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VOIi. XL.VIIT NO. 7l
ROCK ISLAND, ILL., FRIDAY, JANUARY 12. 1900.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
Says He's Arrived on South
Bank of Tugela
A SEIZED PAGIETR'S DRIFT
More of the British Losses
in the Ladysmith
London, Jan. 12. Gen. IJuller ci
ble. dated Springfield, J:20 last even
ing: '! occupied south bank of Tu
gela river at Pogieter's Drift this
morning anil seized this point. Hiver
in Ih.od. Enemy stroDgly entrenched
four and a baJf miles north.
London, Jan. 12. Apart from the
delinite nej that Buller had cjm
menced a second attempt to cross the
Tugela. river, the only official news
this inorninsr u the list of carnalities
among the I'ritish ollicers in tbe tight
at Ladysmith Jan. t. phoning 13
killed and 27 wounded.
Ior.don. Jan. 12. The war ollie
announces the British casualties at
Ladvsmith Jan 6 among the rank and
li!e were 12J5 killed and 212 wounded
I'.IKII AMKNT CAI.1.KO.
Krltlkh I r(
for JaV :;i.
tire tn Mfrl Again on tlin
le I'resrot Mouth.
12. Tin- iiiirr1.! h i ;
meeting of :i rli.t men
London. .Ian t-'. Tin- Standard ha
the following d. rat-h. dated Monday,
from 1 'ii'iT 4 'amp: "Our patrols have
scan bed both Hanks of tin- P.oer po.-i-tioii.
They found a large camp live
miles east of 'olonso. ovilcuily in an
ticipalion of a Pritish attempt at :
Tin Iaily Mail say: "V loam
that in the attack on I.adysmit h last
Saturday. Jan. ;. liic Hritish losses
were 14 officers, i'.l woi.nlcd and over
Htm iioh-commissjoiicil ollicers and men
Lilbsl u uiiinl 'il.
I'Fcnty uf I'oud at l.nd.i umitli.
"The Poor losses, we hear, mv e-iil-inated
at Iwtweoti ::.ikio ami :j.(nm.
A dispatch i,) The I lady Mall from
Picterinarltzbiirg. dated .Ian. s. says:
"Private advices from Ladysmith
dated .Ian. 2 say that rations of bread
ti in I meat are plentiful, and the gar
rison had not tlieil toiicheil tlie 'bully'
lieef mid liisciiit supplies. Luxuries
arc scarce in Ladysmith. but the hos
pitals iiic well supplied witli milk and
llie horses are in good condition.
(rrmany I'rjilmlilv stiliid.
IJerlin. Jan. 12. It Is assorted that
1hf German cruiser Schwalbe and
I'ondor. which were orderHl to Iola
goa bay. have leen instructed to pro-v-d
ro Cape Town. This indicates a
IM-Iief in Herman olticial circles that
the contraband controversy will lie
London. .Ian. 12. The Standard, in
an eilitorial upon tlie government's re
ply to t'hoate and fount von Ittulnw.
says: "We shall be lunch surprised if
the Hritish government's detinition of
interval iotial law as applied to tic
carriage of foodstuffs fails to t'md ac
ceptance at Washington and Iterlin."
Waiting Ihr Arritul nl Koberts.
London. .Ian. 12. The t'ape Town
correspondent of The Iaily Mail, tele
graphing Monday, says: "The vac
goaril of the Sixth division is waiting
at Table Hay until the arrival of Lord
Ilolierts. H. M. S. Fearless seized the
bark Maria I... which arrived at Tort
KIizal-th Saturday from the Argen
tine with sulphur."
WHAT TIIKY SAID !' Mti l'.M N.
