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NEW-YORK, TUESDAY, JUNE 12, I8W-L-TWELVE PAGES. PRICE THREE CENTS. &N AGREEMENT REACHED -j-j-B COLUMBUS COAL-MINING CONFER ENTE RB8ULT8 IN" A COMPROMISE. ?asscgCAIJ" COMMlTTEg PIXES A MiNMNn BASIS ni 00 .TNT*- A TON IV .iHlO AN!' ? CBKTS IN' PENN8TLVANIA - 1 FF. COMMITTEE1! SCALE RATIFIED TEXT OP THK AGREEMENT. Columhu*", Ohio, June ll. Ths conference o -.perat .->rs and i - shed art agreement a | o'clock this svenlng. Th." on and fi9 eenl H accepted by the minora, and the mil rs ? t t0 trork al i nee. It i.-- agreed that they Ko ti work nol nexl Monday. Thi.-- agreement of tire coi ferei I miners an operat-ip of Pennsylvania, i Indians am Illinois on a compromise scale, based on mlnln* prices of ??" cents s I ? In Ohio and SS a ton In Pennsylvania, has n >x assuage I the liam of tv Btate sui who hold the slttiai! u to be tn .re seri as I -i Ight than ll h hsaa. Presldenl Adams, of th.* Ohio Ti United Mine Workei I against i pron-..- ' ? Beal C ? Itee and w is th* .. j member of the confetence c mmltt . wh re. fused to sign the agreemenl t *-n!ght, He i.* ba-ke.l by I vael maj >rtty of the miners ..f Ohio ?*,-, proi ? I ag ilnsl thi mlse, and ii ?g *???.: : I I : ? :,! ' f Ibe re oi thP will be i wild outburst ol , . . Then ls even nik of the Obit miner- 'Ul na fl "-ii th * natl .na! oi intlon snd conUnulnp* the strike on theil 0WIi r. -,] nsll Illly. In view ? f ihe seri ,ui conditi' :?? ?? affairs Governor McKlnle- hai or(*.,. tl militia an 1 other c un ??-.....- ?> .. the Btate ar.* under amis a: their arm liven should the Ohio miners accept the con? ations of the ? mpr mlse, there is unavoidable trouble bI stopping trains on *ani. -. .. .- ii dlr m i sn i In mo lestin-? the property of the company In ways Ihe strikers '.ave violated tho restraining order Issued by th. Unll courts, and writ? havs already bi n Issued for the arrest of a r.umie- I In lhe a - contempt- In the serving of these writs lt is expecte! that I be ti ible ar. 1 possibly bloods!.*?.. and the Ur ted fl tel M ii il of the "tprthern I 'istrl t of < ihl ? hai si i puties with Win h -' r rlflei preparatory to enforcing the ordeis of the court The Marana] of the Southern District has so far been powerless to ttrve the writs In his banda, anl lt ls hlnt.-.l in offlcial circles ihat the United State* tr .ops at tssCohimbui p isl are n >w being held und r or der* lo 'be res ly I ba . thi f the Federai arts. Govern-.- M.-Kinley ordered th- 5th Regiment In:-, lae I l hi to lo duty In pr proper::- Btark ? Tuscarawas counties, where the miners are burning io.lees along the lines of the Wheeling an.i Lak- Erle ind Cleve land. Lorain and W llwaya A arrr.ei foi efl pt Ihe 1st K gl meni ar- r ow '.:. the Rt id. Ti.f - C Ittee wa? adopted unanimously ty ? j rer ?? of the r.lntr* at: | pera! irs al 10 :k to-n ghi nn . Aaasaferenca adjourned sine die. It was n i ?when the signatures wen read thal ?ad substituted for AV. ii. Murray and A. A. Adam*, ; men wh. ttood oui aat.-ti'-.-t com prmniie. John Fahv and Secretary V. A. *-Bryde The following is* the full agreemenl j-t-Bh-UOli r Resolved, That we agree that lhe rules for mln *-*?2ut>. ? np coal shall be as foll Pi*.tiburg--Thin vein. 89 cents; thick rein, M Hocking--*' Indiana Mtuinln - SO ci lr. liana bl>ck ! Btreator. Itt.--"umtr. r, f.-M. rents; winter, .0 W.lmlngtjn?Summer TT1.. cents; winter, 85 Le. Salle, 111., sad april Summer, KH Bssts; winter, IO >?if. O'her Beet) mi In Northern lilli reiar i ?-. ? ,'osl in Pittsburg . east to Tidewater shall pay the *..-.-.? ig prlcei ?- that paid by th-- Pengs* an! '.'? tmoreland Coal r mpany This scale of pr: ? n effect and bind l-.th r.-ir:ies thereto bei lng until the fin following provi? Pr vi ltd. That I ? ? ? for the Pittsburg ? genei nixed and observe i. li ls I sseraton anj rn . pera! erfjrrs | , ? named fr.r .-..,-.. over.-! by thli re .-ni::..': of the pri 'es hei ? ? - ? be seeurt;. -::. ? ent may call a meet! r to me?t at such l luthonry rn* ?> alli - th- agri cc:np.. ncc- to lhe date nam*- i her- n; if i the member* i sun. Itt ?? founl by the i provided thal being substai Bhail rems for ie sad bind stsjailsttd I ?? by tbe Mme yr-. ? parrsai its e. hal be abrogated and bo'.a par'..-- | ibllga RSBS ? - whsaever ? her dre they .hall be permitted to c.- i* welshmen O' 'ht--- .' age* shall be pru:! on th-* Jbove IC | \ ::??-- < |e i,;. J,uv diy ahall be j Interstate Boai Afoitra*. ,r. an 1 Con itlnj jSSaatora and foui -insider an-1 de t*rma.. tween the I In the above ?cnedu'.c- ?,'. ; This waa r the miners by J.