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CAPE CIKAEr-EAU. ' MISSOCL
The Kews Condensed
Important Intelligence From Alt Parts.
Tn Garden theater at St Louis was
destroyed by flra ud Albert Shaw was
bimd to death aad several otbera
had narrow escapes.
The Illinois supreme court declared
unconstitutional the law exempting
toiuaiag ana loan associations irom
Sxow fell ia many - north we tern
states, reaching a depth of Inches at
Sioux City, la.
Tn me who robbed the Pacific ex
press office at The Dal lea. Ore., of 114.-
000 were captared and nearly all the
A uajobttt of the United Presbyter
Un Id ia isters' aoeoeia Uos of Pittsburgh
declared ia favor of the taxing of
eh arch property.
1 A iavestigstioa has resulted In the
discovery of a shortage of SIS, BOO in
the accounts of Treasurer Barney, of
Au of the Inmates of the white
house were vaccinated as a necessary
precaution in riew of the appearance
of avail pox in Washington.
Tn risible supply of grain In the
United States on the th was: Wheat,
78,190,000 bushels; corn, 1,758.000 bush
els; oats, 9,221,000 bushels; rye. 485,000
1 1 . I 1 im Anil 1 1 1-
Sevex members of the notorious
- Cook band of outlaws were captured
and were taken to Fort Smith, Ark.
m w Mm vmtij mvw mmt h ,
his rival for the affections of a young
lady at Dayton, Mac, and then killed
Hbebt W. PCBCHsiX, of Philadel
phia, was awarded damages of 985.000
against the Pennsylvania railroad for
injuries received ia a train wreck.
Taw horses were suffocated in a fire
la Fred Boas' stable in Chicago.
Ctclist Ttleb rode 9 miles on a bi
cycle with Hying start in 4:64 at Walt
ham, Mass.. making a new record.
Hxxir F.-Schatzel, a Brooklyn (N.
T.) banker, lays claim to property in
Texas onee owned by his uncle, and
now worth 135,000.000.
D. W. Caldwell, president of the
Nickel Plate, wss made president of
the Lake Shore A Michigan Southern
JtrooE Advocate Geeebal Lbmxt, of
the navy, in his annual report favor
ably comments on the new law per
mitting alien sailors in the American
navy to be naturalized.
Mb. Johx Stsjclkt and her daugh
ter, Mrs. Skinner, were fatally in
jured with a hammer by a robber who
entered their home near Columbia
Miss Ella Staetoe, 19 years old, of
Philadelphia, threw a handful of red
pepper into the eyes of Thomas Eoland
because he insisted on paying atten
tions to her. The young man will be
Tn third attempt in two months
was made to burn the Akron Building
A. Cabinet company's plant at Akron, O
Jabes P. Wiixxtt. a lifelong resi
dent of the district, was appointed
postmaster of Washington by the pres
A Fxxxch secret society called "The
Maequereaux" was alleged to be re
sponsible for the murder of two women
William Gxzmx and Leroy Moorea,
Perrien county (Ga.) farmers, fought
a duel with axes, both being killed.
Tnu unknown men were killed by
freight train wreck on the Beach
Creek railroad near Peale, Pa. They
had revolvers and burglars' tools and
were supposed to have been cracks
Bewabds were offered by the post
master general for the arrest and con
viction of highway mail robbers and
post office burglars.
IX his annual report Com.nlaaloner
of Education Harris points out the
great educational iufluence of news
papers and magazines.
Two meb entered the jewelry store
"in Chicago of the Brethauer eompeny
in broad daylight, locked the atten
dant la the vault and carried off 90,000
worth of goods.
Tbjktcgh an error tn enrolling the
bill, Pennsylvania's marriage license
law will not become operative until
October 1, 1895. ,
Beyee persons were suffocated ia a
tenement-boose Are ia New, York and
a woman who jumped from, a third
story window was fatally injured,
Ctclist Joebsox broke all records at
Buffalo, N. Y by riding an unpaced
mil in 1:67 4-0.
Johx Ksxrs and David Jones were
instantly killed and Benjamin Mount
fatally injured by the explosion of a
sawmill boiler at Parkersburg, W. Vs.
