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Justices of the Peace O. A. Randall, D. W. Clark. CbwncMtnen. J.W, Landers, J. T. Dale, G. 11. Robinson, Wm. SmearbBugb, R. J. Hopkins, W. O. Calbouo, A. II. Kelly. Constable Cbarlei Clark. Collector W. H. Hood. School Director J. O. Soowden, R. M. Herman, Q. Jainloson, J. J. Landers, J. C. Uelat, Joseph Clark. FOREST COUNTT OFFICERS. Member of Congress P. M. Speer. Member of Senate 3. K. P. Hall, Assembly V. J. Campbell. President Judge Vi. V. U inckley. Associate Judges-P. C. Bill, Samuel Aul. Pr othonotary, Register & Recorder, do. -J. O. UelHt. Sheriff S. R. Maxwell. Treasurer Geo. W. Uolenian. Cbmtmwrioners Wm. U. Harrison, J. M. Zuendel; fl. U. McClellan. District Attorney-M. A. Oarrlnger. Jury Commissioners Eiuett Hlbble, Lewis Wagner. Coroner Dr. M. C Kerr. County Audxtors-Oeorne H. Warden, A. C. Gregg and J. P. Kelly. Oountv Surveyor D. W. Clark. County Superintendent I). W. Morrl- on. ltrlr Ttrme mt . Fourth Monday of February. Third Monday of May. Fourth Monday of September. Third Monday of November. Regular Meetings of County Commis sioners 1st and ltd Tuesdaya of montb. t'bareh u Makkalh 8obmI. Presbyterian Sabbath School at 9:46 a. m. ; M. B. Sabbath School at 10:00 a. m. Preaching in M. E. Church every Sab bath evening by Rev. W. O. Calhoun. Preaching in the F. M. Church every Sabbath evening at the usual hour. Rev. U. A. Uarrelt, Pastor. Preaching in the Presbyterian churoh every Sabbalh at 11:00 a. m. and 7:30 p. in. Rev. H. A. Hailey, Pastor. The regular meetings ot the W. C. T. D. are held at the headquarters on the second and fourtn Tuesdaya of each month. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. 'TU' N ESTA LODU E, No. 869, 1. 0. 0. F. 1 Meeta every Tuesday evening, in Odd Fellows' Hall, Partridge building. CAPT. GEORGE STOW POST, No. 274 G. A. R. Meets 1st Tuesday after noon of eaub month at 3 o'clock. CAPT. GEORGE STOW CORPS, No. 137, W. R. C, meets first and third Wednesday evening of each month. F. RITCHEY. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Tionesta, Pa. MA. CARRINGER, Attorney and Counsellor-at-Law. Office over Forest County National Bank Building, TIONESTA, PA. CURTIS M. 8HAWKEY, ATTORN EY-AT-LAW, Warren, Pa. Practice in Forest Co. AO BROWN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Office In Arner Building, Cor. Elm and Bridge Sts., Tionesta, Pa. FRANK S. HUNTER. D. D. 8. Rooms over Citizens Nat. Bank, l ION ESTA, PA. DR. F. J. BOVARD, Physician A Surgeon, TIONESTA, PA. Eyes Tested and Glasses Fitted. D R. J. B. SIGGINS, fbyslclan ana Murgeon, OIL CITY, PA. HOTEL WEAVER, C. F. WEAVER, Proprietor. Modern and up-to-date in all its ap pointments. Every convenience and comfort provided fur the traveling public CENTRAL HOUSE, R. A. FU LTON, Proprietor, Tlonsela, Pa. This is the most centrally located hotel in the place, and has all the modern improvements. No pains will be spared to make it a pleasant stopping place for the traveling publio. pHIL. EMERT FANCY BOOT A SHOEMAKER. Shop over R. L. Haslet's grocery store on Elm streot. Is prepared to do all Kinds of custom work from the finest to the ooarsest and guarantees his work to ?;ive perfect satisfaction. Prompt atten ion given to mending, and prices rea sonable. Fred. Grettenberger GENERAL BLACKSMITH & MACHINIST. All work pertaining to Machinery, En gines, Oil Well Tools, Gas or Water Fit tings and General Blacksmlthlug prompt ly done at Low Rates. Repairing Mill Machinery given special attention, and satisfaction guaranteed. Shop in rear of and just west of the suaw House, xiaiouie, ra. Your patronage solicited. FRED. GRETTENBERGER WaJl Paper I bava just received Two Thousand Holla of 1911 WAIL IMPISH No is the time to get your paper ing done before the spring rush. Then it will be almost impossible to get a paperbaoger and that will delay your bousecleaniog. Wall Paper, Window Shades, Oil Cloth, Paints, Oil, Varnish, Sewing Machine Supplies and Notions. G.F.RODDA, Next Door to the Fruit Store, Elm Street, Tionesta, Fa, MAR00NED0N ISLAND Unable to Get Assistance Man Sees Mother Die. For Seven Weeks Mr. Luff Had Been Hemmed In by Ice on Lake Ontario, Which Made