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w A- &~ VOLUME 1, GENEVA, K Y„ MOKDAY, JUNE 17, 1895. Burned In New? York Early this Morning. JACOBS'THEATER An d Other Fires in the Great- er New York. FIREMEN'S GOOD WORK •sg The Loss Is Placed at One Hundred Thousand Dollars-The Scenery of hree Companies Was Burned-Other Fires. S„-\v YORK, June IT.-Shortly after niid- „H;I. fire started in H. K. Jacobs, Third A Crime, theatre between SOth and Hist ,'tivets and threatened for Ja time to de- stn.v not only the theatre but a number of l.„„^s adjoining, tenanted by many fami- nes Prompt work by the firemen, who had „trrtiiusof water on the fire within three ...mutes after the fire was discovered saved Hi,- surrounding property. Two or three of the tenement houses ad- jmvnt to the theatre caught fire but the fire- ,„HII prevented the flames from making any headway, and the fire was confined to the theatre which was gutted. The loss is esti- mated at $100,000. The theatre was built in M; by McKee Rankin. Its present owner, H. U. Jacobs, is now in Chicago. Among the property lost was scenery belonging to Jnn.es B. Maekey's \Wages of Sin\ and ••Oltar door\ companies, and the Flora Hiuilley ' ^ay Train\ combination. There uasno watchman in the building, which uu-, condemned as unsafe some weeks ago. It is believed that the fire started in shav- ing* and litter 1-ft upon the stage by work- men who had been repairing the house since it eh wed for the season on June 6th. I'ire early this morning in the Mailiard 1. nlding, corner of University place and Fourteenth street caused a loss of 10,00^ divided between Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co., Jewelers: Dempsey and Carroll, photograph- ed and printers.nnd the Needham Piano and Urtfitn company. Th9 Republican League. NEW YUIIK, June IT.—There were ninny . iiller» tn-ilay at the headquarters of the republican state leagne in the fifth Avenue I |, « Here Major John W. Totten, tbejep- rcsri,taei\e »f the general committee was luud at wi.rlv getting thiugs in shape for the -tart f»r tUn eland tomorrow morning. Major Totten received mttny messoges dnriiiK the .lay. which satisfied bjm that the delegation from the einpirej*fate\would be linger limn nas originally counted upon. .Anioiu; the republicans of national reputa- tion n-liii H ill be present is ex-Senator War- ner JUiller. *\ FOR HER GOLD. A Woman Murdered In Virginia. Chopped to Pieces with an Axe. RICHMOND, VA., June 17.—Mrs. Lucy Jane I'd lard. 50 years old, wife of a farmer in Charlotte county, was murdered Saturday, the murderers using an axe. The perpetra- tors secured ^8(10 in cash that was in a trunk. f'..llard and a number of field hands were ii orking within 300 yards of the house at the tune Suspicion points to two colored vtiiiuen. FIFTY LASHES. On Th,eir Bare Backs for Getting Married. s,n in MCALLISTER, I. T., June 17.—At the Hufala court house, Thomas Chickasaw, a i reek Indian received fifty lashes on hiB liaiv hack to-day for violating the Creek until HI law by marrying a Women closely ri luted to him. The woman also received lifti lushes in like manner, The laws of the Creek nation prohibit relatives Jfrom marrying. Stock Market Improving. NKW YORK, June 17; 10 a. m.—The rail- way ami miscellaneous stock market opened •piiet nnU firm. The improvement in prices for the drat ten minutes ranged % to % per cent high and was well distributed. A Sunday Drowning N.'KIVALK, CONN., June 17—Two boys named (Junari and John, aged eight and fan respectively, wore drowned yesjerday aftei- nooii while bathing in the harbor. SENECA PALLS INNING ANEW POSTMASTER APPOINTED Henry Stoweil Will Succeed Editor Andrews In Handling th6 Mall. BVBSAU OK TUB Trass, J Seneca Kails; Julie 17, 1KW. 5 t'liarles Moaner, of Syracuse, was in town yestenlay visiting his friends. Louis Anient, a law student In Cornell, is at home f„r the summer vacation. Carroll & Cogon have openeda blacksmith shop in state street. The excise board will meet on Thursday .evening. William McCormiuk, bT Ann Arbor, Mich., i» a gue.it of his sister, Mrs. B. M. Barry. John Hlei' will bo awrtfeged,before Justice Simpsoi, one day this 'week, charged Avith ns-^ult in the third degree. John jtfooney is the complainant. A new electric street light has been placed •it the cmner of Pall and Walnut streets. The Drayman's union has been organized here with the- following temporary officers: *• J. Turrill. president; George SoliivaUi .^'™ f'-'hlent; H. W. Smith, secretary! Henry -Singer; .treasurers Bert S. C<JlUllS,te- mo guardian. As soon as the necessary Sorter | 9 received, the Union will meet and e 'eet permanent offleers. \ Mr and Mrs. John Montgomery', df I6WB, ar \'Vr..w|th-Trleii(h.