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CHIEFTAIN PUBLISHING CO.
VINITA, INDIAN TERRITORY. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1892.
"Gov. Prince, of Now Mexico, charges
the government with imposing on citi
zens in land claim cases. t
The latest news from. Venezuela
shows that the rebels under Gen. Crespo
ore steadily gaining strength. ,'
Fraud in the matter of the direct tax
refunded to the state of Loujjfe. hy
the general government iseing proved
"by the researches madeby state offi
A roSTAL card was recently sold In
Taris for $50. It had gone around the
world after the person to whom it was
address .!, and bore seventy-two post
marks. It is a remarkable fact that Massa
chusetts ha; chosen but one soldier of
thy war o the rebellion to bo her gov
- er-rnor, a"nd that he was the candidate
nomination to that office in both
t .es successively.
The strike at the Decatur (111.) coal
iraine was settled by the company dis
charging all the old drivers who wan ted
an advance of 25 cents a day and hiring
new drivers who are paid 50 cents ad
vance over the old rates.
A portable sun dial is not an un
common object in Spanish shops, and it
is still in current use in Spain. At
Burgos no less than three different
kind?, are offered for sale, at prices
vacying from 9 to 17 cents.
Tns American Fire Insurance Lloyds
Txas just been organized by Messrs.
Beecher, Schencck & Co., of New York.
One hundred business men of the United
States have made individual deposits of
$5,000, 'creating an initial fund of $500,
000. Tmxrr thousand twohundredandsix
Xersoas aseerded the Washington mon-
oment during the eight busiest days of
the G. A. R. encampment period. Of
this number 5,040 were lifted to the top
In the elevator and24,5GG walked up the
The electric light not only flourishes
at Kobe, Japan, but the company work
ing it pays dividends. The company
held its ordinary general meeting for
the first half of this year on July 14.
The profit of the period amounted to
7,Go9,4'J2 yen, besides 414,009 yen
brought forward from the previous
period. A dividend of 10 per cent was
D. C TtblaxdeR, a Finlander, who
was in Finland at the time Mrs. Aino
"Sainio poisoned her husband, says that
the frightful sentence passed upon the
woman is merely a matter of tradition,
and that she will not be beheaded, but
imprisoned for life. He asserts that no
crime has been punished by execution
in Finlmd since that country separated
Horace Smith, counsel for the plain
tiffs in the recent Iron Hall rcceiver-
&hip case at Indianapolis, Ind., made a
sensational statement He said that
"-Soaicrby drew a check for SC5.000 which
was to be given to the plaintiffs if they
would withdraw the suit and that he
started out with a bold dash to pay all
the certificates of his friends, but was
stopped by his own attorneys.
Duke Nicholas married at Toula, was
born a serf, it is stated, as was her first
husband, who, however, became one of
the most extensive merchants in Russia.
The grand duke is to be known here
after simply as Prince Nicholas Roman
off, having rqpounced his title to grand
duke and sundry other empty honors
in order to contract the marriage.
Ax elevator is being constructed at
the house of commons in order that
lady visitors may be saved the trouble
and inconvenience of having to ascend
the eight flights of steps which lead to
the ladies gallery. This improvement
of which the need was pointed out
years and years ago, will be found a
great boon by elderly ladies, who have
always found the stairs very trying.
rr.or. Edward ton Hoist, whose
' "Constitutional History of the United
States" has made him almost as well
known among students in this country
as in Germany, where his reputation as
a historian is very high, has arrived in
Chicago, to begin his duties at the new
university there. He has just completed
tne last volume of his great work, which
was begun in 1S73. It is pleasant to
learn that the professor's wife is an
American giri. a graduate of Vassar,
tnd that English has long been the lan
guage of his family circle.
The making of music has always
been a more or less profitable occupa
tion, but it has never before been
known to take the exact direction in
dicated in the card of a Parisian, who
states that he is an "imitator for night
ingales for gardens and restaurants."
This enterprising gentleman is in great
request at garden parties, nis duties
consist in concealing himself behind
the flower pots, oleander tabs or other
shrubbery and entertaining the com
pany with imitations of the most mel
odious of feathered songsters.
E. L. Godkin, A. M. Palmer and Rev.
Tj. 1 tomoson, a committee representing
the x as angers of the unfortunate ship
Normannia, appeared at the office of
the Hamburg-American Packet Co. at
New York and presented Capt Hcbich,
of the Normannia, a handsomely en
grossed set of resolutions and a gold
tvateh as a token of their appreciation
of his able management of the steam
ship during their many days of suffer
ing while in quarantine. E. Moser,
first officer, also received a gold watch
from the passengers for his attention
to them and his earnest devotion to
An interesting relic of the old days
in California, the days before the "bear
flag" was raised and the Argonauts be
gan to swarm into the land, is the little
frame house near Agua Calicnte occu
pied nearly half a century ago by Gen.,
then LienL, Hooker. Hooker pur
chased from Gen. Valejo a township of
land and on a high knoll sheltered by
oak trees built the house, which is still
standing. A correspondent visited th
cottage recently and found in the attic
many souvenirs of the general's stay
there, among them a. saddle and some
pistols but most prized of all a table
on which Hooker used to play chess
with the young officers of the garrison.
A ijcht woman is Mrs. Emma Drew,
of -"onth Norridgewock, Me. She tuns
a small farm, keeps a horse and cow,
'sa",M butter for market cares for her
LVcliildrcn, does her own housework
a"so teaches a school of seventeen
chiklroyrc days in the weelL
NEWS OF THE WEEK
Gleaned By Telegraph and MaiL
PCnSONAI. AXD POLITICAL.
Judge Hhrrison. of California, and
Whitelaw Reid's niece were married re
cently at Ophir farm
Bav Statk democrats have renomi
nated Go.JlijsselL with J. F. Carroll,
of Springfield, .for lieutenant-governor.
