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KOCIC ISLAXD, tLL., THURSDAY, 21, 1001.
' PRICE TWO CENTS.
Cavalryman Runs Amuck
at Ft. Riley, Shoot
AND ENDS IN SUICIDE
e iuaae ot a 1 owel
is Used in Accom
plishment Junction City, Kan.. Nov. 2b W. 1).
Cochannu, of the 14th cavalry locat
ed at Fort llilcv, near here, commit
ted suicide this inorninf,' by hanging',
having made a rope of a towel,
ltau Amuck In Street-
Cucnanau ran wild through the
streets shooting' at every one lie
passed. No cause for the tragedy is
SHOOTING OF DRAGA
Kcnort to That KfTect Declared to
be Without Founda
tion. Vienna, Nov. 21. An official Ser
vian statement deelares there is ab
solutely no foundation in the reports
that tjueen Draga had been shot at
or that she had committed suicide.
ANIMALS IN PANIC
Hurtling of 'Wallace's Show Winter
Quarters Causes Wiltl
Peru, hid.. Nov. 21.
in which Wallace's
were being wintered
The animals became
and howled in terror, but nil were
Frankfort, Jnd., Nov. 21. Fire
early this morning threatened the
entire business section of the "town.
Five business blocks were partially
consumed before the flames were
controlled. The total loss was
(MKi; partial insurance.
South IScnd. Ind.. Nov.
rifm Studebaker. one of
known men of the I'niteil
dying. Since "::') o'clock
da' afternoon he Iris been
ceedhurlv critical condition, and at !
p. in. yesterday he had failed to rally.
The nature of his illness is stomach
trobule. with which he has been ill for
over a year.
Mr. -Studebaker is 70 years of age
r.ud president of Studebaker Bros."
Manufacturing company, the largest
wagon manufacturers of the world. He
has tieen honored with high apioiiit
ment by President Harrison, ami was
o personal friend of McKinlcy.
Trouble In Servia.
Vienna. Nov. 21. An imcenlirmed
report has reached Vienna that (jueen
Draga has licen shot at in the slivers
of Belgrade. The Neue I'reie Prcsse
wid other Vienna papers publish var
ious rumors, one declaring tliat the
Servian qnecn was assassinated, an
other that she was wounded, and n
third tiiat she committed suicide.
Reports from other cources deny the
statement that Oueen Iraga wan killed
ami assert that the rumor of her death
was caused by an hysterical scene with
I'nmmaiKlaut lluyn Captured-
bondon. Nov. 21. A dispatch
kitchener says Commandant
was captured after .attacking
trol of lOO railroad pioneers on the
Veal river near Yilliersdorp.
; Tlobhinj; tfie ro Ifoinetealcr.
t'tithrie. O. T.. Nov. 21. Notwith
standing the announcement of I'nited
States Attorney Horace Speed that he
will have canceled the homestead en
try of every man who makes an at
tempt to eject a colored homesteader
from his claim, complaints of such ac
tion against -o!ored men are filed dally
with the I'nited States marshal, asking
piotection for negroes who drew claims
i:i the recent government laud lottery.
Mu than loo colored homesteaders
ha-. been run out of that country.
His Injunction W Too I .at''.
Allegan. Mich.. Nov. 21. A. W.
I.utts. proprietor of a feed store. pur
los'd to enjoin the Pere Marquette
railway from laying n track on Water
fctreet." A gang of workmen laid the
truck Sunday, and forestalled him. By
the time he had secured his injunction
not a Pere Marquette official was tolm
found. The sheriff was forced to drive
to Mill Crove. six miles distant, where
if, Is said ie served the papers on Tick
et Azent V. It. Shirley.
Ittrvc SejT CHilrtren Cremated.
Charlotte. X. Nov. 21. Thrc
children of Mack Ilia lock, colored, ties
eldest 4 years, were burned to death
In Wake county. N. C Monday. Their
parents locked them in . their houw
while they -went away to work.
