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BISBEE, ARIZONA, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 17, 1900.
I People Were Startled
for a While.
WAS VERY .SLIGHT.
, , VRcd HaiiVilljanf lays Havoc,
on the High Seas and
t City op Mexico, May 17. An earth
. (make at 1:30 vesterilav afternoon hud
, two difiitjnpt shockof nfteen.anQ twen-
, ly, seeona.eacn. vJNO,ciamage ws uuuo
( except thatl it cracked the walla Tho peo
ple ran in.to streets In crpwds, " falling
Von their knees nnd.crosslng themselves.
..There was. a petrcepunie wjave .mqou
t of tho earth and a, nuhjber ,of older
buildings fell. Quiet was restored aft,er
a short interval und business was re
- BLOODY WORK.
I An Insane; Man Takes Possession of
' " ",a,Ship.
Stockholm, May lT.Tho. Swedish
. Bteauref Prince Clmrjes imt in hero to-
t day, bearing indications of an txtraor-
dinary; tragedy. ' The decka and cabins
of tno'.' vessel were blood" smeared and
scattered everywhere. It hvems that
,' early last evening an unknown miul-
man, with a reeolver, r,an a-muck on
the .steamer and shot dead five persons
. almost before ttiey realized his inten-
' tlons. ,Tho captain, sprang, upon the
x m'an,(but,tho flatter; shot him and killod
hlin with' a bullet,' The "lunatic thou
ieloaded jhis revolver and, going on
d,eck, wounded six of tho crew. Oth-
. ers of thship's' company were by this
time completely cowed and' no further
atteppt was made "j.o capture ( the man,
' , who launched a life boat and escaped.
, MARRIED f OR BUSINESS REASONS.
Disclosure by the Widow of Reuben
fc "v " " ' Whitemaiu
GENESEO, N. Y., May 17.An un
expected 'discloruro was made yester
day in proceedings for tho final settle
ment of acoounls of Clara Whiteman.
Jibbs, administratrix of the estate of
Itouben Whiteman. father of ex-Sen-,
ator 'Alonzo J. Whiteman, who is now
' under charges of forgery at Chicago.
" Itouben Whiteman-died in 1898, Jeaving
".a will which disposed of an estate
'-valued at WOO, 000. The will provided
that tho interests given .to the children
should not invest in them until after
' ' remarriage of the widow.
4 ' Tho widow appeared in tho surro-
;gato s court yestoruuv ana presented a
certificate of her marriage to James
'Lindslcy in 1805. She said that tho
marriage contract had been entered
into for business purposes only, that no
announcement had ever been mado of
it and that this was tho firsi intimation
.given to the public that sho had ro
married. The estate can now be bet
tied without further dehiy. Ex-Sen-.ator
Whiteman has reloaded his in
terest in the property to his sister, Mrs.
.Wriginia Preachers Deny Serious Ai-
' ' legations.
NOUFOLK, Va., May 17 Tho preach
u'rs of tho Norfolk Minihteis' ashocia
.tion of the Virginia eonfoiuico of tho
.A. M. K. chuich, characterizes as un
true tho rict'iitchargu mado bj Bishop
.James A Handy that many of the min
isters of th Virginia conference are
j drunkards, immoral and unlit to preach
: the gospel.
A Lenient Trust.
New Yokk, May 17. Thero
"change in tho price of white paper for
newspaper ue. A fw weeks ago It
was difficult to close a contract at three
conts a pound. Now It is being offered
in tho market at 2J oentx.
London, May 17. Sir KUmjii, M. P.,
announced In one of tho lobbies of the
houso of commons tills noon that. Mafek
ing had been rello ed Tho statement
causod a tremendous excitement. Ab
yet, however, the war ollloo Juas jjpt
xoolinned the report.
Residents of Australia Object to Tax
ation Without Representation.
London, May 17. A petition to tho
Queen, from tho l'esidents of tho Wes
trallan gold fields, praying for separa
ratlon from tho earlier settled parts of
West Australia, has arrived In Lodon.
It bears 28,023 signatures and fills a
mllo of paper. It is inclosed in a hand
bomo casket ,of polished Australian
woods, which has a koy made of Kal
It is understood that the grievances
of the pioneers are practically identi
cal with those of tho Transvaal inland
ers, that is, taxation without represent
ation. Tho petition urges the fact that
Great Britain in conferring auntonomy
in 1880 reserved tho power to sub-divide
MONEY ORDER SWINDLER,
Obtained Money from Various
.Cincinnati, May 17. Two days ago
a,,well dressed young man presented
threo money orders for $100 each, with
identification waived to Postmaster
Reynolds, of Covington, Ky. The post
master noticed the advices forwarded
him were in tho pamo handwriting as
J the orders. He mado the excuse tnat
he had not yet received, tho advices for
payment. Tho yQung man went away
and did not appear again. Post Office
Inspector Fred M. Betz, who was noti
fied, learned that three orders for $100
each, made out in the' same., handwrit
ing, had been received at Newport, j,
As the result of further investigation
ho arrested a younjj.nian this morning,
who was rejyihtered at the Palace Hotel
with two young women as "E. Rhine
hart, wife ajid sister, Chicago," but
whose real name is Joseph Bricjita, a
'clerk in the post ofllce at Pullman, 111.
