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THE WEEKLY INDEPENDENT.
CL W. METSKER, Pub. and Prop.
FIT240UTII, - - INDIANA,
Domestic and Foreign Items
of General Interest Told
COMPLETE NEWS SUMMARY.
Record of Happenln? of Mach or I.lttl
I luportuniK from All Parts of the Ciw
.lzel World Incident. Enterprise.
Accident. Verdicts. Crime nl Wr
Edwin Ionian-, the organist of St.
Margart t's. Westminster, Lugland, has
accepted tlit? position of organist at
Carnegie hall. Pitt.-burg.
The pi iure vi Wales presided at a
meeting i i ho goeiiiors of the Impe
rial institute Saturday. It was decided
to pieseiit tl.- institute to the nation.
The wedding of Senator Chauncey 31.
iKp.w, win arrived at Pi mouth Dec
I'tj on t-i- North G i n.un Ldoyd steamer
Kai.-T Willi Im ih r lj rosse, and Miss
.May I ü 1 in r has now Leeu lixed for
Dee. I's at Nice.
A dispatch t the Imdon Standard
from Home .-ays that the Italian for
eign ediie- has been informed that the
con. uil g iiei.il of the United States to
Cairo. Lgypt. John G. Lone, lias with
drawn his, charge that the Italians have
en.- ;! ag .1 slaw-trading in the italian
tolony vi Lritiea.
The British court circular announces
that tin journey of King IM ward and
Queen Alexandria to Sandrin.gham
(where they were to go to sp-'nd Christina.-
has he en postponed in conse
quence of a slight indisposition of
Que. !i Alexandra. It is understood her
majesty's indisposition is not serious.
Charles M. Muts, superintendent of
the tity park of Portland. Ore., was
th:ov.!! by runaway horses in front of
a sti.it ear. The ear ran ever him.
l-:i!Iiii-c hhn instantly.
J'o!ire:n:i:i George Hanlon of Louis
a ill--. Ivy., was found guilty of the
murd-:- of Police Corporal Fred Rieh-tt-rkessinu'
and his punishment was
fix i at life inipi isonment. Corporal
KieiiterkessiiuT was shot and killed the
night of April 1 on Policeman Hanlon's
beat. Kichterkessing had reported
Ilar.It.n for violating the police regü-.itir,n-.
(i. .! i;c Ya:u l bilt and brothers as
sured obligation c' ."'.i(.in in a Ta
in::;;!, l ank failure to save family name
T '.'." ';:!;(! and another badly
h i"; i;i ; r,Iii-ii.:i p.vo f-,.,r fr. ight.;
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atj- ! l..s :i..!ii '1 l..i the ;..'e:.u.'.-
i 'ii.'j or th- mark t.
Wiiiiam I i t!.i k. an Ainerivan. who
as priat" sc; t;i:y to Li Han
Chan.'. di s at P kinc.
!i: hiddinir farf-well to a ileh-ation
cf Filii'.o Coveinor Tal't s:;ys h.- will
Dun'- r. view of tnide reports an un
usually Lfavy holhlay hiisiness. buyers
! mala!::.- th" hettr Stades of Roods.
HI-:!; prices for grains are cheeking
exj'.oTts. Iron and steel producers are
unable to r,:eet tlie extraordinary de-
uiands. Car shortai; - still continues.
Wall i-'Ti'i market, I'ri.iay. breaks
away from influence of copper ami
maintain-; steady ton on fairly active
Andes wins feature evtnt at New
Urb ans, heat ins Henry Doi t by a head
in the handicap.
Saloonkeeper and bait rider held up
and imprisoned in he box by thieves
who then robbed the sa'oon.
Hypnotism as a cur' for ills given
sone -essfu! experimental trials ut
Dayton H. Milhr. secretar and
treasurer (,f the Crow's Nest Coal and
Coke company, was shot and killed hv
a n.friu ar. Toms CTek. Va. The ne
Sro m;iy 1. lynched.
