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VOLUME XX. MAYSVILLE, KY., MONDAY, JUNE 17, 1901. NUMBER 175. CAILLES MOST YIELO, Two of His Officers Sign His Name (o an Agreement to Surrender. HAS A FORCE OF OVER FIVE HUNDRED Lnst of the Filipino Lenders to Apjh. bio Ills Kollowois and Glvo Up tho Ktght Judges Assigned. Timber In tho Philippines. Manilla, June 17. Colonels Infant and Guyvara, representatives of Gen eral Cailles, signed the name of their principal to an agreement to" surren der. Under the terms of this agree ment General Cailles is to assemble his men at Santa Cruz, Laguna prov ince, as quickly as possible, and there surrender himself and his command to the American authorities. The ex act number of his force is uncertain, but there will probably be more than 600 of them. The 17 judges have been assigned to the courts of first Instance. Among these appointments there are 11 Americans, who have been given the most important circuits, as follows: Manilla, Klnkaid of Texas and Odlln of New Hampshire; Aperri, Blount of Georgia; Dagupan, Johnson of Michi gan; Batangns, Linebarger of Illinos; Nueva Caceres, Carson of Virginia; Iloilo, Bates of Vermont; Negros, Nor ris of Nebraska; Cebu, Carlock of Il linois; Zamboanga, Ickis of Iowa; Jolo, Whitsett of Missouri. The chief of the forestry bureau of the Philippines, Captain Ahearn, has issued a circular which is applicable to those who are considering business ventures other than lumbering in the archipelago. The United States at torney general, it should be borne In mind, has construed that the inhibi tion In the amendments to the Spooner act does apply to timber cut ting on government lands. In brief, the circular shows that at present there are no laws under which timber lands can be purchased. There Is some timber land held by private par ties, but it is very limited in extent and as a rule is not on the market. The custom for lumbermen in these Islands is to apply for a license, grant ed free of charge, for a term of one year, and can be renewed. As a rule applicants can obtain as large a tract as they can conveniently exploit. There are many large forest districts where no licenses have been applied for and which could be profitably han dled if labor could be obtained. There are more than 50 species of valuable gum trees, from which are extracted rubber, gutta percha and other gums. Next to labor, transportation Is diffi cult to secure, as the supply of steam ers and launches is not eqiwl to the demand. Inter-jsland freight rates are very high, and at times cost more than the price of the timber at tide water. It would be wise to look over the ground very carefully before in vesting In the timber of these islands. There is a vast' market here in the orient which will readily take evory log brought to tidewater. Much valu able timber is here and a high price is paid for the same in this market. The great and almost insuperable ob stacle Is the rack of labor. And when labor is secured, much tact Is required to retain it any length of time. Much of the valuable timber is inaccessible at present, due to the lack of roads; in time roads will be constructed and river driveways improved. The great majority of the native timber will not float; bamboo rafts are often used. The bamboo finds a ready sale in all the markets. There are CC5 native tree species known, Including 11 spe cies of oak, true ebony, some teak, camagon, an abundance of narra (Philippine mahogany), tindalo, ca lantes (Philippine cedar) and other woods suitable for veneering and finest cabinet work. In view of early peace and a resumption of building in the provinces, the demand for 'timber and transportation will increase very materlaly this year and next. Captain Ahearn will exhibit sam ples of Philippine woods before the furniture associations at Grand Rap Ids and elsewhere. The very great variety of rare and beautiful woods will doubtless surprise them and may create an American demand for Phil ippine timber. . Judges of supreme court of Philip pines appointed by Philippine com mission: Chief Justice, Cayetano Arel lano; Florentlno Torres, ex-attorney general; J. F. Cooper, of Texas; Gen eral James F. Smith, of California, formerly collector of customs; Charles A. Wlllard, of Minnesota; Victorina Mapa, of Illoloj Fletcher Ladle, of New Hampshire. Tho com