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Published every Wednesday by J. E. WENK. OfOca in Siuearbaugh & Week Building, KLU HTRKKT, TIONK.STA, PA. RATES OP ADVERTISING: One Square, one inch, one week . J 1 0 On Square, en inch, one month.. S 00 One Square, ene inch, 3 months.. t Ot Out Square, one inch, one year . 10 00 Two Square, one year IS 00 Quarter Column, one year 30 00 Half Column, one year .. !4 OS One Column, one year 180 00 IegH,l advertisements ten cents per line each Insertion. We de fine Job Printing of every de scription at reasonable rates, but it' cash on delivery. Forest Republican. Teraiei tl-00 A Vnr, ttlrlctly la Aavaare. No milicrl'tiou received for a aborter period than throe month. ('orrcspoitdeni') nolieilcd, but no notice III be tnktm of aiionyinoiia coiniiiiinlca ilon. Always Rive your name. VOL. XXXIV. NO. 21. TIONESTA. PA., WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 28. 1901. $1.00 PER ANNUM. BOHOUGH OFFICERS. llnrgemi.-T. V. llltohey. tt)nMdWH.-J. T. Dalo.W. K. Ilium, Chan. Clark, T. K. Armstrong Dr. J. C. Iliinn.U. O. ClKHtnn, J. It. Muse. Jttnliee of the Pence C. A. lUndull.H. J. Setley. OuHHtable II. K. Momly. (Elector 8. J. Hetley. H.1....J f liVf... (Y W. HitlniiiHu. J. K. Wonk, J. O. Heowden, Patrick Joyce, V. W. orove, ll. ii. nasiei. FOREST COUNTY OFFICERS. Member of Ctngreli. K. P. Hall. Member of Senate A. M. Neoley. Atsembly A. M. Doiitt. Prui tent Judge V . M. t.indsey. Anaoeinlt Juttyei 11. It. Crawford, W. ' II. II. Ilotloror. Prothnnotary, Itegitter Jt Recorder, te. John II. Koliortsnn. tiheriff.i. W. Jiimieson. Preiuurer S. M. Henry. UminiHeri K. M. Herman, John T. Carson. J. T. Dale. Put net AttorneyH. I). Irwin. Jury (minlioner Lovl tl. Key nobis, Peter Yoiinuk. (Vroiirr Dr. J. W. Morrow. County Auditor J. It. Clark, 11. J. I'lyuii, (ion. I.. King. ttounty .Viijirrinfendcnf E. K. Htllr.in- Ker. Itranlur Trrsse f t'eart. Fourth Monday of February. Third Monday of May. Fourth Monday of September. Third Monday of Noveiubor. t'aarr mni Habbnlk Mrbeal. Presbyterian Sabbath (School at 9:45 a. III. I M. li. Sabbath School at 10:00 a. 111. Preaching In M. K. Church every Sab bath evening bv Kev. V. H. Munay. Preaching in the F. M. Church every Sabbath evening at the usual hour. Kev. C. U. Mdlor, Pastor. Service In the Presbyterian Church every Sabbath morning and evening, Kev. J. V. MeAninch mm-mtlng. The regular mooting! of the V. C. T. U. are held at the headquarters on the second and lourlli Tuesdays of each iiii'iith. BUSINESS DIRECTORY 'PI'.NKSTA LOIMIK, No.3tW,I.O.O. F. JL Meet every Tuesday evening, In Odd Fellows' Hall, Partridge building. I , It EST LOWIF., No. lM.A.O.U.W., 1 Meet every Friday evening In A.O.U. V. Hall, Tionmla. CAPT.O KO IK i K STOW r OST, No. 271 (1. A, K. Meet 1st and 8d Monday evening in each 111011111, lu A. O. V. Vi Hall, Tionesta. "VPT. OEOHUE STOW COKPH, No. U 137, W. K. C, meet lliftt and third Wednesday evening of each month, in A. O. U. W. ball, Tionosta, Pa. rpiONK-STA TENT, No. Kit, K. O. T. 1 M., mcols 2nd and 4tli Wednesday evening in each month In A. O. U. . hall TionesUt, Pa. F. KITCIIKY, ATTO RN K Y-AT-LAW, Tlonesta, Pa. CMIAWKEY MUNN, O ATTOUN EY'S-AT- LAW, Warren, Pa. Practice In Forest Co. C. M. SlIAWKKV, OKO. B. MlINN. J W. MOKKOW. M. D., PhvKlcian, Surgeon A Dentist. Olllce and Uesidonee throe doors north of Hotel Agnew, Tionenla. Professional calls promptly responded to at all hours. u 11. F.J. ItOVAKD, Physician it Surgeon, TION EST A, PA. DM. J. ('. UUNN, PHYSICIAN AND SUKOKON. Olllce over lleatli Killiner' store, Tlonesta, Pa. Professional rails prompt ly responded to at all hours of day or liighl. Itesidenoo May SU 1 R. J. D.UKKAVKS, J Physician and Surgeon Olllce and residence above Fores C. National Hank. County "Phone No. 1. HOTEL WKAVF.R, K. A. WEAVER. Proprietor. This hotol, formerly the Lawrence House, has undergone a eompletechauge, and Is now furnished with nil the mod ern improvements. Heated and lighted throughout with natural gas, bathrooms, hot and cold water, etc. The comforts of guest never neglected. ClENTRAIi HOUSE, J UEKOW .V OKKOW Proprietor. Tlonseta, Pa. This is the mostcentrally located hotel in the place, and has all the modern improvements. No pains will Ihi spared to make it a pleasant stopping place tor the traveling public. First class Livery in connection. piIIUKMERT FANCY BOOT A SHOEMAKER. Shop in Walters building, Cor. Elm and W altnit streets, Is prepared to do all Kinds of custom work from the lluest to the coarsest and guarantor hi work to give perfect satisfaction. Prompt atten tion given to mending, and price rea sonable. BaiMiliI im. At tmi iarru vramtss uiivwiin, irron, Pa. Th 90X practtcil ,up-to-at Incts Training ichool in PenniHinU. fl glv our Itudantt 6r4 inaiiis" oucatioit. CAM- t am bfia to Mil fun par Ueulara to any iirt, upon