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Morgan County Republican
W. W. KINLOCri, Publisher.
Still, denatured and unpotable al
cohol Is expected to act as a stimulant
The autoist who ovcrapeeds his
auto ought to linvo the now complaint,
the auto heart.
Prince Henry Is now ruler of the
kaiser's "navee," though ho never pol
Islicd up the handle of the big front
The admen glwi everyliody a Bfiuarc
deal, and know to a line how many
squares It takes to produce a given
Pauperism continues to decllno In
Kngland. At the end of July the fig
ures were 21.0 in the thousand against
22 In the thousand. What hocamo of
the four-tenths of a pauper In the
thousand nobody knows, but It was
suspected the vivlaectlonlsts ought to
Alfred 0. Vanderbllt has hired "a
little German band" t, play dally In
hli fitnblo so that his steeds will not
he frightened by tho music when ho
oxhlblts them at horse shows. Mr.
Vanderbllt's scheme Is a clover one,
but Is the S. P. C. A. going to over
San Francisco has so far recovered
from thf shock as to sot about planning-
a world's fair In 1913 to com
memorate the discovery of the Pacific
ocean. Now let tho Japanese plan
a world's fair In some hundred and
something to commemorate tho dis
covery of tho sun.
Dr. Kenealy's speech in the Eng
lish Tlchborno trial lasted 110 days,
but tho longest continuous talk If
supposed to have been that of a mem
bor of the legislature of British Co
lumbia, who was In a minority of
one, and succeeded In "talking out"
a bill by speaking 2C hours without
A dispatch from Tangier says the
sultan of Morocco la swayed by a ma
gician who hates Christians and is in
ducing the sultan to permit his peo
ple to commit outrages upon them.
The sultan Is likely to wako up some
morning and learn that tho great pow
ers of Europe have gone to the trou
ble of finding a now magician for him.
A picturesque flguro will vanish
from Paris through the municipal
council's doclulou to abolish tho ofilco
of "organizer of funeral pomp" at
public funerals. His only duty was
to walk In front, resplendent In a
throo-cornored hat, dress coat and
waistcoat, kneo breeches and pumps,
decorated with a scarf of the colors
of thh city, and carrying a long ebony
South African mothers, upon leav
ing their daughtorB In the company
of u geutloman caller, stick a pin in
tho candle and when It has burned
down to tho pin thr caller under
stands that It Is time to bo going
Rut thu American girl, who has been
known to have nerve enough to sot
the clock back an hour or two, could
haidly bo depended upon not to
change tho pin.
It Is said that President Hcosovcli
(.-mphatlcally refused to have a life
mask madu. Ho has no objection to
Hitting or posing for his photograph
upon almost any occasion, but ho
Just won't have his fa:o spattered
over with clay, and bo compelled to
breathe for a time tluouxh quills.
And then, too, ho might think of
something ho wanted to 'say while
the clay was drying, and what u
tlx ho would bo In!
Travelers In tho Holy hand usually
brlig home with them bottles of
water from tho River Jordan. It Is
not likely that this practlco will bo
Interfered with by tho Kenlucklan
who has lately secured from tho
sultan of Turkoy tho exclusive right
to ship water from tho river to vari
ous parts of the world. Such water Is
frequently used in tho baptismal serv
ice, romarks the Youth's Companion,
and It Is doubtless thin demand for it
which suggested to tho Kentucklan
that It might be profltablo to put the
shipping of the water on a buslnesv
Probably ono of tho most remark
able escapes from drowning on record
fell to the lot of a Boston dressmaker
In Now York harbor last month.' Thu
boat in which sho was sailing with
others was capsized by a garbago
cow. When collision seomod immi
nent tho womnn dived Into tho water
to avoid tho bottom of tho scow as
It went over tho boat. Tho bcow
swung round, and as tho woman rose,
her head bumped on tho bottom, and
then she floated up through tho half
open trap out of which tho garbage
was dumped, nnd caught hold of tho
chains used for ojienlug and closing
ONE EVERY DAY.
4 KNOWN TO BE DEAD
EIGHT REPORTED MISSING
KANSAS CITY (KAS.) FIRE.
OVER FIFTY OTHERS INJURED
Man Who, When Rope Was Thrown
to Him, Passed It to a Woman,
and He Was Lost.
