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it fflijtt JfuttntaL For 40 Years . The People's Friend. The Journal -. Leads In Circulation. THICK TIVH CENTS. VOLUME XXXVII, NO. 2.1 1 . MONDAY. KANSAS CITY, l'KDUUAKY IS, 185)5. MONDAY. A TERRIBLE WRECK. III-tAsT'tOf COLLISION on tiii:.t. 11: m:aii (iiriiitii:, o. t. TWO MEN GO DOWN TO DEATH, bi.ti:i:n oTitr.its i.v.tiiiu:i). siwr. 01 Tllll.U SIIIIIOUM.V. A South Hound I'nssciigrr doing nt n High ItAtp nf Speed t'rn-liotl luff, n I.tui ."lock Train, Itcsiilthit In Dc.itli nntl Destruction. Clllthrlr, O. T.. Feb. 17.-(KpocIa1 ) Tho most disastrous railway wreck In the history of Oklahoma or Indian Terri tories occurred at midnight last night 011 the Atchison, Topeka .t Santa Vo four miles south of this city. I'nclneer ITplcby, of the north bound Texas live Ftock express, had received orders to pass tho stoiilh bound passenger nt Seward, eight miles south of this city, but Instead of stopping there, his train thundered thioiigh that village and on nt the rate of forty miles an hour, and ns n result of this disobedience he now lies cold In death, one follow trainman Is dying and half n dozen suffering from Ferlous Injuries, a seoto of other people suffering, mom or less, two locomotives nnd much of two trains Ho In a con glomerate mass upon the track nnd tho railway company has suffered a llnnn clnl loss of fully $10,000. Three miles north of Seward thnt train rushed nround n cuive In n deep cut anil dashed Into tho engine of the south bound passenger with nil awful crash thnt was followed with a confusion nnd a result still more awful. This deep cut lins been known ns "Dead Man's Gulch" since the opening of the territory, and that on last night It was true to Its name, tho following list bears mute witness: Dead. . Charles Uplcby, Topeki, Kns., engineer freight train Dying Patrick Coldron, Arkansas City, Kas., fireman passenger train. Injured trainmen A. Il.ihn, Purcell, legs crushed; Mall Clerk Ilmchlns, Topeka, Kns., head badly cut; IXpiess Messenger Tl. P. Pea tsle, body badly bruised; Passenger Con ductor IMward Kitchen, of Arkansas Cii, hand mashed and body bully biulsed; James Moorman, of Arkansas City, freight conductor, arms broken; liaggage'nian George Nellle, Now ton, Kas., badly hcnlded; Itoadmaster McKlnney, Wichita, Kas., terribly bruised; A. J. Graves, of. lJ,iurceii, freight brakeman, arms dislo cated. Passengers Injured Harry Trower, Kan sas City, cut In neck and face, 1. 1! Weideiihelmei, Fort Woith, Te., badl cut on face and bod) ; Mrs. Agatha Hauls, St. Louis, .Mo., face cut by glass, Asso ciate Justice Scott, of Oklahoma suptcine comt, brulseil, John Hock, Aulmore, cut by tljlng pieces of glass; os-Dlstrict Clerk It, . Collins, of Unld, legs badly bruised, llrldgcmeu John J. Kngllsh and II. A. Sprow, boilles laceiated. A number of other passengers, were more or less biulsed b being hulled from then seats or cut with tljing glass. It was alone the fact that the passenger tiuln had lor somu unknown reason been unable to gut under good henuwa) and the in glneer reversed his engine In lime to al most' bring his train to a stop befote the crash came that prevented dozens ot pas sengers being killed and maimed, lor tho tiatn was a ctowdul one, Just as he had gotten well Into the cut Engineer Frj ot the passenger train saw act oss the cuive upon the sky the rolloe tlon of the light tin nun up by an open fur nace door, and, quick as a Hash. ii.al!.lng that another train was npptoaehlng, io . creed his engine and leap, el out Into the darkiifss, follow id by his llieman, Just as Iho two trains met at tho ape of thu cuive. Tim engines seemed to leap toiwaid like two things of life, ratse.l into the air for a moment nnd then settled back upon tint track, crushing rails ami ties beneath like fragile glass, while back of tho lielKht engine-, with ci.isli upon clash, a dozen care wete piled In one Indistinguishable heap, and upon the tendei of the other wete telescoped the baggage and mall and expiess cais. the ciles of the frlghteiud and Injured pissengers nnd the groans of the dlng trainmen being drowned by tlui roar ot escaping steam and the loud bel lowing of a hundred or more gigantic Tonus steers, bteaklng loose and dashing frantically up and down the etit, endan gering the Hies of thoso attempting to res cue the Injured Using eloso beside tho engines, one across the other, were found Dnglneer Cplob), of the freight train, nnd l'lremnn Coldron, llremnu of tho passen ger. Tho former had leaped from his post against tho toek) side of thu cut. ami be ing hurbd back against the inglne, was teirlbly crushed, while from the pocket nf his Jacket piotiuded tho order, dlsobejed with sure dire results. Fireman Coldron was fearfully scalded by escaping steam and for two hours was thought to be dead, hut n spaik of life was nt last dlseoeieiI by ph)slclans, and he now lies In awful agony nt the Hotel Pally. In this cltv, mused by his wife, brought by special train from Arkansas City, The Injuied were rescued from tho wreck ns fast as possible nnd at 2 o'clock brought to this city ami given eeiy care, Nothing On Earth can prevent your dinner from being a failure if the butter 13 bad. If you want to be safe beyond a peradventure, if you desire to gratify your guests, use Silver Churn Butterine The scientific method by which this delightful table article is produced is a special process, known to us alone. Beware of imitations. Look carefully for the Silver Churn trade mark on each wrapper. Jrmour Packing Co,, Kansas City, U, S, A, ' i Headquarter for Tfleplioiio 1000. JOHN I-UCAb' PAINTS. F. M. DeBORD, w!uW WflLU PAPER, Paints, Class and Room Moulding. ma-lllt AVulnut bt.