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H UTAH STATE NEWS
There nro twelve cases of smallpox
HH ' 1 in quarantine In Amerlcim Fork a
HH The opening of the public schools at
HH Mnnti has been postponed on account
HH of the prcvuleneo of an epidemic ij
HH The board of education of t3n!t I.nlte
HH City tins decided to mine the snlnrlc
Hj of practlcnlly ull the teachers In the
HH city schools.
flJ Or. Peterson, nf ICImlicrly, wns so-
HH'' verely Injured one ilny last week hy
HH being kicked In the region of the solnr
HB jr I plexus hy n horse.
HH,' The linemen In the employ of tho
HHj Itocky Moniituln Itell Telephone coin-
HB pany In Halt Lake City are on a strllM
HH for an Increase In wages.
HH The oro and bullion settlements In
HH tho Salt Lakn market ilurlny the past
WA week amounted toSU4.700. Tho stock
PbH nates amounted to S'JI7,T07.
H Willie Ilallorun of Salt Lnke, ngoil
H 11, who was shot In the abdomen hy
H another boy while on a pleasure trip,
PhH has succumbrd to his Injuries,
H Tho city council of I'rovo has granted
H n franchise to local capitalists for the
PbH construction and operation of an clcc
H trie street rullw uy In that city.
PhH A gang of robbers hare been opcrat-
PbH Ing In Davis county recently, twa
PbH , stores being robbed In brond duy light
PH at llountlful onu day last week.
PbH (Ins Illumenthal, a young plmnbct
H of Lehl, attempted suicide Inst week
PbH by taking laudiiniiin, but his life wui
PH ttaved by prompt medical attendance,
PbH A young woman of Salt Lake City
Phhj secured a divot co from her husband
PbH one day last week, and took anotl s
1 husband on tho evening of the same
PbH l'cter Mortcnscn, convicted of tin
H murder of James It, Hay, has been sen-
Phhj tenced to be executed on October 17.
Phbj Alorlcnsen chose shooting as the mode
Phbj of execution.
Phbj Kdwurd Johnson, a young sheep-
1 herder. Is behind the bars, charged
PhbJ with embezzlement and abducting n
1 17-yenr-old llountlful girl. Johnson
PhB admits his guilt.
PPPJ Fire broke out in a solid row o'
PPPj wooden buildings nt Klmberly on the
PPP fith, but fortunately it was gotten un-
PPpi ler control after damage to the amount
H of $500 had been done.
PPH O. Flanders of Junction met death In
PPP the Anuie Laurie mine at Klmberly on
PPpi the -Ith, when a cave-In occurred.
PPP Flanders was caught against a timber
PPPP and died before help reached him.
PPH John Oray, the convict who killed
PPPBv Mike McCornlck, a fellow convict, at
PPP 'the state prison, will not be prosecuted
PPPJ for the deed, It developing that the
PPPPJ deed was committed In self defense.
PPPJ ThomiiB Lund and wife and two of
PPPPJ their sous of Kphralm, had a narrow
PPPPT escape from death by poison last week.
PPPPJ Tim poisoning was caused hy drinking
PPPPJ coffee which had been rousted in cop-
PPPJ (leorge A. Maxwell of Denver, on n
PPPJ single motor, rode an exhibition mile
H on the mincer track in Halt Lake City
H lust week In 1:17 ,!. The time is the
PPPPJ fastest ever ridden on u western track
PPPJ ( by nuy kind of a machine.
H " "F.ugeno Dugglns, a thlrtcen-yenr-ohl
PPPj I'rovo boy, was shot in the forehead
H I by a SU-calibre rillo In the hands of n
4 youthful eompnulon, tho bullet flatten-
( ing agalnbt the boy's skull. .Strange
H to Bay he sulTered no serious wound.
PPPPJ Harney Kckstciu, a bartender, shot
PPH and instantly killed J. A. Jennings, a
H bridge builder employed bythcOregou
PPPPJ Short Line Ilullroad company at a re-
I sort near Salt Lake City. Eckstein
claims the shooting was In solf-dcft-iise,
but the sherllf is investigating the
case on the suspicion that Jenitlugi!
liuu been robbed aud murdered.
