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ABILENE WEEKLY REFLECTOR, ABILENE, KANSAS, OCTOBER 31, 1901 -TWELVE PAGES,
'MGOSZ EXECUTED. ''t Anassln of President Mcfln 1.' ley Expiates Hit Crime. LIST WORDS UTTERED BT HIS. i. j tfji Phyilclniii Held u Autopsy-Cool- goat's Brain Normal Aeld P oared 'I Owr the Bad j to Uonun It la Pew Hours. 'lAnburn, N. Y Oct, 30.-At 7:13 .. dock yesterday morning Leon Czol- Iiu, murderer of President Willinin iKinley, paid the extreme pennlly acted by the law for his crime, lie is shocked to death by 1,700 vnlta electricity. He went to the chair exactly the same ninnner as have i majority of murderers in this te, showing no particular sign of Mi and tulklng to the witnesses hlle he was being strapped in the "air, Ciolgosz retired Monday night ten o'clock and slept so soundly 'at when Warden Mend went to the 11 shortly before five o'clock in the j -Drning the guard inside the cell had f J snaite Lzoigosz 10 wuiu-h mm. ! ne prison official took from his Jacket the death warrant and read ; slowly and distinctly to the assas In, who hardly raised his eyes dur ' 1g the perfunctory ceremony. .lust 'j ".'a the warden stepped away from ( he cell door Czolgosz culled to him i' nd said: "I would like to talk with $ Je superintendent." The warden re b rionded: "He will be down present i J," . Then the condemned man rolled I rer on his cot apparently anxious ,9 sleep again. ;,'At 5:15 the guard brought to him j " pair of dark trousers with the left 1 g slit bo as to allow the free appli 1 -Hon of the electrode, anil a light ( ay outing shirt. He was told to i ,u't up and put these on, which he i d. When dressed ho laid down on e cot again and In tliln attitude Su-'-rlntendent Collins found him at 30 when he went down to visit him. ie superintendent stood in front of He steel bars and when the guard d called Czolgos.'s attention, he Id: "I want to mnke n statement iiiore you mil me. -mini oo you ;Tsh to sny, Czolgosz?" naked the perlntendcnt, "1 want to mnke It uien there are a lot of people pres j t. I want them to hear me," Raid ')'b prisoner, "Well, yon cannot," 'jd the superintendent. "Then I Wt talk nt all," said the prisoner, t;,llenly. After the superintendent Id left the guards brought CznlgiMW m breakfast, coiisiHling of coffee, . ijtast, eggs and bneon, nnd he nte j Ith quite a good deal of relish. I bile he was purtnklng of this the Lltnesses were gathering In the of. es of Warden Mead and nt 7:0S the occasion passed to the death chain ir, going through the lung south itrrldor. "Warden Mend pnve the signal tn five the prisoner brought in mid nt 1:10 o'clock Chief Kcper Turpper iwiing open the big steel door leading lo the condemned celli and as the steel bins behind which (Volga had !cen kent were swung aside two jj'unrtfs ma relied the pi'luuicr out into . 'i he eorridiir, two others following. I nd the chief keener walking In frnnl Tie guards on either side of Colgos vlied hold "f his arms n if .-'( lir tn t support Mm' or to keep him from nnklng a demonstration. An he wns ( jelng seated he looked about at- the issemblcd wltnesRCH with quite iteady stare and said: "I killed the '' president because he wns an enemy of i he good people of the working peo. V le." His voice trembled slightly at Jrst, but gained strength with each word, and he spoke perfect Kngllsh I am not sorry for my crime," he I said, loudly, just ns the guard pushed this head buck on the rubber head rest and drew the strap acrosa his .forehead and chin. As the pressure Ton the straps tightened nnd bound i'the jaw allghtly, he mumbled: "1 'i am awfully aorry I could not see my , lather." J Vas just exactly 7:11 o'clock when he crossed the threshold, but a minute had elapsed and he had just Jnlshed the last statement when the strapping was completed and the guards stepped back. Warden Mead raised his hand and at 7:12:30 Klectrl. clan Puvls turned the switch that threw 1,700 volts .of electricity into the living body. The rush of the cur rent threw the body so hard agiiins the straps that they creaked per ceptibly, It was then gradually turned oft nnd afterwards again turned on in full. At 7:15 the cur rent was turned off for good. Prom the time Czolgosa had left lire cell until the full pennlty was paid less than four minutes had elapsed. The physicians present used the stethoscope and other tests to determine it any life remained, and t 7:17 the warden, raising his hand announced: "Gentlemen, the prisnne is dead?' The witnesses filed from the chamber, many of them visibly affected, and the body was taken ' r from the chair Bnd laid on the op- 4 rating table. I The physicians held an autopsy and I after a critical examination decided 1 that Czolgoaz's brain was normal, if V not above normal. After the autopsy Jje body was placed In a black , A ttained pine coffin, every portion of I the anatomy being replaced. Shortly i afterward it was taken to the prison 1 cemetery and an extraordinary pre. 1 .....Inn .lrit fn onmnletelv destroy am' ..