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___________________ ___________________ ~~~~23, 1903 at Pickens, 8. C., a eodcasiatr ne c fCnrs fMrh3 89
AT NEW OREANS
ff1oia.1 elObi ation of tho
Feature of tie First Day Was the
Review by Governor Heard and Dis.
tirguished Pacty of the French'and
New Orleans, D.ec. 18.-Under the
anspie6s of the tate of Louisiana
,city of Now Orleans and the Louisiana
H1sLorical Society the eories or officiai
celebrations in commommoration oi
the centennial of tho transler of tiW
Louisiana terriLory fromt France to the
United SLates was begun today,'the
day's feature being the reviow by (ov.
ornor Heard and a party of (ilstinguiSI.
Cd guest s of the 1Freich and American
warships vhich have comc here te
assist in the Ceromonial.
Spain, which owned the territory
belore Its cossion to France, acceptedt
an official invitation to bo roprosentoed,
but her-'warship has not yet reached
the city, and her paiticipation will be
th-rough her consul here.
It was on the 20th day of December,
1803. that the French flag liuttered
down from the station on tho flagstan
ot the Place ('AimlOs, oppos.ite the Ca
bildo, in which.the official transfor
occurred and the stars- and strip)s
Vero hoisted. The ceremonies will
-lminate on Sunid.ay with a miaguil.
ent pontifiea.l mass In the old St.
Grandsons of Governor Clalibcre
ad General Williamson, who hvad a
firect participation in the. historical
.vont of a hundred years ago, will be
onscuous in the celebration. M.
$usserand, the French ambassador to
oh United States, Proildont David
. rancis and directors of the St.
1.ou1s fair, Judge A. R. Routhietir, of
tihe exchequer court of Oanada, and
-ir E. Tashereau, chief Justice of the
supreme court of the Dominion, have
cone to assist 1i the colobration, which
was authorized under an act of the lg-.
islaturo passed two years ago.
Vhe Uni-ted -tates government h as
dosignated Admiral Wise to represent
the federal authority. All the courts,
public offices and schools have closed
lor the occasion. The celebration be
gani with a reception at the city hall
whore M ayor Capedeviello received the
distinguished guests of the city an(i
At noon the governor, the mayor
and the visiting guests boarded the
United States steamor Stranlger- and
steamed around the hoeot, the Stralg.
Cr then anchoring near the M linneapo.
113, flagship of Admirai Wiso's sQuai.
ron. Admiral Wise and, his offlcers,
embarking from the flagship, then
paid an official visit to his eXcellency,
similar calls being made by the com.
inanders of the French cruiser Jurien
do L..aGraviore, the Hartford, the To
peka and the Yankoe.
Governor Heard, with his staff in
full Uniform, immediately re?ij ed the
calls. TPhe event of tihe (eening wiil
be tihe colonial ball.
Ideal weather favors the oplenling
day of tihe eghobr'ation.
MADE AERIAL VOYAGE.
Successful Trip With Flying Macline
in North Carolina.
Norfolk, Va., Dec. 18.-A rsuccessfuh
trial trill of- a flying machine was made
yesterday 1n0ar1 Kitty Hawk, N. C.,, by
Wilbur and Orville Wright, o-f Day.
The mlachlino flewv for 3 milos05 n the
into ofc the wind~ blowing at thei rogis
tered velocity of 21 miles an .1hou1
andi then01 graicefuilhy ,descended to carb
at tie sp)ot selctedi by the man fn ir
n1a vigator's car as a suitable 111 atf a'
'I've balloon has 1n0 bllIoonl t/h- ti
n1.on, but gets Its for'co fr'om l11 liers' n
workied biy a small enigine. 1"
Presented False Prooft 1
*Ne w York, D~oc. 18.-Same il'lvor. a'
stein, a clothIng nmerchant, hi pilead.' cl
l ty to tile chal'rge of pr1 'lntingf (i
fas~ 'onfs of loss to a fire li trance
comnpaii ;a4 Judge Cowing s enced
himnt oflo yo' n~i tihe 1)on' itliry,
hily rstein confessei -that ho dI pre-.
