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r Troops in Possession of Another
REBELS PUT TO FLIGHT,
.Men or the sia-nai WVMIM
lataa! Bravery tn Placing Wlret in j
Extreme Front Twenty-nine
tcleiiraph Office Established.
Manila. June 6. Two battalions of
Washington troops, under colonel
i.illey. on board cascoes, were toweo
U Pasig to Morong on Sunday and
Bded under cover of a well directea
from the "tlnclad army gunboats
Lilian and Covadonga.
Fhe rebels, who were Intrenched In
I, outskirta of the town, reserved
Iflr nre until tne troops were asuure
t,i in the open.
The American artillery opened nre
i the Insurgents and drove them from
o.r positions, killing nine of them
kd wounding five.
The Washington troops tnen too
Fe town, me insurgents uwmg w iu
While the Americana were on their
lay to Morong the Insurgents opened
Ire rrom a snore Dauery ai jukuu,
heir first shot striking the Cova-
Ansa's awning aft at a range of 3,ovu
I The Napldan also was fired at.
The original plan was to surround
He forces of General Plo del mar,
i that he must retreat to the Morong
leninsula. where capture would have
en Inevitable. This waa not a com-
ilete success, because General Hall's
olumn found the country full of
tndlcaps to marching. There were
verai streams 10 oe oncigeu or iuru-
d, and the troops frequently flounder-
through morasses walat deep in
aud. an experience which, under the I
lernflc sun, exhausted the Americans
bite beyond endurance. Most of Gen-1
trI Plo del Pilar' followers are sup- i
posed to have escaped northward, j
robably reaching Hosodoso, a strong-
old In the mountains.
Reports from the chief signal officer i
,t Manila and from Major A. O. Devoe,
ol the quartermaster s department ;
ave been forwarded to Washington.
The report of the signal officer sketches
I Id considerable detail the work of the
ilgnal corps In the Islands, and speaks
;in terms of high praise of the work
of both officers and men.
There were many Instances of rapid
Ivork. and distinguished bravery on the
I part of officers In the' fight at Caloocan.
I where the laying of a long line oi wire
I was necessary. A signal office was set
lip at the extreme front, and waa doing
business In a few mlnutea after tne
I action ceased,
In the fight at Tondo an office was
opened and doing business In the heart
of the burning town before any at
tempt waa made to put out the nre.
Every command, depot or outpost ot
the amy can now be reached from tt
different telegraph office.
SPEAKER REED'S SUCCESSOR
T. B. naftideraoH of low' Will pre
side Over th National Hons.
Chlcaao. June 6. Congressman Da
vid B. Henderson, of Iowa, yesterday
received enough pledgee, by telegraph
and malU to give him 102 votes in the
Republican caucua when It meets In
CONGRESSMAN D. B. HENDERSON.
Washington. As 98 votes constitute
a majority of the Republican repre
sentation in the house. Colonel Hen
derson has nine to the good, and more
states to hear rrom. in addition
there 89 other votes which he has
good reason to believe will be pledged
to him In a short time, including 20
Baby Clark Safe at Home.
New York, June S Marlon Clark,
the kidnapped New York baby, was
found near Oarnersvllle, N. Y., and re
turned to her New York home. Her
abductors, C. B. Barrow and wife and
the nurse, whoae real name is Belle
Anderson, are under arrest, the two
former at Nyack, N. Y., and the latter
at Elisabeth, N. J. The nurse has con
fessed, saying that ahe waa drawn into
the plot by Barrow and his wife. Bar
row la the aon of fudge J. C. Barrow,
one of the oldest and wealthiest law
yers of Little Rock. Ark., and is him
self a lawyer. Mrs. Barrow's father
la a newspaper publisher at Goshen,
N. Y. Baby Clark had been kindly
treated by her abductors.
Denial From the Count and Connteas
pHa June 6. Comte and Comtesse
si 1817 7 .aVMl flsWI
l Bon! de Caatellane assure the corre
spondents of the American papers tnat
there la no truth In Che statement that
the comtesse waa mixed up in the
rioting on the Auteull race course on
Sunday. The comtesse waa disagree
ably surprised to see her name con
nected with the affair. The story
originally appeared In La Presse, of
this city, which said It had received
the information from a source usually
Reciprocity With Jamaica.
Kingston. Jamaica. June 1 In ac
cordance with the consent of the im
perial government, which , waa secured
from Mr. Joeeph Chamberlain, the sec
retary of state for the colonies, by the
recent action of the legislative council.
