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tkf armmgtvi Staff in at cm KTBLUnUD Ul TBS BVBBT THOMDAT -BT- THEO. D. FISHER ST. FRANCOIS COUNH. JFafttt mttttei. OKE DOIXAK A ""a HtariMn itata th mi nu w MkMrttatt It eta MM 4 WEEKs HEM Ihv Important HftiirMnine of Week Brit fl) ToM. IV ALL PARTS OF THE rTON All (ho Latest SfW. of Interval from n'aatiinglnit. Prom tbr Eaat. the Went awl MM Koatb. niE LATEST RJM DISPATCHES rnon taniaoTwa. During July merchandise Importa amounted la 6S-V io,25. and export -Z regaled I n, 14 1 1. ' 1 The president and wif airitcd In Washington from Canton. O. TMK EAST. Heart fniiurr caused 'lie death, at hia summer home aaxfae In thr Adirondack., of Col I' Muntlngioo. sged 7'l. of New Vinl iiKiltlmilli'in aire and president of t lie Southern Pacific railway ayate The death of M 1 1 rc.lerlrk E. ir chief en- Prime, during the nnl ginrcr in (irnnt'a M'. j 1 'Cii occurred at Litel ppl cam- A, Conn Owing tn atwaBet d uro .nd the ncrvnu. .train lacldtal lo the event Mr. I' H. liranl caaaot attend the (rand army encampment in Chicago Sharker and r'ltr.immona will flrht far a ntirae of t3.V"n at Conrv I.land. R, Y.. Auguat at In Baa York the murder of Police man Thorpe BtlllaWatad n race riot, during which negroes wo. Israten In discriminately. Near Wilaon. . .1 , George firiffln and hl thin1 wife Merc nrre.ted on the rh.trg of 1;iring brlft'i''. foar ehll ilrrn to death. Ilenrv tirecn. chief ju-tle of the Pennyi 'vania iiprcinc . nurl. died at Atlantic City. X. J.. gr TJ 'in Thr New York drntoctat will bold their atate ronvrnlinn it Saratoga S.r,i gl -. ptrmher II kt aaai aaa th In Chicago thr UHlHri. ataal work, made n record for u 'aroll. dlabnrt ing ?t..ain in wage, to men N'ear Clinton. Mo. Parang Jonea and Baaat Ttirnrr. n lo.ing ciuple. took pokMM and dieil logetbor becau.e they were iiki HMir to marry. Illanch Pcaring, of Chn ago thr only Mind woman lawyer it America, died at Kureka Spring. Ark Bjaaoai lata Turtle ainantala ladlana in Xorth llakota an ei mic of amall pox i rrportn' In Itervrr, Col., th' flr.t nelrty of the Army of thr PhKippmra waa for mally organiard. with lira I'raacl. V. (irrrar, of Nrw Vnrk. preatdent. A. (i. Hlngamon killed bi. wlf. and hi. aMB dajaf at .Irmritovwn, O and then committed .ulrldr K.mily trouble .a' Ihe cau.e. While en route lo Han Antonio Miu Mrnr.lette llrad). of St l.oui. -a. rnlib", of 5..iO0 worth of iliaiuond. un the irain near Pari.. Tex William llrown. R. Frr.hecn. .lohn fhirge anil 11 fireman were drowned tn Ihe rtrl at Mrmpbia. Trnn At Poplar IliutT. Mo , John tiriacom and hi. wifi- and two children wrr fatally ioikoned M eating Ice cream flan, ml with a crude rafrart rat Si Thomaa. .V. I' a hailalorm ileatroi ei: 4o.m) acre, of wheat. The Washington republican, in eon enlion at Tacorua nomlnalrd .1 M Krink, of King, for governor, ami W. 1. Jonr. and V . W nahman for rougrru men. la a colli. inn on the (irand Kapid. A Indiana railroad at Plaraon. Mich , .reen imtmiiia were killed and u:any lnjurrd. At Nome, Ala.ka. a atorni wrrrkrrl tbrrr .learner, and IS prr.ona wrrt drownrd While in Chicago aeeklng hi. inn iim wlfr, Alfred Mulkin. an aged re.tdeut of Korkford, 111., wa robbed of I2IH) A rrtornrd mining rngtnrrr. inter Tlrwrit in Chicago. BBJ taVM gold pro. peetor. are .farting at Cape Nome and uggrata nacue by tbe government. At Indiniiapolia the "LilM-rti conr grea" hrlil it. Aral .raaton and waa preaiilrd oter by tieurgc K Houtwrll, of Maaaachu.rtt.. Thr gntrrnor of Kcntuck ha. called an rxlra araalon of the Irgi.liifurr for Auguat tfl to modify the (ioelw I law. On the prohibition alatr ticket lire. Joaepli .1. Harris, of Marion. Ill . haa hern namrd for lirutrnant gorrrnor. Drni'M-rat. mad Ihe follow ing con frruional nomination. Indiana, Elnrnth dt.trlct. W J. Honk: Iowa, Srrrnth dietnet. (1. W. t rorier; Mich igan, rftott dUtrlet. r. C Fowler; Wiacoaaln. Ninth diatrict. E H. Hchweppe Ta aeaaioa ia Milwaukee thr Interna tional Tj pographica I union declared againrt indiarriminate hoycotta. In the Seoond Iowa dl.trict J. J. W. Mumble haa been nominated by thr re publican, for congrrta. Ia eaatem Illinois a norm damaged th broom corn crop to thr extent of 1400.000. The Iowa demoerafa at tbe atat contention In Cedar Kapida nominated R G ("rane for recrrtary of atate and ladoracd Bryan. John J. Ingalla,of Atchiaoa, Kanax United 6tat aenator died at la VegaaBot riprlnf. X M., aftrr ayrar '. Illnraa. agrri 67 year. A proteai ha. been made by th Con federate Aaaorlatr of tb Army of thr Trnneaaee agam: tier, J. B. (tardea attending: th U. A. B. encampment In CMesyo. At Icdianabolia thr liberty enngre. Indoraed Bryan with bat 1 d la ting ott. The iadepenoent. will BMet In New York September i to nominate a new ticket. Tb year ended June 90 la.t waa thr banner year for all wetrn railroad. Al A cb tabula. O Kama) Amldoa. a prominrist bnaine. mn, while Jtlay Ing ball wb struck on the bead by a pitched ball and laatantly killed. teoautiaa u rn 1 ii.hm r. la tFarfa th total number of award mad to exhibitor, from all coon trie. at (h exposition i t.fao. Ia the tadaad of Panay American I rata, wet greater in July than far any month ainrr January. Ia Japan W proaa war drowaad la Uet VOLUME XXVII. Thr .tr.mer Detit.rlilsnd brokr th I orrsn record, iimkintr hr trip from I Nrw York lo Plymouth In 6 dkye II hours and 4J minutes To .h.dow ananhl.t. 15 Italian de