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J. 1. MlNf. Justice vfiht i'iee C. A. Randall, S. J. Sotley. amtblt-. K. MtMMiy. iertor-F. P. Anisler. A'oAool Iirwlorn-O. W. llnliunaii. J. K Wiink, tj. Jaiiileson, J. C. Soowdon, Patrick Joyce, W. W. Grnvo. FOREST COUNTY OFFICERS. ylrmher of Cogre J. K. P. Hall. Member o .Senate A. M. Nucloy. Ataemtilv .K. M. Iciult. I'rtmienl Juiliie W. M. Lindsoy. .vi()-i(i( Jmliet It. It. Crawford, W. II. II. lioltorer. VoMoHiiMry, IteginterA Recorder, Jte. John II. Robertson. Sheriff. J. W. .lamioson. Premium S. M. Henry. (,iii.iiia.iiorr It. M. Herman, John T. Carson. J. T. Oslo. Ihntrict Attorney H. I. Irwin. Jury (ymmiianrri 1.vl G. Rey nolds, fetor Youugk. OiroHrr Ir. .1. V. Morrow. CiiHiif.v ii'iroiM J. It. Clark, H. J. Flvnn, Geo. I,. King. iVimfi .Vci infrmfrnc K. K. Stltz.ln- Rer. Kraulnr Terms ef . Fourth Monday of February. Third Monday of Mav. Fourth Monday of Nopttunlier. Third Mon.lay of November. Church and ssnbtmih Hi-heel. Presbvtorian Sabbath School at l:45 a. in.; M. K. Sabbath School at 10:00 a. in. Preaching in M. K. Church every Sab bath evening bv Rev. W. 1". Mur.av. Preaching in the F. M. Church every Sabbath evening at the usual hour. Kev. C. II. Miller, Pastor. Service in tho Presbyterian Church every Sabbaih morning and evening, itcv. J. V. McAninch oiriciatin). Tho regular meetings of the V. C. T. U. are hold at the hca.lquartora on the aeon. I and fourth Tuesdays of each mi nth. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. PI' N F.ST A LODGE, No. .ton, I. O.O. F. X Meet every Tuesday evening, in Odd Fellowa' llall.'Partriilgiu building. IMKI'.ST LODGE, No. 1SI, A.O. II. W., I Meets every Friday evening inA.O.U. V. Mall, Tionesta. CAPT. GEORGE STOW POST, No. 274 (1. A, It. Moot I at and 3d Monday evening in each month, in A. O. U. . Hall, Tionesta. (1 APT. GEORGE STOW CORPS, No. J 1 17, W. It. C., imi'ts llrxt and third Wedm-selsy evening of each mouth, in A. O. U. W. ball, Tioiioata, Pa. T MONKSTA TENT, No. 104, K. O. T. M.. meeis 2nd and 4th Wednesday evening In each month in A. O. U. l . hall Tionosia, Pa. F. RITCIIKY, ATTORN E Y-AT-LA W, Tiouoaia, Pa. I) M. CI.AHK, 1 . Al'TOKSKY-AT-l.AW, Tionesta, Penna. Olllco, for the present, over llailefa store. VAMUKI. C. CALHOUN, O A'lTtllt.N E Y-AT-LA W, Olllee at Carson's jewelry store, Tio nesta, Pa. All legal business) and collec tions promptly and faithfully attended to. J W. MORROW. M. I., Physician, Surgeon A Dentist. Olllco and Residence three disirs north of Hotel Agnew, Tionesta. Professional calls promptly responded to at all hours. L) It. F.J. HO V Altl, Physician .V Surgeon, TIONKSTA. PA. DR. J. C. MINN, PHYSICIAN ANPSURliKON. Ollb-e over. Ileatli A Killiuer'a store, Tionesta, Pa. Professional falls prompt-, ly resHimlel to at all hours of day OF liighl. Residence May St. I R. J. I. URKAVKS, 1 Piivsician and Surgeon Olllce and residunco above Fores C. National Hank. HOT K.I j WKAVK.lt, K. A. WKAVF.R. Proprietor. This hotel, formerly the Ijiwrenee House, has undergone a completechange, and is now furnished with ali the mod em improvements. Heated and lighted throughout with natural gas, bathrooms, hot anil cold water, etc. Tho comforts of guests never neglected. flKNTRA Ij HOl'SK, V. (iKROW A (iKROW Proprietor. Tionseta, Pa. This is the most centrally located hotel ill tho place, and has all the modern Improvements. No pains will Iw spared to make it a pleasant stopping place for the traveling public First class Livery in connection. pilIL. KMKRT FANCY HOOT A SIIOKMAKF.R. Shop in Walters building, Cor. Kim and alnut streets. Is nreiiared to do all Kinds of custom work from the finest to the coarsest and guarantoes his work to give perfect satisfaction. Prompt atten tion given to mending, and prices rea sonable. jyRHN.0 FULTON. Manufacturer of and Dealer in HARNESS, COLLARS, BRIDLES. And all kinds of HORSE FURNISHING GOODS. TIONKSTA. PA. . I HASLET k Ml ' GENERAL MERCHANTS. Furniture Dealers, UNDERTAKERS. TIONKSTA, PENN. NONE LEFT: Rheumatic, Aches, I lend Aclie or ' Lumbago, After Using WAKO ELECTRIC 0IL.-25C It Removes Pimples and Makes the Skin soft and fine. All drug stores, or sent pre-paid. THE WANO CO., Warren, Pa. AGUINALDO CAPTURED. General Funston's Daring Ex ploit Ends Successfully. Iniiritnt T,-ilrr Wr.a Tuksn on March 23 In III. II lil ( l-lui-. In lnali.ln, llsnd of l.utmi uillTe ami Captor. Arrlv nl Manila on tilinboat VIcm bnr. MANILA, Mnrch 2f.