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A. R. ZIMMERMAN, PuMislier.
WILL NOT MAKE CARS.
PLANS Or THE PULLMAN COL
ONY IN KANSAS.
Fait Like Citjr IIa a Wis Failure The
West May iet Cheap Coal .lohmon's
I'hrnomrn il Time on tho YVlirel Farm
To Strt tlie Co-Op-ratite Work.
The difficulties of tho Hiawatha
fKas.) l'ullman Co-operative Company
have been adjusted and a charter has
been applied for. Tne c ipital stock is
i?:f,0O '. Tho workmen take $ .ö,oo of
the stock and pay fcr it in work.
Eighteen families and thirty-two men
will arrive a once from tho l'ullman
works. The superintendent of tho
Hiawatha manufactory will hi I). II.
Vannas-sehe, said tobe one n the finest
workmen employed by the 1'uilman
company. Tho new works wi.l not
now manufacture cars, but will make
furniture and cotlins and anything
there is a demand fo:
Spisal ional Failure in Fta'i.
S. P. Teadkl & S ns merchant of
Salt Lake. Utah, mado an assignment
"Wednesday. Tho liabilities are over
820 V 0. As:cts are not yet known.
The assignment caus-d a en-ation in
lusine-s ciicles and is considered
one of the largest and farthest
reaching failures in tho history of
Utah. Tho list of crolitors shows a
wide range, including Boston, New
York. Chicago. St. Loub, Omaha. San
Francisco and many other cit es. The
troubles of the firm are duo is part to
the hard times, bi t principally to tho
fact that it was imp ssib!e to collect,
from the people who had 1 en tru-to.l
for merchandise, tome of them years
Fire Sweep Nebraska Farm.
A fearful fire swept over tho
southo'n pait of Cherry County and
the northern part of Grant County.
Neb. The fire has burned over a strip
of country fifty miles in width and do
stroyed hay stacks, homes, and in sumo
instance stock. Two men. names un
known, have perished in tho flames.
The hay of a number 1 1 stockmen was
burnol and a largo space of rango
ruined. The liro is spreading and ex
tending further north. Tho destruc
tion oi property is great and a number
f stcckmen will be ruined financially.
Time Ciet a Shock.
AT Buffalo, X. V., John S. Johnson
smashed tho world's record for a milo
over a straightway course Wednesday.
He covered the distanco in l:.T2-f,
which is fourteen seconds laster than
it was ever made beforo by a t-inglo
rider and tlx secon !s faster than tho
tandem record. Johnsons time is one
tenth of a second faster than that of
Salvator, 1 :'" . which i. the worlds
record for a running horse.
Coil Fool Ciointr. Fp.
Philadelphia d'spat-h: The great
anthracite coal pool is dor med. Operat
ors are about to cut looe frcm tho
combination and dig and sell ccal in
tho open market Without restriction
or rea-u to any other operator. A
war . 17. 'ba ina gurated among the.
big producers, who are also heavy car
riers, which will in all probability
completely i pet the ecal trade.
Several car-load of Moxican cattlo
are en route to th o Kansas City mar
ket. The Supreme. Court of Pennsylvania
has permuiently en oined the Stand
ard Oil Trust from gobbling up tho
Producers and Kellners" Company of
Fire in t e Copley swanp near
Akron Ohio, is stilt raging, and tho
city is mado almost uninhabitable by
the dense clor.ds of suffocating smoke
which Heat over it.
Nathan Strauss, who at one timo
signalized a willingness to lo Tamma
ny's candidate for Mayor of New York
City, has given up tho contest anl
tailed for Bremen, Germany
Pi:o.ieuti; I, is hea l !ro;n a car
window to see what obtri:c ions wcro
on tho track Carl Wondt of St. I ouU
was struck by a switeh-po-t and re
ceived injuries from which ho died.
Lkiia.vo.v, li d., a di-pit h says, is at
the mercy of an organt.cd gang of rob
bers. Tho posto'llco was robbed of
81,0)1 in ca-di and stamps Monday
night, and tho residence of nearly
every prominent man in the vic'nity
has been raided.
Fitzkoy P. M .n:n:; fcr eighteen
year a a private in Com j any H, Nine
teenth Infantry, stationed at Detroit,
received n.tu o from relatives in Scot
land tho other day that UU; ) had
leen left to him. Tin tint day he
was found dead in his hoarding house.
Fifteen masked men entered tho
jail at Fort htockt n. Texas, a few
days ago ard kidnaped Victor Ochoa,
the Mexican revolu ionary lealor. It
is presumed they have taken him
a ross tho loundary and shot hin. Ho
was an American citizen vnd could not
TilE Wisconsin Sujremo ('tin t has
set aside tho verdict against cx Banker
Koetting and ordered a now trial.
