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VOL. XXV.—NO. 241.
TRY TO BRIBE
A GOVERNOR
Nebraska's Chief Executive
Refuses Sympathy to His
Inside Pocket
DAMAGING THINGS THERE
Names of People That He Said Made
an Effort to Buy
Him
APPOINTMENT OF OMAHA FIRE
AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS
Gov. Savage's Designations to Thdse
Boards Aroused the Ire of the Labor
Unions, Which Made a Demand That
Brought Out the Allegations Fr&m
the Governor.
Special to The Globe.
OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 28. —Gov. Sav
age came to Omaha from Lincoln this
afternoon and asserts that he expects
to spring a surprise by offering the
names of men whom he says attempt
ed to bribe him in the appointment of
fire and police commissioners at
Omaha.
Gov. Savage was given the power
of appointing these commissioners by
the supreme court of the state, and
immediately each political faction in
Nebraska laid siege to have the new
board chosen from among its members.
The labor unions demanded that at
least one of the board be a friend of
organized labor. When the new board
was announced it was discovered that
It was made up of a banker, a corpora
tion lawyer, a railroad employer and
a big jobber.
The labor unions were indignant and
iispatched an epistle to Gov. Savage,
asking why he had completely ignored
their wishes in the selection of the
board. Savage replied that he was in
luenced in naming the men that he
lid by his desire to defeat a certain
faction which approached him with
enormous sums of money as a bribe.
Called for Names.
Every defeated faction in the state
Immediately took this up and demand
id of Mr. Savage that he produce the
names of the parties who attempted to
bribe him. Mr. Savage today said:
"I have all the documents here,"
pointing to his pocket, "to make the
2ase complete and whenever I think the
time is ripe I will make the names
public."
Gov. Savage also stated that he had
.vritten to Edward Rosewater. He
"laims he told "some bold truths and
some plain statements." The letter
vhich he writes in answer to a de
mand of Rosewater's that Savage ex
plain why he insinuates, as Rosewater
says he does, that the editor of the
Omaha Bee borrowed state money
from Bartley when Bartley was treas
urer. Gov. Savage says in his letter
to Rosewater that he has evidence in
his possession in the form of a note
to another from Rosewater.
DOESN'T HELP OUT
CANADIANS MUCH
Reported Discovery of a New Seal
Rookery Thought to Be
Erroneous.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 28.—The
recent reported discovery by the cap
tain of the revenue cutter Manning of
a new seal rookery, near Aleuvian isl
ands, has been brought to the atten
tion of the state department, where it
has been investigated. The report, if
accurate, would be of the greatest im
portance, for it would go far toward
sustaining the contention of the Cana
dian seal fishers that there has not
really been any diminution of fur seal
in Alaskan waters; that there are as
many fur seal as ever in the open sea
and that what has happened has sim
ply been an abandonment by the fur
seals of their old rookeries on the
Prybiloff islands.
The investigations of Henry W. El
iiott, the fur seal expert of the govern
ment, has led the officials of the state
department to the conclusion that the
report of the captain of the Manning
is erroneous.
Mr. Elliott's conclusion is that what
Capt. McLellan, of the Manning, ac
tually saw was young sea lions, which
are easily mistaken for seals. But if
fur seals were actually seen by the
Manning's people, Mr. Elliott says,
they must surely be stragglers not
from the distant Prybiloff islands, but
from the Russian herd. No sign of a
breeding rookery of Alaskan fur seals
away from the Prybiloff island has
ever been discovered.
NO MORE BOYS TO BE HIRED
AS TELEGRAPH MESSENGERS
Western Union Company Decides on a
New Departure In Chicago.
CHICAGO, Aug. 28—The Western Union
Telegraph company has definitely decided
that it will, In this city, employ no more
joys as messengers. The boys have
struck three times within the last month.
Girls will be used to carry messages in
the business and residence districts. For
the night work men will be used, and
men will also be kept busy in the day
time for the purpose of carrying messages
into the undesirable parts of the city.
