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HONESDALE, WAYNE CO., PA., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1900.
President Sees Great Valley
and hs Giant Trees.
THREE DAYS OF SIGHTSEEING.
Clad In Khaki Biding Breeches,
Soft Shirt and Cap the Nation's
Chief Exeoutive Visits the
Mariposa Big Tree Grove.
JBl Portal, Oal., Oct 7.-Clad In khaki
riding breeches, soft shirt, khaki coat,
boots and cap, President Taft started
from here today on a three duya' trip
of sightseeing. By,, stage and on foot
be will visit the giant sequoias in the
Mariposa big tree grove, will follow
the roads and trails leading Into the
Yosonilte valley and will walk about
the floor of that park to admire its im
posing scenic splendor.
The visit to the big trees, said to be
the oldest and the biggest of living
things, came first in Mr. Taft's itin
erary. Leaving by coach early this
morning, he nnd his party were driven
to Wnwona, at the edge of the grove
where real monarchs of the forest
grow to au altitude of more than 300
feet and more than 100 feet in elreuni
ferencc at the base.
Mr. Taft was driven through a tun
nel cut through the base of one of the
old treos which Is said to have been
standing from 3,000 to 5,000 years.
Mr. Taft was accompanied Into the
big tree grove by a delegation consist
lng of Governor Glllett, Senator Flint
and Representatives Needham, McKlu
ley and Englobrlght. Ruins of the last
few days had fortunately served to put
the roads In tlio best of condition and
to provide a new supply of watcrfor
the falls, which at this season have
but small semblance to the rushing,
pitching cataracts of the spring.
Tomorrow tho president will enter
the park from ouo of tho highest points
mid after a trip to all the show places
of the upper levels will begin a do
scent to tho floor, which is inclosed
by almost perpendicular cliffs of Btono
more than 3,000 foot in height. It will
be the president's first trip into tho
Yosemlte, and he has been looking for
ward to it for months both as a sight
seeing experience and as affording
three days of rest from surging crowds
When the park officials heard that
the president was coming they arrang
ed to have a troop of United States
cavalry act as his escort for the day
among the big trees nnd the two days
in the valley.
Mr. Taft was informed of the plans
at San Francisco, and he asked at
once that the escort be dispensed with.
He is anxious that the trip through
the park shall be devoid of spectacular
features and that his visit shall be re
lieved as much ns possible of an offi
John Mulr, the noted naturalist and
geologlBt, who is the recognized au
thority on all matters of the Yosemlte,
will explain the wonders of the park
and valley to Mr. Taft. The Yosemlte
recently was ceded by tho state of Cal
ifornia to the United Statos and Is
now under the same control as the
Yellowstone National park.
NEW APPEAL FOB THAW.
Ex-Governor Black Argues For Re
lease From Matfeawan.
Albany, N. Y Oct. 7. Former Gov
ernor Frank S. Black appeared before
the court of appeals for Harry K.
Thaw and attacked the constitutionali
ty of the act under which Stanford
White's slayer was committed to the
Matteawan State Hospital For the
Criminal Insane and the law under
which Thaw is being detained in that
Mr. Black contended that section
454 of the code of criminal procedure,
under which Supreme Court Justice
Dowllng ordered Thaw committed,
was unconstitutional because the com
mitment was ordered without due
process of law. He held that there
was no proof that Thaw was insane at
the time of his acquittal.
In concluding Mr. Black held that
Thaw was entitled to a Jury trial to
determine bis mental condition.
Assistant District Attorney Robert
C. Taylor of New York argued that
the power exercised by Justice Dowl
lng had been the common law and po
lice power of the state for years. Ho
pointed out that Justice Dowllng was
guided in his action by tho testimony
offered at the trial.
Alleged 8lyer of Six In Jail.
Lebanon, Va., Oct 7. Howard Lit
tle, accused of murdering five members
of the Meadows family and the aged
mother-in-law of Meadows, has been
safely lodged in the Jail here.
