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ROCK ISLAXD, ILL.., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1G, 1901
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Dynamite Express Train
on Northern Cen
A WRECK THE RESULT
Passengers Are Severe
ly Shocked, But All
York, Pa., Nov. 16. The south
western express on the Northern
Central railway was wrecked last
night by a charge of dynamite placed
upon the tracks near Black Ridge a
short distance north of York. The
train was running at a rate of 45
miles an hour when the explosion
Ths passengers on the train were
severely shocked (tad consternation
prevailed. All escaped injyry.
It is believed the olject was to
perpetrate a robbery.
TRAMPS HOLD I'P A TRAIN-
i'rvw Offer Resistance and Conductors and
Others Are Injured
Spooner, Wis., Nov. 10. Tramps
held up a freight train at Superior
.( u not ion last night. In the fight
Conductor Schultz was probably fa
tally stabbed. Five other members
of the crew were more or less injur
ed. Two tramps were wounded and
arrested. The others escaped.
THE OUTLOOK IS ROSY
Nothing Existing or in Sight to D
New York, Nor. 10. It. O. Dan &
Co.'s Weekly Beview of Trade says to
day: A few months ago Injury to the
corn crop aroused fears that the rail
roads wonld be seriously handicapped
by the loss of tonnage, yet the season
of grain traffic baa not only failed to
produce decreased earnings, but there
is such a scarcity of rolling stock and
motive power that numerous indus
tries are badly demoralized. Railway
earnings in October were 11.3 per cent,
greater than last year and yi.2 per
ent. over ISO!), while those roads re
porting for the first week of November
rtow an average gain of U.S per cent.
A healthy demand Is reported through
out the country In all leading lines of
merchandise, while sales of winter
goods have attained normal proportions
and holiday business promises to (sur
pass all records.
In manufacturing there was never
before such well-sustained activity,
" with contracts running past the middle
of next year. This U especially true
in the case of steel rails and many oth
er products of iron, while 1n building
material, felt, footwear and most tex
tile branches there Is little prospect of
idleness. Money circulates f redely,
making collections satisfactory in most
Failures for the week numlier 2ir.
in the United States, asa first 217 lust
j ear; and 27 in Canada, against 33 last
TWO DOZEN ARE DEAD
Baby Mine Disaster Grows in the
ties. Bluefield. W. Va.. Nov. 10. Latest
reports from the Baby mines disastei
at Pocahontas, Va.. indicate that it 1
imu-h more serious than at first wsis
fcupposed. Up to this writing nine
bodies hare been recovered, and it is
believed that fifteen more yet are In
tu burning mine. That part of the
Baby mine where the 'explosions oc
curred is on the Virginia slfle. Tli
main entry of this mine- is six miles
1n length and extends over Into West
Virginia. The work of rescue is yet
The dead and wounded ire: Dead
Louis Wollwlno. John Byron, Hun
garian named Urice. Hale,
Hudson, unknown Italian, Will Mont
gomery. John Biinihardt and M. D.
Koontz. Injured II. I. Becse, mem
ber of fire department, burned; W". S.
I.yon. secretary Y. M. C. A., crushed;
Frank Tabor, liadly crushed:
Iyer, crushed and burned; Frank
Tallsisse, burned: Fate Irvln. bnmed;
Ed Boss, crushed and burned: Norton
McIanghton. burned about face and
hands; William Smith, injured about
head and burned: William Brewer,
town sergeant, badly burned. ,
PATR0l"N A TRAP
British Yeomanry While Reconnolt
ering is Surrounded
London, Nor. 16. A dispatch from
Lord Kitchener, dated at Pretoria,
says a strong patrol of yeomanry
while reconnoitering- Nor. 3, at
Brakspruit, near Zeerust (in Trans
vaal colony, 110 miles west of Pre
toria) was surrounded by 300 boers
and lost six killed, and 16 wounded
Some of the troopers were captured,
but were subsequently released.
