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VOL. Li. NO. 'J.
SOCK ISLAND. tLIi., FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 123. 1900.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
People of Marseilles Go Wild
With Enthusiasm Over
HE RECEIVES GREAT OVATION.
Outburst of Anti-Jiritish Peel
ing Takes Place No
Marseilles, Nov. 23. Kruger, tc
orapanied by the Boer representa
tives, left here at 11:20 this morning,
amidst the cheering of a large crowd.
The party arrives at Dijon this even
ing. There wa3 no disagreeable inci
dent at the departure.
Marseilles. Nov. 2.'5. Yesterday
proved a triumph for Paul Kruger such
u cv( ii the Boer delegates a:'d his
most ardent admirers fabd to au
t.cipato. Tie delirium of enthusiasm
which in .i T ki i 1 every step of his prog
ress from the time he 1 : 1 1 1 tl 1 until the
hotel Was lc;l( llf-l was a re Vela t ioll
veil to in i -; !. of Marseilles tliom
ilves. I; lolly eiuallcd. if it did nut
mrpass. the frantic demonstration of
patriotism with which iTaluv opened
her :u ins t' M:i.jir Maichand at Toulon
on 1 1 i - return from I'.isliot'.u. Noth
ing fan minimi. the spontaneous ex
plosion of ciitiiiifiir displayed toward
lini'-r J y tin- entire i iiiil.tioii of l lie
li:-t i r: and om of the largest cities
f Frame. The Hn'-r h :oie r announced
to t world that tin- Boers would Im
a free people or die. ami 1 1 1 faces of
the nicii about him Fischer. W'-ssels,
llrobh-r and the other llnPr represen
tatives liore tin look of fearless i!p
terminat ion retioo ting tin spirit tint
Kruger declared animated t it iy man,
woman and child in the Transvaal.
Oullmnh Agaliikt tin- Iiritlsh.
An unfortunate occurram e at the ho
tel on t ii- in.) in boulevard a lone m. 1 1 red
tho i liara' t'-r of tlr dcujoust rat ions,
v.hiili up to tii.lt Iil :n "Ii t liad boeii
unanimously and exclusively a tribute
i'f sympathy ami iidniiratioii; Vive
Kruger." "Vive bs Boers." .Miid "Vivo
l:i l.itwrtt." were the erle that formrd
ii hurricane of beet big and swi'it over
ll'o city, Fit fortunately the highly rep
rehensible foolishness cf half a doxmi
persons in throw in:: small coins into
iln crowd fis luiivr passed acted like
magic i'i conjuring up .nn ami British
mil linrst. which it needed all the
priiiiiptititd" and energy of the police
to prevent lieei-::i!!j. a serious disturb
nuee. llotrl in a Stat.-" of .lege.
T!e hotel remained for the t-st of
the day in a state of siege, w'.i ie at
one time a procession si vera! thoit
t..u::l strung m m lied i:i tiiv diiveti.ni
.f tl." British consulate slioutinir
"linivii wirti ilie I'nljsii." and raising
dlier threa trninic dies. The result
Mas that a strt.if lody of police was
-iliipcl!e l I i l .s,crse th dciiiotisti a
tors. al:!ion'!i il was not found neces
Miry to make nioLy tlian a few tc;uixr
:.ry nriN'sts. Tliri,iljo!t the vet:jn.
however, lare liands of studrnts and
other you: lis nmri -lied up and down in
trout f Kiuuer'n liotel and of the ho
tel whi.-li was the sr. ue of the un
fortunate incident, chei riiiir in chorus
lor Kruzer and the Transvaal and do
lioiMieiuz Knzland. These demonstra
tors wen more imisv thin d.i iiui-imus.
find tV pol:ie v.iselr left them to re
liee their f:Tl:::z, ''' h'lo'.lt inz. in-
n.-ad -f intetfeiinz vith theui, which
Uiij-ht haw created disorder.
II A A SI AIKI1 OF TIUI
Hruifor Mol.p. n Sptf ti f llt VrlI
I enea for larl.
Kni:'i-'s !':is:ii" from ti.e ;ldir
Innd to tin hotel was ,.ui of v iid ac
claim n the part cf thoe who
t bronzed tin streets thr. i-h w lr-li
he passed. lie was driven in a
landau f'-oni the lanilinz stazo t tl.
hotel with lr. I.cyd-s as a companion.
