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'HE ST. LOUIS RErUBLIC: TrESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1004.
. - j K J tf fc t TALBOT CASE DEVELOPMENTS BEGIN TO LOOK UNPLEASANT. ON TALBOT CASE: I)dr Irvine Tells of Iii-appoint intuits and w JJoik;s. DOES NOT ATTACK BISHOP. eV.fiJccs Public letter ( Prel.l in "JiJcJi Jle '"hum lo ll-ue i;one Bight in l.liinit Philadelphia, Dec. K. The 1'eyrt-ren.t I-ewtor lnr.tliam N. IV. Irvine, wh.j'.e f-Ierds have lodged a new prist ntnient (gainst Bishop I'tbell-c-rt Talbot of the '"nlral Penn-jlvaim l)io?ee. who im f locked the fornur rector. ciiisti.ted to il 17 to te.l of his iM disappointments and sew hopes. "J am onlv willing to pe-,l; In a gen eral way of the featar - of the ihm;." -aid Doctor Irvine. "I-i th- fiivt jilii e. I wish It could I imil" ptala tint this -..fe-e.nl-hit at b not an attack by mi1 upon 11. -.hop "1'ilhat, but tint it Is .1 pro'X'c'.uion brought bv the church to inquire Into actions which brine the chareh into discredit Bishop Talbut and I uen- alwiiv good friends laiLl liouble nro3 over Mr. El llott while I vva. rector at Huntingdon." "Did Bishop Talbot -iiit Mrs. Klliott fre quent!?" Doctor Irvine vjs ak'd. "He did. and they Mpoeared to be ilce friends," wns the rtply. "Wiiv. vou know, j.arple is trie- 131-hop's odor, and Mrs. El liott ued tn wear purj.'.c when the Bishop came to town. 1 do rot like to dwtll upon that part of the a-e. although from tl'" circumstance1? It mu-t be an important Tart." "It Is reported that It i bad largelv upon a letter written to the Rev i end Mr Tpjohn. and that no word of the lattvr ha 3 ex been made -"iblic "I believe that i" correct. Se-v.ral BNh tp. were nferred to in that letter, mo't cif whom hae repudiated the u- of their names as refirenre; again-t m When the wording of that Ivtler be comes pabllc tlie church will le ..irpi iJ. In It I am chare. il with all .-on- of things and some .of the rt.fi.ii.nce- will iau-e a -enwition. Thine- 1 ae so far been (.mothered. "Bishop Talbut at one time asktd. liiin-s-rlf. for an inqUrj after the tlrst . otn-jnltte-o by a closo vote had faibd to ps .vent him. but he afterwards vitbdr w M requefct. Abojt a car ifter h li.nl b".n deposed I -ni-ote to Bishop Talbot .-i-klnc 'or rein.statement. 1'art of the !:t-r read- "You must eertalnlv reniemb-r that I did my duty in leportimr tin ITiik.lt di vorce -JiatleV to -iou. Ycu r'ruunly r cemmunieated lici. no the receipt- sho Y'"j wanted me to compromt-e the c.ie WU hfr afterarl I could not do so There was nail ire ror ra- to tin but to Ha ild my erooml tmdtr"fire from her. "'Both Mrs. Klliott nnd herhuslMntl had been divorced. Mr. Klliott's ea-e wa a vtrv sTieous one. Alas, how could either Mill or I have romrromised" IoTt yo-i rememlvr our sipnatures were cien to the memorial to the General Convention neaint marrjine div-orcl perrons under sny circumstances' Tlien. why liouM 1 1-e madff a yrnpcoat to nnpfa-.e an enraeed dlvorccl coople' wrath' I akl miu to remember that your pre-ent Thrift was (1 Bishop, and as -uch do v.lut Christ would in to m. His priest. a". what he de mands of you. hi BNhop' "To this letter I have nier received a replv. 1 liai never lost hope, however. f beire restored to mv nehtful place in the church. I hope this mav follow the new presentment, hut I still ak the pub lic to rcmemW the presentment is not lelng broucht by me out of revence. but Is simply th wort of earnest churchmen, who. without question regardine me. lie lleve that harm has been done the rhurch by the Bishop" USE DYNAMITE AS TARGET. Explosion Follows and a l?ov Is Killed. itKi'mw fpm.M. Batavla, O.. Dec. r.l Arthur Hawor'.h. 12 years of ace. ilid from the effects of the explosion of a lrat of dvnamlt" pow der under peculiar circumstances. Young Haworth. in company with two other bovs. went huntine. In the neiRh lKrhood of where thi' praders are at work on tho Svine Tru ion Line they noticed a box who-e sinoolb side offered an invit Inc mark at which to shoot. Tho bovs measured oft about fifteen steps, and Hiworth. who carried a Fio brt rifle, fired into the box without anv thouglit as to its contents There was an explosion that shook houses for miles around. The box containrd 3.7) pounds of giant blasting powder, for use in grading on this roail. The boy5i father is X'riah Haworth, a piominent farmer, near here It I.anK CmioiI. Oh. a "possum fat Hancs from the limb. And the world looks guod AVhen I think of him. And lc-nfs fell down And a frost Is nieh. And the vellow vams And the punkln pie Are In .