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ArOLUM XXXVII, NO. 3M.
KANSAS OITY, APHIL 22, 1805.
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BPlO"W"ITI2SrO, KZI3STO 3s CO.,
1101 nml 1103 Main and 11 Eleventh St.
Marshal Nccly Would Like to Superintend
tho United Mules Tripoli There, null
Other Patriots Also.
Washington, April 21. (Special.) Tho
rcramblo for tho wurdenshlp of tho United
States penitentiary ut Leavenworth, Kas.,
bus bcKtin. Tho position pays $1,500 per
year, and in addition to till? there are a
number of appointments under him to lie
mado ly the warden, and many thousands
of dollars, to ho expended possibly under
his direction. The government will expend
largo sums of money In erecting buildings
for a penitentiary, and besides there will
lie a great number of contracts to award,
and tho warden, whoever ho may he, will
have an Important part to play In this
matter. The warden and assistants nro to
be appointed through the department of
Justice, but It Is believed tho president will
take a hand In tho matter.
While a number of gentlemen from Kan
. fas and Missouri have Indicated to friends
that the- would like the appointment, only
two have made their wants known to the
department. United States .Marshal Neoly,
'of Leavenworth, was tlrst to announce that
ho would like the position. It Is claimed
that Sir. Xeely aided In bringing about the
change, und In doing so he had an eye to
business. Many people of Leavenworth
objected to the transfer. Insisting that It
would Injure tho city. This objection was
made In very positive terms, and their spe
cial representatives spent some time here
lighting tho matter. Hut hero Mr. Neely
came to the aid of the department. Ho did
soma work In u quiet way on the depart
ment sldo of the (piestlon, greatly helping
tho olllclals In doing what they wanted
done, and ho also made friends with those
olllclals who have In their hands tho task
of making tho appointments.
Then It Is claimed that In view of tho fact
that so many of tho peoplo of Leavenworth
were opposed to the change tho depart
ment may glvo'ono of the good places to n,
local man, byjvny-.ofiimllLfylnKtlio. foaling.-
"Within tho last few days, Mnco Colonel
Sidney O. Cooke, of Ilcrington, Kas., has
been Cast, It has come to the knowledge
of the department olllclals that he would
not object to receiving tho appointment of
warden. It Is said that Colonel Cooko and
the attorney general chanced to meet at a
lunch one day and had a long talk about
matters In tho West, nnd while nothing
was said about tho appointment tho meet
ing proved very opportune In giving the
attorney general and Colonel Cooko a
chance to get acquainted, and when the
matter Is taken up for settlement somo
benellt Is expected to result to tho colonel
from tho meeting.
The elulm is mado that either Kansas or
Missouri should have tho appointment, but
as tho Missouri pull is out of order, Kansas
Is likely to get It because the institution Is
located there, and by tho same process of
reasoning tho nppolnteo may como from
In this connection It may bo of Interest
to observe that Mr. John Hannon, of Leav
enworth, will be an applicant for tho posi
tion. As tho odlee pays fV0 R year morn than
the Untied Slates marshalshlp, which, In
tho absence of Coxey raids, Is not coming
up to tho limit of $1,000 per minum, and ns
the likelihood of tho ollleo being put under
tho civil service is an alarming feature
Marshal Neely or any other well regulated
plo hunter may well be Interested.
ki.ic TKouiir.iis aimiut sr.TTi.iiii.
Factional Differences In tho Order llelag
Cleveland. O., April 21. The officers of
the grand lodge of thu Order of Klks said
to-day; "Indications are that the friction
which has existed In the Order of Klks
during tho past year will be amicably
settled, all differences adjusted and tho
order be stronger than ever. In accord
ance with tho lesolutlons adopted at the
meeting held In Chicago on March IS. at
which both factions wore represented,
moro than 200 of thu SflO lodges of the order
have indorsed tho action taken and de
cided to tend grand lodge members to tho
meeting to be held In nulTnlo. May 20.
(Iranil Exulted lttder William Frleduy, of
Hrooklyn, X. Y Issued tho call for that
special meeting, stating that the sentiment
In the organization is to moot as brothers,
allow no questions of personal Interest to
Intervene und prediction that the order will
be stronger In tho future than It has been
In the past. There Is assurance from lead
ing members that tho Uuffaln meeting will
result in complete harmony In the ranks."
ll.rthdny of l.owrnor McKlulcy's Mother.
Canton, O,, April 21. Governor McKln
Uy and wife arrived hero to celebrate tho
Mb birthday of the governor's mother,
which occurs to-morrow, Tho aged l.idy Is
halo and hearty for ono of her age, nnd
this morning sho walked to church with
her son, a distance of six blocks from her
home. About twenty members of tho Im
mediate family will attend tho birthday
party to-morrow and partake of tho din
ner which Is served yearly upon Mrs. Mc
Wo do all grades of work, but wo glvo
our especial attention to lino decorating,
Therefore, wo did not put an ordinary
paper hanger In our department but our
manager is an artist and you can trust
your work to him with confidence In tho re.
