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lYICEDETA, KANSAS: WED2ESDAX MOIQa3"Gr, DECEMBER 26, 1900.
'.lark Hanna Attends Salva
tion Army Free Dinner
AHO MAKES A SPEECH
n Which He Commends
Work of the Army.
18IST CAME FOR ALL
Supply of Food Beats Story o
Loaves and Fishes.
Cleveland, Ohio, Dec. 25. The Salvation
Army fed L5w people today in the Gray's
a -n.jry. Twenty-fie long tables -were
i ; covered with paper and furnished
- 'a tin disheh. A large squad of po-
' had a busy time keeping the men and
' s in good 'T.ler. Senator Hanna. who
; .--idunch friend of the Salvation Army
v .- present and was greet 1 with cheers.
ma d a fch'.rt speech in which he said:
hnstmas should be a happy day, oon-
rated to the higheat sentiments of true
! ,p.ness. It should be cos fined to no
U or sect, but be consecrated to him
rh'i came to f-arth for all men. It is a
,appy day, made happy by these kind
nd noble n'.n and women whom I call
iractical Chri-r.ans. I am glad to have
ccat-ion to f.-pre.-s my appreciation of
he Salvation army. It is the kindergar
ten of ChrisT-iiuty. It fulfills the needs
hat other ip-.titutl.ins fail to fill. It
:ve an opi)rtumty to those who have
on; it lay the foundation of law and
a 1 order; It advances higher clviliza-
o" and the city 0f Cleveland Is fortunate
' -.aving su h a band of Christian work-
This 1 ibor to be entirely success-
' Should have the support of all good
''.'ns; therefore, my fri-nds, renew
:r allefiance and give your support
this grand work.
May God bless all those in this labor
' may we all join in the fullflllment
" hiarher promise."
,Mi food disposed of consisted of 2,500
nds of turkey, 2,000 pounds of chicken,
" pounds of pork. 75 bushels of pota-
1,600 loaves of bread, l. heads of
hbfiere, 500 gallons of coffee and 800
F;skets of provisions were also sent to
; poor fami;l's. In the evening in the
n. -ry there was an entertainment with
immense Christmas trees loaded with
-Hits for p r children. About 12,000
I , r popple wre present.
CHRISTMAS IN GOTHAM
Ffnrit thoi'sasd tests at
JtanquotlerK Presented a Fine Spec
tacle Front the jalicriet,
New York, Dec. 85. One of the chief
tur"s of Christmas day in New York
and its vicinity was the weather.
; only was the sky clear in all direo-
i ,s. -ae to t)e southwest where heavy
k'.is acted as a back ground to the
k'ri.us sunshine but the ras of the sun
1 r 9 o-cl'Mi in the morning were so
..il that heavy wraps wen- unconifort-
dnd fu-s could not be endured, cx-
i as fasJuon dictated that they were
proper thing as this season of the
ir The consequence of this almost
g !ike w eu her was that the churches
. . throngM with worshippers and the
..- nf the city were 111 e i with merry
iiy -j f n1' ti, women ami children who
i the Ch-unas trees in their homes
i a.t "Ut f' r a breath of invigorating
It is estimated that more money
lent .n (.'hnstmas gifts this year
X.-w Tor k than ever before and the
"- N true .n regard to charitable gifts.
.i- only Ivcmse a ei.f of destitution
a- kept rtidcti that the unfortunates
not sup ;.i h'J with Christmas cheer.
:' all the s-t Christmas feasts that of
... Salvation army at Madison Square
i- -n this - en iig was the largest. A
.tin! OhH-.tmas. dinner was served to
. it 4.i I'.T.X'iis, men, w men and chil-
The t.tt was de'ra.. d from a
1 of ,ilv:t $m) c iliect'M by the army
!y thm -rh the kettels which for sev
i.i weeks huv hung fr 'ni tripods in
l his jar's of the city to receive con
Hitions : "keep the Christmas pot
.:is." Ah afternoon " helpers were
- aying .he :nty tabic- and preparing
: "'. to mke irood enter for this
cry's p-or, and probably
i-tm.is crowd could have
i:,. o ty. Men and wo-
waiks of life into th
,i a;;.n aran were eag
: p'easur.- of bringing
r to othei . end one of
the-e At was the grand
; Archbish 'P Trench of
new Tvcruir. who made
: dour? if the garden
: :" o'clock th'-re was a
v-d viecr.Hi-' efiorts on thr
f ; ! c- i t ni to prevent
who w ro :n the crowd
. ;em .
t '1 1 t T'
' i ; 1 1 - i
V1 k there were 4-00 people i:i
U l'-ri- wa tin? in Jol'y m.'Od for
n:t-r, :i e :he helper- m the Aren t
i mi "v b? . ut t e g-.'ii thins:
.M. Pr.'nr:!y at 6 oV. ok the Sa -
a arm;-'- g'usts were :na:h?ii dow
tabl iri t -ok th r ::,xoes aft-r
' o!op- ': i b-n ting t.- the a-
ir.ime'.t 'f tre hea-.quarters bra--;
Th. ! !'!" thsee-qua-ters of a-
.. p m itrs in the b;;lconv raw i
-- a - ,''"'0 of the ro r reviled in
:- ("hrWmas dir- - After the
J 1 tlnishe-l th fe vv re re-
the . v .-- i.vv gu 5"s ' the army
- h- di'-sner tb- h- -. " yi , Tier's
hav,.- - - v; tin "i w -.r-i. i'h--
,,!- . i .--, gre-c erw.l i vn-
h -, - v g-.r ar tv'- ' -oni-
r Hi ' V ! miie an advir.os.
