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HONESDALE, WAYNE CO., PA., FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1900.
Grand Vizier and Sheik-u!3
HILMI PASHA IS MADE PREMIER
Two Other Cabinet Members Thrust
Out of Office Famine at Had
jin, Which Was Besieged
Constantinople, Mny !. Hy the di
rect action of Sultan Mohammed, Tow
Ilk Pnshu, grand vizier, nnd Zta Hddin
Effendl, SholU-ul-Islnm, n hend of thu
Moslem faith, have been summarily
dismissed from olllce.
Hllml Pasha nnd Mollah Suhlb were
Installed respectively ns grand vizier
Df tho empire nnd Shclk-ul-lslnm.
Nail Bey, member of the chamber
if deputies from Sluope and an active
worker of the committee of union and
progress, replaces Azml Hey ns minis
ter of public instruction, and Vice Ad
miral Arifhlkmet I'nshu replaces Rlzu
Pasha us minister of marine.
In the imperial decree ordering the
changes the sultan expressed his linn
fleslre for the restoration and main
tenance Of peace and tranquillity, the
welfare of tho country and regularity
This sudden change In the cabinet
came as a surprise, It having been nn-
nounced that Tcwflk Pasha would re
tain the post of grand vizier until
after the Investiture of the new sul
tan with the sword of Othmau. The
change Is taken to Indicate that n full
understanding lias been reached be
tween the two groups of the Unionist
party to support Hllml Pasha.
Notwithstanding the presence of the
troops at Iladjin. the situation there
Is desperate owing to the lack of
food and medical supplies. The troops
which relieved the city, under com
mand of Loutfi Hey, arrived just in
time, as the besiegers had succeeded
in setting (ire to a house on the edge
of the city.
The lire spread, but ns the breeze
was blowing away from the town only
five buildings were destroyed. A heavy
rlllo lire was kept up against those
who tried to extinguish the Humes.
The Mohammedans outside the walls,
who numbered many thousands, push
ed their attacks energetically ogalnst
the inhabitants, killing and wounding
many. They were so eoger to get In
side the city nnd plunder the place
that they did not observe the approach
of Loutfi Bey and his men until they
were close upon them, whereupon the
Mohammedans fled precipitately, car
rying off all the cattle outside the city.
Tho Christian clergy and the whole
population of Iladjin welcomed their
deliverers with great rejoicing. Colo
nel Loutfl visited the churches and
schools nnd placed guards at various
points. The famine increases day by
day, and starvation faces thousands.
A letter from Harnl snys that every
man there has been killed. Only wo
men, girls nnd boys under ten have
boon left alive. The churches nnd
houses were plundered, and most of
them were burned.
The letter, which Is from the widow
of n Christian missionary, says: "We
have nothing to eat or wear. Wo are
living on grnss like animals. Worse
than this, the Moslems are trying to
force the women nnd girls to become
Mohammedans. Already some of the
women hnvo been carried away."
At Adana many persons are dying
from exposure, and the necessity for
relief measures Is exceedingly press
ing. County Treasurer Found Guilty,
Nyack, N. Y May C William J.
Randolph, treasurer of Rockland coun
ty, was found guilty In the supreme
court hero of misappropriating $5,000
belonging to the county.
Results of Sanies Played In National,
American and Eastern Leagues.
At Brooklyn Hrooklyn, Si Philadelphia,
J. Uatterles Bell and Hersen; Urown,
Moore, Jacklltsch nnd Dooln.
At Pittsburg Pittsburg, 0; St. Louis, 5.
Batteries Camnltz nnd O'Connor; Lush
At Chicago Chicago, B; Cincinnati, 2.
Batteries Overall and Moran; Gasper nnd
Now York at Boston. Postponed. Wot
STANDING OP THE CLUBS.
w. L. r.c. w. t,. P.r".
Plttsburg.il t! .C47 Chicago... n 9 ..VU
Phlla'phla, 8 6 ,C13 Brooklyn, (i S .lifl
Boston.... 8 5 .613 St. Louis. 7 12 .SOS
Cincinnati 10 10 .500 New York 1 8 .333
At New York New York, U; Boston, 0.
