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SCUA2sTON, PA., SATURDAY MOKXING, NOVEMUEll 17, -1894. TWO CEXTS A COPY. TO EOUALIZniE PRICES Individual Coal Operators Tight the Lehigh Valley. DEMORALIZED STATE OP TRADE The Indlvlduul Producers Combine for I ho Purpose of Inducing Carriers to Equal ' lie Lino oud Tidewater Prices. Prise Are Being Cot. By the United Press. Philadelphia, Nov. IS. The action of the general managers of the Individual Anthracite Coal Oper ators' association In New York yester day. In adopting a resolution requesting the Lehigh Valley Coal company to meet the market and sell their coal at the best price obtainable at any and nil points, in order that line and tide water prices muy be more In harmony, Is considered here to be in tho nature of u protest against the ineuunlty exlstlnR between line and tidewater prices. The individual operators represented in the association sell their coal to the lines over which they ship for tiU per rent, of the nelling price tit tidewater. This f 'water price Is invariably lower than i . price chanted nt other points, so that the individual operators receive considerable less for coal nt the mines than do the larger producing and carry ing Interests. At present the Individual operators nre getting about $2 for stove coal at the mines, this being 60 per cent, of the tide price, while owing to the higher prices prevailing at Interior points, the big companies secure about $2.40 per ton. At $:! there Is very little profit in mining fur the operators, and they contend that either tide prices nre too low or(llne prices too high. Important Factors In Trade. The Individual operators mine about 12,0p0,000 tons of coal annually, and are Important factors in the trade, and if their demands are granted the coal trade will be revolutionized by causing a reduction In the price of coal ut non competitive points and by permanent ly establishing an equality between the line and tidewater prices, the latter being their ultimate aim. Not all of the individual producers of anthracite coal are members, of the as sociation. Its members being confined to the shippers over the Lehigh Valley line, but no other company handles as much coal from Individual operators as does the Lehigh Valley. The demand upon the Lehigh Valley Is looked upon as the precursor of sim ilar demands to be made on the other companies in an attempt to force the coal combination to equalise line and lidewater prices. . " What action the Lehigh Valley com pany will take in the matter could not be learned today, but It Is probable that a course will be outlined next week and communicated to the Opera t Trs" luuoclutkiu. . xnjB, iminfimate, cause of the operators' action Is the present demoralized state of the coal 'a due. Prices are being freely cut by a number of the larger companies with a view to increasing tonnage, and the operators hope to bring the big producers to gether by means of foclng them to meet competition at a still lower level. AX OVATION TO DAYTON. West Virginia Republicans Hold a llig Rejoicing Over V llson's Defeat. By the Vnlted Press. Phllppl. W. Yn., Nov. 16. This little town nestling among the hills pre sented a wildly picturesque scene last night, such ns the natives have never seen before. It Is the home of Congressman-elect Dayton, and the great celebration was In honor of his splen illd victory over William L. Wilson. Special trains came In from Grafton nnd Uellngton, the surrounding coun ties sent large contingents, and alto gether the multitude that congregated was so grent that the streets of PhlllppI were almost Impassable. The proces sion extended from one end of the town to the other. In the line of march were hundreds of horsemen with their steeds gayly caparisoned, bearing torches, fol lowed by wagons with many devices. ' The whole town was decorated and Illuminated, and from Court House square there was a magnificent display of fireworks. The - multitude cheered incessantly. Congressman Dayton's home was beautifully decorated. Mr. Dayton stood In front of his residence jfhen 'Iji'e " procession passed and re- i celved aj ovation. i POWDERLY'S VINDICATION. Movement on Foot to Make II I in Again a Leader. 