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00; WEB COUNTRY EYE MING ME Vol. IV. Calumet. Houghton County. Michigan. Tuesday, January 2 1, 1896. No. 60, Inventory Sale ! We begin etocktaktog on the 1st of February and find that we haye too inao j Men's, Boys' & Chidren's Suits and Overcoats, For thw time of tie jear, and to dispone of th m quickl we will . etll every overcoat at Actual cost aud give A Reduction of 25 Per Cent I Off on all Suita. Don't mta this aale, if jou want to Have money. ED HAAS & CO. THE HIGH GRADE Mehlin... ...Pianos. Grand, Inverted Grand, and Upright. Constructed in the best poaaible manner, under tbe immediate and watchful care of on of the moat expert piano-builder in the country, and poawasing many valuable Improvements, found in no other piano, they enmlv take rank an the Highest of High Grades. The Wonderful Tone and Remarkable Durability of the Mehlin Piano ia attested to by eminent artiata throughout the country. Joseph Hermann, NORTHWESTERN BENEVOLENT SOCIETY Of Duluth, Minnesota, is the Largest Company in America Paying for.uU Sickness, Accident and Death, Annual Statement of its Marvelous Growth. Policies Issued. Paid to Members. Cash Surplus. Jan. 1, 1892, ooo Jan. 1, 1893, 9,93G Jan. 1, 1894, 21,517 Jan. 1, 1895, 29,065 Dec, 1,1895, 30,152 Pays both sick and -Accident Benefits of from $20 to $100 per month, You may take as little or as much of each as desired. Paid in claims to policy holders, nearly....: $100,300 Paid in claims to Duluth policy holders, over , i5,ooo No liabilities. No claims due and unpaid. No claims in litigation. References: Insur ance Commissioner, St. Paul; R. G. Dun & Co.; Bradstrcet's Mer ntilc Agency; Marine National Bank, Duluth. Very Liberal Offers are made to reliable agents in territory, commissions and renewal. Call on or address the General Manager. Special Inducements made to those who insure within the next sixty days.' Call at once. 707,708,709, 710 Palladia 'Building, Duluth, Minn. J. P. JOHNSON, O. C. HARTMAN, President. - Vice-President. V. D. CLIFF, General Manager. CAPT. E. ABRAHAMSO& LocK Box 65, i r Calumet. None $12,7G8.50 44,735.11 09,822.51 93,032.18 $71 $5,211.74 17,721.22 18,519.71 20,178.05 District arJ Local Apt, Calumot. Mich. I . I : : .ininin in i wurn President May Recognize the Cuban Insurgents. SENSATIONAL RUMORS AFLOAT. Tho rraaldent Informed That Spain Had Offered to Sell the Iiland of Cub to Great lirltaln The Celon of the UUud to England Would lie IletLted by the lotted State, to tho Last Ditch Denial of a 81 or jr. ST. Louis, Jan. .1. The Republic Mon day morning, In summarizing dispatcher from Florida, New York and Washing ton.says: "A crisis has been reached in tho Cuban war. Recognition of tho belliger ency of the Cuban ariuy by the United States is Imminent. President Cleveland Is said to have prepared a proclamation which may bo Issued Monday or In thoim- Immediate future. The president, It Is de elared, Intended to recognize the insurg ent last week, when he learned the recall of Marshal Campos, but under the clrcum stance the executive thought that such recognition would bo regarded as Inoppor tune and unfriendly to Spain, and he. therefore, withheld the Important docu ment pending the appointment of a suc cessor to Campos. Offer to Sell Cuba. "Within the last forty-eight hours, how ever, President Clevelund Is said to have learned that Spain, despairing of a suc cessful termination of the war, had offered to so!l Cuba to Great Britain. Humors to this effect were circulated In the east Sun day night and spread like wildfire over the country. The rumors eoom to bo con firmed by dispatches from Florida. The governors of tho southern states, accord ing to these advices, have been requested ly tlio war department to prepare tho Mate militiamen for immediate service. Troops are already beginning to move In Florida. Tho belief is held In somo quar ter that tho flying squadron of Great Britain Is destined for service In Americ an waters. If this is so war will result. The cession of Cuba to Great Britain would be resisted by tho United States to the last ditch. Serious Complication at Hand. "Official Information from tho Whlto house Is lacking, but It is evident that serious complications are at hand. Scnor Palnio, head of the Cuban party in the United States, wires from Washington: 'Our case Is complete. The president and congress will recognise - tho