletin, im-iely Indicates a postponement ot the lne (table. The eml may be n mutter of days or only of houis, but the membeis of the mal family, who are now diagglng out a we.uy IMt at Oboine House, know that the ileatb of hi'i majesty Is meiely it i.ueslliiit if a shell time T!k most uolU cable iV.iluitv of yis txnluv w.is the s.itlsfm toty piutlnn the inieeu "pent In rniioctoiisiiess, which she leg lined f.iil In the af ternoon and still u tallied at 10 p. ni. t tint biitir she hud not cen Km perm William, loial lumois to the contrary notwithstanding. Itoyaltv at Osborne thus hail a chance to te mpo etc fiom Hie tetilble oidtal un ilf'igntn. dm pig tl.e euilv lioun: of AIondu. T hi i iincipondem ul the Moiuliiv The (oiieipoiident of tin, Associated I'tess la Intoimed that the menibeit, of the i oj.it lainlly weie c'llled to n loom adjoining the linen's bed clinmb v no let's than foui times jesteida moinln and weie kept In innmeiitar:, expectation of being suni miiucd to wltnes the end up to half past thelUi mnjestt's physicians then had nnlv a s,cstlge ot nope that the would be rblc to keep the quean's feeble life In cxlstonre until the Pilnce of Wales anlved. To secuie this lesult, they n-soited to the frequent use- of brandy and champagne. Tliesi. stimulants, used to an extent -which only the gie.iteat emergency justified, worked their pro cess; and when the 1'iince of Wales nnd llmpeior William enteied the ens tio grounds at 11.S0 a. m. they found the queen a trifle better than had been expected. The desperate lemedles employed Monday morning to enable her majesty to llvo until her eldest son's ai rival will not be used again to the same ex tent, for tho doctors ate feaiful that tho remedy might be almost worse than the disease. They ti list to pro long her life by a moderate applica tion of stimulants, combined with ns much nourishment as can be assimi lated. Such expedients as were em ployed during Sunday eenlng and Monday morning are. not considered Justifiable. The Queen's Rally. mil. ..n..(.. ,.. . . . -Aim titiei-ita ruuy usionisneu llil one more than her physicians, and when nt 4 o'clock yesterday uftei noon they heard her ask for chicken bioth, their amazement almost equalled their de llsht. Privately, howoer, they build no false hopes upon tluse fading signs of what has been one of the strongest constitutions with which u woman was ever endowed. Despite the favorable afternoon, tlm doctors dread gieatly the ptilod be tween C o'clock nnd mldnlL'ht When that was safely passed they sspmud hopeful of her majesty living at least through nnother duj, although the memory of the previous night's ielipse kept their anxiety at high tension. The news of the death, when 11 oc curs, Is likely to be publicly announced In London before it Is nnnniincsd here, as according to the present in range ments the first telegtam Is to be s nt to the lord mayor of T.ondon There is an enoimous tpt,rnphli' staff In Cowes, and additional factlltlr, were installed jesteiday at Osborne. There Is an enthn absence, of louil excitement. Tho town has suttUil down In patience and sadness to await thp Inevitable. Never has empeior William in lived at' any place In Kng land with so little eclat No salutes tsere fired, no cheers weie given Tho men of the guardshlp Australia silent ly manned her sides, The ciowd wan i equally undenionstifillve, tho peoples contenting themselves with baring ihelr heads. It was u gieetlng given to the ginmlson of a dying woma'i rather than to tho ruler ot a gieat ally. After luncheon at the castle tlui Prince of Wales, Ihnpeior William utid the Duke of Conuaught sti oiled around the giounds and visited tho local sailors' home. Meanwhile most 'of the ladles at Osborne House smutched n few hours of sleep. Then a dull evening dragged Into night and the uneasy sleepers around whose loyal homo the wind howled pltcously, K"t what rest they could In the lntivnls of n vigil which ttio whole world was keepliiR In company with them.. The queen In expected to Use until Thuisduy morning. unless unexpected (implications occur. VISITORS AT OSBORNE. The Accommodations Aio Severely Taxed Sympathy of Ameiic.ins Received with Satisfaction. 