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A Clash Between the
Guardsmen and Strik
ers May Occur.
SPIRIT OF LAWLESSNESS
Strikers Become More Exas
In Spite oT tli (3 Expcricnco of Ono
Week Ago, tlic Unruly Inhabitant
ol Iiiittlmcr Shown Disposition to
Dcfv the Authoritins--Thcy Jeer at
the Militia ami Attack Men Who
Desire to Work.
Special to tho Scranton Tribune.
Hazleton, Pa., Sept. 17. If there Is a
clash between the strikers nnd militia,
the consequences will not call down any
great degree of censure upon the sol
diery. The feeling here just at present
is that the strikers are carrying things
to an exasperating limit. In the face
of last Friday's terrible .result of their
refusal to obey tho mandate of the
law, In direct opposition to tho voice of
the people of the commonwealth, through
their executive head, that these male
factions should cease, and with a reck
less, flagrant and In no wise excusable
disregard of the living command and
warning embodied In the presence of
the militia they continue the very dis
obedience of their marches, assaults on
miners, depredations of the companies'
property and tomorrow night they have
arranged to conduct a monster mass
meeting which, to those who set down
nnd calmly conjecture the possible out
come, is the most flagrant of all viola
tions so far committed. Another rea
son that all this Is looked upon as ex
asperating Is that the great majority
of the offending strikers are the aliens.
In fact the English-speaking miners
are dominated by the foreigners. Sev
enteen English-speaking miners with
whom your correspondent talked at
Lattlmer today, said they not only dis
approve of this persistent tempting of
the power pf the state, but would be
willing to go back to work under the
offer made by their employer, Calvin
Pardee, If they would be permitted to
do so. We dare not go contrary to the
foreigners, they said, for If we should
we would never be able to live here
after the soldiers left, and even while
they would be here we would bo In
constant danger. This same feeling Is
found among the English-speaking
miners of nearly all the companies.
Tomorrow night's mass meeting, which
Is the one exception to the demonstra
tions for which aliens are responsible,
Is to be laid at the doors of the agi
tators. It Is not a notation of law, you
will hear people say, to conduct such
a gathering, and Its purpose is perfect
ly legitimate and Intended for good, but
at a time like this, when tho least
spark is liable to start a devastating
conflagration, the wisdom and In fact
the moral right of such an affair la
questionable, to say the least. General
Gohin Is on the verge of indignation
over the conduct of the strike leaders,
nnd particularly over this massing and
probable Inflaming of maybe 25,000
men, who need but a zephyr to fan
them Into flame.
PATIENCE NEARLY EXHAUSTED.
"It Is certainly discouraging," the
general said to The Tribune representa
tive this morning. "I have done every
thing In my power towards con
ciliation, and have refrained as much
as was possible from anything that
would have a tendency to make the
military power obnoxious to tho strik
ers, yet for all the forbearance that
the department has exercised there has
not been a single act on the Part of the
strikers that could be considered ap
preciative or that would Indicate that
they are disposed to act in harmony
which should be tho purpose of all who
wish to seo an end of this deplorable
affair. They say they want tho troops
withdrawn, yet they persist unceas
ingly and strenuously In that very
thing which brought the soldiery here,
and which leaves no recourse save
keeping them here."
To what extremes these challenges
to the state's power go, Is Instanced
by tho repetition of yesterday's Econes
The strikers who secured a crowd of
women to march on the collieries of
that place announced openly to tho
newspaper men who went to the scene
that the affair would be repeated this
morning. It was and the efforts to re
sume operations at three of the places
was prevented, while In tho fourth
place the star washery, forty of the
133 employes did not venturo to re
turn to work. And while this was go
ing on a troop of cavalry was riding
to prevent It at any cost, and their
approach was known to the strikers.
As the troops rodo through the town
after finding that they had been too
late to carry out their mission, they
were met with Jibes and Jeers from
the women along the streets and In
the doorways. What General Gobln
will do regarding tomorrow night's af
fair Is not definitely known. Ho says
himself that he will be guided by clr
., oumstances. "I do not feel inclined to
Prevent a meeting which has the os
tcmlble purpose this has, but I am
here to suppress disorder and anything
that would tend to create disorder, and
if I find that tho meeting Is disorder
ly or has a tendency to create disorder
I will Interfere."
He proposes to keep informed of
what transpires and will be prepared
to act instantly anil decisively.