raoalptl Of application for aan. Our gradual! ara BOlfllrtg pott tlona of honor and truu to all part a af ina Unltvrj stataa. for full partlulirt. tSdrail, TKX flARhKM BUSlMBbl UNlVISilTY. BOYS SWEPT INTO SEA. Four Lads Drowned at Long Branch. War oil a llafl Rome irinlanr From slmra Wht-n HI- ' Nwt Tlieui lnli the Surf ami Carrleil Them Im Oul One Kra.tl Allvr Inn of tli IliMllea ltret-ereit. NEW YORK, Aug. Four h-vr acre drowned at Long llrunrli yesiei- dny. They were: II11111I1I Slieriiiiin, 12 yenrs old, son of l. II. SllClllKIII, llllg I'l'lllllll. I.isii (liL-kill. 11 years old, son of Alcx liiiskill, Long llrinich. Iliiyuionil I'-hikcslce, 1 1 rears obi, son of Prof. Charles W. Illnkeslee, Long 1 1 I'll IK'll . Walter Klnkcslis', 8 yi nrs old, brother or linyinond llliikcsbs'. The four bids w.tli Stanley House, 11 playmate, started from home to bathe. Nut long after young Itoiise swam ashore 1: ml shoutiil that his companions hud been drowned. The five had reached n raft which was anchored some dis til nee nut ninl while on it had been sue;, into the urn by some big waves. The accident had been unseen by the hundreds of bathers disporting in the surf ninl It was not until House gave thr 11 la rni that it Is'cnme known. The lsidies of tin Sherman and fins kill boy cmiic ashore hut (hose f th-' Ithikcslcc Inds have not 1 11 recovered. MAROONED IN LONDON. Cnnlit at C'apa Town Fltll Kelurnln HiHtla llsvr Full raMsriiKer I.UIa. LONIiON, Aug. .T.-Jnims O. Stowe, the I'uitcd States ituisid genera, at Cape Town. Ins arrived here from South Africa. To a representative of tln press he saiil yesterday: "I find myself marooned In Lnmloii. Apimreutly every Is rth on ateiimers bound for America is taken till the end of September and I am aniotis to get home where I can do away with nlticlnl enres and tnlk n a private ciliieii. You know more in lindon alvoul the militnry cnudilions of South Africa than It is possible for nny em1 to know at Cnpe Town. 'While 1 have resigned from the con sular service, my resignation ! not take effect till I reach Wiisliiugtou: hence it rs Impossible for me to say nor thing. You can learn much more from returning nlhYers than It is possible to lenrn from iiiiyeue else mining from the Cape. "The South African problem Is 11 11 iloi htedlr dillli ult mid csinipllcnted. The lopornphy of the country and the mo bility of the Itis'rs. whom the English columns nre unable to pursue Individ ually, render nperntion most dithVult. The Ilriti-.li are feeding many prisoner ami arc providing for thousands of ItmT families, nil of which is very liln' 011 the pnrt of Enu'land. Itut, In the meiin wltile, the wnr drngs on. There is a great future for South Africa when pence I secured. The surface mineral wealth is scarcely scratched. Vndoiibt I'dly England is prepared to soye the I ml, Inn of ie-uiiilici,tion: but when thnt will ociir ocrtniiily no person nt the Cape is nbie to sa..,, TO STUDY OUR TRADES. Ifaixrn F.ngll.h Workmen Here In larn lloir Our Toilers Work anil l.lve. NEW YORK. Aug. 27.-On the steamship Ethiopia, which arrived last niirlit. clime 12 Itritish workiiiguieti who have been sent bv mi English paper to tour this country and study its trades, Tlie men were sitiecteiT by popular vol A. Nicol Simpson, who will net ns con ductor of the expedition, said: "a o shall visit ashingtoti, Pittsburg, Philadelphia. Cleveland, East Liverpool, O.; Iliiffalo. (Ittnwa and Montreal. Th ilclegalee come over here to study ques tions in which the Itritish artisan is vi tally interested. We will inquire Into the conditions of the American wage earner, how they are housed nnd live, their hours, union nnd other things 1 interest to us on the other side." Will Kail .100 Islands. MONTREAL. Aug. -JT.-The nuinbei of islands In the St. Lawrence in tl Thousand Island group to Is- placed upon the market by the dominion department of the interior numbers approximately Tiim. They are distributed over the river Is'tweeu Kingston and Itrockville. nnd range from tive ncres to two otic-hun-dredths of 1111 acre in extent. As soon n the plans of the islands 11ml the condi tions of sale shall he printed, offers to buy will ho received by the department. Ill the event of two or more application for the saine island the property will be sold to the highest bidder. Only two is lands will lie sold to the same appli cant. Gaining nn Knssla In t.raln Traile. WASH1NCTON. Aug. 27,-The state department has ns-eivisl a report from Consular Agent Harris nt EibenstiH-k showing the extent of tlertiinny' grain importation from Russia and from the I n it i ,l Siar.-s. In lv. 17 Russia sold (ierinniiy "pJ7.Hli'.,.4lll worth more of grain than did I lie I'liiteil States hut in l'.KSi the I'liited Stall's was only $!.- lU7,".