Kcett'ng wat icarrestod at Milwaukee
recently on a corrected charge. Tho
do ision will also result in tho arrest cf
tho oflicers and directors of the Plank
SAN D.EGO, Cal., was visited by an
earthquake, which caused consterna
tion among the inhabitants, but did no
CUTTINO M. A a RON, the Stock b. i Jgo
Indian, is on trial at Milwaukeo for
the murder of Mrs. Warrington in
February of 18. 3.
Ir is a:d that "Deafy" I ctsrn, in
ail at St. Cloud, Minn., on a charge of
jwindling ja-sengors on' tho Great
N'oithcrn tra ns, is a step-son of Mill
ionaire I aldwin, tho San Francisco
John Murphy, director of Public
! Safety Department at Allegheny City,
Pa., was held in ?:o0'J bail for bribery.
Tun torpedo outfit will bo put on
board tho cruiser Detroit at Newport,
11. I., preparatory to its trip to tho
William Lkt, employed by Joe
Van Camp on his farm near Albion, N.
Y., shot Miss Hunt, a girl in tho em
ploy of the same family, an l then took
his own li'e.
Kohert II. Mackenzie, F. C. Grif
fith, and Edward Lyon, students cf tho
University of Pennsylvania, have been
suspended until Dec. 1 for prominence
in a class fight.
A monument was erected at Tarry
town to the memory of the revolution
ary soldiers buried in Sleepy Hollow
Cemetery, on the or.c hunlr.d and
thirteenth anniversar' cf the surren
der of Corn wallis at York town.
What is believed to have be?n a
desperate attempt at train-robbery
was made on tho Baltimore and Ot.io
Knud. At s o'clock an cast-bound a
commcdatioii train ran eve.- a dyna
mite cartridge near Bis.-ell, at a very
lonely spot about fifteen miles from
Pittsburg. Tho fange of one wheel
was blown olT and ore end c f a coach
w recke 1. As the train had nearly
reached the end of its trip there were
j few pa senger.s aboard and no one was
injured. An examination or the track
was made and tw. more powerful dyna
mite cartridges wcro found on the
rails'. Had the train been running fast
it would have exploded all three c irt
ridges and have been tot illy wrecked.
Mary Duff and her lover, Filet I.
Titus, who had been missing from their
homes in Hrooklvn sinco Tue dav, wcro
found Thursday in a bathouso at Sea
ClilT, dead. Whether it was a double
suicide prearranged, a minder, or an
accident on tho part of Titus wiil prob
ably never lo Known. The girl had been
killed by chloroform and Titus had sent
a bullet through his own head. Friends
of the voting peeplo insist that
there was a fatal acciient. and
exp'ain their lelief by saying that
Titus was known to have in his posses
sion a small vial of chloroform, which
ho i sod to relievo neuralgic pains in
tho face. On tevcra" tx caion , they
i ay, ho gavo a small quantity of the
drug to Miss Dull for tho same pur
pose. They loüevo that in doing this
on Tuesday evening Titus accidentally
gavo his sweetheart an overdose of
the chl roform, causing her death.
Then, in a lit of desperation and re
morse, he determined to die with her,
carrying her body into tho bathhouse,
where ho shot himself and fell dead
Mrs. K. I Moxley, in San Fran
cisco, is suing for property worth
$20 oOOO, now held by a woman whom
Mr. Moxley a'so married.
Three horse thioves, who refuse t
give their names, were captured at
Hammond, Ind. They had a string
of valuable horses and six cts of har
ness. Koeeet Lauchilin, of tho banking
firm of Laughiin & McManus, Phila
delphia, has leen elected Treasurer of
tho "Lake Shore C'ab'o Railway" and
will remove to Chicago.
Stephen F. Caklin, Democratic
Representative from th-o Twenty sec
ond Illinois Senatorial District, died
at tho heme of his father, near Lewis
ton, of stomach trouble
L. S. Merchant, editor and man
ager of tho Cedar Kapids Da 1 a
Republican, died of inflammation f
tho brain. He was a prominent poli
tician and State Oil Inspector.
The remains of John Vipon, a Colo
rado miner, who has been missing
from the Co ehe tic mining district
since July.havo been found in a canyon.
A hole in his skull, evidently made by
a minor's pick, points to murder.
While undertaking to remove a
dangling electric light wire so that
children w ho were playing near by
would not bo hurt. Farl i rauc nthal, of
St. Louis, received a she ck of L',0J0
volts, which killed him.instantly.
