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VOL.. LI. XO. 19.
ROCK ISLAXD, ILL., FRIDAY, XOVEMBER 8, 1901
PRICE TWO CEXTS.
COURT HAS IT
The Testimony in the
Naval Inquiry Fully
LEMLY'S FINAL EFFORT
Admiral Schley the Sub
ject of a Great
Washington, Nor. 5. After sitting
covering forty days, and with a record
w hich when completed will cover about
2.O0O pages, the Schley court of inquiry
yesterday at 3:15 p. m., adjourned it
last public iession. To Captain Leinly.
the judge advocate, had been assigned
the duty of making the closing rgu
ment in the case, and soon after he
had completed his upeecb Admiral
Iewey. bringing his gavel down upon
the big flat table, said: "There lieing
no further business, the court Is ad
i.imij-R speech in the main was an
analysis of the testimony, but occas
ionally a coin-lusioii was drawn, and
fntueut!y there was criticism of the
course pursued by Schley. Speak itig
of Commodore Schley's conduct Cnp
t.iln Lcmly said: "From my knowledge
of the man having served under hia
oiiiiiuind on two cruler I have nev
er believed, nor do I claim from thr
eviiJrnee. that personal misconduct or
to call a spade a spade, cowardice
Mas exhibited by Commodore Schley.
- But I submit with regret that
the commodore exhibited un
steadiness in puriKwie and in push ant)
failure to obey orders" in hi man
ageinent of the cruise on the south
const of Cuba In 1SS.
At the conclusion of his remark
Leinly submitted a quantity of reports,
etc.. and then the tiual adjournment of
the open court took place.
Admiral Dewey intimated that it
might be some time before the court
would render its decision, as it wjis
proposed to go over the case thor
oughly. S-hlt-j-t.lven Ovation.
As Admiral Schley and his attor
neys left the building wherein the
sittings were held the hero of Santi
ago was the subject of u great ova
tion which was continued until be
reached the navy yard gate.
Made Through Miss Stone
self for Her licit-use.
Solia, Bulgaria. Nov. S. A letter lias
been received from Miss Stone, who is
a. prisoner for ransom with brigand,
ui wihich fhe says she is well, a Is
Mme. Tsilka. and ends a proposal for
hep release dictated by the brigands.
The letter is dated Nov. 1. Consul
Oencral Dickinson has dispatched a
messenger with a reply to the brig
ands' proposals as formulated In Miss
Stone's letter. It is understood that
an agreement as to the amount of the
ransom has leen virtually established.
The settlement as to the manner and
place of payment and the surrender of
the captives presents the most diffi
culty, but an entente Is expected soon.
The brigands are not willing to cross
into Turkey to obtain the money, while
the Bulgarian government would op
pose releasing Miss Stone on Bulgarian
HARD UP FOR FUEL
All Sorts of Things Being Used in the
Natural CJus I le
gion. Windfall. Ind., Nov. S. Cord wooi,
goods boxe, boards and chips have
been in demand for fuel during the
present lov temierature, the Windfall
Gas company not being able to supply
its patrons with sufficient gas. The
company will put dowu two new wells,
one having unexpectedly failed, but if
this fchonld prove insufficient the peo
ple will no longer depend upon gas for
fuel purposes this winter.
Muncie. Ind., Nov. 8. The Muncie
Natural Jas vonipany has Issued a
i-iatement to the press aud public It
is stated that all of the gas has been
turned on. The company gives .er
missiou to let a committee from news
papers and the eouncil-and citizens, in
vestigate the reduction fetation and the
entire plant. The company insists
,th.nt It Is not responsible for the gas
El wood. Ind.. Nov. S. The shortage
of gas supply has been keenly felt by
Elwood factories. Coal Is being used
by some companies
GREENE PAYS PENALTY
FOR DOUBLE CRIME
Des Moines. Nov. . Otis Greene
today pleaded guilty to murder in,
the secoinl degrce and was sentenced
to life imprisonment. Greene Killed
his wife last September ami shot
himself through the temple produc
ing total bliudJicM.
A SHOCKING DEED
Self Inflicted Torture of a Learea
worth Woman Ends in
Leavenworth. Nov. Tliis morn
nig -Mrs. William Texter believed to
be deranged saturated Iter clothing
with kerosene, and set tliem on lire
and burned to death.