They ar of AI-tluirn. AYhu A ppiimutlv I,
Nnttnii.vjit Any Kntr,
w York. .Ian. 12. History repeats
Itself, they say. A Ions in the tin's, dur
ins the war tf the rebellion, the news
makers uod to declare tJrant a sol and
Sherman a lunatic. So it sectns. now.
that the llritish ollicei- in SoiitU Af
rica 'mut "come under the tod'" of
the critical social. A special tu The
Trjbime from London yesterday moiti
lis said that "on tlu highest autliori
ty" he was enabled to state that ilcii
eral M.-thueii has In-en re:tllI to
Kt'shuid. and iutimatins verv bioidiv
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum hating powders arc the greatest
nMiutocn to hca!lfr of the present day.
tn.1t ftjp recall 'was because Mcthuta
was a lunatic.
If that is the -ast tlierc is much
more reason than ever to criticise the
lirltish cabinet, for like the Washing
ton government in the Ws.the "crazy
general is uot re-alled. and the Jtrit
ish gov'rnment has taken the trouble
to as stated in a press dispatch from
London "deny the report publishei
In the United States that General
Methueu has been recalled."
French Loyal to tlie Kmpir.-.
St. Paul. Minn.. Jan. 12. A Winnl
M-g special to The IHspatch says
1 tie mounted jMiiice lor South Africa
had a great send-off at Itegiua WedneS'
day night. Lieutenant Governor Forget
who is :r l'rcncli-( 'anailian. said the
men of his race were as loyal to the
queen as those lorn at the foot of the
throne. The men leave on Moudav
OTIS ON THE CAMPAIGN
SyOnrMen Are Sweeping Thing Kight
and Left In the Philippines.
Washington, Jan. 12. Otis cables
an account of the progress of the cam
paign to the south of Manila since the
opening ot tne year, it snows our
men are driving the rebels in everr
direction, scattering them with heavy
losses in killed, wounded, prisoners
and ordnance, while our casualties are
BOY GUILTY OF MURDER.
uecenerate of lo t ears ho Killnl 11 H
IlkVrnr Old C'oixiii.
Anthoiiv. Kans., .Ian. 12. Guilty of
nmrde;- in tlie tirst degree was the ver
di-t rendered yesterday in the case, of
loliu Kornstett. the 1"-y ear-old loy
who has Im-cu on trial here for the mur
der of his cousin. Nora Kornstett. a ltt-
vear-old girl. In June last the child
went to a lield where Kornstett was
plowing, and was not seen again until
two iliirs later, when she was lound
ill an abandoned well.
Site was taken out unconscious and
died within a few hours. When ar
rested the vouth admitted having
thrown tin child into the well after
having brutally attacked her.
Iilshop Kadeuiacher Dead.
Fort Wavne. Iod.. Jan. 12 Right
Kev. Joseph Kademacher, Roman
'aiho'ii; Id-h p of Fort Wayne, died.
today after a protracted illness.
Spotted Tail llrml.
Pari-j. Jan. 12. Siiotle I Tail, the
fatuous Sioux chief, who has been ex
hibiting here, died of heart disease
vestcrdav, aged fS3.
Several iho:ianJ people saw the
atnres of Kev. .McGiynii at the fu
neral obsequies 111 ms old pailsn
church. St. rtphrn!. New--VUrl- -
Julia Morrison, who killed Stage
Manager I.eideiiheniier at "hattanooga
ft vear. the murder taking place be
ll. nd the scenes in the theater, was ac-
Hiitted by a jury at Chattanooga amid
tlie cheers of the crowd present iu
Colonel A. D. Hope died nt Uoselle,
N. J. Colonel Hope, who was s:j years
Id. had charge of the first train t
ary troop.-i during the civil ar to
William Klatz. years rtd. a--i-
lentally shot and killed I'red Schultz.
aged 14. in front of the hitter's home
Keports from Pasadena. Cal.. are t
(In- effect that Phillip I. Armour
would make his home there, but this
denied in Chicago.
Michael J. Sampson, a Chicago eni
ez.ler. has sailed from Liverpool in
iistody of officers.
Ii.ivid Mann and Jerry Trnmbly
were held at Chicago to tlie grand jury
it the coroner's inquest, charged wiih
killing of Koger O'P.rien. who was on1
f a mob attacking Maun and Trum-
1'he Astors are going to raise the
groiiud rents on their New York prop-
Commander 1. I'.. Given, of the
Montgoinei v. Admiral Schley s flag-
t-hip. committed suicide at Moutcvido.
