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r v s&s . hmotto w 'iJrwraifcywMrMiF ytgmiavy inrMau r u fw..V 4. tr" ww Mm , i. &. FROZEN TO DEATH. ittlany rontons Known to ITiiy rerUheit During the Recent Northwestern Illli- cnrd. ' Dkvil'b Lakic, N. D., Mnrch 10. Mora fatalities from tlio storm linvo 'bocn'brought to light Asa Wilson has beon found frozou to death near tho .residence of his employer, Morris Duffy, 15 miles north of town. 'Wilson was from Eden, Minn. Thrco farmers named Garskor and a, man named Gus Gcrmnin were overtaken by tho storm when near home. They turned tllr wagon box over, tied tip their stock and remained thoro till tho .itorm was ovor. They are all frozen mora or less, but it is not thought that their injuries are fatal, although one of them may lose his feet. The storm was tho worst that has ovor oeen known here, and coming as it did, so unexpectedly, was all tho worse. Jamestown, N. D., Mnrch 12. Frank Bralthwaito, wife and two childrun, living 7 miles west of Oberon, were lost on Wednesday when u mile from home. Tho team was unablo to go farther nnd Brnlthwaltc frozu to death whllo trying to lead ho horsos. Tho woman and children wore covered in tho sleigh with blankets and arrived enfely at Oburon. Willow City, N. D., March IS!. Mrs. Ijokken and Torgen Thompson, a boy, who live about 20 miles east of here, started to go to the house of .lolin Tveton, about one-half milu from their borne. A terrlblo blizzard raged and they lost their way. They wan dercd around in tho Wild etorm until they became exhaust ed and lay down. Tho woman died but tho boy nwoko ubout 2:?I0 p. m. tho next day nnd stumbled to the liouso of Olo Creglu, only a few rods 'distant, nnd told his story. Sirs. Ore gin nnd her neighbors curried the woman's body into the house nnd did what they could for the boy, who will die. Ashland, Wis.. March U. Tho storm bus abated hero and nil trains are on time. There nre reports of sev- eral homesteaders near Iron Ulvcr per ishing in tho storm. They were out exploring about tho new copper field and have been missing several days. Two or three searching parties aro ' 'OUt. Humboldt, la., March 12. The gulo here capsized John Owcnson with his 'load of liny and broke his neclc. It de molished U. II. Shcllbern's big barn, which was 200 feet long. It threw John Oleson upon tho ground and broke bis skull. Ni:w Yor.K, March 12. The htorm "which came out of the 'west; Thursday aiighl has been disastrous aloug the coast and vcry'sovcre in the interior. Hcut'y snow has fallen in northern-New York and tho railroads aro blocked in various places. Navigation in the bay was almost as dangerous as it was beyond the hook. The steady fierceness of the westerly gale Whipped the waves into snowy riot Tho ferry boats had a hard time getting into slips. MINE HORROR IN BELGIUM. H early 200 Men Killed by un Kipluslon of Firedamp. Hkushkls, March li A frightful miuo disaster has occurred at Ander lens, near Charleroi, in which many lives were lost and ovor 200 miners were entombed. An explosion occurred which destroyed tho shafting and ven tillatiou and made the work of rescue extremely diillcult The rescuers were beaten back or cowuJ by the stencil and the caving in ofroirth nnd timber, and for a time it was thought that the whole 200 miners were lost. On renewing their efforts, however, a few were rescued and in tho course of a few hours thirty were taken out alive, but with the living men and women were -also mnnv cornses. Tho nlaco at which tho explosions occurred is in' the second gallery, fiOO yards below the surface, and work at this depth is difll fcult apd dangerous. Volunteers were letdown three times in a cage. When half way down on the first trip tho fur ther ' caving of the shuftf frightened them and they returned. Five of tho ten men refused to go down again, as the mine was flooding rapidly, they 'said, and the loosened sides of tho shaft threatened to fall in and bury them. Tho other five made tho second trip nnd readied tho mouth of tho second gallery. They found a few men who were nearest the shaft when the first explosion occurred. These miners had run for their lives, bnt had been caught at tho entrance by falling tim bers. All had broken bones and three wero so firmly lodged in tho wreck that tho rescuing party dared not wait to ex tricate them. Tho work was set back twice by tho caving of great blocks of earth aud btono from the bides- of the wrecked shaft, and after tho third trip no vol unteers for tho work of rescue could bo found. The superintendent of the mine twice wont down 200 foot, but re turned, saying that the chances would be four to ono against him if ho went lower. The total number of the victims la unas'Wtatned. The lower gallery has not yet been reached by the rescuing party. It