( Huiua- City, Mo ft large number of hdles volunteering as sistance. The body of linglnoer t'pleby w ts pre pared for burial and Inken to Topeka lie was but V Sears old nnd leaves three orphin children and n widowed mother. The scene at the wreck lo-dnv beggars nil description, with the rut compbtolv tilled with wreckiK". demolished freight nnd baggage, ind the bloody corpses of nearly n hundred Texas entile. The track will not be eteareil before to-morrow, though two wrecking trains nnd crew hive worked uninterruptedly since d.ij light. THE BROOKLYNSTRIKE IS OFF, District Aomby o, 7.1 Usui situ Address detailing the Iton-on tor sum nib r llronkljh, Is. Y, l'eb. 17 -In calling off Iho strike of the llrooklyn Heights and the llrooklyn, Queens County & Suburban rallwnvs, district nsrmbly No. 75 Issued the following nddress; "To tho Public. "Acting In belmlf of their employes, we presented to the oilletl.ils of the lirookljn Heights nnd the llrooklyn, Querns County A Suburban Hallway Companies certain nquests for Impiovetl conditions of labor on their roads for tho year 1W. Hubso quently these requests, which wero never other than of Iho most reasonable nature, were modllled so as to leave tho companies no eveuse for a fallup' In lomo to agree monts wllh tlielt ompfiijos. "Wo have t hausted uverv honorable means to effect n friendly settlement, but the trolley oltlcials assumed n most im cnmiuouilHlng attitude, and refused to make u single concession In if spouse to our reasonable icqiiests They wont fur ther, nnd so fur fiom Impiuvlng tho eon dltlons of their employes, they Inslstoil U()ou tonus less favorable than they had made without protest in lilt and pi e Ions ears "Their evictions forced their emplojes to suspend labor on January II last. Slme then thcio novir has been a day on which tho men hne not been willing to go more than half was In an endeavor to adjust amicably a dllllculty that entailed hard ships on the omplovos, as will ns incal culable loss ami Inconvenience to the pub lic. "The companies have not had the same consideration for the nubile, the same spirit of compromise. Tiny started out lo starve their emplojeH Into submission, and they havo finally succeeded. It his been a tight of dollars against empty stomnehs, nnd, ns wns to have been expected, doll us havo won a vlctorv, though a dear one Our people, after a hemic iesstnnce, have at last submitted to the inevitable. Tho civil, the mllltaiy and, In ome Instances, the judicial powers havo all been used to coerce tin m "Wo desire to return our most sincere 'hanks to the oignulzatlons nnd Individuals who have In any wav aided our people during the strike, nnd hopo our smpn thleis will never feel the power of cor porate oppression, Mnnv nf our people still need assistance to keep tho wolf of hunger from their doors. A little from the many will -HUIlce, and au.v cltl7en, society or new-paper 'bat will help our people In this respect will receive tho best thanks of nil, with the hopo thu the lime will vet come w lien equal rights will be nccorileel to all, spool il ptlvileges to none, and that all will stand tqual befme tho law " This action on tho patt of district assem bly Xo. 71 will permit tho strikers of thlrtj-thieo roads to teturn to work, or at least apply to be taken luck. Tho sltlko against President N'oi ton, of tho Atlantic Avenuo lino, Is still on. 'Iho Cost of It. Urnoklv n, N. Y IVh 17. The trolley strike, which has lasted thlitj-four dns, has cost an enormous amount of money Thieo million dollath Is considered by those luvnlieil a modeiato estimate When tho sltlko stnitnl It was stated that dis trict assembly No. 71 had from $t,0,tnl to JSOOOO In Its ticnsuiy About JCi.ikk) was subscribed by sympathize! t AH this has bein spent, and the $110,000 wages tho men would have earned has been lost. Tho Piooklsn Heights Railroad Company was the heaviest loser among the loads. It Is estimated to havo lost dltoctly SOOO.noo. The other s.v stems have lost eloso to SW, uoo. 'Iho cost to the cltv nnd state troops Is espected to exceed $i0.0u0. The dimuge dono bv enrs manned by Inoxperlonct d men Is placed nt Jluo.oiiO more, ami the loss In taming capatlty by the lnllltU dining their st.ij in IliooklMi Is conseivntlvelj estimated at J2.le.000. Theie wore m mv other losses to swell tho amount In nldltlon lo tho fncon venleiico nnd stiff i ring caused by tho lilg strike. KANSAS G. A, R. ENCAMPMENT. (iri'iit Preparations Iti lug .Vlade at Lawri'lue for the Hunt. til. Ii Occurs 'I his ,11, .nth. Law rem e, Kns, fob. 17 (Spprl.il ) The committee for the suite encampment of tho G A. H. and kindred organisations, which will meet here on the last three dajs of this month, has about completed Its work, and the ollli lal programme will be Issued this week. The ucampment prom Ists to bo the Inigest gathering of old soldiers ever held In Kan-as This Is due to tho historic luteiests that me clustered about Law rem e on nciniiut of Its pioml nence In the e.nlv war lime snuggles. The encampment will be nttiudod bi Coni-m.indei-ln-Chlef l.awlei, ot Illinois, nnd Chaplain llnggerty, of St. I.ouls. b.fdes other menibiis of the national conunand eij. Nearly all Iho past tUpiitmeut com maudois tor Kansas have signified I hoi l Intention of being pies.nt, and Dopnilinent Commander Canipbell looks foi tho atttnd niieo ot a numbii in oilier piomlnont (1 A. It men fiom oiilslde lie- stute The ses sions will begin on Monday, I'ehinarj S3, when the delegates uulve nnd are asslgnori qnaiters. On that evening the dep.utment olllceis of the (i A It and W It. C will glvo an Infoimal reception In Pint, i mil Aid hall On tho morning nf Pbiuai -''. the time will bo devoted lo prt llmlnar) ni langements At 1 o'elotk all the bodies will go lo Kansas unlci-,t, whoie formal w( looming eveiclses will inke pl.ue Tho G. A It nnd Sous of Veil rails will form In line nnd innieli lo the si liool There nddiesses will be made by Cli imellor P II Snow, Department Commander Campbell, Coinmuiider-lu-chlef l,uw lei. Chaplain Uag geny nnd otheis Following this tho uni versity building will be thrown open for the Inspection of tho visitors. In the even ing tin lo will bo ginnd cntnpllres nt the rink and nt tho opein house. Theso win be addiessoil by piomlnont vlsltots, and good pioM.immes have been nnnnred for both. Wednesday will be devoted to busi ness sessions Tliero will bu n grand ball In tho evening, given by tho Sons of Vet emus, nml a ii'coptlon by the ladles of the W It. ('. Thursdav will be luken up with business and In thu evening the uewy eleetod ollioeis will be Installed, During the cucnmpuie'nt uriangements havo been made for th" visit of