--- , ti i it, A carboy of acid had been ob tained and poured upon the body in tfct) coffin alter it had been lowered lata the grave. It la the belief of the tilclans that the body will be en- 1 r- . r i f Vrely dlslntegratea wunin is noun. BIG INSURANCE POLICY. The Northern Pacific Innurrs All lis Prop erty Destrayabla by Fin, Including Merchandise la Trunelt. St. Taul, Minn- Oct. 30. The North- em Pacific yesterday received from the railway underwriters one oi tne largest Insurance policies eveY writ ten In the United States. Its total was $13,400,000. It is the largest ingle policy the company ever gave. In addition to the above the com pany has also insured, out of its own fund, a large amount of property, the total being about $0,000,000, mak ing a total insurance just provided of ao.000.000. The insurance covers an property which Is destroyable by fire nd includes rolling stock, inercnan- dise in transit, warehouses, ucpoi buildings, shops, roundhouses, etc. Insurance on railroad property is con- idered a good risk, consequently the amount paid in premiums was com paratively low. The Northern I'aeinc's insurance fund at the close of the lust fiscal year, June 30, 1001, was 55i8,.WO, an increase over the preceding year of $53,301. The Cave-In at the Highland Boy Mint. Salt Luke City, Oct. 30.-A11 hope has been abandoned of rescuing alive William Anderson, the miner, who, with three companions, were en- ombed by a cave-in in the Highland lliiv mine near Hingham hist Friday. Large gnngB of men ure still at work on the rock slide, but It is considered almofit certain that Anderson, if not instantly killed by the falling rock, has by this time succumbed. Charles Nuttinir. the miner who wns rescued yesterday, wns almoRt dead from his ordeal. When the rock slide occurred Nutting was pinned down by a heavy en by ten timber. Through this he whittled with his pneketknife before he wns able to move. Kneai sad Helult Fnotliall (tame. Keloit, Wis., Oct. 30. Kansas uni versity and Beloit college met on the gridiron here yesterday In a spirited contest, but neither side was Bole to score. Kansas worked ner guaros buck formation throughout the game with fair success. Twice In the first halt llelolt held for ilownB on her en yard line. In the second half, with the ball on Kansas' 20-yard line, Merrill tried for a goal kick, but the pass wns poor nnd the bull was docked by Kansas, Iteferee Kilpat- rick giving the ball to Kansas on a liiestionable decision. An Irlah l.esitue Deminnlmlliin stopped. Dublin, Oct. 30. A force of con stabulary broke up a United IrlRh league demonstration nt Mlmnln, County Mayo, yesterday, though the meeting had not been proclaimed. The police refused to allow John O'Donnell, M. I'., or l'cter ltegan, a league organizer, to speak; William liedmond was thrown about and Mr. O'Donnell was assaulted and drugged through the street. Mr. liegan's hand was broken by n blow from a constable's baton and o dozen men, women' and children were trampled on or clubbed. Shot While Playlnf a Prank. Pittsburg, Va., Oct. 30. While In dulging In preliminary Halloween pranks Fred llradley, nged 15, was shot and almost, instantly killed last night by Mrs. Mnrgnret Cameron. A crowd of boys gathered around the grocery store of Mrs. Cameron on Knercher street, and frightened her ten-year-old son by playing ghost, Mrs. Cnmeron secured a revolver, after having wnrned the boys away and fired four shots Into the crowd, one of the bullets entering Bradley's abdomen nnd he died within nn hour. Hated Ills Stepehlldreo. St, Louis, Oct. 30.