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C. L. DLUH, Cdttor and Publlibf r. PBRRYSIUJUO. t onio 1 1901 SEPTEMBER. 1901 $ sdk. ok. ma. ra. tbcr. mi. sit. tf I 1 23J 6 7f IT js To TT 72 k 7T f "l5"T6i7 TFT?' 20 21 I I 22 23 24 2526 27 28 I 3o7r7r3 A WEEK'S RECORD All the News of the Post Seven Days Condensed. HOME AND FOREIGN ITEMS News of (ho Industrial Field, Personal and Political Items, Happenings at Homo and Abroad. THE NEWS FROM ALL THE WORLD iioaii:stic. Jack Winters, who robbed the Selby smelting works nt Valejlo, Cal., was sentenced to IS years In prison. A mob at Wndesboro, X. C, lynched Iitikc Hough, n negro, who tried to kill Miss Lena Smith. One hundred persons were injured by the fall of a burning oil tank of the Atlantic Befitting company at Phila delphia. Secretary of State Hay announces that the United States will not inter vene between any of the countries at' variance in South America. Elders and followers of Dowie at tempted to hold a street meeting at ftouin uucago, tint a mop broke tip the exercises and drove away the speakers. Five men working In the water works tunnel under the lake nt Cleveland -were killed by an explosion. The census bureau issued a prelimi nary mortality report, showing n de crease in deaths in the United States of nearly ten per cent, in 1000, as com jiared with 1SS0. A tornndo wrecked the town of An ndrako, Okla., and killed two persons. Charges are made that immigration inspectors in New York have accepted bribes and admitted thousands of aliens fraudulently. W. A. Larncd won the national lawn tennis championship at Newport, 11. I. Sir Thomas Upton arrived in New York on the Teutonic and expressed confidence that the new cup challen ger was n winner. The Mutual Mercantile agency, which wiis founded by Erastus Wi man, failed In New York with liabili ties of 5230,000. President Shaffer, of the Amalga mated association, said that he had well defined plans to bring the grent steel strike to a close. President McKinley hns invited the nations of the world to participate in the exposition to be held nt St. Louis in 1003. Lightning struck a hospital nt Elgin, 111., and shocked five doctors and a nurse cngnged in performing an opera tion on a patient. John J. Ciilllland, former member of the Nebraska legislature, was killed liy footpads at Lincoln, Neb. n. T. Boss, a music teacher, and his wife, 50 years old and penniless, were asphyxiated in San Francisco. Cresceus easily defeated Lord Derby and Charley Herr at BendviUe, Mans., trotting a final quarter in 29 seconds. Capt. Parker, of Admiral Schley's counsel, discovered that records of the signal corps covering the Spanish war were missing from the war depart ment files. Three oarsmen from St. Joseph, Mich., in a 10-foot, boat, drifted help lessly ashore nenr Michigan City, Ind., after a hard fight with the waves. President Tlan Johnson hns started a crusade against rowdy baseball that promises n crisis in American league affairs. A conspiracy was discovered to mur der Bishop Kozlowski, head of the In dependent Catholic church in Chicago. The transport Ingnlls sailed from San Francisco for Manila with more "teachers. A census bulletin shows that New Hampshire has more women than men. Shamrock II. was given its first trial in New York waters with Designer Watson and Sir Thomas Lipton on "board. Leaders in the steel strike began a discussion of arbitration to settle the -trouble. Sam Strong, o millionaire mine own r, was shot dend In n gambling house in Colorado Springs by Grant Crum ley. Sheriff North thwarted the attempt of a mob to lynch a negro nt Asheville, Ala., killing two men und wounding others of the mob. The exchanges nt the lending clear ing houses in the United States during- the seven days ended on the 23d aggregated $l,'i02,122,Gu2, ngalnst $1, 1)32,520,352 the previous week. The Increase compared with" the corre sponding week of last year was 34.7. John Butler, a colored wife murder er, was hanged at Baltimore, Md. J. M, Mercer, convicted of assaulting little glrJ, v.33 hanged at Tampa, Flu. U. M. Itosv, of Little Bock, Ark., was elected president of the American Bar association nt the annual meeting In Denver. Charles W. Nordstrom was hnnged nt Seattle, Wash., for tho murder of Wlllinm Mason niter