tin. delegatis ami otheis lo tho iiMUUfii tilling dlstilots of tho city, to tho burial giound of Iho Quantioll raid vic tims, to Haskell Institute, and to other places of luteiest It Is estimated thnt theto will lio In tho lioighbnihnod of 1,"n) sltnngeis In tho illv duilng the encamp ment, livery hall hns been secured lor sessions, and the citizens have op, nod their homes to piovldn accommodations lor tho Oram! Army of Kansas, iiANKi.u iti:i'i:it asks tjursi'ins. Ilolrm In Know Why lie Cannot (lot Mono) Coming In lllm. Washington, Feb, 17. (Special.) Captain Keyser, a banker nt Stillwater, O. T., has addressed an Important letter to the attor ney general. Ilu sajs that nearly a year ago he purchased from deputy marshals In the Oklahoma country soma voucher for the (list quarter of last venr. So far ho has not been able to secure pnvment on the same. He wants to know why ho Is unable to get the money on thestj claims, ns ho understands the department Is 111 the habit of sending money to tho United States marshal promptly at the (.lid of each quarter to pay on claims of this sort. Ho called nt the olllca of tho United States marshal of Oklahoma u number of times, had prt seated the claims, but l had been represented that tho money to cover tho same hud not been received from the gov ernment. Ho wants to knowvlf this Is the fact. He appears to have come doubts about Its being strictly correct. As It is a proper matter of Inquiry, It Is supposed there will be little delay In furnishing the Information desired. DiutU or uu Old bcttlir. Peabody, Kas,, Feb. 17. (Special ) James W, Williams, an old settler nnd prominent farmer of Marlon county, died ut his home near here last night. He was a member of Peabody camp. Modern Woodmen of America, and Marlon lodge, A. O. u, W. MADGE YORKE SHOT. A l'ltl.TT ACTItl'ss I ot'M.V Ml It IIKItr.tl 111 .IVMI'.s (If'.MItV. A MOST ATROCIOUS DEED mi Mm iv i: known lint tin: iiuhidv. t'ltl.MI. t'M.l.v I V s ,li;.l,llt's. 1 ht Tragedy Occurred ill 'pls' Hotel III Phllitlelpblu, Whore Ml V orlio Was Mopping sbe M-ns lliiud some nml Popnlir. Phllnilolphln, Pel). 17. Madge Yorke, n soprano singer with the "Hngg.igo Chock" ootnpntij, was shot and almost Instnntly killed lo-nlght at Zeiss' hotel In this city, by James P. Gentry, n comedian of Collier's "Hack Number" company, (.entry escnped, nnd up to u late hour lind not been captured. The "lt.tggugo Check" oomp.inv. which opens nt tho l'mplio theater to-nioriovv night, arrived heio o.trly this morning from Chester, P.i and ti number of the members, Including Miss Vorke, regis tered at Zeiss' hotnl, Miss Yoiko taking a third story back room. It Is sold that Miss Yorke, whose homo Is In New York city, took tho n.f.O tinln for Hint city, but she returned to the hotel at about l", o'clock this evening nnd remained there. About 9 o'clock Gentry walked Into the hotel olllce nnd nsked lo be shown to Miss Yorko's room, lielng unknown to tho attaches ot tho house, he was told to wait a few moments. A message w.ih then sent to tho gill's room, but (entry did not wnit. Hi' walked out Into the hallway and ascended by means of the stairway. Miss Yotke and Miss l,ld,i Clarke, a member of the company, were In the former's loom, practicing songs, when Gentry opened the door nnd walked In unannounced. Miss Yorke manifested sonio suiprlse nt seeing him and Intro duced him to .Miss Clntke. After hnstily acknowledging the Introduction, Miss Clarke sas.s Gentry tinned to Miss Yorke nnd In an angry tone demanded: "Why didn't you meet mo to-day?" Hefote the girl could ansvver.ho whipped a revolver from his pocket and fired three shots ut her, each bullet tnklng eflect, one over the tight eye, one in tho center of the fotehead nnd the thlid close to the left temple. Gentry Immedi ately rushed from the room nnd noth ing moio was seen of htm The supposition Is that he ran along the hallway and descended by means of the lire escape at the back ot the house, making good his escape by one of the numerous little nllovs In the rear The shots were heard tliioughout the building A patrol man was summoned nnd the girl was taken to the Pennsjlvnnla hospital, about a block distant, whore she died linmcdiitc 1 upon her .uilv.il llefoie entering tho hotel, Gently went to a theatrical boirdlng house next door, kept by a -Mrs Dietrich, where he was In formed thnt .Miss Yorke was stopping at Zeiss'. Charles T. Illiney, author of the "Ilaggago Check," and Mail iger Cooper slid that It was genei ills undei stood that Gentry and tho girl were engaged to bo married, nnd no motive for tho deed other than a lit of Jealous) can he Imagined . ntry had alwavs been regitded by his lrlends In tho profession as a thoroughly good fellow, while not u word could be said against the gill. Geutij, It Is said. Is oilglnally from ltlehmoud, Yn. Ills fi lends In this city are of the opinion that he will commit suicide, as certain mirked lueullaiitios of voice and m innei render Ills ouptuio in the near future almost In evitable. The murdered gill wns well known In the profession During the season of US7-SX she was a inenibi r of the New York Ca sino (ipera Company, of late- je-ars she has boon wllh "Naiiii.il lias," "lloss and lloss," whoie sin fiist mot Gentiv, nnd a number of othe i prominent compinios She was eiikaged bj tho "Itaggige" Chm k" comnany lisi se ison. and had undo su ii a hit that .Mr Illnuoj hid tried to iid-n vanoe tier position, ami to this end wns writing for hoi the put of an up-to-date girl In "The Chattel Mortg ige," which is to lie piodui'cd In Now Vork next month She1 was a rem.iik.ibly pretty gill, docldfd ! brunette, and about ears of age Oi'iitry Is dooilhed ns a till, thin, sal low faced man of about 11 soars of nge, md Is said to be a clover character come dian Miss Clirko was proslnted by the ore nr reuoe. and could not be soon Detectives were- at oneo put upon the cise, , A SENSATIONAL SUICIDE, V Denver Man Kills llini.olf Almost In the PrcMilcn of Ills suoe the art Denver, Col, I 'eh. 17. Melancholia nnd consumption Impelled George II. Wilkinson to kill himself In a pathetic ami sensational nnnner this nfteiunou while, calling iixm the joung lady to whom