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VOL. XXXX-NO. 5.
BOLIVAR, TENNESSEE, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1904.
SUBSCRIPTION: $1.00 Per Year.
ONE PAIR WAS SUFFICIENT
ENGINEERS' STRIKE ENDED
(Tennessee State News
The Democratic Majority in Ken
tucky Reduced by One.
Brotherhood of Coal Hoisting En
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THE NEWS 15 BRIEF.
PERSONAL AND GENERAL.
Dr. N. M. Smith, chairman of th
county central committee at Washing'
ton, Kas., was shot and killed at that
place, on the 1st, by S. H. Bonar, i
farmer. They quarreled over a bill, anc
Bonar fired at the physician twice, ont
ball entering his abdomen and on
piercing his breast.
Four heavily-armed outlaws attempt
ed to rob the bank at Cody, Wyo., ot
the 1st. In the fight which followed
the cashier was killed. The robbers
escaped to the mountains, but secured
Seven young Indian girls left tin
World's fair, on the 1st, to enter Vas
Col. A. M. Flagg. who, until a few
weeks ago, was editor of the Dulutt
(Minn.) News-Tribune, committed sul
cide, on the 1st, by drowning.
A reservoir of the municipal watei
works, located near the center of Win"
Eton Salem, N. C, broke, on the 2d
causing the loss of nine lives and th
injury of four or five persons.
Rev. John Evans, a colored preachei
of St. Louis, shot and seriously wound
ed "Bud" Harrington, one of his par
ishioners, on the 2d. Evans says h
fired in self-defense.
Thomas Baldwin's airship, the "Cali
fornia Arrow," broke loose, on the 2d
at St. Louis, and was carried away tc
the northwest, after two unsuccessful
attempts at flight. It landed in th
river at Keokuk, la.
The fleeing outlaws who killed
Cashier Middaugh, of the First nation
al bank, of Cody, Wyo., on Novembei
1, were still at large on the 3d.
A cage in a mine at Wilkesbarre, Pa
fell, on the 2d, and ten miners were
The British three-masted schooner
Dcrthy, from Black Tickle, New
foundland, bound .to a south Euro
pean port, was sunk, on the 3d, in a
conision with the British" stcamei
Adana, from New York for Calcutta.
The crew of the Dorothy was saved.
Hereafter no person stiff ering from
consumption will be employed in Unit
ed States post offices or othei govern
incnt positions from which they are
likely to spread the disease.
The bodies of the ten miners who
were killed at the Auchincloss colliery,
In Nanticoke, Pa.", on November 2, were
-removed from the dump at the foot oi
the ehaft on the 3d.
Postmaster-General Wynne, on the
3d, signed a supplemental treaty with
the Hungarian government, relating to
money orders passing between the two
Incomplete returns from elections in
Nova Scotia, on the 3d, indicate a
sweeping liberal victory.
Baldwin's dirigible balloon, the "Cal
ifornia Arrow," which went off on a
trip on its own account, from the
World's fair, on the night of the 2d,
fter being erroneously reported as
having drupped into the river at Keo
kuk. Ia., was found, on the 3d, practi-
rally undamaged, anchored to a tree
limb by one of its drag ropes, In a
ravine on the farm of vlenry Mildt,
near Fern Ridge, St. Louis county, Mo
A dispatch was received in London,
on the 3d, saying that Lieut.-Gcn.
Stoesscl, commanding the Russian
forces at Port Arthur, was reported to
be wounded in the leg.
Russia is said to have experienced a
feeling of relief over the fact that
November 3d, the Japanese emperor's
birthday anniversary, passed without
bearing news of the fall of Port Ar
A Cheyenne (Wyo.) dispatch of the
3d said that posses were closing in on
the bandits who killed Cashier Mid
daugh in an attempt to rob the bank
at Cody. They were said to be in the
Bad Lands, 25 miles north of Ther
mopolis. The rewards for their cap
ture, de'a.d or alive, aggregate $15,
900. President Roosevelt issued a signed
letter, on the 4th, replying to Judge
Parker's accusations that Chairman
Cortelyou was using knowledge gained
while a cabinet member to secure
funds for the republican campaign.
