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MAYSVILLE, KYM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1904.
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SAILED LIKE A BIRD
Second Successful Flijrht of the
Baldwin Airship Under Knab-
enshue's Guidance Made.
HE MANEUVERED IT AT WILL,
Tho Machine Then Descended on the
Exact Spot on Which It Was
Decided to Land.
Wednesday the Daring Navigator Will
Attempt 15 Mile Flight Over a Des
ignated Course, Choice to Be
Left to Newspaper Men.
St. Louis, Nov. 2. A second suc
cessful flight of the Baldwin airship
was made at the World's fair Tuesday,
under the guidance of A. R. Knaben
ahue, of Toledo, O., who maneuvered
tho "California Arrow" at will high
above the western portion of the expo
sition grounds and descended In the
stadium adjoining the aerial concourse
amid the cheering thousands after a
flight of 36 minutes.
A light breeze of probably three
miles an hour was blowing from the
southwest when the "Arrow" was
brought out of the aerodrome Tues
day. Knabenshue was instructed by
Mr. Baldwin to make- a flight of half
nn hour and to maneuver in the vicin
ity of the concourse, but in descending
to land without the enclosure.
"I'm all ready, start the motor," he
said. Baldwin gave the motor wheel
a turn and the little engine energet
ically began its "chug-chug-chug," re
volving the propeller fans. Lightly
as a bird the airship rose above the
heads of the cheering spectators,
gracefully cleared the high fence and
proceeded due north mounting higher
and higher each Instant. After reach
ing an altitude of about 300 feet Knab
enshue waved his cap to the specta
tors and then swept his rudder to
veer the "Arrow" to the south. Al
most before the rudder had completed
the turn the "Arrow" began respond
ing, and slowly swung around in a
circle until the prow pointed to the
southwest against the wind. Then
Knabenshue tilted the "Arrow" up
ward and began ascending. His
course was directly across the con
course and his movements were plain
ly discernible. He peered closely in
to the motor, which seemed to have
suddenly die& down and began work
ing at the controlling lever. After a
moment the propeller seemed to gain
renewed energy and the propeller re
volved with speed. The young aero
naut then threw out some ballast and
sand and stood toward the rear or the
framework, tilting the prow upward
.at a greater angle. Like a bird the
"Arrow" shot toward tho zenith until
nn altitude of probably 1.C00 feet had
Then Knabenshue headed directly
for the Bouthwest, breasting the wind.
Then ho made a complete turn and
came directly back over the concourse.
Once more he turned and proceeded
to the southeast. Then the airship
pointed toward the southwest and re
ceded In a straight line for a mile.
Field glasses brought to bear on tho
(iarlng navigator showed that he was
coolly directing his ship and that all
was well. Then the airship circled
to the east, turned again to the north,
veered to the northwest and at a good
speed came back to the vicinity of the
When almost above the concourse
the "Arrow" changed' its ourse again
and proceeded directly east for half a
mile, then made a turn and retraced
until well over the stadium, when It
swung to the northwest and proceed
ed until it had passed almost a milo
northwest of the exposition grounds.
A turn was then made within a radius
of presumably 75 feet and Knabenshue
headed toward the east and back over
the concourse. '
He then performed a series of ma
neuvers, shooting in one direction for
a short distance, turning quickly and
shooting oft in the opposite direction,
traversed a letter "S" course, dipped
and camo down several hundred feet,
tjltod tho prow and ascended again
to tho original altitude and completed
the series by turning the airship In
such a short space that It seemed tho
vessel Bwung round on a pivot. Pro
ceeding to tho northwest until ho had
reached about the point of his previ
ous trip in that direction, ho turned
tho airship sharply around, and, ho
stated later, he pulled tho rope that
releases tho gas. Then ho Inclined
the prow downward and slowly began
his descent, nil tho time proceeding
toward the stadium to the southeast.
