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TWO CENTS. SORANTOX, PAM MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 14. 1807. TWO CENTS
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Detailed Report of Diffi
culty Arising from the
Murder of Hoover.
VERSION OF CAPT. STOUCH
Indians Aroused by Presence
of the Sheriff's Posse.
Through the Diplomncy of the Indian
kAgont, Stanley, tho Cheyenne
Ilrnvc, Is Arrested Without Wood
shed nnd locked Up. -Yellow Ilnlr
find Sam Crow Also Under Arrest.
Tho Itcd Men Unnblo to Distin
guish Their Hereditary I'ncniy, the
Cowboy, from Up Same Individual
Clothed with Oificlnl Powers.
Washington, June 13. The Indian
office has received from Captain Stouch
of the Tomrue River, Mont., agency,
a detailed report on the recent trouble
there arising from the murder of Set
tler John Hoover by David Stanley, a
Cheyenne brave. After much diplo
macy on the part of the agent, Stanley
nnd his two accomplices, Sam Crow
and Yellow Hair are now lodged In
Jail at Miles City, and will be tried by
the courts. Captain Stouch's descrip
tion of the trouble Is Interesting In
that It shows the constant conflict be
tween the federal officers and the state
authorities in arrests of Indians. In
this case the presence of the sheriff
nnd a large posse came near causing a
conflict with the Indians.
Tho report states that soon after
Hoover's body was found on May 23,
Captain Stouch sent for White Bull
and some ot the head men, being satis
fied that it was Ms band which com
mitted the murder. The old chief came
in response to the summons and ex
pressed his regret at the occurrence.
Captain Stouch told him to tell the
head men that .the band .would be held,
responsible" for the murder unless they
discovered the real culprit ana brought
him to tho post. This they promised
to do and An old Indian named Badger
made the-flrophetlo remark: ."I prom
Iso the agent that -it I find out, and
I will try to find out, I wlllell him
If It Is my own 'son." tIt turned out
to be the son of the old brave who
killed Hoover. This conference took
place on the 27th of May and that
same day Sheriff Glbb, of Cluster
county and a band of 25 armed men
rode up to the agency and Informed
Captain Stoucfi that they wanted tho
murderers. The agent replied that
he was doing everything possible to
discover and arrest the guilty Indians
and It not interfered .with was con
fident that he would succeed. The
sheriff left four deputies and depart
ed. STANLEY WANTED TO FIGHT.
That evening Captain Rend with two
troops of cavalry also arrived, boon
after this AVhlte Bull came into the
agency and told Captain Stouch that
Stanley had. confessed to the murder
but would not surrender, having sent
word that he would fight nt 3 o'clock.
Then the agent replied that ho would
not allow the fight but that the chiefs
must compel Stanley to give himself
up. A courier was sent to recall the
cavalry which had started for the
sccene of the killing. By this time the
news that Stanley was to fight had
spread and the Indians became rest
less. The squaws arid the children took
to the hills away from the agency
while the bucks rode In and stationed
themselves on the hill tops near the
post buildings. They were all heavily
nrmed and had their hotses. They In
formed the ngent that they had come
to seo Stanley fight.
Captain Stouch then says:
"Captain Read returned to the agency
with his command and at about 3.30
In the afternoon. At this time Stan
ley was on a high hill in the rear of
the agency and not at a great distance
from it he had hlB horse and squaw
with him; was In his war dress and
paint, and wab' heavily armed. Ho was
all ready for the fight. It was the de
sire of Captain Reeed to charge and
capture or kill him. At this Juncture a
greatly excited Indian on horseback,
approached with the information that
Stanley did not want to fight the sol
diers but did want to fight the citizens,
meaning' tho deputy sheriffs who were
here. I told him to go back and Jell
Stanley I would not allow any one to
fight him and for him to come in and
surrender. Deputy Sheriff Smith told
me he would attempt his capture If 1
would guarantee his safety from the
other Indians; I told him I could not
bo guarantee, and moreover there" would
be no tight and that Stanley must be
captured without any bloood shed. I
wanted this done as an example for
those amongst the Indians who con
template wrongdoing, and I know per
fectly well that If he were permitted to
fight and was killed, he would bo a
hero and brave In the eyes of tho tribe,
whose example should be emulated by
the young men.
"Stanley followed in the footsteps of
Head Chief and Crazy Mule, of whose
herolo dentlrs, stories are told around
the fires, making every young Wn anx.
lous for a similar death. I believe It
was In 1891, that these two young men
killed a whltu boy and afterward had
a fight with soldiers and was killed.