In-urgent c:tuse.' Senor.Palma.adds that it Is not necessary that the insurgents hold a port,, but, as a inattor of fact. General Gomez has takes half a dozen ports la the last week, leaving tho Spanish army penned up In Havana. The president. It Is said, will Issue a proclamation immediately. Authorities agree that tho president and not congress should tako the Initiative. Congress will support the president heartily. No Foundation for tho story. Taliaiiassek, Fla., Jan. 21. The re port fully telegraphed from this place Sunday night that Governor Mitchell, at the request of tho war department at V ashlngton, had ordered Adjutant Gen eral Houston to see that the Florida mili tia be placed In readiness to tako the field at a moment s notice Is a fake pure and simple. No such order has been Issued. Tho story further stated that the Wash ington authorities took such a step fear ing Spain might sell Cuba to Great Brit ain and was thus preparing to resist tho transfer of the island at any cost. There is absolutely no foundation for such a state ment. Denied from Washington. Washington, Jan. 21. The story that Secretary Lamont has called on tho south ern militia to resist the reported British purchase and occupany of Cuba, is posi tively denied at the war department. lion niusTMNO rr. London Globe Intimate That Tall Twist ing I Growing Monotonous. London, Jan. 21. The Globe Monday afternoon, in an article condemning the attitude of the United States senate com mittee on foreign affairs, said: "The En glish people will not stand much more flouting from anybody, and these gentle men, whom wo credit with no more ex alted sentiment than the wish to stand well with their Irish constituents, may very easily find themselves face to face with a situation that could only be called appalling." llrltlah Flying q,nadrou. London, Jan. 81. In rpite of the asser tions of a sensational news agency to tho contrary the Associated Press is in a posi tion to repeat its assert Ion of Saturday Inst that It has been iniormea oy mo British admiralty that the destination of the flying squadron, now at Splthead, is not yet determined upon even by the ad miralty and that, certainly, it will not go to Bermuda or anywhere In American waters for the present. Women Moving for I'eaoe. Chicago, Jan. 21. Mrs. Charles Hen entln. president of the general Federation of Women's clubs, has Issued a circular letter to all club presidents asking tnem to bring forward the consideration of the peace movement in Europe and this coun try. The ultimate hope is to have a con vention of tho Christian powers In l&K) with a view to establishing an interna tional court of arbitration. 1'rotest Against Campos' Assertion. Madrid, Jan. 21 The conservative or fa at Havana protest against the asser tion of Marshal Campoe that he is the vic tim of political intrigue. They Insist that his recall Is due to his failure as a general and not to political pressure. Reinforce sients of sixteen battalions of troops un der Generals Barges and Ahumada will be sent to Cuba shortly. Question for I'ncle Sera. PAttts, Jan. 21.-The Eclair Monday, morning commenting on. the suggested additions to the Monroe doctrine, asks: 'Does the American government think it is strong enough to appropriate in its own Interest one of the two hemispheres and forbid Europe to havo access to It?" Oeeapiadby llrllUh. London, Jan. 21. I was officially an nounced that Coomal capital .f Aiisntl, was peac fully occupied by the Br.tlsh expeditionary forces at l otlock in the afternoon of many last, n. King Menelek Rue for Tea. UiwwAil. Ja. W.-OwliKl W dl-soo tlons in the Shoan camp KmHror JMene lek U suclng to the Italians for peace. lie has asked General Baratcirl, in command of tho Italian foruoe in Abyssinia, to ap point a plenipotentiary for the purpose of arranging the terms of jx-uoo Honrs Allege a Horrible riot, .London, Jan. 21. The Chronicle has a lung Uloemfoutoiu dispatch which states that the deputation from the Or ange government which was sent to Pre toria was shown documents that it was tho intention of the Chartered South Af rican company to set loose savages to in vade tho Transvaal from all points to kill every man. . BumIu Against Combinations. NEW Youk., Jan. 21. A dispatch to The Herald from St. Petersburg says: Russia's policy at tho present moment Is steadfastly to avoid beiug drawn into any combination of complication with Ar menia, Germany, England