After ordering her own coffin to be
made out of pine boards at a lumber
factory, Mrs. A. D. Low, of Palmyra,
Wis., a rich woman, killed herself, on
the 4th. with strychnine because she
had been threatened with lawsuits.
Andrew Carnegie has been unani
mously re-elected lord rector of St. An
drew's university at Edinburgh, Scot
land. Fire swept Tifton, Ga., on the 4th,
destroying several business blocks and
causing a loss of $250,000. There were
A masked man, armed with a pistol,
entered a saloon at C&ttonwood, Cal..
on the 4th, lined up six men with their
faces to the wall and their hands ever
their heads, while he relieved .the ni of
$500 in cash and $1,800 in checks.
A hundred persons were drowned by
the 6inking of the French steamer Gi
ronde after having been in collision
with the French steamer A. Schiaffino,
near Herbillon, 23 miles from Bona,
Algeria. The Gironde left Bona with
110 passengers, f whom 100 were Al
Hunted Buried Treasure.
Iii 11 small cottage near Wreneoe,
ten miles from Xa&hvillo, the badly
decomposed body of Dr. T. J. Briggs
was found last week, tic was last
seen br bis neighbors a week before.
The man went to Xashville about
six years ago and immediately took
up his abode near Wreneoe, on the
property that had been left to him
by a friend who had died in Chica
go. His purpose was. to find $60,
000 in gold that was said to have
been buried on the land on which his
lonely home was located. Twenty
years ago there died in the Wreneoe
neighborhood one Dr. A. G. Allen.
A short time before his death Allen
told a nephew named Baldwin that
he had .$(0,000 buried on the place.
Tin's nephew died in Chicago about
six year ago, and told Briggs of the
supposed buried treasure and willed
him the place. Briggs went to
Wreneoe and spent six years in
search, only to die without unearth
ing the money.
An Unwilling Heir.
A few days ago 3Iary Stevens, an
abandoned woman, jumped off the
river bluff in Nashville and killed
herself. She was possessed of a con
siderable fortune. A day or so later
her will, duly witnessed, was found
among her papers in 'a local bank
vault. In the will she left John
Crowlev, a watchman at the citv wa
terwork?, whom she declared to be
her '-good friend," $3,000 either in
cash or real estate. Crowley went
to the executor of the estate, and
after a conference voluntarily signed
a paper saying: ''I desire to say
that I do not wish to receive, nor
will I receive, anything from the
said estate, and I hereby relinquish
all interest or claim in said estate,
either in personalty, or real estate."
Lane C,ollege Burned.
Lane College, a leading Southern
colored institution, W. L. Brown,
president, was burned at Jackson
last week. It was founded by Bish
op Isaac Lane, and was under the
auspices of the colored Methodist
church. The lire started in the
boarding department, and spread to
the college, a three-story brick val
ued at $15,000. The insurance is
held with a Methodist mutual com
pany. The college was situated be
yond lire protection. Insurance on
the mam building amounts to
Obion's Coat Industry.
Farmers of Obion county have
turned their attention to goat rais
ing. Every day last week there were
shipments of these animals in car
load lots from Union City. The
fanners say that they are raised and
sold to the market as goats, but are.
eaten as mutton.
Insurance Agents Up Against It.
Huntingdon authorities arrested
J. It. Presson and Tl. L. Tresson, a
few days ago, for undertaking to
sell insurance policies to citizens
without first having the company
they claim to represent file the nec
essary papers with the secretar' of
State, showing that it is entitled to
do business in Tennessee.
Good Crop of Sorghum.
Ued Freeman, a voung farmer
living near Troy, planted six acres
in sorghum. Freeman has cut,
crushed and boiled his crop. He re
ports that he made S57 gallons from
ihe six acres. Freeman says he ex
pects to sell much of his sorghum
for 50 cents per gallon. He thinks
he will realize $100 from this crop.
Still After Bootleggers.
The Carroll county authorities, are
making it warm for the bootleggers.
Last week there were ten arrests for
this offense, and the sheriff reports
that there are about six more of
the creatures who have taken to the
woods, but will be apprehended if
Newbern Wants an Elevator.
Xewbern is acritatinjr the erection
of a grain elevator. The merchants
believe that the receipts of grain by
the town will more than justify the
erection ot the structure.
