ESTABLISHED AUGUST 24, 1852. WHEELING, W. VA.( TUHSDAf, FEBRUARY 1-8, 189G. VOLUME XLIV?NUMBER 152.
' NOT A FRIEND
On Either Side of Congress II"
HE IS EVEN MORE UNPOPliLAl
Than the President Himself Wjtl
Both the Parties.
? nfnitirirutT ivrmrv
MOSi SHiHUWAKl l.\UULit
Ore am hi (he Houie- A Cabinet Ofllci
Whou Conr?r Han I'liwl Him in Con
(enipt?Senntor Davis Delivers nn Ab
1 SpNth In Support or the Monroe Do<
I trine?He Spruit* to Kiill ( allrrlrn nmt
tiood AttfinUnce of Senators ? Oth?
UMhldf ton News.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Fob. 17.?'Th
ocrricultural appropriation bill occuple
the attention of the house* to-day. j
KTcat deal of criticism of Sesretar
Morton was indulged in on both side
of the political aisle, but. as on SatUt
day. no one arose to his defense. A
last Mr. Pearson, of North Caroltm
arose and asked If there was not som
member. Democrat, Populist or Reput
lican, who would raise a; voice in his dc
fense. He was Rreetad with a chorus c
"noes" from allsides of the house.
Tho omission in the bill of a provls
ion for a oblef clerk of the bureau c
animal lndustcy at a salary of $2,004
tuhieh was mode upon the secretary'
recommendation, lea to the Inslnuatlo
that the secretary wanted to leglslat
out of office P. P. Lysle, a free alive
Democrat from Missouri, the preset
incumbent, who was appointed on th
recommendation of the Missouri eer
atom and It was Intimated that Sec
retary Morton's action waa p.n attemr
to retaliate upon Senator Vert for th
Jotter's attack upon him in the Sena*
about two weeks ago.
An amendment* was pending: whe
the house adjourned making mands
tory the execution of the provision-1
the bill for the distribution- of seed. ]
ia understood that Mr. Cousins, c
Iowa,^vtlI to-morrow offer an amend
meat directing the secretary of th
treasury to- with old the payment <
Secretary Morton's salary until thl
provision waa executed. An amend
merit appropriating 142,360 for a no
edition of the "horse book" was adopt
ed. Before the bill was taken up tt
senate amendments to the urgent dt
flclency bill were non-concurred In an
a bill was passed for the examlnatio
ail-classification of landa in the rat
road grants in California
THE MOSBOK DOCTHIHg.
Senator Davis Deliver* an Eloqnei
SpeMb In Httpport of ft In ffie Ncuatr.
WASHINGTON. D. C., Fob. 17.-Tli
speech of Senator Davis, of Mlrmesoti
supporting the resolution of which h
Is the author, enunciating the policy <
the United States on the Monroe dcx
trine, vu the event of to-day In th
senate. There was added Interest an
significance in Mr. Davis' utterance e
his resolution voioed the sentiments <
a majority of the senate committee o
foreign relations, of which he is a men
ber. The public interest in the ?ubje<
was evidenced by crowded galleriei
the attendance being greater than i
my time sine? the vote on the ailvt
Mr. Davis spoke for ?wo hours, an
was accorded close attention through
out. The language was temperate an
conservative, and was not the radlca
utterance some had anticipated. M
Davis spoke with gratification of tli
reports coming from across the Atlar
tlo that a settlement of the Venezuela
trouble was likely to be effected, y<
the senator declared with emphasl
that the American people would new
endon?t? a settlement based on concej
stons of any feature of the Monroe do<
trine. While minimizing the posslbll!
ties of war. the senator Raid that
firm and explicit announcement of 01
policy to resist European encroach
ments would give the surest guarant
Mr. Davtn* Hprcch.
"It is a matter of common observn
tlon," said Mr. Davis In beginnlm
that each year our foreign relation
Increase in difficulty, complexity an
Importance. This results from th
iCT-owth of our nation and to the ier
dency of the times to bring togethf
nations In social and commercial Intei
course." It wan this tendency, sal
the senator, which explained the fa<
that the United States was Invojved I
more difficulties with Ureal Urital
than with all othor countries combine*
He was glad to know, however, thr
th> last month had brought sow
amelioration of the Immediate dlff!
culty to which the attention of th
country had been given. If these ne<
conditions were founded on the Moure
doctrine than they would receive tli
warmest approval nf th<- Amrrloan pec
pie, but if mey invoked any concenslo
of the principles laid down by Pre?;
dent Monroe, then the peopl" of th!
country would visit upon sueh con
cession their condemnation and dlsuj
Mr. Davis said that ns be und^rstoo
the Monroe doctrlm* It wnn a p. arsci
tlon by the United States that It won I
regard as an infringement any ntterr.j
by an European power tr* take or ac
qulr?? any ww or mlimionn) t-nl?"i
on the American continent, or an
tidnnds adjacent thereto. or. any rlgli
of sovereignty or dominion In th?- yam
and that such Infringement will I
deemed danirerous to the pence n?
safety of the United Btates
The i?**nator reviewed ?t Ion ft It (I
condition existing In Kurop?* ut tu<- tin,
of the enunciation of the Monroe doi
trine. Iir- did not view the course <
the Tlrltlnh statesman Canning, v.h
favored tho doctrine, nu Inspired !
love for thin country. It wan a n."