HUDSON FETE AT CATSKILL.
Craw of Half Moon Plant Dutch Flag
on North Mountain.
Catsklll, N. Y., Oct. 7.-Lleutenant
Lam of the Royal Dutch navy, imper
sonating Henry Hudson, and his crew
of the Half Moon were taken to the
top of North mountain, fifteen miles
from here, where at an elevation of
2,400 feet thoy unfurled the flag of tho
Netherlands, gave three rousing cheers
and with bared heads sang the Hol
land national anthem.
The trip was planned by the Hol
land society of New York in honor of
the officers and men of the Half Moon,
and the party that made its way to tho
mountain top included the Rev. Charles
S. Bullock, who Is impersonating Rob
ert Fulton; Captain Davis of tho Cler
mont and members of the Hudson-Fulton
The trip of tho Half Moon and Cler
mont up tho rlvor from Kingston, with
the flotilla of torpedo boats and revo-
THE HALF MOON,
nue boats accompanying them, was an
eventful one. The Half Moon was
towed by the steamer Norwich, but
tho Clermont paddled along under her
own steam, with a square sail set for
ward. At Cnijmrivlnlnnd. whoreHenrv Hud--
eon stopped on his Journey to the
north to trade with the Indians, a
party of red men in canoes put out
from shore bearing gifts. To Lieuten
ant Lam they presented a peace pipe,
and to Mr. Bullock on the Clermont
they gave a dozen ears of corn grown
on the Island. One of the Indians gave
Mr. Bullock a shell necklace.
Farther along the Clermont left the
line of parade and stopped at Clermont
dock, In front of the Livingston man
or, whore John Henry Livingston,
great-grandson of Chancellor Living
ston, greeted tho party.
Governor Hughes and staff came up
on tho commission's yacht, Taro, and
was greeted down tho river by a com
mittee of Catsklll residents. After tho
naif Moon and Clermont hnd anchored
the governor and party went ashore
nnd were driven to the new court
house, whore tho governor made a
SCIENTISTS TO PEABY.
Greetings and Congratulations Sent by
Arctic Dinner Guests.
Now York, Oct. 7. The following
telegram, framed at a dinner given at
the Union League club in honor of
the officers and scientific staff of the
arctic steamer Roosevelt, was sent to
Commander Robert B. Peary:
A few men Interested In science dining
with the officers and scientific staff ot the
Roosevelt, regret your absence, but send
you greetings and congratulations. As
tho scientific spirit Is merely the deslro to
know something new, we welcome your
companions as men of science and would
gladly receive you if you were here.
The telegram was signed by C. F.
Cox, president of the New York Acad
emy of Sciences; Henry Fairfield Os
born, president of the American Mu
seum of Natural History nnd of the
New York Zoological society; H. C.
Bumpus, director of the American Mu
seum of Natural History, and E. O.
Hovey, secretary of the New York
Acadomv of Sciences.
Live Wire Falls Into Crowd.
St. Louis, Oct. 7. Six persons were
seriously injured and many others
slightly burned when a pole fell to
the ground with a live electric wire in
the midst of a crowd watching the
Veiled Prophet's parade.
Bowlder on Traok Wreoks Train.
Spokane, Wash., Oct 7. A passenger
tram on the Spokane, Portland and
Seattle railway was wrecked near Pas
ro, a hugo bowlder having rolled on to
the track. O. A. Btgsble, the engineer,
Aviators Badly Injured In Auto.
Auxerre, Franco, Oct 7. The aviator
Paul Tissandler and a companion,
Ernest Zens, were badly injured when
an automobile In which they wore rid
ing was thrown into a field by the
breaking of an axle.
MIX S RELEASED
Russian Government Sets
HE HAD TRAVELED 695 MILES
American Aeronaut Beats World's
Beoord For Dirigible Balloon
Navigation and Wins the
Warsaw, Oct. 7. Edgar W. Mix, tho
American aeronaut from Columbus,
O., who won the international race for
the Bennett cup and was arrested by
the czar's police when he landed on
Russian soli, presumably under 'a law
forbidding foreign balloons descending
In Russia, has been released as the re
sult of ordors from St. Petersburg.
