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VOIi. XliVIII NO. (J3.
ROCK ISLAND, IIL., TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1900.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
Hay Reports Progress Among
ALL BUT ITALY AGREE.
And Favorable Answer Ex
pected From There
Washington, Jan. 2. At the cabi
net meeting today Hay announced ne
gotiations with the great powers to
secure a common understanding
for a continued "open door
policy throughout China had been
eminently successful, and favorable
responses had been received from
Great Britain, Germany, France, Kus
sia and Japan.
Ana t Ila'y's Answer.
The only country addressed which
had not yet responded was Italy, and
a f iverable answer was also ep cted
ANNUAL WHITE HOUSESHOW
Year's Kereptinn Kees a. 3 .TO fiunti
J'aw the Ileceft ic Line.
Wash ut;! on. Jail. 2. Beneath a sky
as bright as that above Cuba, and iu a
wind as cold as the An tic, more than
".OX) citizens Mood in line at the Wliit
House gates yesterday, waiting to pay
" their .respects to the president of th
I'uited States:, after the brilliant ofli-
Cial reception which ushered 111 th
new year and marked the opening of
the social season iu W ashinuton. Be
ginning promptly at 11 a. in., the cere
inouy was concluded at 1:1.'. at which
time guests had passed down th
line. Mrs. McKiuley was preseut in
spite of her feeble health. She re
mained in the blue parlor only through
the strictly official sccupn of the pro
(.'raiuuie. Tlie troublesome question of prece
deuce, between the army and navy was
settled in favor of the former. General
OPEN DO ft
. Miles loading the military contingent,
with-Adjutant General Corbin at hi
vf,trfV-lle.- After the army had passed
.in review Admiral Dewey with the
-venerable .Admiral Melville on his arm
ted-.the. naval Hue. Mrs. bewey was
. with ,thv. receiving party.
'The diplomatic corps, which leaded
the list of quests, wait as always the
Show feature of the reception. Lord
Pauuoefoto. the British ambassador,
and dean of the corps, led the way.
The display of uniforms was brilliant.
Turkish fez. gilded orders of continen
tal powers, the fur-trimmed tunics and
high olished boots of the Kusslaus,
the queer nape-green, gold-encrusted
uniforms of the Japanese, and the er-miue-triiuined
silken robes of the Ko
reans and Chinese nil combined to
form a picture of uuusual brilliancy.
Followiug these the American otti
cials. judges of the supreme court,
senators and representatives,.: depart
ment chiefs and the like,-made-a -lou)pt.
if less striking prooessiou. The re
ception to the general public conclud
ed the function.
Chicago, Jan. 2. Memlier of the
executive committee of the nattoual
auti-trtist conference to be held iu
Central Music hall Feb. 12. held a short
conference yesterday at the Sherman
House. M." I- Lookwood. of Penn
sylvania, chairman or the committee,
afterward issued a statement iu which
he said: "livery day the uuti-trust
sentiment throughout the country is
becoming intensified, and everywhere
the cry Is going up 'What can be done
to sae the country from oppression of
trust";' The mission of the confer
ence is to answer theo ry."
Iowa fr ight I Krd Hot.
lies Moines. la., .lau. 2. The legis
ttors legan pouring into town yester
fiay. and last night the hotels were
illed with politicians and the I'ulted
States senatorial tight entered on the
I last stage. Senator Gear is at his home
In Burlington anil sends word that h
will come lief ore the end of the light,
but no date is fixed. The Cummins
people claim to have forty-seven sure
votes for Katon. their speakership can
didate, while the Gear supporters
claim fifty-four. Forty-one are neces
sary to nominate in the caucus.
Fire In a New Vork Flat.
Sow "York. Jan. 2. Three alarm
were sent In last nicht for a tire in a
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
leguards the food
Alsn baJengtJUuVri am ttst greatest
I ,.i Mibi --"--' the promt day.
nve-srory nar bouse. 7T4 First avenue.?
This house was full of tenants, many
of whom had narrow escapes front '
death, but only one fatality occurred. I
that of a G-montbs-old baby, who was!
suffocated. Several tenants were se- I
verely burned and otherwise Injured.
