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VOX. XLVHI. NO. (0.
ROCK ISLAND, TLX.. TIIUBSDAY. DECEMBER 2a. 1899.
PBICB THREE CENTS.
British Foreiorn Office
er Denies Nor Af
PARIS AND BERLIN VIEWS
Give Xo Credence to Stones
Alleging Secret Agree
ment. London, Dec. 28. So many alleged
disclosures of secret Delagoa bay
nirreements arc submitted to tbe
liritish foreign office that the officials
have made it a rule to neither deny
nor aflirm them. Onestioned todav
regarding tbe statements of the IJer
lin Ixkal Aneiger. the onicials al
hered to the rule. Hut t lie Associated
Tress eat hered that the alleged dis
closures are nuite inaccurate.
Paris. Dec. 28. The publication by
the Ixikal Anzeiger. of Uerhn, of
secret treaty between Germany, Por
tugal and Great Britain, providing for
a partition of Tortguese colonies
meets no credence in ofiicial circles
here. A foreign office official said to
the Associated Tress that advices from
Tortugal and Germany left no doubt
that tbe publication was largely an
invention, lie could not believe that
1'ortujral would ttirn a treaty strip
pine herself of her colonies and no
far-reaching anil harmful to Tortu
ral." Notwithstanding the denial at
tbe French furei-rn ofl'ree, it is be
lieved in other quarters that an agree
ment lietween Great Britain and Ger
many may exist, outside of tbe un
derstanding arrived at between I hem
this vear, as the outcome of negotia
t ions" to build aline connecting Cape
town with Cairo.
Merlin. Dec. 2. An official agency
i-sued a statement to the effect that
the assertions of LAalAnzeiger.touch.
ns on the proposed division of Tor-
tuguese colonies between Great Bit
ain and Germany, "are arbitrary
erroneous iriiess work. otiicial cir
cles in Berlin descril: the statements
as "quite inaccurate.'1
Uet Report I'foai Methuen.
London. Dec. 2i. From Capetown
Dec. 27. Methuen reports a follows:
"At i":30 yesterday evening the Boers
on the south sule ot magersioiuein
opened a verv heavv tire for some
time. This morning the naval bri
gade fired at the enemv at the west
part of Magersfontein. A cavalry
brigtde reconnoiteriug in a northetst
cra direction under Lieut Master,
mtde an extended reconnoissance west
ward and northward of Enslein, and
reports all well. Farmers are glad to
see our men. They are nfienng
from want of food. I have cstib
lished a market here where 1 can pur
chase fresh milk and vegetables, sell
ing to the farmers tea and other arti
cle which they cannot otherwise pur
chase. A heavy rain fell last night.
Gat acre and French report no change
in the situation. Baden Powel re
ports all well Dec.
Iondon. Dec. 28. The latest from
Ladvsmith: Field fortifications would
aowwithtsand any organized attack the
enemy is likely to deliver. There are
sufficient foodstuns lor two rnonios
The Question of forage mirht be
troublesome, but since tbe rains there
has been some grazing within the
British lines, and there is no hore
Mckness. The casualties caused by
our shell tire is increasing and the
Boers are reported becoming nervou.
They fear night sorties and constant
ly open a heavy fusilade on an imag
inary attack!" German wflieiais
promptly stopped the Boers from re
cruiting in Damaralani. Neither
men nor horses were permitted to
cross the border.
ICiHtl.N; IS EXPECTED.
Hollar' Mn t)elle In Him and Am
Aulon to Retrieve Tasela Hattle.
Loudon. loc. JJ. The Morning Tost
lias reeeived the- following from Wlu
loa t'hurehill tui.ler tlate of Dec.
telejn"a!it-l from t'liievely faiup.
where lie has arrived; "AIJ ranks have
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
are f&c rreate
i to health of (he nimrf day
complete confidence in 'Sir Kedvers
Buller. ami there is a Mern determina
tion to succeed next time at all costs.
