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LEE STILL MISSING.
The Lieutenant Governor Offers to
Return oa Certain Conditions.
Senators Smith and 2Iattbers GiTe Bol
for Their Appearance at Jefferson City
he Identity of the Seven Per
St. Louis, April 21. Lieut. Gov.
-Tohn A. Lee is still numbered among
the missing. Circuit Attorney Folk
and Attorney General Crow do not
eem to be the least bit disturbed
over his failure to appear. It is un
derstood from an authoritative
source that unless Lee return volun
tarily, he will be brought back a
prisoner, as it is reported that indict
ments hare been found against him
on charges of perjury and bribery,
although these indictments have not
yet been returned, nor will they be
for a week or so yet. It is also stated
by the same authority that should
Lee return voluntarily he will doubt
less be immediately placed under ar
rest. During the day an emissary from
Lieut. Gov. Lee called upon Attorney
Folk with the proposition that, up
on agreement to question Mr. Lee
only about the alum deal, he would
appear before the grand jury imme
diately. Circuit Attorney Folk in
formed his visitor that he would not
promise to restrict himself to any
part of the inquiry and the confer
ence was fruitless.
Robert E. Lee, brother of the ab
sent official, received another letter
from. Gov. Lee yesterday which was
mailed in Chicago. In further ex
planation of his brother's absence
Mr. Lee said: "He will remain away
until I think it advisable for him to
come back. One reason that he is
away is that he does not want to as
sist the St. Louis grand jury in in
dicting fr.r perjury certain members
of the legislature who have testified
before it. My brother is not vindic
tive and though these men have
proved themselves his bitter enemies
he djC;; not want to assist in indict
ing them." Mr. Lee concluded by in
sisting that his brother does not fear
Indictments for Bribery Two Years Avro.
Jeilerson City, Mo., April 21. Sen
ator Charles A. Smith, of St. Louis,
and Senator Buell Matthews, of St.
Louis county, two of the state sen
ators indicted by the Cole county
jrnnd jury for bribery while mem
bers of the state senate, yesterday
gave bond in the sum of $3,000 each
for their appearance in court on the
day their cases are called. Hon. W.
S. Pope, of this city, was engaged as
attorney for both men yesterday to
net at this end of the line. Other le-
'gal talent will be secured in St. Louis.
The identity of the seven persons
in the indictments returned here may
now with certainty be stated. There
"are-three indictments for Legislative
'Agent Daniel J. Kelley, of New York;
one each for Senator Frank Farris, of
Steelvil'e. Senator Charles Smith and
Senator P.uel Matthews, and one for
Charles Dans, city marshal of Jef
ferson City. Each senator is charged
with accepting a bribe of $1,000 from
Kelley, of New York, for voting
against the alum repeal bill in 1901,
which accounts for the three indict
ments against Kelley, who is charged
with bribery in the three instances.
The indictment against Marshal Dais
charges him witn ieionious asauit
n a man named Wade, which oc
curred in this city on April 11.
The indictments rendered so far
pertain only to legislation of two
years ago. It is reported that there
will be several other indictments to
follow relating to legislation of the
past winter as soon as the grand jury
begins work again next week.
TORNADO IN MISSOURI.
White Springs, a Summer Eeiort. Nearly
Wiped Out Seyenteen Houses
Fredericktown, Mo, April 21. A
tornado, aeoompauied " by hail and
lain, passed over this section yester
day, nearly destroying White
Springs, a summer resort, five miles
-outh of here. Seventeen of the 30
houses were wr?cked, one of which
no traces were found. The large ho
tel of Stubblefield &. Mathews is a
wreck. Xo fatalities are reported.
Reached Billion-Dollar Mark.
Washington, April 21. The imports
into the United States exceeded $1.
OOO.CG'0.000 in the 12 months ended
with March, 1903. This was the first
time in the history of our foreign
commerce in which the imports in
12 months have exceeded $1,000,000,
000. Prior to 1S70 they had never
reached as much as $500,000,000 in a
single year, and it was not until 1SG0
that they reached $373,000,000 in
La drones la IUxal ProTlnce.
