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ALL OF THE LATE NEWS FROM YOUR OLD HOME STATE
MISSOURI
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7.-The" reading of
voluminous extracts from the Woman's
Magazine and the Woman's Farm Jour
nal consumed today's session In the trial
of Edward C. Lewis on the charge wlih
misusing the malls in connection with tho
promoting of the Lewis People's United
States Bank.
ST. LOUlS— Councilman George C.
Linde, indicted on the charge of mal
loasance in office, declared that he was
unaware until recently that it was wrong
for the Llnde Carpet company, with
which he is connected, to take a con
tract for city work. He asserted h.9
would resign from his position as coun
cilman. A city ordinance makes It un
lawful for any city official to be financial
ly Interested In a city contract.
JOPLIN-Charged with violation of the
postal regulations, Dr. M. 11. Evans was
bound over to the federal grand jury by
United States Commissioner E. F. Koy
ion, the bond being fixed at $5,000. City
Physician F. E. Rohan is prosecuting
witness In the case. A postal card to
which Dr. Rohan took exception was
sent to him. Dr. Evans admits that he
wrote the card, but* that he did not mall
it.
HANNIBAL— In a quarrel between two
employes of the Hannibal Brewing com
pany last evening, William Smith stabbed
George Lavoe three times.
Captain Button and wife of the Volun
teers of America have arrived from St.
Louis to conduct a revival.
Mrs. John J. Conlon has gone to John
son, Ark., on a visit.
Rev. E. S. Graham has returned from
a meeting of the Illinois State Baptist
association at Marlon.
ROLLA— E. f». Jewel, who has recently
been in New Orleans, is visiting friends
in Rolla.
George W. Grayson of Orcmogo is the
guest of his brother, James Qrayson, In
the south part of thlfl county.
A. L. Davidson of Beaver has rented
the old Weber Mill property, and will
establish a spoke factory in the near fu
ture.
Dr. O. W. Stevens of St. Louis was In
this county this week making arrange
ments for building a. sanitarium near Ar
lington. The enterprise Is backed oy
prominent doctors In St. Louis.
Two hundred students are now regis
tered at the School of Mines. This Is the
record In the history of tha Institution.
OHIO
UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio, Nov. 7.-
Williatn R. Oppe, local agent of the Fort
Wayne & Hocking Valley railroad, was
chloroformed today by yeggmen while
asleep in his office and tho safe was ran
sacked. One hundred dollars in cash and
live hundred railroad tickets were takoa.
MARIETTA— John Sweeney, a married
man. 35 years old, narrowly escaped
lynching from a mob seeking revenge for
his assault on Anna Koon, a 14-year-old
Eirl. ,
Sweeney, who Is the father of five
children, was caught wltl» the child in
one of the buildings of the fair grounds,
which is situated in the residence dis
trict, where a crowd quickly collected,
and binding him with a jrepe, started for
the Muskingum river, bent on throwing
him In.
Tho police arrived in time to rescue him
!ind fought the crowd hack to the police
station, where only level-headed citizens
prevailed. The girl is in a precarious
condition.
YOUNGSTOWN— Notices have • been
posted to the effect that there will be a
readjustment made of the wages of tho,
tonnage men on Jan. 1. It is expected
that the tonnage men will make a de
mand for an increase in wages at thit
lime.
WASHINGTON C. H.— The defense in
the case of George Klrby, under indict
ment for the. alleged murder of Fred
Merchant, is objecting strenuously to the
ndmisslon of a so-called dying declara
tion of the dead man which has been in
troduced by the state.
For two days witnesses have been ex
amined on this point alone and Judge
Newby announces that he will render his
rteclslon tomorrow morning. It Is sup
posed that this antemortem statement
will shed considerable light upon the
cause of the tragedy.
The young widow 01! the deceased, a
beautiful brunette, was present at the
trial today for the first time. She was
clad in deep mourning and attracted
much attention and sympathy
TENNESSEE
KNOXVILLE, Term., Nov. 7.— More
than 100 saloons In Knoxvlllo closed as a
result of the application of a legislative
act by which cities of Tennesee can re
incorporate without having the saloon.
During the few hours preceding the clos
ing of the saloons whisky was sold at
any price.
.SEWANEE— Robert M. Dubose, secre
tary of the University of the South, died.
JASPER— Marvin Catron, a former resi
dent of this place, but now of Chatta
nooga, was here last week.
R. G. Hoge was In Chattanooga Friday
and Saturday
Polk Tarkater of Rockwoo'l was here
the first of the week, the guest of his
brother-in-law, A. L. Spears.
Mrs. W. E. Rinker and daughter,
Kathleen, of Cleveland are here th's
week the (guests of relatives.