\.. That which bar DM* -, Weal*,*,,- - '• -- / ' Wftl within a few days Charles T. Andrews will step down and out of thepostoftice here, with his term three quarters served^ to make room for a new postmaster in the person of Henry Stoweil, editor and publisher of the Seneca Falls .Reveille. For more than a year Mr. Andrews' removal has been looked for and the private dispatch, which Mr Ser- vin sent Mr, Stoweil Saturday evening, an- nouncing the latter'sappointment was any- thing other than a surprise to/the knowing ones. Official notification of Mr. Stowell's good luck is expected within a. day or two and meanwhile there is general rejoicing in Tammany's wigwam; while gloom and row is prevalent in the republican camp. The berth means a salary of *3,400 per an- num for the Reveille's editor ami the loss of a corresponding amount for Mr. Andrews. M Wednesday of this week will be recorded in local history as a day of weddings, as no less than ihree are scheduled. In the after- noon Miss Libbie Galpin and William Van Tine will be married in the bride's home on Miller street. Later Miss Mary Lewis and Adalbert Freeland will form a life partner- ship. The third ceremony will make Miss Annie Laurie, of Auburn, the wife of H. C. Philpatt, of this place. This marriage will take place in the home of William Walker. Miss Sarah Murphy left this morning 'or Boston, where she will make an ext nded visit with friends. Children's day was appropriately offered yesterday -in the Wesleyan \church. Rev. Mr. McDowell preached a sermon especially for the little ones in the morning, and in the evening an interesting and instructive pro- gramme was presented. The church was lav- ishly decorated with fragrant flowers. s <*\ \Deadly ARE GETTING READY. Was Almost a Fatal Accident A Budget of Interesting- Notes From Our Neighbors in the East- Hems of Latest News. BUREAU OP THE TIMES, > Waterloo. June 17, 1BH0 5 Murray Van Tassell, of Newark, is the guest of his friends, the Braden brothers, on Elizabeth street. The handbills are abroad in the land an- nouncing some of the features with which the business men of Waterloo intend to treat their friends, on the glorious Fourth. Among them are the following: Booming of Can- non, fusileev parade, greased pole and pig, tub races, wheelbarrow race, sack race, run- ning races, bicycle races, hose races and baseball contests. Rev. E. Packwood gave a very interesting and instructive discourse at the men's meet- ing of the V. M. C. A. yesterday afternoon in the parlors of the association. * Eov. C. H. James, chaplain of the tanitar- ium at Clifton Springs, conducted the ser- vices at the Presbyterian church yesterday, and preached both niorn'ng and evening. His sermons were elegant and impressive. B. B. Bacon and John Ditmars, of Hobart college, Geneva, visited relativesjtnd friends here yesterday. Children's day wilt be observed at the Disciples church on the last Sunday of the present month'. Elaborate preparations are being made for the occasion. The building committee of the Methodist church met on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock fpr the purpose of opening proposals for building the new church edifice. There were seven bidders, but the contract was awarded to the Edson Brothers of Phelps, at $1S,C 0,80. Eugene Haggerty, son of Mr. and Mrs. Satn'l Haggerty of South Waterloo, met with an accident on Saturday Jforenoon that came near being fatal. He was riding a bicycle at a rapid speed and in turning a curve in the neighborhood of W. B. Clark's wheel works collided with William Wal- ter's truck wagon and was thrown to the ground, receiving severe cuts and bruises about the right knee. Dr. Geo. A. Bellows was called and attended to the young lad The wheel was badly shattered. Miss Carrie Alsop died last Saturday at the residence of her parents Mr. and Mrs. George Alsop, in the north western portion of Waterloo. Deceased has been a patient sufferer from consumption for a great length of time. The funeral took place: this after- noon at 8 o'clock from her lute home, Rev. W. S. Carter officiating, with interment in Maple Grove cemetery. The bereaved fam- ily have the sincere Sympathy of friends and neighbors. Waterloo Tent No. 188, K. O. T. M., will hold a sociable on the lawn in front of J. E. Richardson's residence, corner of Williams and Virginia streets tomorrow evening, tee cream, cake and lemonade will be served, and an excellent orchestra will bo in attend- ance. The steam yacht \Agnes Captain R. Candee of Cayuga, took this morning a large party of the Waterloo High school students, their families and friends for an excursion and picnic on Seneca Lake. In the after- noon the base ball team of the school will cross bafe with a team at Willard State Hospital; Mrs. John Abt and children, of Buffalo, are the guests of Mrs. Abt's sister, Mrs* William Menger on West Main street. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin U, Lauey returned to Rochester last evening after a visit of a few days at the residence of Enos Baney on Wil- liams street: •/ Willis Hbyt, sou of Charles D. Hoyt, of Denver, Col., formerly of Waterloo, gradu- ated with honors at the Denver High school, lasfcWodnesdttyi Through the courtesy of Miss Charlotte C Garvin and I, Willard Huff, we are dou- bly invited to attend the class of '05 gradu- ating exercises of the Wfttetloo fiigh school Which wilt take place on Wednesday eve- ning at the Academy of Muskv The,young lady and gentleman will please acceptbur thanks. < Thomas Cranny of the \Windsor\ is home through s'ekness, Ira Hendricks, who Is managing the Lake View house at Sodus Point is at home, visit-, lug his family and friends during a snort vacation* Ira repbrte great catches of fish In the lake around the point, and in its im- mediate neighborhood. ^. We extend congratulation* to dor old, true and tried friend Henry Stoweil of the \Reveille\ upon his new commission *» potnM«ter at 8»nec» Falls. Shake! A Terible Tragedy Done in the West. MADDENED BY JEALOUSY Work of an Enraged Kansas Man. ATTEMPTED WHOLESALE MUBDEE After Wounding Bii Wife and Two Neighbors H« Beats Out the Brains of Bis Two Chil- dren and Commits Suicide. KAKSAS CITY, June 17.—A speolal from St. Franols, Kan., says: A terrible tragedy was enaoted about nine miles northeast of St. Francis. Franklin Williams, a farmer, while In a fit of jealous rage, at- tempted to murder his wife, also Miss Alice Smith and William Smith. He then beat the brains out of his two chil- dren, a little girl aged about 5, and a boy about 9 years, with a hatchet, after which he blew his own brains out with a re- volver. Williams lost his first wife last Septem- ber and on May 13 was married to Mrs. Anna Kennedy, formerly a Miss Dixon, who lived near by, and who had assisted In his housework for some time past. Thoir married life was very unhappy and after about four weeks of turmoil the woman left him and went to live with a man nannsd A. Swanson, a neighbor. During the past week Williams went to the house of Swanson several times, flour- ished a revolver and threatened to kill his wife and Mrs. Swanson. The Swanson family and Mrs. Williams started to come to St. Franols for the pur- pose of having Williams arrested. On the way they stopped at the house of George Smith. While there Williams appeared upon the scene and proceeded to settle the difficulty between himself and wife by whipping out a revolver and beginning to fire at everything in sight. William Smith wag shot through the oheok, the bullet tearing out two of his teeth and tearing away part of the jaw bone. He was also shot in the baok and may die. Miss Smith received a bullet in the breast, but her corset stopped the bullet and she suffered but a slight flesh wound. Mrs. Williams, the wife, received a bul- let in the mouth, but was not seriously wounded. Williams then rode home, where he com- pleted his devilish work by smashing the brains out of his two children with a hat- chet and shooting himself through the bead.' When the sheriff arrived on the scene Williams and the little girl were dead and the boy was dying. 'The coroner was sum- moned and held an inquest. Murder In » Coal Mine. PHILADELPHIA, June 17. — A special from Wilkes-Barre says that Anthony Gimitioa, aged 30 years, has been arrested for the murdor of Andrew Yooksta. Yocksta kept a boarding house where Gimites lived and it is said that the latter had tried to persuade Andrews' wife to elope with him. The men worked In adjoining chambers In the Blackman mine and last Friday Gimites appeared at the foot of a shaft and cried out that Yocksta had been killed by a fall of coal. The body was ready for burial, but sus- picion had been aroused and an examina- tion revealed three bullet wounds. The men worked in a long gangway some dis- tance away from the other miners. Shot by His Father. ALBANY, June 17. — William Spain, aged 25, went home to his father's house andffound his father, Patrick, a widower, aged 53. talking with Annio Loomls, a hotel ohambermald, and Rose MoHugh, » hotel cook, in bed. Asking an explana- tion, William was told that Annie and Rose came to call on the father and Rose was taken siok. The three had been drinking and the son said he would put the women out. A quarrel ensued, The father shot the son twice with a revolver. The son died in 10, minutes. The father was, arrested. __ Murder end Kobbery. RALEIGH, N. C, June 17.