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Jv at-lav and notary public.
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specialty. Office in bank
CSAGE & CO., insurance
agents. Fire. life, acci
dent und tornado. Represent
ucst companies in the United
States. Wadsworth block.
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lli ante agent and notary
public. Deeds, wills, con
tracts,etc. written neatly and
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and feed etore. Free de
livery to all parts of the cor
poration. Railroad street.
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American and foreign pat
ents, west side public square.
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Inaiina of lb urina. WellingionO.
Rev. Dr, Talmage Calls Upon ChrlB
, tiana to Defend Their Sunday.
Some of the Reanlta of the Non-Obaervane
of the Day-Thoae Who Strive to Dese
crate the Day ol Rest Are Kne
mlea of God and the
Fnblle Weal.
The theme of Rer. Dr. Talmago'i re
cent sermon through the press wag one
of world-wldo interest, tlio subject be
ing: "The necessity of guarding the
Christian Sabbath against invasions
that aim nt its destruction." The text
elected was: Ex. xxxi. 13, "Verily, my
Sabbath ye shnll keep."
The wisdom of cessation from hard
labor one day out of the seven is almost
universally acknowledged. The world
has found out that it can do less workr
in seven days than in six, and that the
fifty-two days of the yenr devoted to
rest arc an addition rather than a sub
traction. Experiments have been mado
in all departments. The grent Lord
Castlereagh thought he could work his
brain three hundred and sixty-five days
In the yenr, but after awhile broke
down and committed suicide; and Wll
bcrforce mid of him, ''Poor Castle
rea'h! This is the result of the non
jbservancc of the Sabbath!"
A celebrated merchant declared; "I
should have been a maniac long ago
but for Iho Sabbath." The nerves, tho
brain, the tnuKclt:, the bones, the en
tire physical, intellectual and moral
nature cry out for the Sabbatic rest.
What la true of man is, for tho most
part, true of the bruto.
Travelers have found out that they
come to trteir places of destination
sooner when they let their horses rest
by the way on the Snbliath. What is
the matter with those forlorn creatures
harnessed to some of the city cars?
Why do they stumble and stagger and
fall? It ia for the lack of the Sabbatic
In other days, when tho herdsmen
drove their sheep and cuttle from tho
far west down to the seaboard, it was
found out by experiment that those
herdsmen and drovers who halted over
the seventh day got down sooner to the
seaboard than thohe who pasre I on
without the obsorvunce of the holy
Sabbath. The fishermen off the coast
of Newfoundland declare that thotc
men during the yenr catch the most
fish who stop during the Lord's day.
When I nuked the Rocky Mountain
locomotive engineer why he changed
locomotives when it seemed to lie a
straight route, he said: "We have to
let the locomotive stop and cool off or
the machinery would soon break
down." Men who made large quanti
ties of salt were told that If they allowed
their kettles to cool over Sunday they
would submit themselves to a great
deal of damage. The experiment was
made, some observing the Sabbath and
some not observing the Sabbath. Those
who allowed the (ires to go down and
the kettles to cool once a week were
compelled to spend only a few pennies
in the way of repairs; while In the cones
where no Sabbath was observed, many
dollars were demanded for repairs.
In other words, intelligent man,
dumb hecstt and dead machinery cry
ont for the Lord's day. Hut while the
attempt to kill the Sabbath day by the
stroke of nx and Hail and yardstick has
beautifully failed, it U proped in our
day to drown the Sabbath by flooding
It with secular amusements. They
would bury it very decently under the
wreath of the target company and to
the music of all brazen instruments.
There are to-day in the different cit
ies, ten thousand hands and ten thou
sand pons busy In attempting to cut
ont the heart of our Christian Sabbath,
and leave It ableedingskeleton of what
it once was. The effort is organized
and tremendous, and unless the friends
of Christ and the lovers of good order
shall rouse up right speedily, their ser
mons and protests will be uttered after
the castle ia taken. There are cities in
the land where the Sabbath has almost
perished, and it Is becoming a practical
question whether we who received a
pure Sabbath from the hands of onr fath
ers shall have piety and pluck enough
to give to our children the same blessed
Inheritance. The eternal God helping
ns, we will!
