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SOUARTON, PA., FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 3. 1001.
Mr. McKinlcu Is Entluislastloallu
Welcomed at a Colored
OCCIDENT ON THE PARADE
A Wheel Comes Off the Carriage Oc
cupied by Secretary Hny nnd Postmaster-General
Smith The Visit
to the Historic Cnbildo A Run
Down the River to the Scene of the
Bnttlo of New Orleans.
!i- rfliiiiti Who (mm The
NYw Orleans, May '.'
mil Mayor Capdovillo, anil es-
by u iiiiiunli'd detachment ot
anil tlif Louisiana, mvniry
left tin' St. liiaties hotel at
'.l.'.O o'clock today, alter iireaKiiisuiiiB
III his apartments with Mrs. MoKlnley.
Tin- party proceeded to tin- Southern
I'lihorsily. a colored institution, whore
the president us enthusiastically re
ceived by the faculty ami students.
The weather today Is dear and warm.
As tin- president entered the. grounds
of Die university, lie was welcomed
wltb "Hull to the Chief." sung by a
ili'irn.s nf Lin." school ehlldlen ami ac
companied by the student orchestra.
!! made a short address to thu negro
During I'oe parade here yesterday af
terr.oon, as the presidential party was
being escorted to the hotel, a. wheel
liiine oil' the our: luge occupied by See
lciury Hay and Postmaster General
Smith. The carri tgo was moving
sli.wlv, and neither the secretary of
state iior the postmaster general was
Injured. Thr-y immediately entered
aiuilher lartiugo and resumed their
place in the piocession. The incident
escaped general observation at the
fine, and was not generally known
until tills morning.
The Historic Cahildo.
Kroui the Southern unlvotsity the
president was driven to the historic
Caliildo, racing Jackson square, where
,i multitude of people had gathered.
It was within the Cahildo in the room
now occupied by the slate Suprcm.o
court that the transfer was made of
the Louisiana territory by France to
Governor flay borne, the American
commissioner of President Jefferson.
The president was met today by Gov
ernor llnvd, llti! state olllclals and the
lot inbe- of :bo Supremo point prompt
ly it f'.' aril was escorted to a seat
on Hie right of Chief .lusllce Nicholls.
Tri sidenl A lope Forlior. of the Jvoulsl
ana Historical association, was recog
nized by the chief just leu and delivered
an address on the historical association
of tlie I'aliil.lo. The president made a
brief reply and an olllclal record was
made on the minutes of the visit of
.Mr. .MelCInley to the court. Afterward
the president spoke briefly from the
balcony to an Immense assemblage in
tl streets. A national salute brought
tie ceremonies to a close.
IVosidenf McICInlov and his cabinet
made their way witli dilllelilty through
acres of pe.ipio surrounding tne
Cnbildo on their way back to their
bul I, T'l'j- drove through throngs of
cheering people and the president's fa('o
w.is wreathed In smiles as ho acknowl
edged tlie unceasing demonstration In
his honor. After luncheon and a short
rest the larly. Including many of tho
ladles, were driven to the head of Ca
nal street, where they hoarded the big
river steamer. "City of St. Louis."
On Its run up and down the river ns
far as the scone of the battle of Now
("loans the president's boat was oc
oonipnnh'd by a score of gaily decor
ated tugs and other craft, whose
whistles found little rest, Tlie levee
on either n(p was lined with people.
T'u party Is expected to return at 5
o'clock' and hoard the train at il.
Historical Society's Welcome,
At the Cahildo, Alee. Fortlor, a dis
tinguished Creole, president of the
Louisiana Historical society, made a
Icier nddivsn of welcome to the presl-
I'cnt and ih president In his response
s oke as follows:
"1 rise only for the purpose of mak
ing acknowledgement to ihe Louisiana
Historical association for Its cordial
ami generous welcome lo this historic,
place. Tt has been a great honor to'nu
to he received by the governor of tills
great conmiouweajlli. by Hie chief Jus.
Hep and his associates of the high'st
court, by the mayor of the city, to tills
place, memorable not only in American
annals, but memorable In the annuls
of the world (applause).
"I nin glad to stand near by where
tho great transaction took place which
transferred the Louisiana territory to
tho flag nf (ho stars (applause), u
transaction which changed the map
of tho world and made this union what
It now Is, the strongest and the freest
nation op the face of tho earth" (great
Vheu he concluded the president ap
peared upon tlie balcony to show him
self to the walling thousands outside.
The cadets below prsented arms and
the .i(tiaro and tho building surround
ing It lluttiired with handkerchiefs and
(lags, while the air was torn by the
hoarse roar of tint shouts of the multi
tude. The president acknowhdijed the
It lustra. Inn with a bow and spoke
"My Fellow Citizens: I have great
lonor in standing on this historic
pound to receive the greetings of my
lountry and to recall the fact that
rv-rp neat )y n hundred years ago a
Hivut hcene was eucted that dedicated
1 larger area than tho orlglnl thir
teen states to liberty mid union fore
Battlefield of Chalmette.