mission also appointed L. R. yilfley, of Missouri, to be attorney general. His assistants and solicitor will be natives of the Philippines. Mexico's New PostoJTIce. City of Mexico. June 17. The fed eral gpvernment completed plans for a new postofllce edifice In this city, which will be built near the School of Mlnes and In what Is now the center of the city. The building will be whol ly of steel framework and fireproof. A Chicago firm of architects received part of the contract. WAS A LOVE AFFAIR. In SlelnhofTer's Pockets Was Found ' Explanation of tho Tragedy. New York. June 17. William Mein hoffer, the young man who shot Mary Bolte, died at Fordham hospital, where a few hours earlier Miss Bolte also died. The Immediate cause of che tragedy may never be known, though the motive is believed to have been Jealousy. In Melnhoffer's clothing was found the following letter: "I sit here and calmly smoke my pipe. After great deliberation I propose to kill her. She deceived me. I kill her for revenge. She wrecked my life. I have nothing more to live for." Melnhoffer, who was 23, was the son of a retired baker. He was in love with Miss Bolte but the two had a quarrel recently. She formerly lived in Los Angeles, Cal., and is said to have lately come into a small fortune. Bribery Charged. . Grand Rapids, Mich., June 17. It developed that the grand Jury that has been investigating the alleged water works scandal for the past two weeks handed down a sixth indict ment, which was suppressed on the order of the judge until service can be secured. The indictment charges, that the five persons who were in dicted Friday, City Attorney Lant K. Salsbury, Thomas V. McGarry, Sill son V. MacLeod and Garrett Albers, of Grand Rapids and Henry T. Tay lor, jr., of New York, "with other per sons unknown on July 2G, 1900, un lawfully and wickedly conspired to procure by unlawful and criminal means a contract for some person, firm or corporation to be designated by them to furnish the city of Grand Rapids with Lake Michigan water, such unlawful means being bribery of certain city officials, towlt the may or, and common council and board of public works or some of them." Rollcall Stolen. Denver, June 17. The rollcall in the senate on the third reading and final passage of senate bill No. 87, better known as the employers' lia bility bill, has been stolen t from the legislative records in the vault of the secretary of state's office. The stealing of the rollcall was expected to invalidate the bill. The claim is made that the corporations of the state paid $3,000 to abstract the roll call from the records. The Colorado Federation of Labor Intends to sift the matter to the bottom and punish all concerned to the fullest extent of the law. Woman Suffrage. Montgomery, Ala., June 17. An or dinance proposing the regulation of woman suffrage was introduced In the constitutional convention by Mr. Craig of Dallas. The resolution pro vides that all women who are permit ted to vote must be over 20 years of age, must be able to read and write, her husband must pay $5 In taxes or must have earned $300 the year pre ceding. If single the woman must pay $5 In taxes or have earned $300 the year preceding. Divorced women, ex cept those granted a decree on the ground of adultery, cannot vote. To Appeal to Supreme Court. Philadelphia, June 17. It was au thoritatively stated that John J. John son, counsel for the Union Traction company, will appeal to the supreme court for a decision in the legality of the Rapid Transit ordinances recent ly signed by Mayor Ashbridge, grant ing franchises to numerous street railway companies. Mr. Johnson, it is Bald, will carry tho matter to the highest law tribunal under the bill of rights. Tho Union Traction company controls all the streets not covered by the new franchises. Boy 'Kidnaped. Dalls, Tex.. June 17. B. D. Strong, a prominent man from Texarkana, has' given his 7-year-old son up as a victim to kidnapers. The boy was put on a railroad train at Waco June 1 to be sent home, a distance of 250 miles. Parents and friends have not heard from him since. The state has been quietly searched, but no trace of him has been discovered. The father of the boy is in Dallas consulting the police and detectives. Want to Enjoin the Bookies. Chicago, June 17. Application was made to Judge Murry F. Tuley for a