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TWO PENINSULAS. 6tnte TeacheiV Aoclatlon at Laming. Chippewa Couuty Mystery Uncovered. Made Death Doubly S-ure. TrHrliem Diarint many Matter. The meeting of the State Teachers association was held at Lansing1 with about Hut) in attendance. Prof. W. E. Cheever, of the Milwau kee State Normal school, read the presi dent', address to the teachers associa tion, and uu informal reception was tendered lov. Kich. Dr. II. U. Uoone, principal of the State Normal school read it paper upon "General Culture us an Element in Professional Training." The discussion of Dr. Hooue's able paper was led ly l'rof. V. G. Sperry, of Olivet, and was participated in by evcrul leading1 members of the asso ciation, l'rof. II. II. lleltield, of the Chicago Normal Training school, read an admirable paper on "Normal Train Ing," which was discussed by II. 1 Kimball, of Hay City, and others. l'rof. V. .1. Heal, of the Michigan Agricultural College, presided over a meeting devoted to college matters at which l'rof. Smith llurnham, of Albion, read a paper on "The I'lace of Athlet ics in Education," which called out a discussion w hich eoutiuued for several ho u us. While the opinion was unan imous that athletics were beneficial, yet the sentiment was equally as strong that of late years football especially was attended by too much brutality, .gambling, drunkenness and kindred vices, which should be eliminated, or the uport suppressed entirely. Dr. I'iske was chosen president of the col lege section, and Dr. C. 11. Gurne', of Hillsdale, was made secretary. Tho work of primary schools was also under consideration. Tapers were read upon reading, history, literature and nature as basis for unilication of vrork in the primary schools. The principal speakers upon these subjects were Miss Regina 1'. llcnlae, of the De troit Training school: Miss Maud Kail, of the State Normal school; Supt. .1. XV. Smith, of Hay City; Miss Grace Good rich and Miss Kose liarlow, of Detroit: Miss Lathrop, of Grand Kapids, and Miss Miller, of Saginaw. The primary section elected Miss Louise Miller, of Saginaw, president, and Miss Margaret Wise, of Ypsilunti. secretary. Papers were read by Dr. S. L Wads worth, of the Michigan Mining school; O. W. Hill, of IVntwater, advocating the township system; l'rof. Lyon, of Detroit, "Vertical Writing." Hon. A. S. Draper, of Cleveland. O., gave a splendid address upon "Teaching as a Profession." Ollicers were elected as follows: President. C. T. Grawn, Traverse Cit-; vice-presidents, A. Lodcman, Ypsilanti and N. W. llichards, Greenville; secre tary, P. K. Hathaway, Hudson; treas urer, V. L. Evans, .Jackson; executive committee, I!. A. Heinsdale, Ann Arbor; Mis Florence Pox, Lansing; V. A. Ellis, Detroit; members of the pu- f il.s' reading circle committee, C. (). loyt, Lansing, and .1. W. Simmons, Owosso. The resolutions adopted strongly in dorsed the aggressiveness of the state superintendent in matters pertaining to teachers; approved the action of the college section in taking steps toward suppressing objectionable features of collegiate sports; recommended the -establishment of another Normal Kohool; extended the kindest wishes to Prof. W. 11. Cheever, the retiring president, in his new field. The ex hibit of the work of the schools of the state which were confined to kinder gait fn work, language work and inapt, und written work on geography, was Toted a success. The county commissioners of schools listened to addresses by President b Andrews, of Harry and others. Ashley. Oiapp, of Kalamazoo, was elected presi dent, D. M. Hrown, of Hig Kapids, vice president, aud J. A. Cleary, of Paw Paw, secretary aud treasurer. 1Uoody Murder near 8ult Ste. Marl. 'The body of Mrs. Peter Paccoloni, the -woman missing from her home in Daf ter.ncar Sault&te Marie has been found., Inspired by the otter of a reward of $."o' for the body dead or alive Tom Pagin and John McGahey, farmers near by, went to the Paccoloni homestead. They found evidences of a crime in the liouse. Klood was on the floor and -spattered on the door. The sons of the t cnissing ' woman had found a shovel -covered with fresh sand. These things convinced the men that the body was iot far off and they began a system atic search. After searching the cellar they went, to the hen house. It is a low coop under the grnnary about live rods from the house. There they found the sand tiad been