The partv then returned to he hotel
for luncheon, and In the afternoon em
barked nu a Mississippi river steam
boat for a trip along the river front
from Audubon park to the historic bnt
tlelleld of Chnlmctto, where the monu
ment erected In memory of the defeat
or Pnokeilhnm by General Jackson
commands a view of the river. A Ill
tip further up and on the Algiers side
of tho stream, tho presidential party
had a good view of the preparations
now being made for the icceptlon of
the now limiting dry dock In course of
conslrucllon for the government at
Sparrows Point, Md.
The ladles of the parly had ro
utined iiulelly nt the hotel during the
coi colonics of the morning, only a few
of them taking a. quiet ride around
the oily, but they participated In the
liver trip and enjoyed It.
At 0 o'clock, tlie presidential special
resumed lis long Jotnney to the l'u
ellle coast. Houston, Texas, will be
reached tomorrow morning,
TROUBLE FOR THE
The Decision to Open the Gates on
Sunday Has Aroused Resent
ment from Several Sources.
by ru'tu-iiw Wire from Tin Aoi-latfil Pie'l.
liulfalo. May 2. "When tho board of
dhectors of Ihe Pan-American exposi
tion, after weeks of discussion, dually
decided to throw tiie exposition gates
open on Sunday between the hours
of I p. m. and 11 p. m., closing all tlie
midway attractions for twenty-four
hours. It was thought that this ruies
tlon laid been disposed of. The com
mittee of ministeis and others who so
bitterly opposed Sunday opening of
the fair are not disposed to let the
matter drop, however, as indicated by
tlie appointment of a, sub-committee
yesterday to investigate what legal
steps If any could be taken to close
(he gales on tlie Sabbath. Today un
other factor in the situation developed.
H is said that the midway concession
ill its will make a formal request dur
ing tlie next few days that lliey be
allowed to keep open their shows on
Sunday. They claim, that according
lo a clause in their contracts with
the exposition company, the company
must allow them to run every day that,
the exposition gates arc open. Some
concerted action. It Is said, will be tak
en to compel the board of directors
to fulfill what the concessionaires al
lege is a provision in the contracts.
A number of western commissioners
arrived at the grounds today to push
along the construction of state build
ings, many of which are still unfin
ished, some of them just started.
NEW SCHEME FOR PEACE.
National Civic Federation to Devise
Means of Promoting Trade
3r Inclusive Wiip (mm The Associated Prey.
Indianapolis, Slay 2. President
Mitchell, of the United Aline Workers,
is on 1 is way to .New York to attend
a meeting of a special committee ap
pointed by the Rational Civic Federa
tion to devise means of promoting
trade agreements between employers
nnd their employes. Tlie committee
hns fourteen numbers, but a sub-com-mltoe
consisting of Mr. Mitchell, Her
man Jttstl, commissioner of Coal Op
erators' association of Illinois, and
Vice President Kcnna, of the Atchi
son, Topeka and Santo Fe railroad,
will meet Monday to draw up an
agreement to submit to a meeting next
This movement, which was proposed
some time ago, Is entirely new and
Mr. Mitchell says that It Is of great
significance. The National Civic Fed
eration, which Is a representative body,
hopes to bring it lo a successful
Issue, although it is realized that it is
a dlllleult proposition. The object is
to perfect some kind of an agreement
between labor and capital that will
prevent strikes and lookouts, which
are so costly to both. It has been
suggested that In all branches of labor
the employers and their employes en
ter Into a yearly contract by signing
a scale as the miners, tin plate, glass
workers and other trades do now,
Mr. Mitchell Is of the opinion that
If tills plan shall lie followed out It
will mean a closer atllliatloii of labor
and capital and llial there will be
fewer strikes and l-ss trouble in sei
ning differences. .Mr. Mitchell will vis
it the Pennsylvania anthracite ileitis,
on his way to New lork,
YUKON RIVER OPEN.
Navigable from White Horse Rapids
lly i:cbi. be Wlrr horn 'llie Aiu laird 1'ie'i
Seattle, May '.'.--The Yukon liver,
iroin While Horse rapids down to
Hawson, opened on Saturday, April 27.
Dawson advices, dated April 1!', give
particulars of the (hiding of the body
of Or, P.elllnger by a prospector named
lilack, about ten miles from the mouth
of White river, Tlie body had been
partially devoured by wolves. Identl
llcatlim Is clearly established by letters
found in the pockets of the clothing,
Py i:ihitbe Hue (mm Tim miat.'il I'rrsn.
