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GREELEY, Colo., Sept. 23.— While
walking home from church last night
Rev. Oscar W. Gustofsen of the Swedish
Lutheran church was confronted by two
men, who commanded him to hold up his
hands. Upon his refusal to do so one of
them shot the minister, the bullet strik
ing a rib. The holdups then ran down
the street with the minister in pursuit.
When almost within reaching fllstnnce
of them one of the men turned and flred a
second time, the bullet entering the left
side of the pastor's neck and lodging In
the muscles in the back of the neck.
It is thought that he will recover.
Posses are scouring the country in search
of the holdups.
PUEBLO, Colo., Sept. 28.— The State
Fair association officers are much exer
cised over a report that the fair Just
closed will be the last ever held in Pu
eblo. Those who have started the rumor
have claimed that the exhibition was to
be removed to Denver. President Wil
son gave out the following statement:
"The report that the fair next year will
go to Denver is absolutely untrue."
BOULDER— The Boulder Commercial
club, about 100 strong, went to Ward.
There were a number of women in the
crowd. At Ward the junketers were the
guests of the people at a magnificent
OREELEY— Mrs. Eva Ennes, wife of
Clayton Ennes, died yesterday of blood
poisoning, aged 25 years. She was born
in Humboldt, Neb., married three years
ago and leaves a husband, two children,
a father, W. A. Samples of Greeley and
nine brothers and sisters.
GROVER— In a well near here, dug to
a depth of 160 feet, water rose to within
four feet of the surface. Farmers there
are Jubilant over this, as they are anx
ious to locate artesian wells.
cil held a special meeting to consider re
ports that the waters of the Grand river
were being diverted by the Central, Colo.,
Power company, which Is building a
large plant at Shoshone. It is claimed
that the company has diverted the waters
of the Grand, injuring the sewer system
of Glenwood, but an attorney for the
company appeared before the council and
explained that the sewer system would
not be damaged further by the company's
BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 23.— The physician
attending George A. Pettibone, accused
of complicity in the murder of Governor
Steunenbere, filed an affidavit in court
saying that Pettibone is suffering from
ulcer of the bladder, which, unless-'soon
checked, will prove fatal; that an opera
tion may be necessary, but that the doc
tors fear the patient will be unable to
survive it.
It is reported hero today that Albert
Palmer, one of the men indicted in the
timber fraud cases jointly with Senator
Borah and others, Is a fugitive from jus
tice, and is now said to be In Toronto,
Canada, where it is understood that he
will resist extradition. It Is known that
Palmer was connected with the Barber
Lumber company, operating from Spo
IDAHO FALLS— A satisfactory con
tract has been entered into between this
city and the Idaho Falls Power and
Transportation company for supplying
all tho electric energy needed for lights
and power. The company is composed
largely of local men and capital. They
have a modern plant situated two miles
below the city, with one unit of 300-horse
power already installed and the neces
sary pita and room for the installation
of four, additional units ut equal capac
ity. Two of these units, with the neces
sary machinery, have been ordered from
eastern factories and will be put in place
at an early date. •
BOlSE— Timothy Burke, United States
district attorney for Wyoming; has, at
the request of Special Assistant Attorney
General Burke, been ordered by the de
partment of justice to take charge of the
grand jury investigation of the charges
made against District Attorney Ruick on
affidavits of three members of the grand
jury which returned Inaictments against
Senator Borah.
DANIELSON. Conn., Sept. 23.— There
was a strike at the Qulnebaug mill and
about one-half of the weavers went out.
The trouble arose from the overseer,
George L. Lyon, ordering one of the
weavers out because he would not com
ply with the company's order, and so the
others left and refused to go back unless
the discharged weaver was allowed to
come back.
NEW HAVEN— Rev. Alonzo Lewis, a
Tetlred Episcopal clergyman who resided
In Westvllle, died at the age of 76. He
was graduated from Yale in 1552, and of
this class Daniel C. Oilman of Johns Hop
kins university was a member. Rev. Mr.
Lewis was the class secretary. He was
formerly rector of Christ church, Mont-
IJClier, Vt.
Former State Senator Minotte E. Chat
field announced that he would accept the
Republican nomination for mayor of the
city if It was tendered to him.
TERRYVILLE— The postofflce at Grey
gtone will bo discontinued September 30.
The present postmaster has resigned and
the mall will he furnished to the people
in that vicinity from route No. 3 of the
Terryville free delivery system.
PUTNAM— Signs have been placed on
Grove and South Main streets announc
ing that the rond to Danielson by way
of White's crossing Is closed.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. iS. -.Tescph
Wise of New Market, a town near Shade
Mbutain, was riddled with bullets and
killed by a posse of deputy sheriffs »s
he advanced upon them. They were seek
ing to serve a writ of ejectment upon
his mother.
MONTGOMERY— Gov. Comer 6tated
positively that he would Issue the call
for an extra session of legislature unless
railroad connections cha,nge, either Sep
tember 30 or October 7, when he returns
from the Inland Waterways conventlo.i
at St. Louis, Cairo and Memphis. He
stated that his proclamation will speci
fically 1 name the necessity for further
legislation to govern the common carriers
in Alabama.
