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GOEBEL IS SHOT DOE1
Aspirant to Kentucky's Gubernatorial Ohair Victim of A3sa?sln'B Bullot. THE WOUND IS PROBABLY FATAL Shot from Ambush Whllo Walking Through Hliito Cnpltol Ornunds Hall Htrlkcs film In tho night Hide MImIIo Tired From Window In tlio Multiline Used for Stato OOlccii. FRANKFORT, Ky., Jnn. 31. Will Inm Goobcl was Bitot nnil very serious ly Injured yestordny morning at 11:10 o'clock while passing through tlio Htato hottBO yard on hla way to the cnpltol building. Two shots wcro flrcd from a rlllo, only ono of them taking effect. It struck Mr. Goobel In tlio right Bldo, one-third of the dlstanco down from tlio nrmplt to tlio hip. The ball pasHcd entirely through tlio body, coming out below tlio right shoulder blade. It 1h not thought by the pliyBlclaitB in charge that tho wound will provo fa tal, unlcBB compllcatlotiB cot In. John Whlttaker, u farmer from Butler coun ty, Kentucky, Is under arrest, charg td with having flrcd the Bhots, but ho denies that ho had anything to do with It. FIvo rovolvcrn wero found upon him when ho waH taken Into custody. Mr. Ooebel, In company with Col onel Jack Chlnn nnd Warden Eph Lll lard of the I''rnnk fort penitentiary, waa walking up the Bldewalk leading from tho Btrcct to tho capltol building. Goo bcl whh on tho right of the three. When tho three men wcro two-thirds of tho dlstanco from tlio Btrcct to tho capltol u nhot was flrcd from tho third Btory of the building occupied by tho officers of tho governor, secretary of Htatc and other leading ofllclals of tho state. Tho bull struck Mr. Qocbcl In tho Hide and he Instantly dropped to tho pavement. Chlnn , nnd Lilian! In stantly seized him, Chlnn saying no ho did bo: "I giicus they havo got you, Gocbcl." "Ycb," replied tho wounded man, "I gues3 they huvo got mo for suro." Whllo Chlnn was holding the wound ed man, supporting his head In It tu arms, four shots inoro wero flrcd at both men. All of thorn utruck close, making tho dunt fly from tho brick pavement. Doth Chlnn and Llllurd stuck to their friend, neither of thorn moving from his sldo until tho firing ceased, when Llllard ran for help. Ho had not far to go, for thcro la always n crowd around tho gates of tho capl tol Lulldlng. A crowd of men woro around Mr, Goobcl In less than a min ute nnd ho wan carried to tho olllco of Dr. 13. 13. Hume, In tho basement of tho Cnpltol hotel, about 1,000 feet from tho spot where the shooting oc curred, Dr. Humo tnntlo a superficial examination of tho wound. Ho de clared tho ball had ponotrated tho right lung and would In nil probability provo fatal. Mr. Goobcl was then hastily tak en from tho olllco of Dr. Hume to his own room on tho second floor of tho Capltol hotel. Guards wcro stationed nt tho foot of every utnlrcaBo leading to tho second floor nnd nobody, not even tho guests of tho hotel, woro al lowed to 1)1188. Tito bullot which struck Mr. Goobol wair flrcd from a window In tho cen ter of tho third story of tho ofllco build ing Just oast of tho capltol. That win dow was raised about eight Inches from the sill to pormlt an unobstructod pnssago for tho bullet, wltou Mr. Goo bcl should conto within ran go. Doth Chlnn and Llllard assort that while tho flrst shot camo from tho direction of tho window In tho third story thoro woro othor shots flrcd from different portions of tho building. Bomo of thoso who hoard tho shots say that at loast ono shot waa flrod from tlio olllco of tno socrotnry of state This, how ever, Is not true, as thoro woro men In tho office of tho socrotnry of stato, who rushed to tho window as soon as tho shots woro hoard, and nil doclaro thoro was no shot fired from that part of tho building. Tho window In tho third Btory was loft opon, no effort having bcon mado to close It by tho would-bo nssnsoln, whllo not nnothor window In tho lulldlng was opened, nor woro thoro any places whoro bullets had bcon flrcd through them. Whlttnkor was arrested as ho camo down tho stops on tho oast sldo of tho btato olllco