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Five Person Dad and Ten Injured
r iNear Albla IThreo Killed
s and Five Injured In a Col
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ttmen were killed and severn I severely
Injured by Un over turn IIIR of two on
glum attached to n heavy II Go O
freight train on the 17mllo Ktado I
1k Sunday near thin city
The dead Engineer Ernest D Kr
vln 28 years old Cumberland Md
Knslnecr Emery Krvln 66 of Tunnel
ton W Vu Fireman Walter B Mine
M Terra Alto W Va Firomnn J V
Carter 28 North Carolina boarded In
Cumberland Brakeman Uom Hays
0 Z3 fctaunton Va
fSTlio lance seriously Injured wcrv
nriglneor Michael J Gibbon tlO yoare
ifngf Cumberland Mil fatally crush
1I c It Fireman H C Buckler Term Alia
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01111t
Orafton W Va lor Iou II crushed
While descending lb 17 mill
I grade the trnln to which were at
tached two ongln s left the track
1 Tho engines and nearly all of the 2 4
loaded com tumbled Into a deep rn
vine carrying the trainmen with
them The tracks wore torn up foi
nearly a hundred yards but It Is
bought that trade will bo rcaumwl
In a tow IIOUIB
Ultiimwa Is Dee JCJlve per
suns wore killed and ten Injured In a
wrooU Sunday morning on 110 Chlen
RO Burlington fi Qulnry road thrco
nillas wont of Albla la Tho lot
hound imnsongcr fete was In some
manner derailed while running on l e
llio C dar creek bridge and five cm
wore wrecked by colllitoii with lhi
IIIII girders or tbo bridge Tht
W WHOEO immediately took flro and
bnUyT
T S burned
rftlnst what caused tho accldont It a
mystery As soon as tho engineer no
llne < l there was omcthltiR wrong hr
nnnllttl the air brake but was una
bit to ntop the train Fire cars were
II cimptutoly burned and the remlllning
ruarhos badly tlamngcd
The work of roccue win carried on
with dllllculty AH tho cut took fire
Imnxnllatoly after the accident and
the brfilRO Is a hIOM The Injured
were taken to Albla and Ottnmwa
Dos Molnrji In Doe HThroe
mon were killed and four injured In a
freight colllnlon oarly Sunday morn
Ing on the Chicago Milwaukee St
Paul road noar Add la A double
lipailur westbound and an extra
freight oastlmubd came together In II
t steep rut on a sharp curve Three rn
gtno and 11 cars were entirely de
mulbbod
mulla5cdCOMMITTED
COMMITTED SUICIDE
Cx Clerk In Paymaster Generals Of
flee Fired Outlet Into His Drain
Washington Dec 14 Standing be
five a looking glass to make sure mm
Jmioni Harnle Thldalicau CI years cf
BRO of Palls Church Va shot him
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spit through tho forehead In n loral
hole some time between 9 oclock Sat
vitliiy night and 1 oclock Sun lay Me
w flfl formerly a dork In the naymiis
toor generals duct A letter fund un
lit burcan bolloved to have ben
wrlllon Just before too sulcldp shews
Thlclabonu to have been In financial
Uralts and that Iio Imagined himself
to be UIO victim p a consplrary
Pilor to coming to Washington four
ears ago Uio wrtor nays ho bad been
a cltizon of Atlanta Ga continuously
pinged In buslnoFo ontorprlso for
37 years
ON FLOATING ICE
Two Men Who Were Rescued W re
Later Drewsrd In a Squall
Jltddloboro Mass Dec HArter
being blown more than half n mllo
Sunday over the mirfaco of 14ke
Andawnmpcott on a pieta uf Ice wllih
had broken away from tho shore while
the man woro Blandlug upon IL harry
llasklna aged 22 and Frank Alien 20
woro rescued from their dangerous nc
tltlon by A Iowls who rowed Lilt to
thorn only to lose their lives by
drowning wjon the boat was swamped
by a squall Lewis dims to the craft
and wae rescued i
IN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE
Milwaukees Chances For Pelntj Rep
resented Is Good
Milwaukee WIs Dec 11A report
h In circulation In fala cty to tho CI
fuel that Mllffiuihcoo chances for be
ing represented in the American I
league nexl year nro very favorable
Tho Milwaukee Sentinel naa Informa
lion that an rffer for the purcb so ol
tile Detroit franrMce hat bceh made 1
by a Milwaukee man and is fav iribly I
iiHialdurrd and It is caM tIll powers In
thu American leaguo favor placing Ml J
