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CJUSIS FOIL MJUANT.
DEATH ALMOST STARE9 THE PRIS
ONER IN THE FACE.
Th Witness Frndnrfxl Contrnillrt F.Tirj
Yltal Taint In th KMrnoe nf llm It.
ffiM Tlifl nhnttnl I.envrs lMirnnt
SAV FnATWtsco, Oct. iX At tho rn
oponlnfl of court tho di'fcnan 111 thn trlil
of Thpoiluro Diiriintniinminrril thnt IVhml
finished Its cnsn, nml tho taking of tesil
nwny In rolmtttil wns at unco begun liy
Tho tPRtlmony wnn fhn uiot lniHirtnnt
given In the trial, ns Ir con (1 icit i l wli h ci v
ernl stiitonicnta mailo liy Diiniut on tlia
Tho tnsHinony of Dr. Ciillu rt F. "ir
hnm, for luslnncc, lfl ri,nhliri d liy ninny
to sweep nwny Dnrnnt's iMitlrn tli'fi'nqe.
Urnhain, who la a inrillciil Rt ini'tit mid
an lntlnuitu friend of Ihir.mr, tohl of a
sonsntimml Interview tlmf. took plmo le
twoun lilinRolf nnd the prisoner nt (he
county jail on April !). Dr. (iialmni was
accompanied to thn prison ly ,1. S. Dun
lilKiin, a newspaper man, who was nsui d
by Dtirant to rellre after hn had licen
there a few minutes, (iriilintn said that
aftor Dnnnlf-'nn nti'ppeil asido Dntaiit
asked him If ho would let him see his
notes of Dr. Cheney's lecturo in ord.n'that
ho mluht rompaio them with hln own.
Urnham demurred at. flr-r., after which he
aid Durant. staled frankly to him that
lie had tin Holes nf the lecture.
Ho mid Dunint told him if ho had the
notes of tho lecture ho could easily estab
lish n strong aiihl for hlniself and mrcd
him to lcavo tho notes with Mis. Duiaiil
In order that shn inliilit hrlng them to
him at tho prison. Dr. Uraliam paid he
refused thn request nod never afterward
Visited Dur'iut at tho prison.
Unroot Is Stilt Culm.
Dr. Orahnm's story was not shaken In
any particular on cross examination.
While ho was testifying tho jurors
watched Durant closely, hut ho finvo no
slnn to Indira!" that hn considered the
testlmuny of any Importance. Dr. (it-aham
will Ira reoallcdjtomorrow for further cross
Tho first witness called In rehullnl hy
thn prosncul ion were tlio llvo trustees of
Whllo Durant wns on the stand he testi
fied that ho wns asked hy tho trustees lo
repair tho sun humor at Knianuel church
on April 1. The trustees denied that they
hnd nsked Durant to make repairs of any
kind nt tho church during March or April.
Witnesses were next railed to disprove
Durant's statement that ith the afternoon
of April he was at the ferry for the pur
poso of searching for Klnncho 1. anoint,
who, ho said, a mysterious stranwer had
told him would cross tho hay that after
noon. l W. Dtultfp, a incillcal student,
said ho saw Durant nt tho ferry, and tho
prisoner tohl him ho was waitlmr for a
liuinhcr of inenitiers of tho signal corps,
who wero expected from Oakland. (.!. A.
Dukes, a incillcal student whoaeompaniod
Dodffo, corroborated his testimony.
A. A. Hnhp, an old schoolmate of Du
rant's, tcstlllM that ho saw Durant at the
fprry tho samo nfternonn, in company
with a young woman who answered the
description of Mlnnln Williams.
It Is known that Minnie Williams camo
over from her homo In Alameda that aft
ernoon, and tho next day her body was
found In Knmnuel church. It Is tho tlio
ory of the prosecution that instead of ho
liiK at tho ferry to look for lllaueho I,a
mont, Durant was thero for tho ptirposo of
mooting Miss Williams nnd hid eg her to
K. A. fjlnser, a student nt tho Medical
college., testified that on tho afternoon of
April 10 Durant nsked him to read aloud
his notes of Dr. Cheney's lecturo. (ilaser
Aid ho read his notes to Durant, who do
votod three-quarters of nn hour to writing
In his notebook. Tho defense tried to show
that It wnsoustomary for students to com
paro notes, hut (ilaser said that Durant
rend nothing that purported to ho his own
Conditions of the Cup ltnfirs,
NEW Yoiik, Oct. 23. Tho New York
Yaoht club has forwarded to lVrey 'J'hel
lusson, secretary of tho llnynl Victoria
Yacht club, nnd to Charles D. Hose, tho
challenger for the America's cup, tho con
dltlons which aro to govern the series of
races, Tho match is to ho decided hy tho
boat threo out of five raeos. The starting
Is to bo from Sandy Hook lightship. First
rnoo, to windward or lcoward nnd return;
sooond rnco, equilateral triangle; third
rnoo, similar to first rnco; fourth race,
similar to second rnco; llflh race, similar
to first raoo. Tho course is to bo UU nauti
Foundry Dumaged Iiftdty by Fire.
Amstkiidam, N. Y., Oct. 18. Tho
Wcmplo foundry nt Fultonvllln was par
tially destroyed by flro. Doss, .,uu0. Tho
foundry was In tho hands of n receiver,
Who has been ongnged in selling Its con
tents. Tho building wns to bo occupied
for the manufacture of hedgo and wire
fonoe. Kx-Stnto Comptroller l'.dwnrd
Wemple was ono of the firm formerly
owning the foundry, which niado an as
signment several month? ao.
Dropped Dead While Shopping
Amsterdam, N. Y., Oct. 19. Mrs.
Georgo Stewart, a prominent resident of
Perth and mot hor of Counselor lioorpo C.
