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VOLUME XX. MAYSVILLE, KY., FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 1901. NUMBER 173. BURNED AT THE STAKE Will Be Negro Murderer Prince Ed wards It Captured Alive. M03S SEEK HIM IN ALL DIRECTIONS. Fate of Thirteen Negro Accomplices UixugHg In tho Bulimco Kxclto- iueut Over a Tragedy nu u. Southern Plantation. Shreveport, La., June 13. Up to this hour, no news has reached the city of the lynching of the dozen or more negroes corralled in Kinne brew's store, who are charged with complicity in the brutal murder of John Gray Foster. There seems to be but little doubt, however, that sum" mary vengeance will be meted out to some, if not to all of them. Foster, a white planter, was killed on the Foster plantation, five miles east of this city by a negro named Prince Edwards. There had been trouble between the overseers and ne groes and Foster left the plantation store to go to the scene of the trouble. The negroes gathered in a cabiri to the number of 12 or 15, and as Foster ap 'proached, one of those in the cabin fired, mortally wounding Foster. The negroes , scattered, but several bands of officers have succeeded In captur ing all but Edwards, who did the shooting. Foster was 22 years of age and belonged to one of the leading families of Louisiana. Governor Mc Millin, of Tennessee, is a- brother-in-law of the dead man. Men, armed with Winchesters, pis tols and shotguns, afoot and astride, and accompanied by blood hounds, are scouring the vicinity for Edwards. It was reported in Shreveport that Ed wards had been surrounded in the swamps near Belcher by a posse head ed by Jacob Foster, brother of the murdered man, and Overseer Vickeis. If caught he certainly will be burned. The citizens at Kinnebrew have so far made no attempt to put to death he Imprisoned negroes, though excite ment is still running high. The re turn of the posse which went to Belcher will, it Is thought, be awaited before any violence is attempted. State of Iron Trade. New York. June 13. Blast furnace returns show that during May pro duction increased from 301,125 tons per week to 314.505 tons per week, carrying it far beyond any previous record. Stocks of coke and anthra cite iron have declined further from 363,261 tons on May 1 to 333.813 tons on June 1, thus proving that con sumption is still enormous. So far as foundry pig Is concerned, the market Is really at a deadlock. Sellers are not pressing iron simply because it would be of little use while the pres , ent temper of the buyers continues. In the plate trade some additional or ders for ship building are coming up tho lakes. The pipe trade' has had further heavy demands upon it from the Texas oil country. The labor sit uation is causing some uneasiness. The machinists have driven the man ufacturers into a much more closely . knit organization, but there are niut terings among the molders. Woodmen Parade. St. Paul. June 13. The Modern Woodmen of America held no busi ness session, all delegates and visit ing members joining In the grand parade. The parade was one of the largest Been in this city of conven tions, and the day was perfect The showy uniforms of the. teams, the floats, the carriages and marching men constituted a most pleasing spectacle. Governor Vansant, Mayor Smith of St. Paul. Mayor Ames of Minneapolis, and other distinguished guests were with the head men of the Woodmen in the reviewing stand. Compulsory Wind-up. London, June 13. In the. king's bench court a compulsory winding up order was made against the British America corporation. The share holders of the British-America cor poration agreed at a meeting June 3 to go into voluntary liquidation. The corporation was closely affiliated with the London Globe Finance corpora? tlon, limited, the suspension of which in December last, caused so much ex citement on the London stock ex change. Lord Dufferln was a director of the British-America as well as of the London Globe corporation. Doled Out Degrees. Glasgow, Juno 13. In connection with the week's celebration of the 450th anniversary of the foundation ol Glasgow university, the degree of LL. D. was confirmed on Andrew Carne gie, Lord Dufferin, General Sir Arch ibald Hunter and Ian Hamilton and several ladies of Glasgow. This is the first time the university has conferred the degree on a woman. Mr. Carne gie received an ovation. EMPEROB WILLIAM Transmits u .Mi -.. iu the Y. 51. C. A. Jubilee Convention. Boston, June 13. Among the pleas ant features of tho Y. M, C. A. jubilee convention now in session here, is the receipt of a message from the Ger man ambassador at Washington, transmitting a telegram from Emper or William. The emperor says: "I ask you to transmit to the Brother hood of Young Men's Christian Asso ciation of America.