BLACKBURN WINS IT.
Ite Named bj Kentucky
Frankfort, Kv., Jan. 2. Ex-Senator
J. C. S. Blackburn will be formally
named bv the democratic joint caucus
of the legislature to succeed Senator
Frankfort, Ky.. Jan. 2. Both
hoaxes of the legislature organized at
noon by electing the nominees of last
night's" democratic caucus. Coi.
Whalen, against whom charges of
bribery in the interests of the ant"
Goebei faction were brought by Ilar
rell in the democratic cancus last
night today telegraphed the state's
attoraev that he wilt arrive from
j Louisville this afternoon and surren
der to tne court, jo mends he tele
graphed, denying Harrell's charges.
Round-Vp of Farmer' Clubs.
Ann Arbor. Mich., Jan. 2. Profes
sor Smith, of the Agricultural college.
lias communicated with Secretary o
Agriculture Wiloii. Professor Henrv,
ox-Governor Hoard and a number o
other speakers of national reputation
lor the grand round-up of farmer."
cuius in tins city the latter part o
rruruury. .No expense will be spare
to bring a splendid array of talent.
Dentil of an K-Iprc.rntati ve.
Washington. Jan. 2. Kx-Itepresenta
five l.dwin 'I. Osborne died here las
night. He was a veteran of the civil
war. and at its close was appointed
Judge advocate to investigate charges
or cruelty to federal prisoners brough
against Captain Wirtz. Confederate
superintendent of Andersouville pris
on, the result of which was the hang
tn of irt
Aausa.v Pension System Inangrurated.
Philadelphia .Jan. 2. The system of
pensioning old employes of the Penu
sylvauia Hail road company on the lines
east of I'ittsburg. was inaugurated
yesterday. About !."o men who by
reason of long service iu the com
pany's employ have lecome incapnei
tateu for further active duty, were
retired on ptmsious that average near
ly half the wages they received when
He I'slieretl In the Men- Year.
New York. Jan. 2. KUeu Labash
was shot aud Instantly killed at I'as
sale. X. J., at the beiuniug of the new
year. Michael Schwartz celebrated the
advent of the new year by going out
side the house aud tiring four shots
from his revolver. After entering the
house he pulled the trigger lielleviu
there was was vo other bullet in the
pistol. , .
Will Attend a Labor .JiilliUration.
Indianapolis. Jan. 2. S. B. Dounel-
lr, president of the International Typo
graphical L'nion. announces that lie
will, attend the labor meeting at
Charleston. W. Va.. Jan. 27. President
Mitchell, of the miners, has also been
invited. The meeting is in the nature
of a labor jollification. Miners and oth
er union men will be represented.
Moody Lett No W ill.
Springfield. Mass.. Jan. 2. A petl
tiou was presented in the probate court
here yesterday by W. It. Moody, eldest
sou of the late evangelist, 1 wight L.
Moody, asking that he be apiMiinted
administrator of his father s estate.
It is expected that the request will be
granted. Moody left no Kill.
Asphyxiated hy Gas Fnrar.
limn -it. Jin. f. The fumes of
Vhrnirig ' gns asphyxiated Iester
Queen, a clothing clerk, formerly of
Youngstown. Ohio, iu his room at a
private boarding house here. The fam
ily of illlam- Siferd was also over
come and several members are lying
ia a critical condition.
Losses Nearly All Insured.
Assumption. Ills.. Jan. 2. Fire
burned A. Flier & Son's grocery, cloth
lug and shoe store: the Illinois State
bank. Gus Kuhl's cigar factory, a mil
linery store, a dental office, and dam
aged several other buildings. The loss
Is about :a.0(H. nearly all covered by
Rabr Fatally Itnrned.
St. Josenh. Mo.. Jau. 2. The cloth
ing of two children, one an infant, of
J. C. Blackburn, residing here, caught
tire yesterday from a grate and the
Infant was fatally burned. The moth
er and another child were severely
burned in extinguishing the flames.
Fitzslmmiuns to Ilox M lorinU-k.