It Impossible to Reach the Mainland to Get Medical As sistance For His Mother Put Body In Rough Box and Burred It In Snow Other News Items. Marooned on a Lake Ontario is land, where they lived, seven mlle.i from the mainland, and unable to get assistance because of heavy seaa and ice in which ro boat could live, Nel son Lull saw his mother die seven weeks ago, unable to bring to her the medical aid that would have anved ner life. Fnllowine his mother's death, no un dertaker being available, tho son con structed a coffin from hoards he couia find about the "lace. Placing his moth er's body In the box and folding her hands, he nailed on the lid and buriea I he coffln In n snowbank to a wait the coming of spring. No more harrowing tale baa come from the Inlands oi un tarlo. the inliabltanta of which are often for weeks without mail or other communication with the mainland. For seven weeks Mr. Luff had been hemmed in. When hla mother became ill home remedies were aJmiuistered, but her condition rapidly grew critical and her son did not dare to leave Jier to make the trip over the ice lloes to Henderson. BLASTING WAS INJURIOUS Caused the Hatching Out of an Un- usual Crop of Deformed Chickens. Tarrvtown Is hatching an unusual of deformed chickens this spring and the nauso has just been discov ered. It is due to the heavy blasting across the river, according to well- known poultry men. The discovery was made uy Irving W. Coates. Coates had 52 high-priced eggs in his incubator and hatched out only live chickens These were pe culiarly deformed and Coates was puzzled. He hannened to be home frmay when the bhsting was going on across the liver nnd as each report reached b!s side he noticed the chicks putting their legs against their ears. Coates believes that whllo they were in the shells they heard the noise and the constant raising of their legs to protect their ear drums was the cause of their deformity. Former Bath Banker Arrested A snecial from Bath siys John Cav- en. head of the Wilcox & Co. bank at Cohocton. which failed six years ago, was arrested by Sheriff Milton Davison In New Yoik city and brought to Bath. N. Y.. where re was arraigned on Indictments charging him with securing money under false pretenses. Caven disappeared in Juno, 1905, and) was Indicted in September of tho same year, evading nrrest since then. He conducted a bank at Painted Post, which failed at the time the Cohocton bank suspended payment. Wants B.rdt In His Trees. William H Grim, a successful farmer aud fruit grower near Harris- burg, Fav has erected dozens oi nesi inir hnxes for martins, wrens md blue birds at various places on his farm and two of them are located on nis wind pump. Mr. Crlrn, who is an en thusiastic bird fancier, believes In their virtue as insect and pest de Ktroyers. classing the swallows as the leaders ot them all in this particular. He is an enemy of the sparrow and shoots every one he sees. Flyer Ditched by Train Wreckers. It was announced by detectives who have been engaged In the case that train No. 34 on the New York Central, known as the eastbound American Ex press flier, which was "wreck at Little Falls Saturday night, was ditched by train wreckers. It Is stated by the de tectives that a brake shoo was found wedged in the switch at the spot where the locomotive, and Ave cars were derailed. Plunger Walton Dead. Colonel Francis Theodore Walton, known as Plunger Walton, died last Friday at his home in New York city. He was a noted racetrack plung er of a generation ago. There aro Vooklea in both heinlsphsres still liv ing who remember the times when Plunger Walton would either win or lose $100,000 or more at ono crack and call it an afternoon. , Bath Pastor Going to Knowlesvllle. Pvev. Charles Noble Frost announc ed at tho Bath Presbyterian church that be had accepted a call to the pas torate of the church at Knowlesvllle, Orleans county. He is preparing to assume the pastorate some time In June. Pr Frost has been pastor of the Bath church for over 13 years. Foot Caught in Pail and Was Killed Harry C. Carr, aged 30, of Rochester, a brakeman on.the Erie railroad, was killed at Avon, N. Y., while cutting a car from a train. Two cars