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volume xxxvnr, no. n.
KANSAS OUT, OOTOHKR 8, 1S5.
7M.1O10 TWO CENTS.
Varying in style
from a modest one
room ?uood stove to
a magnificent and
handsome b as c-
burner, large enough to heat a whole
Cook Stoves and Ranges
In all desirable styles at prices that
arc easy for your pockets.
Aro otjered the
jncflii.i liuvinij at
W. y.i ru,LTWrWfHHM.MIIftJ!.yigHggSI
.xvrr. i rr x
f T .
A. M. HUGHES,
PAINT and CLASS CO.
City Dcpt. Factory,
1201-1206 Walnut SI, j' 1S28-IS30 Main SI.
NORMAN & R0B&RTS0N,
AND GUARANTEES OF TITLE.
M 1 eslephuno BII.10. Ifl Past Otli St.
$25 to SI50 Diamond Rings
I'xi tptiotm11 K""t value h at
nml lttu icn till!" tlKMrrtt.
J, R, GLEASOH, wifs..
ELECTIONS IN CONNECTICUT.
Kfpnlillt mix Mill In u Number of Towns
lasiivH Purely I.oi.il. Mainly on tlio 1.1-
I I llt4 QllCStlOU.
New Il.iven, Conn., Oct. 7, Tills has been
town oleotlon day U Connecticut, dec
laims being licia In IGt out of tho 1U5 towns
in the state. Tho Issues aru purely local
ones, still this election generally attrnota
.ons.iaer.iblo Interest as tho foreshadowing
of what may bo expected on tho moro Im
portant onu for state nml national olllcers.
Tho llcenso question also Id of more Irtter-i-tt
than iibii.it, as tho advocates of no 11
, enso have been partlcul irly active.
Norwich went Itepiilillcun by 53 Tho
vote for license win 1,181, against 1.0 0,
This U 200 per tent reduction, on tho license
inajority of l.wt jear
Thera Tvas a blK ll(?ht In' Pulnam over the
license ole. rrohlbltlonlsts uiul Uw unil
order le.isuo woiKetd were out In force,
but failed to win, as tho Uoenso advocates
julledi up a majority of 141.
Town, city mid school board elections
weru liehl to-day In Vatorlmr', KIMulf,
Pemooiiit, was t'ectinl mayor over Web
i.ttr. ItepublKMii, by ii majority of 150.
H was a. decided victory In Paubiuy, tho
Democrats iMiituriny u pnit of the oilleei
mid the ltepublliana the lumurultr of tho
noun ticket l.lcense ivaa voted by a ma
jority of OK), a marked difference er
)at year, when It only had a. majority of
The town of HimtliiBton, In which Is tho
lioroiiKh of Shellon. had u lleree lljrht oer
tho license uiiestlon, after belnif dry for
two jearf. Thtt voto for Ikenso wus a:
iiBulnst W- The Hepubllcans elected Uielr
KANSAS ODD FELLOWS JtfEET.
beten lluiidreil Di'Ieljatin J'ren'iit at tlio
l)it'iiliiK of the (Irand J odgo
Topelta, Kas., Oct, 7. (Special.) Tho
g-uindi lodge of Kansas Odd Fellows as
sembled in Topeka 700 strong this morn
inu and at once took up tho work of the
tinnual session. Most of the day was
consumed in inspecting1 credentials and
getting ready fur business. To-nlglit the
Brand lodge degico was con fen ed upon
;i number of delegates. Tho election of
olllcers is not expected to occur before
Wednesday night or Thursday morning.
The Daughters of Kebekah are also
here In full force and fire holding regular
sessions in one of the city halls.
No liner body of men und women ever
assembles In Topeka than the grand
lodgo of Odd Fellows each recurring year
and the present assembly is certainly no
Journal, October 8.
Any kind of a stove, at any kind of
a price, here you will find a stove
store to your liking. We tarry more
stoves here than any one store in
convenience of our VQUITARLK GliVUl'V
lowest cash price anil uettlwj ample time to
.' - rs jtr
FURNITURE AND CARPET
AH Connelly slcy.
HIS VOICE ISJTTILL FOR WAR.
Hon. ruRrun AVure, In till i:ifii'nt Speet h
at lopclci, , il mi. ..-. -iiiutt Ximil
uiltl Striking t ImtH.
Topeka. K is , Oet. 7. (Hpeilal. lion.
niKone V. Waie delUercd an address to
tho high school of Topeka to-day In whliJli
lie advanced some umisii il thoughts,
Tho oeuasloii was the nilsliiK of a Hag
over the high hool liuildlni,', and .Mr.
aio upened his iiddtess with the le
m.irk that It was the ll ig of the only j-pihi-lne
republic the woild eer sai. Thin,
after a tribute to the stars and pttlpos
wluelt fairly ipiiM red with iiatrlotlMii, the
speaker said "The United htati a never
Imt a doll ir by war. We gained our in
dependDHe at honit. In oil" wai, In nnother
war we gained our Independent e nt -c.i' in
imotlier we tuipnieil the wilderness of Cal
Iloniia will, li it was our destinj tu Mil
ci nd we at quired the tmplie of the P iclllo:
we eliminated slaverj Willi another, and
with ta li war m got rem wed pattlotism
uiul alter i ,u U the old Hug u presented
wiuer nriuory, n uoiiier ureiiin oi a gre it
er destiny. I am one who liellees In war
as .in iducator, as u pan of our common
.school sjstem. We Hhould hao a war ev
ery generation po as to make thu peoplo
pitriotic. It Is .as nCLUsbiiy to teach the
people p.itilotlsni us any thing eli-o. .Ml
education costs money, putilotlsm costs
monej , the llag costs money, but they are
all worth the money they cost. The late
I civil war in its education and bcnellts was
woith twlro What It cost.
