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v.i yt .i Kit.MAi a. wsirrii. Publishers and Proprie ors PLYMOUTH. INDIANA. FAST MAIL DITCHED. NEY YORK CENTRAL HAS A FRIGHTFUL WRECK. Kiiiliticcr and Two Tramp Killed Train WnHKiinniiii: 73 Mile an Hour Work of Wreckers-New KI Dorado in Southern Colorado. Dastardly Work of TrainwrcckcrH. Trainwreekers ditched the New York Central fast mail a few miles west of Rome. X. Y.. Tuesday morning. Kn jrineer Trank Ilager. of Albany, and two tramps were killed. Fireman Chris War ner, of Albany, and Mail Clerks Portor und M. J. McCarthy were injured. When the erash came the engine was thrown from the track into the diteh ami com pletely submerged in the mud. only the driving wheels on tin left side being above "the earth. The forward mallear was thrown two ear lengths ahead of the engine, and rolled down the bank so that it lay lengthwise toward the rails. The second ear. in whieh the mail elerks wen working, was thrown onto the ten der of the engine and demolished. The third and fourth ears were also wrecked, the ends of toth being broken. The first i-lteper was thrown from the rails, rolling completely over, so that the trucks were it long distance from the rails. The sec ond car was simply turned on its side, while the rear sleeper did not leave the tracks at all. Fngincer Hairer went down with his engine and must have been in stantly killed. The fireman.' Chris Wag ner, was badly injured almut the head, and it is feared that he is internally hurt. Three Itiif Fire. Fire in the Parker Rlock at Lowell. Muss.. Tuesday morning caused a loss of SsOlUM). The building is live stories in height, partly occupied by the Appleton company, and contained $400,000 worth of finished cotton goods. The building is owned by the heirs of Col. J. M. C Par ker. The losses are probably covered by insurance. Fire at Dallas, Texas, destroyed a building IVOxüO feet, three t-tories in height, which were occupied by the Texas Paper Company and by the lWring Harvesting Company of Chi cago. Loss on building. ." .000 ; insur ance. $40,000. Loss of the Texas Paper Company, $.V,tM0; insurance. $o4,700. Iass of the leering Harvester Company, ?'jr.0iO. fully insured. Purcell. I. T.. was visited by a disastrous fire which al most wiped it out of existence Tuesday morning. The fire started in a grocery store owned by Paul Clucketnan, who is strongly suspected of applying the torch. him! lie was at once arroted by a Cnited States deputy marshal. Twenty busi ness houses wer- l irnod. the aggregate loss being about $l''U0O; insurance. $10,- lH"0. New Gold Region. Major W. S. Peabody has arrived at lenver from Archuleta County. Southern Colorado, bringing specimens of ore taken from the largest vein ever discovered. The vein as desrrihed is 1 . H K I feet across. The ore averages on the surface $S to the ton. If the discovery sustains the claims of those who have been upon the ground v new gold-ln-aring region has been found which will eclipse anything known in the world. Senator Teller recently made a quiet visit to the region, and is filled with enthusiasm on the subject. He says it is "a big proposition." NEWS NUGGETS. The Nawab of Itasoda. India. Moham med Omar Ali Khan, is in New York. It i reMirti! that Prince Henry of Fattenhurg has decided to join the staff of the commander of the expedition to AshiHitee. The report of the mutiny of 170 convicts and IMJO volunteers mi the steamer Cata lonia during her last voyage from Madrid to Havana is officially denied. C. R. .Meeker, assistant engineer of the Southern Pacific Railroad, and formerly an officer in the Fnited States navy, com mitted suicide at Oakland, Cal. Michael II. Malier, who is wanted at Ijcadville, Colo., for the alleged embezzle ment of about Sl.OOO from the Hold Pack ing Company last February, has been ar rested at I .os Angele.;. Policemen T. F. Rrown and lt. S. Far row were dangerously wounded and Will Ward, colored, fatally wounded while the officers were attempting to arrest tho latter at Little Kock. Ark. The Rrilish steamer .lames Turpi, Captain Smith, which sailed from Oeuo.i on Nov. tl for New York, has arrived at Cihrultar seriously damaged, tuning leeii in collision with the Yulcau off Cape !eta. Spain. The Vulcan sank and two of her crew were drowned. Peter W. Itreene. president of the de funct Leadville. Colo.. Savings and De losit Hank, is missing, and creditors of the institution are anxious to meet him and learn what sort of settlement he x :ects to make. Mr. I'rceiio had borrowed over .TO.ooo from the hank. "IT. Frank Waylaud. of Marion. Ohio, re ceived a letter from a Raltitnoro attorney, asking him