The rear-gnard of Colonel Uyng's
column was attacked near Reilbron,
Orange Hirer Colony, Nov. 14, by 400
lioers said to be under the command
of General DeWet. After two hours
fighting, the boers retired, leaving
eight dead. Of Col. Uyng's column
Lieut. Hughes, and one man were
killed, while three officers, and nine
men were woinded.
YALE SUFFERS LOSS
Hutchinson Dormitory and Its Con
tents Consumed by
New Karen, Conn., Nor. 16. Fire
today practically ruined the Hutch
inson dormitory at Yale college,
which cost $20,000. The furnishings
of the building and personal effects
of over 200 students were also de-
New York, Nov. 10. The summer
residence of Charles T. Barney, pres
ident of the Knickerbocker Ice com
pany, at Southampton, Long Island,
was destroyed by lire. The loss is a
quarter of a million.
MORE HUNTERS SHOT
Another Series of Accidents in the
Woods of Michigan and
Ishpeming, Mich., Nov. 16. Matt
Britz, a business man of Lathrop, 13
miles south of here, was shot this af
ternoon by George Miller, the 1j-
year-old son of a saloonkeeper at
Lathrop. The boy mistook Britz for
a deer. Britz died instantly, the ball
passing through the body.
Chippewa Falls, Wis., Nov. 16. Wil
liam Walsdorf, a woodman employed
in a logging camp on the Jump river,
was shot and killed yesterday. He
was climbing a stump, and is. believed
to have been taken for a deer by a
A settler named Martino, living in
the north end of the county, was kill
ed by a stray bullet, which entered
his left ear and came out of the
Green Bay, Wis., Nov. 10. William
Fremmert, a son of City Treasurer
Fremmert. of Oconto, who was acci
rentallv shot in the leg while hunt-
ng ducks, has had his leg amputated
at the hospital in this city.
Burlington, Wis., Nov. 10. Irving
Seymann, the 16-year-old lny who
was accidentally shot at Dove Sta
tion last Sunday, died at that place
SERVICE IS GIVEN
Magnificent Silver Presented to Bat
nois. Portsmouth, N. II., Nor. 16. In the
presence of a distinguished company
of residents of Illinois the splendid
silver service valued at $10,000, was
presented this afternoon to the bat
tleship, Illinois, Senator Mason de
livering the presentation speech.
Capt. Converse responded in behalf
of the vessel's crew.
Charge of Harder.
Leon. Iowa, Nov. 16. Dr. J. II. Crof
ford, proprietor of the CroiTord san
itarium at this place, was found
guilty of murder in the second de
gree for being responsible for the
death of Maud Stone a wealthy young
lady who was an inmate of the insti
tution. No Law for Reimbursement.
Washington. Nor. 10. Mr. Trace
well, comptroller of the treasury, has
rendered a decision uion the claims of
Keeper Shields and First Assistant
Keeper McCauley, of the Spjaw island
light station for medical attendance
and surgical services. The two men
and two women started for the main
land In a boat which was capsized, and
the two women died of exposure. The
two men were picked np and tnken to
n hospital, where they had a long siege.
They asked reimbursement of their ex
penses. Traeewcll says there 19 no
law for reimbursement.
Cannot Play In the Came.
Madison. Wis., Nor. 10. The Wis
consin Athletic council Thursday by
unanimous rote declared that Earl
Schrelber. light guard on the Wiscon
sin foot ball team, had impaired his
amateur standing by coaching the Ma
ssomanle base lall team for pay. and
he will lie larred from today's game
Re pre, ntatlve Illtt in lied.
Washington Nor. 10. Bepresenta
tlre Illtt, of Illinois, is ill at his resi
dence in this city, suffering from an
abscess at the root of a tooth which
has been operated upon. He is better,
and though still confined to his bed
will be able to be up . and probably
drlre out in a few days.
Failk Robbers' Names Withheld.
New York, Nor. 10. Two employes
whose names have been withheld have
robbed the Williamsburg Savings bank
of $G0,000. One of the men guilty or
the crime wss said to hare died re
cently. The bank is partly secured
aeamst the loss.
