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THB (O0PPEK- COUNT EY. EYENING NMW
Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan, Saturday. February 29. 1896.
New Spring Styles!
:Stiffand Soft Hats,:
We have just opened tip the latest spring shapes, and are showing all the
late novelties. Call and nee them.
Ed. Haas &
Gittler s Bargain Store
Don't ask on where we got them, bat tbis is what we sell them (or.
Ladies' WatcheS, So,iJ Gold. 14k, Elgin movement. 120.75.
Bo' gold filled watches, Elgin . movement $13.83 Ladies' solid
silver watche, ?2.'Jo.
Roger Bros.' Knives
Solid Gold Kings for Babtes,
Dishes, $i.7&. rive uottie uastors, $i.ttt.
Ladies' Solid Gold Pens With Cases,
ALL OTHER GOODS ACCORDINGLY.
Don't lorpret that every lady purchawr o! f 2 will be presented
with a solid silver thimble.
Of Duluth, Minnesota, is the Largest
Company in America Paying for
Sickness, Accident and Death.
Annual Statement of its
Policies Issuod. Paid to
January 1,1892, 222
January 1, 18U3, 9,050
January 1,1891, 21,517 ,
January 1, 1893, 29.GG5
December 1, 1895, 30,142
Pays both sick and Accident Benefits of
from $20 to $100 per month,
You may take as little or
as much of each as
Paid in claims to policy holders,
nearly SI 00,000
Paid in claims to Duluth policy
holders, over 15,000
No liabilities. No claims due and unpaid. No
claims in litigation. References: Insur
ance Commissioner, St. Paul; R. G.
Dun & Co.; Bradstreet's Mer
cantile Agency; Marine
Very Liberal Offers are made to reliable agents
in territory, commissions and renewal. Call
on or address the General Manager.
Special Inducements made to those
who insure within the next sixty
days. Call at once.
707, 708, 709, 710 Palladio Building, Duluth, Minn.
J- P. JOHNSON, O. C. IIARTMAN,
V. D. CLIFF, General Manager.
Lok Box 6D,
Co., The Hatte
and Forks, $3.50.
ooons f 1.25.
45 Cents. Silver Butter
The Watchmaker and Jeweler.
Mombers. Cash Surplus.
District ail -Local Aseat,
US AIM WAS DEADLY.
John Mackin Kills His Wife and
M other-in-taw. -
SHOOTS IIIS WIFE'S FATHER ALSO.
After CoinDletlnr lilt II tool! T Work tha
Murderer Cooly Give, lliiutalf I'd to tha
Authorities Deadly Shooting Affray at
St. Louit lict wee a I'roiiiineiit Dentist
and HU Assistant One of The in Dead
anU the Other Fatally Wounded.
JcttsB.1 iiv, i. j., ceo. .j. jonn i
Mackin. a shiftless fellow .hot and killed
. . . I
hi wife, Lizzie Mackin, and his mother-
in-law. lirlupet Connors. and fatal lv I
. , , .
wounded hi father-in-law. Morrli Con- I
. 1 ... I I I... .ll.t U -I .1 . I
nmus, una .am uiuu uo um mo iuuiuif
because thoy refused to allow him to ioo
BH children, Ho has been married sev
- . I
eral vears. but recently his wlfo Icfc him I
. T ' . . . ,
and he spent moat of hU time - In drink-
Ing. Thursday aftornoon Mackin went
to hli father In-law home, where his
wife was rcsldlnir and made an effort to
tee his children, but. he snvs. he was do-
rided. Ha went away and purchased a
revolver, jio returned ac nignc ana en
tered tha houso. 11 In father-in-law was
standlncr-ncar tho door. Without a word
Mackin drew his revolver and fired. The
bullet struck tho old man In the throat.
Connors was in the act of handing an I
1.1 t I
Deadly Work Coutluued.
orange to his wife, who was Just Iwhind
hi in. When the bullet struck him h
pitched forward. Mrs. Connors stooped
to throw her arms about him and thus
roArwil tlm aicnnd hiillofc. Mrs. Mackin.
tho murderer's wife, who was behind the
others, received the bullet in the breast.
Mackin then fired another fchot at his wife,
which struck h r on the chin. She died
instantly. As tho old woman bent ovor
her husband Mackin turned tho revolver
on her and fired two men shots. Mrs.
on her and tired two mow shot Mrt.
Connors fell dead beside her husband. 1 ho
snots sirucK ner over vuo nunre. mi
. .... . . ..-, ii I
nis uioouy worK vas aono .iacikin watKuu i
.iwi. ir :nnf. t noi7hhorlnr
saloon and. calllnir for a drink, laid tho
revolver on the bar and said: "Send for
tho police: I've Just killed somo ono."