Jamaica will Immediately dispatch a
delegation to Washington for the pur-
wftth the United State.
HASH FOR OOYERNOg.
IhhI Favorite WIm In the
Cnlumhna O June i. The ReiMlbll- I
ran state convention yesterday nomi-
Dated Judge George K. Nash, the favor- j
Ite of Senator Hanna, for governor. .
and ex-Congressman John A. Caldwe.l, i
the favorite of George B. Cox. for lieu- j
tenant governor, with the other five
nominations distributed among those j
of less distinct party affiliations.
Th f-jj Ucket nominated Is as fol-
jows; por governor, George K. Nash.
of Columbus; lieutenant governor, John
GEOROE K. NASH.
A. Caldwell; audltor.W. D. Gullbert, of
Caldwell; treasurer. Isaac D. Cameron,
of Lisbon; attorney general, L. W.
Hull, of Sandusky; supreme Judge. W
D. Davis, of Marion; member of board
of public works, Frank Huffman.
George K. Nash Is a lending attorney
of Columbus, and Is 45 years old. Hu
has been prosecuting attorney of
Franklin county, attorney general of
the state, member of the supreme
court, and during four campaigns
chairman of the state committee
DREYFUS' HOME COMING.
The Prisoner Will Resume Hla Mill-
iry rnifttrru hi unc.
port je France, Martinique, June 8.
T,ero is no truth la the report that
i)rPTfUs has embarked on board the
ateamer Vllle de Tanglers. The Sfax
wnich left here at 10 o'clock Sunday
night to take Dreyfus on board, galled
quite unexpectedly. It was not until I
o'clock In the afternoon that her com
mander waa notified to sail, and the
cruiser left as soon as she could get
up steam and take on board the necces
The authorities of Cayenne foresaw
four days ago that the Sfax would
leave Fort de France on her present
mission, and at 2 o'clock yesterday af
ternoon the dispatch boat Goeland,
stationed In the waters of French
Guiana left Cayenne, the capital, for
Devil's Island, having on board the
superintendent of the penitentiary and
the commander of the marine artillery.
These officials are delegated by the
French government to offietaUy notify
Dreyfus of the revision of hi trial.
Dreyfus received on Saturday from
hlis wife a cable message announcing
the decision-of the court ot cassation.
Dreyfus, however, will bo under
charges after being officially notified
of the court's action in hla caee, but
he will be able to resume wearing the
military uniform of his rank, in order
to so. appear before the new council of
A Woman llandlt Captured.
Phoenix, A. T., June 6. The te
robbers who held up the Olobe and
Florence stage last Tuesday have been
captured by Sheriff Truman, of Pima
county, near Benson. One of them
turned out to be a woman named
Pearl Hart. She made a strong fight.
Both were asleep with their guns be
side them. When they awakened the
man seemed paralysed with fright, but
the woman, reaching for the guns,
which had been removed, sprang to
her feet and fought vigorously. All
the money, about I860, three revolvers
and a gold watch which were taken
from passenger on the stage were re
covered. The Hamoana Dtnurm tnu.
Washington. June 6. The navy de
partment yesterday made public the
following cable from Admiral Kauts,
In charge of the American navy In
Samoan water, the cablegram having
been forwarded to It from San Fran
cisco: Both native factions, the
Malletoan and the Mataafans, are
disarming. Mataafa haa surrenderee
tus to Honolulu a soon as she can be
spared. Expect to sail from here on
the 21st with the remain of Lieuten
ant Lansdale and Ensign Monaghan.
Will probably reach San Francisco
t-onsrreasman Bland'a Condition.
Lebanon, Mo., June 6. Congress
man Richard P. Bland's condition Is
very critical, and grave fears are en
tertained for his recovery. While he
haa rallied somewhat from the ap
parent collapse of Sunday, there la
great anxiety on the part of his im
mediate frlenda and the attending
physicians. All the members of his
family are at the congressman's bed
side, the absent ones having been sum
moned by telegraph. The patient is
suffering from nervous prostration, the
result of an attack of tne grip.
Baron and Baroaeas Coavtotad.
Chicago, June 6. The Jury In the
case of the Baron and Baroness De
Rara. charted with using the malls to
conduct a fraudulent business, brought
in a verdict late yesterday afternoon
finding both defendants guilty. The
maximum penalty la IS years and six
months' Imprisonment and a fin of
$12,000. A motion for a new trlat wa
made, and pending the decision sen
tence waa deferred.
gpeedv Justice In Georarfe.
