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WICHITA, KANSAS. TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 26, 1SS6.
WHOUS NO. 763.
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Hew to the Line Let the
TAKE THE GOODS AWAY
Now Well Give You a Benefit
Wc don't offer Worthless Trash that sounds
cheap, but always something good.
Wait 'till Friday Morningforthis Barg'n
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TT T ri 'J- Continue this list owing only to lack of suace, but rest
VVP I jflll I assured -wo have the biggest house full of the biggest
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bargains you can find
Show you the best values in blankets you ever saw
in your life.
If 11 Show you now tne most elegant selection of Ladies
wraps you ever gazeo. upon, xney are tne jnoss exqui
site productions of the best artists.
T n "We are headquarters for the most elaborate assort
IV v 1 10 merit- of silks, plushes, novelties, dress goods and trim
H 1 UU mings. Madame Chambers is jusr. home from the east,
and wants to see you.
Chips MltaTky Will
32 dozen gents blue mixed shirts
and drawers at the extraordinary
price of 12 l-2o each.
30 dozen ladies all wool fine 'scarlet
vest?,aiul pants always beer, sold here
tofore at $1,15 at 09 cents.
One cas.-j heavy Iriil all-wool scarlet
flannel, worth 50 cents, at 29 cents per
Two cases best quality prints per
fect in every respect and good stjles
at -1 cents per yard. Ladies who
want to make comforts vilij-embrace
this opportunity to buy prints for
20 bales nice clean cotton bat, opens
out its layers. Ladies who want to
make comforts will embrace this op
portunity to buy bat.
10 pieces plain colors and 10 pieces
stripe boucle to match, at the wonder
ful price ol 29e per yd. 'I hey are new
stylish effects and will niako a haud-
'omo dress. You have never seen
similar good.? not as pretty, for twice
the money, These goods arc not in
the store vet.
Look at this towel. 7" dozen nice
Damask towels, good quality, 7 1-2
Biggest thing on earth. 25 dozen
large size, all linen, crepe finish towels
it 12 l-2c.
This beats them all. 100 dozen Irish
and German knotted fringe, satin
damask, cream and white towels at 25
5 pieces loom damask table linen at
17 cents per yard.
5 pieces nice ail linen bleached satin
damask table linen at 4.5 cents per
5 pieces extra wide, very heavy, all
linen cream "damask tirblc linen at S5e
100 dozen nicu fringed napkins at 19
cents por dozen.
40 dozen good quality 3--1 size nap
kins at 1.85 per d07.cn.
m a day's journey from Wichita
The Supreme Court Decides That
the States Cannot Legislate
Upon the Matter of Railroad
Transportation to the
Eestvlctiusr Inter-State Commerce, a
Prerogative Possessed Solely
Oleomargarine Kegulntioua Modified
so as to Apply the Tax Only to
The District Supreme Court Dismiss
an Appeal in the Noted Cherokee
iiULi. EDTTi:n LAvr Monii'ir-D.
Washington, D. C. Oct. 25. Thccoui
mteioncr of iuternal levenuc has so modi
tJH the regulations in regard to ' the oleo
margarine law 03 to make them conform to
the opinion of the attorney general. The
components of oleomargaiine arc subject
to ta' only when made iu imitation or re
semblance of butler.
The president appointed the following
named postmasters: Fred Papier, Ada,
Minn., vice Peter Pamstadt, suspended;
BavardT. Smith, Pasadciia. Cala., vice A.
O. Bristol, resigned;Phillip Stern, Pomona,
Gala., vice Theodore Iluth, resigned .
sitiu:mi: court decision.
The supreme court rendered its decision
todav in the case of the Wabash, St. Louis
& Pacific Bailroad Co., plaintiffs in error
agaiiist the ueople of the .state of Jimiois.