tective, ere coming lo the United Stair. The Washington anthorltlri rrfii'. (o accept a Chincae e.mrl for legation, and in.tat thai allied tronpa anil b .i' limited to Ihe city. The Interna hnntl fore.. Mere near Pckinn. If not at It. g.le.. One report declared 'hey h.d rraehrd the city. AB CSper 'n oriental affair, cieciareo an no aage. from Peking werr forged. official, in iraaalaginn uitcr that the allied force hate rescued thr dip loml. and the cut. re foreign cnntln grnt in Prating and that lata ha. been rffectetl through an arniialrrr. thr firt condition of which wa the turning nrr of thr legationer. to thr allie. mi her at the w all, of Peking or trrthia the imperial city itaelf. The demand made b thr ABgio Amcrican wicicty in Londoa ia to "roertlirow tbr .ultan at"! Hop tbr mamicrr. in Armenia. " Kirr awrpt away the cm ire totra of Columbia. II. C. A ia-year-old hoj arrrt: in Iipaic wa. eomml.Monrd to kill King Albert of Haaony. Thr I'niieii Ktatra. aril 10 lunre, lead, thr world in thr auanhrr of hon ora won at thr Parla aaaoail li 11 Thr Amrrlcar viaitori batr lien warded t.ann gnad prizr.. I)iipatrhra receired in Loadea thai tien Ikrwt baa eluded hi K.ngllaa pur.iiera and joined forcej will (leu, faelarey It l alao rrportn' Ihll Pre Idrnt Stryn. of tbr Orange Fm Htata, died from wound. LATBSII WI. Prig.-T.en. TVtrward. Ihe Itrlti.h of ficer in aaaaaaaaal the takiat al Tien Tain, in a letter to the com manding iinVrr of the I nited Mat- force., praiar the American oldiera for theli "ready and willita' .plrit,"" which, be aaya. inakea their nniinatid a.y, and for the ateadt gallantrj anil ewaf of holilmg on to rx mined imai tion.. He frankly take, the bbMM for their extra exMaurc and poiat out many iiiatance. of jieraonal alor of omrera and men, which he ininuatea he will mention in hi- tMBrial dla-iati-hc.. IN.trlct Altorm-v W. II .lohnaon of tbr .oiilhern iliatrirt of Indian terri tory haa received laatna t ion, from the departincnt of tin interior to priiacitte all affaaa concerned in aurveting or layintr off new town in the territory eincr the paaagr of the Cnrtl. law Thi. kjHttad. -ie, nlator. Imiimrrn nod private aiir.evor.. but not honilflilr pnriha.cr. who are Innldini' 011 t heir Int.. The li.t of avvned lo American . hilator. at th Parhj rx.-i'mn wa made pul'lir 011 the llili T!ie I'nltcl State., in all, secured 1.1'" I awanla. Of llie.e nil were grand prixra, tn gold no 1 11 1 ' ailvrr mi ilnli 111 I'rrmx nicilaia. "70 honorable mentio-ia, and lon li.t of gold. il"r and Irermc nicilaia for rollnhoralom. Official cooflriniitioii of the capture, of Pckin ha the allied force, and the relief of the foreign legation an I white and Chinee Chri.tiaua from their lone iiiipri-rn-iiient and auapen.,-, ap, reiivrvl by thr .talc anil nav v djt pun in, -Hi - on the ITih. On rcxirt vavK that the t Linear offered atroor; rchiatancc Two llalimi. Natalie Marrtua aad Michil fiuida. have 1hcii detaineil at Quarantine. New Vork harbor. I hat depot tat to Na lea. Italy, lieiu rccommcDil-d lo ihe aerrrtary of th" ttr.i.iiry Phi had lieen repjortett from Kamr to lie anarrhi.t. who imrlit attempt the life of the prcm denl Tbe .tnlcmcnt of thr Irea.iiry Iwi aneea in tbr general fund, excluaiie of thr tl.Mi.'am.lBjti gold rrwrrr In the de rision of redemption, laaueil 011 the 17Ch. ahowed: Available ca.h baiani-o, 5l4i..vvi.as4: gold. .,.(....!. K. B. Ihin & Co 'a I 110I" llrv iew, hv sued on the 17th, rcport4i "Kailiirt a foi the week were 161 in the Cnilcl State., ngain.i IS6 laal year, and .'4 In Canada, againat vt laat year." Thr entire plant of thr Krllv A Mhtitifacttiring Co.. at Alrxutidria, lnd.. valued al fmO.UOO. waa deatroyrd by lire on thr night of the Ivth. II wa. (he Inrgcat at factory In the world, employing aomr eighl bundled or a thotiaaml men when running at full force. The company had juat en larged the factory, increaaing Ihe out put fully one third. The wooden itteamer Argonaut apraag a Irak, on the 1Mb, after tak ing on a cargo of iron ore, and annk at hrr dock at Kacanaba, Mich One of th atramahip'a lioilara Mew up un der pressure, and A. A. McFarlnml. a Herman from Port Huron, waa severe ly .cabled. The Argonaut waa ready to go to sea when the Irak wa dia corrred J. n. Beater, genrral superintendent of the Chicago. Burlington t Quince railroad, was injured, on the Ifeth, In an exploaion of escaping ga. in the company's office building, rausevl by a lighted match. Mr. Ile.ier wa severe ly burned, but waa able to go to his home in n carriage, where his burns on thr hands and face were t rested. Tbr order of comniniidrr of tbe la-gion of Honor ha. lern bestowed mam M. Ptrhon. French minister to, China On the toth M. Ilelcasae, th foreign tniniatrr. risiteil M Pichon's mother in Paris, annntinced to her tbe safety of Iter son and handed to her the decoration for him Thr steamer Amur artitrd at Vlo toria, B. C. on the llh.trom Khagiwy. Aritieaa wore) brought Ihnt Hon. Hich ard Mansfield White, of Nrw York, ax plorer and mine-owner. In an Inter view given at Hkagnay, contends that tbr Klondike la In American territory. 