Batteries Brockett and Blair; Arellanos
At Philadelphia Washington, 4; Phila
delphia, :!. Batteries Smith and Street;
Plank and Thomas.
At St. Louis-Detroit, 3; St. Louis, 1.
Batteries Hpeor and Becltendorf; (ira
linm and Crlgcr.
At Cleveland Chicago, il; Cleveland, r..
Batteries Owrtis and Owens; Wright nnd
STANDING OP THIS CLUBS.
w. l. r.c. w. t,. r.c.
Uetrolt.... 13 5 .722 Cleveland, li 9 .400
New York 10 C ,(M7 Wnsh'ton. 5 S .:!."
Boston.... S 7 .333 l'lilla'phla, G S .3N3
Chicago... 8 7 .533 St. Louis. 5 11 .313
At Baltimore Buffalo, C; Baltimore, 4.
STANDING OP THE CLUBS.
w. l. r.c. w. L. P.O.
Jersey C'yti 3 .IW7 Toronto... 4 4 .300
i'rovl'oncaB 3 .025 Buffalo.... 4 3 .411
Rochester. 3 2 .U00 Newark... 3 4 429
Montreal.. 5 5 .500 Baltimore. 2 G .230
BASEMAN EVERS SUSPENDED.
Pitcher Walsh Also Disciplined
Tardiness In Reporting.
Chicago, May 41. John J. Evers, star
second baseman of the Chicago Na
tional league baseball team, was sus
pended by the national baseball com
mission for his failure to report to his
team at the opening of the season.
Evers Joined the Chicago team sev
eral days ago and played his first
game. Just before the game with Cin
cinnati he received notice of his sus
pension. Pitcher E. Walsh of the Chicago
American League club Is also under
suspension for failure to report on
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL
Closing Stock Quotations.
Money on call was 2 per cent; time
money and mercantile paper unchanged
In rates. Closing prices of stocks were:
Amal. Copper... 7SV4 Norf. & West... 1)1'',
Atchison 10716 Northwestern ..1S1V4
B. & O U4i Penn. R. R 1334
Brooklyn R. T.. 7S3i Reading 13Hji
Ches. & Ohio.... 77 Rock Island 2914
C, C C & St. L.. 73 St. Paul 150
D. & II 1821 Southern Pac.U'lTJ
Kile 31;'s Southern Ry....29?a!
Gen. Electric. ...159 South. Hy. pf... tKV j
111. Central 14i Sugar 133)1 .
Int. -Met iffii Texas Pacific... 3::y. I
Louis. ,t Nash.., 13fl Union Pacific. ..1SS14 :
Manhattan 143 U. S. Steel 55
Missouri I'ac.... 73'!, U. S. Steel i)f...ll!)as
N. Y. Central. ...130 West. Union.... 73VS
WHEAT Quiet, but firm; contract
grade, May, fl.10al.42.
CORN Firm and one-half cent higher;
BUTTER Very strong; supplies still
short; receipts, G.S45 packages; creamery,
specials, 2ii')ia30c. ; (otllclal 29'c.); extras,
29a29y2c; thirds to llrsts, 23a2SVfci: held,
21a27c.; state dairy, common to finest, 21a
29c; process, common to special, 17a21c. ;
western, factory, 17a20c.; Imitation cream
CHEESE Easier; receipts, 1,280 boxes;
state, new, full cream, special, 14al4Vc.;
small, colored, fancy, lSlfcc.; large, col
ored, fancy, 13Vc. ; small, white, fancy,
1311c.; common to fair, 10al2e.; skims,
full to specials, 2',$aUc.
EGGS Easier; receipts, 29,579 cases;
state, Pennsylvania nnd nearby, fancy,
selected, white, 24Hc. ; fair to choice, 23a
24c; brown and mixed, fancy, 23'e. ; fair
to choice, 22V6a23c; western, storage pack
ed, 22Ma23c; firsts, 22a22Hc; seconds, 21a
POTATOES Firm for new; old domes
tic firm, but European weak; domestic,
old, In bulk, per ISO lbs., $2.73a3.12; per
bbl. or bag, $2.73a3; European, old, per ICS
lb. bag, $1.75a2; Bermuda, new. No. l, per
bbl., $4.23a4.73; No. 2, per bbl $3.23a3.75j
Florida, No. 1, $4a4.50; No. 2, 3a3.50; culls,
$2a2.60; sweet, per basket, $1.50a2.