Manila, April 21. An armed band
of ladrones has reappeared in Rizal
province, Luzon, near the scene of
the recent fisrht with the ladrone
fnnu nt f".fn San Mimifl T)tjifh.
ments of scouts have been dispatched
to Rizal with orders to disperse the
Famine KFIUn-r Tens of Thousands.
Hong Kong, April 21. The famine
in Kwang Si province is killing tens
of thousands of persons, and women
there , are selling themselves into
slavery to escape starvation. The
American consul at Canton has inau
gurated a relief fund.
Fined for Annoylnx Girls.
'Lexington, Mo, April 21. Fourteen
students of the Wentworth military
academy were fined $2 and costs each,
.amounting in all to $226.60, by Judge
Pearl R. Smith for annoying girl
indents of Lexington female college.
It Causes the Brewers of Ohio to Decide t
Aid the Enforcement of ttxm Son
day Closing Liti.
Columbus, O, April 20. As a result
of the temperance agitation through
out the state and numerous elections
nnder the Beal local option law, thr
brewers have decided to aid the en
forcement of the Sunday closing law
in the smaller municipal cities. Sec
retary Joseph Miller, of the State
Association of Brewers, said yester
day: "I have telephoned to over 50
mayors in the past week telling them
that if they desire to enforce the
Sunday closing law in their towns
the brewers will stand behind them
and assume all responsibility for any
action they may take. If they want
to enforce the law we will help then?
REBELS HURLED BOMBS.
A. Sanguinary Battle In the BiWnt It
Which TO Turks Were Killed with
Salonica, April 19. A sanguinary
fight occurred at the village of Ope la
between revolutionists from Palanka
and Turkish troops. After the en
counter had lasted some time and the
revolutionists were getting the worst
of it, a dozen of them being killed
or wounded, they resorted to the use
of dynamite and hurled bombs among
the Turks, 70 of whom were killed
or wounded by the explosions. In the
panic which followed the revolution
ists broke through the Turks anc
Fasted to Cure Dropsy.
Salt Lake City, April 20. Arthu
Van Meter, a prominent merchant of
this city, yesterday broke a self-imposed
fast begun over 40 days age
for the cure of dropsy. During thia
time he has lived entirely on water
He suffered no distress after the firsl
three days and appeared to grow
Etrong and healthy. The dropsical
conditions have entirely disappeared
When he began the remarkable fast
he weighed 250 pounds; to-day he
Fell Out of a Window.
Kansas City, Mo., April 20. Mrs
Esther Paddeck, 21 years old, felJ
from a third-story window at 207 In
dependence avenue yesterday after
noon and struck her head on the side
walk, fracturing her skull. Death
was instantaneous. 'Whether she be
came overbalanced and fell or was in
tentionally pushed out is doubtful
but her husband and two others are
held by the police pending an investi
gation. A Rival for the Standard Oil.
Laporte, Ind, April 19. Oil prop
erties involving between $6,000,000
and $7,000,000 in the Trenton rock
fields are to be transferred to a
Trench syndicate. The porperty in
cludes thousands of acres of leases,
hundreds of wells and a production
of thousands of barrels, pipe lines,
tank cars, refineries and all equip
ments. The company will be a for
midable rival of the Standard Oil.
Killed l.OOO Doss In One Day.
Morristown, N. J., April 19. Mayor
Reed's proclamation ordering the kill
ing of all dogs found at large and un
muzzled in this city has resulted in
the practical annihilation of dogs
here. It is estimated that 1,000 dogs
have been killed since its promulga
tion. The order was the result of
an attack of rabies upon a bulldog
during which the animal bit aboul
130 of the town pets.
OTer 15.000 to Be Locked Out.
Cref eld, Rhenish Prussia, April 19.
The Association of Employers of the
Textile Industry of the Lower Rhine
has ordered a lockout of all its em
ployes from May 4 because the men
cn strike in one of the factories
failed to resume work. Hundreds oi
concerns at Crefeld and in its en
virons, employing over 15,000 men
Nezro Preacher Gets Life Sentence.
Oklahoma City, Ok, April 20. Af tei
being out 12 hours the jury in the
case of Rev. King" Davis, a negrc
preacher, brought in a verdict oi
guilty of murder and fixed his punish
ment at life imprisonment. Davis
lived near Tecumseh and was accusec
of shooting Joseph Smith, near tha
place, June 25, 1901.