building, directly bolow tho window from which tho shotB hnd boon flrcd. As ho reached tho sldowalk nnd wna hastening toward tho scono of the shooting ho was mot by John H. MHob, 70 yonra of ago. Without hesitation, Miles throw himself upon Whlttnkor, winding his nrma around him nnd call Ing loudly for help. In an Instant Whlttnkor was surrounded by a group of men, many of thorn with drawn re volvers. Ho mado no nttompt to es cape knowing well that tho slightest attempt to do so would havo brought a dozen bullets Into his body. Ho sub mitted qulotly to n search, which wub quickly mndo of his clothing, tho pro reeds being threo rovolvora nnd a big knife. A quick examination of tho re volvers Bhowod that nono of tho car trldgca had been used and thoro was no powdor smut upon any pnrt of his weapons, proving cbncliislvoly that ho could not havo usod any of hta threo revolvers. JiiiKlUli Discredit lio Story. LONDON, Jan. 31. Tho reported Dolngoa Day rnllrond decision, namely, that tho .Indemnity to bo awarded Great Drltnlu will bo so largo that Portugal wllrbo obliged to intiko ovor tho railroad and tho port of Louronzo Marquea, to arottt Ilrltam, la discred ited fn't tendon, whero nothing con cerning tb decision la known. It Is pointed out that In nny enso It Is not llkoly Portugal will bo obliged to transfer tho railroad and port to Great Britain, ns thoro nro plenty of pcoplo only too anxious to pay tho amount of indemnity in return for such concession, G0EBEL B0IIN IN PENNSYLVANIA. Stored to Kentucky Wlitn yulto Young Forty-Four Ycnrn Old. COVINGTON, Ky., Jnn. 31. This city, the homo of William Gocbcl since his youth, ban been in a state of great excitement today, since tho shooting at Frankfort becamo known. Senator Uocbcl was born In a small hntnlet In Sullivan county, Pennsylva nia. With bin fnthcr and mother ho camo to Covington, Ky., when qulto young. William entered tho law of llco of Stevenson & Myers about 1873. Ho hftcrwnrd becamo tho law part ner of Governor John W. Stevenson and later of John G. Carlisle. Ho was prominent as a member of tho demo cratic state committee for years nnd nlways attended conventions. Tho democratic stato convention nt Louis ville last Juno nominated Gocbcl for governor over Stono nnd Hnrdlng. Senator Gocbcl was tho author of tho present election lnw of Kentucky, a mcasuro which has attracted unusual attention on account of Its peculiar provisions. On the returns of tho county boards, afterward affirmed by tho r.tnte board of elections under tho Goebol election law, tho certlflcato of election was given to Taylor, tho con tcstco. ('oobel's flrat advent In politics wns as a candidate for stato senator to fill tho unexpired term of Jnmcs D. Uryan, who was elected llcutcnnnt governor with Iluckner In 1887, and he has slnco continually represented Kenton coun ty In tho senntc. Ho fttcadfastly refused to hnvo his plcturo taken up to his candidacy for governor and persistently refused to wrlto an autobiography of his life. Ho has mado his homo for years with Mrs. Ilryson on Sixth ntrcot. Ho wns very slmplo lit his manners, nnd, ns Mrs. Dryson often remarked, he was so qulot nnd gcntlo that they would scarcely know ho waa In tlio house. Ho was n hard, close student, contin ually poring over law books or litera ture. Ho was 'I I years of ago and hnu novor married. Goebol was a fearless man and hns had various encounters, tho moat no tablo ono being with John L. Stanford, president of tho FnrmerB' nnd Traders' bank of thla city, April 11, 189.i, and In which Stanford was killed by Gocbcl In sclf-dofciiHo. MAY DECLARE MARTIAL LAW. Further Startling Development Looked for ut frank rmt. FIlANKFOItT, Ky.. Jan. 31. Thero Is strong probability that martial law will ho declared In Frankfort tomor mow nnd thnt tho session of tho leg islature, ut which tho democrats havo determined to scat Goobcl, will bo stopped by tho military. Ono of tho highest officers with tho troops snld last night: "Tho leglBlnturo says It Is going to meet tomorrow nt 10 