T. A. Havron was 1;- Whitwell the first
of the week, the guest of his brother,
S. L. Havron.
T. S. Turner of Greenevillo was here
this week, the guest of his family,
j W. McLaughlln, who is doing contract
work at Mount Pleasant, Is visiting h'.s
family here this week.
Ernest Pryor was the gueßt of his sis
ter. Miss Verna Pryor, in Whiteside on
Saturday and Sunday.
NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLAREMONT, N. H., Nov. 7.— As tho
result of thirty-six hours' contlnfms
rain the Connecticut river has risen
nearly eight feet, a record not equaled
in many years at this season. Sugar river
his risen all day. and trains on the Con
cord & Claremont branch were delayed
by a washout near Chandlers.
PORTSMOUTH— Cyrille Gloleau of Der
ry, who shot and killed his son, pleaded
guilty of manslaughter and was sen
tenced to not less than twelve nor more
than seventeen years in state prison. The
prisoner claimed his life had been In
danger many times.
CONCORD— A conference of. the auxi
liaries and contributing societies of tho
New Hampshire Cent Institution and
Home Missionary union was held here.
]'he Rev. B. R. Smith, the new secretary
jf the New Hampshire Home Missionary
society, made a brief address, and Miss
Annie McFarland gave a report from the
latlonal federation of state organizations
it Cleveland.
MAN HAS TWO WIVES
LIVING IN SAME HOUSE
«J» 6EDALIA, Mo., Nov. 7.— 811 a Flor- <f»
+ ence Smith, 17 years old, a pretty <J»
<• southern girl, who became the bride 4»
? of a man already married, and for +
•£• three weeks lived in tin- same house +
<• with the first wife, Is anxious to re- •{•
H' turn to her home In Flnley, Term. *
? During her stay at the home of A, <?
<i H. Hall she was known as the niece <?
*of Hall. The '.awful wife of Hall did *
4> not suspect until Hall was arreßted. «fr
* He is 38 years old, and his first wife <f
<> is 40. They have two daughters, 7 ?
•:¦ and 9 years old. 4*
•;- Hall got his second wife through 4*
«{• an advertisement In a matrimonial «J»
•J. paper. Three weeks ago the niece •>
«(t arrived. The women became fast <fr
v friends. In tome way news reached •£
«fr the little Tennessee town that Ella ?
<• Florence Smith's husband was a mar- <fr
4> ried man. The girl's father wired <|»
«(» here to Sheriff Scheckard, who sent <?
•y back the Information that Hall had a •>
<J* wife and two uaughters. «|»
WISCONSIN
WAUKESHA, W13., Nov. 7.— James Hay
of Oconomowoc died suddenly at Fred
Goerke'e hotel, three miles from the city
In the town of Brookfield, on his return
from a trip to Milwaukee, where he had
taken a load of chickens and eggs.
• MA^xSON, Wls., Nov. 7.— The date of
the Hamilton contest, one of the most
Important Intercollegiate oratorical con
tests in the west, has been fixed as Jan
uary 11 and Wisconsin will be repre
sented by Carl N. Hill, a middle law
scnool student of Spring Green.
MADISON— "If property owners of Wis
consin would make a careful examina
tion of their heating apparatus before
starting their winter fires, they would
?ave thousands of dollars," said State
Fire Marshal T. M. Purtell. "During the
last ten days," he continued, "twenty
(ires caused from defective flues, entail-
Ing a loss of $10,600, have been reported to
my department. A little attention to fur
naces and heating plants just now would
prevent the waste of a large amount of
property by fire."
IRON MOUNTAIN— Because the air
brake refused to work a freight train of
twenty-four care ran away down a steep
hill at the yards of the Northwestern
railroad yesterday, and at the bottom of
iho hill struck a train of ten cars on a
sidetrack. The crew of both traine jumped,
the engineer being injured, but not se
riously. One locomotive and five loaded
cars were totally demolished by the col
lision.
MANITOWOC-Charglng that the Rev.
Peter Andrew Mutz, ojeceased, of St. Na
zianz neglected to fulfill a promise made
tun years ago of bequeathing a chare of
his estate to Elizabeth Burger in return
lor her services as housekeeper, heirs of
the woman, who Is. also dead, have filed
a claim against the estate and a contest
Is belrg waged in probate court, the hear
ing having been etarted today, t
OCONOMOWOC— DanieI McMahon, Jr.
accidentally shot himself In the thlnrh
while cleaning his rifle preparatory to
etarting on a hunting trip.
MARINETTE— A breach of promise suit
was started here by Miss Alvina Ladu
sler, a clerk in a local department store,
against JuliuS Behrendt of this city. The
plaintiff asks damages of $10,000. Beh
rendt was married recently to Miss Kath
ryn Shannon, a hair dresser and masseur
of this city. At that time it is alleged
he was engaged to be married to Mlsa
Ladusler. She did not know of Beh
rendt's marriage until sho heard It from
the groom himself.