The specific" alkgation'was that the railroad
company charged Elder JIcKinncy fifteen
cents per hundred pounds for transporting
goods from Peoria to New York city, and
on the same day charged Isaac Bailey and
P. O. Swanee 'twenty-live cents per hun
dred pounds for same class of goods from
Gilman, 111., to New York, Gilman being
eighty-six miles nearer than Peoria is to
New York. The discrimination, it
was claimed, wa-3 in violation of
the law of the state of Illinois, which
prohibits any charge for the transpoitatiou
of passengers or freight within the state of
Illinois proportionately greater than would
he chaiged "for the ti asportation of pas
sengers or like classes of freight over a
greater distance of the same road. The
gist of the decision is contained in the con
clusion, as follows:
"When it is attempted to apply to trans
portation through an entire terios of states
a principle of this kind, each one of the
states or half a dozen stales shall attempt
to establish 'its own rales of trans
pollution, its own methods to
prevent discrimination in rules
the deleterious iniluencc upon the freedom
of commerce among the Mates and upon
the transportation of goods through those
states cannot be over estimated. That this
species of regulations is one which must be,
it established at all, of a general and na
tional character and cannot be safely and
wisely remitted to local rules and local reg
ulations we think is clear from what has
already been said, and if it be a regulation
of commerce, as we think wc have demon
strated it is, and jc the Illinois court con
cedes it to be, it must be of that national
character, and the regulation can only ap
propriately be by general rules and princi
ples which demand that it, should be done
by the congress of the United States, under
the commerce clause of the constitution.
The judgement of the supieme court of
Illinois, which is adverse lo the railroad, is
reversed and the case is remanded to that
court for further proceeding-, in couformity
lo the above opinion by Justice 3Iillef.
Justice Bradlcj delivered a dissenting opin
ion in which the Chief Justice and Justice
Gray concmred. In this opinion it is con
ceeded 'that congress might if it :iw lit
regulate the matter under consideration,
but not haiing done so it is held that the
state docs not lose Us power to regulate the
charges of its own railroads in its own ter
ritory, simply because the goods or persons
transported have been brought from or arc
destined to a point beyond the state bor
ders. APPEAL lUeMTSPEP.
The supreme couit of this district today
dismissed the appeal taken by the govern
ment fiom the decision of the criminal
court sustaining a dcmuircr in the conspir
acy case of theL'nited States against Phil
lips, one cc lies, Known a- use Ltiero
a iri.u quat:ti;tte.
The president will leave Washington tor
New York Wednesday afternoon, and will
return the following eveninir. JIciiil be
accompanied by Secretaries Bayard, Endi-
colt and hitncy, anu possmiy other mem
bers of the cabinet. There will be no la
dies in the party.
Passenger Pool Agreed.
Chicago, Oct. 25. The memlers of the
Ohicago local pastuger committee of east
bound" road met today, all of the lines be
ing represented except the 15. & C). A
resolution wa passed that all east bound
through rates shoidd at ouce be restored to
the tariff; that no comuiNdons should Ik
paid in Chicago, nor tickets sold at fiat '
rates for les than agreed urhT. A telegram
was sent to the general passenger agent of !
the B. & O., asking if he would agree to
this program. If he nnswr-rs in the altirm
ative the light which has been going on for
a month lietweca his lint? and the Pennsyl
vania on Baltimore. Washington and Phil
adelphia busings will stop.
Chicago Quarantine Troubles.
Chicago, Oct. 25. The state live stock
commissioners, replying to a delegation of
cattle owners today, declined lo make the
fetaie responsible for the appraisal or slaugh
tering of any quarictiued distillery c&flle
until snflieient funds are placed at the dis
posal of the commission by the l,gtsiaU:re.
Sixteen cattle ai rncemx diUiltay were
slaughtered by owners today under "iaspec- j
tion of the -talt: veterinarj-;" nil were pro- j
aouaeed sound, ana the mrat will lv sold j
tomorrow. The carcass of & .cw tui
died during the night at the Pfao &i- :. a !
spirited away lief ere the vcteric&ris ltd a
chance to decide the cause of it desth: j
Milkmen's Strike. j
Cmovco. Oct. 25. Th milkmen em
loyed by the Phoenix distillery cattle
owii'-rs hac gone on a strike. They -.iy
thev have no: Ivtai paid for a. month, and
( refuse to work until they are paid. Catle
j owners say the eAttle are about dried up
and that ihey do not require Uie services o:
the men anvfuxther.