"In rations where wnr Is too long delayed
I tho people forget, patriotism becomes a.
rominlscencc, and thu ntinosphc re becomes
Miperheuted with .iMiilie. People stop
thinking of glory nnd patriotism and thu
honor of their eounti. unci Its destln, unci
go to thinking solel for money, and every
body Is mc.isuied by his capacity to make
it. It becomes to bo rei okiiUi d as the
quallllcatlon for honor, and gieed seats
Itself on a thiono und wants everybody to
vvojls for It for nothing. Hut wlitn war
comes greed Is dethioned, and tho man
who can do tho most for his countiy comes
"Sooner or later tlio I'nlted Hlates will
have another war. 1 hope wo will have It
soon. Wo need It: there Is oemslon this
very day for a war, und we ought In open
It In limes of peace suclull-ni and an
archy assail tho Hug; in times of war they
don't. Socialism Is simply organised in
dolence; amuchy is only disappointed av-
Mr.' Wate did not eplaln to his hearers
where ho believed the next war would
coma from, unless his allusions to social
ism und nn.tnhy bo taken as a guide,
TERRIBLE FIGHTJJVER A STEER
An American, Two .Meilrim and n Sreilrua
, flilld lillled In an Alfriy In l.uiin
A Wniniiii UmiiiiUd.
Laredo, Tex., Oct, 7. News reached hero
this evening of a fearlul shooting affair
which occurred near Twidilgs Station, on
the I. (c a. N. railway, eighty miles north
of this city, list night, which i exulted In
the death of J, Shaw, an American ranch-
, man. and two Jlcxlean men, n Mexican,
child, und tho wounding of a Mexican
vi oman. . . , ,
Shaw had lost a yeawmg Meer and he. In
compaiiy with Oeputy Sheriff Swlnk.trailed
the thieves and came upon them, together
with a woman and child. Tho two Mexl
cans and Shaw were killed outright on tho
Kiound and the child died this morning.
Tlio woman is badly lujmed, but will ptob
Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 7.-Itecelver Illge
low bays the report to the effect that the
IMSlelll receneia naii ucauu mo a,..Kv-
ment with tho Western receivers of the
Noithirn Paililo Is premature, rsegotlu
tlons are peiwllng, Mr, Ilitelow sas. und
an arrangement tatlsfa tori- to cveobody
concen.ed will sooner or later be made,
but thu matter cannot bo adjusted at
once. Mr. Hlselow thinks it will be sonio
tlmo befora tne matter wm oo scmecr.
the city. We sell
more. People have
found out that
their stove money
goes farther here
and that they get
GOVERNORS JiLND RELIGION.
.Nearly i:ver Stuto llxecutlvei In tin. Union
u lteli.ver In ( hrltiiiiilty Some
Phleago. 111., Oct. ".Of tho fortj-four
state governois In the American Union,
tlillly-niue lire avowed lie I levers In le
llgion, twenty-nine aro jirofossed I'luls
tians. most of thuin aro tegular tittenelams
at worship, and a vast majority ale con
tributors to the expense of religious work
A careful canvass of the subject made by
tho limis-llerald discloses these facts
It. spouse s were obtained foim fottj-tliteq
of the state gov. mors and tin ee of the ter
ritorial executives. Of the stute governois
one, Mr. Cullieisoii, of Texas, declined to
clc line his sentiment, und no one would
speak for him, nml annther.Ouvetnoi Hums,
of South Carolina, tailed to leply 111 ,in
way Hut those of the other states spoke
freely and fiankly, and It Is asieitaiiu.l
that among them tin to ate ten Piesb
tcilaus, live Collin cgutlonullsls, live IJiils
copall.tns, tour .Methodists, tlneu Unltm
ians, one ItaptiHt, one Christian, and six
teen unconnected with chinch oigiinU.i
tions. Of tho sixteen governors of states and
territories, liunttiielii d to denoiuluatloii.il
organizations, twelve attend iiIIkIous sei v
lees iei;uliuly en lntoiniltl.mil, ami all
except two, one n lice thiuki r, believe in
tin , lt Hut In (1 ,.illir,t,i lltlll llu ttllltl of U.ll
'vation. Till of tin in have denominational
i prefeiciicis, and oven those without su. li
predilection enteitnlli n kindly tcellng tor
I tho woik and uppreclatlou of Its IhihiKUI
'results Of those vi ho dee bile ile-nomlna-I
tloniil piefeienees. tlnee are Jlethodlsts,
tlneo Piesliytorlans, one CoiigteKatlonallst,
Mind one liaptlst Hectlonalisin cuts no
llgure in tlio prorerenees oc governois, ex
cept Unit most of tho Cringiegiitionallsis
ato New Ilnglinders, and a majority of
I'lesbytrrians Southerneis. Hut each of
the tellglous bodies, has leprcscntatton In
every hi i Hon.
The niOHi eoiispleuous of the Methodist
cove mois nie AleKlnlcy, of Ohio, and
Daniel II Hastings, and, curiously enough,
both in t' pitBlilcutial eiiiidldatis. The gov
einors that atttnd that e lunch are Stone,
of .Missouri' Cleaves, of Maine, Claike. of
Arkansas, Hlekanls, of Montana, and 1'os-
,. h .-. I nnUI .nil n!,,. l.i. ulninilitii frtl.l
einiiiaceH (lovcinor Aliitthcws, of Indiana;
I Allen, of Noith Dakota; o'l'eiull, of Vii
giul.t: nrown, of .Mar) land, Itmfiew, of
nklalinma, and Jefteison ciuidnei, chief of
I tho Choctaw nation, In tlio Indian Teiri
toiy Among those who lean on that sub
stantial lellgluus eieed nie Stone, of .Mis
soiiti, CloiiKli. of Mlnne-ota, artd Jiiekson,
of Iniva;iliivoinois .Morton, of New Voik, u
nr.slilentl.il euiullilutet: Tin nee. of Ten
nessee. Watson, of Del.iwuie; Pilnco of
'New Mexico, and Catr, of North Carolina,
lure lliilseopalliins. aoveruor Hiuld, of Cal-
i Ifnt ,l. i In hfs lelilv to tho TimeK-I lei .llll.
sa)s ho has no lellglon, but he believes in
the obset vance of Sunday us tho day of
rest. His paients mo not believers, and
lie. was lirouuhl up as a tieo thinker
Oovetnor Dates, of Alabama, bii)s ho Is
not a. uieiuliei of liny eliuieh, and that he
never lolned but two Institutions thu Ma
sonic truteinlty and tho neinoetatle party,
tlovernor Alelnt)ie. of Colorado, nlllllales
with tho llbeials, hut Is not an lufiequent
attendant at I'nlty ehuich Tho Unitarians
mo inicuhalge. of Massachusetts; Morrill,
of Kansas, and I.lppltt, of Ithode Island,
Nt:W MlsSDlUtl I'llIll'OK.VlllWS,
.Several ('barters !rinted hy hecretury
lfnui'iir at lt iTrrsnn 'lty.
