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UTAIN, Conn., Oct. 27.-Carrol
$, an Italian living at 157 East
(.xreet. was struck by a southbound
it train on the main line about 300
„; south of the Kelsey street crossing.
A «. Christian of Berlin attended him and
tpiad him removed «to the New Britain
hospital. It was found that he had got
a bad scalp wound and that two ribs on
his left side were broken.
NFW HAVEN-John Mai, a Guilford
farmer, was fined $500 and costs in the
superior court on the charge of man
slaughter. On April 12, 1907, Mai was
awakened by some one who was prowl
ing about his house at 3 o'clock in the
morning and, taking his gun. he investi
gated. The man did not answer when
Mai spoke to him and Mai thereupon
abot him, the man dying within a few
m'nutes. The neighborhood in which Mai
1/ ed had been annoyed by chlcWen
thieves and Mai supposed that he had
caugh* one of the criminals, but Investi
gation proved that the dead man was
an Insane person named Anderson who
had escaped from the hospital for the
lnsare at Mlddletown.
WATERBURY— Joseph Terrick, after a
battle with the blggeßt rattlesnake ever
Been If this part of Connecticut, is re
covering under the care of physicians. It
will bo some time before he will be able
to work.
Terrick was chopping on a mountain at
Brecon Falls when a rattler five feet
long ard nearly as thick as a man's
WTIJt sprang from under a log and fas
tened Its fangs in his trousers.
RICHMOND, Ind., Oct. 27.-The most
Important action that has yet marked
the session of the general conference of
American Friends was taken in the de
termination to place the American
Friends' board of foreign missions in
charge of all the foreign mission work
End taking it out of the hands of the in
dividual yearly meetings. k
TERRB HAUTE— The man teachers :n
the city schools have formed a club for
social and professional benefit.
The seniors of Rose Polytechnic will
give a dance at St. Mary's.
Mrs. W. W. Parsons and Mrs. C. R.
Dryer will represent the Women's club
at the meeting of the state federation in
Jefferson Laddin, mine bosss of the
Parke County Coal company's mine, was
fined for violation of the mining laws.
Reuben Shinn of Brazil was arrested
by * deputy revenue collector accused
of bootlegging.
Women from Heckland have preferred
charges against a saloon keeper there
named Morris for keeping open at night
after hours and on Sunday.
Edward Peyton fell fifty feet from a
wainu; tree without breaking a bone.
Louis Webster, a clerk In the postof
flce, has obtained a leave of absence to
teach Id the high school.
LURAY, Va., Oct. 27. -Edward Knott
of Luray shot and killed himself. Knott
was employed at the Luray tannery. He
secured a 32-caliber revolver and, holding
It against tho top of his head, discharged
'he weapon, causing instant death. No
use is assigned for the deeu. A re
¦kable feature of Knott's death is that
¦Uowed out in detail the suicide of
hla neighbors and who he assisted
¦Ing for burial.
Bishop and Mrs. Potter
', who have leased a resl
'Kfg the general convention
Episcopal church, en
«• Bishop Ferguson of
to entitled to a seat
» at the convention.
-;ing physician
suddenly of
farmora In
' years of
,urg; Miss
-sant; secre-
a j . Huntington ;
surham, Sisters
', r a Baptist minister,
Sof apoplexy. He was
_, 4 'and lived at Spencer, to
¦ c remains were taken after
'morial service, in which the
-,I'ptlst General Association, now
r aal session here, participated.
WARREN, R. 1.. Oct 27.— Massasoit,
the chief sachem of the Wampanoag
tribe of Indians, who died in 1661 and
who was the ruler over the Wampanoag
country, Including tracts of land In
Massachusetts and Rhode Island in 1621,
when the colonists made their first ap
pearance, was honored by the erection
of a tablet by the Rhode Island com
mission for marking historical sites over
the famous Massasoit spring on Baker
street In this town. Massasoit— the father
of King Philip, Alexander and another
son who was educated at Harvard col
lege was a great friend of the early
white settlers and probably saved the
colonists from annihilation some years
after tne landing of the pilgrims. The
tablet was unveiled by Princess Woot
or^Kapuske, or Charlotte L. Mitchell, of
Lakeville, a lineal descendant of Mas
NEWPORT— Richard T. Wilson ob
servtc" the 76th anniversary of his birth,
having a family dinner company. Those
present were his daughters, Mrs. Ogden
Goelet and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbllt, and
his son. Richard T. Wilson, jr. Mrs.
