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THE PHILADELPHIA IKQUIBEB FK1DAY APBIL v19, 1901 Telegraphic News of a Day Gathered From All Parts of the Old Keystone State DARING ATTEMPT TO WRECK TRAIN Lehigh a n J Lack.iwanna Passenger Train Hun Into Switch, Which Was Open Special t'i Tb" I n-Hi i 'T. BETHLEHEM. Pa. April 1K.-The I.c high anil l.jn-kii wanna passenger tiain. No. 8. which 'eaves hire at 7.41 I'. M.. ran In'o an (pen s-witili ii ;i heavy down gmde. ne.ir liwi.gor. lst evening. The tr;iin bal . narrow nwa froni Tunnin-- over llmr's cu.il dump, wliicj ic nhnii! fifteen f - high. Engineer Stfii:nn I.. .f Alb-mown, was at the throttle. :ind T;t.l'ir S. Weond, of f-t p.'i hie h'in. wni 1h conductor. Upon : i'i est !ga t ion it r discovered t hn r Mini" miscreant had f umpired with the switch .'ind ii ni'il It maliciously. Tt'is iikii i. he train Kicked from thr (liirni). and aflcr it had left on it return tri tn I'.' t hicui in. thp switch whs found to In- turner) open iigaln. Th- iffiiiaN sire iin P5tis.it ins the matter, find not the approach to the coa' dump Ik ' ti clo ati il a disastrous derailment. Willi probab'c loss if life, would have ensued. A PRETTY HOME WEDDING AT YORK Special to Tii" leouin r. VOFIK. I'h . April 1H.-A pretty home wedding took place sr t o'clock this even-inir. at the resilience (if Mr. and Mrs. William Kyster. win ti their daughter. Miss Sarah Catharine Kyster, was married to Mr. George t'pp Wciser. of this city. The officiating cli i -gynia u was Uev. H. H. Apple, pastor i f Trinity Itcformt-d "hurcli. There were tunny guests from out of town. The house was prettily decorated for the occasion with palms and Hride roses. The bride wore an ivory sutiu gown and curried a prayer hook, mid the maid 'if lidDor wore white organdie and carried white flowers. A reception followed the ceremony, for which affair an on hestn furnished the music. The bride and crooin left on the H.iKl P. XI. train south, on an extended wedding tour. TOOTHACHE DROPS CAUSED BABY'S DEATH ipcial to The Inquirer. AIJiEXTOWN. .April IS. -The mysterious death of the three-months-old child, of Annie HunK. of Hokcnda uqua. was reported to the nutborltles to-day. The baby's morbrr Is a mere child herself, being only Ui years of age. Coroner Goheen was notified, and he made nn Investigation, which led to the discovery that the baby did not meet with foul play but was the victim tT a peculiar nocldem. A child four years c age and a member of the Hunk family, gave the baby toothache drops containing laudanum and creosote In mistake for other medicine, from the effects of which the babe died. BELIEVED CATTLE HAVE THE RABIES Special to Tie Inquirer. , COATESVILLE. Pa.. April 18. A herd of cattle belonging: to .lames, C'rosser. who lives between this place mid Cocbranvllle, appears to be suffering from hydrophobia. Sonic time ago a si range dog was sceu among the stock, and It Is supposed that it was afflicted with the disease. Five out of the ten have been killed. A State veterinarian examined the cattle yesterday, but it could not be learned what was bis decision. CONTROL UNIONTOWN WATER COMPANY Social to The Inquirer. INIONTOWN. Pa.. April If. W. J. Hayes iS. Suns. Cleveland bankers, to-day purchased a controlling interest In the srock of the l iiionto wn Water Company, paying S." a share for stock, original par value S.Vt. securing a little over half of the lfWKi shares. They will Uulld additional reservoirs in the mountains and extend the pipes to reach other profitable territory adjoining I'niontown. DYING BOY RECITED HIS PRIMER LESSON Special to The Inquirer. CONNF.LLSVILLE. Pa . April IS. John V.. the six-year-old son of Martin Bell, of I.oisenrlng. was run over by a heavy wagon loaded with street rails to-day, anil died a few hours after the accident. The little boy had not missed one day of his first year at school, and was on his way thither when killed. In his delirium before death the boy re-cited his primer lesson to ills teacher, and repeated the "Our Father" and "Avf." Camilc Muon, prima donna of the famous American Opera Co., is sponsor for this testimonial : "The Flasius piano I consider extremely pleasing In tODe and specially adapted for the voice. It is a a elegant instrument in every respect." $UOO to $1200. No profit between you and the factory. If we weren't the makers of the ALBRECHT PIANO our retail price would be a third higher. Because we build it we can sell it for $325 instead of $ 400 to 450. T1,c REGENT PIANO is the best instrument sold at a modest price. The $260 piano equals other $300 to $350 makes. We are manufacturers, not dealers, and save you all between profits. Writ for booklet if popular nmkes of pianos. S 1 50 la IOOO. LARGEST PISNO HOUSE 11 AMtKICI 1101, 1103. IH9 Chestnut Street. BRILLIANT CHURCH WEDDING TOOK PLACE AT NEWTOWN