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ESTABLISHED AUGUST 21, 1852.
Tho RoadlnB Malcos tho Groatoat
Deal in tho History of Flnancos,
DIFFICULT OF COMPREHENSION.
Tho Now Joraoy Oontral and Lo
hlch Valley Hailroada
NOW PUSS UNDER THE CONTROL
or tho KctMllt!?f Which in Absoluto
Muster of tho Aiithracito Coal Pro
ductlon--Tlio Dohnvaro & Lacka
wanna, Also Under Control--A Capi
tal ol% Six Hundred Million Dollars
Koprcscntcd and tho Earnings "Will
bo Utility Million Dollars Per Year.
President McLcod Now tho Kins of
New Yokk, 1'eb. 10.?The Now Joraoy
Central and tho Loliigh Valley railroads
havo passed under tho control of tho
Heading railro:dfipmpany. Tho Head
ing company }^irantee3 tho payment
of dividends up to 7 per cent on the
btock of both roads. Tho dividends it
id said will be on a sliding scale for sov
oral years. To secure tho guarantee tho
Heading company will put in trust se
curities enough to recover thodividenda
to be paid. The primary object in view
lias been to secure more economical
management in tho coal trade by avoid
ing expensive selling agencies and
heavy commissions, so that while coal
will not cost any moro to the consumers
tho coal producers and carriors can got
better results and secure profits by
saving expenses. Tho combination and
complex agreements heretofore mado
havo been generally found inadequate
to accomplish tho objects sought, as
the binding forco was insufficient.
. OFFICIAL STATEMENT.
The following statoment was furnished
the press this evening: Through the
greatest deal over made in tho history
of railroads, the Reading Railroad Com
pany will pay a dividend on it's stock
this year. The Reading Railroad Com
pany's net earnings will increase ?1,250,
OOU during the next twelve months. The
Heading Railroad Company now controls
by lease for 999 years tho Lehigh Valley
and tho Jersey'Central Railroads, and
ou February 23 the Delaware,. Lacka
wanna and Western will be controlled in
the interest of the Reading. TlTo Read
ing Railroad Company and its leased
lines now represents six hundred mil
lions of capital, and its earnings will
amount to $S0,000,000 por year.
This is tho greatest coup ever known
in corporation finances, beside which
the famous .South Pennsylvania and
Ueech Creek-West Shore cloal of 1SS5
pales to absoluto insignificance. Presi
dent idcLeod is to-day the king of rail
road financiQrs. The days of Reading's
financial ditlicultics are at an end, and
to-day there is no stronger railroad cor
poration. It controls 72 per cent of the
anthracite coal production, and here
after it is absoluto master of the situa
By this combination tho net receipts
for aiithracito coal will bo at least 25
cents per ton greater than during last
DIFFICULT OF COM PREHENSION*.
The result of this stupendous deal is
so far reaching as to be difficult of com
prehension. An agreement lias been
readied that will completely revolution
ize the old system and result in savings
to the company's interests in the min
ing of coal. The plan is to consolidate
the oilices and reduce the number of
otllcers and employes thus engaged ati
It can bo confidently statod that the
Lackawanna management will be so
changed as to bring its policy into en
tire accord with that ot the tripertito
alliance, and it will thereafter act in
close harmony with the Heading. This
coup oi President Mcleod's is the great
est in the history oi railroad", financier
ing, and makes the Heading as strong
a corporation as there is in tlio world.
A. FATAL CROSSING.
A rust Traill Hun* Down a Street Cur. i
Many Portion ? Injured. I
Chicago, Feb. 10.?Less than a month ;
ago a Pittsburgh, Fort* Wayim & Ohi-1
cago iast train, thundering down the ;
tracks on Stewart avenue, collided with |
and demolished a Forty-scveath street j
horse car, killing two young women and |
injuring several other passenger.-:. To
day the calamity was duplicated with
A street car was run down and de
molished at Stewart avenue and Thirty
just ssreet by a iast passenger train 111
hound on tho Fort \Vayno road. Of
twenty-four passengers in tho 3treot car
almost half were injured, several ser
iously and two probably fatally.
I'm names of tho injured are as fol
' lows: John My la n, And row Dar'dov,
'J}}!.\113 Strivinstry, Thomas Sclnnuz, K,
Vi'laril Metzgen, Julia Landlov, Mrs.
Lhen llannoii, Miss Ilannon, John
Move. Those who will probably dio
?j,1"0 Mr. Metzgen arid Julia Landlov.