: Daughter Witnessed the Tragedy.
Two nf Conn lira dtiucrhtera witnessed
the tragedy, which was brief as it was
terrible. They ru9hod into tho stroets
and aroused the neighborhood with tholr
screams. A great crowd collected ana
Mackin was seized by the police as ho
was comlnir out' or tno saioon. xnoro
vera pric of lvnchlm?. and a crowd ot
several hundred followed tho police and
their prisoner to tho station. Mackin sat
down at the station and calmly told Chief
Mnmhv tho details of the crlmo. lie ac
knowledged everything, and said tnas no
had been aroused to tne commission oi
tho deed by tho desertion of his wife and
hv th diTUion of his wlto s family. Oon-
nors, tho father-in-law, was transferred to
tho city hospital, whero the surgeons
stited that he could not live more than a
fnw hours. After Mackin was lockod up
hu cut his own throat w ith a razor and
will probably die.
DEADLY SHOOTING AFFKAT.
St. Lonls DeutUt Kill III Altant and Is
, Illiutelf Woiftidud.
St. Lodis. Fet. As the result of a
quarrel Thursday in tho offlco ot 810
Urondwny. Dr. Edward A Dill, a promi
nent dentist, is probably fatally wounded
whh a bullot in his right lung, and ur. J
Seaman, his assistant, is lying doad at
tho morgue. Dr. Dill, who is at tho city
hanitn.l aura that he rtwrlmandod sea
n, n frf neirWMnir his work, when tho
latter became abusive and began to talk
In a loud volco. A lady wno was present.,
receiving treatment, requested that ha
....in loca nolsfl. whcrouDon Seaman
.i,.r.,,.t hiF fnen. at tho same time draw
in a a revolver ana snooting as vr. um,
n.nivAl n. bullet In tho riorlit lung.
Dr. Dill then drow nis revolver nnu. snos
SHiiinnnin the side. Tho latter ranxrom
the ofllco and dropped doad on tho sido
till) OUico nu urujJi.-u v
walk surrounded by an immense crowd of
Deoplo that nnd ueen auactou uj u""
itin Ilia bodv was takon to tho
morguo. Dr. Dill was removed to the city
hospital, whero the physicians aro oi tno
nininn thnt ha cannot live loni. no nus
....,n living t til.Ti North Comnton
avenue, In tho he rt of tho fashionable
and Ilia AHEUtant is a sincio man
and lives in a down town lodging house.
Double Tragedy at Chicago,
. tv. k on Tho Hnnil hndlna or
Flora Larblg. 17 years old, and Edward
TYpa IB vpps oia. were iouiiu iu
isemont oc ajj est, -"t
whero Peters had llvod. liotn Doaios
were cold. Tho girl who had lived at r.'3
!prec L. ' ,: k,,. h.id hnn
killed by tho. young man, for sho had a
Mniwn Burevi. mm r......-, .
gnping bullet wound uoiuna me iciser.
Peters' dcatn was tno rosu.u o
i i. Eiirtr. in inn ritrnL
as causeu ujr a u"k
Despondency on the part of tho
...... i. l hncniim ho was out of employ
H,..r-ilr nvpr his suit for the
hand of tho girl were, It Is believed, tho
cause of the deed
Two Murderers Ilanged.
t... r,.t7xi Ark Vfh 1!9 Pniltt
VAM UU4va.., -
Turner, colored, was hanged hero Frldiy
or tho murder of Uooert iiawsin ruu.
He was composed to tho last and
in'a short shoech on tho gallows statod
iv.nn nn ii r convicteu. no
naii no " -
...awn,i nnd loined In a song, lho
md was sprung at 11M3 and bo was cut
.i.iwn nt 1J:03 His neck was -broken ana
Jl.l arllhnllfc 11 t Til tTtrlti.
II&wihal, Mo.. Feb. iW JJnn ieison
- tiniTir1 at. 11 u 'clmlt FriilAr Rt 11
was sit - ' '
.. .1.1. tnr Um murder of John
Zull aud his old mother In August, 1303.
nnarreled Over Politic.
New Ohlkans. Feb. 2'J. -Judgo Henry
Tn a&fs4r and supervisor of reglstra
.!f thA P,rUli of Jefferson, beoatno
Ion oi tno i ansu ui n'"i"u"i
Thurdnr In an altercation with
a number of politicians over a question
f .Tictn.tinn Drawing nis revolver no
.hnntlnu threo of his an -
i... r thvm fatallr. II. Kiel-
man a m'ombor of the polioo Jury or par"
h commissioners, and thft other two to-
rloiul.r. Ung i -no w -
1VIJ Mr4r mmil mtetm. 1
ct Tim. Main.. Kl W---ATTtroel
arthCdj. Hum, lo TUe Phn5r
.H avs: M.THI 1 .rKy. i
tin. Ici'U' .11.1 'S ettili Ol una
rnu-r - i, ...I
I. .r...t hi ' i ami rumiiuu.
li, in. - ,
..I- Thin nr. e-iu i
WAn 3AINST ENGLAND.