James Hiedmae. a banker at Pitte-
burgh, Pa., aad one of its best known
citizens, died from pneumonia, aged 79
Jules Reese, steward of the Wash
ington Park elob in Chicago, was said
to have embezzled 11., 000. Hn fled
afterburning his booka
JoBjr B, Exglebxet. an engineer,
manager of a Tennessee iron company,
was killed at Rife, Pa., by a boy whom
he attempted to frighten.
Dmtillebs at Baltimore. Md., will
teat the constitutionality of that sec
tion of the new tariff increasing the
tax on whisky ia bond
Tee twenty-second annual congress
of the Association for the Advance
ment of Women was In session at
Oxa of the recent developments of
the' brewers wsr at St Joseph, Ma,
was the ma tils I ton cf horses belong
ing to the brewers. The employes
Fire ihst started n the car shops at
Vewburyport, Masa, caused a loss of
Dine Tocna. a prominent farmer
i; sr Stockton. CaL, failed for $114,!73.
William Joees and George Buck
land, rcine-a near Nastiooke, Pa.,
were drowned by a rush of water.
Mb. Heixe M. Gocazs was for the
seventeenth time elected president of
the Indiana Equal KuSrage associa
tion in session at Marion.
Edwaeo Mabttb was lynched in
Crittenden county, Ky.. because he
would not torn state's evidence against
the outlaw. Bill Goods.
William Jobee. the owner of a num
ber of eoel mines at Silver Creek, O.,
was struck by a train at Akron, O.,
Ax attempt to wreck a Lake Shore
train at Farnham Station. O., was
frustrated by a track walker's vig
ilance. IE a collision on the Delaware, Lack
awanna Western road near Scran
ton, Pa., Engineer James Lynotand
Firemen Elmer Scull, of a coal train,
and Fireman William C Eoaey. of an
express train, were instantly killed.
Woee of surveying for a ship canal
to connect Lake Erie and the Ohio
river is to be begun at once.
The president has named Thursday,
November 29, as Thanksgiving day.
Tn public debt statement issued on
the 1st showed that the debt increased
(13,680.851 during the month of Octo
ber. The cash balance in the treasury
was fl 07,340,145. The total debt, less the
cash balance in the treasury, amounts
Hebee Schmehl, a Chicago pedes
trian, won a wager of 1500 by walking
from Indianapolis to Chicago in 71
hours and 9 minutes.
Brae labs entered the bank at West
Winfleld, N. Y-, blew the door of the
vault off with dynamite and secured
about $1,000 in money
Fbedekicx Wiel, aged S3 year, a
member of the United States marine
corps, shot his mistress. Annie Gran
dv, aged 23, at Washington, and then
Pbop. RotTEWicn. of the Chicago uni
versity, a Russian refugee, believes
the czar's death will remove the ban
The Industrial Land & Development
company of May's Landing. N. J.,
failed for 9150,000; assets, 9115,000.
It was estimated that 8,000 govern
ment employes left Washington for
their homes ia order to vote at the
Edwix Gott, J b sob of the secretary
of state of Maryland, was fatally hurt
by bazers in the Maryland agricultural
The weather bureau at Washington
ssys that on the whole conditions dur
ing October were generally favorable
for farm work, especially for fall plow
ing and gathering corn.
At San Jose, CaL, Senator L. trotted
4 miles in 10:13, lowering the world's
record 403 seconds.
Tn government receipts in October
aggregated 919,189,940, or $8,500,000
less than during September. Customs
receipts were 911.903,118, or 93.500,000
less thsn in September. The expendi
tures during October aggregated 982,-
718,039. sgainst 930.z50.000 in Septem
ber, and 925.500,000 in October, 1893.
Three masked men robbed a train
at Kew Albany, Miss., but aside from
a little jewelry they secured no booty.
Repoets to the director of the mint
show coinage for October as follows.
Gold, $3,911,800; silver. $1,317,000. of
which 9900,000 was standard dollars;
minor coin. 923. 900. Total, 94,153,700.
