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TWO DITORTMT EVENTS IN THE
Andy Botycii of Xew Orleans Whip
ped by Austin Gibbons of Pat
erson, New Jersey,
Patsy Cardiff of M'nceapolis Disposed of
in Pifteen Bounds by Joe McAnliffe
of San Prancisco.
The New Orleans Contest Marked by Pou)
Hitting oa the Part of Gibbons The
Pruco Fight a One-Sided Affair.
Cardiff Outclassed by Mc-
Auliffa Scenes and Inci
deats at Both Battles.
NEW Or.LEAXS, Dec. 29. Andy Bowen
sn Austin Gibbons fought tonight in the
newarenn of the Metropolitan club for a
purse of $2,500, the winner to receive $2,0(R
3oth men weighed in the ring under 133
oound. Gibbons trained fer the fiaht at
Bay fet. Louis, whete Carroll. Griffi),
Fltzsinitnons and other noted fighters
trained before. 13owen, strange to say.
trained hiuicclf at West End, a suburb of
New Orleans. Both men looked well on
euteringthe ring. Gibbons is the taller
by several inches, while Bowen looked the
tvpical gladiator, with shoulders and
chests showing wonderful dimensions for
such a short man.
Jim Carroll, John Griffin, Jim Gibbnws
and John Kervrin were the seconds and
.advisors for tho Patersonian, while Jim
Sweeney, All Gratia and Tommy Warren
looked after Bowen. Professor John
Duffy was chosen referee, and the men's
timers wtre Walter Owen and H. Lobe.
The official timer for the club was
Boweu entered the ring at 9:07 and Gib
bons followed a few minutes later amidst
tremendous cheering. Charles S. Uoller
acted as master of tho ceremonies and
filled tho bill in a masterly way. Police
Captains B irrett and Jouruee wero in
command of tho police detail The uloves
wore weighed by Polico Captain Barrett
and wero found to be of the lenai weight
five ounces. Tho referee and Captain
Barrett both warned the men as to their
conduct in the ring, and particularly
cautioned them against fouling.
In the first round no blows were struck,
but in the second Bowen landed heavily
on Gibbons' shoulder, neck and bide.
Nothing was done m tho third round, but
In tho fourth heavy blows wero exchanged.
In the fifth Bowen was more cautious.
They clinched and Bowen got the best of
it. In tho sixth round Bowen hit Gibbons
two blows on the neck. Gibbons lauded
on Bowen's right breast, and. in return,
received some punishment. Gibbons then
led, hitting Boweu a terrible lick on the
body with the left and landing on the neck
with his right. This was Gibbous' round.
In the next thiee rounds Gibbons had
tho best of it, getting in five or six good
nips. In the tenth round there was quite
i rapid exchange of blows, Bowen eettinsr
n a terrific lick on Gibbons' ear, and, in
return receiving two hard lick" on the ueck.
Gibbons had tho best of this round. In
the eleventh Gibbons upper-cut Bowen
ind hit him hard on the chin, while Bowen
failed to strike any effective blows. In the
fiwelvo tho men hit each other hard on tho
neck. Gibbons cross countered on the
left &ide of Bowen's neck. Bowen then
landed two heavy blows on Gibbons' neck.
Tnis was Bowen's round.
In tho thirteenth round each man deliv
ered heavy blows, Bowen landing twice on
Gibbous' neck, and receiving a blow on the
neck in return. In the fourteenth and fif
teenth rounds there was hard fighting
from the start to the finish, Bowen having
the best of it. In the sixteenth both men
were cautious. Bowen landed hard on the
ieck and jaw, Gibbons giving him a light
tap on the neck. First blood was claimed
an 1 allowed for Bowen. In the seven
teenth round Bowen sparred for wind and
no blows wero struck.
Rounds eighteen to twenty-one, incln.
five,weredecidedlylively,there being much
Imr.l fighting. Bowen gavo the most of
his'attentioii to Gibbons' neck and suc
ceeded in delivering many stinging blows,
"eteiving punishment at times in return.
T5ut ho evidently had the best of it up to
the end of the twentieth round. The
wenty-first and twentv-second rounds
snded in Gibbons' favor, Bowen receiving
several bard blows on the neck. In the
three following rounds honors seemed
about evenly divided, both men looking
In the rounds which followed un the
thirty-first there was no apparent advan
tage on either sme, Doth receiving and
giving blows with but slight effect, very
littlo good bitting being done. Jn the
thirty-secoud round there was heavy
fighting, with honors easy, though Gib
bous appeared to have the best of the hit
Mug. The audience was getting somewhat
inpatient, as the contest was some drag
ging up to tho fortieth round.when Boweu
hit Gibbous on the neck, then in the eye,
R'n' finally him a terrible lick ou the nose,
i. tue fori. -sixth both men, though
t'red, wero apparently doing their best.
There was some in-fighting, but it was not
effective. In the tony-seventh round
Gibbous hit Bowen in the stom ich. There
were cries of "Foul! foull" but it was not
allowed. Some heavy lighting followed.
In the foity-eighth. after heavy blows,
there was seere iu lighting. After break
ing away Gibbous bit Boweu a heavy blow
in the stomach. There were more cries of
"A loul!"' but it was not allowed. Bowen
iv hs on the ropes and very groggy. The
n'feree ordered Gibbons to his corner. Tho
referee theu decided that Austin Gibbous
was the winner of the contest. Boweu
was helple-s on tho ropes and could not
come to time.