disturbed so they dug down alHJtittwo feet and found the body. The almost nude body covered with sand was excavated. The face, head and neck were covered with bruises and the body was a horrible sight. Peter Paccoloni, the husband, is in jail charged with the murder. The feeliug is very high against him. Pac coloni had been marr.ed twice before and) had his wife. They had several children by previous unions but none from the last. Neighbors say they fought incessantly and that when one did not start a quarrel the other would, lie is 58 vears old and she was nearly as old. They were nearly the same size and in the family rows Mrs. Pac colpoi did not always come out second best. Took 1'o'non, Then Hung Himself. Jacob Kopp. a German of Grand Rap ids, was found hanging by the neck .from a shaft in the chemical works building at Kelding. His face was covered with parts green, and it was evident that he had taken a dose of vthls. Out of employment. In the northern part of the state Oiany counterfeit Columbian half dol lars are said to be circulating. The counterfeiter, however, owing to the fact that the Columbians sell for 81 each, have taken a new start and build the coins of pure silver, instead of the baser metals, so that in ring and weight they are all right. . Frank Cofwpleaded guilty to crimi nal assaidfon little Julia Whitmore at TThrce UiveTEHrtl'wa ?Meneed to 25 years In .lirrirm. Jtidge Loveridge re marked thai in all his experience he had never delt with a man guilty of eo base an act as that committed by THROUGHOUT MICHIGAN. Sebewaing is to have a chair factory. Coal prospectors are at work in Tus cola county. A fine Masonic temple is to bo erected at Teeumseh. A thick seam of coal has been dis covered in Hedford township, Calhoun county. The South Haven stove works have closed down on account of the falling off in orders. The Marcellus eommon council has passed an ordinance prohibiting boys catching on cutters. Norway, the upper peninsula mining town, now has her electric lighting plant iu operation. The papers of Escanaba are demand ing of the city otlicials that all disre putable houses be closed. Tho Maybae quarries will be oper ated all winter long, and thus many needy men will be given work. Hillsdale college, students have Hooded their athletic grounds and will make them into a skating rmk. John Ayers, of Michigan C'it-, Ind., was instantly killed near Three Oaks by a Michigan Central passenger train. Karl, 10-year-old son of D. J. Palmer, broke through the ice while skating oa Pine Lake, at Charlevoix, and was drowned. Hawley Gould, a young man -0 years of Hge, broke through the ice on Merl lake, near Athens, while skating and was drowned. Mrs. J. Fred Whittemore, a promi nent Hay City lady, has died from the effects of a kick from a horse received over a year ago. llomeo will have an electric lighting plant if 10. P. Kinney, of Detroit, is granted a franchise. The necessary stock has been subscribed. Peter Gustafsen tried to walk from Stephenson to Talbot while in an in toxicated condition. He fell down in the snow and was frozen to death. The Second Michigan Cavalry at Muskegon elected II. M. Hempstead, of Saginaw, president; Edwin Hoyt, of Grand Kapids, secretary and treasurer. South Haven will organize a law-and-onler league for the purpose of closing up the numerous "tonic joints" which now flourish in that local option village. J. K. Wirts, freight agent for the Lake Shore at Clayton, was severely burned about the face and hands while removing an over-heated lamp from a semaphore. There are several hundred counter feit ."i-cent pieces in circulation in Ken ton Harbor and St. .Joseph. Two fel lows were detected shoving the queer, but they escaped. Fred Stevens' barn, four cows and all this year's crops were burned at Ilirmingluim. The family was absent, and the fire is supposed to have been caused by tramps. William II. Ashley, of Eckford town ship. Calhoun county, hanged himself in Ins barn. Despondency brought about by sickness was the probable cause. lie was about 43 years old. Harriet Dcnnison, has commenced suit by summons against Charles Van Wormer and his bondsmen for selling her husband, an habitual drinker of Lansing, liquor. Damages claimed J 10,oou. Miss Lizzie McSweeuey, of Detroit, has been admitted to practice at the Wayne county bar. She is tho first of her sex to be admitted at Detroit, and also the first female graduate of the