o'clock. Maybe It will, but whntever It docs, It will not unseat Governor Tnylor tomor row." Soldiers havo bcon nrrlvlng at In tervals. Threo hundred men of tho Lottlsvlllo legion arrived nt 11 o'clock and tho company from Covington camo nt 1:30 u. m. Numorona othor organizations nro expected In tho morning. About 5G0 men aro hero now. HONOLULU SITUATION SERIOUS. Miijor Tnylor Iteport Twenty-Heron Dentin from Plague. WASHINGTON, Jan. 31. Surgeon Goneral Sternberg received u telegram today from Colonel Forwood of the medical department nt San Francisco, Baying that Major Taylor at Honolulu reports undor dnto of January 15 thai' thoro havo been thirty-four cases of bubonic plague and twenty-Bovon deaths In Honolulu nnd thnt tho sit uation Is serious. According to Mnjor Tnylor the tlla oaso has appeared In sovornl Isolated plnces outsldo of tho original district and that a natlvo guard and a white woman havo been strlckon. iho sol dlora nro strictly quarantined and the hospltnl 1m In a Biifo place. Major Tay lor says that tho Donrd of Health Is acting vigorously nnd has ournod Chi natown nnd other infected plnces. BLACKBURN USES THE 'PHONE. Itrvclvri n Verbal Account of tlio Tragedy tit Frankfort. WASHINGTON, Jun. 31. Senator Ulackburn had Sorgcant-at-Arms Percy Hales on tho Frankfort tele phone nt 3: 45 p. in. and received a brief verbal account of the shooting. Sonntor Ulackburn said ho wub In formed that John Marshall, lieutenant governor (republican), has sent word to tho Cnpltol hotel that ho will have a public statement to make. This statomont was not ready when Sena tor Ulackburn left tho 'phono. Ills Frankfort Informant said the shooting wub dono from a room directly ovor tho governor's olllco. Senator Ulack burn hnd no opinion to express on' tlio shooting, but added: "Our pcoplo havo bcon advised to keep quiet and nro doing so." Holdlers MUrt n Hint. CINCINNATI, O., Jnn. 31. A mnn tu tho uniform of a member of tho national guard, speaking of tho Goe bol tragedy, romnrked In tho lobby of tho Stng hotel tontght: "It would bo a good thing for Kentucky nnd the nation If Goobol would die." The words hud scarcely boon ut tcrod when Dookmnkor Charley Feeny whipped out a revolver and began fir ing nt tho soldier, who got out of the door after two shots had missed him. Anti-Trust 1. 1 iv Hustiilned. COLUMUUB, 0 Jan. 31. Tho bu promo court today handed down a do clslon which sustains what Is gener ally known us tho Valontlno Stewart anti-trust law, which prohibits tlio combinations of companies or flrniB fur Illegal purposes which aro therein outlined. Tho decision la given In a demurrer died by the Standard Oil company, on tho ground thnt tho law waa unconsti tutional. Tho Uttgatlon was that insti tuted by Attornoy General Monnott ngtitnat tho Standard Oil, nuckeyn I'lpo Line and Solar lleflutng companies. MR. MESERVE S DEFENSE A Statomont in Which Ho Kofutes Mr. Porter's Oharges. THE BOARD OF TRANSPORTATION The Slnto Treasurer Hnys Ho Know of No Movement for Appointment of New Secretaries of tlio Htuto llonrd of Transportation Other Matters In Nehnika. LINCOLN, Jnn. 31. Stato Treas urer Mcscrvo has given out tho follow-. Ing Btntomcnt rclntlvc to tho contro versy nmong tho members of tho Stato Doard of Transportntlon: "When Mr. Porter assorts that ho has pleaded nnd urged upon tho mem bers of tho board tho appointment of now secretaries, ns far us I am con cerned It Is nbsolutcly false. Ho has neither discussed tho mattor or over, ns secretary of tho board, gavo mo no tlco of n meeting for that purpose. Ho paid mo a compliment a good whllo ago by saying thnt I was a good man to dig up the details of business matters, but did not know anything about politics. "I am frank to Bay that I havo never run my olllco .with nny regard to what tho clfcct might bo on politics, but rather nlong business principles nnd what I bellovcd to bo hutnblo Jttdgmont tho mnn In olllco that serves his party Interests best Is tho mnn who tries to run his offlco so thnt It compels tho respect of tho