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MAYSVILLE, KY., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1903.
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;Tlio -Coast of the Middle Atlantic
States Swept by Wind Wed
'THE SEVEREST. IN A LONG TIME.
iSix Lives Kuown to Have Been Lost
and Five Seamen Believed to
Havo Been Drowned.
(Vessels Wrecked and Buildings and
Other Property Suffered Severely
From the Wind Which Blew
'it With Hurricane Force.
Philadelphia, Sept 17. The; tropP
;cal storm which: struck the coast of
ithe middle Atlantic states early. Weil
jne'sday morning prpvedUto bo.'one of,
the severest experienced in a Ions
ftime. It left death and destruction in
its trail,. Its greatest force was, felt
at tho Delaware capes and at the lower
part of tho New Jersey coast. Six
lives are known to havo been lost and
five seamen are missing and are be
lieved to have been drowned. A three
masted and a two-masted schooner
sank at the Delaware breakwater and
about a half dozen coal barges also
foundered in the vicinity of the Dela
ware capes. All the way up the coast,
and especially at Atlantic City, hotels
and other buildings suffered severely
from the wind which blew with hurri
Cape May, N. J., Sept. 17. The heav
iest wind and rain storm in years pars
ed nvo.r. Cane Mav and tho lower end
of the coast of New Jersey Wednesday
morning doing much damage. The
tide was., low while the storm was at
its height, and the heavy sea did not
do much damage, beyond the carrying
away of about 300 feet of the pier of
tho Queen Anne railroad. The high
wind uprooted trees, damaged the roof
of the Columbia hotel -and also lifted
from its place the roof of the Sfecurlty
The storm left Its trail at Sea Islo
City, where' the wind blew. 70 miles an
hour. Several cottages were wrecked
and the dome on the Continental hotel
was blown down.
New. York, Sept. 17. Greater New
York, and its environs for several
miles in all directions were visited
"Wednesday by a fierce wind and rain
storm. The day began with a heavy
Tain; which increased as the wind,
blowing east, grow stronger, and for
two hours about midday the. Combined
fury of tho elements wrought damage
on land and water amounting to many
thousands of dollars.
Several persons were blown off fire
escapes and wagons, or forced against
walls by the onslaught of the storm,
and, not a few of theni are in hospitals
nursing, bruises and, cuts. Two per
sons were killed in remote suburbs by
broken trolley wires.
The galo was especially severe at
sea, causing havoc to the shipping
down the bay, where, many vessels
were, sunk or wrecked. The worst of
the damage was reported from Staten
island. The entire fleet of the Staten
Island Yacht club, at anchor, was ei
ther sunk or wrecked.
An express wagon was blown over
while turning the flat iron corner and
tho driver, and James Billings, who
was crossing the avenue, were both
hurt. - A score of others were injured
- in this neighborhood.
The pilot boat Hermit was drlyen
ashore and there was a collision be
tween a schooner and a barkentlne. A
tug boat was wrecked In Hell Gate.
The hurricane burst with cyclonic
force on tho center of tho city, loosr
enmg the 250 foot spire of St. Barthol
omew's Protestant Episcopal church,
In Madison avenue,,
Tlie steeple of the South Congrega
tional church in Brooklyn was also
lposened. Trees were torn up. and
streets were littered with signs and
umbrellas, T.ejcgrnph and telephone
wires above ground were broken.
Scores of plate glass windows along,
liroadway. were broken.
STORM IN NEW ENGLAND.
It W Particularly Severe In South
Boston, Sept 17. The center of the
vigorous atmosphoric disturbances,
which caused such havoc in Now York,
and' down. too Jersejs coast Wednesday,
passed, across Western Now England.
In, a northeasterly direction. Wednes
day; night. Thq storm, while causing.
vuuouimuuiu uu.uiu.fcu iu uio miuiiui,
had1 little effect on the' shipping- along
tho coast At a. lato hour Wednesday
night no wrecks hadi been reported,
along, the coast
Tho storm was. particularly severe
In. Soutbwcstprn Connecticut and up
tho Connecticut river. Telegraph, and
telophonlc communication with" New
York was cut off. A man was blown
overboard in. New Haven harbor and
drowned, and another was killed In
Hartford by a swinging electric light
I Ho Is Not Thought to Be In Any Im
Chicago, Septl7. Physicians, in. at.
tendance on Sir Thomas Lipton de
clared Wednesday night, Just before
leaving their patient, that his condi
tion was satisfactory and he was not
thought to be in any immedlato. dan J
gor. The toiiowing Duueun was- is
sued Just before the doctors left 'the
"Tho patfent continues In the same
satisfactory, condition. (Signed) Ho
mer Af. Thomas, M. D Geo. W. Web
ster, M. D Nicholas Senn, M. D."