DRESSED POULTRY Firm; fresh
killed fowls, choice, 17c; do., fair to good,
J6alCM:C. ; old roosters, 13c; broiling chick
ens, nearby, 33a40c.
LIVE POULTRY -Firm; chickens,
broilers, per lb 30a33c; fowls, 17al7Hc:
Id roosters, 10Vc: ducks, 12c; geese, 7a8c.
GREAT DAY IN MILWAUKEE.
"German Athens of Arrjerica" Enter
tains the Kaiser's Envoy.
Milwaukee, May 0. This city, which
has a larger proportion of citizens of
German birth or descent than any
other In the United States, Is outdoing
Itself today In Its welcome to Count
Johann Ilelnrich von Hernstorff, the
German ambassador to this country.
Count von Hernstorff will remain
here two days. He wns welcomed to
tho city by Mayor Rose and other olll
clalB and will bo tho guest of honor at
a banquet to1 be given by tho Citizens'
Business league. At tho banquet he
will speak on "Social Reforms In Ger
many." King Cdward Incognito In Paris,
rnrls, May 0. King Edward, who
has been traveling In the south of
Italy, arrived here Incognito. He will
remain uutll Saturday,
IN CASTIS IL
Captain and Crew of Amer
ican Ship Held Prisoners.
WERE SUPPOSED TO BE LOST
American Seaman, Escaped From
Venezuelan Prison, Brings News
of Seizure of the Whaler
Carrie D. Knowles.
Kingstown. St. Vincent, It. W. I
May 0. Captain Collin Stephenson and
the crew of the American whaling ship
Carrie 1). Knowles, long since thought
to have been lost at sea, are still alive
in u Venezuelan prison.
Ellshu Payne, an American senman,
nti escaped prisoner from Venezuela,
has arrived here and laid before the
authorities an astounding story of the
seizure of the Carrie 1). Knowles at a
Venezuelan port, where she arrived
Ave years ago In distress, and the in
carceration by the Venezuelans of the
captain unci his men. The authorities
here are convinced of the truth of
The vessel was supposed to have
been lost in n West Indian storm with
all hands. Some of the men belonged
In St. Vincent, and after all hope was
given up of their return their relutlves
put on mourning and the Insurance
company paid the claims against It on
the assumption that the sailors were
The story Payne told to the police
authorities here caused great excite
ment, not only because of the serious
ness of the charges against the Vene
zuelan authorities, but because it
ndded another to the many tales which
have reached St. Vincent concerning
the high handed methods adopted by
the Venezuelans under the administra
tion of Clprinno Castro.
Payne declared that the whaler had
been disabled In a storm off the Vene
zuelan coast and had made port In dis
tress. She was at once seized, and the
captain and crew were made prisoners
and thrown into Jail.
On .Ian. 'J7. 1!)(il. the Carrie I),
Knowles sailed from Provincelown,
Mass.. on a whaling voyage. Her cap
tain was Collin Stephenson and her
first mate II. A. Martin. The members
of the crew were Charles A. Martin of
Provincelown, Mass.; Charles A. Mar
selean, Hobert C. Kobson, Edward Da
vis, .lames L. Hazel and Percy A. War
ner of New Hedford, John Sam, Thom
as Pierre, Joseph Grant. William Wal
lace, Arthur Lewis, Adolphus Jon,
Oeorge Lewis and Thomas Kerry.
Payne asserts that all of these men
are now closely conliued In a Venezue
MUNICIPAL WAR IN ZI0N CITY
Two Mayors and Two Chiefs of Police
Each Fearing to Make Arrests.
Chicago, May tl. With doors and
windows barricaded nnd with a large
store of food and water to withstand
n long siege. Captain A, K. Walker,
acknowledged chief of police under the
old regime, holds the city jail of Jon
City, lie asserts he was reappointed
by W. Hur l Clendlnen the Vollva may
or. John P. Jimp, an ox-policeman,
wivi appointed by the Independent
mayor, E. N. Itlchey.