a legal fight for freedom that lasted nlneyenrs. The attorney general of the United Stages says that newspaper guessing contests requtrlng study nnd calcula tion do not fall under the lnwprohlbit Ing the advertising of lotteries. President Shaffer denies thnt propo sitions for n settlement of the strike have been mnde or arc In contempla tion, but It develops that, powerful ngencles, including the Civic Federa tion, arc working for pence. Dun's Bevicw of Trade says the vol ume of trade is well sustained despite labor troubles and other drawbacks. Mont 'Cnrtrlght, aged 18, shot his wife, aged 15, at. Palmyra, Wis., and then shot himself. Domestic trouble was the cnuse. A corset snved the life of Mrs. Cartrlght. In a railway wreck nenr Atlanta, On., one man wns killed and 17 persons injured, three probably fatally. Tito piano factory of Story & Clark hns been removed to Grand llnvcn, Mich., because of n. strike in Chicago. Sam Farrow, a negro, shot and killed his wife, his father-in-law nnd mother-in-lnw near Dawkins, S. C. Judge Kohlsant issued an order enjoining strikers front plnclng pick ets nt the Allis-Cltnlmers plant in Chicago, or from interfering with the business or operation of the com pany in any manner. Blnkc Logan nnd his two sons and two Wilson brothers were killed by West Mays nnd George Golden near Williamsburg, Ky. Trouble over n woman was the cause. The battleship Illinois will be ready to go into commission on Sep tember 10. For the first time in the history of Alabama n grand jury at Montgom ery indicted ten white men for lynch ing n negro. South Chicago steel workers failed t.o attend n meeting of labor unions ar ranged in a Inst "effort to induce the men to quit work. United States District Attorney Ev ans dropped dead at his home in Min neapolis from heart disease. The Home Savings & Trust, company, with hend offices in Des Moines, la., has suspended. The Sandy-Valley Banking company nt Malvern, O., has made an assign ment. A special train on the Pennsylvania railroad covered the distance of 355 miles from Pittsburg to Philadelphia In seven hours nnd five minutes. Talk of a settlement of the steel strike continues In spite of the denials by the officials "of the United States Steel corporation and the Amalgama ted association. Henry Noles, a negro who assaulted and murdered Mrs. Charles Williams, wife of a prominent farmer near Win chester, Tenn., was burned at the stake by a mob. A bridge collapsed at Mauch Chunk, Pa., and Jesse Struthers, a prominent citizen of Mauch Chunk, and three boys were drowned. Ilurglars robbed a bank at Peters burg, Ind., of ?240, but overlooked $17, 000 in the safe. Schlatter, the "divine healer," wns sent to the workhouse in New York for three months for drunkenness. A railway engine plunged into a can ning factory nt Janesville, Wis., caus ing n loss of S100.000. Government ofilcials at Nogales, Arl., were arrested for smuggling Chinese from Mexico into the United States. A tornado nt Jersey City, X. J wrecked a theater and two churches nnd damaged 200 houses. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. Virginia republicans in convention nt Bonnoke nominated J. Hnmpton Hoge, of itoanoke, for governor. Iowa democrats in state convention at Des Moines rcntlirmed the Kansas City platform and nominated T. J. Phillips, of Ottumwa, for governor. Pennsylvania republicans in state convention nt Hnrrisburg nominated William P. Potter, of Pittsburg, for supreme court judge and denounced yellow journalism. Isaac W. Van Shnick died nt Balti more, Md., aged S-t years. He repre sented the Milwaukee (Wis.) district in the Forty-ninth and Fifty-first con gresses. John P. Lyon, who claimed to have been the youngest soldier in the union army during the civil war, died in St. Paul, aged 50 years. H. II. Aplin has been nominated by republicans of the Michigan Tenth district- to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Congressman II. O. Crump. Iowa middle-of-the-road populists have nominated a state ticket headed by L. II. Weller, of Nashua, for gov ernor. Mrs. Mnry flank died In Fort Wayne, Ind. She would have been 101 years old in three days. William Humphrey, a veteran of the Crimean war, one of the "Noble COO" of Bulaklava, died nt Santa Itosn, Cal., aged 