) 01oie false proofs on1 tile aidi 0o a
paublic adjustor and this was t. ens a,
of anI inlvestigationl whiich 'iicei e v
(den1ce of, widesprenad rr'eg irities "
amnong lprofessional adjustors roulgh i
which tile fire inlsurlance eC panies h
claim that they have lost lar sus Ii
Reports Baid To Be Un 2. P
Paris, Doec. 18.-'I' 11 reOsl s thlat C
War Ministor Andre had1( anne :ed thle C
restor'atlon of D~reyfus to army
aro manilfestly untrue. Th1 'aso is
71ow before the 'speial comi 81011 o1
Judges -which has not, con led its h1
sessions, and hlas not P01nd1 1 a de
cilsion. Tile war minlistol Inls nlot
Inadle any announlcomelt o he sub
Scarcity of Cod Liv )ll. C
Now York, D~ec. 18.--S ments om 0
good -cod liver oil to this rt are be
comIng so few as to cau klnxiety.in A
mledical cir'clos. In tho ik of Dec.
21, 1001, the pr1iese of a b '01 of Nor
wogian coil lliver oil at pert was
-$21.60. The prico no0w 14 ges from ~
$106 to $130. C
Bryan Will Vlsi var,.
St Petershbfra noe. -Wlliam . L
Br~yan ili arrive ho unday. H-I '
j to have an audiene ith the czar.
FIGHT WITH DETECTIV
Brought to Bay, Crooks Mak spap
Los A'ngeles, Cal., Dec. 18.- railo
to their lodging placo and 'oughl
to bay .,within the walls of small
room, Jo:ieph Choisser, Ago 0, unc
Lewis Choisser, agod .25, f er and
son, and wanted- in Penns) nia on
the charge of. obtaining mll< ) under
false 1pretenses, have -been lot and
killed in a battle with toctivoa
1lawley, Murphy and( Cowa
Th'le three officers oical injury.
The detectives locate(I men at
a lodging house. They , red wita
out knocking. The (,.I Choisser
was lying on the bed a- S the of.
ficers entered, lie reachtOr his pis
tol. Reforo lie could g(, Detective
1lawley seized it and w .'ed It from
him. At the same rji 0nt Lewis
Choi.sser oponed fire up. he officeru.
They returnod tho firo i ilug Joseph
Choisser instantly. . iire 1iom
Louis Clignor's rovol' became so
hot that the officors re'jited into tho
hi. The young mari)llowed thom,
firing hIls weapon at btectivo Mur
phy. B0oiore he cou take aim for
a socold shot, Mur' and Cowen
fired, killing him inst ly.
Noarly $2,000 was u;1d on Louis
BULLETS FLE T DANCE.
Four Brothers Use ielr Guns With
... .. ..Fatal lcct. ?
1)alIas, a., Dec 18.-News has
reached. hero that a country dancc
at John Brooks', inle easter n part o1
Paudiing county, nll the line of Cobb,
Will ShipI shot Clonee C0ntrell, thou
a brother, williamian'tntrell, sliot'Waim
Shipp, then Gergdhipp, .a orothor of
Will Shipp, shot 'Illam Cantrell.
There were 15 hots fired in the
room. One she hit George Gro
gan, but mad1 on. a scalp woun(.
Will Shipp an Clarence Cantrell
are both seriouslybunadod and cannot
live. V -
VIll Shipp is s. in the back near
the spine. Clardie Cantrell has
three shots in t1lower bowels. Wi.
Iam Cantrell wa hot in tile hip and
Wrist, flesh wou , an( is not hurt
SWhis(y Is sl ed to be the cause
of the diffliculty
TIFTON . $50,000 FIRE.
Sparks fro7 'a irnace Starts Disas
T'ifton, a., c. 18.-The plant of
the Tift I ..u er company, one 01
the large re-I ling concerns in soul
Oeo'rgia, 'as stroyedi by fire Thurs.
day 1110 ng.
The 4 supposed to have orig
Iliatod Om spark from the stack
or fur co, an( was first (iscoverea
blazin ip In front of the room where
the Ia.- timber machine wae located.
In a ,v minutes it spread over the
etirl hed, an( the most heroic. of
forts k the part of those who hur
ried the sceno were of. no avail.
Ij:)Iant was worth $40,000 and the
lum , cars, etc., a'bout $10,000. All
tha as saved was the (ry kilno and
con ts, worth about $5,000.
NGED AT ISABELLA, GA.
"B Jack" Ferguson, Negro, Pays the
Ivester, Ga., flec. 18.--Nedl Jack
" uISOn, better kniown in tho camps
'at Ilig Jack," a nlegro, wvas hangedl
at 'Tabella Thursday for tihe iling
of .enry Tucker, another negro con
vin WV. P. Gairy's camp at-Worth,
0 last O.ctobor,
rguson had killed two men before
tiled Tucker, and- had served nine
rs of a life 'senitenc.
I To Hang February 4th.