-Henry Schroeder, nn employe of the Home Comfort liange company, yesterday shot his stepdaughter, Katie Kirst, nged seven, through the heart, killing her instantly, nnd then fired two balls at his stepson, Henry Kirst, aged 11, both of which missed him, Schroeder then swallowed a dose of carbolic acid and fired a bullet Into his own brnln, dying in a few moments. It is said that Schroeder hated his step children. Mother and Child Found Dead. Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 30. News was received here yesterday that Mrs. Julia Wugstaff and her ten-months-old babe were found dead in their home nt Sun Ranee, Wyo. The wom an had committed suicide by taking blue vitriol and the child, it is sup posed, continued to- nurse from the lifeless body until It perished from poisoning or from cold. A Urge Plat (llue. Kokomo, Ind Oct. 30. The largest plate glnss In the world was success fully finished at the Kokomo plant of the Pittsburg Plate Glass com pany yesterday. It weighed in the rough 2,500 pounds. When ground and polished the weight wns 2,500 pounds. The plate is 13 feet 1 inch in length and 13 feet 1 inch in width. Wanhburn College Kecelvei a (lift Topekn, Kan., Oct. 30. Washburn college has received a gift ot $50,000 from a Boston man. The donor gave the money on condition that his name be absolutely withheld. He speciflee that the amount ahall lie used for building an astronomical observatory. The trustees ot the college have ac cepted the gift and its conditions. Have Mot Sold to Standard Oil Company, Fort Scott, Kan;, Oct. 30. The re port recently sent out to the effect that the M, K, & T. Oil company had sold its Interests at Beaumont, Tex., to the Standard Oil company was formally denied yesterday by the compsny, which declares it retains all its holdings at Beaumont, ACCIDENTS TO SHOWS The Train Carrying Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Wrecked. i HUNDRED AND TEH HORSES KILLED Cok Codj'e Favorite Saddle Hon, "Old Pap," AflHiDf the Kllled-To form paash and Del Circus wtaked Near Ha tun Haas, La. Charlotte, N. C, Oct, 30. One hun dred and ten of the ring horses of Buffalo Hill's Wild West show were crushed to death in a railroad wreck near Lexington at three o'clock yes terday morning. Among the horses killed were "Old Pap," Col. Cody's favorile suddle horse, "Old Eagle," the Btur ring horse, was killed and bis mangled body fell on top of one of the wrecked engines. The mules that drew the Dead wood coach also urp Lilli.,1 from the mass of wreck aire blood poured in a stream that . .... .... 3 i i. i- .. I run alimirsiite the railroad track in a small rivulet. Only two or three horses escaped death. The accident was the result of a southbound freight, train and the sec ond section of the show train and was due to a misunderstanding of or ders. Several train hands were in jured, but no one wns killed. - Col. Cody spent, yesterday at the scene of t lie wreck nnd is heart broken over the slaughter. He says his loss is $00,0110. The train wns en route to Danville, where the show wns to have disbanded nnd the ani mals sent to Hrldgeport, Conn., to go Into winter quarters. Forepawrh and Nells Clrciie Wreeked. New Orleans, Oct. 30. The Fore paugh and Sells circus was wrecked yesterday near llaton Itouge. Four cars loaded with animal cages were hadly wrecked, um none ot tne ani mals escaped. A carload of elephants were turned loose tli rough the wreck, but after they had wandered about the country a short time they were driven into Baton Iionge and cor ralled. Three men were badly hurt. The wreck wns caused by the front section of the circus train running Into the rear end of a freight train. THE RACE WAR AT BALLT0WR It Hat Left a Carnival of Blood Up the Pearl Klver Valley Unequaled In the Country'! Illatorjr. New Orleans, Oct, 30. A special to the Picayune from Hulltown, La., says: A ruce wor between blacks and whitea started nt a negro comp meet ing at Duncan's chapel Sunday after noon nt four o'clock and has left a carnival of blood up the Pearl river valley unequaled in the history ot the country. One white mnn Is dead, an other is now dying with a bullet hole through his stomach and a third white man Is badly wounded. Nine negroes were killed in a bloody af-fray-r-five men, three women and one small child. A dozen or perhaps more negroes escaped to the woods and swamps with wounds that are be lieved to be certain death In the brush away from medical care. The trouble began over a license and Crear Lott's tent became the cen ter of contention. Some trouble oc curred Saturday evening, but no bloodshed. It