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WISCONSIN NEWS. '
Wu.ltam Blake, who was sent to 'Janesville from Beloit to serve thirty days in jail for the larceny of a suit of clothes, will go to Waupun under the name of William Cronin, to serve the ®tate for five rears. At the end of tha time he will return to Janesville and serve the remainder of the thirty days’ term in the Janes- Title/ county jail. Three years ago Cronin was convicted of larceny and sen tenced to state prison for eight years <m condition that if at the expiration of three years, his behavior in prison was apvxi T he was to be released on parole, and to have his liberty until forfeited by some misde meanor. He was let out on Novem ticr 1. and reached Beloit a few days later. He soon found lodgings in the county jail ior the larceny of some cloth ing. He was identified as Cronin, so the Slate Board of Control ordered the prisoner returned to Waupun. Cast. 11. Wood, of the Racine Light "Guard, has decided to receive dona tions tor the suffering miners on tlie <iagebic range. The armory at Racine lias been opened, and clothing, provis ions or money will be received at all hours of the day or night. An effort will be made to collect and ship a car load of .supplies before next week. The citizens of Grand Rapids and Centralia hav e loaded a ear with provisions and w ill ship it to Hurley at once. James MuNeese, who was stabbed re cently at Janesville, has been dis charged Irom the hospital. Jacob Ben der, who is charged with cutting Me- JS'eese, will have his examination on Nick and Pete Meyer, of Fond du Lac, and A. Bailey, of Oshkosh, were found guilty of a charge of stealing turkeys and each was sentenced to six months in the county jail. Ixm'kaxce Commissioner Root lias not taken any steps to revoke the certifi cates of agents in Wisconsin of the in solvent American Casualty Company. Levi J. Alden. one of the pioneer newspaper men in Wisconsin, died at his home in Madison. For several years Mr. Alden had been a sufferer from earner, which developed on his face, and gradually worked upward toward ttie brain, affecting his reason, sand making it necessary to keep him under t e influence ot opiates. His disease developed into anemic poison ing, which caused Ids death. Mr. Ah den was born at Claremont, X. H„ July .24, i s and was educated at Union ■College. Schenectady, N. Y. He was inari led in 1844 and came to Janesville in 18 ". and August 14 of the same year commenced the publication of the Janes ville Gazette, of which lie was editor and proprietor till 1855. In ISSG lie was elected a member of the .Assembly for the Janesville dis trict, and in 1858 was elected clerk of the Rock County circuit court, which position he held ior eight succes sive years. In 1807 he was appointed superintendent of public printing in the office ot the secretary of state. tv here he continued six years, leaving it in 1875 to take a position on the edi torial stall of the State Journal, where lie remained until a change in the office took place on the death of Gen. David Atwood. Since that time he had done little labor. Mrs. Alden died in 1871, iad seven years later Mr. Alden mar- He i Miss Mary Dean, a sister of the late John S. Dean, who survives him. Five daughters were born of his first ■marriage, of whom four are still living. 31 r. Alden was a close student of na tional and political affairs, and Ids writ ings were logical conclusions drawn from wide experience and observation. The funeral will take place at the Uni tarian Church at Madison, November SO The interment will be at Janesville. While strolling along the lake shore ■near Parishville, Aid. Bonn, of Ash land, discovered a tomahawk in the foots of a pine tree that had fallen into the water. The roots •of the pine had -entwined themselves about it, and had even grown through the socket. From ■the size of the tree, the tomahawk must have been buried 75 or ICO years. Perhaps some warrior, in times bygone, rwas buried on the spot, his hatchet and •weapons with him. It may even have been the property of some early voy ager, or even of some companion of Marquette himself. Mr. Bonn did not ■explore the spot further, but certainly, At is a very curious place to find a toma hawk, under the roots of a good-sized tree. Henry Burke, a young farmer of the town of Erin, Washington County, met Lis death while driving to his home from Hartford. His body was found lifeless under the wagon box. It is thought that he must either have fallen ■asleep, or in the darkness lost sight of the road and drove too far up a steep bank and thus tipped the box up, lie falling underneath. Fie leaves a wife and live small children. John Smith, a Superior man, had to suffer the amputation of his arm as a re sult of a bite by a man named William Whalen. The men were room-mates and it is alleged that while Whalen was in. an intoxicated state he chewed Smith’s thumb partly off. Blood pois oning set in. Whalen has been arrest ed and bound over for trial in bonds of f 100. 