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MAYSYILLE, KY., MONDAY MARCH 15, 1897.
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PILLAGING IN CRETE.
Lawlessness In the Cities of
Garjoa, CancMaanc! Retjmp.
INSURGENTS ATTACK SPINALQNNA
The Landing of European Troops Is Hour
ly Expected Foreign Admirals Ask For
More Troops Preparing to rrooloiin
Autonomy For Creto -Greece Hastening
lier War Preparations.
Canea, Marph 15. Pillaging began
yesterday at Candia, Rctirao and at this
place and has continued over since. The
bishop of Nico romains here, though
alone, in the hope of being able to save
the Metropolitan church from pillage.
The landing of European troops is ex
pected 'immediately. The insurgents
maintain' a'ccaseless cannonade, at Spin
alonna. ' '"
The foreign admirals have not yet
been informed as to the decision of the
powers' on their proposals of a week ago.
Yesterday they telegraphed their re
spective governments asking that de
tachments of Bailors, equal m number
to those already landed at Canea, Rcti
mo, Candia and Sitia, be sent immedi
ately to .relieve the present force, whose
worlc is most harassing, comprising as it
does", the double function of police and
The admiral's have been instructed to
confer -with the coiisulates'ns to the best
means of proclaiming the fact that Tur
key has granted Crete complete auton
omy. The hope is entertained that such
a measure will help to pacify the' island.
Great Britain has instructed Colonel
Ohermsido and Major Bor to remain at
A Russian cruiser brings news that
the insurgents bombarded Kisamo yes
terday. The town was set on fire in
feeV6rl places. ' - '
Forbigu men'of-war have gone to
Spiualonna, where insurgents and
Greek volunteers, with three guns, aro
making an attack under Chief Coracad.
They hiea'-pf-war-will stop ft farther
AN ENGLISH) fEELIG.
London Residents Express Sympathy For
the Qrct.iln. '
London, March f5. Between 30,000
anc", 40,000 people crowded the ap
proaches of Trafalgar square yesterday
afternoon to express sympathy vith
Greece and Cro'te'and, accdrduig to the
pos(0S announcing the meeting, to I'aq
sislt ' diplomatists to make up their
The gathering was made up of a less
respectably drefesciy class, ' jhan the "gre&f
Hyde park mee'tipg of a week ago. "The
vJiUo of the blubs aha hotels facing
on the squaro and the appr6aches"tO It
Were filled with spetitatortf' 'The Greek
colors were worn by a'niajority of those
pte's'eht and many Greek rla'gb'were ois'
playsd. 'The'-pifoc'eaaigs ;began 'at'S
o'clock, the speaker including-Roy. Dri
John ' Clifford, 'the well known ' Frio
ohurch ttiinister;, anjj the fpllowin'g'
members of the house of contraoiis1;
Michael Davitt, E. Hl'Pipkergill, F. A.
Oh&n'rting, S J.G. Morton' ahd Have
lockWilson. The bands, and banners, with tho
speakers, occupied six platforms. Tho
resolutions were similar1 in protest 'to
those adopted at tho Hydo park meeting
and ri general ternis stated, that tho
Greek reply to tho identical notes of tho
powers offered a satisfactory basis 6f
settlement. Tho meeting appointed its
chairman and the various speakers as, a
deputation to present tho resolutions tb
The addition of tho resolutions was
greeted ' with loud cheering mingled
with hootings for Lord1 Salisbury, who,
the program of the meeting declared,
was still determined upon war m spito
of tho wish of tho good p'coplo of Great
Britain. ' ' r' '
CRETAN PORTS JO. BE BLOCKADEp.
The Final Agreement Reached by the lor
Roue, March 15. It is officially an
nounced hero that tho result of tie
pour parlirs of the powers is a definite
agreement; not to rcpiy to tno uroeK
note, but to issue orders to tho foreign
admirals to establish an immediate
blockade of Cretan ports, which will
probably bo in full Opeitition within the
next 121 hours.
This agreement is somewhat in tho
nafuro of a concession to Russia and
France. Russia, during the middle p!
last week, proposed, with Franco sec
onding tlio propbsal, auothor joint nolo
to Greece, insisting on tho withdrawal
of tho troops, instead of an immediate
resort by the powers to force. Hussite
action was inspired, it is officially stated,'
by a certain sympathy for Greece, but
bo many objections woro raised by each
power in turn to this suggestion that
tho other course has finally beon agreed
It is thought that tho simplest way to
carry out the threat made in tho iden
tical note will bo tho blockading of tho
Cretan ports and tho landing of forces
sufficient to ifisuro tho maintenance of
order, leaving futuro action as to tho
fato of Crete to later negotiations. This
tvas tho viow of Russia at tho outset.