his relationship to William Waylaud. who moved to Ohio years ago. He was his son. The attorney now writes him that he is heir to the Waylaud es tate in Maryland, valued at a million. Fire in the six-story factory h.iilding it US Clinton street. New York, caused a pa nie among the working people, who numbered nliout tvo hundred. The base ment, in which the flames started, was oc cupied as a candle factory, and the tallow there caused the fire to spread rapidly, cutting olT egress by way of the stairs. Several men jiimMd from the roof and from windows to th tops of adjoining buildings. After the building had be.'ii gutted the firemen set about searching for bodies. One. which has not beeli identi fied, was found. Albert Neville, a carpenter, was mur dered at San Francisco by two masked roMier. The President lias appointed John L. Penk, of Kansas City. .Mo.. Fnited States Minister t Switzerland, to succeed Mill liter Itmndhead, resigned, and OPo Munchiiieyer as Fnited S'ates Consul .it San Salvador. ' Charles Schaefer. of Chicago, commit ted suicide in New York I ccause he had lost his employment and money. The residence of Ceorge A. Kesnler, on Tith avenue. New York City, has Wen roLWd of ?JfiWj5"orth of jewelry. EASTERN. ..V"-- "Nearly one thousand New York cab drivers are on a strike. II. 11. Addison, of Chicago, has been chosen class orator by the Harvard seniors. Brooklyn gas companies have been con solidated, with a combined capital of $30,- (H M .0JO. H. II. Holmes, recently convicted at Philadelphia of the murder of P.. F. Pil sccl. Lüs appealed for a new trial. Mrs. Helen M. Cougar has lost her Miit for Jl'.tHKi damages for libel against Congressman Morse, of Massachusetts. The Rev. S. F. Smith, the venerable author of "America," died suddenly in the New York and New Fngland lepot Sat urday afternoon, at Posten, of heart dis ease. A large sloop, painted white, was seen to capsize off Rockaway Reach. N. Y., about a mile from the shore. Thursday morning. Four men were st en clinging to her. but were washed away later. The sloop, the name of which could not be as certained, drifted a v. ay. Fire which broke out in the wire nail factory of Philip Tow useno A: Co.. Phila delphia. Wednesday morning destroyed the building, stock and machinery, en tailing a loss of 2jiro.OOO. partly covered by insurance. There were ninety-six nail machines, ranging in value from .. HI to $1.000 each, and spike machines worth from SM.OOO to $.".NK each in the build ing. A number of new machines were to have been installed at once. About -X) persons were employed. L'hen D. .Ionian, head of the great Ros toii thy goods firm of Jordan. Marsh V; Co.. died Friday morning at ":."o o'clock. KIm-ii D. Jordan was born in Danville, Me.. Oct. Id. IS'Jl'. When only I years old he was p.aced with a ncighlioring farmer became of his father's death without mean After ten years of lalior on the farm le arrived in Roston with $1.,." in his p.-clet. After working on a farm in Roxhiry for two years he was employed in ft dry goods store. The firm of Jordan, Marsh & Co. was founded In lS.'l with a cash capital of $.".OtiO. WESTERN. The sugar trust is reported to have notified johliecs nnd dealers that if they fell the refined product of Nebraska beet sugar factories the trust will decline to Sell them the cheaper grades. John It. Tanner, chairman of the Re publican State Central Committee of Illinois, has resigned his 'tositioii and announced his candidacy for the Ouber natorial nomination in 1MN. Ferdinand Kcimett. ex-Chief of Poli -e. of St. Louis, who killed Detective A. R. Law son. was sentenced at Los Angeles, Cal.. to ten years in State prison. The case will be appealed to the Supreme Court. Wednesday was Thurman's S'Jd birth day anniversary. The "Ohl Roman" was in receipt of a number of testimonials of regard. He eolit hires to improve and now converses with friends. The Thur- man club of Columbus sent him a beauti ful basket of flowers. Annie Elliott secured a divorce in Judge Woods court at St. Louis. Mo. She tes tified that her husband was cruel to her. She kept a heavy veil over face through out the trial. It developed that she was Itanium's bearded lady and her husband an india-rubber man by profession. The tcria "Trilby" was before Judir Hollister, of Cincinnati for judicial inter pretation. In the Moxey murder ease one woman was asked to compute dis tance by feet and answered: "1 am no judge of Trilbies." Her answer was stricken out as being impertinent and indefinite. The Findlay, Ohio, team won its third successive game of football Friday, the Fostoria Athletic Association being the victims. The score wart ." to 0. While