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SCRANTOX, PA., TIUKSDAV MORNING, .JLNK Vh 1901.
Cuban Constitutional Convention
Decides the Question bu a
Vote ot 16 to II.
THE VOTE IS TAKEN
Senores Tnmayo, Villundns nnd Que
sada Submit the Piatt Amend
ment ns Passed by Congress and
Recommend That It Be Accepted
and Hade nn Appendix to the Con
stitution Senor Ferrero Votes with
the Conservatives Two of the Ob
jectors Absent A Commission Will
Be Appointed to Draw Up the
fit i.uliii-h" Wiic fr.m The .Woii.iled l'rr.
I f:i vjiiia. Juno .'. Thf C'iil)iin cun
Kitiiitli.mil convention today adopted
tile 1'lntt ninctidcmcnt by a vote of It!
to II. Tlie lesolullon to accept was
uinied without discussion. Imme
diately after the opening of t ho ses-s-inii.
fcVnnrcs Tniimyo, Vlllundas and
(jiu-sethi. constituting n majority oC
I lie committee on rclsi t ions, submitted
as :i substitute for the committee's
foi nir report, the Piatt amendment as
pass-nil by congress, recommending
thai it tie accepted and made an ap
pendix to the constitution.
Sonnies Rivera, Coneoso, (Jenera
nnd Rohan weie absent. The bitter
i" oteil against acceptance in the
pi e ions division. Senor Kcrrero
voted with the conservatives, explain
ing hi.- dumae of attitude liy assert
ing: Hint he believed acceptance would
be Hie best solution of the problem.
The convention will now appoint a
cnmiiiis: Ion to diaw up tin; electoral
Satisfaction at "Washington.
Washington. .Inn" V.'.Tlio news of
II. e .nioption of th Pl.itt amendment
by tl- Ciibaii constitutioniil conven
tion was received with genuine giati
ticatiou here. The administration of
llclals all along have felt conlident
that lis ratilicatlon would he necoin
plishotl whin the Cubans re.illned that
this govr inment was llrni In its atti
tude rcsin-dlmr the amendment, and
that its acceptance would be necessary
befoie t ti I'nlted States would con
sent to withdiaw Its supervision fiom
.'ow Hint the Cubans have demon
str.iid tlieir good faith In the United
Stales It Is expected that a fnlily
speedy evacuation of the island will
follow, contingent only upon the 'es
tablishment of a stable government
in the Island, .lust to wiui extent
Ihc t'niied States will require practl
i.il evidence of this fact Is nut tlo
tlnltely known, but the otllelals here
think that such steps should be taken
by the Cubans as will demonstrate,
their ability o maintain older and
peace, so that the interests of all the
people, native and foreign, shall be
All elfectlve pullio force, and other
censures necessary to the piosorvn
ttou of sood order and snnlliitlon ale
i nisldered essential pre-requisites In
ibe foimatioi) of the new government.
The more physical question of the
withdrawal of the American military
fiom the Island Is an easy one, and
mi be accomplished without inucli
One cabinet officer, speaking of the
matter tonight, expressed the opinion
that if the other requirements ,niti
lie I, our Mhdraunl must be iiceoin-plli-hcd
iluriiifr the summer, so that
Cuban independence must he a reality
by nexi aiitiiinn.
licnoral AVood tonight coinmunlcateil
to the war department nfllclnliy the
fact that the aiueiidment hail been
Mr. Root's Opinion,
Ihlffalo, June 12. Secretary of War
Kllhu Root was .shown the Associated
Press dispatch from Havana to-night
announcing the ailoptlun of tlie Piatt
MiK'iidineiit by the Cuban convention.
'If the Cuban convention has adopt
ed the Piatt amendment it has don
the wisest and most patriotic thing for
"It means the independence 0r pui,a
and all that Is best and freest In Cuba
will bo backed by all that Is best in
the I'nlted States."
LAUR WILL FIGHT TRUSTS.
Former French Depiity Fears the
American Steel Company.
lly r.uliuhc Wire liom 'Ihc Av,ejclaled l'n.
Paris, Juno 1'.'. Francois i.nur, a
runner deputy, deposited In the chum
ber of deputies to-day the petition
calling attention to the American
steel trust, which l.aur claims threat
t ns the disorganization of the French
metal linbynry. The pctltll.ici- sug
gests us reprisals an Inurcase in the
duties on American steel products and
especially machine tolls. The petition
will be referied to the petitions com
mittee. SI. r.uur proposed to visit the I'nlted
.States next year to study trusts. Af
ter Hint ho wilt he a candidate for re
election to the chamber of deputies at
the general elections of l!i02. Ills sole
programme will be an anti-trust war.
SI. Lain- some time ago nttaeked tho
Standard Oil company's operations in
France. The company sued him and
won the day.
EIGHTEEN STREET RAILWAYS.
Receive Charters from the State
Department at Harrisburg.
