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E. B. THAYER, Publisher. WAUSAU, - - WISCONSIN. MUTINY AT CANTON, 0. PRISONER IN WORKHOUSE KILLS HIS FOREMAN. Me Also Wounds a Guard and IfeHim * >elf Shot—Order Kestored with Aid of Local Police—Love Impels to Queer Action. , Foreman George Jacobs was killed and Guard Homer Stone wu dangerous ly shot at the Starke County workhouse, Canton. Ohio, by a prisoner who had ob tained a revolver arid opened lire on the guards. The prisoner with the revolver was Charles Gigante, a voting man. re cently sent tip from Canton for driving a horse to death. He pulled the revolver out of the pocket of anew guard who was passing through the workshop and shot George Jacobs, formerly a guard, ■but at the time foreman for the company having the contract or prison labor. Ja cobs died instantly. Gigante then tired at Homer Stone, struck him twice and inflicted wounds from which the man probably will die. Guards fired at Gi gn’Me and there is not much chance of lie, recovery. There was great excite ment among the prisoners, but with the aid of flie local police order was restored and none escaped. WOULD WRECK TRAIN FOR LOVE. Oklahoma .Man Tries Htiange Plan to Get Wedding Funds. In order that he might have sufficient money to wed the girl he loved Willard S. Tillibridge, it is said, attempted *o wreck a Santa Fe train on the Eastern Oklahoma line near IVrkins, Ok. He wrote letters to the Santi Fe company after setting tire to two bridges over the Clminanin liver that if $1 <IOO was drop ped from a handcar on a certain day be tween the Santa Fe rails no further dis aster would result to the toad from him. He was engaged to marry Miss Ella Uiarcy of Bartletsville, I. TANARUS., he admit ted in his confession, but she postponed the wedding until he should have enough money for housekeeping purposes. League Base-Bat I Race. Following is the standing of the clubs of the National Baseball League: W. L. VV. li. Pittsburg .. ,2-T C Cincinnati ...11 18 Chicago ....IT !• Brooklyn ....11 18 New York.. .15 1-Philadelphia. 10 17 Boston 11 14 St. L.uis... . y 10 'Die clubs of the American League stand as follows: W. L. W. L. Chicago 13 8 St. I.mis 11 U Detroit .....13 8 Baltimore ...10 13 Philadelphia 13 1< Washington. 10 14 Boston 13 10 Cleveland ... 0 18 Murdered bjr ‘‘Crup ,; Players. On returning to his home in Nor. Yore with news for his wife and six children of success in finding employment aftei two months’ idleness. Thomas Kilty found three Italians shooting "craps” in front of his house. He kicked i’ue dice into the street. 'The Italians drew knives and revolvers and in a moment Kilty lay dead ou the stairway. Rothschild Retires from Chicago Store A. M. Rothschild sold h * entire hold ings in the firm of A. M. Rothschild & <3o. in Chicago on the seventh anniver sary of the founding of the big depart ment store. Nelson Morris, who has been a large stockholder from the begin ning. purchased Mr. Rothschild's hold ings. Lehman Giveti Two Years in Prison. The jury in the case of Julius Leh mann. on trial for perjury in connection with the St. latuis “boodle’ scandal, re turned a verdict of guilty and fixed iiis punishment at two years in the peniten tiary. Flumes Sweep Over Lisbon. The lower part of Lisbon, Portugal, has Ixvu partly destroyed by tire. The municipal petroleum store; are burned and the garrison has turned out to assist iu checking the fire. The losses are in calculable. Gift to Railroud Y. M. C. A. President Ripley of the Santa Fe has offered the railroad Y. M. C. A. of To peka. Kan.. $20,000 for anew building. He stipulates that the association secure a site and SIO,OOO. The proposition has been accepted. Ten Arc Indicted at Toledo. 'Hie grand jury impanelled several weeks ago in Toledo, Ohio, and charged by Judge Kinkude to investigate the ru mors of bribery and official dereliction, made a partial report. Ten indictments were found against officials. President Addresses Presbyteriun*. President Roosevelt, in address to Presbyterian General Assembly de nounced citizens who stay at home and criticise men who are reclaiming savage countries. Tries Peculiar Mode of Suicide. George Shirley of Pittsburg, under rc straiut at laniisville. attempted to com mit suicide by driving an eighty-penny nail into his head. Murderer Gets Eight Years. Joseph Boucher was found guilty of manslaughter at Springview. Neb., for killing John Belleisle nud was sentenced to the penitentiary for eight years. Increase in Chicano’o Population. Chicago's population, us estimated from city directory compilers, will reach 2.14!*.- 000 for 1902, an increase of about 140,- 000 over 11kg*. Florence Burns Set Free. The .v-rdict at the inquest on Walter Brooks, who was shot at the Glen Island Hotel Feb. 14. was returned in New York as death at the hand* of a person or persons unknown. Foster M. Backus, counsel for Florence Burns broke down and wept on hearing the verdict. Bov Shoot* (iff llis Head. Charles Middleton, aged 14, of Marine. Mo., blew off the top of his head with a shotgun. Rheumatism baT caused the boy the most intense |a:u for mouths part. Kastman Form* Kodak Combination. The largest combination oi photograph ic supply interests ever effected has just been consummated by George La- mau. the kodak manufacturer of Rochester, N. Y. The factories involved are the largest in the world, including the Ham mer. Seed and Stanley concerns, besides the big Eastman dry plate works. Hoar to Go on Suprtm : Bench. It is said iu Boston on the best aothcr i*r that Samuel Hoar of CVioord, Mass., a Boston lawyer of wide repute, has been tendered by President Roosevelt the po m: on on t'le lrtc i S ales Supreme tsnch now occupied by Justice Horace Gray. Niece of McKinley tc Wed. Cards sent to immediate relatives an nounce the- coaling marria re of M:s< Sarah Duncan of Cleveland, niece of President McKinley, who n fused to live at the White House and be the belle of Washington society when aged to do so by her illustrious uncle and aunt. Many Killed by Hnr^ic.tiie. Loss of from 100 to 200 ires and de struction of much property t vaulted from a hurricane, which swept t .ireugh large part of southern aad western Texas. The town of Goliad was pracrically destroy ed, seventy-four persons being kUieil there and 200 injured. CRAZED YOUTH KILLS SIX. Florida Man Shoots 13-Year-Old Girl and Four Other Persons. Crazed by his infatuation for little Abitha McCullough, a 13-year-old girl, William Austin, a young man, killed the gi'd and four other persons and then committed suicide in a lonely farm house