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RICIlMO:ST DAILYPALLADIUJI, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1901.
ISTHMIAN DOINGS KXIKKMK Gen Alltan Loads (Jovern niont Troops Against Lib orals Near 1'aiiama. S03IE FIERCE FIGHTING One Hundred and Fifty Dead and . Wounded Are Lett Lyiiiij Aloujf - f - 1 . I k me nan roan. pt-;.irr Against a no noMiiti;iMi:r United State Marines From'! the Iowa Are Keeping' the Railway Clear. Colen, Nov. 26. An armed guard of marines from tbe United States bat tleship Iowa has re-established the transit across the Isthmus, and details from the Iowa's marines are now pro tecting each passenger train. There has been fierce fighting at Empire sta tion on the railroad line between Pan ama and Colon between the insur gents and the troops of the Colombian government, with very heavy losses on both sides. Sunday morning at 10 o'clock the schooner Clapet and a railroad barge returned to Panama bringing 350 men from Chorrera, being the remainder of General Alban's expedition. Great crowds gathered at the wharf to wit ness the landing of the soldiers. They were received with bands of music, but the music sounded mournful and the aira sounded mr like a funeral inarch than the joyful strains of wel come to a victorious army. General Alban looked his usual and calm self and acted more like a man on whose handa time hangs heavily for want of something to do than one coping with grave responsibilities under trying circa mstances. At 3:30 Sunday afteraoon, at the head of several hundred men. General Alban left Panama by train for Em pire station, where the Liberals were reported to be in fairly strong num bers. His purpose was to surprise and rout them. The train bearing these troops was held up just before it ar rived at Culebra station, owing to the Liberals opening fire on Alban's ad vance guard. Alban disembarked his men from the train, which returned to Panama. The fighting at Culebra last ed from 4:40 until 9 p. m. The gov- eminent troops advanced and the fighting was stubborn all along the railroad line until Empire station, a mile and a half distant, was reached. The Liberals retreated slowly, Alban's men following them until the latter eventually reached Mataching station. Here General Alban met and confer red with Captain Perry of the Iowa, who was returning from Colon on an armored train. It Is understood that Captain Perry will not allow the rail road to transport troops, consequently General Alban and his men were forc ed to push ahead on foot. It Is said here that they thus reached San Pa blo, where the Liberals are in force, and that fighting is taking place there. The Liberals are under the command of General Lugo. Between the stations of Culebra and Empire over 150 killed and wounded men could be seen along the track. The sight was gruesome. There is no proper Red Cross orgarfzation, and the wounded lacked care. The Lib erals at Colon declare the majority of the men killed on the line to be Con servative troops and that the rebels are still in force along the railroad. r Three hundred of the Iowa's ma rines were landed at Panama to pro tect the property of the railroad and to insure the continuance of transit across the Isthmus. In government circles in Panama there is still entire confidence in General Aiban. and it is believed there that this Conservative general is able to cope with the pres ent situation and successfully over come the apparently unsurmountable difficulties before him. It is estimated that the Cor?s'rvative government has 400 men at Panama. The breastworks on the railroad bridge that leads into Panama, as well as those erected in side the city hav? been demolished by the government. Death Sentence is Sought sro Mnrdcirr. Indianapol's. Nov. 26. Jaiats John son. colored, went to trial in the crim inal court yesterday on the charge of murdertna Joel Combs, white, in a Haughville street recently, after there j had been trouble between white and! colored men. There seems little prob-1 ability that the defense will mal e any j serious attempt to prove mm .jdo cent, for Johnson admitted to the offi ers after he was lodged in jail that he shot Combs. The only real Issue for the jury to determine was how great his punishment should be. Prosecutor Ruckelshaus intends to make a strong effort to obtain a ver dict of murder in the first degree and a sentence of death. Studettaker Still Knilinsr- South Bend, Ind., Nov. 26. The Hon. Clem Studebaker is failing, his condition since Sunday being far from encouraging. He is weaker than at any time since he became ill. Yes terday afternoon he passed a few hours in sleep, but last night he grew restless. Inquiries concerning his condition are coming from all farts, of the country. Children Were Alone. Muncie, Ind., Nov. 26. The 2-year- old daughter of George Branson was burned to death last night, the child's clothing catching fire from a stove. A baby brother who went to the res cue had his hands severely burned The mother was away from home at the time. Wayward Lad Killed. Franklin, Ind.. Nov. 