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Home of a Wealthy Willow. Part of the Gang Remained For Hours and Helped Themselves to the Wine and All the Eatables They Could Find. Wapakonota. O. March 16—A hold roi.bery took place Saturday night n cr ( ridorsviile. six miles north of : re About 10 o’clock 14 armed and masked men entered the house of Mr*. ' for. an ag< ! and w< althy widow woman, and took pos s; With Mrs. Reischelderfer hto livins her granddaughter Blanche, asril 12 years; George James and liis " ’te and their son. Joseph Janies, a young man. Mrs Reischelderfer is « f a miserly nature and afraid to trust her money to the hanks T*he robbers knocked down old man James, who showed fight, and then proceeded to hind him ami the two women, hand and foot with ropes and tied them to beds in separate rooms in the mean while some of the robbers laid In wait for Joseph, who was in town, an.l when he returned jumped on him, hound and tied him in the kitchen. \f the point of a shotgun they made little girl tell where the money was. They then secured $1,200 in cash and $7,000 worth of notes and securi ties from an old chest upstairs and proceeded to ransack the house from top to bottom looking for a secret door supposed to he in the wall. They tool; possession of all the jewelry and silverware ami secured a month's wages from old man James* pocket. Th« v blindfolded everybody hut left the little girl free. After dividing tha money in the cellar part of them left at midnight and part remained until - o'clock helping themselves to the wine and cider in the cellar and all eatables they could find They called all bv their first names and are sup posed to come from Cridersville and vicinity. SEEDING MACHINE CO. A New Organization With a Capital of $15,000,000. Richmond, Ind.. March 16.—James A. Carr and Burton J. YVesteott re turned Sunday from New York, where, as representatives of the Hoosier Brill Co., they assisted in the organ i- ition of the American Seeding Ma < hine Co. They say the capital stor k i- $1",,000.000 and the Incorporation was under the laws of New Jersey. The implement companies that are merged in the new trust are the fol lowing: Superior Drill Co., of Spring field O : Hoosier Drill Co . of Rich mond. Ind.: Empire Drill Co., of Short.sville. N. Y : Brennan &■ Co., of Louisville; Bickford & Huffman, of Mac < cion. N. Y F! L. Buekwaltor. of Springfield, was elected president: James A. Carr, first vice president, and Burton West <ott. treasurer The local officials an nounce that the- merging of the con rern.s does not mean that there will he an increase in prices of seeding machines. TO SELL ARSENAL PROPERTY. S.ventyFour Acres in the Heart of Indianapolis to 8e Disposed Of. .ndianapolis. Ind.. March 16.— Mai. 'V H. Miller, chief quartermaster ef the department of the lakes. C. S. A., arrived here Sunday night, under com mission of the* government, to sell the f'nited States arsenal property here Monday at noon If consists of 71 acres in the heart of the city. Tic* minimum price is $1'>4,0o0. Directors of the National technical institute will huy the property The* money will he used to establish the new army post here. MARGARITA ISLAND. The Venezuelan Troops Reoccupied Carupano March 13. f”r:raoas. Marrh If,. — A body of gov prnment troops was sent from Mar garita Island Marrh 13 to attack the rebels at Carupano. which during the blockade was »ak**n bv them After three horns’ fighting the government forces reoccupied the town, recaptur ing the guns anti Mausers and taking S3 prisoners. 39 of whom wero wounded. Both Severely Wounded. Olasgnw. Mo.. March 16—Matt fiar tin. a farmer, and City Marshal John T3 Morgan fought with revolvers in the street here Sunday. Both men re ceived severe wounds. Rioters Killed. Madrid. Marrh 16.—Serious rioting has occurred at Coimbra. Portugal. Conflicts between the police and mobs resulted In three being killed and many wounded. Well Known Newspaper Man Dead. New York. March 16 James H. ConncHy. a newspaper man and wri ter on theosophical snbjerts, died Sunday of apoplexy at his home, lie was horn In 1R|0 in Pittsburg IP* served on newspapers in all the largo cities of the country. Population of China. Paris. March It? -The hoard of rev enue has completed the census of Chi na showing it to have a population of 426.447.bOrt The number of inhab itants in Manchuria, Mongolia. Tibet and Turkestan were only estimator^ A SQUALL AT HAVANA. Five Cubans Were Drowned By the Capsizing o-f Vessels. Havana. March 16.