hun 'w. enjoyed the
i -. ; r,w-boys' home
i" t - ning. The
'; c ' ::"t- to-ik plar"f
v, '"m ' : :v n-rht. Everv
ved & - " .-f r sweat''
. ho had studied hard at the home's
night school earned a suit of fleece lined
Miss Helen Gould provided the dinner
to the boys at the "Woody Crest Sanitar
ium, which she maintains near Tarry
town. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Gould provided a
Christmas tree loaded with presents and
served a dainty luncheon to the 200 school
children at Port "Washington, N. 3.
At the United Charities ofilces the dis
tribution of Christmas gifts to the poor
was r.ot finished until late tonight. Var
ious voluntary contributions of clothes,
food and money, had been distributed by
the workers during the past week, and
thousands of presents wore received by
the poor of this city. All of the hospi
tals had been visited and the deserving
poor In the tenement house districts had
been relieved of their unhappy circum
stances. Nearly 4,000 homeless men and friend
less of Senator Timothy Sullivan's dis
trict were guests at his sixth annual
In the wards of the hospitals there was
Christmas sunshine and Christmas cheer.
Unwonted smiles lit the faces of the sick,
the maimed, the halt and the blind, while
the convalescents were regaled with lux
uries and unusual delicacies.
CHRISTMAS Af PARIS
Way People of Varls Celebrate In
Paris, Dec. 26. Ohristmas tide was cel
ebrated In France with bright, cheerful
weather and SParisans celebrated it in
characteristic fashion. All oi the restaur
ant9 and cafes were crammed Christmas
with supper parties, which did not dis
perse unti learly this morning. At mid
night masses with special musical at
tractions, filled the leading churches to
overflowing. The boulevards today were
filled with throngs inspecting the attract
ive little booths which had bee nerectedi
in continuous lines along both sidewalks
and in which toys, candles, fancy arti
cles and other Christmas novelties were
displayed. A roaring trade, greatly in
excess of the previous years, was done.
The charitable side of the festival was
represented by numbers of free meals
and sensible gifts to poor families and
outcasts. Mme. Loubet gave 7,00 francs
to be used for the relief of widows in
CHRISTMAS AT KANSAS CITY
Five Thousand Poor Fed by the Salva
Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 25. Five thou
sand people were fed at the annuol din
ner for the poor given by the Salvation
Army In this city today. The dinner was
served at the Citadel, and the dining hall
whioh had accommodations for 800 per
sons was occupied all of the time between
11 o'clock and dusk. Preference was
given to holders of cards of Invitation,
which had been distributed among the
poor people, but no hungrf person was
turned away, even if he had no ticket
The tables were neat and inviting and
all that was served was wholesome.
To emphasise the social side of the oc
casion and to observe the charitable
phase of it, a large placard on which
were the words "Our Guests" was con
spicuous in the dining hall.
The newsboys were feasted by a local
business man, and the various charitable
and reformatory institutions gave special
dinners and entertainments.
CHRISTMAS AT CHICAGO
Six Thousand Persons Fed by tlio
Chicago, Dec. 25. A (feature of the
Christmas celebration in Chicago was the
(bountiful provision made to carry good
cheer to the poor. If a man, woman or
child remained hungry It was not the
fault of those who distributed Christmas
greetings in the substantial form of food.
The Salvation Army fed 6,000 persons
in a hall where prize fights have been
The Pacific garden mission served din
ier in the afternoon to between S00 and
1.000 men and women, most of whom
were outcasts. All of the various other
charitable institutions and hospitals ob
served the day. Special dinners were
pcrved and in many Instances musical
and vaudfcvHle entertainments were given
Kight thousand me nwere given dinners
in the fourteen barns of the United
Traction company during the day.
CHRISTMAS TTWHITE HOUSE
President Didn't ;o to Church but
"Washington, Dec. 25. The president and
Mrs. McKlnley had with them as guests
at dinner this evening Surgeon General
and Mrs. Sternberg, Dr. and Mrs. Rlxey,
O. S. Hiestand, General Corbin and Sec
retary and Mrs. Cortelyou.
The president did no go to church, but
he and Mrs. McKinley took two drives
out into the country during the day. Sec
retary and Mrs. Hay, Postmaster General
and Mrs. Smith and Representative
Payne of New York called on them.
