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ii'1? Z . w r 1 ! " M - J f LAST EDITION. VOTE IN KANSAS Chairman Albaugh's Figures are Now Nearly Complete. With .Missing Counties Supplied Total Is 2 N 6,500. LATIIROr VOTE IS OUT. With This Total Will Probably lie About 287,000. ltesult by Counties Aerified Up to Date. The total vote on governor in the re cent clFction the total counted vote will probably be between sa,m and 2KMXX). The exact figures will not be known defi nitely until the returns have all bt en re ceived by the secretary of state from the county clerks. Morton Albaugh. chairman of the Re publican state central committee, has re ceived returns on the official vote for each state candidate, except the Lathrop Populists, from all but seven counties. Part of the?e returns include the Lathrop Populists and part do not, but they are probably within three or four hundred of the correct ligure. The missing counties in Mr. Alhuugh's list, the State Journal has secured from othor sources, and they j make a total of 2S6,3flfl. To this nvimbir j should be added W votes at the Dodge j City fcoldiers' home, and allowance should j be made for the balance of the Lathrop ' votes, which will probably run the figures up to slightly over 2ST.ikT0. The following are the ticures received by Mr. Albaugh, with the missing counties supplied: All-n 4.313 ! Anderson 3,i:a Atchison r,S)) Barber 1.303 Barton Bourbon 4,'4 Brown 4,-Ts Butler 4.723 Chase 1,702 Chautauo.ua 2,3t7 Cherokee 6.S6-". Cheyenne fiSS Clark 371 Clay 3,(v Cloud 3.497 Coffey 3,52.") Comanche Cowley Crawford Decatur Dickinson Doniphan Douglas Krtwards Kik K11U Klisworth Finnry Kord Franklin fi.ary (ove . Craham Orant Ciray Grt.i.-y Clrf f n wood . . . Hamilton Harper Hnrvpy Haskell Hodgeman . . . Jackson Jefferson Jewell Johnson Kearny Kingman Kinwa Iihrtte i rie ivc nworth IJncoln Dinn Logan I-yon Marion Marshall McPherson . . Meade Miami Mitchell Montgomery Morris Morton Nmaha . . Neosho Ness Norton Osagp Osborne Ottawa Pawnee Phillips Pottawatomie Pratt Rawlins Reno Republic Rice Riler Rooks Rush Russell Saline Scott Sedgwick Seward Shawnee Sheridan Sherman Smith Stafford Stanton , Stevens Sun nor Thomas Trego Wabaunsfe . Wallace "Washington Wichita Wtlbon Woodson Wyandotte . 3!tt 7,7'Xl l.BTii 4.193 2.52!) 3.S91 1.0S3 2.307 1,800 1.027 7S5 1,3.11 4,ri20 1,85 2 l,2tB 112; 38.1 i 129 3.4SU j 3H3i 2.1S0 ! 2, S3:! i 127 I 3.1';:; 3.710 3.0DS 310 2,lfi4 fiTl 5.S36 504 K.9.- 1.945 3.500 525 4.95.S 3.040 5,172 3,354 14K 4.0S7 2.SK. 5.104 2,b48 95 4.S25 3.925 LOSS 2.157 4.510 2.2S3 2.39 1.4H0 2. SOS 3. MS 1.537 1.0S7 3.439 2.92S 2.C97 1.61,1 1.C43 1 .7.W 3.742 323 S.O'.tS 1S! 9.S4S SIS K52 3.07O 94 177 4.550 SS0 75S 2.217 313 4S.21 .111 3.220 2.024 12.331 Total HARRIS HAS A CHANCE. His Appointment on Canal Com mission Considered. Washington. Nov. 17 Friends of Sen ator Harris of Kansas are pressing his claims for appointment as a member of the Isthman canal commission. It is understood that the president has de cided to recognize the Democrats in the appointment of the commission and has under consideration in that connection Senator Jones of Arkansas, Senator Harris of Kansas and Governor Savers of Texas. Soon after the passage of the Pan ama canal bill the impression obtr.ined that Senator Jones of Arkansas was to be appointed a member of the commis sion. H had voted, for the Spooner MONDAY EVENING. compromise in the senate although the Democratic Darty. of -which he is na tional chairman, had specifically de clared in favor of the Nicaraguan route. Promptly following the announce ment that Senator Jones was being considered in connection with the ap pointment as a member of the commis sion, protests came in from every sec tion of the country, from Democrats, objecting to his selection. These pro tests resulted in the presentation of th name of Governor Sayers of Texas, who has been indorsed by many of the lead ing Democrats of the southwest. Friends of Sen-tor Harris are press. ing him for appointment on account of his familiarity with engineering work. He is a civil engineer by profession, and has had much experience in actual work. He is . member of the senate committee on interoceanic canals, and did effective work on the committee, particularly in furnishing the commit tee with expert information on the en gineering problems involved" In the. ca nal construction. DEAD INRIVER. A Woman's Hat and a Note Found Floating. Pains Taken to Cause a Belief in Her Suicide. Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 17. In the Mis souri river near here a woman's straw hat with the following note has been found: "To Whoever Finds This: Please taka the clothes to the Journal office and they will serd it to 445 North Twenty-sixth street, Lincoln, Neb. This is to mark the place where I. Mrs. Al Sechrest, and baby, have gone to rest in the deep Missouri." The woman's family lives in Lincoln. The hat was identified by a restaurant keeper in this city who says its owner ate several meals at his place last week. It is believed that Mrs. Sechrest is the wife of Frank Sechrest, who was killed by Dr. Zorn at Kansas City three1 months ago in a dispute over a board bifl. The river is being dragged. Kansas City, Nov. 17. Mrs. Sechrest was supposed to have started for Kansas City to testify in the Zorn case, which was set for today, but up to this hour she had not been located. The killing of Se Christ by Zorn was a sensational affair and Mrs. Sechrest was the state's principal witness. AN OLD CONVICT FREE. John Drake, After 2i Years in Prison, Pardoned. Governor Stanley has issued a par don from the penitentiary to John Drake, who has spent just 24 years of his life inside the prison walls. He was sent to the penitentiary from Dickinson county in 1 S 1 8 under sentence of death, but the death sentence was, of course, never executed. Drake, who was a single mm, came to Kansas with Abram Norvel, :ind his wife, old friends of his, in 1&77, and Norvel and Drake rented a farm to gether near Abilene. One day they went to Abilene and got drunk together. lo ing home they quarrelled about Mrs. Norvel, Norvel making accusations which Drake claimed were false. In the fight which ensued Norvel was kill ed by a blow from Drake. Drake was convicted of murder in the first decree and sentenced to hanj, which means life imprisonment in Kansas. In all tha. 24 years that he has been in orison he has not disobeyed a single rule and has worked hard. For these reasons Gover nor Stanley released him. WONDERFUL VITALITY. Mr. Bailey's Father Reported Stronger Today. Baileyville, Kas.. Nov. 17. Monroe Bailey, faiher of W. J. Bailey, is ap parently better today though every one realizes that the end is not far away. He passed a very bad day Sunday, but rallied this morning and appears to be somewhat stronger today. Mr. Bailey is showing remarkable vitality, having taken no nourishment since a week ago last Saturday, and since then the physicians have said that the end was likely to come at any time. MKS. NATION IX HARVARD. Talks to the Students and They Sing ' Ain't Dat a Shame," Cambridge. Mass., Nov. 17. "Where withal shall a young man cleanse his ways?" shrieked Carrie Nation, at Har vard. "With soap," shouted the irrepres sible student, and a wild cheer went up from a thousand throats. It was in San ders' theater, packed as it never had been before. The old place for almost an hour held one of the wildest commotions that Harvard ever has known. A Kansas cyclone had struck Harvard, but it did little good. Harvard students and their professors are no better today, and the only trace of Carrie's visit are the little silver hatchets which crimson students are wearing everywhere today. Carrie thought Harvard men needed reforming. But they disagreed with her. "You can get along without liquor if you want to," she said. "Sure, so can you." was the answer. "And, anyway, what earthly pleasure can you get from it. Oh! filthy! filthy! It takes away your brains. It robs your manhood. It makes you weak. Oh, boys, it's a shame." "A measly shame am " caught up the tuneful reply, "to keep your honey out in the rain." And so it went. The clay was as much Harvard's as the indomitable Carries, and. after all. the undergraduates got the most satisfaction out of it. "I love you. hovs; I want to see you all in heaven," said Carrie. "I am giving my life for you. The saloons have con- sp!red against you, boys. They are try ing to murder you. You're the all-precious jewels. A saloon wouldn't kill a horse, but it would willingly kill you. "I met two naughty hovs. At least, 1 took them for boys. They were both smoking, and I asked 'em to throw t-ie filthy weds away. Do you know what they said? They said they were instruc tors, and, do you know, they laughed at me." Wpalher Indications. Chicago. Nov. 17. Forecast for Kan sas: Generally fair and warmer tonigit and Tuesday: southerly winds. ' TOPEKA, FEUD AfID MURDER Simmons-Colley Family Quarrel aiid Its Tragic End. Trial of J. W. CoIIey Begins at Oskaloosa. MRS. WILLITS' FATHER He Lost His Life at Hands of Brother-in-law. Much