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AN OLD MAN MURDERED AT WICHITA. A Horrible Butchery for Honey by Mother ad Son Dr. Cory, Fort Scott Dentist, Meets Death After Attempting aa Ua- aataral Crime. Wichita, Kan., Nor. 19. John Car ter, a driver, wh lives on South Law' rence avenue, found in the alley in the rear the dead body of Henry N. Leon ard, a second hand goods dealer, aged 60 years, lying in a pool of blood. There were many wounds on the head, made apparently with some blunt, heavy instrument, and a knife wound on the back. ' The coroner and detectives were no tified and traced the path where the body had been dragged until it led to the hotfse where Leonard had been living, through the stable and up to the kitchen door. The officers found Mrs. Leonard and her son, Orville Williamson, mopping up the blood which was spattered over the floor and furniture. Both were arrested and lodged in jail. Several months ago Leonard's first wife secured a divorce from him, and wittiin about two months he married Mrs. Williamson. Frank M. Williamson, former hus band 'of Mrs. Leonard, was arrested later. It is said that the two had never been divorced. Williamson has proved a strong alibi, but is still kept in jail fur a hearing. The authorities, without exception, believe that Mrs. Williamson and her son killed Leon ard for 85,000 insurance which she In duced him to have made payable to her about three weeks ago, at which time lie also wanted to marry her but could not do so legally, as she had not been divorced long enough. Mrs. Williamson is 35 years of age ami rather pretty and bright, although uneducated. Mr. Leonard was com pletely infatuated with her. Tho cor onor's inquest will commence to-morrow, having been delayed with the expectation that Mrs Williamson would confess everything, which she shows slime signs of doing. Retribution Very Swift. Fort Scott, Kan., Nov. 19 About noon to-day Dr. A. 0. Corey, a prac ticing dentist, called his daughter, Cora, a beautiful young girl of 17, into his office and attempted a biutal as sault on her, but she escaped and ran down stairs into the millinery store, lie pursued her and tried to force her to return to his room but bystanders interfered. A messenger was dispatched for an officer and when Chief of Police Rob inson arrived the doctor was still up stairs. When the officer went up to arrest him, Corey jumped out of a rear wittdow evidently intending to land on a stairway that ran down the outside of the building, but he went over the banister and fell to the ground on his head and was killed instantly. A Warrant for Frank MUcliam. Fojvr Scott, Kan., Nov. 19. Frank Milcham, son of the ex-postmaster of Topeka, Kan., who recently embezzled over $3,000 from the post office there, will be prosecuted. Post office Inspector W. E. Cochran has filed .complaint against him before United States Commissioner Mosher In this city, and Deputy Marshal Lard ner went to Topeka to make the ar rest. The Kansas Million Club. Lkavknworth, Kan., Nov. 19. Mayor A. D. Hook, who accompanied the Kansas Million Club train to Chi cago, has returned, greatly elated at the success of the undertaking. Every where the train stopped en route to Chicago it attracted general attention aud thousands of people visited and in spected the great display of the pro ducts of the fertile soil of Kansas. Mayor Uook thinks there is no doubt that Kansas will receive a large immi gration as a direct result of the Mill ion Club display. Earthquake Shock In Colorado. Ocnvkr, Colo., Nov. 10. At Coto paxi, Colo., 120 miles southwest of this city, in tho Grand Canon of tho Arkan sas, a distinct shock of earthquake was felt yesterday. At tho school house slates were shaken from the desks, and at other places windows were rattled and articles thrown down. The shock lasted ten seconds. Students Wed Secretly. Lawrknce, Kan., Nov. 10. The news of the wedding of two popular Kansas university students, which has been kept a secret for some time past, has just become known. On Septem ber '.'8, William T. Perry, of Helleville, was united in marriage to Miss Daisy Clarke, of Minneapolis. The wedding took place in this city, whilo both were attending Kansas univerity. K. P. Ripley President of the Santa Fe. Chicago. Nov. 19. Advices received from th?East indicate the election of E. P. Ripley, present third vice presi dent of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St Paul railway, as president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail way Company, and of D. B. Robinson, present acting president of the com pany, a"s first vice president Maher and Slaven Will Fight. London, Nov. 19. Frank P. Slaven has signed