Ity l'i'lulw Wire ftom The Anciated I'rr".
llarrlsburg. Juno 12. Charters wore
granted today by the state department
to eighteen street railway companies
under the Foeht and Kniory rapid tran
All the corporations are located In
Allegheny county. The Incorporators
are the same, as follows: W. J. Ber
ryman, Pittsburg; C. F, Thompson,
Charlerni; C J. Slarsh, F. SI. Ross,
L. CI. "Woods, Pittsburg.
A charter was also granted to the
Pottstown Traction company, of
Potlstown. to build twenty-one miles
of road in tho borough of Pottstown
and vicinity. The company Is capital
ized at SIKU.OflO. Oeorgo M. Stalsberger.
of Pottstown, is president of the con
corn. The directors are Jacob C. Sot
tor, J. Allen tlealy, Calvin Fegely and
S. It. Frldy. of Pottstown. An appli
cation for a charter has been Hied by
the Schuylkill Traction company for
a charter to cover practically the same
territory covered by the Pottstown
company's papers, but has not yet
been noted upon.
JUMPS THE TRACK
Two Men Killed and Three Injured
in an Accident at Paint Creek
Bridge Near Johnstown.
Ity Inclusive Wiir fimn The Avotiatrd PrcM.
Johnstown, Pa.. June 12. Two men
are dead and three Injured as the re
sult of an accident at the Paint
deck bridge of the Windber extension
of the Johnstown Passenger Railway
company, this morning. A dinkey en
gine, iij-pd in construction work,
.lumped the track and cut one man in
two, mangled a second so badly that
he died shortly after being brought
to tlie Memorial hospital, In this city,
and hurt two others.
The dead are: Domlnlck l.eander,
aged :r. years: Cosnii Fcciferri, aged
about 21 years.
The Injured- Cosinl Dnrb-ls. aged
.14 year, and two others, names not
The men aie all Italians and were
employed by the contractors of Hie
load. T.eandrr was a foreman of a
gciig of Italians, while the oilier vic
tims weie laborers.
The New Sea Fighter, the Illinois,
Lowers the Record for
lly Pulti'dic Who finiii I'hc A-oclaled I'm.
lioston, June 12. With the proud
distinction of being tlie fastest battle
ship In America and the speediest of
her class In tlie world, the new sea
tighter Illinois lies at anchor in Presi
dents rouds to-night, after a most suc
cessful trial. Over the government
course from Cape Ann to Cape Por
poise and return, a distance of sixty
six nautical miles, she raced to-day
under the watchful eyes of I'nlted
States naval representatives, ami es
tablished a new lecord by maintaining
an average speed of l","l knots for
four consecutive hours. Not only did
ho demonstrate that she was faster
than any warship of her sle a Moat,
but she proved her ability to turn upon
an enemy with extraordinary quick
ness by describing a coiupleie eirelo
within Ilnfi yards, or little more than
twice her length, In tluee minutes and
ten seconds, while ploughing through
the sea at full speed.
Steadiness and reserve power char
acterized the performance of tlie ship
throughout the severe test. The work
of her engines was smooth and even,
and the records of the day showed but
one-tenth of a knot difference In speed
between the northern run and the re
turn. The machinery easily met every
requirement and not tin accident of
any kind marred the success of the
Il.i I.U'liniw W'Iip fiom 'flm .Undated I'iph.
IIiiWjiiu;, .bine r.'.C'luitris "'itc b-ui'l la
thy i the iUlii dfp.lillm'nt la tin' following,'
iuiioulin.! Tin' lliTJld IW J0f.ialnn,
lluhivtialc; opiul. i,li. liitriiuoiia I'mii
iiullc PjcUhs couip iii.v , Scijihom; capital, J,ioi.
Tin" TiHu'Vii Mountain Mlniii'," jiiU MiU'ltin? coin
pony, llniiliiiBiloiii i'Uiltal, t-,nitl. Tlie People's
ice iiniiany, llanl.-lniii;; tapltdl, fij.tAO. 'llio
IMlonl4 Water lOiup.iny, L'iot fori., Potter
county; capital, f.ymo. Alliance Water com
pany, ('al.iaiifiiaj capital, ftj.iKai. The HweMor
KnltlinK Machine Maniitacluiliij company, Al.
Iruioivni lanital, I0).WX).
Ily Kxcl'whe Wlic fiom The Aioelatisl l're.
1'iinceton, ,V. )., June li Tuiilglit Hie eon
iliullni; i'erclrr of comment ement week at
I'liueeton, Incliiillni; th? vlugtiitf of tlio eenlori
on the ktips ol j.-iii lull ami Hip palns; of tlie
toxlnc cup to each incnibcr of the ill.". Alter
the time' honored iiHtoin, the wiiior bctulics were
lir.ineil en tin- liUtoric comiiiioil
Fourteen Which Were Introduced
Monday Have Passed.
fly HxcIikIvo Wire from TIip AMnclatnl l'rr
riilladelphlu, June 12. Fourtceit
rapid transit ordinances, which were
Introduced In councils Stolidity, were
tonight passed by both select and
common branches. Thirteen of the
bills grant franchises to street rail
way companies and tho remaining one
revokes all privileges previously
grnnted to companies which failed to
take advantage of them within the
time set. by ordinances, f-ust week
several new bills were rushed thtough
the stuto legislature at Ilarrlsburg,
permitting the chartering of new com
panies for the purpose of construct
ing elevnted. underground and sur
face railways, provided the consent of
the municipality was secured. These
bills were almost Immediately signed
by Governor Stone. The ordinances
Introduced In councils here Monday
were referred to the proper committee,
and after being printed were favorably
recommended to councils. both
branches of which held afternoon and
night sessions In order to pass thin.