'By the United Press. New Orleans, Nov. 16. Ex-Grand Muster Workman J'owderly declines to admit that he Is a candidate for re election before the general assembly. He said this morning that he came to New Orleans on private business. Nevertheless, he has been clor.rted with Knights of Labor leaders ever since he has been here. His friends In tho con vention are making a quiet canvass In Ms behalf, and It is said that if they see their way clear his name will be presented to the convention, not be cause he-wants the ofllee, but because he desires vindication. Home 'of the delegates say that the men who are ostensibly supporting overeign will cast their votes for Pow lerly If they get a chance, and that the drift Is toward the old leader. TIETZ'S BIG DAMAGES. Receives $2.(M0 for Injuries Received in a Traction Collision. Ey the United Press. (Philadelphia, Nov. 16. Adam Clark Tietz, a laborer, who was thrown head foremost through three panes of glass an4 who received serious injuries by a ptreet car collision two years ago, was today awarded $:'6,960 damages agalnBt the Philadelphia Traction company. The' ease had been on trial before Judge Iteed for several days. DIED IN PRISON. Lawyer Walter D. Allen Suddenly Expires . at Moyamcnsing. By "the United Press. Philadelphia, Nov. 16. Lawyer WoJ tr P. Allen, who, on Wednesday,' pleaded guilty before Judge Bregy to onhezslement, died at noon today In itoWmensing prison. After his plea of gkilty Judge Bregy deferred sentence. but urdered Allen Into custody, and he was taken to prison; He was to have been sentenced today. - When the Jailer opened the cell door this morning, he found Allen lying on tne bed In a coma tose condition. A physician was called, but the unfortunate man died a few hours later. The Immediate cause of death was apoplexy. Mr. Allen was 44 years old, and for many years was an honorable attorney. On Wednesday he pleaded guilty to three bills of- Indictment charging him with the embezzlement of $:'3,800 from three of his clients. He had acted as agent for the prosecutors and lost the money In speculation. It was stated that he had made restitution, and a plea for mercy was made, after which he was sent to prison to await the decision of the court. HE IS STILL HOPEFUL. John Stevens Votes for the Democracy at 103. By the Vnlted Press. Philadelphia, Nov. 16. John Stevens, an inmate of the Old Man's Home, In West Philadelphia, today celebrated his 103rd birthday. He was born In a county of Massachusetts, which has since be come the state of Maine. He Is in good health and votes for Democracy at every election. BUSINESS 1MPK0Y1XG. Dun's Weekly Review Notes Gradual In creased Activity in Trade-Tho Effect of the Bond Issue,. By tho United Press. New York. Nov. 16. R. G. Dun & Co.'s weekly review of trade tomorrow will say: In nearly all branches of business gradual Improvement appears. Last week was noted the fact that the main conditions of business and trade had not suddenly changed and this becomes clearer to the disappointment of some. Low farm products, low wagea and only partial employment of labor, still returd distribution, and the limited de mand which hinders tho progress toward recovery has not ceased. Many establishments have resumed or udded to their productive force, some also ad vancing wages, but It will take time to lift business out of its depression, and the progress made, If less than the san guine expected, is at least encouraging. The decision to offer $50,000,000 bonds for replenishment of the treasury re serve, was, by bankers, generally ap proved, but events are showing that restoration of confidence cannot by it Belf remove all embarrassment. It Is generally assumed that the of ered bonds will be taken at once. The effect Is less easy to anticipate, for the formal announcement that, after a gen eral reconstruction of theTevenue laws, it is still found necessary to borrow largely, tends to raise doubt about financial provisions for the future. The reported exportation of gold from Lon don, with a loss on its face of $7,500, at present exchange rates, Is presumably meant to effect thegbond subscriptions. ,ru-- - boon ifome with drawal of gold from the treasury by redemption of notes to make payments for bonds, and goods rather than gold are likely to come from Europe.' Lon- aon lias also sold here about 15,000 shaves of stock during the week. Money con tinues to accumulate, none going