Putting Out Forest Fires.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 28.—Ad
vices received by the general land office
indicate that the work of extinguishing
the forest fires -«hich have been raging on
the public lands in Wyoming is progres
ing sa.t.'sfa.<:torily.
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DAY'S NEWS SUMMARIZED
Weather for St. Paul and vicinity:
Showers and cooler; fair and cooler Sat
urday.
LOCAL—
Woman is attacked with rabies while
locked in cell at central station.
Maj. Lambert says a new armory will
be built even if the issue of bonds is not
approved of.
Stale board of equalization will meet
at capitol next Tuesday. Session will last
about twenty days.
State fair management is preparing to
handle the largest attendance in the his
tory of the state.
Committee on streets discovers that
frame buildings are erected within the
fire limits without permission. Special
permits are declared void.
City will have to pay the larger por
tion of the cost of paving Crocus place,
as the street circles two parks. Other
estimates are furnished.
Local musicians protest against em
ployment of Minneapolis bands at Como
Park.
The assembly and board of aldermen
will hold joint meetings to discuss the re
establishment of the lire limits.
Fire board fines Veterinarian White $5
for failing to apear at the meeting.
J. J. Regan, of St. Paul, is elected
president of the state A. O. H.
Street car company employes are given
an increase in wages.
POLITICAL—
Eighteenth district Republicans are not
pleased with C. A. Fosness' candidacy for
the senate, and have brought out another
candidate.
Forty-eighth district Democrats are in
the field with a strong ticket.
Fusion ticket is nominated in Nevada.
DOMESTIC—
Three men suspected of having held up
a Northern Pacific train are arrested at
Spokane.
Addressing the American Bar associa
tion, John G. Carlisle discusses the ques
tion of our newly acquired possessions.
President Roosevelt tours New Hamp
shire towns.
Riotous outbreaks occur in the Penn
sylvania and West Virginia coal fields,
with some shooting.
Gov. Savage, of Nebraska, says attempts
were made to bribe him in the matter of
appointing fire and police commissioners
for Omaha.
Butler, Nev., reports a gold find that
makes it the richest mining camp in the
world.
FOREIGN
King of Italy visits the emperor of Ger
many with the inevitable ceremonies.
Mgr. Guidi is appointed, apostolic dele
gate in the Philippines.
WASHINGTON—
Interior department comes to the res
•cue of starving Navajo Indians.
Secretary of the treasury describes his
plan to relieve the money market by an
increase of the national bank note circu
lation.
BUSINESS—
Bears have their inning in the grain
markets. Wheat and corn close lower,
but oats are higher.
Stocks are less active because of anxi
ety over the money market and disap
pointment in the Reading dividend.
SPORTING—
American Association—St. Paul 2, Mil
waukee 8; Minneapolis 8, Kansas City 6;
Louisville 9, Toledo 2; Indianapolis 4, Col
umbus 3.
National League—Pittsburg 11, Chica
go 3.
American League—Chicago 4, Philadel
phia 1; Chicago 4, Philadelphia 6; De
troit 4, Boston 0; Cleveland 5, Washing
ton 3; St. Louis 1, Baltimore 0.
MINNEAPOLIS—
Supt. Waite issues strict orders on the
matter of bribe-taking.
John Connelly is charged with selling
malt liquor without a license.
Plans for the Rosing ratification meet
ing tonight are completed.
MOVEMENTS OF STEAMSHIPS.
Port. Arrived. Sailed.
Liverpool Haverford Common
wealth.
Havre La Lorraine.
Queenstown Germanic.
Liverpool Teutonic.
New York Columbia.
Cherbourg Moltke.
New York La Gascogne.
Southampton..St. Louis.
New Yi«Js~ Bremen.
NEGRO FRANjCHISE
CALLED A FARCE
London Paper Says Here Is a More
Serious Problem Than the
Yellow Danger.