Focbteee white caps who took part
j in the battle ia Sevier county, Tenn.,
tn wnicn tare men were killed, were
Tu exchanges at the leading clear
ing bouses In the United States during
the week ended on the 3d aggre
gated 9023,567,318, against 9011,918,835
the previous week. The decrease, com
pared with the corresponding week in
1893. was 13.8.
IE a race between an electric car
and a train at Cincinnati a collision oc
curred and eight persons were injured.
At Point Breeze, Pa.. Robert J. de
feated John R. Gentry in two heats of
1:08 -and S:lxf, when the latter was
Tn Michigan supreme court haa
sustained the validity of the proceed
tags removing the county seat of Ber
rien county from Berrien Springs to
Ooteeemeet officials at Washington
v 111 cause a rigid inspection of Ger
man imports in retaliation for the em
bargo on American cattle.
Tnu were 849 business failures in
the United States in the seven days
ended on the Id, against 381 the week
previous and 858 in the correspond
ing time In 1893.
At South Omaha, Neb., the beef-
bouse and office of the Hammond Pack
big company was burned, entailing a
loss of 9500,00a Two firemen were
Bcebicaeee in Texas and Louisiana
injured a number of people and de
stroyed a great amount of property.
Mas, 11 E km as x, the missing Lexow
witness, wss put On the stand and said
she had paid 925,000 hush money to the
ew York police.
8eowstoems were reported from
Michigan and Illinois points. At Cal
umet. Mich., there was a fall of 8
Ftve world's records and four class
A marks were broken by bicycle riders
on the track at Waltham, Masa
Witboct provocation William Gipp
shot his mother dead in Buffalo, N. Y.,
and then fatally wounded his father.
Two membebs of the notorious Cook
gang of train robbers were captured
by citizens of Cashing, O. T.
Aeeoted by playing children, Daniel
Wood, ct St Joseph, Ma. fired into
the crowd, fatally wounding Willie
Ware and Rose Delaney.
Mb. Louise Yove was granted a
divorce at Cincinnati and 940,000 ali
mony from Gen. Hal C Young.
Johx Jacob Astob proposes to erect
in New York the greatest hotel in the
world, to eot $5, 000, 000.
AT Chilllcotbe, O., John & Johnson
rode a third of a mile 00 a bicycle in
0:83 3-6, breaking the world's record.
T. M. Latiwer, of Allegheny, Pa.,
dry goods merchant failed for 9100.000.
Bcsieess men in Toledo, O., were
preparing to investigate an alleged
steal of $1,030,000 of the city's fund. ,
Albeut JiJie.tea, known as "Als
msioo" to every bail player in the
country, died at the eity fcospital ia
Cincinnati from a aurgic-J operation.
PERSONAL AND PCUTJCAU
Da. EroEEE Cbowxll. the author of
two works on spiritualism, of which
he was a strong advocate, died at Sew
York, aged 78 years.
E. G. Waits, secretary of state of
California and a candidate for 1
election, died at Alameda, He wts
made ill by worry over political mat-
. A. X Holmes, for twenty years one
of the millionaires of San Francisco,
died at the almshouse. .
Miss Elus Stcbblefield, who
claimed to be 17.6 years old, died at
Mrs. Ltpia Caldwell Kxecv Mclock
died at Middletown, H. Y., at the age
of 100 years.
Gilchrist Pobteb, es-memberof con
gress, died at his home in Hannibal,
Mo., of heart disesse, aged 77 years.
Own to a mistake ia the ball Den
nis Winters, a Hill orator, delivered a
democratic speech to republicans in
Amos T. Root, of Whitewater, Wis-
ia dead. He was 103 years of age and
a pensioner for services in the war of
8 rx roBEioH toreadors who were en
gaged in the bull fights at 'imes have
been expelled from France.
Two PASSEEen trains collided at
Redfern. K. 8. W., and seven persons
were scalded to death and thirty in
Tn British steamer Tonnes struck
Crow Rock near Milford Haven and
twenty-one men, including the cap
tain and officers, wert drowned.
Tn Union line steamer Wairaipa,
bound from Sydney to Auckland, N. Z.,
was wrecked on Great Barrier island,
off the northeast coast of Sew Zealand,
and 113 of the passengers and twenty-
three of the crew were drowned.