west, while the outgo to the south has dimin ished. Bankers are much encouraged by indications of larger business, but there Is no Increase as yet In commer cial borrowing. Failures In the first week of November were larger than of late;' being 1'70 In the United States, against 3:'3 last year, and 3S In Canada, against .16 last year. PRESIDENT YOL'Mi'S VIEWS. Will Discipline Bull Players Who t ut or a New League. By the United Press. New York, Nov. 16. The National leagup men during this morning's ses sion discussed the new American as sociation. President Young said that there is no possibility of such an asso ciation being formed, especially as the association and the leugue would each In some Instances have teams in the same towns. Mr. Young said Uiat the meeting was also considering the contracts of some players which would-e soon run out, where the players hau signified some Intention of joining the new association should It be formed. Mr. Young said that these players would be disciplined. He thought that all the discussion over the new associa tion at the meeting would not show any probability of the association's exist ence. F1TZSIMM0XS ARRESTED. Ho Knocks Partner Rinrdon Completely Out of Time. By the United Press. ' Syracuse, N. Y., Nov. 16. While Bob Fltzslmmons and Con Riordan, his sparring partner, were boxing at Jacobs' opera house in this city tonight, Fltzslmmons caught Kiordan with a blow on the point of the jaw and he was knocked down. Tho blow was a light one, but. Rlordan had been drinking heavily and did not recover conscious ness despite the efforts of two physi cians, who gave him hypogradlo injec tions and applied an electric battery. Shortly after midnight Fitslmmons was placed under arrest, Rlordnn is still unconscious and shows no signs of Improvement. THE WIRE'S UNDERTONE. Disappointment In love led Alex Bach, aged 21, to shoot himself on a Brooklyn dock. D. A. J. Robinson, for twenty years librarian of l'ale law school, has re signed. Robbers murdered Bmanuel Otto, a wealthy farmer near Morton, Minn., and got tm booty. Logan Carlisle, chief clerk of the treas ury department, has gone to Hot Kprlngj, Ark., for his health. By the fall of an elevator four stories in a Norwalk' (O.) storo, three men were hurt, but none fatally. St. Louis Is to have the largest tobacco factory In the world, to cost Jl.uijO.OttO and employ 3,000 men. : While deranged, Miss Hannah "Weaver, a prominent resident of Newport, H. I., hanged herself In her attic. , In a suit at Jacksonville, Fla to re strain the Htandard Oil company from re building, the corporation won. George Vanderbllt's representative de nies that there Is a mongoose on the Van derbiit estate In North Carolina. Clarence Bewaril has been elected vice president of the Adams Express company and William B. Dlnsmore, secretary, GENERAL WEI BEHEADED 1 Chinese Officer Pays for the Pinfl Yang Defeat. WAS ACCUSED OF COWARDICE Japan Considering the Offer of Mediation-Reasons for the Delay Faets Made Public About the Proposal. Japs to Attack Port Arthur. By the United Press. Washington, Nov. 16. The state department has received of ficial Information that a special meet ing of the Japanese mlnlstery has been called for tomorrow, to consider a final answer to the offer of the United States to mediate between China and Japan. The delay thus far Is explained by the fact that the cabinet meets at Toklo, while the emperor, who has had to be consulted, Is at Hiroshima. AVhat the nature of the reply will be is not defi nitely known, but strong inlimations have reached the officials here, that tin cabinet will usk that China either maki her offer direct to Japan, or else free it from all doubt by specifying the exact amount of Indemnity which she will pay. The fact was made public to day that the Tsang-LI-Yamen of China, the cabi net council of the empire, made a direct I request to the United States that this government offer its services as a medi ator. Heretofore It has been under stood that the request from China was that this government Join other powers In Intervening, to which this govern ment responded in the negative and offered to act alone. It was also stated late today that the substantial features of the proposition made by the United States to the Jap anese are us follows: "If the United States