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fl - K v 1 N . FOR EAGLE READERS. News from All Parts of the World Carefully Selected from the Press Telegrams. A Weekly Digest of the Most Important Facts and Happenings for Busy Readers. In the United Htnton Circuit Court, dls trlct of New Jeney, n ilcrNloii wns Hied In favor of tlie WeMern Union Telegraph Compnny reMrnlnhijf the Pennsylvania Railroad from Interfering with the com pany's line dIoiik Its rond. The Injunc tlon I made perninnent. The decision soys: "While the uiichUoii here lit Issue has not had judicial Interpretation hy the court of last resort tho atatuto of July 21, 1800, aa applicable to poit roniH has several times been before tho courts for their construction. It has been held that because of this law one company having exclusive privileges under tho State taw cannot prohibit the erection of tho telegraph lines of other companies on the post roads of the United BtuUn, where audi other companies hnvo ac cepted the provisions of tho act of duly 24, 1800, when those In control of such roads have given their nsout." FLORIDA INFIRMARY BURNS. Patient Killed In Fire and Twenty five Ksoape. Fire early Wednesday morning de stroyed Ilryan's Infirmary, at Haylcn and Dardcn atreets, Peusacola, Flu. Olio of tho patients, of tho liiuno of Illockton, was burned to death In his room. Tho flro was not discovered beforo tho cntlro building was in flames, and twonty-fivo patients narrowly escaped. Tho flro Is supposed to have been caused by sparks from n grato falling on n rug In tho room of Illockton. Ho was 111 nnd was unablo to move nnd by the tlmo tho flro was aeen outside the building ho was burned to death. As soon as tho flro was dis covered the work of rescuing the in mates began, the citizens aiding the fire men, in tho work. Nothing was saved from tho Infirmary. HAD MURDERED THREE MEN. Bandit Killed In Indian Territory Is Samuel Morley. Tho body of tho bandit killed In tho fight with United Stntes deputy mar shals at Hplro, I. T., after ho had slain Dsputy Samuel Harrcb, has been fully Identified as that of Hnmucl Morley, for whoso capture ?J,000 reward was out standing. Morley hnd murdered three men before his last battle. At Ban An tonio, Texas, several years ago, ho killed a butcher; at Chlckasba ho murdered another man and recently ho murdered Sheriff Jacob Ilartmnn of El Itcno, O. T. Stores Are Too Magntfloent. Tho two wholesale and retail grocery Stores of Armstrong tt Co., were placed In receivers' hands at Toledo, Ohio. James Lceto of Detroit commenced tho action in court, charging tho other mem bers of tho Arm, Henry Stephens of De troit and Clarcnco V, Armstrong of To ledo, with mismanagement In equipping tho stores so magnificently that tho firm cannot meet Its Indebtedness. Finds No Hat In at Naval Aoademy Captain Willard II. Iirownson, super intendent of tho Naval Academy at Ann apolis, has reported to Assistant Secre tary Darling, of tho Nnvy Department, that no ovldcnco of hazing has been found as the result of a rigorous Inves tigation Instituted nfter Midshipman Pearson's Jaw was broken in n fight with Midshipman Dlasdel. Maroonl Company Formed. The Marconi wireless telegraphy company of Canada was organised in Montreal with n capital of $5,000,000 In 1,000,000 shares of ?B each. Tho directors are Gugliolma Marconi and .Andrew A. Allen, Rudolpho Forget nnd , F. C. Henslmw, of Montrcnl; W. II. Green of New York nnd John D. Oppo .of England. Condone Thefts of Coal, The workhouso board at Toledo has Issued an order setting at liberty nil prisoners held for stealing coal from the railway yards and tracks. The order Includes directions to tho superintendent to receive no more prisoners from any court sending them In for petty coal .thefts. Fighting Outside Fez. The Tsngler correspondent of tho Lon don Morning Leader reports serious fight ing outsldo of Fez. He says the Sultan has been defeated and that ho escsped to the westward, War Minister Menobbl, one of tho Sultan's strongest pillars, was .killed. Two Senators Nominated. Congressman A. J. Hopkins was nom inated unanimously for United States Sonator by Illinois Republican legislative caucus. Reed Sinoot, Mormon elder, was nominated for United Stntes Senator by Utah Republican legislative caucus. His slectlon is certain. Take Tariff Off coal. Both houses of Congress quickly passed the bill suspending for ono year the tariff duties on coal. Tho