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THEREITTiLTC: M0NT5AT. JTLT 1C. 1900.
FIGHT FOR DEATH,
WANTS MORE MEN.
GREAT FIRE AT
ARRIVE IN GAMP.
You arc respectfully and
inriicdio inspect the
New Ticket and
Tomer Lieutenant Governor Esk
ridge .Was Determined to
- Be a Suicide.
Lawton's Prediction That 100.000
Soldiers Are Needed in Phil
ITniccr's Followers Gain Fresh
Cnndence Because of Tem
Business Part of Town 'Destroyed
and the Loss Is Over
Speeial Train Containing the First
Kepment Narrowly Escaped
Bear End Collision.
SHOT HIMSELF TVYO TIMES.
PRESENT FORCE INSUFFICIENT.
L0RD ROBERTS IS NOT ILL
FIVE BLOCKS WERE BURNED.
BATTERY A INCONVENIENCED.
His Sister-in-Law Tried in Vain to
-Wrest From Hira th Pistol
With Which He Killed
Fruits of Viciorie Are Lok Ke-
canse of Lack of JU-n to Follow
Them Vj. P.attle at
Vfleran Fild Marshal Is in Very
Good Health and spirits
.harp Y'vzhx Xt-ar (n-
Itjinkc. Hotels aad Newspapers
Were Lost. lut Po Office and
Territory Census IM-ords
Delayed Train Bespon?ible for Poor
Mrs-: Sprincnt-ld Displays
Its Hospitality Ideal
VT(y KAX5AS CITY ))
Empsria, Kas July I-. C- T. Ester-ip-.
editor of th Emporia BepartiBcaiv, and
former Lieutenant Governor of Ka!-.
rSied at Ms borne in tht" city to-day from
the e-fects cf slf-ln.nrtei wounds. Befcre
he S,eL Mr. E-kridce. who iad b-eu IS -several
month, paid he knew be ooull aet
Hve. and That be was llred of Kfe-
At 2iS this moraine Mr. Ekridp'- son.
who slept la an Joiniag room, was awak
ened "by a lustol sbni. Rctiatap to ht
lather's room be fnund the litter proe-ning
from a wviunC in the upper pari ef ' the
bedy and nin prasplrig the pistol wtth
which he hefl b-T hira-eif Yotu.p EskridEe
aroused the fami.y and went lor -a pn
rlclaa. Mrs. EUzabeth Dirksoa of Kansas C iy. a
sister-in-law of the rick mar. was fn-" first
to retell the room after tb ton had left.
As she. watered Es-kridpe. weak Irani his III.
r.es and from Jos of blood from the pistol
wound, raised himself on ate elbow sad
atain pointed hi weapon toward Mr-relf.
A brief Etrugpie between the two earned.
Mrs. Dickson trying to -secure the revolver.
Before h could be overpowered the sick
aes Feat a sca:id bullet into his body tad
feH backward in a Taint. Two hcu-s later
he died, despite the effort? cf physicians
Eskrlige remained conscious to th- last
aad conversa with hie family as they stoad
about his bed. He had been 111 with cancer
of la liver for several months and knew,
he said, that recovery fas Impossible. He
said he did sot care to suer lohper.
Charles T Etfcrlijge was bora la Virginia
la IC and came t Kansas la IKo. He has
b"a Ifle-tMea vritb Kansas pontics since
before the Crrt! "War ha-ring been a Repre
sentative la the Legislature from 1S3 to 15C
and State Senator in VM He Berr-3 as
3.1utcaaat Gnvem'"- trtLi Governor Jara"E
M. Harver from VO. to lETL Since 1SSI ha
ha? c-RTiea an3 e'lted the linprla Kepnb
llcaa. ens of th- rtroacet Hepublliaa aews-
PEjers la the State.
VISITORS AT THE HOTELS.
Tnhn fT Ook nf Xrfimsvlll- J xt t
Zcinv li. A BorC xi rtretre. llo
J T Bradihs-w of Cn2hKChe tra ti St. I2
I. A. srtn!r rclstei from Ras An
tocio t th laeed!.
i K. X-wis and rria V- of U-ir llalrli.
3Io are ti th liadelL
EdTrr-a O Gl!crt of Iiylm, X. r"Cirterei
at tit Fitrters 5 estrtdey.
Mrf EiwEra Itelm ef Sutte. Meet, ! a
racst at the l&c!e4e Hotet.
A. MrCDTnlrfc. a. nrrhent frrm Cirbandal!.
Xll. 3- a mit tt tiie laSelL
Ml-e lrla . Jrfcsoa aS Jla Braad of
Xfnras Cttr are tfce nanterr
lir. and Ire Carf Ander.-7-i er P'UTr'cn.
Colo, are Btrtirx l tlx pttn-!
Ojctw K. K. G.hfcone a3 oiBFtt". Xln
Irir.t. are vtssttec la lh city iraa rayette.
J J Jnrts enfi T" C Xfcis-'T-. twtr m--eat
cf Vicisttrc, Kit., et- i. tr- city bcricf
taea aji4 are Ktaoi.icc tl vnc X.!r.-e;l.
Tii f sacrwtrjr 3v;tBa ai'assec!u. tr
r at th st. icliit. Ja.. H. Si. VTne.
VMmsrc StT. i a. Kntl. C E. Mi-. Ji
ZEnoran. E. C Johtura tnS W K. Krene.
FOUGHT WITH STRANGERS.
Two ilen Landed at City Hospital
as a Uesult.
Two victims of Cents with rtraarrs are
held as prisoners: at the Oty Hospital.
Frank Huddy, a salesman lrrtrp near Sixth
and Ch'staut streets, says he end a man
b did not know pot Into an arpumer.t on
Chouteau avenue -early estrdav moraine
and the strancer hit V-tv KoddV tried to
step back and fell, fracturinp iis collar
Lawrence Carroll, an nptaer Jrrtnc at
No. CI Wath ftreet. quarreled wlib a
straaper at Broadway ana "Wesh street late
Saturday evealnp and was knocked down
la such a -ray that his hip was Injured.
Both zse were taken to the City Hosp'-tai
early yesterday morning.
Probable. That VerUe 1VIU Be 3fonI
isateil for Governor.
lauirvCle. Ky July IS. Accoriinc to
what the leaders say. everythlnp will be.
done unaalmcusly at the Republican State
Ccaveatloa. which will men In Louinilie
next Tuesday to nominate a candidate for
Governor. Ex-Ueutenant Governor Jonn
Marsaail will be temporary chairman, and
he will deliver a speech in which he will set
forth the Republican side of the events in
Kentucky jpolrtie follnwinp the last State
election. Mr Marshall who wtis en th
ticket as Lieutenant Governor with '.V S.