was In a position to exercise its good ofllces In bringing about an under standing between China and Japan, would Japan feel that it would be pre judicial to her interests to have such Inlluence exerted-."' It Is pointed out i that this language makes no offer to i Japan, but merely inquires how she would entertain mediation in case the United States was in a position to offer It. Yokahoma, Nov. 16. Despatches re ceived here from the headquarters of the Japanese army operating against Port Arthur say that Field Marshal Oyama was expected to attack that place yesterday or today. The Chinese force defending Port Arthur Is esti mated at 16,000 men of all arms. Shanghai, Nov. 16. General Wei, one of the Chinese commander at the bat tle of Ping-Tang, where the Chinese were defeated with heavy loss, was be headed today for cowardice during that engagement. HLAND TO TRY AGAIN. Will I.ndeavor to Puss u Tree Sliver bill ut the Coming Session, By the Vnlted Press. Washington, Nov. 16. Mr. Bland's friends lu congress declare that It is the intention of the father of silver to make one last great effort to force a l.ltl V... I,...,...-. ing the coming session. It Is very well known that Speaker Crisp is in harm- : borough and frars ure entertained that ony with Bland and the expectation is the disease may become epidemic, that Ihe committee on rules will favor There ure eleven cases among 1,700 in the Missouri statesman in every possl- habitants. ble manner. j The origin of the Infection is clearly There is a clear majority in favor of traceable to the Gettysburg encamp freo (silver In the house and If such a ' ment of the state's national guard last bill goes through it will be likely to be ' August. Three members of Company approved by the senate if a vole Is ever ! U, of .Montrose, were strickenaoon af- reached and it is equally ertaln to be j ter their return from camp, and the dls disappioved by the president. Sti.l i ease has since prevailed to a greater or this will not deter Mr. Bland, who be lieves that he ran pass such n bll through the house over the presiden tial veto. M'RIED WHILE ALIVE. Frightful Evidence. Tliut .Mnseott Cnmo to l ife in His (iruvc. By the Vnlted Press. Grand Ledge, Mich., Nov. 10. Klam Muscott, formerly a fruit tree agent, who for about two years made Grand Ledge his home and headquarters, while on a trip to Alma, a little over a year ago, was taken ill and died very suddenly. Being among strangers, he was burled rather hastily. ' Recently It was decided to take up the body and remove it to "SVillamstown. When they opened the coflln, to their horror, they found the corpse turned over, with the hands clutching the hair, handfuls of which had been torn out. The face wbb terribly lacerated nnd torn, which were evidences of the des perate struggle he had made to free himself from his tomb. It Is thought that the supposed death was only a cuse os suspended animation. STEAMSHIP REGULATIONS'. CIuss of Passengers Who Will Not Ue .41 lowed to Land In America, By the Vnlted Press. Washington, Nov. HI. It Is ascer tained at the treasury department that the Hamburg-American Packet com pany and the North German Lloyd Steamship company have Issued regu lations specifying Isx classes of persons who canont be landed In the United States, and to whom the agents of the companies are forbidden to sell tickets. These classes include paupers, deaf and infirm persons, persons under con tract, assisted emigrants, persons who within a year have been evicted of crime and anarchists. . SOVEREIGN'S FOLLOWERS, Tho knights of Labor .Meeting ot New Orleans. By the Vnlted Press. New Orleans, Nov. 16. The Knights of Labor met today at 9 o'clock. There was presented the report ot the special committee, with Grand Master Sover eign at Its head, which called the con vention of national labor leaders at St. Louis on June 13. No further information concerning the Bession was given out. MAYOR OF A TOWN' SHOT. The Boyd Ilrothers Kscapc After Killing Two Men. By the Vnlted Press. Lula, Miss., Nov. 16. Jacob W. Har man, mayor of this town, and Henry Lawrence, a leading jeweler here, were assasluated on the street at noon today by John Boyd, overseer ot the Van- Eaton plantation, and his younger brother Bob. A year ago Mayor Harman and the elder Boyd had a dispute and several shots