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SCRANTON, PA., WEDNESDAY JiOHNIMJ. .lANtAUY
SiIei mmjsm?? B1
of Kentucky Falls in
Vhilo Walking with a Friend tho
Senator Receives Bullets Fired by
an Unknown Miscreant Senator
Ooebol Badly Wounded and Is Now
at Death's Door Seated by the
Ftnnkfoit, Kv.. Jan. .in.-While walk
ing thiough the capitol giounds on his
way to the capitol building ut tin mill
utes after 11 o lock this morning, W lll
lam Coebel. tile Deino( ratio contestant
for governor, w:rj "hot down and vcty
Ilailand Whlttakci, a fanner fiom
V.utler count), the homo county of Gov
ernor Tu.vlui is now In j.ill at Louis
ville, charged with the oiiino. Then1
is no dlnet evideni ! ugulnM Whlttaker
and he was placed under anest moie
h"tuu:i h'1 was caught hi tlie c.initnl
building when the shots were ihoit than
to," nil) other appal ellt leason. lie do
llies in tin most positive niannci ili.it
ho had any lonneitlon with the shoot
ing or knew anything ahoilt It. He
was running tovwuel the scene1 of the
sli miiir; when he was um-iled.
Senator Coebil was wounded liy a
illlo ball of small calibie, which stuiclc
him in the light side. Just below the
ui in pit. The ball passed thiough the.
back p.ut of the light lung, ncioss the.
liody on a dlugon.il huso, passing below
the left shoulder blade. No vital m
guns were llljuicd. with the excciitloti
of the light lung.
Mr. Coebel was on his way to the
senate chamber In company with Col
onel Jack Clilnii and U'aidon i:di LIl
lnid. of the Fi.mkfort penitentiary.
Mr. I.lllaid was a few feet In advance
of Coebel and Chllin, who were wn'k
ing side by side, Coebel being on th"
light and Chlnn on the left.
From the outer edge of the capitol
gioundu to the step of the capitol
building the distance is about 300 feet.
Tv.o-thllds of this space had been
passed, and the men weie mm 1 kin
slowly, when suddenly u shot lung out
fiom a l.ngo thlee-stoiy building which
slunels llftv f.et i list of the nipltol
building. This building Is used for
olllcis l.v muilv all the loaillllK ollle
ials of tlie si.a,.. Coventor Tu.vlor .nil
tho seciot.ii of state having moms on
the ilrt floor
Tried to Draw His Revolver.
As tlie sll t W.W llO.lld Co l'"l KU'V
n qu'.ik. iinoluntaiy t i litmtitlon of
pain iivl made mi "ft"l t ti diaw his
own ieolu His siKiiKln .-as un
riual to tin t isk, how." ii. .nd ho sank
upon the pavement. With cuat l.i
pldlty s eial mmi shot.' wtio Hied,
tho bulkts strikiiur tlie brh 1; sidewalk
cloe to whole Coebil lay. N'one jf
them tiiuhed him, however.
I.lllaid and 'hlnn lustily jumped to
Cot Pel's aid. In less than a minute a
ciowd of men wms aiound Co'di'd. He
ias losing much bio. d and was be.
eoniliiK weak Ho was hastily canled
to the otlU- o in, i:. I. Hume, in tlv
bisen 'in of the Capitol hoti 1, nc-ir
wlieie the siiniitlnu oi iuipiI. Hoio h
was I lid ui a sola while Hr. Hume,
made a hasty eMi'iilnation, ptonoune
liu; the wound to be i.t a n.ituu- that
ii.ust eaiiH d -a ' in a siioit time.
Cloebel showed wieat toitltudo and
niMl.r.;o t' iiiiiitliiuil.
He win tin ti culled to his loom on
til Sillillll lloor of the I'.ipltol liot.d,
and In nddltli n to l)i. Hume, TH r. M -(oimlik
and HIv wete summoned to
attend him. Altera eiWul evaniln i
tlon of i'n wound the doetois .in
imimieil that while oxitedlnnly ilan
K.'i'uus it was not neieis.ully l.ittl.
tiniest complications or bleed poison
should k t iu
The bullet wlili h stiiicl: Mr. Coeh.'l
wax tired fiom a window In the center
oi the thlid sloiy of the olllce 1 ulldimj
just list i f tho t.ipltol. That window
was lalsi'i' aiioiit eigut indies riom
the sin to perm!, an unobstiiiet"il p.u
sace of th bt'll-t when Ml. Coebl
sh juld nme vv "thin lingo.
Loth chlnn and Lllhi'd assett that,
while tlie tlist shut came fioin the di
loetlon of the window In the thlid
stoiy, thei" eio other sinus III 1
from cllffeient i onions of th.. same
Whittnker Ai rested.
WhlttiUer wns n rested, ns iu ,am.
e'livvn the stairs on th" o'ltsido of the
state1 olllce building, eliivi'lv p.. low tlio
window ti.'iu which the shots ii.nl be-n
He made no lesistanie He' submit
ted to a se-iredi, which divulged thioo
tovolvers 'in 1 one big kidfo. An ex-
nmn.itlon m the tevoivis t-liowoit
that none of the cntiidgos had bon
tis"d, und 111. to was no powder pip. -it
on ,i'iy pan of hb vv.ipnns. piovlni
coiiciusvelv that ho e ould not hitV'i
used ony of his thtee nvolvors Whlt
taker wns placed In Jail.
Condition at Midnight.
rtankfort, Ky., Jan. :.0. At midnight
Mr. Coebel was icstlng easily, but wan
very weak. All of the physicians ate
ngired that, If ho lives thiough tho
night, the chances in o In hlr trtvoi. but,
with ono exception, all of tlnm say lie
Is almost certain to diu before inoiii
iig. AT OOEBEL'S HOME.
