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ROCK ISIiAXP. IXJi.. SATlfoPAYe JTHNE 29. 1901.
PBICE THESE CENTS.'
Steel Trust is Obdurate With
tion of Workers.
TURNS DCWN PROPOSITION
And Submits a Counter One
Asking Two Now in To
be Cut Out of Union.
rittf burg, June 29. The joint con
fore nee of the committee of the Amal
carnation Association of Iron, Steel
and Tin workers and the American
Sheet Steel company and the Ameri
can Steel and Hoop company, which
has been Tn session here, was unable
to reach an agreement on the wage
scale for the ensuing Tear - and ad
The Amalgamated association of
ficials a'ked (hat the scale be
feigned for all the union mills
and the manufacturers present
ed a counter proposition not
only refusing to sign for all union
mills, but stipulating two plants that
were included last year bo excepted
The conference then broke up.
Strike at Once Ordered.
President Shaffer at once issued i
strike order. The strike will involve
ail the union sheet mills in the coun
try and about 20.000 stilled work
.Notwithstanding Shaffer's order it
is tbonght another effort will be made
next week to effect a settlement, as it
is known that neither side is anxious
for a protracted shut down
AGAIN ACQUITS PITT.
Manila, Jane 9. The ' military
court composed of volunteer c ilk-era
which ccjuitted Harold M Pitt, man
ager cf Kvans & Co.. government
contractors, on the charges cf iui
properly purchasing government
stores, which verdict Provost Mar
shal D&v'ii ordered to be reconsid
ered, has reiterated its acquit Ul of
l ilt, lbe latter s ignorance of law
and the uncertain testimony cf Capt.
Barrows are given as reasons for
Pitt's non-conviction. Gen. Davis
characterizes the verdict as a trav
esty on justice.
BREAK IN HOT WAVE
Chicago, June 29. A thunderstorm
during the early hours of today broke
the hot wave that has prevailed for
tiearly a week, resulting in many
deaths and prostrations. At 9 the
temperature was 71. Reports re
ceived this morning by the Associ
ated Press show a marked fall in tem
perature in the western lake region
and upper Mississippi valley from
that prevailing yesterday. This slight
brea. in the hot wave, however, will
probably be only temporary, as the
weather bureau states that no cool
wave has developed and the temper
ature will probably rise again. The
intense beat still prevails throughout
the eastern and southern states, but
there are indications that some relief
will be experienced tonight.
NO ARRESTS LIKELY:
BANK TO REORGANIZE.
New York, Jane 29 United States
Commissioner Shields said today the
evidence submitted by a certain num
ber of persons looking to the prosecu
tion of the officers of the Seventh Na
tional rank was not sufficient to jus
tify him in issuing warrants. At a
conference of a number of leading
stockholders of the Seventh National
last night it was decided to reorgan
ize the bank and continue business
provided such action met with the
approval of the stockholders as a
body. The stockholders will be
called upon for an assessment of 100
per cent of their holdings.
IN SOUTH AFRICA
London, June 29. Kitchener tele
graphs: "The Boers attacked two
block houses on the Delsgoa line near
Hrngspruit uu the 26th. An armored
'train arrived and scattered the Bjers.
killing four. It is reported that 20
injured were carried off. Field Cor
net Depriez surrendered at Pietcrs
burg with 41 men."
Icipzig. June 29. Eduard Krcp-
man, toe oanier, coinmiueu suiciae
today bj snooting.
Hake tbe Used 3T u tn be r Fifteen.
Peru. I ud.. June 21. In removing
the wreckage at t'ass. the scene of the
wreck on the Wabash railroad Tues
day night, another bdy was found un
der one of lhe demolished cars. It
was identified an Pasceno Manteno.
aged in. daughter of Tcusa Manteno,
who w iyu .
Is the Country nl Bank Fallnrss 2tot
Likely to Oire Much Trouble.
New York. June ir. tJ. Dun &
Co.' weekly review of trade ways: It
does not follow that because bud bank
ing methods here caused one of the
entailer New York, bank.- to close its
doors, with attendant circumstances
that create discussion in Wall "street,
general business is in any way affected
by or at all responsible for the trouble.