In behalf of Brl tilth trade. th*-ri beglr
nlng to expand th?* world over.
Wlint It .Itrniu.
Speaking of the criticism that peixl
lng resolutions contemplated a pr<
tectornte over flout h American cour
tries, Mr. L?avl? said It would hear i
ouch oonxtructlon. nor would It l?rln
about such results. It tuiggented i,
guardlannblp over southern oountri'-;
None of them won relieved from tf
chastisement of war by a foreign eoui
try, the only condition being that let
rltorlal extension shall not result fror
Huch war. There was nothing new <
novel in tho spirit of this doctrine, pr
eeeded the senator. It WaM recognlue
and enforced by Kuropcuu govern
merits, and Turkey offered a mark*
IriMtance of the nuituul agreement I
i-Train from territorial extension In tb
Mr. Davis referred to the statemer
of Lord Hailaburjr that the Monro
doctrine is not based on any cannon
of international law, and tho senator
Insisted that tho right resided In any
nation to interfere In the affairs of an?
other statu when conditions arose duna
serous to Its peaco ami safetv. This /
was a recognixed principle of international
law. upheld by eminent English
authorities from whom tho senator
[> Taking up the islands of Cuba and f
lx Hawaii. Mr. Davis showed the consist- v
ent and persistent course of the United
States in applying the spirit nf tho
1 doctrine to those inlands. It had been C
invoked In the caso of Cuba whenever
England or France had sought a foothold
_ The rest of the day was given to the ,
1 military academy appropriation which J
*f??a unrinr illHcutidhm when tho donate
,r The - ?position of Mr. Vilas to In- i
crease the credit appointments bv two
l" from each state, an aggregate of IK),
it, brought out much debate, tho prevailing
sentiment being: favorable to the
When the military academy approprlatjon
bill was taken up, Mr. Vilas.
(Dem., Wis.), offered an amendment
Increasing the number of cadet appointments
by itwo at large from each
state, an aggregate of nlnoty. This
0 was supported by Mr. Vilas, Mr. Ilawd
ley. Mr Klklns and Mr. Troetor.
. Mr.'Gordon, (Dom., Ga.), spoke elo- ,
quently of one need of a "citizen solV
dlery," and In this connection urged
? that the recent rumbles of war should
.. warn the country 10 be ready. Tho <
people are hopJng and praying for
1 pence between this country and Groat
u Britain, but this would be more cf- 1
o feotlve If It were backed by power. I
In view of General Gordon's service
during- t^e civil war, his reference to
'' his military training, "not In an acad>f
emy, but In the stern experience of the
Held." attracted marked attention. He
spoke of -the great conflict, the bloodlest
In history and of the happy obllt f
eratlon of Its tierce animosities. As
j. a matter of safety against foreign con- 1
11 lets and domestic violence this proposed
enlargement of the trained miln
l&ary force of the'country met with the
e senator'* heaTty approval.
>r The amendment vram not disposed of I
. when at 5:35 p. m. the senate adjourned
lx until to-morrow.
e ? 1
i- BUSINESB PB0BLEM8,
'' Iteporton the Bill for the Appointment of
O WASHINGTON, D. C., Feb. 37.?The
0 Phillips bll for the appolnment of a
non-partisan commission to collate lnn
formation and to consider and recoml"
mend legislation to mcert the problems
n presented by labor, agriculture and
It capital, haa been reported to the house. ,
* Accompanying the bill Is a long report
!- which enys among other things that
0 the commission la designed also to ben
eflt the business men. The disturbed <
1 condition of affairs haa entailed great t
8 loss upon the business community. ,
I- The loss of $34,000,000 In six years to
~ the employers of labor as shown in 1
( tables presented by the report. Is, It i
says, but a fractional part of that sus- .
10 talned by transporters, merchants and
. others engaged In business pursuits. 1
. Business men have and will continue 1
a to suffer great depressions in value <
n and increasing looses unless a better
[. adjustment is made. Business men
need and business Interests require, the I
roport concludes, a Just and more satis- }
factors' settlement of differcnoes with .
those with whom they deal and upon
il wnuee iauor ana prvimcw hucitbmui
business must depend. The better
labor la protected in all its rights tho
'* better will be the security for earnings.
c TERBELL SUCCEEDS
>f In Getting Fair Treatment fbr Mlulontry
J "WASHINGTON. D. C., Feb. 17.-Tbe
ia state department has received a report
>f by cable from Minister Terrell, at Con"
atantlnoplc. In rcfcrence to the case of
.? the American missionary. Knapp. who
Si was arreted at Bltlls by the Turkish
t? authorities on a charge of inciting reiT
hellion*' on the evidence of certain Armenians
who are now in prison,
j Mr. Terrell cables Secretary Olney
that he htw? secured a suspension of
,1 proceeulngs against the missionary,
and a safe conduct for him whenever
r the mountains can be crossed to Con,e
stnntlnople, where the minister himself
will examine Into the case.