TAYLOR'S STORY TOLD
Testimony lor the Defense in the
Grand Rapid Doodle
Grand Rapids. Mich., Nov. S. In the
trial of City Attorney laut K. Sals
i v.vy II. A. Taylor was on the stand
ail day. telling of his connection will
what he insisted was an entirely legiti
mate IcaL lie testified that he had be
come interested in the hydraulic com
pany, which F. A. Carnmn represented
could h purchased, and sent ::."".ui.
Vpon coining here he employed T. F.
McGarry as attorney and paid him a
7"mki fe. He soon discovered that
Garnian did not have an option on the
hydraulic company, and drew his re
maining $I7.."M from the bank and
vvtnt home in disgust, carrying the
money in a valise.
I-ater. he said, a new proposition was
made, and he sent. $75.niu to the city
by a special messenger on Sept. 1".
Finding that the prospect were n,t
favorable he withdrew this money. On
cross-examination Taylor wavered on
several oint. and had cither forgot
ten or did not know.
George E. Nichols, attorney for Sals
bury, cited for contempt of court for
on alleged attempt lo bribe a witness,
made answer that if he was guilty of
the offense he should be proceeded
against under criminal law ami not by
contempt proceedings. lie refused to
recognize the court's jurisdiction in
the premises otherwise than as a crim
OLD TIME POSTMASTER
One Who Has Held uu Otlice in Illi
nois 43 Years Atxmt to
1 let in.
iilooiiiiugtoii. Nov. 8. One who is
believed to be the oldest Msimaster
in the United States lias just resign
ed. Frank .1. Schreiber. of Cruger.
Woodford county, has decided, that
-IS years continuous service or I'ncle
Sam is enough, and lists . forwurded
his resignation, lo the ' postmaster
general, lb was appointed in 1 S." s.
by Postmaster General Holt during
President Buchanan's udminist rat ion.
He has served 'umh-r 13 president,
but has never been disturbed by any
political upheavals during the past
forty years. He finds that the in
firmities of age. 74. are bearing too
heavily upon him. and he decided to
give u younger man a chance to draw
the sJOO annual salary that the
Cruger office pays. Sclireibcr has a
memory that is as clear as a dia
mond, and there is little history in
that section, that he can't recall, lie
is the proverbial "oldest inhabitant"
for the vicinity, and his statements
about matters of early histry are
always acceded without question.
Mr. Schreiber has but one complaint
to make about the postal depart
ment. He says that "in the big offi
ces some men draw too much money,
and in the small offices some men
draw too little.' The Cruger office
paid but a few dollars commission
per mouth in the early days, and
since then the increase has not been
SEVERE FIRE LOSS
AT BRADFORD, PA.
Bradford. Pa.. Nov. 8. Fire this
morning destroyed a dozen buildings
including the city hall. The loss is
Pittsburg. Nov. . The Pittsburg
Oil Befining company plant at Cosap
olis was damaged $75,000 by lire this
Three Men Severely Injured.
Milwaukee. Nov. S. In a collision i
Ietweeii a freight train and several!
ballast cars from a gravel pit on the
Wisconsin Central railroad 8t. Lake;
Emily, near Stevens Point, yesterday j
three of the crew of the freight wcrei
severely Injured and two others got!
away with bruises and scratches. The!
engine of the freight and five cars;
were wrecked. Tliose severely injured
nre: Engineer Holman. Fireman Mc
Grcjor and Brakcnmn Boyle. l
Bank Koblvcr Abroad In Iowa.
Des Moines. Ia.. Nov. S. The safe
of the bank at Hinton, la., was blown
up br expert cracksmen yesterday
and il.rtio secured. This is the fourth
bank robbery in Iowa in two weeks
attributed to the same gang.
A J Woman Ii of ltarn.
Pern. Ind., Nov. 8. Mrs. Margaret
A. Waite. of Gllead. who was terribly
burned br a lamp falling Into her lap
while she occupied an Invalid's chair
several days ago. is dead. She was SO
years old. and the mother of Mrs. W.
W. Loekvvood. wife of the editor of the
Han a, Caique Illrtli Flare.