J. II. ilhlver. seeretary of the Jew
ctt ar wirks at Newark. Ohio, wa.-s
lound .bad in bed with a bullet hoie
in his he:!d. It was evidently a case
liev. h.uiiei S. Pradley of Grand
Kapids, Mich., it is reported, will he
letted president of Iowa College at
(Irinneil. j,.v. Mr. Pradley is a
graduate of Oberlin and made a suc
cessful record as acting president of
Yankton S. I.) College.
The State Dank and eight other
buildings have been burned at Fran
cis. I. '!".. tlie loss heinK estimated at
$jO,0u0. Tiie fire also dest roved much
business property at Stennet. I. T.
Iifceipts f 'A öftrer weeks Cliicago en
cragement iTbnt Henry Irving we.-e
Nationatifßüfe Pank at New York
planning tfte'tfiibJ i.ow,u() structure
on site of jVA, custom house.
Defense cUjf'd its evidence in the
Sullivan at Chicago. Score of
prominent lawyers in rebuttal.
Young CVubett returned to Denver
and was given enthusiastic welcome.
Cincinnati authority says William
II. Taft, governor of Philippines, has
been off i Ml portfolio of secretary of
William Peering, head of the Ufer
ing Harvjr company, Chicago, re
tired from business.
German foreign office says new meat
inspection kfl is not yet in effect and
that the United States will be notified
at once when the date is decided upon.
Wireless messages to England at
the rate of TbPnt a word or less are
predicted tilMarconi at a banquet in
New found 'nods'
Archbishop Chapelle returned to New
Orleans from the Philippines. Given
residence by friends.
Syndicate of Illinois investors, in
cluding Congressman Cannon, bought
lO.Oi'O acred in Nebraska,
Kxtensive forgeries of railroad tick
ets discovered at Kansas City. All
western roads losers.
Wabash railroad let contract for $1,
000.000 bridge over Ohio river at Mingo
Admiral Peardslee, retired, com
mended Dewey for his stand in favor
Sieamer Discovery believed to have
been lost off the coast of Alaska.
Professor Novy of Ann Arbor Uni
versity experiments with new prepara
tion, "benzozone," which he declares
a success in curing all troubles of the
Use of carbonic acid for making soda
water in residence premises prohibited
by court at New York.
Woman died of starvation in New
York and her five children likely to
meet tho same fate.
Tobacco trust bought plant of Wil
son &; MiCallay at Middleton. O.
Entries for the Iluffulo bowling tour
nament received from thirty-four
cities, and thirteen more are expected
to send players.
A. (I. Spalding notified the clubs of
the National league he could not act
as president until the Freedman in
junction suit is disposed of.
Germany is to send an ultimatum to
Venezuela and hack it with a naval
force. President Hoosevelt consented
to the measure.
Argentine government asked help of
the Dritish Arbitration Commission in
settling the dispute with Chile.
Superior Court of Hesse divorced the
Grand Duke and Duchess of Hesse.
Prigands reported to have agreed to
release Miss Stone for $70,ooo.
Army aad navy men are deeply inter
ested in the action of the President in
censuring General Miles, dismissing
Historian Maclay and indorsing the
majority report in the Schley case, and
wonder if he will be able to "snuff
out" the bitter controversy.
Feeling growing among Dritish Lib
erals that Campbell-Hannerman should
bo asked to retire as leader of the
party in order that Lord Rosehery may
take his place.
War sphit high in Argentine. Eighty
thousand men in patriotic mood
marched through the streets of Ruenos
Ayres in demonstration against Chile.
Fcur thousand Federalists called
upon Governor Taft at Manila to bid
him farewell before his departure for
the United States.
Jackson and Diss De Dar found
guilty in London and sentenced to long
terms of imprisonment.
Arrest Of C. P. Chipp disclosed con
spiracy to rob the New York Con
troller's oh'ice. Loss may reach $100.
Reginald C. Vanderbilt at New York
came into possession of $7..G0,oii0 left
him by his father.
Gardie r knocked out Kid Carter in
the eighth round of their light at San
Francisco. Winner clearly showed his
One hundred girls in a wild panic
from lire in tie- Raroness de Hirsch
Home in New York. AH rescued by
the lirenn n.
Youth years old kills three ne
groes in re.-i-ting attack of drunkeu
bla. k miners.
Freedom of worship. William K.