Wilson, sr., has lost her mind because
of old age and ls~no longer able to par
ticipate In even family functions.
7RYEBURG, Me., Oct. 27.— Rare pres
ence of mind and pluck of Miss Calista
Andrews of this town saved the life of
her lriend. Miss Ruth Kimball of
Lowell. Thiy were watching the con
struction of the dam at Swan's falls and
Miss KimbaU's skirls became caught In
a water wheel. Taking lr. the serious
n<fs of the situation. Miss Andrews
wuded into the river and, seizing one of
the paddlee of the wheel that furnished
power to th> larger wheel, held on until
workmen came to the rescue.
BATH— Tho activity in the shipyards
at Bain, which was once among the lead
:>ig cities lr. the United States In the
construction of vessels for the merchant
mnrine and nas always been looked upon
as one of America's first shipbuilding
cities, has oner renewed after a^long lull
by the recert award of the construction
of two torpeao boat destroyers to the
Bath iron works?. About $1,250,000 will be
received for them and more than 1000
men will be given employment in their
construction during the next two years.
BANGOR— The funeral of Arthur L.
Dakin of Somerville, Mass., formerly of
this city, who was killed by electricity
at the WeUfleet wireless station, was
held at the home of his uncle. The Rev.
Alvah Roy ocott of the Unitarian church
officiated. Among the floral offerings
was a wreath of orchids, rosee and lilies
of the valley from his associates of the
Wellfluet st:tiion.
BRATTLEBORO, Vt., Oct. 27.— The
Cheshire Express company was fined by
Judge Chamberlain of the superior
court now sitting in Keene, N. H., $290
for keeping liquor for sale. The char
ter was revoked and the property,
which stands in the name of Mrs. F. C.
Gale, was enjoined from being further
used as..-, place for liquor selling. The
officers of the Cheshire Express com
pany pleaded guilty to the charge for
which they were fined. F. C. Gale's at
torney said that Gale would probably
appear In Vermont some time next
week, give himself up and stand trial
on the charge of selling liquor in Ver
ST. ALBANS — Archibald Buchanan.
Jr., has resigned his position as super
intendent of motive power of the Cen
tral Vermont railway, to accept the po
sition of chief of the bureau of Inspec
tion with the new public service com
mission of the state of New York. Mr.
Buchanan will assume his new duties
on November 1, with headquarters at
Albany. He has been with the Cen
tral Vermont railway for about five
years, his headquarters being in this
BURLINGTON — Elaborate prepara
tions are in progress for the flfty
elghth annual convention of the Ver
mont State Veachers' association, which
will open at the Edmunds high school
building here Thursday afternoon, con
tinuing through Saturday. The visit
ing teachers, of whom some 800 are ex
pected from -.various parts of the state,
will be entertained at the homes of
Burlington people.
¦vith the
,8 the idea
. „• tier's succes
.at there will be
.Tie next governor,
./A— Patrolman Jo Ander-
himself in a bit of clev
#ork by which Charles Jones,
U clever cow stealer, will be
. to Justice down In Walker coun
ones, who is a neat looking white man,
/as trying to sell the bovine out on
Montgomery avenue, and the patrolman
became suspicious of him on account of
his actions. He placed the man and cow
under arrest at once.
SODDY— Miss Bruner of Athens is vis
iting her Bister, Mrs. Arwlne.
Rev. Smith is conducting a series of
meetings at the Second Presbyterian
Rev. Brown is expected soon to tako
charge of the work of the First Prsgby
terlan church.
Miss Bertha Hickman and Miss Grace
McGlll spent Sunday in Chattanooga.
The aid society of the First Presbyte
rian church will meet with Mrs. Paul
Thrasher Wednesday afternoon.
Miss Florence McAllster was In Daisy
Judge Mcßee returned from Chattanoo
ga Monday.
McCOOL, Neb., Oct. 27.— G. M. Snyder,
a ccal dealer of this place, made a dona
tion of a ton of coal to each of the five
churches of McCool. To obtain the coal
all the churches had to do was to pay
the drayage.