11 llvtlimii Wile from Tlif Is.oiiited I'n-s London. Jan. 2J, 3 30 a. in. Em pel or William is spending the night at Os boine, where tho accommodations are ho xeeiely taxed that the Hattenberg chlldien slept Monday night at Lord Oort's lesldence, 15ast Cowes castle, and the loyal yachts at Cowes lire be ing fitted up for the accommodation o? visited s. The tmeen's Illness wns so sudden and in the Hist onset was expected to be f.o bilef that no ar'angements weie made for the posting and circulation of bulletin." An agitation Is on foot to have them posted Immediately In all po.stofllees throughout the I'nlted Kingdom At piesent the provinces have no means of knowing anything except fiom the . . . .. new HimDei ,s. and the result Is tn.it nil kinds of baseless lumois nil-. fMtplt. lated. for Instance, at Chelmsford countv couit, ii report was tecelved that the queui ttun dead, and the ju Ige In teais and great emotion referted to the son ow fill tidings, which later on he was nble to don. I'p to n late hour lnstt-tenlng crowd? weie gatheied In the vicinity of HucU inghum pal ice and Marlborough house. and then' was a constant stream of petrous anxious to enter their names on the vlsltois' books. On all sides it K a tale of public 1 unctions postponed ami a settled gloom rests over all il.ts,t of sutiet. The editorials re flect thesi? feeling", and the suspense the iMiiintr Is eiiduilng, together with the giatltleation and consolation dc ilved fiom tile sympathy teslltled on all sides fiom ubioad. lllshnp 1'ottcr's illusion to the queen in his nddivss riundin evening In Xew Yoik to stu dents and college are eieiywlieto coiu mented upon with ery keen satisfac tion The Daily News says' "Hlthop Potter compared hei majes ty to Washington No Ann l lean could go f.u th r than tint." The Daily Telegiaph sas "It seems but a brief Intel al nlnce Lngland was the center of almost unlveisal hos tility. Todnj, all lnteinatlonal hostili ties aie hushed and stilled, as they never weie by an single event In the annals of the woild," The Dally Chronicle obseives: "In the I'nlted States the nation and the government display once again tho ir lepicsslblo sentiment of a cognate peo ple The strain of common blood whlth Hows In Riltlsh and American veins has been larely more manifest or moie warmly lecognlzed." This eildence of unlveisal sympathy extended tow aid Kngland 111 her hour of trouble Is, In fact, the leading thme and the Standard lemaiks: "Thcie Is no enemy of nngland too bitter and no professing condemner of crowns and tin ones too fanatical to admit the virtues and set vices to man kind of Queen Vlctoila." SYMPATHETIC COMMENT. Expiesslons of Condolence Occas- ioned by the Illness of the Queen Come fiom Evety Country Save Belgium. 11 lx.liii.iu Win limn The l-oiluiil Pirn-. London, Jan. 21. The dispatches ic celved heie fiom neatly eveiy capltol In Km ope, fiom India, Austinlla, Ja maica und all the Hiltlsh colonies, show the iirei-s and people to be sym pathetic In their comment on tho Mitten's ilhieiiii The one exception sei ms to be Belgium. A mnjorlty ot tlie lhii'-hcls comment Is In good taste, hut one pio-rtocr paper llieie takes the occasion to mukc a political altnck on Clrcal Hi Haiti's South Afilcnn pol icy. A dispatch Horn Plot oi In says the iiuecn's Illness hat' caused a piofound sensation theie. Sperlul pinycis weie olfeied In all ihe churches of the gnirlson towns testerday evening Kmpeioi Kruiuis Joseph counter iiianded the com t ball tit Vienna, fled for this evenlnc Thu engagements of cabinet minis ters and othei notable poisons tn ap ptat at public illnneis, nt chitiltable I ilr.s or at the dedication of new public buildings, otc, ate being can celled and It seems llkelv that oil functions of this pott will be tiojt poned thioughout the X'nlted King dom The Duke nnd Duchess of De Minhlio have recalled their Invita tions to a house paitv and their exam ple Is nolnsr followed by other titled enterlalneis. Many private dinners hive been defeired. EMPRESS FREDERICK ILL. 11 Hxcluiive Wirt from Hie AuocUteil Pint Uerllii, Jan. 21. Tho Nnrdetttsche Allgelmefi Ktltung makes the follow ing announcement: "Dowager Kmpress Fredoilck. be eauso still seriously 111, Is, to her Rient soiixw, prevented from going to Os borne to meet her exalted mother." The, effect of the sad news regaidlng Queen Victoria upon her eldest daugh ter lias been very unfavorable. FOR CITIES OF SECOND CLASS Senator Muchlnronner .Introduces the New Charter lor Pittsbura, flllcolicnu and Scranton. SOME OF THE FEATURES Under the Proposed Law Mayors Shall Hold Offlco for Three Years and Shall Not Be Eligible for Election to Any Other Municipal Position for Two Yeais Succeeding the Expiration of His Term Re garding Other Officers, Legislative Power, Etc. The Change in April, 1002. Dy Kxelmbe Wire from Hie Assochtcd Tro-i. ilairisburg, Jan. ii. A new chuiter, or "llpper," bill for Pittsburg, Alle gheny and Scranton, which (Consti tute the second eias-s cities of Penn sylvania, was Inlioduced In the sen ate tonight by Senator .Muuhlbronner, of Allegheny. Under the proposed law the mayor of such cities shall hold otllce for tluee yeais and shall not be eligible for ic-elcctlon, nor for any office or position In the city for the next two yeais succeeding the expiration of hli term. Ho shnll, by wiltten order, tiunsmitted to select council, lemove fnm nIHpo rniv Ik.kiI nf flmmrtmont . "', - ""- " -..,.....