Il.inifl.iii, 5 lay '.'. -.hnluc il-.i tins ul'iir
noun liuiiilul down .ill ujuulim In ocvri.ll nf Uia
m lniol iiijihIjiihw riiMs j:.iiiit tn state ukiv
lilri Jlul siijii rllllrll'lont fit' public IHU I toil til
wlilih lit' liulils lint I la iiuslluii ut mfQuli'Wy
in' ilcilc ifiii'irj of u' wimc iKu'j, nut mlcr un1f?
iltilit in- imHir of tin noviiiior lo :ipiroi" or
illviiiiiw u pal i'( an jinn u( an Uiir.piijUn,
tli.H ilif piviiiior in.ii (on-l.ler Hut in tin.. ,v
Ui-I ! I'm llKlit or puwor, lint tlio qmvlluii
ut tullU iiniy i( iitiinio iloes not emir Int.)
tin' iljilit n( powir Itolf, For this leason tlie
iimul.iinns is irluvil,
CAR SHOP MEN NOW
ly r.xcliithp Wire bom Tin' Auocislrd l'rc.
IW.l.iiip, -Mjy J.'flu' liivii i'inpli,Hi in
Hit' cjriliops o( tlir (.'(ntral ltullro.nl of N'cw Jot
m'v lut wmi Jioiy lily imd Scmntun, mc nuil,.
u Iuii.iihI on lht ..(lUluU fir .1 iilnHiour day
ullliout icilui lloi: of uuL't'!. Tin' piiltlon ut I lie
tiiiployoi U now in (lip Ii.iimU ol Hie general ni.in.
Uiii'r In .Vew Yolk. An jn-wcr iJ expected villain
a wi'vk. About l,7io nun art tfftctrd..
OP THE SENATE
The Calendar Is Glearcd ot First
CENSURE FOR THE HOUSE
The Upper Brarrth Deplores the
Backward Condition oC Legislation
in tho House of Representatives.
Senate Bills Passed Finally New
License for Factory Inspectors,
lb i:rhiidr Win' from Tin- A'Koclali'il I'll-'.
Harrlsburg, May L'. A short ses
sion of the senate was held this morn
ing, beginning tit S.!W. nt which the
calendar was clear d or tlrst read
ing bills. Tho Coryell renovating but
ter bill, which has passed mo nouse,
was reported from committee, ond will
bo read the Hist time Monday night.
Air. Grady, of Philadelphia, offered the
following resolution, which lies over
one day under tho rules.
"tlesolvod, That we deplore the
backwaul condition or legislation' In
the house of representatives, particu
larly appropriation bills, to which the
delay in Using the time of final ad
journment is wholly attributable."
TiTu senate will meet again at 9
o'clock Monday night.
In tho house today, tlie senate bill
granting a pension of .$S a month to
Lydla S. AVhltloy, widow of William A.
AVhitley. a private of Company K,
Thiry-lifth regiment, Pennsylvania,
Militia, passed finally. Two other
bills glinting pensions to James S.
Plummet', private in 'the Old Tyrone
Artillery company, and S. U. Iysin
ger, n private in an artillery company
of the Civil war commanded by Cap
tain A. S. Morrow, were recommitted
lo the pensions committee.
Bills enabling Robert Tagg and John
T. Stauffcr. of Philadelphia lo sue the
stnte for bills due for cigars and lun
cheon furnished on the trip by the
legislature of 1 SP7 to AVashington, were
postponed for the present.
Bills Passed Finalls'.
These senate bills also passed llnal
ly: Providing for the enforcement ot
mortgages or contracts assigned bona
lido ton or more years prior to the pas
sago of the act to prohibit foreign
corporations from doing business In
Pennsylvania without having known
places of business and authorized
agents by foreign corporations which
have not complied with tlie act.
Permitting tho factory inspectors lo
seize clothing manufactured In unsani
tary nnd unhealthy places.
Making the act or 1R9.", relative to
county controllers, apply to lierks,
Lancaster, Lackawanna and West
moreland I'ounti'is and authorizing the
governor to appoint controllers for
Allowing an executor, administrator,
guardian, a--s".enee or trustee to Insti
tute an action tit law or other legal or
equltabl" proceedings against a co-executor,
administrator, guardian, assig
nee or trustee to recover or enforce
any debt or obligation due Hie estate
which lie represents.
Providing for the alteration of the
boundaries of townships and boroughs
In oases of a division of such munici
palities and the adjustment nf their
Directing tho state treasurer to re
fund direct Inheritance tax paid Into
the st.Ue treasury by virtue of the
act of Jlay 12, IhOT.
Permitting cities to establish night
schools for the manual training of chil
dren over 12 years old.
Authorizing school directors, boards
or organizations having control ot
public schools of any district to divide
nnd distribute public libraries among
the schools of the district,
Kxtendlng the act of ISO."!, for the es
tablishment of free public llbruiles, to
boroughs and townships.
The senate bill making the second
Monday in August a public holiday in
lieu of Feb, 12, was beaten nu (Inn!
A bill to prohibit the niuiuifacturo
and sale of firecrackers containing dy
namite was IntroduciHl by Mr. Leib, of
ICstnbllsliIng iiitcr-stato comity In
teachers' licenses by authoiizing tho
endorsement and validation in Penn
sylvania of normal school diplomas
and pernianent oerllllcules granted in
Location of County Buildings.