Interest in Jefferson Co. Where Men Were Prominent. Oskaloosa, Nov. 17. The James W. Colley murder trial commenced today in the district court before Judge Marshall Genhart. There is a great deal of in terest in the case. F. P. Simmons, the man who was killed, was the father of Edith Willits. who caused a sensation two months ago by her indiscriminate love affairs and marriage to W. F. Elliott, a traveling man. when she had a husband living at Grantville. County Attorney Raines presented the case for the state and referred back to supposed causes of the trouble between Colley and Simmons which led up to the killing. He further referred to the remark of Coiley's, "That he would nev er be satisfied until he saw Simmons' Kentucky' blood spilled upon the side walk." The county attorney exhibited a diagram showing the scene of the killing. His statements seemed to im press the jury. H. B. Schaeffer, attorney for the de fense asked leave to reserve a statement ment until after completion of the state's testimony, which was granted. Further hearing of the case was de layed for some time awaiting the ap pearance of Attorney Atwood. Will Austin was the first witness call ed by the state. He testified that he had known both parties to the suit for over ten years. Also that he was an eye witness to the killing of Simmons. Saw Simmons on the night of the tragedy standing in front of Youngcamp's res taurant at Perry, Defendant had just come out of the restaurant. This was on the night of August 16. The two men were about fifteen feet apart. Witness j heard Simmons say in an ordinary to.it of voice: "Mr. Colley, I want to see you." They approached each other and Simmons appeared to push Colley to wards the edge of the walk. Colley then made a move as if to draw a revolver, "When Simmons exclaimed, "No you don't." Simmons then jumped on to Colley and the shot was fired. Simmons fell to the ground and expired almost immediately. The defendant then arose from a stooping posture and remarked, "I'll teach him how to knock me down." A rigid cross examination revealed nothing materially different from the di rect examination. Charles McDonald was the next wit ness for the state. He said that he was sitting in front of a barber shop near where the killing happened. His testi mony differed little from that of wit ness Austin. There are about 100 witness sub poenaed in the case and it is the opinion of the court officials that the case will continue throughout the week. James W. Colley, the defendant, has lived in Jefferson county for a long number of years. His home is at Perry. He is a real estate dealer, and he had never bean in serious trouble until the tragedy on the night of August 16, when he shot and killed F. P. Simmons in a street altercation. He has always had the respect of his neighbors and th people generally. F. P. Simmons was a farmer residing near Perry, and he bore a fair reputa tion as a citizen. The beginning of the trouble that led up to the killing dates back several years. Colley and Simmons were brothers-in-law. Both married wealthy half-breed Indian girls named Grinter, who lived in the south part of the coun ty. Colley had been financial agent for the Grinter family, but when Simmons married the second daughter he, instead of Colley. was consulted about business affairs. This started the feud. One dav last February the women members of Coiley's family received an obscene picture through the mail. Colley referred the matter to postoffice officials, v. ho traced the sending of the picture to Frank Simmons. Simmons was arrest ed, an indictment charging him with sending obscene matter through thv? mails was returned against him. he was convicted and was fined $500. This tend ed to widen the breach between the two men. On August 16 of this year the men met in front of a restaurant in Perry and en gaged in a rersonal encounter. Colle had just emerged from the restaurant when Simmons, who was standing on the outside beckoned to him. Colley ap proached Simmons, and as soon as he got close enough Simmons pushed him over. Colley is a frail man, and was using a crutch as a result of an acci dent he had met with some time before. Simmons was large and strong, and Colley was no match for him in a per sonal altercation. After Colley fell to the ground he made a movement as if reaching for a revolver, and Simmons grabbed hold of him. Collev succeeded ' in e'ettinc his revolver and in the struggle a shot was fired and Simmons fell to the walk, expiring a few minutes after he was shot. Colley was