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I " I THB tVBATBEK
1_I I'oreoaat for Virginia: Pair during
the day, followed by cloudy mid
llircuic inj; tvcHtlicr lit ni^lit; northeast
?'i ly u imli.
In Brooklyn has been rid
lag all last yeai, without
a siuL-:!- breakage, a
$50 Ideal Bicycle.
? 'all and see '07 'model of this wheel
with the "Great J."&.7." tire?the best
value ever offered for the money.
We'd like to show it to you, whether
yon buy a wheel or not.
ROANOKE CYCLE CO.,
K. L. FLTPrO, Manns?'.
I FRESH GftBDEN SEED!
x We iavo Opened 0*ur Stock of
I RELIABLE GARDEN SEED. ?
? Call mid Gel Catalogue. 0
A Fresh Stock. ??
X S Coinintssiou Seed. X
I MASSIE'S PHARMACY. |
? Yellow and Silver Skin Onion Sets. ?
gj We Are Pleased j|
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g> 6 SALEM AVE. ||
PIOTI'IUC Pit AUKS AND MATS TO
213 Soiuli .IclTorBon Street, Over I'oatoftlcc.
9 -?? ^ <?-? -4?-4??- ?-<B- ?> ?>-?
J Great Variety of |
6 pTinr t
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Will Give Low Prices and Easy Terms. ?
Holiday Stock, y
9 J. E.
Mo. 11 .If IVcrsoii Street.
A TRAINING SCHOOL OF HIGH
GRADE FOR BOYS.
SECOND TKRM ItKClNd FE1JKI AKY 1.
Course- offered preparatory either for
College or Business. Students can enter
from February 1 to 15th to advantage, as
new classes will lie formed ami new sub?
jects begun. ' Parents who have sons Jto
.?du,?ate will find it to their interest, to
consider the'merits of this Institution.
SIDNEY SPEIDEN HANDY,
II E 4!) AI IST Kit.
Noah \Veb>tei- says: "Acme nieAiis
the top or highest point, the cul?
mination." The height of perfec?
tion i- the sense in which it is used
' by H. C. Barnes.
\cme Cough Syrup is s:dil on its
merits. It is properly made of
only the best ami most approved
Ingredients, Large bottles 35c.
? Wi: Mark It." ~\Z
II. C. BARNES,
??He Puts Up Proscriptions."
DROPPED 40 DEGREES. *?'" ?*
Mercury has droppeil !<? degrees in the
last twenty-four bouts, so have prices Oil
Buggy Holies at Farmers' Supply Com?
pany. Call and see. You need them this
kind Of weather.
What the Municipal Fathers Did
COUNCIL DECIDES TO LAY NO NEW
S1 DEW A LK S AT PRESENT?Til E
COMMITTEE ON LIGHTS STILL
WRESTLING WITH THE QUES?
TION OF A MUNICIPAL PLANT?
. THEY WILL SUBMIT A REPORT
SHORTLY ON THE COST OF ONE.
The City Council meet in regular ses
I sion lust night in [the Council chamber, I
! with President James K. Terry in the
chair. The following membcis were
present: Messrs. liuckner, Casey, Cole
man, Coulbourn, Evans, Pox, Guy, Haw- |
kins Mays, Mluahan, Mullen, Oncy, Star
key, Stevenson, Upclyke. Wilson and
Mayor Andrews submitted a message
: vetoing the permission granted to Mrs. i
Marion S. Friend to construct a wagon !
lut oil Campbell avenue east, of the Mar
, kcl Square. The message slates that
I should a wagon lot lie allowed to be con?
structed at tliis point that it, will prove 11
nuisance, and recited the fact that Conn
, cil had heretofore ordered nuisances to he
abated in that locality arising from causes j
j similar to a wagon lot. He ulso presented !
' a pet it ion to hioi from the citizens asking
that the privilege lie not granted. The:
veto of the mayor was sustained by n vote
of 1(1 to 2.
The mayor also reported that he had
appointed L. .1. Lockens regular police?
man in plaee of 'J. E. Kanes, resigned,
! and on motion tin; nomination was co?