Kansas City, Mo. Tour persons
are known to lit dead, eight oth
ers are missing, two are fatally In
jured, and over 50 more or less seri
ously Injured, aa a result of the lire
which destroyed tho Chamber of Com
merce building In Kansas City, Kas
at nu early hour Thursday. A single
body has been" recovered from the
ruins, that of I. H. Young, aged 02,
dentllled by a relative, although
burned almost beyond recognition. It
is known that Charles A. Lynch, a la
borer, and tho Infant son of Air. and
Mrs. George Sparks aro dead, but
their bodies have not been recovered
J. P. Hr.-mham, a wagonnmker, died at
a hospital as a result of Injuries sus
tained. It was stated at the Kansas City
(Has.) fire department that throe bod
ies are known positively to be In tho
ruins. Tho firemen believe that (ieo.
Mullln, aged CO, an Invalid, who lived
on tho fourth floor, perished In the
Charles Carlln, 111 with typhoid
fever, who had been a regular tenant
of the building, and who had been
missing, was located at the home of u
A railroad man, standing near tho
burning building, heard a man In a
iecoiid-story window giving tho Broth
erhood of Railway Firemen's distress
signal, of which he is a member. Find-
"ing a rope, ho threw It to his brother
llreman, who Instead of saving himself,
passed It to a woman In tho window
above him. Tho woman saved herself,
but tho man was lost. Ills name Is
AN ANTI-AMERICAN FEELING.
Japanese Government Trying to Dis
lyonrton, Kngland Tho Toklo corre
spondent of the Dally Express cables
that tho Japanese government Is en
deavoring to minimize as much as pos
sible tho nntl-Amerlcan sentiment.
Tho authorities have Issued reassur
ing statements In semi-official news
papers. Tho ministry of the Interior
Is discouraging mass meetings called
In tho big towns, and several antl
American agitators have been warned
that they will bo severely dealt with
.If thoy persist in their campaign.
UTE8 CONTINUE RAID8.
Are Encamped 75 Miles North of Gil
Gllletto, Wyo. Tho roaming Utos
who have defied tho State of
Wyoming and tho United States sol
dlers aro still encamped 75 uillos
north of hero on tho Llttlo Powjer
River. Six troops of United Stat.-s
cavalry, under Col. Rodgers, aro now
marching overland fiom Fort Meade,
S, D. Two troops of tho Tcuth Cavalry
from Fort Robinson, Neb., arc already
hero seeking to protect tho settlers
Tho soldiers, however, have orders
not to shoot unless absolutely noco
sail'. Tho reinforcements from For
Meade are not expected to arrive be
DEAD MAN IN A SACK
IDENTIFIED AT FORT SMITH AS
Twemley, Under Arrest, Lays Crime
at the Doer of McKeehan's
Fort Smith, Ark. Tho mur
dered man whoso body was foutid In
tho Arkansas river at Pawpaw, I. T
tied In a sack, was James McKeohan,
brother-in-law of Twemley, who con
fessed his complicity In tho murder.
Twemley bays that his frtthcr-ln-law,
James Harris, anil McKeohan came
down the river In two houseboats.
Harris and McKnohan had quarreled
frequently because of tho non-support
of Mrs. McKtelian by her husband.
Twemley says Harris killed McKeo
han. The two put the body In a cot
ton sack, weighted It with a 20-pound
piece of railroad iron, nnd rank It in
tho river at Pawpaw. Harris took Mrs.
McKeohan and departed for Eiifutila,
while Twemley nnd his wife drifted
to Fort Smith, selling one of the boats,
Including Its furnishings, lllood was
discovered upon one of tho quilts by
tho purchaser, who believes MuKco
han was murdered In tho boat.
WRECKED ON VANCOUVER COA8T
Captain and Cook Lost and the Ska
git Is a Total Wreck.
Victoria, 1). C. Tho barkontlno
Skagit, 413 tons, for Port Gam
ble, drove ahhoro on tho Vancouver
Island coast, within a few miles from
whore tho Valencic disaster occurred.
Capt. Boss and tho cook were
drowned. Tho mate and seven men
reached shore In safety, although
some were Injured as a result of hard
ships, and wore succored by Davis
Ixigan, the lineman who did such ox
cellent work during tho Valencia dls
aster, Tho Skagit Is a total wreck.
Sho was bound from San Francisco,
which port sho left Oct. 9, for Port
Gamble, and encountered heavy fog
obstructing sight of laud. Tho ves
sel was In the breakers before thf
crew were awaro of tho danger.
Four Hurricane Survivors.
Norfolk, Va. Counting tho minutes
which seemed but fow between
them and death, five nan aJrlft
on a bit of wreckage off the Florida
coast Raw one of their companions
whose sufferings had driven him mad
throw himself Into tho tea to death,
and not long afterward a ship, which
was coming, saved their lives. Tho
vo survivors of ono of the greatest
tragedies which has ever occurred on
this coast, tho hurricane, wore land
ed here Thursday by the British
WILL RETIRE A8 CHAIRMAN.