is believed tho number of lulled will not bo less than 150. Up to 11:45 p. in. twonty-nino bodied hud beon recovored from tho mines. It is "believed that the lower gallery at the depth of 500 meters is on fire, and that nono of the miners there have any chanco.to escape. Most of tho bodies wore terribly mutilated. ROYALTY AT THE FAIR. JUug Oscar II., of Sweden, la Thinking ol Visiting Chicago. j Nkw Yokic, March 12. A lettenfrom King Oscar II., of Sweden, an nouncing tho possibility of his attend- lng tho world's fair has been received by President, Bonney, of the world's contrress auxiliary, King Oscar .is.pne of tho most intellectual of tho sover eigns in the world, being something ol an author nnd a patron of tho fine arts and sciences. Should tho royal schdlai visit tho Columbian oxp6sltion Uo will probably preside over somo literary or scientific congress. ESCAPE CUT OFF. ro Drive tlm Rfiaouors from tho Fitted ',e lulum Itllne The DontU List la Kstl t.i'itml lit 103. Hiiushkls, Mareb 14. According to a report on tho Andorluls mino disaster sixty-three persons wore rosoucd un hurt, twenty injured and 153 woro killed. Twonty thousand persons on Sunday attended tho funeral of thirty ono of tho victims. Mining exports acquainted with tho Andorlous workings say that every per son who was working in tho lowor gal lery must be dead, nnd few aro expect ed to bo rescued alive from tho upper gallery, which id filled with deadly gases. Tho bodies that have been recovered wero eovcred with a thick, black dust, which, in some instances, had b'con blown deep in tho skin. As they woro taken into thoi'oillcu they wero placed upon straw that .had been spread on tho floor, and tho ''fnecs wero then cleaned as far as posslblo to allow of Identification. Many of tho' -faces, ho .vovcr, were entirely unrecognisable. The firo in tho mine grew fiercer ana since 2 o'clock a. m. Saturday tho heat has beon bo intense thnt it has boon impossible for tho rescuing parties to remain in tho pit After it was 'found' that tho firo was growing in strength a consultation was held between tho mine owners and tho engineers and it was decided that as there was not tho slightest doubt that everybody 4n tho mine was dcad, tho only course loft open for them tofol low, if they hoped to recover the bod ics, was to flood tho mine. 'Preparations were being made to car ry out this plan, but before any water could, bo pumped in, cries of "firo" wero heard on all sides, and at 3 o'clock the flames ascended to tho pit's mouth and sparks wero scat tered in every direction. A few min utes later nn immense column of flame shot through tho ventilatlng shaft, piercing tho thick clouds of smoke that wero overhanging tho shaft. Tho sight was magnificent as tho mass of firo shot upward, but it meant certain, death for (every person in the mine. This fact was fully recognized by tho on-lookers, and tho wniling and shrieks of those near tho pit's mouth inci eased -in vio lence, as tlio lurid'' flamo tore their lust faint hope from them. For a great distance around the country was -illuminated to almost the brightness of day by tho vast column of fire pouring, out of the mine. In the meantime water had been commenced to be thrown into the burn ing pit distune Bcforo it 'had descended any !.-...ir --..ii .l ,ll i 1UW.IS UUI1VUI1UU UUI.U aiciiui nnd escapcd.jvith u tremendous roaring -noise, whichWded to tho' hori-or' pf the situation. The scene has seldom it 6Ver been equaled in tho mining disasters 'of Belgium. All tho heavy machinery at tho mouth of tho pit was destroyed and fell crashing down tho shaft. This acted as a dumper against tho flames ascending the shaft to the surface, aud thereafter little tire could bo seen. But 'it could be seen' roaring and seething through the galleries far below the sur fnce. Suffering is bound to follow tho dis aster, for many of the miners' families have lost their only means of support. The government has taken prompt ac tion to relievo so f are as possible tho suffering entailed by the catastrophe. PICKS LAID ASIDE. British Sllnurs to tho Number of Thou sands Strike Their Object Is to Vorco un Advance In "Wages Many Factories Closed for Luck of Conl. London, March 14. The great coal strike is on. The Durham miners did not resume work, and the, collieries of Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, North Wales and other districts are idle. The miners of Scotland, South .Wales and. Northumberland aro work ing quietly. In Durham the men to the number of 80,000 are ou strike against a reduction of wages, but in all other districts tho men have simply decided to take a "weok Sr even three weeks holi day in order to restrict tlio out put of coal, thus insuring prices being kept up and tho rate of wages maintained if not advanced. This