A painful Impression was caused by
the announcement of the change of
coiumnuder-in-chlef, and the soldier
here are resolved to vindicate their
trusted leader. The situation, never
theless, is difficult, tbe Boer position
belns nnc of extraordinary atrenpth.
with Iiijih hills lined tier on tier with
trenches and galleries, rising from an
almost uitfordable river, and with a
ptiiootb plain In front. The enemy have
oil the ranges marked, and many pow
erful kuiis dominate tue various point
of the river, while the drifts are -om
manded by couverjrinK musketry tire
from probably 12.1H) Boers. There
are sixteen miles of wild, broken couu
try Itefore reaching Ladysmith. which
demands early relief."
Kept Christmas In Brit lh Style.
Chievely Camp. Natal, Dec. 23. Al
though the two armies were iu sight
of each other with the temperature lit
degrees iu the stiade. the British today
eujoved characteristic Christ ma
cheer. Gleenfell and Kirk wood, of tbe
South African Light Horse, left h'ere
yesterday to Inspect the patrols along
the eastern hills. 1 heir horses re
turued at night alone.
Itlg Cans Hooin at Two Point.
Chievely Camp. Natal. Dec. 1'ti. The
liaval guns In-gau shelling the Boer
istsitiou at 5 o'clock this morning,
using lyddite. 1 he shelling continue!
about two hours. Kver siuce the en
gagement at Colenso the enemy have
been energetically improving their en
treuchmeuts. They cau lie seen gal
loping freely from hill to hill. I.ad.v
tm it li also had a busy morning today,
shelling the Boer iisition on I'm
bulwaua mountain. The bursting shells
were plainly visible at Chievely.
sruatu Have a Hrui.li with Bwn.
Chievely Camp. Natal. nee. sz. our
Ffouts having reHrted Boers in force
on this side of the Tugela river three
regiments of regulars, supported by
tirtillery and all the available moiintei
volunteers under the command of Lor
JMindotiald. advanced. I he Boers re
tired across the river. The 'British
captured rH cattle.
How Cliuiill EnrapeU.
LolKlon. lec. 1 lie Cost has a
cable from Winston Churchill tellin
bow he escaped from Pretoria. Briefly
it was thus: tin Dec. 11' at night he
climbed the prison wall while the sen
try s hack was tinned and worked
right through Pretoria without dis
guise and without detection; got
through the guard lines and struck the
Delagoa bay railway, along which lie
walked to the tirst station outside Pre
toria. dodging the pickets en route. At
the station he caught a train and con
cealed himself under a pile of coal
jacks, riding there until before dawn.
when he Jumped off and hid in tbe
woods. lie then followed the railway
dodging the pickets at uight. ami laid
iu hiding during the dayuntll on the
Klxth day he got on a tram beyond
Middleburg which took him to Delagoa.
Bay and liberty direct.
LOOKING t'OK NEWS OF IiATTLK.
Kent Alt t'onvevn the Impnulan
Kuller W ill .o in Again.
I.nodii.Dee.'.W. Winston Churchill's
arrival at Chievely camp Is m-rhaps
responsible for some over-coloring of
the gravity of the situation, but all to
day's news conveys the iiupressiou
that Buller may Is- Intending another
lltark ution the Boer position. Cer
tainly the Boers are not inactive. At
both M odder river aud the Tugela they
are said to be strengthening their
forces aud extending defeuse works.
which in both cases are seemingly al
lisiaiches from Chievely indicate
that Buller's forces will remobilize at
l-'rere before attempting another ad
vanre. Ioubtless he would be glad
to retrieve the Colenso reverse before
the arrival of Lord Huberts, yet he is
hardly likely toattempt another frontal
attack. It is more likely that he is
preparing to strike should the Boers
make any offensive movement. Church
ill's reference to Ladysuiith may imply
that the situation of tbe garrison is
more desperate than bad been sup
posed. The Boers continue fortifying
the hills commanding the town. Gen
eral White, however, heliographs that
all was well in Ladysmith on Dec. 'M.
CouiMtent military critics iu Lon
don regard the campaign as at a com
plete deadlock for the present, owing
to the disjiersal of the British forces
and the lack of adequate transiort.