I protest against this invasion of the
holy Sabbath, in the first place, because
it is a war on divine enactment. Ood
says, in Isaiah: "If thou turn away
thy foot from doing thy pleasure on My
holy day thon ahalt walk upon the high
places." What did lie mean by "doing
thy pleasure?" He referred to secular
and worldly amusements. A man told
me he was never so much frightened as
in the midst of an earthquake, when
the beasts of the field bellowed in fear,
and even the barn-yard fowls screamed
in terror. Well, it was when the earth
was shaking and the aky was all foil of
fire that Ood mode the great announce
ment: "Remember the Sabbath day to
keep It holy." .. .
. Go through the atretwnMr the the
aters are open on a Habboth night; go
np on the steps enter the boxes of
those places of entertainment, and tell
me if that is keeping- the Sabbath holy.
"O," says someone, "tiod won't be dis
pleased with a grand sacred concert."
A gentleman who was present at a
"grand sacred concert" on. Sabbath
night in one of the theaters of onr great
cities, said that daring the exercise
there were comic and sentimental
songs, interspersed with coarse Jokes;
and there were dances, and afarue, and
tight rope walking, and a trapeze per
formance. I suppose it was a holy
dance and a consecrated tight rope.
This Is what they call a grand sacred
We hear a great deal of talk about
"the rights of the people" to have just
such amnsements on Sunday as they
want to have. I wonder if the Lord
has any rtghU. Ton rule yowr family,
the governor rules the state, the prast
den rules the whole land. I wonder if
the Lord has a right to rule the nations
and make the enactment, "Remember
the Sabbath day to keep it holy," and
if there Is any appeal to higher eoort
from that deeisioa, and if the maa ;
who are warring against enactment
are sot guilt of high treason
against the Maker of heaven and
earth. They have in our cities put Ood
on trial. It has been the theaters and
opera houses, plaintiffs, versus the
Lord Almighty, defendant; the suit has
been begun, and who shall come ont
ahead, you know. Whether popular or
unpopular, I now announce it as my
opinion that the people have no rights
save those which the great Jehovah
gives them. He has sever given the
right to man to break His holy Sabbath,
and as long as Ills throne stands He
never will give that right. The proph
ets ask a question which I can easily
answer: "Will a man rob God?" Yes.
They robbed Him last Sunday night at
the theaters and opera houses, and I
charge upon them the infamous and
high-handed larceny. I hold the same
opinion of a sailor I have heard of.
The crew had been discharged because
they would not work whllo they were
in port on the Lord's day. The cap
tain went out to get sailors. He found
one man and said to him: "Will you
serve mo on the Sabbath?" "No."
"Why not?" "Well," replied the old
sailor, "a man who will rob Ood Al
mighty of Ills Sabbath would rob me
of my wnges if he goto chance."
Suppose you were poer, and you came
to a dry goods merchant and asked for
some cloth for garments, nnd he should
siiy, "I'll give you six yr.rds,"nnd while
ho was off from the counter b'rd'.ng up
the six ynrds you should go b.'li'.nd the
counter nnd steiil one a l lition::! yard.
Tlirt Is whnt every man does when ho
hrc.'i V s the Lord's S:Mi.-ith. (lod gives
us i.Ik dnys out of seven, reserving one
for '.iiiiv.c'K. and if you will not let Him
hnvc it, it is mean Ivyond all computa
tion. Ajjnin: I am opposed to this desecra
tion of the Sabbath by secular enter
tainments because it is a war on the
statutes of most of tho States. The law
in New York state says:
"It sV.il nut bu lawful to exhibit, on
the f.r a day of the week, commonly
called Snndny, to the public, in any
biiiMin. fe-.irden, gronnds, concert
room, or i thcr room or place within
the city nn I county of New York, any
Interlude, tragedy, comedy, opera,
ballet, play, farce, negro minstrelsy,
nej.T or other dancing, or any other
entertainment of the stage; or any part
rr parts therein, or any equestrian,
circus, or dramatic performance of
jugglers, ncrobats, or rope-dancing."
