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TWELVE rAGES 84 COLUMNS.
SORANTON, PA., SATURDAY MOllNlNGr, JANUARY 2, 18!7.
TWO CENTS A COPY.
Clean up everything In Holiday
Goods; thut was next thing to an Im
possibility, and we didn't expect It.
Now, however, the balance must go,
and we won't be a bit particular us to
Everything In fact that we bought
for the Holiday trade.
Prices that you'll scarcely feel, ow
ing to their littleness; prices that will
enable people of moderate means to
get a world of prettlness In their
homes for less money than It took
to make the articles bought.
this, surely. Cloak bargain time also.
All the goods offered below aro full
Winter weights, and better llntshed
garments never camo from the tailor's
workshop. As to styles, when we say
they're- up-to-date, you can safely take
b'&tSVord for It.
CO Children's Coats, heavy Tweed
mixtures, worth $3.00.
Sale Price, $1.29
CO Children's Coats, strong, warm
school garments, sizes C to 12, pretty
cloths and patterns, worth S3.S0.
Sale Price, $1.98
CO Children's stylish fur trimmed
Coats, tan mixtures, sizes C to 12,
Sale Price, $2.98
CO Children's Jackets, high neck,
deep storm collar, very heavy and
strictly line wool, sizes 4, C and 8,
value $3. CO.
Sale Price, $1.49
C3 Ladles' Fine Kersey Coats, navy
or black, sizes 32 to 42, a thoroughly
good and stylish garment, exception
ally good value for 50.00.
Sale Price, $4.29
CO Ladles' Kersey Coats, Inlaid vel
vet collars, superbly tailored, choice
quality, u record breaker for $0.CO,
Sale Price, $4.69
25 French Coney Capes, finely
matched skins, nicely finished, CO
Inches deep, extra sweep, worth $S.C0.
Sale Price, $4.98
23 extra fine Kersey Jackets, black
only, a superb garment that has sold
this season for $12.
Sale Price, $6.49
These are but price
hints. The whole Cloak
stock Is at your service at
the same price ratio.
The Leaders Are Gathering at
Harrisbarg Air Filled
WANAMAKER MEN OPEN SHOP
f. Blankenburg Is Hopeful and
Frank Willing Leach Predicts Many
Startling Developments "Jack"
Robinson- Opens .Headquarters.
The Struggle May Last Seyera
Days Interesting Sessions
Ilarrlsburg, Pa., Jan. 1. There Is
practically no change In the senatorial
situation here, except In the increased
numbers und the opening of the Wana
There have been rumors all day of
probable arrests In connection with
bribery, but up to midnight there has
been no move by either side In the con
test. Frank "Willing Ijoaeh arrived to
night from Philadelphia and It was
whispered about that he would be ar
rested at once. If there was an inten
tion to do so it was abandoned as Mr.
Leach proceeded at once to the Wana
inaker headquarters and remained
there during the evening. lie was in
terviewed tonight and said among
other things that the movement against
Senator Quay und that which he rep
resents would go on without regard to
the result of the senatorial light. He
denied emphatically that any money
had been used In the AVanamnker cam
paign Illegitimately. He referred to
past Quay campaigns In which he had
taken part and said that Senator Quay
would bear him out In the statement
that not a dollar was spent In any way
that was nut legitimate. Ho said that
business men understand that it takes
money to meet the legitimate expenses
of a political campaign. Mr. Leach
thinks there Is no doubt of Mr. "Wana
Rudolph Blankenberg, who has charge
of the Business Men's League, said to
night that they bad made such unex
pected gains as would soon reverse
Senator Quay's figures of one hundred
and llfty for Penrose to GT for Wana
'maker. He said Mr. "Wanamaker's
election today Is simply a question of
majority. The Penrose managers nro
just as confident and declare Senator
Quay's estimate of 150 votes for Penrose
will bo vorilled when the caucus meets
next week. It Is probable that the cau
cus will be held on Tuesday night.
Tonight Beiresentatlves Patterson,
cf Cambria, and Martin, of Mercer,
declared for "Wannmnker.