of William Wiikinsoa, near Hast ings. Fla. The crime was discovered by John Keller, who found six corpses scarcely cold, and but one living witness to the tragedy—a helpless infapt. Aus tin had been madly infatuated with the McCullough girl and it is said he killed the entire family because his advances were rejected and his desire to marry the girl was opposed. He went to the AN ilkinson house the other night and pro posed marriage to Abitha McCullough. He was rejected, and vowing he would marry her, he hurried to St. Augustine and procured a marriage license. He went to church the following night and told every one he met that he was to be married that night. About 3 o’clock in the morning several pistol shots were heard, but no one went to investigate un til the next morning, when Wilkinson failed to appear at a neighbor's house, where he was engaged in harvesting a crop. John Kellar, a farm hand who was sent to Wilkinson’s house, found the whole family murdered and Austin with a bullet hole in his breast aud the re volver clutched in his hand. BOTH TO THE ROCK ISLAND. Rnmor Sells Kansas City Southern and Arkansas and Choctaw. Control of the Kansas City Southern, running from Kansas City to the Gulf of Mexico, has been acquired by the Moores and John W. Gates for the Rock Island road by the purchase of the Dutch stock. The same interests have probably acquir ed the Arkansas nnd Choctaw, which has changed hands, but the name of the pur chaser has not been divulged. The Kan sas City Southern voting trust has three years more to run. but there has always been a serious question as to its legal ity, and it is supposed that with the Rock Island holding the majority of stock there will be no question that the prop erty will be turned over to it at once President Knott said that he knew noth ing of the deal. Announcement of the sale of the Arkansas and Choctaw is made on the authority of a large holder of stock, who declined to say who w-as the purchaser. John Scullin of St. Louis is president of the road. WATERSPOUT IN MINNESOTA. hour Persons Drowned and One Killed by Lightning. News has come from Preston, Minn., that a waterspout struck a few miles from there, deluging the country for miles around and causing the death by drowning of four people and the death of another by being struck by lightning, besides a great property loss. Aid. Con key was the man killed by the lightning. According to the reports eight feet of water swept over the town, moving eight or ten houses, fifteen to twenty feet from where they originally stood. The Milwaukee road’s tracks were washed out for four miles out of town, the depot twisted around by the water. Reports have come ip from the western part of the county that this was one of the worst storms ever witnessed in the county. On the level prairie in the township of York it was reported that many farmers lost a great deal of stock, and near Granger about twenty buildings were demolished. FIRE IN CHICAGO STOCK YARDS. Half of Armonr'ii Lard Refinery Burns —Seven Person* ltadly Injured. Over thirty persons were hurt, seven of them probably fatally, in the collapse of a hog runway at the Chicago stock yards, from which 2,000 spectators were watching the destruction by tire of Ar mour 5c Co.’s new lard refinery, which entailed a loss of $500,000. Insurance fully covers the less. The blaze furnish ed the firemen one of the hardest battles they have been called upon to fight in years, and many were the narrow es capes they had from falling walls aud showers of melted lard, which came from every direction. The lard house was built about three months ago and was consid ered the finest of Us kind in the country. The west half of the structure, five stories in height and 300 feet iu length, was iu rums in less than an hour. HITS IOWA PROHIBITION LAW. State Supreme Court Decision May Nulify Temperance Act. The lowa Supreme Court has decided that agents for liquor concerns iu other States can legally sell liquor in that State. The effect of the decision is fear ed by temperance people. The opinion prevails that it will result in flooding ev ery community in the State with liquor shipped in on cash or delivery orders and that the prohibitory law, which is in actual effect in more than half the coun ties of the State, will be absolutely nulli fied. Serious Rioting at Kingston. A riot occurred at Kiugston, Jamaica, between soldiers and civilians, in which twenty of the populace were wounded. Parties of soldiers from the AVest Indian colored regiment made a sortie from the camp and attacked people in the streets with razors lashed to sticks. The civil ians usihl nail-studded clubs. Numbers ou both sides were injured. Gasoline Tank Blow* Up. One man is reported dead and eight in jured as a result of the explosion of a tank of gasoline at I*oß Winnebago street, Pittsburg. The injured were ail badly burned and several are in a serious con dition. 'The cause of the explosion is not •et known. Carrie Get* Thirty Day*. Mrs. Carrie Nation has been sentenc ed to thirty days iu prison and to pay a SIOO flue by Judge Hazen in the District Court at Topeka. Kan., for smashing bar fixtures. She will not appeal the case, and has gone to jail. k ’>-an Republic Born. The republic of Cuba is born. At noon Tuesday the flag of the new republic in the family of nations was hoisted amid enthusiastic cheers from Cuban patriots who have fought for years for what has finally been given them. Servian Cabinet Resign*. King Alexander has accepted the resig nations of the Servian cabinet. M. Pus sies. formerly a Radical, has bet'll in trusted with the formation of anew min istry. Locusts Have Appeared. Large numbers of 17-year locusts hare made the:r appearance in Washington, ami reports of similar visitation have reached the Department of Agriculture from Altoona. Pa., and Nashville, Tenn. Plot Against Alfonso’* Life. Gabriel Lope* and fifteen other an archists arrested at Madrid confessed a plot to kill King Alfonso at coronation. Nine dvr.an :e cartridges were found in their possession. Explosion in Coat Mine. The Fraterville aud Thistle coal mines at Coal Creek, Teen., exploded. Only one man escaped, he being blown out of the mine. About 21*0 men were at work in the mines. Lovers Commit Snicide. Anton Regier and Hannah Kickel. wh., left a note stating they were too poor to get married, committed suicide to gether at St. Louts by taking carbolic acid. Five Kilted ami Six Hurt. In a e ...