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Vol. IV- Calumet. Houghton County, Michigan. Monday. July 20, 1896. No. 210. THE EAGLE DRUG-STORE, J. CLEIMO, JR. & CO., PROP'RS. Kill potato bugs with Paris Green. Save yourr"cuiTaM' bushes by using powdered Hellebore. Try our Sticky Fly Paper. lee Cream Soda Every Day IN ALL FLAVORS. Prescriptions a Specialty. IT MUST BE APPARENT Kven to the most careless observer, That M. JOHNSON'S FURNITURE STOCK IS THE CHEAPEST IN TOWN. 421 PINE STREET. RED JACKET. MICH. To Investors The attention of conservative inventors is invited to the ST l'K of the letroit Telephone Company, a limited amount of which is now offered. The charm's for telephones in De troit, heretofore, Ijave lieen extortionate and almost prohibi tory, ranging from f "0 to f 200 and more per year. This has been the rase not because telephones are necessarily ex pensive, but being controlled by a monopoly and without competition, it has been possible to charge as much for the use of a telephone as a mechanic pays rent for his cottage. The Detroit Telephone Company Was organized to meet a popular demand for good telephone service at a cheap price. The organizers, who are men accus tomed to succeed in their undertakings, were satisfied that telephones could be furnished for 40 per cent of the prices now being charged and still yield a handsome return to the investors. Here is the condition of the Detroit Telephone Company today: 1. We have a thirty-year franchise from the City of De troit. There is nothing more valuable than a public fran chise. 1 1 grows in value as the city grows. We are now building our plnnt and have twenty miles of our conduit laid. All wires are required to be underground within a half-mile circle, and are placed in a conduit built for that purpose. This conduit has immense vnlue, nud ourfran chise allows us the privilege of renting space therein to other companies. 'I. We have already secured nearly M,()00 threc-vear bindiDg contracts from subscribers. We have also about L',000 one-year subscribers, making a total of about Ji.OOO subscribers. Our subscribers are increasing rapidly every day, and we confidently expect to have from H.000 to 10,000 subscribers within two years. Why not? We only charge S-5 for a house telephone or $40 for a business telephone. At these popular prices hundreds of people will use 'phones who never used them before. We want the people of Detroit and Michigan to own the nck of this company. Canyoumnkea better investment? I elephone stock has always been a great pnying investment. Think of the prospects for growth and development of this popular company. We aptn-nd a prospectus of the expected expenses, enrnings and prolits for the first year. Detroit Telephone Co. DIRECTORS. Ai.hkut Tac k, President, t haki.es Fi.owkiis, Vice-President. J hank A. Vkunor, Secretary. "ii.liam L. 1Ioi,m;cs, Treasurer. II. J. Hankohd, Manager. Jii.hhKtkoii. PROSPECTUS, Kent. jH-r nnnum One Mnnnger One Secretary ne Electrician IJne Hookkeeper..v v.,.. Two Assistant Bookkeepers l ire Collectors One Storekeeper ,j..L One Office I Joy Tjj Telephone "(Jirls in Linemen Uvery ."....'.'.'. Insurance Taxes I nex pect ed ex pcnacB... General operating expenses f ."7,720 0 per cent interest on f 100,000 bonds 24,000 r ft Net annual expenditures f 81,720 o.uoo telephones at f.11 per annum (average) $170,000 ss expenditure above 81,720 . Not profit to stock I 88,280 lr wnt dividend on stock (f 000,000)... 00,000 Annual surplus f 28.2SO Address nl communications regarding tot k to JOHNLT. HOLMES, II cgaiumot Hoto; calumet,' lYNCH.: ClIAIU.KS P. Col.UNS. IIkxhy A. Kvkuktt. Ai.kx I. Mi'LKoi). V.. II. pAliKKIt. It. A. DltKTT. If. II. Hatch. lIl'GU O't'd.NNOU. I 2,400 4.000 .1,000 1,800 A 1,W0' X.200 2,"00' -20 .100 1 o.r.oo 7.P0O 1,000 r.oo 1,500 10,000 Valuables Taken from a Chicago Miser Recovered. S1.S ITIONAI. Tl'KN IX A 1SK4 CASE. Of tin .10,000 Worth of Hoods Taken r from the Old Man All hut ttll.OOO Worth v Are Kcuverx and Chief liadenorh Is looted over the WorV of His Ifepart- mniit Well Kiioun Knndhoime Keeper I iiilt r Arrest for Complicity. Clit A(;o, July 20. When Chief