NEBRASKA CITY— Mrs. Lizzie Hill,
who died in the hospital here of Brlght's
disease, was burled from the Methodist
Episcopal church. The services were un
der the auspices of the Yeomen lodge.
VERDlGßlS— Elizabeth Hall Inflicted a
•vrund upon herself which will probably
prove, fatal. No cause whatever is known
for the act unless it can be attributed to
failing health caused by hard study.
YORK— At the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. E. M. Burke was held the marriage
of their daughter, Miss Selam Burke, and
James O. Thomas. Mr. Thomas Is en
gaged In the shoe business at Alliance,
whers they will make their home.
E/ VID ClTY— Politics have commenced
to bo'l over In Butler county. Both par
tita and. their candidates are out with
their coats off rustling votes. Both par
ties are claiming the election. Hard work
is being done to get the voters out on
election day.
NORTH PLATTE— Twenty-eight ma
chinists and twelve bollermakers are em
ployed at the local shops and several
more of each will be put to work aB
poon ap they can be secured. The work
ing force in the shops will soon be up to
its old time quota.
AINSWORTH- Alns worth is getting to
be quite a shipping point. F. A. Baldwin
shipper 1 , nine carloads of potatoes to east
ern markets and J. Sherman shipped a
carload of mules. There has been nearly
1000 bushels of Brown county potatoes
shipped from here this fall.
VIROQUA, Wis., Oct. 27.— While fight
ing with his younger brother for the
porFfssion of atfihotgun with which he
wished to kill a dog, Oscar Johnson,
aged 20, living three miles from Chase
burp, was instantly killed by the acci
dental discharge of the weapon.
The young man had fired at the dog
but had missed him. The brother, who
was trying to save the canine's life,
Jumpeo for the weapon, and In the scuffle
tii~.t ensued the remaining barrel was ex
ploded. The coroner's Jury rendered a
verdict that the shooting was accidental.
CRANDON-Arnold, son of W. W.
Wafie, was shot in the eye with an air
gun. He is liable to lose the sight of the
MILWAUKEE— The Evangelical gen
eral alliance adopted resolutions denounc
ing dancing, smoking, theater going, card
playing and all efforts to raise money by
questionable methods.
Thoughtless, prayerless marriages were
lamented. Ministers were required to re
fuse to officiate at marriages when one
of tht parties has been divorced on other
than scriptural grounds.
The report of the committee on ways
and means, recommending Increased sal
aries for ministers and presiding elders,
wap adopted. -•
ELOIT-In the mail of Acting Presi
de." i Collie of Belolt college was a check
fjr $291 for payment of a debt of |60 con
tracted by Dr. McParklnson, deceased, of
Ban Jose, Cal., when a student at Belolt
fifty-two years ago. The debt with inter
est was paid by Dr. McParklnson's estate
and upon his request.
CHEYENNE. Wyo., Oct. 27.— Fred Wil
son, the Union Pacific fireman who was
struck by an engine near Laramie, Is In
a satisfactory condition as can be ex
pected and his recovery is possible. As
soon as the gravity of Wilson's Injuries
was ascertained the railroad company
had him placed on a special train and
taken from Laramie to St. John's hos
pital in Cheyenne with all possible speed.
CHETENNB-The Union Pacific pay
car came in, having been delayed be
cause payment this month Is being made
In cash Instead of by check. More than
$150,000 was left in Cheyenne by the rail
road paymaster.
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ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 27.— The federal
circuit court of appeals yesterday handed
down a decision that the Colorado statute
prohibiting any foreign corporation from
prosecuting or defending a suit in that
state, unless It has been paid an annual
license of 2 cents for each $1000 of capital
stock is unconstitutional, if literally in
terpreted as to any corporation engaged
in Interstate commerce.
The court adds that the true construc
tion of the statute is that it was lnended
o govern Interstate commerce only. The
decision was rendered In a suit brought
by the United States Rubber company of
New Jersey against a Colorado shoe firm.
The court holds that the New Jersey cor
poration Is engaged in interstate com
merce which cannot be hampered by any
state. <»
BARNESVILLE, Minn., Oct. 26.— A
I,rnirie fire is devastating the northeast
ern part of Wilkln county, Minn., and
three farms have already been wiped out.