-assembled for the jubilee convention, my hearty con gratulations. With pride the brother hood may look back on its past life, which promises further to flourish and increase. May this expectation bo fulfilled in a rich measure. With satisfaction I see that the German as sociations, active in the same endeav or, take part fraternally in this sol emn gathering. May the American associations also in the future train for their great fatherland, citizens who are sound in body and soul, and of earnest convictions of life, stand ing on the only unmovable founda tion of the name of Christ, whose name is above every name." The convention in reply sent a message to the emperor expressing their thanks. Southern Industrial Convention. Philadelphia, June 13. Topics of national interest were discussed at the third day of the National South ern Industrial convention. One of the most important of these was "The Nicaragua canal; why has It not boon built?" and during the debate on this question, many sound arguments were advanced in favor of the speedy construction of the waterway. The discussion on the "Mississippi river and tributaries" was participat ed in by specially appointed speakers from New Orleans? Memphis, Shreve port, St. Louis, Nashville und other points. "How our river and harbors should be provided for," another Im portant subject, was also discussed. Another Exploring Party. Port Royal, Pa., June 13. Another exploring party started Into the burn ing mine at this place In an effort to recover the bodies of the men below. The party was composed of 10 men and they were told before they start ed that they were taking their lives in their hands as the mine is full of gas and more explosions are liable to occur at any time. Early In the day tho seventh explosion occurred. It was caused by the gas Igniting by the Are below. Inspector Dixon, who headed the party, Is confident he will be able to recover some of the bodies. Claims Against Turkey. Washington, Juno 13. United States Minister Leishman at Constan tinople' has reported to the state de partment that he expects to effect a settlement of the American mission claims against Turkey In the Immedi ate future. The basis for the minis ter's confidence is not made known. Mr. Leishman has been giving some at tention to the case of Dr. Norton, the United States consul at Harpoot, with saisfactory results, for although still without a formal exequatur, Dr. Nor ton Is exercising the functions of a consul. Negro Masonry Ignored. Tacoma, Wash., June 13. Tho grand lodge of Masons have rescind ed the resolution adopted two years ago, recognizing negro masonry. The action of the lodge at that time was severely criticised all over tho United States, and as a result, the next ses sion of the grand lodge attempted to return to the old established princi ples, but tho resolution was so art fully drawn that sister lodges refused to construe it as an honest expression. The lodge has now in unmistakeablo language made its position known. Filipinos to Hold Out. Manilla, June 13. General Sumner has returned hero and has reported to General Wade, the failure of negotia tions for the surrender of Cailles, tho insurgent leader in Laguna province. The Filipino apparently believes he can hold out, now that the rainy sea son has begun. Disappointment is felt here at the backward conditions In southern Luzon. Some Insurgent camps have been discovered and de stroyed. Lieutenant Cowen, with a detachment of 50 men, killed five In surgents near Jovelar. Reformed Presbyterians. Cincinnati, Juno 13. The general Bynod of tho Reformed Presbyterian church organized as follows: Moder ator, Rev. Georgo W. Brownell, DD., of West Middlesex, Pa.; stated clerk, Rev. J. Y. Bolce, Philadelphia; assist ant clerk, J. H. Klndall,- Tarentown, Pa". Just after tho new officers wcie installed, Dr. David S. McKlnney an nounced that Cedarvlllo college had conferred tho degree of doctor of di vinity on Rev. J. L. Chestnut, the re tiring moderator. London, Juno 13. Lord Milner of Cape Town, subscribed to the cus tomary oath and took his seat In the bouse of lords. He was warmly cheered. APPEARS DEPRESSED Ruling of the Court Takes the Spirit Out oi Lulu Kennedy. PRISONER ALSO WEAK AND NERVOUS Another Witness Culled to Irovo That Kennedy Admitted He Ktiinctl the Kalr Defendant Day's Developments. Kansas City, June 13. The Jallpr was compelled to call In a physician to attend Mrs. Lulu Prince Kennedy and it was necessary to administer a sedative to produce sleep. The pris oner was weak and nervous, plainly affected by the court's action in rul ing out what the defense asserted was their strong evidence, that of E. W. Lewis, who. as was their theory, would prove that Kennedy had admit ted he had ruined the girl and then jilted her for another woman. When she appeared In court she was much depressed and dejected. One of the first witnesses called was Arthur H. Kuhn, a former intimate friend of Kennedy. Kuhn, as Lewis, was requested to recite a conversa tion had with Kennedy regarding his forced marriage to Miss Prince and of the facts leading up to It, but the prosecution objected and the testi mony was ruled out. However, as In the case of Lewis' testimony, Kuhn was permitted to make his statement to the court senographer. Kuhn told of meeting Kennedy on the day following the latter's forced marriage and of Kennedy complain ing that Kuhn had not greeted him cordially. Kuhn had replied: "I don't see how I can hae much use for a man who will admit that except for him a girl would be as pure as the driven snow, and then compel her to bring him to live with her and then to have him ask for a divorce. I told him to do the right thing and that If he did I would call on him. He shook his head. I told him that if he did not do the right thing he would get into trouble. I also told him that a man with a family would be Justified in letting daylight through him." Bert Prince, a traveling mandolin player and favorite brother of the de fendant, was the next witness. He had earlier in the trial appeared for the state. Prince told of going