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SCRANTON. PA., THURSDAY CORNING. FEBRUARY 1, 1900.
The Hearing at the Fifth
Avenue Hotel Yes
terday. SCRANTON WEN TESTIFY
New York State Railroad Commis
sioners Listen to Evidenco to Sus
tain the Claims of the Operators
That the Projected Dclawaio Val
ley and Kingston Railway Is a
Necessity Mr. Fuller Guarantees
to Support the Road by the Ship
ment of 2,000.000 Tons of Coal
Annually Hearing Adjourned Un
til Februniy 13.
New Yoik, Jan. I'l --The slate i.iil
imid tummNsloiRrs continued tod iy
their healing In tin- application ot the
Dolawato V.illoj and Kingston Hall
way eompiny for a pi unit tu eonstniel
.1 load fmni Ltikawir.on to Kingston
tlilou.itci alottc, tho title ot the old
J c law nip and Hudson canal.
The loom in which the healing was
laid was ui-ivdiel with nun tiom t'l
' "lid KiiUh.in counties and John
. Li.it oi, counsel lor the atuillcants,
intiodincd them to the inllio.ul coni
mlsslnneis us "living luoof of the
necessity foi the piojectcd i.illw.iy."
.ttonie. Ci.inir jitit on iccoids tV
minutes of the nutting oi tin- V.ri anil
W.ioiulng Valley Ilullroud oinmitiy at
whiih It was decided to iiniulio fioin
the Cornell Steamship compiin. tho
light and fianchlse aci'iiiad fioin Mi
old Dc law. u p and Hudson Canal coin
James H Totie.v. a lawjei ot Hci.'it
ton, was tin n Killed to dull tie Uio
1'onnsvlvuiila law us to tho rights ot
the Hile and Wjonilng Itallioad com
pany to extend Its tracks from Haw ley
I" Lnekawiiv-n At the lor-iiest of Mi.
l.irvet. Mi. Tin ley lead the statute
applying to the .situation and an old
law, latei modified, that ptohlhlted .i
iianhpoit.u Ion company fiom owning
a coal niliu.
Mr. 1'lutt ol'Joeted to the line of tes
timony and Mr. (Inivei opl ilnee". tint
he expoi ted to piove that n condition
exlstid under the laws of Pennsl
Minla whlili pi ei cult el cllUciis ot Nt w
Voik tiom soottilnglow lates of fi eight
fiom the nutliiaclte ooal regions-. !!
Intimated that he would ptovo that a
lomldliatlou to Keen no Litis elstod,
that (otild onlv he bioktu by the op.
nation of an indipendint l.iilioad iu
cam loal to New YoiK lonsunieis.
The toiiimissioiii is chi'ldicl to admit
the ti-tlnmii to show that a tonditinii
of utlalts existed bv which a e ombip i
tlon might 1 1. (tin tul against the lu
te usts of titinis ot New York city
Mi.- Ton e in-', osamiii'ii liv Mr.
1'1'itt .Id th it although under Penn
svlvan'.i !n, It would b illegal f u
ore 1'illioid loipniatiin lo opoi.tt ,t
lir.imli piitilM u, ;v did not believe
the Cm -ind Wvominr Valley ionl
Will violate the law in updating tin
line ot th D-btwn e W.lley and Kings
ton 'ine t mm llaw'iy to iruchawann .
Tin eiilginel line of the L'lie ;uid
AVionilng Viillov loan.- leased tor tlu
tieM ten veils to the l'lie load, parallel-,
the proj. (id new lino The
Ltik.iwavn ilvi -ipii lies the mini
t'oiii the M.voinlnc Y," ti.uk-
Pdwanl L Fullei an i-idivldual mine
iHli'l oi Sdantoti, picildLiu of tho
.Mitliiuolto Coil i ipoi.it us' av-oein-tloli
nn asn Kitlon of individual mil
elealeis, whiih icpus'iits i c cpltal of
JWO.O rf'.ucm testiiied thai the mln-n
wj rl.ed onlv i.bout hall time hist v..
17n out of : ,e tlajs. Kcain-e It w is
tnipips.'ibl. to c'ot tianspottntlon fa
I1U1. - foi the i.uMnit Tin ldleelas.
he stld. ai- a gnat opops,. to th.
inliie i.uiiiH linu." a g-eat many
Illinois, siiptilntcndcnt.s. etc , have to
be paid whether thev vi-ik oi not In
impair ot -oouilno bettti tiunspoi t-i-Inn.
the indhldual npeuitois a oir
agei oiqaiiitd a in ul foi their "own
bom fit. the New Yoik. Wv inning and
AVestein. About ntty miles of nil'
were bought lights w.u aim', and
srmo cindirt; dune
Mi Plitt v(.i,id nn let the nltnis
rn win th- kik' v i. n,,i built ,,..
though ho explain-d tint it was onlv
ahar tinned -ilnn th- i.pei uuim wi
coin lined that the Ddivvaif Valh-v
and Kliiftston khi woull i.i( tho
ptllpoi-e lxttn ind would open the
Xp v Yoik inaiket to th- coal fields
now closed to thuo by the comblni
tlcn ot the Kiic and Ontaila and AUst
nit tnllioU.- Mi f'ntvu, nddiPssIn,
the(onimlslnrieis f.ild tlu In a in Xo.v
Yoik city oompM.i m,tnufn luie.s to
use nnthrJilte coil. )U indued tint
It Is all within the lio-.hice or tloi
'omuils-.orioi-s in open to tliero m inu
factuicis tho nnly dlioct ami lenson
nbl t outer ta tin. .'iiilhiaclle coal S'f
tlcm. Mi. Fulloi'ii Resolution.
Coloni?! C'.j. do libel that It tin i.ul
load? complained oi hid fotnud i
fombliiatlon of mieisn ceipointloiih to
tha detilment of tlio piopl.- of tlu
stite of Xo.v Yoik it was pertinent
to tho application of the l-iclawiuo
Valley r.iul Kingston 1! illio.vl com
1 an and the conmibblon could laku
cosiiUaiUf of th facts.