Stewart of this olty, dropped dead from
heart disease while shopping In tho dry
goods store of Hulhcimor & Shoulin. hue
was 66 years of ago,
Thlrtj Days' Respite Granted.
HARltlsnUito, Oct. 21. Albert W. Wood
ley, who was to havo bocn handed In Al
leghany county next Tuesday for tho mur
der of Mrs. Jounio Duchannn, has been
granted a resplto of 80 days by Governor
Coal Miners Get an Advance.
Hazietos, Pa., Oot. 18. A nntlco has
been, posted in O. It. Markle & Co. 's col
lieries stating that an advance, of 10 per
sent In wages will take ellcct after Mon
Droncht In Cumberland Vulley.
Carlisle, Pa., Oct. 3. A serious
drought prevails in tho Cumberland val
ley. Wells have run dry, and the pastures
are suffering much damage. Farmers are
obliged to haul water and drive their cat
tle a dlstunoe of five miles to and fruin
the nearest streams.
Looking For II U Young Wife.
HAvirriu, Ml., Oct. 23. Hiram O.
Mansur, 60 years old, a farmer living just
outside of Nashua, N. 11., is in this city-
looking for his young wife, who, he says,
dosertad hlin over a munth ago after sell
ing some of his property and collecting $00
Destructive Gas Explosion.
WlVKEsnARRK, Pa., Oo 10. An ex
plosion of gas badly wrecked .1 portion of
the lluttouwood colliery of the Parrlsn
Coal company and fatally injured Joseph
bweitzer, a miner, and seriously burned a
Sawmill Destroyed by fire.
MnurKAI-OUH, Oot. 19. The sawmill of
the K. W. Backus Lumber company was
burned here. Loss, U'o,00tl; insurance,
100,000. The origin of the lire is un
known. The mill was erected 13 years
ago and bad a dally capacity of 5i,ou0
PELLINQ A MINE.
A Vrstprn Stan's flrml I.m-k In Illspnshig
nf Ills I'rnpprty.
"It it tlio raciest thing nn ouilli tn
fell n mine in London fur almost nny
price, in'ovithtl Ton havo nnvllmij' to
show nil r-spr rt, " Raid Major Frank Me
Lnne,lilin. "Them in also n rio.hr way
nnd n wroiitf way to pi about it. Kmnp
timo ni!' I vent to Loudon to nrjji t uito
tlio salo of Ponio mining properly, (if
course, tho first thing I hud tn thi was
to li t capital know what I was thero
for. Tin I). hen inijuiiiefl coiiiinenccd,
I simply Fniil : '( iont 1 loon, I have mill
inp; piopr-rty to Fell, If you moult lued
tirss and want in buy, Kcml your rvpett
out to rxamittn flu property nnd lnako
a report mi it. You will know tlun
what yen urn buying.'
"A r nipany was organized. Tiro rx
prt. rxaiiiiniil the pn oily and n perfid
favorably, nnd u meeting was held lo
"'Now, major, ' paid tlio spokesman,
'woliavo fonuil that the propi rty may
lio wirlli noincthintf. What is yiair
" "I'wn Immlred nnd fifty thousand, '
" 'That is morn f ban wo expected to
pay. Wo i'xn rted lo pay nhout "l,
(inil. Tin vo is not much diU'etiaico li"
Iweeii yno, OMI mid "."itl.lilltl. If you will
(In p the f li.cdil wo will take it.'
"I xpi'cli d lo pet about 1 100,0(1(1 for
the l'rii)ity, so w ilh it show of reliic
laney I aiecit to accept their. olVer.
When the papers wore made out, I was
fiitprised to barn Hint, they had been
talking about pounds and I nhout dol
lars, but I was vol v careful not to let
my suipiisp h nk, nnd that is tho way t
,1 f l.ilnii.liiio fur lliemino. (Ireat peo
plo tn ilo biisincr i w i'h. " Sanl' rau
f'of-nnnntH In Florida
Otiilo a number of tropical nuts, liavu
reeeul ly In ( n introduced into cultiva
tion in Ihis country. Already nn thn
past coast of Florida arenrowiiiK L'oO.OUO
;'ocoauut trees, 4,,,0n(l being in nuo
planlntioti. II is In lieved that I hn first
tieos of this kind in that slain pprouled
fiom nuts brought from tlentral Annri
ca nnd the West Indies by llio jrulf
slrcam. At Key West ami nhout somn
of the old foi Is cocoanuts wcio planted
at an early day, us eerlain ancient trees
now standing bear witness. In IK, 7 a
batk fieiphtetl v. it It cis oitnuts was
ciitiht in il storm oil' tho cojisf of l''lori
(la nnd beaelied near Lake Worth. Sev
eral thousands of tho nuts were saved
nml planted, tho sal isfaclnry piowth of
tho lecdlinps pivinjt an impelus to cul
tivation. New Yoik World.
COLLEGE GI1US AND MARHIAGE.
llils of t'eiircssioii Tl.nt Throw a I.lRht u
I havo no (Inubt that tlio remaining
ennsoof the low lnatriaKO vale is that
many men dislike iiitollcclnal woiiu ii
Whether because such women mo really
ilisaprceaiiioor because men s. tasto is at.
fault I hhall not try lo determine And
even ntnou? thoso who liko them tis
friends many feel as llio youngmun did
wlin mado this confession:
"I never expected to marry the sort of
Kill I did. You know I always believed
in intellectual niuulity nnd nil that
and had podd friendships willi tli col
lege fiirls. bat, you see, you girls hadn't
nny illusions nhout us. After you had
Bceu us 1 1 ; u i j; i 1 1 l; at the board on problems
ynn could work aud hail taken thoKamo
doprces yourselves, you couldn't imajjiuo
us wonders just becaii'-'O wo had Kcno
through coIIcko, uml when I met dear j
littlo nil! that tlnuiK'lit I knew (ivory- ;
thiuK why, it just keeled mn right
over. It was n feelinp; I had no idea of. "
And the collego woman answered :
"I will betray something to you. Lots
of lis aro just its iinrcformcd as you. Vo
want just us much to look up to our hus
bands ns you want to bo looked up tn.
