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i REPUBLICAN PARTY
HONE SD ALB, WAYNE CO., PA., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1908.
HAITI IS li CHAOS
President Word Alexis, De
serted, Ready to Resign.
TROOPS JOIN INSURGENT ARMY
Unpopular Ruler May Abdicate In
Favor of General Gilles or
Solon Menos Many Cab
inet Officers Quit.
Port nu Prince. Dec. 2. With a vic
torious rebel Jinny at Its gules and
Villi most of the cubtiict ministers
..abandoning their posts, Tort nil Prince
nnd the whole of the republic is In u
stale of chaos.
Deserted by his so called friends
and supporters and 'in despair at see
ing his troops Join the rebel forces,
the unpopular president. Nord Alexis.
Is said to be about to abdicate.
The expected battle between the rev
olutionists and the troops of the gov
ernment, which are Intrenched out
side the city, may be deferred for sev
General Antoine Simon, the com
mander In chief of the revolutionary
forces, has decided to attack .lacmel.
which lies thirty miles to the south
west of this city and which Is the
only town that has remained loyal In
the department of the south, before
bombarding Tort nu rrlnce.
It Is believed, however, that the sit
uation so far as the government is
concerned Is lost. Louis Bnrnn. the
minister of state, has handed in his
resignation and has taken refuge In
the German legation.
There now remain In office only
three of the high government officials
General I.econte, minister of the In
terior General I.aleuu, minister of
justice and public Instruction, and
General Marcelln, minister of llnaiico
All the other ministers have resign
ed, with the exception of General "
lestln Cyrlaque, who after his recent
defeat at the hands of the Insurgents
Is believed to have found nsylum In
one of the foreign consulates.
It was I.ouls Ilorno who took up the
portfolio of state, relinquished by Gen
eral Sunnon when he sought refuge.; In
the French legation last March after
"resigning." He was credited witliMn
duclng President Alexis to permit 5fne i
departure In safety of General I-Mr-
mln and the other revolutionary aglta- ,
tors, who had tied to the legatlonsiind i
consulates at Tort nu rrlnce ancjHio-'
nalves nt'tho time of the last iipyLtfnt:.
It Is believed that the intent of
President Nord Alexis In cnlllfjg.'.an
extraordinary session of the clmiuDprs
is to have, them name hls2suc(je$for.
President "Alexis favors either of jRvo
candidates for the qfliee;GonerarTu
renne Jean Gilles audSql.on Menus, a
There Is doubt that nquoruni could
be secured because of Hie nbseuc of
the great majority of tlie deputies and
senators. . "X
The three divisions of government J
troops Intrenched nf the cross rjinds
outside the city are being depleted by
numerous desertions to the Insufgcnt
wcnerai sjuuon win tma i u
blow and. It may
without strlkttig a agent-and then secretary of the com
be, without ciiuslng .,.. After", the death of his father
e In the order of thhjgs If
Nord Alexis takes hS do -
jjuLiuro iiuiii iui- iii-ivii- iji -
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before tge ar -
rival or the enemy. .
Tiie arrival oi me American cuiser
Des Moines has given added assurance 1
to the foreign residents. Tlip Des ,
Moines nnd tho Tacoma represent the
United States here, while the French '
training ship Duguay TrouluUs watch
ing French Interests along tlje const.
The government gunboat NorcffiMex-
Is was at Petit Gonve when wuernl
Simon entered thnt town. Her cap-
tain was for resisting the advance of
the enemy, but the governmcrtt com
mander on shore persuaded Ijlm that
such resistance was futile. 2j
The captain llually decided tflpet the
reneis come in unopposeu. xue -jTcnc
consular ngent at Petit Goav.e,
Cherlez, acted as an Intermediary.
Barksntlne Wrecked In Fog.
Machlas Port, Me.. Dee. 2. The
barkentlne Shawinut, bound frjun St.
John for New York, struck on, Yellow
l.u.ui MnniiiiiK lmv. during a dense fog
.,,! iH n mini loss. The creV lauded
on Llbby Island.
Austria Mobilizing Troop
Vienna, Deo. 2. Austria-' Is making
preparations to move largcj. bodies of
troops Into Bosnlu and Herzegovina.
A Vassar Scrub Teimv
Eleanore now is your
team getting on?
"Iteally? I didn't knoW-
women bad a team! Yo:
'Ue scrub- .