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UNITING AGAINST JAPAN,
Oermuny, ltulit and .'ranee Agree Upon
a Course to ltn Pursued In the
London, April 22. A dispatch to the
Times from Ilcrlln says that tho North
German Gazette (semt-olllclal) publishes
an article of similar Import to that con
tained In the Cologne Gazette Saturday
The Cologne Gazette on Saturday said
that in view of tho pressure being exer
cised by the war party in Japan, Ger
many nt the beginning of March enlolned
the Japanese government to be moderate
In the terms demanded for peace, urging
that the cession of territory upon the
mainland of China would bo especially
calculated to Induce the Intervention of
the powers. When it was shown by the
published terms of peace that Japan was
not disposed to follow Germany's advice,
steps were Immediately taken to establish
an accord with the powers and a com
plete agreement has been reached with
Uussla and France. The three powers,
Germany, Itussla and France, will now
take steps to protect their Interests In
Western Asia. The ouostlon of territorial
changes will be llrst kept In view against
Japan's desire to bind herself like a solid
girdle around China, In order to be able
to shut orf China entirely from F.urope.
In case of need the three powers Intend
to avert In good time any Injury to their
Interests. It was added, however, that
Germany would be glad to see Japan en
Joy the fruits of her military prowess on
condition that It does not Injure German
London, April 22. The Standard con
tends that Great llrltaln docs not need
to take the Initiative In Interfering with
China and Japan. If tho other powers, It
adds, want to modify the treaty of peace,
let them act. Great Ilrltaln's policy Is
ono of quiet, vigilant self-protection.
, THE, BOOTH STORYAGAIN.
A Topeka Doctor llclntcs Some Authenti
cated facts ns to tlin Assassin's
Topeka, Kas., April 21. (Special.) Dr.
W. C. Tllden, of Tapeka. who wns former
ly chemist In the surgeon general's olllce,
United States army, furnishes a statement
anent the story that Wilkes Ilooth, the
assassin of Abraham Lincoln, was alive
and dwelling In a foreign land. Tho doe
tor's statement is as follows:
"Permit mo In S:1V flint Itnntli wno Jirt.
through the neck by a United States sol
dier, in a barn In Virginia, after a long and
"Dr. Sehalllrt, then anatomist In tho
odleo of the surgeon general of tho army.
made a post mortem on Booth's body, anil
retulned the pathological specimens relat
ing to the case. They are now In the
Army Medical museum.
"The bullet of the sergeant passed trans,
versoly through llooth's neck. -The frne
tilled cervical vertebrae hand In a dry Jar
sldo by side with another Jar which eon
tains In alcohol tho section of spinal cord
which they once Inclosed. A small glass
rod marks the courbo of the bullet through
"llooth's body was delivered to his
brother, tho late IMwin Ilooth, the great
actor, and was by him Interred In the fam
ily plot In llaltlniore. The awful act of
his brother so affected the great tragedian
that ho absolutely lellred from tho stage
for a number of years. It must be easy
to obtain from his surviving friends Irre
fragable proof of the death of his assassin
"It Is strange that these stories continue
to llnd printers and readers. They fatigue
HOUSEHOLDER ACTS QUEERLY.
Asserting Ills Iniiuceiieo of tho Charge
Against II l.ii. Ilo U Trying IIery Means
to Pruicnt Iiitcstigutlnii.
Topeka, Kas., April 21. (Special.) Tho
next Populist ollicVholder to b placed
upon tho Inquisitorial rack by the legisla
tive commltttee unpointed to Investigate
thn state board of charities and the To
peka. Iiisano nsylum will bo Slate Senator
Householder, who Is a member of the char
ity board. On Monday tho board will hear
the remaining testimony to be presented
by thu defense In the case of Dr. Knlberg,
assistant superintendent of tho asylum
and Immediately thereafter will adjoin n
until tho Monday following to await tho
decision of tho district court upon un In
junction which Householder caused to la
bile against the commltttee.
Householder Is moving tho earth to stop
tho Investigation, It Is tho opinion of
many of his Populist associates that ho
is acting ipiecny jur an innocent num. In
stead of being anxious to clear his char
acter und oillclal record from the serious
charges which havu been made under oath,
ho is desperately keeking to thwart an in
vestigation, These charges cover n wdo range. If a
tithe of them urn irue the great reformer
from Cherokee county was certainly it gay
(h:.vi:i;ai, .ipcooic ici;iiiti:s.
To-ihijr tlio Lint of a l.luo of Fighters Will
Lento tho Army fur 1'rhalo Life.
Denver. Col., Am II 21. After serving con
tluilouslv in tho service nf thn ttnliml
Slates for u period of forty.tluvo yeurs,
Major General Alexander MoDowell Mc
Cook retires from tho army to-monow, n
step inudo necessary by tho law. tli,. in,,,'n(
01 years having been leached. General Mo-
uuuh win ie,nu wcuver mis wecK rnr Day
ton, O.. where ho will remain until May ;o.
Ho will then go to Washington and New
York, teaching the latter city June 1, to bo
present ut tho graduation of his daughter.
Later In tho summer the general will ball
for L'uiupa with his family, whero ho will
visit several months. He lias made no
plans concerning his future ufter returning
to tho United States.
With tho retirement of General McCook
tho last of tho lighting McCooks goes Into
private life, and for tho tlrst time In nearly
half a century the army will bo without u
JlcCook on its actlvo rolls. It Is a most
noteworthy fact that General Daniel Mc
Cook, father of General McOuok, who will
bo retired to-monow, unit nine sons wero
ull In the Held, lighting for their country
at one time, and that four of them attulncd
tho rank of general.
lluplUing at iJivireiuc.
Lawrenco. Kas.. April 21. (Special.) As a
result of a protracted meeting conducted
here for several months by the colored
Uaptists, seventy-live converts were bap
tized in thu river hero to-day. The cere
mony wus performed with celerity, two
ministers doing the work In twenty-seven
minutes. The occasion was witnessed by
nearly tho entire population of Lawrence.