ACTIVITY AT ATHENS.
War Preparations Being Kept Vp and a
Athens, March 15. Everything re
mains in statu qno,pendlng tho.aotion
of tho powers. But tho minister of War'
is hastening in every possible way tho
military preparations, precisoly as if war
were already declared,,
GtHty t0ie:j?ln$3, is caused ly tho
straihed situation on tho frontier. Graver
advices aro being roceived frdm Larissa.
A dispatch states that 18.QQ0 troops have,
been concentrated, hear; jSlassdna.
Among tho Greek' troops on the fron
tier there is an increasing desiro to try
conclusions M'ith tho Turks. A declara
tion of war is awaited with impatience
in military circles' at Larissa.
The Forte's Intentions.
Constantinople, March ' 15. The
Porte continues to adopt-an acquiescent
lone in answer to the' roqnest of the
powers. Replying to the collectiye note
cf the ambo sadors of tho 6th instant,'
the Porto announces in writing its in
tention to" concentrate tho Ottoman
troops in Creto in the fortified towns, a?
spon as tho Greek troops havo evacu
ated the island-. ' The Porte has also sent
an identical rcquest.tp the envoys of tho
powers, begging ihem "to expedite the
solution of tho crisis.
'I" MM '
London, March lp The Daily Chron
icle announces that a formal ultimatum
has befhi deliverect to Gre'ce announc
ing that the blockade of Creto and of
certain Greek ports, not yet named, will
begin1 on "Vyedncsday. Some of thVs
powers have deci'ded that unless Greek
yields or if she declares war on Turkey;
measures still more severe will bo em
ployed, even to tho point of utterly de
stroying Greece as" a nation. '
A Foliccman Shot and n Dozen Persons
More or Less Hurt.
Birmingham, Ala., March 15. Two
tragic 'deaths, a policeman shot and a
small riot in which a dozen persons wero
movp or less hurt', constitute the net re
sults of what occurred insldo of 30 min
utes on the South 'Side yesterday. A
burglary was committed by Will Hunt
er, n notoriqns negro. Policeman Wil
liam Perdue was detailed on the caso
and yesterday afternoon lid found
Hunter and arrested him. Hunter drew
his pistol and fired, striking Perdue in
tho 'jaw, inflicting dangerous wounds.
The negro made a break for liberty, the
officer pursuing and firing as ho ran.
After firing three shots tho officer Ml
from exhaustion ; his lhst shot woundell
Hunte? family in thfc back.
It developed afterward that one of
Pcrdue's shots killed' Myrtle1 Bolajid. li
5-year-old girl, whp ;iis playin'ni ajl
alley two blocks away. ""
' When the polico finally took Hunter
in charge a mob of negroes followed,
uirovtemng'tb resctie the bounded pris
oner. A'n'utnbcr of white hieii' s6on ap
peared bri th'o scend and a general free
njjht ' ensued between ' ntgrdes v and
wjiites, 'ih'' which fully" a d6zen persbri'
wefe'inoro or less httrt and several 'ue
gr'des'bhdly beaten. ' ''' '
JENNIE DOTY BETTER.
Sho Is Now f?orry That She Ever
"' ' " nil' to lUli" Herself.
Indianapolis, March 15. lIiss Jen
nie Dofy of Middletown, O., who at
tempted suicide, is rapidly convalescing,
having fully regained lier senses, and
expressing herself pleased to thinlcthaf
her effort at self-destruction was ttnsiid
cessf pi. Yesf prday she had a long chat
with her befeothed, during which slie
was seen several times tp smile. Mr.
Oliver Cousins believes that her at
tempted ' snVcide was'ih'a fit of jealousy,
she being of an excitable nature and
subject' to peculiar spells.
When ho asked lier' what ho should
say to her people sho replied that sho
wiis not in her right min'd, and that sho
was glad sho had been prevented from
accomplishing her purpose. ' Mr. Cous
ins believes perhaps it may have been
jl'itlbusy of liimy although lie had given
ri( Bpecifio cause, yet it was propablo
sOineof his actK had been misconstrued.
