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MAYSVILLE, KYM SATURDAY, DECEMBER'31, 1904.
BISHOP E. TALBOT.
'-'I , Charges Against Him Have Been
I Preferred by Rev. I. N. W.
J&V' ' Irvine, a Deposed Priest.
HE WILL BE GIVEN A HEARING.
At Present the Bishop Declines to
- Make Any Statement in Regard
to the Accusations.
Charge Will Be Made Against the
Person Responsible For the Deliv
ery to Dr. Irvine of a Confiden
tial Letter From Talbot.
Bethlehem, Pa., Dec. 31. Rt. Rev.
Ethelbert Talbot, the Episcopal bishop
of -Central Pennsylvania, against
whom Rev. Ingram N. W. Irvine, of
Philadelphia; is about to make a pre
sentment, is absent from the city.
Friends say he is on a regular tour of
visitations among the parishes of his
Ho has declined to answer any ot
the serious charges to be lodged
against him or to enter into the con
troversy now going on.
"Wait until everything comes out,"
he is quoted as saying. "I am more
anxious than any one else to have
this investigation and settle for all
time these false rumors and charges."
Charges of Libel and Falsehood.
New York, Dec. 31. Charges of a
serious nature are to be made at the
Bishop Talbot hearing against the per
son who is responsible for the deliv
ery to Dr. Irvine of a copy of a con
fidential letter addressed by the bish
op to Rev. Dr. Samuel Upjohn, of
Philadelphia. It is reported that the
original of the document is in the
possession of the bishop himself and
waB not destroyed. The copy on
which the charges of libel and false
hood against Rt. Rev. Dr. Talbot were
based was obtained from a duplicate
sent to Rev. Dr. John Fulton, who dis
claims all responsibility for the act.
Dr. Fulton knows who is responsible
for the delivery of a copy to Dr. Ir
vine, it Is reported, and he will bring
an accusation against him.
Bishop Consulted An Attorney.
Philadelphia, Dec. 31. Bishop Tal
bot held a conference Friday at Sun
bury, Pa., with Col. C. M. Clement,
who is an attorney and who has been
close to the bishop all through the
trouble he has had with Dr. Irvine,
who was unfrocked by the bishop
some time ago. Col. Clement was sec
retary of the Central Pennsylvania
diocese until it was recently divided.
He is now secretary of the Harrisburg
diocese which is the name of the Ju
risdiction carved out of the Central
Pennsylvania diocese. After the con
ference Bishop Talbot would, not talk.
All that Col. Clement would say was:
"At present I have nothing to say, but
I may be able to give out a statement
a Httlo later."
Returned the Medal.
Chicago, Dec. 31. John C. Johnson,
a young artist of this city, who re
ceived from the St. Louis exposition
a medal for a picture exhibited by
him has returned it to the exposition
authorities, saying he did not deserve
King Alfonso to Wed.
Madrid, Dec. 31. The betrothal ot
King Alfonso to Princess Victoria, of
England, is prominently announced
in the newspaper Epoca, regularly
used by the government In making
Flour and Grain.
Cincinnati, Dec. 30. Flour Winter
patent, ?5.505.'5; fancy, ?5.156.85;
family, ?4.254.G0; extra, ?3.754;
(low- grade, ?3.20g3.50; spring patent,
i6.lWG.2b; fancy, ?55.25; family,
$4.704.90; Northwestern rye, ?4.15
14.25., Wheat No. 2 red quotable at
'$1.201.21 on track. Corn Sales:
No. 3 mixed, track, 46c; rejected mix
ed (damp and dirty), track, 43c. Oats
No. 2 mixed quotable at 33c on
"" Chicago, Dec. 30. Wheat No. 2 red,
$1.17; No. 3 do, 1.121.14; No. 2
hard, fl.l21.14; No. 3 do, $1.05
1.12; No. 1 Northern, $1.17
1.20; No. 2 do, 1.101.15; No. 3
Cincinnati, Dec. 30. Cattle Heavy
steers, choice, $5.105.25; fair to good,
4.355; butcher steers, extra, $4.85
5; good to choice, $44.76; heifers,
extra, $4.154.25; good to choice, $3.35
4.15; cows, extra, $3.353.50; good
to choice, $2.75 3.25. Calves Fair to
good light, $G.257.25; extra, $7.50.