Special to The Inquirer. NKWTOWX, ra.. April IS. Miss Elizabeth I'artenheimer Cary, of Krooklyn. X. Y., formerly of this place, daughter of Mrs. Florence Cary and the late William H. Cary, was married here this evening to Daniel Charles Webster, of New-York city. The ceremony took place place at 7 o'clock in St. Luke's Episcopal Church by Rev. J. T. Carpenter, who was assisted by Rev. Edward Ritchie. The maid of honor was Miss Caroline Long Hetts. of Philadelphia, and the bridesmaid was Miss Dorothy Mitchell, of P.rattleboro, Vt. The best man was Harry Peaslee Webster, of Ilrattleboro, Vf., a brother of the j?room. and the ushers were Oscar F. Benson and Harry K. White, of New York city; Frederick W. Eyre, of Newtown, and Harry IX. Randall, of P.rattleboro. Vt. The flower girls was Miss Florence Mary Cary. a niece of the bride. Frank II. Longshore, organist at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Philadelphia, was the organist. The bride was given away by her brother, Robert Drake Cary. The church had been tastefully decorated with cut flowers and palms by Harry W. Wieland. A wedding breakfast was served at the home of Mrs. Sara H. McCown, on North Chancellor street. The bride received many handsome and costly gifts. ALL PRAISE THIS BOY PREACHER Only Eight Years Old, But He Always Makes Strong Impression on His Hearers 1 2 n . KICHAIU) NORMAN CARROLL. Special to The Inquirer. CHESTER. Pa.. April IS. Chester has a boy preacher. His name Is Richard Norman Carroll, son of Timothy A. Carroll, of 1007 West Second street, and he is but 8 years of age. He preached a ser-raou to seven hundred people on Easter Sunday and last night by request he repeated the sermon at a class meeting held at Trinity M. E. Church. He made a strong impression on his hearers, who were astonished t his ability. mm mimlm I II! iitii iii --,-rif frri ir BRIGHT BITS OP 5TATE MEWS RKADING. Orders have been issued from the t'uited States Army Office making Cesdinir a Permanent station for the recruiting ef soldiers. rOTTSVILLE. John Trout, known s '-Jumbo" Trout, heaviest man in Schuylkill county, (lied as the result of his great weight, it causing gangrene in hi limbs. PROSPKCT PARK. Joseph H. Hinksnn. Esq., a prominent Chester lawyer, fell into a deep-ilili b while hastening for a train last evening, but escaped serious Injury. MEDIA. Howard Mendenliall and James C. Briuton. friends and neiehbors for years, hare started litigation over a strip of ground use.l as a thoroughfare in Kdceniont township. LOCK IIAVKN. At an earlr hour yesterdav morning tire destroyed the steam saw mill of Coleman & Maxwell, near Carroll, this connty. The origin of the tire Is nnhnown. roTTSTOWX.-William M. Antrim, aee.1 ;S. a Civil War veteran, died yesterday. He was prominently IdentlOed with the Masonic. Odd Fellows and ?rand Army .organizations. RIDLEY PARK. There Is general complaint aliout the town on account of mischievous boys who throw stones at houses. break awning poles and commit acts of vandalism in general. LANCASTER. II. P. Raezei's show store at Biownstown was rubbed laat night of merchandise worth f"00. Mr. Raeeer was asleep in the store at the time, but the thieves worked so quietly that he mis imt disturbed. ESSIN'tJTON". There is a big demand for dwelling houses In this vicinity. Unless houses are built for the arcommodation of the employes of the leather works here it .is stated the proprietors will be compelled to remove their plant to a more favorable locality. OLENOLDEN. The Pennsylvania Railroad Company has asked permission of Council to construct an overheard crossing at Ashland ave nue, which will result in the abolition of the present grade crossing at that point. The proposed improvement will cost SrtO.OOO. LEW I ST OWN. The first car on the Lewie ro wn and Reedville Electric Railroad bearing President J. Irvln Quigley and party, passed over the bridge in Mann's Narrows, at 5 o'clock yesterday, opening the road through to Reedsville. a distance of six miles. SH AMOK IN. Fire yesterday morning totally destroyed the large saw mill downed and operated by ex-Congressman M. H. Kulp & Co.. near Trevorton. It is supposed the fire started, from a spark from the boiler stack. The total loss is ?5000. There was no insurance. Al'DENRIED. John Kanoskle. a foreigner, resident of Coleraine. walked Into the mouth of an abandoned air shaft and plunged to -he bottom, a distance of tiO feet. Passing workmen heard his cries and rescued him. Aside from a few bruises he is none the worse for bis terrific plunge. E ASTON. Thieves broke into H. R. Jones' distillery, at Bath, near Kaston. Wednesday night, stole half a barrel of whisky from the bond bouse, stripped the engine and boiler of all their brass and carried away all the office fixtures that could be found, that might be easily removed. SHARON HILL. The