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VOI. Ii. NO. 18J5.
COCK ISIiAtfD. ELI... WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 1901.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
Upper East Tennessee Rises
at a Terrific
SEVERAL ALREADY PERISHED
Elizabethton Experiences the
Highest Water in
Knoxville, Tenn., May 22 Re
ports received here from Upper
East Tennessee this morning indicate
that the streams in that section are
ont of their banks and higher than
ever before. Several bridses were
carried away, interrupting railroad
At Elizabethton a man died of
fright at seeing the rapidly rising
water. At Ripley's island, on the
Chncky river, three children named
Hill were drowned. Their home was
washed away. At Tate Hill Thomas
Jeralds store was submerged and
Jerald is believed to have been
Urea tut rtood la History
Elizabethtown, Tenn., May 22
The greatest flood in the history of
this section swept through town last
eveng drowning three persons and
wiping ont 62 dwellings.
The victims: Mrs. Gregg, lira.
Filley, Souchong (negro).
Others are believed to have bjen
drowned. Two hand red and fifty
families are homeless, telephone and
telegraph lines down and communi
cation with the outside world shot
off. The damage in Carter county is
estimated at $1,OOO.COO.
Evansville. May 22. Evansville
had not recovered from the horrible
triple murder and suicide cf Sunday
morning, when upbraiding his wife
for fancied wrongs, Thomas Keane
was killed at 8:50 o'clock Monday
morning by John L. Jones, at whose
furniture store, 717 Main street, Mrs.
Keane is employed as bookkeeper.
Jones resented Keane's insults to his
wife, and when Keane, after being or
dered to leave the stote, threatened to
kill Jones, the furniture dealer fired
two shots at hioi. The first ball
passed through his heart, and the sec
ond shattered his left arm.
Job, W. Va.. May 22. A girl aged
3 and two boys aged 5 and 8. chil
dren of E. P. Portcrsfield, a moun
taineer living near here, were killed
by a bear in the forest near their
home Sunday while gathering flow
ers. Their mangled and partly de
voured bodies were found yesterday
by a searching party. One of the
latter killed a bear found lurking in
DESTROYED BY FIRE
Denver, Colo., May 22. ibe fac
tory and warehouse of the Elton
Mitchell company, manufacturers of
tinware, occupying nearly a half
block, burned this morning. Lieut.
Kuhn was severely burned by an ex
plosion of paints and eversl other
firemen were slightly Injared. The
loss Is $125.000.
Assembly I n I tea la Sing-las; th. National
A them Homo. Missions Dlscnssod.
Philadelphia. May 22. The commis
sioner to the Presbyterian general as.
embly yesterday gave vent to a pon
ta neons burst of patriotic enthusiasm
which found voice In the hearty rendi
tion of a national anthem. It wax n
fitting conclusion to a masterly ad
dles delivered by Rev. Dr. Thompson.
-retary of the home mission board.
Tne report of the committee on borne
mission was read.
A statement In the report that over
E.000 churches failed to Rive directly
to the home mission board aroused the
ire of the commissioners representing
self-supporting synod and presbyter
ies, and after a brief but lively de
bate the objectionable paragraph was
eliminated. The report urged congress
to act on the anti-polygamy amend
ment to the constitution before the
Mormons secure the balance of politi
cal power in any additional stat'-s.
CROSBY VICTOR IN
Springfield, May 22. The Dopont
stnokeless powder championship
shoot ended this morning at the
grounds of the Iillnoi Gon club
W. K. Crosby, of O'Fall"". III., won
the contest by killing 109 bird. The
tiophy carried a $ M0) purse wlti It.
PHILIPPINE ISLAND NEWS.
Prlvalo A re used of Forgery Filipinos
Make an Unsuccessful Bald.