H, A potato Is being exhibited In Suit
PPPPJ Lake City tlnin which u more perfect
PPPPJ list could scarcely bo modeled by a
PPIl s.dlled worker in cluy than this tuber
PPPPJ hand. Hvery linger Is perfectly shown
H even to incipient mills, while the pro-
PPPPk portions are all correct.
PPPJ A small child of David Shand, jr.,
1 of Mantl, met with it painful accident
PPK a few days ago In which three of her
H fl lifers were badly bruised by accident-
1 ally putting them Into a feed chopper.
H It may prove necessary thut the tips
PPPPJ of the Angers be amputated.
H In all portions of the mining dls-
PPPPP tricts of Denver county the greatest
pi activity is apparent. Properties in
PPPP every direction are being worked and
PPPPP from not a few of them good reports
H are dully being made. The hills are
PPPPP literally alive with prospectors.
H While attempting to cross the big
H Hevler river bridge at Dcseret, a
H threshing engine and tank broke
H through the bridge and fell to the hot-
PPPPP torn of the river. Engineer Stout went
lown with the machine and when
taken out It was found he had a broken
PPPPP leg und was otherwise injured.
H ' J. C. Trout of Ogdeti und Nelson
PPPPJ I'crklns of St. Louis were killed In un
P accident on the Southern l'acldc near
PPPPB Ogden last week. The two men nere
PPPPB riding ou the rear end of a caboose,
PPPPP behind which weicsome other curs,
PPPPB when the rear -cars crashed through
PPPPP the caboose, killing both men,
P A story Is reported from Kprlngvillc
PH to the effect thut I'rlnce .N'auzeta
PPPPJ - opened up business in Springville one
PPPPJ- evening last week- and sold the Inhabl-
PhSbW tants trt enty bottles of mustard imd
PPJftS water for corn medicine nt a dollar a
B; bottle, lie left Sprlogvlllu the next
KINDNESS WAS IN VAIN.
Tim OnlT y'nj l Dent Mllti Morn III to
tlltff llirin Severe '1 li mulling.
The war department has received a
cable dispatch fiom (icncrnl ChulTce,
dated Manila, Sept. 0, stating that an
attack was made on the United States
troops nt Matlllfng falls, seven miles
from Camp Vlckurs, by Moron, Sept. 1.
First Lieutenant William M. l'arker,
Klevcnth Infantry, und two Eoldlcrs
were wounded and one soldier killed,
General Chaffee also says:
"Have authorized llilgadier Ocnerat
Sauiiicl;Sttinnct' to move troops Into
Mucin country nnd exact promise of
good behavior in future from datos
and followers. Troops have been at
tacked tnelvo times since May ", with
loss to us of four killed nnd twelve
wounded. We have remained all the
time quiet, seeking friendship, acting
In self-defense only."
Some time ugo (lenenil ChnfTcc asked
for authority to attack the Moros im
mediately, but he was advised that
the deparl incut wished to uvold hos
tilities, If possible. At the same time
It has long been the belief of ofllclals
of the department that an aggressive
campaign In Mindanao Is Inevitable,
and it would not be surprising If there
should be a forward movement of tho
United States troops III a short time.
OEHM OF CHOLERA INFANTUM.
Dlscoterr f Orctiiiinin of Dlneniie Whlcll
The death of John 1). Hockcfellcr's
grandson "Jack," two years ago, has
enabled two students, one at Johns
Hopkins nnd the other ut tho Univer
sity of Pennsylvania medical schools
to discover what Is believed to bo the
organism or germ of disease thut car
ried ofT so many little ones every sum
mer and whlcll Is commonly culled
When little "Muck" died, two years
ago, Mr. Rockefeller Is snld to have
offered a fund of 8;00,t)00 to be devoted
to research. The outcome of this
offer Is the reported discovery of the
fatal germ. In fourteen cases the
organism found Is nearly identical
with that whlcll produces dysentery
GREAT RIVhR OF FIRE.