chairman of the House Judiciary Committee of fered a resolution proposing selzuro .of the mines by the government. Methodist Hymns Seleoted. Tho Joint commission to select ti com mon hymnal for tho Methodist Episcopal Church and tho Methodist Episcopual Church South, adjourned at NashvllU, Tenn,, to meet In Dostou July 0 next. Ths commission has selected between 400 and 500 of tho 800 hymns to be .agreed on. Arapahoos Are Starving. The Arapahoe Indians are starving. Not a day passes but a band Is in Lan der. Wyo,. begging, Tho Indians raited no crops this season and rations are not Issued to them by tho government. their treaty expired last year. If they get desperate they may kill stock of settlers ana serious trounie may follow. To Observe MoKlnley's Birthday. Gov, Nash Issued a proclamation yes terday calling upon the peoplo of Ohio to obsorve Jan. sro witu exercises lu a; schools, colleges and universities cob. fMBjtoratlTS of the sixtieth anniversary o THINK BOY WAS POISONED. Police Investigate Mysterious Death of 13-Year-Old Lad. Tho death of lU-ycar-old William J. Durkln of Chicago Is being Investigated by the police. From tho convulsions which he suffered a physician who at tended him thinks ho died of poisoning. Tho boy lived with his mother nnd his step-father, John O'Connor. Ho spent tho other evening away from homo and re turned about lOi.'JO o'clock. Ills mother was eating somo beans In tho kitchen and when the boy entered ho asked for some. After eating ono pinto of beam he asked bis mother to refill It. After eating tho second plate the boy went to bed nnd about 11:30 o'clock was taken violently 111. A physician was summon ed, but tho boy died shortly after his ur rlval. The mother suffered no III effects from the food nnd the polleo think tho boy may have taken tho poison beforo reaching his home. TAKES' SECRET TO THE GRAVE. Did M. Leppol Kill Himself Purpose ly or by Aooldont? M. Leppol, n traveling salesman of De troit, Mich., who was carried from his room In the lllsmarck Hotel In Chicago unconscious from the effects of Illumin ating gas, died at tho Alexlnu Urothers' hospital. Although while nt tho hospital Leppel revived he did not explain wheth er ho was tho victim of an accident or otherwise. When ho was found In his room two gas burners wero turned on. Although the police of Central station adhcro to tho theory of suicide, tho hotel authorities hclii'vc I.eppcl was tho vic tim of an accident. Leppel retired ap parently In his usual spirits. About 0 o'clock the following morning gas was detected In the hnllway outside his apart ments mid tho door was forced open. Jeppel was lying across tho bed uncon scious. WILL FIND HIS FIANCEE DEAD. Dawson Clt Mine Owner on the Way to Kansas to Wed. Romeo Hoyt, n mine owner of Dawson City, Is now on his way to Kansas City, Kan., expecting to marry Miss Lulu In man, a vnudcvlllo actress. Ho will ar rive there only to find his fianceo dead and buried, tho bride having died sud denly nt tho homo of her father. Tho marriage was to have taken placo ChrUt mas ovc, but Hoyt was delayed. Miss Inmnn was 25 years old and had been an actress for nlno years. For the last three years alio had been In Alaska and In Dawson City met Hoyt. They be en rao engaged and Miss Inmnn gave up the stage and returned to her father's homo to proparo for her marriage. DROP FAST FRBIOHT TRAINS. Railways Agree to End Chloago-St Paul Servloo for Lack of Coal. Officials of siiven railroads between St. Paul and Chicago hnvo agreed to aban don the fast freight trains which hnvo been lu operation for two years. The reason advanced was tho lack of coal. These special fast freight trains were established to competo with tho express companies. The trains wero profitable ns long as coal was plentiful and cheap, but during the Inst month the companies hnvo found them expensive to operate. Alfonso's Narrow Esoape. King Alfonso bad a narrow escape from being shot by a man named Felto, who attempted to nssasslnnto the Duko Sotomnyor, grand chamberlain, while the latter was accompanying the King from services at church. Tho would-bo as sassin was overpowered by the royal guards and Is being held for an Investi gation. He denies that ho la an anarchist and disclaims any dcsldo to kill the King. Big Fire In London. Ont. Ons of tho most disastrous fires In the history of London, Ont., occurred in the big plant of the McOlary Manufacturing Company. A boy working la