In addition, there were about fnrtv h.in.
Used at the church, J
is for silver, froo and unlimited.
That 1st what may bo termed
tho protection ol'silvor. In tho
thoy want protection for man
ulacturors. As wo desiro to
harmonizo all interests, wo
will for threo clays offer ireo
trado on tho best lino of Lawn
Settees and Chairs
of tho Arctic Seas. Do not
pass this by, but como to see
Settees worth &1.7G for $1.00
Rockers worth $ 1 .50 for 85c
Rockers worth $2.00 for $1.25
Rockers worth $3.00 for $1.05
FURNITURE & CARPET CO,
12l; to 1221 Miiin Street,
KANSAS SCHEMEAND A PET PUP
How the Olio Collapsed by Itcasnii of tho
Tragic ami Untimely Death of
Washington, April 21. (Special.) The
Impudence of a shark threw a Kansas en
terprise Into tho hands of a receiver; tho
painful disappearance of an aristocratic
parlor pup at a prospective bathing beach
defeated an alluring scheme, to all of
which there Is a. history that will Interest
in many ways.
Nearly two years ago Mr. H. C. Speer,
now of New York, but formerly of Kan
sas, launched a scheme. Mr. Speer was
enough to lend conlldenre to anything.
He had been superintendent of Istruc
tlon In Kansas for four years and while
In this olllce he became acquainted wllh
New Vork llnanclers, as he had to look
after bond sales. This acquaintance he
was able to turn Into money and by this
means he got up schemes and cashed
them with little trouble and made much
money. Ills Western friends believed that
he could get up nothing that would fall.
In fact he was a successful promoter ami
could start anything from a railroad to
trouble, nnd at ward meetings always
came out liKht side up.
Hut Mr. Speer was destined to have
bad luck In one matter. He planned to
run a railroad from Washington across
Maryland to the Chesapeake bay as a
short line toa bathing beach.-- The com-'
p.iny was organized and wns known ns the
Washington it Chesapeake Flench road. It
was Just an hour to the beach by this pro
liosetl line, and ns a result those taken
Into the secret believed millions were In It.
Mr. Speer decided to let In some of his
Kansas friends and accordingly made
George W. Chase, formerly of Topeka,
his general attorney. Somo other Kan
sans were also admitted. The llrst dlfli
culty was to get out of Washington. As
congress Is the town council of the place.
It was necessary to get a pull in that
body to overcome the ojiposltlon of other
roads. This was done. Some of the sen
ators nnd members of the house were
taken Into the scheme to facilitate getting
Hi ana 0111 or me cuy.
Then the survey was made and every
thing was ready to secure the capital.
To get the money to build the road was
decided to be easy; to get out of Wash
ington was looked upon as the dangerous
task: but that was accomplished. Then
another dllllculty was had In selecting
the beach. It Is not easy to get
a suitable place for a bathing beach,
with the proper depth of water;
then to make a townsite arrangement
with the owner of the property adjnlnlng
the beach was another delleato matter
that had to be looked after by way of
getting tne wnoio scnemo reauy to cash
In for bonds.
At last things wero ready to exhibit to
the New Yorkeis, who were to furnish the
money, A party was made up, und they
proceeded to Inspect tho new scheme.
When they arrived at the proposed bathing
beach all weie unanimous that it was sim
ply the llnest thing discovered since Col
umbus landed. The air was always brae
lug, and yet suggestive of a plunge; there
was plenty of high ground and Just enough
low land, and for a half mile out Into the
bay the water was not over live feet deep.
All this met the approval of tho capital
ists. As soon us tho load could bo con
structed and the people could llnd out what
inline place It was. It would be Impossible
to handle tho crowds at popular prices,
and In order to protect those who should
lie so fortunate as to get there early In the
season It was decided that prices would
have to be elovnted so that tho capacity
of tho beach would not be overtaxed.
Hut in the midst of this building nf nlr
castles there was nil accident, fatal not
only to the scheme, hut to a darling pug,
tho dear friend of one nt tho financial mag
nates. It semis the party remained too
long near the shore line. The dog evidently
was not a warn of tho danger, nnd, In fact,
know no more of It than did his owner.
The dear llttlo niilmnl ventured to tho
water's edge, und In a moment tho dog
catcher was thero with n vengeance, Tho
pug disappeared with emu llttlo squeak.
Great was the astonishment to sen tho pet
disappear In the wnter, materially aided
by a plain, every-day shark. Ono llttlo
yelp, a great wave In tho water mado by
the hideous head of the sea shark, and thn
schema so robust and promising withered
lTnnti investigation It was found that
sluuks mado a specially of patrnllug the
bay In that locality, Tho "Hastern shore"
farmer know better than to venture into
the wnter unless ho was piovlded with n
buller.lroo armor to defeat tho designs nf
the sharks. Hut that was none nf his bind.
peas, and ho had not told Mr. Sneer, as he
was getting n good deal out of the scheme.
It was soon decided that It would bo illlll
cult to get bathers to don boiler-Iron suits
and bravo the sharks, and hence the
scheme ended right thero. To-day It Is In
the hands nf a receiver, and thero Is deep
regret on the part of the interested Kan
bans that they did tint have somo one keep
tho pet pug away from thn water. Had
tills been done tho capitalists and pro
moters would have been trying to feed
summer bathers to the sharks, nnd tho
Kansnns would havo realized handsomely
on tho venture.
w.Yi.i.iiit KiMuiiiM M.utsi:irxr.s.
