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Amendment to the Bill
Proposed by the Ju
THE PENALTY PRESCRIBED
How the Offense Shall Be
I'iuo mid Imprisonment for Monopo
lizing or Conspiring to Monopolize
the Trade in ii Protected Article.
Tlio Duty on Conl ns rixcil by the
Finnnco CommittcC'-Paintings to
Ho Taxcd--Tlio Tax on Spirits.
Washington, Juno 29. The Republi
can members of the senate committee
on judiciary today had under consider
ation the form of an amendment to
the tariff bill to be submitted for the
control of trusts. They practically
ngree'd upon an amendment making It
an offense punishable hy fine and im
prisonment for any person or corpora
tion to monopolize, or conspire with
any other perron or corporation to
monopolize, the trade In any article
protected by the tariff bill. The amend
ment when completed will prescribe
penalties and supply directions for the
detection of fraud. The preparation of
the amendment has been referred to a
sub-connnlttee consisting of Messrs.
Thurston, Davis and Snooner.
The senate committee on finance has
fixed the "duty on coal at C7 cents per
long ton. This rate applies only to coal
shipped from countries which do not
Impose a higher rate on American coal.
It therefore affects only Canada, the
Canadian rate on American coal being
the same. There has been a strong
contention to hold the rate down to
that originally fixed by the committee,
and even to, lower it, but this effort
was vigorously contested by the senat
ors from the coal-producing states, and
the latter class have won.
The committee has also decided to
restoie paintings to the dutiable list.
The house Imposed a duty of 25 per cent,
nd valorem on paintings. This the sen
ate finance committee struck out,
transferring the Item to the free list.
The committee now returns to the house
programme, but It Is not yet definitely
decided whether the rate shall be 20 or
25 per cent.
Crude gypsum rock was taken from
the free list and made dutiable at the
rate of $1 per ton.
A statement made by Senator Cullom
this morning Indicates that the pro
posed reduction In the Internal revenue
tax on distilled spirits will not be made.
Senator Cullom has been recognized as
the leader In the effort to have the tax
reduced. When asked about the out
look today, he said: "I have been 111
for three or four days and on getting
hack to the senate I And an Inclination
not to favor a lowering of the whisky
tax. I do not feel able to push the mat
ter, and while I would not say that the
proposed reduction will not bo made,
I will state that it does not seem
The Republicans of the Finance Com
mittee are generally opposed to any
change In the rate. Senator O. H. Piatt
two weeks aso said brusquely In an
swer to a Question on the subject:
"Why, there Isn't going to'bo any lower
AN ARMY OF TRAMPS.
fifteen Thousand of Them Working
West Through Kansas.
Denver, Col., June 29. An nnny of
15,000 tramps Is moving westward. At
present It Is In Kansas. It Is approach
ing In four divisions, following the vn
ilous lines of railways, and bo trouble
some has It become that the people have
petitioned the rallioads to carry them
on to the coast. They forage upon the
country until there Is nothing left.
The tramps beg everything In the way
of old clothes, money and meals, and
the Inhabitants have begun to look up
on the movement as a serious matter.
The Union Pacific nnd the Missouri Pa
cific have placed shotguns and guards
on their trains.
Last week a tramp named Bailey was
killed at Salina by a brakeman named
Calllahan. He was rldjng on the brake
beam. The brakeman descended and,
it Is said, kicked Bailey with such vio
lence that he fell and was-eround un
der the wheels. The tramps Infest the
wheat and corn fields nt night.
Such Is the story void by James
Wright, of Topeka, a prominent rail
way and express olllcer, who Is stop
ping at the Windsor. The tramps will
pass through Colorado on their way to
the Pacific coast, In the wake of tho
Christian Endeavor convention to se
cure work In tho Irrigated, valleys of
the West. What they will do when they
reach the coast Is a question. They
have no means nnd are a menace,
SOME KENTUCKY SHOOTINQS.
Hows of Various Kinds Thnt Re
Louisville. Ky., June 29. An old feud
was revived at a picnic on Straight
Fork, Lewis county, Saturday after
noon, the result being that two men
were killed and four others more or
less severely wounded. Tom Logan
was the first man to Are, shooting
down Wyatt Cooper nnd putting six
bullets in his body while he was dy
ing. Three or four others, friends of
Cooper and AVyatt, took part. Their
names were not learned, but one was ko
bndly shot that he died last night nt
f o'clock, und four othets were badly
but not dangerously hurt.