A consultation was held by the doc
tors just prior to the issuing of the
bulletin and they gave the friends of
Sir Thomas Lipton to understand that
the. necessity of an operation, while
not obviated, was, not immediate.
When the physicians were leaving,
Dr. Senn remarked to Dr. Thomas:
"We shall be lucky to pull him
through, this without an operation"
Dr. Thomas made no reply, but his
manner indicated, that he. did not dis
pute the opinion expressed by Dr.
The distinguished patient Is suffer.
Ing from appendicitis.
. THE JURY SELECTED.
Very Little Interest Is Manifested In
the Curtis Jett Trial.
Cynthiana, Ky., Sept. 17. Wednes
day was entirely taken up In selecting
a Jury, which was accomplished at 5
o'clock Wednesday afternoon", when
tho full number was found. They are
composed of good men, In fact, as
good a jury," It is believed, as was the
jury which tried Jett before. In poli
tics ten are democrats and two are
republicans. Ten are farmers and two
live In Cynthiana, one of this last num
ber, a grain dealer and one a tobacco
handler. After selecting tho Jury, the
Indictment was read and the defendant,
plead not guilty, and the jury were
sworn and placed in charge of Sheriff
Leach and his Chief Deputy Rees.
County Attorney Blanton, of Breathitt
county, Sheriff McCord, of Clarke
county, came In Wednesday afternoon
on the 4 p. m. train, also one of tho
chief witnesses for the commonwealth,
Riley Coldlron, came in. Very littlo
Interest is manifested In the case, a--,
the court room is at no time move than
one-third full. "
IN THE FEUDAL DISTRICT.
Much Interest Taken in the Salvation
Jackson, Ky., Sept. 17, The march
ing and exercises of the Salvation
array that Is touring the feudal dis
trict brought a very large crowd from
the mountains to this city Wednesday.
The parade and services here Tuesday
night attracted large crowds, but It
was not until Wednesday that the ru
ral districts turned out on horseback,
In ox carts and all sorts of vehicles,
many also walking great distances,
The meetings here are so successful
that Col. Holz has decided to omit
Hindman and Hazard from tho Itin
erary and remain here over Thursday.
The horseback rido of' 35 miles over
the mountains with a local guide to
Salyersville will bo made Friday, and
continued thence for three weeks or
ganizing local detachments of the Sal
vation army at different points. The
religious services as well as the In
strumental and vocal music commands
close and respectful attention every
where. TERRIBLE TRAGEDY.
Two Women and a Girl Murdered Near
. Lebanon, Kan. One Arrest.
Lebanon, Kan.,. Sept 17. Mrs. Wil
liamson was murdered Tuesday night,
and, her 12-year-old daughter and her
aged, mother, Mrs. H. H. Payne, were
brutally beaten. The women had, been
accustomed to sleep in one. bed. Mrs.
Williamson's, dead body was found
outside tho house Wednesday raorn
Jng and, her mother and daughter In
bod unconscious. All had been wound
ed with a cultivator bar. Mrs. Wil
liamson was suing for divorce. A
young man of Lebanon, who wished to
marry her and whom she bad refused
repeatedly, is sus,peqtedi ofi the murder.
He has disappeared. Mrs, Payne and.
her daughter died Wednesday morn
Frosts In Iowa.
Des Moines, la., Sept 17. Wednes
day night tho tomperature fell and
frost is expected, in- all but the south
eastern and part of the eastern coun
ties. Killing frosts are expected only,
in the northeastern quarter.
Bank Robbed By 8Ix Masked Men.
Guthrie, Okja., Sept 17 Six mask
ed men robbed, tho bank at Douglas,
Qkla., early Wednesday of ?5,077. Tho
robbers, when they left the bank, went
to a livery stable, took tho cashler'a
buggy and,', rode o.ffj
Visited the Immigration Station
on Ellis Island on New
THE INSTITUTION WAS INSPECTED
On Board tho Sylph Ho Passed
Through a Wind and Rain Storm
and Was in Peril.
