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SCIUOTON, PA., WHDXHSDAY MORNING, .fUNE 20, 1901.
TWO CENTS. TEN PAGES
GOV. NASH IS
He Is Aoaln Ghosen as Standard
Bearer bu the Repub
licans ol Ohio.
CARL NIPPERT FOR
!he Heat Intense and Speeches
Wore Cut Short by Chairman
Hanna Other Business Conducted
with Dispatch Comment Is Caus
ed by the Nomination of Nipport
in Place of Lieut. Governor Cnuld
well Anti-Saloon League Not
Ity nclu-iic Wlic from The Associate! I'im.
Columbus. O., Juno a:.. Tho Ucpiibll-
ci.n state convention mot licrc today
ml nominated the following ticket:
jovcrnor, Lieome K. Nash; lieutenant
'overnor, Cnrl Nlpiicrt: Supremo judge,
J. L. Price: attorney general, John M.
.Sheets: clerk of tlic Supremo court,
l.awson K. Ihner.son; state treasurer,
Isaac A. Cameron: member of board o
public works, AV. (.!. Johnson.
The convention was in session from
10.10 to 1.10, breaking the Ohio record
by completing its work in three hours.
The Intense heat was prostrating, and
Chairman llanna not. only cut short his
own speech, bill also those of others,
and then dispatched business with the
In those three hours the convention
nominated a full slate ticket, adopted
lis declaration of principles, endorsed
Joseph I?. Foraker as the Kcpuhliciin
candidate for re-election as I'nltcd
States senator, completed the party or
ganization for the campaign anil trans
acted other business. Of th'o seven
nominations, only three were new men
and one of these. Nlppert, for lieuten
ant coventor, was nominated without
opposition, after Meutonuiit (iovornor
Caldwell had declined renominatlon.
Xash, Sheets. Cameron and Johnson
were renominated for second terms
without opposition. There Mere free-for-all
contests for the nominations for
Supreme bulge and clerk of the Su
It had been currently reported that
Crew and Crltchlield were on the Han
na slate for these two nominations, but
Senator Hanna vigorously denied tak
ing any part whatever in the contests
lor these two places. The vote showed
that Price and Knierson had formed a
combination that worked successfully
for both of them. Judge Trice, of l,liui,
has been on the common pleas and cir
cuit benches, and Kincrson has been
prominent in polities in Kaslern Ohio
Tito nomination that caused the
most comment was that of Nlppert In
place of Lieutenant Governor Cald
well, the latter being the only one
who was elected with Governor Nash
two years ago, that was not renomi
nated for a second term. The state
nntl-salnon league caused Caldwell to
run several thousand behind his
ticket in 1S!W, and had vigorously op
posed his nomination. There were
frequent calls for Caldwell in the con
vention, but ho could not be Induced
to take the platform. While the dele
gates were calling for Caldwell, Chair
man llanna made Caldwell a member
of the committee to escort Governor
Nash to tho hall to deliver Ills speech
of acceptance, and while this com
mittee was out Chairman Hanna
promptly called up the next order of
business and State Senator Nipport
was nominated. Nlppert has been
principal of schools in Cincinnati and
police prosecutor there, Like Cald
well, ho Is liberal In his views and tho
state Anti-Saloon league express their
displeasure because Nlppert, in tho
last legislature, voted against tho
Clark local option bill. Meantime, The
representatives of tho liquor Interests
left tonight for home very much dis
pleased over what they term tho en
forced retirement of Caldwell, while
Hev. M. Clark has been renominated
In Columbus for the legislature and
several ftcpubllenn members who op
posed the Clark local option bill have
been defeated for renominatlon.
Senator -Foraker was accompanied
tonight to Cincinnati by a largo dele
gation. Senator llanna and Governor
Nash went to Gambler, where they nro
to deliver addresses tomorrow nt tho
commencement ot Kenyan college,
OHIO REPUBLICAN PLATFORM
State and National Administration'8
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Columbus, Juno 25. The report of
tho resolutions committee of tho Re
publican stato convention, which was
adopted unanimously by tho conven
tion as the platform oC tho party in
Ohio, reafllrins tho Philadelphia plat
form, pledges undivided support to iho
Republican party, tho iitugulllecnt
achievements of which, it Is said,
have added luslro to American his
tory, and under tho administration or
which the United mates has becnnio
a world power, Industry has revived,
plenty has succeeded want and our
export trade leads tho world.
Tho gold standard Is specifically In
dorscd. Further strengthening of the
navy, legislation looking to tho res
toratloti of tho merchant murine, tho
speedy construction of nn American
ship canal across tho Isthmus are de
clared to bo Imperative needs.
In regard to combinations of capi
ta the platform says:
"Wo recognize tho right of both
labor and capltul to combine when
such combinations are wisely admin
istered for the general good, but com
binations which create monopolies to
control prices or limit production ara
an evil which must bo mot by effec
tive legislation vigorously enforced."