waukeo In the circuit I
Another Revolution Probable
Washington Doc 1Acrortlrlt tc
advices received nl tho state dopartI
mont from TInteil States Minister J
Pcwell at San Domingo city there rl I
ready h dlitenrlcn In the newly ronnI
ett pro visional government with 111113I
pectu of nnctbrr IiolnonI
Ktcordlnci Telephone Convernallons
London DIO U Jin Dally Mall
announces that surrajcfnl icspiirmuntr <
have been made with tbe 8vtem of
reronllns orverptlon over the tale
fihoae by p romhlnMnu of J t tell
V11t1pQ hi lwgrarb
A CANADIAN NAVY
Arranging For bide Fdr Two New
MOdtrn Built Cruisers
tUIIIWII Dec 1C jho Dominion
BOornment IIHB Arranged to call foi
tetideiD for two now ctul ohM > f plod
ern build one for service oiTth < At
nld
lakes Experience of pant years lea
been that present crulsorft are toe
Blow Thn crukcr for the Atlantic
coast will le capable of 17 Itntits nni
will bo 700 tons It Will be will cnulp
pod with Runs dnd will carry n crew
of CO Tim lake cruiser will lo Of C4 U
tona and capable of 1C kitotd with n
crew of H5 She Will he liulll lit To
canto while tho Atlantic cruiser will
lw constrtirled by Vickers Maxima
of Kngland Then bouts may be re
yarded ns the first Installment of Can <
ndan navy
St Johns N Vt Dec 10h Is un
ilerstood that the Canadian govern
went Is likely to purchase for II
iterrnatirnt cruiser the Newfoundland
call II I stnatnor Neptune which Is now
In Hudnon bay with a Canadian cxpe
dlllon and that another ship Is being
sought for her
Both vessels wilt bo used In enforc
lag the Canadian laws ngalnet Amer
lean whalers
alnalcreA
A DEMOCRATIC VICtORY
jMIor Patrick Collins RcEltOt d a t
rnBoston Dy a Big Plurality
Boston Doe lGThe democrats
democrate °
municipal election Tuesday Mayor
Patrick Collins being reelected by 25
CCS plurality tho largest ever given a
oa
tho city time board of aldermen next
year will bo solidly democratic and
that party Will have a largo majority
majoritya I
usual favored licensed liquor selling
elections I
Tuesday was notable for the republic
an apathy The tote for the candidate
for mayor George II Swallow fall
Ing off memo than 33 per cent from
that given tho party candidate two
years ago while It ran nearly 20 per
cent behind the vote of Cot Hates
at the state election last month
HOTEL OFFICE ROBBED
The Clerk and a Guest of the Houss
Terribly Beaten
ISt Louts Doc 15 Three desperate
men armed with revolvers and ham
snors entered tho office of tho Erie
hotel Tuesday and finding Clerk Ceo
lliudlng alone knocked him down
with a hammer They continued beat
Ing him until he consented to open
the safe After the safe was opened
larding was knocked senseless with
tho hummers VIctoTDausson a guest
of the hoteL entered the offi e and the
robbers prinptly knocked him down
and beat him Insensible with the ham
lucre The trio then looted the safe
of UrS and fled Harding and Dane
soil were found soon after both lying
unconscious and were removed to the
hospital Dausbon may die The po
clewa
MAJ WM H GARLAND DEAD
He Shook Hands With Every Presi
dent Except Washington
Johnson City Tcnn Dec IGMllj
William II Garland aged 91 years Is
dead at the National soldiers home
here He had shaken hands with nvi
any president of the United States ex
copt Washington Ho wan on the na
val cadet detail that welcomed Lafay
ette on the second visit to America In
1821 and he nt ono time converted
WH4 Napoleon llonaparto on time Island
land of St Helena Maj Garlands
wife and children were drowned lu > ho
Bvansvllle Ind Hood In 1884 He was
for many years H Baptist minister
ROBBED ON A SLEEPER
D A Ross Railway Conductor Was
Relieved of 5100
Indianapolis Ind Dec 16U A
Ross a railway contractor living nt
Hxcelslon Springs Mo discovered at
noon Tuesday that hs had been robbed
of 5100 In cash since leaving Wash
ington D C on tho Big Fours sleep
er to St loiiln In tho mIssing money
roll was n 500 gold certificate Mr
Hoss believes tho money was taken
between Indianapolis and Cincinnati
Oiiesapcako Ohio Big Four Cincin
nail and Indianapolis detectives are
at work on the case
The Refunding of Cotton Taxes