-a.-nn row. Ai.d lye-hominv And hoe. and the world l.:Kks pood to me" And mosquitoes thev Don't stab no mole. And no rcdbi ain't On the ciandv shore Ami they ain't a thine That kin mar m J05 lxeeptln' now Th.it I ain't no boy Like I wns and lovers Are on the lea. Ami the moonlit world Iy?oks good to me. Houston Po-t. hY Republic Wants i y mi z ! Unless yon own a little ground too. lack something of the fall stature ol' citizenship. It won't cost much to begin just watch The Republic Real Estate Ads. in Bring Results i i i "CiAt !f 2ijSV4lA jaKJt l fU. ','S-v. - W. - Ce - - ' - ' L CANNOT WELL BE AVERTED ( '"' Leaders Kealize Un-avoiy I Stories Are to Ik i Tol(1 DR MORGAN DIX WITHDRAWS. IMi-ad- Advanced Years a- V i"je, but in Keulitv, It Id Jiaiil. Dm-? Not Wish to Mix in Xastv Trial. Kni'L'ui.n: -l-t.'i vl. NVw Yori:, lc. -Ainui. influ-'itial mn f the Protectant Episcopal Church hope of avtrtins th- scandal m.naceil bv th sensational chareeM broucht. against Bi-hop TallKit of th ij.ixse of Centra! 3Vnn-lv.ir.ia. ii virtually dead. Tli. laiet development in thi- amazine a.- is the withdrawal o" the U'verend IVet.ir Muisan Lnx from the Committee of lrqjiry. .11 pointe-l bv Bi-hop Tattl the jniiiini: beau of the cUircli. The v-enera le lector of Trinity pii 1.'-auvaiK.-l ars .1- a reas.n for lis 1111-v.Iline:.- lOMrve. But rn n In position lo know tli Until a--u-t that Dottoi Uix's -e.l rea-o-i i i firm conviction that j the investigation of the Talbot ohnrce- j will broaden into a scandal so unsavor;. j and of -uch dimensions that he is deter- j mm. d to ki"n out of it. The l'r. i-iJine Uisliop had silc.te.I Uo" tor Inv for ;he impoitant jios: of cl air man of the Coni'nilte" of Inquirv. and the Ib-vererd Doetor AV. B. Bodtiie of 1'hiia d.lphu will ni.w -ftve :n that t-ipaiilv All till- was quletlv arranged tliK morn ing and a middav- tralr earri-il the ftire-fullv- suirded jrtf nttnent from this iltv to Philadelphia It was Docttir IK who di-palcheil tiie d'mnent. and it w.ib I.i tor Bodine. the nw cliauman. vhu re ef ivel it Non,. uf the (huielnnen who knew the cortent of til. prefeutmnt could lie in-duc-il t.i-djv to divulge it contents ' hi.'l amniii. tli-e secrets l- the "l"p 3ohn I. I'-r. ' in wMeh Bishop Talbot drat.-.h- n.un. of ciuiie of the foremo-t of Anerir:iu . hun hmeu Into ti:c affair Thi--I'pi.din l.-tfr" is the fouidition stone of tlie prese'itmnt again-: B'-hop Talbot Iler is tile eai t tixt of the I'pjollli let ter in full It wa addre-eii to the Kev eienil Iurtor 1'pjohn. preMnt of Th Philadelphia braii.'h of thv Catho'ic Club and r.ad-. Till: LETTER. "Diocese of Central Penn-vlvajiii B-shop's Hoi.e. South Bthieh.'in. Pa. (Hated Ua-hmston. D. C St. Paul - Daj yyt M;- Dear lctor Upjolui. In pil ing thr.iagh Philadelpliia I happened to mr.t tlie Bev.r. nj iir. Sehulte and he mentioned the fact that some dNeus'non of ih 1 vine tae had como up in the Catholic Club. 1 fiei that jou will pardon me If I ven ture to pre-ume iiw)n my high ei-teem for v u and conlldenc. in ou to write vou al-out it "I do it fir-t bc-au"e I cannot afford to so into the veilotv journals with Irvine ano 1 f. ml my-elf. "But h; i such a plausible romancer that 1 am not greatly surprised to learn 1 tat. in the utfr absence of any pro test from me, ome ot the brethren mav think I am to blme. "Jiav I. therefore, siy to yoti that this man was deposed nearly two jears ago for gros immorality, and for lewd and las civious conduct with women. "That not ne of the questions which he trie- to nnkr capital of was ever men ticnd or refeited to in his trial, but that loth the Committee of Inquiry and the