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M0TT0--A1I Tlio News When It Is Notts. t 1 ' Cnf tf1 V VOLUME XVIII DAKOTA CITY NEB., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17. 1901). NUMBER 16 DAKOT CURRENT HAPPENINGS FAITHFUL CHRONICLE OF ALL IMPORTANT ITEMS. BELAYA'S RULE ENDS SF-NDS HICSIUXATION TO XICAItA. ITAI CONOIUOSS. IriTrn to Ray by Nation's Spirit of Re- volt Rig Crowds Sliont Approval Has Ruled with an Iron Hand for the Pant SUU-cn Yearn. Jose Santos Zelaya has resigned from the presidency of Nicaragua. He placed his resignation in the hands of congress Thursday. Apparently thero was no other courso for him to take. The people were at last aroused. The guns of the revolutionists threatened. Tho warships of the United States lay in Nicaraguan ports. Managua has been seething .'or days. The spirit of revolt haa spread oven to the gates of the palace. Zelaya sur rounded himself with an armed guard. Unchecked the populace have marched through the streets crying for tho end of the old and proclaiming the new regime. Who will take up the reins none knows nor cares. It is suf ficient that Zelaya, as dictator, will be known no more. There is no doubt that congress will act quickly on his resignation, for the people have de manded it. Dr. Joso Madrla, judge of the Cen- tral American court of justice at Car- tago, may be the next president. Mad rla has his following, strong and Influ ential even among the revolutionists, but Gen. Kstrada, under whoso com mand the great body of lighting in surgents now face Vasquez's troops at Rama, will have none of him. IStra- da's word will bear weight in the choice of a president. Zelaya has known, too, that Madrhs Is not acceptable to the United Statss, and he has sought to learn who would be looked upon with favor by that government as his successor, lmt the American government, so far ns can be learned, has named no man, Und the choice probably will lie with those ,who have gained this upper hand. CHINESE SMUGGLER LEAOirE. Letter Found May IjCuiI to Ilrraklngr Up of Gang. Letters written in Chinese which Immigration Inspector Itenham found in the blouse of Laong Chee nt As toria, Ore., may bring about the break ing up of an organized league engaged In smuggling Chinese into this coun try. The letters reveal the inner work ings of this band in such a minute way that it is believed conviction of its members will be easy. Almost every large city in the Unit ed States, according to Benham, has representatives of this band. The let ters show the existence of a well or ganized "underground railwoy" lead ing from ports of entry to all largo cities where Chinese are established. TORN TO PIECES. Unidentified Men Relieved to Re Ar. Kansas Rank Robbers. Torn to shreds by some high explo sive, probably dynamite, the bodies of of two unidentified men were found on the bank of the Arkansas river near Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday night The appearance of the men's cloth ing, together with the fact that the Tulsa banks have a large supply of money on hand, led the authorities to believe that tho men were bank rob bers. It Is thought that the men may have been killed by the accidental ex plosion of dynamite they carried with them to blow bank safes. The men may have been members of the gang that robbed the Paoll State bank Tues day, the officers believe. Franchise Right llcnteii. The proposition to extend the fran chise of the Metropolitan Street Car company which now holds the trac tion rlKhta of Kansas City, Mo., up to 1925 for a period of twenty-six years, or torty-two years from the present. was defeated at a special election Thursday by a majority of 7,09!. Placed Under Arrest. On complaint of Attorney Jackson all the fruit, produce and commission men of Topeka. Kan., were arrested Thursday, charged with being mem bers of the Topeka Produce anil Fruit exchange and violating the anti-trust laws of the state. Jury Falls to Agree. t The Jury in the case of Fred War ner, charged with ucceptlng a bribe while a member of tho St. Louis, Mo. house of delegates, was discharged Thursday, as it could not agree on verdict. Klou City live Stock Market. Thursdays quotations on the Sioux City live stock market follow: Top beeves, $4.50. Top hoys, $8.25. American Arrested I" Paris. The police of Paris, France, Thurs day arrested an American postal em ploye named Cohen, who is accused of having stolen registered letters from the San Francisco postoffice. Auto Accident Fatal. . The.Hon. Archibald Jordan, son of the earl of Aberdeen, died Friday from injuries received In an automobile ac cident. He was born In 1KM BUT