—Mrs. E. S. Pollard, wife of a farmer living near Ox- ford, was murdered In her home. M-. Pollard had left the house for an hour and on his return found his wife's body with the skull crushed by blows. Tho house had been robbed of 1500 in gold, A negro woman who had boon left with Mrs. Pollard was arrested, and the evi- dence against her is very strong. Two other negro women and a white man were arrested later. Interstate Commerce Report. WASHINGTON, June 17.—The seventh statistical report of the interstate com- merce commission for the year ending Juno, 30,1894, has just been submitted. In the introduction espepial attention is called to the pocullnr conditions affeoting the operation of railways daring.the year. First, the report covers the lost four months of the Columbian exposition, during which time thoro was nn Increased passetfgor traffic.' Secondy it covers » porlod of widespread and unprecedented business depression. Third, on June 80, 1894,190 roads operating upwards of 42,000 miles of line and representing about ono- foiirth of.tho total railway capitallzotlo:i, were in the hands of racetvers. Tho total railway mileage in this United State's on June 30y 1891, was 178,708, and increase during tWfeu? of 2,317 miles. The in- crease during the previous year was 4,897. A number of roads abandoned was 16. The total mileage of all track's wns 235,583 miles. ; i , • . Lttke Georgo Itesort Opened. IAKE (JKOiftm, N. Y., June 17.—The Hori- con Improvement company, which built an Otis elevating road up Progpeot moun- tain at the head of Lake George, enter- tained about 40 railroad managers and distinguished newspaper men at their new hotel, the Lake Bouse. The party left New York Saturday night; The day's ovents Included a tide up the mountain road, which is 45 feet higher and 400 feet longer than any similar road in the coun- try; a trip up Lake George and a banquet •t the Lako House. . • . jflaishtirs I* 8c«r«t Sasafoa, Ct»v«fcAS», JiUfte 17.^-Th* National Union of Finishars taut in Secret here, biii nothing w»f fteeompilshed. The object of tta* tnatUpir tatsrfd to bring Into ths FOR IRELAND'S FREEDOM IRISH-AMERICAN UNION, —-— l SpeeUl Convention. Held In Mew York 'City. NEW YOHK, June 17.—A spooial conven- tion of the Irish-Amorican Military union was held iif>shis city. About 800 dele- gates were present from various seotions of the country. • The convention was called for the pur- pose of adopting measures for the affilia- tion of ajl Irish-American military organ- izations with the union in view of prob- able emergences in connection with the qttestion of Ireland's Indopoudenoe and also to consider the advisability of having an encampment next year for the assem- bling of Irish-American troops from the different states. It was resolved \that we invite suoh organizations to appear with us in camp at Bridgeport, Conn., in the summer of 1896, when there will be opportunity for military evolutions on a grand scale.\ It was also agreed that French, Polish and Hungarian military bodies in sym- pathy with the Irish movement be per- mitted to j-)in the union^ Philadelphia Signal corps and the La Fayette Guards, Brooklyn, have signified their desire for affiliation. Resolutions were also adoptod tender- ing the sympathy of the body to the (fu- ban patriots and asking that congress, when it should roassemble. and olso the South American republics, acknowledge the Cuba'ns'ns belligerents. Bnrrott-Seott Case Opened. OMAHA, June 17.—A special from Butte, Neb., says: Today the great Barrett- Scott oase..has started with the first wit- ness. The famous case is the sole topic of conversation in this section of the stn.o since it is calculated to unearth many re- orets of the old vigllanco oommitteo, whi h has dono much in making the criminal history of Northwestern Nebraska. Alleged Horilorer Farr Recaptured. WINNIPEG, Man., June 17.—William Farr, a Canadian Paolflo railroad engi- neer, who is accused of having attempted the cremation of his wife and children, has been captured near Vancouv. r, from whence he was about to sail for Austra- lia. Farr escaped from jail here while awaiting trial. Cyclone\ In Texas. DENISON, June 17. — A portion of Gray- son county was devastated by a oyolone In the Martin Spring district, west of here. The cyclone came from the direction of the river and thousands of acres of orops wero wiped out. Houses were blown down and the damage will run high into the thousands. Harvard Graduation' Exercises. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 17.—Gradua- tion exercises at Harvard began with Bishop Lawrence of Massachusetts preaching tlio baocalaureate sermon to the class of '05 in Appleton chapel The bishop spoke of \Harvard's Past and How It Should Be Taken as an Example For the future.\ Perished to Save His Son. ANNAPOLIS, June 17.