Several amendments were offered
providing for three cent fares, but
they were voted down. Among tho.
communications read in common coun
cil was a telegram front Xevv York
signed by A. L. Johnson, In which he
lepealed his offer to furnish three cent
fates and fret; transfers, and announc
ing thut the hasty meeting of coun
cils hail prevented him from present
ing ordinance;;, but that he would In
troduce thfin as soon as possible.
The bills passed today, though
granting franchises to thirteen differ
ent companies, are in tho Interest of
two principal companies the surface
railway company and the elevated
General Shaftev and Colonel Maus,
Inspector General of the De
partment of California,
By I'-xcIiijUp Wire fiom The Aniatcil I'rest.
San Francisco, June 12. General
Shafter and Colonel Slaus, inspector
general ot the department of Califor
nia, and the federal grand jury, arc in
vestigating the many reports of fraud
committed in. the commissary branch
of the army service hi this city. That
the reports seem to be based on some
thing more substantial than Idle rumor,
I evidenced by the disclosures follow
ing the arrest of I.ewN Abraham &
Sons, dealers In second hand clothing.
The extent of the alleged frauds has
not been determined. For months past
vm ions stores about the city have been
exhibiting signs "government goods
for sale here," and advertisements
have even been crowded into Hie daily
Inspector Slaus and a number of lo
cal detectives began some days ago
the .investigation which resulted in
the arrest of Abrahams anil his son,
George, or buying and selling" govern
ment supplies. Their examination has
been set for next Tuesday afternoon.
Their bail was fixed at J.'.OOO. lioth
Abrahams and his sou deny the charge,
but a second hand dealer. Jacob Stove
ler, states that Abrahams sold hi in
twenty pairs of army shoes.
Three big wagon loads of gootls, prin
cipally clothing and shoes, have al
ready been taken to the hall of justice
and In every case the men from whom
they were secured have admitted buy
ing the goods from Abrahams und his
Ijiite this afternoon Captain Seymour
stilted that the government officers had
discovered large quantities of goods
stolen from the government. The
goods were stored in n warehouse
south of .Market street. The property
consisted of all kinds of military sup
plies. Captain Seymour would not glvs
the address of the warehouse.
Sentenced to Fifteen Years for Mur
dering His Stepmother.
Ily Kxeliiolve Wlic fiom The Associated t'n--.
Baltimore, June 12. William (lleim
Taylor, of Washington, D, i, was to
day convicted of tho minder of his
stop-mother and sentenced to serve
fifteen years in tho penitentiary. Tay
lor's wife fainted when the verdict
The crime was committed on March
II last, anil was the result of Taylor's
dissatisfaction over the manner In
which Ids father spent his money on
the woman. The couple had come to
Italllinoie on n visit and Taylor, fol
lowing them, sought them at their
lodging house and killed his victim
almost without a preliminary word.
Testimony showing that ho was men
tally weak, Induced the jury to ren
der a verdict of murder in the second
FRESH FOREIGN TOPICS.
By Kxoliiahe Wire fiom The Associated I'icm.
llrtiNielii, .lime- 1 -'.-. l i . Ilolli.i, will' of Com.
numJanl (1tnei.il Iambi Ilolli.i .tiiht'd lieie lodty,
Sin mi leceivetl it t Ihe lallnuy tatlon liy Dr.
Ilonir, .luno 12. The pope today ricel.nl in
.iiiiIIi'iicp Jlitr. O'Connell, the liUhop of I'oi tlu.nl,
lieilln, .bine 12. The I in man siiver-inient U
tjisonUiinr In tin lllilne prnvhues a Inrte r.vpe.
til lion of dial inlneit, "ho will ko In Mini Ttru
wl.ee peact h.i hern ic-loieil In ( liln.i. n h
miner Joining tlie expedition plethie to tender It
hi-ivlci'.i in the iinius for Ihe yc.iu.
Preference for Yerkes.
Ily i:icliilve Who (tout Tlie AwRlalcd Pic?
Alloona, June 12. At a (.pedal meeting railed
for the purpose Ihe lllalr County pemociadc
iiofiatioii adopted .1 irviliitioii epic.-.. in;; pief
nemo for .Indue Ihrnian Voikej, of IliuW county,
to till tin- vacuity in ihe Mipienie onil of I'cim
MhjnU iaucd by I he death of -In. the lltiily
II. Otcen, of i:alon, and pletlslnij llio llemoctiicy
of lllalr toiiiity lowanl kruirlnt; the Pemuctatic
nomination for Judc Yirke.
Drowned in a Canal,
By Ku'lnsitr Wira fiom The Atncialril I're.