It I lclaivl by the fcalvatlo Army at
Dclutii. Tub. 23 War has bcon do-
clarud aguinst KnUnd's ofQrlaU of tho
Salvation ' Army by tho local companies.
They are out In a letter stnttuif that they
believe In America for Americans tend de
clare they aro with Commander Uioth In
any move ha may make.
"Wo have earned what Irttlo wo have,"
snvs the letter. "And we don't want It to
be In foreign lands. We will not tand It
to have our American onieers, who nave
stood bv tlm armv slnoo Its inauguration
In this couutry.take a back seat while for
eign cfucers are Lu ported and promoted.
Iir . J .. . , . I... Cnllal.
" - - :
F1wd1?!l,fto " !, h?r.m
tha llrtlA Lamia nr A ni'r uuni at rna time
O UU UUV IlllVUU IU lit Irtiu
, , t WM hBlJ We wiIl
, i ... i... . . i.k
iuj - ju Bu jmiuyuiiuuiiv urKuitau u mtu
nimitnd.p lit.h. a. our loadar."
tKli.ill.ir.a lull U'hlto tha Knr.Uln Bllld
nu v n . . . t v
no did not authorize the publication of the
latin, ha la ai.irlrrnn- In ra.
: . ."t
oi.ril t.n rViiiitnAndnr Booth. . Ha said If
" . . . .. .
Commander liooth should aetnae on an
lndeDcndunt organization he could depend
on tne aoldiers hero to follow.
GREAT STRIKE TH EATENED.
Employee of Street Hallway in Uif Cltle
to gait Work.
Philadelphia, Fob. U'J. According to
the statement of W. D. Mahon. president
of tho Amalgamated Asnoclatlon of Street
Railwav Emnlovcs of America, Ihursday
a general strike is threatened on the lines
of Now York, Chicago, Uontori, Worcester,
,' I T1-.-.U iu.n..l..i.l.u
Mliwaukeo, Detroit, Philadelphia and
other cities. TIhj decision was reached
at a recent meeting in Detroit to inaug'
nrHt.a a atrlka mil una a ton-hour l IT at
pjnt an hnup was conceded. The Hk'ht
will bo begun immediately; in this city,
whom tha men claim ther nave uoeu
New York. Fob. 29. Relative to tha
reDort that a eeneral strike ox street rail
way employes Is impending in tho cities of
y PhiladelphLt, Baltimore, Da
., n rnnm,
-- - - , rp,:,
anntftMvn of the MetroDulltan Traction
, '. o.
company ana mo wcn.
Railway company said Friday that as far
as the companies Knew mere were no in
dications of such a strike. They had not
yet rooolved any notioa of auou a striko
formally or otherwiso.
Free sUverltea Capture the Convention and
Dictate the Platform.
Ixdianapolis. Feb. 9 Tho Prohlbl
tlonlsts nomiuatod a state ticket Thurs
day as follows: For govornor, Rev. E. O,
Shouse; lieutenant governor, L G. Kings
bury: secretary of state, J. Is. iiillswortn
treasurer, Sy 1 roster Johnso'i; auditor, 1L
G. Hansen: attorney con- .1. fc. M. Bay
lor; reporter supremo court, Vincent P.
Kirk; superintendent puimo instruction
Protestor Cyrus w. Ilodgin; statistician
I K WhiIa.
The convention made it distinct bid for
tho PoDulUt vote by Duttiniz a free silver
plank In its platform, liw pi itiorm aiso
f;inr uniniin RiifTrniTo. trovurnment con
fl section of national monopolies, lncomo
tax, election or president, vice prusmeai
nnd aenatnra bv noDular Voto. and 1:
John of Kansas mada,. silver spcoth to
rhn rm vent iuii and there was moro en
thusiasm for this plank in tho platform
than for any ot tno otners, not. cxcepnug
tho prohibition plans.
Terrible Treatment of a Child.
