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SCRANTON, PA., MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 1, 1807.
TWO CENTS ACOPY
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Expect It, Yet
May happen In n large, up-to-datp
dry goods stole, such as outs Is.
It's cpttalnlv eiy unumi tl to see
staple Silks rind Black Diess goods
olfend at sneli far down, below
maiket values, as these, and If you
weie to ask the reason why, v e
might find It haul to ansvwi you,
fm one tlilni? is cei tain, a hlgli"i tai
UC Is as suiely befote us as the nlplit
follows day, theiefoie we cannot
expect to look foi nil thing but an
adauco on all Silks 01 Woolen tex
tiles, w bethel made in this country
To the full meaning of this? Tf so,
It Is clenily to join Intel est to buy
now and more especially when buch
low prices piovall
The 1 eductions we quote aie com
plied with the lowest normal val
ues e ei leached In the Aiuctlcin
tiade, and when we sav that
in ices In this department will ul
nnce at least 2" pel cent within
the next month or two, tli gieat
money saving adv antag-'s of this
sale aie hound to become moie ap
Here Gees For
The lowest pi lees for the n":t four
eais at any late. The wise will
pioflt theieby, the foolish will wish
they had AV111 jou?
AM ON 0 THE SPECIALS
OFFERED AT THIS
Cheney Bios. 21-Inch Black Chini
Silk. Our best oidlnaiy 7oc. qual
ity No need to ny inoro about it,
the iest lies In youi judgment. For
this line qualltj
Sale Price 49c
rine 24-lnch Black Ducluss Silks.
Supeib llnish and a su"iislng
weight foi a puio make. The best
wc know of foi $1 00
Sale Price 73c
Supeib Pilnlcd Silks. Not the
i hi ap Jap or Chinese makes nut
magnificent Biocado weivs with
Ihcly lloral effects. Dutlng the
si at on we Bald $150 and ST 7" foi
pieclsel) the same goods. Now the
Sale Price is 89c
Of Light and Pilnlod Silks, aomo
light, tome daik; all excluslvo-in
design; the weave will r.poik for
itself. We sold the same goods last
month at fiom $2 25 to J .".J. -For
Sale Price 98c
Black Slellllans; full CO tiu 'ies wide.
Conect fabiic foi Skit's n-id the
bebt GOc. quality cet offted
Sale Price 33c
rnncy Satins in a new and popular
weave Solid Black only. The best
pi Ice you can buy thoss goods at
atl) wheie Is 7Cc,
Sale Price 55c
Extia flue Fiench Surges, 1," inches
wide, lovely finish, Blue or Jet
Black Shades. The best quality
J ou evei saw at C2e.
Sale Price 39c
.iG-lnch stiletly nil Wool P,iocide.
Fine Shade of Black, ontltely now
effects. Quai anteed full value for
Sale Price 35c
Fino Wool li-lnch'Henilo'tas, two
shades In Block, exquisite Sat n
finish. A lemutl.ablo value at 5?c.
Sale Price 45c
40-inch Blnck Mohair, modern and
small patterns, the latest out for
stjllsh Skirts Weie considered a
snap baigain at i3c.
Sale Price 25c
Sale Opened JaiL-
toe Week Only.
HITS BACK HARD
Shows How Steamship Companies Fight
FOREIGN CORPORATIONS AT WORK
Circular Issued lij tliu American ltcp
lcsciittitirus of the North (icininii
T.lojil Steamship Coiiipnnv to Local
Amciiciui Agents Aslant; Thuiti to
I'ut Piosstiru on Cougicssiiiuu.
Washington, Jan ,11 Senator Lodge
said today . "Since roeelv Ing a copy
of the telegrams which Clausseneus. Ac
Co weie sending out to affect otes
on the Iminlgiatlon 1)111, and which I
gae to the pi ess, theie has been sent
me u copy of the cliculai which the
same 111 in hns been .sending out
thtough the mall. As the stated In
an Intel view that the were sending
out tlieli telegiams only In theii Indi
vidual capacity, It will be Intel estlng
to obsoive that tills cliculai Is ad
diessed to agents, who, 1 suppose, weie
aKo to act In theii Individual capacity
and not as agents of the Noith Got
inan Lloyd Steamship company, The
cliculai in full is as follows.