MANY LIGHTS OUT.
lie ulso reported that tin- city electric
lights were out 2,801 hours during the j
mouth of .Tnnuary, and called attention
to the poor class of li^ht^ .now heing fur
He a No report ed on the ipiesl ion of city I
IInances ami urged economy in every tic- j
pttrtmetlt, and that "no appropriations he i
made except such its are absolutely nee-1
CBsary for the public safely and protec
j Ueports from the city jpiuriuecr, clerk
of the market, city engineer and keeper,
of the almshnuse were read and filed.
Mr. ITox, from'.tin* committee on no- |
counts, reported claims approved amount -
bur to $20, I?0.l)8, of 'which ?-J<1,221i Is for ;
i the. seml-annua' interest on the city debt, i
The bills were approved.
Mr. Guy, from the committee on j
finance, submitted the Auditor'sand'treas- ]
urer's reports lor the .month of January, I
which were [read -uul tiled. The mid I- I
tor's report shows a total collection since ?
,!illy? 1st, of ?07,1111.40; warrants paid,
$0(1,21)4.58: cash ou hand. *S18.82; war?
rants unpaid and outstatiiling, iflsJ, 1117.70.
Appropriations were male on recom?
mendation of the finance committee as I
follows: Criminal 'charges, $2<K(; insur?
ance, *?'>. *?"?; stationary and pritltintr, 1
$200; i\-ater. $750; public prooeirv. ?'00;
schools, $250, comuiissians, $200; con tin
1 ?ent, ?100; bridges, 1(1100.
i The finance committee also reported <m
, a petition of the Ice, Coal anil Cold Stor?
age Company, asking that the amount of
assessment lor city taxes on that com?
pany** property be reduced, alleging that
it. had been taxed on machinery, etc.,
which is exempt, under the city charter, j
' The report of the committee contends ]
thalt.be proper manner i:i which such
oases should lie settled is by application
' to the courts under the law provided'for
t he correct ion of erroneous assessments,
? and therelore Council should not take
? any action in'the premises. The report
1 was adopted.
The commits.n finance also reported
adversely on a [proposition of ,1. 15, M.
' Hanckel tocompomlse the street paving
assessment on Cii.fipbelI avenue in front
j of his property near the market house.
Tbe finance committee also >ubmitted
I an ordinance which was adopted provid?
ing for funding $14,100 ol one year houds,
due March 1.
Mr. liuckner, from the committee on
streets, reported adversely a> to the pe
j tition of citizens asking for ?he construe,
j riou of brick sidewalks on Church avenue
I from Jefferson*! trect to the new postolllce
building, and on Henry street from
Campbell avenue to che said building, on
' the grounds that*the finances of the city
I would not at this time justify the expend?
I The committee also reported that they
! had asked the city [engineer to report on
' the advisability of cuttinu [off all street
i forces, except as are necessary for the
! maintenance of the chain [gang, and sub
! mined his recommendation, in which the
engineer suggests that it is not t<> the
j best interests of the city to further reduce
the street forces. The letter of the city
! engineer was recommitted.
I The. street, committee also reported rec
'; nintnending that the petitions 'of citizens
, asking lor the construction of a sidewalk
: on Park street, between Second and t hird
j avenues, lie over for the reason of the
I lack of fund- in the street department.
: This recommendation caused some sharp
I sparring. lb-. Coulbourn moved an
amendment to the report that "the city
i engineer be instructed to construct a slag
j walk on that street at a co-i not exceed
I inn si-'.. Mr. Bitckner contended that
I the proposition would have to he referred
to the street committee for consideration
j and report. "The [chair ruled that the
j matter had been be I ore the committee,
j arid was therefore germane .to the ipies
j tioti, Mr. liuckner then apnealed from
I the decision of the chair, and the chair
j was sustained ayes 12; not voting, (i.
Dr. Coulltonrn'j amendment was then
j adopted by a vote of 13 to ?">.
Mr. Mays, from the committee Oil pilb
j lie property, reported Oil two requests,one
I from the Confederate Veterans Associu
' tion of this city, and the other from a
j religious association, asking rebate on
ob, va., wednesi
rent, for use of the city opera house useil
l>y euch of them oil a recent occasion,
both of which were granted.
