The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, January 25, 1901, Page 2, Image 2

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Two Games Played Last Night At
tractions Tonight.
At the cycle club Inst night tho pool
tourney was continued. The first
Rama plajcd was between Ruther
ford (fourth clnsH) and Moon (fourth
class), which was Avon by the former.
At 10 o'clock Foster and Mitchell Mora
plnylng, with Indications that Foster
would win.
Exceptional Interest Is taken In tho
contest tonight. There will be a bur
lesque gome at 9 o'clock between Sin
ger und Manners, tho rules of thin
nnmc being that no contestant will bo
allowed to pocket more than one ball
In an Inning, nnd the one who gets
tho most scratches will win out. Tho
boys of tho club nic anticipating much
sport over this unusual game. Roth
players nre practicing diligently.
Hy Moon's loss last night he drops
out of the tourney, being the first to
loe three games. The standing Is as
UrlRKS 1
Denton ... 0
Crane 0
Clifford 1
Davis H
Drety 3
my 0
Ditchbum I
llr 1
l'oeter 1
tillhool 1
Itoole I
Humphrey 2
.Ismes , 3
Knopp 1
Morgan 0
Moon ....... ...,.0 1
! Manners 0 2
: McMillan i o
Mltehtll 1 1
) J. II. IUese 0 I
OJJ. 0. Ilewse t t
2Kennle 1 J
Z.Rotorti S 1
SJKuthtrford 2 1
l.StrieUanel 0 2
2 Singer 0
00. Smith 11
ow. Smith 0
lSwingln ....,.....
1 fctewart 1
S,Scuity 1
Who Knew Frank Christian.
A letter was received by Miss Mar
jot 1q Towderly, of this city, yester
day from her brother, Joseph Powder
iy, formerly of this city, but who Is
now In Eagle Pass, Texas. In the let
ter he tells of tho death of a tele
phone lineman down there, who died
suddenly. He was buried there, nnd
aftet wards a search of his effects re
ealed the fact that he was a sol
dier In the Spanish-American war;
and his dlschaige papers, which he
art led with him, Rave his name as
Prink Christian and his place of en
listment as Sunbury, Pa.
The superintendent of the telephones
i ompany requested that Pennsylvania
papers should publish nn account of
Ills death, so that his iclntlvcs, if he
has any, should bo made aware of tho
Place where Christian lies burled. Sun
bury papers are especially lcqucstcd
to copy this notice.
Had Thumb Cut Off.
Annie Smith, who lives in Foity--ucond
street with her widowed
neither, and who Is the sole support
oi her mother and several brothers
und sisters, met with a sad misfor
tune jeslterday afternoon, while at
wink in tho silk mill of the Klola
ompauy at Simpson. The silk she
wus nt work on got tangled in some
manner and she attempted to stralgh
ion it out, with tho result that her
hand got twisted in the silk, the silk
i evolving qulcly, and pulling strong
nnd pulled tho top of Annie's thumb
light off. Dt. Malaun was summoned
and on examination thought It advis
able an operation should be per
formed. She was taken to Dr. WfiCe!-If-r's
lio.spltul, where tho thumb was
excred at the first Joint. About two
bonis after the operation she went to
her home. It was her light hand
which was Injured.
Won a Prize.
At the Knights of Columbus' pto
Kresslvo euchre party In Scranton ..
Wednesday evening, at which over 200
persons played, William Loftus, of
this city, won first prize, being tied
with Miss Mary R. Moffatt. In the
drawing for the prize which followed
the decimation of tho tie, Mr. Loftus
won. The trophy was a beautiful ta
boretle. v
Have Changed Their Plans.
The committee In charge of the an
nual reception of the Ladles' Catholic
Benevolent association, which is to ba
held In Hurkc's hall on Friday. Feb. 8,
hava announced a slight change In
their plans. There will be no card
playing, as announced yesterday, as
quite u number of the members do not
play, and the ladies fear that It will
encroach on the time allotted for other
Tuneral of James Madden.
James Muddcn's funeral took place
yesterday afternoon at St. Rose's
chinch ut half past three o'clock. Rev.
Father Walter A. Gorman officiated at
the funeral services. The following
were pall bearers: John J. Coultry,
John Lang, John Purcell, Patrick Kil
boy, Patrick Tlghe and James Munley.
Interment was made In tit. Rose
Grand Commandery to Be Held.
Tho Knights of Malta of Lackawan
na county uru making extensive plans
for u special session of the Grand com
mandery of tho state to be held In the
Knights of Malta temple In Scranton
on February IB, when the degrees of
past commander will be conferred.
There aro about fotty candidate for
Ihcso degrees.
Saw Her Sister Graduate.
Miss Mary Gerrlty returned on Wed
, newluy night from New York city,
win o she witnessed the graduation
of her sister, Julia, "at Bellevue hos
pital linlning uchool. The latter Itus
not yat decided whom she will prac
tice nnd. Is still In Now York.
Three of a Kind.
At different hours of the afternoon
and ovonlng yesterday the police of
this city gathered In three exhilarated
wnhrfeiers who were making too much
nf a show of themselves. Two of these
resembled each other In such a matked
dcgieo that they could pass for broth
ers, but they wero apparently Strang-
Cures all Throat sad Luag Affections,
1. Cctthegcnulae. Refuse substitute. A
Vis sure
f alvatloa Oil curt KlicunaUtja. 15 & ag eta.
ers. Thoy wero put In tho city Jail for
safo keeping. All wcte In tho stage of
Intoxication where It was necessary to
do considerable swaying and side-step-Ping
to keep on a level keel. One of
them took a great liking to a. clothing
display on Main street, nnd In endeav
oring to read a card In the window,
which apparently seemed to him to bo
upsldo down, had nn extremely narrow
escape from taking a header through
the plate glass.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred P. Tiautweln
Issue Unique Invitations.