brought to Oskaloosa and lodged in jail, and several weeks after the killing he instituted habeas corpus proceedings before Judge Gephart and was released on $15,000 bond. Mr. Colley employed Judse L. A. My ers, of Valley Falls, and H. B. Schaef fer and D. H. Morse, of Oskaloosa. to defend him. These lawyers are consid ered the ablest criminal lawyers of the Jefferson county bar. They will leave no stone unturned that will have a ten dency to clear their client. The state will also be represented by able counsel. John Atwood, of Leaven worth, and Horace Phinney, of Oska loosa, will assist County Attorney Haines in the prosecution. With the excention of one man, the jury is composed entirely of farmers. The names of the jury are: A. L. Row ell, C. T Peck, H. Kruth. A. Richards, Tom Bates. B. F. Anderson. A. A. Curl, J. H. Miller. A. B. StiUman. S. R. Green, H. L. Brooks and John Wilson. The jury was secured Thursday of last week after the examination of 40 or more of the 75 special jurors drawn. On account of the serious illness of some of the witnesses, it was found necessary to take their depositions, and the case continued over until today for that purpose. There are over 100 witnesses subnoenaed in the case. Public sympathy in the county seems to be somewhat divided in the case but KANSAS, NOVEMBER with a slight leaning toward the de fendant. Coiley's plea will be self.-de-fense. DOWN TO 27 DEGREES. Was Enough. Cold Wave I,st Night to Count. Just enough of a cold wave arrived to save the predictions of the weather bureau. Early this morning the govern ment thermometer got down to 27 which is the coldest of the season. There was snow near Denver Sunday and the minimum temperature in Topeka was 31 and the maximum 89. The forecast sent out today was "generally fair and warmer tonight and Tuesday." The wind this morning was southeast blowing 8 miles an hour. The hourly temperatures recorded by the government thermometer today were as follows: 7 o'clock 28111 o'clock 33 8 o'clock 2912 o'clock 35 9 o'clock 30 1 o'clock 40 10 o'clock 31j 2 o'clock 45 GEN. GRANT'S WIDOW. She Is Reported as Seriously 111 in Washington. Washington, Nov. 17.Mrs. Julia Dent Grant, widow of General Ulysses Grant and mother of General Frederick D. Grant, is alarmingly ill at her home on Q street. A rumor was afloat yesterday that she was dying, and friends believe the end is near. Mrs. Grant had a severe fainting spell which, in view of the serious condition of her health for the past few weeks, caused great alarm. Mrs. Sartorls. who has been in constant attendance on her mother, hurriedly sum moned the physicians. The report that Mrs. Grant was dying spread rapidly and caused much excite ment. The Grant home was soon besieged by sympathetic callers, anxious for the latest bulletins. After the sinking spell Mrs. Grant rallied, and this afternoon was able to see and talk with her old friend, Mrs. Ice land Stanford of California, for a few minutes. Mrs. Stanford whs leaving for New York, and was especially anxious to see Mrs. Grant, and the latter asked the doctor's permission to receive her. When this was obtained, Mrs. Grant sent her carriage to the Arlington to bring her friend, who, however, was pro hibited by the doctors froi remaining longer than a few minutes. Mrs. Julia Dent Grswit is nearing her seventv-sixth birthday.' Her maiden name was Julia Dent, and she lived on a plantation near St. Louis when she met L'lysses S. Grant, who had just been grad uated from Wrest Point. Grant and Miss Dent's, brother were chums at West Point. After young Grant's graduation he Was sent to Jeffer son Barracks at St. Louis, a few miles from the Dent home. The young couple attended the same dances and parties, and before the first winter season was over Lieutenant Grant and Miss Dent were engaged. Grant went to the Mexican war and re turned a captain. Captain Grant and Miss Dent were married fn St. Louis on Amgust 22, 1S4. He was sent to a frontier post and his bride accompanied him. After a few years. Captain Grant re signed and settled on a farm In Missouri. When the civil war broke otit. Captain Grant drilled a company of soldiers and volunteered for service. During the war Mrs. Grant remained at home, doing what she could with other women to help those at the front. "I shall never forget Vicksburg." said Mrs. Grant. - "That was. the general's greatest battle. I have always been grateful that I was able to be near him during those critical hours." Mrs. Grant was her husband's faithful helpmeet, both when he was a great gen