-. .... ....v". v., .,....-. ..... t. .,.,.. ... . ,, him, and as often as he may think proper, he may appoint thiee persons to examine the accounts of any city department, trust olllcer or employe. There shall be the following executive depaitments, and no other depart ments can be ci Pitted: Public safety, public vvotks, lecelver of taxes, assessois, city teasurcr, city contiollcr, law, charities nnd correc tion, and sinking fund c ommlsslon. The department of public safety shall be under the charge of one peison, wpa shall have control of the police, lire, health, otc. No policeman nor fit email shall be dismissed without his wilt ten toiWnt, except by decision ot a court, composed of the' police and lire force. The depai tment of public, wotks shall be undei charge of one dliector, who shall have dial go of one water works, gns winks etc. 'file receiver ot taxes shall hold office for three yenix. The olllce of delln cjucnt tax"s is abolished. The depart ment of assessois Miall consist of thiee peisons. The cltj treasurer shall hold olllce for thiee eais and cannot succeed himself. Tho city so licitor shall hold office for three yeats and m.iv have us manv assistants as aie authmlzed by oidlnance. The, net does not specify the length of teim of the peison in ehaige of the depot t inent of charities and correction. The sinking fund commission shall consist of live peisons and all moneys applicable to the sinking fund shall bo under their charge. The city tieasurer, controller and as lessors shall bo elected at the icgu lar municipal election. The heads of the various other departments shall be nominated by tho mayor, with the ad vice and consent of select council, and shall hold office dm ins the mayor's term. I'pon sufllclent leason, except for political reasons, they can remove or suspend subordinate ofilceis. The met It system shall prevail In the ap pointment and promotion of city em ployes Municipal olllceis shall be liable to Impeachment, suspension and lemoval for any coirupt act, piactlce, malfeas ance, mismanagement, mental Incapa city or Incompetency or for extortion, leeching any gift or ptesent fiom nny contractor or from any person fur nishing material to the city, or fiom anv Incumbent or candidate for nny municipal olllce, and for wilfully con t e.illng any fraud committed against the I'itv. Legislative Power. The legislative power shall be vested In select and common council. One se lect councilman shall be elected for each 2,000 icsldent taxables and one common councilman lor each 1,000 reg istered taxables. Select councllmen shall seive four enrs and common councllmen two yeais. No member of i ounclls shnll hold any ofllce under the I'nlted States, stnte county ot city, ex cept notary public or commissioner of deeds. Councils shall hold two ses sions In each jear at a time piescrlbed by oidlnance and no session shall con tinue for more than thirty days. Tho major shall have powe'r to continue the egular session or call special sessions. All contracts shall be let to the lowest icsponsiblo bidder and evciy contract shall be lot b tho mayor and head of the proper department. Within thir ty dnys after the opptoval of the bill tlie governor shall fill the olllce of mayor in each of the second class titles, The appointee shall have all the poweis ot the proposed act. Tho suc cessors shnll be chosen at the i egular municipal election In 1903 nnd shall bo Muallfled the first Monday In April fol lowing Upon the appointment being made by thq governor tho olllco ot mayor existing In nny second class clt, as well as all other executive of fices, positions and emploment, shall be abolished, except us preserved In this section. These olllceis shall at once cense to act. The bill does not affect the city treasurer, city conti oi ler or boards of assessors, who shall continue until thetr successors ura cdected In ISO-?. The councils of all ex isting cities of the second class shall lemaln In office until the first Monday of April, 1902, and their successois shall be elected In 1002. Tho piovislon as to contlrmutlon by select council of ap pointments by the mayor