It Is understood that lie will have
representatives at the meeting, and
means of Immediate communication
with them. Should a display of forco
be necessary, the Ninth regiment,
which Is only across the road from
Oak Park, the meeting place, will be
called upon. The "scare" despatch
about the stealing of dynamite from
Turnbacher's magazine, filed at 2.30
this morning, was the result of a
watchman's excitement and the fact
that It was too late an hour for in
vestigation. At headquarters this
morning it was explained that all the
dynamite of the region Is now being
transferred to and stored in Turnback's
magazine, which Is a very commodious
one, and located In a well guarded dis
trict. A patrol of 100 men were Bent
to guard it laBt night, and a watchman
at the cranberry mine who, from a
distance, saw a crowd of men with
lanterns In and around the place be
lieved that the Hungarians of the lo
cality were breaking In and without
waiting to investigate telephoned to
brigade headquarters the startling In
formation contained In The Tribune's
header this morning. T. J. D.
WOMEN ATTACK MINERS.
Ono Hundred Men nt Cnrson Wnsh
crv Diivon Away from Their Work.
By Associated Press.
Hazleton Pa., Sept. 17. The strike
situation tonight may be summarized
Over ten thousand men are still out,
with no apparent prospect of settle
ment; sporadic outbreaks of violence
are occurring near the outlying col
lieries, and the withdrawal of troops is
not only without consideration, but
the guard lines of several of the camps
are being constantly strengthened, nnd
tho wisdom of bringing more cavalry
Is being discussed. Colonel Case, of
the Fourth regiment, nnd Colonel Ma
gee, of the Eighth, are both complain
ing of lack of cavalry to cover the
largo extent of territory under their
commands, nnd it was said today that
if the soldiers are kept here much
longer tho Sheridan troop, of Tyrone,
nttnehed to the Second brigade, will bo
A captain of General Gobln's staff
Is authority for the statement that an
uneasy feeling prevails at headquar
ters, in consequence of the little out
breaks of the past few days and the
Indication they hold of the underlying
disturbance. The brigade commander
himself admitted today that tho ac
tion of the raiding women was" giving
him much perplexity. He does not
care to use force against them,, and
has Instructed the soldiers In case of
necessity, to use only the flats of their
sabres upon the amazons. Tho story
reached the general that many men
were in tho attacking crowds of yes
terday and today disguised as wo
men. The strikers no longer disperse
when the troops nppear in their ter
ritory, and today while a body of
Eighth regiment ofllcers were taking a
look over the Honey Brook district a
burly Irish woman who stood at the
head of a crowd of foreign women
and men, shouted to the captain: "Say,
cap, divide your guns with us and
we'll give you a h of a fight."
The soldiers Ignored the challenge.
Similar taunts have been thrown at
bodies of militia In the Drifton region
This morning's violent scene at
Audenrled was almost an exact repe
tition of yesterday's at the same place.
It arose from another attempt to start
the Monarch nnd Star washerles of
the Lehigh and Wilkes-Barre com
pany. About ono hundred men report
ed for work at tho former, when the
wild band of women swooped down
upon them with an armament of
sticks and stones. Others were sta
tloned on top of an adjacent culm
bank, whence they showered missiles
upon the would-be workers, nnd a
large body of men nnd boys waited In
reserve behind tho bank.
The men promptly quit work before
any injury could be inflicted. At the
Star washery, where one hundred of
one hundred and thirty-five men want
ed to work, a like assault stopped them.
No further attempt was made to work
tho Carson washery. A squad of the
uovernors troop went there to quell
the disturbance, but all was quiet when
they arrived, except that the rabble of
women hooted and cursed the mllitln,
wno made no response. The call for
troons whlrli rnmo from Hrnnlmrrv nt
2 o'clock this morning was the act of
a scared night watchman, who mistook
soiuiers tor strikers. All. the dynamite
that can be found In the region Is be
ing collected and stored In Tumbach's
powder house, to keep it from tho
hands of tho miners, and onp hnnilrpil
men from the Ninth regiment were sent
over to guard tho house. The watch
man saw tho lights and moving figures,
lost his nerve, and telephoned that an
nttack was threatened.
Late last night another territory was
turbulent. A body of strikers at Lat
tlmer No. 2 quarrelsd among them
selves and bloodshed was threatened,
when Company E, of the Thirteenth
regiment, which Is camped at Lattl
mer, restored quiet. The colonel of the
regiment said today that he feared
trouble and had strengthened the guard
and organized a special system of.slg
nals that will get the soldiers in readi
ness for action within five minutes.
