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SCK ANTON, PA.. FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 8, 190
MORE LIGHT ON
BEDD ALL'S lURDER
The Corner's Juru Is Quite Suc
cessful In the Wau of Fix
POSITION OF THE
(PoHcemnn Ringheiser States That
i When Ho Called for Aid from a
i Member He Was Given "the
Laugh" During the Hiot Shots
1 Weie Fired at the Officers from the
Doors and Windows of Saloons.
Many Witnesses Identify the Men
Under Arrest, Charged with Kill
ing of Beddall Brigade Has a
By r,jtcliiie Wire (rom The Associated I'm.
Shenumlonh, Aug. 7. The coroner's
juiy which has been Investigating the
death of Joseph Beddall, who received
his fatal injuiles In the riot List week,
concluded Its Inquliy today and ten
dered a pi diet holding "Jo.seph Palu
wlcr, a butcher; Matthew Pnulaikas, a
one-armed saloonkeeper, and many
otlier lioteis, unknown to the juiy," le
eponsiblo for the killing. The men
named In the veidlct aio now locked
up, and other attests will follow. Tho
two men weie taken Into custody this
afternoon by two constables, who wcic
protected by a platoon of soldleis fioni
Company K, of tho Twelfth leglinent.
A large number of witnesses weie ex
amined, Including the three woikmen
nnd Deputy Sbeilff Thomas Kcddnll,
who were first attacked by the mob;
the six policemen, who weie subse
quently set upon and some of them
ehot, and sceral eye-witnesses of the
riot. Some of the testimony was con
fcldered very Impoitant by the coroner
nnd the juiy. Paluwicz was Identified
by thtee uojs, who testified they saw
him In the crowd with a club, and Paul
Arkas Is alleged by another witness to
Have injtued Joseph Ucddull.
The policemen testified that ns they
ran up the street, pursued by the inob,
tiring plstoIS, men standing at neatly
eveiy saloon door shot at them ns they
passed. At one dooiway thiee men
stood blazing away at them, and from
an upper window of a building thicc
other men weie shooting down on them.
The di inking places refeired to are all
owned by foreigners
Policeman Ringheiser testiflea that
u hen he learned fit the dlstut banco he
immediately stntted to summon his
fellow -officers. "While doing so, he met
Pleice Walker, a mine woiker. He
nsUed Walker to call the mlneis' com
mittee and have It use Its influence to
disperse the crowd, but Ringheiser
6ald: "He only gae ine the laugh."
During the inquest a number ot
names of persons who it Is alleged weie
In the liot, nnd location of otheis whose
names uie withheld, weie furnished tho
coronet. These names will be given to
the proper authoiitles and ai tests
made. One other foreigner, Joseph
Wemvikonis, who was shot In the face,
vns aricsled today on a chnigc ot ilot
lng. Nearly a dozen men nie now In
custody, chiuged with complicity in the
Troops Have a Quiet Day.
The situation In this section of tho
coal Held remains unchanged, and staff
ofllceis at bilgade headquui teis do not
apprehend an noublo in the nom- fn.
tuie. The troops had a quiet day.
Two companies aio still on guaul in
the foieign qtmitor of the town. The
Coveinm's tioop took a practice match
of twenty miles through the .Mnlmnoy
valley, passing thiough Maiervllle,
Fraekvllle, Moiea, New Boston, Ma
hnnoy City, St. Nicholas, Lanlngvllle
Pass and Jackson's Patch. The Eighth
regiment and the two companies of
the Foutth teglment gave an evening
parade and re!ow at bilgade head
quartets nt r, o'clock. Both the Eng
lish and foieign speaking local unions
of the inlnei.s held mass meetings to
day, at which dlFtiict leadorn made
addresses. The question of tellof was
ono of the ptincipal subjects discussed
A meeting of Ptotestant ministers of
this section who uie Interested In the
spiritual welfare of the foreign popula
tion, was held heie tonight and after
the tegular business had been disposed
of the Rev. Chailes E. Eduoids. of this
place, who has made a selentllln study
of the choracteilstles of tlte foielgn
speaklng people In the coal legion, de
llveted an address which Is of interest
at this time. He said that within u
radius of six miles of Shenandoah
theto ate appioxlmately 30,000 foreign
er who cutne fiojn the northern patt
of Austrian-Hungary. Of these 17,000
ere Lithuanians, 8,000 are Poles, 3,000
are Ruthenlans, 1,000 Slovaks and 400
IlohemlanB. The Lithuanians ate eon
Bldered tho most Intelligent among
them. They do not cato to be classed
ftlth the others and claim thai theirs
is me most ancient of European lan
guages. Mr, Edwatds said the Lithu
anians soon become Amet Iconized In
this countty and make good citizens,
but befoie they learn to understand
American ways and Institutions they
are hard to control. Their Intelligence
makes them capuble leadets.
