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dmk VOL XXVI. NO.'IO .-i ri WICHITA, KAKSAS, FPJDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 27. 1896. 3m mm HJ ( ,fv r ' THIRTY TO NOTHING inssouEiAirs oaft play toot- BALL SOME. KICKING FOR GOALS HESTEE'S mTDEESTANDHTG AL WAYS LANDS THE PIGSKEJ. ONE ON EITHER SIDE INJURED TWO GEEAT GAMES ABE PLAYED Iff CHICAGO. CollBenm Game Gires Indoors Football Grand Send-Off Pennsylvania Defeats Cornell Kansas City. Mo., Nov. 26. The Mis souri Tigers were literally overwhelmed by the Jayha-Akers in the football con test at Exposition park this afternoon, the score at the finish being 30 to 0 In "avor of Kansas. The field -was sodden and slippery and at times the players were ankle-deep in mud. Probably 5,000 people witnessed the contest. Excursion trains from near-by points in Kansas and Missouri brought in hundreds who were spectators at the game. Twenty-five men from the University of Minnesota, Including- the footbal team from that in stitution, which -will play the Kansas University eleven here on Saturday, were conspicuous in the grand stand. At 2:30 o'clock Baine, the Sioux Indian who is one of the stars of the' Kansas team, kicked off to the 45-yard line and it was Eoon apparent that on the slippery "field! the lighter Missourians would be no match for the brawn and muscle of Kan sas. After seven minutes of play Hes ter scored a touchdown and kicked a goal. Hester scored a second touch down after a plunge through left tackle nnd a brililant run over 45 yards and kicked a goal. The first half ended with the score: Kansas, 12; Missouri, 0. In the second half the Missourians put up a stubborn defense but they could not withstand the Kansas rush and after a desperate struggle Baine tore around Missouri's right end, -made a 35-yard run for a touchdown and Hester kicked his third goal. After tnis, in rapid succes sion, two touchdowns, and goals were kicked, making the final score 30 to 0 in favor of Kansas. THE LINE-UP. KANSAS. POSITION MISSOURI. Whitney right end Blanton (Crooks) (McAllister.) Foster..! right tackle Conley (Corrigan) Morse right guard Whitney Walker center J. Hill V Fitzpa trick left guard XV. Hill rv , Hamill left tackle....... Brandon Sanderson left end... .7. Sinnett i , Kennedy quarterback Evans Baine right half back..Swearingen (Jcnes.) Voights left halfback Sh vhan, (Morton.) Hebter full back Tucker fPorrv Referee Mudd, of St. Louis. Umpire Fren Co.mell of Lincoln, Neb. Whitney, right end for Kansas and Tucker, full back for Missouri, were taken from the field in a police ambu lance. Whitney was hurt in the stom ach, possible rupture, and Tucker was suffering from an injury to the head. The others of Missouri's injured were not se riously hurt. V.HITJEWASHKD EACH OTHER Neither Iowa or Nebraska Is Able to Score Once. Omaha, Neb., Nov. 26. The Iowa and Nebraska university elevens played a tie this afternoon In a blizsard. The field was muddy at the start and snow was falling. Before the first half ended the field was a glare of ice. Iowa had been looked on as a certain winner but the defense of Nebraska proved too strong for the Burly Hawk eyes. Nebraska was weak on offensive play. During the first half the ball was in Ne braska's territory all the time and thrice was within a yard of the goal line. Nebraska held like a stone wall here and the half ended with the ball within a foot of the line, in Iowa's hands. The second half was more open, both teams punting frequently. Iowa al most forced a safety in the second half. The defense of Nebraska was the feat ure. The game closed Iowa 0; Ne braska 0. Thorpe's puntinjr against the strong wind was the individual feature of the game, although the tackling of Wiggins and Turner and the runs of Myers and Holbrook were the subject of much fav orable comment. Jones, left end for Ne braska, was hurt about the middle of the first half and Benedict took his place. The linesman lost track of the time and the first half was played forty two minutes, instead of thirty-five. For twenty minutes of this time the ball was within fifteen yards of Nebraska's goal, changing hands no less than four timos on downs. During the entire extra seven minutes. Nebraska held Iowa back with in two yards of her goal, a mistake al lowing the Hawkeyes five downs. This mistake was sharply discussed, but the squabble was soon adjusted. IXDOOICS FOOTBALL A SUCCESS oore MancU: Chicigo University, 7; Michl - gan University, c. Chicago, Nov. 26. In the big building In which five months ago W. J. Bryan was nominated for the presidency, 15,000 cheering football enthusiasts saw the eleven of the University of Chicago de feat the strong eleven from the Univer sity o" Michigan, in one of the most des perately contested games ever played In ( hicago. The result was a surprise to ovij-bodv. for, although the Chicago citven professed the utmost confidence of ulnning, this feeling was not shared by their supporters, who. at best, look ed for thm t, hold their oponents down to a small score. To Herscbergcr, Chi cago's full t.dck, belongs the honor of winning the game. His punting'was one of the features, and his goal from the field, kicked fiom the forty-yard line, "went cleaizly between the goal posts. He easily outclassed Hogg, the Ann Ar laor rfull-back. and time and again his ioas'fcicks &aved his team. Chicago OCHld do but little with Michigan's line, meet of her gaino being on end plays, i which she displayed splendid inter fereace, or by kicking