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SCRA3ST025", PA., AVEDNESDAY MOBNJTTG, FEHItUAItY ,3, 1897.
TWO CENTS AOOPY
get much ot a shov
ifor casting a shadow
on Candlemas, there
;?ojS It you Relieve In
the old traditions
about an early spring,
we're hound to get It
this year, Be that as
at may, we're Hilly
ready :?or It, and today
Ai Advance Slew of
JA. a Jk A M Vsi7
WILL INCLUDE THE
VERY LATEST NOV
Silk ami Wool Weaves,
Crochet Novelties, &c.
These may best be de
scribed as old nraes
with aiew .:?aces, and
when you come tokok
them over, you'll fully
realize that this de
Our regular opening
will take place later,
mean while these
ought to Interest early
buyers m -fine fabrics,
Elf Dm t
Pennsylvania's State House
Destroyed in a Big
THE FIREMEN POWERLESS
They Were Slow in Arriving on the
Scene and Were Unable to Be of
Much Use Many Members of the
Legislature Obliged to Leap
' Through Windows to Save Their
Lives The Fate of a Number of
Foolhardy People in Doubt Capt.
Delaney Rescues a Lounge.
iranisbmg, Pa., Feb. 2. The ancient
capltol ot Pennsylvania is in uilns and
its law-making body Is without a
home. A Ihe was stnited In the looms
of fjieutennnt Governor Lyon some
time this lorcnoon, but which was not
discovered until a few minutes bcfoio
1 o'clock, is responsible for this condl
ion of things." The lieutenant gover
nor's apartments aie on the hccond lloor
tit the main capltol lnilldlng dhectly
ovoi tho senate ehambei, and It was
only n shot t time before the senate was
lo have leconvened that a page hurried
to the desk of Piesldent Pio Tern. 11c
Carrell, who was about to take his
seat pieparalory to calling the body to
order, wllh the information that theie
was fire In the looms oeihead. 13ad
news travels quickly and it seemed as
though in a twinkling eveiybody on
the lloor knew of the lire. The senate
wa,s ti have lecelved the amended
Mitchell tieasmy investigation lesolu
tlon and lor this puipose the senatois
took n leeess at 12 2" o'clock until 1.
Hut the lesolution was foi gotten and
the attention of. all was tinned In the
direction of the loom in which the
smoke was dlscoveied.
"Oct, out your buckets," w'as the
command of Chief Cleik Edwin M.
Smiley to a gioup of excited senate
attaches who weie standing about, not
knowing what to do. Tho chief oloik's
ordeis were obeyed, but the most elll
cient bucket In Igade In existence could
not have extinguished the IJames that
were eating thpli wuv around the up
pei pait of the building between the
brick work and the walls. As proof of
this the most earnest efforts of the
IlaiTl.shurg the department were found
to have been entliely unavailing so far
as the saving ot th"e main building was
concerned. The men with the buckets
leturned to their chief with the news
thnt the (lie entild not be l cached. An
ticipating this Senate L,i!narian Miller
pulled the auxiliary Hie alarm in the
senate llbraiy. The firemen say tho
alarm sounded was twenty-thiee, and
because of their lesponse to this box
they did not respond as quickly to the
call from the capltol as they otherwise
would have done. When they i cached
the building the Haines had gained such
headway thnt the old 111 emeu predicted
the destruction of the entile stiucliuo,
and so It pioved.
rmriMRN without T-Annnns.
AVIth their apparatus on the giouud
the lit emeu saw beloin tlioin a blaze
peculiarly haid to leaih because or lo
cation. To get a stieam In play le
qulied tho moling of n small annex
back of the senate chambu and then
the ascension to the roof ot the ninln
building. Without ladders, for the ti uck
company too had mistaken tho nlaim
sent In, this was Impossible and tho
best thing the firemen thought could be
done was to throw a pluj stieam up
over the annex. Hut the water failed
of its mail: and the job was given uu
Meanwhile the Haines had burst forth
fiom ,tho numeums chimneys on the
roof. Seeing this an attempt was made
to put a line of hoe in thiough the
rotunda and up on tho becond lloor.
While this might have been elfoctual
had the department auivcil sooner it
was ineffectual now mid It was not long
before the whole upper lloor weat of the
main corridor was a boething, hissing
mass of ilamo. Nor were tho efforts
to prevent the spiead to the house por
tion of the building successful and the
flremun who undertook to stay tho work
of the file held his lfe In his hands.