LONDON, Aug. 29.—Apparently in
spired by the native problem, which
is looming up in South Africa, the
Daily Telegraph this morning pub
lishes a significant editorial article on
the negro question, which it insists, is
for the Anglo-Saxon race a more seri
ous and urgent problem than the yel
low danger. The paper confesses that
the ideals which underlaid the eman
cipation movement have quite failed of
realization, that it has been proved
throughout the world that the negro is
incapable of working out his own sal
vation and that the theory of electoral
equality is a delusion mischievous to
both negroes and whites.
"Negro franchise in the Southern
states of America," says the paper, "is
already a farce and its suppression in
all but exceptional cases cannot in all
probability be permanently deferred."
INCREASING TAX ON
SOUTH AFRICAN MINES
Chamberlain Would Wrest $250,000,000
to $500,000,000 From Colonies
for Cost of War.
LONDON, Aug. 29.—A dispatch
from Pretoria to the Times, in which
the correspondent voices the popular
protest against the attempt to in
crease the tax on mines with a view
of making the new colonies contribute
to the cost of the war, says well
founded reports, credit Joseph Cham
berlain, British colonial secretary, with
the Idea of getting from $250,000,000
to $500,000,000 from the colonies for
this purpose.
Minnesota Boy Passes.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. ( Aug. 28.—A
number of candidates to the naval
academy who have passed their men
tal and physical examinations were
sworn and are now midshipmen.
Among the successful candidates an
nounced today was Arthur R. Joyce, of
Minnesota.
FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 29, 1902.— TEN PAGES.
BANK NOTE INCREASE
SECRETARY SHAW'S PLAN FOR
THE RELIEF OF THE MONEY
MARKET
GETTING BANKS TO ISSUE
MORE CIRCULATING NOTES
Head of the Treasury Department Says
He Does Not Purpose Inflation of the
Currency—His. Plan Not in Conflict
With Familiar Methods to Help Out
Wall Street.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 28.—1n
view of rumors as to Secretary Shaw's
plan for relieving the money market
in the event of a possible stringency,
the secretary, who is in New York to
day, authorized Assistant Secretary
Ailes to make the following statement:
The secretary recently invited some
of the larger national banks in the
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principal cities to order additional
amounts of circulating notes to. be
printed. National banks are entitled
to issue circulation to the full amount
of their captital. The aggregate capi
tal of national banks is $7,000,000,000,
but the banks^have outstanding only
$3E5,000,000 ofcirculation. The secre
tary has hoped to introduce an ele
ment of elasticity into the present sys
tem. Hit suggestions to the various
banks in the larger cities that they
make preparation for additional cir
culation have met with very favorable
response. It is not his intention that
they should issue this additional cir
culatiou at all events, but only in case
of actual necessity and emergency.
No Inflation Intended.
"He does not propose to inflate the
currency in any sense, but to be pre
pared to meet the actual currency de
mand should one arise. With this in
view, these banks which have made
arrangements to deposit United States
bonds as security for such additional
circulation have sent in their orders
and the secretary has had all branches
of the treasury service busily engaged
in expediting the preparation of the
nctes, pending a possible emergency.
"All this work of preparation does
net indicate that the secretary will ex
pect tin* banks to Issue additional
notes, except in response to real neces
sity. The movement is purely pru
dential and precautionary and intend
ed to relieve any possible currency
famine. It does not conflict at all with
any of the various other methods
which have heretofore been employed
by the department in relieving the
money market."
WAR MANEUVERS TO
BEGIN SUNDAY MIDNIGHT
Fleet to Attack and Army to Defend the
Fortifications.
NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. 28.—After months
of preparation the final war maneuvers by
an army of defense against an enemy
made up of a large number of ships of the
navy will begin at midnight on Sunday.