t'l l'HONli LINKS. Morgan & Co. INirchasc IropcrtIea tn Ohio. Announcement was made !n Tole do, O., Wednesday that J. P. Morgan & Co. are tho purchasers of two of the Independent telephone properties In wh,ch Jam.e" nrllcy Jr ; ! :To,.r uo recently securca control. ieinus of the deal and future operations are not made known officially. On authority from Morgnn & Co. the following statement was Issued by Clarence llrown, general counsel for tho United States (long distance) Tel ephone company and the Cuyahoga Telephone company, of Cleveland: "I am authorized by James S. Rral- ley, Jr., to announce that J. P. Mor gan & Co., have purchased for their own account a majority of the stock of tho United States Long Distance and Cuyahoga Telephone companies. Further than this no statement can be made at present." Mr. Brailey admitted that he has perfected a deal for the independent plants of Columbus and Dayton, O. Control of the seven companies is said to represent a cash outlay of $8, 000,000. Kxeept for the statement that these properties will He continued as sepa rate plants in competition with the I3el, but upon conservative lines, without disastrous price cutting, their future operation with relation to the Hell companies is somewhat open, so far as official Information goes. It seems, however, that the fight on the part of the parlnclpal independents In the middle west has been shifted to the Continental Telephone find Tele graph company. TKN KILLED; MANY HURT. IXsHNtrous Wreck Oi-curs on Southern Hallway. The four reur cars of train No. 11, of the Southern railway, were dashed down a 50-foot embankment from the Reedy creek trestle, ten miles from Reidsville, N. C, Wednesday, and ten persons were killed and thirty-five in- iured. George Gould, the New York mill ionaire, and his son were passengers In one of the sleeping curs bound from .YorfoIJi to Thomasville. N. C. A report from Reidsville nys that .Ixteen people had been killed in- the wreck on the Southern railroad near there. Ten bodies hid been removed fiom the wreck at noon. George Gould and his son, Jay .ould reached Greensboro, N. C, 6n the train bearing the wounded. J. n. Russell, of New York, a promi nent journalist, and companion of Mr, Gould, was badly Injured In the back and shoulders and 1 now In the hos pital. SHORTAGE OVKR HALF MILLION. Another Sensation in tho Sugar Fraud Inquiry. Special Assistant Attorney General Stlmson announced in New York Wed nesday that as a result of a federal In vestigation as to weights on sugar landed by Arbucklo Bros., sugar re finers, it was ascertained there had been a shortage in duty payments by that firm amounting to $695,573. Mr. Stimson stated this sum had been re paid In cash to the United States treasury by Arbucklo Bros. Mr. Stlmson said the shortage in the puyment of duties covered a period between 185)8, when the Ariiuckles re finery commenced operations, and No vember, 1907. The shortage was re ported to the Arbuckle firm, said Mr. Stimson, and they voluntarily offered to pay the shortage to the government without suit. Two Girls Missing. Two girls are missing and fourteen others narrowly escaped death Thurs day in a fire which destroyed tho six story factory building of Schrack & Sherwood, manufacturers of coffins and undertakers' supplies in Philadel phia, Pa. The monetary loss Is esti mated at $250,000. Bomb Thrown at Bishop. At Lisbon Wednesday the anniver sary of the revolt of the Seminarists, was marked by the throwing of a bomb at the bishop of Braganza. The bishop was not injured. No particu lar political significance is attached to the act. King Leopold Dead. King Leopold, of Belgium, died at 2:37 o'clock Friday morning, his aged and wasted body being unable to stand the strain put upon it. The collapse occurred suddenly and nt a moment when the doctors seemingly had the greatest hopes for his recovery. Turned Down by China. The Chinese government has re- 'used finally Portugal's proposals for he arbitration of the Maceo boundary lispute concerning which the two gov rnments have been negotiating since ant I'arch. Kansas PostofOVe RoIiIhhI. Bobbers 1 early Thursduy blew the afe of the pnstofflce at Tescott, Kan., ceuring $800 worth of stamps and vcral hundred dollars in money. The en f-Bcapvd on a handcar. Victim of Rubbers Dies. John H. Hartman, the wealthy liv ryman who was struck down by un nown robbers In his stable In Harris jrg, Pa., on December 4, died Thurs ay. Ceil. Dudley Expires. Gen. W. W. Dudley, of Indiana, for . rly commissioner of pensions, died Washington Wednesday.