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SCRANTON, PA.. THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 23, 1902.
Many Men Needed for Repair
Work About Collieries
Have Secured Places.
fhe Engineers and Pumpmen Have,
ns a Rule, Found Their Positions
Permanently Occupied by Others.
Many Towns Celebrate the Dawn
of Peace by Big Parades.
By Kxrlushr Wire from Tlic Arwctalcd Picas.
, AVIlkos-Harro, Pa., Oct. 22. Rapid
progress is being made liy nil thp coal
ife. companies in the anthracite region to-
ikwurd it general resumption of coal mln-
Sliig. The suspension olllclnlly cuds at 7
o'clock tomorrow morning, but the
Quantity of 'oal that will ho mined this
' ."-V'SpIt will 110L ho great. It is not be-
,,Myed twenty-five per cent, of the nor-
mai production will be reached until
smne time next. week. Tlipro are a nuni-
hereof mines that will not bn In con-
'. (lition lor operntlon for several months.
)ff and there are others that will not be
ready for t ip nien under two or three
r . fJve,oks. The day was devoted to a gen-IStf&t'ra-f'iiisrjectlon
at most collieries to sco
I.TJT fylmt lsv needed livtho way of repairs
is before the men can cut coal. Every
;tf piece of machinery must be pone over
' in 5(p whether It Is In tit condition to be
ti . oncrated before the fans In most mines
Ir-'v'"''1"' stilr,ed to drive out the pas and
uuiri Jiupui iljucv lit lilt: .ill. Ill u (.',il
number of collieries there will have to
be much timbering done to prevent
"squeezes'." The nearly six months'
Idleness has In many Instances rusted
breaker machinery, which may cause
some delay in starting. Notwlthstand-
ll.n Hit ...rmo iliir1tii.lu I...."...... , 1. .
VJ.'fF. ,M. IIIIUIJ UlUMUIInri IHMIl'tll, IJI1J
jUiiHJyA'uiWjM" -iiu ruiiiiiinu lucre.
rffJ-tWWi:3SS,-.'AnliLrVii- ,llui ,-ll,fl,.
'before 'real cold -weather sot.; in.
Thousands of men of every class
lfiude application for work today.
Under the decision of the convention
those, directly employed In cutting and
handling coal cannot return to work
until tomonow, but workmen who are
needed to make repairs and otherwise
place the workings In condition for
operation were reinstated today wher
ever needed. There were many disap
pointments, however, principally among
the engineers and pumprtumers. These
two classes of mine workers struck on
June 2 for an eight-hour day and also
to help the miners.
Regarding' Non-Union Men.
Their positions are not so arduous as
those of the miners and their laborers,
ami tho wages paid are comparatively
better. They want their old positions,
and in many cases they failed. It is
tho opinion of the workers that tho
superintendents will llnd a way to re
employ nil of them. The unlunists say
the companne.s will got rid of all in",
competent men hired during the sus
pension, because when the mines begin
working full time the non-union men
..111 not be able to till their places prop
erly. The striken; argue that superin
tendents will not risk the lives of the
men nor the wrecking of tho mines,
thritigh the mistake of the non-union
men, whom the strikers claim are most
ly Incompetent. Company superintend
ents said today there would he no dis
crimination in taking back men, except
that where men have committed vio
lence or were otherwise unduly aggres
sive during the pi ogress of ihe strike.
Such men, the officials say, will not he
One of the developments of the day
was the great number of men who have
been employed throughout tho strike,
who loft their places today and return
ed to their homes. Hundreds were paid
off bv the several coal coinpunies In
this valley, and the same Is trim
throughout the regions. Among these
were clerks, who will return to the
offices of the coal companies; men who
..were employed In other occupations
mid were thrown 'out or work on ac
count or tho strike; men who weie
,. strikers but wont back to work in other
pants of the region where they wero
not known, and will now return to
thulr own localities and try to get
work in their old places, and somu coal
and iron 'policemen. It Is expected
more of these men will quit work In
the course of the next few days. They
are disliked by the unionists, and It Is
probable tho, , relatnoiis between tlieni
will not bo 'lmprnvi-d once they get
worklng.,sldu by side In the mines.
.Many Towns Celebrate.
Celebrations in honor of the ending
of the strike wero continued In many
towns or the Wyoming valley today.