-lie grade crossing systom is hold to be
tlie cause oi tho accident.
Ami still Another.
Chicago, Feb. 10.?A train of empty
cars, backing out. of a train shed, col
lided with a heavily loaded suburban
train this morning, and five passengers !
'?vere severely injured, and several oth
Cfs more or less bruised and cut.
llio most severolv injured are: D. K.
yoetor, A. N. Giige, E. Rosenheim, j
?Swift, Philip A. Leo. Ono ontiro j
Jj'Ie of the smoking enr was demolished,
l'!.? passougors boing buried under the
pile of debris. Mr, Proctor, one of the I
!ljost severely injured, is the inventor
oi tho "Proctor tower," one of tho sng
c'tsted attractions at tho "World's Fair.
Young Lady Killed.
^ u.uAMsi'OHT, Pa., Fob. 1Q.-?^liss
Wise Yoezt, of Priceburg, Pa., whilo
*ajkin?? up the Ashley Plane last night
. ll-s knocked down by a gondola car and
lja over by a train of cars, isho was
Jjrribiv mangled and died in a fow min
w*. she was twenty-two years oi age
0,a Prominent in society.
A HOIUUMiti ACCIDENT.
Two Young Girls Klllod on tlio Railroad
Spftfal Dispatch to the IntclUtjcnccr,
Cameiion, W. Va., Feb. 10,?Two girls,
Easiu mid Uoorgiana, aged respectively
fourteen and aixtoon years, daughters
of William Criswell, residing just woat
of Sliophord's tunnol, sovon miles west
of hore, met with u horrible death this
afternoon. They wero picking up coal
along the track of the Baltimore &
Ohio, and attempted to cross in front of
the west boundSvay train. Tlio younger
fell and her sister rushed to tlio rescuo,
waj struck and knocked ilown, and
died two hours afterward, whilo thp
younger was cut in two by the cruel
A DEMOCRATIC ISLUri'.
An Ohio Leglnlator Wants to Iuquiro Into
Sir. Sherman's Tltlo to liU Mont.
Spcclal Dbpctch to the IntclU'jaiccr. , .
Coi.i'jinus, Fob. 10.?Tho committeo
appointed to invostigato tho charges of
bribery against Representative l)augh
erty in tho senatorial contost aro pro
parine to begin proceedings on Friday.
No list lias yet been mado up, but it is
understood that Editor C. 0. Davis, of
tho l'otf, will be tho first person called
beforo tlio committee. It is thought
that it will not bo necessary to summon
The committee will remain in session
during tho weokly adjournment. Re
presentative Ilarsliberuer, tlio Democra
tic moniber from Shelby, attempted to
get back at tho Republicans by intro
ducing a resolution to-night asking that
Calvin S. llrice proceed in accordance
with the rules and regulations of tho
United States senate and causo inquiry
to bo mado as to tho legibility of Sen
ator Sherman to his seat. This is a
lniL'O Democratic bluff to offset tho
llrfcc resolution offered some timo since.
A Loss In Cincinnati Whloli Cannot Uo Re
placed 11 jr Money.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Fob. 10.?A lire
which in its destructiveness was tho
most fur reaching of any over boforo in
Cincinnati started, early this morning
in tho building occupiod by Mossra.
Ezekiel and Bemheim, auctioneers and
storage commission dealors, 011 tho east
sido of Main street. Tho liro pretty
thoroughly destroyed the portion occu
pied by Ezekiel and Bemheim and bad
ly wrecked tho portion of the building
occupied by tho American Oak Leather
Company. O11 Main street, south of
Ezekiel and Bernheim, is the Commer
cial National Bank. Tho losa in tho
two structures will bo about ?00,000.
In tho Ezekiel and Bernheim build
ing the goods consist of consignments
of goods from all parts of tho country
for sale. Among theso is a largo con
signment of valuable books from Bristol,
England, and a consignment of carved
furnituro from Komo, Italy. Tho stor
age department contained the house
hold goods of seventy-live families who
aro absent abroad. It also contained a
largo collection Of valuable paintings,
tho work of Mr. Henry Moreler, tho
' Mr. .Ezekiel said to-night that he
could not estimato tho value of tho
goods in store and consignments, but
lie said all the stores and tho basement
wero crowdcd. A rough oatimato of
the loss in tho auction and storage
building is $120,000. It is also estimated
that the losa of tlfo American Oak
1 Leather Company's stock is ?90,000.
BIG PIKE AT COLUMBUS.