ORIGIN OF STORY
The Propoaed Filibustering Scheme
Against Canada and AVhere
toronto. Cnt, Nov. 21. Special dis
patches from Vancouver published
here say: The Yukon insurrection
tstory la not altogether without funda
tion. Some hair-brained Americana
drew, up plans for forcibly deposing the
government and police In Yukon sonie-
wnat similar to the historical Jameson
raid In the Transvaal. Major Woods,
N. W. M. P., discovered the scheme
and took prompt steps to suppress it,
American officials at Skagway o-oper-
otmg. i lie discovery of the scheme ls
supposed to have nipped it In the bud
1 he liikon police force consists of
about 2T.0 men who are provided with
When the scheme was first discov-
creu .naxiin ami t on guns were
rnounted at Whltchorse. which was the
lirt place to be attacked. Major Sny
der, in charge of the police there, also
received reinforcements, and patrols
were kept on duty night and day. It
is said the scheme originated in Seat
tle, and $2rO.CKH was available to aid
THUGS KILL PAL
Go It on
Men Tell No
Hutchinson, Kan.. Nov. 21. A man
who was found dead amidst the debris
of the Missouri Pacific safe that was
wrecked Monday night ty burglars
has been found to have been shot and
killed by his companions to prevent his
telling any tales. It is believe 1 that
the dead man was stunned by the ex
plosion, which was very heavy, and
the others, thinking he was too badly
crippled to get away, evidently shot
An Identification card, bearing the
name or tnirtrie M. Kinney, was
found on the dead man. The card was
guarantee from the international
Registry company for excuses, of ear
ing for Kinney in case of sickness or
accidents. It is thought that the dead
man is one of an organized gang that
has lx-en operating In Kansa. The
thugs, got no lxoty.
WEDS THREE TIMES
Matrimonial Adventures or a Young
' Man Who Longs for
TjciI Bad. Ills., Nov. 21, James
Adair, a young farmer living at Kas-
kaskia. near here, who has been niar
lied three times in one year, made
his third matrimonial adventure last
week. Last fall he won the affections
of Minnie Taylor, a girl of 10. The
censent o the parents was secured.
and they were married Nov. 20. last.
The course of true love did not mn
smooth, mid by the time the March
term of court met they had agreed to
separate. The husband secured a di
vorce. Adair longed for some one to love
him. and he began paying court to
Iconise Freeman, another girl of 10.
They were married March 21. but his
young wife oienly declared that she
loved another man more than she did
Adair, and the latter concluded that
Tt is second niatrlmoni.-l adventure had
ben a failure. At the last term of
court he brought a divorce proceeding,
which was contended by his "wife, but
the judge granted Adair a divorce.
Probably lwliev-ing that the third
time is the charm in matrimony as
well jis In other affairs of life. Adair
embarked again last week upon the
troublesome sea. This time, however,
lie selected a woman ten years hts
snior. w'ho has now taken her third
Villi HreaK t p SI rikrn' taut .
Madison ville. Ky.. Nov. 21. Count
.ludge Hall has announced that today
he will act npon the sworn proof which
he has been gathering for several days
and will issue :ui order directing tin
camp of striking miners at Nortonville
to disfHTEe. He says he will not per
mit the establishment of any mere
such camps within his jurisdiction. If
his order is not promptly olieyetl he
will call on the troops to enforce oliedl
rnce. A llegetl Ilriber A minted.
Keiusha. Wis., Nov. 21. (lustavo
I.. Clausen, the street railway promo
ter for whom a warrant was issued in
Chicago souine time ago, has Ikm-ii ar
rested in Chicago. Clausenis wanted
in this city for th calleged bribery of
several aldermen in connection with
the street railway franchise which was
granted to him and Patrick F. Haynes,
an ex-alderman of Chicago, some fif
teen irontbs ago.
r rrorloiH tenat iriiuoir rarmer.
Iogansiort. Ind.. Nov. 21. Farmers
east of IiOganstort are organizing a
party to hunt a ferocious beast. Chick
ens, pigs and small calves have leen
devoured by some nuhmil. imil extraor
dinary reports regarding its size are
afloat. It is commonly believed that
one of Wallace wild animals has es
caped from winter quarters at Peru.