—While the s-h*. rotary of the navy. Mr. Moody, anil his party were making a visit on shore Sunday afternoon a squall of tremen dous violence swept over the harbor. It became as dark as night and the wind and the downpour were terrific. Commander Stoney, of the Dolphin, realizing the peril to the small boats in the harbor during such a squall, called for volunteer rescuers The •n tlre crew of the Dolphin responded. Boats were instantly manned and sent off Tlie launch returned with four half drowned Cubans and the captain'* gig with another, who was lifted aboard apparently lifeless, hut was later resuscitated. The courage and heroic action on the part of the Amer icans are especially commended, as the British ships did not rise to the emergency, although one of the cap sized boats was much nearer to the Ariadne than to the Dolphin. Secretary Moody Monday will sum mon the Dolphin's crew and commend them for their pluck and presence of mind. l:p to Sunday night it is known that five men. all Cubans, were drowne 1 by the capsizing of boats during the squall The arrival of the British squadron, consisting of the warships Ariadne. Indefatigable. Retribution, Tribune. Fantone and Columbine Sunday morn ing from Kingston. Jamaica, gave the harbor a naval aspect The morning was occupied with exchanges of sa lutes and calls. The Ariadne. Vice Adm. Sir Archibald Douglas' flagship, on entering the harbor saluted the fort with 21 guns and later Secretary Moody on the U S S. Dolphin with 17 guns. The Dolphin saluted Vice Adm Douglas with la guns. Vice Adm Douglas and the com manders of tin* British warships pro. needed to the Dolphin and paid their respects to Mr Moody. The secret at y returned the visit at once. Thirteen guns were fired by the Dolphin in hon or of a call on Mr Moody by (Jen Rodriguez., the commander of the Cu ban army. Secretary Moody and party dined Sunday with Minister Squiers They will pay visits to President Palma an I the members of his cabinet Monday On Tuesday they will proeood to Ba hia Honda, and on returning to Ha vana will go to Santiago by rail and return on the Dolphin They will loot over the site for the naval station and general situation at Cuantanimo J. WHITTAKER WRIGHT S ARREST He Is Charged With Being Concerned in Colossal Frauds. Now York. Mamh 10.—J. W littak-T Wright. thr> T.ondon promoter, who i aroused of being concerned In colos sal frauds in connection with the or ganization in various financial corpo rations. was arrested Sunday on th> arrival of the French line steamer J.n T.orraine from Havre lie arrest wa« made by two 'entral office detective at the request of the I.ondon police. Wright was taken to polire head quarters and latei to the Tombs po lice court w lir'e lie w as arraigned be fore a magistrate and turned over fo the T’nited States authorities. H** was then taken to the I.udtow st '<• *t jail With Wright on the steamship was a tall, good-looking young woman who said she was the niece of the prl> oner. Her name was on the passenger list as Miss F. Browne Wright, when told that lie was under arrest, showed no evidence of excitement an 1 said that lie was a friend of King Fd ward His principal concern was to avoid publicity and he asked that hi.