the stamping department dropped a burning match Into an oil vat and with a report like a cannon the oil burst In a sheet of flame and spread over the first floor. The employes rushed from the building In a panic. The loss Is $300,000. Health Seeker Ends Life, Miss Ferry Wilson, aged 83 years, committed suicide by taking carbolic acid at Long Reach, Cal. Miss Wilson for years was secretary and treasurer of tho St. Paul (Minn.) Street Railway Com pany. Her health gavo way and a year ago sho went to Long Reach to recuper ate. Health did not come to her nnd she became despondent. Wild Car Causes a Wreok. Five persons wero hurt In a street railway collision at Pittsburg and one of them is doad. A Liberty avenue car was standing In front of Superintendent Maxwell's oUlce In Homewood when a big Frankstown avenue car ran away on tho grade behind It and crashed Into the tear of the stationary car. Alton Men to Strike. Locomotive firemen on tho Chicago and Alton system bavo voted to go on strike for tho increase In wage of 12 fa per cent demanded Dec. 1. A referendum vote has been taken by tho membership and the strlko proposition carried by an overwhelming vote. Petition Tart to Return. Six thousnnd Filipinos paraded at Manila and petitioned Governor Toft to remain. Ho declared that the appoint ment to the Federal Supreme bench al ready has been refused, but that re now bolleves acceptance best. Frozen on a Street Car, James Maher, aged SO years, was frozen wbllo ou a street car at Toledo, Tho aged man was riding about in the cars all morning, transferring frequently and not kuowlug just whero ho wautcd to go, Wireless Telephone Coming. It has been learned that In addition to his work in perfecting his system ol .Wireless telegraphy Marconi la engaged on the wireless telephone Idea. It Is said that beforo )onj he will be able to an nounce the Invention of portablo wireless telephonic apparatus, by which n person enn communicate, when a considerable dlstnnco away, with his homo or with Others supplied with simitar apparatus. SHIP TRUST ON BIO RIVERS. Company with B.ooo.ooo Formed to Merge Eoat-Uulldlng Plants. The organization of tho American Riv er Shipbuilding Company with a capital of $5,000,000 has been announced In Cincinnati. All the ship and boat build ing Industries along tho Ohio and Mis sissippi rivers nrc to bo Included In tho merger. Many of them hnvo already been acquired. Captain E. J. Howard of Jcffersonvllle, Intl., who owns severnl marlno ways, Is tho moving spirit of tho enterprise. W. W. Hazard of Cleveland, the Howards of Jeffcrsonvllle, together with Cincinnati, New York nnd Pittsburg capitalists, aro behind the deal. Aside from this sweeping control of the plants along the Ohio nnd upper Mississippi riv ers an effort Is being made to draw the lower Mississippi establishments Into the deal, thus creating n complcto merger of all of the river shipping and boat con struction compnnlcs In the central west. The $5,000,000 worth of stock to bo, Is sued by the company will bo placed en tho market within the next thirty days. INDIANS ACCUSED OP MURDER. Ten Arrested for Attaok on Camp In Which Man Was Killed. Ten Indians were arrested and placed in the federal jail at South McAlester, I. T., on suspicion of having killed Doug Ins Allen, a, 'juntcr, near Atoka. A party of hunters rompnsed of Douglna Allen, Horace Allen nnd John Scarbcrry, all white men, were camping In tho woods. A band of full blood Indians came to the camp and demanded guns nnd game In exchange for hogs tho Indians ncvuscd the hutitqrs of having stolen. An alter cation aosc, nnd Ellis Cnrnes, a col lege brea Imllnn, dentt Douglas Allen a terrific blow on the head with his rifle, and shot IIonic Allen lu thu hand. Thu latter, with Scarberry, fled amid n rain 3f bullets from the Indians. When they returned to camp they found their com panion riddled with bullets, the skull fractured, nnd tho eyes torn from tho lockets. MURDERED BY A FOOTPAD. Philadelphia Produce Merchant's Head Crushod. Edward Powers, n Philadelphia, Pa., produco merchnnt, was killed by an un identified highwayman who attacked him Dn tho street n few blocks from liN home. Ills body wns found at dnybrcnk by a pollccmnn. Mr. Powers conducted sov rnl stalls In tho West Philadelphia mar ket nnd left there about midnight with $250 on his person. This money wns missing when tho body wns found. His gold wntch nnd chain also had been taken. Tho