Popular New Secretary of the Navy and
Ills Talented Family Mr. New.
berry Wealthiest of
Ihc selection of
Truman II. New
berry as the man to
step Into the shoes
of Victor II. Met
calf, w h o m 11!
health caused to re
slgu the secretary
ship of the navy, is
considered to have
b e e n a happy
Officially Mr. New
berry is a thorough
Miss cahoi. Kr.w
iiinuiv. ly capable man, being rated by some
as the best naval expert In the coun
try. Personally the new secretary k
popular In Washington and the naval
service. Socially the Nowberrys move
In the highest circles of the Capital
City. Mrs. Newberry Is a charming
hostess and entertains extensively.
Secretary Newberry is reputed to be
the wealthiest member of Mr. Boose
The latest acquisition to the presl
dent's cabinet has seen active service
In the department of which he has just
become the head. 'With the opening
of the Spanish war ho helped organize
the Michigan slate naval urlgaue, i
many members of which were million-
aires, and served with it during that
historic coulllct. Ho hold tha position
of lieutenant and ordnance officer on
the auxiliary cruiser Yosomlte.
In I'fSlj, after having graduated from
Sheffield Scientific school of Yale mil-
BKCIICT.Mtl' ANJVOUIS. Tl'lUMAN'
. vers'ity, with the degree of bachelor of
philosophy, Mr. Newberry took up
i u-0i-k In the offices of tho Detroit. Bav
city and Alliens railroad and subse-
oucnn.V became general nassenger
Mr NcwbeiTyVecainc president of the
1 Dctrot steel and Spring company.
, u W!ls n caso ()f tll0 o(lco ficcijig
( ii was a
the man when In 1005 the now
tar,. was EolnCte(1 S3istrmt secretary
of tho navy. The first Intimation he
j had of President Roosevelt's Intended
j appolnlin6nt -wasl.tho announcement In
a Detroit paper about tho probability
of liis being cnlled to Washington to
take tho place once hold by Mr. Boose
, velt himself. Mr. Newberry's selection
ws attributed to his service In the
Threo things tho new secretary of
the navy dotes upon automobiles,
warshlpa and babies. IIo has tho first;
and tho Jasl. Tho president has seen-
. Aa it. mat ills wants In the warships
UTii., -...tn i, i a
11110" will bo taken care of.
Secretary Newberry was born In De
troit Nov. r, 1S(51. Ho conies of olS
ruritan stock and Is n son of John .S.
Nqwherry. who was a congressman
and throughout his llfo of much prom;
When on Feb. S. 18SS, Mr. Ncwbej
married Miss Harriet Barnes ?6f
Brooklyn, n popular debutante, daugh
ter oftho lato Alfred C. Barnes n'ua
granddaughter of tho colcbnitedyfljd
time publisher, A. S. Barnes, liptiB
munted his own fortune, esllmatcQ5'
$20,000,000, by soiiio ?:i,000,000, Mrs.
Newberry's share of her father's" es-
i Mr, nnd Mrs. Newberry havq.Jhreo
oilldren, n daughter, Miss Carol B.
rjowberry, nineteen years old, and
hvln sons, aged sixteen.
?rr Wealher Probabilities.
Fair; colder; fresh west to northwest
MINING CONGRESS OPENS.
Delegates Gather In Pittsburg to Die- j
cuss Economic Problems.
Pittsburg, Dec. 2. Delegates f rom
nil parts of the United States convened
here today In the opening session of 1
the American mining congress. They
were m.-clvcd with addresses of wel
come li.v city officials, who dwelt on '
Hi'! Importance of the objects of the1
The purpose of the congress Is the
promotion of uniform state legislation1
relating to the milling Industry, the
protection of the lives of mine work-;
ers, the protection of Investors in mine ,
stocks and the prevention of unneces-'
sary waste. During the sessions of
the congress addresses on these and
related topics will be delivered by
prominent men, among whom James
.1. Hill, Edward H. Harrlman and John
Hays Hammond arc counted upon. ,
One of the most Interesting features ,
of the congress will bo the gathering j
on Friday or governors of states in
which mining Is an,,lmportant Indus
try. Governor Stuart has sent Invita
tions to the governors of sixteen states,
and many of them have slgnltled their
Intention of being present. Several
Pulled States senators will also take
part In the discussion, which Is ex
pected to bear fruit In the establish
ment of mining reforms In the states
as well as In the enactment of reform
atory federal legislation.
BABY EMPEROR CROWNED.
Pu Yl, Only Three Years Old, Assumes
Throne of China Today.
Pekln, Dec. 2 With all the ancient
ceremonial that has grown around the
throne of China In the course of cen
turies the little three-year-old ruler
)f the Middle Kingdom,
Fu Yl, was
Mandarins and other officials, re
' splendent In the particolored Jackets
I that mark their dignities, assembled
1 hero frim all parts of the empire to
give personal testimony to their loyal
i ly to fhe new regime. It had been
understood that the ceremony of en
thronement would be postponed until
the latter part of January, on the Chi
nese New Year's day. when the era of
the late Emperor Kwang Scu would
have ended. Owing to the desire of
ilTelul claVs- to have Its status
as soonus. posslpt&eCMf;
monies were uxeci ror louuy h uuie. .