If art Trouble Over a Woman.
Danville. Ills.. No 21. John la.-is.
n minor, who recently came to this
county from Tennessee, shot two of
his fellow miners. Martin Meruil and
Charles C'nybarr, Tuesday night at
West ville. seven miles south of here.
Gaybarr is fatally wounded. The men
had trouble over a woman.
Typlctl Chi ;o Unrglary.
Chicago. Nov. 21. Within twenty
steps of the last Chicago avenue sta
tion burglars entered the dental rooms
of Dr. 1. William Thorelius Tnesday
and carried away gold and instruments
worth 200. .
FIGHT ON ISTHMUS
The Sharp Engagement Which
Resulted in the Fall of
LEAD EE DIES IN THE CLASH
The. Battle Itages for Three Hours
In the Streets Marines
Washington, No'. 21. The follow
ing has leen received from ("apt. Per
ry commanding1 the uattlesiiip lowa.
dated Panama today: "Everything
is quiet. No further interference
since notification ttiat transit ana
telegraphic communication is open.
Colon is in possession of the liberals
AVashitigton. Nov. 21. News of the
situation on the isthmus came to the
Colombian legation here yesterday aft
ernoon In a cablegram from Central
rjona. acting governor of Panama, in
the absence of (leneral Alban. who Is
leading the Chorrera expedition. It I
dated Pauama. Nov. 2(, and says:
Colon Is being attacked. Scarcity of
hoops here. Traffic may be intcr-
ri:pted." Other news to the gqyern
uient here told of the capture of Colon
by the Liberals (or insurgents), and
that they were marching uioii Pan
ama. As soon as the news reached
the navy department the officer in
command of our naval force at Colon
was ordered to see that traffic across
the isthmus by railway was ni.t inter
rupted, and news was received . later
that a force of marines had already
been landed and that traffic had been
Interrupted but a shorttime.
Refttilt May IJ IHkjulrou.
When asked as to what results may
be cxpi-cted from th -apt-tiro of the
ity. Herreii. Colombian charge here.
said: "It will depend entirely upon
the success or failure of the expedition
under Ceneral Alban. which Is headed
for Chorrera to engage the in.-urgents
at thatolnt. If tieneral Alban is suc-
essrni tne recapture or olon should
le a. comparatively easy matter. But
If the government expedition should be
defeated the results undoubted!- would
be disastrous, for the insurgents- then
would have. tcmiMirarilv at least, un-
:puted sway over the entire Isth
mus. Ileirau naturally was consider
ably concerned at the news, especially
because of the close .proximity of Co
lon to Panama.
ICiiilway Company Huh Nm.
A dispatch from New York savs:
'Two dispatches were received :;t the
ifiii-es of the Panama railroad in this
ty yesterday. The first said th.it the
town had b-en captured by the I.iber-
d: that men from the Machias (I'nit-
'1 States warship) were guarding the
f.iers of the company, and that the
Liberals were on guard about the old
passenger station and cars. The later
message was that the wires between
mama and Colon, which had been
down, were In working order: that
everything was quiet, and that work
is going on as usual on the piers.
In the oflice of the secretary of tht
company it was said that no interrup
tion of IraIHe was expected, as lwth
Ides had agreed to protect the prop
rty of the railroad.
STORY OT THi: ATTACK ON COLON
Comniaiiiler of the .Vailiit Klllril in Ilia
Vlirlit Hut tic in the Mrcrt.
Col. n. Colombia. Nov. 21. On re-
eipt of the news that (General Alban.
the military commander of the isth-
i.'its. had started to attack the Liber
als at Chorrera. near Panama, the Lib
erals detached KH men. under Ceneral
Pat inn. to attack Colon. This force
embarked on board a train bound from
Panama to Colon Tuesday evening at
Las Ca-cades station, previously cut
ting off telegraphic communication
across the Nllituus. fin arriving at the
outskirts of Colon, where the govern
ment usually maintained a small
guard, the Liberals left the train, and
in the initial skirmish, which began
sf.no afterward. Pa lino was killed.