26. Rufus Thompson, son of Philip Thompson of this (Johnson) county, who was ex pelled from school for unruty conduct. and ran away from home, was killed by the cars at Elizabethtown, Ky. Self Defense Rushville. Ind., Nov. 26. The trial of Jesse Hilling, indicted for the mur der of George Retherford in May last, has resulted in an acquittal. Hilling sustaining a plea of self-defense. A HINDISO BAKUAI.V Such Id a Common Law MarriaffB Says I. S. Court of Appeal. St. Loftis, Mo.. Nov. 26. The U. S. court of appeals, 'n reversing the de cisions of the United States district court of the Indian Territory and the Indian Territory court of appeals, which were In favor of Rose Pryor, who sued Samuel T. Davis, a wealthy merchant of the Cherokee nation, for alleged breach of promise, decided yesterday that common law marriages are legal. Miss Pryor, who is also a resident of the Cherokee nation, was a mem ber of Davis' household. As mistress of the household was a woman known to Miss Pryor as Mrs. Davis. Ac cording to Davis, this woman was his wife, with whom he had lived for up ward of 20 years. When Rose was 21 years old Davis was alleged to have eloped with her, but for some reason refused to marry her. Miss Pryor considered her affections had been in jured to the extent of $9,500. and filed suit for this amount and won in both the lower courts. She alleged that Davis had told her that he was not legally married to Mrs. Davis and that there was no legal objection to his making her his wife. In delivering the opinion of the ap pellate court Judge Adams said: '"Marriage is a civil contract and may be made by any persons of different sexf8 competent to make such con tract. While commonly entered into with some ceremony either civil or religious, it may be consummated without any ceremony. If a man and woman, in good faith, agree to become husband and wife, and this agreement is followed by a consistent and notor ious cohabitation, the relation of hus band and wife is lawfully established." Colon Will Kmup a Shrlliiii Tbank to Cnelf Mm. Washington. Nov. 2. It is proUy well understood here that there Is to i be no bon; bard men? cf Colon bv eithei side. While Comrr.anUer McCrea si. sutu nit; uisereuonary power an-., nothing was said to him about stop ping the borabardtuent direc.iy. neve, theless the stale department es lished a precedent in these iuac:er; last year shea it instructed Mr. G.10 ger to warn some insurgents at Pa-J ama that they would no, be alio wee to bombard that port. If the govern ment troops on tie Pinzon should per sist in their purpose it is said tha. the commanders of the various war ships at Colon wl require that ample time be allowed for the escape from the town of all foreigners and the at tacking force, to escape restraint, would be obliged tf direct their bom bardment with such rare precision as to destroy the insurgent defenses without harming the railroad prop erty, and even without endangering the passage of trains, conditions not possible to be met- The secretary of the navy has ca bled Captain Perry of the Iowa to assume full command of all the United States naval forces on both sides of the isthmus, in order to insure har monious operations. Consul-General Gudger's last dispatch, which came late yesterday afternoon, was about as follows: "Our troops have arrived at Matachln, one-half of the way across the isthmus. No obstruction and Colombian government seemed to be victorious over the insurgents." I fl K IIOMXE TKIAL. SIKDAL. OF HONOH Daring Dash of Lieut. Van Scnmeck to Com mended. Manila, Nov. 26. Second Lieuten ant Louis J. VanSchaeck of the Fourth infantry, while scouting with a few men of that regtment, met 150 insur gents who had attacked and sacked the hamlet of Siaraea near Cavite. Upon seeing the Filipinos VanSchaeck ordered his men to charge them. The order was obeyed and VanSchaeck, being mounted, reached the insur gents 60 yards in advance of his men. He killed three of them with his re volver. An insurgent fired his rifle point blank at VanSchaeck at four paces, but missed. Lieutenant Van Schaeck was then knocked from his horse. He Jumped to his feet and engaged in a hand-to-hand conflict with the enemy, using the butt of his revolver. He sustained two severe wounds, one of which nearly severed his wrist. At this point the lieuten ant's men arrived, rescued him and put the insurgents to flight. Van- Schaec-lt is in the military hospital at Manila and is doing well. He has already been recommended ror a medal of honor for bravery In a pre vious engagement. Preliminary KTtdence in the Cm Is Now All In. Washington. Nov. 26. The trial of Mrs. Lola Ida Bonine for the murder of James Seyrnou Ayres Jr. at the Kenmore hotel last May. began in real earnest yesterday. The preliminary de tails as to the finding of the body, the location of the furniture, bloodstains, etc., were all in with the conclusion of the testimony cf J. F. Drew, the capitol policeman who was on the stand when the court adjourned last Friday. Laker, the man w ho saw Mrs. Bonine descend