Mr. Stevenson, from the committee on
(ire ami water, renorted thai the city
could uot take .steps to extend the water
on Fifth avenue n. w., as petitioned for
by certain citizens, hut that the petition?
ers should apply to the (bis and Water
This committee idso reported on the
request of A. M. and W. M. Kuller, to
build ;m extension to the building, No.
l'ilj Salem avenue, recommend that the
request bo granted. The report was
THE LIGHT QUESTION.
Mr. Starkey. from the committee on
1'inbts, reported that his committee had
under consideration the question of re?
ducing the cost of public lighting, und
would submit a report in a short time
showing definitely the cost of erecting
and maintaining u city light plant: also
whether or not any reduction could be
secured in the way of the present system
An ordinance laitl over from last
month, providing that, tin- commissioner
of revenue shall make and deliver to the
tax collector the land and property books
im or before May 13th, Instead of July
1st-, as heretofore, was adopted.
BIG LKCAL BILL.
Mr. Wilson laid before Council an ac
cnttnl of Watts, Robertson *& Robertson
for $3,000 for legal service^in assisting
Eston Randolph, former city solicitor, in
defending the suits brought against the
city of Roanoke to prohibit it from emp-!
tying seweingc Into Tinker creek. The |
lirm was employed by the mayor, Hon. |
11. S. Trout, and his action was endorsed j
by Council at the time. Tiie Hill was re?
ferred to the committee on llnauce.
A CLAIM APPROVED.
.V communication from the city solici?
tor, transmitting the Undings ot a hoard
of arbitration in the matter nf the claim
of M. O. Wilmeth on account of the en?
croachment of Franklin road on her ptop
erty, set t int: forth the fai t that
hoard had awarded $141.00, but that, their
proceedings had boon Irregular, and the
instructions of Council bad not been car?
ried out, and asking what further action
should be taken, was received. On mo?
tion'ot Mr. Fox the Unding of the board
of arbitration was adopted, and the
amount of the claim ordered paid.
TO CODIFY LAWS.
A communication from the clerk of
council was read, calling attention to the i
necessity o' a re-codification ol the citri
laws ami proposing to do the work If so j
authorized by the Council. Mr. Colciunil
offered a resolution, which was adopted, j
instructing tin- clerk of council to ar
range under appropriate chapters and
scctious)the cit y charter and general laws,
and present i he same to the ordinance j
committee for examination and report to i
Several petitions and communications i
were read and referred to appropriate coin- j
I V.NCY PRINT BUTTER.
S? cent-- per pound. Buttermilk, 5
cents pec gallon. Delivered to tiny part,
of the city. 'Phone 17?. ROANOKE
CREAMERV, Chas. T. Lukens, Man?
WAR IS DEPLORED. ~
Notable Women Make Public Their Sent i- i
meats Upon Arbitration.
New York, Feb. II. ? The following ciV- I
ciliar, which explaius itself, was made
"Tu the Women of the United States:
?We ask your earnest co-operation in
urging upon the Senate of the United
States to give full consideration ami rati
lication of the arbitration treaty between
this country and Great Britain,and with- !
out amendments which will cripple it
elllciency. The mother.-, wives ami the :
homes nf our land have the deepest Inter- |
est in the substitution of law for war. In i
times of con diet they* are the keenest I
sufferers, and, while tho nation's honor is
dear to them, whatever tern's to settle
disputes by reason and law, rather than i
war, demand their heartiest endorse?
ment. It is absolutely necessary that a j
universal public opinion in favor of this
treaty should find expression. Therefore
we ask you. without delay, to write per- ]
sonally to your Senators, to hold meet - i
ings, to send petitions and to aid by all ]
means in your power the completion ol
this great, act, of Christian civilization."
Signed by; Ellen M. Henrotin, Allee
Freeman Palmer, Louisa ILee Schtiylcr,
Josephine Shaw Lowell. Margaret Gang?
ster.Mary Mapes Dodge, Mary Low Dick?
inson, Jeanette L. Gilder, Hannah B.
