THE WEEKLY INDEPENDENT.
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COMPLETE NEWS SUMMARY.
Brccrd of TI ppral n of Moeh or Llttlf
Importance from All Tart of the Civ
ilized World Incident. Enterprise.
Accident, Verdict. Crimea and War
French minister of foreign affaiig in
structed the lawyer of the French em
bassy at Constantinople to ascertain
how Turkey proposes to pay the Lo
rando claim. French fleet arrives in
Fight in which Colonel Benson was
killed turns out to have been a des
perate battle. Percentage of loss on
both sides exceedingly heavy.
President of the United States of Co
lombia kidnaped by the orders of the
political leaders of the country and
carried into the mountains.
Wife of Prince Albert of Belgium
gave birth to a son. the heir presump
tive to the throne.
Tampa cigar manufacturers seeking
expert cirgarmakers in Cuba to replace
British government to send 5,000
more cavalrymen to South Africa.
Firemen at New York made a living
thain of themselves and rescued the
members of six families from a burn
ing building at Mount Vernon.
California orange planter followed
eloping daughter to St. Joseph, Mich.,
to prevent her marriage, but found no
trace of her there.
Drunken comrades of Kentucky la
borer charged with tying him to a rail
way track so a train cut off his feet.
Thomas W. Prior of Chicago in
vented cotton gin claimed to be an Im
provement over Whitney machine,
Mississippi man confessed murdering
his father after his mother committed
perjury to save him.
Wu Ting Fang declared the stories
of his recall are so persistent he would
not be surprised if they weie true. He
has had no official notice yet from his
Government geological surveyor
found extensive deposits of copper ores
In Alaskan islands.
Services at the Holy Name cathe
dral, Chicago, stopped during high
mass because of the presence in the
congregation of Father Crowley, the
excommunicated priest, who refused to
leave at the request of the pastor.
Roland A. Swan, former assistant
to the town treasurer, has pleaded
guilty to 2S0 counts charging embez
zlement from Arlington, Mass.
Andrew Carnegie has given Los
Gatos, Cal., JlG.OoO for a library build
ing. Albert J. Learning, a farmer, tried to
drive across the St. Paul tracks ahead
of a train at Dawson, Iowa, and was
Charges against Robert Aitchison
and two stablemen on his ranch of
having purchased government oat3
sto!en from Fort Keogh, Mont., have
been dismissed, the government being
unable to prove guilty knowledge. Two
soldiers who delivered the oats will
probably be tried by court-martial.
Eleven children died of tetanus at
St Louis after treatment with anti
toxino for diphtheria. Tetanus germs
In the medicine the cause of death.
Writ cf mandamus authorized by the
recent decision in the teachers tax
case will prooably be issued today at
Waitress in a restaurant at Troy,
N. Y., learned she was stolen when a
baby. Her father a western banker.
Train on Pennsylvania road wrecked
near Plymouth, Ind., and two persons
killed and four hurt.
French squadron did not return to
Toulon as reported, but is on its way
to take possession of a Turkish port
Abductors of Miss Stone holding out
for the ?110,000 ransom they originally
demanded. Negotiations still under
Pan-American Exposition closed Sat
urday night with a display of fire
works. The total attendance up to
Friday night was 8,200,000.
General Ritchener reported defeat of
troops under Colonel Benson In south
ern Transvaal, and 66 officers and men
. killed and 179 wounded.
Mrs. Lucy Black has been held with
out bail at Bozeman, Mont., on the
charge of poisoning her husband, a
Yaqui Indians massacred thirty Mex
ican ranchmen in a battle near Onaias.
Four hundred employes at Illinois
Central shops, Burnside, 111., were laid
Duke of York arrives at Portsmouth,
Evidence In the Schley case practi
cally completed. Arguments are to be
gin on Monday, and the court may take
a month to review the testimony be
fore announcing its decision.
Two students of Northwestern Acad
emy, Chicago, paid $18 In fines for
SAFE-WRECKERS IN .IOWA.