-ficiieral Fred Fiiiistiui, wli uii March "3 ciiituril ficiicral Kiniiin Agiiinnlilo, when inter viewed yesterday by n rcpicseiitalivi' (it the press, made tlic I'ulluwiiig statement commiing llit capture uf the Fili pino leader: Th" conliileidinl agent of AgninnMo arrived Fed. 'Jli nt 1'uiitnbniigiiii, in the province of Nuec Kciju, Northern I.u lon, with letters dated Jan. 11, 12 and II. These letters were from Kmilio AKuiualilo, uiid directed Italilernieru Agiihmlilo tu tiiiic ciiininnnd of the prov inces of Central Luzon, supplanting (ien crnl Alejaielrino. F.uiilin Agiiiualdo also onlcred Unit 400 men be sent lilui as soiiu as piisnililc, vnyiiiir that tile bcurer of the letters would guide these men to where AgiiinaMo wa. (ieneial Kui'stuti secured the corn tpiindence nf AKiU'i'ddo'H agent and laid liis plans ac iinliugly. Smile months previously lie I1111I captured the ninip uf the lnsurgi'iit I iiii 1 11 1 Lacuna, inciden tally l1 11 i 1 1 i 1 1 c I.iicuiui's seal, nlllciul pa pers and n iiuniitit of signed corr?spon deuce. From this material two letteis were constructed ostensibly from La ciims to A mini, Mil. "due of these cniitaincil information as to the progress of the war. The other asserted that, pi.rsuant to orders received from ltnlilcrmcro Aguiualilo, Lacuna was sending his best company to President F.uiilio Airiiiiinliln. His plans ccniplctcil anil approved General I'uustiiu came to Manila and 01 gnnir.cil his expi'ditinn, selecting 7H Mhc alu lies, all of vlmin spoke Tugalog flu ently. Twenty wore insurgent uniforms, and the others the dress of Filipino la borers. Tlti Macnhebe company, nrined Willi Till Mausvis. IS lteniiugtous and 10 KriiB jorgeiiseiis, was cnmmaudeil hy by Captain Iturscll T. Hazard. With him was his hn llicr Lieutenant Oliver P. M. Ilazanl. both of the Kleventh Cnited States cavalry. Captain Harry W. New ton, Thirty-fourth infantry, was taken because of hi familiarity with Cnsigu ran bay and Liiutenaut lbirtnn J. M itc.ll t'll, I'ortii lli iufiiutry, went as General I'miston's aide. These were the only Americans act nmpanyiug the leader of the cxfditiiin. With the Macabcbcs were four t'X insurgent nllii-ers, oue lsing a Spaniard ml the other three Tagalngs, whom Gen end Fuiistiin trusted implicitly. General Fuiiston nud the American ollirers wore ph.in blue shirts uud khaki trmisers. They carried each a half blanket, but wore no insignia of rank. The Macnb. I. is were carefully instruct ed to obey the orders of the four ex-ln-urgent olliceiN n the iiL-lit of March S the party em barked on the I'nitisl Stutes gutibuat ACUISAI.DO. Viikshnis. It was originally intended lo take cascis'S from the island of Piilillo ami to drift to the mainland, but 1 storm ariwe am! three of the cascoes tverc lost. This plan was abandoned. At 2 a. in., March 14, the Vieksburg put her lights cut and ran inshore -" miles until of Caiiiuian. province of Prin cipe. The party landed and inarched to L'asiuuian. The Americans hud never CarriMined this place and the inhabi liuils arc strong insurgent sympathizers. Having arrived there the ex-insurgent Mili ers, ostensibly commanding the party, miuoiiiiceil that they were on the way to jnin Aguin.'ililii hi tween Pantaliangnn and Ilaler, that they had surprised nn Amur lean scouting prrty ami that they had killed a number, capturing five. They ?hiliited General Fuiistiin and the other Anierii-nns as their prisoners. The insurgent presidente of Casigurau Relieved the sli.ry. Two of the Lacuna litters, previously concocted, were for warded to Aguiiiiildo at Pulunan, prov ince of Isahfla. General Funstoii - and the others were kept imprisoned for three days, iirrc-ptilimisly giving orders it night. On the morning of March 17, taking a small quantity of cooked corn. the party stnrttd on a IK)-niile march to Pnliinan. The cocntry is rough and un inhabited and provisions could not be secured. The prrty ate sinnll shell fish, Imt was almost starved. Wading swift rivers, climbing precipitous mountains and penetrating dense jungles, they marched seven days and nights and 011 March 'Si had rem lied a point eight miles from I'alnmih. They "were now so weak B1.1t it was necessary to send to Aguiu Bldo's n nip f"i" food. Aguimildo dis patched supplies and directed that the American prisoners be kindly treated, but not to be allowed to enter the town. On the innniin? cl March 'S. the advance was resinned. The column