Gave a Paltry 8100.000.
Chicago, April 19. John D. Rock
efeller was in Chicago a few hours
yesterday enroute from Old Mexicc
to Cleveland, but as a memento oi
his flying visit he left an appropria
tion of $100,000 for a new stone fence
about Marshall field, the university
of Chicago athletic grounds.
The Cruiser West Virginia Launched.
Newport News, Ya., April 20. The
armored cruiser West Virginia wai
launched here Saturday afternoon it
the presence of 23,000 people fron
the two Virginias.
Where Irrigation Is a Failure.
Washington, April 20. F. C. New
ell. division chief of the geologica"
survey, has very little confidence li
the success of irrigation for westert
Km T LegjaTstor Under Arrest.
Arkansas City, Kan.. April 19. Sam
nel D. Pollock, representative in thi
legislature from this county, is un
der arrest charged with . embezzling
$964 while acting as assistant post
master here in 1902. He has con
Fairbanks Will Repudiate This.
Louisville, April 19. Dr. W. God
frey Hunter is authority for tht
statement that Senator Charles W
Fairbanks, of Indiana, has announced
that he will be a candidate for tb
republican nomination for president
A DEMOCRATIC FEAST
At Kasas City Prominent Speakers
Attended a Eanquet.
Amone the Speakers Were VT. J. Bryan.
Senator Stone and CockreU, David Oitr
nayer, Cato Sells and Congress man
; Gilbert M. Hitchcock.
Kansas City, Mo, April 21. United
States Senator William Joel Stone
was the guest of honor at a banquet
given at the Midland hotel last night
by the Jackson County Democratic
club. Besides Senator Stone the
speakers were Senator F. M. Cockrell,
William Jennings Bryan, Cato Sells,
of Iowa; G. M. Hitchcock, of Omaha,
2ieb.; "David Ovennyer, of Kansas,
and Dr. W. S. Woods. Four hundred
and fifty democrats attended, among
the number being practically all of
the members of the Missouri Demo
cratic State Press association, which
met here yesterday.
The speakers of the evening were
Senators Stone and Cockrell, William
J. Bryan, Congressman G. if. Hitch
cock, Hon. David Ovennyer, Hon. Cato
Sells and J. J. Swofford.
Senator F. M. Cockrell spoke on
"Grand Old Missouri," and reviewed
the history of the democratic party
from its organization until the pres-r
Cato Sells, of Iowa, responded to
the toast "Democratic Missouri vs.
Congressman-elect Gilbert M.
Hitchcock, editor of the Omaha
World-Herald, spoke on "The Press."
W. J. Bryan was greeted with a
rousing cheer when he rose to re
spond to the toast, "Democracy." He
said that he was glad the people of
Missouri had placed in the senate a
man of moral courage, based cn
moral chaiacter, which was needed
more than ability. He would have
to go a long way, he said, to find a
man who possessed both the moral
courage and the ability of William J.
Stone. He was glad Missouri had the
harmonizing kind of democracy. It
stood by what was right and invited
everybody who believed in what was
light to go with it.
David Ovennyer, of Topeka, re
sponded to the toast "A Kansas
Democrat." He began speaking at
2:20 a. m. "God hath given the Kan
sas democrat the boon of resigna
tion," said Mr. Ovennyer. "On every
economic question Kansas is demo
cratic to-day. Though she hugs to
her rugged bosom the ignis fatuus of
prohibition she still cherishes per
sonal liberty. The day will come
when Kansas will have as sound, as
substantial and as successful a de
mocracy as there is in any state.
Three times in 30 years our people
have risen above their prejudices.
Born in conflict and baptized in
blood, Kansas, politically, got a bad
start. The spring of prejudice is still
strong. The democrats of Kansas
are growing bigger and stronger
and will yet be a power. The boys
who care nothing for patronage
must turn in and help the men who
stand for principle. You will never
succeed against the republican party
until you appeal to the conscience of
the nation. The democratic financial
principles have been justified by
events. The Kansas democrat knows
that when the attorney general of
the United States moved against the
trusts he indorsed the Kansas City
platform. And when the president
said congress had power to handle
trusts he indorsed that platform."