At the leoui-Ht of Mi. Uuiver, Mr.
1'ulk'i nlfoied u iefiiuilon of the In
duatriul ant'.uacltu oj-eiafns asso
ciation piedrlns support to tlie pio
Jected ionl, but tlie eoumilssl'iners
lulcd it out on the ground that It
leferred to the unustiuctlon of the
load and not to lis upeiatlii'i vhen con
iiu'teil. Mr. rullfi I piled that tlie assuela
tlon would gtmiantt-o to suppoit the
load to the e.Mc'il of ;,noo,OX tons of
co.il annually, but Colonel Cole de
clined to lev oi be his di elslun.
Cjuestloned by Colonel Cole, Mr. Till
lor itave the iianies of Wllllnm Connell,
1 i. rituigcs, M. S. Kcniineier and
(?. Taj no as Individual outlets who
v.ould sttppuit the piojeelfd load to
the cvUnl he had mentioned. Mo
said he had a wrlUcungiccineut to that
vlltot. Counsel paid he had no know
ledge of the ngi cement and he would
Klvo no lustriiettou.
Mi. I'latt fulled to got tlie !ireemunt
in and denied tho relevancy of tho
testimony but the comnilbsloiiers rulil
th.it It was leasomblo to allow the ;p.
plleauts to show a teasonable ceilalni;'
to opeintu the projected load at a
profit. The t tiling started a long aigu
meiit, and Ilnally Mi. 1'litt said to the.
wltnci-s. "Xow, why can't vvc sou
that agt cement'.' It can't huit any
one." "lieeause." replied Mr. Puller, "one
of the companies lepresentrd here I--tiying
to buy off two of three ot tho
eollleiks. The hamc company bought
off opiiosltiou befene. I'll swear thai
2,('uO,yO(i ton' of coal annually will be
sent by the signets of the agieemeiit
to the- suppoit of the new road."
"Is it not a laet," asked Mi. Sheai
man, "(hut tlie .surplus ioal you do
not mine because the i.illioads will
not luitiish tiauspoitatlon would be,
fcUtllelent to support tho new to id'."'
"Most unquestionably," shouted Mi.
Puller, despite the objections of Mi.
Piatt and others ot the opposing couu
si 1. Mi. Fuller explained that the eu:i
Maets, so-i ailed ate mtituaj agioe
ments between a ntimtier of individual
Illinois. The Pennsylvania Coal eom
panv, he bald, bus not signed
Tho heating was adjourned until
BLOW AT CHINESE
Women's Christian Association Be
lieves That Men Should Be Substi
tuted for Young Girl Tcacheis.
Phil idolplila Jan. SI.- At the nnntiil
moiling tod iy ol the Women's chils
lian .issoolntlito of P'dl iilolnhi.i n
1 letter was (halted and tniwaidoi! to
'John H. CciiiMiic. preldont of the
I i'lul;,tlan League, piotoiiinrr against
the ptaitieo ot peimlitlng oung wo
men to teach Chinamen in the Sun lay
schools The eotnmunto.i'lon roquet'ls
the Chilstidii l.engu to co-op ia.
Avlth the Women's I'hilstian Msuila
tion lu abolishing this euUom.
The lette r shs in pat':
"Wo loognio tint this ladleal
change cannot bo accomplished at
oilio. We lleVoithcless Ulg- It a
limit ol age be Immediate lv adoited,
and Instead of the ouug glrN now so
oecui led. the Miiine; men of the i huio'i
This actlur- was htougiit. about bv
thr death leee-ntly of May lllblghaus
fiom opium smoking, the gh! lnvln?
contiaeted the- habit, !' Is taiel, while
teaching a Sunday )e:,.ool clats of
DOES HIS OWN TALXING.
But Mr. Bryan Cannot Define His
Lawrence, Mass , Jan. .'!1. William J.
Pi.v.u. was questioned today with lef
eienie to tlie telegiam which Milton
Paik, editor of the Southern Meicuiy
and ehaiimin of the n atonal mmmlt'c
of the Middle of the Itoad Populists
sent lif in. n (tie sting a state mi nt in ie
gaid to his political position. The sub
stance of the telegram was that pai
tlis i laliulllg to lepusent Xebiaska
Pupul3h.s aie submitting to southern
PopulUts .i piopositliip that Mi. l!ian
be til st noniinalod for inesldent bv
tin m, with a Populist for a luiinln,;
Mr lit an liiimcdiately wrote aeios
tlie lace of the tclegiail! the wolds:
"No one has any authoiltv to spealj
tor me on any subject," but he made
ROME DOCTORS ACCUSED.
The Medical Society to Investigate
Charges of Intemperance.
lionu. Juli 21. The iniver.ienl stinted
1 the Hornet Midieul ueli ,-unio weeks
ao lo oust Or. S II. Kindle fiom tho
eilBimlz etleili lice .ill o he saw 111 to toller
i ti"o his r.mlthiluin ami iiaitleo in tin
i uowtpipiis luu btliieil up eniislib rablo
'eMlleinent lit I f. Another meeting of
the sin let w.is luMd last ovinia,; wtiiih
1 inlltllllied almost to llliellligllt
, Di. i;ii.g-lev charged tint tome mein
bet ol the society were violating the)
en. i cihiii iigaiillng tnoi.iiity anil tun
peli.ueo. ill it i halve was taken up lor
lave tli, itlon and iho eh lives iiitunst ))i'.