-hn Mc Bride, Patrick McBryde, John A, Cali Dunkeriy Con r ri Miller, P. ll. Penna and John Fahey. J" r the open 1: Ohio, J. 1 Morton and H. I. chapman, "Pennsylvania, mada L R bins and M. H. Taylor; Indiana, J-Smith Tallev and Walter 8 Bogle; Northern ?"Ino!.", A 1 E. T. itent. Jchn McB ? '-night thal while the set tlenv-nt was not all tha* he e ?uld wish for, it ?? the beet thal the for under the drcu msu i ?he contest PittsburK, J me ll. Tl.- nt of the "liners' strike in a M nt a ton I for the nttsburg :. ? . ... i elved here with more ?atlifa^-, ; by - tl ira than the miners. Rta thought thees rate will be generally aceepte-i by ?-. peraton I rici *?'? ? '. De ??.. it, ; esld nt of the New-York Md Clevelai I Oat C .al C .mpany, s JJF '-' ? i -- rat. ;. has a . ontraci with his miners whi expln until December 1. rn* 'roi,'r.. it ls for 55 cents a I n He says l.e ?a/1r' ;; In i ! faith, an i expects the i **- p*rrf..rrn their pan of the agreement. A miners' official, here to night, s>!.| th. miner* wi]i not ;:k,. th,. ,*,??,, ,,<? settlement, bul ?V'wi.lp, ),, go to work Many of the opera "?as will ai -?? .- get their mines in rea. ?"?a work |i- .. ,ne of -,*.,??, wl!| bo darted this week. ?"blladelphla. Jun- n. ,\- ? . ? -,-. , ,* f'!-?r?' ira and ?mania Dlstrlci wi be held st All na 1 i-mor j?w. The peraton I iy received assunnces th '' ': ' ^eyr,''! - ' tly with the miner.-- and nol wough the oin.?!.,> of the Miners' Union Dp n SCI '"' ' ' ? ? her eon "'n e, and i*. wn- he held to-morrow. The op no. 'J* are st"' ti? in their de I in to tronT^n-." !h" l"''"n' 0n ?'?? ? ??"'! <liiiri,::r' ,eft h*r* *?*-nlghi f.r the Clearfield hew Vp! "'':' > u:" :'" ",fw1 *? Prore,-t the ?-.,.;1 a: w ""k. Inrindin-r the policemen who ?nen ha *?*n*gbi over 550 coal and ii ?eel, ,*vl h("'n '"'"' rr"r:i h,,,'? within the las; *"-? io the Central Pennsylvania DI Cahtivi; WORKMEN RELKASED. ^'nlomown. Pena.. Ju;... ? ,-.10 four w.,rkmfn ih**. "'(ln**ppirig led io the fatal battle ai Lemont uu\t\\\ri ***" f",ir!l to"lay hv a ?""'*,,f ''"i,u,y Ux-.r rei " ' '"''' "r Vn" ,!rikp^,, "*ar Kyle, sn<i We ,vm ^ f'rf'c""1 without u conflict. The men "?rtoua'v i"'" 'f r"'!,rh -f'-atmeiit, but were not tau m*, ,'/' ' ' ''"y w r" l,r"'-'"h' ' ' held th ! isainst the otrlk rs sri ?-om-,"',,^,',r' -^ -"hey wen then uken to th lr jC BmI " '' ?? ?tre^t ,?.'?, :,''-'K.f,'f w?? permitted to r.maln In Relock ? n.ii ,',''" nf' ih ? yi-sfnl-.y mornln** at 9 H. *h? majrV-L:,.?r.ock th,s norning. The t ** taken .r.'-K!t,v'.v r'%fu-->"l '?< allow the body to *? ihe.r houses, fearing they would have to pay th? runeral expenaea This m-rninj- lt was r*-mtvft to a r, in pi nv house. Thf- dead man wai yean nf a---- anl i'i 1 a family living tn s mthern Austria. Tho condition ol thi twa men at the hospital is i.rloui. Large crowd! ol strikers vlilte. ,i i ,7.-11 smail mines nn George's 1're.-k !: a: I burn". id! thr- tooli ind mir<? eui found. At laveral pliers the pr.>pai were removed from the mine entries an.l th-- hanks allowed tu cave In, ConnellavHIe, penn , .Inn*- 11 -A riot nr-rnrred h-re this afternn.an. In which Michie! Koeilckl, a Slav mke worker from Davidson, was probably fatally iii't by James Stanley, i deputy aheriil from Moyer. Stanley came In on ? Southwestern triin ar ? Shortly after he si - n by 1 crowd of strik? er* who chased him through tne atrr-eta until he wis knocked down. Stanley drew his revolver ind fired one shot in the crowd, the bullet 1 through Kosslekl's neck. Cltli I the 1 mi 1 Stanley, who w ,* lock* 1 up for safety. , DESTROYING RAILROAD PROPERTT. , SCENES OF DISASTER OOXTINCB H*ONO THE ROADS CARRYING WEST VIRGINIA 1 Bellaire, ohio June ll (Special), -iv. lent Wood i ford, of the Cl velan.l, Lorain ind Wheeling Rall* ? ' road, hai been in conau'tatlon 1 th Oeneral Howe at Wheeling Creek to-day, with regard I ni committed to lay at leveral points In irawai and Stark cou ? i ? .Il tia will bi rder I norr >w morning Ne ir Mill* i vale this :n ruins a wo 1 len bri Igi 153 - ga ? I flre by il to p it it ip n by tb ind thc br! lg r ly deitroj ed 1' les the 1 1.000 and th il 1 be shut out fOT ihrpe la) Two big gi 11 bridgeman and two pile-drlvera rn ol out < road this morning Oen ral Howe left here thli afternoon fur Columbus to coniult with <',. ? - M Kinley. It li I .rill bi : . guai i the road and I take-: from thli vicinity, where they are badi) IV: v. \ 1 ::. -.ir Whi 1 ling 1 '"? a morning, Btrlh ri placed .1 dyn bomb so that a train paning ov r lt would ? it and wr< -k I ith train and bridge. Two ml in.-'i - .lia ivered :: In :.1 ?r.u::i guar le I bj lol lien a - Seuikl, wai irrested 1 a 1 Si 1 '.-^ warrant. Tur ? an : ' W near Hnrn< ? ' ? ' in iny ni:;. i?