Covington in a State of Excitement
Over tho Shooting.
Covington, Ky.. Jan. ::o, This city,
thu home of Coebil since his youth, has
Vic( II ill it Stllte nf glotlt CM'ltCIllCllt
slmo the shouting nt Fiuhkfort bc-iutii'1
Known, Senator William Ooebol was
horn In a small hamlet In Sullivan
tmuity, Pennsylvania. Willi Ills par
ents lu vaine t" Covington when quite
u boy. Hi started to loam the Jewelry
tr.nl.. in Cincinnati, hut after remain
ing thoto u short time. In about IS".!, he
studied law, anil afterward became1 tha
law p. utticr of Governor John W.
Stevenson and subsequently tin pau
per nf Hon. John (5. C.ulMc. Ho was
pionilnont as n member of tho Demo
cratic Mate committee for years'.
The Domncidtlc state convention at
Louisville List Juno, that liotnluatorl
Senator Coebel for governor over Cop
onel Stone and ('.onoial Uaiilln, was
olio of tho most notable gatherings oC
the kind in tho history of the state.
Senator (iooliel was tin; author of the
Ptesent election law of Kentucky, a
nie.isuio which has attracted unusual j
mention on an mint or Its licetillui i
Mr. Cioebel's Hisl advent In politico
was ills election as state senator III
1SS7. and he has sltue continuously icp.
les.-iited Kenton lounty iu the so'i.tti1.
lie wms a man who desplsid any osten
tation wlutever Mf Is toity-toiir e.us
ot iiKf and never mauled. Corbel is u
feat less man and has had vmlous on
cotinteis, the most notable one belmr
with John L. Stanfoid. piesldelit of the
Farmeis' and Tradets' bank ol this
city. Am II 11. 1S9.. In whlih Stanford
was killed by Coibel.
GOEBEL IS SEATED.
The Decision Made While Ho Lay at
Frankfort, Kv Jan. an. While
William Uo-bel l.i at the point of
death In his tooni as tho result of an
assassin's bullet, the eontcs'inK bo.-uds
which, for two weeks h.io hi en llslen
iiiK to the ovideneo lr his contest for
the jTovernor's thair, ih't kited him en
titled to the seat.
The bo.uds bavin? in i liaise the
contests b'tvern Cindiel and Taylor
for Rovetnor met at I o'c'.oeh tonlBht
to i onsider the evidence submitted to
them and prep'ite their repot t to tin"
li"?isatuie. A few lomil aillhoiltles
weie lead Tho vole, was then taken
and 'by a stilet p.uty vote of 10 to 1,
William Coeh"l was ileclat ed to hnvu
been legally oleetul Kiveinor of Ken
tucky. The I'eekliam-iMai shall contest was
then voted upon, nnd a stilct party
vote of 9 to - settled tl'l.i in liter.
An i f fort was made bv a number of
Democrats to pet together a iiuorum
of both houses, hold a nls'ht session,
hear the tepoits of the two commit
tees at nine nnd adopt them and d1
claie Coeliel the Kovoinor of Kor.tuiky
befote moiniM?. They were an.i. us to
t,!e him th" honor before he died. S)
many Itsislutois had none to Louis
ille and LeNlmjton lor tonight that it
was found impossible to lany out tie
proRi.imnip. It is i ctstatnty that
Ooeb"! will be made jioveinor tomor
iow if lie Is alive.
LAWTON'S BODY ARRIVES.
Taken from tho Transport Thomas
at San Francisco.
S.iu I'laiulMo, Jan. -0. With her flags,
nt halt mast the Pnlttd Statis tr.uis
l)oi t Thomas intcred this haibor today
beating the unuins ot Cuitr.il Henry
Law ton, Majoi John A. Logan, il,
Lleiiuii.iut llumett and Dr. J. J. L.
Aiuistioiig. It, the i.ililn of the Thomas
wue about twenty passengii:;, Including
Mis. Law ton and her cliildien. Tho ves
sil was met at tho (Joldni elate by Cen
tral Shifter and Lie uti mint Wilson, Ma
jor V 1 Tucker. luniliir-lu-Uvv ol' JIr,
Log.ui, Itobul Iientle. a friend of the
Logan family, and Captain H.irneson.
of the ti.in-.porl service. Tho Thomas
Was pissed I the itlai.llltlllo atltlloii
ties and iicner.il Sliafter then escort' d
Mis LivMoii aud'her ihildten to the
home of file i. ds.
The casket loutiihiliig the bodies wore
Limit I at the transput t doik and later
Pikeii to an litiileitiikii's utidci an os
cm t of iiitlllerj.
Tins fimei.il niraiigemeiits have not
In en complctid, thoiieh it has bom de
I elded that w turn ral services will bo
held heie. Aiangcnii nts have heen iiiudo
to convey the bodies ot Ccieial L.ivvton,
Major Losaii and l)r Armstrong in a
spiil.il train ciennal Shatter bus been
slits lall) detailed to. accompany tho
li'inains east The Main Is to consist of
u baggage car, u composite car and two
Pullmans. The bodti s will be plneed In
the composite car and there will bo a
gu ird of lnf.ititr.vmtn. One of the Pull
mans will be pluccd lit the disposal ot
Central Law ton's family, acner.il Shat
ter and Lleutinint Wilson will be no
t iinimod.ited in tho same i.ir. The other
car Is for the widow and children of
! Major l.ciguu and relatives and ft lends.
Mrs. Atmstiong, who niilved em tlie
Thomas, will accompany tho le mains of
her husband cast.
ll.irrlsburg. Jim 50. Charters weio
s..niil li the state department to tho
following rcl partitions' Teleplione, Tele
graph and Cable cumpauv of Ptniisl
viiula, to orerato in till the eoiiiitiis of
i tho loinmouwcalth, ciipltul L'.'.'xo; AI
Kci-spott Title and Tru.it couip.iti, .Me.