1 .dirge Cabot Lodge, son of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, of Vlassachiuietta, tod Miss Matilda Prelingbutsen Davis, daugh'wr of Judge Ikavls of tbe court of claims. Washington, wrrr married al the ci.urch of the Advent in Boa tan on tbe lith- Al Philadelphia while frighlqntsr a crowd of negroes, on thr night of the Ivth, by pretending ur waa a gboat, Florence Almond, aged 15 years, waa struck on tbe head with a brick thrown by one of th aeatruea ami killed. (irionimo, the noted Indian chief. recently reported to have berotur i fr uiter,, la, it k now said, about to aaarry e young girl with s bank account of tujm. The old wart or ia declared ta FARMINGTON, ST. IFRANCOIS CO.. smtthfield, a Small Town la Fulton County, Illinoli, Raided by Incendtartea. DOZEN BUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. Tbr Hrr Starleg h Me W h- At Irranted T.li. V4i.lil..r at tb I 1ellr1a.nl Rt.arr. BUl Were Itlsratervd so Kara la a " Peoria. III., Aug. la. Hmtthfield. I town of I.Mai inhabitant.. 4.1 mile we.t of here, waa vUlled. Thursday aigMi Bj 11 very diaastroiiK fire which thiralened for time to ectirely dr slroy the el;., As it waa, a dose. laid, line were burned and the los it is estimated, will asgregntc t'.o.oot to c With the exception of tl stores all of the buildings and .lock Imrrird was covered fully by insur ance. taaa !. ot si wiaatsat. I he tire waa diacovcrcd about mid mglil in tin rear end ol Kobert.on t grocery store and apread rapidly both up ami down .North Mala street con. liming the grocrry wherr il stalled, Dr, Ncwla-rry'. drug store the Odd Fellows' hall. Deer's grocrry Mulvrrlon'a grnerul store. Kiggs' dry govsl store, Mi-Lean's harness shop Moody's furniture house, Carxin'i general atore. Cnrvin's retidence, tin Central Cnion telephntw exchange the Hun oflicc and Kcpubtlc ball. Ai of thear arrr frame iMiiidings ant every one of them wa. totally do si loved. There waa no insuraii' held hf cither Mulverion or Robert ron. Ms. No flee llepnetsseat. The rttkajfU has ini fire " ( , r t n,"', ' but the aHaaunx nttached garden boa. lo the town pump and did what tin. could in tli.- minuter and with bucket, to get writer onto the fire. Their e forts, however, a err of no avail, am the lire burned until IT had consume! thr rnlire business block. or Isreadlarr Octal. Thr hrr w as of incendiary origin thr matcli having Is-rn applird In men wliu t.flcrwar-1 tried to rob thi home, of the villager! . They wen discovered in two or three bouse., bit managed to make their escape befori Uiey could is captured. They lef town in a wntrnn. driving rapid! away. COLORADO FOREST FIRES. Ther ar still Snreadlwa and llslai laealewlaair llnmaae I VI..4I. Tlnsfccr Ilueiia Vista, Col., Aug. is. Th. forest ' ti in Pine Creek gulch, nca: Hitrrside, ten inilea almve this city is strndily aprrsding. Proplr fron that region report that when thr fln ha. burned if. 1' out therr will b. linir Haahat teft. A Vallej rilled Wllh la. Ilrrckinridge, Col., Aug. I".- A bi forest fire ia raging in thr rang o: hills on the east sidr of the Blue rlv r, a few miles norlh of Dillon. Thi entir valley la filled with smoke. Msrwls rieee.ly. Mnntroae, Cl., Aug. 17. Foreai lire are burning fiercely In all direc lion. To the eaat there kj a Irif l.lar 011 the lllack mess to the nortl huge volume, of smoke go up frou the (irand mesa, and the t.'ueom pnhgre plateau to the west Is alilasv in three different places Thouundi of acres of timber have lirrn do atroyrd, and unlrsa rain, art in aoon thr timherrd srclion. will auffrr al tietrr he fore. PIRE COTTAGE IK RUIM& Ile.trsetlos Uf K lee l.r.. RoardtMa I Oae at ta. Maehlnae Islaad. Mackinac laland. Mich.. Aug. 17. I ine collage, one of the large tsiurtl ing houses of the island, tun, Isset baraad to the ground. I lie llame fanned by a atroug wind, threatened for a time lo destroy many of th ialatid buildings. The loss i. rstimat ad at aaSJMO to tU.otsi. no insurance William Wallon. a mcmher of thr fir drparlmrnt, wna serioii.lv injured. WERE ASSIGNED FIRST PLACE. taterleaa Klreaaa I no. Wadl at Ih frellaalaari talrrss tlaaal alets. Pan., Aug. la. The prelimiitart rontrat. ill thr iutematioi.nl evhilii tion of fire apiaratu came off yeater day ufternnoii at Vincrnnra, Httnr 5. U0 firemen, tepreaenting all nation alitira. parllriiatlng. The America' represenlst ivi a. Chief Oeo. C. Hale, ol Kansas City, and the men 01' the Kou .a City Ore brigade, cawed great vvondrrmrnl by their quick harness ing and running, together with theii mrthoti of life-aaving. They recelted an ovation, and by common convent wrrr assigned thr first place. Tb convert, will be continued to-day. SAVE K1TCHKNER THE SLIP. i.en. DeWef aadl HI ' soal Mae sassevi ta BIwAa h Belt- Is k hr aiaat Pre toil. Aug. it Gen. DeWet ha managed to elude Den. Kitchener. In spite of the fact that all th British wagon bad double tram of picked animal. The Doer evaded th llrit ieh by marching at night over ground. known to them, while their pursuer, were obliged lo march in tbe day- tin. Ova. Kitchener haa relirtrd the Eland o Hirer garrison. xUUssl wr a aualatar. Williamson, W. V, Aug. U. Bat. Thorns Clark ye rday shot and billed John Dent pay on I eland creek, thi. county. Deropeey aad Clark had baaa a anile for month bettusc the latter, who waa a tchool trustee, re fused to appoint a daughter of th minister teacher in their district. Dur ing a quarrel yetarday threw a hatchet at Clark, al ter ran into hi. h c and laliuaad wm a aaotgua. Ue abut Baaaaaa twiev. aad killed kin abnoat foataat- MISSOURI BTATg HttfVB. a..st Datb. Marshal U. Harris, oar of the moat widely-kr.own men in central Missou ri, and one of thr first art tier of Sturgeon, after an illness of