of Herschberger. "Hawaii and rirth, the Chicago ends, both distinguished themselves by soma very pretty t ickles. On the Michigan sMe, lIngree. in- the first half, was tha , "whole thing, the plucky little fellow seldom failing to make the required dis tance. Up wa., however, forced to re- Ike In the second half, his place being J takan by Herbert, who was equally ef fective. Michigan made frequent use of the famous Princeton tackle and guard back plays, which were very effective. But few tiicks. however, were resorted to by cither side, both relying on straight hard football. One thing at least was settled by the game, and that is, that in-door football is, l'leiaMy and figuratively speaking, a howling success. The men had no trou bl in catching punts, and football was played on Its merits, without the hand icaps of a wet field or a strong wind. Toward the end of the second half it got very dark, and the spectators were treated to a novelty in the shape of foot ball by eleetri; light The elements seem ed all in favoi of the game. The fre quent squalls of rain made out-door foot ball almost a swimming match, and the strong south wind rendered punting, one of the points which every one under stands and appreciates, out of the ques tion, for the side which was fortunate enough to be playing against the wind. The sheltering walls of the big Coliseum obviate 3 all this and the game was play ed on a field that was ideal In its foot ing. The scene was a brilliant one, on all sides of the f eld were the waving col ors of the rival colleges, with here and there a sprinkling of the cardinal of Wisconsin and the blue of Yale, the red-and-white of Cornell and the yellow-and-black of Champaign. In the boxes along the side lines were many groups of gaily dressed women with their es corts. The "box parties," in fact, were not the least interesting feature of tho game, replacing as they did to a certain extent the. coaching parties which, of course, were impossible. The noise was simply terrific. Every mother's son and daughter seemed to be possessed of a tin horn and a determination to Diow its mouthpiece through the bell. Class and college yells and songs of all kinds were started up, without provocation, and at times the play had to be stopped on ac count of the inability of the players to hear the signals. The result decidedly complicates the situation as regards the western champi onship. Every team, with the exception of Wisconsin, has now suffered at least one defeat, and their tie with Northwest ern today gives them but little ground for .claiming the championship. Follow ing is the line-up: Chicago. Position. Michigan. Firth left end Farnahan Mortimer left tackle Villa Webb left guard Carr Cavanaugh center .. .Wombacher Tooker right guard Bennett Roby t right tackle ..Henninger Hamill right end ....Greenlief Clarke quarterback Ferbert Herschberger ..left half back ...Plngree Coy right half back Caley Gardner full back Hogg Hirschberger kicked off at 1:35 for Chi cago to Michigan's five-yard line. Cair gained it three yards, and there Michi gan was given ten yards for offside play ing. Michigan then began a persistent attack on Chicago's tackles, but the Ma roons' lines held surprisingly well and secured the coveted leather on Michi gan's CC-yard line. After two tries at the Michigan line, Herschbereg tried for goal from the field, but failed by about a foot and the ball was punted out to the 23-yard line. Hirschberger advanced tne leather ten yards but the Maroons could not advance the necessary dis tance ox. the next three plays and Michi gan secured it on downs on their 25 yard line. Michigan then began an at tacK on the Maroon line, but were unable to penetrate it, and Hogg was forced to punt to the 30-yard lfne. Chicago lost the ball immediately on a fumble, but got it back a moment later, for holding in the lme. The ball changed hands sev eral times in the next few minutes, but always in Michigan territory. On a blocked kick Michigan was forced to make a safety touchdown, scoring two for the Maroons, amidst terrific cheer ing. The ball was then brought out to the 25-yard line, and punted. A moment after, Hirschberger made a beautiful goal from the forty-yard line, making the score 7 to 0 rin the Maroons' favor. Michigan then p'layed: desperate foot ball and twice brought the ball down to Chicago's ten-yard line, but each time Chicago rallied grandly and secured the ball on downs. Pingree made one beau tiful run around the Maroons' left for twenty yards, but it was of no avail, and time was called with the ball in pos-s-ess'en of Michigan on Chicago's 351yard line, with the score 7 to 0 in favor of Chicago. There were changes in each eleven when they appeared on the field for the second half. For Michigan, Little Pin gree, who was suffering from a bad ankle, was replaced by Ferbert, Drum heller going in at quarterback. G. Clark took Coy's place at right half back for Chicago, "Ikey" going in as quarter back. Before play could be resumed it had grown so dark that it was impossible to distinguish the players and a long wrangiejaegan, both teams claiming that it was too dark to play. Thousands of matches were lighted by the audience, making a fine effect. The bands struck up. "Tell Them That You Saw Me," which the crowd took up on Michigan's ten-yard line. At 3:45 the electric lights were turned on in the building, the effect being very brilliant and acceptable to the audience, as well as the players Hogg kicked to the goal line. Hirsch