shall not apply to those made by the muyots ap pointed by the governor. All laws rel ative to the government of second class cities uro ropeuled,' unless preserved by the terms of tho bill, as well as nil laws Inconsistent with or supplied by the act. Tho special committee of "the senate appointed for the purpose of consider ing bills, pending the appointment of the standing committees, met tonight and favorably reported the bill back to the senate as committed. CONGRESS PROCEEDINGS. But Little Businsss of Importance Is Transacted in Either House. D) Kjcludvc Wire Irom The Anoelnteil PrtM Washington, Jan. 21. No buslners ot Hiieclal lmpoitance was tiunsactud by the sennto todav In ojjen session. An executive session of more than two hours' duration was held, and after which In open season sixty-six pages of the legislative, executive and Judic iary upproptlattou bill weie completed before adjournment. The house today, offer devoting some time to District of Columbia business, nassed a number of bills 'under sus pension of the rules. They were to piovlde n homo for aged and infirm coloied people out of the fund now in the treasury to the credit of deceased colored soldiers, nmountlng to about $230,000; to establlbh n branch soldiers' home at Johnson City, Washington county, Tenu., and to Inciease the sal iii y of the commissioner of education of Porto Hlco from $3,000 to $1,000. A bill to give citizens of foielgn coun tiles the right to sue In the court of claims for Indemnity for alleged ln juiles, which had been lecommended by tho state department, was dlsus tiously beaten. SHOT A WAITRESS. Ralph Helms Wounds Clara Nichols and Then Commits Suicide. Ity t:tlhlp Wire fiom The isoi lateil Press Philadelphia, Jan. 21. Clara Nichols, aged 2t! yeais, a waitiess employed In a lunch cafe on Chestnut street, was shot und woui, vl this evening by Ralph Helms, u kitchen helper, aged 2! enis, who lifted wauls committed suicide by shooting. The gill has been emplojed at th place about seven years nnd Helms, who came there about n year ago, became enamored of her. She accepted his attentions until lecently when ho offended her and she discoutaged his attentions thereafter. Helm stopped woik ut t! o'clock and laid In wait in u small stieet back of the cafe As the gill came out a few minutes later he filed two shots, one of vthlch took effect In the shoulder. He then shot homself through tho heait, dying Instantly. Te woman was lemoved to a hospital. Her condition Is not serious Jf& OFFICIALS SELECTED. Appointment of Clerks and Other Assistants About State Capitol. Il,irriliiiv, .Jn .it -The Mlovunir clnclals wen' eld ml h tlie unute teniRht: .Inunul link, .Mm M. IIIhj, ( iiiiibtilaiul count! mcv tiirt eerk, llin Ken In, !'iill.ii'fliil i count ; Mit'tJiit ut urnn. Olhir C. Volt.n Heier conn. t , tunsinliiiig dirk, lilliur Miiigitc, Wist, intiiljiiil rount ; tutwiiliinir elnk, .Mm V, Mllfir, I nion imml, assistant servant .it arnn, I). '.. Wilniti. Lamastir counlt, iiostmas'er, 11 Vtlinis, Jiihrson count, ilooikccper, .l.,im ('. Klik, Wasliliu'ton count, assistant iluoikptpii. .Imiis Ii. (ios.slft. Wa.tnc count; ii.sli.tant iloorkctpir, '.. Stanton Kltclien, lliuka rnuiti , misseiiBcr, Wlllhm V Hogers l'liil.i ililplila lount; aWant imscnur. V. Z. tnl. lint, rranfonl count sniptrintilulelit of folilins luin, Willi mi T. KliM ixkI; paslfis and folii-in-, i;. Ci, Uuek, lamaitir rorali; Iloml Mir mr, N.lLiilklll count, Mevamler N. Hart; .lilin Coss, I'hllailtlplila count: Oeorue llllliusli, "-njitci tount. ( kltf Jerk of the Senile Smile appointed tlie following: Mlnailan, Herman P. Miller, Daupli. in count: evecutlte cleik, M, F. VauKlun, Jjckattanna tountv; tiansirlblnK elerks, W. M. Kliwartz, Marnliall Ii. Cini janitor of com inlltie loom, 1) F . Wheelock; Janitor of oat room, willhm H. Whiten; jarltor of the luicmenl, ItohiTt oung: jsnitor nf elevator, William il, Datls, fireman In cellir, K. P. Mickln, llirman on floor, Diniel Collins; chief pigt, W. Ilany ltakeri piges, Junk Itupp, J, DeWItt f!ioi, .lonpli Campbell Holiert S. (leoigi, Hnry KlnKlanJ, .lohn I'rhar., fiuy Mi nisner. .lam I.. Ililms, II. c In Fox; itilumn. CIuiIm Vliirphy: tnclneer, Ueoigo W '-eldns TROUBLE IN KENTUCKY. Union Miners Meet a Sheriff's Posse. One Killed, Soveral Wounded. Ilv Kxclurite Wire fi-m Tlio AA)elated I'lew. KirllDgton, Kv , Jan 21 1'iilon miner, one hundied and flftv stnini, toda rtaited on a rnarcli fiom Hoxtnvn to Carhoi dale, mines In Hopkins countr. to 6top the nonunion mm at work then' On the wa a fhenlt'K posc ff Ihe nun attempted to .top thim and ere an aneied b a ilint. A fmllade followed, the mllicra ittlcatll g. Hi p of their number J killed and another died of ills wound In .i few hnurt. lloitown Ii icpoiled desirted, but oltictr ire tciirhiin; for inimbers of the marehlng piit Jeffiles at Cincinnati. Ity Inclusive Wire from The As'ochted 1'resj. Cinclnintl, Jan 21.