Swell Fniictlon of the !ay Was Ijco's
Omaha, ITCefo.. Dc. 2 A fine fall of
snow made s!4ghinp good in Omaha to
day, the first of the season. The swell
functio no the day was a fahionaM
reception 5to General Lee and Mrs. Le
and thel rtwo daughters. Miss Annie and ,
Miss Le at fhe residence of Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Taylor Page tonleht. About i
300 guests were present Assisting wero I
general and Mrs Charles F. Mandersn '
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kountie. Mr. and
Mr?. Guy C. Barton, and other society '
leaders of Omaha
CHRISTMAS AT LOUISVILLE
Chhhoh.s Boomed Like Yankee Fourth
Ijouisvillp, Kv . Dec. 25. In ."mc re
spects Christmas day in IjouJsvU'e re
sembled a Fo.tr: h of Ju'y celebration in
New England. In acco-dance with tho
usual oust m. car.onp and firecrackers
vomed ail da yt the dellcht of small
iVvys and; th ctscoevrkure- of many
i""-ar'-ah societies provided dinners i
nrd ertertainments for several hundred
children and deserving families, regard
less of color.
S'lhMtion Army nt St. IOhIh.
St !-:. Mv Dec. 35. The Salvation
Army and Union Mission distributed S ,
baskets containing Christmas dinners for I
from 3.000 to .iY' persons of the district. !
Th Order of E"k provided for l.WG !
f.imille Each family was given four
Ivg- rMske:.- .f fi-d and :n many cases
vouch-s were left entitHnj: th holders
to a supply of coal or other requisites, j
Roanoke, Va.. rr, IP Roanoke Elks '
t-'day fed 5X of no.inke's ; ."or in As-
FenYMy ha". t'r.i '-T.g "":? wer -n i
th nrdd f rh r.u!!d'ng ar-d XO visiters !
looked en. The dinner cost over JLS0Q. t
Placed Under the Farmers'
Hotel at Alva.
ESCAPE WAS MIRACULOUS
osive Fell Sideways Be
fore Fuse Reached It.
PORCH HURLED IN AIR
One Man Arrested Suspeqted
of the Crime,
Alva, O. T., Dec, 26. A desperate at
tempt was made here last night to blow
up the Farmers hotel.
The thimble of a wagon wheel was fill
ed with giant powder and placed under
the corner of the building.
Before the burning fuse reached the
powder the thimble burned over and roll
ed a little to one side.
The result of this fortunate occurrance
was that only the porch of the hotel was
blown to smithereens.
It is alleged that some of the boards
were hurled ISO feet skyward leaving no
doubt that had it not been for the acci
dental overturning of the loaded thimble
the entire building would have been
A great deal of the glass of the hotel
It is said that some of the boards blown
up came down, the force was so great
that the nails penetrated the roof and
held as fast as if they had been driven
by a hammer.
A young working man named Elliott
was arrested this morning for the offense.
The evidence against him at this hour Is
not definite enough to consider him the
culprit beyond a reasonable doubt
After the wreck occurred, and during
the excitement, Elliott went Into the
house and secured lodgings. The motive
for the crime Is not known.
Owing to Christmas there were only
light guests in the hotel.
Considerable excitement prevails over
the occurance. Hints are thrown out
that the affair will have a sensational
CORNELIUS ALVORD'S TRIAL
Some Interesting Testimony Expect
ed Bel'oro It Iohcs.
New York, Dec. 25. The trial of Cor
nelius Alvord, Jr., defaulting cashier of
the First National bank of this city, is
set for tomJw in the Ui.itd States
district court The amount of his defal
cation was $090,000.
One of the interesting features of the
trial, and which in all pr bahillty will
be brought out by the I'nited States dis
trict attorney, is the amount of resti
tution of the funds made up to this time.
The officers of the First National bank
have been reticent on this point ever
since Alvord's arrival. The sale of his
effects In his home In Mount Vernon
realized very little. Where fh bank
really made' good part or Its loss was,
it is said, in the turning over of Mrs.
Alvord's jewelry. Their valu has been
estimated at not less than I150.fv, and
lUQ Dtvijr sy;a laai uir v.tit i.iiv, n iw .
the bank and placed in tr custody of
the story goes that they were taken to
one of the officers, who locked them ur
in a Strom? box until they could be ap
praised and sold. How long thse gem"
were in the possession of (Mrs. Alvotd
Is not known. It is said she.has hnd
them four years, and that they wero
presents from hr husband. The whole
story is expected to come out before the
prosecution closes its cae.
Theories Deepen It More Than Kvcr
as They Ire Advanced.