The country is undeniably prosperous,
and with prospects- of an abundant
harvest to supply our own needs and
increasing European deficiencies the
situation Is viewed with confidence.
few more labor disturbances bave aris
m. but others have been settled.
riie fiscal year closes with rondi
tions In the iron and coal industry in
marked contrast to the situation at tin
corresponding date In 1SMX). Quota
tions were then receding rapidly with
out stimulating: activity; Idleness wa
the rnleat furnaces and mills and
v.-ape scales were under serious discus
s!on. with employers and labor organ
Iza tions far apart In their views. This
year difficulty is experienced In stop
pins machinery long enough to make
necessary repairs, and the other con
nltious are changed greatly for the
Failures for the Week numbered 204
In the Lnited States, against 207 last
year, and 2.1 In Canada, against 2
WHAT JOHNSON BELIEVES.
Relatlte to Private Monopoly What
8crlppa Does Not Kaonr.
Detroit. June 21). "I aui one of
those."said Mayor Toui I. Johnson, of
Clevtlund, liefore the second National
Social aud Political conference, at its
TOM t. JOHNSOU.
opening session yesterday, who e
lieves that the greatest t-vil threaten
ing tl-.is country todny is monopoly in
private hands. Johnson tlionsht that
he cure for monopoly was qunl tas
Mtioii. There were less than 1K peo
ple in I hilharnionic hall when Presi
lent Kltwivd Ponieroy. of N'ew lork.
called the conference lo order.
"How lo I'se thf- Press." was dls-
-ttssed by James K. Scrlpps. of De
troit (who frankly .admitted that he did
not know), and Willis .1. A1bott. of
Ann Arbor, while George II. Kibley. of
Washington, and Charles B. Patterson.
editor of The- Ann.!. discussed "How
to Use Books nnd Pamphlets."
Negro That Fight a Blob Is finally Cap-
to red oy the Sheriff.
Panther. W. Va.. June 21). ornerei
i a house by a determined band of
iifuriated citizen- bent on meting sum
mary mob law to hlni. Peter Price, a
negro charged with insulting a lady.
n his desperate efforts tor defend him
self from the mob cut and killed
oorge Honks and F. M. McGriin. and
seriously cut Charles Iiavis. The cut-
ing o-curred at lager, a s?imll town
five miles- south of here. When Jrice
ook refuge in the house the mob bat
ercd down the door, and s it en-
ered Iri-e. with a knife in each hand,
Hooks anil McGran fell to t bo floor.
Witii another swing of his knife lie
laid open Invis" ulidomen. nnd then
eaped from the window. He was
pursued and captured by officers, who
hurriedly sent him to the jail at Welch
o avoid the vengeance of the infuri
WO MIDGETS POOL ISSUES.
Stan Measnree Four Feet Six and Woman
I'uar Fret Five In Height.
Benton Harbor. Midi.. June 20.
Two midgets. Curt It. Fougcr. of this
lty. measuring four feet, six inches
n height, ana Dorothea .Mciiaviu. or
hclago, four feet, live inches tall.
were married here. This is the small
est couple ever married In Michigan.
The groom is 4 years old and the
bride 2.". The parents of the couple
were of ordinary size. To each of the
midgets there was an unhappy future
until a year a;ro. when, through the
kindness of one of Fonger's friends, lie
met Miss Mctiarvin at her home on
Firry-fifth street, in Chicago.
The bride's parent are not living.
She is of Kiiglish-Scotcli descent, and
lias been the head stenographer for
Sears. iCoebuck & Co.'s establishment
in Chicago, giving up an Important
position to make a happy home which
will b established Immediately in this
Instance of the Irony of Fate
Benton Harbor. Mich.. June 29. C
Day. the inventor of the endless chain
niarhine trucks for handling freight. Is
dead. Day was perfecting an Inven
tion which was thought would revolu
tionize the trucking of freight and
make him rich, lie diet In straitened
rounril In m Had l.lcht.
Newcastle. Pa.. June 2I. The city
council of Newcastle has rejected An
drew Carnegie's offer to donate money
for a free library lecause the labor
union opjoed the acceptance. The
council had asked Carnegie to make
And Baklns In the Dollars?
- City of Mexico. June 20. A nuruner
of l'uitil States palmists ami spirit
ualists have arrived here and are ere
AU&Z sensation. .