Htrrmn nf I'lmiir In HI. Vincent IhImihI
A Kingston, St. Vincent, dispatch
says: The sights in the Windward
district of this island resulting from
tho eruption of Sou f Here September
3rd are very interesting. Tho lUbacca
river is a stream of lire a quarter of a
mile wide. The river bed iseontinuully
throwing up dense clouds of steam,
mud and pebbles. The land bus spread
further southward und is changing
considerably the appearance of the dis
trict from what it was prior to Septem
ber 3rd. Probably this is cutised by
the ejectn that flowed down the slopes,
lllling the sen about the const.
Striking Miner llexl Man In Hrxlli.
Tio Italian striking miners iiuincd
Frank Portray and Sistlno Van Costello
left their homes in Swoyersville, Pit.,
to go on it hunting trip. As they ap
proached thu lluiry 11. Colliery they
were held up by pickets who mistook
them for armed non-union iih-ii going
to work. Vim Costello uiis shot in the
leg und his buiiiib beaten out with
stones and clubs. Ills eompnulon wns
hcitteu so badly thut his life Is des
paired of. The friends of the Italians
threaten to kill the men whocoiiimitli-d
the usMinlt on their uo iiutryuieii.
.Muttim V, llml.
The carcasses of 8,00(1 New Zeal and
sheep, bioughl to Loudon by steamer,
have been consigned to the sen us unlit
for human food. On the arrival of the
vessel nt London the mutton was In
such u shocking condition that the
authorities ordered the ship to go to
sen and throw overborn d her entire,
Munlerer ut Imvit NlinrltT l HiiIiIIiik ITp
A pOBse Is pursuing rFcderlck Cams
the slayer of Sheriff Strain of Whiting,
In., who is supposed to be hiding on
the Winnebago leservitliou, northwest
of Omaha, Neb, Curns has armed him
self with a rifle and carries a large
union nt of ammunition und Is suit! to
be emulutlng Tracy, the Oregon con
vict, Alsevwral furm houses he hits
secured meals and loft words of
defiance fur his pursuers.
Uu l.le. Klvo Dnv Willi llrokau N'rek.
Julian J. Adams Is dead in llutte,
after lingering five days In great pain
with u broken neck. Adams was stand
ing on the plulform of thu freight
house In the Northern Pacific yards
when two horses becutne frightened
and begun to run. Adams attempted
to stop the frightened animals und was
thrown heavily t the ground, result
lug in a broken neck. The doctor
attending him pronounced his caso to
be a remarkable one, as he lived five
days with a broken neck.
New Zealmiil'a I'rline Mlnlalrr Due Sol
I.Ike ('deem I'or lluer.
The prime minister of New .calami,
Mr, Seddon, delivered a characteristic,
farewell address at Plymouth, Knglaud,
upon his departure for home. He ad
vocuted u national council for colonial
iirtalrs, and advised Secretary Cham
lierlln that the leaders of the opposition
were visiting all the coloules. Mr.
Seddon said the cheering nf the lloor
generals was not couslsteut with llrlt
Ish dignity and that It would not com
tne&U itself la the eoU-nlcu.
0GRA1ANS MIX WITH HAIHGNS
GUNBOAT SENT TO THE BOTTOM IN THE
HAHBOn OF GONAIVES.
1 he VeMel llelnnueil In llm KevohiltonlMi
hiiiI IIhiI lliTeiitl(felxr(l h Meitmer of
Hie llunilitir,; Ameru-Hii I'Mikel Co,
The gunhoal Crote-ii-Plorrol, whlcll
was In the service of tlie Firuilnist
ourty, has been sunk at the entrance of
the harbor of (ionulvcs by the Oerinan
gunboat Panther. The crew left tho
vessel before she went down.