passed over hla body. Carr had made the uncoupling when his foot caught In a rail and! held Mm prisoner. JAUREZ, MEXICO City Besieged by Madero and Some of His Followers. aw ji v.'iri.' k' r - A9 tr A- A 1911. by American Press Association. MRS. PAYNE PASSES AWAY Wife of Representative Died In Her Washington Apartments Sun day Morning. Mrs. Gertrude Payne, wife of Rep resentative Soreno E. Payne of Au burn, N. Y., died in her apartments in Washington Sunday morning, aged 66 year. Mrs. Payne some time ago suf fered a nervous breakdown. The immediate cause of death was heart failure superinduced by the nervous attack. Funeral services will be held in Calvary Baptist church here this afternoon and the remains will be taken to Auburn for Interment in the family plot. Mrs. Payne is survived by her hus band and one son, William K. Payne of New York city. Before marriage Mrs. Payne was Gertrude Knapp of Auburn. WELLKNOWN INVENTOR DEAD Was the Originator of the First Suc cessful Reaping Machine. Samuel Johnston, who is dead at his home In Broekport, N. Y., was one of the American Inventors who reputa tion Is worldwide. He was the flrst person to invent nnd manufacture a reaping machine capable of handling nil sorts of grain Riiccessfully. He In vented tho first successful reaper in the early tlxties while associated with the Howards of Buffalo. He went from Buffalo to Syracuse and was associated In that city with Bradstreet ft Co. in ISf.5. In 1S63 he went to BrocVport, organized the firm ot Johnston, Huntley & Co., and start ed tho manufacture of the Sweep itakes reaper. Keiran Pleads Not Guilty. Patrick J. Keiran, former president of the defunct Fidelity Funding com pany, whose crash Involved many Catholic institutions throughout the country, pleaded not guilty in court at Norwich, N. Y., Saturday to two Indictments charging larceny In the first degree. In default of satisfactory ball he was remanded to the custody of the sheriff. The indictments charge Keiran wiih obtaining 10,000 from the First National bank of Earlville, on a false statement of his financial con dition. Waging War on Hoboes. Judge Nugent Is endeavoring to abate the tramp nuisance in Dunkirk, N. Y., and put to flight the numerous gangs of tramps who have been etay Ing in vacant barns on the oul skirts of tho city and obtaining a living by beg ging and stealing. Several were ar raigned in the police court and given long sentences in the Erie county pen itentiary. Parkhurst Acquitted of Larceny. The jury iu the case of Leonard A. Parkhurst. former treasurer of the Llsk MnnufacMiing company of Canan daigua and one of tho three officers of the company indicted for grand lar ceny, brought In a verdict at Canan tlalgua, N. Y., acquitting the defend ant on the ground that no criminal in tent had been shown. Syracuse Telephone Deal. Control of the Onondaga Independ ent Telephone company of Syracuse nnd of the Hjme Telephone Conpany of Vtlca, with the subsidiaries control led by both has passed into the hands of the Bell Telephone Interests. The deal involved a cash payment of $1 250,000 to security holders. House Passed Reciprocity Bill. President William II. Taft won a substantial victory last week Friday night when the house of representa tives passed the Canadian reciprocity agreement by a vote of 2CG to S9. The bill got 4.i more votes than it did In the last session, tho vote on Its former passage having beeu 221 to S3. 3 mm A Officer Burns Denies That Alleg ed Dynamiter "Peached." Opens It Up and Finds Sone Brown Wrapping Paper and Two Balls of Coarse Twine Similar, the Detective Claims, to Paper and Twine Found on Other Dynamite Alleges That Dynamiters Intended to Blow Up Five Places In Detroit and One In Toledo. Toledo, O., April 25. Detective William .1. BurnB, the San Francisco tleuth on the trail of men who are supposed to have wrecked the Los An cles Times and committed numerous other bomb outrages; has followed the trail of tho dynamiters to Toledo. Yes terday Burns slipped into this city from Tiffin and was driven to police headquarters, where he was In con sultation for somo timo with Chief of Police Knapp. Then he returned to the Union de pot and secured a grip