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THE OHIOAQO B3-A.a-3LiES.
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. 8ia Clsboru, ati Aluluiini iii'tfru, wliu wits tkon In by tlio police nt i:i l'mo. IVsn, ft a rasmtit, toM n tory iu court which, if true, throws n senntlotinI Unlit iiikiii the condition of the negroes tukoti to Mexico for ooloiiltntlnti purposeo. ('lie born declares t lint hr wns taken to lex iiii by "Kathcr" Kills n in-pi o iikciU, tm iter the Impression tltnt ho was solii)? to jolu u community In which nil tin1 mem Iter lived on the co-opcrntho plmi uud tlio proceeds of their Joint work were devoted to the nplmlMInc of tin colony. 11i Mys lie nrrlvml nt Mitplml and nt mice wns ordered to work on n cotton iriuntstioii, the owner being n white num. There lie learned that shivery In Its worst form existed In the vicinity, and iiicinberH of the so-culled woperatUe coinnmulty were human ehnttelr, hoitght ttikl Mold, and compelled to do the hard est. kind of labor without remuneration. Olaboro snjrs he uinde preparations to. Kcther wllli nbout tifty other, to leave the place and make their way back to the United Htato, but over nine years tind Itefore the plan could be carried out FUN ON THE DIAMOND, IB Laasue ClubsN In Race for the Pennant. ' The club lu the National League nre standing thus: W. I.. W. I.. New York... Id K. Cincinnati ...Ul'Jtl I'ltUtbur ...iiii lTltostou i!0 Ml Qhlcaico 34 U Philadelphia .15 IW (Irooklyn ... .20 2 .St. I.ouls 15:18 following l the standing of the clti'ti lutho American League: W. I,. I'lillsdolphls. Ul IS Chicago ... HoHton Ml 10 New York.. Ol'i'velsnd .. . 110 Detroit .... Hi. Lout. . . .'Jl 'J I Wushtntttun W. L. .'M Ml .ai Ml .mi aii .14 :ia HELD CHILD IN ANIMAL CAGE. Nearo Showman's Terrible Cruelty to Kidnaped Boy 6 year Old. Hliowmeu kidnaped tt-yenr-old .Tohn (ytoii of Must 8t. Louis "tallied III" tfchi, stripped him of clothing mid catfed lilm with monkey and other animals to make hint a "wild boy." When the child oscsped or waa released .ecaine he did not aoom to develop rapidly Into n "wild tiojr," he waa fonnd by a pollcemnu and identified "Hylrester linker, a negro, an (be man who had placed him lu the anl iudI cage. linker Iiiih been tjpken to Belleville to prevent lynching. Initiation Perils lioys Lives. Clirenre Mason, u of the chief of police, and Joseph Mclutyre may die of Mood poisoning at New Iledford, Mm"., im tlio roault of being branded at an In itiation iuto a secret xociety iu the local (tilth school. Orecl; letters were burnel ialo the forehoada of the candidate for 4iicinherMhli by means of nitrate of silver sud nitric acid. Injured by Exploding Box, In Draill, Ind., Mrs. M. K. Neese, a widow, narrowly escaped death from nn infernal inacblno which exploded in her iim.MrrNewe''mtlccd''a ipieer' shaped hoc lyliiB ou her front porch with n Hiring Huntm-ll ill ll. novo niiu mmm It t.y Ibe string rlio mnchlno exploded, When hiiu rawed Hverely burning tier arms and chest una rendering her unconscious for some time. Seven Are Killed at Fire. Three men, three boys, and u woman were killed and a number of persons In jured as the result of n lire at a whisky dUtiUery In Glasgow, Scotland. Tliuu Hands of casks of spirits exploded, blow ing down wall of nu adjoining flour milt. The victims were burled beuenth .tlin debris. Don't Want Panama Canal. Additional advice coming to Washing t(froin, various, sources respecting .the (troapccla of ratification of the Panama canst treaty by Columbia continue to be hd conflicting as to leave the olllclals lu doirtit aa to the outcome. It is believed, however, that the weight of opinion lu Colombia U udvem to ratification. Postal Official Dismissed. James T. Metcalf, chief of the money order division of the Postoltlce Depart ment, has been ummuilly iIIsiiiIhmmI for ritlemptlng lo pcruado the lowest bidder for contract to withdraw, leaving the company Unit now has the contract the lowest bidder. Burglars blow Open Snfo, , Tim postoftlcrt at Khndei, Iowa, was entered by burglars and the safe wreck ed with dynamite. The booty secured by ibe robber wits $."00 lu cash and HlHinps There U no clew to thulr Iden tity Striking Employes Capitulate. Striking hotel and testiiuriiut employe In Chicago have capitulated. Joint board through rlte.uu Power Council making uorturp In writing to employers for poace, agreeing t submit all differences to ,irbitTstiou. Four Killed Under Cars, Kour men were killed at n grading ramp of Kilpatrlclc brothers, twenty miles west of Cheyenne, Wyo on tha Onion Pacific. A trestle on which the men were working gnve wny, and they were caught under n number of Mat cars in (lie fall. Their names are not given. New Officers for A. O. U, W. The Hupreme Lodge, A. O. IJ. W., rl-af-t - " at Ht. Paul. William II. Miller of Ht. Louis was ndvnnced to the position of supremo workman, succeed ing Webb McNsll of Kansas. M, W. Kadifitt of Pennsylvania was elected for the Ihlrtyfirst tlmo to thu offlco of su premo recorder. Seven Persons Are Drowned. Helen persons wer drowned nt Aber ken, Ark., oa White river, by the cap Msiof of a houseboat. The victims were W B. Moosmaker and wife, J. M. Clark sad wife and two boys and a girl. 