-Janus .1. Jeffries, ttho l matilitil to tlsht lus Huhlln at Contention hall, Pib 15, arrbed todir fiom .New lorlc and repaired to lilt tiainlntr pounds, Aeroin pjnjliie lilin weir lil tnlnerf Billy Helantf, hi lirothtr, JacU Jeltrlei, Ida tpuirlnf. partner Hob Annntrona, and his aeeietai, 1 f Kacan The opponent of the (lulu, while not dlsclokinn; their plant, fctlll declare their belief thit the Unlit will rot oceur. W J Perkowltz, priva tUnt of tho Kunii Cltj Manufartiirei' eltib, nt meeltnjr of the Cincinnati M inufacturcr.' club here tonlRht, made un otter of Ir",0u0 to the Sjentrirfcst committee as a bonus, it it would gHe up the Jeurie Dublin fight to Kanma (Ity, provided aunme. are uiien that all tho pioplo nhn would come to Cincinnati to ere the lontent would so to KniiMt I'll. Steamhoip Arrivals. By Ftclushe Wire Irom Ihn Awoclafcd Tren. Nut YoiK. fan, 21 Arrhnlt RottcuUm, Irotteidam. Oleaud' Columbia, Oenoa, Naples, Vlinandria, itc. Handling Arrludi 1'ietorl.t, New York via 11 mouth flibraltar Arrlwd: KiUtrln Maria Ihrri'M, New oilc for N'aplea nnd Oenoa (and puienlfd). Sailed! Aller (from Hinoi and N'apleiO, New Yorl. Isle of Wight Passed i I'uUdain, New lorv. for llouloitne and Itotteidam. Q, A. R. Encampment. Uy Uvcleulic wlra from Tlie Associated Trou, Hi. IxiuU, Jan, 21, 1 he national council ot ndmlnUtration of the Urand Arm of the lie public today iliclikd to hold tho next annual encampment at C'lei eland, O. At a lormer meeting Demer was silcctcO tor the encampment, hut owing to tho inability to secure low rail road tati the deciihm was retelndul. Tho date act tor the eneamniDi nt Ja tivnl. 0 MRS. NATION AT IT AGAIN In Gomnanu with Ladu Friends She Wi'ccks Two Saloons in Ten Minutes. SLAPS SHERIFF'S FACE Upon Belne; Released from Jail Mrs. Nation Returns to Wichita and Smashes tho Glassware in Two Sa loons Atre&ted by a Policeman and Discharged Upon the Second Arrest by (Sheriff Simmons She Slaps the Officer's Pace and Pulls His Ears. 11 r.iluliv V'lic fiom Tin. V-Mitiaied l'lcs Wichita, lvun .Ian. 21. Mrs. C.urle Nation came back to Wichita toduy after her iccent Incaiceiatlon nnd the net tesiilt of ten minutes of work by her this iiitetuoon aie two wrecked saloons. Mis. Nation was assisted by Mis. .fulfil Kvunsj, Mis. laicy Wllholt and Mrs lydla Muni!!, ot the local Woman's Christian Temperance union oiganlatton. With hatchets concealed under theli cloaks they entered the saloon of James limns on Douglas avenue and did not leave a complete piece of glass or a working slot ma chine In the place. All show cases, both for llquorsa nd cigars, us well as the plate glass windows nnd doors were broken Into snilthcieens. Next they run to John Herrlg's saloon and had everything In the front of the room, Including thep late glass win dows, broken when he nppeared with a revolver, placed it at Mrs. Nation's head and said that he would blow out her biuhis If she did not desist. She yielded belore tho pointed revolver and w 1th her companions, ran to the Carey hotel bar, wheie she made her Hist attack on the saloons of Wichita three weeks ago. There three policemen overpoweied Mis. Nation nnd her friends and took them to the city pilsou followed by 2,000 people. Mis. Uvnns' little daughter pushed her way thiough the crowd tcreamlng and begged for the release of her mother, but the policemen weie deaf to her en treaties. Chief of Police Cudhon dlschatged the pilsoners after they leached the jail and Is heuitlly condemned by the citizens The women, made him a promise not to wreck any more sa loons before noon tomonow. After leaving tho citv building Mrs. Nation in the coolest manner began a stieet lecture to the Immediate ciowd that had sui rounded the city building, say ing that she expected to begin saloon w looking again at noon tomonow, when her truce with the chief of police explies. The damage done by the thiee wo men Is estimated at between $1,500 and J2.000. David Nation, the husb'ind of Mis. Nation, was in the city, but took no part In the wiecklng of the baloons, nor did he go to the city jail, when his wife was arrested. A Now Sensation. Mis. Nation caused a new sensation tonight by slapping Sheriff Simmons on the face, taking hold of his ears and giving him a lough