Chicago, Jan. 23.
The Immigration bill, which Is Intend d
to matcilull icstilct Immigration, conns
up foi llniil disposition In the house of
leprtsmtiitiMs on Wednesday, 27th lnt.
It Is iiiilte cle u that Iminlgiatlon will
ncnil In icstilctcd almost to the extent
of total explusion of Immigrants should
the 1)111 becomp .i liw. and eer eltoit
should thetcfuie be made to Insure the
defett of the li'll
You aie ltullrcctlj inteiested in the ile
feit of the bill as much as we aie, and
would itsppctfull ask ou to wire jour
repipscntutlve In congress Immediately
upon iietlpt of this to vote agalnxt the
bill, Informing him that the measute vlr
tually meins eelusIoii and that his ole
In faoi of the ume will mean lepudlailon
bj his constituents and his defeat at the
next elet Hon
Trusting that jou will not fall to gle
this mittei join piompt attmtlon, we aie
(Signed) 11 Clmisseneus iV Co
"Hnclosed was a little slip In led
tj po as follows:
Who jour lppitsentatlve lullj and let
us know cost of tclegiam and will piomjit-
I. lefuud amount to jou
"I think it vcij- desliable that the
attention of congiess, of the press and
of the public should be diawn to this
attempt on the pait of the agents of
a foielgn coipoiation to defeat a meas
ure of such public Importance In which
the people of the United Stntes aie
piofoundly Inteiested "
GOT CASH FOR HIS WIFE.
An Armstrong Count) Man Soils His
Kltlanning, Pa, Jin 31. Tho ilue
of a wife has just been detei mined In
a tiansactlon between Geoigo Shaef
fei and a man named Rlnnnell, living
in the neighboihood of Ciooked Creek,
this count Shneffei has not hnd eni
plojmcnt foi some time, and found it
buidensome to suppoi t a wife as well
as himself on nothing Ills nelghboi,
Klinmell, had plentj of monej, but no
wife, and he also needed n house
keepei Uach having something that the
othei needed, a baigain wns soon
stiuck, and Iilmmell bought Shaftei's
wife foi $2j0, with the additional con
dition that bhneffci be fed and housed
bj Kiminell until the warm weathei
comer when ho will go west
MUST STAY IN PRISON.
Decided That Lndj Scott .11 list Serve
Out Her Pull rime.
London, Jnn 31 There w ill be no
commutation of the sentence of eight
months' impilsonment Imposed on
Ladj Scott foi libelling her son-in-law,
Eail Russtil Eail Cadogan and
othei of hei fi lends have sought to ob
tain hei u lease, but they have failed
to shnke the home sccietaij's decision
not to set hei at llbeit-.
I'or n Pistic Carnival.
Caron, Nev , Jan 31 Interest hero in
tho coming contest between Coibett and
ritslmmons contlnms unabited. It his
now been pioposed th it when the big
contest takes place a number ot othei
events shall oceui at the same time In
fact It Is now ptopced to have a pi 1
gi amine on the lines ot that followed at
Athens, Gieece, lrt summei.
M.illill Counterfeiter Caught.
Washington, Jan 31 Chief Hiuen, of
the United States seciet service, has be"n
Infortued by telegraph of an important ai
rpst of a Chicago countoifeltei, one of the
most skilful and dangeiotis that the sp
ciet sol v lip ofllcpis have evei encoun
tpipd Tho maii's name is John A. Skojg,
ltii)nrd to Ilnteriniii tho Prince.
London, Jan 31 Thomas P. llaj ird,
the Ameikan nmb issadoi, will give u
dlnnei to the pi luce of Wales at his home,
No !3 Huston Squaie, on Peli J The lord
ma oi, Geoigp P Paudel-l'hllllps, nml the
shtilffs of tho city of London will he
pi est nt.
Untllcsliip Cious Knee.
Noifolk, Vu , Jan J! Two picked crews
from the tlugshlp New York and the hit
tleshlp Indiana laced foi tho champion
ship of tho navy and a $l,t,00 puise In
Hampton Roads jestiidi afternoon, over
a 5-tnilo couise The New Yoik's ctew
won by foui boat lengths
Seied Hold ot u Live Wire.
