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VOIiUMB 1 KOMHElt 12
AS PIRATES
JhoTirec Friends Crew May lie
tfiroiHloreil to Htmiii
THE BAND ANNIHILATED
Fifteen Unllanl Tcmiiih Ilglit to
v
llic llinl
SELL THEIR LIVES DEARLY
Tampa Fin Deo 88 Tho de
velopment In Cuban circles have
been startling niul Iho actors in the
recent sea tragedy who wore m lioard
Sic Threo Frlentiti arc badly fright-
cned over tlio gravity of tlio situation
In which they nave been lnoeil
Tliey Itml themsolvo instead of lin
ing In n dangerous position ns till
busters to lie In the unenviable
rouition of pirate and the wisest
Cuban heads have been summoned in
consultation Assistant Secietnry
of tlio Treasury Seott Wllkc was nt
tlfnv Wnl lnviKllirtillllir tint Itliitlnr
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p wiu niMiiiru m a iiismci
torncynt that place made detuutlun a
farce
Key Wctt Kin Dee 2HThc
lono Star company of the xililot
army of Wet Culm consist of llf
ten Tcas nharptdiootcrs perinhod to
n limn after heroically battling more
than live hours against vastly supe
rior Snnnlsli forces In liuar del Itlo
province killing double their own
munlier and wounding probably as
many more
llaianaollluiaki arc Jubilant pas
sengers arming here say over the
jicws of lint victory
A Cuban ImihI him olurvctt nwr
rinir del Itio lityThurwluy morning
and en Molpiiao sent two squad
rons o tawdry totttlmk it
After a running ItgU tint bawl
whlih proMsl to nttiKxl of flf
teen Texan was chacd Into n Ik1
ttc a bit of liuiiiiHiMk having only
one opening The Texan w lg
that thev were in u liolo retreated to
further end and fortified tliemmhw
liaalth lifhintl iKJine lug Uiwldcix
Tlie SaiiHh livoper dUmoiinlcd
y uud Mirrundod tliriu psntnug in a
T cTne braio Tcxaiw rcdnid and kept
up the light for more than Iho
Inure
Jly thai time six of the Alteon had
been killetl and four wounded while
twenty live Spaniards had been killed
nnd ten or more were wtHimlitli
A dag of truce wn mrnt In by tlio
punish mid the Tcxaiw were called
on to surrender but the Amerk aim
refiiMil with one aceord to lay down
their nruu lKMillng Wo rwnfiw
Jht Alacoo
This infuriated lh Swmsli ami
thcV fought with ronewwl llorcouoas
Twice they charged but the rapid
firing of the bnive little bond drove
ttiem back ly gotting n a high
mice behind tJio Ttixans position the
Spaniards wore enabled to Kiur In
ilrothit killetl nil but two of th
a
tliiwe
left
rhec two gnllaHtly continued to
igltt niul lieUl tiff the enemy an hour
longer
Then overcome ami unfuobloil by
IV wsof bltMMl llowing from iidiweu
they were cot to piece by
the SiuiunrtU
THE OWEHSBORO LYNCHING
AJuMly lHtlifrmuit Court
iUmiiiw tin Out rag
LllWHtnl 0 S
Wlllrh in
cnttiful In the Annul of
tlio State
ttrdro Ky D
to the
rcls Owoubtuo Imvn been
crowded all day by ptsoplo dicing
the tletalU of hist nighf lynching
awiiniiieoH that had
crthe nmiiy
tiiceu made both privately nml IHib
Hiclv by iillidnvita and otherwise in
open court that the negro murderer
Alfred Holt would receive a fair
pcnccable trial the fo f nul vi
Iciice bad nlimrtt died out 1 he
news that Holt had licoit hanged by a
mob therefore came in U nature o
a surprise to the general public his
i Himiiuh there is iibuiulaiit
iiiuuiiuki tni
iilMUL 1 hut liwasnoi n tvv
induiduals who a early
tv uuny
jrslnloy afternoon hml gdten
rn uiklng d wlmt was to occur
Acceding to Uio oallaml of ejo
j 1 1titrii
Utlli I1UL UIUI
Willie i - - A iPIUl
St from jail at SW uVlia k a W
ninged him U a tico on the
r yulunnlk illmtly
coun - f
Hi nil I lltl mil v --
cntrauco of the Hudd Hou e
lculiiK liolol ami l
11UXynoultwa3pdotly
the itwota Umt n mo
Ml Uperetl on
voul funn till- iff
in the
r murderora
of Uo mw
J isscmntyjail The rumor wo
i it
niiirclUo1 bysouiowho hoard
0UJ B0VWr
idgWfo
imi l J e ntitiinit
turn if I asuruii
II In made before morning to
referred to There
w ithe pruoners
- in iHWitiisUm
rxnun pjouor 7
v iiriHmitiomi
inn nicy iiv
lVtlolvloekanscv
iJSIVAl A tho door oftbe