Whas there ever a plainer enactment
than that? Who made law? You, who
at the ballot boxes decided who should
go to Albany and sit in the legislature.
Yon, who in any region exercise the
right of suffrage. They made the law
for yon and for your families, and now
I soy that any man who attempts to
override that law Insults yon and me
and every man who has the right of
Still further: I protest against the
Invasion of the Sabbath, because It Is a
foreign war. Now, if you heard at this
moment the booming of a gun In the
harbor, or if a shell from some foreign
frigate should drop into your street,
would you keep yonr seats in church?
You would want to face the foe, and
every gun that could be managed would
be brought into use, and every ship
that could be brought out of the navy
yard would swing from her anchorage,
and the question would be decided.
You do not want a foreign war, and yet
I have to tell yoa that this invasion of
(rod's holy day is a foreign war.
As among our own native-born popu
lation there are two classes the good
and the bad; so it is with the people
who come from other shores there are
the law-abiding and the lawless. The
former are welcome here. The more of
them the better we like it. Rut let
not the lawless come from other shores
expecting to break down our Sabbath,
and institute in place of it a foreign
How do you feel, ye who have been
brought np amid the hills of New En
gland, about giving np the American
Sabliath? Ye who spent yonr childhood
under the shadow of the Adirondack
or the Catf-killv, ye who were born on
the banks of the Savannah, or Ohio, or
Oregon, how do you feel about giving
up the American Sabbath? Yon say:
"We shall not give it up. We mean to
defend it as long as there is left any
strength In our arm, or blood in our
heart! Do not bring yonr Spanish Sab
liath here. Do not bring your Italian
Sabbath here. Do not bring your
French Sabbath here. Do not bring
your foreign Sabbath here. It shall be
for ns and onr children forever a pure,
consecrated, Christian, American Sab
bath." I will make a comparison between
the American Sabbath, as some of yon
have known it, and the Parisian Sab
bath. I speak from observation. On a
Sabbath morning I was aronsed in Paris
by a great sound hi the street. I said;
"What is thUr "O," they said, "this
ia Sunday." An unnsual ratUe of ve
hicles of sll sorts. The voice seemed
more boisterous than on - other days.
People running to and fro, with basket
or bandies, to get to the rail trains or
gardens. . It seemed a If all the vehi
cles in Paris, of whatever sort, had
turned out for the holiday. The
"Champs Elysees" one great mob of
pleasure seeking people. Iialloons fly
ing. Parrots chattering. Footballs
rolling. Peddler, hawking their knick
knacks through the streets. Punch
and Jndy show in a score of places,
esch one with a shouting andieaee.
Hand organs, cymbal and every kiad
of racket, musical and unmusical.
When the evening earne down all the
the theater were ia f nU blaze of mnsle
and foil blase of light. The win
store and saloons were thronged with
an unusual number of customers. , At
wentide I stood and watched the ex
cursion lata coming home, fagged oat
men, women and children, a gulf stream
y fatigue. Irritability and wretched
ness, for I should think it would take
three or four days to get over that mis
erable way of Sondaylng. It seemed
mors lika an American Fourth of July
than a Christian Habbatav
How, in contrast, I present one of Us
Sabbaths in one of our best America
ctttssv Holy alienee soming down wiU
'lie ay-dawn. Business men more de
lilieratoly looking into the faces of
their children, and talking to them
about their present and future welfare.
Men sit longer at the table in the morn
ing, because the stores are not to be
opened, and the mechanical tools are
not to bo taken up. A hymn is sung.