New Y'ork. Jan. 2. Uoltert Fitzsim-
mius has been matched with Jack Mc-
Cormlok for a six-round sparring con
test. The purse is to be 73 jer cent,
of the gross receipts, the winner to
take all. The date is Jan. 20. and the
place Industrial hall. Philadelphia.
Talnters :et Better Wages.
t i. Joseph. Mo.. Jan. 2. Journey
men painters of this city who threat
ened to strike have secured an advance
.f 2J ior cent. In wages and nine
hours icstcad of ten as a day's work.
Forred to Join the t nlon.
Dead wood. S. L.. Jan. 2. A delega
tion of eighty from the Dead wood la
Ur union marched at night to Pluma.
two miles, aud compelled eight work
men of the Kildouan chloriuation
works to march back to the hall and
join the union.
Torn to Pleeea by Lion.
Vienna. Jsnv 2. One of the animal
keepers' at the Vienna serological gar
dens entered the -age of. lions yester
day In a spirit of bravado and six lions
rushed upon him and tore htm to
Coldest I'laee so the Country.
Pao-blna. X. !.. Jan. 2. Yesterday
was the coldest day of the winter so
far. the thermometer rcgisteriue 31
degrees below xero.
Mosaasaot of Goraaaa Cralaor.
Berlin. Jan. 2. The GertraA cruis
er bchwalbe left JJir-La-baiaaru for
General French Defeats the Boers
with Slight Loss to the
BUEGHEES FLEE IN HOT HASTE
Brief Aerount of the Fight and the Krent.
Leading I'P to It story of a Skirmish
in Which Monttuorenry's Srouts I!
tlngrulshrd Themselves A Few British
stand Of MOO Hoers Liitil Relief Come
When the Transvaalers Are Driven Off.
London, Jan. 2. Gen. French's ac
count of bis capture of Odesburg
does not differ materially from the
story as already told bv the Associated
Press. The British lost three kilted
add seven wounded. The Boers are
supposed to have suffered heavilv
from British artillery tire. It is f sti-
roated that 5.0O0 to 7.000 Boers were
in the engagement.
Renslerg. Cape Colony. Jan. 1.
General French has completely dc
feated the Boers and occupied Coles
burg. The general continued to keep
the Boers on the move and pressed
them closely Saturday and Sunday.
giving them no time to make a pro
longed stand, and when day broke he
was within striking distance of the
enemy. Last night all the cavalry
artillery and infautry the latter rid
ing iu wagons to Increase the general
mobility started upon a night march
with the object of turning the Boer
right. The flank operations were suc
cessful. The in fa n try ami held bat
teries immediately made u felut attack
uion the Boer front.
Krufeer's Men Fly in Disorder.
While this was proceeding the cav
alry aud light artillery got completely
around the enemy's right flank, as ar
ranged. The programme worked with
out a hitch. The Boers were utterly
surprised, ami finding their retreat
threatened, fled iu disorder to the east
ward, leaving Colesberg in General
Same Details of the llatlle.
I-omlou, Jau. 2. The Daily Mail has
the following dispatch, dated Jau. 1
from Kensburg: "Yesterday afternoon
a big force of cavalry and infantry
with ten gnus, under the persoual -oiii
maud of General French, moving by
detour, occupied some hills three miles
from Coleslierg. where the Boers were
in strength, confident iu the natural
aid afforded them by the hills around.
The enemy's position -extendeil six
miles, around the entire village. At
daybreak our artillery opened the bat
tle. The Boers' were taken by -surprise,
but replied vigorously. Au artil
lery duel was maintained for two
hours'. Then a Boer Ilotchkiss col
la psed aud was abandoned. We cap
t tired Uv
Biir Gnn Is Silenced.
A P.oc-r blggnn was silenced. but th!s
and the other Boer guns were with
drawn to the northward, whither we
are harassing the Boor retreat by a
damaging shell lire. Colesberg is iu
our hands and the few remaining loyal
Ists are Jubilant. We have captured
many wagons and a considerable quan
tity of stores. Our losses were quite
slight, but the Boers must have suf
fered heavily. They may stop at Ach-
tertang or cross the river altogether at
Xorval's Pont, where the bridge is still
Rnndesrath Is at'Durhan.