77 years. FOIirciCSN. The celebrated Swedish poet and composer, Gttnnar Wennerberg, died In Stockholm, aged 6-1 years. Hritish Consul Wyndham, in a report to his government, deelnred the Unit ed Stntes would soon produce all the beet sugar It needed. British troops captured n Boer con voy, securing 18 prisoners nnd a large quuntity of nmmuifition. The French nmbuKsador Rent an ul timatum to the Sultan thnt lie would leave Constantinople tuilens satisfac tion wns given for French griev ances. Holbten, who tried to swim across the English chasnel, collapsed after being In the water IS hours, mid near ly drowned. A report on schools In the Philippines shows that the natives arc eager to learn nnd make encouraging progress. Forest fires partially destroyed 187 towns in Itussia, t-te loss being esti mated at 10,000,000. It Is estimated thnt the Puget Sound salmon pnek for the present season will be 1,200,000 cases, valued nt $5, 400,000. More soldiers are to be assigned to duty nt Manila, which Is now garri soned by less than 1,000 troops. Guard duty is too heavy for the small forcr. Lord Kitchener reports thnt tho Boers are showing great activity in Cape Colony. Uencwcd efforts are to be made in London to include Mrs. Mnybrick among the subjects of royal clemency after the coronation of King Edward. Turkey hns yielded to the French de mands for recognition of rights claimed by the Qunyk company at Con stantinople. It is mid that the Danish Wcstlndlcs will be disposed of to the United States during tb's year. MINOR NEWS ITEMS. Oil hns been discovered near Evans ton, Wyo., in the Bocky mountains. The Austro-Hnngnrinn bank is to re place its paper circulation with gold. New experiments nre to be made at Havana wltl't mosquitoes to test the ef ficacy of yellow fever cures. A college of heraldry In America has been incorporated at Albany, N. Y., to make genealogical researches. Coal exportntions of the United Stntes have doubled since 1S97 nnd nearly trebled during the last decade. The quota of teachers for service in the Philippines has been completed, but the applications for the places con tinue. George Kcnnnn, who wns expelled from Kussia, returned to Boston. He scores Bussla's treatment of the Finns. Handling of iron ore from the mine to the mill has been made almost au tomatic in a new plant at Port Oram, N. J. Myron Waters, the man who drilled the first oil well after the discovery of petroleum by Col. Drake, died in War ren, Pa., aged S4 years. Workers in the cause of temperance say tea is wielding a powerful influ cmceln checking the drink habit among women in Great Britain. Bev. Joseph K. Dixon, formerly one of the most prominent Baptist preach ers in Boston, is now engaged in ex tolling the merits of a nerve tonic. , A monument to commemorate the fifty-fifth anniversary of the peaceful annexation of New Mexico to the Unit ed States was unveiled at Santa Fe. The government has ordered the de portation' of the Eskimo village at the Buffalo exposition becnuseof attempts of one of the nntives to kill spectators. Hon. D. H. Mortly, famous as the writer of the Ohio constitution of 1852, died in MeConnellsville, O. There is now but one member of that conven tion living. An old house has been uncovered in Lisbon which dates from the great earthquake of 1755. It is thought that a whole street of buried houses lies in a line with the one discovered. The grandnephew of a polish patriot who fought for the union during the civil war clnims nearly $2,000,000 from the government, being 5400,000 depos ited in the treasury by his granduncle, with accumulated interest. LATER. It Is semi-ofilclally announced that the directors of the Union Pacific Bailroad Co. have outlined plans which will call for the expenditure of $40,000,000 on the Southern and Cen tral Pacific systems. This will be chiefly for improvements in order to put the roads in perfect physical con dition. The American Tin Plate Co. has of ficially denied that there are any ne gotiations on foot looking to a set tlement of the strike. The state ment is also authorized that mills put into operation during the strike will be continued non-union, and" all men going to work now will be retained in their positions. A strike in the Big Four coal mines at Pittsburg, Kan., is