Tho damage thus far Is estimated at
DULUTH— lndians up along the Big
Fork river are in an ugly mood, and are
talking of beginning war on the white
pettlers, because one of their number, a
guide, was shot and seriously wounded by
Thomas Shannon, a hunter. Shannon,
¦who belongs in Minneapolis, went duck
hunting on Neb lake, employing Red
Thunder, a Chlppewa Indian, as guide.
Red Thunder managed to get in front of
Shannon Just as the latter fired at a
flock of mallards, and ever since has been
picking shot out of his skin. He is now
in his tepee on the shore of Neb lake
preaching a war of extermination against
hunters, agalnat all white men, In fact,
while Shannon has fled to Minneapolis.
LYON MOUNTAIN, N. V., Oct. 27.—
Orson Collins of Lower Chateaugay lake,
a well known .Adirondack guide, lost his
ifn In an effort to save one of his chil
dren whom he believed to have been left
b»hlnd when the family rushed from their
home which had taken fire.
BATH— The music and art store of
Charles Buck in Liberty street was
broken into. The thieves smashed the
cash register and secured $20 in money.
They also took graphophone records,
sheet music, violins, banjos and other
musical gooas, in all about $90.
SYRACUSE— The eighteenth annual
convention of the Societies^ for the Pre
vertion of Cruelty met here with about
fifty delegates in attendance, the first
sexton of which was devoted to the
S. P. C. C. work. Judge Robert J. Wil
l-in of Brooklyn, president of the asso
ciation, was i.i the chair. An address
by N. J. Walker, superintendent of the
Troy society, on "The Problem of Juvenile
Misdemeanants Under 16 Years of Age,"
called forth a warm discussion.
NEW YORK— Following a family row,
Mr. Isaiah Frank sued his sister. Mrs.
Louis Adler and her husband for a $405
doctor's bill. Dr. Frank testified before
Magistrate linger, and his father, mother,
fitter and brother appeared against him.
To make thu family party complete, Dr.
Frank had aw his attorney Samuel Frank,
who is his cousin.
MONTCLAJR, N. J., Oct. 27.— Because
he tried to slide down the banister In
Ihe primary building of the Central
school, Clai°nce Dukin, a schoolboy, is
suffering from concussion and shock and
Miss Anna H. Barnum. a teacher In the
school, is being attended for a broken
arm. Young Dukin started to go down
the banlste.- but lost his balance and
fe!l to the floor below, a distance of
about fifty feet. That he escaped in
itant death is considered remarkable, but
the doctor says that the boy will prob
ably recover. During the excitement
Miss Barnum rushed to the telephone to
call a physician and in doing so tripped
and fell, breaking her left arm in two
;3RIDGETON— A tree which Edward
Willis of Roadstown was chopping down
Ir. a 6wamp today fell over on him,
crushing several ribs, breaking his 6houl
dcr blade and causing other injuries. He
now lies at his home in a critical con
tFLEMINGTON— John V. McCann died
at his home here age 1 92 years. He was
tfce oldest resident of Flemlngton.
NASHUA, N. H., Oct. 27.— Rev. Maurice
rice J. Moher, assistant rector at the
Immaculate Conceptloh church, has be
gun a census of the Catholic residents of
his parish under the direction of Arch
bishop Glennon, who has been appointed
by the United States census bureau to
oversee a census of Catholics throughout
the country.
MANCHESTER— Arthur B. Eastman, a
well known milk dealer, filed a formal
complaint with SherlU Fred K. Ramßcy
against Clarence Sargent, local agent of
the Marchester Animal Rescue league,
alleg.ng that Mr. Sargent is acting with
out authority and collecting Illegal fees.
Mr Sargent was made a deputy sheriff
under former Sheriff Nat Doane, but was
not reappointed by Sheriff Ramsey. The
complaint Is the result of the seizure of
Mr. Eastman's horse in Auburn a few
dayß ago by Mr. Sargent.
PORTSMOUTH— James Canavar. died
nt hiu home on Coffin court as the result
of Injuries received by falling from an
apple tree on John Phelan's farm on
Islington road. He was a native of
Rochester and BO years of age. He leaves
a widow and one daughter.
