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Seventeen More Miners Meet a
DBOWKED LKE EATS IS A HOLE.
Two Workmen, Ignorant of Tlielr TerU,
I.rt a ritmti into a Pennsylvania Mine
Still AnoUier Disaster In AYhiHi the
Victim.. NumWr Three A Hla,t Doe
the ltiiNiue in the taJtep C .sc The
Sieene .f s,,,r..w at the Month of the
Mope-V. ailiiiK W.-mcti nml hihlren.
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"HITr. MAVKX. IV, Feb. 5. While
woikiiiR iit the hoa.l o: a gau-.vay venter-dfiytwoiiiiiH-.lrllVl
a hok' thivu-hH pil
lar, letting iu the water which ha 1 Ix-ea
uel in fillii,- in the worke.l-out :..ine No.
8, of HiiytU-n & Co., at Jeansville. The
wator flotxie l No. 1 sIoimj and drowned
seventeen persons. Following is a list of
those who 1 ,st their lives: Kdward Galla
gher, Henry Hall, Junies Griffin, Joseph
Matuscowit. iAwrence Reed all married
miners. Il;1il Finke. Joseph Orsk, Ber
nard McCloskey, John Tomaso.ski all un
married miners. Patrick Kelly, Thomas
tilick, John Barnes, James Balack, Michael
Smith, Joseph Ward, Samuel Porter, and
Mike Polish all laborer.
Mx Men Cot Out Alive.
Charles Iloyle and Patrick Coll were the
two men drilling the hole that caused the
disaster. While they were at work Bris
lin, a driver, was close by, and he cried
out: "Boys, for God's sake, run for your
lives, or you will be drowned." la a mo
ment thereafter the water came, and Bris
lin barely escaped with his life. Besides
hiiu nix others escaped. They are: Henry
GidIhmi, John Xeems, John and Charles
Boyle, William Coll, and Patrick Coll.
The water rose rapidly, and before any at
tempt could be made to rescue any of the
ther workmen the slope, which is "04 feet
deep, was flooded to the nioiuh, and they
were catiu'ht and drowned.
riteons Fleas of the liereuved.
The news of the disaster caused great
excitement, and the mouth of the slope
-as soon thronged with the anxious fam
ilies and relatives of the workmen and
others. The scenes when it was positively
known who wi re lost were heartrending.
Wives implored piteously of the miners
standing by (who knew too well the fatal
Testilt) to save their husbands from the
terrors of a watery grave. Little chil
dren were crying for their fathers, and
relatives praying for the safety of their
Lived ones. The sorrowing wives, rela
tives and f.icnds were finally convinced
that there was no hope of rescuiug any of
the meu. and were led away from the
ene of this new mine horror by sympa
thetic hands to their homes.
Somehiiily'a Fatal lilundrr.
Many theories are advanced as to the
cause of the great disaster. Some charge
it to neglect to notify the workmen of the
dangerous proximity of the water, as only
few of the old miners knew of the pres
ence of the great body of water in the old
slope. Even those that knew of it had nor
idea that the workings were driven as
ear to the water as they were. A large
lorce of men was immediately put to work
pumping out the water. How lonj it
will take is a question, since no definite
ilea of the volume of water can be ob
tained. Some of the miners say it will
take four weeks before the bodies can be
reached, but others incline to the opinion
that it will take much longer.
THREE MORE MEN SACRIFICED.
A lilast I-t- in the Water, Drowning
Them Like It at.
WiLKEhiiAKiiE, Ph., Feb. 5. A cave-in
occurred at No. 3 slope at Grand Tunnel,
pposite N'anticoke, yesterday. Three men
"ere shut in the mine and as the place is
Ailed with water, it is supposed they are
drowned. The accident occurred in Xo. 3
colliery of the Susquehanna Coal com
pany. In an abandoned part of the mine
which was closed, was a great body of
water. In the adjoining chamber a num
ber of miners were at work blasting. An
auustiully heavy charge was fired and so
'binned the wall that the heavy volume
f water broke its way through.
Illn't Hear the Warning.
Some of the miners were given warning,
nd ran for their lives ahead of the rush
ing flood. Three men John Riner, Mike
Shelank, and William Creagle did not
hear the warning in tiuie.nnd were caught
in their chambers. The men are all
married, and leave large families. The
subterranean workings, covering scores of
acres, are rapidly filling with water.
threat Miners' Strike on Tup.