The command of the Liberals then
devolved on Colonel Fri-derW-o Harrcrn.
and they continued rheir march on Co
ll. n. arriving there a few minutes after
the train, thus surprising the whole
town. The government troops at Co
lon were outnumbered by the Liberals.
Fighting immediately beg-ni at the
Quartel f barracks . which was soon
taken. There Senor J a en. n judge of
the criminal court, was killed, and
Senor Muskus. the district represent.!,
live of the department of the interior,
was mortally wounded. Fighting sub
sequently occurred at the town hall,
which wa also taken by the Liberals.
Among the prisoners captured by the
Liht rals'there were the prefect. Guar
dia. and the rnmnrandante of police.
-Senor Paretics, the niaycr. managed
." reach the gunboat I5ener.il Pinzon.
which sailed Tuesday night for a des
tination rnknown. nrobably Cartha
gena. Tl.tf whole affair was over In
less than three hours. Coinniunicat ion
with Pn tin ma was restored yesterday.
This revealed that no fighting had oc
curred there: that everything was
qiiiet. and that the city was still In the
hr.nds of the government. The Issue
now deMnds on the result of the fight
ing which wns doubtless oi-cnrrlng yes
terday at Chorrera. news of which Is
anxiously awaited here. The Liltcrals
are bnsy raising reinforcements locally.
They are reported to have several hun
dred men at different railroad station
between here :;nd I "ana ma.
AKt a l,000 ltniiu.
Springfield. Ills., Nov. 21. The Re
public Iron and Steel company has
made an offer to the city of Spring
field to reopen- tht-ling mills here
if $l..nN cash is raised, which is to
pay the difference between the market
value anil par value of $.jO.0o) of stock
in the Bepnblic company. The amount
Will probably be rahjed.
Colorado Woman Horrified at the
Slaughter of Cat
tle. Chicago. Nov. 21. A peculiar case
of nervous hysteria Is being treated at
the Chicago Polyclinic under the su
pervision of Ir. "Hugh t. Patrick.
The patient is Mrs. Marie Becker,
who. with her husband, came here
from Colorado a week ago on a visit.
Last Monday afternoon they visifed
ti e stock yards ud were escorted
through one of the packing houses,
where they watched the cattle being
slaughtered. Mrs. Becker seemed to
be horrified at the sight, but they
passed on to where the pigs were be
As soon as they reached this place
s!e collapsed, crying end screaming. In
her husbands arms.. She was" at once
brought back to the city In a cab, and
Drs. Henrotln and Patrick were called
in. They advised her Immediate re
moval to the polyclinic. The case is a
With Uncle Sam's Conduct of Kco-
iioinic Affairs in the Phil
Washington. Nov. 21. The German
icw or American nuimuisii at ion in me
Philippines is s-t out in a circular re
ccnilv issued by s.be (,'erman Central
Bureau for the preparation of commer
cial treaties, a copy of which has tieen
ferwarded to the state department by
luputy Consul fSencral Hammer at
Frankfort, under date of Oct. 2i.
Hananer says that the German press
has watched our movements in our
new possessions with an eye inclined
to be critical, but now a voice has
been raised as to the beneficial change
effected in the condition of the Philip
pines by American rule.
'I he circular says: "Although the
pacification of the Philippine archipel-
j'go has not as yet necn tuny estab
lished the accounts of its e-onoiiue de
velopment are so favorable that it can
not be too strongly urged upon German
exporters to give particular attention
to this group of islands. The testi
mony cannot be withheld that the
American administration of affairs in
the Philippines has. as far as the eco
nomic betterment of the country Is
concerned, already achieved extraordl
"In tS!4. which was the last year of
reaceful condition while tinder Span
ish rule, the Philippine imports reached
.c2s,.-M).tMrd. The exports were S.':;.