Ax asylum for the insane at Joen
koeping, Sweden, was destroyed by
fire and fifteen of the inmates were
burned to death.
Flood destroyed the best crops
around Dunkirk, France, and did enor
mous damage to other . farm crops.
Conrtrai and Mouse rou were partly
- Rebels in Peru burned the British
consulate, imprisoned the consul and
killed his wife and ' daughter. Eng
lish warships were ordered to Callao.
Alexaedeb III., emperor of Russia,
died at Livadia. He waa 49 years of
age and bad been emperor fourteen
Ex based because Dr. Zaccharin did
not save the czar's life, residents of
Moscow wrecked the doctor's house.
; Advices from Honduras report the
discovery of the remains of an ancient
Toltec city in the center of a mahog
any swamp near Rio Grande. They
comprise hundreds of large, well-built
stone dwellings and three temples.
Advices from Vancouver island state
that four persons out of a settlement
of six at Shoshartie bay were killed in
Two STBOEO earthquake shocks were
felt in the City of Mexico and vicinity
Many horses were thrown down in the
streets, which were crowded with hnn
dreds of praying and confessing peo
Advices from Yokohama state Ihst
the Jspanese had captured Port Ar
thur, one of the Chinese strongholds.
Czab Nicholas IL issued a manifesto
announcing his accession to the throne
Tbb cbauipion cyclist, ArtBur Zim
merman, has sailed from Genoa, Italy,
for Kew York on the Augusta Victoria.
Zimmerman left America on May 8 for
Paris. He hss ridden in thirty races
abroad and has won about $30,000, hold
ing the championship of France aad
Tn weekly statement of the New
York associated banks shows the fol
lowing changes: Reserve, decrease, $4,
660,623; loans, increase, $1,139,300; spe
cie, decrease, $171,000; legal tenders,
decrease, $287,900; deposits, increase,
$809,700; circulation, decrease, $101,900
Tn annual report of the third as
sistant postmaster-general ahows that
the postal revenues from all sources
for the year ended June 80, 1894, were
975,080,479, and that the total expen
ditures were 984,834,414, an increase of
expenditures over receipts of 99,343,935.
M. FnarrEB, a contractor, aad Paul
Grant got into a political discussion on
the street in Richmond, Vs., on ths
3d, which ended in Ferriter striking
Grant two light blows in the face with
his fist Grant sank to the 'pavement
and died In a few minutes.
Puilip A. HoTKE, of Chicago, a
United States commissioner, 'who had
been suffering from dropsy and kidney
complaint for two weeks, died at 3 a. m.
on the 3d. j He was 70 years old, and
had been a resident of Chicago, for
more than fifty years.
A bomb was exploded, at midnight of
the 4th, in front of the house in west
London occupied by Reginald Brett
son of Lord Esher. Though the door
was shattered and the windows were
blown to powder, no one was injured.
Advices received at Yokohama, on
the 4th, describe the capture of Kln
ehow, a garrisoned walled city, by the
Japanese, under Field Marshal Oymia,
simultaneously with the taking of
Talienwan by the Japanese fleet
Duecae H. Campbell, whose inven
tions have revolutionized shoe manu
facturing In this country, died in Paw
tucket R. L. on the 2d. He was born
in Scotland in 1828, and was brought to
this country when 8 yesrs old.
A special cable from Kiel, Germany,
to the Kew York Herald says: Enke's
comet on its return, has been discov
ered by Prof. Cerulli, at Teramo. The
comet ia very faint
Oathe 3d the associated banks of
Kew York held 963,304.375 in excess
of the requirements of the 35-per-cent
Fbf.dekick Lovejot, vice-president
aad general manager of the Adams Ex
press Co., died in New York on ths 3d.
, t.'.'.C.ZZ U r. I STATE fiLV.i
A icfa Vfa-wma la Stale AtUr.
lira. 55ary Al'ord,'of tt Jo;.'h,
arrested in Chicago recently dressed ia
Mrs. Alfmd has been s ra-taect ot f t. JcoeQS
roe nm thsa Ifciny years, bbo U rich. owa
inc ectufclenMe property la s&d mw St. Jo
seph. ot nhich shs lahartied, bet soids
was seeoomlated hy iavesnneata la rest es
tate. Bb has a penchant for getting autrried,
aaa has been salted aad airspeed hail a doses
tinea, so teport from St Joseph sars. It Is
hollered tbat she ia a Hula SBbslsnced la her
atlod. She told ths Chicago polios that a ao
cre had swindled her onto! tlO.WO. aad that she
aa trying- to evade him, aa aa believed he
SUE be toUowia her.