-> arrest he kept from the newspapers. Wright and his companion were op tered on the original passenger list as M. Andreonl and Mile. Andreonf INDOOR ATHLETIC MEET. It Will Be the Largest Affair of the Kind Ever Held in the West. Indianapolis*. Ind.. Marrh Ifi The Indoor athlptir mppt to be given tin dor Hip manaKcmrnt of the Indianap olis Y. M. C. A Friday night. will be fho largest affair of fho kind ever hold in fho west The entries, both in nnm hors and ability of tho contestants are tho float tliaf havp ovor entered such a tournamont in this state Tho list includes a full tram from tho First Regiment Athlotio association of r*hi cago. Tho two Indianapolis high schools, social turners. Indianapolis V M. r. A., Cincinnati Y. MCA. In diana university, and other schools and athletic associations of western states are represented in the entry list Will Import Non-Union Men. Pittsburg, Pa . March Ifi. Officials of the American Bridge Co have do cided to meet the strike of their struc tural iron workers, which has brought to a standstill many Important eon tracts In this district, by the import-! tion of non union men. Died in Her 95th Year. New York. March Ifi—Melissa Phelps Podge, widow of \Vm. KarJe Podge, inetal manufacturer and phi lanthropist. died at her home here Sunday in her 9r»th year For more than r.n years she had lived In tho same house. Rural Mail Carrier Suicides. Joliet. III., March Ifi — Henry Schlimm. a rural mall carrier, shot and killed himself Sunday on account of poor health. He had said that his w-ages were too meager to support him and to pay doctor bills. TYNER TO RETIRE. Resignation of Assistant Attor ney (ieneral to Be Requesteii. Mr. Tyner Denounces as Absurd the Charges That There Was Wrong. Doing in Connection With Turf Companies Decisions. Washington. March 16—It is an nounced that Janies N Tyner, assist ant attorney general for the post of fl»o department, will be requested in the near future to tender his resigna tion. but the announcement is accom panied with the statement that thi* action will have no bearing on th - complaint filed with the president by T C. Campbell, of Cincinnati, an n* torney. representing several of the turf investment concerns, whose af fairs recently have been aired in the courts. Mr. Tyner is incapacitated by ill ness from performing the duties of his offiee and it is said his resignation will bo requested solely on that count. Mr Tyner is 77 years old an.l suffered a stroke of paralysis last .Ttilv and in December had a relapse Mr. Tyner denounces as absorb and ridiculous the charges that there was wrong-doing In connection with d<'. eisions by his offiee respecting the right of “turf investment companies*' to use ti»e mails The matter, lie says, was taken up on tin* report of an inspector and disposed of as him dreds of other cases are No < vldene.’ was submitted with the inspector's reports, showing that the concerns were either lotteries or frauds and under tiie iaw the department had no right to interfere. Mr Tyner admitted Sunday flint Harrison .1 Barret, his nephew by marriage and formerly his assistant In tin* law division in the post office department, against whom charge* bad been filed with a view to his dis barment from practice before the de part meats, had represented as an ai tornev one of the turf investment concerns In the matter of mail privi leges. lint lie said it was after Iiarr *tt bad severed legal services to a num her of the “bond investments com panies" as to the legality of which the latter had written an official opin ion while still in the post office de partment. This service also was ren dered after Barrett hail left the de part mint inn opinion preparon by iium-tt <!<• clareil that the bond concerns as or ganized wore in violation of law. but to the opinion was attached an appep dlx stating that by certain changes in their by-laws and in the wording <>f their literature they could bo admit ted to the mails Thi appendix. Mr Tyner said, was not written l>\ Bar rett hut bv Most master Gen* ral Smith The tb partment had official knowledge of more titan .r>Oft of the;->e concerns and the capital involved was estimated at *50.000.000 It was tlic cyrinion of Mr. Smith and other officials of t lie department that the business should not he crushed out if it could he rnaiM legal and such an eminent lawyer aa Tohn O Carlisle iiad appeared before the department in behalf of the con cerns. DIED SUDDENLY. Recorder J. O. Brown, Prominent Pittsburger, Passes Away. Pittsburg. Pa. March Hi Record er i O. Brown, of this city, who ten dered his resignation to Gov Penny packer on Friday last, lied suddenly at his home here late Sunday aft<*r noon. The immediate cause of Re. eorder llrotvn’u death was nervous col lapse superinduced, it is believed, by the unusually perturbed condition of politics in the county. Mr Brown was always deli* ate phyt. Ically and had to make frequent trips away from home for his health, hut hi? death was entirely unexpected at this time The death of Mr Brown makes the third prominent political leader in the count v during the past two years. The oth»r two were Senator f f„ Magee and George M Von Bonnhor t. These three men were practically in control of republican politic* In Alle gheny county for 25 or 30 years. Died at a Banquet. Oronomowoe. Wi*., March 1k.