Badcn och reached his office Saturday morning Ms faro was wreathed In smiles, for he had in hi possession all but $12,000 worth of the bonds stolen March 2 from Christo pher Schrago, known as "the Jefferson street miser." The. entire steal reached more than fro, mo and its successful sequel made the chief feel happy, llisllrst net was to hold a brief conference with In sjHvtor ritziNitrlck. at the close of which hu made an announcement that gave out the, Impression that tho sdleo had lswti successful In their efforts to capture tho gang of thieves lately working tho city to an extent far licyond his cxMctatlons and that most uncxisjctcd results luul Is-on obtained. This announrement was made Imme diately following the Inspector's commu nication to his superior that tho detectives Saturday morning sent out to accompany Mclean, the man accused of robbing Soharge, to tin place where the stolen bonds were secreted, had lmen successful In their mission and had returned with tho property. Mcljcun had taken them to a house, on .Shields avenue, entered tho house and then pmluccd the greater por tionoftha stolen IkuuIs. Tho detectives nnd pilot returned and one of tho greatest crimes recently committed seeminl to tho d.'partiuotit In n fair way to Ihj wound up. ItoMilltoiiwe Keeper Arrested. Ed Smith more projterly Edward II. Smith proprietor of tho roadhouse at l'lfty-llrst street, is under arrest charged with complicity in tho crime. Tho war rant for Smith was sworn out July 2. It charged him with- receiving stolen prop erty. Ho Is said to have bought tho Imnd stolen by "Sleepy" Burke, John Mclvin, Joseph Gordon and Chris Strsik. Ho la charged with having driven so hard a bargain that ho "stosl to win" thousiinds of dollars on tho bundle of Ismds received. And on tin bundle which tho police still want ho was in a good way to make still more easy money. "Sleepy" Iturke, who has admitted that he planned the robU-ry. and that ho In vited tho others Into tho game, has Is-on making a fair lHlng at a State street museum for the wst day or two. Ho was locked up with the rest when his revela tions resulted in tho gunk's capture, but ho smiled us if he had no frar of punish ment. Story of ttm Kohhery. Tho robU-ry of Christopher Siirs)fo rnr'NNl on tl:o evening of the i!Uh of Man h. Tho victim of the robbery, an old loan of miserly listosition and with tho habits of a hermit, lived alono inn little shanty at 71 South Jefferson street. Kach night when he had finished his supper It was his custom to take out his hoarding and count them over. While ho was thus engaged on tho evening of tho robliery two men call il at the house und told tho old man they were in quest of a room. Taking a light Schrago proceeded to lead the way to an adjoining house which belonged to him. when the men jumped on him from behind, threw him to the ground and Isiund and gagged him. Then, entering tho house, they made away with i Hl,T.'" In money and Ismds. Ten thousand mil eighty dollars' worth of mortgages was overlooked. Schrago when found was but slightly Injured from tho rough handling he had received. He gave the police tho iiuidIkts on all tho bonds and was jMtsitlve that ho could Identify tho men. MALVERN, ARK., DES1 ROYED. Ineetidlarles Apply the Torch wild the l.o Is Very llettv,v. I.ITTLK K.vK, July ui The town of Malvern. Ark., at the junction of the Hot Springs railway, wes almost entirely wiis'd out by lire at an early hour Sat urday morning. Malvern wns n little city of alsmt 5, two inhabitants, the busi ness portion of the place being clustered n round the railroad station. All this sec tion was destroyed, only throe business houses remaining. Tho total loss 1 vari ously estimated at from fr.no.tMi to $HW-, two, only a small portion of which Is cov ered by Insurance. Tho 'burned buildings Include the rail mid station, two hotels, the bank and all tho principal business houses of tho place. Tho lire Is without doubt tho result of a plot to destroy the town. Tho bla.o broke out nlsiut midnight in I three different places, and as there was no apparatus the lire burned Itself out. Four men are un der nrrest charged with starting