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Ttc Jeweled Band Which Was
Ulr.Elklos' Eooagement
k" Pltteltorg, Pa, Nov 17 What la
presumed to be the engagement ring,
if with ruby setting, from the Duke of
the Abruzzl to Miss Katherlne Elklna,
daughter of Senator Elklna of West
Verglnia, Ilea la the vault of -the
nttsburg poatofflce awaiting ap
praisement to determine the amount
of duty that must be paid before Its
delivery, for the, sender neglected" to
provide for the settlement with
United Statesx treasury officials of
the duty of 60 per cent ad valorem
on precious Jewels coming from other
lands. - ' . ' . "
The ring was received by , regis
tered mall at Elklns, W. xVa, and
from there sent to the poBtma.,ter of
Pittsburg to be referred to the sur
veyor for the port. It arrived late
yesterday , and "was Immediately
turned over to Surveyor M, M. Oar
land. The first Jeweler to whom It
was shown thought It worth about
$3,000. . The second wouldmake no
estimate, but said because of the rare
beauty of the ruby It might be worth
$5,000. The ring will be shown to
other Jewelers to-day and If they
agree upon a valuation It -will -be
sent to Elklns, there to be held until
,ha H.tfw ! noM Tf tin n nnrn1empri t
i uv, uuij Ma iitiui " r f -
is agreed upon here it Is said the
v ring will be sent to the treasury de
partment at Washington.
The ring is a heavy gold band
about one-eighth of an inch wide and
Is set with a pigeon blood ruby, oval
shaped and weighing about six or
seven karats. It is enclosed in a
satin lined white leather case. Post
office authorities here do not admit
tfit the duke sent the ring or in
fact discuss the matter at all, but
in view of all that has gone before
the presumption is that he sent the
ring and that it is the engagement
token. (
The opinion is ventured by t8ome
that the duke may have sent a re
mittance to cover the duty, which
was delayed. It is also said he may
be advised of the amount needed and
forward it by cable.
The Elklns family also will be
free to pay the duty-and -take the
ring as soon as the amount, about
$1,800, is determined.
To Prevent Explosions.
Paris, Nov 17. Minister of Pub
lic Works Barthou to-day witnessed
a series of successful experiments to
prevent explosions in . mines. , The
experiments demonstrated" that cer
tain "low temperature" or "safety
explosives" when substituted for dy
namite or other high tension explos
ives do not set coal dust on fire and
furthermore that forty per cent of
Schist dust . mixed with : coal dust
renders the latter free from the dan
ger of explosion. Experiments were
conducted also in chambers filled
with : sulphuric acid with a new
respiratory apparatus and the ability
of life savers equipped therewith to
work for three hours in the most
noxious vapors was demonstrated.
Had a Close Call ,
Chicago.' Nov 17. Miss Marlon
Lawson, daughter of Thomas Law
son, the Boston financier and mil
lionaire, and Mrs Prentiss h.t Coon
ley of Lake Forest, a Chicago su
burb, narrowly escaped death early
yesterday morning when the; Coonley
automobile, in which they ere rid
ing to the northwestern station in
Lake Forest, was wrecked, hurling
the occupants of the car to the
ground almost in .front of the fast
approaching train. On nearing the
railroad tracks at high speed the car
skidded across thea treet. No one
was injured.
' Asked for a Declaration.
Berlin, Nov 17. Chancellor von
Buelow during his interview with
the emperor at Potsdam to-day asked
his majesty for a .declaration, to
gether with permission to publMi
the same, to the effect that In future
the emperor would deal with state
affairs only through the constitution
al channels, namely through the
chancellor. His majesty acceded to
the request and the declaration ask
ed for appeared in the Reichsanzeig
er io-day.
Demurrer Sustained.
Boston,. Nov. 17. The de'murrerof
the N. Y.,.N. H..& Hi R. R. to the bill
or information, brought by Attorney
General Malone of Massachusetts, to
prevent the New Raven road from
holding stock of the Boston & Maine
was 'sustained in the supreme court
to-day. The bill of information Is
not sufficiently specific and the at
torney general Is glvei two weeks in
which to amend tne original dui.