Washington Dec 1C Hepresenta
llvo Williams Introduced R bill provid
ing for the refunding to certain stales
of cotton taxes paid In 1805 ISCti and
18C7 and appropriating CB000000 for
that purpose
Held to the Federal Grand Jury
Memphis Tenn Dec 1C AVKeech
recently a Trusted on tho charge of
fraudulent connection with Mississippi
alloy Planter prize distribution was
4iouiid over In 5000 ball to the federal
grand jury
juryThe
The Report to Be Printed
Washington Dec 11iTho post of
tel velt from the postmaster general
flco committee of the house has ro
the Brlstow report and Iha Conrad
and Bonaparto report which the com
mittee ordered printed anti made
public
After Another Island
Washington Doc 1C Senator Hep
burn of Idaho Tuesday Introduced a
olnt resolution requesting toe preal
lent to acquire by annexation the Is
acrt cf San Domingo tbu dopentjen
elf1 of gao Psffllnco una HaytJ
n
MILITARY DIVISIONS
Present Boundary Lines of lc
liartniciits Changed
The NOrthern Division Will be Com
posed Of ths Present Departments
of the ake of Missouri and
tot Dak6ta
WKshlllKloiii Dec 101ho secre
tary of tear approved the rccommen
datloit of the general staff establish
Ing military illvlsioils add somewhat
changing thU present boundary line
of departments In the United States
There will bt four divisions In the
United State and ono In the Philip
pines Tho Atlantic division will con
atllute the present department of the
cast except tho stato of Louisiana
with ltd state of Tennessee added
thereto and will ho composed of the
department of the east and the depart t
went of the gulf TAO headquarter S
of the department of tho gulf will be
located at Atlanta Go and tho head
quarters of tho division will be at Gov
ernors stand New York Headquar
lens Of Iho department of tho east will
bo temporarily Governors Island
The northern division will be com
posed of tho department of the lakes
the department of Missouri and the de
partment of Dakota Tho department
of Missouri Is enlarged by adding
thereto tho state of Wyoming which
has been detached from the depart
ment of Colorado The headquarters
of the northern division will bo at St
Louis Tho Pacific division will bo
comprised of the present departments
of California dnd Columbia The head
quarters of tho division will be San
Francisco
Tho Southwestern division will be
composed of the departments of Col
orado and Texas The department oi
Texas will be enlarged by the add I
tion of lie states of Louisiana and Ar
kansas and Oklahoma and Indian ter
ritories Tho headquarters of this di
vision will be Oklahoma City Ohm a
The Philippine division will remain
ras now constituted
The following division commanders
have been decided upon
Atlanta division Maj Gen Corblu i
northern division MnJ Gen Bates i
Pacific division MaJ Gen MacArthur i
southwestern division Maj Gen Sum
nor Philippine division MaJ Gen
Wade Tho order becomes effective
January 1C lOOt
The following officers have is n
designated to assume command of the
several departments Department of
tie gulf Brig Gen Haines of the
lakoi Brig Gen Grant of the Mis
swirl Brig Gen Wlnt Brig Gen Cart
temporarily of the Dakota Brig Gen
Kobbo of the California Maj Gen
MacArthur temporarily of thu Co
lumbia Brig Gen Funston of the
Colorado Brig Gen Baldwin of the
er
Texas Brig Gen Icc Brig gen Bar
ry temporarily of Luzon Brig Gen
Randall of Vlsayas Brig Gen Car
ter of Mindanao MaJ Gen Wood
commandant of the Infantry and cav
airy school for the Leaveuworth
Brig Gen Bell
ESQUIMALT NAVAL STATION
British Government la Heavily Reduc
ing the Strength of Its Fleet
Washington Dec lGTbe British
government Is heavily reducing the
strength cf the Bullish fleet which
makes Its headquarters at Esquimau
naval station so that now beside the
flag ship only two sceond class cruis
ers and two steam launches are sta
tioned then and the present com
manding admiral Is to be succeeded by
a commodoro when hln term expires
The strength of tho manned fortifica
tions however has boon very much
Increased and largo 92 guns weighing
30 tons recently have arrived from
Kngland and placed so as to com
