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THE OHIOAOO BACIjE.
FOR THE EAGLE. A Collation of Hewi froa All Orer the Worll. Feast' of Political, Commercial and Geaera) Intelligence for Eagle Readers. After n conniicniciit of about nix yonri in n political prison In the republic of Co lombia, Archie McCartrr, a civil engineer and contractor prominent In Fort Hcutt, Kan., until 1801, when Im left for Yuca tan, has been liberated anil returned there. Me ban made a demand upon the Col.ni blnn Government for lltlO.OW Indemnity, nnd bait Kone to AVnnblnton to enlUl the aid of the Government In collecting It. McCurtcr bad been absent from hit home city about three yearn before any word wan received from him, and then a letter nddrcuxed by him in it Colombian Jnll wiim received by n friend. It bore the censor mark of the commander of the prison, who, In a postrrlpt, said that no commu nication would be nllowed to pas to or from the prisoner touching the cnu?o of his confinement. Supposing him to have offended the Government in the promo tion of some bltf enterprise, no serious ef fort was made by hN friends tn leiirn the fucts in his ense, and he being it mnu of no family, there was no one deeply enough Interested (o nppeiil to the Government for an explnnntlou. lie clnims to have been thrown Into jnll on suspicion of being n Hlibuster, for which suspicion there wns no ground, and decline he wns denied a hearing. TIIKV ARK OAMIIMNG PHUTF. Hoard of Trade Deal Ha Construed by the Iowa Bitprcinc Court, Tlie Huprcme Court of Iowa bus decided thnt u note or account for moneys Involv ed In board of trude deals enunnt be col lected lit law In the Htnte. K. V. Gilford gave u note for J?4i!5 to .1. 'I'. .Innies & Co., l)cs Moines, to pay for margins advanced by the llrm. The note was sold to the People's Havings Hank, which sued. The court holds that the transaction was pure ly gambling. It says: "Any purchase of property not intended to be uctuully de livered, or In which the settlement is to be made by paying the difference between the market values at the time of the deal and the time of settlement, Is gambling, and debts thus Incurred cannot bo enforced at law." Ki:w aor.n dihcovkhikh, flunks Hlvcr, In Ataskn, Reported to Ksceed the Klondike tit Hlclincsn. The 8an Fruncisco K.xnminer prints n story regarding the new gold discoveries nt l'olut Nome, In Alaska, which Its ad vices declare to exceed In richness those of the Klondike. The strike Is on the Hnaku river nnd Its tributaries, about twenty miles buck from Cape Nome nud 120 miles from Ht. Mlchnel's-Just outside the Ht. Michael's military reservation of the United Htutes Government. The mines are all In American territory. He ports from miners on the grouud say that It Is only six feet to bedrock and the ground is alleged to pay from the surface. A stampede, from Dawson and 81. Mi chael's to the 'new gold field Is predicted. Hac. for the Pennant. The Handing of the club In the Na tional League race la a followai W. L. W. L. 8 1. Louis.... 14 nilnltimorc ..11 10 Chicago 15 OXew York...l II) Philadelphia. 14 7 Louisville ... 8 12 Brooklyn ,...1U 8 Pittsburg .... T 12 Cincinnati ..11 7 Washington.. 4 17 Boston 11 lUCIevelnnd ... 10 Following la the standing of tho clubi in the Wcitcrn leagues W. L. W. L. St. rani 7 r.nnffnlo (I 0 Detroit 7 0 Kansas City.. (I 7 Indlnnnpolls.. 7 (I Columbus ... ft 7 Minneapolis., 7 U Milwaukee.... ft 7 Hnltan Ha to Fay. Bear Admiral Howison, on board the United States cruiser Chicago at Tangier, demanded of the Hultan of Morocco a set tlement of the claims 'against him by American citizens. The admiral gave the Hultan notice that he would have to nettle within twenty-four hours or the city, would lie bombarded. The threat was ef fective, as soon nfterward the claim waa settled. Oaa Fnlclde Caas.s Another. The suicide of Mary Vlack, a farmer'a daughter, at Beemer, Neb., was followed by another, that of a young man who Is aald to have cherished a tender affection for her. Voting Jos. Hornby called at the Vlack home and asked permission to see the young worn nil's remains. He entered the death chamber and immediately shot himself, dying Instantly. Oklahoma "herlt Rtops Traffic. Two freight tralna and a passenger train on the Atchison, Topekn and Hunta Fe Railroad were stopped by Sheriff New block and nn armed force of deputies at Norman, Ok., and chained to the track. All this property waa levied on to collect 97,000 taxes owed by the railroad com pany for 1808. Unarr.l Oyer Doctor' Hill, A desperate encounter between four well-known men took place In the atreet at Okolona, Miss., and nil four are dead. Dr. .1.11. Murfee and his rod. Howard Mur fee, were on one aide and C. D. ('lark and W. F. Clark nn the other. Pistols and knives were used. The trouble was over a doctor's bill. Fl.od front the Canal. A break In the Krle canal waa discov ered at Bpencerport, N. Y and water from the canal ruihed tn torrents through a breach In the bank thirty feet wide, out upon the vlllago. Great damage waa done. A number of farms north of the village were completely submerged. Wrecked on an Island. Tho British ship Loch Hloy, from Clyde for Adelaide and Melbourne, waa wrecked op Kangaroo Island. Fivo pas sengers and twentynvo of the crew were drowued. Tornado In St. Louis. A violent wind and rain storm awept through the prominent residence portion of 8t. Loula, leaving in ita trail fifty un roofed homes, thousands of terrified peo ple and atreeta littered with fallen treea and .debris ot buildings. Several persona were slightly Injured by flying timbers. Cracksmen Blow m Safe. Cracksmen blew open the safe In too Standard Oil Compauy'a office at St. Jo seph, Me., and partly wrecked the brick building, Several hundred dollars and valuable Dinars were taken. Dynamite waa used and window glass la aurrbuBdlsf UUfWR. cftA), JMV' STORM IN OKLAHOMA. Three Persona ttald to tie Killed nt Ton o n wn-Until e Ktscwherp. A storm struck Chickasaw. O. T wrecked sWteen residences and seriously injured fourteen person"). J. It. Murray, a railroad man who was found pinned to the ground under one of the buildings, will die. Four freight cars were lifted oft the Hock Island track nnd smashed. The roundhouse wns unroofed anil nil the railroad buildings damaged. A heavy rain lasting for an hour followed. Several persons were reported missing. At Mod ford, on the Itoek Island, sever.il bouses were blown down. Near Oknrche n storm destroyed the home of John Teiifel. At Tongnwn It Is reported that three members of the family of .1. II. Ware were killed. The houses of .1. F. Tounel nnd 8. Haundors were blown to pieces and Mrs. Tounel wns seriously hurt. fcCHODNKK PINK OFF JI'.RBKY, Life-Paver Fall tn Find Any Trace of the Vessel' Crew. Iteports from the life-saving stations along the New Jersey const show Hint a two-masted schooner sunk about five miles off the Island Bench station. One of her topmasts is gone nnd the other shows about ten feet above water. A 111-foot ynwl pointed lead color, with brown gun wales, came nshore nt the Forked river station. This boat probably belongs to the sunken schooner. Life snyers who went to the wreck found her to be n-one top mast schooner, apparently of about sev enty tons. Her sails appeared to hnvc been washed awny. There was nothing to Indicate her name and the fate of her crew Is unknown. ,C1MXP,K INVAMION I'LANNUO. Alleged Pint to Hmngute Orientals Across the Ilorder. The Federnl authorities of the western district of Texas, embracing all of the Rio Grande border, have received Inform ation thnt n gigantic plot Is now under wny to smuggle Chinese Into this coun try from Mexico. A few months ago the Mexican Central Hallway Company Im ported about 1,000 Chinese to work on ex tensions of thnt line. They were brought direct from China nnd soon after their arrival a professional American Chinese smuggler got nmong them nnd caused many of them to desert their work, and they nrc mnklng their wny townrd the Bio Grande frontier In smnll bands. IHVIDKS RURAL MAIL 8KKVICK. Two Ornnil Fulidlvlslons Ordered by the Postmaster General. The Postmaster General lias ordered thnt the rural free delivery service of the country be divided into two grand subdi visions, tho westeru anil eastern. The former is to consist of the States west of tho Ohio nnd Its henduiinrtcr will be at St. Louis. The