articles for a twenty-round match with Peter Maher, formerly Irish champion, now claiming to hold the championship of America, for -300 and the best purse, the fight to take place either in England or South Africa. Tiro Years for Infanticide. Coffey ville, Kan., Nov, 19. The case of Mrs. Anna Brewer, charged with killing her infant in this city last spring, was called in the district court of this county. Tho defendant pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two year in the penitentiary. Blight Earthquake Shock at Charleston. Charleston, Mo., Nov. 19. Another earthquake shock was felt here at 9:50 p. m. last night, the vibrations lasting about three seconds. No damage was done. Those asleep at the time were awakened. A PLUNGE TO DEATH. A Cleveland Xlectrle Car Carries Nine teen People Through a Bridge. Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 18. A beaty electric motor car, containg between twenty and thirty passengers, went through the draw of the central via duct at 7:45 o'clock Saturday evening and dropped lol feet to the river be low. It is a horror the like of which has never occurred here before. The ill-fated motor car, containing between twenty and thirty people, approached the draw just as a vessel was nearing it, and the bridge attend ants had closed the big iron gates and were preparing to swing the draw. As is the rule, the car stopped and the con ductor went forward to release the switch in case the way was clear. He must have been blinded by the electric lights, for an eye-witness declares that although the gates were ciosea ana the draw was already in motion, the conductor raised the switch handle. The motorman applied tne current and the car shot forward and struck the gates with a crash. There was only a moment's pause and then the heavy car ground its way through the wreckage and plunged over the brink into the black abyss, amid the screams and frantic struggles of the passen gers, who, at the first intimation of danger, rushed to the rear door. The car struck the water with a great splash, and then there was silence. Nineteen people perished, the bodies of all but two being recovered. KANSAS DAY IN CHICAGO. Governor Morrill and Others to Speak December 8. Chicago, Nov. 19. Kansas orators will tell Chicago, December 2, just how much their commonwealth has been maligned. Central Musio hall has beon engaged, and the speakers will be ex-Senator J. J. Ingalls, Gov ernor Morrill, Hon. J. R. Burton, Attorney General F. B. Dawes, Secre tary of State W. C. Edwards and other public officials and a large number of private citizens who believe Kansas is one of the best states in the Union, and expect to convince Chicago of that fact The excursionists will come to Chi cago with tho pomp of special trains, crass bands and banners. Indians Lose Their Suit. Washington, Nov. 19. Judge John Davis delivered the opinion of a ma jority of the court of claims, dismiss ing the petition in the case ol the New York Indians who claimed from the government 83,393,000, because of the allcjd loss of certain lands in Kansas. In 1831 and 1833 the United States, through treaties with the Menominee tribe in Wisconsin, set aside land in that state for those Indians of the New York tribes who should emigrate there. Some Indians went to Wisconsin and received land, but the number was relatively small, Another treaty was therefore made in 1338, which provided for a removal further west. In that treaty the gov ernment agreed to set aside land for the tribes in what has since become the state of Kansas and to give them funds to establish themselves in their homes. Less than 400 Indians, how ever, moved, and after the lapse of several years the land in Kansas was given over to white settlement. Stockholders Must Fay. Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 19. Judge Kicks of the United States circuit court at Toledo, has rendered a decis ion of importance to stockholders in national banks. The receiver of the Columbia National bank of Chicago, which failed on May 11, 1393, began suit against two of the stockholders to recover on their stock their assess ment of $75 a share, levied by the comptroller of the currency. The amount involved was $18,000, but the case, was a test suit to determine the liability of all the stockholders. Judge Kicks in his decision held that the comptroller can make the assess ment and that it can be recovered by a suit at law. Rioters' Flans to Break Jail Fall. PniNCETON, IlL.Nov. 18. The Spring Valley rioters confined in jail here under a penitentiary verdict made an attempt to escape, but were pre vented by a short time prisoner noti fying the sheriff. A hole had been forced by the men in the corrugated iron ceiling with the intention of go ing out from tho roof, a route by which four prisoners three years ago made a successful escape. Horse Thief Arrested. Toi'EKA, Kan., Nov. 19. An officer from Holton to-day arrested T. C. McCormiok, who passed himself off as a Kansas City horse buyer last March and procured eipht horses from a farmer near Holton, for which ho paid with a worthless check on a Kansas City bank. Crawford Moore Case Continued. Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 19. Crawford Moore was arraigned in Justice Bond's court yesterday after noon to answer to the charge of ma liciously shooting Major John M Laiug with intent to kill. Major Laing being unable to be present the case was continued until Noverabcr30. Oklahoma Woman Wants Damages. Guthrie, Okla., Nov. 19. Mrs. Sarah Reed of Pawnee, has brought suit In the District court against George Hor ton and James Friedman, saloonkeep ers, for $.H0 each, for selling liquor io her husband after she had given stat utory notice that he was an habitual drunkard. Harrison Wants Damages. Denver, Nov. 19. Duncan B. Harri son, the author and actor, who is now manager for Pauline Hall, has in structed his lawyer. Colonel I. Kow alhky, of San Francisco, to cause the arrest of William Eaton, of San Fran cisco, for perjury and to institute a suit for S-.'O.COO damages for defama tion of character. A Pioneer Fhyslclaa at Rest Clinton, Ma, Nov. 19. Dr. C. 0, Williams, aged 73 years, died of heart disease here. He was one of the pioneer physicians of this county and later a druggist LATE NEWS NOTES. , Missouri Odd Fellows are convened at Liberty, for their annual encamp ment At Columbia, Mo., the State Univer sity football team defeated the Iowa team by a score of 34 to 0. Deputy United States Marshal Sam Shelby has gone to Galena, I1L, to bring to Kansas City one J. A. Busby, who is under indictment for making a false pension affidavit Sousa's band is now at the Atlanta Exposition. Since Schlatter's disappearance over 10,000 letters addressed to him have been received at the Denver postofflce. Mexico Is entering into competition with the United States -in the direct cattle trade with Europe. A new bank has been organized at Kirwin, Kan., with a capital of 850,000. The Knights of Labor convention at Washington declare for the recogni tion of Cuba. Thirty-four fourth class postmasters have been appointed. Fire did $25,000 damage to the busi ness portion of Flora, 111. A Business Men's Association has been organized at Mexico, Mo. It is generally believed the Pobst Mather divorce suit will be settled out of court The cost of the maintenance of the life-saving service during the year was 81,345,324. While intoxicated, Tom Brewer, a farmer of Alicia, Ark, fell from a train and broke his neck. Robert Clark, sr., a prominent Mis souri politician, died suddenly of heart disease at Kirksville. Senator Mills of Texas advocates putting an anti-civil service plank in the next Democratic platform. R. S. Day, one of New Orleans' most prominent men, was accidentally killed whilo hunting for burglars. Senator McMillan says that the lake States cities are not anxious to have warships built on the lakes. Mayor S. F. Pennington of Sullig ent, Ala,, was struck by apiece of lum ber projecting from a freight car and killed. William Dickerman, publisher of the Counterfeit Money Detector, has been arrested for passing counterfeit money. A terrific gas explosion occurred in the Hartz coal mine near Eagle Pass, Texas, and Assistant Foreman Lennan was killed. Ex-Judge Henson, sentenced to the Missouri penitentinr' for twenty years in 1838, for murder committed in Stod dard county, was pardoned. The shipment of gold last week ag gregated 83,207,000. The Sedalia Morning Star has changed hands, the plant and good will being purchased by Van B. Wis her of the Sentinel. The Chicago city and county build ing cracked in the middle from set tling. Colonel W. II. Phelps of Missouri is in Washington, and says that Morri son is the strongest candidate the Democrats can nominate for president. Kansas University football team de feated Nebraska University by a score of 8 to 4. Rev. S. F. Smith, compeser of "America," dropped dead In Boston. -The Berry detectives concerned in the Frank White murder case In Chi cago were held without bail. Tho thirteen Spring valley, 111., miners, convicted of driving out the colored population some months ago, received penitentiary sentences. Brigadier General Brook, in his an nual report, says that nothing of note has taken place in the department of the Dakotas since the great railroad strike of 1894. At Kansas City, Mo , Charles F. Early, a