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aftninotort FCBLlSHSb KVCtr THBBSDAT. -BT- THJffiO. D. FISHER Ml BOZXAM A MMNHn WVWMe tkt Ma. SO ISJ M ntmltal Mm i.- - VOLUME XXVIII. FARMINGTON, 8T. FRANCOIS CO., MO., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1901. " ST. FRANCOIS COUITT. n laeitaai at aha Ton at-ate eaen VI'MMLMl (ll aa, mm a mm n unei m A I .'I Dt Ik Ol. maim m ail eaiw gBtm " a I v . . . ' .. ' . I i WEEKHISTORY Vm Important Happi wag of a Wwk Briefly Told. IN ALL PAKT8 OF THE DHIOH All the Uteirf Scw of latere t from Wwllinrtmi. From tbe Kt. toe We( and the Smith. m utkst rnOTum dispatches nr-rV-KVB)TH .::. Mill. were Infrodm-rd hi the tolled enatr on the 10th to protect the live ol the president, vie pre) lent, peraon In tlx- line of ion lo the nreidoncv and amba 1 l ! , lltMBMM for lb. mmUm I Mrr.r canal, and 1 or n inrinonal bridge ;oToa the I'o- . .... .. dnoo- river ni nannitigvon io eoi W.oon.noi). B the hot Hp''""' llendi nM annonncril tbe eotnmlt - tee for the preaeni eilon. A bill wa introduced lo pi uh amount aa I nrceiiry to error, the releaae if Mih Stone, llir tnl'i...i.iary held by Turkish lirigaiuK. riwoltilion pa-.tl providing for u holiday ad nurnim nt from I ini-.- 19 to Jaaa- ery In llir esceullve rln of the Call- ed State mate on the 11th Senator llano: -.poke trnin-i hi llu.i Paunre fote treaty and Senator ( ullom apnke in Ha fvor. At a meeting of the way and mean committer of the bnune Chairman Tax nr wa directed to favor ably report the Philippine tariff bill. Senator Morgan' bill providing 'or the aeiuiitlon from Nicaragua and ola Iticu of thr rltrlit of viny via the M&WNftM route for the ith mian canal araa favorably reported lo the DWted Stuie enate on the 121 h. It wa agreed to take a vnt tiet Momlnv 011 the new Hay. I'auneefoii- trealv The houae re.o hftion to ndjoiirn for ine hotldara from Deaeeatbaf N to January I waa pa.Ncd. In the hotiHe m liuine of Imiwrtamc . trmiHacled ritow HiNi.Tna. Plan nn under way by Uk? atate Ae- fiartment to eml young men to China to Html 1 the laMtaMC nml act a in ferpretera for eoiiroU, At it annual uiert ing In Washington the Hcd fro. .iM-.etv reelected Mia tiara llnrton prealdent. f 'onimin.ioner RockhiM' r.Hrt on the re. ult of hi work in connection with llir ('hineav negotiation in Pe king ha been aulunittril tocongrro. I'reaidcnt Roinu-vclt lo. fappoiat ed lniirstate f omnterrc t'ommi- rinner ( harlea A. Prouty, of Ver mont. TH r.tRT. KIInlNth Howe liale. of fhicago, ttMavl of mo...' her child, has .icen exonerated by a coronrr' jury at HolNiken. N. J. . In the billiard tnitrney in Nc York Jacob Schavffei, of t'hicagn. wnn the worhl' chainpionhlp. Fire looaea in the United State and Tnnnda for November err $1.1.419,. few. gbfaM $a.5lnon lal yenp, and a total for the year to Ibeember I of I'0,74i4'in, again! fl21.94O.SS0 laat yr:r. The liurtlrg nf the water-tipply pipe In Maili.un avenue. New Ynrk, CiiUnl tl.00n.nno damage. In Hen York Charles Stoke, arrett ed with $2,000 w t (.f tamp'in hia pt rton. I hellered lo be one of the robbi r of Ihc I btaajfa I10' otllce. Dem.ierai elected (!ec f'olllna mayor of Hoalor. by I .nnn plurality. At ScajMon. Pa., the Federation of halmr convention adopted a resolution declaring for Chineoe exeluelon llr. Mehola Murray lluller will ue eeed Seth lxw aa pieident of Coluni liia university. To eoiirr enlranc to New York the Pennsylvania llailnfiv company will bnild a tunnrl under the lludaon river. Tual Pone" Ihree children were drowned nt Poinpton lihe, H, J, while Mkaliug. Ai 1'iilonlov.n. Pa.. William Allen (colored) wj hangeil foe murdering Hiram McMillan. Kmmn King, of Hronklrn. N. T who permitted hemelf to be inocu lated with bovine luberculoai gerina. developed tbe dleaae. WRIT ARB Ot TH By I he wrecking of the Kriiiah hark Piliniore near Gray harbor, Wash., even sailor loal their lives. Fire destroyed the main building of the Worcester (O.) cnireralty, causing n loss of tS.Vi.0O0. With liabilities of 13,000.000 the Onteha lsn A Trust company ha gone Into the band of a receiver. Thr death of Mrs. James McUer mott., aged 103 rear, occurred at Ca, W. Va. Near rtuquoin, la.. Kwald Kleborn, a farmer, was blindfolded, bound hand and foot and beaten to death by rob- brra. At tbe Houston (Tex.) carnival a confidence man killed two policemen who sought to arrest him, and wa In turn stain. Flames destroyed a black of busi ttena benash, 17 In number, at Sweet water, Tea. While seeking an education Krnry Deteoati. a ct udent at tbe state