Thus these' two young men became
"heroes" and to prevent the repetltlpn
ot this Incident I forbade any fighting.
I d(d not think It wise and prudent
to make the, attempt with but two
troops of cavalry here; while I believe
the Indians were not disposed to re
sist the capture of Stanley, still there
was i.o telling what they would do
when one of their people was being
fired upon; had they made a resUtanco
there Is no telling where It would havo
ended; they can muster almost BOO
warriors, and knowing of their dispo
sition to resist, I thought two troops of
cavalry would not stand much, show
of oercomlng these warriors whoso
fierceness was noted."
SHERIFFS ORDERED AWAY.
As the presence of tho deputy sher
iffs Interfered with his Investigation,
Captain Strouch asserted his authority
and ordered the deputies off the res
ervation. By that time Stanley had disappear
ed. After much trouble he was lo
cated at Black Ragle's camp. Captain
Stouch Immediately started for tho
camp and there found the braves ful
ly armed and still disinclined to sur
render without a fight Finally he con
sented to accompany the agent back
to the rost, still refusing to give up
his arms. He was then persuaded to
give up his rifle and when the agency
was reached he was promptly locked
up. In the meantime Sheriff Glbb re
turned and demanded the person of
Stanley. Finally after much parleying
Captain Stouch became convinced that
It was useless to hold the murderer
longpr and turned him over to the
sheriff, sending an escort of cavalry
with him to the railroad.
Yellow Hair arfd Sar Grow were ar
rested by Captain' uch' after his
report bad been mallu.'' Tho tone of
the report throughout Indicates that it
was the, presence of the sheriff's posse
that aroused the Indians. They are
unable to distinguish their hereditary
enemy, the cowboy, from the same In
dividual, clothed with a sheriff's pow
ers nnd It was these men and not the
soldiers that Stanley wanted to fight.
SUICIDE IN CHURCH.
Unknown Woman Strolls Into Noonday
Prayer Service and Shoots
Herswlf With a Revolver.
, New York, June 13. While Rev. Dr.
Parks was conducting noonday prayer
meeting in the Calvary Episcopal
church at the northeast corner of
Twenty-first street and Fourth ave
nue, yesterday, an unknown woman,
about f5 years old, walked Into the
vestibule of the church. A moment
later she put a revolver to her right
temple and fired.
The worshippers were terrified. The
minister and several members of the
congregation rushed out of the church
and knelt beside the prostrate woman,
who died before the arrival of un am
bulance. She wore a black brocade skirt,
brown velvet waist, low shoes, almost
new, and fancy black stockings with
white checks. Her bonnet was small
.and trimmed with tulle, and artificial
Pink, flowers. She carried, a. fcilk um
brella. In her pockets was a pockefbook
containing a small sum of money, a
pair of eyeglasses and a pawn ticket.
By means of this ticket the suicide
was traced to a pawnshop, where sho
had -obtained a loan on an- old-fashioned
miniature breastpin. The
breastpin is unusually fine and would
have cost a good deal of money half
a century ago. The frame is oval and
of solid gold. Within this, mountPd
on a swivel, are two miniatures of
women. These aro mounted back to
back, and are so arranged that by
turning them on the swivel either one
can be made to show.
One of the faces bears a family re
semblance to the dead woman, and Is
belle.ved to be that of her mother. It
Is the face of a woman apparently of
English birth, with light brown hair,
blue eyes and delicate features. The
gown shown Is trimmed with rich lace.
The other miniature Is that of a wo
man about 30 years old, with auburn
hair and blue eyes. It very much' re
sembles the other picture. The sui
cide gave the name "Mrs. Riley" at
tho pawn shop. ' ,
DESPAIR DROVE HIM MAD.
Atlnntic City Mnn, Out of Work,
Takes His Life.
Atlantic City, June 13. Despondency
over continued illness and not being
able to support his family caused Ed
ward Scull, aged 38, to commit suicide
this morning. He committed the deed
by taking a mjxture containing mor
phine. Scull lived at 135 North Missouri
avenue with his wife and family. He
had b'-en out of work for over a year.
He arose early this mornlg and started
to go clown stairs, stating to his wife
that he was hungry nnd was going to
get something to eat.
He teturned to the bed room In a
dazed condition and It at once flashed
upon Mrs. Scull that he had drank the
contents of the bottle of poisonous
medicine In tho cupboard. Two physi
cians were summoned, but he was be
yond their atd and died six hours later.