THE BIG GUN FAILS
Shell From Cathman Invention
That Was to Have Anni
THERE "WAS ONLY A DENT TO SHOW
That SOO Pounds of Gnnootton Is Not
Oiuiiiipotent One More
New York, Nov. 10. The test of the
Oathmaim gun and shell took place
yesterday afternoon at the army prov
ing ground on Sandy Hook, resulting
ia a failure. The shell did no material
damage to the target. The failure of
Iurentor Gatbmaun's theory is as
cribed by him to an imperfect detona
tion of the fuse, in the Interior of the
shell. The army ottieers, however,
claim that they have found convincing
proof to the contrary and say that
X.OTTI3 OATH MAN.
everything In connection with the test
was as perfect as it was possible to
make It, In accordance with the Invent
or's Ideas. The board has decided to
give today the second trial t which
the Inventor Is entitled. The second
Gathmnnn shell for this test will be
overhauled In the presence of Gath
mnnn for the purpose of guarding
against imjerfections. A test made
later in the . day with the regulalton
gun was a complete success.
Krupp Armor "Never Touched Me."
The Gathmann tost took place at 2:15
n. m. yesterday. When everything was
in readiness Lieutenant Morton, of
the ordnance department, pressed the
electric button. A roar from the gun
was followed immediately by the ex
plosion of the toried ajrainst the
eleven-inch Krupp plate, fragments of
the shell tiying in all directions. The
plate, however, was found uninjured
except for a slight indentation on the
face of the metal. . The position of the
target was slightly changed, but tin
change was not material.
Special Gun for IheTeht.
The gun used was a specially built
piece of ordnance, six Inches larger in
bore and several feet longer than any
now In use, being of eighteen bore and
forty-fou feet In length. The projec
tile was a shell eighteen inches in di
ameter and six feet in length, contain
ing a charge of oOO pounds of wet gun
cotton, the whole. Including the shell,
wclzhinsr 1.850 Bounds. The claim of
JEFFRIES WINS EASILY IN
San rl-'amisco. Nov. 1(1. In the fifth
round last nltrht the fight between
Jc.Trlvs and Ruhlin was awarded to
Jeffries. It was not a knockout
Almost from the lieginning of the
fight Rnhliri appeared frightened. The
fight was practically finished In the
second round when Jeffries landed a
left hook on the jaw that took all the
fight out of Bi'lilin. Buhlin claimed
that a chance blow in the pit of the
stomach rendered him unfit for fight
ing. His seconds complained bitterly, but
rtuhlin Insisted that he was the victim
of an accident. Jeffrie walked to
Ruhlin's corner, asked what was the
matter, and then turned in disgust and
proceeded to his dressing room, while
the spectators rose and one man and
Here is the story of the battle by
BOUND OXK Htihlin led for the
head and landed lightly with his left.
Thev clinched. Both men fought
cautiously. Jeffries left went round
Uuhlin's head and did ni damage.
Jeffries tnpxd Uuhlin lightly on the
henil with his left. The latter clev
erly ducked another light left. Then
Jeffries upjH'rcut the Ohio man to the
jaw with his left. He followed this
up by landing a left on the body but
missed another for the head. Ruhlin
countered with his left. Jeffries
swung again, but missed. Gus block
ed a left jab for the face. JetTnes
rushed, but Uuhlin came into a clinch
and stopped him. Jeffries essayed a
left for the body, but the Ohio man
got out of harm's way. Jeffries was
smiling. The round was tame, with
the champion having slightly the ad
vantage. ROUND TWO The round started
with a clinch. Buhlin was hooked
around the neck with the left. He
accused Jeffries of fouling him. The
Akron man then shot in his right and
found Jeffries' ribs, following this
up with an ineffectual left swing for
the head. Jeffries waxed aggressive.
Buhlin, however, planted right and
left in the face, then rushed, landing
on the body. The champion led with
me invention was that with a cnarge
of 310 pounds of powuer his shell or
torpedo wonld disable any battleship
In existence at a distance of 3,500
With the Rafpilatlon Can.