Wh Married To-day.
pawtneket R. I.. Nov 17. Gov
ernor James H. Hlgglns, the young
est state executive in tne country,
was united in marriage to-day to
Miss Helen F. Maguire. daughter of
Mr and Mr John T. Maguire of this
rity. The ' ceremony was performed
at St Joseph's Catholic church by
t?,ht Rev Mathew Harklns. bishop
of the Providence diocese.
Forecast for Connecticut: Fair
to-nlgbt and. Wednesday: light to
moderate westerly winds. ...
Areas of low 'pressure are central
this morning fn the St Lawrence val
in the British northwest, wlta
M W,W wu.a..M "... TTtot. a m ll
Ibe Onlf coast.
I Precipitation has occurred during
f he put twenty-four hours over the
ake region aal the St Lawrence val-
I ley. - . .'
I Conditions indicate for this vlcin-
ty fair weather to-night and Wcd-
V ftMdX
Foolish and Reckless Aolo Driv
er Who Tried lo Lower a
. Record.
Birmingham, Ala, Nov 17. Emile
Strieker was' killed on the. fair
grounds early, this . morning whllj
making an effort to lower the twenty-four
hour automobile record. The
car wag speeding at the rate of sixty
miles an hour. The race was start
ed by Lewis Strang and Strieker re
lieved him shortly after midnight.
While -speeding around a curve of
the poorly lighted track one tire ex
ploded and this was followed almost
Immediately by the explosion of an
other. . In an Instant the car was a
wreck and Strieker was. pulled from
beneath In a dying condition. Hh
lived butft short time. J Leon Bar
rows, who ' was in the car with him,
was seriously Injured.
No Thoueht of Sain? Be Saaran f o
Paris, NVi 17. Princess Anna fle
Sagan, formerly Anna Gould, denied
today that she Intended suing for a
separation and declared that she was
"Ideally happy" In her new married
Prince Helie de Sagan was with his
wife when she made this statement,
and he corroborated it with many
smiles. '';' . ' ',
The De Sagans were seen in the pal
ace which Count Bonl de Castellan
built in the Avenue du Bols de Bou
logne. . -
The princess had beard of the cabled
report from New York that Mr. Sem
pie, the princess' lawyer, knew that
affidavits In a separation suit bad been
filed. In answer to this the princess
aid: "
"There is not one word ef truth In
the story. - No papers have been 01
will be filed. The Castellanes want
such a thing to happen and have dou
all lu their power to bring it about
We are ideally happy."
De Sagan echoed, ."Perfectly happy.
Then the princess continued: -.
' "The discord between my . husband
and myself exists only In some peo
ple's imaginations. Moreover, we art
quite sure of winning our suit for th
full. possession of my children." -
Some 'of Revolutionary Leaders en
--Way U -Peking, r-"-";.
Peking, Nov. 17. As a result of the
confusion fallowing the deathst of the
emperor and dowager empress a ad the
proclamation of three-year-old Pu Yl
as emperor reports have been receiv
ed of disturbances in the provinces
which are said to be revolutionary.
, There are. rumors that some of the
revolutionary leaders are on the way
to Peking. ' . -
The authority over the Chili troops
has been divided, one division being
under the direction of the throne and
two divisions beiag placed in com
mand of Tleh Liang, the minister of
war, who is Yuan Shi Kal's bitter op
ponent In this way Prince Chun wlli
have a restraining hold on Yuan Shi
Kai, who en account of the govern
ment's weak personnel is at present
the only visible support of the emperor
and regent. " ,
Conservatives Are Represented by Only
Two Members.
Havana, Nov. 17. Returns from all
precincts show that the Cuban senate
is Liberal with the exception of two
The Conservatives carried only
twelve out of eighty-two municipali
ties, electing thirty-two out of eighty
three representatives.
Nero as an Art Lover.
One fact redeems to a certain extent
the memory of an emperor whose
name is held in abhorrence by young
students of history. The fact is that,
whenever excavations have been made
in grounds known to have belonged to
Nero, some genuine work of a Greek
master has been sure to come to light
In other words, the only chance we
have left of discovering lost master
pieces is to follow in the footsteps
of Nero and search whatever building
or site is known to have been inhab
ited by him whether the golden house
at Rome or the hunting box at Subla
queum or the sea cottage at Antlum.