FUNNEL WAS MISSING
Otherwise the Twin Citie3 Got
A' I the Characteristic Feat
ures of a Cyclone.
NOT A VEET WILD ONE, HOWEVEE,
One Fatality Results and Much Class
la Smashed Mud Storm in tbe
Minneapolis. Minn., June 20. With
all the accompanying phenomena of a
cycloue except the funnel-shaped cloud
a heavy electrical and rain storm
swept over this city at 4 p. m. yes
terday. The streets were filled with
anxious crowds watching the clouds,
and when the storm finally broke the
only wonder is more were not injured.
One person Holly Bennett was killed
bv a live wire, and these injured: Hell
i - .1. ..1 1 . I ,. ... . .
Eck. shocked by live wire, at hrst re
ported lead: Mrs. Morey, leg broken
and shoulder dislocated. The Home
laundry, where' Mrs. Morey was in
jured, was totally wrecked.
Narrow Escape of Workmen.
The storm leveled part of the can
vas indosure of the Pawnee Bill Wild
West show, aud several people were
Injured, none seriously. Scores of
window lights were broken throughout
the business district, in some cases the
force being from withiu, as in a tor
nado. One of the grain tauks being
built by the Pioneer Steel Elevator
company in southeast Minneapolis' was
tilted from , its foundation, and col
lapsed like an empty glove. The work
men licely escaped. A special to Tbe
Times from West Superior, Wis., says
there whs a torrent of "rain there aud
great damage was done.
How It Struck the Other Twin.
St. Paul. Minn.. June 20. Yesterday
afternoon at 4 o'clock a heavy wind
and rain storm struck this city and
neighborhood, drenchiug everything
thoroughly, and doing considerable
dannige of a minor sort, although
amounting to a heavy loss in t lie ag
gregate. Sluule trees suffered greatly,
mauy chimneys were blown down, a
niimler of small buildings were par
tially wrecked, and the telephone and
electric wires were badly demoralized.
Half a dozen people were reported in
jured, but none yet heard from Is in a
-rioiis couditiou. The storm lasted I
a I Mint half an hour, and had many of !
the appearances of a tornado, the cltv
being in semi-darkness during its prev
alence, but within fifteen minutes aft
er the rain i-eased the siiu was shilling
brightly and the scattered wreckage
was all that indicated the reccut pres.
ome of a storm.
SOHF.THINO KKW IN OLD II'KUS.
Wisconsin Town Threatened, With a. Storm
of Mud Other Weather.
sr. t'aui. .Minn., .nine :::. a ew
Richmond. Wis., special to The Pioneer
lresK s-ays: . "A veritable mud storm
parsed over this section late yesterday
afternoon. The storm came up from
the west in the most threatening fash
ion, but went to the north and south
or the town, doing great damage lo
growing crops and to trees and out
buildings. There was a tremendous
downpour of rain and hail. The wind
seemed to pick up and carry mud.
which was plastered over everything.
Numerous reports mive leeii received
of the killing of live stock.
Minneapolis. Minn.. June 20. A
Time special from Montevideo. Minn..
says: . small cyclone swooned dowu
on the farm of t;. Jung, about twelve
miles northeast of here, this afternoon.
so badly Injuring the hired man that
his recovery is doubtfuL Jung, his
wife and two children were carried
about twenty rods, but escaped with
slight Injuries. The house and out
buildings were destroved.
Bird Island. Minn.. June 20. A hail
storm yesterday afternoon destroved
rops from Miles to near this1 place, a
distance of nine miles. All the glass
on the west side of buildincs in Olivia
was broken, and a number of plate
glass store fronts were blown in.
IiCrosse. Wis., June 20. A tornado.
doing thousands of dollars' worth of
lamage. passed over this city at 7 p.
in. yesterday. It came from the west.
iccouipanied by heavy rain and light
ning. The roof of the Hotel Boycott,
n four-story structure, was blown ha if
h block away, landing on another large
building and wrecking its roof. The
new Norwegian I.utherom hospital
Live Stock Convention and Shew.
Chicago. June 20. Final arrange
ments have been made for the fifth
annual convention of the American Na
tional Live Stock association, and the
second annual Live Stock exposition,
which will le h1d In this city Dec.
and ; inclusive. John W. Springer,
president of the association, has leased
the Sludebaker theatre for the ses
sions. Glass Workers Take a Vacation.