Curtis wiifes. is one of the guaranties
in the constitution of Servia. although
the state religion is the Greek ortho
Work of preparing the St. Louis site
for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition
begun at Forest Park in the presence
of state and fair officials.
Mandamus suit begun at Springfield,
111., to compel state equalizers to in
crease assessment of railway real es
tate in Chicago.
Four boilers in the Rlack Diamond
steel works at Pittsburg. Pa., explod
ed, killing Jive men and injuring a
School teacher of Perth. Ind., myste
riously disappeared after drawing his
pay. and it is feared he was killed.
Condition of ex-Secretary Alger con
sidered serious. An operation may be
Representatives of thirty box and
paper board manufacturing companies
met at Buffalo and formed the Unit
ed Rox Roard and Paper company with
Secretary Gage, according to a well
known financier, will retire from the
President's cabinet within a month
and return to the banking business.
Secretary will neither affirm nor deny
Dr. John Duncan Quaekenbos, pro
fessor of psychology at Columbia uni
versity, hypnotized an actress who
suffered from stage fright and enabled
Ii r to make a successful first appear
ance. Italian Falliment considered sub
ject of lynching Italians in the United
States. Foreign Minister said Ameri
can government had admitted its ina
bility to prevent such outrages.
Marvin Hughitt given $:,o,000 Christ
mas present by Northwestern di
rectors. Charles P. Chipp, an employe in the
New York comptroller's ollice, robbed
undetected for twenty years. Relieved
to have stolen large amount. Lived a
Secretary Gage the guest of honor
at banquet of New York State Rank
ers' association in New York.
Ex-Secretary Alger seriously ill at
Progress of the South African cam
paign now causing more satisfaction
in England. Marked recrudescence of
public opinion in support of General
Eight lives were lost by the wreck
ing of the steamer Kanawha Reil near
Charleston, W. Va.
Wife of Richard Woodville, a Lon
don artist, granted divorce by a Ne
Lone robber held up a bank at
Springdale, Ark., and secured $7,000.
Emperor William in Hpeech on occa
sion of completion of Alley of Victory
declared Germany should be the
world's model in art.
Attorney General Harlan of Porto
Rico ordered newspaper returned to
its owner which a judg suppressed.
Says the Majority Report
Should Be Set Aside
HE SETS UP MANY POINTS.
The Exceptions Keatl Almost Like an
Arraignment of the Officer Iray
Tlmt Approval of Opinion of Majority
Washington, D. C, dispatch: Rear
Admiral Schley's exception to the find
ings of the court of inquiry were sub
mitted to Secretary of the Navy Long
late in the afternoon.
The exceptions read almost like an
arraignment of the ollkers who made
up the majority report.
In addition to the protest against
the majority finding permission was
asked to reply oraliy to the objections
of Sampson to the Dewey finding.
The Sampson objections were to have
been filed simultaneously with those of
Schley, but it was learned that they
would not be put in until late.
Long ItrervPH Statement.
Secrtary Leng almost immediately
after the receipt of the communication
called Judge Advocate Lemly and the
solicitor of the department, Mr. Hanna.
into conference. At its conclusion the
Secretary said that he had no state
ment to make regarding any action
that he might take in the premises.
He, however, indicated to Mr. Teague
through the Judge Advocate, that he
would not hear an oral argument by
Mr. Rayner regarding Rear Admiral
Sampson's piotest. but that he would
receive a written statement.
The Kzccpfioas in 1'itrU
The bill of exceptions in part is as
"1. The majority of the court have
given their opinion that Commodore
Schley should have proceeded with the
Utmost dispatch off Cienfuegos when
there was no specification covering this
subject, and when the applicant did
not have sullicient opportunity to bring
In proper and convincing evidence in
reference thereto and when the only
evidence taken by the court on this
subject was directly contraiy to the
"2. The majority of the court have
held that the applicant should have
endeavored to open communication
with the insurgents at the place desig
nated in the memorandum by Com
mander McCalla. delivered to him on
the morning of the 2Md of May. 1S9S.
when, in fact, there was no place men
tioned in said memorandum as being
a place at which a camp of insurgents
"3. The majority of the court have
arrived at the opinion stated in tho
foregoing paragraph without regard to
the fact, which was pioven by an over
whelming wc ight of testimony, that the
saiii McCalla memorandum was sent to
Commodore Schley only for use in
connection with the information it con
tained relative to certain batteries at.
or being constructed in tlie vicinity of,
the entiance to the harbor of Cienfue
gos. as is attested by the order No.
dated May P. IS'as. and sent to Com
modore Schley by Admiral Samp.-on.