He was born in Indiana.
't-atii oi an iia iiun r -now .
Ies Moines. Ia.. Jan. 12. William
Mtisson. one of the leading Odd Fel
lows of Iowa, died instantlv of heart
failure yesterday at his home. He was
the founder of the Iowa Odd Fellows
iinnuity insurance. Wednesday the an
nual election of tlie sicietv was heffl
tld he was deMsed as president. Grief
as a result or his failure to secure a se
lection is given as the ruase of death.
AllCrlil peak for Fusion.
Huron. S. I.. Jan. 12. Kx-Govcrnor
. It geld deliveivd the tirst uf five
ie"ches in South Makuta in tin in-
erests of the Fusion party to a large
athering here last night. He spoke for
lovirlv twohours'disenssing gold stand-
in 1 and government ownership. He de-
la red that the war in Luzon is carried
on only by the right of conquest and
nrJl-Knnirn Female I ) ix-tor Dead.
rostoti. Jan. 12. Ir. LTizalicth .1.
'rench. c-f Philadelphia, one of the
liest known wono n physicians in th
onntry. da-d at her daughter's home
Kite in a Minneota Tow n.
Iiassel. Minn.. Jan. 12. Fire last
gh; lestroyed the principal business
section here entailing a loss or mer
ii.titiO. ai!l inclutlieg the postettice.
"I calletl in." h;iid the rffy little
tufin. "to say that your story alout the
tire ne.t door to me yesterday was all
"All wrong?" asked the editor.
"Yes. fcir! Why. hang it. sir. 1 spell
my name with two s's, and I make
oap. not shoe blacking." Philadelphia
Ten thousand" wnares ot ninuam
Gas bought at Sti and sold at 14'J netted
KusseU Sage over $1,0W,0U0. .
Further Testimony to Prove That
Her Last Senatorial Toga
THREE KE17 WITNESSES IN COTJET.
One of Them Show the Veritable :;o.OOO
In ah That Has Figured In the t'aae
Otli-r Tell of Bis Money That Wa OT-f-rd
for Voten I'ettisrew Makes a
Jlat'ier St-nsational Anti - Kpanioi
iipi-erh Case uf the British Seizures .'
Washington. Jan. 12. Further evi
dence against Senator Clark, of Mon
tana, was heard by the investigating
Iwoor three witnesses testihed to
Clark's agents having offered large
urns of money for legislative votes
lor Clark lor senator.
Washington. Jan. 12. More prog-
ress was made
yesterday in the seua
investigation case of
of Montana, than on
any previous day of the sittings of the
senate committee on privileges and
elections in this case. Whiteside con
eluded his testimony, and three other
witnesses. State Treasurer Collins.
tate Senator W. A. Clark, of Madison
county, a namesake but not a relative
of the senator, and Fred W. Cowan, a
railroad conductor residing ai Mi
soulii. the home of Siieaker Stiff, of the
llontaua house of representatives,
were heard. Collins" statement re
lated to the depositing of the $:;o.ni0
In $!o.iiim bills turned over to the leg
islative investigating committee by
Whiteside and by that committee de
posited with the treasurer. Collins ex
hibited this money.
Clark Namesake and C'owan.
Senator Clark's namesake detailed
the particulars of his acceptance uf
$o.imim from Wellcome, said to be one
of Clark's managers, on the under
standing that he was to vote for Clark
for the senate. I he witness said he
had only accepted the money for th
purpose of excising the proceeding.
owan s connection with the proceed
ings were con lined to a visit to He
lena at the rooiiost of I'.ickford. one
of Senator Clark's friends. with the
hope that he could influence the voti
of Six-aker Stiff. He said that Mr
l:icktord had told him that Mr. Clark
would pay Stiff SI.I.immi to refrain from
voting, but that the proposition was
withdrawn and wasnever presented by
him to Stiff.