The President Was Accompanied By
Mrs. Roosevelt, Their Son Kermlt,
Mrs. Richardson, Secretary Loeb
and Several Others.
New York, Sept 17 President
Roosevelt rested quietly In a train
Wednesday night after a day of varied
experiences. While on the way from
Oyster Bay to New York on the naval
yacht Sylph, ho passed through a ter
rifying wind and rain storm, during
which the vessel was in danger. Sub
scquently he visited tho immigration
station on Ellis island, New York bay,
and made a thorough inspection of the
Shortly, after 10 o'clock Wednesday
morning President Roosevelt boarded
the Sylph in Oyster Bay. He was ac
companied by Mrs. Roosevelt and their
son. Kermlt, Mrs. Richardson, Secre
tary Loeb, Prof. Albert Bushellhart, of
Harvard college; Prof, J, B. Moore, of
Columbia unverslty; C. Grant La
Farge, of New York, and Jacob A.
RHs, of Richmond Hill, Long Island.
Less than an hour after the Sylph
had entered Long Island sound she
ran Into terrific wind and rain storm.
The Sylph, a comparatively small ves
sel, pitched heavily, and off Wlllett's
Point listed sharply to starboard. Tho
president and his guests had been
forced to go below and beyond a
drenching, none of them suffered in
convenience. The storm became even
more severe as the vessel neared Hell
Gate. The waves and wind swept the
deck, making, it almost Impossible for
the sailors to remain exposed. The
baggage of the party, consisting prin
cipally of hat boxes and dress suit
cases, was swept about tho deck and
everything movable on deck had to be
tied to prevent Its being swept over
board. The Sylph arrived off Ellis island at
2:25 o'clock. The president and his
party were landed by the tug Cham
berlain. Desplto the furious storm a largo
party had assembled at the Island to
greet the president. He was welcomed
by Commissioner of Immigration Wil
liam Williams and conducted to his
office in the main building, where tho
president greeted those whom he had
Invited to be present.
During the afternoon the president,
acting on his desire, went directly
among the Immigrants, with a view of
ascertaining personally how they were
The president's interest was attract
ed by a comely German woman, Adele
Walter, from Leutendorf, who bore In
a wicker basket a tiny 7-months-old
baby. After chatting a moment with
her the president slipped a $5 bill Into
the hand of Jacob RHs to be given to
the woman for her child. She nearly
fainted on learning that the gift was
from thp president of the United
At 7 o'clock Wednesday night tho
president, accompanied by Secretary
Loeb and.hlB personal' attendants went
aboard the Sylph for dinner. At If)
oclpck they left for Jersey City on
the tug. Chamberlain, where they
boarded, the train for Antletam. There
Thursday will occur the ceremonies
incident to the dedication of the monu
ment erected to tho memory of New
Jersey soldiers who fell in the civil
CENTRAL LEAGUE 8EASON ENDS.
South Bend Will Contest Fort Wayne
For First Place.
South Bend, Ind., Sept. 17. The, Cen
tral league season ended Wednesday.
According to figures given out Wed?
nesday night by President Bement.
Fort Wayne Is now in first placo, with
a percentage of .645 and South Bend
second with .636..
This standing, it is stated, will be
changed at a meeting of the directors
tp bo held this week, when tho pro
tested Grand Rapids-Fort Wayne ganio
probably will be taken from Fort
.Waynoand gjyen to Grand Rapids, as
'Directors Doran, of, South Bend; Lan
der, of Dayton; Smith, of Terro Haute;
Haulder, of Grand Rapids, and Irwin,
of Wheeling, have signified their in
tention of voting, against Fort Wayne.
This will make South. Bend and Fort
Wayne a tio and, will make it neces
sary for a special series which has
already been arranged, for.
Atlantic City, N. J Sept. 17. Thp.
new Atlantic & Suburban Trolley Co.V
barn at pieasantvillo was partly wreck,
ejl by thjo wind Wednesday.
CONGRESSMAN BOREING DEAD.
3nly Republican In the Kentucky Dele
gation Passes Away.