. 27.— Plans have
Jnlted Presbyterian
jlebratlon In this city
/ihe fiftieth anniversary of
j of the denomination in this
The arrangements include the
•nen*. of 100 men to raise a dls
.ion fund of $2,000,000 before the date
the celebration. About $500,000 of> this
amount has already been subscribed.
SHAMOKIN, Pa., Oct. 26.— John Borah
found a rabbi^ in his home. He to
capture it, when a cat sprang on the
cottontail. Borah, in dragging the cat
away, was 1 clawed so badly that blood
poisoning developed and physicians think
that he will have to have his hand am
YORK— While John and William
Herec'ake, aged respectively 11 and 13
years, eons of John Heaschke of Dallas
town, were hunting rabbits In York town
ship a shotgun In the hands of William
discharged accidentally and entered
John's neck, klllii g him almost instantly.
LANSDOWNE— A. Culver Boyd, son of
Rev. William Boyd, pastor of the Lans
downe Presoyterlap church, was united in
marriage to Miss Eliza Gross of KuU
town, Pa. The bride taught In the local
public school for several years. The
g.-oom Is a n-.ember of the Philadelphia
and Dela vare county bars.
SCRANTON— Fourteen bottler* of this
city, arrested by the state constabulary
on the charge of selling beer over the
bar In violation of the law, were fined $100
each by Alderman Moody.
MAHANOY CITY-Before the eyes of
his eon, William Klstre, aged 53 years,,
waa dragged to a horrible death at Gil
berton co;il?ry. His coat caught in the
sc.-aper line and hia head and one leg
wire torn off.
READING — In court counsel for Dr.
Francis H. Brobst, president of the Tax
payers' league, filed a bill In equity
against the water department of this
city and all the water companies which
supply water to the suburbs, asking that
the court declare the contracts by which
city water is now sold to these suburban
companies voiu, and that the Reading
water commissioners and the city of
Reading be restrained from selling water
outside of their limits.
HAZELTON— Operation of the collieries
in the Lehigh coal field has been ham
pered the past week by the shortage of
cars. Not since early in the spring have
cars been so scarce. This is the time of
the year when the collieries need all the
cars they can get, owing to the great
demand for fuel.
YORK— Miss Gertrude Luella Strayer,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Strayer,
prominent West End residents, and Har
ry Arthur Frick of Philadelphia were
married by Rev. R. D. Clare.
WESTMINSTER, Md., Oct. 27.— At the
recent sittings of the registrars of voters
in this county the total number of names
addei to the lists by transfers and pegls
tratlon was 892 and the number 6tricken
off was 785 leaving a net gain of 107.
The total of names now on the registra
tion lists of ihe county Is 8482.
ANNAPOLlS— Midshipman Evan Carle
t'.n Howe of Mlllis, Miss., died at the
naval hospital here He was a member of
the fourth olass.. His death wll primar
ily from pn. umonla. with which he had
been sick for a week. Hla mother ar
rived here this morning.
WiHlam G. Glschel of Brooklyn, this
county, who was a candidate for the nom
ination for state senator in the Demo
cratic county convention and was de
feated, re-ftled a petition to be placed
on the official ballot as an Independent
candidate for state senator.
KASTON— MIsa Helen Reynolds Rude,
the youngerst daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Luwrence Rude of Tilghman, and Elmer
Cnldwell of Baltimore were married at
tl.e home of the bride's parents, "Idle
hour," near Tilghman, by Rev. Daniel
Wilson of the Methodist church of that
PONTIAC, Mich., Oct. 26.— 1n an auto
mcbilo accident here Harry Wood, aged
40. was killed, and Karl E. Smith, an
eutomobile tester for a local factory, had
hi* right arm broken. Smith was driving
home when Wood and three other men
usked for a ride. Smith took the men ln
:o his machine. While running about
forty miles an hour the automobile began
k- iddlng and Wood, unaccustomed to
riding in a machine, became frightened
ard grabbed the controller, swerving the
Hiuchine into the' ditch.
MORENCI— Arthur Onweller, a mer
chant of Lyons, 0., was killed in an
automobile accident this afternoon five
mile 3 east of this city. Mr. Onweller
had purchased a new automobile and was
taitinr his first ride in it. His wife and
tv,o children were In the. machine with
"While driving at high speed he lost con
trol of the machine in some way and It
ion into a deep ditch, turning turtle and
crv.sb.lng him to death beneath it. Mrs.