Logan made his escape, nnd has not
been heard of since. So did the oth
ers. Cooper and Logan were young
farmers belonging to mountain famll-
Ice. There had long been enmity be
tween them, but this Is the first kill
ing. Inncaster, Ky June 20. A duel took
place on the streets of this city this
afternoon nt 4 o'clock between Marlfin
Sebastian and his brothers-in-law, Deo
and Jack Turner. All of them were
armed and began shooting. Sebastian
drew his pistol and fired four shots at
his assailants, all of which missed.
Just ns he rnlsed his pistol for the
fifth shot he fell dead.
The fchoolIriK Is the result of a grudge
growing out of the divorce suit of Dee
Turner and his wife, who was Miss
Sallle Nave. Sebastaln was a witness
In the suit, and his testimony was
damaging to Turner. It has been free
ly predicted that the trouble would end
In a shooting.
Russellvllle, Ky., June 29. Press
Forgy and Frank Johnson had a quar
rel about a young woman nt Union
Grover church, this county, yesterday.
Forgy tried to shoot Johnson first and
Johnson cut Forgy's throat. Forgy Is
NAIL IN HIS TONGUE.
Mcrwln Wlant Used It ns n Cnrtridgo
Injector and Shot Himself.
Kingston, N. Y., June 29. Merwin
Wlant, 18 years old, of Canoe Hill, used
a wire nail to dislodge a cartridge from
a revolver on Saturday afternoon, and
while doing so the revolver discharged
and Wlant received the full charge In
his face. He went to Saugertles and
told Dr. S. L. Dawes he had a bullet In
his tongue and wanted It extricated.
The Doctor found a hard substance
which lay diagonally across the tongue.
Upon being drawn out It proved to
be the wire nail which Wlant used to
dislodge the cartridge. It measured
three and a quarter Inches In length.
It entered on the right side of the face
through the lower lip.
Report of ibe Promised Co.Operallon of
France and England Toward a
Wider Use for Sliver.
London, Juno 29. The next issue
of the "National Review" will contain
an article announcing a most impor
tant development through the efforts
of the United States Monetary commis
sion, consisting of Senator Wolcott,
of Colorado, former Vice-President
Stevenson, and General Paine, of Mass.
achusetts, who will arrive here In n
few days. The commission, according
to the National Review, will present to
the British government a Joint state
ment fom France and the United
States declaring their "desire to ter
minate the dlsastrlous experiments
inaugurated In 1873, and claiming our
(England's) good will and active eon
The National Review adds: "We are
able to announce that England's reply
will be that the government Is willing
to rc-open the Indian mints; to make
a further substantial contribution to
the rehabilitation of silver by extend
ing Its use In England by Increasing
the legal tender of silver, making sil
ver the basis of notes, empowering the
bank of England to use its, silver re
serve, and that material assistance
and strong moral support will be given
to the object the United States and
France have in view."
N0 FUSE TRUST.
A Sworn Denial of Democratic Al
legations by n Manufacturer.
Washington, June 29. Members of
the senate finance committee and of
the ways and means committee have
received a sworn htatement from the
manufacturers of safety fulminating
fuse in New York and Connecticut,
In which they take exceptions to state
ments made by some Democratic op
ponents of the pending tariff bill In the
senate, to the effect that the safety
fuso manufacturers have formed a
practical trust, and that two or three
firms control the business.
H. S. Chapman, a manufacturer, of
Mew York, has made a sworn state
ment dpnylng that the fuse companies
of Michigan, as stated, have agreed
with manufacturers In the east to con
trol prices: that there has been an ad
vance In prices ns reported, but that,
on the other hand, the prices for double
tape, which Is the standard and of tho
kind most used, Is today lower In price
than ever before: and declaring that
on account or the nature of foreign
competition It would be Impossible to
raise prices In this country through
any combination of the manufacturers.
OPIUM ON HIS PERSON.
J. II. Davison round Dead in n
Stroudsburg, Pa., June 29. A man
registered as J. B. Davison, of Buffalo,
was found dead In bed this morning
at tho Central house on Main street.
Davison arrived at the hotel early
yesterday morning and was well dress
ed and of good appearance. Tho cor
oners Jury held nn Inquest and found
a bottle containing opium on his per
son. Davison wore a Masonic "button and
locnl Masons had the body embalmed,
awaiting telegrams that lave been
sent out to Identify. the body.
Bid STRIKE IN BELQllM.
Twelve Thousand .Minors Are Out ill
the Province of Hainnut.