handling generally. Mrs. Nation was at the Union station in the act of buying a ticket to a neigh boring town when the sheilff pulled at her sleeve saying: "You are my pris oner, mauame." Mis. Nation turned her face about and seeing Sheilff Simmons gave him a violent slap across the face. She followed this up by laying hold of his ears with both hands and wringing them viciously. The station was full of women, who began scieumlng and tiomendous excitement followed us the sheriff, who si a very small man, strug gled with his powerful antagonist. A. policeman came to his rescue and with the aid of some bystanders they suc ceeded In picking up the woman In their aims and placing her In a cab, which was driven lupldly to the coun ty jail. She Insisted on being plated In tho pilvate room for women but Sheriff Simmons put her in n cell In the steel lotaiy, where she began to piay and sing hymns. HAY-PAUNCEFOTE TREATY. It Is Believed That Great Britain Will Accept Amendments. Pit Kxcluaite Wire from The Aoclited Press London, Ian 2.'. 'I lie Washington correspond ent ot tin' Pill Mail tai he undemtinds It U puctieall cirtain that Cieat Britain will aciept the amendments of the t'nltid Male himtt to the Haj'-Pauncifote treatv. Mott's Trial Postponed. 0 UsclaJte Hire from The Associated Prcsn fjincistcr, Jan, 21 The trill ot William M Jtlott, who hhot and killed his mUtrei, Madame Albert, i palmi.t, and MiflH I'dliabeth Stein bauer, Ida tmardlnr; hoiu mtatiecs at Columbia, m-teral montUi ago, was toelay postioned until April. Major A C Itelnohl, who recently com. mlttcd Hulclde, va Mott'a chief council, and his death v.'jj the plea on which the iao n continued. Nail Works Destioyed. D Exchuhe Wire from The Associated Prrsi. Milwaukee, Jin. 21. l'ire (nti.lit In the lione nail worl'n desliotd the nliifiuih mill, tlxtcen. inch mill, otflce and cooper bleeps, The lcs U cktimated at IJ0,0iX), artlall eotered by liibiiiancc. The ten Inch mill alone wot raved. Ihirci was l(.OT,iW woilh ot ftnlleel horc hoea nails In the buildings burned, The caun ot the Hie ia unknown. Chemical Works Bunted. By Kxcluihe Wire from The Associated Press. lloncadalr, Pa., Jan. 21. Tlii laige chemical uoiU at Mllanstille, th's county, were dcttroed by flro last night. The factor was owned by W. S. Brandt & Co,, ot Illnghamton, N. Y, The lews la estimated at .10,000. The factory w4 erected about a sear ago. TIIH NEWS THIS MORNING. Weather Indication Today, FAlm COLDCfl. ('ct.oral cjuecii lctotl' Contlldon tJn- changed. Mi usurp to (lourn i ml-claw I'lllc. Mitt. Nation OmillnjoM Mloon rrthing. Department ut fmtruitli.n lUl)liil)t d it Manila. Genual I'irlipnilile lloinitmciit. J Locil Intitnl Meeting ami Ilannuct of the lloircl ul Trade, i l'dltorlal. Note and (m;mi 1 1, ft Loesl Superior Couit I'lncfcslliiRs 0 fxcal--Miist Pa Cotitt. In Plghth Ward l.lic tlon Contest Cltt Cleil. .icd Vol Pi.im I'.arbir I'aving Win rant. 7 liKil-l,it Vlsht's Pilinultn. )HUlng St'sii ii nf the Mianton .Vitle dearonrj R I.(cj1 West Vi.mton and uburbjii 0 (Icneiol Xoilhraitirii I'tuusilvanlj Pinanilal and Cnnunrniil 10 looal Uie Sew,! of the Induslilil World. Ilrlii Intel form ullli Iliulniw. In the Courts. LEGISLATIVE WORK BEGINS IN EARNEST Business Mapped Out in the Senate. A Tribute to tho Late Sen ator Osbourne. B r.sclu.lie Wire tiom The Asroriiilod Pie. Hiiiilsbuig, .Tun. il. The senate met tonight at it oVloeit. The desk ot Sen ator rianels A. Osbourne, of IMilla delphla, who tiled yesterday, was draped In black. A beautiful floral orterlng lelleied the sombieness ot thu deociratloti. The chaplain deoted Ills entlie prayer to ti feeling eju cession of sympathy for the dead senators family. Hills were liitioduceil as follows. lit Senitor Mm hit ronnrr, nf Mleghen -Pio tiding for n new charter for fecond tla'i cities I'mtidlng tor Ihe e reat'on ot the educe- of in'll tary officer foe e honl boaiels or school dlstiicta 11 Senalir Miller, ( innbtrlend- Ippieprlatini; f.'