Kil gsley vvcru dioppcd
riillnilelplila. Jan HI -Tho Ponntl
aiili Kiillioud cuinp.in's comparison ut
(Minings and evpiuses foi tho month of
December. W, and tor tveelvu montln
ending iKHtinlni .'1, 1SW, with the same
pi i toils of Is is, is as follows
Peniis.vlvnnl.i nillioad liio dhcetl op
erated for mouth of Decemt'er. 1'ij,
fltoss eainlngs, liaiiase, $SO,70O; cx
pensui) hierease, (lf,Jv(u, net earnings,
Itieiease, Jt.'iOO. l'or twelve months Hid
ing December : I, l'sfD: OiosS eaiiilag'i,
ineliase, $",Jl?,"iil cxpcn.es, lucicaie.
Jo.-'Ji.WW, net eaililngs, il.clc.ue, fl,4i.)0i).
Phil uli Iphlu, Wilmington and Haiti
niuio railioud, for month of Dcceinhei.
l'ii. ilioss) einniigs, iiKre.ist, JiJJ0;
expeii'i's, lucie.ise, rtf.Mfl; not euinlnss,
Inei i hj-i. Jll.euO: tor twelve months end
lug I) ci mbt i' 31, WtO. Ciots cnrnluj,. ln
n ease, ? iTO.soi; expenses, ineiease-, Jli,.
Iff ii t earning, lucre ise, ST.'O.iiw.
Xoiiliciu Central Itillwi lompaii),
fur month ot lieecmber, P.r''i: elross
earnings, Ineiease. $"l,lUi; eioiists. In.
eieuse, Jj.boo; act urnliiris, Ineiease, 31s,.
SK i'oi twelve months ending Utecm'ter
il, lyo: Oro-s earnings, ncnate. $"rii 1'Uj
epeact,, Ineiease, $ITI,T0j net e lining',
Lines west of Plttslung and Krln ill.
i tl opeialcd tor month ot I)ieinUei,
llf0: ilioss eirnln.ts, Inert use, sriTu.n:
t!pensix, Iniiease, r.W.S'XI: net cainhuu,
liHieuse. tm.f. Pm twdvo niontlu
emllug Doe ember .11 ISf'i: ijpxts nil ll
Ins:, jr.piCMOi expenses, incienso. $1 Hi),.
: net eaiiiln,T, luireat-e, fl,5T2.ix,
Miles Will Lay Cornerstone.
Philadelphia, Jnn, 31,-I'rovo3t llarrl
tun, of t'ao Pnivtlslty of J'enusjlvaiila,
today icseiveel n dispjtch from ileunal
Miles accepting an invitation to lay tha
lonlor stone of tho memorial town he1
m tree ted at tho ctili.inee of tho uni
versity's new dormitories In honor of
ihiise membiiK of iho alumni who seived
In tho SpiinUh war. The imn-r stono
will bo laid on l'etnuary 11
IN THE. SENATE
AN UNDIGNIFIED OUTBURST
Debate Grows Out of a Phase of the
Philippines Question- Senator Fot
tigrow Stirs Up the Rumpus by
One of His Characteristic Speeches
Washington, Jan. 21 --Debate In tho
souiete, ordlnatily talm and dlgnltled,
butst today Into passionate utlyiancej
and bitter lCc-ilmlnntlou.
Henateiis hut led eleiiiuiclatlons at
one unothe. until the auilltuM titilv
oied with oNeltement.
The debate gruvv out of u phase of
the Philippine tiueUlou and no vi in
has been wltiieMsed since th- discus
sion ot tho war iisoluMor.3 lu last eon
gtess whloli Iti sensatH.ial fenttiiot
enniiaied with that of totluj
The dleusslon uu'.se iplltu tinexpee
tedly. .Mr. l'ottigiew. wlio has pf"
ilpltateil iiiirlv all of the debate
upon the Philippine- -testlon duiln
the. pteseiit -"i ssjen, sought to h.iv;
re.id u resolution einl ejdjing a eloeu
ment wiitton by 1'MiJliu Agiiltmldo
ution tl.ee- Vlllplno Imui ice lion and e on
talnlng Ids ve-rm ot tlie nllegoel in
ognlllon of the Plllplao lepublie by
Aelnili il 1 mve-
enato- LoiUe, nt MussaohU"! tt.
pioifsfe-d against pnrt'nr tin- el mi
me nt In uny form and io.hI ,i lettei
tiom Ailinlial Dewey, 'n whi'h the
poil lent of Agulnaldo'a .U'Uomeiit le
lallnvr to the ndnin.il . a d"iioiiiic d
as "a tlssin of false hood-i "
rfenatois on the floor listened villi
iTei attonlion md many gallctv spee.
tatois lc.iiicl far over the- ralllms In
t lie-It de.'lte not to mus a yente m e.
Mi. Lodge said ho picft-itotl ace iptlng
Dewev's void to that of Vgulnaldo,
and vvae satlsilid tho Ameiliaii people
In a passionate iPpl .Mi. I'cttlg.ow
deelaiod th it Admit. -il 7Vwe had uc
tignUed tin- Pillplno n-publli . and a!
tliotnli afnided an e-ppoi tiinlty in-io.
tolo:o to deny Agulnaldo's statements,
h id not do'ie so.
In an Instant h ilf a doen senators
who on their feet. Mr. Hawley, the
m nerable senator tiom Conm client,
denounced Air. rettignwV aitloti a.
In i aplel suciisslon Sen nor Pe-ttl-gievv
was made the targ I of stinging
aiialgnmenti- by Henitots tpouiter,
Hawley, Sewell md Oallinge r.
That tho feeling was at a pitch sl
eioiu noted In thesenito iv.is (-vldomod
bv the pale Jaces of the men who
Mr. Jones (Dem., Aik.j, and Ml. Tel
ler fCol) endeavoied to stem tho title
of protest and deep feeling by concil
At the conclusion of the scone, which
will lenialu nlemoiablo in the senate
annals, th' flnane-i il bill was taken up
and discussed by Mr Ht-nv (Pom,
Ark.), and Mr. Teller (Sll-Hep , Col.)