court found nuch a horrible condition at Huntingdon that they conflnd themselves entirely to the evidence there abundantly pivfn "That Irvine las rKen thirtv vears in the ministry and twntv of those years ha been under the ban of ecclesiastical discipline. "Thrt he has Wn suspended once, ad monished once in your dioccco and in hibited and mad to leave repeateillv. "That eight Bishcps have grave charges againn him. that the vcneraliie Bishop of Quincy wrote to me on his deathbed that Irvine had outraged two girls n this city. "That there is no foundation whatever in his alle.Tatlor that the B!"1iod. who know- him well, had any dream of casting rnv reflection on our dioce cr mvseir, or had any reference whatever to him In their rame-t advocacy of what we ail want and will, I hop-, soon have a court of appeal "His case wa one out of fifteen or twentv. and all ahki emphasize the need of such a court. "That all his talk about a divorced woman ling- excommunicated and then restored bv m is ba-eiess "The woman having brought from Phil adelphia (St Clement's) a letter commend atorv to Hembudcdon a- the priest ther (so Irvine told me), said -h1 wa divorced under the provisions of our canon "One would siippos n man with such a rceoro would hide his face with shame "Of courso. , a not altogether pleasant for me silentlv to endure -uch vilifica tion as he heip- upon me. but I confess it has not greatly disturbed me. nor have I lost anv -leep "I have actfd kindlv and a rUhte-ously as was possible If the world knew whv li" was deposed and what he reallv is he would pet no s-vmpathv. It mav b- in your power to riure them (meaning the doubling bicthren). "Hi-hops Whitaker. Whitehead Sey mour. Scarborough Potter. Uoane. Adams. Tavior the Reverend Doctor Lefhnaw ell sxitl a host of others will bear out ail I have said as to bis character. With every assurance of personal es teem. I am, ve'v dear doctor fHlthfullv vours ETHELBKRT TALBOT" MRS. GRANT'S SISTER DEAD. Mrs. Nellie Dent Sharp Was Widow of Arniv OffiVer. Washington. Dec. X. Mrs Nellie Dent Sharp, the widow of Major Al-.xander Sharp, t" S. A., and -ister of the late Mrs. V. S. Grant, died in this city to-day. The bodv will be buried at the Presidio, ril where the bodv of Matur Rhnei .- died three vears ago. are interred - ' - ' -j t A VS.-r"'V MAJtH?V-1.e. .i- .r-, vliS!; r-xr yvJ NEARLY 20,000 PERSONS ENJOYED DINNER PROVIDED BY THE PUBLIC AT THE COLISEUM f& BU-Sv - , nSw',-'; rutm 'nm. Clniinia l'Vast Thi in Have IScMi iln I'vt'i' (liven Wiii i it Kept "'.nM'Six limn-. Tli- Chrl.-tniaa dinner given h' (. i u. seum es:erday by the generou p.uple f St. Louis was on- of th greates- re' given in th. iltv. I'unds for the feo-: were collected bv the Po-t-Dlpat h I r . gi:e-ts numoerel nearlv ?)r.jo -n,e at tendame of children was greater tb's .! than tver before Long be'o-e tlie hone of tlie op. nlng if the i'oli.seiim door Ihe -tret n all -1J1 s of tli' ':eat building were crowd-d with an eagir. liappj, huns-y throng They Wire unmindful of the mi-;!ng rain Cfcll- .Iro elinit- to their rnoTlter- Klrt unit mother- ul'ft bal s In their arms remov. d imjL' tbt-ir ' art hav.N and rath"- too off i tii-ath for an m-int Tj " v,-ro ivt pre thtjir -Hs jmi v r ipjj-il th-m arujnd pr.l for soch a joilj lut of mlerf&tlne :h-!r I. til. The, .. ones. a happv jollv lot and befor . . . , .hem pi --d t vi.,1 of a great tree laden with stiauge r-nt .ml 1 nil aut hgi. s jn.l vvon.jrous gift- Anl no, avd ,, ,. ., , , , ,, tl-cn. ibroiign a imrtiv oper-u door whiffs of turke ria-t bet f anl other -.iv-. SEVERE BLIZZARD SWEEPS OVER ALL WESTERN STATES! -- . - ' "i --- -. - . . -p... .- lowed li Falliii-,' TeliipeiiiUire. iii-ini; Ui-low iliceio .M.uk at .Many 1'liiie-. oers t he llniiie Coimlri I-imii .Montana to i lit (oa.is of Texa Snow ami Sleet in .NYlira.-lca. Kan.-a-. (-klalio-ina. linlian Ten itory anil Nonliern Texa Tiain Si.-liednle- Jieaily Disiiiihed C'atile Aie 'ot AlTi-rted. INTENSE COLD WAVE IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING MISSOURI. Ib-por'- ft. mi all of the W.