Plymouth hud a big time hi the morn
lug, and Plains, just outside of this
idty, celebrated tonight,
President Mitchell Is now engaged In
preparing the minors' side of tlio case,
fpr presentation to the arbitration com
mission, lie will appear before the tri-
1 bunnl and w(l have with hlni a num
ber of assistants. Mr. Mitchell had
nothing to say today, regarding the
situation, lnit It Is evident from his
manner that hn Is qulto satlsiled with
the progress of invents. He held a
conference with t&utlonal Secretary
Treasurer y, ij'wilsoii today, nnd th"
. Hitter left lor national headquarters
the Mlnu Workers, at Indianapolis, late
tlj.ls afternoon. It Is very likely thut
soon after his arrival there, an an
nouncement will be sent out to termln
a - ha collection of the strike assess
ment levied In July on all union soft
The troops In Ibis region have not yet
receive orders to leave for home, and
none Is expected now until after the
collieries get well started. There has
been no trouble In this region, beyond
a few lights, the result of pay-day
among non-union men,
TROUBLE AT SHENANDOAH.
Miners Refuse to Sign an Agreement
Not to Molest Non-Union Men.
Ily lXclushe Wire trnm The Associated I'rcM.
Shenandoah, Oct. 22. The men who
reported for work at the Hill Creek
Coal company's Vulcan colliery this
morning were told that they would
have to report at the company's store
and sign a contract befoie being rein
stated. A few of them signed the
paper as requested, but many refused
to sign and returned home. Supeiin
telident Jones was called upon the tele
phone ui his home at llar.letou tonight
by an Associated Press correspondent
and asked the nature of the contiact
which the men are requested to sigd.
"We simply ask the men to sign an
agreement to the effect that they will
not interfere In any way with non
union men or with the men now at
work." A number of the men declared
tonight that they will not sign ,n con
tract of any kind.
MOB AT SHAMOKIN.
They Look for Non-Union Men and
Wreck a Saloon.
By Kxclusivo Wire from The Associated Prej.
Shumnkln, Pa.. Oct. 22. A mob at
Treverton tonight enterrd John H.
Long's saloon. In search of Shock Kin
senhoeker, who was accused of work
ing at the mines during the strike.
Not tinding Klnsenhoeker, tlio crowd
threw stones at the windows, breaking
many of them. Long discharged a re
volver Into the crowd. John Meyers
was wounded in the leg. The mob dis
persed without doing further damage.
MISSIONARY COUNCIL ..
OF EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Important Topics Discussed at the
Sessions in Philadelphia Greet
ings from England.
Ily i:iIiimv Wiie (nun The -iui.itcil Vrm.
Philadelphia. Oct. 22, Two Important
topics were discussed al today's ses
sions of the Missionary council of the
Protestant Kpiscopal church. The first,
which consumed the entire morning
session, with the exception of a half
hour set aside for the transaction of
business, concerned the desirability of
a change In tho missionary canon of
the church. The principal speakers on
this subject were Tit. Rev. H. V, Sut
terlee. bishop of Washington, anil Rt.
Hev. I... It. (hewer, bishop of Montana.
The second referred to the need of ad
ditional mission workers nnd how to
meet it, addresses being made by III.
Hev. Cameron Jlann, bishop of North
Dakota; Hev. .1. C. Roper, of the Gen
eral Theological seminary, and Hev. I.,.
H. Hhlgely, of Wu Chang, China.
Hlshop Satterlee, in discussing tlio
first named subject, advanced many
reasons why a change would he bene
(lclal. In his opinion the restrictions
placed upon the missionary council
hampered that body In promoting tho
work for which It was created. New
conditions have arisen, he said, and
new methods should be devised to meet
Uishop Ilrewer argued agalmt a
change, as he believed the organization
was satisfactory, A rearrangement
would cause confusion and fall to in
crease the Interest In mission work.
The subject of mission workers, dis
cussed at the afternoon session, brought
oik numerous suggestions for increas
ing the number of volunteers.
aii appeal was received from the
Bishop Payne Divinity school, at
Petersburg, Vn for funds, and a reso
lution offered by Hlshop Hrown, of Kan
sas, was adopted requesting the board
of managers to appropriate Sluo.000 to
be distributed among Hie bishops In the
tlreetlngs were received from the dlo
cesan conference of Itochcster. Kng
laiid, nnd a reply was Immediately
H,v i:tliiilvi) Wile from 'Hie Aswji'iated Pre".
