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VOL. XIX. NO. 11
Buys n '(.)<S model
There are many $75 Bicycl
are not half as good.
t 'ome and see it to-day.
' 'ECLIPSE BICYCLES t
ROANOKE CYCLE CO. -
Latest styles. strictly factory
I? rices. Easiest terms. \o
notes to sign* In vest!gate. We
ean stand it.
Roaeoke Music Go.,
C, T. JENNINGS, Manager,
22 Salem Avenue.
Only a Few
; Wood Heaters
Left. If You
J Want One
& Bro, Go,
Have You Seen
TR1KKRS RESUMR WORK.
Minor Concessions Were Made, But it
Was a Victory for ivlill Owners.
Fall River, Ken. 21.?The strike at
King Phillips mill is over. Tn accord?
ance with thcii action at their.[meeting
on Sat unlay, when tiiey voted to return
to work, the spinners entered the mill
this morning, and the n;ills were cnce
more put into cDeration. The result,
shows it was a victory for the mill . men.
They consented to nDmfe? with the opera?
tives, hut at no time since the trouble
began were they willing to any conces?
sions. The gates were always open ami
Ine places of the strikers were not Idled,
hut no inducement was ofl'ertt'. to the
oplnners. The ccncessions amounted ^to
nothing. They could have been secured
before the strike was inaugurated.
Agent Chase said, when flist asked to te?
stete wages, he could not because of his
agreement with the manufacturers. La?
ter he guaranteed that the cut would not
exceed 11 1-SI per eent. Strike cost opera?
tive.5 in wages$25,000. It cost the mill
owners les-, and the loss was made up
by manufacturers. Operatives still con?
tend that the reduction is unjust and say
ibey will resist nt a mote opportunei ime.
but it is believed if improvement in the
innrset continues all men will return to
old scale before any strike is started. In
the opinion of many it will not In long
before conditions will warrant an ir.
crease in wages.
'?If you are looking for a chance to
make a good investment, you cannot tlo
better than to put your money into the
Klkhom-Alaska Gold Mining and Devel?
opment Company. Mr. L. Netland, their
president, is at the Ponce de Leon Hotel,
and will ba fflad to see you. (Jive him a
Lafollette, Tenn , Feb. 21. -A sensa
tionnl shooting affray occurred to day, in
which Chief of Police .James Shumate
and i man named White Rutherford were
both nln o>t Instantly killed. Ruther?
ford was drinking and the policemen at?
tempted to arrest him. Rot' erfortl drew
his revolver and shot. Shumate. The lat?
ter fell, but got to his knees and, draw
[ng Ids' piistcl, fired five shots, four tak
|pg effect In Rutherford's breast and
stomach, killing him isntantly. After
emptying his revolver Shumate fell dead.
James Canl, 18 years old, was the only
?'Do to the Punce de Leen Hotei and
have a talk with Mr. L. Netland, presl
deat of the Klkhorn-Alaska Gold Mining
and Development Company, who has
something of Interest to tell you. See
incut, on page I of lhi<
les on the market this year that
rtand the test/'
- 108 Salem Avenue S. W.
Harris H?ge Will Get the Roanoke
Col. .T. W. Hart well returned yesterday
from Washington where ho has been for
several days on business. In speaking
of ih" Hoauokc postniastersshlp the Col
one! said that the matter was already
settled beyond the possibility of a doubt,
lie saiil that the appointment had already
been made by the president and that Mr.
Harris 1 logo was the lucky man. All
that is needed to make Mr. Du pay's suc?
cessor a reality is the sending of the
name of Mr. H?ge to the Senate and Its
ratification by that body. There is no
likelihood that the Senate will fail to con?
firm the appointment. Mr. HartwelL
says that the appointment will g" to the
Senate in the regular order of biulness
which may be to day or to-morrow and
it might be a week before the oflieial an?
nouncement of the appointment is made.
It lc understood that Co'. .T. Hampton
M?ge was named bv National Comittee
man Scott for the position of district at?
torney aud upon going to the I'r?sident
with the recommendation 1'resident Mc?
