The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, February 04, 1901, Image 1

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Will Be Continued In the Senate
This Week with Probable
The Appropriation Bill Will Also
Furnish a Subject for Debate Sen
ator Bacon Has Given Notice That
Ho Will Make Remarks In Favor
of a Resolution Introduced by Him
Belf Exorcises in Connection with
the Celebration of the Centennial
Anniversary of John Marshall's
Appointment as Chief Justice of
the United States Will Bo Held by
Both Branches of Legislature.
By Exclusive. Wire from Tito Associated .'km.
Washington, Fob. S. The sunn to will
continue its discussion on tho ship
subsidy bill during the tlrst half of
tlio present week with probable Inter
ruptions during the morning hours of
the day. Thoro probably will be u
movement to secure night cessions on
the part of the friends of tho shipping
bill Monday or Tuesday and other
.strenuous efforts will be made to se
cure u vote upon the bill. If it should
appear probable that the end of tho
discussion is still not in sight Sena
tor Allison on Wednesday will ask
the senate to take up the bill making
appropriations for the District of Co
lumbia for the next ilscal year. This
appropriation bill will be debated for
.several days and when Its considera
tion is concluded there will be other
appropriation bills requiring attention.
The early part of Monday will bo given
to tho ceremonies in memory of Chief
Justice Marshall and Senator Kacon
has given notice that ho will call at
tention to some remarks of his upon
the resolution Introduced by himself
declaring tho right of the senate to
demand and receive all papers on llle
In the executive departments. He will
jpeak at length upon that question and
,'f ho should conclude the day ho will
o followed by one of several cx
3onde.d speeches on the subsidy bill,
which are held In reserve. Senator
Vurner Is counted on for another
speech and In case of a night session
Monduy night ho will probably under
take to speak the session out. It Ik
expected that Senator Caffrey will
talk Tuesday.
The Democrats do not hesitate to
suy that In case night sessions are
ordered they will demand that a quor
um Khali !e maintained. On Satur
day eulogies will be delivered In hon
or of the late Representative Harmer,
of Pennsylvania.
In the House.
The housa will continue the consid
eration of appropriation bills this
week. The. postofllco appropriation bill
Is nut yet completed. It will be fol
lowed by the consular and diplomatic
and the sundry civil bill, which last
will be reported to tho house tomor
rov . The bill to promote the cfllclen
sy of the revenue cutter service and
to establish national utandardlng bu
reau and conference reports will con
sume whatever time remains. Tomor
row the exercises in connection with
the celebration of the centennial anni
versary of John Marshall's appoint
ment as chief justice of tho United
States will be held in tho house of rep
resentatives from 10 to 1 "clock.
Believes Operators and Men Will
Como Together at Cotumbus.
H.v Inclusive Wire from Tlio Associated Press.
Columbus, O., Feb. S. A canvass
among tho miners' delegates to tho
Joint conference reveals a disposition
on their part to insist sttongly upon
tho single run of mine standard and a
fixed differential of seven cents be
tween machine and pick mining.
Theirs are two leading propositions
in tho miners' scale formulated at tho
Indianapolis convention. President
Mitchell says tho minors and opera
tors arc no further apart than thev
were at the beginning of the joint
conference a year ago. He la hope
ful of an agreement. Some of the op
erators, on tho other hand, regard
nn agreement as a very remote prob
ability. There Is no piospuct of a
meoting of tho joint conference for
several days, as tho scale committee
will not reconvene until 2 o'clock to
morrow afternoon and no material
progress has yet been made in its
One of the Heroes of the Siege of
Tein-Tsin Burled at Bloomsburg.
By Exclusive Wire (rem The As,ociatcd Trcs
nioomsburg, Pn Feb. 2. Tho body
of Clydo Jamison, who was killed In
the siege before Tien Tsln, was burled
today from the home of his elsu-i,
Mrs. Clara Whltenlght, at Heuvli'lt.
with military honors. Tho sermon wan
preached by Dr. It. II. Gllb3rt. of the
Methodist church, and the services,
which were held In that church, wero
attended by an Immense throng. Tho
funeral procession was headed by tho
Uerwlck bands and Included the oigtui
lsatlons of the G. A. It., .Sons of Vet
erans and the survivors from this
county of tho Spanish-American war.
Young Jamlsun enllHted and went
to the Philippines, being sent from
theie to China. It was while partici
pating In a charge that ho received his
death wound.
Tho Plague at Cardiff,
fly Excluslv Wlr from The Assoclsted Pirn.
Cardiff, Feb, .1. 4,inllir woikmaii has been
lllaikfd y a ijIscjm' VthMi is dlagii'weil ,i t tic
J-ul'stlu plague
Result of Eating Fork Supposed to
'Have Been Doctored.