Pueblo, Colo., Dec. 2". Th police have
failed thus far to unearth any clue to
the whereabouts of Macri Hol. tho
young lady who mysterously di-appear-ed
three days ago from ner uncle's
home, near this city. The impression is
growing that she left of rn.r own ac
cord. One theory is that th- prM fld to
avoid fulfilling her marr ic nMffnv"t
which was set for two or thre months
ahead. Another is that ?he has fallen
into the hands of tn-1 prop-i- tor of some
bad house. In either c is-, how. vi-r. (t
dos not seem that Mig-io would haw
pone without either h r hat or tvr'p'
There is a probab.l ty that -ho un'-nwn
and well dre?ed w man who wa- in
that vicinity in a couch dnnn by wvte
horses on the morning previou- to hrr
disappearance had pome connection with
the mystery, though the strar.e w m.iti
gave a sharp srd rpo'itre r r'.y to M. s
Hoel when the girl in iulr i if re -o,.i
assist her. The ho-j-e in in ! '
place In the river bottom, Mi'-nv.".-'i
by thickets, and the prn-', & thre of a
fine coach and richlv 0re-?.d w man
is something very jiin usual
TRUST CAN'T BUY IT
Three to One Is Xe Inducement for a
Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. i". A special
to the Stntinel from M shawaka, Ind.,
says: "The United Stai-i R .'ohcr com
pany, the trust which controls near-y
all the rubber shoe industries in 'hi
country, has submitted -n wr:t!r,e .-.; r -cation
to the Mishawak Ru"rbr Foot
and Shoe company, p-ovld.nir fr the
sale cf the local concern Th o.'fr. it
is believed, inciudt? a rnontarv fi -u a
tioa of 13.000,000. Pres.Jrni IJejer sn.i
to the Sentinel that the tr.is: agreed : .
pay the 'Mishawaka t? for each doi'ar
of its actual vatue. The plant is th
most formidable rival of the trus. The
offer received last week was -.. m :
tempting offer yet rec-.v. d Pre?, if t
Belfer declared th pr p.-i- r v o ,; be
rejected, as have many tefore it.
STOLE FROM LETTERS
Joy i Xew York Over a Thiers
Xw York, Dec S "Hurrah' II .rra.V
Tiwyire got him t ast: H.rrah:
They'Tre caught the thief t"
The hard-working clerk 5 'n the r-gi--tered
letter dtris'on of he r-r,.ral rot
offlce mingled chers v'i. 5-. t
when Jam Simp in. a . ? k r. -h- . -p.vrtmert.
w.-s arr-sta : r r :.
NVot, that they rejoiced !n Partrvl n'
downfall. But every or.e h1 . u--der
a strain, each one fe't h- -s -h"
pupeted un'.es the : -'.-.- -
d'-K-overed The c.f-TS r-'-z ' -TvnstofTic
and Surerir;te-1- - "
th registry divjtioa. tar. :rjc -.
tA XatLi-n u tk matter
Samplin, who has been employed in the
postoffice for some years, was married
less than a month ago. He is twenty
five years old and lives at No. 29 East
One Hundred and Eleventh street
For some time there have been com
plaints; money was missing from regis
tered letters and packages. Postoffice
Inspectors Jacobs and James long inves
tigated these complaints. Their suspi
cions finally pointed to Samplin, but they
could not get any evidence against him
because the clerk knew them by sight
Chief Inspector Kins scat to Boston
for'Inspector Towlson, who arrived here
yesterday morning, and was put to work
as an extra clerk.
Samplin was entirely unsuspicious.
"Where shall I put my coat?" Towlson
innocently asked him.
"Throw it any old place, Samplin an
The Inspector went to work next to
the man he was watching. He hadn't
been there long before, ho deckles, he
saw Samplin open a registered letter and
take from it 53.05 in coin.
Towlson called Inspectors Jacobs and
James, and Samplin was arrested. The
Inspectors say he broke down and con
fessed that he had been stealing money
from letters for two years, and that his
peculations would amount to several
A sharp knife was found on him. He
was arraigned before Commissioner
Shields, -who held him la $2,C0.
RIOT AT CEMENTV1LLE
Sancy Xesrocs Start in to Intimidate
Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 25. A special to
the News from JefforsonviUe. Ind-, says
a race war is on at Cementville. a small
statio non the Panhandle road five miles
north of this city, and serios trouble is
expected at any minute. ihe negroes
are all armed, and the "!7ni axe keep
ing within doors to avoid Sem.
The outbreak began yestrday after
noon, when Lee Banger and Joe Red
mond, both segroes, both very drunk,
started in to intimidate whites. "When
their insults were resented olber negroes
jumped in with the liquorwirazed men
and a fight started in Sam Kendall's sa
loon. Nearly twenty shots were fired, but
no one was hurt. An appeal by tele
phone wae made to Sheriff Rave for help,
and he drove out to Cementville in a
fouggv and to some extent pacified the
negroes while he was present
After his departure another outbreak
took place and message after message
come to the local police to send men to
the town. Sheriff Rave wa sagaln asked
to go to the scene, but declined to do so
last night. Kendall, In addition to his
saloon, conducted a dry goods store,
which was being attended by his wife
and into this The negroes flocked after
the. firing at the saloon.
Mrs. Kendall was badly frightened, and
her hsband ran into the place and be
gan shooting into the mob. Banger was
shot, but how badly is not known as he
was carrie daway and secretedl by his
companions. Kendall's lite was threat
ened, and about midnight he managed to
escape from his store and came direct
to this city, awakening Prosecutor Mont
gomery and begging him to issue war
rants and have deputy sheriffs sworn in
to serve them.