IfnJ.CdO (Mexican! In value. T'ndcr
American rule, in spite of the con
tinned' innrKjm of the natives, the
iuqiorts Increased in ls:i. to .4.f!0i.-
ioo. and in ltioo to ..". non.iioo i Mexi
can . and the exports to .S'iS.'ioo.Ouii and
too.) win. respectively. Military sup-plii-v
are not 'hrcluded in these ligures.
"For German interests it is essential
to know whether imports . from the
I'nited States will receive preferential
treatment, and it is noteworthy that
the tariff schedule proosed by the
I'nited Strifes commission in Manila
retains the present feature of equal
rates on all importations, whether from
the United States or other countries."
HUGGED THE TIES
Hunter Caught on a High
by a Hallway
M inneapolis. Minii.. Nov. 21. II. A.
Tut fie. general' ma nag T of the North
American Telegraph company, had a
narrow escape from death on Saturday
afternoon. 'With a pr.rty of friends
Tuttle had lecn out on a hunting trip
l:i the vicinity ot" Clearwater, a little
town near ISouth Haven .on the tSoo
road. At that point the Soo has a
trcwile r4fi feet in length and T fed
Across this trcsllo' Tuttle started ir.
walk. When part way over he heard a
freight train approat hing behind him.
ami he was compelled to throw him
self upon the lies. ju-t without the
rails, and take his chances of being
injured. He feared that the cylindei
would catch in his clothing, and he
l:iev that if it did nothing could save
him. However, nothing more could be
done, and he lay there while the tr.iiu
thundered over him.
Federal Court Itejects Application or
Chicago in Hoard f F.quali
Springfield. 111., Nov. 21. In the
federal court .lodge Humphrey this
morning denied . the application of
the city of Chicago to become n par
ty to the in junction proceedings
against the state lioard of equaliza
tion. ;iv4 Her .Teel to Art.
Madison. Wis.!. Nov. 21. Mrs. C. K.
Adams has presented the Madison Art
association- with her jewels, valued at
SlO.ulo. They will be sold and the
proceeds applhd to furthering the ob
jects of the socfetv. She also depos
ited w ith th- Historical society the coi
Uctio:i of paintings and other objects
of art which he and Dr. Adams had
Tr lli.il K inuir Int1ictei.
Sioux City. Ia.. Nov. 21. The Buena
Vista county grand jury, setting at
Storm Lake, lias Jodicted the two
Greenville bank robbers for murder in
the wr-ond degree,- During n fight
with citizens the robbers shot and
killed John Snndblad. -
DIE IN A FURNACE
Thirty Men Perish in a
Tunnel in Col
SEVENTEEN CORPSES EECOVEKED
Train Wreck Near Franronia, Ari.,
Costs the Lives of
Denver, Nov. 21. The Post's Tellu-
ride special says work of rescuing
the bodies of the miners suffocated
to death in the smuggler' union mine
yesterday was resumed this morn
ing. I he searching parties were im-
ible to work last night owing to the
dense volumes of sulphur gas which
permeated every portion of the IS
miles of underground workings. It
is expected that all the bodies will
be recovered before midnight to
night. How bnny bodies remain in
the mine is simply a matter of con
jecture. I he lull milliner of dead
will not be known until the complete
roster of employes is secured.
Tciluride. Colo.. Nov. 21. By a fire
in the Bullion tunnel, belonging to the
Smuggler-Cn ion .Mining company,
probably thirty lives were lost yester
day. Kevcutcoii bodies have been re
cevred. The lire, which is known to
have been accidental, started about 7
a. m. yesterday in the buildings at the
mouth of the tunnel. At this point is
located the upper terminal of the tram
way to the company's new mill at Pan
dora, and it was hi the bunk house at
tached lliar the tire lirsf started. From
this ir sp'-ead to the terminal station,
which, with iis ore bins, machinery
and supplies, is a mass of ruins. The
day shift of 2- men had entered the
mine and reached their stations when
th: tire broke cut.
