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f' ; UTAH STATE NEWS
HH-l i Tlie farmers of Utnli county aro now
mPWf ' v 'KRlnff sugar beets. Tlic crop Is gen
Hpi ratly very good In this section.
M f Almost halt nn Inch of rnln fell at
'.d Mount Pleasant on Saturday night, the
M,', 'tirst one to lay the dust since July 2nd.
H'' 'During the past wcclc forty-tno
! births woro reported to the Salt hake
board of health twenty-three mules
and nineteen females.
Hoy Green, a Salt Lake messenger
H ' boy, last week decamped with 3135,
B , which had been given htm to depot It
M " In the bank by a customer.
B Murray will soon become a city of
B"'' i the third class, an application for a
H charter having been presented to the
H ' board of county commissioners,
H The Utah clip thlsyear, according to
B a, prominent sheep owner, will be be-
k I twecn 12,000,000 and 1 1.000,000 pounds
H at an average price of Vi cents a pound-
H The saloons of Suit Lake City were
H clobed Sunday for the Hist time slncu
H the edict was Issued by the police thai
H the Biiloons must not reuiulu open on
H the Sabbath.
H The sugar factories of the state will
H begin work within a few dojs. Indl-
H dtcatlons are that the output of rcllned
H tuigur this j our will be larger thun
H ever beforo In the history of Utah.
H I'cter Morlpuscn will not be executed
H October IT, the date of the execution
being postponed by Judge Morse, who
H lias signed a cerltfleutu of probable
cause of appeal to the supreme court.
H Hnrry Strong, who was shot In a
H saloon row In halt Lake City about two
'" weeks ago has succumbed to his
wounds. Miles Itomney, his assailant,
J i will now bu placed on ti ial for murder.
H y The Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs,
B Krnest lloyns, of Kurt.hu, met deuth in
a, horrible manner last week, tho little
H 'one being hculdcd by a can of boiling
grease which had been accidentally
J A flro dumaged Poolsen's flouring
J mill bate me lit at Hlchlleld to the cx-
B tent of 8.'00. The blaze caused much
M excitement, an the mill Is valued at
H 820,000, and Its danger of total destruc-
B .tlon was great.
B Councilman llardcastle, of Sandy,
H .while walking homo In the dark, fell
H and struck his nose, breaking tho boue
and otherwise, disfiguring his face. It
H will require borne time and medical at-
H tcntiou to repair the iujuries done
H Willi the grain of the county mostly
B threshed and the buy In the stuck, it Is
HHB determined Unit Sevier has produced
HHh the lightest crop this year since the
HHH visit of the crickets In early days. Tho
HHH sugar beet ciop is much better, how-
PPK v Suffering from an acute attack of In-
H i ' flammatory rlienmutism, Win, Crllch-
HHH ' low of Park City took an overdose of
H-" morphine In a room in the Metropolitan
H hotel, Halt Lake City, on Sunduy lust,
H and died from the effects In a few
H The sheep men of Uintah' county are
H jl shipping sheep in consideruble num-
H if bers out of the country. Owing to the
H U unfavorable outlook for range, the
m numbers of tills class of livestock will
H bo very mutcriully lessened by another
H I It Is claimed that the smelting fur-
Pj ' naces of Salt Lake valley ure consum-
H ing no less thun 2,000 tons of oredally,
f with the tonnages, flux and fuel easily
1 Increasing It to 3,000, aud yet the ca-
J pacity of the plants is being dally lu-
.' " creased.
(bbbbbM The Washington county fair proved
a success as regurds attendance, ex-
' hlblts and interest manifested In the
H enterprise. The agricultural, liortl-
H cultural and stock exhibits were above
' i the average, while the sporting feu-
H I tures of thu fulr proved Immensely
Rv 1 if
MH I Miss Millie IJaycock, of KlchHeld,
V, was throu from a horse one day last
V ' week, her foot catching In tho stirrup,
H and she was dragged a block I e fore
P she could extricate herbelf, the aiilmul
P attempting to kick her all the time.