Ki i spoil, capital iMi.ro J; Cniii'stogii Flrn
Insuiuiico company, Lancaster.
Candidates Must Give Pledges.
West Chester, Pa., Jail 30. Tho He
publleuii county I'ommitteo met lie i o to
u. i and re-tleuu.l II, Moigau Until
chiilriiuui for tho second year Tlie incit
ing was hnrmoiiimis It wn- decidcsl
Hint hereafter nil i indldatcs for ollico
would bo ic'iidred to tal.o nil iron chid
pledpo to nut jtiitip the p.uty.
Died from Injuries.
Ithaca, X, Y,, Jan. J.O. Jolin 1". Lun
ge run, of Albany, the Cornell student,
who was badly hurt in escaping from
the Delta t'td Irate tuliy lira yestenlnv,
died tonight from his litjiiiles. He was a
number of tlie liesliinen hew class uud
wns IS yen is eld. The othcls llljuicd
n i u luiin-oviug.
GREETED AT THE STATION BY
Reception at tho American House
Attendod by a Number of Promi
nent Eastern Democrats The Ora
tor Believes That the Three Par
ties Will Unite in the Rit3h to
Deliver the Country from tho Par
ty of Imperialism.
Boston, Jan. ::o William J. Brjiin
was tho central figure of an unusual
demonstration In this city tonight.
After )i.n tlciputlng in several events
of lesser imput tuneo dm Ins; the di.
Mr. ltryun u.ldtcssed an immense mass
inoi'tllig In Mechanics' hall, a bulldln-t
containing a seating cipacltv Krciitct
Hun any other in 'Huston It Is istl
mated that tliele weto lO.tiuO person. I't
the hall, hundreds ol whom lemuliiod
standing tliinughciut the evening. The
speakcis included Mr. lityan, e::-Cov-
einor Altseld, Congressman Lent':, ol
Ohio, and Congo Fioil Williams, of
The meetinir IiiIiIkIiL closed a busy
day for Mr. I'.iy.in. Art IvIiik hole fiom
I'rovldiitie at fi.is o'cloi k this lnoin
iiii'. he was oseoited to Hie Aui'i'lcin
house, when- the J'.lj.tn lull, ot Uoi
ton. teiideiod him a bieakfnst, and
later a teieptlou and banquet were
held at I'aneiill hall, many New Knjr
l.uid Democrats of note. In addition to
those aceoiniianyiliK the i lilef ;suesl,
attetidint:. Addi esses weie made at
At the pi in ih termnl ii station a
crowd was waitlnR for the train and
as It drew In the people l.ioke Into
iheeis. Keeeptlon committees fiom
the Dcinoeiatli state committee and
the Hran club also wore nt the mil
lion, and under escoit of these wntl'1
mi'ii the vWitois took canlai;es tor
the Anieilcan house, whuea teeeptlon
w'.is held, follnwoil by bnakfist.
Colonel Tlryan was r.t'.eti d wltlt
cheers when his i-ariiam1 was driven
up to Hie hotel. Score i .f sppetator-t
tilled the con Mors where, lifter a In lor
neeptlon bienkf.ift was. i.etved iu the
liiiKe dlniiifT hall.
Piesldelit Washburne. of the club,
sat at the head of the table, with Col
onel Bryan at his side. Anions I ho
invited quests wore Opoii?" 1'ied Will
lams, , I5iiice, Clnlstophor T. ttll.i
li'in. William S. Mc.N'aiy. ltobeit Tieat
I'.tine, jr.. Not man V.. Muck and John
11. Lee. After the bteaklnst President
Washburne Intiedueed Mr. I'.ry.in to
the crowd, which cheered as Mr. liiytn
lose to speak,
.Montlonlnj; the fact that pot -sons of
v.uious p n ties were teprisented In
the campalRti, Jlr. Ihy.in said:
I have Kiine on the theory alwas that
von can fu-e imv niital if the ht.it Is
stitllclPiil. In the List campaign it w.n ' coveiy. "! tout some souice, 'continued
Mitiitlent to luso the Denim i.ils. the Senator l'lvnn, "It ho. he mi stated
PepulNts ami the Silver P.i iiiblle ins I that Mr. M.igr-e and llivsclf had
believe that Iu the t . t iiinpilg.i that I u,.,hci a iHvlding llii" and that we
r?;sr,tir lw,urr thc f,,v,,;Ivf f,r,u'r
lions win. h have nrl -n si,,,.,, ti.e icm- 1 '''LV-. I wish t say ilsht here how
P'llgn of P'A will als-o Ijtiiih into ' i-op, r- . ever, that sue h is not the cat.- Fili
ation with our foiecs the m n who Old twiMity years past Mr. M: g"e and my
nnl see the triHt qiitwtlon in IV... but wll I self liave been . loselv .'s'-oclal".i. und
toi it now . ml In view ot the iiuistloii of
impel lallsm will rush to us for dellvir
imee fiom a ji.irty t tin t si.ks to r.pial
tin declaration of Independeiiee
1 bellevn In io-operattnn It Is th'1 pait
of wisdom to work togi ll.er while wo
can niul teparato onlj vCnn we must.
Co-operation Is not possible without
charity. I don't caio how a man ihoiwht
In P'i'j so long as he thinks light now.
I don't earo how a man talked then If ho
talks right now ur.d I don't cue what
ho. will say four eais from now. 1 am
moie concerned about tho now than tha
hcietofoio or tho heuufter.