He u-allzed this and Joined his com
rades in the task- of confining, if possi
ble, the Humes to the mnln building.
An hour anil a half after the alairn
had been sounded this condition was
brought about and it was agioeil that
the other buildings were safe. Tho
weather conditions woro most disagree
able. Theie was a dilvmii storm of
tain and snow accompanied by u wind
that tluoatened to throw the embers
on to the adjoining stiuctuies, but
happily this did not occur.
It is hard to tell whether theio was
any loss of life or not. out there were
a iatge number of foolhardy people In
tho building when the ioo of the dome
and the upper Hoots of the somite cham
ber collapsed. ,
It is not known at this time whether
anybody was In the binning building
when the roof collapsed or not, but thoie
were numerous foolhatdy attempts to
Hemitors Sjuylov and V.iughan, Presi
dent Pio Tern McCatrell and a number
of employes got a hose unieeled and a
stream onto the only place whore the
fire showed, but could not oh'eck It,
All tho Hie was between tho Hooib and
walls and could not be reached. Evi
dently it had been burning for some
time, for while tho volunteota were
winking with the hose at their com
mand, tho ceiling over tho corridor next
to the lieutenant governors apartments
fell Up to this time no alutm had
Continued on Pago 21.
EXPECTED TO CONFOUND EXPERTS.
Luwyi'is in 1'uir Oust- Kvplnin lhc
Printing of Legal Itltinks.
San Ft nnii.se o, Full. 2. 'Dip pinsecu
tlun luiH in on liylng lo piove conspliuey
In connection with bilbeiy ohuigeH now
being hail acalnst .1. .T. Cooney, ex
lidtniy public, who said he leielveel ox
Senator Fail's acknowledgement I'di
de?ds to properly given t(i Jits. Cinvcn.
The ptosocutlon instituted :tn Ineiulry
regutdlng tiio piintlntr last wool; ,of
ciuantltk'H of legal blanks, tlic fao Hlin
lles oT those used by Couiiey. Sonsa
tionnl charges have been made concern
ing tho blanks, with tlie intimation that
tho defendant wau hianuiacttn lug evi
dence. Attorneys Dolman and lb ddy,
for the? defense, were tailed to the wit
net's stand, and told the piosriittlng
counsel that tho blanks note not in
telid"d to deceive the com t, but to
confuse expel t witnesses and to test
their expert knowledge. Tho witnesses
fin thor testified thnt the defendant,
f'ooney, knew nothing of the pi luting of
the blank?, and that tho ltise uas nbt
' ' Ml.. i n.. , i ,,..,.i -
zmtm im&ggjz&g&esz j&mr vs-m
for use in tho present ciimlnal case,
but partly in tho Intel est of Mis. Cra
ven, and also for the use In tho civil
action ot Cooney against C. L, Fait for
$200,000 tor libel.
HAVANA'S DESPERATE CONDITION.
1 1" t lie Yn Continues Near!) all tho
Mcicliauts Vtill lie Huiucd.
lHuffton, Ind., Feb. 2. Hugh J.
Dougherty, ictuiiied fiom Havana,
whole he has been a guest ot Consul
Genet al Lee, says the business situation
in Havana is so desperate that a panle
will sweep two-lbltds of the meiehants
into lulu If tho vvai lasts a few months
longer. About all the money they get
Is fiom the soldleis and the Spaninids
take most of thut away in the shape of
Tho situation of tho Insut gents Is
desperate. They aio binve soldleis, but
lack the power of oiguni.ation. With
u statesman as a leader, Mr. Dough
erty thinks, Cuba might maintain an
QUEEN'S FAREWELL TO BAYARD.
The Amciican Amliassadoi to Dine
u ltd 11 ci at VI iudsor.
London, Teb 2 The Dally Cluonlcle
says that Hon. Thomas F. Hayuul, the
United States ambabsadui, is now con
lined to ills home with a bovere cold.
The queen has commanded Mr. and
Mrs. JSavnid to dine with her upon her
l etui n to Windsor castle.
Tho Dully News is authoiity foi the
statement tiiat when Ambassador and
Mrs. Bayard pay this visit to the queen
the fund Ion will be of lite nature of a
laiewoll an tho queen will bo on the
continent when Mr. llayaid leaves the
Double Shooting in Chicago. ,
Chicago, Feb. .'.J. If. Mitchell and V.