"4. The majority of the court in
the (pinion rendeied hold that Com
modore Schley should have maintained
a close blackade of Cienfuegos, when
vi i mL,,I(1
NEW POSTMASTER-GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES, WHO WILL
TAKE CHARGE IN JANUARY.
;irl Puts Kobher to Flight.
Youngstown, Ohio, dispatch: A
stranger entered the office of Justice
Webb in the morning, and, finding his
clerk. Miss Clementine Hamilton,
alone, demanded that she open the
safe, which contained $2,000. Upon her
refusal he attempted to strangle her,
saying: "If you don't open the safe
I'll kill you." Miss Hamilton succeed
ed in breaking away and securing a re
volver. She fired at tlie fellow. He
ran out of the house and escaped. It
is not thought he was wounded.
News from Arctic Kiplorer.
St. Petersburg dispatch: Karon Toll,
! the Arctic explorer, telegraphing via
Yakootsk. East Siberia, says bis win
ter quarters have been established in
the neighborhood of the Lena Delta,
and that an observation station has
been opened at Kotclnitch Island. Dur
ing the summer the expedition reached
a latitude of 77 degrees 32 minutes In
tho new Siberian islands. Karon Toll
intended to spend last winter on
Talmyu peninsula, and, if possible, to
circumnavigate the Siberian islands
during the summer.
by orerwtielming testimony it rrcs
proven that a close and effective block
ade of that port was maintained, the
Judge Advocate having substantially
abandoned any charge cf the contrary.
Frayer of Applicant.
Thus the bill goes on at great length,
being numbered under thirty-one heads
in all, and closing as follows:
"Wherefore, the said applicant most
respectfully prays that approval of the
opinion of the majority of said court of
inquiry be withheld, and that said
opinion be disapproved and that he
may be afforded the opportunity to
have the testimony of record of himself
and his witnesses properly considered
and passed upon, and that the proceed
ings be remitted to the court for that
purpose, and that he be given such
other and further relief as he is en
titled to in the premises.
"W. S. SCHLEY.
"Rear Admiral, U. S. N. (Retired).
''Counsel for the Applicant."
THREE NEGROES SHOT DEAD.
Killed by a Young Kcntacki.in in R
Saloon at Ititvy, AV. Ya.
Welch, W. Va., dispatch: Wayne De
mon, IS years old. shot three negroes
to death in a saloon in the mining
town of Davy, this county. In the
evening. It was pay day at the Davy
mines and the negroes had begun their
holiday celebration. When about a
dozen of the black men entered Eu
gene Dye's saloon on the leading street,
revolvers in hand, and demanded that
all the white men retire the trouble
began. The haltender stepped into
an adjoining room for his pistol and
all the other white men save Demon
made a run to get away. Demon pulled
his revolver and in a twinkling had
shot three of the negroes and the
others were falling over themselves
to get away. In the excitement De
mon, whose home is in Catlettsburg,
Ky.. left the saloon by a rear door and
tip to a late hour at night had not
been captured. In fact, but very little
effort is being made to apprehend him.
He is an assistant bookkeeper for
Cole, Crane & Co. of Cincinnati, who
are engaged extensively in timbering
in this county.
FOR GIANT BANKING TRUST.
Secretary Oage Propones Imnieuse
I'o.ilition of Interests.
New York dispatch: Secretary Gage
of the Treasury Department proposed
to the bunkers of the City of New
York a giant banking trust a coali
tion of all individual members a fed
eration of financial institutions, so to
speak the greatest trust of all.
Ho did not go into details and
warned them in advance that he be
lieved in evolution rather than revolu
tion, in banking as well as all other
business and political functions. He
added that the iaw of nature provided
better advantages to aggregated wealth
by faithful service than bv theft.