W. A. Clark testilied that Wellcome
said to him: "We want you with us.
and we want you hard." adding, "we
are going to get the votes necessary
to elect our man. and if we don't get
them one way we will get them an
I asked Wellcome what there was
in it." the witness continued, "and he
replied: 'There's .1iiimni for von. pro
vided yon comply with the condition.
the condition being 'hat I vote lor
lark as long as required."
Asked for Time to See lurk.
Cowan's lestiniony was to the ef
fect that W". I-:. Kick lord asked him to
ecure for Clark the support of Speak
r Stiff, of the Montana house of rep
resentatives. 1 he witness testified that
I'.ickford had said that up to that
time the 14th of January last-Vthcy
had iM'eti unable to secure Stiff's sup-
nirt for Clark. 'and that I hey were
willing to pay jKI.I.imni for that support.
The witness had suggested -.hat as
Stiff was committed to Conrad the of
fer of sIo.ihmi should be made to him
to simply stay away when the vote
was readied, not casting any vote tor
candidate for the senate. Itickford
had asked for time to see Clark, and
when tliev had next
met had told him
be paid if StilT
voting, and that
that sa."i.iMNl would
would refrain from
SI.ihni would be given lo him for his
services. loiter Kiekford had said that
Clark liad become apprehensive that
StilT would not stand by the bargain
l in I had called the deal off.
MIT II slKAKINt. IN TH K MA.VTE.
I'hilippine Islaudn Again tile Snhject of
an Kxtended Keliat
Washington. Jan. 12. A spirited
ind at times sensational debate was
precipitat.-d Ml the senate yesterday
u the Philippine question, the ba-i.s
for the speochinaking licing a resolu
tion of inquiry offered several days
o by Pettigrew to which substitute
were proposed. Pettigrew a It kid the
iiluiinistrai ion's policy in the Philip
pines aud also oiade startling charges
ainst those who were supiKirting the
:dn:inistratio!i. He declared that a
systematic effort was being made to
iivvctit accurate information from
-caching the jM-ople of the I'uited
States, and that it was a political
scheme to further the candidacy of Mc-
Kinley for renomiuatiou and re-elec
"If." said the senator. "1 were a
Fillipiuo 1 would fight until I was gray
jaitist the unholy aggression of the
I'uited States. If this country is wrong
thN eountrv could take no grander
Htsition lie fore I he nations of the
world that to admit that it is wrong."
Then he "took a whack" at P.ritish ag-
resinn ami tlie time to take up the
financial bill shut off further deliate.
Hoar had offered a resolution calling
for Philippine information as well as
Pettigrew. and Lodge offered an
uicndment to Hoar's resolution wid-
ning its scope very greatly. He said
his desire for all information ci-m-eni-ing
the insurrection was great. It had
ecn stated, he said, that there was
danger of an uprisinz in Manila by tiie
Filipinos, with the object or murdering
Americans and all foreigner. It had
len "stated also that Filipinos had
threatened to throw Ininihs into the
funeral procession of General Law ton.
He wanted information uiu these
points a well as iqvou others. He wanted
to know what information the govern
ment ossessed as to reprisals placed
upon other tribes by Agtiinaldo aud
the Tagalo. He wanted especially to
v?o- how the Fjiininoa bad. treated?
.ThiericiTTi and Spanish prisoners: there
being wide divergence of information
upon that point.
It was a matter, too. of common re
port that the anti-imperialistic league
had leen urging our soldiers to oppose
the war. This work. Inlge thought,
had had little effect liecause of the in
significance of the persons engaged in
it. Little attention had leen paid by
the rovernnieiit to this treasonable ac
tion. "because." said1 Lodge, "no sens!
Me man wants to convert a bore into si
martvr. even though the bore be
Lodge wauted to table all the reso
unions, except iioar s as amended ty
him iLoJgei and adoot the latter, but
Pettigrew objected. He wanted siwcitio
information, he said, and his resolution
asked for it. The end of it was that
nothing was done with any of the reso-
lutioi.'s and they lie on the table.