- no 1 with 1 nen are tr ?. a,, running ri now attending the business I ? 1 y mc ,'(?'!. Wheeling, W. Va., June li There haa bei n -. 'Itlng char icter i re to- liy. The ri ar-- lill] here, bul v. " .re .::. i Ohio iv .rn I ta ha 1 m ire ui I'nlted Stat. - n rahala. In the t'nl thia morning Ju "off sei for sixty la) 1 for ? mtempt In n >t ob ? ? on Baltimore an I 1 ihi 1 iv ipi r:y -: lame charge are to b strikers n em more afr. 1 thi .ry. Maaalllon, Ohio, June ll -The a* 1! ? pori trip.a non u from Belmont County 1. Stark ninety two ? In railroad ? . ? .. ? protect thal ll will >?? made vin tall) v., ifflc. Earl) thli moi i Wheeling an I V ike Ki ... Coal . 'ompan)'- 1 v- ?: ? five miles nor! reil f Man with glam j. ?? ... ? hm lt ? ?? .is, i t , hai Ile Weal firs week hiv ' "?? 8 .'oal were forwarded from ihi Ih for thi ' ? . ? ; tr-||M fact, lt i.< thouwht. 1" I to the lesti 1 1 roi : li blook( -l. Another rm iii I was deitroyed thli n. urning on ihi Clevelai ton un! Southern Hui.r.a.! lust north of Navarre. Hcaw ;,. rei of plank, sharpened io a w ? horn tenon. vt*r* tte"! nn rpe outer rails of r>ur\-ea at I I Coal tale and Ro 'k Cut in I run upon th'-m. clearing the traek Ai ll II ? ' l to I l'...v! h. iow. Tr..- Obi " ' isis ge of trail - ira.'ks betv ??? n ly .-.. n<) Cambridge Tui nei an I by I Wheeling Creek, 1 ihi 1, Ju wi re j Lol i Rallro - bing tl li 1 Ti n or ? hills at the ddlei ; ' ' .I Mur iger Woodfor thnt 1 rho discovered I delphi 1 wi re flr< I at ?..?-. ?as CONFERENCES IN THE WEST ('sk u .,.-1, ii wa, J the Iowa 1 1 and I wei 1 repi I to ap ai Batu lay nlghl which provides ile nf ..-i: an 1 ih- ml' ind 1 ? In foi luring ye .re I, ' . ' ? Ul. Ihe u ' ' ' 1 ' Iowa, ai ! ihe sam b .ntlr i. I89S Th 13 Thi re i? 1 > be men who are ? ut. Th pera c mil ler c .mplalni ? at ai th , and ? ? pr inaptly adjuat any wi -,. It is agree I that all the 1 n the Stat. n ri ? . Wed willing 1 Whi:' i 1 ? . ? iv C - pal ? ia a ling I In bringing about . : In Vt- list Kansas City, .lune ll ?Th. miner* ton wen In B-Mloi ill day j il >i lay, bm no ment wai ? , ferei j. urned lubji ct to the call Oreg r, ol hi -Iii 1 -' Union, bul ll lay thal no mor ? mf< rencea will be held, 'i have de I send di \i ?? Kansai to Induce the workmen there to q LABOR LEADERS IX CONFERENCE. PLANNING "I" BECL'R] CONCERTED ACTION I.V ALL THE OREAT OROAN'IZAI I ' BL V u I, J in tl, Tl ?? .1 :. . f Lab tim*! of L ii"'.-, 1 ' a ? : '. - ra) or* . K ie V . fy. in, tx .'-ir .. 1 . 11 ,', I When thi 1 ' , ? . 1 dasie- Work tl .- ? ' .. 11 , John W Hayeg ar 1 W. J I::* , ip; A . ?...: of L iel J. G P. J. I Frank _ Uro f Voe motlvi t. li. Young MU 1 md N ?-? rho id ol 11 ? Kin m... F I'. .' ? -?? v ? 1 : .rk W A ? W. il '.,,..'! ???.'...' li . '. of R 1 ii wa; !?: V 1'. irk. 1 irmi 1 ance I. K. V in T V VfcfJuire, of th Executive Bi Knli 1 y represent, tl The confer. : j- rr. , when a I : fr-.m a tr favoi ? itlon of th. and I il. r ni, bu! .1 iv, -ati I uni .1 natl r n. n g t h < m ii ni beni fl! ind for proteenioi I ab lt li be'.b vi '. thal ? dde 1 it ail iboi rganiiai 1 I bin I tl m 1 :, IV! tt th. evening 1 Knight! <f Lah >r |..-< - . nted 1 documenl outlining a basil for uni D purpoae, but nol ..f orgi ilsatl ur Thli ?. lo a committee, and the conference adjourned until to-morrow, Ol'TRAOES nv STRIKERS IN' ALABAMA Birmingham Ala., .inn.- 11 -The big '.r.n hridsr* Kansai City, Memphli and Blrmlnghim Rail? road, it Carbon HUI, otu blown up with dynamlti ? i..y 'Vu ? or the dynami!" occurred '".v a. few minute! before thi mnrrrinir tram reached ?? bi: lg. Hr::.'-. - .. ? i-. ? ? - -.; - ha*. ?? be sn burn ? 1 a liyi, ? feral attempt! bivi v hum a .ons Ail ihese acta ar- cl irg I I i the itrlkers, whose purpose is lo prevent the tran*: coal The Sheriff ins gone to Ca rb n ii ll I 1 make ir rei ti, COXTBOLLBB pnnriiTs O/tXIEi 1 EV BOB. Albany, -lune 11 ??-.?' vr Robert! I In regard lo lha Ur. Hard and Colonel Morgan had had ai ? ? 1 ? - . . il f f ar Oo ve I 101 V vi .Ii Ni vi ") -I- .' ! ? t .!? 1: ;. : .r c ionel M ri .. il. 1.1 . roi Been Mr, Pl itt \i .1 . Hi ha-1 ir:ven r.,. iuth i to bargain ..wai his im.of action tindir any clrcumiianceB. If he Gould not hold office anl carry h.s autonomy ur.J-r J*1- - vu hat ha -Ju "-o: wish for ellice. BREA KI Mi THE BEA T RECORD Tin: HOTTEST ELEVENTH OF JUN"]-: IN TWENTY THREE YEAR8. TratPERATTRE IN Tin: STREETS MUCH HMHEB THAN THF. OFTICIAl. PIOI'RES SOME PROS IOX8 Bt"T NO DEATHS CAUSED BT THK S'"N'5- RATS T*." weather yesterda* was s record-breaker, A ut the records r the Weather Bureau shews that yesterday s .... .-respon.ling ? iny In ih, last twenty thr." years. The ut tal mid-June temperature of SO degrees wns f-mn.] i ed at I obsenstory .