Congress Is asked to renew the hu
mane and reasonable laws and treat
ies for the continued protection of
American labor. That plank hns par
ticular reference to the expiration ot
the Geary act.
A ringing tribute Is paid to the sol
diers and sailors of the United States.
Attempts to deprive any citizen of his
right to vote under the constitution Is
denounced, nnd tho demand Is made
that representation In congress and In
the electoral college shall be based on
the actual voting population, propor
tionate reduction being made for any
state In which the right of suffrage
shall bo denied, except for crime.
Lynching Is denounced in unmeas
Victory for tho American arms In tbft
war with Spain, it Is asserted, lijw
brought the blessing of liberty to mill
ions of human beings. Tho principle
that congress hns power to govern the
new possessions according to the needs
of their people, and in tho Interests of
the people of tho United States, is de
clared to have been upheld by the Su
President JIcKlnley Is lauded for tho
"prudent and successful management
of American Interests in China."
It Is declared that the nation's pledge
to Cuba Is being faithfully kept, insur
ing freedom nnd Independence to her
people, who, it is ndded, are today en
joying more prosperity than ever be
fore. Tho Cubans arc congratulated
upon "wise and conservative action in
favor of a stable government."
Porto Itieo, it is sold, Is flourishing
beyond nil former experience!: Ha
waii's entrance into full territorial
relations with the United States gov
ernment has been marked by the most
marvellous progress known In the his
tory of those islands. In tho Philip
pines a "wicked insurrection has been
.suppressed," nnd "civil government,
contemplating the largest practicable
degree of homo rule, has succeeded
military control. Personal freedom,
with an equality of rights heretofore
to them unknown, is secured to every
All those things are declared to bo
duo to the "patriotic and brilliant ad
ministration of President McKinlcy."
who, in "facing unforeseen and grave
responsibilities, has met them pru
dently, bravely and successfully."
Governor Nash's administration of
tho stato government Is declared to
have been "wise, able, prudent, honest
Full and cordial approval is ex
tended to Senators Foraker and llan
na. Senator Foraker is declared to
have rendered "splendid and conspicu
ous service in our country, and we
earlestly indorse him for a second
The platform closes by again pledg
ing loyal support to the principles of
its declarations and to tho party nominees.
STRIKERS HAVE NOT
New Jersey Central Officials Protes.
Against an Item That Is Unfair
to the Company.
My Exclusive Wile from Tlic Associated 1'iovs.
New York, June 2.". A dispatch from
Wilkes-Tiarro yesterday stated that the
Central Railroad of New Jersey had
warned the strikers at Ashley shops to
return this morning or consider them
Charles If. Warren, vice-president
and general manager of the Central
road, declared today that the refer
ence to his company is erroneous. Ho
says his company sent no ultimatum or
statement, and has not had any negoti
ations with the men since the shops at
Ashley were closed on May 20, after tho
strike. He protests that the Item is un
fair to his company.
BRYAN NOT A CANDIDATE '
And According to Mr. Mack He Has
No Presidential Choice,
11 Lulushe Wire fiom 'the Associated Pics-,,
Xluffalo, Juno 2.". The following over
the signature of Mr. William J,
Bryan, appears In tho Times, Mr.
Norman K. Mack's paper, this after
noon: "1 am not only not a candlute for
any olllce, but 1 have no candidate
In mind for any olllce. My interest
centers in principles, and men are Im
portant only as they aid in carrying
out those principles,
"Tho Democratic party stands for
dollnlte, positive principles, and unless
I mistake the sentiments of tho
masses, the voters will Insist upon
adhering to these principles in spito
of tho threats of organizers. Thoso
who argue from the standpoint of ex
pediency will not have Inlluenco with
tho voters, becauso no one can say
what Is expedient. We may deserve
to win and yet lose, hut it still re
mains that to deserve to win Is tho
surest road to success,"
DANGER OF OVERTRAINING.
The Speed of Americans Is Admitted
by the English at Honley,
Hy Kirlihhp Wlie from Tlic Associated I'rcsa.
Henley, Fngland, Juno 25. 'io fast
practice spins of the Pennsylvania
University crew puzzle the Kngllsh ex
ports, who say tho American form Is
faulty, but that their speed Is un
deniable. Kills Ward, the coach, and Managers
Hart and Fuller havo been warned
against tho danger of over-truliilng
tho Americans, who nro doing much
more work than tho Leumler oarsmen.
It is said that Yale and Cornell made
a similar mistake,
Bills Signed by Govornor.
fly Kxtliuhe. Wire fiom Tlic Avuieiuleil Vims,
IUiiMjiiic, .lime 2.5.-(,'ou'nior Slonc todjy
ilgi.cd Hie following bill:-
Authorising ritrri tors of township? having a
population of over 1,XiQ to employ j tupcrvUlns
prinelp.il of tcliooU,
Authorizing the I'llUburg exposition society to
Increase. Its tctiled IndcbtcducM fiom $200,000
llepcaling part of the teioml piovbo of the
first tertion ol the jet of July j, iwil, relating
to the punlMte of supplied fur thu Statu huanc
husulul at Wanen.