Onweller and one of the children, a boy,
were seriously hurt.
LITCHFIELD, 111., Oct. 27.— The Lucy
facer Aid society of the Unlversalist
cnuich will meet at the home of Mrs.
George Fisher.
The Ideal Girls of the Presbyterian
church will be entertained at the home
of Mrs. W. L. Webster.'
T. H Lane has returned home from
PEORIA( 111., Oct. 27.— Six hundred dis
tillery workers struck here yesterday for
higher wages, shorter hours and recogni
tion of the union.
SPRINGFIELD— J. F. Fltzpatrick of
Thayer, 111., was arrested charged with
making an assault upon Conductor Bert
Sides of the Illinois Traction system.
William J. Johnson, formerly employed
as » conductor on the McKlnley Interur-]
ban road, was arrested by Officer Ben
dure of the road at Catawlssa, Mo., on
the charge of larceny.
Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Kimble, prominent
residents of this city, celebrated their
fiftieth wedding anniversary.
Richard Burk, an employe of the Strlf
fler ice plant of this city, was stabbed
la tho back.
¦ ' CARMI— I.' D. Hack of the 1 Commercial
hotel ; has returned from ;a ¦ visit In St
Louis. [¦'¦ri"'-:'": J : ': :•,'¦-":¦'¦ '¦-"'• ' ' ¦ '•¦.'ii-"j
i I.yman Miller ; has i gone *to ; Davenport,
la., to spend the winter at school. '¦£-„.' f ;
'¦:, S. {¦ H. Cutting, -; special ¦ pension exam
iner, has been *»naferred to Si^SJffleld.
4, ; EVAN3VILLK. Ind., Oct. 27.— ?
? i Suspoctlne, . from " an . Intercepted " ; ?
? ; note, ¦. that his : daughter ! Ada was ?
•{• planning to ¦ elope, James ¦, Willis 4»
* hid In ' a rosebush under the !. win- •!•
? ' dow. v He waited until-, midnight, ?
<(( when Ada raised 'her window In :4*
«fr '; response to .-.' a ¦'. whistle '¦ from ¦ the ,4»
«> sidewalk.,, and' let' down a rope 4*
<• ladder. -- -' : r.--;-. -•'¦' v i '„". •$•
<> Willis stayed quiet until the lover,
<|> Albert Hall, had entered the yard «fr
* and had : embraced ] his sweetheart 4
<? ¦as ehes stepped . from i the .; ladder. <{•
«{> I Then • the enraged ' parent i pounced I <J>
+ upon Hali, and.. after pitching him +
* j Into the : rosebush, ¦ pulled ; him . out ?
? again and threw him over the yard «(•
* fence an 3 into the '¦ gutter. Hall *
4> picked h'.mself . up > and fled.' ¦. ... •;.?
? „ The daughter screamed : until the
<§> : neighbor rushed to the spot. , Her
4» ' father . explained to them and then " <|»
•fr led the young woman Inside. The «fr
? nelghborj said that the sounds of •?
* a slipper being applied vigorously : *
* could . be heard between the girl's • ?
? screams for mercy. . . ! ;' ' ?
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COLCUBUS, Ohio, Oct. 27.— Hereafter
no person In the state of Ohio can be
arrested on suspicion. Previous to
September' 24, 1906, the police of Col
umbus were in the habit of arresting
persons and charging them with being
suspicious characters. Judge Dillon
came to the conclusion that tho ordi
nance under which the police were act
ing was unconstitutional. The circuit
court today found that Judge Dillon
was correct In hla decision.
MILLERSBURG — Passenger train 809
on the Cleveland, Akron & Columbus
railroad ran doyn and killed William
Reese, 30 and single, between Killbuck
and Glenmont. The train was round
ing a sharp curve. Reese lived at
MASSILLON — John Warner, a promi
nent and well to do farmer living about
ten miles north of this city, awoke at
midnight to find his bank barn afire.
He dressed hurriedly and ran down In
to the yard, where he fell dead. Heart
d'.st-bse Is said to have been the cause.