The preliminary work practically ends at
midnight on Friday, and two (Jays will
be allowed the attacking fleet and the
army of defense to get into position. In
order to decide which side wins the im
aginary contest, which will go through
next week, a large number of umpires
and observers have been assigned to the
different forts and to the different vessels
of the fleet, which will be commanded by
Admiral Higginson. Each vessel of the
fleet will have a navy umpire and an army
observer, while each fort will have an
army umpire and a navy obsecvec
ELUCIDATING THE
CUSTOMS LAWS
Secretary of the Treasury Heading Off
Attempts to Gouge Un
cle Sam.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 28.—
Secretary Shaw has issued a circular
regarding the free entry of personal
effects under the act of 1897. It is ad
dressed to collectors and other officers
of the customs and says:
"It having been brought to the at
tention of the department that certain
persons have sought to place a strain
ed construction^ upon the department
circular No. 48,\under date of May 7,
1902, the foitemng explanation thereof
and supplemental instructions are
hereby issued:"; The language em
ployed in the circular referred to is as
follows:
" 'Exemption from duty will be al
lowed on wearing apparel, articles of
personal adornment, toilet articles and
such other personal effects of a value
not exceeding $1(10 as We ordinarily
purchased abroad by tourists, provid
ed they are not intended for the use of
other persons and for sale." ' —
"There is no warrant in this lan-
ALL ROADS LEAD TO THE STATE FAIR.
guage or in any ruling of the depart
ment that justifies the importation of
cigars, spirituous, vinous or malt
liquors in any other quantity or man
ner than provided by law, neither is
there anything in the circular to war
rant the exemption of merchandise as
such from duties."
The secretary also issued the fol
lowing instructions to the collector of
customs at New York in the matter of
reimported foreign goods:
"I am in receipt of your letter of the
25th calling attention to the depart
ment's letter of Aug. 7, 1902, relative
to the reimportation of an automobile
and suggesting that certain individuals
are seeking to have the rule applied
to merchandise. This was not the in
tention. The object of the ruling is to
relieve tourists from the second pay
ment of duty oil wearing apparel, arti
cles of personal adornment and other
personal and household effects appro
priate to their journey. It must not
be extended to merchandise."
MR. CARLISLE ON
OUR EXPANSION
Porto Rico and Philippines Cannot Be
Domestic for One Purpose and
Foreign for Another.
SARATOGA, N. T., Aug. 28.—John
G. Carlisle, of New York, former sec
retary of the treasury, delivered the
annual address before the American
Bar association todays He spoke upon
the power of the linite£ States to ac
quire and govern territory, which, he
said, was a question growing out of the
acquisition of territory from Spain.
"Unless the constitutions is chang
ed, which is hardly probable," said
Mr. Carlisle, "the law is the same,
whether the territory is located in the
Eastern or Western Hemisphere."
The territory acquired by military
occupation, the speaker declared, Is
held by the same until congress can
meet and substitute civil for military
government. Congressional power to
govern acquired territory was dwelt
upon and the Porto Rico incident in
regard to imports and exrj|rts was al
luded to by the speaker.
"Porto Rico and the Philippines can
not be domestic for one purpose and
foreign for another purpose," he said.
Mr. Carlisle quoted from decisions
handed down by the United States su
preme court .to support his contentions.
STRIKERS SHOOTING
EMPLOYE OF COAL COMPANY
KILLED AT BLUE
FIELD, W. VA.
ONE MORE MIX-UP
OCCURS AT TAMAQUA, PA.
In Both States the Troops Are Finding
More and More to Do and the Feel
ing Has Become Very Ugly—Presi
dent of a Coal Company Shot At.
BLUEFIELD, W. Va., Aug. 28.—
There js considerable excitement on
Crane Creek and Simmons Creek over
the recent shootings. This morning
John Ruble, a blacksmith, employed
by the Sagamore Coal and Coke com
pany, was shot by striking miners and
killed. Reports were current during
the day that a number of guards had
been killed and wounded by the strik-
ers, but investigation proved Ruble
was the only man killed.
Ruble, in company with Barney Shu
mate, of this city, who had been em
ployed as a guard, left the company
store to go to a point on the works to
stand guard, as the company feared a
visit from a mob. En route they were
fired on and Ruble fell. Shumate was
armed with a Winchester and opened
fire on the miners, who, after their
first volley, ran. None of them has
been arrested. The non-union men
who took the strikers' places are ter
rorized and a good many of them are
leaving.