MCAUUTTE WnirS CAr.DIFF.
San Fhaxcisoo, Dec. 2D. Despite a
steady downpour of rain 3,000 people
gathered at tho New Wigwam to
night to witness a fight between Patsy
Cardiff of Minneapolis ami Joe AlcAuhtle
tf San Francisco. Tho Wigwam, which is
the headquarters of the Pacific Athletic
lub, had beeii.t-ndered for the occasion to
he California club, under whose manag
merit tho event took place.
Betting on the eents was at odd of two
to ouo in favor of IMcAnliffe, as he had the
advantage of several inches in height and
was known to weigh nearlv twentv-five
p nnds more than Cardiff, whose weight
was announced by his trainer as 1S9
pounds. The purse fought for was $1,500,
with $330 to tho loser.
Several preliminary bouts intervened be
fore tho event of tho evening. At 9:23
o'clock AicAuliffo entered the ring and
wa coon followed bv Cardiff. Cardiff'.,
neconds were Billy O'Donuetl, Danuy
Needhara and Jim Carr. McAuiiffe's
were Martin Murphy, Con AlcAuhffe
(Joe's brother) and Con Rioradan. Hiram
Cook w as referee. Cardiff looked fle-uy in
the region of his wind, and McAuliuVs
flesh appeared harder and firmer. Time
was called at 9 27.
From the first to the third round there
was sharp fUluiug, Caruiff doing consid
erable rushing aud having a little tne best
of it. Iu the fourth rouud Cardiff broke
ground, ho go.ug down from a rigut
bander ou tne jaw. He whs sent vtum-..
ing on rising, aud received several more
hard raps. He triod hard to reach Jo 's
head iu the rally, but the "mission boy'"
was out of bis reach.
'1 oward the close of the sixth round Car
diff began to get groggy, and as he came
up for the eight his tuce presented a some
what buttered appearance. In the tenth
McAuhffo was waium; for an opein to
finish Lim with his left, but Cardiff duck-
I -aud seemed satisfied if h coukl bluff
Joe into breaking ground.
1 no tight had so far baen devoid of the
uhin tactic that had been looked for
by the sports, and considerable money
r hanged bands on McAuliffe's failure 10
lhiish his opponent inside or ten rounds
Up to thetbirteentb McAuliffe continued
to have the best ot the light, but fulled to
ollow up bis advantage.
Cardiff came up inthe thirteenth as if
be expected to fnibh Jop, but the latter
booiifceut him back to bis corner. Tbf
fourteenth opened with Cnrdiff bluffing
lor an opening. Cardiff did most of the
leading and several times landed on Joe's
chest. A- the round closed McAuliffe
Mopped hini with the right on the fore
head. Little was done in the eirly part of the
fifteenth rnunf . Joe suddenly dioppedCau-
iiff through the ropes i b a lelt in tne
mouth. Patsy stayed down eight seconds,
and wbeu he arose stood hanging with his
left on the ropes. Ured by the spectn
lors, Joe rushed with both bun Is putting
Cardiff through the ropes on the other
-ide of the corner and nearly shoving
him to the floor below. It was claimed
t bat the fight h id already been awarded
to Joe; but, if so the referee's decision was
not beard in the excitement, and IMc
Auliff's last blow could not well be called
A CHAMBER OF HORRORS.
The apattmeut to which the unhappy
wretch is confined by inflammatory rheu
matism is indeed a chamber of horrors
Appalling are the tortures inflicted by this
agonizing complaint, and those endured
by poisons suffering from milder forms of
it are severe enough. Obstinate as it is in
its mature developments, it is surely
remediable at the outset with Hostetters's
Stomach Bitters, an infinitely safer as well
as more effective remedy than the poisons
often used to subdue it. Always should it
be borne in mind by those seeking relief
from rheumatism, that though conquera
ble in the incipient stage, it is not only
stubborn but dangerous when fully de
veloped, on account of its tendency to at
tack the vital parts. This consideration
should lead to the early adoption of cura
tive measuies. The Bitters will overcome
malarial, kidney, dyspeptic and bilious
THE MEXICAN BOEDER.
The Latest From the Scene of Trouble on
the E.o Grande.
Bp.owxsviELE, Tex., Dec. 29. Rumors
from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande
are to the effect that 4,000 Mexican govern
ment troops, stationed at Mier. revolted,
killed their commanding officers, and are
off to join Garza's band.
SAX AXTONIO, Tex., Dec. 29. General
Stanley, in command of this department,
has received instructions to use all the
troops at his command if necessary to sup
press the adherents of Garza, who are col
lecting in Carr and Duval counties on the
border. Garza has shown hinielf to be a
capable leader, as, while avoiding pursuit
on both sides of the river, he has increased
his forces to such an extent as to excite
alarm on both .sides of the river.