Carroliton, Ga., Decc. 18.-Rlobert
muith, the young white mian who has
ion on trial this wooRl in the supo
or court for the nmurder of his wvlfe,
ud who, after two (lays' trial 01n the
sue of insanity, was convicted by
e jury without recommeondiatioin to
ercy, wvas sentenced to be hangedl
01b. 4, 1904, by Judge A'tkinson,, the
iw judge of tihe Coweta circuit, in the
.st case in which ho presiddd after
lpoinltment. Thie counsel for the ac
isod have fi1l(1 a motion for a now
Jeiks Chosen Chairman.
Montgomery, Ala., Dec. -18.---Tha
ate hoard of trustoos and the' io
LIl boardls of trustees of the nine stato
;ricuiltuiral schools met here. T1his
as the first meeting of the boards
1(dor the now lawv iassed by the last
gislature. The olyfoct of the meet
g was to' get all the schools work.
g practically under the same' rules.
hi the lpresidon ts 'of the slchcohs we're
resenit. (iovernior Jelks was elected
'iairmani of the state board and 11.
Waahington, D~ec. 17.-T'he pres5Ident
ss sent to the senate the followinig
11minationis: Marshals-Qilb ert B.
eans, southern district of Alabama.
cstmasters: Alabama: James M. Rta
In, Annistiin; ilattlo N. Tabb, Thiomi
ivillo. Georgia-John! I. Falwood,
(3(dartowvn. Ind1 i Torritor'y-.Frod
'lek S. Walker, Afton. Ilouisiana
Ibert H1. Bassett,.Kentwood; Ernest
WIns Frenoh ~iMdal.
Princoton, N. J., fl~1,.Philip A,
'oore, of the elasso mG~rn Now.
istie, Pa., has 'wbo ' b ate for
1e French gold thh was
8iflded In 1893 by Ta Couiber
a, and wvas designeOd bYFrench
iptor, Alfonse Neid0 d he mad.
is valtted 1O0
0 IR8E VOl SMOU L0EF
Ant her Aqvolutdonl I3 Nom
TO OUST PESIILDENT UONILLA
Movement la Fostored by ex-Presidon
Sierra Who Oupportod Arias For thi
Presidenoy-Peoplo Discatisfied witi
Conduct of dovernment.
Mobile, Ala., Dec. 18.-Privato ad
Vice roeplyoQ in the city indicate tha
another V0 utlot is iminut t
HonduI h. Is expeted to taktc
plde a dr the firat of the'y"& t1
jt l2-. ioatored by ox-Pro.,ident
Sierra *tho ugh a spccial c:ivoy, wita
the ovpwod purpose of ousting Pros
Wient Uioilla, the inctimbent.
Thlie 10dais are 1et given.
On 148 rt-iroment from the executivo
chair of Honduras, President Sicira
named Atlas for presidont, and he was
givel the position. Then lionilla or
1anized 1 'evolution, conducted it sue
ceioakli. 'forcing Arias from the head
of the government and taking ih
plaicolirnself. Talt was oarly in tie
prosoeit year, and since thon It is saia
tiora has been an unwonted activity
along some linues, but a decrease aloug
others. Thoe (,featod people hav'e
never been satisfied, and it is clainied
that there has bcen a mocuveient on
foot froin the very day of Bonilla's
accO~sion to brbing on another war and
restore the Arias govern ment.
it' is said also that the people aro
noti .tisfied with the conduct of the
sgovernment and name one specific
cause-the lionduras railway. This,
it is, pointed cut, wa built by 11ng
'lish capital. Since its constructionl
not a cent--either of interest or prin
Cipi-has been paid the bondholders,
and it is asserted that the IEnglIsh
government intends taking cognizaince
of the matter and taking measured
to onforce the payment. -i'hc taking
over of the railway by the 10nglisi
government and its conduct until the.
claims are paid is onIe of the proposi
tions current in Honduras.
'ThIose favoring the I3onilla govern.
mont say, however, in contravontion
of this, that the government has noj
beei In force a year, and has not lia
OPPOrtulnity of paying debts other thau
those necessary for immediate pur
t.hase. President Arias i3 said to b"
in prison yet at Tegicigapa and thii
has been a constant source of dis
satisfaction among many of the poo
ple who believe thut lie should b<
released from prison, even if he 1,
exiled. Ex-President Sierra Is Ii
The general exl)ectation is that war
is iiinnent and that it wilI proba,
bly begin early in 104.
AID FOR THE BOERS.
General Dewet Acknowledges Liberal
Gift from Chicago Man.