-ri th.' top of the Iv, itt ible ! ? .ch j rsterday after while ih* then ? outside the I irk Row and P Im toi ? , as they wers lo t1 i? fl.lon* from plategla - windows and the r? fra I he ps vern ? up, In some Insi an. es, sa high a.** i'i or S6 \ : he Bun lit I he mi reury, . night at Cl began io ipa I ai I I mbed higher snd higher prison. Whe! way wa In full swim I b thi i mom. ten saw ll degi cb In* 1 . . I ;>; degn The .*..!.. water fountains and other ? ng spots i ided by pers| pl.. v. hose re ! fgees, ll np Indli it. .1 that the hi st was : ttl ell fl It .'. iy and Six In Tv enty-l i large ? . Fifth >\e. v. - , ? thor* ?'?*... :? I WU u ..- Utile ;r .utile .-.-? ;? ?. -.! '..? ren t? th ? /. bl * rn. t rily 1 f-ui..' -.- f.-;-. un ll h. re, , had a har I lime ..f it Th. ? . \ ??. ,\ ? :\ u i rm ? . f the .- .mi .- au I ? ? posiire ling, are 1 ? oming c im A number of pi m,' " w .--..th. a ??, si tli" r ? ? ? : u ?! - gre* . ? '? r - in lown thi ai any I ital ? , I HARD BLOW JTSAFI DEPOSITCOMPANIES AN r.V lt if rn: INHERIT in . TAX LAI" PRIVATE PAPERS MW I.li IN? ST! ED UT I'fll.l.' . im A hal : - ? - ? ? B , tu'r.r.s ' - - pa-?r. -, ' - ' : ; - ' ' I ' ? ' I ? . ? - I! e ? -. u Si a v. tu " Till < I n IPI I '? i i.i ISER l Vi H>r\ I'. CAPTAIN DAT .TS HE HAD VIOLATED MO !.\.\ ?Tl A X - M.,*--, .Im, il The ? . i :.??! i.-.ring l: ii h wa* fired nn by a ("ana ' treat), but c-sn I hei I hei . '..|.linn I ia) i th. A w. g ofl ? lo rei ? - |*.,rt Hast Moi of our en a them leave i ? ? .... ? ? we lille 1 tv I ? Ta ' of I'hai Da . ? . . i... ? >. ?. i. ..... i ? ..,.,* ? il ll I fur hil lying tn ? .;. i ? ?? r ? I ' iy report ii ' ? li.el . n viols Thal ' lu Hawkesbury, to i rapli.il * I em. 1 lt .'. ! .: once '! ? A we .? .-. lng b) l .? . . the . utter'! li .'? t-w off \V Ks wi i knowing thal i d. lulu I. ,,i, I ".nt ..'it fn h hahl . wotil'l h - >me : nlli... m. i m. to |.---. ? i heed lo the i utter nffli lal*, |lU| |o keep .ii f'.r (Slouresler, ho Ihi vessel was k.;,t on hi r rmirei I Out of i 'una., u rate 'I ).-? ? ii" ? i on th" eutti r I'lg ii the boal. bl ght I ? ?' Into pl iv Th* I...-1 ? was I I not mund ? i up Two fter the fl} lng n skii g ;, i if- gap iii lhe m< u; 'mi 'i '?' n ihe strati In a j* ... i ..... - ' . . I I rr kl .* ? tx: rl>.ir.,l -. i, I ll,.. f. w i . , ? ? ! - u hom fleered, and th. . i . i-i . ? i 11 ?. 111 ? t ,| ;,-? biri me the Nova Peotlans, for 1 believe . ..i ?. i ? r. by i. ii ? ????. who tobi a pack ? f ll. - f"i spite I i uv violated .. : ... I ? Liver nd. and have lhe rlirht : hour* * Ithoul re ? ..... Custom Hou The ll isl <>?' '? wart left be? hind iv i \n RH i X r\ il l ri Tn SIBERIA. Buffalo, June 11 \ E Blelskl, of No. 1.111 Broad ar ty, thl* city, hi li letti . I lied May CS, from Mr. Janknwskl, In Ruaslan Polland, stating I Buffalo, 8 V Kd ved twenty-five year' In America, mom. it he I ? Russian ?ill, ar* : ? . Siberia 'i i;-- Po ? ? I the nat? ter to Hi reta ry Oren LITTLE nm IT rv THE XOKTHWEST, 1. lluth, Jun- 111 - * ! th .1 there ere i.-. i groundi for bsMel that by the Brat part of August there will nut be iah si the ? Lakes to sup] ly ,v,e ml ii Tai amount In atora si th* present 'itt I I.SOs.es*' The amotint now lefl In farmers' h.nn in li it the last Ira* ? ? * up -a vat-rs for r raH hoing fal ' -- ii > r .: : bell ; v if coi lump ?i. nta bo prozimati .:? m: 2.000,000 a m..nth. tha supply li mir* tr.an '..key to be exhausted before -h* crop big.ns ?- "nova. RICHARD CROKER FLED. FE A I, EI> TU VI FA TE OF ROESCH. A CONFERENCE WITH THREE FRIENDS TILL 2 A. M. ON* FRIDAY. SOT TILE THF.X DID HE DECIDE TO GO. HE WAP ADVISED THAT THE LEXOW COHMTTTEE COULD BOT COMPEL HIM TO TESTIFI ii* WITNESSES IMPLICATED HIM IN IVROKO " DOING. HOWEVER, BE HIGHT RAVB TO GO OB THF STAND VOLUNTA? RILY TO "VINDICATE ' BIM* Bl ? *?" Til \T W tl WHAT IHu DREADED with thi: EX? PERIENCE OF lt' 'KV 'li BEFORE HIM Richard Croker did not d ide to leave the c itintry until within thirty-two ii mrs of the Ball? ing of th? r.nbria. The Tribune is able l - the Btatcment that up to Thursday after no -ii h" had no Intention of p-.-int-- abr ad. Il not nntl' iv | of thi fate I Civil .lust'- ? V- ft V ii ':. will was ex ! ui tii.i: div before the Lexow Commll " made up bli mind that hi could at v ? fate ' v ei ;. inly by night. a ?: fi ,-?? ? . bli mool truited idvderi waa . \ .. 5 li v Seventy fourth-it., "ii Thunda] night. Mr. Croker anl **2S3 RICHARD CHOKER. j his friends, with fear and dread i tl lr fare... ' sltuatloi They talked ? ver the I ? Mr ?; ?rr* as the houri pail At 1 I o'clock n I ilia? tl ? thi ? ; quart ? Mr ' nd three r-i' ndi in I o uniellori ? up n:. i , in ki '- heir giasst i, and ss drank, thi wordi, "Wa ir., laved! We ? ? -,.,ere prot ? bj e'1 ia* li- ?