jail ollleo tolling Doputy Jailor Ash
by that thej InuTn prisoner from tlio
country Vhcn lie opened the door
tlio men rushed in overpowered lilm
so ho sj j nad rocurcd the jail keys
which wore lying on tlio lloor iionr n
Jictl Thoy easily offeutctl an on
irauue to the Jail went straight to
Holts coll secured nnd bound him
lie pioailou for morey and win
knocked on tlio head by homo one In
the crowd At the Coroners inipiost
today n bail wound was discovered in
tlio top if Holts head also a cut
over tlio oyo Ho was possibly dead
when ho readied the fatal tre
thoiigh it is claimed that ho said Oh
lord wliou being pulled up by tlio
rope An oyo witness soys Holt was
dragged and carried from the Jail to
the tree Ho nt loast made no out
cry on the way
Holt was left hnnglng until shortly
bofore 7 oclock this mtirnlng when
he was cut down by Col Vnsli Holt
of Holt Ky on nn ordjr from tho
county judge nnd the hotly given
over to relative
Citieus generally condemn the
outrage Holts trial would proba
bly hnvt been concluded today ami
n ordict of death returned by tho
Jury
I he four other negroes jointly in
dicted with Holt were not molested
iiorweiothe two other negro iiiur
dercrtt coiiIIiilsI in jail Circuit
Judge Owen bitterly denounced the
crime in court today as a llngraut
contempt anil lawlct act Common
wualths AtUirnoy Howe says he will
sjmre no effortH to indict and convict
every member of the vo cullcd mob
The jury empaneled to try Holt
was brought into court by Deputy
Sheriff llercc j ealorduy morning at
J oclock After they had neatcd
thcmsclve Judge T Owen baid
to them that never in the annuls of
tho courts of this common wealth or
In tlw history of mobs in the state
had there been io fcnl outrage
perpctrntctl upon any court nor had
the law In on outragisl Hero was
in swsoioii the only court having Jur
isdiction for the trial of the highest
offence against tho Jaw and tho ac
cused in custody His trial was in
progres ami going forward with all
tho speed posftiblc consistent with
that deliberation which Is absolutely
nccesry for the attainment of the
etuis of jtisticr ami when the trial
lias been mate than half IliiUhcd the
prisoner was by an unknown uioh
taken from juit ami from custody of
tMllcers of the court ami hanged
When Holt was Indicted the court at
once set his isc down for trial at as
oarly a dat av practicable ami
every preparation needed wn made
for the trial Uu the tiny tlxcsl for
the trial a petition was prosuutotl br
the defendant accompanied by tho
allhlavits requiretl by law asking
for a change of toiiuo
This motion wm sjicodlly hoard
ami on tho hearing there were Iwcnty
stven wilnctmc iutriHlueeil by the
Ioiniuoiiweallh all of whom were
among the most suImUiiUhI and best
citiicus Soeral of them were putn
li olHcers and all tetilled umpiali
rloslly that in their opinion Holt
wtHiiil obtain a fair and impartial
trial in this county The testimony
being m over helming the ctmrt uu
hesitatingly ovcrrulesl the motion for
t change id cuuc coitftdcnllv rely
ing iiihiII tho good faith of all of the
citizens to insu re bitch a tiial ami
when the tlcfundant Hied an nllldait
for a continuance it was overruled
ami a Jury was sclcctml with greater
promptnees than he had over known
in hii connection with tho courts in
a case of that character
The trial was promptly gono into
nud was programing ra4illy so that
the ordinary excuse of iklay in the
administration of justice the action
of tho miiK was wholly absent In this
instance as hw trial woukl have been
cmletl In it ilny or two at the
crest
The court in conclusion said that
it would bo the duty of the grand
jury to investigate the matter nml if
possible to llntl out who comiKweil
the mob nud indict such poreous that
thoy may bo brought to Justice
Thcro have been inolw In this
county before but none had over
couimitlcil so great u outrage
Havana Suburbs lmcstcd
Havana Dec 28 The iusurgenU
Imvo been laskinti thtim lively for
tho small gun lions located in the