Cortelyou Will Relinquish Head of Re
publican National Committee.
Washington, D. C. Postmaster Gen
cral George B. Cortelyou will retire
from tho chairmanship of tho ropub
llcan national committee beforo ho be
comes secretary of the treasury In sue
cession to Secretary Shaw, This state
niont was made on excellent authority,
Marry S. New, tho vice chairman of
tho republican national committee
will, It Is expected, assume tho duties
of chairman When Mr. Cortelyou re
Mutt Produce the Books.
8t. I)uls, Mo. Judgo FInkelnburg,
ot tho United States circuit court
In an opinion, held that Robert
M. Fraser, secretary of the east-bound
freight committee, must produce the
records and papers of tho traffic bu
reaus lu his care beforo Judgo Rom
bauer In the terminal hearing.
FEAR OCEAN TRAGEDY
MORE THAN 400 LIFE PRESERV
ERS DRIFT ASHORE,
ON BEACH NEAR HATTERAS
Shipping Men Are of the Opinion That
a Passenger Steamer Has
Norfolk, Va. A maritime puzzle
that may bo tho result of an ocean
tragedy camo ashoro near Cnpe Hat
teras Thursday In tho shape of more
than 400 llfo preservers.
Between Hatteras and Big Klnna
keot tho beach is strewn with the
cork Jackets. Some are marked "Cas
wlu, Rettunysyurccr, O. R. P. No,
Others aro stamped "Soalannn." Two
bear tho nauio "Smeskrz." Three
miles north of Hlg Klnnukeet a part
of a white yawl boat and a fragment
of a boal'r, gunwhalo washed ashoro.
Thcra are no marks on this wreckage.
Because all the life preservers and
the pieces of wreckage came on tho
beach In such a limited nroa, ship
ping men hero aro of the opinion that
whatever the cause may be, it oc
curred not far from tho coast, and
that if there 13 a wrtck It li probably
that of a passenger ship.
A search among tho marine records
has failed to reveal any names that
correspond with those on the life pro
servers, and llfo preservers are gen
erally marked with the name of the
boat to which they belong.
It la probable a revenue cutter will
bo sent to search off Hatteras for fur
A MISSISSIPPI LYNCHING,
Negro Found Cutting Head Off His
Victim Strung Up.
Now Orleans. Tom Cromptnn, a
negro, was lynched near Center
vllle, Miss. It Is alleged that he con
fessed to tho murder of Ely Whllakor,
Whltaker was murdered Tuesday,
and all Tuesday night a posso of men,
suspecting foul play, searched for him.
With this posse was tho negro Cromp
ton. Wednesday ho begged leave from
tho searchers to go homo, but after
he had gone tho posic followed him,
iludltig. It Is alleged, that Instead of
going homo ho had gone to tho spot
where Whltaker's body lay, and cut
ting off tho head, arms and legs with
an ax, hud dropped them Into a sink
hole near his cabin.
WINS POINT IN ANTI-TRUST SUIT.
Answer of Hammond Co. Stricken
from Docket at Little Rock.
Little Hock, Ark. Tho state
won In Its anti-trust suits against tho
packing companies in tho second dlvl
slon of tho Pulaski county circuit
court. Judge E. W. Wlnllold sustained
tho motion filed by tho state that tho
mswer of the Hammond Packing Co.
bo stricken from tho docket, and that
tho state bo permitted to taku judg
ment for $1 0,000, because of tho fail
lire of tho officers of tho company to
testify beforo tho commissioner in tho
recent hearing In Chicago.
SPANIARDS ON THE ISTHMUS.
Stevens Says They Resist Malaria Bet'
ter Than Negroes.
Washington, D. C Chairman
Shouts of tho Isthmian canal commls
slon, has received reports from Chief
Engineer Stevens and Chief Sanitary
Officer Gorgas, stating that the Span
Ish laborers brought to tho Isthmus
are doing very well, not a single ono
of tho 300 brought slnco January hav
lug died. Thoy also resist tho malaria
bettor than tho negroes, -and Mr. Stov
ens says ho is satisfied that any whlto
man can do so.
High Water In Washington State.
Bellingham, Wash. Tho continuous
heavy ruins and tho warm weath
er of tho past two days havo caused
all tho streams of tho northwest to
rlso to a height never before known
Blnco tho country was first settled
The Skagit river has risen 15 feet lu
fifteen hours, and the Nooksack Is
overflowing Its bankn and causing
Wanted In Texas.
