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iiritniii'd filnliii In Good nml
Iksuo Ih rrcscntcd.
Julv 28. Statodo
partment ofllclals say that no issue Is
presented by tho seizure of Palmyra
Li-n,i ii tlin Hritisb. reported some
days ago by an Incoming vessol, for
Great Uritain has maintained a claim
. t, ioinmi fnr thn 'oast nino years.
Tho bland Is said to be in tho Polynesian
group, and, although Hawaii
has assorted a claim to Its possession,
.. Tnvprnmnnt has not been strong-
lv Imprcsiwl with tho validity of tho
claim. Meanwhile tho British, It is
said, not only havo asserted a claim
to It, but have actually occupied tho
Island for somo years pim. ,."
of tho probable annexation of Hawaii
by tho United States tho matter
.i....i.no. .111 closer
UIJUUIK.OO ..... ,
tion in tho future ai mo numw u
..... .l..ortmrnt. but it Is Wt CX-
,9w.lU Vl"""" :,-,.... m mm tn
pected that tuc suujcvjv i"
1 dllucult of aajUBmcni, F'-
, in viow of tho fact, as swuxi uj
lunj ii,mm Is-
.1... nn.tnl tl1 .frH. Limit ...."
inoro than a barron
land la nothing
rock In tho Paciuo, uwwm
and miles from Hawaii.
WHY LEU'S ItEOALli
Fiilluro o " Summer Oainpalffa
..Comer llojefctH Pence
... t..i qh Tho news
II U "
rim narao ol unman u
Soned asGen. Weyler's successor.
lUsBMcrtcd In Havana
IV.!.,"; m leave in a few days for
,, u.rvi " --
Klondike Gold to
race horso ever
irntnpkr. died nero
winning nf this rcuiftrkablo
Mado ft Source ot Revenue
to the Dominion.
nttnwn Pnnmln .Tnlv 9ft At tlin
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closo of the second silting of the cab
inet lost evening u was announced
that the government had decided to
impose a royalty on all placer dig
gings on the Ynkon in addition to
910 registration feo and $100 annual
assessment. Tho rovaltv will bo 10
per conl each ou claims with an output
of $500 or lesj monthly, and 20
per cent on every clMm yielding
above that amount yearly.
Rcsldo this rovaltv. it has been dc-
cided in regard to all future claims
nut nn ntlipr nfritfima nr rlvnm
that every altcrnato claim should be
tho property of the government, and
shonld ba reserved for public purposes
and told or worked by tho
government for the benefit of tho
revenue of tho dominion
amountwl to over $200,000, and ho
won tho futurity when ho was only 2
A BIG DEAL CLOSED.
Jclllco Minos Sold to a Syndicate
and Stock Tnkcn.
Knoxvillo, Tcnn., July 20. Mr.
Henry Taylor, the representative of
tho English syn' :io, which has an
option on most ot tho coal mines In
East Tcnneee, arrived ncru
.1... I'l.o .Uol la nrnntli!lllv closed.
only awaiting Mr, Taylor's Inspection
of the properties anu unai rcjuii..
Tho price approaches 85,000,000 and
tho properties employ 3,000 miners,
and have an output of about 3,000,-
rfr Ai rtrtl iiimimllv.
JJJ tuua us. vum .mm-v-
Thc capItaliaU ivfiom Air. layior
renrcscuts nro partly Boston ana
. - I .1 fl'l, n nl rtrtlj' lina
partly irom cngianu. xu wiv y
already occn tnKcn nnu uouu owiu.
Extcnfllvc improvements are
In tho mines, and a railroad
from Jellico to tho sea Is projected.
Pension Laws .' bo Chnucil.
Washington, July 29 Thero may
bo n change In the pcuslon laws,
pensioners many new advantages.
Tho subject is now under considera
tion In the pension ucpariment.
About Wagca In the Klondike
Wanli.. Julv 28. James
Brownlio! one of tho latest arrivals
from tho Klondike, denies mo stones
that havo been told of higu wages
paid to men in mines.
'They eny wages aro $16 a day,
said he. "When I left there wcro
150 man on Birch creek willing to
wnrir fnr 82.50 per day or any price
they could get, and this was true
along tho river.
'1 don't sco why wtges should Increase,
as there were then enough
men in that, part of Alaska to work
nil ihn dieelners In tho Klondiko dis
"Then, too, supposing a man couiu
cut steady work which Is out of the
qucitlon nc wouiu uuu iu
of cast iron to worn very mu
time in such a place, u noy general
ly work a few days and then glvo
somebody else a chanco while they
Brownlio rcccivod a letter from his
brother at Dawsoa. His nromer
said ho had just refused 830,000 for
hla claim. On tlio nay mo iuivt;
was written ho was baking bread.