Pittsburg. June 20. A., the flint
glass factories of the country operated
under the scales of the American Flint
Class Workers" union will close tonight
ror periods ranging from four weeks
to two months. Fully -lO.iHKi men ami
lioys will enjoy the customary summer
Samuel Gompers Gets a Bad Fall.
Washington. June 121. Samuel Gom
pers, who was knocked down by a
street car yesterday. Is laid up with
brain congestion. He was reiorted to
Ih resting easier last night. An in-
vesrVsntion has not developed any frac
ture of the skull.
lie round tU Gas. All night.
Longansimrt, Ind., Jnne 20. Dr. J.
N. Neff. with a lighted match, hunted
for a gas leak in his home, and found
it. Hi laboratory was demolished in
the explosion, the plastering was shat
tered and the building was set on fire.
Dr. Neff esaHl uninjured, and aided
the department in extinguishing the
RINT NG C
s A ft J Moat
Cusntloa Ends Aftaa Most Profitable
Session The Ufltiers Elected.
Elgin. Ills., June A. The ninth an
nual convention of tli Allied Priming
Crafts Union- of Illinois adjourned
Thursday after out cs' the- most profit
able sessions held e.v that body in
years. What the meet np lacked in the
number of dele.gates It made up In en
thusiasin. The closiiu hours were de
voted to thf discussion of makiug next
year's inn-ting, which convene in Au
rora the third TuesdaV in June, a mon
ster celebration of it tenth anniver
sary and at least two iiays business
of the convention, tti 'be interspersed
witii speecbniaking ami piciiic. to
which nil organized labor of the state
Is to "be invited.
Thomas P. SheeliJin. of Elgin, the
president, was re-elertei! 'hy acclama
tion. an honor never before conferred
on the executive heml of the organ
i.ation. Other offlcer elected are:
Vice president. E. J. Uuyuiond. of An
rota; secretary-treasurer. John A
On run. of Peoria (re-elected). Dele
gates to the Illinois State Federation
J of Labor: C. C. Rupp. Chicago: Walter
. S. Bush, Peoria: K. J. Raymond. An
' - I V? 1 .1 r. 1 1 .i l- o w.u TA l!ivr(TA
Automobile Has Produced a Re'
markable Phenomenon in
I FEE3TCH ENSIGH FLIES AT BERLIN
Town Is Brilliant with tbe Tri-Color
Kaiser Steers Vncbt to Vic
tory at Kiel.
Berlin. June 20. The automobile
race from Paris to Berlin is reMionsi-
ble for the fact that f-r the first tim
since l.,( i-reucii aim t.ei uiau nags
are pcacably ilyiug together in Berlin.
The tricolor Is seen on nearly every
street and on the hotels, and it has
even been raised over public, buildings
The French aud the Cciuian Bags are
Intertwined over the g4te of the bar
racks of the crack Cuards corps.
where some of the competing auto cars
will todav be boused. The cutire city
of Berlin is sigog with excitement
ii bout the race. The contestants are
due here today. Bets ire freely made
on the winner, aud M. Fouruier is the
Accidents Incidents! to the Race.
The itolice of Berlin are very busy
making extensive preparations safely
to handle th Immense crowd's which
will wit'uess the finish of the contest
nuiI to uvoid ooTTfst)!! and accidents.
There lire thousands of visitors in Ber
lin from wutside points, nnd two extra
trains have arrived from Paris bring
ing those interested in the event. A
succession of minor accidents marked
the middle stage of the race. The pe
troleum motor blew up while approach
ing Dussehlorf. and its oceti pants were
slightly injured. While the French
consul, with a party, was going out
to meet the racers bis car overturned.
Count de IVrigord. the fourth racer to
arrive at Aix-la-Chnpp lie, was so s
riously ill from the strain that he has
been compelled to abandon the con
Fournler's Arrival at Hanover.'
llauover. Juue.l. The weather was
brilliant here and among the thou
sands who assembled to witness the
nrrival'of contesting motor cars were
I Mike Ratibor. president of the Auto
mobile club of Germany: Baron Roths
child nnd Count Sierstorff aud the
Hanover municipal authorities. When
M. Fournler drove Into the city at a
high rate of sred the band struck up
the "Marseillalse. and the winner of
theAix la-Chapelle-Haiiover event was
vociferously " cheered. The arrival of
M. de Craia, on a ear of German con
struction, was also heartily cheered.