—W. H. Kerr of Ilohester, Howard county, Md., was drowned from his yacht, Watanga, in at- tempting to save his 6-year-oId son, who had fallen ovorbonrd. The boy was res- cued by Captain Burtis of Annapolis and Mr. Kerr's body was recovered soon after- ward. Women's Mlssonary Society. WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., June 17.—Three sessions of the Women's Hume and For- eign Missionary society wero held here, atwhioh interesting Addresses were de- livered by prominent speakers from vari- ous points in the United States. INTO THE WATERS Has Been Formally Opened to Traffic HAELEM SHIP CANAL. Xh» New Waterway Opened Today With Impressive Ceremonies In the Presence of High Officials and Thousands of Spectators, NEW YOBK, June 17»*-Tdday with the booming of cannon, bursting of rockets and the cheering of thousands, the Har- fem ship canal, which unites the waters of the Hudson with those of Long Island sound, WOB formally opened to traffic At the celebration Governor Morton and his staff, Governor Worts of New Jersey and staff and the mayors of New York, Brooklyn, Jersey City, Yonkers, Mount Vernon and other cities took part, and with the mammoth marine parade and the picturesque procession on land, the opening of the new waterway was fittingly observed. v It was thought up to the last moment that President Cleveland would assist at the ceremonies, but word was received from him that it would be Impossible fo* him to be present. However tho federal government was represented by a number, of Warships. The Atlanta was stationed at' the eastern end of tho canal and tho Cincinnati at the western o r Hudson end, • ; At the beginning and at tho ending of the ceremonies the two warships boomed forth salutes. • * • AS the firstsalute was fired two barrels of fresh water—one froniXake Champlnln ftnd the other from Lake Superior—was emptied into the salt water of the canal to typify the union with the gre«£ lake system; In the marine parade over 200 vessels took part. The route was along the canal undor the bridges that span the Harlem, and as it passed under the Madison avenue bridge It met the land pttrode wliicn vra3 ordssing over on its wajr to OWc Point. ' At a point neat the East river the nw rind parade continued on t o City island, in order to show the now 0i^r limitsi The governors and their staffs and the different mayors were on the official boat in the mariho parade; The land parade started at noon. The gtarting point wos at the foot of West One Hundred and Twenty-fifth street and tho route was along One Hundred and Twonty-flfth street to Madison ave- nue, then across the Madison avenue bridge to Oak Point, whore the final oore- tnpnie* were held. These mayors of cities were present among the invited- guest*: John G. Peon* of Yonkers, Charles N. Arnold of PoatThkaapti*, J*ool> W. Cloto of 8or*n- The Only Solution of the Cuban Problem. CUBANS ARE CONFIDENT Quesada Speaks Hopefully of the Revolution. SPAIIT FINDING IT EXPENSIVE. She War Has Already Cost the Mother Country Millions Which She Can III Afford to Lose—Also Wearing Oat Her Troops. NEW ORLEANS, June 17.—General Bofael Quesuda, one of the Cubans' most distin- guished leaders and a very influential man in Venezuela, Is at the Pickwick ho- tel after an extended visit to friends at various gulf ports. In an interview tho gonor.xl wns nskod: \How are the Cuban people Inclined to the presont war? Is there not some divis- ion among thorn, owing to the race ques- tion f\ \No sir; that is an erroneous impres- sion, due in part to the false reports of the Spanish authorities and also to the misunderstanding as to the factor, at work on the Cuban people. The Cubans en masse are in favor of the revolution, but for a few homcruio leaders who still ollng to the deluded hope that Spain will give them self government. \Independence is the only solution to the Cuban problem and the only aim for which we are striving. There Is no such thing' as a raoe question, for the twodi- GKNERAL QTJKSADA, visions aro dear and each has its own par- ticular sphere in which they work. There are a few brave negroes among the troops who are fighting as hard and nobly for their Independence as the whites.