Kinstein. d'raee II. Dodge, Mary F..
Trautinen, Caudace Wheeler, Elizabeth!
R. Ouster, Marie Louise Beebe, Maud D.
Bnllincton-Bobtll. Address, Julia II
To SETTLE ENDOWMENTS.
Baltimore, Md., Fei?. 'J.?The twenty
ninth biennial convention of the District
Li rand Lodge No. 5. Independent Order
of B'Nai B'Rith, was called to order at
Royal Arcanum Hall this morning. Del- >
egntCS were present from Indues in all of
the districts of Maryland, Virgiuin, |
North and. South Cat ol Um, Georgia and i
tbe District of Columbia. The outgoing
ofliccrs made reports, and t heir succes
sors were appointed as follows: Prosi- I
(lent, J. II. Herts. Macoll, Ca.: Hrst vice
president, Solomon Weil, Galdsboro, N.
('.: second vice-piesident, Samuel Can-,
Washington, D. C; secretary, .loscph
Hah'lie-, Baltimore: treasurer. Aaron
Goodwill, Baltimore: sergcant-at-arms,
A. L. rjpandonr, Norfolk. Ya. The prin?
cipal business of the convention will In?
to set t le t he endowment feature. The
sessions will continue to-morrow an 1
MAY SELL TO SPAIN.
London, F?b. ft.? It is reported tiiat
the English shipbuilding linn of Arm
strongs are about to sell to Spain, with
the permission of the Chilian go/em?
inent, two iron clad warships now under
construction in Armstong's yards, upon
the order ol Chili, and which are nearly
Iluvqyou tried our Brush Mountain
Coal'- It is the best |q ?own. Farmers'
> Supply Company.
The Squadron Anchored in the
Harbor Off Charleston.
ALL OP THE INJURED BEAM EN IN
QUARTERS AT THE HOSPITAL.
NEWSPAPER REPORTERS FIND
IT DIFFICULT TO GET AXTI IN?
FORMATION AS TO THE DAMAGE
DONK THE RIG SHI??READY
FOR THE MANEUVERS.
Chiirlcston, S. C, Peb. U.?This moru- i
iiiL' n iixu; came ashore from the United !
States cruiser Marhlehoail, which Is'lying ;
a few hundred feet oil the Southern,
wharf. The gig was in charge cf Past
Assistant Surgeon A. R. Wcucworth, of
the cruiser, ami it carried the six seamen !
who were injured on tltc ship during the j
storm. The ambulances conveyed the
wounded to the marine hospital
Tii" injured sailors were .lohn Ryan,
blacksmith, right knee injured: .lohn 11.
Mickey, plumber. Real p wound ami nose]
injured: An?'rew .lacksoti) .seaman, nose
fractured and severe wound in the head:
Herbert Cosbornc, shipwright,small bone !
in right leg broken: Frederick ('. Potter, I
carpenter's mate,ankle sprained; Herbert
Lamar, a fireman, belonging to the trans?
port Fern, is also in the hospital sutler-1
inn from a badly lacerated leu'. .All of
the Injured were given the best, medical
attention and placed in comfortable
quarter.'?. They are doing well, and will
probably he able to rejoin their ships he
fore thi- blockade is over.
The .Fern came up to the city at HI j
o'c lock this morning for mail and sup- ;
piies and, receiving them, ret urned to the I
lightship, oil' which the squadron is lying j
in the position which it occupied last j
night. All the vessels tire busy getting I
to righfs and it is not probable that any
attempt at maneuvering will he made he
All eltnrts made by newspaper corres?
pondents to board warships off Charles?
ton liar to-day were futile. The Fern 1
came up to t lie city this nioriiinir lor pro- ?
visions and mail and the Marhlehead was '
lying off the batter}*, but the other snips !
were strung out to sea beyond the jetties
for 'i distance of eight miles. The cruiser I
Columbia, which is the furtherest out. Is j
from hi to is miles T from the city.