NVw Vork. Oct. r.'.-Arrlved: .Mulcitie,
Liverpool mill Wliceustown. Hailed;
Oceanic. Liverpool; St, Louis, Soiilh.imp.
ton; I'ovle. Liverpool. (Hicciisttiwu-Ar-rlved:
Teutonic, New York. l.l.ard
Passed; La Lorraine. xw y,i; lor
Havre. Itottonlani Anlved: Stotendain,
Now York. Itieiiien-Arilved: Kiilsorln
Maria Tlieresla, New York via Plymouth
and Cherbourg. Naples An I veil: Trade,
New York for Oenoa and proceeded,
iiSnthamiiton Anlved: St. Paul, New
York. Cherbourg Sailed: Kaiser yil
helm der fJross-e, from liieineu and South
ampton, Now York. Liverpool-Hailed:
Oermanlc, New York via tjiiiiciistowii,
Five at Buffalo.
ny Kxcluvhe Wire Ironi The Aaroclitri) Press.
llnffolo. Oct. 22. Kirn tonight destroyed
tho freight tilled o( tho Union Steamboat
company. Kortuuately the propoller Ti
oga, which sailed today, almost emptied
tho sheds of freight. The total loss is es.
tlmated at 7r,.j.
Killed His Daughter.
BjiKxi'luiiir .'Vlre horn fh .ucljieil I'iwi.
Aitkin. Mlln., Oct. SJ.-Hocause ho ob
jected to heiApropused murriugc, Oust Ol.
sen. living ncVr here, killed his daughter
with a butclieiVknlio last nljlit.
NEW MEXICO'S DROUGHT.
Jacarilla Apnche3 in Distress Agent
Advises Timber Sales,
Ily I'xclu.lve Wire (mm The Assoclalnl l'n,
Washington, Oct. 22. The worst
drought In the history of northern New
.Mexico prevailed during tlio six months
ended last July, says the miiiuut report
of the agent nt the Jiicurllta Apache
Indian agency, New Mexico. The crops
for IH02 are it total failure. The Indians
dug under the rocks for enough wutcr
to quench their thirst and drove their
stock for days before (hiding water for
them. Many horses, cattle, sheep and
goats died of hunger and thirst.
"The Indians," he says, "have been
drinking water that would kill an ordi
nary 'man. In spite of their self-help
there Is not enough Income to keep the
Indians from want." Tlio remedy ad
vocated by the report Is the sale of
their timber, which, It Is said, would
soon enable them to support them
selves, If the proceeds were applied to
the purchase or sheep and cattle. If a
remedy is not applied, the report sug
gests, It In likely that the Jacarllla
Apache always will be a burden to the
B-G RALLY IN
First Meeting of Campaign Is
Addressed by Beveridge,
Foraker and Hanna.
Ily Koluiie Wire from 'I lie Aw i.ilcil I're.'.i,
Cincinnati. O.. Oct. 22. The first and
only Republican rally in this city this
year was addressed tonight by Senators
Heverldge. Koraker and Hanna. Tho
meeting was preceded by a parade of
Itepubllcan clubs. Music hall, with a
seating capacity of more than 3.000, hail
all Its standing room taken with crowds
about the doors.
Senator Koraker presided anil re
viewed former campaigns and their
leaders, saying there never was one
like that of this year, when tho Demo
crats hml no Issues and no leader un
less Tom Johnson is their leader. He
reviewed the old Issues of free trade,
free silver. "Aguilialdo. the (ienrgo
Washington of the Orient," ami lust of
all was tlio "strike which President
Roosevelt had removed, so that now
the Democrats wore without Issue,
leader or hope."
Speeches! by Senators Heverldge and
Senator Hanna received a rousing
ovation as he appeared. Senator Han
nu's address related mainly to state'
affairs, and i specially to his neighbor
Tom Johnson. lie referred to tho
speeches of Foraker and Heverldge
about the Democratic party not hav
ing a leader or an Issue, but lie said
they had heavy liabilities and a receiv
er in Ohio Tom Johnson. He said
Johnson's plank on equal taxation
meant for the "other fellow" to pay
the taxes and bis home rule plank
meant that he was "It." He said tlio
only. Issue of the Democrats hi Ohio
this" year was Tom Johnson with all ills
sophistries, and the issues of the Ile
publlcans were their record of forty
years and the support of President
Hoosevelt in carrying out the princi
ples and policies of McKlnley. Sena
tor Hanna then discussed national Is
sues at some length, and In referring
to tlio success of President Hoosevelt
and President Mitchell In closing the
strike, lie advocated a partnership In
the future between capital and labor, a
partnership of equal rights and fair
treatment. He raid the conditions now
are in favor of organized labor being
fully recognized by capital and lie
wanted organized labor also American
ized. This he considered the greatest
development of the twentieth century.