Born in the last named place oa Dec
15, A. D. 37, he seems to have been
possessed of a double nature, one half
of which was kind, generous, poetic,
artistic, musical, while the other was
unspeakably depraved. Nothing could
show better this contrast In his per
sonality than a comparison between
two portrait busts, sttl extant . the
first taken soon after hlskecession to
the throne, while still guiltless of dis
sipation, the other after a few years ot
shocking decadence and depravity.
The account given by Suetonius of the
first period of bis career is quite charm
ing. The youth appears to have been de
voted, body arid soul, to sport and art
rather than to the ruling of the empire.
Rodolfo Lanclanl in Putnam's and
the Reader.
Dead Convlcte Takes Out.
Birmingham, Ala, "Nov 17. Five
dead convicts have been taken from
mine No 3 of the Tennessee Coal and
Iron 'Co. Several more men are
known, to be imprisoned. Fire be
lieved -to have been started by eon
victa broke, out. ia the mine last
nighf. v
Emperor Wllllim and Von Boe
low Bad t Oearl fo Bear!
' Talk This llorolog
Berlin, Nov 17. An interview be
tween Chancellor von. Buelow , and
Emperor William held at ' the new
palace in Potsdam this morning re
sulted in a satisfactory understand
ing. His majesty expressed his com
plete confidence in the chancellor
and the chancellor will remain in of
fice. Furthermore the emperor ac
cepted the proposal" made by the
prince concerning the future conduct
of state affairs.
The result is believed to have
ameliorated the very serious Internal
situation whlclr has existed In Ger
many for the past fortnight. , This
meeting which was watched by the
entire German people with the most
profound interest is an outcome of
the much discussed "interview" wtih
an Englishman published in the. Lon
don Daily Telegraph on October 28,
in which the emperor was credited
with a very frank statement of the
world policy of the German empore
and also with being a very gcd
friend to Great Britain. The publi
cation was followed by a furious out
break in Germany against his ma
jesty. He was most severely criti
cized In the German press and in the
reichstag for his Indiscretion, his as
supmtlon of the royal prerogative
ana for unwarranted interference in
the state affairs of the nation. Prince
von Buelow replied to these criti
cisms in the reichstag and said that
the emperor in the future would re
frain from, a repetition of his most
unpopular course of action.
During" the meeting of to-day the
chancellor explained clearly to his
majesty the temper of the German
people on this matter.
Whether or not the chancellor re
mained in office depended on how th(
emperor accepted his statements.
The Relchsansselger, the official
gazette of the empire, will publish
to-.night with the sanction of the em
peror the following statement: . "Jfi
the course of the audience granted
to-day by the emperor to Chancellor
von Buelow the chancellor described
to the emperor the mood of theh na
tion and explained his position with
reference to .the debate in the reich
stag of last Tuesday. The emperor
listened to these explanations with
great earnestness and expressed his
will as follows:
"Heedless of the obvlou8 'Incorrect
exaggerations, his majesty consider
ed his principal aim to be to secure
the continuance of the imperial poli
cies under the safeguard of consti
tutional responsibilities; he approv
ed the chancellor's address . fij, -the
reichstag and assured the prince ol
his continued confidence,"
Immediately after his return from
Potsdam Chancellor von Buelow saw
the members of the Prussian minis
try in confidential council and com
municated to them the details of his
audience with the emperor. The
president of the reichstag. Count von
Stolberg had a long conference with
the chancellor immediatelv after the
meeting with the ministry. Details
of Potsdam audience were communi
cated to the leading members ot the
federal council by Minister of the In.
terlor Bethmann-Hollweg.
New York, Nov 17. Frank ' H.
Scott, president of the Century Pub
lishing Co, declared positively to-day
that no money had been paid or was
to be paid by the German govern
ment for the suppression of Dr Wil
liam Bayard Hale's interview with
the Kaiser which had been announced
for publication in the Century Maga
zine. A cable from Berlin last night
stated that a weekly journal pro
fessed to have reliable Information
that after negotiations between the
German foreign office and the writer
of the interview, the government had
paid Dr Hale $59,000.
"I have read all the various arti
cles published about this interview,"
said Mr Scott, "including the one
printed this morning. They are all
absolutely untrue. There is not a
word of truth in the statement that
Dr Hale or anyone else received or
Is to receive any money for suppres
sion of the article."
Cotton Tax Discussed.