H Strange to say she escuped with only
H The rainstorm of Saturday will bo of
H vast be ne lit to Sanpete county. Thu
H beet crop will be greatly benefitted,
H and although it comes too late to ben-
H eflt the summer range, it has done In-
H estimable value by succoring thu
H grasses and other vegetation upon
H which the sheep exist during dm win
H YA Maikttl, a Salt Lake meichant,
H wasancsted lastSunday on the etiurgu
H of violating the Hominy ordinance pro-
1 hlblting thu currying on of business on
H the Sabbath. The olllcers declare that
H nil places of business must be closed
on the Sabbath,
H Utah will have another mammoth
H sugar fuctory and it will be built in
H the great Hear rher valley about uns
H i itnlle south of Qai laud. It will be com-
H menccd this full, will cost upwards ol
H y .4050,000, and ulll be built by the Utuh
H tJugar company.
H' A schoolboy named Llsh nas thrown
H and bcrlously Injured while riding
B across the aBphalt pavement at Vernal,
H upon which the horse slipped and fell,
H catching the boy beneath him aud
H ' breaking both legs and catting his
B -aead and face seriously.
B '' JaaaaaaaaH
BUTTG CHINESE KIDNAPPED.
WIFE AND CHILD OF WEALTHIEST CHINA
MAN IN NORTHWEST ABDUCTED.
Were Carrlril AHy bjr Two Men mill
AViiiiihii mnl Are HrliiK llrlil For
ItniiBimi Urlme nn Vuuiu-
Hllr ltoltl Dae.
The wife and child of Chin Quen,
tho wealthiest Chinaman In thu north
west, were kidnapped Monday night
from his home In the Chinese quarter
In llulte, Mont. Two men and a wo
man drove up to tho house and were
seen to enter. Later they emerged
with the woman and child, who seemed
to be gugged. Neighbors tried to In
terfere, but the kidnappers drew re
volvers and drove ofT, threatening the
crowd. Tho police were unable to find
any trace of the kidnappers. Tuesday
morning Quon found a note under his
door, saying that he could recover the
two by leaving 52000 in a cunyon back
in tho mountains. Tho sheriff Is on
tho trull of the kidnappers.
CHILD CRUSHED BY COACH.
Three Year (Mil (iltl of lrmt 1'nllt Hun
Oirr hiiiI UIIUil.
The Lewlston coach ran down and
crushed to deuth Gladys Chamberlain,
the thiee-year-old duughtcr of Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel Chamberlain at Oreat
Fulls, Mont. The accident occurred
directly in front of tho little one's
home, uhere she was taken aud died
half un hour later, 'J ho heavy wheels
of the couch passed directly over the
body of tho child. After tho accident
the co.icli went on to the stable of the
company on Third avenue without
stopping aud tliu driver wus working
about there unci hud made no men
tion of the killing. Ho wus at once
taken beforo the county attorney and
guvo his name as M. S. Iloivc, claim
ing to have been it driver for a number
of years. Owing to an extra largo
amount of business llowo wns put in
charge of un extra coach from Lewis
town and It wus his first trip. He
claimed to have been unable to control
his horses, they having been fright
ened by an approaching street car.
Ills reason given for not turning back
was that he did not believe the child
FELL SIXTY FEET.
MrlilRemnn Drnpn lulu Hnnke Itlver, Near
Huntington, Ore., anil la Killed,
Hugh Heattle, a brldgeman working
on the Oregon Short Line new bridge
over Snake i Iver just east of Hunting
ton, Ore., was killed at noon Tuesday.
The whistle had just announced the
noon hour, and while lleattio was
climbing up the false work to reach
the top of the bridge he lost his hand
hold on the timber, falllug backward
and down sixty fest Into the river be
low. The unfortunate man came In
contact with the braces three times
during the fall, badly breaking his
limbs and Injuring liim Internally. He
wus quickly rescued by men In a boat,
but life was extinct when they reached
the shore with the body.
Since the new bridge over Snake
river has been started there have been
several accidents occurred, but none
terminated fatally prior to this. Thete
seems to be no censure due anyone.
The work Is of a very hazardous na
ture, and how he lost his hold Is known
only to himself.
DAMAGES FOR WHISKERS LOST.