There are congratulation and good
cheer all through the house. The street
silent until 10 o'clock, when there is a
regular, orderly tramp churchward.
Houses of Ood, vocal with thanksgiv
ings for mercies received, with prayers
for comfort, with charities for poor.
Rest for the body. Rest for the soul.
The nerves quieted, tho temples cooled,
the mind cleared, the soul strengthened,
and our entire .population turned out
on Monday morning ten years younger,
better prepared for the duties of this
life, better prepared for the life that is
to come.
Which do yon like the beat, the
American Snbbath or tho Parisian Sab
bath? i)., yuu know In what boot the
Sabbath came across tho seas and
landed on our shores? It was in the
Mayflower. Do you know in what
boat the Sabbath will leave us. If It
ever goes? It win be In the ark that
floats over a deluge of national de
struction. Still further; I protest against the
Invasion of the Lord's day, because it
wrongs a vast multitude of employes
of their rest. The play actors and
actresses have their rest between their
engagements; but how about the scene
shifters, the ballet dancers, the call
boys, the innumerable attendants and
supernntnariea of the American thea
ter? Whero is their Sunday to come
from? They are paid small salaries at
the best Alas for theml They appear
on the stage in tinsel and tassel with
halberds, or In gauze whirling in toe
tortures, and they might be mistaken
for fairies or queens; but after 13
o'clock at night you may see them
trudging through the streets in faded
dresses, shivering and tired, a bundle
under their arms, seeking their homes
in the garrets and cellars of the city.
Now, yon propose to take from thou
sands of these employes throughout
this country; not only all opportunity
of moral culture, but all opportunity
of physical rest For heaven's sake let
the crushing Juggernaut stop at least
one day in seven.
Again: I oppose this modern inva
sion of the Christian Sabbath because
it is a war on the spiritual welfare of
the people. Yon have a body? Yes.
Yon have a mind? Yes, Yon have a
soul? Yes. Which of the secular halls
on the Sabbath day will give that soul
any culture? Now, admitting that a
man has a spiritual and immortal na
ture, which one of the places of amuse
ment will culture it? Which one of the
Sabbath performances will remind men
of the fact that unless they are bom
again they cannot see the kingdom of
God? Will the musie of the "Grand
Dnchesse" help people at last to sing
the song of the one hundred and forty
and four thousand? Ik-sides, if yon
gentlemen of the secular entertainment
havuftt days in the week In which to
exercise your alleged beneficial influ
ence, ought you not to allow Christian
Institutions to have twenty-four hours?
Is it unreasonable to demand that if
yon have six days for the body and in
tellect, we should have one day at least
for our immortal soul? Or, to put it In
another shape, do yon not really think
that our imperishable soul Is worth at
least one-seventh as much as onr per
ishable body?
An artist has three gems a corne
lian, an amethyst and a diamond. He
has to cut them and to set them. Which
one is he most particular about? Now
the cornelian Ik the body, the anethyst
is the intellect, the diamond Is the soul.
For the two former yoa propose six
-days of opportunity, while you offer
no opportunity at all for the last, which
1s in value as compared with the others
like one hundred thousand million dol
lars to oae farthing. Resides, you must
not forget ttvit nine-tenths, aye, ninety
nine oue-hundredth's of all the Chris
tian efforts of this country are put
forth on the Lord day. Sunday is the
da7 on which the asylums a::d hospi
tals and the prisons are visited by
Christina men. Thalisthe day when
the youth of our country g-t their
chief religion information In San lay
schools. That Is the. day when the
jnost of the charities ere collected.
That is the day when, nadcr the blast
of sixty thousand American pulpits,
the ain of the laad ia assaulted and
men are summoned te repent When
you make war upon airy pert of Ood
day. yon make war on the asylums, and
the ponib'n'.iariea, and the hospitals,
and the reform associations, and the
homes of the destitute, and the church
of the living God, which is the pillar
nnd the ground of the truth.
