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BY BRICANDS PARTICULARS OF CAPTURE OF \MISS STONE. IN THE HANDS OF TURKS Authorities Learned ot Affair After Outlaws Had Fled With Their Captives. Boston, Sept. 25.-Details of the re cent capture of Miss Stone, American missionary, and one of her helpers, by brigands in Turkey, are given in a letter just received here by the American board of commissioncis for foreign missions. The facts became known to one of the missionaries cf the board at Samckoc. Europeain Turkey, throuvh mnembers of the par ty with whom Miss Stcne and her as sistant, Mrs. Tailka, were traveling when the capture was made, and who fled on being released by the outlaws. They cculd give no information as where Miss Stqne and her companion were taken, as the two women diser peared in the night, and the rEst cf the party weie d'tained under guard for a time. Finally the Icbbers re lieved their captives cf watches and othezr valuables and departed. The missionaries made their way to Sa mokoo. According to the story told by these victims, the capture was made at 4 p. m., September 3, while Miss Stone and Mis. Tsilke, wife of an Albanian preachcr, were 11aveling with friends from Bansko tc Djumac. Th( re were. 15 to 1S in the party. The bandits confronted them in a naiiow valley, rurioundled them and compelled them to wade a river and ascend a wcoded mount"-' side for a.i: ot an hour. Thlere ,ppeared to be abc ut 40 brigands di se d like Turks, brt speaking good Elgarian. At length a C: i llg, p:lace was reached. Next nr lr:i' Miss Stone and M ls. Tsillka wei mi..sed and it was apparent thblt ihe main body of the outlaws had departed leaving only a guard. Later this guald compelled the captives to gi;g up their n.atches, r'.ancy and jewch,., :ater which they disappeared up the mountain leaving the missionaries free. The authorities did not learn of the capture until nearly 24 hours af ter it had taken place and it is thought this gave the brigands all the chance they needed to reach a secure hiding place. It is thought that they may have entered Bulgaria and the army has been given special instructions to guard the border close ly and follow up any traces of the marauders which they may fined. LEAD MINERS ORGANIZE FEAR ACTION BY SMELTER COMBINE. Ore Producers Will Get in Position Where They Can Protect Themselves. Chicago, Sept. 25.-The R.'cord Herald t'omorrow will s,' : "The leaf lroducers of the c .'tily, stirred by the r:poited prcjection of a grer" $20,000.000 l; 1! trust rnd _, the coil trcl of the Whitney-Ryer Guggenh ':n smeltsr syndicate, are !' nning an immense combination of the produc ing int rests. Their obhi r:t it is stat ed, it . gt irto a p).. ion where they will net be r the mercy of the smelter combine. The I1-.t as set forth is to fo rm a corpcir ion of moderate capital which shall become the selling agercy if the producers. The producers plan al-o tc store their products when conditions of the market make such action advisable, or to curtril production. It is act proposed to combir- ownership of mining properties. Several confer ences of ic fluential producers of lead are reported to have been held in Chicago recently and it is stated that the movement has taken definite form. Visited Assassin. Buffalo, Sept. 25.-The father, sis ter and brother of Czolgosz today vis ited him and held half an hour's con versation, in presence of officials, but nothing was learned about a possible conspiracy. Emma Released. Chicago, Sept. .24.--Emma Goldman 'was released today by Justice Prindi tfm . FAILED TO GET THE MONEY. Burlington Asked to Give Up $4,000 to Avoid Dynamite. Platte City, Mo., Sept. 25.--A few days ago Superintendent Hohl of the Burlington route received a letter, un signed, mailed at Waldron, Mo., de manding of the Burlington that $4,000 be deposited by a light on the public road below Waldron, or the tracks wculd be blcwn up with dynamite. Superintendent Hohl, Detective Mc Michael and Sheriff Elgin of Platte county, went to the place at the ap pointed time and captured John and James Sanderson, cne of whom has confessed, implicating his brother. They are now in jail in Platte City. SCHEDULES FILED. Assets and Liabilities of Henry Mar quand and Frank B. Poor. New York, Sept. 25.