Manila, May 22. K. C. Lawrence,
formerly a private in the Thirty-third
volunteer Infantry, and afterwards
employed as a civilian clerk in the ad
jutant general office at Manila, ha
beeen accused of forging the signature
of Captain Slaveus, the Insular dis
bursing officer, to certain checks pur
porting to be payable to Oeneral Mac
Arthur. On the backs of the checks
were forged. Indorsements of General
MaeArfhur to General Shafter and to
K. C Lawrence. Two of these checks
of $200 each have been cashed at San
Francisco but another negotiated at
t. Louis has been returned to Manila
a ml pronounced spurious bv Contain
Slavens. Lawrence Is suspected of
The insurgents yesterday unsuccess
fully attacked the village of Xa-
carlan In Iaiuna province. A private
of the Kight Infantry was killed in the
engagement. The official report of
rue recent engagement near l'asacoa
in South Co marines- province, eays
that three Amerclau soldiers were
killed and one native scout was cap
turned. General McArthur has or
dered reports from all the civil depart
ments preparatory to his own tlnal
The commission has prepared a bill
to create a new weather bureau. This
bill practically continues and subsi
dizes the present Jesuit observatory In
Manila. This bureau has always been
contingently administered, and was
supported by the Spanish government
and later financially assisted by the
American military authorities. The
professor In charge of this bureau will
be apointed the new director thereof
at a salary of .."iOO a year. The direc
tor will make all appointments to the
auxiliary weather bureaus throughout
the archipelago, subject to the civil
tJeneral Lacuna and his entire force
have Hurrendered to (ieneral Funston
and were liberated after swearing al
lesiance. HE FEARS HIGHBINDERS.
Departs Mysteriously Because Be Receive
Muncie. Ind.. May 22. I:i deadly
fear that the Highbinders will kidnap
or kill him, Moy-Sang, an educated.
naturalized Chinaman, lias departed
mysteriously, iu company with his
bi other, and neither can le found.
Moy showed his white friends many
threatening letters purporting to come
from the Highbinders, which ordered
him, under penalty of death, to leave
Muncie. Some of these letters were
mailed at Indianapolis. He was told
in them that he would le arrested
and held responsible for the death of
Sam-Sing-Lee. a Chinaman, who died
suddenly of heart disease here a few
A few davs atro a mysterious China
man appeared in Muncie and visited
Mov-Saujr. When he departed Moy
was lu agony of fear. Then Moy-
Sang left, ami no trace of him can be
discovered. He recently started a new
laundry here, thereby gaining the en
mity of other Chinese merchants of
the city, with some of whom he for
merly was identified In business.
Cannot Publish the Testimony.
Mansfield. O.. May 22. The common
pleas court has granted an order pro
hibiting the publication by newspapers
of Uichland county of news or com
ment relating to the case of Mrs. May
S. Fleming, a stenographer, under In
dictment Tor forging the names of ofti--crs
of the sanitary commission to an
order uion the county treasurer. The
court's order was granted upon appli
cation of Mrs. Fleming's attorneys,
and will coutinue in force until after
till Sweetheart Jilted Him.
Brazil, Ind.. May 22. Scott BclL
aged 1(J, -ominitted suicide Monday, it
Is claimed, because his sweetheart
j'lted him. He was au orphan and
was reared by John Stauicup. owner
of a large farm north of here. Altout
4 o'clock in the afternoon bin dead
lody was found hanging at the end
of a rope In Sir. Stallicnp s barn.
Iowan Die at Kansas) City.
Des Moines. Ia.. May 22. The lionrd
of control received a telegram yester
day announcing the deatli at Kansas
City that morning of rl. Frank C. .
Hoyt. superintendent of the Mount
Pleasant Hospital for the Insane.
Heath resulted from tuWrculosls com
plicated with rheumatism.
Glover Probably Not Drowned.