A Hundred Thousand Dollar 131uzo at
Columbus, 0., Feb. 10.?Shortly "be
fore midnight fire was discovered in the
McCuno block, Gay aud High streets.
Tho firo originated in the basement of
Patterson & Merrill's wall paper store.
Tho block is in the business contrc of
the city and is occupied by McCoy
Bros, and Walcutt clothiers; Stetnor &
Joyce, music dealers; Faulkner's hat
store; Miss Scott, hair dresser, and a
building and loan association. The
upper story is occupied by Dun's mer
cantile agency and a number of busi
Tho remaining stories are occupied
by families aud roomers. Miss Cora
li'lair, a young woman, jumped from
the second story window and was fatal
ly injured. Loss about ?100,000. The
indications that tho adjoining struc
tures will also bum, arc good.
FROM PRISON TO PlilSOX.
Attempts to Lynch Jfegrocs .who arc
Charged with Robbery.
Tort Gijsox, Miss., Feb. 30.?Tho
most intense excitement has prevailed
for the past three (lays at Brandy wine,
in this county, over tho robbery of
Mrs. N. E. Cannon, by throe liogroes.
Two negro men were arrested by a
mob on Sunday, and banned until un
conscious. in an effort to extort con
fessions. Tlioy were afterwards lodged
in tho Martin jail, but woro brought
here yesterday morning for safe-keep
ing. Humors of a mob, 200 strong,
forming at Martin to storm tho jail, in
duced tho sheriff to convoy the priso
ners to .Vicksburg. Moro troublo is
MISS MITCHELL'S MARIUAGE.
Tho Daughter of tho Oregon Senator Mar
ries a Duke. _
Paris, Feb. 10.?The civil marriage
of the Dtiko Do La Rochefacauld and
Miss Mattio Mitchell took placo to-dqv
at tho Mairo of tho Seventh arondisse
The religious /ceremony will take
placo to-morrow at noon at tho church
of St. Clothilde. Tho ceremony to-day
was performed by tho doputy' mayor.
There wore only thirty persons present
including the lion. AVlutelaw W. Kcid,
tho American minister.
Southampton", Feb. 10.?Arrived?
Travc, Now York.
Uukmicx, Fob. 10.?Arrived?Olden
1'im.AUKi.i'iiiA, Feb. 10.?Arrived?
Xhw Yowc, Feb. 10.?Arrived?Ethi
An Englishman who recently visited
Boston professed to be surprised.by the
fact tln\t tlic men there uso ice-water in
FREE COINAGE BILL
To bo Forced Through tho Houso
Without Auy Dolay.
THE BLAND LAW IS REPORTED
And Now Comes (ho Tug of War-A
Resolution rassos to Investigate tl?e
Ptenslon Uuroau-A National Bank.
Kyi Debated, During Which
Speaker Crisp and Ex-Speaker Ueed
Have a Tflt-Tlio West Virginia Res
olution Goes Over in tho Semite.
Other Washington News.
Washington, 1). 0\, Fob. 10.?'Tho
most significant event in tho proceed
ing of tho houso to-day was tho roport.
of tho Bland froo coinago bill by tho
committco on coinage, weights and
inoasuros. Tho action indicates tho in
tention of the tree coinngo men to force
tho bill with all possible haste. Indeed,
Itcprosontativo IMorcc, Chairman Bland
and otlicr leaders of tho froo silver
movement in tho houso assort'that the
moasuro will ho pressed to a voto and
actually passed by the houso within tho
next sixty days.
In this event there is no doubt tho
senate will havo an opportunity of
passing upon tho Bland bill long boforo
tho dato of either of tho great national
TO.INVESTIGATE TUB PENSION BUREAU.
Mr. Catchings, of Mississippi, from
tho committco on rules, reported a
resolution for tho appointment of a
select committco of fivo members to in
vestigate the methods of business in tho
bureau of pensions, whether use has
been mode bv tho commissioner of his
oflicial position to promote his private
affairs, or tor partisan political purposes;
whether there has been discrimination
mado Jjetwccn applicants for pensions
or practicing attorneys; whether any of
tho clerks have taken advantago of
their position to mako profits, and
whether tho civil servico law has been
violated by tho commissioner. Mr.