WOMAN'S STRANGE ACCIDENT.
A Dross Opens a Gns Cock, Nenrly
Brldgeton, N. J., June 13. Miss An
nie Flske, a dressmaker, had a very
narrow escape from suffocation by Il
luminating gas. Not feeling well, she
went to her room In 'the hotel, threw
a dress upon which sho had been work
ing over the back of a rocking-chair,
went to bed and quickly fell asleep.
The weight of the dress "upon the
chair caused It to go backward and
strike the kep of a low gas fixture, let
ting the gas flow at full head.
The odor was noticed In time by
others In the hotel, and an Investiga
tion revealed that Miss Flske was un
conscious. A phyBlclan was sent for.
who worked with her for a long time
and finally succeeded In restoring her.
Tho Yellow I' I up; Flying.
Ban Frunclsco, June 13. Tho steamer
City of PaM arrived today from Panama,
flying the yellow flag, and was Immediate
ly ordered Into, quarantine. When ono
day out from Panama, one of the pas&en
gers, Mrs. Mitchell, died of yellow fever,
a few days later Captain Metonzen also
died. About twenty passengers 'came Into
port, none having symptoms of the dis
ease. Drowned in the Hudson.
New York, Juno 13. W. Morton Smith,
II. 10. Gullmetto and the latter' sister,
Emma Gullmette, were In a yacht on the
Hudson river this afternoon, when a
squall arose and1 upset tho boat. Tho
young lady was rescued, but tho two mm
sank and were, drowned.
WILL SOON REPORT
Means to Dc Provided to Relieve tbe
Slate ol Heavy Burden.
COST OP FEEDINQ FOREIGN PAUPERS
Thousands Arc Expended Annually
in Providing Tor tho Immigrants
Who Aro Uumpad from tho Slums or
Europe Upon tho 8tatc-lcnnsyl
' vanin tho Grcntost Sufferer from tho
X'lirclr Allen Pauper.
Special to the. Scranton Tribune.
Harrlsburg, June 13. The report of
the committee to Investigate the num
ber of aliens quartered upon the state
will be filed Monday night by Chair
man Focht. The committee was cre
dited hy the last legislature and has
been actively engaged for elghtosn
months In gathering Information on
this subject. As a result of tho Inquiry
a bill providing for the return of pau
pers nnd Indigent Insane persons not
having a legal settlement within Penn
sylvania to any other state or country
to which they may belong was Intro
duced a month ago In the house by Mr.
Focht. It passed that body In less
than n week on a sneclal order and
will be rend the first time Monday
night In the senate.
A personal visit was mndo to every
Institution in the Btate maintained
wholly or partly by the commonwealth
by Chairman Focht nnd other members
of the committee. The Investigation
was made at a cost of-about $3,000,
this amount having been given to the
committee by tho last legislature.
This Includes traveling and hotel ex
penses, stenoghaphers' fees and print
Ins. The patriotic societies co-operated
with the committee In Its inquiry
and. were of great help. These organ
izations were represented on the com
mute by Clarence F. Huth, of Sha
mokln, state president of the Patriotic
Order Sons of America, and D. R.
Smith, of Laurolton.
The other members are Representa
tive B. K. Focht, of Union; Pcfry M.
Lytle, of Huntingdon; Frank Comly,
of Montgomery; John Pascoe, of Le
high; S. S. Staples, of Luzerne; Sen
ators John J. Coyle, of Schuylkill;
Christian C. Kauffman, of Lancaster,
and William H. Hyde, of Elk. Huth
and Smith were appointed by Gover
nor Hastings and their colleagues by
the presiding ofllcei-3 of the senate
and house. The report of the commit
"The evils complained of that led to
the framing of the resolution' authoriz
ing this Investigation have grown out
of the too liberal emlgmtlop laws of
the country, ' whlqh, in latter years,
have invited In many cases no longer
th'e thrifty 'European or Astatic who
nt crn.ee becomes self-sustaining and a
good citizen, but the most degraded
and 'Ignorant of the Slavonic countries,
who have not only been a menace to
American workingmen, unbalancing
the equilibrium that previously exist
ed between employer and employe, but
the burden put upon the taxpayer for
the support of these unnaturalized for
eigners has become unbearable and
there is need of alarm and quick ac
tion lest tho great 'charities that have
been furnished through th'o Christian
bene'olence of the people of Pennsyl
vania be In large part diverted to the
support of a purely alien clot-s Instead
of relieving the distress of American
citizens and former taxp'ayerh.
