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The Somerset Herald
CDWiRD SCCLL, Editor and Proprietor.
It seems from the Democratic con
ference in Chicago that the managers
of the party are fjr thec l i ticket and
the old result.
The character of this season's coru
husts indicate a mild winter, and the
number of theia beepeaks a great Re
publican victory next year.
On e vote in Ulica, N. Y., elected an
alderman and made the board Repub
lican. The importance of a single vote
is frequently illustrated in American
Seven years ago the foreign Jrade of
the Uuited States reached $1,(00,000,000
for the first time, and this year it will
go beyond $2,000,000,000. Uiide Sam's
varieties of expansion are an interest
The late Vice President liobirt was
the sou of a country school-leaciier, and
began his business career with a capital
of f 1 50. In opportunities for poor boys
of the right stamp no country is equal
to the United States.
Ix Oxe respect the British have an
advantage calculated to worry Oom
PauL They can call out another army
corps if they lose a battle, whereas the
Boer President can do no more than
rally the remnants for another trial.
Mr. Bryan asys the people fail to
make the proper distinction between a
standard dollar and a credit dollar.
Bryan assumes to be very learned about
different varieties of dollars, but unless
their valus is one hundred cents the
American people have no use for them.
Says the Harrisburg Telegraph:
"Those Insurgeuts who are going to
Washington to protest against the seat
ing of Senator Quay will have to ex
plain what they intend to do with that
half a million dollar that they have
raise! as a corruption fund. Then the
chickens will come hoaie to roost."
Thocgh without a national reputa
tion when nominated for Vice Presi
dent, Garret A. Hobart was equal in
every way to the duties of the position,
anl illustrated, with honor to himself
ani advantage to the country, theca
picity of an American citizen to rise at
sh rt notice to high responsibilities.
The death of Mr. Hobart creates a
vacancy in the office of Vice President
t tat can not be tilled before the next
presidential election. Senator Fry,
President pro tern, of the United States
8 mate, will assume the duties of Vice
President, but will not assume the of
fice. Should President McKinley die,
hi would be succeeded by John Hay,
Sicretary of State.
The contrast between an Adminis
tration which is compelled to Issue
bnds in a time of profound peace to
meet the ordinary expenses of the Gov
ernment, and one which, even while
conducting an expensive war, is able to
buy back millions of dollars' worth of
the bonds, is a very sharp one, and
should furnish a very instructive object-lesson
to the voters of the country.
Ix the dispatches from the seat of
war in South Africa for the past fort
night, as given out by the British War
0:lice, we have only the hunter's story
of his fight with the bear. They des
cribe bloody repuisesof the Boers, brill
iant bayonet charges by the British,
and indicate in a vagoe way that the
campaign is only a picnic for John
BulL The bear has not yet had a
chance to tell his story of the fight
Meantime, it is significant that the
chief practical result of these Boer de
feats is that, the British are more and
wire closely .hemmed in, aaJ their dif
ficulties increased. -
Colonel McCli re, of the Philadel
atWphia Times, said to a New York
Tribune reporter the other day that he
regarded the rece. "lections as one
of the cleanest -cut .ategical moves
ever made in the arena of American
politic. As a military genius like Na
poleon or Grant would plau a cam
paign, the Republican managers plan
ned theirs, and their opponents march
ed into the meshes of their tactical
manoeuvres, with the natural results,
that they are now at the mercy of their
captors having held Ohio to make
McKinley the Republican nominee,
and losing Nebraska, to insure Bryan
a bis Democratic opponent
The trial of the suit brought by the
City of Pittsburg against State Senator
William Fiinn for $200,000 damages by
reason of the defendant having unlaw
fully obtained from former city officials
$113,000, was commenced before Judge
White, without a jury, Monday morn
ing The case has excited great public
interest, the people being auxious to
know whether the great reform boss re
ally did beguile the city officials of the
pjople'a cash, and it is to be hoped that
th j trial will bring out the facts. The
testimony elicited at Monday's hear
in $ disclosed that Fliun had gotten
$118,000 from the city officials, but
whether it was private funds of the of
ficials, or money belooging to the city,
was not fully shown, although a pretty
good guess can be formed.
Aocixaldo is pretty hard pressed
t'teae days. He may elude the troops
for a few weeks longer. Possibly he
may escape from the island altogether,
and go to Asia or Europe. The end in
any case, however, will be the same.
Most of his army will be captured, and
the rest of it so thoroughly dispersed
that it will never get together again.
We presume the Government at Wash
ington would not make any especial
efforts to bead Aguinaldo off if he were
trying to escape to the outside world.
The prime object is the capture of bis
army, and this can not be delayed
much longer. It is pretty clear, in any
event, that the Tagal rebellion is on iu
last legs, despite the aid it got and ex
pected still to get from the great party
whose victory in the recent elections all
the Filipino rebels prayed for.
Admiral Dewey's private affairs
are his own, and criticism of the trans
fer of his borne would be out of place
except for the fact that the gift of that
home to him by popular subscription
made the property of semi-public in
terest and gave those who bought it, at
lea 4, a right to express themselves on
I he propriety of dUDosinzof it aa flow.
y did. They did so ex press themselves, j
oa wun a swiuness and emphasis that
left no doubt an to the public mind in
the matter. It is difficult to determine
who was the more to blame, Dewey in
oWding the people' gift to his newly. '
married wife, or she in accepting it. '
Under the storm of public sentiment,
the houre has since been promptly
deeded to young Dewey, and the ex
planation accompanying this latest
transaction will be taken at what it is
E5DED BOW, BATS OTIS.
Filipino Congress Scattered Sever to Xeet
Ma Hi la, November 24. Bautista, Pres
ident of the Filipioo Congress, presented
himself to General MacArthur to-day and
formally renounced all further connec
tion with the insurrection. Ha waa one
of the influential Filipinos who hesitated
at the beginning of the war as to which
side to cast bis lot. He was offered a
Judgeship of the Supreme Court, but de
clined. He now announces that be desires to
accept the position, and ay the Filipino
Congress and Cabinet are scattered, never
to reassemble. Koine of the members, he
adds, have returned to their home, while
others are fleeing for safety. M any of the
Congressmen have resigned, and be be
lieves the Filipiuo soldiers will lay down
their arm everywhere a soon as they
learn the truth.