tho lire, and tho jH-opleoftho town are in such a stato of excitement that there is a strong prolwbilliy that tho Incendiaries will w summarily dealt with. Special Reunion Needed. MlLwAl'KKK, July 2ti. There will lw no need of n special session of tho legislature to cure tho defect In tho organization of seventy-four villages in tho state that were Incorporated under the law recently held by the supreme court to Iw uncon stitutional nt.d void. In disposing of the Wnuwatosa case in the circuit court Sat urday morning Judge Johnson held that while tho organization law of tho village might bo unconstitutional, still all pnr ties, Including tho state, are debarred from attacking It, eK-clally where no wrong Is complained of and where only harm would result from such nttack Two lleadlen llodlcs found. LAWiiKNCKHlia;, Ky., July M. The headless Isslies of a white man and wom an were found on tho Southern railroad track, ten miles from here, Saturday. Tin man's head was severed from tho mouth up, and the woman's diagonally across th head. '1 lekets were found on the man which showed that they h id been travel ing on tho Queen and Crescent route. They had evidently laid down with their head on the track, whether with suicidal Intent or not will never lo known. f'hsuiioejr Mart for Home. IiMHtV. July -H-l h inneey M. IH'kw of Xew York went by special train Satur day to I.lverH.d in -rler to eatch tho Cunard lino steamer I.ucanln, on Ikxii.1 which vessel h.i will rn uru h mm on c l.ount of th serious Ih). M of Mr 0-'f1- .... . i. -1. it. LORD SALISBURY CRITICISED. Ili it Uh I'mnler Tmiiim ur ltrcfynltlon of the Monroe loc trine. a LoviKtv, July 20. Commenting Satur day uisin the corresMndenc on tho sul joct of arbitration which tho Marquis of Salisbury laid I si fore the house of lord Friday, The GIoImh expresses tho opinion that tho liritish premier has Usm jsril ously nonr recognition of the Moons doc trine. On this ioint Tho filol says: "We must bewaro of weakening In tho lightest degree the osltloii hitherto main taud by Great Britain." Tho (ilidw also thinks the foreign ofllro has Uvn altogether tisi rompliieent In n siHH't t tho VenoKiiela question itself, and trusts there Is no disposition on the jwirt of tho government to nvede from the deter mination not to recognize the American commission. "In ngnrd to a tnaty of arbitration," continues Tho lllols; -our experience with tho United States has lsvn uni formly discouraging, as, for Instance, In the cases of tho Alalxima claims and the Behring sea fisheries dispute." The l'all Mall Gaette says both sides In the correspondence have shown a disposi tion to discuss each possible solution in a conciliatory spirit, they being propelled toward a settlement by the dynamic forces of mutual good will. The St. James' (la.etto expresses the fenr that negotiations have not brought the I jilted States much nearer to a settle ment. cashIer COES WRONG. Shortage Found hj the Officers nt ft Kan- Hunk. WICHITA, Kan., July 20. Tho ofth-ers of tho Exchange . National Ivmk at Eldor ado, Uutler county, discovered Friday that some ono had Is-en making false en tries In their books. A secret Investiga tion was iH'gun and a whole night was sisMit In ferreting out tho discrepancies. At 5 o'clock Saturday morning S. G. Fleming, tho cashier was asked to resign and wns arrested on tho charge of forgery and embezzlement. Tho arrest was kept secret until in the nftcrmsm, when Flem ing was placed In jatl. Tho news was a sensation to tho entire community as everybody had the utmost confidence in Fleming. Hois a Knight Templar, und has always Iwd prominent In social nnd church circles. Tho thefts roach tlO,oou. About a your or more ago tho bank was robbed of 15,iwo in gold and currency, and although tho Is-st de tectives in tho country have worked on the case they have never recovered tho money or even fastened a suspicion upon any one. Floming refuses to talk. Tho officers have posted a notice that tho lank Is uot seriously affected by tho loss. Saved by Ills Faithrul Ho. HuiiLixtiTov, la., July 20. Daniel Frit nnd his dog were passing through a iwisturo in which a bull, which was not