Ilaitl-liiiii:. Juno l.'.-l'luiloj Iteldlln'jrr, asetl
11 years, while hiviimnlni; In Ihc Piling Ivanla
canal today in lhl illy a seized wllii cuiiips
CAPTAIN HERLIHY HELD.
Tho King of the Rod Light District
Is Under Ball.
Ily l!ululre Wlu fiom The. Awoclatttl l'ir.
New York, June 12. Police I'aptuln
John 1). Ilerllhy was formally held
'"lal In tho court of special ses
sions lu Jt.fii'O ball today by Magis
trate Cornell, lu the Harlem police
court. lki!l was furnished at once.
The charge Is alleged neglect of duty
In permitting vice to exist In the
Kldrldgo street precinct, known as the
"lied IJght" district, when the enp
tnlu was In command there last jear.
The action of the magistrate grew out
of charges that were made against
Captain Horllhy by the llev. Sir. Pad
dock, of the pro-cathedral, before the
old police board, which acquitted the
IN PORT ROYAL MINES
Tom Gleason, the Pit Boss, nt the
Inquest Says the Man Respon
sible Is Still in the Mine.
By r.clnsiip Wiie front The Ast-ocinti'd l'rw.
'West Xewton. June 1L'. Another ex
plosion took place In the Port "Royal
mines at 1 o'clock this afternoon in No.
i shaft. It sent up a whirlwind of
oil, dust und smoke mid proved conclu
sively that the gas is still active in
tho mines. It will probably be toinor
low afternoon before the mine inspec
tors can get together for the purpose
of deciding as to the advisability of
making another attempt to recover the
dead hi the mine before Hooding It.
Coroner Wynne, of Westmoreland
county, commenced an Inquiry Into
the cause of tho disaster at this place
this afternoon. Only two witnesses
were examined when adjournment wan
taken until tomorrow. The Inquest
will probably occupy several days as
the jury, which Is composed of well
known business men, seems deter
mined to get at the cause of the dis
aster if it can be learned.
Tom tileason, pit boss, in his testi
mony at the inquest, said the man re
sponsible for the explosion Is still In
the mine. Ilo testified that ho had
put up a, danger signal which Assistant
Pit Boss Hadley tore down and told
the mull all was safe. The explosion
followed a short time afterward. Glea
son promised to have nt the Inquest
tomorrow two witnesses to corrobor
ate his statement.
Rev. Father Carroll of Sinitliton, in
sists that some of the men in the burn
ing mine are yet alive and asked to
night that he. be. permitted to lend a
"I have four experienced miners from
the coke regions," lie said, "who will
go Into the shaft with me, 1 will go
one hundred yards ahead ami will
bring out the men alive or dead."
Some one spoke of reniovlf .' the
plugs lu the river bed and lettl g 'the
water into the mine.
"That would be wrong," said Father
Carroll, "at least until the mine has
been closed seven days."
Father Carroll has offered a reward
of $L',()ni) to any party that will recover
the bodies In the mine or rescue tlie
entombed men alive.
Tlie mine authorities have advised
Father Carroll against going into tho
RIOTING AT ROCHESTER.
A Thousand Men Drive Away Labor
ers at Work ou the Streets
Mayor in Sympathy.
By Kxcliidte Wire from The .Vso ialed 1'u-i.
Rochester, X. Y., June 1, Rioting
of the striking street and building la
borers anil llieir sympathizers was re
sumed this morning. A thousand men
in ugly mood marched onto Portland
avenue, where a macadam pavement Is
being laid, and with sticks und stones
drove away the men and teams em
ployed. It was with ditllctilty that .i
bicycle squad of fifteen policemen and
an equal number brought by a patrol
wagon, drove off the strikers, who pro
t ceded to other Jobs, followed by the
big police detail.
Later lu the day the mob visited the
cltv hall and the leaders waited on
Slayor C'lirnahan, who expressed his
sympathy and promised to use his best
e'nileavois with the contractors to ter
minate the strike.
NEWPORT NEWS STRIKE.
Trouble at Shipyard Has Reached a
Critical Stage Uncomfortable
Feeling' in Business Circles.
lly Kuludie Wile ftoni The A-.ucl.itfd Ties
Newport News, Vn., June 13. The
strike situation at the Newport News
shipbuilding yards has reached a criti
cal stage. In addition to the striking
machinists, about fifii) in number, two
hundred skilled men from the elec
trical, plumbing find pipe titling de
partments were laid of yesterday. To
day ISO ninie, chiefly laborers, were
laid oil". Ill each case action was due
to the Inlerfcrenut ill the progress of
Ihe work of Ihe departments by the
It Is stated that other departments
will be laid otf as rapidly as they finish
tliolr work aheud of the machinists
and can ! no more without the aid of
the machine shops.
As the city Is largely dependent
upon tho V.10 men at the yard tlin
feeling lu business circles Is iinconi.
Jortiible In the highest degree. At the
present rate the yard will close down
in a week or ten days, unless there Is
Henry Luboucheie Fined.
By Uicltuhe Who from Tho Associated I'icm.
London, .lime 12. Henry Labouehere va, lined
f.f) pound, ami it-1 ill the Kind's lirmli louit
today for toiitrnipt of tottrt in coniinrntlni; on
:i mo uhUli at the time Mill nh Jtidlie.