came irp Sunday after noon when Constable Boon and a posse rode up to Lott's tent with a warrant, l.ott came out nnd is re ported lo have shouted with nn oath: "One negro has been burned, but a d d white man will be next." Wade Walker, one of the constable's posse, was struck on the bead with a Win chester and then the slaughter began. The Picayune correspondent left the scene of the buttle yesterday aft ernoon nnd all was quiet. The ne groes are cowed, are badly scared, und the whites believe there will be no further trouble. President Rooievelt Ones to the Theater. Washington, Oct. 30. President Roosevelt and party occupied two boxes at the New National theater last night and witnessed Duniel Froh mnn's company in "Lady Huntworth's Experiment." This is the first time the president has attended any the ater since his elevation and his en trance was warmly greeted by an au dience thnt packed the theater, The president was accompanied by Mrs. nnd Miss Koosevelt, Capt, Greenway nnd Mr. nnd Mrs. Reginald (Irny, of Baltimore. The president's visit to the National brings to a close the period of mourning for the late Presi dent McKlnley, aa many members of the official family, as well as many leadera of society, heretofore have re frained from appearing In public. Stay of Hentenre for Johann Most New York, Oct. 30. Justice Mc Lean, In the supreme court, yesterday granted a certificate of reasonable doubt In the case of Johann Most, editor of the Frelhclt, an anarchist paper, in order to stay his sentence of IS months' Imprisonment for the for,, V1ckcd. 12c. rotators-Western. 90c publication of an article entitled UaoO per mi.; ; '.. , . ., , , R.pts Wtfl'ic per dos. bunches Onions,' "Murder vs. Murder," which appeared; per bu. Tomatoes, SOfiSOc per H- on the day of President McKinley's ,, i,,',Hin. eucimners, WH75e ir bu. assassination. A Teacher KnUUy Hurt by a I'upll. Owensboro, Ky., Oct. 30. While Ev erett Bohannan, a one-legged school teacher at Beech Grove, was whipping Marshal Hardin, aged IS, for misbe havior yesterday, Hardin kicked the crutch from under Bohannan's arm and stabbed him in the left side with a knife. Bohannan Is dying and the' 70c; No. 3, 6670c. Cora-No. t . S.c: No. h.i...h...n..,ut. U W57c, oats-No. t W,tH7c; No. v - - - Jimmy Manning, owner ot the Washington baseball team in the American league, has Sold out and wm quit ine psn NO SOCIAL EQUALITY. Dot. Aveock Telle Metroes That the Law Which Separate WHIM and Blacks II Inexorable. Kalelgh, N. C, Oct. 30.-Cov. Aycock yesterday opened the negro state fair in an address in which he urged the negroes to build up a society among themselves, founded on cul ture, intelligence and virtue. In the course of the address he referred to President Boosevclt dining Booker T. Washington and said to the negroes that thoir best friends lived in the south. He told them they did not need recognition by the president, as It would avail nothing in the south, lie said: "The law which separates you from the white people in the state socially has been and always will be inexorable, and it need not oonccrn you or me whether the law la violated elsewhere, it never will be violnted in the south. Its violation would be to your destruction as well as to the In jury nt the whites." He pledged the beat efforts of the whites to aid the negro, but told them that social eiiiality was an idle uream. Tn iwnlv Trr n H Krrnr. a nromi. nent negro minister of the Methodist church, Biiid the negroes did not want social equality, thnt neither he nor his people wanted to sit down at the dinner table of the whites, and that they were not in sympathy with any such idea. Ciolgou Hang'd In EDgy, New York, Oct. 30. Czolgosz waa hanged In effigy at Hempstead, I.. I., I last, night, with elttoorate ceremo nial, amid hisses, catcalls and groans. Moses A. Baldwin, of post No, 44, G. A. 1!., marched with the elaborately ! constructed eliigy to Smith's hotel, ' where it was swung up into a tree 1 und many pistol shots were fired at it. Itockets, ltoman candles and red . fire were burned and under the swing ing effigy a fire of tar barrels was started. Then amid the cheers of the thousand or more persons who had gathered, the erhgy wns taken down : and allowed to drop Into the fire, where it was consumed. -. Got the Negro Awajr from a Mob. Carbondule, 111., Oct. 30.