The land.-Mi was f,. Unwed by t'ne ai
riazes containiuz lUn-r officials. a-id
tiies were f!Iow e.l by siT ot lie: s n ii
veylnz ih ottieffs of t!:e t lehl-; -Ja nd
and the members of the Mai.M illes re
ccption coniiniitee. all fern:ii a pro
cession headed ly v.i:io'!s s.niities
witli batid-onie Paiiiii i s and : ted
ly a l:rze KIic fo'ce.
Kruzer lcpeaicdly ncknowhdicil
the acclamation of the crow.'i. ti:ai
tilled the sidewalks :ind lialcon ies of
the hou-es. lIack with sightseers wav
jnz hats and handkerchiefs. .( v v-c-ral
points alouz the ror.;e b qiii-is
were pr s, r,tod to li'in at.d on the l:il
cony f the Military ln; stood a
croup of otfleer in pala nn:forns.
who heartily joined the ovatin. iu
arrivinz at the hotel Knizor's rais
were jrrrptcd with the strairs cf a
Itoer hyuiu playel by a local land.
whil the st.tniiard lMaiers drew i:p ,n
two ranks at the entrance and wawd
tlu Manila. ds as Mr. Kruzer. bare
headed, passed In-tween to his apart
ment'. Soon after, in response to a thunder
ous ovation, he apirared on the lal
cony and repeatedly bowed, "bu; as
some ten inintites elapsed without a
-izn of nlatement in the er.Thu-Lasiii
be spike a few- words which were in
terpreted in Trench by Pr. Loyds and
were followed by a renewal of th
frenzy. Finally to testify his zra t -
tUde. LC took CU Lis baud a corner
of the French tri color that was flylnz
from the balcony between the Tran
vari and Free Stat- tlazs and presse
It to his heart azain ami azain. The
euthusiaKtic people cheered him until
he withdrev to his room, which
found half filled wi;h l.ououets an
garlands presented by his admirer:.
The prefect and mayor then calle.l
to pay their respects, the latter, M.
ITais-siors. makinz an eloiuent s-pee h
in pympath. wrth the Itoers. Kruzer
replied btb ly, declarinz how deeply
he had beei. tonchel by the uneipx-r-ed
warmth of his reception in Mar-M-illes
and iy the sympathy of the
FrenHi people. After he received the
delegations and still later Ir. I.eyds
rpreseoted him at a taniuet. Inir'inz
the bau.p-'.et Ir. Veyds said: "Iu tJie
name of I'r. s'dent ICruzer I have th
toiior to d. nk to the health of the
president of the French republic"
Kruzer left for I'arls at 'J a. m. to
day, remaining one uizht m route at
iJijoin. A rec ption has been ar
ranzed. The Ej-eech that Kruzer made at the
landing place to the reception eommit
te contained these words: "1 lie war
waeed on us in the two republic has
reached the last limits of barbarism,
jntrinz my life I have had t. fizht
many times the savazes of the tribes
of Africa, but the barbarian! we have
to fizht now are worse than the i;hers.
They even tirze the katlirs iiz.iinst us.
They burn the farms we worked so
hard to construct and they drive out
ur women and children, whose hus
bands and brother.- they have killed
or taken prisoners, leaving them un
protected and roofless, .ind often with
out bread to eat. lint whatever they
may do we will never surrender. We
will lizht b the end. I as
fine yon that if the Transvaal and the
Oran.ze Free State must lose their in-dejH-udeiice
it will be because all th
Iioer people have been destroyed with
thf-ir women and children."
Kruzer sent the followinz dispatch
to l'lfsident I.ouliet: "In debarkinz
upon the hospitable shores of France
my tirst act is to greet the worthy
chief of the French republic, sind to
forward to yon a testimony of my
gratitude for the marks of interest
your zovernni 'iit and country have so
kindly wished to oiler me." The pre
fect of th. department of I'.onchess
dll Itiiolie visited Kruzer to present
l'reidenr Kouoet's c:iiipliue-nis and
thanks f,,r th- telezram.
FKOM ACKOS TI1K IIIAM:I.
I'npern Treat tlie Matter Willi 1 mlillVren. e
rn. llullrr'a Contrail U tion.
Iondou. Nov. The morning pa
pers devote an unusual amount of
fpa-e to Kruzer s arrival at Mar
seilles and his doiuzs. but are i 1 1 1 i 1 1 1
to treat the matter with comparative
indifTereiu-e. i:i the coinictiou that
tiothinz can alter the . our-- of t vents
in Sunlit Africa. No r -sent meiit is li-plty-d
at what is regarded as -The
harmless eiithui.!sm of I'renchnifii."