n Mr. Knapp will bring with him three
t women and Ave children. When news
jg of Knapp's arrest came to Mr. Terrell
,r he demanded that he be either released
or that he (Terrell) be permitted to try
wm, ana nis camegram lnnio&tc* mat
i? ho has succeeded in his purpose of reft
moving the case from the Turkish ofllir
y Thr All-Important Letter.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 17.-Secretary
Carlisle has written to some of his
friends in the Kentucy legislature a
letter on the pending senatorial contest
is in that body. The letter was written
il and mailed this morning, but the eontents
will not bo made public except
throught the parties to whom it was
,i A JOINT CONFERENCE
rj Of Tlirrr \ntloiml trnlona to Until
t] 1 Ntrrngth.
J. PITTSBURGH, Fefc. 17.?A consulL*
taitlon of <he leaders of the three great
glass workers' organteatlo-ns was held
0 at the office of President William J.
iv Smith, of the American Fllrot Gloss
?} Workers' UnJon. President Simon, of
i" the Window Glnss Workers' Aiwroclathin,
amd President Joseph l>. Tro<h,
n of the National Green Hottle League,
I- were present an the conference. "Jjwai?
ny" Hays, vice president of the latter
i- orjTO.nJz.fUon, ami sevral other leading
?- members were also In attendance.
The story t'ha* ithe object was to
?*- bring about a consolidation of all the
three glass oRsocfci-Uonn, Which has
?i been told r,o repeatedly, is denied. Prta>t
blent Smith, of the Flints, said -to a reporter
f"r the Chroitfclc-Telegraph:
"We only met to devJso ways and
means to strengthen t?he three unions
't In Mhe gus belt In Indln^ui. There are
some non-union factories In nil lines
In the west, and we want everybody
1 orga.M7.cd. There I* nothing In the talk
of amalgamating the three asaocvi/tlo:i*
which fins been sprung on the public
for several y?ir?.*'
ilrlotr Zero lit Sew York.
1 NEW YOUK, Feb. 17.?A cold wave
of unusual Hevcrlty lias spread over
Uilrt section. In this city the mercury
I ;M<Jlca*e<l l?.U* nsgrew ui-iwwr r.cru iii a
i o'clock thin morn Iff. -thi* coldciit record* '
' J b?>ro fdnce tho eutabllahemont of tho
wo.ither bureau. At garanac Jake* the
temperature won 4f> doffree* below r.ero.
:lie lowest ever recorded there. At
' < l<*ne?ee tho fall nine* flaturday noon
1 | wan Co decree*, belnff IS below 7.?ro
" , to-dny. Iloffton nnd other New Knff
j Imtl also report very cold woa|
l her. __
| Thr Cold In Ohio*
CLHJVEIiA.VD, (I, Fob. I7.-f>tirlnr
the twenty-four tioura ?ndlnf? nt 7
o'clock tWii rnornlnff. the tempera tun-I
dropped luwjty-flvo decrees. At the
i latter hr/nr the mercury a-t the weather
I bureau offlr- reijlvh -red I below. Itel
ortu from vartaiiM point* hi Northern
< Ohio *how that extremely cold weather
prevails, rm?Klrjtf from 2 <0 8 below,
it and Ihmt inuoh Hufforltig exists an n reuult
of tho sudden fall In temperature. I
it u Troy Slilrt Factory, KHcil
With Sowing Girls.
lARELESS ACTION OF A BOY
Causes a Fearful Panic and Loss oi
NDESCRIBABLE SCENES OCCUR.
Vomcn I.eup From the Fifth mid glxtli ?
Ntortm of Untitling, mid Air Dulled to
Death orTerrlbly Injured?Three Hundred
and Fifty IleliiirM Our* Caught hy
the Flame*?Paulo Prevents the U*e of
FJre K?cuj>r? ? llrave Firemen llmene
The Dead Up to 11 O'clock.
Mrs. Margaret Carroll, Jumped from
Mrs. Foley, Jumped from window.
Mrs. Robert Kune, Jumped from winlow.
Many more are thought to be In the
uina, ajitl the death lint may. reach
Mamie Day, Jumped and badly hurt.
Annette Harrington, badly, burned.
Lillian Oathout, burned.
Mamie Rourke, burned.
Lillian Krelger, burned and badly
James Qulnn, under wall, will die.
Mrs. Johnston, badly burned, will die.
Frank Roesl, Italian, bruised by
Policeman Burke, bruised by falling
Policeman Waitaon, bruised by tailing
Fireman McGulre, bruised by falling
Lottie iiuii, severely uumeu.
Nellie Hull, badly bruised.
JUlifluf? and Probably Driul.
TROY, N. V., Feb. 17.-A smftll boy
;areles8ly throwing a match Into a pile
>f oily waste, a blasting mass of names,
tOO girls and women frenzied with
fright, fighting for life as though the
lames chased them with hungry
ongues, was the beginning of a fire tonight
that consumed thousands of dolars'
worth of property and caused the
lestruotlon of many lives.