-n,:, grimly as he ; ? , bade hil iguei a long i prepar ? - nee from l . ? RY EMINENT LAWYERS for i .uld nol , ..nt. ' ran ! ? ? . They were i I I - "." the ? ? '. I nf iai kin I, ? - ? thor ? f thi mitti ? ? rep ri lu Mr l th ? i"? ' i". f tl un ler whl 'h ' itei wei ? app Inti I did not em| ll him as a win,- i. i i id i ex ('niil. li ? I by thi irta ai to ' like p iwen in 1 they : Mr. Croki r ? ife fr m Mr. Oofl'i I ng inqulrl f th* wi > The I'".i?s.-?t c immltti e of isl ? ' r ? ted the | ? . . .? ; i Rut that wai which ll wai created wai rn i I wi ia di I ex tend to mei ? ? ' New- V -r:< WHAT THEY BAH) TO HIM "Vu. Mr Croker," the) tal.1, "have never been ni ? b I with the Poll i Depan - with any .1. pa: rm.-ni In this city which thia Lexow mlttee li luthoiis 1 :?> inve ligate. There? for they cam il aub j. ? na you ,,f , mpel you to a ii Ingle question unle < you voluntarily make yourself ,i wltnesi But the moment you enter the wit? ness chair, If you deride to do so \ luntarily, , mk.- yourself i witness for all the pur post i of the - ttee, ind u III be nhl lg ver whatever questions nw be pul to you The matter ls In y >ur own hands, ho vi ver, an 1 th re is ii , law thai ts iii . impel j u to app ar ? ? riv' , om ml ttee." Mr Croker waa pleaie-1 in l happ) whi n he re reived thli advice, and it li said reward l the learned men with ? lavlih fee H" had nol the ? ai Intention of puttin ? . ii;.- .. iii" st,ind, and I:" could lo k .>:i without i;;i .||.moll -li as he -ow poid | v, rr-, | lice captalm and other officials "roasted." lie even wenl so far aa to proclaim his belief that i'll guilty officials should be driven from the .s.-r vi. .? and prosecuted to thi extent of the lan REALIZED HIS OWN POSITION. lt was not until Mr. Roeich gol his experience of v lng b -fore the committee fi r ? Indli ition an 1 wai figuratively flayed alive thal Mr Croker realized bli own real poiltlon. II.uld nol .11 vst himielf of its alarming character, il* knew thal the chancel wer. .ii leasts th >uiand l ? om thai in the .v.urse ..f the investigation his name would i" dragged Into th.? testimony Indeed, lt hal been already, although n..t In an alarming way. by Morris Tekulsky, whi had said that he wen! to Mr Croker t. secure his nomination for delegate to the Constitutional Convention be i :s.' there was nobody elie who c ul J give ll to him. Bul Mr. Cr ker did not eire anything about thai. When the committal began to inquire Into how thi poolrooms came to doss and larger mattera ..f a kindred s.-rt his name might bl ni. ntl. ned In a waa- that would timk* lt appear thnt there ??-as. tii.thlnR left for him t.t do but to follow Roeoch into th.- "vlndlrattnf" buslnesi, and there might bi such i demand on the part of the pre-* and th- public t >r him to go up rn tli ? Hand and maka his innocence apparent that lt would be Imponlbli to avoid doing it. if he re? mained lu Ne*v-Y..rk, th-re might bl DO way ..ut of IL The only meam of iicape lt was brought home to him last Thanda*/ night wa* In not being he-e when thu Hine arrived. If he was not here he could nol 1.ajoled or driven to h-*eome a Witness and exculpate himself. If he remained in New-Tork and went in for vindication he could '.here he nsk^'i all the questions that people have been wanting: to have a ns wet ed about where he -rot his lmmer.se wealth, all about the assessments which Tammany Hall lays upon corp -rations v.hloh go to make up the Income of the greedy tiger, anl all about legis? lation regarding Huckleberry mads and hun? dreds nf other things which would make Croki " cut a sorry ticur-* ll* he attempted to answ-r. He piain!y Baw that "P.ieseh would not be in lr," when compared to the piirrht in which he w mid then t,.. Th- mind of the ex-Czar of New-York was made up, and su were the minds ..f his three advisers, wh ? sat through the hours of that night With him. There was hut one thing to do, and thar waa ri put the broad Atlantic between him and his home. Evidence corroborative of the fact that Mr. Croker's decision lo gr was a- sudden as it was H-: mndlng was found yesterday. He was down on the Umbrta'a list ut: ler the name of "John Miles" and his paaaaae waa nit engaged until lite on Frilay afternoon, within a few hours of the steamship b il.lng. home ur hi; ron cities. MUNICIPAL REFORM CLUBS DRAW VP IM Pl >UTANT AMENDMENTS CLASSIFICATION OF CITIES L'NDER OENERAL LAWS A PART Or THE SCHEME H ' SPECIAL I '. IISLATION WITHOUT Til:: CONSENT OF THE Itl'NICIPALTIES AFFECTED. [Vf TBfjBOBAFal TO TnE THll'lNt".