Jefferson City, Mo Oct. 7. (Special,)
Secretary I.csueur to-day Incorporated tho
Willis Coal nnd Mining Company, St.
Louis; capital, Jiu.Ooo,
Dudley Metallic Packing Company, St,
I3Us; capital. $10,000.
Henry W. ovrrbeclc Cigar Company, St,
Louis: capital, ?3,oi).
Unrcl .: Pletcher Printing Cominy, Kan
sas City: capital, iis.fco.
Labadlo School Company, Labadloj cap-
The'ileiiies Itros. Ittg Company, St. Lou
Is; capital lnci eased ftom J'iO.OUO to Jl.OuO,
tin) Schopp &, Ilro. Trult and Pro.luce Com
piny, St. Loulsj capital deoteased from
U),cvu to t3,fan0.
1 leetrlelty for IMplit lierlu.
Chicago, Oet. 7. Dr. J. Vf. Was, of West
Pullman, claims to have dlscoveied a cure
for diphtheria, which far exceeds untl
toxlue In ellieac). Dr. Was1 ti'inedy In
electtlclty, which Is applied directly to tho
tluoat. It Is claimed to have been suc
cessful In a laigo number of recent vlru.
lent cases. A conference, of physicians will
pass on the alleged cure during the week.
Lawrence, Kas., Oct. 7. (Special ) Tha
board of health of Lawrence decided this
afternoon there was no further danger
from the epidemic of diphtheria that has
prevailed here for tho last tea elays, and
ordered tho schools reopened to-morrow
PRESSING THE SICK MAN,
'the Power. Drtimnil n Prompt Inquiry Into
the It.i'nnt lllotliiK nnd tntpri.niitiii'iit
of Armi'iilntis Mnny Proinlr.
Coiiftnntlnople, Oct. 7, Tho representa
tives of tho six powers have rent a collect
ive noto to tho Turkish km eminent c"1""
tng attention to the Irauleqtmto measures
tnken by the police authorities to maintain
public trntiepilllt)' In Constantinople and Its
utihmlis, and elomiinilliig the prompt In
stitution of a rigorous lntpilr) Into the! to
cent rioting, bliHidsheel and wholesale Im
ptlaonmcnt of Armenians here, in ndill
tlcin the? powers demiilul the telensu of nil
ptlsonets who nre niiioceiit of wrongelo
HIT. nnd tin' Lie'Utlon of nnests.
Said PiihIiu, tlio now Turkish minister for
foreign nRitlm, has ijalled ut the different
nubassles, and has presented to the leqire.
Rcntuttvvt of the powers a communlciillou
from tho Turkish government repeating
the ntiranco that n plan for reform In
Armenia luid been accepted by tlio pnrle
It has not thought, however, that this will
snllTy ilia powers.
'litem have been no further exros,.s,
however, although a feeling of great ells
qul, t Mt 111 prevails nnd flesh ilnmoustratlons
upon the purl of the Armenians mo feared.
'1 lip ArmenlaiiM who nre Mill Inside the
patrliit chute here, In vvhi h the) sought
refuge after the rioting of Monday lust,
hied some shots at noon tn-ilny nml It
was fiaiid that another outhieak was Im
minent The police watching the bulMIng
piomptly notllli'd the inilltaiy iiulliorltli s
and a sitting force of troops was sent to
the spot, The soldiers linnn dlntely blocked
nil thu adjacent streets. This action of the
military caused qtiltu a panic among the
Inhabitants of that quarter und they lied
from their homes hi nil dlrn'tious.
The Kurds then entered tln workshops
among the iiia)s and exp, lie fiom them
nil of the Atiiivnlans they eoulel Und Later
it Is claimed tho bodies uf four Armenians
Thero Is one feature of the isillee work
which Is attracting coiwl lenible atten
tion. It Is frequently rwilli.l that the
gendarme, while inuklmr urrests, rep.al
edl) told the pi'rwiins taken Into cii'tody
to "ctll upon l.'ngliiml to deliver vou "
Tlini-e who know the way of Turkish of
llcl.ils say that this shows Unit the police
were Instructed to Impress upon the minds
of the Armenians that limit Itrltuln was
uuililc or unwilling to assist them In this
Vlnnlly, mnny qmirtcrs of St.imhnul have
lu-ert placarded with notices Uniting the
populuce against "the Infidel,"
The jioliee, It Is true, teir elown these
pfacunls, but they nre either iin-.ible or
unwilling to do so before the) have been
wlclel) tend, nnd have had the effect antici
pates! upon the Mohamminlau pipukitlon
ll Is not claimed that the (jove inutcnt is
H'Sponslble Tor this, but th work Is helng
elone niiel the goveinment apparently Is
uuuuie to put n stop to it.
AN EVIDENCE OF PROSPERITY.
Iliilneii.n (lulu In tile freight ( nrrlrcl I.)
the Hunt Itouuil KoiiiIh l'roiii Clilt'ieee.
List Wee I..