Taylor, was unseated In favor of th pres
ent Govexnor, W. J C Beckham, who had
s-cond plaee oa the ticket wita "William
John , Yc-kes of Danville will undoubt
edly be uaaaimously nominateii for Gov
emsr. Jt Is tie present plan ihrt the plat
form than Indorse the I'hilaCrlphia con
"ventlQa and Its nominee and then coatam
cmy one plana, and this th Republicans
describe as "aatl-Gr-btiism."
cn:TS or mckili;t.
Bveraor Allen and General Ilatlnc
"Were- At Canton 1e.terlay.
Caatca, O, July li. Gcvemor Allen cf
Porio Rico and General Russell Hastings
of F-crmuda were puests at Xhe McKialey
home all day. Gcvernor Allen came to- talk
ever a number of matters cnanected with
the administration of the Island and left
ti-Eipht for Washincton. Later b- win po
t3 his old home ia Lowell. Mass,, for a rest
before retumlnp tc Forto Rico. General
Haitlars was on bis way west and stopjied
ST R. Racial -lsit -1?ii- fn lT?f.rt? r-iams (
cf the iamiiy t
The I-esident attepded mo -.-np see-rices
at the First M E. Church and Geverao
Allcn accompamed him. Comptroller of
the Currency and Mrs. Dawes Joined the
party at dinner and in the cool of the ev en
icp the men took a short drrre about the
Durinp the evenina a number of relatives
and close friends caliea.
COVEnSOK GOCHKL'fr M"CCEOIl.
Keilarky Drmoeritni 'Will Cbtoe
Illm n Convention Tbl n'relc
Lcxlmrf-n, Ky.. July li The Democra'I
tt-n. Ky.. July li The Demo-ra'Ic
.-i;L J . i
oarcntion wili meet here oa Thurs-
tie preseat ladfeat'ons are that there '
will be a lively ctmtesr for a succes-so' to '
the late. TCiiaam Gotbe!. Govrrnor Beri--
ham is strongly is the l-ad. xccordinp to the 1
re;c-T.s rrom the counties up li yesterdjv.
and It is stated the field wIU combine
ecalast him. The fl'ld Secludes ex-Governor
, and ex-Con rressmaa McCrrary. Jusp
James P. Tarr-iY- Jbttw. n Ttiei- Tixab.
Joseph H. Lewis, VT. B. Smith and James B.
FOR DnIOCRATIC TICKET.
State Chairman of Populist Flirty la
Virginia "Will Support If.
Richmond. Ta, July 1 J. Haskin HoV
son. Stale chairman of the Populist party
in Yirpiaia, arrooahces bis purpose to sup
Jtort Bryan and Stevenson and says he wIU
use- his utmost influence to prevent tb
ruttbsp up another electoral ticket la
Old Mucp Actor Hies.
3'fcocnix. Ariz, July 1 John Torrance, aa
actor, died this nwrnljar friim sunstroke:
t, -.- e. . --, , -. i", t
onhe rt.S rfo7thTAya-fi?e?'yT2r,E.Ia He S nlmA0 rlmar a veiue thy r'eet
Cvrrtz-a-A'Ttf ti th A"ra!tta rre-s.
MunU Jcoe Z2. "More soldiers" i the
deroand which is era-Jus to Gen-ml Mbc
Arthtir from eerj- de;rtncat of the
inlands, lleceat ciests have wo-Led to vic
dh,.M General Latrtoc's iafraient that X).
i'v troops would be n-ded to -!ibW'h
Amtricaa si ere.cr.tj- o-ver th I'hllipnlaes
Vntil they at-erapted to hold .Province ir
39.0 or 30n,(..tt ho'.tlle :on!e wjth a retf
mea: or two the American commanders
haratr Tez'xi the suse of the rMltppine
The present fore- It not larce no3irh to
Barr-.Moa more thtn half tht- Important
towns, and in some of the most Important
lilaads. las:.? them Cebu. I'aaay. Samar.
trte and the preat Mohcmm-dan Eplr
or Maadanao. only the commercial ;rtB
are occopied. TL Koroi are a -cloud oa
the horjior. The or3cer "best acquainted
nith conditions in Maacaaao and the Sula
Islands v'J th Associated Pres corre
sindent that thej coasiaer serious Schtlac
If it coms the fa o regiments wluch are
scattered In small parrisans. some of thtm
rundreds of nuiee apart alons the coart of
Mlndaaao an island nearly as larpe s.s
lt. on may have serif.us trork Th- Motof
-r iicaiers nj nature., and
death. Tfcer have manv ru
oo not fjar
s. thocch of
Iktlt An . tuc f.r..i
. - - . .-.v ..T.b VAtr.u.iPl
;.. .ii. jn m taick jundes tad cuttia;
oowi i FoiaicTs who iMtss throuch with the
errjhle knives and s;ars
Vlrtorlra Are rrnltlri.
General Tounr. who is holding rcvz of
th- most mountainous Prcn-iacev of L.uson
Jith four -v.jnmcnts. cxpec-s stvere work
enrinc th- rainy s-ason. For some two
months after his lwUderiac invasion of
r .urLa. m iecemtier.the insurcents v.e-o
Paralrxl. TTjj t ;ew troo:s to k-en aa
eye oa the villaeE, and preheat recoac-"-tratioa.
the paralysir. the General iJlf-i-s
inieht hate bea maie permanent. Findl-s
amp! opporturJUes to reorpaaire. the is
tTOpents have avaa-d themselves theroo
nouph troops have worn themselves and
horses down to the limit of endurance la
raarchinc about th mountain trails. vtrk
lnc the rhlplaos wherever thev co-Jld pe
the track of an organized bar, Hunared
have bea slala. but much of the work has
been like brushlnp away mosquitoes, which
swarm dowa apon a new tpot. General
j.alo has a nomadic commanS w,-... -.
riors can hide their puns and tone
Americanos" if It suits their interests. As
.ew of them wear uniforms and the people
combine to shieia ti.em from detection, th
Americans ar preatly handlcapjx-d.
The church has become a trouhlcsom 'ac
tor ia Tounp-s- territory Apllpay. the pnest
wbo ite jirocUlmed himself ;.. Archbishop
of the PhUrppiaes. and rt.nT;rMi.i..
Archalshop Xoseal-2a, Is ia the field as a
Genral. His fon-es attacked Captain Xo3d
of the Third Cavalry at Butec whn moe
than r Filipino- were alala. Aplipay com
manded in person and there is an unrrovea
report that h was surer the kil-ed His
followers foupht with the recklessa, v
Mohammedan f aastiri
They approached ib Americans lath
llr.es: An advance puard of wom-n. al
ranpei with the expectation that th Amer
icans would not re upon them; ancr th"
v-oma a line of bolomcn and others armed
oaly with wooden swords no more danpe--ous
than policemen's clubs; behind th bolo
"men were the riSemea.
atlve Ficht UUe- Mahdl. Fanatic.