Biiburbs of Havann The rJpuisU
iMinrdi have been doubled on ac
count of tho uggrorisiyonoM recently
shown by tho insurgent sihs
Coiittht Will Not Itolnsbctl
LoAlngton Dcik S8 Cliairmaii
Ituberto says tho conttMl liioti aganui
Kluclor Sinllh will not lio piuliwl
Sinilli will bo nllowwl to take his hiwl
iu tho college without furthur protest
Kill McCoy Won
loliuiinofcliurg Africa Duo JH
Khl McCoy tin Amorioaii light
weight won a flvo thotuond tlollnr
pttrso iu a ton round light with Hilly
Doughorty yesterday The light
wtu wiiltMcCoy from tho Ural
Two Hiinkt C1hnc1
Clilcagu Deo 28 Tim Atltis
of thiiitlti was elod this
inoriiiug for purpojo a t UttJd ot
voluutnii liquidation Tba cltMiirw
of tho Allan was quickly followod by
tho failure of th Dlmo savings
Village DcMioycd Hy LumUlido
Home Deo 28 Tho village of
SantaAnna In tho Ali uiountalus
was defltroyod yeatordny by a bind
slitto uhloli ooiiipletulyouvelopQd and
i tivurod llioMlu of tlio ttuiot lltth
hamlet and rondorodlioiuulcw sovoral
liuudrtMl people whoao last eartiily
Mssusiou dinappoarml
ColV for the Cjihluut
lurkiiwburir W Vu Doo 3-
l U bta ml MMitively horu thutIudp
tlolf of IhU ulty has boan orforial u j
position Iu 111- cabinet of Provident
McKluley
THIRTY KILLED
Horrible Kitllroittl Disaster nt
Uuriicc Alnbituin
THE WORK OF FIENDS
Wlio Itcmovt it Hull on n Itrlilgo
Cittislng tlio llrltlgo to5le
Wuy
TRtIN FALLS 110 FEET TO 1HE RIVER
Itirmingliam Ala Dec 28 The
must disastrous railroad wreck known
to tho history of the Southern rail
road occurred yesterday on the llrl
arllold Ulooton nnd llinninglinin
branch at tho Cahabn river bridge
tioar Guruce
It wns tho result of a deliberate
fiendish not on the part of
miscreants whonroasycl unknown
A i ail bad been removed
from tho track over the river When
the wheels of tho engine struck the
point of tho missing rail itjmade
quick work of the bridge nud the en
tiro trniu crashed through a distnnce
of 110 feet into the tivcr The
wrecknge quickly took fire nud
mimed to tho waters edge
It was an nwful Bight to
wituciM the burning debris
knowing there were ninny
helpless victims being cremated Hut
nine people of tho entire number on
the train escaped tillve
The scene of tho disaster is twenty
seven miles from IHruiingliainiu Hibb
county near Guruce The ill fated
train consisting of an engine a bag
gage car and two coaches left here
OI TIUAI IIFPORT
Twculliic Known lo be Dead
niul Mlrvcn Injured
IHrniiiighaiu Ala Deo 28 Tho
railroad ollloiala f urnUhwl tho follow
ing Hat of dead ami woundwl hwt
night
map
Jaiiios Jolling of Guthrie Ky
Soijthorn Expro munsongor
Irtul Whjio of Diruiriighani en-
gineor
A 1 Council of Hlrinlugliaiii
Iouductur
iJoorgo Carney of lliriniughaui
Uaxinsu
K Webb d HirmiiiBhain
Mrs Hoary Hajuberry of Hir
uiiughati
lor two children
h W Martin of Hrook wood
K II llloiiu of HirililglUUCOlr
or ol iiiinUter
Miwi Idu Powora of Ulooton
I J Powers Hlooton
Mm Eiumii Iowors lllootonfl
liar two children
Mrs It ltttlw IJIooton
Mr tJarduer Hlooton
Ml3 Unnlncr HUiotou
Mrs Jjrdnor Hlooton
Duo boily unldontllloil supposed
to bo that of Tom Streutor colored
prUT on ho iraiu
r
Tills makes a total of twcnlyonc
killetl It is reported that men
others arc missing but the railroad
ofllclnls do not bclievo tlio report
The following were injured t
IKJURKD
Henry Hambcrry of Birmingham
seriously
K Kckels of Hclcnn slightly
Will Gardner of lllocton slightly
8am Stcwnrt of llirraingliatn col
ored fireman nrm broken
Andrew lllyson of lllocton fft
tally
Miss 1 tooth of lllocton slightly
Mrs lowclls child of lllocton
slightly
Mrs Wnlkcr nnd tlireo children of
Illocklon escaped only with bruijcs
Tho relief trnln from the sccno of
the wreck returned nt 9 oclock to
night nnd brought in ten of the
bodies Ten other corpses were left
nt lllocton nnd another at Hrook
wood where tho deceased resided
nearly all the bodies being horribly
burned They were in fact obar
rcd in mnny cases beyond recogni
tion nnd were Identified by means of
particles of clothing still clinging to