He is deeply grieved over tho publicity
which has been giyen to tho affair, but
ho 'says that it is Ids duty to'seo the
thing'phrough, that no charge 6t neglect
mafall'tip'on his ph6ulders: ' s
Hodlsputes tho story" tlia't ho and Miss
Doty')iKd quarreled." In"' pointful fact
tid con'thtry wds th'o'cas'o, ho layB. "
rARE BEEfrSTEAK." '
It fjold For Forty-Elgit UoHars a Pound
Tacoma, March 15. Tho first beef
steak that ever reached Cirolo City,
Alaska, sold for $48 per pound a fow
weeks, ago: Tjiq s,teak consisted of "a 10
pburid picco of the Tlidi-p1 beof that was
slaughtered at Forty Milo Creek, and
was carried rrom that place to uircie
City, a distance of 250lniles, by Thomas
O'Brien. When p'Brien reached camp
tho miners turned but en masso to spe
the steak. It was placed on exhibition
and attracted much attention. '
Tho prices "were such as would havo
resulted in a minintr nua'rrol or blood
shed if it liad not beon decided to raffle
tho steak for tho bonefit of a hospital
which Bishop ftowo is trying to estab
lish for tho minors' at Circle City. At
first only $5 per pound was offered for a
slice of tho stoak, but tho bidding bo
camo brisker as tho meat was sliced, and
high as $35 p6r pound was Offered.
Finally in order to avoid complica
tions it Was decided to soil tickotsat
from 00 cents to $3.50 fgr tho privilege
of drawing for a slice. After $480 worth
of tickets had beon sold tho drawing bo
gin', afidyus ended peacefully.
Iuinpkn IMe Fatal.
PrrrsBinia, March 15. Bessio Shana
lian', qged 10, and her 4-year-o'ii sister
Merqella died yestorday evening at their
honio'in Abbots, Wilkensburg. ,:FlcV
enco, ag'6d 0, ahd Beatrice, aged 2, aro
dangerously ill. They aro tho children
of Thomas Shanahah, engineer at tho
deaf and dumb asylum in Edgewood.
It s thought they wero pplsou'ed ly eat
ing pnniqikfn pie.
Spanish Account of Several
DfSURG.pTS ALWAYS DEBATED.
The Number Slain Remrknb)y Small For
ours of pcrco Fightng Tho JngnBe
ment Ijvstcd Four Days Spanish Sol
diers Revolt lecnii80 They Iavo Not
IJcen Paid Other hiban War News.
Havana, March 15. General Jim
enez Pastellanos, owing to persistent;
rumors that tio insurgent goyernment
hail its headquarters at San Geronimo,
Puerto Frincipei 'depitled to take the
field on the 4tlj. proceeding by to Ye
guas road at tho head of a strong col
uinh of regulars, he began tb Onc'ounter
groups of insurgents ab a distance of
about a milo and a half from tho city of
Puerto Principe. On arriving at the
Los Clavelcs farm, a distance of about
five kilometers from thq city, ho en
gaged tho advance guard of tho insur
gents and a hot tight ensued. Tho in
surgents were dispersed, but tho troops,
owing to tho lack of water, Wero com
pelled to fall back to the farm of La
iJnion do Lames.
At daybreak of the 5th, tho march
was renewed in tho direction of the
Arnajuez ranch. ' From the commence
ment of the march there had liecn fre
quent firing upon the vanguard and
flanks of the column, and this was kept
up until it reached tho San Jose do
Caoba valley, where the insurgents held
a position in the edge of tho forest. Tho
front and the right flank of tho column
opened un extensive and hot nr and
after an hour's fighting tho insurgents
were 'dispersed by thb Taragoii'a bat
talion and other forces which used artil
lery. Tho insurgpnts retired in two wings
and 'were ' 'pursued until thoy1 disap
peared. This ended tho combat. '
The column continued the march to
Arangucz, tho insurgents retiring on its
arrival. " Finding tho water supply com
pletely eihatisted, G on oral Castcllaiios
pushed on to tho Yeguss river, camping
ori the banks'. '
During tho fight ho had several men
severely wpauded, and as it Vfas not
convenient to carry ' them, ho ordered
thb engineers to build' ti fort, 'where tho
wounded' wero left under an escdrt'of '40
meu. Qn the Gth, and on the morn
ing of the 7th tho forf was at
tacked by 'the insurgents, but energetic
ally d6f ended, wWh a 10s5s to tho'iiisur
ge'rits of three killed. '
During tho advance Qf the cojnmn
from xeguas 'riyer, it was fired on f re
qfuohtry; during the bth.'lrat continued
toSan-Gerbrihno, with constant firing
upon tho advance' guard and tho flanks
until Las, Largp, was reached. Hero the
insurgents wero in ambush, in tho woods
whlloi, considerable' arty was in tho
valley. ' Tho column dispersed them and
renewed tho march toward San Geroni
mo, where it finally went into camp, as
there was no wafer elsewhero. Within
two hours tho insurgents resolutely'at?