Sewanhaka Cup Races.
By Exciuihe Wire from The Audited Press.
Montreal, Que., Aug. 7.-Tho first race
In tho Sewanhalta cup seilcs on Lake St.
Louis ended In a letory for TtlUent, tho
Canadlun defender. Thioughout tho
race tho defendu pointed twenty de
prcca higher than tho challenger; out
nailed her (a every way and won by li
nlnutes, 52 seconds
Three Hundred Xkers, Mostly For
eigners, Patrofthe Streets and
Drive Men from Work.
By Kxclmho Wire from The Associated frets.
Wllkes-Bune, Aug. 7. The report
that the Ilullstead mine at Duryeu was
Hooded and would be abandoned tem
porally was discussed at stilke head
quntters tonight. It was stated that
there were some othcis mines In the
region in the same condition and that
it would take a long time after the
strike was ended bofoie the water
could be pumped out and the colllciles
put in such shape that they could be
County Detectle Jones and a number
of detectives in the employ ot the Del
iiAvaie, Lackawanna nnd Western lall
road spent the day in the vicinity ot
Nnutlcokc collecting evidence in tho
cuse of Daniel Sweoney, the mine
watchman who was muulered eaily
jcsteiday morning. Picsident Mitchell
says the couits having failed to lclease
the organize! s of the United Mine
Woikers In West A'liginia, Ptesldent
Roosevelt will now be appealed to to
pardon the men. v
The Pennsylvania Coal company at
PIttston today caused the an est of a
number ot mineis who mined coal for
their own use in abandoned workings
and out-cioppiugs. An official of the
company says since tho stilke began
hundreds of tons of coal have been
stolen fiom tho company. The men
taken Into custody today weto bound
over to coutt.
Oiganizers of tho United Mine Work-
eis today Induced a number of Italians
who weie at woik at No. 8 washery
in PIttston, to give up their positions
nnd join the stiikcis. The men had no
sooner quit, however, until others took
their places and the washery continu
ed In opeiatlon. Twelve men employed
at fighting the file In the Jersey mine
at Avondale quit woik tonight and said
they would join the strikeis.
REIGN OF TERROR
AT SUMMIT HILL
Will Ask for Pardon of the West
Virginia Miners Now in Prison.
Washery War at Pittston.
By Excltrait Wire from The Associated Presi.
Tamaqua. Aug. 7. Today about three
hunched strikers, mostly foreigners,
pati oiled the stieets of Summit Hill
and made an cffoit to force all work
men to letuin to their homes. For a
time the tow n was In a riotous state.
Non-union men weie compelled to flee
for safety, w bile those who w ere cap
tuied weie loughly handled. Sheriff
Gombert, of Caibon county, says he is
unable to pi event these frequent out
bieaks and General Gobln, the com
mander of the detachment of the Na
tional Guard stationed at Shenandoah,
has been ndvlsed of the situation.
The Lehigh Coal and Navigation
company Is now running coal thiough
its No. 12 and No. 4 bieakeis, and is
shipping a Main of coal a d.iy to the
mniket. On Monday it Is said the
company will commence cutting coal at
the No. 12 mine.
Holds ( the United Mine Workers
Responsible for the Death of
By lixrlmlve Wire from The Associated l'rrs.
WIlkes-Baire, Aug. 7. The Times
this evening mints the following:
Rev. H, P. O'Reilly, of Shenandoah,
who delhered a lather sensational ser
mon against the Mine Workers "on Sun
day last, was Interviewed by a reporter,
to whom he explained his ternaries. He
"You aie being severely criticized lor
some of the statements you made In
your seimon on Sunday morning. Huve
you anything to say in reply thereto?"