Gallatin has two national banks.
The combined capital is $100,000.
The deposits exceed $3S0,000, and
the undivided profits amount to
Egg and Chicken League.
Sumner county farmers will form
an egg and chicken league. They
insist that Sumner countv is the
banner egg and chicken county of
the South, as more money is brought
to the countv from these sources
than from all the crops raised, still
the Northern markets are discrimi
nating against the Sumner egg and
chicken. The league proposes to
hunt for the cause and proceed at
once to annihilate, it.
The Sarah Swann Home for Girls.
The cornerstone of the Sarah
Swann Home for Girls at Carson
and Newman College, at Johnson
City, was laid last week with appro
priate exercises and in the presence
of 1,500 persons. President M. D.
Jeffries, of the college, delivered the
address of the occasion. The exer
cises were in charge of the Masons,
Mr. McClister of Morristown, past
grand master of the State, officiating
as master of ceremonies. The Swann
Home for Girls will cost $25,000.
It was donated to Carson and New
man by Alf li. Swann.
Eloped With Wife's Sister.
William Benson, a farmer, is in
jail at Murfreesboro, charged with
leaving his wife and eloping with
his 16-year-old sister-in-law, Misa
Zumbro. It is said that the two
walked to Florence Station, where
they boarded the train for parts un
known. A vigorous search was
made with the result that Benson
was found near McKenzie and car
ried to Murfreesboro, accompanied
by the woman, "Miss Zumbro s fath
er will prosecute Benson to the lim
it of the law.
A Plucky Pantry Girl.
At Faucon's restaurant in Nash
ville last week, Miss Minerva Bolin,
aged 26, pantry girl, shot and dan
gerously wounded George Gambol, a
negro waiter. She claims that Gam
bol had boasted that he had defamed
her character because she considered
herself better than a negro and
would not receive him upon terms
01 equality. His conduct, she al
leges, drove her to desperation.
Ripley's Noble Movements
The people of liipley have formed
an organization to keep in a perpet
ual state of care and preservation
the old cemetery of the town. This
cemetery has given place to a new
one, and was rapidly becoming di
lapidated in many respects. The
society has. spent a large sum of
money to repair the ravages time
had made upon it.
Disastrous Drouth Broken.
The drouth which, has burned up
vegetation throughout Middle Ten
nessee was broken last week by a
good ram. Many streams had dried
up and people were hauling stock
water. There has been no pastur
age this fall, and fall seeding has
also been greatly retarded by lack of
Killed a Deer With Stones.
Harvey Thompson and George
Webson, two young mountaineers
near Elizabethton, killed a deer with
stones a few days since. They found
the animal in a gorge. One boy
came behind and the other in front
of the deer. They hurled the stones
with such true aim that the deer was
killed after the fifth stone was
Ready for the Lights.
The Dyer Electric Light Com
pany has completed all connections
and switchboard, and have a dynamo
of 1,000 lights capacity and are
waiting the arrival of an engine in
order ot furnisli light for the town.
Curfew Must Ring.
The subject of a curfew law for
Clarksville, which was first agitated
by the ladies of the W. C. T. U., lias
been taken up by the people and ia
being strongly urged upon the coun
cil for the protection of the 5'outh of
New Industry for Jackson.
The Patton-Black Manufacturing
Company, of Jackson, has applied
for a. charter. The new company
will manufacture mattresses, brooms
and furniture, and conduct a whole
sale establishment. The capital
stock is $25,000.
Bootleggers at McMinnvllle.
McMinnville has at last managed
to suppress the open sale of whisky
in the town, "but reports say if the
beverasre is no longer sold openly a
dollar piece seldom fails to bring a
pint bottle out of some fellow's boot
Gone Back to Her Father.
Miss Lassiter, the Fisk (Ala.)
girl who was deceived into marrying
a man named Quarles, when Queries
already had a wife, has gone back to
her father. Quarles is in jail at
Columbia on a charge of murder.
Reward for a Boy.
J. II. Higgins, of Gleason, has
lost his boy, and offers a reward of
$10 for his recovery. The boy left
Gleason about ten - days ago. He
was wearing two suits of clothes at
the time of his departure.