restraining order preventing book making and poolselling, first at the Harlem track and later at the Wash ington Park track. Tho request to take action in tho matter came to State Attorney DIneen from Colonel Fred Rowe, thought to represent Gov ernor Yates and the Citizens' associa tion, Hoyt King, secretary. SNEAKED UP ON THEM. Boers Surprise a British Camp and Put It Hors de Combat . ONLY A FEW BRITISH GOT AWAY. Two Ofllcero unit Sixteen .Men Fell DcHd, Four Olllcers and Thlrty- Eliiht Wounded by it Itaklng Fire Foreign Dispatches. London, June 17. A special from Willlrust says 250 mounted rifles from General Beaston's column were surprised In camp at Steerkoolspruit by a superior force of Boers June 12. The Boers crept up to within short range and poured a deadly fire into the,, camp, killing two officers and 16 men, and wounding four officers and 38 men. of whom 28 were slightly wounded. Only two officers and 30 men escaped to General Beaston's camp. The remainder were taken prisoners and released. Two pompoms were captured by the Boers. Full details have not yet been received. Won by Cherl. Paris, June 17. The grand prlx de Paris was won by Cheri in 3:09, with Tibero second and Lady Killer third. All passed on the home stretch Olympian, who maintained the lead for half the distance. Although Olym pian failed to secure the grand prize, Americans here gather much satisfac tion from the fact that for the first time in the history of this race the winning horse was ridden by an Amer ican jockey. His name is.Rigby. Father Planchet's Book. City of Mexico, June 17. Father Planchet, a French priest here, has written a book on canon life and the Mexican clergy in which he denounc ed as superstition and unwarranted many practices common among the ignorant class of believers. Archbish op Alarcon has prohibited the faithful from reading the book, but the priest persists in exposing what he calls the variations from the standard rites of the church. Knights of St. John. Cincinnati, June 17. Reports to tho local committees show that every sec tion of the country will be represent ed here at the twenty-third Interna tional convention of the Knights of St. John, June 21 to 27. Large dele gations will attend from Canada and the west. California. Colorado and New Mexico will send commanderies to enter the competitive drill for the world's championship. Over $25,000 has been subscribed to the entertain ment fund. An attendance of over 30,000 knights and their families is in dicated from the letters received. The first day of the convention there will be a street pageant of over 20,000 uniformed knights. Reformed Presbyterians. Cincinnati, June 17. The delegates to the general synod of the Reformed Presbyterians occupied many of the pulpits in this city and vicinity. The sixth nnnual convention of the Young. People's union of the Reformed Pres byterian church closed with a union mass meeting, at which addressps were made by Dr. J. D. Steele of New York, Rev. J. L. Patton of Columbus, 0., R. H. Munn of Pittsburg, Miss. Dickson of Tarentum, Pa., Rev. W. C. McChesney of Cedarvllle. 0 and Dr. David McKinney of Cincinnati. The proceedings of the general synod will conclude Tuesday night. Fought In Two Wars. Memphis, June 17. General Wil liam Montgomery Gardner, 73, a vet eran of the Mexican and civil wars, died here. General Gardner- graduated from the military academy at West Point in the class of 184C. His leg was shattered by a ball at the first battle of Manassas, where he was colonel of Eighth Georgia regiment. Proven an Accident. Parkersburg, W. Va.. June 17. Delia Archer, 18, was arrested, given a hearing and released, having shot and killed Daniel Spencer, her sister's fiance, while he was arranging for the wedding. His relatives allege that Jealousy prompted her to shoot him, while the evidence at the hearing showed that It was accidental. Mrs. Kennedy Will Appeal. Kansas City, June 17. Mrs. Lulu Prince Kennedy continued her fight for vindication by an appeal from the verdict finding her guilty of murder in the second degree and fixing her pen alty at 10 years' Imprisonment for killing her husband Feb. 10 because he would not" live with her after a compulsory marriage. New York, Juno 17. The chocolate factory of Runkel Brothers was de stroyed by fire. One of the firm esti mates the loss at $250,000, which