London, Ky., Sept 17. Congress
nan Vincent Borelng died at his homo
jere Wednesday of pneumonia. Ha
vas the only republican In the Ken
Vincent Borelng, of London, Laurel
ounty, was born November 24, 1839,
:n Washington county, Tenn.; remov
ed with his father, Murray Borelng, to
Laurel county in 1847; was educated
it Laurel seminary, London, Ky.,,and
Tusculum college, Greenville, Tenn.;
rolunteered In the union army In Com
pany A, 24th Kentucky volunteer in
fantry, November 1, 18C1, as private
ioldlcr; on account of meritorious con.
duct was commissioned first lieuten
ant from tho ranks by Gov. Bramlett,
if Kentucky; was severely wounded
In tho battle of Resaca, Ga., May 14,
1863. Ho was elected county superln
tendent of public schools In 18G8 and
re-elected in 1870; founded (as editor
and publisher) the Mountain Echo at
London, Ky., in 1875, tho first repub
lican newspaper published in South
eastern Kentucky; was elected county
judge In 1886, president of the Cum
berland Valley Land Co. in 1887 and
president of tho First national bank
Df London, Ky., In 1888. Ho repre
sented the Kentucky conference as a
lay delegate In the general conference
of the Methodist Episcopal church;
was department commander of tho de
partment of Kentucky, G. A. R., in
1889; was elected to the 46th congress
and re-elected to tho 57th congress.
He was- afterward re-elected to the
AN UNNECESSARY EXPENSE.
A $4,000 Family Monument Is a Use
less Expenditure, Says the Judge.
Loulr-vlllo, Ky., Sept. 17. Judge
Shackelford Miller Wednesday decid
ed that a $4,000 family monument is
not a necessary expense of a deced
ent's estato and that a widow's Inter
est In one-half of the personality Is
not to bo subjected to a pro rata of
such an expense.
The opinion was handed down In tho
case of the Louisville Trust Co., ex
ecutor of the estate of William Pat
terson", tho contractor, against Magglo
Patterson, the widow.
Patterson left a personal estate val
ued at ?31,000.
To Sell Gen. Clay's Effects.
Richmond, Ky., Sept. 17. In court
Wednesday an order was entered di
recting the curators of the estate of
Gen. C. M. Clay to expose at public
auction the household effects, llvo
stock and personal property belong
ing to Gen. Clay. The State Bank and
Trust Co., as curator, will offer tho
property at public auction at White
Hall on Thursday, October 8.
Purchased Mineral Lands.
MIddleshoro, Ky., Sept. 17. The
Southern railway has purchased sev
eral hundred thousand acres of min
eral lands from tho American Associa
tion, Limited, of MIddleshoro. This
deal, which embraces all the coal
mines In Claiborne county, Tennessee,
as well as several counties In Ken
tucky, has just been consummated.
Dr. W. Godfrey Hunter a Candidate.
Louisville, Ky., Sept. 17. It wa3
said Wednesday night that Dr. W. God
frey Hunter will be a candidate to sue
ceotl the lato Vincent Borelng as con
gressman from tho Eleventh district
It Is believed that Dr. Hunter would
havo opposed Borelng next year had
the latter lived to enter the race.
To Be Armed With Krag Rifles.
Louisville, Ky., Sept 17. Tho Ken
tucky national guard will be equipped
with Krag-Jorgensen rifles for the ma
neuver encampment. Tho ordnance
department has made a total allow
ance of 3,500 Krag-Jorgensens, but
only 1,149 will be used during the ma
neuvers. Confederate Veterans' Reunion.
Lexington, Ky., Sept. 17- Hundreds
of the boys who wore the "gray" so
conspicuously 40 years ago. are arriv
ing In this city for tho confederae vet
erans' reunion Thursday. Preparations
have been made for tho entertainment
of 6,000 people on the grounds Thurs
day. Negro Sentenced For Life.
Frankfort, Ky., Sept. 17.SquIro
Hlbblor, a Negro convict, who killed
John Smith, a fellow conYlct, In the
Frankfort penitentiary In 1902, was
given a life sentence Wednesday. Hlb
bier haa served 14 years of a 21-one-year
sentence for manslaughter.
Robbed the Governor.
Bowling, Green, Ky Sept. 17, Gov.