HappUy the women threw themselves fli
rpoa the crouad and sousht shelter at the
rsi Ere so that fw of them were iajurd.
The s&idiers thourht they were men dressed
In women's clothes. The onslaucht cf the
bolomea w as like th descent of the Mahdl's
faaatlcs cjoa Kitchener's square at Khar
toum. Tny kept comlnp on faster thaa th
soidicrs could shoot them down until they
were so close that oar cavalrymen had
Jt the time to Ere and load, but weat
throuch them with clubbed carbines. Gen
eral Tounp has evidence that the pries-s c'
the rpK.a have been Kadlnc church con
tributions to Aplipay Two prominent
priests are In Jail charced with aidinp -he
inrcrrectloa aad will be tried by"&
aiHltary commissJna. Surveillance l
exercised ever some of th finances of icm
o. the larcer parishes. Tino and Apiipay
are reported to b enemies, a conditioa
vhich w1U benefit th- Americans roa"',oa
Some of the American Geaerals think that
the Insurrection could 1- materiallv cri--pled
by the establishment of a SL Helena
-or th FHip'no leaders, hanishiap them "to
me island where they could noTe
mral and nnancial rupport to ah- .-ebellloa.
Pjifr1 if z'-ei as a. rsslble and nd
vantapeous reshleaee for th cantered n'
fljem and cirtl oSclaK AhW-nop Chpl
Kile i s TiT.m-T.- r ,-. j. v.r
.l? '?T ' To. the American oi5o-rs
h,finv,fc4 tal,:p, Archhl.hop has
SSntiS" Xtle ,ei,aers "Md
rillplno' Double Denllnp.
There U little doubt that th- ia-oled
v.1? t31 are in commuairatioa
w-iih their brethren is the held ThDse
wbo are released from prison, itiev n'
o.V 4-east- ar.f. hc u arms acain.
General Tpunp shlpj-d to Manila two or f
tT htnJdred of cis prisoners whom he
.-- -.ru luv iiwFi acperous characters
General OUs -eloaded thtm on th" nteamer
and snt thm beck nnrta. where they were
isembarkii to follow their own wills.
Most of them soor. drifted back Into thi la
Archbishop Chanr'Clle has takea no un
certain stand nn . rti.e:.K c .v.A .....
which th- Filipino jopl repard as 'the I
Kernote of TI k- tnt.KU t-.. . u
(. bishop has expressed biF opinion freely to I
I v?1 r1" ,"" clviliaas with whom he
i nas talked n?hfirirv . .ti.w . i I
.rj fnrrnl fntiA r - ...v.f ".t. .."
conclusions, sjmmanred. are these
- ?5l ;fie, Piliplons owe to the monastic
' othtrhocs all the e-ducation tnd dviiiaa
J"n they poses. thai it would be a pr-at
irjustice to the friars tc expel them from
tne S-M w herein fhey have w-or.e3 So
2'?.tTri':1 or lS deprive them of ihe estEtes
w--lch iSej- nave acquired bohestlv and
??2Ti.all,MTlcrea Ior P-Mtc" pood
i? I wBl be Impossible to replace them
wi.h other priests, because there is no
o,er clerical force acquainted with the
.T.vT ?,? ,lne laapuape cf the peoj,le,
?J?T. r Filipino pnests arc not competent
"ld ahr bat the subordinate positions
iH?i . -.m1.1"6 oftsltSon In the
triors is an artificial propapanda. fostered
l ibe insurcents and by thT FtliPlno
I'f-ws 'who are themselves leaders in the
)'V?"Tv0a'-l.tnaic USJ1C U to ta con
lro1 c' tJle church in the islands.
HER JEWELS STILL MISSING.
Miss Acton Lost Them at the
French Pete Saturday.
Miss Mao EsreUe Acton, who lost her Jew
tlry at the DUmar Garden, after sinpinp
at the rnch Fete on Saturday rjpht, has
found no trace of tbem. She Etent the en
tire UaV Tr?II-rtMV 1 DM.W.hl.. ,u-
1 22 thornuphlv tsplcrea the parde-n without 1
-r.-; "iu. i ne men in cnarpe 01 tne car
.laco lnrJosure, where the bundle was lost.
5" sothlasr of them, but this he does not
2Itrafly "ranre. as the place was quite
crowaea at the time, and maav persons en
tered tbelr vehicles at The spot where Miss
Acton pot Into her carrtape- and could casi
iv naie. pi'ked up the bundie nnperceivcel.
--ir r- .ia h'jq nrr mrniirr, rc k rz
f;'l"5rpRU-v "ucht up over lhel:
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SPECIAL BT CABLE.
London. Monday. Jury 1C fCepyright. 3SW
by the X-w York HTald Compony.r-Tbe
Dally TeJecraph pnbK-he- the fitllawteg
from its corresident. Benat Burieich:
Pretoria. Saturday The reparts cirrnlated
ia Lond&n and cabled out 1itv that General
Roberts is "-rlously fll tre absolutely aa
fcunded Aj. a matter of Sact. I (ee him
wall.inp and ridinp al-c-jt dall. Tbt ;.
rn Field Marshal It in the b-t of health
and siwrts. chery, ; outhful and viperos.
Th Botk continue ma'sinp from tea to
twentr mifes outside the Mapaifesburp
Ranre. near P'etcria. Their laace-s now
extend frcm the Delacca Bay Railway
licx? the "Warsbarp line, westward.
Commandant GrobeJer. with the Zonl
panslerp coarmndo, Comniandant Lemmer
and others, are amoac the leaders, while
t,earai iniLna nimseil is said T6 1-e en
camped letween Junkan. on the laads
Rlrer. and Hariebeeste Sprul'
The enemv's total strt-.cth is varlOBsly
esumaled. Imt i probably about 3.'i
men, with many puns
As has happn-d on previous occasions.
the periods f Inaction of our Tnnin armv
has riven the enemy confidence, so the
B .rs' raid crep clor in The Boers In
dulge In nlcht sairdap and attempt to cut
03" detached iodif of troops.
The situation is aanoyinp. hut without
artcal danper. whatever the enemy's pica
may he. and whether tht are couctiap
upon inside help or not.
Yesterday aftcnoon a reccnnolsance was
made in the direction of WoaderWoom. to
ward Onderspoone. with a section of the
Elswiek Baitfrv Our tnea cume under
a sharp fire from the Rots, whose pitrols
were then fired upon The f ncmy used caa
non. the burstiap shlls comiap close to the
Elswick Battery, but theloop twelve-pounder
QUlrk-Srers did no damape Th" Els
wick puns were then unllmbred and re
turned a fire of shrapnel, but apparently
the enemy s cover was pood The shells
oaly checked the fusillade partlall
The fo-ce. havinr accomplished It? ob
ject, rttlred to camp, our blp six-Inch pua
In the o-t dropplap shelis amidst the Boers
who ventured to coma too near.