I'ecullur Hull llrouk-lit Agslutt street
A peculiar damage suit 1ms bean
brought against a street railway com
pany of New York City by Simon
Kurtz, who seeks to recover $10,000
because of a fall which compelled him
to shave off his beard. Kurtz is a
canor or siuger in a synagogue. Since
losing his beard he declares he cannot
longer follow his profession. The rules
of the church forbid It.
Baula Fe, New Slexlio, Vlilled hy the
Word On In lean.
Santa Fe, N. M., hits juslexperlenced
the worst hall anil rain storm In jears.
The capital wus stiuck by lightning
and only prompt action prevented the
liro from spreading. The streets were
rivers of water and thu uiioyuswcre
filled with water that swept eveiy
thing before It, drowning much live
stock. The Sunta l'e river wus a tor
rent unu the hall stripped the trees of
leaves and fi nit.
l'aiuirtl CiMiTlct C'Niturril.
1M llouseu, the countci feiter, who
escaped from the goiernnicnt peniten
tiary on McNeil's island, Wush., re
cently, was shot and captured at a
point on the eust end of the Island by
u rancher who was in tho posse hunt
ing for the prisoner, llunsen refused
to sunender and the man shot Mm
through the stomach Hansen wus
taken back to the prison on u stretcher
and surgeons were summoned from the
stute hospital for Mio Insune at Stella
coon to attend . m. His coudltlou Is
Kara lli.raiia Cremated,
Two ruce horses wero burned to
death at thu lutcrstuto Tulr grounds
ut Spokane, Tuo i,( The 1'rineu ,f
Spokane, owned 1 . jvm.11 V. l'cel,
un elght-yeur-o tioio 1 longing to
Wllllum Hogaboom of Wullu Wnlln,
were the unlmals that met their death.
The only explanation the men who
were at work on the grounds c . give
of the bla?o Is that It wna caused by
engine sparks, as they cuj that the
flames broke out In the bsru almost
Immediately after a train parsed.
HOOPER YOUNO CAPTURED
! Itepnrted to lime Made Confenslon
HegardlnK Killing of Mm. l-nlltzer.
William Hooper Young, for whom
the police of New York have been
searching In connection with the mur
der of Mrs. Annie Pulitzer, has been
found, and Is also said to have made a
confession regarding the killing of
In the gulze of a tramp he had been
wandering about the country for sev
eral days, and was orrestcd Monday
evening by tin- Derby, Conn., police on
suspicion. Although bis description
corresponded closely with that sent
out by the New York ofllcers, the pris
oner at first stoutly denied any connec
tion with the murder, and even when
lie waft confronted with a man who
was formerly a fellow workman, lie
still denied his Identity. Hut upon
the arrival of a man with whom he
wus Intimately acquainted, the prison
er acknowledged that lie Is William
Hooper Young. He consented to go
back to New York without tho formal
ity of requisition papers.
During the Interview with the offi
cers which followed Young's admission
of his Identity, lie Is said to have made
a confession regarding the crime. The
exact nature of this confession was not
made public, it was said thai Youug
had spoken of an accomplice, but one
of the oIlleei'H when questioned about
"If you say simply that a confession
has been made, you tell tho whole
AN OKLAHOMA FEUD.
Four Milium Kllhdiiml ,Seerul Wounjed
In h htrect I iglit.
In n light among feudists at
Spokogec, 1. T., four men were killed,
one mortally wounded and several
others slightly wounded. The deud
aro Willis II rooks ami his sons, Clifford
and John Hrooks of thu Hi ooks fiction,
and "Old Man" Kiddle of the Kiddle
faction. John Hrooks was mortally
wounded. Of the half-dozen others
who wero shot three were spectators,
and nono was seriously injured.
Jim McKarland of the Kiddle party
said: "Willis Hrooks and his two sons,
Clifford and John, came to Spokogco
armed, and met old muu Kiddle at the
post offce. John Hrooks stopped obj
man Kiddle and threatened to kill Mas
I was standing on the corner when
Kiddle run, und Willis Hrooks threw i
cartridge into his gun and said lit
would kill Kiddle foi luck. He Died
and missed, but Clifford Hrooks then
shot old man Kiddle in tho back of the
head as he ran out. He fell dead. H
was unarmed. John Hrooks then told
his father to look at me standing on
the corner. Willis Hrooks and his boyi
began firing at me, and I returned tin
fire. Willis Hrooks fell, arose and bo-.,
gun shooting again, and fell for good.
