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WICHITA, KANSAS. THLEESDAY MOBNIK&, DECEMBER 2, 1886.
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Profit By It This Week.
Before opening and placing on sale our numerous at
tractions for the Holidays, we are going to
and will unload a large quantity of goods at less money
than it cost to manufacture them. Sale to be
gin Monday and last through the week.
Of Striped Jersey Flannels,
so cents, win ue uiuseu. urns
rf t.ho Tips:!-, .f.p.nr?a.-rrl nrint?;. nfirfect in everv re
spect and includes a case of fine style robes. The
entire lot will be closeu this week at
2,000 pounds fine quality Cotton Batts, pure clean
cotton, no trash, opens in layers and is worth 15c
This week will be closed at
Canton Flannel. 50 pieces will be slaughtered this
week; will be. we might say, given away at
3 3-4 CENTS.
Oil red Figured Print goods, usually sold at 10c
must go this week at the nominal price of
4 3-4 CENTS
Two cases of the best quality and finest styles
dress gingham ever put upon this market will be
closed this ween: at
Gray Blankets, f'ne quality, and good sellers at
ips.fo win OS cioseci out ea,ny tms wettis. u-o
Fine White Blankets, well
New furs with muffs to match just received, also anoth
er large lot of plushes in exclusive styles and new
A large lot in colored novelty goods. They are very de
sirable. Call and see them.
Corner Douglas av. and Market St.
Boots and Shoes.
We sell no Shodclv Goods and our con
stantly increasing patronage assures
us that the methods we originally adopted
is the only one that is strictly just
between the buyer and seller.
Our stock is always the Largest in our
' ONE PRICE-Aih! that
All o-oods are q-uaranteed to be exactly
In all eases where goods are not satisfac
tory, you are allowed to return them
and the money is cheerfully refunded. If
you want to do business with us
eonie and see us.
S. W Corner Douglas Ave. and Market St.
former price 75 and
weeis. iiu uue uuo yriue
8 1-3 CENTS.
worth $4.75, will be
Always tlie Lmst
Continuance of the Hearing of
Lady Campbell's Suit
Practices of Lady Colin in Cor
responding "With and
Her Lovers Who Tripped Lightly up
to the Stairway to the Witching
Siren's Chambers; or, as
Oft in the Stilly JCight the Dnko she
Slyly Sought and Alone Re
turned in the Morning.
A Sensation Produced by the Recan
tation of Previous Allegations
Made by a "Witness on
MISTRESS AND MALD.
A "Witness for the Defense Recants
Her Original Statements.
Jj0XD0, Dec. 1. Hearing of the Camp
bell divorce suit resumed todav. Kosa
Baer, formerly lady's maid to plaintiff.
testified for the defense. She said the
Duke of Marlborough frequently visited
Lady Colin Campbell; usually come in the
afternoon; Avas shown to the drawing.
"Witness never saw any familiarity between
Lord Colin Campbell and Mary Watson in
June, 1S82. Lady Colin who was at the
time in company with Lady Mile.-, called
witness. Lady Miles told witness she had
blackened her mistress' character and mu
leave. Lady Colin gave her 10, four only
being due as wages aiid told witness to tell
the servants in explanation of her depart
ure that her father was ill, and she was go
ing home. Lady Colin added, witness
said, that she considered witness a sister,
and not a servant, and kissed her good bye,
saying it was Lord Colin Campbell who
had dismissed her.
Witness had posted letters daily to the
Duke of Marlborough. She sometimes
took them to his house. Lady Colin used
to leave the hou-e at 8 in the evening aud
return as late as ? o'clock on the following
morning; on some of these occasions wit
ness would accompany her mistress a short
distance from the house aud there be told
to return. On these expeditions Lady
Colin usually carried along a ft It hat con
cealed in her cloak. Sometime- in un
dressing Lady Colin after her return from
these absences -witness found her dress
partially disarranged. Witness found a
gentleman's handkerchief iu Lady Colin's
room at Leigh court. Plaintiff said she
knew to whom it belonged, and took it.