Mons, Belgium, June 29. A very ex
tensive strike Is In progress In tho dis
trict of Uorlnage, province of Halnaut.
At least 12,000 boralns (miners) are out.
Tho district of Borlnage Is Important
for its coal mines. It comprises the
communes of Jemmapes, Queregnon,
Hornu. Paturages and .Framerles, with
a population of about 32,000.
Preacher's Serious llicvcle Accident.
Lancaster, Mans., Juno 29. Tho Rev.
Cha, 8. Hayncs, pastor of the First Con.
grtigatlonal church, wad thrown from his
bicycle on Saturday night and received
Injuries that may prove fatal. In mak
ing a quick turn to avoid an electric car
he was thrown with great force against a
tree. Throe physicians are hi attendance,
but thoy are unable yet to give any hope
of his recovery.
Premium on Cold in Mexico.
-Moxlco City, Max., June 29,-Qold geld
here today at 112.
WRECK OF THE
Lost Off tbc Island of Socolra with
Scores of Lives.
SEVENTY-EIGHT OF THEM MISSING
Twonty-rivo of Thcso Wero Passen
gers, Coming West from Japan nnd
Chlun, Twenty European Ollicinls
of the Ship nnd Thirty-Three of the
Aden, June 29. The Indian govern
ment's steamer, Mayo, sent out In
search of tho missing steamer Aden,
from Okohama on April 2S, via Col
ombo and Aden for London, which was
last heard of when leaving Colombo
on June 1 for this port, has returned
here and repot ts that the Aden was lost
here and reports that the Aden wuslost
off the Island of Socotra, at the eas
tern extremity of Africa, during the
morning of June 9. The Aden car
ried thirty-four pasengers from China
and Japan. The captain, some of her
officers and crew and seven white pas
sengeis, were swept overboard and
drowned very soon nfter she ran
ashore. Eight female passengers, nine
children, two officers and a few of tho
Aden's crew succeeded In getting away
from the wreck In a boat, but they
have not been heard of since, and lit
tle hope, owing to the bad weather,
Is entertained of thejr safety.
The Mayo saved nine of the passen
gers, three of the white members of
the crew and thirty-three of the na
tives in the crew. All these persons
were rescued Just as tho Aden was
breaking up. The survivors were
brought to this port by the Mayo and
are being cared for by the local au
thorities. In all, the drowned and
missing Include twenty-'flve passen
gers, twenty European officers and
thirty-three natives of the Aden's
The Island of Socotra Is situated in
the Indian Ocean, 120 miles east of
Cape Guardaful, the eastern extremity
of Africa. It Is about seventy miles
In length from east to west, and its
greatest breadth Is about twenty miles.
Socotra belongs to Keshlm, a petty
state of Arabia, whose sultan Is sub
sidised by the British, who also sub
sidize the governor of Socotra,
MASKED MEN ROB A BANK.
Hold Up Eight Persons nnd Oct
Dendwood, S. D., Juno 29. Four
masked men made a desperate raid on
the Butte county bank at Belle
Fourche yesterday. Entering tho hank
with revolvers drawn they ordered the
customers present and the bank of
ficials to put up their hands. A little
hesitancy on the part of Cashier Mar
ble drew a shot from one of the rob
bers, which clipped off a piece of the
cashiers' right ear and enforced com
pliance with the commund.
In the safe and on the counters there
were bills and coin amounting to about
$10,000. The robbers scooped It all In
to a sack, backed out of the bank,
and mounting their horses, which had
been conveniently stationed near, rode
The alarm was given Immediately
and In a few moments a well-mounted
and armed posse was in pursuit. AVlth
in a few miles from town the posse
came up with the fugitives and a run
ning fight ensued, which resulted in
one of the robbers surrendering. The
others, being better mounted, kept on,
but are closely pursued and have very
little chance of escaping.
The man who was captured Is a.
stranger In the hills, and It Is believed
that he was used, to locate the place
and fix all the details. Tho other men
are believed to be the remnants of the
once famous hand of Laughing Sam
Caiey that nourished in the Black Hills
until ten years ago, when they held
up the Iron-bound treasure coach of the
Wells-Fargo company at Buffalo Gap
and were almost exterminated. They
got $50,000 In gold at that time, and
tho surviving members got out of the
country with It.
There were eight men in the bnnk
at the time the robbers entered, thiee
of whom had pistols In their pockets.