Vienna, Os., June C John Han no
way, who attempted to outrage the
little daughter of N. L. Christmas last
week, pleaded guilty in the special ses
sion of the county court here yester
day. Ha waa given the limit of the
law, being sentenced to M years by
Judge Llttlejohn. Two hours later he
waa on hi war to Macon, where he
will be kept until assigned to a convict
Pennsylvania Railroad President a
vicuw ui luuiceuuu
. muftT v. v TTvrYPP.riTF.n
i He nd Been Confined to III Bed Since
IIIh Itecent Touruf Inspection Over
Forty Yean In the Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, June 6. Frank Thom
son, president of the Pennsylvania
Railroad company, died at 7:30 o'clock
- , i ,. . - . . . . , . . . ... ...i BHtl wie uiiii cu v ut in 1 1 n ui j hiiiit-
last evening at his home, at Merlon. , diem who died In the Spanlsh-Amerl- UenerB, M c Unuioud, dr0Te to
a few miles out of the city. Mr. Thorn- ' can war. (h, uteuil rares yesterday afternoon,
sou had been ill about two weeks. He Thursday. June 1. closely followed by Mme. Ixiubet In
returned to his home on May 20 from Tne upBettlng of a rowbOBt r.tTo.cuo a second landau, As they drove along
a tour of Inspection, which he. with drowned three women and two men. the avenue iles Chnmpg-Elysees the
other officials of the company, had , Anotner strike In Buffalo has callel crowd bowed respectfully, but on ar
made over the main and leased llnej 0)t 20W frelgnt hanu.ers. i riving at Auteull thev were met by a
of the Pennsylvania railroad system. recent nr, at Yamagata Japan, violent demonstration, evidently or
The trip had occupied about a week. I m h(,ses Bnd n gnr.nPg Iina temples ! ganlied. and directed against the pr-'s-i-Upon
his return homo he was suffer- i wpre degtroy.d x numoer of lives I dent.
Ing from acute Indigestion, and at once were loft There was a storm of hoots, yells
took to his bed and placed himself In I n ... ,. j,0,,KHn and cries of "Panama." "Abas Loubet"
the hands of his physician. Mr. Tom- I
son had enjoyed extraordinary gooa
health aud hiB relatives aud friends I
believed he would soon rally and re-,
tover from his Indisposition. His death
was rather sudden and was wholly un-
expected. Mr. Thomson was 68 yearB j
of age, and since he reached the age j
of 18 yeum had been in the Service;
of the great railroad company of which
he had been the head during the last
two years of his life, he having sue-
tee. li'il to the presidency In 1S97, upon !
the death of George B. Roberts.
In the early years of his service pro-
motions came rapidly to Frank Thom-1
son, ano as responsimiuies uecamc
constantly heavier he met them and
carried them, and was rewarded with
increasing rewards. As general man
ager he Introduced notable reform tn
THE LATE FRANK THOMSON,
the administration, management and
maintenance of the road, and the same
spirit characterised hi career aa vice
president and president. .... ...
rfc developed the high grade of d!
etpline which mark the administra
tion of the Pennsylvania : aiirod la
every department, and a .widely dif
ferent talent waa hown in the diplo
matic and delicate relations with other
tamb linu ni vtem when he wai
second vice president. Hi "many
sidedness" is shown also by hla works
left In the superior standard of equip
ment, the adoption of the block sig
nal system and other safety appliances,
the building of picturesque stations,
the standard track and solid roadbed.
Since hla youth Mr. Thomson was
noted for hi tact and ability to win
the regard of all with whom be came
In contact. He had alway loyal sup
port from his employes and co-worker.
During the term of the late Presi
dent George B. Roberts he was re
garded as the diplomat of th system,
and trying and vexatious questions
were deftly and satisfactorily settled
by Mr. Thomson. He had 8 wide ac
quaintance among the pubrk- men of
this country, and perhaps no other
American waa o widely known uruonf,
foreign men of affairs.
Mr. Thomson was one of the most
popular men of prominence in Phila
delphia. HiB social life was the most
attractive side of his peculiarly at
tractive character. He wbb a lover of
books and a patron of art. literature
and music. His beautiful home at
"Conkerhlll" was a delightful resort
. I for his large circle of friends, and con-
lngs and other
8paln Cedes Island to Germany.