ItKAMXG. Mich.. Feb. t If tho Inhab
itants of Reading had had a leader and
rone Thursday Charles Stonor and his
wifn would have ornamented telegraph
polos. This wat due to the fact that it
was deilnltcly ascertamou tnnt me man
and his wlfo had brutally beaten their
S-vear-old daughter Jiessto, wno is uuocio
Bn.i aiiiilrtrt tn Hts. It iIov.Iods that bo-
cause of a weakness wmcn tno litiie one
ain unnhltt to control her mother has re
portedly been seen to knock hor down
with a stove poker or anything ciso en
i,l Im. him.h rin nnd has whinDod
wuw.i - . ----- " ,
tho child with a horsewhip until there 1
acarcuiy hu mui vu m ' -
not covered with bruises and scars mada
by tho whip.
Exciting Scene In Court.
Detroit. Feb. U. An exciting scene
was witnessed in Judgo llosmer'a court
Thursday. William II. lltzgerald and
James II. Brewster wcro opponents In a
law suit. Brewster said to Ditzgerald
"Vnn nro a liar." Quick as a Hash Fitz
gerald lenped across tho intervening space
ftnd ,ont his right hand against Brew
(ier i jnv, mmu.-i. UUv...K -
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man r nsgunuu, Ju...Fv .... ....
as soon us no ir.
friends interposed and prevented another
. --- -
blow being struct
E va ia ,,, ... h d hft
Kansas City. Feb. Sa.lho stats
- .. .
tcntiary at Jefferson City was quaran
tlned Friday by order of thj statu board cf
honlrh and until the auarantino is raised
no ono will bo permitted to enter or leave
that Institution". The oru'r is causca uy
iha nrnvalcnce of small m'ix at Pleasant
Hill, Nevada and Kansas City. There are
uu hiu, hv t
j j, taken as a precautionary measure
no cases at tho penitentiary ana tno oruer
Democratic Faction In Nebraska,
Omaha. Feb. Si9. A proportion In the
nature of a compromise by the Nebraska
Free Silver Democrats has been offered to
thA administration faction. It Is proposed
fr anhmlt to avotoot tho Democratic
voters tho question of whether Nebrnska
shall send a tree sliver tie legation do tne
..lUn.i .nnvant.lnn. ThU la to lie aecom-
I niuhod bv a troneral primary. Tha other
faction of the party refused.
Charted with Falsifying W. Ijht.
Milwalkkk. Feb. ''y John lijluig and
IVter and John Buerirer wero hold In 1500
i oacn vj .i uok1' ot '' ...
I ,iirtiii..nt of the fedor.il erund Jury charg
oach by .Itidgii Socman to answer an In
lnj? them with f.ilslfln? weights to the
i wvatern Wfieaing assoeiaiion in vioij
nt thit interstate crimntercn act
Thn am mptnber of the Buerirer-Relnl
Company of Fond du Lao, ono of tho lead
maittng firms of tho state.
Terrlbi. Accident to a Illcy lUU
CniCAOO, FeU stf-lVtor Bl .zer, fi:
years dd. H Fifiy-lirst court, was per
t t , , Krt.tiv wMld ridin t i
).na fatallr l.nrt FrIJay while ridin x
Mfridiv Ha w.m run down bv n man
ilriplntr n hurs nnd ttl lT lTT lim null i
tlt.y Ia.'-v atrtu'k Ulazir in tno nrr.-n
Irnst it.iietnitliiir the rlht luug. The
occupant of tho buJty drove away, and
It Is Now Nearer in Sight Than
SENATE PASSES A RESOLUTION.
It Reori)ic tha Uelllgerent RI(hteof tha
Cubans and Kequevts tha Tretldent to
ExercUe Uls Friendly OIHoei with lipaln
to Secure th Independence of tha Island
Tha Uooeo Poatpones Actloo on the Co
ban Iteeolutloa Uefora IU
Washington, Feb. 29. Tho resolution
of the sonata foreign relations committee
recognizing the belllgent rights of tho
Cubans in their struggle for In depend
enco, amended by Cameron's substitute,
requesting the president to exercise his
friendly offices with gpaln to secure tho
independence of Cuba, was passed by tho
senato Friday by a vote of (S4 to 0.
Washington. Feb. 29. The senate gal-
lories wero well filled at tho opening of
tho session Friday In anticipation of tho
culmination of the Cuban debato and the
final voto set for 4 o'clock. Shortly after
the session opened Represcntativo Hitt,
chairman of tho house committee on lor
oltfii affairs, joined Sherman, chairman of
tho senate coramlttoo on foreign relations,
iu a whispered conference at tho letter's
desk. Tho Ohio senator announced that
the Cuban question would bo taken up
without waiting for the usual expiration
of tho morning hour at 2 o'clock. By this
tlnin the nublio irallcric were filled to
their full limit and there was promise of
a crusn. The Uor was y.eiueu lor taa
adoiitlon of tho conference on tho pension
snnrnnriatinn bill: alsu for the pasSHCTO of
tho bill relating to the anchorage and
movement of vessels In ht. Mary river.
feheriuau Closes Debate.