"It Is a fact, confirmed by statistics,
that the extent of Immigration to our
shores during given years or seasons
depends upon business prosperity
showing how impossible it is for eras
of prosperity to extend over long per
iods since, as soon as there Is a de
mand fcr our products tho tide of Im
migration Urns to this country nnd
thn demands for labor are quickly
filled, wages go down and then follows
complaint of hard times. This Is par
ticularly hurtful to Pennsylvania nnd
the Eastern states, for, while the West
has received many Immigrants, these
were quickly absorbed on account of
the vast stretches of unsettled coun
try. ' l
BURDENS UPON TAXPAYERS.
"In the East American labor Is con
fronted with the necessity of surrend
ering a fraction of Its employment to
the newly-nrrlval Immigrants who
have swarmed here like diseased mat
ter from tho body or sending the lat
ter to our public Institutions to be
supported by the state. The evil of
burdening the public with this class
we design to correct. The even great
er evil done to our American work
ingmen by permitting a contamination
of general immigration must bo dealt
vjth by our national congress. The
immigrant of recent years has come
to be regarded not, as formerly, a
seeker of liberty from the land of the
oppressor, but by reason ot his Ignor
ance nnd venality has become an Im
position, not a person whose assimila
tion can be very speedy or If it ever
takes place to be productive of a ment
ally or morally hardy people,
"With knowledge gained through re
liable sources, In many cases, foreign
countries have made It a business to
gather up tho mentally and physically
weak, those likely to become a public
burden and shipped them to theUnlted
States, paying their ocean voyage,
where they quickly become objects of
public bounty. The reports of the va
rious Institutions .visited by the com
mittee aro taken from the office books,
where such were kept In a way that
would enable the committee to get in
formation of value, nnd these reports
may be relied upon ns being as nearly
accurate ns such information can be as
certained when It is considered that
the work was done among a class who
not only in many instances have un
pronounceable names, but who speak
a foreign tongue.
It Is fair to assume that the percent
age of burden by the state and counties
Is very much In excess of the num
bers and amount ascertained by the
committee. Fearing the refusal of ad
mittance many claimed citizenship
who were never naturalized, .while
where recordB were npt kept hundreds
were left out and the extent to which
thoy were a burden upon the publlo
must be approximated. It Is the be
lief of the committee that wMIe the
jeport shows something ovor $1,000,000
a year as the sum total cost to the
stato and counties for their mainten
ance it is our conviction from observa
tion that the amount Is In excess' of
a million and a half nnd Is Increasing
WILL PRESCRIBE. A REMEDY.
"Having diagnosed the case and hav
ing cttabllshcd by nccurats and spe
cific information tho extent of the great
evil nnd the Imposition long endured
by tho commonwealth we are prepared
to prescribe n remedy which, If car
ried out, along the humane lines sug
gested, will quickly relieve our stale.
There are no states in the Unloi that
are not unJUKtly burdened with alien
paupers or alien insane, but Pennsyl
vania bears the greatest share. Our
correspondence with the officials of ev
ery state In the Union discloses the
fact that everywhere the people are
awake to this Issue and are consid
ering means for relief.
"Minnesota has Just passed a law
providing for the removal of aliens Into
other states and to other countries.
Massachusetts long ago began to bat
tle with the question and a law on
her statute books enables the author
ities to remove alien paupers and alien
lnnane to other states and other coun
tries. Last year alone, after the law
had been In operation some time, and
the state pretty well weeded out, 650
were returned to other states and 518
to other countries, making a total of
1,168. New York and Rhode Island
have also laws that give partial re
lief nnd New Jersey Is about enact
ing such laws.
"To meet and remedy the evil which
exists In Pennsylvania, and which is
universally deplored we have drawn a
bill which Is now on the senate cal
endar. It Is modeled after the laws of
other states where the plan has worked
successfully, but to entirely conform to
not only the constitution of our
state, but to humnnltarlan usages. We
are confident that If this bill becomes
a law this commonwealth will be saved
millions of dollars, the standard of cit
izenship elevated, our congested public
Institutions relieved and a higher In
centive to acquire the requisite quali
fications of citizenship presented to
hose who truly and honestly come to
our shores to seek freedom and become
a law abiding, industrious part of tho
body politic." Wanbaugh.
Drunken Ruffian Shoots and Kills
Five NegroesHe Is Pursued
by a Mob.
Mcredian, Miss., June 13. News
reached here tonight of the murder of
five negroes In the extreme north
western portion of Kemper county. A
negro named Sibley while drunk se
cured a gun and started out to Jtlll
every person he met. He mot Ave neg
roes, three women and two children.