Mr. Drum, nf l.uzerne, moved to
amend the senate bill authorizing
change of location of pew county
buildings on public i-ipturos or com
mons by piovlding thai a majority of
tho nuulllled voters of tho county, nt
a special or general election, shall havo
tlrst given lliolr consent to the chang
ing of the location for such building,
The purpose of the measure Is io al
low i ho Luzerne county commissioners
lo select a new s!t for the court house
nt Wilkos-Hurre, Messrs, Uurko,
Harlman and llawoith, of the l.uzenio
delegation, voted against the amend
ment and their colleagues, Messrs.
Di urn, foray and Malum, favored It.
Tne motion to amend failed by a vote
of 00 yeas to "0 nays, after which the
bill wus postponed for the present, on
motion of Mr. Harlman,
At tonight's session of the house,
the bill fixing tho legal rate of Inter
est at live instead of six per cent,,
which was defeated last Wednesday,
was reconsidered and placed on tho
postponed ruleudur for third reading
and Una! passage.
The senatii congressional apportion
men bill was read thu second time,
and then recommitted to committee
for adoption. A number of other sen
ate bills passed second reading, after
which the house adjourned until I)
o'clock tomorrow morning.
WILL TAKE A VACATION.
Tho Reins- of Government lu Chill
Will Be Turned Over to Senor
Il;1 Kxcliuhi Wire from Tlie Avoclilcd I'rcM.
Valparaiso. Chill. Mny 2. President
Krra.ruza. has hsitedi a decree In
which lie declares that "Important per
sonal motives" prevent htm from ful
(Hillng his constitutional functions af
ter next June.
Ho explains in n letter, directed to
the governors of the provinces, that
in view of the fact that Pcnor .Torinan
Jtlesco, the relative or his, Is a can
didate, for the presidency, and the dis
ability Imposed on tho president by
republican principles when a relative
Is a candidate, ho would send a mes
sage lo congress soliciting leave of
absence until Juno 25.
. II. hud been previously announced
that, owing to ill health, the president
would turn over tho presidency of
Chill lo Prime Mlnl.dor Znnnrtu.
Foreign Ministers at Washington
Confer with Dr. Hill, the Acting
Secretary of State.
H.v i:clii-lve Who (mm The Aoclatcd 1'reu.
Washington, May 2. Tlie Herman
and French ambassadors and Mr. Ro
ge'stvensky, for tlie Russian ambassa
dor, -were among today's callers on
Dr. Hill, acting secretary of state.
Tlie discussion was almost entirely
on Chlnov affairs, the press dispatches
as to nu agreement on $27:1,000,000
indemnity and a change of customs du
ties having excited considerable inter
est in olllclal and diplomatic quarters.
None of the callers were able to con
!lrm Hie r ports, but the opinion was
general that an agreement on Indem
nity had been readied. Tho prevailing
view was lli-it $27:1,000,000 represented
a compromise between the minimum
amount urged by tlie United States and
the maximum u-ged by other powers.
The original tola' f claims amounted
to a half biiiio;;' jllars, so that tho
present, total leiv.esent a scaling down
of about -10 per cent. At this rate the
claim of the United Slates, which origi
nally was about $2.",000,000. would be
cut down to aboiu $1S,000,000.
COLONEL McCLURE HONORED.
Banquet by Clover Club in Commem
oration of His Retirement.
By I'.xclinlvo Wire (rmn Tlie Aswlntcd I'rcsa.
Philadelphia, May 2. The Clover
club tonight gave a banquet in com
memoration of the retirement of Colo
nel Alexander K. McCIure from active
journalism, after a busy career of llf-ty-flvo
Covers voro laid for over three hun
dred, and tho participants included
soldiers nnd statesmen, writers and
publishers, and others prominent in
national, state and city life.
Among' them wore Lieutenant Gen
eral Nelson A. Allies, former Attorney
(ieneral .1 ml son Harmon, Alurat Hal
stead, Felix Angus, Governor Stone,
.1 m-tlces Dean and Mitchell, of the
Pennsylvania Supreme court; Attorney
(ieneral Elkin, of Pennsylvania:
Alayor Ashbridge and ninny other well
known men. There was much Interest
taken in the address made by General
Allies., Among other things he said:
"Xo service is so great and good
as that performed by the journalists.
There Is a, far greater necessity today
for a tine editorial writer than ever
before. Whoever wields such a pen Is
mightier than he who wields tho
sword. Journalism Is and will con
tinue to be the greatest educator of
which the eighty million people of this
groat laud can boast."
The address of Colonel AleClure
elaborated the same thought. There
were numerous other speeches made,
including one by Ararat Halstead,
PREPARED FOR THE GOAT.
Norman Hemingway, of Kansas City,
Used a Revolver at Initiation,
lly i:1iiMm Wire finm 'Hie .WoUatul IV".
