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T1IK KANSAS (TIT .lOfltXAL, 'ITKSDAY, DKCHISIUKIt 2I.1SU5.
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I n ."Tit the rTiTiiiltli-r nt Kansas City.
M if See on I I'lJi'B Mill Matter.
Till. JUMXAI, IS rill: IIOMK SEWMWRH
W 'h ct m, Dec. it I'or Oklahoma and
li I rrltor.v . Kali, variable winds
i i 1 u m- Fair, westerly winds
l uri. Kali, "seepi snowers In ex-
mti-not portion: warmer In north
i i ii, fc-'- -w -Mfilng to westerly,
1 i n ii I will t" men pro-
' i hi i i" i iii it ilritaln be-
' M I-. if
i - intii i tul ileal like
k i i i 'i -n t pay to iw
It, i ' ig 'i '
i in it j i will "blovV over;"
It t i ii ii r.rnot Britain
i l i th t ' I w ir.
'' I i khu ill mih, hltt lip
f n mill ii ill. Colonel Bill
C -mi , in tlsm
ii -ii i -hIiiiit, lut fervid
w II continue t . murder the
i mjlsh for turnip time yet.
ill bo Borne comfort to Lord
i know that Mr. Monroe lias
i -till anil lined nt Kansas City.
Ii in 'Mn bear is winking In n way
vvi i i iiniv Known that Uncle Sam will
i 1 1 it f i n dancing partner ir the ball
li i way, a. few onrpfully selected
c - in i i uBly distributed wouldn't be
n ' i ' il"tiini8 hint to Correspondent
M t -a the He v. Dr. Peters, of
N 1 ik "is hell." The Ilrftlsh will
c rt nnlj nnd It something of that sort
1f li i j i evoke one.
Ms fi viand wrote the Venezuelan
in is if course. Hut If Mr. Olney
h i in in n secretary of state It prob
nl Is vv xi.'l not have been written.
Tin "X" i York police now arrest wom-
'i f r it ilng on the street. It hasn't
I" ' m since tbe police tliemselven
v i .irr 1. d for preying on women.
nl. yh m i is convinced that one lm
I ' r strengthening the coun
t ii unig forelK" powers Is to lu-
i r i tin number of sovereign states.
A lb ii I it tie Is reported between tile
Turk i I rcnenlnn at Sieitoun. This
l'i ' t iing. A battle Is a great im
1 ' i aer a one-sided butchery.
' bilene. ICas., Buys he wants
.TV kind. Ills case Is regarded
i irdtnao that tbe Kansas
mdtnts sent It out by wire.
'i via? consul at Kansas City
Mil nut be. i war "In a thous-
in iisne understand It, he
u ,11 after that
"1 ii in not con-
l' ' A citizen
1 i ' i vein in Ills
I t utids, which
b i ure.
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'In ii li' tlntf It,
- was .1 ut to amount
instructs ii ji to a po.
i current bellet that Ueneial
.1 be itiMllCilud to a ihluklnjf
i rtjavu-wtuii of the country'?
n t(ouU leuBon uarmtsi why the
ii rol of the army should In
- neri that our conditlun 1
i i j Imiue- Kansas City pea.
i hi congressional com tent from
t Ik to be settled on partisan
i it suocwd. The peoplu have
l uicaiim Uiem efturU and
u i who it is ihtu is behind
( I .led WiWihlugtun. ril.patchetf
ii jutt, th-rufare, will bo fieuly
In- hit Ktsblear nu not wrotg
n i nig a Ht-iitenceil convict out
jcnlienllttjy Iw l teilalnly en-
I bi-t right n the matttir. The
t In bt oucupvlng a stolen olllce
. pivulved in a acaudal ovei tlm
f Jail auppltea make the pub-
1 H accept statenitnts concerning
li uthtuvUu would be held (or
M - r-
I n ' r the strekti of i-meig. m-y l'reisl
dint (iM l.turt will be ublt to uccipt
bcm - t.ritf legislation now without sum-
Ing it nr-iilke his convictions The
prcbldcnt must bee by this time th it tin
miallon. mil hr- coblil Imrdly bp pxrrtPil
to cknow1r1?e the fuct He mlht slll
the Mil iiftttpr protpBt. but h Wotiiti
ilotibtlPBB Mgn It Wth.mt Ihr ullghtPirt
misgiving b to It benpflrinl ehurncler.
li- I I nil I "I
nil! ft'in.s si:v.
It tm lippotnp plnltily nppflrpht to
tho most CABtlfll nbDprvpi' that thp nWB
frntn Cuba as to the progreBs of Hip re
MlKm Ihpre In to be tnken With mnity
grain of miowance nt tmttter whl h strip
the infttrmntinn romr fmm. li bpprir
to be IfntuMrthlp to gel fttty InMllgpncp
tlpvin whhli rellnnrp eflh bt placed, but
the manifest unrehablMty nf the dltu
pAtthm from fpaltWh BoitrrfpB l bo
grr-nt thitt there Ib tw ubp In pnjlng nhy
nttenllnn whntevrr to rprxtriB of In
tt mny lv thht th the klrmlhpB wlilelt
are mlsnr.mr(l baltles the Cubans are
Bompllmm tlefentpd. II would be p
cpnlingh Btrnngp If thnv were every
time vlotiirlotis; but the stendv growth
r.f the rebellion nnd tbe coMHnuinl un
checked advoner of the insurgent oigan
lzttHon Into territory beyond their
original lines, Is proof that they have In
the main been more than n match fur
the tkxrl.v disciplined and altogether In
efficient troops sent from Spain. This can
hot go on muvh lunger wlthmit placing
I'hpm In n pnoltton to ucceBSfully ask
for recognition by otbef countries, and
among them, of course, tile United
Whenever It may become manifestly
right and proper to declare In favor of
their belligerent rights there will prob
ably be no hesitation In this country
taking that step.
There is ti growing spirit among the
people Mint will Insure prompt atten
tion hereafter 'o nny call for release
from Kumpean domination that shall be
made by a struggling iieople on Ameri
can soil. In the case of the Cuban
there Is the strongest reason for their
deslrw to be freed from the Spanish
yoke. It Is a matter of unjust rule In
alt Blfnlrs, In the outline, with most out
tugeous tiiMitloti as the specific griev
ance that outweighs nil other complaints.
Our own people have liml some ex
perience In throwing olf the chains of a
foreign tax gatherer, and it will need
no elaborate explanation of the Cuban
cause to aroue universal sympathy with
the opprtsed down there whenever the
time for nction may come.
nn:iti:'s :uim:y i.v it.
There It money 1n raising fruit In Mis
souri. Think of It, the apple crop of n
single farm selling for JJ5.000, and the
on harilH only in their infancy. Missouri
Is certainly an Inviting field for the
horticulturist. There are some localities
more favorable than others, of course,
but prettv much nil over the state the
apple and small fruits can be grown
with profit, liml with as much certainty
of good crops each enr ns anywhere
else In the country.