Detroit College of Law. Ira Kailey, while hunting with his son in the woods near Coleman was ac cidentally shoe by the latter, one of the shots entering his face, near the nose, and another striking him in the neck. Kailey will recover. E. Krusen, a Krookfield farmer, was found in his house, near Charlevoix, hanging by the neck. It was evident that he had hanged himself several days before as the body was in bad condition. Krusen lived alone. Martin Stern, of Macomb county, was run over by a train at Milwaukee Junction, Detroit, both legs fear fully mangled and were amputated below the knees at Harper hospital. He is 70 years of age and his recovery is doubtful. A mail bag stolen from the Kronson depot two weeks ago was found two miles from town. The mail was valu able, but not a letter was touched. The only things taken were pension certificates, of which there were many in the mail. A split switch in the Ann Arbor rail road yards at Ann Arbor was found broken. It had aparently been started by some one filing the rail. It is claimed that tho switch was turned by an unknown man in the face of the approaching yard engine. Mayor Pingree, of Detroit, is now enthusiastically advocating a scheme to tear down Detroit's old-style and in convenient city hall und begin the erection of a structure to cost S3, 000, COO. lie wants to begin at once in order to give employment to idle men. Tho Erie flyer ran over a heavy log on the track, near Attica, grinding it into little pieces. Kert Ferguson, nn Attica boy, only 17, confesses that he is responsible. He was drunk at the time and wanted to see some excite ment. The attempt at derailing tho train was at first kept secret, but the arrest of Ferguson brought the thing to light. Had the log been placed on the track in a different way the train would eertainly have been wrecked, and as it was a passenger train many lives might have been lost. The county jail of Calhoun county contains 88 vagrants, most of whom arc serving sentences of 30 days. A portion of them are of the dyed-in-the-wool tjrpe, but the greater portion are picked up by tramp catchers. It is asserted that the justices and con stables of Marshall have gone into tho business as a matter of speculation. The average expense to the county of apprehending a tramp is $1 1.40, divided between' a justice, constable and sheriff. The taxpayers of the county ore threatening dire vengeance upon the greedy otlicials. The board of supervisors may hold a special session to deal with the situation. mi li 11 1 ill THE MURDERER OF CHICAGO'S MAYOR SENTENCED. Showed Ilia True (.'Intruder im a Cringing Coward. Yellow Fever at lllo Janeiro. , Other Iiijjx rtaut (ieneritl New. Prendergast, the murderer of Mayor Carter II. Harrison, of Chicago, will be hanged for his crime. The verdict of the jury has said it, and the people of Chicago approvo it. Ably defended as the assassin has been, strong as has been the evidence adduced to save his neck from tho halter, the jury has found him sane, responsible for his act, and demanded that ho pay the highest price for his offense against the law. This price, however, is a sorry one at the best. The value to the world of one life such as that of Carter 11. Har rison would weigh down the scale against the existence of an hundred such as Prendergast. When Clark Fitzgerald arose to read the finding of the jury the prisoner stood clutching the back of a chair, eyeing him with the most intense eagerness. His knees trembled violently, his face was flushed, and his spiteful looking mouth opened and closed as though he would say something, but lacked tho power to speak. The clerk said: "We, the jury, fnd the defendant, Patrick Eugene John Prendergast, guilty of murder in manner and form as charged in the indictment and fix tl:e penalty at death." Then Prendergast revealed himself the utter coward. His face turned pale, he opened his mouth to speak, but only a faint murmur came from be tween his hot and quivering lips. He moved slightly and would have fallen to the floor but for the assistance of a bailiff. He was half led, half carried back to his cell, where, refusing to speak, he threw himself upon his bunk in the attempt to hide from his fellow prisoners, whose expressions of satis faction over the verdict were more em phatic than graceful, and more sincere than polite. Yellow lever at ISio. Cabin from Kuenos Ay res: Very bad news has been received from Kio