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IT WAS SENT TO THE PRES IDENT LAST APRIL. Baa Just Doen Accepted Attorney Gen eral McKenna to Suoceed Him on the Supreme Bench of the I'nltod States To Take Effect December 1. Washington, Oct 15. It was an nounced at the Supremo court yester day that Justice Stephen J. Field of California had notified President Mc Kinley of his intention to retire as a member of the court and had informed bis colleagues of this fact. It is ex pected that his successor will be nom inated by the President immediately after the convening of Congress in December, and that Attorney General McKenna, also of California, will be Darned fqr the office. Justice Field, it is learned, notified the President last April of his inten tion to retire, but the President did not acknowledge it until October 9. Justice Field will be SI years old November 1. When 'he is retired he will have served thirty-four years and seven months on the bench, longer than any other justice since tho or ganization of the court. Justice Story served thirty-three years and live months. According to law, a supreme judge having served ten years may re tire at 70 and his salary of 810,000 a year will be continued the remainder of his life. After Judge Field leaves the bench ho will probably devote himself to putting together his recol lections of the supremo court, which he has wanted to do for years. THAT HE MIGHT WED. EU Shaw Accused or Killing Ills moth er anil Grandmother. Camden, X. J., Oct. 10. Eli Shaw was taken into custody by the police officials yesterday afternoon and for mally charged with the murder of his mother, Mrs. Sarah Shaw, and grand mother, Mrs. Emma Zane, which oc curred in this city Thursday morning. The arrest was based on newly discov ered evidence, including tho finding of a 33 caliber revolver, of which two chambers had been fired, at the bot tom of a chimney. Shaw was found at the home of a cousin, entertaining his sweetheart, whom he was to have married to-day. When charged with the crime, Shaw protested his innocence, and in an swer to the question as to the owner ship of the revolver, said it belonged to him. Prosecutor Jenkins rigidily cross examined him for three hours. When he left Shaw's cell, the prosecutor Stated he felt sure ho had the right man. The motive for the crime, ha said, was doubtless a desire on tho part of Shaw to inherit the property, in order to be married. His salary was small, and he had made arrange ments to rent an expensive house. SIX YEARS FOR OLIVER. The Soldiers' Home Dynamiter Son- teneed by Judge Foster. Leavenworth, Kan., Oct. 16. This morning Judge Foster sentenced Oliver to six years' confinement in the fed eral penitentiary three years on each count and one dollar fine, the sen tence on the second count to con mence at tho expiration of the first. In passing sentence, Judge Foster said that he was sorry the law did not per mit him to make the punishment commensurate with tho heinousness of the crime. TWO KINDS OF WEATHER. Sunstrokes in Chicago and Snow In Den ver on tho Same Day. Chicago, Oct. 16. One death and two prostrations is the record for the hottest October dav in the history of the local weather bureau. Denver, Colo., Oct 16. Tho first snow storm of the season began here shortly before midnight. A heavy fall is reported from the mountain towns. Overcoats are in general use here. Another limurnnce Suit. Jefferson Citv, Ma, Oct. 16. At torney General Crow has filed in tho office of the clerk of the supreme court Information for a writ of quo warranto against seventy-one foreign insurance conpanics doing business in St. Jo seph, to revoke their license to do bus iness in Missouri, because of the vio lation of the insurance anti-trust law passed by the last legislature. Mrs. Langtry Wins 3O0.OOO. London, Oct. IS. "Mr. Jersey's" (Mrs. Langtry's) Merman won the Cesaerwitch stakes at Xewmarket yesterday. The Cesaerwitch is a handi cap of 25 sovereigns each, with 5'0 added, for 3-year-olds and upward. It is believed that Mrs. Langtry won something like 8200,000. Methodist Women Meet. Chillicothe, Mo., Oct. 10. The nineteenth annual meeting