Once witness heard somebody after mid
night ascending the stairs. Lady Colin
coughed; the person then entered the door
of the room adjoiniug plaintiff's; the door
of the room was shut, aud witm - w:is dis
missed. Next day witness found evi
dence that the room had been occupied by
two persons. Once witness heard the Duke
of Marlborough in Lady Colin's room dur
ing the afternoon. On one occasion while
witness was brushing Lady Colin's hair
after midnight, somebody on the outside of
the room tried the door and finding it
locked departed. Witues-. saw Chief bliaw
walking outride the houcc. Theresas a
carriage in waiting; the carriage went away
and Chief Shaw entered the house. Wit
ness often mailed letters to Chief Shaw
from Lady Colin.
Being cross-examined witne.v. admitted
she cried "when she was dismissed from
Lady Colin's service, that she said '-he wa-s
sorry she had talked to tho servants, she
admitted she had written to Lady Colia
and that pkinliff never answered her let
ters. Counsel for plaintiff cross examined
Mivs Baer very closely. She admitted
that two weeks ago she had signed a state
meat that Lady "Colin dismissed her be
cause she knew too much about her, that
she thought it neccssarv to Ladv Coliu
thought she would expose her. Being
asked to explain how it came that she
signed such a statement and now admitted
itV,-as untrue, witness said ' I thought it
was true then: I think it untrue now."
(This recanti '.Ion caused accusation among
tho audience. Continuing under close
f-rcss-evaminatiou, witness admitted the
Duke of Marlborough always called upon
Lad- Colin during the usual visiting hour;
he came twie, tin ice, sometimes five times
weekly. Witness posted letters to the
Duke of Marlborough every day. some
times twice a day.
On one occasion when she took letters
to the Duke's residence she put them into
the letter-box, rang the bell and ran away
home: she had been instructed to do this
on these occassion--. Witness admitted the
statements she had made oil direct exami
nation that she found iu undressing her
that Lady Colin's dre-s was open at the
back, skirt disarranged, petticoats out of
order on occasions when plniutiif left
home early in the evening anil returned iu
the earh morning. It was not true. Wit
ness had not found Lady Colin's dress un
laced, she had found her peticoat unhooked
once. Beinjr further pressed Avitaes-- ad
mitted that it was not her petticoat but her
skirt simply unhooked so that she could j
see her petticoat beneath the skirt that j
was all Under further pressure Miss Baer
admitted that she never suspected anything j
wrong between Lady Colin Campbell and '
any person but the Duke of Marlborough.
Witness admitted that in 1S:?4, and six j
weeks ago, she signed statements alleging
that she went to Leigh court during Christ-'
mas holiday with Lady Colin Campbell, !
describing the jMsition of the rooms oc-,
cupied by her mistress and the Duke of !
Marlborough as adjoining, further alleging
that the Duke paid great attention to Iady j
Colin. Witness, however, now admitted
it was a mistnke. that it all occurrud at '
Eister. This testimony caused another
sensation. Co.inel for plaintiff added
more pressure; Miss Baer linally admitted j
that the Duke of Marlborough was not at j
Leigh court at Christmas, "also admitted '
that statements made in direct exarain-ati-m
about hearing some one
ascending? the stairs after midnight one ,
night and enter the room adjoining Lady ;
Colin's, and ending a gentleman's hand-,
kerchief in Lady Colin's room next morn
ing, and other indications that to per-on?
occupied me room, were untrue, a uses?. .
in her original statement, she contended.
did not say two persons had occupied the
room on the occasion referred to: witae
onlv remembered this incident las; week.
Nearly every one of Miss Baet's admi
skwis under cross-examination provoked !
excitement and sensation m view- ot their
damaging effect upon that sale of the case
which was largely built upon what she had
previously stated in writing.
FALSIFYING THE FACTS.
Elaine's Personal Relations "With
Party Leaders Incorrectly Stated.
Bosto-V, Mass., Dec. 1. The Herald
prints a letter from Ex-Secretary Wm. E.
Chandler, concerniig the relations which
existed between President Arthur and J.