- He had n ill several weeks with Bright's usu. WA1? ON K'll-.KL TRUST. Ijbor Icadcrs Begin Fight on tho "Open Shop." War was formally declared upon the' United States Steel corporation by the leaders of organized labor throughout the United States and Canada at tha close of a two days' conference Tues day in Pittsburg, Pa. Tho decision to battle against the stand taken by the steel corporation tn Its policy of "open shop" was reached by the labor con ferees after hours of debate. At the conference Samuel Compers, president of the American Federation of Labor, presided, and through him the measure was put upon the record books of the executive council of the federation. The grievances of organized labor against the steel corporation, as set forth in the resolution, have been for warded to President Taft and the Unit ed States senate and the house of rep resentatives. The governors of the states in which the United States Steel coroporatlon owns plants or has inter ests will also receive a copy of the res olution. At the conclusion -of the conference the men said they had "said all there was to be said" when they had adopted the measure. The conference which called those labor leaders to Pittsburg was made possible through a resolution adopted at Toronto, In tho labor conference held during November, when the con vention decided by resolution to meet in Pittsburg and reach a stand. FIGHT COSTS SEYEN LIVES, I -amp is Upset and Tenement Set on Fire. Seven persons lost their lives, seven were injured, two probably fatally, and about fifty others had narrow es capes from death In a fire which de stroyed a four-story tenement and lodging house at Third and Sycamore streets in Clncinantl, O., Tuesday. The fire started on the second floor and waa due to the upsetting of a ker osene lamp during a quarrel between tenants. The building was an old wooden affair and the flames spread rapidly to the stalrwas and halls, cutting off the escape of many. Some rushed to the windows and others to the roof. The firemen and policemen rescued many of them, but others were too frightened to heed the cries of the rescuers and threw themselves from the windows. HAD JKWELS WORTH 12,00. Woman Found HI In the Street In the City of Monterey, Cal. Holding fast to a handbag In which were $12,000 worth of diamonds and other jewelry, $20,000 In railroad and Industrial bonds, and Insurance poli cies for $30,000 on property in Oak land, a well dressed woman, believed to be Mrs. Ina I,. Cummlngs, of St. Louis, was found Monday night lying 111 in the street at Monterey, Cal. The woman could give little account of herself. Sine said that she had n daughter named Mrs. Daniels at Carel-by-the-Sca. Automobile Accident. Miss Agnes Claypool, 18 years old,, the daughter of a wealthy resident of Pasadena, Qui., was instantly killed, and Harvey Blssell, 24 years old, son of a Grand Rapids, Mich., nYitllonnire manufacturer, was perhaps fatally In jured Tuesday evening In an automo bile accident. Cigar Causes Fxplosinn. Six men were seriously injured in an explosion of natural gas In a Are cistern at Topeka, Kan., Tuesday. Frank Snyder, street commissioner. Is probably fatally burned. The men, who are members of the street force, were cleaning out the cistern. One struck a match to light a cigar and the explosion followed. Defaulter to Prison. Grayson S. Osborne, defaulting tell er of the Huntington National bank, appeared In the United States circuit court at Columbus, O., Tuesday and entered a plea of guilty of embezzling $28,000 from the bank's funds. He was sentenced to six and one-half years In the federal prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Signs a Confession. George Beberle, 29 years old, signed a written confession which Is held by Fire Chief C. M. Burke, that he kin dled the flam-js which Monday de stroyed the warehouse of tho Corno Mills compa'fiy at East St. Louis, III., und caused a loss of $125,000. Nebraska Tax Law Valid. The supreme court of Nebraska Tuesday filed an opinion declaring valid the state occupation tax law pussed by the legislature. It will af ford revenue to the state this year to the amount of $60,000. Rev. I. C. Hughes Dead. The Rev. David C. Hughes, father of Gov. Hughes, died ut the executive mansion in Albany, N. Y., at 11 o'clock Wednesday night following a recent stroke of apoplexy. Warrant for Sheldon. A warrant for the arrest of George Sheldon, the deposed president of the Phoenix Insurance company, of Brooklyn. N. Y., was put into the hands of the Greenwich, Conn., po lice Tuesday. Bishop of Fargo, N. I). The pope Tuesday appointed Rev. Jamea O'Reilley, now rector of St. An thony of Padua, Minneapolis, Minn., to the bishopric of