The i:i-Conul Will He Confined at Corsica
or tho Safety lidaiiiU.
Marseilles. April 21. John I., .Waller, for
merly Ameilean consul nt Tamatave, who
was brought to this port on the steamer
DJeinmuh, after huvlug been tried by a
French court-martial and sentenced to
twenty years' imprisonment on tho charge
of having been a spy In the Interest of the
Hovas was taken from the steamer by
the police nnd lodged In Jail, ufter havlns
been registered as a prisoner.
A dispatch to the Times from Paris
says It is probable that ex-Consul Waller
will bo coutlned in Corsica or tho Safety
Injured In u Ituuawuy,
Golden City, Mo., April 21. (Special.)
Miss Lizzie I.evultey wus thrown from u
buggy by u runaway horse yesterday even,
lug, und suffered tho fracturo of several
lbs and ii severe shock to tho spinal col
umn, Sho will recover. Tho other young
lady occupant of tho buggy escaped unin
jured. Tho horse ran through threo wiro
fences, was badly lucurutcd, and totally
demolished the bufsy.
A BLOODY SHOE FOUND
ANimtr.it cum: tiiscm citt.ii in tiii;
i:.maM!i:i. ijiiimtit citi.Mi:..
IT IS NOT DURANT'S SHOE,
iti:v. it. milium: ihiimin, tiii; iMsmit,
ow.vs tiii! rooi vi:.it.
CREATES A GREAT SENSATION.
vi:r tiii: I'ot.ior, no Nor coNstDnit
tiii: I'lti.ucimit i.Mi'i.i(!. n:n.
Durant Itneir Where the Mine Wero nnd
.May Ihnn Worn Thein 'I lie I'rl.ouer
Will lie first 'tried for the
Murder of llhiuclia
S.in I'rnneljco, April 21. The police are
still busy In picking up the threads nnd
weaving their net of circumstantial evi
dence In tho Kniauucl llnptlit church
eases, so ns to leave no weak mesh through
which the accused can escape, for they be
lieve they havo tho murdirer In the person
of W. IF. T. Dttrnnt. It Is now thought
that they will make nn endeavor to try
Durant llrst on the charge of murdering
Miss Lamont, ns the evidence In that ease
Is said to be much stronger ngalnst the
prisoner than In the ca.o of the killing of
lteferrlng to the rumor that lllanehe
Lamont was lured to the church by Du
rnnt's promise to perform a criminal op
eration on her to save her from disgrace,
nnd that when she shrieked in agony, he
caught her by tho throat to stllle her cries
and choked her to death, Dr. Darrett, the
city autopsy physician, stated the rumor
wns without foundation. He says he took
especial care In the matter of the autopsy
and he Is satlslled that no criminal opera
tion was performed. He also states that
both joting women illod of sliangul.itloii
and that tho knife wounds In .Minnie Will
lams' body were not the canie of death.
Among the gruesome exhibits In the case
Is one that was quietly taken to police
headquarters and locked up, and not until
it i.ne nuur use iiiKiu "" tne police ac
knowledge they had it. This exhibit Is a
shoe, and on Its solo ore dark spots that
were made when the wearer stepped Into a
pool of blood that came from the body of
.Miss Williams. The'shoe Is the property of
ltev. J. George Gibson, pastor of the
church, and It was found In his study In
the Odltlce last Sllndav. tlist after the lln.l-
ing of the body of Miss Lamont. This
statement has created a sensation and
gives those who have been hinting that
ltev. Gibson may be the guilty man an op
portunity to emphasize their suspicions.
However, the police do not seem to see
anything In It that Implicates the pastor,
for they argue that tho person who killed
the two girls was familiar with the church,
must have known the shoes Were there
nnd may have worn Iheni In his blody un
dertaking. LENZ. THE CYCLIST. MURDERED
No Doubt but the rittslmrg TourUt Was
Killed lu the Armenian .MiiHi.tercs.
Pittsburg, I'a April Il.-ltelatlves of
Frank ,Lonj;,-the Pitttyiiire cyclist, who
was makinn cycle tour around the world
for Outing Magazine, are now convinced
that he was murdered by the Kurds In
Armenia, at the lieginning of the massacre
there. T. P. Langhans. a cousin of the
wheelman, has Jut received a Idler oun
ilriiilng this belief. The letter Is from an
American medical missionary In Armenia,
but his name cannot be given for fear that
the letter might llnd Its way b.iek to Ar
menia and his life would be endangeied
because he conllrms the special Aimenian
letter of the Associated Pros of la-t Fri
day. The missionary says the situation is
seilous and that the danger of an out
break Is imminent. He says the Aimenlans
intend to light for their liberty.
Speaking of Leirz, the missionary says he
has tellable Information that Lenz was
killed last May at K.iurdall, on the Allsh
glrd plain, near the famous pass of IV1I-ba-llaka.
The missionary talked with a
man who saw Lensi at Karakiilessen on
what the native aid was a two-wheeled
cart. Two days l.itt-r the man saw the
dead body of the wheelman nt Zedikan.
From the description given, there is llttlo
doubt that It wns the body of Lenz.
The missionary h.i- sent for three men
who also saw Ihe bndv and expects to be
able to tell Just how Lenz met his death.