movement on tho -part bf the .miners has caused the greatest disturb ance in the British labor world and in the manufacturing centers that has been known since the American civil war, when somany- Jiundreds of thou sands of tho cottori.operatives of Lan cashire would have starved but for a boundless charity. The most startling rumprs aro in cir culation in this city. Tlio fears of a coal famine are widespread. Tho stocks of coal in tho great- commercial centers are not large and colliery own ers have for some time decliucd to bind themselves to execute orders.' A great many ordersi have been refused and tho price of conl has risen by leaps and bounds until it has reached u. figure which it has not known since 'tho memorable strike of Northumberland and Durham miners fifteen years ago. Somo factories will bo com pelled to ceaso work this week for want of fuel. A number of others will have to closo the week following, if tho miners determine to carry their experiment into a second week, and if it is prolonged into a third week tlio disturbance of British manufacturers will bo general and its effects so wide spread that scarcely an estimate can be formed of 'tho loss to tho communi ties which must ensue. FLOOD AT LEAVENWORTH. A lleseryolr liollnpsea and Mach Dautag .f Itesults. ; .LA.VKNWOitTii, Kan., March 14. A section of the wall of reservoir No. 2 of the Leavenworth Water Company gavo way Saturday and 7,500,000 gallons of water went over tho bank across tho Missouri I'ucifio railroad trucks into tho Missouri river. The, flood tore away a Rcctlon of- the Rock. Islund track and narrowly missed striking u Rock Islandr passenger train. Tho engineer said the wuvo was higher than tho stack of tho. locomotive and us it came down tlio lull looked like a water Bpout The eity's water supply will not bo affected. BURIED UNDER DIFFICULTIES. Hardships StifTc.rr.il by Senators, Itepre seritnllvrs mill Others Who Attended tho Funeral of (tie I.nto Congressman Kendull, or Kentucky. Washington, March 15. The- con gressional funeral of tho lato Repre sentative Kendall, of Kentucky, from which tho committee has just returned, resulted in an extraordinary tnlo of suffering and exposure. The commit tee appointed to escort the body con sisted of Senators Warren and Pasco and Representatives John 11. Fellows, of New York, Belknap, Payntor, Gll losple and Long. Tlio funeral party arrived at Moore head, Ky., which was tho last railroad station on their route. Their final des tination was rfO miles away, between Moorchcad and Liberty. There are no roads traversing tho mountains, nor are there any bridges crossing tho innumerable rivers and streams. Tlio weather was iutensoly cold and tho strcams.wcre. swollen. . .,... . Before the hearse and tho 'wagons containing the cpmmittco had fairly started Keprescntutivof" Fellows 're turned to Moorohead. A few vcAlpa farther on Senator , Warren? pf Wyoming, succumbed- to cold arid ex haustion' and was left in a, mountain eer's hut to nwnlt the party's return. I Ono river, the Yokum, crossed tho path of the party forty-two times. Each time it was necessary to ford the icy stream and there wns danger at times that the coffin would be washed away. The members of tho p.vrty during these eighty-four fords which it was neces sary to make going and returning wero frequently up to their waists in tho chilly water. The provisions wero frozen and tho party had nolhYng "to cat for o day. When going down hill, it was necessary to tie n rope around tho hearse to keep It from plunging down the steep declivities, and this rope whs trailed to tho rear so that tho members of the party might tako It in hand ' and steady tho plunging hearse. When the destination was finally reached late tlio following evening tho liearso was entirely wrecked nnd the coflln rested upon the axle-trees. The coffin itself was so badly broken that the corpse was exposed. GREAT SUFFERING. A. JSIlz7iird the Cause or Much Hardship Among Settlors 'In Oklahonirt.- Kansas City, Mo., March IS. The present storm in Kansas nnd Oklahoma .is! more severe than any during the winter. 