The (Jerman gunboat Panther reached
Port au Prince September A. It wits
announced ftom Cape llnltlen on Sep
tember 3 thut the Oermttn steamer
Markomuuiiia, Captain Hansen, belong
ing to the Hitinburg-Amerlcau Pueke't
company, having ou board arms and
ammunition sent hy the provisional
government to Capu Haltleu, had bcn
(topped Sept. 3 by the Firuilnist gun
boat Crete-a-Plerrot at the entruuee of
the harbor of Cape Haltlen, and that
an armed force sent ou board the
steamer from the gnnboat took posses
sion of the war munitions In spite of
the protestations of Captain lluuseti
und tho German consul.
The Crote-u-l'lerrot was a steel screw
vessel of 050 tous displacement. She
wus urmed with one 0.7-incli disc, ono
4.7-lncli, four 3. (Much, two Maxim
machine guns and four Nordeufeldt
Tho Panther Is a steel cruiser of 097
tons. She was built at Dunzig In 1001
ond is 200 feet long. She Is armed
with six 3.4-lnch.qulck-flrlng guns, six
l.-l-lncli and twoiitchlno guns.. The
Punthcr left (lennany July U, for the
The crew tf. he '.'roto-a-Plcrrot left
Hint vessel amid great disorder. At
the end of fifteen minutes the Panther
sent u small boat, carrying ono olllcer
and twenty sailors, who were to take
possession of the Firmtnist gunboat,
When these men had arrived at a point
ubout twenty yards from the Creto-a-Pierrot,
flames were seen to break out
on board of her. Shu had been llrcd
by her crew before they left her. The
Panther then fired on the vessel until
she wus completely immersed. Thirty
shots all told were fired.
BARTHOLIN'S BODY FOUND
IN AN IOWA CORNFIELD.
Murderer of Mother Hint Hnreetheurt
CheitU llHiiKiHn hy litkliii; Ills
The bouy of a man thought to be
William llurtholln, accused of the
murder of his mother and sweetheart
In Chicago a month ago, was found in
a field near Lowther, la., L'OO mile
from Chicago. He had been shot Id
the head aud a pistol lay nearby.
In the roan's pocket was a letter con
fessing to the murder of "two inomen'
In Chicago, and oue sigued "Minnie
Mitchell," the name of llarthollu't
murderer fiancee. Nothing wus suid
of the deuth of his mother, Mrs. Anna
Ilnrtholln, whose body wus found in
the basement of her residence In Chi
cago three weeks after tlie son lied.
The town authorities at once noted
thu ii-seiublauce the body bore to thu
description of the Chicago fugitive. It
was then that a more careful examin
ation was made, and the note confes
sing the murders wns found. The towr
authorities buried the body but It wil'
be exhumed to remove nuy doubt us tc,
the Identity of tlie suicide.
Bartholin's note referred to the twe
murders and declared that no one ex
cept himself wns concerned in the com
mission of the crime. The note filled
one und a quarter pages of letter pupei
und was signed "Win. llurtholln."
Other letters found on the body,
were written two years ago und were
signed "M. M." The Initials uro sup
posed to stand for Minnie Mitchell.
DriMve IlKllte on the latliilllla Kxprctell
Ollli'hil circles in Panama, Colombia,
hold to the belief that within a short
time it gient buttle will tnke plueu
somewhere in the Intel lor of thu de
pailiiieiit of Panama that will decide
thu fate of tlie evolution. Cenerul
hnlnnr, governor of Panama, anxiously
desires to leave in command of an ex
pedition for tlie relief of (ieneral Mor
ales Kuril it Aguit Dulce, hut the
national government does not want to
engage In buttle with the revolutionists
until nit the forces ordered for the
isthmus anil tlie remainder of the 3, 000
men who were at Honda shall have
OLD FEUD SETTLED.
Illonilr Plcdl !nr In Willi-h line Man
Ten miles east of Duraut, Oklahoma,
a feud tvns settled by a bloody tight
in tlie ronil between llev. W. K.