univer sity in I iicoma. Wash., starved to death. (ieorwe H. CoTtelyoa and Judge WIV licm U. lssy, adiuinistrators of the fa tal of the late President WltHnas Me- KUiley . have riled tmndc at Canton, 0. :b prisa4A thcelgwly-lhlnl anol Ternary el the admission of Illinois into tbe atam a at state waa cele brated. Tbe IllinoU corn erop tbts ywar anu l,73,w buafcela, the aaoaHeat afgsM IRK. Oan. Arthur MaeArtbni baa betmeot- deted to f tenaar to asasra coinuaaat of ha deli 111 f I tOeaarado Tbe doora at tka Wttaatab (taAl bc-'-reiw tnVMasl with lUbilliica at UtAW. XfoMHrtnara wtO ba faTal ta IUU. ;? At TloMev t, sawaei saaa bare A train struck wagon fox? of yoaBg people near Kokomo, Hid., ml one killed and three mrlou. ly Injured. tr:i,i.i.l'.:B. Step, have Ikt, taken by Mm. or- , , Mm, g, jBtf h Co, die. to prove,,,!, m, .-lain, .en.tth. , lorn ta , if, m H(( '", , T "lhiZh odd fvllovv uf national pro,,, snce.tnr w.s de.plled by French pel- n(, flr,t .g ,lf vstccr. , . , . . ,, ... .a, . In nn ofhea I rrimrt Ren. Kitchen, r MMH the lloer .if killing native to hlil"' 1 he r. run I of I roups. Oov. Taft and Oen. Ktinstnn aire to return fnsja tiu Philippine on tick lea re. In the detriment of t he Viseay a Filipino who killed, rooked awl Me a companion ha been sentenced t l'.mr by court -mart isl. Worms swept Ho- llmliih roast 14 person perished in tlie North . Ih' foundering ol a ISe.bnait I ahip. The raptor of Miaa (Hone in llnl- 'garia complain that hr I Irving to . .... -rl tl.a. l V,.rU, Kico Santiago Igleai... r,,., ,.,i,, l(f lb, vlrrte,n ! i-.i.-.ir, j . , rederation of IlMir. ha been eon- -t jk . . . "..ti mm 'nirinra " nrl,'B- ! .I"eph Zennp. of I.ueernr. ha , hrrn elected prvaUent of the Kwiaa federation. The Kugliah liard of agriculture, alarmed by the ilenoptilation In rural ditrut i platinliig to revive Inter est in fnrming aeetinn. UimhI offico of the t'nited Klatee hnvr lieet, lemlered to Argentina and 'hlli to ailju.t their tuarrel abon frontier, ami fortification. l,g the ..... atrall of Magellan. LATKR . Phe senate was not In rton on the lath lu the hnuar the bill to Uiniiorarilv provide revenue (or the Philippine island wa reported by Mr. Payne, nml, by unanimous con sent an order for the cotiHideralloa of the bill on the 17th and 1Mb waa adopted, grneral drbate to close at four o'clock of the IMth, when the mil la to lie placed on it pessngc. The official announcement of the death of thi- late Representative III nslaa. of Penii bunin. wu miidc b Mr Cas ael. hi m ei-ssor. nml the bjsjaja ad Joururil until the 17th. The m-hley court of imiuiri cami lo aa unalUfactorj end the IStb. fbere are two rep'.rta Admlrula Denhrira mid 1 lao-i y cgtulcmn Ad miral Schlrj ..i 11 Hiin(, hut credit hlni ith roiirageoii conduct in iiat tie i.tmiral Ih-wcy, ultile signitig both rrMirt. as a matter of form, dis sent frnm the majority. In rffect Hading that Schley dffl hi- vilmle dun. and that he i entitled to the credit 11 officer in comiiiand, lag the MoaTI over Crrvrra' fleet Tin Nicaraguan mini .n r of fun 11 relation. Senator anchc. act! 'f .0. 1. Merry, l ulled State niiiiitcr t" Kiearagua. Salvador anil Costa U11 n, have .igned n protocol for a treaty winch prasrhtea for the admixsion of (lour, wine under 14 degree, fresh and dried fruits and prefer. ed prod ucts, from the Coiled State ml.. Tl enrugua free of dut. Secretary limit has subuiitted to Ih I ne an eatimate of tSIMI.uOO for Beriiiniicnt military pot in tbe vi ebiii.v of M,anlla, in arcotronodatr two full regiment of infantry, two equiolron of cnialry nml two bat talion of artillery. He that firn. ChatTec Htrotigly re omen. 1 this jier manenf etaldiliment Mr. da Ida Hemri Honinr. charged with the murder of Cennu Ch-rh .Inme Seymour .y re. Jr., In tbe Kenmore hotel, UuHhlngton. on tbe night of May 13 last, waa de clared not gtaili.y by Hie jury, on the Mlh. after a trial In Wahttigton. lasling nearly four week. The naT) rtepurtmeni h awarded the contract for the construction of the buildings srUeb an- lo serve a quarters for the radet 'ni the naval academy to Noel A Thoma. of Hal tlmore, at their bid of r44,On' This Ann's offer was thr lowest of the four general bids submit ted. The fnnr-story npartmrnt hnlldlng, known oa the Ollnger dais, at the cor ner of Indians avenue ami Third fifth .treet. Chicago, was burned at. an early hour on the IMh. The Go truants, most of whom were asleep, were aroused by the dense smoke, and many narrow eenpea from death were npeefncular and exciting. Much suffering was