(rack men Use Explosives to Bob Two
Des Moines telegram: The bank
of Arispe was entered by two robbers,
who blew open the safe with nitro
glycerin, knocking out a portion of the
."ront of the one-story brick building.
About $450 was secured by the robb?rs.
vho left their safe-blowing tools in
-he bank. While the robbers were at
work a heavy rainstorm was in prog
ress. The sheriff, with a posse, is fo!
lowing the robbers, who were seen to
Matlock, Iowa, telegram: Burglars
looted the Bank of Matlock of $2,000.
of which $300 was silver. There were
six men in the gang, all heavi y arm.jd.
four kept guard whiie two went in
side. Three heavy shots of dynamite
were fired, waking a good many peo
ple. The safe and vault were wrecked
and the building is badly wrecked
An old man in an adjoining buildin?
was compelled to go back to bed and
LATEST MARKET QUOTATIONS.
Spring Wheat No. 1 northern, llh'n'Zc;
No. 2, TO'zTOTsc: No. 3. 6&U$j70ttc: No. 4.
G0f;6t;c: no grade, t0c.
Winter WheatNo. 2 fid, 72T772'ic- No.
3. 63'-4&71c; No. 2 hard, TTUc; No. 3.
TOViöW&c: No. 4 good. 70?8c.
Corn No. 2. SC-kc; No. 2 yellow, '0c:
No. J. CGVöCc; No. 3 white, UlYzc; No. i
Oats No. 4 white, Z&VGX)ic: No. 3.
37c; No. 3 white. SD40c; No. 2, 37'ic; No.
2 white. 39,,LG40c.
Cattle Native beef steers. $4.73'?T6.35;
western steers. $3.7075.25: Texas steers,
J3jKi4.00; cows and heifers stronger,
$2.803.80: canners, $1.252.70: stockers and
feeders, $150.g4..?); calves. J3.o4i5 Co; bulls,
stags, etc.. Jl.7Wi3.75.
Hogs Heavy, J.'i.S7G.10: mixed, J-oSTHl
5.90: light. $3.Sf55.yu: pigs. $5.4CKi5.73.
Sheep Fair wethers. I3.3OSj3.50: ewes.
JESS'S 3.00: common and stock sheep, S2.S03
3.40; lambs. tWaiZft.
Cranberries. $3. .".ft 6.00 per brl. Grapes,
baskets, 8 lbs., blacks. l-V-SilKc: baskets ot
8 lbs., Niagaras, 2)c. Beans Pea beans,
hand picked. $1.92; medium, hand picked.
I1.S5G1.S7. Butter Creamery, extra choice,
21c: seconds, HtfU'cc: dairies, choice,
ISc. Cheese New poods. Full cream dais
ies, choice. NKtlO'ie: Young Americas. 1"?
10'4c. Kffg3. irc. Hay Choice timothy, $13
$13.50; No. 1, $12112.50; choice prairie. HSU
14.00. Green Fruits Apples, brls., green
ings. $3.25i3.50: Northern Spies. !.3',j
2.75; Ben Davis, $'2MCa2.lO; common stock,
51.501.75. Potatoes White stock rurals,
67c; common. I'j'aCAc. Poultry Iced stock:
Turkey gobblers. TjSc: chickens and hens,
scald.:d, 7c; ducks, fcfiDc: geese, C7c.
Earl Russell Is Married.
Earl Russell and Mrs. Somerville
were married at the registry office in
London Thursday. The matrimonial
difficulties of Earl Russell have been
aired in the English courts many
times. He secured a divorce from his
first wife, who still goes by the name
of Countess Russell, in Nevada last
April, and promptly married Mollie
Somerville, who had secured a divorce
from her Scottish husband at the same
time and in the same state. A ques
tion was raised in England as to th
validity of the Earl's American de
cree. He was tried as a peer in the
House of Lords and sentenced to
three months' imprisonment. The cere
mony just performed in London legiti
mizes his second marriage.
Ton of Silver Is Missing.