The competitors in the race were given
a banquet last evening, when the com
plimentary toasts included one to Pre
ident I.oubet, of France, and another
to Hanover's French guests. Speaking
at this banquet I Mike Katibor express
ed his recognition of what Frenchmen
had contributed toward the success of
the race, and thanked them for their
Kaiser Steers to Ictorjr.
Kiel. June 20. The Meteor, the
kaiser's- fast yacht, was severely dam
age 1 during her passage from Eng
land. Consequently Emperor William
entered the Idutia in yesterday's race.
The Iduna arrived at Travemunde at
" p. in. yesterday, the winner in a field
of thirty-three yachts. The emperor
steered the yacht himself through a
rough sea. ' Prince Ruppreeht, of Ba
varia, the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar.
Count vou Buelow, tlrt imperial
hancellor. and other distinguished
personages were on board the Iduna.
The empress followed the yachts to
Travemunde on the imperial yacht'
Took Two 'services to Wed 'Kin.
Buffalo, June 20.-The weddiug of
Count Franz Josef von I.arisch Moe
nich. of Austria, a nephew of the em
peror of Austria, anil Miss Marie Saf
terlield. daughter of the lata John Sat
terfield, the Standard Oil magnate, oc
eurred Thursday afternoon. There
were two ceremonies. Justice II sight,
of the court of appeals, first wedding
the couple, aud the Rev. Cameron J,
Da vies afterward reading the Epis
copal marriage service.
Supresne Court Jndr Very III.
Grand Rapids. Mich.. June 20.
Hon. John W. Champlin. former Judge
of t he state supreme court. Is a sick'
man. He has been in failing health
tor more than a year, but ha Imm-ii
able to attend to such law business as
came to his nffiee. Kr severnl davs
Iif. hua tiMkn -finn tio.1 t hiu lion,to miiI I
bis condition Is causing touie anxiety!
nmong hU rrlenrta
LAST WORDS ARE LIES
Unless Human Courts and Testi
mony Are Both of Frauds
WITH FALSEHOODS ON THEIS LIPS
Two Murderer Go Hence to tbe World
Beyond the Boundary or
" - Time. , -
Birmingham, Ala., June 20. Prank
Miller, a notorious safe robber, was
hanged here at 10:.") yesterday morn
lug. Miller met death stoically. After
he had mounted the scaffold and
viewed the c rowd of .TOO spectators he
asked if any one desired to ask him
any questions. State Solicitor Hetlin
mounted the scaffold and urged Miller
to tell the truth. "I am innocent,"
he replied, "ami Duncan is innocent
too. If vou hang Duncan you will
hang an innocent man." Duncan is
his alleged accomplice who is serving
a life sentence. Miller repeated his
pravers after Father O'Reilly, aud just
before the drop fell be tried to kneel.
but could not do so because his legs
Identified by Their Victims.
The crime for which Miller was
hanued was the murder of Policeman
J. W. Adams one night in March. 11MH.
Earlier In the night the safe of the
Standard Oil company bad lieen blown
oneu and robbed by a gang of five
men. About midnight Policemen I
W. Kirklev and J. W. Adams arrested
Frank Miller and Frank Duucau. two
suspicious looking men. En route to
the station bouse they broke away ami
fired on the officers, fatally wounding
both of them, nnd escaping. Later
Miller and Duncan were apprehended
Officer Kirklev had died before the
prisoners could be taken before him
for Identification, but Adams was still
alive, and liefore he died he identified
Miller as the man who shot him and
Duncan as the slayer of Kirkley.
Germany Wanted a Commutation.
Miller was convh ted aud given the
death pcnnltv and Duncan was given
a life sentence in the penitentiary
After the supreme court 'had affirmed
hi- sentence Miller apiiealed to the
German anil issador. claiming German
citizenship. aid that official requested
the governor :o commute Millers sen
tence, but tills request was not grant
ed. Governor Jelks Thursday eveuing
finally accepting the recommendation
of the pardon board not to interfere In
Another Time Swings OR'.