When above the stadium he was prob
ably 600 feet high. This caused him
to make a short circlo during which
the ship descended to within GOO feet
of. tho ground.' Knabenshue was then
Immediately west of tho stadium and
pointing the rirow downward again ho
oteadlly descended until tho frame
work was seized by the shouting spec
tators who had hurriedly thronged the
Satisfied with the demonstrations of
the airship over short courses during
these two trials, Inventor Baldwin an
nounced at the conclusion of the flight
that Knabenshue will Wednesday un
dertake a 15 mile flight over a desig
nated course, the choice of the course
to bo left to newspaper men, and the
flight to be made regardless of the
BANK HELD UP AND ROBBED.
After Killing the Cashier the Bandit)
Had a Running Fight With Posse.
Cody, Wyo., Nov. 2. Four heavily
armed outlaws from The Hole In thq
Wall country Tuesday afternoon held
up and robbed the First national bank
of this place and after shooting and
killing Cashier Frank Middaugh, of
the bank, had a running fight with
cowboys and hunters and escaped in
to Rattlesnake mountains, where they
were Tuesday night being pursued by
half a dozen different posses. A bat
tle is imminent. Tho Hole in the Wall
gang are noted as the most desperate
outlaws In the west, nnd tho Cody
posses are determined to wipe the
bandits out of existence.
One of the posses, led by Sheriff
Jeff Champion, overtook the outlaws
at Huek, 20 miles south of Cody,tand
a battle ensued in which Champion
had a horse shot under him, but was
uninjured. The bandits obtained fresh
horses at a ranch nearby and es
caped. PUBLIC DEBT STATEMENT.
There Was An Increase of $4,404,715
During Month of October.
Washington, Nov. 2. The monthly
statement of the public debt shows
that at the close of business October
31, 190-1, the public debt, less cash In
the treasury, amounted to $986,787,652,
which is an increase for the month of
$4,404,715. This increase is princi
pally accqunted for a decrease of $5,
061,365 In the amount of cash on hand.
The debt is recapitulated as fol
lows: Interest bearing debt, $S95,
157,770; debt on which interest has
ceased since maturity, $1,627,700; debt
bearing no interest, $386,354,979; to
The amount, however, does not in
clude $1,021,556,969 in certificates and
treasury notes outstanding, which are
offset by an equal amount of cash on
hand held for their redemption.
The Cone on the Crater Fell In With
. a Tremendous Roar.
Naples, Nov. 2. The cone "on the
crater of Mount Vesuvius which form
ed during the late eruption fell Into
the crater Tuesday with a tremendous
roar. There immediately issued ex
plosions that shook the whole moun
tain, followed by the emission of an
immense black column which gradu
ally spread, falling In the form of
ashes over tho surrounding country
within a radius of 25 'miles. The dis
turbance lasted but a sho'rt time.
THE WORLD'S FAIR.
The Receipts and Expenditures From
' April 30 to October 1.
St. Louis, Nov. 2. According to a
financial statement issued Tuesday by
the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Co.,
covering a period from the opening,
April 30, to October 1, there was a
balance in the treasury at the latter
date of $841,253.59. The total receipts
were $22,873,721.19, and the total dis
bursements$21,832,4G7.60. THE MARKETS.
Flour and Grain.
Cincinnati, Nov. 1. Flour Winter
patent, $5.C0Q)5.S5; fancy, $5.255.45;
family, $4.454.70; extra, $3.954.20:
low grade, ?3.3533.60; spring patent,
$6.356.C0; fancy, $5."355.60; family,
$4.955.10; Northwestern rye, $4.35
4.50. Wheat No. 2 red quotable at
$1.1001.20 on track. Corn Rejected
mixed (new), track, was quotable at
4546c. Sales: Yellow ear (new),
track, 46,1Ac; white ear (now), track,
46c. Oats Sales: No. 2 white, track,
3232yJc; No. 2 mixed, track, 3iy2c.
Chicago, Nov. 1. Wheat No. 2 red,
$1.16(9)1.18; No. 3 do, $1.121.15; No.
2 hard. $1.101.1G; No. 3 do, $1.03
1.12; No. 1 Northern, $1.17(3)1.19.