Three Cities in as Many States Re
Dallas, Tcx..July ZZ Xrrthra Tcxk has
beea dtluped by rains for more than twelve
hours, aad the indicatiras are that the
storm has only bepua. It is apparently the
Galveston and Houston storm of two days
zpn trae!inp northward.
The flownpour at Dallas was te-riflc rrni
of the day. The streets were like cre-ks
and man basements were Honied The
Trlnltv River is riinp. and bulletins from
Fort "Worth and other pnlnts indicate that
larpe volume of water are corntnc down
2rom the upper part" of the rii'er. Wire
report"- show" that the rain has been pen
eral aad 1 likely to continue throuph the
nicht. Railroad operations are delayed lie
cause of waslitiuts and slew running frces
sitated by water-soaked roadbeds.
Tucson. Aria July li Ral-i hs fallen
in this Mdnltv and reports froa outside
district" indicate rainfall in ever- direc
tion. The lainiap and cattle interest" have
ruffered untild los for lark of water, and
these showers come to Southern Arizona a
a preat relif from the parchei conditions
that have existed for many weeks past.
Peoria. Ilk, July IS Peoria was visited
by a terrific wlad and rain torm shortlv
tiefore : o'clock this alteraon. The wind
was the wrrst that has touched the r'ty In
many months, end pedestrians vere bi n3ed
and stappered by the whirl of oust and
debris. Some chimneys were dislodped end
awnlnps destroved, but there -.as no seri
ous lose. The downpour of rain v h'ch fol
lowed the wind s-ent j.eriert torren:s juth
lap down the streets aad cau-ed preat dis
comfiture la the parks and ;lrx-jre icscrts
Th Sunday afternoon exeBrsions on the
river were prevented. Reports from the dis
trict around Peoria show a heavy fall of
UNDER NEW COPYRIGHT LAW.
Will Chapman, Theatrical Mana
ger, Held in .Tail.
Peoria, Ilk. July li WU Chapman, lead
Irp man aad manacer for the Chapman
Warren company, which has beea ployins
at the summer theater at Prospect Heiph'.K
duriap the last week, is now lodged la the
coua'y jail, charsed with violatlap the
copyright laws. Chapman's company bas
been pattlnp on a production atitled. "All
a Mistake." and Charle H. Serpel of the
Dramatic Publirhlar Compary of Cblcapo
came to Peoria Thursday i.lpbt for the pur
pose of writaeabing the jlaj- and takmp
Chapman was arrested Friday momin;
charped especially w 1th "representinp a dra-
matlc or musu-ai proi-osiuon or play,
titled ;capta '.aichet. under the false 1
illl" Oi -1-' ..n.c ir in.w.wwr ,
havlnp peu plven without the consent of
thn owner of said composition."
Mr Chapman was lar.-a before Commis
sioner Grant in Can'on jesterday and was
broapht back to Peoria and placed in JUL
He was unable to furnish baiL This is
the first case of the kind that has breu
triea in tills district, and one of the few in
stances In which the amended copyricat
lews makinp it a criminal oSense. punish
able by aot more thsn rne year's impris
onment, to us a copyrighted piay without
authority or permisslor have beea In
voked anywhere la the band.
Curtis Guild of Boston May Have
TCasilrcton, July II The portion of
First Assistant Postmaster General to 1
vacated by the resipnation of the Honor
able prri-y Keath, has be-en offered to Mr.
Curtis Guild, Jr of Boston. Tho was a
member of the Forto Iliro l-sujir Com
mission. The Fotmarter General ha not'
received any word from Mr. Guild indi
catinp whether or aot he will ace pi the
MUCH FRUIT BURNED.
Fire at ewcaMle. Cal Does 100,
(K0 Worth of Damape.
New-cast!'. Col, July 15. Fire to-day de
stroyed all fruit houses and leading busi
ne ss houses of the town. The total loss will
exceed nw.fr! Over lP.I"' boxes Of fruit
were burned. The Southern PadOe com
pany were the heaviest loser Its loss la
f-ult. in cars and roUiap stock Is estimated
Jnepli Grinlrket Body Rernvere-d.
The body cf Joseph Granirke. the shoe
maker, who was drowned Fridav rripht
wbile bathinp with a crowd of corapamons
ia the river at the foot of Carr street, w as
found at the foot of Ruiper street yester
day mornlnp. It was tafcea to the rnorpue.
Aa Inquest probably will be held to-day.
Graalcke was "3 years old and lin. r.t No.
ozit iasa cveauc
Preseati. Arir.. Za!y 3- A scene of the
rreatest AesaUtien and a fe-lisp of dej-t-st
g1om prevades this tows to-day. AH
that remains of the principal buine por
lkm of the town is iottrlup walls aad ;J1ks
of charred and bu'nlr.t debrts
The flrr. which started at 4I o'clock
latt nipht. wa not under cor-trul unti! I
o'docic ibi- raornint:. whin tbe are llsnters
weut a consMeralle dhttai.ee In advance of
the aiiaef and blew up the buildings on
the souia side of Goodwin street, prevent-
iop them from crowarp that street
m'.st conservative estimates or tbe
looses te from :i.t'KI.Oj to tLHu.'
The burned district 'mbraces five blo--!:.
la whi'h are It.rated the prin-'.pal mercan
tile fcous-s. i,otb inks, both telephone of
liees. the three aewspiers. four hotels,
every saloon and every restaurant except
one la the town, besides scopes of private
restdeaces. To add to the prevailing; pkom
a hipa wind lias prevailed all day. sendiop
smoke, dust and bcrainp erab-rs In every
direetlon aad requlrinp preat vipilance to
prevent another outbreak of the fiamfs.
owisp to the chaotic condition xlirt:np t
dej It is lm;-j5KiDeif to obtain aa accurate
account cf the loss of lndtvlduai insurance.
From Interviews with insurance acrnts the
total Insurance 0es net exceed EC" '
The heaviest losers are ns follow- Bash
ford. Burmlston Compan. nSf.(t. Sam
HkU. CisOv. Hotel Burke. fSri. D Levy
4 Co Wv. Jake Marks. tr..'". B. H.
BuTmlster & Son Company-, ra.tiv. C. A.
lrake. C0(v. Ed Block. fS('. J "W. Wil
sor. IOiC. Kelley & Ste;ihen He'1 Journal-Miner.