Congiessman John J. Lents:, of Ohio,
followed Mr, Bryan. Ocoige Fied
Williams, Thomas J, Cargitu and Cani
allel llradfoiel also spoke.
Reception and Banquet.
The leceptlon and banquet tendeied
to Mr. Bryan by the Demociatlc state
committee, at F.ineull hall followed the
hospitalities offeied by the Bryan club.
This leceptlon, which was held in the
urmoiv eif the Ancient and Honoiable
Aitillery cumii.ui), on the upper floor
of th" hall, took place at li to 1.80
While Hie iiceptlon was going on,
the Associated Press dispatch announc
ing that Senator Ooebe! nad be-eMi shot
was shown to Mr. Bryan. He was
shocked at the news and teais gathctel
in his cjos as lie exclaimed:
"It can't be possible." Mr. Bryan
then became silent und would say no
moie, but the effect of the news was
perceptible hi his manner dining the
remaining time given to the leceptlon.
Mr. Biy.iti and Senator Goebel aie per
sonal ft lends and often hnvo spoken
fiom the same plutform. After tho re
ception Mr. I'rv.in made a statement
expressing the belief that the act wns
thai of a bitter political opponent, and
expiesslng the hope Unit it would not
lead to futtlur acts of violence.
At tho close of the reception In hi-,
honor given by the Democratic state,
committee' in Famuli hall this after
noon, William J. Brynn was shown the
Associated Pi ess dispatch announcing
that Senator Coebel, of Kentucky, had
been shot. Mr. Hi) an made the fol
It is shocking, sheckh'g. I liust lhat
tho shot will not piovei I. mil. Mr. Cinlul
tuailo a gre.il light nwoisi fieri e oppo
sition, and feeling v.ns wiought up to a
hluli nlti'li. but I bad no thought ol as-
Nitshmlloii In lug icsoitid to It picilmblv
was the Individual im t of rome bitter
political opponent. I icniiol iis-mmo or
believe Hint any cot slder.ible number of
Iti'pulilic.iiiH or uiili-Coibel Hiiuoetals
would counsel or eiusu t-iit.Ii .in ail, 1
sliteciely hope tint tho D.'iiioerilts will
not allow riseiitment to lead them to
arts of violence. We can uffoid to per
mit tho Hepublionns to e hjoy tlio inonop
nl of foii'O and thieif.i. Let tho l.liv
deal with those who vlolato the law.
The bJiPiU"t wns spread in tho his
torie Audltotlum building. Hubert
Treat Paine, jr., Jolin P. Allgeld, Con
grcHsman I.cnts and Mr. Biyan were
among tho speakcis.
The doois nf Mechanics' hull wer.i
thrown open ut 7 o'clock and every
seMt was taken long b"foro S, the time
the meeting was called to older. The
hull had been decorated with bunting.
iinllnn.il cohus and stale shields. At
thu heud of Hie Immense stag'? stood
it laittu iMiivai' paliilltiK of Mr. Bryan,
labeled, "the peoph 's eluilce." I'totn
Inent Uemoct its fiom uevcral of the
New Lnfilatid states occupied seats 111
tlie tear of the chaliman. The lit si
sT'Oaker, Ccoiko Fled William", was
received with thiee ehceis and a llRer.
1'urlnj; his addtess he uxpreMiil sym
pathy with the Hoers. a sentiment tint
was oolferoualy applauded.
The noM speakei. iw-Covcrnor Alt-
paid, was jeceided a he.tity reception
by the Rreitt audience.
The third speaker, Conuiessman
Lentz, of Ohio, was vvatmly received.
lie bald that Abraham Llnnjln was not
quoted by the Hepiiblican party today
and the Bryan Democrats vvete cole
btatlniT the anniversary of Lincoln's
Mr. Letitz made a bitter attack on
the Philippine policy of the piesldelit,
doct.tilmr "that It seems we have not.
to le.un the lesson of Bunker 11111 over
attain and possibly at the expense of
While Mr. T.eiilst was speaking, Mr.
Ihyun enteted the hall In company
with Tiobcit Trent Paine. lie was
J'leotod by tlii- vast audience llslng to
its feet and cheeiiiiKr lor si vet at min
utes. At the conclusion of Mr. Lr tit?, s
addtcs Mi. IJiyan was Intiodueed. He
was unable to make himself hoaid for
some time. The tlist pan of his le
maiks vvas addressed to llepubllc.ins
who weie infm med that the party had
dimmed Its pilnolples since the days,
of Lincoln. Later he took up the sub
J'H't of Impel lallsm, th jtuld Mt.indat d
and ti lists, .ish.illliuv each as ahe.idy
Indicated 111 Ins speoi lies.
Mr. Bryan's speech was frequently
hit iiiiptcd by applause.
Jlr. 111. van, CoiiKiessm in Lentz and
ex-Covei nor AltReld will leave Boston
toinoiiow moiiiing for Lawtcnce, Mass.
PITTSBURG LOVE FEAST.
i Senators Magee and Flinn Elected
Delegates to National Convention.
Pltisbuig, Jim :J0. lie legates to tha
national Uepublii an convention were
o!"otid at the dlstilct convention, held
hole and at Allegheny todav. P.i the
Twcntv-secord cingiession.il dlstilct
Semitot Magee and William Klynn
were i leeted. with J. O. Hi own ami
I 1). L. CIUes)le as altti nates. In the
Twenty-third district tlie elelegate's
, chosen were William Wllherow and
, .Tamos Wyimn, with Chailes Nevln
'ml C. A". Koisytlt as ult 'mates,
The following icrolutloii w is pie-
sented hj" Senator Klynn: "Kesolved.