supposed to hi dangerous, was feeding, when they were suddenly charged by the aulmul. Heforo he could reach shelter Fritz was caught on the sharp horns of tho bull nnd tossed high in the nlr. His arm was broken and, unaUe to escape, he shut his eyes just as the bull . charged a second time. His dog, however, sprang at tho bull's throat and held on long enough for Fritz to ls nscuel. Tho dog was goml nnd tram plod, out of shape by the bull. Mnliciou llentruction. Hloominhtox. Ills., July 20. Gnat ex citement and Indignation exists in tho vi cinity of Lexington, this county. At mid night a thrashing machine outfit, valued at t l,i wo, owned by John Fnlr, on the Ma hon farm, was destroyed by fire, undoubt edly of incendiary origin. The machine had Ihhmi sprinkled with oil. Threats have nfently Ixtii made to dost my the numerous machines recently sold into that territory. The owner of tho machine has offered a reward of f2o0 and tho agent of a machine firm 25 for tho apprehen sion of tho incendiary. Cleveland ( ray Ordered Out. Ci.evki.axo, July 20. Mayor McKlsson Saturday morning ordered the Cleveland Grays, the crack military company of the city, to the lirown Hoisting works, whero n riot has lecn almost of daily occurrence for some time post. Five companies of militia nre now guarding the works and they will lo reinforced by all tho reserve jsdice in tho city. The mayor stated thnt from now on order will l preserved even if it wns necessary for the militia to open lire. Failure at ltotoii. HosTOV, July 20. The Hallet & Davis 1'iano Manufacturing conijiany of Huston assigned to Georgo W. Morse and Edwin X. Kimball Satunlay on account of the western agents, who owe the company largo amounts of money. The directors thought It advisable to protect nil Its creditors alike. The liabilities are placed at fl7.,0o0; the assets urn moro than double that amount. Died While Making Ilia Will. Galkshuko, HI-. July 20. William Collopy, an eccentric rich Irish citizen liv ing near this city, died suddenly Friday ium while his attorney was drawing up his will. He had not been feeling well for some time, but Friday seemed better than usual The attorney while writing heard him sigh, ami turning snw thnt ho was dying. Mr. Collopy wns nil old stiller. Narrow Kneape from I lent h. Cll ATT ANchmj A, Tenn., July 20. While passing over high tmstle nlsnit I o'clock FH.Iiit a car on the Lookout Mountain In cline and Lula Ijnke railway Jumped the track. Therarwas stopped by the auto matic brakes Justin tune to prevent its falling on ,h rocks Isiow. The iwisscn- irers were unhurt. Marder hi a I'eiiltent Ury. Khankkokt, Ky., July So. James Cox, a Louisville negm in fur three years for houso breaking, diseniNiwolcd Tn-ston XoaI. a Hour Mm countr negm. In n ticrht at the penitentiary Satunlay. Cox's weapon wns adlnlngroom knife, which ho had stolen and sharpened down to a line edge. Family Prohahty Drowned. Muskkoo. Mich., July 20. Just before Tuesday' big storm broke Frank June, his wife ami child, left Grand Haven in a small sloep. Friday morning the Ismt wns found upturned on the isncn nl l.nke Harbor, and it is supposed that all three , were drowned. New Kind of l'otsto ling. F.Uilv, Ills., July 20. A new potnto bug, a large, long, black cnature said to from Kansas, hns appraml here, and is noting hnvo.'. It will eat cabbage as well, and pretty nearlr everything green, devourlug th jdantt down to the ground. Populists to Meet in St. Louis on Wednesday. ami i.mi:kkst ix tiik oitcome. The Main (Jueiitloii Is Whether William Jennings Itryau, the Nominee of the Na tional Democratic Tarty at hlcairo, Will lie ludonted or Not ('hlrairo Fopuliat leaders OppiMetl to the Indorsement Itepuhliean Headquarters at ( hit-ago. Ciiicaoo, July 20. Populist leatlers from this region have liegun journeying toward St. Ixmls, where tho national con vention of thnt is.liticnl organization will be held Wednesday. As the time for the ojM ning of this convention approaches, interest in tho proltablo outcome in creases. I'ooplo do not earo so much as to the platform Istause every lssly has a pretty fair Idea as to what that will Is;. If It is not tho Omaha