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FORTHCOMING RUSSIAN LOAN.
Overtures Made to a Number of New
New York, Dec. 22.Overtures are
reported to have been maJe to a num
ber of local bankers concerning the
flotation here of a part of the forth
coming Russian loan. No definite
steps have been taken as yet toward
placing the bonds, but bankers express
the belief that a fair sized block will
find a market in this city and there
may even be a public offering, as in
the case of the two recent Japanese
loans, which were placed half here
and half -in Europe. The amount of
the new Russian loan, as already an
nounced, will be $260,000,000 and it
was said that perhaps $S5,000,000 of
this amount might be placed in this
This loan was to have b?en brought
out in January next, but it is now
stated that the issue will be post
poned until the middle eg February.
RUSSIAN ATTACKS FAIL.
Marshal Oyama Reports Small Encoun
ters With Enemy.
Tokfo, Dec. 22.The following re
port from Manchurian headquarters
was made public during the Ca.y:
"On Monday at 5 in the afternoon
the enemy's artillery east of Da moun
tain bombarded the neighborhood of
Sinlintsing. At 1 in the morning of
Tuesday the enemy's infantry attacked
us south of Pieniuhagpao and at Tat
zupao. By 4 in the morning he was
repuised. Simultaneously the enemy's
infantry attacked Chinshantung,' Hei
lintung and Huangtl and made a most,
vigorous attack in the neighborhood of
Chinshantung. The fighting continued
about an hour, when the enemy was
completely repulsed. We had no cas
ualties." FROM PERSONAL OBSERVATION.
Admiral Togo Reports Disablement of
Tokio, Dec. 22.Admiral Togo, who
has personally made a series of obser
vations of the Russian battleship Se
vastopol, telegraphs to the navy de
partment expressing the opinion that
the Sevastopol is disabled. Great
weight is attached to Togo's personal
obsei'vations and opinions, instanced
by the fact tiiat when the Russian bat
tleship Petropavlovsk was sunk Togo
was one of the few officers of the en
tire Japanese fleet whose eye caught
the vision of the speedy disaster.
RUSSIAN EMBASSY DENIES.
Not Tryirig to Bribe Fishermen on
VAN SANT SAYS
St. Paul, Dec. 22,Gov. Vant Sant
addressed a large audience at Hast
ings last night on "Frieght Rates,"
and his speech is regarded as his en
try into the senatorial contest as a
candidate for the seat in the United
States senate now occupied by Sena
tor Clapp, of St. Paul. Before going
to Hastings, Governor Van Sant was
asked if he was going to make a
If The People Like His Merger Fight
They Have His Permission to
Make Him Senator:
London, Dec. 22.The Russian em
bassy has given the Associated Press
a formal denial of the statement maae
in some of the London papers that it
has sent emissaries to Hull to bribe
the fishermen of the trawler fleet.
The embassy says it has no knowledge
whatever of the alleged attempts to
bribe the witnesses to aver that there
were torpedo boats among the fishing
fleet off the Dogger bank.
BELITTLE TH E CAPTURE.
Russian Critics on Recent Taking of
Fort at Port Arthur.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 22.Military
critics here do not attach vital im
portance to the capture of the north
fort of Keekwan mountain. They de
clare it is not part of the main line of
defenses of Port Arthur and, there
fore, is without direct influence on the
fate of the fortress.
Says Syveton Was Murdered.
Paris. Dec. 22.M. Syveton, father
of the late Deputy Syveton, has made
a formal complaint to the criminal
court that his son had been the victim
of assassination. The accused person
was not specifically named, as the ex
amining magistrate is to make a spe
cific charge after an investigation of
SICK AND INJURED
formal announcement of his candidacy
Bemidji has many first class institutions, but of'all none
receive the hearty praise accorded St. Anthony's Hospital. By
every woodsman ever confined in the institution it is spoken of
in the very highest terms and the treatment administered them
by the kind hearted sisters and hospital physicians is a matter
which commands the good will of everyone. r.- Ut/^^S
am going to let that take care of
itself. If the people of Minnesota
think that I am a man who represents
the principles I advocate and that I
am the man'to carry them out as a
United States senator, then my ad
dress may be looked upon as an an
nouncement of my candidacy."