Durincj services in tho Bethlehem
Presbyterian Church at Minneapolis
a list fight to ok place between Aleck
Wallace, a memter, and an ushor
named Welch. Tho cause was a door
which or.o wanted clo ed and tho other
Oil drillers at work on the Thomas
Brooks farm in Union Township, Car
roll County, Ohio, report tho discovery
of lead ore at a depth of forty-live feet,
assaying S." pr cent., under which is
fourteen feet of zinc ore assaying "0
1 or cent.
General William Francis Rey
nold?, a gallant foldier in two wars,
was found dead in bed at his h'.rao in
Detroft. Ho spoko at a church meet
ing tho night beforo and retired ap
parently in his usual health. He died
of heart failure.
Dr. A. F. Siiiffman, of Los Ange
les, Cal., ha been granted a divorce
from his wife, Katherino S. Shiftman,
and the cust dv of his two children.
Mrs. Shiftman is tho daughter of Hon.
A. B. Stickniy. President of tho Chi
cago Great Westo:n Railroal.
Mrs". Chittenden, living near
Cleveland, is s-aid to bo '.V. years old.
Sho is somewhat deaf, but can fcco well
and gets around with comparatively
little attention. Sho does considorablo
reading, but attempts only iight work.
Hor mother died in Scotland at tho ago
It is learned that J. C. Thompson,
tho alcondmg cashier of tho defunct
First National Hank of Holalia, Mo.,
left tho City of Mexica overal days
ago. His frionds claim t have in
formation that ho is demented, and tho
next rows they expect to hear is that
he is dead.
A. W. Holmes, C. C. CLonoy, and
Edgar A. Smith, of tho St. I ouis Hank
Noto Company, printers of 2(J0,000
worth of Mississippi State warrants
which too closely resembled money,
havo bon indicted by the Federal
(rand .Jury, and will bo proiocutoi by
Dr. A. H. Conk lino, who hai been
. mysteriously missing from Cassopolis,
j Mich., has returned t3 his home. Ho
I Fays ho was kidnaped tho night of
( S'ipt. l! by two colored men. and has
fcince been confined in several different
cit!es under guard. When liberated,
he was in Cincinnati.
Memrers of tho faculty of the Uni
versity of Michigan ay that Prof. J.
li. Steere wa not rem -ved from the
chair of systematic zolog,- becau-o
of his lectin c on the immorality' of
tho professors and students and his
enthusiastic advecaey of the cause of
prohibition, but because of inconre
The hirgc farm barn of Captain J. R.
Nation, near Kokomo, Ind., mysteri
ously disappeared 1-riday as though
taken from the eart'i. There was no
storm in tho neighborhood anl other
buildings near by were not mo estcd
Captain Nation thinks a sn:all whirl
wind dipped down an 1 carried it away.
A few pieces of the timber were after
The Grand Rapids (Mich.) Daily
Faglc, sold at mortgage sale, was bid
in fer S",00J by Congre-sman Dingley,
of Maine, who held a first mortgage
for lo,t Ot. The sale wipes out tne
claims of other creators. Congress
man Dingley tiled articles of associa
tion of the I-agio Comrany, which is to
c ntinue tne publication of the paper.
TilE tug Monaivh. which towed tho
big log ra t out over Columbia Rive:
bir und starte! with it for S m Fran
cisco, arrived and reports tho ruft a
tutal los-;. A terrific ga'o was encoun
tcicdand tho raft wo.it to pieces tho
sccjnd day out. The raft contained
lo,t,oo spars and pilos consigns 1 to tho
S uthcrn Pacific Railroad Company,
and wa valued at $:5.r,0);).
G;:eat excitement exists on the Chi
cago Rc aid of TraJe over the announce
ment that some weevily wheat had
been taken out of one of the Armour
e 'o valors. A ;ooddealof old wheat is
stored inChieago and a strong suspicion
luis existed or a Lngti:;e that somo
of it was not in soun I condition. This
has caused shipj o.'s to use unusual
vigilance to prevent any of it l.eing
worked off on them and they havo
placed inspect r.s at eacli hatch when
loading any cargoes. In this ca o tho
ini eetor seems t have been caught
n; tping, for a later inspection b,- an
other inspector showed that tho Ar
m ur wheat was full of weevils. Thia
is an imp rtant matter, and a thor
ough inspection of the wheat in tho
di:;ercnt elevators will bo made at
once. Tho discredited cargo is now
en rout j t) Buffalo.