MANITOWOC— The golden Jubilee an
niversary of St. Paul's Methodist Epis
copal church will be celebrated July 10,
1908. Special services will continue a
week and in connection with the observ
ance It is hoped a movement may be
started for the erection of a new church.
CHIPPEWA FALLS— Tho Northern
Wllsconsin Farmers' association met at
Hayward November 1 to decide the fate
of the car Grassland, which has been
advertising this section of the state dur
ing the last few years. The railroads are
now not allowed to carry the car free
of charge.
MlLWAUKEE— lnvestigation into the
loss of approximately $24,000 from the
railway depot office of the United States
Express company in this city shows that
the money was probably taken by an
employe. The thief apparently had
knowledge of the combination of a large
safe in the office. None of the employes
is missing.
PENNSYLVANIA
PITTSBURGH Nov. 7.— Forrest R. Nich
ols, former secretary of W. H. Andrews,
territorial delegate to congress from New
Mexico, was found not guilty In the
United States district court today of tho
charges of aiding and abetting Cashier
Clarke In wrecking tho Enterprise Na
tional bank of Allegheny about two years
ago. The case was the last of the many
growing out of the sensational failure.
Others implicated were convicted.
TAMAQUA, Pa., Nov. 7.— A report was
current today that a plan Is on foot for
the running of a great tunnel from Nan
ticoke to Tamaqua, a distance of twenty
eight miles, via Hazleton, for the trans
portation of coal over a third rail sys
tem, besides being used as a drainage
for all the mines between this place and
Nanticoke.
GREENSBURK-The members of the
state constaublary were summoned to
Export, Pa., a coal mining village near
here, on account of a strike at the mines
of the Westmoreland Coal company.
About 600 miners went out and the en-,
tiro vicinity is thrown into a state of ex
citement.
DARBY— Leigh Hunt Shrlgley of this
borough, assistant cashier of the Frank
lin National bank of Philadelphia, was
married to Miss Mary Wrlgley Scatchard
of Germantown at the First Baptist
church of Germantown. Harry Parks of
Moore street, this borough, and Miss
Ethel Marsden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
James S. Marsden of Colwyn, were mar
ried at St. James" P. E. church, Kingses
slng.
HAZLETON— Warrants were sworn out
today against John 9harkey, William
Carlln, Peter Dougherty, Thomas Ren
shaw, Charles Gallagher and Jacob Get
tlnger,' school directors of Hazel town
ship, charging them with conspiracy.
They entered bail in $500 each for court.
The charges were brought by a com
mittee of property owners who are fight
ing for a reduction of the tax rate, which
Is claimed to be excessive.
NORRISTOWN— James Terry, proprie
tor of a restaurant and barber shop, has
been held for court by Burgess Roberts
charged with conducting a gambling es
tablishment at his place of business on
East Main street. William Cook testified
that he lost 141 shooting craps in the de
fendant's plaoe.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 8, 1907.
TEXAS
DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 7.— Governor
Thomas M. Campbell has been sued in a
Justice court of Meridian for $100, , tha
price of two hound puppies sold to him
by a boy from the hill regions of Bosque
county.** It Is claimed that Governor
Campbell purchased the dogs for a joko
while speaking at Meridian on October
14. The dogs were shipped to him and
he ordered them snipped back. The boy
claims that he has any number of wit
nesses to testify that the governor agreed
to give him $100 for the dogs.
BEAUMONT— There has been no news
from San Augustine. The three addi
tional rangers who were' requested by
Capt. Rogers are now at San Augustine
Letters from Sari Augustine to friends In
this city disparage the Idea of serious
trouble there and insist that the trouble
Is wholly among Individuals. However,
It Is stated that about forty negroes have
left the town.
CAMERON-Dr. W. R. Newton was ar
rested upon Indictment of the grand Jury
charging him with killing Theodore
Horstman at Buckholts in August. He
was released upon making bond in the
sum of $110,000.
BAN ANTONIO— The entire main line
of the San Antonio & Aransas Pass be
tween San Antonio and Houston, a dis
tance of 238 miles, is to be relald with
heavy steel rails. This means a practical
rebuilding of the entire line. The steel
has been distributed along the track and
the work of placing It has been begun.
This will make the Sap a ttrst class lino
in every particular. The officers have,
ordered many passenger and freight car?,
which will be delivered early next year.
RQWNSVILLE-The police have dis
covered the mother of the new-born in
fant left at the barber shop of Felix
Cano two days ago. She is a poor woman
and gave the baby to the midwife, who in
turn passed- it on tcanother woman, who
took it to the barber Bhop. The woman
who left it with the barber has taken
possession of tne child and it is believed
she will rear It as her own.