eral and' afterwards when he was chief executive of the nation. - Mrs. Grant accompanied her husband in his famous trip around the world. After that they settled in New York, where they lived until his death. For the last few years Mrs. Grant has lived in Washington. FUNSTON ON A HUNT. Returns to Denver With Many Prairie Chickens. Denver, Nov. 17. Geenral Funston has returned from a hunting trip to northern Wyoming. Prairie chicken, which are about the most expensive wild fowl now on the market, filled a considerable space in the Burlington baggage car, and the commander of the deoartment of the Colorado was congratulated upon his arrival at headcuarters this morn ing unon the success of the hunt. General Funston spent six days near Sheridan, Wyo, with E. Gillette, division superintendent of the Burlington, and several friends on a prairie chicken hunt. To several of the party it was a novel experience, shooting from and around a luxuriously furnished private car in the Wyoming wilderness. "I spent six days hunting," said Gen eral Funston. "and had one of the bes; times of my life. The trip was fo, chicken hunting, and we saw a great many, killed how many. I don't know. We lived in Mr. Gillette's private car and did not camo out. We paid no at tention to big game, confining our shoot ing around t-e car. In addition to the chickens we saw a few ducks." The general commented upon the in credulity with which the easterner would received a story that wild fowl could be bagged by a party of hunters on a private car. Around Sheridan the country is wild. AITTU CAUSES ACC1DEM. Horse Frightened, Farmer Thrown Out and Injured Severely. Mineola, Nov. 17. Frightened by Fox hall Keene's auto, Valentine . H. Hai lnck's horse ran away yesterday in a road near here. Hallock is 80 years old and could not rein in his horse. The old man was thrown from his farm wasron. The wacon was loaded with crates. and some cf these fell on Hallock. He received a compound fracture of the col lar bone, and several ribs were broken. One rib is thought to have been driven into one of the lungs. Mr. Keene was in the auto. He stopned the machine at once and weni to the old man's aid. A doctor was with Keene and attended the injured man. who was taken home. A Hunter Accidentally Shot. Eureka. Kan- Nov. 17. Ora Nooks, a voting farmer, living southeast of town, accidentally shot his right hand off while duck hunting. It is the second accident of that kind in Greenwood county this season. 17, 1902. MINERS' FIGURES. The Anthracite Workers Hare Been Gathering Statistics. Show Few High School Gradu ates Among Their Children. THE WAGE RATE SHOWS An Average of $385 a Year Taking All Classes. President Mitchell Resumes His Testimony Before Commission. Pottsville, Pa., Nov. 17. Statistics gathered by the United Miie Workers from tle Schuylkill region for presenta tion to the arbitration commission, show that only 4 per cent of the grad uates of the local high schools are sons of miners. The wage rate shows an average of J385 per year "for the mine workers, wages of laborers being included with the miners in the calculation. A pro test will be made on behalf of the Schuylkill miners to the commissioners against the acceptance of the proposi tion of the Reading company to base the rate of wages on the price of coal. This was the system in vogue here before the strike of 1900 and mine workers say to return to it would be very unsatisfac tory. MITCHELL RESUMES. Scranton, Pa., Nov. 17. President Mit chell of the miners' union, resumed the stand today upon the convening of the coal strike commission and his cross examination by Wrayne MacVeagh. which was begun on Saturday, was continued. Mr. MacVeagh represents the Erie company which operates the mines under the names of the Pennsyl vania Coal company and the Hillside Coal & Iron company. Mr. Mitchell, who has been on the stand since Friday morning, brought with him a number of documents and books which he fre quently referred to in order to refresh his memory. There seemed to be no falling off in the interest in the proceeding. A large number of persons patiently stood in line in the corridor of the building in the hope of gaining admittance to the hearing. Only a small portion of them were successful, the limited accommo dations being almost entirely taken up by counsel for both sides and mining officials, representatives of mine work ers and workmen who are employed in the mines. Mr. MacVeagh began his examination by reading from newspaper clippings of the methods of a labor organization known as the Operative Plasterers' as sociation of New York against the em ployers. "Do you approve or do you heartily disapprove of these methods?" Mr. Mac Veagh asked. 