Dy F.xclujlve Wire from Tht Associated Tres.
Pittsburg, Feb. 3. As n result of eat
ing pork, supposed to have been "doc
tored" with some sort of preservative,
a whole family was poisoned Inst even
in sr. One member Is dead and live
others nro cerlously ill.
Mrs. Ann Fox, widow of a former
well-known coal operator, In dead, and
Mrs. Kllen Cuddy, a widowed daugh
ter of Mr. Fox: Klla McCartney, a
granddaughter of Mrs. Fox: Thomas
Cuddy, a grandson; James T. Fox, a
son, and Hurry M. Fox, a son of James
I' ox, nro seriously 111.
The family, who live at No. 2 Lanark
street. West End, all ale of spare ribs
for supper Inst night and within n
short time afterward all were writh
ing in agony. Fortunately, a neighbor
noticed Mrs. Fox In tho yard vomit
ing. Upon Investigation she found
members of the family scattered all
through tho house, eaoh suffering and
helpless, tihe summoned tho family
physician, Dr. Ryall, nnd his prompt
attention saved all except Mrs. Fox,
who died during the night. The others,
though still In a critical condition,
may recover. The physician says
there Is no doubt that boracle or
salicylic ncld In the preservative was
the cause of tho trouble.
Ice Gives Way During Service at the
Conestoga Creek Scene Not
on the Programme.
By Exclusive Wire from Tlic Associated Tress.
Lancaster, Feb. 2. Fifteen hundred
people this afternoon gathered in West
Knd park to witness the baptismal
rites of the German Baptist Brethren,
Including Immersion In tho ley waters
of tho Little Conestogu, administered
to sixteen converts. The exercises
were performed by Rev. T. F. Imler,
pastor of the local church, and Rev.
Jesse Zlegler, of Royersford, Pa., who
has been holding a protracted revival
servlco here. The creek was frozen
over and a large space had been cut
out to permit the ceremony. Most of
tho converts were children, some of
thein not more than ten years old, sev
eral of whom cried lustily during the
Each was led Into the stream and di
rected to kneel where the water came
up to their necks. Then after being
briefly catechised, the candidate was
thilce plunged wholly under the water
by tho clergyman, the service last
ing about live minutes for each. The
ministers were In the water fully
three-quurters of nn hour. None
showed any 111 effects. Tho day was
cold and shortly after tho ceremony
a heavy snow storm began. Some ex
citement was caused by tho breaking
of tho Ice under a number of specta
tors. Immersing several of them who
were not on the programme.
The Leader of the Creeks and Seven
teen Followers Are in Jail
at Muskogee.
Uy Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Muskogee, I. T., Feb. 3. Chlttl Harjo,
or Crazy Snake, tho leader of the
warring Creek Indians, and seventeen
of the minor leaders of that tribe have
been landed in tho federal jail here,
where they will be held pending trial
for treason. Tho Indians wero brought
here from Henrietta under escort of
Tropp A, Eighth cavalry, and United
States Marshal Bennett and his posse.
It Is stated that certain nttorneys
whom, It Is asserted here, misled the
Indians, may be prosecuted.
Marshal Bennett states that while
most of the Indians are In hiding, tome
are still trying to hold meetings. A
posse will be sent tomorrow to arrest
Chief Latah Mckko, tho real chief of
the Creeks. When place- n prison
hero Uarjo and his followers' wero
searched, fumigated, their shackles to
moved and all were placed In one large
ell. A newspaper correspondent, with
tho assistance of an Interpreter, had an
Interview with Crazy Snake, who said
that he saw no leason for his arrest
and felt confident that when the In
dians were given a trial before tho
great white father's court they would
be released. Hv said they were acting
In good faith and had papers from
Washington that gave them the right
to establish their old government.
Ah to nil tho talk about killing
whites, he said it was never their in
tention and they expected only to
treat nnd act with their own peoplo
and In so doing expected llnnlly to get
nil tho whites out. Ilo also said that
the "fiuat spirit would seo that they
Rot Justice, even though their white
father In Washington nnd the oil syn
dicates were trying to rob them of
their once happy hunting grounds."
The Indians under arrest here are:
Chltto Harjo. alias Crazy Snake, Fred
Smith, Hen Deere, Noah Deere, John
inn, uuuis .uiiuiii'ii, nam uoga, jacK
son Tiger, Louis Varde. Sam Emar- '
imna, aiaiKe hiiieius, John Timothy,
Robert Flsk, Abraham Mcintosh, Noah
Timothy, Chotkn, Little Tiger and
James Starr.