—Dr. C M Hklnner. r»f Hart land. VVi*.. a | member <»f Mu- masonic fraternity, dropped dead late Saturday night an he sat down to a banquet of the ma sonic lodge after the royal arch de cree had been eonferred upon several members under the direction of Dr Skinner himself. The Preaident’s Western Trip. Raata Ke. N M.. Marrh It*--Word was received by Maj. W II H fdevr ellyn and It Is understood also by Gov Otero that President H .osevelt will be in Santa Ke the morning of May !» and in Albuquerque in the afternoon on his way to California. Damaged By Students. Prineeton. N .1 . Marrh 1G —One of the big bronze lions which guard th-> enlranre of historic Nassau hall was so badly disfigured by a crowd of young almuni and upper class mrn that if ran not he satisfactorily re paired. Germany's First Payment. Caracas. Marrh Id The amount of the first payment due to Germany tin dor the Washington agreement was de posited In a safe at the treasury Sun day and will he paid on the order of the German minister. A CENSUS REPORT. Geographical Distribution of Popula tion in the United States. Washington. March 11—The census bureau Friday issued a bulletin on the geographical distribution of popula tion in the United States It shows that almost tut per cent of the total population lives in the country drain ed by the Atlantic ocean; over 33 per cent, in that drained by the Gulf of Mexico; It per cent in the drainage area of the Mississippi river; almost 10 per cent, in the area drained by the great lakes; 1 per cent on the Pa ciPc coast and half of one per cent. In the great basin. The proportion living within the re gion drained to the Atlantic ocean Is steadily diminishing, while the part drained to the Gulf of Mexico Is be coming relatively more populous as Is the case in a still more marked do gree In the great basin of the Pacific ocean region Of the foreign born. per cent, live In the region drained to the Atlantic ocean; Sfi.41 per cent, in the region drained to the Gulf of Mexico, and 13 per cent, in that drain ed to the great lakes The proportion 1n the region drnlned to the Pacific ocean is fi 1 per cent. Out of every l.oon Negroes t)98 are found in the rt glons drained to the Atlantic ocean and fil l per cent are in the lands drained to the Gulf of Mexico, t ie pro portion in the west and on the Pacific coast being trifling. WEST VIRGINIA OPERATORS. Will Refuse to Meet the Miners to Adjust Wage Scale. Charleston. \\\ Vn.. March 11 The coal operators are asked to meet the miners in conference at Huntington on March 22 for the purpose <.r adjust ing differences and signing a scale for the coming year A prominent New river operator, who was seen Friday, spoke for all the operators in that re gion. He said: "N'o New river oper ator will he present at Huntington. I lie nneting is for the organisation of the union and that the New river operators are not going to concede even if they have to shut their mines for lie year. We hn\e no objection to our men organizing among them selves, and are willing to deal wit'i them when so organized, but we ,lo not intend to deal with an organiza tion controlled by men whose Inter ests are inimicnble to the West Vir ginia fields, and who will keep their nilnes open all the venr at tin* expense of our closing much of the time. If we must make another fight this year ns we did last we are ready to do If a id it will be made right from the siait. with all the operators polling together and all along Hie line W> will pay no attention to the Hunting ton .nocHng." INDIANA COAL OPERATORS. The Jury Instructed to Return a Ver diet of Not Guilty. Chicago. March 1t Judge Chef lain. before whom the Indiana coal op orators were being tried on charges of conspiracy in restraint of trade and violation of the antitrust law. Fr day instructed the jury to return a verdict or not guilty, on the ground that if any law had been violated if is a federal law. I ie defendants, there fore, not being amenable to a state court. EXPLOSION OF FIRE DAMP, Three Men Were Killed and Fourteen Severely Injured. f hiengo. March I I.