GEORGE L. SHOUP DEAD.
Former Idaho Senator Passes Away at
His Home in Boise.
Boise, Ida., Dec. 22.George L.
Shoup, former United States senator
from Idaho, died at his home here dur
ing the day, aged sixty-eight years,
0EORGE L. SHOUP.
after an illness lasting severaJ weeks.
George Laird Shoup was born in Kit
taning, Armstrong county, Pa., in 1836.
He was elected United States senator
from Idaho in 1890, re-elected in 1895
and retired in 1901.
PARDON FOR COLONEL AMES.
Former Minneapolis Police Superin
tendent a Free Man.
St. Paul, Dec. 22.Fred W. Ames,
the former Minneapolis police super
intendent, who was sentenced two
years ago to serve six and a half years
for accepting a bribe, was granted an
unconditional pardon at a special
meeting of the pardon board held at
the capitol during the afternoon.
Mrs. Ames, the plucky wife of the
prisoner, who has worked unceasingly
for his release since the day he was
sentenced, was at the capitol awaiting
the action of the board and when the
news of the pardon was conveyed to
her in the governor's private office the
joyous shock was' so great that she
Fred W. Ames was convicted of hav
ing received a bribe on Dec. 1, 1902,
but the case was appealed to the su
preme court and it was not until July
10, 1903, that he commenced serving
his term. His conviction grew out of
the famous Minneapolis scandal cases,
which resulted in indictments being
returned against his brother, Mayor A.
A. Ames, and a number of other men
connected with the Ames administra
MAKING IT MANSLAUGHTER.
Proposed Minnesota Law on Killing
Man for a Deer.
St. Paul, Dec. 22.A state law mak
ing it manslaughter in the first degree
for a hunter to kill a man, mistaking
him for a d-er, is recommended by the
state game and fish commission, which
adopted its annual report to Governor
S. R. Van Sant. The report calls at
tention to the large number of deaths
each year resulting from the careless
ness of hunters and expresses the
opinion that a law of this kind would
reduce the number of such accidents
to a mimimum.
"The public is becoming aroused be
cause of the deaths from accidents by
careless hunters," says the report
"While Minnesota has fared well as
compared with some of her sister
states, still the accidents are alto
gether too numerous and our board is
of the opinion that a law ought to be
passed making it a penitentiary of
fense, manslaughter in the first de
gree, for one man to kill another in the
woods, mistaking him for a deer, and
that the defense that such killing was
an accident ought not to be considered
in the trial."
BITTER CHAPTER ENDS
RUSSIAN OFFICIALS ADMIT PAR-
TIAL WRECKING OF PORT
NEEDS SAILORS AND HEAVY GUNS
GENERAL STOESSEL SAYS FOR-
TRESS WOULD FALL ONLY
FOR SHIPS' AID.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 22.While de
clining to give details the admiralty
admits thai Russian advices from Port
Arthur sent by General Stoessel sub
stantially confirmed the Japanese ad
vices of the partial wrecking of the
Russian ships in the harbor and the
censor has been instructed to permit
the publication of the dispatches. It
is claimed that several of the larger
ships and a respectable number of tor
pedo boat destroyers are still seawor
thy, but they are not being considered
as a factor in the coming fight between
Admiral Togo's ships and the Russian
second Pacific squadron. The whole
series of misfortunes which has at
tended the Port Arthur squadron is a
bitter chapter in Russian naval annals,
but since the arrival of the latest ad
vices there has been less disposition
to critioise Rear Admiral Wiren's fail
ure to make a sortie, General Stoessel
b.aving decided that further defense of
the fortress would be impossible if the
guns of the warships and the sailors
landed were re-embarked. Had the
ships been able to go out under the
conditions existing they would have
been at the mercy of the Japanese and
have been sacrificed without hope of
inflicting commensurate damage. If
the fortress is relieved it is believed
that most of the ships will be raised
The reports that a Japanese squad
ron of forty vessels had already sailed
to meet the second Pacific squadron
is regarded at the admiralty here as
being incorrect and circulated for a
MOST EXTENSIVE OF THE WAR.