Tornado in Texas.
n.r Extluilv Wire ficm The Associated Tress.
Copprr. Tx Feb. 1. tornado last night
did great dannge In llir weitern poitlon of Delta
county. The home nt .lames Moody Jt Honed,
was wrecked jnd lit H- car-old daughter faul
ly Injured. Tink e-urrett k hilled and two
dauihters w-rlou-dy injured at rtvttan,, wheis a
r.tiinlier of houvs were wrecked. At ponton an
oil mill wai wrcikcd hut no one wai hint.
Swindling for Fifteen Yeais.
By Exclusive, Wire from The Associated Pres.
New York. Feb. .V 'Hie polite ul West New
York. N. .'., today nirrtUd Aillh Hhtn, who
for bitten year. It It nth-gel, I11.1 Won swindling
tliu widows of t-lvll war veterans hy posing u u
government pension iiyenl, The pulsion bureau
iceinlly fnrnlshec the police of all (he larger
(lllu ullh photographs ol tho man
Take Place at Froomore This
Afternoon at 3 O'clock.
Only the Immediate Members of the
Itoyal Family Will Attend Arch
bi3hop of Yotk, tho Bishop of
Westminster and the Dean of
Windsor Will Officiate.
By Kxcluilve Wire from The Auoclated Pre.
London, Feb. 3. The body of the late
Queen Victoria has been protected by
guardsmen in the Albert Memorial
chapel, Ht Windsor, since It wok de
posited there yesterday. Tho ofllelals
of the royal household at Windsor
cnstle visited the chapel today, ns well
ns a number of friends, and admit cd
the great display of wreaths.
The Interment at Frogmore tomor
row will be at 3 o'clock p. 111. The
ooflln will be conveyed on a gun car
riage drawn by artillery horses. Piy
the king's special comniund. the cere
mony will be public, Instead of pri
vate as formerly Intended.
The guard of honor will be the Kate
queen's company of the Grenadier
Guards, the regimental band accom
panying the escort to the mausoleum.
The ceremony there will be private,
the immediate mcmbeis of the royal
family attending. The Archbishop of
York, the Bishop of Winchester and
the Dean of Windsor will officiate.
The choir of St. George's chapel,
Sir Walter Parnill directing, will ren
der tho music. The choir will meet the
procession at the stairs of the chapel
and, with tho clergy, will precede the
coffin, tho royal personages, with try
vants nnd tho late queen's plpeis, fol
lowing. A Memorial Service.
A memorial service was held this
morning In St. George's chapel, attend
ed by King Edwardj Queen Alexandra,
the Duchess of Cornwall nnd York,
Emperor William, the Duke of Con
naught. Crown Prince Frederick Will
lam, other relations of the late queen
and thirty ladles and gentlemen of the
royal household. The royal personages
wore civilian clothing, the ladles wear
ing mourning veils, the whole scene
being in contrast with yesterday's bril
liant display, for tho body of the chapel
was crowded by a congregation In
black. Sir Walter Parrull played a
prelude by Chamlnade. and Canon, the
Marques of Normandy and the Dean
of Windsor read tho special lessons.
The prayers wero the special prayers
prescribed, relating to the reign of Vic
toria and the accession of Edward. The
choir sang Dvorak's anthem. "BlesM-d
Jesus, Fount of Mercy," rendering It
with beautiful effect. The Kt. Itev.
William Stubbs. bishop of Oxford, de
livered tho funeral discourse.
After tho servlco King Edward and
Emperor William walked In the grounds
and in the evening they attended a
strictly private service, nt which Mine.
Albanl sang.
Emperor William will leave Windsor
Tuesday, accompanied by King Ed
ward. He will take luncheon at Marl
borough house, after which ho will
drive to Charing Cross station, where
ho will tako tho train for Port Victoria,
lie will follow the same route by which
Lord Roberts entered London on re
turning from South Africa, nnd a great
ovation Is expected.
The Iron King Praises the Virtues
of England's Late Buler An
Example of Goodness.
Dj F.xdusihe Vthe from The Associated Press.
New York, Feb. 3. Andrew Carnegie
spoke In Carnegie hall this afternoon
upon "The Moral Character of Queen
"One of the Important traits," said
Mr. Camegle, "of Queen Victoria was
her large, liberal and generous toler
ation of all sects.
"Queen Victoria kept her court pure.
The chief jewel In her dower was pur
ity. No scandal or loose living was
ever tolerated there."