"Speakluz last evef 'nz n a banqn't-
given in his Iwuior Cctieral l'.iilh-r de
!endel the Kiiiish army imainst tie
hiii'zes of ravishing women an 1 of
barbarous treatment of Boers, declar
iaz that ail were false. lie said that
in three cases of allezed assaults upon
women' that were brought to his at
tention two of the accused were Hot
tentots, fi llowinz the foivs. and the
third was a local Katf'r.
.'o army ever behaved better." said
Sir Keuvers. "There is no doubt tlwit
the fact that tiie war has coim to its
crisis induces severer treatment. Km.
why is it so? Are the real patriots
lighting for their country? The whole
peop!" whom we know as ltoers either
have alteady surrendered, or 'are pris
oners. r are doinz tiie'r level bc-.t to
siirre'.ider. The opi? left in the field
are either mercenaries or bamlits."
General lluller ipioied an Oranze
River Colony judze as saying that the
moment when the men in the tield
cfased to be-paid the war would end.
Kmdon. Nov. -o. A specifd from
Middleburg says 'Pi a surprise of the
outpost of ISuiTs' o:l infantry
southwet of Pal mere 1, on the 10th.
t lie Hcer.4 lost b"0 men killed and
wounded. The burghers simultan
eously attacked tiie garrison of Kusi
leers on the Wilge river and were
beaten off wiih a loss of 1-0 killed
London, Nov. i':'. The Star, com
menting on the report that I'.jtha.
with his commado. is close tj Liu
n.iwetsdorp. regards the r.ows as dis
ijaietirg. believing that Hioemfontein
and the Orange Free State will have
to Ik reconquered Ixfore the subduing
of the Transvaal can be commenced.
TO FIGHT HARD
Kingston, Nov. 2.5. A steamer
from Colon reports that severe light
ing occurred Monday and Tuesday at
Culcbr i. Tne government forces let
heavily. The rebels hold a portion of
:he railroad lines. Another rebel
force is reported engaging the gov
ernment troop? near Panama. Pau
ann and Colon are in a state of terror.
hrnator Manoa l-l(l I p.
Washington. Nov. "ii. Senator
William K. XU'ou. who is suffering
herefrom inllimmatory rheumatism,
is reported woie today. He cannot
Another Torpedo Boat l.aaach(1.
ttostcn. Nov. ': The torpedo boat,
Delong. was successfully launched
Llvidia. Njv. US. The czar passed
a good nirht. and his conditioa and
strength are very satisfactory. .
Hich Avers; l'rice fr.r Hn;i.
lanviile. Ii!.-.. Nov. At a
sale l:ld here e-rrd.iv bv .bdin
mon. of Madison. Mills county. t.. :?!!-ty-nice
head of tiz9 were ol.l at an
averaze of V.." '. which ho men say
i5 the hizl-si av-raze made ja the
United State for tjVe years.
NO FAITH IN AH SIN
American Society of China Sees
Him Through the Eyes of
FOE DARK WAYS AND VAIN TEICK3
Believes ' the Heathen Chinee
Peculiar" Xa Latn News From
Washington, Nov. -2. The secre
tary of state has addressed afi identi
cal note to the powers interested in
the Chinese situation, setting out
tersely the object of the I'nited States
government as to China; pointing out
how such objects as are common to
the powers can test ba secured.
It is believed the note is an appeal
from the extreme course suggested by
some of the powers as to the treat
ment of China, especially in the mat
ter of punishments and indemnities to
which the ministers at Pckin seem in
clined. The intent is to push the
negotiations on a more rational and
business like basis.
Berlin, Nov. 23. Count Von Wal
dersee cables that Col. Yorck's colum n
reached Ilsuenghiva the 17th. The
weak ganison was immediately sur
rounded. New York, Nov. 2... A copy of the
followinz letter addressed by V. G.
Lyman, secretary of the American As
sociation of China, to W. W. Uockhil',
United States commissioner to C'hma,
haa bi-en received here. It is dated
Shanghai. Oct. 2.".. 1'kmi:
"Sir: lie in strongly imprcs-el
with the critical situation and the un
satisfactory nature of the altitude pre
sented by the Chinese government at
this time, the committee of this ass i
ciatiou desires to present ii views
with r ferenee to the following mat
ters which we trust will apM-ar to
yon to be of siitlieient importance tj
warrant the tttin-missio'.i of the sub
stance thereof to the stale department
Tlie llnltin Cliinee Is Peciillnr.