From the ontisde of tho high building
tho first notice of impending dlsastos
vas the sight of a body of girls as they
*u shed .put on the, Arc escapes from tb a
windows, those who were more fortunate
crowding out the entrance. Folowlng-them
wtu a mass of smoko with
lashes of hot flame In lurid streams,
rhen the mass of frezied humanity,
Jndlng the egresses too small for in tant
escape, began climbing over the J
ildes of the escapes, and bundles of i
slothing filled with writhing humanity
" "* 11? llAt-rlflurl I
jropprq m uiir ?ww ui
)asflera-l>y. Within twenty minute* t
ifter the flte started there were three t
lead women laid upon the lloor of an t
idjolnlng store and ut least a dozen ?
turned and maimed girls and women 1
Aken to the hospital or to their homes. 1
Of the 350 girls and women in the i
julldlng, it Is presumed that at least t
i half dozen ar? Jn the rulna, (or It Is
mposslble to locate all, and the number, 1
Ixed at a late writing as twenty, may
It was Juat thirty minutes before cloang
hours In Stetthelmers & Co.'s shirt <
ivalst factory, on River street, and the ,
150 girls and women were working rapdly
to finish up. In the cutting room, 8
)n the fifth floor, the 150 girls were (
iloalng up theJr day's assignments and i
preparing to leave when the whistle t
ilew. Llllle Krelger. who was working j
lear a machine, called to a small boy 1
.0 light the gas over her work. The t
boy struck a match and threw the
turning stub on the floor.
Tlie Fire Start*.
It struck a pile of oily rags and in an 1
instant the girl was enveloped in
names. With her clothes and hair .
jurnlng she rushed to the window and (1
n an Instant the room became a strug- c
?linK, shrieking mass of humanity, fill- j|
ng the windows, the fire escapes and
he only stairway. Jamming and push- r
rue. tmrltiir ouch other's clothca from ?
heir backs, turning In narrow corrllors
to llnd a winter or mother or friend,
the number In the exits augmented
jvery minute by those from the other
lloors, these girls and women fought
'or their lives to Ret away from the flery
lames that seemed to grow to monitrouH
With rare presnce of mind, rnllcemnn
Parrel J, who was on the street, seeing
hat In the panic a number were liable
:o Jump, let down the awning over the
entrance. Rarely was It down when
wo or three forms camo Hying down
'rom the fifth and sixth stories, and
jouncing from the awning, fell to the
Llllle Krelger, over whose machine
he llr?? started, was one of these. She
Struck the awning, fell on her back and
jounced to her hands and knees on the
Talk. She got up and staggered about
until the people helped her to her foot '
iguln. Ily this time mnirly every win- 6
low had a female form dangling from ?
t and when the tlremini arrived there \
van ft bustle to get the ladders up. c
At the center window on the sixth n
loor. a woman hanging by her haiuln i
,vns forrod out by the Haine* licking her 1
'ace. with a last shriek, r.lie let go and t
mine tumbling over and over until she |
truck the pavement. When picked up, |
t. was found that she wax Mra. Herber* t
jeher. I lor spinal column was forced r
hrough Into her brain. i
Jlorr A irftil Scrum, 1
JuHt below her In another window y
Hung a woman turning appealing ,
fiances to the crowd. The block smoke t
VlUi pouriMK irom im* winnow, nui kh
pet no tinmen wore vlalble and the
jrowd yelled rtwnurafclncly to h??r to
lold on, but n IdKhor red tlame reached
>ut Juat th?M? and licked her face and In
in instant hrr body wnn rehnundlnj;
'rum tin- pavement. She wan Mm. l-\i. J
ey, a widow, and when plckoil up, whm n
load. On the name lloor. hnnidhK from ?J
mother window whm a woman and hiiInation
In tin* ?hnpe of a ladder wo* nl? c
nost within hor ffntap when her >
ttr*?nfrtfi failed and ?)jp wont whirling J
lown to death. Sin- wua Mm. Kaw?. o
The llremen and police workod like
iproc# and to their energy wan due .
freat Having of 11 f?*. At lenat a dojten
voinen and ?rlrl? were carried down the I
ndderii or drnKK?'d out of tin eorrldori', t
he officer* and firemen f?nIn/f Into th< J;
nldnt of tin? Kmoke and flann'h. 1
The llro burned ho fiercely by Ihl: v
llmo that no detailed Hearth of t! \ 'I
wilding could bo made and from what
an be 1 tamed there were many girls
ind women on tlie three upper stones,
Ither lying in fainting fits, or also
worcotno by smoke. It wan this fact
hut led to the rumors that thero were
it laojit twenty women dead and the
rtory^ven at this writing does not seem
m probable, ,
The flames ate down through the
hree floors ho (julckly that the Western
Jnlon Telegraph Company, Jessup A:
lopper Crockery Company., ami VanSuiclt
& Jacob'a collar manufactory
utd no time to nave anything. One
'.ouse atter the Are started caught fronj
the falling of a portion of the roof and
!rom It small buildings on Che sou'th
caught. About 8 o'clock the firemen
iwind shrieks coming from the three
itory building on Che south. They
J'.scovereJ an Italian peddler mimed
Joseph llossl. who kept a Kand l?
front of the building pinioned by the
egs under a heavy beam. Throe policenon
(Carted to assist him and with a
Neman worked for three quarters of an
lour. They had Just about gotten him
oose when with a roar -the great south
rails came crashing down and the hcuriflod
spectators saw t-he brave ltotle
prou-p burled from view. When the
tmoke and duEt had cleared, there was
i rutth of willing workers and In a little
rvMle ihe mr?n were taken out. All were
njured and had to be removed to tho
lotpltal. The Italian will probably die.