Acting Brigade Surgeon Lieutenant
Halderstadt, escorted by Captain Nor
rls, of the general's staff, and a squad
ron of cavalry, made a long march this
afternoon through Lattlmer and Drif
ton. The camps of tho Fourth, Twelfth
and Thirteenth regiments were visited
and the surgeon inspected the sanitary
arrangements and the supply and
quality of food. The Fourth regiment
had a battalion marching through Jed
do, Freeland and Drifton, and tho
Eighth sent a body of men out for a
The frequent excursions of the cav
alry were explained today by an at
tache of the general's staff, who said
they were intended to familiarize the
men with the mountainous country In
the event of conditions which would
stop the use of telegraph wlreis and
trains. The doubt created by th re-
JContlnued on Pago 3.J
THE YELLOW FEVER
Details Regarding tlio Situation In the
MEDICAL INSPECTION OP TRAINS
New York ntul Now Orleans I'tillmnns
Arc Fumigated nt Jersey Citv-Flvo
Hundred Refugees Are Now In At-lnntn--I)cnth
of a Woman nt Mans
field. Washington, Sept. 17. Surgeon Gen
eral Wyman today received, from At
lanta, Ga the following telegraphic
report from Surgeon Sawtelle, tho
olllclal In charge of yellow fever details,
In tho Georgia district:
"Railroad ofllclals here have agreed
not to sell tickets to persons from in
fected districts to points south of At
lanta, Medical Inspection of Incoming
trains from the south Inaugurated by
board of health yesterday. Atlanta
and West Point trains are met by com
petent Inspectors forty miles from city
and southern railroad trains from Bir
mingham twenty miles out. Any sus
picious cases found on trains will be
put off four miles from, city limits and
cared for in detention camp. No sus
picious cases reported in the city; no
cases found on trains. To meet de
mands of quarantines, all coaches
bound south from Atlanta and Mont
gomery are fumigated before depart
ure by railroad authorities. New Or
leans and New York Pullmans are
fumigated In Jersey City by health in
spector from Montgomery. There are
no malarial diseases In the city. Ex
odus from Infected districts continues,
many passing through Atlanta to
points north nnd cast. About 600 refu
gees now in Atlanta. Health author
ities aiding them to reach northern
places by Issuing health certificates
after thorough examination of each
The advices received by Surgeon
General Wyman tonight include the
From VIcksburg, Miss., Dr. Hunter,
president of the state board of health,
reported that there had been one sus
picious case at Nitta Yuma. There is
no one sick now.
Surgeon White reports that he hopes
to have the detention camp at Fon
talnbleau open on Monday.
From Mobile, Ala., Dr. Guiteras re
ports: Day ending at noon, cases previous
ly reported, three; now cases, two;
suspicious cases, three; deaths, two.
Total number under treatment, five.
Dr. Glennan, also at Mobile, reports
that the passenger train inspection ser
vice wont into operation today.
Mansfield, Ky Sept. 17. Lizzie Bow
ena. a white woman, died in the depot
hFre this morning. She was taken
frcm the train last night, and her
death is said to bo the result of yel
VIcksburg, Miss., Sept. 17. Dr. Pur
nell reports to the state board of health
tonight fifteen new cases of yellow fev
er for tho day, Including one conval
escent nt Edwards, the worst report
yet. Four trained nurses sent to Ed
wards by special train.
AT NEW ORLEANS.
New Orleans, Sept. 17. The fever sit
uation in New Orleans today assumed
a somewhat more serious aspect than
nt any time since Sunday, when six of
the St. Claude cases were declared to
be yellow fever. At 6 o'clock this even
ing the city board of health announced
the appearance of eight new cases and
of these one death, that of Zena Brau
ner. Yesterday was one of the hottest
days of the month and there seems to
have been a rapid development of
germs. The physicians still feel, how
ever, that there Is much that Is satis
factory In the situation.
Jackson, Miss., Sept. 17. Matters
have assumed a quieter tone and those
few people who are loft In town are In
hope that the fever will not reach them.
A meeting of citizens was held today
and arrangements were made for a
special train of twelve coaches to bo
used In case of an emergency and slg
nal agreed on to give an alarm.
ELOPES TWICE WITH ONE WOMAN.
Matthew Horden of Chicngo Infatu
ated Willi n Now Haven Girl.
New Haven, Conn., Sept. 17. Mat
thew Borden, Yale '94, has twice eloped
m.LVi lt untin nlt Mill., Tnlinitnl. nP
i it (Lit nit; 0ttiiiv hi.i, .ti.tij' .vuuuut, ul
this city, daughter of a tailor.