.cioei for lhi eretUou if a iilnnumint ut (iett.ts burg to the million ot John Bums, of lletl.ts butg, lor eon.plcimm bntir while itntliu in the Iron brig tele, Ilv Senator WIIIIiiiif, Butlei Appro) ri tlli.g SHihki for the Bullei count liflicul h wpllal. B Sfnatoi wood, Westmorland To regul-lc the: acknottlceUeineiit nt ebedK, mortgngtiH aut nthc I Instruments of writing In" corporations, the form of cerlhltates thereof, and continuing those heretofore rrade. Hesolutlons weie adopted as follows: That the nuuibei ot meuibeifi of Ihe mnatv standing ttimnlltees rhall remain the bame as heretofore, and tin Ihe president pro lem (dull be a membei e oftlno of each. that n,WX) apportionment maps of Pcniuvl tan, a be I rlnted, khonlng the populttlou if eieh courity, and the tote of e leh political pill nt the last gmeril election In eicli conn I, also il,tW pamphlets slinttiiii, the tote In w irdi or townhlpt in all eltbs lietlng u ppu lallon of JOO.OIX) or mei A number of bills weie read the first time nnd seveial other bills passed sec ond reading. Among the latter wns tho 'bill piovldlng for a new common pleas coui t In Philadelphia, and tho bill regulating the fee system of county otllrets. Several amendments weie made to the latter bill and accepted, and tho bill now reads as follows. That ulienctwr tie tutal lonipuiwatlon m coin inlsiions whiili are allotted or I eld b,t llils coin monttcalth to an count ofrle-r for serviic in acting an agtnt for the commonwealth foi tie! collection of mone.tji oi retilncd b ueh omit oflher acting in atub njent out of the funds (ollected for the eoinmonttealth, shall etecid the sum of flto tlioironi itollsnt ilurlna ant one .tear Ms annual ulai for all scnicea In relation lo such collections and in relitinn to all mat" teis appeitainlng therein for micIi ear, lnll lie and la hereby fiveel at the Mini of fue thous ami dnllaoe, and ant eseeits eompeivatlon or torn. mitlons In eccs.s of Hat rum which he mleJit otherwise be enlltled lo leeelte oi i-etaln fhill belonif to tlm count of which he Ii an of fleer and tlull be- pild Into the tleiMiry theieof Senator Gi.uly, of I'lilladelplila, then announced the death of Senator Os bourne and after he had paid a high tilbuto to the" deceased he offered u lesolutlon, which was adopted, that the senute attend the funeial In a bod on Wednesday at Philadelphia. Tlie following committee wns appointed to make the necessary aiiangements Senatorb Grady, Scott, Otansbaeh, Vaie, of Philadelphia, Sproul, Dela ware: McKeo, Perry; Haines, York, nnd Miller, Cumberland. On motion of Senator Williams, of Ilutler. a committee of eight w as ap pointed to dratt suitable lesolutlons on the death of Senator Osbourn and pre sent them at a special meeting of the beiiute at 3 p. in, Janunty 30 This committee consists of Senators Will lams, Stober, of Lancaster; Washburn, Crawfoid; Cummlngs, Warren: Stlne man, Cambria; Stiles, I-chlgh; Boyd, rayetto, Lee, Monioe. It wns also or deicd that the senate bo draped for a period of thltty days, and that the desk of Senator Osbouin lemain In mourning until the vacancy In the Third Philadelphia district is filled. As a further mark of respect the senate nt 10.30 p. m. adjourned until 11 a. m. tomoirow, Delaware Deadlock. By Exclusive Wire from The Awoclatrd Press Poter, Pel., Jan 21. The lxth ballot In the deadlock for two United titties nators ttiu taken at noon today in o joint seflon of tho IcgliJaturtt and thowed no material rhaiiLe in the (iiuatlni, for tho lonp term! II, K Km ncy, Pi mot rat, 22 i J 15 Addle kh, t,'nlon lie publican, 13; II A. Pupont, regular Itepubll" can, 8, bcatterlng ltepubllcann, f; absent, ono Pemocrat and one ltipubllcan; ncees-uy tn a choice, 20. For the bhort teimi Wlllard Sauls bur.t, Democrat, 11; John I'dward AddlcU, I'liiou litpubllcan, 15; Chas I" Milliards, rcfc"- lar Itepubllean, 11, hoattering, J Uepublliam alucm, -; lieiiMci in a ulnar, .id DEATHS OF A DAY. By I'tcliislip Wire fiom The Associated Picis. New Yoik, Jan. 21. Warren f.eland, Jr., died today at the- Hotel (Ire noble, ot wlilih ho was the pioprlttor. Mr. Ia-IjiuI had long mffered from Bright' dUcatc. ilia death Is the third that has oeiurud in tho belaud family during the last two year. Ills cousin. Warren Leland, sr., staa proprietor of the Windsor hotel. The title of the latter died from the effects of the shock of the fire which destrojed. that hotel, tier husband followed bcr within a feter wctki. INSTRUCTION AT MANILA The Act Establlshina a Department Is Passed bu ths Commission. RELIGIOUS CONTROVERSY Commissioner Moses Offers AH Amendment Prohibiting Teaching of Religious Doctrines in School Buildings Judgo Tnft Offers a Substitute Permitting Tri-Weokljr Visits of Priests. By Kclusitc Wire from The Associated Presl. Manila, Jan. 21. Tho act establish'- lng the department of public Instruc tion wns unanimously passed by thfl Philippine commission today, after a debate between Commissioner Most and Judge Taft over the section per mining religious Instruction In school houses. The commissioners, originally, 'wero unanimous In favor of the section, but Commissioner Moses beenmo convinced that it wns not wise, and today he of fered an