Kinley Iben refused to ratify Mr. Scott's !
choice for the attornevship. When j
Comtnitteeman Scott informed Mr. H?ge |
of the Presdient's decision, he at "once,
asked the privilege of being allowed to
name his local postmaster, it being un?
derstood that he would not name himself
for tue position. The privilege Is said
to have been granted by the Pr?sident
and Mr. H?ge proceeded to name his
brother. The matter has been a great]
surprise to a majority of the Republicans
in Roanoke, but now it is ptctty well
conceded by all applicants for the posi?
tion that M r. H?ge will be the lucky
man and as a consequence i* is under?
stood have ceased all efforts to farther
i lo ir own individual applications. The
concensus of opinion among Republicans
and citizens genet ally Is that viencd
from a political 'standpoint, Everett
Sproul was entitled to the plum.
TO-DAY ONLY?Six large Photo
graphs for'50 cunts. LANDES, 111 1-2
CELEBRATE WASHING-TON'S BIRTH
.1 net before the ".lose of si hool yesterday
Ibe grammar grades of Gilmer avenue
i school were called together. The exer
: cises consisted of patriotic songs, recita?
tions and sketches front the life of Wash?
ington, proved to be very interesting.
Though no time hud been taken from
j regular school work for preparation, tite
: pupils deserve praise for the manner in
j which they rendered the selections given,
i At the close of the exercises, Rev. Mr. '
' Bulla gave an appropriate and interest- '
j ing address to th~ school drawing from
the life of Washington the groat lessons
of preparation, promptness, patriotism .
j and piety.
DONTB?y"? WHEEL until you
! have examined the Spaldlug. We sold 1
' (juite a number of wheels lasr, season, \
j .ind so far we have not had ONE COM- >
; PLAIN"!' of any kind. How is that for :
I a Record Breaker:' The Fishburn Co., j
I A GREAT MUSICAL TREAT.
I The Oratorio ' 'Crucifixion" composed
I by Sir .lohn Staiccr, together with selec- j
I liottM from Handels '".Messiah" will be
j rendered by the RonnoKce Choral Society
I at St. Johu's Episcopal Church ou Th?rs
I day evening, March SI, lS'.iS Mr. Irria
I J. Morgan one of the leading organists
I of Philadelphia, will preside at the or
gin. Mr. A. E. Coulter, of Riehmond,
' will sing the tenor solos, anil other prom
I inent soloists will also take pai't. In con?
nection with the organ, the piano and
four brass horns ,vill be used to make
the orchestral part complete. The chorus
is wot king hard at their rehearsals and
we can assure the public that there is a
great musical treat in store for tbem.
Visiting cards engraved at Otldwell
THE SMOKER TO-MORROW NICM1T.
The Times acknowledges the receipt of
an invitation to the tenth anniversary
"Smoker" of the .lunior Hose Com nan v
No. 2, which will take place at their fre
; house to-morrow night. An interesting
programme will he rendered all who are
so fortunate as to secure one of the muen
coveted "bids" ate promised a good time.
ACTIVITY AT NORFOLK.
Navy Yard Force on Duty Sunday?Mon?
itors Continued in Commission
j Norfolk, Feb. 21.?Yesterday for the
I first time in years, the force employed at
: th" Norfolk navy yard has worked on
Sunday. All Saturday night plumbers
and steam titters wtrkeil unceasingly on
I the monitors Terror anil Puritan and on
tin torpedo boats Fooie and Winslow.
Thi i:eenj hundred men are now employed
at the dock, the force having been largely
augmented within the past few days.
The orders continuing the big monitors,
Tet tor and Puritan, in commission, and
ord' ring vacancies in '.heir complement
of officers and men filled immediately,
occasioned much excitement. A draft
of t.venty-tino men arrived hero this
mottling from tho receiving ship \ > r<
3KB, VA., TUBS Di
TNE EXCITEMENT SUBDUED
Pending the Report of the Board
Washington, Feb. 21.?Sunday's rest
has had the effect of calming tue nerves
of official Washinutou, and with every?
thing dependeut on the findings of the
hoard of inquiry there is nothing to do
except await the momentous report from
the four naval officers, whose decision
may hriug peace or war.
Outwardly there was little to day in
the big State, War and Navy Depart*
munt building to indiente unv serious
state of affairs, but behind the Otllcial
curtain things were going on known only
to a few persons whose faces wore ex?
pression a solemn enough to excite suspi?
cion. The Bitnation is admitted to be
very grave indeed Those In authority
do not tinny that fact, but they are not
letting ilie public know how critical is
the condition which confronts the coun?
try. Their official actions, how ever, show
that every orepurtion is being made.
There was nothing in the telegram? to-day
from Lee and Sigsbeo to throw any light
on the cause of the terrible disaster.