I am opposed to the invasion of the
Sabbath, because it is a war on our po
litical instittition. When the Sabbath
gne down, the republic goes down,
lien who are not willing to obey God's
law in regard to Sabbath observance
are not fit t govern themselves. Sab
bath break i s g means dissoluteness, and
dissoluteness is incompatible with self
government They wanted a republic
in France. After awhile they got a re
public; but one day Napoleon III., with
his cavalry, rode throagli the streets,
and down went the republic nnder the
clattering hoof. . They have a republic
there again; bat France never will have
a permanent republic BntQ she quit
her royatering Sabbaths, and devotes
one day in every week to tb recogni
tion of Ood and sacred Institutions.
Abolish the Sabbath and you abolish
your religious privileges. Let the bad
work go on, and you hare "the com
mune" and you have "the revolution,"
and yon hav the can of national pros
perity going down in darkness and
blood. From that reign of terror may
the God of peace deliver a.
SUU further. I am opposed to this
invasion of the Sabbath because it is
unfair and it Is partial. While secular
amusement in different eitie ar al
lowed to be open on the Sabbath day,
dry good establishments mast be
etoaed, and plumbing establish ants,
and the tmteher'a, nnd the baker", and
Um shoemaker's, nnd the hard wars
stores. Now, tell me by what law of
Justice you compel a man to shut th
door of his store while you keep open
the door of your worldly establishment
May it please your honors, Judges of
the supreme court, If yon give to secu
lar places the right to open on the Sab
bath day, you have to give, at the same
time, the right to all commercial
establishments to be open, and to all
mechanical establishment to be open.
If lt Is right in the one case it is right
in all the cases.
Rnt we are told that they must get
money on Sabbath nights in order to
pay the deficits of the other nights of
the week. Now, in answer to that, I
say that if men cannot manage their
amusements without breaking the
Lord's day they had better all go Into
bankruptcy together. We will never
surrender qur Christian Sabbath for
the purpose of helping these violators
to pay their expenses. Above all, my
confidence is in the good hand of God
that has been over our cities since their
foundation. Rut I call this day upon
all those who befriend Christian prin
ciple, and those who love our political
freedom, who stand In solid phalanx In
this Thermopyhe of our American his
tory; for I believe as certainly as I
stand here that the triumph or over
throw of American Institutions depends
upon this Sabbatic contest
Ilring your voices, your pens, your
printing presses and your pulpits into
the Lord's artillery corps for the de
fense of our holy day. To-day in your
families and in your Sabbath-schools
recite: "Remember the Sabbath day
to keep it holy." Decree before high
heaven that this war on yonr religious
rights and cradles of your children
shall bring Ignominious defeat to the
enemies of God and the public weal.
For those who die In the contest bat
tling for the right we shall chisel the
epitaph: "These are they who came
out of great tribulation, and had
their robes washed and made white in
the blood of the lamb." Rut for that
one who shall prove In this moral crisis
recreant to God and the church there
shall be no honorable epitaph. He shall
not be worthy of a burial place in all
this free land; but the appropriate In
terment for such a one would be to
carry out his remains and drop them
Into the sea, where the lawless winds
which keep no Sabboth may gallop over
the grave of him who lived and died a
traitor to God, the church and the free
institutions of America. Long live the
Christian Sabbath. Perish forever all
attempts to overthrow it
They Are Said to Retain a Record of
Weather Conditions.
It has been found that the rings of
growth visibte in the trunks of trees
have a far more interesting story to
tell than has usually been supposed.
Everybody knows that they indicate
the number of years that the tree has
lived; but Mr. J. Keuchler, of Texas,
has recently mode experiments and ob
servations which seem to show that
trees carry In their trunks a record of
the weather conditions that have pre
vailed during the successive jears of
their growth.
Several trees, each more than one
hundred and thirty years old, were
felled, and the order and relative width
if the rings of growth in their trunks
were found to agree exactly.