Maxageks of the democratic and re
publican campaigns in Indiana declare
that the greatest lethargy exists
tmghout the state This is observa
blein many other places, notable
speakers failing to attract any audience
Dr. Gardner says the illness of Mrs.
Harrison is without hope.
The secretary of state has been in
formed of the cnaAB-of a new tariff
nct-byj.he govcrmncntof Hawaii,- which
took effect August 13 last
J. T. Stallinos, of Butler county,
was nominated as a candidate for con
gress by the democratic convention of
the First district of Alabama after 1,005
New York populists at Syracuse
named part of a state ticket and framed
Charles F. Totter, United States
engineer in charge of the Missouri river
improvements, diedat Omaha, Neb.
Gideon BANDr,Sn offshoot of the
third party, are being organized with
the avowed purpose of purifying poli
tics. Senob Romero will return to Wash
ington as Mexican minister, his recall
by President Diaz having been only
Stewart Knill has been elected lord
mayor of London. The fact of his
being a Roman Catholic raised a small
Ex-President Cleveland arrived at
' Xcw York on the 30th for the purpose
of consultation with the leaders of the
Gen. Carl Mulleu, the last surviv
ing German officer who took part in the
battle of Waterloo, died recently in
Hanover. He was 99 years old.
The municipal elections of Berlin have
i resulted in complete triumph of the so
Social democrats of London have
gained a victory over the government
and compelled recognition of their right
to hold public meetings in Trafalgar
Ldojknecht, the socialist attending
the labor congress at Marseilles, has
been conducted to the Swiss frontier
and expelled from France.
Father Martin, a Spaniard, was
elected the new general of the Jesuits.
JosEPn Ernest Kenan, the eminent
philologist died at Paris on the 2d.
Col. James IL Rice, member of the
national democratic committee, is seri
ously ill with pneumofeia at Indiana
The president has appointed Orlando
Raker, of Iowa, consul at Copenhagen
to succeed Consul Ryder, now awaiting
trial for peculation. The president also
lppointed John H. Drake, ofAbcrdcen,
5. D., consul at Kiel, Germany, to suc
ceed Edmond Johnson, removed for al
leged irregular practices.
A locomotive exploded at Piatt's
mines, near BirminghamJVla., ItiJjTy
wounding Ben Garner, Sam Estos,
R. Lambert and a brake man.
The second trial of M. B. Curtis, the
actor, charged with the murder of
Policeman Alex. Grant at San Fran
sisco, has been peremptorily set for
Extensive fires arc reported on the
The residence of Samuel Atkinson at
Le Loup, Kan., was struck by lightning
with awful effect The man, his wife
and two children were all killed.
Seven men were killed by an explo
sion of nitro-glycerinc near Lima, O.
The coal mining town of Runnefls,
la,, lost IIS buildings by fire.
At the Boston copper smelter at
Great Falls, Mont, Knute Knutson, a
workman, fell into a pot of molten
metal and died in great agony.
The steamship Uatcrtown was
burned at Shirley Gut near Boston
The wife of the steward jumped into
the water and hurt herself so that she
died. All others escaped.
A murdered woman, mutilated in
Jack the Ripper style, has been found
at Charlottenburg, near Berlin.
Kkllto. & Glenn's retail store at
Mount Calm, Tex., was blown up by a
spark from a cigarette falling in a bar
rel of powder. A boy was badly hurt
Several members of the nobilityand
other society persons at London were
sentenced to terms of imprisonment
ranging from two to eight years for
conducting a fraudulent literary bu
reau. An eightryear-old child of William
A. Bois was burned to death in a brush
pile fire near Illiopolis, 111.
The car works at Lima, O., have been
destroyed by fire.
J. IC Almond, editor of the Durant
Democrat, killed Victor Hamilton, late
editor of the Connehatta Index at
Emigrants from Hamburg who the
Canard steamers could not take to the
United States have been turned out of
doors destitute at Liverpool, the steam
er company refusing longer to pay their
The residence part of Fort Bragg,
Cah, has been greatly damaged by fire.
Tennessee has floated $1,500,030 of
fifteen-year 4-per-cent refunding bonds
in New York at par.
TnE cornerstone of the new court
house at Ottumwa, la, has been laid.
Charles Vines will be hanged in
Bowie county, Tex., November It, for
the murder of Deputy Sheriff Morgan.
Prof. Brooks' comet, recently discov
ered, is coming nearer and nearer to the
earth. It is now in the constellation
Gemini, right ascension.
A RATE of one fare for the round trip
to the world's fair will probably be
authorized by the trunk line roads.
The Lake Angellne mine manage
ment, employing 500 men, will begin
eight-hour shifts October 1 voluntarily.
The movement will revolutionize rela
tions between capital and labor in the
Lake Superior mining district
The island of Cuba will modify iu
quarantine regulations against the
One of the highwaymen who robbed
the bank at Roslyn, Wash, was capt
ured at Kent, near Tacoma. When ar
rested he did not resist and refused to
give his name.
Grand Chief Sweeney was defeated
for re-election by the Switchmen's
brotherhood in the convention at Dal
Ten nn were imprisoned by a fall
of earth in No. 8 shaft of the Norrie
mine at Isbpeining, Mich. AH ucro:
supposed to be dcad.-
Medical authorities declare that the
danger of a cholera epidemic in Bel
gium is over.
There were reasons to believe that
the four persons found dead in tho
house burned, after a thunderstorm
near Wellsville, Kan., were not killed
by lightning as reported, but were
murdered and their bodies cremated.
Three telegraph operators on strike
have been arrested at Cedar Rapids, la.,
for tampering with the wires.
Mascot paced a mile at Terre Haute,
Ind., in 2:04 Nancy Hank's trotting
Martha Wilkes trotted a mile in
2:0SJX at Evansvillc, Ind.