-Thomas Moberly, the negro whom a mob tried to lynch in this city Monday night, wns taken from his hiding place at two o'clock yesterday morn ing and conveyed In a enrriuge to Boskydell, a small station six miles south of this city, where the fast mail train on the Illinois Central was flagged and the prisoner safely con veyed to the county jail at Murphya boro. The mob patroled the streets until lute at night, but its members 1 could not learn the whereabouts of the negro. j British Have a Brash with Hoe re. London, Oct. 30. A dispatch from Lord Kitchener, dated Pretoria, Octo ber 2S, says he has received reports of important fighting October 24 near Creaf' Aiurlco river, when DeLarrey and Kemp attacked a British force , and were only repulsed after severe fighting, leaving 40 dead on the field, including Commandant Omstlrbey sen. The British lost 28 men killed t and had 55 wounded. The Boers car ried off eight British wagons, j Bitten by a Mart Dog. Colorndo Springs, Col., Oct. 30. Miss Knte Land nnd seven children were bitten in West. Colorado Springs yesterday by a mad dog which showed symptoms of hydrophobia. ' The dog belonged to K. F. McAulilTc nnd three of his children are among those bitten. j A Cmlgoul Nyinnathlier Kouchly Handled. Plymouth, Wis., Oct. 30. Herman ' Dormier, n shoemaker about 50 years of age, was handled roughly by a moh yesterday evening and given a coat of red paint, the result of his expressed sympathy for President McKinley's r.Bsassin. . I MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH 1,1 re Stock. Kansas City, Oct. .-Cattle-SIitrnet strong and active; beef steers, t.i.46; n.illve cows, $1.7664.75; native stockera, ' Jli.nMi't.OO. Hnga Market S to 10c lower at $3.f6.00. Sheen-Market strong to 18c higher; sheep, t2.Mii3.75; lambs, I3.lt ((4.85. .. I Chicago. Oct. 29,-Cattle-Ooo(l to prime steers. W.25ifiS.86; Blockers and feeders, J'.25''i4.25; Texas steers. t!.75Ji3.75. Hogs ! - Mixed and butchers, $S.iii.25. Sheep Good to choice wethers, 13.4044-00; west ern sheep, I3.0O.gj.75; native lambs, 12.50 ifi';.oa. I St. Louis, Oct. 2!.-Cttle-Beef steers, . S! IMffi.iK; stackers nnd feeders. t2.O.1Jj4.00; Texas steers, t2.imff4.80. ltngs-PIgs and lights, J5.fl0ftfi.75; butchers, lli.O0M.3214. Sheep-Natives, 2.735i3.tiO; lambs, V Wt , 475. j (IralM and Pruvlninne- Kansas City, Oct. M. Sales by sample on track: Wheat-No. 2 hard, 67'n74c; No. hard. 66HSi67c: No. 2 red. S.W70VSc; No. 3 red, Sfi'inOc. Corn-No. 2 mixed. 5i,Vi59'4i'; No. 3 mixed, Kie: No. ! while 6!i'ii5.'ic: No. S white, 6!OTVic. Pats-No. 2 mixed. 3'ic; No. 3. 3?v,c: No. 2 while. SSMiinSXV; No. 8 white, 3!i3sc. Km No. 3, 66c. Ilay-Ttmothy, $0.08 u'oo' nrnlrle, $6.00fll3..i. Eggs. 17c per dm Poiiliry-Hens, live, 6c per lb.; roosters, mm 2iia 'men; turkeys, 6';!; ducks, 6f8c; nim-oua. 11.00 per dos. Baiter-Cream- ' " ..,. fun(.v. c pr l: dairy, 16c; Cabbage. S0cS$1.10 per cwt. Means, wax. HOflOOc per bu.; green, OOSioc. Squash, i78c per doi. drapes, home grown, ISfi 2o per peek basket. Apples, 50cfll.60 per bu. Peaches, home grown, SOtitOe P" peck. Chicago. Oct. .-Wheal-No. 1 red, 71 67ittc: No. t, 9447Hici No. I hard win 7... cov,:in.n: Nn. 3. Ri'vflTlll.ic: No. I ' northern spring. 7W2c; No. I Vtf 1 MU.4,3Se. St. Loultr Oct. .-Wheat-No. I red cash, elevator, Be; track. lH4r72c; No. I hard. if70c. Corn N t cash, $' track, 5P6oc. Oats-No. I cash. Br, track. UHc; No. t white, $',tc THE MM IM1Y. The Cross-Examination of Admiral Schley Continued Yesterday. PROGRESS MADE KXCEED1SGLY SLOW The Blockade at Santiago, the Reconnalt aance on Alay 31 and the Battl ol Santiago Still Keuiala to Ho Covered. Washington, Oct. 30. The cross-examination of Admiral Schley was continued throughout the session oi the court of inquiry yesterdoy.. The progress made waa exceedingly slow. Practically the whole day was con sumed in questioning the admiral about the cruise from Cienfuegos to Santiago and the motives and influ ence that governed him in turning back utter his squadron had arrived in the vicinity of the latter port. This latter branch of the cross-examina tion had not been concluded when the court adjourned. The blockade at Santiago, the reconnaissance on May 31 and the battle ot July 3 still re. main to be covered. It is hardly probable that the judge advocate can conclude before adjournment to-day, After he finishes quite, a number of queationa prepared by the member! of the court will be submitted. The judge