A DE-sperate f ght occurred in the
Tahbquah, I. T., jail between Ml i
Levy, Chulo Starr, and Bob Dalton, all
of whom were under fouto.no of
death. Levy got possession of a ra
zor and made an assault on the other
two prUoners, cutting Starr fa
tally, when ho was knocked sc n elo-s by
Dalton, who usod a chair, fracturing
Levy's skull and otherwise injuring him
so that ho cannot recover. Jim Cook,
a brother of the leader of the noted
Cook gang of despera Ice's who wore
under an est for murder, ha made his
escape. Whi o in chargo of two
gdards ho mado a bi-eak for liberty,
and. after givin r his captors a severe
tussle, got free of them. Although
hampered by a heavy chain locked
about his wrist an i ankle, ho outran
the guards and warded off th-s bullets
directed at him.
The Missouri Pacific passenger train,
No. U2.'l, on the Kansas and Arkan
sas Valley branch, was held up
by four or live masked men at
Coretta Siding, east of Wagoner,
LT., at 1 o'clock Sunday morning,
l or days the 2ang has been repre
sented as being at different points
planning a rjbbery, anl thorough
preparations were mado to meet tho
expected attack. The outlaws evi
dently anticipated a desperate re
sistance, and began their work
with fierc e fighting. All tho cars ex
cepting the sleeper where shot full of
ho'es and not a whole window re
mains. Tho train struck an obstruc
tion of cars across tho track after
being shunted onto a siding,
the outlaw.s hawng thrown a
switcli for that purpose. Tho money
securod was from the local fafo. Dur
ing tho fusillade Jack McIJara,advanc3
agent of tho Meliara Minstrel Show,
received a shot in the forehead, how
serious is not known. He was in one
of the passenger coaches at tho time.
Several others were shot, scimo fatally.
Sixteen m n wcro arrested near
Knoxvillc, Tenn., charged with being
a band of whitc'aps.
A RECEIVER will 1)3 appointed forthe
Lockout Mountain Con-eli:lated Com
pany at Chattan.oga. Tenn.
Geo. Chateau was ar;cs!oI at
Crecn-bcr), Ala, for h'rse-stcaling.
Ho lived many years in lllinoi.
Andreas Saeazar was assassinated
by Grcgorio Parrat at Victoria, Mex.
A dissolute woman was tho cauo.
Mus-. I . RliODiN,of Knoxville,Tcnn.,
shot Thomas Fogarty, who was trying
to forco an entrance into her houo.
Over 10 ) cigarmakor.s aro out on
strike at Tampa City and Ybor City,
Fla. They domand New York and
Chicago city i rices.
Thomas 1k;artv. a Southern Rail
way fireman, kicked down Mrs. Lyder
hodos' door at Knoxvillo and was shot
and fatally wounded by tho woman.
II. S. RouiNSO.v, a railway ticket
broker of Fort Worth, Texas, was
found guilty of forging tho destination
on a round-trip tickot over tho Gulf,
Co'orado and Santa Fo.
No. .'I. WEST-HOUNü j assongor train
cn tho Texas and Pacific, was robbed
by four men a few minutes beforo noon
Friday, three milei west of Gordon.
Tho robbers, having captured tho sec
tion gang, flagged tho train and forced
Ii. I . Locksby, section foreman, to en
ter tho oxd.css car and knock oil tho
cc mbination of tho safe, but even then
failed to open it and succeeded in mak
ing but a light haul. No ono was hurt.
It is belie el tho robbery cou'd have
been prevented If ono or two of tho
passengers had I oen arraod with shot
guns and had resisted. Tho amount
secured by the train robbers, it is es
timated, runs anywhere liotweon $.7 0
and $.",(.;0!X Tho re wa in tho combina
tion safo $30,000 consigned to tho Pa
cific Ccal Company, which was to pay
off tho hands. This is intact.
News has been received from Car
acas, Venezuela, of the death of Fo
liciano Alvczcz, acting prosident of tho
Mrs. Emma J. Grat was awarded
$5,021 In her suit against the Nevr
England Life Insurance Company for a
policy on her husbanl's life, who died
I At Tegucigalpa. Hondu a?, during
! a military review, a cannon burst,
j killing Julius Vi'lars. a Swiss artillery
! expert, aal live Hondu an o Ulcers, and
wounding twenty-ore 'diers.
Concur ssm an Mvron B. Wric-itt,
of the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Dis
trict is reported t) be in a critical
condition at Trcr.ton, Can: da.
It is as-ertcd at New York that a
me-sengcr is now on tho way from
Rome bearing a red hat and the neces
sary documents to make Mgr. Satolii
Sexoka Y er a st kg ui has instituted
suit against Co'. Romero in the sum of
811 W) for the killing of her husband,
Chief of tho Mexican Government
Stamp l epartRient.