was met by the stalT olllcers of Auginaldo and a de tachment of Agtiimililo's bodyguard, which was ordeicd to take charge of the Americans. While one of the ex-insurgent officers conversed with Agniiuildo's aide, an other, a Spaniard, sent a courier to warn General Fuiision and the rest who with It Macahebis were about nil hour be hind. Having received this warning, General Funstnir avoided Aguinnldo's de tachment and joined the column, avoid M Jf . vi PJ ing observation. The Tugnlngi went ahead to gret Acnlnnlilo, and the col umn slowly follomtd, finally arriving at Palniinn. Aguinuldo'a household troops, 50 men lu neat uniform- uf blue and white and Wearing straw hats, lined up to receive the ncwcnaieig. General Fuustou'i men crossed the river in small boats, formed on the bank and marched to the right and then in front of the insurgent grenadiers. The Tagalngs entered the house where Agmnuldo was. Suddenly the Spanish olllcer, noticing that Aguinuldo's aide was watching the Americans NUsuicinusly, exclaimed: "Now, Mile alle lic', go Wr them." The Macubebes opened lire, but their aim UII nPilGADinil GKXKRAL ITNSTON. rattier ineffective, and only three Insur gents were killed. The relsels returned I lie tire. On In uring the firing Aguiuul do, who evidently thought his men were merely celebrating the arrival of rein forcements, run to the window and shouted: "Stop that foolishness. Quit wasting ammunition." I i In riii Pbieiilo, one of the Tagalog of ficers and a former insurgent major, who was wounded in the lung by the tire of the Kansas regiment at the battle of Cnloocau, threw his arms around Aguln iililo, exclaiming "You are a prisoner of the Americans Colonel Simeon Villin. Aguinaldo'l chief of staff. Major Aliiiubra and others attacked the men who were holding Aguiunlilo. Pleciilc shot Villia in the shoulder. Alan. bra jumped out of the window and atti inpted to cross the river. It is supposed that liu was drowned. Five other insurgent olllcers fought for a few minutes and then fled, making their escape. When the firing begun General Funston assumed commuinl and directed the at tuck 011 the housi, personally assisting in the capture of Aguinaldo. The insurg ent bodyguard tied, leaving 'JO rifles. Santiago Ibirct tiuui, the insurgent treas urer, surrendered without resistance. When captured Aguinaldo wus tre mendously excited, but he calmed dowc under General Funston's assurance that he would be well treated. General Fun ston secured all of Aguinaldo's corres pondence, showing that he hud kept In close touch with the sub-chiefs of the insurrection in all parts of the archipel ago. It was also discovered that Aguinaldo, Jan. 'JS, had proclaimed himself dictator. He had been tiling at Palanaii for seven months, undisti'i bed except when a de tachment of the Sixteenth infantry visit ed the town. On that occasion the entire population took to the mountains and remained there until the troops retired. Aguinaldo ndmilted that he had come near to lieing captured before, hut he asserted thut he hud never lieen wound ed, adding: "I slnuld never have been taken except by a strategem. I was completely deceived by Lacuna's signa ture." He feared he might be sent to Guam, and be was quite glad to come to Manila. Piilanan was guarded by numerous out posts ami signal stations. During the fight none of the Mncahebcs was wound ed. The expedition rested Mnrch 24 and then marched 111 miles a day to Palannii bay, where General Funston found the Yicksliurg, which brought linn to Mnniiii. (Yniniandcr Harry of the Yicksliurg reinbreil General. Funston splendid assistance. Aguinaldo, who talked freely of past events, said l:e supposed General Trias would proclaim himself dictator, evident ly not knowing that Trias had surrend ered, lie behaved courteously and gave no trouble. General Funston says Aguinaldo is above the average in intelligence and has prepossessing manners. Agulimlilu Called Traitor. MAIltll, April, 2. The capture of Aguinnldo iias caused much interest here. The pti'ss is divided 011 the subject. Some of tilt newspapers nre delighted with his en pi ore nud describe him as a black trnitnr to Spain. Others consider him a traitor to his own race and de clare he was bought with American dol lars. Interviews are published with the direc tor of the Filipino organ here and also with the president of the so-called Fil ipino junta. They nre both quoted as emphatically declaring that tlie capture of Aguinaldo will have no (n'rinniient ef fect on the war. that he will be replaced and that the Filipinos, aided by the cli mate, will never be subdued. NO STRIKE OF MINERS. Threatened Trouble In ths Antliraclto Itesglim Avoided. WILKHS-HAKRIC March 30.