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THE LUETGERT JURY DIS AGREES. Stood Nine for Conviction ant! Throe for Acquittal Jury 'Oat Sixty-Six Hours Luetgert Vnlim a Sworn Statement to the luMio. Chicago, Oct 22. The Luetyert jury has disagreed and been dis charged. It stood nine lor conviction and three for acquittal. The twelve men were divided as fol lows: For conviction and the Uoath penalty, Heiekhold, Boyd. Bibby, Ma honey, lichmlllcr, Ilosmer, Shaw, Franzen and Fowler; for acquittal, Uarley, Ilolubird and Harbor. Last night Luetgert made the fol lowing statement under oath: - "To the Public The result of my trial is a victory for me because of the disagreement of the jury, but 1 am very much disappointed and very much surprised that the jury did not bring in a verdict of not guiltv. "I did not kill my wife, and do not know where she is, but I am sure that it is only a question of time until she comes home. "I did not go upon the witness stand because my lawyer, Judge Vin cent, was bitterly opposod to my do ing so, and because he advised me it was not necessary. I am grateful for the tremendous change in public sen timent in iny favor, and time will demonstrate that I am not only an in nocent, but a very grievously wronged, man. Anoi.ru L. Luktckht." "Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21st day of October. A. I)., 1897. F. M. Suu.ivan, Notary Public." The jury was out sixty-six hours. The trial, which consumed eight weeks, was marked by intense interest and dramatic incidents, the courtroom being packed daily to the standing room limit. The expert testimony alone cost the state $5,003, and the entire cost of the trial to the prosecu tion is estimated between 815,000 and $20,ii(0. WILL FILE ANOTHER SUIT. Case Against Treasurer Hartley and Ills Ilonrisraen Dismissed. Omaha, Neb., Oct 23. "I certainly think that the State cannot recover upon that instrument" These words of Judge Poweli, uttered as a decision on the points involved in the Hartley bond trial, practically decide that tho suit of the State of Nebraska against ex-State Treasurer Joseph S; Hartley and his bondsmen to recover over $500,000 of shortage in the State treas ury has been lost, at least so far as the District court is concerned. At torney General Smith filed a new suit against the bondsmen within an hour after he dismissed the present suit. Speculative Contracts. Dks Moines, Iowa, Oct 23. The Iowa supreme court has rendered an important decision affecting; the le gality of contracts , between grain speculators. In the case of Counsel man & Co. vt. Michael Reichart, brought up from the Cass district court, the court declared that "con tracts for grain, where the intention is merely a speculation ou the chances of the rise or fall of the market, and no delivery is intended, are gambling contracts and void." Will Let McNall Aione. Topkka, Kan., Oct. 23. After sev eral consultations held during the past week, the attorneys for the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York have decided not to have State Insur ance Commissioner McNall cited be fore Judge Williams for contempt of court McNall refused to issue this company a liccuse in obedience to an order of Judge Williams. World's W. C. T. U. Convention. Toronto, Ont, Oct 23. Delegates from all parts of the world have gathered in this city for the World's W. C' T. U. convention, which was 'formally opened with a banquet given in the pavilion by the city of Toronto and resident members to the visiting delegates. '. Jealous Hatband Stabs His Wife. ..Lawrknck, Kan., Oct 23. Frank Cable, employed at the wire mill, wen: home yesterday afternoon, and in t row with his wife seriously cut her in half a dozen places. She got a. re volver and tired at him and he raa He is supposed to have gone towaro Kansas City.' ' Jealousy is said to bt the cause of the trouble. ' ' ' llradstrei t s Report. New Yoiik, Oct 23. Hradstreet'i says: "While the general trade move roent is somewhat irregular and then are further evidences in falling off it demand the volume of business con tinues of large proportions. . Relative ' ly the greatest activity in trade is re ported by Kansas City and Oiriahj merchants." Mew Surgeon General ol the Navy. Washington, Oct. 22. The presiden' has appointed Medical Director W K. Van key burn to be surgeon genera of the navy, to succeed Surgeon Gen eral Bates, deceased... , f t . ' . .. t .