On next Tuesday evening, Junuaty
29, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred P. Trautweln
will celebrate tho tentli annlversuty of
their marriage by nn "at home." In
vitations of a most unique design have
Just been Issued for the event. They
are written on small, jotind. tin-bound
tags tied With n. lion- nf vililtn olll.. .iv.-
hon. These were enclosed in smnll en
velopes nnu read: "1S91-1S01 Mr. and
Mrs. Alfred P. Trautweln at home
Tuesday evening, January 29, 1001."
The tin binding of tho tags entiles Its
mm Biury.
1 Rebuilding.
John D. Nealon Is having extensive
Improvements made on his building 011
South Main street. A plate glass front
will be put in and a large and com
modious store fitted up. The uai nnd
second floor will be tltted up with all
modern conveniences and Mulshed for
threo residence lints.
This building Is one 01 the oldest on
Main street, and was the flint to be
erected after tho great lire which de
stroyed that putt ot tltn iltv tniitiv ngo.
Two Good Houses.
The "Joshua Slmpkins" thentilciil
troupe played to two good in
this city yesterday and gave good s.U
Isfoctlon to the audiences with their
quaint portrayal of quaint, old-fashioned
country life. A paiade took place
at noon, headed by a band of tweho
pieces which travels with the tioupe
and some of the charncters made up as
they appear on the stage, fallowed in
Its wake, piodming smiles by ungainly
antics and uncouth steps. The (irnnd
will now be dark until next Wednes
day, Jan. 30, when "A Wise Woman"
will be produced.
A wedding party was In this citv on
Welnesday evening. Mr. nnd Mis.
John Lootnls (nee Miss Mary Kl'oii
Franey) had been man led a short time
previous In St. James chuich In Jc-s-sup.
After congratulations the bildal
party enjoyed a trip to Carlmndule. On
their return to Jessup a sumptuous
supper was awaiting them." Afterwatd
a social was held in Swcenev's hull.
Among those who nttpniirwi iiin 1. ai
ding were Mr. and Mis Chailes Mut
iny, of this city.
Dr. Whnlen at Factoiyville.
Dr. Whalen, of this city, dotheied
the sermon esterdav nt Kc stone
academy in rnctoijvlllu at the id.iboi
ato services there to coinmemotato the
dav of prayer for colleges. He was ut
home last evening, however, In llni3
to conduct the prayer set Ice at the
Berean Baptist churih.
Meetings Tonight.
Eureka chapter. No. 1711, Royal Aiclt
Junior Order United Amoiknn Me
chanics. Companions of the Foip.m
Poor board.
American Legion of Honoi
Tho Royal Circle.
Councilman Thompson Has the Giip.
Chairman of Select Council .Inun's
Thompson was tuken ei ill on Wed
nesday night nnd ycstmduy his con
dition become so nlniinlng that a doc
tor made seveinl calls on him The
phslclan pronounced his complaint to
be an exceptionally f.eeio attack of
the giip
Constable's Sale.
Notices were tacked up yeslotdiv of
an execution made on Walsh Hi oh,
bottlers, 107 Pike stiefi, and udwi Us
ing a constable's sal to take place
next Tuesday, Jan :" Two hoi ten,
harnesses, wagons idilghs and otlu-i'
Items nre enunciated as Hedged
Letters of Admlniattatlon.
Letters of ndmlnlrtintlon w.uo
granted on Wednesday by Register of
Wills Koch In Sctanton to L. A. I'at
tetson, of this city, nnd Isabella Jtc
Mullen, In the estate of fliarles Mc
Mullen, who died: lecentlj
Judge Wells Tuneral.
The funeral of tho late William S.
Wells, of WIlkes-Bane, fatliei of Mis.
J. V. Watt, of this clt, will take plnie
this afternoon at his late homo nt I
o'clock. The Interment will he pilvatc.
Is Aiournl Again.
Joseph Eaily, of Seventh nenue
who had his toes smashed whil pet-
formlng his duties nt the Hendilck
works recently, Is able to lu out
Attended a Banquet.
Michael Hotun, Joseph O'Neill ami
P. Fox attended the banquet given In
Forest City last evening by the Ladies'
Catholic UonoNolent uhsniintlon.
The Dclawuio and Hudson miloes
of tho South Side will receive their pay
Have Left the Talr.
The Misses Mary Larkln, Alice free
gaii and 'Mary Collins have icslgncd
their positions as clerks Jn the Fair
Cnma from Shamokin,
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Evans, of Sha
mokin, have removed here and started
housekeeping on Belmont street.
To Mr. and 'Mis. Charles Swan, at
No. 6, u. son.
Next Wednesday "A Wise Woman."
EL. Hatfield, man
ager of the Carban
dala edition, will be
pleated to receive
callers seeking Infor
mation or desirous of
Imparting It Tele
phone numbers: New
a86: old, 0433.
Charles Lingfelter.
Clmiles Lingfelter died yesterday
morning nt 6 30 o'clock at his homo on
Belmont street, aged thirty-five years.