'I should say that my union has no such rules," was Mr. Mitchell's response. Mr. MacVeagh repeated his question and Mr. Mitchell said: "I can only say that in the absence of knowledge as to the causes which made them adopt such resolutions I am not competent to pass upon the fairness or unfairness of them. On the surface and with the information you convey to me I should say they are unfair." Mr. MacVeagh referred to the subject of placing the responsibility for the in creased price of coal and inquired: "Do you still feel at liberty to say that it is none of your business what additional cost the people wil have to pay for their coal if that additional cost is the immediate result of your demands?" "I have not said at any time it was none of our business," replied Mr. Mitchell. "I have rStated it was beyond our control. That we have absolutely nothing to do with the selling price of coal." "Won't your men have to work five years to make up the loss they sustain ed during the strike?" Mr. MacVeagh asked. "Not by any mean? " was the positive answer of Mr. Mitchell. "Mr. Mitchell, do you think you have the right to ask for an increase in wages which, if granted, would increase the cost of living to hundreds of thousands of poor?" The miners' representative replied that there are five hundred thousand persons in the anthracite fields who are starving and it is their fundamental right to ask for living wages in return for their labor. The examination for a few minutes became very spirited on this nhase of the consequence of the strike and then Mr. MacVeagh turned to the matter of protecting the properties during the strike. Replying to questions by Mr. Mac Veagh on the right of private parties to protect their property, Mr. Mitchell said that the provision in the miners' consti tution against pickets grew out of the Homestead strike when a number of private detectives were employed as guards, most of whom, he declared had been recruited from the slums of Phila delphia and other large, cities. Mr. Mitchell insisted that the city, county and state authorities were competent to handle the matter. Raising his voice to a high pitch and speaking with great fervor, Mr. Mac Veagh asked the witness: ' Don't you know as well as you know your name is John Mitchell, that in spite cf the authorities of this city, of this county and of this state, this whole re gion has been treated for five months as a veritable foretaste of hell?" Mr. Mitchell calmly replied: "I don't know anything of the kind?" "Well, you will before we are through with you," was Mr. MacVeagh's retort. Commissioner Watkins here took a hand in the examination, and it was brought out that none o the nickts emplnyed by the companies represented by Mr. MacVeash had been recruited outside of the community. Mr. MacVeagh then read Governor Stone's proclamation calling .out the troops in which the governor said there wns a reign of terror in the region. Mr. Mitchell denied the correctness of the p-overnor's assertions. The eight-hour day question was taken up. and in reply to a query as to whether he had a right to limit a man's labor to eight hours a day, Mr. Mitchell renlied: "We favor a maximum cf eight hours a day." and a moment later in answer to a similar question said: "We will ac cept whatever award the commission makes, and that award will have prece dence over the laws of the union." Then Mr. MacVeagh said: "Abraham Lincoln was splitting rails, and he did not limit himself to eight hours, and you demand it not only for the men in the mines but for aiL the men above ground as well. He was doing infinitely harder work than nine-tenths of our men em- MONDAY EVENING, ployed in the mines above ground. So was Garfield when he was as a boy trudging along the path of the canal, tnd so was Mr. McKinley in his early life. I only mention these because they are the three victims of the spirit of an archy which is the curse of this country today and the only serious curse afflict ing it." Mr. Mitchell took quick notice of th word "anarchy" as employed by Mr, MacVeagh, and with considerable spirh. promptly inquired: "Trades unions are not held respon sible for it. are they?" "No, certainly not." said Mr. Mac Veagh. "Trade unions are most ad mirable, but you make a demand upon us that we shall prohibit every man in our employ from working more than eight hours. That strikes us as