The following is tlie text of the 1-1-ter
of Adtnltal Dewev- to Senatoi
Lodi;o, which was read by the latter:
Washll 'toii, Jan ,o. l')H
De.i Sen llot Ledge; '1 lie staleinillt
of r.nilllo Aguln ddo its ice. ntly publish -il
hi the Spriuv.'leld Itopublicau so tai as
It relatt-d to me i-i a ti'siio ol fal.-haadJ!.
I never pniniied, dlitelly or indlicctb,
hull pendi neu for the Pilljiliiot. I novel
ti. iteel Mm as an nil,, cept to make
a oi him and the natives to assist in
in) oper.'tlins against the fpaiilaitN Ifo
iluvti alliiclcd to the word itnli iieiuleiuo
In ..ay eor.ve rsation with me or mv olli
'1 lie statement that I received him with
inllltiiiy boiiois or saluted the su-callid
I'lUplno 11 u Is ilMolutilv tulc.
Slnieiely joins, Geoifjc Dcvvcy.
THE MOLINEUX CASE.
Jul or Brown's Condition Not Im
provedOrdered to Saratoga.
New Yoik, Jan. .11, It is believed
today that the tale of Itoland B. Mol
ineux will bo Ilnally settled in Kaui
toga. To sec in o another Juij Is coiisldeied
almost Impossible because the stoiy of
the cthue has been thotoughly cli cil
iated. The pioposcd change ot plans
is caused by the t ondltiou of Jul or
Manhelm lit own. He- Is so much vvoisu
that Di. Tlutbeigh lias oideted him to
tht mountains. This bais any chanci
er tesumlng the tilal betoie Monday.
Ri'ioidei Qoft hub deelaicd to u
friend that such Intt ruplIoiiH eould not
woik Injuiy to the ends of justice:
and that In spite of the expense- In
volved It would be his duty to oidn
a new healing whenever he felt con
vinced that ti rpcedy n-suinptiou of the
case was out of the eiuestion. It vvas
the impression today lu the office ot
the dlstilet attotney that it the eas?
Is not lesumed on Monday the whole
task would have- to be begun over
NEW TELEPHONE COMPANY
Will Operate Long Distance Lines in
the Middle States.
llazleion, Jan. 31. The plans of tho i".
c. ntlv incorpoiated Interstate Telephone
end Telepiiipn corapanv, of which tor
no t State Senator e' W, Kline Is presi
dent, and Alum Marklu and e'liailos
Mans, of this ilty, dliic-toi-. weio m ido
Tho obit it of the new companv whiih
Is capitalized at J.'OW.We) is to establish a
lung ijbtanee telephone seivleo in I'entl
hi It aula. Dilnvvnre, Maolaioi apil New
Jcr?cy by eoiiieellng nil the lailep'-ndorit
telephone- s stems of these stales. In
dependent eompinies in which AIcsis
Kline, M.ul.lo and Main iue- hiieie-sted
liuve- been e'atbUahell -unl opnrato lines
In this tlty and Wilkis-ltme and will
soon be In operation lu I'ottuvllli, SI a
meikiii and oilier pjits of tho slate.
Nanow Escape from Lynching.
Sunbmy. Pa.. Jan. PI, Anthony Co.i.
roy, ot Centrallii. tntend u restautant
hero today and f India,,' Maiy Kemp, u 15-eai-ol-l
waltiess alono In tho pi ice,
committed a telonlous use utlt upon hit.
H-) then escape d An at nit d poste stmte-1
In puisult and late tonlsht laptnrcd him
on the oi'lKklits of the town, 'Jo avoid
a posslblw Ij, nchliic? his lapiuie v.is kept
ciule5t until .-Iter he was IcdMid in JhII.
Washington. Jin. SI. I'ensloii eertlll.
cntes: fiuppleniinlal-Nettlo Lste-rbiook,
Susiiuchiiina, Lj j:ieu Weil, Towanila,
FIFTH AMONG STATES.
Report of Agricultural Interests of
Harrlsbutg, .Tan. 31. 1'iof. John
Hamilton, seetetary of agriculture, tJ
day Issued advance sheets of his an
nual leport for 3S99. Ho says good
vvoilc has been don'! dm lug the year
In tlie farniois' Intitules and many
Inte-rei.ted faimeis navij begun re
seaiclies of their own Ihtougli tho en-coiirnge-nient
ot tli- department. Sec
letjiry Huintlton sngsestj a library In
connection with bin dopai tiuent nnd
lolleetlem of the ptod'tots ot the state
along farm lines in tho shape of a
"The general condition cf afrlrulturc
in this state complies very favoiably
w ith tint of other states of the Union."
He adds. Pennsylvania. In aie-a of Im
proved tin in land stool in 1S99 tenth
among the forty-fKo states of the
United tales. in tlie value of hur
I lands fences and buildings sh" wui
I foittth and In valiu of film Imple
' me-iits and m iclilnetv she w is second.
In iho number of milk covs shu v.ns
fifth but In gtllons of mlik she was
thli-1, and hi th pounds of hut tot she
was .'o'.uid She siood tonth In amount
ot wheat, el'-veiith In co'u and oats.
Hist In tje, louiili In hav, rlxtli In
tobiteo, seventh In potatoes anil ninth
I in apples. Taken altore tlirr, the total
value of In r fat m products placed her
i tifth Jimin; the states."
, JAWBONE FLEW TO PIECES,
I Straufro Affliction oi Duke's Juror
I Drove Him to Suicide.