to his father's pool room late in the after noon, of his father telling him of the shooting after it had occurred and of their going together to the scene. Prince denied that he had any knowl edge that violence was to be done to Kennedy or that he had forecasted the murder a day before the killing. Dr. Puntion, an insanity expert, was called and on cross examination ad mitted that theprisoners' condition of hysteria at tho time of the murder did not necessarily indicate dementia, or that she was unable to distinguish right from wrong. With this testimony the defense closed and the state began Its rebut tal, intioduclng C.J. Dillon, a reporter. Dillon had seen Bert Prince at the police station Immediately after his slster'3 arrest. Dillon said he hud asked Prince where he was at the time of the shooting and that Prince had hesitated, finally answering he was at his father's pool room. About Aent Stern. Berlin, June 13. Further rollable news about the death of Louis Stern, the former Unitod States commercial agent at Hamburg, Bavaria, who com mitted suicide June 10 by shooting himself, shows he had not made any re'turns to the state department dur ing the last 18 months, but if he owes (ynnnAi. In .Via TTnltnrl Cfntio If lo rtnl. a small amount. On the other hand a number of people In the United States for whom Stern had collected money from estates In this country have en tered complaints that he had not re mitted the amounts collected. Judg ment for 2.000 marks against Stern was recently rendered In a Hamburg court, and the deceased committed suicide tho very day the 2,000 marks was due. Hundreds of Miles In an Open Boat. Halifax, N. S.. Juno 13. After sail ing nearly 700 miles In an open boat to take -relief to their ship, the Border Knight, Mr. Matthie, chief officer and two of the crew, arrived at Sheet Har bor, the end of their 15 days' Journey, to find that their steamer had Just been towed in a distance of 450 miles by the Spanish steamship Duranco, from Philadelphia, for Bilbao. Cap tain W. F. Splatt, of the Border Knight and his crew were landed herd while the brave little rescue party found a haven 40 miles to the east ward. The Borden Knight was dis abled by an accident to her ma chinery. Speedy, But a Coal Eater. London, Juno 13. The Naval and Military Record, commenting on three weeks' trial of the British turbine tor pedo boat destroyer Viper, which was conducted under regular service con ditions, and during which she devel oped a speed of 30V6 knots and was pronounced capable of doing 31, says her coal consumption was enormous nt top speed, which the paper adds, militates against the plan which the Dover-Calais company is now matur ing, to build two turbine channel steamers and reduce the time ol crossing between England and France to 35 minutes. The Viper's trial was pronounced to be satisfactory. BY FOOTPADS Commander Tllley Is nrnfnlly As saulted and Itobbed. San Francisco, June 13. Lieuten ant Commander B. F. Tilley. United States navy, governor of the Amer ican portion of the Samosn Islunds, has been assaulted and robbed by two unknown men. He arrived from Pago-Pago on Tuesday and register ed at the Occidental hotel. Ho started out for a stroll. When In an unfa miliar part of the city he was passed by two men who turned suddenly and seized him from behind. One grabbed his gold watch chain while the other held him by the throat. A struggle ensued during which he was either struck over the head and across the mouth or thrown down with violence, rendering him unconscious and In flicting two ugly bruises. His assail ants, who made good their escape, re lieved him of a gold watch and $23. Cuba's Next Step. Washington, June 13. It Is ex pected at tho war department that the Cuban Independence will be an ac complished fact by next Christmas. The next step in order, now that the Piatt amendment is adopted by the constitutional convention, is for that body to take up and pass an electoral bill which will provide for the elec tion of all the officers necessary to set up an Independent government In Cuba. It Is said here that such a bill Is already framed and Is ready for submission to the convention at any moment. There is good reason for the belief that Secretary Root has seen this bill and has approved of its provisions, if indeed, he has not ac tually had to do with its construction. Railway Ruling. Annapolis, Md., June 13. The Mary land court of appeals handed down an opinion In a suit brought to decide the status of the preferred stock of the Baltimore and Ohio Railway com pany, In which it held that the holders of such stock are entitled to receive no more than the four per cent guar anteed by the company. It was con tended by the plaintiffs In the action that after getting four per cent the pre ferred stockholders were entitled to a further share in the earnings of the company on the same basis as hold ers of common stock. Tom Johnson's Stout Denial. Hamilton, O., June 1.. The Daily Democrat publishes the following dis patch to Homer Guard, editor of that paper, in reply to statements that ex Congressman Tom L. Johnson would accept the Democratic nomination for governor: "There is absolutely no truth in the statements referred to. I would decline the nomination. I would refuse to serve If elected. Is that strong enough? Nothing on earth could cause me to break my contract as mayor with the people of Cleve land for the next two years." An American's