painter of Topeka, was knocked down and killed in front of ex-Alderman Foley's saloon, by un known parties, who escaped. At San Jose, Cal., a bright comet was discovered in constellation Virgo by Mr. It. D. Perrin, at Lick ob servatory, in right ascension thirteen hours, lorty-four minutes, north; de clination one degree and forty min utes. In the District court at Independ ence, Kan., a divorce was granted to Mrs. Beattie Chandler from Judge Chandler, one of the best known law yers of Kansas. The divorce was granted on the ground of extreme cruelty and abandonment Property worth SI.j.uoo was given to Mrs. man dler. Mr. Chandler was first assistant secretary of the interior under Presi dent Harrison, and is now a practicing attorney in Washington. At Ashland, Ky., Marshal Black, colored, and Bertie Wootem, white, daughter of a well known farmer, yesterday eloped to Ohio. Black's brother, Ji:n, worked lor ller tie's father and helped the girl to get away. Bertie's brothers met Jim re turning from the Ohio side of the river and shot him dead. The broth ers are still in pursuit of the couple, swearing they will kill Marshal Black on sight. Sidney Clarke, chairman of Okla homa's statehood executive committee, has called a statehood convention to meet at Shawnee on December 4, 1895. Shawnee is in the extreme eastern portion of the territory nearest the Creek, Choctaw and Cherokee nations, and it is expected a number of dele gates from those nations will be pres ent and take part in the deliberations. Mr. Clarke expressed himself as cer tain that the incoming Congress will give Oklahoma an enabling act and within a year or eighteen months, possibly at the election in 1890, the constitution can be submitted to the voters. Oklahoma population is 250, 000 or more, and she has an assessed valuation of 830,000,000 and will make a grand State. Joseph IL Manley, of Maine, ex chairman of the Republican nation al committee, and manager of the Reed presidential boom, has writ ten to Chicago to engage thirty rooms for the "Reed headquarters" at the Republican national convention. Lumber prices will go np with a bound with the opening of the new year, for on January 10 the largest combine ever made will begin to con trol the trade of the Pacifio coast. 1 is the Central Lumber Company, of San Francisco, the successor to the, Old Pacific Pine Lumber Company, and It represents a capital stock of at least 145,000,000. IS PIETZEL ALIVE A CHICAGO CONDUCTOR REPORTS HIM SO. Sensational Rumor That Be and Mlnnb Williams Are Now la Philadelphia Holmes' Attorney, Shoemaker, Held U 1,500 Ball for Attempted Bribery. Chicago, Nov. 19. James McNeasy, conductor on the Sixty-third street electric line, has sprung a new sensa tion In the Holmes case by stating that Benjamin F. Pietzel is alive, and that he recently talked with him on his car. McNeary claims there could be no mistake, as he worked nine monthi for Pietzel, and knows the peculiar!, ties of his voice. According to Mc Neary, Pietzel boarded his car a few days previous to Holmes' trial Piet zel's beard had grown around th greater part of his face, so that h was completely disguised. When ad dressed, however, ha admitted hi j identity, and asked, as a f.-iend, thai JUCiNeary keep silence, as he was on his way to Philadelphia, but McNeary called in Motorman Letterman, and he, too, claims that he had a conver sation with Pietzel. Mr. Robert Corbett, who has been following the case for months in be half of the Farmers and Mechanics' National bank, Fort Worth, Tex., claims be has also seen Pietzel. "I never believed Pietzel was dead," he declared to a Daily News reporter this afternoon, "for the following reasons: First, when I was searching the 'castle' months ago, tho man who resembles the man seen by the conductor and motorman, and who, I then thought, was Pietzel, found me in the building look ing over some papers. I asked him who he was. He said, after thinking for a moment, 'Andrews,' and left Saturday 1 learned that Mrs. Peitzel was shopping at 0233 May street with Mrs. Haywood, and sent over to ask her if she ever sent for tho tool chest Both she and her daughter, Dessa, declared they had not, and I also discovered that Mrs. Piezel is waver ing in her belief in the identification of Pietzel, and begins to hope that the children are living, but for her hus band, she does not care whether he is living or dead. I believe that if Holmes is not granted a new trial Pietzel will declare himself to the Governor of Pennsylvania when all other means are exhausted. Isaac R. Hitt and myself both have his address in Philadelphia. Minnie Williams is stopping at the same place under the name of