—-Three men were killed and II were severely in lured by an explosion of fire damp in lhe mine of the Cardiff Coal Co. The dead are John MeCloskey, Joseph If : e't and Zrej Azoflno Miners at the month of the shaft were awakened by the explosion and rescued the in lured and removed the dead bodies from the minu Some of thv Injured may die. mine flooded. Kour Miners Are Dead and Pour Oth era Are Missing. Iron Mountain. Mich.. March 11 Four miners am dead and four others am missing as tho result of a rush of water Friday which flooded tvi« fourtJ, level of ffir* MiIIin mine in which fhny were workihk Tho flood was caused hy the men's working through the wall of their h-vcl into an old work iriK which had been flooded Twelve miners were **t work in the fourth level hut four managed to e cane. Attempted Suicide on a Train. Charleston. S C March it t;^t zeppina Capltano. an Italian woman. a"»'i| Hi attempted to rommlt solcld on an Atlantic Coast line tra.n near this city Friday morning With an or dinarv pen knife she jabbed her throat six times and but for the Interpos) tion of th ' conductor would have kill ed herself I for condition Is very se rlous. No American Demand For British Coil l,ondon March II To all intent and purposes the American demand for British coal is now over. At anv rate the imulry has fallen fat. and ‘•uch shipments as am not1 going for ward are mainlv fulfillment of old or ders. Long Trip to Have a Tooth Drawn. New York. March I t - Rev. Wll Ham Waddell, a missionary sent out b.r 1 he Presbyterian board, has Just ended a 4.000 mile trip fron Bahia. Brazil, to New York, in order to have » tooth drawn. EXTRAORDINARY SESSION. Senate Convened to Finish Up Much Needed Legislation. Washington. March 10—The lcgis'a t vc session of the senate Monday last ed six minutes. The oath of office was administered to Oallinger (N. D.). t JarK (Ark.) and Stone (Mo.). At 1J:0«'. the senate went into executive session to consider the Panama canal treaty. Washington. March 11.—Senator Morgan Tuesday secured the first ma terial concession that has been made to him by the senate in connection with the Pannma canal treaty with t olonthia. This consisted of an agree ment to attach the Spooner canal at t bodily to the treaty. This change was niade in compliance with a request presented by Senator IaxIrc during the day's executive session of the sen ate Tuesday for the necessity of It had been discussed by Mr Morgan and other members of the senate commit tee Mr. Daniel expressed the opinion that as the preamble to the treaty • alls for the attachment of a cony of the net that attachment was necessary to preserve the terms of the domument intact. Washington. March 12 Decided progress wns made Wednesday toward reaching an agreement for a vote ot the Colombian rar.nl treaty, and when the senate adjourned there was a gen ernl understanding that Thursday, it all probability, some hour next Tuos day would be definitely agreed on :rr the time when a vote should he taker on the treaty and amendments A1 statements to this effect, howevcf, were accompanied by the announce merit that there were yet some detail* to l»e arranged leaving It Impossible absolutely to conclude the agreement before I liursday. There Is. however no doubt in the minds of leading sen ators that the vote will be taken or. Tuesday The Guatemalan and Mexl can extradition treaties were ratified I lie understanding among the mem hers of the committee on foreign rein Mons is that none of the reciprocity treaties before the committee shall he reported for consideration tills ses sion ami that the Cuban treaty will hr the Inst to receive the attention o| the committee for the mesent Washington. Mnrrli 13. There wort Important developments Thursday re gnrding tin* treaties pending In tlio