The boys then went down, shooting tc
Mcl'arlaud and the other Klddleitei
surrendered, and are in jail.
Former Salt Lake Unman bulcldealn New
The body of Miss Mary Gruner, for
merly a resident of Salt Lake City, and
for several j ears employed as a dress
maker in Walker Hros. 'store, was found
In her room In New York City, Mon
day. At first It was thought a -foul
murder had been committed, but now
the ifenerally accepted theory Is that
tho woman committed suicide. It It
claimed that Miss Uruner becarao in
fatuated with n Salt Lake attorney. A
short time since the attorney was mar
ried to another woman. A clipping
containing the announcement of thli
marriage was found In Miss Oruner'i
room, and the supposition is that when
she learned ol the matter she took hei
CAUSE IS HOPELESS.
Coll. pi. of ,. It.belllon In Colombia li
The following importantdlspolch hai
been received nl the Colombian lega
tion at Washington from Governor
Salaznrof the Department of Panama:
"Panama, Sept. 22. Kebels have re.
treated to Agua Dulce. Hallway trufllc
perfectly free. Interior of Colombia
completely pacific. Today additional
reinforcements reached Colon from
Bnriunqullla. Kebels admit hopeless
ness of their cause.
Man Who Cauaed Hlamprde In Negro
Cliunll Iloea Not leel Itenponalble.
William Hicks, the negro Insurance
agent, with whom J. 11. Hallou, the
negro lawyer, engaged In an alterca
tion which, it is said, caused the dis
aster in hliiloh church, at Klrmingham,
Ala., is tinder arrest. After giving
bond, he sulci: "I do not feel responsi
ble for the stumpede or for the deaths
of so many Christian people, but how
the courts will look at this will be a
different matter, und I will willingly
abldu by their verdict."
lloja In lllun Capture Morn Fnrli..
Up to Sunday the force commanded
by Captain John Pershing of the Plf
tccnth liifantiy, operating against the
Moros In the Island of Mindanao, had
mot with slight resistance In thu Macin
country and hud captured seven forts,
killed twenty-fheund wounded twenty
Moros. There wero no American
casualties. Mucin is situated a short
march from Sallr, where the troops
rusted. General Stunner has forwarded
additional rations to Captain Pershing
so as to permit him to keep In the field
If Mucin offers serious resistance.
COLOMBIAN REBELS MASSING
SITUATION AT PANAMA AND COLON SAID
TO BE CRITICAL
A Great Many I'eopln are Leaving- Their
lloinea for Fear of ICehel Attacka
Iteliiforcetnenta llelng Nent
The Hrltish steamer La Plata ar
rived at Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday
from Colon, bringing a large number
of refugees from the Isthmus. It Is
reported that owing to the fear of rebel
attacks a great many people aro leav
ing Colon and Panama. The Colom
bian government Is still sending rein
forcements to tho Isthmus and tho
Plata carried 1,000 government troops
from Savanilla to Colon. The Colom
bian revolutionists aro said to bo
massing In the neighborhood of the
isthmus. 'The refugees declare tho
situation at Panama and Colon to bo
Tho olllcers of the Plata say they
were informed while at Colon that
several Liberal sympathizers had been
Imprisoned at Panama because they
violated the order recently Issued by
the government and appeared on the
streets of that city. Huslncss at Colon
Is entirely suspended.
The plan of the i evolutionists would
seem to be to attack the government
forces without interfering with rail
road trutllc over thu isthmus.
Hoi ra Mtit Phj -for 'llirlr Undoing.
The London Dally Mull snys tho
government has decided that thu new
Booth African colonies uiu to bo re
quired to pay $Ml.00(i,00(l toward the
cost of the South African war, thu
colonist, however, to be allowed
r.ui pie time in which to mnku this pay
ment. It will not be collected until
the extension of trade and expansion
of revenue permit. Consequently the
louu will not be lloated for two or
three years. Mining pro Ills will prob
ably be taxed III per cent, more than
they were before the war and money
will also be obtained by granting all
Icluds of concessions and mineral
Ureat llrllaln (iralia Another Inland,
The state department has received a
telegram from United States Minister
Howcn, dated Caracas, September 20,
reporting that the president of Vene
zuela, with his army, is in Valencia.