Hogs Good to choice packers and
butchers, $4,80 4.85; mixed packers,
'$4.704.80; light shippers, $4.35
4.50; pigs, 110 lbs and less, $44.30.
S,b.cep Extra, $4.50'.
THE DEFENSE RESTED.
Celebrated Marcum Damage Suit Is
Drawing to a Close.
Winchester, Ky., Dec. 31. The cele
brated Marcum damage suit is draw
ing to a close. The defense rested its
case Friday afternoon and the evi
dence In rebuttal will probably be fin
ished Saturday. Judge Fenton Friday
afternoon ordered tho, attorneys on
both sides to have tho instructions
they wished given to the Jury ready
by Saturday evening. The Jury will
be charged and the speaking will be
gin Monday. Tho Jury is an excep
tionally good one, composed entirely
of farmers. But the evidence is so
contradictory that a hung Jury is prob
able. Cicero Noble Friday testified that
he saw Curt Jett a,nd Tom White to
gether before Marcum was killed and
saSv them shortly afterward, going to
ward tho river. W. D. Bacon, circuit
clerk, testified that bonds for Tom
White and Shelby White, for the mur
der of Marcum, were, signed by Jas.
Hnrgls, Ed Callahan and S. H. Hurst
Bonds of Curt Jett, for several differ
ent crimes, were signed by Elbert
Hargis and William LIndon. Several
witnesses testified that the reputation
of Capt. Ewen was cood and others
said It was bad.
WITH CLOTHING ABLAZE.
Badly Wounded Man Mounted His
Horse After Injuring His Assailant.
Owlngsville, Ky., Dec. 31. James
Riddle, charged with the murder or
Odd Rogers, was lodged In Jail here.
Rogers made a dying statement, In
which he .said that Riddle placed u
double-barreled shotgun against his
body and fired. The powder set Rog
ers' clothes on fire. He Jerked the
gun from Riddle's grasp and broke it
over his head. Rogers then mounted
his horse, and, with his clothing
ablaze, rode some distance to a ten
ant house on his farm, where the fire
was extinguished, and n vain attempt
was made to save his life.
Riddle is badly, injured from being
struck by Rogers. The Riddle and
Rogers families havo been at outs
from trouble originating over a line
fence four years ago. Their families
are numerous and trouble is feared.
WITH ONE BULLET.
Two Persons Were Killed at a Ken
Mayking, Ky., Dec. 31. During the
progress of a ball at'Craftsville, three
miles from here, in Letcher county,
Mrs. Slllar Jane Bates, 30, was killed
by the accidental discharge of a re
volver which fell from the pocket of
Miles Holbrook, 16, a schoolboy, was
hit by the same bullet and fatally
Negro Jockey to Be Hanged.
Lexington, Ky Dec. 31. The scaf
fold upon which Earl Whitney and
Clauthr O'Brien, the youthful Tennes
see desperadoes, wero hung a year
ago, was taken to Winchester Friday
to be used in the execution of John
Hathaway, the Negro Jockey, under
sentence of 'death for the murder of
a Negro woman. Hathaway is to be
hanged 'January 3.
Lexington Elopers Married.
Lexington, Ky.,, Dec. 31. J. W.
Cooper, a young contractor of this
city, and Miss Sarilda Fisher, super
intendent of the .cloak department in
a local store, quietly secured a mar
riage liecenso here Friday and eloped
to Covingt5n, where they were mar
ried. Dental Pedagogues Elect.
Louisville, Ky., Dec. 31. The Insti
tuto.of Dental Pedagogues elected tho
following officers: President, Dr. S.
H. Guilford, Philadelphia; vice presi
dent, Dr. D. R. StubbIefield,"Nashville,
Tenn.; secretary and treasurer, Dn W.