Senator Stone was the last speaker
in the programme. His subject was
Her "Prince" Was a Footman.
London. April 21. William Brown,
a footman, was remanded Monday
at Portsmouth on the charge of mak
ing a false entry at the registry of
fice there in the middle of Decem
ber last, when under the name of
'Prince Arthobald Stuart de Modena,"
he married Countess Russell, who ob
tained a divorce from her husband,
Earl Russell, cn the ground of the
earl's bigamy in marrying Mrs.
Somerville in "the United States.
Rats Chewed Up SIOO.OOO.
Paris, April 21. The villa at
Previse, where the Austrian Countess
d'Onigno was murdered by her gar
dener some months ago, has just
been officially searched. In the draw
er of her desk was found the frag
ments of 100,000 in notes which had
been so chewed by rats as to be
Target Practice Comes High. ' .
Washington, April 21. Rear Ad
miral O'Xeil, chief of the bureau of
ordnance, has estimated that if tar
get practice throughout the navy is
conducted all year long as it has been
recently, it will cost the government
$2,500,000 annually, which is more
than it has been intended to pay.
Filipino Soldiers at World's Fair.
Washington, April 21. It is prob
able that one of -the principal feat
ures of the Philippine exhibit at the
St. Louis exposition will be a battal
ion of Philippine scouts, consisting
of four companies, to be commanded
ty an -officer of the regular army.
Illinois Preacher La Jail.
Carbondale, HL, April 21. Rev.
Charles E. Campbell, pastor of the
Christian church at Anna, HL, has
jeen arrested at the request of the
police of Marshall, HL, on a charge
jf forgery. The preacher was taken
:o the Clark county jaiL
Patent Office Record Broken.
Washington, April 21. Again the
latent office broke all records last
-eek. - There were issued 725 pat
ents and ICO trade marks, labels,
etc The best previous record was
STEPHEM3. elklks sued.
Two Men Ask a West Vlrslala Court tt
Hake the Senator Pay Them SoOO.OOO
for Inf ozonation Supplied Him.
Washington, April 21. Senatoi
Stephen B. Flkins, of West Virginia
is made defealant in a suit at law fo.
$500,000 filetrt yesterday in the dis
trict supreme court by Robert Bur
ton and George A. DubrueLL' The
declaration in? the case alleges that
Senator Elkins employed the " plain
tiffs m November, 1901, to procure
for him certain information con
cerning the Western Maryland Rail
road company, for the purpose oi
aiding him to acquire a controlling
interest in that company. When
they demanded their share Senatoi
Elkins refused to pay them, although
he had made millions out of th
TORNADO IN KANSAS.
At St. Paul and Cnerryvale a Storm Doe
Considerable Damage to Property
SeTeral Persons Injured.
St. Paul, Kan., April 21. A torna
do struck this vicinity Saturday night
and destroyed a great amount of
property and injured five people,
four of whom cannot recover. Mrs.
David Chamberlain and three mem
bers of a German family named
Longham will die, it is thought.
A tornado struck the farm of Stan
ley Foster, four miles east of Cher
ryvale, and demolished all the build
ings. Mr. and Mrs. Foster were bad
ly bruised and a child about two
years old may die of an injured
TO BE A "MODEL FARM."
Bar line ton Bailroad Acquires 328 Acre
of Land Near Holdreje. Xeb on Which
Experiments Will Be Made.
Omaha, Xeb, April 21. George W.
Holdrege, general manager of the
Burlington & Missouri River railroad,
has consummated arrangements with
Prof. H. W. Campbell, of Holdrege,
whereby the latter will oprate an ex
perimental farm of 32S acres near the
latter place, to be known as the
"Burlington model farm." Mr. Camp
bell's methods of soil culture are es
pecially adapted to semi-arid locali
ties, their essential features being the
conservation of moisture by means
of frequent and shallow cultivation
during the growing season.
Soldier Killed Superior Officer.