The Latest Estimate Given In as to
the Loss of Life in the Blue
FEW WILL BE IDENTIFIED
Most of tho Bodies Found Are
Swollen Boyond Recognition,
Many of the Bodies Seon Floating
Sown the Rivor Wore Washed
from tho Graveyard on tho Banks
Between North Fork Junction and
Keystone Norfolk Railroad Com
pany Making an Effort to Opon
Communication Botwecn tho
Affected Districts nnd the Outsido
l)y L.velushn Wire from 'Iho Associated 1'rrsi.
Hluoflcld, W. Va Juno 2,1. Another
twenty-four hours has passed and the
full extent of the vast damage done
by tho flood cannot yet bo accurately
stated. All over this section there is
great relief expressed a,t tho an
nouncement that tho loss of life Is not
so great as at first believed. The loss
of life Is now conservatively estimated
at about sixty. .Many of tho missing
who were mourned as dead by their
friends, have turned up. Six bodies
were found yesterday, but they worn
discolored and swollen beyond recog
nition. it Is now highly probable that very
few of the dead whose bodies are
found at this late clay will ever be
A letter today from Keystone says
between ten and fifteen people were
drowned and forty houses washed
away at that placo. Tho people are
hard at work clearing up the town anil
repairing damaged buildings. The re
port received here yesterday that the
father, mother, one sister, two broth
ers and a sister-in-law, Willi two chil
dren, or J. W. Crntty. of the Norfolk
and Wester" railway, were drowned,
was a inlstantA Mr. dotty Is now in
the coul fields and telegraphed today
that they were nil safe. A gentle
man arriving in this city today from
the stricken section gives as an c
planaliou for the reports circulated,
that great masses of human bodies
were to bo seen floating around in the
water that there is a grave-yard be
tween North Fork Junction and Key
stone, which towns are about a mile
apart, and at which point tno storm
was very severe. This grave-yard is
near the bank of the river. AVlien
the flood canio the graves gave up
I heir dead and added greatly to the
number of bodies seen.
Efforts to Opon Communication.
The Norfolk and Western F.nllrnnrt
company continues to make every ef
fort to hasten the opening of commu
nication between (lie affected districts
and the outside world. Laborers are
going in a stream and many hundreds
more could be used. The work of
clearing tho debris goes on night nnd
day. A thoroughly equipped electric
light plant, consisting of three cars has
been provided. 11 is capable of fur
nishing forty are lights of great power
and is equipped with a huge search
light that sweeps the country around
for a mile. Wrecking trains complete
ly manned continue to arrive. They
have been sent by connecting Hues to
aid In clearing the right of way and
rebuilding the tracks. A carload of
covered wire, like that used by the
army has been received and Is being
laid on tho ground to complete the
broken lines of telegraph wires. This
wire can be laid in water and works
as well as when stiung on poles. It Is
expected that a line ot wire will be
ready for uso Inside of forty-eight
Tho estimate made by the railroad
ofllclals Is that 0110 line of temporary
tiaelc will be open as fur as tho east
of Vivian yard, Including Klk nidge,
by tomorrow night, and it is thought
trains can be gotten that far. General
Hoggs, private secretary to fiovcrnor
White and Adjutant fioneral Hudson
are here looking Into tho necessities for
a relief movement. It seems to bo
tho general opinion that there will bo
no necessity for calling out tho stuto
guard as the railroad- and coal com
panies havo sulliclent systems of polic
ing tho devastated district. A great
many of tho coal mines will havo their
damage repaired and bo ready for
shipping somu tlmo before tho railroad
Is In sudlclent repair to bundle tho
The people Of tho storm-swept sec
tion appear terrorized nnd their excite
ment Is so Intense that they are really
helpless as far as work Is concerned,
In this section of severe thunder
storms each Hash of lightning and peal
of thunder Is enough to causo paiilo.
The dead, as fast as found, are being
hastily burled and many times tho
spot Is not marked,
Urldges on (lie Hiiniuniv.i creek and
Klipplng branches are, with ono excep
tion, all replaced by temporary trestles.
At Bramwoll tho bridge over milestone
Is being erected by a fotce of men
under the direction of .Superintendent
Needles, of tho .Shenandoah division.
At Cedar iilufte, sixteen miles west of
Tazewell, seventeen dwellings were
swept away, hut tin lives woro lost.
At Pounding Mill, four lives were lost.
Kuohe, a small town seven miles west,
with almost completely destroyed. Hav
ens, two miles west, was badly dam
aged and many buslncra houses were
destroyed, The damage to country
roads will be not less than $50,000,
The Dead Recovorod.