After distancing and outjockcylng
sixteen rival balloonlsts and enduring
terrific hardships Mr. Mix lauded near
here. Ho was In the nlr two days,
traveled 095 miles from Zurich and
defied storms almost the whole of the
Mix has won with plenty of time to
spare from Alfred Le Blanc, the
French pilot, his companion in the St.
Louis race of 1007, who came down at
Kublu, Hungary. He said:
"I landed In the midst of a largo pine
tree. In tho forest of Gutova, west of
Ostrolenkn nnd north of Warsaw. 1
encountered a heavy rain. My ballast
was exhausted when I came down.
"I had bad weather Sunday night.
It was cloudy and rain fell, nnd I
used half my ballast before morning.
The weather was so thick that It was
Impossible to locate my position ex
cept for one hour south of Prague "and
a star observation I took at latitude
51 degrees 45.1 minutes and longitude
10 degrees 0.38 minutes."
In spite of the discouragement of
drifting onward without knowing his
location rlio American aeronaut hus
banded his ballast and kept his bal
loon afloat until the last ounce of sand
was gone. He' made his journey.
through fog and blinding rainstorms
which compelled all the other pilots to
descond. After crossing the Swiss nnd
the Austrian Alps, Captain Messner,
one of tho Swiss pilots, reported that
his clothes were covered with Ice to a
thickness of half an Inch. Messner
reached an altitude of 18,000 feet.
Seventeen balloons started In the
International race from Zurich Sunday.
Mix was the only American entered.
The other countrios represented in the
race Were Austria, Belgium, France,
Germany, England, Italy, Spain and
Lo Blanc, who ended second in the
race. Is credited with a distance of 518
miles; Captain Messner, one of the
Swiss pilots, third, with 407 miles, and
Colonel Sehaeck, another Swiss entry,
fourth. Tho other thirteen starters
ended at varying distances far behind
tho four leaders, the last two being
McLean (English), with 270 miles, and
Vlemlnox (Belgian), with 207 miles.
BALLOON ST. LOUIS WINS.
Von Puhl Sails In Air 580 Miles In 41
Hours 35 Minutes.
St. Louis, Oct. 7. The balloon St.
Louis, II. von Puhl, pilot, landed at
Wahkon, Minn., 580 miles from St.
Louis, winning the race and the Lahm
cup. Von Puhl was In the air 41 hours
The New York landed at Edlna, Mo.,
after a trip fraught with disappoint
ments. The acronautB traveled over
Illinois, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Mis
souri and then had to alight north of
tho starting point.
The Indiana dropped to the ground
year Albany, Minn., after an exciting
trip. Tho other balloons landed as fol
lows: Hoosler, In air 17 hours 24 minutes,
distance 123 miles; University City, In
nlr 21 hours 55 minutes, distance 204
miles; Poinmery, In nlr 24 hours 30
minutes, nttalned height of 14,500 feet,
distance 1(52 miles; Cleveland, in air 30
hours 45 minutes, distance 444 miles.
MORGAN ACCEPTS H0N0B.
Banker Will Be President of Amerloan
Exhibition In Berlin.
New York, Oct. 7. J. Plerpont Mor
gan has accepted tho presidency of
the exhibition of American manufac
turers to bo held in Berlin in 1010.
Prince Henry of Prussia is the hon
orary prosldent of tho German recep
tion committee of tho exhibition, and
George Kunz of New York is chairman
of the American advisory committee.
The American committee of the ex
hibition as chosen includes John Ja
cob Astor, George W. Perkins, Har
old F. McCormlck, Thomas A. Edison,
E. H. Gary, David R. Francis, Edward
Simmons, James Van Cloave, John W.