Cincinnati, Nov. 1. Cattle Heavy
steers, choice to extra, $4.8505.25;
ralr to good, $404.75; butcher steers,
extra, $4.6504.75; good to choice, $3.40
04.50; helforB, extra, $404.25; good
to choice, $303.85; cows, good to
choice, $2.3503.25. Calves Fair to
good light, $5.2505.65; extra, $0.50.
Hoes Good to choice packers and
butchers, $5.1505,20; mixed packers,
M-9005.05; light shippers, $4.70
1.95; pigs, $404.70. Sheep Extra,
$3.3503,50; good to choice, $2,750
k7&. Lanibs Extra, $5.5005.60:
NORTH SEA AFFAIR.
The Negotiations Between Brit
ish and Russian Governments
ARE CN THE VERGE OF SETTLEMENT
In Spite of lliesc Pacific Conditions
Great Britain on Tuesday Ex
, perienced a War Panic.
The Most Extraordinary Feature ol
This Terrible Scare Is That There
Was Not One Single Circum
stance to Justify It.
London, Nov. 2. Negotiations be
tween Great Britain and Russia look;
ing to a settlement of the North sea
affair are progressing favorably, and
there is not tfie slightest danger oi
any friction arising between tho two
governments. Tho constitution of th
international commission under Th
Hague convention Is on the verge ol
In spite of these pacific condition)
Great Britain Tuesday experienced a
war panic that can only be compared
to the panic created on Sunday, Octo
ber 23, when the news of the sinking
of the trawlers In the North sea was
received. Not for years have so many
alarmist reports and flaming extras
The most extraordinary feature of
this scare, which was serious enough
while It lasted, Is that there was not
one slncle circumstance to lustifv It.
The excitement started early in the
day when the newspapers announced
the depaiture of the Russian Baltic
squadron from Vigo. The public were
not In possession of the Information
cabled to the United States that only
the officers concerned In the firing on
the British trawlers would be detach
ed, and jumped at the conclusion that
Russia had broken faith by not de
taining the vessels Involved In the af
fair. On top of this came wild re
ports of tremendous activity at Gib
raltar. Hour by hour the news from
Gibraltar became more serious, until
at last the climax was reached with
the announcement that the British
fleet had sailed to meet Rojestvens
ky's squadron. In huge type the pa
pers made the parallel statements:
"The British fleet has cleared for ac
tion;" "The Russian fleet has sailed."
No newspaper and no person seem
ed able to explain these events. The
reassuring Information available in
the United States that the sailing of
the Baltic squadron from Vigo was
with the knowledge of and agreeable
to the English government, was not
even hinted at by the papers here.
The news from Gibraltar became
more and more alarming, and finally
the foreign office was overrun by re
porters, some of whom brought the
rumor that Adm. Beresford had al
ready sunk the remnant of Adm. Ro
Ambassador Benkendorff at that mo
ment was quietly discussing with For
eign Minister Lansdowne the person
nel of the International commission,
hut it was popularly rumored that he
was receiving an ultimatum. Premier
Balfour, Adm. Sir John Fisher, commander-in-chief
at Portsmouth; Lord
Selhourne, flrht lord of the admiralty,
and Prince Louis of Battenburg, di
rector of naval Intelligence, were all
In conference and it was openly hint
ed that they were planning the first
stroke of war. As a matter of fact,
like .Lord Lansdowne, were engaged
In considering names that had been
suggested for the international com
mission. SIEGE OF PORT ARTHUR.
The Attack Begun on October 24 Was
Still in Progress October 29.
New York, Nov. 2. Japanese official
reports regarding the siege of Port
Arthur indicate that the attack begun
on October 24 was still in progress on
October 29, tho statement being made
that the fire of tho besiegers was in
creasing in effectiveness.
Nothing of importance has devel
oped on the Shakho river, where both
sides seem to hesitate to assume the
offensive, although tho Japanese aro
the more active in the matter of at
tacks upon Russian positions.
Member of the Admiralty Council.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 2. Tho govern
ment has appointed Adm. Haznakoff
a member of the admiralty council,
as one of tho international commis
sion on the North Sea affair. The
namo of tho second commissioner has
not been announced.
Young Man Killed .By a Train.