were llred, since which time bad blood has existed between them. Yes terday afternoon Mayor Harman met John W. Boyd on the street, drew his pistol and beat him over the head with It. Today the Boyd brothers came Into town armed with rifles. At noon as Harman and Lawrence walked up the street to dinner the Boyd brothers confronted them and opened fire. Har man drew his revolver and fired a couple of shots, ineffectually. Both he and Lawrence were killed on the spot. The elder Boyd escaped on horseback, the younger on foot. They sent word they would surrender to the sheriff, but to no one else. The two men killed were Cj years old. The elder Boyd is 2i and the younger IS. DEATH OF DR. M'COSII. Ex-President of Princeton College Pusses Away. Ry the United Press. Princeton, N. J., Nov. 16. Ex-President McCosh, of Princeton college, died tonight at 10 o'clock. James McCosh was boi n April 1, 1S11, In Carskeoeh, Ayshire. Scotland, and was educated ut the universities of (jlusgow and Edinburgh. At the latter Institution he was a pupil of the famous Dr. Chal mers. Ho chose the church for his profes sion, and was ordained a minister of the Church of Scotland at Arbroath in 18to, whence he removed in 1C9, to Brechin. His first work was published In 1843, and was entitled "Method of the Divine Gov ernment, Physical and Moral," which dis cusses cause and effect In physical na ture, and in the human mind, the laws of substance and phenomenon. He received the degree of LL. D. from Aberdeen in 18j0 and from Harvard in 18'iS, while Queen's university, Ireland, has given him that of D. Lit. ' In IbiiS, having been elected president of Princeton college, he came to this country. His administration at Princeton was remarkably successful, and during his Incumbency tho college Increased con siderably. From an average of 2ij4 the at tendance of the students went to iu", while his own clusses In philosophy num bered over 2u0, and the stun' of professors Increased from seventeen to forty. Ills advancing years Induced him to offer Ills resignation In November, 1SS,, to take ef fect April IS, ISSS. HIDDEN TREASURE POUND. l awsuit Over $1,100 Said to Have been ' Lost in Johnstown Mood. By the United Press. Johnstown, Pa., Nov. 16. A strange lawsuit will shortly begin here that will recall the great flood of ISSH. Last June a boy In the employ of Undertaker Loebrlch found a jar in the cellar of the store containing $1,100 in !0 gold pieces. Mr. Loeblich took the money, telling the bo to say nothing and promising to divide. He failed to keep his promise and yes terday he told Louis Wehn, his next door neighbor. Now Wehn claims the money, saying ho had It hidden In his own cellar at the time of the flood. The claimants will tUe the case to court. GETTYSBURG RETURN'S. .Montrose" Is Threatened with Typhoid Fever IpiJcinle. ; Special to the flcranton Tribune I r,.,i. V..i. Iff Tfi.kAl.1 utTn. Tina asbumed alarming proportions in this less extent. DEATH CLAIMED HER. Michlgiin (Jirl Suffocated on the l.vc nt Her Wedding hay. By the Vnlted Press. West Hay City, Mich., Nov. 16. Katie. Connors wus to have been married to day, but Instead of standing ut the altar she rests lu her colliu attired in her brldul robe. Last night when she retired with Nina Hammond, her cousin, she donned her wedding dress to show Nina, and then she laid it carefully on n chair. This morning when her uncle went to call her he found Katie dead from conl gas, which had come from the stove, and Nina in a precarious condition. BEALL BURNED TO DEATH. Farmer Loses His Life While Kndeavor ing to save His Horses. By the Vnited Press. Creston. O., Nov. 16. Walter Benll, a farmer living near here, was burned to death this morning in a fire that de stroyed his barn. Beall was endeavor ing to save his horses when the flames cut off his escape. Ills young wife, became prostrated, and died this evening from the shock. Killed by on Explosion. By the Vnlted Press. Noriistown, Pa., Nov. 16. By tho pre mature explosion of powder lu Paxsen's quarry In Lower Merlon township today, George Orllllth, fireman, and Vrluh Sny der, engineer, were killed. KEYSTONE VIGNETTES. A trolley ear at Reudlng ran into John G. Kheinwald's wagon, Injuring him fa tally. Having been beaten by several men at Pittsburg, Kate Williams is dying ut the hospital. Architect