3!k, axd Mrs. Harvey Allex, of Chip pewa Falls, had a narrow escape from asphyxiation by coal gas. Air. Allen awoke during the night with a choking sensation in his throat. He investigat ed the cause and found the room filled with coal gas. His wife was in an uncon scious condition. He opened the doors Lied immediately summoned medical add, 3lrs. Allen, although in a critical state, will recover. Judoe Siebecker has sustained the de murrer of the defendants in the case of John Hughes eta)., vs. John Hunneret ■vu. The action was brought by Hughes •on. an insurance policy which he held liu the Heckla Company, of Madison, which was absorbed by the St. Paul German which has since gone into the Lands of a receiver. Charles Hill, a former Manitowoc boy, tendered his services to the Bra zilian government and was given com mand of a man-of-war. He attended the United States naval academy av Annapolis. The indignant tax payeis of Dane €Jounty, who have been" arranging to •light the special tax levy of SIO,OOO put upon their property to pay the expenses of the drainage experiment, now hap pily find themselves in a position to abandon the aggressive and assume tHe defensive in the matter. The city clerk has served notice upon the drainage commissioners that he declines to take n< Msm in spreading the special assess ment upon the tax rolls. The comm is >loners are expected to begin manda mus proceedings to compel the clerk to act. Felkie and Herman Koehv, two Osh kt'-h youths, were arrested on a charge is ealing articles from cottages at Money Beach. The boys had an old shanty furnished which "they occupied. Johx C. Maynard, one of the pioneer lumberman of Oshkosh, died at his former home in Calais, Me., while there on a visit. He was 84 years of age. The November term of the Rock County circuit court opened at Janes ville, Judge Bennett presiding. There are 175 civil and 13 criminal cases on the calendar. The most important cases arc those of the state against Ashton, charged with the murder of Mrs. Daniel Stone, and Matthew Bitson, charged with killing his wife and Mrs. Hearn. A family named Hoffman, residing at Oshkosh, is sadly afflicted. One child is dead and the mother and five vonmr children are sick in bed with diphtheria. The attending physician says two of the children will die. Mrs. Julius Dolman was instantly killed while endeavoring to pass under a train of cars at Elroy. A coroner’s jury exhonerated the trainmen from blame. The jury which held an inquest over the remains of Patrick Roland, who was found dead at his home near Ashland, returned a verdict that he had been murdered. It is believed that the murderers secured about SI,OOO in greenbacks, as he always carried about that amount on his person in a belt. Fire destroyed the barns of A. Hys lop, James Fall, F. E. Bentley and A. McMillan at LaCrosse. There were nineteen horses in the stables, some young trotters, but all wore saved. At the same time tire partly consumed Mrs. Hinckley’s residence, two blocks dis tant. The loss is $4,000 to $5,000. The Mansion House, an old landmark at Madison, has been torn down. The workmen found many curiosities in the way of old coins, government script, soldiers’ coat buttons, books, etc. A promissory note dated April 25, 1853, came to the surface, also a nicely print ed book, the history of Mary, Queen of Scots, printed by Harper Cc Bros., in 1848. A 3-year-old child of John Storms, a farmer residing in the town of Norway, Racine County, was burned to death. The little one spilled a can of kerosene, tlie fluid running upon its clothing. The mother beard the child’s cries, but before she could render any assistance the little one was beyond the help of human hands. Henry Kempkis, who carries the mail between Appleton and Darboy, had a narrow escape from being gored to death by a hull on his farm at the latter place a few days ago. The bull knocked him down in the barn yard and tried to gore him, but was prevented by Kemp kis’ dog who attacked the bull in the rear and distracted his attention long enough to allow his master to