or Abyssinia, but to keep the Oriental question ever foremost. FIRE IN A FLAT BUILDING. Three Flronien Injured While Fighting tho lllaae Lot 135,000. Chicago, Jan. 21. Live coals dropping from a Salamander started a fire on the top floor of the new five story flat owned by Lincoln Brooke at Wabash avevueand Thirty-sixth street at 7 o'clock Sunday night. Within two .hours tho building was dontroyod, the Fh-ur do Lis flats ad joining were partly burned, Jwenty fami lies In tho luttor struct ure were homeless, and three firemen and a bystander had been morn or less badly Injured. The loss was estimated at fl2-.0oa. The Injured an: It. J. Daly, driver en gine No. i!9, hand Unrated by a falling brick; Richard Lyon, pi peman engine No. 29, overcome by smoke on fourth floor, rescued by flrcmcu; .Mim Marx, 331 Thirty-fourth street, struck by falling wall and hip Injured; Lieutenant Stopek, engine No. M, knocked down by falling ladder and body bruised The loss was divided as follows: Brooke building, ft'O.'-OJ; Flour dj Lis fl its, t 5J.000; houhu hold goods, tl5,(XX; total, 1.5,U0'X Fire at Jeraey City. JEUSEV CITY, N. J., Jan. 21 The two story fratno buildings occupied by tho London and Liverpool clothing firm and Caroline & Cross, jowulry, on Newark avenue, were destroyed by lire Saturday night. Loss, f50,0OJ, partially covered by insurance. The fire later spread to the four-story tenement house at 41 Railroad avenue, occupied by twelve families. Most of tho household effects were re moved, however, before tho lire reached it. The building was totally destroyed. It was owned by Jacob Ringlc, a hardware merchant, and will entail a loss of f 10,000, which brings the total up to about ftfO, OCX). i National Kditorlal Association. TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 21. The National Editorial association on their eleventh annual excursion reached here Sunday, 350 strong. The party visited Port Tampu to witness the arrival -of tho steimc from Cuba. The editors expressed warm sym pathy for the insurgent cause and stated that at tho convention to lo held In St. Augustine this week resolutions would bo adopted urging their recognition. In the evening they enjoyed a sacred concert. Accident to (General Kwlug. NEW York, Jan. 20. General Thomas Ewlng, formerly of Columbus, O., was struck by a cable car on the Third avonue lino Monday and badly bruised. It was at first thought that the general, who is about 70 years of age, had sustained In ternal injuries, but an examination at his home satisfied his physicians that ho wil bo able to tie out in two or throe days. Antl-Lynchlng Hill 1'aued. Columbia, S. C, Jan. 21. Tho antl lynching bill was piused In the house of representatives Monday. It provides that in all cases of lynching where death en sues the county where the lynching takes placo bo liable In exemplary damages In a sum not less than 2,0tK), to bo recovered In a competent court by tho legal repre sentatives of the person lynched. peba to Iteslgn the A. It. I. Irldenoy. Cleveland, Jan. 21. Eugene V. Ikbg aid while here that ho expected to sever his official connection with tho American Railway union within the coming year. His purpoao was, ho said, to devote his time to tho labor movement in general and not to any particular organization. He will, however, retain his inemtership in the A. R IT. Three l'eople Fatally llurned. Cincinnati, Jan. 21. Jacob Bruihl, a barber, his wife ond 7-year-old boy were fatally burned at their residence on Kuowlton street. Cunimlnsville. Monday from tho effects of an explosion of a gaso line stove. Tho father reoclvod his Inju ries trying to savo his sick child after the bed hail caught fire. Double Murder Over a (lame of Card, Ding Ess, W. Va., Jan. 21. Sharon Fuller and George Wcatherholt, colored, were fatally shot hero, and Frank Stew art, white, Is dangerously Injured. The trouble arose over a game of cards. Sev eral parties Urol hots and it Is not knowu definitely who 11 red the fatal ones. Suicide of a lluslne Man. EVANSVILLE, Ind., Jan. 21. William Steinecker, a prominent business man of this city, Monday shot himself throiiKh tho head with a revolver, after having wrecked his three fine apartment (bits by an explosion of powder. Stclnccker was a widower. . Woman llurned to Iteath. Mlpcogee, I. T., Jan. 21. Tho house f John Wesley, throe miles wet of here, was destroyed by fire and