Only of corrrsn tho more wo know tho
harder it is to find Fomchody to meet tho
want. Probably tho npial inarriao is
really tho ideal one, and everybody will
ooino tn prefer 'it lioino day. Hut per
Bonally I liko men lo bo superior tn mo.
Only I'll tell you what I don't liko in
them tho wish to keep ahead of us by
holding us back, liko spoiled children
that want to bo given tho Ramo, nnd
then admired for thoir skill. If men
would encourupo ns to tin onr very best,
ami thou do still better themselves, it
oupht to bo pood for civilization. " j
Tho Slarriao Uato of Cullegn Wom
en," by Milicent W. thinu, iu Century.
DuriiiRa Eos.siou of tho territorial leg
islaturo of Montana, held more than U0
years n;o. a measuro was introduced
which appeared to fume people to iu- : t;lill nt-.c;e, in fact, possess a centaKious
volve Forions constitutional questions. I nmvor as intIls0 llH lh:it f mi,.,.,,),,,
Oiiommw who was supposed to possess : Nllt fl.,ir ,,,, t.,)llr.,,!e finly rn rontapi
pient oratorical powers, declaimed llerco- I(k,.,s nro, too, on condition that
ly nKumst tho moasure, clnimiiiR that it tl.v llr0 repeated often enough,
was "clearly in opposition to tho preat Vviiou tho mechanism f contapion
priuciplcs of MaBini Charta, which tho hlw i,,..,,,, , Wirk lll0 Mt.:l ,.. , n
bravo barons iu days of old had wrested ; th ,,,,.,.. ,h;lt ,!-l(s to Slllv,,.s, , ,;,,.
from King John, a blessed result of a j H1I1 m, 1( I.l,dit nt rnds by
Llnody conflict." I tolera! in and then ne- ptin. it. Tlai
"'. 4.in.u u.
common senso than for erudition, rose
immediately to reply to this burst of
fiery eloquence, evidently bent on mak
ing it clear that lie, for ouo was not to
bo overenmo by high jouuding worils or
"It's of mighty littlo importance
what the opinions, of King John and his
lnuu McCaithy were," ho announced
firmly, adding that it was high time fur
legislative bodies of Montana to thiuk
und act for themselves without any refer
ence to the principles whit ll gnverued
tho remote authorities quutcd by his
The fust orator's speech had mado
some impression, but the n-ti . i w as re
ceived with the enthusiasm which it
deserved, and it was owing tn his in
fluence rather than that of his more
brilliant predecessor that tho measure
was defeated. Youth's Companion.
Old Bullion It galls me to think
that my money goca into your spend
thrift bauds when I die.
Young Bullion Never mind, gov
ernor, it won't stay there lung. Iu
Ktritck acit KilUd by a Tr:i.lo
Nkw Loiiiaiy, Conn., Oct. 28. Corns
1). AdauiBiiu, s'.iperiutendent of llriH,Ls'
quarries ut MIIIbIouo point, was struck
uy to Irani uu I ne v. cm I Ul 1 ormolu rail -
' , 11 - . ,v i i
thu knee, and he died within an hour. lie
luivus a wife and child.
HABIT3 OF THE MAMATCE.
A Harmless Mnnstrr Ttint lVcds I'.nlrr
Water on Cirfls.cs.
Tim manatee belongs to a ni.iiniitalian
ai'ilcr calleil siienia, or s'-ae,,v,-i, which
Contains only tliien speeo-s cur munit
ion, that of west Africa nnd thn ilup"ir
of Australia. As it s cluni- y f' l in hm
p sts, it is nu nninial of (inii t ami cm ii
eliiL'iiish haliits, rntiridy hainilc-s and
rasi ly taken when ont o ils haunts a1 o
known. When at homo, its food en.- i -ls
vf Icniler niiialic plants and y.vi:- i 1
l.ays eaten unilcr wa!r r, a ltd il .i :'-ep( p
Is gem rally revealed by Ibe l i;s i f 1 r i
I en stems and pi;os bieh r-c:i,o mid
1'oat lo Ihotutlaia aliovo v.litro it is
In captivily il feels hi caMi i ji', "t
Inco, tlio leav s of tho c:i:nia, clii y
toi'S, waleinc-s, spiiiaeh, ami nl ei r
lain kinds of t ceil si :t cd. In tb:' : t.
Lui'it1 river its f.ivm ilo food i -a lii o:i
!int, Irailinir lopiat io p';e .-, eu!';,d riino
iitec jjiass, in which tbo lnannteo (iicls
not only prml fo d, l.nt ( . hiding
plltel'S flout ils hulliall ( til 'lib s.
'J hn 1i(.iies of lb is an i mill ai" niasivo,
'(did nnd epi i t n heavy l-emo lmuteis
will tell von its In .ties nti's dul iv i"),
! nnd its skin is as thick and tmili lis
that of a hippopotami's. I have s-' n
j very pood canes maiie of s.i i -i of m:"i
nleo skin, twisted like a lii.blniii;: ioi
! and dried. Its llosli is vo y pi "d , arid,
tome, it tastes i'li'o l:l.e an p- ' ;.