perfect ly inadmissible." In answer to further questions Mr. Mitchell entered into a detailed descrip tion of the workings of the union. TO CALL IN SOFT COAL MEN. Scranton, Pa., Nov. 17. The strike in vestigating commission has decided to send invitations to representatives of the Illinois Coal Operators' association to appear before the commission and tell of the conditions in that state un der the system of yearly agreements with the union. KILAUEAJCTIVE. Hawaiian Volcano More Tiolent Than for 20 Years. Has Been Restless Eyer Since St. Pierre Disaster. (Correspondence of the Associated Press.) Honolulu, Nov. 17. A wireles message received here this morning from the Island of Hawaii states that the volcano Kilauea has broken out in the most violent erup tion for the past 20 years. The outbreak occurred last night. Kilauea has shown mild intermittent activity since the out break of St. Pierre. Gov. Dole has issued a call for an ex tra session of the senate, to beein on the 20th of this month. The session will be of the newly elected senate, which is strongly Republican. The busines to come before t he legislators is the removal of public officials who have been accused of embezzlement and other misconduct and the appointment of successors. It is held that the governor has not the power un der the law to remove a public official br to suspend him. even if he is an admitted embezzler. That an amendment be made in the laws conferring such power, is one of the recommendations made in Gov. Doyle's report to the secretary of the in terior. The cruiser New York, -with Admiral Robley I. Evans on board, arrived here on the 8th of this month and the battle ship Oregon arrived yesterday. The Ne-v York came from Yokohama and made '-lit; trip in ten days and twenty minutes. The Oregon steamed slowly from San Francis co in 'ten days. Both vessels will remain here about two weeks. Owing to the fail ure to dredge Honolulu harbor, the Ore gon was not able to enter, but anchored off the channel, where coal is being sent to her. The opening of three or four thousand acres of public lands in Hawaii has been decided upon and Land 'Commissioner t Boyd left today to make the arrane- the homestead titles. Advices have been received that a number of families in Da kota are considering emigration to Hawaii as farmers and six families are said to he already on the way. Boyd will make surveys for &'K) acre tracts for them in an other part of Hawaii, where they are ex pected to engage in dairy farming. FIRE INJJEPOT. Causes Explosion of 50 Cases of Dynamite. Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 17. A fire which broke out in the freight depot of the Southern railway at Pell City, 54 miles east of here early today was follow ed by a terrifiic explosion which resulted In two persons being killed and 10 injured, two perhaps fatally. The dead: J. D. HALL, merchant of Fell City. THOMAS WHITEFIELD, brick mason from Cedartown, Ga. The injured:- N. B. Spears, former member of the Ala bama legislature, and Republican candi date for congress in the Seventh district two years ago. "arm broken and inter nally injured; may not recover. Engineer John Griffin, terribly cut in the side by a piece of flying wood; fatally. M. Tilden. Atlanta, Ga., bruised. Macey Seaborn, hand broken. D. A. Pike, agent Seaboard Air line, arm broken and leg injured. Frank Hightower, Cedartown, Ga., head injured. Mrs. Harry Cornell, proprietor of the Pell City hotel, foot crushed and internal injuries. W. A. Crooley, druggist, face and chest hurt. Conductor E. P. Sinclair, arm broken. Conductor J. M. Jackson, right shoulder dislocated. When the fire was discovered the night operator gave the alarm by repeatedly firing a revolver. This aroused the citi zens who ran to the depot to help save the freight. The fact was overlooked that fifty cases of dynamite were stored in the place and the explosion occurred while a large crowd of citizens and rail road men were near the scene. Ten busi ness houses were also wrecked, causing a heavy loss. Two freight trains on the siding were gotten away in time to save them. A FFOIX'I S 'KEG KO FIRKflAS. Second Case of Kind in History of the Department. New York. Nov. 17. Fire Commis sioner Sturgis has appointed thirty-five firemen, assigning fifteen of them to Brooklyn and twenty to Manhattan. One of the "thirty-five is a nesro. The colored man is Jacob Fulcher of 202 Prince street. Brooklyn. He is the second colored man to be appointed in the history of the department. The r thr one was appointed by former