Early this morning some signaling was
done from the flagship New York, and in
consequence the shins began to move
from the north to the south of the har?
bor. The battleship Maine anchored a '
little to the south of the lightship, |
which stands just six miles out from |
Port Sinnier. The Fern lies behind
the Maine, the New York is half a mile
further south. Half way across the
main channel is the monitor Amphitrite,
and beyond her ?ml out tj sea is the |
It is supposed here that the ships have '?
taken these stations wit!, a view to
effectually guarding the south entrance .
to the harbor, anil that, future arrivals,!
the Indiana anil Massachusetts, for ill- ,
stance, will he placed t>> the north. The
Dolphin was nowhere in evidence today,
and it is believed that she h\s 'sailed j
south, possibly to relieve the '.Newark at j
the mouth of St. John's river. The hnl
tleshlps Indiana and Massachusetts ?re j
expected to arrive tomorrow moriliBg. |
It known t hat Vesuvius has been or- i
ilered from League Island and, as she is .
to be the blockade runner, it. is thought ?
that she will come down the coast itn- |
der her own orders after all the warships
are in position, and try to run into tile i
Every effort has been made by reporters
to get some detailed statement of the in- !
juries doue the ships during the storm,
hut it has been of no avail. The Nimble
head when up to the city gare little evi?
dence of injury. Hersuperstrtictuie was
haltered somewhat, but as one stood
upon her deck she looked little the worse
At a meeting of the city council of
Charleston held to-night an invitation
uns extended to ^the governor of South
Carolina and tic- general assembly to
visit the city on the 18th, when Secretary
Herbert ami Admiral Dunce and oflicers
of the fleet are to he entertained hj the
citizens and commercial bodies.
A special train is placed at the disposal
of the governor and the legislature by the
South Carolina and Georgia railroad.
This will be utilized in hringintr the vis?
itors to Charleston from Columbia.
On the 18th a public dinner will be
given by the chamber of commerce, and
among the guests will be Secretary Her?
bert, Admiral Dunce'and other distill
'.'uisheil guests, A public reception will
iie held by Mayor Smith, and at lligll! a (
hall will be given tin- visitors.
If you have a garden you should
plant Buist's Reliable Garden Seed.
They have no cqii.d, and give satis?
faction wherever planted, We also
carry a nice assortment of Flower
Seed. MASSIF'S PHARMACY
NEW TRIAL DENIED.
Dostott, Feb. it. -The motion of council
of the murderer, Dram, for n new trial
wns denied to day. Dram was convicted
of murder in the fust degree lor the kill?
ing of Captain Nash and hi- wife and
Second Mate Bamberg on the American
barkentine Herbert Fuller, on the high
-eas last summer,
Boanoke Music Go,
C T. JENNINGS. Manager.
- Sl'CCKSSOIlS TO
RICHMOND MUSIC CO.
Pianos, Otgans, Music, &c,
COURT OF APPEALS.
Chief Justice Fuller in the United
Richmond, Va., Feb. 0.?Following are
to-day'8 proceedings of the supreme court
Washington and Southern Railway
Company vs. Lace)*; further atgued by
Edmund Burke for defendant in error
and Col. F. L. Smith for plaintiff in er?
ror and submitted.
Ballon vs. Ballon: argued by E. S.
Brown for appellant, and X. C. Man-on
for appellee and submitted.
The next cases to lie called nre Bo 1 ton
vs. Vellines, No. 01, and Jamison vs.
Kixey, No. 02.
Chief Justice Fuller presided with Cir?
cuit Judge Simontoii and District Judge
Brawley in the United States circuit
court of appeals here to-day.
The ease of 1.. II. lliee, appellant, vs.
Itichmond Traction Company el als , ap?
pellees, which was taken up yesterday,
was further argue-.l by lieo. W. Whitlnok
and \V. W. Henry for the appellees and
Bollert Stiles for appellant.
Francis1 administrator, etc., plaintiff
In error, vs. Itichmond ami Danville rail?
road el als., defendants in error; in error
to the circuit court of western district of
North Carolina; ease argued by Alfred
s. liar mud for plaint ill" in error and by
George F. Bacon and Charles Price for
liefen,laut in error; cause submitted.
THE RESOLUTION DEFEATED.