Will Test r.ort Ice Law.
Madison, Wis., dispatch: The ice law
of Wisconsin, which provides for a tax
of ten cents a ton on all ice shipped
out of the state, will be tested at once.
Counsel for Klippers have informed
Governor Ii Follette and Attorney
General Ricks that they were piepared
to make a test case and have it car
ried to the supreme court for the Jan
uary term. With this end in view a
car load of ice will bo shipped from
Racine county next week, the arrest of
the shipper to follow. Approximately
1,000,000 tons of ice are shipped out of
the state annually. .
Companies of Cycle Trust Formed.
American Ricycle Company Inter
ests have incorporated two companies
in New Jersey, one the American Ri
cycle Manufacturing Company, with
$S,000,00) capital, the other the Inter
national Motor Car Company, with
$2.000.000 capital. George Pope was
elected pn-vddent of the motor com
pany and J. E. Rromley president of
the bicycle company. The American
Ricycle Company becomes a security
holding concern similar to the Unit
ed States Steel Corporation.
Order spelling American.
The authorities at Reyrout, Syria,
have notified naturalized American cit
izens that they must renounce their
naturalization within fifteen days,
otherwise they will be expelled from
Turkey. Spencer Eddy, first secretary
of the legation at Constantinople, has
made an energetic protest In the mat
ter. Ho has written the Turkish au
thorities, demanding the withdrawal of
the measure. The incident may be
come serious, owing to the absence oJ
a naturalization treaty.
Forty-Five Perish in a Great
Fire in a Mexican
MARKET BUILDING BURNS.
The Refrigerators Are Stocked with
Vast Amount of Provisions An Attempt
to Save Meats Proves the Direct Caue
Reports of a frightful catastrophe in
the city of Zacatecas, capital of the
state of Zacatecas, Mexico, reached
San Antonio. Tex.. Sunday. During a
lire in tho principal market of the town
forty-five m-n lost their lives. The
market contained a vast amount of
meat for local consumption, including
the various vit.mls for the Christmas
and New Year holidays. It was dur
ing the attempt to save these provi
sions that th firemen ami the citizens
who volunteered thir services fell vic
tims to the iiaip.es. The conilagration
will cause serious iiicoiiveiiM-nce to the
people of Zacatecas and of the country
for miles around, who dp.-nded on Uiis
market for thur holiday provisions.
The lower put of the structure con
tained a large number of cellars and
lefrigerating apartments. These were
tilled with the stock of a combine of
merchants. The lire broke out in these
cellars and when discovered had made
considerable headway. In order to save
as much of the meat stored in the cel
lars as possibb- a large forc of men
were ordered by the authorities into
the burning structure. Whib this force
was working the llames burned their
way to the lop of the market com
pletely enveloping it. Th- fire depart
ment was unable to check the progress
of the fire and after burning several
hours the building collapsed, the
crumbling walls burying the tue fight
ers under the ruins. La tot advices
state that fifteen dead bodies had been
taken from the ruins. There i no hope
that any of the bodies under tlu ruins
are alive. How th tire originated is
Scalding Steam Sweep Car Perry.
While entering Ltulington (Mich.)
harbor Sunday at midnight in a heavy
southerly gale, the Ivre .Marquette car
ferry, No. H.. struck a bar. disabling
her machinery and breaking the main
feed steam pipe. (J real volumes of
steam instantly escaped. Mike Taft,
a coal passer, whose home was in Chi
cago, was scalded to death, and two
other coal passers, whose names are
unknown, were also terribly scalded.
They now Ii in the -Marine hospital
hov ring between life ami death. Many
others who wer' in the hold of the :;r
ferry reeiv:d bad burns fiom the
st -am and suffered givat hardships
during th1 nine hours whi-li followed
before th-y were r'scu'd. From the
time of the a-videut until morning
there was neither liht nor heat en
the boat. The wind was bitterly cold.
(Ir :it seas roll d across tlu ti-i k. and
ice formed wlieieer the wat-r teil.
Ptir PerUh on a Parin.