Borden Is the son of th'e Chicngo
' condensed milk manufacturer, and
i whin he married the girl the first time
his father shipped him to Europe In
company with two staid Yale profes
I sors to grow sober. He also paid the
I young woman's expenses to South Da
kota, where she remained six months,
secured a divorce, Mr. Borden, tho eld
er, giving her a bonus of $15,000 to agree
to never molest his dear boy again.
But Matthew strayed here from Chi
cago to cast his eyes once more on
his loved one. The sight unnerved him,
and tho couple have again disappeared.
Mllly's father says they are married
ngaln. Ho declares that his daughter
will give tho boy all tho $15,000 she got
from the father to pay his way throuch
. Rush Medical college if ids father re
fuses to support him.
MARTIN SECURES COUNSEL.
Gnrmnn nnd LuiiiiIiiiii Will Bo Pitted
Against Ench Other.
Wilkes-Barre, Sept. 17. Sheriff Mar
tin has taken time by the forelock.
Anticipating trouble In the courts ho
has employed John T. Lenahan, Lu
zerne county's foremost criminal law
yer. Tho relatives of the men kd at
Lattlmer have not been Idle either.
They have retained John M. Garman.
chairman of the Democratic state com
mittee. It is said the friends of the
strikers wanted to employ both Lena
han and Garman, but the sheriff stole
a march on them and corralled Lena
Rotterdam, Sept. 17. Arrived; Aimcro,
Cherbourg, Sept. 17. Arrived: Auguste
Victoria, Now York via Plymouth tor
Southampton Balled: Columbia, for
MOB BEATS A NEdRO PASTOR.
The Itov. Charles (Sruouo of Quincy
Punished ior Insulting a Wumnn.
Qulncy, 111., Sept. 17. Tho Rev. Char
les Green, pastor of tho colored Baptist
church, nt 10th and Chestnut strcetB,
was shot at and beaten last night by
a crowd of angry men for insulting
Mrs. Frank Holman, a white woman,
on the street. Mrs. Holmnn was go
ing home when the colored man
spoke to her. She screamed and her
husband and a dozen other men gave
The man was caught In an alley
after dodging a number of bullets, and
the angry men were pounding him
when a policeman arrived on tho
scene nnd rescued him. Otherwise ho
would have been killed.
The man was taken to tho pollco
station and this morning was recog
nized as tho colored minister. He was
lined $100 and sentenced to the work
house for 200 days. Several whlto
women have been Insulted In the same
neighborhood during the last week
and two of them have postively iden
tified Greene as the man.
AT CHIPPEWA FALLS
Five Persons Killed Outright and
Several Others Seriously Injured.
IJoth Trnins Given the Itight of Wny.
Chippewa Fnlls.Wls., Sept. 17. A dis
astrous wreck occurred on the Wiscon
sin Central railroad, six miles west of
this city, at 4 o'clock this morning,
resulting In tho death of five people and
the Injury of several others. Two
freight trains, through a mistake In
orders, while going foity miles an hour,
met on a curve and not even giving
the engineers and firemen time to jump,
came together with terrible force.
The dead are: Engineer Wrtrren, En
gineer Smith, Fireman Smiley, Brake
man Miller, nn unknown man riding be
tween cars. It Is thought others are
burled n the wreck.
Two brakemen were taken from tho
wreck and are seriously Injured. Two
passengers In the caboose are slightly
injured. It It not lenown where tho
blame lies, but It Is rumored that both
trains were given the right of way.
THE AXE AGAIN FALLS.
Clerk Hutchinson Relieved by Gov
Harrlsburg, Sept. 17. George C.
Hutchinson, of Huntingdon, a clerk In
the department of agriculture, was re
lieved from duty today by Governor
Hutchinson's removal ls-bellcved to
be due to the part he took In the de
feat of Enos O. Rogers, for associate
Judge, of Huntingdon county, at the
recent Republican county conventI6n.
Judge Rogers was recently appointed
by Governor Hnstlngs to All the unex
pired term of the late Judge Gelssln
ger. Tho Governor was anxious that
he should be nominated to succeed him
self, but he was defeated by W. II.
Benson, by a vote of 7S to G7, Hutch
inson taking nn nctlve part in the lat
FIANCEE OF A SUICIDE WEDDED.
Nettio Ilcllc Smith, for Whom W. P.
Thornton Killed Himself.