I Pnlontowii, Pa., Jin, SI. Jacob Lis-
'ton committed suleldo foday as th
I tesiilt of a loinuikabli- neoid-vnl eif
which ho whs the victim ivhllu sitting
1 with his f.imilv in Ids home in -ili-.vart
1 township one day six montha ago. That
i'.iv la- Jumped to his feet In gloat
pain and eclJimi d ' Did "you see that
awful lightning" lie- clasped his
hands to hi- law and said. "M;. Ociii:
lu J iw bono has hem Inoken into a
tlioit- md plt-oi s "
Tho fanillv -no po-dtK,-. that theio
I was no lightning or thundei hut J,l-
1 ton appealed to bo blii.dod am! deaf-
loiied bv It Dis Jaws vveie bleeding,
I and a doctor loinovid thirty-five plot-
! es of bhiittci'd boti'.- in elre?slng thr-
Plvu M-tiis ago Llston laid been bad
ly poisoned bv an anaesthetic while
I having toutli pulleel, and suffoiod fiom
it ten a long time. He v..n full nf
halltti illation e after h" list his J.ive,
and today, when alone, he lilow tho
top of his head otf with a shotgun.
Lilon was one ot the- luroi.-! who ,it
on the se-nsati'ina! tilal of Xli hol.is
Lvnian Dukes stale legislator, for tin
winder of Captain A. C. -Vutt, cishlcr
of tho State Treas ury here, oUhteen
oais :igo, and acj'jltt"d Dukes.
T3MILE ZOLA ACQUITTED,
Petit Journal Loses Its Libel Suit
Against the Novelist.
Pails. Jan. 21, The e-ouit before
which the case was tried tmliv ac-e'liltte-d
M. Zola In the lib.-l suit
biought against him bv M. finest
Judot. of the Petit Join nil. TIid cuse
tuose from M '-Colt's del iratlon, in
l' I l" .11. UilutLf .O S II lll'fllS usiiiii-c
M Kola's father, that the lette ts pub
lished lu the- Petl' Jolinill weio foi
geiies or wllfullv -aib!ed. "M. Zoli va.i
fined, In default at the fust he.iilug
i of the suit, dining his (light to Dng-
JL Zola was pic-ent In ouit and
chattcil with his eounsd, 71, L'iboil.
The lattei, In his speech for the do.
tens- i-iteel the facts revralod by M.
XolaV soaieh of the war ollke nich
ivts. Tite judgment was greeted with
eheets by the audience.
YAQUI INDIAN STORY.
No Truth in Report That Six Ameri
cans Have Been Killed.
Washington. Jan. 31. Dnited States
Ambassadoi Clayton has informed the
elepai tun nt of state that tin- Mexican
government li n ncclvcd a te-Ugtain
from Geneial Tones to tho oft"it that
absolutely nothing has occulted that
would give liso to the lepott that sK
Amerleatis have been shot by his ot
deis. This statement I mm tlie ambassador
was called foith by an inquliy fiom
tho state eleuaitmeut baseel on a te-le-gnim
fiom I'nited Stutes Consul Klnd
liek, at Jauiez that it was lepoited to
him that six Anieritans, whose names
lie gave, had been shot by tlineral Tor
ies' oideis near Uuaymas because they
had been found In the vicinity of a
hostile Vaqul encampment.
MRS. LAWTON'S GRATITUDE
Sho Had Not Heard of Fund Being
Raised for Her.
Ban Pianclsco, Jan SI Sirs, Lav. ton
knew- nothing ot the mud lalsnl for hor
and her el lldien by tho Ameilcan p-ople-until
die naihed this eitv. The news
was taken aboard by Pilot I.eed and loin
munlcattel to Mis. Law tun by LleuUuiiit
Colonel IMvvaids, who was t3iinr.it Low
ton's adjutant geneial Mis. Law tun
wept when told of the proposed homo for
'Oh. how kind, how kind," sho sobbed.
"It bad nlw.os been lleniv's nmiillion
and mine lo have a home tor the e hit
dren, but I had despalicd ot It,"
New United Irish Party.
Loudon, Jan. SI. -It lias bcn announced
tint tho new I'nited lilsli p.uly at a
liuctliig this attfrnoon tk elded to take
no collective p.nt in tlie olvisiou lu lb
liouse ot commo.ii upon Loid Cilmuii 1
ritnuiui lie's unieiiJinint to t',a addms
In iiply to the speech tiom tho tlumic
It D iNiiltilnid tint the It ls.lt membom
of puillamciit will alistnlu fiom suppoit.
leg Loul IMmimd ritzmaurleo bee iuso
Ids ami liibiu nt eoutalns a deeluratior
favoiablo lo the' piosieutlon eif the v.il.,
Lh el pool, Jan. SI Airlved: Oeiutile.
fiom .N'evv 'iork. Houtliumpton Silled;
Ttave, fiom Unimil fot Now Yoik,
tSellly Passed: New York, from .N'evv
Yenk for rfouthaniplon. New York
Sailed: fit. Louis, fot Southampton:
Bouthvvark, for Antwerp: (leorulc, for
Llvoipool, Cleured: Lu Noimaiulle, fm
Gieoly's Assailant Pined.
WasliliMton, Jan, 81, Joseph Putnaco,
who tssaulted Ueniral A, W. Orecly,
elilof signal oflleer. scviral weeks ago,
ius today Until SXt) with the alternative
ot servins sis munths In Jail,
HOT TIME IN
Governor Taylor Prevents
Meeting of Demo
crats. TROOPS BAR THE PASSAGE
The Members Are Met by Fixed
Bayonets When They Endeavor to
Enter the Capitol in Defiance of
Governor Taylor's Proclamation
Adjourning Body Assemblymen
nnd Soldiers Race Through the
Streets Tha Body Ordered to Meet
in London -Ooobel Takes tho Oath
Prunl-fort, Kv Jan. 31. The condi
tion of Gov ei nor lloebe-l at 11.30 to
night was bette r tban at any time dur
ing tho day. Ho was testing conitovt-
, ably, no unfavotablo symptoms had
apliaiod and it was announced that
he would unciucstiiinibiy ge-t thiouh
. the- nlj-lit In -.-ooel slnpo.