Whitley and ills two sons, Krnest and
Alf on one side and ,1. A. and J. V,
KIchnrdsQii and their brother-ln-luw,
John Wnl ten burger, on the other. The
elder Whaley was killed and Alfs arm
-ere shot to pieces, while J A.
Itichaidsou received a severe flesh
'riilml to DeMlh hy Aiilomohlle,
One person was killed und two were
I jiM-ed by .in itutoinoblh) nt Vinelatid,
N. , -atnrdny. The deitd man was
." .nisi. W'lbt-rg, aged J7. Ills fnthur
nnd a friend were tho other victims,
Voung Wllhorg was riding a bicycle,
while his father and friend were in a
CHrrlage a few i I aliead. (Sudden!
uu automobile came up from behind.
It wm g ih ,a a high rnleof speed
nnd struck young Wllberg. lie wus
thrown from his wheel und the uuto
uioti'.le pussed over his body, killing
hi in iusluuliy,
WAGE WAR ON WOMEN.
Filipino Allnrk Tiiun eml Wnntnnljr
Itlos, a fanatical lender of the natives
in tho province of Tayabne, Luzon, at
tacked the town of Lngumanoc, Sep
tember 3, at thu head of 30 riflemen
and lAO men armed with bolos. The
bnnd wantonly killed two women and
one girl aud wounded seveial other
A detachment from the native con
stabulary arrived unexpectedly ut
Lagumanoc w title lllo's men were still
there. They attached and routed the
bandits, killing several of Itlos's fol
lowers, and have rounded up 700 men,
many of whom are suspected of com
plicity in the attack on Lagumanoc.
The guilty ones among the 700 men
will be picked out und the remainder
set at liberty.
One of Illos's lieutenants who was
captured said Ulos was a direct de
scendant of (lod and that it was beyoud
the power of man to Injure him.
The constabulary have also captured
one of Itlos's main strongholds.
DEADWOOD GETS CONORESS.
Next Nesslon or Mining C'ouirreM l ,e
Ileli! In Tlmt City.
The fifth annual session of tlie In
ternational Mining congress, which
has been in session In llutte, Is a thing
of the paft, and when It reconvenes iu
the joint city of Dead wood and Lead,
S. I)., it will be the American Mlulng
congress, the name having been
changed. The following ofllcers were
elected: President, J. II. Richards.
Idaho; first vice president, 8. W. ltus
sell, South Dakota; second vice presi
dent, E. H. llnckley, Missouri; third
vice president, Thomas K. Kwing, Cali
fornia; treasurer, Charles. W. (loodule,
Montana; executive committee, Joseph
L. K. Armstrong of Wnshlng'on, (leo.
T. Oraysou of Oregon, W. M. Kendall
of Ohio. '
Tlie selection of Deadwood and Lead
City, S. I)., as the place for holding the
next meeting of the congress wus ef
fected very quietly unci there was little
or no opposition. The limn for hold
ing the session was fixed for the month
of September, next year, but a definite
date will be fixed by tho executive
Kniclne Kan Into the Itay.
An extra switch engine of the South
ern Pacific company, while standing
beneath the coal bunkers in the West
Oakland, Cal., yards waiting for a
change of crews, was bumped Into by
a freight truin nnd the throttle thrown
open. The locomotive plunged for
ward instuntly and begau a runaway
trip through a network of hundreds of
side trucks and headed for the West
Oakland Mole, where a dozen tralus
and '.V'i.XI passengers from dan Francis
co were waiting to be curried overland
to locul points. Hy a fortunate chance
the tower man, knowing the engine
wus not manned, threw the runuway
onto an extreme outside track, thus
averting a collision with the stundlng
trains or preventing the Iron monster
from clashing through the waiting
rooms ut tlie ferry depot, crowded with
human helm's. The engine attained a
speed of thli ty-flve miles nn hour be
fore il plunged off the end of the tinclt
Into the waters of the buy, making n
lenp of fully thirty feet. The huge
monster now lies buried under twenty
feet of wnter.