The flendjahot them dead. He also shqt
at six othe)- negroes.
As soon as the bloody work of Sib
ley was discovered a mob was organ
ized. Sibley took to the woods, carry
ing his shot gun with him and at last
accounts the mob had surrounded him.
Word comes from DeKalb that the
sheriff of Kempler county has gone to
the scene with a large posse.
Eleven Cnrs Thrown from the Track
on the Sea Bench Rond.
New York, June 13. A train of eleven
cars on the Sea Beach railroad crowd
ed with passengers from Coney Island,
crashed Into an obstruction on the
tracks tonight at Fifth avenue and
Sixty-fifth street, near the Fifth ave
nue tunnel. The train was running
slowly nt the time and fortunately no
seilous damage was done.
It was found that several heavy steel
rails had beem placed across the tracks
and strorgly braced with several other
rails, and it appeared to the detectives
who were at once put on the case, and
to th'e train people, to be a desperate
attempt to wreck tho train.
BILLY BRYAN BODS UP.
Ho Receives Cnllnrs at Norfolk
Scwnll in tho Vicinity.
Washington, June 13. William J.
Bryan paid a hurried visit to Washing
ton todnv, arriving here from New
York this morning nnd leaving In the
evening for Norfolk, Vn. There were
mnny callers at the hotel where Mr.
Bryan stopped. He attended service
at the New York avenue Presbyterian
church and later In the day dined with
Senator Jones, the chairman of the na
tional Democratic committee.
Hon. Arthur Sewall, tho late Demo
cratic vice presidential candidate, also
dined with Senator Jones.
Dr. I'ntton's Sermon to tho Princeton
Princeton, N. J., June 13. Dr. Fran
cis Landley Patton, president of
Princeton university, preached tho
baccalaureate sermon to the members
of the graduating class today. Ho re
gretted the attitude of England toword
Greece, but he said Americans aro
rot In a position to criticise when such
a measure as tho arbitration treaty
has been rejected.
President Patton went on to say that
universal sentiment In this country Is
absolutely in favor of the arbitration
1'uget Sound Fortifications.
Port Townscnd, Wash., Juno 13. Tho
advertisement by the government for bids
to prepare the site, for tne erection ot the
Puget Sound formications here has
brought to inspect tho slto contractors
from Washington, Oregon and California.
Marrowstone Point Is a rough, steep, high
promontory, and the first work will be the
providing of a sourco of fresh water. Tho
contract for the Marrowstono Point work
will bo let on June 30.
. Tho New York Discovered
' Newport News, Va June 13. Tho cruls.
er New York, . which sailed from Boston
with much mystery surrounding her des.
tlnatlon, parsed In the capes early this
morning and came to anchor in the James
rrver, opposite this city.
Jlroker Chnpmun Released.
Washington, June 13 EJverton R. Chap
man, the sugar trust Investigation witness
who was released from Jail on Friday, re
turned to New York this morning, accom
panied by, his children.
ARE VERY ACTIVE
Tbey Are Working Hard for Annexation
TIIE RECENT TROUBLE WITH JAPAN
Hnwniinn Representatives Aro Los
ing No Opportunity to Impress Upon
Congressmen tho .Necessity of
Speedy Action In Order to Hen Off
Other Nations Who Dcsiro to Pos
sess nn Assortment of Volcnnocs.
Washington, June 13. Mr. Hatch, the
Hawaiian minister, and Lorln A,
Thurston, ex-mtntstcr to the United
States, called at the state department
this afternoon and spent half an hour
In close consultation with Assistant
Secretary Day. They said on coming
away that their business was unim
portant, but declined to state Its na
ture. All that could be gathered from
the state department was that the visit
had no reference to the trouble that
Hawaii Is experiencing In the effort to
control the entry and colonization of
Japanese laborers. As It Is well known,
however, that the Hawaiian represen
tatives are losing no opportunity to Im
press upon congressmen and other pub
lic men the necessity of speedy action
in the direction of the annexation of
thef islands lest the chance be lost to the
United States, it is probable that the
minister profited by his visit to Judge
Day to make some representations in
that line, and perhaps to suggest out
lines for a treaty.