I'uriouly (i'ion!i, this sli aii ;o co iluro
ictnally sle'ds its outer skin cv iv vear,
ns does n serpent, 'j'hn livinp; ff -i -i i r ; ns
that from timo to time have b- e;i : ; i
Inr' d and kept fi r ( hibil ii u in D ie",
rara, I'liiladolphia, 7ev Yoilc and Lon
don have in n II t ases been of small or
medium size, vnr. infx in len;!i;i fn m 4
In 7 feet. 'I be one v hii h was sb. ''. n in
i tho ( 'elitlal park lu( tiaperie in tsl:t ,"as
j fl fee! !l'., inches in lenp'h and wciph'-d
l'l) ouiiils. W. T. Ilornaday in tt.
A FAMOUS rv'AM'3 MOTHER.
Tlininas Wcntvorth llluclnsori'n llcailtiriil
Trlloile to Ills Mot lor.
I traco tn my mot her 's direel inflaeneo
Ihri'O leadini; motives of tier yni:m:o t
Sou's life tlio lovo ( f pi rsonal lib, i ly,
of ielij.rion.s frt'cdom and of ti.i' oijualiiy
of the sexes v tiles Tin inns , nt'.vi ,i I Ii
Ilipyitison in The Lailii's' Hn'io Joiir
nal. As tn tlio more sulil !o and in I i iii;:to
influences, tlu-y onlitiari lv c-itoo by e n
lael. not by jirc.ieliiiip;. Ma1 aiavs
mainhiiiicd that the yi'iiupvr children of
a lai pe f ami ly had a tin edi Is I lor i baie ii
for di vidopini'iit lliati tlio e'di r b in. o
they had mot o f rei ilmn to develop t heia-n-lve-i.
With In r i l.h r ( liildvi n, she al
ways said, oven en.-vieiil iou-oir-s alna st
boro her tn the earth. . 'bo felt pel .-"U-ally
n .poiisililo l'i r eveiveiiiid' di fault.
Mm had been reared in the m-Ii.s.I of
Locke, vhi( li regarded tbo hiiniaii nail
ns blank paper, on which par. nt i mid
teachers did nil Ihn w ril in;;. J!ut la r
i children v.crn of slronantl v.u i d indi-
yidm.Iily, mid Mi 1-arm d in timo In
study the lomperament of each and bo
patient witn lis niiioiiiniii
formula of trainiiisf ciai-isied intle -i!
three things: Turelain the nil ire coiili
d( in e of the child, to (in wbalevi r si i la
rd wisest and tn bo !atii nt. Iter In; t
in l'mvitlencn was absoluf n and cnntiol
lini!. as was hor senseuf tho person. tlily
nf tho Doily.
Most valuable ( f all lirr trails to lir r
phildieu next tn her rjualily i f sun hino
V. as probaidy licr alwolnte n e! il uoo, tho
plcvalion of la v who'.o t ::c, I hn coia-
i,,,rrt ,,Vl r i ...,,i ,
s i that n i i , ; 1,1 of
hers cv, r Ik aid her K I'ef tn nnv s!uiid-
nur r.n ., i,j.,i , r Willi ull'ihis v.
,, ;,., t, cuji-eieutious ac ina.-v
iill'airs, 1 ho rxipii-ilo niei ly ia all hoii-o-hnld
details, w hioh bclon'; tn tlui L, -t
J tho traditions of New I '.m;!.ind.
The CmtHRl'in of lileltr,
A(Tii'inatinii, puvu and i implo, willi
ant reasnniiiK n ml without piool', ia ,aui
nf thn surest luciins ot planting an : ;i
in tho popul v niiml. 'I be more con -j o
j it. is, tho more free fr-nn every a;;n ,u'
iinoo of laonl's and (h'monslral i' n, thn
iinnro authority it has. Tlio lelj'ioiis
i books and tho codes of all ii'cs hawi al
! ways priM'ecded by simple aniruiat i n.
j Statesmen called upon tn flelend any
i political causa and manufacturers cd
! vertisiiis; their gnods know what it is
j wnrtli. Yet it lias nn real influence-, cx-
Uept it is constant ly repealed mid so
far aH possible in tho same tonus. Na-
pili,.on v id that
that repetition was tho only
s'erious lipuire ill rhetoric. Ily lepetitinti
nn nliirmation is incrustcd in the minds
(if hearers, till they at last accept it, as a
(lemonslrati (I truth. What is culled tlio
current of opinion is formed, and then
i tlio potent mechanism of contagion
I monies in. Ideas that have rendu il n o r-
i id a heiioeforwiird pains il Mint rat in'
liial subtle force which sends it (.', - .',
! whilu at tlio same time creaf ini; a sort
I 'jf sppciul utmo.-phcie, a pi-in v il way of
.thinking. Popular Seicnco M,,iai,ly.
Ono of llio Threo.
A bold and fearless stalen.i nt was
: niado in this column a few days ngo
touching beauty. It was put. bath that
; there were only threo actror-cs on (anil
j Who could lay ail honest claim to b ai.ty.
"C'laiii M." writes that her ouiiu.-.iiy
l is b (Ml aroused and wants tn know
j t. hn tho three are. Now, it VoiiM La
j Very un;;allaiit to say. The st.iu jut of
: lias all the aetrcs.-i s in tl.o world gut ms
j ing, and nut ,1 the n.im.'s of tl.j th-no
lua moiiiioiicd cadi if our f.mi light
', tavoritea will beln :e she is one of ihciii.
: Why spoil their fun? What is the imi i f
culling nana s tn make peoi-le fi el in
jured und slighti d and luisuiel. r. t ,d?
I do imt doubt that Mi.-s CUu.i M.,if
llio be an actress, could lay an Loue.-t
claim to rocogniU' u as uiicof thu thiuo.
New York PrtvjS.
Tlioclit lo Have U.--n a Munlerer.