There are hundreds of small orchards
In the vnrloua sections of the state which
ate making their owners wealthy and
which should serve ns mi object lesson
to thousands of farmers to bhow them
how their nnmml income could be aug
mented nt the expense of time only
that would not Interfere with other
work. Hut the niitln thing for the aver
age farmer to learn is that successful
fruit growing demands a close attention
to modern methods of cultivation and
Where you llnd a illssnurl farmer com
plaining that his orchard has cost more
than It comes to ou will llnd a deal
of either laziness or ignorance in the
same vicinity. There are, to be sure.
many oichards which yield little but
small, ill-shaped naul wormy fruit but
they are left to takt care of themselves
from year to year, with every natural
enemy to the trees and their fruit en
couraged to abide there and do its worst.
Whenever the rising generation, and the
new blood that Is constantly coming In
to cultivate Missouri soil, shall relegate
the mossbaek Idea of agriculture nntl
horticulture to the rear, then the real
riches of the state will be made mani
fist. It is cheering to read such reports as
that which came to yesterday's Journal
from Howell county The experiences of
the past year have demonstrated be
yond any possible dispute that the 0,mk
region, whkh has so long been looked
upon a of very little use for cultivation,
is to be perhaps the richest section of the
state and all because It is in ideal fruit
Altl! NOT CltntlNAIA
The most prominent ministers of New
ik devoted their Sunday sermons to
i li-prevtillon of war and one of them de
ii unoed as the criminals of the nlno
' nth century those who fa voted, war
ii i ler the c)rcumstanc(S. Jingoism la
i i i elu nsible enough, but Tor Ism is not
- ntlment tint especially appeals to
il American people, at least, ns Mr.
i ik ills would sav not now. In depre
iting war and its unspeakable horrors,
'in ministers retleeted the sentiments of
I 'In American people Nobody wants
w ir for war's sake. But there are times
v li -n war is a duty. When peace Is dis
I. iiorable, It Is a crime. When was is
v njed In defense of notional honor, It
- the highest virtue that has et lodged
in the breast of Imperfect man.
'if couree tr. Parkhurst had some,
ihlng to say on the question of the hour,
tie waves the whole affair aside as the
creation of what he felicitously desig
nates as "inflammatory" newspapers.
He thinks the Monroe doctrine Is a mere
catch-phrase and not worth fighting
about. As lar as tbt press Is concerned
he would Jocosely mage it a crime for
uny newspaper to print scare headlines
for the next two week.
A a matter of fact, the newspaper
have lilmpl) rellucted the glow of the
people'n spontaneous patriotism They
have not created it. They have simply
lata the facts before the people and
front one end of the country to the other
the lrftpular volte, which Dr. ParkhuiRt.
of all others, should admit U divine, has
thundered Its determination to preserve
the lountrys honot Intact at whatever
There have been lighting pnrs-na In
days gone b ami It Is to be legrettei)
that their mantles have pot at least
thrown their shadow across, the more ur
lew Inteuiitlng figure of the !ev. m
larkl)urt and others. The. whole gar
ment suems to have vvmppeil Itsilf
around the Chicago minister who Is
ot gamming tuipedo clubs.
ti !? iiiiimi.Mi,
The protective sentiment s.eem to be
glowing. The nations of the uaith ure
leirnliii; lli.u the wa to build up thur
indiistlles U to piotect their piodun-r.s,
insiad of buying abroad the vio thing:,
thej in.iiie ami glow at home. That is
good, bound M-iibe The fiec trade
theorists declare that the way to make
cur f annua sell ru to grain U to jut
iitilie the vvht.it gVivvcrs of India una
uv 4 Hn . I . i . f', , .. ,. t
gooilB m to provide here ft market for
Ihe output nf Kngltsh fatorteB Acting
on thl iheorj the Hemm-ratlc party
pbtwt on the stntute li,ok a law which
opens our mnrketo to the foreign pro
dthpr. Hut Ihe nntlnn of the purth
don't (tnptti to be rwlprnrtttlng very
mttch. They nre not btilfi much of
our products as hpfore, by mllllotis of
(tollnrs a year. .Nnttons, like liidlvblimlB,
conmilt their own ltitprets. They me
BPlflBh and they buy where they Cltli
buy the best and chenpes'i regardlPBB of
whelhpr Hip country with which they
ttHtlp Is a commercial rival or not They
rto not rwclprocatp, unless it Is to their
advantage o do so. They do not give
their trade unless II I "hustled for"
They will do n derma ny Ims tloup sell
us nil they enn and buy its little ns ims
slbtp in return.
The farmers of Tranee bI-p clamoring
for protection ngninst the competition
of American bve stock and bremlsluffs.
The beet sugar makers of Uei ninny liav p
forced their govertlment to protect them.
And how the RngllBh sheep misers have
compelled thp ICngllsh govprninpnt to nt
least thrratpli to Stop the Impnttnttnn of
Amrilcati live sheep. NHtlii't of Iipp
three countrtps spetns to be tearing down
even the low wmIIs that have surrounded
them. On the cotiimty, they are build
ing them higher nil the time.
"ii.mi roit i'.k-..m:v."
Such Ib thp headline which the evening
contemporary of the World yesterday
placed over n dispntrh fmm Its Wash
ington correspondent. In which It was
stated that the Van llorn-Tarsnev con
test case had been referred to tho-com-mlttee
of Which Johnson is cOlnlrman, It
Is denominated ns bad forrTarsney be
cause the case Is put Into the hands of
"partisan Johnson's committee,"
As for the partisanship of Chairman
Johnson, it matters little to this par
ticular contest whether the committee
Is to be controlled by partisan feeling or
not. The evidence will show beyond any
qiiwrtlon In the minds of all the members
that Mr. Tarsney was not elected to the
seat which he occupies.
It Ib useless for his newspaper organ
to undertake to befog public opinion on
the real merits of the case by attributing
the certain outcome to the pin tlsanshlp
of the committee. Of course the com
mittee is partisan. All congressional
committees are, In one sense, partisan.
Othenv1.se what would be gained bv
having party control of the. house? Hut
It does not Imply dishonesty.
Almost every feature of the case
ngalnst Mr. Tursney has been tried In
one way or another before our local
courts, nnd In each Instance the charges
hnve been proven. liven Democratic of
ficials from the governor down hne ad
mitted themselves convinced of frauds
which alone would be sulllclent to change
the result In this congressional district
It Is bad for Mr. Tarsney.
There Is no rose without Its thorns.
No vvoitli without base flatterers,
No holidajs without tin horns
And other like iiervc-shattcrers.
The Clnlstmas treat to the Knnns
City newsboys, given by the World, 19
one that will be fully appreciated and
highly enjoynl. The privilege of sitting
"in de parkaj" at a rich spectacular per
formance is about the most glorious
thing the average newsboy can Imagine
and will be an entliely novel experience
for him. The World can depend Upon it
thnt Its "teeavter" party will be n hum
mer as to size, If it isn't quite up to the
standard In some other respects.
'Twas the night before Christmas,
And all through the house,
Not a woman was stirring,
For fear of a mouse.
It is understood that Mr. J. It. Burton
and other asplilng Kansans are heartily
In favor of Mr. Ingalls being made a
member of that Venezuelan commission.
jit'Sic and iiii: i):,v.iia.
Mr. Palmer's "Trllbv" company, with
some rhangtss, op ned a return t ngagement
at the Coatis last evening. The perform
ance Is an excellent one, ut leant two parts
being more satisfactorily presented than
In the original perforatum es at this the
ater. These part nre the Taffy, as done
by Mr, Canfleld, who wns the I,tUrd Wore,
and little Ulllee, played by Mr. Walter
Thomas, remembered from his association
With the first Kemper stoek eonipiny. jitiln
Ulllee hits never been plaved by onv one
to the sutlHfactlon of the readers of the
book, but that is due to the fact that this
Is the one part to which Mr. Potter dl I
not do full Justlee when he wrote his play.