It is officially announcedthat cholera
is present in Odessa.
The boiler of a locomotive exploded
near Summit, Fa., and Lewis Wise and
Charles Fiynn, engineer and fircinan,
were literally blown to pieces.
Fire in the Nickel Plate freight yards
at Chicago destroyed foitr carloads of
merchandise, causing a Ks estimated
to exceed $ 100,000.
Clearing house returns for the wcok
ended September 30 showed an average
decrease of 1C9 compared with the cor
responding week of last year. In New
York the decrease was 27.C
The badly decomposed body of O. I.
Prcscott a prominent democrat and
politician nnd contractor, was found in
; ,lis TOOm atthp :evere honsc at DenrCr,
Col. He had been dead for a week.
Tun Bucna Vista hotel at Denver,
Cot, was destroyed by fire. The guests
were saved by the bravery of Patrick
Mitchell, who first awoke. Two or
three persons were severely burned.
A 6ENSATI0N was caused at Home
stead, Pa., by the arrest of mem
bers of the strikers' advisory board on
the charge of "treason" against tho
The Illinois Humane society will not
allow bull fights at the Chicago world's
fair if it can help it
The annual convention of the Na
tional Sons of Temperance wis in ses
sion at New York. Mr. L. S. DcnnLson
presided. Rev. Dr. Theodore Cuyler
made an address.
Several blocks of buildings at Vir
den, Man., ivore destroyed by fire.
The oliv crop of Spain is a failure
this year, but the vintage is in a prom
Br the explosion of a boiler at Ein
brura, Ont, two men were killed and
five others seriously injured.
Telegraphers on the Burlington &
Cedar Rapids won their strike, the com
pany agreeing to recognize the brother
hood. According to an official estimate of
the harvest the yield of winter rye in
Russia will be only medium.
Another mill is to be started in Ger
many to grind Indian corn.
Tonv SroEKETTL an Italian mining
boss, was blown up by exploding dyna
mite at McLeon, near Pittsburgh, Pa.
The Baptist church at Deadwood, S.
D., was burned recently. During the
fire a physician and a fireman had a
fight and the physician got the worst
of it, when he drew a revolver and shot
the fireman dead.
James Oomks nnd'Jrx. uoouils, aero
nauts fell from thjir. " - '
struck a trecaudieoyrcd falal in
juries. E r-o nras repoytpj a jiori;a
y.A ?;?" The soldiers fired on the mob
ifkillcd one man.
CSear Hamburg the steamers Busy
and Daisy collided. ThelatUn- ves-
and three men lost their lives.
A FURloT3-svorin in Lavaca bav. Tex..
did great damage to
Walter Wilson, the correiondcnt
of a scurrilous newspaper, who was
making some slanderous reports of the
most highly esteemed ladles of Water
Valley, Miss., was taken out by citizens
and tarred and feathered.
The Britibh steamer Twickenham lies
at the breakwater near Lewes, DeL, in
quarantine with the typhus fever
An effort will be made to organize a
great central rate association on the
ruins of the old organizations.
Hakrv CAMr, who swindled Detroit
jewelers out of S?,000 by means of
"washed" diamonds was arrested while
trying the same game at Chicago.
J. B. Wickes, the New York million
aire, who fell from a Detroit house of
ill-fame and was killed, it is now said
was murdered for purposes of robbery.
AS D1TIONAX DISl'ATCn E
Hon. Rorert J. Lincoln, minister to
Great Britain, will return home on a
The engineers of west Scotland have"
been advised that their wages will be
reduced 10 per cent
Printers have struck on tho Tribune
at Deadwood, S. D.
The trouble on the Des Moines North
ern & Western railway was settled by
IVt'sidcnt Hubbell deciding to take the
discharged engineer back to their old
The 'lory ot John Rccs, an old Den
ver pioneer said to have been murdered
and robbed in New York is discredited
in the latter city.
Gen. James G. Field, the people's
party candidate for vice president who
was billed to speak at Huntington, W.
Va., failed to arrive. The people's
party managers did not know wljat had
occomc oi nun
Tiie Santa Fe is purchasing property
and will secure an entrance to Denver.
A. S. Lett, assistant cashier of the
Pennsylvania freight ollice in Jersey
City, has disappeared and is said to be
short in his accounts.
car loaded with valuable paint
ings, belonging to Bloomington (III.)
families, was burned at Pckin, I1L The
paintings had been on exhibition at the
The Dubuque (la.) Water Co. wjnLs
the city to buy the plant at $355,000, al
leged price offered by outside capital
ists. 1 he city holds an option to buy
it at its appraised value, which will not
Guv Hki.ms waylaid and murdered
hh, .cousins, Byron and Barn Clailc,
near Fremont la.
Veteeaxs of the G. A. R. are still
stranded in Washington.
Brigand.s have murdered a wealthy
ranchman twenty miles wcstofMon
torey, Mexico, afterward driving off
several hundred head of cattle.
Minister Patrick Kg an lias returned
from Chili, bringing money with which
to pay claims of American citizens.
Lieut. Miklos, an Austrian olhccr.
was. the first to reach the goal in the
great German road race.
In a collision between a freight train
and a street car at Cincinnati, two men
were killed and a number seriously in
A carlegram has been received "at
the navy department from Adm. Walk
er, on the United States steamer Chi
cago, at La Guayra. Venezuela, stating
that all was quiet there.
The Florida election went in favorof
the democrats by about 25,000 majority.
COLLISION AT CINCINNATI.
Loss of Lire Through Criminal Cnreleas-
Cincinnati, Oct 5. A street car on
the Fainaount line was struck by a
train on the Baltimore fc Ohio South
western railroad, with the result that
two persons were killed, five terribly
wounded and twenty-fire passengers
badly shaken up. ,
The watchman at the cro-wing is
blamed. He permitted the car to at
tempt to cross the track. As it was,
the freight car struck only the rear
platform of the street car, on which
were seveu persons.