W. D. Hill has sued Pottsvllle to recover $1,300 for planning the new school building. A broken neck was the result ot Will iam Hendricks' fall from a coal breaker near Wllkes-Barre. Falling forty feet from a scaffold at Pittsburg. John Allen and John Munich were seriously hurt. A bottle of poison was swallowed by Harry Toblus, a prisoner in Berks county jail, but a physician saved hlu life. In two robberies within a few weeks Arthur Roberts, of Rupert, Columbia county, lost 1,(kj0 worth of storo goods. FROM WASHINGTON'. The cruiser Detroit Is at Cadiz. Congressman Springer will take to the law after his present term. Secretary Herbert has determined to fit out the Old frigate Lancaster. The postoRlee department promises that the pale pink stamp will soon be stickler and darker. ; . Twenty-nine census office clerks were dropped for lock of work and 1XW more will .follow In a few days, TRIPLE liERj, EISA Straight Shoots Two Women and Puts Pour Bullets in His Own Body. ARMED KITH TWO REVOLVERS 1 lour Merchant Angry at His Wife Fol lows Her and Kills the Woman and Mortally Wounds Her Sister, and Then shoots Himself. By the United Press. Elmira, N. Y., Nov. 16. This city was startled this afternoon about 4 o'clock over the report that a triple murder had been committed on Hudson street. The facts briefly are these: M. V. Straight, who conducts a flour and feed store, nnd his wife -have not lived together for the past, few weeks on account of domestic difficulties. This morning Mr. Straight sent a note to his wife asking forgiveness, and requesting her to tuke him back again. She failed to reply. Thin angered the h unbuild and he purchased a revolver, although he already had one. This afternoon he saw his wife nnd her sister, Mrs. Mary Whitford, In the business part of the city, and dogged their movements until they were within 100 feet of their home, when he ran up behind them to within ten feet and emptied the contents of one revolver tit them both. He then deliberately drew forth his other weapon and fired again ut Mrs. Whit ford. After tiring the last nhot he re marked: "I guess I have llxed both of you," and sitting down on a horse block, emptied four chambers into his body near the heart. Terror of the Spectators. Meanwhile a crowd gathered In the vicinity ot the tragedy, but no one dared go near him. Straight realized that they were afraid of him and shout ed that he would not hurt anyone, as he hud killed those he was after. Neigh bors then removed all parties to the house. Mrs. Straight was shot three limes in the back, the balls lodging in the ab domenal cavity and base of the lungs. She died at 7 o'clock this evening. Mrs. Whit.'ord was shot twice, one bail piercing .the arm and lodging in the posterior side of the thorax, the other shattering the spinal column near its base. She is still alive, but sinking rapidly. The murderer was removed to the hospital and retained consciousness for several hours. He graphically de scribed the murder to the district attor ney. He Is now unconscious and death is but a question of a few hours. The parties are all well known, re spectable citizens of Elmiru, mid the tragedy lias created great excitement. THE ALLEGED IXSl'LT. Statements in Reference to the Imprison ment of Consul Hollis Appear to Have Been Exaggerated. ' By the Vnlted Press. Vushlngton, Nov." 16. The facts in regard to the alleged insult to the Stars j and Stripes implied In the reported In carceratlon of American Consul Hollis 3 t,,e V" f a fortress of the I or tugese colony of Mozambique, Africa, which huve been so much exaggerated in disputches from this city, are of ficially stated as follows: I'nited States Consul W. Stanley Hol lis ,of Massachusetts, shot at a bur glariusly Inclined Kafllr one night in September nnd the wounds proved mor tal. Mr.Holllswastrledjustusa British consul in u city of the Vnlted States Would be tried under similar circum stances. Thn Mozambique Judicial authorities found the consul guilty of a crime which is akin to justifiable homicide In Anglo-Saxon Jurispru dence, but which under Portugese law appears to carry wifh it a mild sentence of Imprisonment, evidently intended to restrain the Kultirs from too much in discriminate killing on slight provoca tion. The Mozambique penal code also has a unique provision that