Chleapo, Oct. 7 Trulllc on the roads east
bound ftom Chicago showed an Immense
gain last week, amounting in the ngs;rcgnt
to ITOoO tons. The bulk. of the luireise was
In grain, and as theiu was no Inek of ves
sel room, tho piesumptlon Is enlei tallied
that the loads did not, take this enormous
amount aw a) from the Like lines for noth
ing. The nggiegate bhlpinents of tin week
were 7'J,'i"S tons, compaied with fi-'ti.l tons
for the previous weel;. and dt tons for
the ecu responding week last )ear
Shipments of tlio week weie divided
among tho competing i roads In tons as
follows Michigan Centinl. 7,017. vV ibash.
J,"",. Lake Slime, 10. UJ, Port hih. in -211,
Pan lliuiille, 7,sJil;niultImoie .V. Ohio,
I ".' (Irainl Tiunk. 10.7M, Mi kle Plate,
r,,W: Prle, J.S.U. Hlg I'ptn, 3,".lti.
Through shipments of gialn flour and
pienlslons for last wedK s'ggregatesl 17101
tons, us compnieil with 29.4JO tons for the
corresponding week List, year.
(elltriel Kktlcw.v lA eeori;lii s(,i,
Xew- York, Oct. 7 A private ellpntch
fiom Sivannali l!n , states that the Cen
tral rnilwu), of fVoiglu, was sol 1 at am -Hon
to-d.r bv e oiiiim 1 icpn - tiling M. ssis
It) in and Thomas for J.Oi.l.Omi (i net il
Suniiil Thonij- states that all the piop
erties of the Central s)stem will be sold
and 'their sales euuilimed by Judge Par
de c b) October 15. A tc mporarj orguul11
tloii will bo foime.1 at New ork, the
boird being comprised of men conveninu
to call It will nke about two weeks to
complete the tnin-ti rs The entire n
organied system should be nude r the
new management b) Noxember I Ite
eeiver II .M. Ceimer will be el.-ttnl llrst
vice president, (ienirul Tlionus il.el.ues
the rumors Hint bu-lui'ss will be dnnt. .1
fiom Savannah to Norfolk to be . ntlielv
false Tho business of the Central Will
be allowed to take Its natuial liaiaiel, he
declaies, and Hie Southern will not sd,
to dlvrit It, The ocean stt'iimxhlp llu. s
will continue to be operate-d from Sav 111
H' ih, Th.' pri'Mine of the Plant sv st. m
ollh His at to-di)'s s ile gave rise to lie
report that Plant had Intended to bid on
the Central, but th'ie was only one bid,
that made by Cr.iwforel.
Want the I due 1 linn il Convi uiioii.
Chle.iKO, Oct. 7 A hot contest has been
Inuiigtiiated between the. Paellle const and
Uiiluth lor next )e.ir's fe-lon of the Ni
tlonal IMucatlonal Association's iinnunl
convention. Some time ago prominent e 1
iicatois on the p.u lllo slono s.siinl a eli
culir letter to the roads nsking them
to gimrantis' n t'tt lound trip into fiom
the .Missouri 1'lvei. Ill older to sei are the
convention. Now Duliith Is after the sanm
sit of 10.11N and wants theiu to guar.inte n
n one faie rate, plus J for the round trip
ami s-i)s that with that gnat uiteed it
cm seeuro tho convention. A meeting of
the Hues Interested has been nil. d for
Weslniscfny to take netlon on tli.se r. -quests.
The general opinion Is Hi it H10 d. -1
islon will bo postponed. A sitting sus
picion exlms, howevei, that snnie of the
Duliith roids have alrfidv furnished the
required guarantee), nnd that that place
xv 111 get tho convention.
Chicago, 111 , Oct. 7. Tho Chh igo ,;
Alton withdrew to-day from the
Chicago llallioul Association, Tho cause
was the refus il of the association to al
nllow It lo have i.ites via Its North Pi'iin
svlvnnla route to polnls In Iowa hIiowii In
the Chicago rate sheet. The gioiuid 011
which the objection was founded was th it
It 'h.l'l nlwavs been a gateway between
IJ.ist ami West and rates had not bee 11
eiuoted 111 tho pist In the rate sh. . t and
theie was no leason why that practiio
should be depirted from. Anotliei reason
was that to some of the points 11 lined by
tho Alton via Peorl 1 would be a I'lrciiltous
route, uiul under the rules shoit line rates
may not be quoted via cln nitons routes
The outcome of the wholo business will bo
that tho Alton will issue Its Individual
lllikri Sloe Ic Pur Milt ('oinproinl-ii'il.
Chlcigo, Oct, 7 Tho suit of Ttoj.il .7,
Whitney against the Hicks Sto. k Car Com
pany was practically compromised ill the
Vnlteel States mint to-elav b) the entiy
of .111 agreed oidei by Judge Jenkins di
recting tho rec elvers fe p ly Whittle) 10,
(I Tho toinpill) was placed III the hands
of a iccelvci li) the fousdouie of a mort
gage on Its cars by tho itallio-nl llqiilp
nient Compaii). Whitney as a steukhotder
charged the olllcers of tho campany with
Imvliig wrecked IU
llurli'l-h' Appoiiitmeiit C1111II1 iiiecl.
Salt Like City. I', T , Oct. 7-A special
to tho TiHiune. from Helena. Mont., says:
Judge Know les, of the United States
court, conllrmi'd tho appointment of An
drew F. Iluilelgh as receiver of the Northt
era Puclllo mid, and appointed two others
us receivers for the Montana ellstrii t. Thev
oro Pdwlti L. Homier, of .Missoula, and
Captain J, II, .Mills, of Deer Lod.
Assistant ("lenera! Passenger Agent II, C.
Orr is In lioslon, where hu will remain
for ten days.
Springlleld, III.. Oct, 7.-Wos!ey W. Kent
has resigned as general passenger agent of
thu Chicago, Peorl 1 Ae St. Louis rallroiel,
tu accept the position of chairman of the
SouthWiAteiu little pendent Passenger As
soc latlon, with headquuiters at St lawts-.
Cincinnati, O., Oct. 7. Trallie Manager
J. M. Culp. of the Alabama, Sauthtin, to
day appointed It, 1 Smith general freight
agent, und W. A. Turk, gen. lul passenger
agent, the duties of the Utter having been
covered by W. C Itinera, geneial passen
ger agent of tho Cincinnati Southern.