The news of his death came as a sur
prise to his many friends, notwith
standing that ho had been In poor
health a number of years, having been
mulcted with diabetes.
Mr. Lingfelter wns bom In Clifford
on May 1, lSCi. When he was one year
old his parents temoved to this city,
and with the exception of two years,
which ho spent In Scranton, he had
always lived here. He was a machinist
bv trade and for several years was
foreman or the Ontario and Western
machine shop at Mayfleld yard, but
had to resign tho position on account
of his health. Lately he had been em
ployed in tho Delaware and Hudson
locomotive shops, and was at work
there last Saturday. He married Miss
Jennie Dow, of this city, fourteen years
ago nnd the union was blessed with
two chlldi en. His widow and these two
daiightcis, Helen, now aged twelve,
and Mildred, aged six, survive him, as
do ids parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. John
.Mr. Lingfelter was a member of the
Junior Order of United American. Me
ihnnlcs and the Knights of Honor.
Several eain ago he was active In tho
councils of tho Patriotic Order Sons of
Anieilc.i mid the Sons of Veteran.
The f uncial services will be held at
hi Kite home, No 143 Helmont street,
tomorrow afternoon nt i o'clock. Rev.
Clui! lis Lee, of tho First Ptesbv tciian
1 hut ih. assisted bj Rev. Dr. Wh.ilen,
of the net can Baptist church, will con
duct the set vices, and the body will be
laid ut lest In Maplewood cemetety.
A Special Meeting.
Then- will b( a special meeting of
I'ambiliin lodge. No. 58, Independent
Ordei of Odd reliows, tills afternoon
nil o'clock, to make utrangements for
the of the late William llow
is Cone to Be Treated.
Mis t:. W. Cross wont to New York
y'ntctday, wlioie she will receive hos
plt il tieatnient for a remote trouble
ftom which she has suffered for a long
time She expects to be awny foi sev
eral mouths.
The Passing Thtong.
Will nvnui has the giip.
limiles Dow Is quite III.
Mrs. J. P. Sullivan is home fiom Lu
zirne. Miss Mamie Monohnn Is III at Hotel
Very Rev. T. F. Coffey was u, visitor
in Summon Wednesday.
Oscar Koch, of Blnghumton. N. Y..
Is visiting f 1 lends in town.
Miss Katie (Jtady called on Aieh
bald friends on Wednesday
Miss Jennlo Kearney, of Peckvllle. is
the guest of friends In town.
Vussar Jones, who has been ill for
tho past week, is convalescent.
l S. Wonnacott Is suffeilng from
giip. Ibis is his thitd attack.
Ilauy Sutherland, of Wllkes-Barre,
was a taller In town Wednesday.
Mis Eva Smith is able to be out,
after ti quite seiious nttack of rheuma
tism Miss Maigatet Murphy, of Scianton,
Is the guvst of Miss Oinnlno Price, of
licliuont street.
Hugh Pinion, of Biookljn stteet, a
conductor 011 the Delaware and Hud
son, Is on tilt- sick list.
Hen 1 C. Albright, of Scianton, was
the guest of his daughter, Mrs. Ran
dolph Mason, ycstciday.
Joint Caiey.of Schenectady, is spend
ing a few d.ijh with his parents, Mr.
nnd Mis. Thomas Caiey.
MKs Anna AVnde, of the Electric
city, has tetuined home, after 11 few
das' slt with ft lends In town.
.Miss Mame O'Reilly, of New York
clt, bust letutned. after a shott visit
w Itli friends In this city and Scranton.
Mis. S. J. Herters nnd daughter,
Ruth, who have been the guests of
fib mis heie, linAP returned home to
Cliff oid.
Mis James Con-Jean and son, John,
of Cuibondule, are visiting Mr. and
-Mis. Janus Piice, on Mill street,
Plttston Gazette.
Miss rioienco Colwell, of this tlty,
was among n patty of friends who
wcte enteitalned by Mrs. Day, of
Cemetety street, In Jermyn, on Wed
nesday 'enlng.
Jc din Mitchell, of Nlagaia Talis, who
bus been spending several dajs with
Mdeuuan and Mis. R. J. Deluvnn, of
IMinout stteet, left yesterday for
I'pilallle and today will teturn to his
TIih Itppubllcans of the Third ward
met In caucus on Wednesday evening
und placed In nomination the following
ticket. Councilman, tlueo yeuts, Will
iam Scull, ono ear, Alonzo Whitley;
(rhool dlicctor, thtee yeats, A. F. Qeb
hnrdl, assessor, John Tiank Loughney;
Judge of election, II. A. Willman; ln
hpector, Thomas rtaker.
Tho Second wind Republicans held
their caucus In Enteipilso hall last
evening The meeting was latgely at
tended and everything passed off har
moniously, The following ticket was
placed In nomination- Councilman,
Thoron Moon: school dhector, T. R.
Ciawford. assessor, Joseph Soby; Judge
of election, Joseph Temby. inspector,
Prank Winters,
Hutter. 10-lb. lots, -.'.'c feed, meal
und 10m, SGc. per hundted; ham, 10c;
bacon, Dc; 6 lbs. piuncs, 25c.; 18 lbs.
sugar, $1, at Union store. J. D. Stocker,
Jeimyn, Pa.