Washington, Nov 17. At the sec
ond and last day's session of the an
nual meeting of the national associa
tion of state university presidents
held here to-day the cotton tax and
its relation to higher education in
the south was one of theh questions
discussed. Another subject of dis
cussion was the relation of non
agricultural state universities to the
agricultural state universities.
Fire House Burned Down.
Bristol. Nov 17. The Zealot hook
and ladder company's bouse was gut
ted by fire to-day. In the building
are also several societies and labor
unions. The lire company Is a vol
unteer one and their loss will be
$1,800 ladder truck and 300 In fur
niture. hTe loss to the town will be
$3,000., The cause of the fire is un
known. '
Live Stock Market.
CATTLE Supply light; market lower;
choice. K.SOa.6; prime, 16 505 71: reel
calrr. S.t.2i.
HOtiS Receipts fair; market active;
prim heavlee, S& Mat; medium. n.S0a.S5;
heavy Torker. K.TOaSM; light Yorker,
i.2B: pig. 14 Ma4.3; rough. t4.S0ai.J6.
SHEEP AND LAMBS - Supply fair;
market steady; prime wether. HlSetX;
cull aa4 common. n.UalM; lamb. S4a
AW. v ' .
tout loa ag atoMf every eay
that your tenement la rieaat Lei
Ibe Democrat a4 teva.sC days ret
Alter a CoDfcreooe WUb John
Yl. KeroBt Decides Ratio
Eofer Senatorial Race.
Indianapolis, Jnd, Nov 17. Thom
as Taggart, former democratic na
tional chalrmun, announced last
night that be was not a candidate
for United States senator. The an
nouncement followed a conference
by Mr Taggart and John W. Kern at
the latter's office. In his statement
Mr Taggart expresses deep gratitude
for the support his friends have of
fered him, but suys he will be better
satisfied to remain in the ranks and
assist the democratic organization.
Georee LrFox Finds Evidence of
Wickedness Bv Wav of Cheshire.
Southlngton, Nov 17. The fact
that there is a possibility of prosecu
tions for corrupt practices at the re
cent election has caused a great deal
of concern in town. John Moran,
chairman ' of the democratic town
committee, has received a letter
from George L. Fox of New Haven
stating that he has evidence of cor
rupt practice in Southlngton. The
communication to Mr Moran further
says that a number of men in Chesh
ire are ready to give the necessary
evidence and the names of the
Cheshire men were given in the let
ter. Immediately the democratic
chairman wrote letters to the men In
Cheshire and has asked what evi
dence they have in the matter.
Mr Moran said yesterday that
there must be some mistake as he
believes the latest election was as
clean and free from corrupt practice
as any ever held in Southlngton. No
money was used except for legitimate
expenses, he says, and the case Is not
causing him any anx:iety as lit
would be impossible to get evidence.
Chairman William Duncan of the re
publican town committee Bald that
he heard of Mr Moran 's deceiving the
communication from Mr Fox but he,
had paid little heed to it knowing
that no corrupt practices were at
tendant upon the last election. He
said in part: "If we can't win In a
legitimate way then we'll lose. Ab
solutely no evidence can be gained In
the case because I am positive that
neither the republican nor the demo
cratic party used questionable meth
ods on November 3.''
"or a New Road.
New York, Nov 17. The ' public
service commission' to-day authorized
the building of a monorail railroad
frcm the Bartow street station of the
New Haven road to the lower end
of City Island.
Wear an Upson, Singleton "Sim
plex" shirt and know shirt comfort.
Luke Stapleton of Union street was
operated upon yesterday at his home
for an abscess and wll be confined
to his home for a few days.
The isolation hospftal Is now va
cant, the last tenant, Miss Pelletier,
who was taken down with diphtheria
while attending a patient, being dis
charged yesterday.
Mayor William E, Thorns, who ran
for justice ot the peace on the demo
cratic ticket, spent $1.50 to be elect
ed. Treasurer Frank P. Brett of
the democratic town committee ex
pended $2,463.84.
Mrs Rose E. Howney, widow of
the late Thomas Downey, aged 43
years, died this afternoon at her
home 64 Round Hill street. She
leaves 3 daughters, Johephine, Anna
and May, also her mother Mrs Han
orah David.
The funeral of Martin Leo was
held this morning from his late
hom.e on. School street with, a mass
of requiem at the Immaculate Con
ception church and interment in new
St Joseph's cemetery. The bearers
were William Ash, John Saunders,
James O'Toole, John Burns, Philip
Beckerhouse and Hugh Mungavin.