Victor. Colo.. May 22. Hevclop
ruents show almost conclusively that
ex-Itepreseutatlve i.lover, of St. Iouls,
was not drowned iu the flood that
washed away the Victor dam on Sun
day. The horse, which It was reported
belonged to him. has 1ecn Identified as
the proerty of a man named Wells,
whose barns were destroyed. (.lover
is probably tafe.
Bishop la Not To Re Tried.
Fond du Lac, Wis.. Slay 22. On his
return from the east Bishop (Irafton
was Keen in reference to the printed
repyts that Bishop Clark, of Ilbode
Island, was to 1m tried at the next
conference of the EpiiM-opalian. to be
held in San Francisco. Bishop tJraf
ton denied that any snob step was con
templated by the seven bishops who
took part In the consecration of Co
adjutor Weller in this city lat No
vember. Iowa Episcopal Church.
Des Moines. Ia.. May 22. The forty
ninth annual dhx-esan convention of
the KpNcopal church convened yester
day morning with a wrmon by Itev. J.
K. Black. lit. Itev. T. N. Morrison,
I 1.. Bishop of Iowa, delivered his
annual address this morning Dele
gates will bo selected to the annual
Move Against Sunday Work.
Joliet, Ills.. May 22. The Minister
ial association of Jollet has decided
to send an appeal to the head officials
of the United States Steel company,
asking them to reduce to a minimum
all Sunday work in the several mill
CENTERS OFTHE FIGHT
For a Machinist Day's Work pf
Nine Hours Are at Frisco
-- and the Queen City.
LITTLE TROUBLE AT OTHER POINTS
Amalgamated Association Preparing
to Tackle the Morgan Trust
Switchmen in Session.
Washington. May 22. President
O'Conuell said last night that the ad
vices received at headquarters here
Indicated that au early Kettlement of
the trouble between the machinists
and employers will be effected. In
formation at baud showed that during
the day over 120 firms had settled by
granting the nine-hour day. O'Con
uell said that so far as be knew about
U.WXJ men are out in Sun Francisco,
and aliotit .'l.OOO iu Cincinnati. In
Chicago nearly all the important shops
have settled with the men. The re
lorts from the south, he said, show
that all through that section settle
ments are being effected. Half the
firms In Philadelphia, he said, have
come to terms, and the others are ex
pected to follow suit. There has been
no news of a clash anywhere.
Effect on the Government Work.
Both the uavy and war departments
are apprehensive as to the effects of
the strike ou government work now in
progress. The navy department re
ceived word that the strike had spread
to large private yards on the Pacific
coast where a number of warships ar
under construction, and It is expected
that eastern yards having naval ships
to build also will be affected. The
war department was Informed that the
strike was likely to stop work on the
two naval transports Kgbert and Kose
crans. now repairing on the Pacific
coast. None of the government yards
can be affected by the strike, an an
eight-hour day prevails In all govern
Fight la on at Cincinnati.
Cincinnati. May 22. The strlke.slt-
uation here remains favorable to the
strikers, six more firms having signed
agreements with the union yesterday.
This makes. In all, twenty shops that
have signed the agreemeut. The large,
firms have settled down to a tight. It
Is learned from a semi-official source
that they are contemplating bringing
m outside non-union help to run their
shops. They will issiif an ultimatum I
to the trikers, giving them until a
certain day to return, after which. If
they fail to do so. ther are to be con
sidered discharged and the importa
tion of lalor Wiriin.
Greatest of Labor I'nlons to Consider Its
Itelatlona to Morgan's Trust.
Milwaukee. May 22. What is con
sidered perhaps the most Important
convention in the history of the Amal
gamated Association of Iron. Steel and
Tin Workers opened at Lincoln Hall
at 10 a. m. yesterday. About 2.K) dele
gates were present at the opening ses
sion. At the conclusion of the sing
ing of the lodge hymn the convention
Immediately went Into secret session.
The relations of the organization with
the great steel trust are of vital Im
portance to wage workers In general,
ami the eyes of the entire country are
just at present turned upon Milwau
kee to ascertain what policy the con
vention may decide to pursue.