S. Weith, cleiks In the freight department
of the Wabash tallioud, weie shot down (it
tho coiner of Twelfth stteet and .Michi
gan avenue at J o'cloik jestutday morn
ing by highwaymen. Iiotli aio expected
to die. The men vv ho did the shooting es
caped. I. ouis r. I'iijn Conliimrri.
Albany, N. Y Feb. 2. Despltp the
RtronijjjOpposltloii against Louis P. J'ayn
for tho position of supeilntendent ot In
sutance of this state, to which olllce' he
was nominated last night by Governor
lllack, tho senate this afternoon continued
the nomination by a vote of 27 to 20,
Senator Ilutler .lial.es Charges.
Washington, Feb. 2. Senator Marlon
Butkr, chuhman of tho 1'opullst national
1... i,- n.in i ,i,. .... ,t... .....,.
I UlIlllIlLlC, ia DLIll IIUIlllll,. uu iiiu ocim-
,'toilal election la Not til Caiollna. Ho
.says I'lltchniu vus tlictcil by the cot
rupt itso of money and by tho ugo of led
I'.vnngolist .lloodj s Hnlhday.
New York, Feb. 2. Dwiijht L. Moody,
tho dangellst, will be 1.0 yeats old on Feb.
5. A fovv of his Intimate friends pro
pose to give him, as a birthday otfoilng,
n bum of money with which to build o
chupel for his boys' school at Jlotmt Hei
mon. TroiiNiuy Deficit Slill (irows.
Washington, IY1. 2. The comparatlvo
statement of the lecolpts ijnd expenditures
of tho United States for tho month of
January shows that the expenditures ex
ceeded the lecelpts by ?j,9j2,30". Tho ex
cess of expendltuios ov'or lecelpts since
July J, 16B0, were SI 3, S3 1, 702.
Dp Cliimay Ctnnled a Divorce.
Chailerol, lielglum, Fob. 2. Tho 1'rinoo
Up Chlmuy was today gi anted a dlvorco
fiom his wife, who eloped homo tlmo ago
with a Ilimgailan gypsy mublolitn. Tho
Princess Ue Chlmay was formerly Miss
Cltira Ward, of Detroit.
Jkcllj's Tijal Jous Over.
Montiose, Fob. 2. The trial of John and
Michael Kelly foi tho murder of Leon D.
Gago wont over until Aptll term of couit,
owing to the Illness or ubseneo fiom the
state of throo principal wituejbes.
A Now American Cardinal.
Ilonie, Feb. 2. It In fleolai ed on good ah
thotity that in vatlcun elides It Is legard
ed as probable that Archbishop Corrlg.tu,
of New York, will bo created a eatdinal
by the pope.
FLOOD OF BILLS IN
HOUSE AN!) SENATE
Mr. Vanglinn Introduces a Supplement
to Corporation Act.
AN APPORTIONMENT RESOLUTION
Senator 3!c(noun Offers n Sttpplc
nieiit to tho HiooKs It i;li License
l,nu- Limiting the; Number of t'ci-mit--.lt
1. Kevlcit Introduces a
Wholesome liilu Insurance Muasuiu
Other Business la the House.
naiilsbuig. Pa., Feb 2. President
Pio Tern McCniioll called the senate to
oi del nl 11 o'clock this morning. Fiom
the committee in education Mi. Becker
lepoited, as committed, the bill author
izing school contiolletd to establish and
BURNED STATE CAPITOL.
maintain fiee klndei gallons out of tho
public school lieasuty.
Mr. White Inttoduccd a resolution to
lc-appoition the congressional, senator
ial and lepieseiitative distilcts of tlie
state as follows.
That it Is the sense of the senate that
piompt action bo taken on the subject,
and that the congic.slonal, and legis
lative uppoi tionment committee be in
structed to lepott on said bills within
tw o weeks that such bills shall be
pussed at the piesent session of the
After some debate as to the time of
repotting bUi.li bills, the lesolutlun was
The following bills were lead in place:
By Mr. Mitchell, of Jcfloison An act
appibptlatlng 510,000 to tho Adiian Hos
pital association, of Jefferson county.