organization of a Home Missionary Society baa been effected in connection with the Sharon Hill M. E. Church by the election of the following officers: President. Mrs. H. W. Westwood: vice presidents. Mrs. Adam Rose and Miss Adele Root: corresponding secretary. Mrs. M. H. Cornish: recording secre-tarv. Miss Julia Bliss; treasurer. Mrs. C. Russell. MARIETTA. William Herman Fendrick. of Columbia, was married yesterday afternoon in the Presbyterian Church to Mrs. Ella May Lib-kart. of this place, the Rev. A. T. Stewart officiating. The ushers were Colonel James Duffy, Marietta; Dr. James Ziegler. Mt. Joy; Horace Martin. Lancaster: Donald C. Duffy, Marietta; Cleon Berntheizel. Columbia, and Dr. Clarence Mnlone. Lancaster. BLOOMSBCRQ. The residence of Hiram Friday, April 19. Large Can Tomatoes, Choice new Tomatoes, red ripe, solid packed and worth ail of 8c a can. Other Good Goods. Oil or Mustard Sardines, 5c can. Best W hite Codfish. 6c lb. Choice Salmon, 10 and 12c can. Dunlap's Best Salmon, 15c can. Fresh Barataria Shrimps, 10c can. Avena or Rolled Oats, 2c lb. Pure Corn Starch, 3c pkg. Hecker's Best Farina, 7c pkg. Instantaneous Tapioca, 7c pkg. Cook's Flaked Rice, 10c pkg. Shredded Wheat Biscuit, 10c pkg. Large Juicv Lemons, 8c dozen. 15c Table Peaches, 12c can. Armour's Extract of Beef, 3Sc jar. Geo. M. LEADINQ CASH GROCER Philadelphia Camden Gloucester Dtmlap 6co STRIKE ENDED AT NATALIE COLLIERY The Twelve Hundred Employes Had Differences Adjusted and Returned to Work Special to The Inquirer. j ML. dllll 1. X 11C PIllllC at Natalie colliery ended to-day by the twelve hundred employes returning to work. A committee waited ou Superintendent Thad Vincent last night, when the differences were adjusted. The company agreed to pay the men working ou the train which hauls the product of the colliery to the Locust Summit the ten per cent, advance and accepted the resignations of .lames Bateman, the Inside foreman, and Conductor John Yeager, of the miners" train. The miners claimed they were imposed on by these men. STRANGE FATALITY FOLLOWS A FAMILY Spei-ial to The Inquirer. YORK. Pa.. April IS. The body of young William Bruaw. of Strinestown, who was drowned by the capsizing of a boat in the Susquehanna River, near Mid-dletown, last week, has not yet been found, although searchers have been out every day since. The body is still at the bottom of the river. A strange fatality seems to follow the Bruaw family. ' A year ago a brother of the j-oung man was thrown from his horse, ana had his brains dashed out ou a rock. A few days ago John Bruaw. another brother, was kicked on the left breast by a fractious mule, and the physicians say his heart has been displaced. It is feared lie will die. Long, at Tine Summit, this county, caught Are yesterday morning and was totnlly destroyed, together with its contents, entailing a loss of $.'5oO. There was no insurance. J. B. Yetter. aged 82 years, general manager of the Susquehanna Hotel, at Catawlssa, and a prominent , politician, was found dead in his room this morning. D'lath was due to heart trouble. SOI'TH BETHLEHEM Two pretty church weddings took place yesterday. At ! o'clock In the morning Miss Genevieve Rotbenberger and James Burkhardt were married in the Church of the Holy Ghost by Rev. Father Aluvslus Ereti. The second wedding took place at 5 o'clock In the evening in the Church of the Holy Infancy, when John Bowe led to the altar Miss Mary Hartigan, the Rev. Father Philip McEnroe officiating. OETTYSBCRO. Thomas A. Warren, one of the oldest citlns of this place, was burled in the Evergreen Cemetery this afternoon. He was a member of the Methodist .Episcopal Church for over 50 years, aud at the time of his death was a trustee, steward and class leader In that church. The senior class of the Gettysburg High School has elected Miss Amanda Tawney. salutatorlau and George Welr-man. valedictorian. COATESVILLE. Lewis Wollerton had one of his feet terribly burned by overflowing molten iron while 'running a beat" at the Downing- town foundry. Yesterday morning, James O'Brien, one of the shifting crew of the Philadelphia and Reading Railway, had his left foot badly crushed. Members of the Parkesburg Catholic Church have started to build a new church, which when completed will be one of thir finest in that place. WILLI AMSPORT. The police are puzzled over the strange disappearance of 17-year-old Annie Demby and her two months old child. The seventh annual convention of the Lycoming County Sunday School Association opened here to-day with a large attendance of delegates. The fourth, annual report of the Veteran Employes' Association of the Pennsylvania Railroad was hold at the Park Hotel to-night. Prominent railroad men were present from Re-novo. Harrisburg, Bellefonte, Wllkes-Barre, Shomakin, Pottsville and other places. POTTSVILLE. Captain