running with the ball Tom Shafer. one of the Findlay players, was tackled by three of the visitors, and in the scrim mage that ensued his right leg was broken. In trying to capture Clarence White, n desperate criminal, who is wanted for many robberies, operatives of the Horry detective agency at Chicago killed his brother. Frank White, who was seated in a buggy with him. White was killed in an exchange of shots, after the detec tives comtnauded the occupants to stir render. Arthur Johnson, of Leavenworth. Kan . went coon hunting with his uncle, John Peleg. with a pack of hounds just re ceived from the Fast. When they treed game Johnson climbed the tree to shake down. He slipped and fell and the dogs pounced on him by mistake. It was dark and his uncle, being deaf and not hearing his erics, instead of taking tic dogs off, encouraged thein. Johnson's life was saved by a neighbor coming along and taking off the dogs. His friends fear he may not recover. The I'rothcrhood of locomotive Engi neers has decided to offer a large reward and employ detectives to assist in cap turing convict Ceorge Roberts, wir es caped a few Weeks since from Jcffeisoli ville. Ind.. ami was not caught despite all effoits made to catch him. Kobens" crime consisted in wrecking a Big I-Vu; train near Ter re Haute during the late coal strike, killing Engineer Mcrrimau and his brakeman. Roberts was em ployed as a trusty aroumi the prison sta bles. and taking advantage ol this man- i agio io gei away. Mayor Sutto of San Francisco has re- f ceived a rambling I. ttcr f.'om Cincinnati, signed by Alexander Russ Kensjtaw, M. D., in which the writer says that he acci dentally came into possession of facts that he claims lead to the discovery of the murderers of Planche Lr.mont ami Minnie Williams. He says that two pro fessional gamblers committed the crimes, but fear of death at their hands seals his lips. He would be glad to give additional information if he could ci me to Cali fornia in safety. The police look upon the letter as the work of a crank. An attempt was made by four into to rob the Monroe County Rank at Woods liehl, Ohio. They drilled several holes in the vault, destroying the time lock, but failed to get in. Just before they began oieratious Sheriff .1. P. Kcyser had oc casion to go to his stable in the rear of the bank building, and while walkii-g down the alley the four racksm.-n polluted upon him. hound and gagged him and ivhhed him of $(iO and a gold watch. Then they placed him in the stable, whete Le was found in the morning. Then vas a large amount of money in the hau'. vault. The Rev. Madison Swadener, of N . IV Elizabeth street, Cincinnati, Ohio, the ot)ir night found a man emptying the po'.keta of the coats in the hall. The burglar ordered the Rev. Mr. Swadener I to hold tin his huitds, win f-u poll the rev- rrf-nd gentleman knocked the burglar senseless, then revived his man. and kicked him out. Half an hour later th doorbell rang. Mr. Swadener opened the door. There stood the burglar. He had come for his hat. As the preacher turned to it the burglar knocked him down. Then the exiwiunder of the gos pel lost his temper for the first time and I thrashed the fellow soundly and thrw him into the street. Francis Schlatter, the so-called healer and Messiah, disappeared from Denver Wednesday night, and a warrant for his arrest has been issued from the Fnited States Court. lie had been summoned to appear before the Fnited States com mission as a witness against persons ar rested on a charge of using the mails to defraud by pretending to sell handker chiefs blessed by Schlatter. The ac cused claimed they could prove that Schlatter had really blessed a bale of handkerchiefs for them, and in that case he was liable to indictment. He left a note simply saying: "My mission In Den ver is ended. Cood-by." Over :t,Ki peo ple assembled Thursday morning expect ing to receive treatment from Schlatter. A wreck on the Cleveland, Lorain and Wheeling Railroad at Warwick. Ohio, Wednesday morning resulted in the death of two men. The engineer of a freight train stopped and whistled for a flagman to be sent out. The conductor, Charles Ernst, and brakeman. John Adams, were asleep in the caboose and did not hear the signal. A second section ran into the first at the rate of twenty miles all hour. Roth Ernst ami Adams were killed. The money loss will be J?l0.tHKj. Four cars, which were being drawn up a steep grade on the Delaware. Lackawanna and West ern Railroad, near Short Dills, N. J., broke away from the locomot've and ran back at great speed, crashing into the lo comotive of a newspaper train which was moving forward at a good