Peru, Ind.. Nov. S. Ciarksen Macy.
auditor of Miami county, celebrated
his 41st birthday anniversary by re
maining all day in his office, which is
In the court house, where he was Ikm-ii.
Af the lime of his birth hl father
was sheriff and his resideuce was in
the court house.
Twenty-Six of Them Break Out
: of the United States Prison
LIFE BLOOD IS SHED IN THE HUSH
One Convict Being Killed Three
Guards Dangerously Wounded
Account ofthe Mutiny.
Leavenworth, Nov. s. Messages re
ceived from Tenganoxie at noon in
dicate that a numler of convicts are
trying to cross the Kansas" river near
Linwood, 20 miles southwest of
Leavenworth. Warden MeClaughry
is centering his force in the Linwood
neighborhood. Up to noon, not one
of the 26 convicts was captured.
Loavcuwiorth. Kan., Nov. S. One
E:au was killed, three others danger
ously wounded, and twenty-six desper
Kte convicts are at large a3 a lesul;
of a mutiny late yesterday afternoon
at the site of the new L'nited States
prison, two miles southwest of here,
where 40O prisoners from the federal
prison, in charge of thirty armed
guards, were at work. When the trou
ble begun' the reltelliotis prisoners had
cnly two revolvers. These had been
secreted in one of the walls of the
building by some unknown jersou.
There are two walls partly completed
Slid the remainder of the site of the
buiUliug Is surrounded by a high wood
en stockade. i
Klnif.failrr t.ets Hi (inns.
tins Parker, of Ardmore. I. T., one of
the ringleaders of the mutiny, under j
pretense of a necessity, walked to the
corner of the stockade, where the re-j
voivers were concealed, and under cov
er of some weeds secured them without
being detected. He returned to the
gang and passed one of the revolvers
Frank- Thompson, a negro from
South McAlester. I. T.. who secreted ii
about his person. When T. E. Hinds.
superintendent of construction, and
thiec unarmed guards prepared to
rouud up the men at the end of tin
day's work the two armed convict cov
ered them witli the revolvers.
Iluttl Willi the .iiarl- lit-wmi.
Then, encouraged by the other mu
tinous convicts, they forced Hinds and
the guards to walk before them to tin
northwestern corner of the stockade,
where they expected to make a rusli
through an owning. At the opening
in thf stoekade. however, the convicts
were met by C. H. Burrows, a guard,
who fought them back, but who re
ceived two siiots in the neck. The con
victs then rushed over to the south
wall, to auoi tier opening, and were met
by Arthur Trelfoid. an armed guard.!
who Is in charge of :ill the convicts.'
Treclford resisted the convicts, nndj-
was snot twice, but Hot dangerously
wounded. Defeated in their attempt
to tscaie at this point the men rushed
to the guard house, a temporary frame
structure where the arms arc kept.
Tnrnl.r.six Thiigit .rl Away.
The. guards from the outside rushed
In at this point and drove the convicts
away from the guard bouse. .T. F. !
Waldrnpe. a guard, shot aud killed!
Ford Quinn, from Byaii. I. T. Tin
then -made n irr.m.l rush for
the main entrance, and twenty-six
them succeeded In escaping. Most ol
the escaped men are from Indian Ter
ritory. Closely followed by the guards
the men ran to a nearby forest and
succeeded iu evading their pursuers.
The men went in the direction of Kas
toii. Kan., and it is reported here that
they have held up many farmers, tak
ing horses and clothing en route.
THE DAILY BANK ROBBERY:
SOUTH DAKOTA HIT
Yankton, S. Dak.. Nov. 8. The
bank of Scotland. South Dakota, was
robbed last night of $.".(M). The safe
was blown oeii ami the entire con
tents carried uwav.
TWO NEW TITLES
Loudon. Nov. t. The Duke of Corn
wall and York has been created
prince of Wales and earl of Chester.
REAR ADMIRAL SCHLEY.
'Awaits, tinder the Guidance of Divine Providence, the Verdict of
University, of St. Andrews Confcia
This Distinguished Honor
UMin Iron Kins
London, Nov. J. Vice Chancellor
Donaldson of the university of St.