-Schedules in the assignment of Henry Marquand, stock broker, were filed today. They show liabilit'es of $2,994.726; nomi nal a'-ets $98.36t; actual assets $66, 245. There are but two creditors. the New Yc'k Stock exchange $38,118 and Henry C. M^ iur -d $2 056,607. The schednr'· in the sý,zgnment of Frank B. Poor, junir ý member of the firm of H. 1.., snevd & Co. were filed. They show total liabilities. cecured and non-secured $258,221; nominal assets including those- rledged $276 362; actual assets including" those plcdge d $159.417. REVOLUTIONISTS DEFEATED GENERAL MARIN HIMSELF ESCAPER CAPTURE. f Affairs in Border States of Colom bia Now Reported f Tranquil. Washington, Sept. 24.-Mail advices received at the Colombian legation confirm the reports of the defeat of General Marin, the revolutionary lead er, who has been operating in the 1 department of Tolima. General Marin himself escaped capture. His original force aggregated about 3,000 men. Affairs in the border state of San- I tander are reported tranquil, though the Venezuelans across the line are 1 very much agitated lest the govern ment of Colombia shall invade their 1 country. Legation officials here say that. Colombia has no intention of I taking such action. Mr. Herran, secretary of the Colom bian legation here, says the rebellion in Colombia which has lasted almost two years has cost the government upwards of $200,000,000 and the sac rifice of 45.000 lives, all of whom were Colombians except perhaps 500 of the Venezuelan auxilliaries of the revolutionists. Dakota Blaze. Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 25.-A special to the Times from Custer, S. D., says: The finest business block in this city was almost all destroyed by fire early this moiring. Edimated loss is $50.000 with c.me in:urance. Fire is supposed to have been cf in cendiary origin. The town is entire ly without fire lrot(ticn and there are but few wells. Ei;ldirts were torn down in advance of the flames anti several hrndicd men formed in line with buckrts and their heroic fight saved the Lchcr three business blocks. Nine buildings were burned. Seth Low Accepts. New York, Sept. 25.-Seth Low an nounced tonight that he would accept the nomination for mayor, by the anti-Tammany forces and added that he would resign the presidency of Columbia university. This probably will be when he is formally notified of his nomination. ANTI-ANARCHIST SOCIETY. Subordinate Lodges Will Keep Cases on Reds. Wichita, Kans., Sept. 24.-What is designed to be a national organization t for the suppression of anarchy in the f United States was formed here today. The constitution and by-laws provide I that subordinate lodges shall be or i ganized all over the United States, t that business and manufacturing con cerns that employ persons of known anarchistic tendencies shall be boy cotted and each subordinate lodge shall report all anarchists in its juris diction to .the head lodge which, in turn shall give their names to the national secret service bureau, or in the event of congress passing laws against anarchists, prosecutions will be instituted by the various lodges. 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The four roads that enter into the new Gates project are Quincy & Kan sas City railroad, 133 miles in length, from West Quincy to Trenton, Mo. The Omaha, Kansas City & Eastern railroad, 36 miles long from Trenton to Pattonsburg. The Kansas City & Northern connecting railroad 81 miles from Pattonsburg to Kansas City, and Omaha & St. Louis railroad from Pattonsburg to Council Bluffs. All four roads are in the hands of re ceivers. The four roads comprise a conecting and continuous system of 300 miles and traverse territory of the Burlington, Alton and Atchison roads. Strategically they are as well located as to middel western section as the Chicago & Great Western is in upper I territory, and are capable of as much rate disturbance as Stickney property. Under the direction of Col. Gates the new system is not apt to remain in a quiescent condition and when the combination is perfected through judicial sale, the big systems will be compelled to buy peace and profit at the terms offered by Gates and his men. JEREMIAH M. WILSON DEAD HEART FAILURE THE IMME DIATE CAUSE. An Hour Before Death Was in Con sultation With His Associ ates in Schlev Case. Washington, Sept. 24.