Los Angoles, Cal. Georgo M
Pool has been arrested hern as a fugl
tlvo from Justlco In Texas, where, It
Is alleged, ho Is wanted for tho mur
dor at Beaumont, In 1893, of two or
more men In tho counso of a farnll
feud, and of United States Marshal
At Louisville Next" Year.
Richmond. Jnd. Tho Ollvo Brunch
Lutheran synod choso Lonlsvlllo, Ky
as tho noxt mooting placo. Delegates
to the National Anti-Saloon league
convention at St. Louis wcio named.
Moroccan crisis becomes ncuto and
Franco sends warships, while Germany
holds hers In readiness.
Great Britain, France and Italy form
defensive alliance to safeguard peace
Switchmen's union nt Galveston
gives tho railroads forty-eight hours to
concede terms or suffer a tie-up of tho
wharves and terminals.
llarrlman Is said to have organized
Chicago, Jollct & Kansas City road to
glvo him two Kansas City outlets.
Nelson Chcsman,' founder of pioneer
advertising agency, In business In St.
Louis thirty-two years, expires In the
Business section of Argylo, Tox., Is
destroyed by fire, entailing a losa esti
mated at $50,000.
Nine cavalry troops on trail of Uto
Indians; havo orders to avoid fight It
It Is possible.
German foreign secretary visits
cardinal delegate and nsks aid from
tho vatlcdn to prevent Polish revolu
tion. The recent storm, by blowing tho
musquitoes awny, Is believed to havo
effectually checked yellow fever at
Washington report says Robert Ba
con will bo appointed ambassador to
Franco to succeed It. S. McCormlck.
William Walsh, former well-known
Jeweler In St. Louis, ends hLs life with
revolver In Elks' cltibrooms.
Uto Indians aro In an ugly mood
and aro expected to fight when or
dered to return to their reaa-vation.
Orders from the department of Jus
tice will prevent former Senator Bur
ton being given special privileges lu
the Ironton (Mo.) Jail.
Logan Nance, aged 39, merchant and
ico president of the Hcrrick (III.)
bank, died of typhoid fever and blood
James Carey, resident at Virginia.
111., since 1840, died from an accidental
fall off a porch, aged 87, and totally
Appointment of Charles II. Huttlg,
of St. Louis, on elastic currency com
mission Is regarded U3 settled by
Georgo J. Gould Inspects the Wabash
lino from Chicago, dines in St. Loula
and leaves for tho east at midnight.
American Hallway association deter
mines upon plan to correct car service
ihuses and will adopt heavy per diem
It Is rumored In Now York that Stuy-
vesant Fish may bo succeeded as pres
ident of the Illinois Central bv Vice
President Granimer of tho Vanderbllt
Baptists near Capo Girardeau, Mo.,
unvoll monument on tho slto of tho
first church west of tho Mississippi
Date for Hague tribunal is set for
next May, following conference be-
I ween Roosevelt and Gen. Horace Por
ter. At St. Louis Lyman E. Hamilton.
after arrest, eon losses to forgery, safe
robbery and theft.
Another storm breaks on Mobile, de
stroying eighty of 12.ri boats driven
helplessly out to sea.
Cuban rebels harassing towns In
Puerto Prlnelpo province to bo dis
persed by tho United States troops.
No trace Is found by tho officers of
lames Long, who killed widow and
father-in-law near Fairfield, Mo.
Assistant Passenger Traffic Mana
ger llyrno of tho Santa Fo urges crea
tion of now tariffs beforo tho conven
tion of tho American association at At
Experts on traffic from all Hcctlons
of tho country aro selected to aid the
Interstate commeico commission lu
the formulation of notices relating to
changes In tariff;).
Following tho troubles of last Fri
day and Saturday, Cusoy'a (III.) negro
citizens havo all departed.
Bankers convention adjourns at St.
Louis, after providing for a special
commission to consider currency ro-
Experts find an error of J1.000 In
tho St. Louis subtreasury uccounts,
but say It is not connectod with tho
ALLEGED ROBBERS CAPTURED.
Explosion Woke Up People of Bower
ton, Who Got Busy.
Cadiz, O. After a 'desperate en
counter between a posse and six al
leged bank robbers, the latter wora
captured at Jowett and brought to the
Tho men aro charged with havlnt
dynamited tho safe of tho First Na
tional bank of Boworston. Tho ex
plosion aroused people of tho town,
and tho robber, who escaped on a
hand car, were pursued by tho posso
American Cruisers at Bombay.
Washington, . C. A cuble' mes
sage has been received at tho navy d.t
partment from Rear Admiral Brown
nun, announcing tho arrival of the ar
mored cruisers West Virginia, Penn
sylvania, Colorudo and Maryland, at
Bomb.iy, India, ou their way to the