ScoTTDALE, Pa., Feb. 5. All the coke
region is' agitated over the probable lock
wit and strike next Tuesday. The miners
trill not agr3e to the reduction of 10 per
cent, which the operators insist upon.
The coke region leaders are arousing the
worker-win all sections. There is a slight
possibility of another conference. Coke
operators are preparing to draw their
vens. Some 15,000 men are employed
about the ovens and mines.
Suicide of an Heiress.
WiiKKLlxti, W. Va., Feb. 5. Mrs. Cora
Aiuhonltz, nee Garland, a wealthy heiress
of Washington City, committed suicide
in an obscure hotel in this city by taking
laudanum. She had until a few days ago
been an inmate of Clara Moss' house of ill -fame
in this city. She had lived in Cin
cinnati, Pittsburgh, Richmond, Va., and
A Koch Institute for Consumption.
New York, Feb. 5. -The first Koch in
stitute for the treatment of tubercular
diseases in this country was opened yes
terday at 106 East Broadway. It will be
under the direction of Dr. Alexander J.
Aronson, the founder of the institute. It
will accommodate forty patients, and ten
were admitted yesterday.
McCarthy Ha Hopes.
London, Jan. 5. Justin McCarthy, in
receiving a deputation of Irishmen at
Leicester yesterday, said that he had sum
moned a meeting of his followers for Feb.
12, when he and Sexton would freely re
port the Boulogne negotiations. He had
hopes that a union of the Irish party would
be brought about.
Not Much of a ltaftcal.
SlNQ Sing, N. Y., Feb. 5. A sensation
was caused here when it became known
that George Lockwood,the village clerk and
collector of the board of ex cise, had dis
appeared and was a defaulter. The shortage-is
about $1,800, and his wife has
turned over a house and lot to make it
STRATEGY, MY BOY.
Stewart's Flank Movement in
Behalf of Silver.
HOW. EE WILL BAFFLE THE ANTIS.
A "Rhlcr" on the Tension Hill To Do the
Work and the "Gold Hurs" To He Cir
cumvented in the House Thereby
Amendments Proposed o the Inter
state Commerce Kill Dunes and Cock
rell Have a Colloquy in the Senate
National Capital Notes.
Washington Cm, Feb. 5 The com
plicated stnts of affairs on the senate sil
ver bill in the house committee on coin
age, weights, and measures has caused
Senator Stewart to resort to a device some
times practiced iu congress to secure
speedy action on a bill. Stewart has come
to the conclusion that the fate of the silver
bill is jeopardized in the house coinage
committee, and in order to prevent unfa
vorable action on it, he made a movement
yesterday to take it out of the hands of
that committee by submitting the silver
bill as an amendment intended to be pro
posed to the pension appropriation bill.
The Senate Will Trobably Agree.
The amendment was referred to the
appropriations committee, and whether
the committee agrees to report it favor
ably or not Stewart can call it up in the
senate while the pension bill is under
discussion. If it should be passed by
the senate (and there is every reason to
believe it will be;, the amendment, as part
of the pension bill, will be sent to the
house and there it can be called up and
voted on as a part of the pension bill.
Jurisdiction over the bill can in this way
be taken from the coinage committee.
In the House Committee.
The silver men in the house committee
on coinage, weights and measures tried
hard yesterday to obtain a special order
for tiie senate free coinage bill. They
said the anti-free silver men were trying
to smother the bill in committee, while
the latter insisted that this charge was
wholly gratuitous and that they only
wanted to hear what well-informed finan
ciers had to say of the bill.
TiJand Fxhibit Impatience.
D'and twice arose impatiently and pro
pose 1 to quit the business, as he did not
want to be "humbugged." Van. v, in the
interests of pence, proposed to close the
hearing Tuesday next, and the free silver
men gladly assented, hut the other side
immediately began working with Vaux
to induce him to withdraw his motion.
While the dispute was going on the hour
of 12 arrived, and the chair adjmrned the
meeting according to the rule.
INCIDENT IN THE SENATE.
An Angry But Amusing Colloquy Be
tween Cockrell and Dawes.
Washington CiTr, Feb. .". During
some remarks on the manner iu which pe
titions were gotten up for presentation to
the senate Cockrell yesterday proceeded to
criticise severely the views and actions of
Edward Atkinson on the silver and other
economic questions, and was prompted
and encouraged by Stewart and Reagan.