of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of the M. E. church. Des Moines branch, met in this city yesterday, with delegations present from Mis' louri, Arkansas and Iowa. Miss t'lsneros Is One of I s. New York, Oct. 10. Evangeiina Cossio y Cisneros has adopted this country as her home. She signed her declaration of intention to become I citizen of the United States yesterday, Under the terms of her oath she has renounced all allegiance to Spain. tin Trace of the Package- Omaha, Xeb., Oct J 8. A corps of ten or fifteen detectives is engaged in this locality trying to locate the pack see containing 815,00'J stolen from the transfer depot Thursday night No llue has yet been discovered. MURDERED BY TRAMPS. Mrs. Isaac Paul, Wife of a Garnett Farmer, Slain for Money. Garnext, Kan., Oct. 10. Mrs. Isaao Paul, tho wlfo of a well-known farm er, was brutally murdered at her homo, five miles east of this city, at 11 o'clock yesterday morninc When the murder occurred her husband was working in tho orchard, a stone's throw from tho house. He was at tracted by the burking of a dog and rushing to the house found his wife dying on tho floor. An ugly gash in tho back of her hend, a blow from a corn knife, opening the skull, told the story of tho murder, while the open bureau drawers and tho contents strewn over all the rooms, revealed the object. Paul and his wife have not been prosperous, but, by hard labor and frugality had saved SI 30. The mur derers got the entire amount. It was tho work of tramps, but they eluded the angry neighbors, who have scoured tho woods and hills all day. PRAIRIE FIRES IN KANSAS Parts oT Ford and Hodgeman Counties Swept by Flame. Lahned, Kan., Oct. 16. Informa tion has just boon received hero that a destructive fire swept across Ford and Hodgeman counties yesterday de stroying much grain and food. Fears are entertained that some of the set tlers and herders along Buckner creek and Sawlog creek, in Hodgeman county, have perished, as the flames traveled with great rapidity. Search ing parties have been organized at Jetmore, Burdett and Spearville to go over tho burnt district and render as sistance. Masons Excommunicated. Nooales, Ariz., Oct. 10 Archbishop Lopez of the state of Sonoro, Mexico, has issued an edict excommunicating all members of the Masonic frater nity. Xearly all of the highest of ficials in the state and many of the leading citizens are members of the Masonic order, and at the same time many of them are devout Catholics. What action will be taken by the men affected is not yet determined. One of the leading Masons expressed him self as determined to adhere to Ma sonry at all hazards. Mexico. Mo., Jlay Have n New Railroad. Mexico, Mo., Oct. 10. Surveyors have completed tho survey of the pro posed new railroad reaching trom Eldon, la,, to Mexico, Mo. & puunc meeting was held at the court house n Mexico last night and steps were taken to see what Mexico and Audrain county would do towards right of way and subscription when tho road is completed. It is understood that Paris and Monroe county offer ?jl00,uuu and right of way. (ins Motors for Doer Wagons. St. Louis, Mo., Oct 10. Aton Steu- ver, president of a local brewing com pany, says that in a few days the big jrewery wagons will be propeiica oy a gasoline engine instead of horses. Herbert Mulherran. a young man or this city, is the inventor of the engine, which weighs only 200 pounds, and which will run ten hours on five gal lons of gasoline, which can be bought for five cents per gallon. Xo engineer is required, and it is self-oiling. Kansas City Collectorshlp. Kansas City, Mo., Oct., 10. The friends of John A. Duncan, who have been booming him for collector of revenue at, Kansas Citv, have practi cally abandoned tho fight, and to-day they concede that the place will go to E. Kellogg of Rich mil, who nas been pushed by Kerens of St Louis and Webster Davis, second assistant secretary of the interior. A School Teacher Charges Slander. Nevada. Mo., Oct 10. Mrs. Lou Finley to-day sued E. T. Steele, J. D. Todd "and J. H. Fouts, directors of the Richards public school, for S,000 dam- ... 