escape. Mr. Kempkis received a severe shak ing up, hut was not se.rUtislv injured. WANTS THE GAME LAW CHANGED. Hunters Claim That the Deer Season Ls a Month Too Early. Marshfield, Wis., Nov. 27. —There has been more deer killed in Northern Wis consin the present month, than dur ing October, the open season. Hunters generally are disgusted with the present game laws. October is a month without snow and as the law forbids the use of dogs in the chase, a deer, unless killed in its track, es capes the hunter only to die in the woods or become the prey of wild ani mals. With a tracking snow or the use of dogs the animal could be easily found. The present law, hunters claim, is a month too early, and that nearly half the deer shot are lost in the woods. Deer were never more plentiful in this section than this lali, but the number brought to market falls short over a half as compared with last year. A petition will be presented to the next legisla ture to have the law changed making the open season from November 1 to December 15, or by allowing the use ot dogs in the chase. WAS EJECTED FROM A TRAIN. Sanborn Man Brings Suit Against the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic. Ashland, Wis., Nov. 23.— Joseph Boehm, of Sanborn, to-day brought suit against the Duluth. South Shore & At lantic Railroad for SI,BOO damages. The plaintiff claims be purchased a ticket over the railway of the defendant com pany for Sanborn to Marengo, which, because of an error in the date of issue, was refused by the conductor, who ejected him from the train. THRUN CASE TO COME UP AT WAUSAU. Judge Mallory, of Milwaukee Will Assist in the Prosecution. Wausau, Wis., Nov. . 23. —It is ex pected that the famous Thrun case will come up for trial here this week. Judge Mallory, of Milwaukee, will assist C. F. Eldred inthe prosecution. Judge Cate, of Stevens Point, and W. H. Mylrea, of this city, will defend T. G. Hanson and G. I. Follett. Neal Brown, of Wausau, has been employed to defend N. L. Kaudv. also implicated in the matter. SUICIDE AT KENOSHA. An Unknown Man shoots Himself In Front of Mayor Petit’s Residence. Kenosha, Wis,, Nov. 23.— An un known man shot himself in front of Mayor Petit’s residence last evening, dying shortly afterwards. He was a German, apparently about 50 years of age and well dressed. He arrived here a few days ago and secured lodging at one of the local boarding-houses. No one seems to know who he is or from whence he came. LOSS TO FOND DU LAC. The North western Yeast Company to Discontinue its Plant There. Fond du Lac, Wis., Nov. 25.— The Northwestern Yeast Company will cease the operation of its plant in this city in the spring. In addition to the plant here tiie company has large plants in Chi cago and in other cities, and it will con centrate its business in Chicago and abandon all its outside plants. BROUGH! IN A VERDICT CF GUILTY. Prairie du Chien Man Charged with As sault with Intent to Murder. Prairie du Chien, Wis., Nov. 22. —The jury in the case of the state vs. John Bitterlee, charged with assault with in tent to murder, brought in a verdict of guilty after being out one hour. The judge has not yet sentenced the pris oner. Unknown Man Killed by the Cars. Jefferson, Wis., Nov. 21.—An un known man was run over by a train at Jefferson Junction yesterday afternoon and instantly killed. The body was badly mutilated. Nothing was found on his person that would lead to his identi fication. CALL FOR AID. Gov. Peck’s Proclamation on the Sufferers at Hurley. Madison, Wis., Nov, 21. —Gov. Peck this afternoon issued the following proc lamation asking for aid for the sufferers at Hurley: Executive Chamber, Madison, Wis., Nov. 21, 1893. — To the People of Wisconsin: It has been brought to my attention that there are people who are out of employ ment, tood and clothing, and sorely in need of assistance. Particularly is this the case at this time at the city of Hurley, county of Iron. Oth er localities may later be in reed. I have decided to open in Milwaukee a depot lor supplies which may be sent at once to Hur ley and later to the places that may be in need; and 1 ask the people of the state of Wisconsin to kindly as sist me in providing this charity to our own people. The supplies needed are warm clothing, either second-hand or otherwise, for men. women or children, and provisions in the way of bacon, salt pork, ham, Hour, corn meal, beans, etc., etc. Shoes will be needed for the chil dren from baby shoes and np to the size worn by children 15 years old, and maybe shoes and boots for