Lindsay thon addressed the senate on
tho Cuban resolution. V hen luyiaa fin
ished, at 1:15 p. m., Sherman began his
speech. Hespoko of tho keen sensitive
no of tho Sn inlsh ueoDle ana tnoir ten
donev to aulcklv resont any act they re
cirdml as Iniurlous to them. Bat. said
Sherman, ho felt that tho time had come
when the United States must intervene
to put an end to crlmo almost beyond
di'Rcrlntlon. Tho senator said ho would
not re-enter on the legal arguments so
fully covered by Morgan, but he referred to
several pampleia presented by Mr. Eitrada
Palma, the agent and representative oi
the Cubnns iu this country. Sherman in
if hid uiM'ech declared ho d id not
favor Cuban annexation to tho United
States, but si ronarlv favored Its annexa
tion to Mexlct, a K'nJred people.
Ai'ulause from the Ualleriea.
Sherniau declared Wevler's talk of "ex
terminating tl.o Ciibaus" showed him to
h "a dumon ratlior than a ceneral." Tho
galleries br..ke Into loud applausa as tho
senator hddn.l: "It this continues no
earthly power can prevent tho peopla of
tho United btatos iroin iroimr to tnai isl
and, sweeping over It from end to end and
driving out II. cjo barbariuu.
Oalluiircr followoi Senator Sherman
wlfli a strong appeal for tho recognition
nf Julian lndenendoneo. lie saia uwt
Cuba was making the same struggle tnas
thUmnniri' made in 1771J and that Wey-
ler was a tyrant." ' Ho' believed tltaC Cuba
would attain her independence, but that
thu Rountrv could make the contost
briefer with a proper word of encourage
Hon rut OCT Cuban Resolution.
Washington. Fob. 19. The housa went
Into committoo of the whole Friday Im
mediately after tho reading of the Journal
and took up tho consideration of tho log-
uintlve. executlvo and Judicial appropria
tion bill, thus temporarily postponing the
Cuban discussion. Two days will bo a
reasonable time for that bill, so that tho
Cuban question may bo debated on Mon
d Little ormositton to tho resolution
is expected and that mostly of a technical
sort, some mombers questioning wneiuer
recognition will bo of practical benefit to
MARRED FROM TI1E MAILS.
Fraud Order Against the Equitable Invest
N ment Company or Fort Worth.
Washivotox. Feb. 28. Under Attor
ney General Harmon's decision sustain'
lnir tho former action of tho postofflco de
partment, Postmaster General Wilson is
nushlnir tho flrfht against tho bond in
vestment companies oporatlng lottery
irhma. TelcirraDhlo Instructions have
ivian cint slnee bv him to secure the arrest
of a number of officials of theso concerns
operating In tho southwest, and 1) rlday a
lottery ordor was issued to an postmaster
refusing tho use or the man to me jviuis-
,blo Investment company or uort orin,
t..t Tha malls also will bo barred
rinat th a officers ot the company. A
fraud order has boon Issued against Harry
Lovoll of Chicago.
Favorable Reports Authorised.
WasuisoTO. Feb. U9. The senate com
mlttee on publio buildings aud grounds
(VfomUv authorized favorable reports on
bills for the erection of a publio building
at Fergus Falls, Minn., ana tor tne pur.
chase of sites for publio buildings ac
Hiiatlmrs and Norfolk. Neb. Senator
M.mtla was authorized to mate a tavora
hie report on tho bill for a building at
Hutta Citr. Mont. Tho committoo heard
a delegation from Cleveland, O., in ad-
mwinv nt an anoroDrlation for a new
building In that city.
For Improvement of Chicago River.
Washington. Feb, 29. A largo delega
tion of Chicago officials and business men
appeared before the houso committor on
rlvnr and harbors Friday to request ap
propriations for improving the channel of
the Chicago river to accommouate me in
TAialiiff commerce therein. Hjn W. I).
knnf. nunni Usloner of nubllo work, and
Aldormnn M. B. Madden wero tho official
representatives of tho city
Decided to I'useat Rohbin.
Washington. Feb. CD Tho home elec
tion committoo decided In f ivor of unseat
ing Bobbins, Dom., of the Fourth district
of Alabama, and giving his seat to H, r
Aldrlch, the contestant, who was sup
ported by Republican nd Populist.
Th. WUion was reached by a party vol j.
I LiM.nl, lien n el.Umln that ballotboc
atuillug wa pracilc d.
Vetoed by the I'renldeat.