The target used in yesterday's test
consisted of a Krupplzed steel plate
eleven inches thick Hacked ty five feet
of steel. To the rear of the target was
a bank of sand eight feet high and six
ty feet long. The duplicate target on
which the regulation twelve-Inch
breech-loading rifle with a twelre-inch
Midvale armor-piercing shell, loaded
with the government high explosive
"D," was tested at 4 p. m. yesterday.
The projectile pierced the eleven-inch
Krupplzed plate. It made a perfectly
clean entrance and exploded after pass
ing through the plate, making a most
deplorable wreck of the interior. A re
port of the final result will not lie made
until after the test of today.
Proceedings in Chicago Growing Out
of a Surgical Opera
tion. Chicago. Nov. 10. Miss Krma
Brown, of Garden City. Kan.. Is dyins
at Cook County hospital as the result,
physicians there assert, of an tiiera
tlon. Dr. E. It. Gray, also of Harden
City, who Is charged with baring per
formed the oieration, has been arrest
ed. - .
The police are looking for a young
woman from Garden City who acted
as nurse for Miss -Brown while she
was at a hotel in Clark street. Police
officials say they win "ask for the ar
rest of the son of a minister at Garden
HAVOC WITH CATTLE
Iietting Them Run in Corn Fields
and Eating the
Springfield. Ills.. .Nor. Hi. une state
live stock commissioners have issued
a bulletin calling attention to "corn
stalk disease," which is prevalent
throughout the state among cattle, the
losses of animals being up m the hun
dreds. The disease occurs only where
cattle are fed on cornstalks standing
In the Held, from which t lie corn has
been gathered. It is neither infectious
The bulletin says the carcasses mtiy
be handled without fear and the hides
removed and sold with safety. The
only sure means of prevention Is the
abolition of the custom of allowing
c.vttle to run in the stalk fields.
GATES' STRIKE IS OFF
Ijong and Bitter Controversy Amica
bly Adjusted at
Joliet, III., Nov. 16. The strike at
the (iates machine company's plant
one of the largest most bitterly con
tested in Joliet's history was settled
last night to the mutual satisfaction
of the company and men.
4 AUKS 3. JEFFEIE3.
his left and countered. Buhlin found
Jeffries' head" and J-.in a short ex
change neither had ithe advantage.
The men fought at closer range, Gus
again landing on Jeffries face and
stopping the latter's attempt to re
taliate with a strong right. Buhlin
feinted with his right . and 'shot a
straight left to Jeffries face but the
blow was partially blocked. The
men were wrestling when the. round
closed. This was decidedly Ruhlin's
ROUND THREE Thei men came up
strong, and Buhlin shot in right and
left, which were stopped. Jeffries
elbowed his way back and finall3'
caught the Akron man with a terrific
left to the neck. He pursued Buhlin
and swung with both hands." In a
rush Jeffries landed some weaR body
blow3. Buhlin again appealed to the
referee. He feinted and came back
with an ineffectual short arm punch.
Jeffries easily held 'the advantage,
with Gus constantly '-eomplaining.
The men' closed in several times,
Buhlin fighting- low and Jeffries ap-v
parent ly looking for a chance to land
a knockout punch. e,ffries retreat
CURE OF CANCER
Chicago Physicians Give Their
Views of a Recent Alleged
Case in England.
FEESH VIOLET LEAVES THE REMEDY
Sard o Fi ie Effected the Cure in Two
Wt eks Some X-Ray Ob
servations. Chicago, Nov. 1G. "Will malignant
cancer yield to a treatment of leaves
of the violet V This question, pro
pounded to numerous of Chicago's
foremost physicians, brought forth al
most a unanimous negation, though
one, Dr. Henry W. Allport. would not
say it was impossible. The discussion
was provoked by an Associated Press
dispatch from London announcing that
The Onlooker, a Ixndo;i publication,
proclaimed a positive cure of cancer in
the case or Lady Margaret Masham.
sister of the Earl of Komney. It was
said the physicians had despaired of
the young woman's life, expecting
death within a week, when a friend
suggested the use of green violet
leavi's. The trial was made and In
two weeks the cancer was cured.