Captain Bourke is authority for the
statement that every Mexican ou the
Ameiican side and the masses on the Mex
ico side are supporters of Garza. The fact
that the revolutionary leader is lecruitiug
followers from the American side increases
tho responsibility of the American govern
ment. Autheutic information was re
ceived today that Garza aud his
men are being protected and shel
tered by Mexican ranchers near
Roma, Texa. Troops under Lieutenant
Langhorue left Rio Grande City and are
known to be scouting fo Gaiza's head
quarters. The way matteis look now,
very exciting developments may be ex
pected in a short time, as the troopa nre
likely to come in contact with the revolu
tionists now at any moment.
Lakedo, Tex., Dec 29. Last evening
thirty-three car loads of Mexican troops,
comprising about 3iX) men, arrived in New
Liredo, Mex., from Saliillo. This seems
to iudicato that the leports of ad vantage s
gained along the border by Garza are not
altogether wrong. These "newly arrived
troops will proceed down the river at once.
Two more companies of United States
troops are expected to arr.vo iu this city,
aud will leave at once for the lower Rio
Grande, to aid in guarding tho frontier
from invasion by revolutionists. A rumor
has gained circulation in tho city that the
revolutionists who were captured by the
Mexicau troops iu a skit mish last night
were convicted aud shot. Inquiry has
foiled to trace tho report to any 1 enable
source. Matters are rapidly growing
serious. Considerable uneasiness is ex
pressed for the company of United States
cavalry which left List Friday for some
point down the river without taking a
uuide. Nothing has been heard from them
since their departute.
Spoclal dispatch to the Daily Eagle.
AXTHONT, Kan., Dec. 29. A surveying
party, consisting of Chief Engineer H. L.
Jackson ancUi' otb r-i, staite I out ficm
this place yesterday to locate the extension
of the lino of the Hutchinson and South
ern railroad from its present terminus at
the state line, ten miles south of Anthony,
through tho territory southward by the
way or Oklahoma City or Guthrie, and on
to Dennison, Tex., where a, connection
will be made with tho Missouri, Kansas
and Texas raihoad. It is expected that
grading will be commenced about Feb.
15. This road, when comuleted. will be
one of tho most important lines of railway
leading out of central Knnsis, us it will
givo a direct line to tho gulf of Mexico and
also pass through large coal fields in tho
Choctaw nation and Texas, which will
give a better market for grain and cheaper
coal to the people of this part of Kansas.
This extension will also benefit Wichita,
as an outlet can be had ovor the Missouri
Pacific railroad connecting at this poiut
with tho Hutchinson and Southern.
Last Saturday B-rt Hirst anil Charley
Hake, and on Monday Ben Bliss and L
Smith, were placed in tho county jail,
charged with enticing awav n young girl
by the name of Delia Locket for the pur
pose of prostitution. The parties ate all
tenidents of Harper City.
Samuel Bayne, an old resident and busi
ness man of this city, died verv suddenly
of heart disease at his home last Saturday,
and was buried Monday at U o'clock. Mr.
Bayne was a brother of James G. Bavne,
the man who was connected with "the
building of tho "Sunflower" railroad from
Wic ita to Anthony, ami who. about the
tune tho road was completed, died very
suddenly at Wichita. Samuel Bayne
leaves a largo family aud a wide circle of
friends to morn his untimely death.
Captain T. M. Finley will feave for Trini
dad, Col., next Saturday, where he has
secured a position on one of the leading
daily papers of that city. Mr. Finley bus
been connected With the newspapers of
this city foi the past five voars, coming
here with tho Herald from Fort Scott,
which shortly after collapsed.
A WALL STREET DEFAULTER.
NEW YORK, Dec. 29 Rumors were still
floating around Wall stieet this afteruoon
in regard to the disappearance of Broker
Titus. It is reported that hisaffairs are in
a bdly tangled condition aud that he is a
defaulter in an amount ranging from
S'OO.OOO to $r,000. Mrs. Titus "says that
her husband i in the south.
Kansas Crrv, Dec. 2. Mr. W. T. Hall
a veteran real estate mmi, has been misiug
since Dec. lb, and his fiiends entertain
fears s to hi" safety. The firm of W. T.
Hall & Co., of which he is chief, has huely
otcome involved in financial difficulties,
aud Mr Hall has appeared to be so
worried and hurrahed that his friends
think that he has committed suicide
durmc a fie of despondency. The extent
of the firm's obligations is unknowu, but
they are said to be well up in the
LOTTERY TICKETS SEIZED.
Ottawa, Can., Dec. 'Jii. The eovern-
ment hn- made xn important seizure of
Louisiana ami Mexican lottery tickets at
Montrenl. for hrtvitif? htvn mnwluit tntn
iun from whom they were taken pter.ded
itiai ie was, simpiy a biio- trout for ,i Mon-
treal tobucconit, who ts the general asent
for the wUole city. A lous; lot of persona
in .Montreal, ctueity tobacco antl
dealers, who actru as Mtu-ayents,
bru secured, and mi treating derclo
luuais are expected.
BEECHAM'S PlLLS for a bad livei, i
THE GEAVES TEIAL
The Denver Sansa ioa Drawing
Denver. Dec. 29. In the Graves trinl
today, immediately after Judge Rising's
charge to the jury, Mr Lafe Pence began
his closing argument for the prosecution.
"Gentlemen of the Jtrar We are
reaching nw the finulstep in this tragedy.