Fargo, N. D. NEBRASKA 24 News of the Week In Concise Form ( 7$ i 7fc Yfi 7$ 7$ 7$ i V STOUT GF.TS NIXK YEARS. Judge Sentences Man to Serve One Year l ess Than Maximum. That he was sorry tor what had happened, sorry for his wife and child, sorry for the Richeson family and that the blow Richeson struck him was a surprise, that he bad borne a good reputation, had never betrayed a man and never would, and that he threw himself .upon the clemency of tho court, was the statement Ernest H. Stout made, to Judge Paul at Grand Island when nsked why ho should not be sentenced for the crime to which he had pleaded guilty manslaughter. Judge J. N. Paul commented upon tho duties of the court In the matter. The plea of self defense could not be made as the witness had himself, the testi mony showed, admitted that he could have overpowered the? old man. In stead ho had brutally mauled and 4eaten him to death. The court al ways was pained to separate man from wife and parent from child, but there were other things that needs must bo taken Into consideration. The poor orphaned children of Richeson,' un represented at this hour, had as much right to be considered, and the de fendant should have considered them, along with his own wife and child, In stead of permitting his passion to con quer him. The court thereupon sen tenced the defendant to one year less than the maximum, nine years. ILVS WOMAN ARRF.STF.R. Scott's Rluff Ranchman Charges Wife with Wedding Again. County Attorney W. C. Ramsey, of Plattsmouth. on the complaint of Charles R. Meyer," hus filed In County Judge Reason's court a complaint charging Florence I. Meyer, alius Flor ence I. Smith, alias Florence I. lien drlx, alias Florence 1. Wayes. with having committed the crime of biga my. Ho also filed a complaint againBt Fred C. Hall charging him with a stat utory offense. The complaint Beta forth that Meyer and tho woman were mar ried In Scott's Bluff county, in this state, AprHAS, 1 ft 0 tS'. ami that fhe nnd Fred C. Hall were married in this county on October 30, 1909, and that both men are living and that Florence has not received a divorce from Meyer. The complaint against Hall charges him with living with the woman from October 30, 1909, to December 11, 1909. At the preliminary hearing each defendant waived examination and were bound over to the district court. The bond of Meyer was fixed at $300, while that of Mrs.' Meyer was $200. Meyer and his wife formerly resided on a ranch in Wyoming nnd tho hus band said if she would return home with him all would be forgiven, but the woman much prefers to remain with Hall. GAINS HIS I.IBFRTY. .Vebraskun Charged with March of a Shelloii Man. Andrew M. Treat, charged with the murder of Thos. Graftns at Shelton. has been accorded his freedom by a Jury In the county court at Kearney and ns long ns he lives within the bounds of tho law he can run at large. The case grew out of a divorce, a marriage and a feud. Treat and his wife were separnted' last spring and she married Thomas Grnftus. Trent brought suit nnd secured judgment against Graftus. The feeling between the two men grew more acute and at last terminated in the shooting or Gratus on July 5. Later he di.iel. Thvi coroner's Jury pronounced his death due to liver trouble nnd not to the gun wound. ' Prisoner Becomes Insane. Mrs. Jennie Gelger, serving a 39 ?ear term in the state penitentiary for murder, has been ordered transferred to tho insane asylum. Mrs. Gelger was sent from Keith county. With a trav eling companion she had picked up they planned to murder a man -who had Joined them on n long trump with his team. Since being placed In prison the woman has displayed unmistak able signs of a broken clown mental ity. Lynns Hay Promoted. A well earned promotion has came tn a former Lyons boy, now of Des Moines, la. I larry '1 iurrle, who h'is been working for the last three years with the Bankers' Accident Insurance company, has been placed ut the head of a branch department that will bo opened up soon In the Brandeta build ing at Omaha. The supreme court has tiled an opin ion declaring valid the state occupation tax law passed by the legislature. It will afford revenue to the state this year to the amount of $00,000. Mother und Baby Burned. Mrs. Jennie Matilda Buic k, of Oma ha, and her 1-year-old baby were fa tally burned following the explosion of a gasoline stove. Mrs. A. E. Coryell, a neighbor, waa seriously burned In rescuing the woman and child from the flames. Farmer Drops Dead. Joseph Sampson, a wealthy land owner living near Seward, dropped dad from heart failure Thursday, STATE NEWS 5fc 'fi 'fc V 'i V 'tf TWO MEN HRT. Burlington 