Washington. June 8. The announce
ment at Madrid In the speech from
the throne to the cortes that 8paln
had ceded the Caroline islands and
Palaoa and the Mariannes was received
with surprise here. The cession marks
the relinquishment of Spanish pos
sessions in the far east save the
Island of, Fernando Po and dependen
cies on the African coast.
Tolbert Returns to Ilia Home.
Greenwood, 8. C, June 6. R. R.
Tolbert, who was made to leave here
six months ago, has returned without
molestation. A publication of his
views on politics a month ago in a
Greenwood paper is supposed to have
caused the change of feeling among
Su. Mo.Tu. Wa. Th. Fr. 8a.
18 19 jiO 21 22 23 24
25 26 7 28 29 30
8 I 23 32
t ... . n cannony, May ni.
General Otis declhres that an army
of 3i.00 is all he needs In the Philip-
American ladles of II i..ua decorated i
the wreck of the steamer Maine yes-
U Alabama newspapers are urging
General Joe Wheeler as a candidate for
The Cornell-Pennsylvania freshman
boat race at Ithaca. N. Y., was won by
Cornell In tXMVt.
Memorial day was more generally
observed throughout the country than
ever ueiorr. iue lereiuome ij-.uk u.--
voted largely to the memories of sol-
mir cuarnmant ii
f-'v-"7; " " . , hovu
J l" i
been paoae a . m,
J. Neaja Plumb, who recently mur-
"red Millionaire Alexander "aster-
"on In New Wk. died at Benevue
The Duke of Westminsters Flying
f ox won me curiibu wciu.t. rwiu
causte, ridden by Tod Sloan, broke uis
leg in tne race ano was miiea.
Friday, Junr ,
$100,000 monument to Admiral
pewey is to be erected in Lincoln park. '
,, ,. Jones of rkansas an-
nouncea himself a candidate for I'nlten
,, T ,. :
1 lie unuttiuiiiL nuut aiwu t auhid-
VllnCwe,11,l0r,,d fre :h,Cag Plaam
and William J. Bryan.
The German government has not
lodged a protest against the sending
of the cruiser Newark to Samoa to
take the place of the Philadelphia.
In his last will and testament Sam
T. Jack, the dead theatrical manager,
Wlllt-tl 1MB wuc v mr .fsv.ai,
C. Jack, urging that they become hus-
...1 In. A kiss wrlfa ti Klu hrnttiar T n mas
baud and wife
tfatnrdny, June B.
The bill to tax Michigan mines
seems sure of passage In the legisla
ture. r'orged bonds of the state of Ar
kansas have been discovered. The
forgeries may reach millions.
W. H. Eilerbe governor of South
Carolina, died of consumption at his
plantation near Dillon, 8. C. aged 37.
Vic President Hobert left Washing
ton for Long Branch, to spend the
summer. Hla health Is greatly Im
proved. . , ,
Suit haa been brought In Washing
ton to prevent the payment of con-
gresstonal appropriations to sectarian
Major' donate Esterhasy confessed In
wZZZ2?SL h- v nrrfe, Af
Band-erfY" the bordereau that cou-
r. Monday. J..nr a
Governor Otero, of New Mexico, ex-
pects congress to make thaw territory
a state nefct year.
Duke d'Arcos, Spain's minister to
Washington, wa formally received by
j Prealdent McKlnley on Saturday.
Johann Strauss, the famous Aus-1 safely at 4:45 p. m. During the clcmon
trian musical composer, known aa the gtratlons a number of hats labeled
"waltr. king." died In Vienna, aged T4. j "resignation" were picked up.
Congressman Richard P. Aland la An order of the day wbb today
seriously ill at Lebanon. Mo., and hi j accepted by the government, stlg
friends are considerably alarmed over matlsiag the occurrences at Au
hls condition. j teull and approving the declarations
While Great Britain Is still the of the government. It was carried
greotest coal producing nation, the! without a division after the, first part
United States Is a close second, and I had been adopted by a vote of 613 to
will soon lead. 32 and the second part had been voted
Owners of Arkansas Valley coal by 126 to 173.
t a. i tf- virini nronn to com- The chamber, by to 288 votes
hlnc on a 16.000.000 basis and build a
Th- m.hllratlon of Inflammatory ar-
tides In the newspapers or Santiago de
Cuba has forced General Brooke to
establish a press censorship.