do Janeiro. It is announced that the un fortunate city, which has tor months past been suffering from the ravages of war, is now a victim to the ravages of the wur.4 and most dreaded of all diseases yellow fever. The govern ment is taking every precaution possi ble under the circumstances to prevent a spread of the disease, but the work of the ollicials at Kio de Janeiro is greatly hampered by the condition to whu-h the ci y has been reduced by the horrors of war. It is added that the yellow fever is not th. mild form of that fever, but is the worst form of black vomit. Other dispatches from Kio Janeiro tell of the con diet between the govern ment and the rebels. The insurgents besieging Kaga, in the state of Kio Grande Do Sul, assumed active opera tions against that place and suffered a severe repulse. Their loss in killed, wounded ami prisoners, was lioo. Tins is the second time this month that the loyal troops at Kaga have defeated the insurgents. The previous engagement took place at tho beginning of Decem ber, win n the insurgents were defeated with heavy losses. Kio Janeiro is being violently bom barded. Many persons have been killed from shots of the insurgent ves sels A heavy tire is returned from the government forts. The severity of tho cannonading has greatly alarmed the populace. All the shops are closed. The I'uitcd States warships in the harbor are under orders to be ready to get out of the way of firing at an hour's notice. Si-oiitlnx I'.u-ty Annihilated. London cable: A terrible disaster is said to have occurred to the scouting party under the command of Capt. Wilson which has been in pursuit of Kiug Lobengnla, and which has not been heard from for some time past. Several South African merchants re ceived cable messages announcing that Capt. Wilson's command had been completely annihilated by. the Mata beles, who are said to have cut them to pieces. Later. It is stated now in addition to Wilson's party that the party under Capt. Harrow, sent out to reinforce him, have been cut to pieces. Tho number of men composing tho Wilson detachment is said to have been about 00 and the Harrow detachment is re ported to have been composed of about the same number of men. The ab sence of news from the Wilson and Harrow columns and the fact that when Maj. Forbes left the Shanghai district the Wilson detachment was, beyond any doubt, in a critical posi tion, causes the belief that one or more of the detachments have met disaster. Coriiett Hiid Mitchell Arrested. Champion James Corbett and would be champion, Charles Mitchell have been made "martyrs" to the profession of prize lighting. Koth these "famous gentlemen" were arrested at Jackson ville, Florida. They were arranged separately and each gave bonds und was released. This whole proceeding was merely a scheme to test the legality of the law for the arrest of prize fight ers. One of the men will be surrend ered by his bondsmen and after being taken into custody a writ of habeas corpus will be applied for. If it is de cided that the arrest was an illegal one, then preparations for the fight will continue with increased vigor, as that will be looked upon as an evidence that no further opposition to the fight can legally be made. If the urrest is considered legal, then tho managers of the Duval club say that the battle will bo declared off, and all work will Imj stopped. The managers are confident, however, that the decision will bo fa vorable to them. Carnegie' CJIft to Charity. Andrew Carnegie has written a letter from New York to Kobert Piteairn, of tho citizens' relief committee of Pitts burg, offering to duplicate all contri butions made by the citizens of Pitts hurtf for the unemnlovcd to tho amount of fc.,0U0 for each working day for two months. If the highest figure is real ized, the donation will amount to over 5250,000. Rev. Francis K. Drew, of Grand Rapids, died at tho homo of his daughter in St. Joseph, hged Ml years. He had been a Methodist minister for 70 years. MICHIGAN JUDGES Organic an Ancorlatlon and Klect Ofllcera at Laming. A well attended meeting of the judges and judges-elect of the ciroiit courts of Michigan was held in the supreme court at Lansing. A tempo rary organization was effected with Judge Russell, of Hart, to whose ef forts the meeting is duo, as chairman, aud Judge Vance, of Port Huron, as secretary. Gov. Kich spoke briefly on "Our Penal Institutions" and papers were read as follows: "Circuit Judges and the Criminal Law," Justice Grant, Lansing; "Avoidable Delay in the Cir cuit Courts of This State," Judge Moore, Lapeer; "The Rotation of Judges," Jadge Daboll, St. Johns; "The Duties of Judges in Exparte Divorce Cases," Judge MeMahon, Ludington; "The Court and the Jury," Judge Aid rich, Cadillac; "Some Questions Arising Under Recent Tax Laws," Judge Max well, Hay City; "Measures for the Pre vention of Perjury," Judge Dodds, Mt. Pleasant. Each of the papers were discussed more or ess, some of the dis cussions being quite animated. An organization was effected with the following otlicers: President, F. J. Russell, Hart; vice-president, S. K. Daboll, St. Johns; secretary, and treas urer, J. H. Moore, Lapeer. Tho asso ciation will be known as the Associa tion of Judges of Michigan. It is to be composed of the supreme and cir cuit judges and judges of municipal courts of record. K. of (i. Convention. The Michigan Knights of the Grip convened in .Saginaw with the largest attendance in its history. Many busi ness houses decorated in their honor. The annual report of the president, N. H. Jones showed a large increase iu membership. He said la death bene fits of v."oo had been paid during the year. There are now 1,.VJS members. There is a treasury balance of i.'.o. A magnificent banquet was held in the new Kearingcr building and about Mio were seated. Dr. (1. P. Karker acted a3 toastmaster; Mayor Linton welcomed the guests, and President N. H. Jones responded. Gov. John T. Kich, C. L. Kenjatnin, Editor John T. Winship, Judge R. H. MeKuight and Mrs. N. K. Jones responded to toasts. A grand ball followed at the Masonic temple. The annual parade was a big affair. Election of otlicers: Edward P. Wal dron, of St. Johns, president: Lh3d M. Mills, of Grand Kapids. secretary, and George A. Reynolds, of Saginaw, treas urer. Vice-presidents were elected, one from each congressional district in the state. She Horsewhipped the lA-Mayor. A most sensational thrashing took place on t he main business street of Escanaba. Mrs. Victor Tiede, after being insulted, she claims, two or three times by ex-Mayor P. M. Peterson, and being the recipient of a letter of mo.it Dbcene language, resolved to take re yenge out of his hide. Nothing w as said r dune uy the insulted woman or her husband until the receipt of a filthy letter which was illustrated by pen drawings. Thereupon she obtained a rawhide and laid for the ex-mayor, whom she caught. She proceeded to lash hiiu to the queen's taste at the point of a drawn revolver a ad gaily marched him down the streets amidst large crowd. Peterson has a wife and several children. He has had Tiede and his wife arrested. Two Men Hurled Alive, Two deaths have resulted in the work of putting in a new system of sewers at Ann Arbor. The work was being rushed between Huron and Washington streets, through a section where there is a quantity of quicksand. Extra precaution was taken in curbing the ditch, but a small quantity of sand running out underneath caused the curbing to tip, and without warning a large amount of dirt gave way and filled tho ditch. One pipe-layer and two graders were working when the eave-in came, seventeen feet below the surfaee. One man jumped and saved himself, but George Henry, colored, and Richard Sipple, were buried un derneath the immense mass of dirt. A rescuing party was immediately put to work, but both men were dead when found. Koth were middle-aged men, Henry leaving a widow and two child ren and Sipple a dependent mother. A Hoy Trie to Kill a ri.-iymnte. While a number of boys were skating at Port Huron the 14-year-old son of ex-County Treasurer Hums, 'and Fer guson Lauder, aged 15 years, became involved in a boyish fight? in which Lauder was worsted. He then left the ice, went to a friend and borrowed a shotgun, and returning waited for a chance, aud when all the other boys were out of range he flrsd point blank at Hums, who fell scverelj', but prob ably not fatally wounded. Lauder escaped, but was captured later on a freight train at tha tunnel yards, two miles from the city. Two Itroke Through the Ice and Drowned. Mrs. Andrew Trim and an unknown man were drowned near Detour while crossing the ice from Drummond Island with a dog team. Residents at Detour heard a woman's screams on the river. They could see no one, but went in search in boats. Soon they found a team, of dogs and a dog sleigh. On the ice were