1 jistbuund Fx press Jumps the Track nt Exeter. The Denver-Chicago eastbound ex press on the Chle ngo, Burlington and (Julney road was derailed at ExetorJ fifty miles west of Lincoln, Saturday evening. Two passenger cars, tho en gine, burgage nnd mull cars left the track and toppled on their sides. Fight passengers were injured, only one se verely, A. K. Oilman, n traveling en gineer, hnd his he ad badly cut nnd was bruised about the body. He was brought to Lincoln and placed In a hn;iit:il. C. S. Hoover, a traveling man of Sumluskv. (.. received cuts bruises, 'flie injuries of the others!10 were so slluht tivit they were able to proceed on their way. The wreck occurred at a point where the Biirlini-.toti tracks cross theno of the Northwestern road. A DISt.VSTIXG CASK. Kearney Man GUen Fifteen Years lot Incet-t. A most pitiful criminal case was dis posed of In district court Saturday morning at Kearney when Judge Prune O. Hosteller sentenced John C. P.itton to fifteen years In tho peniten tiary on a charge of Incest filed by the man's wife of incest with his 13-year-old daughter. Patton, an Igno rant and hard working man, confess ed and asked the Judge to" make the sentence light, owing to the fact that he had a wife nnd family of. six to sup port. Mrs. Patton, who had filed the complaint against her husband, also begged l'r mercy and told how hon est, Industrious and faithful he has been. The extreme penalty was elgh. teen years for sue h an offense. PRF.SF.NT I'AHK TOt) HIGH. Ten-Cent Rule Ordered" Retwcen Oma r hn und the RIiiITn. In derision rendered Monday the Interstate commerce commission held that the Omaha, ind Council Bluffs railway and Bridge company was an Interstate -corporation, subject to the net regulating commerce, and that its fare of 15 cents from Council Bluffs, la., to Omaha, Nob., was unreasonable. It was ordered that the fare for two years beginning February, 1910, should not be m,nre than 10 cents from any point In one city to any point in tho other. New Methodist Church. What Cnlversity Place Methodlstt believe is the finest church in the Etnte w:s dedicated Sunday by the Methodist people of that place. Un til then the people liavo never had a real home, their services being held either In the Nebraska Wealeyan uni versity auditorium or in the old church basement. Women Kngugo In Contest. I'nder the direc tion of the Women' Clirlbtl.in Temperance Union there was held at Harvard a Silver Gray contest, consisting of recitations by six women, none being eligible to en ter under 10 years of nge. One wom an. In her 80th year, gave an Interest ing paper, which she read without glasses. Slav Fiddler Gets K FIhIi. Joseph Dukes, who was one of tin prize wlnneis nt the fiddlecs' carnival in Nebraska City recently, captured a 6:l-pound catfish from tho Missouri river near his home nt Mlnersvllle, and bronchi tho captive to Nebraska City alive and put him on exhibition. Robinson Pleads Not Guilty. Fred T. Kohlminu, of Lincoln, wat arraigned in Beatrice in county court on the c harce of murdering his wife, Mrs. Kllen Robinson, who was shot November 18, dying a few days later. Robinson pleaded not guilty and the date of lii preliminary hearing was set for I )c c ember 28. Attacked by a Dog. Gnzella Xuss, of Sutton, while or, tho way to church Sunday evening, was iitl.'cl.cd by a bulldog which bit her in the back. The wound Is a birge and prlnful one, but as she had medical treatment Immediately it is hoped it will not prove serious. fli shier Km llcr Is Sold. A den! has been closed at Deshlei whereby F. V. Lowe, formerly connect ed with an cumih.i paper, became owner of tho Rustler, office and build ing. J:inics Pontine, former editor, has not decided what he will do. New Sjtcin of I'lre 1:hciihh. The board of education has furnish ed the new high school building ut Te- kamah with fire escapes from each of the upper rooms. Missouri River Closed. Tho river is frozen over nt Nebraska t ity and the ice men are getting ready .......... i . n o,, u ou.., mew .. .uov o. , m i, lc mm year inui ine Missouri river has blocked on De. cember 8, since 1804, at that point. One Year for Robert Radcllff, Robert Radcllff was given one year In the penitentiary for forging a check on the Union Pacific hotel of Kearney lt Apr"- r I LINCOLN 1 wttmm Before many weeks Lincoln wll' know whether Mayor Don L. Ixve is t. "usurper." The supreme court hoi overruled a motion for a rehearing it a case In which It held that Countj Judge Cowgrove hod the authority tc hear the election contest brought bj Robert Malone, Mr. Love's opponent In tho recent election. When Mtilnnt brought his contest