!>ut the brave policeman, while badly
lurt, will recovcr.
Mail)* lu (lie flaiiu.
Superintendent Wlllard, of the polfco
rorcv, says thmt ho raw a numb#r of
flrls at windows who never,came out,
>ut fell back Into the flames.
One fireman who was working from
he rear saw three girls with their
irms tightly wound about each other
urn In their fronjsy and Jump back Into
he flames. Some of the women who
scaped tell of stumbling over prostrate
>odles and are positive that a score
>f girls perished. Tho girls who did
scape live In various .suburban place*
ind hurried away, so that until the roll
b called In the morning the exact number
of missing will not be known.
*ottlo and Nellie Hull, sinters, grasped
>ach other tightly by the hands and
itarted down the stairs from the sixth
lory. At tho landing of the fifth floor
hey encountered a wall of flame and
imoke. Nellie hod on only her cornet
md skirt, having been making her
oilet. Lottie, who was partially unlressed,
threw her dress over Nellie's
ace, and together they went through
he flames. Lottie's hair was burned
mnitiintf.lv off when she reached the
ildewalk, but Nellie was burned only
tbout her bare arms. They were taken
The total Ions by the Are In from
250,000 to $300,000. with about $100,000
mumncc., At least f>00 people are
hrown out of employment. The tlrenen
worked to-night with the thermometer
down below soro and suffered
Two coroners were summoned and a
ury was empaneled to care for the
Midnight?Superintendent of Police
iVHlard said at midnight; "The returns
'rom the various precincts nhow that
here nre at least fifteen people misaing
ind with the live already known to he
nlsalng that will make twenty lost In
he ruins. I Imagine that there are
nany more for it seems to me ImpossI)Ie
that all the people In that building
ihould esoape. A great many people
vould not report to the police at all/'
,Tho roll call in tho morning will evilently
show that between twenty and
hirty people are under the ruins. Up
o 1 o'clock no other bodies had been re:overed.
Another Fatal Fire.
BRADFORD. Pa, Feb. 17.~At West
Wne, this counly, to-day. a boarding
liouse connected with Ellsha Kane's
iaw mill caupM fire and burned to <he
pound. Peter Bansdn ,a woodsman,
isleep In tin upstairs room, was burned
o death. His arms and legs were burned
off and his features charred beyond
eoognltlon. George W. Haskins ami
vife, proprietor# of the "booming house
svere painfully l>urned about the fooe
Benson was a single man, and ?a naive
Fire at Uomnit.
BOSTO.Y, Maw.. F<Aj. 17.?Fire broke
>ul to-\lay on the founth lloor of the
flvo story brick building, 51) South
rtrec.t, owned by the French estate, and
>ccupled by several leather firms for
jtoroge and ware rooms. The l tames
ipreod to the llflth floor, destroying
jractlreilly nil on berth the upper stores.
The total loss Is estimated at bewecn
110,000 and $50,000; fully insured.
STREET CAR DEAL.
lie Ulg Parclio?e at Cleveland Alxmt
CLEVELAND, O., Feb. 17,-Further
levelopments to-day point to the early
onsummatlon of the big utreet car deal
n this city reported as probable to take
lace several days ago. At the board
f control meeting to-day Mr. B. Mah?r,
representing the Everett Interests,
resented a communication request
iw the application for a franchise to
tulld a system of electric railways, to
>e operated on a 3-cent fare basis,
lending the outcome of the negotiations
letwecn Mr. Everett and representaIves
of the old companies.
This Is taken to mean that there is to
le u general consolidation which will
lot only include tin? old companies, bin:
ho several suburban lino-* controlled
ty Mr. Everett and his associates as
The combined capital of all tin* Inerosts
Involved is nearly Si"),COO,000.
A IIrnlit Hhailmv.
NEW YOJtK, Feb. 17.-The World
inys: Dr. F. 8. IColle, of Brooklyn, lias
>een experimenting with X rays. On
?a turd ay night he mode a;i attempt to
ret a shadowgraph of a boy's brain and
vlth a tlfty minute exposure to the rny
f o no J amp at a potential of 8,000 volts
ecured a blnck shadow. Exposures of
>lght minutes were made of a child's
land with a one-cent piece underneath
o the rays of 8,000 volts. Hctwcon th<>
innd In the palm of which the coin was
)laced and the sensitive plate was an
me-elghth inch board and a shwt ?>r
>ne-slxleenth Inch aluminum and tour
iheetu of photographer*' lijjht proof
)lack paper. When me plate was do eloped
the hand was shown as a dark
ltftire with the larger bones showing
'alntly, while thy com wan perfectly
ntri. ilnarpli Mniiliyllrml,
AUGUSTA. Me., Feb. 17.?Mrs. Susan
tlanley, wife of Hon. Joseph Mauley,
if Mi!? o!?tv. died to-dnv of nnmimonln.