A Jail Dottvary,
Frank 'Huffman, the noted Cooper
county train robber and highwayman,
sent to Fayette recently to be confined
in the Howard county jail for safe
keeping, and Chart ea Brown and John
Kelly, confined for burglary aad lar
ceny, escaped the other day. Te keys
to the Jail were found in the cell door
where the prisoners were confined. It
Is a mystery how they got possession of
them, as they were ia the care of Sher
iff Crigleys family, in his absence from
The report of the St Louis work
house physician on a strange disease
developed the fact that only two visits
are paid to the work-house each week
by the doctor, and that on days when
he is not there prisoners are competed
to do without medical aid. Several
members of the board of public im
provements were surprised to learn
that the doctor did not call at the
work-house at least once each day.
roisoaod by J!
The 3-year-old daughter of Paul
Wuensch, of Sedalia, died from the ef
fects of poison. She was playing with
a number of children, and ate a hand
ful of jimson seeds. Three hours later
she was taken ill, but a physician waa
not called for three hours, and in the
meantime the poison thoroughly im
pregnated her system, making recovery
MaJ. L. K. Thaehcr.
Maj. Lulin K. Thacher, a prominent
citizen of Kansas City, died recently,
after a long illness.
He was bora at BoraellsvUle. N. Y.. In 17,
aad settled la Kansas City during the war,
after hartaf served a terra of eaUistneat la a
New York reel meat. Be re-ealisted In the
Ninth cavalry, and served through the many
border acaceneata that eompsay enema-
Be was prominent la local edoeatloaal
id waa a member of the bar.
Hie Wife Left Bins.
- John E. Pittman, aged 83, of Mober
ly, attempted to commit suicide by tak
ing poison at St Joseph.
Plumen waa a grocer ia Moberly aereral
years. Bis wife left him recently, and went to
the home of her mother la St. Joseph. Plu
mas followed her aad pleaded with her to re
tarn with him, but she refused. He went Im
mediately to a hotel aad took eight grains of
araenle aad two oaaeea of chloroform.
Jadg Gilchrist Porter.
Judge Gilchrist Porter died suddenly
at his home in Hannibal on the 1st
It was the seventy seventh anniversary of
his birth, aad arrangements had been mato to
celebrate the event. Death waa the recruit ot
heart dtsease He was a member of ewnie
from the Baanlbal district aa a whig In IBM
aad 1864, and wasetreoit judge of the district
for several Years. Be waa s prominent mem
ber of the Episcopal chnrca.
Died at 111 Tears.
James Sherlock died at the residence
of his son, M. J. Sherlock, 4137 Cook
avenue, St Louis, aged 111 years.
Ha wss bora la Ireland, sad came to Amerles
whea IL His eyesight wss pert set. sad be was
seldom sick. Be waa la his usual health until
two daya before his death, whea he returned
from a walk, com plained of fatigue, aad weat
to bed, where be remained until claimed by
gad of a BTiasr.
Conrad Xiemeirer, a wealthy old
bachelor and miser, committed suicide
at his' home in Hopkins, Nodaway
county, by shooting through the heart
He had become temporarily insane
through the loss of a small sum of
Med ha a TUmtng Camp.
John R. Wallace, a Pettis county
farmer, of near Smith ton, died in a
camp on the Nianqna river, in Camden
county, where he and a party of friends
had gone for a twp weeks' fishing trip.
He was 65 years old.
' , Fawad entity.
Dr. C F. Simmons was found guilty
at St Louis of assault to kill on John
Me Bain, and the jury assessed' the pun
ishment at three years in the peniten
tiary Simmons ia a Sunday-school
. atraek His Brother.
Chas. Gallup, a blacksmith at St Jo
seph, fought with his brother Bert
thrashing him. Bert soon after struck
Charles on the head with a stone, in
flicting a fatal wound.