G. Blaine while Blaine remained in Ar
thur's cabinet and subsequently, which
says the assertion made at length and in
various forms, that "Blaine determined to
remain at tlie head of the state department
or be turned out," the secretary of state
supposed that had he succeeded that Ar
thur would not dare disturb him; an imJ
mediate quarrel with the president, which
led to his quitting the cabinet arose from a
breach of good faith regarding instructions
given to Trescott," "soon after Blaine
was forced to resign on account of a differ
ence of opinion between himself and the
president on the South American policy;"
from that time on Blaine and family
were strangers at the White house" this
enmity was intensified by tire result of the
last presidential election, and Arthur and
friends were accused of covertly assisting
by their indifference at least the triumph
of President Cleveland this is nearly all a
tissue of falsehoods.
The resignations of members of the Gar
field cabinet were all placed in President
Arthur's hands immediately after he took
the oath of office, aud the president asked
the several gentlemen to remain in office
until there could be fuller conference. Next
day, Blaine asked the president at what
date he would probably be released from
the state department, and the latter replied
that he desired Blaine remain until the
Yorktown celebration of October 19th
should be over, and the entertainment of
French and German visitors should be
completed. Blaine, of course, consented.
Soon after Congress convened and on the
day on which Prtlinghuysen had signified
that he desired to commence official duties,
Blaine left the department. During all
this period he saw Blaine frequently and
he conversed with me freely, manifested
to me no desire whatever to remain in the
president's cabinet- and signified no such
wish to the president." The president
urged him to accept the appointment of
Minister to England which Blaine declined
with thanks, aud they parted in a friendly
The Herald of Saturday last states' that I
did not speak to President Hayes on the
late fuueral occasion. This is untrue. I
greeted him rcspectfullv. The refusal of
Blaine to accept Senator Edmunds' hand is
to be regretted. Blaine's assigned reason
was that two days before, there had been
made public a ktt r written by Edmunds iu
Spring of 18b5, which impeached Blaine's
personal integrity. Blaine has a rigfit to
dniw this inference from the letter, but
considering the surroundings he should
have reciprocated Edmunds' salutation,
lie acted, however, from a sudden impulse
and thereby widened the breach, which,
like that with Conkling. ought never to
ha7e existed. While our great Republi
can leaders quarrel the party suffers, and
by reason of such difference loses the presi
dential election. It is for the interest of the
country that such purely personal contro
versy should not arise or continue be
tween prominent leaders of either party."
Intervention of tho French.
Pap.is, Dp. 1. M. Roquet, secretary
of tlie Parisnunicip.il council, forwarded
to United States Minister McLane, a peti
tion adopted bv the council Nov. 2, a-k-ing
for his intercession with the governor
of Illinois iu behalf of the condemned
Chicago anaichKts. McLane sent the fol
lowing reply: As the petition h designed
for the governor of Illinois, and made w ith
the object of sparing human life. I will
not refuse my as-ilance if you per-M in
demauding it, but allow me to iuforn you
that in the present case it is uelea3 You
can, as I, address yourself direct to the ex
ecutive of Illinois who alone has the power
granting pardon Without raising any ob
jection to the accomplishment of your
wish, I beg you will rest assured capital
punishment is .applicable in no state of tho
union to political offense, it is prescribed
only for odious crimes against public weal,
such as murder and rape, committed under
aggravated circumstances and with pre
meditation. In political matters there ex
ists in the United States moderation which
even profound disagreements are powerless
to alter. In the dlscu-siou of great politi
cal and social problems touching the
well fare of workers we proceed
with wide liberty, showing the spirit
of fraternity and tolerence which renders
violence inexcusable and always pred judi
cial to its authors. When a majority pro
nouncis every one submit- If this great
and salutary principle of riving expression
to the will of the majority, which forma
the basis of American institutions, be not
inaugurated. KK-iai order founded on liberty
aud fraternity will collapse and society f -til
once more into chacs."
McLane, at Roquet's request, consented
to submit tlie -ouncir.s petition to Gov.