It*. Manloy had town ilt for two week*
itid on Friday hor slcknaui took a aerlnu?
turn. developing l??to pneumonia.
Mr. .Mwilcy if ft WmfhlnRjon arxl
amo homo l?y ipoelal train. Tlwiv
va.i with Mrs. Mauley whrn ?he died
n?r hm-band and her children, inid
ihbr Imtnudlttlo relative*.
John K. Unit Drml.
WOONSOCICET, K. I., Fc\ 17.?Joton
\ Holt, dle-d at IiIm home In this oHjf i
o-day. aged ?evanty-two. He lmd
oen prominently ronneelcd with rnb>er
I parent* for many y?*r#. Ho war
k-rll jciiwvii hero through his largo and
rcquvtH glttu for charity.
Will FISD TBOPBLE.
Wlmt Lyurlirri 91ay Exprcl ftt Thry Attack
Feari Uryan'i Mnrderen.
CINCINNATI. Ohio, Feb. 17.?Walling
and Jackson, the accused murderera
of Pear} liryan xvilJ atent from the
jail at 8:20 o'clock to-morrow for a
hearing In *he police court on c&arge
of being fugitives from Justice. In
view of ?thwt fact ifae following advertisement,
-which appealed la a morning
paper without algnature, is regarded
with mispiolon to say the least.
"WANTED?Men, able-bodied, 1.000
at Court and Sycamore stareots, a<t 8:30
o'clock Tuesday morning. Come ready
The entrance to the Jail la at the obrncr
of Couvt <a.nd Sycamore streets. The
natural inference la tihat this is on ln,
cjtement to riot, tnscrted in the paper
by some unknown fomenter of mischief.
If 1,000 men report there tomorrow,
ready for work tfcgft means
trouble, they can have both In any
quawtXy doslrcd. Whatever may be
the peroral feelings of the police toward
'Jhe prisoners, itbey can be depended
on to keep thrtr oatih to uphold
Jaw; the same may be said of the local
military. The probabilities are against
t:>3Ublij. Dr. W. II. Crane, t"he chemist
who discovered oocaine In the stomach
of P?w1 Bryan ,hns Just reported officially
that his qtsantitJv* analysis
Allowed the prese-nce of two-thirds of a
grain of tha t d<rug
Georpe H. Jackson, the revcaler of
the facts of that midnight drive to the
scene of the -tragedy, bmrg u spotless
name wherever he has lived for from
one -to four years. In Springfield, Ohio,
where he Jived only a f<?w months, his
reputation with the police is had. If he
Is wanted for embezzlement, as Is alleged
there, he can be had speedily.
His testimony ipm The means of sending
a colored minuter to the penitentiary
from Walmit Hills a ?*hort time
u/?o. This has made Mm more enemies,
especially beyond the confines of
The effect of Jackson's* revelations
nriastnfvrti hn? been more de
pressing than anything clue thatt has
transpired. A black head, a few blonde
ha Ire and some fcaJr pins have been
found In the newly discovered rockaway.
These circumstances, with the
established fact of the rockaway being
ou?! on that murderous n4ght. an;
strongly corroborative of Jackeon's
It Is barely probable habeas corpus
proceedings may be employed to delay
t'.Mo extradition to Kentucky. M'-antim*
Governor Bradley hr.s stt his foot down
against lynching end the good citizens
of Newport rescr.-t the Imputation that
they are not able to give the prisoners
a faJr trial. !
Dime Novel Heading started Them on
HUDSON, Mass., Feb. 17.?Three
young men of this town, after going to
the dime-novel school for several years,
decided that they were advanced sufficiently
to start in the profession. The
leader of the three. Jack Drake, went
with a Sunday school picnic to Fort
Meadow and, wandering through the
thick woods, found a suitable "robbers'
cave." It was In the depths of the
woods, shielded by thickets?a hug*:.
Jutting slab of rock, with bushes and
trt*es so grown that the cave under the
rock was completely hidden.
Jack nnd young Nadreau and Donovan.
the "Boy Scourge." tolled at this
cave until they had it fitted for use, 1
?..mm,.cnririnfpr. and then they began
their career. They robbed country
stores far and wide, and bore away
the plunder to the cave In the woods.
They spent a good part of the cash '
they stole In buying dime novels. And
when they were not out thieving or
keeping up appearances nt home, they
were lying around a Are. built near the
entrance to the cave, and drinking In
the wondrous adventures of bandits and
road agents and city gangs of des- '
Jack was caught the night of Eiecember
30, as be was breaking Into JJrlgham's
store, at ast Mairlboro. His
pals got aw?ay and have not been captured.