It is not a ple.isant duty, that which you
are called to perform; neither is our duty
a pleasnt one. You have no right to take
this man's life unless the law alios you.
and I have no riiiht to ask you to tak- this
man's life uuless tho law justifies me. It
is uot a pleasant task for me to review this
tragedy, especially in Christmas time,
when the message i3 wafted to every one
Peace on earth; good will to men.' There
is no private prosecution here. You are
determining an important question of life
and death.The law asks you to take what
the law cannot give again. The law re
quires you to be satisfied without a reason
able doubt be.'ore you find him guilty. If
Dr Graves did not nrepare the fatal
draught that sent his henefactress to
death, and you do not believe that he did
from the evidence, then let him go. It is
not because counsel can create facts or be
cause attorneys have any right to insist
upon any, unfair conclusion. It is because
a solemn duty rests on us as well as you;
it is because the law requires us to seek
the truth, and it is because of this that
counsel may be able to refresh your recol
lection so "as to guide you towards the
truth. With that notion of the duty of
counsel, I come before you.
"There were opening statements made.
Mr. Stevens told what the people expected
to prove, aud Judge Furman said that the
prosecution would drop of its own weight.
I challenge him to prove this now. Is
there any doubt that Josephine Barnaby,
in the bauds of her friends, in spite of
"physicians, iu spite of everything that hu
man hands could do, died the vic'im of a
poison. I think now that I have no fear
iu saying that all the testimony showed
that Mrs, Barnaby did so die. Was it at
the hand of Dr Graves, who had allies to
assist him? but, unaided or aided, was he
the man? That is the theory you are to
solve. Tnere is no excuse for any juror in
the world to hesitate a moment in bring
ing in a verdict that he poisoned this wo
man. His relations with her began a year
before her husband's heath. She was his
patient. It is evident to you, as it is to
me and her children, that the husband
who has spent a long life with a wife bet
ter understands her needs and tho proper
limitations to be placed on her after his
death than the tramp interloper who
comes in after his death. Everybody knows
now that Mr. Barnaby better knew what
was good forher,whenhemade his will than
did these interlopers. What little dream
had he when he dictated the will that iu
the city of Providence there was an adven
turer of a lawyer and a tramp of a doctor
who would 10b tho woman while ho was
in his grave"
Mr. Pence spoke for five hours. At the
conclusion of his argument, the court toc-
a recess until this eveniug.
At the evening session Colonel Ballou
opened the argument for tho defense, aud
spoke until a late hour, when the court
adjourned until tomorrow.
shoulders, and the joints.
the back and
It is cured by
A LUNATIC AT LARGE.
ST. LotJIS, Dec. 29. Considerable excite
ment was caused at the Union depot last
night by a man who came running in
screaming at the top of his voice and act
ing in a manner indicating that he was in
sane. He was overpowered by three
policemen and taken in a patrol wagon to
the four courts. When searched papers
were found on him which revealed his
identity. He" is Charles A. Meyer of Ful
ton, Mo. No sooner had ho beeu locked
up in a cell than he began tearing his
clothing from his body. In five minutes
ho wasentirely nude. Then ho attempted
to commit suicide by butting bis head
against the heavy wooden bars on the cell
anil biting pieces of flesh out of his hands
and arms. Ho wns finally overpowered
and tied in a manner so that he could not
injure himself further.
A CANDIDATE FOR HEMP.
FORT Smitit. Ark., Dec. 29. The brutal
assassination of two men on Thursday
night was developed yesterday by the ar
rest of George L. Longley at South Mc
Alester, L T. Three men traveling in a
wagon wero seen Thursday evening going
into camp near Wilburton. The next day
two stock hunters found the bodies of two
dead men near tho camp. Their face were
terribly mutilated. The wagon was fol
lowed.'and the arrest of Longley, while
trying to sell the wagon and team on the
streets of South McAlester resulted. Long
ley was jailed here today. He refuses to
talk, except in tho most indirect manner,
aud no material answer can be gotten
from him, except that he formerly lived in
Washington county, Ark., and was raised
in Missouri. He is about 22 years of age.
and is appaseutlyone of tho worst cases
ever brought to this court.
AN OCEAN MYSTERY.
NORroi.K, Va , Dec. 29. CaDtin Hop
kins of the British steamer Ocean Queen,
which has arrived hero, reports having
encountered a terrific gale in mid-ocean
on Monday, Dec. 21. Four of his crew
were lo-t Captain Hopkins reports that
on next morning he sighted a large ocean
steamer Hying signs of distress. The ves
sel, to all "appearances, was a passenger
steamer bound from Liverpool to New
York Owing t a denso fog tho Ocean
(Jneen was unaoie to go to her rescue.
When the fos lifted nothing more was
seeu of the distressed steamer. A ship's
comtvtss encased in cork was picked up
afterwards. The initials "J. P. C. of Eng
land" wero engraved upon the case. Cap
tain Hopkins is positive that the steamer
All claims not consistent with the high
character of Syrup of Figs are purposely
avoided by the California Fig Syrup com
pany. It act gently on the kidneys, liver
and bowels, cleansing the system effec
tually, but it is not a cure-all and makes
no pretentions that every bottle will not
LUMPY JAW CATTLE.
Springfield, Ills., Dec. 29 The state
board of live stock commissioners of Illi
nois has issued a bulletin containing a re
sume of the testimony introduced in the
recent case brought against them by J. B.