A ton of siver bullion mysteriously
disappeared from the Criminal Court
room at Omaha. The silver figured as
an exhibit in a junk stealing case, and
had been left in the courtroom await
ing such time as the proper owners
should claim it The junk dealers
were acquitted on a charge of having
bought stolen propertj'. The smelter,
to which the bullion is said to have
belonged, took no steps to recover it,
and the court had no power to remove
It. When court was convened Thurs
day morning the silver was gone. The
janitor says a dray drove up to the
building Wednesday night, and that
four men carried the bars away. Judge
Baker is much perplexed and is tak
ing steps to locate the metal.
Jumbo II. Assaults Keeper.
Jumbo IT.. said to be the largest ele
phant in captivity, became furious in
his quarters at the exposition grounds
in Buffalo and nearly killed his keep
er, Henry Mullen. The animal is al
ways kept tightly chained, and when
Mullen was at work in the elephants'
stall the beast seized him in his trunk
and hurled him to the lloor. He tried
vainly to trample on the keeper, but
the chains held fast, although some of
the stakes to which they were fastened
were broken. It was impossible for
hini to step on Mullen or to gore him.
so the elephant lashed him with his:
trunk. Mullen is now In the Eme g n
cy hospital with four broken ribs, a
broken ankle and severe wounds about
the head and face. He will recover.
Fire Started by ItoMr.
Larned, Kas., telegram: Shell's big
livery barn was burned, together with
twenty-five head of horses and a large
lot of buggies and harness. At the
same time the Santa Fe railroad safe
was blown to pieces with dynamite and
the depot badly wrecked. It is be
lieved the safe blowers set the livery
stable on fire in order to attract the
crowd to another part of town while
they worked on the Santa Fe safe.
Over a dozen shots were exchanged
between the robbers and citizens who
rushed to the depot. In the darkness
and confusion the robbers escaped.
They secured no booty.
Nation to Control Toxin.
The deaths resulting from the use of
anti-toxin at St. IxjuIs has strength
ened the impression among the Na
tional Live Stock association that the
general government ought to have the
entire matter of anti-toxins In charge.
Dr. Charles Giesswell, the veterinarian
of the association, has been requested
at Denver to draw up a resolution on
the subject. Thi3 resolution will be
presented before the National Live
Stork convention next month in Chi
cago, and a fight will be made to se
cure national legislation this winter.
(ioTrmment Ilujrs Indian Lands.
Major Mclaughlin, special agent of
the Interior department, has conclud
ed a treaty at Devils Lake, N. D., with
the Fort Totten reservation Indians
nd the government. The Indians
agree to sell 104.000 acres for $5."0,000.
the sum of $143,000 to be paid after
ratification and $20.000 a year for
twenty years. They also agree to re
linquish all rights to a recognized
:lalm against the government of $80.-
1 )00. Senator Han.sborough believes
I the reservation will be ready for set
tlement next spring.
NEAR I IilHIS
Testimony in Schley Case Will
ADMIRAL AGAIN TO SPEAK.
Will Go Over 111 Evidence as Officially
Reported So as to Correct Error
Sylvester Srovel, a Neitapaper Man,
Washington dispatch: The hands of
the elongated antique timepiece which
stands against the wall in the hall oc
cupied by the Schley court of inquiry
pointed to 12:45 o'clock in the after
noon when Judge- Advocate Lcmly an
nounced that he had no more witness
es to call, and Mr. Rayner. following
him. said that no witnesses would be
summoned on behalf of Admiral Schley
in sur-rebuttal. For a moment it ap
peared as if the famous ca e was about
to reach a su.iden conclusion, but this
delusion was soon dissipated by the
anouncement by Captain Lcmly that
he might ask to be al'.owed to bring in
one more witness on this week and a
statement that Admiral Schley him
self would desire to return to the
stand again to correct errors In his
evidence as officially reported.
Schley Upon the Stand Monday.