platform it will ls some iiKslifleation of It. The main ques tion of internet is, will William J. Hryan bo indorsed? Populists In Illinois, nnd, indeed, hi every part of the country, nre all split up over this prossition, and there Is not the slightest doubt that there will Ihj lively times among tho Populists before tho question is decided one way or the other. There is no doubt that tho strongest men of tho party in Cook county are bitterly opssod to the Indorsement of Bryan. Kldlculo the Claim. Tho leaders of this opposition are Na tional Committeemen Eugene Smith and Dr. H. S. Taylor. They claim that the in dorsement of Hryan would moan tho ab sorption of tho Populist juirty, and ridi cule the claims of t ho sou nd money Dem ocrats to the effect that It would have the effect, namely the merging of tho Demo cratic into the Populist jsirty. Taylor and Smith have both left for St. Louis, whom they will join with loading Popu lists from other i uts In making some ef fort toward uniting the opposition to Hryan. The trouble with the npiMisitloti is that It is divided in itself. One wing Is for Teller, another wants D.'bs, nnd so on. On the other hand, while Hryan lias one state Nebraska Instructed for hliu, the proMtioii to indorse the Chicago ticket will have tho solid supsrt and influence of tho Democratic organization. It is understMsl that by the time tho question of presidential nominations or indorse ments Is reached, a number of the loading silver Democrats from all over tho coun try will bo on hand. Ilinrlrhneii Will lie There. Among those whom it Is expected will boon hand will 1st Chairman Hinrlchsen of tho Illinois state central committee and lenders of the silver sentiment in the De mocracy from most of the southern states. There will Imtwo contesting delegations fmm Cook county, tho one Ising known as the Taylnr d legation standing the Isst chnnco of success. There Is goneml lie lief that the entire Taylor delegation will follow the lead of Dr. Taylor nnd Eugene Smith In opsising the adoption of the Chicago ticket, but this Is Incorrect. Over a thlnlof that faction, led by J. F. Og den. who was a candidate on the Populist ticket two years ago for sheriff, will fight and vote for tho indorsement of tho Dem ocratic nominee. As a msult of this in teresting condition of affairs, the eyes of lioth great parties will ls llxod Usn St. Louis during the next week, and nil kinds of developments may arise Immediately after its dose. TAFItF.N F.C'K AT ST. Llllb. Itcturns from Chicago Where He Fonn.1 Several Stioiihling lllockn. ST. Iol is, July 2o. Chairman Taulie neck has returned from Chicago and his coming was the signal for renewed activ ity on tho part of the Populists who hope to prevent nn indorsement of Bryan and tho Chicago platform. His visit to Chi- It. K. TACBENKCK. cngo, partly duo to his fear that the Illi nois delegation would leave him In the lureh, was apparently not productive of results. Satunlay morning ho was In se cret conference with the nntl-Hryan lead ers, ami tho national headquarters were practically deserted. Mr. lauhencck, it is said, found several stumbling blocks In his path in Chicago. At the Oklahoma Brvan headquarters there was much jubilation over Indications of the growing strength of the movement to indorse Brynu and Sewall. The silver ismple, who nre also to hold n convention Wednesday, nre very quiet. The leaders have formulated a new de mand, which meets the nppmvnl of the Populists, who have lsvn consulted. It Is thnt they shall Insist upon the withdrawn! of all the Democratic congressional nomi nees who are sound money or gold stand ard men, or, if they will not withdraw, that, the silver men and Populists unite, in putting up In every congressional district a free silver candidate. This, it Is urged, should 1 presented to the national Democratic committee as an ultimatum. The Populists, It is under stissl, are to concentrate their work and attempt to elect a congress which will fa vor free coinage ami to accomplish this It Is necessary to have the co-ojs'mtlon of the Democrat le sirty. The Populists w ho are opposed to Mr. Hryan say If hols nomi nate the