them or Jewelry One man It
ebb was identified by his watch
lixpress Messenger llolllngs charred
corpse was Identified by fragments of
overalls wLieh still clung to the legs
Ilic conductor nnd llngmnn were
identified by their caps
A During Ilscupc
iAMiisvillc Ky Dec 28 J A
Arrant a United States prisoner sen
tenced nt Memphis recently for coun
terfeiting nnd given n two years
term in the penitentiary leaped from
the Illinois Central limitetl train
running fifty five miles nn hour yes
terday morning and csenped The
tlnrlng escape was made near Hearer
Dnin Kv Arrant nas noi yei oeen
recaptured Mr 11 V Klliott the
deputy marshal ho had him in
charge Is at tho Willard hotel very
disconsolate although ho is not to
blame for Ids escape
tnwwviv
OUR RECORD SPEAKS
FOR ITSELF
Fur Kijrlily oiRlit Days Work Wu Submit the Follow-
inr
Six mile south of Cittrucc in
Enviitble Sliowiiijr
Circiilat Itiit of Sixteen Hundred on December 28 and
Increasing IM1V
Iaiiicaii Kv Dec 21 18U6
Wo tho undersigned Manager Circulator and Pressman
do hereby certify that there were printed and circulated this
day bv the Srs Piumsiiim Co alxtccn hundred copies of the
I iiu cvn Daiit Sis The samo were sent out to regular
iKina lltlu subscribers and our list is growing dally
1 M Fisiirk Manager
S A Him City Circulator
Ki Wbtiikuimuo lressman
SulKKirlbotl ami sworn to bofore mo I y tho abovo parties
this J6th tlay of December 18
r iaxtox notary luuuc
wC30 am It was one of tho
iTirmingham Minerals accommoda
tions which make a circuit of tho
mining towns iu the district Tlio
Hirmiiighani mineral being a branch
of the Louisville and Nashville sys
tem To make this circuit it must
uo abouteighteen miles of the South
ern Itailnny track from Curnee to
lllocton It wasoh tins stretch of
road that the wreak oceurrod
wilil nml mountainous country the
road crost tlio Cahaba rivor on a
troatlo 1000 feet long and on uu
iron bridgo 110 foot high The
bridge was built four yoars ago nnd
was regarded by experts as n very
milMtantial structure The Cahaba
is a shallow mountain stream with
high bluffs ou either side
nirmhighntu Deo uow
known that the number of livos lost
in the wreck at tJurnee yostenlay
was at leat thirty nd it is beliovetl
thure may yet be other bodies hi the
debris wmcli litis uoi uu ni -
OFF TO EDDYVILLE
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Frnnkfort Dec 28 There lias
been a renewal of senatorial talk here
iu the past two days The Hunter
teoplc aro lipping off again nn
early 1 miliary session They claim
that prossure of which tho governor
knows nothing aud for which ho is
not prepared will bo brought to bear
iu n few days It is very evident
Hint tho governor himself docs not
expect to call the session earlier than
iMnrchl
Thirteen Prisoners Carried
Away this Morning
Tcruid Itiiugo From One to Twen
ty Yearn Slv Deputies Ac
company Them
Sheriff Holland and deputies left at
8 oclock this morning for Eddjville
witli tlio thirteen prisoners convicted
at the term of circuit court just
closed Iho deputies were Con
ataivo AiuiersQii tinier uiucer tiiier
mau Phillips and J II lcc T A
Hryau Wes Cooksoy uud Jcorgo
ltoa
Tlio prlsonors wore i
Dick Clements atempted rape
twenty years
Charles Johusou graud larceny
nine years
Harrison Maxwell malicious cut
ting two years
John olnuldeu ami Will Cramer
robbery t liiiuc years cacji
Thomas Stsggs house breaking
three years
Collins breaking into a
room on n boat two yearj
Sea Tucker grand larceuy ono
year
John Iy Jones ltoiiso breaking j
eight ycara
Will Ilornbeak malicious cutting
ono and mo half years
Nick Muller perjury ono year
KdSmith uud Thomas Abbott
grand larceny flvo years each
Sheriff Holland went from Eddy
villo to Frnnkfort to complete his
DUttUlUCUt
A nice silt of fiiriiiirc for C qu
oasy payments at J W Iong
llro ueiy furniture iVore 203 and
2Q5 Soutlf Tblnl sta ot
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lADUOAII KENTUCKY MONDAY DjECKMDfiK 2H lllHi
thrI
-Left flint
L