mand tao harbor where extensive
mines also have been laid Tho dry
dock too Is to bo enlarged The facts
are reported by United States Consul
Smith at Victor B C
LIQUOR MEN3 ORGANIZATIONS
A Plan Under Way to Merge the Three
Orders Into One
Indianapolis hid Dec 16A plan
has been under way for several months
to merge the Knights of Fidelity the
Royal Arch and the National Liquor
Dealers association tho three organ
zations of liquor men Tho three
presidents havo agreed to send repre
sentatives to a meeting which will bo
weld at Cincinnati probably tho first
week In January to consider amalga
motion which would unite 100000 lip
uor dealers
dealersReported
Reported Shortage
Denver Col Dec l61t Is reported
here on what Is considered good au
thority that there Is n shortage of 5
000000 In tie funds of limo Colorado
Fuel and Iron Co and experts are now
at work on tho companys books In an
effort to locate it This shortage It
Is said was tho cause of the suspen
sion of operations at the steel works
In Pueblo some weeks ago
Inventor Frost Dead
Detroit Itch Dec 1C Kdward J
Frost an Inventor of note died her e
at his temporary home 187 Charlotte
avenue Tho Frost or Plntch lamps
used extensively for lighting railroad
coaches was one of hla Inventions lIe I
was C5 years old
Crusade on Ptllcy Shops
Chicago Dec 10 Indictments to
tbQ number of 150 wore voted against
alleged policy stop keepers by the
rand Jury Tile action of the grand
jury Is the outcome of a ciUgada by
the clttieDs association
r
FIFTYEIGHTH CONGRESS
Regular Session
Washington Dec 10SenatlScn
opU I
position to tho Cuban reciprocity nil 1
Wednesday and Senator Morgan nisi
Was heard In opposition to that mea S
lirA The Alabama senator devltet
tho greater share of his attention ti
the Panama canal question Iio sal
that tho United States had broken
filth III failing to obey the Spooner
law tilt warned Cuba that tho saw a
course might ho followed by us to
wards that country In Casa the pending
bill should become a law
Washington Dec llSenatlThe
following bills were Introduced Thurs
day For the purchase of a national
forest reserve In the White mountains >
DNab Hampshire to be known as the
National White Mountain Forest He 1
serve The bill makes an approprla
apPJoprlalion
lion of 5000000 to enable the secre
tart Of agriculture to obtain tho lands i
to provide ft government for the Island
ot Tutullla and adjacent Islands II
Is Identical with a bill introduced lit
tho 57th congress also a bill to pro
vide a government for the Island o I
Guam to make the provisions of th <
naturalization lawn of the Unite
States applicable to Porto RIco
House Tho house adopted a rem o
liitlon directing the judiciary commit
tee to Inquire Into tho official conduct
the t
United States district court for thi
northern district of Florida and tc
report whether the action of tin
Uhouse Is requisite Mr Lamar dent
annonncs
Ing that he desired to Impeach Judg
Bwayne A lively debate was had be
fore tho resolution was adopted A
lUlntbcf of members on the majorlt
side sought to have tho resolution ro
1ferred to Iho Judiciary committee It
order that a recommendation might
be had from that committee before rot
log on Its adoption The first of tb e
appropriation bills tho pension bill
was reported to the house and nolle e
was given that It will bo called up Frl
day for consideration
Washington Doc l2Scnntc1heu
Were two speeches In the senate Frl
day on the Cuban reciprocity bill one
1If them a statement by a democrat In
support of the bill and the other by a
Tins
opposing speech was made by Mr
Bard Cal who contended that the
United States was under no obligation
to glue further aid to Cuba especially
when to do so we must pursue n
course injurious to our own industries 1
Mr McCreary Ky made his maiden
speech In tao senate and supported
the bill asln lluo with our past mag
nanlmous course towards Cuba and
especially because ho believed It to
bo a step towards tariff reform
HouseThe birth of time republic of
Panama and Its recognition by this
government was the subject of a splr
Dinsr
more dem Ark during considera