Durban; Jam -2. Tli -Imperial mail!
steamer Bnndesrath. of the Oerman
Kast African line, which was seized by
the British cruiser Magioienne in Del-1
agoa liny, on the ground that she was
carrying contraband of war. has lieen
brought to wharf here and Is now
guarded by marines and bluejackets.
STORY OF TH K IXIIiDRECHT l lf.HT.
ftuiall Affair as to Nniuhem tCnirased, hut
Warm While It Lasted.
London. Jan. 2. Owing to lack of
news from imioriant points, interest
iu the war yesterday centered on the
comparatively unimiiortaut skirmish
ing near Dordrecht. Captain Mont-
morenov's sortie with a patrol of 12H i
men of the Twenty-first lancers and his
retreat. ieo. :;o. were followed the
next ilar by a successful Krltlsli en
gagement and the rescue of a small
party, supinised to be men Captain
Montmorency left behind him. Undo
Captain Goidsworthy a force of 11(1
men with tour guns, accompanied by
Captain Montmorency's scouts, sallied
out of liordrecht during the morning!
of Dec. SI. to relieve Lieutenant Turn
er aud twenty-seven men left over
night at Labnsobagns Xek.
'I lie Boers were driven back and i
Lieutenant Turner's parly was rtst-ued.
Light Boors and thirteen horses aro
kuown to have been killed. The
Times, in its second edition, publishes
a dispatch from Sterkstroem. lateii
Dee. 31. which says: "Captain Mont
morency's si-outs wore cut off owing to
their refusal to leave a wounded offi
cer, Lieufeuaut Warren, of Brabant's
Horse. These men. under Licuteuant
Milford and Turner, of the Frontier
mounted rifles, defended themselves
most gallantly against the repeated at
tacks of some Mni Boers. The enemy
resorted to sniping during the night.
but were repulsed with loss.
'At r:l. this morning Captalu tiolds-
worthy, with the Cape mounted rifles,
arrived, and the enemy immediately
fled to the hills. Turner's patty, whose
horses had nearly been killed, were
rescued. They displayed splendid
pluck. and the brilliant manner in which
aptain tJoIdsworthy otieotei tneir re
lief on his own responsiDiiity is de
serving of the highest praise. Our
loss was two men wounded. The Boers
lost nlsiut thirty men, including eight
Another account says: "The success
of this little party will arrest the prog
ress of tne enemy a recruiting in that
British aceonbta of liaden-Powell at
sortie cannot be expected foraereral
days. The Bovr Oifctal dispatches
Muting tuai two well-kniTwn "British
officers, one of them a son of the
prime minister, were wounded, have
caused much anxiety in the world of
wealth and fashion. Ixml Edward Ce
cil's wife is the. daughter of Admiral
Maxse. and is now in South Africa.
Lord Charles Ca vendish-Bentir.ck is a
half brother of the duke- of Portland
and is an officer of brilliant promise.
A grim story is told of Lord Salisbury
In couueotiou with the service of his
son under Baden-Powell at Mafeking.
He was offered at the opening of the
-ar special facilities for getting early
copies or dispatenes from Mafeking,
but replied that he could take his turn
and wait for the newspapers like oth
Count Glcichen. of -. the Grenadier
Guards, aud a distant relative of
Queen Victoria, who was wounded at
the battle of the Modder river, has re
covered from his wound and has left
Cape Town for the front.
Rf UORS OF A DITCH RISING.
Spies Enlist in the British Forres The
Late Fight at Mateklng.
Cape I own, .Jan. lj l gly rumors
are in circulation of a Dutch rising
with the object of seizing Cape Town
and the docks and capturing the gov
ernor ot Caie Colony. Sir Alfred 51il-
tier. 1 he center of the movement Is
said to be l'aarl, a village about thirty
miles from Cape Town, where a meet
ing of the Afrikander bund was held.
A similar meeting was hold at Kich-
moud on Dec. 2H, aud it is reported
that the nieiulers of the bund in these
two towns are acting ia concert.