expected nt the end of tile present week. Nearly 2, 000 men will be affected. llecognl tion of the 'Miners' union is the point nt issue and the operators have flatly refused to agree to it. All the female members of the Bookbinders' union employed by tihe W. B. Conkey Co., at Hammond, Intl., numbering about 250, have struck be cause their oillcers, who had been dis charged, were not reinstated. Storms of wind nnd rain have swept over the United Kingdom, injuring the crops. Snow fell at Birmingham. Advices from Nome, Alaska, tell of a murderous attack made by an armed mob of 70 masked men nt Gla cier Creek, the outcome of litigation over milling clnims. One man was probably fatally wounded. The oc cupants of the camp were forced to leave. The torpedo boat destroyer Bain brldge -wns. launched on the 27th nt Ncafie & Levy's shipyard in Philadel phia. The little 'war vessel was christened by Miss Louise Bnlnbridge Hoff, daughter of Capt. Bainbrldge Hoff and granddaughter of Commo dore Bainbridge. Stagnation in the shipping business nt New York is the existing condition ns shipping is demoralized nnd ship owners find themselves unable to ob tain business at any rate. Tho deartli of merchandise is not conSned to any one department. It is quite general, including manufactured products as well as grain and provisions. An old man named Paddy Kearna died on the 20th at Tiuirytown. N. Y., literally of starvation and neglect. In the house in which lie had lived alone for more than 50 years, bank books showing deposits of $7,000 were found. The old mail is believed to hnvo had a considerable amount of ready money and some jewelry hid TRADE TIDE TURNS. Cvery Indication Scents to Point to Knlni-KCil lln-lneim nt Ilct- trr Price. New York, Aug. 24. Bradstreet's says: "Evidence multiplies thnt tho tide of trade has turned, nnd thnt It Is now petting strongly In the direction of nn enlarged business nt steady or higher prices. Crop Improvement, particularly In the central west nnd tho Mississippi valley, hns been the mainspring of tho more cheerful tone of ndvlces nnd enlarged fnll trade opera tions nt such cities ns Chlcngo, St. Louis and Kansas City. Even from the so-called drought-stricken corn belt some ndvlces of n quite satisfactory business, In some Instnnces reports being of n Inrger Jobbing trade thnn In tho corresponding period a yenr ngo. "Prices, except for some Irrogulnrlty In tho cereals, have been generally quite stondy. Wheat wns weak early on In creased supplies afloat, enlnrged receipts nt the northwest nnd technical mnrket conditions favoring n decline, but strength ened Inter on continued poor crop reports from abroad, fairly largo clearances, al though not equal to Inst week nnd general care In present or better prices being mnln tnlned. Corn has sympathized largely with wheat, though weakening on Its own account on better crop ndvlces from the stntes enst of the Mississippi, where timely rains hnve fallen. Net chnnges for the week nre slight. Some hog products, par ticularly lnrd, have sympathized with the strength of corn." n. G. Dun & Co., In their Weekly Iteview of Trade, sny: "Though there are some drawbacks, notably the labor troubles In the Iron nnd steel Industry, business is of wcll-sustnlned volume, to which fact payments through tho country's clearing houses, railroad earnings nnd the strength of prices of staple and partly manufactured merchan dise offer ample testimony. The Amnl gamatcd Association of Iron, Steel nnd Tin Plate Workers succeeded in enlisting the sympathy of other workmen with the re sult that the output of merchant bar nnd wire rods Is curtailed to tho extent of about 40,000 tons monthly. Beyond this de fection, wage earners In allied branches of the steel Industry have refused to brenk their contracts. Mnny Idle mills resumed during the past week, nnd even In the tin plnte region there Is n moderate output. Plates have begun to arrive from abroad, and prices In the London market sharply ndvnnced. Hoop and sheet mills Increase production dally, and there Is no loss In me ran division, but some anxiety Is felt regarding supplies of cotton ties ns the picking season has begun In many states. Decreased consumption tends to weaken pig Iron, and tin Is similarly affected. "Failures