General Otis summarizes the situation
in Luzon in a dispatch to the War De
partment in which he says that the Filip
ino Government can no longer claim to
exist, that its troops and official are scat
tering, and that Aguinaldo is in hiding.
The dispatch follows:
"Claim to government by Filipino can
be made no longer under any fiction ; its
Treasurer, Secretary Interior and Presi
dent of Congress in our hands; its Presi
dent and remaining Cabinet officers in
biding, evidently in different central Lu
ton provinces: its generals and troops in
small bands scattered through these prov
ince acting as banditti, or dispersed play
ing the role of Amigoes, with arms con
cealed. Ear Hit Coda Titud Him.
Elktos, Md., Nov. 2L J. W. Boyer.of
Rock Hall, who died at tbe ase of S) last
night, bad dispelled all possible doubt as
to whether his coffin would suit and fit
him. Anticipating an early taking off,
be went several years ago to G. E. Leary
A Son' factory and selected heavy tim
ber and had it sawed to make his coffin.
When the bu rial case was finished Mr.
Buyer carefully tslretched himself out in
it to make sure that its dimensions would
be all right, and, getting out and yawn
ing with evident satisfaction, he ex
"Yes; that'll do first-rater'
Mr. Boyer had always maintained that
tli6 ordinary coffin was made of too light
timber, aud wanted to be buried in heavy
Aided a Brother to Via a Bride.
Akkapolis. Md., Nov. 28. If Lloyd
Lowndes, Jr., had not had a twin brother,
Richard, be might not have been married
at Chillioothe, Ohio, last week. The
twins are aons of Governor Lowndes, of
Maryland. The bride was Mis May
Campbell Quiun, daughter of J. C. Quinn,
vice president of tbe First National bank
Lloyd and Richard Lowndes haveoften
been mistaken for each other. Richard
has been married several year. Re
cently he was going west when hewa
approached on the train by a young man,
who slapped him familiarly on tbe back
and said : "Hello, Lloyd, you are going
to pass through my town, and I want you
to stop off and spend th night with nie."
Richard said that be was not Lloyd, but
tbe other insisted that be was. Richard
allowed himself to be persuaded to stop
over at Chillioothe. Among tbe people
he met there was Miss Quinn, to w hom
he was introduced as his host's old col
lege chum, Lloyd Lowndes. Tbe ac
count of tbe visit interested Richard'
brother so much that Lloyd entered into
correspondence with Miss Quinn, and
fiually went to Chillioothe to visit ber.
It is related that Miss Quinn diti not dis
cover tbe difference between the two
brothers, and that when Lloyd finally
told ber he had a hard time to convince
her of the truth.
Xilliom to Raise Sheep.
Billixis, Mont, Nov. 2d Represen
tatives of an American-English syndi
cate have options on tbe best sheep
ranches and best-watered land in this
se.Mion for tbe purpose of consolidating
thi ranches into one large company.
Already options on nearly 101,03) head
of sheep and 500.0JO acres of ths finest
sheep-raisin? land in the State have been
obtained. The representatives of the
syudlc.ito in Montana are C ilonel E. C.
Waters and Edward J. Morrison, of
Billing, bth experienced and success
ful sheep men.
Bart Reiss, of Near York, is counsel
and organizer of the company, which
will be known as tbe Consolidated Mon
tana Sheep and Lamb Company, with a
capital of $10,000,000.
Turkey Too Big to be Eaten.
Clistos, la., Nov. 2" John McCor
mick, a fanner, whi resiJa across the
river in Illinois, owus a bronse turkey
gobbler which towers into tbe air five
feet and weighs 65 pounds.
Its legs at tbe feet are an inch and a
half in dia neter, while close to the body
they are the sizs of an ordinary man's
arm at the elbow. Tbe bird' wings
measure seven feet from tip to tip. Tbe
turkey is tw J years old, and never wan
d era away from home.
Ho Ua Swindler.
There is a slick swindler operating in
various solutions of this state. His vio-
tiius are chiefly hotel men. He has a new
name for every town be strikes, and
work the following game: He will go
to a hotel and claim that he has a car load
of western horse coming, and then gets
sale notice printed, engages an auc
tioneer, eeenrea stabling for hi horses,
and make arrangements for their sale.
Then, on the pretext of lakiug a little
cash to pay the freight, he borrow all
tbe money he can from tbe hotel man
and horsemen, and skips to parts un
known, leaving printer, hotel, et., in
tbe lurch. He is described as being
about 55 years old. nearly six feet tall,
wears glasses which cover one defective
eye, has a abort, dark beard, and ia a
good talker, with a German accent.
Graia-0 Briags Relief
to the coffee drinker. Coffee drinking is
a habit that is universally indulged in and
almost as universally injurious. Have
you tried Grain-O? It isalinost likeuonee
UDHeu the stomach, ruins the digestion,
affects the heart and disturb th whole
nervous system. Grain-O tone op the
stoms.-h, aids digestion and strengthen
tbe nerves. There ia nothing but nour
ishment in Grain O. It can't be other
wise. 15 and 25c. per package.
Item f IaUreiC
R. Rewell Wright, a retired merchaut of
Bedford, died in Washington. D. C. in
th forty-seventh year of his age, on
Wednesday. Mr. Wright, who held a
responsible position with tba Bedford
Spring Company, bad been in poor
health for about two months and hrl
started to North Carolina in tbe hope or
receiving improvement. He became too
ill to travel and died, as stated b ve.
la the issue between the National Coun
cil of the Jonior Order of United Amer
ican Mechanic and the State Conncil nf
Pennsylvania, w herein the latter refused
to pay ma nxed per capita tax to th
National organization, the Supreme
Judiciary of tbe Order, sitting In Phil
adelphia innrsoay rendered a decision
sustaining the National Council. Th
State Council or Pennsylvania la ordered
to pay it per capita tax by January 10,
lyou, or lose It charter.
DEWXT CUT TO TEZ QUICK.