OKLAHOMA
LAWTON, Okla., Nov. 7.— The Lawton
company of the Oklahoma national guard
patroled the court house square and ex
tra deputies armed with Winchesters re
mained in the Jail in order to frustrate
any attempt to lynch John Hopkins. John
Hopkins came here from Kingston, Mo.,
and attacked his wife with a hatchet
and threw carbolic acid on her. Her In
juries caused her death, and there were
threats that Hopkins would be lynched.
GUTHRIE— United States Marshal John
Abernathy, who "catches 'em alive," left
for Washington upon a summons from
the president, to discuss the matter of
federal appointments. It is generally be
lieved here that Abernathy will be re
appolnted, as will A. G. Porter, United
States marshal In the southern district
of Indian territory. Porter has also been
summoned to Washington.
MEDFORD— The 2-year-old daughter of
Mrs. Cord Young drank concentrated lye
and Is in a critical condition. The baby's
mouth and throat are severely burned,
and she may not recover.
After this injury the child was left
asleep in her cradle and was attacked by
a large rat. Tho rodent bit the child
several times and left only when fright
ened away by Mrs. Young, who heard the
child's cries. The child was covered with
blood from the wounds.
NORTH CAROLINA
RALEIGH, N. C, Nov. 7.— Judge Pur
nell of the federal court has placed the
Cape Fear Fishery company in receiv
ers' hands. The company is chattered
in New Jersey. The amount of nablll
tles is about $120,000. The order is re
turnable at Wilmington January 6.
SPENCER — Following the wreck of
No. 34, the Southern's fast passenger
train, at Greensboro last week, when
six persons were killed and twenty
others injured, it is learned the officials
of the Southern have taken a stand
against cigarette smoking. It is said
that no one hereafter will be employed
by the company who is known to be a
cigarette fiend. It Is not known that
smoking 1 had anything to do with the
wreck, but the action of the company
is significant. •
A PARADOX.
Manager— Has your new play plenty
of life In It?
Playwright— Sure. Why. eight people
are killed In the last two acts.
RIGHT HEAVY.
Novelist— l'm so ilaepy I can hardly
keep my eyes open, and I must finish
this chapter tonight.
HlB Wife-Wait till I ft the butoher"*
bill,' I'm sure that will ojhux your «jr«a.
table: or temperatures
Mln. Max.
Atlanta .".. 38 . ¦"><» *
I ¦¦¦» r. k .......:.... 42 62
Ilonton ............... no S8
lufTnlo 34 SO
Charleston ,' 4(1 . ' 66
riiluiiKo •. 34 44
Cincinnati N . ........... 84 43
Cleveland 88 48
Denver ¦ '42 * 72 '
Dulnth 32 40
Galveston "...".:.. 66 70
Jacksonville 4S 70
Knn»u« Cltr ......... 44 64
I.lttle Rock .......... 48 '. 70 1
New Orleans .54 70
New York ..-.48 n8
Oklahoma ............ r»2 ,'74
Omaha 42 64
Phoenix ... . . .'. .~. .'. . .". ' .-¦« . 84
I'll lil.iiiK 38 . 48
Pocntello .......'....:. 36 r 60
Portland/ Ore. 44 .54
St. liOul* 3H r.«
St. Paul 34 ' . 52
Salt Lake 42 . 00 '
San Antonio ¦ . . 52 .' 76
San Francisco /. .., 56 OS
Tacoinn '.44 56
Tonopah 44 r.O
\ Bxhlnjfton .......... 42 .10
VIRGINIA
NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 7.— Rev. T. J.
Brady, 65 years old, for thirty-seven
years recor of St. Paul's Catholic church
of Portsmouth, was stricken with paraly
sis. It Is announced that ne will recover.
He is physically helpless, his entire lelt
side being affected, but he has not lost
consciousness.
STAUNTON, Va., Nov. 7.— ln the cor
poration court A. Norton, proprietor of
the Eakleton hotel, was convicted of sell
ing liquor to minors and his license was
revoked by Jodge Holt. He was given
thirty days to dispose of his stock.
FREDERICKSBURG— WiIIiam Staples
of Brook, Stafford county, a section man
oa the Richmond, Frederlcksburg & Po
tomac railroad, fell from a handcar .while
returning from work and was so severely
injured that he died r.t the Mary Wash
ington hospital here. He was 25 years
old.
RICHMOND— J. P. Johnson was ar
rested charged with the stabbing, in the
vicinity of Mayo street, of Frederick Rich,
a sailor from the torredo boat destroyer
Worden, now In the harbor at Ports
mouth.