Coktlanu, N. Y., Dec. 1. In the Anti
Saloon Republican state convention today
the name of the organization was discussed
for two hours. Several -peakers expressed
the fear that this convention is going too
far. General Cnw&v declared that cater
iug to prohibition would kill the move
ment. Dr. Ball, of Buffalo, insi-ted that
the suppression of thu manufacture and
sale of Hqjors is the goal. The name New
York Statt Temperance Republican asso
ciation was finally adopted. 1 1 was decided
to include high license among the measures
of temperance progress, with the further
provision that the league will exert its in
fluence to secure the nomination through
the Republican cjiucue-$ind conventions of
candidates for offices favorable to the
league's object Albert Griffin, chairman
of the National Anti-Saloon league, ad
dressed tlie convention. E. J. Foster, of
Iowa, spok- this evening. The convention
Re Chauged His Plea.
St. Louis, Dec. 1. The Brazilian note
cases took Ha unexpected turn today in the
United States district court. Joseph II.
While, -who ha been confined in the cny
jail on a charge of altering forged certifi
cates purporting to be Brazilian treasury
notes, sent for the dinrict attornev and in
Simat.'d hi desire to withdraw his" pa of
"not guilty' and throw himself on the mer
cy vt tuc court. This he did later in the
day and the jarr returned a verdict of
guilty " He Was tiiea remanded to jail,
eoU?- being deferred. His brother Lu
cas Whitc ia awaking trial at St. Charles,
y.o . charged with the same oilenae. It Is
tiK.ughi tlsftt h will recetv-- a light sen
tence, iaa&nuch a he tarn"d state's evi
A Etami-Ofi. Sn to Speak.
VqktiJsd. Ore.. Dec L OusaaJ re
turn; fnaL the two disputed counties in
Washington territory are received and
make the legislature RepebHcae on joint
ballot by wo majority. The oilids. vote
on delegates gives Chas. S. Yoorhce, Dan
ocrat, a majority of 3,l2.
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL i
Our Gouty Chief Executive Com
pelled to Disappoint
Commissioner Coleman, Our Na
Submits his Second Annual Report
to tho President, in Which ho
Discnsaes at Length
Contagions Cattle Diseases and Thoir
Baneful Bffect Upon Farming
and Kindred Interest to all.
The Railroad Commissioner Reports
the Union Pacific in Satisfactory
Condition Public Debt.
Washington, D. C, Dec. 1,1a. in.
The following are the indications for Mis
souri and Kansas: Generally fair weather,
variable winds, stationary temperature.
tug tresiuent indisi'ohed.
Washington, D. C, Dec. 1. The
president has been confiucd to his room for
two or three day by a slight, but annoying,
attack of rheumatism, and has for this
reason been obliged to deny himself to all
callers, except cabiuet officers. He is
feeling someAvhat better today. The presi
dent has suffered before but this is the
first attack he has had since ho entered the
The president today appointed the fol
lowing'postmasters: 'W. D. F. Whitsitt,
Pleasant Hill. Mo., vice C. L. Mayd, sus
pended; N. W. Xoell at Cisco, Texas, A-ice
David Iledtkld, suspended.
THE BEST FED NATION.
Norman J. Colman, commissioner of ag
ricultnre, today submitted his second an
nual report to the president. Ho describes
in general terms the progress made in
agriculture during recent years, aud tho
conditions Avhich contribute to make this
"the best fed nation on the globe." He
sets forth at length the benefits to be de
rived and expected from agricultural ex
periment stations. The stations aud col
leges of the several ttates are urged to
enlarged experiment beyond present re
sources, as they often fmd themselves
"striking new leads" which they cannot
follow at all for Avaut of means; hence the
general interest in the bill now be
fore congress "for the establishment
of agricultural experimental, in
connection Avith agricultural colleges" and
the prevalent opinion of its importance and
the desire for its early enactment. No
measure, he ays, is uoav pending or pro
posed of greater import, or bearing a
brighter promise of deep-seated and lasting
benefits to the agricultural interests of the
United Stajcs in nil their branches. In
commenting upon the Avork of the bureau
of animal industry he describes the spread
of pluro-pueumonia and says. Every
effort possible under the existing laws has
been made to locate the diseased animals
and isolate all that have been exposed. It
AA'ould have been most fortunate if every
animal exposed to the disease and liable to
contract it could haAe been slaughtered
aud tho contagion thus aoided. With a
disease of this character at Chicago it has
been truly said that the cattle industry of
this country lias mieiieu a cn-is. here
can be no doubt that it will
Imj seen and
Avidely disseminated unless prompt and
effectual action can le instituted for its
speedy suppression. liven now it may
west and the investigations of the next
year -will probablv bring other outbreak
to light. The matter h a. most important
one, overshadowing in urgency all others
affecting our agricultural population, and
of vital interest also to everv consum -
,.r nf beef of milk, of butter,
and of cheese. To prevent the spread of b- would say nothing ade from the
this scourge which has alreadv graitlv statement that "Docs statement was a lie.