Louisville, Ky., Sept. 17. Nettio Belle
Smith, daughter of Milton II. Smith,
president of the Louisville and Nash
ville railroad, whose change of heart
caused the suicide nt her home a few
month's ago of William Preston Thorn
ton, was married this afternoon to
Thomas F. Folder, of New York.
The engagement of Miss Smith nnd
Mr. Felder was announced very soon
after the sensational suicide of Thorn
ton, who called at the Smith mansion
to learn why Miss Smith had coldly
broken their engagement, and on be
ing agnln told that she had decided
not to marry him Thornton shot him
self and fell dying at the young wo
BLIGHTED LOVE ASKS FOR $5,000.
.Miss Schneider Says Adolf Scicl
Broke His Promise to Mnrrv.
Chicago, Sept. 17. Attilie Schneider
has brought suit against Adolf Sexel,
an employe of the Pullman company,
at Pullman, for $5,000 damages, alleg
ing breach of promise to marry. Tho
defendant Is a widower with two chil
dren and Is 35 years of age. Miss
Schneider says she was a class mate of
Sexel In Germany, and some time ago
she received a letter from him asking
her to come to America and marry him.
Miss Schneider thereupon took pas
sage for America. She says, however,
that after she had been hero a short
time, Adolf cooled In his attentions to
her and has since then refused to carry
out his contract with her.
WOMEN COLLECT THE FARES.
Trolley Day SuccfKsful nt Peoria for
Peoria, 111., Sept. 17. Trolley day was
observed In Peoria for the first time
today. The Women's Christian Home
Mission, which operates the Homo for
the Friendless and the Peoria Kinder
garten association, had charge of every
line In tho city. Fully three hundred
of them were engaged In tho work.
The cars were liberally patronized
throughout the. entire day, and a num
ber of liberal donations were made to
these two charities. This evening there
were several trolley parties. The wo
men netted a largo sum, but no esti
mate of the exact amount can be given
TWO GIRLS ASPHYXIATED.
Dnughtors of Mr. Yoorhecs Acciden
tally Leave tho Gnu Turned On.
Atlantic City, N. J., Sept. 17. Two
young daughters of Mr. J. Voorhess,
of Philadelphia, wero found today as
phyxiated at their summer homo on
Paciflo avenue, near Arkansas avenue.
When the little ones did not arlso at
tho usual hour this morning, ono of
the family went to their room to awak
en them, Repeated knocks brought no
The door was broken in and tho room
was found to ho full of gas, and both
of tho children dead. It Is supposed
that they went to bed and accidentally
left the gas turned on.
LYNCH LAW IN THE
CITY OF MEXICO
Sequel o! tlic Attempt on the Life ol
ARNULFO ARROYO KILLED BY A MOB
Two Hundred Men Forco Their Wny
Into tho Municipal Pnlaco ntul Stab
tho Prisoner to Hcnth--Scvornl ol
tho Party Aro Arrested by tlio Po
lice. City of Mexico, Sept. 17. A most
sensatlonnl ending to tho attempt on
the life of President Diaz occurred this
morning when Arnulfo Arroyo was
lynched by a band of the common peo
ple determined on revenge, 'it was an
act unprecedented In the history of
the country. At 1 o'clock in the morn
ing a number of men, forced their
way Into the municipal palace, as
cended the stairway, overcame tho
guards and mnde their way to the of
fice of the inspector general of police
and killed Arnulfo Arroyo, whom they
found there. The killing was a wild
and savage scene, and was followed
by a wild and noisy retreat. The as
sistant chief of police, who was eleep
Ing In an adjoining room, was awak
ened by the noise. He arose and ran
to the balcony, firing his pistol ns a
signal for help. At the same time he
called to a policeman who was In sight
to make an attempt to detain the
lynchers, who were making their es
cape. The firing of pistols and the
whistles of policemen brought other
ofllcers who succeeded In capturing a
score of persons. It was not long be
fore the Inspector general and Inspec
tor vlllnvlelenclo arrived on horseback.
When tho police entered the room,
they found the body of the dead man
lying In tho middle of tho floor. It
was literally riddled and hacked with
knife stabs. At his side were found a
door bar and several knives and other
steel Instruments. An examination
showed that the panes of a window
were broken. The men who were cap
tured would not say anything.
At 2 o'clock there was found a group
of people on ono of the side streets a
few blocks from Zocalo. They were
talking and discussing the lynching
They appeared to know all about the
affair, and were evidently In receipt of
knowledge as to Its origin and Inspira
tion, but when they were approached
by reporters, thev suddenly became
non-communlcatlve. On several other
streets reporters found People who
seemed to know all about the killing.