"1. This commit lee stronzly de
plores i he a piioini ment to hiuh and im
portant government positions in the
southern provinces of reactionary men
who have given the strotzest evidence
of their sympathies with th. whole
boxer ni'iv emeiit and uprisinz. and
wh are tins appointed not only to
counteract the intlucnce of the friend
ly provincial ollicials from the vice
roys down, but for the purpose f
.evtiutt.iily in. itinz the people through
this whole district to a renewed up
rising of vastly increased magnitude
azainst il;i powers.
KuaiiK lln In liatl Hand.
"2. P.elievinz that the isolation of
the court at Si Ngnn I'll moans a dan
gerous delay in the conduct of negotia
tions and the impossibility of brinzinz
them to a satisfactory conclusion we
represent that stronz measures shou'd
he employed lo enable the emperor to
scape from i beila nzerous intlnencesof
tlif rvnctii.narifs by whom he is sur
rounded, arid to facilitate his return
to TVklnz or to such oilier place
where be may be accessible to the
fore i z n re prese n t a t i v es.
' Vny That Are trli."
"ft. We would mosi stronzly nrz
mid represent that the iipperial edic
deiiouncinz Prince Tuan and others
hizh in rank is nn attempt to delude
the pi.wer and witnor.t t!i slightest
inteiitioTi that it should be canietl out.
-4. We sincerely believe that every
function of the central zovernnipnt is
now being employed w ith a view of re
newing the movement against the for
eizners in the near future: that it is
fizht inz for ime with the hope that
by next spring the whole empire will
act a':i unit in a final attempt to drivep
out the foreigner-'."
. SECItKTAKV II Y II AS M) N:VS.
l atest Iroiu (onjfr l.a VVfeli 01il-(ir-iii.mi
Klitr C'ritiriM l'.
W.ishinzton. Nov. 2S. The state de
partment so far has heard "nothing
from Conger respecting the "imjiosse"
report id to have leen reachesl by liie
foreign ministers at Peking. In fact.
.ave a brief expression respecting lii.
insullicicncy of the punishments pro
Ios,'il by tlo Chinese government to be
inflicted upon the responsible leaders
of the Poxer movement. Conger has
not commuuiatcd with the depart
ment for more than a week. Without
takinz isi-ue with Conzer respecting
tliis matfer of punishments the state
department has earnestly advised him
not to insist upon impossible condi
tions in tie negotiations. An interest
in sr pnblem is suzzested by the pos
'sibibtv. which todav is almost a prob
ability, that the ministers represent
":nz the powers at Peking cannot reach
:hi azrenienf. If l;usia. France and
the Fnited States should refuse to ac
cept the Herman idea as seconded by
the British representative very mm h
would depend upon Japan, and even
some of the lesser powers represented
at Peking by m'nisters might have
zreat power in swayiuz tiie proee. sl
ings of th council.
Berlin. Nov. 23. Th press In gen
eral severtdy criticises the I"n'--"d
States for not azreeing to the de
mands of the other powers in China.
Tii Vnssis. he Zeirnnz. which claims
that the Chinese are -only induced hy
tie American attitude to remain ob
durate."' says: "It would be impossible
to aid more . ffec'ti'dly the joint recniy
of western culture."
The Berliner Tazeblatt remarks;
"The Phi!'jp:ne question is causing
the Fiiitd States a severe stomach
fhe: l.-tue the shilly-shally ioIicy of
Wah:nzt'-n toward China."
Nine I iitdti In l ine.
I.oti.loii. Nov. 2-'J. ""Nine of the for
eizu .envoys," say s the Xkiuz C'rre-
pponaenr ot The Morning l'ost. wiring J
vesterdav. ' have written strong letters!
denouncing the punishment edict and
declaring that Tung Fu Hsiang must
tie punished. Ir. Milium von Scnwartz
enstein, the German minister, has told
Li Iluug Chang that the foreign pow
ers must themselves punish the guilty
Colonel llryan See the Mtnutreli.