Leitchfield, Ky., Nov. 2. Jas. Smith,
aged 23 years, son of Samuel SmKh.
of near Millwood, was killed by au
Illinois Central train two miles south
of Millwood. It Is thought he went
to sleep on tho tracK.
CIVIL ACTIONS DISMISSED.
The Defunct Industrial Mutual De
posit Co. Cases.
Lexington, Ky., Nov. 2. All civil ac
tions against the officers of the de
funct Industrial Mutual Deposit Co. to
recover funds for the benefit of cred
itors was dismissed by nn agreement
with the receivers.
The suits aggregated $80,000. By
the compromise the defendants pay
$7,500 and transfer to the receiver all
the claims against the Germania Guar
anty Co., of Covington.
The receiver accepted the $7,500 be
cause the defendants allege that they
were insolvent. The same course of
procedure will doubtless be adopted
as to all other similar companies
which went to the wall here three
years ago, entailing criminal actions.
This does not affect criminal proceed
ings. IMPORTANT DECISION.
First Come, First Served, the Gist of
Ruling In Barbour's Case.
Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 2. The court
of appeals decided that when a man is
wounded in one county and dies in
another, his slayer must be tried in
that one of the two counties the offi
cers of which first arrest him. The
suit was brought to decide whether
John R. T. Barbour should be tried
in Louisville or in Bullitt county.
Francis Hagan was shot by Barbour
in Bullitt county. He died in Louis
ville. Hagan was first arrested by
Bullitt county officers, and the court
here says he must bo tried there.
A Load of Shot Penetrated His Abdo
men and He May Die.
Covington, Ky Noy. 2. Edward
Holian, aged 14, of Spring Lake, Ky.,
about 12 miles from Covington, will
likely die from a gunshot wound,
caused by tho accidental discharge of
a gun. Holian was practicing with
his new shotgun Tuesday afternoon
on his father's farm. Fatigued, he sat
down on a log for a rest. He forgot
to let down the hammer, and while
handling the gun the trigger snapped,
.he contents of the shell striking him
almost full in the stomach. Ills con
dition is said to be critical.
Whisky Firm Bankrupt.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 2. The firm
of L. Oppenheimer & Co., whisky deal
ers, was adjudged bankrupt by Judge
Evans. The voluntary and involun
tary petitions were consolidated. The
firm went into bankruptcy about two
weeks ago, listing liabilities at $116,
000 and assets at $81,000.
Live Stock Suffering For Water.
Covington, Ky., Nov. 2. The scarc
ity of water throughout Campbell
county, due to a long dry period, Is
causing much suffering to the live
stock of farmers. Springs thought to
have been everlasting have given out
for the first time in tho memory of.
tho oldest inhabitants.
Turkeys Are Scarce.
Covington, Ky., Nov. 2. According
to reports received Dy poultry dealers
from their agents In the surrounding
states the turkey crop will be unusu
ally small, and a 20-cent-per-pound
wholesale market is predicted for
Thanksgiving day, Thursday, Novem
Young Boy Loses His Leg.
Hopkinsvillo, Ky., Nov. 2. Hugh
Witt, the 13-year-old son of Sylvester
Witt, of this city, while attempting to
get on an L. & N. freight train at
Casky, fell under the wheels, and his
right leg was so badly crushed that
amputation was necessary. j
Became Insane in a Depot.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 2. Mrs. Hon
ora McCarty, wlfo of Dennis McCarty, '
became violently Insane Tuesday aft
ernoon at tho Seventh Street depot,
where she and her husband and daugh
ter were to board a train for Coving
ton, their futuro homo.
Burglars Active In Latonla.
Latonia, Ky., Nov. 2. Burglars liavo
transferred tho scene of action to La
tonia. They secured an entrance into
the saloon of Henry Dennler, in Main
street, Monday night by removing a
transom. Several other places wero
Led Him To His Death.
Louisville, Ky Nov. 2. While
Grace Hosklns, 13, wa8 leading her
brother Leonard, 10, across tho Lou
isville & Nashville tracks at Ninth
nnd Main streets, the boy was struck
by a passenger train and instantly
Prominent Attorney Expires.