advocate In conducting the cross-examination used a carefully prepared typewritten list of ques tions. They called for comparison of stntcments Admiral Schley has made either in his direct testimony, in hie communication to the senate, or In his dispatches to Admiral Sampson or the navy department, with the testimony of witnesses who have pre ceded him and the logs and signal books of the other vessels of the fleet. The questions were not asked in chronological order, but jumped from one subject to another and from one singe of the campaign to an other, Throughout the strain to which the witness naturally was sub jected while under examination the admiral retained his customary com posure. Only once or twice did he display impatience or weakness. At one point when asked a question he replied that he had been asked the same question Monday, at the same time telling what his reply had been then. On another occasion when he wns being searchingly interrogated as to his distances from shore at Cien fuegos and as to whether the dis tances were a matter of record he responded rather tartly: "Oh, no. did not know they ever would become a matter of such great Importance, or I should have plotted them and made a memorandum, as I should of many other things." The main points to which the cross- examination was directed yesterday were the ability of the ships to coal off Cienfuegos and the reasons for what, is known ns the "retrograde movement." The latter point was dwelt upon with much emphasis nnd detail nnd had not been disposed of fully when the court adjourned. The admiral gave three reasons for turn ing back: First, the statement of Capt. Sigsbee, who commanded the scout ship St. Paul, that the enemy wns not in Santiago; second, the opinion of Nunez, the pilot, thnt the entrance was too nnrrow and shallow for the Spanish fleet to enter, and third, the ambiguity of the depart ment's telegram. Tn the course of the cross-examination the odmiral said he regarded the department's dispatch rather ns a suggestion than as an explicit order, a suggestion which he carried out after the sea had abated and the coal supply of the ships bad been replenished. TUESDAY'S CABINET MEETING The Military Situation In the Philippines Censldered The Troops to Be Re duced In Number. Washington, Oct. 30. A considera ble part of the cabinet meeting yes terday was devoted to a consideration of the military situation in the Phil ippines. After hearing Secretary Root's report and discussing the situ ation thoroughly the cabinet decided that there was no present occasion to suspend the reduction in the United States military forces in the Philippines. Secretary Root said that the sporadic outbreaks at isolated points in the Islands would be dealt with properly as they arose and addi tional troops to meet these small emergencies would scarcely be need ed. Historic Missouri Character. Hannibal, Mo., Oct. 30. Judge Adam Thels, for 27 years treasurer of the grand lodge, Knights of Pythias, Is dead in this city. He was captain of the Thirty-ninth Missouri volunteers during the civil war and was at the Centralia massacre with Maj. John son. Loot Their Lives Is a rire. Chicago, Oct. 30. Two persons lost their lives, three were Injured and more than a score were overcome by smoke in a fire in the Eagle flat building, Lytle and Taylor streets, yesterday. In Carrie Chapman Catt'e Expectation, Omaha, Neb., Oct. 30. Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the Na tional American Women's Suffrage association, is in the city arranging for the stBte convention of her asso ciation. Mrs. Catt told of her efforts to bring representatives of the na tions of the world together at the in ternational conference to be held In Washington the week of November 13. She expects 14 different nations will be represented at the conference. FEARS FOR MISS STONE. Aa Impreuloa That the AmerlrH Ml lonary Captured by Brigands le Dead Information lar from Sattofaetory. St. Petersburg, Oct. 30.