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THE TUPELO JOURNAL
PUBLISHED WEEKLY.
■“tOPELOTI « i MISSISSIPPI."
At the session, of the Iowa district
conference of the African Methodist
church, held at Dos Moines, la., on
Ithe 17th, it was decided to hold the
next conference at Galesburg. 111.
Rear-Admiral Barker, commander-in
chief of the North Atlantic fleet, has
recommended the equipment of all the
'battleships and large cruisers of the
navy with wireless telegraph appara
tus.
President Roosevelt returned to his
home at Oyster Bay, L. I., on the 18th,
from Sharpsburg, Md., where, on the
17th, ne attended the unveilijig of a
'monument on the battlefield of Antie
tam.
The tropical storm which struck the
coast of the middle Atlantic states
early on the 16th proved to be one oi
the severest experienced in a long time.
It left death and destruction in its
trail.
The Chinese government will make a
claim against the government of the
United States on account of injuries in
flicted, on the 16th, by residents of
Tonopah. Nev., upon Chinese residents
of that place.
The Standard oil magnates have
added to their wealth the greater por
tion of the $19,600,000. which has been
distributed in dividends on the stock
of the Standard Oil Co. and the Con
solidated Gas Co.
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Prof. P. Paul Anderson, of the Ken
tucky state college, was appointed, on
the 15th, by the United States govern
ment as expert in charge of the ex
hibits in shop practice, etc., at the St.
Louis World's fair.
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C. Sam Nichols, a newspaper man,
who had founded numerous papers in
Kansas, Missouri, Colorado and Wyom
ing since the close cf the civil war
died, on the 15th, in Salt Lake City,
Utah, aged 60 years.
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The sentry who shot and killed Wm.
H. Crowley, on the 10th. at Pittsburg,
Pa., will be first tried by court mar
tial, then turned over to whatever
branch of the civil authority that may
be determined upon later.
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The life of Rev. J. Wilbur Chapman,
of Warsaw, Ind., was barely saved, on
the 16th, by prompt action of several
local physicians. By mistake his wife
gave him an overdose of bromidia in
stead of a tonic he had been taking.
The foreign office says that the re
port published on the 17th that Great
Britain had decided on the dispatch ol
a squadron to Turkish waters, is en
tirely premature, and that it is most
unlikely that Great Britain will take
such a step.
The great council of Red Men of the
United States.which was in annual ses
sion at Atlantic City, N. J., adjourned,
on the 18th, to meet at St. Joseph, Mo.,
next year. There was a fight between
St. Louis and Kansas City, and St. Jo
sepn was finally agreed upon.
United States Senator Nathan B.
Scott, of West Virginia, who has been
seriously sick with illeo-colitis at the
Brown Palace hotel, in' Denver, Col.,
since the 13th, when he arrived there
from the east, was pronounced, on the
17th. out of danger by the attending
physicians.
Postal Inspector James W. Erwin, in
dicted by the federal grand jury ol
Washington, D. C., for alleged con
spiracy to defraud the government, wras
arrested in San Francisco, on the 16th,
by a United States marshal. Bail,
which was fixed at $5,000, was prompt
ly furnished.
The Harris county (Tex.) has ap
proved a fee of $100,000 for Baker, Bott,
Baker & Lovett for legal services ren
ered the estate of W. M. Rice, the mill
ionaire, who was murdered in New
York several years ago by Albert T. Pat
rick. This is the largest fee ever al
lowed in Texas in a single case.
Director of Works Taylor, on the
16th, announced, in a report made to
President Francis on the building
progress of the St. Louis World's fair,
mai every exniDit building on the ex
position site would be completed by
the first of next November, and ready
to receive exhibits by December 1.

The resignations of Joseph Cham
berlain, as secretary for the colonies
of Great Britain; C. T. Ritchie, as
chancellor of the exchequer, and Lord
George Hamilton, as secretary for In
dia. were officially announced, on the
17th, and accepted by King Edward.
The Rothschilds of London are try
ing to purchase the Homestake, in
South Dakota, the greatest gold mine
in the world. They have made two 1
offers, one several months ago of $26,
000,000, and the second a few days ,
ago, of $35,000,000. It is held at $40,- ]
000,000.
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Francis V. Benque, who was arrested
on the complaint of the federal author- 1
ities on a charge of having written '
threatening letters to Secretary of
State Hay, was, on the 15th, commit- '
ted to the Manhattan state asylum, *
Ward’s island, N. Y., he having been
pronounced by doctors to be not in full 1
possession of,his faculties.