Brichts Is a Bohemian about 25 years
old. He left Pullman on April 23 on a
two weeks' vacation. Ho also stole a'
block of money orders. Ho owns up to
having presented and obtained money
for three orders of $100 each at N.ew
York, three at Brooklyn, three at Cam
xlen and threo at Harrlsburg, pa.,
amounting to $1,20(L
KILLEED 120 fILIPINOS.
Twenty-five Americans Repulsed 800
Manila, May 17. Ncwb has reached
here thai tho garrison of twenty-fivo
Americans at -Jaro, on tho-Island of
Leyte, received warning on April 1( of
a coming attack by the Insurgents.
Lieut. Estes of the Forty-third Volun
teer Infantry posted sixteen men to
protect "headquarters: Ho took four
men himself and sent four inoro under
a sergeant to fortified positions where
they awaited the attack, vh.ich was be
gnn at daylight. It was estimated that
there were 800 insurgents armed with
bolo-. and thirty with rifles. Tho fight
lasted all day and finally tho insui'gents
Tho Americans buried 120 Filipinos;
they captured a cannon, a silken ban
ner and a largo quantity of equipments
and food. All the indications showed
that tho insurgents were confident of
capturing tho place.
None of the Americans was hurt.
MAPPING OUR NEW ISLANDS.
Secretary Long Urges an Immediate
Resurvcy of the Philippines.
Washington. May 17. In reply to
inquiry legarding survey.s of the waters
of the new insular possessions of tho
United States, Secretary Long has .sent
to tho senate a statement showing tho
progiessof tho work. Tho survejs of
tho Hawaiian Islands and of tho Ameri
can possessions in tho Samoan group
are practically comploted. 'Tho exist
ing charts of tho waters of tho Philip
pine Islands aro dofectlvo and deficient,
many dangerous reefs being omitted
entirely, and Mr. Long emphasizes the
necessity for an immediate survoy of
tho group. Ho reports the Spanish
charts of Cuba Imperfect, and says that
three naval vessels are now engaged in
making a new survey, which, ho adds,
f,hould bo done during the American
occupation of the island.. As to Porto
Bico, the new survey of tho waters is
A special to tho Chicago Tribune
K.ij s W. H. G,reer o.f Chicago and Scott
McKeown, w.ho yo interested in a
largo tract of land in Pima county,
Ariona, have planned a sanitarium for
sufferers from tuberculosis. Mr. Greor,
who today unturned from tho east, says
that Heleu Gould, Andrew Carnegie
and o)he,ra have expressed a willingness
to aid tho cHtabluhnicnt. Tho sanita
rium will bo located in a favorablo belt
and will aecommoM! fiOO patients., and
government aid wj.ll Ue r-cquested Jater.
Americans Will Sympa
thize With British
WILL APPEAL TO CONVENTIONS
Will Urge that Americans be Neu
tral .on the Transvaal
London May 17. Buller is, continu
ing his advance northward in Natal
and has reachecf Danhausor, twelve
miles north of Glencoe. His advance
was made without opposition. Follow
ing is Buller's latest l-oport, received
through Lord Roberts:
"Tho (second division .has reaohed
Danhauser. I hope my advance patrols
aro at Newcastle. The fifth division is
escheloned from Elands Laagte to Glen
coe, repairing tho railroadi The fourth
division is at Sunday river. Reports
agree that (7,00 of the enemy passed
north hurriedly on the 16thi"
Newcastle, "which Buller hopes has
been reached by his advance, is twenty
miles north of ( Danhauser.
ABE PUNTER, AGED 108.
Death of a. Negro Who Was Well Known to
Every Williams College Man.
Williamstown, Mass., May 17.
