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VOL. XHL~NO. 280
I F reca.t for Virginia: Local rains;
cooler; variable winds.
Actual work is
the best evidence
of ability. We will
take pltasuie in
pointing some out
to you, if inter?
Roanoke Roofing and Metal Cornice Co.,
OFFICE?207 South Jefferson St.
J. H. COLLI NU WOOD,
?Phono 187. Manager.
But t is
It is not
Special prices this wcok on Belt
Buckles and Hat Buckles. It will
pay you to imiuiro.
EDWARD S. GREEN,
Manufacturing Jeweler and
.". No. 6 Salem Avenue .'.
FREE OK CHARGE.
Impossible to dovoto
proper attontion to
oyoB on Saturdays.
Store closos at 7 p. in., except Saturdays
and pay days until September 1.
Johnson & Johnson,
Cor. JoiTeron St. and FirBt Avo..
DRUGS, MEDICINES, BRUSHES,
COMBS, ETC. PERFUMERY
AND FANCY ARTICLES
IN GREAT VARIETY.
Wo will sell you a dozon Fine
Decorated China Ico Cream Sau
;erB, worth 82; and
For 35 Cents
A beautiful Japanese Teapot,
Wo also havo a largo Stock of
Japanese and Bamboo Novelties,
in Tables, Chairs, Scroons, etc., at
greatly reduced prices.
The E. H. Stewart Furniture Co.
Restaurant and Ico Cream Parlor
in the City.
12 ELECTRIC FANS 12
Don't miss our regular moals.
Breakfast?the best you over ato, 25o.
Dinner?perfectly immense, 35o.
Su'iDor?can't bo surpassed, 25c.
Bvti j thing the best the market affords.
Board by the week, 84.
While the service is first class, work,
ingmen need understand that they will
not be slighted in the least if they
should happen to appear in their work?
ing clothes. Try one of our 25 cent
meals and wo are confident that you
will call again.
To get Soda Water
free, but not too
late to get
Drugs and Medicines
Cheap at the
PARK STREET PHARMACY,
LYLE & McCORKLE, Proprietors.
EDW. L. ROCHUSSEN,
nannover Conservatory, Germany,
TEACHER of MUSIC.
Fall Term begins September S, 18!U. For foil
EDW. Ii. KOC11US8BN,
Care Hobnle Music Company,
8171m 157|Snlem.'A venue, HoanoKc,;Va.
THIS TIME THE UMPIRE Dl?TT
McLaughlin Was Responsible
For Roanoke's Defeat.
Cloto and Interentlng Game-The Magi
cluns Bad Two Men On Uaaei When
tke Contest Ended?McCoy and Nev
Ins Bit Bard?Koanoko Did, Uood
Work In the Field.
A Bpocial from Richmond to Tub
Times yesterday said:
The Crows won. That much Is true,
but the margin was too small to be
pleasant to the 3.000 local rooters who
were present. Nino to eight was how
tho fcoro stood when the game was over,
with two of tho visitors still on bases.
Richmond found McCoy for four'oen
base hits, including a beautiful home
run by Foster, a threo bagger by T?te
and doubles by Qllman and Kain,
while th? visitors Becured an equal
number off Nevlns, Violot, Maginnis,
Morgan and Crocket finding him for
It was unintentional, perhaps, on
Umpire McLaughlin's part, but his par?
tiality to tho home team certainly
played an important part in securing
the victory for them.
Right hero I want to say for the R:a
noko team that they are certainly a
very gentlemanly set of players. They
silently abided by some of Umpire Mc
Laughlin'B rulings to-day whon they
had every right to kick.
In tho seventh Nevlns was on second
and Kain on first when McGann hit to
HurnB. Nevlns ran oil second directly
into the shortstop, who was provonted
from retiring the runner at first. Novins
was called Bafo at third, when uncer?
tainly should have been out for interfer?
ing with tho fielder.
Ellis made a b-autiful running catch
of Tato'8 fly back of first in tho fifth in?
In tho first both sides scored thrco
limes. For tho Crows Kain and McOann
singled, whilo Pop Tato mado a threo
bagger, sending them across the plate
and scoring himself on Clove's sacrifice.