Enloe, of Tennessee, offered an amend
ment extending the scope of tho inquiry
so as to include the methods followed
by tho board of pension appeals.
Tho amendment was agreed to, and
tho resolution as amended adopted.
Mr. Bland, of Missouri, from the com
mittco on coinage weights and measures,
reported the bill for the free coinage of
gold and silver for the issue of coinage.
Tho minority was given leave to iUo a
minority report not later than Monday
Mr. Bland wished the bill to be placed
upon tho calendar, but Mr. Dingley, of
Maine, made tho point that the bill
must inevitably involvo an expense
upon the treasury and should go to the
commitseo of the whole.
The speaker held tho matter in'aboy-*
ance stating that ho would examine the
rule upon the-subject.
NATIONAL HANKING BII.L.
Mr. Bacon, from the committee on
banking and currcncy, called up tho
bill for the better control and to pro
mote the safety of national banks.
Mr. J. D. ? Taylor, of Ohio, thought
that tho bill was wholly unnecessary.
?Mr. Walker, of Massachusetts, favor
ed the bill as providing safeguards
against improper borrowing froni the
banks. .Pending a demand for the pre
vious question, the morning hour ex
pired, the point of no quorum having
been made against the demand. This
gave rise to a little pleasant colloquy
between the speaker and Mr. Reed, of
Maine, the latter contending that no
business could bo transacted until a
quorum had appeared, and the speaker
taking the view .that the morning hour
having expired tho business pending in
it went over until to-morrow without
respect to a quorum. I
In the course ot tho colloquy the
speaker said that (with the greatest re
spect to the gentleman) the gentleman
was (lodging tho question; as lie had
been accustomed to do during the last
Congress. Tho laughter caused by this
remark was renewed when Mr. ftecd
smilingly suggested that complaint had
been mado against him because ho had
not dodged any question. The house
then wont into committee of tho whole
(Mr. Creary, oi Kentucky, in tho clmir) |
on tho military academy.
Messrs. Watson, of* Georgia, and
Compton, of North Dakota, opposed tho
appropriations mado in the bill. The .
committee rose and tho houso ad-1
In tlio Senate. ?
Washington, I). C., Feb. 10.?Mr.
Squire, from the eommitteo on public
buildings, reported a bill appropriating
$500,000 for a public building at Seattle,
Tho joint resolution as to tho pay
ment to tho state oi West Virginia of
her proportion oi the direct tax was
again taken up in tho morning hour
and after debate went over without
action. The bill providing for tho pub
lic printing and binding and the dis
tribution of public documents was then
taken up as tho unfinished business,
Tho clause authorizing the franking of
official matter gavo rise to some diffi
culty as to tho correct phraseology to
bo adopted and various suggestions
were made, finally it was fixed in,
these words: j
"Tho Vico President, members and |
members-elect of, delegates and dele
gates-elect to Congress, shall have* the
privilege of sending freo through tho ;
mailg and under their frank any mail I
matter to any government official."
Tho trill then went over without ac-.
tion till to-morrow.
Mr. Gorman presented tho creden
tials of his colleague, Mr. Gibson. Tho
oath of olfico was administered to linn
by the Vice President.
After a brief executive session the
senato adjourned till to-morrow.
Rlnnd Menus lUnlties.V
Washington, D. C., Feb. 10.?Mr.
Bland introduced the following resolu
tion to-day: .
"Resolved, That house bill No. 4,426,
for tho freo coinage of gold and silver,
for the issuo oi coin notes and for other
?loses, bo made the special order irn
iatelv after tho reading oi the jour
nal on Wednesday, February 17, .1802,
and that consideration thereof .bo con
tinued from day to day until dis
"That looks as if you meant to pro=s
the silver bill at all times," eaid an As
fn-nlm1 rcportor to tlio notoil
Mmmltloo1 "'?frC0 coln,,??
Blnn-V3' nrK'011 n" occn'i?nSi" said Mr.