The jury In the superior court to
day resumed, the hearing ot the ap
peal of Jane W. Hotcbkiss of Nau
gatuck against the action of the
board of burgesses of that town In
awarding her benefits when she
claims she should have been given
damages, for a change of grade of
the highway near her property. She
cla!ms'$2,000 damages. .
The Forum club, composed of
members of St Mary's Alumni asso
ciation held a banquet in the Willard
lunch room on East Main street last
evening. James Drennan was toast
master. The other members present
were Kevin F'tzpatrick, John Gaff
ney, Thomas Shannaban, John
Hutchinson, Michael Pendy, John
McNeills. Frank Carroll, Reginald
McKenna, John Hennessey, Martin
Tehan and William Lawlor.
Lawrence Blanc died In the
French hospital on 34th street. New
York yesterday. The remains were
brought to this rity in charge ot Un
dertaker Arthur J. Lunny. The de
ceased was formerly an employe of
the Scovtll Manufacturing company.
He leaves two daughters, Mary and
Sophia and one son Lawrence. The
funeral will be held to-morrow af
ternoon from 8 Marley Place to St
Anne's church at 2 o'clock. Inter
ment will be in Calvary cemetery.
Mayor Thorns has approved all
the resolutions pasted by the alder
men last idghi. in-.--'1in; tht
changing the school lines of the
Bunker Hill district. To some this
may apnea.' strange teeing that he
had vetoed the resolution ot the
previous meeting with rt-fereate to
that school question, but as a mat
ter of fact the only reason why the
veto power .'ae exercised was to
give parties who wanted another try
at it a chance to be beard In the al
dcrmaoit! chamber before the matter
was fin ally dUfveed of. . ,
Woman Victim Now Lies al Ibe
Point ol Deatb fo Water- .
borjr Hospital -
An attempted murder and suicide
took place last night near the shops
of the Smith & Griggs Manufactur
ing Co on the Slmonsville road, whn
John Cavanaugh ot 21 Willard street
fired three bullets at Mrs Edith
French of High street, Union City,
and then discharged two at himself,
making a wound on the. left temple.
This Is supposed to be the final
scene In the secret lives of this man
and woman. When Mrs Cavanaugh
and her tlyee children heard of the
murderous affair she became hysteri
cal, While the police are not talking
much about the affair, It is said that
Cavanaugh and Mrs French had
known each other for some time, and
that they were quite intimate. He
has been engaged as an agent for the
Potter-Foote Paper Co and also as
an Insurance agent. He is a medium
sized young man with fair, curly
hair, and is probably one of the very
well known young men in town. It
is said that he had an appointment
with the woman near the factory
mentioned and that she was on hand
at the time stated in the note asking
her to meet him. The placp of their
tryst is very lonely and not very
bright at night. It is supposed by
the police, from what Cavanaugh in
his rambling way told them, that he
had been talking with the woman
only a short time and that he urged
her to go away with him. She hav
ing a cooler head than he, declined
to risk the. refuge of a home for the
slight and doubtful protection, the
fancy of a married man, and a father
of three children, could give the wife
of another living man, and she more
than once, the police believe, gently
Informed him that they were' better
off in their respective homes. Then
he suddenly drew a revolver from
the right hand side pocket of his
overcoat and fired three shots at her,
the three lodging in her body, one
near the heart, and any of them
likely to prove fatal. She fell to the
gronnd with a scream, and Cavan
augh, no doubt believing that he had
finished' her, turned the .weapon on
himself and- emptied the remaining
contents at his forehead. Only oue
bullet grazed him over the left tem
ple. George Jones, who lives in the im
mediate vicinity of the place, heard
the reports of the explosions and ran
out; In his shirt sleeves. He then
heard the woman's cries and rushed
to where she had fallen. It is not
known if ,- he . saw Cavanaugh. It
seems, however, that Cavanaugh,
after firing the two shots at himself,
hurried away, but he- left a trail of
blood behind and later this served to
track him. .