The supreme lodge Knights and La- <
dies of Honor, at Louisville, Ky., on 1
the 16th, re-elected all the old officers 1
with the exception of supreme secre
tary, the present incumbent being sue- ]
ceeded by George D. Tate. The motion (
to appropriate $60,000 for a headquar- i
ters building at Indianapolis, Ind., was ,
discussed at length, but no decision t
reached. 1
The committee appointed by the sec- ‘
retary of the treasury to examine the
vouchers and verify the accounts of the
Louisiana Purchase Exposition Co., j
reported, on the 15th, that the vouch
ers were in proper form, and show,
as claimed, an expenditure on the part 1
of the St. Louis World’s Fair company 1
of $10,037,949. The $5,000,000 appropri
ated in aid of the exposition, therefore, '
is now available, and has been placed !
to the credit of the company. *
TOPICS fX DAY.
HEWS FROM EVERYWHERE
PERSONAL AND GENERAL
The worst flood experienced in that
portion of the Mississippi valley for
years was, on the 19th, submerging
thousands of acres of farm lands in the
vicinity of La Crosse, Wis., sweeping
away stacks of hay and grain, drown
ing live stock in fields and doing ines
timable damage. In the lower part of
La Crosse 50 families were forced to
move out of their homes and whole
sale merchants were moving their
goods from the lower floors.
The eleventh national irrigation con
gress came to an end at Ogden, Utah,
on the 18th. It re-elected Senator \V
A. Clark, of Montana, president and
decided to hold the congress in 1904 in
El Paso, Tex., and adopted a platform
which requested congress to make
needed modifications of the existing
land laws in order that speculation
and monopoly of the public domain be
prevented.
Theodore Roosevelt, president of the
United States, closed the Lipton inci
dent, on the night of the 18th, at the
dinner of the Scawanhaka Corinthian
Yacht club at Center Island, Oyster
Bay, by proposing a toast in honor of
the Irish baronet, w’hich was responded
to with cheers and songs for the owrn
er of all the Shamrocks.
Charles H. Read, aged 03 years, is
dead at ' Waterbury, Conn., after
months of suffering from a complica
tion of diseases which finally culmi
nated in paralysis. He was the inven
tor of most of the important machin
ery used in hat making, through which
industry he accumulated wealth.
Bar Harbor, Me., is just recovering
from the throes of a social sensation
in which figured a putative foreign no
bleman, but who, in reality, was a
former servant of the Gerry family in
New York and once a waiter in the
runei nnz, in MF.ris. Me disappeared
immediately after nis recognition.
One hundred and seventy-six cases
of shoes, valued at $3,000, it has been
discovered, have been delivered to un
authorized parties by the Big Four
Railroad Co. at East St. Louis, 111.
They were consigned to a St. Louis
wholesale house and have not been lo
cated, though the transfer driver who
got them has been identified.
Secretary of the Treasury Shaw has
definitely decided to withdraw govern
ment deposits from all banks reducing
their circulation to take advantage of
the high price of United States bonds,
when such banks are already desig
nated as United States depositories.
TJie stockholders’ annual meeting of
the Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville
Railway Co. was held in Indianapolis,
Ind., on the 16th. Gilbert B. Shaw, of
Chicago; James Murdock, of Lafayette,
and Volney T. Malott, of Indianapolis,
whose terms as directors expired, were
re-elected.
It was reported, on the 16th. that it
had been snowing at Eldora, Col., for
four days, and a number of the moun
tain trails and gulches were almost im
passable. In Berthoud pass there was
over two and one-half feet of snow.
Six hundred men employed at the
Lorain Coal and Dock Co.'s Crescent
mines, at Bridgeport, O., went on
strike, on the 16th, because a dozen
men in the mines would not join the
union and the company insisted on
working them.
Fire, on the 16th, destroyed the plan
ing mill and contents of the I. S. Har
vey Planing Mill Co., at East St. Louis,
111. How the fire originated was not
known, but it was believed lightning
struck the building. The loss was
gbout $5,000. (
Frank Clark, who was arrested in
Galesburg, 111., on the 16th, was taken
to Palmyra, Mo., on the 17th, and
placed in the Marion county jail. Clark
is charged with an assault atd at
tempted murder of Ollie Hess, a 17
year-old girl of Clark county, Mo., sev
eral months ago.
The national encampment of the 1
Sons of Veterans adjourned, at Atlan
tic City. N. J., on the 17th, after se- '
lecting Boston for the next annual !
meeting. Arthur B. Spink. Providence,
Ft. I., was elected commander-in-chief.
Seven members of the family of i
Wm. Grover, residing near Galosville, (
VVis.. were poisoned, on the 17th, by
Bating canned minced ham. One child (
lied and the rest of the family were
made seriously ill.
A heavy fall of snow over James
river valley, N. D., on the 17th, add- ,
Bd to the seriousness of the crop situa
tion. It was estimated that the fall
ivas three inches deep.
The National Association of Mexi
can War Veterans, in convention at ■
indianapolis, Ind., on the 17th, elected !
lames C. Carlton, Bedford, Ind., presi
ient.