Johnson denies the charge, but the po
lice are confident that they have the right
man.' Rich says he was robbed of $76.
Ball was refused Johnson and he was
placed in a cell. He is supposed to be
under the Influence of some drug.
Rich had been drinking heavily at the
time of the fight. It Is believed that
Johnson Is one of the men with whom
he quarreled In a bar Just about the time
he was stabbed.
TAZEWELL — Eleven prisoners, all
white, escaped from the Jail here by cut
ting the cell bars and the bars to an out
side window. The work was quietly and
Ingeniously done.
Among those who escaped were Addlson
Beavers, charged with the murder of his
father last spring, and Tackatt and Jeff
Hamilton, charged with murder in Bu
chanan county and brought here for
safekeeping. The other prisoners were
serving terms for minor offenses. Every
effort .possible Is being made to appror
hend the prisoners.
NORFOLK— The vast Norfolk county
trucking- belt had its first heavy frost,
and the fall snap bean, green pea and
Irish potato Crops suffered greatly. _
The stockholders of tho Norfolk Sc
iouthern railway decided to Issue first
mortgage and refunding bonds to the ex
tent of $25,000,000, for which the Trust
Company of America will be trustee.
CLIFTON FORGE— C. A. May died at
the Chesapeake & Ohio hospital here from
the effectß of a knife wound reoelved at
the hands of John Tufner in a quarrel.
HARRISBURG— The People's bank of
Harrlsburg ,has been formally organized
here by the election of the following of
ficers: James E. Reherd. president; Thus.
P. Beery, vice president; James E. R<s
herd, Isaac N. Beery, J. Luther Hopkins.
Albert P. Eller. Thomas P. Beery, Thoi.
J. Martin. E. X. Miller and J. N. Mohler,
directors. The minimum capital stock Is
to be $100,000, with a maximum of $250,000.
Over $100,000 has been subscribed.
GOOD TITLE.
Ruyters Kramp— l'm writing a history
of the gas company. Can you suggest a
suitable title? '
Henry Wise- Yea; "The Charge of th«
Light Brigade."
The Novelist — Did "opportunity" ever
knock upon your door?
The Post -If It did. It must have b««n
dliguiaed as a wait.
WASHINGTON
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 7.— The Sun
day closing fight waa renewed after
months of quiet. Warrants for five saloon
keepers were sworn out by representa
tives of the Anti-Saloon league, charging
them with having sold liquor on Sunday.
Two of the mm arrested arc agents of
breweries controlling a large number of
saloons. The city officials are not In
sympathy with the movement, though
favoring other saloon reforms recently
adopted here.
SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 7.-F. C. Mor
rison, a conductor on the Interurbm
railroad, was shot and painfully wounded
by Alexander Lamore, a French Canadian,
because there was no seat nn tho Renton
car for him. The bullet struck Morrison
behind the right ear ana lodged In his
neck. His condition Is no. considered
serious.
OLYMPTA— State land Commissioner
E. W. Ross and M. i . Piles, member of
the state board of control, have brought
mandamus proceedings, which will be
heard In the superior court, against the
state auditor for an increase in salary
granted by the last legislature.
TACOMA— Both of Conductor Frank
Martin's legs were broken and he waß
probably fatally injured, and Motorman
John Lincoln suffered Internal Injuries of
a serious nature In a rear-end collision
between McKlnley and P street electric
cars In front of the Northern Pacific
passenger depot shortly after midnight.
ABERDEEN— The Aberdeen chamber of
commerce will, in the ne: .• future, start
on a new campaign of advertising and
boosting the Gray's Harbor country. New
methods will be adopted and effort will
be made to make Aberdeen one of the
most widely known cities of the Pacific
coast. H. W. Wart o.' the Rochester (N.
V.) chamber of commerce has been en
gaged to handle the worn arid will enter
upon his duties this week.
NORTH YAKlMA— Ernest A. Cleve
land, who owns a ranch In the Naches
valley, has cleaned up seventy-five tons
of Burbank potatoes from his three-acre
patch. The spuds are of the finest qual
ity and of great size. In the local mar
ket they are worth $17 a ton, which
gives Cleveland a return of $1275 or $125
an acre.
EVERETT— JuIius Eskola Is the name
of a suicide whose body was found in
Deadwater slough. He was employed
here in the smelter and told his friends
that he would kill himself.
WALLA WALLA— Thirteen men were
released from the penitentiary on parole
as follows: George Bailey of Seattle; F.
A. Thompson of Walla Walla, forgery;
Charles Corbett of Everett, forgery; John
Massam of Walla Walla, larceny; F. G.
Glfford of Whitman county, forgery; J.