caused by exposure la the intense mild in scant attire. Failure on the part of a conductor to obey orders is supposed to have been the cause nt a collision va tbe tlliiioi Central railroad, between Irene and Perryvllle, 111., early on tbe morning of tbe 15th. The two traiui were thr esst-bonnd passenger train No, 4 and a through freight from Chi cago going west, As a result ciffat persona were killed and eleven in jured. A wreck occurred on thr tir-eat Northern railway, near Essex, m tbe Koejty mountain, at two o'clock, on tbe morning of the 11th, In which eight pentoiix were killed. The engine, mall car and smoker remained on the track, lull all the others were de railed. Home cars were nvei'.arae4 and all were more or less wrecked The. Accident waa due to rail apread-Ing- William L. Farm ml. the founder of Butte, Mi nt,, died on the 1Mb, of pneumonia, aged t year. Far'mn X In the no , located many of the lUf mine of Butte, bollt the flrnt silver mill and prodsunid the flrat bar of bullion, lie waa tuavcteialad with Unit, ed States Senator Clark in ntanv tninirtf dtabi dorittf Iha early bty M Among the telegrams Mr. Say? trna received si nee the pnblteatbH-, of the findings erf the fchley eonrt ( tn)ry was one froaa a gmUeuian. Wba asked that hti Identity be kwt ser t. with an offer tat tttVMXi tor tae necessary tate neoeasary egnaaxaea attending a The houte at Tbotnaa . Hsmtlv. wmk. Of Oehl. Ilteh, waa destroyed i Ijf .aUl). esvrly aj ke MOrwAaf o Ifcat MmIl. aaot " -- - - 1 Ms had Are. aad. ' w7 1 flat llil fllaaHj boast, ta 4 Miasoum STATE NEWS. n.aia.. Col. John Doniphan, hero of that Mexican and civil war and tor M MM i . .nln.nl , uff.l .. Ml.. m nonim inr. ni. .loecnn vouii- ,,.- ' Cil Bluff railroad. R. B Hudson, suddenly, at hit home in Is. r roll ton. He had been a rest den! of f arrollton for fO year, and wealthirat man In the county. He wan 71. Mr. A. D. Haworth, aged 3, at Mo berly. He waa a veteran of the eivil war, and had lived In Bobrrly for 30 year. He leave a widow and II children. 0 son and 3 daughters; a grand and great -grea t -gr s ndehtl- S Mrs. Caroline Johanna flubmann. j "V7 "i. " 7 ,TT . ... I . . J", M1 ( 7(k 5 3 ?1 ' aaJa7! e ctvn war and had helo MUfa omee , . r for l" year. Rofua J. tVlaao. one of the heft : known lawyer In St. Ixiul. after aa I lllneaa of lem than 4 hmira. John M. Vivian, fullon. aged TS. Mra. W. V. Cunnlnghani, at Hteln mrntx, Howard county. Mra. P B. Donohoe. wife of a ra- tired farmer, nl Pilot lirove; inter- ment at Doonrillc ( I ( loudaa, a well-known about town, and identified with the i wif ''"'"K ' Jph. tfnm II Itirmu n.li.ln. I... l-lli. from Injuries sustained by falling throtu'h an .-levator shaft at the Swift plant In that city. ro.lMS.lrr. far Mlt.nart. The prrnldenl. a few days ago. an nounced the following postmasters for MfaMHHi! John Marshall. Bonne Terre; Charles T. Oroas, BoonvlHc; H. H. Mitchell, Clinton; Herscbel P. Klnsolving, Maiden; Albert I.. Kur den, Marshall; William C. Shannon. Marehfielil: ( rank K. Miller. Neneho; Willis K Flanders. Paris; (atarle L. Porter. Plattahurg; Frank 8. Jonaa, Sarcoxle: -lames W. Mills. Versailles; Peter 0". Van Metre, Warrensburgl Ire I). Mc ullsh. Marlnnvillr. a.rslss ta ll.rk Krriiers. Hundreds of cattle In northwest Missouri have died recently while : running in Ibe stalk Bride. tr. V. I.. Krtherttm. esrintant state veterinar ian, slates, after an inveatlgatlon. i that the trouble Is caused by the tork entlng nubbins of corn on which worms have previously feasted. ; He sy "I predict that If the farm ers do not uc unuusl precautions, tbeusands of cattle w',11 die this win- j ter." Was anve Cs. At the snnual session of the Mis- our) Poultry iiiclatlon, Chillieoth', Mis India Maxivell. of Fayette, won the t!S0 silver cup given by the asso ciation for tbe two bast bens, two be, pullets, two best cocks and two best cockerels. She must win Ibe cup twice In order to make It her proper ly permanently Leaves I lie Sehaal al Wises. Prtf. Y.. (i. Harris, who has for the oast ten years held Uie chair of civil enginrarlng in llir Missouri school of mines nml metallurgy, at Holla, has tendered his resignation, to take ef fect on January I, litos. Prof. Harris has accepted the chub- of civil engin eering in tbe university of Pennsyl vania. Kvrrr St VMeelnstrd. A panic war. created in 0W of the St. ItOahl courts, when it wa dis covered that one of a jury in a crim inal case, hod been taken to quaran tine with a case of variola. Judge, jury and sll the cmi.H attaches