Ki:gifieer a.- Fount! Aliti'.
he tunnel acted a a great tine, and
a great volume of smoke has jMuired in
j:ml tilled the stupes. About 170 of
the men succeeded in reaching safety
by a:ioihcr exit. The tire rapidly
burm d itself out. but the mine was so
tilled with smoke that it was six hours
before rescuing parties could penetrate
the slopes where the less fortunate
were. At 1 p. m. yesterday the r.rst
body was recovered, and at i:.".ll sev
enteen dead had been removed from
the mine. The engineer. Hugh .T.
O'Neill, was found alive, but Is not ex
pected to recovtr.
Si: I.N TKAINMKN it 1 ful.K.I.
Collision in Arl.ona Makes a Bad Wreck
Only Three rsmsensers Injured.
Los Angeles. Cnl.. Nov. 21. A fatal
wreck occurred on the Santa Fe rail
lcad cue miles west of Franconia. A.
T.. a switch station twenty mll"s east
of The Needles. Cal.. at ":1" a. m. yes
terday. Seven trainmen were killed,
three passengers and fourtivn train
men injured. Limited trains, cast and
west lwtund. Nos. 4 ami r. respectively.
rashetl together while running at full
speed. Train No. 4 was drawn by two
engines, while the west-bound train
had but one locomotive. The three en
gines were crushed ami blown to pieces
by an xplosicn which followed the col
lision. Both the trains were made up
of vestibule cars of the heaviest and
most improved pattern, and while they
stood the terrific sho-k well and pro
tected the passengers to a great ex
tent several of the cars took lire at
once and burned up. The (lining cars
one on each train one Pullman and
two composite cars, were destroyed.
Following is a list of Hie casualties:
Dead P. M. KHiott. engineer of train
No. I: P. P. j'oldsmith. fireman of
tiain No. ::: F. F. Barnhardt. barber;
Waller Davoraie, waiter: W. L. Case,
fireman of train No. 4:. Sam .Brown,
waiter. The bodies of the latier three
Injured- It. e Morse, conductor of
train No. I. and B. K. Higgins. con
ductor of Train No. '. badly: .1. V..
Williams, en. iiieer of train No. L.
W. Fair, waiter: II. W. Webb, porter:
otto Barse (chief cooki. Tony Ixir.-on
(second cook'i. Monte Morion (waiter),
and Harry Lrfi-her( porter) all badly
hurt: F. Williams i waiter. slightly;
Thomas II. Owen (waiteri. severely;
.1. II. Arnold iwaiieri. slightly: .1. W.
Bryant (waif en. severely all these
dining-car employes and porters were
Passengers lufured P. .1. 'Steetison.
dislocated shoulder. Pasadena Cal.: W.
I.. Franklin, slightly bruised. Sati Fran
cisco; Mrs. H. II. Bibben. slightly In
jured. Oakland. Cal.
At Santa Fe headquarters in Los
Angeles it was stated that the blame
had not been definitely fixed, but from
all appearances it rests with the crew
of the wevt-bnund train. Had they
stepped at Franconia and allowed the
east-bound train to reach there, as the
orders are said to have read. thcr
would have lwen no wreck. For some
reason yet to be larned. however, they
came on at full speed. T1m? west
bound limited carried a full passenger
list from eastern cities, but it appears
none was injured.
Death or fioneer and Veteran.
lies Moines. Ia.. Nov. 21. Colonel
Doms M. Fox died at his home in this
city early yesterday, aged St years.
Colonel Fox was orn in .lefferson
county, N."Y. He started his business
career at Detroit when Michigan was
jet a territory. He served during the
civil war as colonel of the Twenty
seventh Michigan infantry. In 1S71
he engaged in the publishing business
at Chicago. The business -vas trans
ferred to New York in 1S76, and four
years later to Ottumwa, Ia. In 1SS0
"he was appointed registrar of the jfov
crnuieni land oflice in this city.