E. Wllmott, Toronto, an.
Dime Cost His Life.
Paducah, Ky., Dec. 31. Jess Ingram
and Rufe Neece fell-out over a dimo
and the former was shot dead at a
church entertainment. After paying a
dime for himself Ingram refused to
pay for his wife. A fight and tho
Washington, Dec. 31. The following
fourth-class postmasters wero appoint
ed for Kentucky: High Bridge, Jes
samine county, Wm. H. Humble; Roa
noke, Larue county, J. W. Spencer;
Three Springs, Hart county, Lucy A.
Newport, Ky., Dec. 31. Coroner
Hlgglns has completed the compilation
of the statistics of his office for 1904.
The report shows that there wero 46
sudden deaths that demanded Investi
gation on the part of tho coroner.
Newport, Ky., Dec. 31, Friends ot
Edward Hending, one of tho seven
men sent to the penitentiary for long
terms for assaulting Mrs. Gleason, aro
making strenuous efforts to have Gov.
Beckham pardon hlnx
.The President is Devoting Some
Time in Consideration of Im
SEVERAL CHANGES' WILL BE MADE
Joseph II. Choate, Ambassador to the
Court of St. James Will lie Suc
ceeded by Whltelav Held.
Gen. Horace Porter, American Ambas
sador to France, Will Retire Soon
After March 4 Successor Not
Been Decided On.
Washington, Dec. 31. President
Roosevelt is devoting some time at
present to consideration of important
appointments In the diplomatic and
consular service of tho government,
which are to be made formally by him
at the beginning ot the new adminis
tration next March.
It is known that he has decided up
on several changes. Joseph H. Choate,
ambassador to the court of St. James,
has Indicated that he does not desire
longer to continue as the representa
tive of this government in Great Bri
tain and he expects, when relieved, to
return to America, to look after his
personal Interests here. He will be
tie Is Slated to Succeed Ambassador
Choate as Our Representative at London.
succeeded by Whltelaw Reid, proprie
tor of the New York Tribune, who
was one time minister to France.
Gen. Horace Porter, American am
bassador to France, will retire from
that post soon after the 4th of March.
The president has decided on Gen.
Porter's successor, but at this time
no announcement of his decision can
Tower, McCormlck and Storer.
Charlemagne Tower, American am
bassador to .Germany, and Robert S.
McCormlck, American ambassador to
Russia, will continue at their respec
tive posts. "
Bellamy Storer, ambassador to Austria-Hungary,
will continue as the Am
erican representative to the court of
Vienna unless the president should
decide to transfer him to another post
In the diplomatic service.
As to tho ambassadorship to Italy,
nothing of a definite nature can bo
Bald now. It has been rumored that
Ambassador George V. L. Meyer Is to
succeed Gen. Porter at Paris, btit It
can be said that such a change Is not
certain. The probabilities are that
Ambassador Meyer will remain at
Gen. Powell Clayton having decided
to relinquish his post as ambassador
to Mexico at the end of the present ad
ministration, he will be succeeded by
Edwin H. Conger, now United States
minister to China. It Is not expected
that Mr. Conger will continue long at
the Mexican capital, as he Is under
stood to Intend to return to his hqme
state of Iowa to bo a candidate for
governor In succession to Gov. Cum
mins. Minister to Mexico.
When he leaves the City of Mexico,
he will, be succeeded by . David E.
Thompson, of Nebraska, who at pres
ent is American minister to Brazil.
Mr. Thompson accepted the appoint
ment to Brazil with the understanding
that he would be appointed to a high
er place In the diplomatic service as
soon as opportunity offered. Minister
Conger will be succeeded at the court
of Pekln by William W. Rockhlll, at
present director of the bureau of Am
erican republics, who is recognized as
an authority on all subjects pertain
ing to China and the Chinese.
In succession to Frank H. Mason,
consul general to Berlin, John Lewis
Griffiths, of Indianapolis, will be nam
ed! It is expected that some changes
will be made in the corps of Ameri
can ministers but at this time they
are not obtainable for publication.