tacked tho position, falling upon tho ad
vance guard. But the latter being ro
inforced repujsed them, using tho artil
lery.' ' During tho day the camp was at
tacked by considerable insurgent forces,
vho, believing that a surpriso was pos
sible, fought resolutely and were only
repulsed with artillery.
General Castellanos believes these at
tacks were made by independent bodies
Of insurgents who retired after tho fight
During the night tho insurgents at
tacked the camp for tho fourth time but
On tho 7th, after reconnoitering for
a long distance the marshes surround
ing San Geronimo without meeting the
iusurgont3,"tho Spanish column retnrued
t& rJie Yeguas. It had a skirmish in tho
Caraiel woods, camping there during
tho night, tho advance guard was
' On tho 8th tho column marched to
Santa Cruz farm, after 'withdrawing tho
garrison that had been left at the fort.
Shortly af terward tho scouts wero fired
on and when the insurgents reached
Porcayo farm, thtf insui-gouts appeared
en the right flank, partly hidden by tho
woods. They opened a hot firo, but
wero repulsed after several hours hard
fighting. The march was then re
newed. When Santa Cruz farm was reached
tho insurgents opened fire on tho van
guard and tho right flank. They wpro
tmirtmuuuu uvmuu u ji.uuiui ujuuuuk.-
faient formed by a dried-up stream. Tho
Spanish' artillery and cavalry forces
wero used to 6eize tho Btronghold. and
tho flglit lasted moro than two hours.
The water supply at Santa Cruz being
exhausted, Goueral Castellanbs "was
compelled to leave for Las Clavelos,
from which point he passed on to Puerto
Principe, reaching tho city about noon.
He lost' one lieutenant killed,' three lien
tenants wounded, six regulars killed
and 20 wounded. It is estimated that
tho insurgents losses wero 47.
Sylvester Scovol, tho American war
correspondent, recently released from
prison at Saucti Spiritns, arrived hero
WEYLER HAS FRESH TROUBLES.
Spanish Soldiers Itovolt Ilecause They
iiave Not' liecn Fuld.
Key West, Maroli 15. Advices from
Havana report that ani' uprising ' of thb
volunteer at Sancti Spiritus lias already
began. Two hundred of tho volnnteors
paraded the streets there shontiiig for
monoy and denouncing the Havana gov
ernment in unmeasured terms. T)ioy
looted six or 6Qvpn stores bojouging to
Cubans and Spaniards alike, not ouly
taking provisions, but also clothing and
many other things. A small bank mam
aged by tho Cubans was broken into and
PDoat $15,000 taken. Where the Cubans
resisted they' 'wore murderously as
saulted. In four instances the propri
e.ors of stored wero shot down m cold
In tho outskirts of the town a number
of tho country people who had been
camping wero assaulted by the mob of
volunteers and six or, soven kiled.
Reports from Guanabacoa reports (hat
Major Fonsdoviella has again b'egah Ills
career bf bloodshed and mtirdei'. On
tho forbidden road, ono milo from the
outskirts of the town, an exploring
party found sixteen corpses. Some of
them showed that thoy' wero" 'ybnng
persons, while others were old. The
long tresses of hair found showed that
many women were among the murder
ed ones. '
JACKSON AND, WAt-UG.
Will Governor qradley Interfere With
the Mandates of the Law.
Frankfort, Ky., March 15. Many
false reports havo been sent out about
tiie governor's action in the Walling
and Jackson cases. Late Friday evening
he finally passed upon Jackson's case,
refusing to iiiterfcro. Ho then an
nounced and continues to announce that
he will not pass on Waiting's caste until
some time this week. Waiting's friends
are greatly in hopes from tjie governor's
manner that ho will respite Wajling for
a few days, or until Jackson is hanged
and all hope of any1 confession from him
is dispelled or fulfilled. It is possible,
though not probable, that ho will do so.