Admiral Eeieat CritieUm ef Hi Action
ia Presenting Eons to Hi Wire.
Xrs. Dewey Deedi Property to
th Admiral's Boa.
Admiral Dewey, who wa harshly crit
icized for making a deed for tbe Wash
ington resideuoe presented to him by tbe
American people over to hi wife, gave
the following statement to the news
"Wbeo I made over this house to my
wife I thought I was doing the most
gracious act that an American gentleman
could. It seem that I waa mistaken.
Mrs. Dewey understood belter than I did
the feeling of the people, and at first de
clined to permit tbe house to be trans
ferred to her. She did consent only after
an arrangement bad been effected where
by not only tbe house, but her entire per
sonal fortune, which is considerable, was
to ultimately go to my son George.
"I would never have believed It possi
ble that the American people who lately
applauded me could so suddenly turn on
me. Where I was a hero two month
ago I am now reduced to such a position
that certain people cannot say things too
villanous, too scurrilous about roe; and
no one defends me. If I bad known bow
much trouble, how much abuse waa to
ome upon me as the result of accepting
this house, I would never have taken it.
"When I sailed into Manila bay over
dangerous groan d, with death and even
worse in front of me, I little thought in
such a brief period after I returned to my
native land the American people would
countenance such monstrous attacks up
on me because I was doing what I con
sidered to be the most gracious thing I
could do, to present my home to my
"I do not intend to arraign the entire
American people for the act of a few.
But I am cut to the quick. I never have
felt so badly in my life. I want the
Americans to know it I want them to
know that if I could I would return to
tbe contributors to tbe fund the bouse
purchased with their money. If I should
continue to feel as I do now, I would cut
It alL throw up everything, go on tbe
retired list and go abroad. In fact, I feel
so discouraged and so worn out that I
scarcely know what I will do. I hardly
feel like living jn a country where 1 can
be attacked in so outrageous a manner
without being defended by anyone.
"The American people are not through
with ine yet When the American people
wanted me to command a fleet and to
ail into Manila harbor, I did my duty
as I saw it aud as I believe a sailor
should. And if thry want me now, or at
some future time, to command another
fleet my life and my sword are always
at the dixposal of my country. But"
aid tbe admiral, pointing to a local
newspp r containing a number of letters
abusing him, "when I think that in all
probability the writers of these letters are
tbe very ones who, two months ago, were
professing the greatest admiration and
love for me and are now trying to rend
me and my domestic happiness to pitces,
it disgusts me with the whole affair. And
if it were not fur my country, I would
wish that I bad never fongbt tbe battle
of Manila, a I now wish I bad never
taken this bouse.
"As for conveying it to my wife to
avoid tbe payment of any debts orobli
gationa, I can only say that I have never
had any debts. I have always had a
horror of them and of bills ; and as far
as I know to-day, I have but two bills in
the world, those being for domestic
Spanish Prisoners Seaeh Manila.
Makii.a, Nov. 27. Three hundred
Spaoisb prisoners, who escaped from
their captor before the American ad
vance, including civil officials of rank,
who bad been in the bands of the Fili
pino for more than a year, and many
officers, have arrived at Manila during
tbe past week. Francisco Reyes brought
100 of them from General Wbeaton. They
were a motley-appareled and bearded
company. Some were ill, aud had to be
carried from Tayug to San Fabian in
A delegation of these former prisoners
have visited Major General Otis in order
to thank bim for his hospitality, which
included the furnishing of food and
clothes. Senor Jamarillo, the Spanish
commissioner, is mating arrangement
to send them to Spain on board of Span
Buencamino has been lodged 1n com
fortable quarters at the police station,
with his family. Other persona are not
allowed to communicate with him. He
is classed as being the most slippery per
sonage connected with the insurrection.
He was a colonel in the Spanish army,
and a traitor to Spain.
At tbe time of tbe first insurrection he
tried to sell out to the Filipiuos, and his
present imprisonment excites no sym
pathy among bis own people, while the
Spaniards think it is mistaken leniency
for the Americans to refrain from shoot
ing him on the Luneta, the fate dealt out
to better men in the anti-Spanish upris
ing. Aguinaldo' youngest child, who was
recently christened at Tarlac with great
ceremony, died, and waa buried at Day
amban in Aguinaldo's flight
General Wheaton reports that natives
have threatened violence to Aguinaldo's
mother, s he is now sheltered in a con
vent with a guard. General Otis has
ordered ber to be brought to Manila for
Postal Kates to Colonies.
Washinotox, 1). C, November 23.
Postmaster General Charles Emory
Smith, in a general order to-day, for
mally declared all mail matter passing
between the United States and Porto Ri
oo, the Philippine Archipelago and Gu
am, or between these island possessions
of the United States, subject to the United
States domestic classification, conditions
and rates of postage. The same domestic
system also is extended to apply to all
mail matter sent by or addressed to per
sons in tbe United States military, naval
or civil service in Cuba or Hawaii.
Mails between the United States and
Cuba or Hawaii, or between Cuba and
Hawaii, or between them and Porto Rico,
Guam or the Philippines, not for or from
those in tbe Uuited States, remain sub
ject to postal union rates, and the parcels
post arrangement between the United
States and Hawaii continues in force.
The order further gives domestic rates to
letters between the American National
Red Cross Society and those connected
with its hospital service in Cuba, and
fixes registration fee at eight cents in all
rases, in addition to the lawful postage.
Parasr Shoot Two OiSssrs.
Massiield. O.. Nov. 27. Intense ex
citement prevails near Chicago Junction
over the killing of constable William
Smith and tbe probable fatal shooting of
Marshal J. T. Conklin. of Plvmonth. bv
Ezra Moore, a farmer.
The officer w ent to Moore' house to
levy an execution, and Moon, anizinir
botgun, shot Smith in tbe bead and
cookliu in the bead and shoulder. Smith
died in a few minutes.
Sheriff Ronk is reported to have pons
to the scene of tbe tragedy with a posse,
determined to take Moore, dead or alive.
Ooiud Teacher Want Fay.
B looms bcrq. Pa.. Nov. 20. Judee Lit-
tie decided yesterday that when J. H.