Abraham Pearsons, a jiegro 4better
known as "A.bo Bunter," and well
known to every Williams College, man,
died at the Poor Farm in Williams
town today. His ago is a matter of
conjecture. Ho said ho was 108 and he
was generally believed to be at least
100 years old. Alumni of the college.
sinco 1800 remember him because ol
the stories ho told of the hardness cf
his head and feats of breaking plank b(."
using it as a battering ram. He came
to Williamstown in the middlo of the
century and lived there until his death,
the last few years of his life "being spent
on the Poor Farm. He always attend
ed tne college commencement exer
Pretoria, May 15, (Delayed) An
official bulletin says the federals storm
ed and occupied the Mafeking forts all
day Saturday, but on the same night
the federals were surrounded, losing
seven killed, seventeen wounded and
several taken prisoners. British casu
alltles"fifty. American Scouts Suffer,
Lorknzo Marquez, May 10, (Delay
ed) A dispatch from Freport, north of
Kroonstadt says that Hassell's Ameri
can 6Couts serving with'tho Boers have
suffered more heavily than any other
corps during tho war. They have lost
37 in killed, wounded and captured out
of 100 in tho past six weeks.
Rixers and Harbors,
Washington, May 17. When the
house met at noon, Burton (Rep.) of
Ohio, and chairman on Rivers and Har
bor committee, called up for consider
ation tho emergency river and harbor
bill. Tho bill carries $200,000 end pro
vides that not more than $10,000 shall
bo expended at any one plaQO.
AN OPEN LETTER.
Do Not Want the Transvaal
Question in Politics.
LONDON, May 17. Capo Town dLs
patches say that a number of promi
nent Americans in tho colony are pre
paring an open letter to bo sent to the
American people, and particularly to
the national conventions in the United
States. The letter is a protest against
tho possible intervention of tho United
States in tho Boer war. It Bays tho
causo of humanity in Africa would bo1
best served by Americans observing
strict neutrality. Regret is expressed
over efforts now being mado to drag
tho Transvaal question into politics.
Such a courso, says the letter, can
benefit neither of tho belligerents and
is only calculated to prolong thostiifo
by raising false hopes. The letter con
cludes by saying thoro is not tho slight
est chanco of tho United States depart
ing from its traditional policj by inter
fering with tho Anglo-Boers quarrel.
Tho bccoud report from Lord Robeiti
dated today (Thursday), follows : '
"Hunter ocennied Christiana uno.v
jj posed. Tho enemy
has retired to
Klerksdorp under the impression that
tho place is threatened. Manv of the
Vickorsberg and Bethlo Boers aro aj
pealing to Basutoland commissioner for
conditions of surrender."
SEARCH E0R NEELY'S MONEY.
Hunt in the Ranks and Safe Deposit
Vaults in Muncie, Ind., for Funds.
IndianApolis, Ind., May 17. Gov
ernment officers went to Muncie and
mado. a thorough search for registered
packages and for funds in tho various
safe deposit vaults, supposed to have
been sent there by Charles F. W.
Neely, either to himself or to his
friends. The various banks were also
visited and tho officers closely ques
tioned, but It is not known ""what sue
cess the officers had. Much surprise is
felt over tne denial of Perry S. Heath
of responsibility fo'r Neely's appoint
ment. They have been close friends
for yeais and it has been assumed that
Neoly's appointment came through
Heath. Just before his appointment
the Neely Printing company gavo a
mortgage on the plant to a Chicago
flam for $10,000 and this increases the
surprise over Neely's sudden change of
VESUVIUS GROWS MORE ACTIVE.
Station of Cble Railway Destroyed,
ROME) May 17 Vesuvius is gradually
becoming more activo and tho rum
blingB are frightening the people. The
authoi ities are doing all they can to re
assure the residents in the vicinity and
Experts say there is no immediate dan
gor. Tho station of the Funicular, the
cabla road, Has been destroyed.
Four Englishmen who made the ascent
of tho volcano ventured too far notwith
standing the warning of their guides.
They were overtaken by tho luva and
Carter Harrison WiC Probably Accept
Nominatiou for Governor.
Chicago, May 17. Tho Chronicle
says this morning that at tho conference
between Mayor HarrKon and W. Hk
Hinrlchson, who Is reaonsiblo for the
report that Mayor Harrison will not
consent to hecome the democratic nom
inee for governor. According to Hin
richBon, Mayor Harrison reitterated
his former statement that ho is not a
candidate, but declined to say whether
he would accept the nomination of his
party if It were tendered to him.
To Travel Incognito.
Paris, May 17. Three of the Cham
berlains of the German Imperial Court
are stopping at different hotels here,
and it is believed they are expecting a
visit from tho Kaiser to the exposition
incognito. Ono of the Chamberlains
told your correspondent that the Kaiser
was now attending tho manoeuvers at
Metz , near the French frontier.
Anarchists in Possession.
Paris, May 17. As a result of tho
election riots in Montlles Mines, the
anarchists are now in possession of tho
town. Tho police have been com
pletely overpowered and barracades
havo been erected to assist tho sol
diery. Excited bands of agitators are
parading the streets. So far only two
persons havo been injured in the dis
turbance. A Good Capture.