| Alban**, .ina* H.?Several merni rs of the Commit* ? ? nty-on* appointed ??.; ths recen confer* arri*.- 1 hi re ; , ? *?? parl .'i a general meeting of this c un* n-itr.-.. here to-morrow, At this meeting vartoui iment.-i to the Constitution to triv..- home rule to cities and to i m .-*? tte electl ms .ti 1 then will b Coi -'?' nal Convention Among il* were .1 Augustus Johnson, presld. I nfederated .; . . i Government Clubs ' New-York; Henry lt. ii.-krr.-.ri snd Lewis lt. Delafleld, of New-York, mil ?: l . ;.-r-.. ral J inn C Ora*. -- ? t m Hali, of Alb inj. ws ia , * enl lr was reported to such niemi.er*' ar' had arrived 11 in ?? Rule, of which Mr Beekman was chairman, had drawn up the fol lowlnsj proposi I amen In N. city ahall hereafter be Incorporated by -; law The Legislature ihall enact general laws f .r ol ettie < un Heil tha ? cll les of the - im possess similar | wei. sn 1 be lubje I t > ir restrictions. Cities heretofore Incorporated and org wi ted may I in rganised .. lavr-i whenever a majorlt) I irs of any such city voting thereon at arr.- special or gen? eral election shall vote In favor I I such II las *<h ill ruak.' provl ? , organisation of any tuch cit) ? ? . may fr. rr ? irs therein. Bu th il i.'.v.a -hull iii all c-*ses pr i com . I il purposes, uri! :'??? in each cit* organlz*d .ii !.-r. which li*- rh-- last preceding Federal or Stati censu than JOOOOO Inhabitants, the c immon c .??1 u . ticket from the wh ile city, an I in su.-'i manner thsl there ihall be minority or proportional reprea - - mell, ana pr n loton ihall "the ? :;.*ra. ticket - i . il. lt) ur I ll BU -. tri mtier that there be ruin .:? ? ml r .present itlon ? he q lall !i ?! ? ? lt i ny gen ?p* : -I eli .?" in i il ? In fav ir there ' \\i.. i ihall ii iv-- organised under a gen Legls* for a municipal purpose nhaK tak-* eft.-.-r in itv unless the nam" bs sceepted anl approved by the local authorltl.-. thereof. The Ij*ar!?la;ur.. provide hy metn *ds hv gi neral law may provisions if th * Constitution. No law hereafter passed bar tha :.-- ? ff ? " !n sny cll ime be ?? I and bpi r ive I o-a, ot . ll waa fui - - ? ' I should ; . j ire ! sep : fr rn S ite a THEY Ifim i,ht IIU'VI DISCOVERED OIL. Bt'T IT Vt KU ONI.T \ LEAK PROM A PIPE OF THE 'ANT. John Hui i i'i Ztermer** brickyard st bu ns fi om other men employed aboul tt-..' work th | all ere ! a n< w oil flel ! The Bl ? mpany, howi ver, run ri.-k i 11 I ii bout two feet if rf' ru ipi | a ik. Thia wa JJ IDE IXSASE BY A BLOW. PRANK ? I MMINOS A RAVING MANIAC WHEN HE En BEIN . STRUCK nv ? INN \m ih ? ' i quarrel In the nettlinc: place of .lines Quinn, at No Twenty-flftl Frank Cummings, nine! i mechanic - pavilion at Bellevue, and James Quinn, tha ind his friend, Francis < >' ..' \ 14 Easl Tl Irtj ie ? nd-st , are locked np In th- East Twent) lecond-st. station, Barlj lasl ? >?' tit Cummings, with a demijohn in place and. ad In v. ung i (ulnn, sud. "Give m quarter for ( privi you eenti " rei lied Quinn; but hi? refused this, and when he round he could , 'am* ibu !'.: ill) he plcke I un ? - and Quinn, *.*? h > H an athletic young fi Hos. knocke l ?IV ru For a time he lav nr..-. ns dous, and I'ol!.*eman Hefferman, of thi Basi Twenty-second-si il H ::..,; ? | >..- lummoned an ambulance from lull. ,ne Hospital Snr.;.'..ri Keli.i. r- tored 1 he sn ! lenlj began to He was taken ti Hell vu-, where lt required Warden tVItonrk-*. Regl-trar Oleeson. hr. '?? : : mt.*, to set i Im Into the Inssnc -..u-.iii. n Quinn --ti hi* friend ri'Donnell were locked up to avail hirth r levi lonments Mr I". :?-. of the ll ??: . Btshle Brm of rt.-* **? i.rr. nit-red to nive ball, but ball was refused. SEITLFt IV/) OH rvs i\ DEBATE. THET SPEAK PROM THE RAME PLATFORM IN LEX* INO ;. iN "HIE KINRI1 OE DEN ll SCED AM DI ..:.' :> PROM THE CHICAGO IN l-l AGUE CLL'U. Lexington Kj . Ju ? ll. The liveliest meeting of the Ashland District campaign was held thia Ts tasnd of w . C. < ?w? rn 'a frienda from .; *orgetovt n cam In on a iln o' thine. b. lecked with banners and i.unt in.- Five hundred came In from Frankfort on s i train, and hundreda arrived from Woodford < -...ni" ? ti1 '?? . n th ' regular train | . >u try roads h ndreda i und their way to tl it la estlmat i that thsra were I . end (rangers in the city wh. ri th.* speaking began at :: "'? lock. Judge J.r.- R, Morton Introd icel Mr. Oweni from i ? ige, which had been h inda imelj d ? ir it?? l by thi rranted. h-> auld, in saying thal the candldac) if >'.,ion.*l Hrecklnrldge ???? ia ai \*-ur with the prin. plea, alma ind pun i of et society han ere* uted to conserve and Improve morals snd elevate mankind. Ii In opposed to the public opinion ? the . mr.'ry, and li regarded by ti.