other division, comprising Stntes enst of the Ohio, will hnve Its hend quartern In Washington. Frauds M. Dice of CrnwfnriNvllle, Intl., will hnve charge of the westeru division nnd Henry Con quest Clarke of Washington of the east ern. The arrangement Is similar to that of the railway mail service. Chicnujn Htreot Railways Fold, The consolidation ot the North nnd West Side street railroad systems of Chi cago and their sale to the Whltney-Ulklns-Wldener syndicate lias been carried out. Upwards of $30,000,000 Is Involved, and the success ot the scheme menns tho retir ing of Chnrles T. Yerkea as the atreet car magnate of Chicago. The men who engi neered thin great scheme to a successful Issue are Isaac L. Bice of New York, pres ident of the Electric Storage Battery Com pany and of the Klcctrlc Traction Com pany of Chicago; Martin Moloney of Phil adelphia, silent partner In the big traction firm of Klklns & Widcner: Charles E. Yerkea of New York, son of the Chicago street railway magnate; William L. El kins. Jr., of Philadelphia, son of the trac tion magnate or thnt city: Egbert Jamie son, counsel for Charles T. Yerkea, and Levy Mayer, attorney for the Whitney-Elklns-Wldener syndicate. It Is under stood that tho price o! the stocks In the transfer agreement waa 140 for West Chi cago and a figuro near 300 for North Chi cago. Might Have Averted Murder. Claims for damages to the amount of 125,000 hnve been filed against the West ern Union Telegraph Company for the non-delivery of a telegram of warning, which, It Is claimed, would have averted a murder. Tho message waa sent by Utile Small of Richmond, Me., to her sis ter, Mamio Small, employed In a Gardi ner, Me., ahoeahop, on the day that Mamie was shot and killed by Bradford Knights. Official! Large Shortage. An expert examining tho books of J. E. Wlscoskle, ex-clty treasurer of Argentine, Kan., baa reported to the City Council that be la abort between $20,000 and US.- 000. When Wlscoskle resigned and disap peared recently he left word that he waa short $8,000 and assigned his property, valued at about that amount, to the city. Powder Explosion la Fatal. As n result of a premature explosion at a Yard ley, Pa., stone quarry Shuvelln, the lessee, and John Burns, the foreman, wero Instantly killed. John Pott, another em ploye, bad his right leg crushed nnd three men who were engaged In loading carta directly beneath where the blast exploded were severely Injured. Octs a Life Sentence. John Moore, who In March laat cut the throats of bis five little children, crushed their skulls with a hatchet and then set fire to the house In order to conceal bis crime, was convicted at Hutchinson, Kan., of murder In the first degree, which roeaua a life term In the penitentiary. Increase Wages Ten Per rnt. At Xenla, Ohio, tho Hoovcn & Allison Cordage Company baa announced an in crease of 10 per cent in the wages of Its employes. This affects two of the largest mills In the cpuntry, both there. About 500 operatives will receive the increase. Dies from Bite of a Cat. Joseph A. Hackman, a well-known con tractor of (Cleveland, died In terrible agony us the result of a cat bite. He was bitten on tho thumb by a pet Mnltese cat. Lit tle attention was paid to tho matter at the time, but later lockjaw set In. Rejected Bnltor Shoots Two, Because she would uot marry him, John Blorlck of St, Louis shot and mortally wounded LUslo Diedrlch and then fatally shot himself. Blorlck was Infatuated with tho. woman, who did uot reciprocate his affections. Chicago Drainage Canal Is a Oo. Secretary of War Alger has given his consent to the tapping of Lake Michigan for the Chicago drainago chauncl, Tho matter Will bo referred to Congress for ultimate decision at its next sesslou, Barbers Must Have License, Gov. Stephens ot Missouri has signed a bill rcqulrlug that all barbera working in Missouri procure licenses and providing a State board ot, inspection to pass upon applicants. Officst-. Head Blown to Fl.ce.. Deputy Sheriff Frank Morrison, a very DODufar official of Kenton, Ohio, was shot dead gear Mount Victory by Ike Bird, l !