1 , ,L.l .1. .1 .wl ages. ne aeciares mat nicy uciinucu her character as a teacher by writing a letter to the county school commis sioner containing allegations calcu lated to bring her into disrepute. To Defeat McKenna. Washington, Oct 16. Telegrams and letters were received here yester- lay indicating that a fight is likely to be made against Attorney General McKenna if he is nominated to suc ceed Justice Field. The opposition 11 be based on religious grounds. Judge McKenna is a devout Catholic, Railroad interests will also oppose hi in. A Mlssourlan Honored. Baltimore, Md., Oct. 10. The gen eral grand chapter Roj'al Arch Ma sons adjourned finally yesterday after a brief morning session at which the principal business was the election of Dr. William F. Kuhn, grand nign priest of Missouri, general grand mas ter of the first veil. Henry Dlxey In Black Art. New York. Oct 16. Henry E. Dixey, the well known comedian, has concluded to become a magician and Abandon both the legitimate and the vaudeville stage. Fortune Lost In the Mall. Chicago. Get lo. Somewhere be tween Omaha and Denver a package containing 14,000 has been lost The money was sent by registered pack age by a bank in Chicago to a hnan cial institution in the West Hot Wind Damage Wheat. Lahnkp, Kan., Oct IS, The long dry spell which has prevailed in this section continues, and was augmented yesterday by a terrific gale of hot winds, which did great damage to the early sown wheat. PANIC IN A THEATER DOME OF A CINCINNATI PLAY HOUSE FALLS IN. Three Dead and Thirty-throe Injured In a Rush for the Doors Caused by tho Rotting of the Kouf Trusses IJulIt Twenty-live Years Ago. Cincinnati. Ohio, Oct. 10. About 8:50 o'clock last night, as the perform ance at Robinson's opera house began, the plastering began to fall from the center of the dome ceiling, forty or fifty feet above tho heads of tho peo ple' seated in the parqnette. This con tinued throe minutes, causing a rush out of tho house. The house and the galleries were partly cmpiied, when the dome in the center of the roof, with its supporting timbers and truss es, came tumbling down. This ex tended clear across the opera house, and was about thirty feot wide. When it foil, the ends of it struck either side of tho gallery, crushing it, and scat tering timber in every direction and landing in the center of the parquette. Scarcely anybody was hurt in tho gal lery, and nobody was hurt in the bal cony or dress circles. There were very few in the gallery at the time. The injured are those who had not yet escaped from the parquetto. There arc three dead, and thirty three moro or less seriously injured are at tho Cincinnati hospital, while many suffered' slight injuries but were able to go to their homos. The theater was built over twenty five years ago, and tho accident was caused by the rotting of the wooden trusses which held the roof. The disaster recalls forcibly a more fearful one which took place in the same building in February, 1S"0, when a score of children lost their lives. GORMAN TO RETIRE. Tho Maryland Leader Kcuily to Retire In tho Interest, of l'nrty Harmony. Baltimore, Md., Oct. 10. United States Senator Gorman yesterday is sued an open letter to Edwin F. Aboil, publisher of tho Baltimore Sun, in which he offers to relinquish the lead ership of the Democracy in Maryland, providing Mr. Abell will accept it and support the Democratic ticket in tho coming state and legislative cam paign. He also intimates that ho will forego his ambition to succeed himself in the United States Senate if it can be shown that such a step is neces sary to Democratic success. The letter, which is a very long one, reviews the course of tho Sun in its opposition to Mr. Gorman, because of his views upon civil service, tariff and ballot reform measures. To all tho charges made against him upon this score, Mr. Gorman pleads guilty, but quotes the Sun as having admitted that such questions were largely mat ters of opinion, and asserts that every man is freo to think as he pleases re garding them. lie defends his course in regard to all these questions. Mr. Abell declined to siy what course ho would pursue in the matter, or to express any opinion concerning the letter, which appears in tho