HOW JAPAN THWARTED EAGLAND
ItefiiM-d In Adopt n (iobl llasls at That
Couatr' Siiggeslliin, Mal.lug Herself
ll I'imer 't hcrch,.
New York, April 21. Francis O. New
lands, member of congress from Newidn,
Is at the Holland house. He told this
story to a reporter of a former effort to
forco Japan to adopt the gold standard:
"It win during the time that James G.
Illalne was secretary of state. I received
a letter from the state department Intro
ducing to me a number of Japanese, com
prising" a commission who wero In this
country to Investigate our money system.
They told me that an agent from Hngland
had been in Japan trying to get their gov
ernment to demonetize silver. They tnlked
with Senators Stewart. Jones, Teller and
Sherman and others. They were warned
not to think of allowing silver to bo dis
carded ns a money metal. The result of
their Investigation Is to-day Jttpan Is the
great power of tho Orient.
"What would have been tho result It
Jap.in had done as Kngland wished? When
this question nf war with China arose,
Japan could not havo carried on the war
had sho been upon a gold basis without
llrst consulting HtiKland. A .gold loan
would have resulted and Hngland would
have had Japan by the throat, even as alio
has us to-day."
NI1W LUAtlUi: CI.HII AT TOI'llKA.
Third Wnrd Itepiihllcan Organize ami De
clare for MUit nt 111 to I,
Topeka, Kas., April SI. (Special.) Tho
Itepublicans of tho Third w;urd of Topeka
met last night aim. orKuunseu ii i.cuguu
Club, with ex-MnypV Harrison as presl
dent. The following resolutions wero
"Itesolved. That wo favor tho restora
tion and tint of sliver as money, nnd that
the entlro silver pioduct of this country
should bo subject to coinage and main
tained as full legal tenner tho earns as
gold and at the ratio of 10 to 1.
"Itesolved, That tho nblo services, untir
ing Industry and supremo loyalty of lion,
Charles Curtis to thu best interests of this
district and state, demand his re-election
to congress, anil that he should bo con
tinued thero as long ns ho will consent to
servo tho peoplo lu that capacity."
UOLIl I'UVIUI IN NOKTIl CAItOI.INA,
Discovery of an Klglit I'oiiad Nugget Cre
ates Much Incitement,
rtaleigh, N, C April !1. Gold miners
from tho West ara arriving at Piedmont
section of North Carolina, and thero Is un
outbreak of mining fever. The discovery of
a pure nugget, weighing eight pounds and
live ounces, In Stanley county, bus In
creased Interest in mining. Four hundred
miners from tho West are expected within
sixty days. Western men purchased tho
MoAmetty mlno yesterday. Inventor Kd
Ison has Dought a mine near Charlotte, nt
which he expects to deveioii a new process
for the treatment of North Carolina gold
Hie Verdict Agulu.t Tho Itallrimd.
Concordia, Kas.. April St. (Special.) Tho
jury lu the case of 1. F. Poasten against
thu Hock Island and t'nlon Paclilu railway
companies has returned a verdict render
ing judgment against the two companies
for I$,0o0. This was one of the personal in
Jury cases growing out of the I.lnwood
wreck in January of last year.
Helping I bind Institute.
The kindergarten at tho Helping Hand
Institute, conducted bv Miss Lulu Dunn.
is rneetlni; with marked favor. Miss Dunn J
nto meets with the children on Sunday
afternoon. In the absence of the teacher
yisiordm Professor Huron, the popular
elocutionist and tnlertnlner, delighted
thus,. prccM Hilh a number of his ln
mutable selection. Decides the cvitngo
llslle services oinlueie.l by the workers
each etenlng at the chapel, Mr. Shawhail
Is In the midst nt n successful revival In
nil old dance halt nt tho fool of Holmes
FIVE LYNCHEJHN ALABAMA,
I line Men and Inn Women, All Colored,
Strung lip by n Mob .Near (lie. nllle.
Louisville, Ky April .1.--.V Fpoclnl to
the Cotirlor-Jotinml from JlotitKomery.
Ala., snysi A gentleman who nnivctl nt
0 o'clock to-night from Greenville, Ala.,
forty miles smith of here, reports that
live negroes were lynched near there
last night. Just before his Intljt left
CirriPiivlllo, to-night the sheriff of the
comity came Into town nml reported
that in passing- Iltirknlow plantntlon,
three miles fiom town, ho had found tho
II vo negroes, tlueo men nml two women,
ImiiRlttbT ly tliclr nocks to some trees,
their bodies rolil. nnd they evidently
had been dead somo hours.
Last night news reached Greenville
of the brutal murder near Flutter. In
that county, of Watts Murphy, it popu
lar young white man, by the negroes.
Murphy was a prominent young former,
being: n nephew of the late Governor
Wntts, of this elty. After murdering
him, the negroes placed his boily In u
brush heap and burned the heap. The
debris was examined nnd the teeth,
liver (iml lienrt of tho victim were
fount!, the balance of the body being
consumed. An Investigation was Insti
tuted. Three negroes wero arrested.
Finally to-day one of the negroes gave
way mid confessed the crime, Impli
cating two other negro men nnd two
women. The olllcers secured nnd were
closely guarding the prisoners when last
heard of last night.
The report to-night does not give the
lctnllM of how the mob secured the mur
derers except that they were taken by
force. A telegram from Greensville
conllrms the storj.
MOODY PRAYED FOR RAIN.