were vaccinated UauA RMti Maw. The Missouri Good Uoads associa tion, at it annual session In Chilli eothe, elected the following officers: George Heed, Springfield, presi dent: 8, VV. Waters, Canton, secre tary, and W. J Ward. !dalta.Tica-pres Ident. A t. Lasts Man's Way. In her petition for a divorce a St. Louis woman alleges that her hus band sent her to a conservatory of music, "to Improve her musicsl edu aatloa,' which was against her will, in order to be rid of her presence. As Ola Mss'a Drswsa. Thomas Fahey.sgcd 70. of St. 1-oote, dreameii that he was In a flghi, and that he wos getting the worst of it. In escaping from bis imaginary foes, he fell out of bed, receiving injuries from which he died. They Were Sal at A set la a. At a handkerchief baxaar bald by the tattles of the Christian church, Cbiilicothe. handkerchiefs sent by Mrs. Theodore (loose vrlt and by Mr. A M. Dookery were sold at auction- Tare Death ta Pawr llojs. Mr. and Mr. John Acker, of No. All Washington street, St. Louis, buried three children In four day. AH three deaths were due to scarlet fever "W'aama visa's Dwaeavat.- Mrs. Clara Hoffman, of Kirkwaod, St. Louis county, in a speech before tbe Chicago Suffrage aaao nation, add that woman was man' doormat. fevss Niewttne fsavanlaa. From the nicotine which he' ab sorbed while w orking in a tobacco f tar (ry, Albert (amp Styeat, of St. died, after lllneaa of M aaya. Bank clearings in St Louis for tbe l.ww yeflM,Jwfe tuber 14 were SSa, 'taVWi in Wveace of H per ecnk ow extrtaaneawttoff week test year. ' Mlais Takuss a Wife, Bee. a. A. Boyd, fwator of Urn Oaav tral .. Pnxby tatian ehurea-. Bedalis. W W. . as. .sa I.1.! as 11. ta, were married a tear day affo. ' saa. vwaswaTamsLs. mm m Th Eerstese state 8-e? by Ttre Storm and Deluged by Rising Water. mil persons perish n a mm Unrttonrtxe Klvrm r.w frkm 1M Urwat tlMtnetlw at redeem iiu wattar Mut AMna aba rwtb, aad rhpe aa Kaar M All KiwseM. of Tieili ti 1 iln.trjr WUHamaport. Pa., Dee. 1&.--A frleght train on tbe Philadelphia and Krie dirlakm of the PennaylranUi railroad went through the bridgu upturning t.ycomlng creek between thi city and Newberry at all o'clock thl im.iiiiiif. Three Uvea were loat The train waa known a raet Freight Mo. K. and waa running three hour late, owing to tbe dlrrange ment of achednie In eonwquenee of the atorni. The bridge panning (be creek waa a two-epaa Iron atrtwUU. the nrt npnu of which gave way be neath the train. The engine ami nine ear were engulfed in the ley water The creek wa greatly awollen aa a j ,,,,,11 t the heavy rain, and it la presumed the middle pier bad been weakened. No effort could lie made to reach the bodies on aeooani of the height of tbe waters. All the streams in this section were greatly swollen, the Susquehanna riv er here f ilching a height of 21 feel, which did ho damage In the city be yond flooding a few cellars oat tbe lowlands. A few stray loga in the river were j ,1 aw,.:. hyeoaBin,; nd Loyal sock creeks were both very high, and I the Northern Central tracks along j the first-named stream were Istdly washed out in places, and several j bridges were dsmsged At ltalstnn a passenger train had I to In- alsxndonett and the jftassengcr . sniight high ground to rscape the I flood. The Philadelphia A Heading road bridge at Monlnursvllle was so weak ened thnt traffic had to be aujs-nded. During the !4 hour ending at mid night Inat night thr rainfall wa three Ine he. 1 THR 1.BMII1H VAI.I.KV. The Mast Destructive rla4 Kaawa Is Kartr Years. Alientown, Pa.. Dec IS. The most destructive flood in the Iehigh valley since Ifin stalled this morning at three o'clock, following a two-days' drenching rein, which melted the Mnow in the mountain, causing th i Ihlgh river to become a raging tor- rent. The traction enmpanira power houses are flooded with seicn feet of wster, which drowned the fires under the iMiller. fo trolley car have been run ulnce ten 1. 