Commissioner Scanne!. and is doing duty in the fire marshal's office in Brooklvn. At the time of the first man's appointment there was a strons objec tion raised by other firemen to having to associate with a negro. Fulcher stood high in his civil service examination, and h?s been sent to do duty with hock and ladder company No. 61, in Erooklyn. Perry Pleads Not Guilty. Somerville. Mass., Nov. 17. To a charge of having murdered Agnes Mc Phee in this city on October 3, George L. O. Perry, the Cambridge negro, al ready charged with the murder of Claia A. Morton at Waverly, November 1, pleaded not guilty today in the Sonr ville superior court. TWO CENTS. CITY WASSAVED. Two Hundred Policemen in Chi cago Await Anxiously The Outcome of an Address by Emma Goldman. GUARDS IN THE 1IALL. Court Was in Session Beady to Issue Warrants. Four Hundred Mild Mannered Anarchists Heard Her. Chicago, Nov. 17. With 200 policemen and two catrol wagons held in reserve at the East Chicago avenue station, with Inspector Campbell, Lieut. Smith and six detectives in the hali, and Justice Hamburger in his court ready to isue warrants, Emma Goldman spoke before 400 anarchists at Clark and Erie street last night. Police precautions proved unneces sary, for the carnation in her hair was more fiery than anything Miss Goldman said. She did declare, however, that the police were "uniformed animals" and that the people of the country were "all cowards.' The audience was made up for the most part of Russian Jews, and about one-third were women. There were no red flags displayed. Rudolph Grossman, of New Tork, fol lowed Miss Goldman. At the conclusion of his address the orchestra played "The Marseillaise," and the crowd ioined in the chorus and cheered with enthusiasm. The only decoration in the hall was an oil portrait of Count Leo Tolstoi, wblen was raffled off at the close of the enter tainment. SKELETONS FOUND. Remains of Persons Who Drank Poisonous Water, San Bernardino, Cal., Nov. 17. A par ty of prospectors headed by Henry Ar neil, who is well known all over the desert mining district, has arrived here biinging word of the discovery in southern Nevada of the remains of sev eral people supposed to have oeea a party of prospectors. Arneil and a party had been prospect ing in Nevada and were on their way to this city, intending to come by the way of Mormon Springs. When near what they supnosed was Timber moun tain, they were attracted to a spring by the luxuriant growth of vegetation around it which could be seen for miles. Upon nearing the spring they were startled to find first a Dart of a human skeleton and a little farther on the remains of several other skeletons, showing that quite a party had perish ed. Although the finding of a humai skeleton on the desert is not an event that creates much excitement, the dis covery of the remains of an entire par ty caused much wonder among the prospectors, especially when they were so near a water supply. The cause of their death was soon revealed, however. No sooner had the members of the par ty drank water from the spring than they were seized with cramps, some of them suffering intensely. Suspecting that the water contained a min;ral poisoning, Arneil cautioned his compan ions against drinking more of it, and after resting over night started for this city, bringing with him samples of the water. The water was analvzed by a chemist and proved to be heavily charged with arsenic. A League Against Autos. New York, Nov. 17. A league against the abuses of motor car driving is being formed, says a Paris dispatch to the Times by way of London. Already it has been joined by judges, barristers and literary men. Temperatures of Large Cities. Chicago. Nov'. 17. 7 a. m. tempera tures: New York, 48; Boston, 44; Phil adelphia, 48; Washington, 50; Chicago, 46; Minneapolis, 26; Cincinnati, 50; St. Louis, 46. ' MILLS' STORE NEWS. Welcome Sale Continued and many new and attrac tive prices will be made on seasonable merchandise.' Considering the high grade of goods offered and the low prices being made on the same this sale is one that should be taken advantage of as the opportunity is offered for the purchasing of Au tumn Goods, such as Blan kets, Sheets and bedding of all kinds. Dress Goods in black and colors Ready - to - wear Suits, Skirts, Coats, Cor sets, Waists, etc., etc. This sale is be'ing held to make all acquainted with our new store in all its de tail, for 3-ou to know where each department is located and to see how much they have been enlarged. THE MILLS CO. The Style Shop of topeka'