And the riooilt Cniuo and Heat ttpou the
Tabernacle, Causing a Great
Fort Worth, Tex., April 21. All of
Texas has needed rain, so the great
evangelist, Dwlght Moody, called upon
his audience of S.0'10 Christians to pray
fervently that the Iloodgates might bo
opened. This was at " p. in, to-day.
To-night when the tabernacle wns
crowded by 10,000 people from F'oit
Worth nnd surrounding cities, Mr.
Moody niiiiiiuneed that word had come
from several points that ruin had fallen.
A few minutes Inter the storm burst on
Fort Worth and torrents of rain fell.
Then .Mr. Moody gave thanks to God
and colloil upon the congregation to join
lu singing "Coronation" and "All Hall
the Power of Jesus' Name; Let Angels
Prostrate Fall." Tho song; had surged
forth from 10,000 voices, when a cracking
noise -was heard 'nnd then tile roof sank
nnd Hie rafters gave way nnd the heavy
timbers and boards covered with tor
nnd gravel came down on a portion of
the congregation. There was a panic.
Scores upon scores of women fainted,
some men lost tliclr bends and piled
pell-moll over those near them. -Mr.
Moody grasped the situation, and, mov
ing lo the middle of the platform, lifted
both hands to heaven, moving his arms
slowly to and tro. His altitude and
coolness stopped the panic and men be
gan to go In woik to rescue those In
danger. A drenching rain was falling,
but they worked html, and the wounded
were soon taken out and carried lo their
homes or to the houses near by.
The casualties: J. V. Ingruhnm, out
on head und chest, arm hurt, internal
injuries; will die.
Will .1. P.irrley, left leg crushed, back
Injured: seriously hurt.
.Mrs. .Mary Murphy, cut on head nnd
Miss Scarson, of Weutherford, cut on
face and right arm.
.Miss Lulu Haley, cut on head.
J. W. Mniiehesler, prominent (1. A. It,
man, fin on shoulder and left arm.
Mrs. Morton Logan, wife of city treas
urer, cut oil shoulder.
Some forty others were slightly hurt.
They Propose to Dispute thn Occupation of
(iraing Lauds by D.iu Waggoner
Wichita. Kas., April 21.- (Special.) Infor
mation Is received here fiom Woodward,
(i T.. that the cattlemen arc arming their
cowboys with Wliiche.steis to resist thu
occupation of the giuzlug binds of the ter
ritory by Dan Waggoner, of Decatur, Tex.,
who has leased all tho school lands In
three or four counties from Hie teriiiorlal
government The small cattlemen now
occupy the school lands, and they claim
that tho terrltoilal board promised to
lease them the laud, but failed lo do It.
There will be bloodshed when .Mr. Wag
goner goes to unload his cattle, as It is
said that all tho cowboys who did not
guarantee to resist Invasion 111 the Inter
est of their employers have been discharg
ed and new ones who will light appointed
lu their mend.
OFFICIAL GUILLOTINE SET UP.
Tho I'rorcii of Populist Decapitation lias
Itcguii ill the Topeka .Vsluiu In
Topeka, Kas., April St. (Special.) Tho
bright new snickersnee which tho stnto
board of charities has been Industriously
whetting for tho Populist olllclals at the
TOpeKll lisyiuill leu jcsiupiay umj two
heads rullcd Into tho basket. Ono was
Supervisor Douthltt, of Frunkltu county,
and the other wus his daughter, who held
a place as attendant lu tho women's de
partment. It is understood that within
tho next two months thero will bo a. Ken
oral decapitation at tho asylum.
IMMHN.SIl IltlSIC.VTIO.V PLAXT.
Tho Victor Itcsenolr Will Ito Kulllclciit tu
lined MUII.IIUU Acres.
San Jleriiundlno. Cal.. April St. Tho Vict.
nr Reservoir Cnluliuuy has sold Its nronerlv
to tho Columbia Colonization Company, nf
Chicago, C. H. llowurd, of Farm. Field
nnd Fireside, nnd his brother. General
l). O, Howard, cama hero recently with a
civil engineer nnd carefully examined tho
Victor reservoir site and madu u favor
able icport, which resulted lu Ihe sale,
Tho reservoir will contain, when full,
12T.7l.40l.CsTO standard gallons of water,
sullielent to Irrigate SSO.ikjo acres of land,
supplslng un Inch of water under a four
Inch pressure to live acres of land. This
reservoir slto lies near Victor, Cal., on
tho north sldo of tho mountains. The new
company proposes to begin construction of
a dam that will impound a lake oT water
nine miles long and live miles wide and
will be fed by tho Mojavo rlyer,
Wolf Hunting lu Wjoinlng,
Newcastle, Wyo., April 31. Wolf hunting
on u systematic, plan has been commenced
by the Standard Cutllo Company on the
Hello Fouicho river. A carload of wolf
hounds has been thlpped from New York,
and will bo in the Held ut Morccruft under
churga of a party of hunters to extermi
nate the wolves from tho range.
Washington. April 31. (Special.) Dele,
gate Flynn and family left to-day for Hal.
tlmore. expecting to return Thursday.
Y.Y. Murmaduke, of Jefferson City, left
lor tho West to-day.
THE ADVANCE GUARD
t.lKUM.AIOIts lli:tllMMl 111 AltttlVt:
AT itlll'I'tSttsoN CI IV.
GOOD WILL BE ACCOMPLISHED,
it is m:i. h:t.h an hom:sti:i.i:ction
LAW MILL III: l'AMLII.