-Jeremiah Morrow Wilson, principal counsel for Rear Admiral Schley and one of the leading lawycrs cf Washington died suddenly at his apartments in the Shoreham hotel shortly after 11 o'clock today. Heart failure, super induced by an attack of acute indiges tion coupled with Bright's disease, caused his death. Although some what indisposed last night and this morning the end came unexpectedly, as he was in conference with his as coiate counsel in the Schley case scarcely an hour before he died. He leaves a son, Chas. S. Wilson, who has been associated with him in the law, and a daughter, Mrs. Wm. Haywood of this city. Judge Wilson was a native of Ohio and was 73 years of age. Early in life he removed to Indiana where he served with distinction on the com mon pleas and circuit court benchs. He represented an Indiana district in the forty-second and forty-third con gresses, serving as chairman respec tively of the house committees on the judiciary and District of Colum bia. After his retirement from con gress he formed a partnership with an associate in Congress, Judge Shella berger, and the firm soon took rank at the very front of the Washington bar. Court Adjourned for Day. Washington, Sept. 24.-The Schley court of inquiry was brought to a sudden termination for the day, 18 minutes after convening this morning by t#le announcement of the sudden death of Judge Wilson, senior counsel for Admiral Schley. The announce ment was made to the court by Hon. Isadore Rayner, the assistant counsel. ST. JOHN'S HEADACHE CURE will cure your headache. Sold by Chap pie Drug Co. KUKLUX ARRESTED, Band of Thirteen on the Way to Jail in Kentucky. Rianoke, Va., Sept. 24.-A special from Bristol, W. Va., says: Considerable excitement was creat. ed at Sonega, Wise county, Va., yes terday when a dozen officers arrived in that town with 13 prisoners whom they were taking to Pineville, Ky., to be placed in jail for safe keeping until they can be brought to trial. The men under arrest are members of a "Kuklux" band and it is alleged have been operating in Letcher county, Ky., and that immediate section for the past few months. During that time a number of men and women have been mysteriously murdered and these crimes are charged to this "Kuklux" gang, together with numer ous other crimes that have been com mitted in that viciiity. Overdue Steamer Arrives. Port Townsend, Washn., Sept. 24. The overdue steamship Oregon arriv ed today from Nome bringing 474 pas sengers, and $750,000 in gold. The Oregon sailed September 6. The third day out she encountered heavy weath er and lost her rudder and broke her rudder post. The gale lasted ten days and during that time the craft floundered around at the mercy of the elements. Heroic efforts to rig a rudder met with little success on account of the fury of the storm. Finally, when the storm abated somewhat a jury was rigged and under a slow bell the Ore gon steamed 1,700 miles. Provisions ran low and the passengers were plac ed short rations. When she arrived here they were reduced to the verge of starvation. Charge Neglect of Duty. Chicago, Sept. 25.-Neglect of duty and conduct unbecoming an officer are the charges which Chief of Police O'Neil will prefer ton'orrcw against Chicf of Detectives Luke Cclleran. Draft o` formal accusation was com pleted tonight and will be filed with -civil service commission tomorrow morning. Early next week it is ex pected that Colleian will be on the stand in his own defense, MURDER IN THE FIRST DECREE The Forlmality of Trying the Assassin of President McKinley Completed and Jury Find Verdict. Buffalo, Sept. 24.-The jury at 4:26 this afternoon brought in a verdict of guilty of murder in the first de gree against Czolgosz. Buffalo, Sept. 24.-Leon F. Czolgosz alias Fred Neiman, was found guilty today of murder in the first degree by a jury in part three of the supreme court, in having on the 6th day of September shot President William McKinley, the wounds inflicted after wards resulting in the death of the president. The wheels of justice moved swift ly. The trial of the assassin consum ed eight hours and 26 minutes and covered a period of only two days. Practically all of this time was oc cupied by the prosecution in present ing the case so clear, so ccnclusive. that even had the prisoner entered a plea of insanity it is doubtful if the jury would have returned a veridct different from the one rendered today. The annauncement made this af ternoon by the attorneys for Czolgosz that eminent alienists summoned by the Erie County Bar association and by the district attorney to examine Czolgosz and to determine his exact mental condition had declared him to be perfectly sane, destroyed the only defense that Judges Lewis and Titus could have put together. Before adjournment Justice White announced that he would pronounce sentence upon defendant on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, The prisoner was taken at once, through the tunnel under Delaware avenue, back to the jail. To all ap pearances he was in no way affected by the result of the trial. The crowd that gathered at the city hall today was the largest which has been seen there since his arraignment. People lined up on both sides