WasiunoIon, Frh. 2H Tho prrsldnt
im -nt ta tho Iikuso Id veta of t h j bill
toauthoilio the lnin.; of certain lauds
U AiUou tut oduu.loual purpos
ENGLAND 13 RESPONSIBLE.
in, ..! Huurr.i Could Ilavo Reca
Avoided nd Her 1'oliry Ueeu DllTrreut.
FOUT Wo'JTII. Tex., F.;b 29 -Under a
February date Unitol State Minister
Terrell write from Constantlnopla to his
brother. J. C. Terrell of this city, as fol
'Enirland hat played her curds badly;
all tho massacres could havj been avoids!
had her nollcr been different. Bjsldai
the American Dress and American con'
gross, In abusing tho sultan and porte.wlll
destroy my influence hero And then tin
missionaries whom I have now protected
from the Black to tho Caspiau sea aro
continuously writing Dacw noma sum um
tho sultan and porto, and their friends Iu
tha United States have the letters pub
lished and tho papers containing them are
sent to the government here immvuiaieiy.
How can I longer protect uch peoplet If
tha Ttusalnn alliance is formed then tlm
w.TKfc will innn h.t at hand. 1 think I
will bo able to start for homo In April and
when I see you will tell you mere
CHANCE FOR SETTLERS.
Michigan Agricultural College Land Re
stored to the Market.
Lansing. Mich.. Feb. M An immense
tract of land In Antrim. Mlssaukeo. Ot-
sciro. Charlevoix. Kalkaska und Cheboy
gan counties was restored to the market
Friday by act of the state legislature.
This property, known as tho Agricultural
college lands, has heretofore been offered
for sale at nominal cash payments. The
nun haaer In manv cuses Stripped their
claims of the valuable timber with which
they wero covered and allowed the titles
to revert to tho stito. To obviate this
nurchaser are now reaulred to pay full
value for timber lands bclore a s:ngio iruo
Is allowed to bo removed.
nrlnc Suit for IMvorco.
St. Lons. Feb. 2'J. Florence Lillian
Wkkea-Ford. daughter of George M
Pullman's ceneral manacrer. Thomas M.
Wickes. filled a suit in the circuit court
Friday for a divorce from Georgo Oliver
Kurd. In her tietltlon Mrs. Dord recites
that sho married Ford In Wisconsin on
Dec. 17. 18J4. Sho allege that sho per
furniMl ail her duties as his wife until the
following February, when Tord deserted
her. Tha netitlon is devoid of sensational
HntnlU snd nnnfliu-a its allegations to do-
sortion and "conduct calculated to render
hor condition intolerable.
Kentucky Senatorial Vote.
Fraxkfokt. Feb. 2J. Tho aonatorlal
vote Friday resulted as follows: Hunter,
67: Blackburn, "U; Carlisle, 3; McCreary.
L,anrrlev. G: Kvans. 1: Lewis. 1: Bato, 1.
Tho five Democrats who have been voting
amlnt Senator Blackburn divided tneir
votes, three voting for Carlisle ana two
for McCreary. At tho conclusion of the
ballot a spirited tilt took place between
Dr. James and Senator Brouaton. -Each
nssartml that tha onDosile party should
call a caucus at once to uuui an amor-
Insarcenis Uurn Rrldgo.
llAVASA. Feb. 23. Tho Insurgents huvo
destroyed the railroad bridg3 at B;icura-
nao. not far from this city. It Is reported
that the Insurgent loader Gil has burned
tha villamj of Cahinas. Advio wuicn
hvn limt hoi-n twts ved here show tn it a
small band of Insurgents surprised the
storekeeper In tho streets or .ngiuua oc
r..n a! nn tha outskirts of (,arucna. tue
imix.rtant EonDort near Ma aiuas. Under
threats the insurgents obtained all the
firearms and ammunition in the piuca.
Farmer Burned to Death.
BELVIDERE. Ills., Feb. i.U Andrew
Crawford, living two miles cast of hero.
and ono of the well known farmer of this
aeetion, was burned to death Thursday
night. Atoat midnight his largo Darn,
lwnntlr comuletod. was discovered in
flimes. Mr. Crawford rushed out and
wji pjincrht In tho ruins whilo endoav-
oi-lnsr to iret out somo stock. His waUh
and threo bones were all that was ioudu
of hla remains.
Nlcararua Town liouibarded.
Managua. Nlcarairua, Fob. 29. Copy
righted 1SS9J, by the Associated Press A
KOT.rniMPiit irunboat i rldav threw ten
hr.li intrt tha town of Momotombo. cn
Lake Managua, which had declared lor
thn Insurgents Ino inhabitants uou.