He adds that the Venezueluu govern
ment has protested against the Hrlt
ish flag being raised on the island of
Palos, oer which the Venezuelan gov
ernment has claimed lis sovereignty.
The island, which Is uninhabited, li of
great strategic importance. The Hrlt
ish government lias claimed the Island
for many yeuis. ,
.OverUne lliimlrril I.lvra l.oat In Church
Tho negro population of Klrming
ham, Ala., is in mourning, and a gloom
lias been c.istoiur the entire state as
the people begin to realize tho Im
mensity of the appalling disaster at
Shlloh Huptlst chinch. The number
of deud hus reached 110, und ninety of
these have been Identified. A large
majority of the victims of the stam
pede were residents of Klrmingham,
and as fast as the undertakers can pre
paie their bodies for inspection they
are being Identified.
Hooper toting Not et Captured.
Tho search for William Hooper
Young, the mun wanted for the mur
der of Mrs Joseph Pulitzer, whose
mutilated body was found Hooting In
the abandoned Morris canal near Jer
sey City, Thursday morning Inst, has
so far been unavailing. A nua Is In
custody In Derby, Conn., supposed to
be Young, but this Is doubted by the
New York olllcers. The pollco believe
Young has Ilcd to some lonely apot
on Loug Island anil suicided.
1'eaco In Chlnu la A a u red.
Dr. Munn von Schwartzensteln, the
German mlulstt-i to Chlnu, who has
arrived at Hcrlln, informed the cor
respondent of the Associated Press
that the situation in China looked en.
couraglng, and that peace seemed to
be Insured for seme years. The min
ister referred to the pleasant fortnight;
ho had just spent among friends in
the United States and expressed the
hope of returning to Pekln by wuy ol
the United States next spring.
FIRE ON OCEAN LINER.
Dlai Itagea Twelve lloura on Steannlilj
The American lino steamship St.
rou'.., which ui rived at New York
baturda.y, reported that on the voyage
a successful fight had been inado
against u fire "hlch raged for twelve
hours In the clothesroom. The fuct
thot the ship was on flro was kept
from the women passengers, although
the men ot the first cabin were made
aware of the possible danger.
Cnnaul llaa it Hard How to Hoe.
The excitement about tho new Hus
sion consul at Mltrovltza Is spreading
In Albunlu. Chief Issa Holjotlnaz and
his followers are determined not to
allow tho consul to resume his duties
ut that place, lloljetlnuz has collected
2,000 Alhanluns, hus fortlflcd.hls house,
Is well provided with ammunition nnd
la prepared to give battlo to the Turk
Ish troops sent to protect tho consul.
He announces that hu will murder the
consul as soon as he urrlves.
Wayward Son of John W. ToonR, and
Oramljon of 1'rralilent llrlgliam Young
A dispatch from New York City says
the mystery of the murder of Mrs. An
nie Pulitzer, whoso nudo body wos
found In the Morris canal, near Jersey
City, has been cleared up by the dls
covery that the woman was killed In a
flat at 103 West Fifty-eighth street,
w here her clothing was found.
This announcement was made by
Captain Titus of the delectlvo bureau,
who connects directly with the murder
a man named Hooper Young, who has
recently been employed in a cheap res
taurant. Titus lias learned that the
woman's body wms kept for some time
under the sink in the kitchen of the
flat In which she was killed.
Young has not been arrested, and It
believed to have lied from the city. He
Is said to have shipped a trunk to Chi
cago Thursday night. Ho formerly
worked for the Hoboken Crusader, and
tho police found his plcturo taken with
a group of employes. This picture was
shown lo the Hoboken livery man, who
at once picked out Young as the man
who hired a buggy from him on Wed
Hooper Young Is a son of John W.