This fact ahowed that all the trees
boil experienced the same stimulation
in certain years and the same retarda
tion in other years. Assuming that
the most rapid growth had occurred in
wet years, and the least rapid in dry
rears, it waa concluded that out of the
na hundred and thirty-four years cov
ered by the life of the trees, sixty had
iieen very wet, six extremely wet,
Mghteen wet, seventeen average as to
he supply of moisture, nineteen dry,
tight very dry and six extremely dry.
Hut when the records of rainfall run
ning back as fsr as 1S40 were consulted,
t was found that they did not all agree
with the record of the trees. Still it
sould not be denied that the rings in
the trunks told a true story of the
weather influences which had affected
the trees In successive years.
The conclusion was then-fore reached
thst the record of the rings contained
n ire than a mere index of the annual
-uiufall: that it showed what the char
acter of the seasons had been as to sun
binc, temperature, evaporation, regu
larity or irregularity of the supply of
moisture, and the like; in short, that
the trees contained, indelibly imprinted
is their trunks, more than one hun-
Ired year of nature's history, a his
tory which we might completely dc
slpher if we could but look upon the
face of nature from a tree's point of
view. Youth's Companion.
Maniac Certiorates.
In all of the states, and in all civil
ized countries, marriage certificate are
riven to any married couple who ask
for them. Some bride do not think
they are married hard and fast unless
they hare a certificate to show for it
(n this country, and in most others,
Jiese documents are short and to the
point, when furnished by court clerks,
bat some are sold of more elaborate
leslgn where the parties interested de
ure to frame them. Even then the
ilaboratioo la in the design rather than
In th wording. In Delginm they give
certificate that is quite an imposing
iffair. It ia in the form of n little
book. Beside the certificate it eon
tain an abstract of the marriage laws
of the country, and, with a view to the
Msadbilities of the future, and taking
secount of the inexperience of th
oride, there are hints as to the feeding,
la re and training of infants. There Is
Uso a liberal apace left for family
.-eeord. Many bride hold these a a
xeeiou possession, and keep them all
their Uvea, tit. Loui Republic
Llsxt waa tall, anmlar and thin.
(11 hand were very large and hi
lnger so long a to enabl bun to
lover an octave and halt liia aide
face bore a striking resemblance to
diat of Calhoun. lias manuloo de
leritr at th Diana was thm malt nt
sativ talent, aided by almost incredi
ble labor. A a child he practiced ten
hour a day, nnd increased this time, a
he aoproaoned sm
Fatal Ending to a New York
Pleasure Party.
A rtshto Tug, Loaded With Excursionists,
Go Down In s Heavy Sea Off the
Highlands Rear New York City
At lieaat Twenty-Flv Per
sons Lose Their Lives.
Kbw Yoik, June 25. The tug James
D. Nlehols, owned by William Reeves,
of this city, foundered off tho Atlantic
highlands shortly before 1 o'clock Sun
day afternoon. The Nichols had on
board a party of excursionists number
ing sixty-eight persons and also carried
a crew of five men. As near as can bo
learned at this writing forty-eight per
sons were rescued by the steamer Al
gonquin, of the Clyde linp. nd the tugn
Governor, Wollnce R. Flint and B. J.
Morgan. This leaves twenty-flv per
sons unaccounted for and these have,
probably been drowned.
All the victims were residents of this
city and Ifrooklyn.
The tug Nichols was chartered by on
association known as the Herring Fish
ing club, whose headquarters are in
thlsdlty. The tug, with tho party on
board, left the foot of Fifth street,
East river, at 7:30 o'clock yesterday'
morning. The Nichols nnssed on down
through tho Narrows and then moved
over to the fishing batiks. She arrived
there about 9:0. Here the excursion
ists fished until about noon, when the
start for the homeward Journey was
The steamer Algonquin, of the Clyde
line, passed the tug, and the latter fol
lowed in the wake of the big steamer.