They lielieved it will be many weeks
Wfore Lord Iloltcrt Is able to reorgan
ize and to make an effective move.
Ortlrml to Son til Afrira.
Halifax. N. S.. Deo. 2S. A cablegram
received from Kngliand yesterday by
the military authorities here orders the
J-cinster regimeut. known as tbe Koyal
Canadians, now doing duty on this sta
tion, to sail on Jan. IU for duty In
Boat the Filipino.
Manila. Dec. 27. 10:15 p. m. Colonel
Lockett. with a force of 2.5O0. Includ
ing artillery, attacked this morning a
strong force of insurgents entrenched
n the mountains near Montalhan,
i bout live miles northeast of San Ma
teo. 1 he enemy were completely
routed, the Americans pursuing them
hrough the hills. Four Americans
were wounds!. The Filipino loss was
large, resulting from a heavy infantry
and artilliyy tire for three hours into
the trenches. It Is supiosed that the
insurgents were those who were driven
out of Sau Mateo on the day tleueral
Ijtwtoii was killed. They numbered
A dozen lines of insurgent trenches
covered the steep trail through the
hills, and likewise the valley Im?1ow,
along whieh the Americans passed-
The main attacking party consisted of
the Forty-sixth volunteer infantry, a
roop of cavalry and artillery. Colonel
Lockett commanding in person. The
rest of the command operated from re
mote points In an endeavor to carry
out Colonel Lockett plan of throwing
Lis lines around tbe enemy and thus
cutting off retreat. Toe nature of theM
mountainous country made it imprac
ticable to execute this movement suc
cessfully. . .
ISSUES HAVE CHANGED
Thinks Chairman Danforth, of
New York, for the Democs
racy Next Year.
CANDIDATE 13 THE SAME. HOWEVER
Observations Made In a Trip South Frea
Sliver Not Shelved, but Imperialism and
Trusts Take First Place, Ha Kays Looks
for a I'nlted Deinoeraey, Therefore
tiot. Bradley Appoints Election Com
missioners Legal Issna Raised.
New York. Dec. 2a Elliott Dan
forth. chairman of the Democratic state
committee, returned to New Vorkfyes
terday after a trip through the south,
during which he talked with Senator
James K. Jones, chairman of the na
tional committee, and most of the
chairman of tbe national committee.
and most of the chairmen of the south
ern Democratic state committees. Dan
forth gave au Evening Post reporter
the result of bis observations and some
information about uext year's uationa
campaign. "I found," he said, "that
the sentiment was generally in favor
of selecting some western city other
than Chicago as the place for holding
the national convention. The members
of the natioualcommitteehave a strong
feeling against Chicago on account -of
treatment they have received from the
news-tapers there siuce they estab
lished headquarters in the city in IX HI.
Milwaukee Lead for the Convrntlon.
"It looks now as if either Milwaukee
or Kansas City will secure the na
tional convention. Milwaukee seems to
SXLIOT F. DAKFOETH.
be in the lead. It lias au auditorium
with a seating capacity of lo.ou. and
the citizens have offered to entertain
the delegates handsomely. I also dis
covered that there is a general feeling
in favor of establishing tbe headquar
ters of the national committee next
year in Washington. Senator Joues
favored Washington in lJOti. but gave
way to M.r. Bryan, who was in favor of
Not Insisting on Free Silver This Time,
"Iu my trip through the south I ob
served one thing which will tie consid
ered of particular Interest In New York
namely, that uone of the leaders
seemed disposed to insist on free silver
as the main issue of the campaign
next sear. They did not say that they
had alrandoned the lti-to-l Idea, but
they acknowledged that the situation
had changed siuce 1KM; and that the
dominant issues next year were trusts
and iiiiiieriallsui. That is to say tbey
are unwilling to repudiate the Chicago
platform, but they see that new issues
of far-reaching inuortauce have come
up lately and that their claims should
be ri-cognized. Even in states like
North Carolina I found that the anti
trust ami anti-imperialism ideas en
gaged the attention of the people more
than tbe free silver issue.