Sir Thomas Lipton, who has been
11 of catarrhal appendicitis in Chica- ,
?o, was reported by his physicians, t
)n the 17th, ,0 be recovering. t
A killing frost destroyed the cante- .
oupe crop in the vicinity of Rocky j
J'ord, Col., on the night of the 17th.
rhe loss may reach $250,000. ]
Frank Wilkens, a cigar manufacturer i
if Bast St. Louis and Belleville, 111..was *
bund guilty, on the 18th, of having ]
>aid an employe, George Jines, $250 ]
o ourn his factory in East St. Louis 1
n June, 1902. He was given an in
leterminate penitentiary sentence.
Since the storm of the 15th off the
Atlantic coast nothing has been heard f
if the fishing steamship Beatrice, from *
few York, winch carried a crew of 30 *
Ishermen. It is believed the Beatrice 1
vent down with all on board. 1
The weather, on the 18th, was clear !
ind warm throughout Kansas and
vestern Missouri. The danger to corn
rom frost was believed to be ended.
President Roosevelt delivered the t
•rincipal address, on the 17th, in a t
Iriving ram, at the dedication of the t
nonument erected by the state of New £
ersey on the historic battlefield of An
ietam. Gov. Murphy of New Jersey,
limself a participant in the battle, pre
ented the monument to the govern* 1
nent. £
Senator N. B. Scott, of West Vlr- 1
;inia, who has been alarmingly ill at ^
he Brown Palace hotel in Denver, Col., 1
ince the 13th, was reported by his
ihysicians, on the 18th, to be nearly
estored to health. 2
Three hundred men were taken to x
Iripple Creek, Col., from Michigan, on \
he 18th, to take the places of the strik- r
ag miners at the gold camp. g
FARMERS’ TRUST ORGANIZED
The Name of the New Company is
“The Farmers’ Marketing Co.”
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Object of the Corporation in liny and
Sell Ora In, ARrlcnlt ural and
Dairy ProductM.
Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 19.—Five mil
lion dollars is the capitalization of
what appears to be a gigantic farmers’
combine just incorporated under the
laws of Arizona. The principal place
of business is Phoenix, Ariz., with
branch offices at Seneca, N. Y. Lia
bilities are to be limited to 15,000,000,
and the life of the corporation is to be
25 years.
The objects of the corporation are to
buy and sell grain, agricultural, horti
cultural and dairy products, breed and
barter live stock, manufacture food
products, manufacture and deal in ma
chinery and implements, acquire real
estate and mills, elevators, storehouses,
factories, docks, vessels, cars, etc., and
to own shares of stock of other cor
porations. The style of the new con
cern is “The Farmers’ Marketing Co.’’
It is believed to be an amalgamation
of the consumers and producers union
of Tennessee and New York, the Amer
ican Society of Equity of North Amer
ica and the Farmers’ National Co-Op
erative Exchange Co., which have a
combined membership of 500,000 farm
ers.
It is proposed to combine the farm
ers to the end that agricultural prod
ucts may be sold at living prices, and
that the necessaries of life and farm
implements be secured to farmers at
the lowest possible prices.
CANAL TREATY WILL FAIL
Snch Ik the Opinion of Prominent
C olombian* Who Have Arrived
From llotfota.
New York. Sent 19—Cion Oenre'e
Roa and Dr. Rufino Guiterrez, both for
many years prominent in the politics
of Colombia, who arrived in this city
Friday, from Bogota. Gen. Roa occu
pied .for several years the office of sub
secretary of war, while Dr. Guiterez,
was formerly governor of Bogota. De
spite a decided reaction at the time
they left the capital in favor of the
canal treaty, it is not likely to be ap
proved, they say. Gen. Roa said that
there were at least five candidates for
the presidency—Gen. Rafael Reyes,
who, it has been believed here, can
have the office whenever he cares for
It; Lorenzo Marroquin, a son of Pres
ident Marroquin; Gen. Joaquin Velez,
Gen. Pedro Nel Ospino and Gen. Gon
tales Valencia.
As to reports that in the event of the
treaty not being ratified, the depart
ment of Panama will secede from the
republic and organize its own national
government. Dr. Guiterez said: “I
hink the people of Panama will abide
ay the decision of the majority. They
ire too patriotic to sever themselves
from the mother government."
CHINA TO SUE GOVERNMENT.
On Account of Outrage* Inflicted by
Mol> at Tonopah, Kt>v., t'pon
Chinese Resident*.
Washington, Sept. 19.—The Chinese
government will make a claim against
:he government of the United States
an account of injuries inflicted by res
idents of Tonopah. Nev., upon Chinese
•esidents of that place last Wednesday,
rhe Chinese minister has telegraphed
he Chinese consul-general at San
Francisco to send him as many affi
lavits as he can secure, showing the
lames of the persons injured and the
lature of their injuries, as well as any
property loss they may have suf
fered. These affidavits will be used
is the basis of the claim against this
government.