James Archbald. Jr.. has resigned the command of Company F, Fourth Regiment, N. O. P.. owing to press of business. He has long been identified with the National Guard. Postmaster G. C. Schrlnk was yesterdaynotifled that increases bad been granted his clerks ai follows: Miss Katlo A. Mitchell, from $600 to $700; Miss Annie A. Kelly, from $."XiO to $00; Miss Ethel M. Brazier, from $100 to $5O0. Fred Emhart. who has been advanced from stamper to stamp clerk, will receive an advance in salary of from $tiOO to $700. YORK. A home talent production of the comic opera, "Pirates of Penzance." wiU be given under the direction of Professor W. H. New-borough, of York, in the .Knights of St. Paul Hall on the evening of April 23. Professor Newborough will be the Pirate Chief. When Miss Marie Long went to arouse her mother, Mrs. Clara Long, for breakfast this morning she found her in a dying condition. She retired last night in apparent good health. Bo-fore her daughter conld summon assistance. Mrs. Long expired. Heart disease was the cause. Mr. Long was absent. HAZLETON. Mary Yelch. aged 18 years. wa stricken suddenly blind several nights ago as she lay asleep at her home. Eye specialists in a Philadelphia hospital, where she was taken for treatment, could do nothing for her. saying the blindness was due to catarrh of the head. and would leave of its own accord. About twenty young men from the Hazleton region who served for two years with the Twenty-eighth Volunteer Infantry In the Philippines, landed this week at San Francisco and will arrive here soon. They will be tendered a suitable reception. JERSEY SHORE. At Iwrenceville. Joseph Seelye. an employe of a box factory, was struck by a train and probably fatally injured. At the closing session of the Presbytery of Northumberland the committee appointed to ascertain the opinion of ministers and elders relative to the revision of the creed reported that a majority fsvored the dismissal of the subject. The matter was Wld open until May. The following commissioners were elected to the General Assembly: Rev. J. Elliot Wright. Lock Haven; Rev. Joseph Steven. Jersey Shore; J. C. Reading. Williamaport, and Judge Harris McKinney. Oak Grove. DOTLESTOWN. The North Pennsylvania Christian Endeavor Union held its eighth annual convention here yesterday afternoon and evening. Addresses were delivered by Rev. R. p. p. Bennett, of Germantown; T. J. Grant Shields, of Philadelphia and Rev. Robert Watson, of Oxford. The officers elected for the ensuing year were: President. J. Benton Hoover. Glenslde; vice president. Rev. William Scott Nevin, Abington; corresponding secretary, Or-ville Howard. Hatboro: recording secretary Elizabeth MeCarter, lvyland; treasurer. Horace Reeves. Jenkintown: transportation agent, William Mason, Doylestown. Fatal Fall From Step Ladder Special to The Inquirer. WILLIAMSPORT. Pa.. April IS. George T. Bridgeland. died this afternoon from iniuries received by falling from a step ladder. Mr. Bridgeland was trimming a grape vine when he In some manner lost bis footing; and fell, alighting on the back of his head with sufficient force to dislocate his neck. The dislocation was reduced in an effort made to gave bis life, but was unsuccessful. He was 69 years of age. ERIE HAS TROLLEY DOG AND BINGO IS HIS NAME The Animal Is Often Seen With the Men of Brake and Bel! While Speeding Along Their Line lir if ! Special to The Inquirer. ERIE. Ta., April 18. Erie has a veritable "street car dog." who would rather be riding with the motorman or conductor than eating his dinner any time. In fact, lie has often been known to leave .1 meal in response to a whistle, from one of his car friends. Bingo is the name by which the mtellipent animal is known, and he responds to it readily, when it is shouted by some of the members of the brake and bell fraternity. He apparently docs not care for any others. The animal has no home but the car barns, ami no owners but the trolleymen. Bingo leaps from swift moving cars to others, moving or stationary, with the greatest ease. The motornieu nnd conductors say that Bingo is happiest when perched ou the motor box of a speeding suburban trolley. He is a most sagacious canine and a universal favorite with the carmen. HEAVIEST MAN IN SCHUYLKILL IS DEAD Special to The Inquirer. POTTSVILLE, Pa., April IS. John Trout, better known as "Jumbo" Trout, the heaviest man in Schuylkill county, died here to-day of gangrene, brought ou by his great weight, the disease affecting his lower limbs. Trout was 6 feet tall In his stockings and weighed nearly 40 pounds. He was very powerful and could lift as much as two ordinary men. A widow survives. Trout was a member of the Rod Men, Odd Fellows. Knights of the Golden Eagle ami the American Hose Company. -He was 4S years of age. OLD FRIENDS FALL OUT OVER THOROUGHFARE Special to The Inquirer. MEDIA, Pa.. April IS. A strip of ground containiug about a quarter of an acre, in Edgmont township, which for a half century has been used as a thoroughfare, lg the cause of a litigation for trespass begun here to-day by Howard Mendenhall against James C. Brlnton, neighbors who have been friends for years. The thoroughfare in suit has been used for years by Mr. Brinton to drive to his estate from the public road. Mendenhall nailed up the bars, and Brinton tore them down. The justice awarded Mendenhall ten dollars damages. Brinton appealed, and will take the case to court. 