which Is sup posed to have been left there on April 13 bv Ortie McManigel and J. B. Mc Kamara, the two men who were ar rested later In Detroit. At that time tho pair had four grips checked at tlie depot, it is said, nnd when thfy left hurriedly for Detroit, they took three of them away. Burns says he knew of tho existence of this fourth grip In Toledo and his visit to this city was to find it In an effort to veave hl.s chain of evidence. Grip Contained Paper and Twine. As soon as Bums secured the grip he opened it. The grip was found to contain brown wranplng paper and two balls of coarse twine, similar, De tective Burns fays, to the paper and twine found upon other dynamite. Burns says he Is saticfied that from the Information In his possession the ulleged dynn miters Intended to blow up five pla?es In Detroit and one in Toledo. The Detroit concerns are factories and the place markod for destruction in Toledo Is owned hv a ble concern. The detective thinks the alleged dy namiters were on their way from De troit to Tiffin to secure a rupply of dynamite, but changed their plans and hurried back to Detroit. Denied McManigel Confessed. On his way from the Union station to Chief Knapp's office, Burns denied the published statement alleged to have been made to Burns and Captain Stephen B. Wood, of tho detective de partment of the Chicago police, to the effect that Oriie McManigel, the al iened dynamite gang leader, had made a full confession. W. J. Burns made the following statement here today: "En route to Chicago McNamara said to the detectives: 'You have nothing on me In the safe blowing job. You don't want me for anything of that kind at all. I'll bet you got me mixed up with the Los Angeles job.' Men Answered Descriptions. "Previous to the arrest of McNa mara and McManigel, our operatives learned that two men answering their description had visited Tiffin previous tc the theft of Ihe dynamite, had hired a rig nt Truax's livery in that city and had driven to Bloomvllle. Leaving there we drove back to Tiffin, where we located the shed at the rear of Diehl's wagon works. In this shed we found in a blind room a crude box which had a hefvv lock on it. After removing this more than 400 sticks of dynamite were disclosed to view." Burns went on: "I Instructed our boys when they left Chicago to make Ihe arrest3 nnd to tell McNamara and McManigel not to commit themselves to anything that might Incriminate them or which might be used against Ihem as evidence." LABOR WILL EXTEND HELP American Federation of Labor Will Fight the Prosecution of Sec retary McNamara. Washington, April 25. Th? indica tions are that the American Federa tion of Labor will fight, the prosecu tion of John J. McNamara, interna tional secretary-treasurer of tho bridge and structural iron workers who Is now b tiint; carried to California for trial for complicity in the dynamiting of the Lo? Angeles Times. President Samuel Gompers of the Federation Is inclined to attribute Mc Manigel's alleged confession to ''bar barism" known in police circles as "the third degree.-' Mr. Gompers said that in hU opin ion the prisoner, through montal far tigue, caused by withstanding a steady fire of ouestiens for 12 hours, had finally admitted everything bis ques tioners asked in order to gee relief from the nerve rncklm; tactics. Dnrrow May Defend Indicted Men. Chicago, Aiuil 25. Clarence S. Dar fow, attorney, who has been employed in the dofenso ot many lnhor leaders In the past and who recently was counsel for Haywood, Moyer nnd Pet tibone. In connection with the Coe; D'Alene mine troubles In Idaho, left fur Indianapolis following a confer dice wl'h President John J. Fitzpat rick of tiie Chicago Federation of La hor. ' It Is presumed that Mr. Darrow has been retained as counsel for Mc Mj.nigol and the two McNamaras. FAKE BREACH DUN'T HEAL Republican Insurgents and Regulars of Senate Still Squabbling Over Committee Appointments. Washington, April 25. The row among the Republicans over commit tee assignment was formally brought to the attention of the senate. Sena tor Galllnger suggested that the sen ate adjourn over until Thursday. "By that time," he said, "I think ! will be able to make