Worwicli's First Election.
Special Dispatch to the DaIIj- Eagle.
Nonwicn, Kan.. Oct. 2.1. At the first
election for city officers held here today the
following persona were elected : Mayor,
B. X. Iloag; police judge, J. W. Smith;
councilraen, II. A. Barlow, Thos. Worst
ley, J. B. Anderson, L. Shuman and W.
Botli Itoads Wanted.
8"eclal Dkpstch to tha Cally Eagle.
I . Wellington, Ivan., Oct, 23, The tv5-o
bond propositions carried in Sumner county
today by large majorities.
Associated Press Heport.
Wellington, Kau., Oct. 2o. The
county bonds proposition for the Welling
ton &" Northwestern and the Boek Island
roads carried in Sumner county todav bv
over 1,000 majority. A jubilee is now in
Damaging if True.
New Yop.k, Oct. 55. A Washington
special to the World says: Although prom
inent officials in the nav department made
light of lecent disclosures of smuggling by
naval officers the lank and fde in the ser
vice know that the apologies by oHicera of
high rank were made merely to prevent un
pleasant disclosures. An ex-corporal of
the marine corp3, now in business in this
city, gave a reporter the following chapter
onsmuggling in the navy as it came under
his owii observation: In 1SS0 I served on
board the United States ship Saratoga,
while the vessel made a European cruise.
At the naval pay station at Villa, France,
wc took on boaid quite a cargo of carpet,
rugs, etc.. marked Secretary Thompson.
Glove3, silks, laces, etc., were purchased
in large quantities, packed in sealed metal
boxes and water nroof paper. Upon the
return trip we stopped at Punchal, where
we took on board our last cargo, viz: wine.
The exact amount of wine stowed away
here, I am unable to state, but I have no
hesitation that it exceeded the quantity us
ually purchased by importers at one time.
Upon arriving in, the United States in
stead of putting into an important port, we
auchorcd in Hampton road", where they
arc never troubled by collector of customs.
The first transfer of cargo made was to the
liirlit house tender which came into the
roa Is, and to it were transferred casks of
wine marked "Babeoek." A few davs later
the Tallaposa came down from Washington
along side the Saratoga after dark and the
remainder of the cargo was taken by her.
The bulk of the cargo was marked us
consigned to such humble citizeus as Sec
retary Thompson, Gen. Sherman, Commo
dore English and others of the same stand
ing. Ot course improper use might have
been made of their names by the real smug
glers to daunt prying customs official.
Net year while still cu the Saratoga, I
went to Halifax. There we purchased the
same large amount of bottled goods, and
brought back an equally valuable cargo."
CoNCor.D, Oct. 23. Hon.
Tappan, attorney general, ir
New YonK, Oct. 23. 3irs. Cornalia 31.
Stewart, wife of the late millionaire dry
goods meichant, A. T. Stewart, died sud
denly this a. m. at 10 o'clock at her resi
dence, 31th i-trcet and Fifth avenue. Mrs.
Stewart died of congestion of the lungs,
and heart trouble, Friday she took dinner
with Mrs. Henry Vi 'ou. and on her way
home contracted a heavy coid. Saturday
she was so ill she v.'. compelled to go to
bed anil Dr. Milncr was sent for yesterday.
Mrs. Stewart grew worse' and Dr. Milncr
remained at the houue all night. At half
past nine o'clock this morning Ex-Judge
Horace Kusell called at the Stewart Man
sion and was informed that although Mis.
Stewart passed a restless night, she was
feeling better aud was able to sit up in bed
without any great eltort. At a few min
utes after 10 o'clock Ex-Judge Bussed was
surprised to learn from a messenger that
Mrs. Stewart was dead.