one week. Deceased was president of the Brat bank organised in sturgeon, and at tbr time of hi. death wa. presi dent of Ihe Farmers' and Merchant.' bank. He hail lieen mayor sevrrsl times, and for many years had other positions of boner, not only in Stur geon, but In the county and state. He was a memlier of Co. F. of (Jen. Collar's regiment of M. S. M . hating enlisted in 142. He had charge of the garrhson in Columbia for some time. Dr J. Hack, one of the most prom inent physician of Kennelt. of ap pendicitis, having been sick only 'it hours. He waa s memlier of the I. O. f). F , Knights of Pythias and the Maccabees. Mrs. Mease L. Kimball, at her home, in Nevada, of paralysis. She had lived there 30 year, ami was one of the best and most farorably known women of thr atate Shr waa the widow of F.lbcrr K. Kimball, repub lican candidate for governor In !!!?. and was hut led hrsidr him in thr local cemetery. She was a prominent mem ber of thr Woman'. Bellrf corps, bav in, once item president of the Mia aouri department and several time secretary. Mra. Mary While, aged W. at her home iii Odrssa. after a ahori ill neaa. She wa. one of the oiliest reaj denta of Ijifayetle county, harm; come from Kentucky in l5J. Irr. S. A. Baaaaga aged 41. al hla borne in Vienna He wa. our of the moat prominent citizen of Marira county. Iieing highly reapectcd by everyone. II waa always flrsl in every public enterprise, and hla death is a great loas to th town and coun- I ... , e r. t'lBBil Sele Say. a dispatch sent from Clinton: Farmer Jonea, 4 year old, recently came back from Indian territory lo visit hi. mother, at Coal, 14 mile eaat of here. He became engaged to Mlaa Itonnle Turner, daughter of a neigh bor, but their parent interposed strong objections. Jones secured a livery team in Clinton. At daylight tnr Iruggy was obaerved itandlng ia tb road, but no attention wa paid to the occupant until about eight o'clock, when it waa noticed that Jones and the young woman were in a rnmatoa state. An empty morphinn iaitlle told the manner of utcidc, while a note from .lone to hi moth er directed the disposition of mat personal effect, aaked that the livery team be returned to Clinton, and begged that he ami the girl be buried together. Several physician tried to revive them, but both dlrd. 1 srs.ee Two stranger, played a con fide nca game on an unauspectlng farmer named Miller, in Darton county. The first man gave his addrea as Car thage, and said he wa a real estate dealer. He rial ted the farmei . and made sn offer of HI per acre for bi place, and. to hind the bargain. uvul down $29. A few days later strangrr No. 2 called and wanted to buy the farm at MS. but the first bargain stood in th way. He found the firs, buyer, and bargained to be let off, paying ! i.n'i or 11.600, which No. I reluctantly accepted. Since then the farmer ha not aeen nor heard of the AS man. Died ta ta Cltr Jail. Jatiir. Swartout, of Pleaaant Hill, who wa. arrrated at Sedalia for frightening ludi".. waa found dead In the city jail Swartout had liren drin-ing heavily, and waa In a state of nervous collapse. When rreatc, SwarteNit attempted to cuf OfHcer liailei snd was subdued with a ahaa, A I. title Ulrl's I -osa fall. lUancbr. thr I', month, old daugh ter of Mr and Mrs. fienrgr Dws b tnan, of No .18 Morgan street. St. I.ouis. fell from the thlrd-etory win dow of her home to tbe patemenl. 40 feci, and escaped aerioas injury, sus taining only a fracture of thr hip. Witt. Waeel Arab Ml. Urea. While driving a wagon loaded with brick down a hill, at Nevada, a wheel ran into a rat ant! threw Ben Porter, the driver, onto the ground. A wheel paaaed over him and broke hia neck. Clee4 a aaak. Statr Hank Fxaminer W. L. McDon ald, acting under thr in.t ruction, of Secretary of State l.esueur. closed the Oregon County hank al Thayer. The capital of the bank at 10,000. other at Trlpleta. Mra. Herman Koch, of Hannibal, be came the mother of triplets a few day ago, two girls and a boy, all Una nr 1 children. Married nine tejis, II children. Dr. Thomas J. Thorpe, of JM Hat field avenue, St. Louis, wa accidental ly shot by his friend. Willis Wilkin eon, at 22IH Franklin atenacand died. I ih. Pealteattarr. Dr. Otto Hengat, former demonstra tor of anatomy at a St. Louja medical college, who waa nrnl to the peniten tiary for forgery, dird recently. Attacked r a Dekerae Ball. J. H. Patter, a wealthy realdent at Morgan county, three miles south of Ottervltle, waa attacked by a de horned ball aad fatally injured, ssraha. xn Mis. Sorghum t. faring badly in a few count lex, but haa withstood the dry weather much better than corn, aad la generally in good condition. WsrrV-s .1 tlUatakl Mr. Prita H. Hteuhb. a well-to-do young farmer of Vernon county, and Mia Ftedda Mcxlltttay, of Nevada ware married at midnight. rui.rr. Prt.a tja. Paaturett have drirvl up rapidly aad coasirlerablr feeding is necessary ia a aanber of the northern and waae era counties artaraeoess HO rte ' Absalom Weekly, aged , aad Mra. Mary K. blarhex . 7, were married at Moberly They honeymooned at Ma- Csastr Tb Mario county teacher' Inatt tutr held a euot'efal twv wks' tag ate at Patorr. MO., THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 1900. Ill I IN 1 The Leritlonera and Other Far-j alfnert Rescued aad Ara Haw in Safety. (HE EKTRY WAS DSSTIMTELY OPPOSED. Tb tmaerlal aa.ll sal la atat Retire la M.I..