Mr. Carneglo went on to say that her
unvarying kindness to every one, and
especially to tho humblest servants,
was ono of her strongest traits. Ho i
said she onco had a man servant by
the nanio of John Brown. He was ono
of these lemaritablo men, who would
have mndu his mark In any lino of
work, and stood very close to the
queen. When ho died she had tho fol
lowing Inscription put on a tablet above
his grave:
"A tribute of loving, 'grateful and
everlasting friendship from his truest,
best and most grateful friend, Vic
toria." "If We all treated our servants In
that light." commented Mr. Camegle.
"I think thero would bo less to say In
regard to tho domestic question In this
After Mr. Carnegie's nddress. Edwin
Markham read a poem upon the queen.
School Superintendent at Cleveland
Makes Startling Hcport on Pupils.
Py Kxclmlr Wire from The Attoclated Preji,
Cleveland, O,, Feh. S. After a, careful in
mtlgatlon Superintendent of Schools h. II. .lonra
Mi,ia that Cleveland public rchoo puplla aio he
Ihr made itupld by aniol.lne clgarettci.
"The evil i not m terloiu in C'leteland ai In
(-nine other citlia where I have made InuMIca
lluiii," uyt Mr. Jone, "hut tho effect-i o
cijtarcttcs are rery marked here. Voung lioya
aie dull and ntupld and cannot jrain their lea
M'3. Iloja of 10 or ii let in In bu mot
Stato of Trade According; to the
Ledger Article.
Dj KxcluMre Wire from The AModited Preu.
Philadelphia, Fob. 3. Tho Ledger In
Its coal artlclo tomorrow will say:
The nnthmclto coal trade boa been
somewhat Interfered with during tho
past week by tho Inclement weather,
which has restricted both tho output
nnd shipment of coal. Heretofore tho
winter has been singularly favorable
to this Important industry, but heavy
snows, nu may havo been expected, at
length came, and the working at tho
mines and movement of trains wero
obstructed. Car shortage also has re
stricted shipments.
OthenvlFc, however, the Industry Is
In excellent condition, nil branches of
labor are cheerful and the January
production has been the largest ever
known In that mid-winter month. Tho
aggregate anthracite output for 1000 Is
now slated to have been 4l.899.S00 tons,
compared with 47,0C3,O0O tons In 1899
nnd -ICV.107.-lun In 1SHS.
George E. Steele, of Altoonn, Is Made
a Second Lieutenant in the
Army at Manila.
t'y t:.!ulie Wire frcm Tho AMoUited l'r-.
Philadelphia, Feb. 3. A correspond
ent of the Associated Pi ess writes from
Manila In an lnterer.tlng way regarding
a Pennsylvania soldier, who has re
cently earned promotion in that far-off
country. He says:
"Former Sergeant Major George E.
Steele, of Altoonn, has been commis
sioned a second lieutenant In tho army.
This promotion Is duo to merit atone,
Lieutenant Steele having made an ex
cellent record with the Forty-third
Volunteer Infantry during the last year
on the Islands of Samar and Leytc, In
the Philippines!, where ho served as ser
geant major to Major Henry T. Allen's
battalion of that regiment.
"Lleutcnnnt Steelewas born In Irivln,
Westmorelnnd county, Pennsylvania,
twenty-tlvo years ago. Ho was edu
cated at Irwin and Scottdale, graduat
ing from the public school at the latter
place as valedictorian of his class. In
1S98 his family moved to Altoona, where
his father Is now In the service of the
Pennsylvania railroad. When the Span
ish war broke out Steele was reading
law in tho office of the Hon. Augustus
S. Landls. judge of tho courts of Blair
county, Pa. H0 sot the war fever and
enlisted in the Eighteenth Pennsylva
nia. Typhoid fever, extracted In the
southern camps, kept him from getting
to Cuba and brought him to the Pres
byterian hospltnl In Phlladelphla.whero
ho was confined for three months, until
the early part of 1899. As soon its he
was well again, he re-enlisted In the
Forty-thlid volunteers at Fort Ethan
Allen, In Vermont. Since the Forty
third has been campaigning in Samar
and Leyte, Steele has been mentioned
thiee times In orders and several times
In subalterns' reports of minor engage
ments. He has done excellent work as
f-ergeiint major, as well as In tho lower
non-conunlssloned grades of the ser
vice. He is popular with his men. His
ptomotlon to a commission was uurc
seivedly recommended by all of the
staff offlcer.s of his regiment, as was
also his transfer to another regiment,
which has already gone forwaid.
Directs Sheriff to Swear in Deputies
to Pievqnt the Eight.
By Hxclmlir Wire fiom The Associated 1'iesJ.
Cincinnati. Feb. 3. Thero has been
mote anxiety than training at the
headquarters of Jwu'les. Ituhlln, Mar
tin and Chllds today. Ic Is thein cus
tom to do less work on Sunday than
on other days and this gave an op.
portunity today for animated discus
sion among the pugilists, their train
ers, managers and others over the ac
tion of Governor Nash.