a report on the personnel of the senate committees." "Is the senator asking an adjourn ment until Thursday to provide more lime for work or pacification," asked fenator Bailer, with a smile. "You may depend on it that he (Mr. Galllnger) will not devote any time to pacification," interjected Senator La Follette. The Insurgents and the regulars are as far apart as ever on the committee squabble. FARMERS' FREE LIST BILL READY IN HOUSE Is the Next Measure on the Dem ocratic Program. Washington, April 25. Just before the bouse adjourned at 4 o'clock yes terday afternoon after transacting considerable routine business in con nection with the organization of com mittees, Representative Underwood of Alabama, the majority floor leader, and members of the ways and means committee laid before the body the farmers' free list bill which is tho next thing on the Democratic pro gram. He askod that general debate be be gun promptly today and that he and Representative Dalzell of Pennsyl vania be permitted to control the time for their respective sides. This was agreed upon. Some one asked Mr. Underwood how long he thought the debate would run. He replied that he did not see how it could be concluded In less than 4 or 5 days, judging by the requests he had received from members for time. He would not be surprised, he declared. If the debate even continued for a fortnight. PARTITION OF MOROCCO Pan-German League Favors Division of That Country Between Ger many and France. Berlin, April 25. The Pan-German league at a meeting yesterday passed a resolution calling on the govern ment to negotiate with France with a view to the partitition of Morocco between Germany anil France, that side of Morocco comprising the At lantic, coast to fall to Germany. The reason given for this is the cry ing necessity of the fatherland for fresh territory for its superabundant population. SLAYER OF SON BREAKS FAST Mother, Under Supposedly Fatal Spell, May Recover. Pottsvllle, Pa., April 25. After three weeks of continuous fasting since she slew her 8-year-old Bon Ed ward, five weeks ago, Mr3. Benjamin Granger has consented again to take food. Physicians are astonished at her condition, as they argued that she must be under a fsjtal spell and did not realize she had murdered her boy. 23 Perish In Mine Explosion. Cumberland, Md., April 25. Twenty three men were entombed by an ex plosion in mine .No. 20 at Ott, near Elk Garden, on the Western Maryland rail way, about. 40 miles south ot Cumber land and all are believed to have per ished. One body has been recovered'. About half of the men are married with families. While the rescuers aro hard at work trying to reach the men, all hop is abandoned of reaching them alive. The smoko in the mine is stifling and this greatly Impedes the progress of the workers. Steamer Founders; 15 Drowned. Manila, April 25. The steamship Charles Boza', plying between Manila and Corregldor, foundered in a ty phoon yesterdav. It is estimated that 15 persons were drowned. Fishermen rercued a number of the crew and pas scners. One American is missing. King of Italy Opens Exhibition. Rome, April 25. King Victor Em manuel open the international exhibi tion of photography at Castel Bant An gclo yestetday. His majesty expressed great admiration for the 120 photos by Frank A. Parrntt of Brooklyn, N. Y., the assistant director of the royal ob servatory of Mt. Vesuvius, illustrating different phases of the eruptions of Mt. Vesuvius. F.tna, Stromboli and other volcanoes and the earthquake at Messina. Presidential Nominations. Washlnton, April 25. The prorl dent sent to the senate the following ruminations: To be envoys extraor dinary and ministers plenipotentiary: Henry S. iloutoll of Illinois, to Switzer land; Edwin V. Morgan of New York, to Portugal; I.aurita S. Swenson of Minnesota, to Norway. SHORTER1 K ITEMS Pithy Paragraphs that Chronicle the Week's Doing. Long Dispatches From Various Parts of the World Shorn of Their Padding and Only Facts Given In as Few Words as Possible For the Benefit of the Hurried Reader. Wednesday. Mr. Taft appointed Edward S. Smith marshal for Indiana, of Indianapolis to bo United States H. (. Se'fridge and three members of