lies was engaged, Miss Olive Potter Ho drew a revolver and, after saving th it he was convinced that loeovory was Impossible, attempted to kill himself, The joung woman b forco prn voutnl his c.iirylng nut his design, and thinking to allay his excited condition, suggested that I hoy go for a. walk, to whit It Wilkinson agreed Passing tho house where the young man boatded, ho excusod himself to run In nnd get an overcoat, leaving MIhs pptterat the gale. Iteachlng his loom, he sent a bullet crashing thiougji his brain Ills sweetheart, heirlng tho ie port of the pistol, reacheel him Just as ho was dying. Wilkinson camo to Denver for his health fiom Cleveland, O,, wheio his mother and brother reside, about live jears ago. Ho was 27 years of age, and was soon to hnvo been married. Iloth Wilkin son and Miss Potter stood well In social circles. Cl.t.M: OASII.HOVS KAMI AOT. Attempt, lei Kill Ills Young Wife and Pud UU Own Life, St, I.ouls, Mo., Feb. 17. At tho fomilo hospital of this city to-elay Cllne W, Cam eior., a youth of IS, mnele a desperate at tempt to end tho lives of his girl wife, Mamie, ageil 17, and himself, Through n succession of misfortunes the couple had become unable to make a living. Mis. Cameion was taken with an attack of malarial fovcr and removed to the city In stitution for treatment. Cameron, still out of work, called to seo his wife to-day. They talked earnestly for some time when suddenly Cameron drew a cheap revolver nnd tired one shot nt his wife, Inflicting n, probably fatal wound In tho side nenr the heart. He then turned tho weapon on him self, but Inflicted only n slight scalp wound before he was seized. Ills wife will proba. bly die. hue-e-CB.ful Itcvlvul at iScclullii. Sedalla, Mo., Feb. 17. (Special.) Hvange. list J. P. I.ovvry, of I.lttle Itoek, Ark., closed to-night at the Southern Methodist church one of the moat successful revivals ever held In Sedalla. The meetings lasted ... ..., A. ntlnnillLl C. In Wlrl A., ill Il 1I.OUCU tllld WCIU Olt UW UJ . HUUI, I encea from tho several congregations in the ell) without reg ird to ,b tionillnillon, nn I tin. result was Ilic awakening of the i bur, h W libit! Itself .More Hunt lm potwtis were lonurtril ilurlng the nn Hum. DEMOCRATS FEELING UNEASY, 'I he) Are Appredieuslll. 'I It it inne of Iho Appropriation Hill Mn) lull I bis M SSlllll, WathltiRlnn, l'eb. 17 Thrre Is biginnlug to be a slight Ulii aslness on the Deiuo iratle side of the senate that some of the appropriation bills may rail. The to re main only twelve more working ebijs of thu resslou nnd four ot the most important of these bills are still entirely uniuitM' ered In the senate. Theso ill ei the Indian, the sundry civil, tho legislative and ih gcnerul dcilclencv bills, ouch of them con sidered as more likely to afroid ground fur deb He than nil) ot the upproprliillon bills which have nlioadj 'received inten tion. This utixlcty Is hot yet, howovei, very pi enounced. It would bo more maik cd, but fur the fact that 11 Is iieucriillv be lieved that the Uepubllcnus are plncnc In their protestations thnt the) do not desire to prolong duli.ile auillclcutl) to cause the failure in auv ot the bills mid thereby lender tliomselvis amenable to the ehaigu of making an excuse, ror nn i xtrn si sslon, The Democratic inamiKirs expect to gain considerulilo time bv immhg nt nn early day fin u o'tloek sesulons and following this soon b prolonging the dally sessions Into the nlHiit. The had expeeteel to pre-s-the question of 11 o'clock sessions until the siilidij civil bill should be taken up, but when the reached that ibclslon, tiny had supposed that they would be ahle lo dispose of the postollice, the Indlnn and the agilcultiire bills Inst week. Inste.iil the sui'i'cvded only In pissing the post ollice bill nnd In having the' agrle tiliural bill still nn!) mi thill) consider. .1 and the Indian bill untouched. If it becomes np piiunt that the Indian bill will rccpiin tlme proportionate to that put 111 on the postolllio ot District of Columbia bill, tho motion foi earlier meeting which Is nlrcndy pending will be pressed cm I) In th week The agileiiltur.ll bill will lie disposed or Mond.lv and lifter that Is out of tho way tho sunilr) edvll bill will he tnken up. The stimlrv olv II has not )ot hoe n re ported from committee, but It Is hoped that it will be repotted to-morrow cctt.ilnlv It will b before tho Indian bill can bt gotten out of the w.i), so that there Is no prospect of the sennte finding itself without mi nppro printlon measure to proociel with. There Is vcrv little piuspeet for much consideration of any other subject and the piuhihllltlfs any general legislation, sue h as that proposed In the pooling, tetrltorlat admlsslbn. Pacific rnlltond. nnvy personnel ii ti. 1 bankruptcy bills, an growln smaller and smaller every el.i). There will be i strong effort to gi't up and dispose of the pooling hill, but therii will bo determined opposition, nnd some of Its best friends aie growing discouraged over the pros pect The probibllltles for the week nlso In clude n. cursory discussion ot the teirltorlnl bills, but tho prospoets are against their pnssnge. Thero arc several financial bills nnd lesolutlons which mnv bo called up.iind the lilies of the senate permit such latitude of dolinte th it u llnincl.il speech ma) be Injeoti d nt any time nnd recjanlless of the m.asuie in hand. There Is still occasional lefercnto to the ngree mem which eiinie sr. neni bidng completeel Thursday last for i two divs" dob He at the beginning of the week on tho Jones bill, with u vote nt tin e hue. mil tho matter ma) hi' iivlved wllh or without unanimous consent Senator Jones still Insists thnt eltlici his hill shall he eonsl.leied on its nitrits oi Its oppo nents shall show their Indisposition to consider It by filibustering against It Sen ator lias has also given uutn e of nil effort to eall up his gold bond bill toMiiorrovv and In doing so Is liable to pnelpltnto a tlinnolil discussion nt the beginning or the week's work Altogether the outlook is for a bie-v week In the senate I nitw'.isT rou 'i in; itou.r. Much llilslttess (InellspieHc d Of, lue billing 'lun Appropriation HUN. Washington, Peb. 17, The rush of Un closing dajs of tho session begins to-morrow. In tho house for the p. ist we e nie in hers have h. en crowding for the nusldern tion of bills bv em minions consent This week the rush will l mine nppaient when ever the1 regular appropriation bills, confer ence reports nnd uther pitvitegod m it t. rs ure up befeire the huiiso. Itut twe appro printfon bills nie t undlspo'.ed of h the house, the naval ind gcnerul el. th tone). The former has b, e n consldeiod foi two ila)snnd It will pioh ibly requite two more (Tuesday and V , ln, selay), to.moiiow, nn der the rules, h, h ej stispemslon d i) The general deficient bill, which will follow, will take up two dies. Cnnfeiewico leporis will consume llo l.