By Mr. Vaugban A supplement to the
act to providing for the lmoipoi.itioii and
regulation ot ceitaln coipoiatlons, author
izing the incoipoiation of companies coi
porate to piomoto cnteipiisLS by buying,
selling or guaranteeing tho bonds and
stocks ot other loipoiatlons oi loaning
money on tho secuilty ot the same. Also
a supplement to .in act to piovlde for the
Incoipoiation and icgulatlon of cot tain
eoipointlons, ntithoilzlng and eiepoweilng
any cotporatlon cieated nuclei the laws
of the commonwealth that shall have ac
quit od all the capital stock of anothet
eoipoiatlou to catry out the coipoiate
put pose of the company whoae stock has
been m quit oil.
Uy Ml McUtiown A .supplement to the
lltookn high licence law, which piovkles
that the seveial couits of qu.nter fis
sions in Me gi.inting of liquet licenses
shall not giant In any city mote than one
license lot every 1,000 Inhabitants, and
in tho Eevetal boioughs not male than
two licences In each borough having buj
Inhabitants oi less.
Uy Ml. How land To Insuro gteater
safety to llfo la theatets and othet places
of oiniibenient by piohlbltlng persons fiom
standing in aisles.
lly Mr. Ill own, of Lawrence Amending
the act ot 1S71 dolinliK the ovienses Inci
dent to the nomination and election of
senators, reptesuntntives, state, judicial,
municipal and couutiy ofllces, and to au
thoile tho jiaytnent thereof. The object
of this bill Is to pi evept the bleeding of
cundldateH for olllce.
A number of bills woio called up on
second leading, amended and passed.
Tho senate lecelvod fiom the gover
nor the appointment of John A. M.
Passmen e, of Philadelphia, to be a tius
tee of the Weinerville Insane asylum,
vice (leotge F. Bner, icylgned; T. Ilen
rj Frits, of Pittsbuig, to be aldennnn in
the Thlrty-llist ward, vice Charleb S.
At 12.23 the smate took a iccess until
1 o'clock, but bofote the body re-assembled
tho fiio which dehttoyed the capltol
When the house mot this morning Mr
Schtlnk, of Schuylkill, offeied a resolu
tion which was adopted, on the death of
Hon. D. D. Phillips, of Schuylkill coun
ty, an ex-member of tho house and
pioviding for a committee to attend
Among the bills icported fiom com
mittees was the antl-cigaretto bill.
Among the bills, lead in place were the
Uy Mr. Luden, of Berks. Approprlatlna
$10,000 to tho Uomeopatlilo Modlcal and
Surgical hospital of Heading.
By Mr. Coray, of Luzerno. Reducing
the maximum rate allowed for township
purposes from one cent to three mills on
lly Mi. Connell, of Lackawanna. Pio
viding that bonds of Indemnity given to
sheillfs la their olllclal capacity shall be
Justified befoio a judge of the. proper
By Mr. Beed, of Philadelphia. Requir
ing persons, associations and corporations
owning or opoiatlng stieot cits to pro
tect the ftont and iear ends with screens,
By Mr. tfehrluk, of Schuylkill. Provid
ing that licenses for. tho salo of liquor
shall be gianted to a school director and
no liquor dealer shall bo elected a school
By Mr. Seyfett, of Lancaster. Matting
It n misdemeanor for any life Insuranco
company or Its agent to Issue any policy
of lnsuiance on the llfo o a minor undoi
the age of 12 yeais. '
lly special order at 11.20 a bill vws
considered authorizing tho election of
two assistant assossoia in the seveial
townships nnd boioughs not divided In
to wards and also one; principal assess
or, who aro now or may be hoieafter
divided Into waids, and dellnlng tho
judges of the couits of common pleas
to appoint assessors In ceitaln cases.
The bill was amended fixing the tenn
of assistant nsscssots at one year, and
that of the piluclp.il nss-essor at two
years. Tho inensiito as passed will
make provisions for molting triennial
and other special assessments within
the lequlred time.
In many counties at present assistant
nsscssois have been nominated for elec
tion this month', and unless this bill
become a law they cannot servo. After
.some debate the bill pabsod second
leading as amended.
WILL NOT REOPEN DU PONT CASE.
Scuiilo CoinmitlPC Decides That It
Has Keen t'innll) Passed Upon.
VashIiiKlon, Feb 2. The senate com
mittee on pilvileRos and elections again
today had mulci tonsldeiallon the peti
tion of Colonel IK A. Dupont Tor the
le-openlng of his claim lo a seat as
senator fiom Dclawaie. Owing to the
tact that home of tho membeis of the
committee weie absent, although thcic
was a quotum piesent, foimal action
was postponed until next Filday. All
the membeis pies,cnt expressed the
55 &,, hn'
opinion that the petition was equivalent
to a lequest for a new tiinl, which
they weie of opinion could not by
gi anted In the absence of new testi
mony. The committee took the view
that the one point made in Mr. Dupont's
petition, viz: thai Senator Jones, of
Nevada, had not been pioperly palled,
was negatived by the statement of the
Nevada senator himself that the an
nouncement had been coitectly made.