It may be that tho reports spread, or
It may be that the people Intended
taking vengeance on the assailant of
the president. When Arroyo was sur
prised by the lynchers he was sitting
in a chnir In the northeast corner of
what once was General Carballada's
private office. There, mixed with frag
ments of clothing, was a pool of blood,
marking tho spot where Arroyo had
The gendarmes who weve guarding
Arroyo, were unarmed.
Over 200 people penetrated the build
ing. When they surprised Arroyo he
was In a straight Jacket and could
make no resistance. He seemed too
terrified to apeak.
WINDOW GLASS IS ADVANCED.
Prices Aro Again Raised nt n Meet
ing of the Jobbers.
Cleveland. Sept. 17. A meeting was
held at tho Hollendn today of the
window glass Jobbers In tho territory
between Now York and Chlcaso. The
jobbers have lately been making new
prices, Just i" per cent, behind manu
facturers' prices. Today they decided
to make another advance of l per cent.
The secretary of the association, E. W.
Palmer, of this city, said:
"A crisis is approaching In the win
dow glass business. The stock of tho
manufacturers and Jobbers is very low.
Tho glass workers are fighting them.
It looks now as If tho manufacturers
would not start their works for some
"I nm afraid that the stock on hand
will be exhausted In a few weeks.
There Is sure to be a further advance
Mr. nnd Mrs. McKinley Will Visit tho
Washington, Sept. 17. The president
has arranged to leave Washington
early next week for a short visit to
Massachusetts. He will be accompan
ied by Mrs. McKinley and Mr. Cour
telyou.hls stenographer. Ills destination
Is North Adams, Mass., In tho Berk
shire Hills, where he will be the guest
of W. D. Plunkett, an old friend, who
cr.me to Somerset Inst week to pre
vail upon the president to mako this
It Is tho present expectation of tho
president to return to Washington
some time In the last week of this
Col. S. II. llrlclmm tho President's
Washington, Sept. 17. In connection
with tho Omaha exposition It had been
suggested that one member of the ex
ecutive board be appointed to repre
sent the cabinet, also that President
McKinley should name the president of
At tho cabinet meeting today Secre
tary Wilson presented the numo of
Colonel J. II. Brlgham, assistant sec
retary of agriculture, as the cabinet's
representative and President McKinley,
accepting this nomination, appointed
Colonel I am a3 president of the
CIVIL SERVICE IN POSTOFFICES.
A Superintendent Who Fought Re
moval I. ones in Court.
Chicago, 111., Sept. 17. In tho Federal
court today Judge Jenkins sustained
Postmaster Gordon in his removal of
Superintendent Carr. of the nnglewood
branch of the postolllce, known as Sta
tion O, and dissolved the Injunction se
cured by Carr, who claimed to be pro
tected by civil service rules.
Judge Jenkins took a position simi
lar to that of Judge Cox, of the Dis
trict of Columbia, In the Wood case,
which was decided a day or two ago.
FLOODS DESTROY LIFE IN JAPAN.
Scores of Dwelling!) Swept Away by
Rains nnd Landslides.
Tacomn, Wash., Sept 17. Tho North
ern Pacific liner Tacoma arrived yes
terday, bringing oriental advices up to
Count Mu'tsu died of consumption
Aug. 24. On tho Sunday previous lie
was promoted by Imperial favor to the
fhst class of tho second grnde In court
rank, and it was then known that tho
end was at hand.
Heavy floods are reported from Ta
kata, Nnoyetzom and several other
places. In Nylgata prefecture over 100
houses have been destroyed and llfty
slx lives lost In the Nlshlma district
of the Prefecture. All the bridges on
the Oshlma railroad line In Hogasht
Kublkl district have been broken down
by the Hoods and the roads have also
been damaged In many places. Over
forty houses and twenty godowns wero
swept nway by the water, and twenty
four lives were lost In the village of
Matsugaskl, Sado district.
By tho swelling of the Agonor river
1,300 houses In San Jose Mnchl nnd
700 houses In the village of Ichinokldo
wero submerged. At Izumosakl one
shrine, two godowns, four temples and
half a score of dwellings have been
crushed by landslides from tho moun
tains. Fifty lives have been lost and
ten persons severely wounded.
