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MARIETTA. OHIO, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18. 1899.
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The Leader Store,
a Possible Uprising
Thorn in Northern
Portion of Cape Colony
ME BOERS MAY ATTACK YRYBURG
Activity 011 the Pait of tho Erco
Stato Commando in tlio Hcirjli-
uorliooil of Alhvaluortli.-
It l Hellcved tho-lloeri Iulond Shortly to
Iluth the llnllny Million, With tlio -
llolp of ArtlUory lluuiorod
pulse nt Mafekluc;.
London, Oct. ,18. A Central News
dispatch reports 300 Tloer and 18 Brit
ish killed in tho engagement at Ma
Tho fato of Lieut. Col. Badcn-Pow-ell's
Isolated force at Matching is rous
ing all England.
Lord Salisbury's fourth son, Lord
Edward Cecil, Is with tho imprisoned
garrison; alio, Lady Sarah Wilson,
who is with her husband there. She
Is an auut of tho duko of Marl
borough. Several other highly connected men
are with liaden-l'owell. Orders havo
been sent to do everything' to help
CArn Town, Oct. 18. Tho attack on
Mafcking is on in earnest Tuesday.
Tho battle proceeds stubbornly.
The Boers attacking on tho north of
tho town wero repulsed three tiroes.
They renewed tho assault for tho
fourth time when Cronjo camo up with
artillery from tho south.
The Boers have lost 13 killed.
Tho Boers are fortifying all tho Na
tal passes which indicate they havo no
desire to lcavo the mountains and try
extremities In tho field.
It Is reported hero that tho Boers,
havo had an engagement with another
armored train from Rhodesia.
Kimukrley, Oct. 18. An armored
train, while reconnoltering near Spyt
fontcln, Tuesday, engaged tlio Boors,
killing five and wounding seven. The
British had no losses.
London, Oct 18. Dispatches from
tho Cape wero very meager Monday
night, but they Include an Important
message from Olcncoe camp, dated 2:35
tho Boer commanders which invaded
Natal through Lalngs Nek and after
occupying Newcastle advanced to
Pannhauser, retired on Ingagane Sun
day evenlug, thuir trausport sjrvico
being reported defective. This vlll
delay Indefinitely tho anticipated and
i . tlio month of all months
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ish position at Glcncoe.
Another dispatch reports activity on
the part of tho Freo Stato commando
In the neighborhood of Allwalnorth,
on tho southern frontier. Tho Boers
advance patrol, the dispatch says, go
to the frontier bridge nightly to keep
watch, firing shots at intervals as sig
nals. It is believed tho enemy intends
shortly to try to rush the railway sta
tion, with the help of artillery posted'
on a ridge commanding tho town.
There are rumors that tho Boers
havo been repulsed at Mafcking and
are attacking Vryburg.
A Capo Town pjpor has a dispatch
from the Orange r.ver stating that tho
telegraph wires have been out between
Vryburg and Klmberley and It Is be
lieved the 'Boers arc talking advantage
of tho presence of a largo gathering ol
disloyal farmers nt Vryburg celcbrat-ing-nachtmaal
to attack tho town hop
ing that the farmer will assist them
against tho British.
The samo dispatoh says that tho
British force at Kiraberley Is confident
of its ability to Jiold out, but urges
the Immediate dispatch of u relief
This question of a possible rising of
tho Dutch farmers in the northern
portions of Cape Colony is very im
portant. Tho Daily Mall's correspon
dent at Colesburg had been inquiring
regarding tho matter and on tho tvholo
thinks tho chances are against a rising.
lie bases his opinion on the prospect
of good ciops after four lean years
which bollevod will predispose
tho farmers to peace. Nevertheless
there is serious' disloyalty and much
antl-Brilish agitation iti these dis
tricts, while tho Free Stato Boers
threaten an immediate invasion of
Colcsberg and Allwalnorth.
Tho Daily Mall's corrcsnondent as
serts that Sir Alfred MUner is worked
to death and that Capo Town is surg
ing with bitter resentment at what is
called the Sclirelncr cabtnet's be
trayal of Mafcking by its coustant re
fusal to .send' u volunteer forco to itl
Cutlluc; lfitllit Ki.fl.
Kansas Cm-, Mo., Out. IS. The Kan
sas City, Pittsburg &, (iulf lallroad
Monday announced that, effective Oc
tober 20, It vfrlll cut the jato on pack
ing house products to Galveston, Beau
mont and Houston, Tex,, IB cent per
hundred pounds. The-p-csent raid is
55 cents and the cut, will muko It 43
Ifxii Drought iirokoii.