- t ' . Called It Justifiable ..Homicide. St. Louis, Mo., Oct 23. Thomas Y Reynolds., the reporter who shot an killed James J. Kirby last luesila. night in the course of a quarrel, wa to-day justined, the coroner a Jur "fiodinir a verdict of "justifiable" ho in ' l .'. Baptists Pray for Rain. ' Mexico, Mo , Oct' S3. The Missoui Baptist General association closed it annual meeting in this city with a re quest that the God of the clouds migh see fit to aend rain to the earth. A SHERIFF MURDERED. Blloy County, Kan., Officer 8liot Down lly a JolntUt Nearly Lynched. Manhattan, Kan., Oct. .23. Sheriff S. H. Lard of this (Riley) county was shot and instantly killed last evening at Leonardville, twenty-six miles north of this citv, by Ike Warren, a jointist, upon whom he was endeavor ing to serve a warrant Only one shot was fired. The bullet entered Lard's heart He sank to the ground and ex pired without uttering' a word. Two thousand people surrounded the jail for several hours. Many hos tile demonstrations were indulged in, but the mob needed a leader,' and none appeared. V hile the situation was the most critical one of the men who brought Warren from Leonardville came out of the jail and exhorted the crowd to allow the law to take its course. The warrant for Warren's arrest was sworn out by his wife, who charged him with assault Warren was recently released from the county jail, having served a sen tence for selling liquor contrary to the prohibitory law. He went home to Leonardville about a week ago and went on a drunk. He has been drink ing heavily ever since, and causing not only his wife great trouble, but great annoyance to the community, which he seems to have completely terrorized. GEO. M. PULLMAN DEAD. Palace Car Magnate Passes Away Sud denly His Fortune. Chicago, Oct 20. George M. Pull man, inventor of the sleeping car which bears his name, president of the Pullman Palace Car company and multi-millionaire, died suddenly at 5 o'clock yesterday morning of agina pectoris. Mr. Pullman's wealth is variously estimated at from 812,000,000 to $30, 000,00'). His financial interests were confined to a few corporations, the bulk of the holdings being stock in tho Pullman Palace Car company, of which he owned about one-fifth. Some stock was also held in Diamond Match and New York Hiscuit These securities were somewhat affected by the news of Mr. Pullman's death, but the declines were quickly recovered. LARCER ARMY WANTED. General Miles Recommends an Increase . In Unele Sam's Military. Washington, Oct 23. General Miles, major general commanding the army, has made his report to the sec retary of war. He recommends strongly an increase in the army of at least two additional regiments of artillery. He also urges the neeesity of adding five infantry regiments to the army, and recommends that Con gress fix a standard of strength on a basis of total population. This stan dard, he thinks, should be a maximum of one enlisted man to every 1,00') population and the minimum one sol dier. to every 2,000 population. EX-CONGRESSMAN INSANE. Cbsrles M. Woodman Stricken With Paresis Result of Brain Hemorrhage. Chicago, Oct 23. Ex-Congressman Charles M. Woodman was taken to the detention hospital to-day suffer ing from paresis. Three weeks ago Woodman was prostrated by an at tack of hemmorhage of tho brain and for a t;mo his life was despaired of. Since his recovery he has shown marked signs of mental disorder. He was elected to the Fifty -fourth Con gress as a Kepublican and attained considerable reputation as a champion of Cuba. FRED GILBERT WINS. Defeat J. A. K. KUIott for the Dopont Live Ulrd Trophy. Kansas Citv, Mo'., Oct 23. Fred Gilbert of Spirit Lake, Iowa, won the Dupont live bird trophy and the live bird championship of the world at Ex position park yesterday afternoon from .lames A. R. Elliott who has bee:i the pride of the gun club men of Kansas City for years. Each man pot )T out of the first 100 In the shoot- iV Elliott lost his twenty-fourth bird, wiiiie (.tiloert grassed twenty-nve o-railit. FOR