There is probability that the Admir
al will consume considerable time in
going over the printed record of what
he said, and there is also an under
standing that he will make some ad
ditions to his former statements, but
it Is not believed that beyond what
he may have to say there will be much
more testimony taken in the case.
The only witness the judge advocate
still has In mind Is Lieutenant Strauss,
and Captain Lemly taid today that if
his attendance could be secured he
would detain the court for only a
short time. Captain Sigsbee will also
return to the stand for the purpose cf
making corrections in the testimony
given Friday by him. These de
tails completed, the argument of coun
sel will begin, and then counsel and
the public will withdraw and leave the
court to its deliberations. The task
before the court is not a light one,
and it may be weeks before the final
verdict will be reached. The members
of the tribunal are evidently prepar
ing to devote considerable time to the
consideration of the testimony, for
they have taken rooms in the city for
this purpose. The testimony covers
1,600 printed pager, and the court
has sat thirty-six days in listening to
it. With the additions yet to be made
in the way of arguments and docu
ments the record will probably run
over 1,700 pages.
The day's witnesses were Sylvester
Scovel, a former newspaper corre
spondent, who saw service in the
Cuban campaign: Lieutenant John
Hood, who commanded the Hawk dur
MRS. CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT,
Mrs. Carrie Chapman Cat, president
of the American Woman's Suffrage as
sociation, has been in Omaha arrang
ing for the state convention of the as
sociation. Mrs. Catt told of her efforts
to bring representatives of the nations
of the world together at the interna
tional conference to be held in Wash
ington the week of Nov. 12. She ex
pects fourteen different nations will be
represented at the conference. "We
now have the co-operation of England,
Canada, Russia and Australia," said
Fight In Samar; 16 Are Killed.
Twelve men of Company G of the
Ninth Infantry, under Sergeant Will
ford, sent from Baseyto San Antonio,
Samar Island, to report the number
of bolomen In that vicinity, wtre vi
ciously attacked by 140 insurgents,
who rushed on them with great vio
lence, killing two and wounding twö.
Fourteen insurgents were killed. Will
ford remained cool and collected dur
ing the attack and the survivors say
he acted splendidly.
Supposed Murder and Bulclde.
The bodies of Walter Snyder and
Minnie Reichsteller were found on
Mount l'enn, Pa., with bullet holes
through their temples. A pistol was
lying by Snyder's side, and It is sup
posed he killed the girl and then com
mitted suicide. The couple left a letter
In which they said that their love af
fairs had been Interfered with and that
they had decided to die together. They
had been keeping company for some
time. He was 20 years of age and the
ing the Spanish war, and a number of
officers who were heard yesterday and
who returned to the stand to correct
testimony. Mr. Scovel said that while
on the press boat Somers N. Smith as
a newspaper correspondent on May
27 or 2S it came up with the St Paul,
of which Captain Sigsbee was in com
mand, off the shore of Santiago. There
was a conversation with Captain Sigs
bee through the megaphone and hw
himself had used the megaphone in
conducting the interview. The witness
said the Somers N. Smith was about
seventy-five or a hundred feet from
the St. Paul during the conversation.
Sigsbee and Spanish Fleet.
"Give us as nearly as you can the
words of that conversation," said Cap
"We had been sent to find Commo
dore Schley, and the first question of
course wa3 'Where is Schley?' The
answer from Captain Sigsbee was:
You will find him in the Yucatan pas
sage Then, inasmuch as our boat
was very slow. I asked him to advise
me whether he thought we could
catch Commodore Schley if we fol
lowed him. and he stated "Yes."'
"The second question was. 'Where
is Cervera?' In answer to that Cap
tain Sigsbee did not speak for a mo
ment. He consulted with somebody
on the bridge of the ship and then
answered: 'I am not sure, but we
caught an English collier trying to
sneak into the harbor this morning.'
That was all the conversation I re
member to have had with Captain
Sigsbee personally. Other men on the
boat had some conversation with
"Did Captain Sigsbee during any
time of the conversation inform you
that the Spanish squadron was not in
"He did not tell us that the Span
iards were not there."