-t of the w e ok Hides nnotln i oppoituniic Is given to the Pa cific iiilw.tv enlniniltee to socute a vote on the landing lull which hns been ngitn repniiod favoial'H with an amendment In tho shnpe of a i rnposltlon for the I nlnn l.i 111' to settle th n, count with the kov ernme'nt bv the pnvinont of the mlneliml ot the debt din Mnong tho bills upon whit h ai (ton will he nsKoil niuler siispin slon eef iho l ui. i e uioiiovv Is the hill re. potted fiom the onimlltee on pensions to cepinll,. tho pi ti i o - of Mexlcin veiei mis ANOTHER JAPANESE VICTORY. I'lfte e II 'I hull l II. 1 I hine so IIoillle el III t.en- ral Neeelll at Hal Che ng t llilll e I Ie e I siirrende rs, Ynknhamn, l'.b 17 A dlsp iti h from General Noilsu, , emmiinler of the tiist Japiue-o arm) in Main hurln, dnlod Pob ruaiy Pi, s,i)s Unit H.e) Chinese, with twelve guns, ami. K d Dal f'heng from iho i.io Vang, New t'hmg nnd Jlnkno roads. The) were rcpulst.l, leaving over one hun ched dead. The- Japuieso loss was the kllled or wounded An olllclil dispatch from Wei Hal U'e I, healing date of Pebiuii) 11, has been io oclved heie. It state's that In lospuii-e to thu oiler ui.idii by Adinli.ll Ting, the Chin ese naval commander, to suiiemlci his ves sels If loudltluiis of .iiiini aty were giant. d, Admiral Ito, comiuaiMlei ol the Japanese I.,,. ..u .1. ,,,(,ilo.l lline ll, ii.iinl li, l 1 f'.t.iii.l. 1.. Snrr,..,,!, i . ,-... ,, Washington. Peb. 17. The secretary of C. ...,u ln.il.ie rooollt'il llif fnltnei I o- ,11.,- IU I no eeiie-? ,ei.-c ..,,, met 1 ullltSCI Island forts ot Wei Hal Wei, China, havo surrendertd, Tho Chinese aelmli.ils and iho Chinese generals committed suicide. Havo sent the Pniteel Stat"- ciulser Charleston to watch tho movements O A HPl.NTP.lt." Old II lluug I'll tug on luck. London, Feb 1S.A dispatch to the Times from Tien Tsln s.i)s that Li IUng Chang, who has been appointed a peace envoy to Japan, will go to Pc-klu on Febtiury .'I to confer with the emperor. He will rtturn to Tien Tsin In two weeks ami .ii ,hn proceeel to Kobe. Advices from Seoul aro to the elfect that the king has refused to accept tho resignation of tho ministers. It Is repmte.1 th it the nntl-conformlsiH In stigated another attempt to assassinate Prince Pok - , (luce il l'uslnr In Knii.i. llloomlngton. 111 . Feb. 17. David Wetzell, one of tho most distinguished ministers of the Chilstlan church, died in San Francisco last night. He had been pastor at sev eral points In Illinois, at Hutchinson, Kas., and Oakland, Cak thiown ovei this (Wodnesela) ) moinlng. Tho I'lilneso messenger who roni.)..i this clem liul letiiuu-d to Adiulr.il ilo ami In formed him ihut Ailinli.it Ting has coiii- t.t t. .1.1. 1.1 A. .1... till, I,, ... 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". ,,,,,j , unci that his lesponslhllity h.ul been tians fe rreel to Captain Mei'luie, inrmeil) tho innstor of a llrltlsh luerchnm vessel, who had been appointed by tho i'hlno-e l,ovc tu rnout .is assistant to Admiral Ting Ad miral Ho, nt the time tine dispatch was sent, was conloirlng with Captain Mo Cluie A dlspitoh elated ivbrunry II. from I'leld Marshal (ij.imi, who is in oomniaml of iho Japanese milltiiy forces at Wei Hal Wei, announces the rnpipl. to suiremlei of the Chinese on hind nnd sen. lie nlso an nounces that Ailmlial Ting nnd two other ollleers onmmiiloel sulcldo after addressing a letter from (ho Chinese llagship atcept Ing tho Japanese demands, The Chines" soldiers garilsonlng the fotts on tho Island of l.lil Kuiig Too, the Inst of tho defenses of Wei Hal Wei to hold out against tho Japanese, and the sallois of the Chinese Meet wero lo bo laken bo)oin tho Japanese lines and liberated, while the raptured of ficers nnd the foreigners will be eonve)ed away by ship before they mo given their llbei ty. patch fiom Adinlr.tl Carpenter, command ing Iho Asiatic squadron: "Che Foo, Peb, SHOT DOWN BY A MOB .MAsKI'.D Ml V Wlli:K St'MMAHV i:mii:am'I! .vi kimision, mo. THEY OVERPOWER THE SHERIFF 'i in: ,iaii, r.sii:ni:i ami onoitui lltAOV Itllllll.l.D Willi nut, I, Ills, 'line llrtlm Was it Cohered Mint Who Wits t'hnre-id With the Murder or Ills WUe and Ulio Unci Ilo, n t'neler Arre si Mnnj 1 lines ttedorc. Ilumllton, Mo 1-vii. 17. (Special.) About 1 o'clock this mumlng it mob of forty or fifty men rnlded the county Jill nt Kingston, sel-ed uiul bound the Jail er, Shot lit Golilsworthy, nml upon his re flis.il to open (he cell door where Iho prisoners vveip conlltu'el, they Hreel sev eral shots Ihiniigh openings In the grat ing, killing the legless coloreet man, George Tracy, confined on n charge of wife murder. KK other piisoncrs were In the same cell, but they wero not nin listed. All the circumstances go to show that cnloicel men, the most of them living In this place, did the work. While1 the cltl.cus of this county nre Iiivv-nbldlug and tiro opposed to mob law, yet the sentiment Is thnt n good Job w.is done and the community well lid of it brutal murderer and desperate diameter. Tracy was held on the rhaige of shooting his wife while In bed In this city about n month ago, nml the evidence Inken befote the coiouer intide n sttong c.ie of deliberate murder, nl thoiigh he claimed that his wife shot herself. Tt.icy was a dangerous character, having seveial times been under arrest for v ,u Ions cilmes In this county. KICKAPOO INDIAN LANDS. Colonel I Ii 111 IN -iMMi-lhlf ftir tho 1(111 lit Iti pi it tho Agri run-lit ppro11l. WashinKton. Vcb 17. (Special ) It dr- flops that Colon. 