rate. Reuben Tindall. engineer of the newspaper train, was killed and his fireman, Hiram Rush, badly injured. The people of Cleveland. Ohio, stood appalled Sunday when they realized the full horror of a terrible Accident which occurred Saturday evening on the big central viaduct. It was the worst acci dent that had ever happened in that city, and the story of how the iotor car, load ed with men, women and children, had I .lunged through the open draw, straight dowu H H I feet into the liver, was told over anfi over again. Fifteen bodies in all were recovered and identified. Thou sands of people remained by the river bank all night, and thousands more were there early in the morning. August Rog ers, the motorman who has been held as witness, was charged with manslaugh ter. This action was taken by Chief of Police Hoehn after he had investigated the accident. After the charge had been placed against him nobody was permitted to see Rogers. The diver succeiled in fastening a chain to the rrueks of the motor and they were raised from the'river. The bed of the stream was then dragged, but no more bodies were found. Four I torsi; ns are still missing, however, and it is probable that their bodies have floated down the river. WASHINGTON. At the request of the Interior Deprt ment. Oeneral Wheaton. commanding the department of Colorado, has been in structed to hohl a troop of cavalry in readiness to be dispatched, if necessary, to the scene of the killing of two Indians at the Southern I.'te agency. Colorado. Official compilations of the Collector of Customs transmitted to the Treasury De partment amply demonstrate the rapid rate at which seal herds of Mehring Sei are being slaughtered. In the last three months 4.!)14 sealskins have been brought into iort, of which number 1.I."(J are females. This number of seals represents scarcely one-eighth of the North Pacific catch. Secretary Smith, at Washington, de cided that the eastern terminus of the Northern Pacific is at either Thomson, Minn., or Superior, Wis . instead of Ash land. Wis., as has always been claimed by the company. Alnjut eight hundred thousand acres of land is involved, wliich is lost by the company. The secretary does not undertake to say whether the grant begins at Thomson or Superior, but directs all selections for indemnity between these joints to be held for fur ther consideration. He does declare that the grant of the Northern Pacific does not extend east of Superior City. He also says that he is aware that the lands east of Superior were the basis for the selection of a large quantity of lands from the indemnity belt of the company's grant in North Dakota. These selections having been made some time ago. many, if not all, have perhaps been sold by the cjunpany. The secretary has directed that the company be allowed sixty days within which to specify a new basis for any of its indemnity selections voided by this decision Secretary Morton has his annual re port about completed. The Secretary will take up the system of government inspection of meats and will point out some of the defects iu it as it now exists. The fact that the system fails to protect American consumers while it guards the kealth of foreign purchasers of our Wti has often been pointed out. The law permits the Federal authorities to con demn bit not destroy, and th'is stand in the way of an effectual interference the part of government officials to pre vent the consumption of diseased meat in this country. Mr. Morton acknowledges this imperfection in the law and says it is due to our system of government, which leaves such matters largely to the State. He says, however, tint there is a remedy j'or tin' defect, which is to be found in ap-14-aling to the owners of diseased stock of in co-opera t ion with the State' overn lU.Mits and he urges that steps lfc taken locking to the extension of the national go rem nunt's prerogative in this .liree tioi. Washington dispatch: Among the mat ters likely to come before the next Con grc4 will be a projtosition to reorganize the judicial system iu vogue in the Dis trict of Columbia. The very worst form of tyranny prevails here. Judges are np poin ed for life, from the meanest to the highest, ami independence of public opin ion 1. is bred abuses that would not be tol erate 1 for a minute iu any other coi.i inuni:.y iu America. Lawyers are pray ing for a change, but they are afraid to move for fear of heing ruined in the r practice, ami the people have been slo'V to take the initiative. The judges are despotic in their rules and have the peo ple b't a state of terrorism. They can do all manner of outrageous things and laugh at protests, for