Experts a t'nlted Democracy.
"In fact. I might sum up my observa
tions by saying that the sentiment of
Democracv in the south is such that
I am confident there will l little trou
ble in bringing about a union of the
Democracy of the whole country next
year, the neruocratie national con
vention will le held a short time after
the Republican convention, according
to custom. No matter when it is held
there is no doubt about the head of the
ticket. Everywhere I heard only Mr.
Bryan's name mentioned. They are
not talking alout candidates for vice
president yet. An eastern man will
probably be selected."
BR.tDLEV MAKES APPOINTMENTS.
Names Election Commissioner in Place
of Thoe eisned Litigation Probable.
Frankfort. Ky., Dec. 28. Coventor
Taylor yesterday afternoon appointed
W. H. Mackoy, ami-Cocbel Democrat,
state electiou commissioners. The Ke-
iiiblicau minor state - officials-elect.
whose contests will rooie before the
board, have not decided exactly what
course they will pursue, but as Clerk
Shackelford will swear in the Demo
cratic commissioners appointed by
CommlFloner Poyntz it is probable that
Tavlor's apiHiintees will institute man
damus pnw-cedings to get jiossesslon of
he offices. Democratic leaders do not
lelieve the courts will hold Taylor's
apM)iutmetrs good, but they do not dis
guise the ract that they regret the
complications crowing out of the res
ignations of former Commisioners I'ry
or and Ellis.
A few scattering members of the log-
slatnre legau arrivlug yesterday, and
it is anticipated that owing to the un
usual interest growing out of the con
tests for governor and lieutenant gov-
rnor nearly all will be here by Satur
day or Sunday. Friends of ex-Election
Commissioner Ellis are with his au
thority discouraging a movement
among some of the anti-Goebel Demo
crat to give him a boom for senator.
Ellis is unqualifiedly for Blackburn.
AMERICAN LKACiCE OROANIZF.D.
Fnsionlsta Protest Against "Imperialism.
Militarism sassl C tral by Trsrt.
Sioux Falta. S. D- Dec. 2K. Under
the direction .of . Senator Pettlgrew
alniut 200" fnsiohists met fast' night in
t'ermania hall ami organized
-American League" as protest agai
"imnerialism. militarism and control
of all industrial institutions and gov
eminent Itself by organised capital
W. M. Pritehard was elected president;
Eugene Kiley. secretary. All the offl
cers ars rusiontsrs and supporters of
i'ettigr?w in hi ngnr ror r?-eiection
Governor A. E. Lee spoke . briefly
against trusts, aud denied that pros
perity had come to the American peo
Pettigrew made the principal speech
He said: "If I were a Filipino I would
tight until I was gray, if I wasn't killed
sooner."' He declared that President
McKftdey was elected and owned by
the trusts. He denounced tbe pending
curerncy bill as the greatest outrage of
the generation, and declared that the
Itepublican senators were so complete
ly under tbe administration's whip and
ly under tbe admiistratlon's whip and
lash that his resolution for information
about the alleged salutation of a
Filipino flag by Dewey was tabled. A
pro-Boer resolution was adopted.
Montana senatorial Dispute.
Washington. Dec. 28. Senator
Chandler, chairman of the senate com
mittee on privileges and electious. said
yesterday that the committee would be-
giu its formal inquiry into the contest
over the seat of Senator Clark, of
Montana, on Friday, Jan. 3. Twenty
witnesses for the complainants have
been requested by telegraph to ap
pear. After these have been heard it
is understood that the defense will
name tbe witnesses which it may de
sire to have heard la rebuttal. Among
those who probably will .4e asked to
attend are a number of members of the
legislature whose names . have been
mentioned iu connection with the
charges of bribery in the case. The
first ioint taken up fornquiry will be
the charge mat tntrry uius or t.mJ
each were paid to one man to secure
his support of Clark.