"I am awaie that I am being harshly
ciiticlzed In some ((natters, but hero at
home 1 feel confident thut I have the
confidence and sympathy of the luw
nbldlng people. I have no desire to
pose us a guide for this cntlie com
munity, undi my lemntks on Sunday
weie dliected to my own people more
puitleulaily In tho hope that my woids
might cause them to be guided by their
own sober judgment. My words can
have little effect upon the cilmlnally
Inclined, of whom theie uro many In
this community, but they may fall as
seed sown on fertile ground to the largo
number of people In my flock who ate
not pos. essed of the splilt ot devllMy,
but who ate misguided by (responsible
"What did you meun when you said
tho Mluo Wotkeis Is a blood-stained
organUutlon, and thut It will be blood
stained until It ceases to exist; that It
was formed to promote crime and pio
"That statement was overdrawn, I
udmlt, and yet the death of Joseph
Beddall must be laid nt the door of the
otguuUutlon, The moral responsibility
for it cannot be removed fiom the
shouldeis of (ho leadeis by an expla
nation. Has the oiganlzatlon given
utteianco to a single expiesslon of con
demnation? The crime was committed
by membeis of the organization under
unlawful conditions tolerated by tho
organization; an oiganlzatlon made up
of a mlxtuie of jaces and tongues, that
prosecutes its business In the darkness,
obtnlns Its strong membership by co
ercion, and exacts an obligation that
does not permit the cxctclsc of ftec
judgment, and Is not such an organiza
tion as should be commended to tho
public us being an exemplary body of
society. The Catholic c lunch Is op
posed to secret orders of this character,
and so am 1,"
"Do you think jour remarks linve a
tendency to cause the men to break
fiom the union and teturn to work?"
"I cannot say. I nddiessed my re
marks to my people. They are mostly
English speaking- people. There Is not
much Inclination to commit crime
among our people. There Is no deny
ing tho fact, howevei1, that there Is a
large body ot lawless men here and
elsewhere In the region made up prin
cipally of foielgners. As long us they
ate willing to penult women and chll-.
dron to starve or go hungiy thete is no
telling how long present conditions will
continue. If the people of the region
will speak us they think, the trouble
will soon be over. The lellef scheme Is
a fnilutc. The total funds lecelved here
so far will not leuch to give each work
lngman n dollar. The community is
assured peace as long as the military
remains hole, and I am Inclined to be
lieve th.it the soldleis will stay until
normal conditions prevail once more."
Resolutions Adopted by the
Federated Catholic So
v cieties at Chicago.
By Exclmhc Wire from The Associated Press.
Chicago, Aug 7. The temper of the
convention of Fedciatcd Catholic so
cieties lelatho to the Philippine ques
tion was put to the test at the closing
session today. John T. Keating, a
national officer of the Hibernians offer
ed a substitute resolution. Mr. Keat
ing pioposcd that the delegates dismiss
tho filar and the Philippine school ques
tion with an expression of satisfaction
with the maner with which the subpeit
is being handled by the Vatican and
the government. When a motion on
the subject was put theie was but one
affirmative vote and that one was Mr.
Kentings. The convention then adopt
ed the following resolution on the sub
ject: Wo heicby expiess confidence that the
Hon Theotloio Roosevelt picsident of the
t'uitcd States, will pcrfoim his duty un
der Uie constitution and laws and our Arm
belief that ho will Institute ilgld judicial
luquliy into any abuses by sol ordinate
government officials in our tcirltoilal
possessions and piomptly rectify such
abuses. We uie especially comldcnt that
In his dealings with the serious pioblcms
mining In the Philippine, islunos, piop
ei ty and pel sonnl 1 ights guaranteed by
Meaty, laws and legislation will bo faith
fully safeguaided and piotccted.
Resolved, That we extend to the friais
In tho Philippines our fullest sympathy
in this, their houis of ttlul; that we ap
preciate the alue of ihclr sen lees In
the cause of religion and humanity: that
we pledge them 0111 support as Ameiican
citizens In upholding the hands of our
government in Its detei initiation to see
thnt they mo ticated with thut common
justice that belongs to nil who enjoy tho
protection of the Ameiican flag.
Resohed, That this fedeiatlrn congiat
uluto the Vatican and tho Ameiican gov
ernment on the position attained In the
negotiations lcgatdlng the questions
which liavo ailsen in the PhPlpplncs and
wo expiess our full confidence that theso
negotiations will be continued until a
Just and amicable solution shall bo ob
tained Other resolutions regietted tho piesent
circumstances sunoundlng the Indian
schools and pledged active and moral
support In lemedylng the conditions.
The establishment of Catholic high
schools, wherever, practicable, was ad
vocated; sympathy was expiessed for
the Catholics of Fiance In their present
uouDies una suitable iccognltlon was
taken of the deaths of Archbishops
Feehun and Corrlgon. Atlantic City
was choosen as the meeting of the con
vention In the thlid week of July. 190J.