PYliAol sk, Oct. 2'. Tho body of the
unknown man found in hast r-yraeuso
with n ballet bo'ai In tho head has be. n
positively hU'iitiilsJ as that nf Sherd
Walker, ono of the canall oat nit ti who, it
Is supposid, was Implicated in the mur
der of Captain Phillips at Tunnwanda on
1 tlui moi'liioa, of Oct. 7. 11a was btinj
bimteil by tbo police, nnd it is sup posed
;,,, ,i ., , B . , , . ,
j t.tat hi) became desperate, ntl.l, lll,o James
I In sou at Hurt u It la.
t Thui'bii;.y, undLd
I hU Iruubleij iu ath.
i i:ou:l.e a
III II l!ew llvor n '
. . ikc: walk.
i'i'I i- s;:nt,
.1., ih. Iiv Klvo pcr-i'n-l
i. My fntnllr, ilur-
aiic wnllc nt KcUnw-
n thu nutflkirio of
th" t' Wll.
't he !riiiM 1 r.r Mrs. HI'r. Vofir1i (ml
nrc't, plmt in Ihv' lhi;:h, in.lrih!y fatally
In nifi'f! ; i Iti'-'ii T(Ktn (cnlnrcdl. fIhjI
Intlu'l'f.' AlliiJ Jt.m-1 KiiUiicih, shot tn
I!,,. , ir; (-Jimm:. W. Cniknr (rolnrciit, nfmt
! thn Wu: .limit's llnrutt (roldrurt , slini
in :hn I- ri hip.
Ths- sltimilTir win d.iTio y Hnrnptt, who
(-imp to this pin rt'c.iiilly fruni Nowbcrn,
Th- (Ml n w;t!k wni Itt'IJnt t he rtnt(.(np
df r-'!;H Wi'c-'H. A liuiii iiiiinril IjcjihioI
S. Ki' tur iN win iliiyini? n inuiitti nrrnn,
n-iil li.-mr- tt, whu wh tun!. -r thn Inflnciico
of I' 1'ictr, rMiiH' tip hih) ilinwtttti( Hip iti
p.li'i.tMi'iit. Iiii h;K'iM f(Tusr(l to kIvo It lip,
ru il UMii-it stntfk Mm in tho fnro. At
t )( f-riMP' I inm hi ilrrw his rcvnlvrr nnd
('-.nniriK-ril liritHf. SM-vi nilif thn colored
oriioni.rrrt witi' sii iiLrny with thn piiih
,,. ii, -' f"f of tho wcninn.
'j liui ini'l'ithly snvt'il t ii o lived of tho jmt
r;i fiH iliot, in ilar)i-tt's tut ikI wns kpt
tl'wu, ii-m! iii'tcml of thn hulls taking
c i Vp i in tho h'tilirs cf hi would m viu
(ion t h c -y tool; rlTret in thrir leys.
hiln tln (llit wii in protfnws llarpctt
v :m f-lmt from behind. Hy whom It Ih not
i. i i n.
M.'irjfeit sh flnii'ly (iiciurtit'd nTid nr-
!id. lie win taken before Spiirn Pet-
I l nnd eitoiiMiited to the Mount Holly
j, ii I v ithoiit bail to await tho result of his
vieiiMw' injuries It I paid that Harnett
iii w intcd in North Cniolina for shooting
lii.-t fntl.rr in-law in Mny last,
1citriM-tlvn firm nt Thtonnle.
WAtiKi v, Ph., Oct. 17. Tho town of
Tiduiuto. l.'i mili R below this plaen, wns
vi-iirl by it ib-a-itroits lire. A load of hay
in trie livery barn of llanyi tSr Hons
(aiiht (Ire from a jrm jet, n,,,l tho (lames
Rjin-tid with dm h rapidity that within nn
."Mir I :l building bad been totally do
pirt ved A Ii i Lf Ii wind was blowing at tho
time, ind it wns feared that thn entire
bo.-iiM H, portion of tbo town would ho
col. turned. 'I i.e flro department of thin
riiv left for Title mto and rendered such
niitaneo t bat t bo 4Jn was soon nftervard
under control. The cleitroyeti tr'.Ti'turs
were ft number of dwellings, tho Heseno
I I ii-;" h Hire, the loekup nnd tho hrldgo
uc-u-s t'i- Tin. -onto creek. Tho loss will
not ox -eed . I'l.nou.
A lil-y l"lr In New (Irlrnnn.
N''.w Oi.it.vxs, Oct. pi. a riirumtroii
(Ire of i-oi red here. All the buildings front
iii the river on Ibo n((tiaro between Kly
mh:i I ie!ds si rei't ami Knplanado avenim
v--,e burned, iuelnding rioo mill Jl, for
meily kimwn a- Pcrseveraneo rieo mill.
'1 hW was uie of the linest nnd best eqnip
j!' d mills tn tho country, having beon
t h'iro:;yli'y e.!M'ped with tho newest nml
iiin-i inipnived m.-o binery only i;i months
m;."i. Il is said 'iiern was at lenst 9100,000
wort h of e'- ;i n rico in tho mill. Tho
nmoiint- of tie could not be nseertnin
od tonight, hut it Is probably :JOO, 000;
Mint I ire nt Ilimnatonlo.
