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HEART OF MAIDEN
Desperate Battle Occurs Between
Rival Lovers in a Small
ONE KILLED AT FIRST FIRE
fulls Mortally Injured, but Suc
ceeds In Dealing Death
Wound to Opponent
KANHA3 CITY, Nov. 28. A duel
to the death was fou.fht it Ariuordale,
Kun , toduy by rlvulM fur the hand of
11 yuuiiK wonun. One ol ;h duelists
was killed end the other mortally
wounded. Ill death I hourly exit
ed. Tb ufTiilr ha -nused Intense ex
citement In the little town, whore the
principals are well kno'vn.
Ernest Dunlins nnd Charles W.
Tin ki t were rival for tfto offectlcn of
M in Mable Itunl.ill. u v.iilT.na III nn
Arm irdulu hol.-l. For om: time there
bud ocen much feeling between the
liii'ti, e.u h being bltt.-liy Jealous of the
other. They nr.-t .ind decided to settle
their w.irc wfh il itiiU, eld rt'tmlri'd
lo ii unf 1 "jiifiittU iit nnd (outfit It
At u hikiiuI lilh nKMid tire, r.uiim
wan iimrtally Aound-'d !.t tli fit nt nhnl,
Iml l furr ho lie ! he nhot Tucker
tvlc, mort.ill vinmJI'i; !ilm. Tucker
iSTKi.i.niKNVK ok i.ahoiikub
KKt'.VS VP AGITATION
1'iMir A if A'.-iiuliinn niches At Fur
'livHlrr Pcrii'iitiiite Than Arc
NKW yohk. Nov. jS.-ln the course
of bis T!mnl-ii:lvWis kciiiioii ut Plym
outh t-hurrh. Tr. N. D. lllllls took up
Ihr lalmr question.
"IVdiiiso the working people of thin
coiiiilry art the ui mt Inti'lllKent folk
In the world," he euld, "the labor que
linn 1h not wtilrtl and never will be
si'ltlfd. our schools, ucademlen and
colleges are within the reach of the
common x-ole. If you wnnt to settle
the labor question, then keep the work
ins; iople ut n standstill.
"Killtors. preachers, cutholiirs, busl
neits men nre all sighing over the
trouble we have today. What we
want Is trouble, only we wnnt the right
kind of men to inert It. Let us be
grateful for nil this ceaseless agitation.
There Is not a single Invention that
does not benefit the common people.
Th rich today nro growing - tlchcr
slowly, while the poor nre growing
richer at a. far greater percentage.
Kvery tendency of society Is toward
the diffusion of bounties,"
WOUK ON NEW SHAMROCK.
Excellent Progress Made In Setting
Frames of Clmllenger.
LONDON, Nov. 28. Excellent pro
Kress Is belli made In setting the
frames of Shamrock III., and every,
thing Is ready for running the lend
keel. The same plan of bringing the
inldKhip fraud's right down outside the
lend keel as 'idopted In Shamrock II.
will be followed In the new challenger.
The quantity of lead to be used Is
larger than that of any ( revlous iial
lenger, giving further proof that the
new boat .vlll have exceptionally large
ANDREW WHITE IS SCORED
Paper Takes Exceptions At Ambassa
dor's Letter Contrasts Uel
HKKLIN, Nov. 28. The Kreux Zel
tung discussing Ambassador White's
recent letter to Henry Sellgmun regard
ing the treatment of Hebrews In Uou
niHiiia, says it Is to be recommended
that the ambassador remove the beam
from his own eye before removing th
mot' from his neighbor's.
Romanian Jews, says the paper, are
far better situated than American ne
groes, Tluy are not treated with the
same contempt and do not Buffer lynch
law nor are Jewish func-al processions
in Itoumnnla mobbed, us in New York
TWO CONVICTS AT LARGE
Whllo Enron to for Penitentiary Pris
oners Adroitly Escape,
WALLA WALLA. Nov. 28. Word
was received at the penitentiary today
of the two convicts who escaped while
enroute from Chelan county to the
Having missed the train at Starbuck
yesterday they were placed in the city
Jail there. During the night they tore
up Urn floor of the wooden structure
and tunneled ut.