Mrs. E. M. Gardener, while Pietzel is known as G. D. Hall." Perjury Attempted for Holmes. Philadelphia, Nov. 19. Yesterday was fixed forthe argumentof a motion for a new trial for Holmes, con victed of the murder of B. F. Pietzel, and Judge Arnold, who presided dur ing the trial which resulted in Holmes' conviction was joined by Judges Thayer and Wilson, sitting as tho court en banc. The proceedings were begun by Attorney Shoemaker, who asked that the argument be postponed. He urged that since the verdict had been ren dered the defense had come into pos session of new information and ad ditional clues of vital importance to the case which would result in Holmes' acquittal. Graham said that it became his duty to make a painful declaration. During the early part of the recent trial he had received imformation that efforts had been made to procure false testi mony by bribery. Subsequently he leorned that these efforts were being prosecuted. Thereupon he sent for the person thus employed to furnish evidence and she was in the court at the present time. "I will produce her," he continued, "and show that she was employed by Mr. Shoemaker; that she was taken to his office and questioned; that she said she knew nothing about tho case and that the attorney told her that was all right, and that she was induced, upon the payment to her of 820 to sign tho affi davit which had been already pre pared." Jn support of this statement by Mr. Graham, Detective Geyer, being sworn, testified that during the trial he was called upon by John Swockler, who said that Mr. Shoemaker had asked him to procure a woman who would swear to certain facts. After several interviews with him she signed the affidavit and received the money in two 810 bills which she had marked with her initials for the purpose of identification. FIVE NEGROES HANGED. Thought to Have Been Killed by Port Barrios Railroad Contractors. Sax Astonio, Tex., Nov. 19. A special dispatch from Port Barrios, dated November 15, says five negroes were found hanging by guards six miles from town. They were recog nized as being some of the negroes lately arrived here to work on the railroad construction, but who became dissatisfied and fled. An in vestigatson was mado. but nothing re sulted exeept that it was learned that the negroes came from Louisiana. It was given out that they must have been murdered by robbers, but it Is believed that they were pursued by the contractors and killed so as not to allow them to escape. The life of the American negroes at work here is ter rible. Many have been beaten to death. Prince Ferdinand a Father. Sofia, Nov. 19. A son has been born to Prince Ferdinand, ruler of Bulgaria and his wife, Princess Mario Louise of Bulgaria. Young Kansas Farmer Killed by the Cars Emporia, Kan., Nov. 19. J. E Smith, a well Known young farmer of Chase county, while attempting to get off a Santa Fe train at Strong City vesterdav, was struck by the water 'crane. His skull was crushed and his back broken. He died instantly. No Politics in Trades Assemblies. Chicago, Nov. 19. At the meeting of the Labor and Trades assembly yes terday, the members went on record as being opposed to the further dis cussion of politics in the trades assemblies. MORTON'S REPORT. M ore Meat Was Inspected last Year sj Less Cost Than Xrsr Before. WABHraGTOX, Nov. 18. According t the report of Secretary of Agricnltun Morton, the total number of animah inspected at the slaughter housei daring ths past year was considerably over 18,000,000, an increase of mort than 5,500,000 over the previous year During the year ante-mortem inspeo tion was also made of 5,000,000 ani mala. The cost of inspection was re duced to 1. 1 cents per animaL In 18aJ inspection cost 32 cents per animal and in 1894 it cost 1 cents. Ovei 1,800,000 cattle and sheep were in spected for foreign markets, of which 675,000 were shipped abroad. Over 45,000,000 pounds of pork wen inspected microscopically and ex ported, as against 35,000,000 in 1894 and 23,000,000 pounds in 1803. Of the amount exported last year, nearly 23,000,000 pounds went to Germany and over 9,000,000 pounds to France. This inspection-involved the placing ol over 1,900,000 specimens under the microscope. Muca space is devoted to discussing the opportunities for American meal products in foreign marketa Of 341,- 000 tons of meat receiver! at thu T.nn. don central market in 1894, 71,000 tons were American, while nearly 50,O0C tons came from Australia. The Amer ican proportion has not been main tained during 1895. In butter, the Uulted States is out of the race, supplying less than one per cent of the British demand for foreign butters, notwithstanding the fact that Great Britain imported