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STATE JOTTRNATx, THURSDAY EVENING. MAY 24 1894.
WILL KEEPTHEM OUT The Missouri Miners Going: to Leavenworth To Influence the Men There to Strike. THEY ARE NOT WANTED Will be Kept Out by Force if Necessary. Leavenworth, Kan., May 24. The Missouri miners at Kansas City, Kan., destined for this city with a view of influencing- the local miners to cease operations are to be kept out of the city at all hazards. Law is to be thrown aside and physical force used to repel the invasion. For years Leavenworth has sung the song of "home rule" and the in terference of outside men with the operation of one of the leading- indus tries of the city is to be repelled, kindly, if possible, but by the free flow of blood, if necessary. The people are aroused as they never were before, and are bound top-ether by one common tie the wel fare of the city political affiliations having- been cast aside in the excite ment of the hour. The presence of the camp of com- monwealers on the reservation has caused the masses to fear dire results from the appearance here just at this time of another distu rbing-element, and had much to do with arousing public sentiment against the miners now en route here, for the avowed purpose of persuading- the Leaven worth miners to join in their strike. Alarmed at the situation, a publio mass meeting was called in the city council chamber at 4 o'clock yester day afternoon to discuss the matter and formulate some plan to defeat the approoch of the Missouri mine strikers. Mayor Samuel Dodsworth presided, and the leading citizens and business men of the town participated in the deliberations. The speakers did not quibble with words or legal technicalities, and physical force was more talked of than anything else. No less a personage than Judge Rob- j ert Crozier, who for over twenty j years filled the bench as district I judge, counseled physical resistance, j saying that the crisis demanded that the matter should not be hampered . with the forms of law. lie urged i an organization of citizens independ- ; ent of the law, who should, by force j of arms, keep the strikers out of the j city limits. Judge 11. W. Ide made a speech in the same line, counseling prompt physical resistance, as did also E. W. iSnyder, V. II. Bond, Judge M. L. Hacker, United States Marshal Neely, Mr. John W. Craneer and Frank O'Donnell, president of the board of police commissioners. Sheriff J. II. Eothenberger also spoke and asked for "volunteers," saying- that he would see to it that the striking miners should not enter Leavenworth. The citizens meeting was unani mous in judgment as to the absolute necessity of keeping the striking miners from entering Leavenworth, and the following named were se lected as a committee to proceed at once to Kansas City, Kas. , and notify the miners en route there that they would not be allowed, under any cir cumstances, to enter this city: Mayor Samuel Dodsworth, United States Marshal Keely. Sheriff J. II. Rothen berger. City Marshal Joseph Cran ston, Frank O'Donnell, Dr. Eilic, O. B. Taylor, M. L. Hacker and John W. Craneer. This committee left on a special train for Kansas City, with directions to inform the striking miners of the public sentiment and to warn them that they could not enter the city un der any circumstances whatever. The meeting then, by resolutions and an unanimous vote, formed an organization with Sheriff J. II. Roth enberger as the commander, which is pledged to prevent, by "physical force," the coming of the strikers into this city's limits. It was further ordered that Sheriff Rothenberger swear in 500 deputy sherilTs.or as many more as necessary to carry this sentence into practical effect.. It was finally agreed that the simul taneous ringing of the fire bsll an d the court house bell should be a sig nal for all citizens to assemble in the court house yard. The ringing of these bells is to signalize the arrival at this point of the strikers, and upon assembling at the court house Sher iff Rothenberger will swear in hun dreds of deputies and the "physical force" procedure is to be instituted. While only one or two of the speak ers hinted at firearms, there is a tacit understanding that when the fire bell and court house bell ring, the people shall repair to the court house pre pared for the emergency. Sandpra in Kansas City. Kansas City, Mo., May 24. General J. S. Sanders, the commander of the commonwealers now encamped at Leavenworth, was in Kansas City last evening. He came down, from