berger bringing the leather back 15 yards. Just as he was tackled, he kick ed to the Michigan forty-yard line. The ball went to Chicago on a quarterback kick, but they soon lost it for holding in the line. Hogg punted 15 yards and a moment later Hirschberger returned the compliment to Michigan's 25-yard line. Ferbert of Michigan, kicked goal. Score, 7 to 6 in favor of Chicago. SIX TO HALF A DOZEN That Is the Way Iortjweitcrn aul Wiscon sin Leave Matters. Chicago, Nov. 26. The game between the Northwestern university and the University of Wisconsin resulted in a tie 6 to 6. Wisconsin won the toss and took the south goal, with the wind blowing such a gale from the south that the bail scarcely could be kept in position long enough to kick it. The ball, when Potter kicked it off. was down on the Wisconsin 25-yard line. Then there was a return kick by Wis consin that carried the ball to North Western's 15-yard line, to which it kept in close proximity nearly through the first half. It was mass against mass, with a few quick passes and the ball traveled back and forth, getting closest to Northwestern's goal, when Karel made a short dash with it and was downed by Potter. Northwestern had the advantage of the wind in the second half but made little more use of it than Wisconsin had in the first. The ball moved steadily Into Wis consin's territory from the first. There was scarcely a salt or a backward move ment till it had reached the Badger's fifteen-yard line. There was a slight loss which Van Dooser covered by car rying the ball close to Wisconsin's five vard line before he was down. There was a halt whde an ugly cut over the eye of Wisconsin's captain, the only serious mishap of the game, was Datched ud. Then the ball was carried by Sloan over the Wisconsin goal line i Continued on Second Page.) TURKEY. IN EUROPE AMEEICAHS AEB0AD OBSERVE THASKSG1VIKG DAY, American fcoclety la London Numbers Among Us Guests Many Prominent Briton, Who Join In Congratulations Upon the Cbum-LlUe Relations of John and Jonathan, all Agreeing That Bayard IsaNo-Eud Good Fellow Bayard's Feet Under the Queen's Table-The Day In Other Capital. London, Eng., Nov. 26. The second Thanksgiving dinner of the" American society took p'ac? this evening the Grand Kail of the Hotel Cecil. Mr. a. Wdleon-.e, chairman of the society, pre sided, in the absence of the United States ambassador, who, with Mrs. Bayard, was "commanded" to dine with the queen atNfV'indfcor castle. The dinner was on a more elaborate scale than any of the previous gatherings of the society and about 300 ladies and gentlemen were present. The hall was splendidly decorated. A" special frature of the ornamentation, la, addition to the stars a.Ti stripes, which were everywhere displayed, was a quan tity of American corn especially brought over for this purpose. Many American dishes were on tee menu and some im mense pumpkin had a share in provid ing the good tilings for the table. Behind the chair occupied by Mr. Well come was a representation of the statue or Liberty, and a large American eagle. and near the chairman, on a velvet pede stal, was an enormous pumpkin, sent as a piesent to Mr. Bayard, whose absence was much regretted. In the middle of the dinner there was a emprise fot the guests, when each one received a leather-bound souvenir book, containing the portraits of Mr. Bayard and all the American presidents, includ ing President-elect McKiniey. Mr. Bayard's letter of apology for not , beirg able to attend and wishing "God. speed to the lands we all love" was fol lowed by a telegram from the United States ambassador, from Windsor castle, in which he said: "Your chaimmg souvenir of the day ; we celebrate, has just been received, and the copy for Her Majesty will be pre sented before your dinner is over. AIL who love the United States and Great Britain will join in mutual congratula tions over the peaceful relations of the English-speaking people's of the world." Mr. Bayard's sentiment was greeted with loud cheers, and Mr. Wellcome, the chairman of the society, in alluding to Mr. Bayard's regretted absence, said that it was a good omen that the United States ambassador was the guest of the queen at a Thanksgiving dinner. The. toast to the queen was honored with un usual energy and with cries of "tiger." Sir Frank Lockwood in proposing "The President of the United States," referred to his recent visit to the United State. He bore a message, he said, from Baron Russell of Killowen (the lord chief jus tice), that he would fain be with them. but the death of a relative prevented him. The toast to the president was drunk: with enthusiasm, to the tune of "The Star Spangled Banner." All of the speakers of the evening eulo gized Ambassador Bayard, and regrett ed the queen's Invitation to Windsor as a great compliment. Sir Richard Webster, the attorney gen eral, responded to a toast to "The Com munity of the English-speaking People's Who Are Now Oonly Emulating Each Other in the Peaceful Paths of Science. Art and Literature." Among those present were Lieutenant Commander W. S. Cowles, the United States naval attache; Mr. Carter. Mr. Bayard's secretary; General Collins, the United States consul general; Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Stanley, Sir Richard Webster, Sir Frank Lockwood, Mr. Trancis W. Jacobs and Mr. Mounteney Jephon. Sir Henry Irving and Lord Rosebery were invited but sent regrets. Lord Rosebery, writing from Dal meny, said: "I can truly say that it would have given