delegates of Massachusetts, Hhisle Island, and Connecticut, and pos sibly Tcnnesse, will lsdt. Kepuhllean Headquarters at Chlcara. CnuAoo, July 20 Henry C. Payne came to Chicago Friday direct fnon Can ton and commenci.! making arrangements at once for tho Republican national hondquartori to be established here. Mr, Puype t jycrubar 4 tb national com mi i uo from Wisconsiu and so prominent ly Identified with tho executive or cam paign committee that he will have charge 9! the work to I si carried on from tho Chi cago headquarters. He wns in consulta tion during the day with Dr. T N. Jamie son, committeeman for Illinois, who will assist him. Virginia Kllreritr. Washington, July 20. In response to a cnll issued a convention of the silverites of Virginia wns held Friday at Hernen don, Va., to select delegate to the Amor, lean silver convention to meet at St. Louis on Wednesday. Forty delegates were elected and resolutions were adopted in structing them to do all in their power to secure an Indorsement of the Chicago ticket and platform. The delegates at large are Major John S. DulTie of Hcruen don, Alex J. Wedderburn, I. L. Johnson, and J. W. Morton. MrKinley Cheered from Nehratka. Canton, O., July 20. Governor McKlu ley has received the following from Platts niouth, Neb.: "The McKinley club of Plattsmouth, Neb., sends greeting to tho standard Is-arcr of tho Itepubllcan party and Is-gs to assure him thnt although the Ih-nuM-rutic nominee for president hails from our state this cireuiustanco will in no wiseaffoct tho enthusiasm nnd loyalty of tho Itcpuhlicnns of Plattsmouth and Cass county for McKinley and Holsirt." DRAMATIC "SCENE IN COURT. Mrs. Jestie IMalr Illustrates How She KllUd Arthur Wilson. Spkingfield, O., July 20. Before a crowded court room Friday afternoon Mrs. Jessie Bluir, under arrest ns nn nc complice of Mrs. Maggie Wilson, in the luunler of thw latter's husband, illustrated how she killed Arthur Wilson. A silence like death prevailed thmughout tho room as Pmsecutor Horace Slaffonl. Imperson ating Wilson, clutched a hatchet poised in the air and grablssl Mrs. Blair by tho thmnt. Mrs. Blair held a revolver In her left hand, struggled as though in Wilson's grasp, changing the gun to the right and, thrusting it under Staffonl's right arm, turned the barrel of tho weapon so it pointed straight at the I sick of the head, where Arthur Wilsou was shot All the horror of the crime committed Sunday, March 2W, was vividly brought back. Mrs. Ulalr smiled when she stepped back to the witness !ox, but the woman on trial for her life, Mrs. Arthur Wilson, bowed her head. Mrs. Blair testified that Wilson ran his wife out of the houso with a hatchet and then turned and tried to kill her. She grublsnl a revolver from the bureau and shot him as dcscrilsd. Mrs. Blair's mother, Mrs. Clem White, testi fied that her daughter Jessie said she shot Arthur. Wilson's dying words were: "Maggie shot me." The two Wilson children during recess, came in and kissed their mother, and then went over and kissed Mrs. Bluir, who lived with tho Wilsons for two years. Chained Hi Hoy to the Floor. New Havkx, Conn., July 20. Dr. C. B. Adams, agent for the Connecticut Hu mane society, has dlsoovcml that the 11-year-old son of James Uuddeu, foreman for Kuan & Lines, carriage manufactur ers, has Is-en chuincsl to tho floor In a room at his father's houso for nearly throe week. A shackle had boon placed iqion the hoy's leg; to this was fastened athain, which was made fast to h largo staple in the Jlr. The Isiy had lioon a prisoner since July 2. Itudden mi-s the boy Is in corrigible and this method was taken to punish him. Ilaptlst Voting Peoples' In Ion. Milwai'KKE, July 20. Satunlay was Junior day at the B. Y. P. I, convention. Tho afternoon meeting was the only joint session, the morning ising given to de partment rallies nnd the wholo pro gramme consisted of junior work. The chlldreu were nil there departmental children in goneml nnd Ma Tha Wa in particular, the little Indian girl who stocsl before the vast audience and sang in her own tongue so prettily Friday. The de partment rallies were all successful. I'ont mauler Shot from