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VOL. XL VII. NO. 311.
EOCK ISLiAXD, IL.W FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2T 189S.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
COST GROWS HEAVIER
In Life and Property of the Storm
That Swallowed the
HALF A 1HLLI03 IN CASH IS LOST
In the Vicinity or Protlaectown Alune,
WV Alao a Lou of Life of ISO I tt l
inatd Eridenca of Olber Terrible I1
atr Coming A.hore All the Time Six
More Boat Are Wrecked Gallaut Work
of s Ufe-.Ssrlnt; Crew.
Frovincetown, Mass., Dec. 2. An at
tempt to fixe the total loss of Sunday's
rtorm in and around Provincetown and
including the eteamer Portland wreck
was made yesterday by several men
who ""nave lar?e intercuts in coast wis?
shipping. The tabulations reached were
as follows: Lives lost fprcbauly), 200:
loss cf property on lar.d, $10,000; lo-ii
of marine property, not includinc;
fcteamer Portland, I2C0.C00; the Portland.
JJiO.OOO; loss in money and effects of
passengers and sailors, $50,000; total,
J..10.00O. Th Koston iishins schooner
Ituth M. Martin arrived here yesterJay
mornirfr and was beached. The crew-
was saved, one man, however, beirs
badly hurt. The vessel is breaking up
Kins i'lillip Probably Oom Down,
A schooner uppo.-'ed to be the ilrace
of Calais, Me., ij ashore two miles
f-outhwert of Wood Knd Mfe-savins sta
tion with masts gone, cabin frjtteJ an J
no rigns of I. fe. It is be.ievtd her crew
has i.-rlshed. FraKnienta of a lar?-
vessel, probably of C0U tons, drift
ashore e1neday off Wood Knd. A
large th-ce of an entirely different kind
f vecpel floated ashore shortly after,
At I'eaked Hill ptation a quarterboard
bearing thename of "King I'hilip" waa
picked up. It is no doubt that of th
l.lfr four-master Kins Philip, owned at
i'lve Other Vm-1 Irlveu Anhorr.
IlariiFtable, Jhsc, D-.-c. 2. Creat
masses of wreckage have been comirg
MFhore on the fr.sMe of Cape Cod Fince
Sunday. A p !.- of a vessel marl.
"Irr.ina Iiii:ad:phia." came ashore at
Handy IPoIt.iitar 1 larnstahl Liyrht and
Wednesday nlsht thr-e bodies Were
found near there on the beach.
Philadelphia. Uec. 2 Information is
received here that the schooner Leander
V. Heche, from Philadelphia for Hot"
ton. has been totally wrecked off H!ack
Jtock, JIass.. and all the crew drowned
l;uzzan!s Hay. Mass., Dec. 2. A mem
ber of the iife-savirwr crew nt (lay
Head rejTts that on Sunday moinins;
the pchooners (Ju.-en Hester, Vivian and
Clara C. l!ak-r went to pieces on the
rtcks off llajr Head, where the City of
Columbus perished Si-me years opo.
Twenty-five r the Portland's Loot.
Twenty-five bodies have been reov
rred out of the entire fasserser and
rew list of the I'ortland. the exact
numher of which will never be known,
but it peonm possil.le that the number
was over 1j0. Of the bodies recovered
hereabouts thirteen have been iden
tified and eidht remain to be named.
The Identifed are: K. Dudley Freeman.
Yarmouth. Me.; rieorjre W. Delaney,
IJoston; Mips. Jennie C. ndmundi. Kast
Ronton; Mrs. Cornelia Mitcheil. North
Huston: Miss Mndite Inraham, col
ored, Woodford". Me.; Oeor.ce flraham.
colored. i"rter: dei k hand, name un
knwn; Jon-3. serond cook: Solo
mon Cohen. Portland. Me.; Mis Kliza
beth M. "ollinii. Portland: Susan K.