A telegram was received at the state
lepartment, Friday, from the governor
if Nevada, in reply to the one sent
rhursday regarding this attack, say
ng that he has ordered an immediate
nvestigation and will take every ac
ion looking to the safety of the
Chinese residents of Tonopah. A copy
if this telegram will be sent to the
Chinese minister for his information.
IRRIGATION CONGRESS ENOS.
Senator Clark I* Rc-Klected Pre»I
dent, and \fit Session Will be
Held at El l*n»o.
Ogden, Utah, Sept. 19.—-The eleventh
National Irrigation congress came to
in end late Friday afternoon. It re
sleeted Senator \V. A. Clark, of Mon
ana, president and decided to hold the 1
ongress of 1904 in El Paso, and adopted j
l platform which requests the congress
o make needed modifications of the
xisting laws in order that speculation
md monopoly of public demain be '
ire vented.
Officers were elected as follows:
’resident, W. A. Clark, Montana; first ,
'ice-president, L. A. Shurtleff, Utah; |
econd vice-president, W. C. Johnson, ,
lenver; third vice-president, John ,
Jail, Texas; secretary, H. B. Maxson, ■
teno, Nev. ]
Counterfeits Discovered.
Washington, Sept. 19.—Chief Wilkin
on of the secret service announces the ]
liscovery of two national bank coun- ]
erfelts. One is a $10 note on the Peo- |
lies’ national bank of Roxbury, Mass., |
nd the other is a $5 note on the Wal- (
ham national bank of Waltham, ]
/lass. i
Returned to Oyster Bay.
Oyster Bay, L. I.. Sept. 19.—Presi
ent Roosevelt’s party arrived here on i
he naval yacht.Sylph, at 10:30 o’clock, 1
he run from New York having con- i
umed nearly three hours. s
Victims Witnessed His Conviction.
Chicago, Sept. 19.—Harold C. Mills
/as to-day convicted of bigamy and t
entenced to serve five years in the i
enitentiary besides paying a fine of i
1,000. Three women who had been J
narried to Mills were present. 1
Father C'hidwiclc Resigns.
Buffalo, N. Y., Jept. 19.—Rev. John
’. Chidwick, chaplain of the Maine
/hen that battleship was blown up in j
lavana harbor, announces that he had :
esigned as a navy chaplain, effective s
eptember 24- ]
TRIPLE TRAGEDY
ATjVWILLE
Chief and Captain of Police Among
Victims Shot.
SHOOTER THEN KILLS HIMSELF
Byatandcr Ii Alan Struck by Stray
Bullet and Probably Fatally Hurt
—Shooting Wan the Rcault
of an Old Feud.
Evansville, Ind., Sept. 19—At eight
o’clock last night Thomas Hutchens,
member of the local detective force,
probably fatally shot Chief-of-Police
Fred Heuke and Police Capt. Fred
Brennecke.
A stray shot struck Jacob Lutz, a
by-stander, and he probably will die
from his wounds.
The tragedy occurred in the tent of
the German village of the Tri-State
fair grounds. Brennecke and Hutchens
had not been on good terms for a num
ber of years. Last night Hutchens was
seated at a table in the German village
talking to Jerry Crowe, a patrolman.
It is said he was abusing Heuke
when the two last-named officers en
tered the tent. Without saying a word
to the men he pulled his revolver and
opened fire.
He first shot Brennecke, and, after
wounding him in the left breast, opened
fire on Heuke, shooting him in the
abdomen. One of the shots struck
Jacob Lutz and entered his right lung.
Hutchens, after emptying all but one
chamber of his revolver, rushed outside
aim uien snot nimseu in tne lempie,
dying instantly. At. a late hour last
night both Heuke and Brennecke were
in a low condition.
Capt. Brennecke is sinking rapidly.
Hutchens had been on the detective
force for a number of years, and was
regarded as one of the bravest officers
in the city. He leaves a wife and two
cnudren, a boy and a girl. He was a
member of the local lodge of Elks.
GUILTY OF FIRING FACTORY.
Indeterminate Penitentiary Sen
tence Given to Mnnnfueturer
Convicted of Arxon.
East St. Louis, 111.. Sept. 19.—Frank
Wilkens, a cigar manufacturer of East
St. Louis and Belleville, was found
guilty, Friday morning, of having paid
an employe, George Jines, $250 to burn
his factory in East St. Louis in June,
1902. He was given an indeterminate
penitentiary sentence.