BIRMINGHAM-The Louisville &
Nashville railroad In seeking to comply
with t»e new two and a half cent pas
senger rate law In this state has begun
the sale of tickets within Alabama with
coupons attached which entitle the pas
enger to a rebate of half a cent a mile
In case the suit which the railroad, has
brought against the state railroad com
mlwslmi to prevent the enforcement of the
law is decided against it.
* KANSAS . CITY, Mo., Bept. 28.'- *
* Elmer A. Hunter, a young *
* will receive practically the >ntlre *
4* estate of Charles E. Rohman, a re- 4*
* tired money lender, • according to *
*Rohman'B last will, filed , today in *
* the probate court, v. Hunter two *
* years ago picked Kohman up from *
* the floor of the Hotel Victoria when *
* he fell from a. stroke of paralysis,
* and was nur«e and best friend to *
* the time of his death. , , • . *
* , The estate is worth between $35,000 *
* and „' $50,000. : In the '. will ¦ Rohman *
* cuts off his divorced wife entirely, *
* and gives to his other relatives only 4*
* $2.5. The document was placed in a*
* vault in the National Bank of Com- *
* merco, where It still remains. *
* Rohman was born In Lima, 0., and 4*
* came to Liberty, Mo., Just after the *
* Civil - war, and conducted a jewelry *
* store In Liberty until fifteen years *
* ago, when he came to Kansas City. *
* He married Miss Alice ' Baxter of *
* Liberty shortly after he started his *
* «tore there. In 1892 he had trouble
* with his wife and got "a divorce. *
* He came to Kansas City shortly at- *
* terward and went Into the business
*of loaning monty. >' •„ ¦¦:. ¦ *
4, 4, 4> 4. 4> 4. ?*4»»»*4' *»»***
EWAN, N. J., Sept. 23.-Seventy-year
old Thomas French drove a spirited colt
to Ferrell, four miles distant, and while
chatting with a friend an automobile
scared the horse, which started for home
on a wild run. So hot was the pace the
body of the farm wagon was shaken to
pieces and boards scattered along the
whole route, Mr. French clinging to the
only board remaining on the wagon. A
gate post waa splintered and the horse
got stuck in the barn door attempting to
take the wagon Into the stable with it.
Mr. French alighted from the wagon
BRIDGETON-Frank M. Porch, former
ly of Brldgeton, died at his home in Bal
timore after a few days of illness from
typhoid fever.
Mr. Porch vas formerly city solicitor
of Bridgeton and customs collector for
the port of Brldgeton.
Notwithstanding the protest of a large
number of Brldgeton citizens, who assem
bled In mass meeting for that purpose,
and the veto of Mayor Hampton, the city
council awarded the contract for a large
additional amount of street paving. It Is
estimated that it will cost $75,000.
GLOUCESTER CITY — Three Italians
arrested here on suspicion of having
stolen three bags of Junk which they
carried on their backs, proved conclusive
ly that they were employed on the dredge
Pennsylvania, at work In the Delaware
river below Washington park, and that
they gathered the junk in the meadows.
WESTVILLE— George Denver, the man
who was drowned at Bllllngsport with
Miss Mabel Smith of Philadelphia, lived
alone In a boat house back of the hotel
here. He was a good swimmer and those
¦<sj»io knew him say that he must have
been struck by the boom of the boat or
'else he would have saved himself.
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 23.— The cotton
crop of 1906-07 brought the planters more
money than any previous crop, according
to the annual report of Secretary Hester
of the New Orleans cotton exchange,
which has been made public. Its value was
716 million dollars, and was 75 million
dollars greater than the value of the pre
ceding crop. The yield last year, accord-
Ing to Secretary Hester's figures, was
13H million bales,| over 2 mllH on bales
greater than the preceding crop, and
lacking 57,000 bales of exceeding the
recordjbreaklng crop of 1904-05, though Its
value %ras 90 millions greater than that
ABBEVILLE-Mlss Gertrude Melobcck,
daughter of Mr. L. Melebeck, a promin
ent merchant of this place, while re
turning In a buggy from a visit to
Bancker In company with Mr. Jonas
Weil, met with a sad accident. Mr. Weil
had gotten out of the buggy to open a
gate when the horse, a spirited animal,
suddenly started to run, and getting be
yond control, Miss Melebeck jumped
from the vc .icle, and in doing so frac
tured the, right leg.
BATON ROUGE-The Louisiana rail
road commission decided to grant per
mission to the Cumberland Telegraph
and Telephone company to advance its
night toll rates, but has decided to de
cline the request of the company to
advance the rate to telephone subscribers
served through submarine cables.
TOPEKA, Kas., Begt. 23.— 1t is rumored
that Governor Hoch will call the legisla
ture together in special session October
15. When askeu about this Governor
Hoch said: "I have not made any posi
tive statement that I will call the special
session, so there can be nothing in the
rumor that the date Is October 15."
WICHITA— WaIter Vlney, a member of
the local fire department, was fatally In
jured by being burled under several tons
of burning timber and debris while fight
ing an early morning fire In a residence.
The second and third floors fell, burying
LEAVENWORTH— The Burlington has
arranged to use the shale taken from the
Leavenworth coal mines for ballasting
track In this section of the country. The
shalo Is mostly slate mixed with sulphur
rock and coal.