The store cletks of the boruogh met
on Wednesday evening nnd after list
ening to nn able address by Charles
O'Hoyle, ot Olyphnnt, district oignn
izer, oigunlzed n brunch of tho Retail
Cletks' union, with the following olll
1 pis: Piesldent, J. J. Miller; vico-presl-dent,
Miss Lizzie Collins; secretary,
Frank Winter; financial sect etary, Miss
Margatet Qulnn; tiensuter, Richard
Dr. S. D. Davis will cnteitaln tho
memberH of .the Carbondalo Medical
society at his home, on Main stteet,
next Tuesday evening.
Tho Lndles' Aid society of St. James
Episcopal church met ut the home of
Mrs. H. U. Hills, on Third street, yes
terday afternoon and elected tho fol
lowing otllcers Tor tho ensuing year;
President, Mrs. S. C. Whltmore; first
vice-president, Mrs. Fred Horswcll:
second vice-president, Mrs. Fred Soby;
secretary, Mrs. John Hogarth; treas
urer, Mrs. 8. D. Davis.
Charles Dennett, a miner In the Dela
ware and Hudson shaft, (had ono of his
fingers so badly crushed by a mlno car
Wednesday that It Is probable the
finger will have to ba amputated.
Insurance Agent Hill, Druggist John
Graves, Mrs. Job Williams and Thco
doro Townsend aro victims of the grip.
Tho caucus of the Republicans of the
First ward will be held In Windsor hall
on Saturday evening,
A child of David Donohuo, of tho
Last Side, Is seriously lit.
Dr. A. J. Baker, of Durycn, and Dr.
P. C. Manley, of Scranton, were In
town Wednesday.
Best quality mlno shoes, $1.35; rub
ber boots, $2 50: nnd about 100 suits
boys' and children's suits, from C to 13
years, from $1 to 3 a suit, nt half
price to close, at Union store. J. D.
Blocker, Jermyn, Pn.
The Republicans of the borough will
hold their general caucus In Enterprise
liall on Monday evening, nt which a
cundldato for the ofllco of Justice of tho
peace will bo nominated.
Mrs. Jane Baker, of South Main
street, Is confined to her home by sick
ness. Nestor, the llttlo daughter of Mi. and
Mrs. Richard Brown, of the Denning
ton farm, is 111.
There will bo an Important meeting
of tho members of the Episcopal church
In the Sunday school room on Tuesday
The Mooslo Powder company yester
day paid their employes hero for tho
first two weeks' work of the present
tnonth. The men nro especially pleased,
its the company adopted the semi
monthly pay without solicitation.
Mrs. Annie Griffiths, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. John T. Griffiths, of Main
, street, Is recovering from an attack of
William Williams, of West Mayfleld,
who was recovering from an nttack of
grip and went out of doors too soon,
has been taken with a relapse nnd is
very 111.
John Iiwler, a laborer In the Dela
ware nnd Hudson colliery, had the top
of one of his fingers cut oft by a chunk
of coal on Wednosduy, while filling a
Witness Befoie Booz Committee Ex
plains the Exquisite Torture In
flicted Upon Victims.
B l.xchuite Wire fiom llip AwocuteJ 1'ieisi.
Washington, Jan. 24. Witness Cun
ningham gave evidenre at the after
noon session. He sold Cadets Hill,
Haskell and Kensel suffered from haz
ing. Hill "qualified on poach pie" and
nfterward suffered from convulsions,
requiting mcdlclal assistance to be
summoned. Haskell suflered the same
night as MacArthur and witness heard
Haskell had convulsions. Medical as
sistance was not called, but Haskell
was worked over for some time. Ken
sel went Into convulsions.
The witness heard that a cadet had
choked Kensel to prevent his uttering
crier. Tills Information came from a
cadet otllc-er in the academy. Cun
ningham tecelved only minor hazing
ut one time "ending" for nhout thirty
minutes. Mr. Dtiggs biought out that
Cadet Howze also had ben hazed into
The witness was handed a list of
cadets and specified a number reputed
to bo severe hazets. One of the ca
dets, he Bald, had been "called out"
and his law broken.
The witness was ordeted at one time
to haze Cadet Caruthers and wrapped
eight blankets about him, giving him
a "sweat bath" in uniform, lasting half
an hour. Cadet Glmberling had told
mm mat wnen he wns hazed nearly to
fainting the hazer said he wanted to
make the man faint. Zell had done
from 460 to BOO "eagles," "broke the
record" and Crown was given guard
Commenting on a statement by Gen
eral Ludlow that "college hazing and
West Point hnzlng" were the same, the
witness said:
"I refute that statement. I went
through college before I went to West
Point and I know theie Is nothing In
the colleges like the hazing at West
He described hazlnc as nothing Rhnri
of torture, cxulslte torture. He-gave a
graphic account of the agony suffered
in certain forms of hazing which fairly
sent a shudder through tho listeners.
Men were hung on bars, their feet up
so that when they dropped from ex
haustion the knees struck on the wood
en floor several feet below. The faint
ing man was again hoisted up and
again repeatedly dropped from exhaus
tion, sti Iking on his knees He gave
in details the hotrors of the "sweat
bath" and related the suffetings of
MacAithur from this foim of tortute.
Cunningham said tho object ot "calt
Ing out" was to place a tt alned upper
classman ngalnst an untrained lower
classman. The result was Inevitable
In conducting a fight the purpose was
to cut up the face of tho lower class
man before knocking him out. An up
per classman had said to tho witness
that a certain fight was not correct be
cause tho lower classman's face wns
not cut up sufficiently. Ho was told
also of a lower clnssmun being In tho
hospital for a week after a light, and
then his face was said to be a "sight
to see." When on guatd ono time,
Cunningham wns told by tho coipoial
of the guaid "not to see n fight" then
about to occur. Tho witness snld ca
dets from foreign countries, admitted
by act of congtess, wcie "bullied und
bothered" In the same way.