-.on on the Burlington’s Bil lings line, near Hyannis. Neb., let ween the Portland St. L a:s flyer and at. extra stock traiu, five m, a were killed and six injured. Doubles Tax on Car Line*. The Omaha City Council completed its sittings as a reconvened board of equal isation to cons dcr complaints, against public service corporations. It increased the valuation of the Omaha Street Rail way. from $550,000 to $1,300,000. This brings the total of increased assessment against the corporations to $1.523,HK1 and will increase the city’s tax receipts by about $50,000. PRESENT OUTLOOK IN CHINA. Agent of the American Bible Society Snbmits j Report. Rev. John R. Hyues, I*. D., agent of the American Bib*c Society in Shanghai, China, has submitted a report to the society on conditions and the outlook iu China. I *r. Hykes says the question of a recurrence of the recent troubles in Chiua depends on whether the govern ment of the empire wants another out break. If it doe* the uprising will take place aud in the manner prescribed, ac cording to l)r. Hykes. Asa result of an edict directing that the nous of Manchus and Mongois shall lie chosen to go abroad and study, there has been an uu heardof demand for fordign books, -crije tores included. One government college has applied for a grant c f fifty Bibles for the use of its students aad old schol ars are scattered over the worm : u the government service in the capacity of translators, interpreters and teacher* of English. "One of the signs of the times.” says Dr. Hykes, “is a remarkable movement on the part of some of the highest officials in the laud to make a re trauslation or revision of the Bible with the view of putting it into what they consider a more worthy literary form, and this work * 8 now in progress with imperial sanction. The officials hope thus to acquaint the official class with the con tents of tiie Bible aud remove their pre judice against it and thereby against Christians and Christianity.” GIRL’S RIDE AVERTS WRECK. Mia* Peden of Montana Prevent* Train Kashins’ on Burning Bridge. 'The heroic action of Miss Peden, aged 15, who made a thrilling ride to Miles City, Mont., to warn the railroad agent that the bridge four miles east of Mi’-s City was on fire, saved the west-boi- id Northern Pacific train from being wreck ed. She was riding in the vicinity of the bridge, which is nearly 100 feet long, when she discovered it was on fire. She determined to avert a calamity and rode for life to Miles City. The agent stop ped the train. Miss Peden is an accom plished equestrienne, having won numer ous races at Miles City. AVhen she.found the bridge burning she urged the horse to top speed and kept up the pace every foot of the way to Miles City. AA’hen the town was reached she threw herself from her panting steed and dashed into the station with a cry of joy to learn that she had arrived in time. The traiu was heid four hours till the bridge could be repaired. WATERSPOUT HITS CINCINNATI. Six Lives Are Lost ami Proserty Is Damaged $11,000,000, Death aud destruction mark the pro gress of a waterspout, which descended upon Cincinnati and the surrounding country Tuesday. It came from the hills back of Covington, Ky., rushing down in a column twenty feet high and 100 yards wide, sweeping all before it. Houses were lifted from their foundations and borne along in the resistless tide. Oue dwelling, in which four families lived, was carried * quarter of a mile aud two of its occupant' lost their lives. Great damage was caused on both sides of the river. Although the fury of the storm abated within half an hour the amount of rain which fell was unprecedented aud the wind blew sixty miles an hour. Cel lars were filled and the sewers could hot carry off the water. The dead numbered six, and property was damaged to the extent of over $2,000,000. CONVERT BECOMES INSANE. John Teeters, Who Joined Band of Man Named Harris, Attempts Suicide. 'The Rev. Mr. Harris, who has been conducting revival services at Bardyville, Ohio, in a tent, was arrested by the sher iff of Brown County aud taken to George town. John Teeters, a wealthy farmer, who was a member of Harris' band, went violently insane. Teeters attempted to drown himself, but was rescued before he accomplished his purpose. He was taken to the asylum. It is claimed that the peculiar religion preached by Harris drove his followers mad, consequently he was arrested. A mob at Ellslierry would have done Harris serious injury had not the sheriff arrived. Gaynor and Green Escape. The second act of the Gaynor-Green comedy was played when the two fttgi-' tives were kidnaped back to Quebec by the defense. They went by special train, which had come all the way from Que bec and which had been started within an hour after Judge La Fontaine had given his decision there to the effect that the two men should be taken to jail. Startling developments may follow. Great Fall* Inundated. One of the worst storms in the history of Great Falls, Mont., struck the city the other day. Three inches of rain fell in four hours. 'The basements of many stores were tilled with water ten feet deep. Over 300 people were made home less. Several miles of track of the Great Northern Railway is washed out. Deluding the Filipino*. Returned army officer says Filipinos are deluded into continuing the struggle by the Hongkong junta, which represents I’resider.t Roosevelt as a prisoner in ti •• White House, menaced by Americans, who demand independence for the aiehi pelago. Collapse of Hardware Trust. Officers of the Simmons Hardware Company of St. Louis have acknowledged that the SI2*LOOO.OOO hardware trust was a thing of the past and that their company had withdrawn from the com bination. Alphonso XIII. I* Crowned. Alfonso XIII.. attaiuiug his majority, has become King of Spain in fact as well as in name. When he had taken lis oath to uphold the constitution. hi iQother. the queen regent, kissed his extended hand in tok u of allegiance. Hobson Gets a Job. Naval Constructor Richmond P. Hob sou is reported to have been appointed superintending constructor in the ship yard of Lewis Nixon at Elizabethport. N. J. Four government vessels are l>e ing con struct ed at the yards. Dog’s Death Cause* Suicide. Because her pet dog died Mrs. Eliza beth Slawson. 