the fire escape. Hop kins, who roomed over Ayres and raised the first outcry. Miss Woo'ums. ! who roomed under Ayres. and Miss Valess and Miss Minas, who roomed ! on etiher side ot him. testified, j The two latter were regarded as star i witnesses, but they testified to no ' facts not developed at the inquest, i Drew ttstified that there was room j enough behind the door of Ayres' room i for a man to have been there while j the door was opened to admit another! person, a contention which the prose- j cution denies, and also that there were j empty cartridges in the slop-jar in Ayres' room before the pistol with which the shooting was done vas emptied by Officer Brady after the tragedy. This would tend to establish the theory of the defense that the pis tol belonged to Ayres. Miss Minas testified that yres and Mrs. Bonine ate ice-cream and caek in her room the night before the tragedy, and that at that time there was no evidence o," ill-feeling between them. Mrs. Bonine, throughout the trlai yesterday, when witnesses described the cries, groaas and throat gurgling of the dying man, remained absolutely unmoved. Better mince meat than this cannot be made at home. It is as juicy, fruity, clean and much more economical. We save you the weary chopping, boiling, seeding, peeling, mixing. Last year we sold ten million (10,000,000) packages. Each package makes two large (or three small) pies. So (at least) there were twenty million " None Such" mince pies. Beware of so-called wet " mince meat sold from open pails. "None Such" is condensed that is. compressed in air-tight, water-proof cartons 10 cts. a package. Premium list of "1S47 Rogers Bros'." silverware enclosed. If your grocer won't supply you, notify Merrell-Soulc Co., .Syracuse, N. Y. "BREVITY IS THE SOUL OF WIT." GOOD WIFE I YOU NEED APQLJO a mi .1011 Illiteracy in Porto Itico Presents Serious Problem. Washington, Nov. 26. M. G. Brum baugh, commissioner of education for Porto Rico, in his annual report, says thel l.ooo schools there, good as they are, cannot successfully cope with the tremendous illiteracy and the vast army of children in need of education in Porto Rico. There were 34,000 chil dren in school this year, and the en rollment next year will be 50,00 ). A large normal school has just been opened at Rio Piedras to meet part of the demand for teachers. An annual appropriation by congress of not less than $300,000 per annum for 10 years is urged. This, the report says, would equip the island with proper school facilities for 150,000 additional pupils, which with the present enroll ment. T ould make above 66 per cent of the school population of the island. Sir ThimiaH in Willing. London. Nov. 26. "Should no one else challenge, I am willing seriously to consider making another attempt to lift the cup." This asnouncement was given out by Sir Thomas Lipton at the banquet given at the Hotel Cecil in his honor last night, and which was attended by more than 400 guests. "It would r.ever do." added Sir Thomas, 'to give up when only a pulse-beat came between us and victory." Duelling Condemned. Berlin, Nov. 26. German newspa pers assert that Baron Von Reisswitz has been summarily dismissed from the army by order of Emperor Wil liam. Baron Von Reisswitz was col onel of the regiment in which Lieut. Blaskowitz, who was recently killed in a duel with a brother officer, had served. The action was taken be cause Baron Von Reisswitz did noth ing to prevent the duel in which Blas kowitz was killed. (Juick. On the friaifer. Madisonville. Ky.. Nov. 26. During ; quarrel yesterday William Bradley. ; a brother of Representative-elect ; Bradley, was shot by J. W. Hancock j and received two wounds. The shoot- j lng was in front of the Wilkins block, and Lonnie Tucker, aged 7 years, and Frank Merri wether, a colored boy, were hit by stray shots but not seri ously wounded. It Is said that Han cock pulled his revolver first, but that Bradley got the diop on him. They then separated. Hancock went into an adjoining hardware store and shot Bradley as he passed. Bradley has a bad scalp wound and his forefinger is Almost severed. Hancock assisted last week in ervlng the papers on the strikers at the Nortonville camp, lie insists that Bradley was pursuing kim into the hardware store. Han cock has been arrested. The men are said to have quarreled weeks ago over politics, and been very bitter toward each other ever since. Ifciwieite Sentenced. Victoria, B. C. Nov. 26. Eugene Brooks, elder of Dowie's Christian j Catholic church in Zion. was yester i day found guilty and senvnced to I three months without hard labor, for ; aiding and abetting John Rogers, who j was recently found guilty of man I slaghter, for not providing his infant j children with medical attention when ! they were suffering from diphtheria, j from which they died. Brooks will appeal. Starving China. Washington. Nov. 26. The threat Coodnow. consul-general at Shanghai, reports to the state department that there axe over a half million of na tives la the valley who will starve this winter unless they