1 Plold, of OM.Uiomi City, is laiKtl n hionlllp for the hill In. trntlurcil to repeal the I iv approving the agreement with the Kit knpoo Imllnnt. for opening that re-oi.itIon to t-ettlemeiit Colonel Clel.l repi events certain Interests In that (ountrv who ai- unvloiis to pr -ent the ii-erwitlun helng opennl and ha Ihk1 ilii oeied th.it the MHictary of Uu Int. lor Is faorahIe to ilolay In siieli mat ters it was (onclinkil to aid the soeretar In tliis line by -otne toitKresIonal epii--sion The in Utr w as oi keil up in a systematic ay, as Colonel ricbl had tx confeience with the secretary t-ome daK ago and ns-uit.il lilm that his position in not opening the ieseiatlon to settlement uas right ami. In uu t, most uf the p ople of that oiintr lealUed this to In true, lie wotihl make his standing t n tmit Ii bettei than it is in thationntij It hi wonli take up a hill to , t asitle the fornn r agiioiiKnt with the Indians for the Kile ot their j(ser itlon and allow tin fun U t pt ndeil in that dlri i tton niuountlug to otr JhJf(0-"i, to be put on the lo-.t sMi or the a eonnt This was a in w line fit talk for th h tritai and It ple.o-ed lilm .r much. lie h.id about coneludoil that thti was nothing he eoiild do that would Im prove his M.tndlng In the Oklahoma lonn uj, but when ho was assured that if h would 'lo the w. thing he wanted to do in the Klrktpoo mattei anil that by doinj? it he would lmpioe himself in the Ml matlon of the pi ople of Oklahoma he thought It would be a wNe rnntur from a departmental standpoint to line Just mn h a piovlsion tm otpoi.iteil into the netn nf the pi event lougiiss This was bisls of operations and as Colonel Held is trmn th vtate of WIm'oiJii and Is a pergonal fib nd of the eommlssionrr of the giniril I ind otlb e ami nf Itepu sentative ItibeiM 1c the itinaindei of the seheme was i ivU worked It nlso appeals that Colon I Held lead law In the oilieo ot S nator Vilas and It Is In the senate he . peel to get In the woik that will result In i The bill in tiodiued in the liou-i Is slmplv a pl.t by wa of having the muter eousM. ird there In a generil wa md make It possible to euie legislation b having the piovlFlon ln oipoiated In pome g neral bill In the nate. The plan Is to have Sen.itoi Vilas get the piovisinn Into some general bill nnd let It go through the house as a lider. lel egite CI nn ic.eUed thteo niej.vagfs to. do fiom Oklihnma Clt aklng that ln do all he eould to defeat the pnuislon Me sajrt he will make It linpohsihle to jjet it thiough the house aw a Htparate mea.sure lb' saj n nothing H more nbuid than to InsNt that the people of Okkihonin aie not favorabte to opening the resei ntlon lo frettlem nt Tor more than a ve.ir the sreretatj of the Intel lor had been de nouneed li the settleis nnd people In gen eral In th it eounti bemuse of the faet that he would not open the te.setvation to .settlement BIG LUMBER SUIT AT DULUTH. tbiltid Mute . n t lien 1 1 l.'-c I'iihi i iilini; liiorKie l.lillel. rnr siiulliii 'iiihi, lino I'oii nt 'limber, lliiluth, Minn.. Teh 17. A mil which promises hoimtlonnl deVflopinents lias been beRtin 111 the ellstilct court, resnlthic from tho Indictment at Grand Itaplds of (leorRe I.vdlcK. The nilt Is tho llrot of .a merles, InvolviiiK n thult of 2,r,no,neo feet of timber, Biippii-ed to hive been stolen from Koverniuent and reservation land In the last two years. T.vdlcl. himself admits lie has Irespisseil on this land for a sear and a hilf Dlstilet Attorney Striker has been vvorkintr on the oaso for about three months The number nf defendants, he i,.im, Is not Ie than 3m, but they almost without exception wero woiklns In the Interests of till limiberlniT cnrporailous, which really inn the principals, ami will receive the Mute's attention when the de fendants explain Iho Mutation anil i?lvo the names of the p irllcs for whom thej wero working The amount to be recovered Is over i'',lC' and It Is said to bo the largest milt of the kind ever undertaken by tho federal authorities. HIV.M. OKLAHOMA TO.,S. Warm CuntcM llcluieii W'aiideiltu anil Ml mil lo Secure! ii C'ceiirl. vVashlnBton, l'eb. 17.-(Specl il ) V. C I,j kins, of Miami, Is on hand to Insist that u comt bo established nt his town. He rep icsenu a tovvuslte company nt Miami, lieaded by I'. I, Hotiebrake, of Topeka, who have Intercuts at that town, and thej thlnlc it Is the proper location for una of tho courts to )o established In that country. In the meantime exDelcc-ato Harvey, of Oklahoma, Is uu band continuing the light for Wjaiidotte. which Is a rival town to Miami, and hence It nppears there U quite a lively contest on hand between the lie publicans of the two towns. It Is also rasing uiound the heads of tho conferrees having the court bills under consldeia llon. A rriiml uf .luatlce Scull. Washington, l'eb. 17. (Special.') II. II. Mitchell, of Oklahoma City, 4 on hand with a. basket of papers tali ng Justice Scott's side of the. controversy before the attorney general. Mr. Mltchel lame Kast with some prisoners sent from Oklahoma, to New Vork and then camo I-ere to take part In the pending controvcr ". Mitchell has been ono of Justice Be- t's friends lu tho trouble and he Is made the mes sengcr to present bis claims as well as papers pr pud on the matter In the ni tnrnes lie tier ll It l i xpri tel .that th leport on the ci" bv Slice I il liucpe. lor Newton will be on hand soon, nnd tin tiapris off. rod bj Mr Mil. hell will be taken into .n-i.li riiimi In emneellon with the report frntn the inM'e, lor, BIG WAHSHPSFOR JAPAN. I bill I'ouiitr) ll,i-i I'niitriirliil for 'two I lieirinml- liecile lli'llul let An'tlilng Albeit. WnslilliKlon. l'eb 17. The .lnp.ine-c tm In have solveil for thotn-olvifi the problem as in tho relative merits of tho battleship and the cruiser, whbh Is now agitating congress In cotineollon with the propol Hon lo provide for the ooiitruotlon of thre! Hew battleship". While their rrulserv, ow ing to riipprlor strategy lu Ihelr manage mclit .mil greater wariness In iitliuk, sup pleiuonloel by the ludlspi lislble Inrpeelo boat Hoot have inamiKcd to nhtnlti victories over tin i'lilneso Meet lu two cane s, the battleships of the I'lilnmp, even wllh llife