65 years old. committed suicide by cutting her throat with a razor in Albany. X. Y. The dog had been the woman's pe't for many years. Emperor William May Come. Emperor William may come to Amer ica to unveil a statue of Frederick the Great to be erected in Washington as his gift to this country and as a token of international amity. Device to Cool Rooms in Summer. Prof. Willis L. Moore has asked a pat ent on a cooling machine by which he says living rooms may be kept at 72 de grees in the hottest weather. Bomb in Emperor's Train. A bomb was discovered in apartment of tram occupied by Emperor F ranch. Joseph shortly before his departure from Vienna for Budapest. Bace Riot Near Atlanta. Four white men nd four negroes were killed, five white men wounded and a block of houses burned in a race riot at Pittsburg, a suburb of Atlanta. Ga. Toombs to Be Hanged. Louis J. Toombs, who murdered Carrie Larsen in the cabin of the steamer Peer* less in the Chicago river, was sentenced by Judge Brentano to be banged June 13. Killed in a Runaway. In Cleveland Miss Elizabeth Stnren was thrown from a carriage in a run away accident anJ probably fatally in jured, her skull being fractured. ALFONSO NOW KING. YOUTH PROCLAIMED RULER OF SPANISH EMPIRE. For the First Time in Sixteen Ytar the Castilian Nation Has a Man at Its Head Gala Day in Old Madrid. For the first time in more than six teen years the proud but decadent Cas tilian nation has a king. Amid shouts of acclaim from the throats of thousands of his subjects Alfouso XIII.. the only boy monarch of the present time in the civilized world, Saturday was given hi* scepter and has ascended the throne. The young King's mother, who since her husband's death, several months before Alfonso's birth, has ruled with fortitude and ability the Spanish monarchy, and at the same time reared for its new head, retires from the glories of queen hood, of which no doubt she tired long Bgo, looking forward to the day on which her first-born child should be crowned. Being of the age of majority—l 6 year* —the child trained from his birth to be a monarch has been launched upon his ca reer. and not alone his subjects but the people of all other countries have turned their eyes on him to see what he will do. The boy king now has full control over his sorely tried kingdom, relieving a heroic woman from the cares of state which many a stronger man would have abandoned years ago. The day of coronation has been the grandest day Spain lias seen in many years. 'The events which had been car- STAIN'S YOUNG RULER. Tied out during the week of celebration closed fittingly with the greatest of pa geants. Madrid was tilled with an im mense crowd of visitors from all parts of Spain and the world. Just as in Lon don, where members of the aristocracy vie with one anoth' in attempting to make the most e' r ,e opportunity, the grandees ,f c ' on mis occasion en deavored '• maintain their reputation for splendor. Throughout the proceedings the queen mother, who for the last sixteen years lias been unremitting in her care and at tention to this boy. remained t his side. She, too, was acclaimed in the streets of the capital during the procession to aud from the Cortes, for the queen Las won the hearts of the Spaniards, who a first were inclined to look upon her with dis trust. All Eyes on Alfonso, Will Alfonso be a good king? Will he be strong enough to combat the thou sand and oue discordant elements that harass Spain? Will he be a master or merely a titular sovereign? Will he be able to cope with the intrigue that has paralyzed the activities of his country for many years? In short, will he be king in fact as well as in name? These are questions which are uppermost in the minds not only of Spaniards but of responsible statesmen throughout Eu rope. Some affect to have discovered in him the weaknesses of his father, who EX-QUEEN REGENT CHRISTINA. was not strong enough to fight the royal tattle. Others, and among them are some of the shrewdest men iii Spain, feel cer tain that he will do what he has sworn and uphold the honor of Spain against all the world; that he will sacrifice his life for the service and protection of his country and his people, and that nothing will cause him to swerve from the path of duty. Alfonso considered the Cuban war a mistake. He has his own ideas on the management of his army and no doubt will make an attempt at a dean sweep as soon as he is old enough or when he finds himself firmly in the saddle. Then will come the test of kingship—the strug gle between inalienable custom and mod ernity, the tug of war between the sov ereign and his proud, never-changing grandees. MINE BLAST KILLS 150. Terrible Result of an Exploaion at Coal Creek. Tenn. The Fraterville and Thist]*- coal mines at Coal Creek. Tenn.. exploded Monday morning. Only one n. escaped, he be ing blown out of the m.ne. About 300 men were at work in the mines. Flames issued from mouths and vent holes. The Fraterville mine is in Anderson County. Tennessee. This is the oldest mine in the Coal Creek district, having been opened in 1870. A large area has been developed and worked in it. The Coal Creek coal seam is struck by this mine, the hard and tenacious top averag ing four and a half feet in thickness. Fraterville mine always had been con sidered one of the safest in the Coal Creek belt. George N. Camp, superintendent of the Thistle mine. gaTe out an official state ment estimating the number killed in both mines a: 150. Two rescuing parties were started into the Thistle and Fraterville entrances as soon as possible after the explosion. The Thistle party was unable to make head way, as the gas stifled the men almost as soon as they entered the shaft. The Fra terrille party went as far as the ‘ part ing of the ways,” where a heavy fail ©f slate was encountered, which prevented progress into the mine until the obstacle could be removed. Henry O. Havemeyer has just gteen 2.000 voiarr.es to the library of the $300.’- 000 public school at Greenwich, Conn., encted by himself and his wife aa a aafrtorial TIES IT BEEF TRUST. FEDERAL COURT ENJOINS PACK ERS FROM COMBINING. -^ ea t Trust Made Subject of Temporary Order Against Conspiracy to Control Prices—Defendants Present No Proof to Offset Evidence Against Them. Ihe fir*t blow against the big packing houses charged with maintaining a meat trust was struck in the United States Circuit Court at Chicago Tuesday after noon. Judge Peter S. Grosscap, after a hearing, granted the motion of the United States for a temporary injunction re straining the defendant packers from fur ther operations under the alleged illegal agreements “in restraint of trade and commerce'’ complained of in the bill for an injunction. There was no resistance on the part of the defendants to the granting of the motion. John 8. Miller, as their general counsel, consented to the entering of the order as prayed by the government. At the same time Mr. Miller stated the l>o sitioo the packers would take in the