-Tho threatened strike of 14:i,lks) miners in the hard coal ngiou will not take place. At a meeting of the executive comiuittct of the I'nitisl Mines Workers of the three anthracite districts held in this city yes terday it was decided that the men should coiitiue ut work. This committee was given arbitrary power by tl:k'eneral convention of min ers, held nt lllleton in the fore part ol the mouth, to declare a strike if the cir cumstances warranted it. In the opinion of the committee, hi a lengthy address issued last evening, ami which was pre pared by Mr. Mitchell himself, the clr (iiinslnnces did not wnrrant a strike at this time. JJO.OOO Miners Mis In Scotland. LONPON. April 2. Reports received at a inussnicethg of the Lanarkshire colliery engine handlers at Hamilton snowed that lio.tKKI miner were Idle in Scotland owing to the strike for an eight hour day. CHINA MAKES A STAND. Absolutely Refuses to Sign Mancburian Convention. Has Evidently Taken Ilpe From til, Froleet of tlspsu mid Other towciri BBd Has llsreit to Openly Defy Kua la, Evan A(jlit LI II meg Chenj'e I'rg- lUfl lO LOXnON, April 2. Dr. Morrison, wiring to The Times from I'ekin, March 2S, says: "The Yang Tsc viceroys have carried the day. Li Hung Chang, who wired Tuesday urging Kinperor Kwnng S11 to reconsider his decision, received tin an swer that the throne's decision, in the presence of the iiuiininious advice of the chief provincial olliciuls, was irrevocable and that the Miinchurinn convention Could not be signed. "In spite of her threats Kussia seems disinclined to slnm the door. Negotia tions between Li Hung Chang nud M. Ie Giers were is'rtuinly proceeding yes terday, when M. Ie fliers agreed to sev eral formal amendments of the text. Russia's cynical 11 nil bold diplomacy ap peal's for once to have overreached it self " WAR SPIRIT UNIVERSAL. General Opinion of elspnneee That Hue sis Must Not lie Olven Free Hand. LONliON, April L The Yokohama correspondent of The Daily Mail, who records vurbcis indications of prepara tions for wir on the part of Japan, ays: "Interviews have appeared with prom inent statesmen ull breathing the war spirit and expressing the general opin ion that it is iirpoadble to allow Rus sia a free ham', in Manchuria. This is the grnvc-st crisis from the point of view of Japan since her war with China." According to a dispatch from St. Petersburg so The Daily Mail the Ko reans at Man, a frontier town, re cently repulsed an attack by 200 armed Chinese. GOVERNMENT ROBBED. Huge Frbinls In rominlsiary Depart ment at Manila. MANILA, April l.-Interest In the cap ture mid fate of Aguinaldo is well nigh overslindowed in Manila by sensational developments, present and prospective, of frauds in the commissary department. How widely these extend has not yet been ascertained, but enough is already known to justify the belief that they are f;ir-reuchlng. Captain Frederick .1. Rarrows of the Thirtieth volunteer Infantry, quartiTinas tcr of the department nf Southern Luzon, seven commissary sergeants, several civil inn clerks, a pn minciit government con tractor, the i -istant malinger of the Ho tel Oriento, the proprietors of three of the largest bakeries ill Maniin, a number of storekeepers and other persons, have been arrested. The Investigation has scarcely begun, but thousands of sacks of flour, a quan tity of bacon and WRgonlonds of other goods, all bcaiiug government marks, have been' found in the possession of unauthorized pi 1 sons. It is alleged that the contractor In question, who has been doing a business approximating If 1 1X1,1 sup per month, lint spent huge sums in entertaining olllcers. A prominent crmmissnry ohicer is ac cused of leading a scandalous add Im moral life. It is asserted that large quantities of stores have been lost or stolen in transit, and also that there Is a shortage ill the commissary depot. New scandals arc developed daily. Il licit transactions bave been traced to June. l'.KK). and it is possible that there are others of earlier date. The e xhnrbitant tariff on provisions makes the surreptitious sale of commis sary supplies immensely profitable. It is mule rstood thnt other l'nite.1 States olllcers may be arrested. Lieu tenant Louis K. Sweet of the Forty-sixth volunteer infantry is prosecuting the in vestigation under the direction of Col onel Wilder, chief of police. Ilmly of Drowned Man Recovered. LYONS. X. V., April 2.