In tho visitors' half McCoy was given
his baso on halls, Morgan and Crockett
wero bit by tho ball, then Violet mado
a beautiful drivo to deep center, scoring
Foster's homo run over left fluid fonc^
gave tho Crows another in tho second
while tho visitors wero blanked in their
Roth teams drow blanks until the
seventh when each again scored three
times. In tho oighth tho Crows got in
two raoro whilo tho Magicians only
sent McUettigan over tho plate.
The homo team drow a blank in tho
ninth whilo tho visitors scarod one.
Following is the frcoro:
It!' II MOM).
R. O, PO. A.B.
Ruin, 88... 3 3 2 5 0
M'Uann, rf 2 2 1 0 0
Tato, 11)... 1 2 8
Oet'ger, et o a 1
Cleve, If .. () 1 1
Uoyd, rr... 1 U 1 0 U
Morgan, It 2 2 8 0 ?
Cr'ck't, lh. 2 2 6 0 1
Violet, 31). 0 8 4 1 0
Kills, 9b... (1 U 5
Rnnesey.tth u (I 4 3 o McG't'n, c 1 2 4 0 1)
Oilman, 2b 1 1 :i 8 0 Man'n'a, cf 0 3 1 0 U
K?ster, c r, 2 4 1 1 Rnrne, es. 1 2 1 1 1
Nevln>,p... 1 1 3 0 2 McCoy,p.. 113 3 0
Total. '.114 27 12 1 Total.... 8 14 27 7 3
SOORS BY INNINOS.
Roanoke. 3000 0 031 1?8
Richmond. 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0? !i
Earned runs?Richmond, 0; Roanoke, 4. Two
base hits?Violet, McGlnnle, Morgan, Gil in mi,
Kain, Crockett. Three baee hits?Tnte. Rome
run?K?ster. Stolen bases?McGann (2), Royd,
Nevina, K?ster. Double plays?Kuin, (iilmnn,
T?te. Klrst base on balls?OlT Nevlns, I; McCoy,
1. Hit by pitched ball?Morgan, Crockett. Strnck
out?Uy Novins, 9; by McCoy, 3, Time of (jnme
One hour and forty minutes. Umpire?McLaueh
When AVill They Win ?
Nob folk, Aug. ^5?Tho "Farmers"
dropped to-day's game to Norfolk, not
by bad work in tho field nor at tho bat,
but b< causo their ten hits wero well
scattered, wbilo the fielding of tho
"Clams" was woll-nigh perfect. Es?
pecially noteworthy was tho work of
Truby at second baso and of Joannes
and O'Hagan at the bat. Score:
r. 11. e.
Norfolk. 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 4?12 12 2
Petersburg. 0 l 0 o l 0 0 0 o? 3 10 3
Ualterles?Kissinger and Hodge; James and
Tall Knders Go Down Aunin.
Nkwport News, Aug. 25.?Tho Deck
Hands mado it two out of three with tho
Hill Climbers hero this afternoon. Tho
locals lound Moran for sixteen bits,
while only six wore made off Severs.
R. U. E.
Newport-Hampton.. 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 2 0?10 IG 4
Lynchbiirg. 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0? 2 i> 1
Batteries: Severs and Land; .Moran nnd Web?
Standing of the Clubs.
It is probable that tho deal by which
O'Hagan was transferred to Norfolk for
Burns and Sheehan, will bo declared off.
It was agreed when tho transfer was
mado that Roanoke could reclaim
O'Hagan before September first if they
were not satisfied. It was stated yes?
terday that thia would bo done.
Everything is not lovely in the Peters?
burg camp. Foreman has been laid off
without pay for indifferent playing and
several othor mombors of the team havo
boon threatened with release if they do
not brace up in their work.
At R. A. C. park yesterday a game of
ball was contested by tho "Has Peons"
and tho R. A. C. Jr's, tho lattor winning
by tho score of 13 to 11. The battery
for the defeated team wore Thomas and
Moynihan, and for tho viotors Gold?
stein, Armstrong and Howo. Tho fea?
ture of tho gamo was Ott's batting.
Natloual League Games Yesterday.
At Brooklyn?Brooklyn, 5 runs, 9
nits, 4 errors. Cincinnati, 3 runs, 7 hits,
OKE, VA., SUNDAY M
3 errors. lUttorieB: Daub and Dailey;
Dwjor and Merritt.