Chicago, Doc. 18.-Peter Van Vlis
singf has received a letter from Gon
oral Christian R. Dowet, acknowledg.
ing the recipt of $1,1G5, a contributioni
to the Bloers in the neighborhood 01
lKopjes siding, Orange lRiver colony.
"Accept," writes Oenorai D e, m
thanks for your sorvices in hehalf of
our poor, ruined peopl)e, and also
those who enalied you to send tIi
sum. We hardly had r'aln sInce t
conclusion of peace and harvest has
been a failure.
"Fturther hol11 would be welcome.
do not ask anything for myself, hi
beseech further aidl for the wildows ami
chilflron of hCooos kIllel In tho reconti
ROBBED HIS EMPLOYER8.
Worked for $9 a Week, Took $20d Pier
(Ohicago, Decc. 18.-WVhio wvorking on
a salary of $9 a wveek, Gtts. A. Grigs
by has robbed his em11ployers at a ra-.
of $200 per (lay according to Manageri
David L. Rose, of M. L. Barrott & Co.
Wheni arrestedi $250 worth of costy
vanilla beans woern found concealed
in Glrigshy's clothes. in the few
mnonthts that (Grlgsby's meager salary
has kept him attached to the firm, it
is believed he has taken botwveen
$12,000 and $15,00,0 worth of stock.
"I needeId a litle ready money,'
was the only explantation he (deigned te
Final Session H-eld.
St. 12ouIs, D~ec. 18.-The final sessior
of the hoard of lady mtanlagers of thc
Louisiana Purchase exp)ositon1 was held
today. 'Thoe session was a busy one
as mrany tmatters upon01 wthich action
had been dforIed camne tip for settle.
ment. Miss Helent M. GIould and het
party departed for New York laxsi
night. Aul the others have been1
present at thIs contvetion, rained dur.
ing the final Cession. T1hie newly elect.
ed presIdent, Mtrs. D~anilo Manninig
will secure a residence ini St. I..uin
anad renmain htere dutting the exI)oitionl
-Money Gone, He Suicides,
Iiawkinsville, Gan., D~ec. 18.--J. Matt
Yitzgerald hans coinmmitted suicide by
taking strychinet. lI f failed in hi!
mercantile business last wveek and hi.
(loath is attributed to financial embar
rassmesntt. Ito wais 550 years old.
Dr MeRac Ch'scn.
Atlanta, D~ec. 18.--Dr. Floydl W. Mc
Rae, of Atlanta, was elected presiden
af the Southern'i Surgical and Gyne
cological association, whiich for the lasi
tnree dlays has bieen htoldinig its soa,
slons at t~he Piedmont hotel in thhi
city. -- __
LEFT HEIREoS IN INFANCY
Woman Only Diecowrs Fact Aft%
Many Years Had Passed.
Chicago, Dec. .t8.--ot an holeira
in I-cr Infancy and only discoverlug
r the laet when aho was 27 years old
and was imarried, is tho experilence
brought out in the probato court by
J-udge Outting (of Mrs. Clara Mqlcolmii
in procedings begun to aceortain what
had becomo of an e:,tate ori:;in:ily va.
uod at $135,0U0, alleged to have been
idissipated by hor fither aind gnardian,
Gutlbort W. Laing, once a real *t'e
dealer in Chicago.
The court orlored a bex in a safety
dopouit vault oj~ened in tue hope th.t
-O10 reinUiant of the property night
Mrs. Malcolm told the cotlet that her
mother died in 1816. - I tiite.v
rd the litle g:, :I was .ct to
her money, the laraest Minric sum be
ing $30, but sho nevor know that she
was ain heiross until she waa married
last JMne and went to reside in Ann
Formor Governor Hamilton, who has
charge of Mrs. Malcolm's case, hac
suninionod Laing and former Senator
Mason, his counsel, into court to show
what had becomo of the money. N-eith
er appeared, but an expense account
of the guardianship was produced that
surprised Judge Cutting. It includes
itenis ranging from $3 for repairing an
office desk, to $3,600 which was paild
for a trip to Europe. Incidentally,
among the investments, was a payment
of 1%:,500 for land in Captain Strot.
er's district of ihake Michigan, mada
'without perission of the court.
Judge Cutting ordered a citation Is
sued for the plaintiff's father to con
1;oi his appearance in conrt.
Life History of Alpheus DuBois Reads
New York, Dec. 18.--Part of thG
mysteTy that surrounded the life of
Alphous D. )ulois, has been clearea
DuBois was principal of a public
school here for 53 years. Ile lived as
a recluse and wheni ho died the ot.her
day, even his most intimate friend?
wore astonished to learn that lie had
left an estate valued at half a million;
that he had bcen nmaried and separa4
ed tmn his wife half a century age,
and had a daughter married whose
name he did not even known.
