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WEYLER IS AT WORK
Trying to Prove That Cuba Will be
Havana, July 10.?It is officially an?
nounced 'that the Spanish forces have
capture1 in the mountains of JtJejaramo,
Province of Plnar del Rio, to day the
?well known insurgent chief, Frederlco
Alfonso, his wife and his five sous.
Advices from CLenfuegos, Province of
Santa Clara, says that the insurgent
forces under Gens. Paucho, Carrlllo and
Kego, and others, which have been try?
ing to advance towards the Provinces of
>Tntun/an and Havana,have been engaged
by the Spanish troops at Lomitas, near
Cienfuegos, and have been compelled to
retreat toward Remedios and Trinidad,
by way of Manajabo, r*alo, Priepo and El
Captain General Weyler has given a
reward of $100 to the man who gave no?
tice to the authorities which enabled
them to capture the insurgent 'depot of
arms, ammunition, etc., as well as the
documents of the Barcelona ^expedition
found at Seborucal.
The military and civil governors h*ve
ordered th * police to search the trains
bound to towns in the interior of the
island, and the authorities have found in
the railroad station at Christiana 900
packages, many of them containing med?
icines. Eight hundred packages were
found on three trains at the station of
Villnuuevn, on the Matauzas road. They
were all confiscated on the ground that
the owners of the packages had not com?
piled with the captain general's decree of
Colonel Alhcrgorti, with the Arapilies
Battalion, engaged and dispersed the in?
surgents pa the dills of the Yaguajay dis?
trict, near Remedios. The insurgents
sustained severe losses, among them live
lientimants and a doctor, who was seri
oasly wounded, twelve soldiers killed and
wounded. The skirmishing continued all
day, and many ctcps in the vicinity were
destroyed. The Spanish column dually
encamped in the insurgents" ;positions.
During another engagement, in the
same district the insurgents lost ten
Icilled and had many wounded. The
Spanish troops continue to pursue the in?
HEAVY WHEAT HARVEST.
Farmers Around Lexington Report Unus?
ually Large Crops.
Lexlngto-j, Va., July 10.?The wheat
harvest in the country has been the heav?
iest in years, and the yield has been
abcut one-thiri more to the acre than
anticipated. In some sections where the
crop heretofore has been very small on
account of^the poorness of the land, the
yield is unprecedented, and equals the
yield of the very best farming land any?
where in the country.
HALF A VOTE FOR ELLYSON.
Richmond, Va., July 10.?Manchester
elected Co-night her delegates to the State
Democratic Convention, to be held In
Roanoke. The result rras 'that the dele?
gation wilt cast seven and a half votes
for Tyler and half a vote for Ellyson in
TWO PEOPLE DROWNED.
Denver, Col., July 30.?The dam be?
longing to the Left Hand Ditch Company
of Jefferson county gave was to-day and
two people were drowned. Iu did great
damage to property in this district
amounting to over $100,000.
TO CLOSE INDEFINTELY.
New York, July 10.?It was learned
here to day that the large cotton mills in
Rode Isiand and Massachusetts which are
controlled by Goddard Bros., will ou
July 10 shut do Km indefinitely owing to
the dullness in the trade. In the hope of
stimulating trade it is said that other
large mi'' owners are likely to follow salt.
No-To-Bac for Firry Cents.
Guaranteed tobacco habit cure, makes weak
men strong, blood I"uro. SOc.81. All druggists
CLOSE OP FIREMEN'S CONTESTS..
Last Day of the Annual Meet of tho Vir?
Winchester, Va., July 10.?-Yesterday,
tho last one of the oleventh annual meet?
ing of the Virginia State Firemen's Asso?
ciation, was given up to tho various con?
tests, at which *?0U0 in cash prizes were
The prize of $250 was won by the First
Hose Conipauy, of Hagerstown. Md..
time, 44 1-2 seconds Hose 'Company
No. 1 of Harrlsonburg, Va., was second,
time 45 seconds.
In the hook and ladder contest, tlie
Empire Hook'aud Ladder Company No. 1,
of Cnrliele, ?a., won the $50 .prize; time,
Tho Friendship Fire Company No. 1,
of Chambersburg, Pa., was adjudged the
best company, with a percentage of
92^1-3, in the prize drill, and carried oil
the $50 prize.
As ther e was ouly one entry for the
steam lire engine contest, the Indepen?
dent Steam Fire Engine Company, of
Charleston, W. Va., 'the committee
awarded that company $25.