Offer. London, June 13. An American, who through an adveitlsement In the London Times pffers 5.000 pounds for the Introduction of his daughter into British society, will find little difficulty In getting his money accept ed. The advertisement follows: "An American gentleman desires the ser vices of an English lady of title as chaperon for his only daughter who will shortly arrive In England for a three months' stay. Honorarium 5,000." FIveNegroes to Be Hanged. Sylvanla, Ga.. June 13. Five ne groe murders will be executed here at 1 o'clock Friday on the same scaf fold. Rumors have reached Sylvanla from different parts of the county that friends of the negroes will at tempt to rescue them, but there Is nothing to confirm the report Tho local company of militia is In readi ness, however, under Instructions from Governor Candler to respond to any call frpm the sheriff. Another Duel. Paris, June 13. A duel with sworda was fought In the Pare des Princes, between Gerault Richard, manager of the petite Ropublique, and Max Re gis, tho antl-semite mayor of Algiers. The latter was wounded in the wrist. The quarrel which' led to tho en counter grew out of the recent duels of M. ReglB with M. Laberdesque. Battleship Illinois broke all records on her Bpeed trial, averaging 17.31 knots per hour. LEVIED ONTHE MINES Will He Onc-IIalf the Cost of the Sad South African War. BRITISH GOVERNMENT'S DECISION. fills Action Will Cause Consternation Among the Knfllr Stockholders. Trails, vuul Concessions fatli- Up Germany. London, June 13. The British gov eminent has decided to levy fc.J50,000, 000 on the Transvaal gold mines to pay half the cost of the war. Sir David Barbour, formerly finance min ister for India, who was commission ed to report .upon the taxable capac ity of these mines, advised Colonial Secretary Chamberlain to levy $175, 000,000, but Mr. Chamberlain, after consultation with Lord Milner. in creased the maximum In the amount stated. Barbour's report Is awaited here with the keenest interest in po litical and financial circles. This recommendation when it becomes known here Is certain to cause con sternation among the Kaffir stock holders, who fancied that the idea of taxing the mines, which are mostly owned in England, had been aban doned. As these very gold mines were the real underlying cause of the war, many have maintained that their British owners should be made to bear a large share at least after its heavy burden. Transvaal Concessions. Berlin, June 13. The report of the British Transvaal concessions com mittee is severely condemned here by the whole press as being high-handed and denying private property rights in war, against the practice, and the ory of all civilized countries. It Is re ported that the German government Instructed the German embassy In London to protest against the gross wrong meditated against a large num ber of German stockholders in the Netherlands South African railroad, whenever it appears certain or even likely that the British government will adopt the committee's report. Get many takes the ground that the German stockholders have an un doubted right to full compensation from Great Britain for the shares. Trial of Jessie Morrison. Eldorado, Ka3 June 13. There were but few people In the court room when the Jessie Morrison murder trial was called. The state introduc ed four papers, purporting to have been written by Mrs. Casel before her death at the hands of Miss Mor rison and which the state said had been given their side by Mrs. Casel and mother-in-law. Attorneys for the defense Immediately asked for a con tinuance of the case on the ground that the court had not previously or dered the state to turn over all writ ings of the dead woman. Afer a live ly skirmish by tho attorneys, the court overruled the application. The work of Impaneling a Jury was re sumed, every Inch of ground being contested by both sides. Caro Overboard. St. Johns. N. F., June 13. The cus toms collector at Trepassey, 15 miles west of Cape Race, telegraphs to the department at St. Johns that a fishing schooner has arrived at Trepassey with 48 spruce deals on board. Tho report Is that St. Mary's bay is full of the same kind of planks. It Is be lieved this indicates that some steam er from the St. Lawrence had strand ed and had been forced to Jettison her deckload in order to refloat, or that posibly the vessel may have found ered. KlnQ Edward's Armor. London. June 13. The Duke of Marlborough hecd-d a deputation which, at an audience cf Klni. bid ward, presented his majesty with a suit of armor which formerly be longed to the king's champion. This historic armor wus recently offered for sale at auction and was put chas ed br a committee who desired that it be preserved at Windsor castle. Driven Ashore In a Fog. St. Johns, N. F., June 13. The schooner Czar, bound to Labrador with fishermen and their famlles, 70 persons altogether, was driven ashore on Cabot Island on tho north coast of Newfoundland, In a dense fog and gale Sunday night. Four men were drowned and six others wero Injured, but the women and children were 'all landed safely. A train on tho Baltimore add Ohio Jumped the track near Connellsvllle, Pa., and plunged down a hillside. Two passengers, Mrs. Edward Baldwin and John McPeck. were killed. Sheriff W. T. Morris, in attempting " to arrest two Mexicans nearKennedy, Texas, was fatally shot by ono of them. Morris1 returned the flro, kill ing one and winging tho other.