Sun as a paid advertisement IS CHANLER INSANE? Divorced Husband of Amelia Klvei In an Asylum. New York, Oct 12. John Arm strong Chandler, the divorced hus band of Amelie Rives, and great grandson of John Jacob Astor, is re ported to be insane in the Blooming dalo asylum. It is denied by his friends that Mr. Chanler is insane,' or that his mind is affected in the least. Ho was taken to Bloomingdale, these friends assert, to gain a much needed rest and treat ment for nervous disorders, due to overwork. BLAMES THE DEAD. Responsibility for the Emporia Wreck Attributed to tho Vlotlim. Tofkka, Kan., Oct. 16. Assistant Superintendent Avery Turner of tho Santa Fe, who has been investigating the cause of the Emporia wreck last month, has fixed it on the negligence of the crew of train No. .1, the west bound California express, all of whom are dead with the exception of Con ductor Alexander Ferguson. Conduc tor Ferguson is still working, and it is not intimated that ho will be dis charged. Agent Larson at Lang, and Dispatcher King are held blameless. Indians Will Not Go to Mexico. Chelsea, Ind. Tor., Oct 16. Judge Cochran, member of the supreme bench and h- leader among tho full bloods, gives out nn interview in which he said the Indians would not go to Mexico to live, as reported when tribal government was abolished. He also expressed the belief that the Creeks would never ratify the late agreement made with the Dawes com mission, as generally believed. Gold Not Wanted. New York, Oct 16. The Bank of British North America imported 8300.- 000 in gold ft few days ago, and yes terday it sef.t tho gold to the sub treasury, askinir for ereenbacks in exchange. The treasury officials de clined tho proposition. lynched for Evading Quarantine. New Orleans, Oct 18. Douglass Bolte, a negro leader, was lynched at a small settlement on Bayou Barataria, about fifteen miles from this city yes. terday. His offense was running the quarantine guautlet Core Declared an Empire. WAsmxGvox, Oct 1. The Corean legation received an official cable to day stating: "King proclaimed him self emperor from this data, October 15, 13'J7." AL JENNINUU SHOWS UP. Declares He Was In Kansas City at the Time of the Holdup. Chickasha, L T., Oct 16. Al Jen nings, who was thought to havo been the loader of tho gang that held up tho Rock Island passenger train in daylight last week near hore, appeared in El Reno and Chickasha yesterday. Hesa.rsho was in Kansas City tho day the robbery occurrod, and ro mained there for three days after. Ei, Rkno, Okla. , Oct ) 5. Many of Al Jennings' friends here insist that he is not tangled up in tho train hold up business. Especially is this opin ion shared by the deputy marshals de tailed to make arrests. 3,000 SLAUGHTERED. Abysslnlans Overwhelmed by Natives In the Interior of Africa. London, Oct 15. J. Bonnet Stan ford, who has just returned from tak ing part in an expedition to Somali land, brings news of the annihilation, at the end of June, of an Abyssinian army of 3,000 men under the control of tho famous general, Ras Maekonncn, of which number only sixty-nine men escaped. No Millionaire for Senator. Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 16. W. J. Hart, J. F. Herrick, William Pate, Edward G. Vail, Charles P. Smith, J. J. Adams, A. J. Ilowoy, L. II. Cook. Joseph A. Hackman, George Matthews, II. J. Huntington and Anthony Fit patrick, Cuyahoga county Democratio candidates for the legislature, havo signed a pledge to vote for no million aire for United States Senator, T. L. Johnson, J. R. McLean, L. E. Holden, Paul Sorg and Calvin Brico being par ticularly aimed at Many Yellow Fever Cases. New Orleans, Oct 10. Fever cases rolled up rapidly yesterday. By six o'clock there were forty-eight The largj number of cases, however, did not represent a corresbonding increase in foci. From a single house on Bour bon street four cases were reported in a bunch by Dr. Formento, and in his official statement to tho board the doctor wrote that, somewhat remark able to say, the cases were taken al most simultaneously. Dig Increase In Exports. Washington, Oct. 16. The treasury statement of tho merchandise and cur rency imports and