Dallas. Tex.. Oct 18. Tho first
L general . rain in Texns slnco July 1,
commenced Monday, Thero havo been
but thrco scattered showers slnco the
00 odd days of drought Tho rain will
help wheat but Is too lalo to benefit
Canada Support Iceland' African Toller.
London. Oct 18. Sir Lewis H. Da
vies, Canadian minister ot marina
and fshcrlcs, was given a banquoi)
Monday-evening by tho Canadian scc
tion of tho London chamber ot com
merce. In tho course of an address
the minister declared that the whole
of Canada was united as ono man In
support of tho British government's
African policy of .ustico and equal
rights for all white men.
Cincinnati. Qgt, it.
TLOUU Spring ratcnt,' (18531.15; spring
fancy, fs.ti03J3.70. winter fi.ner, SI 11(313, win
ter fomlly, 4C0aS.71, wluterputent,fll!ia3-7ij
extra. tiOOG'.' 3, low grade, l.7J&l.ej; North
western rc HBi&aiOi do city, J1IC0133.
Wheat boles No. 3 red, track, 71c
Hoas Select shipper, Si.lJJUti select
butchers. UI83I 40; fair to good puckers, IVii
Q4 3S; t.lr tu good llht, Ulu 8i, common
and rouzha, tltotn to.
OATTLU Pair to good shippers, U 6.",Q5.KI
good to etioloo butchers, iMUQS IV, fair to me-
mum ouicaers, jj.isaiuD, common,
SUEEf 1-xtraJ. a73&3.0, eood to choice,
!100&3.(U, common to loir, UWaiUJ.
Lauiis Extras, JUO5.00, irood to choice,
U42$4 85, common to fair, uoosi.pa
Vkaj. Calves Pair to tood lifht, aooa
e.50, common and i rge, H(tt37
Chicago Oct 17.
VThkat October, TOH. Dtccmbcr tOKoi
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EVIDENCE OF MURDER.
An Oyster Sloop Afire Drifts Into Hock
Creek With Tiro Mend Hollies Aboard
A Mjrttorloui Stranger.
Baltimore, Oet 18. Tho little oys
ter sloop Dicam, on flic, drifted Into
Rock creek Sunday bearing evidence
that a murder had been committed on
her deck. The dismembered portions
ot a while man's body, supposed to bo
that of Capt. Oliver Caulk, her owner
and commander, wore found after the
Uamcs h nd been extinguished. A col
ored deck hand named Frank Collier is
missing, and ho probably shared tho
fato of tho captain,
The police are searching for a mys
terious stranger who boarded tho
Dream on Saturday and asked to bo
taken to Saint Michaels, Talbot coun
ty, her home port, whither she was
bound. Tho vessel sailed Saturday
evening. Sunday morning sho drifted
Into Rock creek eight miles below tlio
city. An unknown man was picked
up off Sparrow's Point nearly opposito
Rock creek Monday morning from a
yawl boat by tho crew' of the schooner
Amelia and brought to Baltlmoro
where ho disappeared. The police be
lieve that this man is the murderer.
Capt Caulk had about 8800 on his per
son when ho sailed on Saturday.
Baltimore, Md., Oct. 18. Robert
Wyatt was arrested hero and held for
tho murder of Capt Oliver i Caulk on
the sloop Dream, discovered on fire at
Rock creek Sunday morning. Wyatt
is also charged with murdering Caulk's
deckhand, Frank Collier, colored. The
prisoner had In his possession property
of Capt Caulk's. Blood spots were on
Ills clothing. Ho tells a rambling story
of how ho happened to be in the
Dream's yawlboat adrift Sunday morn
TROOPS ORDERED OUT.
The Negro Population Threaten to Hum tho
Town of llarneivlllr, On., for HeTenge
Principal Iiulltllngs Guarded.
Atlakta, Ga., Oet 18. Gov. Candler
received a telephone message lato Mon
day night from tho sheriff of Piko
county, nt Barnesvllle, advising him
that tho Negro population of the town,
in an attempt to avengo tho whipping
of three of their number Sunday night
by whites, were gathering and threat
ening to burn tho place. Gov. Candler
at onco ordered out the Barnesvllle
Blues, at Barnesvllle, and tho Capital
City guards, of Atlanta.
The Blues reported to the sheriff and
were at once placed on guard around
the principal buildings. Tho Capitol
City Guard, 50 mon, assembled at their
armory In Atlanta at 11:30 and a few
minutes later a special train was in
readiness for them.