W. H. McQuail, president of the
Turkey Gap Coal company, was fired
at through a window, but was not
hurt. A number of guards have been
engaged and are being rushed into the
field to give protection to the men who
want to work tomorrow. ♦
Skirmish at Caperton.
THURMOND, W. Va., Aug. 28.—Ev
erything is quiet in the New River
coal field tonight, and has been quiet
throughout the day, save a little skir
mish at Caperton, in which twenty or
more shots were fired, but no one in
jured. The entire Second regiment,
state troops, arrived here this evening,
and tonight are being distributed
about various coal operations whereon
yesterday trouble resulted. Three
companies of militia will be stationed
at Rush Run, two. miles west, where
on yesterday probably 500 shots were
fired across the New river between
strikers and guards. The strikers
opened fire on non-union men going to
works and the guards returned the
fire. None of the guards was injured,
and so far as known no strikers were
seriously hurt. The strikers gathered
in the woodlands and rock cliffs on the
opposite side of the New river from
Rush Run mines and kept up a contin
ual fire throughout the day. This led
to the militia being ordered out. Al
most every mine on the Kanawha and
New river is being operated on a small
scale. In these fields probably 2,000
miners are at work and 6,000 or 8,000
idle.
Militia Ordered Out.
CHARLESTON, W. Va., Aug. 28.—
Gov. White has ordered the Second
regiment of the West "Virginia National
Guard to the New river district, not, as
he says, to settle the strike, but to pro
tect life and property. Col. Morrison,
at Parkersburg, was given orders early
i!i the morning to call out his regiment
and proceed by special train to Thur
mond, which will be the headquarters.
The cause for this action is the appeal
of Sheriff Daniel, of Fayette county,
for assistance, on the ground that
many citizens refuse to respond to his
Continued on Seventh Paje,
PRICE TWO CEXT3-{S?*SrSK- Tl .
RICHEST MINING
CAMP ON EARTH
Butler, Nev., Claims This Distinction,
Boastiing a Wonderful Find
of Gold.
Special to The Globe.
CARSON, Nev., Aug. 28.—A dispatch
from Butler, Nye county, where the
famous Tonopah mines are situated,
says:
"A rich strike has been made here
which makes Tonopah without a doubt
the richest mining camp in the world.
The strike was made at 480 feet on the
Mispah extension ledge, about a mile
and a quarter of the original workings
on the famous ledge. It is practically^
a new strike. There was no surface
indications of any value, and the ledge
is said to extend from the original
mine to the place from where the
strike was made. The ore resembles
that struck in the Fraction, and is very
rich. The Tonopah ledges are shown
to be over two miles in length.
"When the news was received on
the streets in Butler the town went
wild and the greatest excitement pre
vailed."
AIDING AND ABETTING
A DEFAULTER
On This Charge Are a Club Proprietor
and Two Faro Dealers
Arrested.
ASPEN, Col., Aug. 28.—Edward Wil
son, proprietor of the Abbey club, and
Jacob Geis and John Holm, faro deal
ers at the club, have been arrested on
warrants charging them with aiding
and abetting Leonard Dingle, teller of
the Aspen bank, who is charged with
defalcation, in getting away with $44,
--530 of the bank's money.
It is alleged that Dingle lost the
money in play at the Abbey club, and
that Wilson, Geis and Holm knew that
he was gambling with the bank's
money. Bail was fixed at $20,000 for
each of the three prisoners and in de
fault of bonds they have been lodged
in jail. Wilson claims to hold a re
ceipt for $15,000 returned to the bank
and by a guarantee signed by Cashier
T. G. Lyster. It is understood the dis
trict attorney has refused to recognize
this compact and insists that the men
must be tried.
PALMA'S HEAD MADE
TO LIE UNEASY
Only One Newspaper Supports the
Cuban President, Whose Inpeach
ment Is Talked Of.