The election of ofllceis resulted In few
changes. The ofllceis are: T. B. Mln
nhan, Columbus, O., piesldent; Louis
W, Kaufumann, New York, flist vice
piesldent; F. B. Pierce, San Fianclsco,
second vice president; Daniel Duffy,
Pennsylvania, third vice president;
Anthony F. Matio, Cincinnati, secre
tary; H. J. Files, Trie, Pa., Measuier;
Chris O'Bilen, Chicago, marshal; board
of dhectors: M. P. Mooney, Ohio;
Nicholas Connor, Iowa; J. H, Hlordan,
Indiana; Thomas Cailnon, Chicago; Dr.
Fowler, Kentucky; L Imtnekus. Penn.
and D. P. Galvln, Veunont.
The Sultan of Turkey, While Expres
sing Sympathy, Befuses to Grant
11 rtolutlie Wire from The AocUted l'resi.
Vienna, Aug. 7. Dr. Theodoie Herzi.
founder of the Zionist movement and
heud ot the Palestine association and
Dr. Wolffson, piesldent of the Jewish
colonial Must, have leturned here fiom
Constantinople. They report that their
conferences with representatives of the
sultan with reference to the pionosed
settlement of Zionists In Palestine have
been without lesult.
In leply to Dr. Herzl's wiltten state
ments on the subject the sultan ex
pressed sympathy with the Jews In their
purposes and pained certain concessions
which he would grant. These, however,
did not meet with the ten,ulrements of
the Zionists. Dr. Herzl says he still
has hopes of being able to convince tho
porte of the beneflcoal results which
would result fiom the settlement of the
Jews In Palestine.
Another War Predicted.
By Exclusive Hire from The Abodated Press.
Rome, Aug, 7. Tho Qlornulo O'ltalla
publishes an Interview with tho eon Of
former Sccretury Ileltz, of tho Trans
vaal, who lias hi lived at Naples. In this
interview Mr. Ileltz decl.ues that win in
tho Tianbvaals would ucommenco a few
The Town of Brest the Scene o!
Much Excitement and Dis
The Villagers Denounce the Proceed
ing and Greet the Troops with
Ciies of "Liberty" and "Death to
the Locksmith" Forcible Evic
tion from a School Villagers and
Local Priests Escort Nuns to a
Church and Hold Demonstration.
By Hxchuhc Wire from The AsocItcd Press.
Btest, France, Aug. 7. Exciting
scenes occurred today at the expulsion
of a number of Sisters from their school
at Landerncau, near here. A special
train conveyed detuchments of soldleis
to Landerncau, where a body of gend
armes had been mobilized. A luige
crowd assembled at the school and sur
rounded the soldleis in a public square.
When the commissary of police ar
rived, accompanied by a locksmith, the
people protested vigorously, shouting
"Long live the Sisters and liberty!"
"Down with the ministry!" Women
throw themselves to the ground in front
of the horses of the gendarmes.
Tho commissary ordered the Sisters
to open the school door. They refused,
and the locksmith picked the lock and
biokc windows, amid the denunciations
of the crowd. Tho commissary ordered
the Sisters to leave the school, which
Leaning on tho nuns of the towns
women nnd accompanied by the priests
and thousands of persons the Sisters
marched to a church, where they sang
a hymn. A huge crowd followed the
gendarmes to the raiiioad station,
shouting "Death to the locksmith!"
The man wns piotected by tho mllltury.
Similar Scenes Elsewhere.
Similar scenes are expected In other
villages of Flnisterre, where the decree
against unauthorized schools is to be
put into execution, A priest at Folgoet
utged women to Kneel in front of tho
school In order to stop the gendarmes.
The soldleis and gendarmes reached
Landerncau at 4 o'clock In the morn
ing, but watchers already had given
the alarm, and the tocsin was sounded.
The whole population of the town was
intensely excited and huirled to the
At one time, when the crowd broke
the military cordon, the commissary
ordered the drums to be beaten thrice
as a ptelimlnuiy to charging the crowd.
Emlle Vllllers, member of the chamber
of deputies for Finlsterre, who is a
Conservative, intervened and appeulcd
to the people to be calm. Vlcomte La
gatlnais, leader of the opposition, cried:
"You can arrest me. My ancestors died
on the scaffold, and I deem it an honor
to be arrested for this noble cause."