Aln. nrz.ni.rv lUO UOURll
ho turned around to grcaso tho bread
pans, and when ho again touched tho
dough it was frozen stiff.
whom Destroyed By Fire.
Dnninn KV.. JUlV
from the engine of J. C. Kujld'e
.1 1.,.. .t iirn t n stack of wheat
Sp-ta- , .. known Uere yostcrduy at Roland, Tenn. , and dc-
,h?Ge,: Wcyl,W JuS. ta lanUoUroycd Lut bushels.
S. AND A. FRAME ALSO IN IT.
Tho polico believe they can today
claim the credit for breaking up one
of tho higgesl gangs of lliiovcs that
ever Infested tho citv. The au
now in Jail, if reports aro truo, has I
been systematically stealing by the
wholesale for several weeks.
This morning about 11 o'clock
"Pete" Grillln, commonly called
"CountrvPcto." J. W. Perklnq anil
Sam Frnnkc weroy arrested on n
charge of grand larceny. Tho specific
clmri'fi is twn linltn nf
silk from L. II. Ogilvic & Co. somo
timo since, one valued at $30 and tho
other at $60.
Gritlln, J. XT. Perkins and "Kid"
Carroll wem nrrMljvl nn flinrrrn nf
stealing pants patterns worth $C0 or
more from tailor will Dlckc. whose
For the Kentucky I.lfo. Accident
and Assiirnnco Co.
1'odny by President
j . . ,,
Washinolon. Julr iii Tim ?.T15l' t
dent today appointed fifteen consuls. Tfjjfl'TAlii
uiuergoou consular places niso were
nueti. Mostly western men. l.ur
were from Ohio. onJ from Tennesson
and none from Kentucky.
Mood I'oisoniiifr Mny Necessitate
the Amputntloii ot a Hand,
Actor Edgar G. llournc, who was
bumed at the Casino Are while at-
tenmtinc to sure I1I4 itnrilrrihn Inal
Trlday, Is In a precarious condition,
and may die.
Ho ,,M tUo Pt several days
establishment Is on Broadway under1, ,lpr
e n and blood
the Palmer. I 6row'ng worse today
Sam Franko and wifi aud A.
Franko, who run a store on Second
street, wcro arrested on a difinro of
receiving stolen goods. They have
not occn nere uui a year or
two, and If tho statements
of the polico arc oorrect hare been
in collusion with tho allegedthieves.
xiiu euy mm iuu men uuvo
been in tho habit ot coiner Into stores
together. One would engago tho at
tention of the clerk, whilo tho others
would smuggle off a bolt of silk or
ROIlln ntlmr flni fnlirip At Drrllrln'a
the timo tho silk was stolen, ono
ruascu a towei wuno me ,icaiing was
.....-.- ... ...... iiiiiHHikittfls w"
UU.Uir.VJ 19 ULil'HKk.
disposed of to tho
.iiiiiiiiiiiHl tho wnrrnnt
rankes deny ever
upngouy gowls from cither of tho
Griffin. Carroll and Perkins were
unable to execute bond, and at 2
o'clock were committed to Jail to
await a preliminary hearing.
It is saw mat rerKins toury menu
a full confession to Marshal Collins
and that his evidence will convict the
The two Frankes were this after
noon under guard at the city hall,
wolting to give bond.
At 3 o clocK mo two remaining
prisoners wcro still unable to execute
bond and were sent to jail. Mrs.
Franko was rrcoguized for her appearance.
luiuuiug sui m anu ue win nt tease
likely lose a hand.
I He is at lira. Hay's boarding
house, on Jefferson street. Mr.
Bourne is both a Mason and Knight
of Pythias, and tho many members
of the orders will doubtless see that
ho receives tho best care and attention.
THE ACTORS' BENEFIT.
ThePrornm ThntWIll bo Given
Tomorrow Night on the
, Bcttlc Owen.
The program Is as follows s
Musical selections by tho Mando.
lin and Guitar club, Messrs. Chas.
aker, Frank Harlan, Win. Settle,
nc who lost all their possessions
Scene from Romeo and Juliet, Mr.
Harry DrUcolc antV Mi33 Lillian O.
Bowen. .. .
Senator Ed Lambtlin will sing
somo dainty ditties.