Tho resolution was lefcrrod to tlio
Till-; WOOLEN' IIIIiIj,
A Sul)?liintlal Agrooiuolit Uouoliuil by tlio
Washington-,' D. C? Fob. 10?Tl.oro
ins boon a sbbstantial agreomont
readied by the wool and woolen Hpccial
committeo of tlio Democratic majority
of tlio liouso committeo on ways and
moans oij tlio provisions of tlio wool
,Bu.')8'P"''al reductions liavo
ufnHi.rm 111 c,',"ty 011 ,vool(!n man
2' ? proposed by tlio bill as intro
i[r' Sprinpor. Tbo ml valer
ic n-imi ? i ;y?olo? manufactures of
?,,IS t10 n ^ cloths, dross Roods,
u,XrV> v -?v?ol?", F?od? imposed
under tlio Wclvinloy law, and which
rates woro loft tinchniiged by tlio
;-I'"'igor bill, have been cut" down
w horover in excoss of 40 por cont, and
o a\crago rato of duty proposed by
? 011 w.0o,on manufactures is
abouto por cont bolow the uniform rato
of 40 por cent llxed by tlio Mills bill.
:am irSnSat0ry tIlU.ias' ot' c0"?.
Z ,h}> \l fr,as r;uv woo> is '"ado freo,
vnr ?i,rr^?,nt l1,01, pound and per
\ard duties will be abolished if tlio bill
Tlio Claml mil Dccldoil ruvornbly liy tho
Comiulttoo in SuhhIoii.
W^iun-otto, D. c? Fob. 10.?Tho
Jiland free silver coinago bill was to-day
ordered roported to tho house, with tho
recommendation of tho majority of tlio
eonnnittoo on coinage, weights and
measures that it do puss. Tlio bill was
carried through tho committeo bv tlio
generally expected majority of S to 5
coll}ago men are Messrs. Bland,
11 iiliuilll;. of Illimitu. I."I........ T>_i .
i-?loiv.eiiruau, oi jno
braska, and Barttno. Tho unti-freo
coinage committeo membersaro Messrs
JS' )Vpll:UnR', Ti',vIor' of Illinois
oHforth iSkcSaf nt"a' "nd J?h"SOn'
The bill agreed npon ifi substance
?tth!v?3 l}10 fr?? coina*? of silver
.it tii6 present standard of 412-5 "riin<;
to the dollar, for tho retirement'of gold
? siher certificates and treasury
!. nm'.'Ti "lc'S3UU o' coin certificates
i'J f'1 tl!ur1<;oi. and that as soon us
I ranco shall open her mints to free
coinage at the present ratio of 15.V to 1,
J}'?/1 resident shali make proclamation
ri. ; 1 .u",ted Mates adopt that stan
dard, and thereafter tho silver dollar
shall consist of 400 grains, and the pres
ent silver dollars shall as fast as possi
ble bo re-coined.
Counsel Cc>W.1?, of ,h0 & 0 Ar
tiiat tho BUI is UncojiHtitntionnl. '
W.*sinxGTO.v, D. C., Feb. lO.-Tho son-"
ate committoo on inter-state commcrco
to-day heard further arguments upon
tho pending Cullom bill to amend tho
inter-state commerce bill so as to clothe
I ho commission's decisions with judicial
forco and otherwise make its provisions
more stringent. ,T. K. Cowan, general
counsel oi tlio Baltimore & Ohio Rail
road Company, was tho first speaker.
JIo made a lone argument to show that
tho bill was unconstitutional, and in
th^tE ? f -"s a,rR.",ment lio asserted
that the doctrine laid down by the su-1
pomei court was that what is laid down
t?o? ^ ? ls a judicial ques
tion which cannot bo determined by a
legislature or by anybody except a court1
of justice. l,y no form or device could
Congress tako away from tho court tho
determination of that question. Tho
commission was not a court, vot tho i
bill proposed to devolve judicial func-1
tions upon it -
BLAINE NAILS A LIE.
No Truth in tho Story That Ho Will Itcslgn
from tho Cabin ot.
Washington, D. C., Feb. 10.?Secre
tary Blaino's attention was called this
morning to a story telegraphed from
"Washington last night, and printed in
some papers to-day,"that lie will shortly
retire from the cabinet.
Mr. Blaino promptly and emphatic
ally said: "Tho story is false. There
is not a word of truth in it."
"These stories aro being circulated by
idle persons who have nothing better to
do, and I ask you to. deny them in tho
most posit it o terms. This statement is 1
an infernal lie." ~
Questioned n3 to other rumored
changes in tho cabinet Mr.Blaino said:
"I do not know anything about them.
I suppose theso rumors are started by
tho same men who set afloat the one
about me. There seems to bono mere
foundation for them."
A CORDIAL INVITATION
I'mm Chlca^oana to Cougro3amcn to Visit
. tho Cl:y and Inspect tho World's Fair
1! ul lrii tig*.