PITTSBURG— Two Italian miners are.
dead and Charles Gardner, a mine boss,
and his sister, Mrs. George Rexford, are
probably fatally wounded as the result
of an attack by a party of drunken
Italians upon Gardner. Gardner and his
sister were fired upon from ambush and
both fell at the first volley.
. AUGUSTA, Ga., Sept. 23.— Information
was reoeived here this morning of a dis
astrous explosion which occurred last
night at the Columbia fold mine In
Washington, Ga. It is stated taht the
explosion was the result of a premature
discharge of a charge of dynamite and
oaused the loss of several lives. Tele
phone lines to the mine are out of order
and details are not available.
ATLANTA— MaJ. Prank B. McCoy of
the Third battalion of the Seventeenth
infantry, Fort McPherson, who was
thrown from a buggy and seriously in
jured, is resting easily at the post hos
pital. Although the major's arm is frac
tured, his bead gashed and face bruised,
uhysicians say that he will soon recover.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 23.— The state
railroad commission Issued a formal order
commanding the Wilmar & Sioux Falls
Railway company to furnish cars at tho
stations along Its line for the shipment of
grain direct to Omaha. This follows the
complaint of the Omaha Grain exchange
made some time ago against the Great
Northern road, as owner of the Wilmar &
Sioux Falls branch.
NOROTH PLATTE— A gang of 100 track
men employed by the Union Pacific took
possession of Front street at midnight and
laid about 1000 feet of track to the new
ice houses of the company. A permit for
laying the track had been received from
the city council, but owners of adjoining
property contemplated injunction pro
ceedings and this action was taken to
forestall them.
SIDNEY— Joseph Oberfelder has been
elected delegate to the Democratic state
convention, to be held In Lincoln tomor
row, and the Democratic county central
committee organized by selecting Joseph
Oberfelder chairman, Robert Barlow sec
retary and Charles S. Anderson treasurer.
Most all the precincts were represented
and all the candidates for county offices
were present.
BLAIR— Fire destroyed the stock of
groceries recently sold to Chris Hanson
by Chris Nelson. The stock and fixtures,
valued at $1500, are almost a total loss,
also his book of accounts. The building,
valued at $1500, was badly damaged. In
surance, $500 on building and game on the
stock. The fire Is supposed to have started
from greasy rags in the meat department.
RED CLOUD— Miss Jessie Wert and
Abrln Shapp, two prominent musicians of
this place, were married at the home of
Dr. and Mrs. Cook.
PLATXSMOUTH-Henry H. Born re
ported to the police that he had two gold
watches stolen from his residence, on» a
lady's and the other a gentleman's, both
hunting cases.
BOSTON, Sept. 23.— Ferdlnando Rtbasso
shot and Instantly killed his wife, Mary,
following a quarrel at their home, 47
Clyde street, Somerville. Mrs. Rlbasso
was 47 years old and her husband is
about 40.
The man fired two shots, the first hit
ting the woman in the throat and the
second in the heart. Rlbasso waa ar
LYNN— The police of this city are mak
ing a determined search for Edward P.
Spinney, 23 years old, wanted on a charge
of larceny. Spinney Is charged with hav
ing stolen $200 belonging to Mrs. Peter
Gagnon of Rockaway street. Two months
ago her husband committed suicide, leav
ing her In destitute circumstances.
MIDDLEBORO— AII the available raiU
road hands that Agent Small of the N:
V., N. H. & H. R. R. can secure are deep
in the coal pockets at the round house,
shoveling away as fast as they can.
They have been put there to overcome
if possible a fire which is eating $3000
worth of railroad coal, and which has
been uncontrolled Blnce Thursday, when
It started.
It Is believed that spontaneous com
bustion started the fire, following the re
cent rains and humid weather.
HlNGHAM— Straying away from her
home to pick berries little 4-year-old Vir
ginia Domlcello, whose home is on Kllby
street, was tempted to linger on the
shore of Weir river, and in some manner
fell into the water. She became entan
fled in the eel grass and was drowned.
HAVERHILL— Mrs. Mary E. Warren,
who was killed In the wreck at West
Canaan, N. H., was the widow of the
late Councilman Timothy Warren of this
city, and lived on Franklin street.
WATERVILLE, Maine, Sept. 23.—Lafay
ette Butler, aged 11, was accidentally shot
and killed by William Nedeau, aged 10.
and the latter has become Insane as a re
sult. An old fashioned muzzle-loading
gun had been left near where the boys
and other children were playing. Thtre
was no cap on the gun. and It Is thought
the Nedeau boy poured powder Into the
cap tube and then set it on fire.
AUGUSTA— The lumber season, so far
as the drive Is concerned, ended on the-
Kennebec river yesterday. The last of
the season's drive came over the Kennc
bec dam at 4 p. m. and Is now in the
booms. The season has been an unusually
good one, and for the first time in years
the entire season's cut as well as what
was left over from last year has been
driven to its destination.