elderly men might not be out of place. This will be all time will be needed. Put the supply of food will probably be necessary right along during the cold months. I have made ar rangements with nearly all the rail roads and express companies by which citizens of the state may send free to me at Milwaukee whatever they may desire to contribute. Those living in the middle, southern or western portions of the state ship directly to Milwaukee, and those in the more northern may notify me at the headquarters at Milwaukee "from which the goods may be shipped to Hurley. It is essential that the people who de sire to contribute do so at once, or at least prepare to do so, so that I may draw upon them at any time for something to eat lor those people who are suffering. It had been my intention not to re ceive contributions of money, hop ing that those who would contribute might make purchases themselves, but money lias already begun to come to me from people who have not the time or de sire to go shopping for salt meat and baby shoes. Therefore, those who desire to con tribute can send the cash and I will send a receipt. I shall begin to receive contributions to morrow, and tiie more prompt our people are in sending them to me the better I shall like it and the suffering people will be oared for. _______________________ INDIANS PETITION FOR AID. Much Suffering Among the Red Men on the Lit Pointe Agency. Ashland, Wis., Nov. 22. —The In dians of the La Pointe agency are petitioning for assistance, and some thing will have to be done to prevent much suffering among them. Farmer Patterson, of one of the reservations, has investigated the condi tion of the Indians and reports that he found much suffering among the red men on all the reservations. He says that large numbers of white men are also in want of the bare necessaries of life. The Indians and white men are without work and are compelled to lie in idleness. Lieut. Mercer has been trying to got permission at Washing ton for the Indians to cut the pine which has been damaged by forest lires. His plans have been approved at Wash ington, but there the matter rests. IN A STATE OF QUARANTINE. Efforts to Stamp Out the Diphtheria Epidemic at Grantshurg. Grantsburg, Wis., Nov. 22. —Dr. Reeves, secretary of the State Board of Health, and I)r. Kitto, of Racine, after a careful diagnosis reported that the epi demic that has raged here for the past three months is diphtheria in the most severe form. A rigid quarantine will be maintained in the inlected district. Some new cases were reported to-day, but no deaths have occurred lor two days. Hr. Kitto was to-day hired by the Board of Health to remain here a week and take charge of the epidemic. SAWYER MAKES ANOTHER PAYMENT. A Draft for 535,000 Received by At torney-General O’Connor. Madison, Wis., Nov. 22. —Attorney- General O’Connor to-day received a draft from S. M. Hay on the National Bank, of Oshkosh, to the First Na tional Bank, ot Chicago, for $25,- 000. The draft was signed by Cashier diaries Schriber and is the second payment on judgment No. 1 against ex- Treasurer Harshaw, judgment No. 2 having been settled some time ago. This makes a total of $50,000 paid on the first .judgment. MANGLED UNDER FREIGHT CARS. Prominent Racine Young’ Man Killed While Trying to Board a Train. Racine, Wis., Nov. 25. —The mangled body of an unknown man was found on the Chicago & North-Western track near Racine Junction. This afternoon the remains were identified as those of Hans Nelson, a prominent young Nor wegian of this city, aged 24 years. It appears that Nelson wanted to show some companions how to board a freight train, but slipped and was dragged along some distance. His friends sup posed that he had got aboard the train and went to his home. SHOT A WOULD-BE_HI6HWAY ROBBER. Two Rivers Man Has an Experience with a Highwayman. Two Rivers, Wis., Nov. 21.—As air. Wilsman, a resident of this city, was driving home from a neighboring town last evening an unknown man stopped his horse and tried to hold him up. Mr. Wilsman drew his pistol and fired, the bullet finding a lodging place in the would-be robber’s leg. Mr. Wilsman drove to this place for help. When the party returned to the scene of the shoot ing the man had disappeared. Murder in Second Degree. Wausau, Wis., Nov. 23. —The jury in the case of the state against William Odette, charged with shooting his brother on the 3d of November, after being out since 8 o’clock last night brought in a verdict at the opening of court this morning of murder iu the second degree. The penalty is from fourteen to twenty-five years. The Judge will pronounce sentence at the close of the criminal calendar. The verdict gives general satisfaction. Two Men Terribly Scalded. Ashland, Wis., iNov, 21. —The boiler of the Wisconsin Central pump-house at Butternut exploded last night scald ing John Linas, the fireman, and an un known man in a terrible manner and totally wrecking the boiler-house. Considerable mystery surrounds the explosion as there is an indication that it was done with dynamite or some Bimiliar explosive. PASSED A BOGUS CHECK. Eau Claire Bank Receives a Worthless Note trm Milwaukee. Eau Claire, Wis., Nov. 25.