'The fall of snow"' 'Varies In depth from C to.S inches on the level, w.hlch is proving very troublesome to tho f aitroads. The evening trains from the west are bulletined late from ono to four hours and some of them are posted as "indefinite." A dispatch from Wichita states that the fall of snow in the southwest aver ages 8 inches on the level. Tho morn ing trains passed through there on time, but the evening trains are all late. The telegraph wires west from there are many of them down nnd it is .difficult for the dispatchers to keep tho numb mi liiu muve. inu bLiucu run way service at Wichita lias been aban doned on account of the heavy snow. Dispatches from various points in Oklahoma indicate that the blizzard prevails there also. A special from Guthrie states that it.has been snow ing there fitfully all day, the snow being accompanied by a heavy norther. The fall of snow has not been sufileient to cause delay to railway traffic, but it has caused muchdiscom fort and some suffering among the pioneer settlers in the Indian lands that were opened to settlement last fall. These people aro poorly housed, poorly clothed and poorly fed, not yet having had the opportunity to harvest a crop. They livo in shanties, tents nnd dugouts and their suffering will be acute. The dispatch also states that the greatest suffering is among tins ne groes who have been lured to Okla homa by uufccrnpulous immigrant agents who have promised them sustenance until they shall bo able to support themselves. These negroes are from all paits of the south and have no means for pro viding against emergency. Many of them have no places to sloop, all aro poorly clothed and a majority are with out money. Those who havo gone to the borders of Cheyenne aud Cherokee lands to await the proclamation open ing them to settlement aro, of the poor est possible classes and their suffering must be intense. HER SKULL IN COURT. Cause of Mrs. Dunton's Death lr. Send dor (liven it Preliminary Hearing Con clusive j;vldeuee of Murder (liven by Dr. l'ulmer. Chicago, March 15. Frank II. Dun ton appeared in Justice Brayton's courtroom Monday afternoon and told the story of his wife's death and tho circumstances attending it. Dr. Henry Palmer, who in company with Dr. Chittenden had come from Janesville, Wis.,- recited sensational facts brought out ut tho post-mortem examination and exhibited a portion of Mrs. Dun ton's skull with a ragged hole in ono sido and several fractured scums across the bony crown. Dr. "Hurry" Scudder, the alleged murderer, attended by Ills wife and "profiler, dozed in his chair and paid no attention to the sthrlling testimony. Only two witnesses' for tho prosecution wero heard. Tho pre liminary hearing will probably con tinue, several days. THE GREAT COAL STRIKE. Serious Uflectu Ilclug Felt In of Oreut lCrituln. Mnny l'urts London, Murch 15. The latest esti-J mates place tlio number of ininurs now idle in Oreut ,Brituin at-50,000. At least 200,000 men in other employ ments haye been thrown on;t of work by tho closing down of industries. Tho Northeastern Railway Company lias stopped many of its trains because of the lack of fuol, nnd a largo number of engineers in the engine works at Crowe, in tho county of Chester, havo beon temporarily dismissed for the same reuton, In tho Leeds district the strike is severely folt. AN .AWFUL TRAGEDY. A Ilrnvo Missouri Olllcur Shot Dead While Trying to Protect li llrntnl .Murderer friim nn Angry Slob Ills l'rlsimur lynched. Kansas Citv, Mo., Mnroh in. Deputy Sheriff Williams, of Taho.v county, in charge of WHo Murderer Bright, was j shot doad in tho courtroom at I'or- sytho Saturday night by a mob thnt was trying to talco the prisoner. Bright wns lynched by tho mob, hut owing to tlio distance of Forsy the from a railroad tho details of tho crime did not come out until Monday. Taney county is the scat of tho recent Bald Knob outrages, and the fnetions still exist. There is very strong feeling ovor tho killing of Williams, and some of tho mob may bo killed boforo another day passes. Officer Williams hnd not drawn a weapon when shot, being en gaged in tho mere task of removing his prisoner from the room, trying to get out of a door before tho mob would reach him. Bright, the man lynched, lived in tlio northwestern part of the county and was exceedingly jealous of his wife. Ono morning she started toward tho bpring for n bucket of water. Bright, gun in hand, left the house nnd a mo ment later the children heard a shot Bright returned shortly and said that Mrs. Bright had been shot Ho again left tho house und did not return. Tlio children found thcidcnd body of their mother and gavo the alarm. The farmers hurried to the scene of the tragedy. Quickly a party of pur suers took the trail of the fugitlvo uxorcidc. At each mountain pass tlio party of hunters received new recruits. Soon the woods were full of armed men, on horseback and on foot, armed with Winchesters, shotguns and revolvers, bent on capturing tho murderer at whatever cost. The pursuit was swift and sure. Every ravine and cliff where the fleeing criminal might hide was searched. No terror-stricken fugitivo from justice could escape that army of men wbo pressed so resolutely on his heels. The murderer was run down and caitured, taken to Forsyth and lodged in jail. Saturday a crowd of unusual suo gathered at Forsythe to hear the pre liminary trial of Bright The expres sion wasfelearly written on the faces of many of the citizens of tho county, who remained