Leav enworth and - addressed a special meeting of the Industrial Council at 913 Main street. Mr. Sanders was ac companied by his adjutant general, E. L. Connell. Appealing 'or Mora Judcl. Washington, May 24. Judge Stuart of tlic Tndian territory yesterday ap peared before the senate judiciary committee and urged the passage of the bill appointing one more judge in the Indian Territory. Colonel Jack son, an attorney of Ardmore, made a speech. The Mississippi river at La Crosse, Wis., is at the highest stage since 1883. Best five and ten cent imported and domestic cigars in tie city at Stansfleld'f ' SENATE BRIBERY INQUIRY! Butts Presents a Witness Who For n lanes m Key to tha Situation. Washington, May 21. C. W. Buttz, who is accused of attempting to bribe senators to -vote -against the tariff bill, was before the investigating edmmtttee yesterday. He gave the eommittee the name of E. E. Holm an, a claim attorney in this city, as one who could throw - light upon the whole transaction as far as he (Buttz) was concerned. Mr. Holman was summoned. His testimony furnished the key to - Buttz's explanation of -his course in the ' whole transaction. When he emerged from the commit tee room Mr, Ilolman said: "My mouth is sealed as to the pro ceedings in the committee, but I can say to you that story that I was the principal in the bribery affair is with out foundation. It was through pure accident that I chanced to know any thing of the business, and it came about through my happening to be in the office of Major Harris one day when Buttz was there, Harris was a lobbyist, and talk drifted to the tariff. "I think I know," said Major Har ris,' 'where I could make 25,000 or 830,000 if I knew how the Populists would vote on the bill, and turning to Buttz remarked to him: 'Vou are just the man to learn that fact, and I will give you S100 to find out for me.' "I heard this conversation, and I suppose this is the reason I was sum moned. I certainly had no connection with any attempt at bribery or lobby ing in the bill, and I can not afford to have that impression concerning me go out." Mr. Holman said the man Harris, who had made this proposition to Buttz, had died on April 11 of last month, and that he was the only wit ness to the conversation between Harris and Buttz. Major Buttz's testimony was de voted largely to an explanation of his absence from the city. He denied again that he made a direct proposi tion to bribe Senator Kyle and stated his only purpose in approaching him was to learn how he would vote. f BATTLE WITH STRIKERS. Two Men Killed and Five Wounded at an Indiana Mine. Evansville, Ind., May a. News was received in this city last night of serious trouble at Sittler's coal mines at Little's station on the Indianapolis and Evensville railroad. Two hun dred, and fifty man armed and i marched to Little's mine for tha pur pose of compelling the force at work at that point to join in the strike. A battle occurred about 5 o'clock be tween the strikers and those who have continued at work, in which five men were wounded and two killed. For some days p ist deputy sheriffs have been stationed as guards at the mines, but they were dis armed and driven away by the strik ers. Suicide of Young Womnn. Moheri.k, Mo.. May 24. Miss Lillie Ross, a young woman, committed sui cide at the Arlington hotsl last night by shooting hers-lf in the right tem ple. She died instantly. She has been a dining-roo:n girl and camj here about ten days ago from St. Louis, at which place her mother lives. She was arrested yesterday on a warrant sworn out by Charles Ferry of 7218 South Broadway, St. Louis, charging her with stealing $50. It is thought she was innocent and that excitement caused her to commit the deed. Lexington Excited. . Lexington, Ky., May 24. Political, Confederate and social circles are more excited than ever over the rumor that the woman's aiixiliaries of the ' Confederate Veterans' association had , a strong meeting and had refused to ; decorate Confederate graves because i Breckinridge was a member of the ' Veterans" association. Mrs. A. M. I Harrison, secretary, and her sister-in- i law, MisS Mary Harrison, vice presi dent of the auxiliary, resigned their i offices. j , Baseball Resnlti. I At Kansas City Kansas City 11, ! Grand rvapids 3. " i At hmux City Sioux City 8, Indian apolis 4. At Minneapolis Minneapolis 13, De troit 5. At St. Louis St. Louis 3, Louis ville 4. AtChicago Chicago 9, Pittsburg 19. At Boston Boston 4, New York 10. At Brooklyn Brookl5-n 5, Balti more 1. CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. Henry Shumaker, a farmer, living near Olathe, Kan., was thrown from his wagon by a runaway team and died soon afterward. Representative Whiting has intro duced a bill to secure ah equal appor tionment of the federal offices among the states and territories. Two" men, named J. E. Sparks and Dr. Charles Wynn, were arrested at Fairland, I. T., suspected of being im plicated in the Southwest City bank robbery. The arrest was made by Captain J. M. Lacey of Neosho. L. McGill, a merchant of Wichita, was seriously injured by footpads,who robbed and "beat him. It is thought his skull is fractured. At Abilene, Kan., May 23, Lloyd Lang of Carrollton. who has been on trial for murder for killing William Slaughter last winter, was found guilty of manslaughter in the fourth degree. . Information from the Dawes com mission which is campaigning in the Choctaw nation is to the effect that they are meeting with material suc cess and the field looks bright. James Thomas, alias "Buckskin Jimmy," once a wealthy Denver mer chant, but now a pauper, has been arrested on a charge of attempting train wrecking. He was caught in the act of placing a timber across the track. - Representative Baker of Kansas has introduced a resolution to appoint Sydney O. Cooke of Uerington, Dick inson county, Kan., a member of the board of managers for the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. THEY WAHTED MOIIEY Four Bank Robbers Get $2,000 at Longview, Texas. One Outlaw and One of the Citi zens are Killed. . THE OTHERS ESCAPE. The Robbary Took Place in the Afternoon. Lonsvtew, Texas, May 24. At 3 p. m. yesterday two rough looking men walked into the First National bank, one with a slicker with a Winchester concealed in its folds. He handed the following note to President Joe Clem mons: Homi, May 21 . "First National Bank, Longview. This will introduce to you Charles Speck elmeyer, who wants some money and is going to have it B and W. " It was written in pencil in a fairly good hand on the back of a printed poster. The bank cashier thought it was an importunate subscription to some charity entertainment and started to donate, when the robber pointed his Winchester at him and told him to hold up. The other robber rushed into the side wire door and grabbed the cash. Tom Clemmons and - the other bank officials were ordered to hold up their hands. The robbers hurriedly emptied the vaults, securing $2,000 in 810 bills numbered 9, and nine $20 bills num bered 20, and seven unsigned Long view bank notes, which may lead to detection. While this was going on two of the robbers were in the alley in the rear of the bank shooting at everybody who appeared and were being fired at by City Marshal Muck- ley and Deputy Will Stevens. The firing made the robbers in the bank very nervous, and they hurried the bank officials out and told them to run to the horses and mount. This was done in order to keep the posse from shooting, but as the bul lets flew thick and fast the bank men ran around the corner with several shots after them. Ocorge Buckingham, who was shoot ing at the robbers, was shot ' and killed; while he was down the robbers shot at him several times. City Marshal Muckley, who was shooting at another robber, received a Winchester ball in the bowels. The ball glanced from some silver dollars be bad in liis pocket, which may save his life. J. W. McQueen, a saloonkeeper, ran out in the alley and was shot in the body and it is thought mortally wounded. Charles S. Leonard was walking through the court house yard and was shot in the left hand. Deputy Will Stevens was not hurt; though he stood in short range and killed one of the robbers. . - " The bankers all escaped unhurt. The robbers who stood guard in the alley would yell at everyone who came in sight and shoot at them in stantly. When the robbers rode away and saw one of their comrades dead they remarked: "Poor Bennett is dead." The body of the dead robber was identified as George Bennett, a reckless fellow who had been here some months ago and married a daughter of a respectable farmer liv ing near this place, but left her and went to the Indian territory.' He was dressed like a cowboy, with high heeled boots and spurs, and a belt full of cartridges and two double ac tion revolvers. His horse,' which was captured, had 300 rounds of ammuni tion strapped to the saddle. Another of the robbers, the . man who gave President Clemmons the note, was identified by several here. He married a respectable young lady in Panola