there is no apcf I in a majority of cases. As matters now stand no suit against any of the loca! ifrMirations can be prosecuted success fully. Every jury drawn has from one to twelve "friends" of the corporations, and one of the judges makes it a practice to try cvrioratioii cwies without a jury, in spite of protests. Of course, his de cisions afe being constantly reversed, but he doesn't mind that. Eighteen of his eases were reversed in one week, it is said, 'the whole system is i-otten and full of rnk abuses. The only way to get rid of the offensive material is by a complete reorganization of the judiciary branch of the municipal government. Something of that sort is on the tapis. FOREIGN. Eighteen suicides are reported at Paris as a result of the financial Hurry. St. Petersburg dispatches declare that there is no foundation for the reports con cerning the ill health of the C.arina. Fnited States Consul Dean at Naples reiMrts that the Italian orange and lemon crop will be less than last year, or two thirds of the average, and the same is true of all citrous fruits. I et ween let. l. and Oct. 12 there were l.lSHt eases of cholera and UPS deaths iu the Province of Yolliynia. Russia, and thirty-eight cases and twelve deaths in the Province of Kieff. A steam launch belonging to the P.ritish cruiser Edgar is reiorted to have been lost in Japanese- waters and forty-eight men who were on hoard of her are said to have been drowned. A special dispatch from Shanghai says it is tositivcly staled that China has agreed that tier many .hall occupy one of the islands near the entrance to the seaport of Amoy for the purpose of estab lishing a naval yard and a coal depot. It is added that it is feared this step will be followed hy international complica tions, as France aifd Russia are certain to seek similar privileges. Rev. Joseph M. Koudelka, of Clew land, has just returned from a visit to Rome. In regard to the Pope's health he said: "I was shocked to !.;nd how lie is broken in halth. He has to be carried into the room iu a chair, for he could not walk, and his form and face are much emaciated. His mind and sight are as vigorous as ever, however. Of course it is iniiossible to tell how long he may yet live, but 1 confess I should not be sur prised to hear of his death at any time." A school building at Orenada, Mexico, in which 1. children were piesent, caught fire and before auythng could be done the whole building was ablaze aivJ in spite of the heroic efforts of the peo ple the building was destroyed. Thirty one charred bodies, including the teach ers, were found. The fire is believed to be of incendiary origin and two boys who had been severely punished by the teacher and suspended from school are believed to be the authors of the crime. They have been arrested, but so far have not confessed. IN GENERAL Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson has sailed f.r Samoa, where she intends to reide permanently. An English syndicate has purchased the f.uir principal breweries in Halifax, pac ing $."VKMMSI. Kev. K. A. Torrey, of Chicago, has re signed as president of the International Christian Workers' Association. Rev. Russell II. Conwell. of Philadelphia, wis chted to succeed him. Obituarv At Atlanta, Ca.. Ronick S Matthews, son of (lovernor Mat thews of Indiana: at Milwaukee. Dr. Jacob Mendel: at Washington. Marquis Manfredi Lanza di P.rolo; at Denver, Arch Eaton, a nephew of ex-President Harrison: at Oakland City, Ind., Editor William II. Evans, fit: at Valparaiso, Ind.. John D. Wilson. '(: at Kock ford, 111.. Mrs. Morton Russell. SI; at Chester tou, Ind., Mrs. Hartley Coyne, 73. R. O. Dun & Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade says: "The scare about gold ex- lorts had no real significance, and al though $lM!."ilMMM more went out Satur day, the stock market continues strong There was and is a substantial cause of difficulty in the fact that exports of prod ucts have been too small to meet the greatly increased imports of merchan dise. The collapse of Katlir seeulations abroad has forced inn iy to realize on Americans held, and the impression that our Ooveriimeiit may have to liorrow agaiii also operates to our disadvantage. Rut there is no local disturbance of money markets." The international convention of the Women's and Young Women's Christian Associations elected these officers: Presi dent, Mrs. R. A. Dornum. New York; First Vice President. Mrs. C. N. Jmlson. Ilrooklyu: Second Vice President, Mrs. J. It. Learmont. Mont real ; Corresponding Secretary. Mrs. JohnDuncan. Louisville; Recording Secretary. Miss M. F. True. Chicago; Assistant Secretary. Misr. E. R. Stewart, R iltimore; Treasurer. Mrs. Ievi T. Seofiehl. Cleveland. Mrs. Lennder Stone, of Chicago, was elected one of the State Vice Presidents. MARKET REPORTS. Chicago Cattle, common to prime, $o.7. to $".:;.; hogs, shipping grade. $:l.U to .Kl.tKI: sheep, fair to choice. $2..V to !j.7ö: wheat. No. '2 red, Zt'w to .",Sc; corn. No. 