Although the stories of a rising are
discredited the police and military are
taking ample precautious. .
Loudon. 2. Alleged -Boer spies, it
has hoeu Uiscoveretf, nave enlisted iu
the Y'eoinanry. A representative of
Lord Chesham. who is in. command of
the Yeomanry forces, says that the of
ficials of this arm of the service are
being pestered by agents of Dr. Leyds.
the Kuropean plenipotentiary of the
South African government. He adds
that two of them were actually ac
cepted, but that they were afterwards
discovered. He declares that the same
thing occurred in Thornyorofts' Horse.
seven spies being discovered in that
BIG GIFT TO COOPER UNION
Cui-negie Presents it $300,000 in Bonds fur
r. Day School.
New York, Jan. 2. Andrew Carne
gie has given $300,000 to Coojier l'nion
for the establishment of a day school
similar iu scope to the present night
school, and the object of which will be
to give such practical instruction as
shall enable young meu to become first
class aud skilled worknieii. The school
which will complete the last depart
ment of the original plans of Peter
Cooper, the fonuder of Cooiier Union.
will be technically known as the Me
chanics Arts High Sohool of Cooper
In a letter written on Dec. 20 to
Abram S. Hewitt, one of the trustees
of .Cooper Union. Carnegie made the
offer to found the day school aud the
trustees of the institution at a reoeut
meeting accepted it. Iu his letter to
Hewitt Carnegie said: i "As a humble
follower of Peter Cooper, among the
first of our disciples of the true gosiiel
of wealth. It would be a rare satisfac-
f action indeed for nie to be allowed to
feel that I had contributed . the last
stone, as it were, to the cairu of his
Chicago physicians expect influenza
to appear in this country soou.
For the first time in many years the
Mississippi river is frozen over at St.
Louis. ' '
Kmeror William has conferred the
title of prince on Count von Luleu-
burg. the Germau am'oassador at Vi
enna. fhe sixth annual poultry and pot
stock show of the St. Louis Fanciers'
association has otieued iu the exposi
President Itoca. of Argentina. Sun
day night entertained - i:ear Admiral
Schley iu his private t residence at
Buenos Ayres. ,
William Ellis, wife and two children.
were nurnoti to death iu their home
near liarboursville, t . a., early
The Klondike output for tlie year
lS's.i was: Gold. lt;.ll0.129: silver.
S11-I.017. California produced In lS'.)!i
gold to tlie amount of 15.imo.roO and
lames W. Poletler. of Marysvllle,
Mo., committed suicide at Chicago be
cause uis money ana oaggage chocks
were stolon as he was on- his way to
Norfolk, Vs., to marry.
Hammond's Advice to a Friend.
Wabash. Ind.. Jau. 2. Augustus .
Hammond, formerly of this city, now
of Perry. O. T.. lias brought suit for
divorce against his wife, who resides
here. He alleges that Mrs. Hammond
has treated him with marked cruelty.
even resorting to personal violence. In
a letter Hammond advises a friend
never to marry a red-headed woman.
Rellly Handily Wins I'nm Holcomb.
Detroit. Jan. 2. 51. J. Roilly. the
amateur 12Ti-pound champion wrestler
of America, joined the professional
ranks yesterday when 'he met Jack
Holcomh. of Grand Bapfds. Holeonib.
a 140-iHund man. agreed to throw!
Roilly three times in eighty minutes.
but Beilly won two out of three falls!
and tho match in forty-nine minutes.
riayirjr loot-Boiler Polo.
Muncie. Ind.. Jan. 2. In the first of I
a series of dree foot-roller polo games
ltetween Muncie and Bacine. is.,
Muncie won by the score of 4 to 1. The
teams are playin ga series to decide a I
200 wager and championship of the
west. Throe games at Jtaclne resulted
as follows: Nothing to 0; Racine 0,
Muncie 1, and 2 to 2.
Irishmen Preparing for War.
New Y'ork. Jan. 2. A special to The
Times from Burlington. Vi says: "It
Is retKtrted that the' FesUns are en-1
gaged in storing large -quantities of
dynamite, lyddite ammunition and sup
plies In a few -telee-sK. repositories In
remote district in Vermont and Maine
near the Canadian boundary line."