St. Paul, Minn.. Oct. 7 Tho application
of Attorney C.eneial Chllds for un In
junction against tho proposed Oreat North
ern Puiitlo deal, was taken up In tho Ham
nay touuty district court to-duy before
Judge Kelly. The day was entirely occu
pies! with the ur.ument of the attorney
DEADLY FIRE DAMP.
ir i:ri, onr.s mum 1 citmiic 1 unci;
IN A iii:.n.ii,vama .mini:.
EIGHT MEN LOSE THEIR LIVES,
si:vi:itAii (minus Mir accoun 11:11
I Oil AMI Alti; PltDIIAIII.V llliAl).
The IItiiIckIiiii Oe-eiirreil 111 llir leirruie
Mini' In S like ubiirre Muring tine 'eiirve-y
of 1111 Aliiiiidoiipd orlclllgb) 1. Part)
of I'ligiiit rr. ItrM'iicr. Make
tcry slnu Prelate...
Wltkeslnrrc, Pa , Oct. . Hhortly nfler 5
o'clock this afternoon a teirlilc explosion
of gas occurred In the Doience mine, opet
nti'd by the Lehigh Valley Coal Company,
which Is situated In the 1101 thorn part of
tho city. It Is not known how mail) men
were In the mine. The olllclals nre very
reticent, and It Is almost Impossible to
gel nil) lnfoinintlon from the lower levels
of tho earth, where the tcscuers nre at
work. At S o'clock live men, all badly
burned, wero brought to tho suiface. The)
ate. Itobert P.lanchard, aged W; Will 1111
Miller, ngeel 21; Mlchnel Moss, Cleorgo
Lully and Joseph Murphy.
The llrst two aro members of tho en
gineer corps. Mcs and lllinchutd aie
hiboieis, and Murphy Is a dilvet. Miller
and Illnnchnril 1110 so badly burned that
they can not live.
Illanchard gave his veislou of the ex
plosion to a reporter as ho lay on a cot
In the hospital.
Shortly before u o'clock tho engineer
coips ded.led to mnke a survey of 11 por
tion of the old abandoned wot kings known
ns the Baltimore section, and which under
llo the' gi omuls of the Wllkesb nre baseball
club, 0110 mllu dhtmil ftom the 111 1 1 it open
ing of the mine'. The party, which was In
chnigo of 1'lre Iloss Dinlel Iteese, who Is
an expert on mine gaes. consisted of Will
lam .lout's, Willi un I'ahlll ami Llewell)n
Owens. Hlnnchnrd and Miller weie left
behind to llnlsh some work that hud been
started In the morning. About twelve min
utes after the part) had left Miller and
lUniicharel, the explosion eicc tirred. licit It
Miller ami lllanehaiil were knocked elown
bv its loice PI) lug tlmbeis also stiuck
.Millet, breaking both Ills mills.
After being knocked down. Miller and
tllanehard i. tin inlicicd nothing until they
wile revived at the hospital. Illanchard
thinks onu of the engine el s 01 pinbalily the
Hie boss set Ilro to a bod) of gas In the old
woikiiiKS 11111I Unit all uf the putv must
have been Instantly killeel When Illanch
ard was round In, wis being slowl) ioisI
ed to eli .ith The Kas had set lite to his
clothes, and the) lute been almost bmmd
oil his boil) when the lesiueis ciiuie upon
him. Miller, with his lnol.cn anus, could
rendei him no iissist.ince and lllanehanl
was so pinned down b) elelirls that lie
could make no use of his hamls.
At 9 o'clock Moss Lally and Murphy wen,
lnoiiglit to the surface, 'I he), too, wero
badly burned, and were taken to the hos
pital. At midnight, the lescueis had mado very
little premiss In tlulr e Torts to reach the
scene of the explosion Pile damp made, Its
appearance shoitl) afte 1 s o'clock, and it
was niHessu) to clo c onsldi i able bt.ittlco
work, width proceeded veiy plow I) Tin re
is a strong suspicion also that the explo
sion caused n lii'av) fall In tho old wink
ings, und that this will tuither lctanl the
woik of the ipsc tiers, It Is now udmltted
by the mine' onu mis timi tncie is no nope
of Uncling tile engineer coi ps alive They
lull perished In the explosion, and If tin y
I wen, not killeel outright they vv.ie sut
I focated by the lire damp. Tho superintend
ent Is of the opinion that tiny weie hill'd
'by tho foice of the explosion, nnd their
bodies piobablv bmmd to a crisp. All
I but right minus and luborns hnvu now
I be e 11 accounted for. Whethei these eight
perished with tho cnglnetis will not be
known until to-moiiow. Supe ilnteiident
Chase thinks, liowevet, that the list of de ad
will not niimiier mule iiiuti seven or eignt.
iiiesee may be put elown as follows
William L Jones, mining engineer, aged
21, of Wllkesli.il re.
William f'.ihlll, mining engineer, aged 20,
of A llkesbune
Llwell)ii Owens, engineer, aged 21, of
Daniel Divis, tire boss, nged S
Tin co unknown men, probably Hungarian
At midnight It was snld at the hospital
that Miller and 111 inc bard Were resting
easily, but little hope Is cnteitalneel tor
Latei The bodies of Hie eight missing
mlneis vu'io reeoveied this moinlng. All
DEBS' THR0E TOTTERING.