Information as to the whereabouts
of the widov: and daughter has been
obtained. They have lived for sev.
eral yoars with friends in Kingston, N.
Y., and are now spending the wintor
in l0iorida. The daughter's naie is
McKee, and she is also the mother of
a little girl of whose existence the
old schoolmaster was unaware. It I
not yet known whether the widow and
the daughter inteid to institute a con'
test for the money. So far as known
Mrs. DuBois, the widow and Mrs. Mc.
Koo have not written to inquire~ even
formally of the death, of the funeral
or of the estate. The wil!I whicl
brought their existence to light left
Mrs. McKee only $10,00t). The prin.
cipal leg itees were Duillis' two sisters
who live in this citw and a bru ot' who
lives In California. Small legaces
were also left to sever'ai teachers,
- SURRENDERED TO REBELO.
Puerto Piata, Santo Domingjo, in the
Hands of Revolutloniots.
Nlew York, Dec. 18.-TFhis city has
been surrenderedl to the revolumtioni
lsts without fighting, says a lloralai
(dispatch from Puerto Piata, Santo lo
maingo. The govern meont for'ces after
a severe battle have been1 forced1 tI
ab~andion Santiago do los Cab~ alieros
Clhoy were short of a1i~mrgnttion.
General Caceres, who annlonneeod
that he would supp)lort th" lprovisIoua
government of Pre'sidenut .1orales, has
fled and covered up hIs tracks. Thir.k
is believed :o establish the stupreo:nney
of ex-Presidenmt Jiminiez in the rorth
ern part of the islandl.
Paoific Solution Anticipated in Spite of
London, Dec. 18.-A special disipalteb
from St. Petozrsburig says:
Optimhistic ant(icipationls of ai par(ii
solution of the Russo-Jrapaniese crisu~
are. still entertainedu In I he leaiding
Russian officlal' circles in spite of somnC
disquietude0 on thme part of the pu lil
and alarmist press5 r'ports.
Barry Will Command.
W'ashingto'n, Doc. 18X.-Bhrigad~Ier
Qoneral Thomas H1. Harry is to. bE
c'ommnander' of the dlepart muent of the
gull, taking the assignment~ orlginal%~
mado~l to General Peter C. li-alns. Thie1
change was docidoed Upion by 'tho . wat
dopartmenit authorities late 'hursday
afternoon, and an officIal order' to thIs
effoet has boon lyreCpared and1( signed.
Princess is Not iTl.
Berlin, Dec. 18.-T'he report ipub.
lishied by (lie Journal of Paris, thai
'tho Princues Ohar'lotte of Saxe-Mein.
enagen, sister of KEmperor Wilam, is
sufferinig of ecancer and that the verdleil
of then physicians has croatod c'onster
nation in the (Gorman court, Is offi.
cily -definedi as "nonsense." The
princess is not even Ill.
Matthews' Case Continued.
Jefferson CIty, Mo., Dec. 18.'-The
ease of Senator B., I,. Mathews, of St.
[iomIs county, charged wIth legisla.
tive bribor'y In connection wvith the
alumi bill, was today conltinuedl by
Judge Grtives on the circuit court tc
March 24, 19t04.
'GIRLS LEAP FROM
5TH STORY WINDOWS
Des) 'rate Effort to Esoapc
Joath by Suffocation.
TWO ARE FATALLY INJURED.
Several Landed on Roof and Skylights
of One Story Building Which Sbrvcd
to Br cak Their Fall-List of Thooa
Dayton, 0., Dec. 18.---o escape
death by liuffocation twolve -Is in
froni the lifth story t4.nv w th
Canby building thi.i mwning,
arm~i of Dr. LaImbort who hals offic
In the hjulding and who, by breIakIng
the torce of their fail, -,ave4 six lives.
The flames originated in the base
meont of the building and the dense
sioke wenRt up the ('ilevator shat,
quickly filling the u pper floors.
The property loss was small. ,
AMinnio Troxell, will (ie.
Cfarles leeder, will die.
Mrs. Frank Hughes, ,eriously hurt.
'Aiss I.ewir.oni, badly liuirt.
TENEMENT HOUSE BURNED.
One inmate, a Woman, Loses Her
St. LoIsI, DeC. 1.--ietd y pr
tially destroyed a it enemnent house at
till North Twenty-third stroet In whleh
Mrs. E Itr St. Clair was burned a
death and Miss itay Epelion t was ae
riously injured by juiping froini a
third Il(or window.