President T. J. Shaffer, speaking of
the work to come before the conven
tion, said: 'There are many impor
tant resolution affecting the constitu
tion which are to come up, but I can
not ay which ones are considered the
most important. I am looking for the
appointment of a committee by this
convention which will revise the cou
nt itntlon to meet changed conditions.
This has never been done lefore In the
history of the association." President
Shaffer announced last evening .that
the convention had so far made very
lapid progress in Its committee work.
1 he wage committee has practically
completed its work, but Its report will
not be presented until the last of the
week. Its suggestions as to the scale
are being kept very quiet, but there Is
l'ttle reason to think that any material
changes are to be made. Its recom
mendation on the trust question and
other subjects are, however, important.
Switchmen Ara Also In Council.
Milwaukee, Wis.. May 22. The ap
pointment of committees and the read
ing or officers' reports occupied the at
tention of the delegates to the con
vention of the Switchmen's T'nion cf
North America yesterday. Grand
Master Hawley's report showed the
growth of the order in the past year
to have been phenomenal. The con
dition of the switchmen is rapidly im
proving, the report says, and credits
the union. The membership of the
union is approximately lEl.OOo.
Conductors WM k. Meet Clarke.
St. Paul. Minn.. May 22. The Order
of Hallway Conductor hopes to com
plete the work of the biennial conven
tion today. There seems little doubt
of the re-election of Grand Chief Con
ductor E. E. Clarke, of Cedar Itapids.
Important Conference Called.
Joliet. Ills.. May 22. V. M. Savage.
superintendent of the Steel Work"
club. Joliet, has Issued a call for a
conference of representatives of firms
and corporations Interested In the so
cial and economic advancement of em
ployes, especially those who have In
stitutions and activities for such pur
pose. The conference will be held at
the Detroit hotel. Buffalo, June 24.
Springfield. Mass., May 22. The
second day's session of the May anni
versaries of the Baptist church opened
with a meeting devoted to the Wo
men's Baptist Home Missionary so
ciety, at which Mrs. J. X. Crouse pre
POPE MAKES HIM A KNIGHT.
Because Ha Hm Ileen Generous In Ills
Tacoma. Wash.. May 22. Two
weeks ago. at Dawson. Alexander Mc
Donald. -King of the Klondike," was
made Knight of St. Gregory by uu-
thorlty of a special letter from the
pope. Mrs. McDonald, kneeling beside
him before the chancel railing of St.
Mary's church, pinued the Insignia of
the order uoU his breast. Itev. Fa
ther Gendreau secured this honor for
MacDonald as- a recognition of Ills gen
erous benefactions to the Konian Cath
olic church at Dawson. ;
McDonald is the richest miner In
tin 1T ttkiul I L-o Ilia t'tl&-t, I..
.... . . v. i i x . I . . l I .-II
mated at $.". nK).(mn). "Six years ago he
was working as a lalaiter at the
Treadwell mines for $2 per day.
Gov. Ayccck Explains the Matter
f the Color Line at the
SOME NEG20ES ALLOWED TO VOTE
Constitutional Amendment Recently
Adopted 31akea the Future
New York. May 22. Judge Augus
tus Van Wyck presided at the annual
dinner of the North Carolina society.
held iu the Astor gallery of the Wal
dorf. At his left sat Governor C. It.
Aycock; of North Carolina, who had as
his other neighbor ex-Governor Hugh
P. Thompson, of South Carolina. It
was announced that the dinner was
set for the date because t was the
anniversary of the daon which the
Mecklenburg declaration of, Independ
ence was drafted in North Carolina,
before the national decnratloii was
agreed upon in Philadelphia. The
speakers of the evening. Itesidcs Gov
ernor Aycock, were Assistant District
Attorney Osborne and George Gordon
Speaks of That Amendment.