Xyack, X. Y May 2, .Vorinan Hem
ingway, from Kansas City, who has
been living In Rockland county for
several months, was Initiated In tlu
lodge of Odd Fellows at Spring Valley
last night. During part of the cere
mony, W. It, Sherwood, an ollloor ot
the lodge, acted In a stern manner and
rushed towards Hemingway, Intend
ing It as a Julje.
Hemingway thought Sherwood was
In earnest, and pulled out n revolver
and tired It. The powder burned Sher
wood's face, but the bullet missed him.
There was great excitement In tho
lodge, nnd tlie Incident broke up the
AN ERROR CORRECTED.
Governor Stone Sets Right an Item
In the Philadelphia Press.
Ill KmIu-Iip Wlie Irciu Tlin AsMcIatml I'ip.
Harrlsburg, Alay 2. Governor Stone
today made the public following tele
gram which was sent lo thu Philadel
In llils liHjinili'.t Unit' "i 111 -I on i' .tun liolilly
-I. in' ih.it .liultio I Ml I cr ,,( ilic sniiiiiii' mint li.i
imoiliit'il me i( Hi'' px-.il ion of tl.e Judgi's on t he
.'-i. 'illul l'ili.l.ni'V liiM'.T hill. This ktutrini'iit
Is uliully untrue. I hi Hot liocn inluiiiuil liy
.l.i U i' I'.ittii' nor .my otlur pci-on Ui la tlie i"
..ill. ,ii n( tlie jiul'i nnon Hi,. ,' ami 1 ilon't
II inl. ii v ill lie l.n.nui until their jinlgiiiont ft
in. id" .nl.ii.
CdV'lU'l llli.im A, Mime.
Mr. Roosevelt nt Boston.
lly llxilmlu1 W(ie licm Tho Amoclated P
llotlin, May 2. Vlie 1'iulilent llocteielt ie
tinned lo llinion nt noon from liis lit to In
nii at tjintcii uliool. lie Inniliril nt liie t nion
iluli umt liter vblhil lu')i lumulow ol t lie lii.
Litinc, where lie nuile lirlrf liifuinul addrox'S
.ii.i I n.is xlu'ii a lcititW'n hy tlie incnilim. lie
i.HmvuuU ileiailfil (or New Vmk.
Died at Age of 105.
(ty Kxrludrc Wire from 'I In1 Awclated l'rcJ.
i:iinlll, May '.'. Mi. lUln'cva I'aikaul, a soil
Id.',, died la. I nliit dt her liunie in Covlmrlon,
Russians and the yellow Troops
Have a Pierce Fight
SOME OF THE RESULTS
The Casualties of the Czar's Troops
Weio Sixty in Killed and Wounded,
Including General Zcrpitski and
Four Other Officers Indemnity
Committee's Report Read Minis
ters Resent General's Letter.
By Kxi'ltuhe Wlie dom The Avodaled Pre'!.
Herlln, Jlay 'J. In a dispatch from
Pekin, dntcd Jlay 1, to the Kolnlsche
JCeltung. it is said that a bloody battle
has b6en fought between Russians and
Chinese near Mukden. The Russians
lost sixty In hilled and wounded. Four
Russian olllcers were Wiled and among
the wounded was General Zerpltzkl.
PelUn. May I. At the meeting of the
ministers today the report of the In
demnity committee was read. On the
lesources of the empire the report was
voluminous. It was practically a repe
tlon of Jameson's wed known pamph
let on the subject.
Sir Robert TIart offered suggestions
similar lo those credited to him.
It is said that the revenues from all
available sources will not allow China
to pay the Indemnity unless assistance
The next meeting of the ministers Is
to be held on Tuesday. The subject
of Count von AVuldersee's letter is to
be taken up then and a reply to it
drafted. The ministers personally ob
ject to tlie tone of the letter. They
say that they know what they want
without being told. They particularly
object to any of the legation guards
being under any authority except that
of the ministers themselves.
"London. Mny '.'.The Berlin reports
of lighting between the Russians and
Chinese In Manchuria are discredited
here. It is believed that Russia start
ed them as an excuse for strengthening
her forces In Manchuria.
Three Supposed to Have Been Im
plicated in Edwards Murder
Are Found Dead.
By Kxclreihr Wire (mm The Avnctalril PreM.
Selnui, Ala, Jlay 'J. Three negroes
were found dead this morning near the
cabin in which Deputy Sheriff Ed
wards was killed Sunday night, ten
miles south f Solum. Edward Daw-J-on,
a r.ephev of Henry Dawson. In
whose hrirte ICiV.vards was killed, was
found dead In the public road. The
other two worn shot in the cabin. They
are supposed to have- been Implicated
in the murder of Rdwards.
The negroes are terrorized and are
(lying In the city.
FIERCE FOREST FIRES.
They Sweep Over the Mountains
riy r.f(!ulvr IViro (ram Tlie AMoeialed Pimj.