The funeral will bj held Thursday after
noon from her late residence, Thirty-fouith
street and Fifth avenue, Bev. Dr. Brocks,
of the church of the Incarnation, officiat
ing. The services v ill be private, and the
remains will be taken to Garden City for
interment in the tomb of A. T. Stewart.
Public services will be held in the chapel
late in the afternoon Thursday. Bishop
Littlejohn, who is in Chicago, bus been
telegraphed for and will arrive in time to
Uike part in the services. The s-ervioes
will be of the plainest description. The
casket will be covered with black velvet,
silver mounted, and be enclosed in a cedar
box in the tomb. It is said tho body will
be enclosed in a steel casket to prevent any
possible chance of theft after burial.
Mrs. Stewart was -the eldest daughter of
James Clinch, a former merchant of this
city. She was lfrn in 1802 and mar
ried to Mr. Stewart in 182:J, by the late
Bev. Dr. Mitchell. Since the death of her
husband she has led a retired life.
Held to Answer.
Cincinnati, Oct. 23. Geo. T. Ltitcr,
ex-clerk of the board of public work, was
bound over to the srand jury today in the
sum of $13,000. This afternoon he gave
some startling testimony at the examina
tion of Jas. Morgan, of the board of public
affairs, who is charged with certifying to
fraudulent vouchers. He says he got his
nephew, Jos. Peters, to personate
Jos. Meyers & Co., and draw
the moaov on a false bill; that
that Peters gave the money lo him and he j
pa.d three ufthi of it to Jos. Morgan, lie
mentioned speeia!!y where and wh-n ho
jKiid the money to Morr-nn on two of these
bills of $300 each. On cross examination
Leiter admitted that he had sworn on his
trial tha Ptter? did not personate Myers vt
Co. aud did not draw the money, but sa.'d
that lie swore in that way to s-hicld Peter-.
The cae of Morgan was" subaiiltel without
argument, aud Judge FitgeraM held Mor
gan to anvsver to tne granu jury in ina sum
of $2,000 which was given.
Locomotive Engineers in Conncll.
Ni:w York. Oct. 23. At the national
convention of the Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Engineers today a discussion of
ws s and moans for reducing assessments
in the insurance ussocialion was carried on
with the result of discovering the jreneial
belief that bcn&iHs are too large. Now a
brother Ita-in a lee or arm, his siht or
hearing, receives o,tf00. and in cass of his j
death his representative gels that amount. 5
Asfl'!"!-. have askresated in the;
pa-t year 00 per capita, and the men tar
this is more than they can stand.
Th er.areniicn goes on as excarsijn lo
New burr t--morrow.
.Vrrested on Suspicion.
Kansas City, Oct. 2.". .leil Bate?, who
lives near ladepewicacN was arrested to
day on supscic.a of ccrnpiiciiy it the mnr
def of M VaaZantlt, whose IkkIt was.
fivmd hi-t week. It is upposcd that t-vi-dence
wa? givru against him before the
rnta-l jury which has not yet been maie
public It Ls rcportcfl that Van Zandf'a
clotiiD liad bcfTi found in Gates" pcs.5?ion.
Mrs. E. Pierce obtsineii a vtrdict of
$4o,009 today for injuries received on ac
count of a Wok A sidewalk.
The W. C. T. U., the Real Heorlnes
of the Land, Unlike
Semi -Masculine, Impracticable,
Suffrage - Shrie&ing
Address Themselves to Practical
Questions Looking to tlio Eleva
tion of the Fallen.
Commendable Efforts and Noblo Re
solves on the Part of These True
Friends to Humanity.
The Jpiscopal Convention at Clijcago
Make Important Alterations to
tho Common Praycrbook.
Tho W. C. T. U. Convention.
Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 23. In the
firt section of the national Women's Chris
lion Temperance Union convention tins
morning, Mrs. B. G. Peters read herreport
as superintendent of the dcpartra2nt for
work among the lumbermen. Tho danger
of this class of men is not so much in the
camp as hi the towns they visit. She urged
the appointment of statcand local superin
tendents and through these to raise a fund
tompport missionary work anion? these
men. Mr. Davis, the pioneer missionary
among the lumbermen, said nine-tenths of
the money paid them for services went to
saloons. Mrs. J. B. Nichols, the national
superintendent of fan work, suggested
night meetings for employes on fair
grounds; also that legislative action prohib
iting the sale of liquor on fair grounds be
taken and that all influence be used against
horse racing. Miss Mary McLees, report
ing on kitchen garden work, said the ob
jects of the department were to teach girls
how to work and make their linc3 brighier.
In the second section Mary Weeks Bur
nelte, M. D., ot Illinoi:
on heredity, advocating the establish
ment of reading' clubs, women's societies
and primary classes for the advancement
and study of this question. Miss Julia
Coleman of New York read a paper ou
"Temperance Literature," stating that ten
year3 ago the work had been started with
out a dollar, since then a large publishing
house had been established, owned and con
trolled by the W. C. T. U. Kate Bun
nell of Maryland spoke of the interesting
history of the White Cross movement in
the United States. Thirty-seven states have
taken up the coeial purity question: state
superintendents have reported two hun
dred of these unions in the past year. The
White Cross movement has been started in
England, and the mode of work here
has been taken from them. The following
states have raised the age of consent
through the influence of this movement:
Colorado from 12 to IS: Washington Ter
ritory from 15 to 10; Nebraska from 10 lo
12. In Massachusetts the legislature has
made the penalty equal to both sexes who
Fiom Iowa cornea the report that this sin
in that state has increased nine-tenths per
cent. The age of consent was raised at
the last legislative session from .12 to 13.
The speaker thought the time to redeem
fallen women was when they had t!r?t sin
ned. In third section ?Ju. F. E. Harper, na
tional superintendent of work among the
colored people of the north, reported, that
Miss alar' Allen Wet, superintendent
of training schools, reported on four
schools conducted the past year.and recom
mended that they be increased to ten dur
ing the coming year. She stated that Mrs.
Sherman offered the use of Mt. Carrol, 111 ,
seminary lo the national W. C. T. U. for a
training-school ou condition that an endow
ment be made.
Iu flic afternoon the recommendation? of!
the executive committee were taken up;
that referring to the proposed department
of work among Mormon women, with
3irs. Newman, superintendent, was put
over whether tho national superintendent
has a right to open lines of work in states
without consultation with officers led to a
I he old olucers were re-eiccleu lor tne
ensuing year a.3 follows: President, Fran
ces E. Villard, Evinsvillc, 111.; corres
ponding secretary, Mrs. Caroline B. Buell,
of Connecticut; recording secretary, Mrs.
Alary A. Wood bridge, Ohio; treasurer,
T!-,2 P-)ti.r T'uifh ?.! TVnndliriitiTf. rn.
appointed as assTsiar.f secretary Mr. L. T. j
N. Stevens of Maine.
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The Episcopal Convention.
...?""! SZZZZJSS CS:
chairman of the committee on evangelistic
each resolution was generally overwhelm-
ingiy m favor of tiic proposed Change. Of
4'J dWcse clerical dtKgatcs -13 voted aye,
of 11 diueesc lay delegates. 36 votoi aye
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n;gu;iori5animorc,wiH:re ce -. J
in 111 lllC l(.iuii m let.'." " " v.u
Lutheran General connett.
Ciiicaio. Oct. 2j. I he J.u.ncran gen-
era! couaml spent a farge pari oiim aty in
revising tue tonus u in
sional service. At tomorro
m jnxouc con.ee-
.i m -. ltd nniTinTwi rw m.nrr I'Tcwir
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tant business of the day was in rtkdk lo
VZOTtL. V IU L'v 4,VUW" w
home misskns. A ph for recopJruciiBg
Print ilUI Strike.