Ainhunh. Hakkiman, Tenn., July 20. Charles Margrave, the postmaster at Emory Gap. wns shot from ambush while going homo nt night and fatally wounded. Eight buckshot entered his liack and perforated the Intestines. William Ifow is under arrest on suspicion. Ix'fcw's bmther was shot and killed last Christmas in Mar grave's store. Margrave was charged with the crime and his trial was to have been in two weeks. Great excitement prevails at Emory Gap. Made an AMignmetit. Nasiivilie. Tenn., July 20. Hiddle : Co., composer! of ltols-rt Hiddle and II. H. McAllister, dealers In s.ish, dsrs and blinds, Ntlnts nnd oils, made a general assignment Friday for the IsMieflt of cred itors. Liabilities nlstut 2o,(W0; essets es timated at ft25,tWO. The firm has Nvn in business here for many years. Turks Defeated In Crete. IjOMhin, July 20. A dispatch from Canon, in tho island of Crete, to The Times says that tho Turks advanced to the attack on Apokonmn, under cover of shells fmm the men-of-war. They had fifty killed and were defeated, and Tho Times correspondent says have now with drawn French Duties an Sugar. Paris, July 20 The French govern ment Is nhout to issue a decree Increasing the duties on foreign raw sugar from ? francs to 10', fmnes. nnd 011 foreign re fined sugnr from S francs to lo' francs The decree Is to take effect Aug. 1. Fatal Wreck on the (irand Trunk. Chatham, Out., July .W An east bound express train on the Grand Trunk road collided with a switch engine near here Friday night. The engineer on the express, naniisl Gonzales, nnd whose home is In Chicngo, wns killed. Charged with Stealing T..VN1. HavekIUM., Mass., July 2o.- Charles W. Morse of this city was arrested Ft Iday on the charge of emlierr.llng f7,fiO0 in con nection with the affairs of the Haverhill Aqueduct company, of which he was treasurer. F.x-Oavemor Anthony III. Top ERA. Kan., July 20 Ex-Governor Anthony is In a critical condition from kidney disease. He is 71 years of age, nnd Is state superlntent of insuraneo. THE DEATH RECORD. Mrs. ElUAnmt Hl Ml'HKFY, mother of the ex-governor, at Independence, Kan. WiM.iAM Hamilton Uiihos, nrtht and author, New "' H I I I AJ, r ' No Inclination to Engage in New Enterprises. Kim$TKr:rrs keyilw or tkadf. Cityand Couutry Merchant I'urchuoe with More Thau l'uul Conservatism Some of the Favorable Features of the Week I'neipected Inereae lu lulne Fail ure All 1'uhlic Intercut lu the Stock Market liapear. New Vouk, July 20. Bradstreet's says: Nearly all general merchandise markets continue dull, nnd the volume of business is smaller than anticipated. Little or no disiKsltion is shown to engage In new en terprises, lsth city and country merchant continuing to purchase with more than usual conservatism, In view of the unset tled financial outlsk and tho low rang-' of prices. Tho total nuialxT of business failures In the United States this wivk shows an unexpected Increase, 2.V, com pared with 211 last week. When on trastsi with tho corresponding week hi 1S'.C, the increase during the last six busi ness days is forty-one, and with the s ond week of July, lv.tl, tho current week's increase is fortv-three. During the cor responding week of ls'.Kl, however. I u Ih--midst of tho panic, there was inoro th in twice us many failures ns this week. Some Favorable Feature. Among more favorable features are rel atively encouraging reports concerning trade nt nine business centers, toget hr with an improvement in quotations fur wheat, Indian corn, oats and pork, and firmer prices for wool, sugnr, lumls-r, leather, and print cloths. Baltimore re ports various jobbing lines doing well, but (11s St. Paul) with a tendency to defer placing orders until after election, (in cngo and St. Iouis ngroo that sales for full delivery, while fair in some direct ion-, will not equal the record fur In.i.Y Itiius have improved crop prostMvt.s in Wash ington. The week h.is been marked at San Francisco by toe depart uro of a tram bsid of fruit for London, a cargo of who ' for Australia, nnd two ships load -d with lumlsT for Europe. Crop prospects in Louisiana and in Texas have improve.!, particularly with reference to cotton, and country