Groom, 831 Bride, SB.
Bajless Rector, aged 83, and Miss
Agnes Breshears, aged 23. both of Kew
London, Ralls county, were married at
Louisiana. The groom is c,nite wealthy.
The Missouri University foot-ball
team and the Kansas University team
will play at Kansas City on Thanks
giving day. Li vely ti mes are expected.
A Big BSatsi pi lea.
A new electric railway company has
been organized in St. Louis to build
lines to the southwestern suburbs of
the city. It will require 310,000,000.
Largo aad Costly.
Southern Methodist are talkie of
erecting a large and costly church
baildinar in the west end. in a neigh
borhood which is growing rapidly. ' "
A Loadlag Baslaesa Maa.
Josiah Blocher, for msay vears one
of the leading business men of Sedalia,
died the other night He was C3, and
death was caused by paralysis.
St. Loots T. M. C. A.
A building permit has been Issued in
6t Louis to -erect a Y. M. C A. build
ing to coat $30,000, at the corner cf
Grand and Franklin avenues.
A Eaial Stroke.
Mrs. Alice M. Hall, postmistress at
Branch Etat'on C of the St Lonia post
office, wss stricken with spop'.exy'
wlul at breakls&t and died.
Joplin iu rid i.:f of vagrant
tin hom ga-rtMci-s.
bhftib;2S hiis 431 white and Si n,T0
school children enrvlled.
The confederal home hospitsJ at
Hiig-iasrille ia now open.
Moberiy farnWies brick to prs
Leavenworth (Ks.) streets.
TkeSchofield (Pike conntj) set cols
closed on account of diphtheria.
Claude C. Dudley and Kim Pent C
Jones were married at Hannibal.
The preliminary test of ih Kjrks
vQle water-works waa satisfactory.
B. C Mitchell, an aged and mcch
honored eltizea. died at Morrisrille.
A brother of the mayor of Kew Y wk
is hauling tie chips to Monroe City,
Geo. Lewis, in jail at Mexico for kill
ing his sweetheart's father, has been
granted a fifth trial
Peter Dengler, a German, aged S3,
committed suickle in St Louis because
he could not pay a debt
Miss Alma Walker, of Centralis, was
married to M. E. X orris, a wealthy
merchant of Xaples, CsX
Carder, Lafayette county, has 800
people, who will soon have an oppor
tunity to worship in seven churches.
The total legal registration of St
Louis, according io the figures given
out by the recorder of voters, was 84,
6X Mr. Frank Parker dislocated his
shoulder near Greentop, Scotland
county, while coasting a hill on a
For the improvement of the Gas
conade river in Missouri there is an
available sum of 93,329, and 910.000
more is recommended.
Herman Jacobs, aged 17, was killed
by the bursting of an emery wheel,
near which he waa working, in the St
Lonis Screw Co. 'a works.
Mayor Jackson, of Sheldon, Vernon
county, fined John McDonald for run
ning a liquor joint at that place. Mc
Donald was placed in the county Jail.
Mrs. K. Angelina Scully, who owns
over 9,000 acres of land around Butler,
is not related to Lord Scully, the Irish
landlord, who has holdings in Illinois
Mary J. Stillman, of St Louis, al
leges as a reason for desiring a divorce
from George F. Stillman that since
their marriage in May, 1SS1, he deaerV
ed her upward of ten different times.
George J. Gould has been hunting
game in Miller county. Dwight T red
way, of St Louis, who wants an ac
counting of the affairs of the Sedalia
& Warsaw road, got service on him in
two suits aggregating $250,000.
John Bartley, James Cole and Wil
liam Campbell, charged with robbing a
Jewelry store at Greencastle, Sullivan
county, were arrested at Moberly.