get help from ntiide. A Wild Shot. Guthrie. O. T.. Nov. 26. Willard Sharum. a cotton buyer, was placed in jail at Stillwater yesterday, charged with the shooting of Harry Spears. Jack Jones and Eugene Nady at Rip ley. O. T. Na.ly is fa' ally wounded. It is alleged Sharum lost in a poker game and in attempting to shoot Chas. Crater, the manager cf the place, struck the three bystanders. Trouble is Settled. Washington, Nov. 26. The threat ened trouble jver the boundary line between Chili and the Argentine Re public has been averted, for the pres ent at least. Signor Infante, the charge of the Chilean legation, yes terday conveyed to this government an assurance that the two principals to the boundary questions have just succeeded in reaching an amicable and satisfactory understanding. 1 i I 1 - j j a ,Wilt. ? mm -1 mm 1 UIJ rj ltr inn ismm tbey Stand fbe Strain of Active Service I 45jyW-T0 Settled Tvtth Dntrble-Sfrerath Suk f1- V-V Buttons Strongly fjtstenej Lin- mg Quality cf the pest tne Locked the Children In. Darlington. S. C. Nov. 26. Limer ick Flax, a negro living at Lides Bridge, left his home Sunday night, locking in his three children, the old est being 11 and the youngest 3 years of age. During the night the house caught fire and all three children were burned to death. The coroner's jury returned a verdict of criminal carelessness. Bresci'n Accomplice. Milan. Nov. 26. Louis Grannoti, an accomplice of Bresci. the assassin of King Humbert, was yesterday sen tenced to life Imprisonment at the as sizes. Grannoti has not yet been captured. TKKSK TKLEGKAMS Jonttowa, Miss., wag practically wiped out by Are. Former Pre. Cleveland w rapi.i: recoverina from his severe col-i. Jlw, William Smith and babe were burned to dtb at GraDBiH. Ark. Marquu Ito.tbe Japanese stauMman, ha ar rived at "t. Petersburg. Learlo Piernvr, Jud- of the Alma district in Iiwor California, wa as-aMinairt, i The rpsiiien.-e of J. Ci. MiUer bume! at Pitta- ( biirj; an.i his four daughter pert-bed. The river pilots went on nkp at Pitt-bure Icebergs; b,,ai. Advice mm t ltoaatinaj m Turkey. "Ninety-nine women out of every hundred, ninety-nine cooks out of ev ery hundred, will bake a turkey with the back to the pan." said a New Or leans man who keeps in touch with tb kitchen, "and this is a mistake. A fa mous French couk I know never thinkt of baking a turkey with the breast upx The breast is turned to the bottom of the pan and instead of being dry and tasteless when it is served is richly fla vored and as sweet and juicy as one would care to have it. You see. all the fine flavoring of the turkey, the juices of the dressing and all the daintier touches flow down toward the breast of the fowl, and when the white meat is served you get the full benefit of ev ery flavor added during the processes of preparing and bakinu the turkey, in addition to the distinctive taste of the fowl itself. "Inconvenient and awkward: Not at all. It is just a easy to eo-k a turkev In this way as in any other way. and the result is infinitely more satisfac tory. It is no trouble to nrrange the fowl In the pan. If you desire to place the fowl ou the table before carving it. you will find that It will look quite a well as it would if linked in the usual way. and eertalrdy It wiil taste much better than it would If you baked the breast until it was dry and flavorless." New Orleans Times-Democrat. new Tail model Crca:cr$ tvith the Stytish Curves of Lej and Hip. 'Represent a PERFECT TROUSER. We jr Sholag a Cutnpiete Atortmezt 1 i ( i Tine GLOBE One Price Clothiers, Furnishers and Hatters. 803 MainlSt. WIDUP & THOMPSON. A Menace of th Sea. St. Johns. N. F., Nov. 26. Four large icebergs are visible from this port. They are drifting south in the track of Atlantic shipping. have never before been known to pass j pmrittu liek Bur was artv.f.i i ij-n i m here SO late in the season. Their ! ehnee.i ith complicity m the Bank of 1j-t-presence is consequently all the morel pnr.wh .,, ,,., x....... , .... - - - - ....... . US 1 il ( 1 ..'.".. - H fever an.i pains have ceaswi. H; appetite ha improved an-i he i aieepio better. The boiler ;n the eleetric lurht plant at BrwkirD. Mii-h-, blew up totally wrecking- the power plant, the opera notice oad other buiiJ- Benjamin M-Kni(fhu eonieted of murdering aia wife by bratm ner to death, denied a new trial at Si-uix City, la., and aestenced to ii years imprisonment. The eonprroiifr of the current- a3s declared an. additional dividend of S per -etit in favor of the creditor- of the Vationa! bank of Illinoi-' in ail per eent on !iJ,'i, the -n nt f t? lamia proveu. dangerous to -cean shipmasters, who do net now expect to find icebergs on the Grand Banks. After Dinner To assist digestion, relieve distress after eating or drinkirur too heartily, to prevent constipation, take Hood's PiUo Sold everywhere. 25 cents. . A imaurtaat Uaeitloa. One of the questions which are pre sented to every man who applies for a situation in the Bank of England is. "How do yon spend your Sundays?" 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