- .! - rfB mm-m Indictment for burglary nnd larceny tilnce September. Morrison, accompanied by two policemen, went nfter Bird. Bird had frequently hnnslrit that he would never be taken alive, rpmi the nlHccr reach ing the l!l id liutnestead, his mother denied Hint he wns there, lull the deputy sheriff forced his wny Inside, leaving tho other olllcers to guard the doors. Walking up stnlr. he was confronted by n shotgun In the hnnds of Bird, who, without one word of warning, pulled the trigger nnd shot a larire portion of the officer's heud off. Then, pointing a pistol nt tils own head, he deliberately blew out his brnlns. POWDKIMIOtmr, Its DKMOMSHHD. (fecontl Kxplnslnn In the Pinole (Cat.) Plant Costs Two Lives. The nitroglycerin house of the Califor nia powder works nt Pinole, t.'al., explod ed. Foreman Arthur Graves nnd I. J. Wilkinson were killed nnd several others were Injured. The building destroyed was partially wrecked by the explosion of a Tew days before nnd the two men killed were mnklng nn examination to determine I lie extent of the repairs necessary to put It In working order. Just what happened to cause the explosion will never be known. The loss coined by the Inter dis aster will reach glft.OOO. TRAMP IN A FATAL RIOT. One Will Die as Rrsnlt of a Shooting Affray nt fthcluy, Ohio. Twenty trumps engaged in n drunken light near the depot at Shelby, Ohio, the other evening and two of them were bad ly shot, one receiving fatal wounds. The mnu seriously hurt gave his name as James O'Brien of 48 Clark street, New York. He wns shot near the heart, In the arm and leg. lie says be Is n laborer nnd wns once n printer nnd reporter. The other tnnn was Laston L. Frndy of In dianapolis, where he says he has n brother In the English Hotel. Frady was shot in Hie back. Hlu Ohio Plant -Hums. Fire swept Russell & Co.'n mammoth thrasher nnd engine plant 'nt Mnssllton, OIiIin destroying property valued at fully f,'i00,000. The blase stnrted In tho ware- 'house, and gained steadily on the lire- men. In this structure 300 finished ma chines were consumed. The machine shops were saved. Albert Bnmberger, a volunteer fireman, wits killed by n fall ing wall. In the same catastrophe Chris tian L. Hnatz, n workman, wns probably fatally injured. Crowded Pier Sinks. More than fifty feet of the end of the old Iron pier nt Coney Island, New York, wits wnshed awny by the waves. Sixty men were 'nt the end of the pier nt the time. About forty of them wero nblc to cling to the pier wreckage nnd were res cued by tbo prompt action ot the police and firemen. The remaining twenty were left ou n bulkhead cut off from laud by n gap In the pier. These were taken off by tin; United States revenue cutter Scout. Report of Meat Investigators, In its report the court of Inquiry which Investigated the beef charges censures General Miles for not reporting the unfit ness of the rations at the time thnt the complaints reached him, General Eugan is severely scored for buying such im mense quantities of nti untried ration. The packers nre exonerated, It being shown that they furnished the same goods that they put ou the general mar ket. Riot In Dulnth. Striking street car men and sympathiz ers at Diilutli made n fierce attack on the property of the company. In tbo fight be tween the strikers and the company work men five men were Injured, one probably fatally. Four cars were derailed. One of the cars was practically demolished by (be attacking party aud the others were seriously damaged. Fhoots Wife and Himself. At Minneapolis,' Bernard Golllng at tempted to shoot bis wife, from whom ho was seeking a divorce. lie fired one shot nt her In the street, when Judge Gllfillan, who was passing, Intervened and atruck up Golllug's arm, causing tbo second shot to go wild. Golllng then ran a abort dis tance and sent a bullet through his own bend. Many Vessels Are Doomed. Advices from the north confirm previ ous reports that nearly half the Yukon fleet Is fast In tho Ice, nnd probably will be destroyed when tho expected freshets Mrs. W. C Whitney Dies. Mrs. William C. Whitney, wife ot tbo fatuoua Secretary of the Navy, died at New York from the effects ot her fall from her horse more than a year ago. Cyclist Killed In Asia. Iter. Dr. Samuel H. Kellogg, an Ameri can