Illmtn from tin. .Month ut h Chiiihiii.
While the guns of tlie fort were fir
ing on the fleet ut Fort Wright, Fish
er's Island, N. Y., l'dwuid Hoy wus
instantly killed by the premature dls
! charge of a 12-Inch gun; Hurry A.
Davis died later at the hospital fiom
injuries received, and n third man,
Suuiucl Clevenger, was severely wound
ed. Several others suffered slight In
juries. All the men weio privates of
the Second company, coast artillery,
of tho regular army. Hoy was No. "
man at the gun, and wus handling tlie
powder. He hud put a thirty-pound
charge into the gun, and had just
pushed the breech block into place
wltimul lucking it, when the explosion
occurred. Ills supposed that a piece
of burning rag hud been left in thu
gun. Hoy was literally b'.own to pieces.
Davis was hit In the cheek by a piece
of flying bone, and sustained fatal injuries,
FHtnoim I'rofeimur l)el.
l'rof, Rudolph Vlrchow, the patho
logist, is dead at llerllii. The papers
priut glowing eulogies of the deceased
professir, classing him as the world'
greatest medical nnd scientific reform
er, and saying tlmt uo other man had
so deeply influenced modern medicine,
and that no other hud such a world
wide rcputution and so many followers
In all lands. The papers also praise
his humanitarian activity in Improving
the Ilerlin hospitals and other sanitary
Institutions, and the Liberal organs
extol his political activity and un
REAL TRAGEDY ON STAGE.
IuIIh Turkey, un Actrr. Kllln Her I. over,
Then t'oniiiilta Pull'lilf.
Julia Packey, an actress, shot Julius
llardoss on the stage. The couple had
been engaged but llariloss's affections
had cooled and he had given up his
fiancee. In the play Julia had to shoot
Julius, who ucted as i'er sweetheart,
llullets were placed In the revolver In
stead of blank cartridges, with futul
results. Afterwards Miss Packey com
mitted suicide by opening her vein.
MARTINIQUE IS D00EL.
HALF A MILLION LIVES IN DANGER OF BE
ING BLOTTED OUT.
Volrsno IiirreHe In Activity nml Portlier
Kriiptloimnre MomentMrlty i;if rteil
. Unite MonntHln 1'enk Tup
pies Into Critter.
The report brought by tho royal
mull steamer Ynreer which has arrived
at Castries, Island of St. Lucia, II, W.
I., of the loss of L',000 lives through the
recent outbreak of Mont Pelpe, referred
to tlie deaths since Aug. 30, and not to
the loss of life resulting from the re
ported outbreak of Wednesday, Sept. 3.
The state department has received
the following cablegram from United
States Consul Jekyl at Fort de France,
relative to the latest eruplfous of Mont
"Two violent eruptions of Mont
Pclee, Aug. 30, destroyed village of
Mornc Uouge, Ajoupa lloulllon, devas
tating area Including Parnassu Mournc,
Carbot Mournc, Ilallatll llourdon
Heights. Estimated 1,. ',00 killed; many
Ills generally believed that the Isl
and of Martinique Is doomed to total
destruction, aud the fear Is that when
the catastrophe comrs, Uuadelope will
be visited by nn all-destructive tidal
wave. lluslness Is absolutely at a
standstill. Few shops are open, and If
It were not for the elTorts of a small
number of the more valiant souls, hun
dreds would starve to death here, be
cause of their fear of a more terrible
Details that have been received dur
ing the last two days, prove that the
eruption on Mont Pclee of August 30
was far more violent than any of the
As tlie eruptions continue, the mouth
of Mont Pelee grows In size. Ills now
of enormous proportions. Morne La
croix, one of the peaks that reared sky
ward from the south side of Pelee, has
fullen bodily Into the crater and has
been completely swallowed. There
seems to be a side pressure In the cra
ter and the burning chasm widens per
ceptibly every day.