-t worth la-hind her European ri val. The only hiug which will enable the I'nitisl States to compete miei-ess-f;,llv willi Russia in the grain marketa of licruiauy will lie 1 Inn per ocean freight rate. Mr. Harris says. ' Ilnpafrli From Kltrltenar. LONIKIN, Aug. 27. A dispatch fron Ixird Kitchener says: "Since Aug. 10.1 ItiM-rs have been killed. bt! have Ih-cd iniiile prisoners and 1S.1 have urn-n-ilered, including Kruger, a nephew of tha l-x-presi-lent. The columns are meeting with no appreciable opposition iu Cnpe Colony. The rebels nnd armed band nre hiding mid avoiding our columns with some Riicccss, ticin-ral Itentson alone having been in contact with the command of Schecpcr. whom he is driving north." Italn Throws X.IMMI Out or Work. SIIA.MOKIN. Pa.. Aug. 27. Owing to heavy rains the Henry Clay. Nor. Franklin, Rear Valley and Itig Mountain collieries, oierat-d by the Philadelphia Ic Rending Coal and Iron Company, were forced to shut down yesterday, 2.IMI nieii and boy being temporarily thruwu out of employment. MORE SOLDIERS FOR MANIL Yr Various Keasoua th I'reaent Fore Is Considered N..I Hiifllcleut. MANILA, Aug. 2i!.-In the city o Manila there are now fewer tliini l.l'K t-ITei live noldleis ninl it has been decid ed to inc:va:s- that niindicr by four com panic of infantry. The ollicial reasol for the increase is that the guard duti Is too heavy for the present force. Ai a mutter of fuct, however, there is n feet ing that ulthoiigh there is no appareu' plospect of trouble, nevertheless, in till .lent ol nn uprising in the future, suet ti is always possible tinning the Malays t W011KI In U-tter to have a aulllcien So ly of ttiops available for aucb 111 n.er-.i ncy. li-iieral Chnffee says he cond l-vs tin city of .Manila to Im- perfectly oiderl) ai.d lie celt see no prospect of 1111 i:p rl -in,-. Commissioner Wright thinks the pin pie "i-M.-einoly pcnn-able." lie is satis bed that nlthoiigh mining a certain cis .'.11 re is some discontent 011 iiccotint -i' the Innd tnx, which Is not yet under ti id. this class is nut likely to foment trouble. Though army ollicers express theinselrci ns gratified nt the increase in the guari wilhilinwii from the prison, an uprisinc there might result In the release of winii l.Siai prisoners. This possibility is rc giirdcd as a menace to the city by thosi who take that view of the case, ns they regard the w hite guard ns insnlll, ieul Civil ohViuls ,,k upon this coiitln gi ncy ns unlikely, inasmuch us the ,"iiK white police could mobilize nt the prisor Is-fore any of the prisoners could cscnpt and become dispersed throughout the dis nffected districts. CHING NOW RESPONSIBILE I.I Hung Chang Itetlras to H. kirolinil nml U Ianoiineeil hy Native l-npera. PEK1N, Aug. 24. The delay of (Ik Chinese plenipotentiaries lu signing tin protocol is causing some uneasiness in the forigu community here, nlthoiigh the ministers of the powers do not think thnt China intends to defy the powers by ultimately refusing to sign. Indeed, they believe China is anxious to wind up tin nccotlatisns speedily. Iiceroes reciting the punishments and suspending the examinations will be 1s nied before the Chinese signatures are nlllxed. Prince Ching, nt the rcipust of the empress dowager, telegraphed to het Verbatim the restrictions ns to the impor tation of arms, I.I Hung Chnng, having practically conducted all the active negotiations, hns retired into the background, leaving to Prince Chlng the responsibility of con- uniting the work. Earl Li finds him self 11 the same precarious position that he occupied nt the close of the negotia tions following the wnr Willi .Inpnn. The native press is unanimous in violently denounein-: him for what is called his surrender to the foreigners, nnd n num ber of olllclnls have petitioned the em peror In punish him for betraying hi country. AERONAUT FELL 300 FEET Sauk I' to Ills Neik In Mint anil Was ll.nlly III t-ll liy .Vloiqulloes. NEW YORK, Aug. Z3. Itcnjiimln Itenjamin, nu aeronaut, fell from his bal loon while making an ascension yesterday nt the lloliokcn (N. .1.) S.hiutzeu park. Failure of the parachute to work caused the accident. Ilcnjamin fell possibly :imi feet into the Ilarl.ensaek meadows and this prob ably siived his life, ns he landed hi mud and water, sinking up to his neck. A boatmnn rescued him. Ilia iniurics nrose not only from shock of the fall, but from the onslaiiL-ht of myriads of inosiiiitm-s which attacked him ns he wns stuck in the mud and whose stings made his features unrecogniza ble. SULTAN AGAIN BALKY. Persistence In I'riM-rasllnallon lllslnrlis M. Constnns. PARIS, Aug. 27. Sultnii Abdul, Ilamdi's persistence in procrasl innling methods continues to disturb the Turk ish relations with France. His irnde giv ing satisfaction lu the ipinys iptestion was taken ns indicating that he would accept the entire French claims. Itut M. Couslans telegraphs thnt the sultan is still holding out against the pay ment of the claims of three Frenchmen, dating back many yenrs and in - to sevcrnl million francs, for which M. Constnns demanded n settle nt and de clared he would leave Constantinople unless the mutter was settled. This action, however, would be only a manifestation of dissatisfaction, and not a rupture of relations, ns the councillor of the French embassy will take over the affairs of the embassy and continue the negotiations. M. Constnns ostensibly, will leave on a raention. No word hns been received from him .Wt regarding yesterday- developments. Mnny Mayor at lan-AmerlrMii Itl l'FALO. N. Y., Aug. 27.