Greenhut and other members of the whisky
trust of Peoria, known as theactimony
cosis or lumpy jaw cattle cse, bearing
upon the question of the contagiousness
of the di-e se among cattle and from cattle
to hnmau beimis. The commissioners de
cide that the disease is dangerously con
tagious among cattle, and that the ani
mals that it attacks are unfit for human
food, because the infrcting germs are
liable to be found in any portion of the
animals so afTecUjd.
DPBLIN, Dec. 29 A meeting of the
National league was be!d In this city to
day, with John li Redmond in the chair.
The members present congratulated them
selves, aud Mr. Redmond upon his election
to represent Waterford City in parliament.
Mr. Hedmond, in opening the meeting,
declared that the victory in Waterford
was the betnuniug of a revival of the trust
formerly placed in the Parnellites.
Wili-am A. McDonald, a member of the
house of commons de lied the statement
that the Pawielhto majority in Waterford
was due to the Tory vote. Da vitt's defeat,
he said arose from the resentment the
voters entertained on account of hts de
sertion of his ohi party.
Mr. Kelly, a delegate from Manchester,
said chat Paraeil's rnautie could not have
fallen on worthier shoulders than on tbose
of John K Redmond. This statement wjus
received with etubusatir cheers.
GODsOEV. Ala., Dec 29 Information
whs. receiveu uere today oi a oiooav f b-
counter ne.tr here
last nihu between I
Marshal Cbafeoa mm! I
i Fart ouAinr were not dislodged tnd te
o - utei attemtt will be made shortly,
cigar -twelve deputies anil a. gang ot niaoii- ; rremiras r. . own, nMawgwo.Tiw
, have -hmeis Two rooooabinecj.. Kirk and f pre4dnts cr J. VUS!wn Dawson, Mo-erelop-
Spcwt-, were killed and United States J i"L ml 1. C Cteiilerlara. Mdt-o.
Mtr-bal Jackson was fat all v weuuUed secretary, it. i jtrcnetuKi, neaitey
Department op agriculture,
Wichita, Kan., Dec. 29. 1891.
Forecast for Wichita and vicinity
Fair weather, nearly stationary tempera
ture. During the past 21 hours the highest
temperature was 49, the lowest 26 and
the mean oS8, with gentle southwest
winds, backing to south, high pressure,
For the past three years the average
temperature for the month of December
has been 41, and for the 29i b day 35.
Fred L. Johnson, Observer.
Washington. Dec. 29. Forecast until 9
p. m. Wednesday:
Kansas Fair, south winds, warmer in
western portion, stationary temperature
in eastern portion.
Missouri Fair, southwest winds, slight
ly changed temperature.
Indian Territory Fair, south winds,
Several 2Jew Decisions by the "Western
Chicago, Dec 29. Chairman Walker
has promulgated several new decisions by
the commissioners of the Western Traffic
association. One of these relates to ratts
on gas coal, which, for points west of the
Mississippi river in Iowa and elsewhere,
has heretofore been largely supplied
through Cincinnati and Peoria, In order
to equalize the rate on coal from the
mines in western Pennsylvania via Chi
cago to the same territory, a rate of $2.50
from tho originating point to the east
bank of the Mississippi was required. This
subject was preseuted to the Western
Freight association at the June meeting
in the form of an application from the
Rock Island t join the eastern lines in es
tablishing rates on gas coal from the
Pennsylvania district to western points at
$1 per ton higher than the rates from Cin
cinnati, the eastern lines to ticcept as their
proportion east of Chicago S3 per ton. The
special rate committee to which the mat
ter was referred afterward reported in
favor of making this arrangement, except
that the vote Oi the Iowa Central was con
ditioned upon satisfactory arrangements
being made via Peoria.
The Baltimore and Ohio issued its tar
iff as above, and it is stili in effect. Sub
sequently the Iowa Central declared that
a satisfactory arrangement bad not been
made via Peoria, and opposed the tariff.on
the grouud that the division allowed the
western roads should be 70 cents iustead
of 50 cents. Chairman Midgley ruled that
this point was well taken, and that the
existing tariff was never authorized. The
commissioners no wsustainMr.Midgley and
say that the special committee must again
convene and arrive at a unanimous report
or submit to concerted action on the pres
In the matter of the appeal from the dis
agreement in the Transtuissouri associa
tion, iu respect to the construction of the
agreement of that association concerning
the furnishing of statistics, tho commis
sioners conclude that they have no juris
diction. St. Louis, Dec. 29. Judge Thayer of the
United States circuit court has handed
down an oDinion in the case of Henry Burr
against the Union Pacific Railway com
pany and Carlos S. Greeley. This was an
action for breach of the covenants of war
ranty contained in two deeds of convey
ance. The petition alleges that the rail
way companv conveyed the land in dispute
to C. S. Greeley, and that he in turn con
veyed the same to the plaintiff; but that
the only title ever possessed by the railway
company was derived from a patent issued
by the government to the Kansas Pacific
Railway company in 1862, donating lands
to aid in tho construction of a railro td
from the Missouri river to tho Pacific
ocean, and that such patent was void, be
cause a pre-emption claim bad attached to
the land before the grantee in the patent
had definitely located its line of railroad.