CoiniM'l for the plalnllif wan led Mr. I.jbou. )u-ie
and llotace Vottlcii, editor of Titith, lo he hit
prboiird, but .I'MiiCi Urine ami I'hillinioic
thtiixht lh.lt a line and to..! aisalnU Lioth de.
fj!4ntrf uoill.l llltll.
First Address Before Convention at
Boston Is Delivered bu indue
S. P. Spencer.
REPORT OF COMMITTEE
Statistics Showing the Increase of
tho Y. M. C. A. Institutions
Throughout theLand Large Gains
in tho Cities but the Country As
sociations Are Not Well Supported.
Rov. Dr. Theodore L. Cuyler Sends
an Outline of His Address Solo
gates From European National
Unions Are Presented.
By Kidmivp Wire from The Awoilalnl l're'.
Boston, June 13. The work of the
International Jubilee convention of the
Young iMcn's Christian association,
which began yesterday, was In full
swing In all Its brandies to-day. The
presentation of Y. M. C. A. problems
and of subjects bearing on the prog
ress of the work of fifty years was the
main featnie of to-day's programme.
The day opened with the praise ser
vice. The first address of the day was
given by Judge Selden P. Spencer, of
St. l.ouls, who spoke on the subject
"The .Lessons of Fifty Years of Y. M.
C. A, Work." He pointed out the fact
that wherever men are and can be
reached us a clnss there Is tho place
for association work. Judge Spence
was followed by "Herbert K. Ames, ot
Montreal, who spoke on "The Contri
bution of the Young .Men's Christian
Association Towards the Solution of
Mr. Ames said tlmtsjdie phase of the
question which lay nearest his own
personal experience was the contribu
tion which the Young Men's Christian
association might render by assisting
the movement for the betterment of
The biennial report of tlie interna
tional committee and the general sec
letary of the committee, Richard t
Morse, was read. It, follows:
Heport of International Committee.
Tho rcjiurt ot the InteinalioiiHl lomtniltee
o.in. whh a '.uinin.iiy which .show., anion.?
oilier Ihinijs, that up In WOT (heie weie 1,176
nvtodatioiih, of which l,.':.1l icpoited an atfRie.
g.id- rii- iiilirr-ti i , tit' 'Ji:!,!". The tol.ll net
pioperty, coii-dtling of hnililint,".;. teal enl.itt- nnd
liiiMellanetiiis pioperly, w.i.-t .' 1, 7 1 B, I lii. The re
In Hit: Kieater cities, uf tin- continent, wheio
the Ainetican Youiio; Men's Christian not ialion
oiiKin.ited. they have gtonn steadily in i ctigtli
and iiseftilucM drains iheir Hist half tenliny.
'Ihi! decopment ha liron in many direction',
among cleikit and lnechanii-.', among Mudeiit.-i and
lailio.itl men. in the army and nac.v. anion?
yoiintr men ol Ihe inloietl laic, nnd unions other
cl.ts-e-; no in the phyMeal, ftltic.ttimi.il and ie
ligionij dcpjrtinenU of the lndi idit.il n.wtcia-tit.n--.
Ill slionir contiait with IliU eily aoilallnn
Kinivtli we tlKiiiver an npp.ut ntly opptoiie tend
enty to decline antl love in Minn- of Ihe tin.illtr
cities of too thoiiaand population and le.s-., ami
in the iintnliy neiglihoihnoiN generally. Not
les ihnn oiif linnilittl aMc!aliont ait- oik.hi
icd e.iclt 3c.ir, and a somewhat I.iikci' nntnher
Ko util of eUlt-iice, bo that thitint? the p.i'l tile
.t.its iiftuchttloiH in our pinttll town hate
kIi'iuii a net Iom ot about tu.r inmdteil.
In coiinier.lclion ol llih teml.-n",'.' to tleclo'e,
two ibwinic foitcH aie ncilicly hi work, set
ti.il Stale cotnniilttiA ltau etatilished epeti-
incntal otK.iiil.Uioii'. in Milages and cottntiy
pl.ncs miller oilier title, Ktich a 'ccllon-" or
"h.iluN," C'otinly oiKaniatimis li.lvc nNn hecn
lot nifil in M'U'i.il Muttri, tinder iiileinationil and
.si.tle le.nler-hip, anil aie (.lowly :is.iiminc; a
dellnite, pcinunent form, proitiotini; and petpln.
ntint; wml: for ,1011111? men in IIIJKf and ittral
ili-lritH in 11 leiy eiicuiir.iuinn way.
Penally f iti ti.-ali t with the gli.'.v. I li ot the lily
nnd cillii r local n.-sui l.ltlnin dtirlii); tin- half ten
Inry haK lietii ihe hteady coiiespoiiillita Kioulh
in clent and cfllt iency of the Amnion autmies
of Mtpenl-ion Ihe Inlernatinnal lnte b.'il, the
hlate antl pioilneial hliitt- IMitl, and the niello
polilan since InS", A rloe Mndy of Ihcle ileitl
ci tnent shows that the auciallon woik lin
proicu-tl only.nlnni,' Ihe lines of ntipeiiion liy
thre aiandc, and lli.ii thu resonue In iiieti .mil
money expended lor their' kiippott iiin-t Ue.p
p.ut' wilh the eipindiline for the local work
it lliic wink Is to mainlaln ilt .slmdy c;ioth.