Labor llnlegntes t'oiiiiug to die Cone lllilon
iliut He Is Not so Much nT a Mnr
t)r Arier All,
Clilcngo, Oet. 7. Chicago libor nssocl i
tlons are again In tut moll, this tlnm over
a reception which was piuposed to be given
to Lugeno V. Debs on Ids lelense lrotn
Woodstock Jill. At a meeting of tho labor
congiess to-diy it was teported that m
rangiments for tho leeepiiou weie pro.
giesslng, while at the luce ting of the Ti.ule)
and Labor as-embly seveiul delegites ex
iiresse d their ilWgust with thee utile matter
and said the') h.nl come to the inueliisluii
tint Debs w is not much ot a umitvr utter
all. It developed later that the olllcers ot
tho Tt.icle and I. ibni nHseinbl) claim to
have ellseovereil that upon his leba-e
president Debs will enter upon whit llu v
call a war upon trults' unluiw, and will
eude-ivor lo establish a pollt.tal labor or
ganization whl.il will have Us heiilquaiteis
In Chicago. Thoio Is conside lablc amuse
ment among old line trules nnionisis over
the efforts of a nimniltti'e icprescntliig tin.
leeently oigaiiled libor congros to g. t
the railroads to grant a speilal rat., of
faro to those) who will go to Woodstock to
do honor to l'lcsiclent Debs.
BANDITS IN CHICAGO'S SUBURBS
An Plei trie Car llelil I'p by live Mimkeid
Men und Plghtieil r.iriiigei
rhlcago. Oct. 7 n llvanston ehetilo
car was stopped to-night between Arg)Io
pirk and lMgewatcr by live inaskeel men,
shortly after 8 o'clock. Two of tho rob-
hers coveted tho inotoiinaii and conductor
and tho other threo entered tho par with
ill aw it revolvets. Theie weio eighteen
.i.isenc-eist. Tho women screamed and
thosu of the men who iniulo u movement to
Oscape Were ttiveu an fiiqiuieiiiiu en iiwn
into me, mouill oi ei twmn luewiei,
When tho pistengei-s were uinler control
one of the lobbers quickly passed down
the car, appropriating tho valuables of
every cine ptesent. ...
Within flvo minutes from the time tho
car was stopped tha holdup was u thing of
tho past, the robbers had escaped and the
car was speeding on again. Tho conduc
tor lost all the fares hu had collected elur
ng the day and some ot tho passengers
wer relieved of watches and other Hula
trinkets of nltio nnd money to the extent
of seveial hundreds ot dollars.
Polled by the I'ngiiiccr.
Kalamazoo. Mich., Oct, 7. A bold at
tempt was made this evening to hold up
the (irand It Hilda & Incllina north bound
passenger tialu two miles north of this
eit). The engineer opene I the throttle
ami rushed ttuough tho band of robbers,
which consisted of four men. The head
light was extinguished and tho cab was
riddled with bullets, and bhots were tired
into tho baggage car, but no ono was seri
1 llTly 11.11 ut Chattanooga.
Chattanooga, Tenn., Oct. 7. It Is estl-
mated that at 4 o'clock to-day fully COO)
people were assembled around tha Central
dopot to sen the) Liberty bell and partlcl-
i ite in the exrre Isen llev J. W Hteli
iiuiti opened with an appropriate enn m,
folliWe 1 by an address l.y Lewis Cob man
n gt ilidsou ot tha late Chief Justice Mur.
Mivor Warwick, of Philadelphia, In nn
eloepiiut rrplv, stated that no leMtiWr
ovation had ever belli RlVeti to the old be 11
WEDDING GUESTS STRICKEN,
Itriiiiirlinbln lll.rit.e. AITcctlng n Number
of I'm, pie It, s,,,,, It,. light) Pie, pie,
AITit Inel -"pvrrnt lieu t lis
Siihuhi, l.i, , Oct. C-The singularly dis
tressing lllties. among the guests at the
wi'ddlng of John Taplaw and Anna O.iise
Is still oi-etip) lug the nttctttloli of the
ineillcitl ftatcrnlty ot this and other rllles,
but so fur no phlclnn has been able to
correctly diagnose the disease. Three
deaths have oeeiinril and eighty persons
ale cotilliied to theli beds, and several of
these are not expected tc, live.
The peeiill'irlt) of the illseeise Is ctulng
gri at nppreli'lislon ntul Is attributable to
the failure of the ph)slclans to success,
fullv combat II It is simll ir lo common
futms uf pnlKunlug and its Impirvloustiess
to all antidotes and usual trmeillcs Is a
tsoine nf the victims show every symptom
of tilehlnosls, )e-t the or.llnarv ttentm. nt
falls to etadlcate the dlseise or alia) the
fever with which It Is nccompai.led Tin v
appear to be mulcted with ptomaines ntul
the antidotes uilmliiisteted In cases of mlii
e nil poisoning have not the slightest teii
denc) to check the Illness The fad that
most of the victims were not stricken until
three weeks nfter pirtnklng of the wed
ding fensl furnishes another stitptlse to
There ate twenty-live eases In Pnbtiln.
In the surrounding country of Jackson
eountv nie ilfty ur sixty more patients.
The s)mplotns are alike In everv case.
Jackson eountv Is tenor strtiken Thoe
who are slightly 111 nie apprehensive of
mere serious lesnlts nnd louseeiuently no
tui'illent assistance ndlrves theiu.
Those who are not III but who were at
the wedding aie feurhil th.it the dlseiso
will assert Itself on them.
It has tritipired that aft'r the meats
which weie s. rved at the f.-ist had been
conked the wedding hnd be. n postponed
for four days in that interval the weather
was very waitii and the meats became
FRIGHTENED BY EARTHQUAKE.
lob lliltaiits of Winoti i, 111,, lliperli'iicee
Severe, stdHiule slmtli. Whirl, ( aim,
ll Sitmll I'll, lie Mill, Dun, aged.
Wenona, 111 . Oct 7, The Inhabitants of
this town were greatly alarmed this morn
ing by an e-aithquake. The shoe k oc
curred ut Iceland was pies.'desl b) a rum
bling noHe that awakened nearly every
one A few moments later there was n
shoe k Then there was a lull for two or
time minutes followed b niorei rumbling
nnd the n niuit quaking, which was no vio
lent ns to -h it,,, tithes fiom the- pinny
shelves .Main people ran Into the streets
In their fright and In some Insum es wom
en screamed for aid It was over nil hour
In fore quiet was le-toi.sl and many people
weie o alarnnsl that tin v sit up until
d I) light The shock was. so violent that
a good deal of cl image was done to th"
coil mines In the vlelnltv. Slate and rock
weie Milken from the roofs and veins und
there is scat eel) a mine but will hive to
i pe nd $J00 or JS'tO to 1 p ilr the el linage.