MUlville, N J , Jan. 31, While widening
the emploes at the .Mlllvlllo Electric
Light station test a new butteiy todiv,
Benjamin .Madklff seized hold of a live
wlie, and, receiving a shock of 1,200 volts,
fell 'to tliu Hoot dead.
Mr. Gn go Denies it Sill) Storj.
Chicago, Jan. 31, Lj man J. Gage, tho
piospectlve secretJiy of tho treasury In
1'ietldPiit-elect MeKlnle's enb'iipt, posl
tlvoly denks the published story that ho
was a slngle-tuxer and an uncompiomls
lug ttdhoiunt of Heiuy Geoige.
Chicken Thief Shot.
Gioeiuvlch, Conn., Jan. 31. M. Klou, a
German, was shot and pel hups futully
wounded eailj this morning while at
tempting to rob the lienhoiiou of Uanlel
NO WORD FROM JUDQE GOFF.
Ills Action About tho Cabinet Port
folio In Unknown.
Canton, O , Jan. 31. With Major lie
Klnley's lnauguiatlon a little moie
than four weeks distant, there still
l cumins a good deal of work to do In
tho way of completing the cabinet.
No word lias been received from Judge
Ooff, but the conviction glows that
ho may find it Impossible to accept a
In case lie does not go Into the cabi
net, the whole question of giving lep
ieentatlon in the body will have to
be leopened and there will be nnother
lush foi Canton on the pait of dele
gations In tho Intel est of llvnl candi
dates Theie is no light to be had on
the New York situation todav, and
theie Is icason to doubt that tho president-elects
may not choose the last
member of his cabinet till he gets to
It maj be stnted upon excellent au
thoiltj that applications for appoint
ment to the diplomatic and consular
service will not be consldoied till af
tei Apt II 1. This will not, of couise,
apply to the Impoitant embassies,
which will no doubt be filled pretty
shoitly aftei Maich 4.
ilajoi McKinley had a day of un
bioken iest and the rest was a wel
come one, foi the last week was one
of the most hiboilous he has spent
since Ills election.
SEVEN PERSONS BURNED.
Two Fires at Hoboken, N. J., Saturday
Night Have Fatal ResultsNames
ot the Dead.
Hoboken, N. J . Jan. 31. This city
was visited bj two desttuctive fires be
tween 11 .SO o'clock Satuulay night and
3 o'clock this morning. Seven persons
weie burned to death and thlity famil
ies weie made homeless. The Saturday
night flie started in the thiee-stoiy
name building at 410 Nevvaik street.
Heic six pel sons lost thClr lives, They
MKS Ni:L,I,IC SCHBOBDBH, 40 jears
IinNItY SCIinOBDBR, 11 jcars old.
JIAOOin SCimOBDBIt, 7 ears old.
KATi; SCUHOBDUK, 9eaisokl.
JOHN SCIlHOr.Ur.H, 3 jears old
WILLIE SCHHOBDmt, 3 months old.
The father of the famllv, Charles
Sclnoedci.was in a neai-bj saloon play
ing caids while his wife and children
The second fire started at 3 o'clock
this morning in the flve-stoty double
deck tenement at 1157 Fourteenth street,
ovei a mile from the scene of the first.
In this ilie tlnee tenements, Nos. 153,
157 and 159, wete entiiely wrecked and
No 130 was damnged badlj' by water.
One child was but ned to death on tho
f ninth floor ot No 157 She Was Mabel
Mangles, 8 yenis old.
As neai as can be determined tho flro
last night at 410 Newaik stieot started
in a defective flue in Schaffer's wheel
w light shop on the gtound llooi of a
thiee-stoij frame building
FRANZ SCHUBERT'S ANNIVERSARY.
Celebrated with u Pestiwil bv the
Philadelphia, Jan 31. With festival
addi esses, oichestial music and song,
the United Singers of Philadelphia
celebiated todaj the hundredth annl
veisary of the blith of that pilnce of
song wiitets, Franz Schubeit, who,
neglected dui Ing life, ranks now as one
of the w 01 Id's gteatest harmonists
The slngeis to the number of 300 as
sembled in the moining at Hoitlcul
tuial hall, in Tali mount pail:, nnd
gatheied about the Schubeit bust In
fiont of that building.