Cns?Tr.i:. Pa-. Oct.
A arlkp oc-.
ow MoT-'inn of the V.Hn of lita-Hci' re-; a inconceivable extent as fuel. A toco-. on vrhMcr. Uatte Browa fe a
con.idewuiou of ti a plan 01 JUa.iau re instance, with a few callow of Sector Brown. The report -
T- T.rt hn.A UT.iit-- tt-ti niim. U.U CsIliUi "i V-"
SncSnc? ff-l! IrranS" CnW would Invt- a npply of "furl ,nfll- y ago JJgr x
Sed c Z& The houT o denutici cicnt to run it from Pitfcburg to Chkao, of thai rAc of mMm
StxS and an ocamstcamtrwouH require but a The auui wwd i-o s -
eigh v p?c aitcraiinns ajul BLIW.WM m the m Jn M py- lc M,terfor eourt
IKWJK Ui t'UliilllUi UirtHi. 1 U " Uil a t 1
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Sif J?2r! K&SiPwVconwciioawHh Ite southwest' m ,odha.at N- 1 -f
wiflako Ijc discus?!. ArchuHiKW .,ai- tfn,friM 'vfwlav rid 1'irlr rw-'1 s ii
pointr.ofNewilcsico.acoompaiiie.JArch- ffh eouL . Jfc toj. i M wrw -
ii-Jiop Kcnrick. Taken L'nder Advkimxtt. l irVttl V ' ' ..
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ioperaterlwas presented br Hm. .V. GASSXT ' ' ' '
IW.ibber. The plan wj referred to the i atmmK' : - !.tu.trHoi U viM.
comimittcc un finance to report up3 ii -to Pire in WaaliinstOM. , f 0 , ,v -
hpminoL 5 WjlmttsctoS. Oct t3. Ffe UncS; mii. ' , , . , V. . ,
thA riPl MM? CEKK1 lJHCU UIW wr WM3 iu , tJ .-1.. ..-C, 1.mi1 irr futT- f - -i . I . .
currcd at Eddysloa print it tadsr nisjgj, tpttotl to sdxio? feiibJif sod
account of a prlnU'r. wag3 net bdng in- (Jeatitneii uopety vald at $30,OfM Dxr-
crevca a ua, re J.-"" --- ?T
T . t.I - ...r4 Ka mm iivlr
arc now sioppcj, auji oac Miwiwaati aEiii
v. ;Ia f.-ai-r
LatJi; aiic jjv-..
Geronimo and His Warrior?. I
PKTruoLi.FIa.. Oct. 25. Gf ronimo i
arrived todav and ii confined ivitb founcen
other "warriori at Pt. Hckeas en Santa
Rosa -Uland opr-oate Pcnsacola.
Wouldn't Take the Snub.
East Svginaw. Mich., Oct. "25. Two
years am Thos. B. Barrv, of the executive
board, li". of L.. was elected to the state
legislature by the combined vote of the
Democrats and Workingmen. A re-nomination
w:is refused him and today he is out
as an independent labor candidate for the
I Nsw York, Oct. 23. Jas. D. Ec:l was
tonight nominated uy the Democrats for
congress in the Third diatrict.
Pittsjjct.g. Pa OcL 23. The Detno-
Ferhtic committee at a meeting at Greens-
bun: today endorsed Gniiert h. IJatlerty.or
this city, for congresc! in the- Twenty-first
diatrict, thereby settling the dispute jis to
who was the regular nominee, Hafferty or
Blaiue in Pennsylvania.
Washington, Pa.. Oct. 23. At the as
sembly of the students ot Washington aud
Jefferson college this morning lion. Jas. G.
Blaine was present by invitation of the
trustees and faculty. 1 le was accompanied
by his uncle, Hon. Jno. O. Ewing, now 90
years of age. In his add road of welcome
President Mottat referred to the i-mer as
the oldest living graduate, and to Mr.
Blaine as the most distinguished. 3fr.