On cross-examination Mr. Scovel
said he had been at the megaphone
only a part of the time. He could not
say whether others on board the press
boat had talked with Captain Sigsbee.
"Then," asked Mr. Rayner, "are
you prepared to say on your oath that
no one In your boat asked Captain
Sigsbee whether Cervera was not in
the harbor at Santiago?"
May Have Talked to Others.
"It is possible," was the reply, "that
a conversation might have taken place
on the part of some one else, but as
the Smith was a small boat and as
conversation must necessarily be in a
loud tone of voice I think I would have
heard it if there bad een any."
"Are yo'i then prepared to say that
the testimony of Mr. Hare, in which he
said that Captain Sigsbee had said that
the Spanish were not at Santiago, Is
"No. I am not prepared to say that
his statement is false, and that no such
conversation took place, but I can
swear that nothing of the kind was
said while I was conducting the con
versation, and I conducted the princi
pal part of It."
WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE LEADER.
Mrs. Catt, "and the success of the pro
ject is assured. The plan is to receive
and hear reports on the status of wo
men of all the civilized nations and
their dependencies, with the object ot
compiling volumes of full and com
plete reports on the status of the wo
men of the world, socially, legally, in
dustrially, religiously, educationally,
and politically. This will be the first
such conference in the history of the
world and its result must be manifold
and invaluable to women."
To Die on Same Gallows.
Steven Clark, white, and Zeb Crite,
a negro, were sentenced to be hanged
from the same gallows at Poplar
Bluff. Mo., on Dec. 23. Clark stabbed
Alice Giles to death last June while
in a jealous rage. Crite in Septem
ber last called Thomas Gatlln to his
door and shot him dead. Will Gatlin
and Ike Torrence. negroes, were ar
rested as accessories, and the former
was found guilty of murder in the first
degree. He will be sentenced next
Negro Educator to Hang.
Prof. C. H. Sparks, a well known
negro educator, was sentenced in the
supreme court at Opelika, Ark., to be
hanged on December 20 for the mur
der several weeks ago of Jake Inger
soll. Sparks is a graduate of the Chi
cago University and an unusually In
telligent negro. Ii.? and Ingersoll's
wife decided to put the husband out of
the way. Sparks killed him with a
shotgun one evening while he was eat
ing supper. It is probable that the
woman will share Sparks' fate or at
least receive a heavy sentence-
REPORT IURKEYW1LL YIELD
France's Naval Threat Has the
WILL PAY QUAY INDEMNITY.
Mediterranean Squadron Returns Sud
deuly to Toulon Resistance by Sultan
Would Result in a Conflict Position
Taken by the Other Natious.
Paris dispatch: Advices received from
Toulon late at night would imply that
the Freurh naval demonstration in the
Mediterranean has had the desired cf
feet to make Turkey yiold to the demand.-
of Fraueo. The following dis
patch was revived from Toulon: "The
complete M dilt i r.uican squadron re
turn to Toui-j.u t Iiis veiling and an
chored in the roadstead." This would
include Admit .;! Caillard's division,
Those de pa nine Las thus either been
WENT OVER NIAGARA
Mrs. Anna Edson Taylor, the woman
who went over Niagara Falls in a
barrel the other day and escaped un
harmed save for the shock to her
nerves, was 43 years old on the day
she took her plunge to world-wide
notoriety. Mrs. Taylor is a native of
Auburn, N. Y. At 17 she was married
to a young medical student, who left
her a widow when she was 20. Since
that time she has earned a livelihood
for herself, principally as an instruct
or in dancing. She is an intelligent
and amiable woman. It was while in
Bav Cv, Mich., that she conceived
countermanded or postponed. It would
Imply that the government has re
ceived news from Constantinople since
morning which has not yet been di
vulged and which has induced a change
of plan. It was reported that Admiral
Caillard had been ordeied to cruise
within leach of a dispatch boat today
for possible further instructions, and
it is significant that the torpedo boat
destroyer Hallebardo left Toulon at
full speed during the afternoon to rc
join the squadron. A dispatch from
Toulon to the Figaro i onfirms the re
port of the return of the entire squad
ron and adds that Admiral Caülard's
division is still held in icadiness to sail
at a moment's notice. FditoriaUy the
Figaro and other morning papers ex
press surprise at this perplexing and
unexplained move after the dispatch of
Admiral Caillard to the Levant had
been officially announced. The decis
ion to make a naval demonstration
against Turkey was taken at a meeting
of the cabinet Tuesday, at whi. h M.