BREACH OF PROMISE. , I ii'i h Widow Uets Judgment for 834, :; i:l Against an Aged Capitalist. Danvim.k, 111., Oct 23. Mrs. Carrie orbi'U. a -.red 32, a widow, was award d i.i4.:;;iL33 damages for breach of hmiii..".o, John Gernand, . aged 71, a -.'tired capitalist, being the defendant. Tho case has been hotly contested, with Mayor Kirabroujh, counsel for iiie p.Rinuii ana uuoan Commissioner 'a! houn for the defendant. r.roke Ills Promise to Marry Her. Nkvada. Mo., Oct 23. Mrs. Clara Townsend of this city has instituted a ?.", 0"i0 damage suit against J. V. Gil- more of Warrensburg for breach of promise at Eldorado Springs. The de fendant is a bachelor, 54 years old, and said to be worth $25,000. The pla'ntiff has two living1 husbands. One is a prominent physician of this ?ity the other an engineer on the MUsouri, Kansas fc Texa3 at Sedalia. Fowler Bicycle Failure. CuicAOO,. Oct' 23. An assignment was made to-day by the Fowler Cycle company, one of the largest bicycle soneerns in the west Liabilities are eloae to 9500,000 and the assets much less. The concern employed about 500 men. . Well Known Kansitn Dead Chktopa, Kan ', Oct.. -3. L M. He idi, ex-mayor and one of Chetopa's Id est and best known, citizen!, died resterday of consumption, rvisc.l 1: 'a gripse. .'. INDIA'S OBJECTIONS WHY SHE IS OPPOSED BIMETALISM. TO Details of the Conference Ilntween til Amer'.n BlmeUllo Commission and the English (ablaut- Franca Willing to Act With America for Silver. London, Oct 23. Tho correspond- ence In regard to the . bimetallic pro posals of the United States monetary commission was issued by tho British foreign oilice last evening:. At tho 1'onforence- held at tho foreign office on July 12, the premier, the Marquis of Salisbury; the sscretary of state for India, Lord ' George Hamilton; the chancellor of the exchequer. Sir Michael Hicks-Heuch; tho first lord of the treasury, A. J. Halfourjthe United States ambassador, Colonel John Hay, and the United States monetary com missioners, Senator Edward O. Wol- cott of Colorado, ex-Vice President Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois and Gen eral Charles Jackson Paine of Massa chusetts, were present. Senator Wolcott explained that the success of the mission depended upon the attitude Great Britain would take and he requested Great Britain to agree to open the English mints, as its contribution to the attempt to re store International bimetallism with France and the United States, co-op- eratiug together in an attempt to that end. They had been to France, whero they reached a complete and satisfac tory understanding with the French government and the envoys would have tho co-operution in this matter of the French ambassador in London. The premier thereupon inquired ut what ratio France would open het mints. Senator Wolcott said at 153;, adding that the American envoys had accepted this ratio. Tho reply of the government of India upon which Lord Salisbury based his decision, is a long document, giving an emphatic negative to tho proposal to reopen tho India mints. It says: "The first result of the suggested measures, it wiev were to succeeucven temporarily in their object, would be an intense disturbance of Indian trade and industry. There would be a sud den rise in exchange, which, if the ratio of 1ft to 1 were adopted, would be about 3 pence to tho rupee. . Such a rise would be' enough to kill our ex port trade, for a time, at least, until the public were convinced that the ar rangement would bo permanent and have the effect intended. "We doubt whether any two or three nations in tho world, unless one of them were Great Britain, could es tablish the required stability. It is certain that France, the United States and India could not." In conclusion, tho official dispatch intimates that the present proposals might have been favorably considered in 1892, but "the experience of the last few years has made ttyj position very different." MURDER AT PARKVILLE. Charles Grans of Kansas City Stab lilt Wife to Death. Parkvii.i.k, Mo., Oct. 23. Charlei A. Grant, who runs an elevator in th Keith fe Perry building at Kunsa! City, murdered his wife in this city last night and then gave himself up to the police, . - Grant, accompanied