flan of the pensions appropriation bill
severely criticized the administration
In connection with the canal and Mr
HIlt rep III chairman of tho for
elgn affairs committee replied In a vig
orous defense of tho president and lils
Central American policy Nearly the
whole of the four hours session was
taken up In a discussion of the lain
moan question House adjourned over
until Monday
Washington Dec 15 Senate The
senate spent the day on the Cuban bill
most of the time being occupied by Mr
Bailey Tex In an elaborate argu
meat against the constitutionality of
tbo proceedings He claimed that tho
treaty changing the revenue laws that
was not first authorIZed by legislation
originating In tho house of represents
flues was valid Mr Bailey also oppos
ed Ihe bill as a matter of general pol
icy Brief speeches were made by Sen
atom Teller Depow and Lodge The
alter asserted that Cuba had adopted
the same immigration laws as those ot
the United States In regard to Chinese
Immigration
House The house was In session for
a little more than four hours Monday
during which time there was a general
discussion on varied topics The pen
pnh
sion appropriation bill was before tSe
house but no conclusion on it was
reached The Isthmian canal and the
republic of Panama the larlff tobacco
Interests and questions affecting labor
were debated
Washington Dec 1C Senate The
theI
Cuban bill Tuesday Mr Perkins
Cal spoke for the measure as did
Mr Simmons N C Mr McCumber
N D opposed 1t Mr Patterson
Col made an extended speech
against the bill during which there
were numerous colloquies between
ilmstilf Mr Aldrich and Mr Dolllver
With tho former there was quite a
lively debate on tho tariff In which
sngarI
was too high Mr Dolllver replied to
suggestions made by Mr Patterson
that Gov Cummins of Iowa had
changed his tariff views after having
visited the while house
House llural free delivery reel
proclty wllh Canada and the new re
mbllc of Panama womb topics of dls
cusslon In the house The subject ol
rural free delivery was Introduced by
Mr Maddox dent Ga who claimed
thai certnln states had been favored
In tho establishment of routes This
allegation resulted In a lively discus
alan Mr Hepburn rep la and Mr
Hemeuway rep Ind among others
replied on the republican side Mr
Crumpacker rep Ind defended the
course pursued by the administration
In dealing with the Central American
situation and replied to criticisms
which havo been made on the opposite
aide of time chamber
The Panama Treaty Arrive
New York Dec IGTho Panama
Hallway Cos steamer arrived tvovi
canee I
treaty Tao treaty Is In n metal box
In charge of Purser Arthur G Nptti
who turned It over to tho represents
live of Iho government
Proctor Funeral Obsequies
Washington Dec IOTho funeral
of John K Proctor late president ol
tho civil service commission was held
at St John church In thIs city Tues
df y and the body subsequently Inter
red In HocK Creek cemetery I
USE OF THE MAILS
Iwo Bills to Strengthen the Laws
1iu heBlb
dOne
One Alms atJGet Rich Qulek Con t
cerns The Other Prohibits Guess
Ing Contests Involving Award
of Prizes For Estimates 1
I
Washington Dec IGTwo bill ml
wero introduced In the senate Tues
day by Senator Pcnrone designed to
Strengthen the laws regulating tho use
of the malls One Is aimed at tho get
rbch quick concerns another at guess
Ing contests and Includes the District
of Columbia and all territory wllhln
the jurisdiction of the United States
In the law forbidding the use of the
malls for the transmission of latter Y
tickets
IIcketsTh
The bills wero drawn in the law ro
vision of lie post office department
The act of 1890 forbidding lotteries
Is amended by inserting the following
language In lilt prohibitory section
Or any person or company conduct
ing any compcllllct or contest Involv
ing the award of a prize and based
upon the relative accuracy of guesses
or estimates or conducting any
scheme or device for belling wagering
or making poolgjipon horse races or
other similar contests
This amendment Is held to be neces
sary by reason of the attorney gen
erals holding that contests which In
volve the award of prizes obtained up