El'CKNE V. Dei is spoke in Cooper
Union. New York, detailing the causes
of the railroad strike, it; objects and
the iessons it lias taught. He is on an
organizing tour for the American Rail
R. G. Dun & Co. 's Weekly Review of
.o.tjii ijf'iow C cents and wheat be'.ow 5.1
conts, each lower than over since lucent
classifications vera known, export of gold
Instead of priducts at such prices in
OMober. are tho salient features in Inisi-ni-s
the i at veo.i. Distribution of poods
1o consumers Roes on fairly, with sains at
nearly all j oints in comparison with last
year, but nut yet at a rate to sustain, tho
pre cnt volume of manufacturing produc
tion, so that prices weaken a little. Tho
lt.ir.cst Ic trade reported by railroa l enru
Iiirs in October is ;s. 4 per cent less than
last year and 13, 4 per cent, less than In
lM.ti The payments throueh the prlnci: al
clearinir-houscs for the reek arc Zli per
cent, greater than last year, but 31.5 per
cent, less than In 1S'J2. 'J ho daily uverairo
for the month is 5. G per cent larger than
last year, but 23.2 smaller than in 1SH2.
With many features of encouragement,
bushies lias not yet reached expectations,
and It is evident that the loss of fart of
the corn crop and I ho unnaturally low
prices of tlier preat s1a;les aiToct the
bulns power of millions.
The government investigation into
the alleged violation of the interstate
c nnmeicj law by tho Santa Fc railroad
in tho payment of rebates to shippers,
resulted Friday in the voting of in
dictments. These in lictments. fol
lowing close upon thoso of
Raltimoro and Ohio o'licials at
Pittsburg, have reatccl a de
cidedly uneasy feeling am ng the
o.iicials of tho various roads m Chi
cago. Inasmuch as Expert Little's ex
amination of Iho Santa Fo books
showed a shortage of $7,00 ),0U), a
laro part of which is supposed to
havo gone int ) rebates, it is s-up-j
o ed that tho government has
fctill abundant room for Investiga
tion. Seven indictments wcro found
against the following five men: John
A. Hanley, freight traflic manager of
the Santa Fo, who resigned two weeks
ago.h is resignation to take effect Nov. 1 ;
W.R.Jenkins, general manager of G.R.
Hammond & Co. packers, at Ham
mond, Ind.: Nelson Morris, the Chi
ca?o packer, fraid to bo the largest
shipper of cattlo in tho world: Jo enh
W. Reinhart.ex-Rrosidentof tho Santa
Fo. and until recently one of its re
ceivers: Isaa-. Thompson, a large cattlo
shipper, of Kansas City.
Sioi'KHOLDKKS of tho Pullman Pal
aco Car Company held their annual
meeting at Chicago, over !r2."),(KJ y () )
of tho capital stock I oing represented.
Director. (ieorgo M. 1 ullman, Marshall
Field. J. W. Doano, Norman Williams
and (). S. A. Sprague, of Chicago, and
Henry C. Ilulbert, of New York, and
Henry R. Feed, of Roston, were re
elected. Tho us al ipu'trterly dividend
of $2 per share, payable Nov. lf, was
declared. The linanciil statement for
the year ending July 31 is as follows:
Revenue $3. "M,n ;7 $11 ,oh:i,w
Dinturaments T UTI.r. n 7,isa.44f
Surplus o.-iir, vw,,44
Tho total number of ctrs owned or
controlled by the l'ullman company is
L5. being an increase of fifteen over
tho previous year. Tho tota' assets of
tlie company aro $f)2.01i.r0'.;. Jn spite
of World's Fair travel, tho total mini
ber of passengers carried for the vear
was but r),2.;:t, against Ö.;7.V:1'J tho
previous year. Tho total manu
factured product of tho company
amounted to 4.!Ls."V&.'ll, against .fl.'l,-11-1,703
tho previous .ear. Total em
ployes number J0.Ss. against H.
tho previous year. To'al wages paid
wcro $ ',0 n,.mS and $7,7."I,",U respec
tivelv. Tho Fu'lman Savings Rank
showed deposits July öl of .".V 5, .'1(5 1, a
decrease of S-'ö :,7 lo as compared with
the previous year.