by his brother-in-law, Charles Caldwell, arrived in Parkville on -the U:40 train, and the two went straightway to the home of G. Hughes,' where Grant found his wife. Mrs. Grant came to Parkville a week ago on ; the pretext that her brother-in-law, John Watson, was dangerously ilL Days passed, and as she did not return Grant became sus picious. His unexpected arrival at the Hughes house confirmed his sus picion and the tragedy followed. ' ' - SPECIAL SESSION RUMOR. Senate to He Couvened Next Month to Consider Hawaiian AAalrr. Santa Fk, N. M., Oct 23. Private information from a high authority was received here to-day from Wash ington that President McKinley had determined to call a special session of tho senate for November 15 to consider the Hawaiian annexation question, and that a large number of Western appointments, including those relating to the. New' Mexico judiciary, would be announced by that date. It is re ported and generally credited that all the new jndges will be non-residents. j f J Sentence Commoted. ' ' ,' Jrffkuson City, Mo. Oct. 22. 'Gov ernor Stephens to-day commuted the sentence of J amcs M. Frazler to one year without 'benefit , of the j three fourths law. ' Frazier came lo the prison some months ago from Platte county under sentence of ten years for murder in the second degree. Mo Armed Resistance. Muskogke, L T., Oct 23. The re port sent out from Fort Smith, " Ark., to the effect" that the Cherokee ln iians are arming themselves to resist my attempt on the part of the United States to abolish their tribal govern ment, is absolutely without founda- ion. , . ...'.' Indians Employed to Pick Cotton. Guthrie, Okla,, Oct 23. Negro cot ton pickers are so scarce in Lincoln county that nearly 300 Kickapoo In- lians were set to work to-day picking' '.he fleecy staple. Their work is awk ward and slow. A good cotton picker earns S3 a day In Oklahoma. A Solar Plexus Blow Does It, Nkw Ori.kanb, La., Oct 23. Kid McPartland knocked out Professor Ed Daeev in half a round before tho Tu ane Athletic club with a le.'t-h l uded lolar plexus blow. , SHOT HIS WIFE'S LOVER. Henry Duncan Kills Robert Foley at Aurora, Mo. Aurora, Mo., Oct 23. The most cold-bloodod tragedy Lawrence coun ty has ever known occurred near the old Concert house in this -city , at 11:15 o'clock yesterday, resulting In the death of Robert Foley and the serious accidental wounding of Green Leraas ter by Henry Duncan. For a long time there had been a strong enmity betwen Foley and Dun can,. owing to relations said to exist between the murdered man and Dun can's wife. Duncan finally became so worked up over the matter that he started out to the Feaster mine on the Vance tract, where Foley was 'em ployed, yesterday, armed with a double-barrel shotgun and revolver, with the intention of killing Foley. Green Lemaster, hearing of Foley's danger, went out to the mine for the purpose of putting him on his guard, and perhaps prevent tho meeting of the two men. Upon being informed of Bis peril, Foley changed his mining clothes and started for the city, in company with Lemaster, going over on the Vance tract by the Concert house. Just as they were passing the house Duncan made his appearance around a corner and faced them, at the same time leveling his gun and telling Foley that he was going to kill him. At the Instant he fired Foley jumped behind Lemaster, turning1 the latter partly around as he did so, and re ceiving only a portion of tho charge of buckshot that was intended for him, the bulk of the charge striking Lemaster near the right shoulder blade. Foley then started to run, but was brought to the ground by a second shot from Duncan's gun. The latter, running up to his victim and drawing a revolver, shot him three times in the head. It is said that after the first shot fired by Duncan Foley drew a revolver, but did not have time to use it before being killed. The re volver was lying beside the body at the time the coroner's jury viewed the remains. MRS TODD FOUND GUILTY Gets Twenty-flve Years In Prison for the Murder of Iler Daughter. IIanniiiai,, Mo., Oct. 23. The case of the state against Mrs. Virginia H. Todd, charged with the murder of her daughter, Hettie Bethel, which has been in progress since