me the greatest pleasure to be present and to show my deep respect for your country and its ambassador, but I am detained here by a public gathering over which I am to preside. Yours re spectfully, "ROSEBERY." GRATITUDE IN BERLIN. Berlin, Nov. 26. At the Thanksgiving banquet tonight of the American colony. Ambassador Uhl and William S. Correll, consul general for the United States at Dresden, were the priicipal speakers. Four hundred people were present, Inclu ding Charles B Kay. the United States consul general here; George Keenan, con sul general at Bremen; James C. Mon aghan. consul at Chemnitz; William J. Black, consul at Nuremberg; Thoma3 E. Moore, consul at Weimar; Frederick Okke, consul at Breslau; William C. Drehr. consular agent at Gueben: Ed ward T. Crane, consul at Hanover; Pe ter V. Deuster, consul at Crefeldt; Julius Muth, consul at Madgeburg; the Rev. Dr. Dickie, pastor of the American church in this? city, and the Rev. Dr. Clark, president of the United States "Christian Endeavor society, who has just arrived here from Turkey. Tne banquet was preceded by a recep tion at the Kaiserhoff, at which Mrs. Uhl presided The German-American society also gave a banquet in honor of Thanksgiv ing day. Mr. Uhl made a capital speech on na tional issues and proposed cheers for the emperor? President Cleveland and President-elect McKiniey. Mr. Carroll spoke to the- toast, "The Day We Cele brate." "OLD GLORY" IN ROME, Rome, Italy, Nov. 25. The stars and stripes floated today over the United Stares embassy consulate, the American college and the residences of the Ameri cans here. Religious services were cele oratedin toe National church by the Rev Dr. Nevin. and were attended by nearly all the ieaders of the American colony. The United States ambassador. Mr. Wayne McVeagh, was unable on ac count of 111 health to be present. OBSERVED IN PARIS. Paris. France. Nov. 25. The Thanks giving celebrations here were confined to a meeting of the University Dinner club tonight, at which United States Ambas sadot Eastis presided. Professor Sloaae of Princeton, M. Bartholde. the sculptor: Mr. Ernest Lavesse, the French acade mician, and others spoke. THANKSGIVING IN WASHINGTON Hotr President aid l&b net and Their Famine Spirit the Oay. Washing ton,X. C, Nov. 6. The presi dent and 3Irs. Cleveland attended Thanksgiving services today at the First Pxvsbyterian church. The day was brfght and balmy nd Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland drove in the barouche with open slde waidows. Later the presidential fami ly ate their Thanksgiving dinner at the White House. Tne day was spent quiet ly, in accordance with tfj view? suggest- 1 ed in the president's proclamation. 1 The members of the families of the cabinet spent the day at their homes, with the exception of Secretary and Misa Morton, who dined with Secretary of State and Sirs. OIney. CUPID AT MUSKOGEE He Lars Aside His Archery Oatfit for the Geologist's ntnntr. Washington, Nov. 26. The approach ing- marriage of Van H. Manning qtthe. United States Geogrophical survey to a beautiful Indian girl. Miss Elizabeth Crabtree, bellee of the Creek Nation, is an event that will profundly stir the so cial circles of this city, where Mr.,Man ning is well known, his father being the late Representative Manning of Missis sippi, a member of congress for rnany years, and his mother and sisters resid ing in Georgetown. He is a popular young man, and a widower. He has been in charge of the survey party at South MacAlister in the Territory dur ing the absence of Mr. Fitch, topographer-in-chief, and will be stationed there a year and a half longer. Miss Crabtree is the daughter of W. F. Crabtree, a. wealthy stockman and ranch owner of Muskogee, L T., through whom her claim to "head money" and other perquisites of citizenship come. Mr. Crab tree is one of the prominent men of, the Creek tribe. Her mother Is a .member of the Carter family of Virginia. She Is 1? years old and is extremely fairj with dark eyes and "bronze brown hair, and was educated in one of the colleges in the Territory. She is musical assfl dan ces superbly. The members of e'Geo- logical survey, in locating at jMMejferf were hospitably entertained sSSjcSibe Creeks. There is a little romance back of the wedding. A young member of the sur veying party, a Washingtonian, formed a fancy for the dark eyes, the3Unset tinted hair and the lissome form of Miss Crabtree. He Introduced young Man ning to this ideal creature. And Man ning played havoc with the young- Wash ingtonian's prospects, for in a few weeks the announcement was made that the comely daughter of the aborigines was to become the bride of the young scientist. Mr. Manning will spend his honey moon in and around this city. STORM AT STILL WATE Xoung Cyclone Does Immense Damage to Farm "Property. Sillwater, O. T., Nov. 26. This vicin ity was visited last night at a few min utes before 12 o'clock by a terrific wind and rain storm, assuming the proportion of a cyclone, and doing a great amount of damage to property, blowing. down a dczen farm houses and other buildings, orchards, fences, and other property. A Mr. Danner, living a few miles north west of town, had his house blown down and scattered for a mile around. One of his chiidren was caught in the wreck and blown a half mile from home, escap ing without injury A Mr. Helm's house j and barn were entirely destroyed. Tha j storm seemed to divide, and passed on cither side of town, where it was more violent and destructive. At