Andrews announced today the unan
imous election of Andrew Carnegie
as lord rector. The students greeted
tlie announcement with prolonged
STANDARD ON TOP
Dig Oil Trust Scores a Victory Over
the State or e
Lincoln. Neb.. Nov. S. Thstandard
Oil company scored a victory in Ne
braska Wednesday when the referees
appointed by the supreme court to take
testimony submitted Their findings to
the court declariug in Yavor of the
company ami against the state in the
suit brought to-oust it under the anti
The suit was originally brought bv
loinicr Attorney General Smyth and
has been -fiending nearly three years.
The referees declare the allegations in
the state petition are not sustained by
the evidence. The court at an early
date will pass upon the report, and if
the usual custom Is followed it will be
WILL -SEEK NO 'MORE
to Discontinue Efforts lor!
Kcciprocity With This
.Montreal. Nov. s. At Ihe annual
banquet of the Canadian Manufactur
ers" association held here Wednesday
evening Sir Wilfrid I-iuriod. the Cana
dian premier. said that siuce ism; Can
ada had been sending delegation after
delegation to Washington in an en
deavor to st cure reciprocity. No more
delegations would be scut. On the
oulrary. he believed that it would not
be long before the United States would
be semli.ig delegations to Ottawa on
the same mission.
The feature of all the speeches was
the strong sentiment in favor of iui
perialwiii MONEY WAS PLENTY
Willi the Man Who Was Di-owucd
Near Ituena Vislu. Minn.,
l.a-t v ion lb.
LaCrusr- .. Wis.. Nov. S. It lias just
developed that Frank Maurer. v. ho vas
drowned l:i a lake near Hueua Vista.
..Minn., Oct. js, jiosscsscd a fortune, and
when he was drowned had .I'U on his
person. Mrs. Auolph Lcmloh. of this
city, sister of Maurer. lias gone to
P.pena VNfa to investigate the matter.
Mis lKdv Ii.ts not been recovered.
Maurer had a homestead of 1GO acres
"r ,;'n'1 1,1 Beillakc 4-ounty. Minn., and
men mere tnrce years, in
years, in a letter
received by Mrs. Ixiuloh. the cnly heir,
it whs stated that Maurer, at the time
of drowning, was crossing the lake in
company with two other men. When
in the middle of the lake the loat
sprung aleak. Maurer attempted to
swim ashore. The other two men es
caped. i wo i-.iif-iiHli Women Arrei-tt.
London. Nov. 8. The Daily New
says: "We learn that Miss Hobhoust
iiid a lady couianioii have been ar
rested in South Africa and presumably
deported." Miss Hohhousc was the
first to agitate'regarding ilie condition
of tiie British concentration camps.
l.uirciub Itmisr ituriit-il.
Chicago. Nov. S. The club house ot
Ihe Westward Ho Oolf club was eu-tirel;.-
destroyed by tire Wednesday
nlgiu. The fire originated from a log
in-mi '-open grate. The club was our
of ihe leading golf clubs in the. west.
The loss is ?13.(W.
PAVEMENT OP EREBUS
Those "Good Intentions" Pleaded
by Men Who "Misappro
priate" Others' Cash.
CASE HAPPENS UP IN MICHIGAN
Society Funds Bobbed of $57,000
and the Culprit Confesses and
A waits Judgment.
Fort Huron, Mich., Nov. S. By his
own written confession Charles D.
Thompson, supreme finance keeper of
the supremo tent. Knights of the Mac
cabees, and a prominent vessel ajul
tug man of this city, is a defaulter in
the sum of $."7,000. Thompson, how
ever, was heavily bonded in the Nation
al Surety company, of New York, and
the Fidelity aud Deposit company, of
Baltimore, and the order, therefore, is
protected from loss. Thompson made
no effort to escape after his defalcation
was discovered. He is now at his
home awaiting the action of the bond
ing companies. His embezzlement is
confessed iu a let .?to Supreme Com
mander D. 1. Markey, in which he
.-iys. after expressing his shame for
"Intended" to -Iut- Jt Back."