discovered a man's cap, a woman's muff and other articles. Two holes in the ice nhowed where the unfortunate persons had broken through. Mike Mulvihill, a Detroit hard char acter, became insane from the effects of bad whisky, and after defying one police station ran down a well-filled street, slashing at men, women and children with a razor and a club. He was finally downed by two officers, but only gave up when choked almost insensible. John Peterson "got cold," so he says, in the Calumet jail and lighted a roar ing fire from his bunk and some shav ings. Instead of escaping, as he hoped, he was nearly suffocated nnd would have been a dead man had not the turnkey arrived just in time. Members of the boards of examining surgeons for Michigan have been ap pointed us follows: Dr. (1. II. Ilerk'mer and Otis Moore, Nilcs; C J. Ennis and Thomas N. Rogers, Sault Ste. Marie; Samuel M. Post and John XV. Pollard, St. Johns; John W. Urosnau and George W. Nihnrt, Kalamazoo; J. 11. Martin, Traverse City, and John T. Denslow, Muskegon. THE U.S. COURT AT MILWAUKEE ISSUES AN INJUNCTION To 1'revent the Employes of the Northern l'aclllo Itallroad From .Striking Jle cHUHe of a Cut hi Wages. The receivers of the Northern Pacific railroad have adopted a new schedule which carries a cut of 5 to 10 per cent in all employes' wages. The schedule was rejected by tho employes' repre sentatives in a conference with General Manager Kendrick at St. Paul, and the result was a determination by the rail road men to quit work if the exit was persisted in. The receivers had foreseen this, and on Dee. 10 had applied for and ob tained from Judge Jenkins, of the II. S. court, at Milwaukee, an order to put the schedule into effect and restrain ing the employes aud their unions from "combining and conspiring to quit with or without notice the service of the road with the object of crip pling or embarrassing its operation, und generally from interfering with the otlicers and agents of receivers or their employes in any manner by actual violence, intimidation, threats or other wise." When the receivers perceived that the employes would not accept the cut tin y had the injunctions served by F. S. marshals all along the line. This injunction is the first order 4 its kind ever issued in the United States and is regarded as most extraor diary. The grounds given for tho is suance of the injunction are set forth in a lengthy petition by the receivers. They say that two days after their ap pointment they found the road's fin ances to be in a deplorable condition ami ordered a reduction of 10 to -' percent on all salaries over SI. 'J, )(). The week following a reduction was ordered of ." per cent on all salaries of 50 to tr7." and 10 per cent on salaries of !??." to Sioo per month. These later cuts were to go into effect January 1. In enumerating those who are en joined from strikingor orderingstrikes the petition of the receivers mentions the names of .'!'.' men who were the conference committee with the re ceivers nnd asks that they be enjoined from ordering a strike, which the court grants. The petitioners say that the employes cannot cairy on a strike without the pecuniary assistance of the different national organizations to which they beioug. They therefore pray that their organizations through their chief oilicers, such as P. M. Ar thur. E. C. Clark, E. P. Sargent. D. G. Ramsey, S. F. Wilkinson und others be enjoined from ordering and sanction ing a strike. 4 The court grants thi also. To combat the injnnetional proceed ings against them the employes of the Northern Pacilic railroad contemplate taking titeir case into the court by til ing a motion before Judge Jenkins to have the old wage schedule continued in force. They are inclined to obey to the letter lh? order of the eouit en joining them from causing trouble to the road by striking, but they claim that they should be given un oppor tunity to present their si le of the easa to the court. They say it comes with bad grace for the receivers to order a cut in the wages of the raiload men nfter applying for a yearly salary of $1S, 000 each. "THINGS ARE LOOKING UP.' Severn l I'lttithurs Mill to Kesm-jp Work Ht Once Sitnmj the Scale. The advent of the new year is being accompanied by a dv'.dded boom in in dustrial circles about Pittsburg. Uy announcements made by the various mill owners on the south sid. nearly every mill will be in operation by the middle of