WORKED SLICK GAME.
Brokor Procured Thousands of Dollars'
Worth of Diamonds.
New York, Dec. 18.-Cl.in thus
far aggregating 5li)0,0o0 have boen pre
aente6 against Hyinan Gottle, a din
moncl broker, who disappeared last
Dainartptcy proceedings have d is
closed, It - alloud, that (at tle pro.
cured lr)m dealers in AriA.terdm.n,
1-olland, Utica, N. Y., arnd- th(i ,ty,
di-amondr, worth more than $20n,0o0
on the mlemIIl(lrandimn plan, and had
1mwned much of the goods.
The crditors as:ert thait, Gattle kelit
in good standing for several montis
by mnacing tho flirst myments to ,thie
dealers who allowed nine ionliths for
the baiance. Somo of the country
JeweloI s w ho hought a buti $15,600
worth of stonr.s als asert t!hat Oat.
the took theli notes and when th:eo
were about to become (lue wrote offor
Ing to nccept new paper, which they
sent, and allogo that he (Itscouna ted
both at the banks, thereby the makers
of the notes being compelled to hettla
CHARRED BODY FOUND.
Charles A. Davis Meets Tragic Death
Near Bartov, Fin.
Bar'tow, lFla., IDec. 18.-Thle bo-dy
of CTharles A. Daovis, wasn fund near
Baitow, with every rag of clothing
burned eff, not hinig remi ining buiit hi l
Th'ie the lady was terrIbly c haired.
His clot hinug evid(entlIy caught frein
a cam ir ~e by whi ch ho slept . There
was erien~ice of' a hard str'uggle be.
lore d eat I Iam e.
D)avis wvas a iiter andii telr1apmh
opOralor. Ile wvas 0Pf'iator at I Ave
Oak, Flan., year'; ago, and has a daugh
I'r .'imewh.er'e ln Georgia. Hie had
lhtvis Is a-1lpposedl to be a ma~stef
Mas~on and nmmbers of' that order (nok
his body3 in chLarg-e.
HANN-A FOR ROOSEVELT.
Alabama Referees Say 8enator Will
Not Be a Candidate.
tBirminghamn, Ala., Dec-, I18-4. 0.
T1honipson, (Tharlesi 1. Scott, and \v. F.
Ald rich, the Alabam a reCfer'es of
ProsidentI RoosOeel., hPAvo r~~:urinod
They aid th 11at Roosevelt has nil
more ardeint supp i~or ihan Mar
H-anna ando that lIamna will not hd
a cadidate for- the noina~i~tlion.
N(ew York, Do)c. I18.-4)ie of thn most
in a ban' krpit court-I here has .1 nst
been offered by Illinry T. .inirr'ott,
tr(oasurer1 and imananger coft h' Urn ph
ol Clh micl enm((11pany. TIh' pe'tItlion
al leged t hat thei concern Is ina ailvent
and has comnmitted acts of ban kniuptcy
on Oct. 1 by paying in full the wagoa
of two gir'i emloyies(, nurit between
Nov. 1 and D~ec. 1 by pay'inrg claimi, of
?Cverl 01ther small credi ltrs and i
tr'orkcmen. lThe concern~ was ('apdita
izedl at (0) 'h00, and~( 31 mnfinelt('re
,ipowdeQ~r for uso in coloring piun.
Killed Negro Barber,
Miontgomery, Ala., D~ec. i8.*-Fr'anl
Wilson, a baseball player, wvho pitched'
with the Atlanta Chlb (of the Soulthen
Leagure Inst season, shot anid luistaullI
lilled Willia:mm Saffol, a nogr'o bai'er,
in this city todaLy.
WVashington, D~ec. 18.----The, prey ident
hans issued a proclaimatlion anhnoun cing
the passage of the Cuban reeliprocity
treaty and1( dolalrinlg Cuban reiproo.
fty troaty to be effective in-inen ilayvn
TOOK ROUGH ON RATO.
Albarnan Becomes Despondent ar
Ends His Life.
G-'h':!e, Ali., Decc. 1'-- -Jff WoIh
I, aged aboit 10 yIS, was toun
dealsttiug upright 2b..de a tro
l iMels below Gadsdenj.