With the 'application of moral princi
ples and good citizenship and the gold
en rule, there would be no conflict be
tween the organizations of capital and
Speeches Made at Athens, Sayre and
Towanda Statements of Demo
ny Uiclmlvp Wire (loin Ihe .Wodated l'ie,
Athen.-i, Pa,, Oct. 22, Former Judge
Pennypaeker, the Republican guberna
torial candidate, today made cumpalgn
speeches at Sayru and Towanda, and
tonight appeared at Athens,
In his address, Mr. Pennypacker tool;
occasion to refute some or the ehaigcs
made by the Democratic campaigners,
and Caiidldato Drown answered the
statements of his opponent, Mr, (iuth
rle, Mr, Drown said Mi;. Outline evad
ed the question at Issue and repeated
his challcge of $l,0i0 to he given to any
Pennsylvania charily if Mr. Outlnle
will, lu two weeks, produce a senator
ial apportionment bill that will be cou
stltutloiial, Judge Pfiinypucker said
the alleged Ills from which Pennsylva
nia suffered existed In the wrong
thinking of some of the people. ij0 re
ferred also to tho settlmciit of the coal
Thousand Men on Strike,
Ily i:rludie Wiie dim Tlio Ansonateil 1'ivm.
Washington, Pit., Oct. 22. Nearly a
thousand men employed at Hid twu
plants of the Hazel ainss and Metal
company and the Atlas (Hush and Muttil
company, went out on a strike this even.
Ins, as it result of the refusal of tho of
ficials to recognUn tho Olabs Workers'
union. The plants which are among the
largest industries in Washington, arc
completely shut up tonight, but It is be
lieved they will paitlally operate tomor
row. Oscar Pavors Germany,
Uy Kxc-lmbc who troia The Aioclaeil l'rei.
rterlln, Oct, 22. Tho flerman foreign
office confirms the report from Washing,
ton that King Oscar of Sweden and Nor
way has decided the Hamoan arbltra.
tlou In favor of Oorinany, Tlio foreign
offlco is not yet ready to make public the
terms of the decision.
He Sneaks on Politics In Taiiiinanu
Hull tor the First Time In
Referring1 to Coal the Speaker
Charged Senator Piatt with Dodg
ing tlio Vote Imposing a Tariff on
Anthracite Thinks tho Selection
of Arbitrators to Adjust a Labor
Strike Is More Temporary Relief.
The Question of Tariff a Perman
ent and Lasting Question.
Ily Kxeliiibe Wlierfruiu 'I'lie .soii.itcd l'ie..
New York. Oct. 22. For the first lime
in ten years. David H. Hill, former gov
ernor and former Hnlted States sena
tor from the slate of New York, spoke
tonight hi Tammany hall. The occa
sion was the ratification of the Demo
cratic state ticket.
Former President drover Cleveland
sent a letter expressing his regret that
a prior engagement prevented ills at
tending fhe meeting.
Cithern who spoke were: Charles .N".
Bulger, candidate for lieutenant gover
nor; John H. Stunchlleld and Martin
Prior to the meeting IIipi-p was a par
ade, reviewed at the .Manhattan dub by
Hint S. Color and other candidates on
tlio Democratic state ticket. Mr.
Coler had been tendered a reception
at Hie club, where he made a speech,
after dining with Sir. Hill and other
At thu Tammany hall gathering Con
gressman MeClellau read px-Presideut
Cleveland's letter, which was received
wllh much enthusiasm and loud cheer
ing. It was as follows:
Westllelil. Princeton, N. J., Oct. 20, IK'2.
To Charles 1'. Murphy, fcNq.
My Dear Sir. f regret that my engage
ments will not permit an acceptance of
your iuvitutiiiu tii attend the Democratic
meeting to bo held in Tammany Halt on
tin 22nd inst.
It In most gratifying to learn from thu
terms of your note that Hip Democracy of
thr."W(y of New Vork fully appreciates
how vitally tlio underlying principles of
our party are Involved hi the-punding can
vass, and also you know of tho determin
ation that they shall not be forgotten in
Its campaign efforts.