Dawes said that Atkinson was a constitu
ent of his, but that his political affiliations
were with the senators who were traduc
ing him. Atkinson was the peer of those
senators, and an honest and intelligent in
vestigator. His contributions to in lustrial
statistics would live long after any of the
effusions of those who now turned their
backs on their associate and ally.
Cockrell Grows Excited.
Cockrell excitedly Who has been tra
ducing Mr. Atkinsou? Will the senator
Dawes There is no occasion to spec
ify. I assume that the effusions
of the senator this morning are per
fectly understood, and need no specifica
tion from me.
Cockrell who had moved forward from
his seat to the middle of the aisle near
which Dawes sat Have I said a word
this morning that is no true, and is that
an effusion, sir? Is it an effusion or a re
flection on Mr. Atkinson to tell what he
said under oath What does the senator
mean? Laughter. Can I not tell what
a Democrat swore to under oath without
slandering a Democrat?
And Dawes Faretions.
Dawes facetiously I do not know
Cockrell sho k his forefinger angrily at
Dawes and declared that it was beneath
that senator's position to take such an un
derhand, backhanded way of meeting the
question. The scene was au amusing one
and provoked general laughter. There
was some further interchange of seuti
merits between the two senators in the
same general direction, after which the
fortification bill was taken up and pro
THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE LAW.
Proposed Changes, the Most Important
Permitting Limited Pooling.
Washington citv, Feb. 5. The com
mittee on interstate commerce has re
reported to the senate a bill to amend the
interstate commerce law in several impor
tant particulars. Section 3 of the act
which makes it unlawful for a common
carrier to give uudce or unreasonable
preference or advantage t J any particular
persou, company, locality, etc., is ex
tended so as to embrace shippers and oth
era concerned in interstate commerce.
The Limited Pout nig Amendment.
The most important amendment Ls that
allowing limited pooling. The amend
ment provides that, conip-ttng common
carriers may, with the approval of t he in
terstate commerce commission, enter into
contracts or agreements with respect to
traffic, when, in the opinion of the com
mission, the general public interests aud
the general welfare will be subserved.
The contracts are to be binding, but maj
be annulled by the commission. Failure,
neglect or refusal of a party to auy such
contract or agreement to abide by it's
term, shall be declared to be a mis
demeanor, punishable by a fine not ex
ceeding $5,000, or imprisonment for two
years, or both.
Other Proposed Changes.
Section 10 is amended so as to declare
unlawful false labeling, false weighing,
etc., of packages to be transported by com
mon carriers, to obtain or furnish trans
portation at less than the regular rates in
force on the line of the common carrier.
Another amendment gives the commis
sion authority to require reports from
common carriers at any time. It is also
provided that nothing in the act shall be
construed to prevent common carriers
from carrying to their homes, free of
charge or at reduced rates, persons injured
in railroad accidents, persons killed in
such accidents, physicians and nurses go
Inn to the scene of an accident, and the
familie of injured or killed. Penalties
for violations of the act are provided.
"DAVE" LITTLER RECALLED.
The Illinois Man's Comments on Owen
by silver Fool Testimony.
Washington CiTr. Feb. 5. The silver
pool committee had Owenby before it
ag tin yesterday, but his testimony was
not interesting. Then David T. Littler
win recalled and asked whether
(as testified by Owenby) he hail told
Ow enby that there was more than one sen
ate r interested in sellingsilver certificates.
Tin wit'ies-i sai l he had no recollection of
iny such conversation. He couldn't have
msdu t!:e i-fia -irk, for it would not have
A Failure of 3Iemnry.
Owenby had professed to know that
several senators were engaged in silver
speculation. The witness did not re
aitviiler telling Owenby (as the latter had
tes ilied) that he (Owenby) was right
wh ?n Owenby said several senators (nam
ing them) were interested. Neither did
ae remember saying t hat meetings of sil
ver speculators took place at Chamber
lain's hotel. He might have made state
ments such as Owenby had testified to,
in order to agree with Owenby. lie knew
nothing about thecoiuplicity, of auy sena
tor or representative except from what he
had heard in hotel lobbies and read in the
The Senate and House in Brief.
Washington Citv. Feb. 5. In the sen
ate yesterday the credentials of Jacob H.