Smallpox Epidemic. -
There are sixteen new cases of
smallpox in Montgomery county,
near the Robertson county line. At
present the disease is conned to negroes.
Ei'Gor. William D. Bradley Played
a Sharp Trick on His Son-ln-Law,
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 5. With malice
aforethought, as he himself confesses,
ex-Gov. W. O. Bradley has reduced the
Kentucky democratic majority by one
vote. When his daughter, Christine,
and Dr. John G. South, announced
their engagement, the Lime for the
wedding was left to Papa Bradley. He
fixed it for November 2.
EX-GOV. BRADMY, OF KENTTJGJCY.
"But, look here, governor," said 'Dr.
South, "this arrangement will take m
out of Kentucky on election day on
"You said any day suited you." re
plied the governor. "Do you want It
January 2, 1903, of 1907."
"Well, no," replied Dr. South, "but 1
don't want to lose my vote. My cous
in, South Trimble, is running for con
gress, and I want to vote for him."
"Naturally," said the governor, "but
you see you will not be able to."
"All right," said the doctor.
"Suppose, governor, as I am to be
out of the state, you and 1 pair on tha
voting, canceling a vote iu each par
ty?" "Pair," said the governor. "Me pair
with a democrat. No sir. Young man.
you have done all of the pairing in this
family that you will be allowed to do.
FULLER MAY BREAK THE LINE
No Chief Justice Has Ever Reslsned
Bat Melville W. Fuller May
on March S et.
Washington, Nov.- 5. Chief Justice
Melville W. Fuller of the supreme
court of the United States plans, it is
said, to resign his office on March 5,
1905, the day after he has adminis
tered th oath of office to the next
CHIEF-JUSTICE MELVILLE W. FUL
LER. If President Roosevelt is elected, it
is reported to be his plan to offer the
post of chief justice to William II.
Taft, secretary of war.
Chief Justice Fuller will be 72 years
old on February 11, 1905, and will then
be entitled to retire from the bench
and enjoy a salary of $10,500 a year
as long as he lives. The recent death
of his wife, who was'a leader of ex
clusive Washington society, contrib
utes to his desire to spend the remain
ing days of his life free from official
responsibilities. No chief Justice of
the supreme court has ever resigned.
All have died on the bench.
CHARGE OF EMBEZZLEMENT.
Assistant Postmaster J. V. Gibbons
at Rath, Mo., Charseil With Em-,
hezzlinsr Money Order Fond.
Springfield, Mo., Not. 5. J. W. Gib
bons, assistant postmaster at Ruth,
Stone county, after a preliminary hear
ing Friday morning before United
States Commissioner Pepperdine, was
bound over in the sum of $500 tp await
action by the federal court at Joplln
early in January on the charge of em
bezzling money order funds amounting
to $120. He failed to furnish bond and
was committed to jail.
WITH A ViEW TO SURRENDER.
Datto All, the Rebellious Moro Lead
er Wants to Meet . Gen. Wood
With a View to Surrender.
Manila, Nov. 5. Datto All, the re
bellious Moro leader, who, on the pre
text of resistance to the anti-slavery
law, has been waging warfare with
the American troops, has sent a mes
sage to Maj.-Gen. Wood requesting an
interview with a view to surrender.
Gen. Wood has granted the request."
Postal Order Asreemint Slgrned.
Washington, Nov. 5. A supple
mentary convention between the United
States and Austria-Hungary, relating
to the transmission of money in the
mails, between the two countries, has
been signed by Postmaster-General
Castro Closes Zolla Hirer.
Washington, Nov. 5. Secretary Hay
has received a cable dispatch from Mr.
Snyder, American charge d'affaires at
Bogota, Btating' that President Castro
of. Venezuela had closed the river
Zulla to navigation.
Stoesscl Acknowledges It, But Sayi
He'll Never Surrender.
AMMUNITION ABOUT ALL GONE
Of the Warshiin In the Harbor the
Pcbieda Is the Only One
Afloat the Retvisan
Rome, Sot. 4. The St. Petersburg
correspondent of the Uiornale Dl
It mil a asserts that Gen. Stoessel, in
command In Port Arthur has tele
graphed the czar that he has made
his last attempt to defend the forts
northwest of the city and is prepar
ing to retire to Liaotshan and Tl
gir'i Tall peninsnln with 10,000 sol
diers mid seamen. Evea Golden
Hill fortress will he abandoned.
