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It has i been determined that the United States, regardless of the action of any 1 other power, will assume the respon- j sibility of pursuing Raisuli into the ) mountains of Morocco, should lie I make good his threat and will cap- ] ture and execute him summarily. At : the first information of any harm coming to Perdicaris or Cromwell "Varley, marines will he landed from the American vessels at Tangier and , started for the Lair of the Brigands. "There is great difficulty between United States and Great Britain as to the methods of obtaining the release of Perdicaris and Varley. The State . "Department this morning received an "Intimation that the Eritish govern- , ment is inclined to concede the demands made by Raisuli,. not only for a heavy ransom, but for the recognition by the Sultan of a secondary ? " ? ?' ? 1 ? ? - ? ' 1. * .. f rtcii?<rortt Kingdom, wim tuc iujuiov"v, Itaisuli at its head. The State Department does not regard it as good international policy for the United States to he party to any such scheme ' <of?forcing the sultan?Jo-|)art. whit? a ? portion of his dominions. It is ad. mitted at the Department that the ransom demanded by Raisuli for the release of the captives is between 530,000 and $70,000. WILL BOY "T 3FA1RMONT BUSINESS MEN WILL PURCHASE THE ABOVE BOAT WHICH WILL BE USED TO CARRY FREIGHT BETWEEN THIS CITY AND PITTSBURG?IT IS A WISE MOVE AND ALL KINDS OF BUSINESS WILL PROFIT BY IT. For some time past several of our ./business men have been trying to secure a boat which could get under the F? M. and P. bridge, and at the same -time have a sufficient capacity to insure a profitable carrier from Pittsburg to this city for all hinds of /heavy freight. Geo. G. Yeager is the originator of the enterprise, and besides interesting several local business men, has also interested James L. Devennv. /President of the East Fairmont Company, and it was this afternoon decided to buy "The Beauty.". It is the Intention to use the steaio,?r, J. E. Leonard to tow the barge. As the most of our people know. "The Beauty" is a very large boat, -with three decks and can carry an enormous amount of freight, and it -will be remodeled so it will be able to get under the F? M. and P. bridge , *a'n timoc - '"ifj ".' " . Tlie intended purchase of the boat will he good news to all kinds of business men, as it will insure a much cheaper freight rate between this city and Pittsburg.and at the same time will, be able to make the trip -from the Smoky City to Fairmont in between.thirty and forty hours, which is as- good as can be done by rail, "when we take into consideration the -time that is lost in getting freight out r - of-the local yards. The company that is being organized to "carry out this project will bel known as the Fairmopt and Pitts- | "burg Transportation Company and / - the name of the barge, will be changed J to the "City of Fairmont." It is the intention to have the boat make a round trip to Pittsburg week- 1 iy, and it will be in Fainnont Saturday and Sunday of each, week for the ] excursion,^ trade. HE BRIGANDS FELL FLYING MACHINE WOULDN'T SPREAD ITS WINGS TO THE SATISFACTION Ol- 110 PROMOTERS. DAYTON, Ohio, May 27.?The first test in the Wright Flying Machine that has been made since it lias been reconstructed in Ohio was made Wednesday afternoon in a large open field, about six miles east of here. The atmospheric conditions were furorable and the machine rose into the air about 15 feet and maintained its flight for a distance of about twentyfive feet. It then fell to the ground. The reason assigned' for the failure :o cover more territory was that the power had become exhausted. In the fall the pin propellers at the rear cf the machine were broken and the experiments will now be abandoned for tome time. SUSPENDED PUBLICATION. A, The Worcester Spy Is Up Against a $16,000 Mortgage. WORCESTER, Mass., June 1.?The Worcester Spy, one of the oldest newspajiers in the country, was forced to suspend publication last night, the mortgage for $16,000 having been foreclosed on behalf of the mortgagee, Edward Clark, of Natiek. Mr. Clark declined to become responsible for the cost of getting out a paper for this morning. The publisher and chief owner of the' Spy is Charles Nutt. Undertakers at Clarksburg. . Undertakers Clarence . Musgrave and R. J-., Cunningham were at Clarksburg last night making some preliminary arrangements for the State Convention <4: .Undertakers, which will meet ihei? July 12, 13 and 14. HE BEAUTY" GIRL MAY LIVE But Her Lover, Who Tried to Kill ' Her, Is Dead. I HOI-YOKE, Mass.. June 1.?Crazed by jealousy, Orlando Weatherbee bred two shots at Miss Grace M~orris, of 112 East Dwight street, this city, shortly after midnight and then committed suicide by shooting. It is said the girl refused to marry him and he fired the shots at her, one bullet striking her behind the left ear. It is said that Miss' Morris has an even chance for recovery. .' Normal School Visitors. The local Normal School had a number of visitors this morningr. Dr. Richard G. Boone, who delivered the commencement address at the Grand last night, was present at the chapei