Tho Song Hint 01 tuc ym aucy,
Mr. Paul Fahlbush.
Mr. H. E. Daly in' his refined
pnmivU' makincr an actress,
Mr. O. F. Fiske aud Miss Nellie
Recitation by Mr. H. J. Foppo.
Last but not least, tho clown of all
clowns, Hop Littlf
Tickets at 25 cents each arc now
on sale at all the principal hotols and
Crowds Co Out to Cold
A lrcc number of citizens went
out tp Cold Springs today to attend
the barbecue, dance 1 and candidates'
Genornl Taylor today asked n receiver 1 nc greater portion of tho crowd
for tho Kentucky Life, Accident &l8cem3 to havo gono out this
Co. and charged noon
Cream Baking Powder
World's Fair Highest Award.
AMI 1 5wL i 1 rl .ll
1 1 vj IrB: WA& J4VI
n,.ii ir.slmlloneitoHlrR II.1II1 ' " nf World'. Tsjr meu.i
This should settle the of the World's Fair award
to Dr Trice's Cream Baking Po.vdcr. It is a shallow subterfuge
of a would-be competitor of tliU company to continue advertising
baklnjr. powder rceived an award
a3 it has been doing, that "No
over it at the World's Fair," a waiter of fact, it was not
from the chief of
s'Browniug, chief of cvruh, the following
"Neither the records of tlihr'dtparttr.cnt nor the official
catalogue show that the Royal Bnicim: Powder was an exhibitor,
consequently it could not rcctfve an ajjird." Sueh duphaty
amounts to nothing more or
Witli all their claims liorJeual is shown.
) Price Baking Powder Co.
HAS RUN AN ENGINE 75 YEARS
ffhls Knocks All Hollow ft Jcflcr
Honvlllo Plan's 05 Years
JAM IS STILL ACTIYE,
Capt. Jack Lawson is no doubt tho
oldest living engineer. Juniiy or mo
older once have died, but Capt. Jack
V5mains halo and henrty, with a mind
linirlit i n Inllnr.
hYesterdny's Louisville Times says
,. "William i niison anu iuury
fmead Wilson, who live at 110 West
3&nplc streot, In Jcffcrsonvlllc, will
tvmorrow observo nu event that few
3ionl llvfi n colohrnto.
tears oo thev wore married in Terre
JTnntc, Ind., by 'Squiro Edmonds.
The greater part of llwtr married life
nas been spent around tuc mrce tans
'It is said that Mr. Wilson i3 the
nlilret nntrinpop now livinff. In 1832
he made his first trip on tho steamer
Diana. In 1837 ho was the engineer
J- tho Atlantic when tho steamer was
chartered by tho government to
tho Cherokee Indians from Tennessee,
Alabama and Georgia. They
vcro taken to XlVrro Haute. hen
U10 civil war began he conveyed the
Fiftieth Illinois regiment, commanded
bv Cant. John Richie, from Clarks-
rillo to Shiloh. Later ho becamo a
towboat pilot. His last work on the
river was as pilot on the excursion
steamer Diurnal. After abandoning
the river he becamo an employe of
.ho Ohio Falls car works and re
mained thcro for eleven years.
"Mr. Wilson was born at Lexington.
Kv.. Sontomber 1. 1817. An-
,., , . .
tiroachiug his eightieth birthday he is
ii3 active as men much younger. He
)i in possession of nil his faculties
hd enjoys life still. He takes an
lvuvo interest m current events, anu
M Democrat of the time when Dem-
nn. She has lor two years cuiuveu
her second eyesight. ner
time is spent In making quilts. She
is a native of Vermont and was born
March 28, 1819. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson
aro favorites with all acquaintances."
The statement, however, that Mr.
Wilson is tho oldest engineer now
living la a mistake.
A Sun repor'" "Med on Capt.
Jack Lawson, who 18 engineer at the
government building, aimougu vo
years old, and questioned him on tho
"When dul you uegin rnuuiu u
engine?" ho was asked.
"Oh, 1 uon'i ,-- .
remember," he replied; "it's been
too loug ago."
Ho studied for a moment, ran me
,r.ni nf inn- mst events, and then
remembered that it wa3
years ogo since he run his first engine.
"It's been over
be continued, "in tact, 1 urouguv
over the flrst locomotive ever run in
this country, and had been an en
gineer long before that.
Capt. Jack was for years a mer
engineer, and has n history as Interesting
as it is long. Ho enjoys the
distinction ol ueing, uo
oldest engineer in tins country, unu
t. oniitioii to credit for it, particu
larly because he is still an active one
although aimosi a -
NEWS AND COMMENTS.