Ho mentioned Cadet Igleslas, related
to Piesldent Igleslas, of Costa Rica, ns
un instance, and also a Venezuelan
cadet. Cunningham said he wtote to
the papers concerning hnzlng In part
becausa he expected remuneration for
tho articles When the witness snld
he had not mutated the facts through
indignation, Mr. Wanner said.
"Then you nie to be congratulated
on maintaining a serenity of mind
while narrating facts which cannot
fall to mouse the Indlgation of any
one who heats them."
Cunningham's testimony nppuated to
ptodtiCQ a deep Impression nnd ut its
conclusion the committee went Into
secret session,
The hearings aie now closed and tho
committee will gle Its attention to
tho repot t.
Pennsylvania Postmnsteis.
I!) Kicluiii Whe from 111? Auothtnl I'ren
Wellington, Jan. 21, Thu fctlowliur fomtli.
c(jm lVnosylnnLi HtniitT urro .'ipjioltiliil
todays Krmgo 'Up, M011100 iount, f. M. lifers,
Port (IrUtitli, limine count), IlridfjU KIlKilleni
bJmprnn, l.aclauaiim county, W, K llotiliun,
To Cure the Grip in Two Days.
Ujtlve Dromo Quinine rcmou-i the cau.o,
Presented In the House of Repre
sentatives at Harrisburo
Provides for a Commission Including
Colonel Louis A. Wntres, of
Scranton Mr. Squler Introduces a
Mensuro Providing for the Erec
tion of a State Hospital for Insane
of Northeastern Counties.
By Dxc!uUe Wlrp from Hie UsoililoJ Trw
Harrlsburg, Jan, 24. An avaluncho
of bills were read In place In the houso
today. No other buslnoss wns tran
sacted and adjournment wns tnken un
til 9 u. nt. tomorrow.
Among the bills luttoduced wpip tlm
Mr, Stroll, of f art r n l)i luc liimr Catlion rountv
from tlie Kortt -third Juiliibd district, lompnrat
of Carbon und Mi nroc, inn, luatlwr n frptritc
Jidlclil district
Mr, (limbic, uf lll.m ppopriatlrig lfi,00fl
tn the Altoona hopitil
Mr. I'atcron, of Ulnlr-ro i dopJit
lucnt of forestry, to protldc for 111 proper
dnilnlstiatlon. to rcitulnte the ncnuliltlou ut
land for th rommonwejlth mil to rr'hle fr
I control, piotectlon and rnilntcnutiCB of foicsln
rcsmatlons by the proposed department
Mr. Kennedy, of Uiaicr pproprltllni; Jl.TOO,
000 tor the completion of the eipltal liv 1 coin
million composed of fiomnor fctone, Senitnr
Mijdcr, of Chester; Mainlitll, the rn
1 illtor conenl, state trexurer nnd (no arMitioml
numbers to be appoint, d by the uoxernor
I Mr. Harris, of CleartUld The Aijiler oleo Mil
dulled by the department of agriculture
Mr. Odder, I)iuiliinApproilalliiff (l,(Xi0fi0)
to complete the cipllol, nuendlni; the l
iroverniri? third clus clticx, to eitalilMi the
office of nether of tanck and mike the iinvnr
eligible tn re election
Mr. Palm, Crawford Appropriating f 4,000 ()
to compute the capllol bv a commlsilou eon
Hhtlng of the go-irncr, A. I Cauatt, Itobert
r. Puttlwi, r.oulu A. Utit, Ririnton, II (
MtCormlrk, Willlamsport, William llaou. Oil
City, at.U John I). Jiekeou, of rittibure;
Mr. HirlM.m, Lurerne Appropriating fj".fl0n
to the Wllltes llano Clt hospital:
In? SCJ.OOU to the Mcicy I rpital, WllKr Harrc,
prosidinit for tho salaries of couit irleis in
countlei halnr a population of more than 1J0,
000 and i.ot exceeding 500,000 thall be $1,000
per sear, and that the salaries nf rai.!. llpstall
shall be W0 a jcar, 1 roWdlnj a more erpjital k
aud speedy method cf udjustinir damaged to the
ownora nt lands, tenements or other properties,
occasioned hy conjemnatiou proeeedlnes lni
luted by torporitiom hailnu the right of emi
nent iloiniln; constltutinj clcll senile examin
ing board3 In third class cities; providing for
aud uguhtlng examinatlotui j tho board an I
the mmici of appointment ami rcmotul ut employ
Mr. Castner, Icciiing ppiopilatlng $11,000
for the Willlamsport hospital, ertending the
term of cltj solicitors of third class cities
from two to three ir.
For Insane Hospital.