H. Beauchamp of King county, larceny;
George H. Noyes of Okanogan, embezzle
ment; Myrtle Felter of Lewis county,
grand larceny; J. W. Conrad of Okano
gan, assault; James Boggam of Asotln,
horse stealing; Manuel Douett of Pierce
county, perjury; R. L. Goodlng of Spo
kane, larceny; J. H. Thompson of Co
lumbia county, assault.
EUREKA— According to J. K. Gardner
of Ridgeway, Pa., a deal for the Henry
tract of timber, consisting of 32.000 acres
on Big Lagoon. In Northern Humboldt
county, practically has been consum
mated. It Is understood that R. B. Whee
ler of Warren, Pa., is the purchaser. R.
D. Jones, president of the Humtoldt
Shingle Mill company, consummated^ the
deal and the price paid Is said to have
reached the $4,000,000 mark.
ABERDEEN— S. A. Paul, the "cfald
foot" suicide who has been serving a
thirty-day sentence in the city bastile
for carrying concealed weapons, departed
from the jail without giving any notice
while the Jail was being fumigated.
SOUTH DAKOTA
SIOUX FALLS— In accordance with an
application filed in the United States
court in this city by H. H. Westlnghouae
& Atha Steel Casting company of Penn
sylvania, ifpon a proper showing in sup
port of Its application, Judge Carla.id
has appointed receivers for the property
of the Westinghouse Electric and Manu
facturing company in South Dakota. This
will make It possible to continue the work
at the mica mines in tho Black Hills
The defendant company is organized un
der the laws of Pennsylvania.
The Novelist— They sar that ra*-tlm»
songs ruin the voice.
The Musician— Never heard any ons
with a voice try to sing one.
¦ ANNOTINO RHYMES.
Scribbler— l'm disgusted with postry.
Spacer— What's the matter?
Scribbler— l started to writ* a sonnet
to my lady's dimple, and the only
rhymes I could ««t wers plrupls and
simple.
MOURNERS ARE GREETED
BY SUPPOSED DEAD MAN
» PAWTUCKKT, R. 1., Nov. 7. -John *
!» Chalot, a motorman, wag mildly cur- 4>
¦t prised this afternoon when, on an- 4>
h sweting a ring at the door, he opened ?
't It to find a delegation of his fallow- <fr
• employes, wearing the inflgnla of +
l> mourning on their arm?, and carrying <fr
• a large floral piece as a funeral offer- ?
't Ing. They had come to attend his 4>
funeral, and If Chalot was surprised <fr
? when he opened the door and saw «fr
t them, they were doubly surprised *
¦t when he opened the door, for they *
V suposed him dead. ?
't Saturday a John Chalot died In 4>
l> Pawtucket, and his death was re- <j>
i- corded In the papere of the following *
k day. The railroad r.-.en did" not for a <?
k moment think but that It was their <f
'< fel'.ow-employe, who had been oft on «>
V sick leave for several days, and as <fr
[• soon as they read of the death they 4»
l> called a hurried meeting. Resolu- «fr
\ tiong of sympathy were adopted to be «fr
k presented to the widow of the motor- ?
k man and a committee was delegated ?
V to attend the funeral today, a col- 4»
V lection also being taken to purchase <•
i> a funeral piece. 4*
't Today the members of the commit- 4>
k tee, dressed In their soberest clothes, 4>
k went sorrowfully to the Chalot home «(•
yat 156 Sabln street. There was no 4»
't Indication of mourning about the <%>
'» house, but the men were too en- 4»
(k grossed with their own feelings to *»
J> notice this, and the first Inkling of 4>
t> the mistake which they had made 4.
(• came when Chalot himself appeared <fr
r at the door before them. «£
GEORGIA
All former residents of Georgia are re
quested to meet at Assembly hall. Cham
ber of Commerce, Thursday night, Nov.
14. At that time steps will be taken to
perfect the organization of a Georgia so
ciety.
ATLANTA, Nov. 7.-Dr. J. Lewis
Browne, organlßt of the Sacred Heart
church, was arrested last night charged
with attempting to shoot Father Gunn,
the priest in charge of the church. It is
stated Dr. Browne had been drinking.
He conducted the musical festival at
Cincinnati last year and was one of the
organists In the great recital at the St.
Louis world's fair.
The state railroad commission issued
orders prohibiting free transportation of
freight or passengers by railroads within
the state, except as under the Hepburn
law governing interstate commerce. The
order also applies to express companies.
The orders tm into effect January 1.
MACON— Great progress in the mechan
ical arts and In agriculture by the ne
groes of Georgia Is shown by tfie exhib
its at the negro state fair, which opened
here. The exhibits, which are unusually
numerous and diversified, are all in place,
and the attendance at the opening day
was large. Mayor Bridges Smith of Ma
con delivered an address at the opening
exercises, in which he congratulated the
negro people of the state on the excellent
showing made. Booker T. Washington
delivered an address.