After the expulsion of the Sisters the
crowd again became so threatening
that the commissaiy ordered the tioops
to charge, but tho Intervention of M.
Vllllers Induced the people to disperse.
A few women were hint In the dis
order. The commissary at Crozon tried to
expel the Sisters fiom a school, but the
gendarmes weie unable to force their
way through the crowd and the at
tempt was abandoned.
LACE MILL STRIKE SETTLED.
The Sympathy Strikers Have Con
cluded to Go to Work.
Dy Exclusive Wire from Die Associated Press.
Wllkes-Baue, Aug. ".-Tho strike at
tho Wilkcs-Huiro laco mill bus been set
tled, a committee fiom tho stiiklng em
ployes nnd Supeiintendent Doran held
a long confeienco this afternoon and a
compiomlso was ngieed upon.
Tho mill has been Idle six weeks. Bo
causo Superintendent Doinn refused to
discharge flvo glils whoso fatheis and
biotheis icmalned at woik In tho mines
after tho miners' union had ordered them
out the 1,100 employes of tho mill, who
uio all mcmbeiK of the Laco Weavers'
union, quit woik. Accoidlng to agree
ment, so It Is said, neither side will dl
vulgo tho nature of tho rompiomise
ngieed upon, All that Is known Is at all
hands will letuin to work on Monday and
It is piesumed tho five gltls whose dls
clmigo was asked for will be Included In
Judgment in Macharaer Case.
Dy Eicliuite Wire from 1 lie Associated Press.
Ilorilsbuig, Aug. 7.-Judgo Weiss today
oveuuled tho motion for judgment for
want of a sufficient nfflduUt of defenso
in the insa of Maiy J, Muchamcr, execu
Mix of Joseph Anderson, against the
Pomisj Ivanla lalhoud, Mrs, Machamor
hud sued for fS03 13, the amount depos
ited by tho decedent In the Pennsylvania
emplojes' saving fund, and which ho had
oilglnnlly diiectrd should bo paid to his
son, Job. Andeison, but which wns after
wind diietted should be pild to his
giand-tlaiiglitei', Fay L Andeison, of
Kansas City, Kan.
King George Will Support Games.
By exclusive U Ire from The Associate' l'res.
Alx Les Haines, France. Aug. 7. King
ui-uiHu ui uiuvcu, reeciveu juiigo John II,
Pujne, Layerno W. Noyes and Henry J.
Fuibor, Jr., the Olympian gumes dele
gates of Chicago ut the Hotel Splendldo
toduy. The luteivlow lasted half an
hour and tho kln promised his personal
suppoit to tho games and hald ho would
use his best efforts to uiouso tho intei.
est of the O icoks In the events.
No More Marriage Dispensations.
By Exclude Wire from the Associated press.
London, Aug. S A dispatch to Dalzlels
News Agency fiom Rome says tho pope
baa notified the telgnlng houses of llu
tope that no moio dispensations for con
bangulneous man luges will bo granted.
R Is the wish of tho popo, says the dis
patch, that lojal poiuunugca contract
matrlagcs ouUldo of loyal families In'or.
uc - r 10 stop uegenerution.
THE SONS OF ST. GEORGE
Closing Session of the Biennial Con
, vention of the Grand Lodge.
Dy Exclusive Wire from Trie Associated Press.
Washington, Aug. ".The closing ses
slon of the biennial convention of tho
grand lodgo of Pennsylvania, Sons of St,
George, wus hold hero today. Blight
changes were adopted In the provisions
rcgurdlng dues, benefits and finances nnd
tho oflico of general organizer for tho
order was created. Tho following officers
were nominated for election nt tho bien
nial convention In ISO), tho ratification
then being merely formal:
Grand president, William J. Trcmbnth,
Wllkes-Barre; vice grand president, Al
exander Hudson, Allegheny; grand sec
retary, J. Henry Williams, Philadelphia;
grand treasurer, John Kenworthy, Pitts
burg; trustees, Albert Harker and Rich
ard Seed, ot Philadelphia. Tho following
wcro nominated for grand messenger: J,
Henry Perkins, George Townsend nnd
Frank Terry, of Philadelphia; Charles
Parker, McKcespoit; James Stevens,
Washington; William Sims, Lrle; James
The following were elected ns represen
tatives to tho Supreme grand lodge.whlch
meets In Chlcugo In 190J: Fred W. Dodd,
Fred Jennings, William Griffin, A. J. Pay
ton, William Hcnseg, George Bcrs,
Charles n. Miller and J. Henry Perkins,
all of Philadelphia; W. J. Trembath,
Wllkes-Barre; James Stevens, Washing
ton; James Dorsctt, Shamokin, and John
It Is Reported That Govern
ment Accepts Ship
By ExcIusUe Wire from The Associated Press.