Wilkens was convicted on the testi
mony of Jines, who, indicted with him
on the charge of arson, confessed and
turned state’s evidence. He admitted
that his course was prompted largely
by a belief that Wilkens, by bad faith,
had caused his serious injury in the
tire. Jines’ story, as told to the jury,
showed that thf plans for burning the
factory were well laid. He said the
stock was surreptitiously reduced to
about $1,500, on w'hich there was $5,000
insurance.
BANK PRESIDENT SUICIDES.
Shot IliniMelf in the Ilnnk Bnilriliig—
Ao Cantst* But 111 Health ia»
Given for the Deed.
Harlan, la., Sept. 19.—Edward W.
Davis, president of the Shelby county
bank, committed suicide, Thursday
aight, by shooting. His body was found
early Friday morning in the furnace
room of the bank building. Davis was
once a member of the Iowa legislature
from Pottawatomie county, ahd was
i prominent citizen. He disposed of
most, of his bank stock Wednesday, but
his financial affairs are said to be in
?ood condition. He was CO years old,
ind leaves a widow and two daughters,
ill health Is given as a cause of the
leed.
WRECK OF PASSENGER TRAIN.
freight Train Craxhed Into it Seri
ouxly Injuring Nine and n Num
ber of Other. Slightly.
Crawfordsville, Ind., Sept. 19.—Nine
passengers were seriously injured, Fri
lay afternoon, at the Crawfordsville
junction by the collision of Monon pas
senger train No. C, Louisville to Chica
go, and a Vandalia freight train. The
jassenger train was passing the cross
ng when a Vandalia freight crashed
nto it overturning the smoking car
ind a day coach. In the smoker were
!2 passengers and in the coach 57.
1 ne accident was caused by tne air
irakes on tne freight failing to work.
number of others were slightly
iruised.
Thirty Sailors 'Thought to be T.ost.
New York, Sept. 19.—Since the gale
>f Tuesday nothing has been heard of
he fishing steamship Beatrice, which
arried a crew of 30 fishermen and was
in the fishing grounds off Cape Charles
vhen last seen. It is believed the
leatrice went down with all on board. 1
Eighteen Under Arreat.
Tonopah, Nev.. Sept. 19.—Eighteen
nen are now under arrest charged with
nciting riot, robbery and murder fol
owing the attempt of Wednesday night
o run the Chinese out of town. Three
if the Chinese have identified four men
lamed Randall, Lang, Bradshaw and
links as their assailants.
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Strike Tiea Up Shipping.
New Orleans, Sept. 19.—The corn*
nerce of the port was again tied up. 1
'riday, by a strike of the ’longshore- 1
nen, which has been revived. Not a 1
hip is being loaded.
Sertoua Eire in New York.
New York, Sept. 19.—Fire destroyed
he slaughter house of Abraham Levy 1
t Co., in Brooklyn, Friday. The loss 1
3 estimated at between $100,000 and
125,000. A consignment of goods, to '
e shipped to-day, value< at $25,000, 1
.’as also destroyed. 1
Red Nfen’a Seaaion A IJourncd.
Atlantic City, N. J., Si pt. 19.—The
xeat council of Red Men < f the United 1
'iates, who have been intannual s^s- <
ion, adjourned, Friday, tot meet at St '
WEEKLY REVIEW OF TRADE
The Outlook For Fall and Wintei
Business is Very Encouraging.
IlepoTtN of Aerlon* Injury to Crop*
by Cold nnd Front Have Been
K.vaurgeruted—Prospect* Good.
jNew York, Sept. 19.—R. G. Dun &
Co.’s weekly review of trade says:
Business has made moderate prog
ress during the past week despite un
usual opposition from the elements
When all other industries are to a con
siderable degree dependent upon agri
cultural conditions, reports of seriouf
Injury to crops by cold, heavy rains
and killing frosts northwest and ir
portions of the west with drought, fol
lowed by unseasonably cool weathei
and destructive wind and rain storms
along the Atlantic coast, have tended
to retard expansion in fall trade ir
wide section's of country.
Subsequent corrections indicate tlial
the amount of damage has been exag
gerated as usual, and prospects art
brightened.
The car shortage is beginning to be
felt, especially in the Pittsburg dis
trict, where sufficient labor can not bt
secured for handling freight. Manu
facturing plants are well occupied as a
rule, even the textile mills reporting
less idle machinery, and at Chicago
there is notable pressure for imple
ments and hardware. Lumber is ir
better demand as structural activity re
vives. Payments are seasonably
prompt, except where late crops delay
«o 111 m onto orwl miflnnl* fnr foil
and winter business contains much
that is encouraging.
CORN CROP LOOKING UP.
The Cold Wave Ha* Spent It* Fore*
and the Crop i* Generally
Believed Safe.
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Chicago, Sept. 19.—After several
days of the keenest anxiety over the
threatening frost, the farmers of the
west have taken stock of their own
crops and found that while the damage
from the unseasonable cold had been
severe, they had come out far better
than they had expected. The greater
part of the crop is safe, it is generally
believed.