offftinirrfnr,.;m urn! intiT-ititte mm With difficulty he escaped the rcpnrUr
merce, additionalleirLslatiou bv congress is ; " pnxx-eded to hw roadenci- A report
now essential. Much valuable Avork ha j w called on him the re at 9 o clock. II
already lxsrn done iu Maryland, aad the ' " P"d came to the door with hia. lie
danger of the dijsemination of the conla- j f ! J, collected as though called
-ion from that slate has bjen greatly lea- 1 1? door on a matter of business of tho
scned. No Avork has been done in tlte state ' eimplest kind
of New York because it Avai evident the When asked about the statement made
appropriation not sufficient to secure . by Wibjon today thai he w hut father,
any favorable re-uitH there on account of. Mr Mooii a&id: "It w a lie, a downright
the infection. The d:ca.e aino exists in j right lie. " He then said: "ify d
New .Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia. ' has ath-bed ine not to talk with nay of the
but the state authorities have not nccejted . newspaper men on the subjisrt, o you will
the rules and regulation of the excuse me If J decline to be interviewed,
department for co-op.'rati m. I greatly re bat you can see that he U Bearing the end
gret the necessity of announcing the exist- of his rope. Just see how desperate the
ence of this dangerous di-teaac over such a man is in getting up auch a story as that."
Avkie area, but the serious results to be ap- j Mr. Moon declined to tatc nrtbUi fur
prehended from it make it imperative that ther.
the truth shouki be known in order that j
such legislative action may he taken as is' Tit for Tat.
indicated by the emergency' I Chicago. Dec. 1. Wiilk P. Dickinse.
Upon fore-i planting lie ;. there w , Hoger of the board of trade, and former
practically no reproduction attempted or emplove of the defunct firm of W. K Har
forest planting done Avorth mentioning io , vcr A'Co. . ha been stwoeaded from the
comparison wun wit enormous annual con- bognf 0 mag Utr eight week oo a cftarge
sumption. As a firat step of reform, he say ' 0f dishonest conduct toward hw former
undulrtedty the land policy of the United j employers. The cae b been under coav
Stakfe in the timbered regions require- s idcratioo for OTer two uMAths Th
a change according to omdilions of tb-r- f charges aaiost Dickuwon were preferrad
1srsalitis, TlfvHHtK ihi vi'vil .4mnlf -k hirh k-t- V A f'ltJLm vlu. wm wmivmr tr
-.i .l . i
th-goA-ernment mayw-t in Ukns bett
care oi iv oaah timoer tana-, ,u migni ap-1 Dtcktavm was cwpiored. iSotn Lrtttea
proprintely extend its op-ration- by plant dea and Harvey were hW month sntpeadoA
inc on a large scale in bodies of .several , fOT xly days each on cater-eJttrgcs
contigucHis sections in thtjureeleas states aal broughtby Dickinton
territories of the West. The military re '
ervations in these state, ownel bv the zea '
eral government, wouki form a most dear- Preparing for thttncampment.
able field of operation Onlv bv uch ex-! St. Ixrts. Mo.. Dec 1 General Lodes
tensive planting can a desirable" modifies- j Fairchiki, of Madison. W . commander
tion of the extremes of climate on the ! m-chkrf of the Grand Army of the liepob
xfirm Tlin fa oxaecu. '. He arrived in this city today to attend the
The mnimia-ioner calls
Uectfoa to the
nl f fund to b? vised ia Tending srec-.
iaHsts to foreign oountrits in m-pome io ! at which arr&ogemeats fr the aationci e-invitatRm-
to "take part ia scksiUifc iaresti- campsieot w b held in tto city next jer
cation of all sons. He thinks report sn to be perfected. The following mem
made from the standpoint of the need of bers of the committee are in lUendBsoe at
the couaU'v instead of from the fcreiga the meeting. R D V.0m. Chirag.
view would be verv reloaUe. Sml Harpsr. I1Btabor. R Dtia, Toie
T3E PCBUc"tE3rT .TW3tT lv' L'
Sb-. the total interest-feeariajj debt with "
mterest. $1 4,0C0.G09. tot! debt. $1,715. .pfce ptnleai I'riaa Donna-
OQO.00. debt ks available ca intern-. ,. r ,. n, . -rhJk.