At Summerviil-. .It ife' sou c ounty,
l'a., the iituue of John Ashuauuh. a
fanner, was destroyed by lire and four
persons were burned to death. One
was fatally binned, while four others
were seriously injured. The dead are:
William Ashbaugh. '22 yars old: May
bel Ashbaugh. a Ri-ycar-old daughter;
Harry Ashbaugh. a lu-year-old sou:
Jam's Ashbaugh, a D-year-ohl son. The
injured are: Herman Ashbaugh. S
years old; fatally burned; Mrs. Ash
baugh, seriously injured; John Ash
baugh. the husband and father; se
riously burned ami suuering from ex
posure. Two young children, painfully
burned. The lire happened at an early
hoar in the morning and was caused
by an overheated stove.
Kuril in a Sweat Shop.
Isaac (Jill, a tailor, 52 years old, and
an unidentified man lost their lives at
a fire which destroyed a four-story
sweat-shop building in Clinton street,
New York, Sunday night. Four peo
ple were injured, none of them fatally.
About forty men and women were at
work in the building. The lire started
in the basement and gained such head
way that escape was cut off. The peo
ple jumped from the windows to save
themsel-es. Many were slightly in
jured. The loss is figured at 10.000.
Whisky Poisons a Child.
While his mother was preparing din
ner at Pittsburg two-year-old John
Uyrne found a bottle of whiskey, in
some manner pulled the cork from the
bottle and drank the contents. Short
ly afterward the mother found her
child in an unconscious condition on
the floor. The empty whisky bottle
by its side ti Id the tale and the moth
er sent for a physician. The child
died after two hours of intense suf
fering. Taft for Secretary of Stale.
Wichita, Kas., dispatch: Word has
been received here from a reliable
source in Cincinnati that Governor
William H. Taft of the Philippines has
been tendered the portfolio of Secre
tary of State by President Roosevelt,
and that the real reason for the re
turn of the governor to this country is
to confer with the President upon the
subject. President Roosevelt has on a
number of occasions expressed his high
regards for Governor Taft and the able
manner In which he has disposed of
the intricate Philippine problems.
Alger in a Critical Statt.
Detroit, Mich., dispatch: General
Russel A. Alger, who has been con
fined to his home for some days with
a return of his old trouble, gall stones,
was reported critically ill to-day. A
consultation of three of the city's lead
ing' physicians was held on his ease
this morning. They have not thus far
succeeded in their efforts to dissolve
the gall stones. It was practically con
ceded that if the general is not better
by to-morrow an operation of some
sort to relieve his sufferings would be
TROUBLE IN PERSIAN GULF.
Sheik of Koweyt Itefusg to Allow Sul
tan's Mission to Land.
Bombay dispatch: It is feared hero
that fresh trouble is brewing on the
Persian gulf. Mabarouk. the Sheik of
Kowat. the proposed terminus of the
Ragdad. railroad, has recently refused
to allow a special commission, sent by
Sultan from Constantinople, to land,
and declined to accede to the Saltan's
desire that he visit the Yildiz palace
at Constantinople and make obeisance
to his suzerain. Mabarouk has also
threatened a revival of the troubles
with Ibu Rashid. the Emir of Nejd.
who. at the instigation of the Turks,
has collected a fresh army. Mabarouk
has again appealed for British pro
tection. At Koweyt are the British
third-class cruiser I'omone and gun
boat Redbreast. The Russian American-built
ruiser Yariag has arrived in
the Persian gulf. Her powerful search
lights and heavy guns have greatly
impressed the natives. The Variag's
commander is paying marked atten
tions to the Sultan of Muscat, and
Russian doctors are investigating the
healthfulnes.s of Ormuz Kishi. opposite
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Spring W'h'-at-No. ! p.ort !,. ;m. 7ÖU'i7-.c:
No. 1 im. i ilj.-i ii, .'-. '! ..".; N". Z -;-r:iiK.
Corn N'm. 4, f.l'iiMc: N'n. 4 'jv.'-.c: No.
3 yellow. '."'-(; No. vvbi;. . ..' i .i :
i).a No grade. ;,"C-c. No. -3. 4r. ;i7:lc;
No. 4 white, 4."i'..'.f )S' ; No. whit'-. -.7','
JV: No. r, l'o;.;i,,-; No 2 wJdU-. i' - l
Hay Choice titnothv quotable at $V-t
0..V,; heavy paekie,
'au! Met -ves. .:!.: '''-7. tows nni
heil I S. it t i.'.C; Texas t ers. .'"i
4.7"; stockers and f- tier-'. NU ; 'S.