T was engaged In a legitimate busi
ness venture in which 1 had made a
large investment, and found myself in
a position when further money wns
necessary to save myself from bank
ruptcy and ruin. There was apparent
ly no chance for loss. I then betrayed
my trust, and used the. funds of the
t order, at the time believing there was
no quest "urn of my ability to replace
them within a short time. The amount
I used was S37.0OO. I have no hope of
being able to pay litis amount. I know
the order is protected from loss by the
surety lwnid of nearly twice the amount
in a ierfeetl.v responsible company, but
this docs not lessen my mental suffer
ing nor relieve me from the disgrace of
having betrayed the confidence reposed
How 111 Thrll Was UiMiivrrril.
The first intimation of the shortage
came last Tuesday afternoon when Su
preme Commander Markey and Su
picme Becnrd Keeper George .1. Sigle
w re checkiug over the finance keep
ers books. An error was discovered,
ami they called Thompson's attention
to if. He said that he would take the
hooks and papers home with him that
night aud look it up. Wednesday
morning he came to Supreme Com
mander Markov's office and confessed
that his accounts were short S."7.0 to.
He then and there sigucd a written
confession of the enilte.zlcnient. An
examination of the books followed am!
the shortage was disclosed.
-OC1KTV is .tlU'Ml.WTl.V MXl Ki:.
Kvery Otttrcr Who lia-.ntles Money Is
Bonded to I lie Limit of Liability.
Supreme Commander Markey makes
the following statement iu regard to
"Charles B. Thompson has leeii su
preme finance keeper of th" supreme
tent since it was organized, in Scptem
K?r". 3Sv,. nnd has handled and dis
bursed more than Sl.l.CtX'.tHio during
that time. Thompson's short
age is ?ri 7.000. but. no loss will be in
curred by the supreme tent, as every
financial official of the association, in
cluding Mr. Thompson, is bonded in
surety companies, and the bond held
by the order as security for Mr. Thomp
son's integrity is very much greater
than the shortage. pending
an adjustment with the bond compa
nies there will 1h no delay in the pay
ment ot" death claims."
The companies on Thompson's bond
have been notified of the shortage and
representatives of each are at Fort Hu
ron. Thompson awaits their 'arrival,
and whatever action they may take.
He is not under arrest, but says that
he expects to ie arrested and prose
cuted, and Is prepared to pay the pen
alty of his breach of trust.
The heavy loss sustained by the
Thompson Towing and Wrecking com
pany, of this city, of which Thompson
is a member, on the steamer Harlem,
which they raised from the bottom of
Lake Superior, was the occasion for
the defalcation. Thompson said that
Aie used the funds of the order in this
enterprise, which proved very tinpront-
able, as the expense of raising and re
j t'tting the craft: was so great that she
I had to be sold at a loss. It is said, of
i S73.0CO. instead of a profit.
I Illin Man Commits Suicide.
Muskegon. Mich., Nov. S. E. L. Bis-
sell, of Elgin. Ills., committed suicide
! by jumping from the steamer Alice
Stafford while the boat was In midlake
.on me way to xnis city, ltis eiotn
, ing wns found by a deck hand before
! reaching Grand Haven. Bistsell occu
! pied room 4S and a search disclosed a
i card giving his name and address and
J instructions to send his effects to EI
;gin. He w as ol years f age. and an
! inmate of the Elgin insane asylum.
1 atal Trolley Car Collision.
Kansas City. Nov. S. A Chicago
Great Western freight, train ran Into
a trolley car at fie James street in
tersection of the Kaw river iu Kansas
City, Kan., early yesterday, injuring
six persons, two of whom may die.
Thesetwoare Boland H. Williams.trol
ley conductor, and Charles Lawrence,
passenger (aged 71 .
ItateH to tlte Live Mock show.
Chicago. Nov. S. It is announced
here that the special railroad rates of
one fare plus from all parts of the
l'nited States to Chicago for the fifth
annual convention of the National Live
Stock association and the International
Live Stock exposition. Nov. 30 to Dec.
7. have lieen extended to Canada.
I'leuty of Qnail in Indiana.
Elwood. Ind.. Nov. 8. Beports from
all sections around this cit.v are to the
effect that quail are more plentiful
than at any time for years.
NEW LORD MAYOR
Installed iu Jjondon With Cus
tomary Quaint Cere
monies. London. Nov. S. Sir Joseph" C.