for the week number M In tho United States, ngalnst 171 Inst year, nnd - In Canada, against 3 last year." NERVE UTTERLY FAILED. Sheriff nt Seattle Obliged to Strnp Murderer to Hoard to llnnir IIIui. Seattle, Wash., Aug. 24. Chares W. Nordstrom was hanged Friday morn ing for the murder, November 27, 1S91, of William Mason. Nordstrom had fought for his life in the courts and for nine years staved off execution. From early morning the condemned man seem to fully realize his position, and while ministers and members of the Salvation Army prayed with him he wept continually. Shortly after 9:30 Nordstrom was brought from the room in which he had been, just ad joining the execution room. It re quired the assistance of four men to keep him on his feet. When he was taken into the presence of the scnffold he broke down entirely, crying in a childish voice, and praying that his life be spared to him. He collapsed entire ly and fell to the floor. Efforts to raise him and keep him on his feet were fruitless nnd at last Sher iff Cudlhee ordered that a board be brought. To this Nordstrom was tied. While being fastened to the board Nordstrom continued to cry in a loud voice. Several times he seemed to speak, but his words were unintelligi ble. The six men who had held him raised his body on the board and with great effort succeeded in getting him onto the fatal trap. Here he wns stood upright, four men standing on the four sides of the trap and holdlnghim. In less than two seconds after the con demned man was in place the trap -was; sprung and Nordstrom paid the penal ty of his crime. The trap was sprung nt 0:49 nnd Nordstrom was pronounced dead at 10:02. THE CHINESE PROTOCOL. Delay In Signing; Cnurn Some tin- eualnei- LI Ilnntc Cliani; In Dlufnvor. Peking, Aug. 24. The delay of the Chinese plenipotentiaries in signing the protocol is causing some uneasi ness in the foreign community here, al though the ministers of the powers do not think that the Chinese intend to defy the powers by ultimately refusing to sign. Indeed, they believe China is anxious to wind up the negotiations speedily. Decrees reciting the punish ments nnd suspending the examina tions will be issued before the Chinese signatures are affixed. Prince Ching, nt the request of the empress dowager, telegraphed to her verbatim the re strictions as to the importation of arms. LI Hung Chang, having prnctl cnlly conducted all the active negotia tions, has retired into the background, leaving to Prince Ching the responsi bility of consummating the work. Earl LI finds himself in the same precarious position that he occupied at the close of the negotiations following the war with Japan. The native press is unan imous In violently denouncing him for what is called his surrender to the for eigners, and a number of officials have petitioned the emperor to punish him for betraying his country. The Currency Movement, New York, Aug. 21. The banks transferred $500,000 by telegraph to Chicago through the subtreasury Fil day. The officials estimate that the total out-of-town currency movement to Chlcngo nnd New Orleans Is live times ns great as It was nt this date ast year. LmiK Content Settled. Sioux City, Iowa, Aug. 24. What is said to bo the longest legislates contest in Iowa's history ended Friday nt Silbey m the nomination of B. F. Itobinson for representative an the 2,721st ballot. STORM'S WILD WORE. Wind nnd Flood Cnimc Oront n-mnpro to Property In New .Tcracy nnd I'enimylvniiln, New York, Aug. 20. The country from nbove Tarry town to the center of New Jersey and from eastern Con necticut to Mauch Chunk, Pa., was del uged with n cloudburst whipped with high winds and cut nnd torn with rush ing rivers nntl cataracts of water from leaden clouds which obscured the whole sky. The rain fell in torrents, with only two brief intervnls when the clouds seemed to pause to refresh themselves. Every street enr and railroad line in this whole district was hampered, and In some places traffic was entirely sus pended for the night. Thousands of dollars of damage was done to property. Tree's and buildings In Jersey City nnd Hoboken were blown down. Houses were undermined by water, nnd only remarkable good fortune" prevented grent loss of life. New York city escaped the worst of the