-K.. with Ibe Imperial Tti.ii Ta 1'olb.nse of Chine.. Heslstaaee tar to are t Klea ia OaaMNag. r all- Wnahington. Aug 18. The naty de ls, rt men I last night received thi ca blegram from Admiral Kemey: Tabu, Aug. 17. I a. at. "Bureau Navlgatioii, Washington: 'Jul received telegram from Tln Tain, dated 16th. 10 p. av: " Prkln was captured on Auguat 14. Foreign legations arc aafe. Details follow - IV Signed) "BBMBT.- Imperial Psaillf Plsd. ladon, Aug. 16.- A apecial di wtch from Shanghai says; "The al lieii entered Pekln. August 16. It ia lslietd thai Yuoti-Shi hai'a troots have gour thcuce to Bhcn Si to pro tect thr rinpreaa, who, according to ri'iirta received by local official, hrr.-, with Tuan, the imperial household and the bulk of the army and Hoxrra, left Pekln, August 7 for Halan Pa." m.h - t waaHiauToa. Thaaah I aoBelal It was ateeeltrd a Aalkralt. Washington. Aug. 17. Out of ih gloom of the .-ec-nt acute crial comes thr chrering information, from many sources, unofficial, but so cl renin tantial and poeilivr, as to be grn rrally rredltexl in official quarters, the allied armies had reached Pekln and that the legationer had been re lie led. I a.t.rt. aad ICaterrd Fkla. Thr allied arntle have captured nnd entrrrd Pekin in thr face of obstinate rr.udance, and thr members of the foreign legations are safe. Official confirmation of Ihe fall of Ibe Chinese capital came to thr United State gov eminent la.t night in the har of two telegram, onr from Admiral Ilrmry and the other from Conul Fowler at Che Foo. The cablegram from Admiral Itemey camr to hand first, early la the evening, followed v. iv ...on after by that from Consul Fowler; and tbe ofBclala. raalixing the great public Inleret! in the event which It waa believed bad happened in Pekln, at once made them public. Admiral Bemey'a dlapatch I given above. That from Consul Fowler, giving important detail of the occur rence at the time of the capture of of the city, was given out In the .no minee official statement : CVtaaal fowler's Meaart. "Ch Poo. Aug. IT. 'secretary of State. Waahlagton. D. C: A Japanese admiral reports that allle attackrd Pekln rail on the 1Mb. Ohatlnate realstaiirc. Ktrnlng, Japan ese entered capital with other forces, lmmrdiatrly surrounded legations. Ininslra nfc Jaiiuiie.e loss over one hundred. Chinese 300. ISigned "POWLKB. raas Ts.1 (Sua ta Prfcla. Pretious information which had been reti'ivctl here showed that Ihe allied armie. took Nmseaslon of Tung Chow on i lie IUI h instant From that city lo Pekin thr diatancr Is not very great, not more than a doxen mil' II .rem. evident, therefrom, that the armies halted for a lime at Fung Chow, prot.at.ly for tbe purpose af giving thr inrn a rest and to prepare for thr attnek on the rapital city In force after waiting until Ihe rear of the advancing host should arrive at the front. Poaxibly also tbe delay wna the re.ult of negotiations inaugurated by thr Cbinrsr officials looking to the drllvrry of tbr miniiter with a Chi nrr or olhrr carort. If negotiation wrrr ttcmpledthrv mn havr failed, a. the nrmy continued on il march and attacked the capital three day after reaching Tung Chow. Facte Kii.i at a'a.hl.l.s. The officials here were aware of the fact that the atrongbold of Ihe Hov ers was in the Chinese city, and that for the allies to attempt to force their way t h rough it into thr Tartar city, In which tbr legation compounda are located, might mean a great loss of lifr. and posalbly a defeat. It waa alao known that the imperial troops who hatr aided with Ihr Boxers were many of them In or near the Chinese city ami that much of the artillery ami rifle fire which has been poured into tb legations has been from the wall separating the two elite. The Presldeat o.erle,, -rf Thr president was ovrrjoyrd oa hearing Ihe news of thr safety of Miitlster Conger and hie associate. He has been hopeful all along that tbe reaeue from their perlloua position Inch they have been In so long a time would be successfully accom plished. Laat night's news confirmed that hone. Rowland qaratla aoahl St. Lottta, Aug. It. The pol'cr her have been informed of the arreatat Portland, Or., of How land Quentln. formerly aecretary and treasurer of thr Kafir Boat Store Co., who disap peared in April. 1690. and waa alleged to have emheiilrd from tlt.OOU to 30. Outi of thr concern, funds. ratal Fir at mi'i.. . Chicago. Aug, 18. Edward Grace lost hia life and three men. two of them firemen, were injured in a fir which destroyed Ihe building at lU-tti Dr Plant at reel. Loas, 6U0.U00. ' sssslslare reek. 0rt. Paria. Aug. 18. Among foreign cm. raiiistone r liguriag ta the list of de orallona co if tsr red by the Legfon of Honor 1 United Slate Commissioner F rd ina rid W. Peek, of Chicago, who is appointed a grand offVrr of the iegion, th nnonncx.ment bring math by tbe offi. tsl journal this morning. Br.u.h uaertaas H..a. Cape Town, Aug. 16. Lord Kttchru cr, aftar a forced march, haa r Beted Col. Hoar aad the BriUah gar. get IklB "ver 4 Y0URG GIRL DECAPITATED. ajaaabJas asa.it si a cti .ioa it4wa a frss.lt tKuapasj Car sail a Wax o. si si. Lais I. St. Louis, Aug. MX -Onr young girt beheaded, two men seriously hurt, aad two perwui alightly hurt are th result, of a collision at Mactler atrret and South Broadway last night at 1:16 a'elock. between car No. Ml of the Bixtb street diti.ion of thr lran.it company lines and a light wagon bearing a party ot six for an even lag' outing at a summer