Blaine was invited to give some reminis
cences of his own college life. In response
he thanked President Moffat for his allu
sion to Mr. Ewing, the speaker's venerable
and respected kinsman, but he took e.vep
tions to the over-characterisation f hiuv
self. Continuing he said:
I remember too well when 1 was a stu
dent in these halls the long INt of men,
older graduates, whom 1 had the honor to
look upon and at whose feet I felt proud
The cordial reception he hn.l received
had moved him deeply and the recullec
tioiu which rushed upon him as he stood
there almost stopped his power of speech.
He always regarded the college as his great
benefactor uiiU protector, the agency which
was given to him through life, the influ
ences, which have at alf times been of in
estimable service to him during his college
days from lSiotol817.
The gre it artery of travel was the na
tional road connecting the east and the
west. This gave the students ftequ-nt op
portunity to see and hear many of the emi
nent public men of that era. Mr. Clay.
Col. Benton, Bichard M. Johnson and John
J. Crittenden were not unfamiliar figures
pre-entcd for the admiration and homage
of their youthful minds. lie referred with
pleasure to their old college associates and
suggested to the students, if they hud not
already done it, to more determination to
conform their proceedings to the accepted
canons of parliamentary law. Afti r re
ferring feelingly to the faculty of his col
lege days, Mr. Blaine in closing ni-f
I hope you will profit by all the advan
tages 3 ou enjoy hero today, and 1 hope
that thirty-nine ears afttr your graduati-a
you may "look hack to your alma mnter
with the affection and the gratitude which
I this morning feel.
Pirrsnunc, Oct. 23. lion. J. G. Bla'ne
arrived in thi- city at 2 o'clock this after
noon and was at once driven to the resi
dence of Chairman B. F. Jones, of the
National P.cpublio.in committu-, of Irwin
avenue, Allegheney CU'. ThLi evening he
was tendered a private reception, which
was one of the most elegant affairs of the
'-easnn, and ou .ccount of tho trip :V:id of
him for tomorrow it was necessarily ,'iort.
Tomorrow evening he starts on his tour
through the Atlantic coal region'. From
there "lie goes to New York, w here it is
said he wifl speak iu Ixh&lf of Theo Hose
velt, the Hcpiibliean candidate for mayor.
A Br11t.1l Assault.
Chicago, 111., Oct. 23. Mrs. Mary Do
lan and Miss Nora Moran were assaulted
bv a negro last night on Sixty-third street.
The purpose of the assault "was robbery,
and the assailant succeeded in setting $10
from Mr3. Dolan. The wemuu screamed
for help, and the negro knocked Mn. Dy
lan to the ground with his fist. A baby
the unfortunate women carried -t up a
cry as it was dashed violently to the side
walk, and the ruffian made a viriyus kick
at it which took effect in the mcthcr'a abdo
men, rendcriair her unconscious. The
brute then kicked the prostrate woman in
the face and on the bend till she presented
a frightful appearance. She will probably
die. 'The negro picked up her baud satchel
and started away on a run. He overtook
Miss Moran, felled her to the ground by a
blow with his list, then choked nod kicked
her until bhe, too, wa scuse!is3 and bleed
ing. The negro escaped.
A Gaay Theory.
Pirrsuuno, Pa.f Oct. 23. Chambers
Miller of Sewickly, Pa., holds the theory;
that natural gas is confined in the earth in ;
a fluid state and he has just filed a caveat
for n patent which is deigned to conduct
this fluid to the surface and into receptacles
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CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS
Two Hunting Parties In
Territory Broken Up
Accidental Shooting of Simon
Smallwood, of Ohio,
Mistaken for a Wild Turkey by G. A.
Hurray, of Comanche County
Hon. G. YT. Insley, of Harper Conuty,
Instantly Killed by the Accidental
Discharge, of Ills (Juu.
Tho 2iej:ro LafTerty, Who Murdered
Hid Wifo at Leavenworth, Cuts
Hin Own Throat.