No landing party has as yet bwn sent
ashore from tho gunboat. Tho town of
Nagarote has boen taken by a government
forco, which Is now advancing on uton.
Found a Copper Vein.
HOCOHTOX. Mich.. Feb. 29. Tho Os-
coola Amvadoloid copper vein haj un
doubtedly been struck on the Tecuraseh
company s property. ino atscovery is
nr,t nnlf nf much llUDOrtanCO 10 me ID'
tftitnah an d Osceola mines, but is valu'i-
blo as proving tho extent of the voln, the
development being at a poins wnere uoiu-
lng has ever been found.
Great Britain's Cao I Ready.
LoxdoK. Feb. 29. Tho British casein
k iiniimlArv dlsDute between ureal
nnt-vin and Venezuela Is n.iw ready. Ad-
minii havo been sent to Unltod
States Ambassador Bayard, and they were
r.,ii..d tn Washington r rlday. i ne sec
retary of the Marquis of saiisDury uaa an
interview with air uayara ou ,ui uu-
Drowned WUU Fording a Stream.
PlTTSBU'.G, Feb. 29. At Smlthton, Pa..
Thursday John A. Nolf, a farmer, at-
tomntjxi to drive across tho Monongahcla
river in a buggy with hi 6year-old
a imrhtur When in tho middle oi ma
stream tho horo was swepurom m icti,
aud the buggy, cupsuea uruwning w ou
Murder Over a "Jack Pot.
ltf-vTir.TO W. Va,. Feb. IU Donald
IConiDer was shot twleo and 'fatally In
jured and Charles Slneel ha I his abdomen
rlpnod open with a Ktiue, cauing mi
death. In a riot over a "J.ick pot ' near
uiuMIaI.I n tha Norfolk an.l weniv-rn
Mr. Ilsllloxton llooth 111.
View York. Feb. 29 Mrs. Balllngton
Booth Is ill at her homo In Mont Clair,
v T a conseauenco of trio reconi
nrrv connection with the removal of
Mr. Booth from tho commana ot ao
Salvation Army In tho L sited Mates
Apportionment Hill Signed.
Milwaukee Feb. an Special from
Maduon. Wis, siys: Governor Urham
has sfirned tho new leglslativo arpoillou-
ueut b.ll and It t how a law.
THE DEATH RECORD.
Om-ral Madison Milll retired army
rifft.er, nt ft. Lm.
Win iam I'akkk. oldest Mon la Indi
ana, at t iMii, In a
ACCUSATION IS FALSE.
Startling Confession of
COXSriKEI) TO RUIX KEY. BB01TN.
To 9av Herself from Work and tho Hard.
ship of Poverty eho Was Willing to
HUrkcn Her Own Character In Order t-
Obtain Blackmail from tho MluUter
The Most Sensational Ureut In Saa Frau-
clsco' Sensational Triad.
8kS Fr-ANCisco. Feb. 29. Rov. Dr. P
O. Brown, after two months' silence, has
given his defenso to tho publio. Tho
story 1 tho most startling which has yet
been told in tho scandal. Icwas related
as a confession to tho ecclesiastical court
Thursday nizlit by Miss Martha Overman,
who is the first in tho sensational case to "
confess herself os a blackmailer. Miss
Overman's manner was striking, bho
spoko so quietly that even tho members
of tho council wero forced to draw for
ward until their chairs formod a small
scml-clrcla on tho platform. Tho woman
spoke deliberately, weaving a remarkable
story logically and clearly. Sho confessed
that alio was a blackmailer and tried to bo
a thief, and sho gave tho Information with
To Avoid Work and Poverty.
Fhn confesod that she nloUol tho do-
truction of tho ni'in wlusj hospitality
sho now cnjjys. Sho declared, to save
herself from work and tho possible hard
ships of poverty, sho conspired with Mrs.
Mary A. Davidson to ruin tno cnarac er
nf Rev. Dr. Brown and to blacken her
own. Sho said sho approached tho repre
sentatives of a morning newspaper witn a
hope of tempting them to blackmail tha
accusod pastor. She drew her recital to a
dramatic climax by asserting, with tho
smilo thnl never li ft her jace, that s:io
wrote tho letters which plc'.uro lmrown
moral and physical ruiu an I plaeo the
causo of her deep distress at tneaoor or
Ilev. Dr. Brown. Asiurtin? all this, she
denied that there had ever b.-eti tho
slightest Impropriety la her relations
with tho man against whom sue bad
plotted so shrewdly.
LIKE DARIUS GRfcEN.
Michigan Man Com to Grief with
In ir Mat Line.