Lincoln. Neb.. Nov. 2... W. .7. Bry
an saw himseif in imitation on the
minstrel stage last night at Oliver
theater. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan wi-r.
the s)cial guests of honor, it being
Bryan's first public appearance since
election. The proprietors of the min
strel company were by Invitation Bry
an's guests at his home lu the after
noon, and he in turn accepted their in
vitation to attend the play.
Had to Toy the Rent.
Cliicazo. Nov. In deciding the
suit of the Llartford Deposit company
azainst Charles K. Kector .ludge
Iloldeu declared that the company
having exceeded its charter powers in
renting rooms, stores, etc.. in its build
ing Hector need not pay the rent he
owed. This decision was set its:de by
the appellate court yesterday, aud
I'eutor must pay the rent.
Irishmen Keep an A uni verary.
Chicago, Nov. 23. Irish Nationalists
assembled tit Central Music hall last
evening aud with appropriate speeches
and songs celebrated the anniversary
of the execution of the Manchester
martyrs. Central figures In the cele
bration were the four survivors of the
liaud of fifteen, which rescued two
Irish conspirators iind In doing so
killed a policeman at Manc hester, Eng
land. Three of the rescuers were
hanged for the murder of the police
man. Man Who Co ii hi Command a Salary.
Chicago. Nov. 23. Andrew ('raw
ford, a prominent capitalist of this
city, died hist llight. Crawford was
for many years western agent of Drex
el. Morgan & Co., but resigned to take
rare of his personal affairs. One year
ago Morgan informed him that they
had been unable to fill his place satis
factorily and at his particular reiuest
Crawford assumed the jxisition once,
more at an annual salary of SoO.OtM.
"Lit Is fiefting; Very Cheap.
Republic. Wash.. Nov. '3. Iost In
tlie mountains, with a blinding snow
storm around biiu, lleoreg Melviu
despaired of relief and shot himself
Wednesday night. With .1. J. Kansom
he had gone deer hunting. Kansom
left him to bring aid. A relief jwrt.v
went out yesterday morning and found
Melvin's dead body. The body was
warm when discovered.
Kaiaer I. Long Orrrdue,
New York, Nov. 2.'i. The North Gor
man Lloyd steamer Kaiser Willielui
der Orosse arrived yesterday forty
eizht hours overdue, and to add to hor
other misfortune, grounded near the;
southwest spit in tho lower bay, after
passing Sandy Hook. She soon got off
azain and came up lo tuarantine. She
had about 1.4m passengers on board.
Death Roll lit A rl minus.
Little Bock, Arki. Nov. 23. Six
dead and probably - t wf nty-tive in
jured are the known resc.lt of the
windstorm Tuesday in eastern Arkan
sas. F.very house in th" storm's path
was blown down in eastern Monroe
county. Tlie victims are principally
negroes. Much suffering is reported.
Wa 1'uukIi on 1'alHoniia.
San Francisco. Nov. ".'.;. Tele.zratdi
ic communication with tlie outside
vyorld is almost fully restored t.tid do
tails of tlie storm which raised such
havoc with telegraph and telephone
wires are beginning to come in. Not
in many years has Southern California
experienced a fiercer storm.
lii-jr Four Trle(rrohcr (let a Kaiae.
Chicago. Nov. i1". Salaries of tele
graph operators on the Big Four sys
tem are to be materially advanced:
I tperators now receiving ..0 per month
will receive $"; those getting .$-"4 will
be advanced to .Siit, and tiie oi.es who
lire now paid ?: will be raised to
I't-rry lleatb T Ilea Iipl.uiat.
Chicago. Nov. 'Si. A Washington
special to The Uecmd says: Perry S.
Uenth. who resigned the office of first
assistant postmaster gwneral to be
come secretary of the Republican na
tional committee, is said to aspire to
diplomatic honors, and a personal
friend said Wednesday that Heath had
lieen promised the post of minister to
Austria as soon as it becomes vacant
next March by tie resignation of Ad
dison C. Harris, of Tiidirtnapolis. who
has announced his purpose to resign.
Cofl re Can Was Ki plosive.
Dillsboro. Ind.. Nov. 23 Mrs. Rob
ert W. Miller was severely burned
about tlie head and eh est by the ex
plosion of an air-tight coffee c?in. Tli
Millers live near the railway, and the
employes have their dinner buckets
with Iter, and she watms their coffee
as she cooks dinner. This can wa
an air tight affair, which belongfd o
a regular dinner bucket. At first it
was feared she was Minded for l:fe,
but she is recovering.
Attempt to Aasaaitinat a Doctor.