opposition nnd leaves no room for his own pcoplo to find fault. Now, I do not think any man, whether ho ho a contractor of public buildings or a merchant furnishing supplies, a rnllrond man, or whntover ho was, has never found mo wanting on opinion when tho Intcrost of tho pcoplo of this stnto was at stako; ready to express It and the moral courage to back it up. "I am not on tho defensive on this transportntlon question. With nil of this ngltatlon and advertisement In tho papers nnd tho promlncnco given It by n stato officer In condemning his asso ciates for tho last twenty days, thero hns not been n slnglo complaint filed outsldo of tho two things tho secreta ries, In conjunction with such members of tho board who havo taken lntorcst enough to discuss with them whnt wns best to do, hr.d under advisement long boforo tho court's decision wns nn nottneed nnd these two nro the llvo stock into nnd tho locnl coin trade. "I havo glvon a groat deal of tlmo to this question for the last four months. Thoro hns scarcely been a day that I hnvo not discussed some feature of it with tho secretaries and they havo only waited for tho courts to say whether wo woro a constltu tlonul bonrd or not beforo acting. My policy Is well determined nnd will np pear ns booh as a hearing of tho mat ter Is heard. No Judgo ovor tries a cneo in tho newspapers beforo hearing tho evidence. Tho hearing of tho llvo atock matter comes up on February 0 nnd tho corn rate will bo takon up ns soon ns tho secretaries obtain sufficient Information to baso a hearing upon. Truce of Otto Miller. HASTINGS, Neb., Jan. 31. At last sonto light has been thrown upon tho mystorlous caso of Otto Mlllor, who disappeared from his homo, eight miles southwest of Holsteln, nnd caused his neighbors and ShorlfC Slmmorlng to bollovo ho hnd been murdored. Dep uty Sliorlff Mnco received a tolophono mcBsngo from Rosolnnd to tho offoct that tho marshal at Ogallala had tolo graphed that a man answering tho de scription of Miller had passed through that vlllago going west. A lato dis patch says that Mlllor had roglstorcd nt tho hotol nt Ogallala. Shorlff Sim mering lmmodlntoly wlrod the officers nt thnt plnco to mako an offort to locato tho man answorlng Miller's description nnd hold him. Fred Mlllor, brother of tho missing mnn, was in Hnstlngs, hoard tho news nnd departed on tlio flrst train for Ogallala. How Hiife-lllnwem Escaped. BEATRICE, Nob., Jan. 31. Mention waa mado last week that tho Fulton bloodhounds woro taken to Irving, Kan. A safo was blown opon and money tukon from a dry goods Btoro, tho burglars taking a horse nnd buggy tlod near by to mako their 03capo. Tho dogs took tho trail nnd wont n dlstanco of forty-ono miles, pulling up nt n farm houso, In tho early morning, whero It wiib learned horo that tho thieves hnd taken supper. Tho dogs refused to go further, and nftor trying to get them to go on nnd thoy rofusod to go tho Bhoriff declined to mnko n search of tho premises. It is now alleged that tho marshal's own sou was ono of tlio thieves and tho matter Just stopped right thoro and tho hounds woro brought home. Ktnto Cnpltnl Notes. LINCOLN, Neb., Jnn. 31. Orders havo bcon Issued by Adjutant Genoral Harry commissioning tho following offi cers of Company A of tho now First regiment: Hnrry S. Hull, cnptnln; I'M win A. Voids, flrst Uoiitontuit; Otis K. Davis, Bocond lloutenunt. Tno com pany la stntloned nt York. Governor Poyntor has been notified that tho meeting of tho committee on tno centennial colobratlon of tho estab lishment of thu pormnnont seat of gov ernment In tho District of Columbia will bo hold In Wlshlngton, February 21. It Is the Intention of tho commit too In charge to havo ovory stato gov ernor In the United Stntes present ut tho meeting. All Areldentiil Death. ARCADIA, Jnn. 27. Dr. H. T. Koh lor died horo from nn overdose of choral and morphlno which ho took with suicidal intent. He left a letter nddrcssod to his neighbor, F. Ohmo. Worry ovor llnnnclnl troublo was tho cause. Ho' formerly practiced at