Governor Aycock spoke of new con
ditions in the south and the duties of
the southern jHopk toward the negro
race, saying in part: "In 1!MH we
made good the determination of lS'ts.
We adopted in that year the constitu
tional amendment which bases suf
frage upon intelligence and renders the
future of the state secure. That
amendment lias provoked much dis
cussion in the north. The attack upon
lis is based on the assumption that
we have done an injustice to the ne
gro. Our amendment does no such
thing. We have recognized the power
of the Influence of heredity. We think
that those who have exercised the
privilege of suffrage and those de
scended from such people are more
likely to exercise that suffrage lene
ficially than the men upon whom suf
frage has been cast as a gift.
lie Explains Its Provision-.
The amendment to the constitution
of North Carolina provides that no
man shall vote in that state after 1!M)2
who cannot read and write, but ex
empts from this Inhibitory clause those
who could vote on Jan. 1. IKiiT. or at
any time prior thereto, and those de
scended from such voters. This pro
vision applies alike to white ami black.
T'ntil lSXi the free negroes were en
titled to vote. In inoo there were, and
tl'ere now are. those who were slaves
who cannot read and write, who can
vote under the provision of our con
stitution because they were voters In
1S.':.". and there are many thousands of
negroes descended from such voters
who can exercise suffrage, although
they cannot read and write. Those
who "ome of age after HxiS. white and
black. mnt 1 able to read and write
or they cannot vote. Our amendment
Is not aimed at the negro as an Indi
vidual. It Is mass voting that we seek
Anti-Canteen and Pro-Carrie Nation.
Janesville. Wis.. May -. The Wis
consin W. C. T. P. annual convention
opened yesterday afternoon for a three
iays session. There are about 1.10
delegates in attendance. Mrs. Mary C.
I'phaui presided, and In her oienlng
address Indorsed the workings of the
canteen law and sympathized with the
work of Carrie Nation.
Pettlg-rew Ienles a Report.
Sioux Falls. S. D.. May 22. In an
interview In the Sioux Falls Iress,
which apiears this morning. ex-Senator
Pcttigrew denies that he has been
offered the presidency of the Northern
Pacific or any other road; that such a
position will be offered to him. or that
In; would accept an offer if made.
Indlaaapolta Defeats LonlsTille. .
Louisville. Ky., May 22. The prize
trophy In the trl-state held and track
meet at Fountain Ferry park was won
by the Indianapolis Manual Training
School team, which scored t!7 ioints to
4:i by the IoolsviHe Manual Training i
High SchooL . .... ... I
TIES H FIRST SPIN
Defender Constitution Gets Out
' for a Builder's Trial of
Sails and Gear.
SHOWS HER PACES IN GOOD SHAPE
Tried on Every Course and Does Well
Shamrock II Proves a Beat
en Puzzle Again.
Bristol. It. I.. May 22. Up and
down Narragansett bay yesterday the
cup defeuder Constitution was put
through her first paces, and acquitted
herself, as Duncan, her manager, said
most satisfactorily. Starting out in
the forenoon In a dying-out westerly
breeze, she showed herself an excel
lent drifter, while in the afternoon a
line southwester sent her scudding
about the bay iu a lively fashion, with
little fuss and scarcely any feathery
foam under her smooth bow or in her
clean wake. Every point of sailing
was tried she was hauled flat on the
wind, thrown about hal.f a dozen times,
given a good broad reach, and finally
sent home before the wind with her
boom off to port, and at no time did
she act listless or show any lack of
speed. It was a builders' trial and
confined entirely to six or seven miles
of deep water below Bristol harbor.
no attempt being made to show her off
to the Newport colony.
Another Pnzxle Across the I'ond.