Of the warships, only- the Pobleda
Is afloat. The Sevastopol and Peres
vlet's decks are two feet above the
water, but the rest have been
.The Itctvlsan wa burned with
several wounded who were aboard.
The Japanese are now .helling' the
-warships anchored near Pal Tn
hills, between the old, and new
towns. Several shells iiaxe been ef
fective, destroying: at least one grun
bunt. Paris, Nov. 5. Dispatches received
here from SL Petersburg report that
the news from Port Arthur is as bad
as it can be. . Gen. Stoessel has tele
graphed to the czar that the position
of the citadel is hopeless; that the
garrison is reduced to almost its last
siiell, and that all Its longrange guns
have been destroyed or put out of ac
tion by the Japanese. 'We cannot hold
the fortress," he adds, "but we can
die fighting for Russia, and we will.
The citadel shall never be surren
dered." PASSED CLOSE TO PORT ARTHUR.
An Oatside View of the Invested
London, Nov. 5. Bennett Burleigh,
cabling from Tientsin, where he has
arrived on board the. Daily Telegraph's
special steamer, says that on Wednes
day, when crossing from Chefoo to
Chengwangtao, he passed close to
Port Arthur, and clearly saw the posi
tion of the opposing forces. He em
phatically declares that the whole
bluff of the peninsula is still In Rus
sian hands. He could see the deep
Ecored trenches and covered ways of
the opposing forces.
The western Japanese outworks he
pronounced unimportant, and thinks
the Japanese have advanced little be
yond Piston bay.
The Chefoo correspondent of tha
Daily Telegraph reports:
"Up to date the Japanese assaults
on Port Arthur have been repulsed.
They have carried many trenches In
front of the forts, but have been un
able to capture the forts themselves.
"The Japanese losses have been
heavier than in any previous attack.
It is admitted by the Japanese there
that they received authentic bad news
from the front as' late as Wednesday.
They declare, however, that the fight
ing will be continued.
"The bombardment 13 so fierce that
the streets of Dalny (23 miles distant
In an air line) are said to tremble as
though from an earthquake."
WILL HAVE TO SHOW CAUSE
Deportation Proceeding's Bejjun
Against Six Chinese Women 'ow
"On the Pi We" at St. Louis.
Washington, Nov. 5. Warrants have
been issued and sent to St. Louis by
Acting Secretary Murray of the depart
ment of commerce and labor for the
arrest of six Chinese women, who will
be called upon to show cause why they
should not be deported to China. ' The
warrants are issued under the Chinese
exclusion act, and the charge is that
the women came here for. Immoral
purposes. They are at the Chinese
village on The Rike at the expositfon,
where there are also 239 Chinamen.
There has been strong evidence fur
nished to the department of commerce
and labor against the six women whose
arrest has been ordered.
TO MAKE STATED PAYMENTS
Could Family Stralg-htenlnfr Ont Le
gral Affairs of the Countess
New York. Nov. 5.---Judge Lacombe,
In the United States circuit court, Fri
day, signed an order , authorizing
George J. Gould and MiS3 Helen Miller
Gould, as receivers of the income qf
their sister, the countess of Castellane,
to make stated annual payments to the
attorneys who were engaged in
Btraightening out the legal affairs of
the countess when she was in financial
Germany Favors Treaty.
Berlin, Nor. 5 The German gov
ernment is in full sympathy with the
proposal of the Uniteu. States for a
treaty of arbitration between the
United States and Germany, and there
seems no doubt that a treaty will be
- Baptist Minister Killed, by Train.
Mulberry Grove, 111., Nor. 5. Rev.
John Cohen, E6 years old, a Baptist
minister, was killed by a fastmail
train, on the Vandalia road at Hagers
town, four miles east of here, whllt
walilsg oa the trade
Hen WiU Be Given Privilege of B
turning to Work If They
Springfield, 111., Nov. 5. The strike
of the hoisting engineers' workmen
was called to an end Friday night At
a joint conference of the miners and
the operators Friday, the engineers of
fered to arbitrate, but the operators
refused. The Brotherhood of Coal
Hoisting Engineers was then disrupt
ed, and the men were given the priv
ilege to resume work at once.