Valentine, Xeb., April 21. Private
Linaire, of company I, Twenty-Fifth
infantry, Monday shot and killed
Sergeant Yours, of the same com
pany. The company had just re
turned to their quarters after mess
and Private Linaire laid down on his
bunk to rest. Sergeant Yours
approached and ordered Linaire to
get up, which he refused to do. An
altercation followed, Linaire going to
the gun rack, took a Krag rifle anc.
fired at Yours.
Eight Dead In Erie Railroad Wreck.
Jamestown, X Y., April 21. Eight
persons are dead and ten injured,
three of them seriously, as the re
sult of a collision between a passen
ger train and a freight train on the
Erie railroad at an early hour yes
terday near Redhouse, X. Y. Of the
dead, only one, Robert X. Hotchkiss,
of Meadville, a brakeman, has been
identified. Seven bodies, apparently
those of three men, three women and
a child, were burned beyond recogni
tion in the fierce fire which followed
Rate for Omaha Grain.
Chicago, April 21. After consider
able opposition western traffic men
yesterday consented to allow Omaha
a differential of four cents above
Kansas City on a proportional
through rate from that city to the
gulf to apply on grain. The rate.
It is said, will be taken out on May
15 and permits wheat to move from
Omaha to the gulf for 21 cents and
corn for 20 cents.
Two Children Drowned In Snake River.
Baker City, Ore, April 21. Ber
nard Chipman, aged 11, and Mildred
Chipman, aged five, were drowned in
Snake river near Ballard's landing
yesterday. In cpmpany with their
father and two other men the chil
dren were crossing the river in a
rowboat. The boat became unman
ageable and upset. The men man
aged to save themselves.
Forced to Move from Lowlands by Flood.
Vincennes, Ind., April 21. The Wa
bash river reached 13.5 feet yester
day morning and continues to rise.
It is feared that the flood will be the
greatest in the history of the valley.
Thousands of acres of land are under
water, and for the third time this
year many people have been forced
to move from the lowlands on the
France the Nearest Rlral.
Washington, April 21. There is de
posited in the United States treasury
(641,000,000 in gold, a mass of the
precious metal far greater than can
be found in any other depository of
the world. The bank of France is
the closest rival, with a deposit of
gold valued at $490,834,000. After
France comes Russia, with $374,613,
300. m..i.fnlli Flow Km to Bee a me
Minneapolis, Minn , April 21. The
shutdown of the Minneapolis floor
undertaken as a protest
against discriminatory freight rates
on flour as compared with wheat,
has come to an end. While no
formal concessions have been made
by the railroads, assurances have
been received which justify the
millers in resuming. It is under
ttood that one of the Minneapolis
Chicago roads gave signs of break
ing away from the concert of action.
TAYLOR HAD POISON.
Somebody Furnished the Murderer
with Means of Suicide.
He Declared .That After BromInr Con-
verted He Decided to Meet Hie Fate
Two Other Missouri Murderers Met
Death ou the Scaffold.
Kansas City, Mo, April 17. John
or "Bud" Taylor was hanged at the
county jail here yesterday morning
for the murder on March 2, 1901, of
Ruth Nollard, his former sweetheart.
Taylor was baptized into the Catholic
church last night. He talked calmly
of the approaching end, slept well
and walked to the scaffold bravely.
He probably was the coolest man
who was ever hanged in Jackson
county. Shortly before the march to
the scaffold, Taylor handed his
brother a small package of strych
nine. The murderer said that he had
had the poison for several months
and intended to commit suicide last
night. After being converted yester
day, however, he had decided to meet
his fate. Taylor expressed sorrow
for his crime, but added: "I loved
her and I wasn't willing to live with
Dr. James Gartrell, the aged mur
derer of D. B. Donegan, the Colorado
miner, was hanged in the county jail
yard at Butler. About 1,500 persons
witnessed the execution, many com
ing to town from the surrounding
Charles May was hanged in the jail
yard at St. Joseph. May shot and
killed Robert Martin at a country
dance December 15, 1900. He had
quarreled with Martin's brother and
claimed that he did not shoot at the
man who was killed.
' MOB LEADERS ARRESTED.