At that time there appeared to be noth
ing amiss on the Nichols. Hut in a
half hour the situation was completely
changed. The big wavci became more
boisterous and dashed up against tho
sides of the tug, throwing spray over
the excursionists who were on the deck.
When the accident occurred, the Al-
Sonquln, which was headed north for
'ew York on her Journey from Jack
sonville and Charleston, hud reached n
point about four miles southeast of the)
Scotland lightship, when the scream of
a whistle given in such a way as to de
note distress came over the sea. It
reached the ears of Capt. Samuel
Piatt who was standing on the bridge.
The captain observed the big tug roll
ing and pitching on the waves. With
the aid of his glasses he saw the craft
was crowded with people and that she
was on the point of fonndering. He
signalled the engine room. Refore the
screws of the ship had ceased their
revolutions an order had been Issued to
lower and man the lifeboat. The com
mand was quickly executed.
When tho work of hnvering the bont
was accomplished the people on the
Algonquin looked over to where they
had seen the tug. As they did so tho
little vessel careened away over to thu
starboard and her smokestack almost
touched the crest of a wave. Just at
this time another blgwhitecap came
rolling along, and striking the tug sent
her over the other way. Thus the
waters played with her for a minute or
more and then she went to the bottom.
As she sank out of sight the top of tlu
wheelhouse, together with a raft and a
lifeboat remained floating on the water.
To every particle of the wreckage clung
one or more of the drowning throng.
When the Algonquin's boat reached
the scene of the accident and com
menced the work of rescue she was
Joined in her labor by three tugs. To
gether they commenced to take the
people from the water and from the
raft Every one was cool and collected
and In less than twenty minutes from
the time the rescuers arrived those who
remained afloat had reached havens of
Twenty-Hevea Itofeuilnnt In tlir Paddock
Marrir VmMm Aniutttrd lir the Jurjr-Tvt
Hrat t'p for Twelve Years.
UmoxTOWx, Pa., .Tunc -"..- The jury
In the Paddock com-s returned their
finding to the court Saturday, surpriv
lng everybody by announcing am av
quittal for every one of the twenty
seven defendants. Kven the strikers
or their counsel had not hoped for such
a happy termination. The jury, how
ever, took the line of acquittal and
made it general, reaching u verdict
after being out eleven hours. The de
fendants were discharged at once and
escorted out of town by their friends.
After the announcement of tho ver
dict. Judge Ewlng called John Ilnssnr
and Mike Furln, two Puddock defend
ants who were convicted of manslaugh
ter and a second degree mnnler respect
ively, for sentence. Their counsel
made a motion for a new trial, but the
motion was overruled. Judge Kwlng
sentenced Furln and IIus-:ir to twelve
years each in the penitentiary.
President L. R. Davis will not be
tried, but will 1 released on a nolle i
prosequi being entered by the district
sttorney. This disposes of all the cases
growing ont of the Paddook murder.
A Frightful UlMMtrr.
LosDO.f, June 25. The further ex-:
ploration of the Pont-Y-Prid mine in
which an explosion occurred Sutur-lay ,
has shown that the disaster was far be
yond anything Imagined. The total
number of dead ia 25L. The original re- '
port thst only 200 men were in the
mine at the time was due to a misun-
derstanding on the part of the manager, -who
thought that a shift of miners had
Just come up. Many of the dead bodies
were mangled beyond recognition.
Rallwmj Coaveatlo Ended.
Chicago, Jane 25. The American
Railway anion convention Saturday
mornicg completed the election of it
board of director. Of the thirty-five
name nominated, J. F. McVein. of
Cleveland, nnd II. J. Elliott of Rutte,
Hoot, were successful. The conven
tion adjourned sin die at noon.
A D Ms Traaodr.
Nsrw Raraswicx, N. )., Jane 25. At
noon Saturday, Christopher Rahr. a
German laborer, shot hi wife twice in
the head, kill lug her instantly. II
then ahot and killed himself. Mm.
Bear waa about to become a mother.

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