-Jhe Rus sian foreign office is still co-operat ing heartily with the United States officials in the efforts to obtain the release of Miss Stone, the American, missionary, and her companion, Mme. Tsilka, who were captured by brig ands September 3. U. Bakhmetieft, the Russian representative at Sofia,, who is married to an American, is. displaying much energy in co-operating with United States Consul Gen eral Dickinson, of Constantinople. In government circles at Sofia the impression appears to be that Miss. Stone is dead. Mr. Dickinson is try ing to learn definitely whether she is- alive or not. Spencer Eddy, secretary of the United States legation at Constanti nople, and W. W. Peet, treasurer ol the American mission at Constanti nople, had a long conference on the subject of Miss Stone yesterday. The information from the missionaries who are near the brigands' retreat is far from satisfactory. United States Consul General Dick inson has left Sofia for Samakov in order to be able to superintend more closely the measures being taken for the release of Miss Lllen M. Stone and her companion, Mme. Tsilka. Communication Had with Mlu Stone. Washington, Oct. 30. The state de partment has been advised by its agents in Constantinople and Sofia that communication has been estab lished TfUh Miss Stone. No details are furnished. GEN. GREELY'S REPORT. The Chief Signal Officer Tells About the- Work of HU Corps for the Fait Year, Washington, Oct. 30. Gen. Greely, chief signal officer, in his annual re port, says: "The operations of thfr signal corps have been co-existent with the operations of the army of the United States, not theoretically, but on broad lines and activities which have comprised practically the entire area, not. only of the United States proper, but also of Alaska, Cuba, Porto liico, the Philippines and a portion of China. There has been constructed 31)6 miles of telegraph line In Aluska and arrangements have been made with the Canadian govern ment to use its lines to Alaska. The signal corps operates 3,348 miles of telegraph in Cuba, an increase of 162 miles during the year. The operations of the corps in the Philippines have been very extensive, there having been erected 4,851 miles of telegraph line, nn. increase of 2,054 during the year. Gen. Greely, In recommending a Pa cific cable, says: "An eastern trans pacific cable Ib a military and com mercial necessity if American inter ests ore to be safeguarded in Asiatic regions. Such a cable, while of great value militarily, will especially fur ther Industrial interests and facili tate commercial operations." A FILIPINO PROCLAMATION. Malvur Appoints Himself Captain General anil Will Continue HmtUltlen Against American Forces In the Philippines. Manila, Oct. 30. Mnlvnr has Issued a new proclamation appointing him self captain general and reorganizing" the Filipino army under two lieuten ant generals and four generals of di vision. Every guide caught aiding the Americans will be treated as a traitor. Those who surrender to the Americans will be treated in the same manner. Malvar congratulates the soldiers on the good work they are doing In the field and also those who are working for the cause of freedom and liberty in the cities. The Live Stock Exposition at Chicago. Chicairo. Oct. 30. At a meetinr yesterday of the executive committee of the International Mve diock ex position here, General manager Skin ner made an address in which he said that there would be 2,000 more en tries and 40 per cent, more live stock at the exposition than was there in 1900, He said that governors of IT live stock raising states have accept ed Invitations to attend the exposi tion. The committee yesterday se lected the judges, who who will award prizes. Paymaster General's Report. Washington, Oct. 30. Paymaster General Bates, In his annual report,' says that the pay of the army for the year was $53,215,345, an Increase over last year of $1,301,364. He makes sev eral recommendations relative to pay accounts in the army, the most im portant being that officers of the pay corps no longer be compelled to fur nish bonds. A Railroad Offlcer Shot, St. Louis, Oct. 30.-J. W. Brown, of East St. Louis, 111., special offlcer of the Vandalia railroad, was shot and killed yesterday at Forest Lawn, 111., by a crowd ot suspected brass thieves. One of the men who did the shooting was killed by Brown. Baa Into Fasoenger Train, Qsceola, Mo, Oct, 30. A freight train ran into a 'Frisco passenger train here yesterday, telescoping the last coach and damaging the engine ,1. J ! V TV, fMll,e. nm- ' neer, William Malanthy, was danger- erously Injured. The National Confederate reunion is to be held at Dallas, Tex, com mencing April it next year. Bourke Cockran, of New York, waa severely injured yesterday by being thrown from his horse.