Miss Crane's wonderfully effective per
formance of Tillby grows In Impresslveness
as It exteiulK in acquaintance. She has a
firm grasp of a very dellulte coneoptlon
She niiiUes one understand her, no mattur
what faults was bi found. There an be
no doubt about this Trllbv, and few hav
ing seen and btudlert It will hope for a
more satisfying realization of DuMaurier's
The new Rvengnll Mr IJurry O Cnrlton,
makes dear tin claim that It would be Im
possible for a kooiI ihiiiu'ter in tor to fall
111 this role If Mr Carlton had been the
flist Bveiigall he vvouli have hi en ac
counted great, but he would not have been
great He i will Milted phvslcally, and
has itn effis tlvi muke up, Mui h of his
performance is well thought and well tx
pusHe. thouvh It lacks commanding In
dividuality, Mr. J P Kiefv. the Mr liait.
at, Mrs Sara Stevms, the Mrs. Ungot,
both new, are satisfactory, and Mr Qeoigu
MclnOro the new l.iiiir.1 Ik onlv so ro
Mr Morrison -til) sivit, ii ii.lmtriililt rwr
formiuu e of 0'ko, un I Miss Ttnlfferth hi r
tiiHttioun delliientlon of Mine Vlnard. Mr
Trader Is all right as on Kou.
Seats ni e on "iiKi fur the engagement
of Mr. Clay Clement, a flue character actor,
who will be seen at the Auditorium Thurs
tiiij iiAMiuiM-ii iiU'iuiu-,
Sale of Suits Will llegln i fits Morning for
lhi (Ireat t'oiuliiiMofs fnlk on Wncncr.
The Ucture to be given by Mr. Walter
Pamrosi h nt .' Friday afternoon, Janu
ary 3, at Lyceum hall, tot West Ninth
street, promises to be one of the most
unique rveuU of the opera season, Thire
has alreadv been miun Inquiry conern
Ing the lectiue, and for this reason it has
buim decided tu jiliue th" tkkets on sale
at once The sain will higln this morning
at W" Main tin-t, where tbe opi ra seat
are selling Mr Damrom h's tulk will cover
both "pie Milteisln-i" and "pie Wal
kure." as tliue will not permit the giving
of more than opu Ucture.
I he A. I', nnd A At, nine
Kansas Cltj lodge. No ax a, P, and A.
Jl , gavu a dliyiir at the Hotel Savoy afti-r
Its tesslon t'lii huii'luil uiul twiutv.Jlvi
members sat down ami iiijojed the spread.
It was given In hunur or the Christmas holi
days and for the eniltlvution of .food fel.
lovvsblp among the nu-mbers.
A horse and buggy belonging to I. If
llay, of 2!1 Kast Math sheet was bioUn
from In fiont of the ihuich at Eleventh
and I.Oiilsl streets btinda luglit.
Clay llrukbtk-li was arpstid last night
on the i burse of sitallug a gold watih
fiom ills. WlUun ilissmakltig etub.
UshliKlit hi the lildge bullillng
Suvcntv crates of eurthenwaiu, one case
of seal skins, full) -two bibs of gaiden
seeds and twu iuis of bullion uuo le
itlved at the custom hulls. eUriliiy
J W llliiJinati, of II i.a-t Nineteenth
street wmt lu C ntril station .it. rdai
and ripi'" 1 that tilm had inttn I his
shop ut Ttilrt -IIIUi und Walnut stieetu
and mrrl'd awu t'ti worth of carpenter
Jli-i Mi' I CuitK of SU l.'ast Klghth
street, runiiti J to thi polhe visterday that
vvhll she was In a, Main street apartment
AN ABSURD BRITISH CLAIM.
llrniiirtiltnK S 111,(1(10 lor tbe !." to nil
1 uullsli -ulijnt ofa "S i(tt tlrnil
OttiBlm. Neb., Dec Zt A jpeclsl to thi
Mee from Ilncolft, Nb , mr- lloternnt
llolcomb lo-daj receive 1 n letter frmn pe -tlnry
nlnpy, Inclosing the rimil of the
Itrltlsh Bttib-iMador rt Jtn "no grnwlntt out
of the nnutt of Ihr i:nstlh fftmllv nf
Imwsons In Nebrnskn lv the MrCntt out
Inn gang Tbe ltawsiuis linlm thdr prop
erly was ilBtnnp-eil to that extent b the
nlleged outlnw band The claim In Ni -hraslta
is ngarited not only ridiculous,
bill absurd All the t qwrtv the IHiwsons
had at Ihe tins? wh inntnlned In n small
wacon drawn by two lirono The outfit
wn pmbuhly worth ,-'iv' Tlo-v were st
tPitlptlns to trade hnrs with Vie Me
t'srtv, a lncnl lough nnd th- leadpr or a
gang of rnlllati" A fri" llsht result"!. In
whlih the IIhwsoiis nindlv thrashed the
MeCartvs who ourli snret) III lllsht
That elided the Incident
WANTS HIS HOME BACK,
Atrblion Mmi Will Mw to 111 finer t'ntlrr
the Ib n lit Hi i IMiiii of tbe li Hi.
n siipri mi t ourt,
Atchison Kns, Ivr- rt -fSprelnl i The
first suit in Atchison mintv . as a result
of the lat)) dei sou of the Kansas supreme
court on the mottKn.' mlemptlon law of
1WB, will lie cotutnen . I to-morrow. Klgh
teen months ago to-morrow, the home of
the plaintiff to the h tlon wns sold iindr
forecloure ptTiceedltii-i and was bid In
hy the holder of ttn mortmiee at Se al
though he hint loaned f ' on the propel tv
Now the mini who h-t his propel t) will
bo into lonit, tendei the $so nnd nk for
the (Kiflon of tie itilert,v, under a
claim thnt he Ik entltl. I to It bv renon of
the late decision It ! underwood of
eoiirsi thnt the oni will hung (Ire until
the supreme court u tin t'nlted Ptnt. s
pnst u on the ecu tltntlonnl'tv of the
in w KniiPiH mnrtgiii, redemption tnw.
BLOWN UP BY DYNAMITE.
1 wo It. ii KIIIimI nnd t lie I'litiilly Injured
111 Mil illlent on t)ie t'tlltllgo
Chicago leo. Zt V fibrhtfnl djnamlle
explosion occurred thl afternoon on sec
tion No II of the drainage canal, about
one mile fiom the town of Ilomeovllle.
Two nun were Instantly killed and five
fatitll) nnd two sever, h Injured.
The men were pn i irlng a blast with
dvnnmlte cartridge one man holding a
drill, while another tapped It cintlv forc
ing the dvnnmltp doi Into tin hole pre
pared l.v the drill 'I In- blast was nlmopt
leadv for tiring, wlun a blow too hard or
n bloii too man) wi glvin, and the two
men who wen pr t irlng the blast an I
seven otlurs who re working i lose b
wmt up Into the nil The two mm kllbd
were llteritllv torn t., plei p nnd the oth
ers Were shoiklnglv in inglcdi
AN APACHE MASSACRE.