MAINE DEAD -AT REST.
aiuried in Beautiful Arlington List of
Those Who Wire Identitied. '
Washington. Dec. 28. Iu the pres
ence of the president and other mem
bers of the government the dead of the
il-fated Maine were buried this morn
ing iu the national cemetery at Arling
ton. The ceremonies were conducted
by Father Chad wick, jaud were very
Following is a list of those interred
who hail lieeu ldentilietl: John Dierk
iug. drummer: .lames H. Graham. chief
les H. Or
yeoman; William II. Tiusmau, lauds
man: James II. Brown, sergeaut ma
lines: Eldou 11. .Mero. chief machinist
lliiry .1. Keys, ordinary seaman;
Dwell Sheridan, firemau: Patrick GatT
ney. fireman, identification very prob
able: Joseph Seery. fireman: James II.
Kolterts. marine, identification very
probable; Carl A. smith, seaman: Au
drew W. Erikson. seauiau; John J. Mc-
Manus. firemau: Charles Hassel. gun
uer's mate: William J. Fewer, boat
swain's mate; Gustav. Holm, boat
eiwaiu's mate: Charles F. W. Eieriuan
gunner's mate: Frederick Jeruee. coal
juisser; Harry Jectson.'seaman: Charl
ton Jonks. -gunner s mate, very prob
able: Patrick Flynn. firemau. piohahle;
Frauds C. Phllipits. apprentice: Noble
T. Mudd. proliable; Thomas J. Jones.
foal tuisser; F. J. MeXlece, coal passer;
James . Iiiulen. apprentice, doubt
ful: Samuel Lees, ordinary seaman: N
J. Smith, apprentice, doubtful: Alfred
Smith, coal passer; Anthony Conroy
coal passer, probable: John P. Barry
apprentice; Charles Curran. coxswain;
Joseph F. Gordon, firemau. doubtful
Hughes Patrick, fireman: Fritz Ball.
bayman. doubtful: William Donoughy,
ordinary seaman: Frank Sutton, fire
man: Daniel Price, fireman, doubtful
Frederick H. Knlese, very probable:
Henry Gross, landsman: Charles F.
Just, apprentice: James Boyle, quarter
master; George Jolinsoiv coal passer,
doubtful: William J. Hto-n. fireman.
most probable: Joseph Scully, boiler-
maker: Alliert It. lleouekes. gunners
mate: James M. League, chief yeoman
probable: Soplius Niflson. coxswain,
probable: Thomas 'M. Cole, bayman,
probable: Charles A. Scott, coxswain's
mate, doubtful: John Matxa. coal pas
ser, probable: Trnhie Fim-b. appren
tice: Thomas J. Harty. coal passer:
Walter Sellers, apothecary: Alfred J.
Holland, coxswain: Frank B. Tigges.
copMrsmith. probable; Kobert Iturk
liardt. quartermaster, probable; Frank
Fisher, ordinary seaman: Millard F.
Harris, quartermaster: William Lund.
oxswa in. probable: J. Bennett, marine.
probable: George W. Kloeber. appren-
ice. and J. v . Johnson, ordinary sea
Washington, Dec 28. The remains
of 150 victims of the Maine disaster
were buried todav with full military
honors in Arlington cemetery. Tbe
exercises were in charge of Capt Sigs-
bce, former captain of the Maine.
They were attended by President Mc
Kinley and the members of bis cabi
net, Dewey, Miles, and staff, and
many other officers of the army and
navy, several troops of cavalry from
ortMver, and a battalion of marines
from navy yard. A detachment olss.il-
rs from tbe Battleship Texas was
drawn op about the flag-draped cask
ets, ranged row en row. each bearing a
wreath of galax leaves. The services
of the naval academy, and Father Chid-1
wick, chaplain of the Maine. After tbe I
religious service, i a aetaenment oi
marines fired a Bolnte and the bugler
ROLAND REED'S AILMENT.
Actor Submits to aa Operation for Appen
dicitis and la RtKieriaf.
New York. Dec. 28. Dr. Baker.
nperintendent of St. Lake's hospital.
ays Roland Reed was operated on for
ppendicitis. tbat be .bast rested com
fortably since, and that unfavorable
reports concerning bis condition are
aggerations: that bl condition has
not been serious at any time.-
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mm A HEW SPELL
Illinois Teachers Join the Move
ment to Simplify Eng
lish Orthography. -T.