HAVANA, Aug. 28.—President Pal
ma finds himself today without the
support of a single newspaper con
trolled by Cubans. The editorials pub
lished in the Cuban press are, consid
ered collectively, remarkable for their
bitterness and outspoken opposition of
the chief executive. The only paper
which supports the president is the
Diario de la Marina, formerly the or
gan of the Spanish government, and
at present representing the Spanish
colony in Cuba.
One of the principal causes of the
opposition to President Palma seems
to arise from the fact that he granted
the Casteneda concession for the es
tablishment of an electric light plant
at Havana. This concession has been
a subject of bitter discussion in the
house of representatives, and some
members of the house are demanding
Senor Palma's impeachment unless the
concession is rescinded. Both houses
of congress have become badly disor
ganized over this question, and the re
sult has been a strong anti-Palma
feeling.
NEVADA FUSIONISTS
CHOOSE A TICKET
John Sparks for Governor—Newlands for
Senator and C. D. Van Duser for
Congress.
RENO, Nev., Aug. 28.—The Silver party
convention today made these nominations-
Lieutenant governor, Lemuel Allen;
supreme judge, G. F. Talbot; secretary of
state, Eugene Howell; treasurer, David
Ryan; surveyor general, E. D. Kelly; re
gent of state university, C. E. Mack.
The Democratic convention made these
nominations:
United States senator, F. G. Newlands;
representative in congress, C. D. Van
Duser; governor, John Sparks; attorney
general, James G. Sweeney; superintend
ent of public instruction, John Edwards;
regent of state university, W. W. Booker.
This practically completes the labor of
both conventions, and all that remains
to be done is for them to meet in joint
convention and ratify the nominations
made. The fight for United States sena
tor promises to be a hard-fought battle
between the Republican and fusion par
ties. Thomas P. Maley has been a resi
dent of Nevada for forty years, and has
occupied many places of trust and honor.
For more than fifteen years he has been
United States judge for the district of
Nevada.
Francis G. Newlands has been a resi
dent of this state for about tweve years,
ten of which have been spent m congress.
Two years ago Newlands announced that
he would be a candidate for the United
States senate.
A. C. Cleveland probably will be pitted
against John Sparks, the Democratic
nominee for governor.
PROF. VIRCHOW, THE FAMOUS
SCIENTIST, NEAR HIS END
German Medical Paper Says His Strength
Is Failing.
BERLIN. Aug. 28.—Prof. Virchow, the
famous scientist, appears to be near his
end. The German Medical Weekly an
nounces information obtained from the
physicians who are treating him that the
Improvement of last week has not' been
maintained and his strength is unmis
takably failing. The professor is at Harz
burg, in the Harz mountains.
BODIES OF THREE TRAMPS
UNDER TRAIN WRECKAGE
Freight Cars on the Burlington Road Go
Through a Bridge In Illinois.
MEDORA, 111., Aug. 28.—Twelve loaded
freight cars on the Chicago, Burlington &
Quincy railroad went through a bridge
near Kemper today and the bodies of
three tramps are believed to be under the
wreckage. A St. Louis merchant, name
unknown, who accompanied a shipment
of fruit, was severely cut. The train was
running at a high speed while crossing a
bridge and a wheel flange broke, result-
Ing in the wreck.
WOMAN GOES
MAD IN CELL
Attacked With Acute Mania,
She Snarls Like Dog
and Bites
FIGHTS FOUR BIG MEN
Bitten by an English Lord's Pointer,
She Is Confined in a Lunatic
Asylum
IS ATTACKED A SECOND TIME
BY DOG AND HAS WILD FITS
Crippled Husband Tells Story of
Dreadful Suffering Endured by His
Wife, Who Lies Strapped to a Cot
in the City Hospital, Raving in De
lirium.
Strapped to a cot at the city hospital,
suffering from an acute attack of what
appears to be hydrophobia, and growl
ing and snapping like a dog afflicted
with rabies, lies Mrs. Richard Lobb, of
No. 447 St. Peter street. She was taken
from the central police station to the
hospital last evening. The disease is
the result of a dog bite received twelv<
years ago.