TKIST Ol' EST ION COMES IP.
A 11 -II Wants the Subject Injected Into the
Kit; u res of the ensu.
Washington. Jau. 12. While the
senate yesterday was discussing the
census Allen of Nj-bi'aska proposed an
amendment providing for the colloo-
tiuii of statistics relating to trusts. It
was defeated by a viva voce vote.
Allen demanded the yeas and uays
and wanted to know of Carter if he
proposed to deny this information to
the people. Carter replied that the
amendment was simply a proposition
that a -S! a day enumerator or a .S"d0
clerk should determine what institu
tions in an official document are ciiiu
He held that tl"te institutions were
entitled to their day iu court. "If
these institutions are .trusts." he said.
"if they are in viokiilou of law. they
are entitled to lie heard before the
laws of the country . f hall be applied to
Allen declared that the effort to pre
vent the gathering of information ri
garding trusts was a sciteme to side
track lit in. "Tliere is some hidden
power, it seems." he siiid. "in congress
respecting this matter." He said
there was a disposition among sena
tor to say: "The public be damned.
and he had no idea there was any in
tention to gather information regard
AK OF TIIE BKlTlslI SEIl ICES.
Official Statement of What the Salisbury
tiovemnent Has Conceded.
Washington. Jan. 12. The following
olticial statement was given out by the
state department yesterday: "A tele
gram lias been received from Ambas
sador Choate reporting an interview
had by him with the Marquis Salis
bury on the afternoon of the loth
instant in regard to the American
shipments of flour and provision ou
the detained P.ritish steamers Ueatrice
and Mashoua. and tile lMitcn steamer
"Theltritish posit ioti as to foodstuffs
and hostile destination is that they
en onlv be consider! contraband of
war if supplied for the enemy's forces,
it not being sufficient that they are
capable of being so used, but it must
be shown that this was their destina
tion at the time of seizure. This quali
fication virtually concedes the Aineri-
m contention that the goods were not
subject to seizure and practically dis
avows the seizure, it not being claimed
that there is any evidence of hostile
Senate Proceedings Itrlefed.
Washington. Jan. 12. Three resolu
tions asking for Philippine informa
tion now lie on the senate table Pet-
ligrew's. Hoar's and . Lodge's, the lat-
eer lieing ail emoracing. ivttigrev
made a long spoi-ch denouncing impe-
i:llism yesterday, ami Stewart spoke
against the financial lull. Spooiier in
troduced a resolution putting the Phil
ippine government into the president's
hands until congress- acts. A bill to
confer more powers on the census
director was passed. 'and a bill in
creasing the cost of tlie Indianapolis
public building. An executive session
was held. Adiourned to Monday.
The house was not in session yes
Ievey on the Capture of Manila.
Washington. .Tan. 12. Kesponding
to the senates resolution of inquiry.
Secretary Long yesterday sent to the
senate a copy of Admiral Dewey's
report troin Hong !ng dated March
:;i. is:s. relative to rbje capture of Ma
nila. With reference to the job of
taking Manila the admiral wrote: "I
believe 1 am not over-confident in stat
ing that with the squadron now under
my command the vessels could be
taken and the defences at Manila re-
lueed in one day. There i every rea
son to believe that with Manila taken,
or even blockaded, the rest of tlie isl
ands would fall either to the insur
gents or ourselves."
'resident tu fiovcrti the Island.
Washington. Jau. 12. SjKiotier yes
terday introduced ju the senate the
following resolution: "That when all
insurrection against the authority and
sovereignty of the I'uited States in the
Philippine islands shall have la-en
completely su pressed civil and
judicial powers necessary to govern
the said island shall until otherwise.
provided by -ongress be vested in such
jmtsoiis and shall bo exercised in such
manner a the president of the Uuit
d States shall dirif t."
Roberts Omniitt'-e Is Still Apnrt.