No confirmation can be obtained as
yet of the report that the Hawaiian le
gation here has made the demands of
the Japanese minister at Honolulu the
subject of representations to the state
department, yet It Is not doubted that
the state department Is acquainted with
the details of the notes exchanged on
this subject from one source or another,
perhaps through Consul General Mills
nt Honolulu. It Is not the policy of the
stnto department to commit Itself
needlessly In advance on such questions
as are presented In this controversy be
tween Japan and the little Island re
public, but it appears that Hawnll Is
only insisting upon exerclslngarlghtin
the regulation ot emigration that the
United States has asserted without
contradiction from any source. It may
be regarded as settled that Hawaii will
receive the support of this government
to that extent at least.
CARRIED OFF BY YELLOW FEVER.
Willinm Korn the Last of n Tarty of
Gold-Seekers from Colorado.
Denver, June 13. The death of Wil
liam Korn, of Leadvllle, Col., from
yellow fever In quarantine at New
York yesterday markr the extlrctloh
of one party of prospectdrs who left
Colorado last March to dig for gold In
Bolivia. The other members of the
party Thomas Quarle, of Aspen, and
Frank O'Keith and William Hahn, of
Leadvllle died of the fever In Bolivia.
Of another party of four who went
from Colorado to Bolivia about tho
same time only William Hurley sur
vived, and he Is reported to bo 111 In
quarantine at New York.
Th'e fate of these venturesome gold
seekers will probably stop emigration
from Colorado to South America for
some time. Korn's father worried so
much about his son's trip that his mind
became unbalanced, and since Memor
ial day he has been missing from his
home In Buffalo, N. Y. It Is feared
that he has committed suicide.
INSURANCE AGENTS ARRESTED.
Accused of Placing foreign Insur
ance in nn Illegal Mnnncr.
PlttBburg, June 13. Four Insurance
agents havo been arrested here on
charges made by B. D. Evans, Btate In
surance commissioner. They are ac
cused of placing insurance in foreign
companies without having taken out
the necessary license, thereby defraud
ing the state out of considerable sums
Those arrested are G. M. Alexander
and his son, Joseph S., doing business
es G. M. Alexander & Son, and 11. L.
Rlngwalt and Smith Agnew, of 216
Third avenue. He made six Informa
tions In all, ono against the Alexanders
and five against Rlngwalt & Agnew.
The presecutor says many more ar
rests will be made here and throughout
the state as fast as the men working
on the cases can secure sufficient evi
dence. HOT WAVE COMING.
Wcnthcr Conditions Reported for the
Washington, June 13. The storm
conditions have remained nearly sta
tionary over New England.
Light showers have occurred In New
England, the lower lake region, the
Middle Atlantic states and In the Red
river of tho South valley.
A hot wave of considerable propor
tions has settled over the Mississippi
valley and adjoining districts, a maxi
mum temperature of 100 degrees being
reported from Wllllston, 98 from Au
gusta and Montgomery, 96 from Atlan
ta, Nashville and Jacksonville, 91 from
Charlotte, Knoxvllle, Memphis, Carlo,
Davenport, Dubuque, St. Paul and Bis
marck. It Is probable that this hot wave will
gradually spread eastward over the
lower lake region and the Mlddlo At
WOMAN'S HEAD FOUND.
Boys' Discovery in a Collar Dlny Un
enrth n Murder.
Rushvllle, Ind., Juno 13. The discov
ery of a woman's head burled In earth
In a cellar of a vacant house In the
centre of tho city has aroused Intense
.excitement here. Two boys wero in the
cellar rumaglng among some old bar
rels nnd boxes when they made the
The head is that of a woman prob
ably. 40 years old. The flesh was de
cayed, leaving the skin hard and dry
and pressing tightly ngalnst the skull.
There are 'thirteen teeth, six upper and
seven lower, looking ns bright nnd nat
ural as if their owner was alive. A
mass of short, curly blonde hair crowns
I the head, .with bangs in front. The
facial appearance gives rise to the be
lief that the owner of the head had
possessed great beauty. A long cut or
incision In tho skull over the right ear
tells how tho woman met her fate.
The prevailing opinion Is that tho
woman was murdered, her body burled
elsewhero nnd the head burled in the
CALCUTTA IS SHAKEN.
Sovero Earthquake That JCllls Eight
People nnd Wrecks Buildings.
Calcutta, Juno 13. A svero earth
quake lasting five minutes, was felt
here this evening. Eight natives were
killed and many others were Injured.
The shock occured just before the
evening drive. Tho peoplo rushed
from helr houses en masse, many but
In parts of the city few houses es
caped. Some wore simply damaged,
while others are in ruins. Fifteen feet
of the spire of the cathedral fell and
the spires of a number ' of other
churches collapsed. The town hall,
the high court and several public build
ings were damaged.