Lorhnzo Marquez, May 17. It is
reported hero that Cqmmaodant Eloff
and tho Boer patrol attempted to enter
Mafeking, but the garrison surrounded
them, killing sevonteen and taking
Eloff and ninety Boers prisoners.
Tho novel experience of a rainy day
was enjoyed in Yuma last Saturday,
says tho Sentinel. Tho rain began fall
ing early Friday evening and a steady
downpour prevailed all day Saturday.
Umbrellas, which aro used in Yuma to
shed tho sun, wero brought to tho fionU
;iud people ilounder;ng apross mudd,
streets changed tho order of eternal
Frank McMahan, whoi has been for
some time a member of tho El Paso
pollco forcx;, has been cho.s.on by the
cattlomen of southeastern Arizona and
New Mexico, to succeed his 'lamented
brother-in-law, George Scarborough, in
protecting their interests from cattlo
thieves and other outlaws. Ho is said
to bo a bravo and fearless officer, a
worthy successor of a worthy man.
Charles F. Hoff said yesterday that
tho suppjios for building tho long dls
tanco telephone line to Nogales, via
Santa Cruz valley, w ero qn their way
for dollTcry at Tucson, Calabasas and
Nogales. Fiom tho moment tho sup
plies aro laid down a force will bo at
work, and that raans nixty days from
s tart to finish. Everything going w oil
t will be "Hello! Nogales," July !.
Wantiuj A live, energetic young
man of good address, willing to work.
Must be reliable and able to lteep
books. It is necessary that he be able
to find his pockets without an ipdex-.
Why in thunder don'ryou have jour
claims patented and avoid assessment 'i
See the Southwestern Engineers' ad.
Found. On Main "street, clo.e to the
Fair, the nicest place in town to sit
down and have a glass of beer, seme
Old Homohtead whisky or a Havana.
Call in Palace Saloon, claim article and
pay reward. ml4,lw
FOR SALE Choice mik can's. Ap
ply to L. J. Overlook. . , M12w
GIRL WANTED immediately. Ap
ply at this ofllce, Ik
Found Between Disbee and Naco, xi
pocketbook. Owner can have same by
calling at this office.
Second-hand goods bought and sold
at E. G.COrd Co., plumbing and tinning
Queen Pharmacy, forphotogiaphic sup
plies. 21 tf
Go to O K Livery Stable, if you want
wood driving teams..
FQR SALE; A boardkiK house.
Apply at thiso lite.
Just received, a pew line of phirt
waists, at Jljevsett's. M20-tf
Otto Korh, Gr and Chancellor, KP.
Boonvil le, Ind., says, "DeWitts Witch
Hazj Falv.j soothos the most delicate
skin and hi tils the most stubborn ulcer
wit i certain and gocd results." Cures
es and Ekin dieeases. Don't buy an
'mitation. Coppsr Qii9en store ami
Biebeo Drug Co.
Phtmbinz. Tiimhur and Shppt-iron wortt.
Galvanized Tunics rtf till description u rc.
olnlty. All nork iru'irnntceil. bebool lloitad
Hill. Telephones No. i'l.
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Two Prices on Two Kinds of
Especially Qood Wrappers.
P& 4 M 111
iiii 1 wT
2J Made of Excellent
;U dark patterns, made jasi
' t. : i. :
the prices were twice as
To bring to your attention our wrapper stock, fat
a far better stock of good wrappers than haa- jjf
evcr been shown here before we make this spe.1- W"
cial offering. j
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E. G. ORD CO.
and CORNICE WORK
All work done neatly and
promptly. Office next to
the Brewery. .'Telephone No. O
Henry H. Tietjen . .
BOOT AND SHOEMAKER
Main St. OpMilt
N. S. STEIN
Ladies' and Rents' furnishings
f Wl FANCY G00D6.
Sccpnd-Hnnd Goods. Brewery Arena.
C. J. RAD0VICH
Staple and fancy fificerles
Candies, Nuts. Etc.
M. J. Johnson
'Houses and Lots Bougktwi.84M.Mk
Holiees for Bent.
OFFICE Angtus Building, Rooa.3.;
J. C RAUB.
MAIN STREET, ABOVE
REPAIRS AND RENTS BICYCLES
Novelty works. Gun. Loeki, BleyelM
Sewtnsr &!aohlD repaired. Key lttuc ft
specialty. Kmb!erfiloycleiforafcW. .
Quality Calicos, in neat,
as carefully as though
m mm ieiMM "
m em store.
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Most Economical, being
taining the highest pro
Ask your grocet for;' it..
Every sack guaranteed.
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