Dimsdule was installed this after
noon as lord mayor ' with all the
quaint formalities and ceremonies
customary in the transfer of the of
fice. BUFFALO HIS HOBBY
C. K. Jones, Who Used This Auiinal
in Agricultural Pur
suits. Salma. Kan.. Nov. S. C. J. Jones",
known throughout the country as "Buf
falo'' Jones, died here Wednesday at
the age of 71 years. He was one of
t'le most picturesque characters in all
the west, aud few men so impressed
themselves upon the earlier life of the
stale. "Buffalo"' Jones came to Kan
sas from Illinois in IStjtJ. when the
country was wild with Indians. He
v as a native of Tazewell county, and
was for a short time a classmate of
former Governor Joseph W. Fifer.
His special hobby was the buffalo.
With his young wife he went to live
in one of the most sparsely populated
districts of the state, and there he
made a close study of the untamed
king of the plains. He succeeded in
domesticating a number of the animals
and used them In his agricultural pur
suits. When he foresaw that the f
ily of bisons was destined to oecoinc
extinct unless some safeguard was
thrown a'Miut tiiein he appealed to the !
government, but in vain.
BRIDAL PARTY TRIALS
Friends of the Couple Make it Very
Chicago. Nov. 5. A "bride and
groom, dodging rice and old shoes,
passed hurriedly between two long
lines of men and women, who had just
ret u rue 1 from the horse show and
thronged the rotunda of the Auditor
ium hoivl Wednesday night, and,
springing into a carriage, were driven
to the Burlington station. But the out
lit tlct followed ihe young couple
caused morrimearr Bellboys carried
two i ihhoii-decked bliTt cases ami a
porter brought up the rear with a
trunk tiiat bore many labels.
n one end two immense carmine
hearts were painted wirii the motto
"Th::t heat as one" inscribed beneath
them. Covering the lid of the trunk
was a label which read: ".lust married:
do we look the part':"' The suit cases
bore such expressions as "Do you love
me. Honey''" and "O, my, we're so
The bride was Miss Leonore Law,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bolert Law.
Burlington. Ia.. and the groom was
Bo!ert Edward Smith, son of J. P.
Smith, of Chicago, and treasurer of the
J. 1". Smith Shoo company.
Grant Householder, a hackman ar
rested at Buffalo chargini with smug
gling Chinamen from Canada, had four
Chinamen in his hack when arrested.
The Millinery Jobbers' association
has just concluded a most successful
meeting at Cincinnati.
Beports from all portions of Okla
homa and Indian Territory state that
recent frosts have killed the top cotton.
In the fight near Brakcnlaagte,
Transvaal, the Boers lost forty-four
killed aud loo wounded.
Seventeen of the large preserve
manufacturers of the country 'have
formed a combination.
Coal from the l'nited States is in de
mand in Europe because of strikes in
European coal mines. '
Andrew Carnegie will give 100,000
to build and equip a technical college
Petrified -tropical fruits have been
found in some Spitzbergen coal.
The October statement of the British
board of trade shows tlecreases of 4.
in imiwrts and 7.j.,P.0O in ex
ports. There absolutely no truth in the
report that Panama has been captured
by the Colombian rebels.
Fire completely destroyed the stables
and barns of the Excelsior Hauling
and Transfer company at St. Louis,
with 000 horses and mules.
The last rail of the Northern Mau
churiaik railway was laid on Monday.
Miss Kate Greenaway, the artist, is
dead at Lor dou.
About lO.iWO lor SetlRwW-k.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 8. Beturns com
plete from sixty-one of the ninety coun
ties in the state give Sedgwick, Bepul
licau. for supreme judge 09.94S: Hol
lenbeok. fusion. OO.o-JS. The remaining
counties will add over 1,000 to Sedgwick.-
majority. Of the thre legislat
ive vacancies one senator and two as
semblymen tjielbmublicans elect all.
loctors Kept Tliem A lire.
St. Joseph. Mich., Nov. S. Miss Sa
die Yatau ami Daniel Kellogg Wednes
day swallowed poison together at 113
State street. The woman cries
brought policemen to the house. City
Physician Goudy was called and half
an "hour later he pronounced both
would-be suicides our of danger.