is largely covered by insurance. The factory employed 150 hands. . ON THE TKA1L Posso Still Purf.ui.ij; i rluce Edwards All QiiHet at Benton. Shreveport, La.. June 17. The search for Prince Edwards the mur derer of John Gray Foster, continues. There seems to be no doubt that the negro being pursued In northeast Texas Is the man wanted, but his course is so sinuous that It is ex tremely difficult to follow his trail. A telephone message from Marshall, Tex., says the searchers are working night and day. Great difficulty Is ex perienced In extracting Information from the negroes in the country through which Edwards is supposed to have pased. All Is quiet at Benton. The sheriff says he apprehends no trouble, but is fully prepared to meet It should It come. He has a large armed force In readiness and can put it in service at a moment's notice. The temper of the public has cooled considerably. POINTER FPU PETEItS. Summoned to Washington und May Succeed II. Clay 1-2 vans. Topeka, June 17. Ex-Congressman S. R. Peters of Kansas received a dis patch calling him to Washington, where, It is believed, he will be ten dered the office of pension commis sioner to succeed H. Clay Evuns. President McKinley Is said to have had under consideration the names of ex-Congressmen Blue and Peters for this position, and the summons of Mr. Peters to the White House apparently settles the appointment in his favor. Argentina's Debts. Buenos Ayres, Argentina, June 17. The newspapers of Buenos Ayres continue to condemn the bill for uni fication of the public debt. La Pren za says that during the 20 yeais of President Roca's influence over the destiny of the country, the debt has increased from SU.000.000 pesos to 435,000,000 pesos gold, while the pop ulation has Increased only SO per cent during the same period. "The presi dent's message," declares the news paper, "says the debts can be unified to the amount of 392.771.000 pesos. Why then borrow 435.000.000? This shows a lack of sincerity. Besides this Is the first time that the Argen tine government accepts humiliating impositions from foreign capitalists." Sinking of Transport Ingalls. New York, June 17. Pending inves tigation by the federal - authorities, John N. Robins, of the John N. Robin company, refuses to make a state ment concerning the sinking of the United States transport Ingalls in the Erie basin. So far as known the ac cident coused the life of one man and the injury of more than 30 others. The greater number of those injured are in Seney hospital, Brooklyn, where it was said that several were in a serious condition. Those In charge at the dock do not think there are any dead in the basin, although the fear was expressed In some quarters that workmen might have gone to tho bot tom when the transport turned over. Johnson's Plan Turned Dcwn. Cleveland. June ,17. The city de cennial board of revision formally no tified Mayor Johnson that it had de cided not to adopt his system of equalization of tax valuations. The mayor was also informed that the board would not attend any more of his tax meetings and that it would proceed to adjust valuations on the system heretofore in vogue. The mayor endeavored to have the board adopt a new and unique basis for fixing valuations. Sunday Fishing. Harrisburg, Pa.. June 17. W. E. Meehan, secretary of state fish com mission, says that the new fish law recently signed by Governor Stone does not prohibit fishing on Sunday. He said the new laws are very much more liberal than the old qnes. Among things one will notice that there has been no prohibition against Sunday fishing. This feature of the law will undoubtedly be welcomed by those who cannot find time to fish on week days. Fatal Thunderbolts. Allegan, Mich., June 17. During the progress of a terrible electrical storm' the barn of Sullivan Case, near Scott Lake, was struck by lightning and burned. The charred remains of, Case were found In the ruins. John Yerger and his son, James, of Mill Grove, were killed by lightning, hav ing sought refuge from the storm in a barn. Much damage to crops was done. Ohio Man Found Dead. Milwaukee, June 17. Noah Trlssal, a representative of the August Gast Bank Note and Lithograph company of St. Louis, was found dead at a ho tel here. The body was taken to the morgue where an autopsy will be held to determine the cause of