Ryde. Iale of Wight. May 22. The
trial of the Shamrock II and the Sham
rock I yesterday was. in many re
spects, the most puzzliug that has yet
taken place. On the stretch from
Cowes to the Silkiker they had au
interesting struggle nuder full racing
canvass, with the skippers at the helm
The Shamrock II was a good half mile
to the leeward when they started, but
in the five miles between the anchor
age and the Silkiker she closed up the
whole of this big gap. Aftr threaten
Ing to go through the weather the
Shamrock II had to be thrown in tin
wind and held ail aback while Cap
tain Wringe sailed the Shamrock I
boldly across his bows In the wion?
The keenness of the contest was
shown by the fact that Captain
Wringe tried this bluff; for. had Cap
tain Sycamore held on. there would
probably have been a disastrous col-
On the Official Trial.
For the first five miles of the official
course the new yacht did equally well,
opening ont on every board, aud then
suddenly falling off. instead of prain
ing. The explaiiHtion jriven by those
on board Is that the bobstay weakened
and spilled the headsails aud foresails
The old boat turned the weather mark
nearly three minutes ahead and went
off down the wind at a great pace.
Then aine another surprise, for the
challenger closed up all the time. The
opinion of most of the experts who
witnessed the race was that had it
been desired that the Shamrock It
should win she could easily have done
MISCREANT GETS DESERTS.
Starts to Kill a Woman and I Ciren a
Load of Leail.
Iogansiwrt. Ind.. May 22. Guy Da
vidson, a carpenter living here, was
shot and fatally wounded Monday
night by Charles Michaels at the hit
ter's home, six miles north of the city.
Michaels some time ago married Da
vidson's divorced wife, and Davidson
then made threats against her life.
Monday night he went to Michaels
home armed with a revolver with the
avowed intention of killing his former
Michaels had been warned, and
when Davidson entered the yard fired
at him with a shotgun through the
window, inflicting Injuries from which
he will die. Davidson was brought to
the hospital and Michaels came to the
city and surrendered to the police.
fatal Accident 'on the Stages
Clarksburg. W. V... May 2J. The
Trailers" theatre here was the scene
of n fatal shooting Monday. A stock
company was putting on n play in
which there was a Wild West scene,
and a number of young men were
pressed into service to help in the
Nltootlng scene. While the firing was
at Its height a bullet from the revolver
of Luther Moore struck W. II. Mc
Clung in the breast and penetrated his
heart, ca using Instant death.
No Sign or II right's Disease.
Detroit. May 22. The report that
General Bussell A. Alger, formerly sec
retary of war, has been ordered abroad
because he bad acute kidney trouble is
pronounced baseless by Dr. Howard
W. Longyear. Dr. Ixmgyear attended
the general during his severe Illness
this spring and says there were no
signs of kidney trouble while the sick
lies lasted or afterward.
Drenched With Boiling- Water.
Washington, Ind.. May 22. WMlliam
Hall, a bachelor coal miner. VA years
old, is dead from the effects of ieing
drenched with ltoillng water, which
was thrown upon him from a second
story window. Hall was in a helpless
state of Intoxication at the time and
was never able to explain from what
building the water was thrown.
Instructed for Cummins.
Sioux City. Ia.. May 22. The Car
roll county Uepublican convention was
full of excitement. The forces which
opposed Garst for state senator bolted.
Delegates to the state convention were
Instructed for Cummins.
Judge Gibbons t pec ted to Recover. .
Denver, Colo.. May 22. Judge John
Gibbons. .of Chicago, who has been
critically ill In this city. Is now be
lieved to be well on the way to recov-
SHE DECLINES TO SWEAR.
Mrs. Bonlne, Slayer of Young A res. Has
Seeu a Lawyer, It Seems.
Washington. May 22. The type
written copy of her confession was
taken to Mrs. Bonine yesterday for the
purpose of having her swear to it. as
she was not under oath when she
made the statement Mondav. Mrs
Bonine, after making the confession.
had consulted a lawyer, and he had
advised her to avoid anything in the
nature of assisting the prosecution
When the confession was presented to
her yesterday she positively refused
to make the desired affidavit.