Alexander, Charlemagne Tower nnd
HABVABD HOUSE DEDICATED.
Ambassador Reid Accepts Keys of
Place From Marie Corelli.
Stratford-on-Avon, Oct. 7. At the
suggestion of Marie Corelli tho house
built In Stratford In the sixteenth
century by Alderman Thomas Rogers,
tho father-in-law of John Harvard, in
which Harvard lived and which was
then for sale nnd likely to be demol
ished, has been rescued and .preserved
as a shrine for American tourists.
Edward Morris of Chicago purchas
ed tho place for Harvard university
and has named Miss Corelli and Sir
Thomas Llpton, with others, as trus
tees. Miss Corelli supervised the res
toration of the quaint building to its
original state and organized dedication
ceremonies, which were held here.
Whltelaw Reld, the American am
bassador to Great Britain, accepted the
houso on behalf of Harvard in the
presence of a representative assembly
of Americans nnd Englishmen, Later
Miss. Corelli entertained more than a
hundred guests at lunch In the music
hall of hor handsome, residence near
by. American flags Mid Harvard crim
son decorated both places.
Miss Corelli presented .Ambassador
Raid with the key of the house In a
metallic casket, and the ambassador in
a speech accepting the gift said:
"Standing In the home of Harvard's
mother, by the authority of Harvard
university I declare this house hence
forth open ns a free resort for all visit
ing sons of Harvard and a gcnernl ren
dezvous for all visiting Americans.
May. it serve thnt double purpose as
long as our race prizes letters and
Frederick Townsend Martin paid a
tribute to Miss Corelli. saying, "Her
present to Amerlcnns is beautiful, prac
tical and sentimental, n trio of traits
that adorn her own nature."
Rudolf Lehmann spoke eloquently in
behalf of Harvard and Sir Thomas
Llpton for the trustees. At the lunch
con Ambassador Reld proposed the
health of the king nnd Philip S. Fos
ter, member of parliament for Strat
ford, the health of President Taft.
Professor William Chawner, head of
Emmanuel college, and Henry C. Shel
ley, author of "John Harvard, His
Life and Times," spoke to "The Noble
Memory of John Harvard." R. C. Leh
ninnn spoke to "Harvard and Its New
TWAIN'S DAUGHTER A BBIDE.
Mr. and Mrs. Ossip Gabrilowitsch on
New York, Oct. 7. Mr. nnd Mrs. Os
sip Gabrilowitsch have arrived here,
Intending to sail for Germany on their
honeymoon trip. The bride was Miss
Clara L. Clemens, daughter of Mark
MRS. OSSIP GABRILOWITSCH.
Daughter of Mark Twain.
Twain, and they were married yester
day at tho Twain homo at Redding,
In musical circles both bride and
groom have attained fame. Miss Clem
ens made her debut three years ago as
a concert singer. Her voice is a rich
contralto. Mr. Gabrilowitsch came to
America first In 1900, heralded as tho
successor to Rubenstein. His career
slnco then In both this country nnd
Europe has placed him In the front
rank of pianists. He Is thirty-one
years old, tho son of a lawyer of St.
BABBIE SUES FOB DIV0BCE.
Noted Novelist and Playwright Ac
cuses Wife, Who Was Actreat.
London, Oct. 7. James M. Barrle,
Che noted novelist and playwright Is
iulng for divorce.
His wife, who before marriage was
Mary Ansell, appeared in his first play,
"Walker of London." Mr. Barrio's best
known novels arc "The Little Minis
ter," "A Window In Thrum" and
"When a Man's Single."
Customs Court to Be Named Seen.
Washington, Oct. 7. The United
States court of customs appeals, which
Is to consist of a presiding judge and
four associate judges, will be named
by the president shortly after the
opening of congress.
Nominated by Independent $ hristlan Scientist Must Ro
of New York. I turn Girl's Property.