STATESBORO— After being sentenced
to life imprisonment Theodore Kasitch,
the Russian who was convicted here of
the murder of Mike Kaptusch, a fellow
countryman, broke a window sash and
got a cord, tied it to the top of the
window, then placed the cord around his
neck and jumped to death.
WYOMING
THERMOPOLIS, Wyo., Nov. 7.—Engi
neer Ensign with a large crew has been
at work several days running lines across
the state reserve to connect at Kirby
with ThermopoJls. Although numerous
reports have been circulated that the Bur
lington will not build to Thermopolis, the
fact remains that every preparation is
being made looking to the early extension
of the line to this place.
CHEYENNE— The Cheyenne Commer
cial club managers at a meeting Indorsed
the action taken by the Cheyenne banks
In adopting the plan of Issuing clearing
house certificates Instead of cash to de
positors. In all lines of business there
is a feeling of confidence and there Is
not the remotest possibility of a run being
attempted. The small depositors espe
cially are satisfied with present condi
tions.
GARLAND— WhiIe delivering papers in
a local saloon a few nights ago Lester
Thayer son of H. A. Thayer, was seri
ously bitten by a large bulldog. The
owner of the animal was compelled to
sever its windpipe before the brute would
loosen its hold on the boy's leg. The boy
may recover.
CODY— H. M. Crawford was instantly
killed at grading camp F while dumping
dirt from a scraper into a cement mixer.
He fell Into the mixing machinery and his
neck was broken.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.. Nov. 7.— C. E. Cot
ton, land agent of the Union Pacific rail
way, and who, during the last year made
a small fortune in handling dry farming
lands near Cheyenne on his own account,
and Miss Ora Daniel, a teacher in the
public schools, were quietly married. The
happy couple went to the western part
of the state to spend their honeymoon,
and will return to Cheyenne to reside.
B y/RON— W. T. Hatch, a prominent set
tler, died suddenly a few days ago of
blood poisoning. Two week 3 ago he ran
a rusty nail In his foot, and although
everything possible was done his suffer
ings were terrible. He leaves a wife and
children.
LARAMIE— Sir Horace Plunkett of Ire
land, a member of the British parliament
and a staunch supporter of Irish home
rule, has arrived at Boiler, west of
Laramlc.
ROCK SPRINGS— Charles Kovlumen, a
coal miner, was found dead near one Of
the mines here. His face and head were
cut and he was lying faco downward
Two broken whisky bottles near indicated
that Kovlumen had been struck with
t-em. Matt Maki, who was last seen
with Koviumen, has been arrested.
COLORADO
COLORADO SPRINGS— The adoption of
the $100 currency rule by the clearing
house association had no appreciable ef
fect on business conditions In this city.
Inquiry at the banks brought out the fact
that the deposits are exceeding the with
drawals. This is taken by business men
to be the strongest possible indication of
the feeling of strength and safety that
pervades 'the community.
CRIPPLE CREEK— The utmost confi
dence in the banking institutions of the
district has been shown by business. At
the close of banking hours the cash re
serve was slightly increased and deposits
largley so. Few availed themselves of
the |60 withdrawal privilege.
9
ILLINOIS
SPRINGFIELD, Nov. 7.-Judge Cartel
of the Illinois supreme court issued a
writ of supersedeas today permitting an
appeal in the case of Herman Billlk, who
was under sentence to be hanged in Chi
cago tomorrow for murder.
Governor Deneen appointed the follow
ing delegates to the international con
gress on tuberculosis, which will be held
In October, 1908, at Washington: Dr. J. A.
Egan of Springfield, secretary of tbe
state board of health; Dr. W. L. Baum
of Chicago, president of tho Illinois State
Medical society; Dr. A. E. Smith of Free
port, president of the Illinois Homeopa
thic Medical association, and Dr. C. H.
Merrltt of Alton, president of the Illinois
State Eclectic Medical association.
ROCK ISLAND, 111., Nov. 7.— Modern
Woodmen officials state that the society
will not lose through the operations oi
Cashier Frank Crocker of the Chariton,
lowa, First National bank, who commit
ted suicide. He was formerly head bank
er of the society and his bank held
$300,000 of the Woodmen's funds, which
was secured by bonds of $1,200,000.
PANA— Ernest Sanders was found
guilty of the murder of John Lundak in
the Pana city court and sentenced to
serve twenty-five years In the peniten
tiary. Sanders killed Lundak with a bil-
Ilaru cue In November, 1906.
ELGlN— During the absence of th«
night operator, Jay Voltz, robbers broke
open the cash drawer at the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul depot here, took
$170 in cash and an $80 check and escaped.