All of the prominent Chinese whose
. names are known to foreigners were
present at the ceremonies. Among
Ltliem were Yuun Shi Kill, Prince
Cliung. ('Uaug Chili Tung and Chen
T'l'iiug Llaj'ig Chang, former minister
to the Fulled Stales.
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CONSUL HURT IN RIOT.
Dragged From Street Car In Prague.
Resistance to Troops.
Prague, lloheiula, Dec. 2. Tlje-' race
riots between the Czechs and Germans
are assuming the gravest character.
The 'disturbances are more . serious
than n)iy of those which hataken
placen the last few weeks fu bitter
and njien resistance to armedf author
ity. Twenty gendarmes and' several
polli'i- have been Injured by" stones;
and a gieat number of the rioters
were cut down.
Dragoons were called out to clear
the streets, but the Czechs offered a
determined resistance. They tore up
paving stones to use as missiles and
wielded clubs and sticks with serious
i results to the police and soldiers.
Imperial flags were torn and burned,
and llually the troops drew their sa
bers and rode down tho crowds, pur
suing the rioters Into tho houses.
The British consul. Captain A. W.
W. Forbes, was dragged from a sur
face car and badly Injured by the riot
ers. STRANGE TRIBE DISCOVERED.
Explorer Finds Race That Never 8aw
; a White Man.
:f,ow York. Dec. 2. It. H. Wymans,
n lieutenant In the Dutch nnvy, ar
rived on the Royal Dutch West India
.jiiii 1 1 steamer Surinam wth news of
Tllscoverles In hitherto unexplored sec-
L-llons of Dutch Gulann.
. "On the Cornntys rlver,., boundary
between British Guliina ""and Dutch
Guiana." he said, "we pneountered a
strange tribe of negroes.They spoke
a language of their own,' although
study showed It to bo iifiilxture of
Dutch and Portuguese.
"These negroes appeared never he
fore lo have seen whlF-nion. They
were probably doscendfflTTfl of negroes
who had escaped froniMhelr white
holders on the const nfew centuries
ago. They were very bli.'ft, but not of
the thick lipped type." -2.
Lieutenant Wyiuiins -Jald there Is
much gold In the wlU-,cj5hntry, but
mat wild minimis. nuu:.iHjn'r onsincies
The Decline ofjbratory.
"Bllgglns says t hero, are no
"No," answered Senator Sorghum.
"When n man has anything to say be
puts It Into the newspapers so quick
that It's a back nuiuljcr by the time
It comes out on tho sjjmp." Washing
i ton Star.
KEEFE IN SARGENT'S PLACE.
Labor Federation Official Made Com
missioner of Immigration.
Washington. Dec. 2. President
Roosevelt appointed Daniel .1. Keefe
of Detroit commissioner general of
Immigration to All the place made va
cant by the death of Frank P. Sar
gent. Mr. Keefe Is president of the Inter
national Association of Longshoremen
nnd vice president of the American
Federation of Labor. During the re
cent campaign Mr. Keefe announced
his support of Judge Taft In defiance
of the policy of President Gompers of
the Federation of Lalor. He was one
of the most loyal Taft workers in la
76 WIDOWS BANQUETED.
Physician Eighty-four Years Old En
tertains Them as His Guests.
Portland, Ore.. Dec. 2.-Dr. W. C.
Brown eiitertnlned seventy-six wid
ows at n banquet here. The number
Included all the widows In his town
and thn Immediate vicinity.
Tip. "Urn wn Jn n' widower ai
fine for a wife. He Is elghty-fi
old and celebrated his birthday with
the widows' banquet. The oldest of
his guests waB ninety-one and the
youngest twenty-five. He presided at
the banquet and called upon many of
the guests for toasts.
Negro fjolleotor to Be Roappojnjtod.
Washington, , Dec. 2. President
Roosevelt Las decided to reappoint W.
D. Crum, -the negro collector of the
port nt Charleston, S. C, whose term
expires this mouth. Booker AVnshlng
ton requested the retention of Crum.
Army officers are wondering If Pres
ident Taft is going to walk off a
chunk of his 300 pounds nnd ring them
In ns "pacers." '
Tariff revision must come, but as It
Is a sort of tit for tnt process people
should expect to give as. well ns take.