TJiey called <hcir lender "Jack
the Hold." He broke down, said he
had stolen northing ami woo goi-ng to
Itefrin hJs career when they captured
him. He told about the cave, and the
officers cleaned It out. T?hey found several
hundred dollaira worth of general
storos and 450 dime novels.
Jack Is In the East Cambridge Jail, i
and his stepmother is praying with him
every day. He Is very free In his expression
of disgust with the dime novels.
He says they misrepresent the
punishment side of crime, and that the
jails they tell about are not at all like
the Jail he llnds himself caged In.
DIED A BORWIN'.
CUIrngo** Hypnotic Clinic la No Go-Op*
|K?illon to the Proportion.
CHICAGO, Fob. 17.?A local paper
nays: "Chicago's hypnotic clinic liaa
died a-bornlnV It was to have begun
to-day at the Illinois Medical College,
and promised to furnish the greatest 1
sensation which the professions of
medicine and surgery In ChlcAgo have i
known for years. But the great public
attention It atractod. even before Its i
commencement. wus too much for tlie I
conservative physicians Identified with
the college, and the management of file
Institution, In consequence, recently decided
not to allow the clinic to begin. ;
This was to have been the first public ,
hypnotic clinic In the United States '
conducted by a medical school, it was
to have bevn free to the public, and
would have taken nn equal footing with I
the other free clinics run by the Illinois
medical school., As nn adjunct to the
practice of medicine, hypnotism has
boon used for some time abroad. In ;
France, Germany, Austria, Holland 1
and Sweden special hospitals an 1 instl- 5
tut Ions have been established which '
nre devoted exclusively to the treat- <
ment of disease by hypnotic augK?\n
tlon. In the United States the only 1
public ciinlc where hypnotism has been <
used wan the dental clinic of the unl- '
v< rsity of MJnnevo?.j. which lasted '
only a couple of months before the op- <
position or the members of tho medical :
faculty caused Its withdrawal. <
Dr. XonloiikJoW Mrllvvt* the Ejjilorrr 1
JIM Willi hitccrM. 1
STOCKHOLM. Fob. 17.?Dr. Otto :
Nordcnskjold, the distinguished Arctic I
rxploror, has received numerous lnqulr- ]
lci?, many ?>f them by cable from Amor* 1
Ion. for an oxprcaiilon of his opinion on
the authenticity of the news from Nan*
eon. In response to the Inquiries he
iiays he thinks It probable that Nun- ]
pen's ship, the Fram. bcoome ImlMMblnl i
In the lee north of Kara sea or In the
vicinity of Capo Chclluskln, nnd r??- fl
malnlng fast was carried with the drift
ns far as TS degrees north latitude. Hero
In all likelihood land wow met with an.) J
1 if. Nans on Htart?*d for tho pole with
pledges ami aids.
l>r. N'nrtb'nHkJohl opines tbnt ho w.i j'
hardly likely to reach the pole Irt fhiy
i.tanncr, the distance of 1,200 or 1,600
kilometers being too great.
Judging from present Information. 3
l>r. NordonskJold thinks that Dr. Nannun
left tho Fram in the autumn for
northern Siberia. I
The Cuban Insurgents Giving
Spanish Troops Trouble.
PURSUE DESTRUCTIVE TACTICS
And CaoM Horn* Lively Hklrmlihfcifl:.
Spuftltfh Report* Claim Store Oefemtn< r
the KcbtlfKonur* ofHeteral
Knffa^rmeuU lu Whicfc Thry Are AJ
Irgctl to Have Been Woritod^inaoto
Kutcra !!?nnn Province.
HAVANA, Feb. 17.?The widespread
and destructive activity of the Insurgents
in Matfinz&s and Havana provinces
The insurgent leader Ingleslto and his
band attacked the village of La Ysabel,
In the Colon district. The garrison repulsed
the .assault upon the fort and
put the Insurgents to fiight with a loss
of two killed and twelve wounded.
Several small bands also attacked
Port Salvador, at Olenfuegog, in the
Agua district. The captiu led the garrison
of fifteen In a sortie and three
Insurgents were killed in the attack.
The Insurgents also burned Panchlta,
In Havana province they have burned
the cane fields of El Aria, near San
Felipe, the fields of ArmonJo, at Boion- .
dron, and the fields of Santa Catalina,
The culverts of the railroad at Han
Luis, in Santiago do Cuba, have been
dynamited by the Insurgents.
According to the later reports of the
engagements at Halo Prieto with the
band of Serafln Sanchez, it was more <
important than at first supposed. The
insurgent Ioks Is now said to have been
forty killed and 103 wounded, including
the leader. Trujlllo. the secretary of the
treasury of the Cuban government, 1
Reverano Pino, wounded, and the
famous bandit, Tuerto Rodriguez,
The principal drtpchment of troops
at Hecreo, Mntanzas, fought and dispersed
a band of Insurgents, inflicting
a loss of five killed and eleven wounded. !
The Insurgents nave ournea nvo culverts
?lavro Enter* Havana Province.