XIZ.I"). Bank uf Arizona. fK'j:
Prescott National Bank. IK( Preseo't
House. !(,. W H. Smith. S0. lb Cou
ler. fc.fj. Golden Eaple Hotel, 1; ,. Siv-iv-i
Block Cil"i: F. G Recht. tMi.Mv. WJl
:or Ha'fl SMI.". Monntam .tv c.:5
store. .. P.-uikinejer Hotl, .. Cal
:net saloosi. IM.CniO. Palace saloon. J.J0;
Prescott Electric Lipht Com;iany K.i In
aadition to the above there were fourteen
alcons with lom ranptnp Ircm Sk(J to
--. Five :estai.raBt. li-ve barler shop,
two meat markets and sixty residences were
destrojed. In many cases the aborts loa.-es
do not include buildlaa.
At daylisht tins memisp teams were at
work haullnp lumber to the public plana
ana cove -ed it with tents and teniporury
frame buiidinps. The occupant" will 1 I
ready fcr business to-morrow Both banks
hate had temporary quarters located tad
will D- o;a to-morrow.
Honorable W K. Clark of the frlted Vea
Cop;-er Company, who was vlsitlnp the
works at Jerome, wired a draft for JjnO Ab
th- sufferers from the t-te are provided with
lood. shelter and ciothlt.p and it is not
thourht an outside ataiasc, will be re
cuirei j ne only business houses remainlnp In the
town are three dry poods storep two pro-
eery stores and two druc stores. Th- -
press and pon oifkes wete i.oth out of the
are. limits, hit the latter na- a close call
fftf W"f " t& nK"U
"TheTmefothetvisor cf Census f-1
the Temtorj' was l.iaJvd ia the Presftott
?"B."iirb'?rrK Dd ea"l J the
omce Fia-.isucs oi tne ceasus .: tne Tern-
nut tney were removed to a place rf
The Westera Tnlcn opened its oSre this
miralnp la a pracery store aad the Postal
has opened an omc at the railroad depot.
The eleitric lipht poles and wires were je
strcyed in the burned district and the town
wili be 1n darkness until they can be re
placed. The company alsn owns the tele
phone rj-stems and loses more thaa half of
niocMx orrnnni) Ain.
Artinc Goieraor .ker ent Mesnace
of ymjiathy lo nllcrerfc.
Fhrrf-alx. Arm Juiy IS Actinp Govemsr
Charles Akers s"-t a message to Prestt
offering the rympotty cf the Territory and
the aid of Phoenix to the fire suffe-ers. J.
C Martin, on
liehelf of the citizens !-
th t the towa was able to
provide for ah their wtnts at present aad
that food, sbe.ter aid ejothlnp had
provided aU si.u"erers from the are.
Relieved They Will Decide for the
TCtsainpton. July li The Isthmian Caal
Commission has practicaly reached the con
cluslca that there ate only two available
canal routes acro.-s the- Isthmus of Panama
th. Nicsraruan and the Panama routes.
Taouph final lalcrmutioa has not been re
ceived relative to the advantape? 0; the
as the best low -lev el route jet discovered, it the croaod. The tt. Joseph compan which
is the teller of Rear Admiral Walker aad has drilled Ms way Into fame at contesls
members of the cotntmssion that It H not ' al! over the country. Is la splendid s,hai
practical, and they a-e not paylnp much , aad the men are confident that they will
attention to test project. rerat fotmer vtctorie, before the week i
The commission i a t yet abie to plve a . o"r Th- decent companies r. i-ated
final e-stimate of the cot or a cazal across ' throucbout the northern part ef the etate
vifbmi. nc .k. rie;Hni r n j,r
pleted. nsr will they be uatll fall lndlca- '
tions a-e. bewever. that the exhaustive in
v education whlth has been maoe will show
advantapci- ef the rojtt selected by the.
Walter commission of two jeatu apo over
bny tlher .h0uch It is likely there will be
siipht modified toTiK-
B'.-th th Nicarapuan and Panama routes j
... V i'.n.u-im t-;jevil jj.uinawr, iu. lae
enterprise wmca the eommissKia
omtnena will contemplate a can;
commoJat" vessels ol SSiOJ tons dlsplace
meaT The attectlon of the commission has been
called to the preat displacement merchant
hip are n.w attalnlnp and It has decided
that the canal must be of a size that can
accrjmodate w.thout difhcolty such mam
moth vessels as are likely t be constructed.
Because of hi laiFe naval experience.
Rear Admiral Walker, chairman of the
commlsslor. is esti-ciaUv interested In this
phase of car-al conenructior. and the water
way ne desires constructed will take care
of the world's commerce, no matter what
the size of the -vessels may le. Considera
tion of these imiKirtant matters wlD prob
acy cause tne commissK'n to recommend
canal of prealer width and depth than baa I suffered preatly. The heat was almost ua
hitherto been rtermert necessarv "T-v-.- n i
consrquertly te an Increase in cost. It i J
understood, however that the commission s '
ln-resiipaiion saows taat tne Karapua Ca-
r.al car. te bniit for the same amount . !
woics i reQuired to complete the !-. .
-...... ,L, I t 1
,iiie . inc cDTnnuHwaci? -wui express a ,
prefirence now for e'ltber route but It is !
believed tbeir ftncl eieclslon will be ia favir
cf the Nicarapuan waterway.
Indian Priest Ordained.
Ardmore, I T Julv IS Reverend Henrv
R Smith, rector tf St PaufF Church, ihf"
citv, was to-elay ordataea a priest of the
EpUcnpal Church In the rTsencc of a lafce .
audience. Reverend Mr Smith is the first '
ri.nHM.u. ,b.i..k . .,a.. ,. j ,l .
-. ij. vwr luuuiu .i - ar t...- LIeinO'Z.
He win 1 assipned as aa assistaa
Cattearal Et Milwaukee
SHOT FROM AMBUSH.
William Reed Killed and His Wife
Mount Vernon. IU, July li TCilIiam Reed
of Farmlnpton Township, twejve rmles
rorthtast cf iere . was shot from ambush
and instantly failed at 5 o'clock this nfter
nooa while drivicp la a wapoa with his
family, coasistlnp of himself wife and cnll-
oren. neea recelvea a snotpun wemnd la
the neck and died Instant y. "HI" wife was
tnmuph the arm. reeelvmp a verr
wound. The chllarta were tia-
HT A TA5T OORRErPOKfJCT
dprtaRtWd. Mo.. July IL-For the rt
tlne since the peneral muster at Je.rson
Barracks previous to the S;nteh-Atnercas
War. the Missouri NaOonal Guard Is as
sembled In the flold. Troops from all wer
the State bepan joarlr.c Into this dty In
spectaJ trains early thia 3K--nlne In spite
of a 9erre wind and rainstorm, the four
repimt of infantry and Battery A
marched out to the campinp cround. about
two mlJer from tewn, where they deployed
and immediately .et alxmt arrai.-p:np camp.