Uelow Is given tho names of some of
tho dead so far recovered: Nellie Smith,
white; Annie Smith, white; Charles
Kheely.t white; Mrs. .Wi'oy, colored;
Sam Pnludcxtcr, colored; John Hal
lard, colored; TSottle Drown, colored;
Trlii!,', colored; Jacob Xillllu, ol-
nri'd; John Hannlsler, colored; mother
nnd ha be, unknown.
Homor Bliss Admits That His Fath
er Did Not Commit Suioido
lly i:.ululvo Wire from 'Iho A.viocl.iteil I'ivm,
Mt. Clemens, Midi., June 25. Homer
UIIhs, who was arrested several days
ago on suspicion of killing his father,
wIiofp badly decomposed body was
found on his farm, confessed to the
killing this .r-Vernnon, nutintalnlng,
however, that It was accidental. Ac
cording to iHlsa confession, he found
his father, June 3, about to commit sui
cide. In thu struggle over the gun ho
had, It was accidentally discharged,
Homer says, Innantly killing tho
The next day Homer burled tho body,
leaving It In the grr-'ud until June II,
when he exhumed Placing It on a
wheelbarrow, he 7 .ved It to the Kpot
where It was f nil last Saturday,
llore he proppr it against a stump
and tledi the gr to a sapling, to make
It appear his fattier had committed sui
cide. REV. JOSEPH COOK DEAD
Tho Well Known Historical Writer
and Lecturer Expires at White
hallHis Great Popularity.
Il.v txc lnlo Wir.'' fiom Tho A-Aneijlfil Pro's.
Whitehall, X. .' . June 23. The Rev.
Joseph Cook of Ticondcroga, a prom
inent historical writer and lecturer,
died last night of Hriglit's disease.
Tile Hev. Joseph Cook attracted wide
attention by his so-called Monday lec
tures, which ho delivered IlrsL in Bos
ton and then in other cities, from 1S77
to 1SSS. These lectures, which covered
a wide range of subjects, from biology
to "current religious perils," "con
science" or "socialism," owed their
success to tho special appeal which the
speaker's methods made to the popu
lar Imagination. They have been col
lected and published In book form, In
eleven volumes, numerous editions of
which have appeared In England.
Joseph Cook was born in Tlcouder
oga, N. T., Jan. 2fi. ISI1S. lp was tho
son of a. farmer, but he exhibited a
passion for reading from his boyhood.
Once, when he was fi years of ago. he
attended an auction of a. district school
library anil bought every book of merit
in Hie collection. As a reward of good
scholarship he was offered his choice
hot ween a -watch and a. cyclopaedia,
and be chose the latter, lie entered
Vale lu 1S.1S, but, his health becoming
impaired, he left early in ISfil. Two
years later, ho entered Harvard as a
'junior anil was graduated in 1S6.", not
only receiving high honors but carry
ins off several prizes. Mr. Cook then
studied three years at Andover sem
inary adding a fourth year for special
study of advanced religious and philo
sophical thought. A license to preach
was granted to him, but he declined all
invitations to any settlement as pastor.
He preached in Andover during ISfiS
1S70. and was acting pastor in Lynn,
Mass., in 1S70-IS71. Ho then went to
Kurope and studied at Halle, l,olpsie,
Merlin and Heidelberg; then travelled
in Italy, Kgypt. Creece, Turkey and
northern 'Africa. Iteturnlng to the
United Stales near the close of 1S7.1, be
became a lecturer on the relations of
religion, science and current reform.
It was at this period that his lectures,
which he delivered at Treniont Tem
ple, Hoston, became widely known as
"Huston Monday Lectures." Although
delivered at noonday, they drew audi
ences to tho full capacity of the hull,
which seats :!,nno. The lectures were
reported in many newspapers.
During the winter of 1R7S-1S70 he con
ducted a Hoston Monday-noon lecture
ship and a New York Thursday-evening
lectureship, besides tilling a large
number of engagements. His discours
es were never taken seriously from the,
viewpoint of sclontilli! research or
depth of analysis, but he had a re
markablo facility for handling lan
guage, and his topics wera always
chosen with an eye to popular Interest.
His lectures ha.ve been likened to the
reading matter iu a certain class of
enterprising American newspapers. Ho
had a deep Insight Into tho human na
ture of his audiences. He knew how
to hold their attention and to make
them come again. It was this quality
which made his lectures so famous
that lu ISS0 he received an Invitation
from abroad which resulted In his cele
brated lecturing tout around the
lie made lit." public- appearances In
flreat llrllalu passed several months
in (lerimiuy and Italy and went to
India by way of (Jreece, Palestine nnd
Kgypt, From India his tour extended
to China, Japan. Australia, New .ca
lami and tho Sandwich islands, re
turning homo by way of San Krau
clsco, In Japan lie gave twelve lectures
six in Knglish and six through an in
ti'i'preler to audiences composed
chlelly of Japanoso students, teachers
and public men.
Ills lectures havo been published In
oloven volumes and havo appeared lu
ninny editions iu Kngland as well aa
In this country.