Gov. Candler decided however, to
wait further advicos from Barnosville
before ordering tho train to leave.
DEWEY'S SOUTHERN TRIP.
He Will Take I'art iu the Preientatlon of
a Sword to I.leut. Ilrumby In At
lanta Next Tucaday.
Washington, Oet 18. A committee
representing tho citizens of Atlanta,
accompanied by Representative Liv
ingston, of Georgia, called upon Adm.
Dewey Tuesday to arrange the details
of his trip to Atlanta. It was decided
that, in company with Lieut Brumby,
who Is to bo 'presented with a sword by
tho city of Atlanta and a citizens' com'
mlttee, tho admiral will leave Wash'
lngton next Monday night, arriving
at Atlanta Tuesday evening. Ho will
review the military display In Atlanta,
take part In tho presentation of tho
sword and attend tho dinner to bo giv
en by tho Capital club.
The I'retldent ltnnqueted In Milwaukee.
Milwaukee, Wis., Oet 18. Tho
special train bearing President McKln
ley and party arrived In this city from
the trip through Iowa and part of
Wisconsin at 7 o'clock Monday eve
ning. It was the first visit to Mil
waukee ot a chlof executive ot tho
nation in a decado and the greeting ho
received from many thousand peoplo
was most cnthusiastla and appropriate
to the occasion. Tho party wero driven
to the Deutchcr club whero a recep
tion was held and a banquet given tho
Kleetrlcal Workers Meet.
PiTTSnuitau, Pa., Oct 18. Tho sixth
biennial convention of tho National
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
was opened Monday at Knights of La
bor hall. Bey ond the f ormall lies of open
Ing the convention did very little busi
ness. Nearly 100 delegates aro here
and a number of others are on tho road.
New Steal Company Orc;anled.
PiTTSnunoii, Oct. 18. The Union
Steel Co., with a capital of $1,000,000,
which will probably bo Increased to
810,000,000 next spring, has been form
ed hero by Pittsburgh capitalists for
tho purpose of competing with the
American Stocl and Wire Co., known
b the wire combine.
(leu. MeClernand's Condition,
riUKariKLD, 111.,. Oce. 18. There
was a slight improvement in the condi
tion of Gen. John A. McClcrnand Mon
day evening, butlio is still unablo to
take much nourishment and his tern-
ricraturo is still vcrv hlch. It Is not
t proi,abj0 ji,at ho will recover.
Tady Hholto IHugtaa Arrive.
Nkw Yojik, Oct 18. Lady Sholto
Doug) as, formerly Lore t to Addis
Mooney, arrived from England Mon
day and left at once tor Oakland to
visit her iilmlly.
Tlio Insurgents Used Artillery,
a Few of tlioShellB Exploding,
Killing One American.
SEVEN OF OUR MEN WERE WOUNDED.
The 17th, 9th and IStli Rejrimcnts En
gaged tho Enemy and They
Retired in tlio Morning.
American Fconttng Tarty Captnro Eleven
Filipinos Near' Unllnat.-ltebel Major
Taken Near Mayqauyan dm Otli
Eontli a list ot Deaths uf feoldlcrs.
Manila, Oct. 18. The insurgents
mado an attack upon Angeles at half
past two Monday morning. One Amer
ican was killed and seven were wound
ed. Tho Filipinos used artillery, a few
Tho 17th, 0th and 18th regiments en
gaged tho enemy, who retired at half
past 5 a. m.
Ah American scouting party near
Ballnatc captured 11 Filipinos. An
other, near Maycauyan, captured a
Filipino major. AH',wero brought to
Washington, Oct. 18. Gen. Otis
under date of Sunday reports the fol
lowing deaths among the United
States troops In the Philippines:
Chronic dysentery, October 8, Sergt.
'William K. Humphries, D, 14th; Corp.
M. T. Harris. I, Slst Infantry; October
11, Daniel McCarthy, B, signal corps;
Sergt Murtha Hennessy, 11, 13th In
fantry; October 13, Pat Ryan, K, 20th
Infantry. Chronic Diarrhoea, October
0, Frank Cook, I, slst Infantry. Ty
phoid fever, October 7, W. J. Flyn,
6tli artillery; Ootober 9, Robert
Paige, hospital corps', October 11, L.
B. Harris, I, 81st infantry; Lewis
WORKING ON THE MAST
gietuliem ot the IlrltWh Crew 1
Jones, I, 13th Infantry; Harry M.