tho prose cution may appeal, and unless the ap peal warrants an Increase ot sentence the convict is acquitted. The state department has been in formed that such nil appeal has been noted, presumably In the consul's be half, and that Mr. Hollis enjoys full liberty on his own recognizance. SHE STRUCK A BARGE, Accident to the Vnlted States Cruiser Cincinnati. By the Vnlted Press. New tork, Nov. 16. The Vnited States cruiser Cincinnati which left the Brooklyn navy year this morning, returned this afternoon, huvlng met with an accident on her way to New London. When the vessel was passing Execution Rock in Long Islang sound she struck n sunken object, which brok some of her plates forward umldshlps near the boiler. The water began to pour Into the air chamber and all the bulkheads were closed. Although thn accident was not a serious one, Captain Glass deemed it wise tn, return to the navy yard. At the time the vessel struck she was ploughing through forty-eight feet of water, and there are no rocks charted there, it is surmised that the object struck was a mmken coal barge. Tho Cincinnati will be placed In dry dock and examined. THE DIPHTHERIA CURE. I-xreilracnts Mudo with Antltoxen Are Fncouraging. By the I'nited Press. Philadelphia, Nov. 16. A clinical re port of five cases of diphtheria treated with the antitoxin, or dlphtherlne, the new cure for that disease, Is published In this week's Issue of the Medical News. Injections were made In tho presence of Doctors Bcmls and Carman, resident physicians of the Municipal hospital, and Drs. Frese and Kneass, ot the Ger man hospital. Subsequently Dr. Louis Fischer, of JsTew York, visited the hos pital nnd dnjected three additional pu tlents In the presence ot several phy sicians. The first pntient, n child 2 yenrs old, had been ill a little longer than two days when admitted. Ten cubic centimeters of the antltoxen were Injected on the day of admission. The child lingered unall last Saturdey, ten days from the day of admission, when death occurred. Ten minutes after the first baby was treated, the second case, a little girl, aged 2 years and 8 months, was injected. By Nov. 5, three days after the Injection, the child's condition remained about the same as when the Injection was given. By Nov. ! the child had quite recovered from diphtheria, but had a slight at tack of searlata. It seems to be the general Impression that the new cure for diphtheria has come to Btay. . DEATH OF COLONEL LINES. The Well Known War Veteran Passes Away at Wllkes-Barre, By tho United Press. Wllkes-Barre, Ta., Nov. 16. Colonel William E. Lines, aged 52 years, died today of Brlght'B disease. He was dis trict superintendent of tho Lehigh Val? ley Coal company, a position he had filled with honor for many years past. During the war he was llrst sergeant of Battery C, Fifth United States. The Century Magazine of June, 1887, pays him a glowing tribute for his bravery. He was a prominent Mason and a mem ber of the Union Veteran Legion. ,Th:e deceased leaven a. wife, four daughters and one son.' His estate is a very large one. CONTESTS WILL FOLLOW Twenty-five Kemocrats Will Strive for Places of Regularly l lccted Republicans-One Republican Will Also Contest. By the United Press. Washington, Nov..' 16. The members of the committee on elections of the house of representatives in, the Fifty fourth congress will find their positions no sinecure. Notwithstanding the Im mense majority secured by the Re publicans last week, there will be an un usually large number of contests for seats mude before the committee, great er than when the elections gave a much narrower mnrgln to the successful party. It Is said at Republican headquar ters that the size of , Republican ma jority will have no weight in determin ing the consideration or Issue of the contests: that in all cases where fraud Is clearly proved of sutllcient extent to have reversed the will of the voters, or where the majority of tho voters In a district have been prevented by undue means from expressing their will, the seat will be given to the hian legally and morally entitled to It." Contests on mere technicalities, it was further stated, would not be encouraged in any way. The Itepubllean congressional cam paign committee have been advised of the Intention of the defeated candi dates to institute