The First.Hc--e Company of Hagers?
town, Md., was awarded thn prize of $50
for the largest uniformed company in the
parade on Thursday, and the Emnire
Hook and Ladder Company, of Carlisle,
Pa., was given a prize, consisting 'of a
chemical fire extinguisher, presented by
Mr. Charles Holloway, of "Baltimore, for
having the best equipped hook nud lad?
der company in the parade.
BATTLE WITH A TRAMP.
Conductor Thornton, of the Norfolk and
Western,Has a Thrilling Experience.
Petersburg, Va.. July 10.?Last niuht
three negroes hoarded an eastbound conl
train on the Norfolk and Western rail?
road for the porpose of stealing a ride.
Their presence on the train was not dis?
covered by the conductor, Captain Thorn?
ton, until the train 'arrived at Wilson's
Depot, when they were ordered oil the
train. Two got off, but the ?hird refused
to leave the train and shot at Captain
Thornton five times with a pistol. Cap?
tain Thornton fired at the negro three
times. None of the shots, however, took
efTect. The negro was only subdued by
being beaten on the head "with 'great
lumps of coal. He finally fled to the
A MADE-TO-ORDER NIAGARA.
Scheme by Means'of aCan^.l to Utilize the
Great St. Lawrence.
Hazleton, Pa., July 10.?The St. Law?
rence Power Company, of Massena
Springs, N. Y., has awarded to John W.
Crelliu, of this city, the contract, for a
three-mile canal excavation In St. Law?
rence county, N. Y., between the St.
Lawrence and Glass rivers. The purpose
of the canal is to secure a water fall and
establish an electrlc'plant similar to that
at Niagara Fulls.
The projectors have already awarded to
the Westtnghouse Electric Company, of
Pittsbura.the contract for furnishing the
machinery and electrical equipment
which, it Is said, will cost $1,000,000.
The two streams run parallel in the vi?
cinity selected, and a fall of t" feet is ob
tained, with natural declivities in places
that will, It is claimed, .make it equal to
the famous Niagara.
MONEY TO BURY A [DOG.
An Old Sailor Wants His Friend Cared
Chicago, July 10.?John A. Spoon?r, a
sailor, to-day made a will bequeathing
$1,700 to a dog. A trust company will
execute the peculiar commission if the
dog's master dies first. In case the dog
dies first the money is to i:o to a sister of
Spooner in England. Spooner is 70 years
old. While passing through Chicago
with his dog, Rover, he w?s taken ill.
The animal proved a faithful companion.
Tlie f?. ,7 k 0B
LEE RENDERS AN ACCOUNT.
Relief Kund for Americans in Cuba?Re?
Washington, July 10_United'States
Consul General Lee has been rendering
sonio account to tho Government of his
expenditures Tfrom the sum appropriated
by Congress for ths relief of the desti?
tute American citizens in Cuba. His
llgures were presented to the Cabinet to?
day aud the showing was remarkable, lor
it appeared that of tho total of if??.ulisi at
the disposal of the consul general, lie bad
expended only $0,000.
MISS GOELET TO MARRY A DUKE
Another American Heriess Finds a Title
in "Bonulo England."
London, July 10.?The engagement of
William Angus Droge Mantagu, Duke of
Manchester, and the daughter of Mr.
Ogen Goelet, of New .York city, has been
announced. The younc duke is in his
twenty-first year, having been born
March 3,1877, aud la the son of the eighth
duke of Manchester, and of Consuelo,
daughter of Slgnor Antonio Yznaga de
Valle, Revanswood, La. His estate com?
prises about 20,400 acres.
Miss Goelet Is the eldest child of Mr.
Ogden Goelet, and has hecn prominent in
New York social life. She was one of the
bridesmaids at the wedding of Miss Con?
suelo Yandorbilt aud the Duke of Marl
HILL FARM MINES ABANDONED.
After a Seven Years' Fight With the
Flames the Operators Withdraw.
Morgantown, W. Va., July 10.?After
more than seven vears fight and the ex?
penditure of a vast sum of money, the
Dun'nar Furnace Company has been com?
pelled to abandon the Hill Farm Mines
to the tlames.
The balance of the coal will prcbably
burn unmolested until it is entirely con?
sumed. The mine inspectors have de?
cided this to be the only safe course.
WON'T YIELD TO THE SCALE.
A Disagreement That Means Delay for
Pittsburg, Pa., July 10.?The joint
scale conference of iron and steel sheet
manufacturers and the Amalgamated
Association, which has been iu session
here for two days, was unable to agree,
aud final adjournment without a settle?
ment was takeu at 12:30 o'clock this af?
ternoon. No date was fixed for another
The conferees agreed upon every point
but one The Amalgamated Association
declined to concede 10 per cent, for roll?
ing steel of 22 gauge and lighter over the
price of rolling iron.