Washington. Jan. 12. The Huberts
investigating committee held a pro-
traded executive session yesterdav iu
hoie uf reaching a -ouchislon. but so
many legal questions were discussed
that a final result was uot reached, nor
my vote taken indicating the standing
f the .-omiiiitte.
Killing in s Bankruptcy Case.
lies Moines. la.. Jan. 12. In the
bankruptcy case of Mrs. F. M. Pope, of
Ies Moines, yesterday Judge Sniras
held that the property of wives who
have lieen deserted bv their husband.
or who have secured divorces for cruel
:ud inhuman treatment or the like, is
xetnpt under the present bankrupti-
Law. it they are beads ot families: and
that temporary departure from home.
Mead, with the purof cf returning
and occupying it " later, doe--, not
nullify the right to t-ie iioucotead
property. . ! V 1. .
CAUSE OF HIS DEATH,
A Chemist Will Try to Decide
A MYSTERY AT BLGOMINGTON.
Traveling Men's Protective Association
Pushing Investigation Result of Au
topsy Not Satisfactory Cook County
Politicians Expected Gov. Tauuer's lat
I'iootningfon. 111.." Jan. 12. A sec
ond exhumation of the remain of
Vanatta. the traveling man who died
recently in Chicago, and was burled
in l'.looiiiingtou. was made Tuesday
and the stomach was removed ami
given to F. 1. Harbor, professor of
chemistry at the State Normal uni
versity, at Normal, for analysis. The
fact that embalming fluid was used
iqxin Vanatta's body complicates the
Vrobleiu which is before the chemist.
I'he body was exhumed last week and
fill autopsy held for the purpose of
ascertaining the cause of the death.
The coroner's jury who witnessed
the autopsy rendered a verdict that
death resulted from perforation of the
stomach, resulting from chronic ulcer
ation or corrosive poisoning. The re
sult of the autopsy was not satisfac
tory to the Traveling Men'- Protective
association, of Chicago, who brought
it about, and in which association Va
natta was insured for .So.ihhi. The
I'loomington doctors who performed
the autopsy were of the opinion that
death was caused by ulceration of the
stomach, but testified that death might
have been caused by corrosive poison.
WHAT THEY WEItE EXPEC'TINIJ.
Cook County I'oliticiuu Were l.ooklnc
furOovernor Tanner's Move.
Chicago. Jan. !2. The definite an
nouncement from Springfield that Gov
ernor Tanner is a candidate for I'uited
States senator and intends to try to
lay Shelby M. Cullom on the shelf
cyused little surprise among Cook
county Republican politicians. The
opinion now prevails that the Tanner
and Cullom forces are lined up for a
light to the finish.
The fact that Cullom's lost political
friends have been working for Repre
sentative Reeves' guberna t ioua 1 can
didacy has been sutticiciit to convince
most observers that serious trouble
was brewing bet ween the governor and
the senator, especially when Tatiner
was opposing Reeves at every turn of
"Water-Power if the lrainaxe uiiul.
Chicago. Jan. 12. Terms for the
ease of the water-power of the drain
age canal were argreed upon vestcrdav
at a conference held in the office of
Trustee Jones in the Taeonia building.
The city is to have the use of the wat-
r power for a period of seventy-live
years, with the understanding that If is
lo be used for muiicipal purposes only.
The city is to pay S I per year for horse
power used, and measurements are to
be made at the water-wheel at Lock
port. The power will be used to light
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.
TEe streets and opera re rue water
Smallpox at Shawneetow n.
Springfield. Ills.. Jan. 12. Several
cases of stuallK)x were retorted to the
state board of health yesterday morn
ing from Shawneetown and Hliss
tield township. Jefferson county. The
secretary uf the board reported that
over ."ioti cases of smallpox had !eeii re
ported during the quarter. The dis
ease was found in seventeen counties.
The secretary asorilied the wide spread
of the disease to tlie fact that the
malady was diagnosed as chickenpox.
It is thought the epidemic is now
Horse Commit Suicide.