'foer were gathering mussel shells. POKER COSTS A LIFE. Chloago Cashier Embezzles 94,000 and Kills Himself. .Having confessed to an embezzlement that will probably amount to $1,000, Ernest Naorajl, a native Ceylonese, shot uud killed himself In the safety deposit vaults of the l'ralrlo State Hank in Olib cngo, where lie had taken the employer whoso money he had pilfered to reim burse hint as best he could with the small savings he had there. Naorajl wns cash ier for IMiviml Itueb, a commission mer chant, lie had worked for ltcub longer than a year and a hnlf. 'In the confes sion ulileli he made to Mr. Hueb ten min utes before his deatli he said his accounts were straight until ho began 'to piny poker in thu gambling place conducted by ".Muslimouth" Johnson nt 4(H State street. Naorajl enmc to Chicago from Ceylon six years ngo. He first- worked for n w holesnle ten firm nnd then secured employment with Harnett Urothers. Ho remained with them for three years nnd Itueb gnve him employment on the rec ommendation of that Arm. He wns an excellent worker nnd wns quick nnd nccu rate In all his duties, lie hnd the entire confidence of his employer nnd was not auspected of wrongdoing until a few days go. KISS CAUSES CHILD'S DEATH. CTttle Lad's Beauty Leads to His Sudden Demise. The death of little Myron Krnpp of smallpox at Vermillion, Ohio, nnd the manner In which ho caught the disease Is sad. The lad was walking down the ntrcet of the village n fuw weeks, ago. when n young woman approached him. 8ho was taken with the singular beauty of the lad nnd, on his mother giving per mission, she bestowed upon him a kiss. It developed that the woman was the niece of a man who n day later came down with smallpox nnd afterwnrd died. Iu just ten days after the kiss had been Imprinted upon the lips of the boy ho was taken with smallpox. Nothing wns thought of the mntter nt the time; but when tlio boy wns taken sick tlio kissing Incident was recalled. Now the woman is nearly frantic. She has smallpox her self, and the fact that sho holds herself responsible for young Krapp's death has made her case exceedingly dnngcrous. BROTHER'S RACE WITH DEATH. Trip on Special Train to Stop Sui cide Threatened by Youth Is Vain. l''rnnk Hoover of Dunkirk, Ohio, com mitted sulcldo lu Indianapolis by Inhaling gas, after having failed In an attempt with a rerolver and after having sought to kill himself with gns at n Piqua (O.) hotel, only to And that thero was no gas there. He had notified his relations of his Intention to kill hlmrelf. While he was inhaling the donth-dcallng fumes his brother, John Hoover, aud Home friends were hurrying to Indianapolis on a spe cial train iu nn effort to prevent his car rying out his intentions. The hoso from the gas jet was still in the young man's mouth when his brother arrived on the special train and hastened to tho hotel, too late to stop the suicide. He had evi dently, tried to. kill himself with tho pis tol, as tho hammer had been snapped on all tho cartridges, but ho had used rim- - ------ . - - -- flr Uc'u ' centrnl fire pistol, HELD FOR FARMER'S MURDER. Two Ex-Convlots Under Arrest at Columbus, o.-Thlrd a Fugitive. Lewis Harmon and Otis Loveland, two z-couvlcts, are under arrest at Colum bus, Ohio, charged with tho murder of the aged fanner, Ueorge Oeyer, at Alton. Loveland baa made a confession Impli cating Harmon and another ex-convict. Lou Ureeulce, a bartender, is dotained at the prison. He is Implicated by Love land's confession as having helped plan the robbery. The third member of tho jraidlng parfjr is said to be Miles (Wllllug- xoru, wuu is uun a iukiiivi. tiinuuu , supposed to be tho man who fired the fatal shot. Louis Harmon and Otis Love laud were brought face to face, Ilove laud repeated his confession and Harmon confessed that it was true, except that Miles Wllllugford did the shooting. LEGAL FIOHT FOR SUGAR BOUNTY Minnesota Company SeoVcIng $20 OOO Under