At Now York,(flrstirame)?Now York,
18 runs, 15 hits, 3 errors. Louisville,
? runs, 'J hits, 8 errors Batteries:
Meekin and Farrell, Nlcol and Gtim.
Second game?New York, 5 runs, 8
hits, 3 errors. Louisville, 1 run. 1 bit,
3 errors. (Eight innings, called on ac?
count of darkness) Batteries: Rusie
and Farrell; Wadsworth and /.inner.
At Washington?Washington, 0 runs,
14 hits, 3 errors. Chicago, 4 runs, 11 hits,
Horrors. Batteries: Stocksdale, Morcor
and McGulre; Stratton and Schrivor.
At Boston?Boston, 8 runs, 15 hits, 0
errors. Cleveland, 3 runs, ^7 hits. 3
errors. Batterie*: Hcdson and Tenny;
Sullivan and Ziuimer.
At Philadelphia?Pniladolphla, 13
runs, 22 hits, 3^errors. Pittsburg, C runs.
9 hits, 3 errors. Batteries: Taylor and
Buckley; Gumbert and Mack
At Baltimore?Baltimore, 4 runs, 5
hits, 1 error. St. Louis, 3 runs, 10 hits,
3 errors, flatteries: Hawko and Rob?
inson; Clarkson and Miller.
National LeuKue Standing.
Clubs. W. l. P. c.
Boston. OS 35 .000
Baltimore. til 30 .010
New York. 00 88 .095
Philadelphia..... 5? 11 .071
Cleveland. 51 40 .640
Brooklyn. 53 48 .524
Plttsbnrg. 57 57 .r>oo
Chlcatro. . 47 50 .450
Uluoinuati. 44 57 .430
St. Louis. 42 02 .404
Washington. 84 Oil .330
Louisville. 37 71 .311
RACING Sl'ORT AT DRIVING PARK.
ltloycle Kaee and Three Trotting Kvents
Witnessed by a Good Sized Crowd.
About 200 lovers of racing sport, in?
cluding a number of ladies, spent an en?
joyable afternoon yeBterday at the
Driving Park v/itnessing contests of
speed. During the early part of the
racing the track was heavy with dust,
but a brief thunder shower soon placed
it in good condition.
The first ovent of the day was a bicy?
cle race between George L Hart, of tho
Virginia Wheel Club, and R. F. Booth.
R. Frank Taylor was entered but did
not start. Tho contest was a half mllo
dash from a standing start, and was
won by Hart, who was dressed in regu?
lation racing costume, wearing llttlo
elso beside the ribbon colors of his club
and a smile of confidence.
Do took tliu polo from Bosth at tho
turn and gradually drew away finishing
in 1.33 with a spurt of sp.'od that won
for him much applause. Tho boys com?
plained of their wheels slipping in iho
The first "boss" race was a match of
inilo heats, best two in three, between
VV. P. Airbeart's promising filly, Alma
B., and the diminutive Buckskin, owned
by W. F. Gold. Buckskin is not much
larger than a jack rabbit, and his poor
going was the cause of much jest among
tho spectators. George Dyer sent Alma
around tho track in a slow gait, and
easily won the boat in 3:30.
The next heat was concodod to "Bror
Rabbit," as ho was dubbed, but Alma
could lose the heat in no other way than
by being auado to run undor tho wire,
l'ho third and deciding heat went to
Alma in 3:18. Tho winner is a hand?
some colt by Kentucky King out of
The managorsof tho track hurried up
the events and did not keep the crowd
waiting long between heats. Barring
tho race just describod the card was a
good ono and reflects much credit upon
tho managers, the Dyer Brotbors.
Emonia, a strong, big sorrel mare, 5
years old, out of Bluegrass by Bostonian,
ran an oxbibition half mile, carrying a
heavy weight jockey in 53 seconds. Tho
animai has been worked on tho track
but fcrty livo days and her fast going
in a big easy stride proves her to bo a
good racer. Sho is jointly owned by
Georgo Dyer and Dr. Sawyer.
The closest contost of tho day was a
mile boat race between L. Dolaney's
big Sidespot, by Sam Purdy, and J. C.
Lacey's Black Diamond. In tho first
heat the black borso showed several
bursts of speed, but hisownor, who was
driving, could not hold him down.