in town all day. Dep uty Sheriff Williams had the prisoner In charge. , Tho courtroom was crowded with interested listeners, aud the prelim inary hearing was progressing quietly when u mob of about 100 men, all well armed aud with determination to avenge the wife murderer's crime written ou every face, surrounded the building in which court was being hold. A deputation twenty-five strong was sent into the courtroom for the prisoner. As they made their ap pearance with arms drawn a panic ensued, and most of the spectators, anticipating trouble, beat a hasty re treat , The spokesman of tho deputation demanded that the prisoner be turned over to the men. Williams refused and tried to reason with them, urging them to allow the law to take its course. The justice of tho peace be fore whom the hearing was be ing held also pletded with them to withdraw and to respect the law. Tlio doputation, however, was dead to rea son nnd insisted that the prisoner bo turned over to the impromptu court outside the court room. Still Williams declined to glvo up his man, who all this time looked as if he knew his hour had come. Finally the delegation, spurred on by shouts of impatience aud cries of "Hang him!" "Lynch him!" from the mob without, made a rush for Bright and his guard. Williams drew a brace of revolvers with which he was armed and was about to firo when a rillo shot rang out and he fell dead at the pris oner's feet. The shot had penetrated his heart. Tho rest of the work of the mob wns quickly done. Bright was quickly seized and dragged out of the court room. A rope was unceremoniously placed around lr.s neck. One end was swung over the limb of a pine tree on tho mountain side within half a milo of the courthouse and he was swung up. His body was riddled with bullets. Before dying he confessed to having taken his wife from home last Monday and tying her to a treo while he delib erately aimed and sho.t her to death within hearing of his little children, four Of whom were under 0 years of age. The youngsters aro without a relative this side of Kentucky. Taney county is wild with excite ment over the killing of Williams. Ho was a young man well known in Taney and adjoining counties. Nino of tho twelve men that first came to tho jail were well identified. Most of the mob caino from tho neighborhood where tho woman was murdered. This last kill ing makes a total of seventy-two peo ple killed in Tauey county since tho war. Murder hi the Soldiers' Home. QjtASJfj JlAi'iDH, Mich,, March 15. James Johnson, the colored inmato of the soldiers' homo who was stabbed Jaijt week by, Peter Thomas, another coloredfnmnte, died Sunday night from his iniuries. lie was 72 years old. He returned to the home, drunk, hnd a po litical argument with Thomas, who stabbed him in tho groin when ho was on the floor being kicked by John sou. ' Thomas is still in jail awaiting an investigation. Preparing to Hoard tlold. Washing ro.v. March 15. Reports mado to the comptroller of the cur ency from tho various- money cpntcra 'oil tlio'Uiiited Slates; and Jiffrtlohlarly in tho east, indicate an Intention upon tlio part of the banking institutions of tlio country to hoard gold In anticipa tion of the enactment of a sllvor coin age law. Many of the bank o.Miinluer.H in their reports stalu that officials of tho bunks do not hesitate to declare that tho' pubsttge of a hllver bill by con gress will Immediately put gold ut a premium of from 20 to 25 per cent., und they propose to bo prepared for it. POST OFFICES FOR ALL. The Pcnnto rnsscs n 11111 to Uroct n. Tub. Ho Building In All Towns Where l'ostnl Roclpts lor Tlireo Years Have Ilxcoodeil 80,000. Washington, March 15. Tho sennto on Monday resumed consideration of tho post office building bill, which was j passed by a voto of 34 yeas, 31 nays. By its provisions tho postmaster gener al is from tlmo to time to etiuso to bo constructed buildings in nccordauco with such general designs nnd plans for tho accommodation, in towns nnd cities having no federal building, of nil pres idential post offices tho gross receipts of which for three years preceding shall havo exceeded tlio sum of $0,000 and havo not exceeded $00,000; such buildings to bo fairly distributed among tho several states and territories, the places to be desig nated from time to timo by tho post master general, the secretary of tho treasury and tho sccrotary of tho in terior, but no buildings aro to bo con tracted for or erected in excess of tho amounts which may bo from time to timo appropriated for such purposes by congress. Tho material to bo used in tho con struction of any such building is to be determined by tlio postmaster general. Tho cost of such building and site is not to exceed 820,000 at any plftco where the gross receipts for each of the three preceding years