l lor managcmclit and personnel, h,ie given such a good aieeiiiut of Iheni-edvi'S as to make II apparent to the ,lnpaneo that If ever the hopo to meet another naval iw er In combat with chinoe of run coin thev must tliemsedves pocpesH "nine of the gloat battleships. It Is le'gaidcd as a foregone cone luslou that tlnv villi niipilio the i'lilneso bittb' shlps, I'hen Vinn unci Ting V. lien lit the latter i'iiii Ii i.ilsed), b ioiiiUest lint Iho Jnpiinese goveiument Is not content to rest there', foi iielvlns lecctved bv the inn) eb -partmont show that the have plaee.l eon iraets foi building two gnat ships that will exceed tho best uf eiur own ships In olTen slve and defensive power The' battleships will bo of 12 SVI Inns ells, plneotnont, S7H feet long liv 71 feet beam All minor bolt Iglitcoii Inches thick will extend for Ke. feel along the Hides over the vitals ot the ships, which will bo propelled bv engines of ll,id hon-i power and carry each two Ill-Inch guns, ton iMneh guns and a gloat number uf miu illor machine eim. It will loipilre fully R.n.1 tons of nbkil steed llarvelesl aimor for those ships and thot-o last ieeiiliements bv the .lap in. .so neivern ment indicate how uulrklv their nival of llceni piollt bv and inlnpt the veiv latest dlscoveiles In nnval constrilctlein, for It Is only veiv rccenllv that the rulted Stnte.s devolopeel this jeioccss eif treating aitiioi so as to add ft) per cent to Its rcslstlm power THE MAN WHOJEAT HATCH. Hem. C. N. Diirli, of llaiiiilliiil, Is In Wnsli- lliglini liilervlowoel b the l'eit. Washington, l'eb 17 (Special 1 The l'ost refers to Representative C'l irk, of Missouri, as follows: "Hon C. N. Clark, of Hannibal, Mo, who Biiccceels Colonel Hatch lu tho next eongress, is at WU l.iid's. Ho is a middle aged gentleman, a farmer on a huge scale, and an anient ltepubllciiu, who sincerely believes In the beiiolleent elli'Cts or a pioteetlve tarllf "I believe.' said Mr. Clark, 'that .Missouri will cast her vote In ISlni for the Itcpuhllcau nomine e for the ptchldeticv The trenil of the sentiment out our w.iv Is nniuKtak ably towanl the Itopiibllc in putv That Is ample, proved bj the l.u t that In the I'lflJ. -nuirili congiess our stnie will have ten ltepiibllc an n prehcntatlvos out of a tut il ot llfteen, whereas In the present lienise onlv one member sits cm Iho Iti pub lic an side. Missouri can no longi r bo classed as a Democratic Mite of the variiius eamlldatos mentioned in eonnoe -tton with the piesliloncy then ate two who enjoy almost e in.il favor with Mis souri ltotiiiblleans, .ind It Is hard to s,i which Ins the most followers, iloveinor Me l.lnle. of Ohio, or Tom Iteed. of Maine The general fooling Is tb it lihei would in ike a th st-e lass piosideiit and that either can b id the part to vletoty,' " THE GING MURDER TRIAL. vernl VirpriM.tt lApe ted When tho C'iiho Is Ci.lh.l 'Ihli .'MiirnhitT MU Mm lit- Jvr'-i 'leRtlmoiiy. .Mlnm apoliM, Minn , Teb 17. To-monow innrnlni; setral iurprl'ses are epit tt-d in the Hownrd trial The ilefenf has been binj to-diy lu eolleetlnK mitttr nml will be prepared to i;o .ilonf? h mdil with tin i ast . Miss Waehth r will be pi ieed on tin stand nnd Mi I.ntn will iukuc with the eiiuit as to whether 01 not i-he nan t s(lf as to whit Itllxt K.ild wlilb rdie wnn tiK Injr his .statement. If tin court holds with him, It will en-ate a preredent wlnnbv tenoKiapheis einploved bv nttornes will hue to in k( pt In tin- daik a.s it'irtU nil stati'inents between nttoinejs nnd their clients It appenrs that the ttntuti' hae not been iiln tl Hlncc the HtvmiKraplier bee une u neeewsary adjunct to an uttor ney'M otlb e, ami theie is nn piotlsion foi their protei tbm On HTturday .ludn-e Smith w.is quit" certain that the Intent ot the law wih f-iuh that sin eould not t stlf In addition to this there will be some evi dence In iiard to tho-- "hloodj" i lot lies w hlch It has alwn s bet n Muted Sherlit Kj;e found out neu bake Calhoun II now tr inspires that Mr. l.ne did not Mini the etothlruT refened tu at all, but tint the ills. coei was m tde b iMubl P. Oarlfnpr. who will be placed on the stand. "RIDICULOUSLY UNTRUE." lib f .Inslle e llnrlnn ee lernis tin, Ke e . nt lloport III ll III' Ik deelng tee l.'e'slgll. Topeka, Kas, Poll 17 -(Spool ill When oen to-lnj in rog.ud to a pi Into. 1 storv til it his ic-lgn itlon was In iho hands of Hoveriior M.iiilll, I'hlef .Insihe llortnn pionouueeil It as rldleiilniisl) untrue. He s.ild "hiich a stoiv must have orlgln.iliel In tho mind of some pn Ileal irl Imiglni tlve repoiter, for thei,. Is ahe-olntcly no foiiudntlnu for It " Tim chief Justice of Kansas then re lated that time nud again ho had been liiideied positions along the lino of his pro fession, at a huge Increase of snlarv over that now pild lilm by the htate, but tint he had declined them all as ho conslderes! It his elnt to serve his people i-o long as they demanded his pen lees upon the bench. The present term of tho chief Jus tloo will expire in 1S17, ami It Is his Inten tion to serve the term out. THE WINFIELDChAUTAUQUA. Ilvlinclie I'n p iratleniH lielng Made, fcer the ! hkloii til lie Held the Coining summer, Wllillold, Kas, I'eli 17 -(.Sped il 1 The management of tho Wluileld ftinutauepui as. somhlv Is In the Held proem Ing the ablest talent posulbla for tho coming session of that Institution Slneo the piirolltiba of Island park by the city Iho dlrectots hive had tho nssuranco thnt the present slto will bo permanent ns long us tho manage ment eb Hire It. and the ginuuds will be beautified by the cltj. Tho experlimnt of last ve.ir in providing the ablest speakers that could be procured iiindo the assembly a tluanclnl success for tho ilrst time In thieo vears, and tho attractions for thu coming season nro i-Miectcd to draw larger crowds than wero present liht season, Tho course of Instruction his been e.tondoel aid mndo more complete, and It Is untUi piled by those In chaigo that all fanner records will bu eclipsed, SPEAKER RUSSELL RETURNS, lie Will Iti nine Ills Ilulli'H ni bpinkor of the lloiiico 'Ici-ehi'. Jefferson Pity, Mo, l'eb, 17,-(Specinl.) II. I'. Itiibsell Is here and will resume his duties us speaker tu-morrow morning. He has not lot fully recovered from his sick ness, and Mimo of his friends question the wisdom of his actively resuming work, It Is thought tint his pretence In Iho hall of representatives will have a salutary ef fect In expediting bushuss. Wiithhigtou IVr.imuU. Wauhlngton, l-b. 17. (Special.) l. j, Ilryan, of Muskogee, urrlvcil to-elay lo look after his chances for appointment us United States marshal in the Muskogee district, under the new- court arrangement for tho Indian countiy. Mr. John Hale, chief clerk for United States Marshal Is'ix, of Oklahoma, is also on hand to look after some accounts In the department. 