It Is now known to all tho promoters
of the tight that Governor Nash has
not only given his ultimatum to the
Saengorfest Athletic club, and to more '
than one thousand petitioners from the
business circles of Cincinnati, but ho
has also given Instructions to Prose- '
cuting Attorney floffhelmcr and Sheriff
Taylor. The latter received a letter
from tho governor after midnight by
Immediate delivery messenger, which
Is a very strong document. In it his I
excellency directs the sheriff to swear 1
In a number of deputies nnd exercise '
his full power to prevent tho light, and I
In the event of tho sheriff needing its-
ululnnAi. (lm-ni.iinM Vnoli l.f. '
f.iltwivu, UUIUUIlfi uoil ) '11-11 b lit HUM
the full power of the state. The prose
cuting attorney and the sheriff state
that they will not reply to the gover
nor until tomorrow, and that they will
then advise him that they will do their
duty and keep In communication with
him for any assistance that may br
While thoro havo been Informal con
ferences today between the members
of tho Saengerfest Athletic association
and their attorneys and other pro
moters of tho fight, It Is announced
there will ba no formal meeting of
the Saengerfest directors and their
counsellors until tomorrow afternoon.
It Is generally believed that It will
then be decided to take no action In
tho case until the application for an
Injunction Is heard before Judge IIol
Ilhter 011 Tuesdny. Judge Holllster
may teserve his decision for a day or
two. so that tho Saengerfest athletic
directors am not likely to make any
otllcial declaration nbout declaring tho
fight off, or to the contrary, until tho
middle or tho latter part of the week.
Advance in Price Caused by Three
Years' Drought and Disease.
By llxcliulve Wire fiom The Associated 1'res.
Han .hue, Cal , l'el. S, mineral advance In
tho prico cf wIiim uu announced here, todiy.
Keet vvlnrt ctpcclally luve been advanced, and
nre row held fiom n to J2 tents per irallon hijh.
ei. riaid.1 and while wine will be quoted nt
an ai'vanto nf fi to 8 rent a Rillon.
Loial dtalera uy the advances oro due fo the
rciliicid pmduiMoii following two or thiee years
droucht and In-'rcaifd phylloxera,
He Is Wlllino to Accept Amend
ments to the Muehlbron
ncr Bill.
The Electric City Must Swallow the
"Rippor" Clause, However, if It
Wants Anything in the Way of
Amendments Anti-Ripper Men
Declare They Will Defeat the Bill
if the Clause Is Not Eliminated.
Tho Skirmishing Will Begin Today
From a Malt Correspondent
Hartlsburg. Feb. 3. Senator Fllnn
has declared his approval of the
amendments to tho Muehlbronner bill
which the Scrnnton councllmonlc com
mittee propose to offer, when they
come to be heard next Wednesday.
He, of course, expects that Scranton
lont will be the more ready :o listen
to his Hue of reasoning ngalnst the
"ripper" eiaue, if as tin ally of thelr's
than If there were no ties between
them, nnd on this nccount, possibly,
can his npproval of the Scranton Idea
be best explained. The Quayltes say
that If Scranton wants anything In the
way of amendments to the Muehlbron
ner bill it will have to swallow the
"Upper" clause. The antl-"rlpper"
people say they will defeat the bill
if tho "ripper" clause Is not elimin
ated. Tho Quoyltes say they have
enough votes to pass the bill just as It
stands, If they want to.
The preliminary skirmishing will
open up tomorrow afternoon. Tues
day morning It Is expected a confer
ence will be held between th Fllnn
ltes nnd some of the Scrantonlans.
The hearing before tho committee
will occur on Wednesday. It' would
seem from the sentiment there, that
unless Scranton's representatives nre
fully agreed upon somo definite plan
of action, they might us well stay at
home. T. J. D.
Missionary's Attempt to Deliver a
Lecture at Pittston Was Followed
by a Very Exciting Scene.
By L'jclushc Wire from The .Usorlaled Press
Wilkes-Barre, Feb. 3. Itev. Vincent
Dlllonls, an Evangelical missionary,
attempted to deliver a lecture In
Uooth's hall. Httston, this evening,
and a riot followed.
Dlllonls Is a Lithuanian and claims
to have been at one time nn ordained
clergyman of tho Homun Catholic
church. He has made several at
tempts to deliver lectures in the town,
but each time 'Mayor Corcoran, fear
ing trouble, prevented him. Last week
Dlllonls secured an injunction from
the court to prevent the mayor from
Interfering with him. As a result
when the minister went to the hall
tonight, accompanied by Itev. J. J.