Nicholasvlllo, Ky., Nov. 2. Bon H.
Campboll, aged 57 years, a prominent
lawyer, died hero after a lingering Ill
ness. Tho funeral services Avero held
Wednesday morning at tho homo of
his brother, H. B, Campbell.
Arbitration Between the Govern
ments of the United States
and France Established.
IT MEETS WITH WARM APPROVAL
It is Regarded by the French Officials
as u Stroiiff Jloml Uotween tho
American Ambassado'r Porter, When
Seen, Manifested Heartiest Satis
faction Over Successful Con
clusion of Negotiations.
Paris, Nov. 2. The news of tho
signing of the arbitration treaty be
tween France and tho United States
in Washington Tuesday is received
here with the warmest expressions of
approval, particularly in government
circles, where the treaty Is regarded
not only as a strong bond between the
two republics, but also as an Impor
tant extension of Foreign Minister
Delcasse's series of peace treaties.
The Initiative was taken over a year
ago when Baron d'Estournelles de
Constant, the leader of tho French ar
bitration movement, wrote to Presi
dent Roosevelt expressing tho hope
that tho Anglo-French entente might
have as a sequel a Franco-American
entente. President Roosevelt express
ed his hearty approval, saying that
Secretary Hay would take up the
question. In the meantime Foreign
Minister Delcasse and Ambassador
Porter went over the subject here and
Secretary Hay and Ambassador Jesse
rand opened preliminary negotiations.
The French officials were favorable
throughout and regretted postpone
ment, owing to the question over
Spanish ratification. When Ambassa
dor Jusserand was here recently, M.
Delcasse again conferred with him on
the subject. Since the ambassador's
return to Washington reports indicat
ed that former difficulties had been
removed, and the news of the signing
of the treaty brings the realization of
what the officials had long desired.
Ambassador Porter, when seen Tues
day night, manifested the heartiest
satisfaction at the successful conclu
sion of the negotiations. He said that
the relations between the United
States and France were fortunately so
cordial that It was to he honed the
I terms of the treaty might never be
invoked. However, he added, the doc
ument would exerefse a highly -beneficial
Influence In giving definite treaty
form to the long existing friendship of
two governments and peoples.
The public and press strongly ap
prove of the treaty, mainly because
' of the friendly attitude of France to-
ward the United States and also as
another notable achievement of M.
1 Delcasse, whose recent pacific influ
ences In the Anglo-Russian crls's have
emphasized the benefit resulting from
thq varluus outentes he has succeed
ed In establishing.
THE LARABEE MURDER.
Six of the Accessories Were Killed
By Persian Troops.
Washington, Nov. 2. Mr. Pearson,
United Slates minister to Poisia,
Tuesday cabled the state department
that he has emphat'cally lelterated
his unequivocal dci. nnd for the Just
nnd proper punishment of those re
sponsible for the murder of Dr. Lara
bee, the American missionary. Mr.
Pearson also repoited that h? hud just
been told by the minister for foielgn
affairs, who received his information
from the crown prince', that six of'tho
accessories to the murder, while en
deavoring to escape, were killed Mon
day afternoon by Persian forces and
that the remainder of the gang Is be
ing pursued actively by tho military.
By way of retribution for Larabee's
mutilation the Persian military com
mander had two of tho rlngleadors de
capitated and their heads exposed on
THE ELECTRICAL LOCOMOTIVE.
Without Coaches It Attained a Speedr
of 70 Miles An Hour.
Schnectady, N. Y., Nov. 2. Tho big
electrical locomotive built for tho Now
York Central Railway Co. was taken
out to the Hoffman four-mile race
course, equipped with tho third rail,
Tuesday, and without coaches attained
a speed of 70 miles an hour. With
eight coaches tho locomotive rcachod
a spepd of 55 miles an hour. In 03
seconds after tho lever had reached
the first notch on tho controller In
starting tho indicator showod that tho
machine had attained a speed of 35
miles and increased at a rato of-flvo
miles every 30 seconds. In a race
with a New York Central limited on
a second track at this point tho elec
tric locomotive easily heat the steam
propQlled train on tho four, mn.e xavu
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