In the evening a much moie elnb
oi ate telebiatlon was held In Jungei
Maenneichoi hall, Sixth and Vine
stieets The slngeis and theii friends
tinned out In foice to paitlclpate in
and listen to a compiehensive musical
pi ogi amine, in which Schubeit's own
Icl Strikes u Tree.
Bellefonte, la , Jan 21. Poui Oung peo
ple weie serlousl lnjuied ami eluvm moie
oi less huit In a coasting Occident heie
last night. Plfteen oung men and gills
were coming down a steep giude on Alle
ghen stieet on a big sled, when tho guld
ei lost his hold on the ropes and tho sled
collided with a tiee, piling the occupants
with terrible foice on tho stone curbing
Hoarded h Spaniards.
New Haven, Jan 31 Captain Dorr, of
the schooiipr Jennie A Stubbs, of Lemolse,
Me, icpoits that his vessel was boaided
b Spanish oillceis In tho haiboi of Porto
ltleo A package ot American newspapeis
was seized This w is done, the captain
tas, so as to pievent tbo natives leading
the accounts of the wat In Cuba.
Internal Revenue .lieu to Orgiiiue.
Cincinnati, Jun 31 A call bus been Is
sued toi a national convention heie Keb.
20, of all emplocs of the Internal revenue
dcpuitment, to toini a national civil set
vice oiguiUat'on slniUai to the piesent
National Civil Seiviee oiganlzatlon of the
postal dtpaitment Delegates will be
pieaent fiom all the states and ten Holies.
l'nmino in India Spreiiding.
London, Jan. 31. The fumlno in India
spleads Thoioughly tellable advices
concur In saing that lellef will bo re-
uulied foi about J,50o,lW0 people before the
famine abates, tho period of lellef ex-J
tending to Seytembei next.
ill Not Itunl'or IMiuoi.
Chicago, Jan. il Attorney A. H Trufle,
who has been piomiueutl mentioned as
the Dumociatic candidate for niujoi at
tho coming spilng elections, has wiltten
tt lettei, in which he positively declines
to be a candidate,
.Mr. Eckels' Successor.
Canton, O , Jan 31 Choi les G Daw es,
of Dvuiistou, 111 , will be uppoiuted comp
troller of the currenc, to succeed James
II. Eckels. Mi. Dawes U national com
mitteeman fm initio's.
To Prohibit Cold Contracts.
Guthrie, O. T Jan. 31, The senate of
the terrltoiial leglslutuie has passed the
bill to prohibit the making of gold con
tracts in Oklahoma,
Homo for Inliriu aliisons.
Trenton, N. J Jan. Si' Tho Musonlo
Giaud Lodge of New Jersey has decided
to build neai Trenton a homo tpi ageu
and Inllim members of the order.
REBELS BLOW UP
'A MILITARY TRAIN
Spaniards Receive Proof That Pinar Del
Rio Is Not Pacified.
FIFTEEN KILLED AND 23 WOUNDED
The Insurgents Also Appear to Ho
Having Pretty Much '1 heir Own
u in Iliuaun Province, Burning
Itnmle'tH in tliu I'ace of Well I'orti
licd Spanish Garrisons.
Key West.Fla , Jan 31. Advices from
Havana state that In flat contradiction
of all rumoiM lately clt dilated that the
labels are demoralized and weakened
and readj" to surrender, especially In
Pinar Del Ulo province, where Weylcr
made the ridiculous assertion that only
500 remained in straggling bands of
bandits, word reached Havana Pilday
that the insui gents had dynamited a
tialn causing damnge and loss of life.
Although the censoi, for state reasons,
suppressed the Infoimntlon In the pa
pers, the news lapidly spiead and all
weie soon fnmillnl with the details
On tlie inoining bf the 2StJi Inst , as a
millta' tiain was ciosslng a culvert
at a place named Oceguera, tremendous
djnamlte explosions occuired, ditching
the engine and tender. The armored
car was complctel' vviecked and other
cars were also more or less damaged.
The engineer, fireman and thirteen sol
dieis were killed The suigebn, twen
tj soldiers, conductor and a biakeman
were wounded. Assistance was luu
rledly sent and the dead bodies brought
to Havana. The wounded were left at
CUBAN REBELS ACTIVE.