PORTLAND— To entertain the delegates
attending the meeting of the Maine state
board of trade, in this city this week, the
Portland board will spend $1000 received
from subscriptions and sale of members'
tickets. Trolley rides, a sail and a ban
quet will be included in the entertain
LEWISTON— The Lewlston Elks this
afternoon laid the corner stone of their
new building, which is in process of erec
tion at Ash and Middle streets. It was
laid with the ceremony of the lodge ritual,
conducted by officers of the grand lodge,
as follows: Exalted ruler, Joseph Harrl
gan; esteemed loading knight, Georso
Wlnn; esteemed lecturing knight, A. L.
Kavanairgh; esteemed loyal knight.
Frank Cain; treasurer. Col. Fred Hall;
secretary. Col. Noel B. Potter; esquire,
Daniel Long; inner guard, L9vi Pembet
ton; tyler, Michael J. Cook.
BANGOR— The Rev. A. S. Hill, pastor
of the Advent Christian church, has re
signed to become pastor of the Congre
gational church at Enfleld, N. H.
PIOCHB, Nev., Sapt. 23.— Two Mexicans,
both drunk, foughtra duel near here and
now one Is in jail and the other is dying
at a hospital. Some boys found them
fighting with knives and rocks, and when
one fell they notified Deputy Sheriff
Walker, who brought the wounded man
here. The deputy formed a posse and
pursued the other, who was found maud
lin with a bad scalp wound caused by
a rock.
RHYOLITB — While prospecting the
wilds of the Panamints, near Windy
Gap ("Scotty's" country), Ralph Beame,
a half-brother of the poet-prospector,
Eddy, a few mornings ago found a blow
out, which proves to be probably one of
the richest strikes made this summer.
Assays are being made of samples from
over 200 pounds of the ore brought Into
Rhyolite on burros. The ore is strongly
mineralized with lead, sliver and copper,
:n ni 'they have a ledge fronj twelve to
fifteen f,eet wide.
? WHITE) PLAINS, N. V., Sept. 23.- *
? More than $2500 worth of Jewelry ?"
4> was stolen early today from the ?
4> summer residence of Mr. and Mr*. 4»
? Ralph W. Keyser of No. 40 Grand *
? street, White Plains In a remarkable •$>
? manner. The burglars decoyed a eer- <•
? vant girl by putting her on a trolley ?
<fr car bound for Mount Vernon, under «J»
? the pretense thnt her employer wa& ?
<t> dying In a hospital there and had <|»
? sent for her. ?
<fr The burglars ransacked the house <|»
4» from attic to cellar and obtained *
? watches, diamonds and rare brlc-a- <t»
+ brae. When Mr. Keyser went home 4»
<fr last night his house looked as +
4> though a cyclone had struck It. ?
<? Goods were thrown all over the «t»
<!• rooms, carpets were torn up and fur- 4»
? nlture overturned. When Mrs. Key- ?
<t> ser went home she sought her Pol- <fr
4> leh maid, but could not find her. «j»
? Later the girl appeared and said 4«
<t> that during the afternoon two young «|»
? men came up the street and appear- ?
4> ed to be looking for some number. «fr
4> Finally one of the men came to the 4>
? door and told her that Mr. Keyser •>
? had had his arm cut off In a' trolley <(»
? collision and that she was wanted at «J»
<|> once. 4»
4> The girl asked where Mrs. Keyser 4>
? waa, and the man told her that she <>
<t> was with her husband at the Mount ?}•
4> Vernon hospital. He offered to es- 4»
? cort her to Mount Vernon, and after <(•
<t*^he girl had hastily closed the house -J>
<f> the two went to a store, where the <>
4* girl had a bill changed. They got <i>
<|> on the first Mount Vernon car and 4>
? when It reached Mount Vernon the •*
? man eluded the girl. ?
PANA, 111., Sept. 23.— A wager made be
tween two parties resulted in a reconcili
ation between husband and wife, and
they are living together, after a separa
tion of twenty years. The wager was
made between Charles Riddle, a promi
nent citizen of Christian county 7 , and J.
Ham of Edlnburg, this county. Riddle
claimed that he could persuade Ham's
wife to return to the fold and Ham Wa
gered that he could not. Ham went to
Beardstown, where he Interviewed Mrs.
Ham and succeeded in getting her to re
CHICAGO-John W. Miller, a railroad
clerk, has confessed having decoyed Ed
gar M. Crumb, a diamond dealer, to his
flat for the purpose of robbing him, and
to beating him on the head with a stove
poker, which broke Into three pieces from
the force of the blows, and then attack-
Ing him with a meat cleaver. "I would
have killed him," said Miller, "but the
old cleaver would not swing right."
Crumb lies nearly dead In a hospital.
The annual report of the Chicago &
Northwestern railway, which has been
issued, shows a total of gross earnings
of $68,878,900. The operating expenses and
charges were $53,138,300, leaving a net in
come for the year of $15,740,600.
ALTON— Fifteen thousand pounds of
powder exploded at the Equitable Powder
works at East Alton, two miles from
here, killing Chaxies McGlnnis and shock-
Ing Charles McGTlson so that his mind Is
temporarily gone. The shock of the ex
plosion was felt throughout Alton.