Most of them were men who lived on
the frontier a long time, and know
that an effort to draw a revolver would
merely precipitate a fight that might
end In the killing of all those in the
Tho posse In pursuit of the robbers
succeeded in surrounding them last
night on tho "Three V" ranch, fifteen
miles west of Belle Fourche. After ex
changing many shots the bandits sur
rendered. KISSING BARRED AT A PICNIC.
Hurliiigtnu Presbyterians Issue nn
Edict Against Osculation.
Burlington. N. J., Juno 29. An edict
has gone forth against kissing on the
nnnuul picnic of tho Presbyterian Sun
day school, which takes place In tho
Bustletnn woods on Wednesday. The
young folks of the congregation are
disconsolate. The officers of the school
who Issued tho edict claim that there
are millions of microbes In tho sweet
ness of n single kiss, and that the
movo was made from a hygenle stand
point. Some tlmo ago an argument wns
started that dancing, to which the
church generally objected, was not as
bad as tho kissing gumes played at the
Sunday school picnics. To be consist
ent tho Presbyterians have shut down
on loth, and the chances are that tho
youth and beauty of tho congregation
will migrate to the Buptlst and Meth
odist Sunday schools, where kissing
WAYLAID A FAIR CYCLIST.
She Struggled Hard and Finally Com
passed the Trump's Cnpturo.
Burlington, N. J., June 29. Georgo
Haines, of this city, with his daughter
Irene and Miss Lena Pugh, were on a
bicycle trip to Brldgeton last Saturday
afternoon. Mr. Haines was riding at a
consldrahle distance ahead of tho
young ladles, who leisurely followed,
laughing and chatting. As they ncared
Brldgeton borough a tramp emerged
from the sidewalk and stopped directly
In the path of tho two girls. As they
1 attempted to pass he seized Miss
Haines nbout the waist and attempted
to drag her from her wheel. She neither
fainted, screamed nor lost her presence
of mind, but struggled bravely to free
herself. She finally succeeded In break
ing his grip, but In doing so was thrown
Into a ditch.
Instantly Miss Haines was on her
feet again, nnd, nimbly springing on
her machine, rode rapidly away before
the tramp could recover himself. Ap
prising her father of the occurrence,
they rode on to Brldgeborough, where
they found Justice of the Peace Chas.
T. Plnkeston and swore out a warrant
for tho tramp's nrrest. He was cap
tured later In the evening by Constable
Charles Mocks and taken to the county
DUG UP WINE AND BRANDY.
Jcrscynian Hnd Illddcu It After tho
Wreck of the I'rnucls.
Mt. Holly, N. Y June 29. Nearly 400
barrels of wine and brandy were recov
ered today by United States Marshal
Alcott at Tuckerton, West Creek and
Reach Haven, where It had been stored
nwayby the wreckers ever since It came
ashore from the bark Francis nearly
two months ago. They will be paid a
salvage of from $3 to $3.50 per barrel.
One man nt Tuckerton who had nearly
fifty barrels of the liquor gave a bond
In the sum of $3,000 that he would de
liver It on demand, otherwise the Mar
shal would have placed a watchman on
duty to guard It.
A few of the wreckers burled all the
wine they had secured among the sand
dunes on the beach, where It will prob
ably remain until tho search Is aban
doned. Others swore they wouldn't
give It up until they were paid $10 per
barrel as salvage, but they soon suc
cumbed when the marshal appeared on
GAMECOCK ATTACKS A CHILD.
Plucked at Her Iluir nnd Drove
Its Spurs Into Her Head.
Elizabeth, N. J., June 29. One of the
meat valuable fighting cocks in this
olty was killed, cooked, and eaten to
day because It had developed a pro
clivity for attacking small children.
The cock was owned by a man named
Mackenzie, who lives on Ripley place.
Last Saturday a three-year-old child
of John Carpenter, of 138 Ripley place,
was passing through a vacant lot be
side Mackenzie's yard, when the fowl
flow over tho fence and landed on tho
child's head, seizing her hair In Its
beak. The cock began to drive its
sharp spurs Into the child's head, in
flicting a number of ugly wounds. The
little girl put up her hands to defend
herself, and received several gashes in
The child was taken home and her
Injuries were dressed, and then her
father started out to get satisfaction.
He compromised on tho death of the
SHE SLEPT 144MIOURS.
Syracuse Shopping Girl Says She Re
members Nothing That Happened.