Hartford, Conn., Feb. ?The senate
to-day concurred with the bouse In re?
jecting the Cuban resolutions which
wore last week reported by the criuuiit
tee on federal relations. The bouse in?
sisted on its action of passing resolutions
of sympathy with Cuba, las-t week re?
jected by the senate and appointed a
Committee of conference.
BETTER DISCIPLINE NEEDED.
* London, Feb. 0.-?Thomas Sextan, anti- |
Parnetlitc, formerly member of the house
of commons tor the north division of '
Kerry, who resigned his seat last year, i
has written a letter declining to re-enter |
parliament. In tin-course of his letter
Mr. Sexton says: "lam Mill convinced
that the Irish party must have better dis?
cipline before anything worth laboring
for can lie obtained from tho house of
commons even for the must palpable
grievances of Ireland."
Washington, Feb. I). - The Senate to-?
day continued the nomination of F. W.
Kickhusch, Jr., to be consul at Stettin,
WILL BE REPRESENTED.
Albany, N. Y..Feb. ?).?Governor Black
has signed Senator Mnlliu's bill appropri?
ating $1*2,000 for representation of the
State at t he Tennessee Centennial at Nnsh
Wk'vk somi m:\i tiiti.
si-kim. i- VTTKUN's of r \m v
IsasiiM Sill UTS os KAl.K l<>
IiAy, TllK KIltsT <>i iiii:
SKAsov Co.mk Al.tiXt; A Nil
Itl'lliHTKN i i' \ ni l.
G ILK ESO N & TAYLOR.
I IM IS IN TROUBLE.
Washington, Fob. !).?Consul General
Lee telegraphs the State Department
that Correspondent Scovel was caught on
the railroad line between Tunas and j
Snncti Spiritus on his way from the In?
surgent camp. He mil) have to be tried
iii Snncti Spiritus, but every etlort will
be made to have hi ill brought to Havana
DEAD IN PATROL HON.
Pittsburg. Feb. II.?Police Ollleer John
Harrison was found den?1 at 5:35 o'clock
this morning, standing in the patrol box
at the corner of Ninth street and Liberty
avenue, by Police Lieutenant Crossey
Harrison had reported to the Central po?
lice station b) telephone at hob o'clock.
When Lieutenant Crossey opened the
patrol bo\ Harrison'-, body lell against
him. Harrison held the telephone re?
ceiver in Ins death grasi?. The cause of
his death has not. yet been ascertained,
but it was probably due to an elect ri
shock or heart disease.
Ml;. TUCKER'S t ONDITtON.
Lexington, Va., Feh. l).?Hon. John
Randolph Tucker's condition continues
very unfavorable, lb- is not as well to?
day as he was vesterday.
SOT READY FOR TRIAL.
Providence, R. I . Feb. Toipedo
In at Nn. i> did not leave Bristol to-day,
as she was not ready for hrr trial trip.
It, i- important that rour horse and
COW be fed well this cold Weather. The
! place to buy your teed Is Farmers' Supoly
Company. They keop Hay, Shucks,
Straw, ( hits, ('oril, and .ill kind- of chops.
F.MPEROR URGES HARMONY.
Berlin. Feb. P.?The National '/citung
saysduringconversation with members of
the rcichstag at the dinner given by l>r.
Miguel, Prussian minister of finance,last
evening, the emperor urged tho union of
conscrcatlvca and national liberals in the
imperial legislative body as the only
menus by which great national nndertak
, ings could bo achieved. Among the un
I dertakings the success of which was em
nently desirable the emperor mentioned
ihat of thn increase of the effective
I strength of the army and navy of Ger?
many, which he warmly advocated.
DO YOU WAN l' COAL:
DU YOU WANT WOOD!
DO YOU W ANT COKE
W. R. Andrew- Si Co will furnish yon
either or all. Call n their ollice, 210 Sa
lelU avenue, or phone No. 10,
Then listen for the belled tennis.
ARK YOU ALIVK'.'
?? "letter let the people
**?know you are a progres
?bIvc merchant. Put an
ad. in The Times to show
that von ??
0 ARK KOX DEAD
'IX ROUTHRRI4 A8SOCIATKD PRESS.