death. Trissel's father Is Bald to live at Lib erty, Ohio, and a wife and five chil dren reside somewhere In Ohio. Trls Bell had bepn In the city about 10 days. THIRD TRIAL FAILED. Jurors Could Not Agree on a Verdict In Dr. K.nnedy's Case. FIVE FUTILE BALLOTS WERE TAKEN. Wight Voted For Acquittal but tho Others Hung Out For Conviction. Kennedy's Counsel Will Insist on Quashing Indictment. New York. June 17. The jury which listened to the evidence against Dr. Samuel J. Kennedy, accused of the murder of Dolly Reynolds, report ed to Judge Newburger that it could not agree on a verdict. The judge at once discharged the Jury. It Is said tho final ballot stood four for convic tion and eight for acquittal. This was Kenendy's third trial for this crime. Immediately after the adjournment of court attorneys for the defense saw Judge Newburger in regard to their next step in behalf of Dr. Kennedy. The judge said they should see Dis trict Attorney Philbin as to whether he would agree upon the course to be pursued, and appear before him Tues- day to make whatever motion they desired. Mr. Moore will ask District Attor ney Philbin to move the quashing of tho Indictment, and If the latter does not take this step to free Dr. Kennedy Mr. Moore himself will make that, mo tion, arguing that the state has shown twice its inability to convict his client of the crime charged, and that the old idea of two disagreements being equiv alent to an acquittal ought to prevail in this case. Emeline C. Reynolds, better known as Dolly Reynolds, was found dead with her head crushed in a room at the Grand hotel, Aug. 10, 189S, where she had gone with a man answering Dr. Samuel J. Kennedy's description, according to the testimony of wit nesses. In the dead woman's corset was found a check for $13,000, signed "Dudley Gideon" and indorsed by "Samuel J. Kennedy." The police theory regarding this was that It was in payment of alleged winnings at the races. The evidence showed at the first trial in 1S99 that the worn- an's skull hud been crushed with a piece of lead pipe, alleged traces of which pipe on Dr. Kenendy's clothing were alleged to have been discovered by the police. Dr. Kennedy was con victed and sentenced to be executed at Sing Sing. The court 'of appeals Nov. 20. 1900, handed down a decision granting Dr. Kennedy a new trial, and the second trial in 189D resulted In a disagreement. The third trial began May C. Modern Elijah Alarmed. Chicago, June 17. John Alexander Dowie announced at his meeting in Zion tabernacle that certain physi cians of this city had formed a plot to kidnap him, lock him In a detention hospital and beat him on the head and back till heshould lose all his rea soning powcis and become really In sane He said that the kidnaping might take place after his service und he called a special private meeting of the male members of Zion to take steps to help the Zion guard in pro tecting him. He also made throats against the physicians, saying what he would do them, ns he thought they were trying to do him; unless they let him alone and stop calling him a paranoiac. With all this Dowie re peated continually his pretensions to be Elijah reincarnated, making way, for the end of the world, and he lncl-' dentally laid claim to immoitality un til such time as his work was accom plished. Second Body Recovered. New York. June 17. A second body has been taken from the sunken Staten Island ferryboat Noithfleld. It proved to be that of Juan A. Bcnltez, a clerk In tho steamship office of French, Edye & Company of this city. He was a young Porto Rlcan who came here to learn the shipping busi ness. The raising of the Northfield will probably be undertaken at once. Never Say Die. Louisville. June 17. There is tho right kind of grit in Charles Ratcliffe, a Louisville and Nashville brakeman, who Is now at the University hospital. Ratcliffe was run over by three heav ily laden cars May 6. His skull was fractured, both arms and a leg broken and an ear torn off. He has almost entirely recovered, and his dissevered ear is growing on again. Lynched For Arson. Athens, Ala., June 17. Joo Harris, a negro, was hanged by a mob In tho northern part of this (Limestone) county. Harris was suspected of burn ing tho barn of tho farmer for whom he worked, his grievance being against a fellow farmhand who had Btock housed In the barn destroyed.