Sheep-- Native sln p. i2.'" i i : w st-
i II!-. ?l'.7."i'' i.l: laliv la in i -s, i'..."."; !.".. ;
westerns, .""( "..7".
Putter Kxtr.i er ana ii' s, ;.
firsts. 'J'i'J.i-: tiairi- s ..;. vsi, in; Jnis.
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Senator Sew ell Is Itettcr.
dnted States Senator William J.
Sewoll. who is lying s'-rio lsly ill
his itsiiU nee in Camd. n, N. J., v." a 5
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considerably improved s.u ".:.'.;.
is cheerful and car: ;, d 0:1 a .o::v. na
tion during the ve::i;i' wit:: the dv
tors. The physicians ::e:t;i:n r.o ap
prehension at this time K, - seriou
change in his condition.
Itunkcr H Id to C.r in.l .Jury.
Rirmingham. Ala., dispatch : The pre
liminary trial of George Y". Morgan,
president of tlie defunct Conti:. :ital
Security Company, charged with tho
embezzlement of -..eeo and a check
for the same amount, was hi ought to
a sudden termination late in the af
ternoon by Justice Benners. who re
fused to hear any further testimony
and held the defendant to wait action
by the grand jury. Bond was fixed
Petroleum Pound in I'jrypt.
Operators employed by the petroleum
syndicate, after working two years at
Gebel Geit, near Suez, FJgypt, have
encountered petroleum, said to be at
a depth of 2.11ä feet. A terrific How
of gas ensued. This was followed by
an explosion, which wrecked the bor
ing plant and blocked the well. This
points to the existence of an extraor
dinary quantity of petroleum. The
discovery is considered most im
portant. Kcporls Delarcy in Despair.
The war office at London has come
into possession of a cipher telegram
purporting to have been sent by the
Roer commandant, k Drdarey. stating
that he could not hold out longer than
January. According to the correspon
dent of the Times at Pretoria. Delarey
is believed to be forty miles northwest
of Klerksdorp, with about 400 men. The
war office is taking a more hopeful
view of the war than it has taken at
any previous time.
St. I.ouls Pair Uroiintl Itroken.
St. Louis dispatch: Tin Govern
ors of the Ijouisiana purchase states
Minnesota. Nebraska. Arkansas and
Missouri several members of Con
gress, and the World's Fair national
commissioners. and other invited
guests, among them General John C.
Rates, commanding tho Department of
the Missouri, and Colonel John I). (J.
Oglesby, representing Governor Yates
of Illinois, were present and partici
pated in the ceremonies attending the
breaking of ground on the site of the
World's Fair in Forest Park.
Would Pujol 11 Mino Workers.
The St. Bernard Coal Company, re
cently Incorporated in Delaware, filed
a petition in the Federal court at
Louisville, Ky., for an injunction
against President James 1). Woods
and others of the United Mine Work
ers of America, to prevent them mo
lesting the plaintiff's property or em
ployes. The St. Bernard Company
was incorporated outside of Kentucky
so that it could ask for Federal pro
tection. Judge Evans granted a tem
if . V" '
s. s r-
j The Record in Brief of Legis
I lative Work in Senate
! and House.
SEVERAL BILLS INTRODUCED.
i Senator Maou of Illinois Is ;ien th
! Chairmanship of the Ccnnmitlee on
' rot offices Secretary iae Propose
! Severe law Against Counterfeiters.
! Thursday. December 1 i-
! Five subsidy bill to be pushed in the
I Senate by its author, and it will prob
j ably pass the upp r house .inly to
j meet with disaster in the House of
i Repres ntativ s.