In a tho-t time tents were pltcne and com
Iay streets and headQuarters pot'en Into
iba;. When mess call suujkbid at noon the
camp presented a decree of exactness and
order which would do credit to the regular
Owinp to the rala, whi-h fell la torrents
all da. there were no drills o- d-ss par
ade. Cam? and provost puard -ai mounted
at ' o'clock.
In point of numbt-y and cauipment the
camp 1 the most successful ever held in
this State. Including oSicers and eaMeted
mer thee are nearly ,j"J militiamen la at
tetidance. Ideal Location.
The locatioa Is ideal for a camp prouad.
It takes in part of the Fair Grounds, ecver
irrt: a level plain about two miies square.
The line of companies extends over three
onarters of a mile. At the south end of this
tb headnirt-Ts of the bricade are located.
Battery A's pun prk and tent- ar jilaced
In a prove of trees to the left o! headquar
ters Adjutant General M F Bn and
Eripadler General Harvey Clark are ta com
miid of tite camp.
Thj oncers, with the Stan", have been
here several days, layinp out the camp and
coaiptetinp arrangerawnt-. lor the accommo
datl m of the troops. The staff oSlcers bete
st present are Assistant Adjutant General.
Major G bony Hoock. Quartermastf r. Major
Cltiude Clark. Cummifcsarj. Major J A.
Tutti-;. and Captain- J. A. Tattle, J. C.
Younp and Emmett Newton. Aids
Sprinpneid. which is noted for its hosphal
it). has piven the keys of the citv to the
soldiers. The committeee c,f cltixens re
ceived the different orcanizations as they
urrlved. Tht commanders were teadered
the freeoom of th- city a: manner of
tl1hti, have tn arranced for the entertain
ment of the troops d-rlnp their sta. There
wiTi be o series .! 111?, parties tnd private
jo-ial aCalrs held in their honor
Wednesday and Taursdaj will be the bip
da vs. There w.l) b a scam battle aad ex
tensive iild maneuvers on thuse das Ex
tTirsJons from all tne neiphlwnnp towns wiU
I 1 run bv the railroads. The First Repi
ment. with 43u mca. Cojoal itrence Sln-
cliiir commandlnp. arrived htre at i'.15 this
A re-cli rrowlr Averted.
Tb s'eciai which br .ucht the rep'ment
rarrowi escatea a rear-end collislen wth
th i-elcht csrrjiap Batterj' -' s ordnance a
I VV-.n,i' ".p:i". "i.,.V VZZZL ..Z
"'1?.- Th-Vebrh- -aia was io'lowlap
''FSl Th. "IS-Jrl. TJ.-S. '. ',?
SS of ?Peid anS"ould havT crashed lato
"" & SSt"??.
I rISSl.nf n was So? un-il thedfV cf
I n3,t llnV Z within a t.'witS of
,"rr ,i, ,W-, .-, ,rtleh The nfflcers were sleen-
' :r tr.. vrrjrr. -;.... i. . ,.i- i-
iai irwfc ii w t i.,vi-. j. " .. .j -
I actlv in this manner that the accident hap-
1 tened to the train carryiur in? i irst nepi-
I ment to Chickamaupa Park, in waicn one
raaa was killed aad several were badly in
jured. The battcrc beys to the number of about
I r i-. whnrtlv after S a. ra. They had a
lonp wait about the railroad yard." la ths
rain for their tents and ordaanre. which did
i not arrive until noon. ine i-ono jtrcaa
veterans eriti:s-d railroads in pentraL iney
had to b content with coffee and sand
wiches for breakfast, as their camp kettie
and other cooklnp paraphernalia were
with the -cannon on the freicht train.
The Second Repiment. which comes from
the souttw estera section of th State ar
rived from Nevada on a special sbortlj af-
r Battery A They marcaeo out to camp
i immedlztely ana arm ea m time to pri
! thrwaph considerable wort netore tne rain
The discipline in the repimert Is excel-
ipiil it ;isl! iea uiru liriT". . it.l . wv- v- ,
than tiiv other orpanlzatla la the camp
Colonel Henry Mitchell Is in '-ommand.
Kansas City s quota ta the encampment
came undr the ceitnmand of Colonel Fred
Fiemlup of the Third Intantry. Seven out
of the elcht ecrapanus In this repiment are
ftotn Kansas CUT The other Is from In
dependence The third is splend'dly
e-quli-ped. ia fact It possesses better ac
coutrements now than at ary ether time
In its historj Col.'nH Fieminp says that
the caJj ct-mpaaies of o'her replments had
belter lock to their laurels as bis men have
come vlth the express purpose of retura
lap with many borora
The "Ilrllllnc Fourth."
The I'rlll'nc Fourth." commanded by
Colorel V.". E. ttrmpfellow. was einy upoi,
The nrovot cufc a ot tnxt-nve m-e wa
thrown into the cry lat alpnt
..mall need of this, however as the men
who were out oa pisses proved very peace
ful and lawaLldmp This puard wih St
continued e.veT ntcht durinp the encatrp
meE"" All the mea arc wea pleased with
the food furnished by the commissary
Last nicht the firtt repular meal was
served in camp. It consisted of beef, bac-n.
cruited from the lo'al nepro male popula
tion. J- YION PAP1N.
TANNER TOOK COMMAND.
Resigned From General Clart's
Staff Illinois JJilitia.
Camp Llncola. Near SprinpSeM, m.. July
U. Sunday wa an Intensely hot day in
carr.n. and the mea of the Second Brlpade
Tht men rf the Fouth aad Fifth repl
ments spent aa exceeehaply quiet day Jn
camn. and the mea ef the Secead Bricade
pade was res-iewe-d and insn-cted by Bripa-
dier Gre-ral Clark and staE. Follewins this I
. .. I -- 4- 1( . .-. ,
each bar aura was carefully lnsected by
Majors Commatxnnp. At 11 -odock thi t
raomtup both commands held church Krv- j Yrr.rp A Captain ileComb. and Troop D.
itJ- , . ' Lieutenant Flemlnp. win ro to Fort Grant.
Hundr-ds of people cam te -camp from ; txp C Lieutenant McCiure and K. Cap
all parts of Central and r-outhem Illinois ta.n Watts are destined tor F-rt Huachuca.