H. Fletcher, pastor of the First Pres
byterian church, and a few more
friends, ho was without police protec
tion. About ."'00 foreigners, mostly Lith
uanians, were gathered In the place.
As soon ns Dlllonls made his appear
ance it was the signal for a violent
outburst. The audience wore soon tn
their feet and a rush was made for
the lecturer. In tho tumult the gns
fixtures wero torn down and the fur
niture was broken Into kindling wood.
Rev. Dlllonls and his party succeeded
In getting out of tho plaeo and whsn
they reached tho sidewalk they wero
taken In charge of by fi lends.
The minister was driven home In a
carriage. Several men In tho crowd
wero knocked down nnd sustained
bruises, but no one was seriously In
jured. W. L. Bowman, one of the par
ty that accompanied Dlllonls, received
a black eye.
By Inclusive Wire from The Anocloted Tress.
Kanias City, lc!. 3. Thu Breatcst mow storm
of the winter vUitcd here lait night and this
mornlnc The storm was cencral over Missouri
and Kansas, vavylnj in depth from three to four,
teen inches,
Omaha, Neb., Tib. C The wow- and wind
atorm which began tsitiirdiy right continued
until noon today and was general throughout
Nebraska and western Ion a. Three Inches of
snow fell and a strong wind blew in Into
Orand Itapids, Feb. 3. The worst Mimrd of
thu winter struck litre at 1 o'clock this alter,
noon and lnrrvaril In fmy tonight Impeding
street railway ind railroad truffle to a cnmlil
erille extent. Snow Is rtitl falling and is
drifting badly.
Chicago, I'cb. 3. fcix inches of snow on the
level and drifts In many cases In tho outlylni;
districts piled as high as second ttory nlndivri
Li the condition Chicago is In tonight. The
street ear lines with the exception of the ele
vated reads, wero the v.-on-t suffcrcra. Ofiiclals
of the railroads entering In Chicago report trains
generally on time or nearly so,
Atchison, Kan., l'eb, 3. Tlio worst know ttorm
for (cveial iars prevailed In northern Kinsis
nnd southern Ncbral.a today. Many railroad
lines oro tied up. Pav-trngtr trains aro nuw
bound at Cawked Cilj, firccnleat and Whiting,
nnd several frrlghta aro Muck In the snow at
different points. Alt train Into Atchison are
.Milwaukee, Keh, 3. A bllzzitd from the north.
east has been raging In this city all day and b'lll
continues with unabated forco tonight.
Weather Indication Tedty,
rain on avow.
1 Crnenl Senitor Kllnn Wllllne to Accept
S-'crinton Amendments to thu "Hipper" Hill.
Intermtht of the tite Queen Victoria,
Secretary Longr'.t Appeal for Santlaso Heroei.
l'roicrannna of tho Week in Congress.
2 General Cerhondale Department.
3 Local llev. Dr. Method on Chrlitlan Science.
Trial List for United State-) DUtrict Court.
Trollej inen'n Trouhltt AilJuUfd
4 IMItorial.
Note and Comment.
0 local Munkr nt Austin Height'.
Phenomenal Itecord of tho Scranton Poitotflct,
6 !.ocal W'ctt Scranton and Sahurhan.
7 fhiicral Northculirn I'cntujbanla. .
lTnamlal and Commercial.
5 Ural Live New of the World.
I'irc Department Clomlp.
An Albany Correspondent Is Au
thority for the Statement.
Opinion of Erlends.
By Kxdmhc Wlr from The Aaaoclatei Tresa.
New York, Feb. .!. The announce
ment that Senator Hill Is not a candi
date for the picddcntlnl nomination
of his paity In 19M Is made by the
Albany conewpondent of Leslie's
Weekly. In the cm lent Issue. He
"I have the higher authority for the
statement that Senator Hill Is not a
candidate, In any sense, for the presi
dential nomination and that ho Is not
lesponslble for the action of his friends
nnd will in no way encourage the con
tinuance of such nctlcn. Whatever
Senator Hill's ambition may have
neen in (the past, he treasures no
I presidential ambition now. He Is en
j grossed In his law practice. It has
; grown larger and more lucrative eveiy
year and his absorption In professional
'""" Hives iiini nine lime nnu loss
Inclination to respond to tho growing
call for him to actively assume the
party's leadership.
"This reluctance on the part of the
f-onator to r.'-enter public tlfo Is not
the result of pique, or disappointment.
Ho simply finds greater comfort nnd
enjoyment In the practice of his pro
fession mid less iillureinent In the
field of politics, which has never been
n source of profit, and oft has given
him hardly a comfortable support.