The coroner's jury, which has been
investigating the murder of Avres
brought in a verdict holding Lola Ida
Hemri Bonine for the grand jury. Be
fore the jury rendered its verdict a
number of witnesses were heard. Miss
Minas. whose room was next to that
of Ayres, declared that she saw no
lights on the night of the shooting.
She also testified that the cries she
heard coming from Ayres' room were
made by a man's voice, and not br a
woman's. She was positive that the
voice was not that of Mrs. Bonine.
This contradicts Mrs. Bonine.
GRAND RAPIDS PROSING.
Witnesses aid to Know Aboot the Water
Graud Rapids. Mich.. May 22. The
principal witness Monday before the
grand jury in the boodle inquiry was
McGeorge Bundy. attorney for K. H
Garniau. one of the eastern promoters
who are said to have sent $73.W0 here
in connection with the waterworks
project. Since the Salshnry episode In
Chicago Buudy has neen actively
working on the case, ami he is sup
posed to have given important testi
mony. Garman may go before the
Jury later In the week.
Other witnesses were Representative
Daviil E. Burns, who introduced in the
legislature by request the bill to make
the waterworks scheme possible: Dan
Malcolm, an attorney: Lau Gould, a
hack 111a ti. who is said to have had the
suspected persons for passengers sev
eral times: S. S. Bailey, whose farm
north of the city was to have been the
site of the new waterworks: (Juy tiutz
and K. F. Gorham.
IMMINENT INDIAN OUTBREAK
Make It Appearance Once More on the
Denver, Colo.. May 21. A special to
The News from Lander, Wyo.. reports
au Indian outbreak imminent on the
Shoshone reservation. Six hundred
Arapahoes have denied t lie authority
of the agent. Captain Xickerson. who
has refused them permission to hold
their annual sun dance and denied
them passes. Trouble has been brew
ing for some time from other causes,
such as the late orders giving them
rations but twice a month instead of
weekly. :is heretofore, and the failure
of the government to issue weed grain
Captain Xickerson has applied to the
Indian department for I'nited States
troops to maintain his authority, and
is fearful a clash may occr.r at any mo
ment. The Shoshones have not yet
joined in the revolt.
Episcopalians are considering a plan
to divide I'nited States into provinces
with archbishops and a metropolitan.
President W. It. Harper tells Uni
versity of Chicago graduates that
long-continued research work may be
John V. Vesey has been awarded
$,(KR) damages against Chicago for
One hundred and one prisoners a
new record were taken to the Chi
cago bridewell In one day.
Patrick J. Gleason. former mayor of
Long Island City, died Monday night.
German naval authorities have re
jected a plan for a governmeent armor-plate
plant on the ground of ex
Captain McDougall and three sailors
of the ship Savona were killed by a
Official relations between France
and Portugal are severely strained.
It is officially announced at Bel
grade that Queen Draga has resumed
her place at the royal table.
President Ei razmix. of Chill has had
another severe attack of paralysis.
Archibald A. Glenn, city treasurer
of Wichita. Kan.. 1s dead. He was
one time lieutenant governor of Illi
The census of Ireland shows the
population to be 4.4."t;.34t. a decrease
of Ti.3 per cent.
The failure of J. H. Murphy is an
nounced on the Chicago stock, ex
change. Up to date, and including his offer
to Scotland. Carnegie has given away
Iowa rrehibitlonlst Meet.
Des Moines. Ia.. May 22. About 150
delegates were in attendance on the
Prohibition state convention, which be
gan here yesterday. John A. Earle, of
Waterloo, was temporary chairman.
The working committees were appoint
ed, after an address- by Chairman
Earle, and adjournment taken for the
(tor. snaw Appoints Jodrr.
Des Moines. Ia., May 22. Governor
Fliaw yesterday appointed Felix E.
Hughes judge of the Keokuk superior
court, vh-e ICichard F. Miller, who was
recently killed In a rnnaway.