Sidespot won tho hoat by ten lengths in
3:02}*. W. C. Dyer was then placed in
the soat behind Diamond, and he showed
Delaney his heols in a close finish in
2:59'-i'. In tho third and deciding hoat
Diamond broko at tho turn andS:dcspot
was sent away in a long load. Tho
black borso nearly closed tho gap sev?
eral times, but whenever he would got
within reaching distance would again
break. Delaney won with Sidespot in
a driving finish in 3:59)?.
Ida, a sorrel maro ownod by J. L.
Watts and drivon by W. C. Dyer, won
threo straight half mile heats from
Tompkins' black stallion Connova Boy,
by Ivory outof Banker, in 1:27>$, 1:23}?
and 1:23, winning each hoat by loss
After tho regular card was run off the
track was given over to contests be?
tween gentlemen's roadsters
Captain Rowan, Colonel Williams and
Captain Wlngato ofilciatod as judges.
Their liuggy and Harness Cut.
Friday night several ladies and
gentlemen from Roanoko attended tho
ehurch festival at Pinoy Grove Church,
about throe miles southwest of this city.
While there some miscrsant out their
buggies and harness into shreds. Yes?
terday Constablo D. T. Blackwell was
In the city looking for the parties who
were guilty of tho crimo. Mr. Black
woll said bo knew who thoy were, and
would arrost them if it took him a cen?
tury to do it.
Ilatterllles Wins the Faturlty.
New Yokk, Aug. 25.?The seventh
futurity was won by Butterflies aftor a
bitter strugglo with Brandywino in tho
prosonco of 25,000 pooplo at Shoeps
hoad Bay this aftornoon. She can
justly claim to bo the queen of 3 yoar
olds. It will bo years before any colt
eclipses tho time. She lowered tho
rocord to 1:11 flat for tho raco. Brandy?
wino flnlshod second with Agitator
ThAVBLINS mon throughout this part
of Virginia will find tho Hotel Carroll,
at Lynchburg, a thoroughly comfortablo
place to cpund Sunday. Location cen?
tral; table unexcelled; prlceB moderate.
OKNING. AUGUST 26,
i AMERICAN CITIZENS ARRESTED.
The Nicaraugan Government
Defies America and England.
War Votiiels of Both Countries Made no
Attempt to Prevent the OutragOH?Fur?
ther Indignities Eijieotod?The Prison?
ers May Lost- Both Life and Property'
Arrested Without Kenion or Justice.
Nkyv Obi.kans, Aug. 25. ?From in?
formation received by the steamer
Uusaie, of the Southern Pacific line,
which arrived last night, tho Nicaraguan
government has defied tho governments
of both tho United Statos and Great
Britain, and has taken into custody
representatives of both nations. Tho
commanders of tho war vessels wnich
have been at tho seat of the disturbance
for the past month have stood tamely by
and permitted tho soldiers of Nicaragua
to arrest the subjects of their respective
countries and make no protect, and tho
I consequence of this apathy may be tho
loss of possibly a dozen lives and the
confiscation of the property of the pris?
When the Gussle left Blueflelds last
Sunday tho people of that town were in
hourly anticipation of the Nicaraguans
attempting further indignities and
threatening the peace of tho place by
placinir tho remainder of tho American
and native population under arrest.
The town and in fact the entire resor
vation is bereft of tho semblance of
oitbor American or English protection
and the merchants and others doing
business in tho town fear that every
moment will be the last in which they
may assert any individual authority.
The otllcors of the Gussio, familiar as
they aro with the condition of affairs in
the disturbed country, consider that the
cri&ia is at hand and the timo for action
on tho part of tho United States is now
or never. The men who have boon
placod under arrest and whom tho
Nicarguans intend convoying to Grey
town, where they are to bo accorded tho
privilege of a trial, aro not in any man?
ner connected with tho uprising of the
Mosquito chief, Clarence, and aro all
men ot prominenco in the reservation
and possoesed of considerable means.
To this fact is ascribed their arrest, as
the Nicaraguans are said to becomo tho
owners of tho property of tho prisoners.