exports of the United States during September shows tho exports of domestic merchandise to have aggregated 8103,300,609, as compared with 83,746,303 for Septem ber last year. This brings tho in crease of such exports for the last nine months over the same period last year up to over 880,000,000. Episcopalians Make a Change. Milwaukee, Wis., Oct 10. The Protestant Episcopal church of Amer ica will be known in the future simply as "Tho Church," if the movement formally inaugurated at the meeting of the Milwaukee diocesan council to day is taken up by the dioceses gen erally throughout the country, as the clergymen and laymen firmly believe it will. Love's Young Dream. Rochester, N. Y., Oct IS, Benja min F. Hunt, a former resident of Rochester, now in his 88th year, is about to wed Mrs Julia Sherman, of Watertown, whoso ago is given as 00. The event is set down for the 2')th inst Mr. Hunt resides in Boston with one of his sons. The bride-elect is said to be possessed of a fortune of jjjoro than SI, 000,000. (y No Likelihood of a Change. London, Oct. 16. The Globe, which has close relations with Cabinet mat ters, reiterates that the government may be depended upon to maintain the gold standard inviolate, and adds: "The views of individuals, whether In tho Ministry or in a bank parlor, count for next to nothing." Omaha Exposition Carpenters Win. Omaha, Xeb., Oct. 15. The union carpenters at tho exposition grounds who struck Monday returned to work this afternoon, having gained a vio tory at every point Contractor Streh low, who has tho work upon the man ufacturers' and machinery buildings, was tho last to capitulate. Llndsborg, Kan., Mill llurnod. Salina, Kan., Oct 10. The flouring mill of C. 0. Teehgraeber at Lindsborg was burned yesterday afternoon, sup posed to have caught from a hot box. A large amount ot Hour and consider able wheat also burned. Lois, 810,000; insurance, St, 000. It will be rebuilt A (ilrl Takes 1'oljou on a Train. Atciiisov, Kan., Oct 10. Miss Car rie Hall watervuie, wno is oeuevea to ha tv had an unlucky love affair, boar led a train for this town this mori.ing, but took laudanum on the way and was removed from the train nt Waterviile. where she now lies in a dangerous condition. Nmw Dawes Commissioner. Washington, Oct 16. Tho Presi dent has appointed Thomas B. Xeedles of lllinoU, member of the Dawes com mission, vice Alexander Montgomery, resigned. Heavy Snow In Idaho. rocATKLLO, Idaho, Oct 15. A heavy snow storm, beginning early yester dav afternoon and lasting all night, swept over southeastern Idaho, It will do much damage, as much grain and lucerue is still out Killed His Mistress and Himself. Baltimore. Md., Oct 16. Matthew Rogers, a grocer, and Mrs. Ida Wright, his mistress, were found dead in Kog ers' house this morning. Both had been shot The police looked upon it M a case of murder and suicide. CONDENSED NEWS. It is likely that a new town, to be known as Weure, will bo the capital of the proposed Territory of Lincoln, Alaska. Southwestern Kansas is so dry that cattlo are perishing for tho want of water. G C. Hopkins of Polo has been ap pointed coal oil inspector of Caldwell county, Ma Tho engagement of Henry Goorge, Jr., to Miss Mario Hitch of Chicago is announced. The Union Central Indemnity asso ciaiion of Sedalia has been licensed to do business In Missouri. Schuyler Bartloy, a 10-year-old boy of Carl Junction, Mo., was killed by a running team. Owing to an operator's carelessness trains on tho Canadian Pacific crashed together. Four persons were killed. Tho Pope was pleased at the news of Miss Cisnoros' escape. He was in formed of it by the Queen Regent Garcia swooped down upon a rich Spanish convoy, killad and woundod r.00 and carried off fifty carts of sup plies, and $70,000. Amnesty has been prnntod to 150 persons who were deported to Cueta, the Spanish penal colony, in Africa. Clara II. Richards has been appoint ed postmistress at Dye a, Alaska. A treasury official prophesies that the gold reserve will reach almost 200,000,000 within a year. The United States Consul General at Frankfort says that the German Sugar factories that succeed aro run bv beet growers on the co-operativo