It ib undeibtood that tot mat action will
be taken at tho Filday meeting, and
theie is no doubt, In view of the expres
sions at today's meeting, that it will
be opposed to Colonel Dupont.
Mr. Addicks' petition did not receive
any attention at today's meeting.
He Leaves .-l0,Oi) to Public Insti
tutions in .llichigau.
Battle Cieek, Feb. 2. The will of
Cltatles 'W dial d, tho eccentric bachel
oi, vi ho died on Sunday, bequeaths $10,
000 to be expended In the election of a
ltbtaiy building here for the city
schools, $40,000 for a Young Men's Chris
tian association building heie, and $10,
000 to tho Baptist College at Kalama
zoo. The helis mo also well provided foi.
Mr. Wlllaid, a lew days belore his
death, deeded Ihe city sKteen acrc3 on
Goguac Lake lor a paik.
Philadelphia Tendcis Aid.
H.irrisbittg, Pa., Fob. 2. Mayor Wat
vvlck sent a telegtam to Goi-tinot Hast
ings tonight olletlng the council cham
beis In Philadelphia fot the use of the
legl3l.itute. Governor Hastings tepllei,
thanking the major, and said that ade
quate iiwaiigeinents have 'tioen made in
Harjfttkt'ig for both branches of the as
sembly and that theie would be no occa
sion for any Inten option in their work
Clinigcd with "Little Polo's" Minder
San Fianc isco, Feb. 2. Wing Sing am.
Chin Poy, ehaiged with the tnuider o.
"Little Pete," the Chinese nietchunt, lta"c
been ait'algaed In the police couit, aiel
their ttlal v111 begin on Saturday. Spe
cial counsel employed by "Little PeteV
widow will act vlth tho piosecntion.
Slscapcd Convict Captiiiod.
Noulstovvn, Pa., Feb 2. Charles Llve
sey, who escaped with the convict pa
tient, John Bukor, last evening, from the
hospital foi the insane, was captured to
night at tho home of his parents in Wosi
Conshohocken. Baker's whereabouts are
No Pardon lor IJookineycr.
Washington, Feb 2. The prerldent has
denied an application for a paidnn In the
case of Ddwnrd Bookmeyer, of Pennsyl
vania, convicted of presenting talso pen
Hiuis tSut'vi". Etauknipt.
London, Fob. 2. S'ma Ileoveo, tho cele
brated Gnglbh tenor clngei, has been
c'cclared a bankrupt, and a lecelving orelc
bus been Issued against his property.
THE NEWS WHS AI0UN1NU.
Weather Indications Today:
Rain or Snow: dales.
1 Pennsylvania State Capltol Building
riood of Bills introduced at Harris
burg. Senate's Hindering Policy In Regard
to tho Arbitration Treaty.
2 Senator Chandler Introduces a Reso
lution on Bimetallism.
Flnanulul und Commercial,
3 (Loeal)-ePlans Adopted for a New
I'argonago or Fiist Prcsbytorlan
Councllmon Loath to Tacklo tho Ap
pi epilation Ordlnonoe.
Stato Legislative Topics.
D (Local) Second Day's Pioceedlngs In
the Goi'Bo Merdof Tt'nl,
Row K. L. Miller to Leave Scrauton.
0 (Story) "A Damascus Night,'1
Whitney's Nowm Budget.
7 West Side News and Gossip. '
S Up and Down tho Valley,
Casual Mention. k
IT IS NOW ALMOST
A NEW TREATY
The Senate Changes Alter the Arbitra
ENTIRE TEXT GIVEN TO THE PUBLIC
The Scope ol' the Instiiimciit Is Vcrj
Much Ki'strictcd.-.SIinip llesont
intMits oi' the Seiintrs Hindering
Policy-Sarcasm of the Jjoniloii
1'rcss Iniiiurtniit Chnngcs Mitde.