Itepresentative "Waul 11. Bliss, of Del
aware, is hero and announces that he
will vote for Congressman "Jack" Kob
inson. Robinson's headquaiters will be
The hotels are lining up and the poli
ticians on both sides are at work. It
was reported tonight that Senator Quay
would be arrested, but this rumor, like
that concerning Leach, seems to lack
President (iompers Kmphaticnlly
Denies the Allegations,
Indianapolis, Ind Jan. 1. Secretary
McGraith, of the American Federation
of Labor, who made the sensational
charge against President Oompors at
the recent convention of the Federation
at Cincinnati, that he made a deal with
Senator Jones, chairman of the Demo
cratic national committee, which con
templated the giving of the Federation
influence to the free silver forces, re
signed his position yesterday.
McGraith repeated his charge and
produced letters purporting to have
passed between President Gompors
and Colonel "Wetmore, of St. Louis, a
representative of Chairman Jones, ar
ranging for a meeting between Gom
pers and "Wetmore, which meeting took
place in Chicago September 2.
President Gompers today denied the
charges of McGraith, saying that the
ex-secretary was u liar and a scoun
drel. WALCOTT'S MISSION.
He Will Sail for London and Study
New York, Jan. 1. United States
Senator "Wolcott, of Colorado, who re
cently visited President-elect MeKln
ley, conferred with him relative to un
international bimetallic conference, Is
stopping at the Hotel "Waldorf, pre
viously to sailing for London tomor
row. His mission abroad Is for the purpose
of sounding English bimetalllsts as to
the expediency of an International con
ference, and it is understood that the
Colorado senator lias the sanction of
the president-elect for his negotiations.
Ho would not discuss that feature of
Mrs., lininia Holy. Dies from Gunshot
Philadelphia, Jan. 1. Mrs. Kinma
Beta, aged 40 years, was shot and killed
In the third story of the house at 1210
North Fourth street today. Tho po
lice were not Informed of the tragedy
until an hour and a half after the wo
wan was dead and they have been un
able to learn with any certainty who
did tho shooting. They arresjed M'.s.
Christina Fugle, un old woman, who is
mistress of the place. A man named
"Andy" Schmidt, Who lived in the
house, has disappeared and is being
sought by the police.
Mrs. Englc says the Betz woman
came In about noon with a strange
man as she was going out. "When Mrs.
Englc returned sho found jtlio,' man
gone, she says, and the woman dying
from a gunshot wound In the throat.
The shooting was done with n gun
owned by Schmidt. The Beta woman
cams hero three years ago from Heading.
GOV. BLACK INAUGURATED.
Interesting Ceremonies Tnku l'lnce
Albany, N. Y Jan. 1. Governor
Frank S. Black was inaugurated short
ly before noon today in the essembly
chamber. The governor took the oath
of oillce in the presence of hundreds of
Republicans from all over the state.
Tlie Inaugural ceremonies wore simple
and brief. Governor Black and his
staff arrived on a special train from
Troy at 10.33 and a military escort ac
companied them from the depot to th.e
capital. The Inaugural party proceed
ed to the assembly chamber at 11.30
o'clock and were enthusiastically greet
ed as the retiring and Incoming gov
ernor appeared upon the platform.
Seated to the right of the platform
were Mrs. Black and Mrs. Morton and
the Misses Morton, On the left wore
state officers and the heads of depart
ments and two military staffs arrayed
In their gorgeous uniforms.
After prayer by Rt. Rev. Bishop
Doane, Governor Morton delivered a
brief retiring address. Secretary of
State Palmer then administered the
oath of office to Governor-elect Black.
The latter delivered quite a brief in
augural address and after the friends
of the two governors had exchanged
handshakes with them the Inaugural
party returned to the executive cham
ber, where Governor Black with His
staff held a public reception from 1
until 2 o'clock.
FIFTY-ONE A1EN DROWNED.
Passengers oi'tho Three Friends lor-
ih in Attempting to lieavo n l$ur-
Madrid, Jan. 1. A special dispatch
from Havana to the Imparclal says that
fifty-one men, compilsing the filibuster
ing expedition recently landed upon a
desert key by the steamer Three
Friends, have been drowned.
The men were hastily put ashore on
the barren island after the Three
Friends had been pursued by Spanish
gunboats, with which the filibustering
steamer had an exchange of shots, and
the cargo of arms, ammunition, provi
sions, etc., on board the steamer were
also landed with the men.
The Three Friends, being closely pur
sued by the Spanish war vessels, was
compelled to put the men ashore on this
ban-en island or take them back to the
United States, and It was in making an
attempt- to leave the Island, the de
spatch says, that they were drowned.