- mass of the women of the district, if nol of the i nt!r>* coun* u* un insult to them The candidacy of Colo <...?-' . *.* ' >??.'?.. ?< ? ? . .1 l .III, Mil,' h.* had saM or would wy in the future, he ought r i come to him like a man and n*: ineak awa; hide himself behind "th it long-esred, long-haired, crack-brained and Irreaponslble hrute, Editor C C Moore." Thia referred to tli- Editor of "The grass Blade," who printed a long article against owens iii th.? last Issus ..f hi* paper. H-* gave a never.* drubbln ( to Mr. Hurtle. Winn Bettie was Introduced he ..cored owens so severely thal ths Owens men tried to howl him .'.own. i t ? ni- i '.i do so The general opinion v. i i.t Bettie had the be .t of th ? debate, Chicago, June ll a* b meeting of ti.-- i;.>.-ir.| of im-. tu i of the l'nlon League Club, of this city, !?> .luv final a.Mimi wns tak.*ii in the cane of Congress? man Rrecklnrti!**re's honorary membership In that organisation. A month seo ths directors voted t.> strike his tame from the roll, and as BO defence had Leen entered hy the Colonel, the action of the directors wa* put Into effect. YALE WILL MEET OXFORD SO THE UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC ASSOCIA? TION HAS DECIDED. THE CHOSEN TEAM WILL LEAVE NEW-TORK OH JINE Lit ABD WILL MEET THE ENG? LISHMEN UN JOLT ld fur -n-.M-omni tc thr thibc**!.] New-Haven, June H.?The students of Yale by a unanimous vot-* this evening decided to send an athletic* team to Oxford to compete with the Englishmen in tra-k BtRltUes,Thl meeting wai ' held in Old Chapel, Manager Walcott, of the Yal* Track Athletic Association, presiding. C. H. Sherrin, 'so, waa Introduced. He said that a movement had been in progress since HST to send I team ot toast kind to compete with English un lergraduatei tn some branch of athletic!. Cricket, baseball and football were out of the queatlon. It was h ipod to arrange a boatraoa either this year or next. He sall that this year Seemed the more dewaMe for an International e mteit In tr,ck athletics, as the Yale team waa the best ever got together. He thought the chancel t it luce m were mon than ever in Yale'i ?Ide of the mi,Idl" iiii". Ile said that Mr. Van Ingen had been over and ha 1 consulted with Ox? ford min. Those most interested had recently re reived word that the oxford team waa complete vii thal Oxford'! letter of invitation was ready I ? i .v ird to Tale. The i-vents, with those who will contest them for Yal.-, I..!- ai foll iw*: ISO-yard .lush. Ashland Jr., :?".: half-mi'e run, W. S. Woodhull; mile ru-: J. E. Morgan; 120 yardi hurdles, L, H. Cady, ':?'.; hammer throw *nd .--hot put, W. O. .; and A. B. Brovn; broad Jump. L. P. Sheldon; high jv.,np E. H. Cady. Mr. Sherrin i a contest it teemed Yal-* h > I a fair cha e to Win. In both the runnlr.g high an 1 running broad Jump thi English meai ? '.. i liffereni from the Amoric&n, so that the c mparison of tecorda was faulty. He ' that the v.,;,. team would Mil un June ?0 by 'ti.- Bteamer New-Tork. Wh.n the project waa put to vote lt reedited th- unanlmoui lanctloi of the students Wm sembled, and \ applause greeted thu action. Ofllcen of the track athletic association for 'SB were elected a folio wi: President and manager, G. K. B. Wade, 'Hi Vlce-preeldenL E. H. Cady, ':'*, assistant manager, S. Day, '96; Becretary, W. S. Woodhull, OXFORD PIXES THK DATE OF THE MEETING. London, June ll?The athletle contests between the Vale and Oxfird University teams will take Vs Club grounds, at Kensington, on *Ay .,. The oxford Athletic Club han seat under this date a long letter to the Yale athletes concerning the ? ons of the games. The letter contains the following statements: All difficulties of forming the Oxford team have been remo* -I. and oxford is fully prepared to a. cept Yale'a challenge. The first condition of thia acceptance li thut there shall be nine events, name? ly: Flat racei of ?-. mlle, .i half-mile, n. nuarter mlle and Itt) yardi; a hurdle raes of 120 yards, with ten (lights, a broad and a high Jump, and weight l uni hammer-throwing. The second con.ll Ilon r- thai there shrill v?- no more than two con-* ? - from each university In any one event. The other condition! are: That all contests shall be conducted in accordance with the rule! govern? ing th<- annual (unrests between Oxford and i*am* excepting only the weight-nutting and ham? mer-throwing, in whVh the rules observer! be. tween Oxfora and Ci mbridge and between Harvard and Yale respectively may l>e followed, that thi referee's deciiton be Anal, and r.o appcut may b-j tik.