The disagreement will affect 25,000
men and cause an indefinite suspension
ot work in all of the steel sheet mills of
HOHENLOHE WON'T RESIGN.
Says He Enjoys the Kalsei'a Full Confi?
Berlin, July 10.?Prince Hohenlohe,
the imperial chancellor, is credited with
declaring tc well-known politicians at
Munich that he has no Idea fit resigning
the chancellorship, but enjoys the fullest
confidence of the emperor and Intends.to
conduct affairs with even greater energy
He Is also reported as declaring that
his recent visit to Prince Bismarck was
merely to convey the greetings of the em?
This statement, together with an in?
spired article in the Norddeutsche Allge?
meine Zeitung ridiculing the scare man?
ufactured cut of the cabinet changes,
shows that an endeavor is being made to
minimize the effect of the crisis on public
A DISPENSARY' DEFEAT.
Charleston, S. C, July 10.?A decision
was rendered to-day iu the United States
circuit court preventing the State from
closing the "original package" store, now
running in opposition to the State dis?
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to Married Life, who
would atone for past fol
^ lies and avoid future piU
? falls, should writo for our
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Entirely Free, in plain scaled cover. ?
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FOUND BY ROENTGEN RAYS.
Bullet Fired Into a Sheriff's Neck by a
Richmond, Va., July 10.?C. F. Sny
der, deputy sheriff of H my the county,
Va., who was shot in the neck at Mnrion,
May 31. by Joshua Grubo, was photo
graphed here with the Roentgen ray pro?
cess and the [ball located without diffi?
The deputy was shot under veiy sensa?
tional circumstances. Grubb upon his
arrival in town from Radtord, where he
had created quite a sensation, drew his
pistol and began to 'shoot promiscuously.
He started tip the street firing as ho
went. The officer approached him and
warned him to desist, when ;the appar?
ently crazy man shot the deputy, causing
partial paralysis. Grubb, 'who was un?
der the halluciiiiitinu that efforts were
being made to shoot him, is to be tried
DEATH FROM LOCKJAW.
Mrs. W. A. Sorg.of Richmond, Victim ofN
a Rusty Nail.
Richmond, Va., July Hi.?Mrs. Wal
burg A. Sorg died this evening of lock?
jaw, produced by a rusty nail penetrat?
ing her foot. A week ago to-day, while
walking out in her yard Mrs. Sorg
stepped on n partially buried nail. The
sharp point penetrated the solo of her
shoe and wen*, an inch and a half in the
llcsh. Dangerous symptoms developed
last Tuesday. a"d for the past two days
her mouth had been so rigidly closed that
she could not take liquid nourishment.
'DEAD MAN'S CURVE" WIPED OUT
Ingenuity Produces a Grip That Will
Prove a Life Snver.
New York. July 10.?The title of
'DeadMan's Curve" for the curve on the
Broadway cable road, at Union Square
and Fourteenth street, where many per?
sons have been killed and maimed be?
cause the speed of the cars could not be
slackened, is a misnomer now. The cars
have been equipped with a new grip and
can be run at a slow speed on curves; in
fact, may be stopped in the middle of any
curve without losing the cable. The cars
were run with the new appliance for the
lirst time to day, and the _ result was sat?
MARKET ABROAD FOR WHEAT.
London. July 1C. -The Pall Mall Ga?
zette this afternoon says that owing to
the drouth in New South Wales and
South Australia it will he necessary to
import thousands of tons of ^California
FIRE FC A RED HIM TO DEATH.
Williamsport, Pa., July 10.?The kind?
ling wood mi'l of Gat ret L. Crouse was
destroyed by lire this morning. Loss
$:(0.0C0. Richard Dye, "who lived near
the mill, was so badly frightened that he
died at the doorway while assisting to
remove his household goods.
LARGE PEACH CROP.
Hagerstown, July 10.?The Blue Ridge
Mountain peaches are ripening earlier
this season than ever before, and the crop
will be enormous. The first shipments,
a line lot of the finest quality, was made
to Philadelphia to day.
Breakfast. 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents:
supper 25 cents. Meal tickets) J4. J.
Attractive Clothes at Boiled- ?
IT'S OUR TURNING POINT FOR NEW THINGS.