Kelly. Hoston; Walter I.. Eemis, Au
IIKAVK WOKK OF Ml-K KAVKKS.
l:isht Tlmrt Thev Try to I.annrh Ttielr
Life llout re 1 hey Succeed
Vir.ry::rd Haven, Mass.. Dec. 2. It was
ab..ut li;3) a. m. Sunday in the fieriest
of the storm, that the Jay Head lifesav
lnj pat rid pjw the flash of a torch In
the direction of Doff Kish bar. As
qukkly as possible Captain Hayman
mustered his rri".v, end In a few min
utes a life Imat and all the apparatus
necessary, drawn by a yoke of oxen,
was on its way t the near: ?t point to
the bar. whi. h was two and a halt n.ir s
from the taction. Jt was 11 o'clock be
fore the nvn reached the position they
sought. They v ere too lnt--. When they
ame to the hcai h wreckafie from the
vesel was n'mins a:hore. plvin evi
oenie that she had pone to pieces. A
fragment fliowwl the vessel to have
bet-n the Clara Lavitt. loiter, clinttinf:
to a broken plar.k. on man was diiven
in and rescued from the waves.
While the life-savers were peerinR
into the storm in an effort t. discover
another possible survivor another sir
i al torch was seen from a vessel which
was at that moment almost uimn the
bar. The next instant she struck, but
went on into n position a little less ex -inaeil
to th fury of th waves, and
did not po to pieces. An attempt was
mad- to l.mtii a the life boat, but it was
t wei t I. ok i'k.- a i hip. it as tren oe
i ided to try shoM'.ir
a line to the w reck.
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum hiking powders arc the greatest
mm arm to health of the present day.
ecrc !' prywvtm co . f va.
but this could not be done until day
light. With the first appearance of
dawn the gun carrlape v.2S drawn up
for service. Seven men could be seen
clinglnir to the rlgrinp of the vessel.
The line was shot tow ard the schoon
er, but it fell short. The atterr.pt was
twelve times repeated without success.
Meanwhile the wind had shifted more
to the northerly, and was colder, and
the enuw had turned to hail. Spurred
by the sight of the men in the riggins
and the increasing severity of thestorm
another trial of the surf boat was mace,
The craft was tossed back on the beach
J'even times the boat was launched, and
the most persistent efforts of the crew
to breast the waves were of no avail. On
the eighth trial, however, success came,
and under the tremendous strokes of
the men the boat was driven from wav
to wave till she reached the vessel.
One seaman had perished, but the
captain, mate and four sailors, barely
alive, were rescued and taken to the
station. The vessel was the Amelia G
FOR FIFTY YEARS A KING.
Francis Joaeph Celebrate, an I ni port an
Anniversary In His Keign.
Vienna. Dec. Francis Joseph celf
coTaieu tue uvtn anniversary oi n
succession to the throne toilav. Iv
rrantino; amnesty to political offend
ers in Hungary and bestovin-a num
ber of decorations.
The l:iv was ushered in with the
booininir of cannon and a jjrand re
veil!e was sounded hv bugles. All
the regiments of the garrison in the
eitv are jravlv tleoorateil and the
streets are thronged with people in
holiday attire. There is much re
joicing throughout the provinces.
Washington, Pec. 'J. A brilliant.
ollicial and religious service, com
memorative or the .uth anniversary
of Francis Joseph's accession to the
throne of Austria, was held in St.
Matthew's church today. The cere
mony was under the auspices af the
Austrian legation. In recognition of
its national character, the president
and Secretary Hay were present in le-
half of the Lniteu States, while the
foreign govern nieuts were repre
sented by the full strength of Hie di
ORDERED TO HAVANA.
Commodore I'lillip to Proceed With I lull
ship Net York to Cuba Forth with.
Washington. Dec. 2. Commodore
Philip, at Norfolk, has been ordered
to proceed with the flagship New
1 oik to Havana imniediate'I y. He
will start tomorrow. He is now in
teniiorarv command of the North
Atlantic sijuailron. assein bicil at
Hampton lioads. It is not known
whether anv other ships will le sent
Washington. Iec. 'J. Un retom-
meudalion of (Jen. J. C. Wood, in
command at Santiago, it has beeujje
cide'd to postpone the disinterment
and removal of the remains of Ameri
can soldiers from that section of
Cuba till February at the earliest.
owing to the danger of causing a re
newed outbreak of yellow fever. 1 he
war department was about ready to
Ijegin the work.
Paris, Dee. 2. The American peace
commissioners concluded their consult
ation with (Jen. Mcrritt todav and took
up the tiiestioii of the Spanish com
mercial rights in the est Iudies for
a term oi vears.