London, Aug. 7. Replying in the
house of commons today to a lequcst
of Lord Charles Beresford for assur
ance that no binding agreement would
be concluded between tho government
and the shipping combination without
tho agreement being appiovcd by par
liament, the premier, A. J. Balfour,
"I do not think it possible to negoti
ate on this or any other subject if the
proposed terms are to bo publicly dis
cussed bcfoic the government has
agreed to them. The government, how
ever, is most anxious to take tho house
Into its confidence at the earliest pos
Mr. Balfour's reply has particular In
terest, as Belfast dispatches today an
nounce that the government acrepted
J. Pierpont Morgan's- offer to glVe the
admiralty a claim on the combination's
ships. As evidence of the acceptance,
It is said that the goveinment has
chartered the Corinthia, the first ship
built for the trust and which has just
been completed at the Harlund-Wolf
Responses to inquiries made here
show that the belief is general that J.
Plerpont Morgan's offer practically lias
been accepted by the government. The
Belfast dispatch may slightly antici
pate the technicalities required to close
the agreement, or may not allow for
changes Inserted snee the offer was
mude originally, but there appears to
be little doubt that the spirit of the
scheme Is acceptable to the cabinet.
J. P. Morgan & Co., when asked con
cerning the reported agreement, adopt
ed the same non-committul attitude as
the premier, Mr. Balfour, in the house
THE GRAND CIRCUIT
TO BE FINISHED TODAY
Driver Boyce Badly Injured by Fall
Off a Horse The Events of
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated I'rew.
Buffalo, Aug. 7. ftaln this afternoon
necessitated postponement of the fin
ish of the 2.14 and 2.07 trots until to
morrow afternoon. The grand circuit
meeting wns to have ended today.
Captain W. H. Boyce, W. L. Snows, as
sistant, was badly huit at the Mack
today while driving a horse which fell.
His arm was biokcn In two places and
he was Injured internally. A putse of
over $500 was raised for him. Ho Is
well known all over the country. Sum
mary: 213 pace; puise, $1,100.
1 1 1
Best time, L'.UU.
L'.U pace; puise, $1,200.
Don Deiby , 1 1
Billy H 7 2
Dundy C 2 9
You Bet j 3
Carthago Oil I, Dnpline Dallas, Plnchom
Wilkes, Maggie llubbaid, Tounco Queen,
Don Klloy and C. T, W,, also staited,
2.U Mot; puise, $1,200 diminished).
Bo-Klected 1 1
Plico of Oiange J 2
Miilboiiia ,,.,, ,, 2 7
Allco Can-, Klondike, A. J. D, and
Allco Russoll ulso staited. Time, 2.15,
"207 trot; puise, $1,200 dinflnlshcd),
Time, 2 0tTJi.
. ON THE PENNSY,
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Cress.
Philadelphia, Aug, 7, The Pennsylvania
railroad for tho week ending August 2
cairled only 920 tons of authiaclte coal.
This Is tho smallest tonnage of hind coal
the compuny bus moved for mnnv eurs.
For tho sumo week In 1901 the tonnage of
anthracite amouuted to 98,439 tons, Tho
shipments of bituminous coal continue, to
show a steady Inciense. Ijibt week tho
company curried DS7,9Jj tons agulust 383,719
tons last year.
St. Michael Betaken.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Capo Haytlen. Haytl, Aug 7.-Tho army
under Cleneiul Nord, minister of war of
tho provisional govoinment, has retaken
St. Michael and Marmalade.
TO THE PEOPLE
Sixteen Hen Are Known to Have
Been Killed Result of, Gas
By Kxclmltc Wire from The Associated Press.
Trinidad, Col., Aug. 7. Sixteen men
are known to have been killed and
some Others are reported missing, ns
tho result of an explosion of gas In one
of the mines of the Union Coal -and
Coke company at Bowen, six miles
from Trinidad, tonight. The work of
rescuing the bodies was begun at once
and four had been taken out at 10
o'clock. No names are obtainable at
Tho mine employs about sixty men,
all Americans nnd Iiish, no Mexicans
or Italians being employed. Only
meugie detulls have been received heie.