A tremendous explosion occurred at
the camp close by the Chinese arsenal
of Klangnnn, near Shanghai. Forty
bodies have been dug out of the de
bris. Two line Krupp Held guns, 1,900
new pattern single fire and magazine
rifles, with 120,000 rifle cartridges, wero
It is reported that the trial of tho
locomotive recently brought from
America, which consumes "slack" and
all kinds of Inferior coal, has proved
so satisfactory that the Japanese rail
way company has resolved to order a
number at once.
.Startling Evidence is Promised for
tho Closing Days of tho Hearing.
Tlic Case Will Lust Three Weeks
Chicago, Sept. 17. Tho prosecution
will rest its case In the Luetgert trial
tomorrow nfter three weeks given to
the prosecution of evidence against the
prisoner and four weeks spent In the
The prosecution will close Its case
with some strong evidence, tending to
prove the motive for the alleged crime.
The state will endeavor to show that
Infatuation for Mary Slemerlng, the
servant girl In the Luetgert household,
was the cause of the murder. It will
be claimed that the sausagemaker de
sired to make the girl his wife, and
that he put Mrs. Luetgert out of the
way In order to permit his marriage
with tho girl. To prove this theory
Frank Blalk and Frank Odprofsky,
employes of Luetgert, who have al
ready testified In the case, will be put
upon the stand and will give evidence
relating to the domestic affairs of
Luetgert. They are expected to testify
as to the fondness of Luetgert for Mary
Siemering, and tho opposition to tho
girl's presence In the house made by
Mrs. Luetgert. The frequent visits of
Mary Slemerlng to Luetgert In tho
s-ausage factory at unusual hours of
the night will bo detailed. Both men
will tell of seeing Luetgert chase his
wife upon one occasion with a revolver,
aad they will tell of threats which they
heard him make. With this evidence
In, the state will rest.
Today was given up to technical evi
dence. It was tho opinion of the attorneys
in the case today that the trial would
last at least three weeks longer.
COUNTERFEITING IN INDIANA.
A Photographer mid n Farmer's Hoy
Valparaiso, Ind., Sept. 17. Major
Carter of Indianapolis, Thomas B. Por
ter and A. L. Gallaher, secret service
men, assisted by Sheriff Green, have
arrested on tho charge of counterfeit
ing Henry A. W. Brown, a photograph
er of this city, and Theodore Hansen,
a farmers boy.
The outfit for making money, to
gether with bogus $1, $2 and $3 bills,
wero seized. Brown Is said to bo an
Anarchist, and was intimate with
Neebe and Parsons at the time of the
Iluymarket riot In Chicago,
Thrco Children Cremated.
Chatham, Ont., Sept. 17. Thrco daugh
ters of Preston Howard wero burned to
death this nuinlngJn their homo at Port
Alma, on tho shoro of Lako Erie. Tho
rest of tho family escaped from the burn
ing building. Tho girls were aged 1C, 10
and C years respectively. Ono of them
had escaped, but met her death In re
turning to assist her sisters. Mrs. How
ard and two soii3 v ero seriously burned.
Miss Uulisoii Mnrricd.
London, Sept. IS. Tho Times this morn
ing announces tho marriage on Thursday
at IUon, near Rye. Sussex, of St. Orls
wold Knox, of Now York, to Rdlth Somer
vllie, daufihter of tho lato Rev. Somervlllo
Rullson D. D., bishop of Central Penn
sylvania. THE NEWS THIS SIOItNING.
Weather Indications Todays
Generally Fair! Cooler.
1 General Situation at Hazleton Is Be
Troops Ordered to the Klondlko.
President Diaz's Assailant Lynched.
Yotow Fever Safeguards.
2 Sports A Day's Base Ball Games.
Bethlehem Fair Races.
3 State Whitney's (News Budget.
Comment of the Press.
C Ixicnl Social nnd Personal.
Religious News of tho Week.
Saucy Hess' Comments.
0 Local Opinion by Judge Arolibald in a
Dissatisfaction on South Side.
7 LocaV Prngramimo of tho Stato Con
vention of Poor Directors.
Reunion of the llJd.
8 Local West Sldoand City Suburban.
9 Lackawanna County News.
Dun's Review of Trade.
10 Story "Tho Captains Three."
11 Sunday-School Lesson for Tomorrow.
Gambling for a Benatorshlp,
12 'Neighboring County News.
Financial and Commercial.
A Small Forde of Soldiers
Ordered to St. Mic
haels. MANY WILL BE HUNGRY
Great Suffering: Must Be Ex
pected in Near Future.
