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VCL. XLV. CO. 13
noes icLASDt hIn. Tuesday xxacch ie i7.
FBXC2 TXXBE3 CUTS
TWO POSTS OF noiion
Hay and Porter Get Leading
PUGS TALK BEFORE BATTLE.
Two Thousand Flood Suffer
ers in Memphis. ;
Northern Insane Hospital
Washington, lfarohls. Thepreal
dent tent to the senate the following
nomination!: Ambassador to Great
Britain, John Hay, Dlatrict of Col
umbia; to France. Horace Porter,
New York; Henry White, of Rhode
Island, secretary of the embassy at
k low this bui. .
Washington. March 18. The new
waye and means committee of the
house met today and took up the
tariff bill, and will probably be Jn
aession most of the day. The demo
cYatie membera will offer amend
ments. Hettkeia Aavlaaa Tras tese.
Springfield, 111., March 16 The
governor sent to the senate the fol
lowing appointments: Trustees of
the Northern hospital for the Insane
at Elgin, A. E. Wright, Woodstock,
to succeed John Donovan, removed
for alleged inefficiency; W. S. Cowen,
of Shannon, to suooeed F. E. Brook
man, resigned; W. 8. Fraaier, of An.
rora. to succeed O. J. Hogan, term
expired. The senate went into exec
ntire session to consider the nomi
nations. In the senate, resolutions of re
spect to the memory of Senators
Herb, of Alton, and Wells, of Qulnoy,
were adopted. Bills were introduced
by Putnam for a maximum railway
fare of two cents a mile; by Hamil
ton ior a aeparate oaiiot lor consti
tutional amendments at elections.
In the house, various resolutions
calling for constitutional amend
ments were referred to a special com-
mi i tee. A bill for an appropriation
for the Tennessee centennial was
passed. Scroggin Introduoed a bill
to fix the salary of the state's attor
ney in eonntiea of first clasa at $1,
600; eounties of second class 93.000
in lieu of fees.
The bill for the consolidation of
the supreme court at Ottawa came
tip on the third reading. It was dls
oussed at length, and action post
poned until tomorrow.
J art Before thf Btetito.
Carson. Nev. March 16. Cor be tt
sad Fltsiimmons both spent the last
day before the battle very quietly,
taking only abort walks or runs.
Ton ean jaat say for me." said
Corbett, ! am going to win. I don't
want to do any loud talting.-but in the
ring I will ahow the public mv confi
dence le well founded." He will enter
the ring at close to 185 pounds. Fits
simmoas will enter the ring very
elose to 165 pounds, which is con
ceded to be his best weight for a eon
test. Fitstimmons expressed the
opinion that he was s sure winner,
lie did not boast or appear over con
fident, but not the slightest lack of
belief in his ability to win.
The sports were struck with con
ater nation when the snow began to
Tall shortly before noon. It is not
heavy, howere. and anow or no
1 FOR THE CELEBRATED
I q OPENS TOMORROW
i 3 Wednesday
snow, the fight will be palled off if
the weather is In any degree livable.
Memphis. March 16. Nearly J. 000
homeless, half starved people, res
cued from the flooded districts In
eastern Arkansas, are being eared
for here. The refugees are moatly
negroes. The aituation today la
critical. The first loss of life re
ported Is that of a family of live ne
groes drowned at Marion.
TIm Orowa Prtaee's Umanto.
London, March 16. Late this
afternoon prices on the stock ex
change declined on the weakneaa of
the Paris and Vienna markets, where
It wee rumored the crown prince of
Greece had started for Thessala
FRANCE HASN'T FORGOTTEN EGYPT.
Wot Going to Lot J ohm Ball Gat Ahead of
Her This Time.
Paris, March 11 Ex-Mlniater Goblet
In the chamber of deputies yesterday
attacked the ministerial programme as
to Crete and said France should not
Join In with the powers, as she was not
Interested. Referring to Goblet's sug
gestion of abstention Hanoteaux pointed
out that the British were now in Egypt
as a result of previous abstention upon
the part of France, adding that a con
tinuance of such a policy meant pre
venting France from taking any role
In the Mediterranean, and In that case,
besides recalling her warships from
Crete, she should also dismantle them.
Continuing Hanoteaux remarked: "The
Cretan Imbroglio can be arranged with
us, but It can also be arranged without
London, ' March 16. The Dally
Chronicle says that the ultimatum to
precede the blockade will take the
humiliating form of a peremptory sum
mons from the admirals to the Greek
authorities. M. Averoff, the wealthy
Greek of Alexandria who contributed
1.000.000 drachmas toward the expense
of the restoration of the the 9 tad Ion,
has offered to provide the Greek gov
ernment with 40.000 uniforms. The
Greeks of Marseilles have sent 10,000
pounds sterling as a contribution to the
emergency war fund.
John Jacobson, Mrs. Jacobson and six
small Jacobsons are alive at their home
In Chicago, but if It had not been for a
green parrot, with the unromantlc name of
Bill, who warned the family of a mid
night fire. It Is possible that there would
be several vacant chairs.
The gold standard Democrats have
enlisted In the Chicago municipal cam
paign. At a meeting tney adopted a
motion requesting the executive commit
tee of the national democratic party of
Chicago to rail a convention In the larg
est nail that coo Id be procured for the
It Is very probable that the north Cal
ifornia division of the League of Ameri
can Wheelmen will go out of existence.