'clock thi morning, end tllentown to-night Is in darkness. Tbe Adelaide lk mill sustained -1 loss of over. $40,000 by flood Kight feet of muddy water is on the first floor, completely covering the warp ing and finishing machines and ruin ing all the silk on the machines. The American Steel und Win- Co. "a wire and nail plants are under water nnri thiiiisand of dollar damage has been done there All other industries aluugthecourse of streams siilferrd heavily by water flooding the basements and first floors, damaging the machinery sod stock No through train are run ning north of Allrntown and com iiinlcnliou by wire in completely cut off. Ho hiss of life ha been reported There are many washouts atnaur the railroad. Superintendent Went of the Central Hailrisad of New Jrrsey la stalled in his private car some where north of Allent wn tiock Tender Wm. Huffert'a bouse and stable near Alientown were swop I awsy. The family escaped, but two horses were carried with the atablc Into the Lehigh river and drowned The county bridge over the I-high river here waa badly damaged by the flood One pier was washed from Its moorings. The water began subsid ing this afternoon and Is slowly re ceding to-night. llaiXR AT A KTAMVSTtLI. He Lalklah Yaller Hallroad. Mete ta k IO...S.. Susquehanna, Pa., Dee. IS. -Owhvg to the heavy rains and wind of laat nighl mildness tieday was at a stand still on tbe Erie railroad. A mile of track near Owego, on the Kuaqorhnn na. and several hundred feet at Ho a's switch, on the Delaware division, are submerged. Two hundred men left here to repair the damage and a (lining ear wa scat from Susquehan na with food for the pas.engrr on a train which la blocked at Owego Telegraph and telephone Unci throughout this section have been down all day. A Lehigh Valley train, on account of high wster over tbe tracks at car lain points on that road, was ran from 3crantun to Carttondale, on the Delaware A Hudson railroad, thence to Owego, on tbe Erie road, where It was agate halted by high water. The Snwjoehcrmii and Delaware riv ers are fntt to the bank and the creek are the highest lu year. Much damage has been dune to property along the tow lands -ens imittl 4VKFL0WKO. Wavret Dasaaae trans tn tall 1 Betblebsraa, p, , Dec hour thh naomtng tka Iahte rteaw o-ertlowed the eanal ami flb anftete taat railroad frank -am htrtb ssdas waawa M bssbbB bsbbsj OBBsbssbssi aBsrsBBBSsv- itota taw laskigh Central iBtTowa am forced to amv pewfl traSte. Rot ahkee MM1 haa the ffw3Bai wiM fwwHf waWMMawaA taa b- a.r Jba-axea to sbbI mm river waa IT feet above low wahee mark before the people mallard their danger . hence the eerere lotx to pef aortal properly. tit VMS Jt KI4TA VAiiUlV. Line t Stream (ihlltrrated fcr i bo Oirrlvw . Huntington, Pa.. Bee. IV Yester day's excessive rainfall ha precipi tated a destructive flood throughout tbe Juniata valley and through the low-lying country traversed by the Ksystown branch. The line of the stream hna become obliterated In many places by the overflow. To-day the Juniata river hud risen 14 feet and the ttavslown branch much high er. The farmers along throe stream have austalitrd an incalculable loss ta fences, growing grain and other property. Many farmers were forced I ssi bight to abandon their hocaan tenijsirarlty. The public roads to the south and east of Huntington are impassable. Mlt3NKT atacM joHMrrowvx. Tarreala al Mats) aa Pierre Dates at MeSlurS. r Bedfonl. Pa., Ikao. I.'.. -One of the heaviest wind and rain storms In its history visited Bedford last night Tbe rain fell in torrenls and a fierce gate shook the buildings. The Rays- ;tnwn branch reached Its highest point slime the ,iohniow.. flood. It overflowed the tracks the Bedford division. Pennsylvania railroad, flood ed one or town house lu the we. tern end of town and rushed through the powerhouse of the Bedford Klet trie Light. Heet and Power Co.. doing considerable damage. Lust night a train waa delayed nearly two hours by a landslide near Saxton. The trestle at Laybarger's farm was washrd away. ria la ilshaelas.attla' Creak. Lewistown, Pa., Bee. ''.Yester day' heavy rains raised the water In Klsliacloquilla ' and Jack's creek-, about ten feet, and did much dsmagr to proM-rty along the bank. One railroad bridge on the Mllhrny branch, raiir-ied bridge on thr Mllhrny branch at Walnut street, was twisted out of position and trsvrl on that line will lie rut off for several day. The new iron wagon bridge over Jsck's crock, on thr road In Mifflintown. was cur rird away by tbe flood. Travel over half the line f (ha KeedsviUi trolley road ha been stopped. Tkaasaaes af Hollar.' Itsaiase rssar Kastoii. Ps.. Dee. 14. - The freshet In the Delaware sihI 1-high rivers bns done serious damage all through this section. Hallroad traffic I. ua-ndrd, and the water ha risen In Front street in thi city. Telegraph and telephone communication is inter rupted. The rivers arc still rising at the rata of a foot nn hour, nml from advices received from pointa up tbe Delaware valley the Delaware river will likely continue to rise until mid night. Thousands of dollars' tUmag has already been done to the big