It sheared the end of the car off as
smoothly as though done with a razor.
Two of the seven on the platform were
killed, one, and perhaps two, fatally
injured, and all the others were dan
The dead are:
John Fries aged 22, residence tQueen
City avenue; thrown under railroad
cars and cut' in two.
' John Murray.'pcnsion .agent at No.
103 West Court street crushed chest
and spine; died on arrival at hospital.
Dangerously injured are:
Barney Fitzpatrick, back and spine
William Howard Johnson, of Fair
mount skull fractured, right leg
broken, probably fatally.
Jacob Denliart, a 15-year-old boy, left
leg crushed, very serious.
The slightly injured arc:
Jacob Hermann, right hand and leg
Jacob bpeinagel, a boy 13 years old,
right hand and right side cut slightly.
No other passengers were hurt other
than by fright
NO MORE TROUBLE.
Chortairs Ijit Ilouru Their Arms aud Agree
to Keep the l'eare.
Tuskaiioma, I. T., Oct 5. Every
thing is quiet here now. All parties
have laid down their arms and agreed
to keep the peace. The men arrested
Sunday night were released and those
who desired to go home had their arms
returned tn them. Agent Bennett vis
ited the camp where the fifty nationals
were reported to be last night He had
found seven men, the others had hoard
of the agreement to disband and had
already left Bennett says he will re
main here with the soldiers for several
weeks in order to prevent the possibili
ty of further trouble.
Both houses of the council completed
their organization yesterday and will
proceed to canvass the votes to-day.
There are still a great many Indians
here, but white faces are scarce and
none but members will lie allowed to
be present while the votes arc being
canvassed. As the progressives have a
majority of eight on joint ballot Jones
is almost sure of being declared elected.
MAYOR FOUND DEAD.
The Chief Sluglstrate of South Omaha
Hupnoiied to Have Heen MnrderecL
Omaha. Neb , Oct 5. Two little girls,
who live in the East Bottoms, and who
had been picking up coal along the
railroad tracks near the smelting work".
-,nrvMiu iiiu uuuj ui a man iyiug in
tho weeds near Eighth and Dodge
streets about 5 o'clock last evening.
The children told the first people
they met and an officer hurried down
the hill. The officers recognized the
body as that of C. P. Miller, mayor of
Examination showed that a 45-caliber
revolver bullet had entered the fore
head, near the temple.
A message was sent to South Omaha
by the police, and a number of friends
hurried to the hospital, but were de
nied admission. There was a rumor
that some of the gamblers in the magic
city were responsible for the murder,
and the suicide theory was scouted by
the mayors friends.
THIRTY THOUSAND PILGRIMS.
A gorrjr Looking Lot of Itutsian Start
l'or a Shrine.
Moscow, Oct 5. Thirty thousand
pilgrims have started from the Kremlin
forTroitsa to celebrate the 530th an
niversary of the death of St Sergius.
They are accompanied by 1,000 of the
clergy bearing sacred symbols and.:
The pilgrims passed last night in the
village of Mitischiki in the open air.
Their kerosene lamps revealed a
wretched scene. For three miles along
the road they were huddled together in
groups sleeping on sacks. The whole
distance is forty mil e. It is expected
that 100,000 pilgrims will assemble at
the Troitsa monastery. Cossack regi
ments are leading and guarding the
St Sergius was the chief actor in the
fourteenth century struggle to throw
off the Tartar yoke.
Chejrenne'a HellgloU4 War.
CnEVENNE, Wya.Oct 5. Rolwrt Fer
guson, a professional collector, had
business in the Irish quarter. While
there he was charged with being a
member of the Anti-Catholic society
and set upon by a burly "Roman."
After taking a little punishment Fergu
son managed to get on his feet and
cover his retreat with a six-shooter. In
a hotel this morning a man who de
clared himself an "A. P. A " was se
verely beaten by a Catholic The reli
gious war is oit all the time here.
Killed II j- n rile Driver.
Houston, Tex., Oct 5. Ben West-
field met n horrihle death near Cleve
land. He was fixing a post, when the
hammer of a pile driver descended on
his head, mashing it into a pulp.
The wife of Congressman Springer is
a writer of verses, a volume of which
has been printed. She has sweet, gentle
manners, and is Doted for her habit of
wcariug gray gowns that harmonize
with her handsome gray hair and dark
eyes. It is a fashion that pleases her
The marriage of Hclcnc Boulanger,
pecjnd daughter of "lc brav general,"
to M. Paul Augucz de Sachy, was cele
brated in the most quiet manner at tho
cathedral of Versailles, in contrast to
the wedding of her younger sister, who
married M. Driant in 1SSS.
The Presbyterian board of foreign
missions has issued a circular letter in
regard to the establishment of a home
for the children of missionaries. One
lady has offered the sum of $3,000 to
ward the establishment of two such
homes and the board recommended tliat
$15,000 more bo raised for the same pur
pose iu addition to regular contribu
tions. The new First Baptist church in Port
land, Ore., is to cost over $100,000 and
will be ly all odds the finest Itaptibt
church edifice on the Pacific coast.
. Miss Wallnp has been appointed a
(.cliool tea-hcr in a Kansas town.
Germanr Said to Have OJIered a ISrlbe to
Ilavo the Itcclproclty Treaty Willi &an
New York, Oct 4. A curious story
about the United States and reciprocity
was put in circulation in' this city yester
day. The governments pf Great Britain,
Germany and Italy, so Jhestory ran,had
observed with a burning jealousy the
great advantages which the Americans
were reaping from the reciprocity treaty
with San Domingo, and had entered
into a common conspiracy to destroy
that treaty. ,.