A MURDERER AND SUICIDE.
Crorge Nupper, of Vernon, ile,., Shoots Ills
Wile uiul lb. n I. nils ills (Inn
I xUt. lie e.
Aurora, Mo, Oct. 7 feforge Napper, a
weilth) resldint of Vernon, a vill ige live
mile's nft of Alitor.!, shot and killed his
wife )esterc!a) evening, and then, plac
ing the mu.le ot the lcvolu i In his mouth,
neiit a bullet Into his own head. Nnpper's
body wus shipped to Hillings, hl.i former
home, for burial this morning, while the
wire's lemaliis weie sent to St. Ixiuls.
Thev had been ip.iutecl for some time,
Nappei xowlng tint he would kill his wife
if -he ever re urued The woman e.ime
lnck )ostereliy moinlng and afti i an nil
eiO's quarrel the luisb iml lit. uue s0 0n
taged that he committed tin te 1 1 11,1c tiag
edv 11. r.ire the 'hooting In locked his
sou, a)omig mm, In the house..
TROUBLES CAUSED BY WHISKY.
Young Mlllllcin l.v li In s llnu lie lint Into
Solllltor l'llllll,s' II.iiisi, lust
I 'curt I. nT .liilv.
Washington. Oct. 7 ItmJ-imln II. MI1II-
ken, of Tonnes,,, vvho Is here to stand
trial for ft loniously entering tjie house
ex-Solhttor Phllliis, of Noith Cirolin.i.
ami attempting an assault on Phillip
el.uiglitit July 1 last, told his side of
stoiy lor the llrst tim. to-ehi). He
he enteied Judge Phillips' house on the
evening men Honed and gave his card to n
servant, w ho lurried It up st iln lie h.i 1
In en drinking heavll) till tiny and had i
lKittle ol whisky In his pocket fiom which
lie took a drink during the absence of the
m mini ll" immecli.itelv lost cons. Ions,
in ss, and win n he regained his senses
found himself in u sli iiign loom In hts
desire to escnpe qul.-tlv he, without Itt.ig
nillon, tinned his hut and cuat lus.de out
and iciiioved his slues
TWO GIRLS BURNED TO DEATH.
.V Lamp Psplciele'ei, Liivedopliig the llnfor-
tiiiiuti. I blldri ii li, shteiH of I liimlng
llll I wo Illliers Injured.
liinnlnghim. All, Od. 7 Lille and Ad
dle llvatt, age d l"i and 10 resp. etivcly,
daiighteia of W P Piatt, a well known
railroad in in ut Woodliwn, wire burned
to eleath last night by the explosion of a
lump, while the father und a 17-vear-old
sou wen, lnjuud, Tho gills' bodies pre
sented u sickening sight, the. Ilesh peeling
off ill seveial places. Thev Hug, red for
m vc i.i! hams after the lliiiu. s had be. n
extinguished be tore tin ir siilleilugs wile
relieved b) death. A Mist of wind caused
the lump to explode, the oil being tliiown
over tin' elothlng of the, tour meinbi rs or
the family who were in the room ut tin
FATHER WAGNER INDICTED,
t.r.ind .lurj Ite turns ihiee llllls Agulii.t
tlit. I Hill ii Prli t liivebiigitliig tin,
(Inrges of I iiiluvli'iue nt,
St. Joseph, Mo, (let ".-(Special) The
grand Juiy iciuined three lndletments In
tlio criminal tourt to-.l.ty .iKiilnst Father
Domlnlok Wagner, und then letlred, under
special instructions from Judge Culver, to
consider the charges of iniln .Icinent pre
feired ugiliut tho pi list bv members of
St, Mary's ehuich There Is stiong evi
dence against him on the last charge. Tho
priest is Mill in jail, p. lug unable to glvo
bind liishup Hark, who reunued from
Homo to-d.i) said WuMicr had exioininunl
c.ited himself Hum the eliureh, mid no
further action would be taken
COUPON CLIPPING BEGUN,
Pour Men Will Work six Weeks on Kuin;i
School I uiul Stiurltlr., Cutting Off
the, lull rte.t Notes.
Topcki, Kns Oct. 7.-(RpecIal ) The
senii-aiiniial task of clipping coupons fiom
bonds hell us an Investment by tho pel.
inuiient school Hind commenced in tho
btato treasuiei's olllee this luumlng. Theio
mo about A,LV) illltcicnt bunds tu 1m
clipped, and the, luteust coupons wiU
amount to S-iu.'sd. It will lequiro four
mi u six weeks to lompletu the woik. Tho
coupons icpusuit the sembiiuiiiial Interest
duo Jauiuiy 1. In February the Interest
will be apportioned among tho schools of
Crl.p Is still for I rue Silver.
Nashville. Tenn., Oct, 7. In a letter to
J W. (iaiues, this city, dated Amerirus,
(a,, October 2, lii reference to thu reports
that he hid changed his views on the
silver question, ex-Speaker Crisp says: "I
still favor the free coinage of silver and
think perhaps I may make a speech or
two hi tlcordla on that Una before congress
Mr. Mahoiici Is try low, Indeed.
Washington, Oct. 7. 1-x-Senutor Mahone.
of Vligima, who appeared to be slightly
better this moinlng, tailed again during
tho day and evening, and his physicians
express the opinion that th end Is very
iKms Oltr, Mi. Oct !, In
1 et.it trc loo er Me! iriMlW to U Ir
Jermifiutiire' iKittnlty 7 P. A7 , M. Afirl
inioii e :.
of the Six-Day
I. idles' 1c Cotton Vecslt. and Pants ....;So
lulles' CA' Cotton Vests and Pnnt.s ... yiei
Itulles' C.V Cotton Vests and Pants ....&0o
Ladles' 1100 Merino Vests nml Pants ....7ie
Lndle' flip Ceiinblnntlon Suits .TTwi
Lad!..' 1 CO Combination Suits 3So
i;1 Flcssjeel Cashmcre-s C'i
7.V white and grav Cotton Ulnnkets ....tia
tl..r. heavy gray Ulankots U.2-".