Several watches and other Jewelry
were found on the person of John Bart
ley. - Mrs. Mary Hubanka, a widow at St
Joseph, confessed to having left ber
babe in the basement of a building,
where its dead body was found by a
policeman. The coroner's inquest de
veloped the fact that the infant had
been murdered some time after its
On the St. Louis harbor only 9231
was spent by the government last year,
aril this was merely for a low-water
survey. The full amount which has
been estimated as necessary for the
maintenance of this harbor has been
appropriated and ia now available,
In Improving the Osage river In Mis
souri last year waa spent 93,039. The
act of 1890, relating to this, authorized
the construction of a dam and a lock
near the mouth of the river. The land
for the dam was condemned last year,
and there la available 1136,045. An ap
propriation of 855,000 is recommended,
953,000 being for lock and dam and 110.
000 for clearing the river of obstruc
tions. Mrs. Charles L. Keck, of Sedalia. has
been notified of the death of a bache
lor uncle, . Gottlieb Fruch, a former
Missouri an, who was devoured by wild
beasts in the wilds of California, where
he was engaged in mining for a quarter
of a century. He left a large sum of
money in bank and mining claims of
great value, that will go to relatives la
Pettis, Cole and Morgan counties, as
the deceased left no will.
Isaac McClurg. a farm hand in the
employ of Henry Sampson, near De
Kalb, disappeared from home, and a
few days later his dead body, partly
devoured by hogs, wss found in a
ravine. McClurg was about 50 rears
old and had been in Sampson's employ
for two years. When found a bottle
partly filled with whisky waa in one of
his pockets. The gully banks are 23
feet high, and it is believed that the
unfortunate man fell off while partly
At Springfield Joseph Walton and
Thomas N. Appleby fought, Walton
using a revolver and Appleby a Win
chester. The two men were so excited
that neither seemed able to take good
aim. Appleby's son raised a double
barrel shotgnn and fired. Walton then
fell with wounds in the forehead, which
are necessarily fatal. Thomas N.Ap
pleby gave himself up to the sheriff
and was lodged In ja.il. He innists that
he fired the fatal shot himself, but his
son claims that it wss his shot that
took effect which version is corrobo
rated by the eye-witnesses of the
tragedy. The woman at the bottom of
the affair was Appleby's present and
Walton's former wife.-.
... Rev. J. R. Raansey, Presbyterian, who
Is also a school-teacher, was arrested
at the McQell&nd eclioolhonw, 8 mlloc
northwest of Fulton. ' The arrest wat
made on a warrant sworn out by
Prosecuting Attcriwy Thurmond,
charging. .hiss with setting fire to a
house owned by Vi'i'..":.m Baker and oc
cupied by Ramsey as a renter, and bis
household goods and library, with the
ntention of defrauding the insurance
company. He was taken before Justice
Collier at Fulton and placed under 5S00
bond. Mr. Ramsey had 91-000 iiw.ar
snee on his Horary. The hoi.se htl no
insurance on it, and wss valued at 92,-
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Yok'!!m, Kjv. 4. AJrices r
eeied here frotn ths front show tUt
thf re I M bem beary f 'hlicy in the
eccntry jast tnwth of Tort Arther.
The diistcl es received are brief aci
are s lie at on soma iiteortanl puiats.
3t Er-mairs U at Field Marshal Oymijt
diidM? his f jroes. While one division
ianjei on the t coat of the p.-nia-snla
north of Talwiin-ii, sao.hor divi
sion wss ditached. wili orviers to
effect a landing near ICnchow and to
proceed the tee acd join ths mala body
of the army.
This operttioa was a eorip'.eta soc
cers. The Jananeoe encoanU're.l no
Chinese war ships, and the trosp.rt
reached Kayeako and disembarked
troops, guns, horse and munition in.
safety. Kin chow, whkh is a wai!ed
town, and r hieh was believed to be
held by a lsrpi garrison, wss immedi
ately attacised. The onter deft ruse
were carried by tKe Japanese after a
few hours firh ting The Chinese wada
lUUe further resistance, snd the Jsp
anese were soon mastera of the p'aoe.
Yesterday was the sixty-second an
niversary of the birth of the MlVado.