Just what part Greats Britain and
Italy had taken or were totake in these
maneuvers was no quite plain in
the story as it wasgjyen out but
tho deeds of Germany "were indisputa
bly set forth. Germany, it appeared,
had offered to Ulises Ueurcaux, presi
dent of San Domingo, clj -Annual bribe
of $50,003 for life if Uwould declare
the reciprocity trcatyTvith the United
States abrogated--s ,-
"It is true," said tiDominican con
sul hero, "that tlicfeolj&ries here men
tioned have made a demand in San Do
mingo, in which they claim that under
a clause to be found in former treaties
each is entitled to receivejill the favors
from San Domingo thatare or may be
extended to the most favored nation.
"That being the case, San Domingo
was naturally alarmed. jThe attitude
of Germany was espechAly dangerous,
as our tobacco trade is-wlth Hamburg,
where we were threatened" yith a duty
that would have been iai&io our busi
ness. For England aridIlaly we did
not care so much Still, iRwo should
be compelled to accede to the demands
of the tripartite we would have to scad
all our sugar to London- For this the
United States would reimpo.se the
sugar duties. I was sent .to- see Secre
tary Foster and conferred with him on
the subject and wc had rf-long talk.
"Were you instructed ,tesay to Secre
tary Foeter that President Heureaux
would see that the treaty was main
tained if he was promlsedan annuity
of $7.",000 a year?" was asked. "No, I
wasn't answered the consul, smiling,
"and as far as" I know no suggestion
was ever made, l do icnow inai
the American minister to Hayti, Mr.
Durham, and the German minister to
the same country, have both left Port
au Prince and are in conference with
the president of San Domingo at the
capital. Each is in communication
with his own government and I have
no doubt that a satisfactory way out ol
the present difficulty will be decided
Stagnation In Shlpbulldlnd
atanuf.ictorlnc wane t
London, Oct. 4. The
in the large manufactu
building centers of Or
very threatening. A crii
in the cotton trade tha
have more widespread re!
of the previous troubles
curred between the mast;
tives, and in tW'shipb
the Clyde only one-thi
are occupied annJv"H
va, -iifti'u. ir "i c?
hands who were emplfl
capacities about the vara
those Uio are still at ivory
on short time. To make ll
for the employes, the mast
decided to make a general!
wages and have nnnou
gineers, ironfounders and
will henceforth receive IC
money for their labor tha
11ns reduction was to
October 1. The Clyde min
been notified that their
reduced C pence per day
the 10th of the current mOntil
ANOTHER BEDBUG MARTYR
The Troprletnr of n Hotel Meeti
Heath limiting PnnU Game.
Yankton, S. D., Oct 4. Charles
Winchester, proprietor of a small hotel
in this city, was burned to death by an
explosion of gasoline. He was sprink
ling tasoline on the floor of a small
roornrto--'tcnninate bedbugs. Tho
room Is just off the hotel kitchen and
the explosiveVtapor generated in the
room pervadeik the kitchen, where a
"gasXjne stovoe'-was burning.
The-N ft the kitchen firt took fire
nnd thCfnamcs rushed to thrf-small
room. ArTcxplosion followed and a few
seconds a fWrward Winchester ran from
the hotel into the open air tvith every
particle of his clothing burned away,
his hair gone and his own flesh actually
smoldering. Every particle of his body
was burned to a bleeding blister and he
endeavored to find relief by jumping
into a tub of swill aud then rolling in
the dust He had inhaled burning gas
oline, and early in the evening died.
A SCHEME THAT FAILED.
The Dangerous Work of Grcedr I'armen
I'ut a Step To.
Omaha, Neb,, Oct 4. The bole
scheme of several fanners to change
the course of the Missouri river by
ditching across the narrows at Belle
view, Neb., where the river describes
four-fifths of a circleyand thereby en
rich themselves liy tne law of accre
tion, because of the land that
would change to the Iowa sido
when the river changed its channel,
has failed. C P. Benjamin, of this
city, got an inkling of the work and in
vestigated. The result was an injunc
tion and a sudden stoppage of the work.
Had the ditch been completed 8,000
acres of land would have changed
ownership and scores of families living
on tho line would undoubtedly have
perished when theriverrnslied through.
A 3IIourl Cattle Company.
Kansas Citv, Ma, Oct 4. Articles of
incorporation were filed yesterday by
the Empire Land & Live Stock Co. The
capital stock of the company is $409,000
which is all paid up. The stockholders
are Henry B. Sanborn, of Houston.Tex.,
who owns 3S,500of the 40,000 shares;
Thomas 1). Cobbs, of Houston, Tex.,
and William II. Craddock, William D.
Myers and Charles II. Darnall, of Kan
sas City. The object for which the
company is formed is to purchase, own,
control aud sell farms and other real
estate, and live Btoijk in tha state of
Army OHIccr Sentenced.
Chicago, Oct 4. Second Lieut. Mar
cus Maxwell, of the Fifteenth infantry,
at Fort Sheridan and First Lieut.
Woodridge Geary, of the Nineteenth
infantry, nt Fort Wayne, Midi.,
who were recently ' tried by a
court martial, were found guilty
of the charges preferred against
them. Maxwell was senVu:eiTto be
confined within the limits o'f .'tfieescr
vation at Fort Sheridan for six 'months
and n primanded by Gen. Mileficary's
sentence was that he be cqnfii8 within
the post ft.r three mbntla iiruTbc repri-
Graphic Account of the Terror of Cholera
tn That City Given lira rhyilclan Uor.
rible Condition of Affair.
London, Sept 20. The following ex
tracts from letters written btrJlr.
Hultzman, a volunteer from
serving in two cholera wards iu
burg, to relatives graphically describes
the situation: "There is a great scarcity
of physicians and attendants hei-e.