Eisenhower sue! for J-vi. the amount of
one month' salary, he forfeited the right
to recover pay for the remaining two
year or his contract Eisenhower was
appointed principal of tbe Centralia
High School for three years, beginning
l&XL After a year b was ousted for
political reasons, and sought to recover
full two years' pay. He Logan by suing
for on month' pay, which Judge Little
decide abut out all further claims.
E se ihower will appeal.
M'itlNLEY WEEPS 1ST
President, Cabinet, Jurists and Sen
ators Attend Vice Presi
NATION PAYS TRIBUTE.
Pater-sox, N. J., Nov. 25. All that
was mortal of Garret Augustus Hobart
thirty first Vice Presideut of tbe United
States, waa borue to the tomb thia after
uoon. The funeral honor for thia most
distinguished son of New Jersey were
simply in keeping with the character of
the man, but tbe tear-drop of thousands
of sincere mourner paid greater tribute
to bis memory than any funeral pomp or
ceremony that human ingenuity could
Tbe city of Paterson never mourned as
it mourned to-day. There never was a
greater gathering of New Jersey' fore
most citizens to pay funeral honors to
one of her sons while the nation was
represented by the President the Cabi
net aud the chief men of the legislative
and judicial branches of tbe government
Tbe stranger in Paterson ueeded only to
glance at tbe face in the silent sorrow
laden crowd around the church this af
ternoon to appreciate tbe force of these
clofclu g words of Rev. Dr. Magie's eulogy:
"Wear to lay iu the grave, 'the bouse
appointed for all living,' these mortal re
mains, but in our hearts Garret A. Ho
bart live and will live while life re
mains." Paterson is one of the great ist manu
facturing cities in tbe oountry, but there
was no whirl of wheels in iu great silk
mill to-day. Every industrial estab
lishment was closed, and the army of
toilers were out on the streets in Sunday
attire to join in tbe last honors to the man
w hom they respected and loved above all
of their townsmen. Flags everywhere at
half staff; drapings of black ou dwellings
as well as on public building; bit of
crepe or black rosettes on ooats these
were silent evidences of the universal
grief. But the voice of the city was
beard in tbe tolling of the bells, d leful
bells. Their monotonous dong, doug,
dong, mocked the glad sunshine and the
dancing breeze. It waa the deep note
of a sorrowful city and a mourning na
tion. What contrast to that gladsome
summer day only a little over three year
ago, when Paterson went wild with joy
in welcoming home Garret A. Hobart as
tbe Republic n Vice Presidential nomi
nee. All the arrangements for Mr. Hobart'
funeral were carried out without a hitch
or a marring incident Crowds of people
flocked to c'arroll Hall, the Hobart resi
dence, ud lined the streets leading to
tbe Church of the Redeemer hours before
tbe time set for tbe funeral.
During the services the chief magis
trate of tbe country bowed bis head in
his band. He waa visibly agitated.
There was scarcely a dry cheek in tbe
crowded edifice, and the widow was ap
parently the most composed.
There were thirty-two pall-bearers,
eight representing the United States Sen
ate, eight representing the House of Rep
resentatives, eight personal pall-bearers
selected by Mr. Hobart two months be
fore his death, and eight Senate police,
who carried the casket
In the throng were Senator from States
that were Territories before the war and
for years after. There were Hoar, of Mas
sachusetts, representing tbe old, and Bev
eridge, of Indiana, representing tbe new
in national life. There were John W.
Diuiel, of Virginia, representing the
Confederate soldier, and Hawley.of Con
necticut standing a a type of the Union
veteran, each of them to day as Senators
mourning tbe loss of their presiding offi
cer. There was Jones, of Arkansas, arm
in arm with Frye, of Maine.
From every State came men of broad
culture and prominence in national af
fairs to honor the memory of tbe illus
trious American, whose acknowledged
ability bad won bim a foremost place
among men of the time.
Saves Ken Convicted of On Murder.
Pottsville. Pa., November 25. The
jury in tbe case of tbe seven Lithuanians
charged with conspiracy aud being acces
sories in the killing of Joseph Rutkofska,
at William Penn, on September 24 last
to-day returned a verdict of murder in
tbe first degree in each instance. The
condemned men are Michael Bronosky,
aged 34 years, married ; Anthony Machu
las, aged 3U yeirs, single; Joseph Sach
inski, aged 21 years, single; Andress C
ress, aged 28 years, single; Peter Stenko
wicz, aged 21 years, single; Anthnry
Stenoowiez, aged 30 years, single; Jali
ous Stcnkowicz, aged 28 year, single.
Two uther defendants in the case, Adam
Rnuanoski and Charles Kutcbis, proved
an alibi during the trial of the case, aud
they were acquitted.
It was proven tbat a secret organiza
tion, to which the defendants belonged,
plotted to kill Joseph Rutkofska, who bad
incurred the enmity of two members of
the society. Rutkofska was coaxed from
bis house into t'e front yard at night and
was then surrounded, one of them split
ting his head open with an axe, which in
jury caused bis death.
Two of the eleven defendant in the
case were not tried at this term of court.
Hew Speaker's I iberal Ideas.
Washington. D. C, Nov. 25. General
Henderson's hold upon his ptrty is so
strong and tbe Ripab'.iiun m ij rity so
strong that he may attempt gro.it things
iu the next Congress,
He h lds that the United Stttes is not
a clioip country, and tbtt legislation
should be shaped on a large and liberal
scale, lie is iu favor of developing Amer
ican commerce, and approves th buil d
lngof the Nicaraguan Canal.
He bas always favored liberal Civil
War pensions, and has naver bsen 'le
to understand how anyjone could opp we
applications from all wii.iw orplimi
and other dependents of the nnn wa
fought to make and keep the nation wli-it
it is. Oi the pension question h hat
made bis worst enemies. The granting of
liberal pensions will not bach'tloi
account of General Hendonou's elec
tion to the Speakership.
Saved By a Bra re Biy.
Bra7.il, Ind., Nov. 26. Tbe courage
aud presence of miuJ of 14 year old
Frank William prevented a disastrous
wreck on tbe Vandrlia railroad to-day.