his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Charles Wesley, was burned to death' It Is believed that the house was set on fire by two drunken Creek In dians. Governor of the Creek Nation Drowned. McscooEE, I. T., Jan. 21 Governor Esparthecher of tho Creek nation was drowned while trying to cross the D-p Fork near here. The boat was swept down the stream by tlte current, and, striking a log, was overturn. More and OIHro llulltling llurned. New York, Jan. 21 The two-atory brick store and office building, corner Park avenue and Fo ty-seoond street, was gutted by fire Sunday. Total loss, toJ, tKiu; partially covered by Insurance. llj-me for fcergeaot-at-Arm. ST. Louis, Jan. 21 Timothy E. Byrnes of Minneapolis was elected sergeat-at-arms of the national Republican conven tion by -the sub-coiuinltu U tho national eviucnlMeo Monday. i WHINE AFFIIIID. Davis Resolution Favorably Ra ported to the Senate. iuy's rKO( i:i:i)iMis is (ongklss. tiewcll Addre.Mi t It Kruat ou 111 ltaaolit- tloo Itecltlng That tlte Tre.ldent Had Fxtended the .Monroe IKM'trlo lleyond It Sce Doing In tli llou Th I'a riflo Hallway' l.IH li.tnk Dividend Declared Other C apital City New. Washington, Jan. 21. Unusual Inter est attached to the senate proceedings Monday owing to anticipated action on several important question, Including a report from tho committee on foreign re lations on the Monroe doctrine, and an effort by Pugh to secure a vote, according to notice g.vm on his resolution reaffirm- 9 crsnM as R. rwt. Ing the historic Stanley .Matt u-ws resolu tion that government obligations should bo paid In the money current when they were IncurrtMl, namely, silver as well as gold. There was but a scant at tendance on the floor, but the galleries were crowded during tho early hours of tho session. Sherman, chairman of the committee on foreign iel.it ions, was an early arrival, carrying a buucli of reports and docu ments. Di lvl ItiMiiti-. Davis of the M-uate committee on for eign relation reported favorably tho reso lution euune.i:itimr the Monroe doctrine. It Is the result, of tlio lengthy considera tion of tlm committee on tho advisibility of incorporating the Monroe doctrine iu the federal statutes. Tho resolution rev-1 tea In detail tho orig inal attitude of President Monroe and states the long acquiescence in Us execu tion. It reaffirms these doctrine and de clares that the United Stales will support the position declared by President Mon roe. It will furthermore regard any ex tension of foreign dominion in this hemi sphere, cither on maiula.id or cully Ing Islands, or toward the control of any isth mian citn.tl, :.s a manifestation of tin frlcndllne toward the United States, wldch It will bo Impossible for tho United States to regard with Ind.lTerenou. The report went to the calendar. Gray an nounced that tho report was not unani mous. Wfll AU.ll i'Mr the Senata. Sewell then ulilrced tho senate on hi J resolution, lecilln that President Cleve land had extended tho Mom oo doctrine beyond lt proper acojn;, and enunciating the principle that the doctrine was for tho Interest of tho United States and was not an obligation ti aid and protect southern republics. Tho resolution recites that tho president's course was premature and that the Monroe doctrine does not commit the United States to a protectorate of south ern count ties. Sewell said tho president's Venezuelan message presented questions of a most seriou import. The senator reading from tho message said the presi dent clearly desired to present the con tingency of war. Throughout the mes sage aud the letters of the secretary of state the determination was clear to mako this construction of the doctrine abso lutely Unul and conclusive without refer ence to results. IIoiim 1'rocvtlliiKi, When the houso met Monday Crain of Texas secured tho passage of a bill ex tending the time iu which to complete the work of improving Aransa Pass, Texas. On motion of Warner of Illinois a resolu tion was adopted authorizing the comple tion of the public building at Blooming ton, 111. On motion of lUchardou of Tennesse a bill was pusd to Incorporate the supreme council of Thirty-thirty de gree Scottish Kite Masons for tho south ern jurisdiction of the United States. Seven bill were passed to donate con demned cannon to tlu First regiment of North Carolina; city of Ha-utng, Mich.; W. II. Wallace Kst, Kldorado, Kan ; feiliaw iost, Ijcavenworth, Kan.; Stone River