Syracuse, N. Y,., June 29. Florence
Welnhelmer, the fourteen-year-old girl
who has slept continuously since last
Tuesday night, awoke about 8 o'clock
this evening apparently unconscious
of having done anything unusual, She
dressed herself, and startled her fam
ily by Joining them downstairs as they
were about to sit down to a late hup
per. She had slept exactly 144 hours. The
doctors contended that she was con
scious a part of that, time, but she
says she remembers nothing that hap
pened In the Interval between her fall
ing asleep and awaking, and was much
mystified by the reception she met
when she came again into the family
ROBBER SHOOTS A WOMAN.
He Told Her to Keep Still, but Sho
Screamed ns Loud ns She Could.
Red Bud, 111., June 29. Miss Lllllo
Blals was awakened early this rriorn
Ing by a man who had entered her
room and threatened to kill her un
less she kept quiet. She screamed at
the top of her voice, and he placed his
pistol to her breast and fired, tho bul
let inflicting a mortnl wound.
The man entered tho house for the
purpose of robbery. An attempt had
been made to enter a neighboring
house nn hour before. Miss Bllas
says the man who shot her has a long
beard. Two men were heard running
away after the shot. A pocket knife,
with one blado broken, and prints of
rubber boots were seen in tho yard.
THREE MEN KILLED.
Threshing Mnchinc Boiler Explodes
with Fntnl Infects.
Adairsvllle, Ga., Juno 29. Tho boiler
of an engine attached to a thresh
ing machine exploded this nfternoon
killing three men Instantly ana fa
tally wounding four others while nn
other man had his leg broken necessi
tating amputation. All of tho dead
and Injured are white except one.
The killed nre Tom Weeks, Alex
Warwick, Sam Mills (colored). Thosa
fatally wounded are: B. C. Hamby,
E. C. Hamby, Shedo Towers, Zack
SUICIDE OF KITTIE COGGINS.
Career of a Stugo Struck Hoiicsdule
I rl Ended with Carbolic Acid.
New York. June 29. Kittle Cogglns,
17 years old, of Honcsdale, Pa., com
mitted suicide in this city today with
carbolic acid, Sho ran away from
homo two years ago and Joined a trav
eling theatrical company.
Recently she had been living with J.
If. Leslie, an actor, who was present
today when she swallowed tho poison.
The Herald's Weather Forecast.
Now York, Juno 30. In tho middle
states and New England, cloudy to purtly
cloudy weather, fresh southerly und south
westerly winds andi nearly stattonury
temperature will prevail with rain on and
near the coasts followed by clearing hi
most of theqo sections. On Thursday, In
both of thcso sections, partly cloudy to
fair weather with fresh southwesterly to
southerly winds will prevail, preceded by
rain on the1 New England coast with ris
- -mm- w I
Advance in Conl Prices.
Now York, Juno 29. Two of the leading
anthracite coal companies, the ' Reading
and the Delaware and'Hudion Canal, to
diy Unuod'schedules of new prices show
ing an ady"ro of 25 cents a ton beclnnlng
July L Si
PLANS FOR CUBA
Report that Blanco and Aiaclas Will
A POOR PROSPECT FOR AUTONOMY
The Pali ,11 all Gnzotto Correspond
ent Forwards nn Interesting Dis
puted from Mndrid Hearing Upon
the .SItuation--Cninpos May Pro
ceed Upon His Separate .Mission to
London, June 29. The Pall Mall Ga
zette, this afternoon, prints the fol
lowing dispatch from its correspondent
nt Madrid: "Public attention Is en
grossed by the appointment of General
Stewart L. Woodford (as United States
minister tp Spain). While tho govern
ment continues to repudiate the Inten
tion of recalling General Wcyler, I am
In a position to reltcrnte that his re
call will be an accomplished fact at no
distant date. I learn that In all prob
ability Generals Blanco and Maclas
will proceed to the Island and divide
the supremo command, and I have good
reason to believe that, coincident with
tho arrival here of General Woodford,
Marshal Campos will proceed upon his
separate mission to Cuba. In accord
ance with the wishes of President Mc
Kinley, Campos should be the executor
of any arrangements possibly reached
between Spain nnd the United States.
Indications do not point to any ar
rangements being reached with the
United States and Intimate friends of
Senor Canovas del Castillo (the Span
ish premier) declare the premier will
strenuously oppose autonomy. Cnste
lar (the Liberal leader) Is also opposed
to anything of the kind. They both
consider that such a concession would
render It very difficult to maintain
"The report that the United States
will Insist upon autonomy and the
withdrawal of the Spanish troops and
that otherwise It will Intervene by
force, If necessary, does not make for
a peaceful solution and the Dosltlon Is
regarded throughout Spain with con
WILLIAM HOEY IS DEAD.