Lee telegraphed that more divers were
necessary. Slgsbeo's dispatcher relate al?
most wholly to the condition of the
wounded. The only niece of information
sent by him was that no investigation
had been made of the zene of the explo
sion. This was interpreted to mean that
none of the divers have been into that
part of the ship to which the havoc was
conlined. The investigation is now prac
tlcaliy out of Captain Sig<d>ee's hands as
the board of inquiry arrived to-day and
will begin their duties immediately.
While matters are In a state o! suspen?
sion In Havana, the Washington enu of
,t Is actively engaged in prepartlons of a
momentous character. The most sigui
llcant action has been the order telegraph?
ed to Captain Chester, of the cruiser Cin?
cinnati, fenior ollicer on the South At?
lantic Naval Station, to proceed with his
ship and eunooat Castinefioni Para Bra?
zil to Barlmdoes.
Quite as significant Is the ??rder to the
commandant of the Nortolk navy yard
to have monitor Terror read for sea with?
in two days.
As the concentration of the licet near
Havana left the northern coast entirely
I unprotected, the Terror will probably be
assigned to New York. It has been de?
termined to distribute armored ships all
along the South Atlantic coast as fast, as
they become available. The monitor
Puritnu, now at Norfolk undergoing hur
lied preparations for sea service, will an
chor in Hampton Roads to protect Nor?
folk. Fort, Monroe, and approaches to
Washington. Within the past three
weeks seven hundred additional men have?
been added,to the working force at. the
: various navy yards, the majority being
1 assigned to Mare Island New York and
! Norfolk, where all ship construction and
repairs are now generally conducted. At
present 2,(500 men are employed at New
York on various Kinds of work. At Nor
! folk 2,200 are employed, Increase of four
hundred recently, and at Mare Island 1,
200. The Washington gun f.-.etorr has
i adi'.ed 200 n en to its force, bringing t he
number to TOO, while the work of nver
! hauling ships in reserve at League Island
I called for*au increase of 2 .10 The grand
total of men now engaged in getting
: sh'ps ready and making guns number 7,
Anld Lang Syne by Max MuKer. Cald
M'LiAUGHLIN TO FIGHT [CHOKER,
He Will ?,'ot Allow Him to Meddile in
New York, Feb. 21.?Hugh McLaugh?
lin's tight against the encroachments of
Tammany Hall is oppned. Richard
Croker and Senator Grady ha\e prepared
to meet the onslaught
Tammany leaders believe that, if tbey
can get their new ci?il service rules
working right they can build un a Taut
many annex in'Kings.wlth the patronage
that will sap the life out out the Kings
Friends of Mr. Croker say that he is
very angry at the Brooklyn Democracy,
because of their covert attack on the
Democratic club, which is his especially
pet project-. Early in January the word
waj passed around in Brooklyn that it.
?woubi bo a good thing to keep out of
Mr. Ctoker's Democratic Clno.
The Queens county Democracy ilid not
have as much sand as those ol Brooklyn
and it is pouring to the club and the
Tarn IK any society, at the same time kick- \
ing nt the expense. It costs $12"> to get
into the* Demi,oratio Club and consider
able money in the course of a year.
Lost on Sunday ciericai card for the
N. and W. 11. R., No. 417. Any one timl
itig same will please leave with Times
office and oblige,
.7. W. PUKSLBY.
See cut-rate price list of Ideal Steam
Laundry on page 4.
We arc carrying the nicest
ever shown in Itoanoke:
Moor park Apricots,
Country Dried Peaches,
Black Prunes of four sizes.
Hunter & Co.,
!lY, FEBXiUAKY 2i
THE BILL PASSED.
The Senate Disposed of the Gen?
eral Appropriation Measure.
Richmond, Fe?). 21.? The Senate passed
the general appropriation bill as it came
from the committee after a hot fight.
~.The general app*opriatlon bill reported
by the senate committee was furthor dis?
cussed to-day and passed after a hot fight
in the senate The bill met with favor in
the senate but the "house of commons"
across tho hall say they will never pass
such a bill. As n retrenchment measure
the house considers the bill a farce and
some of tho senators were cruel enough
to refer to It as a feeble nffoFt to satisfy
the demands of tho taxpayers and at th(
same time avoid hurting the feelings or
pockets of the tender-hearted office-hold?
ers and donation-recipients.