amendment prohibiting the teaching of religious doctrines In school buildings. He declined the commission would dlsiegaid Its Instructions con cerning the ccptiratlon of church and state if the "cpiestlonable provision" was enacted. The commissioner char acterized us groundless the fears that Catholic children would not attend the public schools unless tellglous instruc tions were permitted. He said the ex perience with the Philippine schools hail nhendy demonstrated this. Hefei ring to argument of the central Catholics In favor of Catholic Instruc tors exclusively, Commissioner Moses Insisted that a compromise was Inad visable when one of tho parties was pre-dlsposed against a compromise. Judge Taft's Substitute. Judge Taft offered a substitute per mitting the exchange trl-weckly visits byprlestsand ministers to pupils whose patents deslied that their children re ceive stioii Instructions, and preset Ib Ing the dismissal of teachers who at tempt to Influence pupils lellglously. nnd the suspension of tho privilege of pi tests und ministers whose teachings create dlsloyulty or dlsordei. Concerning the alleged disobedience of the administration's Instructions, Judge Tnft said the question would be whether such use of school buildings would Involve a tax on the people. He cited the facts that the school build ings In use weto being used for politi cal and religious purposes, notwith standing the opposing attitude of the Kedeial party leaders. Thejudgo said he did not believe a majoilty of the people or of the party weie opposed to It. He belleied the opposition wns caused chlelly by fear of ecclesiastical control eisy. The judge did not believe the hierachry of the church would ap pioie of the radical propositions of thp coutinl Catholics. If experience pioved the wisdom of lepe.illng the section It would at least be utter the government had shown that It Is neither pio-Pio-testant nor pro-Catholic. Commissioner Ido voted with Com missioner Moses against Judge Taft on the substitute, explaining that he cpiDS tloned whether the substitute would nccompllsh the purpose sought. After the rejection of the substitute the bill wan passed unanimously. NO CHURCH AND STATE. Baptist Ministers of New York Ar on Record on the Subject. Bv Kseluslte Wire from The Associated Pre. Ntw rk, Jin. 21 The Baptist ministers of this city at n meeting todiy adopted, the fol lowing rebolutioir "Uioltcd, Hut Ibis conference pula on record lis utrciiuous adlvrenct' to the doctrine ot soul llbcrtt ileir to our fathers and its faith in tho well est ibllshed American principle ot the com plete separation of chunh and state, It earn estly requests the president of the United States to see tn U fo far a it lies In his power mar this trust shill not bo nbridaed or violated ot Ml of application In our dealings with i(h people of Ptrto Hlco, Hawaii and the Philip, pine Islands. Wan-ant for Neely. By llxclenne Wire from Tlie Awociated Press Washington, Jan 21 Tlie state department Icdi issued i warrant for the i.urrenelcr to tha (ubau HUthoi lilts ot ( r W. J.ccl, charged t ith embeuleinent. This wanant will be piaieif in the hinds of United bwtes Marshal Henkrl, of the 'oiitheru district of New Yoik, rho II lew the custodian nt Neely. and who will sei that he Is aafely delltercd to the judicial au thorilles at llatana. In aeconhnce with an un derstanding itached between counsel, the prison cr will lint I rcmoted In i government trins port bc!oro net Tlumclai. Philadelphia's TJacteiiologist. By KieliHllo Wile fiom Tlie Associated Press. Phlhdelnhli. Jan 21. Director of Puhlhj Woiks llicldiick today announced the appoint ment of William It ropcland, at pieent bac teriologist In the PillsbuiK de partition! ol publhi works, in pine' ed William fi Timlin, late chlst ol the lucttriologlcnl laboratory at the test filtration plant in this city. Mr. Toillie lecently rc3lt,ned m No Telegram from Kruger. By Hxcluslte Wire from The Associated Press. rhc llJgue, Jan. 21 The report that Mr. Kniger hail sent a telegram of h,tmpathy to Om borne house is ttltluut loundatlon. lp to a late hour this eicning he had not done o. Corporation Chattered. By Kxcliulte Wire from The Associated Press. Ilanlsburg, Jan. 21. A charter wan Issued bj the stato depirtment today to the New Milford. Dairy Co., Ne.w Jlllforel, cipltJl, f7,000. sV -f 4 -f 4- f 4. WEATHER 370RKOABT. -f s sr -f -f Wafchlrgton.Jaie. 21. 1'orecaat for Tue day and Weilneselayi Kiateni Pennsyl- 4" tanla-Kalrt colder Tuesilay; fresh to brisk west to northwest winds. Wednes- s day. fall. sV ttt -t- ttttl! -s . Wte' fi'