on lie relative accuracy of guesses or
estimates as to the number of votes
In a political election or the number
of beans that a certain jar contains
etc are not In violation of the present
lottery laws It Is sought by the
amendment also to protect the public
against fraud as well as to suppress
gambling which accompanies bettln
on horses Betting on torso racing
has been hold not to be within the
purview of the lottery laws Conse
quently It Is held hot the only way
by which these turf Investment
schemes can be suppressed under e x
Ifitlug laws Is upon the ground of
fraud in which case It Is extremely
difficult to obtain sufficient evidence
to warrant action Such evidence can
not be obtained 111 any event until aft
er the scheme has been In operation I
ionic time and after the company has
In Its possession fiou3ands of dollars I
of the psoples money of whlea the I
issuances a fraud eider experience
has shown that the company retvlnn a
large part
THE COAL OPERATORS
Their Two Days Conference Adjourn
cdNo Definite Plans Formulated
Cleveland 0 Dec 16Ihe two
days conference of Ohio Pennsylva
nla and West Virginia coal operators
adjourned Tuesday afternoon to meet
again probably In this city next Tues
day or Wednesday At the adjourned
meeting It IB understood more definite
plans will be formulated to be present
ed to a Joint conference at Indian
spells in January
It U to be the intention of the op
craters to ask the miners to accept
a reduction In wages for the good ef
feet It will have < > n the coal trade ns
early as two months before the ex
piration of the wage contract en
April 1
The demand for coal now is said to
be sluggish the expected demand for
coal following tho reduction in the
price of coal made possible by the les
ecnlng of the cost of production will
stimulate the demand for fuel and
have a beneficial effect on manufactur
ing generally
TUG BOAT SUNK
Six of the Crew Were Drowned In tl C
Old Bed cf Lke Concordia
Natchez Miss Dec 1ftTho 140
ton tug boat Mottle li owned by the
Dixie Transportation Co of Now Or
leans engaged In towing cotton seed
for the Standard Cotton Oil Co o f
Ne Orleans sank in 20 feet of water
thh °
old bed of Luke Concordla The dead
Chris Martin white fireman Now Or
leans Joe Page Negro cabin boy
three Negro cooks and one Negro
roustabout nonuse unknown The
cause of the sinking In attributed to
hcavlln y
laden with coal and her guard rails
were almost under water A high
ha
wind prevailed at the time and It Is
believed the boat was swamped
To Collect Taxes on Incomes
Washington Dec 11ilrr Williams
of Mississippi Introduced u concur
rent resolution In tho houso proposing
un amendment to tho constitution to
give congress power to collect taxes on
Incomes
To Reduce the Military Force
1GCor I
1GCop
Vcrdeckberg announced Tuesday the t
all troops guarding mines will be Im
immediately withdrawn to the central
camps and the military force In tim °
llstrlrt will bo reduced to 350 men
No General Strike
Chicago Doe IGPeact between
the pricking houses and their employes
practically was assured Tuesday when
all but one of the grievances of tho
striking cooperr were adjusted Tho
truce brought an end to tie gentral
lrlko talk
Bank Cechlcr Suicides
Now Haven CI Doc 111sa C
BiKbnell cashier of the Vale national
haul shot himself n short time before
I II opening oC business at the bank
hairI
Inter His boobs were ell utly tangled
d sfV FQ i d3 f 0 r V Pv F S b i1rFu3W > f243 I i i e 1d i0 FQ T ids
NewsiS <
I SIX COLORED MEN ARRESTED
Sleeping Man Struck With An Ax an a
Hie Throat Cut
Hopklnsvlllo Ky Dec HSix eel
ercd men were arrested at Pembroke
charged with tho murder of lie iia
known whlto Ulan whoso mutilated
body was found near there Novembet
14 George Holland confesses that Ii o
cut the mans throat after Frank SIe r
ctriwether had knocked him le tho hen d
with an ax handle The Negro hails
seen the man In a saloon with a roll
of bills and followed him to where
he had built a fire in the woods and
was found asleep
Hollands queer actions gave a cue w
to the Identity oftto murderers Hd
Mosley had witnessed tho murder but