'erlt Kill-mi mill l' ruitlli Vlurili red In
l.inier lieimuit Viillel, A, T,, car-
l ll VV. i U Ann.
Ilenver. Col, Dec :1 A special to the
Ilepiibllcin from I'hoi nix. A T,nvs-.Inke
Meadows btothir of the will known Wild
;est .ohnu in.in, Chirl.s Meadows, has ar
rived In IiiornK from I'.ivFon, a little town
on the north rn boiihrof tiila eountv. He
brings the news thnt I'eil-v Hillson and his
fnmllv wire miiribnd bv Apaches In
1,'iwet Plea-tint valliv In the mountains
140 miles east of hen nenrlv a week niro,
while on their win to the rnnch of Hill
son's father, In Ch rry Cieik valley, to
The sheriff's poise that killed Xalntnco
Tayz, the Apache sub chief, several wei ks
ago, start. ! from the ldr Hlllson's ranch
and the sittlers have In n apprehensive of
an Apache raid ever since.
Miscount -tii'ttinii: cotritT.
Court Kn Hi no and million o. fluid
Don u Opliiltuis.
JefTerson Clt.v. Mo. Dec. 23 (Special
Supreme court en banc met ut 10 o'clock
nnd rendered opinions In three casis, as
Ily Judge Unrclay.
Macke, defendant In error vs. 1 rd et nl,
plaintiffs In orhir. Cape Oirardenu iount;
lien against real estate: reversed ami re
manded, with (Unctions to dismiss the
J. W. McCullotn respondent, vs. Callle d.
Houghton, appellant; 5toddard county;
ejectment reversed and remanded; Judges
Hrace, Claiitt an I Ilurgess dissent.
H Judsii Shirwtjod
Susnse I-ane respondent, vs the Missouri
Paclfle Ilullivai Company, appellant: ap
nea! from Jnrkson eountv; damnnes fut
death of huiband, reversed; Judge Bar-
Motions Harrest vs. linker, rehearing
rallttd: MiCimn vs. Hilde . rehenrlnu ili.-
nied; Kregls v Missouri I'adtle Ilallwuy
cuiiifi.iio , recu hi nip uenieil.
Court adjoin in 1 to January 7, ISM, All
banc cases will be heard February 5.
pulsion No J of the supreme court met
at 2 o'clock an 1 rendored opinions in five
eases, all of will h were written by Judga
Burgess, as follows
Marie Wutteis npjiellant, vs. the city of
St. l.oilis risponili nt, .umages for erec
tlon of a bridge on Twenty-first street; af
firmed Hosa Bnmbrlek administrator, plaintiff
In error, vs J imes T. Sims, defendant in
t'genla. Classy appellant, vs. Henry
(jiedlnghadeu, r. spondent, tlnsionade coun
t5t. fjfjotmfni iivuspil una icmanded
The Grand Am mi. Hallway Comnnni. ap
pellant, vs the People's Hallway Company,
ii-spondent; St L.juIs, suit to determine
amount to b, i.il.l for use of trucks ut
tlrmed Und. II Heal H-tate Company, rtspond. nt
vs J. mlu I.lnil. Il ,.t ul. uppi Hants parti
Hon of land In rt. Houls county, ulllrmed
Adjourned to January 7, ISOfi.
SliJAIISHIPs I.S (.OI.I.ISilO.V.
riftcun Hrnwned by nil At'i blent In fxmtli
8 -Vim. rir.in Wutfr-.
New York, re( . 23 A dlspatcli received
to-da from Cuiatoa slates the steam
ship Nansemond, Captuln Laksy, fiom
Curaeou for Mnra.albo, was In collision
(piolmblyon I' umber 17) with the Spanish
steamship Mi xli o. mar the Island of Aruba.
The NaiikCinond sank and Is n total loss
I'aptuln Haksj and fourteen other persons
wire drowned Thlrtv-tlve llvts wer. saved
by the tug Augusta The Mexico Captuln
Curel, sailed fiom N.w York on November
Si) and Havana on Dec. mbcr II. und was
bound fiom Pirto Cab. Ho for Carthage un
when the coll'slou ok until The Nans -moud
was a s. lew steamship of ;.5 tons
und was built at Baltimore In bk7.
long I'm tbe ( ,ie i hriuigh,
Washington, ti 23. (.Spec lal ) Kor over
four years the .burn of John Huddle k of
Arlington, Iteno .ountj, has been pending
In the pension nth e, and all the while the
claimant, who -nt to Kansas In tsVj, bus
Imn totally dl-ulil. d Soon aflir reaching
town Itept.s. utatlve Iong eulUd up
the case, and In-ist. that the department
al outrage had In m i ontlnued lung enough
To-da) the claim mt was allowed iti pir
month, dating back to Muj ;; of the pres
Capitol ihupiii)!'!,' Chrlstiiiiis,
'i'opekn. Kas, Die. 23.-Hpeclan flov
ernor Morrill will not letiitn to the. eecu
tlve olllce' unt'l af H r Christmas lie has
family reunion at his home in Hliuatha
on thut day Mist of the otltt-r i-tute otll
cers have iheii tuiuilles ut the Capital i lty
and will spt inl tin liolicluv heie A number
ot the eleiks ami uther attaches about
tho state hulls, will have for their several
i urks ami Inn. iiIhiih I liht.
llerllu, Dec n-The Piaukfurt Zcitung
published a dUpati h fiom ConsuiulnopU,
Ming thut then li n lieui lliut) tl.btluu
at '.eltoun bitw.en the Tuiklsh trout. .
wlui siiilouiul.il I hut city, and the tnsiii
gent Arnienlans, who detendtd th. in Huth
sides are said to lnu lost irliihtfullj Tin
Tuik weio 10ui strong, and hud tnenly
lom pieces, of uitlll.ii. The Atmcnluns
numbered 15.U0, but they hue) no uttlllei
I olcuii I d.iliti V, rii.o to Speau,
Topsku, Kuc Dei 23 (Special) Colonel
John T Ciisp, of Missouri, has ucceptcd
an Invitation to deliver un address on
"Pish" be 'ore the iiuuual meeting of the
Kuusus state lioaid of ugrkultute Jail
Mi) 8, 0 und P Colonel CrUp did nut
it pit ta the Imitation In time to b'ct his
name on tho piograinuu, but he ut'ue.s to
be on hand
Hr. .1. C, Neil, of Mlllttiitcr, Deail.
authrU, O T, Die, ) (Special) Dr. J.
C, Neul, foundir und director of the Okla
homa agricultural exiierlmiut station ut
Stillwuter, dbd su II. nb lust nlkht fiom
the rupture of a blood vcsfl ije wus 7
viars oli, u native of Indiana, where he
held many prominent positions, but was ell-
WESTPORT IS AMBITIOUS,
: ltlMI'llAM tlltlllNASCIls I.V
I.ASl Mllltl'S lltllltlHI.
Cull for the Itiilbllng of it t'Hy Hall, tin
I ji) Inirnt Mntrr Mnliis nnd the !.
tiilillililuriit nf ii l.lelitlng -j
trlii Itniltliie Milttor.,
Three ordinances, the ptissnge of whleli
will result In n special ebftlon for vot
Ihg Issuos of bunds, were In the budget
nl the meeting of the Westport countll
last bight. The first provides for the
election of ti clt Imll, the second for the
Iti.ving of water mnliiB and the third for
a lighting system.