Young, well known in New Yoili and
foreign financial circles, und himself a
son of llrlgliam Young, tho noted Mor
mon leader. Hooper Young has never
followed in his father's footsteps. He
bus always been of u roving disposition,
appearing In different parts of the
country und engaging in business ven
tures which never came to fruition.
Ills last attempt to settle down was
madu in Hoboken about nine months
ago, when hu engaged in the publica
tion of u leforin political pamphlot
called the Ci usader.
QUEbN LIL WANTS
PAY FOR LAND.
Asks That the tlovernment lay Her
rnenty Million Dollar
The claim of ex-Queen Liliuokalanl
for the crown lauds taken from her at
the time of the overthrow of tho
Hawaiian monarchy has been presented
to the senate commission on Hawaiian
affuirs by ex-Judge A. S. Humphreys.
The petition reopens the old question
of whether the Hawaiian monarchy
was overthrown with the assistance of
American troops, charging that the re
volt against the queen wus aided and
abetted und assisted by the minister
plenipotentiary of the Uuited States.
The queen asks that she be paid for
her lands, which she values at 3-0,-000,000.
The senators composing the commis
sion have also listened to a statement
from Humphreys, in which the terri
torial admluistrutlon was attacked,
and Humphreys announced that he
would present a statement which
would contuin charges against the ad
ministration. Circuit Judge Gear also
had u hearing before the commissioners.
MILITARY ROAD TO BE BUILT.
Aud Time Oprratloui Agaluat the Moros
Will He Kaaler.
On the urgent recommendation of
General Chaffee, commanding the mil
itary forces of the Philippines, Secre
tary of Wur Root has authorized an
expenditure of $20,000 for immedlute
ute in the construction of a military
road in the island of Mindanao from
Illlgan, the chief port on the north
coust of the Island, to a point ou the
northern shore of Lake Lanau. This
like Is lu tho heart of the Moro coun
try aud its shores are thickly dotted
with villages, the aggregate Inhabi
tants ot which are estimated at 35,000.
The action of the war department wai
cabled to General Chaffee.
Queen of llelglum I Dead.
Murle Hehrlelte, queen of Helglum,
died suddenly at Spu, Helglum, Thurs
day night. Neither her husband, mem
bers of her family, nor her majesty's
doctor were preseut at the time of her
death. She was seated at a table eat
Ing a light diuner when she was selcd
with an attack of syncope. Dr. Gull
I lame, who in tlie courso of the duy had
I remurked ccrtuln disquieting sytup.
toms in the queen's condition, wos
summoned Immediately, but her ma
jesty wub dead before hu ai rived. Two
members of tier suite were with thu
queen during her lust moments.
NAVAL BATTLE FOUGHT.
Vcueiuelan Hnrahlp Defeated by tb
A cablegram received lu Washington
says that a naval battle betweau tin
Venezuelan troops and the Kevolutlon
Ists Is reported to have occurred off
San Felipe, on the Orinoco, Tlie cable
gram suld thot tho government ves
sels hud been defeated und the Ven
ezuelun government because of the
defeat was unable to r-stubllsh aud
malntuin un effective blockude of thu
Another lliner Uprlalug l.iprrted.
China Is on tho verge of another
Hoxer uprising, which may equal that
of 1000, according to mall advices re
ceived ut the stute depurtment from
Minister Conger, duted Inst mouth.
The troubles appear to arise principally
from e'.torilonate taxation, combined
with resentment against tlie presence
of missionaries, thus Justifying the
judgment of the department of state,
which pointed out to the powers that
tho demand for excessive Indemnities
would result In serious Internal
troublei in China.
NEQR0ES KILLED IN CHURCH
SEVENTY-EIGHT LOOSE THEIR LIVES AT 1
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA. I
A How Hlarted and a Wild Itmh for Hoor I
Knaued, In Which Men and Women M
Mere Trampled Under Foot aud 'A M
C'ruahed to Heath. r l SM
Seventy-eight people ore known to
be dead and eighty Injured, somo per- ' P
haps fatally, as the result of a pa nip ;
which occurred In Shlloh Negro Haft- h
list church at lllrmlngham, Alabama, i;
Friday night, during tho evening ses-
tlon of the negro National Baptist eon- !,
Fifteen hundred delegates were W
crowded Into the church, which had a i
seating capocity of only 400, when tho J,"
audience was thrown into a stampede it-
by a conflict between two of the dele b
gates In the rear of the church. The
cries of "fight" which followed the J
audience mistook for an alarm of ?