of the big rotunda on the second floor where court convened, and fringed the stairs leading from the floor above. There was no demonstration except that of curiosity. A large number of women witnessed the day's proceed ings. At 2:44. this afternoon District At torney Penney abruptly announced that the case of the prosecution was ended. Judge Lewis arose slowly and, addressing the court, said that the sudden close of the case against Czol gosz was a surprise to him and his colleagues. They had no witnesses to call for the defense. He asked the court that he be al STRUCK, THE SCHOOL HOUSE LIGHTNINC KNOCKED THE TEACHER SENSELESS. SCHOLARS ALL SHOCKED Some of the Children Are Severely Burned-Believed None Fatally. St. Cloud, Minn., Sept. 24.-The school building at district No. 47, town of St. Cloud, was struck by light ning during a heavy storm at 9:30 o'clock this morning. The 36 pupils were all more or less shocked, and several were burned. Charles Weiber. teacher, was knocked senseless. A panic ensued. Clara Streitz, aged 12, was badly burned about lower limbs. Amanda Borwig was partially paralyzed. Paulina Laur, five years old, burned upon arms, breast and abdomen. The building was slightly damaged. Clara Streitz, who was the most ser iously injured, crawled out of the building, during the excitement, into the storm, but spread the news. Doctors went out from St. Cloud. It is not thought any of the children are fatally injured. A Deep Mystery. It is a mystery why women endure Backache, Headache, Nervousness, Sleeplessness, Melancholy, Fainting, and Dizzy Spells when thousands have proved that Electric Bitters will quick ly cure such troubles. "I suffered for years with Kidney trouble," writes Mrs. Phoebe Cherley, of Peterson, Ia., "and a lame back pained me so I could not dress myself, but Electric IBitters wholly cured me and, although 73 years old, I now am able to do all my housework." It overcomes Con stipation, improves appetite, gives per feet health. Only 50c at Chapple Drug Co. lowed to address the jury at once. Court assented and the venerable jur ist began an address that will long be remembered by those who heard it. After the jury had retireu to con sider the evidence the scene in the court room became dramatic in the cyt ieme. The court room was some what forgotten and the spectators stood up and many walked about the room and engaged in conversation. Tbc guards about the assassin who still sat in his seat before the bench were doubled, Chief of Detectives Cussack and two of his men taking position just back of Czolgosz's chair. Others were seated to the left and right and many 'plain clothes" men were seen mingling among the crowd surging about the room closely watch ing everyone whose face was not a familiar one to them. There was no disposition to crowd about the pris oner, although the object of everyone seemed to be to get in a position where they could have a full view of his face. Czolgosz had been seated in his chairall the afternoon his hands clasped on the arms of the chair and his head bent forward and a little to the left. The room was not warm but he frequently took his handkerchief from his pocket and mopped the perspiration from his forehead and cheeks. At no time during the ab sence of the jury did he raise his eyes or lift his head or seem to know that he was the object of interest of several hundred men and women. Every time the door was opened all eyes were turned in that direction, the evident thought in every mind be ing that the jury would take only a few minutes to agree on a verdict. It was 4:35 when the crier rapped for order and the jury filed into the room. No time was wasted. The jur ors did not sit down. Addressing them Justice White said: "Gentlemen, have you agreed upon a verdict?" "We have," replied Foreman Wendt. "What is your verdict?'" "That defendant is guilty of mur der in the first degree." There was a moment of silence then a murmur arose from the lips of the crowd. It ended there. There was no hand clasping, no cheers. Justice White's voice could be heard clearly in every part of the room when he thanked the jurors for their work and allowed them to go. until 11 o'clock .tomorrow morning. Court 1was at once adjourned. It Improves with Age The work of F. S. Mills, the pioneer brick and stone contractor. A business career of a dozen years in Billings Speaks for Itself-. fiet My Estimates. SF. S. MILLS R. J. LORD, Contractor and Builder. ? Plans and Estimates fur nished on application. BILLINGS, MONTANA. _The Blue Grass A Nice, Quiet Resort. F. 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