in eight months 846,000,000 worth of butter. Referring to our standing In the for eign dairy market, the Secretary warns shippers of the consequence of their methods, adding: "We have here a graphic illustration of the disastrous effects in all trade of disregarding the tastes of consumers and of acquiring a bad reputation." Of the savings In tho department, he says tho total amount remaining unex pended out of the appropriations for the years 1893, 1894 and 1895 aggre gates $1,300,000 available for return into the treasury. The average value ot farms by the census of 1890 was $2,900. The value of implements, domestic animals and sundries will make a total farm plant of $4,000 for a family averaging six persons. Those farms have fed the farmers and their families and 40,000, 000 urban residents, besides supplying $500,000,000 worth of products to for eign consumers. NEGRO AND HATCHET. The Murderous Assanlt of a Colored School Teacher. Emporia, Kan., Nov. 19. Late yes terday afternoon, David Henderson, a colored school teacher at Dunlap, thirty miles north of here, attempted an assault on Dora Ray, a 14-year-old colored girl. This, it is claimed, is his second attempt The school board met last night to investigate the first case. With the assistance f a lawyer the. matter was settled and Henderson virtually exonerated. The girl's father, Samuel Ray, how ever, was not satisfied, and wanted Henderson held for trial. A quarrel ensued, and Henderson grabbed a hatchet and split Ray's head open. He then made a rush forthe door and was met by Mrs. Ray in the aisle. He struck her in the head with the hatchet and Mrs. McFall, a sister of Dora Bay, also had her head cut open. Just as he was going through the door Henderson split Thomas Starkey's head with another blow. He then fled and has not as yet been captured, although nearly the entire town is out hunting him, and telegrams have been sent to all sur rounding towns informing them of the terrible affair. None of his victims are as yet dead. The colored population, which com prises a large portion of the little town, are frantic over the affair, and if Henderson is captured it is more tha n likely more blood will be spilled, as he has many friends who, it is thought, will stand by him. Chief of the Pawnees Dead. Gt'TimiE, Ok, Nov. 19. Sun Chief, principal chief of the Pawnee Indians, is dead, and the whole tribe is assem bled for a week's mourning, at tho close of which they will have a big feast and elect a new chief. The dead chief was always an active Republican, and as the chief of the tribe controls all the votes the politicians of the Territory are somewhat interested in the choice, as whichever party gets the chief can control four-fifths of the votes of the tribe at the next Terri torial election. Oklahoma Divorce Mill. OhAnoMA Citt, Ok., Nov. 19. P. Daraujo, ex-minister from Brazil to the Argentine Republic, was divorced in the district court here from Cata- hne A. Daraujo on the grounds of cruel treatment and general indigni ties. J. he parties live at No. 21 West One Hundred and Thirty-first street, iew xork city. Mob After a Colored Youth. Wixstox, N. C, Nov. 19. Officers and a mob of citizens are to-night on the trail of a negro fiend. Bob Scales, who yesterday shot and fatally wounded the 12-year-old daughter of Thombs Bel ton, white, near Madison. Scales is 16 years old. He will be lynched if canght Kansas Supreme Court Reversed. Wasui.voton, Nov. 19. The United States Supreme court reverses the Kansas court in the appeal case of Daniel A. Bucklin, convicted of per jury with two others in a land case. Judge Martin's Majority. TorEKA, Kan., Nov. . 19. Complete returns in the vote cast for chief jus tice of the Supreme court give Judge Martin 134,350, and Charles K. Holll day 42.SS0. The total vote on chief justice was I67,2o0, and Martin's ma jority reached 8 1,470. A Leadvllle Bank President Gone. Lkapvii.i.e, CoL, Nov. 19. Peter W, Breene, president of the defnnct Lead ville Savings and Deposit bank missing. He had borrowed over 900 from the bank. MUCH COUNTERFEITING Host of the Secret Berries Arrest Last Year Ware for that Crime. Washington', Nov. 19. Chiof Hazen of the secret service division of the Treasury department, in his annual report, shows that during the year4 803 arrests were mado, with few ex ceptions, for violations of the statutes against counterfeiting. One hundred and eighty-one persons were convicted; 119 others pleaded guilty; 74 were In dicted and are awaiting trial; 61 awaiting examination; 16 were nolle pressed; 53 were discharged by United States commissioners, and 84 were acquitted. Altered and counterfeit notes, counterfeit coins, etc. , were