The plaintiff filed two counts in the peti
tion one against the Union Pacific Rail
road company and auotheragainst Greeley.
The court holds thao thf railroad company
and Greeley aro not jointly liable, as both
are liable as individuals to tho covenant,
and therefore the demurrer of the defend
ants, because of improper joinder of cause
of action, is well taken. The demurrer
was sustained, but leave was granted to
the plaintiff to amend his petition within
tho next thirty days if he so desire.
London, Dec. 29. Mr. Gladstone is 82
years old today. With his wife, he is at
present at Biarritz, a French watering
place, where ho is seeking to recruit his
strength, in order to perform the parlia
mentary duties before him. A number of
congratulatory messages were sent to him
by residents of Hawarden, his personal
frieuds and political followers.
LORD RANDOLPH CHURCHILL.
LONDON, Dec. 2$. It is stated today tht
the government has received an intimation
from Lord Randolph Churchill that he is
desirous of enteringthediplomatic service.
It is also said that it is probable that he will
be appointed ambassadorto St. Petersburg
iu place of R. B. D. Morier, who holds the
position at preseut. The Staudard and St.
James Gazette oppose the appointment.
London, Dec. 29. Au official denial was
made tonight of the report that it was
probable that Lord Randolph Churchill
would be appointed British embassador to
THE VICTORIAN PAriUAMENT.
Melbourne, Dec. 29 The e rl of Hop
toun, governor of Victoria, prorogued the
colonial parliament today. His excellency,
in closing the session, said that he re
gretted that difficulties had arisen in deal
ing with the commonwealth bill, but he
believed that the federation of the Austra
lian colonies was only delayed, not de
feated. Ho added that the finaucial pros
pects of the colony were promising, and
that good reports had been received con
cerning tho harvest.
St. Petersburg, Deo 9. A dispatch
from Baku, on the w st coast of the
Caspian sea, states that a riot occurred
there, which had its origin in the attempts
of a mob to lynch a thief. Thepolice finully
rescued the thief from the hands of tho
mob The mob, however, rapidly gained
accessions, and in a shorttime they turned
their attention from the original cause of
the trouble nnd demoted themselves to
plundering the shops of the citizens. The
police being powerless to prevent these
outrages, the troops were called out. The
latter charged the rioters heedte'.s of con
sequences, and succeeded in dispersing
them. Many of the rioters wens severely
TorEKA. Kan., Dee. 29. The twenty
fifth annual session of the Kansas State
Teachers' association convened here to
uigbt. The attendance will probablv
rtNcb from 1.200 to l.oilO. the largest in the
history of the association. The sessions
will continue three days.
The county attorneys of the state met in
convention this afternoon. Tho meetings
will be held nntil tomorrow night The
session this ffrnoon was opened by an
address by Chief Justice Hortoa. after
which a parmanens organization was
A conference of third party nrohibitlon
it was held here toniciit. Er-Goveraor
John P. St. John, Mrs Cougar, and other
leading prohibitionists are in attendance.
BCXKIE La.. Dec. 23. Yesterday a coa-
table tid deputy wuiJe trying to arrest a
necro were tired upon and bot& wounded.
The iimff. with a posse, attempted to r i
rest the negroes today, and were ami
upon and another man was wounded. Tb
pose then returned the &re, killing two
negroes. The oth-ars then surrendered
Farther trouble is feared.
CoiCMBCS. O. Dc 29. Theaoenrfrof
Amencnu lueoiogvsts convened her uhU.j
a eiwetod ? toilotvtK ottioer-t lor 132:
.r-j.-, rer I. C While. SlerXKBtxytvu
t. .a.. edit-r, "W. J. McGeCrWathinstoa. I
A DISASTROUS COLLISION. s
Chillicothe, Mo., Dec. 29. By a mis
take m trin orders n disastrous collision
occurred between two freight trains -on
the Hannibal aud St, Joseph railway, near
here, this morning, resulting in the death
of four trainmen and the fatal injury of
two others. The dead are Engineer Bus
bee, Fireman Barry, Fireman Price and
Brakeman Gilmore, Brakeman Bell was
taken from beneath a pile of debris aud is
so badly injured that be caunot live, while
Eugineer Hannon received internal in
juries and will die. Eleven cars of cattle
were wrecked. The wreckage caught fire
and the poor animals were slowly roasted
Pierre. S. D., Dec. 9. A meeting of
squ.twmeu and mixed-blood Indians was
held at Fort Pierre List nivrht They in
tend to see tue light-colored Indians at all
the different ageucies in the United States
and get their aid in paying the expenses
in carrying the assistant attorney general's
decision to the United States supreme
court. Thev believe that it affects all
mixed-blood Indians of all Indian nations
in America, but that they can save their
lands and rations,
FARGO, N. D., Dec. 29. Mr. and Mrs.
John Brunelle of Wtld Rice were fouud
dead in lied this morning, having been
asphyxiated by escaping coal gas from the
stove. They leave nine children, some of
whom nre sick from the effects of tho gas,
but all of whom will recover.
New Orleans, Dec 19. Judge S. D.