Clouds no more hung about the crest
of Mont Pelee. The terrific heat seems
to drive everything away. The column
of flame and smoke rears directly into
the heavens so that its top Is lost tn
sight. In the darkuess of the night it
has tlie appearance of a stream of mol
ten irou, stundlng fixed between
heaven and earth. From Morne Cape
the relief troops were compelled to
make a quick retreat, although they
succeeded In taking out u few wound
ed. Tho entire country nearly to Fort
de France Is buried uuder it deep cover
of ushes. This lias made it almost im
possible to find tho bodies of those who
havo perished while fleeing to the sea
toast. Constnntlnc Cnrru, one of the few
who succeeded In escaping from Morne
llougc after tho explosion, found refuge
off the steamer Hsk. She was with
twelve others In her house when Pelee
gave Its first warning of the disaster
which it was about to pour upon the
upon the village. She said that tlie
first explosion destroyed many houses.
She wns hurled with great force,
against the wall of the room In which
was sitting. On recovering from tho
bhnck, she run outside, and there saw
three sepernte tougiiesof lire sweeping
down fiom the mouth of tlie volcano.
The earlh shook with so great vlolencu
that she could not retain her feet.
She wus blinded by tho glare of tlie
flumes. The heal wus so terrific thut
her flesh was bllsteied. She awaited
the death she believed to be Inevitable.
Fortunately the flames swept to onu
side of her und she wns saved.
At (irande An si- the tide swept 300
feet in shore, destroying many houses
und drowning scores of Inhabitants.
F.vcn nt Fort do Prime? the most
stout of heart have lost courage.
Colonel LeCocur hits reported to his
government that it is his opinion the
entire Island of Martinique will have
to be nbnndoned. He asks for assist
ance in transporting the luhabltantu
to the other Islands of the West Indian
VENEZUELANS ARE 8TAKVING.
Ureut Kufferlng an it lleeult of the Pro
trttcteti Wr Mow In I'mgremi.
United Slates Minister liowen at
Caracas has forwaided to the state de
partment, under date of Aug, 'J, a
plaintive plea for the poor people In
that capital, who ure suffering great
misery ns tho result of the protracted
war now In progress. The special plea
'i made by Itev, T, S. Pond, tho senior
American missionary iu Caracas, nnd
Mr, Ilotven has undertaken gladly to
receive any contributions that may be
sent frrm America to his legation. He
says that Mr. Pond does not propose to
glye money to the poor, but only pro
visions that arc cooked. He needs,
according to Mr. liowen, 83,000, but
could easily use five times that amount.
SHOTON THE STREET.
Negro Attempting In Ktcxue From (Iffleern
F.dward Ilrown, colored, was fatally
wounded ou the street of St. Louis,
Annie Gates, aged U', uccused the
negro of chasing her. He was cap
tured and identified and was turned
over to it policeman, hut jumped out of
tho patrol wagon and ran, Cltlzeus
nnd ofllcers pursued, lirlng at tho lice.
Ing negro, Two bullets brought him
to the ground, und he died twenty
Destructive forest Oresihtoccurred
recently In every part of Urecce.
Martin llulz Is dead at his home In W
Santa Monica, Chi., at the age of 107.
Anthracite coal Is being shipped to
New York from London, ou njfjiintof
the strike. , l
Knglneer Ilalscn was severely In
jured In a rallwny accident nt Ilock
The total valuation of the real estate
In the city of Chicago Is shown to be
Two electric cars on the Fort Snell-Ing-St.
Paul lino collided and ten per
sous were Injured, none fatally.
The Imports of dry goods nnd mer
chandise at the port of Yew York last j
week were valued at 811,805,180. '
A tornado struck the towns of Albla
and llltemnn, la. In the latter place
several houses were blown away.
Mrs. John Flanlgau of Outhra, 0.
I., was burned to death while Attempt
ing to light tho fire with kerosene.
At llutte, Mont , Jimies Morten has
been sentenced to death for the murder,
at Silver Hos-, of llrakemnn Williams.