Presbyterian missionary, was killed by falling over a precipice while cycling In the Himalayas a few days ago. Will Rnsh for Lands. The Ute reservation in Colorado was opened for settlement the other day by proclamation of the President. Hundreds joined In a wild rush tor lands. Woman antra a. Bill Dead. The Connecticut Houso ot Represents tlvrs defeated the bill providing for wom an suffrage, by a vote of 103 to 03. MAttlUCT 4JUOTATIOMS. Chicago Cattle, common to prime, $3.00 to $9.75; hogs, shipping grades, $3.00 to $4.25; sheep, fair to choice, $3.00 to $5.25; wheat, No. 2 red, 70c to 71c; corn, No. 2, 82c to ST.c; oats, No. 2, 20o to 27c; rye, No. 2, COc lo 02c; butter, choke creamery, lUu to 17c; eggs, fresh, lie to 12u; potatoes, choice, 40c to 00a per bushel, Indianapolis Cattle, shipping, $3.00 to $5.50; bogs, choice light, $2.75 to $4.75; sheep, common to choice, $2,50 to $4.75; wheat, No. 2 red, 70c to 72c; corn, No. 2 white, 35c to 3Uc; oats, No. 2 white, 80c lo 32c. St. Louis-Cattle, $3.50 to $3.75; hogs, $3.00 to $4.00; sbetfp, $3.00 to $5.50; wheat, No. 2, 77c to 78c; coru, No. 2 yellow, 33c to 35c; oats, No, 2, 28c to 23c; rye. No. 2, 07c to 00c, Clnclnnatl-Cattle, $2.50 to $5.50; hogs, $3.00 to $4.00; sheep, $2.50 to $5.00; whi-ut, No. 2, 71 o to 73c; coru, No. 2 mixed, 30c to 37c; oats, No. 2 mixed, 20c to 30c; rye, No. 2, 02c to 04c. Detroit-Cattle, $2.00 to $5.75; hogi, $3.00 to $4.00; sheep, $2.50 to $4.70; wheat, No. 2, 74c to 70c; coru, No. 2 yellow, 35c to 30c; oats, No. 2 white, 32c to 34c; rye, 01 c to 03c. Toledo-Wheat, No. 2 mixed. 74c to 75c; cum. No. 2 mixed, 33u to 35c; oats, No. 2 white, 27c lo 20e; rye, No. 2. 07c to 00c; clover seed, new. $3.05 to $3.75. Milwaukee Wheat, No, 2 spring, 71o to 73c; coru, No. 3, 33c to 34c: oats, No. 2 white, 20c to 31c; rye, No. 1, 00c to 01c; barley, No, 2, 40c to 42c; pork, mess, $8.25 to $8.75. Buffalo Cattle, good shipping steers, $3.00 to $0.00; hogs, common to choice, $3.25 to $4.25; sheep, fair to choice weth ers, $3.00 to $5.00; lambs, common to extra, $4.00 to $0.00, New York-Cattle, $3.25 to $5.75; hogs, $3.00 to $4.00; sheep, $3.00 to $0.25; wheat. No. 2 red, 83c to 85c; corn, No, 2, 40c U 41c; oatt, No. 2 white, 85c to 36c; butter, creamery, locto lee; eggs, West- 1 1 6 Cents grBsl ISNV'ISIINiRllltlMIITI Lon Dktmrice instruments Watt IMei EQUIItn -.- ififMMCHtt FIrat-Class Service $30 Per Year FORJAN OFFICE EXTENSION DESK TELEPHONE Save time and annoyance by having: a Telephone on your desk. Chicago Telephone Co. CONTRACT DEPT.203 Wathlaftoa St. t ty'tttttty u AS 5t :: 96 :: . :t l" . 55 in 2 9: -. 9: 3sroisrg BraPMa-. " ASK GROCER FOR THESE BRANDS. MHJR ami - 9K X 9JC lilt J. U. UHANI UNtMIUAL UUMKANY, 1 1 Oil 2 114 W.Lake St., OX0GVO. jk JHHHMHHHHHe'X X C. D. DUBOIS. North-western Coal Co. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. Ttteihom South 823. !40 State atrsst. . DROSDOWITZ, Wholesale and Retail MILLINERY 500 MILWAUKEE AVI. rali well-k&owB millinery firm has the largest Millinery steak Milwaukee Avenue, at the lowest prices. CHAS. PIERSON, Prei. Pierson Dairy Company 186 Twenty-third St, Telephone m&s) K AT ANY 164-1M Kiiliea St, . 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SUNMY CRItK MINK, Pltf, CssMj, RHIs. Rlltima minis, wssklaitoa eeaatr, Pa. BRIAR RIDH WMI, tlNtW, General Offices: 119 Dearborn Street. Tdephon MUTN till VARIIt 401 1 teeth Hatelai St., Teleahesa Yards III. WEST HIE YARDS: Peerla antf KlRile Sis., TtUtkH Mala 4tSt. Ellztkith as Klatle Street!. TEAMINI IEPARTMENT: tl Sent. Water St., Tetetheee Yiipiw k Lei Coal Ci, TELEPHONE 6049 Main. MINERS ,ND COAL Shipping Docks, Miin Office, N. Halated and N. Branch Sts. 1226 Stock Exc, 1 10 LaSalla Si THE: WYOMING! ! E JOHN BAUQH, Manager. Coal Co., COKE J. D. ADAMS, Treasurer, O. J. GRAY, Secretary. COAL CO., Bituminous Coal .....DOCKS.... K. WALKM' JOHN T. CONNERY, Mantgtr. SHIPPERS OP ....FIRE-PROOF.... -(FORMERLY aORI'l HOTUH 211 to 274 S. Clark St., - CHICAGO. DATP- (Aauricaa PUi, U.Miaad Upward VSli'Eiiroptia Plaa, Mc Per Day. EleclricJUght and Steam Heat ....IN EVERY ROOM. f First-Class Restaurant in Connection. WYOMINQ HOTEL CO., Proprietor.. JJ bVA..r ., ,