RECORDER WILL BE LEFT OUT.
ititCAcit mi:tvi:i:. tovi:it.oit stum;
AM) O'MH.Wt.V IIIIDWIMl WIDCIt.
Ihe l.leiileiuiut (loieriior's (lppo.lt Ion to an
Lleelluii lllll Ibis l)lgliteit .Mr. Stoun
IMm Sexloli Will He to tho
Adlllnlngeof the Itepub-
lleniis of the Male.
Jefferson City, Mo., April SI. (Special.)
A few legislators have arrived. They
nro the advance guard to tho hosts
which will come to-morrow. Senators
.Madison nml ljvo were in conference
with Hie governor yesterday nearly nil
afternoon. Ft Is said that Love has
placed himself in line with the policy
which the governor desires should be
pursued, and hence that he will in fut
ure lie the one particular man who will
control Kansas City appointments,
Those who desire nppolntiiieuts lu Knn
sns City will do well to consult Love.
He Is lu the saddle. He has the govern
or's ear. Just at present he Is the man
of power and Influence. Senator Lyman
may be somewhat more potent In the
senate, but Love Can get tho plums.
Yesterday morning; Governor Stone
said that he would probably appoint tho
Kansas City pollro commissioners lu the
ufternoon. Senator Love came in on
the noon train. Ho Immediately went
to see the governor. The nppolntments
wero not mnde. Thereby hangs a tnle
which needs not to be told.
As a matter of fact the governor linn
n little music, to which he desires his
partisans to dance. Some may object
lo dancing-, but the music Is to lie fur
nished free, und ns senators can't get
out of hearing distance, and as the gov
ernor Is great lu his powers of persua
sion, and ns dancing will be rewarded,
senators would as well look pleasant
and comply soon as later. To put
things lu plain words: Governor Stone
Is prepared to push the light, and some
who are dose lo him sny that he bus a
large amount of vuluable Information
nnd some startling fails stored away
for use In an emergency. Some men
have suggested that the governor be
asked to give more specllle data ns to
the undue Inlluence of the lobby nnd to
explain v.Hiat'lio meant-by some state
ments In his proclamation reconvening
the legislature Into extra session. It
may lie taken for granted now that no
resolution of inquiry along those lines
will ever pass in the senate.
Humor has It that a breach between
Stone and n'Meaia is Imminent. It is
said that o'Meur.t's double dealing lu
Ihe matter of the purer elections bill
has disgusted the governor. It is well
known that Stone was willing to favor
and would Indorse a reasonable com
promise on the Dunn elections bill,
which passed the senate ns nil amend
ment to the Tatiim bill, It Is also well
known Hint O'.Mc.ir.i prevented the
adoption of any compromise measure;
that the house stood ready ami willing
lo make concessions, but that o'Mcara
appointed such men ns the senate con
foiTces so that no compromise could be
eifcetcd. From a Democratic stand
point Governor Stone's anxiety for a
purer elections bill may be unaccount
able, but lie Is really In earnest, i if
course the Democratic pni ty will suffer
in any event. The house stood ready at
the last session to accept u bill letaln
Ing the recorder of voters. Now the
probabilities are that an elections bill
will pass and that tho olllce of recorder
will be abolished.
ltepresentntivo Silencer, of St. T.ouis,
will Introduce nil elections bill which is
known to have been passed under re
view by Cliniinco.v 1. lilley. Many men
saj thai the Spencer bill Is to be passed
without tho dotting of nil "1" or the
crossing of a "I." other elections bills
have been prepared ill St. Louis und
Kansas City. In all of these bills of any
pielcnslons the recorder is out, not lu.
On nil sides the fellow servant riucs
tloit, which the governor put llrst in his
call, Is conslderi d ns of secondary Im
portance to a good elections law. There
are many who doubt whether a follow
servant bill can be forced through the
senate. The house will pass such a bill,
and It la very probable that the section
Introduced by .Mr. Davidson, of Marlon,
which was adopted, und ugnliist which
somo labor organizations have urged
objections, may bo left off this time.
Tho rub will come in the senate.
Iteprosciitatlvo Swunger, of Sullivan
county, arrived last night. Do says
that, generally speaking, tho calling of
tills extra session will Iniiio to the ad
vantage of tho Hopulillctn party; Hint
tho peoplo tiro of opinion that tho ses
sion was only caused because the Dem
ocratic party could not safely enter an
other campaign on the record of the
INSURGENTS ACTIVE IN CUBA.
They llmo a Large Puree nut! Ilawt l)e-
fcalcd Hie Spaniards lu Many
New York, Apill SI. The Ward line
steamer Nicaragua arrived this morning
from Clenfuegos and Santiago, Cuba. It
was leutned fiom one of the passengers
that a very lively state of things existed
at the seat of war. Thn Insurgents had a
following of I0,i)O men, 3,C) of whom wero
well armed, Many encounters have al
ready taken place, In which Ihe govern
ment troops had been worsted. The of
llclals madu very light of these engage
ments, tho passeiigeis said, and claimed
a victory wherever they had the slightest
encounter with tho Insurgents. The Span
ish troops lately urilved fiom Spain wero
said to bo lu a wretched state, having suf
fered greatly from tow fever and from
fatigue In pursuing biuall bodies of the In
surgent troops over the mountains,
HltOKIi INTO A CHUItCII.
A Conttable Wllh a Mi'ilgebaiiiiiiir laitcru
Ibo Naiirluary Despite Protest!..