I'aioo-struck Youth uleii!e.
South Bend. Ind.. Nov. 8. Peter
Matarako. of Cleveland, a Notre Dame
student, in a fright over an injury sus
tained by a friend with whom he had
been wrestling, shot himself through
the head yesterday and died instantly.
Although Mataczko thought the injury
to "his friend was fatal it is said that
the latter was not seriously hurt.
Pearl Starkey Shoots
Noah Barden for
AND THEN HE SUICIDES
Dual Tragedy Last
Night at Allegan,
Allegan. Mich.. N'ov. 8. Xoah'
Harden was shot and killed last night
by Pearl Starkey, his cousin. Bar
den's wife narrowly escaped the
Starkey tired the Barden house and'
then shot himself dead.
Had liven DiMcnareed.
Barden had discharged Starkey
from his employ.
YIELDS TO ALL
Turkey Submits to Every Demand
or France and Fleet is
Paris. Nov. S. The 'Greek minister
i;i Constantinople, according to a dis
patch to a Paris news agency from
A then?, has telegraphed the Greek gov
ernment that the porte has accepted
all the demands of France.
Paris. Nov. S. An official note was
issued this afternoon to the effect
that the port had decided to yield to
all the demands of France and that
as soon as the sultan has issued the
irade ratifying the decision. the
i-rench squadron will leave Mitylene.
THE NEW VICEROY
Yuan Shi Kai Succeeds the Late Li
j Jlung Chang in
Washington. Nov. s. .iinisicr (.lon
ger at Pekin has informed the state
department that Yuan Shi Kai has
been appointed to succeed Li Ilung
Chang as viceroy at Chi Li.
Pekin, Nov. 8. A special edict has
arrived here creating Li Hung Chang
a marquis, and bestows on him the
new name of Li Wen Chung, by which
i he will be known in history.
JUDGE ORDERS ACQUITTAL '
OF NILES BANK PRESIDENT
Grand Itapids, Mich., Nov. 8. In
the trial of Former President Wil
liam K. Laeey, of the First National
bank at Niles, for aiding and abet
ing in making false reports to the.
comptroller of the currency, Judge
Wanty today directed the jury to re
turn a verdict of not gilty.
luuuks Back on Years of Happine.
Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 8. Mr. and
Mrs. Frederick Lay ton celebrated the
fiftieth anniversary of their wedding
Wednesday. Layton came here from
England iu 184;,, and amassed a for
tune. He retired from the Larton
Packing company less th&n a year ago.
He gave to the city the Layton art
gallery, one of the finest in the coun
try, and has just presented hi native
town In England. Cambridgeshire, with
six cottages and endowed them per
petuaily for the use of poor people. j
Must Face m Bigamy Charge. 4,
Valpariaso, Ind., Nov. 8. A the a-- 1
commodation train from this city,
crossed the Illinois state line detec
tives of East Chicago arrested Andrew
Knobel. a prominent manufacturer of
this city, and he was taken to Chicago
to confront a charge of bigamy. The
accused is GO years old, a man of
wealth and social standing, with a
wife and several children.
Heavy Loss by Fire. ,
Pittsburg, Nov. 8. The large plant
of Dilworth, Porter & Co.. manufactur
ers of 'steel rods and railroad spikes,
was damaged by fire Wednesday to the
extent of about ?-.V).000. The plant,
which was the largest of it kind in
the world, with an output of 100,000
tons, covered sixteen acres of ground.
SVilled Labor is tw-aree.
Muneie. Ind., Nov. 8. The true state
of the scarcity of skilled window glass
workers in Muncie, as disclosed by au
investigation, is that there are scarcely
more tiiau half the places tilled in the
two big plants. The same scarcity is
also found in other places, where the
American or Independent company has
plants. The co-operative companies
have practically cornered the best la
bor market. j
Hoy Hit of Whlrtky 1'uit.uiiiuK.
lola. Kan.. Nov. S. The . 5-year-old
son of Elijah Barber, an employe at .
the cement plant, died yesterday from
the effects of drinking a half pint of
whisky obtained by the father at a
Heal "joint. The boy drained the
fask while his parents were away, and
when found was In a stupor from
wihich the physicians could not reus?