post, Sedin, Kan.; C. A. Clark post, Rid go Farm, Ills; Lincoln post, Hopo Valley, R I., and the city of New ton, R. I. Itailwajr lllitht of Way. Ou motion of Jenkins of Wisconsin a bill wa passed granting to the Duluth and North Dakota railroad company tho right of way through the Winnebago, Chippewa ond White lake Indian reserva tions. The president's message, in reply to the resolution of the house calling upon him for Information n to what Heps, if any, had been taken In relation to the Bayard speeches at Boston, F.ngland, and FAlluburg. was laid before the house. The message and eorrespoudciico wero ro furred to the commitii-o on foreign rela tions. The house then went into com mit teo of the w hole, Payne of New York In tho thalr, for consideration of th mili tary academy appropriation bill Would Do an In.lli.lt'. Washington, Jan. 21 Senator Cul lom Monday presented a resolution from the Victoria club of Chicago declaring that a congratulatory communication t the Transvaal rcpuullo up n tho r. pul sion of the Jami son expedition would bo inadvisable and an Indignity to Great Britain, a power with which we are at pence. Ho also preaenled a petition f rm the Chicago IVtard of Trulo for tho re tirement of the greenback aud ttnuB notes PAtlMf' ll.tlLWAVnC Ithlir. lb IIum C'ommiH ti 1 rame a I'Ua for Thrlr Adjutinent. WAJUlNt.ToS, Jan 21 The hoU4vf com mittee on Paiific raiiroaN Mond-iy de cidl to Ikgiw hearings In a week pre paratory to fr.wnlnji a plan for the adjust ment of tho debts of tho Central and Un ion Pacific to the government, Inv.U tlooe willbo.fout to tUo n Di-ouUtivue ?.:VvC-V:V f .TO TV WW JT tUa l'..u.i I', it and Ontrol Poclflo rallro:uls mii I th.- t ultfornla people who oppose a fun liiu bill. The hearings will be held daily If possible, until all the parties in interest have appeared. Most of the committee hour was spent In dis cussing the present statue of the mads Some new members wanted the bearings postponed that they might study the question, but Chairman Powers said: "As the first mortgage on the Union Pacific It lo process of foreclosure tlmo U the re scnoeof this matter." Iiayard's tpeiches Sabntlttod. Washington, Jan. 21. The president has sent to the house his reply to the reso lution calling on him for Information as to what ho had done about the matter of the speeches delivered by Ambassador Bayard. He transmits copies of the two speeches In full, and also copies of letters from Mr. Bayard, explanatory of them. No action was taken by the president on the speeches except to notify Mr. Bayard of the action of the house. Sherman Equotrin fctatoa. Wamhsoton, Jan. 21. The Sherman tatue commission has decided to place the equestrian statue of General Sherman to be erected in Washington under the ansplces of the Army of the Tennessee, on tho reservation just south of the United States treasury building, where it can be seen the length of Pennsylvania avenue from the Capitol westward Given a New Tarn. Washington Jan. 21. The anti-silver men gave the debate on the free silver substitute for the bond bill a new turn Monday by urging an immediate vote and saying they cared not to debar it. The silver men said they would prefer debate for tlio present. BANKING IN MICHIGAN. No State or National Hank Fallod During the t'aat Year. Lansing, Jan. 21. Iu his report for the last calendar year Theodore C. Sherwood, commissioner of banking, says there was not a failure of a state or national bank In Michigan during tho year. There wero three failures of private banks, and the commissioner urges that the law bo amended so as to compel the private In stitutions to use their Individual or firm name, and no longer be allowed to use such names as "City bank," etc, which served only to deceive the publio. Iu splto of the business depression the deposits In state banks increased 17,714, 148.47 In 16, aggregating tW,2W, 139.02 at tho close of the year. This total is ll.CW, 239.73 greater than in December previous to tho panto, and 1725,609.37 greater than in May, 1894, when they were at the high est point previous to the panic. The na tional bank deposits in the state at the close of 1M& were IX..9S1.631.14, an In crease of 718, 108.33 for the year, but a de crease of K,77n,221.3U from the total on Deo. 9, 1S!2. There were ten less national banks to report In 1893, however. As the total deposits of ataie and na tional tfXhks ' Dec. 13, 1SJS. lesa amount due to banks and