this time no loss of life has been heard of. CHANGES TO A BLIZZARD Minnesota and the Dakota Are Bnrled Deep in Snow. St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 26. Specials to the Fincneer Press from various points in northwestern Minnesota ami' the Da kotas report the worst blizzard for many years. At Jamestown. N. D., it has been snowing for the past sScty hours and a blizzard "tizs now developed that makes it extremely dangerous for any one to venture out on the prairies. In West Superior, Wis., the blizzard turn ed into a sleet storm and all traffic in the city is suspended. Street cars are no: running At Chamberlin, S. D.," re ports say that the storm is of a decided ly bllzzardy character, and it is feared there will be considerable loss of stock on the ranges The wind is very high. The thermometer stands at about zero. FIKE IN A WESTERN TOWN j Leavenworth, TVash., Suffers tha Loss of Business Houses. Seattle, Wash., Nov. 26. Nearly the entire business portion of the town of Leavenworth, the headquarters of the Cascade division of the Great Northern railroad, was burned today. Every house opposite the depot, with the exception of one small building, was lost The fire originated in the office of the Jorks ho tel. The lodgers had a narrow escape from cremation. A cook in the hotel named Silverstone, and a brakeman named Thomas Mertzdorf, were severely burned about the head and face. Leav enworth is located on the eastern slope of the Cascade moflntains and Is a thri ving town of about 1,000 people, inhab ited by railroad men and miners. NEBKASKA AND TEXAS Official Itetnrn ou 1 heir Vote for Presi dential Elector. Austin. Tex.. Nov. 26. The vote of Texas, for presidential candidates, was a3 follows, according to official count completed today: Bryan and Sewali, 2SS.323; McKiniey and Hobart, 162,506; Bryan and Watson, 73,366; Levering and Jonnson, 5,030. Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 26. The state board of canvassers has completed the canvass of the vote on presidential elec tors in Nebraska. The figures are: Brv an, 115.625; McKiniey, 102,565; Palmer, 2, 797; Bentley, 73S; Levering. 1.136; Machett 172; Bryan's plurality, 13,060. RUKAL FREE DELIVERY It is a Very Fine Thins: But Costs a Pile of Money. Washington, Nov. 26. Reports show ing the results of the rural free delivery experiments by the government are reaching the postoffice department from the localities where the sen-ice was on trial They are said to show general sat isfaction and good results of the work as a whole. The reports will be embodied In a special report on the scheme, and its feasibility to be forwarded by the postmaster general to congress early in the session. What recommendations he will make is not known, but the Im mense cost involved in the general adop tion of rural free delivery- will be point ed out. DCSIXESS 3IEX TESTIFV Accordlnr to Them the .Soldier' Dome is , All That Conlcl be Desired. Leavenworth. Kan.. Xov. 26. In the Soldiers Home investigation today, the defense placed nineteen leading busi ness men on the stand. They all testi fied as to the apparent good management of the Home, the marked decrease of drunkenness among the old soldiers since the establishment of the Home Xeeley cure and to the sobriety of Governor Smith. rJESNSTLVA riA MOl"KXTS Governor I!atincs aad Party Maklcr a Tunr of Inspection. Chattanooga, Tenn., "Nov. 25. Govcr- nor Hastings of Pennsylvania and par- ty arrived In tne city last night. They are on a tour of inspection of the mon uments erected to Pennsylvania troops tnat fought at Chlckamauga and Look out Mountain. They vrere driven over J the city and "battlefields today. While fere the park commission of Pennsyira ma will dc:de uyozx the location of a I look. She has zU the cawing cf an in number of j exr monuments, to be erected j sane person. This is shown "iff the fact at. once. The party will remain in tha city tomorrow, and return home by way of Pittsburg tomorrow nigh. LAM0NT IS MODEST HE 18 HOT A0HIKG P0S AI 0BEASE IN THE ABMY. IS- He tWcmld, Theagh, Like to Have Jast m Few Mere Artillerists to Handle the New Batteries That Are Being Erected to Kepel the Iarader That's Coming i .Some Day, ad Goes oa to Tell What a Nice Warm Reception Wilt be Waiting Him Upoa His Arrlral Old Geroalmo and His Apaches. Washington, Nov. 26. In his annual report, which was made public today. Secretary Lamont renews his previous recommendation that the infantry be re organized on the general idea of three light and mobile battalions of four com panies each to the regiment, instead of the cumbersome ten companies forma tion adopted a century ago, and aban doned by other nations 6ihce the devel opment of modern magazine rirles, snd he quotes Generals Sherman,"" Sheridan and Lieutenant General Sehofield in sup port of "the necessity of the reorganiza tion of the infantry. The completion already of some coast defense and the approaching comple tion of other modern batter' render necessary a larger force of artillerists, but no other increase of the army is asked for. The plan of seacoast Cefense involves a hundred distinct batteries in over twenty harbors. Investigation this year has"snown seri ous deficiencies in the arms -md equip ment of the state militia. When tne states furnish the armories and defray all expenses incidental to keeping their forces in training. Secretary Lament suggests that the United States should provide them with the Implements which they will need in active service