the attorneys Toi Love attac ked tho right of tho count court to hear the case. The dlstric court held with tho county court anc tho case was appealed to 4hn suprerm court, where again Love lost out. No for a second time he has lost. In the meantime Mayor Love has servee1 some eight months and for that hhiki length of time Robert Malone has not been aide to bid on city work for fom he is the mayor of the city. According the co,,nt which seated Mr. Ixve he defeated Malone by 48 votes. Ma lone alleges that on a recount ho will be declared elected, as several errors for a recount, yet his lawyers hnv staved off action for several months It is expected the recount will begin vithln the next ten days. Since the state railway commission ass gone after the Lincoln Traction company to see why it does not fuv nish the people of Lincoln adequate street cur service, the company hai appealed to the Lincoln Gas company to help it out by furnishing power to run tho Citizens' street railway, which It recently took over. As the gas com pany Is engaged In lighting only It agreed to take care of the lighting of the traction company, but It does not seem to care about placing the trac tion company In position to cut In on Its own business. When tho traction company absorbed tho Citizens' line'1 tho gas company had the contract to furnish power for tho latter company, t no traction company nt oneo can celled that contract und when tho first snow came the company had more juslness than it could handle. The supreme court directed man damus to Issue to compel the board of regents of the university to locate and maintain two experimental stations In the sand hills,' according to the provi sions of an act of tho late legislature. The law provided that the money should be paid out of the university temporary fund, and tho regents al leged this money could not ho spent for that purpose. The court holds that It" Is the duty of the board or regent to obey the will of the legislature us expressed In these acts nnd that ex perimental stations may be lawfully maintained In connection with th college of agriculture In the university. Judge Root wrote tho opinion. Ex-Senator Bressler, representing he trustees of Wayne normal school, and the attorney general have pre pared the contract by which the state takes over Wayne normal school for $70,000. The trustees of the school agree to transfer tho insurance now on the property to the state, tho state to pay the unearned premium. Thi warrant for tho school will be deliver ed to tho trustees after the norma' board holds -Its meeting at Alliance January 3. The school will be man aged as now until the close of the bi ennlum, by which thime the legisla ture will have met and appropriated money for Its maintenance. - The resignation of Second Lieuten ant Andrew Holt, of Company G. First regiment, Nebraska National Guard which was nsked for by Adjt. Gen llartlgan, hus been received and ac cepted. Lieut. Holt failed to be present at the company Inspection recent!) and therefore his resignation wus de manded. Mr. Holt gave as a reasor for hla absence that he hud compan) as his home that night nnd did not tnro to leave. The business commit tee of the company at Geneva hoi asked the adjutant genera! to resettle his order, but Gen. Martlgan lnsistt that it will stand. The first prosecution under the ful tarln crew law will bn started shortl: against the Rock Island railroad. Th. state railway cnminifsinn has certified to the attorney general that this road on trains 7 and 8, has used the port" us a flagman, and also caused th' brakeman to act us flagman. Th. penalty for a violation of this law is r fine of fros $100 to $1,000. nnd I ruii3 not only ugainnt the company but ngalnst the officials who are re sponsible. Judge Cornish has modified his In junction against Lincoln officer! searching rooms of the various soeia clubs In quest of liquor so they ma: go If equipped with a warrant anc after putting up a $100 bond. The re quest probably means local war or dispensing refreshments by thli means. Mrs. Jennie Gelger, a prisoner In thf penitentiary, who attempted to assault Mrs. Smith, wife of the warden, with e Piece of board, has been transferred i the asylum. Tho Insanity board re ported to the governor that the wom an was Insane. Mayor Ixve plans to organize t state leacun nf miiniin.ini. . planning to Issue a call to the mayor of the several cities of the state t. 1 meet and rnn... M li I liw I I rOSaUiViUt. SAVANNAH IN A FRENZY. Enraged Vittzen Aid Tollc in Hunt for Murderous Negro. Savannah waa swept by a dragnet of police officers and enraged citizens th other night