WIN Accept Lower Wages.
Chicago, Dec. 31. The rail and steel
mill employes of tho Illinois Steel Co.
have decided to accept lower wages
and 12 hour working day proposed by
the company to go into effect Janu
ary 1 in the plant at South Qhlcago.
THE STOCK WAR.
It Is Believed That Thomas W. Law
son Has Called It Off.
Boston, Dec. 31. Is Tliomas W. Law
son about to call off his war against
the Standard Oil and "the system?"
On top of such a rumor Lawson and
several important men from out of
town were in conference from 1
o'clock until early In the evening,
when they left the city together, Law
son leaving word that he would return
to Boston Friday.
State street Is at a loss to under
stand tho meaning of the conference,
If it does not have an important bear
ing upon either Standard Oil or Amal
gamated Copper affairs.
The rumor that Lawson has engag
ed passage for himself and family to
Europe, where he will recuperate from
the strain of smashing the market
and banging Standard Oil and Amal
gamated, Is denied by Lawson's clos
est business associates, who say they
do not know of any plans Lawson may
have for leaving the country.
THE COAL SHIPMENT.
About Seven Million Bushels Were
Sent South From Pittsburg.
Pittsburg, Dec. 31. Hardly had the
channel of the Ohio river at Merry
man been cleared after the accident
to the Crescent's tow, and navigation
reopened Friday, than the Clyde, of
the Clyde Coal Co., dunk a coal boat
and a flat at the same point and as a
result further coal shipments on tho
present rise are improbable. The se
ries of accidents within the past few
days have kept the shipments far be
low the amount expected.
Tho obstruction at Merryman will
not be removed until Saturday, and,
as the rivers are beginning to fall, the
coal companies are not making prep
arations for sending any more fleets
down the river. The total shipments
during the rise amounted to about
seven million bushels of coal and sev
en model barges of wire and nails.
There remain more than 15,000,000
bushels of coal loaded in the harbor
DR. LEROY S. CHADWICK.
The Steamer Carrying Him to This
Country Sighted Off Fire Island.
New York, Dec. 31. The steamer
Pretoria from Hamburg, Dover and
Boulogne, bearing Dr. Leroy S. Chad
wick, of Cleveland, husband ot Mrs.
Cnssie L. Chadwick, as a passenger,
was sighted southeast of Fire Island
Cleveland, O., Dec. 31. The bulle
tin announcing the sighting of the
steamship Pretoria off Fire Island was
given to a deputy sheriff at the county
Jail Saturday morning. He took It Im
mediately to Mrs. Chadwick, who was
asleep. When awakened and inform
ed of the vessel's safety, Mrs. Chad
wick said she was glad to hear the
news as she had worried some over
the delay in the vessel's arrival.
REPAIR BARNS BURNED.
Two Firemen Were Killed and Three
Others Hurt By a Falling Wall.
Chicago, Dec. 31. Fire Friday night
cjmpletely destroyed the iepalr barns
of the Chicago Union Traction Co.. at
40th and Westein avenue, entailing a
loss 'of $150,000. Two firemen wero
killed, two others and one spectator
were Injured by the falling of a por
tion of the wall. The dead are: Capt,
Pul Die, Lieut. John Pyne.
Injured: Charles Anderson, fire
man, cut on face and hands and legs
bruised; Capt. John Miller, fireman,
crushed about body and cuts on head;
August Kraut, severely hurt about tho
JUDGE JOHN J. JACKSON.
Oldest Judge In the Federal Judiciary
Presented to the President.
Washington, Dec. 31. Senator Elk
ins, of West Virginia, Friday present
ed to the president John J. Jackson,
the oldest Judge In the federal judi
ciary. Judge Jackson presides over
the United States district court for tho
northern district of West Virginia. He
is 80 years old and was appointed dis
trict judge by President Lincoln 44
years ago. He was a member 6f tho
old Virginia legislature in war times
and delivered a notable speech in op
position to secession.
Theodore Thomas Seriously III.