county last fall, but. later went to Mexico and had not been heard of until yesterday. He was well known here. It is thought Bennett has a relative in the gang; if so only one man remains to be identified. The robbers rode rapidly out of town, displaying their firearms and the money they had secured. A posse was soon in pursuit, and when last heard of was only fifteen minutes behind them. The bank offers S-500 reward for their arrest, dead or alive, and the citizens added 200. Deputy John Howard was shot at fifteen times, but was not hurt. He emptied his pistol several times and wounded one of the robbers in the face. No less than 200 shots were fired. The retreat out of town was made past the home of George Bennett. They met a farmer four miles north of here and took his hat and gave him an old one and told him to tell the oosse to come on, that they were go ing to keep on the big road. THE NASHVILLE ASSEMBLY Southern Presbyterian Are Opposed to Orgranlc Union. Nashville, Tenn., May 24. Jn the general assembly of the Southern Presbyterian church yesterday the question of organic union was again up and Dr. Ott spoke. : He argued that the question was an open one, and he favored a conference with the Northern church. Dr. Pareell argued ag-ainst organic union. Dr. Walden said the two churches were distinctly separate. Dr. Daniel opposed organic union. Other speeches were made and Dr. Summers read the commit tee's report. An amendment to ac cept the proposals from the Northern church was rejected, 90 to 63. Earthquake la St. Lonln. St. Louis, May 24. In the West end, the fashionable residence portion ol the city, a distinct earthquake shock was felt last night. Several partiet returning from the theater about mid night experienced the shock, whici lasted about two seconds. Telegrami from Anna and Murphysboro, 11L fetate that similar shocks were felt there at about the same time.' Imported and domestic cigars atStans field'a drugstore.- FREE SILVER MEN. Bimetallic Leag-ue Adopt a Platform at Their Washington. Meeting;. Washington, May 24." The Bimetal lie league yesterday considered the report of the committee on resolu tions. As finally adopted they de clare the league is unalterably op posed to the further issue of interest bearing bonds, that before cast ing . their votes for congress men, the members of the league will require assurances of ad herence to the free coinage of silver and gold and at a 18 to 1 ratio, and a pledge that if a bill providing for such coinage is passed by congress, and vetoed by the president, they will work for and vote to pass the bill over the president's veto; that if the elec tion of president is thrown into the house they will vote only for the per son in favor of free coinage; denounce the present system of national banks as the monumental monopoly of the mneteentn century. They recommend the enactment of a system of currency that will insure a per capita circulation of $50, to be made up by the free coinas-e of silver and g-old at 16 to 1, and the issue of treasury notes; assert the discon tinuance of the silver money and the repletion of the treasury by bond is sues is burdensome to the masses; de clare that it is the duty of the secre tary of the treasury to coin the bul lion now in the treasury and to pay interest on the public debt with silver and demand the issue of $450,000,000 non-interest bearing notes of small denominations. A resolution was adopted arraigning congress for legislation which it was alleged had burdened the people by benefiting the creditor class at the expense of the producing class, the issue of interest bearing bonds and demonetization of silver being es pecially denounced. Speech making- was the order of the day. Colonel Fiske of Denver advo cated the building by the government of railroads from Pittsburg to San Francisco, and later one to the South as a means of assisting the people. The convention adjourned sine die. THE CIVIL SERVICE ACT. Representative Enloe Introduce m Bill to Repeal the I. aw. Washington, May 24. Representa tive Enloe has introduced a bill to repeal the civil service act. The ac tion of the house in refusing to ap propriate money for the salaries o f the three civil service commission ers does not deprive the com missioners of their positions, even if it is followed by the senate. In the act creating the commission it is stipulated there shall be three commissioners at certain fixed sala ries, and this act still remains in force. It was the intention of the house to make it ineffective, but