The great Donnieratic organization of
the city of New York Is so Important a
factor in controlling tho result of party
endeavor In the broadest fields, that no
campaign in which it engages can bo
considered sufficiently local to free it
from the responsibility of its influence
ilium parly prospects everywhere and at
This responsibility has been well met In
the present comalgn by the selection of
trustworthy candidates, by Intelligent
party work, and by tho sensible efforts to
secure harmonious Democratic, action.
I sincerely hope, that ns a result, tlio
Democracy of tho city of New York will
again demonstrate its invincibility at
home; that Deonicratlc good government
and economical administration will bo io
storert to the people of the state, and
that Democratic hope and conlldeiten will
lip revived and stimulated far beyond the
limits of city and state.
Hoping that your meeting will be
abundantly successful and mo.-.t useful in
the cause, I am,
Mr. Hill, who reached the hall prior
to the reading of Mr. Cleveland's let
ter, was received with great applause,
Mr. Hill's Speech.
"1 make no apology for my appear
ance hero tonight," said Mir. Hill, "be
cause none Is needed. You will recall
what 1 said at the opening of
the Tllden club, In this city, some
months ago, when I declared that In
this campaign I should know no friends
or enemies, except tho trionds and
enemies of thu Democratic party. He
gardless of past differences, which
never related to party policy, I extend
the right hand of fellowship to every
Democrat on this grand old organiza
tion loyally supporting Democratic
candidates and principles."
Referring to the tariff on coal, Mr,
Hill charged Senator Piatt with dodg
ing tho vote in congress on the ques
tion nt' Imposing a tariff on tinthracllo
colli. President Hoosevelt, he said, hud
declined to express an opinion as to
whether the existing tariff should be
"The people," said Mr. Hill, "are
waiting for him to act. Tlio selection
of arbitrators to adjust a labor strike
is merely a temporary rellet, nut the
questlop whether there shall be here- '
after a tarltf tax on unthracilo coal Is
u permanent and lasting question."
Mr. 1 1 ill spoke at considerable length
on the questions of trusts mid revision
of tho tarllt and bitterly arraigned the
Itepubllcan extravagenco in statu af
fairs. After Mr. Coler and his associates on
the ticket had reviewed the parade
from tho balcony of tho Manhattan
tlub, a banquet was seiwc-d. at which
Justice Trims presided, and during
which the following letter from ex
Presldent Cleveland was read:
Charles II. Trims, President. Manhattan
My Dear Sir: 1 wish it was possible for
mo to attend tomorrow evening thu recep
tion to bo given by the Manhattan club
to tho Democratic candidates for statu
offices In tho canvass now pending.
Though no longer a citizen of New
Yoi It, 1 cannot lose my Interest in her
political welfare nor forget tho honors
which her Democracy has conferred on
It is gratifying to know (hat the Man
hattan eluh, as of old, Is ready to glvo Its
encouragement and aid to thoso who
stand In the present cumpalgn as repre
sentatives of a united party und leader-?
In tlio Democratlo protest against neg
lect of the peoplo's Interest.
Hoping that the result will demonstrate
that tho political sentiment of the people
of the stale of New York Is still lu favor
of safe and conservative Democracy and
Is pieparcd to support Its candiualcs, t
am, Very truly yours,
TWO BRIDGE PAINTERS KILLED.
Nelson Fotterolf and Prank Hirt
Crushed by a Dirtier.
fly I'.xrliKlvc Wire (rem The Aorl,iti'd I'rcM.
Hnrrlsbiirg, Pit,, Ocl. 22. Two men
weie killed, one was fatally Injured ami
two others were seriously Injured In tho
bridge and construction department of
the Pennsylvania. Steel works, at Steel
ton, today. The dead;
NKLSON 11. KUTTKROLK, !!0 years,
FRANK MIRT, 2" years.
.THRU LKLAK. H7 years, fatally Injured.
William Miller and John Shank were
seriously hurt. Shank's homo Is nt
Shireiniinstown. Pit. The other men
lived at Steelton.
Tlio men were painters and were
working on a. row of steel girders
weighing about ten tons apiece. Tho
glider on which they were working fell
with tlipm and the others piled on top
of It. Fclterolf was crushed to death,
and Hirt died soon after being taken
out of the muss of steel.
Lelak was brought to the Harrlaburg
Miller Is injured Internally.
Evidence Presented'- Before
Justice Lambert Yesterday.
Letters in Evidence.
By Exelusive Wire (roin The A;oclaterl Pr8s.
