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PADUCAH KlNTUC
KENTUCKY MARCH 31 J90I NUMBER I
A BAD BLAZE
LOUISVILLE VISITED BY A BAD
FIRE LAST NIGHT
I The Start of Alex Sempleli Co Wu
Damped and Nunntmicher Printing
a Co Narrowly Escaped
Louisville March 30The fine
sporting house of Alex Semple Co
on Main street was badly damaged
r by flrebat night The low will foot
up 135000 It was MOoed by the ex
plosion of gas originating from a
freshly oiled floor A number of mall
cub of powder reached by the lire
exploded before the lire department
got the blaze under control The
bnlldlog which la a four story affair
was badly damaged The upper floor
la leased by the Nnnemacher Printing
Co where two hundred men are
employed This portion of the build
lag however escaped the flames
The low 1 U entirely covered by Inane
ance
aMANCHURIAN TREATYFO
IT WILL BF SIGNED NEXT
WEEK
fit Petersburg March aO1t la
said In St Petersburg that the Man
chorian convention will not be signed
iKfore neat week and that the Chi
U096s Doubter will be able to call at
the foreign office whenever he la In
vited to do so The Manchurian con
diplomaticallys
s
explained aa a modus vlvendl Its
chief purpose It la claimed la to per
nail the withdrawal of Rnaslan troops
from Manchuria and It la claimed the
Integrity of China la to be presery ailthe
ST LOUIS FAIR COMMISSION
Washington March 30 Prealdent
McKinley today appointed the St
appointt
t on are Thomas H Carter of Mon
a 11tans William Lindsay of Kentucky
Kentuckya a i
OfGoerge
M Aft of Mlsslppli FrederickIN
E Botts of Minnesota Martlnn H I
± Glynn of New York and P D Scott
of Arkanaaa Joseph Flory of Muwon
rida appointed secretary of the com
iWmlaoiOlL
rALLFOED r CUDAIIY KIDNAPER
r Omaha Neb March 80 James
jCallahan j waived preliminary hearing I
In the district court today on the re
real complaint In connection with
the Cndahj kldnapin case lea trial
t la set for April 31 Callahaaa law
yen it la old will offer aa testimony
a deposition of H 0 Henderson the
t Dallas man who la alleged to have
confessed to a complicity tln the ab
b ilnctlon
BOWLING PRIZES
je The prizes this week at the bowling 1
alley went to Mr J J L Dempsey for
Leonv
v Ofcavea and Clint Wilcox in cocked < I
hat each made 48
AURESTED FOR KREACH
KREACHOF
e OF PEACH
The patrol wagon WaD sent out last
night by Captain Henry Bailey for
Marshall Owen colored panted for a
breach of the peace
r Unloading millions Is hint work
and Mr Canegle laentltledil 10 a ya <
< allan
n t
GOOD THING
MUSICIAN OALVIN P TISTUS
TO GET ONE
Washington March 30A potltlnn
signed by all officers serving with the
Fourteenth infantry regiment has
been sent to Adjutant Gen Cotbln reo
qneatlng the appointment of Musician
Calvin P Titus company E Four
teenth Infantry the Ant American
soldier to enter Pekln during the re
cent troubles in China a cadet at
large to the Military academy
LUCKY fUNSTON
PRESIDENT APPOINTS HIM TO
REGULAR ARMY
General Wheatoni Appointment as Major
General and General Jacob H Smith at
Brigadier General Alia Given Out
Washington March SO President
McKinley tonight announced the ap
polntment of Brig General Frederick
Fnniton U B V to Brig General
rice Gen Lloyd Wheaton In the reg
ear army Gen Wheaton appoint
meat U major general la also an
nounoed along with that of Gen
Jacob It Smith aa Brig General
preslat
atdent will reward General Funiton by
making him a brigadier In the regular
army This was practically decided
upon at the cabinet meeting decidedI I
where the capture of Agulnaldo was
dlaeuaaod for two hours A careful
examination will be t made to deter
bail y
the Insurgent chief before a decision
will be reached disposing of lrellloDI I
la to be ascertained from the record
ant papers now In possession of Gen
eral MaoArtbnr whether his blood
thirsty policy at the outbreak of hoe
tilitlea has been followed Ha advo
cated a general massacre of residents
of Manila then and If he hat since
been guilty of savage practices he will
willbe
bo punished If he baa not be will be
leniently dealt with
STRUCK OIL
WAYNE COUNTY KY REVEALS
HIDDEN WEALTH
Well Has a Capacity of Two HundriJ
1Barrels > Day and Oil It I of
Good Quality
I Somerset Ky March 30 Tho
latest oil strike la in Wayne county
The oil waD struck at a depth of 800
feet and the well baa a capacity olJSOO
barrels a day A pipe line will bo laid
from this place to Bentfroru county
Tennessee The 0111 la of good quality
and the strike made today has cans
a good deal of excitement
CANNING FACTORY
CONTRACT LET FOR MR WU
I CHESTERFIELDS NEW
il I EST ADLISlIlIENT
I The contract for the canning facto
ry at Crcal Springs III which la to i
take the place of the one here opera t
operaL II 1 I I by Mr Wm Chesterfield was let
I a day or two ago and work begins on