One hour after the Miller hanging
Alonzo Williams, colored, was hangi
from the same scaffold. Williams,
wlnle serving a life sentence for mur
der in the Pratt mines penitentiary.
killed a fellow convict named Bob Cal
la han by stabbing bini with a coa
pick. 1 he murder was the result of a
-AIRS. Rl IHVKS'S FALSE CO.VKKSSIOX
Made It tn Save Her Hnsliand from the
Lightning of .Instice.
Columbus. O.. Juue 20. Mrs. Edwin
Ruthven. wife of the Cleveland mur
derer who was executed by electricity
at the iSeniteutiary yesterday morn
ing. made a last effort to save the life
of her husband. In the presence of
Rev. W. M. I.angford and others she
declared that she herself killed Police
man Sliipp. She said that on the
night of tlie murder she and her hus
band had a little quarrel, and she left
file house to ccol her wrath. She met
liarles Jacobs, the mysterious indi
vidual of whom Km liven spoke so of
ten, and he a-ked for Ruthven. say
ing that lie had a job on hand. She
oM him that her husband was not at
home, but that she would help.
According to her story she dressed
herself in her husband's clothing and
nssisted Jacobs in committing the
burglary. Policeman Sliipp appeared
mi the scene and Jacobs tied, leaving
her alone with the policeman. She
used her revolver and Shipp was killed.
iithven. hen told of the confession.
declared that It was not true and that
his wife was innocent of any crime.
He died in ignorance of an effort to
ommil suicide which she made a ff w
lays ago. Ruthven protested his own
iinocpiice. however, of a crime of
which hi- was undoubtedly guilty.
Mangled Corpse on the Rail.
Waukegan. Ills.. June 20. The ter
ribly mangled body of a man was
found Thursday beside the Chicago,
Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad tracks
near Gnrnee station. I he tiead and
legs were severed from the trunk. The
man had evidently fallen or been
thrown from a traiu aud been run
over by another tram. A mileage
book, sold nt Watertown. N. Y.. to P.
J- Sargent, is Supposed to Indicate the
man s name and home.
Ferry Went Home Occasionally.
Waukegan. Ills.. June 20. Samuel
T. Ferry and Mrs. Flora E. Radcliffe.
of Chicago, are both in Jail on com
plaint of Mrs. Ferry. Mrs. Ferrv al
leges that her husband and the woman
ived here together as man and wife
from Jan. 1 to April 1 of the present
year. Ferry Is also charged with
abandonment and non-support. Mrs.
Ferry herself was In Chicago all this
Imp and Ferry went home at Inter
Crane'a Divorce Suit Dismissed.
Racine. Wis.. June 20. The divorce
mit of George Crane was dismissed
by Judge Fish. In the circuit court.
In the complaint Mrs. Crane was
chanted with undue intimacy with
Frank K. Bull on several occasions nt
Chicago and other places. Judge Fish.
In throwing out the suit, held that the
evidence did not tend in any way to
Kbow improper relations between Mrs.
Crane and Bull, and thatsnothing was
shown to lead a reasonable man even
to suspect KHilt.
MISCREANTS AT MUNCIE.
Condition or Affairs That Is Blot on tbe
rare of the Earth.
Muucie, Ind., June 20. The com
munity is aroused over the revelations
growing out of the criminal assault on
two younsr women by the gang- which
lias long terrorized certain portions of
the city, as the t-xa initiation reveals a
State of affairs fully as bad as inPater
hoii, X. J. Within a few days the gang.
composed each time of six or eight
men, has euticed girls from the city ta
the country. Miss Aletha Pncket wai
attacked in tbe woods. Her fseort ran
away, leaving her to her fate. He Is
said to be a member of the gang. Geor
gia Davis. 14 years old. waa driven to
Kirby Hill iu a buggy, where she was
assaulted by eight m-mer of the
Arthur Favors, who admits that he
was a witness to the affair, it is al
leged, acted as the decoy. The def en ri
ant have beMi committed to jail in de
fault of $2,uo each, where they will
likely remain until the September
term of court. Prosecutor Dearth is
now trying to unearth other criminal
assaults, in which it is believed the
gang took part. There are said tolx a
uuni'ber of other victims, whose lives
were threatened if they told of their
disgrace, and who have keen fright
ened into silence.