Gal linger as senator from New Hamp
shire were presented and filed. The forti
fication appropriation bill was then con
sidered, a number of committee atuend
met ts agreed to, and the bill passed. The
military academy appropriation bill was
reported and passed, and the pension ap
propriation bill taken up, but sent over
as unfinished business
In the house J. A. Owenby. the silver
pool witness, was, by resolution, dis
charged from the custody of the sergeant-at-a-ms.
In committee of the whole the
dipljn:atic anil consular appropriation
bill came up, was laid aside with favora
ble recommendation, and the committee
proceeded to a consideration of the sundry
civil appropriation bill. After a long dis
cussion the committee rose, and the dip
lomatic appropriat ion was passed.
Alliance Presidents tn Council.
Washington Citv, Feb. 5. The presi
dent of the state organizations of the Na
tional Farmers' Alliance met here yester
day, the purpose being to formulate cer
tain measures to be presented to congress,
and to map out some feasible plan for
disseminating the literature of the Alli
ance for educational purposes. The meet
ing 'vas called to order by President Polk,
representatives of the following states be
ing present: Virginia, Maryland, South
Caralina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Mis
sissippi, Kansas and Pennsylvania. Tele
grans were received from other state pres
idents saying that they would le here by
night. The only business transacted was
the f.ppointment of a committee on silver
Cold Shoulder for Ingalls.
Washington Citv, Feb. 5. Ingalls has
returned from Kansas, and was in his seat
in tbe senate yesterday. Several of bis
colleagues, including those who, like him,
have been defeated, offered their condol
ences, but it was very noticeable that
Hoar, Sherman, Edmunds, and three or
fonr more who are disgruntled with In
galls for his vote against the cloture and
force bill, and who have also severely crit
icised his silver speech, sat in their seats
as though they did not notice the wander
Our Citizen Soldiery.
Washington Citv, Feb. 5 Adjt. Gen.
Kelton's report of the militia forces, sub
mitted yesterday, says that there are in
the United States 8,312 commissioned of
ficers, P7,9r7 non-conimissione.l officers,
and 7,n9-V-M2 men who are available for
military purposes. Illinois is credited
with S.fWVr infantry, 10S artillery, aud 542,
821 available men.
The C herokee Outlet.
Washington Citv, Feb. 5. The house
committee on territoties yesterday ordered
a favorable report on the substitute intro
duced in the house by Mansur providing
for opening the Cherokee outlet to settle
ment. The substitute opens the outlet to
settlement under the homestead laws it
$1.25 per acre, and provides punishment
for il legal entry.
r adical Prohibition of Lotteries.
WAiHiNGTONClTV Feb. 5. In the senate
yesterday Stewart presented a resolution
adopted by the National Farmers' Alli
ance st Ocala, Fla., urgiug the adoption
of an .'intendment to the constitution to
A TOWN MARSHAL'S GALL.
t aught In Flagrante Delirto, He Arrests
the Injured Husband.
Cantos, O., Feb 5. Late yesterday
afternoon Edward Itoberts, marshal of
Louisville, this county, who has hereto
fore lorue an unsullied reputation, was
arrest :d upon complaint of Morgan
Iindia, a well-known citizen of that
towu, on a charge of exceeding his author
ity, llolairts was found in a compromis.
ing position with Landin's wife, aud
when Landin surprised tle guilty couple
Holier. arrested him and locked him in
prison on a trumped-up charge.
A Habit He Had.
Landin regained his freedom and be
gan su it againt his wife for divorce, aud
will supplement his charge against Rob
erts with one for adultery. Huberts, it ia
now learned, has been in the habit of vis
ing married women in the absence of their
husbands, and threatened publicity has
set the town by the ears. Roberts ia a
Murdered by Burglars.
Clacks, Neb., F-h. 5. Burglars en
tered t he residence o 'anker Cowles at an
early hour yesteruay and wakened
Mr. and Mrs. Cowles. In the struggle
which ensued Mrs. Cowles was killed and
her husband knocked insensible. The
bnrglt rs then ransacked the house, but
only socured $j0. A reward of $1,000 has
been o lered for the arrest of tha mur
derers. Dynamite-Thawing Accident.
Norkistown, Pa., Feb. 5. While thaw
ing a large quantity of dynamite yester
day on Trenton Cut Off branch. John
Devanney, aged 16 years, and a Hunga
rian were fatally injured by the explosion
The Italian Cabinet Crisis.
Rom, Feb. 5. It is now announced that
King Hunilrt has summoned Signor
Orispi's minister of war, Lieut Gen. ViaL
to form a cabinet.
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