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MAYSVILLE, KYM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1904.
BIG MOB FORMED.
Object is to Attack Lexington
Jail in Which Three Ne
groes Are Confined.
THEY ARE CHARGED WITH MURDER
Col. Roper Williams, of the 2d Regi
ment, Thursday Night Called Com
pany C Out For Service
Two Brothers of the Wife of the Mur
dered Man, Who With Ten Chil
dren Is Left Unprovided
For, Leads the Mob.
Lexington, Ky., Nov. 22. At 10:45
o'clock Monday night the prospect of
a mob, which had formed on the out-
skirts of the city, attacking .tho Jail
In which Ed Taylor, Garfield Smith
and John Taylor are confined, was bo
pronounced that County Judge Bul
lock advised that the militia bo called
out Constables and deputy sheriffs
to the number of 60 had already been
put on guard at the. Jail and all day
police have been called from their
beds to reinforce the night force.
Sunday night the threo Negroes,
who are In Jail, started out on an ex
pedition to "kill white dogs." Enter
ing Lulgart's saloon they opened fire
on a company of white men who were
strangers to them. Will Moore was
shot dead as he was crouching behind
a barrel. Others found securer covers
and escaped, though bullet holes mark
ed their places of refuge. Sunday
night a mob of .00 formed and ad
vanced on the jail after midnight, but
were persuaded to disperse when In
formed that the police were aware of
their plans. At 11 o'clock Col. Roger
Williams, of the Second regiment,
called Company C into service, run
ners being sent for soldiers In all
parts of the city. County Judge Bul
lock Is at tho Jail with the chiefs of
police and detectives and sheriffs di
recting precautionary means. The po
lice learned that ihe mob was forming
in three sections, in Gratz Park, in
Brucetown and another outside tho
city on the Bryant Station pike. At
11 o'clock a platoon of police advanc
ed on a crowd of 300 at Gratz Park.
The men offered no resistance but
dispersed In all directions. Several
who had guns exposed were caught
and locked up. The police dispersed
groups of men whenever they collect
ed In the down-town district.
Gathering the Militiamen.
While a minstrel performance was
In progress at the opera house a halt
was called by the management and It
was announced that Col. Williams
asked all militiamen in the audience
to meet him in the lobby. This caus
ed excitement and by 11 o'clock hun
dreds of people were flocking to tho
Jail. Police stretched ropes across
the street bounding tho jail and rein
forced this with a living chain of blue
coats. They received Information that two
brothers of the widow, who, with ten
Children of Moore, Is left unprovided
for, were at the head of a mounted
mob riding from Bourbon county. ..The
1 report that the widow had said that
s'ho wanted the men lynched incited
many to join the mob. The main ren
dezvous Is in the county on the Bry
ant Station pike. Information that It
was planned to burn tho square on
which tho prisoners lived reached the
police, but they could not spare men
from tho Jail to guard the street. Ne
gro ministers held a meeting and
agreed to preach sermons urging Ne
groes to bo deferential to white peo-
plo and to try to live neighbors, many
Negroes believing that their property
Is in danger and others fear for their
lives. Col. Williams could not get In
communication with the governor,
but called opt the local company on
his own responsibility.
All Danger Passed.
Following a reconnoitre by squads
of polico at midnight, Mayor Combs
and County Judge Bullock left the Jail
at 1 o'clock Tuesday morning. Both
said that they believed danger of an
attack Monday night Ifad passed. They
account for tho abandonment of the
desperate plan of tho mob In view of
the calling out pf the militia and oth
er emergency precautions bluffed the
leaders. Tho prisoners may bo sent
to Louisville Tuesday.
More Trouble Anticipated.
Chicago, Nov. 22. Trouble Is brew
ing again at the stockyards between
the' butchers and the employers. Mon
day the 54 butchers employed by tho
Hammond Packing Co. ceased work
because of alleged discrimination
agalnBt union workmen.
Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 22, The re
turns from tho recent election receiv
ed so far by tho secretary of state
show that Graves county 4b tho banner
democratic county In tho stato, hav
ing given a majority of 3,320.
W. H. ELLIS RETURN3.
He Carried Commercial Treaty to
King Menelik, of Abyssinia.