'rises ls Less than Elsewhere WE MANUFACTURE Hand sell to you at the same price that the tfdealer or the department store has to pay. THE GREATEST ASSORTMENT This Reclining Go-Cart Exactly like this cat, with Para sol attachment. It has the latest patent automatic high wheel gear and patent foot brake back and front are adjustable to any position. The rubber tires are the heaviest used in this market, as we had them made extra heavy, and fully guaranteed closely woven reed sides, back and dasher (no open wood work), inlaid woven cane seat. I This Baby Carriage Kxactly like this cut with Rubber Tire Wheels. Full roll top. all reed Baby Carriages, with rubber tire wheels, lined parasol, lace cover, foot brake. All f -OCJ j complete - XO EXTRA CHARGE FOR GREEN ENAMELED GEARS. Write for Catalogue. " i ninf QnQ 23s, 240, 242 h. 10th st. hUyi C lafUliW; FACTORY: 227 N. 10th ST. Mail Orders , Most Be Accompanied With Check or Money Order. MAIL CLERK'S NERVE AVERTED ACCIDENT Special to The Inquirer. ALTOONA. Pa., April IS. Through the thoughtfulness of Postal Clerk OIHe Jones the wreck of the noonday way passenger train was narrowly averted. The mail cat was detached from the engine In the yards and allowed to drop down against the train at the station. The swift moving car was in charge of a yard brakeruan, who applied the brake without any effect. Seeing his efforts in vain he jumped off. Jones was In the car and noticed something wrong. He went to the side door and was about to jump for his life, when be pulled the automatic air cord, which resulted in stopping the car within three feet of the train. PHYSICIAN CREMATED RESCUING HORSES Special to The Inquirer. T UN KHAN NOCK. Pa.. April IS. The body of Dr. Charles Warren Dana was found in the ruins of the Keeler Hotel barn this morninar. Burning rubbish on an adjacent property set fire to the barn, which cotained thirty horses, and it is supposed that the doctor lost his life while trying to remove the horses from the fire. He was Identified by portions of his medicine case, key to his office and parts of his clothing. He was a nephew of ox-Judge Edwin Dana, of Wllkes-Barre. Six horses were burned in the Are. Nine fires were burning at the same time. The loss was insignificant on the buildings. OF THESE 600DS IN THE CITV. This Reclining Go-Cart exactly like this cut. High Gear, Rubber Tires, Upholstered Cushion Racks, patent foot brake, adjustable back and V"lii front all complete The best tempered steel springs. The easiest riding and easiest running Go-Cart on the market. I REAL SKELETON IN CLOSET CAUSE OE GREAT COMPLAINT Special to The Inquirer. SCR ANTON, Pa., April IS. A skeletn ln closet, a real skeleton, and not the family ones so often spoken about, is causing a commotion in West Scran-ton. It hangs in a closet in the rear of the office of a physician, and the building is one occupied by a large number of other tenants. A they pa" along the hallway on their way to their rooms they frequently find the door of the closet open and the skeleton dangling there in open sight. Some of these tenants are women, and the apparition of the skeleton as they passed has in several Instances caused them nervous attacks. As a result complaint was to-day made to the health authorities. The health officer was sent over to see the doctor, but was powerless to act when he got there. The doctor claims that he is within his rights and the health officers think that he Is. Moral suasion is now being resorted to in thehope of Inducing the doctor to put his ghastly specimen out of sight. HELD FOR PRACTICE OF THE BLACK ART Special to The Inquirer. SCRANTON, Pa., April IS. Harry Anthony was placed under arrest in Mayfield, this county, this afternoon charged bv Frank Dribnock with practicing the black art. Dribnock had a sick cow and Anthony went to him and declared bis ability to cure the animal if certain forms were observed. One of these forms required Mrs. Dribneck to go to the barn at midnight and repeat certain words while walking around the sick animal. Durlug this the faith curlst was to burn certain herbs in a vessel. By direction of her husband Mrs. Dribnock compiled with Instructions, but reluctantly. Anthony chastised Dribnock and the latter retaliated by