mcrehauts are niorted encour aged. New York Mock Market. Bradstreet's review of the New York stK-k market s-iys: All public interest in the stock market has disappeared, and professional operators aiu! other h-i'd-'t-s of sts-ks, after the many disappointments and prolong waiting to which they have Iss-n subjected, have loen naturnllv in clined to throw over their securities. J J 1 p pmfessioiials Interested In the market have taken advantage or this opportuniiy and conducttsl an aggressive campaign. As already indicated tho public has l en out of the market, except where tin-v liquidated. On Thursday, indeed, some purchases, particularly of fractional lots at the extreme lks '.loo, luiLt-ls.' attribu ted to the investing clement, but this ten dency was not sulliciently marked to lute any important effect. Fontlon a l-nre ltnyer. Ijondon, which was inactive and appir ently suspicious of mir market during t ho early jwrt of tho week, came In as a largo buyer on Thursday, and its purchases, to gether with the buying by the rather e.x aggemted short Interest turned the mar ket on that day and resulted in n substan tial rally. On Friday tho market was in active nnd generally st cudy, largo specu lator npiirontly taking no part and the smaller element Ising inclined to wait for developments. The fact that gold shipments for Satunlay fell ls-low tho cx ctod amount had considerable effect in this connection. During tho entire week the pmfessioiial character of tho Stock exchange business and the absence of auv public Interest kept the market from ex hibiting any signs of extreme tension, nl though throughout the whole perio l tho feeling was most nervous. The Murder of Mlna Keil. Dent yi'K. July 20. The preliminary hearing of Christ Eckcrlolh' at Bell view, charged with murdering Minn Keil, h is commenced. The prosecution oceupi.-d the day and had not concluded w'n -n .id journment was had until next Wcdiios lay. Tho evidence against theao-.-usod Is st rong. It was shown that tho girl was shot and her head pounded to ieces afterward. Tho bullet in her head was the same cali'irc as tho cartridges and revolver found on Iv k erlelH'"s pn-mis-'s. The defense exacts to prove an alibi. Tho mob spirit Is very ap parent. I rcii h Secessionist in Mnntrexl. MoXTitK.M., July 20. 1.' Pafrie, the French LiU'ml jmiikt of this -ity, in de fense of its ngttation for a movement for the st'imration of Canada from the em pire says, . answering a contemporary: "Docs our confrere ininglno that Can ada is eternally destined to lo a colony and that Canadians should bo prevented fmm dreaming of lndejH'ndence? That is a little too much, as ho will find ns many English ns French who will declare sin cerely that It is not common sense.'' Found IH-ath Instead of Itichc. DktkoIT, July 20. W. T. Church, known In Detroit spiritualistic circles as a milium of not, left here a few weeks a .- exist'ting to find a hidden treasure, worth nn untold amount of money, as revealed to him In a seance, but in place of riches ho found n grave in tho son. A telegram from Baltimore announces that his b-i.ly wns found in tho lmy and In his pocket a ote st-ating I hat he wns despondent o r long continue. 1 misfortunes and bad drowned himself. lecrate Work of a 1'ediller. Kkstox. ()., July 2o. Emanuel Wing field, traveling In a wagon on a pod llin.' tour with a woman sup(ostM to be !is wife, attempted near Lirue to brain his conqanlon with a hatchet. He cat I . lu a dozen pl.M-es and taking f P 1 -t 1 or money lied officers tm-evl h m I : o IVssna woHis. Turning upon Ids pur-mot he fired several shots. tno taking el'f"t In Meek in U".l-jns tusiid. He IH-m I) .1 The woman's n-covcry Is ,l uliful C ondition of Cornelius andi-l hill. New Yoitk, July 20 Iit night it w is said that there was no change in the con ditlon of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Mi-i Gnv Wilson, the ftatuv of Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr., nccouipnnicd by b r mother, dnive op to the Ynndorbilt man sion and made Inquiry regarding tho con dition of Mr. Vanderbilt They left th, ir cards, requesting thnt they ls sent tj t'aj chamber wf lh sick man.