his family were Injured in a motor car accident In Westmoreland, Eng land. Lieutenant Walter H. Rodney of the Second cavalry, stationed iu Minda nao, was murdered by a Moro Jura mentado. , Edward F. C'roker resigned aa chief of the New York fire department to enter the work of fire prevention in a private capacity. France will send four battalions to Morocco to reinforce her troops; con ditions at Fez are said to be critical, more tribes having joined the revolt against the sultan. Thursday. Frank Heidemann was convicted at Freehold, N. J., of the murder of Ma rie Smith, ten years old, and sentenced to death in the electric chair. Forty tribesmen were killed and 80 were captured by the sultan's forces near Fez; food Is lacking In the city nnd a revolt is feared. A man believed to be a Spanish an archist was arrested at the railway station In Boitleaux a short time be fore King Mfonso's departu'-e. The state legislature declined to In vestigate allegations of improper in fluence on legislators to elect W. F. fc'heehan United Stales senator. President Taft received) assurances from the Mexican government that fighting on the border would be re stricted; these advices relieved th tension in Washington over the situa tion. Friday. Rumors reached Paris that the In habitants of the city of Fez had risen and pillaged the city. Paris retains its place as the third largest city, a slight Increase over the figures for 1900 being shown. The Geran election bill, one of Gov ernor Wilson's most Important reform measures, became a law In New Jer sey. The Portuguese mall steamer Lusl tanla was wrecked near the Cape of Good Hope; eight of the eight hundred passengers and crew were drowned In the work of rescue. After a long debate the senate at Albany passed the Wagner resolution ratifying the proposed income tax amendment to the federal constitution by a vote of 34 to Hi. Saturday. President Taft again made It clear that he hai no Intention of interven ing in Mexico. A dispatch from Paris stated that there was talk of French intervention In the Moroccan revolution by send ing an army to the gates of Fez. Serious riots between soldiers of the West India regiment and civilians were reported In a dispatch from Kingston, Jamaica. Wholesale arrests of Chinese in Pe kin and Tientsin suspected of com plicity in a revolutionary plot were reported In a dispatch from Pekln. Richard A. Canfleld's clubhouse and park were bought by he village of Saratoga Springs for $150,000 and will be added lo the state mineral springs reservation. Monday. A navy court cleared Captain Knight, tried for the loss of tho monitor Puritan in a test of explos ives. As the annual congress of tho Daughters of the American Revolution closes, a bitter fight for offices In 1912 begins. Under orders from tho secretary, Mr. Moyer. the navy department apol ogizes to Miss Beers, daughter of a professor nt Yale. A hockey player under Indictment In New York city and pursued far by a young widow is arrested in Phila delphia as $3,500 gem thief. A measure to amen l the reciprocity bill as as to maintain tho present tariff on fruits was defeated by a big ma jority in tho Canadian house. Tuesday. Thirty-two persons were killed In the train wreck In Capa Colony on Saturday. German census figures show a large Increase in the male population and a decreased death rate. A boy playing with a gun at Monti cello, .N. Y., accidentally shot two men who were passing In a wagon Reports from Morocco Indicate slightly Improved conditions; French officials are hastening preparations to relieve Fez. It was said at IndiauapolU that fa ther arrests were expected In the rase of the blowing up of th Times build ing in Los Angeles. Representative Underwood said at Washington that this extra session was to be essentially oue for revision cf the tariff. HEARING ON THURSDAY Lawyer Who May Defend Dr. Beebe Investigates Points of Case. Corry, Pa,, April 25. Attorney John B. Brooks of the law firm of Brooks k English of Erie, has been asked to de fend Dr. F. A. Beebe and Mfcs May Fieberllng, the managing physician und nurse of the Mlllburn sanitarium, on the charge brought against them by the country prosecutor that