Washington*, D. C., Feb. 10.?Tho
Hon. A. T. Ewing, chairman of tho Chi
cago citizens' committee,'has arrived in
this city as tho personal bearer of the
invitations which read as follows: "Tho
citizens of Chicago havo tho honor to
invito tho senators and representatives
in Congress to visit tho city of Chicago
on Monday, the 22(1 day of February,
1SS2, to^exaraine tho work now in pro
gress for the World's Columbian Expo
sition, authorized by act of Congress
and approved April -'5, 18S0."
A similar invitation has been issued
to tho press representatives at tho na
tional capital and includes every news
paper man whoso standing "entitles
him to admission to the press gallorics
of tho two houses of Congress.
Washington*, D. C., Feb. 10.?Tho
President to-day Eont to the senate the
Walter II. Sanborn, of Minnesota,
United Slates circuit judge for the
Joseph Butthigton, United Stales dis
trict jtidgo for tho Western district oi
John II. Burford, associato jiutico of
tho Buproinc court of Oklahoma.
. Iron Wot-fts AxKlgn.
Lexington, Va., Feb. 10.?Tho Rarig
iron works, of Buona Vista, Va.. made
an assignment to-day with liabilities at
HELD THEM AT BUY.
Ex-Marshtil Haggorty, of Manning
ton, and H1b Platols.
HE SHOOTS RT HIS SUCCESSOR,
Frank limit, mid Defies n l'osso of
Twenty-live Cltlr.eti8?A Narrow 12s
capo from Illoodslicil?AIjUtlo Mori!
(mil tho Marlon Comity Oil City
Would llnvn IScen the Scono of ft
Tcrrlblo Trngedy-HnBgcrly Holds
iiscsi011 ot 111m llouso Until Morn
In;; and Then Surrenders Himself.
t'jHcUl VitixUch lo the Intclltocnar.
Maxninqton, W. Va.? Fob. 10.?John
W. Ilaggerty, who, up to a tow weeks
ago, serveil this town as sergeant, has
again figured n" unpleasant light,
as indicated in tho roport in this
morning's Intcluoskcsr* Haggorty
was diseiiarged from office for causo
and Frank Hunter appointed in
liia stead. On Tuesday ovening lie be
gan his work ot vengeance by attempt
ing toshoot his successor. This bo in
consed tho good citizens that attor ho
had locked himself in his homo to es
capo arrest, a largo posso was formed
and an attempt mndo to gain an en
trance, but Ilaggerty was ready for
them and tho constablo who had tlio
warrant was afraid to knock in tho
Tho sccno presented on tho outside of
the iiotiso was wild and woolly. Tho
posso numbered about twenty-live, and
each man carried a revolver in his band,
which glistened threatingly in' tho light
of a neighboring natural gas torch.
Had tho door beon broken open or a
shot lired bloodshed !ind death would
have surely followed.' If Ilaggerty had
fired a shot he would liavo been so
riddled with bullets that iiis body would
not have made a docont wator liltor.
To-day's Jlannington Times has tho
following: "Tlio town was turned up
side down with excitement Tuesday
evening over an attempt mado by ox
Sergeant John W. Haggertv upon tho
life of tho nowly appointed sergeant,
Frank D. Hunter. Itappears that Ilag
gerty was nourishing a revolver in front
of the B. & 0. depot, and when Hunter
went to him andtold him to putitinhis
pocket lie called Hunter aside from the
crowd as if to speak to him. Leading
the way, Hnggerty went to tho door oi
bis house, a few feet distant, and turn
ing sharply, fired point blank at Hunter,
who was only about six feet away. Tho
bullet barely missed its mark, going so
close to Hunter's iiead that the powder
burned bis face. As soon as ho could
recover from the blinding flash Hunter
drew liis-weapon and fired, but Haggerty
bad just stopped inside and closed the
door as tho ball buried itself in the cas
"Hunter then swore out a warrant
charging Haggerty with shooting with
intent lo kill, and tho warrant was
placed in /tlio hands of Constablo
Hough. Hough mot his man on tho
depot platform, and, after reading the
warrant to him, placed him under ar
rest. Haggerty asked to go to tho
house on soiuo pretense, and, as the con
stablo went with him, ho slammed tho
door in his face, practically placing
himself beyond interference. Hough
then gathered a posso to force an ar
rest, but as Ilaggerty was well armed
with n double-barrelled shotgun and
tworovolvors it was rather a dangerous
undertaking. After figuring around for
some time common sense prevailed and
it was decided to let him hold tho fori
until morning. This morning ho went
beforo Squire Christy and waived an ex
amination and gavo bond in $500 to
answer an indictment beforo court."