Mr. Squler, Wjomlng l'roriding for the sclec
tlon of 1 site and the erection of a stite hos
pital for the insane of the counties of Ilradford,
Sulllian, 'mn.iichanna, Wjominr, WaMie, laeki
ami 1, I'iU- and appropriating 9125,000 fer the
Mr.Voorhecs, I'lillaricli Ida - meiidlti the libel
hw of 1SS7 so as to proide tint In all crlm
Ital and chll prosecutions and indictments for
libit if the matter cliaigeel a) libellous, is In
the opinion of th- court, proper foi public in
formation and waa published without malice, the
truth may bo glcn In evidence to the Jur ;
provided, however, before tho truth may be, so
glun In evidence the defendant must prove to
the satisfaction of the court thit the peison
affected wis Informed in wiitinK of the intended
publication ind pnvcnally served with a topv
thereof imlos he bo a fuciti.e from Justice and
giccn full opportunity to denv tho truth theie
uf and that tho denial, If any tic mide, was pub
bslied at the same time and together with
the said matter charged as libellous
Committee Chairmanships.
Speaker Mat shall, of tho house, to
day announced the standing commit
tees. These nte the chairmen:
AccountM, Precler, agiicnltiiie, Morris; sp
propriitlon, llliss; banks, Slimier, bureau nf
btatUtlcs, Hutt; centennial atrilw, Kutherfotil,
clt; pissenger lallvvajs, Kejstcr; comp'aro bills,
Mulkle; e ongretslon il appointnients, Harrison
constitutional reform, ICoont?; coiporitions, Mc
Clair; counties and townships, Ifavvorth; educa
tion, Weivcr; election, Orr; federil relation,
Cassel; fish and Rime, Montgomer) : forestry,
Patterson; geological miner, w. II Thompson,
JrkUranct'. oorhees: Iron niul rnnl. rli, . I...
dietary general, Harris; Judiclarj local, Male;
labor and iiulibtrj, I'hhbln, livv and older,
Slater; legUlativo npportloumtnt, Lack, llbraij,
Miller; manufietures, l.rarlj mllilaiy, Chew,
tnlncH and mining, Kendall; municipal cor
pnntlons, C'olvllle, pensluns and gratuities.
Champaign; printing, Sial; publie heilth ind
sanitation, Stubb; public loads, Ko; nilioads,
Cncper; letrenchment and reform, (orij, wajs
and means, Ueacom.
An Aftaii at Susquehanna Which
Thientens the Erie Road,
fly rVlLsiti) Wire fnnn 'lhc sielitel l'rese
Susrjuehnnna, P.i , Jan. 21 ror tho
f-eennd time during tho present month,
I J." bollertnakeis employ ed in the loco
motive shops of tho Kile Hnilioad com
Iiany heie uro on strike Itecently tho
DollennakPts' union t-ent to the head
otllcers of tho company in Now- Voile
ilt a number of demands, which In
cluded the abolition of the plece'-wotk
sj stent a rate of 27 cents an hoitt for
each hour of heiWre nnd time and it
half for oveitlme Pending n teply the
men, who had stiuck, returned to wink.
Tlie) company inado answer to each
demand, giving a icason tor not ac
ci'dlng to any, and us a conseauenco
the men iefusi to work. The chief olll
clals of the Hrle ccimpnny liavo been
hero for several dnxs m conference
with m eminent ofllcers of the Ilnller
makeis" union and with a cominltten
from tlie local union, but they could
como to no agreement It Is believed
the stilkp will cUend to all of tho
boiler shops on the Hrlo system. Tho
HttlkciH nio quiet und orderly.
Antluaclto and Bituminous Miueis
at Indianapolis,
Hy i:diulvo Who fiom 'I no Usoclited I'iikj
ll dljlupolU, Jau M - lli( scale conimlllce uf
the t'nited Mine- Workeis of niellca apt ut lliu
uftiinoon in elatu tension, uml it was in
iioumrii at the conclulou that a nport will bo
inde piobablj Monla) morning 'I ho giuriil
flkht will be made fei the ndoptlc.ii of a kinetic,
standard basil, throughout the entire In til em
bruced in tho four competitive ttutct with a
uniform machine ditfeiential tn width will bo
added an advanco of ten cents per ton
Ohio Is clamoring tor u single standnd in
an lncreao over the pike lion paid for pick
mlnlrg in that state, which is 37 J-7 cents In
the Hocking district ami 00 cents In the Mis
slllon field. The rrlco over the entire Hi Id for
screened real is SO Cents. Illinois will put up
u ttrong light In the joint conference agalmt
the adciiticn of tho single standanl and the
; uitm nnNWS
Condensed Milk
Phosphates and Hypophoiphltes
Added without change of taste.
" Host Milk for Family Use " "Babies thrive on it"
fcold bjr Druftxutt tad Otaccrt. Write
e V
Hkht will Ih illniled espeelallv against It;
neipiioii in mis nate.
Hie cntlirarlte ehlegatcs will funnulate their
own scile, ns they meet with conditions In their
mines tint elo not exist elsewhere, and thcreforj
theirs will lc an entire! illlferent seile and
Will ll' fonillilllrl In n.i.A ,1i
of the nallcnil convention, Nn action upon the
istaMislncnt of 1 defense fund wilt 1 taken
at this ernventlon, aec-ordine to nu official, who
slid he had positive knowledge upon the sub
ject. number of constitution.! amcnelmcnts will
probably be made among width U one to elect
the members of the national executive board
bv districts, thus making tho bond a thorough
lv representative lody. It Is believed the tell
ers will be able to make .1 uport tomoirovv.
The ro election of 1'rtslih.nt Mitchell, Ice I'reii
dent Lewis and Snefarr Treasurer Wilson was
bj aeilaimtlon
Gen. MacArthur Sends Oeoige T.
Rice from Manila to tho Land
Where Yellow Journalism
Is Better Appreciated.