garden. De.pl tr the fact that every older person in the conveyance w Injured, little Luke Shrele. only two year, old, of Xo. .I4 South Third .treel. escaped without a ncralch. Immediately after thr accident aa excited crowd of some 4iai prrtton as sembled and made a determined ef fort lo lynch ihe mortorman The latter, however, was already under police protection, and after .ome time the crowd was tlrspersed. Those is the wagon when il waa ettock were Mr. and Mrs. George Skeelr. Illsnche and Luke Skeele, of I4 South Third, Srtslhcne. Fichesser, of Xo. 610 South Third .treat, and Herman Kussler. of 111!) BatJJaf street. Hlanche Skeele waa iii.lantly killed; Kussier's face wa. Iwdl.i milliard, hia face cut and hi. skull poa.ibly frac tured; Fichesser s right leg waa looker below Ihe knee; Mr. Skeele's hands and feet were crushed, ami she suffered severe liruiaea; Skeele him elf waa badly hruiaed all over tha tw-dy. but was not indicted to be aeri nu.ly hurt. KILLED IK SELF-DEFENSE. Ta Bat HI Ova a Lite a Baa tead. a Hull. . Thraaah His I - in. - Heart. Lincoln. Neb-, Aug. 2n -Jamee M. Hnmhsm. publisher of the W.vmoran, at Wymora, Neb., shot and killed hla father, Capt. Collin. A. Burnbam. at their home yesterday A coroner's jury iruturditttely exonerated thr mid. Both father and son were Isith prom inent political workers in tbe county in which they reside The killing waa In aclt-defenae. The son gave himself up to the officers. Capt. Burniiam wa. a captain in the civil war. and while a congenial matt when aober, he wm a fiend when In toxicated Many times be had threat ened to kill all the members of his family. Yesterday morning lite fa ther came home and made an aaaattlt upon the son. The father used a butcher knife, and after getting his son in a corner, waa in the act of plunging the knife itttn hi. body. When there waa no other alternative, the arm drew a revolver and fired a hot which went through Capt llurn hsm'a heart, killing him instantly. AX FACTORY PLANT BURNED. Was V !..! l Right Hundred. Tana sea llMllaes Aa Arssx at r:aanlrs. Alexatulria, lnd., Aug. HO - -Tbr en tire plant of thr Kelly Ax Manufac turing t o . valued at 600,000. was de atroyed by fire last night. It wa. the largest ax factory in the world, em ploying some eight hundred or a thou, aand men when running at full force. The comiiany had jit.t enlarged the factory, increa.inc the output fully one-third. W, C. Kelly, pre.idenl of the com pany, formerly owned and operated a factory in Louisville Ky.. ami re moved to this city in s Thr coin p.i in went into the haudi of a rcrritrr thrrr yrars Intrr The plant was well equlpved. The factory waa located north of the city, outside of the corporation, and the tire de part tneiit could not render any as aifttancc. The fire cut off the watet "ppiy of the factory, and left no mean of fighling tbr flnmrs. FOUND IN A POOL OF BLOOD. lean Urates ta Ileal h bt a Itsaiiuer la the Hand, mt B.r.l.ri. New Vork, Aug. JO. Calhcnn ncharf, aged IS, was beaten to death wllh a hammer in her rooms on Ihe second floor of 647 Second avenue .'.in" time between 7 p. m. and mid night Saturday, the lastly not heln found until early yesterday morning, Hrr brother madr ihe discovery when he camr home after midnight. Thr woman's body lay in a pool ot blood, face downward. Near-by on the floor was a bloody hammer, and the room, had la-en ransacked of evert thing of value. It I the opinion of tbe police that a thief entered th house, and was surprised in hia work by the girl, and that hr killed her to prevent identification. garth Aaaerlraa Krleaerhnad. Akron, ).. Aug. 20. The fifteenth annual convention of the North Amer ican Kriegerbund liegan here yester day. There are 60 lodges in thr or ganisation, and it Is expected that all will be represented. There will br a big crowd at the parade to-day. Capt. Herman Werner will be the chief mar ah a I Officer, will be elected Tuesday. The business seeaieua will occur on Monday and Tuesday, aud Wednesday will be devoted tq sightseeing. Hehel For aavreader. Colon, Colombia. Aug. 30. tien. Allien, civil gnvern.ir ami uotiiury commander of tbe ed-iiei I ii.cn 1 of Panama, said hr had rar-nvv I a dis patch from rroeorro aa i.h-) tlBsf the absolute surrender of the leliel force under Vargas nutoa. , s'litn ha aad Crib at Han Vicente. Oen. L'rlba escaped to Ba-raaca. A dlapatch 'cm .' ru. Ban nv aaid the i',unrtit Star nr 1 I'tttaM kxd t recited advic - thn' the surrcn.ler of the revolutio llst-i wa., in prvigroa at San Vlrenle Cteetsa aaamter Richards Arr-s4t. Caaa I-ahe, Minn., Aug. M. Manager Bir hards, of tbe ctrena which caused an avuch trouble in this neighborhood about a week ago, baa been appre hended at Blair, .Neb. Sheriff', llata bough and Alexander, of Hubbard county, have been on the trail of Btrhard ant) linker for a week, and yesrterday word waa raaaivod of th arrest of tilt-hard, but that Baker had again eluded them. Sheriff Hardy f Cm county baa taken praaapt measure tor the necessary rtHjuiav tioa aapem NUMBER 34. iS fl Mil La teat Iateiligaaw CwceraiBf Ai- fairt of National Intereat Bt the Capital. EFFECTS OF !iPEnlUS CDOPPIafi OUT lsa af a aah.ldt.ed Hrrrh.al la- . lee Thr kavr Dvaarlaaeal Kavar. Irs. t train r Plait Imperialist! Caalral at Ihe War Dr psrta.es t Haaaa's fst-Prriaa. tfipeelal cvrpovidrae. It i. not so may month, ago that rougrr a a. coaxtderlag a (hip ub .Idy hill. It was