Lin coln. Ho leaves a widow and two children. Ho wns burled today by the MnBonlc fraternity. WHITE MUST GIVE CP Prodictio. of tho Abandonment of Lady cmith Corroborated, ANXIETY FOR CULLER'S POSITION Ornre Danger of Having III r.lno of Communication Cut Defence Commit tee, lloldi New of Duller' Itctrent for Two Duyi Ai to the disunities. LONDON, Jan. 30. (New York World Cablegram.) The exclusive In formation of Saturday predicting tho Imminent abandonment of Ladysmlth is now being corroborated by tho Times and othor lending ministerial papers saying that Roberts has actu ally advised that Btcp and It Is ru mored In the military clubs tonight that General White can only last an other week. Tho Indlin officers ncqunlntcd with him and knowing his character arc fully convinced that White will mako ho will run a gravo danger of having cost, If ho suspects an order to sur render Is coming, but such an enter prise Is recognized ns utterly hope less and would only entail a heavy sacrifice of life. The cabinet commlttco of defense was again In session todny nnd I learn thoro Is anxiety about Duller's own po sition expressed by Roberts, as unless ho gets safoly south of tho Llttlo Tu gola with his heavy transport train an attempt 'o cut his way out at any his line of communication cut. Then tho continued nbsenco of all news of Dundonald's mounted brlgado, though urgent Inquiries havo been nddrcsscd to tho War office, It Is feared points to a still unrovcaled calamity. It is now known that tho dofenso commlttco hnd Information of Duller's retreat on Frldny morning In tho dls patch announcing tho abandonment bt Splcnkop, but tho news waa concealed until Sunday afternoon. This kind of thing destroya conlldcnco in tho reli ability of statements by tho depart ment. Then tho gradual dribbling out of tho Splonkop casualties and -tho with holding of tho usual preliminary not ification of tho nggrcgato loss causo tcrrlblo anxiety to the relatives of those engaged as well as to the pub lic at large, as tondlng to glvo color to tho Boer's heavy estimate of 1.G00 British killed. Tho situation continues ono of un rollevcd gloom nnd though tho minis terial preca Is endeavoring to discount tho fall of Ladysmltn, tho spectacle of conio 10,000 British soldiers, all In nrmB, together with a llcutcnnnt gen eral nnd ox-commnnder-In-chlef In India, surrendering to tho Doers la one which cannot fall to cxerclso a tre mendous moral effect hero and on the continent, giving tho Boer government' n powerful claim for mediation. Doubt less It Is with n view to that contin gency that Dr. Loyds Is now In Berlin and Montague Whlto In London. BRITISH BEATEN AT ALL POINTS. Vflmt nn I'ncllsti l'nper Says of tho War Situation. LONDON, Jnn. 30.(Now York World Cablegram.) Tho Leader military ex pert says: "The enemy hns beaten us at tho sticking gnmo, he has beaten us In strategy and tactics, ho has Induced us to glvo up tho flrst plan whoro ho would havo hardly had a show nnd conform to his plan whoro naturally everything Is nganst us. Is thoro a slnglo Koldler who can Justify what wo havo dono on other than political pleas, not ono. Wo know from hl3 own pon that Genoral White was In duced by ono of Chamberlain's depu ties to disastrously change his plan. Wo know that General Bailor, after working up to tho orlglnnl plnn of marching on Bloomfonten, was per Eiiaded by somebody to glvo It up, and ho was porsuaded within three days. That Is a protty problom for parlia ment to whet Ita wits on for tho open ing day." Tho exports scoro tho suggestion that tho British abandon General Whlto to his fnto, but admit tho only hopo for success s to rovort to tho orlg lnnl plnn of moving first against tho Orange Frco Stnto. Tho Post export cays: "Dofcat Is bitter, but It Is right to faco It; It Is wrong to try to conceal It from oursolvcs. Tho meeting of tho dofenso commlttco on Saturday was probably caused by tho knowledgo of Bullor'a retreat, although tho fact was kept from tho public until Sunday. Tho measures now urgontly