shall not have exceeded $8,000, and at no other place shall it exceed a sum equal to tho aggregate of the postal receipts therein during tho three years preced ing; uor shall it exceed $75,000 in nil. Under the provisions of tho bill about 1,800 towns would bo entitled to post office buildings and nn ultimate appropriation of $25,000,000 would bore quired. It has been shown in the de bate that it would be cheaper for tho Government to make this investment outright than to pay the rents it now pays- AN AWFUL PLUNGE. Fall at a Heavily Laden IClevutnr In St Louis The Lives of Thrco Men In stantly Crushed Out, While Two ltoys Were Dndly Hurt. St. Louis, March 15. An accident occurred about 10 a. m. in tho boiler making establishment of Rohan Broth ers, corner of Collins and Carr streets, by which three workmen wero killed and two boys severely wounded. It ap pears that the boys had started down from the second story with tho largo freight elevator, on which was half a ton of iron, and just as the elevator moved the ropo broke and platform, iron and boys all rushed down to tho floor beneath with a horrible crash. The elevator was a large open con cern, aud as it fell, three workmen who were standing under it wero caught weight names and aud are: crushed beneath the instantly killed. Their Henry Keiser, foreman of the sheet-iron department; Frank Conn, boilcrmaker, and Hugh Duffy, n rigger. The boys, Thomas Flaherty and Michael Sweeney, wero flung out of the elevator, and wero seriously, if not dangerously, hurt The fall was about 20 feet WISCONSIN CENTRAL WRECK. One Person Killed and Several Injured Near Oshkosh, Wis. Osukosh, Wis.. March 15. Tho north-bound passenger train on tho Wisconsin Central road, which left this place at 5:0J a. in., Monday was wrecked by a broken rail at Dale at 11:22. Tho baggage car. two coaches and two sleepers were ditched. Tho wreck took fire and the sleepers and coaches woro entirely destroyed. The passengers escaped before the fire bpread. Brakeman Gildennnn was killed. The injured are: Hans Oleson, Chicago, hurt about head; C. II. Dodd, Oshkosh, injured about head and internally; M. A. Co hen, Milwaukee, foot hurt; It. Melehcr, Neenah, head injured; F. J.lilkcr, badly burned; Mrs. Delia Flemming, Elkhart, Ind., injured about legs and head; L. E. Wilson, express messenger, slightly hurt; A. W. Jones, Dale, slightly iniured: F. A. Sminklcr, Chi cago, not seriously hurt; F. .1. Wink ler, Chicago, badly burnrfd. After the pnssengcrs weic taken from tlio wreck the smoking car was discovered to be on fire. Tho flames soon spread to tho other couches, com pletely destroying tho sraolccr, the tourists' car, the passenger couch and two Pullman sleepers. FAILURE AND SUICIDE. Jacob Iloehni, of Denr, Tukas u Done of Polm Heavy Forgeries Discovered. Dunykk, Col., March 15. A sensa tional failure nnd suicide occurred here Monday. About noon attachments aggregating S7.",000 wero served on the wholesale liquor firm of Jacob Boehm & Co., of this city, whose liabilities, it is thought, will foot up to 55150,000, there being many other attachmennts uot yet served. Some of the creditors are eastern busi ness men, all hough it is impossible at present to learn their names. When the attachments woro served and the sheriff took possession Jacob Boehm immediately went to his room and took a doso of poison. He was found several hours uftorward dead In bed. It transpires that Boehm is a former nnd had forged numerous warehouse certificates and obtalued goods on their account in Denver and elsewhere. When tho full detuils of his transactions are learned they will probably show that his forgeries uuiount to a very high figure. Conqhussman JonNBON, of Indiana, Is said to talk at tho rate of 230 words a minute. The only other man In the hotiso wIjq can apnroachJolinson in rapidity of uttoranceTs Catchings, of Mississippi, whoso usual rate is 230 words a minute. IVDi:nEW8ici cats but little besides egfti, and his favorite beverages aro tea and lemonade. Ono might judge1 from his wonderful blonde hair that his chief article of diet wus peroxide of hydrogen. Tun queen of Italy Is a great readoi ot Buglish novela. WORK OF THE LEGISLATURE. Proceedings of tho LXXth Session of th Ohio General Assembly. CoMJMnns, March 8.Stnte Senator Abbott I Introduced a bill which compels street car com- I panics to furnish lnolosuros on car platforms to. protect motormen and drivers from tho weather. A flno of from fcK to 1 100 la imposod for violation JlTaZVSZ InJanuaiy, 1893. Tho Bcnato adopted a Joint rcsolutltnauthorfrlnB tho secretary of state t furnish each member of tho general assembly and tho stato geologist ten copies each of tho last geological report. Bills Introduced! Pro vldltiR that bcforo a board of equalization adds to tho value of real