Ho took a prominent part lu "Tho
World's Parliament of Religion," held
In Chicago lu connection with tho
Columbian exposition. Slnco thou ho
litis pot boon prominently before -tho
lly i:cliitlvc Wliu hull) The Asnii.itFil Press.
1 l.i 1 1 i-Tnii u , Juno "'- t'hnliH uoio U-nol
by Iho onto ilepjiliuciil toddy In Iho lolluulnj
'the Uilloii ami Mi.tion Hill Sheet ll.illujy
Liiiiip.iny, to IhiiIi! .1 line from Ahliu .nul Col,
Unhide tu Sh'iinn Hill, .1 tlUtaiuc ul tucnl
four mile.,; i.ipil.(l, Wl,i).
The I. inn, (ii.nl.vtille anil UYoti heater Hallway
riiiiipan.v, to luilhl a lino from I. Inn In We-l-i
holer. .1 iIUIjiko uf ten mile; ciplUI, u".ll".
Tho Centre .nul Cle.nllplif Street lljljy com.
p.u.y, to luilhl :i ic.nl from Morrl-dilo to ll.u-oli,
u illxUiU'O of clown miles; ejpllul, W1.
The i:.it fiiilo Street K.illway company, (o
luilhl tun inih'j of ro.nl in the city of (.'lic&li-r;
Bifj Medicine Company.
Py Exelusbc Wire from The .Vswlalcd Preu.
Pout, Del.. June '.'J. -The Ceimini Mcilulno
ami UiuiiU-.il ioiiip.in.v-, ot I'llblmit;, uplul,
ijOCOnw, ttuj Iniuiponlnl todjy.
It Carries More Than $15,000,000
to Defrau Expenses of
OTHER BILLS CONSIDERED
The Conference Report on the Com
pulsory Education Bill Is Adopted.
A Measure Permitting Recorder of
Cities of the Second Class to Ap
point Sealers of Weights and
Measures Senate Bill Increasing
Salaries of Judges in Counties
Having Population of 80,000
Pails in House.
fly Exilmho Wire fiom The Associated Press.
Harrisburg, Juno 2.1. The most Im
portant business done at tho afternoon
session of the senate was tho final
passage of the general appropriation
bill. It carries more than $15,000,000,
to defray tlic expenses of the execu
tive, legislative nnd judicial branches
of the stato government. Tho senate
appropriations committee added about
twenty-live amendments to It, In
creasing the appropriation about $H8,
000. There was no discussion and tho
vote was 11 yeas with no negative
The vote by which tho conference
report of tho Philadelphia fee bill was
passed at the mornffiff session of the
senate was reconsidered and the bill
was sent back to conference. It was
amended so that cities co-cxtenslve
with a county shall only bo affected,
and it was again reported back by
the conference committee. The report
will be adopted at a subsequent ses
sion. The conference report on the com
pulsory education bill was also
These hills were passed finally:
House bill appropriating $."),000 for
the erection of a marker In memory
of the American soldiers killed at the
battle of llrandywlne.
Amending the act relating to the
appointment or inspectors of scales,
weights and measures, so that the
recorders of second class cities can ap
point the sealers.
House bill validating acts done by
corporations before the rccon'.ig of
In the House.
The following senate bills passed tin
ally: Knlarging the jurisdiction of com
mon pleas courts: authorizing the con
demnation of real estate needed for tho
use of state normal .schools; authoriz
ing county commissioners to maintain
and assume control of township ami
borough bildges over forty feet In
length and providing- for the rebuilding
of any bridges which may be destroyed
and the building of new bridges.
The following senate appropriation
bills passed finally: Monument to the
Tenth Pennsylvania regiment, $2.'i,000;
St. Joseph's hospital, Scranton, $1,000;
Home for the Friendless, Scranton, $1,
000; State Klsh commission. tSO.noo;
Philadelphia protectory, $10,000; monu
ment to (.Inventor Curtln, $10,000; Nason
hospital, flouring Springs, $o,000.
The following senate bills also failed
on final passage:
Authorizing James lluss, of Harris
burg, to bring suit in the Dauphin
county court against tho common
wealth to recover the amount of his
bill for furnishing supplies to the leg
islature of 1S07 on Its trip to New York,
Tho Wnshbunio lull, providing for
tho Inspection of boats on tho inland
streams of Pennsylvania.
Allowing a notary public to own
Increasing tho salary of judges in
counties having a population of over
At Evening Sossion
The following senate bills passed du
ally at the evening session:
Regulating the fees to be charged by
.sheriffs, nnd providing for tho collec
tion and taxation of the same.
Authorizing tho grading, paving and
curbing or macadamizing of streets and
alleys which may bo lu whole or lu
part tho boundaries of boroughs anil
lirst-class townships, by joint contract,
and providing for tho payment of costs,
damages and expenses.