' Pia)iktoit,IvJan r,l. Willi im,Ciof
, bel w is shoilly before !) o't loik tonigliL
siveiin In us gutnoi ot Kentucky and
J. . W. Meekhini. a, few uiiiiutes lat
er, took the tilth of lieutenant -'over-
Th- oath was adnilnlsietod to both
men by r'hicr Justice Itaz.loilgrr. of th-
couit ot appeals. Tho plan to make
Ooebel gove-inor was sot in motion
eurlv In the- afternoon A sfitcment
was pupated iylng that the boanH
which had heard the t ontests for gov
oi not and lioiiloiiuiit goeir.or had de
cided in favot of Ooebcl nnd Heckhani,
.md that the boatds Intonded to repot t
theli findings to the legislature, but
that they had been preventeel from so
eloln- by the action of r.ovcrnor Taj lor
in eleoluing the legislature adjourned.
The statement then goes on to say
that the inembeis of the legislatuio
were driven from place to place bv
the- milltU and threatened with arrest
whenever they attempted to hold a.
meeting. It was declared the belief
of all the slgneis of the statement that
(loebf.l and Peckham vveie tha legally
elected governor and lieutenant .gov
ernor and each man. tes he slf-ned the
paper, announecl that he voted for
tho adoption of the majority report of
the- contest boatds. which declared
Uoebel and lleckh.im to be the men
ilghtfullv entitled to the otlices. The
statement is signed by a majotlty of
the membeis of both houses.
It was slow work obtaining the slg
natuiHs ot the memheis of the hous
and senate, and although the wortv
was, In piog-e-ss all the afternoon It
wus not until evening Hint the neces
saiy number or sign ilures had been
obtained. As soon as the- last man ac
fuallv needed hid allid h! sign.i
tuip to the .statement vvoid vvas sent
tt the iclflenee of Thief Justice Haa
letlng. eit the coutt of appeals. Ho
i.une at onto to th' Capitol hotel,
passed directly upstal's to the loom
of Mr. Cfocbel and adnihiMotod thr
oath of oillee
Propped with Pillows.
Mr- (loebel was propped up with pil
lows and was able to raise- his hand
only with the guatest ditlleulty as ho
listened to the words of Judge Huzle
rlgg. When the oath had been given
Mr, Ooebe-1 sank back exhausted, the
citoit having been almost too much
for his M length. Theic- were lu tha
loom ut the- timet the- oath wus admin
istered besides Mr. CSnebel and Judga
Iliizieilgg, Auhur Ooebel, In other of
tho wounded man, Mis. Welch, his sis.
ter. and Peicy Haley, his campaign
manager, and two or three intimate
file nds. Mi. floebel was unable to say
Immediately upon leaving the mom
whete in hud svvoin In Ml. Ooebel,
Judge Hazlerlgj: went to an adjoining
loom where he swore In Mr. Deckham
as lieutenant governor. This done he
returned to his home.
Judge Huslerlgg declined to make
any statemnt concerning the nianmi
In which the oillces had been eonfer
led upon the DeniociatlL contestants,
"A mujoilty of both houses of tho
legislatuio de-dared for them," he stld,
"and when I vvas asked to sweat thein
In theie vvas nothing left for mu to do
but to administer the oaths of ottlce.
The pioceedlng, vvas of com so, entlie
ly legal and piopet. I would not huvo
done as I did had It been otherwise."
Goebel'a First Order,
Mr. Ooebel as soon as he was assuied
that he vvas legally governor of Ken
tucky, took ptotnpt action legaidln;
the mllitaiy aim of the sonice. Two
ordeis voic eiulckly piepared for his
slgnatuie-, the (list of which dlschaiged
Adjutant (icm-ial Daniel Collier from
ofllee and appointed Oencial John P.
Cabtleman, eif Louisville, as hfs suc
cessor. Tho second was diiected to
the commandeis ot the militia now stn-
tloned In this city, dliectiug them to
lettini to their homes. "Word was at
once telegrapheel to General Castleman
of his appointment, and he Is expected
In the tlty tomoirow morning. There
is a possibility of tioublo In this mat
ter eif eemtrol of the state t loops. Tin
leglmeuts of tho guard having lately
been leoiganlzed aie for the most pair
made up of Itepubllcans and the per
sonal foiloweis of Governor Taylor.
It Is not certain that the militia will
at cure obey the oideis issued by
Goebnl and any attempt to force them
to do so will almost certainly result
In trouble. Home of the ofliceis Inti
mated tonight that they would not
obey the oi dei s to leave, although they
were raieful not to say go In speclflo
Gov, Taylor to tha People.
Governor Taylor this afternoon Is.
Continued on Page 8.
THE NEWS THIS MOUNINU
Weather Indlcatlotu Todiyi
FAtn AND COLO.
1 flcnetal Ooebel Sworn In as Governor'
Hearing in the Appllcitlon of tho New
Ituilroad to Tidewater.
IJuller Will Aguln Attempt to Relieve
Warm Debate In Congress.
S Geneial Nortlieahtern PeiuiK,lvania.
Financial and Commercial.
2 lOc-al-UiiMinct of the Knights of Col.
News and Comment.
5 Local Action of the Lackawanna l!ir
on Judgo Out ttcrs Death.
Special Meeting ot tho Presbytery.
0 Local West Bcranton and Suburb in.
7 Itound About tho Count v.
S Local Llvo News of tho Inelustll.il
Tho Joint Scale Committeo at In
dianapolis Fails to Agree- Trouble
Within Forty-eight Hours.
Indian ipolls, Jan. ;l It Is piob.ible that
the coal linltistiv hi the states of lnilletni,
Ohio, Illinois and Pennslnn1i, Knoivu
as the competitive field, villi bo shm
down and the Tit (ml initios in the ell-atiel
cdle-t out on a geneial xtilke within t tie
next fort -eight horns.
This condition brought about bv In
ability to leach an agreement in the
lolnt scale eomniltli-e. Tint bodv elos d
Its ilrllbeinllons tonight without an
agreement and u stiil.o ol gigantic pio
pot lions is the piobable resul'
BRYAN AT LAWRENCE.