Like every other man who reaches
middle life, Senator Hill looks for
ward to achieving mibstantlnl finan
cial Independence by maintaining his
established and ell settled profes
sional practice. He Is devoting his
best energies to that end nnd there
fore he Is not Inclined to respond fo
such calls ns have been made by the
Texns legislature and by prominent
Democratic leaders and organizations
in the South and West.
"Those who have Intimate personal
relations with Senator Hill greatly
doubt whether he will evei consent
to lead his party again In a presiden
tial campaign. While ho Is averse to
making public expression of his feel
ing in the matter, his determination
It not a fecret. Dooted as he ha
been for so many years to his party's
welfare, his wlthdiawal from politic'
Is regarded as Impossible. He will
continue to be an Influential factor,
but this will not Inerfero with a con
viction ho hns lecently expressed to
many friends that ofllce-lioldlng is un
satisfactory and unprofitable."
Thomas M'Henry, of Bloomsburg,
Dies from the Effects of Bullet
Fhed from His Bnvn.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Tress
Bloomsburg, Pa., Feb. 3. At 1
o'clock this morning. Thomas Mo
Henry, a well to do lumber merchant
and farmer, residing near Royersbur?,
Columbia county, was Hiot by nn un
known assassin, and death ensued six
hours later. Mr. McIIenry was mous
ed from his sleep by n noise In bis
J barn, and he nroM dressed and went
to the barn to Investigate. As ha
neared the place a shot rang out and
McIIenry fell. The bullet struck him
Just above the heart and passed out
of his back. Mrs. McIIenry nt onco
summoned aid and tho victim was
taken Into his home. He was con
srlous for several hours, but was un
able to name the murderer. He lapsed
Into an unconscious ttate, In which
condition ho remained until his death
at 7 o'clock. It Is the general belief
that It was a case of cold-blooded
murder, although every precaution
had been tnken to make It appear as
a case of frustrated robbery. Several
sacks of Hour had been taken from
tho barn and placed so that It would
appear that they left because of tho
hurried departure after the shoot
ing. Tho assassin was tracked for
some distance and It was evident that
he had no conveyance and thereforo
could not have taken away tho sackj
of flour with which he sought to cover
up the murder.
No nrrcsts havo been made by tho
authorities, nor Is any reason given
for tho murder. It Is reported that
sensational developments may follow.
Mr. McIIenry was 35 years of age, and
leaves a wlfo and six children.
Honor Memory of Qoebel.
By Exclusive Who from The Associated Tress.
Frankfort, Key., l'eb. 3,The people of Fiank.
fort today paid trihlte to the niemoiy of William
Ooehel, holding memorial services at the grave
on tho anniversary of his death.
Destructive Fire at New Haven.
By Exclusive Wlro from The Associated Tieu.
New Haven, Conn., Feb. 3. Fire destroyed the
large plant of tlio National Wlro e-ompany at
I'uirhavcn early this memlne; nnd caullcd a
property loca estimated at i2J,0W.
Secretaru Lonq Makes Another
Effort to Have the Santiago
Sailors Recognized.
The Secretary Proven That the Failure-
of the Government to Recog
nizo tho Services of Lieutenant
Hobson, Captain Clarke and Others
Was Not the Fault of tho Depart
ment, but Due to the Failure oil
Congress to Take Action in the)
Matter The Last Appeal in Inter
est of the Santiago Squadron.
fly Exclusive Wire from The Associated Tre.
Washington, Feb. 3. Secretary Long
has addressed tho following letter to
Senator Morgan:
IVar Smalor: I have jnur letter with reginl
to Lieutenant Ifnlwon, Captain Clarke and oth
ers, and to the failure of tho government to ler.
rgnlsc their service. I need not sty t ou
that no one feels this more keenly tlun myself,
or has done mor to endeavor to wjcuro Juttirn
for the men who conducted and consummated
the Santiago naval campaign. Wilt you let ma
wy that the "del.'.v" is not with the. sxecutlv
branch of the Boummcnt so much as with con
greu. 1 do not say this to in any way shift tht
lesponlblHt5', but in '.ho hope that the eo-oper-atlon
of eongtvM r.ny jet be secured In this re
apcer. With the Interest which you end other
mrmbers of the Irgislatuto fetl in the case, I do
not despair.
it Is more than two years now since the presl.