The severe shock extended to Howrak
across tho Hoogly river, where serious
damage was done. Several buildings
collapsed, some lives .wero lost and a
number of people wero Injured more
or less severely.
The Sugar Schedule of
Dill Is Expected to
Washington, June 13. Tho sugar
schedule of the tariff bill Is expected to
continue to be tho subject of considera
tion In the Benate for the .next day or
two. The Hawaiian treaty and anti
trust amendments are still to be dis
posed of and both will excite consider
able debate. With the sugar question
settled the arglcultural schedule, which
has been partially considered, will be
again taken up and .will In turn be fol
lowed by the tobacco schedule, if In the
meantime the Republicans agree upon
Its provisions. The Republican mana
gers hone to also dispose of the spirit,
and cotton schedules during the week
and possibly ,to make some progress
with the hemp and flax provisions.
There will be no great 'amount of de
bate on either cotton or spirits. There
was at one time talk of an attempt to
add compensation duties on cotton
goods because of the duty fixed on raw
cotton, but this is understood to have
been abandoned If ever seriously con
templated. The'Democrnts do not find
the present schedule objectionable ex
cept In minor details and will allow It
to go throught' with but little discus
sion. The Republican senators now hope
that the debbte in the senate will be
concluded "within the next two weeks,
notwithstanding less than one-third of
the bill has been gone over. They hare
.secured an agreement wth the Demo
crats that the sessions shall begin at 11
o'clock each day -instead of 12 after
The house probably will continue Us
policy of adjourning from Monday over
to Thursday and from Thursday until
the following Monday. No business
will be done and the session tomorrow
will be merely perfunctory.
BALLOON CAUGHT FIRE IN THE AIR.
I'ntnl Ending of nn Ascension nt Ilcr
lin Two Men Aro Killed.
Berlin, June 13. Herr Woolfert, an
aeronaut, accompanied by a mechanic
named Knabe, made an experimental
ascent In a so-called steerjpg airship
from the Tempelhof common this even
ing. When the balloon, which had
been filled at the military ballooning
establishment, had reached a height
of three thousand feet a loud explo
sion was heard, and tho next moment
the balloon was seen to be ablaze. Tho
car, which was also on lire, detached
Itself from the burning silk and fell
with fearful rapidity to the ground.
Both of Its occupants were found to
be dead. Their bodies were horribly
It appears that the benzine used In
the steering gear motor exploded,
causing tho disaster.
Pnn Amcrlcnns Aro Wonry.
Now York, June 13. Tired out after Ave
days of sightseeing In New York and
vicinity, tho Pan-Americans left tonight
on tho Fall Itlver steamer Puritan for
Fall River, whero they will spend to
morrow lnspoctlng the Industries of that
city. They will visit a number of New
England cities and will then start for a
tour of tho western cities. Most of them
will leave for their homes about tho latter
part of July,
Rig Claims Against Jnmncin.
Kingston, Jamaica, Juno 13. Tho attor
neys who havo ben retained to defend tho
ofllcers of tho Biltlsh steamer Bermuda,
detained on a charge of being Implicated
In filibustering previous to touching at
Port Antonio, have filed a claim of fK.OO)
on behalf of Captain Murphy and tho
other defendants ag&lnst the Jamaica
New York, June 23. Arrived: Steamers
Spaarndam, from Rotterdam; Alsatla,
Genoa; Furnessla. Glasgow. Arrived out:
La Touralne, at Havre, from New York.
TIIE NEWS THIS MORNINfi.
Weather Indications Today:
1 General Attempt to Tako the Llfo of
Detailed Report of tho Indian Trouble.
Provisions for Relieving tho Btato's
Hawaiian Agents Aro Active.
2 Sports Resume of Saturday and Sun
day Baso Ball Games,
3 State Forecast of Legislative Work.
Amateur Base Ball.
5 Story "Tho Girl of tho White Butter-
6 Local Services In Observance of Chll
v dren's Day,
County Detective Leyshon Raids the
7 iLocal Mr, Orlttentori Conducts Union
Services in Elm Park Church.
Italians Celebrate St. Anthony's Day,
S West Side and City Suburban. t
9 Lackawanna County News.
10 (Neighboring County Happenings.