T'niontown, Pa., May 2. One of the
fiercest forest tires that ever swept
over the mountains has been raging
for two days and nights between Som
erlleld and Addison, In Somerset coun
ty, near the Fayette county line. Long
stretches of timber, orchards and
fences have been destroyed and a.
blackened waste marks the sweep ot
the lire across Holds and woods. lly
strong efforts the citizens succeeded
lu saving their .homes and buildings,
though there were narrow escapes of
both houses and human lives, Char
les A, Mitchell, ot Addison, was over
come by the dense smoke and was
barely rescued alive. Many sheep
grazing In the pastures wro burned.
At night the county was so illuminated
for miles around Hint people could
road newspapers. The lire is under
Bills Signed by Governor,
lly KM-liblp Who (ioiii Tho .Woi iiltil l'iei.
ll.illi.-luilV, ll.iy '2.- liiirrinnr Stono (ml ty
n'siii-il tlie Mil otalilbhini; n mi.ii.iIp oipli.uu'
(oiiiL for .Montgomery lonnty, 'the e;netjiir nlo
klitlieil tlie fnllimiiiff lilll; Iliiccling liou- to
proceeil when a county has been ilblileil anil a
iiew rimiity eierieil !lnT"froni on iu.nli;.ii.'i.
jmlgiiiciils, IIi'ih ami mint- ifiuiiU wlili Ii h.oe
liri'ii iiniile or tub nil In the iiilslnil ui'inly .mil
Kl.lte In or .ItlVU l.nnU or h'lirnuiiU in the
niw county To novent lingem .'ni.l lonniilini'ii
oi IioimislH from solleltlnif or ii-cehlPK lule
ami lo punUli any uion who nuy niter lo I i i 1 .
the tame, Aiithorhdnu' turn iniiii.iihi" b In
come lioniUnun tor llnum- ilealciv. I!ipe.dlii' lie
art of I'eliriiaiy I", S-,", i.,. w n the lei- nf
uninty aiiilltori hi 1'iKe imini.
VALLEY TRANSIT STOCK
TO BE INCREASED.
lly i:.uli;he Wire fioin V'- Aoi'l.ilei Print.
Tli Moll, Mjv 'J.- Tlie LaitaxMiiina .nil Win
liiin;; Valley ll.iiii Tuu-il ionii.ni. illul iiur
In the Male iliiiltliniil inilir in,ir.i,iii II.. iai
ilal (ioiii it..','viUHii lo "sl.iMm.um.
The Pugs Beleased.
11 llstilmbe Wire finm 'llrn Av.niiale.1 l'ici.
Umilon, Jljy !!, -"Jail." Itoheil-, llie inuilul,
anil the ullier men juil-hI o( inaiiilauuhU'r a
a ifiill o( llie death o( "lllllv" Sniltli, wlei rtU
fatally lujuuil ut the Nallcnit .-.,n t iii-i i lob,
April --', "lie ln'Iil lor tlli.l at Hi' How Mlii'l
polieu iouii loilay nlnl wile ielcaeil on llnlr
own lecouiiianiv. ilio nuiti-liale. Mi I'uliUUil
l.iiihlnKloii, aalil lie oa) uolhlui: in ililiiiulh
the loutprl (ioiii un cnliii.ii.i nl.r li;iii.
Booker Washington's Appointment.
fly i:iiilve Whe Mini The A-oci4lril I'li-i".
Cliarlt'Ktoii, S, '., Mj .'. -Hooker V. Wad"
Inu'loii, Iki4 Ik in plaivil j' ihe lu-.il ol lie in' .'i ii
ilcpailiueut "I llie Soulli Carolina iiiU'l.lalo Jlul
Vet hiiliau i'oilion, v.lilili ia lo upvu liele
un IK'ieiuliir 1 uvM.-
TIIE NEWS THIS BI0RNINS.
Weather Indications To Jy: I
rain: Lowen tempbhature. I
1 lcner.il President McKlnlcy In the Cimcmt
llepottoil ll.tllle lli'turrii lliK.l.un ml
Piulliumnt l'.U'itril llirr Coal Duly.
Work ot the State I.eRl.'latuii1.
2 General Cailiomlale Dcpaitimnt.
;i Loral Selectman Olbcr Cieatra a Seniillon.
Indge Carpenter's V'lrat Opinion,
llowllns; Season clo'e.
Note nnJ Coninient.
S boonl-Hf Sheriff llctilnscii Kl.rbil Mayor,
Sollellor Watson's New License Tioc Slea.nire.
ltcque.-bi nf the .Maclillil.'l'i.
0 Local Y"t Hcianlon ami Siilnnlnn.
7 Cenetal XotlliiliTi lVmiyh.iiiliu
I'lnanelal and Coniiiipicial.
S (.oral -Iinlintlial and Imbor.
DOVER SHOP MEN
OUT ON A STRIKE
Three Hundred Men Employed by
the Delaware, Lackawanna and
Western Railroad Quit Work.