Ouard Carson left here this evening
with prison bloodhounds.
ACHTftlAN LOVEIt L'EA fti
TO FEAHFl'L DEATH
VrtiM-to Murdrer n,-ars Heven
Htoiies After Bfing Uepulsed
Hy Woman He loved.
NKW YOHK, Nov. 28:-tellcvliic the
shot from his revolver had killed Mr.
Julia Oerber who refused to elope
with hint, Mux BukawatHky, un Aus
trian leated through the window of
her apartments In East Beventy-fotirth
street. He fell seven stories to the
sidewalk and was killed instantly.
Before lumping to )! death the man
shot the young woman throuith the
arm and shoulder. The wrapon used
was a large calibre duelling pistol of
The Austrian had nude vlclint love
to Mrs. Oerbcr and about two months
ago was arrested for threatening her
life. Tills did not check his advances,
however, and while .be woman and her
sister were sitting together he burnt In
to the room. After pleading that she
elc with him lo Austria and receiv
ing a refusal, he dre his pistol and
fired one shot. The woman fell in a
Thinking he had killed her. the Aus
irlurc ruutu-J to the window and before,
the wounded woman's frelghtenvd sis
ter could check him, Jumped HHo tha
street. Crowds of masqueraders were
panning wh ti the man f -1 1 und much
excitement prevailed for a time. Mrs.
Gerber will probibly iccovir.
UECIPKOCITY THEATY WILL
LIKELY BE ACCEPTED.
If Certain Concessions Are Granted by
United Suites Hatiflcatlon Will
NEW YORK. Nov. 28. If the Cuban
reciprocity treaty, as now proposed,
concedes 25 percent reduction In the
tariff duties, there is a strong proba
bility of Its accptance by President
I'alina and the senate, tables the Her
ald correspondent Hi Havana
Secretary of State Zaldo and Secre
tary of the Treasury Montes, the com
mlsHlon on the part of the Cuban gov
ernment to negotiate the treaty, sub
mitted Ave objections. Three of these
are conceded by the United Stales. The
fourth relates to Porto- Rican fees and
It Is believed can be conceded by the
United -States without difficulty. This
leaves only the question of the amount
of reduction on the United States tariff.
If the proposed 20 percent Is Increased
to 25 percent President Palma likely
will send tho treaty to the senate for
ADVISES PRESIDENT TANDO
TO ABANDON ACRE.
Bolivian Ofllcer on the Verge of Death
Warns His Countrymen of
NKW YORK, Nov. 28. -Colonel Ro
Jas and other Bolivians who capitu
lated recently In Acre have arrived In
Mannos, say a Herald dispatch from
Rio Janeiro, Bra nil. They are nccom
panled by Rodrloga Carvalho, the chief
of the revolutionists and his start.
Three Bolivian officers, 2i men and
13 women will start for Bolivia, while
one officer and 12 men will remain In
the Mannos hospital.
Lino Romero, one of the Bolivian otll
cers, wrote to President Pando advising
him to abandon Acre, as the Inhabi
tants of the territory will never be
come Bolivians. He added that he was
on the verge of death and was resolved
to tell the truth and warn his coun
trymen agnlnst a dangerous venture,
AGED COUPLE FOUND DEAD
Had Made Preparations for Thnnksglv.
ing Asphyxiation Accidental.
CHICAGO, Nov. 2S, Mr. and Mrs
William Mcllwee, an aged copule, have
been found dead from asphyxiation at
their home In Austin. A rubber tube
which In some manner became detach
ed from a gas ran.re allowed Uie gns to
escape. Many articles purchased in
anticipation of a Thanksgiving dinner
leaves little doubt that the asphyxl
ation was an accident.
AGED WOMAN PARSES AWAY
Dies at Newton, Kan.,' at he Advanced
Age of ;23 Years.
NEWTON. Kan., Nov. :8-Mrs. Kate
Vance, who was born In 1779, died here
wm l .'3 years of age, and was be
'leved to be one ,f ihe oldst persons
In tho United States.
KILLED BY FOOTBALL
Young Student Dies From Dislocated
Neck Received On aiidfrron.
MARSHALL, Mo.. Nov. 28. Bunce
Quarels, a young student Injured a few
weeks ago In a football game, died to
day. His neck was dislocated.