next week. The resumption on the south side alone, it is estimated, will give employment to S.00-.) idle men. All the Carnegie plants are now or soon will bo in operat ion. The various wage scales are being rapidly accepted by- the men. Assurances have ben given the men that work will be rea sonably steady, us the company is tak iug all the orders it can secure with the intention of operating the mills ns continuously as possible. After un idleness of nearly ten months the Car rie furnace No. 1 at Keating Station will be put in blast next week. About 300 men will be given employment. Munhall's coal works, near Homestead, will resume after being closed down for nearly five months; over 200 men will be given work. At Johnstown: The Cambria Iron company has begun the erection of a steel rail mill, the estimated cost of which will reach $l,ono,ooo. There is a veritable boom in all the departments of the Oautier steel works there. It is reported that the works ure two months behind orders. It is at least certain that over l,0()i) men are work ing overtime, many making l." hours a day. 4,500 Ifl .Men on tho Menh: Ilange. Orders sent to the Mouutain Iron and Rathbun mines at Mountain Iron, on the Mesaba, in Minnesota, to close down for the winter, throws 3."0 men out of employmont. These mines are the property of the Lake Superior con solidated. On the Mesaba range only one mine is now at work, and out of a possible eraploj-ment for 5,000 men only 300 arc actually at work. Triple Kail road Futility. Three persons were instantly killed by a New York express train at Patuxent, on the Raltimoro fc Potomac railroud, eighteen miles from Haiti more. Thomas P. Vurly, his wife and their 10-year-old grandson, were cross ing the tracks in a carriage when the engine struck it nnd nil three were in stantly killed. The bodies were ter ribly mangled. Twelve well-known running horses were burned to death by the destruc tion by lire of V. Holler's stables at Clifton, N. J. Miss May KarrowclilTc, a prominent Jersey City, N. J., young lady, was fatally injured, criminally assaulted and robbed while on her way to visit a friend. Mrs. Sarah Kellj'. of Sedalia, Mo., put her two grandchildren, aged seven and three years, and then went to visit a neighbor. Tho house caught fire and the little ones wcro burned to death. ' $1,000,000 IN SMOKE. tifoto Theater nnd Other Jlonton titruct ii re llurired. The splendid Globo theater, of Ron ton, is iu ruins for the feeeoud time in its history. It was after 1 a. in. when the tire was discovered nnd a gen eral alarm called out the entire fire do partnient and soon thousandsof gallons of water were being poured into tho fire, but with no effect. Th )l;nes spread, the Harvard College trust building was taken in their grasn, the Globe cafe was destroyed, a number of residences were eaten up and for a time it seemed that a general con llagra tion wa.i imminent, but the firemen's brave work prevented this. The loss is about l.doo.oOi); mostly insured. The Globe theater was burned on Decoration Day HT.t. During this last disaster Hanlon's "Suuerba" was tho current attraction and all their splen did scenery and costumes were de stroyed entailing a loss of SMO.OOU. This is also the second time this company met with such a disaster, being burned out in the same way a& Cleveland, O., about two years ago. l:iil:iml firulM tlin CIIIktI. Inland. The H.den Aim-, which has arrived at San Francisco from the Gilbert is lauds, brings news that Great Kritain has determined to sola tho whole group, and this has probably been done before now. Sir John H. Thurston, Kritish high commissioner of the western Pacific and governor of Fiji, recently com pleted an inspection of tho Ginert is lands. Ho reported that ttie Kritish Hag should le hoisted on all of the is lands, us it was over a year ago on Kulaiitari, the most northern of the group. His report dwelt on the rich ness of the islands arid the prospect of developing English trade. When the Almy left Kutaritari on November 'Jd the steamer Archer, from Sydney, was expected in a few days with thi new commissioner to take charge of the islands. Five years ago American traders controlled the lucrative busi ness of the Gilberts, but now there are few remaining, and they will soon have to retire. IMPORTANT ITEMS CONDENSED Senator McMillan, of Michigan, in a private letter says the Wilson bill will ie radically changed or will be de