'J. L'Sc to 30c; oats. No. L l.v It lWc; rye, No. Ü. . to .'I.Nc; butter, choice creamery. to l!.tc; eggs, fresh. l!c to l!lc; potatoes, per bushel, "tic to ,Oc; iooui corn, common growth to choice green hurl. -Vc to -le per pound. Indianapolis Cattle, shipping. $3.t0 to $."i.iM; hogs, choice light. $..tM . Sl.iK); sheep, common to prime. to $.'t..V); wheat. No. 2. (i'-V tr tlic; com. No. I white. -7c to I'Sc; oats. No. 1! white, iMe to :rv. l"v St., Isolds Cattle. 2?.".0l to $".: hogs. :.rOto $ 1.00; wheat. No. J red. 0'V to f.Jc; corn. No. '2 yellow, LMc to "Ji;,-; oats. Xu '2 white, 17c to l!c; rye, No. ;.'.. t- It'll. . Cincinnati-Cattle. $:.7t to .f.'i.ttT; hogs. Js."l.t)0 to .fl.OO; shoM. $'2JA) to $:..". wKat, No. '2. ''" to i'-Sc: corn. No. -mixed, .'Uc to .T?c: oats. No. '2 mixed. l!le to 1ÜV: rye. No. '2, IVM- to 4 L Detroit -Cattle, $'2.71 to .$.V.V: hogs, :S.H to ijU.OO: sheep. to .S"..7ö: win at. No. '2 red. t:h to tLV; com. No. '2 yellow, l.N.)c to :; oats, No. 1! white, '2.U: ioIT-V; rye, 40c to He. Tijedo Wheat, No. '2 led. Wer to 0oe; corn No. '2 yellow, 13 to VAU-; oats. No. 2 white. 10c to 111.; rye. No. '2, .T.le to He: clovt r seed. .f lJ." to $ t.-'IO. Ri Halo-Cattle. $'2.7i to $7t.7 hog. .I.OÄ to .fl.'M); sheip, $Lr.O to $:?.7"; whett. No. '2 red. !Se to 70e; corn. No. 'J je!J iv, o."c to '57c; oals, No. 2 white, t J le. Milwaukee-Wheat. No. '2 spring, r to .; corn, Xo. :i. 'JSe to 'JOc; oats. No. '2 whNe. 11- to L'lc: barley. No. '2, :!.V to :17c; i ye. No. 1, :7c to oSe; pork, mess, $7.7 io$s.-j:.. Ne Volk Cntlle, .f::.tK to $.".50; hogs, $."..00 to $l.f0; sheep, $2.00 to $LT0; wheat. No. '2 red. title to 07c; corn, No. II, Wie to :.7c; oats, No. '2 white, ISJe to '2W butter, creamery, 10c to iMe; eggs, West' r-i, UK to -ic OUTLET TO THE COAST CANADIAN PACIFIC SEEKS CHICAGO TERMINUS. Assenibliti'; of War Fleets Has a Ooed I'.HVct on the Porte-Two Hundredth Anniversary of a Philadelphia l horch-Oklahoma Claims. New Litte to Coast. t'hi'-ago i to have a new line of rail road iiiiiiiecting it with the Pacific coast. The Canadian l'ncitic is luiiMin a line into the city from the Northwest to coii rect with its Soo Line at Lake Superior, and by that line with its main system. The construction of its new branch has already been commenced. Orading. put ling down ties and laying iron are now in progress, and the work will be pushed to completion with all possible energy. These operations are being conducted in tli piietei't manner and in a way not to it tiact attention. The work is being done apparently under other auspices than those of the ( 'anadian Pac ific, and iu such a way as to pnnit the management of that road to deny diplomatically alt on iic;i.n with the new enterprise until it is ready fi r actual operation, and even then it is lik ly to be operated under a different corporate name and organization. All the same, the Canadian Pacific is back of the enterprise and will furnish all the means necessary to build it which lannot b ob tained iu other directions or iu a way which will not interfere with the Cana dian Pacific's control of the propuiy when it is ready for operation. Fiiltun Will lrjiC Reform. It is understood in well-informed cir cles at London that the assembling of the Hrilish and foreign fleets iu Salonica Ray is having a good effect upon the Turkish t ioverntnent. and that tin- Snlian has finally determined to make earnest efforts to put a stop to the bloodshed in Asia Minor. The following telegram from Constantinople was received Mon day morning by the Anglo-Armenian As sociation: "The Armenians are being massacred everywhere in Asia Minor. Over 1 1 H l.l M M are dying of starvation and exposure. The Sassoun work of rebel i closed. For Cod's sake urge the Cover:! -luent to stop the most awful events of modern times. The Porte is powerless, as all the telegraphs are under the control of the palace officials, who have incited the massacre throughout Anatolia." A dispatch received from Rome says that advices which have reached there from Constantinople announce that the agita tion against the Christians of Northern Syria is extending and that inassacns have occurred m ar Aleppo. Famous Old Church. Famous old Christ Church, at Phila delphia, has commenced the celebration of the L'ooth anniversary of its founda tion. At the opening of the