It wa salmost daylight when the town
became quiet, the negroes har!ng every
thing their own way. So far today no
outbreak has taken place, because the
whites are intimidated to such an extent
that they are using every possible pre
caution to prevent a collision with the
It is 'believed the slightest break will
j bring abo''t a bloody riot. There is no
J direct telephone connection with the
pkice, but a private line, owned by the
! railroad, is being used to keep the o -I
cers posted. If trouble begins this will
be cut out by the rioters.
Xew York City Assessor at Knmlty
Tsew York, Dec. 25. There is trouble
- - .
Rhea f"r tax Aomg millionaires as the
result of exposure. An astounding dis
crepaney has bfen shown between the
assessment of $11,000,000 now placed on
the estate of Cornelius Vandrrhi't and
the paltry $400,000 on which the tax de
partment was content to levy during Mr.
Fully realizing that it is his duty to
radically revise his assessment esti
mates and at least get a l'ttle nearer to
th" actual flsrures than he did in the
Y.T.derMl: instance, Mr. Feitner openly
declares that he will show no mercy to
tax dodprers. it he carries this determin- 1
ation Irto effect there will be a tre
menous increase in the next assess-
m.-nts ar'd a proportionately and prati- j
fing fnlargemfnt of the revenue- of !
Th" si'uation will be developed on
Monday, January 14, when the tax books
will he officially opened and all the
millionaire? will know jut haw they
stand financially In the estimate of the
Assumine thit Mr. Feltner's policy i
to p.pTilv th Varde'bilt proportion to
f.r'n case, every millionaire will Pnd
h'n;elf calH i' u;on to pay just forty
time -.s nvion as he pa'd &!t -ear
Ur.der 4he existing sytf-m a'.l persons
d"tfit!f i-d with thf-ir asersrrens hav
the privi'ee-e of "swarine fT" to any
cx'rrt t'at th.r conscinie will fnd.
up to the firt wek in Mav, wh'n h
bnoks clop. whn th" t.'X drnarr-o'-t
books ar r--oened in July thev ;how
the final -ffiriil assessments reaohed by
the sirr-! -.rcf-ctj of ddtictlng frm
tf or'i-.a! estimates whatever Funis
have h&c: sworn off.
Tn somr Instances aFe!rmeri's n' ?y.
wit ha-e lin s'mply sworn out of -
tstence and 1n others have been reduced.
f .t nt
from do'lar to cent.
The pergonal assessments in Greatr
New York, as fxed lat January.
emunted to SwJie.71. Of this smou-t
no t-ss than t?o C?T! was gHhTy jwm
off he?o- Th1 book" were .-Ifd. lea in?
only $3.1:35 on which the city e-u;d J
GEHING THEIR EYES OPEN
London. Dec. . The Times' V.er.na
correponnr.t says: I7ntr tnt t
"Euro:.ean Kconomlcal AHianc.
Iry Btit:eu, In the Xeusweinmajr- 1
la:-. aftrr r-ci-lng Americas Immer.'e
rooi:rcf and srrowinr poru'at'-rt. --
They may hncefrth be regarded a 'he
first inJustria! nation, and thtr urer'.-
rlty will become striking!? evident
vear by year The TTnited Ptat-s w'P,
n-o-over. on nav a eonsldereoi? vn- r
car.ti'e n-ar.r.e. Americans are alread-.-ac"j"rr,-t!
to reerd Europeana. r-.or.
; a-:---:ariy co-tinvntalS, !n bo- h
jrr.f light as Or ntals. who vege.'&e r.
dreams of the oast." j
He points out that Eumpean tat
!;divldui!'y are cnprat"ve!y restrirfd J
e t- mA-ket. and cannot carry &-Td;-
vi-s in cf Iajrers.
Hwr Trefc ToTivart! "Verth.
Ivor.i.r Dec. 11 Lord Kirrteter. '
rrapV.r.g to the war office under date
X.iavwpo.-v!-t Tertember ft. 5 a rr .
- --a """H. .vrr "ft'e in 'r '' rf.tr
-., - -. i T?-1:i-t"wT w--ot '
' followed a
Firewater Causes Him to Go
on the Warpath.
HE SHOT AT EVERYBODY
ing Several and Wounding
MOUNTED ON HIS HORSE
He Tried to Escape but Sur
rendered When Shot
Muskogee, I. T., Dec. 35. John Tiger, a
full-Wild Indian, a ferryman on the Ar
kansas river two miles south of Eufaula,
went to Eufaula with Ms wife this af
ternoon, and while intoxicated met L. B.
Roper and threatened to kill him. Roper
immediately struck Tiger with a board,
no words passing between them. Tiger
went to his buggy, got a Wlnohester and
came back to kill Roper, but felled to
find him on his return. Enraged; he pro
ceeded to shoot everyone he saw, shoot
ing Jessie Beck through the hips and
killing him; shooting and killing Dave
Porter, a nephew of Chief Porter, and a
mover named Johnson on his way to
Missouri in a covered wagon with his
family. Bud Taylor, aged 18, a boy, was
shot through the shoulder and Is not ex
pected to live. Tiger immediately jump
ed on a horse and tried to escape, but
was pursued. Tiger was chased three
miles, when he jumped off his horse, got
behing a tree and began shooting. Dep
uty Marshal Johnsan, who returned tho
fire, struck Tiger in the arm. The mur
dered surrendered and was brought to
Eufaula. Tiger's arm will have to be
amputat-sd. Great indignation prevails
over the free sale of liquor and firearms
J. Smith, who lives two miles south of
Checotah, became involved in a quarrel
with T. Thompson over the sboodnc at
Eufaula and began shooting. Thompson
was mortally wounded.