Tho Louisville legion will break
camp at Fountain Ferry today, and
the State uuarus nuuuui ., -
tn.irnctinn will bo at ru end.
o-n ,nn wna killed, thrco fatally
Injurod and a property loss of 8100,.
000 sustained oy a uru w. i....
W. O. Jones was nomiuuieu m
state Bcnator at tho Kliznbothtown
has revoked the license of the
Kentucky Life nnd Accident Insur
ance Company, 01 -"
will today ask tho appointment of a
receiver for tuo company.
Tho steamer Excelsior sailed from
-. t : fnr St. Michaels
tcrday with 110 passengers. This
will be the last stcampr of tho year to
connect with the Yukon boats.
Tho agreement of tho coal operators
at their l'ittsburg meeting includes
tho abolition of company
stores and provides for cash payment
of wages twice a mumu.
Julge Jnckson, ol rarKcrsimrg,
W. 7a., unlike Judgo Harr, holds
that olllco deputies under a Ln..c
...-.!. ol nro nrfitCCtcd -V tUC
lli - ;
civil servlco law.
r iJS (..ol nnsiimd and better
sulU obtained wit tho Quick Meal
r. i?no than tiny othor stovo in
.1.. . 1.1 Hnntt Hnrdwaro Co. aro
IUU vuim. -- 10
'. 1 ""
v. pnllfiltora : canvassers.
coloxxl, nt Mrs. E. l'atton'B,
Hal M. HconM.
Reaches You ArfvcTtlsement the Cireiol Buyer The Advatklag it tke
Paducah Daily Sun. Motive Power to Business
IF IT'S IN THE SUN. DONT STAND STILL.
YOIiUMK 270 PADUCA1I, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, JULY 20, 1U97.
TEN CENTS A WEEK
StriJiersj llcsortinp; to Violence
to Stop Miners From '
M'KINLEY ARRIVES AT BLUFF PT.
Domluoc Dealt, tlic Most F nnioun
Unco Home Knitted In
OTHER LAtf TELEGRAPHIC HEWS.
rintu Crock, I'., July 2D. Tho
strike situation hero is assuming n
most dangerous aspco. l'cacoful
methods having failed to get the
miners out, tho strikers havo resorted
to violcuco, and serious troublo is
feared, The strikers attempted to
prevent the miners from going to
work- mis morning, and shot off pistols,
tore tho miners' dinner basket
from them and succeeded In frightening
off tho young men. Hut the old
men would not jrlvo in, but ran for
tho mlnci and went to work, where
they aro digging coal under a guard
of 600 deputies.
A mounter meeting of the strikers
to tho number of three thousand will
Imj held this afternoon to dctcrmino
what further action to take. The
operators fear serious trouble, but
claim to bo prepared to protect their
works and those miners who are willing
McKlnloy nnd I'nrtv Arrives.
Lako Champlaln, July 29. President
McKInlcy and party arrived
hero at G o'clock this morning aud
after a short atop took n steamer for
llluff Point. The President is in excellent
spirits and anticipates a most
Dr. Scott May Vc Removed.
Lexington, July 29. Tho indications
now aro that- Dr. Scott will
be removed from tho
of tlio Eastern Kentucky Lunatic
asylum. k .
COLSON FAltED NICELY.
Only kentucklim to Get R
Washington, D. C? July 28.
Tho only Kcntucklan to gtt a chairmanship
of a committee under Reed
was Representative Colson, tha popular
member from tho Eleventh district,
who is put at tho hcul of
on expenses on public buildings.
This come somewhat as a
surprise, especially is Colson was
ono of thrco Republicans who systematically
opposed Mr. Heed's Idea
of gagging thollouso. Several times
he voted against tho Speaker, and always
expressed himself ns averso to
tho parliamentary methods pursued
by tho Speaker by which tho minority
was gagged and the majority, too,
for that matter, At tho timo when
he took this Btand every ono predicted
that Colson would receive little
recognition when thq committees
were forthcoming. Instead of being
Ignored bo is ono of ue few young
wen In tho Hous to get head
of a committee which gives him n
Mnrb.tiin nd also other privileges.
Ho was also put ou'tho committee on
THE SK1ZUKK OF I'ALMTKA
Spiritus, endeavored to sccuro nn Interview
with Gen. Gomez for tha
purposo of offering'ulm peace on tho
basis of homo rtilo. Gen. Wcyler
thought that. In finite of Gen. Go-
Inez's previous refusals to enter upon
any kind of. negotiations wltu uim,
tlin Hulinn rnmmnrwW wnnlil not re
ject n direct proposition from him for
a pcnccnil conrcrenco. ma ucn.