STORY MUCH PADDED
The One About the Game AVarden
and His Lake Michigan
sr. Joseph, Mich., Nov. 21. neputy
Came Warden Brewster returned here
Tuesday night, from his chase aftei
violators of the closed fishing season
law on Lake Michigan. He brought
with him l.COO pounds of lish and a
large number of nets which he seized
from the It. Booth Packing company,
commonly known as the fishing trust.
iirowsrer says that the stories pub
lished about his encounter with the
fishing tugs Monday on Lake Michigan
were untrue and sensational. He says
that none of the fishing tugs we're
rammed by the tug. which wns under
his control, and that no damage was
done to any cf the fishing fleet. Brew
sler says he will prosecute the violat
ors of the closed fishing season law.
FIGHT TO THE END
(ov. Van Sant to be .Joined in the
Move Against Kailroad
St. I'.iiil. Nov. 21.- (Jo. Van Sant
has decided to invite the governors
f ali states having laws similar to
thos of Minnesota, prohibiting -the
consolidation of. parallel and com
peting lines of railroad, to join in a
united effort In defeat the ('rent
Northern-Northern Pacific consolida
tion scheme. These states include
North Dakota. Montana. Washington
No word in regard to injunction
proceedings has been received from
Attorney (ieneral Douglas, and an
extra session of the legislature is
now regarded as a certainty by most
of the state officials and members,
as well as lv politicians generally
vho have isited the city.
Willi nothing but 1 he report of the
tax tommission to consider, there is
a ipiestion as to whether the extra
session would be called, but if. as
many lawyers contend, the present
laws are inadequate to ileal with the
railroad problem, there will be no
doubt about an extra session. It
may even lie called much earlier than
the first of February, the date when
it was ilue to meet for consideration
of the tax commission report.
Lincoln. Neb.. Nov. 21. Any form
of railroad consolidation between
the I'nion Pacific and Burlington
tending In lessen competition of
those roads will be opposed by (
ernor Savage. The goernor an
nounces that Nebraska would join
with Minnesota and Washington in
rigidly enforcing the laws against
combinations, which in this state he
regarded as plain and unmistakable.
NEWS IN OUTLINE.
It is said that forces or the Ar
gt iiiine Bepublic have crossed the line
ei deinarkatiou between Chili and the
Argentine into Chilian territory.
Mrs. Charles F. Spragne. of Boston,
has bought a castle in eYnice. and if
has been taken to pieces to be shipped
to Hie I'nited States and reconstructed
at the Hub.
A. 1. Wilcox, his wife and 2-year-i
Id son were found murdered-in their
home, twelve miles from Los Angeles.
Snow fell yesterday in South Caro
lina and t'eorgi.i.
It is exHH-ted that parlhunent will
be opened on .Lin. 1(5 by the king in
The largest office building in the
world will ne erected in the Strand,
The Australian federal government
proposes to tax all imported wearing
apparel 2." er cent.
The foreign office at Sofia resents
the insinuations published abroad that
:he government is acting in lnul faith
in the Miss -Stone case.
Alabama gave the new constitution,
which disfranchises the negroes. 2X.42".)
There has been an alarming spread
of the plague in south Russia, accord
ing to dispatches from Leuilerg.
The attorney general of Wyoming
has brought suit against the Western
I'nion Telegraph company to compel
Ihe company to file articles of incor
poration. Two men working on the Canadian
Northern railway construction near
Aline Center. Man., were blown to
pieces by a dynamite explosion.
TIon lKidy shipied to Little Bock.
Ark., as that of Newell C. Itatbhun
has been reshipped to Jeffersonville,
Oonule .iturtlerer I Captured.
.lunciion City. Kan.. Nov. 21. W. D.
Buchanan, of Troop D. Fourteenth
cavalry. who murdered Policeman
White here .Monthly night, was cp
trtretl Tuesday in the loft of a stabie
at Fort Biley." Assistant Marshal B- L.
Cooper, who was mortally wounded by
Buchanan at the time White was shot.
Is dying. There was some talk of(
1. nohiiig. but this has subsided. No
reason for the murder is assigned.
Ileeorah Will tie! Itailwar.
Decora ii. la.. Nov. 21. It is retried
on good authority that the Milwaukee
railroad has purchased the line of the
Burlington. Cedar Baplds and Norlh
rn from Decora li to West Union, a dif.
t a nee of fifty miles, and that the
t 'trough trains of the former from ChS
c:.go to St. Paul will be run tbrougli
No Three-Yeatr Settle for Them.