Financial and Commercial,
Unknown Man Explodes
a Bomb Loaded with '
DUT NO ONE IS INJURED
Narrow Escape of the Presi
dent of French Republic,
Two Men Are Arrested Charged with
Ilnving Thrown tho Bomb, but It Is
Thought Thnt tho Real Culprit Es
enped in thn ThickctTho Infernal
Machine a Clumsy Affair Not Cnpn
blo of Doing Much Darangc--An
Paris, June 13. President Faure waa
fired at today at the race course by a
young man, who missed him. -A bomb
was exploded at the Bame time. No
one was injured.
While M. Faure's carriage waa
passing a thicket near La Coscttde'res
taurant, in the Bols De Boulogne, a
bomb, which' subsequently proved to
be a piece' of tubing, about six Inches
long and two Inches In diameter, with
a thickness of half an Inch, charged
with powder and swan shot, exploded.
No one was Injured by the explosion.
A man in tho crowd Busiected as the,
prime mover, was arrested. H gave
hlB name ns Gallet and made only the
briefest replies to questions put to
him by the police.
Gallet said that he had no occupa
tion, but resided at Levallols-Perret.
The police are making a thorough
search of his lodgings.
He is believed to be Insane, for ha
shouted as tho carriage passed along
so loudly as to attract general atten
tion In the crowd. The pollco havo
also made another arrest, in this case
a youth, but it 13 thought probable
that the actual culprit escaped In tha
The news of the attempt spread like
wildfire through the city and -when M.
Faure returned to the Elysee the
streets along the routo where , it was
known 'ho Would drive were crowded
with people whd cheered him-vociferously.
It was at first reported that th'o
would-be assassin was a young man
about 25, who stood In the crowd a
hundred yards or more from the raco
course and discharged a pistol at M.
Faure as he drove up to tho entrance,
and there was a subsequent report .that
both pistol and bomb were used. But
the police now believe thnt the sup
posed pistol shot was merely the nolso
of tho bomb.
Tho bomb was a clumsily made af
fair, to which a piece of fuse was at
tached, and the fu& was probably
lighted by a paper fixed in the end of
a stick as soon as the head of tha
procession came into view. The pre
sumption is that at the moment tho
fuse was lighted the culprit fled, and
In any case the bomb could not havo
done much harm.
In the thicket where the police found
the remnants of tho bomb, they found
also a pistol upon which were engrav
ed the words "Mort a Felix Faure"
and the names Alsace-Lorraine and
Cologne. Near the pistol was a small
Bearing a similar threatening in
scription, and a few feet away th'e
Iollco found a newspaper with a car
toon grossly insulting to tha presi
dent. This contained an offensive in
scription hinting at tho execution of
Several persons have stated to the!
police that the moment the explosion;
occurred a man was seen to run swift
ly into the thicket, but reports of this
character are likely to bo mere con
jecture. The correspondent of the Associated
PreES had an Interview with an official
who was riding with' M. Faure. Tho
"When the report was heard, a donsa
cloud of smoke rose from tho thicket
end there was consternation until It
was found that no one had been In
jured. The police sprahg forward, but
found the thicket deserted. When tha
crowd saw one of the policemen hold
ing the bomb, he Jumped to the con
clusion that he was the perpetrator of
tho outrage and handled him roughly,
clubbing him with heavy walking
sticks and umbrellas until his com
rades rescued him, badly bruised and
covered with blood. Tho president's
cortege then proceeded to the rocs
Stnto College Commencement.
State College, Pa Juno 13. The thirty
seventh annual commencement of the
Pennsylvania Stato college began hero to
day with tho preaching of tho baccalau
reate sermon by the Rev. Dr. Lawrenc
M. Colfelt, the college preacher, and Pro
fessor of E'hlcs. Wednesday will be grad
uation day, when tho commencement ad
dress will be mada by Governor D. H.
Hastings, and the diplomas presented to
tho class of thirty-nve graduates, tho
largest In the history of the college.
Mrs. Lease's Daughter to Lecture.
Wichita, Kan., Juno 13. Miss Evelyn
Louise Lease, daughter of Mary E. Lease,
the PopulUt orator, has accepted an in
vitation to deliver a lecture lp July before
the National Chautauqua assembly In
Jamestown, N. Y, This will bo her first
appearance as a lecturer.
Tho Hcrnld's Wenther Forecast.
New York. June 14. In thq mlddfe
states and New England, today, fair
wenther will prevail with slowly rising
temperature and fresh northeasterly and
northerly winds, beaming variable, fol
lowed by a warm wavo In the western dis
tricts of this suction. On Tuesday, In both
these sections, fair, warmer weather will
prevail with fresh southerly winds and
maximum temperatures of 90 degrees In
this section except on tho Immediate