Hoth mayors claim to have been
elected. Tho Vollva faction holds the
city hall and jail, while the Independ
ents hold the administration building,
where a temporary city hall has been
established, besides holding the cash
and the votes cast in thu recent elec
tion. NO TIMBER IN FIFTY YEARS.
Ten Years Will Denude the States
East of -the Rockies.
Chicago, May 0. Within ten or fif
teen years, according to J. n. Finney
of tho Appalachian Forestry associa
tion, there will not bo a stick of tim
ber standing east of the Rockies nnd
within fifty years the entire country
will be as barren of timber ns the
American desert unless something Is
Regarding the coal sltuntlon, Mr.
Finney declares the country consumes
on an average of live tons per capita
and wastes three.
ADJUTANT GENERAL ACCUSED.
State of Washington Offioial Alleged to
Have Stolen $50,000.
Olympln, Wash., May C Ortls Ham
ilton, formerly adjutant general of the
state of Washington, was arrested nt
tho Instance of Governor E. M. Hay
charged with embezzlement nnd for
gery. Hamilton ls-alleged to havo stolon
.-.0,000 from tho stato military fund.
Tho warrant charges embezzlement ol
BILLS SIGNED BY
Some Important Hills Which Have
The following bills have become
nvs In Pennsylvania:
Giving authority to the factory in
spector to enforce the law relative
to lire escapes, lire extinguishers, and
other lire protection in municipali
ties other than first and second class
Changing the minimum capitaliza
tion required in certain cases as far
as it relates to hanks of discount and
Authorizing the merging of certain
Amending the act requiring muni
cipal corporations to llle answer with
in thirty days after tho service of
the writ In any action of assumpsit
now pending, or hereafter brought.
Regulating the sale of concentrated
commercial feeding stuffs, also of
condlmontnl stock and poultry food.
To prevent nn Insurance company
or any olllcer or agent from paying,
allowing or giving, or any person
from receiving ns an inducement to
insurance, any rebate of premiums
payable or any other valuable con
Ideratlon. Exempting soda water apparatus
and appurtenances leased, hired or
conditionally sold from levy or salej
on execution or distress for rent.
Repealing an act which provides
payment for the minor for all clean
coal mined by him.
Amending tho act providing for
the health and safety of persons em
ployed In and about anthracite coal
mines so as to increase the number
of inspectors and inspection districts
and provide Tor the examination of
candidates for Dauphin county and
redistiictlng of inspectors in Sulli
vnn, Susquehanna nnd Wayne coun
ties. To authorize and direct councils in
cities of the first class to place on the
city maps, plans of public streets
which shall have been laid out and
opened for twenty-one years, or have
tieau ends and to declare such streets
Fixing the mice to bo nald for va
cant or unappropriated lands when
conveyed to the State Forestry Com
mission. Exempting electric motors, electric
tans or dynamos leased or hired from
levy or sale on execution or distress
Granting the Soldiers' Orphan
School Commission the right to sell
and grant to railroad companies tho
right to use part of the lands by the
Authorizing townships of the first
class and boroughs to ncquiro land
by eminent domain for the use of
parks or playgrounds.
Providing for issuing writs or os
trepment in action of trespass.
Validating divorces granted on the
ground of hopeless insanity so as to
extend its provisions to tho husband
or wife of a lunatic, and to further
regulate procedure in divorce.
Extending and conferring upon
independent school district contig
uous to cities and boroughs the
corporate powers, authorities and
franchises conferred upon townships
of the first class.
Authorizing tiie State Armory
Hoard to acquire certain real estate
by purchase or condemnation.
Limiting the duration upon real
estate of the debts of the descend
ents, including the expenses or tho
settlement of the estate, and to
provide under what conditions the
lion may bo continued.
Requiring the publication in the
legal journal of tho county nil no
tices of mergers, increase of capi
tal stock or dissolution of partner
ships in which court notices usu
Repealing the act appropriating
? 15,000 for the purpose of drain
ing Pymatunlng swamp in Crawford
county and improving tho highways
Providing for the creation and
regulation of municipal liens and
the proceedings for the collection
thereof In the several boroughs of
Amending the act fixing tho sala
ries of county poor directors in
counties of over 150,000 population
at ?1000 a year, and In counties
of 225,000 and not over 325,000,
$1500, and In counties with 325,
000 and not over 400,000', ?2000,
and in counties with 500,000 and
Empowering auditors in boroughs,
townships, poor districts and school
districts to collect from any ofll
cial the amount of any loss that
may occur through his neglect.