One of my attendants hanged himself
behind the door the other day. I hava
now a young clergyman and members
of tho Young Men's union as attend
ants. They accomplish their duties ad;
mirably. l ou cannot imagine the
rible odor i i the wards. The moaning
of the sufferers is dread fuL About one
half of them die within a few hours.
There arc about 3,000 lying ill, but the
papers contradict it I am dreadfully
tired. At the mortuary the corpses are
piled on each other in layers of six.
Do not write me. I will advise. Every
one lies naked here. Shirts are worse
September 2 the doctor wrote: "Am
still welL Cases are now more acuta
aud more frequent Terror roigns
here. Sly clergyman is a fine fellow,
being at his post night and day. I am
always on foot eighteen hours and then
sleep when I can, like a rat in an ante
room of the ward. It is impossible- to
stand this long. Every day death half
empties my ward and every time my
beds arc filled again."
In a letter after recording his release
from quarantine, and the refusal of var
ious hotels to admit him, the doctor
says he had corpses in his ward from
eight to eighteen hours before they
were removed. Ho thinks terror killed
many before their time. "I am per
fectly knocked out" he says, "and
have almost forgotten what it is to
In describing the apathy shown by a
comrade since he left the hospital, the
doctor declares that he was himself in
a similar state of mind. He says: "All
objects around completely lose tholr
value on seeing men die like flics. I
wouldn't have hesitated a moment if I
j had had it to give $10,000,000 to savo a
man s life. Nobody is able to conceive
of such feelings unless he has been
placed in a similar position."
Tho official cholera statistics from
Hamburg continue to show a decreaso
in the new cases and deaths. Yester
day, according to these reports, there
were -34 new cases and 16 deaths. Corn-
pared with Tuesday's figures these re-
turns show n falling off of 5 cases and
14 deaths. These figures do not agree
with those obtained by newspaper cor
respondents, who state that yesterday
new cases numbered 121 and the
Thirty-five new cases of cholera were
reported in St Petersburg yesterday.
(ail increase ot seventeen cases com-
pared with Tuesday's figures. There
were seven ucatns against iwo on a ues
day. In navre yesterday four new cases of
ibqlera and two deaths were reported.
,sa decrease of one in the number
Loadon Liverymen Elect a Roman Cath
-Eo'ndon, Sept 30 The livery of tha
city-of London met to-day in the Guild
hall to elect a successor to Lord Mayor
Evans. The hall was crowded and un
usual interest was taken in the pro
ceedings owing to the fact that strenu
ous opposition had developed to Stuart
Knill, alderman for the Bridge-Within
ward, who stood next in rotation for
tho lord mayoralty, because of his re
ligious faith, he being a Roman Cath
olic Six candidates were proposed to
the livery. When Mr. Knill's name was
mentioned it was received with loud
There was a scene in tho chamber
when Councillor Moore protested
against tho selection of Mr. Knill be
cause he was a Catholic The protest
Was received with mingled cheers and
hisses. It had little, if any, effect upon
the liverymen and Mr. Knill was
elected to the lord mayoralty for the
Every inch of tho platform in the
meeting room of the liverymen was
occupied . by civic dignitaries. The
platform was strewn with fragrant
In reply to a question put to him by
the liverymen, who catechised him on
various questions Mr. Knill said that
he had not attended St. Lawrence's
church to-day. This statement was re
ceived with cheers and hisses. He add
ed that he was a Catholic and attended
his own church. He then proceoded to
explain his conduct in the event of his
being selected. He said he vfould have
an Anglican chaplain to perform the
public duties while his private chap
lain would be a Catholic He would
not attend Anglican services personally
but he would appoint a substitute to
represent him at such services when
Amid a great uproar Mr. Moore said
that Mr. Knill held allegiance to tha
pope, and continued: "The liberty the
city fathers gained for us by the blood
of their Protestnnt ancestors "
The speaker got no further in his re
marks, or if he did he was not heard,
for the hooting, hissing and yelling of
the crowd drowned his voice. I
The court of aldermen retired while '
the noisy demonstrations wero in
progress. After a prolonged absence
they returned and declared Mr. Knill
elected. Mr. Knill endeavored to re
turn thanks to the aldermen for his
election, but such a storm of dissent
arose that his voice was inaudible
.'Mike McDonald Indlctod.
Chicago, Sept 30. The expected in
dictment against M. C. McDonald, the
noted gambler, sport and political boss,
for attempted bribery in the Garfield
park race track litigation, was pre
sented in court to-day. The extreme
penalty is a fine of $5,000. Just before
indictment wa3 voted Chief of Police
McCIaughrey, who was supposed to be
out of the city, suddenly appeared be
fore the grand jury and offered to un
dergo examination as to the alleged
perjury and bribery charges bandied
about concerning himself and Mayoi
Cnrneglo Coming Home.
Pittshcrgh, Pa., Sept 30. A state
ment in oue of the evening papers that
Andrew Carnegie is on his way to this
countrj- for the purpose of settling the
trouble at Homestead between the Car
negie company and the men caused
considerable talk in labor circles here.
No lletinlKltltiu For Winner.
Jefferson Citv, Mo., Sept so. Gov.
Francis has refused to grant a requisi
tion for Willard E. Winner, the capital
ist wanted in Philadelphia, and has
ecnt nu able letter -to Gov. Pattison
tutting out tho reasons for tho denial.
A DARK MYSTERY.
The Reported Killing or tho Atklmon
Family IJy Lightning May Yet Prove to
Have Heen a Murder.
Wellsville, Kan., Sept SO. The
tragical fate of the Atkinson family
has cast a pall over this township that
has never before been equaled.
In the minds of many the lapse of
hours but develops greater mystery and
a strong desire that the most searching
investigation shall follow.