KM while Ulnnkets II 9S
tXM Hrocndcil Silks H CO
1 rHl silk und vvool mixtures Bio
jiSc nil wool Houcles Wo
71c nil wool Curley Wools 41jo
7.' nil wool bliclc Cheviot Kn
lie Storm Serges KM
SV.' nil wool Storm Serges Cc
3e French Serges 2Jo
fA- nil wool lnln Sackings 2s
f.So nil wool iloiirette Suitings 33a
7.c nil wool Storm Serges ISo
?1 isj ellugoiial and two tooe suitings ....fA;
y.OO Trimmed Hals II SO
l'.t3 Trimmed Hats V, ft)
111 () Trlinnied Hats IS W
IlltV) Trimmed lints 110ft)
.Mfti Trimmed llat-s ll.'.iM
23c Sillor Hats 2-',c
fA; Sillor Hals TOa
7.c Sailor Hats fAi
Child's 7."c Felt Sailors- SSo
112-1 Sillors 9Stf
L'i'iO silk und wool Pnibrellis SI SO
i() serge silk Pmbrella-s 1131
fjiallslk Umbrellas .j.-.... M
O SO serge vllk Umbrellas KM
V.C i ream ilain isk Table Linen Hip
II 7,'e 20 Inch Ule iched Napkins II.'.'-.
?IQI satin Hed Spreads 12.H
Ladltcs' i? e) Clncliinatl made Shoes ... 1 Cj
LadleK' 3 00 Columbian Palters 119,
MKst-s' L'OO S hool Shoes 11.21
Chlld'H wedge hesd button Shoes 7ja
I n fants' buitou Shoc-s TA3
J-'ivo thoiiIit directors to tho
greatest glove stook in tlio West.
There's a Kid Glove here for II V) that is
the 1II2ST glove that e-in be luqiort-d to
sell nt th it price,
!i button ' Isauru ' eir "eVtitcmcri" Kid
C.lovts, In blue, gi.-ens, tans, ca
modes, browns, el. vPIiJw
1 button Kl 1 Ulov.s, In th- newest fall
.nd winPr tdi i l- in ule in Cj ff
th- Ite ) nl. r fin tor) and ut .sf I Jw
7 hook "Is mix" Kid cilov- black and all
JleW fill Sll I les III lib- ill lie'- ftl p d
foiiss. fa IT) 1111 I at vil.vJW
1 tuition 'ei I! s 'lr.fousse- Suede
i:,;:;Ves' ,""i.K."".",w. ul.SI.50
iii'i.i.i'.Ni:. iimnti:. imiiiiTeiro.
A Colore el t're'llc her I rentes .1 Si imiilliiii 111
Ills Audli in ii li) Ills Ketert lice to
Hie Nt it sniltli Horror.
Chlcigo, tid. 7 "If the law Is not al
low id to take Its course concerning our
men Involve el In crime, the tor i nu) bu
npplltel In those cities whiTo the outrages
occur." These words weie uttered hist
night at the close of the legul.ir cvemmg
services by llev. J. M. Townsend, coloied,
pistor of Ijtilun chapel, Tinnn -fourth
street and Wabash avenue. An auilieiico
of a thousand colored people applauded the
sentiment and lose to their fe.t to ftn titer
show their appreciation of then pastor'J
llev. Mr. Townsend's sermon ha I been
called forth by the teport In the morning
pipers of the outrigc upon Nenl Smith
nt Chattanooga. When It was iinlshed tho
pistor gave out the lt)iun, "Thou Sleep
eth. Justice; Awake !"
At the leiiiclusiun of tho singing Itev.
Mi Townsend ixkicl lho iiidUncu to re
main a shoi t linn "I want no one to
leave the house while I am speaking"
He pioduii.l a .lipping fiom a morning
paper, re'ii I the account of thu torturing ot
.Nc.ll .Smith, und then Slid. 'This must
Ktnp In a Christian laud If the I iw is
not iillowel to take Its course concerning
our men Involved In uimr, the torch must
be applied In those communities where tho
'I he, preacher delivered these sentences
In an Impassloneil manner, and as he tin
hlied lor a moment there was silence and
then the entile uiidlehco rose uiul uis
This quick indorsement of his position
scenic d to confuse llev Mr. Towiiseinl
und he remained silent. One of the congre
gation shoutiil, "We rise to Indorse what
)ciu have said "
The audience was then dismissed and
slowly left the church.
I.Kllir HAUL IP I It.VIN" ltd 1 1 iu: Its.
Mi l unlit Hold I'p an l.xprei at ration,
1. T., mid l.et 85e',
Fort Smith, Ark., Oct. 7. The north
bound 'Frisco passuuger train was robbed
ut Caston, I. T., Ilfty miles south of here,
1 ist night, Six men did the work. They
cut the expiess car loose from tho train
und ran it up the track. They failed to
open the ttuough safe and only got kl
cults Hum the local safe. Tho passengers
were not molested. Tho train was per
mitted to pull out after the bandits fullest
to open thu big safe. It Is thought to havo
been the work of the Christian brothers'
rit.l.IKK IN Ct'slOIIV.
The bluyor of (lid Mini Oxford Surrenders
to tho OtUe-ers.
Platte City, Mo., Oct. 7.-(SpeclaI.) James
Frazler, who killed his father-in-law )es
terduy, came to Platte City this moinlng
and gave himself up. Ite says the Oxfotds
came to his house and attacked him and
that hu shot the old man In belf-defense.
Frazler Is now In jalL,
Harvard and Yule Will Not lie).
Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 7. The Harvard
athletic committee to-night gave oun the
follow lug explanatory statement: "Octo
ber 5 having passed and Hurvard having
received no Invitation from Yale to play
football, It is now definitely settled that
there, will be no football game this year be.
tween the elevens 0t these universities."
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