Just ns Clerk Ixive wns nbout to tend
the llrst. Alderman McMillan moved thnt
nit titles be referred to n special com
mittee that shRll have power to consult
expetts. This was en riled. .Major Iti
grnhnm hnmisl Aldeimen McMillan nnd
Kliepp and C1t JJnglneer Ai tvromble
Hose leel cotniiij No 17, of Kansas
City fire department, which Is stntloned
at .Hpiiiiglleld uvenue nntl Holmes slteet,
and rendered elllcient service nt the lire
In WeRtsilt two weeks ago, was voted
the thanks of the council nntl the ctt
irens. Pollowlng this a lesolutlon calling
uHm the lire committee to donate the
tlremui n sum not to exceed J30 wns
adopted. This Is to pay for lubber Itoots
and clothing The members of this cotn
putiv have fir mouths made runs to
every lite which lias hmken out In West
Isift, despili the fact that the) nre
n sponsible fm all the lossis the Incur.
Their risks and services hue been eti
lllelv gntttimah nnd hnve w-.il the
gratitude and admiration of all the peo
ple of Wfstuott. At the latest lire the
Kansas City lltemen ruined their boots
and conts. hence tho njiproprintlon A
number of ordinance's touching sevvern
were carried A contract with Oeoige
J litter fot building tbe extension of the
nutlet to sew erdlstt lets Nos.1, 2 1. 1,0,10,
11 and 13 was continued. The other
bidders on the work were C. ,1 Seehesteil
and H J. Jt.-ivel. The fmmer'B bid wns
Irtegulnr nnd lie reciucsted that his
check be letutned An oidlnnnce ac
cepting the work of Contractor liner In
sewer district No I was ctitrled. An
oidilt mces repealing the otdllinnees con
tinuing sower enntmcts with Cotter, Mc
Donnell cvi Co. was pacd. The iesldents
of the dlntilct iirotpsted ncalnst the let
ting of the contracts nml Attoiltev D I?
Holmes, to whom the mntttr wns re
fined, gnve il ns hW opinion thnt the
tn bills for the vi-nik might be Invalid
The work of W. W. Smith, the con
tractor vvhi did the work lequired In
.eewer district No. -. wus accepted but on
the condition that the streets be put In
the condition in which they were prev
ious 1 1 the building of tho sewer The
residents of district No. petitioned thnt
n sewer bo built In their dls.
tilct. An ordinance to open and
establish Thirty-third street fmm
Troost avenue tev Holmes stieet
was carried & wiui one continuing
the verdict of the Jurv of freeholders on
the opening of Warwick boiilevnrd fioln
Thirtv-flrst street to South Moreland.
Pr-ipertj owtiPi will be given ten dnvs
within vvhl li to urrPil from the ilnd'ng-.
An ordinance levving a wpeclnl t.iic lor
the pl.ink sld.-vv ilk, in the city dining
the last 'lx months wa-- enrrb'd Alder
man H.ititu i u-sed the hnt nnd received
contrlluitliins to the Christmas fund
amounting to 7 7."
ANOTHER PIONEER GONE.
the Itriiiabis of tteuheu H. IHrMti-nn, Mho
Ctlinci to Kuiihiis It) In lS.'iS, lttirle.1
In tlultin ('em. terv.
Tho e'rath of Reuben H. Dickinson re
move another pioneer ot Knnas CIt. Mr.
Dbklnson wus fot flftein ears a street
commissioner of this cltv Ho died eaily
on Sun lay moinlng at the home of his
dnucht. l-ln-)au. .Mrs Alma Dli Klnson. No.
2U0I j:.ist Tw.nt-thlru street Mr Dick
inson had been In poor health for over two
vears. He was a controlling road builder
and was the first mill who built n ma
cadam road between Kansas City nnd Law
rence. Mr. Dickinson was born In New York
state on December 0, 1MB, and came to
Kansas Cltv In lh'S
Mrs. Pannle Dickinson, the widow of one
of the sons of the deceased, lives In Hyele
Park with her son, Frank Dickinson, of
the t'nlted States Trust Company. Tho
funeral took place vesterilns afternoon
from the resilience of Mis Alma Dickin
son, Hev. Dr. Talbot eillli luting A delega
tion of the Old Men's Club, from whom
pallbearers vvete i hosen, attended the fu
neral Tho remains weie buried in Union
'l in. vv i:.v i in. it.
The oillelal forecast for to-day Is: Mis
souri, fnlr, except showers In the extreme
southeastern portions, warmer In the north
eaterlv iortlons, southerly shilling to
westerl.v, winds Kunsus fair, wchteily
winds. The highest temperuture bore jes
terdav was 57 ileg.
Following tiro lust night's observations:
Ulstiuuck, N. D..
Pes Moines, In.....
Dodge City. Kas.,
j:i I'abC, l'ex
liulveslun Tex ....
Union. S D
1 2 Cloudy
1 0 Clear
1 C I tit in
1 2 cloudy
5 0, Haiti
2t f ii
Kunsus City. Mo..
N.'. iv Orleans
Uiimlm, .Nen ........
Oklahoma City, O. T
lju API' He. " T'
Jtaplil Cll. K. D....,
St. I.oul.i. Mo
St. I'uul, Minn
St. Vincent. Minn,,,
Silt Uikc, U. T
A ltllllillia Ho),
Joseph Die kui U II jears old. Ills
father und mother niu d'Hd, and ho lives
with Mis John Cunulssoj, a half slti r.
.it No, ma Poplar avenue. Two weeks ago
he btoke one of the honsi holel h)-!nws
anil stood In Immiiilite elauger of being
punished with n llppei. in then ran uwuv.
lle went to the honu ot a lr. Williams
ut No. I2H i;st Thlriiinth stieet, and told
a pltllul tale about being dilven from home
He was taken in und leel Yusteiduy Mr
Williams eh livei eel him mto the hands of
Humane Agent Hie. nm.iii, who placed him
with Mrs I.auiu llurh. r of Twenlv-nliith
and Summit stieets, until ln can Invcstl
Kant the caso.
ttiielcid by liiiii;ii Hugs.
Two siiv age dogs make theli homo In the
nelghlKiihOoel of No 1517 Hiooklvii uvenue,
lesienluv tort noon Thouuu M.ndenhnll,
of No JoftS Park avenue wus pasting t'm
niimbi r glvui, on Hrookbu avenue, vihen
ho was s. t upon by the dons and conu lied
to light for liU lite He mnuagei) tu beat
the does olf. but not until his hamls wire
lueeratnl In seveial pliiees Then he vient
to the police clerk's olllce und swnte out u
wan ant for John Doc, the owner of tho
Ihe suite liiiicu Mill Hniiie,
At the Casino hall this evening. Kansas
City ludge. No 1, Swlti hinen's I'nlnn of
North Amerliu, will give lis second an
nual ball. The unungemints lor the ball
huve been made with gnat line und every
thing Is it'udj The committee of nriungi
meiits is John Pitgeiald, J. '. Campbell
und II C. Nelson.
CbrUlmis Sirvlcis ut Trluliy t'hurib.