That we ongratul.ile C. L. Mage1
upon the impiovod cotidltioii of his
llualth. Ufpte-entlng cs wo do the
' ec ngiesslonal dlstilct in which he was
boin and always llvfd we desire to
express our ple.isuie at tho prospect of
his l-covery and return t the actlvi- '
I .1.. ...' lif.i .ir,,t tlld injlAMllMI (l th '
j community to vvhlrh he Iris eve-r given
I iii4 nest e'tiergies.
In piesenting the ror.iluiion Senator
Klvnn referied to the lllne-s of Sen
ator Magee dining the last year, and
siiterth.it only a few peircns knew ho.v
ski; Mr. Magee had been, lie is now,
the sponker said, on the load to le-
all thiough that time we may have
had our little peional dllferoneo", but
there never vvas an liiitancc in which
the dlileiene. s lntetfei:-'1d with our
fiiendship. and I hope It will be the
same for twenty moie."
Messi?. Magee and Flynn will not
go to the convention lutiueted a to
their action. Senator Flynn said theie
was no significance! In the fact.
Two Seamen Drowned Suspicion of
Vlitoii.i, H. C, Jan. 30. Tho steaimhip
Danube urrlvtd irom the ninth last
night, bringing news lint the custom
hotisei liuil been temovod from Log Cabin
... Ui, ,,.,,, II tilr, tS.nt t, tTt.iti iiiime.1
' e'llrli... 1..I.I ltneli litl.tl.t r.n instill Init
of having muidcicd thuo men Olsen,
Ctayson and IJ.tlfo by nunc In the Klim-
dike trail. A draft belonging to Ualto
lor a l.ugo amount of money wns found
iu O'lirlin's possession, and properly of
tho missing tlio vvas found near his
Captain Hanson, tho famous "living
Dutchman," seal rookery lalder, with
James Jloir, a companion, who drowned
on tho west const while returning with
a canoe-load of supplies.
Town of Guaymas in Fear of a Con
Austin, Tex., Jan. :u.-A dispatch from
Ortlx. state of Souor.i, Mexico, s.is that
a number of in.ii.it ding bands ol Y.uiul
Indians nio ceuiimlttlng elepiedutlons
i within a lew milis of Gu.ijmas, and
I that the residents fenr a concerted ill
1 t.iek on the town Is cintempl.itid l tho
The Indians attatked S.uf Jose l.inih
within foul miles of (iu.inm.i, binned
all the i .inch buildings nnd drove off tho
live stock, A number ot otht r runch'S
ll iv e been attacked
The government troops comtni'iided by
Oener d Torres huve made no advance
Into tho Vtupu country slnco their recent
DEATHS OF A DAY.
Clearlleld, Pa. Jan. :.0.-Dr. M. Cud
Wldttlor. one of the most prominent
nid will known phvslcam! In this sec
tion ol this stale. UI ti at bis Homo to
day. Dr. Whlttler was be in at Madison.
Mc. April II. lsK Ho graduated lioin
Bellevuee college, N, Y in tin class of
ls7r. and located at lloutzd.ile. Clear
Held e unity. 1 1 urn which place in lyil ho
moved to ("If arlleld, vHtero ho has been
practicing ever since.
Philadelphia, Jan SO. Ceo. T. Haines,
ono of the most prominent Importers of
pig lion In this loi.ntry. died today at
his homo In this city. Ho was M yenis
old Ho w is mi impoiter of pig lion fur
thlity veals and iiceully established u
lino of sleameis, known us thu Harms
lino, for shipment of lion and imingu
neso ores fri'in Medltiiianean ports to
llaltlmoio and this city.
Chester. P.i.. Jrn. r.u Hon, Thorn i. J.
Clavton, pie'sldeiit judge of the couit.'
of Dilawnio county, died this nfteriiocni
i t his home In (fhurltivv. Ho wns il
)i.us of uge. Death w.i. duo to general
debility. Judge Cluytem was born In
Jtrtlu-l town! hip, il.ls county, Jatiuiuy
an. itiii, und was u descendant of tho
('l.i)tim family which icllled In the conn,
try before Pctiu.
DAY'S DOINGS IN
SENATE AND HOUSE
THE CHARGES AGAINST SENA
Defense Will Be Prepared to Proceed
with Its Witnesses Not Later Than
Monday House in Session Only a
Little Over an Hour Mr. Bacon
Occupies the Attention of the Son
ate with a Discussion of the Philip
Washington, Jan. SO. When the sen
ate committee1 on prlvih-Res mid elec
tions adjoin tied Its lieatliiK today ot
the charges made against Senator
Clink, o' Montana, In connection with
his oleetlon to the United States sen
ate, it was un.lci stood that the defend!
would bo prepaied to pioceed with It.s
witnesses not later than Monday next.
Mr. Campbell said he would have only
one or two inoio witnesses, and with
out sttntlnt lime m.iti.. mm. 1... ..'until
call. Mr. Faulkner said bis witnesses
would follow each other in rapid sue
ci.'slon and thcte would be no delays.
Then1 vvus but one witness on the
stand today. This was J. H. Cdger,
who on a contest was given the seat of
state senator in tlie Montana le-glslu-tuie',
from Flatliead county, at llr-L
oceupled by Mr Whiteside, who It one
of the principal movers Iu the light
against Mt. Clink.
Ceigor voted for Clin1:, but ho iu-
slsted that he did so only because the
i lb publican caucus has deel.ucd him.
lie confessed to taking $ l.iJOO In money
linnie after the adjournment of the
legislature. Of this sum he claimed In
have won from 1,.i09 to $l..oo playing
lain and to have found $l,p)0 of It In
Slurt bills In his loom. This latter
amount ho thought had ' "ii left for
hint to Influence him against bills is;
and 1".!, lelatlng to e orporatlons, on tho
pioposltlon to pass them over the gov
ernor's veto, but he uid not know who
1 hid left It there. He thought the n
velope must have been thrown through
the tiansoni of the room. Celger said
ho had leeelvcd no money to vote for
Mr Cl.uk, and, while he admitted to
, having been approached with the view
of bribing him on other Propositions,
ho i of used to give the names of per
sons who had talked with him, beeauss
to do so would incilminate himself.