\ \As a military officer nnd a Cuban, how do you estimate the pblioy pursued by Marshal Martlnes de Camposf\ General Qneiiada replied it would hard- ly be fair to criticise an officer In com- mand, \but I can say that I do not think he is acting wisely in two things, both of which are doing his country more harm than good. He is ruining the national treasury and I will prove it to you by fig- ures. The revolution started on Feb. 24. The avowed cost per day to Spain of the army is §126,000, a conservative estimate. He has had this oxpense since Feb. 2t, or say 100 days, amounting to$12,600,000, and if the war should oontlnue at this rate Spain, whose credit is not of the best, may find herself in a bad position. '•'Besides this he is killing the army. As soon as he hears of the appearance of the insurgents he marches regiment after regiment after the elusive Cuban, killing the soldiers with foroed marches, subject- ing them to inclemoncy of the rain and the burning heat of the sun. This de- moralises his soldiers, and from private advices I know that there fs a spirit of discontent among the troops which is spreading and which has gained us several adherents from the soldiers, which of course are never heard of in print, as Spain controls the malls and telegraph. I.know Campos) for in the lost war we met. He Is a good general, or was, but is now what you Amerlosns call a baok number. \Spain may send 100,000 men to Cuba if she wishes, but we will triumph.\ ilLii Twocllarj ••\»«. Advices From the Island. HAVANA, June 17.—A small band of troops at Isabel Catoiica went in pursuit of the Insurgents and found their cavalry upon the river at Gua. The troops charged and delivered a hot fire, which- obliged the insurgents to retire. They lost their arms and horses besides four of their number dead and six wounded. Of the troops one was killed and two were wounded. Volunteers have left for Baouranao and Boca Cloga. It Is rumored that a schooner has dis- embarked arms which have been hidden in the s amps and oaves between Mattam asn and Sagiia la Chica. At Cnmpochuelo, near Manzanilla, 10 lnsurgonts have surrendered. Five insurgents, negroes, set fin to the village of San Vicente de Cuba and burned three houses. A small band from San Antonio, Banot and Havana closely pursued thorn. Favor hi being shown to American capi- tal and the government remits all duties on the industry of mining and metallurgy In Cuba. , Strong Bapsdllloa Reaches Cuba. GAINESVILLE, FI»„ Juue 17.—The fol- lowing letter, written by Major V, P. Hnnn of the Cuban army, has been ro. oeiyed by a friend In this city. Msjoi Hann W»s formerly from Pennsylvanii and has boon in the Cuban serrlcs thru* months. AttASSASlltvsiftj Cubtii June 10, MK. The most Importtmt expedition that hat reached Cubun soli from the United Ststat was lni)d«d today at this point. It oonilsts of lOOnien armed with J.Wi repeating rifles.il.OUO.- toil rounds of ammunition and having 125,000 m gold, under command of Colonel Hsrnan- dei. The ves<el .which conveyed them left Key West June 8 and sailed for Bahis island; where It took on the meo and cargo. 9h» was ebtsed twice by Spunlnhorulners.butmsnaged tooutstesui them and arrived here befor* day. light this morning. We are now making ar- rangements to join Gomes at Tunas, prorinoe of CsMaguey, where he has his htadqaartere for the preisot. , Cycle staetatT Is rarle. PAMS\ JJM ir.-la i GRADUALLY SINKING Likely to Be Engulfed at Any Moment. TOWN THREATENED WITH RUIN. Mine Underlying Andmrled Gives Way, Causing a Panic. HAZLKTON, PO., June 17.—The support- ing pillars in the Beavor Brook mine be- gan to give way and tho town of Auden- rled, which Is built Immediately over it, was thrown into a state of wildest excite- ment. The gangways of the mino ore 60C feet below the surface, and a. total col- lapse mount tho complete destruction o( the town. The people wero warned of the peril by fissures and openings whioh appeared in tho earth betwuon the hotel and the com pany store and lininediutely beneath the houses of the most prominent townspeo- ple. Soveral buildings enroonod to ono side, Mhrowing their occupants f row their beds. People were fruntio and paudomoniuui roigned throughout tho town. Tho open- ings in tho oarth continued to bocomo wider and more numerous, and a total collapso was momonturily looked for. Tho internal disturbance oontinuod all night, but the crash did not oouvo. The people camped In the meadows a safe distance from tho ooal mino's out- crop. Nobody thought of saving household effects, and those are loft. In tho houses. Amoitg tho houses destroyed aro those of Mine Superintendent D. R. Roberts, Gonorai Manager H. K. Lubken, John MoGoe and William Bailey. The dlsturbanoo has not yot censod and tho exoltament continues. NO MORE SPEECHES A One-Sided Debate at Chau- tauqua. SECRETARY CARLISLE REFUSES. WIU Not Dignify Mr. Brysn by Debating With Him. LEXINGTON, Ky., Juno 17.