Whlrtncr, I, 2tst Infantry; acute dys
lntery, October 9, Charles Larose, B,
4th cavalry; suicide, Alfred E. Bar
nard, hospital corps; heart disease,
Trumpeter Edwaid Parnell, E, 25th in
fantry; enteritis, Henry Moller, B, 18th
infantry; pneumonia, October 13, Geo.
Clayton, C, 19th Infantry.
Manila, Oct 18. Bell's regiment,
moving from a position northwest of
Bacoor Tuesday morning, drove the
enemy out of Porac. One Amorican
was killed and one wounded. The
Filipinos lost a number of killed and
wounded. The Americans captured
two bullock carts ot ammunition.
Tho newspaper Patria has been sup
pressed and its editor, Senor Utor, a
Spaniard, placed under arrest on
charge of printing and publishing se
ditious documents For some time the
Patria has been hostile to the Amer
icans. Rccontly pamphlots attacking
the Americans and friendly Filipinos
havo been circulated, and tho police
bellevo that iltor wrote and printed
Fifteen New Casei No Deaths.
Jacksonville, Flo., Oct. la Fifteen
new cases ot yellow fever and no
deaths wero reported Monday. Total
number of cases to date, 1,100; total
deaths, S2. Dr. Horsey, assistant state
health officer, reports another suspi
cious case at Miami. Dr. Porter hat
quarantined the place fiom other parts
ot the state, and will go to Miami to
Adm. Ilewry Arrive In Maihlncton.
Washington, Oct. 18. Adm, Dewey
returned to Washlfton late Monday
afternoon on tho belated through
Federal express from Boston.
THE ASIOR BATTERY.
An Effort: Heine Mado to lteorganlae It
and Tender Its Fervlee to President
Kruger for the TranivaaL
Chicago, Oct 18. The Post says an
effort is being made to reorganize tho
Astor battery, of New York, which
was tendered to this government by
John Jacob Astor at tho breaking out
of tho Spanish-American war and
served 11 months in the Philippines,
and tender It to President Krugcr for
service against the British. It Is said
that 40 of tho men have already enlist
ed for the expedition. They will leave
the United States as Individuals and
rendezvous In Canada in order to
evade the neutrality feature of the
International, law. This Information
comes in a letter to Enyart Hooveu,
of Hamilton, O., who Is visiting In
Chicago. Tho letter tells of tho ef
forts that aro being made to get the
boys together In the Boers' service
during tho war in South Africa, and
inquired if Hooven would enlist and
accept a scrgeancy. Mr. Hooven Is a
son of J. C. Hooven, a manufacturer of
Hamilton, O., and was held In high
esteem by his comrades during tho
battery's service In the Philippines.
ACCIDENT TO THE SHAMROCK.
During the Second Raco Tuesday the Chal
lenger Loirs Her Topiall Colum
bia Sail the Course Alone,
New York, Oct 18. Tho Shamrock
lost tho second race Tuesday of the In
ternational series by an accident Tho
wind was too strong for her immense
c ub topsail, the biggest ever set on
any boat, and carried it away. The
Britisher Immediately came about and
started for home under her mainsail
and forestaysall. Under tho agree
ment entered Into by tho owners It
Is stipulated that should either boat be
disabled the other boat shall sail over
the course alone and bo awarded the
.. rri .. t.i . i i . !
race. J. ho accident occurred about
11:25. Tho Shamrock had crossed tlio
line first at 11:01, followed by the Co-
OF THE SHAMROCK.
lumbla at 11:01:42. The Columbia ap
peared to be slightly in the lead when
the accident to the Shamrock occurred.
After crossing the line the Shamrock
tried to outfoot her rival Instead of
Tho cup committee announced that
there would be no raco Wednesday, to
permit tho Shamrock to be remcas
urcd. Tho disabled boat has gone
Into Erie basin to have a new topmast
set up. It was announced by one of
tho officers of the Erin that tho next
raco would bo on Thursday instead of
TwoThouaand Miners Unit Mo k.
Si'BiNO Valley, III, Oct 18. Two
thousand miners employed by tho
Spring Valley Coal Co., laid down their
picks Tuesday in response to an order
of State President J. M. Hunter of the
Miners' unlou. The supply of coal
from this point will drop 500 tons dally
until a settlement is made. The diffi
culty which resulted in the strike lies
In the alleged refusal of General Man
ager Dalzell, ot the coal company, to
stop union dues at the company's of
fice, Emperor to Decorate Klne; Alfonso.