Other advices from Pinar announce
a change of leadership In rebel forces
Mnjda Rodriguez, after successfull
crossing the tiocha with a stiong
body guni d, has assumed command,
and Ruis Rivera, who was designated
to take charge of the Cuban forces in
Havana province, mannged to pass the
celebiated line Fridaj', and is neai Ma
llei now at the head of the insurgents
of that section.
Aianguren has struck nnother blow
in the vicinity of Havana, sacking and
turning the hamlets of Cruz, Pledra
and Bacuianno, neai Guanabacoa
Wednesdaj' last the lebels buined the
most of the town of Nuva Paz, In Ha
vana piovlnce, despite tho fact that
the town is protected by ten foits, with
a ganlson of 300 men. All were taken
by surptlse when they saw the rebels
in the place. All the stores were loot
ed and then burned.
MISS1NQ STATE OF GEORGIA.
Search Will lie Mnde, but It Is Be
lieved She Has Poundercd.
St. John's, N. F Jan. 31. The steam
er Neptune being unable to fit out suf
tlclentlj' soon, the steamer NImrod w ill
sail In seaich of the missing steamer
State of Georgia. She will bo gone
about a week, and will cruise through
the Ice floe In the hope of sighting the
The undei taking Is regarded as hope
less heie, the general opinion being that
the State of Geoigla has foundered with
all on boaid.
Thev Decide to Cull Oil the ."Won Mho
Arc righting Tire in a Mine.
Halifax, Jan. 31. The sti Iking mln
eis at Spilnghlll aie about to nlay
their last catd. The mlneis have de
cided to call off all tho men who are
fighting the die In the east slope
This would monn the destruction of
the nilne; but It Is thought the pro
vincial government will Intel feie.
Students Hold the Port.
Athens, Gieece, Jan 31. As a result ot
a dispute between the students at the
univeislty hero and one of the protessots
the students three das ago took posses
sion of the buildings and gi omuls nnd
piiVnred to hold them by foice of aims.
Yesterdaj the watei supply was cut off
and the buildings weie suiiounded by
t loops, and no one was allow ed to enter
the grounds. Dm Ing the disturbance ono
ho was killed This afternoon the stu
dents In the univeislty suriendered.
Tuictioii Cnmpiun Iteduces Wnges,
Toledo, O, Jan. 21, The Toledo Ti ac
tion company, which conttols all the
stieet l.illvvaj lines In this cltv, esterda
announced a reduction of 10 pel c nt. In
tho wages ot all Its emploes to take ef
fect tomonow The l eduction Involves
about 500 people. A falling on In business
Is given as the reason foi the cut
Tho Cruiser llrookljn Aginund.
Philadelphia. Jan 31 No details of the
extent of the damage done to the new
United States ciulsei Biookln, which
stiuck on u iock ledge estenla ultei
noon while proceeding down the Delawaio
llvei, could be learned toda.
Tho Princess Louise Elopes.
Beillu, Jnn 31 Princess Louise, oldest
daughtei of King Leopold, of Belgium
and wife of Pilnce Philip, of Saxe-Cobuig
and Gotha, biothei of Pilnce Peullnand
of Bulgaria, has eloped with an Ameilcan
cuptuln of Hussatd.
Penou lor Ciiln--Pcr!inps.
Madild, Jan. 21. Tho Epoca sajs that
Geneiul Acarruga, minister of wai, has
Intimated that an' nirangement with the
Cuban Insui gents looking to a cessation
of hostilities in Cuba ma , posslbl be
Papers Worth 9100,000 Stolen.
Chicago, Jun 31 Papers consisting of
legal docunu nts, which Geoige Shaw said
were worth $100,000 ro him, were stolon
estcrdaj morning at tho rooming houso
of Mis. J. Orth, 1313 Michigan nvi mie.
."Weuslctf tit tho Indian School.
Cai lisle, Pa , Jan, 31 Uetween foit ind
l)fty casts of measles aio lepoited among
the Indian o)s and girls ut the United
States Training Bchool heie. The school
has been quarantined.
I'itsimmous Talks right.
Dallas, Tex,, Jan, 31, Hob Pltzslmmons
last night telcgiuphcd Dan Stuait that he
will start from New Yoik for Nevada next
Tuesday to get ready to fight Corbett.