President Kevlew School Children.
San KranHsen Miv f PrAcltunf
McKInlev vesterdav revlwd -nonrtv
50.OU0 school children of this city!
Early Silk Weavers.
Among the encouragements offered to
Bilk weavers during the first century of
the existence of this industry In Lyons
was exemption from military service
and taxation. So rapid was Its devel
opment that in 1650 the weavers num
bered 18,000, or 00,000 with affiliated
A CLOSE CALL
Two Shamrock Yachts
Encountered By a
THE NEW ONE IS A WRECK.
And Incidentally King Ed
ward Has a Mirac
London, May 22. During the race
between the two Shamrocks and the
Sybarita, in Solent today, a sudden
equall struck the yachts. The top
mast of the Shamrock II was carried
away and her main mast went bv the
beard, carrying all sails with it,
leaving her practically a wreck. The
topsail of Shamrock I was also
King's Narrow Escape.
King Eiward, who was aboard the
cup challenger as a guest of Sir
Thomas Linton, had a miraculous
escape from being killed. However,
no one was injured.
Cambridge, Mass., May 22. Fred
C. Foster, aged 43, of Cambridgeport,
who was under suspicion of the police
in connection with the explosion
which wrecked the Cambridgeport
National bank yesterday, committed
suicide by shooting today. Yesterday
Foster presented a check at the bank
calling for $1,100 for which he had no
funds in the bank.
THOSE DISGRACED CADETS.
Tonne Soldiers Dismissed or Disciplined
at West Point.
Washington, May 22. The names
of the cadets who were dismissed
from the military academy as the re
sult of the recent disturbances there
are: Henry L. Bolby, Nebraska;
John A. Cleveland, Alabama; Tran-
gett F. Teller, New York; Raymond
A. Linton, Michigan; Birchie O. Ma
li after, Texas, all of the sec
ond class. The folio w'n-r cidcf.s are
suspended without pay until April 1
next: Ulan C. Aleshire, Illinois; Ben
jamin l'. Aicuieuan, Mississippi;
James A. -Shannon, Minnesota; Charles
ralford, Utah, all second class; and
fhomas M. Gomperling, Ohio; Harry
Hawley, New York, third class.
IN JUDICIAL ELECTION.
Carlinville, May 22. The election
for judgeship to fill the vacancy in the
Second IUinois judicial district yester
day brought out a comparatively light
vote, and from the returns received,
B. Ricks, the democratic candidate.
appears to have been elected by 5,000
majority over George K. Cooper, re
publican. The vacancy was created
by the death of Judge Jesse M. rmi-
mrs. Mckinley is
San Francisco, May 22. Mrs. Mc-
Kinley is reported as having passed a
good night and is becoming stronger
Des Moines, May 22 When the
prohibition state convention convened
this morning, Kev. W. L. Ferris, of
Cherokee, was chosen permanent
chairman, and . the remaining tempo
rary officers were made permanent.
The committee on resolutions report,
which was adopted, commends con
gress for passing the anti-canteen
law, demands the overthrow of the '
iquor traffic, favors equal suffrage
and denounces the mulct law. The
state central committee presented a
report providing plans for conducting
the coming campaign and the collec-
t'on of funds to pay necessary ex
Des Moines, May 22 The principal
features of today's session of the Ep's-
copal diocesan convention was the
missionary meeting neia tnis morn-
as. at which Bishop Morrison, Kev.
Joseph Rushton, of Chicago, and Miss
Lillie dimmer, of Shanghai, were the
leading speakers. Diocesan Treasurer
Cassady reported he had. on hand
$102,069 in various funds, of which
$59,000 was for indigent and infirm
Misread the Sixa.
"How is it," asked the victim, "that
yon charge me 35 cents when the sign
says. 'First class hair cut 15 cents? "
But you haven't first class hair." re
plied the barber. Philadelphia North