services Rev. Dr. C. Fllis Stevens, ilie rector. .111-l-ounccd that the women of Christ Church Hospital. Fugland, had forwarded .!!: which they desired to form a part of the endowment fund of ihe church. The ser mon was delivered by Dr. William J. Sea bury, professor of ecclesiastical polity iu the tJcncral Theological Seminary of New York, and a great-grandson of Bish op Sea bury, ti st bishop of Connecticut affer l he revolution. The celebrant of the eucharist was Rev. James Alan Montgom- ry. a lineal descendant of Dr. William White, the friend of Washington and the llrst bishop of Pennsylvania. BREVITIES. A report is current in Havana that the insurgent leaders. Come, and Mueo. have bei n bought by the Spanish Cov ernment. Fire at Meridian. Miss., destroyed the Mtridian sash ami blind factory and he Citizens compress and warehouse. Total loss, $-.T0.(MKl. A rumor having gained currency that the title to the Roddick placer on the edg of the city of Cripple Click. Colo., had been invalidated by the Secretary of ihe Interior, all the ground has been staked off by jumpers, who have erected tents or shacks to enable I hem to hold their claims. Sidney Clarke, chairman of Oklahoma's Statehood Executive Committee, has call ed a Statehood convention to meet at Shawnee on Dec 4. IN'.).'. The conven tion promises to be the largest and most important Statehood meeting ever held in the Territory. A strong delegation will be sent to Washington from Oklahoma and the Chickasaw nation to push the claims for Statehood. Rabbi M. S. Stivit. is heading a move ment to colonize several hundred poor Jews of Pittsburg. Pa. A land improve ment company proposes Jo locale the col ony mar California. Pa., on the Monon gahela River. Some may lake up farms and others will ho given employment in a factory. A building has been erected, but the original intention to make it a cannery has been -changed in favor of a manufactory cf clothing. John DetwiieT was on trial at Arion. Ohio, for stealing potatoes. David .low ctt. a friend of Detwihr. objected to a ruling of Judge Kelley. called him a liar, and was lined .-.'. Jewett then started "or the Judge. The Judge decided prompt ly if Jewett felt that way aloul it he would reduce the tine to .!. Jewett said he wouldn't whip a Judge for a dollar, and the court returned to its potatoes. Two pleasant Wilmington, Del., strangers enticed farmer Peter O'Neil into a game of cards. The farmer had $200. They played for three hours when (he two pleasant strangers left in dis gust as the fanner had won SOtM, and left them with $Stkl in his possession. When the farmer reached the bank he found the .S(M1 was all counterfeit mon ey. The two pleasant strangers had his $.,1M. As Foreman Lennon. of Jolict. III., started down the Hartz mine, three miles from Figle Pass. T xas. an explosion occurred iu svine unknown manner. It has been impossible for rescuers te enter the mine on account of the gas. but it is supposed that Lennon is dead. Fortu nately no miners were in tin mine at the time. The St. Louis ( tlobe-Dcuioerat and Re public have reduced their pric s from cenjs to 1 cent a copy. A son has-leen born to Prince Ferdi nand, ruler of llulguria, and his wife, Princess Marie Louise. The Holmes case at Philadelphia took another sensational turn. In open court the senior counsel for the defense. Will iam A. Shoemaker, was charged with manufacturing cvhk-ncc in behalf of ihe alleged murderer by bribing a woman who knew nothing of the case to swear iu his favor. RESS Children's Laureate. The death of Kugciu Field is a los to journalism and to literature. New York Tribune. Mr. Field was a man of talent and unique character, and he will be missed in the circle where, he made himself to distinct a place. I LtiianajMdi. Journal. As it is. he was a man loved, and by whom ihe great public was led to see aright. More can be said of no i ,.e and of most others less.--Philadelphia Press. His satirical articles on the pretensions of literary and social life in I. is adopted city made Chicagvi alternately lanuh ni.d wince and rvlightcd the n-s: o: Tin- coun try. New York Herald. The death of L'ugciie Field removes from the sphere of earthly activity . of the brightest newspaper a. en in the country and a poet and linn; r. o much promise. M inm-ap-il's Tribi;t:e. His life was a short o:;e. :.: he had lived every day of it and crowded into it much of happiness !" r himself and others. He will be misled 1-usg r th:ni most men. -Rochester I. -r.it and Chronicle. He had a wonderful p w i ;:: T 'hing the fountains of stiiih: an. '::!. and his books, in which he u:l.i:l:fd many exiisite verses en incidents in child hood. Were full of wit and p::t!:o.