Williams waa coming from Knigbtsville
to this city, when he uotictd a broken
rail which had been piessed out of posi
tion by a freight train. He heard the
west bound pssseoger train whisils for
the Knigbtsville station. Knowing that
the train did not stop there, the hoy ran
np tbe track, and when he sighted tbe
train stoi between ths rails aud waved
his bat . The engineer, seeing tbe boy
' would not leave the track, reversed tbe
lever and applied the air brake, stopping
j tbe train within a fjw fejtof ttn br.ko
rail. Tbe engineer said be was running
50 mile an hour when be saw tbe boy.
and had the engine struck the broken
rail at such great speed a fearful wrack
would have resulted.
Ttylor a Bar Winner
Fraxkfobt, Ky., Nov. 2" Tbe State
Court of Appeals to day overruled the
motion to dissolve the mandamus com
pelling the Goebel election officr to
correct an error by which General W.
8. Taylor, the Republican caudidate for
Goveraor, 'ost 119s vote cast for him.
Besides assuring Taylor of the 119S
votes In question, it destroy the only
pretext under which the Goebelites could
throw out th vo'.i of Kuox and Lewis
P0UK 15 PAXHT BLAIK.
Satobery of Mother nd Her Thrs Chil
dren. Wii.LiAMsroHT, 1., Nov. 22. Tbe
bodies of two murdered children were
found beneath a haystack a mile north
of Montgomery, this county, to day. A
searching party which to-night wei-t
over the premise discovered tbe bodies
of a third child, and the mother of the
three, concealed in an outhouse. A war
rant baa been issued for Abraham Hum
mel. Three week go Hummel, who is a
rag peddler, mairied a widow named
Yeagel, who had three children. They
went to housekeeping on Hummel' lit
tle farm near Montgomery. Two week
ago neighbor of the Huininels noticed
tbat the two eldest children were miss
ing. Yesterday the Huuimet preiuiso
were deserted, and neighbor went to th
place and began a ean:b.
Near the barn to-day they iouud a
piece of burlap, which was smeared with
blood. Ou one side of a straw stack la
the barnyard tbe straw appeared to have
been disturbed, and in removing a por
tion the gbasty bodios of the children
lay revealed. Their head were battered
and tbey bore tbe general appearance of
having been dead at least two week.
Blood in the house hows where the chil
dren bad been murdered. Hummel,
who has been arrested, declares he ia innocent
Fraud ia th Jury List.
Distrct Attorney A. H. Woodward, of
Clearfield county, swore out warrants,
Fiiday charging Sheriff David D. Gin
gery aud Jury Commissioner Millard
F. Johnson and Joseph A. Phillips, with
perjury, conspiracy and common law
misdemeanor in drawing the jurors for
the December term of court which was to
convene the first Monday cf next month.
This charge grows out of an investiga
tion made Thursday by Singleton Bell
and G. M. Bilgsr, attorneys for the Clear
field Republican, the editors of w hich
paper are defendants in a suit on the list
for trial at this term.
On examination of the records in the
Prothouolary's office it was found that
apparently '12 of the 24 name on tbe
Grand Jury drawu bad never been in
the whtl and must have been substi
tuted when the December jury was
drawn. Of the 50 jurors drawn for Oyer
and Terminer and General Jail Delivery
Court 44 names, it is alleged, are fraudu
lent The name are in a large measure made
up of the Democrats who have been sup
porting Matt Savage in his factioual
tights in the Democratic party in the
county, although there are some who
have not been supporting him of late.
Tbe Republican, notwithstanding its
name, is a Democratic paper, but its ed
itors have uot trained with Mr. Savage.
WH3 3LEW UP THE MAISEt
United State Government Hot on Trail
of Three Spaniards.
Officials of tbe United States Govern
ment after months of secret investiga
tion, have discovered the explosive used
in blowing up tbe war-s'iip Maine in Ha
vana Harbor, on February 15, l.S.
It was guncotton.
S-vin hundred pounds of it were used,
and it was the property of tbe Spanish
It was sent from Barcelona, Spain, to
Admiral Manterola, the Admiral com
manding the port of Havana, a month
before the destruction of tbe Maine.
Six cases, each containing 350 pounds
pf guncotton. were received at Havana.
The contents of two of the boxes, 700
pounds, were either stolen from the mag
azine where the stuff was stored or taken
away with the knowledge of the officials
Admiral Manterola' records will un
doubdtedly show tbe names of bis subor
dinates who had direct control of the ex
plosives, and in that way tbe identity of
the authors and executioners of tbe plot
to destroy the Maine may be discovered.
Tbe Government at Washington has
been or soon will be in possession of all
the facta relating to the new discoveries.
It will piobably solicit tbe assistance of
the Spanish Government in securing the
punis'tment of the authors of the crime.
Murderer Balk Juitic.
Ei.kton, Md, November 24 Another
tragedy followed close upon tbe premed
itated shooting of pretty Rhoda Jackson,
the 10 year-old girl, who was killed near
Aiken last night by Silas White.
The same crazy mentality that led to
the murder caused tbe assailant to seek
his own life, probably not long after be
bad slaiu tbe girl for whom be bad a fond
ness tbat prevented bim from taking in
good part her parents' objections to bis
Tbe parent of the murdered girl never
thought seriously of White's attention to
their daughter, but told bim he could not
call, as she was too young to entertain
company. White was a son of the late
Captain Edward White, and was twenty-
eight years of age. He bas always had
an excellent reputation, being sober and
industrious. He hunted and fished for a
While the authorities of towns and cit
ies within a radius of fifty miles of the
scene of the murder were watching for
the murderer of Miss Jackson, he was se
er tfd in the woods in the rear of the
Jackson homestead. Under a cedar tree
upon a little knoll, whence he could see
all that occurred. White had waited sev
erat hours, and then, placing the revolver
to his left temple, bad sent a bullet plow
ing through bis bead. When found he
bad been dead for hours.