FOSTORIA — Mrs. Elizabeth Whistler
attempted to cross the Lake Erie &
Western tracks on Main street ahead
of the west-bound passenger train due
at 6:20. She was struck by the pilot
and thrown back. Friendly hands
picked her up and carried her to a near
by bakery and later to her home. Her
skull was fractured, three ribs and her
right leg were broken, making recovery
COLUMBUS— Governor Harris has ap
pnlnte i J. W. Craine of Canton aB a mem
ber of the circuit court bench for the fifth
tltstrlct, to succeed Judge Thomas T. Mc-
Carty, who has resigned on account of
poor health The appointment was an
r.cuncsd. The new member of the bench
Is a reslden* of Canton, is a native of
Columblana county, 48 years old, a grad
unte of Mouiit Union college and is mar
ried. His wife Is now visiting In Okla
homa and does not even know that he
was a candidate for Judicial honors.
KENTON— After an all day session of
the directors of the Konton Gas and Elec
tric company difficulties between the
•local company and the Ohio Supply com
pany of Lima, which furnishes Kenton
with gas, were amicably adjusted and
the gas supply will not be turned off here
on November 30, as was ordered. The
¦Lima company charged that the meter at
the plant hare was being tampered with,
ard refused to sell any more gas to Ken
ton. The citizens took the matter up
ard urged the local company to adjuat
Use matter at one:.
CONNEAUT— The Ashtabula county
covention of the Woman's Christian
Temperance union closed after a flve
rlnj cession. Resolutions commending
Representative 'ti. W. Baldwin for his
tomperanca labors were adopted. The
next meeting will be held In 1908 at
WELLSTON-For the first time in the
history of lecal politics an Independent
ticket wil! be placed in the field. Six
petitions are being circulated, and up to
this hour 400 names have been secured.
I.ORAIN— The local political eituation
has been badly complicated by the en
trance of an Independent ticket Into the
field. The ticket is headed by Attorney
David H. Aiken, for mayor, and Is the
outgrowth ot a movement within the Re
puDllcan party for a mayoralty campaign
against Mayor King. Aiken Is nominated
on a petition of 1200 signatures, all
pledged to vote for him.
HOUSTON, Tex., Oct. 27.— The Planters
& Mechanics National bank, capitalized
at fCOO.OOO, and which, according to the
la-c statement, issued in August, reported
deposits of (11,000,000, has been absorbed
by tho Union Bank & Trust company.
The consolidated bank will continue as
a state institution.
NIXON, Tex., Oct. 27.— The church Bup
per given by the ladles of the Methodist
church was a grand success. It was
largely attended and the handsome sum
of $90 was netted.
LA GRANGE— Deputy Sheriff Will Loes
sin returned from Lockhart with William
McGrath, charged with the theft of a
horse and buggy at Schulenburg recently.
The horse, being tied to a hitching post,
was driven off in daytime and McGrath
was traced with it as far as Lullng. Here
the horss was traded for another one, and
he proceeded to Lockhart, where he stayed
until arrested. '
SAN ANTONlO— Sheriff John Ebers of
Pecos county, who is a cousin of Paul
Ebers, is In the city and is at the bedside
of the wounded man. He came in re
sponse to a telegram, and it is probable
that he will take charge of hla cousin's
Interests during his Illness. Mr. Ebers la
still alive and his physicians have hope of
his recovery.
HARWOOD— In the prime of life, Ed
ward Mills passed away at the age of 27
years. One year ago he contracted con
sumption, that resulted In death. He
leaves a father, mother and many loving
BRENHAM— Herman Neu of this city,
who Is salesman in the grocery establish
ment of W. T. Carrlngton has gone to
Llano, and from there will take a stage
for a 80-mlle trip into the country, where,
on next Thursday, he will be married to
Mlbs Amanda Donop.
CORPUS CHRISTI— Nine coachload* of
homeseekers from Chicago, Minneapolis,
lowa, Kansas City and other northern
points passed down the St. Louis, Browns
ville & Mexico road en route to i£o>
Brownsville country.
7'ACOMA, Oct. 27.— MaJ. Don G. Lovell
dropped dead of heart disease tonight
while attending a board meeting at ths
First Church of Chrlat, Scientist. He was
past commander of the department of
Washington and Alaska, G. A. R., a prom
inent member of the Loyal Legion. Maj.