-tein State telling of heavv lauis. lollouid invanablv bj a eveie -tirm atconipanied by drops hi the temp, ratuie rangirt; from ten to fortv deciees. indicate tint a blnts-aid of ungual intin-itv 1-approjehing from tre Northwe-l. 1h cold vse had its origin in tlie Northwt stem States erlv ve-terdiv morning IVim Montana. IVioining and tho Dakota- tie area of lugli pressure lias extended rapi.H.v sotithfaitwanl over the cast -lop- of the Locky Mountain In the far AV tert States tlie teinrx-ratiii ve,Urdav morning readied a minimum of 30 degrees bel&v rem at Hivr Mont. ThrotiRli StUthwe-te--n Nebraska th" cold w-av spread on into Kansas, Okl homa. In-11-fi Tfrntorv and Teta". and vi-as aco-ipan.. d at all points bv high wind". haw rains and a rarll decrease in temperature. 1'erort.s from ail sections of Kansas sar that a severe storm snept the Stnte. the mercurv ranging from zero to 10 degrees above. Oklahoma and Indian Terrltorv tell of efiualV rapid falls of the mercurv. and In Northern Texas the temperature dropped fortv degrees between L' an.l 5 o'clock In the afternoon and e-.-enlrg. POtTHERN TEXAS TLOODED. Southern Te-cas was swept bv a flood, the greatest since the Galveston flood in 1M. Houston was flooded with water, and late in the evening the temperature began to fa" rapldlv. Indicating the ap proach cf the blizzard which swept the northern part of the State Dispatches from Oklahorni indicate that the blbzard was blowing a gale from the soutliwst. and the indications are that the temperature will fall rapidly tbroughout Missouri this morning. Reports from the western parts of the State sav that the mercurv is dropping swiftly lnce the cessation of the rains which fell gererallv over the State and relle.ed the previiling droughty condi tions. Xorthwes- Missouri v.as first touched bj the bl!z7ird. and tnow began falling early in tho evening. St. Joseph reports a heavy rainstorm, which t'irned Into a blizzard aftrr a downpour of tvent-four hour-' duration. Train schedule! have been greatly dis turbed tnroughout Te-a, Oklahoma and the Irdian Territory Texas reports say that cattle will undoubtedly suffer greatly, while cattlf-nrn in Kan-as. Nebraska and Oklahoma viy that thy are well pre pared to withstand the sudden drop in temperature. Tdephon" and telegraph lines have ben damaged considerably over the io-m-Rwept area, the fail of sleet and now being un'j"ual! heavy in Kansas and Ne braska. BUZZARD AT ST JOSEPH. RFP1 m.IC i-l-OlAl St Jo-epl. Mo. Dee J' A rainstorm, which ha" been blowing here for twenty four horn- turned into a blizzard tr-niht. Tlie temperature befan falling rapldiy and the first .-.vere storm of the jear was e-coeriencid. Snow begun falling at f o'clock, but th" precipitation was rot great enough to -liously Interfere, vritli railioad or street car traifle COLD WAVE vr GOLDEN CITT. nnpi'ni.u "tbha u Golden Cllj. Mo.. Dtc. K A per'rsl of unusuailv warn weather was b'ought to a clos this aftc.noon bv a told wave and a decided drop in the mercury. Cnritm.is dinners were eaten here with the doors and wlndOTVs open. ADRIAN GETS NEEDED RAIN. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Adrian. Mo . Dec. 28 A much-needed rain has been falling to-day. breaking a dro-ght of ocveral month-' duration THUNDEROTORM AT MARSHALL. REPiTlLIC EPECIAL Marthall. Mo . Dec. 2o A genuine thun- demtorai prevailed here this morning with j neavy ram. farmers are greativ relieve.!, becit-cc ci-tems and ponds have been dr. for the past two mouths. SOAKING RAIN AT MILAN. niPUBLIC FPDC1AL. Miica. Mo Dc. M. A four months' drought wan broken here to-day by a slow-, soaking rain. FIERCE STORMS IN TEXAS. Snovr Indications Throughout Northern Section. nsruiiuc special. Dallas, Tex., De. SI There n-a- a rui- r. avv fc oik. . (,iv.r izk am r w jvcssflgn esfs .,.-. tt. ' s..b vrr ' --s. w mr jmmwi mt v..,rs.,..i wmmmSLm ' 4mmK ml- ft F'i(m mr ls; am ill i 5 1 ! A k-m a 1 4 i.m r 1 ltd r -dtew , I n ft sTSk cuoki'ig cr. I. i th ir nos:-ii- a:.d w betted theii ,ipp. tltc i-;aciiy a: ii zv the great aoors or tne t eoli-i.rri -ivmi" oDen ami the rush . '''I'PV agr?uf sts -wept the Re- ption l'..n.mtll ,.f ...nf f. ... nn.l InAl .tlle iJIU-T-4 Uai ibn. Kfrjoii1 v.