the mere failure to appropriate money does not accomplish that end. There will still be three civil service com missioners if both house and senate refused to appropriate for them, and the commissioners could continue to perform their duties and appeal to the court of claims for the remuneration fixed for their services by law. I TAYLOR CONFIRMED. Tk Kan Colored Politician Recorder of Deed for Washington. Washington, May 24. C. H. J. Tay lor, the colored Kansas man, over whose confirmation to be recorder of deeds for the District of Columbia there has been such a spirited debate in the senate, was confirmed at yes terday's executive session, the vote standing 34 to 15. There were no speeches made beyond a few remarks by Senator Hill to the effect that the Democratic party platform on the sub ject of home rule should be observed. The division in the vote was not over party lines, but Taylor received a larger percentage of Republican votes than at first seemed probable. DOUBLE MURDER. Ghastly Find Made by the Neighbor of John O'Connor in the Strip. Guthrie, Ok., May 24. News of a terrible double murder comes from the Sac and Fox country. A few nights ago the settlers near by saw that the house of John O'Connor was on fire about dark and by hard work succeeded in extinguishing the flames. After the fire was out they discovered the body of O'Connor sitting on a chair at the supper table with his "skull crushed in, and by his side the dead body of a strange girl about 10 years old with her throat cut from ear to ear. A plate with partly eaten victuals on the other side of the table showed that the murderer had eaten supper with O'Connor, who lived alone. The motive of O'Connor's mur der is easily accounted for, as he had $200 on his person. But the presence of the dead and strange girl makes the affair a deep mystery. KIRKPATRICK NOMINATED. Kimed for Congressman by the Third Kansaus Republican Convention. Oswego, Kan., May 24. The Third District Republican congressional con vention yesterday nominated S. S. Kirkpatrick of Wilson county for con gressman. A. L. Wilson of Montgo m ery county, and John Randolph of Crawford county were also placed in nomination but withdrew before the ballot was taken. Talmacfl's Narrow Eacape. , Pueblo, CoL, May 24. Dr. Talmage, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, is in the city. While coming- in on the Missouri Pacific, thirty miles from Pueblo, as the train approached a small bridge the engineer saw that it was in bad condition. It was too late to stop and so he pushed on full steam and crossed it with a rush. The piers had been washed away, leaving only rails to hold up the bridge. T he pas sage of the train practically shook it to pieces so that it would be impossi ble for another train to get ove.r with out accident. The Statk Jodesal's Want and Mis cellaneous columns reach each working day in the week more than twice as mar.v Topeka neopl-s as can be reached through any otjjer Daoer. TkU.w a fact. ft I mr j Did you see tlie crowds at our store during the last few days? We sold tnree times as many boy's and children's suits as we expected. PRICE and QUALITY was our MASC0TT. Our men's suits for $10 and $15 are the best ever shown. The LARGEST variety of NEGLIGEE shirts in the city. 622 H A1VS AS AVE. You see them everywhere. Columbl Bicycles (Their sales attest their popularity. Catalogue free at our "agencies, or mailed for two a-ceut stamps. ' POPE MFC. co.; Boston, New York, Chicago. Hartford. WILLIAM TAYLOR, AKat ror ColarlllA" OUT OF REPAIR. Gray Gables Not Fit tor tha Cleveland Family to Llv. In. Buzzards Bat, Mass., May 24. A hin derance to the early occupancy of Gray Qables by either President Cleveland or Mrs. Cleveland and their children has developed. For some time past it ap pears the president has not been entirely satisfied with the manner in which the the improvements upon Gray Gables have progressed. There has been trou ble in the way of vexatious delays and mistakes concerning the rebuilding of the gables and the erection of the lodge adjoining, begun last autumn. The first force of men under one arch itect was ordered off the grounds. Then a second force of workmen under a local architect undertook the completion of the dwelling. Ever since the opening of the year these men have been at it, and now it leaks out that new troubles beset the president From a creditable source it is learned that the president dispatch ed a special inspector to Buzzards' Bay from Washington very recently to report upon its condition, and that the inspec tor has gone back to "Washington to re port that he has inspected the plumbing at Gray Gables and finds it too bad for the safety of the little ones and Mrs. Cleveland. Charities and Correction Conference Nashville, Tenn., May 24. The na tional conference of charities and cor rection, which will begin its twenty-first annual session tonight, will be attended by 300 members. The first business ses sion of the conference will be held to morrow morning. Gen. G. Brockerhoff of Ohio will discuss the subject of "Boards of state charities as boards of control." The conference will be in ses sion until next Monday. Deafness Cannot be Cured. by local applications, as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is only one way to cure Deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube gets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and when it is entirely closed Deafness is the result, and unless the inflamation ci be taken out and this tube restored to its normal condition,hearing will be destroy ed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous sufaces. We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Bend for circulars, frea F. J. Chbnky & Co., Toledo, O. f-Sold by Druggists, 75c. If dnll spiritless and stupid: If your blood is thick and sluggish: If your ap petite is capricious and uncertain. You need a Sarsaparilla For best results take De Witt's. It recommends itself. J. K. Jones. Pure blood means good health. Re-in-force it with De Witt's Sarsaparilla. It purifies the blood. , cures Eruptions, Ec zema, Scrofula and all diseases arising from impure blood. It recommends it self, J. K. Jones. Charlie Good steak. Where did you get it? Billie Yes, 'the beat In town. At Whitney's. Charlie Where ia that? Billie At Whittier's old stand, 730 Kansas avenue. Every year increases the popularity of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral for allpiumonary troubles. r n LA n n ?n n TV i IP Ki ''A mm Rock. Island Itoute Exonrslon To Meyersdale, Pennsylvania and re turn, $26.80 for round trip; tickets good 30 days. Wichita and return one fare, $4.62 for round trip; tickets sold May 24 and 23, good to return on or before May 28. II. O. Garvkv, City Ticket and Passenger Agent, GOl Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kaa. lScffO' little Ulant Villa Are the most complete pill on the mar ket, besides being5 the cheapest, as one pill is a dose, and forty doses in each bottle. Every pill guaranteed to give satisfaction by W. K. Kennady, 4th and Kaa Ave. Crushed fruits and sherberts with soda water at Stansfield's drugstore. Peerless Steam Laundry Peerlesa Steam Laundry. At Death's Door Blood Poisoned After Ty phoid Fever A Marvelous Cure by Hood's After All Else Failed. "C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.i "DearBirs: Twenty-five years ago I had a bilious fever, and later It turned Into typhoid fever, and for five weeks I lay like one dead, bat at last I pulled through and go up around. I soon discovered on my left let; Just above the knee a small brown spot about as big as a three cent piece, which pulled up but did not hurt me or feel sore. I did not pay any attention to it until two years after, when it commenced to spread and hare the appearance of a ring worm. It itched aad burned and I commenced doctor ing, but to no avail. I Cot Only Momentary Relief, And sometimes not even that. I could not sleep nights, and on account of the Itching I scratched the spot until the blood would run. In hot weather my elbows and all my Joints were Just the same, and what I have suffered I cannot de scribe with a pen. Last February I tried an herb for the blood and it broke out ia the worst form of a rash all over my body. I began nay scratching, and scales would fall off. The sores continued to discharge and I longed to die. ' Finally my husband bought a bottle of Hood's Sarsaparilla aad I had not taken more than half of it before I began to change for the better. I have had four bottles, Now I Am All Well but two little spots on my leg. I ean now sleep and eat well and work all the time. I am M Kdod's5" Cures years old, and the mother of eleven children, and think I caa do as much as any one my age. My son has also taken Hood's Sarsaparilla for dyspepsia, and has been greatly benefited by it. I feel very grateful for the benefit I received from Hood's Sarsaparilla." Mas. Phis L. ; Hall, Galva, Kansas. Hood's Pllla act easily, yet promptly an ei&ciaUy, on tha liver aad bowel. 25o, 1