Chicago, Dec. 31. Theodore Thom
as, the famous musical director, Is
seriously ill with pneumonia and his
physicians admitted Friday night that
they were becoming alarmed. Dr. C.
F. Elyk, who is in attendance, says ho
has a chance for recovery.
Judge Hobson III.
Frankfort, Ky., Dec. 31. Judgo J.
H. Hobsqn, of tho court of appeals,
who will under tho law succeed to the
chief judgeship January 1, is quite 111
at his home in this city. His illness is
not considered dangerous.
Colorado Supreme Court Ordered
a Sweeping Investigation In
to the Late Election.
TO OPEN DENVER BALLOT BOXES,
The Registration Lists, the Campaign
Expenditure and All Election Mat
ters to Be Investigated.
As There Are 204 Ballot Boxes It Is
Evident That Several Months
Will Be Consumed In Their
Denver, Dec. 31. Ciretchlng .its
hand so as to cast a shadow over ev
ery man and woman in any way im
plicated in election frauds of the city
and county ot Denver on or before or
after November 8, the supreme court
Friday ordered an Investigation so
sweeping in its scope that every phase
of the election may be scrutinized and
everything that bears in any way up
on the election may be made known
by judicial inquiry.
Alva Adams, democratic candidate
for governor, who appeared from the
returns to havo been elected, but who
has declared that he does not want the
offlce tainted with fraud, asked the
court to open every Denver ballot box,
but the order of the court goes be
yond the mere examination of the bal
lots and provides for an Investigation
of the registration lists, the campaign
expenditures and in brief all election
Attorney Samuel W. Bedford, for
Adams, and Attorney Henry J. Hosey,
for the republicans, asked the court
to make Its order of such breadth that
the court need not stop at anything in
the investigation. The court said that
was what it meant to do and Instruct
ed tho lawyers to agree upon the
wording of the order and present It to
the court for approval next Tuesday
Handwriting Experts to Be Appointed.
As there nre 204 ballot boxes It is
evident that several months will be
consumed In the examination of their
contents by tho two hundwrlting ex
perts to be appointed for this work.
It, is expected that the supreme
court will be asked to make an order
placing special watchers at the court
house to guard the registration books
until such time as the investigation is
"There are probably 20,000 fraudu
lent registrations on the books of the
city and county of Denver," said At
torney James H. Brown, the principal
adviser of the republican city central
F. A. Williams, chairman of the re
publican committee, has published the
following statement over his signa
ture: "Our Investigation into the conduct
of the recent election In Denver has
developed the fact that approximately
20,000 fraudulent votes were cast or
counted for Alva Adams in this city.
There Is now no reasonable doubt that
Gov Peabody and the entire republic
an state ticket was fairly elected on
November 8, by the votes of a largu
majority of the legal voters of this
The Situation Complicated.
What effect. If nny, the court's ac
tion Friday will have upon the course
of the legislature in respect to can
vassing the vote for governor and de
termining whether Peabody or Adams
Is entitled to the seat has not become
apparent. Chief Justice Gabbert par
ticularly stated the court's Investiga
tion will not be permitted In any way
to interfere with any investigation
that may be set on foot by the general
Republicans as well as democrats
admit that the opening of all the Den
ver boxes complicates the political sit
uation in Colorado, but believes that
It means there will be no "rough
house" as predicted.
It was announced lnte Friday that
the republican plan to unseat demo
cratic senntors had been modified and
that possibly only Senators Born and
Healey, who were seated by tho dem
ocratic majority on contests two years
ago, would be turned out.
It also was reported that on the
evidence of Influential republicans the
proposition to memorialize the United
States senate to unseat Senator Tel
ler would bo abandoned.
Mitchell Leaves For Washington.
Portland, Ore., Dec. 31. Senator
John H. Mitchell, who came to Port
land to appear before tho federal
grand Jury in connection with tho land
fraud investigations which aro being
prosecuted by tho government, left for
Washington Friday night.
Covington, Ky., Dec. 31. Mary Over
man, who lived alone here, was found
dead in an old arm chair Friday after
noon. . '