The governor has been flooded with
telegrams from at parts of tho country
and from all kinds of people, begging
him to spare thb lives of thesd 'inno
cent" men. At the same tinie ton mill
ion mothers in tho United States hope
that he will refuse o show any leniency
and gh'o tho brutal butchers of poor
Pearl Bryau their just d6'serts. Sympa
thy expressed for tho mothers of tlio
condemned wretches is ill no ways equal
to that for Jho parents of the poor girl
who iKttjrlies headless 'in a Greencastle
A Foliccman Shot by a Tough Who In Turn
Hopkinsville, Ky.'.'j'larch 15. Sat
urday, at 0 :80' o'clock, Policeman Henry
Tayiio was shot and' instantly killed by
Waltor Merritt, a tough and curbstone
gamblfcr, who was in turn killed by
Policemen Moorman and Cravens.
Merritt was drinking and had uecn
disorderly al p evening. Tayne went
to him arid politely told iim that if he
did' hot go honie quietly ho would have
t'o arrest 'him. 'Tayne had both' hands
in liis pants' pockets. Not' coiitemplat
ing danger VitJiout warnjug, Merritt
jumped back from Tayne, and, with tho
Words', 'I'll 3lx your block foV you',y'
shot, the ball ohteriinr 'thb inner coriier
of Tayho's left oyo, ahd ranged upward
tjirough tno Dram.
Wmi his hands sti in Jiis pockets the
officer'sauk tti thd ground and' expired
iristahtly, wifhtrat uttering' a .worcl.
Merritt turned mid fired two' shots at
the other two oljipors,, both of vJiom
shot him. olio "ball in tho face and oho
in thb 'heart; Ho ran a short! distance
and exclaimed "I'm shot," fell and died
Citizen's Mad Act.
Glarksville, Tcim., March 15.
Thomas Bowno shot hi?self under tho
heart twice with a revolver Saturday
and is not expected tolivo. After being
disarmed he cut himself with scissors
and his wife was injured in taking them
away from him. He is a citizen of high
standing, a member of tho Masons,
Oddfellows, Knights of Pythias and
Maccabees, superintendent of the Clarks
villo Gaslight company, and a member
of Trinity church. Brooding over busi
ness disappointments is ' tho alleged
Thought It Win a ISitrglar.
Butler, Ky., March 15. Mrs. Mary
Twenty, living with her son-in-law,
William Smith, two miles south of hero,
left tho house, unknown to tho other oc
cupants. Sho pounded on tho door for
adriiittanco. Smith called, and received
no answer. He thought it was it burg
lar, and fired a load froln a shotgun
through the door. Tho load struck
Mrs. Twenty in tho breast, and sho
lived but a few moments. No arrests
hdvo been made.
Young Father's Mlshup.
Brent, Ky., March 15. If; has de
veloped that tho man who was injured
bv his horso falling With him, near Four
Milo bridge, is- William Hyatt of Ross-,
Ky. Ho is still unconscious, and c'iniiccs
aro against his recovery. Ho is about 21
years of ago, has a young wife who gavo
birth to their first babo only four days
previous to liis accident, and it is feared
that tno snocjc wm prove serious to nor.
Ho Was not intoxicated as first reported.
Fatal Sparring Match.
Cheyenne, Wy., March 15 A fata
sparring match was hold horo Saturday.
Tho principals Wero Privates O'Shay
and Golllo of tlio Eighth United States
infantry, stationed hero. In tho first
round O'Shay struck Golllo a half hook
below tlio ear, killing him instantly.
The spectators say that Gollio was dead
beforo ho' struck tho' floor. O'Shay is
under arrest, and ho will bo tried for
Oscar Wlldu Released.
Lo.spo.v, March 15. A lottor, dated
Paris, has beon received by Reynolds,
tho well known artist, from Oscar
Wildo. According to the l'cftb'r Wilde
informed Reynolds that ho wab released
from prison six weeks ago, three montjis
bbforo tlio comvletlor of his somonco,
Mississippi River Overflowed at
HIGHER THAN EVER BEFORE.