JACKSONVILLE— The annual conven
tion of Christian churches of Illinois is
being held In this city with 400 delegates
present, representing every county In the
state. The Christian Woman's board of
missions is also holding its annual con
OLYMPIA, Sept. 23.— Railroad attorneys
and representatives appeared before the
state railroad commission to protest
against the proposed rules governing pas
senger train service. Objection was made
chiefly to the constructive mileage rule,
the rule making first class good on any
day for thirty days after purchase, and
the rule requiring stations to be kept
open until the arrival of late trains.
BELLINGHAM— The police received a
call from Mrs. H. Kastner, living on
Keesllng street, asking that her husband
be arrested, as he had attempted to poison
her. The police say that recently Kastner
is believed by his wife to have placed
poison in her coffee.
PORT TOWNSEND— A force from the
-United States lighthouse service has been
at Tatoosh during the past week engaged
in installing the new whistle intended for
use In foggy weather, warning mariners
entering straits away from that danger
ous rocky shore, but according to reports
some other means will have to be devised
If the efficiency of the stations is to be
Improved. The new equipment consists
of a monster siren whistle to replace the
old one with the heavy deep penetrating
RAYMOND— Mrs. Alma Smith", wife of
Capt. Alma Smith, a prominent steam
boat man of this city, died at the South
Bend general hospital ' atter undergoing
an operation for appendicitis. Mrs. Smith
was a native of the Wlllapa valley of
this county.
TACOMA— If J. W. Slayden's wishes
prevail, Tacoma and Pierce county will
have a building at tho Alaska-Yukon-
Paciflc exposition. Slayden is one of the
fair commissioners, and he thinks the
City of Destiny should foster this en
terprise to keep in the limelight. An ex
penditure of $75,000 for this purpose is
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 23.— Lorenzo
B; Lockard, supreme protector, air" the
other supreme officers of the Knights and
Ladies of Honor were ordered to appear
in the county court on a writ of man
damus filed on behalf of John D. O'Keefe,
the deposed grand protector of the Mis
souri grand lodge of the order, to show
cause why at the opening session of the
supreme lodge of the order here the Mis
souri grand lodge Is denied representa
At the annual meeting of the stockhold
ers of the Chicago, Indianapolis & Lou
isville Railway company here James Mur
dook of l»fayette and Morton F. Plant
of New York were re-elected directors
and Lewis W. Parker of Chicago was
elected a director to succeed Gilbert B.
Shaw of Chicago.
BEDFORD— Two of the Monon's largest
freight engines collided at Horseshoe
Bend, five miles north of here, tearing
up the track for 200 yards and badly
damaging the engines. The loss is esti
mated at $25,000. The crews jumped.
EVANSVILLE— WiIIiam Wilson, son of
J. R. Wilson, a wealthy farmer near
Corydon, Ky., while climbing over a
fence with a shotgun, was accidentally
shot in the left breast. The wound is
BOYDS, Md., Sept. 23.-James Boxall
of Boyds and Miss May Dlllehay of Sll
dell were married at Clarksburg In the
parsonage of the M. E. church south by
Rev. F. F. Neel. Mr. Boxalls waa di
vorced from his first wife about a year
A fire yesterday on the farm of B.
Dlxon at Urbana, near Hyattstown, de
stroyed a barn, corn shed and 1500 bush
els of wheat. Damage, $3500.
HYATTSVILLE, Md., Sept. 25.-Amos
Parquet, aged 18, nnd Grover Cleveland
Walker, aged 22, are In Marlboro Jail, the
former charged with burglary and the
latter as an accessory to the crime. It Is
charged that these men broke into tho
station of the Chesapeake Beach railway
at Chesapeake Junction.
CUMBERLAND— The Potomac Lumber
company organized by electing the fol
lowing officers: President, Urner G. Carl
of this city; vice president, John E. Har
vey of Gorman, Md., and secretary and
treasurer, William Harvey of Gorman.
Jacob F. Lee was made general manager.
Thirty arrests were made by Sheriff
Hamilton of this county arising out of
the holding up of a Cumberland & Penn
sylvania railroad miners' train last Thurs
day by a party of dissatisfied Italian
miners at Keeley mine.
LAUREL— Ira Brown, the 19-year-old
son of William Brown, residing In Anne
Arundel county, near Laurel, accidentally
shot himself, dying several hours later.
ANNAPOLIS— TeI Claude, the 10-year
old son of Mayor Gordon H. Claude of
this city, was knocked down and bruised
by a bicyclist. The boy was playing on
the street near his home. The rider did
not stop to find the extent of the injuries.
Over 4000 people were brought from Bal
timore to Annapolis this afternoon on the
steamers Louise, Emma Giles, Susque
hanna and Annapolis. Some excitement
was caused by a man and woman falling
overboard from the wharf at the foot of
Prince Georgo street. They left one of
the steamers and Jumped In a small boat
to row to a yacht. The boat lurched and
both went Into the water. They were
rescued without difficulty.
HAGERSTOWN— John Kaetzel, messen
ger at the Hagerstown bank, died as the
result of injuries sustained when he fell
Into a new building at the plant of the
Maryland Leather and Saddlery company,
Hagerstown, where he was employed.
CUMBERLAND-J. Philip Roman fur
nished bond in the sum of $1000 to appear
at a time to be fixed to answer the
charge of assault upon Col. George A.
Pearre. This state warrant was sworn
out by Mr. Pearre several days ago, and
Mr. Roman upon hearing of it gave him
self up and furnished the bond.