The miners sent out notices to mem
bers of their union to return to work
immediately. Should the miners and
operators be unable to agree on a
wage scale for the engineers, the ques
tion will be arbitrated.
DEPUTIES IN A FREE FIGHT
Strennons Scenes at Friday's Sittln'n
of the French Chamber of
Paris, Nov. 5. Friday's sitting of the
chamber of deputies was one of the
stormiest and most heated in recent
years, the excitement culminating
when Gabriel Syveton, a prominent
nationalist deputy, stepped up to Gen.
Andre, the minister of war, and slapped
his face. After accomplishing this
feat, Syveton retreated rapidly to the
uppermost row of seats, taking refuge
behind members of the opposition. A
tremendous tumult ensued, deputies of
all parties crowding upon the floor of
the house, where a free fight was soon
in progress. Speaker Brisson left the
chair, thus suspending the sitting.
Eventually order was restored, and
the sitting being resumed, Syveton's
temporary exclusion was voted. The
offender, however, refused to quit his
seat, and it became necessary again to
suspend the sitting while he was re
moved by jft military guard.
PARKER THROUGH SPEAKING
Ends His Campalga on. Saturday
Klvht at the New York
New York, Nov.. 5. Former Judge
Parker's active campaign will close to
night, when he will meet the demo
crats of Brook-yn at a reception -o
held in the- King's County Democratic
club. His speaking programme is al
ready at an end.
He has no plans for further ad
dresses, and it is not likely that he
will participate in any more political
meetings. Upon his return from
Connecticut Friday, he went to his
rooms at the Hotel Seville, attended
to his correspondence and received a
After luncheon he took a walk with
John D. Crinimins, made a social call,
and took an automobile ride In Central
park. In the evening he dined inform
ally with a friend.
Judge Parker expects to return to
Esopus Monday morning, and remain
there until after election.
THE ITALIANS ARE PLEASED
Press of Rome Express Satisfaction
Over Return of Cope By Pier
Rome, No. 5. In an official com
munication the government announces
that J. Pierpont Morgan has informed
the Italian ambassador at Washington
that he unconditionally returns to the
Italian government the famous cope
belonging to the Cathedral at Ascoti.
The communication adds that this hap
py result is due to the tact of the
Italian ambassador and the patriotic
assistance of Gen. Dl Cesnola, of New
York. The entire press of Rome unites
in expressions of satisfaction over the
announcement, and congratulates Mr.
Morgan upon his noble and disinter
LOUISE NOW IN FLORENCE
Former Crown Princess of Saxony
Is Makinc Efforts at Reconcllia
tlor With Her Ilusband.
"Florence, Italy, Nov. 5. The former
Crown Princess Louise, the divorced
wife of the present king of Saxony,
has arrived, desiring, it Is said, to be
nearer Rome, in order to facilitate the
negotiations with the Vatican with the
object of bringing about a reconcilia
tion with the king. This Is held to be
more probably now, owing to the death
of the late King George, who was im
placable. Princess Louise is staying at
a private villa.
ONE HUNDRED DROWNED.
Steamships in Collision Off the Al
gerian Coast One Sunk and One
Hundred Lives Lost.
Bone, Algeria, Nov. 5. The steam
era Gironde and Schiaffino collided ofi
the Algerian coast Friday morning.
The Gironde sunk. One hunderd peo
ple are -reported to have been drowned.
Breaks IVeck In Fall From Horse.
,Texarkana, Ark., Nov. 5. Ed Las
siter, a farmer, living ten miles east
of here,- while ont riding Friday, fell
from his horse and broke his neck, dy
ing Instantly. He had been troubled
with heart disease for several years,
and it is thought he lost consciousness
as a result of one of these attacks.
Beaten to Death. With Clob.
Marshall, Mo., Nov. 5. Miss Rosa
Butts, white, aged 18, was found -dead
in the Odell pasture, near here, Friday
momfeg. The coroner has not yet
reported.. She was fcUle'd with a club.
Report That He Will Seize the New
York Foundlings is Erroneous.