case. In effect the statement amounts to a denial of the allegations of the gov ernment and a demand for a full and complete hearing of the case later, in accordance with the practice of the Unit ed States courts. Evidence which is expected to play a prominent part in the prosecution of the cases was disclosed in the affidavit of D. W. Meredith, a former employe of Ar mour & Cos. and Swift & Cos. Meredith gives the detaMs of alleged meetings of the packers’ I astern agents to regulate prices, apportion territory, and take oth er steps to p-event unprofitable competi tion. Mr. Meredith charges that, to force up prices, the shipment of cattle to the East was cheesed at different times. The former enip oje also gives the details of the alleged ‘'blacklist” maintained by the packers, and declares that when a company was lined for violation of agree ment that the employe at fault was com pelled to pay the tine or be discharged. Once discharged, the affidavit alleges, the man found it impossible to secure em ployment from any of the "big six.” Says They Are Nut Guilty. In consenting t • the granting of the restraining <>*-<ler tne eounsel for the de fendants specifically r.tated that in view of the fact the defendants denied all the charges against them they could not be harmed by an order intended to prevent operations of which they had not been guilty and which they did not contem plate. Thereupon, after an argument between the opposing eounsel erei the wording of the restraining order. Judge Grosscup himself dictated an order acceptable to all and it was entered of record in the court. The injunction is now in full force and effect. In case of a violation of any of the term.: of the order the defendants would be subject to contempt proceedings, pun ishable by a fine or by imprisonment or both in the discretion of the court. In the regular course of practice the defendants have until July 7 to enter their appearance and until Aug. 4 to file an answer, demurrer, or plea. Unless the defens • should move a dissolution of the restraining order no developments are expected in the case until that time. That the defendants will seek to in terpose a legal defense to the govern ment's suit is regarded as assured as a result of the preliminary hearing. That is the opinion of Solicitor General .T. Iv. Richards and United States Attorney S. H. Bethea and others interested in the case. DOESN’T CARE FOR A FLAG. Carnegie Says There Is No Question of Patriotism in Trade. Andrew Carnegie, upon arriving in London from New York the other day, talked freely regarding the recent steam ship merger and trusts. “To combine the shipping traffic,” said Mr. Carnegie, “is a big order. There is free right of way on the ocean, and the tramp steamers are always with us. The merger may give regular daily sailings to passengers, which would be advan tageous. lam not in the navigation syn dicate, having retired from business and reformed, so I cannot advise you as to the exact character and bearing of the combination. But. in my opinion, the combine is purely a matter of money making. “There is no question of patriotism in trade. It does not care a tig for a Hag. It is dividends that count. Of course, every citizen worth a cent wishes his own country to be first in everything, and a peaceful, industrial victory is the only genuine one. “Victory through war generally costs more than it is worth. If Great Britain continues her costly wars for shadowy as cendency in distant parts and the United States develops her industrial army, there can only be one result, Great Britain will have the shadow and the United States the substance.” | Religious % News and Notes $ Pope Leo XIII. is 92 years of age. There is talk of raising Bishop Pot ter's sala~v. It is now $12,300. Bishop Warne of India wants i mis sionary superintendent for an industrial and agricultural mission in India. Dr. Wallis Budge, one of the first of living Egyptologists, has nearly reedy a history of Egypt from the earliest tunes. The New York Baptists propose to raise $1,000,000 for an advance move ment. The erection of a large building like Tremont Temple, Boston, is contem plated. The choirmaster of St. Clement's Church, Brooklyn, undertook to impose fines on the choir boys for breaches of his rules. The boys forced him to re sign. Mother St. Gabriel. an Ursa line nnn of Cleveland, is dead. She was a native of Philadelphia, and before entering the sisterhood was Miss Annette Me An drews. Pope Leo probably figures as legatee in more wills than any other person in the world. He was named in more than 700 wills las-t year, the legacies aggregat ing about $600,000. It is stated that a deficit of £O.OOO ($30,000) was reported at the foreign' missionary anniversary of the English Wesleyan Church. Expenditure has ex ceeded the estimates by £3,000. The reorganized Latter Day Saints, the branch of Mormons of which the son of Joseph Smith is the head, at their world conference, voted unanimously for the abolition of polygamy in the United States. The Japan Evangelical Alliance has i assed. by an overwhelming majority, a - -solution a** ming its belief in the di vinity of C*'. .-t. and declaring the Bible to be the only perfect rule of Christian faith and practice. The drapery of President McKinley's pew in the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Canton, Ohio, was removed the other day. The Rev. Joseph Lofthonse of York, in the unorganized district of Keewatin, Canada, has been elected Bishop of the Anglican diocese of Keewatin. which has an area of 736.000 square miles. A eons:double number of ministers of other church--* have offered themselves this year as candidates for the Wesleyan ministry in England. The ecmndtt*" ap pointed by the conference specially to consider such offers has declined to rec ommend but one, whose name is with held. Thursday in the Senate was chiefly oc cupied with debate on the Philippine bill. The bill providing for the erection of a union railway station in Washington and the fortifications appropriations bill were passed, the former by a vote of 45 to L’4. and the latter without division after the adoption of an amendment proposed by Mr. Proctor, making the acceptance of disappearing gun carriages conditional upon tests. A conference on the agri cultural appropriation bill was agreed ?o. with Messrs. Proctor. Ilansbrough and Bate as conferees. The conference re port on the omnibus claims bili was pre sented by Mr. Warren, the conferees be ing unable to agree on the Selfridge board claims. The report was agreed to. A bill to