Taeadar. June .
General Carlos Eteta, ex-prealdent of
Salvador, is dangerously 111 In Oak
George Ray. aged 102 years, Is suing
his wife, aged 87, for divorce at Co
The British house of commons voted
General Lord Kitchener a grant of
39,351 for his victories In the Soudan.
The naval section of the armament
committee of the peace conference at
The Hague has unanimously rejected
the Russian proposals.
Judge Reagan, of Texas, the only
surviving member of the Confederate
cabinet, made a patriotic address at a
but non one was badly injured.
THE PRODUCE MARKETS
An Reflected bv Dealings In Philadel
phia and Baltimore.
Philadelphia. Jane 5. Flour lr. light de
mand: winter superfine, J2.lV.i2.3r,; Penn
sylvania roller, clear, 3.20&3.40; city mills,
extra, $2.50118. Rye flour steady at W.10
S.15 per barrel for choice Pennsylvania.
Wheat strong; No. 2 red, spot, In elevator,
7SKi78ycjc. Corn steady: No. mixed,
spot. In elevator. WMWie.! No. t yellow,
for local trade, S9c. Oats firm, but quiet;
No. i whit, tie.; No. t white, clipped.
gflfjOtJe. Hay in light demand; choice
timothy, SU.M for large bales. Beef
quiet; beef hams, l9.Wii20. Pork steady;
fmllv Ill.LOffllZ. Lard steady; western
steamed. IC.38. Butter steady: western
creamery, Mnc.; ao. laciory. "tt'tf
UHc.; Imitation creamery. 12Vrflc.; New
Tork dairy, lH17c: do. creamery, 1641
HV ; fancy Pennsylvania prints Job
bing at lfWIHe.; do. wholesale, lie. Cheese
Irregular; large, white, 8c. ; small do., HI
8,4c'.; large, colored, 7ftc; small do., Ic.
Eggs Arm; New Tork and Pennsylvania.
ItHOUc.; western, fresh, 1414Hc.; south
Baltimore. June 5. Flour quiet; west
ern superfine. t2.2S4j2.60; western, eatra.
H .504(2; western, family, U.4&&2.70; winter
wheat, patent. U.OC. spring wheat,
straight MaStM. Wheat quiet; No. t
red, spot and month, 784?W4c; July. 1
ci TJ-. : August. 7tfcc; steamer No. i red.
TSITMe.: southern, by sample, ntyrse.;
do. on grade. THi?78ttc- Corn steady;
mixed, spot and month, nQTc; July,
agHSc. ; steamer mixed. 364ttHc.;
southern, white, etc.; do. yellow. c. OaU
steady; No. t white. 22tf3Se.; Mo. t
mixed, tSW4j20c. Rye dull; No. I west
are, tec Hay aim; No. 1 timothy. BMtt.
Brntal Tnanlta tn Prflflidant Loubfit
at a Race Course.
001ITE 8TEU0K AT PRESIDENT,
Hut Only Succeeded In Hitting the
French Hulcr' Hat The Assailant
Badly Beuten-Ovur a Hundred Ar
rested Loubet Calm and llltfnlned.
Paris. June 5. President Loubet. ac
,u. u linni.v
" ". 5." i.L".- '
and "Vive l'armec" A few shouts of
M ' 1 l " ...
were drowned In the
A strong force of police kept order
and arregteJ of (hfl diPturhers,
,nclu41n R mnn who tHe(, to force
h(g ta ,Rp pr(.Bl(lenfR TTiaKe.
During the second race the clamor
lncreaged to V0en.e and wa plainly
directed by a committee of the League
of Patr)otB collected with their sup-
porters both before and behind the
presidential stand, around which a
formidable affray proceeded.
During the grand steeplechase many
blow were struck, and several police-
men were injured in tneir enueavor io
Prevent an Invasion of the presidential
d- cr ,8 the exrltement
Comte Christian! rushed toward the
htt Com,p chrlMlBnl Wllg thrown.
tran,ped u,m an(1 aevoraly bruised In
th, meff He was carried away by
gU policemen, he kicking and plunglnx
and tne bIra)d B,()UtinR from his uose
He la a grandson of a general who was
w.m known during the empire.
h...Unnt I.F.in.' I.KInn n ..,(..1, ,
v u a i w -a - - - - - ..II il,,, i
I TCHirill IMIUHl I trill ll I 1 1 ' 1 till 111"!
while quite unmoved, talking to the
premier, while the officers of his mili
tary household were defending him
The principal leaders of the demon-,
st ration were M. Joseph Lasles, dvputy '
for Gere, and M. Flrmln Faur. deputy
for Oran, Algeria, both Anti-Semites.