Tfnt'S VT'ini.', Miih, Oct. 21. This villa-re
Ftitli re-l a (o.oon lo-;s in tho destruc
ti'u by (ire of the Central block, n threo
rk.i v w.K.di n s.iij'fiiro in tho center of
the town, own i liy 1 Monumental Mills
company; origin of t t? iMuinknow. Tho
li nn i ii j liii i ;d i Ui:i !in covtTcd by an
in ;o; anee nf ; :', '.hi i, nnd tho balance of
the is d vidid among merchants nnd
(itiwi'-t who occupied apartinonts In the
T'lico Ktorfi, Two Dwetltnc and Choroh
I'.iiriiffl at I'oMter, I'tu
SritAX lov, Pa., Oct. 21. A disastrous
f'-o has occurred nt Foster, n villago on
the Lackawanna railroad, X'O miles north
of here. The Haines originated from tho
rxplo-iimi of n lamp in I. W. TilTany'g
Mi:o and con-jumed three stores, two
dwellings, two burns and tho Mothodist
ceuieli. A hi,di wind was blowing, and
tlio Tesi.lo'iU wcro almost poworloss to
cbrrk tho llaincs, as tho town has no flro
deparinn nt. A telegram wns Ronfc to Hal
steiid, l.'i mih-.-i tip tlio road, nnd a steam
er and hoo cart, from that town wcro liur
rii dly loaded on ft Hat car nnd sent by a
Fp"f ial riigino to Fo.sti-r. Tho run wns
luii lo in l.'i minutes, liy tiio uso of the
npj.-irai us thn liro was soon under con
1 1 nl and thu d nu t ion of tho greater por
ti'.n of tho viUiitfo averted. The damage
In ? Hi,0C0.
A DflliHTrttH Murtltr.
Siiamokiv. Ph., 't. 1". Mrs. Anna
Keishara was shot and fatally wounded
by .Inim Justock, a neighbor, of Mount
Carmel. Jiustfx k had beon on ft hunting
expedition, and as ho emerged from tho
woods ho met, Mrs. Ketsharn and deliber
ately emptied the contents of his gun Into
her breast, faeu nnd nrms. Ho escaped
into tbo woods. No cftuao for the nhoot
ing Is known.
Struck ir Itafter nnd Killed.
('I-Iktun Si'i:i(,s, N. V., Oct. 18.
While workmen were constructing tho
new Catholic cliurch hero the wind blow
down a mass of ;jrj pairs of rafters woigh
Ing about l.'loo pounds per pair. Ono of
thu rafters struck K C. Mattison, injur
ing him m ba3!y that ho died shortly aft
er. W. Ij. ;ase nnd S. K. intone wore also
Fire In C1 MlittfU
Wii.KKsi.AititR, Pn., Oct. 10. The Hoyt
nhaft, of tint Peniihylvanln Coal compuny
nr. Port (ri-iiiiih was seriously dumaged.
Tao lire stalled in the red anh vein and
w.t.s caused by theignitirtn of a largo feeder-
I ? n bi.it. Tiio scene of '0 a lire wai
1. o i : t fi m t ho nioutli of the shaft,
directly urnier t!m river.
Inct uliHrie ttt Newtnwn.
Nkvvto-.vv, Pa., Oct. 2 '3. A band of in
cendiaries 1ms be n causing disaster in
this vicinity during the past 21 hours.
The b;r;e bu"ns of Amos Kuse and Stephen
.latiii'.y, HtLoiiiiug, near here, were total
ly de-t ro. ed. i"geiher with suitable ou
li.ii.ding. The barn of Kdward X. Kly,
n. ar Vanl'.ey, was consumed with his sea
64m i'h crop-, 'ilio losses will aggregate
Cii'(f the curiosities of the cuble
ct tVi nn thixl i t H utliiiK iufuruiutiun is
.ami in a i' 'int liK'.ae anmaiucing
ti.t- l..-n by liit i t a thin ut eeo. The
wiioio nu.-Kigc vus cuuveyed in three
vriiiN of Scott's cable code : "Sinouhler-
d , l.urnth ; hallelujah I" 'Siuuuldcred"
pra xis f i u "the hhip bus bceu destroyed
hy bie," "hunah" ft ;r 'orow saved by
beat" und "haneUijah" for all haiids
kaM'd inform wives uud sweethearts. "
-1mv Vuik Tribune.
AitwinptfJ lurdtir at a llu-kiug Bee.
Il iVAi-rtiV, Mu.ii., Oct. 2;(. A deliber
a to at i -in pt was made here to murder
Ci.arle UaiYiug'on, aed lii. There was
a husking ut- Uniringtou'a home, and
while be was in the Uirn somo oue shot
nt hiiii f:oni utitsido. The ball pusscd
th r,.ii.rh his bat and lodged in a beam.
T. u niL'iii ha slept will) a friend, and at
nn itii 'iii Muiuo oue hurled au Iron bar
thr.itiiK'h thu window. The bar struck on
hit bid, bet he wus not iiijurcd.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Ttiar-ftnr, Oct. 17.
A rompnny nf Irishmen Is being orgnn
r.r In San Francisco to aid t'uba In
nehlevlng Indcpeioleiteo. So far HI men
Tlllle Ktdl, a domestic, IH yonrft old, at
tempted sttleidn by jumping from thn raof
of her residence In New York, five stories,
tn the ground. She received fatal Internal
Two men were killed, ono fatally, and
several slightly lnjuiod In a wreck on tho
Martlnsburg branch of tho Pennsylvania
rnilrond near Altnonn, Pa. Tho dead are
W. I". (iood of Honriettft, flromnn, and J,
(J. Wotulring of Tyrone, brakemnu.
A tnrrlflr gas explosion ocourred nnd.T
tho sidewalk on Fifth avenue., New York
rlty, and a five story brown mono front
building, owned and oocupled by ('harbs
II. 4'ontoit, a millionaire, wns part aiiy
wrecked, the damage being ab'mt ' Ooo.
Jeff Kills, the negro who roinmi 4k nn
nfS'iult on Miss Prater ttear lo.,ie.i,
Tenu., wan lynched by a mob of oitleiH,
who formed a procession nnd escorted him
to tho scone of hi1 crime. Mis ears nnd
lingers wero out olT, and ho was otherwise
Mutilated nnd then hanged to a telegraph
FrMny, Oct. IH,
Tho vonovnMo Kdwln Palmer, I). I).,
arc hdeacon of Oxford, Is dead.