Cattle Common to Prime.... fci 7. (ft fi
llof.s Shipping JnidoH 4 cC 5
Shf.i r-J-ir to Choice 'I u cC a
W heat No. 'l Ked 61 c
C O I o $
Oats No. 2 27'öu9
llTE No. 2 46 ie
P.uttfi: -Choice Creamery 2:
Knott I-'reHli 16 t
l'OTATOES Car-lots, per ln 65 ö
Cattle-Bhlpplmr 3 no r 6
Hons Choice Lijrht 4 ch c 6
Sheep-Common to Prime 2 no cfl 3
W heat No. 2 Ked 4 dü
Corn No. 2 White 62 tfl
OATB-No. 2 White 32 u$
Cattle 3 oo fit 6
Ilos.s 3 (U t 6
W ii eat-No. 2 lltd 4S ("
Corn No. 2 46 ci
Oats No. 2 2 i4
lUE-No. 2 U $
Cattle 3 6i t b
IIOCiH 4 o 6
Sheep 2 co tu 3
Wheat-No. 2 Ked 6a (
Corn-No. 2 Mixed 6Jf
Oaih -No. 2 Mixed : cfl
lllE No. 2. 61
Cattle 2 60 fit 4
Hook 4 00 6 6
Sheep 2 10 cS 3
Wheat No. 2 W'hlto...." 65 4
Corn No. 2 Yellow 60 (4
Oats-No. 2 White 0 (JJ
Wheat-No. 2 lied 61 c?
Corn No. 2 Yellow 60 t
Oath No. 2 White 31 c
Rte No. 2 48 &
Wheat-No. 1 White 68 (X
No. 2 licJ 6S tit
Corn-No. 2 Yellow 68 ö
Oats No. 2 Wnite a 5
Wheat No. 2 Spring Hfft
Co us No. 3 6:V
Oath-No. 2 White 31 c
1URLEY No. 2 63 (r
lUE-No. 1 t'i C
Pork -Mess 12 25 (tn
Cattle a 00 fib s
H00H 3 ro ( ft
Sheep 2 to ie 4
Wheat No. 2 lied 67 c
CornNo. 2 67 (fl
Oats White WeFtcni S3
P.UTter Creamery 21'vi'ii
Kaua Wester.- iO t
RAID OX TWO TOWNS.
COOK'S GANG OF OUTLAWS
j VERY INDUSTRIOUS.
New Norn-ay In llritish Columbia Steven
fon to Missouri.ins l!??tl A Idressrg tin
IJutrliers liiff Fire In an Ohio fMvainp
Cinrinnati S-or !.
A nrnlval of Crime.
Monday night's program in the er: a id
carnival of c. i:ne which is now hold
ing t!io boards in the Indian Territory
consisted of tho wholesalo ro')be:y of
several small towns in genuine des
1 oi-a-lo style by Mr. Iii 11 Cook, support
ed by a strong and despera: e comj any
of eight cr ten followers. Four
men rode into the town of Wato
va early in tho evening, making tlu-ir
a proach known by a promiiu:nis dis
I charge of firearm's. The bandits ter
rorized the inhabitants, and visited
every stoic in the village and ran the
merchants a war with Winchesters and
revolvers. They took from tho !t:res
all tho money they could lind and
every tiling else they wanted. The
Watova p stotV.eo was robbed of about
in ca-.h and s'.V in stamps. From
Watova the gang rode on to Tal a. te.i
miles away. wi:ero they repeated their
depredations. Every store in the pla. o
was visited and tho proprietors corn
1 e'iied at the point of revolvers and
Winchesters to t.i n over their cash.
The posteflice was also robbed of
j-taini s and a small amount of money.
It is bolh'vc i it was the bandit.' inten
tion to rob the Missouri Pacilic t as
senger train No. ÜM1 at Tala. While
t'eey were holilirg up the postoüico t ho
train pulled into the stati.n. Tho
trainmen wore notitie 1 of the pre-en-o
of the gang and the train was started
N EVVSNU GGETS,
Kx-P.ckmik'.j Mr.ucir.r?, of 'vueboo. is
rapidly ncaring his end.
Smith You.vc;, colored, wa; sen
tenced to hang at Louisville, Ky., fcr
assaulting a i'-year (dd jrirl.
Tin: Inspec'.or of Boilers at Pueldo,
Colo., has been arrested for issuing a
certificate on a boiler he novo. saw.
As&o iatk ,1ud ;k Collins, of Cen
ter County, I'a, has been he'd in
1,0'H) bail fcr enibo.zling chool
taxes. The reported shortage is over
Til A Mis attorapted to wreck a ( hi
cago and Alton train at Sag Bridge,
but bowlders placed on tho track to
derail the train were thrown olT by tho
J. F. Maiisii, Mayor of Kinsley,
Kan., was holdup by highwaymen and
probably fatally s-h t. CJov. Lowolling
has oTerod a reward of $.'1 JO fo: thj
arro?tand conviction of tho assailants.
Maktin A. Church, Suporintenlont
of tho l'ortchcster Electric Light and
Gas Company, was found dead in bad,
with his wife unconscious beside hirr.
at Bye, X. Y. They were overcome
by coal gas.