—Soorotnry Carlisle was interviewed on the subjeotof meeting W. J. Bryan hero In dobitto al the Chautauqua. \Will you nioet Mr. Bryan horp In de- bater\ was asked. \What! Dignify him by debating with hlmf\ asked the Socrotary almost angri- ly In return. \No sir; hots a Populist. His is not a Demoorat. Did not he say in Louisiana that if a silver plank was not put in, tho Democratic platform would be against tho party's succossf No, I will not moot him under any circumstances. \I know 1 havo boon orltloised, but 1 did not come to Kou tacky to deal in per- sonalities. Whntevor I said In myspeoohes I will stand by, but at this time I do not care to Bay anything about General Har- din or General Blackburn.\ Mr. Carlisle will make no more speeches this summer. Klflclrio Company Uonglit Out. CHICAGO, June 17,—it WHS learned thai Chorles T. Yorkos and the oopitallste as, sociated with him In street railways and other enterprises havo booomo active bid- ders for a controlling Interost in tho Slo- mens and Holsko Eleotrlo company oi America. This company, after months of negotiations, has purchased tho exten slve plant of the Grant locomotive work* in the town of Cicoro. All tho dotalli have been agreed upon and the convey- ance will be made in a few days. The business will be expanded Into ono of th« largest manufacturing plants of the kind in the country. Tho prlco is not known. Taylor Was Not Visible. CHICAGO, June 17.—W. \V. Taylor, ex State treasurer of South Dakota, did nol put in an appearance at the Palmer House as was oxpooted. Ho was in tho city, however, for a short time, although his whereabouts could not bo ascertained. H. A. Toylor of La Fayotte, Ind., e brother, was at tho Palmer. Ho said his brother did not desiro to bo interviewed. He would not say where the brother was. but said that he would leave for South Dakota during the night. It was report- .ed that Attorney General Crawford o/ Dakota WOB with Taylor. Soldiers' Reunion Closes. CALDWKLL, O., June 17.—The 21st an- nual national soldiers' reunion closed with a camp meeting nt Camp Sherman. A big crowd was In attendance and hoard good speaking. Tho following resolution was unanimously adopted: Resolved, Tlmt the soldiers should no loiigei be manipulated for their votes by the design ihg politicians of any party, but should act in- dependently nnd vote for thi-ir own intoresK only in coming time, without rogiird to party platforms or politics. Dropped Dead In Church. FONDA, N. Y„ Juno 17.-Goorgo F. Mills, a prominent mill owner, dropped dead while making an address in tho Re- formed Presbyterian church hero. Apo- plexy was tho cause of his death. Mr. Mills was 00 years of age. Ho was vice president of the State Agricultural go oiety. He hold many positions of public and financial trust and was prominent in church circles. Steamships In Collision. NKW YORK, June 17.-The Wilson line steamship Ontario, Captain Morgan, Which nrrlvod from London, roports that on Juno 14 slie spoke'tho Red Star; steam- ship Noordland, which caine In collision With the oil tank Doutchlaud while pro oeedlng to sea Juno IS, for Antwerp. Captain Morgan roports that he signalled the Noordland, which requested to be re- ported all well. Lynching Narrowly Averted. MO0NT STKRUNG, Ky., Juno 17.—Depu- ty Police Chorles Evans, who was shot by John Johnson, a nogro . ex-cohvlot, has died. As soon as Evans died a mob began • journey to the Jail with the intention oi lynching Johnson, but the officers pro- vailed, and after Judge Cooper mado an immediate order to hold a special terra oi court June 28 to try Johnson, the mot dispersed. - - : _^__ . . , Spain Thoroughly Aronied. MADBlP, June 17.—The cabinet oounoll has decided to act with the greatest vigor la Cuba and to dispatch 36,000 troops there in addition to the 10,000 already un- der orders and to purchase within two months -SO gunboats. A telegram ro- Mired from Cuba says that the Spanish troops have repulsed a rebel attaok upon Hw vUlaf of Pared— BpltUeM. >!** 'J2m. r , The Dress of the Abroad. BRITISHERS HORRIFIED.: Cornell's Decollete CosturrK Must Go. , \; <C THEIE BOWING ALSO OBITIOISJBI •-•% i « Besides nn English Authority- Says* Thejh Chnnoea of Winning Are. Ahjiat ^J™ One In a Hundred—Sport-.: t 11 ' lng matters IBV •• ••'•I f < . General. > V . . .;.:, i S * LONDON, Juno 17.—Tho Cornell 0'i)r«W«d at Henley and thoir friends aHtv*|ry f ^ dignaut over a orltloism of their-,i£^tgttj|f whioh appears m The Field an||»rhioTSj seems to reflect upon tho modesty and pr priety of the costume. fS' '* Tho article begins by 8oying:th;4j/;»Jie appear in sleovoless jerseys, cut vefylp.!^ adding that thoy will do well tfrajjanio these garments immediately as tjiiiy ca« not bo worn at the regatta. ttn.uto rulos and are considered UMlghti^Sti;*|lju' country. • '. 