—The Chippewa Valley Bank, of this city, re ceived from Milwaukee a certified check for S3OO signed by Smith & Dunn and made payable to C. M. Smith. The certification was put on with a rubber stamp with the name of E. Putnam as teller. It is bogus and was used by some swindler at Menominee, Mich. The National Bank, of this city, received a check for SIOO just the same. “ANNIE MORRIS” GUILTY. Verdict in the Sensational Larceny Case in the Fond lu Lac Court. Fond du Lac, Wis., Nov. 22. — in tfie circuit court this morning the jury in the case ot the state against Annie Morris, or Frank Blunt as she is better known, found the defendant guilty of larceny. It ivas charged that she stole $l3O from J. G. Perkins, of this city, who always supposed that Frankie was his nephew. Frankie visited there last July and the next day after she left $l3O was missing from a trunk. The empty wallet was found in the chimney in the room occupied by Frankie. So Mr. Perkins swore out a warrant and had Frankie arrested in Milwau kee. Frankie’s career in Milwaukee was a romantic one. For many years she masqueraded in male attire and no one ever suspected that she was a woman. On one occasion a Milwaukee saloon-keeper made an attempt to shoot the gay Annie on account of her atten tions to Ids wife. She always dressed stylishly and mingled with men and succeeded in having an easy time of it. WORKED A CLEVER GAME. A Sharper Swindles a Mouticello Farm er Out of S.’iOO. Monticello, Wis., Nov. 22. —A few days since a sharper, representing him self as a stock buyer, called at the farm house of Jacob Murty, a well-to-do farmer residing about live miles south east of this village, and purchased some stock, paying $5 down. The stock was to be delivered at Monroe and the sharper secured the signature of Murty on a contract to that effect. The con tract turned to be nothing more them a note for SSOO which amount the sharper has drawn from a bank at Monroe and which Mr. Murty has been notified to mv. . WERE RELEASED BY DEATH. Cases Against the Bondsmen of ex- Treasurer Henry Baetz Dismissed. Madison, Wis., Nov. 23. —Judge Sie becker, of the circuit court, has, on sug gestion of Messrs. O’Connor and Bash ford, attorneys for the state iu the pros ecution of the treasury interest cases, dismissed the action against J. M. Rusk, C. C. Barnes, Ben iamin Jones and Jonah Richards, bondsmen for Henry Baetz, and against Fred Vogel in the case against Ferdi nand Kuehne. The reason for this action is the death of the defendants named. ______________ BUILDING PARTLY WRECKED. .Explosion of a Boiler in a Glass Factory at Oshkosh. Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 22. — The boiler in Sternberg’s stained glass factory ex ploded this morning, completely wreck ing the rear end of the building, men were in the boiler-room at the time of the explosion but neither one was injured beyond a few slight bruises caused by being thrown against a pile of coal. The building was damaged to the extent of $1,500. It will be repaired immediate ly. The explosion was caused by a de lect in the boiler. CAUGHT UNDER FALLING WALLS. Throe Firemen Injured at a Fire in Muskegon—Loss is Heavy. Muskegon, Mich., Nov. 24. —About 1 o’clock this morning fire was discov ered in the Williams Block, on Western Avenue, and before the department ar rived the entire building was enveloped in flames. The first floor was occupied by Falk’s barber-shop and Welch’s res taurant, fhe upper part being used for offices and sleeping rooms. Dr. Stamp and wife were rescued in their night robes, Capt. Dewitt, Gus. Ander son and Ben Berchon were caught under a falling wall. The latter’s shoulder and left leg were broken and he way injured internally, Dewitt and Anderson were badly cut on the head, but not dangerous. The block was owned by Dr. O. C. Will iams and was value at'sls,ooo, It was insured for $4,000. His library and furniture were destroyed. Loss, $9,000. He also lost $25,000 in United States bonds. Other losses amount to $5,000: nartlv insured. HAUGHEY OWES THE LODGE. Indianapolis Banker Gives Trouble to Hoosier Odd Fellows. Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 23. —The Grand Encampment I. O. O. F. of Indi ana met here yesterday. Enoch G. Ho gate, grand master, in his report said that there was due to the grand from T. P. Haughey, president of the suspended Indianapolis National Bank and late grand treasurer of the I. G. O. F. of Indiana, $42,360.87; that sureties surrendered by Mr. Haughey to secure the grand lodge have a prospective value of $45,250, but the future can only develop what can be realized. The re port also shows that Haughey’s failure will embarrass the finances of the Home for Old and Indigent Odd Fellows and their Widows. CONDUCTOR HELD FOR TRIAL. The Court Will Fix the Responsibility for the Battle Creek Horror. Battle Creek, Mich., Nov. 25.—Jus tice Henry this morning held Conductor Scott, whose examination has been in progress here for some time past in connection with the Grand Trunk wreck, for trial at the next term of court. The court held that while no malice had been shown Scott had disobeyed orders and the degree of his responsibility would have to be fixed by the higher court. ENGINE BLOWN UP. Two Men Lose Their Lives By an Ex plosion on the Lehigh. Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 25. —The boiler of Lehigh engine 604, in the hands of an engineer employed in the place of a striker, exploded last evening at Fen ton Tank, thirty-eight miles west of Sayre, at 8 o’clock. Engineer Cooley will probably recover, but it is thought Conductor Henderson and the fireman, whose name is unknown, will die. LOSS OVER A MILLION. Flra Wipes Out Eight Business Blocks at Springfield, Mass. Springfield, Mass., Nov. 22.—Fire which broke out in the Dickinson Block at midnight was not brought under con trol until it had destroyed eight blocks, resulting in an estimated damage of nearly $1,5>00,0()0, The fire broke out in the block owned by Henry S. Dickinson. It next spread to the block owned by J. K. Dexter cc Cos. Then it communicated to another block owned by John Doolan and from this it jumped to the last block in the row of burned* buildings. All of these blocks are upon Worthington Street. The last block was occupied by A. N. Mayo & Cos. The walls between this last named block and its neighbor were thin indeed, the party walls between all the blocks destroyed were of very slender construction. The burned district on Worthington Street extends nearly 350 feet east from the year of the Glendower House and is 150 leet deep. The seven blocks de stroyed were as follows. Five-story brick block owned by J. Weber, grocer; two brick blocks, five stories high, owned by J. K. Dexter & Cos,, rag deal ers; five-story block, owned by Jilin Doolan, rag dealer; five-story block owned by A. N. Mayo & Cos., sto' dealers; Glendower Hotel and Abbe block and part of the Wright block. The first estimates of loss by this morning’s fire were made hurriedly and probably places the amount 100 large. At I p. m. careful figuring indi cates it will not exceed SBOO,OOO, with prospects that it will fall below that sum. _____________ ANOTHER CRONIN SUSPECT. Andrew Foy Under Suspicion and May Be Ar rested. Chicago, 111., Nov. 24. — It is not im probable that another arrest in connec tion with the Cronin murder will be made very soon. Officers are invest!• gating certain facts concerning Andrew Foy, who was a member of Camp 20 and one of the most vio lent denunciators of the British spy who was alleged to be in Chicago about the time that Dr. Cronin was killed. Within the last few days statements have been Drought to the state’s attorney’s office accusing Foy in so specific a manner that his apprehen sion is seriously considered by the au thorities. LAWLER IN THE COLD. Ex-Congressman Fails to Receive the Antment of Postmaster at Chicago. Washington, D. C., Nov. 25. —Frank Lawler will not be postmaster of Chica go. The long contest for the office was ended to-day by the appointment of "Washington Hcsing to the position. The appointment of William J. Mize us collector of internal revenue was also announced. Ex-Congressman Lawler’s candidacy was backed by a petition as long as Pennsylvania Avenue, but it failed to carry him into the office. Mr. Hesing, who received the appointment, is connected with the Illinois Slants Zeitung. The appoint ment of Mr. Mize as collector of inter nal revenue is said