Exru-slor-s were ran from th various , Tn. rtt of th Fifth Cavalry with Colonel
towns haviap companies la the Fourth and . t -.-. , K-nHn-.neiers in Pnrn
l Filth replments aad in addition to these
Iae 'rma c-A' C"T"J' rases, ce bripade '
EF"de w!. LIRedJ'r otFr """I J"1 ,
ii imnuv ..ua c.t,tf.i. ., x,b . r-
Tb parade this eveniap was reviewed by
Colonel J Mack T.rn'- thl afternoon
assumed command of the Fouth ItrrrTnenr
havlnp last nlpht been elected to the ce'm-
B-lpad' Acjutaat. This raises
rker"s rank to that of Liuten-
Captain Parker's rank to that of Lieuten
ant, folonek aptain J-arkeT will ImmccH-
but w-.u rroriar.rv Tiot riame his Tcclmeatal
Adtutant cr-tll la'er
The tuard dcral' fir tc-dey was an
nounced at cTieral bripsde headquarters as
follows, Bripjide fild ofacer of tap dav
Maj"or Edward E. Elliott. Fourth Infantrv'
cf Areola; regimental oScers of the cuardl
mmrtn --s,T-ir ir-is mnmi-p i nmn.i T-..,. - : - i , ,w jt . - ,. . I
tendered I rtf-tltt t3 General Clark as I c'aLn, A mpsny of tne 'f? Inf antrf ecsfa """ "" eb 0
a. member of bis staff and -as BripJe Ad- from Fort Lcavenw-onh is expected here In ecccs'
-Dt?a2LiG? ral ",econd Bnpade Gen- I a day or two and wul constitute the car- .-iti.i i.,, .n,. ivi
eral Clark appointed Captain Harry S. , nsm at Jeffcrsoa Barracks until further . KJ. ,-r A. . V T-.
I'arker of Efar.pham to succeed rv!r.nt I - Omaha. Julv 1 Charles L Johnson, a
Carleton Building, Sixth and Olive Streets.
Fitted up to be in keeping irith the equip
ment, irarf: and serrice of the road, the
new office is. and must necessarily be.
The Handsomest Railroad Office
Ll-utenant Cli'tos G Warae-. Cimpary
B F.fth of Tavlorville dptain H H
Tee'er, Compart '. Fourth Carbi-niaie
IJeut-aan'.s H S Lvtfe. Company E,
Fourth Carbf.ndaie and hdrls Mci""a-ey.
Company F. Fourth of Mount Ye i n.
The puaro detail fo- femor-uw was at
rM'unced ai ftilows Bripaae field oSi'-er of
th day. Major J C. Cabaal'. rifth Irfan
trv of Kiamundy
Fourth Repiment. o5i-er of fh pua-d
Lieutenant layman J Hams. Company B.
of Xewtoo : vi rnumerary. Liectenan WI1
li.s E. Br,.afc. Cimtnv .A of Areola
Flith Rertm'it o!3cer uf puard Lleu-'n-ant
Nc-ble F Baunva. C(.m:nv C. Spri-c-iield.
supemuroerarv. Lieutenant F. R.
Simmons. Company C. Sp-lncfield.
Colonel Georce X Kreider. A"slstart
Surseon Ger-ral of the Illinois National
Guard, attach'-d to the Second Bricade. to
dav teadrred his reslpaatioa to 3ripadieT
Doctor Charles B. Fry. Mayo- of Mat
toon, was appointed to succeed him.
Baptist Young People at Cincin
nati Go Home.
Cincinnati. O . July :i The features cf the
lat dav's tenth Icternatioaal coaiestloa of
the Baptist Younp People's Taloa of Amer
ica were the ecaual sermox by Doctor E.
G Ganpe of London. Enplaad. and the ml
slonarv service'. Even the overflow meet
laps did not meet the demands to hear the
many distinguished visitinr missionaries
J and extra mef,nps were arranpefl ror them
petweea the attemoon and evralap sessions.
In the afternoon MuIc Hall was packed to
hear Doctor Ganpe and special t2ori were.
made to have oaly the Cnantauqua A-em-biv
applause on the Sibbath, but ia adiltloa
to the wavlnp of handkerchiefs the audleace
broke out ia lcud applause at the clcse of
the discourse of Dirtor Ginpe. which met
the ex;ctations of these anxious to hear
the successor of Mr Spurceon.
There was a .arpe audience la Marie Hall
at I J a. m. to hear Doctor H M "Wharton
of Philadelphia oa "Soul Winamp." Then
the delegates dispersed lo- the missionary
-trices at a. ia. In the Baptist churches.
Those at the Ninth Street Bartist Church
and Ltn'oln Park institutional Church were
so larpeiy attended that overflow taectinss
w ere held at both places. Amonc the "voices
from many 2ids" were these of F H Lev
erlnr. India. Georse H Brock, India. TV. H.
Yourp, E-'na, S. A. Perrine. Assam. Miss
Annie M Ciappett. Japan, Mi?s Flora E.
Ayers. Burma. Mrs. Lvdia M. Campbell, In
dia. F P Happard. Assam. J TC. Carlin
and wife. China. The demand for Doctor
vviiliam Asamore of China was such that
be was cuickiy traasferred from one meet
!cc to another
In the afternoon at Music Kail the Rever
end F P Leach opened the exercises and
was followed by Doctcr D. B. I"nriaptoa.
president of Denalson Vnlversity. at Gran
ville, ct. whose enbject was, "With the Cn
rtertandinp Also." Then came the event of
the w eete In the annual sermon on "Apostle
shir " bv Reverend E. G. Ganpe F. R A. S
of London. EnpLind. The closlnp exercise"
ic the afteraooa were conducted by Rever
end W. A Stanton of Pittsburp.
la the evenlnp there was a ;ral.e service
!-) which the chorus of j00 trained voices Je,j
the ,ux in the audience. Doctor TC B.
Hatcher of Richmond. Va. In word of ep-
precmtion. dellv ered aa
acuress en "The
Con-, ej-.tion and After
I Doctor L. L Hrrzca of Fort TCavrje srot
1 cn xh,. nersenpers E3 Jproent." and the
r'oirr consecrat.nn services were conduct
ed by Doctor E. E. Ciiivers of Chlrcpo. the
peneral secretary, afttr which President
John IL Cha;man In conclusion bll all pod-
WANT TO FIGHT BOXERS.
Recruits Do "or Care for Service
in the Philippines.
St. Paul. Mlaa, July 1, A TCar Depart
ment order has beea received at Fort Snell
lnc for the battalion of the E-'phth Infantry
new stationed there to rejoin the regtmeat
and proceed to the Philippines with the sec
ond battalion, new en route htcae from
Cuba, la this order the TCar Department
pive out a new policy with repard to for
eura service. It says
i.epartment battalions and squadron" hav
lnp bad a v ear's aesipament at heme wiU. at
the earliest practicable mom-nt be relitved
and ordered to duty with their repimeas.
w hen In turn the next battalion cr squadron
will return to the home station, bricpinc In
each Instance the men from lae reclmeat
havlr.p .ess than six months to serve, ox
c-ptinp those who have declared litir In
tention to re-eallst.