YcKOiiMY merchants who have
taken contracts for Covernmont tup
plies havo placed heavy orders at. New
York for canvas d; ck suitable for tent ;
and sails, and for leathorand manufac
Sensational charges were mado
again-st the Cincinnati p lice I y Bev.
Mr. Lockwood, who delivered an ad
dress leforo tho Kvangclical All ance
Oft the sub ect. "Is Paikhurst Needed
Thkidk, the Salt Lake saloonkeeper,
has bosn convicted of cutting his wife's
throat. He still maintains his inno
cence, claiming that tho murder was
committed by a member of tho indus
trial army which was camped near by
at tho timo.
Akkon, ( hi), is shrouded in a
thick cloud of smoke f om tho burning
Copley swamp, and it is impossible to
too more than fifty feet in any direc
tion The fno has been b .rning for
more than a month and has covcro I a
territory embracing ( 0 acres.
Thomas B. Bkf.d, of Maine, rt-jod on
a pine baard platform in front of tho
Kxchungo Building at tho Chicago
Steck Yards and spoke to stock
men and cattlo herders. Onc-thi-d of
his audience wcro men on horseback,
; bat men and ponies maint lined a rc
j srcctful silence and listened to tho
words or tho 1 ankee statesman
Vll'H I MlI'lSI DKNT Sl KVKN.SON was
accordod a hearty welconi) by tlio peo
ple ot Jopliti, Mo. lie aldie scd a
largo crowd from a platform erected at
tho intersection of two of tho prim ipal
streets, lie attributed ti e ills from
which tho country has been sulTering
to tho logi lation of the I eed Con
gress, declared that the Democratic
party has kent faith with the people,
ami predicted that prosperity will come
under tho adoption of tho now tarilT
Tin: Bev. Simon Saag.stalt, pioneer
minister of tho Lutheran Church in
Mimics da and a littlo band of eighty
Norwegians have gotten as far as Vic
toria, B. C, on their way to Bella
Coola, where they, with ab nit I', Oil 1 of
their countryiuo;i, purposo establish
ing a new Norway among tho British
Columbia mountains and fjo;ds eo liko
to thoso of their native land. Tim
Norwegians purpose engaging in mixed
farming an 1 development of tho deep
fo 1 fisheries. They are tho lirbt to
take advantage of tho British Colum
bia Government's new terms to set
tlers. Tv knty-two inmates of tho county
hospital at Colusa, Cal., were poisone I
with strychnino in coffee. A China
man is suspected.
Thk jury beforo whom .lohn V.
Flood was tried forcmbezloment from
the Donohue-Kolly bank at San Fran
A MOM attacked the .'ail at Hicks
ville. Chio, with tho intention of
lynching Charles O'Neil, a colored
man, but was repulsed by extra niur
shals who were hastiby sworn in for
Willis YV. Hyatt, an insano nan
in tho Muncio (Ind. ) jail, butted his
head against tho coll wall until his en
tiro sea p was torn off.
S K'lLTY la lies at Saginaw, Mich.,
havo decido 1 to employ no man set v
ants who will not surrender latch keva
' and in c m iso to bo "in ' by .0 p. in. ' J
MAY END CHRISTIAN SCIENCE.
A. Fatal Case la New Jrs?y lo Be Ilrocch
There will soon bo tried in IM verton
N. J., a case which promises to be ona
of the most important whi h bav
como leforo tho courts in many years.
It invol es points which, if tho pr.se
c. tion is successful will practically end
t! o practi e of tho doctrine known as
Chr frt an S ienco in tho I nited .tatos.
jt will at ka t bo a 1 ng t-tep in thai
directi n. localizing this tho Selen
ti t i are going to make a great fiht,
and o;) ost d to tho n iind o ually de
termined a o the doct'.T.-. J'ack of it
all is tho death b .- cc ns ht ption of a
vo ng woman named Sadie Bell, of
Sadio Legan to co.?gh about ten
m .) ;t lis ago. A ph s-ki.-.n was con
mlt d an t d'.-clareJ the girl to I o in
the ca dy etag s of consumption. Ho
thought it po-ib'o fur her to bo cured
provided the cliso-t attention wa
en to her mediealp.-. c ne of Sadie's
iriends, licating of her illr.c??, sent
Mrs. Bessie T. Clonn, a Christian
scienti-t. to her, anil after ono sitting
with the girl tho latter wa so in-
prcs-ed with a lelicf in the woman's
power that she t o'd her parents they
had better tell the physician r.ot to
call a .rain. This they did and Sadie
f und herself sold, in the hands of
Sadie's -rugh grew worse. Fut still
she ha 1 farth in Mrs. dlcnn and that
woman intitnatei th .t she sh.ould havo
s-me recompense, although sho had
cleclared that she never toi k money.