captured during the year of an aggregate face value of al most $5,000,000. There were also cap tured 035 copper, steel and glass plates for United States notes, state war: rants, postage stamps, world's fair di plomas, etc., also forty-seven dies for counterfeiting coins, besides a large quantity of crucibles, photographic outfits, machinery, etc. The number of arrests made of per sons engaged in manufacturing and handling counterfeit coins shows a great increase of this branch of ooun' terfeiting. REVOLVER AND RAZOR. Actor Arthur Dacre Kills His Actress Wife and Himself. Loxdo.v, Nov. 19. A special from Sydney, New South Wales, says Ar thur Dacre, the actor, and his wife, Amy Roselle, were found dead recent ly, the former with his throat cut, the latter with a bullet wound in her body. It is alleged that they became despondent as a result of the failure of their colonial tour and he shot her and then killed himself. New Yobk, Nov. 19. Mr. Daore, whose family name is James, appeared first in America in 1878 under Dion Bouccicault, making his chief success as Captain Molyneux in the "Shaugh raun." He started in life as a doctor and after studying at Guy's hospital became M. D. On returning to Eng land from this country Mr. Dacre sup ported Mr. Wilson Barrett at the Lon don court theater. After Fourteen, Tears. Kassas Citv, Ma, Nov. 19. Deputy United States Marshal B. J. Pearman of Neosho, arrived here to-day with John O'Connor, a federal pris oner, charged with the embezzlement of $1,500 while he was postmaster at Maryville, Mo., from 1880 to 1882. He was apprehended at Neosho Sunday morning at a hotel. He acknowledged his identity, and is now to be brought face to face with the charges against him. O'Connor was one of the most highly respected citizens of Maryville when he was made postmaster. He left home one morning for Omaha, where he was to attend a gathering of the old soldiers, and from that time was not heard of. His family searched the country, and offered a large re ward, but was unable to find any clue whatever, and after a long time they relinquished the search. Olathe Odd Fellows. . Olatiik, Kan., Nov. 19. Olothe lodge No. 19, L O. O. F., of this dity, dedicated their new $7,000 building and hall last night Invitations had been sent to all the lodges in this county, and at least 500 were present from the city and county, besides many from adjoining counties. The building dedicated is one of the best owned by any lodge in the state. It is a beautiful two story brick, with store rooms below and a spacious and finely furnished hall above. Japanese Coolies a Failure. Washington, Nov. 18. Japanese Coolie labor has been tried by the French sugar planters of Guadeloupe with most unsatisfactory results, ac cording to the report of United States Consul St. Croix do la Rocierre. Be cause this class of labor had been em ployed successfully in the Fiji islands and New Caledonia, the Guadeloups planters brought 490 Japanese to their island at the end of 1894, and the re sult was disappointing. Sonday Papers Condemaed. Richmond, Va., Nov. 19. The com mittee on temperance and Sabbath ob servance of the Virginia Methodist conference to-day submitted a strong report, in which Sunday excursions, the rnnning of railway trains on Sun day, and all sorts of pleasure on that day were deprecated and a vigorous protest was entered against the Sun day newspaper, which was described as a thing to make mental and moral dyspepsia. Bible Reading' Opposed. Chicago, Nov. Is. At the meeting of the Chicago Labor Congress Dele gate F. G. Uopps introduaed a resolu tion protesting against the proposed reading of the bible in the publio schools on the ground that the schools should be devoted to the teaching of economic principles and practical life, leaving matters of religion to tho choice of the individual The resolu tion was adopted with little opposi tion. A Girl for the Csar. St. Petersburg, Nov. 18. At 9 o'clock a daughter was born to the czar and czarina. Both mother and child are doing well. Services con nected with the birth of the infant were hold in accordance with the rites of the orthodox Greek church. The baby has been named Olga. Mishap at a Kansas Charivari. FL0RZ5CE, Kan., Nov. 19. John Sayrcs of Cedar Point is laid up with a wound, as a result of participating in a charivari Saturday night Nearly all of the boys of the village were in the party, and one of them became ex cited and accidentally shot Sayres in the shoulder with a 32 bullet The First Flag- Hauler Dead. Misobk, EL. Nov. 19. John T. Cluer, who hauled down the first Con federate flag from a masthead daring the late war, died here Sunday. Tit served in the navy four year