s» mate. |t was decided to vote on Dm 1 aimrna canal treaty on Tuesday next and the Cuban reciprocity treaty was reported to the senate by the com ml* tee on foreign relations The end of Hit* work for which the extra session was called therefore Is in sight Tim agreement to vote on the eannl treaty was arrived at soon after the senate assembled at noon and without discus, sion of moment The Cuban treaty with the various amendments agreed on by the committee on foreign rela tIons then was reported by Mr Cu| lom and at his request it was read for the Information of the senate The progress made Thursday leads many senatoi ; to predict an adjournment by the ( lose of next wreck Washington. March II The repub lican steering committee of the sen ate Friday considered the general condition of business In the senat". The opinion was expressed that It would tie possible to fix the day for the final close of the session not later than next Friday or Saturday. No resolutions to that effect, however will be introduced until an effort shn!l have been mndc to name a day for \oting on the Cuban reelproelty treaty. It has been arranged that Senator Spooner shall make the last speech in the Panama canal debate, which under the general ngreement fixing the time for a vole Is to be made public. The democratic sona t or:: will caiims to decide on a com so to he pursued In the senate with ref creme to amendments to the pending treaties. JUSTICE DAY’S CONDITION. There Has Been No Extension of the Pneumonia. Washington. March 1*’. The eondl Con of Justine |)ay of the United States supreme court, who Is ill here with pneumonia, continues eneourag lag. Ur. H. L. Harden, the attending physician, had Dr. William Osier, the specialist from Johns Hopkins univer sity, come over Sunday for another consultation with him regarding the case and after it was concluded they issued the following bulletin: "Justice Day’s condition is good. There has been no extension of the pneumonia All symptoms favorable." After his last visit at If o’clock Sunday night Dr Harden Issued the following bulletin Justice Day’s condition continues good and he Is comfortable to-night " The Justice Is still a very sick man and still Is In a very serious condi tion. tint his family are hopeful that he will recover. “Young" Mowatt Disabled. Chicago. Marrh 11 "Young" Mow a»» may never be able to fight again While wrestling Mowatt slipped on the floor of the gymnasium anil fell, suf ferlnsr treat pain He continued ir> train and algo* of paralysis appcare 1. Tool' HI* Own Life. Ryhalla, Mina. March 11 Samuel II Menton, a lawyer of Colorado Spring*. Col., was found dead near this city. The arteries in the wrists had been opened and there was a knife wound near tie heart Nominated For Mayor. Leavenworth. Kan, March Iff—D. R /\nthr*ny. Jr., business manager of the l^*avenworth Time*. and a nepb ew of Miss Susan M Anthony, has been nominated for mayor by accla mation by the republican city ronvcn tlon. Will Participate in the Exposition. Rome. March ir, The minister of foreign affairs has finally notified Am hassador Meyer that Italy has decided to officially participate In th* St T^ou Is exposition, appropriating $HK>.O)0 to that purpose. ^♦ctsrc-e-ce-e-c-^e-eccc-s-ca-e-o* | State Odds and Ends. \ ^a S 3 3 ^ 3fl a s a-s^M ia-53 ;n NN h**n asked his reasons for being » tramp by the police Judge of Hunting t<»n Henry Brackett. arrested on ;% charge of loitering. declared that bn "as a minister of the (io.s|>ei. and that the Lord had sent him out Into the highways and byways to preach th«* (I os pel to the downtrodden an«l op pressed: that, while many other min istors preached in fine churches to educated and wealthy congregations. It was his railing to minister to thn weary ones who weir content to ride the bumpers instead of in Pullman enrs and to live upon the charity of others rather than hy the sweat of their brows He was allowed to ;• > free l.ate the other night Mrs R M. Hepderson swore out a search war rant for her husband, a It A O bag Rugemnster. charging Aonsupport and neglect The police burst open thn door of "The Senate" at Weston and arrested eight occupants. Henderson was not caught * harles Rarrett, nged 15. while at tempting to catch a moving freight, train at Pisgat. was thrown under thn wheels, and both legs were crushed off He will die. I he Wabash Railroad Co was given a franchise to pass through the east side of Fairmont hy the city council. Work on the road must be commenc ed within nine months and ears run ning within 21 months C & O. passenger train No. f>. hound for Cincinnati, ran over and instantly killed Chns M Ltwo, a prominent merchant or Buffalo Shoals, Wayne county, at (’credo Mr Lowe’s wife was with him, and she lost both her lower limbs, they being severed ju<t below the knees They were en route to Cincinnati, and hnd stepped from one track to avoid a freight train whO|^_, • he passenger, coming from the ensf. cut them down. The Injured woman, with her husband's remains, were Bent on a special to Huntington According to .•» ruling in the circuit court nl Welch, McDowell county, a Nemo’s head Is considered “a dan gerous and deadly weapon " Frank Mart in brought suit for $ 2.000 against James Knox, a prominent attorney d Welch, for damages sustained by li > log pounded with a pair of steel knucks. Martin is a colored man at I has a head of abnormal proportion t. The testimony in the ease was tbit Martin heenme Incensed at tin- attor ney. while the latter was In his p!a> •• of business, and that t ie Nemo hawed low and started to •’butt” the attor ney out of hla shop The attorney swore on the stand that lie regarded tin* Nemo's head ’’ns a dangerous and deadly weapon," and that to defend himself and probably save Ids life h * dealt 111 in a few blows with steel knueks. Evidence was adduced whle i went tf> show that Martin had at dif ferent t imes "llllt tell" people out )f Ids shop The judge gave a verdict In favor of the defendant, ruling that un der the circumstances lie regarded tho Negro's head as a "dangerous aud deadly weapon," and that the attorney acted in self defense. James (Jeorge was arrested at Park ersburg on a warrant charging him with passing a woithless cheek on Thomas Devanney at West I'nlon William Cooper, an oil-well driller, was arrested at Parkersburg, charged with passing a forged check with tie* name of W S. Harbor signed to it. Cooper is a brother of Harry Cooper, who broke Jail at Marietta while await ing trial for murder. The trial for the $10,000 damage suit of Isa Twine, a rolorod servant, against Mrs. Frances K ihrlg,* tht* Went Virginia “Oil Queen," In In pro gress at Parkersburg. I-<;« Twine t m tified against her In a erimlnnl pf<> ' ceding and she tiad her arrested for ■alleged lareen). After aequltal th.» girl brought the damage suit fohn ami Mob Hhanklln broke jail at rnlon, Monroe eounty. Tliey, t » getber with flielr brothers, Henry au.t William, were lodged in jail about two weeks since, charged with about, ten separate burglaries during the past six months A reward of fl.OOU lias been offered for their apprehen sion. Charles Rlttenhouse. aged 17. of Clarksburg, got $0.°, on a check, pur porting to have been signed by bis uncle, and Is supposed to have* gone to St l»uls. Mrs. lee wife- of Capt lee. of Joe town, retired and when she* got *io she was totally blind. For two weeks before her sight left her her vision was better than It had been for years. She Is past 7<> years of age. The body of Itaymond Mrbiclr, thought to have been drowned at Hunt ing Springs II months ago. was foun t the other clay near Parkersburg, caught under a log raft. How It got there Is a mystery. Arlington C Plxler. well known among Knights of Pythias in West V.r ginia. drove his team Into the Monnn gahelu river at Morgantown am! wan drowned. A female hobo passed through Clarksburg. She was found In a box car by a brakeman. She refused to give her name, hut stated that she was going to Baltimore, her former home She wras pccorly dressed, but was pro vided with a quantity of food and a bottle of coffee. Harry Perkins of Newark. O. who left the Children's home at Marietta 17 years ago. is In Parkershurc search ing for his sister. Ada. who was in 11m home when he left, but whom he has •xot heard from since The only trn< n he has of her Is that she was In Par I kers.burg seven yoars ago.