In ail was j:iven h r. Midie ad the
t ine g tiiig wor.-e. A f v.- weeks ago
Sadie died. Mrs. d!enn wa v.ut cm
jo cnt to give a ccrflicate of death,
and when tho local physician was ap-
ca'cel to he tefused, rs"it wa n ,t his
cao anl : o Sadie's death had to bo
repoit?d to the tori n r. In New .Ter-t-ey
ihere is a law whidi piovides that
a 1 crson wiio practices faith euro cr
under the jjuise of Christian sciencj
attempts t make cores by religious
means. comiRits a crime and must bo
punished by not lo s than thit ty days
in ,'ail nor less than 0 lir e. So when
the facts of tho ca o came to
the knowledge of the jurymen, they
were but a short time coming to tho
conclusion that Sadie Fell would havo
lived l-.nger had a roular physician
bean employed and having roof that
Mrs. GlonnVas a pract;c!n ? Christian
Scientist t-he was held in bail to await
tho action of tho grand jury.
When her caso comes up in court
the interest of m ny erssons through
rut the country wi i center in the littlo
New Jersey town, and i Mrs. Glenn is
convicted und pent to prison it will be
tho grea'est blow Christian Science
could receive Other States, too, may
take counsel from New Jersey and law
of a similar nature may go on tho
itatuto books all over tho United
IN THE POLITICAL SWIM.
Georjje Benny, .Ir., the Republican I. cart
er l.i Itrecklnrldjje'n DUtrlrt.
Of interest Is George Dor.ny, Jr., Re
publican candidate for Congress in tho
Aehlaud District of Kentucky, W. C.
old d i s trict. For
years Judge Denny
lias boon one of the
most prominent Re
publicans in tho
I State. Ho has earned
tho honor bestow!
upon him by his hard
work for his party.
Bis political career
was bogun b y his
I o'ection a s County
Judfo of Gn.rrura
r.rouoE pf.xny, .tu county in 1871. Tho
(r 1 r-! n rf inor 1 , A -
of tho Republican State Centra Cora
mitteo. As a delcgato from his dis.
trict ho attended tho conventions A
184 and 18S at Chicago. Judgo Denny
stumped tho State for tho Republican
ticke in JM-2.
.V oris B. Beardsky, recently no ri
nato l for Lieutenant'Govr rnor of CVi-
riectic t Vy tho DemDcratic htate Cor.
vcniion was ono or
tho leading andi
datos for (iovornor.
Mr. Beard -icy re
sides a lb i i.opcrt,
was a rcpro entativo
of that city in tho
C nnectici t ( er.oral
Aeso tibi-, and was
co j-picuo :s1v a- tivo
in mogressivo legis
lation. 1'iio - t o his
elcct'K n to iho Stat
I o ;i-laturo ho -erved
iir mauv on-.s 11 t tt t, . .
Judge of Fro a'o at Bridge ort. Ho
is Wi-lWc oo'ed in law, is pi a? icalanl
mctho ical, and a man of oouablc dis
position. ENVOY TO MADAGASCAR.
M. lo ,1Iyr tie Viler llo:ir rrame' Cl
tlmitmu to tlm Im':ukI.
No per r mgo has been more to tho
front since tlu attempt f tho Frenca
to establish a protectoralo over Mada
gascar than M. lo
My ro do Vilors,
Freneli envoy to tho
island. Bo has de
manded that tho en
tiro northea t coast,
including tho bast
harlxr, bo ceded to
France; that sho con
trol tho northern po-nins-ula,
cncessions of any
kind bo invalid un
less approved by hor.
LKiivitEDK viL-in txioit, t ran co Is
eh3 to dominate in tho
island rogar'le's of other people. Tho
(trairoi re'ations existing botwoea
France und Fngland wore caused bj
Fils action of tho Frcn h. M. loMyra
de Vilors is at present tho bearor of an
ultimatum to Madagascar.
J. M. Dkru, a woa'thy farmer, was
run over ard killed by a train at Vin
TilK Royal and Select Mastars at In
dianapolis olocted T. B. Lorg grand
master and T. R. Marshall to jut jr.
Is a rui.aAay at Columbus, Ind.,
James Seward was thrown againj-t a
barb-wiro fence ani fatally injured.
Mus. Maky Mykk., of Anderson,
Ind., was stricken with apoplexy whilo
driving in a bu gy, and foil to the road
Gkokok Dkatly was sentenced to
levon yoars anl eleven mont is anl
Leo 1'eatly to ix yca-s ard nino
months in tho penitentiary, as accos
lories to the murder of Mart Olno at
I V Ant