Tho Wcll-Kiiowu Comedian Sue
combs to Bruin Trouble.
New York, Juno 29. William Hoey,
tho comedian, known to theatergoers
from the Atlantic to the Pacific as "Old
Hoss," died today at the home of Mrs.
Hoey's mother, Mrs. M. F. French, 201
"West One Hundred and Twenty-third
strest. After his return from Mount
Clomens, Mich., his mental condition
was so serious that it was recognized
that he would never be himself again.
He raved continually and w6rc himself
and his family out. He was born on
Jan. 1, 1855, In this city, and ns a lad
showed marked musical ability.
He made his stage debut In 1873 in
vaudeville In Tony Pastor's theater at
a salary of $(i a week. In 1S7S he and
Fred C. Bryant Introduced a musical
net that gave both of them first rank
In vaudeville. After that his rise was
rapid, and his character sketches of
tramps and book agents became rec
ognized stage types.
MOSLEMS PERSECUTE JEWS.
Threaten to Exterminate Them in
Persia for Religion's Suke.
London, June 29. The Dally Chron
icle publishes this morning under re
serve a letter from Teheran, the cap
ital of Persia, describing a terrlblo
persecution of the Jews. According to
the correspondent a mob of fanatical
Moslems has savagely attacked the
Jewish quarters of tho city and Is
threatening to exterminate the Jews
unless they embrace Mohammedan
Ism, Tho government, although It has dis
patched troops to quell the disorders
appears to be almost powerless to stem
tho tide of fanaticism.
THEY LIKE IOWA BUTTER.
Eight Hundred Pounds n Day Will
lie Used by London Merchants.
Washington, June 29. As a result of
the recent experimental shipment of
American butter to England under the
patronage of tho agricultural depart
ment an order has Just been placed by
a London firm of merchants for the
entire dallv product of the Iowa Agri
cultural college, which was one of the
two places from which the butter was
The product is 800 pounds dally and
other merchants are attesting In let
ters tho good results uchleved by the
LIL VISITS THE SENATE.
Hawaii's ex-Queen Listens to tho
Debate ou Lend Oro.
Washington, June 29. Ex-Queen
Lllluokalanl of the Hawaiian Islands
spent some tlmo In the private gallery
of the senate today, uccompanled by
three members of her suite.
She first appeared In tho senate mar
bio room and sent her card to Senator
Perkins, of California, who after ex
changing a few words with her and in
troducing her to many of ids col
leagues, escorted her to tho gallery
where sho took a front seat and ap
peared tp bo nn Interested listener to
the debato on lead ore.
FOUGHT AT A BURIAL.
Two Dogs Started the Row nnd Their
Owners Joined in.
Perry Oklahoma, Juno 29, At Swcc
neyvllle, at a burial today, two huge
dogs got Into a fight and fought over
tho coffin. The owners of tho dogs
went at each other and tho funural had
to bo postponed for quite a while.
Several porsons woio hurt.
CHARLES BERTRAND SENTENCED.
lie Swindled Women in London nnd
Posed us nn American.
London, Juno 29. Charles Rertrand,
known under the aliases of "Col. Hay,"
"Col Trovers," "II. S. Marshall, of Chi
cago," and numerous others, who was
committed to trial on June 19, charged
with fraud in making tho acquaintance
of women and ordering Jewelry, dresses,
hats, etc., for them, having tho goods
sent to hotels, nnd then borrowing
small sums of money from his victims,
was sentenced In Old Dnlley today to
ten years penal servitude.
Rertrand had previously served three
years In prison he.ro and under the ali
ases of "St. Elmurs" and "Donaldson,"
the authorities proved that ho had
served eight years' Imprisonment In
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INSTITUTE OF HOMEOPATHY.
Subjects Discussed tit the Convention
Ueingllcld in Buffalo.
Buffalo, June 29. Tho morning sea
slon of tho American Institute of Hom
eopathy was taken up with reports of
The section in sanitary sclenco held
a meeting, presided over by S. II. Mill
sop, secretary. B. W. James, of Phil
adelphia, delivered an address on
"Summary of Recent Sanitary
Thought." "General and Local Re
quirements for tho Prevention of the
Inroad and Spread of Epidemic and
Contagious Diseases and Needed Meas
ures for Their Permanent Annihila
tion" and "Special American Climates
and Diseases They Aid In Curing" wero
Found Guilty ofSlxtv Counts in Jug
gling Bnnk Rooks.