Hartford City, Ind.. Vor. 2. Tr.
P. Urayer. forme' president of th. In
diana State Medical society, narrowly
e-apei1 assassination Tuesday n;ght
ot tri o'r-li-tcL- lie ivjs ret ll rn i nit hoilift
when two men. hiddn in the shadow)
of a dark alley, fired upon bim and j
IfEWS FACTS IN OUTLINE. """"
The receipts from the war r-vini e
act fcr tiie tir-t four months of the
present fiscal year were .'!. fCx'..
Actor N. C. rood win lost a valuable J
overcoat aud Powers" thea.er treasury!
"?2 through forged orders, at Chicago. !
A. I. Iticzioy. of Chicago, prop' s
io i misiinas tree ror ins rtzii'i
oog ni.ti wm nan; jt -lit'etaii.v wi;i
A l.irm.tigiiam marinfacf-irT ir.vr
soiuethinz of a trade' in crowns foi
PRAIRIE STATE VOTE
Official Figures On All the State
Officers, With the Pluralities
of the Winners.
THAT MATTES OF TAX INCREASE
"Sew IluleThut Controls the Value ol
Franchises Mmtler at a
. Springfield. Ills.. Nov. 23 Follow
ing Is the official vote of Illinois on
president and state officers, except uni
versity trustees, which last-named, the
fevivtary of state has not yet tabu
lated: President McKiuley t ltep.i..!'7.'M;.;
Bryan Uem.), ."01.! ?."; Woolley (Pro..
17.S:W: lebs iSoc. Heni.i. ".OT-.'; Mc
Kinley's plurality, Si.!!y).
tlovernor Yates (Kepj. .".li'S; Al
schuler iDcui.). "d.s.Pbt!: Barnes iPro.t.
lri.ti-t:'.; Perry iSoc. lU'inJ. S.lilT: Van
Fine 1 People's l'artyi. 1.4S; IlofUiiau
(Soc. Labor. 1.3U"; tiorlingly (1 uited
Christian). "JU: Spencer tl uion Ke
formi. "."io: Yates' plurality. '.l.'j::2.
Lieutenant governor Northeott
(Rep:). .".S4.717: Perry Uem . .V)!).7VG;
Northern's plurality. 74.a?l.
Secretaryof state Rose (Rep.). oJSO,
71H: O'Donnell (iH in.), ."VU7.4iK:
Treasurer Williamson (Rep.). ,'N2.
(KC; Dunlap (Dem.t. ."rt.s.72'i; William
son's plurality, 7d.2S2.
Attoruey general Hamliue (Rcp:,
r.no.or.1: Todd ibcni.l. r.()3.0.".l; Ham
line's plurality. S7.4bO.
Radical Revision of Rule..
Springfield. Ills.. Nov. ''V A radi
cal revision of the rules under whjch
'nrMjration stock is taxed was made
by the state board of eiiutiii.atiou
yesterday, and yesterday afternoon
renresenta lives of various Illinois gas.
traction and other interests proceeded
to take .advantage of the new regula
tions. Th new Tide, which was unl
mously adopted, does away with the
standard under which the Cook coun
ty lxiard of assessors made returns
showing S-JCN.iXHMHHj worth of taxa
ble capital rock, and establishes
new standard under which the valua
tion can 1m fixed at almost any figure.
Wliere the Chang Comes In.
The gist of the change is as fol
lows: T'nder tlie old rule the method
ol" obtaining "a just valuation of taxa
Imp corporation stock" was to subtract
f. ..in the market value of the stocks
.it. d bonds ol" each company tlie ,v
P'ssed valuation of each company's
property. The remainder was 1 eld
1o be a '"fair taxable valuation of the
companies ' tangible assets." Tin
new rule brings into play new con -H-ovations.
such as duration of fran
chises, compensation paid to muni' 5
pallties and the probability of future
competition. By taking advantage
of these changes it is asserted that
the corporations may show the a. tual
taxable value of their intangible as-w-ts
to be merely nominal.
"A WARM RECEPTION"
Is ready for any man, youn or old who will take the trouble to come
to our store and look over our elegant line of Overcoats.
We show by far the best values. See what we offer for $10.00
to $15 co. No one in the three cities can match our price.
Plenty of Alferd Benjamin
L. AdlerBros. Co's Fine
Suits and Overcoats.
you KNOW us.
Ml RDKIC AT A COAT. MINK.