TO RUN AGAINST JUDGE GAYNOR
Four Thonsand leaguers Cheer For
Twenty Minutes When Editor
Is Named to Enter Mu
New York, Oct. 7. William Randolph
Hearst, once defeated for mayor of
this city by George B. McClcllan and
later defeated by Charles E. Hughes
for governor of the state, was again
nominated for mayor at a mass meet
ing of 4,000 of his admirers at Cooper
This action was taken despite his
statement that he would not be n can
didate. Resolutions were adopted dl
rccting that a committee of five be ap
pointed to take steps for tho naming of
an entire city, county and borough
ticket, which will be placed In nomlna
tlon by petition.
The meeting was called, according to
Its leaders, with a view to showing
Mr. Hearst that opinion among his fol
lowers In the old Independence League
was so strongly In favor of his run
nlng again as to override oven his pos
Every sent in the big hall was filled,
and tho name of Mr. Hearst was greet
ed every time It was mentioned with a
salvo of cheers.
When after a half dozen speeches he
was formally nominated for mayor the
meotlng rose to Its feet after the ap
proved manner of political conven
tions, and tho demonstration which
followed lasted twenty minutes.
The principal address was made by
William M. Ivlns, who was the Re
publican candidate for mayor against
Hearst and McClellan four years ago.
"I como here as n Republican rind
former political opponent of Mr.
Hearst," said Mr. Ivlns. "I ran against
Mr. Hearst four years ago and would
then have regarded his installation
into the New York mayoralty as a
groat public calamity. But for four
years now I have watched him, and I
am now convinced that there Is not a
more sincere, more public spirited or
more capable gentleman and citizen
before the public than Mr. Hearst.
"In four years no one has been more
steadfast in working for the public
good, and my firm allegiance to the
principles of the Republican purty at
least In nallonnl and state politics
does not prevent mo from coming here
to bear testimony to Mr. Hearst as a
whole souled Independent well wlshei
of his city and Its people."
Mr. Ivlns devoted a full half hour to
tho Tammany ticket, headed by Jus
tice William J. Gaynor. ".Justice Gay-
nor Is carrying the banner for the
gang," he said. "He is the stalking
horse for Tnmmnny. He leads the
vilest ticket that has ever beeii placed
before New York."
At Brooklyn Brooklyn, 4; New Tork,
1. Batteries Scanlon and Marshall; Kla
wltter and Wilson.
Socond game New Tork, 8; Brooklyn,
4, Batteries Drucho and Schlel; Fletch
er and Dunn,
At Philadelphia Philadelphia, 2; Bos
ton, 1. Batteries McQulllen and Dooln;
Brown and Iteardon.
Second game Philadelphia, 7; Boston,
1. Batteries Foxen and Dooln; Evans
At St. Louis Chicago, 8; St. Louis, 0.
Battorles Cole and Moran; Hlgglns and
Socond frame Chicago, 5; St. Louis, 1.
Batteries Boulbach, Schwenk and Mo
ran; Melter, Beebe and Bliss.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS.
W. X.. P.C. W. l P.C.
PittsburK.110 42 .724 Phlla'i)hl,74 78 . 487
Chicago.. .101 43 .CSO St. Louis. 54 93 .356
New York 92 CO .C05 Brooklyn. 54 98 .368
Cincinnati 77 7G .504 Boston.... 43 107 .231
At Now York (exhibition game) De
troit, 8; New York, 4. Batteries McGln
nlty, Stanage and Casey; Mathewson,
Lake, Farrell and Blair.
SETBACK FOB THAW LAWYEE
John B. Gleason's Suit For $80,000 Fee
Philadelphia, Oct 7. John B. Glea
son of New York, former counsel for
Harry K. Thaw, received a setback in
the United States appellate court here
In his efforts to recover an $80,000 foe
from his client.