I General Chaffee, in commenting on.
courtmartial cases in the l'hilippines,
: said that presumably all of tin? Fili
' pinos are traitors ami full of dissimu-
Appraiser Wakeman of New York,
; in letter to th' I resident, refused to
resign, ami scored SV.-err tary Gage's
' administration of the customs depart-
Germany and the United Sta'cs
. reached uipb-rstar.'üüg on Low far for-
mer may go in Venezuelan affair with-
! out encroaching n the Monro. doc
. Iill introduced ia Congress to make
i Schley. Sampson and Ciark vic ad
Canal bill will be tal.cn up in the
Ilous-e on Jan. 7.
I rid.ty, l'cenihM- '.
I Judge Advocate I.eiiily. for the ma
jority of the Schl-y court f inquiry,
has tiled with Secretary Long a pro
test against reojv-ning the .. At
torneys for A'I:airal Sampson fib'1 a
protest a-Min.-t Admiral I'm we y'.-; mi
President ILeo-.- v It -ummnri'.y re
move, l Wilbur F. W;k man. Appraiser
of th- Port of New York. 1. ;n- of
his attack on the Scrr-! :iry of the
Treasury in a b-tt'-r declining to re
sign. Chairman Fnss of the ilo Naval
committee denied thai Sp.-ak-r Hen
derson tri-d to in!' a- T.ce him in the
Th' re will be no Chrtmas me at
the Whit- Ho i;. b-;t th. i 'i-tcm
of hanging up s !.:;."- " ii; ' - ob-
W. M ::: :;.- C:ar.--. Gnv. rh-n- r: Ma?-
c 3 1-Gar-
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Bar. r :v'. I .-. -i; t - ui'.t
again-: l1".: :.-: -. a'. I in :; t-
m-.T.ts in th- :::'::: :: in the Ohl
Baia-y. Tlu- ;u ,.:v st:.T.h.- i .l.uk-o::
to fifteen years a: p -nul s-rviraie
and the wo::: an To m-v. n years at
penal servitude. The jury was ml
three minutes in reaching a wivkt
Try to Capture De Wet.
The South African dispatches t
London report small skirmishes and an
unusual attempt to surreuini Geo. ra!
De Wet. who is stated to have mui
and two guns. The Boer casualties are
placed at 27. The war 0ÜU0 issues a
mail dispatch from General Kitch-nei
detailing further instances of alleged
murders of natives by Roers. In most
of the cases the only testimony against
the Boer is furnished bv natives.
Analysis Shows N' Poison.
Jeffersonville, Ind.. dispatch: In the
trial of Newell C. Rathhun, charged
with causing the death of Charles
Goodman at the Falls City hotel in
this city, Dr. L. B. Kestenhin; of
Louisville, who made the chemical
analysis of Goodn an's stomach, testi
fied that ho found no poison. Ho stat
ed, however, that lie 1 lieved Good
man's death had b-n caused by either
prussic acid or chloroform.
"iet-Itit'h-Ouick Muri In.lhte.l
New York dispatch: The grand jury
brought in an indictment against
Colon! Robert A. Amnion. legal tie
fender if Charles F. Miller of ".'.L'U per
cent Franklin Syndicate" notoriety.
Amnion's indictment is basd on a
charge that the lawyer roeiivetl stolen
goods from Miller wlwn he accepted
from him $14o.U00 of the receipts ol
Sulllran Tonn! Guilty.
AlcxamU'r Sullivan was d' hired at
Chicago Sunday to bo guilty of con
spiring with others t remove frnier
Bailiff James J. Lynch, indicted jury
briber, from the reach of justice. The
jury in Judge Smith's court fixeil his
punishment at a fine of $2.V, tho
maximum tine provided by the statute.
The verdit carries no penitentiary
sentence. Immediately upon the read
ing of the jury's finding Mr. Sullivan's
attorneys moved for a new trial, and in
the event that this is ilenied they will
appeal the case to the Appellate Court.
lyterjr of Two Death Cn solved.
The mystery surrounding the death
of John F. Bull and wife, reported at
Parsons, Kan., Is still unsolved. The
most probable theory is that their
death was due to the accidental es
cape of natural gas, and the coroner's
Jury returned a verdict accordingly,
but there are many circumstances that
do not sustain such a verdict. Colonel
Bull was in the Twelfth Ohio during
the war and was a prominent member
of G. A. R. post No. 81. He was on
the pension rolls on account of heart