-.- fill J with H.Itlll. .. !. TII.I1- -! - . .1.1 I V. . I- elt.ll nitiiiir ' mi mil" ".I a ii iu uit'Ii an' ..r 1)(Jv ,H ,,,.-(,. tl a. nnl l.-.ius.. t-e v ei e -i. lest- of r'a-iia I'lui" He ! ,c-' " " -rvUi.lv in b' l)'n- this !'. ir -rtf- jie-onallv ol tlilun! some . hj, j..,i,- nut he :ie.r trutM the ' w.ui.i. ifi.1 i e a the di. um to anv a 1 den dtop ,n tempeiat'.-'e ovei Northern T. as tlt ' o'll.n thi- -v.ni:g and to right tlie wind is howiing and the mer curv belo-v tlie fr zing point. The fill In temperature benwren 2 aad 0 o'clock approximated fortj ilegree To night it is snowing In tlie Panhandle and In the upp r Red River Valie,- s'.uth of Oklahoma Cit This will help wlnt.- whevt. which is b ginning to suffer from lack of moisture, but it i likely tr. le -everej on range cat tle, bieau-e. of the sudden change from hot to cold condition" I'ort Worth and Waco report clear and freezing weatlur. aril Teiarkana and Shreveport repoit continuo'.s rains for the last tnentv-four Iiour" with the weather growing coldir to-night. There are Indications of snow at Denlso-i Pari', Gainesville md Ardmorc. All trains from the North and Eait are greatly de-Iav-d to-night and much inconvenience Is being experienced In she matter of travel TEXAS COAST FLOOD SWEPT. Heaviest Kninfnll Shire Ciahes ton Flood at Houston. RraTBi.tr srwTAr Houston. Tex . Dec 2; -The Texas foat country I fairlv svvlmmlrg. due to th heaviest rainfall since the 3nIvston flood in !&'. Th precipitation last night was continuous, and since morning has been leavv Reports to-nl?ht Indicate the rain general in the coat countrv At "i o'clock to-night there was a sud den fall of temperature and the first real blizzard of the winter is -weeping this section. The intensity appears to grow hourly. Streams are swollen and rapidly ru-ing. Tralrs are gererally off schedule, due to soft tracks. In Houston ftreets have been under wa ter and considerable damage done The Ma-foot -tret tunnel, which Ls Iwlcg com pleted bv the International and Great Northern. Is almot wartied aw-av and Is hav!ly injured. ZERO REACHED IN NEBRASKA. Storm With Lipht Snowfall Itages All Day Long. r.spruLic TEci vl Omaha. Neb. D-c X Nebraska is ir. the grasp of the Jirst real blizzard of the wine- and lite sleet and snow are driven bv a fierce gale from the north, while tho mercurv throughout the northern and v-oMe-rn districts is down to zero. Ail dav the storm ha-s ragd and. while a comparative light snowiail has result ed the bits of ico (ling tl.rou-rh the air mnko It almost impossible to face the wind Wintei wheat will le benefited bv the mow and llv Hock will probably e-cai Willi light !o-se, as the winter na, been verv open and stock is In good shape to stand bad weati r There has beet much gras on the range and cattle cm stand a number of davs of storm without much loss. SEVERE COLD IN KANSAS. Tempera line (Joes to Zero in Ser lions of Sute. RFTniJi" -PBTJ M Topclca Kas . Dec. 25 Rejorts from all over the State sav a were torm, amount ing to almost a blizzard, with heavy north wind, is raging to-night. The mercury ranges from zero to 10 above. 1 h temperature is growing colder, tut stock will not suffer very greatlv. DOES NOT AFFECT CATTLE. Storm Sweeping Indian Ten itory Brings Drop of 3." Degrees. Ardmore, I T, Dec 25 A blizzard is sweeping ovr the Indian Territory There w?s a drop of tbirty-flve degrees in temperature to-day and the cold Is in creasing. Stockmen assert that the cold wave will not affect cattle, as they are In excellent condition and able to stand much cold. NEARING ZERO MARK. Kansas City. Mo.. Dec. 26 At midnight the temperature was 13 above zero, and falling. Two Inches of snow, following rain and sleet, covers the. ground. The storm ha not been severe. - r - V''tyJ - .Jj - -- f- KZ'- sUed.'- . t.v ' n p. ' here , K wa- n in rv i'hriiiiMs rr 11' IT .'!.. i ir iiiu the long wh.t t ibit- I' wis ,( ang.- gathering of people, o, ft-il olo Tij r" v.'r t-r-on who-e ii i M rtr- of urf.rlng ,.od . ars of i i: ' -' i' - ni il trouble wei.