FRESH MARINE DISASTERS
German Ship Carl In n Water liOjrced
Port Townsend, Wash., Dec. 25 Each
tug boat arriving from Cape Flattery
brings fresh news of marine disasters
along the coast, and when full returns
are in the damage by the recent succes
sion of gales will be the largest in the
history of shipping along the Pacific
coast. The German ship Carl, wheat
laden from Tacoma for Europe, was tow
ed to Port Angeles this morning by the
tug Boyden in a water-logged condition.
After passing out of the Straits of Fuca
the Carl encountered a gale which con
tinued for several days and was so
rouehly handled by the elements that
stanchions of the bulwarks were pulled
out and as the great waves swept her
decks the water poured in so rapidly
that, the pumps could not keep her clear.
The cargo of wheat became saturated,
and so rapidly did she settle down that
it became necessary to Jettison a portion
of her cargo. She will be taken to the
Esquimault, B. C, dry docks.
COKE PRODUCES WAR
Result Is That the Article Is SolUns
Pittsburg, Pa., Dec, 25. Producers of
coke have become involved in a price war
over the contracts for furnace eoke which
are now being closed for delivery during
the first half of the new year. The re
sult is that some -yt the Independent non
Connellsville producers ar selling fur
nace coke as low as $1 per ton.
Involved in the conflict over the coke
prices are chiefly the H. r. Frir-k com
panv. the J W. Ra!ny Coke company,
-rr - "..I o Pnlf wimnonr
tne w.nji.v.i-.v '"
and the uessemer cose compaajr, u
Frick company is said to be holding to a
minimum price of 76 per ton on fur
nace cok at the ovens, while independ
ent compe4itors are quoting as low as
the figures named, and one of the larger
of th-se interests Is holding to $1 55.
BiS Biseni t .i:aker Shet in Back of
the Head. J
St. Joseph. Mo., Dfc 25 Frank Rich
ardson, a wealthy bus:nvs man of this I
city and Savannah. Mo , was murderd j
at hi hocne in faann;h :?t -.'ph- about
S .'clock. Tcnisht it was d'C'V-fi that j
.' stranarer fo'.iowM him from I'-wn ar.d )
r- t him n the bak of the head. They
had quarrel'-d. and Mrs. Richardson
herd thA "trxngr say. "Well, k has
,, m v.c ' 1i. Vi.rd a oisfoi ht.
I , w , A a k- n4
l and hr husband entered the house and
Wl dead. Richardson wa a brother
John D. Richardeon. general manajtw
the Biscuit Trust. The dead man ww
stockb'jlder in the trust.
SARAH MADE A HIT
Freitck CeeelH of Hwlet
Kew Tc.rk, Deo JE.-Sarah Bemhrd'
Hrr.,et -.-; prod j' e! for he fl-? 'irre
in fh c-vjntry a- the Cardan tiea:r h r
touight. A fa.thul pros-; itatsIa-'ct, i-
Euene Morarsd arid Msr.el Schwb wa
na " !;'l'r l sua" ''vr " '''
eat. Depl'e the differr.- ht xit-i
retween the Kngirh and th Krr,cn roi
reptrft of trage'Iy the Ha.ss t '-r. to-T--r-
a trxrKi'.f recei'-el. M o-J-
j Quzdn did not appear u-ti. the it act
where he baa the r of :he first grs-e
d ggr. Maaa. Beraharlt w re-all:
many time, the er.Th'J asm iecr4.ag
ii '.he p'-ar pre--:I
CARTRID6ES WERE FOUND
4ttAa BTieMs f Vrlm HwaJllty mt
Frankfir!. Ky.. Dc . One '4 t
;.-- n :t- tat -j!f 8 -fTVe. '. .
-irc-'i ng : tu t f r . -rra. rmrs, -
a eartrMg bo eootanlng MrM aeaS f
pa -Hhed m.'-te: ywr rzrtri Igea M-m. ;
--rr7T.-'rg ra. v o -he b:S f-w.i
'-. t H -? " a--d ils!.-j wa be-
Xhj- m. ; be '"J v'- : v:- Tr ,,'ift-."5' "f . .. v -, ,. - - -
discovery : us th fact that Henry ' mtit wks tu fca,lraTJh.