"OXE-MAST-KULE" 13 CONDEMNED
In an Address by Harris, of Chicago Oth
er Matters Considered Kumors of
Larg-a Steel Plant Near Chicago Testi
mony in the Lauder .Station Murder Case
Much Wanted Man Misslns; Suspi
cious Death of a Young Woman.
Springfield. Ills.. Dec. J8. The
Teachers' association yesterday adopt
ed a resolution memoralizing the Na
tional Educational association to ap
propriate $1.(XM per year for five years
to be expended in simplifying English
under the direction of a com
mission of three to le appointed
by the association. Superintendent A.
F. Nightingale offered a resolution
asking the legislative -committee to
work for the rejieal of the law com
pelling the learning of the effects of
narcotics and alcoholic beverages on
the human system. in the public
schools. Edward C. Delano, of Chica
go, was appointed a member of the
state central committee on educational
progress, to succeed William C. Payne.
.1. W. Cook. Dekalb: I.. C. Lord.
Charleston, aud Arnold Tomkins. Chi
cago, were made ex-othdo members of
such committee. Committees were also
appointed on appropriations and Na
tional Teachers' association.
Talked of an Ideal School.
The morning was devoted to the dis
cussion of the "Ideal Country School."
.V warm discussion was had in the
school board in the afternoon on "The
Cue-Man Power in School Administra
tion." in which Graham H. Harris.
president of the Chicago board of edu
cation, made a vigorous speech bear
ing upon the receut trouble lietween
the board and superintendent E. Ben
- WIHeers for Next Year..
The nominating committee t0da3-v.il!
report the following officers for the
ensuing year: President. A. V. Green
luan. Aurora: secretary, Joel M. Bowl
by. Carbondale: treasurer. Walter It.
Hatfield, llttstield: railroad secretary,
AN'. C. Payne, Chicago.
TRIAL OF THE LAt'DER RIOTKBS.
State Begins on the Conspiracy Section of
Vienna, Ills.. Dec. 2S. The state, in
the trial of the striking miners charged
with the murder of Anna Karr at
Louder Station during a riotous dem
onstration, has begun 011 the conspir
acy part of the Indictment, under which
the prosecution expects to convict
l'hoiuas Jeremiah, engaged the atten
tion of court and jury. John Pareltl.
au Italian, who had been iu Brush's
employ several years ago, and who later
joined the union, is one of the de
fendants whom it has beeu imitossihle
to locate. He is supposed to have fled
to Italy, or is at present iu South
Is full and running over with the best selected stock of
Holiday presents for men, boys and children. We have
a full - assortment of the following articles suitable for
Ways Mu filets.
De Joinville Ties.
Suits and Overcoats.
Cut This Out and Bring
THE LONDON I
Tfi. C. Mathis related a conversation
be bad with Jeremiah on July 8 last in
which Jeremiah said it was not the
fault of Parettl that be did not kill old
Sam Brush, and that had Parettl lived
up to the instructions of tbe leaders
the union miners would have won
John Toloin was at the Jones boarding
bouse and told of the bringing of
thirteen Winchester rifles to the coal
shed of the house on June 15, the day
before the riot. He heard Mrs. Joues
tell Jeremiah and Parettl to remove
the guns before the arrival of her bus
band, and saw the two men secrete
them in the loft of the house just over
the bed chamber where be and Jere
He also heard Parettl tell Jeremiah
that "he took one shot at old Sam
Brush, but missed." John Jones, pro
prietor of the boarding house at Car
terville, in part corroborated the oth
er witness, only that he implicated
Parettl almost entirely. He swore that
Jeremiah was not present the nijjht
the Winchesters were brought to his
house, but was there next morning for
Ul MALE OF LAND REPORTED.