Itw. last Seeni alivo Wdnesda
morning. Wh )-en h told ItAc Gilbor
that h(. Wvould)I be th !: :n h! wo-l
talk to. A hed w. 0r ha was goin
n ~ ~a oblar rpled
"I amGoingacrossj the ivr.
n' *w <used by a doo 01 rougl
on) (a', a pa~:rtlIy irre'd Ii: ohaj e boian
foind11 (It his pwIeroni, nl-.o a Iim.td tc
.Johna Jonrs., roiuting to le hurleIl
xactly where fnd(I. WofiIord hai
been workIng for Edmond C. Jol(e
for th past len yeai-8. hl? waa a
valiu-ibb iiin.a. but hiaI h llh h *l r.
deed hilli iseless. He becam'no des.
Im ident and (i(1ul his l is .
?'I' ten (a1 s Iio be rmtlo an at.
ti ILLo . ' I0, but was frulc
MET AT KNO
TenneE.-ee Educational Conferenco Ir
Knowxylil, Tenn., Dec. r8-16 en
nlessoee F.'dmttetonsi1 conferonve (-ori,
vened1 here ti m tiiorin g at the Uni
vversity of Tennossee, for ft two daiys
The (0onfearence 1 atteided by
school officers afid teacho'rs from aill
over (he stUite.
A.mong thoe who will das
liver addorises 0n ed Iat toole'
are goero.r J. B. Frzier; State 'S.
pernten dent of Sehools Simmllllons,
1riident C. )ahey, of the Uilvislt.y
of 1Tanele, uplernte(lcnt P. P.
CuJ.toni of the Southern incation
head; 'ident S. T. Wv;&ison, of Mary.
vIle aoll',e; S 'r.-tiary of Stiat John
W. Morttmc an ! Eon. L. D.
Fpe aker c tho houso of representa.
The attindance is very large.
SESSION MINE WORKERO,
Severw! Matters of Importance Are Dic,
Ihin:luigham. Ala.. Dle. I8.-At hI(
mori:- sesioni of tho United Mline
Workers of Anerlca, district of Ala
Dant. it. was de-lded to lovy an Ia
tron.r lit of 5) cents per month foi
a defunse fund.
Tle coiniiiittoO to vWvI lh tiO mattom
wns referrd recommiencleI an rssess
lmtll(i of 50 ceits pvr iioith. but al
ter a prolonged discussion, NO cet
Was aiurcJed oil.
Th"e s.lary of each distrlct office]
wvas ineaslod, the average boii
Soie(4thin tao c"ver 10 per cent.
It Wa(Is doldeIdh that the official year
should begin Sept. I atnd expire Aug
LIVERY STABLES TIED UP.
SIxteen Hundred Drivers Go On i
StrIke at Chicago.
Chicago, Dec. 18.-HIxteen huidred
livery drivers, hacked by overy teai.
btor in the union at Chicago, strucH
Nearly <100 livery stables aro comn
letehy tied- up. The% decison t.
strIke wats r(nehod last night aftoi
four weeks or negotiations for better
wa gos and better conditis. Thenc
de-maind Is for an incranso of $2n
woeek. The empihloyers ref-isedl to make
aniy (:ccsision, claiinag that busE.
ness dlid aol Warrant It In vIew 01
the Iiroads nlide by cutomioblles.
COTTON PRIOES UPWARD.
Make BoethIng WIth Excitement at
Nuiw Orleains, D~ec. J 8.-'h1o cot ton
miarkot again seoohed wIth exelttomonl
today. l'rices stIll showed an up
Ward trond and townord nooni wero a
quarter of a cent higher than tho clos,
ing PrIces8 of yesterduy.
L.Iverpool cabiles were fav-orabule tai
ft contLiniued advaancc tis mornIng but
the height of the ad vance was rcach-%l
on a cont(hi aed hea vy~ npot dem*nand
at ad vancedi prlens. March showodl
an advainc or 26 polts ijbovo h
close of y(.<terday at 12.27. Othei
moenths showed equaluly as wvide ad1
GlrIl s Burned to Death.
Deatuir, AlIa., liee. 18.- ne I -yean'
old1 daiighiter of i1 . Ibunaifton was~
hburnrdi to dioath at b or borno atI SI -
pu1 . t hIa eounaty. She was at and inl
ne(ar the fil e:,lace whon her shirts
woro dlrawin to the flreu and ignIted.
'lhe was no one clae at hornio' except
a lit t1e 8-year-old sisteor u ho aitteimpted
to (Jiueh t ho fire by daiuihiing so0veral.
buchots of( wa ter OVOr her itter. Do0
spi the e ffor'tn of the frlghtenod gi rh
the flosx 'ouild inot he extingishet~
[nd the clothing of the unfortunati
giiir nas entirely (on.S1?med. Thd~ gir
lived for two'1 houa.