Brief Session in House.
The; house was in session only a little
over an hour today and business of
minor impoitance was nil that vvas
For more! than thiee hours today Mr.
Bacon (Dem., C.i.) occupied the atten
tion of the senate with a discussion ot
the Philippine question. His argument,
which had Its basis on his own lesolu
tlons, declaratory eif the governments
I policy towaid the Philippines, was
I listened to carefully by his fellow-senators
nnd by a huge gallery audience.
i Ho maintained that the Pnlted State?
owed as much to the Filipinos as It
eloes to the Cubans, to whom by resolu
tion of congiess self-government had
been piomlsed, and he stiongly uiged
I that his lesolutions, declining it to bo
I tlie Intention of this government to
confer tlie right of government on the
1 Philippines, be adopted as a means of
1 not only terminating the war. but of
extending to struggling people flee jus
tice and lreedom.
FIGHT FOR FAIR'S MILLIONS
Hearinc of Mrs. Craven's
Postponed to Feb, 12.
San Francisco, Jan. CO. Thu Examiner
today s.os: "A speedy settlement of
Mrs. Nittle Cuivcu's litigation acilnst
the Pair i state, it is believed, would fol
low .l decision bv tlie Suniemo couit ali-
I nulling the trust clause by which tha
Lite Senator James O. Fair attempted
to put tho bulk of Ills estate boyoiut tno i
Immediato control of his children. Cli.is.
L Fair, Mis. Herni.um Oclriclis una
Mis. W. K. Vnn.liibilt. On represont.i
tlons that such a result might be brought
about In the event ol a decision by tho
Supiemo coin t Invalidating tho trust,
.liistice Trout has postponed to Feb. 12
tho trial of Mis. Cravens claim to a
, ,iimiv allowance as tho widow ot Sena.
"Attotticjs for the Fair children assent
to the siwgi'stion tliut they would listen
to a proposition tor a e'ompromlse. Tho
attorneys for Mrs. Craven snv that shs
would expect to receive one-third of llm
DEATH OF MAGNETIC HEALER
Body of A. Leftamboy Found Par
boiled in a Bathtub.
Ctand Uaptds, Mich., Jan. M A. Loft
ninboy, a magnetic healer, was found
de-nil iu a bath tub ycstenlav. His bodv
had been p.u hulled lo such a degreo
that the flesh tell from the bones when
it was lifted out, On Hie bathroom llooi
lav his In other. Com go, unconscious.
Tho water wus he.itul by a steam ap
p.u.itus opetated by gas. It Is supposed
that Leftamboy fainted and that tho wa.
tir continued to bo heated until it was
near tho boiling point. It Is supposul
that Ceotge was oveicomo with horiut
at the discovery of his brother's body
lie torn. lined unconscious late last night
and fears uro tntci tallied for his ic-
Harry Wesley Sentenced to Pay a
Fino of $200.
West Chester, P.i. J.in l'A Harry
Wesley, charged with tho burglary of
tlio resilience! of Wllllini 12. Lockwood,
at Clen Lock, and another at Malvfin,
was convicted hero today and sentenced
to pay a lino of $ and undergo an tin.
piihoiiment of twenty years Iu the Last.
Wesley is believed to have been tlio
t Ingle ader of a gang that has operated
this winter In towns suburban to Phlla.
SAN FRANCISCO QUARANTINE.
Vessels from Plague Infected Ports
Must Bo Examined.
San Francisco. Jan. Si). Tho federal
nuiuantltio olitcer is determined to pre
vent. If possible, tho plaguo bong
hi ought Into this port. Ho has Issued
Instructions to tno pilots inai an ves
sels, stoma or sail, arriving here from
Kobe, llcrg Kong. Sidney and Honolulu
must go Into quarantine pending an ex
amination. Tho pilots hnvo been instructed to fly
a lellow flag on nil vessels coming into
tlio harbor from the potts named.
TliK NEWS THIS MUUN1NU
Weather IndlcMloni Today)
1 CUmcral Senator (Joclicl, of Kentucky,
Belief of L:id smith Temporarily
W. J. Bryan lit Boston.
Day's Work of tho National Lawmak
ers. 2 rScncral-Northcastrrn I,Piinyhaiil.i.
Financial and Comine rclut.
3 Local-Court Proceedings.
History of thu deck Cliurch.
News nnd Comment.
Local-Death of Jildgo Uunster.
William Coebd, Kentucky's Stilekcn
Polltlclnn, tioru Iu Carbotidale.
Local West Siranton und Subiitb.in.
Round About tho County.
Local-List of Candidates for the Va
t Ions ntiic.es.
OF BALL CLUBS
The Magnates Meet at Philadelphia
to Perfect tho Arrangements for
Philadelphia, Jan. :'..'. The weak of
placing tlio now Amuicaii .Itsidull m
of llaso Hull clubs on a llrm and pe I ma
ne nt foundation was begun lieu tenia).
Pair progiiss was made and thus tar
ever) thing Is uppart utl) moving along
smoothlv. Scveti-i Igl.ts of tin e In nil
was laid out, und the tlghth clt.v will
probably bo selected tnmotiow. ThMo
Is a ptelmbllltv, hov.ivii, that the en
cult may again be recast befoie It is
flntillv adopted. The cite ult as made up
today Includts Lioston, Phll.iililpltl.i and
It.iltimoio In the oast, and Chicago, De
tiolt, Mllwaukio and St. Louis, in tho
west. Applications fiom Pte.v tde lice niul
New York have heen leeelvcd and one
of theso cities. It I. believed, will siiulv
bo seletted. Hcpifsclit.itivcs lrom W.ish
liigtott are here, but that e Itv has not
)et knocked at the door fur admission.