-Mmiici-pnl Ihiy nt the Paii-Aiiicricau exposition brought together a large numlH-r of men prominent in municipal nfTairs in nil parts of tl untry. Hon. 1 1. X. Lock- WimmI. president of the New York Com mission to the e position presided nt the exercises in the Temple of .Music, Mayor lichl made the opening address wel coming those present In cordial words. Itou. Randolph I tiiggeiiheiuu-r of the New York council was the next speaker; the Hon. Raymond Prefoiitaine, mayor of Montreal: lion. Thomas C. Hayes, mayor of llaltiu.ore, Hon. J. A. John sou, mayor of Fargo. N. !.; lion. tjeo. Harbison of Hartford. Conn., and Hon. fnintiel L. Jones of Ton-do, Ohio, wt-ro the o;h"r speakers. Among other proui-i-icnt men noted in the audience w--:e: J. M. Head, mayor of Nashville. Tetiu.; Ih-o. V. Hiii". mayor of Poughkecpsic, N Y.; -f. A. S:i ythe. mayor of Chnrl -s-lown, S. C. mid I' red J. Wnrreu of R is ton, who was one of the important spell. vrs at 'he iccciil session of the Le.-ig ie of Municipalities held in Jamestown. Illottn to i'ieces Ity Fomler l:ploslon.) OTTAWA. Out.. Aug. 27.-.Tohn Hud son, an employe of the Ottawa Pow der company' factory about five niili from thi city, was blown to pii-ci-s in nn explo-ioii which wrecked tin- packing house unil the mixing risun of that es-tahlii-htiii'iit. James Fuiford nnd John Cyra, two other employes, were badly injured. Hudson v. as over (sj year of age. BURNED AT THE STAKE Another Negro Lynched, This Time in Tennessee. Angry Molt Took Illin From Jail Ap peals Ity I'roiiilueiit CIHm-us to Allow Law to Tnke Its ourse t'nlit-t-iled Negro Suld He Killed Ills VUlloi He cause He'd Nolh log rise to lo. CHATTAXOOiiA. Teiin., Aug. 20. Henry Notes, n negro, was burned yes terday by a mob of citizens for crin:: nily assaulting and shooting to death Mrs. Charles Williams, wile of a promi nent farmer, iniir Winchester, Tenii., last Friday. He admitted his crime and met his late without a groan. Noles was captured early yesterday at Water Tutik, near Cowan, Teiin.. an-1 was taken to Winchester and placed in the county jail. Sheriff Stewart made haste to barricade the building and pro tect the piisouer. Soon an angry uinh of several hundred men gathered, but As iislant Atlorney-Oneral Mat M. Whit taker appeared and iiuidc a speech urg ing them lo assist him in allaying excite ment and upholding the majesty of the la iv. He promised to reconvene the grand jury today to indict the negro promptly and have him speedily tried at the pres ent term of i rt, assuring the crowd Hint his conviction mid legal execution were n foregone conclusion. This ap peal was supplemented by Judge J .1. Lynch, Captain W. P. Tolley and others. No sooner had the appeals been made Hum several hundred citizens from the neighborhood where the crime was com mitted ciinie up mid augmented the crowd. They swept forward iipiuf the Jail, overpowered the sheiiff and his dep uties, took the prisoner and started for the scene of the crime, 12 miles dista i The mob was determined and it seemed that almost the entire population for miles around had turned out to see the fate of the wretch. Tin- procession fol lowed the n,oh to the Williams home. Arriving at a point in sight of the scene of the crime, the negro was placed upon a stump and given a chance to make n statement. Jle mounted th,. stump stol idly nud laughed ns he said: "Tell an my sisters and brothers to meet me In glory. I am going to make that my home. Tell my mother to meet me where purling w ill he no more." Noles was then nsked ns to whether anyone else was Implicated in the crime. He said there was not. "Why did you kill Mrs. Williams?" wns asked. "I just done that because I had noth ing else to do," cnnie the nuswer. Noles was taken from the stump, bound to n tree by chains and his body saturated with oil. A match wns applied nnd instantly the ipiivering body was en veloped in flames. Fem e rails were piled about the burning body and soon life wns extinct. . The negro made no cry nt nny time. At least ll.fHMl people w itnessed the burn ing. Many remained until nightfall, augmenting the blaze until the body was entirely consumed. They then quickly departed for their homos Noles worked for Williams on the farm nnd his crime was committed on l-'r-hist, lie also tried to kill one of the two children in the house. He lied to the woods nnd citizens with bloodhounds tracked him. It is claimed the murderer also robbed the house of $211. .Mrs. Will iams came of one of the most respected families in the county. America's Must Il.