The despatch also says that three hun
dred and sixty rifles, which the flllbus
terers hud with them were lost In the
" RIOT AT GRAND RAPIDS.
Two Men Shot mid Two Policemen
Receive Seiious Injuries.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 1. Two
men were shot and two policemen re
ceived a nearly fatal beating in a saloon
riot on "Waterloo street this afternoon.
Officers John Vergiour and "William
Hcriington entered the place, suspect
ing that the law was being violated in
keeping open. Immediately they were
confronted by an angry crowd. In which
"Hunk" Tread well and Olio Krager, the
bartender, seemed to be leaders. The
men demanded to see the officers' badg
es and almost Immediately the crowd
set upon the policemen. Revolvers
were drawn and shots were fired. Beer
glasses, bricks and all sorts of instru
ments of assault were used. Troadwell
was shot in the light breast Just above
the nipple and his condition is serioOs.
Vergiour is unconscious from the effects
of the beating. A number of arrests
have been made.
Samuel Whittnkor Kills His Wife and
Then Attempts Suicide.
Boston, Jan. 1. Samuel "Whlttaker,
a shoo mender, In North Cambridge,
this afternoon shot and killed his wife,
Catherine, by blowing the toil of her
head off with a shot gun. He then at
tempted suicide by cutting Ills throat
with a razor. He was taken to the
hospital In a critical condition. Whlt
taker Is about B0 years of age and his
wife a few years younger.
They have eight children. The
couple have had numerous quarrels
and drink has been the cause of them.
AMERICANS AT PARIS.
Ambassador Kuslis Tender u Recep
tion to His Countrymen.
Paris, Jan. 1. Hon. J. B. 'Kustls, the
American ambassador, held a New
Year reception today which was very
largely atendnd by the members of the
Mr Samuel K. Morss, the American
consul general, and Mrs. Morss gave an
"at home" which was attended by COO
Tho salons of both the ambassador
and the consul general were beautifully
Shooting ut No ifo 11;.
Norflok, Va., Jan. l.-Chlef M. J. Ryan,
of the lire department, was shot at live
times this afternoon by Assistant Chief
Frank Wood, two of tho balls taking ef
fect, one 111 the buck and one In the right
thigh. Wood had been reported for
drunkenness, and Mayor Mayo was In
the act of writing the ordcr,of suspension
when the shooting took place.
New York, Jan. 1. Arrived: Aller from
Bremen. Sailed: H. II. .Meier for.Bie
ineu. Arrived out: Ktrurlu at Queeiif
town. Sailed for New York: Mississippi
from London, Siberian 'from Glasgow,
State of California from Glasgow. Sight
ed: P.uatla, from Hamburg for New
York, passed tho Lizard,
Powder Mill I'.iplosioii.
Xenla, O,, Jan. 1. Shortly after noon
today a terrlllo explosion occurred at the
Miami Powder company's., works, a few
miles north of this city. AiIJah Kretzer,
married, and Joseph Hopping, single, em
ployes at the works, were fatally, hurt.
PROPOSED BY SPAIN
Limited Suffrage Will Be Permitted on
WERE RETARDED BY INSURRECTION
The Reforms Contemplated by the
Spanish Government Arc Largely
Those Which Were Kmhodied in the
Decree of 1805, hut Have Not Keen
Put in Force on Account of the
Washington, Jan. 1. The effect of
the reforms proposed by the Spanish
government for Porto Rico, when ex
tended to Cuba, as is proposed when
the Insurrection has been brought un
der further control, will be to create
three series of administrative bodies In
the Island, Independent of the represen
tatives of Cuba In the Spanish cortes.
The voters, under a system of limited
suffrage, are already permitted to
chooso the boards of aldermen of
municipalities, and the mayors are to
lie chosen from these boards by vote of
their members. The next body In rank
Is the provincial assembly, of which
there Is only one in Porto Rico, but one
for eacli of the provinces of Cuba. The
functions of the provincial assembly
are largely united with those of the
proposed council of administration in
the case of Porto Rico, because there
is but one body. The council of admin
istration will be an Independent body
in Cuba, and will for the first time give
the Cubans a Inrge share of control
over their internal domestic concerns.
The home government will retain con
trol of the laws levying taxation and
will reserve the right to review the
budget of appropriations, but the ap
propriations will be made by the coun
cil of administration, subject to the ap
proval of the ministry at Madrid.