On All tlie Jilands Near the City and in
the l.owlnnds of Arkansas There Is
Great Sun'crlng Among tio People and
There Is Great X.o of Stock and
Memphis, March 15. The Mississippi
river continues to rise and the situation
in the 'lowlands of Arkansas, opposite
this city, is Very serious. The river how
stands at 40.3, a rise of stWcn-tehtlis
kiilco last night. This is tho highest
record since the establishment of the
weather office hero in 1872.
The indications are that the big stream
will continue to rise sowly during tlio
next 24 hours.
On all of the islands near the city and
in tho lowlands of Arkansas there' is
great suffering among the people and
there is great loss of stock and property.
People continue leaving the lowlands
for this side of tho river.
The Little Rock and Memphis railroad
has managed to get its passenger trains
into tho city, but has made no attempt
to move the freight trains. The Kausas
City, Fort Scott and' Memphis brought
trains into the city until midnight Sat
urday night, when it commenced using
tho tracks of the Iron Mountain. The
latter road is still a few inches above
Several of tho small levees around
towns and plantations havo broken, but
so far its heard from there havo beon no
breaks in tho main levee systems.
At Marion, where a break in the diko
occurred Friday night, u sdenb of deso
lation exists. The littjo town is four or
five feet under water, many houses and
cabins havo been washed away and tho
inhabitants have sought shelter else
where. Hundreds of horses and cattle
havo been destroyed by the resistless
At Osceola grave apprehension is felt
and every man and boy in the neighbbr
hood is at work with a will building an
additional loveo to protect the towii.
At Sans Souci, a small town immedi
ately below Osceola, tho Anchor line
steamer Bluff City yesterday afternoon
attempted to land her passengers and
freight. Tho citizens ancjl loyco patrol
men ordered the captain to keep1 his
boat moving, saying that thb 'waves
from tho steamer's wheel's would break
ovef the levee. The captain, however,
atto'mpted to land, when the boat was
mot by a wholesale fnsilad'e of
from tho shore,' but fortunately
UPHEAVAL OF THE EARTH.
Several Acres of Ground Badly Twisted In
an Unaccountable Way.
Franklin, Ind., March' 15. News of
a terrible upheaval of tho ground' on'the
farm of Geforge White has' just been
brought to town. In tho night there
was a severo storm, and' White and his
family, who live near the Brown county
lino, were awakened by a heavy rumb
ling and shaking of tho house. The
shock soon passed, and as there was
much lightning they supposed it' to have
been merely aii electrical Shock. In tho
morning, however, White found an un
usual state of affairs in his fields.
Tho ground was broken and cracked
open, and bore evidenco of a great dis
turbance. There were large zig-zag
cracks several feet wide and yards in
depths. Numerous hillocks and cavities
wero apparent all over the fields. For
about a quarter of a milo the ground for
a width of about 30 feet, and in tho
fornl of a crescent, was badly twisted,
and looked as though it had been sud
denly raised and then depressed.
White is unable to furnish any ex
planation for tho peculiar phenomena,
unless it was an explosion of natural
gas, which was n'ot supposed to exist in
this section of tho country. Tho ground
torn up by tho explosion covers a field of
several acres. '
Object to Saturday Afternoon Work, Dust
Loading ami Screens.
Zanesville, O., March 15. Tho min
ers of Nobld, Guernsey, Coshocton and
Muskingum counties havo formed a dis
trict organization by tho olectibil 6t W.
H. Turner of Cambridge, president ;
James M. Stewart of Coshocton, vico
president; John Hood of Cambridge,
secretary and treasurer, and John H.
Barnes of Hartford, member of the state
Resolutions wero passed pledging tho
miners of the district not to work on
Saturday nfternoon except whoro tho.
coaling of engines was involved ; not to
load tho dust in machine mines whore it
had been handled onco, without com
pensation, and asking that tho brake bo
removed from coal screens.
Arrcitt-d For Wlfo Murdor.
Wilmington, Del., March 15. John
Gordy, a farmer, was arrested hero on
suspicion of being tho murdorer of tho
unknown woman found dead near Mil
ton. Ho wits soon m company with tlio
woman Monday, and it is thought she
was' his wife. His former wifo died, ij
is alleged, just after ho had placed an
$3,000 insuranco policy on her life.
Cotton Compress lturned.
Sheffield, Ala., Mar,ch 15. Tho
Sheffield, compress, containing 1,500
bales of cotton, was totally destroyed by
firo yesterday afternoon.' Tho loss on
tho cotton alono will amount to mora