Reports from central points all over
the corn belt indicate that in most
cases the probable damage has been
overrated, and at least an average
yield is in prospect. The cold wave has
spent its force, and after to-day a
steady rise in temperature is expected.
THE DEFENSE~OVERRULED.
ComiulNMioner Hitchcock Overrules
Motion of the Defense In the Case
of George W. Heavers.
New York, Sept. 19.—At the exam
ination of Geo. W. Beavers, the indict
ed postal official, charged with con
spiracy with the Brandt-Dent Manu
facturing Co., to defraud the govern
ment, which was resumed Friday.
Commissioner Hitchcock announced
that he had decided to overrule the mo
tion made by the defense at the pre
vious hearing to dismiss the proceed
ings because of the invalidity of the in
dictment. The defense contended that
the indictment charged three separate
and distinct, offenses under one sec
tion of the federal statutes instead of
ane as provided by law. He also re
peated his ruling that the properly
certified copy of the indictment re
turned in Brooklyn was sufficient evi
dence to make out a case of probable
cause, and to warrant the return of the
accused, properly identified, to the dis
trict wherein the indictment was re
turned.
mother^vain "sacrifice.
Hr*. Mary Iahn Sarrlflred Her I,lie.
In St. lions, in a Vain Effort to
Save Her Children.
St. Louis. Sept. 19.—Three lives were
lost, Friday morning, through a boy
sleep-walker's affliction.
Mrs. Mary E. Iahn, her daughter,
Pearl, 13 years old, and her son, Harry,
LO, were the victims.
Mrs. Iahn, receiving fatal burns in a
heroic effort to save her children, was
Srst to die, breathing her last in full
consciousness at the city hospital at
'our o’clock Friday morning. The lit
tle girl died at nine o’clock; the boy’s
leath occurred at ten o’clock.
The latter caused an explosion of a
gasoline stove by getting up in his
sleep, turning on the fluid and touching
it off with a lighted match, the fatal
burnings following.
i nice nriK ub at cm. wiiscjfiit
St. Joseph, Mo., Sept. 19.—For the
irst time in a year all unions of the
;ity are at peace with their employers.
Friday the strikers of painters, lath
ms, plumbers, carpenters, plasterers
md electricians were declared off by
H. W. Steinbiss. of St. Louis, who is
he general secretary of the National
3uilding Trades Council of America,
rhe men return to work on practical
y the same wage conditions as exist
id before they went out.
BRAND JURY IN READINESS.
Alleged Registration Frauds and
Other Election Crimes In Denver
Will be Investigated.
Denver,Col., Sept. 19.—District Judge
3ooth Malone ordered a grand jury
tummoned, to convene on September
!5, for the purpose of investigating al
eged registration frauds and any
mimes that may be committed at the
barter election next Tuesday. Appli
:ation for a grand jury was made by
he charter campaign committee.
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Denied a Rehearing.
Salt Lake, Utah, Sept. 19.—The state
supreme court has denied the motion
or rehearing of the case of Peter Mor
*nsen,who is under death sentence for
he murder of Jas. R. Hay, secretary of
he Pacific Lumber Co., in this city,
ieveral months ago.
Emperor William In Vienna.
Vienna, Sept. 19.—Emperor William
irrived here, Friday, from Bellye, Hun
jary, in the vicinity of which place he
las been stag hunting with Archduke
Frederick
MASSACRES MUST
BE SUPPRESSEE
Powers Have Intervened to Prevenl
a Continuance of Massacres.
WAR MAY NOW BE AVERTED
Great Britain,France nnd Italy Hurt
Intervened to Prevent Hie Pillag
ing, Burn lug Village* and Kill
ing Inhabitant* by Turk*.
Salonica, Sept. 19.—Three hundred
Bulgarians have been killed in a flghl
between insurgents and Turkish troops
between Okrida and Dlbra. The Bul
garia dead included many officers, ont
of whom wore a Russian decoration. A
battalion of Rediffs attacked the Chris
tian gendarmes at Mitrovitza, Septem
ber 1C, and several of the latter wert
killed and wounded. The rest of tht
gendarmes took refuge at the Russian
consulate, where they are besieged.
The situation at Mitrovitza is extreme
ly critical.
The Bulgarian villagers who are op
posing the Turkish forces in the neigh
borhood of Melnik are estimated tc
number one thousand.
Received with Knthu*lanm.
Constantinople, Sept 19.—Travelers
who arrived from Bulgaria, Friday, re
port that the Bulgarian reservists art
being received everywhere with the
greatest enthusiasm and that a belli
cose spirit prevails in Bulgaria.