cstato tho owner Uioroof shall be served with written notice. IJU1 Sassed: Providing for two additional Judges la uyaboga county to bo elected ut tho fall elec tion; to authorize the commissioner of Duller county to Issue luo,00Oin bonds to build two bridges over Great Miami rlvor In Hamilton city. llou$' Tlills passed: Amending Sootions .7739, S747ond37l8by allowing oollcgos of rollRlous denominations to tnoreaso tho trustees by elect ing members at lnrfco not exceeding tho number of conferences In religious denominations co-operating: nmondlng Section !E13 so ns to mako tho harborer as well as tho owner of sheep-kill-lng dogs responsible for injury to shcop; amending Sections of tha compulsory educa tion law so ns to compel all minors between tho Igcs of 14 nnd 10 who havo no business, lawful occupation or regular employment to attend school by placing them under tho truancy claunoi amending Section 140J by requiring In firmary dlrcotora to glvo notlco of rollef fur nished foreign paupers within nlnoty days nfor said relief is provided: amending Section 0881 so os to prevent the croction of tables, stands or tents by fultlrs on publlo footwnlks or sldo wnlUs constructed by township trustees: nmcndlng Section 2J2j ho us to permit boards of election In cities having registration, to cor rect on election day mistakes mado by regis trars: authorizing tlio appointment of eight ad ditional dlstrlot Inspectors of workshops nnd faclorles. Hills introduced: Prohibiting Jus tices of the pence from holding court In other than tho township In which they wero elooted: reducing tho fees of tax inquisitors from 25 to 19 percent. Columbus, March 9 Smote Tho senate de feated a bill which Is of Interest to tho farmers. It empowered township trustees to sottlo claims lor sheep killed by dogs nnd gavo county com missioners re lowing powor If they consider tho allowance too much. Bills passed: To amend Sections Mil und 2K9 by requiring notices to property n'enei 8 in cities for street Improve ments to i e -ovud ns other summons, on tho owner or ni h pi -e of business: to provide for graduation fiom the common schools of rural sub-districts und apodal districts, and tho admission of such graduates to tho high achools of tho country. Among tho bills Introduced wns ono to to appropriate SS.OOO for tho erection of o monu ment over tho graoof John U. Lloyd, lato of tho Thirteenth O. V. I., who wus lctllod whllo planting tho colors of his regiment on Mission ary Kluge. Thoscnato continued tho appoint ment of Hon. J. I.. Cameron, of MnyavUle, ns a trustco of tho Soldiers' and Sailors' homo at Sandusky. Tlio name of C. E. Ink, of Colum blana county, was sent to tho sonato by tho gov ernor for confirmation as a memlier of tho stato board of pharmacy, for tho term ending In April, 1893, vice G. tt Heckler, of Cuyuhoga county, ro signed. Adjourned. Hovtt Nearly tho entlro forenoon session was consumed In n discussion of Mr. McContca's senate bill permitting ruUrood companies upon consolidation with other companies to lssuo bonds in excess of tho amount of capital stock. Tho bill was Anally passed. Tho following bills wero nlso passed: Amending Sections 6337 and fii bo as to provide that bills must bo perfected In thirty days from timo of making tho Journal entry, In stead of thirty days from closo of tho term; to punish persons found with tlsh In tholr pos session contrary tolaw; increasing tho compen sation of u certain rousto teacher at the blind asylum to 8500 pernnnum: to protect associa tions, unions or worklngmen and persons in their labels, trado marks and forms of advertis ing; to amend Scotlon 3921 so as to allow safoty deposit and trust companies to deposit with Htato treasurer United states and State bonds in lieu of cost: nmcndlng scotlon 6190 ho as to make It compulsory In excoutors to illo his llnnl account within ono year after distribution of cstato; to amend Section 7ST5 by providing that when in capital cases tho Jury la drawn nnd tho caso continued to another term of court a now Jury shall bo drawn. Mr. Davis introduced a bill to establish tho fed eral plan of municipal government in Youngs- lown. iiproviuesiorcicciiouuyiuuTM'opiuoi mo mayor, who appoints four heads of departments public works, law, lire and poilco to act with him on a board of control. Mr. DoWltt's resolu tion authorizing tho ilsh nnd gamo commission to take testimony In cases concornlng tho tax on llsh nets, pending In Ottawa county, was adopted. Adjourned Coi.UMnus, March 10. Senate Tho following bills were Introduced: To kcop Clevoland In the samo class and grado as at present, unless two thirds of council voto to ndranco It, Bills passed To compel railroad companies to block tholr guard rails and frogs with Iron, steel, hard wood or any other device which will make positive