lent sent in nomination. for promotion, and
these nomination have never leen acted upon
by the euale. At e.itli nevlon of congress I
havo prepared nnd ruhmiltcd bills, asking for
rewards for these officers; no action has been
taken upon them. In of my annual repoits
I 1-ave urged the matter with all the force poi
slide, hut It attract no attention. The president
has asked for the creation of the grade of vie
iidmiral, which would peihaps lead to a solu
lion of tho matter
I feet keenly the lack of any recognition to
Hobson, who-c feat is famous (lie world over. I
have repeatedly talked about him with the presi
dent, vtliu, as you know, feels tho most cordial
inteiekt in behalf of all these men. lie cannot
separate llobaon' case fiom the rest nor can I
sdris him to do co. It would bo an unjust dis
crimination against Captain Clarke, to whom jou
refer, nnd who I two numbers worse off now
than if there had been no war; it would bo an
Injustice fo the commander In elilef, who plann"'
and rontumnnted the whole campaign and who
hid a greater rc-pomll'lllty upon him for a
longer time thin any olflcer on tho Atlantic; it
would discriminate .ig.iinvt the enlisted men, vvhn
have had neither thanks nor medal, nor any
ru-O'iiillon, mid arc humiliated on the deck of
crry war ship en which their shipmates who
Mrvrd In tho Asiatic grniaihon display their
medals and the antiao men havo none, t feet
Hitncst like invoking (he help "I vournelf and
evirv either wnalor :un representative to what
srrm to bo the t-linplont Justice-.
A Letter to Hale.
Not ecnlcnt with what has hitherto hern doi.e,
it wai only a few dij ago that I wrote .1 Utter
to Stiialnr llile, chairman of the naval t'ini-iniliei-
nf the senate, a copy of which I cnclos
etklug him if ho would not, as a lat rcfinrt, h-n
the naval committee or a suh-i-cnunlttre of II,
lake up the matter and consider the teport upon
the drscits nf these officci.
Acstirdny I wrote another htlrr to the prc.i
dent, a iopy of which I encloe, irWIing reroiu
inemlatlonH vvhirli I made to him in nty ur
nual leport of UOfl, that he mike the Mine
to e-cngro., in the nf tho mh.
tkigci sepjadron which was nude In th ea-e of
tin Aklatlc H.uadron, vir. : 'I hat the tlnnW of
eoinrrsi bo tendered to the commander in chief
and K' extended thiouiji him 10 the cdllccrs and
I think you will coidially acknowledge
tho prcsldint hy his tpedy nominations has
led m Mono unturned to do Justice in thl)
in liter, and that it Is now for consrew, ul
which J cm aie so distinguished a member, In
act. Trusting that we liny all ro-oprrale and
at last sH.uie to these mheers and men an e.
predion of the country'-, apprrciatlon of tlrif
service, I am, vciy trulv jouii,
John I). Long.
Petished in the Flames.
By Inclusive M'lro from Thu Associated Ties.
New York, Feb. 3. A very large- crowd inr
roumh d tho ruins of the big llro of laM; Thinadey
nt Wlckcs' cigar bo factory at 1'in.t avenue and
Thirty-first street today, liming tho afternoon
tho seaiche-M In the ruins came a largs
bunch of leys which were Identified by Andrew
Tifcli as thoe of his biother-ln-law, Ausmt
Sehwandermsnn, a foreman In the Wicket factory.
Schwandcrmann has been missing sineo the lir
and the police are now fatisficd (hit he perished
lit the llamea. Hid body has not jet been found.
Steamship Arrivals.
Bv l"xclulve Wire from The Associated Tres.
Vew ork, Feb. S. Aulvcd: N'ew Yolk,
Southampton and Cherbourg, I.i llretagne, Havre.
Southampton Arrived! Southwark, .ew York;
for Antwerp. Sailed! Nooidland, Antwerp fr-r
New Yolk. Gibraltar Passed rial-win Maria
Theresla, fienoa and Naples for Now York,
Queenstown Arrived: Campania, New Yorlc for
Liverpool (and proceeded). Called: Umbrla,
frrm Liverpool for New York. Kit sale Taseed:
Caledonian, New Yoifc for Liverpool; Ocorsir,
New York for Liverpool.
Russian Prince Shoots Himself.
fly delusive Wire from The Associated Tress.
St. Teter.bmrf, Feb, 3 Prince Tariatlnsky, th
jouthful publisher of the Northern Courier, which
was recently suppreesed for lis radical tendou
ehrf, shot himself last Thursday, inflicting
ibniforous wound. His paicnts havo never for
given the marrlags ho made scveial years aga
with Mile. Yavorskaya, an actrc-ai,' nor did they
npprovo his newspaper enterprise, which ab
soihcd the hulk of tho estate of the prince, Th
'amlly ijiiU among the highest Iliuslan nobility.
Condition of the Duke.
By Exclusive WtV from Th Associated Tress.
London, Feb. 3,-Ti.e oourt circular this
evening announces that tho Duke of Cornwall
and York Is progressing satisfactorily toward
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