feated in the senate. Paul Schwartz, proprietor of the American metallurgical work's, died of pneumonia at l'hoenixville. Pa. He was the only living holder of a chemical secret for making cheap high grade steel, and the secret dies with him. Chairman Holman, of the House Indian affairs committee, favors erect ing a separate state for lmlLus in the Oklahoma territory. He would give the Indians two senators and a con gressman, and let them work out their own destiny, lie says that the com mittee will soon report a bill for the better government of Oklahoma. Geo. Lewelling, of Kansas, has made the Populists of the state howl by is suing un order for the removal of Mrs. Mary E. Lease, the Populist female c rotor, from the .state board of chari ties, of which she was chairman, be cause she was opposed to the political methods of the other members of the board. Mrs. Lease will fight against her removal. T11K MAKKKTS. lo-tro t. r little 'Jood to choice... Hoc . iiet" j) ami i a tubs... Wheat--!. el pl o '2 U line spot -o 1 l orn .No - npot uts-- o',' wlillo .jot Hay No 1 Timothy I'otutoe litiiier l alrv per a (. reamer v Vxx Uo J . 1 v I ou:uy--l owls i tii(eii- 1-uck ... Turt.uv 4 0 to- 3 .V) .i J J .. Z 1 V) .. 4 itt til .. ooi .').! i.. liJ ;" .. ;n 11 .. ll o .V .. till l'j .. i 1.) .. Zi O'i.. 7 "',.. N 7 .. M h .. y Chicago. Cattle Steer." $ 4 sO U 5 3 W 1 oaiiiioa 'A .. 4 M Mietp l.voil t .. :i ! 1. tt.ni- ;i to .. 4 a lloi:--Mix.'d 4 7 .. 5 4 Wheat No 2 rod 'i.. tWH OoraNos :i4.. :j4'i Out ill e Cork per bbl VI 7.i .. 12 sa Lard per ct S .. 8 ii New York. Cattle-Nat Ives 4 73 to 15 1 Uoijs j 5 40 .. 5 k MievD 0.00U tocliuico.. . 2 .V) .. i IK) l.ambs 4 iHJ .. 5 0 Wheat No i red ii''4.. M Corn No2 whlto 4J'.. 41 Oats M-'i.. WKKKL.Y ItKVIKW OK TK.U1K. Xrw Vouk. January 1. 1L O. Pun & Co.' weekly review of trado: Startlnir with tbe hirset trade evwr known, mills crowded wttli work und all business stimulated by I1I2I1 )iomm, tho year isi'.t lias proven lu sud den shrinkage of trade. In commercial dlt tisturs Hini Depression of Industries, the worst for .VI years. The ypar closes with prices of many products the lowest ever known, with millions of workers seeking In vain for work, and w ith charity lahoi In to keep huek su'tering and marvution in all our cities. All hope the new year may hrirn: brighter days, hut th uend ear loupes only a dismal record The review of liferent departments of trade exhibits a collapse of ludusiry and business which Is almost without precedent. Not only manu factured ids us a whole, but the most Im portant farm products are no low that farmers nnd little comfort. tlicial and other reports deluded trailers w ith tno no tion t hit crops of last year were m short that famine prices could uu realized on pur chases. Knormous stocks wore foouzht and held, with the aid of tanks, until heavy re ceipts In the sprln caused a collapse of wheat, pork and cotton pools. llsa.-.trou failures helped to produce alarm, which Hoon made money impossible to pet; but even tit the worst hour of the panle price were scarcely lower than they are no. v. Thus unreasonable (peculations, by pre venting the Hale of surplus products, have proved a irieat. In lurv t farmers at a llrno when their enforced curtailment of pur-rha-.es is disastrous to all other industries. ( li ar evidence of the shrinkage In diitcrnnt branches of business U afforded by answers received to nevernl thousand c irculars re-lio-.tlnr titf urcH of nah durinl the last half of s.m and is ii It is curious that the only trade nlio-OnR any Increase as yet Is In Krocerles. the aggregate sales belnjt 1 per cent larzer than in the last half of 1- '2- in :i years covered by the records of this eney the number of failures has onlv rliion a little above l,."n) In a year. In liJJ the number reported has been )M0. F. J. Dawes, a wealthy Chicago brewer, was In New Orleans with his wife when they received word that their child was dying, lie chartered a special train at a cost of $1,000 and the run of 1,000 miles to Chicago was made in 2' houvs. at the rate of one mile a minute for the entire distance. A band of tramps, well armed, waa terrorizing the community about Hart ford City, Ind. Tho citizens organized un armed part and gave the tramps, battle. Several were wounded on both, sides from the SMI to '2 volleys ex changed, but the tramps were de feated nnd six captured and will ba made examples of fot others.