Wichita. Wednesday, December 26. 1900
Weather fr Wiekita Today:
Pair: aorlhorly -winds
MPORTANT NEWS OF TODAY
1. Christmas OTer the CouHtry
Attempt to Dynamite a Hotel
Terrible Traseay at Xafmula
England Worried Over Boors
2. Cowboy Rills Jr. HasUlus
Cacrskees Rlckins on Treaty
Dooter Sheots at a WIdew
.Freeze-Out tSamelu Oklahoma
3. Faxon's WashiiisrtSR letter
IT of or m Advocates fer le
Prssper.tj of aXevr Town
City in Brief
5. Golf Scores 3Iade Yesterday
Christmas in Wichita
6. Courslns licet Yesterday
Christmas at St. Mary's
Toatsey, convicted of participation la tfee
Goebei assassination in October, was a
clerk in the auditor's office at the ..inse
of the assassination, and bad access to
the vault where the cartridges were
found, and that Geore Barnes, another
clerk in the office, testified that he saw
Youtsey with a box of cartridges.
Two Hundred l'OKautf itsastod ftr
New York, Dec. 86. A dispatch to t3
World, from London, says: London is
luxuriating in a foggy, damp and miser
able Christmas. Nevertheless, not for
many years has Christinas business of
all kinds been so brisk or expenditure
so lavish among the well-to-do classes,
despite the war and the heavy taxation,
indicating that the wave of industrial
prosperity is still mounting.
Queen Victoria has a large family
gathering at Osborne, including many
of her great grand children. The queen
has not benefited appreciably by the
change in the mild air of the lele of
WlghU and she only takes one short
drive before lunch each day, in a closed
At Windsor Castle has Just been car
ried out the three-centuries old custom
of roasting a 300-pound bamn of beef
from one of the queen's prime steers.
It takes ten or twelve hours to cook th
beef before a huge fire, consuming haf
a ton of coal, fifty bundles of fire wood
and a huge billets of dried wood. The
baron of beef was taken to 0horn to
be placed on the queen's ideboa-d. with
the royal monogram and a Christmas
motto artistically executed upon It m
The queen touches the monster .toint
before Christmas day luncheon with, a
knife, and then it is cut up by the ch'ef
butler, and all the household from the
royal guests down to the scullions, have
luncheon of it.
The Prince of Wales has a fttroity par
ty at Sandringham. but he returns to
London on Wednesday, s Christmas fes
tivities Vr him.
I-ord Salisbury has his family around
him at Hatfield House, including the
first lord of th- treasury. Arthur Bal
four, the preldent of the iniard of
trade; Gerald rta!frn. Wrst T.nrd of the
Admiralty Selhorn end Under S -Cretan"
of Foreign AffafrR Cmborne. Thi.s
j the premier makea good be Jojt nt him
I expense by Lord Rosberrv, who sad
1 that the country could ftel assured, if
any crisis arose in Christmas tide,
effective section of the ministry would at
have their lrs under the same ma
hogany at Hatfield.
ARMENIANS IN SESSION
They Teleprapli Their CoMrratnla
toR to Prelde0t
Boston, Dec. . At a convention of
representatives of the Armenian revolu
tion federation, the followirr re ut 'jn,
whioh was telegraphed U Presidnt Mc
Kinley, was adopted:
"Boston, De . To H's Exfellnev,
William MCKInley. President if n"nl
ted f tates. Wnshi'-igton, D C :
j "The ctnmttt of the Aremn Rero
! lution Federation nt M cu-t-y In
j their annual envntfon as"tn'oi9d In
1 Boston, unanimously conjtratu!s' yn i
! upon your re-lct!on to the r,r'i1en--I
of the United gtats and invi your
I excellency's kind attntin to the A
I plorfttle condition in which our ropl
in Armenia are perisfcing -d will soon
1 be exterminated.
if a power fjl hand
does not come to the reue of norh a
netlon which the champion of ctvfMra
tion tn Aia Minor.
"In the present cetcpllrited s'nsM-n
cf European (ilplumvy the TTritd tt
1 the only nation that ha ben i:n
selfliih and neutral In Otml affair.
and yt a ffi nd for mntter'nz rf. te
mlv ration tnit frtfSzr tve grat
aajt;n and hi b!ood-fh'r"v f.nat.r
t - jv th- rTatndT of their tctim
from lmw!nn' hl-odshd
"Ovr father s-.d "5rohe- ga tb-!r
ltv for ?h e. of our counrr srd
w are all rady o fe)' 'n tTi' 'la'e
but ;n this uon'st !true! b- w n-t
th" rlirht to exr" swi-tsn-" f"-n thi
great rrph!!" wl-h f'u-, ' !'
ece 'jpn rvo?'J!'n srd w'-h "-s '
i !nhrtane of i;--"y from wh ngron
! and Iincolr.'
! "piu (;?'(;' -:' r'rt'"" i " tttfi
1 assu-ancee of our :.i?htitt rgir!"
RUSSIA MORE CORD'Jl
!! &rim4 to t'le
rv-c 35. -7e N''m
V rem j a. . i'T
ment of 'n Vr. :.
' unparalleled if?