contests in twenty-six districts, the contests lu every case but one being a Democrat. V. J. DON'OHUE DEAD. lie Was a Widely Known Sporting Editor and Referee. By the Vnlted Press. New York, Nov. 16. Peter J. Dono hue, the well known sporting writer, died at Lakewood, N. J., at 6 o'clock a. ni. today. Death, -it is believed, was due to a complication of disorders. He hud been ill for some time, but his friends thought his once rugged consti tution would pull him through. Mr. Donohue, or "P. Jay," the name he used In writing, was born In this city, forty years ugo, and was known throughout the country not only ps a competent sporting writer, but as an excellent referee of limited round box ing contests. He had probably llgured in this eapuelty in the ring more often than any other sporting man iu Amer ica. . , As a young man ho' organized the Harlem Athletic club, with several oth er. prominent members of the sporting fraternity. Ills first newspaper work was with tho "Sportsman." , For ten years he was sporting editor of the World und an ardent admirer of John L. Sullivan. With James Kennedy and John B. Duy, ho started tho New York Sporting Times, which, however, wus u failure. Since its first issue until ill ness prevented, Mr .Donohue wrote a special sporting column for the Re corder. He numbered his friends by the hundred in all the large cities in the Vnlted States. NOT VERY SAUGUIN'E, Cornell Wants to bet One Hundred Against a Thous, id. By the Vnited Press. Philadelphia, Nov. 16.-Tho Cornell Foot Bull team and substitutes, In all twenty-four men, arrived here this evening from Ithaca. Tho Cornell boys, from their talk, have no hopes of winning, but they confidentially expect to score, although to Judge from tho odds they ask In tho hotting, they are not very sanguine on this point either. One Cornell man tonight wanted to bet $100 against a thousulid that Cornell would score, but no Pennsylvanlan was found enthusiastic enough to give such odds, ' IN HONOR OF PEN'N'. Large Gathering at Cherry Tree Yester day. By tho Vnlted Press. Cherry Tree, Pa., Nov. 16. Over 1,500 people gathered here today from three counties to witness the unveiling cere monies at the monument erected by the stute of Pennsylvania marking the boundary line of Wlliam Ponn's pur chase from the Indians. Ex-(lovernor Beaver made the un veiling address. F. A. Shoemuker, of Kbensburg, followed In a short address devoted to a brief review ot the laws of William Penn made for the people. Annual W. C. T, I'. Convention. By the I'nited Press. Washington, Nov. K The fifth annual convention of the r ,1-partlsan Women's Christian Temperance union adjourned at noon today after selecting Kansas City as the place for holding the convention next November. Resolutions were adopt ed expressing belief that the laws against the t rulllc in liquor are as well enforced us any other laws. Renounced Ills 1'alth. By the Vnlted Press. Allentown, Pa., "Nov. 16. Rev. Max Ma K II, during the past year rabbi of the Brlth Knies Jewish congregation, re signed lust night. He renounced his faith and declared his conversion to Chrlstiunlty. He will join the new United Evangelical church and may . enter the ministry. WEATHER REPORT, Increasing cloudiness with, conditions favorable for showers, followed Saturday evening by, fair, much cooler, northwest winds. - pita's Offered at Prices Far Below Their Real Value. SO Children's School Umbrellas, 2C or 2S-incli, natural wood or ox idized handles, at 43o. 100 Ladies' Umbrellas, "Extra Gloria," 20-inch Taragon frame, beautiful line handles, $1.00. 40 ladies' Umbrellas, Twilled Union Silk, natural wood, rubber and horn handles, $1.75. 60 Ladies' Umbrellas, Twilled Union Silk, black, brown, navy garnet and green, handles, small Dresden knobs, ivory, natural root or fancy bent sticks, with neat silver trimmings, $2.25, $2.75, $3.25 and 3.75. 100 Gent's Umbrellas, English Gloria, 75c; Silk Gloria, $1.00; Union Twilled Silk, $1.50 and $2; Extra Union Twilled Silk, $2.50, $3.00 and 83.05; sizes 28, 30 and 32-inch. Handles finest imported natural sticks, Weichsel, Congo, Scotch furze, French oak, acacia and olive, in bulbs, hooks, crookB and roots. FIN LEY'S 510 and Ml Lackawanna Ave, MIN OIL GLOTlilNll Wholesale and Retail. H. A. 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