Monday in the district court of Ralls county, in New London, was given to the jury at 9 o'clock last night The jury reported this morning, finding the defendant guilty of murder in the second degree and fixing her punishment at twenty five years in the stata penitentiary. This case has been tried four times, each of the former trials resulting in a hung jury. The murder was com mitted in Hannibal on June 15, 1S95. The victim, Hettie Bethel, was Mrs. Todd's own daughter, and was about 17 years of age. She was the victim of her mother's insane jealousy. A motion for a new trial and for ar rest in judgment has .been filed and overruled by the court Ilaptlsm Causes Insanity. Topkka, Kan., Oct. 23. Mrs. Hattie M. Helden, the wife of a young farmer near Tecuraseh, was taken to the state insane asylum to-day for insanity caused, so physicians, say, by being baptised in ice water when she was a girl. Seven years ago she was bap tized and at once took sick. She after ward recovered for a brief period, and during that time was married.; She is the mother now of two children. Dur ing the past three years she has been ill almost constantly and it has affect ed her mind. .. Silver Agents In Colleges. Chicago, Oct 23. The outcome of the Andrews episode at Brown uni versity is the formation of , the Civio Union, an organization the sole ob ject of which is to spread the senti ment of free silver in the - colleges of this country. . Agitators have already been sent to Northwestern university and the University of Chicago, and it is quite possible that these propa gandists may break out in tho form of instructors. Miss Clsneros at the White Bouse. Washington, Oct 23. The Presi dent gave a publie reception this af ternoon, at which a large number -of callers paid their respects to him in the East room. Among them were Miss Cossio Cisnerosv the escaped Cu ban girl. She was accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Karl Decker and Mrs. John A. Logan. - Mrs. L?an intro duced the party. Pope to Take Final Action. Washington, Oct 23. The cardinal, archbishops and bishops constituting the board of directors of the Catholic University of America decided to refer the case of Mgr. Schroeder, professor of dogmatic theology at tho university, to Pope Loo for final determination. Made Insane by Christian Science. Chicago, Oct 23. Leo D. Well, well known for Ins improvements in pho tography and for his work in illustrat ing magazine articles, has become in sane Brooding over Christian Science is said to have unhinged his mind. ' Presbyterians Score Princeton. Gai.k.buro, IlL. Oct 23. The Pres byterian synod of Illinois adopted res olutions denouncing Princeton uni versity for allowing the use of wine at banquets, and scoring the faculty for permitting the sale of liquor at Prince ton inn. John Doyle Rilled by the Cars. ' Dillon, Kan., Oct 23. John Doyle, a farmer, aged 60 years, was struck yesterday morning by an cast-bound Missouri Pacific pasengei train and instantly killed. CONDUCTORS DISCHARGED Santa Fe Makes Wholesale Dismissal of Old and Tried Men. Topkka, Kan., Oct 23. Seven Santa Fe passenger conductors, some of "whom have been with the company for more than twenty years, were discharged last night They are F. G. Gould, W. C. Dcaring and Alex. Ferguson, who reside in Kansas City; C IL Branch, of Emporia; William Cope, of Newton; Daniel Murphy and J. M. Johnson of Denver. Branch, Gould, Dearing and Ferguson were in what is known as the Eastern division-; Cope was in tho Middle divis ion and Murphy and Johnson were in the Western division. Three more conductors, whose names the company will not yet divulge, will also be dis charged within the next seventy-two hours. The discharge is due to the discov ery by the company's detectives of the wholesale carrying of a certain gang of persons without proper transporta tion. The three yet to go will be dis charged for the same reason. Fergu son is the only one who was not let out for that cause. He was discharged on account of the Lang wreck. Sixteen conductors altogether are under suspicion, and it is said that several more will bo discharged. Con ductor J. U. Brown wired his resigna tion to Topeka this morning. The places of the discharged