Bliss rifielil Knew Nothing of Her Depar
ture Iroiu Home.
Janesville. Wis.. June 20. Miss
Heleu Fifield. the 10-year-old daughter
of Alderman F. E. Fifield, whose mys
terious disappearance a week ago has
kept the entire city In a frrment of
anxiety, was brought borne Thursday
evening by .lames S. Fifield. her fa
ther's brother and business partner.
She was found in a private boarding
house at Buffalo by a Chicago woman
who was a dose friend of the family,
and who went to Buffalo for the pur
jiose of identifying the young woman.
She made the trip to Buffalo in pur
suit of a clew which a private detec
tive agency picked up at the Home
hotel In Chicago lost Monday. Miss
Fifield was speedily found and brought
back home. She knew nothing about
her preparations for leaving home, re
membered absolutely nothing of her
experiences in Chicago, nor how she
reached Buffalo. Evidence gathered
by the detectives showed that she was
without doubt the young woman who
registered at the Home hotel as Mrs.
WANTS MONEY FOR MURDER
Civil Action to Kcrover $3,000 for the
Killing of a Woman.
Bloomiugtoii. Ills., Juue -O. Frank
Wilson, administrator of the estate of
Mrs. Mary E. Chism. has tiled suit in
the McLean county circuit court, this
city, against Merritt flilsm for .t."i.fM)
damages. This is a civil action to re
cover for tlie murder of Mrs. t'hism.
on tlie 12th of last May by her bus
band. Merrit Chism. I'hism, a farmer
living near Carlock. this county, killed
his wife in the presence of her chil
dren, cutting her throat with a pen
knife and beating out her brains witii
a ball bat.
He is now in jail in this city, with
out bail, awaiting hi trial, which will
probably be had in September. Chism
is the owner of iOO acres of-tine land
in McLean county, and is worth prob
ably $200,04)0. The suit is in the inter
est of the sou of Mrs. Chism. Harvey
Freeland. the child of a former hus
band. Mrs. Chism having been ; wid
ow when she was married to Chism.
Austria lias renewed diplomatic re
lations with Mexico, broken off at
The Britisli commons has adopted
the export tax on coal by St; majority.
The Kentucky Good Roads associa
tion has effected a permanent organ
John Bateuiau. colored, was- hanged
at Marion. Ark., for the murder of his
wife in 1!MK).
Edward Weiuschraber. of Williams
burg. X. Y.. was seriously Injured by
the explosion of a loaded cigarette.
Three robbers forced the proprietor
and six customers into the icebox in a
saloon ar Chicago.
Chinese bandits have seized four
walled cities in Manchuria.
Italian troops fired on agricultural
strikers at Ferrara. and several men
were reported killed.
The Duke of Manchester says he lost
bis money in theatrical enterprises.
and has never gambled.
The saeugerfest of the North Amer
ican Saeugerbuud closed at Buffalo
with a grand volksfest withiu the Pau-
Arthur Pue Gorman, of Maryland,
wants to get rul of the "ex" before his
Joseph Lad lie. the fouuder of Daw-
on City, in the Klondike, died
Wednesday at his home In Schuyler
Falls. N. Y.
Jesse Yauscoy and his brother John.
aged respectively 2 and 11 years, were
drowned near Ames, la.
The story that the pope is iu bad
health is positively denied at Rome.
loo allien r un on Sundays.
St. Joseph. Mich.. June 20. The
common council has decided to allow
no trape:-.e performances here on Sun
days, or any like amusements. It is
said even the saloonkeepers objected
to such desecration of Sunday. Mem
bers of the council declared tliat the
lights of churches to the day should
be respected. The reputation of St.
Joe as a Gretna Green was also re
ferred to in no complimentary terms.
f.iopemeMt at Jkenosna.
Kenosha. Wis.. June 21). Mis Ethel
L. Torrey. a prominent woman of this
city and h teacher in the public school,
eloped with and was quietly married
to Edward A. Dediemar at Waukegan.
Pioneer Iowa Mason Dead.