'I lie unity and naiy wotk u hern Iet-lp"
into 11 permanent depntment, opcialint; In Cnha,
P01I0 lllttt und tlie Philippine Maud-', ami cl.th.
IMtini; iitiity brain hen at points mi this toic
llneiii now pt'iinaiifiitly otcnpled by .ildicis.
'IVciily of such hranehci haie been i'il.ihlh-hfil,
eiljlit of whii It an- under Ihc can- of the cily
a-ociallons In I heir immedlalc liilnily. In
inrsi iiist.iuc -h the army hi.ituli occupies loom
on (,'nt eminent piopeity, asi-nei for its tit-.
Tin- thparlntent of 1all1u.nl woik alone has
finnUlied ocr llfly per cent, of the kiouiIi dur-Inx-
the pant two .tears In tin- lot jl iitintlier ot
as-oriatiims of all kli.iln in .Ninth Ametita, antl
otrr twenty-four perient. of Hit- total Incrca.o
In niemherihip. Of Ihc tw'tnty-ciciht new huihl.
Iiaii th.it lute hern crecltil for tin- railroad tie.
pailinrnt ilurim; this period, eighteen h.ne hern
srinitd as a diicit icsiilt of Ihc inili.tllte ot
your coiinnilleo, all hilt two of the clc'hlccii lie.
ini; tonnrcted with the ijMini plan of otgania.
thin and derclopmcnl.
Tho work of tho committee' eetrtlatits on the
foielgll field lecclletl a decided finpiibt! fiom the
.11 lion and lontiihutions of Ihc Ci.inil U.iplils
tout cut ion, ami dtiiiiit Ihe Lot tun ,eais the
foieo ol foreign MtiftJiicH li-is liecn jiiciea'Cil
f. in cleuii lt twenty, llie new men lining In
Japan, (.'htn.i, Imlla and sotnlt Ameiiia.
'Iheic lt.H Ikcii a maikcd grotsth ol mUionaiy
fi liiol In Ihe home av,otialioita. I pon ihe let'
cigii Held general and Modem deiclopmriit in
liicinlieitlilp, In irllgioiis woik and all other il.
i.ntmenU compaics fitiorahly Willi ileiehipintnU
tipnii Ihe American heme Meld.
'Ihe (hand llapiili conuiilion adopted a ie.-o-h.litm
tlalin that lite woik of the coiniiiltlcc
"demaielj at tnt $IH,e.l0 ariniillv" ---a.i.l so
inin It more a may le called for hy Ihe cMm
ion of tho woik along the lines ahcady author
fctl." The ctpense of Ihc- home woik for Irtii
wai ?jli.liji.ll, and lor U"i. .ltl.7lil i.1. 'Ihe
auny and navy work for mx) was tun led on at
an c.kii.o of $.iO,-J!iS, and lu Innlgtt for tho
pieritt year Is ghily laiger than lids anionnt.
The opcnso was largely covcied hy con! ijhni ions
for this epecille woik.
The lotal hndeet fol the home d pailini'iit foi
llio jcar HJl v.illn for niinithlng out .$p;ti.iW.
'Hi is iiiciioic has hi tn miowty ly the cMtaoi
iliiiatj cpenc 1 ounce, led with (he Jubilee- con
tention ami hy additions to our M'ticuiul f..-cc.
pjiticularly in the dtiuilnunU of tin.- icllglous J
TIIK NEWS THIS MORNING
Weather Indications Today!
LOCAL RAINS PROBABLE,
1 lleneiitl -Cuba Accepts lite Plait Amendment.
.Inlillee (.'onirntlon ot Ihe V, M. C. A.
Work of the Slale Law Makent.
2 fienrriil-railionihik' Pi'i.iilment.
.'1 Sltirj "Tlie Amiii Sltlke."
Nolo and Comment.
5 T.ncal I.ifaynto College) and the fMitcnlloiial
0 t.oral Tilal of Mi, lleillaiipil.
Ilecoriillnir the Aimoiy.
7 Local Many lltlllijiil. N11pll.1l Kvrtits.
CoiintlN ('oniinlltit' IIImu'sis the t.trcnic
S Local Wet Sciiinlnli and Siihtnliati.
U (ienetal N'oilhculPin IVtinsilMiula.
I'iiuiiclal and L'oimnerchil.