having the faith curist heldin ball to answer for practicing the "black art." ENGINEER HAD A MARVELOUS ESCAPE Special to The Inquirer. ALTOONA, Ta., April IS. James Law-son, a passenger engineer, narrowly escaped a terrible death ln the Pennsylvania Railroad yard here this morning. He was Inspecting the rear tender of the engine when the fireman pulled the throttle to shift backward. The first car struck I.awson, knocking him down and pasisng over his body. Fortunately he rolled ln the middle of the track and was uncrushed. He will recover. Normal School Examination Schedule Special to The Inquirer. HARRISBURG, Pa April IS. Superintendent of Public Instruction Schneffer has announced the following schedule of examinations for the State Normal Schools during- the month of June: West Chester, Tuesday. 4th; Mansfield. Tuesday, 4; California, Tuesday, 11; Bloomsburg, Tuesday, 11: Slippery Rock. Tuesday, 11: Lock Haven, Monday, 17; Shlppensburg. Monday, 17; Kutztown. Monday, 17; Millersville, Wednesday, 1!: Indiana, Wednesday, 19; East Sfroudsburg. Wednesday, 19; Clarion, Tuesday, 23; Kdlnboro, Tuesday, 2o. Probably Fatally Hurt by Train Special to The Inquirer. JERSEY SHORE. Pa., April IS. At Law-renceville last evening Joseph Seelye, an emploje of the box factory there, was struck by an Erie passenger train and probably fatally hurt. He was knocked off the track into a culvert. Seelye was returning home from work. SUMMARY Or NEW JERSEY NEWS OFFICER'S PROVED FATAL Joseph iGombJoski, of Philadelphia, Accused of Burglary, Killed by Detective TRENTON. N. J.. April 18. Joseph Gom- bloskl, alias Joe Smith, of Philadelphia. was shot and killed this afternoon by De tective John J. Clancy, who was trying to arrest him on a warrant for burglary. Gombloski started to. run and Clancy chased him. Finally the deter-tlve pulled his revolver and fired. The bullet lodged In Gombloskt's leg, and an artery was severed, causing him to bleed to death. Information that Gombloski was wanted in Philadelphia was received here together with the statement that a trunk full of goods stolen in Philadelphia had been shipped to Trenton. The goods were located In a house in South Trenton. Clancy went there this afternoon to Investigate and met Gombloski coming out of the house. The latter, surmising why be was wanted, started to run. The officer chased him through a couple of blocks over a fence into an alley, and finding himself un able to overtake the fleeing man commanded him to 6top, but to no avail. He then flred the shots. NEW JERSEY NEWS NOTES NORMA. A canning factory. 104x110 feet. i being erected at Norma by a Philadelphia Arm. CLAYTON. Scarlet fever has been prevailing in Clayton for some time, but no deaths have occurred. SWEDESBORO-"Cncle John" Plerson. of Swedesboro. who is in his 96th year, la recov ering from a serious illness. MILIATLLE. "This hatnt no sreak-easr nor batnt no ranch." says a sign on a house at Mtll- vllle, where a disturbance is aaid to have recently occurred. WENONAH. An effort is being made to revise the project for starting a lodge of Junior Me chanics at Wenonab. A meeting has been called for this evening. LOWER ALLOWAT.-Albert Davis, who has returned from Alaska to his home ln Lower Alloway. has brought several curiosities of gold. wood and stone. BRIDGETON. Brldgeton police made a raid on a lot of crap shooters and captured one of the number. The rest got away, carrying the bones and pennies with them. CEDARVILLE Robert P. Craig, of Cedarvllle, who wu Injured on July 3 last by the bursting of a cannon, was able to be out of doors yesterday for the first time since. WOODSTOWN. The Salem County Board of Agriculture will meet at Woodstown on Wednesday next. Professor Voorhees of the State Experimental Station, will be present. SEWELL-It is said George Huff, of Sewell, has one of the finest wheat fields ln South Jersey. There are twenty acres and the wheat is well up and presents a pictnresqne sight. PRINCETON. Robert S. Steen. of Philadelphia, was awarded the Spencer Trask prize of $50 at the preliminary debate to choose the Princeton debaters for the Princeton-Harvard debate. WOODBURY. Mrs. Helen Rasmussen. of Wenonab, and Miss Hattle JohDson. of Elmer, will leave New York for the missionary field of Africa, and each are pledged to remain five years. SALEM. Opossums have been so numerous in some parts of Salem county that they have become an annoyance. One family has captured fourteen this winter, and others have caught a less number. CAPE MAY. Twkaboe. this county. Is jus recovering from a mad dog scare. A pet dog belonging to William Woolly, suddenly became mad. and after biting several other dogs, and badly frightening balf the town, disappeared. CAPE MAY. An unusually long list of cases is on the dockets of the Cape May County Court which convenes at Court Honse on