Mobilization of Reserves in Seven Rus
St. Petersburg, Dec. 22.Mobiliza-
tion of the reserves has been an
nounced in seven military districts.
This is the third and most extensive
mobilization of the war and will add
about 200,000 men to the army in the
Far East. It is thought that the whole
force can be placed in the field by
spring, when the problem of food and
fuel will be more easily met and the
transportation of the troops will create
less stress upon the Transsiberian
railway. It will bring General Kuro
patkin's effective force, roughly esti
mated, to 680,000 men.
The mobilization affects a portion of
about half the military districts of
Russia. While some of the reserve
men called to the colors will be used
to complete the strength of the regi
ments going to the front by far the
greater portion will be formed into re
serve units to replace troops which
have already gone to the Far East.
This year the conscripts taken number
about 500,000 men, being about double
the number usually called to the col
ors. The number of young men an
nually liable to military service is over
800,000. The new mobilization will
entail additional relief measures for
the families of reserve men, which will
probably be met by increasing the
credits of the zemstvos.
OF VITAL IMPORTANCE.
Question of Ability of China to Hold
Russians Seeking Refuge.
Tokio, Dec. 22.The examination of
the cargo, passengers and crew of the
British steamer Nigretia, which was
seized by the Japanese cruiser Tsu
shima Dec. 19, is progressing at Sas
ebo. Seemingly it is undetermined
whether parole breaking Russian offi
cers are on board the Nigretia. The
Japanese are carefully investigating
this feature of the case because of the
question of the ability of the Chinese
oflicals to properly conduct the intern
ment of Russians who seek refuge at
ports in China. It is considered vi
MAKES TASK EASIER.
Capture of Fort Will Aid in Taking
Headquarters of the Japanese Third
Army Before Port Arthur, via Fusan,
Dec. 22.The capture of the north fort
of East Keekwan mountain Dec. 18
by the Japanese is of much impor
tance, because it opens a way up the
gorge to the highest hills and will ren
der easier the capture of the moun
tain. It gives much additional foot
hold for a general assault on the west
ern half of the eastern fortified ridges.
The Japanese now hold five of the
seven protecting forts.
TROPHIES AT PORT ARTHUR.
Japs Report Capture of Guns, Rifles,
Washington, Dec. 22.The following
cablegram dated Tokio, Dec. 21, has
been received at the Japanese lega
"Port Arthur army reports our tro
phies at the battle of the north fort
of Tunkeekwanshan were four quick
firers, whereof two are usable four
machine guns, all usable, and five field
guns, which are under examination,
besides rifles, shells, ammunition,
TO MEET BALTIC FLEET.
Strong Jap Squadron Said to Have
London, Dec. 22.The Telegraph's
correspondent at Shanghai says it is
reported that a Japanese squadron,
composed of eight warships and fif
teen transports, has gone south to
meet the Russian Baltic fleet. The
Mail correspondent at Hongkong sends
a similar dispatch.
FOR POPULAR GOVERNMENT.
Governor of Moscow Condemns Reso
lution of Town Council.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 22.The gov
ernor of Moscow has officially con
demned the resolution of the Moscow
town council Dec. 13 advocating popu
lar control of the government and
freedom of the press and of meeting.