alleged that tbe pay lag of aabaidlr. would ant oaly gl' ti. a Urgrr ad beltrr merchant ma tiar. but that it atrial eacouragemrut to Amrrieaa e men Thr emen tkrauelvaa very promptly punctured tkit argument and predicted that own m of te.rl woahido In thr futurr Ihry are cuing now, that is. employ the rhrapeat emra that could be found. Thr .hip .utatldj bli: didn't pa, but thr war drparlmrnt ba. ju.t reetlved a nrotr.t from Ihr Amrrlran mrn of the Psciflr coast again.! manning tbe Iraa.port Bancock with Chine xallors. Thi. tran.porl sailed fw 4.v. un from Sin Prinriata for Sh'anrh.l. Th eitmena of the eo.t object to hating eallor. employ who might think II an aet of patriotl.m to w.ittle .hip when wr arr practically at war wllh Chin The Chine .llor. wer employed because they wer cheaper than American. It can eaaily br imagined that If thr I'altrd State rmy authorities mk rhrapnrt. th first ronldertioa In eleeting crew, for war vraarlaor those rarrvlng troen tbr maater of a aah- tidixd merrhant marinr wou'.dn't wattr any of their profit, paying good wage, to Amrrlran teamrn unlea. they were obliged to by law. t -o.i Aruser Plate Thr unsrttlrd condition of mattrra in thr orirnt rnrouragr. tho.r who be lirtr in a big nary ta nrg that thr vea.el. now ordered be harried to com pinion. Thr rrrrtry of th naty rrcrntly rereitrd bidn for armor platr upon thr new rrrU authoritrd by eongre.t Thr Crnrglr and Hrthlrhrm eom panic, bid 6460 per ton for Krupp ar ator aad a Utile !rs for othrr kind.. Tbe bidden .tipulaled that thr mak Ing of thr Krupp armor ahnuld not br ubjrct to .crutlny by gorernmrnt offi cial., claiming that thr prore.. la a .eerrt one and rould only be procured by an agrermrnt that It thotild be kept What a lot of non.ms. Thrrr I. no peria! .rcrrcy about thr Krupp mth od and th record of Ihr Carnegie and i . . h'-in oompanir. U not .och that they ran ha f ranted to produce tn tfrd armor without watching. It writ be em. inhered that at th tin of thr great Bnmr.trad .tribr tki. labor di turbttnrr hrlped lo divert attrntinn from about th neat defective lot ot armor plat ever nad for errdniou. irnvernmrnt. Somr confiding people wonder whrthrr thr ecretry of the nty will icrrpt thr.r bid or build govern ment armor plant. Of rour.r he will irerpt thrm and srr that perquisite, raough arr ..lowed lo bring thr prirr a;, to thr original 1646, for which thr irmnr plate trust fough! to hard in rnngrru. Thr democrat, knrw what thr republican, meant when thry lalkrd about leaving Ihe whole mattrr tn tbr dltcrrtloa of Ihr secretary of thr navy. That mraat leaving It at thr mercy of thr truat. Thrrr will br no goternmrnt armor platr factory undrr a republican .dmlni.tr. tion Thr activity of tbe war drparlmrnt how. that prarlical inperlall.m I do ing it. level best to involve the country sn deeply in unauthorised war. that Bryan would hatr difficulty in straight ening out thr entanglement.. Wr srr opposed to be on peace footing. Tbe wsr department Ignore. the Philippine, complete!) let mil lion, of dollar.' worth of war .uppilr. arr being shipped to Manila. Therr ar all sort, of thing that our army c.nnoi pourbly want during th wel eason. Srcrrtary Boot hint, that thr mp pile. rr bring leaf lo anticipation of furthrr I tuner tronble. Thr admin Utration ha. no moral acruplra about helping to partilloa China a. soon a. It ha tbr campaign off Its hand, and can grt all the troop It want.. The Busalan government, II hi said. has set thr example by advising it. mini. Irr to accept an rscort from Pr king. It I. said that th Bussian in tend lo thi. manner to short circuit thr whole Inrldent. This doe. not sound like Russia, for she i. in a better posi tion than any other country lo force China lo give up territory. The Chinese government uiaintsins s scornful silence in relation to Mr Kinlry's demand, for free communica tion with oar minister aad his taf delivery to our forces. The dminiatration I hoping that Chinese affair will drag along antll after election. If defeated McKtnl.y can Seat tb consequences of his bad management to Bryan to repair and if reelected there will Mill be an oppor tunity to rombin with Great Britain la grabbing a port or two. The Brit ish havr landrd troops at Shanghai without protest fron thi government. This mean that McKlnley and hit friend of tbe Angto-Anerieaa alliance aTe looking to tha future and that im perialism will have even wider scope than before. Stark Haass - SSHlel Hanoa 1 busy "frying fat" aad oar lag th eastern btwlaaa interest lute the belief that If Bryaa I elected the financial policy of the country will be reversed. Bryan', fiot footed declaration that imperialism aad not the financial atten tion ii thr chief issue rather upset, the calculation. After Bryaa'a speech Baaaa ebaeged hi tune and declared thai tbe republicans wer not go lag to ha e aey walkover aad that it would tab plenty af money to de feat Bryaa. Thi adauniatratlaa baa baaa a klad guardian ta all aorta af athietn! inter est. Tbrrr hae been no red retalag law ta ham p $ratt aad atasth rr r uw ) .if 1HI f the ! I .oarer, of the treasury hatr brra it their dispute!. On onr plra and an- olhrr llaana i. rolling up fine cam- paiga fund. It worrie thr rrpubliran. thoage that ther I m auch apathy ia their own rank.. Tfceir people doa't eeni to tab any interest in the Philadelphia platform. Ia fact onr never hear of Il at all. Thr bu.ine. latere. t. of