THE INDIAN' TROUBLE.
It Was Caused by ltcdsklnft Killing Cattle.
All Quiot Now. ?
Cooijdge, N.M.,Feb. 10.?'Tho trouble
between tho Navajo Indians and tho
cattle men arose on account of rcnogado
Indians killing cattle. Chief Mariano
was requested to remove tho Indians.
This was granted, but Tuosday threo
Indians were found coining down the
trail toward Chavez and tlio cowboys
ordered them back. They started, and
on tho bluff built a signal lire.
Some forty renegade Indians camo to
their assistance in defiance of tho cow
boys and-their promiso not to trespass.
Tho'ro were no cowboys at Chavez at
the time, but the Indians claimed that
their camp had been burned by cow
boys and they were eoing to got even.
Th'o Indians threatened to burn a San
Antonio ranch occupied by a cattleman
named G'oddington. llarrv Codv,
mother and two men wore at tno ranch.
Fifteen armed cowboys immediately
left for tho ranch, whicli is fifteen
miles distant, arriving at 9 p. 111. But
all was quiet. The cowboys remained
at the ranch till noon to-day, but could
discover no Indians.
Lieutenant Wallace, of troop IT, cav
alry, and ten men from FocJ, Wingato
with pack mules, passed Coolidgo on
their way to San Antonio ranch, with
orders to remain there several days and
bo ready, to quell any hostilities on the
part of tho Indians. This ovoning
everything is quiet at and in the vicin
ity of Chavez.
Dr. 6. N. Stoddard Dead.
Woostku, 0., Feb. 10,-rDr. 0. N. Stod
dard, professor of natural sciences in
Wooster University, died suddenly at
3 o'clock this morning. IIo was eighty
years old. IIo had boon at Wooster
University since 1370. For a long time
ho was professor oi natural sciences at
Miami University, at Oxford, OJiio.
Professor Stoddard had among his
pupils at Miami University President/
Harrison, Secretary Noble, Hon. "White
law Keid and Senator Brico.
.?WcDonnld Oil Field.
Pittsburgh, Pa., Feb. 10.-?TJio esti
mated production oi tho McDonald
ilold yesterday was 31,obo barrels. The
usual decline of SCO barrels was also re-1
ported. Tho production is coming
down on this decline 500 barrels a day.
The Siatersville field, in Monroe county,
Ohio, which -is chiefly remarkable for
the vast quantities of salt water it
produces, is still talked about as the
coming pool. It has occasional visitors
but the stampede of operators to the
"dark hills" of Monroe is over.
A National Convention rropouuil?Klcc*
tlon of Ollloer*.
Columboo, Ohio, Vob. 10.?At a moot
ing of tho United Mino Workors to-day
tho committoo 011 rosoliitiona reported
tho advisability of calling a national
convention (or tho adjustment of wages
and other roforms. Xo action was
A resolution to tako special stops
to organlzo Illinois moro olTectivoiy waa
referred to the oxocutivo board. A
long debate followed a resolution to
amend tho constitution so that tlio
popular system of voting bo used in tho
election of oliicoru and that all im
portant questions bo reforred to tho
local assemblies, and it was adopted.
With the idea of shutting out polit
ical wiro-pulliug, a resolution was rec
ommended that no officer shall bccomo
a candidato for any political office unless
ho immediately resigns his ottico in tho
organization, nor shall ho tako any part
in a political canvass, nnd in caso ho
fails to resign ho shall forfeit tho officc.
Tills was tabled.
Tho committeo on officora' salaries re
ported us follows: I'residont, $1,500;
vice president, ?1,000; secretary-treas
urer, ?1,000; oxocutivo board, $3 a day
and expenses wliilo employed. Tho
clmngo of salary was necessary in order
to get John Mcllride to accept tho nom
ination as president, which ho agreed
to do. Hon. John Mcllride, Commis
sioner of Labor of Ohio, was elected
president; 1'. If. l'enna, of Indiana,
vico president, and Patrick McBrido, of
Pennsylvania, secretary-treasurer. Tho
convention ndjournod to to-morrow,
when tho election of officers will ba
A BOLD ROBBERY,
But tho llobbor la Caught With tho Booty
Just in Tiino.