Berlin, Oct 18. Count Hohenan,
commander of the Gardes du Corps,
will go to Spain November 2 to pre
sent to King Alfonso the decoration of
tho Order ot the Black Eagle which
has been conferred upon him by the
N"KW Youk, Oct. 18. Tho will of thq
'late Cornelius Vanderbilt will not bo
offered for probate or made public for
several days probably not before next
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
ftOYAl WWHO frOOTO
PROF ORTON. DEAD.
The Dlstliiirul.hed Ktooonito Ueolaglst
Dlod tt tdeiilr at Ilia Home In Co-
luiulm, o , or Heart Failure.
Coi.LUiiva, 0 Oct 18. Prof. Edward
Orton, Ph. D. LI.. D., of the Ohio stato
university, died suddenly Monday af
ternoon at his home in this city of
heart disease. He was silting in a
chair and the end camo so quickly and
peacefully that he seemed to faltj
asleep. Prof Orton was one of tha '
most distinguished economic geologists
of America and was honored last year
by election to the presidency of I
the Ameilcan association for tho
advancement of science, presiding at
tho Columbus meeting. He had been
since 18S5 state geologist, his official
reports In that capacity forming a
most valuable contribution to geolog-1
leal science. Ho was born March 9,1 "n uoss, (a, renewed an om quar
1SJ9, at Deposit, Delawaro county, N. j rel Sn Scott county. Tennessee. Tho
Y 'and received his earlv education l"'' Wiled Boss with a shotgun
.., it ,,i .,.,.,! ..
Hamilton collego In 1813 and
studied theology at Lane seminary.
He was president of Antloch
college, when In 1873 he was called to
the presidency of tho Ohio Stato uni
versity in this city. He resigned that
position in 1831, but retained a profes
sorship in geology. Soveral years ago
he suffered a stroko of paralysis, but
recovered sufficiently to continue his
university work up to a few days ago.
Dr. Orton was widely known as
tllrpr liovtni lmd tlio tv.mnf.lr fill
turcr, having had the remarkable fac
ulty of popularizing the science ot
Collided VI 1th a Street Car.
Srr.i.sariEi.1), O., Oet la Monday
morning a Clifton street car In charge
of Molorman Thurraan Horney was
struck by a Big Four box' ear on tho
Panhandle transfer crossing. Tho
front end of tho car was demolished,
but the motorman held to his post.
Rev. Father Conway jumped and was
badly bruised. Mrs. Elmor Kuqua and
two other ladles remained In the car
and were not Injured.
The Corpse Is Misting.
Napoleon, O., Oct 18. Matilda Rea
son, epileptic, died at the Galllpolls In
stitutlon Friday. Her remains wcio
shipped by expross to Napoleon Satur
day, but they have not yet arrived.
Telegrams failed to locate the corpse.
Undertaker Bltzer went along the line
to Galllpolls, but has not found tho
remains. It is feared the remains may
have been shipped to some medical in
stitution. Frar an Kpldemlo of Smallpox. '
Coi.umhus, O., Oct. 18. Smallpox Is be
coming ularmlngly frequent again. '
The state board of health Is fearful of
an epidemic this winter unless strict
est precautions arc taken. Monday
Secretary Piobst rccolvcd reports of
new cases at New London, Youngs
town, New Carlisle and Addlston. The
Youngstown case developed on a child
that had just emigrated from Assyria.
Iter. Y. Peyton Morgan Is Dead.
Daito.v, O., Oct. 18. Itcv. Y. Peyton
Morgan, D. D., died at his homo In this
city Monday morning. Mr. StSrgan
was for many yeais rector ot Christ's
Episcopal church, but resigned the
charge to nccept a call to the Episco
pal cathedral, Cincinnati, O. His
health failed and he was never able to
assume the duties ot his new position.
Still Sell Uouda.
SritiNQ field. O., Oct. 18. The trus
tees of tho Thomas Mitchell hospital
decided Monday night to dispose of
the S103 000 worth of four per eent
bonds at 10 per cent, premium and loan
tho money. This sum was left to the
hospital by the late John Snyder for
the benefit of tho sick poor ot the city.
Died From lllood Folionlnf.
Cincinnati, Oct 18. Miss Mary V.
Laughlln, who was a stenographer at
the Ambcrg & Brill Toy Co., is dead
from blood poisoning, caused by a
small fever blister on her lip coming
in contact with an indelible pencil
and the blue Ink that is used on a
Killed by a Motor Car.