The house is not in a very pleasant
mood and many cf its members who are
for retrenchment without stooping to
consider individual ?conveniences openly
express surprise and displeasure at tho
shifting, halting action of tho senate
The effort to make the bill appear its a
retrenchment measure to the atnonnt of
$70,000 is farcial when it is seen that
more than a third 01 this amount shows
in the reduction for criminal expenses.
Cutting down the appropriations for the
conviction of ciimlnals never yet stopped
crime, and the bill for criminal expenses
will have to be paid whether it be $25,
000 less or $50,000 more than iu past
The house seems disposed to entirely
ignore the woir of the senate committee
and has its own committee now engaged
in the work of framing au appropriation
bill of its own on lines far different from
those of the senate bill and one that will
mean a saving to the State of at least
The iroverncr vetoed tho bill empower?
ing females to act as notaries public.
Senator St. Cl air oflered a bill nrovid
Ing for an emblem ballot.
P- The bill proposing to move the Agri?
cultural Department to Blaeksbnrg was
defeated in the senate. Tho department
will remain In Richmond but will cost
$0,000 per annum less than formerly.
A delegation from the Maryland legis?
lature is here to confer with the com?
mittee of the Virginia legislature on
tue boundary Hue question.
Senator 1.etcher to-day introduced a
resolution r.-ronosiny that after W00 the
voting privilege be restricted by an edu?
New books just. in. Caldwell-Sites Co.
DIES WHILE QUARRELING.
Tragic ..End of a Philadelphia Factory
Philadelphia, Feb. 21.?The big looms
in Gordon Brother's mill, Pierce and Or?
thodox streets, Frankford, were not set
in met ion at the usual hour, 7 o'clock,
yesterday morning, not because there
was anything the matter with the ma?
chinery, but for the reason that the main
building of the plant was the scone of a
tragedy. Oliver H. Harrison, 23 years
of age, ncd Paul s. Bryant, both spin?
ners, quarreled over a matter Involv'ng
less than 5 cents, and In the fight which
was brought abont by tho angry words
! the forme'- fell to the ground dead.
Bryant, who will bo 23 yeaps old on
Tuesday, was arrested and afterward
committed to prison to aw?it the action
of; the coroner. It is not known exactly
whether Harrison died as the result of
the blows inflicted on him by Bryant,
but it is the general impression among
those who witnessed the light that the
; young mart's tragic death was due to
j heart failure.
CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR.
The lirother of Senator Tillman ICntera
Columbia. S. C, Feb. 21.?Ex Con?
gressman tieorge D. Tillman, seventy
odtl years old, but halo aud hearty, nnd'n
brother of Senator Tillman, will be a
candidate for governor this summer.
George Tillman has not spoken to Lis
1 rother for several years. When the l it?
ter first entered the political field hi
brother, toe Congressman, is said to
have baeked him financially.
The ruputre'bettveen them is said to be
that Hen Tillman, to repay W. J. Talbert
fcr political service, supported l im in Iiis
race against George Tillman, and so
caused his brother's defeat. George Till?
man is regarded as one ot? the strongest
men III the Slate.
TRANSVAAL MOUNTING GUNS.
London, Feb. 21.?A dispatch to the
Daily Mail from Cam1 Town says that
the government of the Transvaal is os
tentatlously mounting guns at Johannes?
burg and conveying cartridges, shells, ti?
des and Maxim guns to 'hat city. Eight
truck loads of war matei al woto paraded
throt g i the stieets to the fort under
charge of a detachment i f state, ai cillery.
Tbedispach add that the lawyers of the
Rand will meet tc morrow to consider
the government's action In dismissing
Chief Justice Kotze, of the supreme court.
IS NOW, AND HAH BEEN ORGANIST
FOR DR. HOGE'BCHURCH, RICH?
MOND, MANY YEARS.
Richmond. January 25, 1808.
It gives me great pleasure to say that
I know Mr. W. A. Gray to he a lirst-class
piano tuner, also In repairing pianos.
He is not only capable in this line of
business, but skillful and very particu?
lar In i li his work. Very respectfully,
C. W. TH1LOW,
205 B. Marshall street.
Prof. Thilow Is one of the leading pro?
fessional musicians of Richmond ami
possesses a bo per b Concert Grand Knabe
piano, about which he Is as careful as a
viotiutst in about an old violin. Leave
orders at Hobble Piano Co. f?.r tuning
and repairing by W. A. Cray.
LET I'S SHOW Vor the Williams
Typewriter. 11 has some great features
over other machines. The Fishburn
MAT. AO A grapes in abundance at J.
ANOTHER GASH PfilCB L
Garlleld Ten... .11?