Hepealed Law, The .Supremo Court of Minnesota has granted to tho Minnesota Sic-ur Com pany a writ of certiorari, directing State Auditor Iveraon to show caue why ho should not certify to tho court thu tec. ords In thu beet sugar bounty eontroer sy. The sugar company Is seeking to col lect $'-'0,000 bounty earned under a law- repealed by tho Legislature. This It. the first time tlio company has sccmid a standing In court. Trade Harriers Abolished. The terms of tho American commercial treatj with China have been fettled ex cept tho clause providing for the opening of two Maneliurluu ports. Tho tieaty abolishes all Interior trado barriers in tho shape of Internal tnxatlon of goods lu transit iu China or Maiichurln except the duties collected by tho nativo custom bouses at the treaty ports under foreign customs management. Form Dollar Wheat Unions. Farmers of Marlon County, Ind., Inter ested lu thu movement to get f 1 wheat this year met at the store of J. A. LV erltt, president of tlio American Hoclety of Equity of North America, In Indian apolis. Thero are forty-eight unions In this State, aud action was taken to se cure the formation of a number of unions In Marlon and other counties. Many Perish In Hurrloan. A typhoon of cxtruorillnnry violence swept over Hanoi, Xuimllnh and Thai bluh, China, causiuit much dnmace. Many native perished nml several Euro pcans were Injured. Three trnlns were overturned between Hanoi und Numdiub. Railway Una Is Conflsoatsd, The stemner Hreuktvater hrouuht news from l'uefto Cortes, Honduras, that the Uoutluras government bad couflscsted the railroad running from Puerto Cortes to San Pedro, n distance of fifty-eight miles, which Is owned by the Honduras syndicate, an American corporation of which Senator Chauncey M. Depew, of New, York, Is president, and Henry L. Bprague Is vice president. COAL MEN FOUND OUILTY. Deolslon Hits Eighteen Corpora-tlons-Antl-Trust LaWs Upheld. Eighteen defendants, members of the Northern Illinois Soft Coal Dealers' As soclntlon, were found guilty of conspiracy to restrain public trndc and were lined $500 ench by n decision handed downby Judge Horton In Chicago. Nine defend ant ofilccrs of the Hetnll Coal Dealers Association of Illinois nnd Wisconsin who hnd been found guilty and lined $100 ench on a pro forma verdict were denied n new trial In another opinion. The mem bers of the two associations wcra Indict ed by the special coal investigating grand jury, summoned in January. The decis ions nre important In disbanding the or ganizations of dealers and especially so because Judge Horton finds that the anti-trust laws of the State arc sufficient to warrant convictions, COLLAPSE OP BRIDOE. Carnival Crowd at Eau Claire. Wis.. Thrown Into Panic The approach to the Madison street bridge In Mail Claire, Wis., went down under the weight of n big crowd gathered to wltnem the street carnival. Nearly MM) people who were on the approach at the tlni" fell to the beach below, a dis tance of twenty-live feet. Six nre bndly hurt and two will die. Twenty-live oth ers received serious Injuries. The acci dent occurred during nn Illumination of the street cnrnlvnl booths along the main streets of the city. Hundreds of people had gone to the bridge to watch the II lumlnntion from this vantage point.. The Illumination wns ended nt once and every nld that the city could give wns extended to the suffering. SLAIN IN HEH HOME. , Young Olrt Victim of Mysterious Assassination In Missouri. While asleep lu n room of her parents' home near Winona, Mo., Delln Johnson, II junrs old, was killed by nn unidentified nisnssln. The murderer crept into the room with an ax and almost severed her head from the body. The child's brother heard the blows nnd rushed lu, when the ussassln (.truck him nnd it struggle in thu dark followed, the boy finally falling to the floor from exhaustion. There Is no more clew to the motive of the crime than to the perpetrator. HISTORIC RESIDENCE IS SOLD. Home of Buchanan Read In Cincin nati Disposed of at Auotlon. The historic home of Uuchnnan Head In Cincinnati, iu which tho famous poem. "Sheridan's Hide," wns written, was sold nt miction for $12,000, Itobcrt O'ltrlcn, n saloonkeeper, being tho purchaser', John llavlln, the theatrical man, wns u bid iler. The house has a plate, on the wall with nn Inscription ns to the former own ership by Itend. The property was of fered for the purposo of paying legacies named In the will of tho Into contractor, Hugh Campbell. SHOOTS SELF AT A MO ROUE. Prominent Citizen of Dayton. Ohio. Had Grieved Over Son's'Sulotde. Frnnk Klcfcr, n