Outsldo of the making up ol the cln till,
one of tho niosl Impel taut things ,io,uj
ut tho inciting vi.is the adoption of a
lisolutiou that eucli cll which N gl. lin
ed a ttanehlso must deposit $j..i) us a
guarantee that the club Is acting In good
The meeting was to have been called
to order at noon In the Continental hotel,
but the iinii-nrilv.il of tho Providence
delcgutes, the meeting vvas not started
until after 4 o'clock In tlie afternoon,
the Khodo Islanders not getting lier
until that hour. Temporary President
Qiiln, of Milwaukee, called the gathering
to order. Those present and the cltks
they represented were as tollows: Hot
ton. J. II. Drevvson anil Thomas Mc
Carthy: Providence, Pi. ink McKcniin.
president, and H. II. Kirby, seeictiiry of
the Eastern league club, and W. II.
Draper; Philadelphia, Francis c r.leh
tcr and li. II. Crowhurst: Haltlnioie.
Conway W. Sums, Phil Peterson and
John McCruw: Chicago. A. C. Anson and
W. H. Clough- Dettoll. II. D. Quln
(proxy): Milwaukee. II. D. tji.ln, c h.
Havener and Joseph D. O'Hrien, St.
Louis, Thomas H. Ili'tland nnd Conge
P. Iloeckel. Mr. Sams was elected tem
porary chairman and Mr. KU liter was
then tailed upon to rovv Its condition.
Baltimore re-ported that a club lu.el
bet n irginieil there wllh a capital of
Uli.0,0 and that gl omuls bad been se
cured. Huston promise el to put up J.O'Vi'i)
or more, uud til-u tcpoitnl tint ''barbs
Itlver park had been leased. Plill.ulelphl i
bids wue put foi Hi bv .Mr Ciuwhtiist
and as this e Itj h ir never shown Its
hand, lie wis listened to with inti-icsi
AVIii n Jlr Crowhiusl was seen i iter Hie
meeting he said that the le-iuesjiit.itlves
from tlie cities won s.itlsfactoi.v to him.
lit would not give the names of the men
wlu compose the svudlcalo until touioi
leivv, bill It Is Ulldc-l stood tlt.it one of
them is Harel.iy II. Wnibiiiton, propiie
tor of the Hviiilng Telegram, of this
(.'hlcfigo lonorted that thc.v had J'.VWO
to start with, and tho groiuils had luen
selected at Thlrty-liftli stnet anil Went-
wcutli avenue, uii tno soma sine, in
grounds fotmcrlv used bv he Hiotlnr
hood club. St. Louis deelnied Its wlll
itigness to put up any amount of iapll.il
iniulred uud thu the famous .sports
nam's ii.uk had bun sectuetl.
Mr. Qulu i e presented Detroit by plow
and exhibited lilt. r.s iiiillioiUIn-; him to
put up jlu.o-'c' if neeilid and iissiin-el llm
delegates that tho elt Is good .or all tin
capital licet es.u v. Suit idle gnu mis
ihi'iu nio ovvni d by tin b keis but they
are willing to put no l.'.t"i l purt'iasei
the Ameilein Luigiie p.uk.
.Milwaukee's praises viero i ung b Mi.
tjuhi. and Providence made a good show
h.g by havluc a ball puk and pla'-ets
with the nece-sary llni.ueiiil bilking
Loulsvlllo sent a d.lrgnti.m of two
NimniMi-'l of W. W. 1) iigluss and I F
lt'i.i.Ai.ir. r.n. ill, tiitiitiis,. of m.iMtiir
"""' ;..,,.. .i-i... i.-..
unpuc.iiioii ioi .niiiii..-,u.i -. ...-
tucki.uu weie not lu"l.e-d t tod iv i
meeting, but will probil-lv bo usknl to
allenil tomorrow They carry httus
and telegiams showing that that illy Is
In earnest, and that a minor league
ti am Is not wMiited Iu Leuitsvillt,
Tin ro was considerable lluuy mining
l tlio Amiii"iui association representatives
.when 11 biiame kliovvn tint the X.i-
liuii.il league would ui'tugoui.v tlio new
l.s-oclatlall. bill the tte'.lni. i,f apiueiieli
slon wus soon riule te d bv the Inlluentlil
men in the new concern.
Pennsylvania Will Bond Hon. Will
Washington. Jan. .'A Tho Itepublle ails
of the house1 and senate met 111 Joint cau
cus in the hall of the hmist of topicon
tatlvis tonight and si looted thu men.
bus of the coligiosj-lonal campaign com
mittee1. The delegation from each stato
decided Its representative.
Pcniis)lv.inU named Hepiesentallvo
Council. Stntts where no agrcimint was
1 cached weie given tlllce o.i.vs III which
to announce thell selections. The com
mime will organise within ten dns.
Iteprescntatlvo Habcoek. ol Wisconsin,
will bo selected chaliman.
Italy to Send Warships to Bluenclds.
Revolution Expected Soon.
New Oilcans, Jan. sn. Advices fiom
Nlcuagua say that Italy will Join Not
wnv Iu sending w.itshlps to the Blue
fields to collei t claims tor damages to
Tho Italian caso Is that of tho owner
of the steamships ot the San Juan whoso
vessels wero seUed and Used as tians
ports. it Is expected tlt.it a revolution against
V.eluo will break out within a month.
Killed by the Cars.