New Vork. Oct. 22. Police Captain
CJporge McCluskey was called to iden
tify the exhibits In the case that passed
through his hands when he was head
of the detective bureau. He told of the
packages then found at 1620 Broadway,
the letter box place hired in tho name
of Cornish, and was telling of the re
ports made to him by the men of bis
staff when ex-Oovernor Hlack objected.
Justice Lambert ruled against him,
and McClusky identified ihe package of
Kutnow powder that was sent to tho
letter box and never called for. Wit
ness said he bad submitted to experts
the various specimens -of handwriting
lie had received, including specimens
from Cornish. Defense objected to this
testimony, but was overruled.
McCluskey was not allowed to say
what opinion the experts had given of
Joseph J. Koch, tlie,tepp,fi- of tho
letter box place was called to the stand.
Up said that in June of 1S9S, he receiv
ed a. letter signed Roland H. Mollneux,
asking tho cost of u private letter box,
Ho sent, a circular containing his rules
and terms to Mollneux In Newark. On
Dec. 21, ISnS, the witness said o young
man came to his place of business and
hired a letter box. The man gave him
the name of H. Cornish.
Cornish, who was standing In the
body of tho court room, stood up.
"Is that the man who hired the letter
box?" asked Mr. Osborne.
"It is not."
"Did this defendant hire a box from
you?" indicating Mollneux.
"Ho was In the store inquiring about
tho rent of a box."
Joseph J. Koch, the keeper of the
letter box place, then took the stand.
After, Koch told ex-Governor Hlack It
was not until the summer of 1SB0, In
June, that ho llrst said he recognized
Molineux as the man who called to ceo
about hiring a letter box.
Charles 15. Allen, a chemist In tho
color house of H. Constant & Co., was
called to tell of his association with
Mollneux in Morris Herman & Co.'s
color house, in Newark. The labora
tory there, the witness said, was "fairly
well equipped." Ho and Mollneux sub
scribed for one or two trade papers,
and frequently made experiments In
producing colors. Mollneux had use of
"Did you write this letter?" asked
Mr. Osborne, showing witness it paper
"I did. I wrote it and signed It, and
mailed It jit Mr. Mollneux's request.
My Initials appear under ills name."
Tho letter was offered In evidence,
lifter Mr. Osborne had explulued that It
was the letter Koch received asking for
the magazine "Studio" and to which bo
teplled by enclosing his circular giving,
among other things, the terms for pri
vate" letter boxes,
"Did Mollneux ever know anything
about that letter you wrote to Koeh?"
"Did Mollneux get the papers received
in reply to that letter?"
"I don't think so."
On n-exitniliiatlon by Mr. Osborne.
Mr, Allen said he had general Instruc
tions from Mollneux to write for copies
of all trade papers,
F.x-davernor Hlack still objected to
tho admission or tho letter. Tho assist
ant district attorney argued that all ho
wanted to show by It was that Mol
lneux's address was sent to Koch and
to corroborate Koch's testimony that
ho hail Moljnmix'r! address and had sent
him a circular. In that way, counsel
argued, he would establish the pro
mimptlmi that .Mollneux had knowledge
of 1D20 Hroadway as a place where
letter boxes could be hired.
Justice Lambert reserved his decis
ion on the admission of the letter,
.William J. Kinsley, tho handwriting
expert, Identified some writing ho saw
Mollneux do In tho district attorney's
oflleo on February I" and February 19,
lS!il, and then declared that the so.
called'Hurpster letter, written Io Fred
erlck Stearns & Co., In Detroit, was
written by the same hand,
Mr. Osborne promptly offered tlio let
ter In evidence, and ex-Oovernor Hlack
us promptly objected on the grounds
that It Is Incompetent under tho ruling
of the court of appeals; that it tends
to connect and accuse tho defendant of
a crime other than that for which he la
on trial, ,and that the signature "II.
Cornish" docs pot necessarily refer to
Harry S. Cornish.
Justice Lambert overruled the objec-
BLOCKS THE SALE
tlon and the letter was reud to the
Kinsley testllied that, In his opinion,
Mollneau.v wrote that letter and nlso
three others, giving tho address 1620
Hroadway, signed "II. Cornish," and
unking for samples of patent medi
cines. All were admitted In evidence, despite
the objection of counsel.
A long series of written exhibits was
presented to the witness and Identified
by him as having been written by the
defendant. Mr. Osborne explained that
Kinsley was testifying as u layman,
and that later in the trial he will be
called again to testify as an expert.