Delcasse. the minister cf foreign af
fairs, explained the sultan's procrasti
nation icgarding the French demands
and the quay tHspnus.
Strenulli of I renvli Vqiiitdron.
Admical Caillard s squadron consists
of the armored cruisers Admiral
Püthuau. Chanzy and Latouc-he-Tre-vllle;
the second-class cruisers Du
Chayla and Cassard. and the third
class cruiser Galilee. The crews ag
gregate 2,2G men. but t'ic vessels will
also carry landing parties. The news
papers approve the government's de
cision. The Journal ds Debats srys:
"Everyone at Constantinople and the
other capitals must he awire that
France and Russia are coy-pletely in
accord on this matter. Under these
circumstances st is difficult to believe
that Ue Ottoman government will not
come to its sense, and i crm'zing its
error be. ire it is too late relieve us of
the necessity of u-ing othr u eans than
those of uiplom.icy and courteous dis
cussion." La Liberte re.narks that thr
Clotted for l.ack of Coil.
Altoona. Pa., telegram: The Altoona
Iron Company, the largest industry
outside of the Pennsylvania railroad
company's shops in this city, employ
ing several hundred men. has closed
down Indefinitely because it is impos
sible to f ecu re coal. This is due to
the ar famine existing on the Penn
sylvania lines occasioned by the enor
mous freight traffic. The local car
F.hop.'i i're working double time to sup
ply the demand.
Lake Shore Knlne, xplodes.
A Lake Shore and Michigan South
ern locomotive leased by the Pittsburg
and Lake Erie Road, blew up near
Shanopin station. Pa., killing one man
and Injuring three others. The vic
tims were: Harry Walters, engineer,
of Sheraden. Pa . killed instantly; J.
F. Sullivan, Cleveland; W. II. Porter,
Ashtabula. Ohio; B. S. Joy, Youngs
town, Ohio. Walters was a Pittsburg
and Lake Erie engineer who was pilot
ing the Lake Shore new. Of the In
jured Sullivan, who is badly Bcalded
i and suffering fit in shock, may die.
fact that Admiral Cal Hard har em
barked 2,000 marines Is a warning to
the porte that France will not stop be
fore a slight show of resistance, but
will go to the end, even though war
Attitude of Other Nations.
Washington telegram: M. Margerie,
the charge d'affaires of the French em
bassy here, had a short interview with
Secretary Hay in the afternoon, after
which the secretary left at once for
the white house. M. Margerie may be
considered an expert in matters per
taining to the Levant, having spent
several years at Constantinople re
cently as an attache of the French em
bassy. He feels confident that there
is not the slightest danger of a disso
lution of the concordat owing to the
action of the French government in
sending warships to make a naval
demonstration in Turkish waters and
to seize a customs port. The other na
tions parties to the concordat under
stand the situation perfectly, In fact,
most cf them have grievances and
claims themselves like the French com
plaints, so they may look with com-
FALLS IN A EAHREL.
the idea of making her unique and
terrible trip over the greatest cataract
in the world. After her arrival at
the Falls she showed herself possessed
of a coolness and a nerve seldom seen
even in men. On the morning after
her awful experience she sought out
the coroner and told him that if she
had been prevented from taking the
plunge she would have committed sui
cide. She begged the coroner not to
interfere with any person who might
seek to imitate her, as she was con
vinced that such interposition would
result in the self-destruction of the
placency upon the effort? to make the
porte meet its obligations.
Youthful Copy of 1'at Crowe.