Washington, Nov. 22. W. H. Ellis,
of New York, who took to King Men
elik, of Abyssinia, the commercial
treaty negotiated between that country
and tho United States, was at' the
white house Monday night and had a
talk with tho president regarding his
mission. Ho was accompanied to the
white house and introduced to the pres
ident by Senator James S. Clarltson,
of New York.
Tho duty of carrying th,e treaty to
King Menelik originally had been en.
trusted to Mr. Loomis, the brother of
Assistant Secretary Loomis. Mr.'
Loomis on leaving the United States
was accompanied by Mr. Ellis, who was
Journeying to Abyssinia on private
business, and to the latter"was dele
gated tho missldn undertaken by Mr.
Loomis after the latter lost his life on
the English coast. -
Mr. Ellis presented to the president
several weapons of unique and hand
some design sent by King Menelik as a
gift. He also brought to the United
Btate3 with him an ostrich and other
specimens of Abyssinian animal and
bird life, which were taken charge of
by Mr. Clarkson on their arrival in
New York. They also were sent a3
gifts to the president by King Menelik.
Later they will be removed to ine
zoological park foo their permanent
Anniversary of the Signing of Com
pact Aboard the Mayflower.
Boston, Nov. 22. "Compact day"
was observed .Monday night by the
Massachusetts society of Mayflower
descendants, when more than 100
members of the society held a recep
tion and dinner at the Hotel Vendome
In celebration of the 284th anniver
sary of, tho signing of the compact by
tho Pilgrims In the cabin of the May
flower. Among those who made ad
dresses were Rev. Dr. Amory H. Brad
ford, of Mont Clair, N. J., and Samuel
B. Capen, governor general of the
General Society of Mayflower descend
ants. A TRIPPLE WEDDING.
Three Brothers and Three Sisters
Were Married at the Same Time.
Chippewa Falls, Wis., Nov. 22.
Rev. E. M. Nelson, Andrew Nelson
and Charles Nelson, and Jessie John
son, Amanda Johnson and Clara John
son, three brothers and three sisters,
were marriod at the same time Mon
day. After the tripple ceremony Rev.
C. J. Erdman, who officiated, asked
Rev. Nelson, one of tho newly mar
rled brothers, to marry him to one ol
The Young Men Defeated.
Mt. Sterling, Ky., Nov. 22 The
democratic county and city commit
tees were recognized and tho Young
machine was beaten, electing only
threo out of 15 members. The chair
man of tho county committee will be
C. Cyrus Turner, and of tho city com
mittee R. A. Chiles.
Body Found in Medical College.
Cincinnati, Nov. 22. Lee and Albert
Cluttenbuck, Gainesville, Boone coun
ty, Ky., Monday night recovered the
body of their uncle, Andrew Clutten
buck, 72, from one of the Cincinnati
medical colleges. Cluttenbuck died at
the city hospital last Thursday.
Flour and Grain.
Cincinnati, Nov. 21. Flour Wlntei
patent, $5.6005.85; fancy, $5.2505.45;
family, $4.4604.70; extra, 53.950)4.20;
low grado, $3.3503.60; spring patent,
$6.3506.60; fancy, $5.3505.60; family,
$4.9505.10; Northwestern rye, $4.35
4.50. Wheat No. 2 red quotable at
$1.1601.18 on .track. Sales: Sample
red, track, 96c. Corn Sales: Sample
mixed (new), 4Go on track; sample
whlto. (now), 47c on track; mixed
ear (new), 47c on track; do (new yel
low), 47c on track; yellow ear (new),
47Vc on track. Oats Sales: No. 2
mixed, 32c on track.
Chicago, Nov. 21. Wheat No. 2 red,
$1.1301.14; No. 3 do, $1.0501.11; No.
2 hard, $1.0901.12; No. 3 do, $101.09;
No. 1 Northern, $1.1501.18; No. 2 do,
$1.0701.12; No. 3 spring, $101.10.
Oats No. 2, 29c; No. 3, 28029c.
Cincinnati, Nov. 21. Cattle Heavy
steors, choice to extra, $4.7505.25; fair
to good, $3.8504.65; butcher steers,
extra, $4.6004.05; good to choice,
$3.8504.50; heifers, extra, $3.7504;
good to choice, $303.65; cows, good
to choice, $2.6503. CalVes Fair to
good light, ,$5.256; extra. $0.25.