Ilj I XeliMvo Win- fiom the ssoelalcil rie.
Manll.1, Jan. :M. neneral MacAithur
has otdeicd the deportntlon to the
United States of Cieoige T. Ilice, editor
of tlie Hally lutllotln, 11 marine Jour
n il. Ilice will sail on the Pennsyl
vnnl.i nest Monday. Tho order char
acterizes him as a 'clnngtious Incen
diaiy und .1 mennco to Hip military
Ulce's oftense was tlie publication of
allegations Llmttcnant Comman
der Willlnm Iliaunersteuthcr. captain
of Hip i)oi t, had charged excesslvu
pllouge and mooingo ices, a percent
ago of which he had Kept for him
self. The lepoit of MuJor Mills, inspector
general, who Investigated the allega
tions, completely exoueinted the enp
tnin of the poit nnd Indicted the edi
tor nnd merchants who lind given him
Information nnd who had been misled
by llgttrlng upon th net Instead ot
the gross tonnage, the latter being
specified under the Spanish law.
Ilice came otlglnally fiom Itcd Wing,
Minn, nnd wns foi met ly a member
of the Minnesota voluntciMK.
British Ship Sailed Last August from
Philadelphia for Japan.
Py Uxcluslvo Wire from Tlie Associated Press
Philadelphia, Jim. 2t. Feats nio en
tertained for tlie hnfety oi th Iirltlsh
ship LIveipooI. which sailed fiom heie
on August 21 for Hlogo, Japan. A day
or two ngo u premium of 20 guineas
was paid on her Insurance. Tlie Livcr
erpool was practically a new vessel and
was owned by the Lclnnd Shipping
company. Her cargo consisted of 1,
312,200 gallons of oil in casks, valued
at $134,517 She wns under charter by
tho Staiiduid Oil company
The Liverpool was spoken by tlm
Americnn bark n. C. Mowutt, Captain
Henry, on October SI, in latitude 24.2
S., longitude 20 OG The iccent storms
on tho Pacific- hnvp been tesponslbl'j
for the loss and delay of many vessels.
Count De Suslni, Once a Milllonniie,
Dies in Obscuiity.
Ilj Inclusive Wire from fhe sociated Press
Xew York, Jan. 24 Without religious
ceremony of any kind, nnd with but
ono carriage following the luaise to
the giave the lemalns of the late Count
Joseph De Susinl, descendant of n
gient Corslcnn family, with the right
to wear on his bieast the insignia of
thltty-eight 01 dors, and once' a lender
In the Cuban tobacco industiy, with 11
fottune i.itetl nt millions, wfip bulled
The count died on Monday last after
11 liugcilng lllnpss In the cast side tene
ment wheie he hail lived in obscute
povetty since the loss ot his foi tune
jenrs ago
Belief That Amnesty Proposal Now
Vould Hnsten Peace.
Ilv JuIumvi Willi trim the Associated Piess
Pietorlu, Jan 21 Signs of soiiowr
niiir tlm tn.i f 1i iiT tlin rnmmi fi I o S'tMililn
...X.. ... ..... ...X. .,..... .. ,.,.
eveijwheie, l"4on tho buighcrs shovv
a. icspoctful sympathy
It hub been suggested by influential
bittghcts that an amnesty pioposul
would have tho effect of giotly hast
ening the retui n of jii'iic i
Cornelius Pesquera Said to Have
Killed a Scoie of Men.
Dy Kultulte Wire from The Associated Tress
Phoenix. Aiiz Jan .'!. At Mneoo,
Allz, Scott White haw uriested Coi
nc'llus Pesquci-.i who has been bought
after for mun months
He is wuiittd for the killing of Ihrpe
Mexlcuus lit the Uiugoon mouutaliis,
nnd in mill to li.ivc killed a senin of
. - -.
Ottendorfej's Will.
lie Kxeliislve Wire fn 111 I lie AsmicI.IiiI Press
.New yik, din. 'I The will nf the bite
Oswald Ollendnifer, propilclor and edltoi nf tho
floats Zeltung, was filed tewhj. The stock of
the Sew orlcr Maats sluing and the residue
of the e.lalo Is lelt tu three hteiilaukhku.
I.mmu Si lialk, Mathilda Von Itiidrnstrlii and
11111 Woerlihifler lie !u-cueili. 3rt,0c)i taeli
lei tlileo step (.rniddiiigliteis, 20,0CXI tn Ids
hoinclecper. Mm Kleanoi 1 Stablei and $1,000
lu his .i I vii.l, 1'itilek (. f.'lO.tXs) is
Uft tn c h irllable ruaulratlonA and $i(l,000 Is
tu be devlded among the luiploves of Ilia Nrw
lorlur stsjtii iinmr
Dollar Dinner at Columbus.
Ilv l.xeluslve W Iro tiem '1 hc ochlet I'irss
( iiliiiubus, lin 'I V loiifneiice cf Deino
crallc Iradiu ol the state and nation U to be
held hue l'cb i In eennectloii with lhc dollar
dinner, to le civen limit i the auiplics of thu
Jilierson, Jiekson and I.lneuln league In icw
nf the prouiinnico of the p. ikcrs who liavo
piimlseel in upond to 0JU the pitevpecls
are tint many Pcmociati horn adjoining Maui
will attend the eliniiei
No Change In Delnwuie,
Hy Exclusive Wire from The Associated I'reis.