Between 3:30 and 4 a. m. Wednesday
morning, during a slight thunder show-
i- Mi S 11 Wilknrftnn livinr n. nnnr-
'"jfifcrrof a mile north of Mr. Atkinson
r"ivUS!e 7snphino- fnr a pun nt water be
side his bed, discovered the blazing
building. Slipping on his boots, and
dressing as ho ran, he soon arrived on
the premises called in vain for the
family sought them at the barn, and
rushing back to, the almost consumed
buflding, realized the full force of the
dishster in the utter absence of any
thing saved from the fire and the dis
cotery of tho almost consumed body of
Mr. Atkinson near tho- center of the
Before help could be summoned, hut
little more than enough of the inciner
ated remains of the members of the
family was left to suggest their
Careful scrutiny of the situation led
to the following conclusions:
The six-months-old child was on an
improvised bed on the floor.
The father died half way from his
bed to the doorway connecting with the
The three-year-old child perished un
der a tabic near this door, the mother
lying on her back alone in the kitchen.
A fow feet from the baby a watch was
found. It had stopped at S:15. Nine
HO gold pieces were found in the south
west corner, opposite the beet Near
the father were found a razor and a
gun. Mr. Atkinson's old gun was at
with both barrels loaded,
this gun wa also his
been settled. The gun
toward his head and
was "a double barreled breechloader.
Putting the iron work together it was
discovered that one trigger had been
pulled, while tho other was at
cock." Examiniug the shell It was
found that corresponding with the
pulled trigger, the cap had received the
needle, while corresponding with the
raised hammer the shell had not been
struck, conclusively showing that one
barrel had been discharged during the
The chimney remained standing for
three hours. Until 7 a. m. it was not
rent nor shattered. Neither it nor a
cralvanized iron clothes line that had
been attached to the house, nor any
tree or other article on the premises
bore traces of electricity.
Mr. Atkinson was an eccentric man
between 40 and 45 years of age, yet
preatly respected. He xvas supposed to
be wealthy, though unapproachable as
to confidences, minding his own busi
ness to a remarkable degree. His wife
was much his juuiorin age and quite
attractive in personal appearance. No
statement of infelicity has been made.
Mascot Tle( Xaucy Hanks Itacord Ily
racing n MUv In 3:04.
Terrk Haute, Ind., Sept 30. All
race records were smashed yesterday
and the world's rword made by Nancy
Hanks in her mile trotted against time
was tied. The average for the five
heats was less than 2:00. It was an
ideal racing day, and at least 2,003 peo
ple drawn by the excitement of Hanks'
wonderful performance the day before,
were added to the crowd of 10,000 yes
terday and filled the grand stand and
quarter stretch. Before the great free-for-all
pace, Vinnette had in the 2:13
pace lowered the track's race record
made by Hat Pointer, 2:0OJf , and then
lost the race, and the handsome daugh
ter of Jersey Wilkes had taken a race
and a mark of 2:lGi in handy stylo in
the 2:23 trot. Between the heats of the
last race three free-for-allers were at
wo.rk out, and the Jib brushed a quar
ter in 0:31.
All of this served to work up the peo
ple to fever heat and when the three
nide-wheelers scored down for tho word
the Jib was at the pole; Mascot, second,
and Guy, third. They got away at the
second attempt scoring down at a ter
rific clip. They were at the eighth in
15't seconds, where Mascot overhauled
Jib and took the pole. Guy was trail
ing, and it was plain to be seen that the
rivals were to fight it out
Around the upper turn they flew and
the Jib was at Mascot's throatlateh at
the half in 1:0S'. The second quarter
had heen done in Slli seconds. Faster
and yet faster was the pace for the
third quarter. It was a killing one.
and was done in 20J seconds. Nancy
lianka record for a quarter was
smashed, and in a race heat at that
Into the stretch the pair flew at this un
heard of clip, and the mile was done in
ftage Held 1'p.
Denver, Col., Sept 30. The Spar
City stage was held up about twenty
miles from Crecde by a lone highway-j
man, armed and masked. He made the
Passengers pass by him in single file
DIul disgorge the contents of their
pockcti. From the driver. Marsh Pem-
berton, he secured $100. The mail
pouch was rifled, but as no registered
matter was found, the robber tossed it
back. -Then all the passengers were
ordered into the stage and the driver
told to get out as fast as the four horses
would run if he valued his life
Committed Ml'clile In a Church.
Philadelphia, Sept 30. The 'cor
oner was notified of the suicide of John
William Danielly, of this city. Daniel-
I ly was a deacon of the East Baptist
cnurcn. cunesuay aiicrnoon ne went
to the church, to the front of the com
munion rails, and shot himself twice in
the head with a revolver.
Paper Trust SI Ills Cloio.
New York, Sept 30. It is reported
that the mills controlled by the paper
trust of which Warner Miller is presi
dent will be closed next week until
the middle of November, rendering idle
50,000 men throughout the country-
Kansas Citv, Ma, Sopt SO. Seven
of the boarders in Miss Vorpahl's lodg
ing house, 023 Walnut street, were se
riously poisoned in some unknown man
ner. Maggie Moore, a dining room girl
was suspected and discharged, though
she has not been arrested
A Dynamite llxpl Hilon.
Leadvii.i.e, Col., hept. 30. One
thousand pounds of dynamite, standing
on the depot platform at Busk station
on the Colorado Midland railroad, ex
p.o !e-5 h rtty after midnight and com
pletely recked the depot No one waj
SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY.
In 18S9 Kansas had a wheat acreage
of less than 2,000,000 acres. This year
she Is said to have 4,000,000.
The florists of tho country report
that the investment of capital in their
business amounts to $10,000,000, and
tliat their sales of plants and cut flowers
during the year exceeded $26,000,000.
The California Academy of Science
has become the possessor of an un
usually sound skeleton of a rhachia
nectes glaucus or California gray whale.