Hogs Good to cholco packers and
butchers, $4,6004.65; mixed packers,
$4.4004.60; light shippers, $4,250
4.45; pigs, $404.25. Sheep Extra,
$4.1004.15; good to choice, $3.8504.
Lambs Extra, $5.75; good to choice,
Mr. Moody Consents to Remain
as Attorney Genera,l of tho
THE OFFICE IS TO HIS LIKING.
It is Reasonably Certain 'lhat Heads
of Six Executive Departments
Have Been Determined On.
They Are Hay, Taft, Metcalf, Wilson
and Moody George B. Cortelyou
Will Be Postmaster General
After March 4, Next.
Washington, Nov. 22. It was an
nounced at the whlto house Monday
that' Attorney General Moody has de
cided to remain in President Roose
velt's new cabinet.
Prior to his transfer from the navy
department to the department of Jus
tice, Mr. Moody himself authorized
tho statement that at tho conclusion
of the present administration he would
retire from the cabinet to prabtlce law
In Boston. It was stated, in this con
nection, that Mr. Moody had formed a
law partnership that was congennlal
and advantageous In all respects. This
was given as his only reason for retir
ing from public life. It has been
known for some time that the office of
attorney general of tho United States
was entirely to Mr. Moody's liking,
and, as it was known also that Presi
dent Roosevelt desired that Mr. Moody
should continue In the cabinet, the an
nouncement made Monday was not
surprising. It is understood that the
president and Mr. Moody are In per
fect accord In their Ideas as to the
conduct of the department of Justice,
nnd, In order to carry into effect cer
tain plans which the president and he
have formulated, Mr. Moody das decid
ed, on the request of Mr. Roosevelt,
to continue In the office of attorney
Those Who Will Remain.
The decision of Attorney General
Moody renders It reasonably certain
that the heads of six of the great ex
ecutive departments of the govern
ment have been determined on by the
president for the next administration.
Mr. Hay will continue at the head of
the state department; Mr. Taft at the
head of the war department; Mr. Met
calf at the head of the department of
commerce and labor; Mr. Wilson at
tho head of the agricultural depart
ment, and National Chairman George
B Cortelyou will be postmaster gen
eral after the 4th of next March. It
Is expected also that Mr. Shaw will
continue as secretary of the treasury
and Mr. Morton as secretary of the
navy; but as to these two, no definite
information Is obtainable. A change
Is expected in the department of the
Interior, but Secretary Hitchcock has
not let It be known publicly whether
he desires to retire or not.
WOUNDED SOLDIER DYING.
Saloonkeeper Charged With Aiding
the Shooter's Escape.
Newport, Ky., Nov. 22. Capt. M. E.
Savllle and Lieut. Brown, Company C,
27th United States Infantry, appeared
before Magistrate Donelan, this city,
Monday to prosecute Grovor Oldfleld,
a saloonkeeper of Fort Thomas, on tho
charge of aiding and abetting the es
cape of Private William Oldfleld, who
shot Private William Chaso at Fort
Thomas Sunday morning.
In view of tho fact that Chase Is In
a precarious condition and is likely to
die, a continuance was asked for, and
tho case will bo heard Saturday at 2
Capt. Savlllo Interviewed Judge W.
J. HIssem, this city, Monday, in ref
erence to having the saloon license of
Oldfleld revoked. As tho county judge
has no Jurisdiction in thb matter the
army officer was referred to tho High
land trustees, who will take tho mat
ter up at their next meeting.
It was stated at tho post hospital
Monday that Chaso had but a small
chance of recovery
To Decorate Presl'dent Diaz.
Mexico City, Nov. 22. Tho proposl
tlon made a few days ago to the cham
ber of deputies here by a deputation
from Oaxaca to present a decoration to
-President Diaz for military merits has
been accepted by tho congress.
Railway Shops Burned.
Terrell, Tex., Nov. 22. Firo destroy
ed the Texas Midland railway shops
at 3:30 o'clock Monday morning. Two
engines, one coach, ono parlor car,
one baggage car and threo freight
cars were also burned.