Louisville, Ky., June 29. Louis Gal
lon, who In conjunction with Individ
ual Bookkeeper Louis Colomb, ab
stracted about $300,000 from the Union
National banK, by Juggling with tho
balances so as to always show a credit
to Gallotl In the bank, was today found
guilty on about sixty counts In the In
dictment against him.
The discovery of the frauds led to the
closing of the bank and Colomb com
mitted suicide before he could be ar
rested. 400 MILES OF STEEL PIPE.
Orders from Pittsburg Gold Ticl
Will Keep Pittsburg Mills Ilusy.
Pittsburg, June 29 Tube works II.
and near Pittsburg have just conclud
ed contracts with the Australian gov
ernment for steel riveted pipe. Tho
contract Includes 100 miles of 12-lnch
lap welded Bteel pipe and 300 miles of
30-lnch pipe. It Is for the water supply
of the Koolgardle gold fields.
This Is the largest order on record
In this line, and It Is estimated that
the Pennsylvania Tube works of this
city got the largest share of the work.
WOLVERINES SCARE FIREMEN.
Yelped nnd Howled in a Itnsoment
Thnt Wns on Tire.
New York, Juno 29. When firemen
responded to a call for a fire In an
Eighth avenue basement yesterday
thoy wore confronted bv tho yelps of
wild animals. They hesitated, but,
armed with broadaxes and several
sti earns of hose, boldly advanced Into
the burning place.
There was more smoke than fire, and
nfter tho excitement was over the fire
men found two wolverines In the back
rart of the basement. They were pets.
SULTAN SUMMONS RUFFIANS.
US, OOO Snid to Hnve Gone to Con
stantinople from the Province.
London, Juno 29. The Constantinople
correspondent of the Standard says
that the secret official orders have been
sent Into the provinces to encourage
able-bodied men to come to tho capital,
with the result that no fewer than 25,
000 sturdy ruffians have arrived there
nnd been provided for by the govern
ment. The "Messiah" Burs Land.
Monett, Mo., June 29. Schwcinfuith,
the bo-callcd "Messiah," of Jloekford, 111.,
has returned from Benton county. Ark.,
whero It Is icported ho has contracted lor
tho purchase of two thousand ucres of
land of Senator Blackburn, with the view
of removing his proteges from Illinois and
establishing ono of his "Heavens" there.
I'eoplo In that section aro wiought up
over tho matter.
Indicted for Conspiracy.
New York, June 29. The Jury In tho
case of the officers of tho American To
bacco company, Indicted for conspiracy In
restraint of trade, camo into court lato
this afternoon and reported that they
were unable to agree. They were there
upon discharged. It Is understood that
ton of tho Jurors wero for conviction and
two for acquittal.
Two Tickets in Somerset.
Somerset, Pa., Juno 29. Thero are two
Republican tickets In the field In this
county. Tho forces on ono side aro led
by ex-Congressman Georgo It. Scull, and
tho other by Hon. F. J. Koosor. Tho
Kooscr people, with thlrt-slx delogntcs
out of forty-two present, elected as dele
gates to tho state convention ex-Sheriff
Good, Charles M. Cook and II. E. Uarron.
Is Mndn Mousignor.
New York, Juno 29. Archbishop Martln
elll announced tonight that he had re
ceived a cable message froni Rome stat
ing that Very Rev. Thomas A. Conaty,
Ti. D., of tho Cathollo university at Wash.
Ington, had been elevated by tho pope to
tho rank of monslgnor.
Rnudnlt Selected for Coiner.
Washington, June 29. It Is learned that
tho president has definitely decided upon
tho selection of Mr. Samuel J. Randall, of
Pennsylvania, s coiner of the United
States mint nt Philadelphia and that his
nomination will be sent to the senate with,
in a day or two.
THE NEWS THIS M0MINQ.
Weather Indications Today)
Fair; Southerly Winds.
1 General South Side Dynamite Uxplo.
Senate Aftor the Monopolies.
Steamer Adon and Soventy-oight Souls
Spain's Latest Cuban Move,
2 Sport Scranton Again Loses to Provi
Eastern, National and Atlantic Lcaguo
3 State Work of tho Legislature,
Amateur llase Hull.
Words of Casual Mention,
G Story "Should It Not Hnvo Ileen Bo?"