-The body of Henry ltishop, a prominent South Lyons farmer, who was drowned in CaminJni gita lake oiul 't on March 22 and carried over the Electric Light company's dam, near tho shore, was accidentally discov ered yesterday, partially submerged, by Jesse II. Petty and Arthur Dunn. Two hundred dollars reward had been of fered for the finding of the remains. syndicate's Offer Aocepted. NKW YORK, April 2.-A circular is sued from the office of J. Pierpont Mor gan & Co., adilrissed to the stockholders of the American Itridge company and the Lake Superior Consolidated iron mines, announces that the offer of the syndicate made nn March 2, I'.sil, has been accept ed by more than IIS per cent of the hold ers of stock and the plan proposed has become operative. Last Mootlis Iteeelpts and Expenditure. WASHINGTON, April 2. -The month ly comparative statement of the receipts and the cxivpditurcs of the government shows that the total receipts for March, 1001. were $IO,01,12r, an increase as compared wi:h March, 1000, of fl.li'w,- 000. The expenditures amounted to 140,702.701. nn increase of $S,uoO,OOU. The surplus for the month is $!),12S,2iii. Hying of Hiccoughs. NKWM'RG. X. Y.. April 2.-F. Y. Mugee, a hotel elerk, is dying here ol hiccoughs. He became ill with the gri,i on March 22. Pneumonia developed and on Sunday there were symptoua of In flammation of the brain. N ith tins cai.n hiccoughs and In- hns hiccoughed inces santly since and is stcadly growing weaker. Trolley Road For rntmyra. LYONS, N. Y.. April 2. Articles of In corporation of the Palmyra Klectrit Railway company were tiled yctenlay. capital J4o.0'i0. The ipnny purpose, cnnatriictimr and operating a street rail way four and one half mllea lon( through the village of Palmyra. UEATEN BY BURGLARS. Ag4 Woman's frkuU Ooftlietl by MtikH Men. IVhtt K-tcapatt. PITTSRl'ltG, April 1. - Mrs. Ann Ward, aged S0 years, is lying iu a criti cal condition from the effis-ts nf brutal treat 'iieut by three masked burglars at her home. Thirty-eighth aid! Carson street, early yesterday morning. Mrs. Ward and her daughter were awakened by the presence of the burg lars at th. ir bedside, each woman finding a revolver pointed directly at her head. Mrs. Ward iindcrtiHik to resist the burg lars and, while the daughter was held in subjection by one of the men, another bent the mother into unconsciousness with a short club, literally crushing in her skull. The husband and son of Mrs. Ward were sleeping on the third Hour, having in their possession nbuiit $1.2iO. the booty the burglars evidently were after Reing awakened by the uoise Ward and his son hastened to the floor below, but the burglars had made good their escape, leaving no clue as to their identity. ACCRA, Gold Coast Colony. April 1. Three hundred men of the British West Afrienn regiment, who deserted at Ku niasi, inure heel aimed to Cape Coast Cas tle, where all bt siness has been suspend ed owing to a fear thut the deserters will loot the town. One hundred and twenty troops were dispatched from Accra to Cape Coust Castle to suppress the revolt. TRUESDALE NOT OUT. Presiclenl or the !., L. V. Railroad Ills, pnnes of a Kuinnr. SCRANTOX. March 20.-"I have not resigned nud I hnve no intention of do ing so," was the emphatic way ill which W. II. Trnsdale. president of the Dela ware, Lackawanna and Western railroad, disposed of the story of his proposed resignation. He was 011 his way to New York from Mexico, where he has been for several weeks for his health. Mr. Truesihdc gave it as his belief that there will be no conferi nee between the mine workers anil the operators. So far as the compuny he is at the heud of is concerned, he said, it has uhvays been willing to meet its employes and listen to their grievances, but he could not see any good reason why representatives slioulel be sent to a coufcrence made up of men not oue uf whom, possibly, was on their payroll. BIG TUBE MIll. FOR SHARON Plant to I'net l,3oo,000 l lie Krecleii at Once American Itrlilgt Ceonpanr. SHARON, March 2t.