"flro" nnd In the wild effort to escape lj
seventy-eight persons were crushed to
death Btid eighty more received Injur- 'j
les, gome of which may prove fatal. i
Tlie list of dead and Injured included ,
only negroes in attendance. it
Owing to the number of visiting del- ij
egatcs, the Identification of thu dead.
and Injured has been difficult.
During tlie storapedo Hooker T.
Washington and scvural other promi
nent negroes wete on tho stage and
wero unwilling witnesses to the fright
ful catastrophe. None of those in tho
choir or In the pulpit were injured In
the least. For a few minutes they ot- 'v
tempted to restore older, but, seeing: m
their efforts were futile, waited until x
the struggling crowd hail advanced fur
enough for them lo pick up the dead,
Most of the dead arc women, nnd the 1
physicians say in many coses they j
fainted and died of suffocation. A re j
markable feature of tho calamity is J
that no blood was seen on tiny of the j
victims. They were either crushed or j
died from suffocation. '
Shlloh chinch Is a modern brick
Structure and has just been completed
at a cost of 375,000. There aro four
entrances to tlie building and the main
one is sixteen feet wide. The deaths
were caused by everybody trying to
rush out the main entrauce at tlie same
time. Inside the church, not u bench
was overturned and all of those who
were killed died in or about tlie en
trance. The people near the front of
the church were not injured In the
BOXER LEADERS EXECUTED.
Fourteen Meet Heath at Handa of Chlnea
The Hoxer attack on Cheng Tufu,
capital of SzcCheun province, In which
thousandsof Hoxers made un ineffectual
attempt to take the city, began Sep
tember l.Mh. When the rebels endeav
ored to enter the city a conflict eusucil.
The attackers were driven back and
the gates of tho city were closed and I
guarded by troops. Soldiers quelled j
the disorder within theclty. Fourteen " I
Hoxer leaders and several other rebels ""
A new Viceroy and new military of
ficials aro now on their way to Cheng
Tufu to assume charge there.
Tho United States minister to China,
Mr. Conger, and the French minister
are urging the throne to further
firompt action towards subduing tlie
Forces of rrnvlalnnal (Inrernmeiit Hrlvrn
From Hie Town of I.liulie.
The forces of the provisional gov
ernment of Haiti, commanded by the
war minister, General Nord, have sus
tained a severe defeat at Llmbe. Gen- '
fiat Nord, at tho head of 3,000 men, 'i
attacked Llmbe at 0 o'clock on the
morning of the 17lh, and after desper
ate fighting lasting three hours the
general abandoned his position, guns
and war amunitlons, and left a great
number of dead and wounded, includ
ing several generals, on the field. Tho
population of Cape Haitian is in a slate
of anxiety. The enemy to the number
of 4,000 well-armed men Is advancing
on the place. Another battle beforo
the town Is Imminent.
UNREST IN 2ULULAND.
reeling lletween Hoera and Natives la
Uneasiness is felt at Durbun, Natal, ' pf
In consequence of reporta of unrest In
Zululand, where Iron hie appeurs to
have commenced. The Times of Natal
ssyB the feeling In .ululund between
Hoers nnd natives dumauds active gov
ernment Intervention. Dlnlsulu Is rti
gaining his prestige and is regarded as
The Zulus still have the arms with
which they were provided during tho
war. Since tho Zulus were killed by
Hoers In the Vryheld district, thu
paper continues, a bitter feeling hus
prevailed among the natives, and this
threatens to culmlnato In u serious
BETTER OFF IN AMERICA.
Nefroea Advlaed Agaluat .MlgratlnB to
At Friday's session of the National
Negro Haptlst convention at Hlrmlng
hum, Ala., the report on foreign mis
sions dwelt especially on the need of
more aggressive mission work In Afri
ca. Tho committee, however, dis
countenanced tho idea of American
nefc-roes moving to Africa lo reside, and
added that the American negro It li
batter condition than the uegro In any
other part of the world. ' V .,