4|| t || Tho artiolo thon goes on to -sayitljafcif Cornell's stylo of rowing is qOl|ej^|pb| . to what Is considered correct, pjttSjjjglirti authorities and shows no impro'ffB^etai upon that of previous craws fr^f^n^e lea. , :'^Wh, t \Thoy row a very fast stroke^iifs^Fli Field, \and havo u short and' hea^ Siiuj body swing, doing most of IhemwOje with their arms and they dp nofcigft thel shoulders baok, but are well togethsrS Forty-slit strokes is about thoir.u»ia|il rfcti and at this thoy fail to clear, their Srate.ra being over a yurd short of doingiliosL M first part of tho stroke is taken In a peon liar mannor, the blade being tUjHed-el. most over at tho end of the feather, anl it enters the water sideways, beihjpiija$ spooned. There does not -.leoia^^f-^s^ groat amount of pace on the hoaliilrilp does not run partiouiariy.weil^h v e1fii]|»in a dcoldod stop botween stfokesisSiiiw|t, very short: The log-t^6r^.'Tf^j^^'iic^ tho sliding, although rather:slorllr/Tl* are smart with their handsi'?an1lv oof their blnilos fairly well, but tfii»'ftg|ne'S style has not oreatod a. very fayo|%bj#s|^ prosslon.\ \ '' : ^Z$:<*s> Referring to Wednesday's gpla-W^i Henloy Bowing club soratdK 6r*%i^ Field says ti>e Cornell men did ho&apqpf themselves well and went all td .gieoeil 5 one time nnd became very iagge^^v^'W& What tho Cornell men objeofe'tft^iJtpl the writer of the article was lnitr«4tfc%i ai them by a writer of. the .pMssiatfo/lw* shown ovory courtesy. He .know all th. circumstances under which the spin, wltfi the Henloy crow WaW?|^Mjft|fe As-;\'* was rowing with a-Wr^h^tj^© 0 Courtnoy purposely, to-^v.ett^jftajig^o put four substitutes in, the- Cornell ten and thoy had no difflcnltyipf ^tfnjgawai from thoir opponents, They j*dld vmfoffl to pieces. «., Jg , ' *qi The matter of tho jorsoysalso wasnxf plained to The Field man, Al j;hav» woy* rogular Henley jersoys throughout; fh»& practice porlod, except two, Who «rt>\'ha^ ing theirs refitted. <} \ «\i? - The boys spent a quiet Sunday a£d£4l not go on the river. v',.f^%^^ English opinion at -Henley^ ^iafrSsV •gainst the chances of the CoriietJ BM,' One of the officials of tho regatta laid to; representative of the press m a^^^fM, has seen tho crows hero yoar aftoriye'sK \I tell you they have hoi*$\!$3wffi ono chanco.\ - '. /Jpl^sfl .SPORTING EVENTSi'^lflii —— . - \ ;-»>-ft}«w? : Standing or tho Clubs In thel i»i^ ami Is'utiimiil tfagues. \* Clubs. Won, iiofcWffl Bprlngfleld 27 U x .-rfW Wilkes-Barre S3 U ': ; ' H Syracuse /. £2 15 •\ : v&80l' Buffalo 24 IB -V?.$|j«J Providence 19 i|•-, •\'$»' Sfranton U if ,i' : ?iS)l, Euehi'Stor 18 .SB '\ W^?ft Toronto ,.,'lZ 87 .'!;A|jk KATIOMAL i.maxri, , .A5^ Boston 2J> U 'i^Yffl] Cleveland 20 17 : ; •';:.#• t c Baltimore 23 IS . »v^sW Pittsburg 27 18 ? ,/\$PC Chicago 30 SV ,.'./:p#l, Cincinnati 23 iQ. J-'Wt\ Philadelphia 23 80 . V S •Mi'j Now York 22 h \''•^Mit' Brooklyn.; 21 «t '^^iMH ' Washington lu ,28 •#&*«. St. Louis 15 01 ' ;:\.iiM Louisville 7 35 . -••-.'isiWl _. • ' .\;i#$i£ ~S Sunday Kasoball. . J^'*i$& Yesterday's Eastern league ga$$^»5f$., suited.as follows: . v^i^SJgSs At Buffalo— r •'.5i«||i?k Buffalo. 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .8• ^Sfllw**! Toronto 0 0 t 0 0 0 0 0 l^tvMt \ Batteries-ViokeryX and Urq.ohi>tfe.i #?!»• ' andLa'ce. - '•••''\M At Rochester— »S$ifc. Eoohoster 8 10 8 10 0 0 0—;8%^1 Syracuse 0 4 18 0 0 0 0 l-^.fe&I Batteries—Daryoa and Berger; KilroySaflJ »3 Barter. '••; ;\^||| ^ At Providence— '.Jtt-liwJF Providence... 8 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 0-wf'JS^ I /J WUkes-Barre. 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 (N»ff,^*|» *t Batteries—Lovett \and McAuley; Batifewf • 1 Wonte. ••\'.'?}& M • ' •\'——— ' --^v?:,- . Cornell Oar» Dip tho Htiilson. >,;\* POCGHKKEPSIE, N. Y., June 17.-?^|r nell's two shells arrived In a speolalE^r «• and were carried to tho boathouso. C*|s ' of tho shells was put into the water ah i the Ithaoa oarsmen took thoir firstrowon tho Hudson together. TJhey -iW&ilJffi&t miles down the river and returned; cojKih ed by Fred White, Thej -jiiioWm0$ m form and after coming nshoreeipreeied < themselves as well pleased With their|^r Ji and all their surroundings. .'. ~vM '* ,„,•,,-' ; .:*§ Courier Matthey In Bard X,aekiiW\^ LYONS, N. Y., Juno 17.-Albert 6,.^ „ they of Battery C, United States.art|l)ifii|f ig on a bicycle with a message from General Miles at Fort Hatailton to &enetal'3|#T , ritt at Fort Fhorldftn, Ills., passed throntil*; here; His wheel broke down twioa b»t|ipen ' Syrdoiisoaiid Lyons sad he was pulhihej.' through slowly to Boohester tcft'iaffiti*.-- He carried 30 pounds of baggagSi *''\''\' Banker Wins at Vienna. VIENSTA, JunelTi—At th» ^fli^ cycle dorby, tho AmorloanbIoydllst,Bi. er, was first, tho Vionose, Khinier, W ieoOttd, and the British rider, was third. * . ;,.;$» \ Mrowaed H nil* tsaihtt* ' AtMANt, June 17.— Samnel hntj± etvar maker, aged lj\ TlsttasJ ~ ' ' wiMM* taaaily., Ms>,»s«|l«_'

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