Pittsburg, Nov. 21. The tinplate
workers of the Amalgamated Associa
tion have voted unanimously against
the proposition of the late strike set
tlement to have their scale hold for
three rears. : -
The Story of the Conspir
acy to Overthrow Ca
SECRET SOCIETY WORK
Organization Known as
"Order of the Mid
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 21. The Times
this afternoon will print a story con
firming in every detail the story of
conspiracy on the part of certain
miners to attempt to overthrow the
Canadian authority in the Klondike
as published in the San Francisco
Call last Saturday.
Huh llociimeut and seal.
The Times claims to have in its
possession the documents and seals
of the "Order of the Midnight Sun,"
a secret society which was organized
for ihe sole purpose of accomplish
ing the overthrow of Canadian rule
in the gold fields.
MRS. BONINE'S TRIAL
Hearing l Case of Woman Charged
With Young Ayers Mur.
Washington. Nov. 21. The trial of
Mrs. Lolu Itia Conine for the murder
of .lames Seymour Ayres. Jr.. the
census office clerk, began today with
an outline of the government's case
by Assistant District Attorney Tag
gard. Mrs. iJonine sat quietly
throughout the address and mani
fested no feeling. Thomas Francis,
the first witness in the case was then
V asuiugtoti. Nov. 21". At a rew min
utes past '.i p. in. yesterday the jury
which is to try Mrs. Ida Uoniue on the
charge of murdering James Seymour
Ayres. Jr.. the young census clerk, was
completed, r.ud the court then ad
journed until 10 a. m. today.
MAN TAKES HIS LIFE
Gustav Smith, of Moliue, Drinks Two
Ounces of Carbolic
Custuv Smith, aged 40 years, while
suffering from melancholia, suicided
by taking two ounces of carbolic
acid at his home. 121G Seventh ave
nue. Moline. at 9 o'clock this morn
ing, lie was found dead in his bed
bv his little step-son.
1'luiiH for Em-arapurat.
The members of John liuford post,,
(i. A. II.. appointed to arrange for the
encampment of the state (5. A. K. in
this city next May met at the Har
per house last evening to take the
preliminary steps in furthering ar
rangements. John Kinck was named
as representative of H. C. Cleaveland
post of the Sous of Veterans to act
on the committee. Mayor C. F. Knox
wiis named to represent the city and
Sheriff L. F. Cralle to represent the
county. President Kingsbury of the
Ketai! Merchants' association totlay
announced the appointment of W. C.
Maucker. Charles Oswald and T. F.
LaVelle 1o represent that body. The
entire committee will meet at the
Harper house next Tuesday evening.
MhwiuIi' Home I neorporatei.
Incorporation papers were tiled
here yesterday afternoon by the di
rectors of the Prince Hall Masonic
Home, for which a site has been pro
cured in South Uock Island, upon
which building operations will short
ly begin. The incorporators are II.
K. i'.urris. Henry L. Hart noiomew .
Adam Horn and Henry C. (iibson.
The control of the institution is to be
vested in it board of directors com
posed of the above and John li. liu
ford. J. H. Mager. James . toung.
.1. N. Webb and Hugh Singleton, w lio
are elected for a period of one year.
I'liM. ohieet of the home is tleciareil to
be to provide shelter for dependent
neo-ro Masons and the widows and
orphans of deceased negro Masons.
In Police Court,
"Tommy T." Davis, the curbstone
orator was sentenced to ."50 days by-
Magistrate Johnson last evening lor
Cos Nelson and Ida Mason. Un
couple who had a fight on Second
avenue Tuesday evening were ar
raigned in the police court last night.
The woman was set tree, uui .eison
was assessed $3.
,i..ii,ii ll..rrlnnd of Moline. was ar
rested last night wearing a jag. u
revolver and a big dirk. This morn
ing he was fined $3 for drunkenness
and the weapons were confiscated.