Gomct's answer was tho same as before,
and oven mora insulting:
"Tell Gen. Woyler," tie aid to
tho representative of tho Captain
Ucncral, "that I uo not consider mm
a man of honor. He Is loo deep mi
tho mud to raise himself to toy lovel
and confer with mc."
Tho Immediate causa of Gen.
lcr's present disgrace was his futilo
attempt to carry on a summer
in tho cast and his reiterated
reports that ho bad pacified the central
and western provinces, though
tho revolution has proved to bo as
strong and active in thoso districts as
over. Tho withdrawal of Spanish
troops from I'inar del Rio. Havana
and Mntautas not only strengthened
tho revolution in thoso provinces,
but also exposed tho Spanish troops
thus driven to nctivity to all tho
deadly influences of the rainy season,
which have killed many hundreds of
them. In less than two weeks after
their departure from the west 40 per
cent nf ilin unlitlnrn wnro stricken
with yellow fever, maloria or dysen
CANADA TO COLLECT
Polico ArreshtGjun? of Alleged
ONE WOMAN IMPLICATED.
"Pole" Grflln, "Kid" Carroll and
J. W. I'crkliui
All lii Jnii.
lent reports. Following this action
tho company assigned to Bonnctl
Youm?. Tho Kentucky Life. Acci
dent and Assurance Comnauv is the
bifrircat local Insurance comnauv. The
charges aro sonsational.
A DOUBLE LYNCHING
In Prospect ns the Result of tho
Murder of Two Old Soldiers.
Mobile, Ala., July 29. A band
nf negroes killed two old soldiers and
ono other mnn last night. Two of
tho murderers were arrested. Tho
jail is surrounded by a mob and a
doublo lynching will occur ucforc
MORE GOOD OFFICES
Capt. Jack Lawson the Oldest
Wo handle only good hose, of recognised quality,
which we aoll at thevery lowest prices, ranging
u per ioor up. Tne oest hose
in the oity for -
Do you Deed a Lawn'i Mower? We
can sell you one for ..$2.
EOEGE 0. & SOI
Hardware and Stove Company
Buys choice of any of our
children suits. You will
find suits in this
from $4.50 X6 $7.
Buys the greatest coat
and vest ever offered to
the public. They arc $6
to $3 Silk Ponges.
'jSlUL.E & SON'S,
-. . a .. s i:- nf tt Shirts, new
T a- LI :-..l vnuilltr u - - - '---n- . ,. .
JUSt IVecciVCU another lot of IVTanhattans, swellest snirt
J - . fclt ' '' ' ' '
" ' ' ' , I - .. ...
i-iii 1 nil 1 i 1. in , 1 1
Are like pretty women;
All Stop to admire them.
The Green, Ox Blood and Chocolate in Oxfords
and Lace are beauties, and tha beauty is, the pri:
ccs are so low everybody Is buying them. Have
you tried a pair? If not, call in and get a pair.
GeO. ROCk & SOn, 321 Broadway.
Paducah's Only One-Price Clothiers, Furnishers, Hatters and Shoe Dealers.
Buys choice ol any ol our
SiS, $20 aud $22.50
suits, black clay
Buys choice any ot
our $12.50 nnd 5i5
suits. JJo old stock.
Buys choice of any ol
our S10.00 suits. All
fresh and new stock.
On all our black pants.
They are choice goods.
No better to be found,
Buys any of our J6.00
patent leather shoes; ao
per cent, off on all others.
On all cassimerj pan.
In this stock you will
find some choice goods.
and noBby patterns. Also,
ht Mid'Sufflfflsr Clear ance Sale
Greatest Bargains everknown
in Fine Footwear.
$5.00 Shpes reduce&to $4.00.
4.00 Shoes reduced to 8.00. " ( (
3.00 Shoes reduced to 2.00.
2!oo Shoes reduced to 1.26.
1,60 Shoes reduced to .98.
Come and see what Values your .
money will buy at
CEO. BBRNHHRD'S, 306 Broadway.
If n I lr .F FV7
will buy for the asking:.
A fac simile of what 6c.
Material good asgrowb.
us. You will ctestre goou .u.
Are assuredly upon -
Ourljue of Rolens is exactly suited to every taste.
Call and examine them.
Suits te Order
Pants to Order
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