That twenty-six: pound turkey' was a
good fit at the White' House Thanks
giving for a "corking good time."
FINANCIAL AND C0MMF.PCIAI
Closing StjKjk Quotations.
Money on call todfy was IVi per centi
time money and mercantile paper un
changed In rates,- '... .
Closing prices: T V-,
Amal. Copper.. ..'84 Norf. & We5t;.. 85
Atchison ;.99 Northwestern ,vl"5
B. &O r.. ,.&! Penn. R. R...12
Brooklyn R.TI... 65 r"
Ches. & Ohlo'i.-iW
Heading ...... ,,,i3a
Rock Island,. . 2SH
St. Paul ;...160
Southern Ry...,. 2IM
South. Ry. pf.i. 67Vi
Texas Pacific. A Zl7A
Union Pacific.., 184M
U. S. Steel 55Vi
U. S. Steel pt.vlWX
D., L. &W....35Z,',
D. & H
111. Central f:r..V.inV4
Louis. & Nash... 121
Manhattan. ?, . . .147
Missouri Pats',, 64Vi
N. Y. Centratf'..117
TYiarKet Heports. -vk:
CORN Steady, but quiet", December,'
OATS Firm and In fair demand; No-i
wniie, naiurai, banooc. vifer
BUTTER Firm ; prints lc. hlgher;se
tra western creamery, 32V4c; do., nearhy
EQGS .Steady and In fair demarid;
rvnnByivauiu miu uiiicr nvarpjr ih bib,
cases, 31c. at mark;. do., current reed!
In returnable cases, 33c. at mark; wes
firsts, free cases, tic. at mark; do., cu:
rent receipts, free cases, 32a33c. at marh.-
CHEESE Firm and Hac. Higher: New
York full creams, choice, llaUVic; -do.,
fair to good. lSMal3c.
LIVE POULTRY-Steady and In fair
demand; fowls, llal2c; old roosters, 814a
9c.; spring chickens, llal2c; turkeys, 15a
16c: ducKB, iial2c; geese, saioc.
DRESSED POULTRY-Bteady and In
fair demand; fresh killed fowls, choice.
UVialtc; do., fair to good, UalSc; ol
roosters. Uc: western roastlnr chickens.
16al7c; broiling, Ual7c; turkeys, choice,'
17aUc; do.,-fair to good, UalSc; du
12alc.; geesv, 10al2c. -f
POTATOES Steady and In falr.W
mand; Pennsylvania, choice, per busSsv
iva83c.; Nenr. York ana western, 7 SUM.)
io., iair io,goa, iiaioc.
BRASS QUARTKT," HOSTONIA ORCHESTRA,
Lyric, Monday, Dec. 7th.
The Ranking Committee of the
United States Association Only
Three Members Edwin F.
Torrey, Jr., One of the
The November number of American
Lawn Tennis, a handsome magazine
published in New York city, as the of
ficial organ of the United States Lawn
Tennis Association, contains an inter
esting article on the Banking Committee
of the U. S. N. L. T. A., which opens
with the assertion that "Ranking Com
mittees leave their impress upon tennis
history as no other set of men can pos
sibly do. They come and go, and, pass
ing from sight and memory ns they do,
their handiwork endures for nil time."
In the lawn tennis world the work of
the Ranking Committee is of supreme
importance. The honor list the sacred
First Ten takes its place with the List
of Champions, and the verdict once pro
nounced must he accepted as dual, no
matter how opinions may .differ or ex
ceptioua;14h p'ortancT"of making a" good selection
wnen choosing the three men who usually
comprise the committee, and of their
bringing to their task intelligence, knowl
edge andjlie faculty of reaching a sound
I conclusion, and of holding to it once it
j has been reached.
The present Ranking Committc
the United States NationiS 'Lawn Tennis
Association, appointed to puss upon the
standing of players who took part in
toiirnoments sanctioned by the association?-
as follows : Chnirman, Dr. I.
B. Hawk, Urbana, III.; K. F. Torrey,
Jr., Clinton, N. Y., and C. F. Wntsou,
Jr., Orange, N'. .1.
The "Lawn Tennis" article is ojubell
IsJied with tine illustrations of Dr. P. B.
Hawk, and ourarnarjUiwiiBjnan, K. 1
t heli Ifrjm 1 1 n 1 1 e c
Of Mr Tnrrev
Rduiu F. Tnrrev, Jr.",
Snd'Tiiemtjer of (he committee, is
ent Hi Clinton, a beautiful suburb
otfteag . Clinton ig a college
togji, urid;i.-the home nf Secretary of
State- Ehlju,, Root. .Mr. Torjej&is very
closely allied with the YahiiiinclBis Golf
Club .otJti$i, taking- a verysactivc part
in its management, being a member of
its Board 'of Governors, ehairifliln nf the
Tennis Committee, and a member of the
House Committee. He is alio closely
afiiliatedjand has a most desirable ac
quainttece with all the New York up
Statwjjcountry clubs, as welfjis a large
circlecf friends among the metropolitan
clubsfnd others throughout (he country.