Ill Local Inilwd rial ami l.ahot-
ntl the hoys' work-, I'p In llie Hist of .bine,
tlie total eieii-es hue been .i7:l,4',i7, while llio
receipts lime heen f"iS,l,Sil, Tlie aniotint of
pledges rceeicpi! for Ihe h.tlante of Ihe year
is f''l,7(l. This lcaies H.tHit) still lo he ob
tained to inert the expenses of 1MI,
An 1111.1l.vsl1 of the iceeipts of VKM hows that
the receipts fiom a-ocialion weie $in,t::, while
llie balance of lL'll.ia'i was made up limn tner
Tho lieJintei's -lalenienl lot llum hows te.
ceipt, flW.Kl'i: expeiidlliires, ii!:!il.7id. Itcceipls
of Ihe publication ittioiint, y!J,!i'l7 The e.
pontes of this iiccoiint writ- tin saint- as ihc te.
celpK I'or the ive.rk in foreign hind Ihe te
celpts were $.'i,'.i evpcndlliircii, fil'i.oitl.
Tlie jubilee liind of one million dollar', aiiilio:-le-il
by tin; l,it oineiilton, has been .1 little
mini; than half tuliM cibitl, coiitlllioned fur Ihe
1110-t 11. ill upon tin- lot.il amount being raised
cliirimr this juhilec e.t.
The Up v. Dr. Theodore h. Cuyler. or
Xew York, who had been announced
ns the concluding speaker of the morn
ing session, was detained at home by
illness, but ho sent on outline of his
address, which was read by the secre
tary of the convention. Dr. Cuyler
"The single ami supreme aim of as
sociations from Hie start was, ami
must be, to enthrone the Lord Jesus
Christ in the hearts of young men. The
best achievements are the men it has
made. The association is Hie most
splendid example of ,the beauty and
power of loving, working unity lu
Christ that the age has witnessed."
At the afternoon sessions, greetings
from delegates from Furopean no.
tional unions were presented. Several
delegates were attired in the costumes
of their native land.
"The Contribution of the Associa
tion to the Promotion of the Welfare
of the Commercial and Industrial
Classes" was the subject of an address
by Kdwin U Shuey, of Dayton, Ohio.
President G. Stanley Hall, of Clark
university, Worcester, .Mass., followed
with a discussion of the "Contribution
of tho Association to Hie Physical De.
veloptnent of Young Men."
The Chelmsford Mystery the Re
mains of Mr. Wilfred Blondin.
Husband Treated Her Cruelly.
Uy Kulusivi! Wiie from The Assoiiatcil I'll t.
Lawrence, Mass., June 12. Airs.
"Wilfred Klondlii, whose dismembered
body was found at Chelmsford last
Sunday and deutilled today, came here
with her family from Ireland when
she was quite young. Last April,
while on a visit to her sister, who re
sides lieie, she said she had some
trouble with her husband because hf
wanted her to draw her money from
the bunk and go to Cunada to live.
She asked her sister's advice about
this mailer, but her sister told her
to do us she thought best. Later, she
returned to Muslim and was living:
with her husband.
.Mrs. Casey, her sister, from what
Mrs. lllondlri told her. believed lh.it
Hlondln was jealous of her and that
lie treated her cruelly. She soys olso
that he was very penurious, Mrs.
Casey Is of the opinion that the cpiar
rel about going to Canada was re
newed bv the couple, und that .Mrs.
Hlondln left her husband and went
back to Lowell lo seek work, antl
there met Ip'r death.
Mostou, June 1:.'. Investigation here
shows that Wilfred Hlondln, or .1. W.
Mlnuillli, worked as fireman for Forbes,
liayward & Co., here last .September.
A week ago lo-duy It was learned he
began work as night engineer on Al
bany stlt-et. He left his work nl T
o'clock this morning, went to his room
nil Oreen street, packed his trunk and
COMES TO GRIEF
Joseph H. Chlng Is Convicted of
Conspiracy to Alter Returns.
11 Kvlihhe Vine fiom Tin Woiialed Pu-.
Italtlmore, June IS. Joseph II.
Chlng, tho Saint .Mary's county lawyer
who was recently convicted of being
the principal conspirator In the scheme
10 alter Hie federal census returns
from that county, was to-day sen
tenced 10 serve two years In the Mai
nmort) city Jail and to pay a fine of
In overruling Ids million I'or a new
trial Judge .Morris, of tho I'nlted
States court, said the jury could not
have found any other verdict from the
evidence adduced, ('hlng's nilorneys
at once gave notice of an appeal to the
Supreme court of the i'nlied Slates.
The 17. P. Commencement.
Philadelphia, .bine I'.'. The one hiindled ami
foilyiiinllt eomiiil lit fluent of the I niuislly of
I'cnti-.tb.llii.l was In Id today. A."irlaut I nit.-d
Males Allomei (ipncr.il lames II. Peck deliv.
end Ihc toitimemruient otaliou and lam giadiialc-1
Will Christen the Cleveland,
Cleiclaud, .lime li Mli Itiilh. daughter of
Seualor Il.iiiua, l;a accepted an invitation t)
ihrUlcu Ihc aimer ( leu-land, now brluc built
at lljll.r, Me. 'Ihci ( leicUnd, 11 is uudciitood,
will he Uumbcd willdii 4 thoil lime.
IN THE STATE
Bill Appropriating $250,000 to
Erect a Memorial Bulldina at
Gcttusburg Is Passed.