STERLING— Lugo Bondi and wife,
Italians, were adjudged guilty of man
slaughter for killing Mrs. Isadore Gen
netti. The killing took place July 13.
liimili was given a penitentiary term 0!
twenty years. His wife got fourteen.
AURORA— Dr. T. J. Allen, the "peanut
advocate," though feeling well on hit
fifteenth day of "goobers," has been
driven into another fast by the haunting
fear of scurvy. A pimple on his right
ear has caused the professor so much
enxlety that he resolved to eat nothing
for two days. He has Invented a new
word— "monodlet"— to fit those who sub
sist on one article of food only.
CHICAGO— The picture post card craze
reunited a family which had been sepa
rated for two years when Louis F. Non
nast received an illuminated card from
his son Henry, 24 years old, who disap
peared from home two years ago.
The post card was written from Sar
Francisco and simply said that the writei
was well and prosperous. The father had
offered $400 reward for a trace of the
boy.
STERLING— Lugo Bondi and his wife
were found guilty of murdering Mrs. Isa
dore Goneftl. Bondi was given a peni
tentiary term of twenty years; his wife
got fourteen years.
PEORIA— Frank W. Brooks, receiver
for C. V. Chandler of Macomb, filed his
report showing assets of $409,317.80 and
liabilities of $248,745.28. All creditors of
the two Chandler banks, one at Macomb
and the other at Colchester, will be paid
in full.
MARION— Peter Belford, 74 years old, v
cf Metropolis, 111., was struck by a Mis
souri Pacific train here and died. He
was captain of company F, Twenty-ninth
Illinois infantry, during the* Civil war.
KEWANEE— The Western Tube com
pany, which employs 4000 men here, an
nounced that it will give $5000 to the
Y. M. C. A. Thomas P. Pierce also
announced that he will give $1000 for an
art collection for the public library.
ROCKFORD— Rev. and Mrs. H. L. Mar
tin celeDrated the fifty-eighth anni.^r
sary of their wedding They were mar
ried in Mt. Morris and have since lived
In northern Illinois.
STERLING— Maurice D. John, editor
and proprietor of the Sterling Evening
Gazette, was married to Miss Minnie
Tabbert of Racine, Wis.
CAlßO— Cairo banks organized a clear
ing house with Charles Feucher, Jr., as
manager and will begin the Issuance of
clearing house certificates.
NEW YORK
NEW YORK, Nov. 7. — Controler Met!
announced that, because of financial
conditions, he has held up city con
tracts amounting to $23, 000,000. These
contracts have already been awarded,
but under the law the work cannot be
started until the controler registers the
contracts. It was learned today that a
number of contractors have begun
work without waiting for the control
er's office to register the'eontracts.
GOSHEN — Charles H. Rogers was
convicted of murder In the first degree
here for killing' Fred R. Olney near
Middletojvn October 6, 1905. Rogers is
also under indictment for the murder
of Willis Olney and Alice Ingerlck at
the same time. Justice Tompkins re
manded the prisoner for sentence on
Thursday.
YONKERS — The Yonkers street car
strike Is over and the conductors and
motormen are returning to work. The
company agrees to recognize the union
and to appoint an assistant superin
tendent taken from the ranks of the
men. The men demanded 25 cents an
hour, an increase of 2% cents.
HEMPSTEAD — William Henry Jay.
known as the "hermit miser," died.
He was apparently destitute, ami was
clothed in rags, but It Is reported taht
he was worth from $12,000 to $15,000.
He lived In a little, house on the old
Cherry Valley road, and was rarely
seen except when he went to a gro
cery for provisions.
VERMONT
BURLINGTON, Vt.. Nov. 7.— Vermont
Thanksgiving turkeys at 40 cents in the
Boston market, and scarce at the price,
is the expectation of breeders. Exposu-e
to a cold spring got In Its work month.)
ahead of the man with the ax this year,
and many hundreds of young gobblers
succumbed to colds, grip and pneumonia.
BRATTLEBORO— A landslide occurre-1
c mile this side of Wllllamsvllle. cutting
off all towns above that station from com
munication by wire and railroad. Owr
fifty feet of embankment of the Wejt
river branch of the railroad was washeJ
into the West river.
BENNINGTON— Arthur T. Wilson, while
at work on a cement Job In the cellar of
the Wllloughby block, was called to the
long-distance telephone and Informed that
his uncle, George A. Wilson, who died 111
Brighton last June, had made him prln -
cipal heir to an estate of $t»0,000. Wilson
returned to the cellar, picked up Ms
trowel and went to work again. He ¦nil l
finish his job before he goes. He Is about
35 years of age and has a wife and one
son.

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