Croker Says Bryan Is It
New York. Nov. 27. Richard Croker,
who is to sail for E irops to-morrow, was
interviewed to-day at the Democratic
cluh. He said :
"I want to say before my departure for
Europe tbat William J. Bryan will be the
stanard-bearer of tbe Democratic party in
tbe next national campaign. Tbe fight
will be made against trusts and imperial-
Ism and Mr. Bryan ia tbe only man to
lead such a fight Tammany Hall will
give him its heartiest support you may
rest assured of tbat. No running mate
for Mr. Bryan has been selected yet Sev
eral name have been under considera
tion, but no decision ha been arrived
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LSritB TO MSA. FISKBAM MO. 7,104
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I had suffered for years with dropsy;
the veina in my limbs burst caused
from the pressure of the water. I had
the worst kind of kidney trouble, faint
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at a time. I also had female weakness
and the doctor said there was a tumor
in my left side. The pain I had to
stand were something dreadful. A
friend handed me alittle book of yours,
so I got your medicine and it has saved
my life.. I felt better from the first
bottle. The bloating and the tumor
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Compound and hope others may find
relief aa I have done from it nse."
Miss N. J. LocKHiAjtT, Box 16, Eur.
Only the women who have suffered
with female troubles can fully appre
ciate the gratitude of those who hm
been lestored to health.
Mrs. Pinkham responds quickly and
vrithoutcharge to all letters from suffering-women.
Her address is Lynn, Una.
"ft An III Wind
That Blows Nobody Good."
That small ache or pain or
weakness is the "ill wind"
that directs your attention to
the necessity of purifying
your blood by taking Hood s
SarsapzrilU. Then your
whole body receives good,
for the purified blood goes
tingling to every organ, it
is the great remedy for all
ages and both sexes.
Dyspepsia - " cW
Svrsnd kidney trouble. I suffered for
years from dyspepsu. tviih seven pns.
Hood's Srspr3U made me strong and
hearty." J. B. Emerion. Auburn. Me.
Z fencti Sauafa
Mood i Win cure BTftJIli; th on-lrrtistln n
oW fH.rtlr to Uke with IhiubVi wrUI.
Personally-Conducted Tonr via Penneyl
SKASON OK 1&O-1J00.
The Pennsylvania Ratlroad Company
announces the following Personally-Conducted
Tours for the season oi ls'" and
Mexico and California. A forty five
day tour will leave New York, Philadel
phia, Uarrisburg, aud Pittsburg, Februa
ry 13. Fourteen day will be spent in
Mexico and eighteen in California The
party will travel over tbe entire route by
the "Mexico and California Special," the
finest train that crosses tbe comment
Florida. Four tours to Jacksonville
will leave New York and Philadelphia
January 23, February 6 and 20, aud
March 6. The first three of these admit
of a sojourn of two weeks in tho "Flowery
State." Tickets for the fourth tour will
be good to return by regular trains until
May 31, 1000.
Tickets for the above tours will be sold
from-all principal point on the Penn
sylvania Railroad. For deUiled itinera
ries, giving rates and full information,
adJress Tbos. K Watt Passenger Agent
Western District Pittsburg; B. Cour
laender, Jr., Passenger Agent Baltimore
District Baltimore; C. Studds, Passen
ger Agent Southeastern District Wash
ington ; or Geo. W. Boyd, Assistant Gen
eral Passenger Agent Philadelphia.
W. L. Elkins proposes to found in Phil
adelphia a college for girls.
It I estimated that the esfatA of Vice
President Hobart is worth ,000,000. Hi
heir is Garret A. Hobart. Jr.
Lumber pricwi are still advancing, and
there is no telling where thev will stop.
Within a year they hsve ad vancrd seventy-five
Tho will of Major John A. Iocnn was
made in Chicago, May 14. I W just before
he left for Cuba. His estate is given to
his wife absolutely.
Tbe record for a round trip betwrpn
Manilla and Ssn Francisco is heM hv the
United States transport George W. Elder,
which made the round trip in 51 days.
Mr Mary Mnrkel Wright, of M uncie.
Ind.. has been declared insane result
of religion excitement. She bad been
fasti for five day, and announced that
next day at hieh noon she would sacrifice
her lft-year old daughter on the altar, and
then go out and comfort the world.
J iimes Mcfan, for years the undis
puted Republican leader of Philadelphia,
died Thursday, aeed 7S years When the
People's bank, of which he vii president,
closed with th Filicide of Cashier John
S. Hopkins. Mr. McManes personally de
posited fVW.000 in the bank vaults to
make good all losses.
Although a eancu of Hons Republi
can will be held Friday evening to take
action on the Roberts esse. It is not to be
made a party matter. Tbe caucus ia sim
ply to relieve Speaker Henderson of tbe
neoftsaity of declaring on his own respon
sibility against tbe Utah man when he
comes forward to be sworn.
John Gnyer, agfd 21 years. nd his
brother George, of Dudley. Huntingdon
conntv. w-ent gunning Friday, and during
th day they became separated. John's
failure to retnrn led to a n-h next dv.
when hi body was found in th wood,
A bullet bad pierced him through thesb-
domen. He hail been "calling" wild
turkeys, and it is believed he was f.hot in
mistake by some unknown hunter.
Farly Saturdav morning fonr masked
burglars entered the house of Samuel O.
Marshall, treasurer of Shesrquin town
ship, Bradford county, and holding Mr.
Marshall and family at the point of their
revolvers they broke open hi safe and
robbed him of 12rt in cash, a costly g ld
watch, a silver watch and wife' pock
boV containing $KX The members of
the family were then bound fast to their
EMery P. Ingham, ex United States
district attorney, of Philadelphia, and
his law partner and former assistant
Harvey K. Newitt, were Thursday sen
tenced by Judge McPheraon to impris
onment for two years and six month and
to pay a fine o' ft and the costs of their
trial for conspiracy in attempting to bribe
a secret service operative in connection
with the big Lmcaster revenue stam p
William Anthony, bolter known as
"Brave Bill" Anthony, died at the Pres
byterian hospital. New York, Friday,
half n benr after be had swallowed a
q lantity of cocaine at one of the Central
park entrance. He was the man who,
February 15, 1S0S, when the battleship
Mi ne waa blown up in Havana harbor,
re-mrted to Captain Sigsbee in tbe famous
word. "Sir, I have the honor to report
thtt the ship baa been blown up and is
To amuse a child. Mis My Burns, of
Baltimore, fastened a toy balloon to a
12,500 brooch, while riding on a train uear
Kinsley, Kansas. The car window waa
open, and a sudden gui-t of wind carried
tbe balloon and brooch out into tbe open
with the train running away from them
at the rate of forty mile an hour. Miss
Burns offer fcjOO reward for tbe recovery
of tbe jewelry, aud cowboys by tbe score
are scouring the neigbboibocd looking
for tbe little red balloon and its costly
For the Disposal of Gen- Agninaldo.