Yesterday afternoon Mrs. Lobb went
to the Empire theater to collect a bill
When she was leaving the place she
quarreled with a man named Richard
Patterson. Patterson, it Is claimed,
asked the woman for money. She re
fused him. He insisted that she give
him at least a quarter.
"I have no money," cried the
woman.
"I must have some," cried Patter
son.
Then there was a whispered con
versation. It lasted but a moment.
Mrs. Lobb ran from the theater crying
that a man would shoot her. She was
followed by Patterson. Outside the
two renewed the quarrel. Their conver
sation became boisterous, and the
woman screamed. Officer Miske sent
both to the station.
It was 5 o'clock when the arrest was
made. The woman pleaded and begged
that she be allowed to go
home, as her crippled husband
needed her assistance.
For three hours the woman remained
in the cell, quietly brooding. She re
fused to eat. Mrs. Cummings, the ma
tron, was unable to engage her in con
versation. Like a flash a fit came upon
her.
Fought Four Men.
Grasping an iron bar in her hands,
the woman set up a terrific yell. She
screamed again and again. Efforts to
quiet her were of no avail. Finally
exhausted, she fell to the floor, froth
ing from the mouth and growling like
a dog. The officers at the station,
thinking the worst was over, tried to
lift her to a bed. This caused her to
break out anew.
Mrs. Lobb is a little woman. She
weighs no more than eighty pounds.
But when she was taken with the fit
it took four stalwart policemen to hold
her. She was finally strapped to a
bunk at the station and Dr. Richard
son called. He asked the city hos
pital for permission to send the woman
there, but it was some time before Dr.
Ancker consented. He thought that
she should be cared for at the jail.
When on the way to the hospital the
woman again was taken with the
strange mania. She grappled with
the policemen; tried to bite; barked
and growled, and attempted to do her
self and others injury. Several times
-she would regain consciousness for a
moment, and then cry a warning to
the men.
"Don't Let Me Bite You."
"Don't let me bite you," she said.
"It will hurt. Oh! it will hurt you."
Then the mania would again com#
upon her, and she would lose all con
trol of her actions. At the city hos
pital she was strapped to a cot, and
until an early hour this morning raved
and shouted like one mad.
At the Lobb home sat the woman's
husband, a confirmed cripple and in
valid. He was waiting her home-com
ing with anxiety. Several times he
said to the woman in the opposite flat:
"I wonder what's keeping Emma. She
only went to the Empire, and said she
would come home directly.
But the -woman didn't come. Shortly
after Mrs. Lobb was lodged at the
hospital he was informed of her con
dition. The man broke down com
pletely, crying like a child.
Landlord's Dog Bit Her.
"Ah! it is the rabbies again," said
he. "She has suffered with them so
much, poor little creature. Years ago,
when we were sweethearts, back in
Cornwall, Emma was bitten by my
lord's pointer. She has never been the
same since.
"Emma was a pretty little girl, about
fifteen, when she was bitten. She was
playing in the field, when the lord*
gamester set the brute upon hor He
literally tore her to pieces. How she
recovered is a mystery.
"Her mind and body have been weak
since that terrible day. Two years
after the accident she became violent
ly insane. A man named Pringe was
bitten by her, and to this day he has
been confined in an asylum. He raves
and cries, and the people near my old
home fear him so much that they will
not even visit the house in which he
is imprisoned.
Was in a Mad House.
"For two years they kept Emma in
the same asylum, but finally allowed
her to go, believing that the disease
had run its course. While she was in
the asylum I came to America. When I
heard that she was well, I returned
and married her. I left her with her
folks and came back to America. Three
years ago I sent for her.
"I was then working in the mines
at Hurley, Wls. One day a lump of ore
fell on me. I was crippled. I could
work no longer, and Emma was oblig
ed to earn the bread. We left Hurley
and came to St. Paul.
"Soon I recovered enough to do light
work. I was employed at the Minne
sota transfer, but only for a short
time. I tried to do too much . and
strained myself so badly that I have
been unable to do anything since.
!s Again Bitten.
"Then Emma's trouble began. She is
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