plan. A fight on Julius Schnitzius, ap pointed postmaster at Savannah, Mo., may result in tho substitution of tho adopted daughter of former Congress man Harlan. Warsaw, Mo., was visited by a 815, 000 fire. Five men fell from a scaffolding in a church at Piano, Tex., and were killed. Mrs. A. L. Hannah of Mahomet, 111., revived during Jier funeral and prob ably will get well. The Populists of Kansas have issued a hand-book comparing tho present administration with the preceding Re publican one. Spain's reply to Minister Woodford's note will state that Spain cannot fix a date for tho termination of the war. Analysis of sugar beets grown in Missouri convinced officials that tho industry will be a success. The attorney representing California has made a motion before the supreme court to advance the case of W. II. Durrant Secretary Sherman has replied to Lord Salisbury that the United States will talk over the Behring sea dispute privately with England and Canada. The Democratic city ticket in In dianapolis was elected by majorities of about 5,000. The great ra?e horse, Fordham, has been sold, and will bo sent to Vienna, Austria. Several gold seekers en route to Dawson havo been drowned in tho lakes beyond the passes. The steamer May Bryan sank at Washington, Mo., in 14 feet of water. Loss, 83,000. The miners in shafts 18 and S3 of tho Kansas and Texas Coal company at Tittsburg, Kan., are out on a strike. In Chattanooga, which normally is Republican, the Democrats elected the mayor and six of the eight aldermen. One of the band of outlaws who robbed the Rock Island train in the Indian territory a short time ago has been captured. An order called the Union Protective association has been organized under the laws of Kansas. The object of the company is to punish cattle and horse thieves. Representatives of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, Locomotive Firemen, Conductors and Railway Telegraphers are in session at Peoria, III., to consider apian of international federation. The Santa Fe railroad has paid 833,000 to tho families of the engineers and firemen who were killed in a re cent wreck. Ten negro children forced their way into the white schools at Alton, 111., and were ejected by the police. One hundred brickmakers at St Joseph, Mo., went out on a strike. They were receiving 81.25 per day, and ask for 81.50. Bishop McKin says that there are 150,000 converts in Japan, 50,000 of whom are Roman Catholics and 23,000 Greek Catholics. Dr. Stoebcr, the scientist, was frozen to death climbing Mount Ararat The convention of the Independent Irish League, composed of Parnell ites, was held at Dublin. John Red mond presided. Spain's policy of delay has been be gun. The nrst step s the postpone ment of Captain General Blanco's de parture for Spain until October 19. Sedalia is making much preparation for its annual poultry show. The Seminole Indians are preparing to treat with the Dawes oommission. A rich vein of lead was discovered in a vacant lot in Sedalia, Mo. The vein is rich also in silver. An attempt by two men to rob the postoffice at Uillsboro, Tex., resulted in one man being shot and the other captured. A posse of Cheyenne Indians have been put to work on the trail of the Jennings gang, who held up the Rock Island train last week. Sam January, a well-to-do farmer, was killed from ambush near his home at Dexter, Ma His stepson is in jail charged with the murder. J. R. West, a Texas Insane asylum Inmate, choked Lis. cellmate, T. C Denge, to death. A BOY ASSASSINATED. The fi-Tear-Old Son of Cnptaln HrldgeS of Guthrie Wantonly Killed. Gutiirik, Oklo., Oct. 10. Captain L. L. Bridges, a well known attorney, found his 5-yenr-old son lying on the sidewalk at his front gate about o o'clock this morning. The child failed to move when spoken .to, and when the father took him in his arms, he was found to be dead with a bullet hole over his right eye. The 13-year-old son of John Mathews who lives on the opposito side of the street, was arrested for the killing. The Mathews boy had whipped Cap tain Bridge's son yesterday. The bul- Jot came from across the street, apparently from Mathews' house, and a 22-caliber