Coroner's Jury at Joplln Names Men Who
Hanged the sro In That City
Joplin, Mo, April 18. The coro
ner's jury that investigated the
lynching of the negro, Thomas Gil
yard, found a verdict holding three
men. It follows: "We, the jury,
after hearing the testimony at the
inquest over the body of a negro,
whose name is unknown to us, find
that he came to his death from hang
ing by the neck and that said hang
ing was done by Sam Mitchell, Ed
Fields, alias "Hickory Bill, and a
man named Barnes." Fields is not
in custody. Ed Smith, who is charged
with larceny during the riot, has
been arrested and is now in jail. It
is reported that seven or eight of
the leaders in the Tuesday night's
mob have left the city and others
BRYAN DINED WITH IKGALLS.
Nebraska Silver Champion Was the Guest
of the Big Four Bailroad resident
Cincinnati, April IS. Considerable
stir was caused in political circles
Friday by Col. W. J. Bryan being the
guest at the Queen City club of Mel
ville E. Ingalls, president of the Big
Four railway. President Ingalls was
one of the most prominent of the so
called "gold democrats," in both of
the Bryan presidential campaigns
and many of the Bryan democrats
are reported as not supporting In
galls here for mayor last week. While
Col. Eryan is here to fill a lecture
engagement his luncheon with Pres
ident Ingalls and meeting other so
called "gold democrats" was the
feature of the day.
The "Hero of Mafekin Here.
Washington, April IS. Maj. Gen. R.
Baden Powell, the "hero of Mafe
king," recently appointed chief of
cavalry of the English army, is on a
visit to the United States to study
American cavalry tactics and meth
ods. In order that he may accom
plish his purpose with as little pub
licity and ceremony as possible, he is
traveling incognito and unofficially.
Armour's Daughter Able to Walk.
Chicago, April IS. Success has
crowned the operation performed on
Lolita Armour, the little daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. Ogden Armour, for
congenital hip dislocation. The cast
placed upon the child last November
by Dr. Adolf Lorenz was removed by
him and when the last bit had been
cut away the little girl in her child
ish glee walked about the room.
The Sultan's Commissioners Are Captive.
Constantinople, April 18. The mem
bers of the special mission sent by
the sultan to pacify the Albanians,
it is now announced, are practically
imprisoned at Ipek, Albany, where
they are surrounded by several hun
dred Albanians whose chiefs refuse
to accept the proposed reforms and
demand the appointment of an Al
Making Coins for the Philippines.
Philadelphia. April 18. There are
ready for shipment to the Philippine
islands 2,500,000 pesos, which were
coined at the Philadelphia mint in the
last 25 working days. During this
time the mint also added to the Phil
ippine coinage 9,100,000 pieces of
bronze, rained at $91,000, and S, 600,000
nickels, valued at $180,000.
ITemld Set Heed the Wesadmc
Clinton, Ind, April 1. Ora Ed
dington. bis wife sal their three
small children, with two neighbors'
boys, started to cross the Wabash
bottoms in the face of a warning oi
danger. The three Eddington chil
dren and one of the bora, William
Dudley, were drowned. Hundreds f
people witnessed the disaster bat a
relief boat was late in reachinr
the struggling people. Eddingtoi
escaped on a horse and his wife wa.
rescued by William Jacks, 12 years
SEVEN MEN INDICTED.
Daniel J. Keller. Senators Farris. Matthew
and smith and Three I'nlnows Included
la list of Grand Jury Accusations.
Jefferson City, Mo, April 20. Sen
ator Frank Farris, of Steelville, Craw
ford county; Buel L. Matthews, of
Clayton, St. Louis county, and C. A.
Smith, of St. Louis; Baking Powder
Lobbyist Daniel J. Kelley and three
unknown men have been indicted by
the Cole county grand jury in connec
tion with legislation during the
Forty-first and Forty-second sessions
of the general assembly. - Definite
information regarding the charges
against those indicted cannot yet be
obtained. It is thought that bribery
charges have been preferred against
Farris, Kelley and Smith, and accept
ing a bribe against Matthews.
Senator Matthews declares he if
innocent of any crime for any rote
he cast and asks that the public with
hold criticism till he comes to trial,
when he will establish his innocence.
Further than this, on the advice of
his attorney, he declined to talk.