There will be. a midnight celebration at
Trjnltv i lull ill to-night. Services on
Chilstmas da at i and II u m The
ihuidi Is btlng handsomely decorated with
cveigiitiib, bulb und lloweis and tin mis
s bj thi vested choir of forty voices will
Nun CuLle. ou tbe AIulu I.lne.
The Metropolitan Street Hallway Com-
iany last night laid u now cable from the
iVoodlaud uvenue power house to tho
. -t ms e .- - ii.
I MISS jobie aiueT ""V -"
v c-'Ui ifs.ara
FIVE FELL INJ)NE RACE,
tlolng Mn It ul nt 'I rllni and the stsrteM
In tbe lliirelle llstn liml n
Sn PrrthClwo, tier, S3 The wsntlier was
vrj tnlsernble; at liiglrside, n heavy dtlt.
tie falling all dnv Neverlhrless there
was ii large? attendant e, n to-dsy was
The hurdle rsre w proline of itwhy
fiBlrbreadth escBpes, (Ivp horse nut of
twelve falling ntvl throwing their Jochles.
Owing to the soft mud hon of the bojs
were hurt White Cloiltl, owned liy the
Merrlwa stable, dropped dead Just ss the
hlirses pn.d under Hip wire In this race,
Three favorites and three thltd-cbolces
wire the winners.
Piist rai e six furlongs: selling, .oolfln,
10. (Chorn). even, won, Miron, w (Jones),
80 to 1, spiotut, I.lttle MI. 107 (Price), m
to 1. Ihlrd Time, liPH. lJlig D'pr. Ida
Snuer, (irbll, Miss Garvin and Starling
Seeoiul rsre Mile nnd n half; selling,
Julia (i, Mi (Osrner). ti to 5, vvoni Pill. 2
(SlBtightrr), 6 to I, second! J'oremosl, 91
(Iom). 7 to R, third Time, IMS. Ike I.,
and Adelnltite also inn.
Third race Peyen furlongs; handicap.
Mls Mnxlm, 2 (Slaughter), 6 to I. won;
Adolph Sprecklps, ? (ttnrner) ) to 8, sec
ond: Hoselitnl, P7 (Donnelly) 4 to 1, third.
Time, 1 334, Terrier also run.
Ponrth race Hurdle; mile and lhrsc six
teenths; live hurdles. ItclliJnger. 15J
(Spence), C to 1, won: J. O C. 14 (ttrn
nei), 24 to 1, second: Cicero. Hi (Ow
ens), f, to 1, (coupled with llellrlnerr),
thlnl. Time. 2 UN Oregon Hcllpse, Sit
verndo. Hob Hov, Tom Clnrlte. Nellie (l
Hsperance, Alexis. While Cloud nnd In
certnlntv also ran. .
Plfth race Six furlongs; spiling. .Put
Muiphv, M (Plggott). 7 to 8, won: Ilentlra
tlon, 107 tChdin). S to 1, seeond, laicky
Dog, 111 (Walker) 3 to 1. third Time,
I:lli Circe. Cotide nnd Dorsev also t'n
Sixth nice Six furlongs; piling. Cn
blllo, IiKi (Hergen). C to 1. won: Jack Itlch
ellett. 110 (Chorn), S to S. second. Imp. lvv,
107 (Orllllti), I" to 1. third. Time, 1 I9'4.
Haiom, Tebev, Allnhnhnd 1'oscador, Imp.
Atnnrlno nnd Catmel nIo rnn.
Armour to llxpnrl live Ciltle.
Hoiton. Dec. 51 The Standnrd will sny
tn-niorrow: 'Shipment" of live cuttle to
(Ireat Hiltnin via Hoston will jirobnbly be
lutgclv Itu lists' d In the near future;. Ar
mour Jt Co, the largest packets In the
world. Imve coninn tu eel to export steets
on the hoof, nml will pinhnhlv bo num
bend ntnong the Inigept exporters. I he r
shipments will lie hugely made from this
port, the llrst lot of vie steers going on tho
Cunnrd steamer Slnvonlu enrlv In Junutuy.
nt.lllimillis Villi Trnlll III Mexico.
PI l'aso. Tex, Dec 21 Martin Julian,
manager for Hob Pltyslmmnns, has "elected
training ouniteis in .iiini.v .ie iirnm
the tlver from this place and litr.slnimons
. ni I iil.t.i ,r. in.isiilroi t n 1 vivirl tt
training for his light with Mnhcr cm 1 el.
liuirv II Jullsti snld to-dnv thut Iit?lm
moni would knock out Muher In lx
rounds, and he would put up the entile
mire won. ns a side- bet with Corbetl, and
light tho latter the next day.
o million In the Itimndnrr t'iie.
Washington Dec 23 (Special.) The su
preme cotitt did not nnununce a decl-lon on
the petlllm for a lesinvcv of the Hue be
tween the stilt" of Mls-ourl and Iowa to
dnv. a- was expeiKd It was understood
that -Otoe of the Justli m bnd Indicated thnt
the mattei should come before the touit In
Adlillttte.l to Hie -uprnlne Court II ir.
Washington. Dec. 2.1 (Special ) Pliny I..
Soper. of Mucog."p, was to-dnv admitted
to practice In th. t'nit. d Stales supreme
couit, on motion of Mi Hrown, of Htltnln,
Otnv .1 Hrown, who arc local Santa l'O
lilNliuri nml l.usL.r ilid.
l-Ker IMUJfc'il ,1 llil l,ejie'i i lie pi ,--,-nt.
.. T n..l,. lilllul,,,, ,. HIL onli CrrilM.
1 VII C l.ll-I.W. . II,-,., '.J, v ....w., .,..
,.u ...... t., ,.. ., . ... 1.
112, seuirieo iii, i.' i . ii ii.
Ite (nt 11 p m ) "Well, misery loves
company, jou know "
She (reprf-lnjT n v awn) "Not at this
hour, I think." D Holt Cue 1'tess.
BRIEF BITS OF NEWS,
Plvc of the stieet r.illwnv lines ot Hltts
burg Pa, have con-olid ited The consoli
dation will be inpilnlUed ot $20,000,000 FIvo
lines are still outside the combination.
Seglus Stiphnlak. the Kussl.in writer,
died vis-terduy ill London. He wis eXllpel
from Hussia In 1OT on account of his ciltl
clsm of the system pursued by Count Tol
stoi, Theodore D. Sew all died yesterday nt bis
home In Indianapolis, agcel 4J year-. Do
was Ihe husband of May Wtight Sevvnll
and was well known as a seholur and eilu
cator. Judge Jenkins jesterday ordered the Mil
waukee street tnllw'.iv system sold under
foreclosure to sntlsf defaulted mortgages.
Thite Is due. In principal and Intel est,
A 70-year-old Iowa former had his neck
broken in u iiinuwnv ncur Alton last
Thursday. Although his body Is paralzid,
he Is stlli alive, nnd phslciuns say thiro
Is a good chance for his rccoveiy.
A heud end colli-lon occurred vestorday
morning at 1 23 o'clock on tho Cincin
nati Southern lullrond between two heavy
freight ttuins at Catdlff, Tenn., both trains
running at the tate of llfteen miles per
hour. An unknown tiiunp was killed nnd
bevtral unlnmcn were badl injured.