-- Ros ten Herald. Hi- had an enormous cap;. i v ;"ur work, and while most of his writings was of a:i ephemeral character, he has left behind him iua:iy articles in prose and verse whiclf are a decided contribution ! Amer ican literature.- Philadelphia Ledger. Wonderful imbed was the versatility of this gentle w Titer, and those who are hopefully interested iu the growth of a Western American literature will sin cerely mourn the early ihn'h of one wl:n has done to much to win for that litera ture ar. honored place.- M::i!i apoiis Times. Notice to Oreat Hriiuiu. The Fnited States will never consent that Fngland shall be allowed To settle her rights to Yenezueleaii territory in ac cordance with her own uncontrolled "grab-and-hold" policy. -New York liven ing World. The Failed States is nor. therefore, making any departure fm:u cenmon dip lomatic practice wli'-n it asserts the Mon roe doctrine, and I'.o 1'v.rp jow r cafi afford to take the gne::. i that we have no Ims'ucss in w'o-;tli America. RufTalo l'xpnss. If Croat Ri itain is :;i!ow . d huüdnj-e-and terrorize govci ono nis which are un der ihe wing of itiis nintry and .vhicli We are in a measure l.ouiei to pr .te. f. ei at least sec thai they have justice in their dealings with other powers, this country will lose a great deal of pr-sti-e. Provi dence Telctrrani. To stand p'edg-'-d h'fo'.'e the world t maintain that dot-trim ;:i suffer a P.rit Ish tory minister to kick it about as a foot-ball subnets us to the i!--risio:i of the whole world. We must either openly renounce the Monroe do.-:rin for all time to come or enforce it in the Vene zuela case. Des Moines News. When the protrsf of the Cni'ed Stair against Huropcnii aggress: n against the weakest republic on this continent is un heeded, we are the veriest poitroons if wo Üo not follow it up by deds commensur ate with the dignity of the leading re public'of the earth. Otherwise we shall become a scoff and a byword Mid un worthy of the respect of any people in the world. Nebraska State Journal. Diirranf Do )in I- Just. The verdict of guilty in t!e Durrant case was a foregone conclusion. Any other outcome would have I e!i universal ly regarded as an inexcusable miscar riage tif justice. -Kansas City Journal. Durrant pronounced guilty on the first ballot. It has been a remarkable trial nnd a remarkable case, but those who have read the reports of the trial will not question the justice of the verdict. Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. A special providence could not have I more surely provided that the guilt of the murderer t Durrant shoe. id hud him out. Iniliction of the prescribed punishment will be a fitting close to oue of the most sensational cases ever tri I in this or any other country. Detroit Free Press. There is hanging in California. It is restful to feel that :av:ui: lw-cn fairly convicted of murder In the lirst degree and subjected to tlu- penalty provided by law. there will ho no danger of Dur rani's being turned loose by "executive clemency" to prey upon the community. M ilwaukee Wisconsin. The Durrant case will go into history as a cause eclebre. The crime was re markable not only in its atrocity, but in the deftness which the perpetiator em ployed to hide his identity, and the con viction of Durrant must stand as a gn at triumph. Durrant offered what can only be. termed a strong defense under tho circumstances. The man's demeanor dur ing his long ordeal stamped him a mot extraordinary murder r. Detroit Trib une. Gospel of Wealth. John D. Rockefeller gives a million with the!, east; and grace that a man ordinari'y bestows a quarter. Minneapolis Times. Mr. Rockefeller is certainly making a record as a philanthropist. s. fur as the Chicago Fniversity is concerned. -Cincinnati Tribune. Mr. John D. Rockefeller continues to befriend the institution which he ha al ready endowed on a munificent scale. New York Tribune. Mr. John D. Rockefeller's rule of act ion appears to be. when in doubt give a mill ion or two to the Chicago Fniversity. Kansas City Journal. Mr. John D. Rockefeller's immense gifts to the Chicago Fniversity entitle him to the gratitude of all friends of edu cation. New Volk Recorder. Rockefeller has jziven the Chicago Fni- versity-Rti'HM'00, and will give it $.V 000.000 more. Thus does meat wealth become a menace lo our free institutions. How long would this university he, nnd. other universities be-, iu acquiring such munificent gifts, nnd the educational facilities they make mssiblc, if rich mcuV fortunes wojte divided up among ne'er-do-wells, to lie frittered away in drinks and cigars?---Portland Uregoniau.