-One of toe largest tube ami skelp mills iu the world is to be erected here this summer. The Slinroii Steel company hns awarded the contract fo all the buildings to the American Itridge company of Pittsburg. The combine J length of the buiblings will be 2.00O feet and they will cost $.'100,000. The mills complete will cost over $1. Ooo.ikio. Iu older to mnke these addi tions to the works the Sharon Steel com pany has hu m, seel its capital stock $1. UOd.ooo. making 11 total of nearly Jfii.ooo, (MSI. Work is to be commenced imme diately. New Trlnl In the Face-Maklug Case, HEADING, March 20.-A few days ago Professor W. L. Pflueger of the llcruville high school was acquitted uf the charge of cruelty tu a pupil, Miss Shatter, in depriving her of her recess because she would not make an ugly face to the schisd as u punishment for having made a face ut the teacher. Reasons were tiled for a new trial on the ground that the professor during the trial had spoken to five of the juryme n 011 the case in question, which prevented an impnr ital verdict. The teacher is still depriv ing the pupil uf her recess. Holster Will Filed. UXIONTOWN. March HO. The will of Solomon Keister of Kversou, dispos ing of an estate worth $2.0.000, has been tiled. His wife released her dower by ante-uuptiul iiKi'ecmcnt, but is well pro vided for, and to Kate A. Owen and Mury E. Owen he gives $2.."iOO each. His estate is equally divided among his chil dren. His executors are to operate the Franklin Coke works for 10 years for the benefit of his estate. Ilis sons. Al bert H., Franklin aud Abraham Keister, an' the executors. Iron Works Advance tVa r Voluntarily. READING. Mnrch :I0.-The Heading Iron works has posted notices nclvn. ic ing the wages of several thousand em ployes alsiut lo per cent, to take effect on April 1. The puddling basis will be $.'1.2." a ton and other wages iu propor tion. The advunce was not solicited by the men. Fonnd Deed In lied. WILKES I1ARRK. Pa.. April 1. James Anwill, a (linguist of this city, was found ileilel in bed of heart disease yesterday aged .'14. ITEMS IX IIKIKK. OIL CITY While on his way to at tend the funeral of a friend Joseph Thompson, aged SI yif.irs, a pioneer res ident, dropped dead Oi'- 'he street here. About two years ago lh. was knocked from a railroad bridge, ak'l never fully recovered from the shock. FRANKLIN George Itrin of near Clintonville, the l.'l-ycar-olil son of Charles ltrown, died of lockjav. caused by a wound in the hand from k flobert rifle, received Meinday. WASHINGTON. Pa A movement has (Veen started among a numlicr the lending grocers and produce dealers of Washington lis, king toward the establish ment at this place on a co-operative basis of a wholesale gna-cry and produce house. P.I'TLER Jacob M. Painter, who was a candidate for rciiomiuution for district attorney, withdraws from the contest. LA'I'itOHE James Hartmau. the Millwood boy who was ruu over by a train iu the Dcrry yards, died at the Wi-stmoreland hospitul. CORKY It la reported here thnt the Mc lnncs Steel company, nuw located at Emporium, Pa., will locate here this summer. DC lit MS-Curt is Waruiek, a mine driver, is lying at his home at Fairmont City with bis back broken iu two places. the result of being run over by a string of mine cars. He cannot Hoover. BRIEF NEWS ITEMS. Pointed Paragraphs Chronic ling the Week's Doings. Long Dispatches From Various Fnrte of Ilie World M,on f Their 1'ndelliit.a and Only the ruu Given In aa Few Words as possible For the BeneUt of the Har ried Render. A Itrussils paper announces that the celebrated Jesuit scholar. Abbe Reiiard, professor of the University of Ghent, has broken off relations with the church in ordef to inurry. Lafayette liroiison, a wellknown res' dent of llaldw-insville, N. '., disappeared four months ago. Saturday his son, who wus tishiug near the locks at thnt place, pulled up an object which proved to be the body of his father. How he met death is uukuown. Great exciteiueut prevails at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, over the arrest of Ad miral Custodio Juse Mello aud others 01 account of the rerelutions of a monarch ist plot to assassinate President Sulles. Nuval vessels at Rio Janeiro are closely watched, as it is feareel that the officers are concerned iu the monarchist plot. Many officers of volunteers have ac cepted offices under the civil government, aud will rcruuiu iu the Philippines. Thursday. Leading American artists in Pnris, ac cording tu a special cable dispatch, de-uie-d that American contributors hai: been treated with unfairness by tni salon juries. iueeiistown. an important rnilwaj junction