By rxetuslve Wire fiom The .Wooiateil l're.
Now York. May 2. Three hundred
men employed by tho Delaware, Lack
awanna and Western railroad, In the
cripple shops at Dover, N. .1., left their
work this afternoon. Superintendent
MelConna had suspended one of the
men for six days us a punishment for
staying away from work without per
mission. Tile other men sent a committee to
day to ask for his reinstatement. The
superintendent told the committee that
tlie rouuest could only be granted by
Superintendent Cnnllehl at Soranton,
and the strike followed.
The Suspicion That He Is Respon
sible for the Drowning of His
Pour Children Is Confirmed.
fly I'uliHivs Wire (roni The A-uorialeil Pros.
St. Paul. My ". A. partial couilrma
tion of the police suspicion that AVil
lium Uosenlleld drowned his four chil
dren and himself one week ago in tlie
Mississippi river was obtained today
when the body of the H-ycar-old TJoson
lield boy was taken from the river
near Fort Snelling.
The four Itosenficlil children sup
posed to have been hurled over the
Marshal avenue bridge by their father
wore: Joseph, 9 years; Alary, 7 years;
William, 1 years, and Samuel, a years.
The father is supposed to have com
mitted suicide by also throwing him
self over the bridge. Their disappear
ance one week ago last night was an
unsolved mystery until today when
a watchman found the body of the
boy floating in tho .Mississippi. The
search for tbe other bodies will .be
Hosenlleld had for some time been
separated from his wife who had been
living In Minneapolis, while P.osenlleld
lived in St. Paul. A week ago he hired
a carriage and got his children from
the relatives who were keeping them.
ITe tried to prevail on his wife to
accompany them, hut she refused.
The next morning the horse was found
near the Marshall avenue bridge, all
trace of the occupants of the carriage
having disappeared until today.
MR. MORGAN OWNS
A Deal by Which the Combine Gets
Control of Ohio Coal Interests.
By Kxeluiive Wire (loin 'Ihe Associated Pre.
Columbus, O,, May -'.A special from
Athens, O,, says: "Krom an author
ity which' seems Indisputable, there
comes the information tliut almost the
entire coal Industry of tho Hocking
and Sunday Creek valleys will count
under the management of the gigantic-
combination of capital of which J.
1'. Morgan Is the head.
"According to (he Information It Is
tho Intention of the sy;ideatL to get
control of all llie mines now In opera
tion and to sectlie as many acres as
possible of undeveloped coal lands,
This deal will practically Include all
tho con I lands and mines lu the three
counties of Alliens, Perry and Hook
lug. "i.'onservativt'Iy estimating the
amount of the ileal it can bo approxi
mately placed at fiom seven lo ten
Thousands Swarm About the Indian
Reservations Soon to Be Opened,
lly i:clinbe Wire from I'lie Asforiateil Pi'f.-s.
Mouiitalnvlew, Okla., May 2. Thous
and of people are pouring Into South
western Oklahoma and camping in and
air. nt Kl'iwa, ('omuiaiiohe and Apache
and Wichita Indian reservations for
the opening scheduled for some tluie
ill August. It will be possible for tho
government to hno the land ready for
settlement mm h sooner ihnu August
ii. the last day on which ihe laud may
The law logiilaiing llie opening does
not li'illll'e any notice to be given, Ut
ile attention is given to the order to
keep out of the reservation, ami cov
ered wagons and louts may In' seen
fjolll almost every hillside.
Starvation and Typhus.
lly Kiiliisive Wire fiom The Avmiatnl I'tvji,
si. 'i'leiliini!, Ma '. M.nv.,liou and lyplnu
ale In. icarlliK .1111011'.: Ihe lillauc ,pulallnii ot
It. ..il.llilj. Seti'l.l I'll t lit. nt llie I'JIIIH'I. o
lljl ili-lllil line lii-l .ill llieli h"iM.- ami h.ne
tin eci l"l the hpliui: 'nvliu.
Killed by Lightning,
fly I'.ulinbe Will' limn The imIiIii1 Iim.
WilKei-ltaiie. May i. .cure lain loini ie.
ioni..mi'il 1 ln'.n thiiuilei ll-ileil llie W.wi
mfiiu villi' lid- dftwi'oou. JoJjii sIiUi'i, .1 fain
l.,ni. I u.i -a 1 in I. lo liUtulii',' at Wyoming ami
WARM TALK IN
The British Government Is ftr
raianetl in a Discussion of tlie
New Export Goal Tax.
VERNON HARC0URT LEADS
Ho Asserts That the Tax Will Throw
tho Coal Trade Into Chaos and Con
fusion It Is a Most Unbusiness
like Way of Dealing with a Groat
Trade Sir Michael Hicks-Beacb
By tl.tflmlve Wire (10111 TIib Associated Vrtn.