- fornti.-n for a s -'io 'jour-, an.l .-very fa- was r. the.i i, .-nib--. an'I litighter r t-g hi, ii ' the ollsci-m and tliee.lioes an 11 . re wa i botinti'til supply of good thtn-- and evervone ate until n uld ,..'. -wall anoth.r bite. One little hov-v.,a- .rving bittirlv. and a kind-heart, d wait.r -t.iip.-d to a-k the cause of Khe t. ii 'Oil, mi-". I kin eiian.but I can't val Ir." -ol.bed the Hfie feiion. 'Aid I w intei at di pi. " I'or -x Iiuum gue"t afi.r gues- vi srrv.il until mr .n jire-ent hid -n-Joved n full Chri-lmas dinner, anil ib n lliev reiie.l their cl't" an.l wen; tiome v nn light and happ.v hearts. The bread that va- I'll from the fe.!-! via- given to the gusts A br id line was funned at the 1 birteentli streft n-tinni- and each f,J'"t w n!vn a loaf of br. ni Si'y poIi-men were on dutv a I day. ke. rung pee-jiis in line and handling th . rottd $ THEIR DRINKS j yj pry Sevent.v I'ive Soldiei- at Fori Touen Take I!ar ly Storm and 1 Sari eiider Ciijitulates. PRIVATE CAPTAINS THEM. t.'oi poi.il" (iiiaid I Sent to Ai vol IMsorderly Men and Fierce I I'ipht Ensiie Plate (;ia-s and Fixture Smashed. RniTEMr- .-riiTAL I'ort Tottcn. I. I. Dec V. With fixJ bavoneLs s.entv-five soldi rs stationed at Port Totten charged a hotel conducted by Joseph Winters to-night. In an intoxi cated condition tlies took poes..ion of the hotel, drove the patrons from the rear door and forced the bartender at the point of the bavonets to give them dnnks. The soldiers brok" Rway from th pot at noon to-dav. Captained bv a dare devil private they fixed ba onets and or dered the bartender to capitulate The latter r. tired nehind the bottles and glasses and served up drinks for the riot ous poidiets Guests in the hotel to the number of I fiftv lle.l at the approach of the soldier The artillervmen took po-.oseion of the herstelrv. and in the rooms where hung the fi-itntv- elothirg of visitors from Man hattan tlitv piled their guns and haver tacks. Mr Winters, proprietor of the hotel sent word bv telephone to Captain Murrav. o-.-nnnrdant ft Port Totti n. who -em a Corporal - guard to bring in the riotous soliiier- A tight ensued, in which the plate gia-s In front of the hotel and behind th h?r was sma-heil to frngme-its Imr- were torn from th" hinge- in the attempt of tlie soldiers to brifik awav from the corporal's guard, an.l the place was left a wreck Th- ilordrIy wlciiers were llmlly rounded up and taken back to the fort where they spent Chrmmas day in iron" BURGLARS FOILED BY DOG. CaUn Master. Who Shoots at Di-n'-peariiiff Fipures. i:i:pi m.ii speci.i Cleveland. O. I'ec y, -Charle. Comte; a butcher, of No 114 Main -tr.-et. has a faithful wat-hdog which has twice frus trated the plans of burglar. Earlv In the morning it awakened Comhs for the sec ond tine in a month and the batcher, -irn.ing blm-olf. crept out of a re-ar door and lired three shots at men who were trying to break into the place One bullet. It is thought, wounded one nf the men About 1 o'lloik in the morning the men cut a hol in a -ide -vindow of Combs' hou-e. and the slight noise which thev madi ai-iiiise(i the dog It l-'gan to growl and ran to the door of the room v here Comb- was sleepirg The growling and the -cratchinir or the ,jog s paws on ills door awaki ne.l the m in He heard the hurpl.ii taking nut the glai-s and. hastily ire"mg himself, tie ran out the rear d..or of Ids house and step- .l around to thr i.le of the building One of the m n was ju-t aliout to enter the window- when Combs fired M the first shot the-e was a rrv of piin Combs filed two more shots and tlie men ran SUN TURNS GRANITE BALL. 1'nevi-ii Heating (ause Ma-sive Hock to Involve, r.npi m.ic sitcial Marlon. O . Dec. "S A nanite ball on a monument in a ce-metry here, which is thirty-six inches in diameter, is showing a queer freak of nature It .vould be lmpo- j -ibe to git enough men about it to budge it. vet it t i.eing -lowlj- i evolved on Its base bv the rajs of the un Some mortl.s ago c H. Merchant eon-p!al-ni! that somtone was moving the bait on his monument that the unpolished -pot. whim formerlv marked the b9 M place of ronta. t with the liase, was at leat fifteen Inches to the north and a little to the wet of the ped.stal. Since Augus-t 1 the ball ha revolve-i five invhe further from the base. State Geologi'-t Orton explains that the movement is caued by the action of the sun. whhh heats the bail even! Urovrncd in a. vVnffhtuh. REPl HI.1C SPECIAL Astoria. N V Dec. 23 EIr.er SJobioom. who came here from Endcby, British Co lumbia, suffering from thirst, placed hi heael In a washtub and was drowned. Th Coronr thinks the man must have grown faint and that he was unable to raise lxm self. - , ;, -.