Gleason brought suit following the
filing of a potitlon in bankruptcy by
Thaw. Roger O'Mara, who was ap
pointed trustee In the bankruptcy pro
ceedings, obtained an order from Judge
Young of the district court blocking
the prosecution of Gleason's suit until
after Thaw bad been adjudged a bank
rupt Gltason in his appeal questioned
the legality of the order, but Judge
Lannlng held the suit was properly
stayed under the bankruptcy act.
DECISION BY SUPREME COURT.
Young Woman Alleged That House
and Lot Worth $16,500 Were
Deeded as Besult of Fraud
and Undue Influence.
Now York, Oct 7. Supremo Court
Justice Marean of Brooklyn gave Judg
ment for Miss Greta M. Arthur of
Mamaroueck in her suit against MIsa
AgncS Young, a Christian Sclenco heal
er, and directed that Miss Young re
convey the property which was In liti
gation to Miss Arthur.
"There's a human side to this case
that is unmistakable," Justice Marean,
remarked after hearing tho testimony
of the plaintiff, "aud I shall order the
property to be returned to Miss Ar
thur." Miss Arthur alleged in her complaint
that she was the owner of the house
aud lot at 182 Myrtle avenue, Brook
lyn, and that the plaintiff Induced her
to sell it by fraud aud undue influence
for $10,000, subject to mortgages ag
gregating $7,000, whoreas as a matter
of fact the property wus worth $10,
500. Testimony was offered to show that
the property was assessed In 1007 at
$11,000 nnd that there was a bona fide
oiler for It of $10,500. After deduct
ing the mortgages, accrued Interest
aud Hens all, that Miss Arthur received
from Miss Young was $918, and for
that amount she executed a deed for
tho property to Miss Young, although
she declares she did not want to sell.
Miss Young is a healer connected
with the Second Church of Christian
Scleuce and gives spiritual, mental
anil religious- treatment. She has a
stndlo on Thirty-fourth street between
Fifth and Sixth avenues and is a per
son of strong mental and physical
force. She Is about forty years old,
with dark hair and eyes. Miss Arthur
went to her for treatment In February,
1000, and as d result of that treatment
says she came thoroughly under the
Miss Arthur was greatly worried
about that time over ono of the mort
gages that was about to mature on
the house iu Brooklyn, and she con
fided her troubles to Miss Young. It
was all the property that she owned,
amifrom the income of it, which was
abtffit $1,200 a year, she got her living.
All of this she explained to Miss
Youug, with the result that Miss Young
offered to take the property off her
hands at the modest sum of $10,000
nnd with a verbal promise to care for
and provide for Miss Arthur for the
remainder of her life.
Miss Arthur alleges that, assisted by
one Wright, Miss Young Induced her
to leave her sickbed under the influ
ence of stimulants and drugs aud go to
Miss Young's office nnd there sign a
paper which she subsequently learned
was a contract for the sale of the
In court Miss Arthur swore thnt sho
was penniless, living upon the charity
of friends, and that she had been
obliged to borrow a dollar to pay her
expenses to come to court.
BIG VIADUCT DYNAMITED.
Second Attempt to Destroy New Rail
road Structure at Buffalo.
Buffalo, Oct. 7. Tho large viaduct
over tho New York Central tracks here
was partly wrecked by dynamite this
Tho steel pillar under which the
charge was placed was twisted and
shattered, and a section of the super
structure, about twenty feet square,
was destroyed. This was tho second
attempt by the dynamiters. The front
of a saloon near by was smashed In,
and hundreds of windows in the vicini
ty wero smashed by flying pieces of
Tho viaduct was being constructed
by the S. J. McCain company of Mer
cer, Pa. The company works on the
open shop plan.
This is the fifth dynamite outrage In
Buffalo directed against jobs on which
nonunion men are employed.
Kills Companion and Herself.
Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 7. Mrs. Fannie
Waters and a man supposed to be E.
C. Flanary were found shot to death
in the woman's apartment here. The
police say the woman killed the man
and then herself.
The Business Bee.
Thojir.neybee Is very small
And doesn't make much showlnr.
But leave It to him, one and alt,
To keep his end a-golng.