Among tho letters Identified by Kins
ley were several of the so-cutlcd Har
net letters. Justice Lambert admitted
tlieni as standard of handwriting, after
counsel hud reached un agreement as to
which of them might bo considered
merely in that light and not prejudicial
to tho interest of the defendant.
Rudolph Holies testified thut at the
request of Mollneaux he wrote from
Newark on the letter of Jacobs Broth
ers, cigar makers, to Frederick Stearns
efc Co., of Detroit, asking about Hurp
stpr. Mr. Osborne said ho proposed show
ing that the inquiries about Hurpsler
formed an act of hostility toward Cor
nish, and that it was because the reply
to Urn Jacobs letter, sent by Holies,
was unsatisfactory, that Mollneaux
wrote the much discussed Harpster let
ter in the name of "II. Cornish."
"Did Mollneux say to you, 'Harpster
is tlic same low down vile kind as Cor
Kx-Governor Black called Cornish to
ask if bo had testiiied before the coro
ner that ltd believed that tho Harpster
letter -was written by Felix Gallagher,
n hostile employe of tho Knickerbocker
Athletic club. Cornish said ho could
not remember testifying to that effect,
but it was that at one time he did think
Gallagher iVrotc it.
The trial will bo resumed tomorrow
ELKIN TO TAKE UP
The Attorney General Directed to
Resist Application for the Sur
render of the Sentry.
By Eicins;-.e Wire from 'Die Associated Pre-
Harrisburg, Oct. 22. Governor Stone
today requested Attorney General El
kin to appear with the judge advocate
generals of the division and the Second
brigade, before Judge Maar, at Potts
vllle, next Monday, and resist the ap
plication which has been made for a
writ of habeas corpus upon Colonel
Ru Hedge, of the Eighteenth, regiment,
for thu surrender for trial of Private
Wadsworth, who Is charged with shoot
ing AVllliam Durham, at Shenandoah,
while on sentry duty. Mr. Fdkin and
ills associates have been directed by
the governor to make answer as to the
facts and resist the issuance of tho
suit. The governor says he expects the
judge will refuse tho writ, as the Guard
officials contend that Private Wads
worth was simply obeying the orders of
tho officers of the guard when he llred
the shot that killed Durham.
The governor was In consultation this
nfternon on this matter and the ques
tion of the withdrawal of the troops
from the mining region. No order for
their withdrawal will bo Issued today,
and probably not tomorrow.
WOUNDED BY A POLICEMAN.
Sergeant Reilly, of the Sixth Regi
ment, Shot by William Whildin.
fly Exclusive Wire (roin The Associated Prn.
Tamuqua, Oct. 22. Willie endeavor
ing to quell a fight between soldiers
and a crowd in a Uiusford r.aloon at
midnight, Sergeant William D. Reilly,
of Company D, Sixth regiment, of
I'hoenlxvllle, was shot in tho neck by
William Wlilldln, a policeman. Whil
din entered the saloon while the fight
was in progress and called on the men
to desist, when ono of them struck
him In the face. He then whipped out
his revolver and llred Into the crowd,
the bullet striking Sergeant Reilly. The
affair has greatly exercised the sol
diers. Colonel Coryell, in command of
the Sixth regiment, will swear out a
warrant for Whildln's arrest. Sergeant
Reilly Is in n serious condition at the
This evening, Assistant Adjutant
I'ieiiorul Hllmoro stated that ho hod
completed his investigation relative to
tho shooting of Sergeant Reilly, of
Company D. Sixth regiment, Ho said
that he would not uitiko his report pub
lic at present, Inn that ho had In
structed the civil authorities of Lans
ford in swear a warrant for the arrest
of chief of Wlillden, (barging him with
attempted murder. A report from the
Ashhtnd hospital states that Sergeant
Rellly's condition In very critical.
Phocnlxvllle, Oct, 22. .Sergeant WU
Hum D. Reilly, who was Mint ut Lans
ford, by u policeman. Is u son of Mrs,
Jacob Austin, of this place. For some
time past Reilly hits lived In Johns
town, where bo winked In an Iron mill.
Ily ;M-liilrr Wire hum Tlic .Usui luted Pre!.
Washington, Oct. !S. Tho following civ.
Illiin caiidid.iles from Pennsylvania have
quulllled in their examinations for ap
pointment na second lieutenants, United
Stales army: John H. Doyle, Donald D.
Day and Townsend Whelan.
Imperial Underwear Co. Dissolved,
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated lira.