In dustrie at West Easton. Hseiia Rise la Ike Baaaaekaaaa. Ilarrishirrg. Pa., lh-e. 16. -The Sus- quehanna river has Is-cn rising t the . , , . . . ," rsle or nine Inches sn hour since two o'clock this morning, with Indicsllons . . . . , - . that it will continue lo rise all night There were i fact of water in the engine room of the llarrlsburg water works thu evrning. The freshet was . caused by the heavy rainfall in the Juniata valley and along the west branch of the Siisiiue!iuiiB sv RalBstarm la I'eaaarlvaata. Shamokin, Ps., Bee. 11 paxarn grr Hsfl freight train altaa on the local branch of Ibe Philsdrlphia Hrsdiag sad the Noithern Central railroads was a complete standstill from one o'clock this morning until five o'clock this evening, owing Is numerous washouts caused by the henvy rainstorm of yesterday and last night. Numerous colliery soling. were washed out. snu almost every mine In this region is (loaded and will not be operated to-morrow WILL FIGHT TO A FIRISH. AUsslral Sefcley Will Be Clavaraast la Ball ky Mis Lawyer's Oslslas, j yesterday. "I see that our consul gen- Baltimore, Bee. 16. Rear-Admiral erst at Vienna reports large in Schley ha notified Attorney (loners! ' crenac In the consumption of horse lsldor ISayner that he is ready to (r, f1)r f0, t. iota! hcitip some- take any action with referees to his aaae that Mr. Bay ner may advic Mr. liayncr expects to meet the admiral In Washington to-day or Tuesday When asked whether I; 1 favored a cm gressional investigation. Br. Hay ner aid: "1 doubt whether a proceedings of i ly known that aome of our Indian thh sort Is the proper one. It getter- i tribe not only eat horse flesh, but ally assumes a political aspect At ' prefer It to beef. It has a sweetish this time I am of the opinion that the taete. but a man soon learns to like matter should be prosecuted In Ihe j Th" Indian can no understand courts. There are plenty of way in 1 the while man's prejudice ami rcluscs which this can Is done.'' t accept it as serious. A metier Among the telegram Mr. Rayaer : 'act. s large part of lb .wU hae reeeivnl alnee the pohaoation of (Which Indiana bring into ths trading the finding of tbe court at inquiry j P" " " Arteona for sale is not vaa one from a gentleman In nnoth- 1 dr. "u burro that la tn any, don er atate. who asked that hU identity ' Travelers in that coutstry also be kepi serial, . tth aa offer of no.- f' 3 'he same kind of CO for the necessary exprawas at- tending a further proeeeoiion of th ' '""e" 1 'P' afrcral week., case. The offer waa declined. j at s trader's store on the bedwatera. ..-Tr-r'iTrr of the Little Colorado, in Ariaona. OTHERS BESIDE IfORDICA. Barf was hard to get. but venison we mem Mra f l.b.k. nana. w l'lrM' J"'k V" 'd aw skH.t-a. ., la ktsaw " "' hom' d' "7" laaat rr r - T 1 1 j piece, brought in tbe hide of a donkey and offered It for sale. The trailer e. ,1 bought all kinds ot pelt, those, of 7 r! . real eatate dealer of Ottawa, aa- If Madame Sordira. the jalHgw, wtea her aalt agalosi the gov. rwr a sum satn to ne aw- twwta throe ndllions and tear Itena, k srBl eaene in for a share of taw atvaMrjr. Mie .Vordica's cairn ta to? aMHtey paid the Unibad States by h fteiwch government for tbe tew0w of awtea taw k-tonged b Ichatewl Mortnn. ait awtiaaftei. KtHPttai wn the areandfather eg Mr, (taaaswa n"v,,lkT Mr- ttaaaj aaasa fit aaa JStum Mjr. af- UmuM' asSMfW ) United States Battleship aaaBnBaaCTssaaBaaraSnsBs ' a, .v . . ssBasaaBBHaa lkft 'BBW ffaUBBSBBSMBBBBBte ' ' ' - ' " StHf S Pw' asasawr Jt" 1$? f- TV bsttlMhlii Missouri, to tw Isuaehee Dacmser a m nnr or a class of thr b p. nutnorlstd bi cenare In IMS. in oihtr two bstns the Main ami th nhtn It will b. launcheil In the screen. . of Gov. DtH-krry sno s l.rge aanr ' bM.iur:sns at Nvspori News, and will bs rhr, t:. lir Ml-u Ooekrsll Th. hull it ibe Mii nr. which Is divided Use tho.. at tke rnnst recent kstllrshlp. is built u (trs'i and la un shralhrd. It Is AM feet long aa Ihc load situ has It feet TV Inches extreme brvsdth. and at a mean draft of M test la Inrliei displaces 11.390 Ions Thr hull Is unite. rial shresst 0 thi bo lrrs nod enxtnrs my s ld srmur belt estrndlng there tret nix Inches abnvr thr load wntrr tin snd four fret below It. havln s thtck nex of II tm-hrs for a druth of four feel s.a tm hes, tsper Ins lo TH inches at ihe bottom of thr belt, and by th case mste urnuir lx Inche.i thiek. which nirna from the .Id ."' ,h "nn-r He, k. and Is worked train the cenirr ..f 1 thv forward lo the renter uf the slter bsrhette