Cival War Paymastcir Cend.
Pearison. payrnasteI r for the 118a12.1
p1 division of the United State:
navy in the clvIl war is d idi at bl
hon'n In Vinlanrd, N. J. )He was 71
Troopa Go to PhIlIppInes.
orf Onrited States cavalry which hav'
been! ,tatlined at F~L Eth-an Alleun fo
nearly two years, left toflay for lb
Rusian Troops Moving.
S~t. P'tersburg, Decc. 18,-'A travel
or wvho has just returned f-rom Mann
chlurilat says Russian troops aro stl
n:ovlng dlay and night' toward .Pori
4 / P iEEE
Don't forget the old man
h the fish on his back. .
!hmar'dy t hirty years he
worl d, and a arouind the
brf'inging heahh aiiTid\veling,
wheriever* he goeIs. e
To th-,~ consumptive he
bri ngs; the strength and~ flesh
lhe so) much needis.
To1 all weak and sickly
children he gives rich and
stre ntelning food.
To thin and pale' esn
he gives new firm flesh and
rich red 1blood.
Chilren who first sawv the
old man with tie fish are now
growvn up and have children
of their ownl.
Ilie standls for Scott's Emul
sion of purei Ccd liver oil-a.
dcelightMl food and a natural
tonic for cil dren,for old folks
and for ail who need flesh and
SoOTT-& DO0WNE. Chemists,
4-09-415 Poari St reet, New York.
60Oc. and $1.00; ;nii cdruggists.
Wach Tlk his bac.
Hora:ty-liv ner1\ t h inl 01n body
wihin nF-lfmi o incorporato
i il4c o( f ibis li l is cleared and
in . ' 'ale of ultr:vation, al1 tle 1
m on I < ly-fvek acrs is (rginal for
cil rOm it. n et two gives touan-1
lewi(chI I f her is demand
A go0d iwelling h ae.n is on the pro
iet, anll all th 9 ne ary out.haouses ad
ricady ereeed and in good r1phir. A
hargln in this to .e had by thl prc n -
or who mtans b rctuness.
sevn omIE:1 (7pu c) leros in 'atton
TiwnshipI, wl ntibrd ad well wat.
rild I . (Go 11 TiI -eles.
Two hundred andl aw(wnty-fr (22-i)
,.0 5 in entrl twn hI , well tiober
l0 and ward. 00 od Tl i tols.
at these irNets of l1anc ored
ai reaNn1 .ble p'i s8. jill nill cash or
o)n1-hal of cal, to blatn e ono yar - with
gFiIve of th boa. An inspection of thid
proly)01Y is invited. If not sold by De
111) 1 1st wilil be v tk n oif to market.
(.aul l n 1 orwrit
SAt UrLl>IN & M~A ULD11N,
ol w8o. Pic ken, s .
Wllm ien ars Well biais Miro
or h o elingy on o Fr.in Mrn.
Kdy idy1 trouble prcyzrupon tile mind, dil
lobdv cr<'ed hand icherfo rno saion
wh h11- alllls h too i.db ho my lcoin.
went aol n ilh i I S 7 re out otorrn
Tow shi, w lltilll)11.(Jand we\ l ns ll.
Wo~ mn ails Wl a e
Arc Made iseaeby
Kine Trouy rble h
Kdneytroubeoe upo revlentds
courags and e tsan amitiso; beucommono
fard chielnt e born
disappearcic wthe w e kid
n-aeys too often f orde
reaces a agewhnidne shoub ble has
contol he paeome isoye apricevaeth
the iffcuit istidne tobe asnthcommon
stc~-shoud be ord atcil temn bon
thee iporantorgncs. fthchis d ulaint
tr-i sdet dsase too ditten f tile
kidneys and aderhend ot hodb a hbit ao
otrole sps e.ti e ffitdwt
bed--etngs deen aspon ar te maue mis
erae iuty i kidneyan bl r trouble,hfis
anep 1hould nedwad the ereat rmedy.o
Troe mild d tha dimmaediatonditeon ofh
Sineand-oo bladdeald.no to hait s
Wome and onedll ar e r aems
crae wYth kidy and baddrtrube
an smpebottnee the ma geteey
Thoumsandf teimediaeter rfecived
Swmpeois on ufrrue.I raiingd. Kt imsor
by o. drughmtn, fifty ,b urn
Dozes Yo maeay hake, umme
tromferer Swured , rtn Dr. Kilmer
Swamp-Root. and the address, Binghamton,
N.Y., onl every bottle.