On instructions from Interior Minister
Sviatopolk-Mirsky City Captain Goli
zyn has demanded an official explan
ation of why questions outside of its
competency were discussed by the
,f^W: THURSDAY- -THE^BEMIDJI DAILYgPIONEER- -DECEMBER 22
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DISMISSES TWO M0|E
POSTMASTER GENERAL REMOVES
OFFICERS OF RURAL CAR-
TOO ACTIVE DURING REGENT ELECTION
DISCHARGED MEN SAID TO HAVE
MADE EFFORTS TO INFLU-
Washington, Dec. 22.Postmaster
General Wynne during the day re
moved two more rural carriers for al
leged efforts to influence legislation,
the employes being H. E. Nivin of
Berthoud, Colo., and J. W. Whitehead
of Medina, O. Nivin is chairman of
the executive board of the National
Rural Carriers' association. White
head also is a member of the exec
utive board and is secretary of the
Ohio state organization of the carri
ers. The report on the investigation
points out that Nivin's plan was that
the rural carriers in each state should
look into the question of supporting
the candidates for election or re-elec
tion to congress in their state and to
such of these candidates as proved
"true" to the carriers the association
would pledge its support for any po
litical honors sought in the particular
state. The correspondence indicates
that Representative Overstreet of In
diana was a special target of attack
by the carrier's because he refused to
give them any pledges or promises as
chairman of the house committee on
FASHIONABLE CLUB BURNS.
Spark From Electric Wire Causes
Loss of Building.
Washington, Dee. 22.The Metro
politan clubhouse, the home of the
most fashionable club in Washington,
was gutted by fire during the day, in
volving an estimated loss of from $60-,
000 to $100,000,, partially covered by
insurance. Thefirewas caused by a
spark from an electric wire near the
elevator shaft. The club has a large
membership, embracing some of the
best known men in public life, but the
only occupants at the time of the fire
were the watchmen, steward and two
other employes, all of whom escaped.
CAUSE OF ACCIDENT UNKNOWN.
Four Men Killed in Explosion of Saw
Wilkesbarre, Pa., Dec. 22.Four
men were killed and their bodies ter
ribly mangled as the result of a boiler
explosion at the sawmill of B. F, Red
line near Rohrsburg, Columbia county,
during the day. The dead are William
Redline, aged thirty Irwin .Kline,
thirty-nine Charles Wright, thirty
five Elas Ash, sixty.
These men comprised the entire
force of the sawmill. The boiler was
comparatively new and the cause of
the explosion is not known.
PROFESSOR BUDQ pEAD.
Head of Horticultural Department in
Iowa State College.
Des Moines, Dec. 22.A telegram
has been received here from San An
tonio, Tex., announcing the death of
Professor J, L,. Budd, for twenty-two
years head of the horticulture depart
ment of Iowa State Agricultural col
lege and one of the most widely
known homolegists in the country. He
visited Russia in 1887 for the United
States government and spent two
years in studying the fruit trees of
Siberia and introducing many new va
rieties into the United States.
RAN INTO OPEN SWITCH.
Engineer and Fireman Killed in Wreck
at Lena, Wis.
Green Bay, Wis., Dec. 22.Engineer
Martin Davin and Fireman Louis Mil
ler-^of this city were killed during the
day in the wreck of a sounthbound
passenger train on the Milwaukee
road at Lena, thirty miles north of
here. The train ran into an open
switch. Fifteen passengers were in
TWO CHILDREN PERISH.
Lamp Explosion Causes Their Deaths
at Atlanta, Wis.
Bruce, Wis., Dee. 22.Two children
lost their lives in a fire in the home
of Joseph Covey at Atlanta, Wis., one
mile north of this place. The blaze
was caused by the explosion of a lamp.
The children were eight and ten years
of age, respectively.
Pinned Down by Oil Tank.
Grafton, N. D., Dec. 22.Frank Mc
Pherson, local manager of the Stand
ard Oil company, was pinned beneath
an oil tank which fell upon him after
he was thrown from his wagon by a
sudden lurch of the vehicle. A farmer
found, him several hours later and re
leased him. McPherson was almost
frozen. His injuries and the exposure
he suffered likely will result in his
Consecrated Bishop of Helena.
Dubuque, la., Dec. 22.At the Ro
man Catholic cathedral here Rev. J. P.
Carroll, former president of St. Jo
seph's college, this city, was during
the day consecrated bishop of the dio
cese of Helena, Mont. Archbishop
Keane of Dubuque., officiated as conse
erator. Archbishop Glennon of
Louis preached the sermon. Twenty
prelates and 200 priests were present.