con ductors will probably be filled by the promotion oi freight conductors. NEW DESIGNS FOR MONEY. Secretary Gage Outlines to the Cabinet a Scheme for Currency Reform Washington, Oct 23. The cabinet session yesterday was very brief and devoted to department matters. Sec retary Gage presented the question of advisability of a reform in the designs of United States paper money. Sec retary Gage's plan is to have one de sign for the three SI notes, another for tho S-'s and so on up to SI, 000, the highest. In order that the three classes of paper money may bo read ily distinguished, the seals and the numbers in each class will be printed in distinctive colors. The secretary argued that tho new designs would, in a great measure prevent the rais ing of notes, as the design would at once identify the denomination, inde pendent of the numerals. At the cabinet meeting ex-Secretary Carlisle saw the president, but would say nothing concerning tho object of his visit. CONGRESS MUST ACT, No Probability That Tribal Relations Will lie Abolished by Treaty. . Washington, Oct 23. The rejection by the Creek legislature of the Dawes commission agreement for the re habilitation of the tribe isl vlfwed with much concern by the Interior department authorities. It is stated that there is a probability that what ever action is taken for the purpose of making the members of thy tribes citizens and the incident preliminaries will have to be taken by Congress, and an interesting .debate on this question, involving tho power of Con gress to enact legislation on this line, is expected early in tho coming ses sion. DAWSON'S CHRISTMAS. Foar Thousand Doxen Eggs and Other Delicacies to Be Put Through. Portland, Ore!, Oct 22. On the steamship George W. Elder, which leaves here to-morrow night for Dyea, Alaska, Charles E. Vest of this city will ship 4,000 dozen eggs and about a ton and a half of poultry, fresh meats and oysters, which he expects to transport over Chilkoot pass to Daw son City by dog train before Christ mas. He has four othars associated with him and they expect to realize 8100,000 out of the ventura They ex pect to sell tho eggs at S3. 5 per dozen and tho poultry at fabulous prices. The party have twenty-eight large dogs, which have been in training for some, time and they expect to get over the pass without serious difficulty. e Luetgert May Go Free. Chicago, Oct. 23. Speaking of the prospects of a new trial, Judge Tut hill said: 'I fancy Luetgert will never again be tried in a court in this county. I hardly think the prosecu tion can find twelve men who have not already tried the accused in their own -minds and either acquitted or convicted him. That is the problem confronting the state's attorney. now, and unless lie solves it by producing the men, of course Luetgert villi go free." ' Prepared for Train Robbers. , SaN Antonio, Texas, Oct .23. A guard of Texas Bangers has accom panied the We lis-Fargo express rar on the Southern Pacific road between here and El l'aso for several days. It is believed that another attempt is to be made to hold up a train. Harrison Doom ml for Governor. ' Chicago, Oct 23. Mayor Harrison's gubernatorial boom was launched to day at the second annual 'ueeting of the Democratic editors vf Illinois. About 150 editors were present War on llachelor Van Wyck. New York, Oct Si The Women's Rescue League, under the leadership of Mrs. Charlotte Smith, to-day, by a close vote, declared war against the Tammany candidate, Vao Wyck. The only objection the women can find in him is that he is not married. Five Motes Horned to Death. Weir City. Oct 22. Kansas and Texas ' mine Na 13 is on fire. Five nules are burned to death, and two uorc that were tul.-.m out will die. PAINFUL AFFLICTION A 8on Writes a Letter Telling HowHH Father Was Troubled. WINAMOE, IND.