UTICA. Mich.. Fob. 2J . Andrew Nanv-
more. an acred Inventor, living four railca
west of here, who has devised a hayrack.
keyring and other articles which have
been successful, gavo a faithful imitation
of tho famous "Dariu9 Green and Ills
Flvlncr Machine." His machine consisted
of a huge pair of wing, propelled by mo
tion of tho arms, a pair or sails, construct
ed to rosemblo tho fvet of a duck, which
fastened to his log, and a largo ruddorfor
Theoretically Naramoro s raachlno was
all right, but tho practicj was different.
Thursday Naramore, who weighs 3JJ
pounds, climbed to the top of a shod and
prepared for a trip over tho barnyard.
Ho jumped cu. A ha if hour later mem
ber t,f his family dusr him out unconsious
from the wreck of his flying machine, nnd
Naramoro is now conllned to his bd
h.-idlv and it may bo fatally Injured. Ho
sys ho williever try to fly with tho iaa
H0:SA'3 MEN ARE GUIkTV.
Declaration of Jury in Cho of Filibutor
Tried iu I'hiladelphia.
PniLADELmiA. Feb. 29. Tho jury in
tho case of Crptaln Wiberg, First Mato
Petersen and Second Mato Johansen, who
wero on trial In the United States district
court charged with violating tho neutral
ity laws between tins country nnd Spain
hv earrvlnff an arni'-d expedition to Cuba
on the steamer Horaa, mis returned a ver
dict of guilty.
Tho verdict was reached after eight
hours' delilx-ratlou. Counsel for tho pris
oners gave notice that he would nmko aj-
plication for a now trial and tno convictr-a
men wore taken to nrisan. where t.icv will
remain until brought up fur sentence.
Fltfaiuituou lu New Tork.
New Your. lob. 9 Robert Fltzim-
raon srriv d in this c-lty Friday. IIo was
accompauud by his wife, Martin Julian,
Jul mu's in-.ther mil Jack F.verharlt,
In tvgar.i to Cor..-ti, Fit, suid to a re
porter: l.rb; tt li a bi;r wind bag, and 1
really dun t lv l vi Uo wants to hnt mc
At nil events I'll kivp him giu .,ing for
a v bile, thus g.vi:i-; him a dose of his own
mcdicin '. He toll ine to go ligiit Mevo
O Drn.-U mil ir-'t reputation. Now
I'll tell him to ll ;iit O'D-.niull and then
I'll meet him. Hereatier I'll only fight
under auspices cf recognized clubs. No
moro Mexico for ma"
riatt' Injur!? Aro Keriou.
NEW Yor.K, Feb. 9 Tho Injurlca
which Thomas C. Piatt received on
Wednesday evening by falling on tho Icy
mviMntnts In West Twent v-tinrd street.
while on his way from tho car to tho
Fifth. Avenuo hotel, where ho lives, wero
regarded as rather mure nerlou Friday.
Mr. Piatt has boon unable to b.ar li s
weight upon the Injured limb, and Dr.
Pea, Lis physician, culled to too him
tt'verul times durinc tho day. If there is
bj Improvement soon a consultation, of
physician will lo called.
Runaway Hoy Captured.
PorGnKEErsiK. N. Y., Fob. 2J Ralph
A. Weeks, 10 years eld, son of Frank II.
Wffk. of Chicago, was arrested hero at
tho request of the p-llco of Chicago. Tho
boy says that his lather is a ret.rea rail
road magnate worU tl,5)',0J. Ha says
that he ran away from homo to attend the
M,i!i.t Fit: slminons rrlzo liaht nnd niter
that did not dare to return. He came to
Pourfhkeend. with a carload of horses
from Chicago. IIj will bo held until his
father send for htm.
ClaveUnd to Trcslde at n Meeting.
Nfcw York, Feb. S9 Tho World this
morning says: President G.eveUnd ha
adeemed thrt lnvltatl tn of tho homo mis
sion board of tha Fn'sbytcrl-iu church to
prcsldo at tho nmss mooting nextincs
d.iy at Carnegio hull, where a grand at
tMiipt will bj inadj to clear uff tiio d -bt of
Fprra.I of Snillpi'X.
Srr.iTGrtr.i.u. l.lx, F ..:. 2J AJvIcps
nvelve.l by tho atnt board .f health show
tVit snmllp-'X Is fprn.l'.nj nt Duqulort.
Adictnt town?. lUMUM-i I q inr latin . . nit
il,i i.)0 Is min.fe-t at C iri. Secretary
Scott of the :.'. Ixnrd has li ft for Du-
;uuln to iavoii.-aU ih4 ntUjUou.
gutd for tU Cvirrjis dera.
has so far cluJoi the ujUco,