Dover, Pel , Jan. 2J Todaj's ballols for Uni
ted Males senator in the Joint assembly of the
Delaware Irgitlatme showed no change from the
ballots cast heretofore and there was no choice,
for booklet.
Bride's Mother Arrived Too LU to
Stop Wedding:.
By Exclusive Wlro from Tho Assoclitcd rrtse.
Now Brunswick, N. J., Jan. 24. Wil
liam A. House!!, Jr., son of Detective
William A. Housell, of Church street,
and Miss Goorglana Anderson, of
Troop avenue, wero married at th
paisonage of St. James' church, on
Monday night. After thoy had stated
that they wero of ngo and answered
other questions satisfactorily Kev. M.
Snyder proceeded with the c-crcmonx.
Hardly had tho couple departed when
the girl's mother and elder sister
lushed In, to stop tho ceremony. They
declared the girl was but 16 and th
btldegroom 19.
Mr. and Mrs. Housell are living at
the house of a friend on French street,
nnd from neither side has any parental
blessing been forthcoming. Youmjr
Housell, It Is said, earns but U a week.
Asks Powers to Reinstate Chines
Emperor to Full Power,
nv Kxclushc Wire from Tho Associated Press.
Vancouver. IJ. C, Jan. 24. Flvrt
copies of a petition asking for the re
instatement of the young emperor of
China to full power have beon sent by
Wn Cum Yow, secretary of the Chinese
Rcfoim association of Canada and the
United States, to the powers most dl
Jlcetly interested in the Chinese trou
bles. ,
The feature of the document Is thn
ngieement that If the powers aid the
young emperor in regaining full au
thotlty the policy of tho government
may be dictated by tho various na
tions. MATE.
South American Tea to Be Represent
ed at the Pan-American.
A South American shrub called yer
va or yerba, or yerba mate, is des
tined to attract considerable attention
In the near future. From Its leaves a
tpn is infused which possesses tho
properties of Invigorating without Ine
briating, to which may be ndded thei
sustaining properties usually attri
buted to coffe But llttlo known or
iifed, except locallv, It Is eo highly
recommended by those who know Its
value that great expectations hav
bren raised as to Its ultimate useful
ness. The plant Is a small evergreen
slnub of the holly family. Terbal Is
the native name for the places whern
It Is found growing wild along th
Paraguay river. Natives have for
centuries prepared the tea by gent
ly toasting thei green leaves until dry
enough to grind to a powder. Thl
Is clone by preparing a bed by pound
ing with wooden mallets a patch of
Kiound about six feet In dlametei.
Around this, n fire Is built In a circle,
and the leaves placed on the ground
within the circle of tire. When dry
cnouglt the leaves urc pounded to the
inquired fineness in mortars former
bv punching holes Itf the earth which
have been rammed hard and smooth.
In some section, a second roasting Is
done on poles with the fire underneath.
In any manner considerable care Is
necessary In older to develop tho
at tuna to the fullest extent.
Methods of cultivation have beeen
adopted by the Jesuits and the quality
ot the leaf much improved thereby.
Roasting is done In iron pan set in
bilck woik, nnd the grinding) done by
machineiy which greatly Improves tho
quality of the tea.
The fit st systcmatlo attempt at cul
tivation and preparation of tho yerbr
mnte on a large scale Is now under
way. A company has been formed at
Asuncion, Paraguay, with a capital of
JlOO.l'OO. Trospects seem good to nmko
nn Imomnse business of the proper
growing and marketing of mate, as
many people think It should hold a
place In the markets of the world
equal to tea or coffee. Others say tho
tnste must be ncqulied, llko eattng
olives, as few peoplo like It when mak
ing Its acquaintance for the first time.
However this may be, visitors to tha
Pan-American Imposition will havo
an opportunity to sample the product
unci Judge for Ihomselves,
Their Pi-oductions, Needs nnd Re
sources Shown, at Buffalo.
Tlie United States government Is
making1 arrangements properly to rep
ipsptjt Cuba, Porto Hlco, the Philip
pines, Haw-all, Guam and Tutulia at
the exposition. Most of
us have had very little opportunity to
study the resources and needs of these
places. The exposition will offer the
(list nppottuulty to niako their ac
quaintance under very favorable aus.
pices. A building Is In course of con-stj-uctlon
which fotms ono of tho tri
angular groups arranged by the gov
ernment. This building- Is ICO feet
squat e, tastefully decorated In keeping
with the general plan of the exposition.
The idea, nf grouping these new pos
sessions by themselves is an effective
one nnd the general publln will natur
ally aKMH-late tlie different possessions
us being historically connected.
Theso possessions broaden our lati
tude by adding tho tropical and semi
tropicnl legions. It seems proper now
that we should set mbout their sys
tematic development. Tea, coffee and
spices may be grown in these coun
tries in abundance Coeoanut copta
mav bo manufactured Into oil on the
ground where tho fruit is grown In
stead of being shipped to France, an
has been tho custom for a hundred
vais. Manila and other fibres may Id
Improved and their cultivation ma
terially extended. Tlie tUst thing for
the sowielgu people of the United
Htatcs to do Is to study tho auostton.
This may be followed by careful, sys
tPiimtlii Improvements lu the many
directions that will be suggested. The
Pan-American exposition, by this ex
tensive exhibit, will start the ball mil
Ing. There seems little doubt that thn
momentum thus gained will be foi
lowed up to the advantnuR of every
country In the group.