At n meetlnr of the .Memphis Cotton ex
change xestetdn) resolutions weie adupted
setting forth that the cotton crop of 1VJ1
hud largely cvi ceded the world's re.iulie
ments. with rc-tltlng low pi Ices. Plantns
nre urged to re iluee acie ige and assured
that they will llnd such mtlon profitable
In a i tinning light between police ollieers
and thugs at St Joseph, Mo., euilv es
tt relay morning, a m..n named Charles
Smith wus shot und k'lled. Many shots
Wert llnd bj the otlle. rs and the toughs
and It is not known who llreel the futul
shot. Several ollieers bad uariow- escapes
in the light.
At a meeting last night nf tho subcom
mittee of the committee of 100 appointed
to secure' the Democratic convention for
New Yoik. It was li potted that Senator
D II. Hill hail ptomlH'il to work heart and
soul with tho Demociutlc nullunal com
mittee to secure the choice ot Now Yoik
for the UM convention.
A gang of llfteen or twenty tramps held
up a ti.ilu nt Metiopulls, III, last night
und rt fused to allow It lo ptoeenl ttul-s
they were taken abu.ii el An engine c Hi
lled a po-so to the -eetie of the double.
A bund lo tut nil contllct ensued and six of
Ihe gang weie arrested, lifter they had
been clubbed Into submission.
HIght men weie badly bin tied, one ot
thi in fatally, b an explosion of gus In u
Pltt-burg lulling mill jeetuduy. The nun
went vi ui king ut ihe bottom of a blast
furnace. When the gas ixplodid It fotceel
the hot .slTg. which accumulates In the ctl
poll, over the sides Hefoie tho men could
get out of the wuv, tho hot nitlul pouied
West Crotk mines expect to get out $2,0u0,
000 gold In KM.
Ten dollar ores at Crlpplo Cutk nro
thrown on the dump.
The piesetue of hematite In Colorado Is
an almost unfailing indication of gold.
A shipment of IiIkIi grade sulphides from
the Annie C mine at Huma. vista nctttil
u 7S pi r sack.
The famous Matchles mlno at Leadv Ills
Is .hipping dallv ICO tons of oxidised Iron
ore, rich In stiver.
The n.ninmolh shaft at Centrul City Is
now down 7uu feet und Its owners expect
to sulk 11 at le.uii i uei ueeper.
West Creek Is pionouni eel tint greatest
surface unhl iiuiniiv on tho globe, Somu
of the "Moat" mini lal ussajs tie! per ton,
An ounce of gold to the ton In Cripple
Cieek oie pass ihu cost of mining, nans,
pnrtutlou and icjiiuloii, All ovel thut is
Snowy (itiurtz lleikod with lelloiv flakes
of native gold fiom muiiv c'olorado mines
make uttrueilvu specimens or the collec
tion of a mineralogist.
Coloiudouns are getting so puffed up
over thu gieut (.old llelds of tho statu thut
the uro beginning to tall thu uumeious
mining exchungeb, "bourses,"
It Is proposed to run a great tunnel
lluougli the mountains ul lilpplo Citek
Hull hill will be pUrced nml the man)
marvelous veins known to exist brought to
When the Colorado woman bought Christ
mas presents for her husband tills xear
tho did not have tho bill charged to him,
us usual, but paid cash. She bus been spec
ulating In mlnliio' stinks.
The Mhlte KUphuitt mine on Tenderfoot
hill ut VI' tor Is doing better thun Its name
would Impl. At a depth of thlrt-Ilve
feet a. thiee-foot vein of ore hue been
reuched, hulf of which is "pay,"
The Japan mine In San Miguel county
Is one of the rich pioducers of Colorado.
Thu ore Is mainly silver, with somu gold.
Hecently a block of ore weighing a ton
ims taken out, which showed In abundance
UjstallUld L'uleiiu und wire silver, litcca
-S .!. Mw - . IsrflLSi 3C a J-IS'e JiSit
St tetri'iurg, Dec 21. The I.nskcr
TVchlgorln j.umei postponed from Saturdny,
resulted, teiret fortv-llve moves In a draw,
I.uker plajed a Huv Hoper The piesent
ADDED SI 0,000,000,
Tim Cnpllnl Stork ot t tin Knnsvil litre
I'llt'biirg A' llulf Itnlhtar t'ompsny
lint Item lliiiibled,
At a meeting of th stockholders ot tho
Kshsas City, llttsburg llulf Ilailnnv
t'ompnny, held Josierdsy, the isplteil stoi k
cf the company wns lncreed from JIO,-
m)(n to W) nm,01. It was found necessary
In order to build, equip nnd operate Iho
It id to Snblnp Prtss, on the Unit of M xim,
to double the company's capltnl stock The
, road will lip built and opersted to Sabine
P lij January I, If? At that place th
jcompsti is building n Inrre hotel and
making other ctvstl) improvements. Mr. A
i h. Stllnell ivh.i in vee presldpnt of the
road nml president of lh Mlourl. K ni-
, sns and Texan Trut Compsn, reeeniv
rpinrned from Ihe Kist. H Is owing to hi-
energ and Influence with Kiistrrn mil
i foreign capitalists that ihe monej has besti
raise,! to pay the rout of building and
equipping this new line lo the Hulf
I 1 he road Is now completed and In oper.l-
I tlon to SbIIsrw, I. T , where It mnne Is
with the Missouri Pacific's I.lttle Ho, It .x.
Memphis line. The bridge over the Ar-
I knnsns.tlvir will be completed bj P bru-
1 nry 1, m, nnd nbom sixty miles of tho
roan win dp completed iihotll the nmo
lime. It l the Intention of the compimy
to complete the branch Into Port Smith,
Ark., not Inter than June l. and It m iy
be constructed a month curlier.
The pnmpnnv I. now tunning Its trilns
Into Port Smith over the Missouri Pin II s
trseks and will continue doing so tint I
the brnnch or spur fiom the main Un ,
the length of which will be slxte. n mil. s,
Is built The division from a j.oli t tlf y
mllps north of Texnrknni (o Sim vepori.
!., n (llfltiiticp or Mi miiei., ,,so i,.
completed bv P. brunt y 1. 'Ibis will 1. ive
;ml nliout slxfv mll.s o lie built in Ar
kansas to complete the line from Kan as
t Itv to .Shreveporl This gap Involves
hiiivv work nnd cannot b completed u
less thmi s months Work south ot
Snteveport will besln early In Jnmiiirv nn.l
it will bo pushed Mt, stnii eneruv thVt tho
ist riel) will be In i.t
some time in De-
wiiii. i:.mi 'int: i tttiuiu.r.
the Cnloii I'nilfle Authorlins the Pure line
or All Its Olltstiiiiiliiii- Tlnkels.
Chicago, Dec. 23 What promises to b
the end of tho light between the Villon
Pnclllc nnd tho Denver .x, Klo Qrnnde
over Colorado and Utah rales, s In sight.