Chnmberlain's Cough Cure.IS
Carter's Liver Pills.13
Sarsaparllla, $1 st/.e.?0
Ayer'a Hair Yigov.BO
Headache Powders (4 doses).10
Everything else cut in like proportiou. \\
VanLear Bros., Graduates in Pha
Our Seacoast at the Mercy of the
New York, Feb. 21.?A Washington
dispatch to a conservative local paper to?
day sa\ s:
General Miles told the joint appropria?
tion committee last week that the whole
const, especially New York, was practi?
cally defenseless, owing io the reckless
manner wherein big guns were 'eft un?
completed and uncared lor en the fortili
cations. Three Congressmen of the com?
mittee were astounded at General Miles'
charges anil secretly visited New York to
lern for themselves. They told the com?
mittee to-day that Gen. Miles' assertions
Were only too true. They found 107 uew
high lille guns, which cost the Govern?
ment over $40, 100 each, lying on skids,
in a useless: state.
General Miles was quoted as sa; iug to
day that he had repeatedlv w'f med Con
gress but vainly. He declared that the
Spanish warship Vl/.caya could easily
capture every one of these big g.ius.
"Artillerymen recently >ent to garri?
son at Sandy Hook," Miles says, ''are
now without sleeptog quarters even, and
on the Pacific eoast the soldiers are com?
pelled to (deep in tents."
It. is probable that, Congressional op
positioji&lo Mr. Hawley's hill, granting
two o ore artillery regiments, will now
j cease through the committee's discover
TO-DAY O.vLY- -Six large Photo
graphs tor 50 cents. LANDES, 19 1-2
j Salem avenue.
A WRETCHED MOTHER'S DEED.
I Hid Her Uaoy and", Then Tried to Drowu
j New York, Feb. 21.. ? Like Moses of
' old, the baby In thin story was hidden by
his mother at the bank of a river. Only,
lnfctcnd of nestling romantically among
the hullrushos witti a tropic sky over?
head, this babe was thrust under a lum?
ber pile, while the rain from a bleak sky
formed a mud puddle uudfr his drippiug
That was the last Jo hnnna'.Millcr hoped
tu see of her child, or of any earthly
thing, tor she went Immediately and
throw herself into the river at the foot
i of East Twenty-sixth Htieot,
The problem confronting the woman
(I as more t ban she had the wit or the
means to solve, She had just been turned
loose Iron) Bellevue Hospital, with her
babe?nu unwelcome stranger at the best
I ?in her arms.
j Johanna Miller's plans were foiled by
a boy. who saw her jump Into the wa?
ter. The boy yelled for the watchman,
and the watchman yelled for a police?
man. The policeman, whose name was
Spencer pulled oil' his tunic and threw
bin self into the river after the drowning
And so Johanna Miller was dragged
back to face reality, after seeing the bor
der of shadow land . It was aver un?
pleasant reality very cold and damp and
cheeiless. Half an hour after leaving
Itellevue Husplitnl she was hack there
i again, only In the prison ward this time.
! The baby was back, too, in the children's '
j The East river seems destined to play j
I an important part, in the fortune of j
Mose- and his mother Johanna Miller '
has committed no offense against tin
law by trying to kill herself. Theiefore,
sin- will be sent to Hiackwell's Island.
Moses has uo one to'.care for him, .ami
must become a siepsou of the municipal?
ity of New York. Therefore, he will be
sent to Randall's Island. A few miles
of river will divide them.
M IS.-' FIT'/.HUGH RliOPES.
, Her La.-t Attempt to Get Married is Suc?
; Denton, Md , Feb. 21. -Miss Alary
Fit/.hugh, daughter of Rev. L. O. Fltz
| iiugh, ot this city, and '.Mr William S.
I Padgett, of Sningel Island, Fla., were j
! mar'ied on Friday night.
I The couple have made several unsucces
ful attempts to get married. She was
closely watched by her parents, but on
Friday night tncceedetl in leaving the
house itnnot iced.
She was on n train before Mr. Fit/.hugh
discovered her absence, and he could not
apprehend the couple before the nuptial
knot was tied.
THEY HANGED THE HOY.
Center, Ala., beb. 21.?Two weeks ago
a mulatto noy. Johu Kellogg, criminally
assaulted a 14-year-old white girl, Miss
Roberts, living near Blanche, thit coun?
ty. The boy ran away, and a baud of
neighbor-, quickly followed him. The
next day the citizens returned and report?
ed that Kellogg had escaped. It now
develops that he was caught by them and
hanged in the woods about twenty miles
north of this place.