-nnt ITnl lllonite llead. Ill l.'Ml XMII A l. Ah, v.... in private telegram from Charloltesville.Ya., iiiiuo, inccs me ueniii or .Miss Mama, t.olciuan oo,ls in that city. Miss Woods wns pronounced the most beauti ful blonde in America by n i-ommittee of the I'nn-Anicrican Exposition. Her profile adorns nil tl icdals Issued by the bo:,rd id awards. Forest Fires Hit -.ll.0no,000 Pa Hinge. LONDON. Aug. 2i!.-"The total loss from the recent forest fires, which have partially destroyed several towns, is esti mated at KUHKMio." says n dispatch from St. Petersburg to the Daily Mail. "The tires have I u mostly incendiary. It Is estimated that 2.'ill.(ni(l acres of for est have been destroyed nud 1S7 villages completely or partially wiped out. rrotocol WIN Soon He Mgned. LONDON. Aug. 2i!.-"Li Hung Chang has lu tilied the ministers of the powers," says n dispatch to the Times fr IV- klll, "ibnt edicts necessary to Hie signing of th- protocol by the Chinese plenipo tentinncs are now en route from Sinn I'll and lire expected to arrive here Wed in sduy." Valuable CargiHif Wool Keled. .MONTREAL. Aug. 27.-Seizure of wool valued at from IM.IIIMI to $.".(HHI was made at Richford Springs, Vermont. It wns coiitai I in four cars, one of which was consigned lo llotyoke, Mass., and three to Itoston by E. I.ipsileh of this city. The cars were supposed to In waste paper, with which they were lined on outside. I Ilea Mail Hurled at Sea. " NEW YORK. Aug. 27.-The ste-im.-r Sontl.wark, which arrived here yester day, reported the death of 1 lei u rich Strisscl, n steerage passenger, np-d 72, of I'tiea, X. Y.. on Aug. 21. He died of peritonitis. The body was bnriisl nt lea. Idle Negroes Ordered to ;et Out. SAITLPA. I. T.. Aug. 27.-Ni,tic- warning idle negroes to leave town have rcsullisl in nearly all blacks not em ployed or owning property Inking their departure. Surrounding towns also n re Inking up the tight against the negroes. Mr, Armour's Condition Imp roved. KANSAS CITY. Auir. II, Armnur, ln-m! of tin' Aruinitr i'jtrkin.r 4'otiiniiy in KitiiHii City. niTm-tl yrx teniay from Wntkius fllrii, N. Y wli'n ho vn tiifcni wrinii-ly ill :. utly. Hi I'omlit ton tvii sliuljtly iniprovfij. Kopnrt of Kyni-ltiiit; Win I iiliMiiMlnl. MACON. On., Auir. 1!7.-TIih nH,rf. of the lyliipjc la-t niylit f Henry Stew art, a ueru baikiuuu of thin city, provc-i UllfoUJJ'.t'tl. WEEKLY TRADE REVIEW. Kradstreet'.i Ite-iort on th Condition of ItllltllM-SS. NEW YORK, Aug. 21.-Hrndstn-ct's review of trade says: Evidence multiples thnt the tide of trnde has turned and that it is now set ting strongly in the direction of an eu Uirged business ut steady or higher prices. Crop improvement, particularly in ' Central West mid the .Mississippi val ley, has been the mainspring of the more cheerful tone of advices and enlarged fall trnde npcrntious at such cities as Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City. Even fi-oin the so-i tilled ilrought-strick-en corn belt conn- ndvlces of a ijuite sat isfactory business. At tin- grout eastern renters distribution is going forward in are strong, the former on active buying by manufacturers nnd advices that the new clip in the West has been pretty well i leu lie. 1 up. Iron and stis-l show little change, ac cessions to th- strikers in the case of the leading tube works of the country hav ing I it balanced by the reopening of "struck" mills in the Pittsburg district. Tin plati-s nnd sheets nre senrce and hard to get, and an order for boxes nt $7 per box wus refused this week nt Pittsburg. Itessemer billets are very scarce nt Pittsburg, nnd .$2."i is offered for the next two months' delivery. Rig iron prices could he added if a huge order wns of fered. Lumber stocks nre very genernlly small, nnd full prices are obtained for desirable lots. Sugar Is lower ami rather Irregular. Leather is in active dcmmid Enst nnd West. Boston reports sole leather 1 cent per pound higher than two weeks ago. nnd solium uinkes of upper leather one-hnlf cent up. Hides are also higher. Ilusiui-ssc troubles show no increase., the failures for the week numbering 1':2. ns against 17S last week, i:i."t in this week a year ngo. l.M In lHif.l, 172 in IS! is and 210 in is;i7. Wheat, including Hour.. exports for the week aggregate til's sl.'.iS!! bushels, as ngninst !U.".!,7iil bushels Inst week (the rcord totali and U.I!!Ct.1 IIS bushels in the week last year. Whent exports, July 1, to date (eight weeksl, aggregate ."(1,117!). ,t21 bushels, as against 22.lilO.lli4 hush els Inst season. Corn exports nggregate ."2:i.S.S.'i bush els, ns ngainst Til IS.SI 17 bushels Inst week and .'