London, Jlay L There was a largo
attendance in the house of commons'
today In anticipation of the discussion
of the new export tax on coal, but
other matters occupied the time of
the house nnd those In attendance had
to wait until nearly il o'clock for thu
beginning of thu debate. Sir William.
Vorrion-Huroourt (Liberal) led with a,,
severe, almost violent arraignment of
the government. Iln said the ' tax
would throw (ho coal trade into chaos
and. contusion. It recklessly disre
garded existing contracts and was a
most unbuslness like way of dealing
with 11 great trade. It wast an extra
ordinary and vexatious piece of bung
ling. It was nonsense to say that tho
foreigner would pay the tax because
he would not do without coal. The
government of Ttuly had answered
1 hat plea by taking coal from Ami""
ca Instead of this country. The tram;
of France was equally divided between
tills country, Germany and Belgium.
The chancellor of the exchequer. Sir
Michael Hlcks-noach, interrupting,
said: "We are beating the others."
"Then go on beating them," said Sir
William Yernon-'llnroourt, "why throw
a shilling Into the scale against this
Sir William contended that It was
class legislation and that the , tax
would ultimately come out of the
The chancellor of the exchequer ad
mitted that the tax, like every tax, was
an obstruction on trade. The real
question was. Could tlie export trade
In coal bear the tax? It could. Eng
lish coal was of so good a ounllty,
there was much of It and it could not
be got in any other country. Thus
to a. large extent it was free from
Tho chancellor submitted mosses of
statistics, which ho summarized, show
ing 2ij,U00,00O tons wore mined In lfMO,
on which, after deducting .C1S.000.OOt
In wages more than In 1S97, left tho
coal owners a net prodt of 29,000,000
on a. capital of 1:0,000,000. ne hail
some difficulty in keeping' his patience
when deputations talked to him about
the unprofitable condition of trade, lie
bad not proposed the tax for merely
one year, and It would be on those who
were able to bear It.
As to the competition of the United
States, Sir Michael HICks-Beach said:
"Last year the price of our coal at
the port of export rose very much
higher than the price of coal in tho
United States, but in spite of that our
export of coal wus 3S,000,000 tons, or
oV'OO.OOO tons more than tho previous
year. The ITnlted States exported a.
little over Hi.000,000 tons; If the United
States could not compete when thu
price of our coal was very high, It
would be absolutely impossible for
them to compete when the price of our
coal was low."
NOME ARGONAUTS MISSING.
Two Hundred Said to Have Berishei?
During the Winter Stampedes.
Dy Kxrlusivi' Wiro from The Associated Pies'.
Fort Townsend, Wash., Mny 2. IT.
T. lU-od and V. F. Dyer arrived from
the north today on the steamship Vic
torian, having left Nome; on Feb. I.
and made, the trip up the river (2,000
miles) In dog sleds In tifty-two days.
The travellers report that about 200
men who Joined stampedes during the
winter to scenes of jeported .strikes
are missing' and some frozen bodies
have been found. They report rich
strikes lu tho Klnksoek country and
tho milestone district. Ootdpuu and
Adler creeks, In tho latter district, have
yielded from lit'ty cents to $13 to tho
Seal tie, May 2. Nome papers of Feb.
20, received In this city, state that
lienjatnin T. Miller, formerly of this
city, and Pinnies K, Clay, brother ot
the state district attorney of this city,
were frozen in tho recent bllnzard In
tho Nome region, .Miller was recor
der for tint Agiapuk district and Oay
twas United States commissioner for
the Aiotlo district. Guy was lost too
miles Inland from Teller City, Miller
was on tho Agiapuk river with a dog
team and native guides.
Many minor casualties are repotted,
- . .
School Ship Saratoga Returns.
lly I'm lu-Uo Wlu fiom The .Wavlateil Piess.
!'jiil.n!eliiia, M.iv -'.The Peine Ivani.i H'lill
rlilp aialo'.-a, ami a unl.-e in Wot hi'lini
wairi ioi- mm 11 months arrheil at the Pell
wain llieaLiiaiu at ::..: uMoik lliii afternoon
She Mill luuiird In lliii ill' at nine.
East River Bridge Contract.
By Eicliuive Wire fiom The oclte.l l'rei.
New ntV. Ma (. 'llie Vew York llJt libel
limine (oininivnoniT lhi ulternoon awaiileil II"
iui.li.nt lor llie oliii iiiiiii-loii un the lal'lRe la
Ilio I'i 1111-J l.iula stii'l iunii4ii Their bid w'i
-f-f-f4-f -f 4'4--f
Waalilnutoii. Jla.v 'J.- t'oieiait for ejt
.111 IVuiv- Iv.ini.i : Haiti lolloueil by fair
I'li'liy. with lower iiinpiraliire in north
ern anil ui-H'lli poll). hi.-; Salmilay fair,
olilei in '.ntli., i"itl.'i'.: Inl-k .vmili-
ut'ttul.v wiiiut, I'iii. niiii;: iiorlliwejlcil
?-r x& A & "'