Ciiri'r??! for Virginia: fair. MO.terly
to iiortwoHt rlj ivIiitlK.
The liities has for sale a schol?
arship in the National Business
r> . 11_._<*> or
PRICE 3 CENTS
1ST OP VANLEAB BROS.
Syrup of Figs (California).85
Hud well's Emulsion.75
Scott's Emulsion, 70c and.35
Tonic Hypopbosphit.es, full pint bot. .75
Pink Liver Pills, '25c size.17
'e will save you money if you come to us.
rmacy, S. W. Corner Salem avenue
ion street. _
ACTIONS LOUDER THAN WORDS.
Evidenced By Mayor Van Wyck's
Reception to Eulate.
New Yor*, Feb. 21.?Captain Eulate,
commander of the Vizcaya, paid a for?
mal visit to Admiral Ducce at the Brook?
lyn navy yard this morning. He spent
half an hour in Bunco's quarters ex?
changing compliments and chatting pleas
nut ly. As he left the navy yard the re?
ceiving ship Vermont tired nine guns iu
honor of Consul Baldasano, whn accom?
A detective drove with them to tho
yard where the carriago was driven be?
tween two tiles of ?ialwart marines In
brand new uniforms and brightly burn?
ished accoutrements, down tho main ave?
nue to the commandant's headquarters.
Ensign Payne walked at the carriage
door ami Commander Lyon, acting cap?
tain if yard, received the visitors.
Admiral Bunco said ho appreciated tho
position of Ca ptnin Eulate iu coming to
America at such a time, but he hoped he
would feel perfectly at homo Eulate ex?
pressed the deepest sot row for the Maine
disaster. Ho tendered his sympathy to
tbe commandant, the navy, tho Ameri?
can people and the families of the sailors.
"Wo shall keep our tlags t t half mast as
long as wo are in the harbor except to?
morrow, when we sh.,11 lly them at onr
Eulate told the admiral he did not
know how long the Vir.euya would re?
main in American Staters. "I shall
await instructions here," he said, "but
while we remain we will not take pari in
any entertainment. 1 have refused sev?
eral very cordial invitations already.
After visiting army headquarters at
Governor's Island, the party called upon
the mayor, who simply bowed when Eu?
late was presented. He did not proirer
his hand nor utter a word, bowing again
when thu party departed
Later?Eulate told Geueral Merritt the
Vizcaya would unly remain beta four
A STEP FORWARD.
House of Commons Considers Local Irish
London, Feb. 21. ? In tin- houseoi com?
mons to-day Mr. Balfuur, the chief sec?
retary for Ireland, introduced the govern*
meal's Irish government bill, which he
said, would provide for the establishment
of county councils, rural and suburban
district councils and boards of guatdl
nns. The county councils would assume
powers now held by tho government with
the exception of powers and matters re?
lating to land compensation. They
would also deal with exceptional relief.
The subordinate bodies would receive
proportionate authority. Graud jurieu
would meet for the last time in 1800 and
elections for new bodies following im
Mr. Morley, formerly liberal chjet sec?
retary for Ireland, Nationalist Leader
Dillen, Parnellltc Leader Redmond ami
others spoke hopefully of the bill, .prom?
ising no opposition. They consider it a
great step toward homo rule.
Tube paste 10c. Caldwell-Sites Co.
LEONARD F. WELLS DEAD.
Body of the Late Commissioner Found iu
a Lonely Place.
Plainfiald, N. J., Feb. 21.- -Ex-Police
Commissioner Leonard F. Welles, of
Brooklyn, who esacped Wednesday last
from Dr. Cole's piivate asylum here, was
found dead to-night in the woods, less
than a mile from the sanitarium The
body was lying on the grot ud, with the
throat cut from ear to ear by a razor.
The discovery w as made i>y Charles Far
lee, a truckman, who lives near tl,e san?
itarium, and wno, hearing of the reward
of $250 ottered by the son of the missing
man, started out iu trie afternoon to
Meanwhile twenty five young men
friends of the Welles family from Brook?
lyn were scouring the country in every
direction. The place where the body was
found is a lonely part of the woods near
the foot of the Watchung Mountains.
Alter leaving the sanitarium Wednesday
afternoon Mr. Welles was seen to go in
the direction of the mountains, and he
probably went straight to the lonely
place where he was found without being
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