'lite Angiema hotel at Anglesrn, N. .T.,
a Hummer renort near Cape May, was de
stroyed by lire. Tho loss is Ta.oott.
West Prothers' knitting mill nt New
port, N. Y., was tlestioycd by flro. Tho
loss Ih estimated at tli.OO.i; insurnnco,
A heavy flurry of sn(w nml hall, tho
first fall of tho scnton, accompanied by ft
strong wind, visited Saratoga and the
Adirondack foot hi ils.
.lames Dixon, ono of tho men accused
of murder in connection with tho boat
men's riot in Tonawandn, N. Y.. a few
days ago, committed suicido by bunging
himself in jail.
The Smith Wesson com puny of
Springfield, Mas., has notified Its em
ployees thnt on Nov. 1 it wilt discharge
every man In its employ nnd turn tho
worlc over to contractors.
Aninqmwfcwas hold over tho Isidy of
.TefT Kllis, who was lynched In Tennossoe,
while It still hung to the telegraph polo.
A verdict of denlh at tho hands of un
known parties was returned.
t-filnrdny, Or I, III.
Muller, Schiill & Co. of New York ship
pod $100,000 In gold to Ituenos Ayrcs.
J)r. Abblo.L Seymour, tho most, promi
nent profesionnl woman in ItufTalo, was
killed by a West Shore railroad train.
Prompted by unreciprocated affections
Miss Nellie Kasloy, a hnndsoino and cul
tured young holy, 21 years old, committed
suicide at Mount Washington, Ky.
Tbo steamer f-iilbort of Snglnnw, Mich.,
collided with and nnnk tho steamer Amer
ica of PufTalo In Hay lake channel, near
Sault Sto. Mario No lives were lost.
H. d. Dun ife Co. of New York report
that failures for the week havo been aJfiJt
In tho I'nited States, against 2ott last year,
and Irt in Canada, against 43 last yenr.
Morris Schoenhol., tho notorious Incon
dtnry, convicted of arson In tho first de
gree in Now York, was sentenced to 4H
yours' imprisonment in Sing Sing prisoji.
At Detroit two cars on tho ltapld rail
way collided. Oue car was crowded with
members of tho Detroit Christian Kndenv
or societies who had been holding n rally
nt Mount Clemens, and a number sustain
ed serious fnjurios.
Monday, Ort, 91.
Jdllinn Hut lex, a schoolteacher at Len
ox, Mass., committed suieido by drown
David Oiuombnoh of New York was
killed on the Ponnslyvania railroad tracks
A 11 the mines but threo along the Yough
rlvor in Pennsylvania aro closed by a
strike against reduction In wages.
Tho extensive wino vaults and residence
of Herman Keyor at Kgg HarlMir, N. J.,
Wero destroyed by flro; loss, $20,000,
John W. Mack ay, .?r., the elder of the
two sons of John W. Mack ay, wns acci
dentally killed In Paris by being thrown
from his horse.
Tho czar of Kussia hns granted a pen
sion, of o, 000 rubles annually to Prince
Lobnnoff- Hostovsky, minister of foreign
ufTairs, for snrvlces rendered tho state dur
ing liis recent visit to Franco.
Tho newly constructed Ilritish battlo
ship Victorious, 15,000 tons displacement,
Was launched in tho presence of a largo
crowd of spectators at Chatham. The war
ship Is tlio third vessel of hor class pro
vided for by thu naval defetuto act of lttOli
to leave the stocks.
Tunmley, Oct. S3.
Tieorgo Winter wns burned to death tn
his cottage at Sag Harbor, N. Y.
William La mlcs, prompted by jealousy,
shot his wife fatally and killed himself at
Alfred Clyincr was sentenced to be
hanged on Jan. 10, lHOn, for the murder
of liridgot Doyle in Burlington, N. J.,
. The Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern
passenger train ran over and killed John
Terlindo of Ivorydnle, O., and fatally
mangled Knima Uurke.
Destructive prairie fires have swept
parts of four counties In western Kansas
and a large scope of country in eastern
Colorado, doing great damage.
Dr. Henry Keese, C. Ii., D. C. L., the
English historian, who wus for many
years editor of tbo Kdinhurgh Review,
died at Christ church, London, aged 82.
A train on the Panhandle railroad ran
into a wagon at Miller's Station, O.,
demolishing tho vehicle and killing the
four occupants. Their names wero Kd
ward Cogau, Samuel Cogan, Sr., Samuel
Cogan, Jr., and John Campbell.
Wednesday. Oct. S3.
Andrew Jackson, a negro, killed Ma
jor Campbell at Middlesboro, Ky.
At Kl Menzuloh and In its vicinity in
Kgypt there were 90 now cases of cholera
and 12 deaths from that disease.
Governor Worts appointed Charles D.
Dishlor of New liruiiHwlck lay judge of
Middlesex county, vice Matthew O'tior
Miss Frances Willard was re-elected
president of the National Women's Chris
tian Temperance union at thu annual ses
sion held in Baltimore.
Cieorgo Harvey, aged 4a, the foreman
of the scaffold builders on the 14 story
Oiuamuty building in Buffalo, fell from
the seventh story and was instantly killed.
The Rev. Dr. Asa hoi Clark Kendrick,
aged 80, ex-acting president and emeritus
prufcitHirof the University of Rochester
aud oue of the founders of thu institu
tion, died in Rochester.
The historic old Seven Stars tavern in
Kat Vincent township, near Philadel
phia, the frequent stopping place of Gen
eral Washington and other Ruvoluliunary
hruus, was destroyed by tiro.