TEXAS TOWN INDIGNANT.
Gen. Fred Grant Declared BekettayUIe
Sink of Iniquity aad a Patch
Washington, April 20. Gen. Fred
crick Grant is the latest army officer
to get into trouble in Brackettsville,
Tex. Gen. Grant, it is said, declared
Brackettsville, within whose pre
cincts one of his corporals had got
into trouble, was Ma sink of iniquity
and a patch of hell," or words to that
effect. Then Brackettsville rose up
m wrath and demanded that Gen.
Grant be publicly reprimanded for
this insult to the fair name of the
Texas town. Moreover, Bracketts
ville is still on the war path and
keeps up a running fire on Secretary
Root in its demand for the scalp of
Gen. Grant. The secretary has the
case under consideration and prob
ably is waiting for Brackettsville. to
ROBBERS HAD GOOD NIGHT.'.
From the Bank at Allen. Kan., They Se
cured 82. TOO and the Admire Post
Office Several Dollars.
Allen, Kan, April 19. Last night
the Allen state bank was robbed.
The robbers entered at one of the
windows, broke into the vault and dy
namited the safe and secured $2,700,
with which they got away. The ex
plosion of dynamite wrecked the
vault and bank building considerably.
The post office at Admire, another
small town a few miles east of A1-
len, was oronen into last nignt, ana
all the money in the office was taken.
This amounted to several thousand
dollars. Neither cf the robberies
were discovered until morning.
Proclamation for Missouri to Celebrate.
Jefferson City, Mo., April 20. Gov.
Dockery has issued a proclamation,
dated April IS, calling upon the peo
ple of Missouri to so far as possible
suspend work and unite in the cele
bration of the centennial anniversary
of the acquisition of the Louisiana
territory on Thursday, April 30, upon
which day the grounds and buildings
of the Louisiana Purchase exposition
will be dedicated. .
Killed a California Outlaw.
Bakersfield, Cal., April 20. The
long and exciting pursuit of James
McKinney, the outlaw from King
man, Ariz., ended in a battle with the
officers of the law within a. few
blocks in the business center of this,
town yesterday, two men being killed
and one fatally wounded. The killed,
are James McKinney, the outlaw and
Deputy Sheriff Tibbetts. City Mar
shal Packard was fatally wounded;
Millions for St. Paul's Poor.
St. Paul, Minn., April 19. By the
provisions of the will of the late Mrs.
Fanny S. Wilder, nearly $4,000,000 is
devoted to the relief of the worthy
poor of St. Paul. A dav nursery is
provided for and $2,500 annually set
aside for maintenance. For the es
tablishment of free public baths $20.-
000 is to be used and an annual main
tenance is provided.
.buss u anna vtu;ca isnnnuoo., ,
Columbus, O, April 19. The repub
lican state convention of Ohio will
not be June 10, as stated. Miss Ruth
Hanna, daughter of Senator Hanna,
forbids it June 10. That date' has
been fixed for her wedding to Joseph
Medill McCormick. Her father can-,
not be at his daughter's marriage and
at the convention at the same time.
Xo More Free AdmUsions.
St. Louis, April 20. The depart
ment of admissions of the world's
fair has purchased 750,000 tickets,
which is the first order for cards of
admission to the eTounds. Admission
fees to enter the site will be charged.
from April 30 until tne lair close?
Want a Forest Reserve In Kansas.
Garden City, Kan., April 20. The
citizens of Garden City are moving
for the establishment in Finney, Has.
kell and Kearney counties of a for
est reserve unaer an act 01 congress
passed some years ago. It is in the
sand hill country and embraces 94,73?
antes Stack Toe XII s;n for the Brldr
Cairo, 111, April 20. The . Unites
States monitor Arkansas arrived
from Mound City yesterday and i
now lying above the Illinois Central
railroad bridge. It will be necessary
to ent off part of the stack to allow
the boat to pass nnder the bridge.
. FoetheJI Flayer Dies of Injuries.
Xirlcsville, Mo, April 20. P. A.
Johnston, a senior student in the
American School of Osteopathy.
football player, died here Batnrdaj
from injuries received in practice
vo weeks ro.