arms and field equipment as the supply on hand Is totally Inadequate for serious and prolonged field operators. The secretary recommends that the Springfield rifle, calibre 45, bs issued to state troops; that the 3tates be allowt-d to return to the war department obsolete arms and equipments to be sold and the proceeds credited to the states, and that the states be allowei to fTurchase frm the department supplies at regulation prices. The report shows that, whereas, on the first of July, 1S93, of our modern defenses but one high-power gun was mounted, by the first of July next we will have in position seventy hlgh-puwor breech loading guns, and ninety-five breech loading mortars of modern design, anil by the following July, on completion of work already under way or provided for 128 guns and 153 mortars. A battery of two or three of these guns takes the place of the former pretentious fort and Is vastly more effective. The number of gun cirrisgs con pleted and building, all of which will be finished within the next fiv-al year, is twenty 12-inch, sixty-nine 10-mch. eigh teen 8-inch rapid-fire suns, tnd 153 for mortars. By July, 1S37. 'here -should Ke ready seventy gun carriages and J 23 mortar carriages. The total number of guns completed to date since the first appropriation Is sixty-one S-Inch, fifty-six10-Incn, twenty-one 12-inch and eighty mortars. With the money already provided there will be completed by June 20. lfi.r-7, S2V-enty-two S-inch guns, eighty-seven 10 inch guns, forty-seven 12-Inch guns and eighty-eight 12-inch mortas. The estimates of the department fcr the next fiscal year, aggregates $10,4S2, 263. The armament of troops wl'h the new magazine arms was completed in Me.y and the armory is turning out J2" rifles or carbines each day, under the appro priation made last year. All the am munition for small arms now trade is supplied with smokeless powder of American manufacture and of satisfac tory quality. The secretary' says the Mississippi riv er commission has decided to discon tinue the plan to improve the rlvor by bank protection and to adopt the plan of dredging channels In shoal places and maintaining, with state and local to op eration, an effective levee system. With this change of policy the mlnortty be lieve the function of the commission Is ended, and the work should be turned over to the secretary of wir. The 310 Apache prisoners of Geron Imo's band have, the secretary says, led a quiet pastoral life at Fort Sill, and have reached a self-supporting condition. He recommends that in time, title to the 36,000 acres they occupy- be acquired by the government and that they th-n be placed under control of the Indian bu reau. The report shows total expenditures for the war department for 1S56, aggie gating 551,803,233. Hon'onBiTr with t-eo Alexander of Servla Has Andlence of Bis TJolinefS. Rome. Xov. 26. The king of Servla, who Is the guest of King Humbert at the Qulrinal, paid a state visit to the Vatican today. He was escorted by a detachment of carbineers and the route to the door of the Vatican was lined with troops, the bands playing the Servian and Itlaian anthems. King Alexander wa3 received by pontifical officials and was escorted to the pope's ante-chamber, where he was received by the master of the chamber, the majordomo, (leading dignitaries and the officers of the guard or honor. His majesty was then con ducted to the pope's apartment", whre he had a private audience of his hilin'-ss lasting three-quarters of an hour. The king afterwards returned with the same ceremony to the Quirinal, where Car dinal Rampolla. the papal secretary of state, returned the king of Servia's visit on behalf of the pope. King Alexander was quietly- greeted by the cardinal. TWLDE A"D MHS. MATBBICK Present Condition of Tito Famous Prisoner lo KnjUnJ. London. Xov. 26. From a high official connected with her majesty's prison at Wormwood Scrubbs, The Associated, Press is furnished with the following ac-, count of the prisoners Mrs- Maybrick and Oscar Wilde: "By any one who knew Mrs. Maybrick as I did before her incarceration, she would not nowbe recognlzM. She is a complete mental and physical wreck. I wUh to say right here that this condi tion 13 not due to prison treatment, but is the direct result of confinement and mental worry- While she is not insane, t.er condition borders closely upon iL She has not been at Wormwood Scrubbs fcr many menths. bat Is now in the smaller prison at Aylesbury, in Biick-ingbamsnlre- "It is found that prisoners in her men tal state require as much chasge a is consistent with prison regulation'?, and for this reason she ha been an inmate : jof many penal institutions. Wh$ at j Wormwood Scrubbs she was In the hos pital for nine months in the ye-tr. and her health has demanded like treatment at Aylesbury. She has grown thin and ;-ter cheek bones protrude in a manner most unpleirant to ste. Hr comnrExJoa is gcastiy and her eyes have a haunted taat sh has twice enceavorea to om ml: suicide, occe nearly successfully, de- i spite the strict and swrchisg watch to I BULLETIN: Of " 5lp 2Btctjita Imto X&tgle. Wichita, IridaT, ifoTember 27, 1S98. Weather for Wichita today: Fair; continued cold; Berth -winds Shb-RI. 6:58: sets. 4:Sa. aioeR Wastes; rises, 11:41. INDEXOFTODAY'SIMPORTAST HEWS Pare. 1. Jarbawkers Annihilate the Titers Thanksgiving in Fore'cn Capitals Secretary Lament's Annaal Report Latest Story of Weyler' Caxapalga . Two Mtssoarl Convicts Pardoned LeadvHIe Miners State Their Case 3. Lady Scott and Earl KaiseU 5. Dinner Served the Newsboys WllUe Ayres Is Side Tracked Greer and the Frisco Bond Deal 6. McKiniey and the htate Portroll Description of Weyler's Trocha Librarian Spofford Kxoaerated which she is constantly subjected. One of these attempts was evidently made in an endeavor to convince the doctors that she was suffering from Internal hemor rhage, and she went too far. She sub sequently made the same attempt and nearly succeeded. The other attempt vas by means of strangulation. Since these attempts the watch to which she has been subjected precludes another such repetition. "In talking with her she once said to me: I deserve all I have got.' This was significant, but her mental condition at the time was such that I did not attach much importance to her remark-3. 