Accompanied by Ex-Go vei nor Alt
geld and Congressman Lentz.
Lawrenee, Mass., Jan. .11. Tho leeip
Hon of W J, Hr.vun -it this city te-uay
was latlur eiiiet There weie Jew peo
plo at the station and not even a I'lieer
was raised fot the Democratic leader.
The partj proieidcel immediately lo tho
Dstrx House for a spoil rist before
speuklng at tho eitv ball. Ml. Hi van ar-ilv-ed
at tho city hall at noon and tin
1,291 persons, mostly Pinploo.r of tho Inc.
lories whq hid gathered their gave him
a good reception.
Congressman John J. Lentz ioke of
the sympathy which this nation ought
to etind to the South Atrlian repul lie.
Soiru ono shouted: "Is Oil" a Boer meet
ing'."' Mr. Lentz eiulckly icpllcd. "It Is
a liberty meeting."
The speaker was continually intenupt
cd by tho men lu the ludleiiie who de
manded somo statement on the Philip
Mi. Hrvan followed. Taking up the
tulleot of Impel lalMn
Alter the meeting the parly returned
to the hotel toi dinner and al 2 o'i lis l
took a train tor Portland, tiiidt t esteirt
of M. 1'. Frank, re p resent fit g the Maine
Demociatle state committee. KvGoi
eriiot Altgcld nnd Jongussmm I.cnt
will riccmpai y Mr. Bi.e.in to l'oitlind
and 111 spe ik there tonight. Thev will
not eontlt.uo on the New I'ugland teittr
tiom that point.
MISSOURI ROBBERS CAPTURED
George Riley Confesses to Robbery,
Theft and Incendiarism.
Kans is Cltv, Mo Jan. !1 A mm lie-liovc-el
to be Oil illes Jones, allai l't nl-s
Johtiscn, who iliut Joint .1 o ksoa, tlu
I illvvoy eletectlvi at Hidden, his n- m u
listeel near Ottnw i, Kan. Tin Ideutitv
of Hies would-be tiaiu lobbei air. steel ut
lloldeu his been establLdietl. He is ebo.
Plley. an ex-eonvict, and ho admit e that
bo and Jones i tme Hum Wvumlng u
muulb am .mil lilamad with a nun
i whom lhi e-illeo "Slim" ot t'lttsiniu'.
Kan , to hold up the Mls-ouil I'.iiille
tiaiu Sur.d.iy niglit. "rfllm" i ito ibi
b s one ef tho men still Slit,' luiisiisl
b.v the Holilen posse.
llllev loufesseil to holding op the sta
tion agent at Iniicpjiulini e, Mo, iut
week; lo lobbing tlie I'ittsvlll' poiollii o,
tei tho roUlnng and htibeiiunt liuinlnt-
tt .e atnrit fit lvlntTKC lllo .mil ti, fli, tli.Mt
'of two line hoises. IiiUy, lu Mnv list,
j tilllshed a te) 111 in the Ml-eoilli poulleli-
tlnrv for shooting Tom ( latk, mat Lu-
mont, Mo. Detc-ctle Jack on, who I in
Iho hospital ill Sfdalla, Is npon.il oi
round Dead in Bed.
M llmingtoii, Del , Jan. M, An iiukiuiwu
man, between 2u and ,T e.irs of ,im "as
found dead in bed ut a hotel hpro this
mornltn,. Ho caino there IhhI night ai.d
was aslgueil to a loom withuiit iiglsie'-.
lag. Ho askeel ti bo callc-d at I o'cloos;
whlel. vvas done, but lu made no u
sporisc. This attmioeiii tin ilnot was
lulled itl.d Ills dead boih IdiuuI on tho
bed, fully ilotlnd. The gas v s turiud
mi lull head, lu u pocket of the mill's
eeat wa- found pin ot an old euvilope,
postmarked Chthtt ttown .VId . Oe tu
ber I. 1H" and the lulurcb "Hairy .Mi
V hoi til."
Hope for tTeio Rox,
Iluntlngdoii, l'a., Jan ..I. The gic.iilv
Imiuovecl londltlon toel IV ot Jrte li. Il..
chief cletk of the- l'ciiiislaul,i house of
iiliiesentntlves, who lias been hoveiliu
bitwren Ufo und death tor the paat tw j
weeks, as tlie risitli ot a paialtlc mtoUe,
aflouls subst intin! Iiupu lor hi-t ictoicr,.
?lr. Hex veas able todav lo sll up in bed
with assistance and 1.1s powei of siuceh
his been almmt entluly usioicd. He Is
ir.iadiially leeoverlni- the use of hi- af
lb iiUliuig, Jnn. 81. f'haiters wcie i
ntctl by tho Uato dcpjttincnt toil iy to
the follow ini; lotporatlons: l'lio Wlnoli
Manufacturing lompany, Timkhaniiiick,
rapltal Siui'): the Mutton Miuuitactui
ing lompinj, Spiing Gaideu, Yoik conn
t. capital Wi.OiM; Kii.itigler Coke and I'oal
Minln lompau. Ki.ingki. capital H.OJJ;
Nolthiin Siisquchanua Ruilioad (Otu
1 any, to build a lino from tho mouth ef
H.illey Hun, Potter county, to Blnnenm
lionlug, Camei on county, capital jlw.u)).
Associate Judge Appointed.
Hairlsburg. Jan. SI. William Scott
Han is. of Lock Haven, was today ap
pointed by Hovcrnor Stnno associate.
Judge of Clinton county, vice William L.
Marquis of Queensbury Dead,
London. I'eb 1 The MarquU of Queens
berry, who was born July 20, 1SH, and
succeeded to tho title In l&S, Is dead.