theronntry re beginning to rraliir that Impe rialism by unsettling thr very founda tion, af gnvrrnmrnl ihrratrn. ll ta- hlr hnrine. Thry rr brglnning to rrallxr that ItnivrrUliam mu.t br de- fratrd and thai no othrr lur matter much until that I aettlrd. Thr official rrrord of strike and hutting down of factories reportrd al th Frdrralloa headijuartrr. in W.h- ngttm ahnw. that the alleged mid t u in mrr .tagr allou i. really a rrartlo from Ihe riub.lraa proaperily whlca has been .o widely hrraldrd. A1MU.PH rATTKK"OH. TRUST PLANK A FARCE. aw Ihr Panacea A Hhe4 hr - eepellrs Aialllr4lee Ptaeed aa Ihe xfat. Data thowing how the trust. ha artificially adtanced prices hsve been collected and published bt tbe demo cratic congressional committer Her. Is what a frw of thr combinations uio in la: Th liuaced oil trmxt rita-d Ihr prie from 41 cent, on January 7, to 60 cents on December 30. Thr mrnhadrn trust raised thr price on mrnhadrn oil from 2.1 rrr.ls oa January I, to 17 cent on Decem ber 10. The Slaadard Oil company raised thr price on prtrolrum from 67. SO on January 7. lo 66.60 on Drrembrr 60. Th sugar trust raise.' the price oa granulated sugar from 4.64 ceai on January T, lo 6 1-8 eenla on lhvcrm ber 10. Thr chrmlcal Iru.t raised thr prlea of Ipecac from 62 0 per pound on January 7. to 6.1.66 per pound on Dr i r miser 10. Th same trust raised thr price of camphor from rente on January 1. to it centa nn Decern ber 60. Tb same trust raised Ihr price of quinine from tl crnla nn January 7, to 30 rente an Decern bet 60. The mr lrut rai.ad Ihr pric of sal and from 61 cent, on Jan uary 7, lo 70 cent, on Decrmbrr .1" Thr Irathrr truat raited thr pro of leather from 6 cent, on January 7, to 2i', centa on December 60. The calico trust ralrd Ihr price of calico fron t J-8 cent on Jnury 7, lo 1 cent on December '. tor print cloth, and from 4 crnt. to 4 cent on indigo print. The jcn. trust raised thr price oa jean cachmrre from 27V, cent on Jan uary 7. to 40 cent on Ilecemner JO Thr Jute trust raised thr price on Julr hrmp from cents on January 7,. to i cent on December JO. The copper trust raiaed Ihr price of copper fron ISM cent on January 7, lo lily, aenta on December JO. Thr lrad Irttal raled the price of pig lead from I.1.9S on January 7, ta 64.66 nn December JO. The tin plate tru.t raised thr price on tin plate from f-1 lox on January 7, to 66.24 on Decent tier JO The cement tru.t rlad thr pric of Koarndale from 75 cents on Janu ary 6, lo S cent, on Drcember 19. Thry raisrd (hr prirr during thr same period on Portland cement from $1.66 to tl 66 The nail tru.t Increased Ihe price of aalkt from HuM on January 4. 166. to M-60 os January 2. 1900. Thr tame truat Increased Ihe price of wire naila from 11.36 to 63-20 during thr samr prrlod. Thr Structural Iron company In creased the price af .Iruelnr! angle from 61 15 on January 4. IfnW. to 64.20 on January 3. t'JOO. Thr glass tru.t inrrrasrd thr price of glaaa from 62.67 nn January 4. 1690. to 64.10 on January 3. 1900 Thr price of boot and .hoe. con trolled by the leather trust, .how an incrca during Ihe year 109 on mrn'a grain .hoe from 97 rent lo 11.12; on Creedmorr aplita, from 96 ernt. to 11.10. and a like increaae on all grade of boot and ahoe. The prices of cotton good lncrraed 60 jer cent. White sheetings on Jan uary 11 old at 115.90, and on Decern ber'ari at Ml All line of building material, iron, strl woolen goods, cotton goods, leather and other lines controlled by industrial trusts, although ahowing a great increase In price during the year ll97 and 1896, ahowed even n rrealer increasr during thr year 189. THK ONLY PH1CK TO I-'AI.l. WKKB TH06S ur r-AHN rnoiHKrra nil TEAM BOOK Or Tilt: DEPARTMENT OP AORIt'PI.TL'RE FOR 16 WHICH HAS RECKNTl.T BEICN ISHCEI' rtJIOWB THAT THE FARM PRODL'tTg AND FARM ANIMAL IN U6. Al. THOUGH VAIITl.t INiREAOKI' IN (JC ANT ITT aiNCK IB. HAD FALLEN OFF IN VALUE TO THK EXTENT OF tJM.661,671. THI 0 OHL.T COUNTS AB FARM IHOIVt'cm CORN. WHEAT. OAT. BARLEY. RVE Ht'i'K WHEAT. POTATOES HAY AND COTTON IP THE 6 ARM PRoni CTS OF ll HAD mud OUT THE HAMK PR1CBB A8 DID THE ftAMB PRODI - IN 169, THEY WOULD HAVE BRtlCtJHT MORE THAN THEY DID BY THE HTM OF B.a.4I7.tat Thus thr farmer loat la two direr tlona, first by the positive derllae In tbe value of hla product, aad second by thr Aetltfou rise In the price of products hr must buy. Therr ha been a large increaae of money elr eatation since 107, and under com--petliioti the benefit at tbe Increaae would b abared by all. But through monopoly of natural laaaato and In dsstry the trust, hav managed to appropriate nearly all the benefit to thctsselvr And Ihr trust have hern able to exploit the people tiers use the republican congress and admlnlatra tton have foatered and rncoursgrd there .Dubuque Telegraph. Attorney Gearral Monnett, of Ohio, boldly declare that tbe repnb licnr. leader are ia league with th truat ta enable them to rob thr peo- 1 pie and daatroy tbe very foundations it! jrrv- v,ppi... ... - .. . quextionable ".rath that many of tha neeesaariea af lit are from W to 400 per eaat. higher than they would ba tt traat control werr removed and that thi condition Is brought about by governmental favor conferred by tha republican party. The republican party bat prevented tt passing af any affective law far the unpreesleo of traat aad H now trying aver way to divert at tenth fran themr--atltaatall6 BaauBaati. eaten at an ran a as Bat