establish an Indian agricultural school at Wahpeton. N. If., was passed. In the House the debate on the naval ap propriation bill veered into the Philippine question, and when adjournment was tak en the measure was being read for amendment. The Senate amendments to the agricultural appropriation bill were disagreed to. and the bill was sent t conference, with Messrs. Wadsworth. Henry Ccrn.) and Williams (Miss.) as the House conferees. In the Senate on Friday Mr. McLaurin concluded his speech in opposition to the present Philippine policy of the govern ment. Mr. Deboe supported the pending measure in a carefully prepared speech. Bills were passed appropriating SIO,OOO for the establishment of a biological sta tion on the great lakes under the con trol of the United States commissioner of fish and fisheries: to prevent a fa’se branding or marking of food and dairy products as to the State or territory in which they are made or produced: the bill regulating interstate commerce in tfiKe ly branded goods, and ninety-five private pension bills. In the House the naval appropriation bill again had the right of way. but the debate chiefly binged on the Philippines and the Schley contro versy. The bill turning over to Porto Rico all the pijjilic lands of the island ceded to the United States by Spain, ex cept sites designated by the President within ” js year for naval and coaling stations, lpilitary posts and other United States purposes, were passed. After some discussion, the bill reported by Mr. Mc- Call from? tbe ways and means commit tee. refunding the tax on legacies naid under the war revenue act by religious, charitable, art anu educational institu tions was passed. The Senate held no session Saturday. The House occupied the day with discus sion of the naval appropriation bill. Tbe conference report on the omnibus claims bill was adopted by the Senate Monday. As passed by the House the bill aggregated $213,105. The net in crease made by the Senate was $2,029,- 252. The conference report shows the House agreed to $1,405,393 of the amount added by the Senate; so the amount carried by the measure as agreed to is $1,618,408. Mr. Dolliver spoke at length in support of the Philippine bill. The House passed the naval appropria tion bill with several amendments. The bill limiting the hours of daily service on government work to eight hours was passed under suspension of the rules, as was a House joint resolution fixing Dec. 31. 1902, as the date when entries under the mining laws of the United States of certain lands in the Spokane (Wash.) Indian reservation shall take effect. A Senate bill providing for the erection of tbe northern branch of the National Home for Disabled Soldiers at Hot Springs, S. D., was also passed. The Senate devoted Tuesday to discus sion of the Philippine question. The usual executive session preceded adjourn ment. In the House the conference re port on the omnibus claims bill was agreed to. thus passing the measure. A bill amending the passport law was pass ed. The remainder of the day was de voted to private claims bills. Before consideration of the Philippine bill was resumed on Wednesday a reso lution was adopted by the Senate con gratulating the republic of Cuba on its entry into the family of independent na tions. and the Secretary of State "as directed to transmit the resolution to the president ot the new republic. Mr. Wel lington opposed the pending Philippine measure and said the action of the l nit ed States in the islands was indefensi ble. The conference report on the agri cultural appropriation bill was agreed to. In the House consideration of the immi gration bill was begun. The principal speech was by Mr. Shattuc (Ohio), chair man of the committee on immigration. The resolutions seating (diaries U. Thomas from the Third Norni Carolina District: Emmett Tompkins from the Twelfth Ohio District, whose scat was contested by John J. Lentz, and Confirm ing the right of Mr. Rhea of the Ninth Virginia District were adopted. Bills were passed authorizing the erection of buildings by the International committee of the Y. M. C. A. on military reserva tions of the United States: authorizing the sale of a part of the Fort Niobrara military reservation in Nebraska, and regulating * immutation for good conduct for United States prisoners. Washington Notes. The President opposes “cattle men s bill.” which proposes to lease public do main for grazing purposes for 2 cents an acre. Captain Harry Littlefield, army sur geon in Philippines, traced origia of beriberi to Chinese white rice, by effect •of diet on prisoners. The United States Supreme Court de cided that court martial of regular offi cers had no jurisdiction to try charges against Captain Peter C. Denting of the volunteer service. British camp at New Orleans decided by President Roosevelt to he lawful; no recruiting done there, and mule shipments do not violate neutrality, though contra band. Admiral Coghlan is to be second in command on the North Atlantic station. This station has increased in magnitude I and importance to a point where Admiral Iligginson. the commander-in-chief, Joels that it would be prudent to hare a sec ond admiral attached to the station. Ad miral C-og'nlsn’s successor as captain of the yard at New York will be Captain P. F. Harrington. H. Clay Evans, commissioner of pen iioes. has been appointed consul general at London to succeed William McKinley Osborne. Cubans on the eve of the inauguration of Presidt-nt-elect Palma expressed their gratitude to the United States for inter vention in their struggle with Spain for liberty. Wm. W. Thomas. United States min ister to Sweden and Norway, presented to the President at tbe instance of King Oscar of Sweden, a photograph of the latter, representing him clad in full uni form oi high admiral of the Swedish navy. The portrait is signed by the King’s own bf.’ij. "Oscar.” John Gardner Coolidge of Massachu setts has been selected for appointment as first secretary of legation at Pekin, succeeding Mr. Squlers. who is to be United State* minister to Cuba. Mr. Coolidge is a great grandson of Thomas Jefferson, being grandson of Mrs. Ran dolph. Jefferson’- daughter, and -on of . He was vice-con-nl of tbe United States at Pretoria when Adeibert Hay filled the office ef consul. The committee on insular affairs of the House ordered a favorable report on the bill to provide for a delegate to the House of Representatives from Porte Rico. YEAR OF DISASTERS. PREDICTIONS OF THE PROPHETS BEING VERIFIED. Nature Hus Been Busy with Her Forces of Devastation During the Bust