. Providing for tho llling, auditing
and confirmation In tho appropriate
courts accounts of trustees and of
committees of lunatics nnd of habit
Dr. C. I!, UKADV, Dkntikt. Honcsdnle, Pa,
Omen IIouiiB-8 n. in. to 0 p, in.
Any evening hy appointment.
Citizens' phono, 33, Residence, No. trX.
Uioi d i LUN TARIFF
Aldrich and Culberson Can't
Agree on Increases.
TWO ESTIMATES VARY WIDELY
Texas Senator Declares That the
Bill Now Proposed Has 31G In
creases and 356 Decreases
Over Dingley Measure.
Washington, Mny (5. Statements
wore made to tho senate by Senator
Aldrich, representing the finance com
mittee, and Senator Culborsun, tho mi
nority leader, analyzing the tariff bill
as It was reported to the s.-nato nnd
comparing it so far as Increases and
reductions nre concerned with tho
Senator Culberson figured tho de
creases to be S.'O, the increases SKI
and the number of articles on which
the duties are unchanged to be 1,271.
Mr. Aldrich made the reductions
370, but furnished no figures as to the
number of Increases made. Ho ex
pressed surprise nt the number of In
creases announced by Mr. Culberson
and declared that the statement must
have been prepared "by a very won
Mr. Culberson retorted that they
were prepared by an expert from the
treasury department who Is thorough
The principal schedules on which
there have been Increases, according
to Mr. Aldrlch's summary of tho high
er duties of the senate bill, are agri
cultural products and tho various lux
uries. Mr. Aldrich contended that the in
creases In the chemical schedule,
which are largely on toilet prepara
tions, were made for revenue pur
poses. Tho chief Increase in tho metal
schedule, according to the summary, is
tho placing of zinc and antimony oro
on the dutiable list and the advance in
the rates on tho products of zinc In
Mr. Aldrich claimed that the redraft
ing of the cotton schedule was for the
purpose of obtaining a more symmet
rical classification of cotton yarns and
the substitution of specific for ad va
lorem rates on certain classes of cot
ton cloth. Tho latter, he said, are the
equivalent of the average rates im
posed by the existing law.
In support of his contention that In
creases are confined largely to lux
uries, Mr. Aldrich called attention to
the advances In the rates on ostrich
and other feathers, articles of wearing
nppurel composed of fur, fancy manu
factures of leather, manufactures of
coral, cork and straw and on novel
ties and the liner fancy fabrics of
The Increases In the wine and silk
schedules were also pointed out as
having been made for revenue pur
puses. Mr. Aldrich stated that the
lumber, sugar, tobacco nnd woolen
schedules were not Increased over the
rates of the Dingley law.
The llnance committee also present
ed for the information of senators a
detailed statement, giving an estimate
of the reductions made by the senate
bill in the duties of the present law.
In connection with eacli article upon
which a lower duty has been placed
tho present rate as well as the pro
posed rate was given In addition to
tlw precontage of the reduction In each
The possibilities of the passage of
the tariff bill and the adjournment of
tho special session of congress before
July 1 seem to have vanished. Tills
conclusion lias been reached by the
president as a result of recent talk
with senators and representatives.
Among those who have followed the
trend of Important legislation on the
turlff there is a belief that tho real
tariff revision bill remains to be fram
ed In conference. Whoever Influence
President Tuft feels fus can bring to
bear in securing a satisfactory meas
ure will be exerted upon the confer
ees. Tho president Is nverse to being
drawn Into the light, and there is no
thought that he will be until the con
ferees begin their consideration of the
two bills as passed by the house and
In view of conflicting reports ns to
tho president's attitude on the various
special taxation propositions that have
been suggested lu connection with the
new hill, tho president has reiterated
his position to recent callers. He is
still hopeful that the revenue to be de
rived from the new bill will prove suf
ficient to prevent a deficit.
If It should be shown, however, that
tho government finances nre in need
of further support to meet tho current
expenditures, the president will adhere
to his original proposition that a grad
uated federal Inheritance tax is the
most Just that could be levied and
would prove the easiest to collect.