Al the j ends of the esse male armor illiiil irmar nine tnrhrs thick aaajasrs Irom th side, uf the veel 10 the barheiii unwr. I In thr casemate thus formed sr. 11 tared ten 'if th- i,n suns Above this on thr unoer deck tout of the fix- Ineh nun sr plserd, In the vlctniir of which lxdnch urmor Is worfcsd far snovurh forward mid all to sfford nrotcitl'.n to th . rrw at Ihese sun. Protection Is sffordrd the vital, .if thr .bin bel.iw th water line bv a protective dn k worked fist within Ike esse, nieni. snd whtch slope forasrd snd ult of H Th. deck is worked In twn lhlckttre. .if ntstlns. the tnttil thli-kc-- on thr nst tiein a Inrhis. ah.ii- thst on thr loess fsrssrd and ft sr reaprctlvrlv three Inch, and tour Inche. Th msln battery of the hlp conet of four U-ln h ereech-litsdins rltlei. iilscad In two Balanced turrri. snd M lx-lnch riil'l-tlrf ng gun. The B-c.indari' batiriv . ..n . 1 - of ii three nu ll rui '.i nnnx sue. . ishi firms guns, iwo Colls sad two three-Inch 1 lie turret are lumen bv electricity far Oil purpose can revolve one of th- i.-jsii as dearer in nn. minuir Tne turret, and Isvrpsttes I I? Inch.- thick T I Bun rr In Ine i-s cm..it. a bi-forr atstet! on the berth neck forward In tx-lnch and tour sre on tvo upir uses Ihoe 1 ' wsrd snd two oa the iipi u. . k csu lit n SAYS HORSE MEAT IS GOOD. tonus Harae Hake. ...., a .-.aiiBB and tkr Ulna Qaarlrr af fliinkrv tlflen t'assea as tralsaa. "Prejudice against the use of horse ; meat, for it is only prejudice, seem i to be waning," suid un old traveirr thing like twenty-eta fhniajai.-j fcar?r and fifty-eight donkeys, which is an Increase of three thousand over 1T "I have eaten bon- meal aud found It pretty good, and it was in this j country, too. It la a fact not general ; sheep, jfiwts. deer, mouiita in llotw, Us - 1,. r .irew the line on donkmr. m burro hide'" he id tin phn-Jailmn. 1 vwn oat af here The Indian looked dad flor e nsinutr and tbes replied. 'Yea white torn am stneev. A week ago t laToajgwt son a bind 'juarter ef that aatael fou be ight it and afterward tokt Mm to bring In more If I had nay. taat hide i aH that' left and now wm gel angry when 1 otter it to you. J oan t travelers tend yon at nil. ppM Under was haOkeg speech gar a week tM has) liewn feast tag om temhkiw' aatt telling eh otte ar how muvh fltter R wa than Imf.isjMiioc 'Uat bi tine. " so to Va auttar tawl. H was go-d loo again si It few tbs other two on tka .'x-tmu. d.; r..; : ana 1 tfoss or : DROVE A THRIVING TRADE. Hew aa Old I'eddlrr 1-0 1 BJ14 af b lack ol I'laylaa I ard sad Hlhlr la Kealaeky. . .. 1 1 . 1. no, tong ago. m, . , n .... ,- hmm 2 wen "P eV Ken tuck' river on a Uttte sleamboal which run. from l-iu,svillt to rrank- lull, 11, ml nil, mi 11 i.iii m ., er or more beautiful stream In the whole country iluiii thai same Ken t in ky river; the bout uasaca through eighl or ten government lock ilur ing the trip. On lass lit I enroun lered a qvi.-cr old customer- a long beanled. gnll Kenlucklan, who was full of interesting reminiscence. " Once on time,' he said, 'I miidc a beep o 'omney up an' down this lit tle ol river a peddlin'. " 'What did you rsnldle?' 1 asked. " 'Keards,' M answered, 'playin' keanls an' Bllve., "Thai was a qoeer lock la trade' was my comment. 'How did you hap pen to hsvs: ssrh s sailed lot as that?" " '! bought It at a aurtlua down C Loo'sville.' he cxnlainru. 'the auc tioneer lumped "em, I had to take 'em. Hut I got rid of 'emyes, lre ev'ry one of "em. People along this river is aHus wild for playin, kearda; I sold them playin' kearda fer (8 a pack, riiey went off rapid ev'ry one of them--ye, airec; an' 1 aktn' have nary lilble left on hand, aulher.' " 'How much did you get for your Itiwle?' I asked, " law,' the reminiscent KentucV 1.. 1 ..olulnail- itWom llll.l... u.,nl rapid, too; t give 'em away with th' ' . . " sr krdi Detroit Free lresa. si.;; -- mtrMSM. Una of a party of young lartroihrr Ik attended the Pan-Atner- featn exposition in I'.ugaUi wa svad the vtctbw of a jfokc on the retom trip, and he hasn't in-anl the last of it from those who are familiar with the details. The youu" asaa in tMu4los ia ol m flirlatioas teaieiney, and when a handsome young womaa entered the dining cer and fook seat oppo site him he used all th btoiid tab no o;a possible 10 attract her Uftmr ahte attention aud to cuBIMe he MBBillalritnm-e lint one of hla eoiu- JrjowtvTTi,,,, to strike up a coiiversatton alUrVUl giving offenae. He wore he had oh sTaseft aV4awaa VsMa4a L0 esvnfcaai 1 asksi 1 ' lArtlHBTiBV