banken were f 102,244, 773. IK, the gain over lei3 was lie,ali.6L 35, while they were but 13,113.981.65 be low tho figure for December, 1892, when they reached the highest point In the his tory of banking In Michigan. The com missioner points to this fact a an evi dence of the rapidity with which this stato is recovering from the effects of the panlo of 1893. At the close of the year there wero 171 state banks and three trust com panies in Michigan. The total expenses of tho tanking department were 9,u7d, and the total receipts fS.83J 81. big shoe failure. The lloine of Smith & Htoughtoa llo4 by Sheriff. Loi'idTiLLK. Ky., Jun. 21 The branch house of Smith & Stoughton, shoo dealers, in this city was closed by deputy sheriffs Monday. An attachment was issued in tho local court In favor of the National Eagle bank of Boston for 130,090. Cleveland, Jan. 21. The sheriff Mon day took possession and closed the brunch house of Smith & Stoughton, ex tensive shoe dealers with headquarters at Boston. The claims which have been tiled by tho Commonwealth Shoe and Leather company, Wlttman National bank, National Lagle bank, all 'of Bos ton; aggregate, 4 4, 1st. 28. Milwaukee, Jan. 21. Attachments were Issued Monday agalust the shoe house of Smith & Stoughton Co. In favor of Charles F. Pflster of this city for $17, &H aud the store Is now In the hands of the sheriff. Deep Water wars Comulaaion. Detuoit, Jan. 21. The deep waterway joint commission eumpleted its work as far as can be done at the present present Di-climinary session Monday. A large amount of data will have to be prepared In Canada and tbe United States and ex changed and compared before any iutelli gout report can be made. Au arrange ment bos boon made ror the mtercnange of this information. As soon as It has been exchanged and compiled another meeting of the committee will be held. Iteturnad Oaf and Bound. Bat ClIV, Mich., Jan. 21. Arthur Clarkson, the ball player, rwvclied this city safe and sound Sunday night. He and two friends went out ice boating Thursday morning and were n t heard from till Sunday. They were wlndbound on Saginaw bay two nights, and finally had to leave their boat and walk about twenty miles to shore They suffered from cold and hunger. Uank Dividend Declared. Washington, Jan. 21. The comptroller of the currency ha declared dividends In favor of the creditors of Insolvent iiatloual lianks a follows, Tli. : Thirty percent, tho First National bank of lUvtnna, Neb.; 30 per cent., the First National bank of Texurkano, Tex.; 15 per cent., the Maia Natloual batik of Knoxvtll, Teun.; 9 H-r ceut., the Maverick National bnuk of tiostou. ' facte nam Looking t fort Site, CLEVELAND, Jan. 8L It Is learned that an agent of the w or department had been making Inquiries In this city for an available site for the location or a lortin cation for the protection of the city In case of a foreign war. THE DEATH RECORD. Bcr.tt ard Oilman, the famous cartoon 1st, at New York. John B ALUCT, ex-oongreesman, at Lynn. Mass. Bishop Hat good, of the M. E. church south, at Covington, We. Cuakiks N. Rcrh, pioneer basloeaa man of Princeton, Lis. Rjv. Dr. Thomas Ax m it as b, the noted niTI?l TV lUliLl I . Young Girl Put in a Cold Cellar Without Clothing. THE I'LllL INFESTED WITH KITS. I'ollce Hear of tho Cose and Rescue tb Girl, Who How Mark of Having Keen Ilitten by tho Itodent Mysterious Shoot lug of n Well-Knowu Preacher at Toom. boro, tin. Mercenary Man Surrender Ilia boo for n It ward. New Yonic, Jan. 21. A woman told a policeman of the Mulberry Street station Sunday night that there was a child starving to death In a cellar at lib Mott street. The otllcer went to the plaoj at ouoe, and there in a dark corner found little Emma Iannlchell, 7 years old, asleep on the floor. Tho only clothing was part of an old gunny sack which she hod wrapped about her waist and fastened by means of a string. As the ofliixT ep prooched her a half dozen rats scampered away. The girl was taken to tho Gerry society, where she said she rebelled a few nights ago against sleeping in tho cellar and was soundly whipped by her father and stepmother. Then her scanty cloth ing was removed and she was tUrafc down the dark stairway. Hitter by Hat. That night, she says, she found the gunny sank, which she made into a cover ing, extending from her kuee to within a few Inches of her shoulders. She could not sleep, she says, for the cold. She cov ered