A 12-year-old boy named Souihwick
kidnaped the 6-year-old son of G. W.
Ryan, a prominent grocor of Great
Falls. Mont., and sent a note to the
lather demanding $1,500 ransom,
threatening to ram fine pieces of glass
into the child's eyes and ?ut off his
hands unless the demand was complied
with. Mi. Ryan notified the police,
who arrested young Southwick short
lv after the Ryan boy had arrived at
I his father's store unharmed, having
been released by Southwick. South
wick confessed that he did the deed ot
his own volition, and that he had no
accomplices. He expressed no repent
ance, and said: "I would have hit the
old man for $S,000 if I thought he
would have stood for it."
New Alaska Gold Diggings.
With the ending of the season in
Dawson came news of a big find of
gold on Lower Dominion. Details had
not been given out, but it was said
that as much as $2 to the pan had been
taken out. The news was brought by
the steamer City of Seattle, which has
arrived at Vancouver. B. C, from
Skagway with 228 passengers. The
Yukon River is still open and two
more boats left this week for Dawson.
The Hora came up the river, arriving
last Saturday night. The weather was
quite moderate when the steamer left
and there were crowds of people who
still wished to come out.
Unri;larH Itansack a House.
The residence at Niles, Mich., ot
Leonide Keating, professor of the sci
ence of physical culture, was robbed,
the burglars taking jewelry valued at
upwards of $1,000. Mr. Keating Is In
New York city and Mrs. Keating was
in Chicago when the burglary took
place. She returned to find that the
house had been ransacked from top to
Admirer of Czoljrosz Sentenced.
Dominick Izzi, an Italian shoemaker,
was sent to the Albany penitentiary
for eighteen months by Recorder
Marschauser of Poughkeepsle for de
claring that Czolgosz did his duty and
ought to be praised instead of execut
ed for the murder of President Mc
Kinley. Fearing that he could not
ronvict upon the charge of anarchy,
the recorder made the nominal ac
cusation against Izzi that of conduct
ing a disorderly house.
Entombed Sixty-One Hours.
After being entombed in the High
land Boy mine at Bingham, Utah, for
jslxty-one hours, Charles Nutting was
taken cut by the rescuing party that
baa been constantly at work since the
cave-in occurred. He was alive, but
very weak. The space in which he was
imprisoned was so small that he was
unable to stand. A plentiful supply
of fresh air, however, served to pro
long life. William Anderson Is still in
the mine and the rescuers will continue
at work until he is found. There la
no hope, however, of finding him alivA
The Bulgarian Brigands Refuse
Less Than 3110,000.
PLAYING FOR BIG STAKES.
(ioverumeut Authorities Unable So Far
to Connect Turkey with Ml s Stone's
Case Saiuakov Missionaries Negotiat
ing with Kidnapers.
Washington dispatch: An Indisposi
tion continut s to be manifested by
he brigand; holding Miss Stone to
urrender tho woman until they have
.ceived ti e full amount of the ran
oia they have demanded. Despite
:he arguments u.-cd by the American
liplomats and missionaries who are
conducting the negotiations, tue brig
.t'uis have nor :ut - 'h" sum they
u irjina'.iy f;x d nor hve thry in'irnat-
l any intention oi doing 00. it is
vid cat they beMrve it can bo raised
and. having rlayed for a large stake,
they do not propose to relinquish a.
portion of it. Mr. Eddy has been fur
ninshed with authority to pay over to
Miss Stone's abductors $63,000 the mo
ment she is surrendered, but through
the missionaries he is endeavoring to
induce them to accept a smaller sum.
The way in which Mr. Eddy has been
conducting the difficult negotiations
is entirely satisfactory to Secretary
Hay, who has approved the measures
he has adopted.
May Tearh Turkey a Lesson.
While the question of demanding an
indemnity from Turkey has not been
considered on account of the lack of
evidence showing Turkey's responsi
bility, officials are watching the effect
of the naval demonstration which
France will make in Turkish waters
because of the lesson it will teach.