The rule of exchance of battalion and
squadroas will be strictly enforced, so that
ocicers concerned can mate preparations
The men of the returnlm; battalions of
the Elchth havlnp less than six mon'hs to
s'rve will remain at the fort, ard enouph
of the repiment to Hi! two battalloas win
l.e pecked out to po to the Phtlipplaes or
China Major McCarcmon, In choree of the,
TrTultlr.c cflice, is havinp difarulty in se
cLriap rrcrul.s, chituy tKause be cannot
pro-rase them service In China. About half
.f those that applr want a chance to ficbt
the Boxers, and when told that service la-)
iliiaa cannot be praated, they decline to
CAVALRY READY TO START.
Exiect to Leave for Arizona To
The ravalrymen at JeJfersSn Barracks
have their cqulpmcot pa-ked. ready to pro
ceed to Arizona as soan as the necessary
cars arrive. The start it Is now thought.
.m V -mart n tfieinrT.iTr n!rrrit
jjj-ol" Major Chailes L CMrper, who com-
raands the St. Louis squadron, will tak
Aojutaot John M. Jenkins with him to Fort
In the movement of the squadron 400 men
ard 1S horses wIU b- included. A larpe
:mbr of horses wiU unuerpo Inspection at
Grorem" Clrrl Meet.
At a meetlnp of the Reta3 Grocer- Clerks
.0?.,i-6.cl,.rrc2tr:t.rif?. " I
.T,-,U-.; Vwl ," -". . , .i 1
sed coacertunp the by-laws of the '
CASTOR! A f-JKsstfCiiiii-.
Th KM Yw Haw Ahrre Iwrtt-
i 7.nM.v.lle to-cav. wtal'-h s one or the re
BROKEN STONE WANTED.
OfSce of Commissioner of Supplies.
, , City Haa July IS. 1SJB.
Sealed proposals will be received by thi
undersipaed. to be. opened at his oSce at 12
o'clock m. of
THFRSDAT NEXT. THE 1STH INST
for furalshinp the Water Commisstaae
wlth 160 cubir yards broken stone, as per
sp-eciacaiions ia this ofaceu To be dtlivered
at H. S. Station No. 3. Baden, within ono
week ;rom date of order.
Certified -check for JIM must accompattr
Call at Commissioner cf Supplies for
blanks and other- iaformatlsn.
Bids must be In duplicate, free from al
teratloa or erasares. aaa to loth th origl
nal and duplicate must be attached a copy
of this advertisement.
All bids haviap any alteratlM or erasure
thereon will be rejected.
The Commissioner reserves the rich; to
reject any or all bids.
FRED C. METER,
Portland Cemeit Wantel
OSes of Cxmmlssiraer cf Supplies.
Cftr Hall. July It ISBOt
Sealed proposals wiU be received by the,
undersigned, fo be opened ax his ofEco at a
o clock m of ,
THURSDAY. NEXT. JULY STH. J
for fumlshlnp the Water Commlscioaer
with IS berreis American Portlaad cement.j;
&a -i .-uisiiiii M.uu FygraTirHnaiiB ci-x iue
la this ofhee.
To be delivered st H. S. Station No. 3.:
Baden. 7i bbls, witaia one week, balaaca in. .
CertifiVd check for H9 must accomnanr
each bid .
Call at the Commissioner of Supplies for
blanks and other infprmatloa. 4
Bids mat be la duplicate, free from al
terations cr erasures, aad to both the oris-
laal and duplicate must be attached a ccpy
of tM advertisement.
All bids havlnp ativ alteration cr erasure
thereon will be rejected.
The Commissioner reserves the rifhx t
reject any or all bids
FRED C MEIER.
Commissioner of Supplies.
Office of Commissioner of Supplies.
City Haa. July li. 1MB.
Sealed proposals will be received by ths
uadersipned, to be opened at his omce at U"
o'clock m.. oa
THCRSDAY NEXT. JTLT ISTK.
for fumishinp the Water Commissioner WW
S.V red brick, as per requisitions ca Ibe In
To be delivered at K. 5. Station No. S. Ba
dea, withia tw er.ty da s from date cf order.
CaU at this otSee far blanks and further,
Rids must be la dupUcate. free from aU al
teration or erasure, and to both the original
and duplicate mast be. attached a copy of
this advertise meat
All bids bavins any alteration or tijiu
thereon will be rejected.
The Commissicrer reserves the rlpht to re
ject any and all bids.
CommUsioner of Supplies.
association and a number of committees
were appointed. It is the intention of the
association to secure shorter hours for Its
STABBED BY A NEGRO.
William Falkner the Victim of aa
TCIliiaa Falkner. a furniture mover, liv
lnp at No. 2334 Fairfax avenue, was perhaps
fatally rtabbed in the left luap by Joseph
Lopan. a nipro. llvisp la the rear of No.
!C2 Fairfax avenue, last nlpht. Lopan Is
uader orre-c Falkaer is at the Citv Hos
pital, where an operation wa perfumed
in the hope of stopping the Internal homor
rnapes. snortly t-efcre midnlcht.
Falkner and Lcpan quarreled a week apo.
Falkner claims that the nepro pot a pistol
and declared he wou-d pet even, Thev did
not mee a pain until about 7 si last nipbt.
when Falkner and some friends wete leav
inp saloon t. Xo. -S-X Fairfax avecce.
They met in the rear panpway and renewed
their quarrel Lopaa claims that Fa'kner
picked up a dul. and attacked aim. Falk
ner says he -did not pick up a club until .
Lopan came st him. and that he started to
run when he saw Loean had a knife. Falk-
4 eiC K.B CU. .Wilt' XilC HIS. DUQ. W B"
I hupe pah oa the left elbow The second
was a deep stab In the back, peaetratiair
Lopan ran. and a he was crosslnp Vande
vemer avenue. Policeman. Flnl-v of the.
Ninth District, saw the pleam of a knife la
hjs hand. Flnley captured him before Lo
pan knew be was pursued. Lopan refused
to tell what he had done but the policeman,
took him back towards Fairfax avenue anl
soon came across trace of blood, by which
be traced a mute to tbe scene of the 2eht.
Falkner wa temporarily attended bv- Doc
tor Georpe D Thomrewn of No. ZZ'jt Fair
fax avenue. The weapon Locan used was
a case knife, with a larpe blade six Inches
lahorinc man war ktlled bv a live electric
ware at Fifteenth and Dndss Ftrcets. 1a a
vacint lot. into which ran a puy-wlre. Jo
seph Possfirst ran apalnst the wire and
. -cm ite!,. Jobxmm went to ja.
"esucate aaa the -wire struct and kiuea
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