Lovell was 66 years old and was born In
lonia, Mich., serving through the Civil
War with the Michigan troops, and after
the war with Custer. He came to Tacoma
In 1883 and had been a superior court
bailiff of late years.
TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 27.-Caught by
a. revolving shaft in the mill of the Puget
Sound Lumber company on the water
front. Thadieus H. Ward was beheaded
and every vestige of clothing was stripped
from his body. Hia head dropped Into
tie conveyor, which wae Idle at the time,
and the headless trunk fell to the floor,
three feet below. He had been an oiler
In the mill nearly two years. Ward
leaves a widow and six children.
EVERETT-A formal request was made
at a meeting of the chamber of commerce
for the immediate beginning of the har
bor Improvement work suggested by MaJ.
Chittenden and fathered by Congress
man Humphrey. The plan as suggested
by the United States engineer is to open
a deep-water channel from the mouth of
the Snohomish river to Lowell to make
possible the passage of sea-going vessels
v i the river so they can be loaded at t..a
mills. The request for harbor Improve
ments will also Include the completion
of the government Jetty.
WALLA WALLA— Senator Levl An
keny was run down by an automobile
ur'onglng v a man named Corkrum. on
the road to the fair. The back of hia
head was gashed and his legs were badly
bruised. He says the automobile did not
have a whistle or a bell. He is better
today and his Injuries are not as serious
as at first thought.
WALLA WALLA — Several robberies
during the week have kept the police
guessing. A suitcase, personal effects,
guessing. A suit case, personal baggage
checks, valued at $300, the property of C.
H. Lundesman of Spokane, were stolen
from the Dacres hotel. Forty pairs of
pants, two dozen shirts, two quilts and
$160 were stolen from the Bee Hive store.
Seven coats afid other personal propel ty
valued at $85 were stolen from John
Stack's residence. The office of the Walla
Walla Lumber company waa entered, but
nothing of any value was taken.
TACOMA— Benjamin Avery, who hail
been on trial three days in Judge Snell's
court charged with Insanity by his chil
dren, was declared sane by a Jury of
twelve men. The Jury was out less than
twenty minutes. The announcement of
the verdict was greeted with applause.
EV3RETT— Sheriff Beard has returned
from Wilbur with J. J. Wheeler, wanted
here on a charge of forgery. Last May
Wheeler waa said to have passed a bad
check on the American Tug Boat com
pany, and since that time the sheriff's
office has been searching for him. When
arrested Wheeler was enjoying the county
fair at Wilbur. Since passing the check
he has been at work in the harvest field.
KELSO— Adolph Kerp, 22 years old, who
was almost Instantly killed while em
ployed on the railway of the Ostrander
Railway & Timber company at Ostrander,
had been out of the hospital only thraa
weeks. He went there three months ago
on account of having a splinter drlvan,
through one of his legs.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 27.— Governor
Blanchard last night isued a call for an
extra session of the Louisiana assembly
on November 11. The extra session will
cons.'der the appointment of a committee
tc investigate port charges at New
Orleans in the recent strike of 11,000
l<vee workers, which it is estimated cost
the otate business interests a million dol
NEW ORLEANS. Cct. 27.— H. A. Len
dcs. president of Galveston's city com
nilsticn, has written Mayor Lohrman for
Information as to what steps have been
taken here to prevent '.he introduction of
the bubonic plague here. President Lan
des calls attention to the fact that the
chief source of infection is rats, and ,
wants to know if any plan has been
adopted in New Orleans to kill the ro
dei.ts brought in on ships from Infected
BHREVEPORT— It now^ develops that
James Sanborn is the name of tne young
man who killed himself by Jumping in
front of a Kansas City Southern train a
few miles south of here.
LAKE CHARLES— The Democratic par
ish committee met and fixed the Demo
cratic parish primary for January a,
1908, the same day as the sta'.e primaries.
Officers to be chosen are two representa
tives, sheriff, clerk, assessor coroner,
city Judge, city marshal, ten police Jurors
and Justices and constables for each
W The committee representing the Twelfth
senatorial district, comprising the par-
Is lies of Calcasleu and Cameron, met ana
Issued a formal call for a aenatorial pri
mary on the same day.
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