Dover, Del., Oct. 22. Notlco was (lied
In tlio oflleo of tho secretary of state to
day of tho dissolution of tho Imperial
Underwear company, of Scrantou.
Treatu with the United States ancf
the Government ot Den
mark Is Rejected.
RESULT OP VOTE ON
WEST INDIES CESSION
Measure, Reached Second Reading in
tho Upper Branch of the Rigsdag
Yesterday Opposition's Success in
Pre venting1 Its Acceptance Greeted
with Demonstrative Rejoicing.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated 1'resa.
Copenhagen, Oct. 22, The I.andsthlnrt
today rejected on second reading tho
bill providing for the ratification of tho
treaty between Denmark and the Unit
ed States In regard to the cession of
tho Danish West Indies.
The vote stood ?.'i to 32, a tie. The an
nouncement caused the greatest excite
ment in the bouse and demonstrations
on the part of the spectators in the
In the voting there was one absten
tion. The Rightists and two Independent-Conservatives
opposed the bill. Tho
Leftists and six Independent-Conservatives
The vole was taken without any de
bate today, and tho result was greeted
with mingled cheers and shouts of dis
approbation. Crown Prince Frederick, nil the min
isters and many members of the diplo
matic corps and members of the Folk
thing were present. The public gal
leries were crowded,
The cabinet held a meeting immedi
ately after the rejection of tho bill, and
the ministers unanimously agreed that
the action of the Landsthing did not
necessitate their resignation.
Tho finance minister intends to send
a commission to the Danish West In
die's to investigate tho situation, with a
view to assisting the Islands in develop
ing better economic conditions. The
syndicate which recently promised to
help the islands has been requested to
submit its plans and prepay to carry
them out so soon ns possible.' " '"'
Washington. Oct. 22. The State de
partment was advised today of the ac
tion of tho Landsthing in rejecting the
treaty of cession. The action caused
little surprise. The otllcers here are not
precisely advised as to the legislative
possibilities in Denmark, but even as
suming that today's action is final for
the present session, they rest in the
belief that it will only bo a short time
before Denmark will tiro of making
good, a dellclt In the revenues of the
The islands included in the proposed
cession have nil area of 137 square miles
and a population of about 3t000. They
are: St. Thomas, consider? the most
important strategically; St. Croix, and
St. John. The Islands once were ceded
to this country, in IS67, for $7.r00,000,
but the United States senate refused to
ratify the treaty. The present negotia
tions began about two years ago, and
resulted in the formal presentation of
the treaty to the senate during the last
session of congress. Tlio price which
tlio United States was to pay for the
islands was $5,000,000.
Police Recognize Four of the Fivo
Victims of the Chicago Fire.
By Exclusive Wire (loin The Associated Press.
Chicago, Oct. 22. Four of the flvo
bodies taken to tho morgue from tho
(lie in tho plant of the Glucose Sugar
Refining company last night have been
Identified, They are:
Otto Trapp, Edward Stolnke, Andrew
Woselka, Joseph Carry.
It is almost certain that several mdra
bodies aro lying In the ruins, but tho
heat of tho debris prevented firemen
from milking any search today, and thu
exact number is not known. Seven
teen time checks wero not returned to
the superintendent during the day, but
live of the men holding the missing
checks were seen near the ruins during
the day. A switchman declares that bo
saw four men slide down a water pipe,
and it Is known that one man Jumped
Into the river and made his escape.
This diminished the list to twelve,
granting that all the holders of the
missing checks wore killed with tho ex
ception of the men who have been seen
FOOT BAXL GAMES.
tly Exclusive Wire (rem The Associated Preii.
Watertown, N. Y., Oct, S2.-Connl
Muck's Philadelphia Athdetlcs foot ball
team dofeated tho Watertown Athletic
In a stubbornly contested game- today by
a score of It to 5.
At Annapolis Naval acndoniy, 10; Uni
versity of Pennsylvania, U .
At Princeton Princeton, ?; Dickinson
YESTERDAY'S WEATHER '
Ijoeal data for October 2.', l!WJ.
Highest temperature- .1" degrees
Lowest temperature l'ii degree.
8 a. in, sn per cent.
S p. m, taper cent,
Precipitation, 21 hours ended $ p. in.,
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f WEATHER FORECAST.
Washington. Oct, 2;'.-Forrcat -f
-i- for Thursday and Friday: Eastern 4-
4- Pennsylvania Fair Thursday and .
4- Friday; warmer Thursday; fresh
4- southwest winds becoming west. -f-.t
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