Washington Nov. 27. Considerable
interest is being taken inofficial circles
as to tbe disposition of Aguinaldo in case
of capture. Some persons say that tbe best
solution would be his death in action, but
this is not expectel. Should he be cap
ture I, Geu. Otis will undoubtedly await
instructions from Washington as to the
treatment he should accord him. Should
Aguinaldo escape to Hong K-ng tbe
United State could not as a matter of
rightask for his surrender, aud tbe Pres
ident would therefore most probably de
termine to leave tbe insurgent leader
alone. Infoonneclion with the disposition
of Aguinaldo in case of capture, tbe au
thorities would have to consider tbe ef
fect of the policy upon the natives.
When the insurrection is finally sub
dued a civilian or a commission will be
enttojovern tbe Philippine. Tbe arch
ipelago will be divided iuto four military
departments, the island of Luzoi in two.
over which Gns. Law ton aud McArtbur
ill probably preside. Gen. Ot'm needs
a rest and is expected to return to tbe
United Ststea when he is satisfied there
is no longer any need of bis remaining
Friday, Dec. 8. 1899.
At I Mock P M.,
the fallowing dim-ribod rual Ute, t "it
All Hie rlifhU title, Interest, claim auJ de
mand of VV lUmui kWJhII, of. In sod to . cer-
,P.r i. ..joiuing laud. 01 .er
Knew? j"re '"' ' "VJ 0tV
having themm rr.ct.-d twoouesml oiie-hulf-5,Vy
Swrfimg horn, aiabl and ojher Ut
fcsllWmgs. with ltieappuru-n.ices. Heliit the
i?me Plee of land conveyed to i-ouiss, ken
by deed f Kets HtieeU and WuL
Su u, by their stiorney Id facU
Johnson, dated II Oct and ort:; "
lel Kecord lor Somerset county, ui. p.
Taken In execution and to be sold aa the
property at William Kendall, at the suit of
Win. 11. Zufkll's use.
All the rls-ht title. Interest, claim and de
mand of J. H. McMillen. of. In and to the fol
lowing dri-rlled real estate, to-wit :
o 1 The undivided ooe-thlrd Interest In
a certain truet of la id situute In Mlddlecretk
Uwnliip, .Somerset county. Hi., containing
ami acres more or less, about "i) acres clear, bal-an.-e
timber, adjoin, ng lands of -r
rs-hinuck. Valentine Hay and others, havin
thereon erected a oue-tory log house au.1
suUile- eertain farm or tract of land situ
ate in Lower Turkey foot towu.hip, somerset
county. Pa., containing ) acres and allow
ance, ) aeres clear, balance timber, adjoining
lands of Noah Fletcher, the Philip r.ulhvu
tract, Hehweibeni Lumber Company, ana
tract No , baviug thereon erected, a one ami
oiihslf-story frame dwelling house, stable
and other outbuilding.
No. . A certain tract of land situate In
Lower Turkey-foot township, -omersel coun
ty. Pa., containing S7 acre in.re or I.sk, two
acres clear, balance timber. Adjoining lands of
t'owen and tract No.
No. 4. A certain tract of land situate In
Lower Turkey-foot township, omerset eouu
tp. Pa., containing I 'O acres more or less. 5
acres clear, balance timber, adjoining lands
of Srhwelbeni Lumber.'otnpaiiy, David Har
baiiKh and others, with the appurtenances.
Taken In execution and to be sold as the
property of J. K. McMiileu at Uie suit of
All the rlsht, title. Interest, claim and de
mand of W. H. Hepler. of. In and to the fol
lowing described eal eLnte, to-wit:
No. K Two and one-hair lots of ifmund sit
uate Iu theUiinKeriturvey to .Meyersdale oor
oi;h, (Somerset county, Pa., and known and
numbered on the plan of Mild survey as Iota
N'.Hi. 3:1, and bounded on the north by
Hill street, south by Olinifer street, cant by an
alley and went by Ciuy street.
No. & A certain lot of ground situate aa
afore aid, belnif lot No. S, bounded on the
north by Olmccr street, south by Summit
street, east by lot No. Sf7 and west by Clay
No- 3. A certain lot of ground sltua'e as
aforesaid, bounded on the north by .linger
street, sou In by nuinniltst reel, east by fourth
street, west by lot No. Ski, and known aud
numbered as lot
No 4. Two certain lots of ground situateas
aforesuld. known as lots No. -EM and
bounded on the north by Ollniier street, ent-l
by lot No. :tl. west by Clay street, and south
by Hunimil mreet.
Taken In execution and to tie sold as the
amperty of W. U. Bepler, at the suit of A. L.
AH the right, title, interest, claim and de
mand of Ben Cramer, of, in and to a certain
piece or parcel of land situate In Lincoln
township, (Somerset county. Pa., Obtaining 5
seres more or lets, adjoining lands ot John
ilrant, Joseph tgline, Harrison Kmert and
Moses Ktearn, haTinx a twu-story frame
dwelling house, a one-story dwelling house
and stable thereon erected, with the appur
tenances. Taken In execution and to be sold as the
property of Ben Cramer, at the suit of Henry
AH the right title. Interest, claim and de
maud of Surah How I in, of. in and to a cer
tain piece or parcel of land situate in Addison
township, Momeret county. Pa., containing
six acres more or less, about two acres ciear,
adjoining lands of Z. T. Smith and wife. John
W. Tressler. William Kndsley and others,
having thereon erected a two-story frame
hou-e, stable and other outbuildings, with the
Taken In execution and to be sold as the
propertv of Sarah Bowlin, at tbe suit of
(Simon Miller', use.