ALI. TtlK XKWd OF '1HJK WlMu.li.
Disastrous End to the Enterprise
of the Festive Bandit.
A SANTA FK' TRAIN HELD UP IN
ARIZONA BY TWO ROBBERS?EX?
PRESS MESSENGER SOLLERS
SHOT ONE OF THEM DEAD AND
THE OTHER ONE ESCAPED AF?
TER AN UNSUCCESSFUL AT?
TEMPT ON THE SAFE?
Kingman. Arizona Territory, Fob, ?i??
\bout 8:30 las-t evening two robbers at?
tempted to hohl up the westbound pas?
senger train on the Santa I-V line, sixty
mites east- of here. After stopping the
train they mailt- the fireman net. off the
engine and uncouple the express and
Messenger Sobers, thiuking that, some?
thing was wrong, told his assistant to
get off the car on one side with a shotgun
while he got Oil on the other side wloh a
One of the robbers was standing near
the csginc, and the messenger lired at
him at short range. The cobber fell
dead. The other robber then compelled
the (lrcuian to gel on the engine auain
and run the emrine and two express ami
mail cars up the road, where it. was
stopped, and the rohN>r made an unsuc?
cessful attempt to tret into the express
car. The mail car was then entered and
several registered packages taken. The
robber 'hen disappeared in tin- darkness.
The dead robber w?s taken to Peach
Springs*, but he has n^t been Identified.
Officers have gone from Kingman with
Indian trailers ii was snowing at the
time, but it is now clear and his tracks
will be easily followed.
The mat) elerk says there wer? several
robbers. The amount of money secured
Denver, Col., Feb. !>.?The Santa Fe"
train robbery is to he investigated by the
postal authorities here. Chief Postofllee
Inspector McMicheu sent a detecctive out.
to the scone of the rubbery thiseyening.
Chief McMichen .-ays thai from the in?
formation he has lie believes the dead
robber to he .lack Musijrove. who- was
concerned in the White '':ik-, N. M., rob?
bery Mime time ago.
ON A LONG VOYAGE.
Washington, Feb. i>.--Thc cruiser De?
troit- left Nagaskas., Japan, yesterday
for Hong Kohl; on her 13,000-mlle cruise
home, with the short-term men of the
Asiatic squadron. From Long Kong she
will go to Bangkok and meet the Maclilas
if that vessel continues there, or else
will join her at. Singapore, stops on the
13,000-mile trip will la- made at Colombo,
Alien, Sue/., Malta, Gibraltar and the
Azores, the vessel being due at New York,
about May 1.
MAY DU'. ANY MOMENT.
Adrian, Mo.. Feb. !t. -General Shelby
is sinking rapidly. His death i- ex?
SOUTHERN STOCK SOLD.
New York. Feb. II.?A sale of a htrgu
block of Richmond and Dauville consol?
idated <>*s was made to London to-day.
The amount is between $175,000 and
$22.5,000, ami the price about 12(1,London
terms. The bonds an- an underlying and:
undisturbed issue of the Sunt hern rail?
SUFFOCATED BY. SEED.
Raleigh, N. C, Feb. 0. ? A colored boy,
10 years old, was found deail in the cot?
ton .seed room of the oil mill it. a late
hour last ni-_'tit. It is supposed that he
crawled Into the room Tuesday night- tun!
was suffocated by the seed falling on him.
He ouhl noi he identified positively, hut
one boy wiya tin- unfortunate youth told
him Tuesday that his name was Hob At?
kinson, and that, be lived near Selmaand
was going to Durham.
WANT ALL THE PROFITS.
Pitksburg, Feb. ft.?The beani pool has
withdrawn all commissions from brokers
and will hen ufter sell no beams to middle
men. The pool is now organized on a.
basis like the rail pool and is likely CO I?!
permanent. The $t.(VS rate will not be
raised for some time. il i- reliably re?
ported this evening that at a sec net meet?
ing of the .steel rail poet held iu this city
yesterday that the steel rail pool was dis?
solved, the result of a disagreement of
Eastern firms. The Filgar Thomson steel
works at llriiddock is the only local con?
cern in the pool.
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