Edward Lewis, an old settler and
farmer who resided about three miles
south of Alma Center. Wis., committed
suicide by nanalng himself, in his cellar.
The Quebec government has granted
1500.000 toward the erection of a bridge
across the St. Lawrence river opposite
Quebec. The bridge la to cost t.000t
O. W. Baum, a student In the Bibli
cal Institute, has left Evanston. Miss
Mary Beers, who was a cook In Baum's
boarding house, has also disappeared.
hinting before she left that she was go
ing to marry Baum In Michigan and
they would not return.
Colonel John C. Spooner la expected
to deliver the address at the unveiling
of the new soldiers monument at Bara-
doo, wis., on Memorial a ay. .
Obituary: At Phoenlxvllle. Pa..
Barney McKernan. 72, a survivor of the
Light Brigade charge at Balaklava.
At Green Bay, Wis.. Captain James
Ctmm, 73. At Tucson. A. Herman
F. Evans, of Bloomlngton, Ills., 24, At
Newman. Ills.. James Heaton. At
Palmyra, Wis., Mrs. Joshua Thayer. At
Virginia, Ills., Preston F. Gaines, 67.
An Alabama negro who was pltte-l
against a goat butted the brains out of
This will be one
0ST ONE MILLION
Ire That Ravaged a Big Mound
City Establishment. .
ELY WALKER'S STOBE IS H ASHES.
Bonding Bopposed To Be FlrFroof Boron
Like a Strawstaek Flreanaa Killed, Tst
Mortally Hart aad Others Injured
Flood Im the MJwtMlppi Drowae Sevea
Feneas aad Devastates the Lead Levee
Breaks Eadaagermg Many Uvea,
St. Louis, March 16. Fire broke out
In the store of the Ely Walker Dry
Goods company at 7 o'clock last night.
The firm carried a stock valued at SL
500,000, with an Insurance of tl, 000.000.
The stock has been destroyed with the
building, which In valued at $200,000.
At 11 o'clock part of the east wall fell,
killing one fireman. Injuring two and
burying a street car and an extension,
ladder track. The street car had been
caught between hose lines and was de
serted. Supposed to Have Been Fire-Proof.
The building occupied by the Ely-
Walker Company was at the southwest
corner of Eighth street and Washington
avenue. It was owned by the Lion-
berger estate. The structure was seven
stories high, built of granite and steel
and was considered one of the best
examples of fire-proof construction ex
tant. It burned like a strawstaek.
The casualties are: Dead George
Gutewald, fireman, caught under falling
wall. Injured Patrick Card more, fire
man, fell down shaft, legs and arms
broken. Internal Injuries, will die; Jerry
McCahan, fireman, thrown from ladder.
back broken, will die. One thousand
persons will be thrown out of work by
A aother Fireman Badly Hart.
At 1 a. m. the fire, though still burn
ing fiercely, was considered to be tinder
control. One other fireman was badly
hurt and several spectators received
minor Injuries during the progress of
the fire. Ely Walker, the head of the
firm, estimates the loss at $1,130,000. This
Is considerted conservative. Walker was
unable to state the exact amount of in
surance carried, but placed It roughly
at $900,000 on stock and $200,000 on the
building, it is understood that the build
ing was recently purchased by the Lig
gett & Meyer Tobacco company. Its
value is said to be $650,000. At least
$200,000 damage has been done to the
structure. Only two stories are left.
The source of the fire Is unknown.
Stampede of Spectators.
On Washington avenue thousands of
people were gathered to witness the ter
rific blase. A few minutes after the
Eighth street crash the alarm was given
that the Washington avenue walls were
about to falL The firemen ran for their
Uvea and narrowly escaped, for the en
tire front came down with a crash. The
stampede of people on the opposite side
of the avenue resulted In a number be
ing knocked down and trampled upon.
FATAL TRAIN WRECK Uf KANSAS.
Engineer aad Fireman Killed and Sevea
Other PaeaeDgers Injured.
Kansas City. Mo.. March 16. At Wolf
Creek. Kan., Sunday night the Missouri
Pacific passenger train, north-bound,
was. wrecked by horses on the track.
Ed Nye, engineer, Kansas City, and Pat
rick Connor, fireman, Kansas City, were
killed and the following Injured: John
H. Meyers, conductor, Kansas City,
slightly; Jack Appleton. Kansas City,
slightly: H. A. Kemp, express messen
ger, badly scratched and bruised; -
Meadows, traveling man. Atchison.
Kan., both legs broken; L. F. Bacon.
Kansas City, traveling passenger and
ticket agent of the Santa Fe. slightly;
two other passengers, names unknown.
Dediy bruised. Meadows died later.
Several Xea Drowaed m the River.
Vanceburg, Ky., March 16. A hor
rible accident happened to several un
known men, two miles blow here yester
day. , They were on a family boat and
were run over by a towboat and all
were drowned. There Is no means of
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aad aealtkfalaMS. Ast araa the too agetaet
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to the cheap brands.
aval Banna Powdb Or MawTorki
We have them la :
plenty. Moe car
lots of goods unload
ed on our floors last
week than was ever
received in this sec
tion In one season.
Bargains Mich as you
have never befrre
seen In Bed Room
Suits, Dining Tables,
Side Boards, Parlor
Goods, Iron Beds, etc.
Prices made to sell
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334. 826, 828 Brady St.
Sales of the season, and you
being well rewarded.
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