IS EASY FOR THE KID.
McCoy Has No. Trouble in Whip.
WINS IN THE IITTH BOUND.
Hooaler Has tho Beat of It Most of the
ltattle, Although the Old Timer Brace
Cp In the Fourth and Make a Good
Showing Record's of the Men In the
'w Tear Go.
RECORD OF THE MEN.
McCoy's real name is Charles Selbv.
aod he was born Oct 13, 1S73. in Hush
co ntv. Ind. He is 5 feet. 10 inches in
heigbi. His principal fights have been:
Defeated Joetioddard. 5 rounds: Gus
Kuhlln. i( rounds: Dan CTeedon. 15
rounds: Australian HUlv Smith. 2
rounds: Jim Hall. 6 rounds: Dick O'Biien.
10 rounds: Mysterious Ui'l Smith. 0
rounds: Tommv Kvun. 15 rounds: Al
hoberts, 5 rounds: Jim Scuilv. rounds:
Joe Hurbe. 2 rounds: Kid McCarthy. 3
rounds; Jim Dieksou. 5 rounds; Hilly
Harlow. 6 rounds: Billy Slift, 11 rounds.
Diaw with Herbert 1 Hall, 8 rounds:
Ike Uuone, round-.: George Bennett.
S rounds: Jim Harrow. 10 rounds; 1
Koberts. lo rounds: Dick O'Brien, x'5
rounds; Tommy Kyan, 5 rounds.
Defeated by Tom Sharkev, n rounds:
by Ted White. 10 rounds: by Hilly Sier-r-rs.
i round: by Jack McCoruiiek. t
Peter Maher was born in Galway. Ire
land. Marco. 1. I8tis, and is 5 leet 1 1 'x
inches in height. He hei;an Utshtii!? ia
Ireland in isss. He defeated Martin
O'Hara. 2 rounds: Tiin O Doherty. 3
rounds: Robert Hair. 4 rounds: John
Seenan.5 rounds: AlUowman, 6 rounds:
Gus Lambert. 1 round. H arrived la
New York in 1891. He defeated -liuo-bles"
Davis.4 rounds: Jim Daly. 1 round:
Jack Fallon. 2 rounds; Jack Smith t
round: bailor Ilrown. 1 round: Joe God
frey. 1 round; Val Flood. 4 rounds: Joe
. McAuliiTe, 4 rounds Ueonre Godfrey. 6
rounds: Peter Courtney, 3 rounds: Jim
Hall, 6 rounds: sieve O'Honnrli, t
round: Joe (Jboynski, G rounds: Tom
Sharkey, 7 rounds.
He was knocked out by Bob Fitzsim
mons in New Orleans id 1892 ia the 12 b
round He was also knocked out
by Joe Goddaid in the third roi:nd at
the Coney Island club In 1S95 be was
knocked out by Fit.-Ummons in Mexico
in one rounu. in ivnts he was ku.ckea
out by Joe Goddard at Philadelphia ia
one round In 1S99 he was knocked out
by Charley Steventon at Philadelphia
iu the vecond round, and May 2 of the
same year fought a iVrouud draw in
New York with GusRuhun.
r.'ew Y'ork. Jan. . 2. "Kid" McCoy
agaiu piaceu himself in the champion
ship class by defeating Peter Maher in
a brisk, well-fought battle of five
rounds before the Coney Island Ath
letic club yestenlay afternoon. The
tight was scheduled to last twenty-five
rounds, and the purse was to have
been $20,000. but the attendance was
Hot as large as had hoeu expected, aud
before" the fight was begun the princi
pals agreed that the winner should
receive tlie gross gate receipts. Both
men were apparently in perfect con
dition and both wore received on their
appearance with loud applause. The
Kid made trouble al the outset bv'
THE -LONDON I
Twenty Per Cent Discount
One fifth off of any winter Overcoat,
Ulster and Reefer in the house. This
includes mens, boys' and children's
garments. No goods on this sale sold
FOR SPOT CASH ONLY.