FREDERICK— Miss Ruth Rosanne Da
vis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin
H. Davis, and Gllmer Ray Flautt, son of
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Flautt, all of Fred
erick, were married at the home of the
bride's parents by Rev. A. J. Gill, pastor
of the Methodist Episcopal church.
ANNAPOLlS— Midshipmen Clarence C.
Riner and Oscar G. Salb, whose resigna
tions were accepted after they had been
recommended for dismissal by Superin
tendent Badger of the naval academy,
have not yet left the institution. The
resignations have been forwarded, but
will not be returned before tomorrow,
and possibly not before Friday.
PADUCAH, Ky., Sept. 23-Paducah's
wave of crime continues. Today an at
tempt to blow the safe of the Jackson
Foundry and Machine company was dis
covered. Several houses reported visited
by burglars last night.
MAYSVILLE-The Pearce will ease Is
now occupying the time of the Mason
circuit court. It is the most interesting
case of this session. L. Ed Penrce of
Lexington, a son of the late Charles D.
Pearce, Is trying to break the will of his
father, who left the bulk of his estate to
his son, Charles D. Pearce of this city,
and daughter, Mrs John Dodd of Louis
ville. The estate Involved is worth con
siderably over $100,000.
FRANKFORT-Chairman C. C. Mc-
Chord has called a meeting of the state
railroad commission for September 24, at
Glasgow, where a complaint from the
citizens of that city and section will be
heard. A petition has been presented to
the railroad commission requesting that
it order a reduction in passenger rates
on the Glasgow railroad which operates
between Glasgow junction and Glasgow.
The present rate per mile on this road
is five cents. The road Is only ten miles
in length.
MAYSVILLE— Bruce Rlngo, aged twen
ty-one, of Indianapolis, Ind., and Miss
Ethel Worthington, aged seventeen, of
Dover, were married here by County
Judge Newell.
NASHUA, N. H., Sept. 23.— At the Sep
tember term of the Hlllsboro superior
court an appenl was brought by New
Hampshire State Treasurer Solon A. Car
ter from a decision of Probate Judgo Ed
ward E. Parker, favoring the beneficiaries
under the will of Mrs. Susan E. Reed,
late of this city, who gave considerable
sums of money to the charitable organi
zations connected with the Main Street
M. E. church, to the King's Daughters'
Benevolent association and to Pennlchuck
lodge, I. O. O. F.
ANTRIM— A message from Saranac
Lake states that Nathan C. Jamesson,
Democratic candidate for governor last
year, is resting comfortably. Mr. Jame
son has been ill for some time.
Reports of his death published In two
or three newspapers were apparently due
to a confusion of names.
NELSON— An attempt Is being made to
raise money to preserve the old church
building in the center of the" town. The
number of permanent residents has so
diminished that the keeping of the build-
Ing in repair, In addition to other church
expenses, has become too heavy a bur
den for the townspeople.
NEW YORK, Sept. 23.— A subscription
fund Is being raised for the family of
William Eaton, a clerk in the postofflce,
who, although an invalid, heroically
saved two boys from drowning iind lost
his life from exposure. He was watching
boys bathe off the East Seventh street
pier when he saw John Schuck and
George Maloney being carried out by the
tide. Eaton plunged into the water and
succeeded In bringing both lads to the
As he lifted the second one to the lad
dor which leads to the pier flooring, he
fell back into the water. The watch
man at the pier went to his rescue in a
rowboat, but Eaton was dead when the
boat reached him. Eaton leaves a widow
and seven children.
4> RICHMOND, Va.. Sept. 23-LU,cy ?
•|> Ross, the str/nge motionless patient *
<f at the city hospital, died at 11:30 ?
•> this morning, after having been im- <•
<f> ecloiiß for 180 hours?. The case is not ?}•
+ the (lrst of the kind recorded, but In <•
4> quite rare. Lucy was a young ne- ?>
4> gress employed as domestic ln>the«|>
? family of David Whitehead. Eight *
4> days ago the was found lying un- <$•
4» conscious In a room of the house, ?>
«|» with unllghted gas iesulng from a Jet. <?
<fr There was nothing to Indicate any- *
? thing other than an ordinary case of <fr
<fr asphyxiation. The girl was re- ?
4» moved to the city hospital, but all +
? efforts to arouse her failed. The at- <&
<|> tempt was repeatedly made, not •!•
<|> only that day, but on succeeding •>
«? days'. For seven days and a half the *
4> patient lay absolutely motionless ex- 4*
•fr cept for the feeble action of the re- <•
4> spiratory mfcsclee, and the occasional *
<> opening and closing of the eyes. Not •>
<fr a limb wns moved, not the slightest «fr
«fr tremor was there to indicate that <J»
«|t life waa In the body, except tha •$•
4> faint breathing;. Dr. Strole, who <fr
•fr was In charge of the case, taid to- 4*
<f day that the patient became weaker <•
«fr and weaker as the gas poison grad- «fr
4» ually destroyed the red blood cor- 4>
4» puecles. When these corpuscles had <•
4> been completely disorganized death <§•
4» ensued. Many Richmond doctors <J»
<$? went to the hospital to observe the «(•
4> "motionless" patient. +
WINCHESTER, Va., Sept. 23.— John
Woomer, the aged stonemason who sev
eral years a^ro came Into notoriety by
digging his own grave in Mount Hebron
cemetery and afterward walling it up,
preparatory to his death, was stricken on
the street with paralysis today and Is In
a critical condition. Mr. Woomer is
nearly 80 years old and Is not expected to
live. He has requested that, in the event
of his death he be burled In the grave
dug by his own hands, and relatives will
carry out the old man's wish If the pres
ent attack proves fatal.