ARREFTED FOR MURDER
OF DANIEL SWEENEY
Three Companions of the Murdered
Man Are Accused of the Crime.
Plenty of Evidence.
By Inclusive W ire from The Associated Tress.
Wilkes-Bnt re, Aug. 7. Three men
have been ai rested In connection with
tho murder of Watchman Daniel J.
Sweeney, of Nantlcoke. Those in cus
tody are Ignatz Shukis, Michael Yush
ko and Joseph Smith. The latter Is a
Polander, while tho other two nto
Lithuanians. After a hearing before
"Squire Kutzkl they were brought to
this city and placed In the county jail.
Theie is more than mete suspicion
back of this airest, in fact, from the
developments s,ince last evening's hear
ing it looks as If the men ai rested are
the parties that committed the terrible
County Detective Jones' and Chief
Adamson, of the Delawaie, Lacka
wanna and Western detective forced
who went to work on the case shortly
after Sweeney's dead body was found,
made the airest and It is believed have
testimony In their possession very
damaging to the accused.
'Squire Kutzkl, In order to avoid a
crowd and possibility of a demonstra
tion, gave the prisoners a hearing in
an open field. Only the detectives and
a few witnesses were present. What
developed at this heating has not yet
been made public, but It was later
learned that the men deny participat
ing in the crime, although they admit
being in Melarie saloon with Sweeney
during the evening. TI19 detectives
have witnesses to prove thnt the men
left the place with Sweeney and an
other witness, Charles Corner, will
swear that he saw thtee men tunning
from a point near Krlslcky's house In
front of which the dead body was
It was almost 10 o'clock Tuesday
night when Sweeney enteied Melurle's
saloon and he was about ,to drink a
glass of beer when Smith entered and
was soon followed by the otheis.
Sweeney Invited the foreigners to take
a drink and they accepted. He ngaln
treated all hands and then 'announced
that he was going home. The others
left the place with him nnd that was
the last seen of the man alive. There
Is a diffeience of opinion ns to whether
or not Sweeney was Intoxicated on
enteilng the saloon. Some claim that
ho had been drinking since afternoon,
nnd was not sober w;hen he went Into
Melnrle's saloon. The evidence so far,
although strong, Is wholly clicumstan
tlal. It Is said, however, that theie is dl
lect evidence in sight, and Detective
Jones is working towards thnt end.
County Detective Jones nnd Chief Ad
amsnn, of the Lackawanna force, aie
worthy ot a gient deol of praise for
their promptness nnd energy In woik
Ing up tho case, for few muideis have
occmred in Luzerne county wheio nr-
tests followed so quickly as In the
The funeinl of Mr, Sweeney will take
place from the fnmlly lesldence on Fri
day afternoon and Interment will be in
Sugar Notch cemetery.
Baltimore Organization Thinks Sons
of the Emerald Isle Should Stay
at Home and Fight.
By i:ilusle Wire from Tho Assocljled Press.
Biiltlinoic, Aug, 7, At the thlul nnd
concluding session of the stato con
vention of the Anciept Older of Hiber
nians u resolution was adopted in favor
of teaching the Gaelic hinguugu in par
ochial school und In Irlsh-Aineticnn
homes nud.ulso a tcsolutlon discourag
ing fiuther Irish eiulgiutlun, "as the
Irish people aio needed at home to con
tinue the fight for nutlonul fieedoin,"
Tho convention lefused to ndopt a le
poit endoislng the Iiisli lund league.
Thomas Uurke, of Baltlmoie was lect
ed piesldent. After final adjournment
the delegates attended a Hibernian re
union at Ituiley park.
Degulchard Defeats McParland,
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Piovldenco, It. I., Aug. 7. Itasil Do
gulchaid defeated Floyd MoFuiland at
tho Coliseum tonight by 694 laps In a 20.
mllo contest. Tho young Frenchman
mudo the distance in 3 30,0$ J-5.
An Expression oT Gratitude Tor
Sumpathu Dlsplaued Dur
ing fits Illness.
PROCLAMATION ON EVE
Edward Tells of His Heartfelt Ap
preciation of the Good Will Evi
denced at Home and in the Colonics.
A Spontaneous Indication of His
Majesty's Peelings The Peoplo
Enthusiastic at Their Sovereign's
By Excltmic Wire from Tho Associated Press.