If the men aro found guilty, or aro so
presumed by tho tribunal boforo which
they will probably appear, the properly
of tho prisoners will go to help till tho
deploted coffers of tho oppressors of tho
roiorvation and if tho prisoners aro not
sentenced to bo executed by tho Nicar?
aguans they will bo ordered from tho
country and will leave their property in
tho bunds of their captors. This is
said to ho ono of tho stakes for which
tho Nicaraguans aro playing, and it Is
said that if the powers do not Interfere
tho destinies of tho puoplo at present in
Rlucflolds aro entirely in tho hands of
tho soldiers of the ropublic.
The names of tho men why have been
prisoners by the Nicaraguans and who,
at tho timo tho Gussio left, wore in cus?
tody aro as follows: W. 11. Brown,
the agent of the Southern Pacific Com?
pany; a Canadian captain; Georgo Wilt
bank, an Amorican planter;Capt Brown
Rick, of the steamer President E. Car -
soso; E. D. Hatch, English vice consul;
Sim Clapton, an American and resi?
dent of New Orleans; H. C. Ingram, a
plantor, partner of John Wilson ,fc Co., of
Now Orleans; John Taylor, nativo
plantor; I. Simarkham, Taylor; John O.
Thomas, S. A. Hodgson, George Hodg?
son and Washington Glover, native mer?
chants; Charles Patterson, vico-presi
dont of the Mosquito reservations, John
Cuthbert, attorney general of tho reser?
These men were arrested without roa
son or justice, the cause of tho arrest
being stated by tho soldiers as aiding and
abetting tho uprising of the nativos.
Sovoral other Americans aro in hiding
and tho Nicaraguans aro making des?
perate eiTortH to ltcato their where?
abouts that'they may bo also placed in
When the Gussio wa3 ready to sail for
the States the commander of the Colum?
bia sent an official of tho ship on board
of tho Southern Pacific vossel with dis?
patches which ho desired to convoy to
the Secretary of tho Navy in this coun?
try in person. Ho camo fully prepared
to make tho voyage but tbo captain of
the Gussio and tho agent of tho line de?
cided that it would bo an infringement
of tho quarantine regulations to carry
passengers, and refused to permit tho
officers to mako tho trip. Tho des?
patches wore then sent by the captain
of tho Gussio and will bo in tho hands
of tho Secretary ot tho Navy not later
than Sunday evening. They contain a
full account of tho occurrences in the
reservation and may contain tho reasons
of the commander of tho Columbia for
acting as ho did in refusing to accord
protection to tbo Americans in that
Tins is tho fourteenth year the Hobble
Music Company havo been in business,
and that they havo been successful is
ovidencod by the faot that thoy aro to?
day doing tbo largest business of any
house in tho Stato (Richmond included).
Why is this? Becauso having capital
with which to do business, thoy go into
tho open market and select tho best,
buying direct from manufacturers at
first cost, and can sell at lowost factory
prices and on easy payments to suit
customers. Fair and liberal dealing
Weekly it.ml; Statoment.
Nkw YORK, August 2f>.?Tho weekly
bank statoment shows tho following
changes: Reserve, decrease, SI,088,000;
loans, Increase, $2,404,900; specie, do
croasoS2S3,tj00; legal tenders, docroaso,
8.180,200; deposits, increaso, $890,800;
circulation, decroaso, SI."700. Tho
banks now hold 86(5.718,050 In excess of
tho requirements of tho 25 por cent,
WORK OF THE WIND.
Towns Swept Away and Many
St. Petkhbhuko, Aug. 25.?A terrible
disastrous cyclone swept along the shore
of tho sea of Azoff to-day, working im?
mense damage. In some instances en?
tire villages wero swept into tho sea.
Many steamers wero sunk or driven
ashore and wrecked, and It is bolieved
that at least one thousand persons
Berlin, Aug. 25.?The towns of
Scwalm and Waltersruck, in the Vogel
berg mountains, in Hesse, were wreckod
to day by a heavy wind storm and water
spouts. Tho towns wore flooded and
trees were snapped off or torn up by tho
roots. At Oberohnon a cart with tho
horses attached and tho driver were
lifted eomo distance in tho (air by tbo
forco of tho wind and then dashed to
tho ground. The cart was completely
demolished and tho driver and both
horses were killed.