Fifteen Macedonian prisoners wert
brought in. Among them was an
aide-de-camp of Gen. Sarafoff, the in
surgent leader. The prisoners, who
were chained together in groups ol
three, were all taken to the yildiz
kiosh, where they will be examined.
All (inlet at Beirut.
Washington, Sept. 19.—The follow
^rur hnllotin ii’oa nnctnH at ♦ Vi n n a vxi
department Friday:
“Admiral Cotton cables from Beirut,
17th inst., that Beirut is quiet, and
nothing of importance has occurred
since Saturday last. Some definite
news about tne case of the vice-consul
is expected soon.”
POWERS NOTIFY THE SII.TAN
Of Their Di*antlafactlon of the Meth
od* Puraued.
Sofia, Bulgaria, Sept. 19.—A dis
tinctly optimistic tone now pervades
government and diplomatic circles
here and hopes are again expressed
that war may after all be averted.
From Loudon and Constantinople en
couraging news has been received.
From London it is reported that the
British government will send a fleet to
Turkish waters, while reports from
Constantinople state that Great Britain
France and Italy have intervened to
prevent the continuance of massacres
in Macedonia. It is said that yester
day the representatives of these pow
ers notified the sultan of their dissat
isfaction with the methods of suppress
ing the outbreak, and declared that the
massacres must be stopped. It is
stated that they made special refer
ence to the excesses committed by the
Turkish troops in the vilayet of Us
kub, where the revolutionary outbreak
is insignificant and affords no excuse
to the soldiers for pillaging and burn
ing the villages and killing the in
habitants.
The porte is said to have replied
that Turkey is simply carrying out
the wishes expressed by the powers,
which urge the sultan's government to
adopt energetic measures to suppress
the revolution as speedily as possible,
i-e report that these powers have
taken such action ..as been received
with great satisfaction by the Bul
garian ministry.
1NSIRGEKTS I SED BOMBS.
Deadly Execution Inflicted t'pon
TurkiKli Troop* by Inaortceiit*.
Sofia, Sept. 19.—A Turkish war bal
loon is reported to have been seen hov
ering for the last three days close to
the Bulgarian frontier in the vicinity
of Haskovo.
A severe fight ha3 occurred at Ulai
vitza, in the mountains of Kratovo, be
tween 2,000 Turks and 80 insurgents.
It continued for e^glit hours. The in
surgents used bombs with deadly ef
fect. About 500 Turks are reported to
have been killed and many were
wounded. The insurgents had two
men wounded.
A fight is.also reported to have taken
place at Rupelpaso. near Seres. In
surgent bands recentIv surrounded and
annihilated a whole company of Turks.
The bands then fled to the mountains.
Three battalions of Turkish troops
have been sent from Salonica to pur
sue them.
A small body of peasant refugees
near Presba who were starving in the
mountains started to seek for food. At
Nakaletz they were met by Turkish
soldiers, who killed them all and hor
ribly mutilated two women.
Dead Corporal Held Responsible.
Washington, Sept. 19.—The report of
the board of oflicers appointed to in
vestigate the recent accident on board
the cruiser Olympia at Norfolk finds
that Corporal Yerkes, of the marine
corps, who was killed in the explosion
of alcohol, was mainly responsible for
the accident.
Mias Jordan’s Body Recovered.
Otterville, Mo., Sept. 19.—The body
of Miss Lora Jordan, the young school
teacher who was drowned in the La
mine river, near this place, on Septem
ber 13, was recovered Thursday.
Wireless Telegraph on Rattleshlps.
Washington, Sept. 19.—Rear-Admiral
Barker, commander-in-chief of the
North Atlantic fleet, has recommended
the equipment of all the battleships
and large cruisers of the navy with
wireless telegraph apparatus.
Maj. S. P. Gross.
Lexington, Ky., Sept. 19—Maj. S. P.
Gross, a world-renowned restauranteur,
died here Thursday. He was stricken
with paralysis in St. Louis several
weeks ago and brought to his home
hero.
THE SUNDAY SCHOOL.
L*»on In the International Srrlea
tor September 27,
(tuarterly Review.
COLOR* TEXT,—The I.nrd In m,
llKht and my nalvntlon,—Pm. 27:1.
SUBJECTS AND GOLDEN TEXTS.
Lesson I.—Israel Asking for a King.
Golden Text: “Prepare your hearts unto
the Lord, and serve Him only.”—1 Sam
7:3.
Lesson II.—Saul Chosen King Gold
en Text: "The Lord is our King; He will
save us.”—Is. 33:22.
Lesson III.—Samuel’s Farewell Ad
dress. Golden Text: “Only fear the
Lord, and serve Him in truth with all
your heart.”—1 Sam. 12:24.
Lesson IV.—Saul Rejected as King.
Golden Text: “To obey is better than
sacrifice.”—1 Sam. 15:22.
Lesson V.—Samuel Anoints David.