exercises and gave an excellent talk to the students. Rev. H. G. Stoetzer, Superintendent Joseph Rosier and Levi B. Harr, of the city, xvere also present. After chapel exercises Professors Waitman T. Barbe and Henry S. Green, of the University arrived, and the crowd inspected the work of the school. Arrived at Lisbon. LISBON, Portugal, June 1.?The American battleships Alabama and Maine arrived here to-day. Albert T. AVatson, Purchasing Agent of the Fairmont Coal Company, with headquarters in Baltimore, was here from Sunday until last night, >>t-t ,,, ? i to that city. We acknowledge a very pleasant call from him yesterday. Hiss E. Lee Moore, of Washington City, tlie charming niece of Mrs. B. F. Reed, of this city, will leave for her home this evening. Elliott Morris, of Monroe street, returned yesterday from the .Kentucky oil fields. - '' - * ... . - ' i Undertaker Eli Musgrave .went on a business trip to Pittsburg this morning, ~to be gone a few days. '( i c . ; DR. GROVER: "TAKE THU DR. BOONE'S TURE m LAST NIGHT SAW THE CLOSE OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EXERCISES OF HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT. : FIFTEEN YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN NOW TAKE RANK AS GRADUATES?ALUMNI BANQUET TO-NIGHT. Last evening saw the close of tlie year's work in the Fairmont High School. The large number of people who assembled at the Grand last night heard one of the best educational lectures ever given in this city. The speaker of the evening was Dr. Richard G. Boone, who is at present editor of Education. His subject was "A Serviceable Education." He spoke of the great importance of education and showed that the educated man has by far the better chance of success. He gave statistics proving that the educated man as a rule is far ahead when it comes to commanding high salaries. The~-lecture was excellent throughout and tlas appreciated by those present. Dr. Boone Is not an entire stranger here, having been an institute instructor here several years ago. He will always have a cood sized audience when he speaks in our city. . _, After the lecture the graduating class composed - of eight young men and seven young women was presented by Principal T. t J. Humphrey to Superintendent Rosier, who, on behalf of the Board of Education, gave them their diplomas. After the granting of the diplomas. Superintendent Rosier introduced Hon. E. SI. Showalter, President of the Board of Education who spoke of the overcrowded condition of our schools and the necessit of erecting more buildings. He informed the people that it is the intention of the Board to submit the question of a bond issue to them at -the general election next fall, and then It would be in their power to decide whether or not wo shall allow our-schools to continue In their . present crowded- condition. There will surely be no objection to the erection of more buildings for in another year it will be an absolutenecessity. . Music for the evening -was furnished hF a special orchestra under the direction of Prof. C. E. Mac-Arthur. The music was s^-Jctly rst^lass. One ^ ^ ^ I <5 Sy MY MAN, IT'LL PUT NEW LIFE I : ~ LECS EXCELLENT of MacArthur's own compositions was enjoyed by the audience. This closes what might be considered the most succeccful year in the history of our High School. A part of this class will be admitted to the University without examination. One of our ccfurses is intended to prepare the students to enter college and it has been recognized by the University authorities. A part of this class composes the first to graduate in this course. It is hoped that as many of the class as can will keep on going to school until they complete a college course. There was a strenuous hut friendly race between Misses Smith and Black for first honors. Miss Smith finally won and Miss Black got second honors. The class as a whole did good work and we should feel proud of them. Very few schools send out classes like the one just going out here. The members of the class are: Cilda Langfltt Smith. Clara Leona Black. Nannie Leigh Cox. Mary Blanche Collins. Ada Blanche Smith. Clyde Hanlin Neill. Walter Gay Lough. Omer Lee Billingsley. Clara Lloyd. Mamie Lavinia Harr. Jackson Clyde Kinsey. Wirt Gerry Faust. Richard Earl McCray. Cree Sheets. French McCray. To-night at the Watson Hotel win be held the Alumni reunion and banquet. A large number of the Alumni and their friends will be present and the event will be an enjoyable one. CAPTORS ARE CONSIDERATE. Perdicaris, the American, And His Stepson Are Faring Very Well. - TANGIER, June 1.?The newspaper | I Maroc to-day states that'the family of. Perdicaris, the American, and his stepson, who are held captives by brigands, have received letters from the captives in which they state they are. in fair spirits and that their cap-' tors, are considerate of them. Wagner Bunner, surveyor of toads of Winfleld district. Is In the-cityt today and called to see us. I "W3 wife ? S' 'L S,' r i 1 i N YOU." DIPLOMAS ^ t NOT SIGNED i BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF McKEESPORT?THE- AFFAI R IS QJJITE SENSATIONAL. McKEESPORT, Pa.. June 1.?Some , of the graduates of the