Benton McMlllln, of Tennessee, a na
tive Kentucklan, passed through hero
Wednesday. Whllo en route from Lou
lsvllle ho was robbed of his pocket
book, and railroad tickets.
Washington, Sept 17. Plans, for tho
exhibit of the Philippine Islands at the
St Louis fair aro rapidly progressing.
Forty acres of ground, has open assign
ed. to the exhibit
TO END TOSSES.
Great Britain Will Send a Squad
ron in Support of Her Dip
WAR IS CONSIDERED INEVITABLE,
The Portes' Attention Drawn to tho
Danger of Permitting the Con
tinuation of Massacres.
The Efforts of the Powers Are Directed
Both at Constantinople and Sofia -Towards
An Endeavor to
Avert a Conflict.
London, Sept. 17. The efforts of tho
powers, according to the latest tele
grams, are directed both at Constanti
nople and Sofia towards an endeavor
to avert war. It is said that all the
ambassadors at Constantinople have
drawn the portes' attention to tho dan
ger of permitting a continuation of the
excesses In Macedonia by the Turkish
troops and Irregulars.
The Dally Chronicle says It under
stands that Great Britain has decided
on a still stronger- step in the dispatch
of a British squadron In support of her
diplomatic endeavors at Constantino
ple to put an end to the massacres. It
Is Impossible, however, to confirm or
deny the Dally Chronicle's statement
Most of the special correspondents
In the near east consider war inevlt
able, but think It may yet be delayed,
neither the Bulgarians nor the Turk3
being really prepared for it. Bulgaria
Is not sufficiently armed, while Turkey
does not feel safe until her lines of
communication are less at the mercy
of Bulgarian Insurgent bands.
A Vienna paper asserts that Prince
Ferdinand, of Bulgaria, has sent a,
trusted agent to King Peter, Inviting
Servian co-operation against Turkey.
The correspondent of the Dally Tele
graph at Sofia says Bulgaria's reply
to the porte's protest against the con
tinual crossing of the frontier by bands
and the smuggling of arms and ammli
nltlon from Bulgaria was couched In
most uncomplimentary language, leav
ing no prospect whatever of an amica
A dispatch to the Dally Mall from
Sofia says Prince Ferdinand will grant
an audience to John B. Jackson, tho
United States agent at Sofia.
Constantinople, Sept. 17. Official
dispatches report that In an encounter
between the Turks and a large body
of Insurgents at the village of Ker
mon, near Lake Pedlepo, the insur
gents were routed and lost more than
100 killed and a great number wound
ed. In the same vilayet the insur
gents set fire to the village of Kachin.
One hundred and fifty houses were
burned and six women perished. In the
FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE.
A Means Has Been Discovered to Pro
Berlin, Sept. 17. Prof. Loefler. of
Grelfswnld. has sent in a report to
the government on the results of his
Investigation of the foot and mouth
disease among cattle. He says that a
means has been found to protect the
animals while In stables from contam
ination by the use of small doses of a,
serum. He advises the Inoculation of
all cattle bought on the market and
he says If they are treated with the
serum they are safe from Infection.
THE MEXICAN VETERANS.
Resolution For a Dollar a Day Pen
sion Was Passed.
Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. 17. The
ages of the 150 veterans present at
the meeting here ranged from 72 to St..
,Mrs. Moore Murdock, of Fort Wayne, ,
the natlonnl commandant of the
Dames of 184C, addiessed the conven
tion. A resolution to petition congress
for a dollar-a-day pension to Mexican
veterans was adopted. The Indiana,
association re-elected the old officers,
nnd fixed Bedford; Ind., for the. next;
Insurgent Band Annihilated.
Salonlca, European. Turkey, Sept. 17.
-An Insurgent band of 450 men waty
annihilated by the Turks, September
14, between Istlb and Kr'atova. Ajv
other band, which attacked tho rail
road near Demlrhlssar, was repulsed,
Three Months' Imprisonment,
tiorlln, Sept. 17. Paul Koch, an au
thor, was sentenced to threo month's'
imprisonment for Insulting tho Jowish
religion in a pamphlet on "Ritual Mur
der," in which ho endeavored to prove;
that ritual murders were practiced In
Nominated For Railroad Commissioner
Louisville, Ky., Sept 17. Nat C. C;,
Cureton was Wednesday nominated
for, railroad, commissioner by tho re
publicans of the Secopd. district.