?i.3Pl.VJ0.0(. net ah in tbe trewury. JJtSJi ZZETZl 2T
f4O.000.000. total ditto. 3J.G0W&. ' "ZTtaSSS SSril to
duction of debt for November. f3.0K.OQ0. , JZ3& &FZ
RAiLJto.iD comiao5KK's KCrofcT. dimrtoa of the company ad tomU
The annual report of Gen. Jtn. E. John- iheaa am ofScial report of )hoe. ??
.-ion. cmnmkifotiee of railmd-, ha bM-n ilsdx troable&. It is dd he tfcrol's ks
ShsA with the secretary of the ltrkr aad reica from the prtmieacy it the bo&ad
ws; made tiabttc todav. Of the Lmoa Pa-
dSc Ibdlrbiwi compecy the coeniaoser
y that on ht &snsl tonr of m-pecuon
he fonad the property in cxeulteat condi
tion. Accompanying i a detailed nate
men of the company naisct! conditioa.
READS LIKE A ROAIA'CE.
Csst-ofTSon Tells? the
Story of Ills
i Providence, R. I., Dec. 1. Unable to
bear the strain any longer. Doc ilson
this morning, broken down in health and
weeping like a child, told the great secret
that existed between him'and H. L. Moen,
of Worcester, so many years. The story
was told in the p.-esence of four reputable
citizens who furnished it to the press: I
am looked upon as a blackmailer, he said.
and those who believe I have been bleed
ing that old man held me in as much con
tempt as a yellow dog; but I will stand it
no longer. I am more sinned against than
sinning, and now the truth shall be known.
3Iy name is not Wilson, nor am I the son
of" Jonas Wilson. My father is the man
who is accusing me of blackmail and
named Levy Moen. the lawful son of II.
L. Moen, of Wcrccster.
Wilson then went on to tell the story of
his birth and the wrong done him by his
father. His story is that he is the son of
Moen's first wife, that he was born a few
months after marriage, Moen being a dea
con and professionly high-toned Christian
did not wish to face "the scandal of the
early birth of his first born, so a bargain
was" made with Jonas Wilson, of Danilson,
Conn., atage driver, by which the babe
was transferred to the latler's care and
brought up as Wilson's boy and lived and
toiled in the humble sphere to which he
says Moen consigned him, and it was not
until he avss a young man grown that he
learned the secret of his birth. For that
secret he Avas indebted to his supposed
father, Jonas Wilson, who being on his
death bed told him a ho he was. After
Wilson died the a ouug fellow sot off for
Worcester, met his father face to face.
Their first meeting, Wilson says, Avas
exactly as has been described. He did
meet Moen that morning and after obser--ing
signs of Avealth and luxury that he de
manded of ?iIoeu some reparation for the
Avrong done one avIio should share to all.
Moen at first refused to acknoAvledgc the
lad and would have driven him forth, but
the boy faced his millionaire parent dcti
antly, "upbraiding him for the wrong done
his mother and himself. He said I Avill
force you to acknowledge mc and the
world "shall know avIio you are. Then.
Doc. says the banker became alarmed and
gaAe hiin AlOO. By appointment he met
Moen next day, and he consented to shield
his father from shame. His father had
meantime married again after the death of
Doc's mother, aud married into a family
which Avould have scorned Moen had they
known of the scandal Then according
Wilson's story, the AYilsons avIio knew t!u
secret of his parentage and seeing that Doc
had money and knowing it came from
Moen, began to urge claims upon him.
their demands increaned and to satisfy them
he had to apply to Moen for money and in
that Avay much of the sum recci'ed from
the banker Avas spent. WiWon says these
demands on him grew so exhorbitant that
he was almost impoverished by them.