A trolley car bound for Naugatuck
was approaching and Jones, doing all
he could for the suffering woman,
hallooed for help. D. H. Douglas, the
conductor, stopped the car and with
the assistance of Jones and Motor
man Stanbury, got the woman on the
car. At that point there is a siding
and a Waterbury bound car came
along very soon. The bleeding wo
man was put on Douglas's car and
after some talk among, the passen
gers as to the speediest way of reach
ing their destination, they decided to
change cars so that Douglas's car
returned to Waterbury. It reached
Exchange place about .8:30 o'clock
and the woman was transferred as
speedily as possible to an ambulance
which conveyed her to the Waterbury
Meanwhile Information of the
shooting had reached the police and
every available man was sent out to
arrest Cavanaugh. After some time
he was found in James E. Watts's
saloon, 150 South Main street, by
Officer McLean, who took him to the
police station, where he was given
medical assistance. This morning
when the doors of the station opened
to admit the prisoners to the city
court, Cavanaugh, with one side of
his head hidden in bandages covering
his left eye, and with what seemed to
be a sheet or blanket over him, was
the first to enter. It was at once evi
dent that he was a stranger in the
place. His counsel, Attorney E. B.
Reiley, spoke to him a few minutos
and then court opened. Cavanaugh
was charged with attempting to mur
der Mrs French, but no plea was
taken or given and the matter was
put over to to-morrow without bail.
Prosecuting Attorney Meigs remark
ing that the woman was not likely
to live as she bad three bullets in
her body.
The police say they can make
neither one thing nor the other out
of what Cavanaugh has told them.
It Is supposed that he and Mrs
French understood each other pretty
well. There is a report that they
went to Springfield, Mass, together
some time ago, but Mr French is re
ported 4o have said that be knew
where his wife was on that occasion
and that she went no further than
Hartford to arrange for an opera
tion. Her husband is an employe 'A
the Connecticut Co.
Mrs French is a decided brunette
and lived on Sunnyside avenue till
she married two years ago. How
she became acquainted wilh Cavan
augh or bow long they knew each
other are matters to be developed
by the courts along with the extent
and depth of : their acquaintance.
Rumor on this score said they became
acquainted when he was collecting
for a life insurance company and
that he was a regular caller upon her
from that time. The police do not
believe that French knew ot Car-
anaugh's 'being so well acquainted
with her. :
Another rumor,- probably founded
on what Cavanaugh has told the po
lice, Is to the effect that he accused
the woman of playing him for what
money she could get from him, and
that last night he charged her with
taking $80 from him during tho
Springfield trip.
On this point of money the police
was asked to-day if it was so that
Cavanaugh's wife lodged a complaint
about a month ago and that he had
taken $100 from the house and madu
no satisfactory report about what he
had done with it. The answer of the
police was that this was the business
of the prosecuting attorney and they
did not wish to interfere with him.
Mr French was summoned from
his home about 9 o'clock last night.
At first he did not believe that his
wlfe,wa8 the victim of a shooting af
fray and be laughed at the idea, re
marking that it wa.s impossible. But
a glance at the form on the hospital
bed convinced him of the awful truth
of the report and he passed the en
tire night and morning at her bad
side. The revolver with which the shoot
ing was done was found by Mrs Wil
liam Erwin near the scene of the
shooting, and she handed it over to
Edward Christian, who gave it to the
The condition of Mrs French was
somewhat better this afternoon. At
the Waterbury hospital she was said
to be more than holding her own at
press hour.
Man Under Arrest for Givine Friend
$100 to Chanee.
A clever piece of deception was
played upon Henry Johnson, a gent's
furnisher on Canal and Grand street
Saturday evening. A friend, while
making a purchase asked him if he
would change a $100 note. John
son said he would be pleased tol
oblige his friend who went away
and in a few moments returned with
a $100 greenback. Monday morning
when Johnson took the money to
bank to deposit he -was astonished
to find it returned with a hearty
laugh on the part of the receiving
teller. It transpired that someone
got two $100 bills of the Confeder
ate kind and pasted the ends to
gether vin a manner that no one
could causally discover the deception.
One of the bills was dated 1862 and
the other 1864 and they promised to
pay on behalf of the Southern Con
federacy $100 with two per cent in
terest from date of issue, two days
after the successful termination of
the civil war for the southern states.
A man named Sussleman was arrest
ed last evening in connection with
the matter and he is At liberty on
bail of $500. Johnson took the
matter to . Attorney Reeves to
straighten out for him and Sussle
man's arrest was the result. It is
now said there is a gang of New
Yorkers interested in the matter.