1 low ever that may be. she was not, in my opinion, ever proven guilty. I am firmly of the belief that she will not survive another year of prison life. She has now been in confinement since July 1SS9. Or dinary imprisonment for life means twenty years, there being but few in stances where prisoners have been ccn fined on a life sentence after that period, unless some new and pointed facta in re lation to their guilt have come to light in the interim. I also think that the efforts to secure her release that hav come from America and elsewhere and which have been in the nature of coerc ing the home office have operated against her, and I also believe that she will be set at liberty within a year." The official was also asked regarding Oscar Wilde. He said: "Wilde was also removed from the Wormwood Scrubbs a short time ago. He Is now at Reading. His health Is also wretched and he seems aged and broken. He has spent much time In the hospital, and. like Mrs. Maybrlck, has been fre quently transferred. While at Worm wood Scrubbs he was a model prisoner so far as complying with the regulations was concerned, but his work was done Jn a perfunctory manner. I must decline to say at what labor he was employed. Like Mrs. Maybrick, I do not think he will survive "another year of prison life, but fortunately for him his sentence ex pires the last of March. Persomlly. I do not believe that any petitions for his release will be granted.' ' HINDOO SXM'ATIOXISTS In America Tbey Sei-k to Learn the Ameri can Way. Pittsburg, Pa., Nov. 26. Two distin guished members of the Salvation Army forces of India reached Pittsburg yes terday, and will remain in the city until next Saturday. They are Major Deva Sundrum ond Ensign Gunseckera. Reaching New York about the first of November, they have visited Philadel phia, and from Pittsburg will go to Buffalo, nnd then to Boston and back to New York. In speaking of the work of the Salva tion Army In India, the major raid: "There are about 1,500 members of the army in my country, besides 700 officers. The -work began fourteen years ago. and ha1 gradually grown to Its pres ent volume. We met with severe opposi tion at first, but persisted, until now we are scarcely ever molested. I am here to learn more about the manner of conducting the work in America, with a view to using any new Ideas in army work that we can work In our environ ments." GOOD TIMES AT BLENHEIM Doit Royalty and Nobility ImproTes .Each Shining Hour. Woodstock. Eng., Nov. 25. There wai good srort with rabbit e hooting at Mon mouth Paik, Blenheim, today. Instead J of taking lunch with the shooters, the Princess of Wales, with her daughter, Princss Victoria, the Duche of Marl borough, and other 'indies oT"the party drove to Oxford and took lunch at Christ church wifh Dean Paget. They after ward dined at Blenheim. Thousands of persons visited Wood stock tonight to witness the torchlight procession nnd the fireworks In honor of the visit of the royalty party. The weather was fine, but cold. The Plnce and Princess o fWales, Prin cess Victoria, of Wales and Prince Charles of Denmark planted trees at Blenheim thh morning in memory of th5r visit to the Duke and Ducheas of Marlborough. Mr. Artht-r Balfour, first lord of the treasury, and Mr. and Mrs. George N. Curzon. (the latter formerly Miss Mary Leiter of Washington), accompanied the Princess of Wales and party oa their visit to Oxford today. Didn't- Usyard Iel Enr!oa7 London. Nov. 25. The queen at Wind sor castle tonight knlchted Mr. Edward J. Poynter, the recently appointed nres ld"nt of the Royal Academy, in succes sion to the late Sir John MiHaix. 'ot3forh of as American, Tiio. London. Nov. 25. A special dispatch from Paris says a dael with pistols v--a fought near :lut city on Sunday iaut be tween the Mtirqui de Montmentr. arvt J. A. Hutch.nson. an American resident. Six shots are said to have bn exrhang- d at tuenty-flve pacta, with no remit. InaadatUm at Atheoc Athens. Nov. 2. Terrible storma and floods have occurred here and the- low lying quarters have bei-a inardtr&, tvr erai p-rsons being drowned. The gas works a: Piraeus are fioodd and the city is in darkneaa. Nine bodi? nave been recovered from the Kivr XliUax rioneer Thorn ii. Yjat I 'lev. Lawrence, K.n. Nov. 20. Tbomaa R. Payne died suddenly lust afcchtjpf in flaxcmatio? of th stomach, fls cam to Kara5 in 1S, was the fit Khftff of JeOrwa county, and served la tint legislature in 1S& cnbjr Eat "iff ! YViertU!. Newport, IL .1, Xov. 25. Mrfi. F. W, VznderbOi entertained JSj-.ex?M sm serge- boys at a turkey disss !hl aftr nooa is. Masonic Tcmpfe. McBterk!3. Nov. 2?. It is rcrSl that a rfcasg headd fay Apirfco H?raivs has occurred ca the BraxHUa Ir?ntir. LOST TWO THQUSAHO HACEO'S AIDE-DE-OAM? TELLS OF THE EEOEilT OAMPAIGI. WEYLER FOUND THEM IHSUBGEHT3 DEEWTHE SPAHIABD3 JJiTO A TRAP. EXPLODED A MINE UNDER THEM THEff 0PEHED UP ON THEM WITH DI5AM1TE GU5S. S'aBffhter Was Simply Treaaeaaas Wsy- ler Had Bnslaess In Havana .Right Away. Chicago, Nov. 23. The Tribune's spe cial from Jacksonville, Fla., eays: Colonel Jose Rereyez, aid de camp o General Maceo, wounded and enroute to New York for inedlcan aid and with dispatches to the junta, passed through here yesterday. He says the fighting in the Rubl hills of Pinar del Rio was the most sanguinary battle Of the war. He claims 2,000 of Weyler's men were killed in two days and twice as many wounded. Weyler went to the field with 33,000 men, in three columns, one of 15,000 un der himself, one of 15,000 under General Echague, and a third of 10,000 under Gca oral Munoz. They found Maceo entrenched la a crescent-shaped range of hills. When at th foot of the hills the Spaniards wero met with a withering fire that cut gap in their ranks. M.acea's men shot from behind rocks ard trees and graudally gave way before the Spaniards, who, encouraged by what they thought to be a victory, pursued them. Suddenly a deafening explosion rent the air and a scene followed somewhat like the. mine horror at Petersburg dur ing the civil war. Horses and men were blown high in the air and fell to the earth dead and mangled. The dyna mite mine was touched off by John Linn, formerly of this city, who la Maceo 's electrician. Maceo then let loose his dyn ablte gun, prepared by Linn, and mora havoc was wrought. In the mine explosion Colonel Rereycs says Weyler lost 2,000 besides 1,600 woun ded. Next day Maceo. fcnowlng of the reserve froce under Weyler, retreated to even a stronger position. There he wa attacked by the column under Kchaguo who was roundly thrashed and driven from the field, losing 00 men killed, and 1.5C0 wounded. 2cxt day Maceo retreated again, mi bnoeuvcrlng all the while eo entrap Wey ler into a field that had been honeycamb-.-d with dynamite. Meanwhile, hero ever General Weyler hearing that there was danger of aa uprising In Havana, be cause of his failure to crush Maceo, has tened buck to that city. WEYLEU MADE OUT A HKUO Official Dlipatcbeo tell How He knarred Uu urI, (rnt or no Grutt. Havana, Nov. 26. It transpires that after the engagement fought In the KuM hilts between the Spanish forces under. Captain General Weyler and the Incur gentiJ under Maceo, the Spanish commander-in-chief and his starf were with out provisions for thlrty-slx hours. Tho train with the tupplies on board was de tained but Genewi Weyler would not await its arrlvaland urged his troops onward regardless of the absence of the provisions train. Antonio Lopez Colomn, the leader of the revolutionists In the province of Matanzas when the Insurrection broko out, and sentenced to death for rebellion, and homicide, was executed at L o'clock this afternoon. Colonel Zamora, in command of Car denas district, province' of Matanza, has caused the arrest of Dr. Pedro flevld. Benito Jose Maribona, a lawyer, and Laurico Orbeda, na employe of the Car denas railroad. "These arrrsts were the result of disclosures contained In th let ters recently found upon the pTMns of some capture Insurgents. Additional arrests are expected. Captain General Wyler has Ijued or 5ra to the farovrj- In the province of. Pinar del Illo, Havana and Matanzas. to carry the crop of corn to the garrisoned towns and the railroad officials hv been Instructed to provide the farmer with cam and mules with which to faolll tate transportation. The corn will ba eold to the commander of the Spanish columr and will be used for mHltary purpocs. These commanders may buy the corn at current prlco or my admit it as a deposit After December 1 all corn found stored on the farms or eerh!r without the knowIdKe and connsnt of the military comma adsr will be con sidered contraband of vrr and the farm ers o withholding It will be criminally proscued. A dispatch received here from Lieu tenant Colonel Darango rays he ha en countered an insurgent forc at the Mora farm, rear Cano. province of Havana. He add? that b& troop- cornpH-d th laaurgenL" to retire. lavj-jg tn kHlcd on the field and carylng away many wounded. Madrid, Sov. 25 An official dispatch rtetved Iwre from Havana wys that the Spanlh gunboat Bararoa h cap tared thre boat- laden wjjh lour?nt arm" and ammunition. n the Majsrl river, province of Santiago ds Cuba. cr.isi'i CAjfT HK ootrro Talk of Permanent I'ncf la Kf rep ( at; lMb, ll h- Londong. Eng, Nov M-A JWJte dis patch to thnvmisg lt ay-- "SSgaor Crifpf, the former Italian prtmter. io an autograph kuer lo a charity bazaar, de clare it is a deletion to rappo that Surope is Jn favor of pac. The smht tkraj asd rvnsrrfal poxt," said Hfg nor Crlfpi. ar Only waiting uniM x cm awared to jrtaasre Europe iata war." tatterm Arrrttcxn sax Otrm rl M- KrtetloiM m C4!r Mm Iwinlcrsttea. Pretoria. Sosth Afrfca, Nov. 2L Th Volsfcrwid today after conidmbf dic323i"ffi. adspffd as iasaiigratioa re-st2-:ctio3 bUl based the Aairfcaa ms iH, with elAOea xrt4lrfag ixmixraptiij t presses' paport.Ii5wtog tMy ?&? S aiu?3- of jrapport or that ?by out oriUin ork . Part, Nor. 2& Tin oSdaf Inuirf hs that ihr no xratii in th report Out the J'rwejvftaMlaa fcfajy U Js pste&sht& 3KSs2lSy a xlutTl item. T&v tstsi is that n&Uriag $f th treaty v8l t rrtad Ikq&& what U efmzsiatS. is She recent pwch of M. Hsaotaus, cxiela ter of ofrcigar stfsir. -tofciv t - H SK-JWh.