target rifle with an empty phell, which had just been fired, was found behind a door in the Mathews house. No one saw the shooting, and the boy denies having done it Captain Bridges lormcny uvea at Sedalia, Ma WILL GIVE UP THE HOME. Kansas Odd Fellows Decide to Aban don All De Ilolsslere Litigation. TorKKA, Kan., Oct 15. The grand lodge of Kansas Odd Fellows decided to-day, by a vote of almost 4 to 1, to abandon all of its litigation over the possession of the Do Boissiere Odd Fellows' Orphans homo la Franklin county. Tho attorneys for the grand lodge aro instructed to de fend tho interests of the order in the suit brought by Troutman fc Stone, representing the Do Boissiere heirs, and fight for tho recovery of tho 831, 000 which the order has spent on the homo and in contests about it This is regarded as virtually an abandon ment of the home. MOB WRECKS A VINEYARD. Arkansans Destroy a I'laco Whore Na tive Wlno Was Made and Sold. Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 16. For Several years there was a fino vine yard eight miles south of War ren, tho product of which had been converted into native wines. It is alleged that tho oalo of the beverage lead to much drunkenness among young men and boys and yes terday a meeting of citizens was held at Farmville at which it was decided that the vineyard was tho primary cause of the disorders and the citizens went in a body to the vineyard and destroved it Ellis Ills Ilrother-ln-Law. Slater, Mo., Oc. 16. John Pincard, aged 21 years, son of a farmer living four miles southeast of this city, was stabbed with a knife in tho hands of his brother-in-law, William Haley, yesterday at noon. The knife entered young Pincard's left breast in tho re gion of the heart, and he fell back and died in his mother's arms. The quarrel grew out of the refusal of Haley to loan Pincard a log chain. Democrats Win at Nashville. Nashville, Tenn., Oct 14 Full returns from all tho wards show the election of R. II. Dudley, Democratic nominee for mayor, by 1,215 majority over Mayor McCarthy, running for re election on the Good Government ticket, backed up by tho A. F. A. organization. Itlch Turquoises From New Mexico. Santa Fe, N. M., Oct 16. The Wclls-Fargo Express company has taken East from here five cut tur quoises, the weights of which respec tively are 73, 50, 30, 2J and S3 carats. Thoir combined value is 88.200. These gems came from Southern New Mex ico, Abram Garfield Married. Cleveland, Ohio, Oct 16. Abram Garfield and Sarah Granger Williams were married at noon yesterday at tho residence of the bride s father in Glen- ville. Abram Garfield is the youngest son of the late President Garfield. A Mile In Forty-two Seconds. Cape Mat, N. J., Oct 10. The n. Follman friction-geared locomotive, in a trial on tho Southern Jersey rail road, made a mile in 44 3-5 seconds on the first trial, and a mile in 4 J seconds in a second spurt Tho train consist ed of two passenger coaches. Tobacco Goes Up In Smoke. Raleioii, N. C, Oct IP. The city of Durham was visited yesterday by the most destructive fire in its history. Seven four-story prize houses, filled with 3,500,000 pounds of tobacco, and eight dwellings were destroyed. The total loss is 8250,000, with 8200,000 in surance. Left With Her Husband's) Cash. TopeKA. Kan.. Oct 10. Mrs. Charles L. Senter, wife of a Santa Fe official, got tired of living with her husband and left last evening, taking 8400 of his cash. Through the aid of the au thorities, Senter succeeded in getting his money back. Mora Money for England's Army. London, Oct 10. The budget of 189S will propose an extra grant of 1,500,000 to provide 11,000 additional men for the army and "some ameliora tion of the soldiers' lot with a view of attracting recruits." Severe Snow In Western Texas. San Antonio, Tex., Oct 15. Pav engers who arrived here on the Southern Pacific train from the West reported that they passed through a severe snow storm near Alpine, Tex., about 300 miles west of here, yester day. A Hawaiian Plea at St. Loais. St. Locis, Mo., Oct 10. This after noon Lorin A. Thurston, formerly Ha waiian minister to this country, spoke at the Merchants' exchange in favor of annexation.