Washington, Feb. 2. The text of the
changes made in the genet nl nibltta
tlon ticaty by the senate committee
on foieign lclations today ate dElvon be
low: Assent to the senate article one, rend
as follows: "The high continctlng
parties agree to submit to the arbitra
tion In acccn dance with the ptovlslons
of and subject to the limitations ot
this ticaty all questions in dlffetence
between them which they may fall to
adjust by diplomatic negotiations."
The senate committee to this added
But no question which affects the for
eign or domestic policy ot cither of tho
high contiactlng patties, or the relations
of either to any other state or power, by
tieaty oi otherwise, shall bo a subject tor
atbltration under this tieaty except by
special ugi cement.
At tide tlnee Is nmended by giving
each government two, Instead of one,
jurist of lepute.
In article live the following has boon
In case they shall rail to agree upon rn
umplie within tlnee months of the date
of an application made to them In that
behalf by the high contracting panics, or
either of them, the umpbe shall bo select
ed in the nitiunoi piovided foi In mtlcle 10.
Wheiever the word "pet son" Is used,
meaning the llfth member of the ttlbun.il,
"peison" Is stricken out and "umplie"
Article 7 In -1110 original ticaty reads
"Objections to the jurisdiction of
an arbitral tribunal constituted undei this
tieaty shall not be taken except ns pio
vided In this 111 tide. If befoie the closo
of the heating upon a claim submitted lo
an arbltial tilbtmal constituted under st
tlcle III., or article v., either of the high
eonti acting p.utles shall move such ttlb
unal to decide, and theietipon it shall de
ckle that the eletei initiation of such claim
noeessailly Involves the decision of a dis
puted question of ptlnelple qr grave gen
etal Importance nlfectlng the national
lights of such' patty as distinguished ttont
the private rights wheieof It Is met idy
llic Intel national repiesentatlve, the Juris
diction of such nibltral tribunal over such
claim shall cease and the same shall be
dealt with by arbltiation under uttlcle
Aitlolo-7, as -amended by the com
mittee, Is as follows:
"Objections to the Jutisdictlon ot an ar
bltial tilbunal constituted under this tiea
ty shall not be taken except as piovided in
this aitlcle If at any time bolote the
eloso of the hearing, upon any mattei ex
cept leirltoilal claims submitted to an ui
blttal tilbunal constituted under this
tteaty, either of tho high contracting pat
ties shall declsre that the Octet mltiation
of btich matter necessailly Involves the
decision of a disputed question which is
excluded fiom atblttatlon except by spe.
eial ugi cement by the opetatlon of Ai
tlcle 1, then the JttiUdlctlon of such at
blttal tilbunal over such matters shall
London, Feb 2. Commenting edlto
1 tally upon the Anglo-Atnoilcnn utbl
tutloii tieaty and the piospects of Its
adoption by the senate of the United
State, the Times tills moinlng says.
"It would not be civil for us to associate
ourselves with the vigorous language
employed by the New Yoik papois with
,-tleience to the tteaty as amended In
the foieign nffaits committee of the
senate of tho United States, but few
UnglMimon will caio to dissent fiom
the substance of their maiks. Our
luith in the senate has been sorely tiled
of late years, and should they succeed
in leplacing this tieaty by an empty
sham, It would be all tho more to be
lcgtetted because It would letatd the
general adoption thiougliout the wot Id
of the pi inelple or arbitration. Pei haps
Lord Salisbury will be willing to latlfy
a mete abortive agieement, but we fear
for the icsult, oespite ihe belief of the
people of b ah eonntiles In the policy of
aibitintion and the geneial deslte for a
tieaty of this chai actor In Uie face
of the .silence of President-elect McKin
ley, wo must prepare ourselves for dis
appointment, and for cither a sham
tieaty or none."
Venezuelan Tieaty Signed.
Washington, Feb. 2. Tho Anglo-Vono-zuelan
arbitration treaty was signed by
Sir Julian Pauncefote, the British ambas
sador and Senor Jose Andiade, the Vene
zuelan minister in the olllce of Secretary
Olney at the state depurtmuut at 4.50
o'clock this afternoon, signalizing tho
amicable termination of a contioversy
that ties lasted nearly a century ns well
as the resumption of diplomatic relations
between the two countrlos, which had
been suspended for ton years.
Two .lion Injured liy Dvunmite.
Lockpott, N. y Feb. 2. A dynamite
cartridge exploded last night whero men
weie working on the canal lmpioventents.
Flying locks struck Thomaa Bums, a lo
botoi, said to be fiom Phlladelnhia, and
Pallet man Itlley, Both weie seilously but
not fatully Injured.