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v,nrT '' f Hr J'f'a-,
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Th- Tiour. Csit' I
gra'-.S'd -y Amr'--"
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Va. h ro-h'r.at ar'n'
14 T f '.
1 'o At. r-
'i''trt?', ar;d th oJd rrm?' h.e
grTwn iror r--'ial rn ":?;-
Lake ttah I nail baie
?.- . "?.i . T - '-- "'
? !. Wdh -re?. i ' "" - h v
va cmprt-i by Ma-f Mil H" the
U-.'rd f-etea a.riy in -f HarVw
wrt - ." . ft i '-ii t
'-r-r'- .- i j'-lBB'.i'- "-'" '" wt.;
l ;' ' -' '.t-ir ' T- w
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ty eoagr Osne ean
All Cape Colony Depends on
Supply of Ammunition,
COLONISTS JOIN BOERS
Danger of Boer Raiders Set
tine Through Lines.
LOYALISTS MADE DEMAND
For Martial Law All Oyer Cane
Cap Town. Deo. JS. Fighting ta going
en near Deaar. Parttoulars are unobtan-
wWe. Two hundred Boers hae 1. ft Fr t-
stowa after comtnandinc J suptios
. avaiiMbiei. "
! London, Dtc 3S. The portion f C-iy
: Colony is hang.ng ta the U-uxt Ac.-j-
lug to Morning l'x?n Cape 1X-u carrea
pondent. evtsxytmng U(iMwa uoou i.e
quantity of ammunition in poee- 4iwn f
the disloyal Dutch, 1UU of whutn have
joined the Rers in the l'hl.iptrwn d
tnct. Energetic meanre have b-.-ea
tuken to stem the larasion. tot tbrre k
: unquestionably dungyc th.it parties i
t Boers will get through lnt part.- oi tin
j colony aii J gradually r.ye the hoi
, cpe in rebe'.. un. Keinf Tcti-.ent c.;
!arrie none tix auoo. AKt of rbs d.a
j pate nee from dpe Trn .'.k--'Ibe the
1 r&.diera as d.in Utile harm a:.U beintf
' enclosed by L.rd Klioh!,er'- tiaiM'.
j tioix. Lord KJiohener is in the heart f
1 the disaffected d strict. He ha- the it
: VAnt.Lge of br-ing peraou.'! a. ;uia(l
with local Ctrtidlxi.ru, laft Mar h he u
perviaed tlie suppression of t . rising
which occurred liven He is tr.' g g down
: tbouyande of tioup from th- nrh.
The Standard a -p Town c f respon
dent -say a the loyal ta demand ttt4t mar
tial law shall he prooiUntd tru-ugluut
Cape Colony, but a iS: "Huoh a step m
now impossible, owing to the lack of auf
fi.. ient troops to enftroe it."
Tht correApondtMit of the Tally Mall M
, Cape Town as: "The pro-Fvr prj
I Singularly quiet Thry h.iv b- raaJ
. itj.f by the pr rirptnss an! tt-iriurb-neas
of the military action, bi.t rpiT!
from varioua xartx frf the wen', m pro-.-lnve-
forerw!.w rrUUu.-s p. .-. i.t1m A
responsible c'ltii:. who r'x-."-. mads
; a. tour of the -ilony decla e th.f p-
i cent of the THitch are imvlv w ii'lng f r
the appearani of n reeoiuoefi, )f4dr '
rebel" fiii raliwiy trffl hi r-i
t suajwaded Urgelv in all p-r'. f 'h r-o
ony. and th movmentx of th th
F.n and 'ha Ftnijili ars a.fi i.r,
known in "fir Town.
It appears tnat v Boer roMimn tta- k
ed Styn."i-ir k.t was riu 1 :m !1-t
Intr'-noiiing It-.r n th mo. j tut.' . A 1.
otbur Bow i imm. lo cspt r I - pr : -of
police at vrf"rrdL.
Mo'tnted '(,W'n:.l trvp aurpri! thr-
hundred Ttt it mile f'oro Hirghr
dorp Dcn!ber 14. -ind afe' n ' -1ii j-
terhange of v " retired w.;, a )
of two men
The Cap T- wn orrepon irr. tle
graph that avaroe'y any i'ap (tcte'
have Joined the lavaAera.
THOrWASDH Olf MKrOKMIIH
XLKI JtKI IX (HIM.
Treaekraw i-ovmmr IavtiiMi TkaM
ta lalaee o rtiayr Then.
Miineapoiia. W'r, Jtt-t y A pcil
to tf.e Tlm "frn Vaaiorri.tr B. (
aia New if a r-ibJe m.' r or k
v f.,rm f- rrr n f" ,na and h teha -ing
of twnty-Knrrn of Ita Imu. !ra
r"tTrd her" t 3i v in i.i-an fy
W. A O.-w.-tw tjiry '-' i 'Iijo-i
Uf.rin a. .'V-n a Anr. The -Kln;
-n! V k pi in a poi'j.- 1 w -u.-.n
f thi Vawr Tee eiiey I -a '"
r-. 'h Julllnj t I.W9 men aur-1 ' - rr -p
dem'rai!2at,'.n of tfio r-.' Uff r
:t -f. batf Jr.'-. wwh tv r--rrr.'
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4ler. It p." fr&m t. f- 6 1
k ri in th -.!! -rm rM!i' I Vjs,
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