London, Aug. 7. The following mes
sage from King Edward to his peoplr
was made public tonight: '
To My People: On the eve of my
cotonutlon, nn event which I look upon
us one of the most solemn and impor
tant ot my life I am anxious to ex
press to my people at home and in the
colonies and in India my Heartfdlt ap
pi eclat ion or the deep sympathy they
have manifested toward me during a
time in my life of such Imminent dan
ger. Tho postponement of the corona
tion cetemony on account of my Illness
has caused, I fear much Inconvenience
and trouble to all who Intended to cele
brate It. But their disappointment has
been b"orne by them with admirable
patience and temper.
The. prayers of my people for my
recovery w ere heard and I now offer up
my deepest gratitude to divine provi
dence for having preserved my 'life and
given me strength to fulfill the im
portant duties which devolve upon me
as sovereign of this great empire.
(Signed) Edwatd R. and I.
Buckingham Palace, August 8.
King Edward's proclamation Is a
personal and spontaneous expression of
his majesty's feelings. It was concelv-""
da, .written by himself, lii-an autai r
graph, letter to the home secretary, C.
T. HItchle. In addtesslng this 'commu
nication to tho home secretary the king
is following the traditions observed by
the late Queen Victoria when she ad
dressed personal messages to the nation.
King Edward did hot dilve out today.
A laige crowd had gatheied outside
Bucklnghapi palace In expectation of
their majesty's taking a drive, but the
king, who' was lunching in one of the
fiont 100ms of .the, building came to a
Window In fu view 'of tho people who
cheered him enthusiastically. The king
bowed his acknowledgements.
SCHEME TO BREAK DEADLOCK.
Republican State Committee Will
Take a Hand in the Affair.
By KxclubUe Wire from The Assoditcfl l'icsi.
Honesdale, Aug. 7. After agreeing to
a plan to bieak the deadlock the He
publican confetees of the Twenty-sixth
senatorial dlstUct ndjourned at nonn
today. By the agreement the Repub
lican state committee Is authorized 'to
appoint two tnoie confeiees one euph
fiom Wajne and Hus.quthunna coun
ties. The new confeiees will then meet In
Honesdale. If they fall to make the
nomination the state committee la au
thoilzed then to appoint an umpire.
The conference would in the latter evenc
be composed of eleven membeis.
JOHN G. WILLIAMS KILLED.
Well Known Mine Foi'eman the Vic
tim of a Runaway.
By rxclii.!c Wire fiom 'the Afnciatri) I'irss
Wllkcs-Hiiie, Aug. ".--John C Will
lams, aged M, mm of tho be'sf known mlnj
f 01 email In tho Wjonilng legion, wus
killed tonight In a iiinawav, llu and a
companion named A. A. Kojscr, weie
diluvlug down tho mountain hide when
the hoi.su seared at an obstacle In the
iciadway and making a shaiii turn thtow
both men out, Willi inn fell on his head
and was londcud unconscious, Ilo died
In a few minutes. Kcysoi w.is iiijiued in
ternally but will rocoer,
Pig Production Sold in Advance.
B) Ilxcluslte Wire from Tho Associated Press.
Illimlnghuni, Ala., Aug, 7, Annoiiiito
ment Is made by tho Sloss and Sheffield
company that they have withdrawn from
tho pig lion market. 'Hie company has
sold Its pioductlon for this year and over
half of its pioductlon for tho six months
of tho coming year. Six furnaces belong
ing to this company are In full operation.
By Kxclus!e Wire from The Associated Press,
New York. Aug, 7. Arrived: Germanic,
Liverpool, Snlledr La Bretagne, Havre;
Kouuigen Lulbe, Bremen via Cherbourg.
I'l mouth Arrived: Blucher, New Voik,
(jucenstown Sailed: Teutonic, New Yoik,
ltotteidum Sailed: Rotterdam. New
Yoik via Boulqsne Bur Mer (and sailed
ftom latter port),
Local data for August 7 ,190.5;
Highest tetupciaturo ,, 72 degrees
Lowest tempeintuie ,,,,,,, 72 degrees
8 a. m. .,,, k.., , CD per cent.
8 p. in. ..., , u percent.
Pioclpitatlon, 2t houis, ended 8 p. m.,
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f WEATHER POREOAST, -f
Washington, Aug, 7. Forecast -f
for Friday and Saturday; Luatein
Pennsylvanlu-Lociil rains Friday;
Batuiday fair; flesh west winds. -f
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