Five Months A Total of Sixty Thousand Eivet: Thought to Have Been Lout. “One woe doth tread upon another’s heel, so fast they follow.” Public inter est in the recent disasters among the West Indian Islands has hardly begun to abate before reports tome of others which, but fqr the exceptional magnitude of the form V-v. would be regarded a -in thei: fatality. The cyclone which struck the little town of Golinc. Texas, on Sunday not only nearly d< - stroyed tbe place, but left in its wake ninety dead and over one hundred injur- d —an unusual cyclone record for a sin- Sj'e locality. The mine explosion at Coal Creek. Teuii., Ts the worst of the yea over 200 men and boys being killed. Sim ultaneously with these events comes tbt news of a terrible hurricane which has swept over the province of Scinde, in British India, carrying away houses, bruige and embankments, and washing away miles of railroad t racks. The few words, "many lives were lost,” arc sig nificant. The prophets who predicted that 1902 would be a year of disasters "cr cor rect. They have been in the liabit if uttering these prophecies year after year without result, but this year they nave been verified, though but five months have passed. If one only prophesies p: - tiently and persistently he will assuredly be right. Nature lias mu been so busy with her forces of devastation for many years past as she mis been during the first five months of the present yea . Volcanic eruptions and earthquakes have destroyed 48.450 lives, storms 704. torna does 416. cyclones 220, ti tods 333, ava lanches 228, tidal waves 103, snowsluh s 39, and waters|K>utn 1”, a total of Ml - 505 lives destroyed by nature’s element! I disturbances. If to tilts total were ndt - ed the lives lost by agencies over whica man has more or less control, such s fires, mine disasters, explosions, railroad accidents and vessel wrecks, it would be increased to over 60,900, and this takes no account of individual lives lost ii this country, which would bring the gram) total up to about 100,(100 lives lest in me short period of five months. In the presence of thi st great natural convulsions man is powerless and prob ably always will be. As to the ilisn ters occasioned by human ignorance or carelessness or neglect the despair of the situation is that the catastrophe of to day is a sensation for the day and to morrow is generally forgotten. It has its lesson, but it is not often read. JAIL I-OR WHITECAPS. Indiana Authorities Promise to Avenge Kecent Out raises. A condition bordering on anarchy has been revealed by the investigation int i outrages committed by whiteonps upon unoffending citizens of Brown Count}. Ind. An agent of the Attorney General’s office on the ground promises full reti bution for the atrocities committed. Clues are being followed which "fill in all prob ability lead to the arrest of every mem ber of the gang, a consummation eagerly awaited by the peaceable citizens. The worst feature seems to be that the best class of citizens art so cowed by the bands thut they profess ignoranct of the identity of the men who Compos them, and grand juries have either relus ed to indict through fear of personal at tack or. having indicted them, petit juries have refused to convict for a similar rea son. Gov. Durbin lias determined to in- * lljif ,1 ' p s 'fV' * l, WORK OF TIIE WHITECAPS. voke the authority of the State in the matter, and the investigation will cover five or six cases which have occurred within a year. Men have been known to boast openly of these crimes against so ciety, and it is estimated by tbe Ht.Tte that twenty or thirty families have re cently left Brown County after receiving wbitecap notices thut a longer stay will be followed by a whipping. Nome of these were industrious and fairly well to-do farmers. Three of the six outrages which the State's agent lias investigated were at tended by exceptional brutality, one of them almost resulting in the death of the victim and another having dethroned the reason of the wife of the man who was so severely punished. The grand jury indicted several men. but they apparently established alibis and the j(iry acquitted them. KANSAS Work for That Number at Good Wages in the Wheat Fields. * Circulars which are being sent out by David W. Blaine of Pratt County, Kan., declare that 20,000 men. 1.000 women and 3.000 teams can find employment In Kansas wheat fields, beginning in June and continuing thirty day*. This esti mate is based on present indications of the wheat crop. Should something uri*e to decrease the wheat, yield, a !e--er number will be required, bit no matter what the weather condition! tnay be, nor what the diminution in the crop, there will certainly be need for a small army of harvesters. Persons desiring to work in the fields are to report to the Kansas City employment bureau, whence they will be assigned to the farms wherever needed. This method was adopted ast year and it enabled the farmers, who had before this been hampered in their harvesting by lack of help, to get their yield off tbe fieids in time. Blaine originated the idea of having a central employment bu reau and the farmers now look to him to furnish them with tb* iwijed harvester* He has aeouieo a list of the farmers throughout the grain-raising belt and they have apprised him of how many horses they will need. From this he has made h : - estimate that iD.'sm men "ill he needed and they should apply to the State employment agency at Kansas City for assignnfent. Wat H i ram: tig from $1.50 to $2.50 a day are paid for eight hours' work, with double pay for extra time. Twenty-five Story Sky-Scraper. The Boreel building in New York, in lower Broadway, between Cedar and Thomas streets, a.'d not far from Wall street, has been soil for $3.'>00,000. On its site will be ere* *ed a 25-story sky scraper, to cost another $.1,0)0.000. Die present building is seven, stories and ele gantly finished up. and was the finest building in New York wh/- 1 opened in 1878. The land, which sold for $3,000,- 000, was purchased for $121,000 in 182S by John Jacob Ast or. Bridget McCormick died! at Flushing, L. 1., at tbe age of 105 years. She v.