it Monday The factory will begin I
beglllI I 1
i the city la vice president and general
mlllllljlOr
I
i ICOSTLY I BLAZE
KANSAS CITY HAS 200COO
I FIRE
IFIRE I
I Kanaaa City March 30Tbe Jacob
Dold Packing plant was destroyed b 7
Are tonight causing a losa of 1200 000all
and the injuring of five firemen I
I
TO RIDE KENTUCKY HORSES
I Taylorvllle Ky March aOMr
J F Jewell the well known horse
man of this place has Jolt received
from the California commando
Knights Templar an order for one
hundred black saddle horses Ken
tacky thoroughbreds to be used bTfir
them during the conclave In Louis
ville neitAngnst I
STOLEN MULTI
MR ED TERRELL LOSES A
MULE AND FINE BOGGY
Will Hill colored drove In from
Terrolla farm last eight driving a
red mare male white now and black
tall and feet to a rubber tired buggy
He hitched the animal near the city
wales and left It returning In about
fifteen minutes The rig was cone
and the theft wu reported to Cap
hade
not been found
THRO WINDOW
WES WOFFORD ALMOST ASSAS
SINATED AT RAGLAND LAST
NfchtHenrv Tillman Is Alleged to
Have Fired Into His
Window
Captain Henry Bailey last night alI
police headquarters received s tele
phone message from Ragland Ky t
asking him to keep a lookout for
Henry Tillman a white man about
35 years of ago who last evening ahot
into Wes Wofforda residence at Rag
landThe
The bullet tore a portion of t heI I
window away and lodged In Wofford s I
pocket but did not Injure him An
old grudge caused the shooting
BEER
MAY BE MERGED
Chattannoga Tenn March SO
The N II Forrest camp of confederate
toa
veterans la preparing a new constitu i
tion and bylaws which will allow
all sons and grandsons of Confederate
veterana to become members of the or
ganization An effort will be made
to have the convention at Memphis in
Mar adopt the plan so aa to make it a
national law of the organization ItI I
la thought that this if adopted mayChas 1
merge the organization of the SOUl of I
Veterans Into the United Confederate
Veterans and dissolve the individual
inlividuabT
S Colonel Edward 0 Leigh returns to I
Frankfort In the morning I
If
at
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GENERAL CHAFFEE IS NOW PREPARING TO EVACUATE CHINA It
SALE CONFIRMED
I i
GAS PLANT TO BE TURNED OVERi i
TO MR COFFEE T6M6fifi6W
Judge J Evans Will Confirm the SaleMr
toffee Now at the Palmer
Housee
J
Mr Thomas Coffee of Peoria Ill
purchaser of the Paducah Gas plant
arrived In the city yesterday after
noon to take charge of Ibo plant to
morrow
The sale on March 50th to Mr I
Coffee for 66300 will be confirmed
by Judge Evans tomorrow and the
balance of the purchase price will be
paid over In cash
toMr Coffee will make extensive im
provements and give the people bet
ter and cheaper service
I am very favorably impressed
with Paducah he raid to a reporter
at the Palmer list night or I hook
not hare come here One nnnanal
thing for a city of its size that I no
tlce however U the limited lighting
of your principal street In other
titles the main thoroughfare la to tail
llantly lighted aa to make It almost a s
light aa day It brings ont the people
and consequently Increases bnalntas
I should think the merchants would
demand more street lights
Mr Coffee Ids an affable gentleman
and will without a doubt enter the
front ranka of progrcsalve citizens
OPERATOR RESIGNS
MR W B HERBST GOES WITH
COto
Mr W iJ Herbst operator at the
Postal telegraph office hat resigned
effective today and tomorrow accept
a petition with J L Hotter the r
Itbroker
broker He will be succeeded by Mr
Chas Rogers now in the Postal offlco
at Louisville
LouisvilleMINERS
MINERS WONT STRIKE
Wllkeabarre Pa March 30There
will be no strike of the 149000
miners in the anthracite district April
1 This was decided today at Ibo
minera conTeiyfcj and the announoe
ment la recelvedVjfcfcjnuch rejoicing
by all classes N
In a statement to the miners the
general committee announces that It
waD unable to bring the operators Into
joint conference However it o
ceoded lu setting an audience with
representativea of all the big com
ponies who made a number of Im
portent concessions
This committee was given arbitrary
power by the general Convention of
miners held at Hazeltou In the fore
part of the month to declare a strike
the circumstances warranted it In
the opinion of the committee tho clr >
cmnstancea did not warrant a strike
itrepresentatives
NO LEGAL WAY
At Monday nights council meeting
Ibo matter of extending the sewerage
from Ninth street to the Illinois Cen
tral hospital on Broadway will he set
tied Mayor Lang gives it aa his
opinion that there la no legalway to
make the extension hence the prob
ability la that It will fall through
The council and school board commit
tees meet Monday afternoon to discus

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