Itarrlsbutg, Jan. SO. Jonathan Orr, a
prominent citizen of Port Hoyal, Juni
tita counly, while walking on tho Tenn
slvaniu railroad, tracks near his home
Monday evening, was struck by an en
cine and instantly killed, llu was 60
yturs of nee und unmarried.
Belief That England Will
Revert to the Origi
THE MOVE ON KIMBERLEV
A Special Effort Will Be Made tc
Reduco the Place Quickly Eng
land Prepared to Face Every Emer
gency Tho Fleet to Bo Mobilized
and Ten Thousand Men Intended
for Africa Will Romnin at Homo.
London, Jan. "i. 1 a m. Tt li now
known that the cabinet levo',rd much
of Its discussions on Saturday to the
niobHlnitlon of tlio fleet. Nothing win
settled except that until futther se
curllv to the homo coasts has teen ob
tained by naval pierar.itlons tin
Hlghtli division shall not Le sent t
On Meindey the admiralty issued or
eleis that the channel squadron, In
stead of leaving Portlinel this week
for Ciluult.ir, as pievlously diioeted,
shall asuMiible on l-'ebruar) ft off lld
el.vstono and iioeeeel to B.nitrv for a
l'oitnlght's evetelses oil' the Irish
coast, thus keeping in homo wat-T?
tor u time-.
This decision to eh lav Hi'1 Illghth di
vision at a time when lelnft.ii enients
aiu so tugently le-qulred mav tiicv.i
only that ti.insports aie not yet avail
able and that the division will embark
when the shipping Is ready.
The- mobilization of les-rve war
ships, it such a com. so shall be- deter
mined upon, would b of the utmost
importance. There is nothing In thu
intelligence possessed by the public! to
cause the cabinet's prolonged discus
sion of this matter, anu the Inference
is that the fleet may be mobilized ns
a geneial vvarnlnK to other countries
to keep their hands off the Transvaal
question for the ministry may havi
ilefiuite knowledge that the neutral
poweis puiposu to take some advan
tages elsewhere while Khgland Is busy
in South Aft lea.
One thing Is certain. Ten thousand
nun, all le.uly to go to South Afrlc-i,
aie detained for i caseins of which the
public has no knowledge.
Then- is talk of torty-soven militia
battalions being embodied. These aie
all of the militia not pievlously warned.
A th.up lookout Is being kept mi vol
unteers for tin- vatious South African
leglmeiits. The Daily Cluonlele says:
"Till eo suspicious cliaractois were ie
jeeted by hc.idquai te-is in one uglmeiit
Monday. Two weie iinmlstakablv ot
Boer oilgln. The thlid. vvhos,. Knglisli
was faulty, had been a Cciinan ulllcor.
Sin h setups of iiit'Uin.itlon as i-iin be
guthoted legaroing th" movements of
I the a: inks In the Held seem to indicate
that the icllef of Ladysnilth has been
abandoned for the piesent and that u
nun epilation ot tin- fence1 tor the In
vasion of Hie Fiee State- Is In pi out ess.
Hi addition to Ceiiei.il Kclly-Keniiy'n
movement, Celielitl Hiub.lllt, chief of
Hut Cape Colonials, has aiilvcd at
Tin- natives leooit tliat thiee Boor
guns have In en lemoM'd fiom Spvt
fontein to Klmliei le.v. The Hoots an1
app.tieiilly making a special etfott to
leduce the plan1 quickl). The Kimber
ley gams' ii was sale last Sunday.
Two Boor Victories.
Loienzo Mai'Ufes. .Ian. "0 Special
dispatches ti mil Protoil.i, dated Thurs-
' day. Janttaiv
lei.oit Hrit a collis
- .... ,
ion cue lined at ciocu'iliu roe, i iie
twciii Boer "titiosts and the Htltlsh.
who were in ovc-l whelming fouo. The
buighets at tit .-t ! tiled, lint oil being
lelnloieoel diove th" Hiitlsh fiom
Tlu- Hoots had two wounded
P.onsbuig. Cape Colenv. Fildr.y. Jan.
2l,.--fii'lle.ll Flench loci.lllioiteinl "
lerday be.vonl Histoids Nik with a
fone of lluss.iis, liiiilsklllingf. 1' tir
guns of the Koy.il Aitilleiv, mountcl
infuntiy. the Yotl.ihiio. Wlltshiie and
a pot Hon of the Hrs regliuents.
Tinning to the noilliiast he ap
pro ichcd Hie Boer i(istloll lit Blot
f.inteln, nine miles bevond Colesbenr.
on the- wagon bridge mad vvhh h the
enontv hiiv been fottifvlng with .a
vl-w of falling back when they eva
Cnuttouslv appienihlng. Cenernl
Flench shelled the- otieniv. who ta
pped with tuilllerv and inland)' tlie.
The British, who weie well protected,
sniftered veiy little. An Ileer anil
nine men vvouii'leei mi" of the latter
of whom has since died, and thiee men
As the Boeis wete lound in great
fern1, continuing the icpoilcd rein
forcement, und In a stiong position,
Cencral French cllscopt'nued tho nt
taclc and, rctuiued to ciimp.
Washington, Jan. '-'A Pension certifi
cates Issued under elutii of Jan. 17. He
stoi.itlon Adnm Sehw.ilb, ilcul. Wllki s
Burte, $6 to J1U. Original widow, etc.
Muiy C Sehwalb, Wilkes-Banc, 1
t WEATHER FORECAST.
Vashlngtoll, Jun. SO. Forecast
for Wednesday and Thursday: For
eastern Pennsylvania, much colder
Wednesday: with enow flunles
and brisk westerly winds; Thurs
day continue d cold and partly
dourly weatiii r.