Police Inspector Grillteru had hi
bead serlouslv wounded in the melen.
and President Loubet has since decor-
ated him with the Cross of the Legion
of Honor In recognition of his devotion
It seems certain that the demonstra-
tion waa organlted by the Jeunnesse
Royalists, the Llgue des Patrlotes and
the Anti-Semites, the rallying sign
i betna; a carnation In the buttonhole
Demonstrations and counter demon
atratlons continued until M. Loubet
left the race course at 4:30 p. m.. tne
i trHtt of h i caiTiMe being the tig
tor an Indescribable tumul The
I mounted guard with difficulty opened
a through the crowd, the
president being pursued to the last
w,th nooU and yeu, Bven eggg wero
jt wtg noteworthy, however, that the
peop)i generally cheered him loudly.
th, rneers Increasing as he drove to-
vard the Elysee, which he reached
decided to adjourn the appointment of
a commission of inquiry into the con
duct of General Merrier, the former
minister of war. until after the court
martial at Rennes, which Is to try
Dreyfus, as a result of tho decision ol
the court of cassation.
There were violent sceneB In th
chamber of deutles, owing to Royalist
denunciation of President Loubet, and
the soldiers on duty had to expel the
chief antl-Loubet speuker. M. KIoub
The Drefect of police, M. Blanc, has
ordered the closure of the Automobile
Club de France, of which the Comte
de Dion, who was one of the ring
leaders at Auteull Sunday, Is presi
dent. A police commissary thereupon
proceeded to the club's premises, on
the Place de La Concorde, and cleared
the members out, after which he af
fixed seals to the doors.
Of the 180 persons arrested In con
nection with the demonstration 43 are
till held In custody.
M. Le Mercler, the examining mag
istrate, tonight began the Interro
gation of those under arrest for par
ticipating in Sunday's rioting. Ten,
Including M. De Pannlzx Passy, have
been provisionally released. About 15
will be prosecuted on charge of rebel
lion, for which the maximum punish
ment is five years' Imprisonment.
The charge against Comte Christian!
is of assaulting a magistrate while In
the exercise of his functions, an of
fense punishable by Imprisonment for
from two to Ave years.
The scenes at Auteull on Sunday and
in the chamber of deputies Monday
have only had the effect of Increasing
i tne popularity of President Loubet and
of strengthening the hands of the gov
ernment. The promptitude or tne pre
mier, M. Dupuy, in carrying out his
promise to take measures to Insure
Justice as soon as the court of cassa
tion had pronounced Judgment Is re
garded as proving that ha himself can
how a clean bill and that, though he
waa premier at the time, General Mer
cler kept him Ignorant of the measures
adopted against Dreyfus.
On his return to the Elysee M. Lou
bet said to those who accompanied
"All of my family opposed my be
coming president, and I had no desire
to remain at the Elysee, but now that
it is dangerous to be the chief of state
my duty le clear, and I will let my
enemies, If I have any. be convinced
tht I ahall axcomnllah my mission
to th and.'
CHARGES AND COUNTER CHARGES.
Alleged Briber Arreated. and Accus
er .Cnarsed With Ferjury-
Harrtaburg. June'. Information waa
made before Alderman Spayd, of thla
city, yesterday afternoon against Rep
resentative John Engler. of Lycoming
county, charging him with perjury In
testifying before the legislative Inves
tigating committee that he was of
fered a certain sum of money by ex
Senutor John J. Coyle, of Philadel
phia, to vote for reconsideration of
the McCarrell bill In the assembly
last February. A warrant was laaui
for Engler's arrest and he was am lt
at Wllllamsport today and released oil
ball. Informations will also be ma 1 I
against certain other legislators v.:..
appeared beforge the bribery com
tee. charging them with living tal
Hobert Evans, of Philadelphia. Who
Is charged with having corruptly
Hotted Representative William C Nor
ton. of Wayne county, to vote for th
McCarrell bill, waived a bearing ltt
evening before Alderman Mauri :,
this eity, and gave ball in 8"0 t."