The joint peace commissions lasted
two hours. No real progress was
made and they adjourned till tomor-
Tlilrty-nevcn Are Drowned.
I.islon. Dec. 2. Thirtv-seven peo
ple were drowned who were on the
steamer Clan Drummond. wrecked in
the bav of Hi sea v.
Injured In a Wreck
Ottumwa. Dec. 2. Rrakeruen Ar
thur llickev and Frank Connor were
badly hurt in a wreck of Ilurlington
freights at a bridge west of here this
morning. Hickev may die.
Tanner l:rpr Service Temporarily.
Snri 11 -rti,ll 1 lo I ? r-,nnr
left last night for Chicago, not having
been served in the matter of the Ma
coupin county indictments.
t;oiur to Havana.
Savannah. (Ja.. Dec. 2. The 2d
di isioii of the 7th army corps has
been ordered to Havana.
I"y Iriy f: r VV Arnwin Men.
LaCrossi-. Wis.. Di-e. z. Ai'tr r.urr'r--s
vt xt nrous :;'.ys. f. r which in ev
ery case tar.vr.i.-'s of n rr.pany com
manders in s. m'.ir.s in to regimental
headquarters comj leted and corrected
rolls of the res.ieitive commands, nav
day of the Thir-i Wisior.sin rep!r:i nt is
finally in s:nht. ilajor 15. Is. Itay will
rv off corrrani-s P. D. K. L. K. M. and
G between Dec. 5 an 1 S inclusive.
Slate Itxuk l'rrmlt I ,arrt.
Stirincfield. Ills.. I'ec. 2. Auditor Mc-
CuKouch yesterday issued a final per
mit f r the organization of the rlrst
State lank, of Wavcrly. I'.ls. The cap
ital st.k Is $;:.(U; resident. Georpe
D. Pradfcrc: ash:er. Alva C. Monett.
This tir.k tak-s the i lace of rhe Bar.k
of Waverly. which recertly failed.
Smelter Owe Into Itlat.
Houghton. Mich.. Dec. Z. A new $100.-
000 srr.eiu-r ! the Qulncy Mining com
pany went into blast yesterday. It is
the most modern and complete in the
orld ani is expected to refine copper
for half the former cost; effecting a
saving of fully $33,009 annually.
To Care a Cold la liu Iay.
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund tbe money if it
ills to cure. 25c. the genuine l.as
L. B. Q. on each tablet.
IN A GRAND JURY NET.
Covernor Tanner, of Illinois, tho
Biggest Catch in the Car
170 PABTIAXITT IN ITS PAV0ES.
Every Claas of Men Involved in the Virden
Trouble Except the ShcriC Itonniled Cp
and l'nt I rider Xiond Kiotou. .liners
Put on the List, and a Tanglefoot Seller
Inclnded Governor bcolot at the Action
of the Jury in lli. Caw.
Carlinville, Ills., Dec. 2. The Virden
riot grand Jury made its formal report
to Judge R. B. Shirley at 6:30 last even
ins. Judge Shirley came do-.vn from
Springfield, where he was holding court
and held a short half-hour session to
receive this report. The prand Jury-
dealt pertinently with the affair ard as
far as it was able to as.eriain returneJ
true bills against the principal par
ticipants in the'tragdy of Oct. 12 at
Ten indictments involving' fifty-four
persons were returned. Against John
R. Tanner, governor of Illinois, there
are three counts for palpable omission
of duty and malfeasance In c.fli e. Fret
W. Lukins. general mar.ag-r of the Chl-cago-Virden
Coal company, is charged
with manslaughter on two counts.
His deputies, Frank Wilder, J- E. Sic kles
and J. II. Smith are indicted for the
killing of Joseph Gitterele, a Mount
Olive miner. Sixteen Thiel guards and
four mineis are held for riot.
Complainant Against tv. Tanner.
In the indictments against Governor
Tanner the complaining witnesses are
John Graham, Will Mitchell. William
Wilson. Clarerce l;oss and Charles
Stewart. employt3 of the Chicago-Vir-den
Coal company. They testified that
they were intimidited and prevented
from following th"ir legitimate employ
ment by an armed body of men num
tering 1.000. who unlawfully and felon
iously were assembled in Virden: that
the governor had been notified by the
sheriff of Macoupin county that no
protection was to be had from the coun
ty, and was earnestly importuned for
state assistance. Juuire Shirley fixed
Governor Tanner's band at J.'.OO. A. J.