Authorizing lownslilps to enter into
contracts with any poison or corpor
ation to mipply water for llio protec
tion, Conferring upon residents of Penn
sylvania the like exemptions from lien,
levy and sale of their property on Judg
ments obtained hero for causes of ac
tion arising on investments made else
where, as Is allowed by the honiesteiul
or exemption laws of tho state, terri
tory or county where tho causo of ac
tion arose, or tho Investment wa nmdo
to citizens thereof,
Tlic senate bill, making recitals in
deeds and other Instruments of title
evldouco of certain facts iu actions in
volving tho title to land or where tho
title to land Is drawn lu question, failed
on Una) passage.
Tho senate amendments to tho bill
creating a separate Orphans' court In
Lackawanna county were concurred In.
The senate amendments to tho bills
milking appropriations for a state
homeopathic Insane hospital and a free
hospital for consumptives were also
Adjourned until 10 a. in, Wednesday.
Computo Votes for State Treasurer
lly llxiliiihe Wire fiom Tlic AssooUled 1'rcw.
lljllUhurs, .1 line 2". At ,i uui-iis of the Itepub.
lkjn iiunilieiM of I he limitc uai held todjy, 41
wlikh lUpu-M-iilatm's l.i-anl, of lii'lijn.i; 'I'lioiiu,
ot Center, und 111 J hill, uf l.jmutei", urie
nominated to open uud compute I he tnte-i fur
Utu tu'djuia- u( thu next general vK-Ulun.
THE NEWS THIS MORNING
Weather Indications Today!
FAIR: VARIABLE WINDS.
1 tteneral Victim of the Virginia l'!ood,
tloirrnor Nnili lttnomliulcit by Ohio ltepul)-
I leu M.
Work of the Slain beuMators.
New ('ongresslonal Apportionment.
2 (lenerul Curliond.ile Department.
.1 Story "AuriRcd; or, tlic Miner's Daughter.'1
Note and Comment.
5 bocul (io.sslp of the Sportlnf? World,
0 I.oe.il Commencement nt St. Cecelia's.
Il.inipiet ot tho IIIkIi .School Alumni.
7 Local Harford School Chlldrrn Made Happy.
l'lORtest of tlic Kriiicntlnn.il Contest.
8 Local West Scranton and Suburb in.
0 (Jeneral XortheasUni lVnnsybanU.
rin.mc.lal and Commercial.
10 Local Court Proceedings.
Number of June Wedding.
SHARES ARE SOLD
The Delaware Lackawanna and
Western and D. & H. Among
rty Kxclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
'Philadelphia, June 23. The Press to
morrow; will say:
It can now be said that the shares
of tho I-ehlgh Valley Kallroad com
pany have been purchased by a num
ber of railroads whoso lines are con
nected In close relation with the 1-e-Iilgh
Valley property. Among these
purchasers are tho Philadelphia ami
Heading, the Urie, the Delaware,
Lackawanna and Western, tho Central
Railroad of New Jersey and the Dela
ware and Hudson. All these com
panies have bought a certain amount
of the shares of the l.ehlgh Valley
and will hold them as i investment.
Tho Packer estate, which for many
years controlled- the Lehigh Valley,
and at one time owned outright ISO.or.o
shares has sold to the parties named,
through bankers, the whole of their
holdings ami the estate does not hold
a share of the Lehigh Valley stock.
A step iu tlic direction of -a more
formal adoption of a permanent policy
in reference to the future nf the Le
high Valley railroad had just been
taken In the election of 10. 1!. Thomas
to tho ehalninnshlp of the Lehigh Val
ley board of directors. Mr. Thomas,
until recently, was the president of tbo
Erie railroad, and he has lately been
mado chairman of the directors of that
List of Officials Confirmed by the
Senate at Harrisburg-.
fly i:clu-io Wire from Tno Asnnelateil Pre-.
Harrisburg, June 25, (jovernor Stone
today sent to the senate the following
Charles Millar, Franklin, major gen
eral National Guards of Pennsylvania,
July 25. 1000, for five years.
John W. Heliall, Nnrristown, briga
dier geireral, National (Juards of Penn
sylvania, May III, 1Sf9, for five years.
Israel W. Durham, Philadelphia,
Insurance commissioner, May, 1000,
Frank Iteeder, Kaston, banking com
missioner, Oct. .1. I'.iOO. four years.
T. L. Kyro, West Chester, superin
tendent public grounds and buildings,
four years from April 21. ISM.
James K. Roderick, Hazleton, chief
bureau of mines, May 2, 1S09, for four
James Campbell, Pittsburg, factory
Inspector, three years from Jan, 15,
Hubert W. Urowulee, Washington,
commissioner National Ilimd, throe
years from June 1, 1000.
John Hamilton, Stato college, secre
tary of agriculture, four years from
April 25, ISDO.
Jesso K. Cope, West Chester, dairy
and food commissioner for four years
from Juno II, 1000,
To bo inspectors of the Kaslern peni
tentiary for the Eastern district of
Pennsylvania, for the term of two
years fiom May 31, 1001: Conrad B.