!.4!i.1,N7."i bushels hist yenr. July 1 to date exports are ll.7."il.O."il bushels, ngninst 27. Hi!). 724 bushels lust year. FRANCE'S BUBBLE VICTORY EriK1'") Theory In Tlmt tlic fin I tun 8e eurl the I'mHlcal KctulU. I.OXTON Auir. 2ii. Although tin French paper hail Tiirkey'n yieMhiK hs nn jrrent triumph fur Kranrt1 twn-v es pecially ii m it wns lai'Kvly lelievel that the Sultan'n nhOiiiacy wum due lo the FilpoRcfl friendship lietweeil iernniny nnd Turkey it is felt in IahhIoii ilcttpite ronslilernlile Hiitisfnelioii over the out come, tlmt there in nrnv, ,l,,Hht am to whether Kriinee has neh"ViM, more than A paper triumph. The Itritish theory is that M. ('oiistnns really wished to fon e Turkey to purchase quay which are notoriously unremunern five. The Sultan has n voided this, thus Hccnriui; tin practical results, while lenv Iiitf to M. Constnns t hv empty congratula tions. SCHLEY TO RETIRE. Will He Taken From Active 1. 1st (let. 10 Important Naval Changes. 'WASHINGTON, Aug. 21. Important retirements nnd promotions in the 1'nit cd Nates navy will occur within n few wi-oks, ns announced at the navy depart ment yesterday. Among tl i is that of Hear Admiral Schley, who retires from the active list Oct. 10. As n result of these retire ments 4.1 promotions in the service will lie iniiile. The retirement of Hear Admiral Schley will promote two captains to the grade of rear admiral. They nre Captains Frank Wildes and Henry (ilnss. WRECKED THE SALOON. I'tira I'otltlclan llemollslieil Place of Mini Who Hail Sold Ills Wife Llipior. VTICA. Aug. 21!. Louis Wanner, a local politician and (iraud Army Hcpub lic man, wrecked the saloon of .Moritz Slcgnian Saturday night because the proprietor sold liiptor to Warner's wife after being notified not to do so. ('suae of Sugar lleet IH-sl ruction. ALIIANY. Aug. 24. Professor (Jeorge AtwiHid of the state department of ag riculture returned yesterday from an in vestigation made at .Miildleliurg. Scho harie county, ns to the cause of the de struction of large crops of sugar hi-els. He found that the trouble is caused by a fungus growth on the vegetable. It is a question us to whether adeiiiate remedy can he applied at this period of the veg etable's development. A general destruc tion of the sugar beet crops of the state would mean a loss of thousands of do Inrs. 4'anniln Flmls Honlli Africa t.ooil ftlnrltet MONTHEAL, Aug. 27.-Cinia.brs ex imiulit tires up to date in collection with thr South African contingents hut the been a little oyer JcJ.i M s 1. 1 k n I ,t 1 1 . country has already been repaid (his summer in the shape of contracts for hay nnd food products for the Itritish army. Professor Hol.-r(son, commis sioner of agriculture, says that the do partuiftit has paid out up to date f I.IMN), IKNI for supplh-s scut to South Africa. Wooil to Iteview Neely F.vlilenre. WASIIINOTON. Aug. 27.-The war department has directed Attorney II. C. I.s'Wls, sps-iul agent of the department ill the prosecution of Charles .Neely. ac cused of postal frauds in Cuba, to turn over to ttciiernl Wood the testimony of 21 witnesses if the department of jus tice has no objection. Among the wit licsscs wJiosc testimony has Is-eii tnkcu is thnt of the president nml the cashier of the Seventh National bank of New York. Lawyer's lloily r'oiiitfl In Klver. NEW YoliK, Aug. 27.-The body of Brillou H. Tuber, n lawyer of this city, was found in the North Hiver yesterday. Mr. Tnls-r came from somewhere in the southwest ti n I had u reputation as a keen trial lawyer, lie was also n close stu dent fif the Itible and had written a de fense of Chri-tiauity am the ltilde, en titled "The (i Hiding Star of Humanity." SUMMARY OF THE NEWS Short Items From Various Parts of the World. Record of Mjtiy tin p pen I tip CononiMMl nnd Put I.i Small spara ntl ArruiiKetl With K)tN-t.iI KriiHrd for th Cuiten. race or lh Kt-Klur Who Htu LiHU Tioio to Hpare. Tnciday. lUotitiK at W'elUville, O., over non Uiiinii steel wurki'is forced the sheriff to call for deputies. Motiessen and i'itl lui fear out Wreaks are iiniuineiit. A dispatch from Quito, Kritn.lor, s:y that a inilitary force of that republic if rcii'ly to im ade (?olontlia. I Upatchcs from Curacao huj that President ('astro of Venezuela is tiiuin cialJy aiding the ( ulomUan revution ists. One patient who vithniitted to iniH'ula tion liy yellow fever infecteii tnosi'td lot it In Havana ilieti and aiiuthcr beciuiu1 Very ill. '1 he experiments have been dUconiii'iied. (ieueral MacArtliur has arrived at San Kruucisco from Manila. ''vo persoi'. are dead and 11 serimislv injured us a result of the collision be tween a trolley car ami a locomotive at Kensington, near Coney Island. The dead luotoriuuti is blamed fur the acci dent. Wednesday. Huliraiin has called upon Turkey to withdraw two companies of Ottou.au troops from disputed territory within a