Comment by Ir. Allport.
"The result in such a ease would be
indefinite." said Ir. Henry W. Allport.
o? the Reliance building; "it would lie.
too, without any known cause, and
while it Is possible such a cure might
1-ave been effected, we do not know
that this was a case of cancer,
iior do we know that had it
lieen the treatment would lie ef
fective in another case. Many
eases of apparent cancer are not cimi
cer at all. and while cures may have
been made they might be the result of
other things than violet leaves. 1 have
never made a study of such 'leaves and
doubt that any one else has done so.
Core by the X-Kay Method.
"It is like the cure of cancer by the
X-ray maylie it was ranccr and may
be not. However, I am satisfied there
have been demonstrations of cures or
cancer of the superficial tissues by use
of the .X-ray, though no deep-seated
cancer has ever been benefited to far
as any record shows."
Then Come the Scoffers.
"All I can say is humbug,'" said
Dr. J. L. Miller, the physician who ac
companied the late I. D. Armour to
L'urojie on his last trip. "It would be
a good remedy for quacks who want
a novel way to get down into the pock
ets of yick folks." 'There is nothing
to show "that this young woman of title
ever had cancer." said Dr. E. J. Scim.
son of lr. Nicholas Senn. "Cancer
would not any more yield to leaves of
the violet than it would yield to a
porous plaster," said ir. .1. F. Burk-
KEfiARDINO TU K X-KAY (THE,
Chicago Doctors Tliink Its Cse Should Bo
"As a curative agent the widespread
use of the X-ray should be discouraged.-"
Tills is the opinion of Chicago
physicians and '.surgeons, say inemlters
of the profession who have discussed
the alleged discovery that the rays will
THE BIG FIGHT
ed about the ring until the specta
tors hissed him. The round ended
with neither man in distress, but
with Buhlin the more worried of the
ROUND FOUR After a short, ex
change at close quarters, Ruhlin
landed on the face. lie was forced
back and Jeffries smiled as Ruhlin
again rebuked him. Jeffries landed
a hard left, blackening Gus' left eye;
then he pursued him. fighting at
short range and plainly wearing his
man down. Ruhlin lacked aggress
iveness and retreated as Jeffries
swung left ami right and missed,
(ins-led for the face and Jeffries
pushed him across the ring. Then
the champion pursued him across the
ring again and landed a fierce left
on his jaw. Ruhlin shot out inef
fectual lefts. Jeffries waded in,
whaling Ruhlin left and right. Gus
went down and took the count. He
came up apparently weak and the
pun,' saved him. Ruhlin was plainly
in the grentest distress when the
round closed. This round was much
in Jeffries favor.
ROUND FIVE Ruhlin wore a dis
tressed expression when he came up.
Jeffries went in with straight arm
blows, but was blocked. The Cali
fornia man landed a light hook to the
jaw mid a short left to the ribs, and
then came again to the neck with his
right. A volley of blows followed
this effort, in which the champion
forced Gus with lefts to the face.
Ruhlin ducked and retreated stead
ily. Jeffries followed up the ad
vantage and bored in, touching Ruh
lin beneath the chin with right and
forcing him to the ropes, after which
Ruhlin went to the floor and at the
count of five staggered to his feet.
He ceased fighting and Jeffries went
in for a knockout. Ruhlin was ut
terly dazed and missed wild swings,
while Jeffries threw him against the
ln the preliminaries Billy Condon
and Mike Curt in, eight rounds at 140
pounds, fought a draw, and Spider
Joe Welch bested Joe Fields in four
cure cancer of the most virulent type,
"It is idle to say that the X-ray can
be used successfully on deepseated
cancer," said Dr. L. E. Schmidt. "It is
a, fact that that it has tbeen used with
satisfaction in cases of superficial di
eases of the skin, such as cancer of
the skin and lupus.