Day, Philadelphia; (lenrgu Vaux,
Philadelphia; Alexander rialfour, X'lill
adelphla. William O. Huey, Philadelphia, to
servo for two years from June 25, 1001,
and James (lay to serve for two years
from Juno 25, 1901, to bo trustees of tho
Htuto Institution for the feeble minded
of Western Pennsylvania at Polk, for
the teuu of three years from the dates
sot opposite their names, icspectlvely:
H, M. Jackson, Apollo, May 1, 1M9;
Thomas H. Sampson, Oil City, May 1,
1S9U; Samuel 11, Miller, Mercer, May 1,
lMWj J, N. Davidson, Allegheny, May
IS. 1S09; William T. Hradborry. Alle
gheny. May Kt, 1R99; John A. Wiley,
Kinnklin, May 1, 1900; Clem-go V, Dav
enport, Meadvllle, May 1, 1900; S. H,
Church, Pittsburg, .May 1, 1901; W. J.
Uliikuley, Franklin, May 1, 1901.
To bo trustees of tho state hospital
for Insane at Wan en, for tho term of
throe years from the dates eot oppo
site their names, respectively; V, II,
Osteiiiout, Itldgway. Juno 10. 1899: S,
it, Mason, Mercer. June 10, 1S09; S. W.
Waters, Warren, Juno 10, 1S99; Charles
C. Shirk, Krie, Juno 10, 1900; (icorgo
Lewis, oil City, Juno o. 1900, and John
F, Drown, Clarion, until Juno 20, WJ,
vice J. Wilson, Ciroonluiul, resigned.
Milling Trust Organized,
ny Kscbubo Wire from Tbo Aoelaled I'rcM.
Philadelphia, .liiuo :!").-At u meeting of t lie
Kartell) Hilling: and Kxport mmpan,, .in nipjui..
,il Ion icicntly mg.iul.i'ri, Hut took our some
thirty nt Iho leading Hour mills of IVnu,.tbani.i,
I In following illieiloii. uiio elected toda) : W.
ti. Auricmchl, jr., Ni-utmi .Ijikwiu, D. It. I.nihcl',
of l.jmaeri II. C. Nile, of '"k; Senator 1 1.
Laub.uh, 1'nllcd Stale Ticitoiiirr J. V. Finney;
C. II. I.uilier, of l..iii(.i.-li'ij C. b. Il.irpei, II. N.
(illt, ll.inmer; II. T. lluul and I). K. Small, of
Yoik; Noimaii llroy. of Camden: K. K, Freed,
ot l.ausdale, uud P. Hik, of ILriiMuug.
Miss Knight Engages a Lawyer,
London, .lime 2"). -MU 1'oilii Knight, Ihc
Aiucrlian aiho.vi, liai engaged Sir Krinairi Claike,
the foiiuer mlkltor s;cucial, as coiuimI in Iho
Milt for lucutli of piuiuW' whh li she Iu3 brought
uguhisV the Duke in Mauclutter,
Senator Gradu Files Bill IMIno
New Allotment o! Congres
SOME MARKED CHANGES
Lackawanna in the Tenth District.
Luzorno Apportioned in tho Elev
enth and Sixteonth Districts.
Wayne, Susquehanna, Wyoming,
Sullivan and Bradford Aro in tho
Fourteenth Northampton, Mon
roe, Carbon and Piko Will Consti
tute tho Twenty-Sixth District.
Philadelphia and Pittsburg Ap
portionments, fly nxulmlic Wire from Toe Associated Tress.
Harrisburg, Juno 25. The session of
the senate tonight was devoted wholly
to tho concurrence of amendments in
serted In senate bills by tho house. All
of tbo amendments made by the house
to various bills passed by that body
today were concurred in.
Mr. flrady, of Philadelphia, tiled tins
conference report on the congressional
apportionment bill. Tho bill was iuito
extensively amended by tho house, and
the conference committee mado further
changes. The bill as it now- stands Is
l -1st. :;rith, niitii, ::oth, 2fiti,, rib w.iuli of
2 i!nri, 3nl, llli, .".lb, Sth, nth, loth, 27th and
filth n.il.k of Philadelphia.
,". i:illi, 1ltli, Kith, SMIi, 'Jlth, Stth wurl of
l-llth. Ilth, llflli. IMh. lTlli, ISth, 'J.llil, -rjtli,
illi-t w.iiil.4 nf I'hll.idi'lphi.i.
.V- intli, -i'ml, :sinl, .r.tli, STIli, fist waul? of
(i -liM,' 'J-tli, aitli, iHwl and oath wards ot
7 -I'lieitrr ami Pel i are rountles.
S-Mnntgnntciy and Ducks counties.
V- bancMt'i county.
II 1.11ci nc, CM ept that potion bins noith
and wt't of the Sii-.inieh.inti i liver.
VJ Sr I111.1 Ikill county.
1-1 licliigli and llciks rniintii'i.