Farmer- Burns to Deaths
Arilngton, S. D., Dec. 22.Carl Mat
teson, living north of De Smet, was
burned to tJfeath in hia residence on
his farm. It is supposed that he
locked the door rnd then set fire to
the hous-j, possibly first committing
suicide, s^ ti cor'ents of the-room in
which tbo fire ::/nated eeemed to
be sat'i-a'oi with kerosene or some
other cc:::lastible material. T\
Senate Adjourns to Jan. 4.
Washi*gton, Deo. 22.After a ses
sion of four minutes' duration the sen
ate adjourned until Jan. 4 next. The
proceedings consisted of a prayer by
Chaplain Hale, the reading of
journal of Monday's brief session and
the receipt of a number of nomina
tions from the president.
pi sis House Adjourns Over Holidays.
Washington, Dec. 22.The house ad
journed at 12:39 untilJan. 4, after Mr.
Mann objected to unanimous consent
to take up the inaugural resolution.
ARGUES FOR DEFENSE
COUNSEL FOR NAN PATTERSON
'ADDRESSES JURY IN PRIS-
BUILT OF MOST FLIMSY MATERIAL
CASE OF PROSECUTION CALLED
A FAILURE AND ACQUITTAL
New York, Dec. 22.The case of
Nan Patterson, the former show girl
charged with the murder of Caesar
Young, will not go to the jury for an
other day. This announcement was
made during the afternoon by Justice
Davis, who said that the physical con
dition of some of the jurors was such
that they could not stand a night ses
sion. The.entire forenoon session was
taken up by Lawyer Abraham Levy,
leading counsel for Miss Patterson, in
the closing argument for the defense.
As Assistant District Attornew Rand
will speak three hours in closing for
the prosecution it was evident that
the charge to the jury would be de
ferred until morning.
Upon the opening of court Mr. lin
ger, of counsel for the defense, re
newed his motion for Justice Davis to
order the acquittal of Miss Patterson
without further proceedings, but the
court denied the motion and directed
counsel to proceed with the argu
ments. Mr. Levy then began the clos
ing address to the jury for the de
Mr. Levy impressed upon the jury
the fact that Miss Patterson was not
being tried for immorality. No woman
becomes bad because of innate de
pravity, said he. She becomes bad
because of the incentives of man and
the weakness of her nature. If a
man takes his life because of a love
of her why punish her? If her soul
was as black as-the gates of hell she
was nevertheless entitled under the
law to as fair treatment.as if she were
the sweetest and purest.
Attorney Grows Dramatic.
"You cannot bring back the dead,"
said Mr. Levy, "but if Caesar Youngs
were here today I think he would
speak a few words for this poor girl
he has made his plaything."
He argued that the whole case of
the prosecution was constructed of
the most flimsy material and that this,
if nothing more, should raise a doubt
in the minds of the jurors.
Mr. Levy claimed that the prosecu
tion had failed utterly in its attempt
to show that Miss Patterson had any
motive to take Young's life. On the
other hand, it had shown that she
had every reason to want him to live.
He supplied her plentifully with
money, ensuring her a life of ease and
affluance, and she loved him. The
prosecution failed at a vital point in
its case, he declared, in not being able
to prove that Miss Patterson had a
revolver. He maintained that it had
been proved conclusively that she had
no pistol and suggested that the man
who purchased the weapon at Stern's
pawnshop might have been Young's
brother-in-law, Luce, and that the pis
tol might have been given Young by
Luce when he saw him just before the
fatal cab ride began.
Quotes From the Bible.
Mr. Levy read from the Bible the
story of the meeting of Jesus and
Mary Magdalene, concluding with
Christ's words to the woman: "Go
and sin no more." Then, pointing to
the defendant, he said to the jurors:
"Do not send her to her doom now
when the entire world is rejoicing.
See, she sits there abandoned by all
except that old man, her aged father.