' This Death a Mystery.
Pittsburg, Nov 17. Mystery sur
rounds -the death of Harry E. Mc
Cullough, treasurer of the JJniou
Fruit Auction Co, whose body, frozen
stiff, was found yesterday on a road
leading from the Meddix Run, near
Dubois, Clearfield county, Pa, to a
thick woods. Friends believe Mr Mc
Cullough, who was on a hunting ex
pedition, may have been frosen to
death after having eaten something
poisonous at the hunting camp. Foul
play has also been suggested and the
authorities are Investigating. Mc
Cullough was 33 years old and mar
ried. . ,
A Sweeping Decision.
Washington, Nov 17. According
to a sweeping decision by the com
missioner ot patents any label bear
ing the inscription "Guaranteed un
der the pure food and drug acts June
30, 1906," where such inscription
is intended to imply that the gov
ernment is responsible for the purity
of the goods, will be refused regis
tration. It is held by the officials
that the government simply accepts
the assertion of the manufacturer
that the goods are pure and then in
vestigates his business.
The Range You Will Eventually Buy,
"Makes Cooking Easy" the Reason Why.
We're always glad to extend time
payments to responsible parties de
siring to purchase a Glenwood Range
or Heating Stove.
Glen wood Parlor Stoves $11.23 to
Glen wood Ranges 925 to $125.
We furnish the prettiest Homes
, . .,
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The Hampson-Sellew
Views of Secretary of War Tall
Same as Tbose Deld By
President Elect,
Washington, Nov 17. That th
opinions expressed by Secretary , of
War Wright yesterday in favor of
free trade with the Philippines for
tobacco and sugar are the views ot
President-elect Taft was the freely,
expressed belief In the ways and 1
means committee room of the house
when the hearing on the sugar ached'
ule of the tariff was resumed to-day.
Secretary Wright's familiarity with
the industrial situation in the Phil
ippines leads to the belief that he
will disclose some interesting facta
when he appears before the commit-
tee later. The secretary of war toole
occasion yetserday to attack the so
called sugar trust, and there is much!
speculation among those who follow;
closely the tariff hearings as to what
effect the remarks of the secretary,
of war will have in regard to the re
adjustment of the sugar schedule in
the tariff bill which is to be present
ed to the special session of congress
in March. Chairman PPayne of tho
committee intimated yesterday that
the Philippine tariff question might
be taken up apart from the present
hearings on the proposed revision of
the tariff.
Former Gladys Vanderbilt'a Child
Has Four Names. ,
Vienna, Nov 17. The InfanB
daughter of Countess Szechenyi who
was born October 27 was to-day bap
Used at her mother's home, Ormezo
Castle. The child was named Cor
nelia Maria Alexandra Nandtne.
Countess Szecbenyl was formerly;
Miss Gladys Vanderbllt of New)
Suit for Forfeiture
Chicago, Nov 17. Suit for th9
forfeiture to the government of pro
perty valued at $82,000, said to be
long to Mrs "Jack" Gardner of Bos
ton, and alleged to have been smug
gled into this country from England
by Mrs E. C. Chadbourne, was be
gun in the Uinted States court to
day. Most Hang December 11.
, Chicago, Nov 17. Herman Billik,
convicted of the murder of five mem
bers ot. the.. Vzral.family,.jnust haa
on December 11, according to a conrt
decision to-day. Billik fought his
case up through , a 11 the courts to the
United States supreme bench.
, Want Free Schools
Paris, Nov 17. The Temps this
afternoon published a dispatchfrom
St Pierre Miquelon, an island off tha
coast of New Foundland, saying that
there has been a big manifestation
in St Pierre in favor of free schools.
The people raised the American flag
over the governor's house. .
Only One Session.
Denver, Col, Nov 17. But ' orua
session of the American Federation
of Labor was held to-day. The busi
ness consisted principally of further;
reports of committees. The after
noon was spent in a tour of the city.
12c lb. can.
Every can bears this legend: Guari
anteed under the Food and Drags
act of Congress, June 30,-1906. 1
Best Teas .... .... 25e ltt
Best Coffee - 20c lb
None higher.
89 South Main St. Up One Flight.
Furniture, Company,
118-120 BA5X ST
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