C Local Graduates of St. Patrick's Pa
7 Local Funeral of Dr. R. II. Throop,
8 Local Wt Side and City Suburban.
9 Lackawanna County News.
10 Neighboring Comity News.
Financial and Commercial,
Strong Chain of Circum
HE USED THE DYNAMITE
Large Insurance Carried on
South Side Explosion Is Laid nt thai
Door of tho Store-Keeper Himself.
Many Incriminating Circumstances
That Ho AUII Hnvo No Little Diffi
culty in Explaining Awny-Goods
Evidently from the Store nnd Dwel
ling Found Secreted in tho Upper
Part of Olchcfski's Horn.
There was no question yesterday
morning when Tho Tribune's report
went to press hut that the South Side
explosion was the result of somebody's
criminal act. Now there is scarcely
any question but that tho guilty party
Is known. As will be guessed at once,
Lc n V. OlchefskI, husband of the own
er of tho wrecked building and propri
etor of the grocery store In which the
explosives wero presumably placed, Is
tho party at whoso door tho crime Is
He was arrested last night at 8.30
o'clock by Chief of Police Robllne and
Detective Johm Molr at the house of a
relative on Washington avenue flats.
He was taken before Alderman Millar
and held In $1,000 ball for a hearing1
today. He could not get a bondsman
and accordingly was locked up in tha
central police station.
OlchefskI was greatly agitated when
tho police took him Into custody and
showed signs of extreme nervousness
all during the half hour's wait in tho
"They're crazy to arrest mo for using
dynamite when I didn't do no such
thing" was the burden of his remarks.
The hearing today will take place at 10
When Chief of the Fire Department
Illckey and Chief of Police Robllng
started out to Investigate tho case
yesterday they had three theories bo
fore them. One was that the explosion
was the result, of an accident. Tho
.econd was that tho enemies of Olchef
skI did tho deed. The tlilrd, and tho
one which grew the moro plausible as
the Inquiry progressed was that Ol
chefskI did the deed himself.
Pefore the day had far advanci tho
SiM two theories were virtually dis
carded and all efforts wore bent In
working out the case along the lines
of tho third theory.
The first link in the cYiain of circum
stances tending to bear out the accept
ed theory was the discovery that tho
OlchefskI property was heavily In
sured. The store building and storo
were also insured for $4,500; tho dwell
ing and contents for $1,500 nnd tho
blacksmith shop for $500. This rep
resents tho full value, virtually in,
Yesterday morning when OlchefskI
was being cared for at tho resldenco
of Fred Hnmm, soon after the explos
ion, he admitted to Max Phillips and
Peter Rosar that dynamite was kept
in Ills store. First he said ho kept It
ft! fulo and he disposed of It In small
quantities. Later he took back this
statement nnd said that tho dynamite
was stored In his place by a contractor,
but the name of the contractor, ho
said, had slipped his memory.
Yesterday afternoon when OlchefskI
was teen by a Tribune reporter he de
nied absolutely that there had been
any dynamite or other explosives ex
cept kerosene and headlight oils kept
In or about his place, and branded as
a falsehood the statement that Phil
lips nnd Rosar accredited him with
making. The reporter went to Max
Phillips' residence on Alder street af
ter this and thero tho story of Olche
fskl's admissions concerning the dyna
mite was reiterated.
When tho neighbors rushed In to.
Olchcfski's to assist in removing tho
furniture, they started to carry out a
largo bureau which vtas standing in tho
front room. Mrs. OlchefskI, accord
ing to tho statements of Cia"'oi
Rell nnd Edward Hamm told them to
leave that alone and take out the
piano, as the piano wasn't Insured and
tho bureau was. Both articles were
saved and carried to tho yard back
of Mr. Hamm's residence.
TRACES OF KEROSENE.
The bureau emitted a strong smell
of kerosene and when Captuln Ed
wards' attention was called to It ho
made and examination. It was found
to bu thoroughly saturated with oil.
Tho bottom drawer was stuffed full
of rags and paper ho heavily soaked
In kerosene that when squeezed tho
oil would drip out of them. Tho In
grnln carpet which covorcd tho floor
of tho front room, the stockings which
Olchofskl had on when ho was carried
to Hamm's and In fact all hhi clothing:
had kerosene on them. The pollco
took chargo of tho clothing and bur
eau. OlchefskI in his statement to Uia
pollco and nlso In an Interview with
a Tribune reporter, claimed that ho
and his wife went to bed at 11 o'clock.
He said nothing of their having gotten
up between that time and the explo
sion, yet when th?y emorged upon the
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