Farewell Banquet to E.arl Grey.
London, Nov. 22. Lord Strathcqna
presided at a farewell banquet Mon
day night to Earl Grey, on tho eve ol
the latter's departure to assume the
governor generalship of Canada. There
wero 200 guests.
FEDERATION OF LABOR.
Mitchell and Gompers Charged With
Being Traitors to the Labor Cause.
San Francisco, Nov. 22. Monday's
session of tho American Federation of
Labor was the inost exciting held. Dur
ing the heated debate which followed
the unexpected Interjection of the ques
tion of socialism before the delegates,
Samuel Gompers and John Mitchell
were charged with being traitors to the
cause df labor. These charges and the
bitter socialistic debate which followed
were caused by tho introduction of a
resolution by Delegate Victor Berger,
Max Hayes, who championed the
socialistic doctrine, In a speech so
aroused tho galleries that they cheered
him for several minutes. This caused
President Gompers to threaten to clear
the hall of all visitors if demonstra
tions of the kind were repeated. The
debate becamo warmer, and some of
the best speeches of the session were
made during its course. Criminations
and recriminations flew thick and fast.
Feeling ran so high that John Mitchell
rose in the convention and stated that
unless Delegate Victor Berger, of Mil
waukee, was able to prove his state
ment that he (Mitchell) had been a
traitor to the worklngmen, he must
stand before the eyes of all present a
The trouble arose over a printed slip
distributed to some delegates which
charged Mr. Gompers and Mr. 'Mitchell
with dining with President Eliot, of
Harvard. The article In question said
the place at which the meal was eaten
was an unfair house, and that Presi
dent Eliot was the man who called tho
"scab" a hero. It bore the heading,
"Are They Traitors?"
The reply of President Gompers was
most bitter and Impassioned, and the
feeling among the delegates was tense.
Ho admitted the attendance- upon the
dinner, but denied every Inference
drawn therefrom, and declared that as
long as he was Connected with the
labor movement he would fight against
politics being mixed with unionism.
Mr. Mitchell made a quiet address,
but was accorded the closest attention.
He was loudly applauded when he said
that he defied any man to point to any
act of his which might be Interpreted
as agalns the Interests of the working
men. LATE POSTMASTER GENERAL.
Bound Copy of Resolutions to His
Memory Passed By Postmasters.
Washington, Nov. 22. A beautifully
engrossed and bound copy of the reso
lutions In memory of the late Post
master General Henry C. Payne, adopt
ed by the National Association of First
Cass Postmasters, was presented to
President Roosevelt Monday by Third
Assistant Postmaster General Madden.
A similar copy of the resolutions was
presented to Mrs. Payne.
Wants to Succeed Senator Cockrell.
Kansas City, Nov. 22. Richard C.
Kerens, former republican national
committeeman for Missouri, who was
In this city Monday on business, de
clared that ho was in tho race for
United States senator to succeed Fran
cis M. Cockrell to stay.
Decision on Boycotting.
San Francisco, Nov. 22. Supreme
Judge Hebbard Monday In a decision
declared that boycotting was deserv
ing of no protection from the laws
and so culpable that a sufferer could
resort to personal violence to protect
Kansas Official Returns.
Topeka, Kan., Nov. 22. The official
figures on the result of the Kansns
election were given out Monday night.
Roosevelt receives a plurality of 124.
582. Hoch (rep.) is elected governor
over Dale (dem.), by a plurality of
Death Came as a Relief.
Madisonvllle, Ky., Nov. 22. John
Osburn, one of tho oldest Inhabitants
of this city, died here.. Ho hnd been
afflicted for several years with cancer
and his death camo as a relief to his
K. of p. Widows and Orphans' Home.
Lexington,- Ky., Nov. 22. The new
Knights of Pythias Widows' and Or
phans' home, which was finally ap
proved and selected by tho board of
control of tho grand lodge Saturday,
will be dedicated with appropriate cer
emonies May 30 next.
Less Whisky Made.
Louisville, Ky'Nov. 22. From pres
ent indications tho output of tho dis
tilleries of Kentucky this season will
bo considerably less than last year,
and a sharp advance In prices Is an
ticipated. Tho output last season wa$
An Involuntary Prisoner.