Victim Is Knooke.l Down F!rt and Then
Shot to Death.
Springfield. Ills.. Nov. 21. Finnic
W. Stout, head eugineer at the AVa
bash Coal company's mine at Dawson,
shot and Instantly killed John Wilson,
a miner employed by the company.
Wednesday afternoon. 'Hie killing is
the result of an argument in which the
men engaged Tuesday uight. Stout
during the day told several friends he
luteiidcd to kill Wilson on sight. When
Wilson came up from the mine
Wednesday afternoon he was met at
the top by Stour, who r newed the ar
gument. Wilson was struck several times by
Stont and knocked down. When he
regained h's feet Stout drew a re
volver from his pocket and tired twice.
The first shot went widi? of its mark,
but the second entered Wilson's left
breast and passed through the he-art.
Stout made his escape, and is being
traced by bloodhounds. The feeling
Is against him. and if caught he may
receive harsh tivatment at the hands
of Wilson's friends.
At'lioii of the Iilxir Federation.
Kewanee. Ills., Nov. 23. The State
Federation of Labor yesterday amend
ed its constitution so ihat all boycott
matters must be acted upon by the
executive committee before a firm or
company is placed on the "unfair list."'
A tax of cents per month was
levied for the coming year on all mem
bers. To cover indebtedness a special
assessment of 2 cents was levied upon
all memliers of affiliated unions and of
$." on central bodies. The newly elect
ed officers are President, T. -T.
O'Brien. Chicago: secretary. W. R.
Borer, tlale-burg. The "aleshnrg
Labor News was made tlio official
publication. The convention adjourned
sltle die to meet tit .Toliet next time.
State I'nioii i eterans l iiion.
Oalesbiug. Ills.. Nov. 2."!. The fifth
state encampment of the I'nioii Vet
eran's Fnion beg-in here yesterday
afternoon. Resolutions adopted pro
vide for pensioning all soldiers who
served four years and have never ap
plied for pension, numbering "Joo.iiro.
and for the employment of union vet
erans iu vhe public service. O libers
chosen were: Department command
er. J. W. Morgan. Mobile: first briga
dier commander. W. 1". W ard, i 'ales
hnrg: second brigadier commander. .1.
W. .Icwetl, Lincoln.
Oittors I'ubliv Library.
Sycamore, Ills., Nov. 23. This i t y
will soon possess tin elegant now pub
lic library, the'giff of the late t'cucral
Fvereit 1". Dutton. who for more than
half a century was identified with the
history of Sycamore. Ilis widow. Ro
sina Payne Duttoii. has sent a letter
to tin trustees of th Sycamore pub
lic library in which sin expressed In r
desire to have the vviil of her hus
band complied with at oiioe.
Railwny Laborer .St ri ke It Rich.
Fibana. Ills.. Nov. 23. August Rub
bard, a section hand employed on the
Big Four railroad, living at 121 North
Poplar slrcet. Champaign, has vo
ceivrd word from Oerniany that an
uncle has tlird there leaving him a
fortune of SV'tO.
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OF THE YEAR
l;or Turkey to Strut Defiant
ly at Your Uncle
YET THAT IS BEING DONE.
Deliberate Violation of Treaty
Rights May Lead To
Constantinople, Nov. 23. Tho
porte has definitely rejected the re
quest for exequatur for the United
States consul at Harpdol. The refusal
is regarded by the United States lega
tion as a direct violation of the treaty
rights. Consequently, despite the re
fusal. Dr. Thomas B. Norton, who
was appointed by President McKinley
some time ago to. establish a consulate
at Harpool, has been directed to pro
ceed to his post.
SlKUliicance of Battleship's Visit.
It is expected the visit of the battle
ship Kentucky to Smyrna Is to relate,
quiet as much to this matter as to tho
Lindon,- Nov. 23. --The duke of
Manchester, who sails for the United
States tomorrow, appeared before tho
registrar in bankruptcy today. Tho
receiver told the court the case
must be ad journed, as the accounts
are not vet altogether fully prepared.
The liabilities disclosed, he added,
amount to 37,700 pounds. The ex
amination was adjourned until Febru
And iet Into is Battle la New
Brisbane, QueeuslamI, Nov. 23. A
band of Tugari pirates in Dutch
New ("uinea raided the natives iu
the British possession thers, killing
15 natives. The police attacked tho
Tugaris, and 30 were killed in tho
& Co's and,