NOTICE All persons purchasing at the
above sale will please take notice that 10 per
cent, of Die purchase money must be paid
when property la knocked down; otherwise It
will again beexpoHed to sale at the risk of the
first purchaser. The residue of the purchase
money mum be paid on or befcre the day of
conllnnation. viz: Thursday, Iec. 11, 1SW
No deed will be acknowledged uu'll the pur
chase money rW In full.
Sheriffs Onhv. . M. H. HAKTZELL,
(Somerset, 1. biierff.
Crphans' Cmxi Sa'e
Vahabls Esal Estate !
By virtue nf an order issued out of the Or
phans Court of SofHrset county. Pa , as di
rected, we will expose to public or pnvale
fsileon tbe premises. In Stonycrvek township,
Somerset county, l'a., late the property ol
William H. Miller, dee'd, on
SATURDAY, DEC. 2, '99
AT I O'CLOCK P. M.
the following described real estate:
A certain tract of land situate in Stony,
creek township. Som.riet county. Pa , ad-
Joining lands of ftnlel s. leNnr, Kphraim
Brant, w imam tiicssuer, ja"oo iiesi.ii-r 1 w
vin Scott, Kd Ijl.sn and Howard Ulessner,
containing seventy-seven acres more or le.
IhlsiHa desirable property In good cultiva
tion. Buildings in good repair.
f,sh. PiMsesslon given April 1, 110. 10 per
cent, or purchase monev to oe paid down.
MiKMl.N K. MILLKIt
Adra'rs of William U. Miller, dee'd
In the. -state of Elias Maust, dee'd.
Having been duly appointed auditor by th
Orphan' Court of Somerset county, lo mike
a diMirihuliou of the fund iu tre hands of the
adiinniKlntlor of the above estate, to and
among th.xe legally eutl'l.-d th"r-t, notice is
Hereby riven that 1 will mi at the ornce ol
May X tlay. In the bormign or Somerset. Pit
on Wednesday, the lit n duv of Itecember. A
11 , lsus, when and where al! parties interested
A. L. O. HAY.
Notice Is hereby given to all iKMrsons eon
eeroe.1 as legatees, creditors or otherwiae.that
the following accounts have paused register,
and that the mine will be presented for con
firmation and allowance atan Orphans' Court
to oe ueiu at nomerset, ia., on
Wednesday, December 13, 1399
First and final account of James HeUcl. ad-
ui'iiisiraujr oi tteonce lieizei, nee a.
Klrst and final account of Krancls Bran',
administrator and Trustee of Matilda Barron,
Kind and flnal account of Ellas J. ftclirrvk
and William B. Cook, administrator of John
Kirsl and final account of Alfred Knepp, ad
ministrator of John Knepp d'd.
Kirsl and final account f Hiram and Albert
u'-ck, auminisirators ol rump Beck, dee'd.
First and final account of W. H. Koontz,
Esq. administrator c. la. of Edwin Waiters,
Kina and final account of Hleta f. Mc
i. Hire. aoiiiiniKtramx of .1 H. Mcluire.dec'd
who was the executor of Thnmi Pri.- He'ii
Klrst and final account of ?olmon E. Lanl
easier, administrator or Samuel P. Lancaster,
dee'd. who waa guardian of Leslie. Albert
and Sadie Con newsy and of Lewis Hurn-
worxn, minor rniinren of Km ma Burnwortu,
formerly Kniina Con news y.
Klrst and final account of Hiram H. Wable,
administrator of James O. Atchison, der'd.
Kirst account of James W. Seibert, ad minis-
.i.iii.i vi j . it, w . neiuero, uec u.
Klrst and final account of vin!n u..
Esq , administrator de bonis non cum testa!
memo annexo of i nomas Price dee'd
Klrst and final account of E. M. and John
M. lAmbert, administrators of Samuel Lam
Kirst and final account of Isaiah Flick and
Cyrus Heminger. executors of the last will
and testameiit of Iwvid Philllppl. dee'd.
Klrst and final account of 8. c. Hartley, ex
ecntorof s. s. iood, cec'd.
Klrst and final acount of William Wlnte-w,
administrator of John H. Zimmerman, dee'd
Kirst and final account of Kred Ko nits, ad
ministrator of Margaret C. Rush, de.-'d.
Somerset. Pa . JAMES M. COV EH
Nov. U, T. Heglsier.
VniUll Tho Ttnn Tiiv XX T.
Rll'K CM Mhsldmt 1 nitiM nf f k. ..'. i .
- . ' injuria
of Common Pleats of the several counties coin,
posing the litth Judicial liistrict, and Justic
of the Courts of Oyer and Terminer and Oen
eral Jail Delivery, for the trial of all capital
and other offender In tbe said liistrict. and
Hrokob J. Black and A. F ln est, Eso's
Jndeesof the Court o f'.,tn .... L: . 2
. : . ............ . imm aiHt
Justices of the Courts of Oyer aud Terminer
... . i -.1-1 vruvrnr .or uie tnal of all
capital and other uifetiders In the County of
Somerset, have Imued their precepts, and to
me dim-ted, for holding a Court of Common
rieaa ana Menerai Quarter Sessions of the
pMkl till nrniM t I.. , 1 ,
" ; ...... ...... rii.rrj, ana uourui
of Oyer and Terminer at Somerset, on
MONDAY, DEC. II, 1899,
Knrirv la k...M.K. i.. . . . .
.r ? ' - s'"" w au uw justices
of the Peace, the Coroner and CoturUiblea
" V" "i ihmiss, trial they
be then and there In their proper persona wi'h
their rolls, rec.rds,imiuisiuoiis,exmiuation4
and other remembrances, to do those thinrs
which to their office and in that behalf ap.
pertain to be done, and also thev who will
n nrM..ii I . amili..t k. .V .
v - r . r . T . i" ""tiers wiai are or
shall be in the Jail of Somerset County to be
then and there to prumut agaiiMt them aa
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AMERICAN SECRET HISTORY
A series of papers of commanding Interest
THE ART WORK OF THE CENTURY
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