1-rtl.lvY, MR!), TMAYI5K & CO., M rCKssHllS TO S.cJiSi TVinvmlwrt tttltnliu .Mliilnuim, II; mtt I mn hi. .7. ro-il.ti 1 loo', for Iht u-tMlntr to t air. To-day We'll Sell: r,0c Shirt Wntsts for 39o Tec hhlrt Waists for GOo $1 Milrt Waists for G9o SI..S Milrl Waists for ...89o il.fiO Shirt Waists for Sl.00 SI I'.s .Shirt Waists for SI. 25 S".2:. bhli t Waists for SI. SO Very lino ones for S2"nil$3 SI5 U'ltiiltnv Drapery fur S22.50 $M Window Drapery for S25 $10 Window Drapery fur S20 S.10 Wliiiluw Drapery for $15 S-7 Ml Winilavv Drapery for $13.50 51 J .'.0 Whitlow Drapery for. feG.25 S35 Door Drapery for ....SI2.50 Sl.' Door Drapery for -S7.50 SIT. .Ml Mom Drapery for -S8.75 S-'O Door Drapery for SIO SJ Door Drape-ry for Sll i IS. .Ml Door Drapery for S7.BO Sir. Poor Drapery for S7.50 Sll) Arch Drapery for SID ST.'. Slllt Ottoman Piirttilns for S25 10 Slllt Damaslt Curtains for . SI9.50 iM2 Wmstcil Damaslc Cm tains for....$ Sll Velour llluu Curtains SI7.50 ill Velour Oil w Curtains SI7.50 S'tl Velour Nilo Curtains SI7.50 SI T,ri Velour Itoso Curtains S7.50 SllLRO Velour O. Koso Cttrtahis.. .$6.75 Srt Dannislc Curtains $3.50 S27..M) Tjipestry l'orticros $17. 50 SIT.r.O Slllt Damaslc Tortiores $0 Sll f0 Silk Damaslc 1'orticre-s $6.75 S.l.l Tapestry l'ortiuros for. $22.50 SlL'.f.O Tapestry l'ortioros $6.75 S-0 Satin Iloriletcd Curtains $0 SIT.-M) Sill: Derby Curtains $0 Sid llenalssanco l'ortiercs SI8 Sll Iiunnisstiiica Dortlorcs $l'7 Sl 'I'apcstry l'ortioros for. $11.25 pso Daimifclc Tabic leluett for 7f3c $2. .10 D.niuisK- XapUlns for $1.98 J 5c llli'iiolicil Huck Towels for g ,10c Colored Center Scarfs for 35c I, Turkish Wash Clotlis for 5 SJ Marseilles lleilspreails for ....$1.69 Mill Lengths I.aco Curtains for.....5c S5o Mill I.oiifjtlis Caslimeio for..... ,c 10c Sil W I. aces for. ..IOc 1.1c Slllt I.accs for ..5c CiOc Killc I.accs for. .....9o 15c rriiitnil Ctctonncs for ...VHc 10c Domut I'Manncl for -6KG 1 r.aellcs Sliocs for SI. 78 SJ.iM) Ladies' llutton Shoes for....$.7g S..50 Ladies' llutton Shoe's for.... SI. 23 52 Hoys' felloes for SI. 25 Ladles' Kulibors, all siyes for. 25c Missus' nml Children's Kubbers for 25c llojs' It libbers for 30c Men's Ititlibers for. 50c M)c C ailua I 'ins 5 SI CVarina I'ins 25o 10c lluttiTiiiilk Soip 3'fiC I'iuo Milleil Toilut Soap 5C I'inc- Milloil Toilet Soap 2o l.tra I'iuo Toilut Soap 25o 50c racial Soap 29c sic Leather I'ockptboohs 48c Mio I'uckotboaks for. 25c si! .in Wilton Cnrputs for Si. 25 si. 1.1 A loins tor Carpets for 85c il. 11 Velvet Carpets for 85c SI. H Itody Itrusscls Carpets for. ...75c rl ai Velvet Stair Carpets fur 85c 7.1c Tapestry ( aipots for 55o I-nniiY, HIIJI), THAYHR & CO., StJU'lSsOItS TO WHISKY TRUST IS ALL RIGHT. 11 ti IVrfietcil In lie t the reinrorn em Its I illllllll ll l't t I'll ni) .,f llone. Chicago. Ill, Pole 17-It Is si no I hero that plans for getting the Whisk) trust on Its feet have been practical!) agreed upon by the moi khoMers' icorKanUatlon committee. Ilvcry eitoit Is being made to keep the tortus secret until an a, hirers to the shareholders can be prepired Threo members of the reorgaulzition committee. It D II irtshorno and H D. Hlce of "sow Vork, and W. I). Iluiton, of Cm. mn it , nie In conference with He e elvers MeN'eilt.i, Mitchell and l.-iwictuo. It Is s.ild the concern Is In eeeleic eon dtlloi! and 110 dllllelllty will be c p, nenetd In raising Iho mono) nesosMrv lo get It out ot the hands of receivers. Instead of a piessliig Indebtedness of .,o.V),0ni or more-, as Judge Oriw.scup was led to bellevn evislod, the roeelvois discovered that tho ecuuiianv owned only little more than mH irt) In the foi in of rob no vouchors, and fill."1") of these have been forfeited. Tho tent lining J l'ji.is not duo lu a lump sum, but matures from day to day and can lead ilv be met without sacrlllclng any ot tho ai-sctiii of the comptnv It was discovered that the trust had al most $Ji),iieV) cash In the bank, which could bo usesl for the pavtneiit of debts. Tho business, however, requires a n servo cap lt.il of tint amount, for. In lively times, from IS.O") to Jhe.OuO a day Is pild lo tho Internal revenue collector In getting splr Its out of bond Tho ti list owed only ,i small amount, ns the managers had paid cash for all supplies bought. The plan which, It Is said, will proh. ably bo adopted Is to force a judicial sale of iho propertv and buy It In, It Is thought, that stockholders favor the plait heeauso It would get tho company nw.iy from thu lecelvers ami lentoio It to mantgers frlemN ly to thosci holding Its securities. Ono feat uiv of tho plan is said to bo to dispense, Willi Mr, iireenhut. Mr. llartshorno would not talk about tho Intentions of the loinmlttee further than to say that any plan that might be ndoptM would Include the retirement of fl,0oo,iwo In bonds now outstanding, Theso weie told ut li) cents on tho dollar, Something New at Union Itoiige, Ilaton ltotige, Ii Veli. 17. A largo num ber of people visited the river front to-day to witness the novel and unusual sight of lea Homing In the Mississippi river, largo lloes nf which havo been passing through out tho e-ut I re day. Onlj onco or twice previously has floating Ice been geeti in Iho Mississippi river this far south. Church tu llu Itobullt. Wliideld. Kas., Feb. 17.-(Speclal ) Tha Christian church, recently destroyed In tha disastrous lire, will be rebuilt as soon as the weather will permit. The business men of the city contributed liberally una the fund Is almost subscribed. Work will be commenced as soon as possible and vls orously pushed until compItd.