The Spanish government does not
propose at present to widen the limits
of the suffrage, which extends to per
sons paying a combined tax of live
dollars and to several of the learned
professions. The reforms in contemtr
latlon for Cuba are largely those which
were embodied In the decree of March
15, 1S93, but which have not been put
in force because of the insurrection.
Changes which have been proposed In
this law will require to be submitted to
the cortes at their spring meeting, but
It is not doubted that the plans pro
posed by the ministry will be accepted.
CLEARANCE UNDER PROTEST.
Steamer Commodore Leaves Jackson
ville witli a Cargo of Arms.
Jacksonville, FlajJaji. ;'. The steam
er Commodore, commanded by Captain
Edward Murphy, formerly of the
steamship Laurada, was granted clear
ance papers yesterday by the collector
of customs and left port this morning
with a cargo of arms and ammunition
for Clenfuegos, Cuba. Three miles be
low the city she stuck in the mud, and
the revenue cutter Boutwell, passing
down the river, pulled her off und es
corted her safely across the bar.
The arms were loaded openly at the
railroad wharf and no attempt was
made to prevent any one seeing what
was going on. The cargo was shipped
by H. P. Frltot, of this city, and was
consigned to S. Cisneros, president of
the Cuban republic. Spanish Vice Con
sul Potous refused to vise the clearanco
papers on the ground that arms could
not be shipped to a Cuban port with
out permission of the governor general.
He filed a formal protest with tho col
lector against the vessel being allowed
to depart. The protest was illed by the
collector, and the vessel was allowed to
depart, as clearance had been granted.
The Commodore carried a crew of
twenty-eight men," twenty thousand
cartridges, 175 lilies, 1,000 pounds of
giant powder and other munitions of
war, besides a quantity of medicine and
stores. The Dauntless has not yet re
turned to load with the cargo of muni
tions of war, although permission has
been Granted her to clear from Nue
vltas, Cuba, with arms and ammuni
tion. Nothing has been heard of her
since she left heie Tuesday afternoon
to do wrecking, as her owner says.
The sudden departure of tho cruiser
Raleigh, from Key West at o'clock
yesterday morning, has caused consld
edable uneasiness In Cuban circles, for
it Is believed that she has been ordered
to stop the Dauntless and Commodore
and search them to ascertain if they
are violating the law by carrying a
body of men as well as a cargo of arms.
If the men are found on either steamer
the vessel will be seized and brought
back to port,
The Three Friends returned to port
yesterday and is In charge of the col
lector of customs. Her crew came
ashore Immediately and disappeared.
None of them would talk.
EXPRESS STABLES BURNED.
A Big (Mn'.u ill .linsiiy City Stopped
by Prompt Work.
New York, Jan. 1. Fire partially de
stioyed the big stables of the United
States Express company, at the foot
of Cominunlpaw avenue, Jersey City,
today. Tho lire was undoubtedly of In
cendiary origin. There were 170 horses
in the building, but the., were all suved.
Owing to tho prompt woik of the lire
department the bus wilf amount to
only about $2,000.
Death of Admiral Kkorrnit.
"Washington, Jan. 1. Rear Admiral Jo
sevjh S. Skerrett, United States navy, re
tired, died at his residence in this city at
midnight lust night. Admiral Skerrett
retlied voluntarily July , lfc'.M, while In
command of the Asiatic station. IIu was
for a number of yturs In charge of the
Naval Rome lu Philadelphia, and since
hla retirement, has resided In Washing
ton. Killed hy (Jus.
Youngstown, O., Jan, 1. Early this
morning boarders at tho home of James
13otz, neur the Struthor furnace, on re
turning home from u party, found Betz,
his wife and 2-year-old child dead, and
four boarders unconscious, The latter
were carried out Into the air and revived.
Escaping coal gas was tho cause of the
MEN OF PROMINENCE.
TO REVIVE THE STEEL POOL.
Special Committee Appointed to For
mulate Plans Mill Report.
Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 1. The speclnl
committee appointed at the last meet
ing of the American Bessemer associa
tion to figure out a plan by which the
defunct pool may be again plnced on its
feet as the great dictator of prices la
the Iron and steel world, has completed
Its report, which will be presented at
a meeting of members to be held Mon
day next, probably In Pittsburg, but
possibly In New York. The Identity
of the committee Is not known. The
report piepared by them will, how
over, astonish the iron and steel world
beyond ti doubt. The plan Is that the
larger concerns will buy up the allot
ment of the other and smaller mills and
pay the owners to turn the keys In the
doors and practically retire from the
billet manufacturing business, with the
exception of pocketing the dividends
that they will receive from the con
cerns that will make the billets for the
In this respect the billet pool will
emulate the methods of the nail pool,
but with more hopes of success. The
consummation of the project means
that the trade in billets and finished
products would be confined to the
larger producers, or a concentration of
production placed In the hands of a few
large firms who will then control pro
duction, set the price and share with
the Idle mill owner.
AIR. AND AIRS. OLNEY ENTERTAIN.
The Secretary of State Ciivos a Ureak
1'ust to the Diplomatic Corps.
Washington, Jan. 1. According to
custom the secretary of state and Mrs.
Olnoy entertained tho diplomatic corps
at breakfast at their residence at noon
today. About one hundred and llfty
were present. Mrs. Olney was assisted
in receiving by Mrs. George Gray, Mrs.
Sheridan, Mrs. McClellan, Mrs. Charles
II. Davis, Mrs. Ilogue, Mrs. Endlcott,
Mrs. Thomns Nelson Page, Mrs. Miner,
her daughter and a number of young
girls. In the afternoon Mr. and Mrs.
Olney received callers.
The Vice President and Mrs. Steven
son received in the parlors of the Nor
inandle. Those nsslstlng were Mrs.
Lewis G. Stevenson, Miss Clara It.
Brown, of Illinois; the Misses Mendoca,
Senoiita Gana, Senoiita Andrade, Miss
Stevenson nnd others.
The members of the cabinet received
callers after the white house reception.
They Aro (Jivcn a Dinner hy the
Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. I. Tho thirty
eighth annual newsboys and bootblacks
dinner given by the Leader was served
In Old City hall this afternoon. Over
1.100 boyo attempted to do justice to the
Leader's bill of fare, and their pres
ence and feasting In the historic build-,
lug was a memorablo spectacle.
It was a great dinner, a great party
of humuicters and viewed from the
"Newsies"' standpoint, it was a great
beginning for the year of IS'J".
TUB KKW8 THIS .UOiiNINU.
Weather Iiidlrutinns Today:
rtrv i.iiiuiyi Slightly Warmer.
1 Latest Developments of the Senatorial
Proposed Cuban Reforms.
Deertase lu Mineral Producta.
2 What tho Old Year lias Bone for Us.
3 (I,ocal)-Successful Eisteddfod Held In
Comments of th Press.
C (Local) Observance of Now Year.
Reorganization of Poor Board,
Reply to Br. Muekey,
0 (Local) Social and Personal News.
News of Religious Circles.
7 Happenings lu Scranton's Bupy sub
urbs. S The Bachelors' Hall,
9 The Next Secretary of the Treusury.
Electioneering us Practiced lu Dela
ware. 10 (Story)-"Tho Liberty of tho Little
U Budget of Cymric News.
12 News Up and Down the Valley.
Big Decrease In the Output of 1896 Is
Due to Values Rather Than
New York, Jan. 1. The Engineering
and Mining Journal tomorrow will
The production of minerals and met
als In the United States for the year
1SUG Is given at a total value of $('.53,
311, 18C, showing a decrease as com
pared with lSa5 of $24,CSa,26C. The .de
crease was largely In , values rather
than in quan titles; in none of the chief
articles was there any marked decrease
while In several there were consider
The total production of metals In the
year 1S9 was valued at $242,311,418, an
increase of $1,C94,111 over the previous
yenr; while the value of non-metallic
substance wns $110,099, 'JS7, a decrease
of $20,383,377 from 1S95. A large part
of this was due to tho lower values of
coal, stone and a few other important
substance, very little resulted from
the smaller quantities. j
The increase In copper has been ex
traordinary, the total gain amounting
to C7,370,1PO pounds. The production
of gold reached the great total of $57,
000,000. a gain, of $10,109,800 This extra
ordinary advance, which far surpasses
the gain reported from any country In
the world, puts the United States far
In the lead of the producing countries.
Our output of gold wus no less thun
twenty-six per cent, of the total re
ported for the entire world. The pro
duction of pig iron has been S,70S,St;9
long tons. The decrease from 1S95 be
ing only 677,439 tons.