TO ONE
WJlltamlU ccl Attacked JJy Tlireo
Men
WAS BADLY BEATEN UP
His Assailants Used llruss Kniicks
j
Tor Dead
NO ARRESTS MADE- SO FAR
Win Heed n well known young
man of nenr Oaks Marshall county
Is lying nt the point of death ns the
result of n most cowardly assault of
which lie was tho victim Inst Thurs
day night
Ho charges that his nssailnnls wore
Wwldinjr at the Commercial Ho 1
lei at Noon i
Mr Irnnk Smith Marries A Pop
ular Young Iidy of lu
Quoin
Mr K Kti Drcnnnn and Mi4
Daisy McCammon were marrictl at
high noon yesterday nt tho 100
cinl Hotel Kev Dr H II Johnson
of the Hroadway Methodist church
olllcialing Quite a crowd of frionds
nud relatives witncssesscd the cete
mony j
Mr Smith the
known barber son of Mr Martin
Smith was married yesterday at Da
Quoin 111 to Miss
that city The bride
of Kev J K Hold
First M E church
The ceremony was pc
1
J W Flint presiding elder
MAKKKTS
iltepo led Daily by LaeyGralntComiwry i
CiiivAiio Dec 28 May wheat
opened at its highest point
was 82 s and closed nt 82
May corn opened at 25 and
closed at 25 a
May oats opciicd at 20 20 and
closed all I7
January pork oponcd nt 700
b nnd closetlat STCOb
January lard opened at 180 j
aud closed at 380 2
Jan ribs opened at 377 and
closed at 3 80b
March cotton opened at GiG nml
closed ati85 G
Jau cotton opened at 08 1 and
closed at 007 8
Clearances of wheat for last week
aro 21 11825 bushos
Freight Trains Collide
Chatlauooga Tcnn Dee 28 A
collision occurred this morning be
tween two trains on the W A
railroad a few miles west of this
city resulting in the death of one en-
cincer and tho fatal injury of live
Dther train men
The Finest Lino of
Perfumes
CAM ON Hlil
NQ333 BROADWAY
THERES
John Itccd aud Jim Powers nud n
strange ronn It appears that n day i
or two before he niul Itccd hnd en 1
guged In a dilllculty nnd ho 0J I07 IJroutlvruy
pnoil tn rpoort tlin Intffr Tlinrailnv
night ho was returning from Carter a I ltl U Hun
mill when the three men waylaid him j
nnd knocked him out of tho buggy
witli n clno I hey then nt
tacked htm with brnss knucks nml
inflicted over twcuty llvo wounds on
his face iu addition to many injuries
on other portions of his body
The would be assassin left itccd In
the rond for dead but ho nftorwardi
recovered sulllcieutiy to crawl to the
nearest house and get help
So far the men Itccd Charges with
the assault hare uot been arrested
Recti is reported ns being iu a very
dangerous condition
MARRIA6ES YESTERDAY
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250 worth 350
200 worth 000
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125 worth 200
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remaining in our
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TO SfVE INVOICING
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HARDWARE AND STOVE COr
INCOKfORATED
ROCKS
Great Inventory Sale
ovioi
To chwo out all reserve ami surplus goods pipvious to taking stock
ilinnry Mark Down Sale but an out undent money losing clearing
winch will not be seen this
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rth 150
rth 125
north 5100
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that fit thou Dress them comforably tastily sensibly and
auraoiy
THATS JS
Ho aro Specialists One of our Specialties is Fit another is
Wear another is Low Price andthere are others
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If you want tho host coal in tho cTtyvyou can Ret it of
Illinois Goal Company who handles thecolebrated
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Coal far excels all other coal for grates or ftoves Our
Washed Pea Coal boats the world for furnace or cooking
Wo only charge ono prico the yearTUound The poor J
got their load of coal as cheap perbushel as the rich-
tiioir thousands of bushels Try ourcoal and you will
uso no othor Lump 10c Egg 9c Waheil Pea 6c
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Proprietors Illinois Coal Company
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