Roberts, the foreman of the grand Jury,
who was aI.-o fore-man of the coroner's
jury, is a Vir ion police magistrate. He
wai strongly oj posed to indicting Gov
Men Who Appeared an VVitnce.
The witnesses indorsed on the back
of Governor Tanner's indictment are J.
W. Lukins; P. C. Davenport, sheriff:
John Pronaugh; Dr. Geoige; Ge.irge
Wesllake; Thomas Appleton. the en
gineer at the shaft; 15. E. Davenport,
deputy sheriff; Jacob F. Eyster, th2
company storekeeper who was nearly
killed by thf strikers; Dr. Riffey and
L. C. Daniels, the Chicago and Alton
agent at irden. The statutory limita
tion of the line is $10,000. diaries Keo.rrh
andothers areir.dicted forrarading with
arms, Thomas Davis for carrying con
cealed weapons. John Jurice for assault
and battery, John Murphy for riot and
Jonah C. Steer for keeping a tippling
house open on Sunday. John D. Knott
is charged with making the assault on
Jacob F. Eyster, the company store
keeper, with malice aforethought, and
assault to murder.
Miners anil Hrpiitiex Indicted.
The following miners were indicted
for riot: Wright Collins, O. J. Dun
negan, James Cooley and Frank Chu-
maker. The following deputies of Man
ager Lukins are indicted for riot: II.
Goetzel, O. A. Debarrow, James E.
Espey. P. J. Hannen. Thomas P. Mc-
Entee. O. J. Snyder, James W. Moonan,
F. C. Schumaker, II. K. Wyman. James
A. Blackmail, Leslie Stvafford. J. H.
Bingeram, C. J. Fox, Charles Keogh,
C. G. Senn and T. J. Tierney. With
Lukins. who is indicted for the killing
of Ellis Smith also, in the first indict
ment are enumerated on the same
charge F. C. Gunney. Nelson Isaacson.
Tt. B. Burton. John W. McKinney and
J. E. Sickles.
Not Worthy of Consideration.
Springfield, Ills., Dec. 2. Governor
Tanner was informed last night by an
Associated Press representative that he
had Ixcn Indicted by the grand Jury at
Carlinville, and asked if he had any
thing to say in regard to the matter.
He replied: "I have heard nothing of it
except what I saw in th morning pa
pers. The matter is not worth my con.
Flderation, and I do not desire to tnak?
Itepndiation on a Technicality.
Faduoah. Ky.. Dec. 2. The city of
Iadueah hy a resolution of the city
council failed and refused to -pay the
nterest due yesterday on JlOO.Oi.o of the
Chicaco. St. Louis and Faducah rail
road bonds. The Commercial club
passed resolutions last night deploring
the action of the city council in what
Is considered repudiation on account of
technicality In tjv law;.
A stubborn cold is easily taken ; ifc
stickato some people all winter and
very Qften develops into bronchitis or
consumption. You should cure a cold
promptly by taking Dr. Bull's Cough
Syrup. This celebrated remedy is ao
knowlodged to be most efficient and
n-li ibie ibr all affections of the throat
and lungs. It cures a cold at once.
1 a t '- ?XB
FrcnptJy cures Stubborn Colds
mall nd plcnt to take. Doctor
Don't he Bamboozled With Rank
THE WOODS ARE
They are after your
more Clothing than
Bovs' Reefers, age 4 to 15 years,
worth f 4, for
Child's Reefers, age 4 to 8 years,
Choice of any Child's Cape Over
coats, wtyth up to $5.00, for
Coats, worth $1.35,
Men's Fanc Stripe Wool Sweaters,
worth $2.00, for
Men's Salts, worth $12,
For . .
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business a little spicy
with our beautiful new
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Men's Ulsters, worth $.3.00, Child's Vestee Suits, wt rth
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Men's Casimere Lined Uls- Men's Suspenders, worth
ters, worth $15.00, for 25c, for
Jersey Knit Shirts, worth Boys' Black Cheviot Suits,
50e, for age 14 to 19, worth $5. for
75c All-Wool Knee Pants, Men's Fine Kersey Over-
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Men's Plush Caps, worth Boys' Underwear, worth 35c
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