member of ouo of the lending families of Dayton, Ohio, stepped Into nn undertaker's ofllce nnd shot him self In the rlirht temple. Ho will prob ably die. Itecd Klcfcr, Frank Klefer's ton, committed sulcldo several years ago. This crime preyed on tho father's mind nnd was presumnbly responsible for his nttempt nt self-destruction. Plan a BIr Railroad Line, The preliminaries nro now being ar ranged for another Immense railroad pro ject, one of the greatest of tho year. The new road Is to Is- known ns the Okla homa nnd Itio (Jranile Southern. This now line, according to the chief engineer, Llano I.. V. Van Horn, will he built from Oklahoma City south through tho Stato of Texas to tho Illo Urunde bor der. Rioting In Dubuque. The local militlu company, the (Jovern or's (jrays, was called out nt Dubuque, Iowa, to disperse mobs collected In sup port of the street car strikers. While ' tho uillltbi was protecting thn Union Electric Company's office, where tho striko breakers were lodged, h mob wrecked the windows of tho company's 'power house live blocks away. Jajl for Vote Judges. Throe months' Imprisonment In the county jnil was the punishment meted out to John J. Kelly, Harry O'Donovan and Hiram U. Bliennnn, Judges of elec 'tlou, by Judge Carter of Chicago, who found them guilty of contempt of court 'for what ho termed the most flagrant misbehavior at tho ballot box that had ver come to hit notice. Gambllna- War Causes Murder. Charles P. Macfarland of the Antl Poliey Society wns -shot and killed on the (ieneral Sessions floor of the Criminal Court building in Now York by William Hpcncer, n negro, who was to have been placed on trial on thu charge of violating the anti-policy law. Fruit Trust Corners Lemons. Tho fruit trust, it It said, has cornered the supply of lemons in the United States, nnd as a result prices have been Increased over 100 per cent. Tho trust has placed the lemons In cold storage plants, and will not dlsposo of them ex cept at Its own figures. Petor Is Choson Kins'. I'rlnco I'eter Karageorgevitch was unanimously elected King of Scrvln nt a joint session of tho senate nnd skupth- tlna. 1'rince i'eter was iniormeu oi tno election at Oeucvu nnd he nt onco tele graphed his acceptance, Doath or Con. MoCook. (Jen. Alexander McDowell McCook, United States army, letlrcd, suffered a third stroke of paralysis and died half an hour later nt the homo of his daugh ter, Mrs. Charles Craighead, jn Dayton, Ohio. Shot Down by Soldiers. Dr. Alberto Ferrari, who recently grad uated at it I'hiliuU'lphla medical college, was murdered In Puerto Cortcz, Spanish Honduras, upon Ills return to that coun try. Passengers on the steamship An selm say be was shot down In cold blood. Offlolals Will Be Tried. A. J. Cossatt and other officials and directors of the North Jersey Street Rail way Company will bo tried nt Newark for manslaughter ns tho result of an accldcut that killed several children. Oregon Destroyed by Waterspout. Word has been received that the little town of Heppner, Oregon, wns destroyed by a waterspout and that between 400 and 500 lives wero lost. Peace In Anthraolte Field. Miners and operators have renclnd an understanding and thero will bo no strike lu the anthracite Held. 8ore for tha Bmperor. An insane man threatened Emperor Francis Joseph In the streets of Vienna, bat wst promptly teized by the police. Achievement of Forty Years The scientific tendencies of the nge arc excellently Illustrated In the nroirress The scientific tendencies of the nge arc excellently Illustrated In the progress of food manufacture toward a perfect product. 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MERCHANT MILLERS 373 to 393 Carroll Avenue, from Elizabeth St. to Ada $U Our new 3,000-barrel Mills are now in full operation, producing the finest grades of Spring and Winter Flour made in the world. Ours are the finest and only mills in the United States arranged with the complete and improved Hungarian Sifter System. Eckhart & 8wan's"XXXX Best Patent la the highest grade of Hard Spring Wheat Patent Flour ia the world, manufactured from No. 1 Hard Dakota and Minnesota Wheat CABLE ADDRESS 'ECKHART." Lang Dletanoe Telephone Menree 37. L. P. ALTPETBR 758 S. HaUted Street CH1CAOO Watchmaker&Jeweler ALL WORK WARRANTE2. Great Lakes Dock Co. TO a. Chloace 'Phene, Sa. Ch lease . B Wlthotl II. SEYMOUR P. THOMAS, Rss. Rnc. New York. JOHN S 1KKLINO DKANS, Chlsf Rai. WM. H. RIKVKS, QsBtril fJupsrtnUBJtit. WILLIAM H. LYMAN Cspaolty I l,Mi larrali par Uj tt I il Lit $4 &Sii 'ftj?-l im itiW -A." M ASM nS r? i , $ & . i , m ,.J.',3 ;M- jf