Tuesday next. Justice Hendrickson. mh succeeded the late Judge Ludlow, will be od the bench. SUPPOSED SUICIDE MAY BE A MURDER Special to The Inquirer. WILKES RARRE. Pa., April IS. It is now believed that Joseph Kutafaya, whose body was found hanging to a rafter In his boarding house at Kingston on Monday, was murdered. The first report given out was that he had committed suicide. The Coroner's jury to-day returned a verdict that he was strangled to death and his body strung to give it the appearance of suicide. Three men arc under suspicion, and one of them has left for parts unknown. The murdered man was known to have considerable money which he carried in a belt around his waist. FELL FOUR HUNDRED FEET TO HIS DEATH Special to The Inquirer. C.IRARDVILLE, Pa., April IS. While at work at Packer No. 5 colliery here last night George Gaffney, aged 23 years, met with a horrible death. He was working near a counter chute when his footing gave away and he fell a distance of four hundred feet Into the perilous pit. No one saw the unfortunate man fall and thirteen cars of coal and debris were dumped upon him. His mangled body was found later while drawing the coal from the chute. WOMAN MAY DIE FROM ATTACK BY A COW Special to The Inquirer. TITCSVII.LE. Pa., April lS.While en deavorlng to separate a cow from her calf to-day Mrs. Corinne. Redfield, living two mPes east of town, was so badly In jured by the maddened animal that her phyxlelan says she cannot recover. A neighbor, who heard the woman's screams, found it necessary to beat the animal tintil it was almost blind before It relinquished the attack. SCR ANTON. The funeral of Rev. Patrick J McCaffrey, who died on Monday last it Atlanta. Oa.. was attended yesterday with a nign mass or requiem at Mt. Peter a Cathedral. Clergymen were present from all sections of Northeastern Pennayl vania. Rev. Justin Mc carty, of the Kplphany College, Baltimore, ma., was tne ceieorant or trie mans. Hev. Father Melbers, of St. Joseph Seminary, WIN niington. uei., preached the sermon. BRIDCETON. While coming from Millville Joseph Hanklns. of Brldzeton. was held up by six colored men at Gouldtown. two miles east of here. He received a serious wound n the (bead from a brick thrown by one of his as-sailants. WILL1AMSTOWN. George Harper, of Wll-ltamstown. who was poisoned by eatlnlg pickles, has recovered. It has been since learned that Mrs. Harper had "greened" the pickles in a copper boiler, and the trouble was from copperas poisoning. ELMER. A week's revival service is beinc held ln the Elmer Methodist Church under direction of the Epworth League. Cards are out announcing the wedding of Miss Berths Edwards, of Elmer, and Samuel It. Riley, of Shirley, to take place on April 24."'- Blue fish have made their appearance In the Delaware Bay and some tine specimens of the finny tribe are being caught. Frank Neal. of Rio Grande, as a result of a few hours' cunning on Tuesday, succeeded In bringing home sixteen black ducks, captured ln the sounds. TRENTON Articles were filed here Incorpor ating the Cody Military College and Interna tiona1. Academy of Rough Riders. The company Is capitalized at $300,000. and is formed to establish and maintain institutions for the in struction ln military science, cavalry service. scouting and rough riding. NEW BRUNSWICK. Horse thieves took two horses and two wagons at Kingston. The barn on the plae of Peter Van Dorcu. which Is occupied by Charles Webster was entered and the two best animals In the barn were taken. One was the property of Van Iroren and the other belonged to Webster. PLAINFIEI.D. The wedding of Miss Martha W. Borsura, of Plaindcld. and William C. Fiedler, of Newark, was celebrated at the home of IjouIs Koran m yesterday afternoon. It was the most brilliant house wedfiing seen here this year. The groom Is the son of William H. F. Fiedler, of Newark, former Congressman. Mayor and postmatV-r of that city. GLOUCESTER CITY. Captain Rice and his able-bodied crew of fifty men. looking fresh and none the worse for the first day's tolling with the large fishing seine at Washington l'ark. wer out bright and early yesterday morning and the fishery Is now in regular working order. Five hsuls will he made daily with tb exception of Sunday. The United States Fish Commission steamer Fish Hawk will arrive here about the first of next month and anchor opposite Market street wharf, where it will engage in the hatching of shad eggs. Much excitement was created on Atlantic street by an enraged hull breaking away from Its owner. Butcher Charles Volx. who was taking it to bis slaughter bouse. At the annual meeting of the members of the First Methodist Episcopal Church. John Kandle, Harris C. Powell and Samuel Addison were elected trustee to serve for three years. Tbe Wagon and Carriage P.ullders' Association of Philadelphia and Camden