in Capo Colony, was menaced by Boers. The buildings now used by the Bostot Conservatory of Music is to be converteii into a liotel, which working women inn., conduct on republican principles. Twenty-live persons were killed anil more than 100 injured by a tciruudi which swept over Birmingham, Ala. The Italian steamship Jupiter, aban doned by ull her crew save her captain and two seamen on Feb. 10. was towed into Burhuitoos by the steamship Juno af ter drifting for weeks with fires out. General Miles, who carried President Mckinley's message of g I will to tli Cubans, said he believed the islander! would accept the 1 'la 1 1 relations amend ment. Friday. Prominent Englishmen, hea'led by Eur! Grey, have funned "The Public House Trust company. Limited." to buy up the saloons of the Viiited Kingdom and dis courage intemperance. England. Germany ami Japan have no tified the Tinted States that they would regard the siiinin, of the Munehuriau convention a-'- relieving them of obliga tions to preserve the integrity of China Twci ty killed seven fatally injured ami half a million dollar's damage is now the estimated remit of the Alabama tor nado. West Ilobnkcn police captured a band of thieves, one of whom shot and wound ed one of his pursuers. Plunder worth thousands of dollars was recovered. Seven persons saiel they saw a vision of a dead girl in Ynnkers. Sing Sing village gave up its name fm that of Ossining. 1111 Indian chief of the 17th century. Saturday. Records of Egyptian kings who ruled before the first dynasty. 4.SOO It. C, have been found iu Abydos. M. .lean Cnzin. the painter, is dead at the age of 01. Five members of the Mando-Ducat secret society in the Philippines will be put to death. Former Prfsident Grover Cleveland de livered in Prineiton university his first lecture nn the Venezuelan boiindury dis pute. Seven pnssengers of the steamship Gwi nt, stranded off Long Reach, L. I., left the vessel iu a leaky lifeboat, but were rescued. Elliott C. Smith and F. P. Holrau, rep resenting a syndicate of English and American capitalists, arc the purchasers of tin- Rogers Locomotive works in Pat erson, N. .1. Monday. Lord Lansdowne stated that both Eng land and Gcimr.uy had warned China against making separate agreements with other powers imolving territorial condi tions. A special cable from Berlin says that the kniscr. in opening new barracks, ael viseel tumps to quell any popular dis turbance with tlieir I nyoncts. Sir Thomas Liptou is quite enthusias tic as to tlie success of the Shaiiiriak H. The Iluiubitig-Anicrican liner Graf Waldcrscc, which arrived at Plymouth from New York, experienced a three days' hurricane. High prices, says a special cable dis patch from liiiilou, are being obtnineil for cngraviiiL's nt the art gallery. All possible leniency will be shown to Einilio Aguinaldo. Grover Cleveland explained and ele fended iu his lecture at Princeton hit course during the Inst iMiuudary dispute between England and enezucla. Tuesday. According to a Berlin cable dispatch papers there publish a speech in which the kaiser expresses the hope that his fleet will enable him to defy all danger. French oppostion papers, according to a Paris cable dispatch, accuse the pn- ftiicr of fearing a hostile lalsir demon stratum in the south. The dwenninl census of the I'nited Kingdom of Great Britain aud Ireland took place. Lieutenant Commander .lessee Mhns Roper, commander of the gunboat IV trcl, wus suffocated while trying to sav. a sctimun during a fire in the giinlm.it' sailroom. Exciting campaigns have closed in Chi cago. St. Louis, Cleveland ami T0I1H ,. In Chicago the re-election of Mayor ILn rison is conceded. Secretary of the Treasury Gage sai l the government did not contemplnte buy ing Isolds or in-reusing its deposits In national hunke. THREc, FELL FROM CLIFF. Woman and Two Children Teppled Over Mountain ft de. rOtOHKEEI SIE, N. Y.. April 1. Betweea 5 and 0 o'clock yesterday af teriioun Mrs. Daniel Patterson, wife of a mechanic, her 12-ycar-old daughter, and Nellie Chase aged 14, all living iu Cold Spring, went out for a walk. They stopped on Table Rock, half way up Breakneck mountain, to watch the forest burning on Crow Nest mountain across the river. Suddenly thu Patterson child slipped and fell over the cliff. The mother spring forward to suve the child and also fell uver the rock, both screaming In terror they fell. Nellie Chase became greatly excited as she saw her friends