HAVANA, Feb. 17.?It is now reported
that Mnn?o has succeeded In
crossing the military line drawn across
the island lo prevent his escape fh)m
the province of Pinar del Rio. that he
has passed between Neptuno and Waterloo.
on the south coast, and has entered
the province of Havana.
rhc Verjr Foundation of the Government
Threatened?A Cir?ve State of Aflfclra.
PARIS. Feb. 17.?The political crisis
triiich has arltcn out ot *2j? demand of
the senate for a vigorous and thorough |
inquiry into the southern railway scan- j
dais, that body having emphasized its
aUtHudc in the matter by -twice refusing
a voto of confidence in the Bourgeois
ir.inl5.try, 1s w?w practically a
Struggle between ?the cftaraber of dep- j
nttes. which has 6U<pport*xl the radical '
ministry; aad the senate, which secma &
bent upon overthrowing it. even at the j
cost of most serious disturbances: ^
However, in spite of the acute crisis
and rAe possibility of the downfall - ;1
of the Bourgeois mlnistry.ln evenadlsscHution
of che parliament. there is .1
little or no excitement here Ithis morn- s
Ing outside of <ihc newspaper offices. \But
It is claimed that the resignation
of ?.*he ministry would not alte-r matters *
to any great degree, ju? It appears to be
no longer n question of conlidcace or of
non-confidence in the cabinet.
The chamber of deputes, it is asserted,
has practically, by defying the sen- ~
rvte. endangered t-b-e constitution. ami
the result Is a coMlttlon of affairs about -;<
as threatening a<s any since the trou- :
bleaome times of 1570-71. Th? newspapers
are filled with excited articles and y]
vlvM reproductions of interviews with $
political leaders and many .jf them .
have expressed the opinion that u conutitutlonal
solution of the proble-tn is ^
The conservatives and sr^alists de- ,'j
rnwmfi o dtssntuition of rarlizmenrt. and '!
the moderates and ItepuMlcaaw urtc^ ,f$
that n dissolution if* advisable; but, .]
thoy cMm it should take place under ?
LONDON. Feb. IT.?In response to ^
the letter addressed to him by T.Invu.fty
Healy, Thomas Sexton has Anally re- ;?|
fused to accept the leadership o? the 'q
Irish party, notwltha&ndlnf? Mr. -j
Hoaly's earnest appeal to him to do A
so and promise of Cho hearty support ' |
af the Healylto*.
Probably a Mnrder.
MUNCIE. Tnd., Feb. 17.?The dead
body of Elmer Sheets was found lying v.|
alongside the Lake Krie & Western .
tracks. Both feet, one of which was i .1
bare, were frozen In the mud. ajid hla &
body was covered with an Inch of onow
that had fallen during the nlprht. There
are six small Rashes on the left side of ' t
the face. 11 was necessary to chop th?
mud from around th<* f-<*t before :h? ; ;/ ]
body could be moved. The tlx Brashes -j
lire about an inch In length, ami worn * made
by a sharp Instrument, which I
crushed the skull near the temple, &
eausltiR death. There was a slight !
bruise on his left side. He was not ,
killed by the train ns none passed on
the track after 7:40 p. m.. and he wan A
*een aft er that 'hour. The belief lo that $
fie was murdered.
t'n|il?ln Allr.ti'n SUorlajr,
SALEM, Jlnns.. Ft-b. 17. -Captain
rolm Allen, of Manchester, Mass., was
jroucht Into ourt hero to-day to an- i
nver an liAilrlmeitt ch.-.irplr.ff him with j
smhozxtcnien: In six eowvis. He plead- .<
d "not guilty" and ball was fixed at
f30,000. The indictment place* th? '}.
imount of the embezrlemoM a* $90,000. a
7npMJn Allen claims to have broome /$
uxivlly involved in looses rosuKIng !,tjj
from the slump In sbvkrf which followh1
President Cleveland's Venezuelan -m
ucfmro. and It Is believed that this .<
xplnlns his pr<?en>: difficulties.
The Kenmrky Uallot.
FRANKFORT, Ky.. Feb. 17.-The
nil call for the twenty-fourth senatoral
ballot showed the smallest attend- ' j
inee of the session. only IOC members |
;>eJi?r preseivt; mv ;?.i:-y ito a choice, ' ;-3
54. The Ivallot rcwukc.1: lJlackburn 40;
Hunter 4S; Holt Carlisle ?; McCluary
I; Cocftrati 1; Bate J.
Wrnllirr Pnrrrmt for Tovlnj*.
For Wert Vlrplnle., and Western
Pennsylvania, fair and wanner; varia- 'i
le winds. b??eon\lnjr southerly.
For Ohio, fair and decidedly warmer;
TF.M PEKATURH YESTERDAY
in furnlnhed by c. Schnopf. dni^jrlft, cor*
;or Market and Fourteunih ntroots:
" a, 3!S p. m If j
I' a. 10J7 i?. m 18 ,]
- m ther?Clear. !
CALTIuNBACII-On Monday. February
t7, \m, at 10 r. m.. josuph
KAi-TENBACH, In his 38th year.
Amoral notice hereafter. pj
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