who were seeking a negro, charged with attack on on woman and the murder of hla victim and two women companions In a home In the very heart of the city. Sprawled hideously about the hall and rooms of their home, Mrs. Eliza Grlbble, aged 70 years, and her daugh ter, Mrs. Carrie Ohlander, were found dead rally in the afternoon by a pa trolman, who was attracted by the moans of a third woman, Mrs. Maggie Hunter, aged 32. who died later, with her Kkull beaten In, at the Savannah Hospital. An as was used, and physicians say Mrs. Ohlander was attacked. A ne gro woman who, it Is said, lived for two days in an outhouse In the rear of the Grlbble home. Is missing. The murders were moat brutal. Mrs. Grlb ble was killed ns she sat In her easy chair reading. Her gray hair Is blood-clotted where the ax crushed her skull. Beside her body on tho floor were her newspaper and her spec tacles. One blow, or two at the most I imfflnArl tn an A Tiaf ltfa Mm TTnntpr ) was found by a patrolman as he step- ped Inside the front door. She waa probably struck, down as she attempt ed to escnpe from the house. In the hope of securing the murder er of the three women the police drag net In Yaniacrow, a negro district. aught 1j0 negroes. This Is only a start, a the police are determined on the aiest of every negro In any way resembling the description given of the murderer. DIE IN TENEMENT FIRE. Sleeping Families Trapped in Burn ing Building in Cincinnati. At least seven lives were lost and neon more Injured In a tenement house lire af .127 and 329 East Third street, Cincinnati. The building ia a four-story structure with tenements on every floor except the first. The hallways are lighted by kerosene tamps, und in some way the lamp on the second floor was upset and In a very few minutes the dry wood work In the hall was aflame. The blaze hliot upward, making it Impossible for, the tenauts to get out by way of the stalN. Some'of them jumped out of the windows and were badly hurt. There were Iirty people in the house at the tinitx . . The first fireman to reach the scene Raved several persons from the rear of the burning building." One captain carried down two dead bodies on the ladder and severnl others were found huddled together on the fourth floor. While the Are waa still burning it was estlmuted that fully half of the fifty occupants of tho tenements were either tleud or badly injured. . The bodies taken to the morgue were so badly burned that Identification was 'mpost-ible. LOST IN LAKE SHIP TITLE. Clarion of Anchor Line Is Swept by Flames. Two men lost their lives and thir teen others are believed to be Dear death us a result of the destruction of the steamer Clarion by fire near Point Peelee, in Lake Krie. The cause of the fire is not known. The first mate and one of tho crew perished. The captain and twelve members of the. crew nre adrift In n steel lifeboat. They have not been heard from since leaving the ship. One of the victims was frozen to death and another was drowned. Six men were taken off th burning boat by the steamer L. C. Hanna, bound for Buffalo.'. It is feared that the thirteen adrift in the lifeboat will succumb to the cold. EDITORS TARGETS FOB BOMBS I'nu KxploaJoua lu St. Louis A Almrd at I.I vea of Writer. Dynamite bombs have been the weapons used agulnst two newspaper men in St. Louis. The residence' of Harry 11. Wandell, city editor of the St. Louis Star, wus dynr.mlted at an early hour the other morning. The front door and wlndowa of the Wan Jell house were blown out A man was seen running away. No one was Injured. Wandell refused to discuss the cause of the explosion. Recently he was slugged as he was entering the Star building. Explosion of a bomb In Che desk of Georgo C. Dyer, pub lisher of the Censor, a weekly publi cation devoted to scandals, completely wrecked his oRiccs. FIVE DEOWN SLEDDING. I 'Hi her nuil I 'cnir ( htldren Dreak 'I lirimuh lee lu Hlver. A hole in live Ice and a sled float ing In the blac k waters bore mute ev idence of u drowning accident on the Cuyahoga riser at Kent, O., in which !lve persons went to death unseen. Jf a family of seven, ilia mother and lier young baby only survive. The Jead ure: Frank Cur man ie, aged 33 years, and his children, Florence, aged J; Helen, 7; Mubel, 4, and Russell, 2. Shortly after noon the other day Frank Cormanlo took his three daugh ters end little son to the river for a .led ride on the lie. A neighbor who visited the Cornianie home In the evening ami found the mother dis tracted went to the river and discov ered a hole in the ice and the sled floating In the water. Further sarcb riinlte.l In finding the bodies. '