at the Treasury De partment to be a compromise. There has, it is said, been a big fight for tiie place between K. S. Spangler and Peter Dudley. The President acted on the suggestion that Mize would be satis factor}' to all tactions for the place. Mr. Hessing was frequently mentioned for tiie office of collector of customs, but in view of the fact, it is said, that a change is not contemplated in that of fice for some time, the Presiden t con cluded to give him the office for which he was named to-dav. DOUBLE TRAGEDY AT KANKAKEE. Divorced Man Kills His Former Wife and Then Comini 8 .Suicide. Kankakee, 111., Nov. 24. —Jesse D. O. Smith, a former merchant of this city, murdered his divorced wife and a Mrs. Graybell this noon, and then shot him self. Both women were shot through the heart and death was instan taneous. Smith then shot him self in the head, but the bullet glanced and injured him but slightly, lie then went to his boarding-house about half a mile distant and shot himself through the right temple about, three minutes before the sheriff arrived. Jealousy is supposed to be the cause. Mrs. Smith secured a divorce from her husband on the ground of adultery this summer. Smith’s wife and Mrs. Graybell lived together. A 7-year-old daughter of Smith’s is the only witness to the tragedy. CARLIN PARTY IS SAFE. Cavalrymen Rescue All Put One of the Snow-Imprisoned Hunters. Portland, Ore., Nov, 25. —Gen. W. P. Carlin sends to the Associated Press the following dispatch just received by him from Lieut. Charles P. Elliott, cf the Fourth Cavalry, dated November 19: Falls of North Fork of Middle Fork of Clearwater. Carlin party found on river to-day. Carlin, Spencer, Pierce, Himniel wright are well. Colgate Kelly joined them in mountains. Will work down river hv boat. ________________________ TRAINS ON THE LEHIGH. Crews Formed to Take the Places of Many of the Striker s. Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 25. —Reports received here from Manchester say imit six of the crews that took out freight trains from Buffalo yester day started back with trains of freight to-day. Chief Clerk Smith said he expected the other crews would start back as soon as the trains could be made up. Other trains are to be start ed east during the forenoon. Passenger trains left on time. IN THE GRAND JURY’S HANDS. Case of Madison Square Hunk Ollicials Under Investigation. New York, Nov. 22.—The papers in the complaints against the president and directors of the Madison Square Bank were laid before the grand jury to-day by District Attorney Nichol. It is understood tiie facts in the case will occupy the grand jury for several days. The district attorney believes that a true bill will be found against President Luut and Directors McDonald and Soulard. Committed Suicide in Jail. Portland, Ore., Nov. 25, —E. Brigh ton, sentenced yesterday to six months imprisonment for smuggling opium, committed suicide to-day by cutting his threat with a pocket knife. RUINS OF THE WHITE CITY. A committee under Chief Tliaclier de cided to throw out nearly 000 exhibits of wine which were rated “fair” hy the judges. The decision does away with the objections of exhibitors who ap pealed. The furniture in the Pennsylvania building is being shipped to Harrisburg, where it will be sold at auction Decem ber 12. Licit. Hoppin has sold 100 Columbian Guard swords to W. S. Kirk, of Phila delphia, lor !ji>l.2o a piece. The uni forms art; bought in quantities bv brass bands. Ihe Dutch cocoa building on the lake shore, at the north end of the manu factures building, is being taken down to be reconstructed in Boston as the private residence of J. B. Appleton. The work of tearing down the track and tressle of the Intramural road has begun at the north loop. The material is hauled on the road by electric power to tlie south end of the park and stored there. Ax army of rats has taken possession of the World’s Fair buildings. They are to be seen in droves in all parts of the grounds. Where they came from is a mystery to the janitors who have charge of the different departmental buildings, but judging from the vast numbers of the long-tailed animals they must have congregated from all parts of Hyde Park and Englewood, the administration building seems to be a favorite habitation for the rodents. The lagoon was frozen over in many places yesterday. ihe demolition of Lady Aberdeen s Irish Village began furiously yesterday. “Closed on Account of Cranks” is the sign that appears on the Indiana build ing. The treasury building of Columbian