NO SETTLEMENT IN SICHT,
Now England Mill Strikers Preparing for a
New bedford, Aug. 25.?There are
no now developments in ';ho industrial
situation hero to-day. After one full
woek the trouble is no nearer a solution
than it was tho day it started.
The Bristol, Piorae, Acquishnet,
Hatchway and Pctomska have paid oil
their bolp to the last cent. The Warn
Butta will pay for stock on tho looms
Monday. What money the operatives
have they aro husbanding with great
care and preparing for a long struggle.
Liquor doalors report dull business,
meat sales bavo decreased and tho
plainest kind of exlstonco will prevail
among the operatives. No more money
will bo received until two weeks after
starting up the mills, and no one oan
guess when that will be. It is under,
stood that several mills havo advance
orders but will rofrain from resuming
work until the manufacturers associa?
tion decides to do so unanimously. It Is
said that tbo Bristol mill has ordors for
delivery as far ahead as .January, 1S95. '
THE PYTHIAN ENCAMPMENT.
Disappoint incut Over ilto Prospects for a
Washington, Aug. J5.?To day tho
Pythian camp on tho Monument grounds
was formally turned over by tho citi?
zens' committeo to Major-Ueneral Car
nahan, commandor-iu-chiof of tho order.
All tbo tonts havo been orectod and
every thing is in readineBS there for the
Pythian olllcers aro much disappointed
ovor tho prospect of a comparatively
small attondadco at tho enuampmont.
This Is attributed to two reasons?tho
failure of most of tho railroad com?
panies to make a low rato and the desiro
of many people, who would otherwise
attond, to visit tho Grand Army en
I QampmOnt at Pittsburg next month. It
is expected that Texas will snnd ono of
tho largest contingents of Knights and
other visitors. This is ascribed to tho
fact that a round trip rato from Texas
to Washington has boon made by Texas
DONATIONS ASKED FOB.
The Union IJenevolont Society is In Need
of I Lindl.
Tho ladles of tho Union Bonovolont
Society havo not boon able, financially,
to disponso charity as generally as they
havo desired during tho summer, but
they havo supplied inodlcines to ill
persons unable to purchase too same.
This has exhausted tho treasury and
tho sccioty will bo compelled to call
upon tho citizens for assistance.
Instead of having an entertainment
it is doomed best to ask for contribu?
tions. Any amount, from ono ponny up,
will bo acceptable and donations may
bo loft at Eagle Dairy restaurant or
with Mayor S. E. Jonos. They will bo
acknowledged through tbo newspapers.
GOVERNOR O'FEKKALL HKRE.
He Visits the Crave of Iiis Mother in (lie
Oov. Charles T. O'Fcrrall and wife
arrived in tho city yesterday afternoon
from Blue llidgo Springs and wore
driven to tho residence of Prico Moo
maw, whore Mr. O'Eerrall visited tho
grave of his mother.
Mrs. O'Forrall loft her homo in Beck
bridge county soveral years boforo tho
war en route to tho springs in South?
west Virginia. On hor way sho was
takon sick and diod, and was burriod on
tho farm now owned by Mr. Moomaw.
Oovornor O'Ferrall roturnod to tho city
last night and wont to Blue Kidgo on
tho 11:15 train.
Costly Eire At Norfolk.
Nohkoi.k, Aug. 25.?Firo broko out
to night at 0:30 o'clock in tho commis?
sion house of JoneB, Leo & Co., at tho
foot of Commerce stroot, and communi?
cated to throe adjoining buildings,
stored with cotton and peanuts.
Tho firo department has recently boon
reorganized and fought the flainos
Bavagoly, keeping tho loss down to
850,000, although at ono timo it looked
as if the whole block would go. Tho
property destroyed was fully covered by
Accidentally Killed His Wife.
Jacksonville, Aug. 25.?Near St.
Augustine to day J. W. Craft accident?
ally killed his wife. Mr. Craft was pro
paring to go hunting and was sitting on
tho poroh with his gun across his knoo,
tho muzzle pointing toward Iiis wifo.who
was sitting with her back toward her
husband. In somo unaccountable way
tho gun was discharged, tbo load of
buckHhot ontoring tho woman's back,
killing hor instantly. Mr. Craft Is al?
most crazed by tho accidont.
tfCE THREE CENTS
CAP1URED BY THE POLICE.
Dectective Owen's Murderers
Taken After a Hard Fight.