did not recognize the men In order
to hIde their crime the men cut ofl
and mutilated the head of the victim
and then burled It There Is another
party Implicated not yet arrested A
reward of 400 has been offered for ii ill
arrest Tho others arrested Saturday
night were Frank Hassle Dick Carr
nay Charles 1Inch amid Bill Garrett
All prisoners will bo brought to thla
city
COMPULSORY SCHOOLING
Leading Educators Appointed to Push
PushI
It In Kentucky
1
Lexington Ky Dec 16The Civic I
league of this city In conjunction wlUi I
representatives of the Womans clubs
met in conference Tuesday night and
drafted a bill which It Is proposed to
submit to the legislature for conipul
rory education and the establishment
of truant officers In all districts in lt o
state
stateCity
City School Superintendent II A
Cassidy President Burrls A Jenkins
of Kentucky university and Prof n
SL Hoarkc of State college wore up
pointed a committee to get the bill be
fore the legislature and to secure the
cooperation of other cities and school
districts In the state
WHILE DELIRIOUS
Eugene Strother Jumped to His Death
From a Window
aLouisville Ky Dec UiAner n
brief struggle with his trained nurse
while In a delirious condition Eugene
Strother the son of John C Strother
liesn t
known young men In the city Jumped
from tho third story window of M q
apartments In the St James and died
an hour later from the effects of the
Injuries received Mr Strotaor Jump
ed from the window to the brick pave
meat below a distance of nearly 75
feet
Claim the Reward
Louisville Ky Dec 14 Suit
against the Goebel reward commission
f
In behalf of Detective William Haul
ing and Dee Armstrong of the Louis
ville detective force will probably bo
filed In Frankfort this week by Attor
ney Aaron Kuhn The detectives claim
5000 for tic arrest and conviction of
Henry Voutsey They will also ill e
suits for rewards n tho Powers aud
Howard cases
Tobacco Factory Burned
Howling Green lyDec 1Fir e
Monday morning destroyed tho local
plant of the Kentucky Tobacco Co
The Insurance Is 0000 The loss Is
considerably more The lire Is be
hewed to have been of Incendiary ori
gin The fire commissioners will In
vestigate
vestigateFor
For a Sprained Ankle
Frankfort Ky Dec IGTho court
of appeals affirmed the judgment of
the Kenton county court in tho case
1odlhr I
the latter having been awarded 275
damages for n sprained ankle cause IiI
by n defective plank sidewalk on one
of llromleys streets
Louisville Tobacco Market
Louisville Ky Dee IG Only 01
hhds of tobacco were sold on the
breaks Tuesday Twentyeight were
burley and 33 were dark Thin prices
wore fairly satisfactory Dark ranged
from 220 to 0 and burley brought
from 150 to JO
Applications Refused
Oweneboro Ky Dec 161bo ap
plications for membership of J C
Hoover and JT Townsend two IrI
sthe most prominent physicians In till s
city were refused by the navies COlin
ty Medical society The reason as
signed Is that they refuse to charge
full lees for attending poor patients
Surprised In a Still Camp
Mayklng Ky Dec 15 Marshal C
M Iamlall and his men on a raid or I
tho Christmas supply of whisky In
Pound Gap region surprised Will Wai
ten In his still camp and arrested him
at daybreak 111
School Boy Kills His Playmate
Mayfleld Ky Dec toCOI1 Brooks
and Novel Holmes two boys about 1C
years old became Involved In n diffi
city while on their way from school
near Ml Zion church Brooks drew
his knife pad stabbed young Holmes
from the effects of which ho died
Aged Woman Dies Suddenly
Owensboro Ky Dec 1G11re Nan
cy Short of Panther died suddenly
Monday morning of neuralgia of th o
heart She was 80 years old and imn d
never been III She leaves a Ian ge
number of Descendants
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ISUIT COMPROMISED
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Equitable Life Assurance Gotland tits
Whayre Hefrs
Loiilsvlllp Ky Dec l5Attornp3h
representing the Equitable IJfo Abstir
once Sorlety of tho United States and hell
the tuba of It C Whayne Monday
compromised the cult brought lo r < v
cover the full amount on life lusu tOile