- I"- V - tfj- ,.& - t . nutter I, II. i- aitv . -nuns and I'i WE ARE MOVING GOME IN HAVE A LOOK This Week Your Last Chance for Discounts Never Before Offered. CRANE FURNITURE CO., lie no u rn..r4h ct nu-no n. ruuiui oi., WWlM, ST, LOUIS, U. S. A. L- E 1 (spite liaiii aud Counter Attrac- liou. I.ai'e Auilieno: At- teinls tlie Otleon. CHORUS IS WELL BALANCED. Wrehe-tra iave Fine Suppurt to ihe Soloi-r. Rendition I Appreciated and Ap plauded. If the ati-ndare at the choral-:-'-, m phonv in the 0leon Iat night I" at ail a criterion, the success of the work of the society for this fason is assured. Regardless of rain and counter attrac tions, every -eat in the Odeon was taken, with the exception of a few- in the front part of the house. V nar. is more, the audience was appre t.ative. and encouraged the singers by frequent apnlau-e. When Director Ernst announced at the rehearsals that he h;ul never directed a. better-bal meed choru3 for the rendition of "The Mes-iali." he uttered a statement which the audieace list night seem to readily concur in. The work of the chorus might have been a little more effective If the members had been placed on more of an Incline. The procenium also to some extent Inter fered, but these are only minor details. On the whole, the chorus numbers were well done Thev pos.ses-ed volume and perfect time was kept The orchestra, under the direction of AI-fre-1 Err.su gave fine support to tlie solo ist. Its work was especially good in the pastoral symphony, which was well re ceived It was in this aria that Director Ernst became so enthusiastic that his baton Hew out of hi- hand back Into the center of the auditorium, but. umlismayed. he con tinued to beat time with both fists Th en-emblo work of the euartet is to be commend -d Mr. Connno Rider Kel sey. who sang the soprano arias of the oratorio, wns the star of tlie ev ning. Her work probably ha. not been exeelled at anv "Messiah performance in St Louis Her rendition of "Rejoice greatly, O Daughters of Zion." one of the most dif ficult passage in. the oratorio, was par ticular good At its cloe she received much applause She is a comparative new comer In inusi- circle. Miss Gustafson has a contralto voice of good range and weetncs. which was displaved to good advantage in the well known aria. "He Shall Fee-d His riock " M Alfred Bertram!, tenor -ololst. was a bit unsteadi in pitch at tlrt. but later he beeime more at eae His Interpreta tion was good, and hi voice j0ssee a tremolo that produced a plvasing effect The next concert will be given January 23 It will he a "-vmphonv at which the chief orchestral work will be the great Tchal'-owky Symphonj No 4 in D minor to which interet will 1" added by the engagement of an eminent soloi't, whose name will be announced later. KING LEOPOLD'S NEW ESTATE. lie Will Build a FineVhateau at Cap d'Antibes. Nice. Prance Dee. -t According to the Erlaireur ue Nice, the purchase of the Pare Sella, at Cap d'Antlbe. by the King of the Bilgians is confirmed, the d-d of sale having been gone e.ver In the presence o M. Masse, notary at Antlbe. On his ertate, measuring f.ifio nuare meter'. King Leopold Intends to build a fine chateau, which will be readj for his iK-ciipam v during the season of liC-iy-i The storl of how- the King came to pu chase the pare Sella is recounted In thJ P.eveil el' Antlbe" According to this jour nal he i-aiel a vi-it tn the late M. Waldeck Rouyeau while the former President dtt Consll des Ministres wa passing a period of