McKeesport J High School who received their diplomas last night have found that they were not signed by the City Superintendent J. B. Ricliey. Some .place the number of diplomas no: signed at four, while the superintend ent himself said there were "several" when a query. was made to the nuin her. When the fact that some had not been signed became known among the students and their friends it created quite a sensation. Superintendent Richey states that his not signing the diplomas does not invalidate them and that he will being the matter befort the Board meeting on Monday evening, saying there are j some things that seniors can do that cannot be overlooked, even after graduation. The withholding of the signature. it Is believed, is due to puns made by the graduates at their commencement exercises held last Friday, but Superintendent Richey has made no statement as io why he has refused to sign the diplomas. other than those above given. Great Floods. | CHEYENNE, Wyo.,' Juno 1.?Horse Creek Valley is flooded and the damage to ranch property is heavy. Reports /from Green river say two are dead, Frank Woodruff and Win. Eurange riders, who were drowned. ! All of the streams of that section are out of their banks and the lowI / ? lands are flooded. The Green river. Big Piny, East Fork, Now Fork, Hams Fork, Silver Creek and South Fnrlr excfintionallv high. As there are no bridges across these , streams above this place, the fords are impassible. Disorder at Hanging Rock. . .COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 1.?A request for troops has been made to suppress disorder at Hanging Rock, Lawrence county, where the employe's of the Hamilton-Furnace are on a strike. The Sheriff of Lawrence > county .makes the request through Major Korwin, of Seventh Regiment, Ironton. The Governor has the request under advisement. Mrs. Hugh Hamilton, of the Fifth ward, was taken to Cook's Hospital iast evening to be treated ior typhoid TROOPS WERE SENT UNDER ORDERS FROM GOVER NOR HERR1CK TU rtIMVaUN ROCKS STRIKERS ARE P'ARADIN-G STREETS. COH.'.MIH.'S. Ohio. June 1.?Gov-. .* crnor Herrick to-day ordered troop.-; 10 Hanging Rock. Lawrence county, to preserve order at the Hamilton Furnace where there has been serious clashes between striking employes and colored strike breakers. Companies-1 of fronton, K of Ports- 5 mouth. G of Manchester, and C of Galllpolts. atiached to the Seventh Infantry, were ordered to the scene >f the trouble. Major Coin, of Ironton. is placed fn direct;'coiiruxeaj^:.S(fe-"'^A^^^ the troops, with Col. Thompson of the seventh ordered to exorcise his authority. This morning Governor Herrick received a telegram from Sheriff Payne, of Lawrence county. The telegram read: "The civil authorities are unable to cope with the situation. Troops appear to me to be \ absolutcy necessary. "The strikers are openly parading :he streets with Winchesters and hotguns and openly threatening viaence and destruction of property. Dne man was shot, yesterday evenUpon receipt of this telegram shortv after 11 o'clock. Governor Herrick trdered Adjutant General ' Crltcb : ' . ield to send the troops. FLINN AND OLIVER ^RE NOW MOST TALKED OF FOR SENATOR QUAY'S PLACE. FRICK WILL NOT BE A CANDIDATE. PITTSBURG. June 1.?Henry CFriclv will not bo a candlate for the .".Trited States-Senate to succeed the j ? late M. S. Quay. He made a positive statement this morning. Mr. Prick was soen at his office In the Prick building: and this question, was adiressed to him: "Are you going to be a candidate lor the IT. S. Senate?" ' ] am not. I never thought of such. ?. thing," replied Mr. Frick. The situation with respect to the Senatorship as far as Allegheny coiinEy is concerned, was simplified to-day. The Republican party's county organhe election of one of two men to the election for one of two men to Hie Senate. They are ex-State Senatt'm Fllnn and George T. Oliver. The statement was made positively - by those men having full knowledge dI the party's plans in this county that no other men are being considKllled By Derrick. MOKGANTOWX, \V. Va? June 1.? (Special.)?Madison \V: Bond, aged 30, while working in a stone, in West Morgantowa thls^ morning, was struck by a falling derrick _ and Instantly killed. About twenty menwore working in tho quarry when a rope slipped, causing the derrick to fall. Deceased was a well thought of man and leaves a wife and two children. He was a stone mason by trade. New Warrant Issued. Elias Matthew, the Syrian, who was, arrested at Monongah on a charge ot obtaining goods under false pretense and who was dismissed because it was not made plain that Monongah i in Marion county, was arrested on a new warrant to-day. He. gave bond of $700^ for his appearance for trial Saturday morning. To Farmers and Wool Growers. I will pay 24 cents for all merchantable -wool delivered to me at Fairmont or places I take in. I pay the highest prices and treat the woil grower right. | THE WEATHER. * J. Clear Skies To-Morrow. 4- WASHINGTON. I>. C.. June <?./ J. 1.?For West* Virginia: Fartlyjj^MgBHMj J. cloudy J afad copier to-n!gh's|mBMm J. showers In eastern port^jflfipHj| J. Thursday, fair; warmer iiy ^ ' ' ' - - . " ' -'-' ^ ^ -.- !