The corporation of Limerick has r- I
solved to ofTer the freedom of the city I
to Generals llotlm, Dewetand Delarey. I
A runaway tram car at Glasgow, I
Scotland, ran Into three cars waiting- L I
at a crossing, twenty persons being 'jmif' I
jured. j1 I
At the close of the seventeenth week: I
of the miner's strike both sides to the
contest say they are satisfied with the I
An explosion In a colliery near I
Khyniley, Kngland, resulted In the I
death of thirteen and the serious In- .1
jury of seventeen. I
In a fight between joint rnldcrs and I
proprietors in Kansas City, Kan., I
Paul ltadnmacker, a cooper, wus
severely wounded, I
Michael, the bicyclist, while train-
Ing, came Into a terrific collision and
possibly permanently disabled. Iluret,
the French champion. H
In u wreck on the Northern Pacific H
on the Idaho-Montana line Knglneer H
Owens was killed and his fireman and H
n trump severely injured. H
Neither the partial nor the total H
evacuation of the Island of Martlniquu H
has been decided upon by France. The H
question bus nut even been considered. H
President ltoosevclt has placed him- H
self on record ns opposed to any In- H
humane use of horses In the coming M
cow toy race from Deadwood to Omaha, t
Heverend Leslie Armitage, of White B
Sulpher Springs, Mont., while hunting, M
accidentally shot himself and wns M
dead when found by a searching party. M
President Itoosevell's accident hansjB Wt
strengthened the outcry in this ' MM
country against tho present inadequate H
regulations for the control of motor M
A suit for $75,000 damages pgainst M
the California raisin combine has been H
begun in the United Stntcs Circuit H
court, Situ Francisco, under tlie Slier- M
mnn unli-triisl Iitw. M
Twenty-five masked men, supposed M
to be miners, killed '400 sheep ou tho H
Green Horn Mountain, Oregon, be- M
cause the sheep wereou what is termed H
tlie "miners' rescue.'' M
In a gale on Gull hike, Michigan, a H
rowlioat containing A. (.'. Miller of H
lialtlc Creek and Herman liner und H
Henry lluer of Yorkville. Mich., wns' H
capsized and nil three were drowned. H
Levi Asheiifclter, whose nnmo was a H
terror to the Indians on tlie Wyoming H
frontier in the early days of bloody H
warfare with the savages, died near H
Covlna, Cal., from accidental injuries I
susta'ned while loading hay. H
Fisher Million, a negro tried before I
Judge Davis in the county court' at H
rihelleyvlllc, Ky., hits been found B
guilty of vugriincy and sentenced to I
be sold into servitude for a period of H
twelve months, the highest penalty, H
Harvey Lognn, alias Kid Curry, llnj. H
alleged ringleader in the Ureal North-Bw I
em truiu robbery in which ZM),0(m"W" I
worth of unsigned Montana bank bills I
were stolen, has been turned over to H
the Federal authorities at Knoxvllle, ",,-u-l,
Ilarcelona police intcrferred In a I
work mans' meeting and inude several
arrests. A crowd then tried to rescue I
the prisoners aud cavalry guards I
charged and llrcd on the people. One I
man was killed and several were I
Secretary of State Dunbar of Oregon I
has paid the reward for the capture of I
Hurry Tracy to five men of Cretton, I
Wyo., who wounded the outlaw nt the I
F.ddy ranch, near Creston, nnd cup- I
turcd him, TIiub ends the Trucy chap- I
ter iu that state. H
American dressmakers, in conven- I
Hon next week, will luy pluns, H H I
reported, for nn Invasion of Knr'ope iu I
retaliation for tlie manner In which I
tlie modistes of Pnrls aud other Knro- I
pean cities have been making Inroml I
upon their custom, H
llcrlln bourse last week lacked u nni. I
form tendency. Tho rather rapid ad-
vance of coal and iron l,BrcH f iUg i
previous week. In spite of the un, V fl
pleasant reminders that the industrial I
situation had not ye liiiprVc,l, WMj fl
seen to have been unwarronted. ' fl
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