Talk of a Steel Plant That Is To Be Erected
Chicago. Dec. 28. It is said that a
large steel plant is to be built on the
shores of Lake Michigan just south of
Camp Iogan ami a short distance from
Waukegan. Yesterday morning a sale
of 2."7 acres of land bordering on the
lake a distance of one mile was ef
fected by Iunlap. Smith & Co. on be
half of the North Waukegan Harbor
aud Dock company to Edwin D. Whee
lock; the Interests represented by the
buyer already have pun-based or ob
tained options on 3.M) acres of laud
In the vicinity.
Wheehwk refused to divulge the pur
pose for which these large strips of
land are being bought on the north
shore, but there is every promise that
a great enterprise is to be shared. Car
negie or Frlck Is c redited with being
behind Wheelock for the purpose of
developing the resources of the north
Possible Case of Murder.
I.ewistown. Ills.. Dec. 28. Cora
ters, 2T years old. was found dead four
miles south of this citv. There were
bruises ou her face and back, which
indicated thai she might have been
killed by a train, but murder Is sus
pected, and a warrant was sworn out
for the arrest of John C. Hilyer, with
whom she was last seen in the wine
room of Todd Xr Newton's saloon, when
she and Hlllyer had a quarrel. Hlllyer
Is t0 years old. and a civil war veteran.
CJT""' Ten Horses Burned to Death.
Chicago. Dee. 28. The planing mill,
pail factory, office building, and lum
ber yards of the Paepcke-Leicht Lum
ler company were destroyed by fire
last uight. Loss, $173,000: insured.
Ten horses vr?rt burned to dentil.
Bee Helpers Elect Officers.
Springfield. Ills.. Dec. 28. The
State Bee Keepers' association elected
the following officers yesterday ami ad
journed: Preldeut. J. I. Smith; secre
tary, J. A. Stoue. of Bradfordton;treas
urer, .'UuJles Becker, Pleasant Plains.
To Cnre a Cold In One Day,
Take Laxative Bromo QuinineTablets.
All druggists refund the money if it
fails to cnre. . VV. Grove's signa
ture is on each box. 25 cents.
It Along. ' We May Help You. We
Introduced by Sailors From
a Japanese Ves
sel. STEAMERS CANNOT LAND.
War Raging Among
Natives of Kiri-
Victoria. B. C , Dec. 28. The
steamer Aoranga arrived from Aus
tralia. She was not allowed to laud
at Honolulu owing to the plague
there. As far as could be ascertained,
the plague was introduced by sailors
of a Japanese vessel. There had been
News is received by the steamer
Aoranga that a blood v civil war is
raging among the natives of Kiriwani.
New Guinea. In the lighting; the
head chief was defeated and 11 vil
lages destroyed with heavy slaughter.
WAS A DOUBLE SLAUGHTER
Wlnneprg Farmer Kill Bis Wife ami
Winnepeg, Dec. 28. Pierre Dent-
ser, , farmer, aged 50, living near
Hat awe 11. shot and killed his lJ-y ear
old wife, in a lit of temper. The au
thorities were notified, and on ap
proaching tbe house a shot was heard.
Dentser had spread a sheet on the
floor and placed his wife's body on It.
Then lving down beside it, be blew
out his brains. .
BOLD "WORK, OF ROBBERS
Hold I'p a Stockman aa lie la Rnterlnjc a
Hotel In Colorado.
Walsenbttrg, Colo., Dec. 28. W. J.
Milsap, a prominent stockman, was
seized Iiv two men when about to en
ter his hotel, and robbed of 112,000.
Tbe money was mostly in his coat and
vest pockets. 1 hese garments were
torn from him. No trace sf the crim
inals has been found. Milsap was on
his way to Mexico to buy cattle.
Oaeen at Ilia of Wight.
London, Dee. 28. Queen Victoria
arrived at Osborne, Isle of Wight, this
"Adversity flatterelh no man," but
the pains of dyspepsia turn his atten
tion to Hood's Sarsaparilla and in its
use be finds a cnre.
Flannel Night Robes.
Muslin Night Robes.
Woolen Gloves and Mittens.
Kid Gloves and Mittens.