Insurgents rupture n Town,
Havana, Jan. 31. Tho Insurgents have
captured the town of Palmasatltn, near
Manzanlllo, sacking all the stores.
MEN OF PROMINENCE.
FOR SECRETARY OP WAR (PERHAPS) GEN. RUSSELL A. ALQER.
PEACE AT ANY PRICE.
Spaniards, Cuban Traitors and Bankers
Scheme in Havana for the Bribing
of Insurgent Cenernls.
Key West, Fla , Jan 31 Adv Ices i e
celv ed last night by the steamei 011
ette saj : A seciet meeting was held
In the palace iecently, in which Ahu
mada, Weylei's substitute; i-almerola,
societal' of the government; Monteio,
Galvez and Cueto, for the autonomist
paity and Rnbell and Rlveio for tho
lefonnlsts, took pait and it Is hinted
a lepresontatlve of the dim of Haup
mnnn & Co , Rothschild's agents at
Havana, assisted The object of the
meeting was to discuss the proposed
lefoims soon to be granted to Cuba.
The consent, it appears, of tho Cleve
land administration, was consldoied
necessary and It was believed would
be gi anted, but as In nil contracts
whoie til-lateral Interests are con
cerned, the potty of the thlid pait
must give his entire confoimlty, It wns
thought advisable to explore that pat
tj's will and, if possible, induce him
to give his volunaij consent, either
by framing promises, or, it necessary,
by monetniy influences, which would
be liberally expended.
Somebody was lequlred to make
oveitures Jo Gomez, who Is the remain
ing, so they believed, or visible head
of the revolution, and Mai cos Gaicia,
and Spottorno, the lenegade Cuban
who had been puiposely called foi tho
meeting, was designated. He accepted
the pioposal at once. He will start
iminedlatolj' for Sanctl Splritus nnd
from there will pioceed to Gomez's
camp, which is said to be In that vicin
ity Doubts nie entertained as to
whethei Gomez will lecelve him or
enter Into unj negotiation with the
Spanish government It is lepoited
Gomez has wamed Garcia that If he
catches him he will ham; him as a
traitor to his countiy
Tho paitieipatlon of the Rothschilds
In this nffali mnkes the impression
that a deep money game is behind the
scteen, nnd that leform humbug Is
simply a bluff on the pait of Spain on
the United States and Europe to avoid
diplomatic contingencies which may
arise when the McKinley ndmlnlstia
tion comes into power.
A Huge Locomotive.
Schenectad, N Y., Jan 31 Ono of the
greatest locomotives evei built In Ameii
ea has Just been completed at the Schen
ectady Locomotive woiks foi the North
ein Piclllc Itallroid conipnnj It is a
compound 12-vv heeler, and will weigh 102
tons It can les a steam pressuie of 2U0
pounds to the situate Inch of bollei sin
Corhctt Hunts Tinumig Quartets.
Reno, Nev , Jan il A tclegiam wts
lecelvid here yesteulu fiom Wllllum A
Hi ady, managoi foi James J Coibett
usklng If suitable training ncoommoih'
tlons for the pugilist could he secured at
Steninbonts Sittings, a few miles south
of Reno Ho wis answeied In the af
Rolling. Mill Resumes Woik.
McKeesport, Pa , Jan 31 No 1 depart
ment ot the National Rolling mill, which
has been Idle for the past font mouths,
will resume opinttons Monday inornlut;
giving employ ment to 2j0 men
Woollen .Mills Stall Up.
Rockvllle, Conn, Jan 31 The Mlneril
Spilngs Manufactuiing compaii, manu
factuterH of wool at StnfToid Springs, em
p!olng 300 humls when ninnlng lull ca
pacity, will stmt up Its mills Monda.
Till NKWS THIS M0KXINU.
Weather Indications Today:
Pair, followed by Snow or Kaln.
1 How Steamship Companies Fight Immi
Evidence that Pinar del Itlo In Cuba
Is Not Pucllled
Foiccust ot Week In Congiess.
2 Peace Tieat) to Bo Reported to the
Financial and Commercial,
3 (Local) Circular of tho Anthtaclto Coal
Mr. MeCollum l lied to Account.
Stuto Legislative Topics.
5 (LocuD Illuminating Heat and Power
Company Plant limned.