The Union Pnclllc nnd Great Northern
have reached an agreement that all tick
ets sold by them, round trip ns well tu
one wiiy, shall be good lor continuous
pRssK(, only This rm0 nnplles, however,
only to tickets from Montana polnta
thioiigh Colorado und Pnh to the MIs
loiirl liver. Heretofore these tickets huve
leen sold with a limit ol thlttv das, ami
many of the m found their wuv Into the
hands of scalpers. The I'nlnn Pnclllc bus
empowered the ehnbmnn of the Wi stern
IMssengei As-oclutlon to Inn up nil Its
tickets which it can llnd on the open mar
ket. It claims that the number or thesu
tickets I" re all much smaller than bus
been icportcd. It has also announced Its
Intention of doing nil In Its powei to clear
up the situation nnd give the niw p.isin
ger ii-oclutloii a dear lleli1. All tin Piist.
em loiin. ctlons or the Denver . HIo
(tinnde have Joined In a reciuest that It
will accept the position taken bv the
Cnlon P.ulfle and the two obi trans-continental
road", nnd come Into the Western
l'a-senger Association No reply Is ex
pecteel from It heroic lo-moriow. If It Is
favorable, alt the big doubles of the West
ern Passenger As-uclntlon will be over
for the time being nt least.
ilio Or lets liy Iui-i. Tift.
Cincinnati. O, Dec 21 In the I'nltcd
States circuit coutt to-dny Judge Tifi Is
sued two oi decs rme was to consolidate,
tho cu-es of Nelson Hoblnson vim-mis the
Cluiitinntl, Jnikson t Mnckln iw i.illvvav
and that nf the f'entt ll Ttttst Compunv of
New Yoik, veisus the Cincinnati, Iio k-nu
X, Mncklnnvv H.ilhvii Compunv, bimighc
bv Walter H Itltehle, fot Senatni Hi lie,
under the one head of the latter title mak
ing It the lending "lilt. The other onbr
made Pinnk H Dtake, receive undet tln
former salt, leceiv.r unelir the i einse II
datcd cases and llxed his bond at ?.'j,ij00.
A ttcheiiritlg W Intel,
Topeki, Kns., Dec 23 (Speclnl 1 Tho
state hoard of rallroael commisslonet- wilt
go to Klngmnn on Prldav t'i licit u mo.
tlon foi a reheating hi the llutihin-in .v;
Southern i.illrnad, vvliieh wns u ei a e
oicleied to maintain a stntlon nt nnie r
Kingman county, which is now e 1 elnml.
to be a lmidshlp.
A complaint has been recelvetl fiom the
mayor nnd common council of M'tntl 11
ngalnst the Santa Pe. It Is nlleg d Hint In
adequate stntlon facilities uro tuinlbhud
As-lst mt tn rresl.lcnt Plnl.v
Chicago, Dec. 23 W. V Ilolges form r
Iv tralllc mnnngci for the llrm of Pi a r
.x Ch.ilmeis, of this clt, hu .ntur't
upon the duties ot the position of ,is
sDtnnt to l'resldent Itiplev, of the Atchi
son loud. Mr Hodges wns associated with
l'resldent Itlplej when tbe latter was
gcneial manager of the Dutllngton ro.ul.
Dentil r VV. P.. Oaliin.
Denver. Col., Dee. 23. W. H 0"lnn, gen.
erul Wcsteiu hind ntrent for the Ml-souil
1'iclllc, with heiiilcpiartcis In tbl- Itv,
died this morning nf benit failure upei
indticfd by ervslpelus tie was well known
In Western rnlboid elides, having foruiei
ly lived In St. Louis and Chicago.
South McAlester, I T, Dec 21 Hlfei tlvo
at once, H 11. Mnnili vllle Is nniuilnied ir
necountnnt of llm Choctaw, Oklihumu &
C.ulf rallroid, with he.idiiu.uter- at butith
McAlester, vice P. L Mueller, leslgnci
Washington, Dee. 23 The motion to ad
vance the healing of the Nebta-ka might
rates case was giunted by the supreme
court to-du nnd the llrst Monday In
March fixed for argument.
Ne w York, Dec. 23. The announcement
was made in Wall sieet to-dav that the
.Southern Pnclllc lallro.id will pny on Jnn
uiiiy 2 to the stockboldeis ot tho Central
Paelile railroad, as under ngi cement, a,
sftnl-unnunl dlviden'-d of om-hnlf of one
Cleveland, O., Dec. 2.1 The International
iiust Companv of Massaehusetts bei,nii
suit against the Clevdand, Canton .t
Southein lallway In the United btales clr.
cult couit to-da to foieelose '"V"1",
mortgage, upon which it holds Jl.OoO.OOO ot
Sliteen Stnrtrel for Hie I'eiiltciitl irj.
St Joseph, Mo-, Dec 2.1 -(Special.) Six
teen pi bone rs. with hnmls und teed sc.
cuieli ihulned, weie taken to the I nluil
station to-night. In a big wagon, unci un
der guar.1 of six deputies. She Iff Andrl.in.1
took Ihe patty to a Missouri I'm lie cur
which hud hem pupnud by the pilson rs,
uiul the welo stuileel fir Jetlei-on (ill.
ih sentences lunge fiom tvvo to tvvih .
venrs Pat Crowe, tin Hurlinglon train
lobber, went along, and will servo tinea
Hoy llrulully Hints Ills Agid Mother.
I.ogansport, Intl . Dec. 21. S McDowell,
aged 13, wns J lib 1 hue Sunday tor beat
ing his motbi i, who Is a widow, (il yinrs
old, living mar Glome town, ten miles
west of bete. Her right thlxh was broken,
she was biulseel and cut about the head
and link and Injured Ini. mnlly so that
recovery was Impossible This outrage was
committed because she letusid to give ti
young si ump. It will bo hard to prevent
iMichlng when she dies.
New (ioiernor of llrltl-b (iiilnnn
Loudon, Dec. 23 Sir Augustus William
Law sou llemmlni K. C. Jl 0 .prim lp.il
elcik III the colonial olllce, has been up-
peilnied no c i n ii un 1 commundei-m-i hi f
or llrlttsn un una. in suci easieui m cur
Chailes Cameruu l.ns, K. C. il O, le-
called when tin Venezuelan nuesllon be.
gnu to ussuiue un uculu stage.
Criisliu I by il I.e. uleil I'ur
Dayton, O., Dec. SJ. Plvc laborers were
Injured, one fatally, at tho mill ible lion
viorks this inoinlng. Thu men ., eie at
wink on a track between bull lings, end a
uir lo ulcil with pig Iron, coming towuid
Hum, pushed the m against the walls until
bloppe'd by un appllciitlon ot the bialvs.
i t ins Ciitehbig It im,
St. Louis, Mo Dec. 2J. A special to the
Hi public from Dinlson, Tcx su8, A
heavy lulu tell In this beciloii to-da utid
to-night. The countiy Is Hooded ltd
ilvci rose nearly eight net since lust night.
Kalinin tralllc Is dtluc(l In coiistepjcnco
of thu storm.
Drowned While I'lirdliig u Creek.
Wclr City. Kas., Dec. 23 (Special)
Alwut durk thU uf lei noon, u fanner, W.
W, Curtlb, wus drownnl while fording
Ilrusb creek two nnd uuc-hulf iniics i-u.-t
of hue He- was In a wugou with his U-jeur-ulel
sou, wlio tscuptd. One hurbu was
Hunter I omul Dead Iveur Sedan, Km,
Sedan, Kas.. Dec. 23 (Special.) John
Itogeis, a farmer living about four miles
southeast of hue, wus futind this after
iiuou lying dead In the woods, with a shot
irun und a. deed ralililt liv his ulile l. !
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