It is forty-five feet in length and has
twenty-sir ribs, seven on the curve, and
two great scapna), resembling broad
txes. The jaws are nine feet in length.
New York City is going to build tho
biggest dam in the world in the town
of Cortland. It will join two hills
nearly 2,000 feet apart Back of it will
be a monster reservoir, where 44,000.
JOO.OOO gallons of water will be stored.
Vhe city will then be without fear of a
water famine for fifty yerrs to come,
even in the dryest summer. - '
The present population of the glo'oo
is supposed to be about 1,467,000,000,
and it is estimated that the maximum
of inhabitants that can be sustained on"
tho entire land surface of the earth is
5,094,000,000, and that this figure will
be reached A. D. 2072, or in about one
hundred and eighty years at the present
ratio of increase, which is 8 per cent
The railway mileage of Canada has
about doubled during the past ten
years. In 1SSI there were 7,280 miles,
In 1S01, 14,000 miles Tho paid-up capi
tal is put down at $10,022,758, including
m I $147,lGo,4S2 of government bonuses,
$21,201,314 of government loans, $3U0,
000 government-subscriptions to shares N
and $13,702,503 of municipal aid. Tho
earnings last year wero $43,192,009 and
tho expenses $34,900,449. Toronto
A mosquito's bill is an elaborate" '
contrivance, and consists of two sharp .
saws and a lance inclosed in a sheath,
which isalsocmployedasapump. Tho
saws are bony, but flexible, and tho
teeth are near the end, which is pointed.
The lance is perhaps the most perfect
Instrument known in the world of mi
nute things. It is rst thrust into tho
i flesh, and tho opening is enlarged by
t ,t, ,......,, .i,t.i. ninM ku. :t hi:i t.a
: UlCiMtio, t iui.il f aJ ft.ui; , uub&A buo
I, heath can be inserted. The sawing is
what causes irritation when a mosquito
Kinsas is becoming ono of tho
greatest salt centers in the world. Tho
Lyons Salt Company have a shaft over
1,000 feet deep and the salt deposit has
a depth of 205 feet There is now an
underground city with streets cut in
pure salt It cost over $100,000 to fink
the shaft, and the machinery is said to
cost another hundred thousand. Tho
salt as it is mined is almost absolutely
pure, and it is claimed that this ono
mine could supply the whole land for
Prof. Mosso, of Turin, has demon
strated the importance of keeping the
surface and extremities of the body
warm during brain work by clearly
proving that where the brain is active
much more blood is sent to it from the
peripheral parts of tho body. Prof.
Mosio har also found that the circula
tion of the blood in the brain is subject
to fluctuations which arc apparently
not dependent on physical a.tivity.
Fatigue caused by brain work acts as-a
poison, which affects all the organs,
especially the muscular system. The
blood of dogs fatigued by long racing
also acts as a poison, and when injected
into other dogs makes them, exhibit all
the symptoms of fatigue. Sense of
fatigue seems to be due to the products
of the nerve cells rather than to tho
deficiency of proper substance. Illus
The Dolatrare Indian as an Artist..
Much might be said of the skill of tho
Delaware Indian in all of the many
phases of his industry, but I propose
only to speak of him as an artist A
love of bright colors was always, and is,
a prominent characteristic, and proba
bly the first attempt at personal adorn
ment was the attachment to the person
of feathers and small stones of bright
hues. Mica and quartz crystals are
common in graves. The glitter and
glistening of these would be sure to at
tract But what of the next step, that
of shaping from formless masses ob
jects that strike the fancy of the wearer?
To shape a pebble that it might better
meet the needs of a club-head or
hatchet called for little skill, and tho
labor of making an ax ha3 recently
been shown to bo but slight; but tho
idea of symmetry was developed and
cultivated until a weapon was finally
produced that cannot be improved upon.
Tho same is true of chipping from flint
points for arrow-shafts. A mere splin
ter of stone, if sharp and narrow,
would be as effective as any shape that
could be devised; but such chanco splin
ters do not appear to have been used,
except directly after the invention of
the bow and arrow; and, so far as is
now discoverable, a scries of artistically,
designed patterns have been in use for
hundreds of years. Popular Science
A Tioga Girl's Qneer Present.
There is something grewsome to most
people about a mummy, but when a
mummy's foot is given to a young lady
as a philopena present it seems like a
sacrilege upon" sentiment Neverthe
less, a Tioga girl, who has jus: ro
turned from abroad, displays with
ghoulish glee not only the foot hut the
hand as well, of a mummy fresh from
the banks of the Nile that is, as fresh
as a mummy can well b?. Roth these
ghahtly troph'cs were presented to her ,
by a young man who was unsuccessful
in eating the philopena. Being an
original young man, he began casting
his eye about for an original forfeit
When the party arrived at the tombs of
the king e very body was talking mum
my. So one morning he started out
early, and chanced upon some natives
at work upon an excavation. A few
piastres did the work, nnd when he re
turned he carried a mysterious parcel,
which he gravely presented as his phil
opena. Few young ladies' boudoirs
boast of such remarkable ornaments.
All Happens li a Second,
A secon I Is tho smallest division ot
time in general use, nnd when wc con
sider that in one year there arc about
81,555,000 of these periods it would cer
tainly se-m as if it was small enoug"
for all practical purposes. But aftci
all a giKxl deal can happen even in :
fraction of a second. A light wave, fot
instance, passes through a distanco o:
about 185,000 miles in this length cc
time A current of electricity has proh
ably an even greater speed. Tho cartl
itself moves in its orbit nt a rate o
about twenty miles a second, thus fai
exceeding the fastest railroad trains or.
its surface A tuning fork of th
French standard vibrates 870 times pel
second to produce the note A on thi
treble staff. Popular Science