Ipollcios amountjjng to 120000 held In
the Equitablecompany The company
agreed to pay 80000 for a release
from Its obligations The suit was
placed on trial Monday A similar
suit against tho Provident Life and
Savings Co resulted In aYcrdkt for
74000 In favor of the heirs on Sat
urdny last Whayno VIM n merchant
well kuuwu but of only moderate
iiifanB who at the time of his death
ifcarried policies amounting to 70lfpJ
lie was found dead of a gunfiot
wound his shotgun lying on one 8ld9
of a barbed wire fence and the body
laC the other Tho companies In view
of the fact that a large part of tho In
suranco was taken out during the year
preceding his death contested endciv
erlng to prove suicide and also mis
representation as to the state of his
bealth at the tlmo tao policies were
Issued
JEALOUS WOMANS DEEDO rpa
I of
Called Her Alleged Rival to the Door
and Shot Her to Death
Paducnb Ky Dec 16lIrs Will
But tram young married woman went
to the house of Arllo Johnson at Bon
wentI
her to the door shot tho woman III
the head with a revolver Miss John
son died on her doorstep Mrs Bur
tram Is in Jail The attentions of Will
Uirtram to Mlns Jomson is said to
have driven his wife to the deed
Mrs Durham Is u daughter of K E
Roberts of Benton
The Slot Machines Disappeared
Lexington Ky Dec lli3lol ma
chines and petty gambling devices J
suddenly disappeared from every sa
hloan In this city as If by magic
Tilt grand Jury lsln session Court
fiietractfoiis to that body gave orders
to wipe them out and Intimated ho
would call on tho police force to aid
In tho work
Court of Appeals Decision Reversed
I Washington Dec 26The United
States supremo court Monday decided
the case of tho Deposit bank of Frank
fort Ky vs the City of Frankfort In
favor of the bank thus reversing tho
TCenlucky court of appeals The case
Involved the right of the city to levy
certain taxes under tho Hewitt act
which the bank resisted
Dead at the Age of 90 Years
ItCovington Ky Dec ltJnmes P
I ant for nearly 40 years a retired mer
chant of this city died nt the homo
of his daughter Mrs M F Peano
10Sunday night at tho ripe old age of PQ
j years Mr Font was formerly of
I Maysvllle where he amassed a fortune
In the tobacco business
Boats Caught In An Ice Jam
Owensboro Ky Dec 1C Nnvlga
lion Is suspended on Ibo lower Ohio
river Tho river Is frozen over at
aiIbawcaville The steamer Tarascon
of the Louisville Evansvlllo packet
line and the Albany are caught in thee
ice jam and It Is thought both boats
are really damaged
A Meeting of Creditors
Henderson Ky Dec IGA meelloR
of the creditors of the Robards ToCac
rlco Co In bankruptcy was held here
with Judgo J A Dean referee presid
ing S A Youpg was appointed trus
tee
IiKentucky Post Offices
dyashlngton Dec 15 The post pf
llco department Monday announced
thaI the following Kentucky fourth
II class post offices will bo raised to tho
presidential grado January 1 next
I Hodgcnvlllo and Pikevllle
Noel Gaines Mentioned
Leslngton Ky Dec ISIntllca
lions point toward the appointment
ItoC Noel Cables of Frankfort as as
Distant adjutant general to succeed
Percy Haley It Is announced that the
appointment has been pledged
Fell Through Elevator Shaft
IrloulslIIo Ky Dec 1511 H Ker
ran foreman for a Chicago company
I Installing now elevators In the cuurt
house fell through the shaft Monday
receiving Injuries which resulted fa
tally
His Life For a Horse
Pailucah K > Dec 15lIenry Blue
was sentenced to servo a life tern In
prison for stealing n hor c from Syott
j
Overton of Ihls city several nights
ago This was his third convIctfoV for
horse stealing
Judge R R Paxton Dead
Central City Ky Dec laJudgo
It It Paxton an old resident of this
oily died at Ibo agttof 73 Judge Pax
Ion was perhaps better known than
any other man in town having fur
many yearn lIucco dully conducted
the Commercial hotel
Ed Leigh Hurt Ely a Fall
Frankfort Ky Doc Hdward O
Leigh private secretary to Gov Ucck
ham fell on tie lee on East Main
street and sprained his left ankle HQ
sustalncJ several minor bruises unl
I will be laid up for a few days
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