Mr. Hour Opposed to the Gettysburg
Bill Because He Thinks Money
Should Go to Hospitals Eleven
O'clock on Thursdny Is Fixed for
Consideration of Congressional Ap
lly Kxrliislte U'lte front Tin- A'soeiuteil I'res.
llarrlsburg, June 1". The bill appro
printing Jll.'iii.Oon to erect a memorial
building on the (lettysburg battlefield,
in memory of the volunteer soltllers,
sailors and marines from Pennsylvania
who participated lu the civil war. pass
ed dually In the house by ion to .".!.
-Mr. llaag, Democrat, of Schuylkill, op
posed the bill because he believed ttie
money should be applied to the private
hospitals. Mr. Voorhees. Republican,
or 1'hllndclphiu, said the Democrats
were always against the Union sol
diers and called upon the Republicans
to vote feu- the bill. The votes against
It were cast by Democrats and anti
A resolution was reported from the
rules committee mid adopted lixllig II
o'clock Thursdny morning for consid
eration of the senate congressional ap
portionment bill on third reading and
Appropriation Bills Passed Finally
Wllllnmsport hospital. $n.000: compil
ing and publishing the laws of Hie
province antl commonwealth of Penn
sylvania, $9,000; home for children,
Pottsvllle, $2,0011; Western Pennsylva
nia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb,
!H,iU0; St. Agnes hospital. 510.000;
drove City college, Jli.-.OOO; St. Chris
topher's hospital. Philadelphia. 1,
000; Washington hospital, $18,000: York
hospital, $IS,000; l-ock Haven hospi
tal, $10,000; Kane hospital, $12,000; ttob
ert Packer hospital, $2,'.,000; Philadel
phia Orthopedic hospital, $6,000; Chil
dren's Industrial home, llarrlsburg,
$1,000; Johnstown hospital, $40,000;
Todd hospital, Carlisle, $2,000; Aliulri'.
home. New Castle, $2,000; Oil City
hospital. $!,", 000; board of public char
ities. $28,000; Free Hospital for Poor
The senate amendments to the Ford'
compulsory education bill and the
renovated butter bill were non-concurred
In. Should the senate refuse lo
recede from Its amendments the bills
will go to conference committees.
In the Senate.
The calendar of first rending appro
priation bills was denied at to-iiiglit's
session of the senate. A large number
of house appropriation bills were re
ported from committee. The senate
amendments to the Ford compulsory
education bill anil the procej-s butter
bill, which llie house refused In cotieili
in, were adhered to and i-ouference
committees will bo appointed to adjust
the differences between the two houses.
The amendment lo llie hunters' tres
pass bill, to which Ihe house refused
to concur, was stricken nut.
The bill makes It wilful trespass to
hunt on cultivated hinds. The words
"or enclosed lands" were added by the
senate, but the house re-fused to con
cur. Adjourned until S a. in.
Governor Stone Places
the Seal of
lly Pcihi'iM' Wile bum Tin' W-colalcd Pirn.
llarrlsburg, June 12, novel nor
Stone today vetoed llii'M bills, for
the reason that he hns already signed
Regulating assessment In cities ot
the second class.
Amending the m-t of April :i, ISJi,
The governor also disapproved the
(limiting annuity to S. It. I,y?en
ger, a private lu an artillery coiupaiiv
I'liiniiiiinded by Captain A. S. .Morrow,
belonging to Colonel Jacob Ulgglns'
regiment Pennsylvania militia.
(ii'uutlllg a pension to James S.
I'luinincr, a private In Tyrone arlll
leiy company, Pennsylvania nillltla,
commanded by Captain .lames Midi.
The hill making the olllces of pro
ihonolary, clerk of the court, icglster
of wills and recorder separate offices
In counties i-ontnlulng 10.000 Inhabi
tants, and hereafter created separate
Judicial dl.itrlcts, was approved,
lly Kuliuhr Win- fioni The Afeoeialcd IW.
Xetv Wuk, .linif li Aiilvcd: balm, llirmen
ami soiilliimploti. I hated: Li l.oiiaiiie, llaiic:
liledcrhh Her (Jtos-e, llicintti .t .Sotitlianiploii.
Pent'! bland, llatuliilU'. iJ I'l.iiiioitlh ami l hoi
Ionic,-, sailed: M.ioul . I.neipiwl: Portland.
iilHip. Ilolleiilatii nlrd: Stalendam, Sr-v
olk. soiilhainploit - Xllllctl. l. I.uiii. v v
oik. ..ilcd: li.ti-.er Wllhrlnt Her (iifeta Cfioni
llirmin). New Yolk ta ('lirilmiir;. Ktmal? -Pitecil:
Ittiinanlc, New Votk tin I'urenslowr
an I l.iinpool.
IliKhol iciiiii i.iIiih- ftideglcM
bono! It ntM t Jluri- Id desires
6 a, it T4 per ecnl,
8 p. in oi per rent.
No pretipilalion: tralher, clear.
WuhlnRloii.Jiuii li 1'oreci.t for Kiel
cm Prnns.iliaiilu: Continued high tern
prialtitc Tlmiila), probably followed by
thowrr and cooler in ihe aficinoou or at
nielil. Kridaj, t.hocr; larlahle winds,
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