merchant's skull wns crashed. Big Fire at i.ashvlllo. Tenn. Tho wholesale dry goods establishment if Lyles-Ulack Company In Nashville, fcrni.. wns destroyed by fire, and tho dry goods houses of Morumau & Sawyer and O'llrlen Hros. on either side of tho burning building were dnmnged. Tho loss on tho Lyles-ltlnck stock Is estimat ed nt $210,000. Thu house is valued at M8.000. European Congresses Open. Tho Prussian Diet lias been reopened. Tho speech from the throne took a gloomy view of the flnnnces of Prussia and declares a loan will have to bo made. Tho Reichstag resumed Its ses lions, tho budget being tho most Import ant matter for consideration. Roth branches of tho French Parliament also reopened. Olrl Found In Forest. With her hands In n pltlablo condi tion and her clothing wet nnd ragged, lu-ycar-old Luclcnue Dlcou, daughter of a French farmer, was found wandering about tho woods near Vincland, N. J. Tho girl's hands nnd feet wero frozen. Sho snld she hnd been driven out before breakfast to cut wood In tho forest. Elopes with "Kl g 'odo." Miss Rettio Railey, a .. ...mg woman of St. Joseph, Mo., ran away from homo to loin thu "King Dodo" company now play ing in St. Louis. Shu Is a soprano singer and received an ofter some tlmo ago to Join tho company, but her ambition wns opposed by her parents. Boys Shoot and Magaxlne Explodes. John Knight, aged 18 years, and James Nowklrk, aged 17, shot at several birds on top of a powder magazine below On leyvllle, Ky and an explosion resulted. Tho boys received fatal injuries. Thcro wero 500 kegs of powder nnd 250 pounds of dynamite in tho magazine. Fire Loss Is S2BO.OOO. Fire In tho eight-story brick building at 200 and 211 Allen street nnd 159 nnd 103 Houston street, Now York, gutted tho lower floors of tho buildings and caused a loss of $250,000. Fayerweather & Ladow, loather manufacturers, sus tained tho greater part of the loss. Oeneral Mollneux Is Hurt. General E. L. Mollneux wns knocked down, drngged by a trolley car and badly hurt In Broadway, New York. Ho Is confined to his homo In Rrooklyn, under tho enro of his family physician. His kneo enp is injured nnd bis ribs are crushed In. Furniture Dealers Organize. At a meeting of representatives of re tall furniture houses of tho East and middle West at Grand Rapids, Mich., tho National Association of Retail Furniture Dealers was organized. 0. A. Rrock way of New York Is president and Geo. Cllngman or uuicngo vico-prcsiuent. Porte Bows to England. The British embassy in Constantinople has secured the Issuo of an Imperial Irado granting tho Khedlvlnl Navigation Company of Alexandria, Egypt, tho same privileges for its ships, to go benco through tho Dardanelles without stop ping, ns enjoyed by other compnnlcs. Oen. Samuel Thomas Is Dead. General Samuel Thomas, one of tho best-known railroad men In tho country, died at his homo In New York City, aged 03 years. General Thomas was a native of Ohio. Weekly Trade Reviews. Weokly trado reviews report prompt collections and satisfactory business con ditions, fuel shortage being tho only dis turbing element. A Praotloal Philanthropist. C. S. Do Forest, a dry goods merchant of Sbelton, Conn., has offered his etoro for two weeks to six local church)), which are to keep tho profits. Patient Jumps from Window. T, A. Donohuo, a New York million aire, delirious from typhoid fever, jump ed from the seventh floor of an apart ment building and wns killed, Ex-Qovernor Hastings Dies. Ex-Gov. Daniel II. Hnstlngs died at Rellefonto, Pa., of pleuro-pneumonla, after an Illness of four days. Found Frozen In His Bed. . John Connelly, about 55 years old, was found dead at Lawreucevllje, Pa., froass to aesth. Hotel Telephone Central 4172 HOTEL EUROPEAN PLAN Hotel, Restaurant, Buffet 140-142 EAST MADISON 8T. Henrici Hotel and Restaurant Co. PHILIP HENRICI, JR., President. ROBERT J. RENSHAW Painting and Decorating 1438 Wellington Street. Telephoni 141 Like View. LUTHIR LOOMIt President ILLINOIS STONE CO., Dimension and Rubble Stone QUARRIES AT LElTONT. Main Office, cor. 22d and Lumber Sts. TCICPHOHB CAHAl MS. Yard No. I. Yard No. 9. S2d Lumber tts. CH IC AGO Eltioa It., 1 Blk. Iferib Bhltk Tel. Canal 136. TILCFHOUK, HENRY E. BRANDT, Paints and Wall Paper, 446 J. 44S Lincoln Avenue). Pavlntlnsj, Paperhamffinsjr nnd Dttoenrntin WlMfJat It. Ill frtrtal Ave- aer. Uinta Ave. ylEttffm Telephone Harrison 3443. II. Tt. 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