Cedar Rapids. Ia.. June 20. T. S.
rrvin. for fiftv-eiirht Tears crand sec
retary or the Iowa Masonic grauai
BIG FIELD MEET
Duffey, of Georgetown, Wins
ioo-Yard Handicap at
AMERICANS FALL IN HURDLES
Drawing for the Boat Races -
Lcndon, June 29. At the London
Athletic club meeting today A. F.
Duffey, of Georgetown university.
Washington, won the final 100-yard
handicap in 10 seconds. Kraenzlein,
of Chicago, and A. C. Baxter, of the
University of Pennsylvania, both fell
in the preliminaries in the hurdles
when in the lead. The final was won
by Carey, the Irish champion.
In the weight putting contest, Cox,
of Pennsylvania, was first with 45
feet 1 inch. In the long jump Kraez
lein was first, clearing 23 feet, 3
Drawing; for Boat Races.
Uenley. June 2'J. In drawing for
position- in the rowing: races for the
grand challenge cup the university
crew today got the buck's side, which
gives an estimated advantage of from
one to two lengths. In drawing for
pairs Pennsylvania drew the Eon-
don rowing club, one of the weakest
crews here. Inner meets the Thames
crew. This is generally taken to sig
nify that Pennsylvania gets into the
final heat probably with Leamicr, as
the Amercans only meet two of the
Foamier Is First.
Berlin, June 29. Fournier i3 the
first of the automobile racers tn
reach here. He arrived at 11:3s-
this morning and was tremendously
cheered by a big crowd. Girardot
was second, arriving: at 12:08, and
Brssnier third, at 12:26; Dekuyff was
NEW TRIALS GRANTED
IN TWO DAMAGE SUITS
Judge Gest this morniDg granted a
new trial in the Bigalki case, in which
a verdict of $100 was returned f jr the
death of the child- of iLe plaintiff.
who was killed by a wagon of the Mo-r
line Channel Ice company. The mo
tion for a retrial was made by the
plaintiff's attorney, W. K. Moore.
A new trial was also allowed ia the
case of Mary Cass vs. the In-City
Railway company on motion of Jack
son & Uarsi, attorneys for the de
fense. The verdict was .for $2,0CO
damages for injuries alleged to have
caused the death of the plaintiff be
fore the case came to trial.
A motion for a new trial in the
Banker case, where a verdict of $3,500
had been, given, was overruled and
judgment entered. Judgment was
also entered in the case Daebelliehn
Two divorces were granted. Wil
helmina Hanshaw was accorded legal
separation from Henry Hanshaw on
the ground of cruelty, and Frank Car
ver was released from matrimonial
bonds with Gertrude . Carver on
the ground of desertion.
This afternoon Judge Gest heard a
petition for an injunction against the
Peoria Railway company, prayed by
the trustees of the village of Coal Val
ley to stay the changes being made in
the defendant's tracks through that
place. It was contended that the fill
now being made damages adjoining
property. Searle & Marshall repre
sented the village, and Jackson
Hurst the company.
REGULATIONS FOR BARBERS
Adopted by the Slate Barbers' (mmisaion
T-ansinjr, Mich., June 29. The new
st.ite barbers commission has elected
these officers: President, James II.
Hooper. Ishpeiuinir; vice president,
Henry I. Busby, Hastings: secretary.
K. M. Eillmore, Lansing. The board
formulated a set of general rules foL
the government of shops.
These rules, which will be officially
promulgated at once, require that
mugs, shaving brushes and razors be
sterilized: that a separate clean towel
be used for eaeh customer; that alum,
or material used to stop the flow of
biood be used only in powdered form:
that the use or powder puffs and
sponges be prohibited; that every shop
be provided with hot and cold water;
that no person be allowed to use a
shop for a dormitory; that every bar
tier cleanse his hands thoroughly im
mediately after serving each customer.
Fald f 40,9.0 for a Farm.
Fowler. Ind., June 29. Wednesday
afternoon (ieorgo Matthews and Wal
lace Evans, ef Kowler. bought the
Henry ?teveuoti farm, of Pine town
ship, for $40,(Cai. This is one-of the
largest land deals, in Benton county
for se-eral years.
8trlke for a lO Per Cent. Baise.
Des Moines, Ia.f June 29. The cel
lar men in the branch establishment
of the National Starch works in this
city have struck for a 10 per cent, in
crease. Two hundred men are out of