* born in Ireland and came here in 185<b ■m | 1 Weather and wages eon- New York. tinite the only seriously dis- L • ' turblng factors in the busi ness situation. Excessive moisture and low temperature made the crop outlook more uncertain, and much depends on a continuance of prosiierity in the agricul tural sections. On the other hand, rer ord-bnaking distribution of pay in the Ifittsburg region accelerated retail trade, while resumption of woolen and other mills addt>d largely to the active force. Transporting lines continue to make splendid exhibits, railway earnings tor the first w oek of May exceeding those of n year ago by 6.2 per cent and surpass ing the same week’s earnings in 1999 by 19.9 por cent. The foivgoing summary is made of the trade situation by R. G. Dun & Co.'s Weekly Review. Continuing the review says; As indicated by weekly reports, pig iron production attained anew record for the month of April nt 1.503.326 tons, and the weekly capacity of furnaces in blast on May 1, according to the Iron Age, was 352,0*14 tons, far surpassing all pre vious high-water marks. Such an enor mous production would suggest accumu lation of supplies, but consumption easily keeps pace, furnace stocks showing a tit crease of about 10.000 tons during April to much the lowest jaunt iu recent years. With about twenty more furnaces in course of construction or contemplated, an annual output of 20,000,000 tons is no longer considered remote, while tie current yo.tr may exceed 18,000.000 tons if no serious labor controversy or other calamity interferes. While it is generally agreed that there has been much improvement in the win ter wheat States since the opening ol the month, prices became somewhat firm er upon tin* publication of the official >v port of condition on May 1. Export* for ten months of the crop year assure the heaviest outgo ever recorded, even if Ihe last two months make poor exhibits. For the past week ex|H>rts were 3.499.764 bushels, flour included, against 4.023.246 a year ago. Corn advanced on lighter receipts ami reports of slow progress iu planting. Quotations continue to vary widely, ac cording to date of delivery, and there is less spot business owing to scanty sup plies and to the growing tendency of coti •iUtners to place orders for future-deliv ery. There is now very little evidence of buyers holding off for a break. Bails aud structural supplies are ordered freely for delivery next year. Footwear manufacturers at ’be East report an increased volume of orders from western jobbers, but wholesalers in the principal eastern renters arc placing few fall contracts. Retailers are only sending moderate duplicate orders for summer goods, fair supplies remaining of early purchases. Sole leather is quiet. Hides again secured a moderate advance in prices, both for domestic and foreign. In the dry gmuls market there is evidence of increas'd buying for fall and r,e\t spring, but only small supplementary or ders for tin- present season. Cold weath er has retarded jobbing trade at many joints. Domestic trade in cotton goods is steady, with supplies in strong hands, but exiKirt business is dull. More liberal deliveries of woolen goods nre reported, showing that fewer looms nre idle. The best demand is for staple lines of men’s wear and medium grades of fancy wool ens. Failures for the week numbered 228 ill the United States, against 177 Inst year, and 17 in C'ariudti, against 19 u year ago. , j The most unfavorable do ' CiliCdOO. volopment of many weeks Jin the business world oenir | red when the strike in the Pennsylvania coal fields was Inaugurated. In conse quence of the strike and its attendant possibilities n slight tinge of pessimism lias colored the eastern reports. There is nothing as yet, however, to occasion fear of a set-back, and if we turn from tliis district and view tbe industrial field as a whole the situation is found to be very encouraging. Good rains fell in the Southwest, greatly stimulating winter wheat, and this alone is sufficient to offset every un favorable feature found elsewhere. It is interesting to note that grain receipts at Chicago last week, although light, were the largest known this year. In Minne apolis receipts continue very light, which : is to be expected for a short time yet. A considerable portion of the Northwest acreage is still miscoded, and reports received fully confirm the earner proph ecy of a decrease in .wheat planting aud an increase in corn and oats. Retail buying increased with the ruins in the West. Jobber* found considera ble business for fall delivery, la the produce lines prices liuve been easing off, which is natural ns the season ad vances. Meat prices hold relatively firm, however, and material declines nre not expected until the late summer or f ill. The Northwest continues active in all lines. Chicago— Ca 1 lie, common to prime, $4.00 to $7.35: hogs, shipping grades, $4.25 to $7.50; sheep, fair to choice, $3.00 to $6.25; wheat. No. 2 ret!. 80c to M2e; corn. No. 2,60 cto 61c; oats. No. 2,41 c to 43e‘. rye. No. 2. 56c to 57c; hay, tim othy. SIO.OO to $15.00; prairie, $5,50 to $13.50; butter, choice creamery, 20c b< 21c: eggs. fresh. 13c to 15e; potatoes, 00c to 74c [ter bushel. Indianapolis (’attic, shipping, $3.00 to $7.10; hogs, choice light, $4.90 to $7.10; sheep, common to prime, $2.50 to $5.00; wheat, No, 2, 80 cto Hie; corn. No. 2 whtie, 63c to 04c; oats, No. 2 woite, 44c to 45c. Nt. I*ouis Cattle, $4.50 to $7.10; hogs. $3.00 to $7.15; sheep. $2.50 to $5.50. wheat, S". 2, SO to Klc; corn. No. 2, 61c to 62c; oats. No. 2,42 cto 43c; rye, No. 2. 59c to 60c. Cincinnati—Cattle. $3.00 to $6.50; hogs. $3.00 to $7.15; sheep, $3.25 to $5.90; wheat, No. 2,84 cto 85c; corn, No. 2 mixed, 125 to no. outs. No. 2 mixed, 44c to 46c; rye. No. 2. 61c to 62c. Detroit —Cattle, $2.50 to $6.30; hogs, $3.00 to $6.85; sheep, $2.50 to $5.00. wheat, No. 2. 87c to 88c; corn. No. .1 yellow, 63c to 64c; oat*. No. 2 white, 45c to 46< rye, 59c to 60c, Toledo—Wheat, No. 2 mixed, 83c to 81c corn. No. 2 mixed, 00c to Ole; oats. No. 2 mixed, 42c to 43*-; clover seed, * prime, $5.00. Milwaukee Wheat. No. 2 northern. 76c to 77c; corn. No. 3. Ole to 63c; oats. No. 2 white. 44<' to 45c; rye. No. 1,58 c to 60c; barley, No. 2,72 cto 73c; pork. T ,e*. $17.42. New York—Cattle, $3.75 to $7.30; hogs, 53.00 -vheat, No. 2 red. 87c to 88c; corn. No. 2, r7c to 68; oat*. No. 2 white. 50> to 61c; butter, creamery, 21c to 22c; eggs, weat i rn. 14c to 17c. Buffalo —Cattle, choice shivping steers. $3.00 to $7.15; hogs, fair to prime. $3,90 to $7.50; sheep, fair to choice, $3.25 (n "5.75, lambs, common to choice, $4.00 to 87.50. i The President summarily dismissed John Grant, United States marshal for the eastern district of Texas for receiv ing a fee of $24)00 for service In secur ing for a Beaumont, Texas, national l ank a designation as a United State* troverunwnt depository. The British chancellor of the exchequer lias announced tbe withdrawal of the. extra tax >if one penny on and ecks.