boot guards: proildlng that all onkors and men In tho llro department of Cleveland shall havo twelvo hours ou and twelve hours off auty; oxcmptlng persons over 70 years of ago from Jury service; to prohibit tho tapping of tele phone or tolegraph wires to obtiln Information concerning private dispatches. Tno sonato con firmed the appointment of O. E. Ink. of Colum biana lounty, us a member of tho state board of pharmacy, und that of L S. Euko ns a trustco of the state reformatory at Manstlold. Honsr Nearly tho cutlro forenoon wns tikon up in considering three bills of u local charac ter. Tho socullud Dayton "ripper" wua passed in a modified form. It prov des that tho Judge of tho circuit court shall nppolut a bi-partisan tax commission of six members, and this com mission shall appoint a bi-partisan board of citv uHalrs to control the citv. Mr. lllldebrind'ablll topreent tho storing of dvnumltu within llfty rods of any occupied dwelling outsldo of a mu nicipality was passed. Bills passed: To glvo hotter protection to omploves in mills nnd factories and occupants of publlo build inrrs in- nrovldtnt sifer staircases In such buildings: authorizing tho appointment bv tho mayor of each village of a Justice of tho peace, to havo concurrent Jurisdiction ns n po ilco Judgo In cases of nilstlomoanor: requesting tho pissngo by congress of tho Caldwoll and Enochs ship canal bills. Columbus, March 11. Senate Tho govorn r sent the name of II. T. Brown, of Athons, to tho sonato for conllrmatton as a trustee of tho Ohio university, vice A. G. Brown, deoeascd. It was referred to tho commltteo on universities nnd colleges. Tho sonato contlrmed tho ap pointment of William I, Chimbcrlaln, of Sum mit county, us a trusteo of tho Ohio university for tho term ending in May, IW3, and that Of Dan Mllllkin, of Butler county, as a trustee of Miami university. Bills passed: To comrol rail road companies to establish tclephooo or telo graph eommunloulon nlong tho lines of tholr roads in Ohio; to amend Section 690) so os to exempt salmon from the law prohibiting tha catohlng of certain tlsh botwoou September IS nnd March IT: to glvo mayors of municipalities llnal Jurisdiction In potty offenses; to authorise Franklin county to Issue tia,00 In tonus to com plete o brldgo over tho Olcntiugy rlvor. Bills introduced; To nmond Section 4151 by extend ing tho tlmo of nllrg chattel mortgages from ono to llvo years: to provide that when burial p-rnimdM nro nncroaLhed on bv nubllo roads tho township trustees shall remove tho bodies buried therein. Home A M was Introduced which provides for tho encouragement of raisin? sugar boots or other Hugar pluuts and tho manufacture of sugar tn this stato. It provider that thoro shall bo paid out of tho stato troasury a bounty of ono tbird of ono cent per pouud uion each und every pound of sugar produced In this stato from boot orothor sugar-yielding plants: also a bounty of two-thirds of a cent for all sugar produced from beots grown In this stato. In order that a liounty may bo secured, the sugar raised must contain not loss than nlnoty per cent, of orysttnllzed sugar, und the quantity und quality shall bo de termined by the secretary ot-atato. Cor,rjMHU3, Maroh 14 Smite Senator Mo Maken offered n Joint rosolutton in tho Bon ato which, of lur roclting thu groat bunout to be derived from tho Columbian exposition by th people of the United states ana mo groat cost incldont thereto, requests tho members lnoon CTC8S from Ohio to voto for u bill appropriating Jo.OiO (XXI In addition to tho amount already ap propriated to promote tho iutorest of tho expo sition. The resolution wont ovor under tho rules. Bills introduced: ToanthorizoCoshooton county to lssuo jn.000 In bonds to build a-i nrra ory for tho Ohio National Guard ut Coshocton; to authorize Lima to lssuo tlW.OUO tn bonds to cncour.igo manufacturing, if approved by a two thirds voto of tho people Itouti Bills introduced: Amending Seotton OWW, pcrtnlnlns.to punishment of b-ito givers and tnkers so us to Indudo wltnosst s, tho samo having been unlntontlonnllv omitted by ths printer: consolidating tho tlnh nnd guno com mission and tho dalrv aud food commission and prescribing tho regulations for tho salo of puni food: amending Section or tho act provldlug for tho iipiIntmout of tho world's fair commis sion so ns to mevldon salary of 81.000 for tho director general; muklrg available itt.WO for tho usi) of tho commission an 1 authorizing tho commission to contract fora suitable ireraorialt authorising the vlllapo of Neville, Clormont county, to ImhuoJI.OOO In bonds for hihool Im provements: providing for tho transfer by tho county commissioners, townbhln trustees, ham let trustees and citv and village councils, of funds, except in counties having a olty of tn second class, fourth grade.