specified time. ireat Britain. France, UoHnud and Itc'iriuui have a shortage of I'tlstttHMHH bilsheifi of wlieut, all ol which can lu Kiipplitd by the surplus in the L'niteil States. liy a tire, which destroyed most of (iiand Houi-k, iu Marie (Jalante, YV. I., 4 . H M l persons were made homeless. l'edcinlion of Labor workers aban doned work in the Pennsylvania Tula mil's. PitMtnrtf, closing the plant. Sev eral men went out of the South Chicane nulls of the Federal Steel company. Hear Admiral Howison of the Schley court of iiMiuiry. has been asked, at Itetir Admiral Srhlcy's request, to ex plain an interview attribute to him, al lepiiK the latlei'H inferiority to Kear Admiral Sampson. Minister Silva of Colombia had a con ference with Secretary of State Hay. Thursday. Should Admral Howison be found tr havp made the all' i;"d dernmitory re marks emiceruinu Admiral Schley, tin hitters counsel will demand his with drnwal from the hoard of inquiry. A thief secured about $Umo in jew els left by Mrs. .1. B. Hustyir of Auburn N. , in her berth on a steamer nt Skatr way. Four Kokonio, Ind boys, all under U yeai-9 obi. are under arrest for stoning a coinpnniou to death. )r. I -on is Kuapp of St. I.ouis left Ut wife and children to nurse a Chimst leper, in order to study the disease. Itescued otliccrs of the Inlander dp clarini that pii-scutci-H who est -aped or a raft forced the captain and other otU cers back Into the water ut the point ol revolvers. I'ittsburu heai'd ruintu-s that anothei effort was beim; made in New York tt aettle the strike. Auolhcr tube mill Wa. forced to chtse. Friday. Serious eharires of brutality and mis tuaiiai;einent iu 'he New Jersey Siatt hosjiital fr the insane, at Trenton, were made by I r. William F. Jones, who foi eleven years was third assistant physi cian of (he institution. Hear Admiral St-liVy was informed b the navy department that the court ol inquiry w"-l I pits upon the titness ot Kear Aduii ai I low i on to serve upon it From septic fever, followimc the birth of a tfirl. the wile of Coventor Heck ham. of Kentuckv. is dyinn at Frankfort Census liun-au statistics show a de crease of nearly lo per cent in the gener al death rate since 1,s;h. M. Coiistans. French Ambassador t' Turkey, has broken off relations with tin Forte leccause the Sultan did not settle the claims of a Constantinople quay coin pauy. Sir Thomas Upton, who comes to rae his yacht, the Shamrock II., for tin America's cup. arrive! lo ve with a part) on the White Star Hleamshlp Teutonic. Saturdar. There is no open rupture yet between France ami Turk, v. the breaking off ol rchiiioti at Constantinople beintf M Cmn tans' n isoiial act. A special cable dispatch from Cunion fenvs 1 i id ut Castro hns sent military evpediliius f:oin Venezuela to the Co lombian coast to assist the iusuieiits in th" latter country. Three white men were shot, two nt them f 1 1 j 1 1 1 . in an attempt to tret pos ftessioll of a founded neyro in charge o a sheriff, at Asheville, Ala. M!!s ot the American Tin Flute cum puny in Pitlshur; and Allegheny ie reived I on -union workmen wit hoiit ff rioii'4 disiurbauce. nnd several imlh stalled work. Six shackled sailors swam to freed oa fioui the lirookivti navy yard hrii; uftei orerpowi-iin the sentinel. ib-cords in the navy depart meiil be.ir Injf on t!ie Seldey-Sainpson controversy are sai': to have been mutilated, and h-t ters and v pies of dH-unieiitH are rep irt ed missing from the tiles. Monday. CoverntiM fit otliciats expe-t to makt ailditionnl arrests in conue-tiou with tlu Chinese siinn:i;!ini: conspiracy at Noira h's, Arizona. Strikers defy injunction of Judge Ktdd sunt and assault non-union 4-uiployes at tiates' I roti works. 'hii-ao. Will con tinue picket duty to test validity ol court's order. (ieneral Mac Arthur says American? can lve it II problems in the Fhilippinett. ! Walter Wellman says the French Fan iiiih company will ask Xf l.'rO.tMNi.iNMi foi the uncompleted Faiiama canal, but th , States can buy it for one-third that -um. " Washington fiuthorities believe Fusi b-lit Castro ol Venezuela f ar to pro voke war with Colombia, thereby riskim: an encounter with the ( nited State. Ten polU'emen struKle for two hourt in mud and water to prevent a suicide iu a llarlciu swamp. RtPORT on school: s :m Evening KrhooL Aroir d Cireal Id ermt Among feple T'1; cIiimiL Planned. WASniNTJTX. 2'!.