McEuery, the nominee of the Democratic
convention for governor, today sent his
letter of acceptance to the committee. The
document, which is qnite lengthy, is de
voted to a discussion of the proposed rev
enue (lottery) ameudmeuts. He favors
submitting the question to white primar
ies. He is opposed to lotteries as a means
of raising revenue for the support of gov
ernment. BLOWN UP WITH DYNAMITE.
ALTOONA. Pa., Dec. 29. Tne Clearfield
hotel livery stable was blown up by dyna
mite at 2 o'clock this morning. Tho de
rbis took fire,and, spreading to adjourning
properties, destroyed five other buildings.
Eight horses were also consumed. 'Ihe
greatest excitement prevails, as it is feared
by tho people that an organized effort to
destroy the town is being made.
Milwaukee, Dec. 29. United States
Mirshal Wiswell has left for the Stock
bridges Indian reservation, 'in response to a
telegram stating that the Indians there
were rioting. Xo further particulars were
contained in tho dispatch to the marshal.
The Stockbridge are located on tho east
shore of Lake Winnebago and uumber 300.
They have abaudoned their tribal re
lations. THE FORESTRY ASSOCIATION.
Washington. Dec. 29. The American
Forestry association began its tenth an
nual session here today. Routine matters
occupied the forenoon session, while tho
afteruoon was entirely devoted to the sub
ject of public timber reservations.
Leavenworth, Kan., Dec. 29. Th
police ot this city captureu a gang o
six counterfeiters on the outskirts of the
city this evening. They found witn them
u number of untrimmed coins, moulds
and the metals with which they operated.
It is uot thought that they have been
LEADVILLE, Colo., Dec. 29 Asnowslldo
occurred at Alicauti mining cainp, ten
miles from here, last uiuht. John Asmus
was instautly killed and a number of other
men severely injured. Several cabins were
A SERVANT OF THE LORD.
CllARDON, O. Dec. 29. The news was
received here from Ilampideu today of tho
death of Rev. William Potter, aged 95.
"Father Potter," as ho was familiarly
knowDj was tho oldest congregational
minister in the world, his ministerial ago
being 71 years, 9 months and 12 days, as
shown by foreign aud American statistics.
AN OREGON FRESHET.
Portland, Or., Dec. 29 Unusually
heavy rains have fallen in western Oregon
during the pastthreedays, causing a rapid
rise of tho Willamette river. Merchants
along tho water front aro preparing to
move their goods to higher ground. It the
rain continue twenty four hours longer,
much damage will reult along the low
Baltimore, Dec. 29. The Imperial ho
tel, formerly the St. Clair hotel, which
when run by Tommy Beylon, was the
most noted resort for theatrical people in
the south, is iu the hands of the sheriff's
CllATTAXOOGA. Tenn., Ic. 29. Yester
day six men narrowly escaped death be
neath falling walls that mark the scene of
Saturday's conflagration. AH were badly
bruise 1 or hurt, bnt none of them fatally
Which Wag It?
One of the best compliments a preach
ir can ever have is this: "lie preaches
as if he meant every word be says."
Nothing is quite so soon detected as in
sincerity in the pulpit. A western min
ster, who is not always so careful as he
aught to be in making his preaching
md liis practice go together, was lately
telling some friends a story of adven
ture. It was a large btory, and the
minister's littlo ten-year-old girl wa3
listening to it very intently. When bo
Qnished, she fastened Iier wide-open
eyes upon her fathers face and said,
"Is that true, or are you preaching
A Give Away.
"Have any of you children been a
this caho? Have you, Tomrny?"
"Have you, Johnny?"
"nave you, Willie?"
"Have you, Sarah?"
"Ma, didn't yon tell us the other tiay
that at the supper table children should
be teen hut not heard?" Tesas Sift'
HI Present Ocrapatiosu
Harry Still an L D.?
PiUsbury No. O one to the other ex
treme. "What do yon mean?
"I'm operating a. dyspepsia, factory."
"Yes. I'm proprietor of a railroad
restaurant, and my partner is a special
ist in stomach disorders. We're getting
rich." Pittsburgh Bulletin.
JUST iSEFOrtn THE RATTLE.
Callahan Ita'o:ae r .ghbarhood,
MtesQtuitv. uarr.u ib vagmboad ye
MeGratlihiisrrrml K rtrrit tto n-
ifeQvi&y, llMfcyvrbcseufalr&Vlr- -
rul ; jy Ipn1
We have applied the
to what remains of our Winter Stock of Suits
and Overcoats, and they are going to move.
Move in bundles and on the backs of well
Come, join the throng and leave your
surplus silver. We will give you more than
ioo cents value for every dollar.
SWAB & GIOSSEE,
Largest Tailoring Establishment la tho State,
H5 North Main St.
Two Business Biindiiigs at big bargains if
taken at once.
sure of quick profit.
Two stanclnrd bred Patchen "Wilkes Stallions, bred in the
most fashionable blood lines. Also a number of well bred mare
(old and young) in foal to the Jewett horses, at reasonable rates.
Mr. Jewett owns produce of several of these mares, which
are being developed. In the past year 21 of the produce of Mr.
Jewett's horses have secured records of 2:30 and better; J 0 of
thesp being owned byhim.
For prices and further information address
JOHN T. HESSEL Cheney, Kan.
IT. S. DEIsTIsTIS.