I leave her in your hands, confident
that you will acquit her and restore
her to her devoted old father at a
time when everything proclaims
'Peace on earth, good will to men.' I
ask that you allow her to take him
home to the aged wife and mother,
who awaits them, and give her a
chance to live anew life with them in
The court was filled during the aft
ernoon when Assistant District Attor
ney Rand began his closing argument.
Mr. Rand began by complimenting Mr.
Levy on his plea for the client, say
ing: "If we did not listen to it with
acquiescence we did at least with
ANOTHER SATCHEL MISSING.
Thought to Contain Valuables Belong
ing to Mrs. Chadwick.
Cleveland, Dec. 22.Still another
satchel, one thought by Receiver Loe
ser to contain valuables belonging to
Mrs. Chadwick, has been found to be
This developed in a short examina
tion of Mrs. Mary Londravis, Mrs.
Chadwick's former housekeeper, held
before Referee in Bankruptcy Reming
ton. Other witnesses will have to be
examined before the receiver will be
able to put his fingers upon the sup
posed valuables, if At all.
The discovery is 7b addition to the
missing trunk and grip that disap
peared from the Holland House
:Attempt to Bribe Jury.
Portland, Ore., Dec. 22.The Ore
gonian says that it has become known
that the grand jury which is investi
gating the land fraud charges has
been approached for the purpose of in
fluencing its decisions. One. juryman
is known to have been approached and
man who did it is known to the
federal authorities. The attempt was
unsuccessful, so it~4s stated.
Girl Wounds Lover and Suicides.
New York, Dec. 22.Mary Olah, the
Hungarian girl who shot Sigimund
Bonn, a waiter, in the Cafe Boulevard
early in the day and then sent two
bullets into her own body, is dead
Before the woman died she said that
Bohn had betrayed her before she
learned that he had a wife and two
children. It is
thatf\- Bohn will
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Measures Getting Reform
Stirring the People.
Petersburg, Dec. 22.The delay
in the announcement of the imperial
manifesto outlining reforms has led
the wildest rumors, according to
which Emperor Nicholas has turned
back on the idea of making any con
cessons, the immediate downfall of
Interior Minister Sviatopolk-Mirsky is
imminent and the prospective nomina
tion of Lieutenant General Kleigels,
governor general of Kieff, as his suc
cessor may be looked for.
Duluth, Dec. 21Incensed over the
large number of murders and robber
ies that have been committed recently
by Canadian Indians in the northern
part of Itasca^ county near- the
International boundary, the settlers
and homesteaders have formed them
selves into vigilance committees for
the purpose of avenging the deaths of
some of their comrades.
Enoch Leighton. a settler, was here
today and says that from this time on
it will be made exceedingly danger-
BRITT GIVEN TH E DECISION.
Lockport, N. Y., Dec. 22.Fred
Jones, a clerk in a store at Nefane.
shot and killed Mrs. Abbie Goodrich
and Constable William C. Gray and
then shot himself fatally. No details
have been received.
Indians Force Itasca Settlers to Organ
ize Vigilance Committees For
Fight With Nelson at San Francisco
Goes the Limit.
San Francisco, Dec. 22.Jimmy
Britt was awarded the decision over
"Battling" Nelson at the end of the
twentieth round, it was a wonderful
fight, with a hurricane pace main
tained throughout. Both men fought
like tigers throughout the long mill,
Nelson doing most of the leading.
Britt's superior skill earned him the
decision, which was strictly on points.
The San Francisco man was knocked
down once and received far more pun
ishment than his opponent. Britt re
peatedly reached "Nelson in vulnerable
spots, but the Chicago man always
came back for more, fresh and strong.
Roche's decision was objected to by
Nelson, who declared after the fight
that George Siler is the only referee
who is capable of judging a fight on its
Hibernians Oppose Arbitration.
Boston, Dee. 22.The Ancient Order
of Hibernians of Massachusetts, num
bering about 30,000 members, went on
record during the day as opposmg a
treaty of arbitration.between the Unit
ed States and Great Britain. A letter
of protest, enclosing resolutions, was
sent from the state headquarters to
the presidents of each division of the
Rector of St. Luke's.Ashburn
ham, Ontario, Testifies to the
Good Qualities of Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy.