Lorain, O., Oct IS. John Smith, Ice
dealer, was killed cast of here by a
motor Sunday night while coming
home from seeing his betrothed. The
body was discovered In the ditch Mon
day morning. Motormcn dtny strik
ing tho man.
New Ohio Postmaitart.
Wasiiinoton, Oct la Fourth-clasj
postmasters appointed for Ohio Mon
day! Gretna, Logan county, Charles
MuBrien; Powell, Delawaro county,
J. A. Lpry; Rlalto, Butler county,
Mraz-Erizabeth Mcssner; Rckeby Lock,
Margan county, Elizabeth Jones.
Albert LonraUy's Fatal Nap.
Lorain, 0., Oot, 18. Albert Conrady,
acred 16, coming home from seeing his
sweetheart at midnight, laid his head'
on tho street car track and was run
over and killed, He went to slccr
while waiting tor the last car.
OO., WW VOW.
Pitcher Mercer, of the Washington
club, has signed a contract with tha
team for the season of 1000.
The New Orleans board of health
for Sunday and Monday report is ono
new case of yellow fever and no deaths.
Monday's statement of the condi
tion of the treasury shows: Available
cash balance, 3285,304,834; gold re
Ed Kennedy securod the decision
over George Kerwln at the end of a
hot ten-round Lout at the MUlvale op
era house, Pittsburgh, Monday night
Fifteen new cases of yellow fever
were reported Monday at Key West,
and no deaths. Tho situation is rap
Idly Improving, owing to tho cooler
Rev. II. C. Daugherty, aged 84, and
Flro which broke out early Tuesday
In the six-story structure at 130 to 130
West Washington street Chicago,
caused a loss of $105,000. The entire
east half of the building wasdestroyed.
3. L. Smith, white, was strung up to
a plno tree Sunday, after being
wrested from the town marshal by a
posse at Wilson, La. Smith was be
lieved to bo the leader of cattle
"Kid" Parker, of Denver, defeated
Jack Daly, of Chicago, in three rounds
Monday night Tho bout was to havo
been for six rounds, but at the end of
the third Daly's seconds threw up' tin
Robert J. Boykln, an ex-policeman,
early Tuesday morning entered Aus
tin's poolroom at Denver, Cola, and at
the point of a revolver compelled tin
cashier to open the safe, from which
he took $4,000 and escaped.
A cable dispatch received Monday at
Ottawa from Lord LansJowne, secre
tary of war, says that the Canadian
contingent will be regarded as od
brigade and not cut up Into units and
attached to the Imperial forces.
The cablo companies announce that
messages exchanged with South Afri
ca are subject to censorship at Aden
and Natal's communication with tha
Orange Free State and the Transvaal
The British steamship Knight Bach
elor arrived at New Orleans Monday
afternoon from Hamburg, Germany,
with 73,507 bags of raw beet sugar,
equal to 7,301 tons. This is tho largest
cargo of foreign sugar ever brought
to New Orleans.
The cruiser Brooklyn left Hampton
Roads Monday afternoon bound for
Manila by the Suez canal. The bat
tle ships Massachusetts and Indiana
and the cruiser New York sailed for
New York Monday morning. The
Texas is taking coal at Lambert's
I Twenty-five carloads of mules for tha
Transvaal, purchased In the Kansas
City market by the English govern
ment within tho past ten days, were
started for New Orleans Monday. An
other train load will follow for the
same point within a few days. An es
timate on 500 tons of hay for use In
the South African campaign was mads
(.apt. R. V. Patrick Hurt
Tiffin, O., OcU 18. C pt R. F. Pat
rick, the repubjean candidate for rep
resentative, fell down stairs at his
home in Adrian and was severely In
jured in hU back.
Ultter Lire Tragedy.
LonAiN, O., Oct 18. Mrs. Thomas
Slkes died Monday. Her husband Is
In jail for abuse. Five children are
.- interior Department Estimates.
Wasuinoton, Oct 18. The interior
department estimates, completed Mon
day for the fiscal year ending June 30,
1001, aggregate a grand total of S170,
500,000. This amount Included 8145,.
172,000 for the entire pension service,
ot which $144,000,030 is for all army
and navy pensions, the remainder be
ing for agencies, salaries, etc.; tho
census bureau, $9 004,000; Indian serv
ice, $0,800,520; the general land office,
$1,090,000; patent office, $1,501,190; and
geological survey, 500,000.
FACE AND LIPS.
Use After Shaving. Sold by
Beagle & Lytle,
Druggists, 0pp. Court House