will eat their annual planked shad dinner at Washington Park to-morrow afternoon. CAMDEN. Postmaster Louis T. Derousse is opposed to- letter carriers wearing shirt waists, bnt will devise a light blouse for their use. Walter Rellly. a ten-year-old boy, was given a verdict In the Supreme Court yesterday for $2600 against the Camden and Suburban Railway Company for the loss of a leg beneath the wheels of a trolley car last summer. Michael Devon, an electrician, living at 332 Sprure street, was badly burned about the face and hands yesterday by the explosion of the Insulating material on a piece of copper wire which he was burning. Mrs. Ida Burns. of 1117 North Twenty-sixth street, who was badly burned on the breast by her clothing taking Are several weeks sgo, died In the Cooper Hospital yesterday. The Camden District Class Leaders' Association will bold its third annnal convention in the Katgbn Avenue M. E. Church on the evening of May 9. Postmaster Louis T. Derousse has been notified that the postofflce may have three additional clerks and two additional sub stations. Oscar Kleffer snd Miss Sophia Selbert were mirrled yesterday In the Church of Sis. Peter and Paul. The public reception to Captain Claude S. Fries and other Camden men who have been fighting In tbe Philippines, will be held en the night of May 8. Isaac B. Kerns and Miss Emily H. Titus were married on Wednesday evening. Lee Scott and Miss Kate Gltbens were married yesterday. CASTOR I A Tor Infants and Children. Hie Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Signature o FIRST DEFENDERS HELD REUNION Representatives of Companies Who Reached Capital Quickest in Response to Lincoln's Call Special to The Inquirer. READING, Pa., April 15.-The survivors of the five companies of soldiers, who. just about forty jears ago, were tbe first to reach Washington In response to President Lincoln's call for 7.",Oio troops to defend the capital, held their annual reunion here to-day. Representatives of each company were present at to-day's reunion. There was parade, a banquet and business meeting. Tbe following officers of the association were elected: President, Samuel Beard, of Reading, a member of the Washington Light Artillery; secretary. F. R Rannsn. of Pottsville; assistant secretary. Thomas Hammer, of Reading; treasurer, H. A. Elsenblse. of Chester; vice presidents, Ringgold Light Artillery, I. Uamho. of Reading; Logan Guards, John A. McKee. of Lewlstowu; Washington Liht Artillery, C. J. SHugluff. of Norristown; Allen Infantry, J. W. Reber, of Reading; National Light Infantry, Frank S. Wenrlch. of Philadelphia. At the banquet this afternoon speeches were made by General D. McMutrle G-regg, Judge H. Willis Bland, of Reading; Magistrate John W. Conrad, of Pottsville, nnd Captain E. 1). Smith, of Pottsville. MONEY WAS RETURNED AFTER MANY YEARS Special to The Inquirer. CHAM RERSRURG. Pa.. April IS. After a lapse of thirteen years tbe widow of Conrad Hartmau has received repayment of $2 loaned a tramp, an umbrella mender. In 1S88 George D. Boyer, of Bedford, borrowed that sum of Mr. Hartman In Williamson, promising to mail tbe money when he got home. He did. but addressed the letter to himself at Williamson, by mistake. In lSK.'l Mr. Hartman died and three years li.ter Boyer died also. In the mean time the letter passed to the dead letter office and after Investigation was sent to Postmaster Hambceker with orders to pay the money to the widow of Hartman, which was rfr.tie to-day. CANDIDATES FOR THE EXTRA LAW JUDGESHIP SHAMOKIN, Pa.. April IS.--0. R. Wlt-mer, of Sunbury; W. H. M. Oram, of this place; ex-State Senator W. H. Hacken-oerg. of Milton, among the most prominent attorneys iii Northumberland county, announced themselves as candidates to-day for the Republican nomination of Judge. All are candidates for the appointment of extra law Judge In case the bill now be-fore the Legislature goes through. Lawyer Charles M. Clements, of Sunbury, Is also; after the plum, as Is Attorney L. 8. Walters, of Mt. t'armel. Good News for Mine Workers Special to The Inquirer. GIRARDVILLE, Pa.. April IS. The Le-high VaMey Coal Company to-day posted notices that their collieries would work six days this week and at least five and probably six next week. This was good news and brought bright faces upon the thousands of miners which It will affect, as It had been said that these rolllerlna would work but three days per week during the summer months. jl'iin' Better Be Safe Than Sorry Buying a piano is not an every-day matter. You want to be safe. Isn't it safer to buy a piano that's made right here in Philadelphia a piano that you know all about as you must know about The Lester than to buy an instrument that you must guess about? Write for catalog snd our easy payment plan. F. A. 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