A Forco of Soma Sort is Regarded
Essential to Check Lawlessness
Which is Thrcntoucd--Only Twoik
ty-fivo Infantrymen Will Ho Sont at
tho Oiitsct--Licut. Col. Rnndnll of
tho Eight Infantry in Command.
Washington, Sept. 17. Tlio report
from Captain Ray, tho army ofllcer who
was sent to Alaska to Investigate tho
condition of affairs there, formed tho
basis of the cabinet decision today to
send a small force of soldiers to St.
Michaels at the earliest moment. Cap
tain Ray's advices wero of data Aug.
27. Ho was then at St. Michaels about
to tnko the steamer up tho Yukon for
Circle city. Ills report showed that
without doubt great sufferjjg must bo
expected In tho Klondike region this1
winter owing to the lack of food sup
plies. He regarded It as essential that
some kind of force acting under lawful
authority bo placed at St. Michaels
to restrain th'e lawless element. Sec
retary Alger this afternoon gave tho
necessary orders for tho sending ol
troops. There will be only 23 Infantry
men and they will be sent from Fort
D. A. Russell, where Captain Ray had
made a selection of, hardy men to ac
company him when ho was about to
go north before. Theso men will bo
under tho lead of Lieutenant Colonel
Randall, of the Eighth Infantry, now
at Cheymne and thei-e will be a sur
geon and three members of tho army
hospital corps, because of tho reports
of prevailing sickness In Alaska, Sec
retary Algsr has managed to overcomo
the dlfllculty In the matter of trans
portation by means of telegraphic cor
respondent with President Wenre, of
tho Alaska Transportation and Trading
company. That gentleman has inform
ed the secretary that this company will
start another boat from Seattlo for St.
Michaels within the next seven days.
This boat will take up mainly food and
clothing supplies, but tho troopa will
be taken also If tho war department
WILL ASK APPROPRIATION.
Commissioner I'.vuus Expects In
Washington, Sept. 17. Commissioner
Evans, of tho pension bureau, said to
day that ho thought It would bo neces
sary this year to ask congress for a
deficiency appropriation on account of
pensions. He said:
"I estimate that the total payments
for the year will not exceed $117,500,000,
and tho appropriation for the year
$141,2G3,SS0. If there should be an un
expected falling off in tho revenues,
the pension payments might bo cur
tailed toward the end of tho year, al
though I do not think that Is at all
Tho increased pension payments, ho
said, would be due chiefly to the fact
that there are about 200,000 old claims
pending, which, it is tho intention oC
tho bureau, to adjudicate as rapidly
as possible. Tho claims allowed prob
ably would call for something llko $.",
f")0,0(0. There nlso had been a re
markablo Increase In tho number oC
new pension applications, and theso
would increase expenditures largely.
Ip answer to a suggestion that them
might bo a deficit In tho treasury at
the end of the fiscal year, tho commis
sioner said that ho had examined Into
tho matter somewhat, and was of tho
opinion that thero would bo n suf
ficient Increase In tho revenues beforo
tho year was over, to prevent a deficit.
YOUNG WIDOW'S SAD SUICIDE.
Her Ashes to lto Mixed With Her
New York, Sept. 17. Mrs. Olga Norr,
widow of William Norr, tho baso ball
writer, took her own life by inhaling
gas, because of loneliness. Sho had
been a wife only two years when her
husband was taken from her four
Mrs. Norr had prepared for tho event
by making herself a black silk shroud
and this sho wore when found. Tho
remains will bo cremated.and her ashes
will be mingled with those of her hus
band, as sho wished.
SHOT IN A STAGE DUEL.
Ono of tlio Principals Badly Wound
ed in tho Hand.
Wilmington, Del., Sept. 17. During
the duel scene In tho play "Wife for
Wife," at tho Opera houso tonight,
Actor J. Frank Burke accidentally shot
himself In tho left hand, making an
Tho blood spattered over his shirt
front and face. Several women In tho
audience fainted und had to be curried
from tho theater.
Tlio Herald' Weather Forecast.
Now York, Sept. 18. In tho mUlilIa
states and New England, today, cloar and
fair, much cooler weather and fresh
northwesterly to northerly winds will pre
vail, followed by local frosts In tho north.
ern nnd exposed districts, possibly pro
coded by rain on tho coasts south of Capo
Mny. On Sunday, In both of these sec
tions, fair to partly clcudy woaher will
prevail preceded by sharp local frosts hi
the upper and mountain districts, with
fresh and lltrht northwesterly to westerly
wlnd, slightly lower, followed by slowly
1 rltfng temperature.