The Officer Was Killed While Relisting
the Attempt of Two Men to Hold Vjp
a Freight Train?Hi! Slayers Pursnedi
by the Police and Both Were Wounded.
Chicago, Aug. 25.?Tho two deapara- *
dooa who shot and killed Detective
Owens, of the Chicago, Milwaukee and
St. Paul Railway, while he was resist?
ing their attempt to hold up a freight
train on that road last night, were sur?
rounded this morning in Wiggins Wood,
about twenty miles north of this city.
After shooting Owens the bandits hid in
a box car in the yardsof the Northwest
orn road. Special Officer McGrath dis?
covered them at 5:30 o'clock this morn?
Tho men oponed fire on him and three
bullots lodged in his body, inflicting
probably mortal wounds. The murder?
ers then hold up a farmer with his team
on his way to market, and drove away at
a terrific pace towards Irving Park. The
wagon broke down and was abandoned
three miles further on. A patrol wagon
full of officers traced the fugitives
through a corn field to the woods,where
the bandits were surrounded and cap?
William Lako and Charles Gorman
are the names. It was not until after a
pitched battle, in which several shots
were exchanged, that they permitted
themselves to be taken. During the
fight Gorman received a bullet In his
baok whilo Lake was shot in the neok.
The wound of tho latter is said to be
All of tho attacking party escapod
without injury. They cimo upon the
fugitives from all sldos and so suddenly
that after thoy had poured a volley In
on their prey that becomo so demoralized
that their shots wont wild. Lako and
Gorman claim to bo residents of Evan
ston- 111., and were very well dressed.
The police learned to night that the
murderer" who gavo tho name of Gor?
man is Harry D. Oriswold, who has
boon living at 13 South Curtis street
and was formerly in tho employ of the
Rand McXally Company as pressman.
William Lake gave his right name. Ilia
occupation is that of a cotlln trimmer
and an American Railway Union card
was found in his pockets. Ho Is 20
years old and Griswold is 23.
Grlswold denied his identity at first.
Roth admitted to tho police that they
camo from San Francisco two or throe
yoars ago after traveling in tho far
West. Tboy confessed tho shooting of
Owens, but say they did so after he had
shot at them. Further than that the
murderers refused to talk.
^Eleven' Yoars for Kohhery.
lancaster, Aug. 35.?Abo Buzzard
was this afternoon convicted of break?
ing into Fahnestock's mill at Eppratta
and blowing opon the safe, and then
pleaded guflty to robbing Cohen's oloth
ing store In Eppratta and tho Lancaster
and Downingtown railroad station aid
tho postotllco at Cedar lane. He wia
sentenced to eleven yoars' imprisonment
in tho Eastern ponitontiary.
Veteran JournalUt Paralyzed.
Chicago, Aug. 25.?A. C. Hessing,
tho veteran founder of the Illinois
Staats Zeitung, one of tho leading Ger?
man papers ot this country, has suffered
a stroke of paralysis and Is in a pre?
carious condition. He was brought to
Chicago to-day from his summor home.
Mr. Hessing is tho fathor of Washing?
ton Hessing, postmaster of Chicago.
The Report Exaggerated.
Blubfield, W. Va., Aug. 25.?The re?
ports sent out from horo yesterday in
regard to tho wounding of Chlof-ofPo
lico Baldwin and Deputy Marshal
Brown woro oxaggoratod. Tho former
was shot in the leg and is out to day.
Brown was shot in both logs, and, while
Buffering a great deal, is not danger?
Did Not Got the Money.
PEORtA, Aug. 25.?The whiskey trust
failed to got tho $5,000,000 which it was
supposed to havo made arrangements
fur yosterday. At least there is no
knowlodgo cf a deposit cf the money
having boen mado in any of the looal
banks, ami tho whiskey stili remains in
tho warehouse, to-day's revenue ro?
coipts being only SI 1,000.
Everett Mills to Start Up.
Lawrence, Mass., Aug. 35.?The an?
nouncement was mado by A. M. Mo
DutUe, of tbo Everett mills to-day, that
tho plant will start on Tuesday, Sep?
tember 4| and until further notice run
forty hours per week, furnishing work
to about 1,300 persons. It has been
shut down sinco Juno 29.
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