storm. Across on the Jersey shore the high wind swept down the bay, snatching all the vessels except the big ocean liners from their moorings. In Jersey City the steeple of St. Mary's Tinman Cntholicchurch crashed through the roof of the building. The Bijou theater was partly wrecked nnd a panic wns caused by the report that several lions caged there had escaped. Two other churches and the Union League club suffered damage. Hoboken felt the full force of the windstorm. The Hotel Washington was unroofed nnd the Hamburg-American engine house chimney blown iViwn. Fifty or more huge trees in the parks were uprooted. Near Union 11:11. under the palisades, a house wa demolished by the cat aract nnd the family narrowly escaped with their lives. Philadelphia, Aug. 20. Beports re ceived in this city state that the heavy rains which have fallen almost inces santly during the last week through out the state have resulted In the most disastrous flood experienced in mnny years. At Mauch Chunk the storm was attended by four fatalities, flesse Struthers, of Mauch Chunk, and three boys, named McClaffery, McGlnley and Johnson, were standing on a bridge spanning Mauch Chunk creek when the supports collapsed and the four were precipitated into the water nnd drowned. The stream had become a raging torrent by the bursting of n dam a half mile above the borough line. The Mauch Chunk creek is 15 feet above its normal mark, and the towns In Carbon county along Its course have suffered much dnmage. Bridge!-, cul verts and nrches are destroyed and the loss to the hnrough and to the prop erty holders will be many thousands of dollars. Business is nt a standstill. At Wilkesbarre a landslide occurred along the Lehigh Valley railroad at the eastern approach of the Vosburg tun nel and traffic was suspended for sev eral hours. A washout on the Sun bury branch of the Pennsylvania rail road delayed traffic several hours. In Slinmnkln, Tamaqua.PIttston and other mining towns many collieries have been flooded and work has been suspended. WILL HAVE MORE TROOPS. Mnnlln Xniv (iniinlril hy I,e- Thnn n Tlinuinnil Soldier nnd Num ber Will He InercnHed. Manila, Aug. 20. In the city of Manila there nre now less thnn 1,000 effective soldiers, nnd it has been de cided to Increase this number by four companies of infantry. The official reason for the Increase is that the guard duty Is too heavy for the present force. As a matter of fact, however, there Is n feeling that, though there is no nppnrent prospect of trouble, nevertheless in the event of nn uprising in the fu ture such as is always possible among the Mnlays, it would be be'tter to have n sulllcient body of troops available for such an emergency. Gen. Chnffee says he considers the city of Manila to be perfectly orderly and he can see no prospect of an uprising. Manila, Aug. 20. Word has been re ceived that the insurgent Col. Loreel, with 17 oilicers and 13 men, surren dered to Cnpt. Brown, of the Fourth infantry, at Talisay. The surrender of numerous other smaller contingents last week brings the total to more than 100. FAVORS NEGRO BURNING. A TexiiH .Indue Snyx lie Cannot Con demn the Aetloim of u Moll nt "Wlilteboro. Dallas, Tex., Aug. 20. Judge Bow. er, in pausing sentence on Nason Da vis for insulting a white woman, told the prisoner lie wns fortunate in not meeting a similar. fate to thnt meted to Abe Wlldner n few nights apo near Whltesboro. Judge Bower said: "I am not prepared to say but that Jus tice was carried out In the burning at the stake of Wlldner. The crime toward which you are tending, as shown by your actions, Is one which, In the unwritten law of this country, Is punishable either by hanging or burning your punishment should bo 100 lashes on your bare back. You aro lined $100. I wish It were In my power to tltic you $300." Mont "Ilcaiitifiit "Woman. Birmingham, Aki., Aug. 20. A pri vate telegrum from Charlottesville, Vu., announces the death of Miss Maude Coleman Woods in that city. Miss Woods was pronounced the most beautiful woman In America by a committee from the Pan-American exposition and her profile ndortis nil of tho medals Issued by the board of awards. One of the Six Hundred. Santti Itosa, Oil., Aug. 20. William Humphrey, n veteran of the Crimean war, one of the "Noble COO" of