Golden Text: “Man looketh on the out
ward appearance, but the Lord looketfc
on the heart.1 Sam. 16:7.
Lesson VI.—David and Goliath.
Golden Text: “If God be for us, who can
be against us?”—Rom. 8:31.
Lesson VII.—Saul Tries to Kill David.
Golden Text: “God is our refuge and
strength, a very present help in trouble.”
—Ps. 46:1.
Lesson VIII.—David and Jonathan.
Golden Text: “There Is a friend who
stlcketh closer than a brother.”—Prov.
18:24.
Lesson IX.—David Spares Saul.
Golden Text: “Love your enemies, do
good to them which hate you.”—Luke
6:27.
Lesson X.—Death of Saul and Jona
than. Golden Text: “There is a way
which seemeth right unto a man; but the
end thereof are the ways of death.”—
Prov. 14:12.
Lesson XI.—David Becomes King.
Golden Text: “Behold, how good and
how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell
together in unity.”—Ps. 133:1.
Lesson XII.—Abstinence from Evil.
Golden Text: “Be not drunk with wine,
wherein is excess.”—Eph. 5:18.
INDEFINITE CHRONOLOGY OF PE
RIOD.
In studying the period of the judges it
will be remembered that we were almost
entirely at sea so far as chronology was
PARPOmoH T?rom ♦ limn TVnr-Ll
the difficulty grows steadily less, and
yet, as Algen says, It Is necessary 1c
prefix the qualifying word “about" tc
every Biblical date down at least to the
beginning of the eighth century. Of the
dozen well-known schemes of Old Testa
ment chronology none has won general
acceptance. Thechronologyderived from
Assyrian inscriptions is of very great
value, though it by no means removes
all difficulties. These inscriptions are
dated by the Assyrian calendar or
canon. This canon exists in several
copies, all of which agree closely, and
cover the period from about 900 B. C. te
650 B. C. Each year bears the name of
an officer called an “eponym." The term
of office of the eponym was one year.
Now this calendar mentions the fact that
during the term office of the eponym
Pur-Sagali, in the month of Si van (May
June), the sun was eclipsed. Astron
omers tell us that there was a total
eclipse of the sun at Nineveh June 15
763 B. C., thus fixing with accuracy not
only this date but all the rest.
But w shall probably never have ar
accurate chronology for early Biblical
history. The orientals laugh at us for be
ing so anxious to get at exact dates and
accurate figures. Ttfese things were
matters of little account to them, as
most of their histories show. Prof.
Park once illustrated the difference be
tween the oriental point of view and
that of the European, by saying that if
you ask a German general how mans
men there are in his command he wi!
tell you to a man, but ask the same ques
tion of a Turkish general and he wil'
make a profound bow and say: “By the
grace of Allah, my people are as the
sand which is upon the seashore." We
may well remember this illustration ir
reading the historical parts of the Olr
Testament.
As an illustration of the indefinitenes?
of our knowledge of the dates of earls
Biblical history wre can notice two im
portant incidents. The year in which
Saul became king of Israel is variouslv
believed to be B. C. 1095,1048.1037 and
1020. Which date, or indeed if any is
correct, we have no means of making
certain. The date of the beginning of
David's reign is as far from being cer
tainly ascertained. Ussher says it was
1056. According to Biblical synchron
isms it was 1009. The Assyrian computa
tion puts it at 1017. Patton puts it as
late as the year 1000 B. C.
FIkh find Tiltntle*.
The most dangerous hypocrite is the
one who deceives himself.
Men would have more faith in God il
they saw more works in men.
Some men shout their convictions so
as to silence their conscience.
The more we are burdened with sub
stance the greater the shadow we cast.
He who seeks to get without giving is
ji ramhlpr no matter what Vtlc
A man is diligent to cultivate his corn,
but expects his character to grow with
out.
Don’t keep any company in yoi*r
heart that you have to apologize to your
self for.
The man who brags of his past is not
I likely to have anything to brag of in
his future.
Grapes front Canaan.
Fruits depend on roots.
Reverence is the sign of reality in re
ligion.
What we call sorrow God may call
strength.
God sends our triumphs in the guise
of trials.
Great aspirations do not atone for lit
tle actions.
Love is the best lens with which tc
view another.
Duty is the name we give to what God
calls opportunity.
Winds of temptation could work nc
•vil but for weakness within.
REFLECTIONS OF A BACHELOR.
Easy come, easy go, and hard to get
again.
It takes two women longer to explain
over a telephone why they can’t go to
lunch together than it does a dozen men
to draw up plans to build a railroad.—
N. Y. Press.
The sultan of Turkey employs 15 sec
retaries, whose duty it is to translate
foreign books for his delectation. If one
of them happens to err and translates a
book that is distasteful to his majesty he
Is simply pitched into the Bosphorus.
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