.May Murder the Captives.
Sofia, Nov. 4. The best method of
transmitting the lansoni demanded by
the brigands for the release of Miss
Ellen M. Stone, the abducted Ameri
can missionary, and of assuring the
safety of the captives, are the matters
now engaging the attention of the
Samakov missionaries, who are nego
tiating with the kidnapers. It is felt
that unusual precautions are necessary
in order to safeguard Miss Stop.e and
the others, as there undoubtedly is
danger that the captives will be mur
dered after the ransom is paid.
Reception to Re Given Miss Stone.
Americans are preparing a reception
for Miss Stone upon her release. The
Russian minister. M. Bakhmeteff, ex
pects a letter soon from the kidnaped
missionary and the brigands through
the envoy sent last Friday, it is be
lieved that Miss Stone will be at
Philippopolis November 8 at the dedi
cation of the new American church
there. After that she will doubtless
go to the United States to see her
relatives. It is hoped that Miss Stone
will be able to reach American by
Thanksgiving day if she is released
by the brigands.
Call Ailment Tainel Knee.
"Tunnel knee" is the latest Harlem
(N. Y.) disease in certain sections,
and it seems likely to take rank
with the "bicycle face" and other like
ailments. It is caused by the blasting
in the rapid transit subway work. Pe
destrians on Ienox avenup were the
first to get "tunnel knee." and it ap
pears coincident with the setting off
of a blast. As this is done at inter
vals from T o'e'ock in the morning un
til midnight, few escape. The symp
toms are an irresistible desire on the
part of one's knees to wabble and slip
from under, al'owing the pedestrian to
sit down suddenly in the middle of
Six laeiisers Are Injured.
Little Reck, Aik., telegram: Passen
ger train Xo. 321 on th? Little Rock
and Fort Smith Railroad, which left
Little Rock for Fort Smith at 5:40
a. m., was telescoped at Mayilower by a
west-bound freight train. The rear
coach of the passenger tram was de
molished and six passengers were in
jured. a. follows: A. T. Osborn. Hot
Springs. Ark., serious: C. A. Ault. Lit
tle Rock: C. J. Tuniptin. Peaksville.
Mo.: MUs Nellie Rindell, Conway,
Ark.: B. K. Pugh. traveling man ot
New York; J. H. Smith. Waco. Texas.
Missouri I'or-.ts in I'lamex.
The worst fare.st fires since 1S:.
are raging a few miles south of
Poplar Bluff. Mo. The Woods
have been in flames for three
days and thousands of cattle and
horses are in danger. Farmers
and stockmen have turned out to fight
the flames, but they have made very
little progress. The fire will cause a
famine for feed for cattle this winter
on account of the drought this sum
mer cutting crops short.
Leased I.ocomotie Fklvdrs
Pittsburg. Pa., dispatch: A Lake
Shore and Michigan Southern locomo
tive leased by the Tlttsburg and Lake
Erie road blew up near Shanopln sta
tion, killing Harry Walters of Sheri
dan, Pa., and severely Injuring three
Labor War Causes Murder.
Two machinists working in the
Southern shops at Columbia, S. C.
Walter Binder and William Seaver
were shot while in their homes by a
party of nun. Seaver was killed in
stantly and Binder seriously wounded.
According to Binder the attacking men
were former strikers. Harry Jones
and Arthur McCraney have been ar
rested. McCraney claims that he did
the shooting in self-defense. The
strike long since ended, but it is said
there is still feeling against the men
who took the p!aces of the strikers.
Samar Is llloekaded.
Fourteen warships are maintaining
a strict blockade of the Island of Sa
mar, with the result that the Insur
gents there are not able to obtain sup
plies of any kind from outside the
island. Captain Spellman and Lieu
tenant Jones of the forty-third regi
ment, who were convicted of illicit
trading and bribery, have been sen
tenced to five and three years impris
onment respecthely. Tbfy have been
taken to Manila, en route to Fort
Leavenworth, wneie they will be imprisoned.
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