Fatal Accident. "
SrcJat Dlsr-atdi t tae Oalljr Basic.
Coldwatkk. Ivan.. Oct. 23. A ivro
ncr's inquest wa; held hut night at tho
town of Avilla, ten miles south of here,
over the Iwdy of Simon Smallwood. who
was accidentally slnt aad killed by O. A
Alurray on the evening of the 20th. "Tho
tragedy occurred twenty-fivts miles nih of
Coldwatcrin the Indian Territory. Tho
facts as learned from the tclintmy rt tho
inquest are, briefly as follows:
Smallwood was a rid(mt of Old , and
waj on a visit to t is relative in lLrp,r
county. A company was made up wi 1 a
few days ago they started to the Ti rnt ry
on a hunting expedition. A party t - hi
ing of Mr. Wm. C. Stuckey, on t f the
prominent farmers of Comaneho c- u.ty,
with his brother, who is wiling lain. al.d
Mr. Murray, his" brother in law, who rk Ava
in the southeast part of this count), wrp
aKo oft for a little rccreutiuu and spur ami
on the evening above mentioned hapjx n nl
tube in the immediate neighborh j! .f
the Harper county party, in far: a t' ki f
turkeys that had "been muted wjw king
followed by members of both pirtfii.
Smalhvood "was in a thicket of und.rbru h
where the turkeys wire seen to m :I and
Murray was following a simdl ra in lead
ing to the thicket. Both were tnain r ue
of the peculiar call known as tho "tnrk j
call.' They were in seventy flw r 1 1 of
each other when Murray saw what h lp
p.wul to be .1 turkey moving iu the thi. ' t
and at once llred. "Sinallwood wi ro 1 1" rk
vest and a brown hunting coat. '1 !. 1 M
a :!S Winchester, entered bin nhdonx n ill
llow tho point of the sternum n.d id d
in the dorsal vertebra. Murray hir; i
ly after the shut ru4ied into the t'..'ktt
but Smullwood was dead before he r I
him. The jury rendered a verdict 1 f t:
dental homicide."' The body was n'- n d
at Avilla today.
. Accidentally Hhot.
Hauvi:u, Kan , Oet. 23. Word ha, JuM
been received that (.. W. In-dcy, nrr'iiii
nent man of Attica, thin connir, v. u a
(kntaliy hhot )eterilny. He was h Mug
and the jar of the wagwu tiic-' nr I tl 5
gun, the contents entering his 1 II
was a candidate for register of di id- t tl e
last election and formerly of W.i 1 I tt
He will be buried by Msuhum tomcrr -
Peeda of a )Uzy Demon.
Vai.i.bv Falu, Kau., Oct. I v
Latterly, the utro who k bnit d?r .
iitrel his wife ami then eet flr" t 1 r
clothing, after w.turatlit thrm w' . I
oil, at l.eveimurth last Friflay niglit ( mo
to the residence of hU brntlwr irvU i J hti
Martin, Uings't indcagouth aud tf
thw city, and lat night about T o't t I. k t
hold of n large butchir knlfu aad 1 . r
desperate effort to ixl hl Hf, t ' 1 ' n
gash in hw throat f"r Inrlw lor , c -1
plctcly severing hts wiwi plpr i! i -
brought to town about 10 '! i'vi
morning and given medical tr . -t
Marshal Walter, of Leavenworth, a l .r
nwUuuita came for Lafferty this a' ' 11
and took Mm lck with them by ' f
A (-hi nn. r.afferiv will tirobablv M
hia wounuj If he fa not lyncbci! U f r f A
Kansas City, Oit. 25. A Lca-vi rt'i
?jiccial y$. Baucrty, Uw wife i-. r,
arrived hero thi aftarnoon and w tkn
to the punitorr.iary for safe uf t A
crowd vwftetl the jail beat ujkso '
and would be nat&ncd onh' af'T r "
through the jail aal oasnrhf th I-'
that Iaffeitv wa not there.
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