go over and she, too. full after them. Table Rin k is 200 feet above tidewater and the side of the mountain v 1 r it is very steep. The place where I unnn and children fell is In the ..' ill V neath, W. H. HnldenV .."ii. : c. tlie McCarthy, employed Ly M lT::!eln, heard screams and ran nn u t' hill. He found Njllie Chase in the bruncuus of a large tree, where she bad fallen. She was uninjured, the tree having saved her life, but she was badly frightened. McCarthy climbed the tree and got her dow 11. The Patterson girl was found a few feet further down with a broken arm and a cut ami bruised body. Mrs. Patterson was found further dow n the mountain, dead. She had fallen at least lot) feet and was dashed to death on the rocky side of the hill. She was 45 years old. Her husbund Is employed in the Cornwall foundry at Cold Spring. Nellie Chase is the daughter of W. Q. Cluise, a shipping clerk in the foundry. MILL COMBINE COMPLETED Eastern Milling and Expnrt Company Gets All Kastern Mill. PHILADELPHIA, April 2. The con solidation of practically all the flour mills in this section was completed yesterduy with the transfer by the executors of the estate of Jatn-s Me-C'ormlck at Harrls bnrg. I'a., of the Paxton mills, and the lousing of the Steeltou Flouring Mill company to the Eastern Milling and Export company. The consieleratlon named in tlie deed was nominal, but the revenue stumps affixed would indicate $200,000 as the amount paid. The Eastern Milling and Export com pany was Incorporated at Trenton, N. J., last week with a paid in capital of $4,000,000. The money was paid yester day to the t'n ion Trust company of thli city and the stock delivered. The capa. ity of the consolidated mills' is said to be M.OOO barrels of flour daily, or 00 per cent of the production of Penn sylvania win'eT wheat. The objivt of the combination is said to be to compete with the Western mill ing conipii mi's which now control tho price of wiuter wheat. TOLSTOI BANISH ED Bald to llavn Keen Escorted to Russian llorelei bv Oeiidarmes. ST. PETEltSIU RG, April 2. It was rumored several days ago, but generally disbelieved, that Count Leo Tolstoi bud been bniiished from Russia because of the attempted assussinntiun of Privy Councillor Pohicdonnstzcff. chief procur ator of the Inly synod, who was shot at early in the morning nf March 22 while sitting iu his study, the attempt being attributed to a desire for revenge, grow ing out of the excommunication of Count Tolstoi. Owing to the indefiniteness of the rumor it wus disregared. Now, however, the correspondent has received a private letter from a usually trustworthy source ill Yilna, the capital of the government of that name, saying that Count Tolstoi was reported to have passed through Yilna March 20, being escorted to the frontier by two gen darmes. Hnlillnrs Reinforce Polio at KleflL ST. IT.TEKSItrilO, April 2.-The Novosti says thnt the governor general of Kieff lias again reinforced the police with 200 soldiers. The Vicdomosti an nounces that the nrtist Hepiu's portrait of Count Leo Tolstoi was garlanded at the art exhibition, the public unanimous ly applauding this action. Snllsheiry's Hireiigth Improved. LONDON, April 1. The following bul letin regarding the condition of the pre mier was issued last evening: "Lord Salisbury wus attacked with influenza March 23. The illness has run the nor mal course and has beeu attended by the usual piostrntion. The temperature, however, has been almost normal for the last two days, ami bis lordship's strength is improved, with increasing power uf taking food. It is hoped that be will be nble shortly to get a change to the South, which he had been contemplating at the time of the attack." Maurice llnrrymore Inenneb NEW YORK. March 30. Maurice Barrymore, the actor, was taken to the insane pavilion of Rcllcrue hospitul yes terday by his son, John Barrymore. He was received there by Dr. Barclay. The younger niun was overcome by emotion and wept so that he could hardly give the necessary information to the hospitul authorities. Fublie Debt statement. WASHING TON, April 2. The month ly statement of the public debt issued by the treasury department shows that at the close of busine ss March 30 the debt, less cash iu th-' treasury, amounted to $l,oo7,l.'12,!o.l. which is a decrease as compared with Mare b 1 of $18,870,303. 1901 APRIL 1901 Su. Mo. Tu. We. Th. Fr. Sa. 78 U 12 13 14 15 16 J7 JL8 20 21 222324 j!5 20 27 28 29 j GO