"But not at the present time has any
one diseorered anything show
ing that the X-ray possesses any me
dicinal quality whatsoerer. It should
not le used In that direction, as we do
not understand it thoroughly. There is
not a physician in Chicago competent
to handle the X-rayand none except an
expert electrician should handle It, and
he should always do so under the ad
vice and assistance of a physician. The
X-ray may become a very dangerous
agency. It does not pay to tamper
"The fast is, no physician knows ex
actly what cancer is. Therefore,
when we are told that the X-rav sup
plies to the system such energies or
properties as are taken from it by
cancer we are inclined to caril. If ther
can do that they hare found some-
thing of which all other physlcans and
surgeons are Ignorant. We know that
the sufferer from cancer loses energy.
but how or why or what is needed to
afford a substitute no man knows."
"I would not sar for the world that
the X-ray will cure anything," said
Ir. A. J. Oehsner. "I hare never used
it in that direction and I would not
contend that a cancer had been cured
until three years after the apparent
siK-cess of the treatment. I see I have
been quoted as having used the rays
on cancer, but that is a mistake. I
know nothing about It and think the
rays have leen seized upon too hastily
as a curntire agent. Iresnonslble prac
tictioners are apt to deceive the public
and do immense harm. The utmost
caution should be used."
Dr. ,T. B. Murphy said: "I would not
discuss the X-ray In the matter of cur
ing cancer for the reason that I hare
had nothing to do with it."
IS QUICKLY AVENGED
Husband Kills a Robber Who Had
Just Murdered His
Galena, Kan., Nor. 1G. At Central
City, a mining camp three miles east
of Galena, at 2 a. m. yesterday Mrs.
!S. C. Kramer, wife of a merchant, wa
shot dead in her bed by Ed Watklns,
a town tough, who had entered the
house for the purpose of robbery
Kramer then shot and killed Watkins.
Watkins had formerly been employed
by Kramer in the latter s general store.
Kramer had disposed of considerable
property in town Thursday and was
accompanied home by Watkins.
Mrs. Kramer was awakened during
the night, and found Watkins standing
ever her bed and pointing a revolver
at her. fthe managed to exclaim:
"Why. Ed. you would not hurt us
would you:" when Watkins, without
paying heed to her plea, fired, the ball
entering Mrs. Kramer's temple and
killing her instantly. Kramer arose
by his wife's side and fired three time-
at Watkins, each ball taking effect.
After Kramer's first shot W'atkins
called to his partner, who was in au
adjoining room: "Ed. do your duty."
Then Watkins died without speaking
another word. His pal, whose iden
tity is unknown, escaped. Kramer's
little IS-months-ohl girl was sleeping
between them when the mother was
SHANTY BOAT CRIME
Evidence of a Double Murder Devel
ops Through Unexplained
Nashville. Tenn.. Nov. 10. A special
from Tiptonville says that Nat Davis
nntl a .woman living with him on a
shanty boat have mysteriously disap
peared, and it Is believed they hare
been murdered. The boat was found
a short distance below town on the
Mississippi river, and appearances In
dicate that there was a desperate
Blood clots were found all over the
floor and on the bow of the loat, where
the iKKlies are supposed to have been
thrown into the river. Davis was a
fisherman, and is reputed to have
saved a considerable sum of money,
which he kept secreted on the boat.
It Is believed that Davis and the wo
man were murdered for the money and
their bodies thrown overboard.
WERE LEFT ALONE
Two More Children Are Burned to
Death In Their
Centralia, 111., Nov. 16. At Vernon
last night two little children of
Charles Cuss were burned to death.
When Mrs. Buss returned from a
neighbor's she found the house burn
ing. She attempted to rescue the
children and was'fatally burned.
- - - fatal Railway Collision.
Chicago, Nov. 16. One passenger,
a little girl from bycamore, was kill
ed, and five other passengers injured
in a rear end collision between a
passenger and a milk train on the
Chicago Great Western, today, near
St. Charles. The coaches on the
milk train caught fire and were en
CoL roweU Dead.