Covington, Ky., Nov. 22. Milton IT.
McLean, tho well-known attorney, was
an Involuntary prisoner In his office In
the Farmers and Tradors' Bank build
ing in Covington Monday night
through an oversight of the Janitor.
It is Suspected That C. A, Parker,
Vice President of C. H. & D.
Road, Committed Suicide.
DIED SUDDENLY LAST WEDNESDAY
Saturday, While His Remains Were
Beiiiff Buried at St. Louis, a Wom
an Killed Hersolf in Chicago.
A Young Son of Parker Intercepted
Letters Between the Two Some
Time Ago and He Took His
Life in St. Louis.
Cincinnati, Nov. 22. Coroner Wea
ver Monday began an inquest In the
case of C. A. Parker, vice president of
the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton
and Pere Marquette railroad, who fell
dead In his offico hero on Wednesday
last. No autopsy was held at tho tlmo
of his death, as no request had been
made, and the death certificate gave
no cause of death merely saying, "In
quest pending.'' Dr. S. B. Grimes was
tho first witness examined. Ho said
he was called whllo Mr. Parker was
dying. He smelled a pungent odor as
of peach leaves. There was no con
vulsions. The pupils of the dying
man's eyes were dilated. The witness
asked what Mr. Parker had taken. He
heard a voice say, "Don't say any
thing," and thought It was a wom
an's voice, There were several per
Had Just Returned From Chicago.
Miss Rose Hagerman, stenographer
for Mr. Parker, testified that she saw
nothing unusual about him that day.
He had Just returned from Chicago,
and had dictated some correspondence
to her. He gave no appearance of
moroseness. She was the only wom
an present and had no recollection of
hearing Dr. Grimes ask what ho had
taken, nor of saying "Don't say any
thing." Saturday afternoon, about the tlmo
the body of Parker was being buried
In St. Louis, Elsie Gesterllng, a young
woman whose life has been more or
less a mysfery, but who, It Is believ
ed, well knew Parker, committed sui
cide In her room at the Hotel Ven
dome, Chicago. She had previously
Inquired as to the time of the burial
of Parker, and It is thought that she
timed her self-destruction with that
event. Following her death there
were revealed relations hitherto un
suspected by Parker's Intimate friends
but known In his household.
Miss Elsie Gesterllng.
Chicago, Nov. 22. Miss Elsie Ges
terllng formerly was one of Parker's
stenographers In Denver, Col., and tho
friendship existing between them was
strong enough to cause comment. The
result was the girl's removal to Chi
cago. Correspondence between Par
ker and tho young woman was Inter
cepted by J. W. Parker, tho 20-year-old
son of the railroad ofllclal. In this
manner It is said that the young man
lenrned that his father contemplated
securing a divorce In order that . he
might marry Miss Gesterllng. Grief
over this discovery, and a feeling of
shame at the father's entanglement,
were the cause, It Is believed, of the
pon's suicide recently In St. Louis.
ALL QUIET AT MUKDEN.
No Activity Has Been Apparent Since
the Night of November 18.
Mukden, Nov. 20, via Tien-Tsin, Nov.
22. Since the Jnpanese attack on
Poutiloff hill on tho night of Novem
ber 18, no activity has been apparent.
The character of the attack on Pou
tiloff hill is not fully understood be
yond the fact that three or four bat
talions participated. It probably was
made on the Initiative of the local
commander without the consent of
headquarters, and as an attack it can
only be favorably regarded in the
light of n reconnaissance In force.
This incident is the most Important
that has happened since the battle of
THE JAPANESE PRINCE.
Fushlmi tho Guest of the Exposition
St. Louis, Nov. 22. As tho guest of
the exposition management and tho
Japanese World's Fair commission,
Prince Fushlmi, cousin of tho emperor
of Japan, was Monday feted at the
World's fair. Pomp and ceremony
marked his entertainment. Fireworks,
or Are flowers, as they aro known, by
the Japanese, announced tho arrival of
the prince at tho Imperial Japaneso
gardens, whjch were gaily decorated.
Elkln Quits the Race.
Mlddlcburg, Ky., Nov. 22. M. F. El
kln in a card Monday quits tho racu
for tho democratls nomination for
tate senator from tho 18th district.