Seventh DIstilct Sewei Oidlnance Will
Havo a Rough Roud,
G (Story)-"Stntlon 347--G7.G."
7 Now a and Gossip of tho West Side.
Rubin ban Happenings.
Ind Down tho ValFcyv
THE WEEK IN CONGRESS.
Treaties Will Engross the Attention of
the Senate and Minor Legislation
That of the House.
Washington, Jan. 31 Some of the
time of the senate this week will prob
ably be spent behind closed doors. Tho
genetal treaty of arblttation between
the United States and Great Britain
will bo lepoited to the senate tomor
row, as amended by the committee
Satuulay. In addition to this geneial
treaty there aie also the trade maik
and copyilght tieaty with Japan and
the convention piovidlng foi the ap
pointment of a commission to deter
mine the boundniy lino between Alas
ka and the Biitlsh possessions, which
will probably be sent to the senate to
monow. These matters, to saj- noth
ing of the unrest of the Democtats on
account of tho holding up of the post
ortlce nominations by the postolllce
committee, will cause more or less ex
The Nlcaraguan canal bill, on which
Mr. Morgan has vainly endeavored to
secuie a time for a vote, still remains
tho unflnlshetl business The bank
ruptcy bill was agieed upon to follow
this, but the two steeling committees
hnve decided that the Hawaiian cable
bill shall be consldeted lirst.
IN THE HOUSE
Tho hdti'e will devote tho coming
week largel to the consldciatlon of
appropilation bills nnd election ctjses
The diplomatic and consulni and DIs
ti let of Columbia appropilation bills
are leady, and before the week closes
the postofilce and naval bills, it is un
dei stood, may be presented
GEORGE B. ROBERTS DEAD.
President ot tho Pennsylvania Rail
road Pusses Aw u.
Philadelphia, Jan. 31. Geoige B
Robeits, piesldent of the Pennsylva
nia lalltoad company, died at 4 30
o'clock josteidaj' afternoon, at his
home at Bala, Montgomeiy count,
fiom henit failure, supei induced by
Indigestion and catarrh of the stomach
Anangements lot tho funeral weie
completed today. Thefuneial will tike
place at 2 10 on Tuesday aftei noon ii-t.
The funeral will bo held from Ml Rob
cits' lute countiy residence at Bala Sta
tloi;. An Aiuericiin Consul in Trouble.
Berlin, Ian 31 The couit at Maycnce
has condemned Peic Baitholow, United
States consul at that place, to pa 11 tine
of 200 marks foi assaulting an inmate cf
his house on the head with a levolver
Bartholow claims tho com t has no Juil
dletion ovei him as an Amcricui citizen
and a icpiesontntlve of the United States,
nnd lit will appeal
.Murdered ut His Own Door.
New Yoik, Ian 31 Roeco do SIo, on
Hall in shoemakei of Hedtoid Pirk, was
shot dead at the doni of his shop shoitlv
after midnight It was cold-blooded
crime The motive seems to have been
revpngp foi icil 01 imaglnuv ki lev antes,
the outgiowth of n paid party qf v.hleh
the dead man wos host
llettei 'fillies Aie Coming.
Reading, Po , Jan 31 Tho Reading coin
pan hns posted notices ut all ot its cai
icpuli shops tint employes will walk ten
houis Instead of nine, commencing to
monow, except on SUuidays, when woik
will stop at noon A numbei of additional
hands will be employed
.Mrs. Itootli ut Woik.
Trenton, N. J., Jan 31 .Mrs Halllngton
Booth, of the Ameikan Volunleets, Is a
vlslloi at the state pilson hero with tho
object of securing members Horn among
the convicts for her organization, the
Volunteei Pilson league Shu delivered
two uddi esses today
Threatened vv Hit inleuce.
Nev, York, Jan 31 Mrs Hradlej -.Martin
has received dozens of thieatenlng httois
In connection with the fane diets bill
which she will give on Pelt 10 Titty havo
hinted at all sorts ot violence if the ball
Kner Miners in Distress,
Plttsbuig, Pa, Jan 31. Gleat distress
pievalls among the ilver miners, almost
all of the 10 000 diggers In tho Monongahe
li Valley being out of employment.
Toronto Seeking Industries,
Tot onto, O, Jan 31 A mass meeting
was held In the opera house Inst night to
appoint committees to ofter Inducements
to" Industries seeking locutions,
Old Ludv Burned to Death.