Jl-w.ijni., Siw!ir.imu, Wi"Piiu?i Sulliun
and Ilriidfoid counties.
la Tiog.i, Potter, Incoming and Clinton coun
ties. l(i -. Northumberland, .Montour, Columbia coun
ties, and .ill that poition of lauoiiio i utility ly
ing norlli and wot. of the Susquehanna, liver.
17 -IVny, .bmi.il.i, Huntingdon, Milllin, Kullon,
t'laukliii, Snwlor, 1'iilon counties-.
IS Dauphin, 'Ciinilioil.iiiil, l.eb.nliin counties.
la Cumin hi, lll.1ir.1u1l lledfoiil immlies.
Jil Yoik and Adams counlies.
!!l (Viitii', Clearfield, c.iini'ion, Klk counties.
22 Westmoreland, Indiana, .lelleiwm counties.
!Bl SmnciM'l, I'.ijitte, Cieen (ounlies
21 -Washington, llc.ncr, Laurence, counties.
2.'i -Llil', Cl.lUlnlll 101111110.1.
2d Noilli.iniplon, Momue, Carbon, Pike counties-.
27 Arm-bong. Iluller, Meuir counties.
2 - McKcin, Wanen, forest, Vcirangn, Clarion
2:1 City ot Allegheny and all town-hips and
biitoiigln'l,ung noith of tho Alleghiny and Ohio
rhors in Allegheny coiiuly.
:i)-2(Hh, 2l.st and ;i7tli wards nf PillMnug, city
of .MeKccsport, boroughs of Hraddock, La-t Mi.
Kec.-porl, Last I'ltt-lmrg, IMgewnod, LlUabcth,
.North lliaildoi-k, Oakinont. Pltcairn, Wllklnshiu;;
and W'ilmerding and tho townships- of llr.nldnik,
Lliabeth, I'orward, Lincoln, Xoitli Vcrmillei,
Patlon, Peon. Plum, South Vcrs.iitlo.s-, Merrcit,
Versailles and W'ilMns ill Allegheny county.
.il-lst, 2nd, Hid, llli, ,-ith, mil, 7th, Sth, alii,
iniii, nth, 12th, 1 ::tii. nth. Kith, luth, nth, tstii
IMh, 2.iul wank of Pittsburg.
:i2-22nd, 21th, 2.1lh, 2Hth, 27th, 2sth, Sfltli,
Mb. Hbt., aiml. .1id, "1th. .Villi, "fith and !Mli
w.niLi of I'ilNiurg and the limoiigli of Cnrapnlis
Ciafton, C.unegle, Dupiesno, K-plen, Llliott,
Creenliee, Homestead, Kunxtillc, Monlimtli, Mi.
Olher, Miiuiiiill, McKees Itoiks, Oakd.ile, shcil
1I.111, Vest Liberty, West lloine-.te.nl, H'e,t ;iz.i
belli and the town-hip-i of Ilildwiii, licllirl, Cics.
cent, Cliatlieis, Collier, Klndlay, .leffeisou, Lower
St. Cliir, Mlfllin, Moon, Xoitli Pajelle, .Neville,
Robinson, Stone, South r.i.vetle, Scott, Snow
den, Cnion and I'pper St. Clair ill Allegheny
The report was laid over for print
ing and will come up in tho senate
tomorrow for final disposition.
SENATOR FLINN RETIRES.
Will No Lonfjor Head the Anti
Quay itos Henry His Successor,
lly LmIiisIio Wire fiom The Associated Pros.),
Harrisburg, June i;5. Senator Will
lam Fllnu, of Allegheny, resigned as
chairman of tho anti-Quay Uopubllcan
organization of senators and ropicsen
tatlves at a meeting tonight, ami Sen
ator J, Hayard Henry, of Philadelphia
was chosen Ills successor,
Mr. Klinn recently retired voluntar
ily from tho chairmanship of the lte
publicau city committee of Pittsburg,
and will not be a candidate to succeed
himself in tho senate at the expiration
of his present term in 1'JO-'.
Trusted Treasurer Missing,
lly Exclusbe WirJ from The As-sociatecl Prei,
Akron, 0 .lime 2-1.- It N i-taled that note?
amounting lu WO.uun, tdlegid in linn been
foieeil, hoc been iliin,ni'il oulsiandiug by otti
cials of the kioii VainUli loiiip.iny. .1. II. M-
'i Mm. hi'.isiiHT of Ihc imiip.uo, ii 0JI1I 10 lino
hu'ii missing for a wcik.
Lmal 1I.1I.1 for .bine 23, 1!:
Highest tcnipeiatiiie Ss deuces,
.ouet tiiupeiaturo ,, 37 degicct
8 a. u .,. ia'' per tent,
S p. in It per icnt.
Piciipilaliou, 21 bonis ended S p. in,, nono;
f Washington, Juno 2". l-'oreca.t for -f-
f Lastein IVnns.Uijiiu: Pair and con- 4-
f tinned wmiii wcjihir Wednesday and
piolublv 'I liiiii-il i . variable wlmU --
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