The production of lead from domestic
ores amounted to 175,717 short tons,
showing an Increase of 20,S3t! tons over
the preceding year. In addition to this
there was 79,000 tons produced from.
Imported ores, or rellned from imported
The output of quicksilver was 33,
012 flasks, of 75 pounds each, showing
a decrease of 9CC flasks from the pre
vious yenr. The production continues
to come wholly from the California
The production of silver from do
mestic ores reached a total of 45,405,
173 line ounces, showing a decrease of
SG5.0C2 ounces. There were produced
or rellned from foreign ores and bul
lion by our fmelters and other works no
less than 40,000,000 line ounces of silver.
The total production of spelter or
commercial zinc amounted to 77.0SI
short tons, showing a decrease of 4,771
tons from that of 1S95.
The output of bltumnlous coal was
111,770,099 tons, showing a. gain of
4,371,752 tons. On the other baud there
was a decrease of 0,782,057 short tons
In the anthracite production.
The total coal production was there
fore 193,315,027 short tons, and the total
decrease as compared with 1893 was
REDUCTION OF WAGES. "
Caiiicgio Steel Workers Will Ito Af
fected ti,r to ;( Per Cent.
Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 1. Notices were
posted today at the Homestead Steel
works of the Carnegie company, that a
readjustment would be made lu the
wages of employes lu the two open
hearth mills, which will affect tho ton
nage men and probably amount to from
2o to HO per cent, reduction In their
The workmen were angered and sent
a committee to present their protests
to General Superintendent Schwab who
told them that he would lay the matter
before the company's olllclals. Nearly
400 men are employed In this deparment
but the proposed change will not uffect
till of them.
- - -
rireiiiau and IlraUcman Killed on the
Now York Central.
Schnectady, N. Y., Jan. 1. Early this
morning a tear end collision occurred
on the New York Central railroad near
here between two freight trains. John
Cook, a llivman, and Charles Vogel, a
brakeman, both of Albany, were killed.
Several cais caught fire and were
burned, causing a loss of $30,000.
Now Your Shooting Accident.
Heading, Pa., Jun, 1. While New Year's
shooting at midnight, Matthew Meyer
und Calvin Hurkhart, young farmers of
Exeter township, were severely Injured
by the explosion of an old urinq musket
belonging .to tho former. Moyer'a urm
was so shockingly mangled thut It had to
bu amputated, und Burkhart, who was
standing neur him, received ugly wounds
over the right ear und eye.
11 M 1L1L; Ji lV
We -will open the season
of 3857 by a Muslin Un
SATURDAY, JAN. 2, 189?
At prices so attractive a
"rn mznlfp i't cin "hlpicr !r,r
i.u iu.ici.rc ix. clan nji.Lje,i.
you to purchase now.
Corset Covers, Etc,
Child's Short White
Dresses and Kilt Skirts.
510 AND 512
. AH V.t se
Of I-R DISS PW
Winter Shoes ;for Boys
and Girls, Shoes that will
stand all sorts o:? sports,
and protect the health at
the same timewhatever
314 AND 110 WYOMING AVE.
Red yet See
On all our Holiday Goods.
Call and let us prove it to
Watches from $4.50 up.
Every one warranted at
408 Spruce St.
NEAIt DIMI-J HANK.
DEATH FOR THE QUEEN OF FAIRIES
I'iro Caught Her I'iiicry nnd Shock
ingly Itiiiucd llci.
Newark, N. J., Jan. 1. As "Oueen
of Kaliies" at a Christmas entertain
ment in the First Iti'formed church lust
night pietty little Vesta Kggleston was
a picture of brightness, happiness, gay
ety. She was only six, and everybody
declared her a real fairy us she tripped
lightly about lu her gauzy gayety.
Vesta was loved by all and her cos
tume mnde her an iinol in the eyes
of many In the audience'.
Between tht scenes the little fairy got
too close to a Htove. l'uff! She was In
lubluze and all the other fairies joined
her screams. She wuh carried honw
fearfully burned. Sho died this niorn
Death of Andrew- Sxvctt.
Now Yxirk, Jan. 1. Andrew Swett, who
for many years bus been agent of tha
AduhiB Kxprens company In this city, and
who was with Samuel Adums and ust,Ut
ed him In founding the Adums Kxpiess
company, died this afternoon. Mr, Swett
wu born In Maine seventy-live years ugo,