NORFOLK— In a letter addressed to the
committee of directors which arranged a
settlement of differences existing some
weeks ago between himself and Presi
dent Harry St. George Tucker of the
Jamestown exposition, James M. Barr re
quests to be relieved of his duties as
director general.
WARSAW— Fire this morning about S
o'clock destroyed the canning factory of
V. B. Hardwlck, at Acorn, Westmoreland
county, entailing a loss on building, ma
chinery and canned goods to the amount
of $8000. The fire had its origin from the
bursting of a gasoline pipe.
CULPEPER— Mrs. C. G. Mitchell,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Shot
'well of this city, died while at a hospital
in Richmond. She had been married only
three months when the disease for which
she was operated on developed Its alarm
ing symptoms. She was one of the pop
ular young ladles of Culpeper. Her body
will be brought here for burial.
PORTAGE, W|s., Sept.
county farmers have begun to harvest
the tobacco which has advanced furthest
toward maturity. The crop Is most un
even this year, for while some fields are
being harvested other patches have not
yet been topped.
NEW HOLSTElN— Citizens of this vil
lage have subscribed $20,000 to increase
the capital stock of the Lauson Manu
facturing company. This determines the
retention of the company in New Hol
steln, tho building of a large machine
shop and foimdry east of the depot with
a capacity for building 2000 to 3000 engines
a year, giving employment to 100 men
and the distribution of $5000 to $6000 every
month in wages.
MlLWAUKEE— lnvoluntary bankrupt
cy proceedings were instituted in the
United States court against the Visible
Typewriter company of Kenosha. Car
roll Atwood was appointed receiver on
application of Attorneys Ringer, Wlll
hartz and Lauer of Chicago.
MADISON— Freda Kenyon, aged 10
years, probably from the village of
Brooklyn at the boundary of Dane and
Green counties, was found asleep on the
doorstep of an east side residence last
night and brought to the police station.
FOND DU LAC— A 3-week-old girl was
left Sunday night upon the doorstep of
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Howard, who live in
South Byron, six miles south of here.
The child was found neatly tucked away
in a telescope vallso.
JACKSON, Miss., Sept. 14.-A divorce
suit of more than ordinary Interest is
that which Is now pending in the chan
cery court of Hinds county, the declara
tion being filed by Mrs. Aylono Bailey
Cox, sister of tho distinguished Mlssis
sipplan-Texan, Joseph W. Bailey, against
her husband, Peyton Cox. Mrs. Cox is
now In this city on a visit. In her bill
of complaint she sets forth tho fact of
her marriage to Mr. Cox In 1891 and of
tho birth of five children as a result of
the union.
GREENVILLE— S. Castleman, a mil
lionaire contractor and corporation presi
dent, has bepn fined $500 and sentenced to
a week in jail for violating an injunc
tion forbidding the laying of railroad
JACKSON— Tho grand jury of this
county has reported true bills against
every railroad In this state for their al
leged failure to file statements showing
tho number of passes Issued and to
whom, as the law directs.
OTTUMWA, lowa, Sept. 23.— One man
killed and two Injured is the result of a ,
Milwaukee engine running into a hand- ',
car on which the men were riding. The '
accident occurred near Farson. The en
gine backed into the handcar. The men !
were In the employ of the Milwaukee and ;
were on their way to their boarding
house when the accident occurred. Gast
was taken to the Ottumwa hospital.
IOWA ClTY— Destroying money and
endeavoring to escape, Mlsa Katie Lyon,
the Insane woman from Warren, Pa., re- J
cently captured by Sheriff Rowland, is '.
creating a sensation here. She burned j
up $370 in currency and tore up $2600 in
certificates of deposit, etc. The/ sheriff
grabbed the torn pieces and succeeded in
restoring them. Ti-u roman nearly i
choked to death in a fit of hysteria. Then i
she called for a priest, and on his arrival
repudiated him. She made a partly sue- ]
cessful effort to escape, but was caught. 1
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Sept. 23,-Jack
Kennedy of Kansas City, called th«
"quail hunter," now serving a twenty
five yenrs' sentence in the penitentiary
for holding up a St. Louis & San Fran
cisco passenger train at Macomb, Mo.,
seven years ago, will soon be a free man,
if the efforts of his friends succeed. J.
T. Neville, circuit judge; State Senator P.
M. McDavld and Dr. C. B. Elklns went
to Jeffer* >n City last night to appeal to
Governor Folk to pardon Kennedy. They
will, It is stated, make the claim that
Kennedy Is Innocent, producing new evi
BEVIER, Mo., Sept. 23.— A. C. Rlssler,
aged 63 years, a pioneer citizen of this
county, died this morning after an illness
of several months. He leaves a widow
and several children.