A PERSONAL INVESTIGATION
All But Fourteen of the Orphans
Have Been Taken Back to Aeiv
York By the Catholic
Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 5. Go. Brodi
of Arizona is now in Clifton and Mo-
rencl investigating the scandal ensuing-
ttio nlon!n(r rt nrnhsn hlMrfTl frOm
a New York foundling institution, a-
Catholic institutions, in private fami
nes, ine report mai ne ns ueei
commissioned by- President Roosevelt
is erroneous. After the recent protest
of people of Morenci against asylum
methods, and their taking summary
charge of the orphans and disposing of
them in private families, the Cathollo
authorities at the asylum presented
the matter to President Roosevelt.
It is learned that Gov. Brodie was
In Washington at the time the presi
dent requested him to investigate and
report, although not In an official ca
pacity. Returning home, he submitted
a partial report of the matter, and is
now making a further personal inves
tigation. He expeciea 10 return 10
Phoenix next Sunday or Monday. It is
further learned that all but 14 of the
children were taken back by the Cath
olic officials, and these 1 were placed
in families who are now trying to
adopt them. The question is purely a
legal one, and will be settled by the
probate court of Graham county.
MURDERED AND' MUTILATED
Boys Discover RemalnM of Rossi
Butts in Secluded Pasture
Xear Marshall, Mo.
Marshall, Mo., Nov. 5. Friday
morning about six o'clock four small
boys, Rex and John Duncan, Brewster
Hubert and Joe Burns, while going
through a pasture in the edge of tha
southern part of the city, found the
dead body of Ross Butts, a 17-year-old
white girl, who worked for Andrew
Olson, of this city. The boys prompt
ly gave the alarm, and Coroner W. C.
Orear, with Dr. S. Crutchueld, made
an examination. It was found that she
had met with violence at the hands of
The body was lying on its right
side, with the left ear torn off, the
right badly mangled, the right side of
her face crushed in, and her throat cut
by a sharp stick, which was thrown
on the ground by her side. Numerous
footprints were on all sides, and th
ground beaten and worn. A half
smoked cigarette lay near her, also a
pair of black gloves. These were the
only articles left behind by the mur
derers. RESULT OF PRACTICAL JOKE
Illinois Man Begins Shootina; When
Told to "Hands Up" By
m Friend. -
Springfield, 111., Nov. 5. James M.
Maxwell, president of local union So.
5, United Mine Workers of America, at
Virden, has been shot -;nd killed by
Thomas Hall, a bartender, as the re
sult of a practical joke. Hall was re
turning home after closing the saloon,
through North park, when Maxwell,
for a joke, stepped from behind a tree
and ordered Hall to throw up his
hands. Hall, who had been a victim
of hold-ups twice, recently, drew a re
volver and shot Maxwell in the stom
ach.. Maxwell who lived for several
hours afterward, said he did not blame
Hall for shooting him.
ORDERED HER OWN COFFIN
Then a Rich Wisconsin Woman
Killed Herself With a Dose
of Strychnine. (
Palmyra, Wis., Nov. 5. After order
ing her own coffin to be made out of
pine boards at a lumber factory, MrsJ
A. D. Low, a rich woman, killed herself
with strychnine because she had been
threatened with law suits. She ordered
the box, which, according to a note,
was to be her coffin, to be made 0V2
feet long and li foot square at either
ROBBERS BLOW A SAFE
Secure, f 1,600 In Cah and Certifi
cates of Deposit Amounting;
Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 5. The safe of
James L. Blodgett, an aged private
banker of Hermitage, was blown open
early Friday. The robbersftgot $ 1,500
in cash and certificates or deposit
amounting ta. $22,000. Blodgett wa.?
robbed in a like manner of $12,000
about ten years ago.
Prince Fushlma Leaves Honolulu.
Washington, Nov. 5. The Japanese
legation has received a cablegram from
Honolulu saying that Prince Fushima,
the mikado's adopted brother, sailed
from Honolulu, Friday, for San Fran
cisco, where he is expected to arrive
on the evening of November 9 or the
morning of November 10.
Takahira Out of Danger.
New York, Nov. 5. Kogoro Taka
hira, Japanese minister lo the United
States, was, on Friday, reported to be
much improved. Dr. Shrady said ha
thought all danger was passed.