IS NOW PRISONER
Charles F. Kelly Arrested Upon
His Return From Liver
pool at Philadelpia.
ACKNOWLEDGED HIS IDENTITY
Kx-Ncakcrof House of Delegates
Has Keen Flying All Over
Europe Keeping Out of
Way of Officers.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 28. After
Eluding arrest for several months,
Charles F. Kelly, formerly speaker- of
the St. Uiuls house of delegates, who
Is wanted in connection with the brib
ery ruses, was arrested here this aft
ernoon. He arrived at New York t,o
day on the stean.er Celtic from Liver
pool. Detective were on the outlook for
the ex-delegat" In this ilty and placed
hint under arrest Immediately as he
stepped from the train on his arrival
from New York. He will be given a
hearing tomorrow and will Ik held to
await requisition papers from Mis
souri. label on Kelly's baggage Indicate
that nc had been in Naples, Paris, Lon
don, Dublin and Klllarney.
When taken into custody he admitted
TOLD' SHERIFF TO 'PHONE HIM
ST. LoriS, Mo., Nov. 8,.-Charles
F. Kelly, ex speaker of the city
council, was the most badly wanted of
ull the members of the cotrle known
as the ' combine," Indicted on charges
of bribery In connection with the pas
e of the municipal lighting bill.
When indictment was made against
him. the deputy sheriff told him be was
wanted. Kelly asked permission to
run owr to the council chamber, say
ing: "If you need me befor I get back,
telephone me at the house of dele
gates." Thir was the last seen of him -until
his arrest In Philadelphia today.
PLAN TO SATISFY CLAIMS
Great Britain nnd Germany Will Prob
ably Not Resort to theVigor
ous Steps Contemplated.
LONDON, Nov. 28. The Associated
Press learns ihat Important steps
were taken In London today with s
view to satisfying all financial and dip
lomatic claims by foreign powers an'
bondhoidirs against Veneiuela.
It Is main'ained .that If the conteir
Plated action meets with appro
Oermuny and Great Britain will have
no cause to take the vigorous steps
now contemplated. Details of the sug
gested settleemnt have not yet been
communicated to the European govern
ments. Their gist will be made known
first to the United States.
The new development In the crisis,
which is regarded as hourly growing
more serious, Is due to the arrival la
Europe of a secret delegation from the
Venezuelan government empowered to
deal with outstanding liabilities.
Should the United States government
give Its moral support the pUin will be
submitted to American bankers.
SPAKIt STARTS FIRE
Flames Create Fearful Havoc Destroy
Lumber and Steamers.
RAT PORTAGE, Out., Nov. 28. A
spark blowa into a pile of cedar start
ed a disastrous conllagration In the
Portage Lumber company's yards at
Norman. Out. Twenty-five million
feet of lumber has been burned and
LaMay's ship yards, six steamboats
two barges and 1 houses are so far de
stroyed. Desuarate attempts are being made
to prevent the llames from reaching
the resident iHirHoi.
At nine o'clock tonight the progres
of the flumes win iiecked. No uc
curate estimate- of the :oss can be se
CONFESSES TO Ml'RDER.
William Ross, Under Sentence to Be
Hanged, Tells of Other Crimes.
GRAND FORKS, N. D.. Nov. 28.
Willlam Ross, who is under sentence
to hang ut Bottineau on December 5,
for the murder of an old man named
Thomas Walsh, near Willow City last
summer, has confessed that last No
vember he nnd another man named
Hanson, with whom he was herding
horses, had shot and killed another
man and taken his horses The con
fession was made to a Catholic priest ,
and later to the sheriff, and when the
police went to a well In which he iwid
the body wis concealed the body was
ARRANGED HIS WEDDING,
THEN COMMITTED HCICIDE.
Guests Waited for Bridegroom to Ap
pear, Who Was Later Found
Shot to Death.
DES MOINES, la,. Nov. 28.-Bert
McNutt, aged 2 years, committed
suicide lust night at his parent's res
idence by shooting himself through
the head. He was to have been mar
ried yesterday to Miss Maggie Guth.
The wedding parly assembled, but
young McNutt did not appear or send
any explanation for his absence, Mr.