-Tho divi- ion of insular a (Taiia h.ia nrelred t copy of tin . l.u.i.il :,,iurt u: ,.r. i-" ; i . I , . AHiin-on, gi-norul KiiHTiiiti'iidi-nt of pul lic instrurtinn fur thf I'liilippiiK' whirh covith the titiu' from the eniictmnt nf thi' 1 'li i Ii i ii ai'huol luw to the close ot thi' Inst fiyul yi'r, June ,'in, 11W1. I. tofori' the eitui'iifinn of ftirN has not lii'cn thnucht n n important n that of hoys. Now. huwi'vr, a w-hniil fur biyi hnvine licen eHtnliliNhcd, it will be tin pnlii y to iwtnlilish ,tn- fur girls. I'mf. Atltiiiaim adds that it wa plan ni'd to riindiiit tcarhiTs' iiilitutt In nil the prnvitMi M nt an i-nrl yilnte. Evenlii" ar-hnuls hiivr lnH'ii ostRtilishiil where prm tlrnldt', nruiiMiii: git-at inti-n-at on t!i purt of thi' people. One hirh y 1 nol nt th" riipitnl nf eiich provinri- I in- ea. ;,i ",-i . -i i.. 11100 Pr. Bfirrnws, city f :f..t lint of whiHils i"i- Aliinilu, vi , ti' l ir. i r da'i; nf Mny 4 hist for the li.st -! . inniiihii of hi work: "The question of r : Ion in the srhnols hnff heen settled and with out friftion or any mn In the attenilnnre of pupils. I'pon nei ipt of an offleinl copy of net No. 74 of the I'hilippinc commission whieh forlids nny relliriom lnsti-'i'tiiui liy the tearhers. n eomprehen ive order w is issued foihiddinif the prni'tire nf ri'liinnus devotion or their I'liiiiliirmi'iit ns mean nf punishment, th disi ontinunnce of all tem hlnj; of catec hism or n liL'ious dortriue mid the re morn I from the si hool house of all hook contnininu aueh matter and the removal from si hool rooms nf pnii lfiK. tvlUdnu endiliins. sacred picture, plncnrd. These orders are complied with." There wns no protest from either par ents or teachers and the school year closed with the larcest ntti'iidiince In the hl-tnry of the puhllc schools. To many nf the teachers the chance was appar ently welcome. Varolii m Iln At'anrienM Amerran Tonr. YOKfllf AMA. Aim. 24.-The M,irii.l Ito has aliandouisl his proposed Amcri can tour, ilurini: the eonrse of which ht would have received the degree of I.I.D. from Yule. MARKE7 REPORT. Rw Tork Money Market. NEW TOKK. Auk. 2d. Money on call. 2' .'! per cent. Prime luercantile paper, 4l-fr pel fr . Sterling eii'lianee: Actual buiineas in hankers' nt $4.N"h for demand and $4.M '' fur sixty day, l'osted rate fl.S."i' ( I.SS. Coinni, iciul hills, $4.8;i'(,ru;I.H4i4. Hue silver, oN'v. .Mexican dollar, 45', New York Provitton Market. p"I.Orit-Wiiiter pntents. f,1.l3n.R5 winter strait'lits. .'f.'t..'!iiii:i,4."i: winter ex tin- '.'.. 'iii'd'.' " -lade, IL'.UlKif'.MO; MiuneMita patuuU, f:i. . 4. IHI; .itililii'soln iu t.l.lo. t'Oll.N.MKAl- Yell..w weslern, $1.20 city. XI IS- tir.ui.lyH'ine, f.i.Mfn.iM. ItYK-.Nu. '2 western, ti21ac f.o.b tali I've. .ri."ifi."i(ie. WHKAT-.No. 2 red. 7ir,c f.o.b. afloat No. 1 northern, 777,c f.o.b. afloat. COItV-No, 2 coin, lai'V f.o.b. afloat OATS Xo. 2, tWe; No. 2 white, 41c track mixed western, 'AJ.Wjv; trad white. :!'.iil7c. HAY Shipping, 7(;l7oe; good t choice. S.Vd'.KIc. HI TTKIt Creamery extra, Wjc. factory, lofiilfi'-jc; imitation creamery lli'-tiil"'-- ClIKKSK Kaiicy large white, 9-o sum II white. U'-je. KtKiS Statu and IVnnsylrauia, 2lMi 21c. POTATOES Jersey, $3.l)(ifg:i.S0 I.oug Ishind, i.lNKifo.5U; Jersey iweet Bnffalo ProvUton Market. BPKAI.O, A;,g. 2ft. WHEAT No. 1 northern. 78',4c; win ter wheat. No. 2 led, 71'a'. eol!-No. 2 corn, Ml'.ic; No. 3 corn 5rc. OATS No. 2 white, 3'4c; No. I niixed. :!'i:1ic. Kl.OI'H Spring wheat, heat patent per hlil., 1.2.7a LoO; low grade, $2.2.Fi(a B.I Mi. Bl'TTEll Creamery, western, extras 21Va--c; "ln'e nnd l'ennsylvanli ciianniy, 2n.At21c; fair to gooil, 1N3 l'.M'. fllEESE I'ancy full cream, lti' 1(IU,; g I to choice, WWiC; connnoi to I II n, i'iHc. EtJliS We.tero aud atat fancy, ntji'1'.'. POTATOES New, fancy, per bbl, !.,-ii':l.75. Enst Bnffalo LIt Stock Market. CATTLE Extr export tcer, l.'i.U! fi."iri: good to choice shipping atevra ."V.r. V U ; course, rough, hut fat Iteer f l.l.Vi l.liTi: ehiiice to smooth, fat heifer SI.T.Vii.'i.ini: iciniiin.n lo giKul cows. $8. St fUl.lH: good butcher hulls, $3.'l'(j3.7."i. SHEEP AND I.AM I'.S Spring laml ehoice lo fancy, 5.mfir.sr; fair to good ii.iNKiirL.Ml: wether eheep, ?:S.aKjM.lMI. IK MiS-.Mixed packers' grades, $0.3 (oli. Ill; heavy hogs, .fii.XVdU. 15; ihuiu heavy and upwards, ii.3.'i(iitj.50. Buffalo Ray Mark. HAY Old timothy, loose, $14INCl l.r.isi; No 1 timothy, tiul.il, iUmKy li.! Kt Utica Cheese Market. rncA. Aug m. The sides of ehis sc lu re today wer Large white, 21 lots of 1.M7 boxi-s i 8-,l4'; huge colored. 4! lots of ;t.7iT Imxei at STsc; siiinll white, I lots of .'t'ltl boxet at He: siiinll white, ft lots of 341 boxm at !t'v': small colored, 2J lot of 2.22 boxes lit HVsC. Hiillcr.creiimeiy, 2." package at 20VjC 1MI packages at 21c; 2U fire-paunc prints at 22c; MKI one-pound prim a Little rail Cheese Market. LITTLE PALLS. Aug. 2H. On the dairy market today the trass ncti"!is in etui's' were: Large colored, t lots of ;;ini bxxi-s ar V Innre white. 1 lot of .'In boxes at small white, 5 hns of 273 boxes at th-; small white, It hits of l.i2.'i boxes at Ii'ii-; small col Olid. 1 lot of 2II boxes at M,e; s.Mll coloriil. 7 lots of T X boxes at Uo; smul I'oloied. I'd lots of l.r27 boxes at UV' twins, colored. U lots of 473 leixt-s ul U'tc; twins, while, 12 lota ot ii.'li Ihi.ii atUc.