convalescence at Cap d Antibes After the visit King Leopold, acconvrn r.ieel by Banrn Snoy, his chamberlain treSc a long walk in tne beautiful garders which surround the hotel at Cap d'Antibes. Or. his departure the manager of tho hotel was audacious enough to ask his Majesiy, through Baron Snoy. to visit the Pan: Sella King Leopold accepted the invitation and walktd along one of the most beautiful pathwajf. of the oenlnsula, at the end of which Is a belveilere The King ascended to the first floor, and after gazing at the beautiful view which is obtained from th tower thanked M Stella, the proprietor for the pleasure It hsd afforded hlro This walk, however, made such an im prssicn on the King that four vears iater he purchased the estate. WEDDINGS. CVRI.IN GALLOWAT i T'r.e Biuf Ark., Dv 5 Mlw Prrl Gills- -. A-t.ti .V T 11 iilt SSP1-A - ' A A tAdft f to-da -: lib LTZ-EOBERTS. i eniraua. mo li" - .nr liurx u. rni.i . aid Hi's ol P.otrt -sr rr.arrl'd near tSIi ' cli seUTdar , GEE?LINO-MAGER5 Fr!r!c.:ton Mo . re? K Doctrr Frank G-!lrr of Jacks-;-, aod Doetcr FlOrtnca Itji-;- of this city were irarrted at nooa fctm jettiriiar bv tr P.tvereid D. P. 2Joottor-.ir7 of tte IMBttit Cturch. Both Doctor as! Mr. Geetllng ar- prartlolnj osteopatha. Thty fjr; partI ln-.mtt'.Wr afttr the -mMinc for JicJc fron Tree Bear Tito Klnda of Fruit. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Tiffln. O . Dec 21. G. C. Kennlion ot this city Is possessed of a. freak apple. tre. Tho tree has the remarkablo hatlt of bearing two different kinds of pple In altemato years.- . -,rf-,j.i f. SYMPHDNY SIS T MESSIAH OUR CDLD MED&LS WORLDS FAIR 1904 U.H.C3ANE l&r. FOUR MEN SHOT DEAD AT CHRISTMAS DANCE. I.iiIIiiiiI VeUeit Cirl tn D.anie 1 it boat Volifliie Her K-a-ort nntl Cm- rrnl llnltli- Itesnlts. HiiiLLstcii. W. a. Ee As a re "lit of a man dansir: with another mans girl without asking permission, four revn are elead and two are seriously Injured at Grange-, IjOgan County. The victim. ate JOHN' NDMvr.VLVHP.T. If.VRTI.V JOHNSON'. ' ' LVI'TIIER RAhCOM. William Riley and Henry Tubevllic are injurtel the latter probably fatally The tragedy occurred at a Christmas danee in the church at that place. Mai-ti-i Johnr,n without obstrving the usual . ustom. a-"ked Lucy Atkins to d.inc3 witli him but said nothing to TarbevitK her ecort. .v. general snooting followed. In which mare than twenty shots were flred The women ran screaming from th dance hall bv a rear door, while half th tr.eii pre at drew t-eir weafons and tooic sties w-ith th- two faction. Johnson s friend"-, who were In th mi nority, finally liei. The Sheriff aart a number of Deputre- arrived on the scene a few minute afte the fight, but so far no warrants have r-e-i made PIGEONS MADE TO SMUGGLE. Believed to Have Carried Opium to Pri-ouers. RKPl DLIC -PI2TAI San Rafael. Cal , Dec CI. Pigeoiu ar eontraband at San Quentin. Guard Eel ward Watson did not know- this, and h ls now wandering somewhere in search of a r..w- Job. Wat-on passed two live sejuabs through the lower gate tr a convict, and Warden Te.mpkln?. upon hearing of th af fair, called Watson forward and explain ing that evtn F-ual might t full of ""dope" gave the guard his waikinif pa per. The affair has created much comment and I taken to mean that the San Quen tln officials have tUscovere-d that "dope--i being smuggled Into the prisem bv rrean of the pigeons about the premise There an' hundreds of pigeons within and without the wall-. So far as known thev are only the common variety, but even these have strong homing Instincts and will return tei their cotes as soon as liberates! after being; talcen mile awav It is thought by many that pigeons are nt out of the prison in botes this would excite no suspicion and are afterwards made use of to carry opium back to th prlon. The pigeons have long ben sms pected of plaving an important part in smuggling "dope into the prison, and the action of Warden Tompkins in rtl charginc Watson confirms the suspicion. Buster Brown, His Dog, His Pranks, His Resolutions, Are Original and Exclusive in The Sunday Republic. J!l .ce--ai m