Tho Pftftflo 00 )UUUI naV(' t'u'u' ^ny' We've
I IIB uODUb gathered the Suits almost irrespective
'www**? of styles and what we've been getting,
and .here's the situation, lots put to?
Prices Put Down $5, $7,50, $10?Men's Suits.
Prices Put Down $5, $6,50, $8.50-Young Fellows.
Prices Put Down $2, $3, $4?Boys' Suits.
fcjgjP It's almost an embarrassment to sell our good,
stylish make of Clothes at such prices; but you know
our Clothes. We can't change the Clothes?we can
Clearing Sale of Trousers!
Large quantities to go, and quickly. That's the
reason you get our %2 Trousers for $1, and for
$1. 50; '?4 Trousers for $2. 50; ?<> Trousers for r>().
About three thousand pail's in the several lots.
You never saw such values. It' you need Trousers
now, or expect to need them within six months, you
had better come and sei? what we have. It' you do not
like it, don't buy it. If you don't like it when you get
it home, Send it back and get your money.
No let-up in the demand for our Serge and Crash
Suits. You'll never know what real hot weather com?
fort is 'til you try a Crash Suit.T ? \*C~Ji
Specially choice line of Negligee Shirts, newest
styles, colors and fabrics. Good ones as Iowas fide;
others at 75c and $1.
Straw Mats, all the standard shapes, iu all the liest
braids, to my at cost.
Philadelphia One-Price Clothing House.
-MANUFACTURBHS AMD DJBALEHS IN
Mouldings, Brackets, Shingles, Laths, Lime, Cement, Plaster,
Hair, Bricks, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Etc., Etc.
Office 1 10 Campbell St. 'Phone 174.
These Bargain Sales of Ours Are Unloading Piles of Merchandise to Our Patrons.
SOIDs/?:E3 big- ^XC^Z2SrO-3 lE^OIES TO-MOBBOW:
At 7c cacli. instead ot" L2-&C, 26 dozen Ladies' Tape Xeck
Pull Bleached Vests, Only 25 dozen. Secure them.
Shirt Waists Take?Another Slide.
49c will buy any Shirt W aist in our stuck to-morrow.
4je the yard, 2,000 yards <>i" Sheer Pretty Cool Law ns.
Newest designs for house wrappers. See them,
Special Sale of a Big Lot of Printed
Dimities and Lawns.
We will offer To-morrow into L5 pieces of very desirable
styles in Lawns and Dimities that have been until now I2?c to
15c, at Sc the yard. See them.
Big Bargain in Linen Crash for
Open to-morrow. 10 pieces good, heavy quality, Pure
JLinen prashSuiting, at only Lie yard, instead of L5c.
The,'40c Linen Crash Suitings at 19c to-morrow.
These are very stylish, but are a little too good haven't
"been appreciated?therefore the) go at 19c. (Jet tliein early.
Six or eight pieces of Wash 'Silk, worth 25c, to-morrow
Five pieces Jo f Black Goods, Priestley's best make, have
been $1, to-morrow 69c.
Three pieces pretty Grenadine or Canvas Weaves, have
been 85c to 90c, to-morrow at 59c.
Gentlemen's $1.00 Percale Shirts
About 4 to 5 dozen of Gentlemen's Percale Shirts. Have
been $1, to-morrow they ?*o at 59c.
Lot of Soiled and Mussed Hand?
kerchiefs to be Closed.
Five dozen worth lac at Sc.
Five dozen worth 25c to go at two for 25c.
Bolero Jackets and Collars in
Lace and Muslin Reduced.
One Lace Bolero .lacket, was ?.r>, now $2.50.
One Lace Bolero Jacket, was $1.75, now 99c.
Five Muslin Collars. Embroidery Trimmed, were 69e,
Lot of Sample pieces at one-half price.
Stamped Linens, worth 35c, for L9c.
Stamped Linens, worth 25Cj at L5c.
Stamped Linens, worth I2^c, at 6c.
Some big "5 O'clock Tea" Hemstitched Cloth, worth
$1.25, at 75c.
Embroidered Chiffons Reduced
Five pieces of different styles and colors in Embroidered
Chiffons, 48 inches wide: former price, $1.25 to $1.50 tin
yard; to go at 98c for a choice.
The newest and swellest things out in Gloves for the hot
weather in Wash Kid, the new Pearl and Yellow Shades,
Embroidered Backs; to tro at 88c, instead of $1.
One-half dozen Parasols to close Monday at* exactly one
half price. See them.
^; "l,itts of Remnants added to the Counter every day.
Come in and pick up some of these at a bargain.
206 Commerce (Street.
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