-"My father was troubled with boils and carbuncles. Aftor suffering for some time, ho heard of a similar case cured by Hood's Sarsaparilla. He began taking this medicine and con tinued its use until he was cured. My mother 1b taking Hood's Sarsaparilla for rheumatism and it is helping her." Gu 7 E. Newkirk, Box 184. Hwl'c Pill c"r8 ,I,ver 1,18 1 easv 10 11UOU 1 take, easy to operate. vo. CONDENSED NEWS. Osceola, Ark., had a 9100,000 fire. Window glass is 10 per cent higher. The Creek council rejected the Dawes treaty. The revolution in Guatemala has been subdued. A railroad from Sedalia to Miami. Ma, is projected. Boxing matches in New Orleans are a thing of the past The potato crop is very poor all over the United States. Corbett and Fitzsimmons may fight at Carson again in June. Zeb Rudolph, Garfield's fathor-ln- law, is dead at Mentor, aged 01. President McKinley is collecting material for his annual message. Efforts are being made in Kansas to secure Emmet Dalton's pardon. John J. McCook is talked of for at torney general to succed McKcnna. The city of Denver has leased the gas company's plant for eight years. Joe Patchen paced a mile in a four- wheeled sulky at Joliet, 111., in 2:02, breaking tho record by nearly three seconds. Admiral Gerrardi was re-elected commander-in-chief of the Loyal Legion. George Young, a Blue Earth City, Minn., farmer, killed his wife, two sons and himself. Yellow fever has caused the tempo rary removal of the capital of Ala bama to Birmingham. St Louis sportsmen have purchased 17,000 acres of land In Iron county for a game preserve. State Treasurer Steele of Michigan was arrested on charges growing out of his father's failure for over $1, 000, 000. Linda Hicks stabbed William Ken nedy, another negro, to death in a quarrel at the Fleming mines, near Pittsburg, Kan. W. IL Lever, the English soap man ufacturer, proposes to establish a $10,000,000 factory in the United States or Canada. The widow Pease got judgment for 810,000 damages against Saloonkeeper Karean of Hampshire, 111., for selling liquor to her husband. James K. Taylor of Pennsylvania has been appointed Supervising Arch itect of the Treasury. The United States Supreme Court ordered a new trial of Mary Kittering, convicted in the Western District of Arkansas of murdering her husband. The remains of Charles A. Dana were Interred in the churchyard at Glen Cove, L. L Vilasco Layton, who violated his parole, shot himself when officers ar rived to return him to Joliet A Pennsylvania man and wife, aged respectively 80 and l3 years, agreed to separate after being married three years. Judge Tuthill's court room, the scene of the Luetgert trial, has been tripped . of almost everything port able by relic hunters. Sheriff "Buck" Taylor of Livingston county, Mo., was accidentally killed while out hunting near Jonesboro, Ark. ' The Pall Mall Gazette admits that American competition in the iron and steel industries is ' crippling English interests severely. Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson, widow of the famous novelist, was one of the passengers on the steamship Alamoua. She has abandoned her home in Apia, Samoa, and in the future will reside in California. The twin sons of the late George M. Pullman have been disinherited, it is , said. . The story is to the effect that the strokes of Mr. Pullman's pen that'' made a barrier betwoen his sons and his money were made only ten days before his death. The estimates of the chief of engi neers for the war department provide 950,000 for improving the harbor of New Madrid, Mo.; $700,075 for the Missouri river under the commission, and $l.r0,000 for the Osage river, under the Missouri commission. Mr. Roberts, United States treas urer, ssys that no important deficit has been found by the count of silver in the treasury. The Bertha from St Michaels brought fourteen passengers and about $30,000 in gold. Aflen W. Thurman has written a letter to Henry George, wishing him success. . The citizens of La Grange, Ma, voted $0,000 in bonds to put in an elec tric light plant At the sale of the Union Pacific, No vember 2, the road will pass into the hands of the Vanderbllts. " A report is in circulation at Chelsea, ' Ind. Ter., that Chief & H. Mayes of the Cherokee Nation will soon resign his position. The secretary of stata has chartered the Missouri and Southei a Railway company of Sedalia. The compeny has a capital stock of $700,000. Captain Jjovering, who is aceusod of brutally maltreating Private Ham mond, has asked for a court of in quiry. His 'only alternative was a court-martial. British troops in India were led into an ambuscade. They suffered a heavy loss.