Chicago. Jan. 12. "IMck," an iron
gray horse owned by Officer . I no. Finu.
of the Chicago avenue station, commit
ted suicide iu its stall Wednesday
night. The animal tore tlie flesh off it
breast with its teeth and theu bled to
deith. Just what the cause for the
act was a mystery to the owner.
"IMck" had Hot Ix-ell well for several
days and h is the general belief that
tiie auimal became iusauc.
Illinois Poultry sliou.
tjincy .His.. Jan. 12. The sixth an
nual nieetiug ami exhibition of Illinois
Poultry and Pet Slock association is
open here with about 2oO different ex
hibitors. It is the largest show the as
sociation lifts had. The sessions and
exposition continue all the week
REACHING A SETTLEMENT.
American and French nnboats Reported
to He So Doing at Santo Uomiugo.
Santo Domingo, Jan. 12. The
United States gunboat Macbias and
one more French warship have arrived
here. The French admiral had a con
ference with the government. It is
rumored the diHijulty is being settled
Elevated M ilw'nuker- lilvnjjK Itoud.
Milwaukee, Jan. 12. An elevated
electric railroad between Milwaukee
and Chicago seems probable iu the not
far distant future. It the road is built
it will be on plans covering; the patents
of L. F. Cook, of elevated electric rail
road fame. A number of Milwaukee
business men have become interested
and have agreed to bear the expense
of the construction of one mile of the
road, the contracts for which are ex
pected to be let iu a few days. Mr.
Cook claims for his system a speed of
from to loo miles per hour.
Defendant of llenedit t Arnold.
McConiicllsville. O.. Jan. 12. Alonzo
Jones, aged S7. a great grand-son of
P.cnedict Arnold, of revolutionary
fame, died Wednesday night. He was
one of the best kuown and most highly
respected farmers in the county.
Crime Willi no Ktioun Keasou.
Spencer. Neb. Jan. 12. M. Jacoby
sluit and instantly killed Milton Nelson
;t the home of the latter yesterday ami
then killed himself. There is no kuown
ause for tlie crime.
To Cure a Cold In One Day.
Take Laxative BroruoQuinineTablets.
All druggists refund the money if it
fails to cure. E. V. ('rove's signa
ture is on each box. 25 cents.
Subscribe for The Akots.
The Fate of a Steamer
Ashore at St.
NO HOPE FOR PASSENGERS.
Belief That All on
St. Johns, N. ., Jan. 12. Related
reports from St. Marys say the steam
er ashore there is a complete wreck.
Only three survivors were visible at
nightfall. Some bodies are visible iu
the surf. The ship is ou lire all.
There is no hope that the lives of any
on board can be saved.
tin a Iteef.
St. ,1'ohTis. .'d.. Jau. 12.' A large
steamer, believed to be a passenger
ship whose name cannot yet 1m- ascer
tained, has lieen wrecked ou a reef In
St. Mary's Hay, about live miles from
shore. Tbj vessel, which lies Willi
her head low iu the water, is ou tire
aft. Several persons have been
washed off the deck during yesterday.
Just before nightfall others were de
scried iu the rigging. It was feared
that these would perish lie fore day
break. At this writing it is Impossible
to secure any further particulars, nor
can any be obtained before kouio time,
CLOSE CALL TO BIG FIRE.
Colorado Springs Visited by 160.0ml
Colorado Springs. Col., Jan. 12.
The entire business portion of the
city is threatened by lire which broko
out nt 1 this morning. The flames
spread rapidly, but were controlled
after three buildings were destroyed.
The loss is f 150.000.
BURGLARS' BIG LIFT.
Ciet 9IS.OOO In an Indiana Hank Roll,
Owcnsvillc. Ind., Jan. 12. Tlio
safe in the McGinnis bank was blown
open last night. It is reported that
$15,000 was taken. The burglars es
caped. Nicaragua Canal Hill Passes.
. Washington, Jan. 12. The canal
bill, substantially the same as re
ported by the committee in the last
congress, passed. It appropriates
140,000,000 for the work.