Jf ready on p1 Ort notice to clean Privy Vaults and Cesspools, nlco to n-rnovo from the city
dtodliorst'baud untie, dead begs and dow. frhtepaml roous or anything that will malts a
ftench. All uorfc pnnrantctd to give eatlsfaf tlen. Perton vmntinjf tbJa kind of work oan
diop a card iu bca-veneer Lox . L. Cor. Central aeuue und Maiu fcU; !. K. Cor. Uoupaa and
3lain, or call at residence. 723 2". Waco A enue.
ilcmedr. i" 'I wltl1
to cure all NeiTOua Irti
fsurs. uclj as Weak
Memory, Iom of Breln
Wakefulne. Lot Jlan
' -" 3 eituue, an araini ana
Before o&ATier use.iiw or po" " ine
Fbotoaph?JlromHfe. 1 OenrraUre Orjan,
overexertion, youthful In.ltscnlons. or the "?'
av of tobacco, opium, or stimulant;, which "t""' T
lead to Infirmity ( wumptton and Inanlty- Fat np
in convenient form to carrT in tbe vert P'J' '"'
ft a pacta", or 6 for f .. W ith every 5 order wi cl" a
written guarantee to cure or reunathe
money, sent by mail to any address. I -! "te
in plain envelope. MenUon this paper- Address.
MADRID CHEMICAL CO Uranch OftVe for U. 3. A.
258 Dearborn Street. CHICAGO. ILI
FOR SALE TN WICHITA. KAN rY
Hettinger Brot, DmcRiM gi6 East Dooglas Ave.
Tne Genial Car Driver.
Smith A new motor for increasing
the speed of horso cars has been dis
covered. t Jones Has it? Well, the horse cars
don't need it up ray way All I have to
Ido to increase the speed of the cars is to
signal to tho driver with my umbrella
that I want to get on board. Texas
Mrs. Da Finc Here's my new bonnet.
Isn't it a darling? Only twenty-eight
Mr. Dc Fine Great snakes! Yon said
bonnets could bo bought at from three
Mrs. De Fine Yea, dear. This la one
of the "ups." N. Y. "Weekly.
To Cold Silent Moon.
Young Lady The astronomers have
found snow on tho moon.
Old Lady That explains It. I never
could make out what that man in the
racon was doing with a bundle of
brooms over hla shoulder. Tbey mast 1
be snow sbovela. Good Xevra. 1
Tot a Lord-
"Yon introduced a man to tas latt
night za a lord, Gociia.
"1 did, inoobamper."
"lie's no )ordl He3 n frasd."
"How do yoa kaowT'
"De didn't try to borraw aay cscoey
from me." PfetUukrlpbln Preee.
lie Wa Ttnin&.
She And we shall has a carriage
ziUtr we are married, Ceargaf
He Crttaly, Mad dear, if joxtr
faOwr is wflto
She ilmUerrmftimgy-VrhyrOieoiunit: be
Be (cootlmia?) To pay for li
J&rldrone at It
Xeilk mar a negm for A &rl time
Un other duty. "Isfc seaoeffem. ao
aaa be Mfatd.
-l dowt know. an hy
-Ud' tij.if - a&drfximaswwa
OF .- PRICE
Good permanent income and
o L. M. t HAflrronn, llanacer
F. F. Oasrox, Local Manager,
EZTfitrect Cxrs at IbadoorafUr each pcrformaac
NOW FOR A GOOD LAUGH.
It's Funny, Very, Very, Very Funny,
TUESDAY. JANUARY 5,
The Only and Friginal
FOWLER & VABMIXGTON CO.
In their Itc-viscd and ItcronHtructod
vursio'i of the Play that haa
mndo all America lnujfh.
- BY TITE
LIGHT OF THE MOON.
InlrodUfln ('has. J. Jlayan
Tom .Martin. .John C. Liuh, Alfa I'er-
ry, JJoIIa. Thornton, and l.ida Wolto,
together with n
Brilliant Coterie of Commediana,
2ew Features, Kevr Hpeclaltlefl.
rew Dance and all Ji vw Mnsfo.
The Loudest Laugh of the Season.
Prices $1. lie, 50e and 25c
Seats secured In adranco at JJoroflSct.
A Fuddlnj Tt Jiaft an Knprror.
The Gemma mpvor. In one rt bii trip
tbroQh ihtttHtUmnGit pirti of hb empire,
was ornfbre tretd to pudding which
ro tickled the rovsl pa.Ute that ths ebcf &1
Pofsdam b b e'4.l to procans U4
formal and prvlwz from Urn to tine th
dainty, from tfc rrcflpt which follow 1
will b: fpithcTvA tht tbi latrt Hobmzel
Jrtt b with hJ royal Wrth a truly kisgiy
T poddla mslil od better It tbcr.
tmzblf o all lU nAd-. Kirt Uj In boiled
Mnofcsd hm est lt Uis t-Jnat atrip.
Xezx n UrerAf lriA potato-, apoa thU
UfT of loan boMi. oat m tblo tut the hau
Je&tew witk a lnjer ot masfarcocia, ur
mewotd irfith a xfir ot chopped cooked
raxt Oa &bl nffm&d a Ixjer ot jBMbd
boiled potftUtes. aad oorer tb whole iritk
Eood SMvy. liale in & lor ort ov E
how to err m
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