Tho Auglo-Americnn Trout).
London, Feb. 2 In the house of com
mons today George N. Curzon, undor tor
elgn soerotary, announced that tho gov
ernment was ready to lay the Anglo
Amoilcnn atbltration treaty before tho
ISurglnrs Itob an linvn HniiK.
Dldott, la., Feb. 2. Biadley's bank was
robbed at 3 o'clock yesteiday mottling, the
safe being bioken open with nltto-glycer.
Ine and all the funds stolen. The buiglars
escaped with a stolen team and buggy.
Ncs- York, Feb. 2. Sailed: Travo for
Bremen. Sighted: Teutonic, fiom Now
York foi Llvoipool, passed Holy-heal;
Spiaindam, fiom New Yoik for Hotter
dam, passed Piawlo Point.
Ho Wrotu "Mnit (or tho Wagon."
Topeka, Kan,, Feb. 2. Samuel Stono,
tho man who wrote the vvoids to tho bong,
"Walt for the Wagon and Wo'll All Tako
a Ulde," died heie last night, agtd 1.1
IN LJL li to)
Saturday, Jan, 30, will
commence a Linen 5ale
that -will be o? special In
terest vto iionsekeepers.
Wc v111 not enlarge on the
but submit quality and pi Ices .for your
peisonal inspection, feeling satisfied that
the goods will do tho lest,
10 pieces Loom Damask, all linen .
f. pieces B2-lnch Damask, all linen
C pieces Cl-inch Dainnsk. nil llni.ii
C pieces Oil-Inch Damask, all linen ..
n pieces 72-Inch Damat.1;, all linen ..
G pieces "2-inch Damask, all linen ...
72-Inch Sllvei Bleached Damask, S3c. to
51.C0; actual value, 51.00 and $1.13.
Bleached Linen Damasks, at. ISc, 53a.,
C3c, 73c, SSc. to ?.'.50 per yard.
230 dozen nil linen Napkins, 7c. 03c,
$1.00, 1.13, $1.33, S1.G0, $1.73 to $12.00 per
We call special attention to our Silver
Bleached Napkins at $1.50. We know they
are tho best value ever offered.
Dxtraoidlnary values on Towels. No
tice especially our
Extra Size 3-Iuck Towels,
at $3,00 per dozen, Lunch
Cloths, D'Oylles, Centers,
Etc, We carry a line f
Soft Finish German Lin
ens. 530 AND 512
Mrv n - Ti
January and Febj
114 AND UC WYOMING AVE.
SEVEN CARLOADS OF BRANDY.
Vhi! Host Califotuia Unci and Is Now
on Its May Kant.
San Francisco, Feb. 2. One-half of
tho General Nagleo biandv has been
shipped east en route to Europe. This
binndy belonged to tho estate of Gen
eial Naglee, who made pait of it in 1WJ,
and was tho prooerty of hla daughtei,
Jlra. Bobbins, of San Jose. The ship
ment consisted of seven car-loads.
Theio were 070 packages, averaging
torty gallons. It is probably the mu-i
valuable shipment of biandy ever made
Hoceiitly tho government gave per
mission to withdraw It from the oiig
itml packages, of 2,000 gallons each, in
which form It could not be sold, and to
put It up In thirty, forty and forty-ilv-gallon
packages, replacing tho original
stamps as attesting the age. The
owner of the brandy will get from the
government a tebate of. about 530,000
on tho taxes paid.
Sousn and Hoppur Celebrate.
Chicago, Feb. 2.-De Wolf Hopper and
his opera company gave the throe hun
dredth performance of John Philip Soub c g
opera, "Kl Capltan," at tho Columbia
theater last ni-fht, Jlr. Sousa, was pies
ent with his brnd.
Tho Maggie and I.ily I'oiimlors.
Halifax, Fob. 2. The American schoon
or Maggie and Lily, foundered on Qeoigi a
Banks at 4 o'clock, Seven minutes nl. r
tho fourteen men on board were taken off
tho vessel wont down.
Tho Ilurald's Weatlior Forecast.
New York, Fob. 3 In the Middle States
today, partly cloudy to fair weather will
ptevall and slightly lower, followed by
slightly higher tempeiatuie. On Thins,
day, fair v.-onthet and ftcbh to lisht vvi t
etly and noitherlj winds und sllL'htly
higher temperature will pro) ail.