coins, from which the coins had been stripped, was taken from the rotunda of administration building yesterday. Covered with staff, it will be placed in the new museum. The new Liberty Bell will be loaded on a flat car and shipped to New York City lor the prize-winners’ exhibition. After it has remained in New York for several weeks the bell will be shipped to Washington, and from there it will go to Mexico. At the Wisconsin building $12,000 worth of furniture was sold at auction for s>,ooo, so the commissioners said. Wisconsin building cost s>>,ooo, al though most of the work and material were donated. It is said that it could not be duplicated for less than SOO,OOO. The Presbyterian exhibit in the lib eral arts department, which was never taken out of the boxes in consequence of the Sabbatarian controversy, which was the only exhibit brought into the grounds without being opened and the removal of which Director-General Davis refused to permit until the expo sition closed, has at last been taken away without being seen. The plan to maintain the Court of Honor and its adjuncts, with all its former brilliancy during next summer is favored by Director-Goneral Davis. He thinks that if the Illinois Central Railway, the Chicago City Railway, and the alley “L” would put in an electric light plant and maintain it, it would make a splendid attraction for Jackson Park. The South Park commissioners he agreed have no funds for the pur pose, but it would be profitable to the railroads. The wreckers have commenced their work on the Montana building and the Chocolate Menier building. Denmark’s collection of Thorwaldsen relics was presented to the museum by Commissioner-General Meyer. Foreign exhibitors, who are anxious to get away, make complaint of the dilatoriness of customs officers in check ing invoices. The demolition ol the Ferris wheel has been suspended for several days. But workmen are demolishing the sur rounding offices The directors are ready for a settle ment with park commissioners. A statement of cost of permanent im provements has been prepared. Old Vienna is now completely leveled with the ground. But the other large buildings of the Midway are intact and look as if they would remain so all win ter. The Bedouins of the Wild East show have at last taken their departure for the Desert of Sahara, leaving their horses and camels shivering in the Mid way shanties to wait on the law’s delay. The West Virginia building has been sold for $o(X) to J. H. Hines, R C. Mill er and David Fitzpatrick, who intend to reconstruct it at Logan Square in Chicago and turn it into a club-house for a club j’et to be organized. The exhibit of the Canadian Pacific Railways’s mahogany train, consisting of an engine, two first-class day coaches, dining and sleeping cars, was yesterday removed from the transportation build ing. The engine was steamed up and attached to the cars. The train left over the Wabash route and is destined for Montreal. Cait. E. E. Thompson of the signal service and Capt. John F. Rogers of the quartermaster’s department,Who have been on duty at the government build ing all the summer, have been ordered away. Capt. Thompson goes to San An tonio, Tex., and ('apt. Rogers goes on the retired list in January. They go in two or three days. Admissions to the World’s Fairgrounds yesterday were; Adults, 4ofi; children, i); total, 440. Krcpp’s men are getting the big can non ready for shipment, li will he loaded for the return trip at New York instead of at Sparrow’s Point. Snow covered the White C ity yester day, making it veritably what it has been named. The fall was not heavy enough to jeopardize any of the roofs or start a leak in them. Two engine houses were closed ves terday, one on Midway and the other at the north end of the grounds. The closing of these houses left twenty-one firemen to look for new jobs. The great English locomotive Queen Empress and the great American loco motive Empire State Empress have de parted. They travel in company to New York, stopping at all large cities on the way long enough to he inspected hy the people. The executive committee of the Na tional Board will adjourn to-day. Pres ident Palmer went to Detroit yester day. The historical committee expects to issue instructions to-day to compilers of reports and adjourn until December, General Manager Graham, who has control of the waste wood around the fair buildings, says there are in and about the buildings 1,000 loads and would he in a short time 10,000 loads of the best kindling wood, for which there was no use.