Hagcistown, Mil., Jan, 31, .Mrs. Ro'o
Ann Butts, uged 70 years, was horribly
binned by her clothing taking fiie tiom
a lamp. She died shortly aftei ward.
Am o tuial
Saturday, Jan. 30, wiH
commence a Linen Sale
that -will be ? special in
terest to housekeepers.
We will not enlarge on the
we offer, '
but submit quality and pi Ices for jour
peisonal Inspection, feeling satisfied that
the goods will do the rest,
10 pieces Loom Damask, nil linen 23c.
G pliees 62-Inch Damask, all linen 23c.
o pieces 01-Inch Damask, all linen, ... 3Sc.
G pieces CC-Inch D imask, all linen 12c.
G pieces 72-Inch Dannsk, all linen 13c,
G pieces 72-lneh Damask, all linen GSc.
72-lnch Sllvci Bleached Dannsk, !3c. tp
$1.00, actual value, $1 00 and $1 15.
Bleached Linen Damasks, at 4Sc G3c,
GSc , 73c, Sic. to $2 30 per jaul.
230 dozen all linen Napkins, 7i)c, 03c ,
$1 00, $1 13, $1.33, $1 GO, $1 73 to $12 00 per
Wo call special attention to our Silver
Bleached Napkins at $1 GO We know they
aie tho best value over offered.
Extraordinary values on Towels. No
tlco especially our
Extra Size Huck Towels,
at $3.00 per dozen, Luncli
Cloths, D'Oylles, Centers,
Etc. We carry a line or
5o?t Finish German Lin
ens. 510 AND 512
January and Feb
114 AND 110 WYOMING AVE.
AlURDBRER TAYLOR RECAPTURED.
Shcriil Hucknci iintl n 1'ossc uc
iced ed in Wuiiiiiug II im Down.
Hanfoid, Cil Jan 31 Atter patient
ly trailing him lor scvcial davs Sheilft
Buckner and posse overlook Geoigo
Taylor, the Mlssouil muiderei, Fiiday
evening in a small cabin on tho Jncoli
taneli neai lianloid, wheie ho was stu
piised nnd taken without n struggle.
He was brought to Hnnford jesterday
nnd placed in tho citj jail under a
stiong guai d
in May, 1S04, the Meeks family con
sisting ot Geoige Mecks, his wife nnd
thtee chlldien, staited to dilve fiom
theit home near Hi owning, Mo to Ol--luhoma
Meeks was a witness agnnist
William and Geoige Tayloi, two piom
incnt eitiens of the county, w'lio had
been chaiged with stfallng some cattle,
and w he e ti lal w as to be held the wpok
following Tho morning after the fam
ily left homo little Nellie Meek, aged
six ycais, moused n fanner near
Biowtilng nd told that her fathn,
mothei nnd the othois of the fnintL
had been kllleu and tlieli bodies wen
in a Httaw stuck In a field, sho heisel'
was wounded in tho head
The two Liolheis, on learning of tho
finding of the bodies fled tiom the
neighboihood They wcio nfteiwatds
anosted in Aikansatj and voluntaiily
i etui ned to Mlssouil. They weio tried
and (mulcted on tho testimony of little
Nellie and sentenced to bo linugo'l.
On the night of Aiuil 12 last, Geoigo
escaped from tho Jail at Carlton, Mo ,
wheie he was confined, together with
ills brothei William. Tho latter also
got out of the pnson, but was io-eai-tuied
and was hanged in Carroltou
Interesting to Salesmen.
Ottumwa, la., Jan 21 Judgo Foo ins
decided that a traveling man's contract
Is not binding ou the houso until approv ed,
Tho Ifoiald'n W outlier Foiccust.
New York, Peb 1 In the Middle states
today, full to puitly cloudy weather and
slightl) higher temperature will pievull
with fiesh to bilsk easterly to noith
rasterly winds piobablj attaining dan
gerous force on the coattt and lollowed by
tmow Ou Tuefila, cloudy to partly
cloudy weathei will prevail, with alight
tompenmue ehanjree, snow and danger
ously high roitheasterl and noithetly
winds on the coasts, ptobibly followed by
clearing In the Interior