THE PLANS OF
Another Attempt to Re
lieve Ladysmith Will
BESIEGED MEN CHEERFUL
The Garrison Healthy and Confident,
Disease Is Disappearing The
Town Able to Hold Out for Some
Time Bullor's Forces Are Holding
tho Drifts on the Tugela News of
the British Failuro to Penetrate
Boor Lines Received with Fortitude
rape Town, Tuesday, Jan. 30. Oen-e-ral
Dtillci still holds the Tugela drifts
and will posslblv iciiow his atte.npt to
foiee bis way tluough the Boer de-lon-ies
befoiv long. In nny case, I.adv
sinttl. Is capable of hnhiing out for a
i-inst, let able time.
Ladvsmlth. fsundu,. Jan. ?! (hello
gtapli tei Swat I. Kop, noilh of Iho
Tugel i Ilivi'i 'The laws of the pio
lotigatlon of the sJo-'e, lesulting fiom
riiiie-ial liullei's f'llluic, is lecclvod
with fotlltudo. Wo eau hold em. Th
IPitilson Is healthier, "heoty and con
llden1 Dise.T-e Is 'llsappeailng and
tlieif Is no hoi-o riekiiess. The l.ilns
give- plenty ol gias Wo can heat
5euer.il liulb-i's gitrs Rtlll workln,',
and It Is ri poilccl In camp tint ho ii
advancing along another lln-, Th-
Doer laageiH mound are again full of
melt, who luuv letuincel fiom tho im
pel Tugela. The Hoeis have alio tak
en up a. new position on the bills m'ar
Colepso, where thev au- in gicat force,
lielnfen cements ate, appaiently, at riv
ing from the Transvaal. Strong bodies
of Uoets ate also visible botweCal here
and Polgliter's Dtifl."
Estimate of Casualties.
London, Kob. L 4 a. m. The stip
plTtcntal Hits of casualties fill two
columns In nonpaiell type In tho morn
ing papers unking l.CuO icpoited thus
far feu tieiieial Hullrr's operatloni
not lb of the Tuge!.. 'J'he Daily Chron
ic le estimates that the- total exce-eds
The An per rent, loss at Splon Kop
Is greatci than any l.iltlsh force ever
suffered, cvept possibly at Albueia,
.Spiln, In 1SU
Tin- adtnlialty Ins wana-d all lielf
piy naval ollleets lo hold themselves
In leadiness fm service. Tills, vvlthj
tin- fact that able seamen not thor-e-llghly
oxpellenced lllVe- lie ill with
iliawn fiom tho Channel riindioii, is
i taken to lutllealo the e.uiv inoblll7i-
I tion of the itseivo fleet, especially A
I division. At a meeting of the armv
i and navy nicinbcis ot the house o
i commons yc-tetdav i u--oUUIoii e:-
ptessing aluoiute eonfieleii' e In what-
ovci lb.- jrovi'i nine nt tl. ought ueces-
suv e eitntn inded onlj two voles, In-
steMei of this, a lo'olutlon was aelopteel
e illlng fm tin- iirnie llato foimatlon
oi a lionu- defense- lo-.ee
I Loul Salisl-uiv has i ailed another
cabinet count II, wulcb will meet l-'rt-
lay or Patitnliv to coi.Mdor the sit-
RUSSIA AND PERSIA.
St. Petersburg Press on the Action
of tho Czai'o Governmer;.
I St. Peteisbeus .1 in II - Tin news-
pupils lieu- e-splcss Imi.ii'iu-" ititisfac-
tloii at tin- P-i.slan lo i of "..., mi i.ijmi
lollhles to be Jloatod by th Loan Dial;
of I'eislt, i Kifsiati iustltul'on, but
'think Kusda show -d ev-isslv.- hi II-
I'lov lu not Itu In ling tho cii-te.m lnu:f-
es of th juiin ot P.-i"lan tJnif anion-
I the gu.u autoes. Thev Utge- the piompt
l)iilldlu;r oi" a. t.iili nil as tin best
. me ms eii shutting uiil lli clilms or
1 either l) itlolis
The HeroKl sees (.tiaurdiiiary sl.-ui-fleam
i' in the coin Inslmi of the airange
llient. v.hle-li, it sas, shiw.s Jtus-iia is
le-solvcel to ptotcct lie-i Inl-iesls In
Peisia In a iloutnilned l.tshlon. Tho
paper alto sajs It thinks lei many will
not bo envious of Husslan stuiess,
"wlileh c.iti In ii-gaieled as jtitfla's
eompen-atlon lor Samoa,"
The other papers sUj) the- Hist thins
I'cisla mis lit to do is to estlngulsh her
Indebtedness to (ireat lirltain and thui
legaln her fiiedom ot aetlon In the
piovlueo of ais.
Loudon, Jan. HI. Tho war ofllcit Ins
Is md tell addltlonil casualty li-l of the
Kittle ot bpio.l Kip Jiuuuiy SI and of
the i ligascmenH ,u Vcntors Spruit, Jan
u.iiy 17 and Jnnu .r .-. The .iciditlonul
iiiil number IJi men killed, ni wounded
and i.J mi-li.g. a te tul of 91 Witji 174
additional cisuiltle.e given lor tho light
lug at Ventors Spult, the total less sines
the bcglnrlg of tlto win Is plaeeei at 'J T)8
Pension Clerk Guilty of Murder.
Wasllrgton, Jan 21, HenJamln H.
Piiellwhltc, a marrlid nun, 4." iurB ot
age, und a clerk lu the pension ofllee,
at tho time of tlto deed. Unlay vvas found
guilty of the murder in August last of a
gill namod Llzzlo WcUscnborgor. n jears
of age. Tho evidence showed he had
been guilty of Improper relations with,
r -f f -f -I- -f -f s).
WEATHER FORECAST. t
f Washington, Jan. 31. Poreiast
f for ThuiMluy end Prlday: Kor t-
f eastern Petinslvania, fair and sv
f continued cold Thursday; Friday 4-
f fair and not so cold; diminishing J
f northv.eptc-rly winds. .