There was great public rejoicing over
the victories thus far won by the Js
Up to the time of sending this dis
patch there has been no conSrmaUon '
of the report of the capture of Port
A dispatch to the Times from Tien
Tsln says: Feu llauo Chen bas been
burned. Tte Chinese defease of Monk
den has collapsed. Cold weather has
commenced and snow hss fallen In
Manchuria. The Jspanese cleverly,
landed at Pitzwo while making a
demonstration off the coast of shan
tung and cut the wires, thus pre
venting tV: news of their position
resching the Chinese. The admiral of
the Chinese fleet with fourteen vessela
besides torpedoe boats, afterwards
started to attack them but was re
called. Prince Kung, the etnperor'a
uncle, has been appointed dictator,
thus indicating the further centraliza
tion of authority. The Manchu
princes fsvor reforms, but the Chicesa
Six rtrwsoa Iajara trarlag- a Coaaacia
Uaa ;a LaolevUlo, Br.
Locvn.LE, Ky., Nov. 3. Six fire
men were hurt, two probably fatally,
by falling walls during a fire that
originated in the store of the Singer
Manufacturing Co., 353 Fourth street
yesterdsy afternoon. Their names
are: Valentine BiehL captain truck
No. 3, head crushed, msy die; James
Mannlz, pipeman engine No. J, left leg
broken and internally injured, may
die; Edward RlehL laddermsn truck
No. S, hip, arm and shoulder badly
bruised: John Morton, captain engine
No. 3, bruised about head acd body;
John Cllne. pipeman engine No. 3, ,
bruised about head and body; Fillmore
Tyson, assistant chief, slightly in
ured. The losses by firs and water will
amount to 961,000, divided as follows:
8inger Manufacturing Co.,, $30,000; T.
E. Lindsay- paintings and moldings,
910,000; D. E. Shonp, 910.000; Avenue
theater, 91,000; building, 33,000, other
tenants of No. 633, &1000. Insurance,
The stage of the Avenue theater was
filled with smoke, but the matinee au
dience was dismissed without disor
der. Two Ftroasaa lajared ia Boa rraaeleco.
8aE Fbaacisco, Nov. 5. Fire yester- '
day morning destroyed the two-story
brick structure. 433 to 4-H0 Pine street,
occupied by Goldberg, Lebenbauro,
Bowen A Co. wholesale and retail
grocers; the San Francisco Press clnb,
a phonograph company and Bolton A.
Strong, printers. Loss, 9300,000; in-
surance, Ei'vO.OOO. Two firemen were
injured by falling timbers, one,
Thomas McSlroy, having a leg broken
and the other, George Cash in, having
a knee hurt and his head mashed.
Bxpoeto4 to Boach a, rotorsowg at ta
Bad of taw Week. .
Loepoe. Nov. 5. The Dally News,
correspondent in St Petersburg says
that Nicholas IL is expected to reach
St Petersburg at the end of the week,
after a day's sojourn In Moscow, where
he will receive the homage of the offi
cials and conspicuous citizens. All
taverns In Moscow have been closed.
A mob haa been In front of Dr. Zacba
rin's house all day shouting that he is
a poisoner and the murderer of the
czar. The government caused much
needless suspicion and excitement by
withholding the newt of the czar's
death until the morning of the fol
Prof. Loydaa porlbsa ta iTsasadlata
Caaao at the Caara Daata.
Beelie, Nov. 3. Prof. Leyden has
telegraphed to a medical friend here
tbat the czar's death came from com
plications due to infraction of the left,
lung. Obstructive dots were con
veyed into the lung owing to the fail
ure of the circulation three days be
fore death. The czar died during an
attack of dyspnoea, Leyden says, sit
ting up, surrounded by his family, and
fully conscious till the isst
Vienna and Berlin newspapers com
mend the dignified, promising and pa
cl0c tones of Nicholas IL's manifesto.
FREE SPEECH DENIED.
Ths Spoakoe Drive frana tbo Kostroas by
o. Mot aad a Ltoaaoe Kefaood.
Elmiaa, X. Y., Nov. 5. Victor M
Buthven, of Buffalo, wss advertised to
speak ia ths advocacy of A. P. A. pria.
ci pies yes terday, and came near being
mobbed. His afternoon remarks
brought together I,0i0 angry iaen, who
ehsxed him to his hotel. For several
hours a mb of many hundred peopia
hnnx about the hotel, and the acthori
ties finally refaxed to give Enthren a
license to rpeak in the eveuin. 21a
was spirited awav last ni;'aL