McNutt's parents remained for a time
at the Guth home with the other guests
when they returned to their home and
found their son's body. Young Mc
Nutt left a note bidding farewell to
his affianced but giving no explana
tion of his suicide. Friends believe his
mind was unbalanced.
Jean Ezcurra Assumes Office and An
nounces His Cabinet of Ministers.
NEW YORK, Nov. 28. Jean Ezcurra,
the new president of Paraguay, has
assumed office, says a Herald dispatch
from Asuncion. His cabinet Is com
Minister of the interior, Edwards
Heytas; minister of war and marine,
Colonel Antonio Caceras; minister of
finance, Fulgenlo B. Morano; minister
of Justice, Cayetano A. Can-eras, and
minister of foreign affairs, Pedro Pena,
who is the present minister to Brazil.
Americans Will Transform London
Concert Hall Into a. Hotel.
NEW YORK, Nov. 28 It Is reported
that an American syndicate has made
a proposal for the acquisition of Saint
James hall, -with the purpose of con
verting the existing premises into a
large hotel and restaurant, cables the
London correspondent of the Tribune.
Saint James Is the most famous con
cert ball In London. Ail the greatest
musicians who have visited the Brit
ish metropolis for generations past
have been heard there.
SUMMER RESORT FIRE
JACKSON. N. H.. Nov. 2S.-Gray's
Inn .one of the best known summer ho
tels in the White mountains, was
burned tonight, together with Wood
bury hall, two cottages and the casino.
Idaho Rolls Up An Interesting Repub
BOISE, Nov. 28. The state board to
day canvassed the returns of the elec
tion. Results show that the major
ity of French, republican, for congress,
was 7065 and Morrison, republican, for
governor, 5853. The legislature stands
50 republicans and 17 democrats.
Is Now About Well and Will Sail for
America In a Few Days.
NEW YORK, Nov. 28. Andrew Car
negie, who is progressing nicely, hopes
to leave for the United States next
Wednesday, accoring to a World dis
patch from London.
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Modern Turks Make the Inqui
sitors Appear Paragons '
" of Righteousness.
SULTAN BREAKS PROMISES
Assures Macedonians of Protec
tion and Then Directs Sol
diersto lufllct Tortures
Upon Tli em.
LONDON, Nov. 28. Mall advices
from Constantinople say:
"In spite of all denials, the ports Is
adopting barbarous methods of crush
Ing Macedonian peasants.
"In the face of the promises of free
pardon to those who returned to their
homes. Christian villagers have been
shockingly tortured to make them be
tray alleged concealed depots of arms
or give information regarding the
1 , .
The bastinado was employed until
victims wer- crippled for life, their feet
being beaten to pulp by Turkish sol
diers. Peasants were hanged by their
heels to ceilings and boiling hot eggs
were put in their armpits. Even priests,
are not spared and troops openly plun
der peasants who are being driven to
PRINCE LEAVES FRISCO
After Spending Six Days In Coast Me
tropolis Departs North.
. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28 The
crown prince of Slam has said good
bye to San Francisco after having
spent six pleasant days here, ,
His special train left for Portland,
Seattle and Vancouver at 11:25 last
night. Tomorrow will be spent at
Portland and Vancouver will be reach
ed Sunday. The prince sails from Van
couver next Tuesday morning.
DR. PARKER IS DEAD
England's Famous Minister After Long;
Illness Died Yesterday.
LONDON, Nov. 28. Dr. Joseph Par
ker, minister of the City Temple who
has been seriously ill for some time
past, died at 5 o'clock this afternoon.
PROMINENT RANCHER KILLED
BOZEMAN, Mont., Nov. 28 John T.
Huffia was killed this morning while
attempting to cross the Northern Pa
cific tracks. Huffle was one of the
best known ranchers In Gallatin coun
ty. FIRE CHIEF DISMISSED
NEW YORK. Nov. 28. Edward P.
Croker, chief of the fire department,
has been tried on serious charges and
declared guilty and dismissed from the
THE "VEER'S FAILURES.
NEW YORK, Nov. 28. Dun's Re
view says: Failures for the week were
213 in the United States, against 181
Plumbers ana Meamnners
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