Steel Workers Uet as luore.
pHiivkipsRnta, N. J., Oct. 18. The
wages of the employees of the American
sheet Iron mills at this place have been
advanced 10 per oeut. A similar advance
Wf made two mouths ago.
A knife thai has beeu used fur cutting
Onions should ut once be plunged two or
three times into the earth to free it flow
the Dupluosuut BurelL
A-snmll fnrtn fimu hnjtirrt nriir
Miiiniunrim, luimvn hm tlio llcusi!
or llrinlumlt phir '"ttf nininir ',M
nrriM. Krdy l-K'ntcl. wvll wuN'nsl.
If ni(l I n rf. Pi tlif f nil kind
Purl improve 1. Till ilt:ir. Kuv
T't'ntt.-i, I'fict. eli'., nddftv-t LmcI; Ikix
(1. Mill-rd. IV.
st j'.ii'rht L'Mttliii"im
yoeer l"nt About Air.
Tho eelebi alrd chemist of t ho pix
(rcntli ceiitmy who nrgued tlmt it wopld
bo impo nible for lis tn live ti Ibo
cnrlh'H Furfiico if Iho utmospbero should
suddenly increase to twice Ps )roseiit
thieUnoFs ctmld not ltuvn been far wnmjj,
nfter nil that i, if tbo epei imcu!M of
Dr. Arii'itt nrr fo bo taken ns com dn
sivo. Itihis observations on at mospherio
prosHurn nt thn bottom of tho dorp
milling shafts of Lurupe, Profes--or Ar
nott bits found that tb" change between
thn readings of a ban ntider nt tho bot
tom of a -1,000 foot shaft und ono at tho
Ruifnco is groat Pnnue;h to warrant him
in making tho statement that air til tiio
bottom of n iduift 'JO miles deep would
be ns dcno as wa'er. Figuring t n tin
nmn ratio, ho fimN tltat if a hole con Id
bo sunk -10 mill s into the bowels of the
earth thn density of tho air ut the but
tntii would bo as great ns that of quick
silver. St. IjoniH Republic.
Rltlrd hj t I rclglit Train.
SotiKXKrTAPY. N. V.; Oct. is. John
Colo, a farmer, wns struck by n Delaware
and Hudson freight train in thin city
while nttcmptlng tit drive in front of ir.
Colo wns Instantly killed, his head being
cleanly and entirely severed front his body
For Cfinttl Imprnvrinf nts.
RYItAcrsK, Oct. 19. Tho Central City
Canal Improvement lenguo has Issued a
call for a state canal convention to bo he'd
at the city hall in thiscilyon Oct. ill.
The object of the convention I to boom
tho $0,000,000 appropriation bill.
Fancy & Staple
Boots, Shoe?, Etc.
Corner Broad and Ann Streets.
Headquarters for Gry Goods.
Headquarters for Notions.
Headquarters for Boots & Shoes. Headquarters for Hardware.
Headquarters Rubber Goods. Headquarters for Crockery.
NEW GOODS. NEW GOODS.
We can save yoi money in every
depart nent of our two stores which
are crowded with new Goods of every
description for Fall and winter. Please
give us a call, you will te more than
RYMAP4 & WELLS.
DO YOU EXPECT TO BUILD ? THEN SEE
A. D. BROWN & SON,
Manufacturers and dealers in all
kinds of Lumber,
Contractors and Builders.
Estimates made ; personal attention given and work
OFFICE, Brown's Building, Mitford, Pa.
What l-;ver lnuly Wnnl.
YnU Viitif Hto Pitt Tll( PltKSH
'.VfinN yon. Ktilniril; f'?' il nns ,
!i"in with flu fiisl inntilrr. Your
liil lr. n pri't' if, jimiI yon will
V lin);iy losny in t ihm p.nuiy; yvirs
lt:if yotif s.th .i riptioit 1 tt with
.li.'lit'M i,-und tliiJ you luivo
inct ink it it c t t inimlly .
No mnltor wlml yutr i 'i;i: s mv
flio Pikk Ciii nty Pi:;;s will ho ;
wrh'ottto rn" ; .of your homes. It
will furnish you t ointly, sf;itc m d
:m!ioi.t:l ttt'w.4. You win:! lo lioi-ji
thr.'Mst of llio fijto'-i uud woil it.
form d jren -iMily. Th ' Pi.ksm will
kr:': y. m s .
S iloni ni itiny hnvo ln -u Tiomlv
ti-ht wlnMt ln s,iid "iNv-e iiioth
i iir no v ui dor Iho -tin" (if ho is
e o 1 . r H i-1; hut a Uojmhli
en ii iiows;-nprr iu Pi';: ( 'i mtty
co:nos vot-y iictr ton cotitradictioti
of that saying. Wo would nof ask
t- h ivo thai remark levi-tod hut wo
ar' wiiliier to surpri-n those who
lit'i-a-y iiifot pH t it .
- - - - - -
TrrHpiiMM Nut i-i'.
Notice is liorehy .'iveii ihaf tl -l
tssiu' on the iireniises of t lie ut
dor ..i!rm d, sif ua te.l in 1 limrnur.i
j toYii:;ji, f..r any ourpos whatever
i-t sifieily rorl'iddett, a.d all of
1 f em lei s iii 1m' irnm tl v pnwetited .
Oct. '.'I. IN'.).-.. lu l. Cask.
'1 :-Hp-o1 at Nmck- .r (hr Tin -on,
condtieted hy ('apt. Joel Vi'
:on, wliich is attended ly sevri I
ptij'ils f-o'ii Miliord, i-i dt s tvo ly
in a hi'.rlily nourishing eotMlttion.
D is otic of (1 o host in t he eountrv.
I i ta S-a ii?"
Haadquarters for Groceries.
Headquarters for Provisions
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