If such a tux should not provo suf
ficient to meet tho necessities of tho
government or If it should not nppeal
to tho majority of congress, the presi
dent favors as a substitute or as uu
additional menus of collecting revenue
the imposition of an excise tax on tlio
dividends of corporations.
An income tax, he believes nnd al
ways has believed, should be levied
only as a last resort. Tho president
has endeavored to make his position
clear on these points and is more
amused than anything else nt the at
tempt of the advocates of the different
measures to commit him absolutely to
any ouo of the special tax propositions.
IHA1NS IIH ID
Alienists Testify That Army
Captain Went Insane.
WRONGS UNBALANCED HIS MIND
Then, After He Had Shot and
Killed William .. Annis, the
Officer's Mental Condition
Began to Improve.
Flushing, N. Y Mny (l.-At the trial
of Captain Peter C. Hulas, Jr., the
Jury for nearly two hours listened to
tho reading of a hypothetical question
containing more than 10,000 words
propounded by the defense upon which
three alienists were to predicate their
opinions of the mental condition of
the army officer on Aug, 15 last when
he shot and killed William E. Annis at
the Haysido Yacht club.
In answer to the hypothetical ques
tion, which covered all tho actions and
speech of tho defendant tending to
show Irrationality, as put in evidence.
Dr. Samuel L. -Manson declared that
Captain Ilalns was suffering from "Im
pulsive insanity" at tho time he killed
Annis. He had been the victim of
"manic depressive Insanity," the phy
sician said, from May 111, 1008, the
day on which his wife, Claudia Ilalns,
confessed to him of her relations with
Annis, ui to the time of the shooting.
"Manic depressive insanity," the ali
enist explained, was a form of "stu
porous melancholia," subject to "vio
lent maniacal outbursts," such as Cap
tain Ilalns experienced when lie shot
The period of "Impulsive Insanity,"
Dr. Manson said, lasted from the Hum
the defendant first hoard the name of
Annis mentioned on the Hayslde Yacht
club float until the last of the eight
bullets had been discharged from his
automatic revolver Into tho body of
Then, according to tho alienist, a re
lieving "quiescence of mind" from "thu
pent up mental fury" followed, and
the defendant lapsed into a state of
"manic depressive Insnnity." Ills men
tal condition had Improved since that
time, he added.
Dr. Manson parried the district at
torney's searching questions in an ap
parently learned manner, and the pros
ecutor was unable to discredit his di
rect opinion In any material particular.
Only once during the reading of tho
hypothetical question by John F. Mc
Intyre, counsel for the defense, did
Captain Ilalns show a Hash of Interest.
That was when tho lawyer read In
dramatic terms thu alleged signed con
fession of Claudia Ilalns. Then Cap
tain Ilalns raised himself In his chair
for a moment and with widening eyes
glanced at the lawyer.
Ills Interest was only momentary,
however, for lie quickly sank back Into
ills usual listless attitude. It was one
of tho very few times he has shown
any Intelligent appreciation of whnt
was going on around him since tho
Dr. Albeit Hrush and Dr. L. P.
Clarke, other alienists, expressed opin
ions similar to that of Dr. Manson. ,
STUDENT WEDS ACTRESS.
Eludes His Chum, Who Pursues, and
Gets Married In Jersey.
New York, Mny (I. A sudden wed
ding In which n young college student
figures as the bridegroom and a young
actress as the bride was revealed when
Justice of the Peace Alfred Sorensen
of Jersey City announced that ho had
married Donald nuchanan of Huffalo,
a Yalo student, and Elaine May Miller
of Reading, Pa., whoso stage name Is
Tho pair left n Broadway restaurant
for Jersey City, eluding with dllllculty
Buchanan's college chum, Joseph A.
Wndo of Philadelphia, who was de
termined to prevent their marriage if
possible. No license Is necessary in
New Jersey if one of tho parties to
tho marriage is n resident, and young
nuchanan claimed residence in Hobo
ken. Huchanan Is n son of General Wil
liam Insco nuchanan of Buffalo, a
cousin of ex-President Roosevelt nnd
formerly United States minister tc