herself with sotuo newspapers and made herself as comfortablo a possible, when a new danger artwe. Tho cellar was infested with rat. S-hokick'i l at them and frightened them nw.iy for a while, and fin illy they bocauto b U anl during tho night, as she donoJ olT, three of them bit her on the leg. Two scir wer. found as she hod described. The child father, Luigl Iannlchell, w.i arreted and locked up MVTtltIOLS tsHOOUNtJ. Weil-Known I'reacln-r Called tol.'ia lnor aul AaasiuMteL Louisville. Ky., Jan. 21. A i-ppcial from Toomslioro, (Ja., ay; Ntws ha Just bceu received hero of tho mysterious assassination of tho Uev. Warren Powers, a well-known country preacher, near Halls Station, this county. Powers was called to hi door at tiijht and shot, Till ing dead In the arm uf his wife. The suspicions of tlw olUjors here hava b.-en directed to a man named Dixon, a mem ber of Power' congregation, and he is un der arrest. It Is said that la?t Sunday Mr. Powers preached a stroug sermon against the marital infelicities of some of 1 the community, and . D.xon took the scr- mon a applying to hnu The Old Man Was Mererunry. K.APir f ITT S D Jan 21. To it4atn reward of llyj, tho father of Ku.s Cun ningham, who recently craped from Jail In this city, ha turned him over to the officers of tho law, and he Las boon sent to the Sioux Falls penitentiary for five years on a rhargo of larceny. After hi escape Cunningham made hi way to the homo of hi parents, iu the hills north of this city. At firstviiis said, hU fatlur was disposed to give him shelter, but learning a few day l iter thai fioO had been ottered for Ms sou's aimn liotision. he concluded to g -t the m nit y at the sac rifice of bis sou s liberty. Return of a Ilunuwitjr Hot. PHILAl'tLMIIA, Jau. .1. WJien the steamer Belgenletid wns docked Monday one of tho first to step ashore win lt)-year-old Thomas Ochiltree of Pit tsburg, aft. r an absence of four year. lie wa wel comed by his mother. Filed with a desire for travel the boy ran away from horns and after vUitlng nil F.urojw ln arrived In Liverpool. The American deputy consul sent him home Oil the same vessel wa 2year-old Kdward I reyer of Oxatona. Minn. lie wa not uisoovi re. I until hi- teen minutes before the jKiseners landed, having stowed hhns If away. Suicide or a 13-Yenr-OM Girl. CINCINNATI, Jau. 21. The coroner ren dered a verdict that My Bean, a beauti ful little irlrl only 12 years old. came to her death by swallow ing a drachm of strychnine. When Mr and Mrs. Bean were called to her bed at 10 o clock at niirLt bv her cronns she pointed to the empty bottle and sK-n died. The evidence left no doubt about tho little girl deliber ately committing suicide. THINK HE WAS POISONED. Chicago Man l'onud Dead In Ited and Hit Wife in lljsteric. CUICAOO, Jan. SI. August Johanscn, a saloonkeeper at fcS Cotta Grove ave nue, was found dead In his bed in his apartments over his saloon at midnight. Ho had been poisoned. In an adjoining room hi wife was found In a nervous fit or hysteric She declared robber had killed her husband and robbed the house of all their saving. She wa taken to the Michael Keese hospital. Johanscn had been dead f.vo or six hours when found, and It is bolleve I his death was due to drinking poison In a cup of coffee given him by hi wife. A cup with a little coffee was found in the room, and In tho bottom of it Is a sediment which the police believe to bo poison. There are four persons under arrest and Mrs. Jo hanscn Is under surveillance at the hos pital. Among tho persons held by the police are the bartender for Johanscn and a watchman who works In the neighbor hood and board at the Johanscn bouse Iteao Sails for Kurope. Boston. Jan. 21. A. II. Dean, alia Holmes, the much-wanted forger, was seen here Saturday and 1 believed to liars ailed for Ku rope Ho attempted to raeh n forg hI ill aft for '.m n Thmn tVmk & Suii, a tourist concern, but failed If he sailed on tliu SylvnnU ho w.ll lie ap prehended at LivctVowl. Denn 1 wan ed In San Francisco, wncre h raised atU draft to UM, cash.-d It for U.J,0t, aad fi.Hl. Suits A.aiMst n Hallway. Al'fTl;, 7ev Jnn. ii. Assistant At torney (il neral L-K k.-tt has filed 'n the district court for the state thrco suits againat the Southern Kansas ltailway company of Ten is. Llaeh ylt is for 45. '1 J a penalty for t veri liarg a In freight ratce made by the above road iu dntr;ard t.f the rate established by tho roUrvaU voiu-ruUielouur.