KANSAS ClTY— Hans Nelson, a shoe
dealer, 59 years old, died of heart disease
while seated In a chair at his store, 623
Kansas avenue, West Side. Mr. Nelson's
home was at 908 North Seventh street.
OSCEOLA— Saint Clair county voted, in
favor of local option. The majority in
favor of a "dry" county was between 800
and 550. In this town the majority was
85. The county has a normal vote of 4000.
About two-thirds of this was polled.
SPRINGFIELD— The deposition of Miss
Mary P. Brookfield, who was recently
dismissed as dean of women at Drury
college and who has since brought suit
against the board of trustees and two
members of the faculty for $5000 damages
for the alleged entering of her room in
McCullough cottage and removal of her
personal belongings in her absence, was,
taken before a notary public. Miss Brook
field also has a suit pending in a Justice's
court for $250 for being deprived of tha
use of her rooms by the college authori
ties. This case is set for trial tomorrow.
JEFFERSON ClTY— Governor Folk
commuted to a term ending October 1
the ten-year sentence of Leek Allen,
convicted of robbery and Jail-breaking in
Buchanan county in March, 1903.
The governor also commuted to a term
ending October 1, 1907, the tdn-year sen
tence of Mart Par.iam, sent to prison
from New Madrid county in September,
1905, for murder in the second degree.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Bept. 23. — Denver
was selected by the sovereign errand
londge of the Odd Fellows as the place
of meeting next year. General Manley
A. Raney of lowa was re-elected com
manding general of the Patriarchs
Militant and he has been the first offi
cer of that rank to wear the new in
signia of his office which was voted
by the grand lodge. The jewel will
consist of a bar and medallion of solid
gold studded with eight diamonds,
and valued at $500.
WINONA— Adolph Munson, a busi
ness man of Albert Lea. has been ar
rested on a charge of murdering a
woman with whom he had been liv
ing. Her name is Mrs. Clifford Julian
and it is said that she came from lowa.
During the dinner hour at the Com
mercial hotel the guests were startled
by a pistol shot on the second floor.
Mrs. Julian rushed from the room, blood
streaming from her breast, and shout
ing: "My husband has killed me," and
investigation showed that tho woman
had been shot through the heart. She
died while being taken to the hospital.
DUX.UTH — The directors of the North
Butte and Calumet and Arizona decided
to curtail the production of their copper
mines 50 per cent. This will mean a
reduction of 700 tons a day at the Calu
met and Arizona mines and 500 at the
North Butte. The Calumet and Alizona
is one of the leading- producers at Bis
bee, Ariz., and the North Butte operates
large mines at Butte.
ST. PAUL — Operating 1 officials of the
five railways involved In the strike of
bollermakers, the Great Northern, the
Northern Pacific, the Chicago Great
Western, the Chicago, St. Paul, Min
neapolis & Omaha and the Minneapolis,
St. Paul & Bault Ste. Marie, formed an
organization to meet strike conditions.
The organization will at once proceed
to fill the places vacated by strikers.
BILLINGS, Mont., Sept. 23.— Laurel was
practically wiped out by fire which de
stroyed the business center and which
would have destroyed the entire oity
had not dynamite been used. The loss Is
placed at between $150,000 and $250,000,
and the buildings destroyed Include the
bank, postofflce and two large general
merchandise stores.
VIRGINIA CITY— The eighteen months'
old son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lynch
fell headforemost into a five-gallon keg
and was drowned In six inches of water.
The father had left the child but a few
minutes before and when the mother
found the baby life was extinct.
BUTTE— Word from Virginia City says
that Joseph H. Levy, one of the best
known mining operators in Southern Mon
tana, and superintendent of the High
Bluff Mining company, died suddenly of
heart failure while driving alone in the
mountains. His corpse was found in the
buggy, the horse ambling along the road,
the reins being tightly clutched in the
fingers of the lifeless driver leaning back
on the seat.
DILLON-Robert H. Maekin was mis
taken for a bear while walking along the
tracks of the Oregojh Short Line near
Maiden Rock and was shot and seriously
wounded by a party of three miners on
a hunting expedition. Maekin says that
the miners rushed toward him when he
dropped und were about to empty an
other charge (tt shot into him when he
yelled. Then they expressed their great
regret. They gave no names. Maekin
lost much blood before medical aid was
secured and is In a critical condition.
PINE BLUFF, Ark., Sept. 25.-"A pletol
toter is an assassin who walks around
with a pistol In his pocket ready to kill
his fellow-man," was a atatemet made
to the grand Jury convened before '"ircuit
Judge A. B. Grace. He instruc
jury to indict every man found g
carrying a weapon.
LITTLE ROCK— U. S. Rea, former
trainmaster of the Choctaw's Indian
Territory division, has succeeded C. B.
Pratt of the Memphis-Little Rock divi
sion, who in turn succeeds Charles L.
Symonds as chief clerk to General Super
intendent Whlttenton of the Choctaw
PINE BLUFF— With the query, "Is
your name Alexander ?" Louis Franklin,
a negro, and killed Deputy Constable
C. A. Butler at Cornerstone.
The negro is being searched for by a
posse and if apDrehended will probably
be lynched

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