Baluk lava, died here, aged 77 ycurn. UNEARTH CONSPIRACY; Trenanry Ofllclnl- niacnrrr Pint nt." SVoicnlcx, Arlronn, for Admit-. "tnnee of Chlncac. " Washington, Aug. 20. Probably the most Important nrrcsts ever mnde fn, connection with the smuggling of Chi nese across the Mexican border Into the United States were made Friday In Arizona when William M. Hoey, col lector of customs nt Nogales; B. F.. Jossey, nn Immigrant Inspector; Frank How, n Chlnninan living in Nogales, and another Chinaman living at Clifton, Mexico, just across the bor der from Nogales, were taken into cus tody by special agents of the treasury and secret service operatives. Other arrests are expected to follow wlthlni n da j- or two. It Is stated that with two or three- '' exceptions the whole customs and Im migration administrations at Nogales. ore involved. Some time ngo nn of ficial of the treasury department hav ing Nogales as his headquarters wrote the department that he had reason to believe the official force nt that point wns corrupt, and that Chinese in large numbers were being smuggled across the border for n consideration. A se cret, service operative was sent there at once and plans laid to secure evi dence against the persons under sus picion. Several Chinamen were furnished with money nnd sent on to buy their way through the official cordon. This, wns accomplished without difficulty, the price demanded being from $50 to $200. The secret service men also ar ranged with one or two employes whose honesty hr.d been tested to go into the collector's office nt a certain time and demand a share of the money beng received from Chinamen and to be admitted tnto the combination, so that they might get their share of the proceeds of future deals. This was re- luctantly agreed to and considerable sums of money were handed over In the presence and full hearing of a se cret service man who had previously secreted himself In a near-by ofilce closet. The ofilcials soon found that Chinamen who presented n certificate marked with the letter A were allowed to proceed without question, while those having certificates that did not bear this cabalistic mnrk were turned back without ceremony. Later on it was devejoped that the letter A on a certlflcate'indlcatod that the amount demanded had been paid. Several Chinamen were sent through with the requisite A mark on their cer tificates made by one of the secret service men. The utmost care and se crecy was maintained from the first to secure positive proof against each man under suspicion. A special United Stntes attorney will be detailed to prosecute the persons arrested. Hoey was appointed collector about a jenr and a half ngo. The number of Chinamen who have bought their way into the United Stntes through the connivance of the Nogales ofilcials is ndt known, but it is believed to be large. A special agent has been ordered to Nogales to take charge of the otlice if he finds It nec essary. JUMPED THE RAILS. An Endue on the .Vorthwextern Ilnnit I'lnngpn ThroitKli nnd Wreck WIicoiikIii Factory. Janesville, Wis., Aug. 20. A North western road engine nnd box car plunged .through the Janesville can ning factory. The building was of brick, just finished at a cost of $1S0, 000. It is now in ruins. The engine struck the big water tank nnd it fell' lengthwise of the building and crush ed it. Thirty million tin cans were smashed, and all the costly special", machinery, engine nnd boilers were crushed. The loss will reach $100,000. The plant was just finished and was to be ready for work Monday. The. engineer and fireman left the engine nnd car on a grade 100 yards from the building and went to see where to put the car. The engine nnd car started down the grade, jumped the track, and went through one end of the building. There will be no can ning this season. BOERS WILL FIGHT. Gen. Delnrcy Saj-n They Will Con tinue the StruKKU Shnrp Sklr mlxhliiK In Cniic Colony. Loudon, Aug. 26. The war office has-, received the following dispatch from Lord Kitchener, dated at Pretoria: "Delarey has Issued a counter proclama tion warning all Boers against my latest proclamation, and declaring that they will, continue tho struggle." ' London, Aug. 20. South African, dispatches show that the Boers con tinue active in Cupe Colony. