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The Topeka state journal. [volume] (Topeka, Kansas) 1892-1980, October 24, 1894, NIGHT EDITION, Image 1

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Topeliit to Have Another Santa
i Director.
He Will Take 3Ir. Severy's Phiee
Jt is Said.
To lie.
Followed ly a Keorani
zatioii 3Ieetilif
To Be Held in New York as Soon
u Possible.
It now seems likely that Topska is to
have all three if tho Kansas directors of
the S-tnta Fe.
The story was renewed this morning
and seemingly with some foundation that
Mr. L. Severy, of Emporia, is to be
dreppe 1 from the directory if the pres
ent directors succeed in controlling the
The s-tory was telegraphed from New
York, a few days ago that Mr. Severy was
to be retired to make room for an east
ern man, but that would be out of the
question, as ths charter expressly pro
vides that lures of the directors of the
company must be residents of Kansas.
Mr. J-every's friends deny thai he is to
be left out in tha election tomorrow, but
it is known that they are quite anxious
about the matter.
They say that since he has been on
the board, seventeen years he lias spent
more of his tint J in zealous work for the
le interests o: the Santii Fa than any
other Kansas director.
Mr. tiovery may be reelected. The re
sult stems to await the actual showing
up of certain proxies tomorrow. There
tipr ear.-, however, to be no formal con
test whttever Letween Mr. Sevory and
Governor Osbon.
The Kansas rr an who is most talked of
as the trobable .accessor of Mr. Severy
is ex-Governor Thomas A. Ojborn.
A prominent Santa Fe official said this
morning: "If Mr. Severy is retired lie
should te succeeded by some man who
is largely interested in the itate, and
who represents .some of the financial in
terests of the state. Some large shipper
would be prefer i'ole."
Governor Osboru, is not a shipper, but
he has large property interests in the
tate, acd his eleciiou as a director would
be highly atisfctury to the Kansas in
terests t f the road.
There has busa some gossip to the
effect that Receiver Aldace F. Walker is
to be made a director, but "frrar rTffipTJT
tiibie as wtieu Jlr. Walker was appoint
ed'Judge Caldwell expressly stated that
ho wanted men for receivers who would
not in any way te interested in the reor
ganization ot the company. If Mr.
Walker should be made a director he
would necessarily have to participate in
the reorganization of the company.
The new board of directors to be elect
ed at tomorrow's meeting- will hold its
first meeting for organization ia New
York ecme time next week.
The directors' meeting cannot be held
hre for the simple reason that if the
old directors are victorious in this tight
there will be only hve directors of the
thirteen in Kaas is at the conclusion of
the btotkholder' meeting. These live
directors tire Col. C. K. Holliday, I..
Severy, C. S. Gleed, B. F. C heney and
J atues A. Blair.
Utiles a reorganization of the Santa
Fe is effected within the coming year,
the office of director will have about as
little importance us that of road overseer
for the reason that the directors at the
present time have nothing whatever to
do with the management or the opera
tion of the road. Judge Caldwell, a few
montha ago, made an order setting aside
f '.'O.OOO annually out of the road's earn
ings to be used in keeping uu an organi
sation of the coir pany in order that when
the road i iu a cocdi'ioa to be delivered
from the courts to its owners, there may
be some one authorized to receive it.
Since the arrival of the representatives
of the two opposing factions who are
striving to contr il the election of the
new directory, there have been several
private conferences in which the plans
ior procedure at tomorrow's meeting
were partially arranged.
The members of the protective com
mittee insist, as they did yesterday,
that they wii. have a representa
tive on the new board of di
rectors, and it is known that
they are preparing to resort to the courts
to enforce the us? of the cumulative sys
tem of voting if the present directors
present a majority of the stock and de
cliuo to accord them a representation
without a light.
Major T. J. Anderson, who was a mem
ber of the Kansas legislature ia 1311) and
was alio at that time general agent of the
Santa Fe for Kansas, Colorado and Xew
Mexico. aid today: "The original char
ter of the Santa Fo was granted iu is.,;.)
and ran for a period of twenty-one years.
It has long since expired and was nev
er renewed. 1 was in the legislature of
ISTa wtien the Santa Fe was intending
to make a fight for a new charter. They
made ail the preparations for the cou
teat but at the last moment decided to do
without the renewal and operate under
the state statutes. I have seen a great
deal in the paper about the primitive
nature of the Santa Fe charter, but as a
matter of fact it has uo charter at all."
Mr. Anderson took the reporter to J.
G. Waters' office for a substantiation of
what he said. Mr. Waters was the gen
eral attorney at that time. But Mr.
" atars was out of the city.
Master-in -Chancery J. II. Johnson savs
the Santi Fe cha-ter was granted prior
to lboO for a peri d of 21 vears, and he
has never heard t f the charter being re
newed although he has never h..d occa
sion to look tuis point up specially.
JV.II.I, MAKi rH.i:i IK.HT.
The Protective Coiiiuiirtoe Will Not Kasily
iive In.
It is no longer a question of doubt, but
ef ttbaulme certa.nty, that the Atchiscn
Protective Reorganization committee in
tends to tight its battle to a finish and
oust the present managers if they win.
Mr. Newman Erb of the committee
said on his arriral in Tjpeka th.it they
proposed to have at least a representa
tion on the board of directors if
they do not elect the entire
board, and the members of
the committee, thought their holdings
of stock being so very large they would
be recognized by the majority and given
a minority position in the new directory
without a tight.
Today it is said the protective com
mittee has given tip all hopes of
! getting a representation on the new
directory unless the cumulative system
ot voting is used, ana this atternoon it is
announced that Mr. A. I Williams, gen
eral attorney for the Union Pacific, has
been retained to assist iu bringing legal
proceedings to compel the use of the cu
mulative voting system.
The understanding ia that the supremo
court will be asksi to enjoin the stock
holders from holding an election until
they will agree to use the cumulative
system of voting.
Atrliison OtioteU at 5 IS.
New Yokk, Oct. 24. Atchison closed
at o'a; Manhattan, not quottid.
ST. I.O UiN :i A X (i KTS IT
The Knox Corner is l; Sola For $ JO.OOO
Otlirv Null-.
The Central National tank today
made the formal sale of the old Knox
building and lot at the corner of Seventh
street and Kansas avenue, to James
M. Davis of St. Louis for jS-30,001.
Davis is the man who bought the
photograph concessions .t the
World's fair for $ 17,5 ,0 and from which
he made over 1UO,OX. lie has pur
chased the building as an investment.
The proper y consists of one lot o feet
wide and two buildings. It runs back
to the alley, giving a frontage of lol) feet
on Seventh street.
llie uropertv
Walker "to C. Iv.
Wm. Zimmerman
was eold by Isaiah
Holliday for $ 1,200.
bought the property
In 1S74 the pi-opertv
in 1S7: for ;?3,500.
was sold to Arthur Ouick for ifU.oOO. .Mr.
Quick buiit the aHition to the building
extending from the alley west To leet to
the main building. He sold it iu ISSti to
the Continental Investment company for
This was in the boom times of Topeka
and in 1S3 the property w.is transferred
to Dr. O. II. axtin for $30,000
and during the same ye r was s-oid to
John D. Knox for $-10,000. Mr. Knox
held the property until bJe failure when
it was turned over to tae Centrul Na
tional bank for $ j7,0u0.
There were other real estate sales re-
j corded today.
j K. 31. Harvey who is iu the gro
cery commission business purchased
live vacant lots at the southwest corner
i of Fifth and Buchanan streets for $','.500.
C. K. Holliday sold the west half of
'lot 165 on East Tenth street to Matthew
. Kdmo'.d-i, of JicLouthr- and Jacob
t Baughman, of Leeompton, f r $500.
I Herman Hoitwicii sold to Benj. Holt
"wick lots lb', 15 and 17 ju Fust Firat
street for $1,500.
Committee for the i inprovetiieiit of tlio
lnit'fl States Coiivi-e in Session.
New York, Oct. 24. A joint commit
tee for the improvement of the I nited
States coinage m-t laet evening a the
rooms of the Am.-ricau Nuncismiitie. and
Archaeological society. Tiio committee
has for its object the periodical adaption
of artistic designs for coins of the coun
try symbollic of historical events. Dan
iel Parish of the American Numismatic
and Archaeological society presided at
the meeting iu the abseacs of Russell
George F. Kunz, of the same society,
secretary, slated that he called upon Mr.
Preaton, superintendent of the miut at
Philadelphia who said that be was of the
opinion that an open competition would
secure the best result. Mr. Kunz advo
cated that the committee use its influence
to have $5,000 appropriate 1 for equal
division for the best ten awards, the suc
cessful design to be chosen from among
the ten.
The suggestions made last April by the
sub-committee were approved with some
chauges. The plan of the cjinrnittee is
to make a section of ancient and current
coins for the purpose of drawing com
parisons between them and thst troveru
ment coins and to submit the result
to a United States senator. If
the neceBsary enactments and appropria
tions are obtained a jury, t omposed of
ten sculptors, two numismatists and a
government official, is to be selected to
pass judgment upon the designs submit
ted. The competition will be open to every
artist in the world.
The committee reeommendsd that
changes in the designs be made at each
change in the administration, or every
ten years.
Jlr. Kunz believes that the cost of pro
ducing artistic designs upun the coins
would not amount to mora than $50,000
for every change.
The following societies and institu
tions are represented in the work: The
American N umismatic and Archaeological
society, the Architectural league of New
York, College of tie city of New York,
the National academy of de-sign, the Na
tional sculpture society, the Cincinnati
Museum association, and tie Pennsyl
vania academy of fine arts of Philadel
Democrats at Kmpoi-ia IIolU a )Iee( i u and
Emporia, Kan., Oct. 24. The leading
Democrats of Lyo i county, held a meet
ing here last night to take action on the
political situation. They ad opted a
strong address urging all Deuucrata to
work for the Populist ticket, and it will
be sent out to the Democratic voters of
Lyon county and elsewhere.
Snit A;aint Hngxr It!laiat 'o.
Washington, O :t. 4. Argumt-nt, was
begun iu the United St iu s supreme
court on appeal of the government from
the decision of the United States district
court for the eastern Pennsylvania dis
trict in favor of the America i Sugar He
lming company, E. C. Knight ;wid the
Spreckels and Franklin reC aeries,
against which the government brought
suit under the Sherman anti-trust law.
The Czar Has Xow Only a Few
Hours to Live.
The Drowsiness of Death Has
Set In it is Said.
Duke CJeorge Renounces His
Claim to Succession.
! Duke Michael Declared Xext
Heir to the Czarewitch.
Paris, Oct. 24. A dispatch received
here from Livadia by a government offi-
! cial says that the death of the czar is
expected in a few hours. There is grow
ing anxiety in French government cir
cles. St. Petersburg, Oct. 24. Dispatches
received from Livadia pay that the con
dition of the czar has again changed for
the worse.
An imperial decree was published to-
day declaring Grand Duke Michael, the
third son of the czar, the heir to the
throne in succession to his brother,
Grand Duke Nicholas, the czarewitch
and present heir apparent. The Grand
Duke George, the second on, has re
nounced his rights of accession in view
of the fact that his condition is consid
ered hopeiess.
C'oiiipai-t lletween Frani-e aud Ituss&a.
Paris, Oct. 24. La Verite publishes a
positive statement, said to be on the au
thority of M. Reoussell to the effect that
a secret agreement exists between France
and Russia as to the terms upon which
the two countries are to take joint action
in view of possible contingencies. This
agreement is said to have been signed
before the fetes of Croustadt, which fol
lowed the visit of Admiral Oervais and
the French squadron to that port.
London, Oct. 2-1. A medical corres
pondent telegraphs from Livadia this
afternoon, saying that the czar has been
much relieved by the puncture of his
legs which is reducing, the oedema. The
correspondent adds that preparations are
making for the operation of tne thoracen
tesis in order to relieve the effusion into the
thoratie cavity which will doubtless re
lieve the distressed breathing of the pa
tient and retard the action of his heart.
Oxygen iuiiationa, it is stated, have al
ready strengthened the action of the
heart, sad the czar has enjoyed many
hours of rest. But, says the correspondent
in conclusion, there ia little or no im
provement in hia malady.
it i i:i.
The Ceremony Sail to Have Itegun Tliis
Morning at I.ivaUia.
London, Oct. t4. According to a
special dispatch received here from
Paris, a telegram was received in that
city from Odessa at 11:50 this morning
Baying that the marriage of the czare
witch to Princess Alix of Hesse-Darmstadt,
began this morning at Livadia.
According to another dispatch receiv
ed here from Paris a telegram has been
received at Darmstadt announcing that
the conversion of Princess Alix to the
Greek faith took place yesterday in the
presence of the protector general of the
holy 3ynod, Pobedonostzeff. The cere
mony iS Sei id to have taken place in the
strictest privacy.
More Than 300.000 Men Kemistereil
Chicago. Oct. 24. Citizens realized
that yesterday was the last day to regis
ter, and in all precincts there was a
scramble to get enrolled in time to vote
two weeks hence. The lists contain
more names than ever before, and it is
estimated that the figures, aside from
the women, will exceed 300, uOO.
Bitter feeling waa manifested at many
places about town between Republicans)
and Democrats, both sides seeming to
think that the coming election would be
hot and close, and that it was necessary
to register now all the voters that are to
be secured.
The colored people are making ar
rangements for a Republican meetintr i.t I
the court Louse tomorrow evening.
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Tlie Growth of the Territory Has lieen
Steady anil ltapitl.
Washington, Oct. 24. Governor Ren
frew, of Oklahoma, has submitted his
annual report to the secretary of the in
terior. The general condition of the ter
ritory he sums in the following:
'Oklahoma's progress has been steady
and rapid ever since the 22nd of April,
18sy. Capital has not as yet sought in
vestment to any great extent in Oklaho
ma, but there has been a real and sub
stantial increase in wealth from the al
most unlimited natural resources of the
territory and it now furnishes one of the
best fields for capital in the United
Report by county clerks to the terri
torial auditor on February 1, 1S94,
fchowed the population to be 212,535, but
Gov. Renfrew now estimates it at 250,
000. The taxable valuation of the terri
tory is $19,943,922. The assessed valua
tion of the railroad property ia $1,350,
92, the value of the Western Union Tel
egraph company's property is $52,026.
a here are hfty-six banks in the territory
six national and fifty private.
Probably the most important part of
Gov. Renfrew's report is devoted to state
hood and the admision of Oklahoma and
Indian Territory as one state. He says:
"The question of statehood for Okla
homa has been much agitated, and the
people are divided on the question. Some
desire statehood for Oklahoma, with its
j resent boundary; others prefer to have
the matter of statehood deferred until
such time as Oklahoma and the Indian
Territory may be admitted as one state.
"As separate states neither Oklahoma
nor the Indian Territory would rank
among the great western states either in
extent or wealth. Together they would
be equal to the greatest, and, in my opin
ion, tne greatest state west of the Missis
Mr. Abbott of lici-iiiKtoii l'imi ttis
Stolen Jewelry at the IoIi-e Station.
The lleringtbn man, A. Abbott, came
to Topeka yesterday and identified the
jewelry held at the police station with
the men Raymond Pope, B. F. Parker,
Charley Davis and James JSIcCanu ar
rested Sunday. The man on whom the
jewelry was found had escaped from the
Crr while the officers were searching the
other men and as nothing could bo
proved against the four men name-l, they
were released from the jail last night.
A telegram has also been received
from a Pea body dry goods merchant,
whose store was recently robbed of
a lot of cheap jewelry. The goods
being held for the Peabody man
was found on John Stark, Frank Monroe
aud John Donnellson. A gold breast
pin that was found among the articles
has been identified as part of the goods
stolen from the Seery residence on To
peka avenue one night last week.
Tliey Kndnrse Veale, Seheni-k anl KipiiA
tor liepreneiitati ves Ln This County.
The German-American league met last
night and expressed their preferences in
the legislative fight in Shawnee county.
The league endorsed John Schenck,
Populist, in preference to A. C. Sherman
in the Thirty-tifth or north district; Col.
George W. Yeale, Republican, over It
J. Sloat in the Thirty-sixth or town "dis
trict; and F. A. Kiene, Populist, in pref
erence to S. M. Gardenhire.
Thus two Populists aud one Republi
can receive the endorsement of the Ger
man votes. Mr. Gardenhire was
rejected because he favored woman's
suffrage. Sloat was rejected because
he is not a taxpayer, and Sherman was
rejected because Schenck himself is a
The league will meet again next Tues
day night aad endorse county officers.
Harry Safford will be endorsed for coun
ty attorney, but there will be a division
on the rest of the county ticket.
Terrific Explosion of Powder on Hoard a
fwelis!i Si liooiier.
Aberdeen, Scotland. Oct. 24. A dis
patch received here from Peter Head, a
seaport about twenty-live miles from
here, announces that the Swedish schoon
er Aleue loaded with gunpowder which
was at anchor near Peter Head, has been
blown up.
It is added that within two minutes
after the explosion, nothing was to be
seen on the su face cf the water, but
splinters from the schooner. All her
crew perished.
He Accepts the Resignation of
IT. S. Marshal Rede.
Rede Was Unwilling to Obey
Civil Service Rules.
Abused Democratic Leaders as
Attorney General Olney Makes a
Caustic Retort to It.
Washington, Oct. 24. The publica
tion in St. Paul of M r. J. Adam Bede'a
letter ami resignation as United
States marshal, is regarded at the
department of justice as a sufficient
reason for the publication of the attor
ney general's letter of acceptance. In
the course of his letter Marshal Redo
after unconditicnally tendering his res
ignation because he cannot conscien
tiously obey the president's order forbid
ding federal appointees doing campaign
worK, says:
"I do this because the party to which
I have ever given my allegiance and in
the principles of which I have an abid
ing faith is managed by knownothings
and mountebanks and charged with
evils that come from others' crimes.
"When I must choose between public
ohice and my friends, I shall take my
friends, and nothing shall stand be-
i tween mv best efforts and their best in
Mr. Bede speaks in eulogistic terms of
his friend Major Baldwin, aud concludes
as follows: '"Once more the dogs are
baying on his trail but there is a God in
Israel who takes care of his own.'"
The attorney general's letter accepting
Marshal Bede'a resignation is as follows:
"1 have yours of the KJtii instant, iu
which you tender your resignation of the
office of United States marshal.
"1 have just been obliged to call for
the resignation of a United States mar
shal who began a political campaign
with speech-making, and ended by
shooting, and is now under indictment
for murder. From the tone and temper
of your letter it would not be surprising
to find you in a like predicament should
you undertake to be a political worker
aud United States marshal at the same
time. Your resignation as marshal is ac
cepted to take effect upon the appoint
ment and qualification of your suc
Wood Fowler and Minnie Burgy are
on trial in Justice Furry's court this
afternoon on the charge of stealing !JS0
from Harry Croft.
Thos. C. Vail has been appointed ad
ministrator de-bonis-non witn the will
annexed of the estate of Thos. II. Vail,
vice Ellen Vail, deceased.
The case of Lester E Middaugh, the
North Topeka man who whipped his
wife last week, has been transferred from
Justice Orover's to Justice Chesnoy's
The new time card which was an
nounced to ero into effect on the Stauta
Fe Sunday October 2S, has been delayed
and will not govern the running of trains
until Sunday November 4.
In police court this morning the case
against G. V. Charles was dismissed,
and George Buckner, who did not ap
pear, has forfeited his $:l. These two
colored men were arrested for fighting.
There is no decrease in the Santa Fe's
live stock business. Yesterday the road
handled 324 cars of cattle, 125 of which
were from the Texas panhandle. It was
all bound for the eastern markets.
Don't fail to attend the Theatrical
Meehauical association ball this evening
at Metropolitan hall. Tickets 50 cents.
Fine music, fine programmes. If you
want to enjoy yourself be sure to at
tend. The Shawnee County Horticultural
society will hold a basket picnic tomor
row at the home of W. L. Kate3 in Au
burndale. Papers will be read by Brad
ford Miller and other prominent horti
culturalists. Tobias Hughes, who had his prelimin
ary bearing before Justice Grover yester
day afternoon on the charge of stealing
C J. Coughlin's bicycle, was bound over
to the district court in the sum of $l!00.
He was unable to furnish it and is iu
Tom Lucas and Mra. Lucas, charged
with grand larceny, were allowed by
County Attorney Safford to plead guilty
to petty larceny before Judge llazen to
day. Lucas was sentenced to f 5 and 150
days, while his wife got $1 aud 10 days.
Mr. D. B. Robinson, first vice presi
dent of the Sante Fe and general agent
of the receivers, and Mr. D. A. Kenna
general solicitor of the Friaco, who is
the legal representative of the Santa Fe
system during Mr. George Ii. Peck's ab
eence in Europe, are expected to arrive
in Topeka this afternoon to be present
at the annual meeting tomorrow.
They Are
All Torn Up liy Opposing
Chicago, Oct. 24. There is an utter
lack of harmony in the People's Party
here at present, and in Cook county,
where the managers said a week ago
that they would poll 50,000 votes, they
may not secure 5,000. The leaders of
the People's Party are fighting among
themselves. Each faction may use its
influence to throw its strength to the old
Morgan, one leader, it is said, is in
favor of throwing his following to the
assistance of the Republicans if he can
not have hi3 way about some things, and
Rvan aud Fomeroy, leaders of the op
posing side, it is said, favor the Democrats.
Oeruiauy Will Tnke Initiative ti n m I
ment of Corean Wr, lteport ;tv-
Washington, Oct. 21 The p.t
gotiations between China and ,laj
likely to take an unexpected turn m-c.
ing to diplomats here who are mf i:
on the progress of affairs. Th-i ont
illness of the czar has for the tim. (
diverted Russia from the atu-uti .n
was going to give to the eastern w.ir
has made it improbable that the
should take the initiative towards t ii
ing the contestants together.
The intervention of England or Fr
has been viewed with distrust owi:
the territorial interests thoe routi'i
have in Asia. Under the-.e rin'i.i l-t
cea, diplomatic officials here cay t
Germany will doubtless take the mi
tive in any peace Battlement.
The same authorities say t h o t 1
the peace proposition ia mbmittf.l .!
would be the more ready of the two I t-.,
erent powers to accept it ootwithf t-uid
the report that China was the more ;t
ioua for peace. The explanation given
this is that any pwace settlement at
present time would be to the marked
vantage of Japan, owing to her ree
victories and a corresponding il -vantage
to China. The Japane-v i,
everything to gain by n eet t ! em e :i :
the basis of the war up to date, !.
the Chinese have everything to gain
waiting uutil they have off. ret tie
So that should foreign interven'
under Germany's guidance force the :
demerit it is believed that Chin.t 11
the power reluctant to accept pe.te,
the terms prescribed.
Cli iriehe an'd Japanese I.urli l:-i
to Have I.ohl :i,oon.
London, Oct. 2 1. A dispatch
Hhanjruat to the Times, saytt Chine
ticials report that a tig iit took pi.iee I
tween the Chinese and Japanese in
Wi Ju on Monday, resulting in the i
tirernent of the Japanese nuu'h-.vu
Each wide is said to have ior-t It.ooo n
The Times savs a dispatch from i
Tien Tsiu correspondent, eayirig t;
Chinese fleet left Wei-Jlai-Wei n ft
day with orders to attack the J,u ,n.e ,
fap l'ureliasitir avur.
Chemulpo, Corea, Oct. 24. The p.i.
lication of the country is .-eri utisly ;i
peded by the Tonghaks who althoo,. h n
armed, a re a standing menace to the Jaj
nese interests on accou n t of t h e . prea i . i
of their propaganda of mi-.trust ( f t
Japanese, aud the latter arti peMU-rn
silver about the country with the o! j
of purchasing the favor of thu peoj :
and it ia stated that 100,00!) yen
been distributed about Seoul alone.
The Japanese arrangements ;ire v.
defective, and a number of dead h -r
and cattle are found along the n.i
between Seoul and Ping Van.
On the battlefield of 'Ping Van a
many dead Chinese partially Lurie I, ;.i
the stench from their, bodies i teulM
Itia now reported that the Chinese i
fantry cut through the Japanese at 1 h
Van, but it is said the Chinese fava.'i
were easily destroyed, as the h ji hi
stuck in the mud and their rl der
shot before they could extri
mounts. Many Japanese are pu 'IV ri n :s
dysentery and numbers of them
been brought to Chemulpo, where
I to
were landed at night.
An additional force of Japune- ,i
Coreans left Seoul on October 15, e .i
southward, in order to quell the di-inr
ances raised by the Tonirhaks. W
prices prevail here, and the cost of e-.
rything has baee considerably inciiM-i
I it ii i: i-
T vo Cli i newe Iri-neraN .V re 1 1 ;i ti 1 f M
for lu ii ili men (.
New Yokk, Oct. 24. A apecirsl d;
patch from Shaugh ii ways:
Generals Veh Chi Ch to and Wei Y
Kwei, formerly cotriinandiriar To re,
have been banded over to tie- piop
board for punishment. They will je .o
bly lose their heads. The former
charged with cuwardicu and wit
responsibility for the murder of th
French missionary Joseau. Gen i .
Wei is accused of extortion an 1 '.eon
Other important oilii iN have he.,
cashiered and a shu tiling ha-i t.t e
place throughout the viceroy's i .
The French minister has thie itene
the Tsung Li Yameu, or foreign oo'i
with serious consequences r.houl l t .
long list of claims liiiml" 1 t i the
remain unsettled.
The I'renelier ami Actre- W i 1 i ti.
A in erica in t lie Same sli i .
Southampton, ct. 21. The Ai
can liner steamer Paris, which wnle-j
it ' i
here for New York on .'aturduv.
take among her passengers Mr. an 1
Andrew Carnegie, Jtr. A. .J. l'ree,,
and Mrs. llavemeyer, Mrs. Kearney,
Laugtry, Mr. and Mrs. W. 11. Singer
!!. 1
the Rev. T. De witt Talmage.
Ienioeratie Candidate In New link v.
Anxioim to (.ct tl'.
New Yokk, Oct. 21. The , i
mise of the Democratic Lo t;
troubles in the city and l,r e.
lyu districts hangs tirH. ih
far not many candidates have evire-ed
willingness to step aside for th .-ik" ..
harmony, and iu addition tho tm-ii r
posed by the state Democracy around f
be objectionable in the eves of Ite h u
Croker. 1 he names submitted by Mi
Grace were Robert (irier Monroe. J .. h
DeWitt Warner, E. J. Durqby ;u.
Bourke Cockran.
Last night, iu Herinirtoo, a man v, i
knocked down and robbed of about j
in cash. The Topeka police toliy t
ceived a telegram h'uioo ! . ; t!
same, and telling them to look on'
two men who were well dresm i mi.
boarded the trucks of an en-
bound Rock Island train. 'I wo u,e
supposed to answer the d"seript .
were picked up by the police in tl
Rock Island yards this morniiitr, but t :
mch straight stories that they were
To Mr. and Mrs. J. B. McCall, at 11.
Kansaa avenue, a boy.

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