Ashburnham, Ont., April 18,
1903.I think it is only right
that I should tell you what a won
derful effect Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy has produced.
The day before Easter I was so
distressed with a cold and cough
that I did not think to be able to
take any duties the next day, as
my voice was almost choked by
the cough. The same
ceived an order
Chadwick was arrested. disappeared and I was able to
preach three times onEaster Day.
I know that this rapid and ef
fective cure was due Ho your
Cough Remedy. I make this tes-
JAPANESE MAK E ATTACK
Capture Two Important Positions on
Pigeon Bay From Russians
Tokio, Dec. 22The. Japanese this morning captured two im-
portant positions on Pigeon Bay at Port Arthur. The Russians,
made a counter attack but were repulsed
Looking For Ross Fleet.
Singapors, Straits Settlement, Dec. 22A fleet of Japanese
warships passed here this morning, steaming west to meet the
Russian Baltic fleet.
you for a
bottle of your Cough Remedy.
I at once procured a sample bot
tle and took about three doses of
thecous medicine. To my great relief
PREPARED ONLY BY
ous for Indians to cross over from
The latest tragdey in the florth
country which has come to light is"
that of a settler, 'Thos. McKinstry,
aged 8o years, who while alone in his
cabin, at Pelland, was attacked by
two Indians and in order to protect
himself the old man fired, killing one
of them, the other fled across the line
and informed his fellow braves with
the result that McKinstry's life i9 now
menaced. He has appealed to the au
thorities for protection.
TYPHOID KILLS MANY.
Epidemic Mows Down German Troops
Berlin, Dec. 22.Almost daily the
authorities have made public lists of
deaths by typhoid fever among the
German troops in Southwest Africa
and public concern therefrom has
caused the government to publish the
statistics to Nov. 30. The total num
ber of cases was 974, of which 184
died, 67 were sent home, 272 recovered
in Africa and 441 are in the hospitals.
ADMIRAL OMMANNEY DEAD.
"Father of the British Navy" Expires
at Portsmouth, Eng.
Portsmouth, Eng., Dec. 22.Admiral
Sir Frasmus Omanney, the "father of
the British navy," died here during
the day after a lengthy illness. He
was the last survivor of the battle of
Navarino, fought in 1827, which re
sulted in the destruction of the Turk
ish fleet. The admiral was born in
1814 and entered the navy in 1826.
Washington, Dec. 22.A northbound
vestibule train on the Virginia Mid
land division of the Southern Railway
was derailed at Somerset, Va during
the day and one passenger named Mc
Arthur of Baltimore was killed and
three passengers injured.
Big Factories Destroyed.
Beloit, Wis., Dec. 22.The John
Thompson & Son agricultural machine
works and the Moline engine factory
were destroyed by fire during the day,
causing a loss of $100,000.
timonial without solicitation, be
ing thankful to have found such a
Gddsent remedy. Respectfully
yours, E. A. Langfeldt, M. A.,
Rector of St. Luke's Church.
This remedy is for sale bv Bark
ers Drug Store.
Mrs. Mike Wold of Solway is
the guest of Mrs. J. H. Sullivan
for a few days.
Give your children a happy
Christmas and buy your toys at
I. B. Olson's.
Select line of candies, cigars,
tobaccos and fruit always at the
Send Santa Claus over to
Peterson's and he will find what
Nothing can be better than the
bestMark's lung Balsam is the
Santa Claus masks at Peter
The Great Cough Cure
For the cure of all affections of
the lung, throat and chest, such as |Bk
Coughs, Colds/^Asthma, Croup, Whoop
ing Cough, Hoarseness, Etc., Bronchitis,
Lagnppe, t%Lt \?%^^tHK^J^
and will prevent consumption when
taken in time. Guaranteed.
price 25 and 50 cents.
Manufacturer of MARK'S CELEBRATED REMEDIES,.