The Engley suits Avere settled, he said,
at Moen's suggestion, and with Mocn's
money, because the latter feared hi-? re
lationship to Wilson Avould come out the
same Avay on trial. Wil-on has letters
which he say.? Avere Avritten by Moen, ac
knowledging the relationship, calling him
"dear son.' Those letterj Wihon pro
duced today. He says he is tlie injured
one, as instead of being reared as a gen
tleman, brought up amid all the luxuries
which liis father'-- Avealth could purchase,
he was cast adrift, reared a a jieasant boy
Avithout education, Avithout any of tin re
finements of life which would have been
hi, had his cruel parent done right. Wil
son says he can no longer endure cal
unmiej'with which he U astailed, and that
his confession of the se:t is true in every
Woucestkr, Mass , Dec. 1 Tho an-
1 nouncement from Prnvid'-nce this evening
that Doc W iln tutu luted the veil from
the Moen mAstery caused a tremendous
senation. The bulletin board were sur-
ronded far into the night by a crown.
The millionaire manufacturer Has at pray
" meetmg Avhen the announcement reached
t"5 city and the reporter gatered at the
-r of the I mou church to waylay him.
Ashe came forth one of them howel him
' a copy of tnc Providence paper and pro
ceeded to interview him ou tlwwbjert.
. . . . - . - . . .
and former partner in the arm by whom j
meeting of the executive committee of the
Grand Comraandery of the United late.
faUs to 5otaia hte aeuoa. waie tt l Map
! vc&A Aev -ar
ill do, for all "Aow yet, at J
1 azree that Maas. ForX-sj
the rehesraa! agree
Kadi weathr JO bfcuac, sail titt ihn
oaly conr-t? Thams.? omAA pcee Wi to
The Arbitrators Appointed to
Arrange a Plan for Set
Southern Kansas Freight Differ
entials, Finally Agree
on a Basis.
Details of the Arrangement Withheld
From the Public Until Submitted to
and Ratified bv tho Roads.
The Reported Combination Between
Railroads and Coal Operators In
Ohio Denied by all Parties.
Disagreements Retwcen Coal Opera
tors and Miners In Pennsylvania
end In a General Strlko Other
Blizzard In the ortlnrost.
St. Paul, Minn.. Dec. 1. At 0 o'clock
the temperature was 10 degrees below z-ro
This moraiag at St Vincent it was $2 be
low, and at Garry and Bismarck 1 ? be
low. At Brainafd last night it wn 2s be
low. The signal service obsarA'cr at Mm
neapolis says the month of NoA-ember m
tho KorthAvest avrs the coldest November
An Agreement Ruachtul.
CnicAOo, Dec. 1. Mwwrs. Boewes. Ytn
iug. Waldo, Duncan and Guilford, the ar
bitrators avIio have been endeavoring t-
agree on St. Louis and Chicago rate fur
freight to southern KaaM points arriAttl
at a conclusion today. Their aeruemerA
was placed under seal Avith the understand
ing that its content. Avere not to bu
divulged until the parties in interest aro
Trying to MaUo a Pool.
St. Locif, Dec. 1 II. S. Depew, Com
missioner of the east bound pool, is in con
ferencc Avith A. C. Bin!, general traffic
manager of the Chicago, Milwaukee & bt
Paul, trying to arrive at some satiafactory
basis of" percentages for the east bound
lines. This question was left to Jno (.
Gault to arbitrate, but his decision a as
unanimously appealed from and given over
to H. C Wicker and Messrs. Bird anl
Depew Mr. Wicker is unable to lie prc
cnt at the case, but in case Depew and
Bird do not arrive at a conclusion Mr
Wicker will be sent for awl his a-oU- w ill
decide. Should the two arbitrators agnc
their decision Avill be withheld until 1h
thiol arbitrator U seen and the agrn m i.t
submitted to him.
A Big Canard.
II!.. Dec. 1. Chat.