iMtf.!!,. "a.ts.1. rlT- Kl gun -U M both Ihe I uf Ih. tlx .1, 1. h'' moved saww::. ne t'i' i:it. d.rall)r shesd. and "Missouri." uaser deck csn flrr dlrrclly satrra. M sddltlon to hsvlna s broad, de fire A new feslure Introduced In the offensive power of thl ship I thr submrraed lurpido tule- hlle uionrred tor sade lube see not new sbrusd. ili iovan w-hlp ne SSas a.Ulined with thepi far s nunile-r ol i.r thr Mla-ourt and her clss srr the first nai'trahtpa ol out SS.V) 10 he aui.piiad w:ih thiai. thnuch prior i.i Bar 1 .ininictlon mane vranels ef (be felted Htatrs navy wr filled with toriirart liibr shavs lit. water line. The Minaourt will have IWa r ih- tubas. en en each slds of Ihr ir.sel, situated sieiui at fret from the hew. snd shout ten fast six Inches below tae wstrr Una Ths masaalne on.t hrttroaaj of the -hip csn now M round of the 15 Inch ummuntl on. 3 !W' round' of Ihe .11- n -n ammunition, f owl r. i: . 1,1 tdr six. pounder and t 000 rounds Of Ih onr-iio.iii.il r Th uossrd msaaxluus sr located lis ni.illt"ti fnrwnrd o' ihe u ivamo-roums sad the after onaa lutt abaft Ihe ena:ne-ro..iaa. Th nmmsl eosl supply 1 3.000 ton and thr csroretly af toe hunkers Is Lieu ton.v As In othvr ships of thl type the srranevmrnt of thr sanaera u sueh to afford ssaaaMBBBBBi -ncidrntsi protrHdton lo th- macli.iu-ry The Mtourl snd her ilsss sre the rtrai hsittrshlp of th I'nltrd Hlatr nnvy In wV h sntcr itiln Isitlrr srr pro vided s-trsrr f r th arniielliit aaachlnerf u mpplied by WSler tube boilers of the Thorny-croft Ivor plated In lour wsi-r-tlaht romparitnrnta Thi re a'.- thne .rook, pipes Thr lao isrageUina en;n are rlaht snd lefoi In seps ral wsler-llaht ooumsrtBtrnU. snd sre of th inverted verti cal rvllitdrr. d'r.-t 1 ns tip! exBaaslori type, hovlna four cyllader. Th diameter ol the cylinder are I. S Inches h e. B Inchra h n and ct iehe lor two low rrea surs bv M Inche slruke Thv cutir. tlve horn .i.r of the main (-name- slih their sir nd clrf iisllon I .tiotit lCnne when th vct 1. msklac .1 speed of 3f knots ft should he .tat.! heet Hut ih Miourl rsnk. next lo ike ilri.rsia class of bali!eh:p tn our now In reesrd to n.d The (fenratu ot.i ilss. whi. h will have ihi sr. sleet states of ,ini hstili.hlp vet authorised by cungnss sr. designed ta make II lots Only Mm h wood material a wa deemed absolutely oeces esry la used In the easavtruetioa of the vessel, snd sit of thte except las armor uacaoui 1 taorou.-h MClluLAU i. (jl'iHK. ! thief ltom he was escorting to Ch- cngo for trial. He oloo told the young I laci.v '0e eroo was iio 11 o... circle na "Diniiiond Hill, nml inn he was one of the cleverest men in his line of business in the country, The Iu,ll.k..l it.. .tiirv .0 jouua ,.,....,. j , th.. shf .ek j, hrr. J passengers, and ; V1 kaw wa. - Ih, ' .,r ,hr ,, wn enough t" make him abandon tbe train and lake a lie nia tbe ra mnifiler "f the journey Ami be nev er knew iiie tnvafdou of lii ostracism until tiller he bad reached home and ihc joke was explained Ik-iroit Krce Press. llsrabllllr al l I1.1l.er. .Vow t hat there is so much talk nhout the durability of Australian flmbrr. it P.ijfht Tot lie out uf place to eon.ider aonsa ofcr hard wool that are aearer lo hand then tbe Karri and Jarrah forest of VVeat ralia. There is in the llrltish muse um a life .'.- traajaw of tbtsMafoj II Ihc famous Sesostris which seem to be In a perfect state of preserration Aa thia particular llaracsif, Bourithrd over thirty-two aaetories ago. r may fairly take It thnt Ibis piece of Umber from the Kite valley I at trust ',000 year old, ami it ta practically certain that It has paMM-d tk.-om.-h many trying viete situdes, sneh its Belts bwied amoug ruin, submergetl in Bile flood, and the rest. Wcstraliaa wood entbosl- nst who have lately been boasting ,h"1 iVnk r"n tmul ih "5r "tK, ; aiM.asiM .1 a a -.. .... , V. ,.jl U.vlliir tear Of no years or more had better pondi r thi. And our authorities ia Kgypt aiicht iki well to see if lhrr arv any forest nvmlteble for cutting MUasg by Dongote bead or fhrougb tbe - Htdsii. LoinJon Chroniclv. If Turk) I atrakea a. ' (.. orgw. If thare'o any rVaagar of a break up of Turkey I want "wm take me right over there." "Why co, my deer?" "Becsuse there' ture to he a bar gain sale 01 ail thf harem street and I woukln t wis U tar the w orks. Only thtak of getting grayer rag on which the favurite aaee koeH. Or Meaartoh nsirraw thwi iwd rafiattcil (he perteet feature of aoaae mVmt .Bar besututel Ctrnnalaa ho sat ttebi. who mifhd. in vksw al altered ei,cun,,t.ars. he wiBteg to