nocded nro development of tho military rosourcos of tho country. With 100.000 mon in tho Hold nnd fiO.OOO to follow tho mo ment hns como to push on tho training of nil the troops loft at homo." TO WITHDRAW TROOPS. Clnyton of Allitmnm Vixen Dte of With drawn! July -I, IOOO, WASHINGTON, Jan. 30. Clayton of Alabama toduy introduced tho follow ing rcsoltulon: "Resolved, That on July 1, 1000, tho military nnd naval forces of the Unit ed States bo withdrawn from tho Island of Cuba and thnt tho government thereof bo left to tho Cuban people, "Resolved, further. That the presi dent of tho United States bo and ho hereby Is directed to mnko proclama tion of this resolution nnd till proper orders for tho execution thereof." (len. OtU' Marriage I.nws, WASHINGTON, Jnn. 30.--Sccrctary Root today received from Mnnlla a copy of tho marrlago law laid down by Genoral Otis. Up to tho date of this order December 18 last, only Catholic marriages woro celebrated In tho Phil ippines or recognlred as legal. To meet tho peculiar conditions In the Isl ands Genoral Otis laid down no specific ceremony, only providing that any pro rcrlbod form will Biifllco, providing thoro la nn open acknowledgment of tho marrlago by the parties thereto. NO MORE NEWS FROM DULLER. Itrltlili l'ublla Kcullzrs Scrlort noun of the Situation. LONDON, Jan. 30. The Wnr office, up to this hour, has Issued uo further news from South Afrlcn. Tho usunl airy attempts to mlnlmlzo tho seriousness of the situation in South Africa are entirely lacking this nfternoon nnd it is frankly ncknowl edged that tho most serious effort of tho present wnr has dismally failed. Thero la no sign of a wish on the part of tho leaders of public opinion to dis guise tho ugly facts, hut, on the con trary, there Is every disposition to fnco tho full difficulties and discover tho best way out. In short the policy voiced everywhere Is the gathering up of forces for moro effective blows. All hopes of the speedy relief of Ladysmlth havo been abandoned and tho concensus of expert opinion urges tho Immedlnto shifting of tho theater of war from tho rocky kopjeo of Natal to tlio open veldt of the Frco Stato. Ono thing nppears certain another long pauso la Inovltnblo unless tho Doers nssumo tho offensive, because, oven In the event of General Duller further nttcmptlng to reach Ladysmlth tho planning of a new move will neces sarily occupy time. Tho afternoon newspapers arc draw ing attention to the closeness of the pnrallel between the federal attack on General Leo nt Fredericksburg nnd tlio operations on tho Upper Tugeln. Curiously enough, there Is visible, capeclnlly In military circles, an under current of relief at the news that the British aro snfely south of tho Tugela, for tho rumors of Saturday had con jured up visions of nn Immense cat astrophe. Tho St. Jnmcs Gnzctto this afternoon returns to scathing criticism of the languago of General Bailor's reports. It says : "Genoral Bullcr's reflection on tho terror ho put Into tho foo reminds us of things we havo heard about Chlncso mandarins." Tho nfternoon newspapers nro dis cussing whence nro to como the troops for a protracted campaign. It is be coming generally recognized that some form of compulsory service Is more Im minent than previously thought or. Tho St. Jnmes Gazette, however, sug gests that the solution of pouring more nnd moro troops Into South Africa savors of tho Spanish action In Cuba, adding that the solution of making better uso of tho thousands already thero has never suggested Itself. GREAT ARMY IN A MONTH. Kitpldlty of Mnlilliz itlon nt the outbreak of the Spanish War. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30. Surgeon General Sternberg has compiled some llgures as n basis of mortality cal culations In tho Spanish-American war which Incidentally develop the in teresting fact that tho mobilization of tho army during the Spanish-American wnr was accomplished In only a frac tion of tho time to nsscmblo nn cqulvn lent number of troops In tho civil war. In May, 1801, tho main strength of the union nrmy was 1C,1G1 and In one month it hnd Increased to only 00,950. In tho flrst month of tho Spanish American war tho United Stntes army, starting with 1G3.72C, had Increased be foro tho closo of the month to 202,520. This Is regarded ns n remarkable feat of military organization, far surpassing the best results obtained by tho British government. KILL TWO TRAIN ROBBERS. r.onu Chain by Union I'ucino Jtcsults In Hounding Them Up. CHEYENNE, Wyo., Jnn. 30. A re port reached this city that n posse of Union Pacific dotectlvcs bended by Tom Horn had run down two of tho Union Pnclfic train robbers In the Holo-ln-thc-Wnll and nfter a desperate fight killed both of them. Ono of tho pursuing party was shot, but It Is thought not seriously. It Is known that the robbers separated In two gangs after leaving the railroad and tho mon reported killed were thoso who wero trailed through tho mountains so closely nnd afterwards escaped. It la supposed that they returned to the Holc-In-tho-Wall when they thought tho pursuit was over and tho detect ives havo been watching tho rendez vous over since, till they got their men. RUN FROM AN AMERICAN SHIP. (lovernor of it Colombian Town Saves It From Itchol by n Trick. SAN DIEGO, Cab, Jan. 30. From re ports brought by tho Hnmburg steam er Volumnla It appears that tho ar rival of tho vessel at Tumaco, Colom bia, whero it touched on tho way up, had tho effect of saving the place from capturo by Colombian rebels. The lat ter had demanded tho surrender of the town nnd the governor wns nt his wits' end. Jimt then the Volumnla wnt sighted. Tho wily governor saw his chanco to mnko a bluff, so ho sent a defiant message to tho revolutionists and told them thnt tho steamer off port was bringing COO government troops. Tho trick succeeded nnd the rebels nbnndoned their purpose to capturo Tumnco. HiimoHii Trent' to Stiinil. WASHINGTON. Jan. 30. Tho senato In executive session today decided by a vote of 21 to 38 not to reconsider tho voto by which tho Snmoan trcnty was ratified and then removed tho Injunc tion of secrecy from tho voto. I'liiincefnln to ICeturn Home. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30. Tho term of Lord Paunccfote, the British am bassador to this capital, will explro in April. Soma tlmo ago, In view of his long nnd honornblo career here, the ambassador's tenure wns extended to April, and Inasmuch as no official In timation lias bcon received here of a further extension, it 1b supposed he will retire nfter another mont's ser vice, Tho date of the ambassador's departure for England will depend en tirely on his wishes. THE COLONEL RESIGNS Adjutant Genornl'Earry I8sue3 a Formal Order Accepting Hoslgnatlon, RETIRING OFFICER COMPLIMENTED I'lty Cnnipbelt a Ilkti Compliment Several Cniidldnte In tho Field to Suc ceed to tho Oftico Just Ueclnrcd Vi emit StntUtlc of Nebraska GlrM Other Mntteri'Iloro nmlVrliere In 'o- ait -A hriiskii. LINCOLN, Neb., Jnn. 30. Orders have been issued by Adjutant Gen eral Barry ncceptlng the resignation of Colonel A. E. Campbell of the. Sec ond regiment of tho Nebraska Na tlonnl Guard nnd appointing a bonrd of officers to canvass tho voto for bis ruccessor. Colonel Campbell expects to reside permanently In Denver, where ho Is now In the employ of tho Burlington railroad. In tho order ls Btied by Adjutant General Barry Is tho following reference to Colonel Camp bell'E efficiency nB a soldier: "In ncceptlng the resignation of Col onel Campbell tho commander-in-chief desires to express his regretB that tho National Guard should lose the services of this model soldier; ono whom tho members of tho National Guar,d regard as tho ideal cltl--.cn soldier, always ready to respond to tho call of duty nnd nt all times performing that duty yell." Each commissioned officer In the Sec ond regiment la entitled to n voto for n successor to Colonel Campbell. I'liero are already several candidates in the field, nmong them being Major William Hayward of Nebraska City, son of the lato Senator Hayward: Llcutcnnnt Colonel Tracy of Norfolk and Captain Ell Hodglns of Compnny G, Omaha. Tho Indications, point to tho election of Major Hayward, in vliich event thero would bo another vacancy In the list of Held officers. Captain E. J. Straight of the Lincoln company ranks next to Hayward In lino of promotion and would probably be the most likely candldnto for tho letter's place should ho bo elcctedcol cnel. The votes for colonel of the rlgment will bo opened ut 1 o'clock p. in., Feb ruary 8, at tho adjutant general's ofllco by nn election board consisting of tho following officers: P. H. ,Barry, adju tant general; Captain Edward J. Straight, First Lieutenant Frederick J. BcMiaw of Company'ISeonilregl mcnt. v. Measurement of (ilrlg. LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 30. Miss Anna Barr of the physical training depart ment of tho Stato university hns com pleted a record of anthropometric in vestigations begun two years ago, which includes measurements of 1,500 girls In Nebraska. The record was sent to Dr. Seaver of Yale university nnd used by htm in a recent paper boforo the Anthropometric society In Now Haven. In compnting the meas urements with those mndo in the cast Dr. Seaver finds that the girls In the cast aro flatter chested, flatter headed, lesser In lung capacity nnd bigger foot ed than the girls of Nebraska, who nro supposed to represent the average typo to bo found In the west. Ho thinks tho difference is duo to tho prcpondernnco of Teutonic blood In tho west. Dr. Seaver alsft noticed that tho Welleslcy woman Is talller and heavier than tho typical woman of cither of tho western groups, while tho Oborlln nnd tho Unlvorslty of Nobrnska women are nbout nllkc In slzo and weight. It Is Interesting to note that tho Ne braska woman has a much larger lung capacity, a larger chest .girth and smnllcr feet than her, eastern sister, which Indicates a hlghe'physlcal typo nnd a previous . life of greater ac tivity. , .JK State Capital IS'nte.. LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 30. The Ne braska experiment station has been notified that It will receive a' limited portion of the sugur bcot seed that will bo Impoitcd from Europo by tho United Stntes Department of Agriculture. This will bo distributed by tho Ne braska station among persons in tho stntes who wish to nsccrtaln tho ca pacity of tholr soli for sugur beet pro duction. Within tho next,.fow months mnlllng franks will bo bent to all who ask for the seeds, so that they may send specimens to the station for analyzatlou. A subpoenn hns been sowed on Gov ernor Poyntor commnndlng him to ap pear In tho United States supremo court to answer to a petition filed by the stato of Missouri Involving tho boundnry line of tho southeastern por tion of tho state. Tho dispute arises over a change in tho course of tho Missouri river. Otto Miller Still Mlsilnc. HASTINGS, Neb., Jnn. 30. As yet nothing now hns developed In tho mys terious disappearance of Ottfl Mlllor, but the fact that he is known to havo had about $200 In cash about his per son leads many to believe that ho has met with foul play. Miller was an un married man, nbout 33 years old, and had lived alono for sovoral years upon a farm nenr Holsteln, which Is owned by George W. Klrby of Hastings. Mll lor was a sober and Industrious young man nnd had saved money during the last two years. If no further traces of Miller nro found by Monday the searching party will sccuro blood hounds to uld In tracing him. ' Two Military Companies Organize NELSON, Neb., Jnn. 30. Compnny H, First Nebraska regiment, has been reorganized. Tho now officers nre Georgo Lyon, Jr., cnptnln; William K. Mooro, flrst lieutenant; Percy C. Zelg ler, second Uoutcnnnt. Many of tho old company ro-enltsted. WEEPING WATER, Neb., Jan. 30. Weeping Water young men to the num ber of fifty organized a military com pany, expecting eventually to bo mus tered Into tho National Guard. H. R. Peck was elected captain, William Stone, first lieutenant, and J, M. Tee garden, second lieutenant.