St. Louis, Feb. 10.?A romarkably
daring attempt at highway robbery was
mako here this morning by a restaurant
waiter, Goorgo McKinsloy by name,
llo was riding south on tho Broadway
lino, sitting oppositevl'aymastcr Hobort
D. Jennings, of tho line, who had just
drawn from tho bank something over
?4,500, tho road's pay roll. Jennings
sat with tho money in a valiso between
his feet. ' His attention having
beon suddenly distractcd ho
turned his back only to ste McKinsley
disappearing out tlio rear door of tho
car with tho valiso. Jennings sprang
after him, and with others on tho cars
and on tho street pursued tho thief.
Archibald Brtincr caught up with tho
thief only to be savagely cut in tho sido
by McKinsley, who drew a dirk. Brnner
sank to tho sidewalk weak and faint,
but managed to draw a pistol and <iro
at the ileeing man. He winged him and
McKinsloy was soon under arrest and
that without a policeman. Neither
wounded? men is dangerously hurt.
Overman court martial.
Tho Testimony All - in?Overman in Ills
. Own ISchulf.
Cleveland, O., Feb. 10.?The taking
of testimony in tho Overman court mar
tial ended to-day, and to-morrow will ba
occupied by tho counsel in summing up
tho ovidcnce. Major Overman was
practically tho only witness for tho de
fense, and to-day ho was subjected to a
searching cross examination by Captain
Myrick, tho judgo advocate.
Major Overman admitted that ho had
written tho letters demandin" monies
from contractors, but that no record
of such lotters havo been kept in ilia
office. Ho said his private lettor book
would show copies of tlio lettors, but
that book could not bo found, having
been lost or destroyed by his successor.
? I'nttison's liibcl Suit. ?
Philadelphia, Feb. 10.?To-day had
been fixed for tho trial beforo Judgo
Fell, in quarter sessions 3STo. 2, of tho
ense of "William F. Jordan and J. .T.
McLaurin, editors and proprietors of
the Harrisburg Call, charged by Gov.
Fattison with publishing a libel against
him on October 27, 2800, but on motion
of counsel the matter went over in
definitely. Mr. Warwick, counsel for
the defense, asked for a postponement
of tho trial on tho ground that Mr. Mo
Laurin was confined to his bed suffering
from tho grip.
Muyor "Wyman'B Trial.
PiTTSBDiian, Pa., Fob. 10.?Tho trinl
of Mayor James G. Wymnn, of Allo
ghony, for extortion, was resumed this
morning. Tho courtroom was crowilod,
as usual. The greater part of tho morn
ing was taken up by tho counsel in dis
cussion of tho points and it was 11
o'clock when the address to tho jury
Tho case went to the jury to-night
and court adjourned until to-morrow.
A Legislator Drowns litiiisi-lf.
J[t. IIoi.i.y, X. J., l"ob. 10.?Whilo
suffering from an attack of tho grip,
Assemblyman A. Harry White eluded
tho' vigilanco of his nurso, and, eacap
ing from bis home near remberton,
drowned himself in a stream a short
distance from the house. It is sup
posed ho was mentally deranged at tho
lime, lie was twenty-four years old, a
Democrat, and was twico elected to the
Illinois Stool Company.
Chicago, Feb. 10.?Tho annual moot
ing of tho Illinois Steel Company was
held hero to-day. The old board of di
rectors was re-clcctod except O. V. Pot
ter, who declined a re-election, and
Kouert Forsytho was chosen to fill tho
vacancy. Tho officers wero ro-olcctod.
Tho capital stock of tho company was
increased from $25,000,000 to $50,000,000.
Klllotl l>y n Train.
? Ai.toona, Pa., Fob. 10.?GoorgoHoup,
nged twenty-six, a resident of Tyrono,
wac struck by a train and fatally in
jured at that placo this morning. Ono
arm was torn off and his skull was frac
"Wonthcr Fopocaat for To-day.
For West Virginia, generally fair, winda
shifting lo colder west.
For western Pennsylvania, cloudy wcalher.
with rain or snow, increasing sontInvest winds:
eolder; Thursday night colder, with local snows
For Ohio, threatening weather with snow, ex
cept fair In extreme south portion; winds shift
ing to colder and generally fair Friday.
as furnished by C. Sciinkm% druggist, corner
.Market and tourtcenth btroets.
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1- ^ ??? 42 i Weather?Fair.