THE LONDON I
insisting on wta'riug "a pair of' old
gloves, but the referee. White, was ob
durate and McCoy gave iu.
McCoy knocked Maher down in the
first round, the round was all Mc
Coy's in spite of the fact that Mahe
rushed him once to his McCoys cor
uer. the Kid cleverly getting awav
Iu the second round the Kid mixed up
with Peter aud got the worst of it
but then stepped back aud sent Peter
to his kuees with oue on the jaw. Th
gong was highly welcome to Maher.
In the third round Fete rushed the Kid
to the ropes, but got nothing for hi
trouble ex-ept a left on the jaw hi
own jaw. After that McCoy hit
Maher when and where he pleased for
the balance of the round.
The Round That Settled It.
tne ronrtu round was sra tier's, tie
got in a hard one on the Kid's face
and in the following mix-up came on
f ren. .lust as tue round closed he hit
the Kid another bad oue in the face.
u ueu me mill rounti oegau it was
plain that the Kid was wary, having
taKou nis iourtu round lesson to heart
Still Peter got a few hard ones at tho
start. Ihen McCoy landed left aud
right on the jaw. Peter wavered and
McCoy sent another right which fell a
bit short, and then dropping his left
to the body tried a right swiug. and as
Peter . side-stepped the Kid, met him
KID" M COY.
witn a run swinging left which' land
ed ou the point of the iaw and tho
Irishman went down. restin:r on his
right elbow, and was 'counted out in
this position. It was a terrific blow.
and lauding right on the mark, an ox
could scarcely have withstood its
Too Tioions tortile l'oiice.
Toledo. O., Jan. 2. Barney Fnrey.
of Cincinnati, aud Charles Bates, of
Elkhart. Ind., welterweights, were to
have fought ten rounds before the East
Side Athletic club yesterday afternoou.
The first round was so vicious that the
police stopped the tight. Fnrey had the
best of it. but no decision was made.
No Indictment Aeuiust GaMiner.
Concord. X. II.. Jan. 2. The grand
jury reiiortod to Judge Aldrloh yester
day uo indictment was foaind against
Senator Gallinger. charged with violat
ing the civil service laws in soliciting
subscriptions for campaign purposes
from federal officeholders.
To Core a Cold In One Day,
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money if . it
fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signa
ture is on each box. 25 cents.
Papal Delegate to Investigate
. Friar Abuses in
THE GOVERNMENT IN GUAM.
Naval Governor Learv
Manila. Jan. 2 Archbishop Chan-
pelle, papal delegate to the Philip
pines, arrived from San Francisco to-
lay, and will take up the questions
rrowing out of the alleged abuses
committed by the Friars.
Spanish Priests Oat or Goaui.
A: naval officer who arrived from
luani. brings the proclamation issued
by Capt. Le iry. naval governor of the.
island, decreeing absolute abolition cf
slavery or paon.ige after Feb. 22.
Leary also deported ail Spanish
priests, for reasons he considered suf
ficient. WATER IN DRAINAGE DITCH.
Chicago's Canal to the Mississippi Rlvar Is
Chicago, Jan. 2 The water was
turned into Chicairo's exeat new
rain age canal at i) this morninr.
At the hour mentioned a 15-foot wall
of earth separating the collateral
channel from the canal, a small por
tion of which was removed last night,
was completely cut away by a steam
renge, ana water bejr&n llowincr into
the channel which forms the caunecL-
ng link to carry a portion of the
waters of Lake Michigan into the
AMERICAN STATUE IN PARIS.
Location of Washington Kqoestrlan Mon
Paris, Jan. 2. The city council has
chosen the site for the equestrian
statue of Washington. It is at t he in -tersection
of avenue Diena and ave
nue Du Troeadero. It is a line
site in the midst of the American
quarter, with tbe places of Du Troea
dero, Palaise Da Troeadero, Arc Do
Triomphe and Champs Elysees close
Villages Destroyed by an Earthquake.
St. Petersburg, Jan. 2 An earth.
quake destroyed 10 villages in Aich
alkelak, district of Till is.