they were responsible for the death of Miss Loltle Dugan of Youngsvllle, as there suit of a criminal operation. Mr. Brooks has been In thla city investi gating points of the defense. He has liot decided to take up the case. Detectives for the commonwealth are said to have been busy looking in to the records of the Mlllburn hos pttal. They hnvc obtained the names and addresses of the patients and ot doctors who have sent persons to the sanitarium for treatment. It Is un derstood that tho prosecution Is work ing on the theory that the sanitarium hRd a doubtful reputation and that tho Dugan girl's case was only one of several, but the others did not result fatally. NEGRO'S HEAD IN SACK Brought In Package to Laundry Which Was Supposed to Contain Wash. Wilkes-Barre, Fa., April 35. Tha discovery of a negro's head in what was supposed to be a package of wash at the Diamond City laundry here yes terday morning caused a panic among the girls. Tho package was sent bv mistake. Nellie Morris was opening bundles. Taking tho paper from one she shook out a human head. With a shriek the fell In a swoon. The girls rushed to her, saw the head, and with a chor us of cries seized the unconscious girl and dashed out of the room, crying that a murder had been committed. Manager Davis found that the pack age came from White Haven. The collector explained on tho telephone that he had taken it from a physician's office In mistake for laundry. Tho head was returned to the physician. THE SCHWABS 50 YEARS WED Parents gf Steel Manufacturer Cele brate Day In Their Pennsyl vania Home. Loretto, Pa., April 25. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Schwab, parents of Charles M. Schwab, the steel manufacturer, celebrated tholr golden wedding an niversary at their home here yester day. Mr. Schwab is 70 years old; hhi wife is t'J. Bringing suitable gifts, children and grandchildren gathered for the occa sion and took dinner at the home. Spe cial services In Mr. and Mrs. Schwab's honor were held at St. Michael's church, Loretto, and many congratu latory messages were receive J, among them greetings from Andre-v Carne gie and cabled blessings and congrat uatlons from the pope. FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH: One Man Killed and Another Serious ly Hurt In Philadelphia. Philadelphia, April 25. One man was killed another probably fatally In jured when two motorcycles came Into collision on Broad street The sidewalks were crowded with promenades when the accident oc curred, and several women fainted when the machines crashed together. The dead man was George Bell, 24 years old. Ho wa9 riding northward on a new machine, when John Moxey, 25 years old, was riding In the oppo site direction. In attempting to avoid each other they became confused and1 the machines came together with a crash. 10,000 THREATEN TO STRIKE Mine Workers Declare Employers Do Not Live Up to Agreement. Wllkes-Barre. Pa., April 25. A ftrlke of ten thousand mine workers of the Pennsylvania Coal company was threatened yesterday. The men are employed at collieries In Pittston and vicinity. They say prices for rock work, for standing tim ber and for yardage are not paid ac cording to agreement nnd that they are "docked" more severely than the agreement allows. The mine workers at the Payne col liery, at Luzerne, went on strike yes terday, declaring they cannot make a fair day's wagac at the present rate. MEMORIAL ORATOR DIES TOO 6ervlcet In Which He Was to Have Figured Pay Tribute to Him. Easton, April 25. Gottard t.aubach, who was to have taken part In the an nual memorial exercises held yester day afternoon In Christ Lutheran church by Easton Lodge, No. 45, Ixyal Order of Moose, died suddenly in the morning and his name was added to the list of departed member on whom eulogies were delivered. The main ad dress was delivered by Assistant res trict Attorney Ash Seip. Towns as Rivals For Bryan. Colwyn, Pa., prll 25. Although neither knew of the other's pbns, Dar by and Colwyn, adjoining Dataware county boroughs, on the same day and in practically the same mail, sent In vlteMons to William Jennings Bryan to be the Fourth of July orator at their Independence Day celebrations.