-n; thai the contaitanti be bosen aolely from, rhe Rngilihmen and American! sharing or Tiallfded ;.. lhere resp, ctlvely In the forepoinir contest! tn KM; that Yale and Oxford mutually certify that none nt th.- competitor! ever .hared In any competi? tion with or against professionals, within the defi? nition and laws of the Amsteur Athletic Association <.i England; that uoth "lulu* accept the Queen's Club's financial proposals namely '.hat the Yale an l Oxford and Queen's duh divi.le i-'iually the net profits or losses of the games. SUDDEN DEATH OF .1 EA I EEO JD BUILDER MEL DAKIEL E DAVENPORT STRICKEH WITH APOPLEXY IN HU ROOH AT THE .;::.'? Ni) HOTEL I Colonel 1 I E. Davi well-known rail ii il In his r-rrn in the Grant Hotel al I last night Apoplexy - v-i. ai the ' hil .loath by Coroner i ? deputy, ? I tba b-dy. Vr.??;. r! had n t b^n feeling weil for ai i on Sunday n rbt retired to hat ro .ni a' '.! '. ,'. ck At , , bellboy went to the b i un irised, a ? - . m. Ka maia. v help, ar.; ii -vis found i lionel was i- ty yean old, anl ? 't bom Hf father was ? - >no of the \ aa v -r ? ck. Ilr-f, :-> the Civil W ir br >ki out tbi everal rall* road- in Ti ?? Ken tu ky ll waa in NV.s:-.. vii ,'. T- -,n , when the war broke out, and rain I ? comp v ms fir th! n. wi* brldge-bullder under General! And rs -. and MeOal'.um. Afterward be built a : a lilli cs. another -.- .--via Hay. X. Y.; her In S iva Scotia and the Lo Vi road, In the Provinci of Angola, li trent B Ve a 'Mea f Ba'.mac la, * I him to bul! I a rallr i !. ind a tte out there he r-tumed to n's, N. F . where his widow i '. ? r. are. 03 .1 he ,irr.\. ! at the Orand Hotel, ar.l had ? got atina for the hu ' railroad la San Domingo H a a low and son have been in? ch. THE BURGLARS USED CHLOROFORM. **RIOHTEN*ED AWAY BY THE SCREAMS cr ONE 09 TlIKin VICTIM- A R iBDERY AT RICR. MOMI) Hi.i.. The oil Fowler houM at Richmond Hill. L. I., Occupied by Frank Waterman, a well-known resi? dent of Albany, was broken Into by burglars be? tween the hours of I and ii o'clock Sunday morning. Mr. Waterman moved into the house two week! His family consists of bli wife and her sister. Miss Knight. Mr. Waterman was awakened shortly before :i o'clock by a nolie. He heard Miss Knight screaming, and upon hurrying downstairs he dis*. I door had hen broken In by ng the panels, lie found his wife breathing heavily, and apparently unconscious. He threw- the windows open, and then ran t.> the bedroom ot Mlsa Knl tht. Her room wai full of the odor of chloro? form, air i she wai unconscious. The window! were railed, ind In 1 sturt time Miss Knight revived. When able to talk ihe said thut two men had stood beside her uni Hashed a dark lantern in her face. She ."iii ! sve no description of the man who held the 1 intern There were wagon tracks on the lawn, but they could not be traci after they reached the high way, Mr. Waterman aa) 1 he has a distant recollro tlon of hearing n was n driving away from his 1 he awoke. It is believed that the burglars by thc hysterical screaming of Miss Knight. The thieves secured only a small amount ot money, - clothes, silverware and some of Mrs. Waterman*! lewelry. DESIRI 7CTIFE EUEE iTFIRES IS MICHIGAN. A VII.I.ACE ENTIRELY WIPED OCT, AND A OREAT AMOUNT OP TIMBER DBSTBOTBX*-. Marquette, Mich., June ll v. itmcttvi forest firei arc raging ir. the neighborhood ol Nestorla, fifty mil's weat of here Two bridge! on the South 8hore road were bunn I, lb pplng traffic ta Duluth, and a hard light was Decenary to protect the company'! property lt Nestorla. Tile burning district coven .an area a mlle wide and flw miles long, and the leitructlon Of timber must be enirmvjs. Similar Brea extend southward at Interval! fur many miles. Bagot! 1 lui -.nz viii .ge ff t?< Inhabitants, waa completely wiped out on Sat ur.lav night, and a freight train on the Milwaukee and Northern road >l on lire uni several can burned. Only tha most meagre rei irti hive v >n received, as in many 1 the wires are down and travel ls entirely sue. penKil._ DEAD BOBBEE IDBXTIFIBD as -BUL" PAT.TOy Ardmore, I. T. .lune IL?Mn. Dalton, wife of "Hill" Dalton, the notorious Outlaw, admitted yes-. ter lay t'uit lier late hu?ti.ir, t Wai 'he leader In the Longview Bank robbery, Th.- other members of the gang were "Tom" Littleton, "Jim" Wallace and Charlei White, otherwise "Jim" Jones. "Jim" Wal? lace, who wis killed al Longview, ls a brother of Il mst n Wallace, at u'h v- Dall >n was killed. - Benjamin Dalton, the olden of the Dalton en '? 11 r lay anl Identified th.; holy of nls brother "Bill." Officer! of the Longview Bank al.-, identified Dalton as the man who pre e-ui-J ihi litter of Introduction to the caahler.