Wichita, Kas., April Sl.-(Speclal.) Last
night u constable of this city broko Into
the First ll.iptlst church with u sledge,
hammer, against the protests of the chinch
boaid, and took possession of nil the prop
erty un attachment proceedings, commenc
ed Thursday by ltev. L. A. Hull, pastor of
the church, who is suing for his salary.
The alfalr has caused excitement In church
Charged With Stealing it Diamond (lu.
Atchison, Kus., April 31. (Special.) A
woman giving her uaiuu us Philips U un
der arrest ut Topeka on a charge of tak
ing a diamond ring from the l'nlon Depot
hotel in Atchison. The rlu hdi bctn recovered.
Kans ti I'ltr, Mo., April 20, IW.
TAmiiotntl'r t(fn,ii jIliKmtim, l! m.trt
Tiixtoi tre look or the trMtVr In U. fitlr
Worth, if You Visit
We Shall Sell
Silk and Lisle,
3 for ..$1.00.
This quality was bought to
sell for 5SC, but to-day our
price will be as above.
They're in Black and Cream.
UMI-RV, ItlKO, THAYER & CO.,
SPRINGER'S NOVEL SCHEME.
He Wants llnko Miiltli to .lolii Hie Ilnwcs
Commission ami i'nllc liii.inco to
Washington, April 31. (Special.) Jtidgo
Spiinger pi eposes to have tin secretary of
the Interior make a tilp Into tho Indian
teiritory, and Join tho Dawes commission
at a general iow-wow to be hold with the
Indians, nil this to take place about tho
middle of next month. Judge Springer,
knowing the secretary to be well versed lu
Indian matters, thinks he will be of serv
ice lu the pending complications. Mr.
Spiinger knows, ol course, that Mr. Smith
never flossed tho trail of an Indian, hut
the Judge dtchu.-H that the secretary has
been a illligetit sitidtut In afiatrs of tho
West, and iu-ists that there Is little lmpo
of anything being done by the commission
unless he nil. ads the pow-wow In person.
Tin' plan IS that Mr. Smith shall arm him
self with an administration speech on thn
lluiiuelal ntiestkiii, ineorpoiiillng ill It many
of the sayings of tho Chicago letter.
Ily this means It Is hoped that tho exist
ing wiong conditions in the Indian country
cm be corrected. It Is believed that this
sort of a speech will adjust administration
matters among the Indians, and It is nu
tills basis Mr. Springer is making a dally
appeal to the socrcinry that he must ex
plain the iidiulnlstiattoti views on tluanco
fir Hie benelit of poor Lo.
This Is not a half-mat tiled scheme on tho
part of Mr. Spring) r, but one long cher
ished. Some time ago he wiole to iclutlvcs
of tho secretin v holding olllce In Oklahoma,
asking them to make personal uppmls to
him to not only till;.' In the Indian Terri
tory, bin also swing around into Oklahoma,
Hv this menus he hoped to get tho secre
lii ry out there, nnd when thero ho could
smile upon his folks In ollleo and make a.
showing thai would conn' to their relief
as carpetbag otllccliolders among a peopln
not In love with that stylo of oillclal yor
inunilUlng. JOHN L. SAVED THE COOK.
Thn i:i-Champlin Heroically I'rcicnU a,
Woman Prom Itcliig Itururil
Iloston, Mass., April SL Fix. Champion
John L. Sullivan distinguished himself n
a life saver this afternoon. Just before l
o'clock ho heard a woman scream In tho
rear of tho house. Ho ran down tho stair
way and saw at om-e there was a Urn lu
the kitchen and that Mrs. Margaret Don
nell, tho cook, was In danger of being
burned to death, her clothing having been
Ignited by blazing fat on the stove. Ho
iiulckly wrapped u big mat around tho
woman und succeeded lu cMlngiilshlng tho
lire, Sho was badly burned, but tho
chances are fuvorublo for her recovery.
Sullivan's hands were burned In several
places ami ho was obliged to call on a
doctor, but the wounds nro not serious,
MKS. PAISNPI.I. WILL I) IK.
Tim Old Lady I Growing Weaker anil Cans
Hordentown, N. J April 3, Mrs. Par
nell passed a good night and seemed bright
er this morning, but as tho day advanced
she grew weaker. It Is doubtml whether
she will survlvo tho shock of.ha assault.
Nothing has yet developed la throw any
light upon the case, although the detect
Ives aru still at work. The theory that tho
cilnio was comiultteed by tramps Is not
believed. Policemen Harlan, Plppet and
Michel surprised n cauip of uliiu tramps
this afternoon on the outskirts of the city
nnd locked them up In the city Jail, pend
ing un examination.
KKriUNIlNT.VTIVK HITT'S CONDITION.
Thero 1 Still Some llopo nf III Itccovery,
Washington, April St. Tho condition ot
llepreseiiiatlvo Illtt, of Illinois, Is praeil.
cally unchanged to-night. Ills physicians
are In constant attendance, and to-night
u eonsulntlon was held over him by two
Washington physicians and a prominent
specialist from Haltimore. He Is desper
ately ill, but there Is still hope of his re
covery, and a fatal termination Is not
IngiilU ut Grccnllelil, Mo.
Greenfield, Mo., April 21 (Spcclul.) Hon.
John J. lugulls delivered his celebrated lec
ture. "Problems of Our Second Century,"
to u crowded bouse ut the opera house last
ut-lu. 1IU lecture wus well received,