trial. The Commonwealth Trust com
pany, of Harrisburg. has furnished
bonds for Mr. Evans and other defend
ant In the bribery cases. The war
rants for the persons against whom In
formations were made on Thursday In
this city have all been served, the re
cused have furnished hall, and the
prospects are that the cases will be
called for trial at the term of court be
ginning June 12. Four Informa
tions for corrupt solicitation are
made against ex-Senator John J. Coyle
of Schuylkill, two against Representa
tive Charles R. Spati of Berks, one
M. Moyles of Wilkesbarre, ex-Con
gressman Monroe H. Kulp of Nortlnun
berlan, ex-Representative John R
Pvrne of Fayette, und Frank R. Jones
of Philadelphia. Additional Informa
tions were also made against ex -Senator
Cnyle and ....ihael J. Costello, ot
Philadelphia, forconsplrncy to brlb". In
formations have also been madeir:nlnst
Mr. Costello at Wllllamsport for cor-
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Parker H. Titus, 01 Hangor.
ITEMS OF STATE NEWS.
Altoona, Pa., June S The Altoona
Iron company yesterday posted a no
tice Informing Its employes that lh
price of puddled Iron has been Increas-
rd from IS to 13 26 per ton. This Is
the second advance this year. About a
hu: drcd men are benefited by the
June 6. The Re
publicans of Washington county met In
annual convention yesterday and nom
inated a county ticket to be voted on
next fall. Resolutions were adopted
strongly urging Colonel A. L. Hawkins,
of the Tenth Pennsylvania regiment,
for state treasurer.
Dubois, Pa., June 6. Notwithstand
ing the miners of the entire region
Were granted an advanre of Ave cents
last week, a strike was Inaugurated
yesterday at Reynoldsville and El
eanora which promises to extend to all
other mines In this section before; the
end of the week. Demands are made
for another advance.
Wilkesbarre, Ha., June 6. Robert
Thompson, a repairman In the employ
of the Electric Light company at I'ltts
ton, was electrorvited Saturday even
ing, He was at work on the top of n
pole when two wires became crossed
and the heavy voltage passed through
his body, killing him Instantly. The
body was not burned much.
Wilkesbarre. Pa., June t;. The state
encampment of the (5. a. R. meets
here this week. The city is gaily dec
orated in honor of the occasion. To
day will be taken up In the registering
of delegate and assigning them to
their hotels. This evening there will
be a public entertalnmeut at the Nes
liltt theater. Tomorrow the parade
will take lace and on Thursday the
election of officers.
Pottsvllle. Pa., June J. A shooting
affrav occurred at New Philadelphia
last evening In which Hurry Elliott,
aged about 40 years, who has a wife
and eight children, received two bullela
In the neck and breast. The Injuries
will result fatally. Elliott was fire
boss at the Silver Creek colliery. His
assailant was ex-Constable Ilrennan.
The shooting was the result of a po
litical feud and labor troubles. Ilren
nan was arrested and Is now in the
Harrisburg. June 8. Governor Stone
accepted the resignation of James
Sweeney as watchman of th: state li
brary yesterday In a letter in which
be denies that he has anything to do
with the contest In Tioga county for
delegates to the state Republican con
vention. The governor says he haa
not requested Sweeney or any one else
to go to Tioga to assist in the elec
tion of delegates and that he has not
authorlred or requested any one to ask
Sweeney or any one else to do polit
ical work in that county. He also
says that the people are sufficiently
Intelligent and capable to elec t their
own delegates without Sweeney's aid
or his interference.
Philadelphia, June 3. Forty of the
213 passengers who arrived here ye
terday on the steamer Aragonia, from
Antwerp, were detained by the com
missioner of Immigration for this
port. The commissioner refused to as
sign any reason for detaining the pas
sengers, saying that were publicity
given the matter at this time the In
vestigations that are being made
would be Interfered with and the ends
of Justice def.-.ed. It Is said that
special agents of the government have
for a time been investigating charges
that certain manufacturers and mills,
particularly In the west, have for
months past bad representatives abroad
employing cheap labor.
Another Meanaare From Andree.
Chriatlana. June 6 According to a
diapatch from Mandal. the most south
am town of Norway, two boys, on May
14 last, found on tne north coast of
Iceland a small cork case containing
a slip of paper dated July 11, 1897.
ale-nad "Andree. Strindberg and Fraen-
ekal." and bearing tbe words: "All
well. Thrown out at longitude 81, lat-
Undo unknown." Professor Andres's
brother thinks tbe case was probably
one of the letter buoys with which the