"MjSTorrey is a real veterftil', and has
playtsjy awn tennis for prnctically twenty
five yjtlfs, and has always triable a study
of liagamc in all its details,; Having
1 il?. i i .-A.?T-; ...
iuiiutoi uccujjit'u uau iiiH.uuaiiiess, in
which he tins been exceptionally success
ful, heJias never gone in for tournament
playtoSfie extent that manjfjjiien do at
the present day, but has been content
t'Q each year take in a few' of the more
jjnportnTit events, and studjfcrand get a
line on the various stvles i
withstanding this lie playsiTfepod game,
and is capable of puttingp a strong
nrgunient against any plnyTcRhe meets.
"He lias for a number orvwiirs past rep
resented the Yahnundasis pifib at the an
imal meeting of the I", w. N. L. T. A.,
as well as many of the irp-State clubs,
with full power. "$
"Mr. Torrey lias spent nfnny of his win
ters for tho past years in th? South, nnd
has been n conspicuous figure not only
in the tennis hut the social life nf Palm
Beach, having won theH Comers event
there n number of tiinesJ
vL 'Infants', Children's unil Misses' win
ter uioaks nt aikkkeh & co'h. Nuw in
styles, best In BbodMk,,. 22ei(f
Oats, wheat, bran, linseed meal, clover
hay and roots are the best foods for
It is better not to breed nny sheep less
than two years old. Then you get bet
ter lambs and your ewes arc apt to grow
to a much better size.
Sheep are dainty feeders. They will
not eat hay that other creatures have
mussed over. They refuse grain taken
from a ratty crib.
As the pigs grow they will need a con
stantly increasing amount of food.
They should be fed all they will eat up
clean three times a day.
The best way to sell your corn is
through the gristmill of the hog.
The right heat for scalding hogs is 180
degrees. If the water is heated to n
higher temperature the hair does not
come off so freely.
Lousy cattle may safely be sprinkled
with wood ashes, .rubbed with wood
sulphur ointment or whale-oil, or with
Do"iqt let the heifer form the habit of
dryijjttup ns soon as cold . weatherber.
"ginsrGive herplenty-of good fobdj' keep
her warm nnd comfortable, and she will
develop into a profitable cow.
Do not neglect the colts nnd calves.
An ill-kept yearling is bound to deterio
rate into a stunted beast.
A long halter strap in the stable is a
source of danger. It enables the horse
io duck oui oi i ne sin 1 1 tar enougn to
kick its stable mate. Farm Journal.
. . '
. Aeuriy all. ot our exchanges since
the hunting season opened are more or
less filled with accounts of maiming or
death, from the accidental or careless
discharge of guns in the woods. For the
most part the casualties may perhaps
! be regarded as purely accidental, but
tlW;en.l)ersof"'l,t',, ,lien r ''"vs are mistaken for
Ki,lm g'line liuiging in bi.u iroiu u
' s(lu'rtl'' a deer and filled full of shot
or dropped in a line uau, it is uimcuit
'to put so charitable a construction on the
tragical act. It is a penal offense at' any
time, even in play, to point a firearm
loaded or unloaded at a human being,
and yet parties trudge through the
woods, often creep through the under
brush and climb over fences nnd walls,
with their fully charged guns aimed di
rectly nt companions in front or rear,
when a twig "accidentally" catching
tho trigger, or a slight tap on the ham
mer would be almost sure to result in
maiming or death. Every caso of this
kind should be thoroughly investigated,
mm, -whenever gross carelessness is
proven, the offender should be punish
ed, instead, as is generally the case, of
receiving the commiseration and sympa
thy of his friends over the great misfor
tune nssumed to have befallen him ;in
crippling or snuffing out the life nf a
There's neveratroublethatcoines tostay;
There's never a grievance but fades away;
Forget the heart-ache and bravely lend
A helping hand to some sadder friend.
Anxihtv is the worst feeljng in the
world ; yet men who stay late in town,
or who loaf long in saloons,, never know
the worry of the watching, waiting wife
If you can't get turkey for Christmas
try chicken ; and be thankful that you
arc living to ent it.
Wokk up all old fence rails, useless
boards, dead trees and limbs nut of the
orchard into stove wood. This will keep
the farm free of litter and help solve the
fuel question. -
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