Igdensburg, N. D.,.Nov. 16. Col.
W'iiliam II. Powell of the United
States army (retired) died at Saeket
Brigands in Charge of
Miss Stone Reduce
BUT STILL TOO HIGH
Therefore, it is Held,
There is No Show
Sofia, Nov. 10. The brigands who
captured Miss Stone and companion
have reduced the amount of ransom
to 20,000 Turkish. If convinced
that this is more than Dickinson will
give, they will accept 15,000, but
even the last sum is greatly beyond
the cash at Dickinson's disposal.
Hountr Still Too High.
Therefore unless captors abate the
demands, there is no hope of imme
MORE HEADS SPLIT
Rioting Over Parliamentary Elec
tions in Galway Con
tinues. Dublin, Nov. 1C. Rioting between
the Horace Plunkett and Arthur
Lynch factions as a result of the par
liamentary contest in Galway, was
renewed last night. The Lynch men
stormed the unionist headquarters
and further demolished doors and
windows. A number of persons were
injured and several heads split.
DAILY SAFE ROBBERY
Greenville, Iowa, Bank "Wrecked and
Vault Rifled of Con
tents. Spencer, la., Nov. 16. The Green
ville bank nine miles south' of here
was robbed last night. The vault
doors were blown off and the robbers
took all the money and papers. The
amount is not known. The vault and
building were wrecked; no clue.
NEWS IN OUTLINE.
The Pittsburg Gazette says that the
den 1 for a combination of all the dis
tilling interests of the county has fal
General Weyler, the Spanish minis
ter of war, may temporarily replace
Senor Sagasta. should the latter s iil-
Rev. Charles H. Brent, of St. Steph
en's Episcopal church. Boston, will ac
cept the Episcopal bishopric of tho
La Liberte, aPris newspaper, asserts
that L'.0(n,0K francs' worth of deter
iorated American tinned foods have
been discovered among the military
stores at Verdun.
General Pallavlclni, formerly aide-
de-camp to the late King Humbert, Is
dead at Borne.
Assistant Surgeon John F. Anderson,
of the United States marine hospital
service, has been Yletailed by the Pres
ident to go to Liverpool and to Investi
gate the bubonic plague outbreak.
William McMillan, president of the
American Car and Foundry company,
is dead at St. Louis, aged X) years.
Diuiti Kosjsujajkean, an Aremnlan
student at Garrett Biblical institute.
Evanston, Ills., has ehanged his name
to C. J. Little.
Frank Lu.incki was robbed on a
Chicago street corner by a man who
feigned to be a corpse.
Twenty-three Oklahoma game ship
pers have been. Indicted for sending
game hirde to Chicago contrary to the
osoph D. Keith was hanged at Mich
igan City, Ind., early yesterday for th
murder of Nora Kifer, near Elberfeld.
iu Aril, 1000.
Damage reaching $500,000 was done
in Utah by the earthquake shocks
Wiljard Burr Soper, of Bloomington,
Ills., wis dangerously hurt at Yale in
a foot ball game.
Newklrk. the county Beat of Kay
county, O. T., was nearly wiped out by
gro Ilrate Gets Fifteen Tears.
Clay Center, Neb., Nov. 1ft. Peyton
Denton, the negro who attempted to
criminally assault Mrs. Dr. Hale at
Edgar last summer, and who narrow
ly escaped lynching, has been found
tuilty and sentenced to fifteen years In
the penitentiary. Dr. Hale was on her
way to see a patient when she was
seized by the negro, who choked her
almost to death before he was fright
Paper Mn looking Over Thing at "Soo.
Sault Ste, Marie. Mich., Nov. 1G.
J. P. HummelL of Milwaukee, who has
been in various branches of the paper- .
making business dining the past seven
years, has been in the city this week .
for the purpose of looking things over ,
with the view of establishing a big
paper mill, to cost $750,000. Hnmmell
Is a representatire of the Bradner- .
Smith Paper company, of. Chicago.