Chicaoo. II!.. Dec. 1. Chat. K Al
bott, Chicago agent Cohimbtw ami Hx iv
ing Valley Coal and Iron comiwny, wud t
a reporter last night that the statement 11
the New York di&fMtk-h that a cotnbtaati u
had been formui bctAA'ueii tlie four gru,'.
cuul cr.rr?fftg railroads aad Uockkuc al
ley operator to restrict the tmtput aud a
vancx- the prion of fl coal, had not n ai
tige of truth in it The ami owmrs f
Ohio had certainly formed a poJ, but !
not iu any take In" the railrwl i.i. tri
The price of Hocking Yaller coal . .'."
mines would be advanced 20 cent I -her
1st. which would make it $3 30 a i
or just double the cost nf tainine i
object of the operator in making i-
A'anco was kiinply to get a little mor
cost for their conl.
PiTrarno. Pn . Dw I TUentat-
to the ellot-t that therr it to be an bt i .
diate advance of 25 to 30 prr cent in 1 :
miiious com) i- denied by ail proaiin- ;.i
operators in Weatem I 'auMjivBitia u.
Ohio. W . B Brook, one of Um ltea .
operator in Hocking Yaller. Mid tin",
was no truth la the ory. PreaWent M
Crirkcrt. of the Port Pitt Coal Co.,
"Not one Avord of truth in the report
far as tttty stdranre in tb prfcr t toft r
u concerned. A nnmber of other oprni. -
exprcsa the aounr views
A lowz iock-ont IHkl I'm-.
Cleveland. (J . Dec 1 A -
from Vouugstowa, UbUh aajra that th.
dicali'jua are that a general utrike a:ti
all the coal miner of the Mahoning vaH .
will he on before the ckw of the h .
The men at several mmex near here r
ly demand an advance of tea ceaU ;
ton, the present bai being fifty five .
The operaton after coaahferinf the mi..-' -refused
to accede U the demaod. elahn .
they could not afford to pay It aad k ,
the mine in operation. alt J.' -readily
admitting that the
earned by the men were very
Today the miaera in the employ '
WkbuazjJ cripanyt FoateT Coal comj
and Masning Coal compaay. anmU :
ia all upward of 1.000, all strudt arid -Xuaed
to work, ttatiflg they would n-.t .
ao until the advacce waa caxded.
A demand wm mad at;the U
haft aad everal other for aaadvaao '
aayet tb7 have not rone oat K
idVi are firm aad a loag lockttt be,
ed by many
A HtiiJCtt Sou Its & ml.
Lot tmt.U, Kj , Dee I. Switch -of
the Xew Albany d; Chicago road J'
at New Alhanr today for aa advaae '
ceu a day Traffic waa stopped, tw" '
samad ia twe hoar Their advaar -rvea
aad thr taea rrtaraed to worm
A Lyn;r SjIl' Kxpaeteal.
Coalto. O . Der 1 All the ttu-"
of the arveath dktrid. 2.5G0 to tjm. r:.
out thai moraiag oa a reload by the '; '
atari U grant aa iar;eaae of five e' ,- "
tan Ijz miaiag A long weiga i xpr '-
Coukln't BushI Cereisu.
TuTiTiiti,rf i P frr 1 Art
, nartsitf featore aa eatrr.-l lata the c- -
j ver?y hetwt-a iw '.ren tr iJaiu?, .
arera and B!' ' r ' rr ihr
appreatinr ytn. iitn. !-,.
sg of l"l Jaw ' ,
weia heii .1 ' .'.tM Mi
yS'tff&bcirr V. i",.a?r..v-wn .'
j y T , ba i' k dtr-nUl
vt Artke a 'r.'"e 'v '.
board of !Xtn Ar '
Kaht of Laix 'nl w .
their r-hartew mt.r thaa '
bloweri are -working with -t
der a redortioa fat nupe r,f ', ;
cr-rdiag to agreement -r.ir.'-the
aBaatiXartartT mnm wt.
reapeetrve ehartrrs e ati
werearattA ticaeTal Seoigtary Cafer I.
1 jHikmaa at gcaeral hesdtfaarten io
D4facUinr on Interest.
Ptu7surmi. Pi., DafcH- ec
the iatervsc oa Um4kts rffeMl arar
fafHa? de tfisr. w pSl at da ofS.
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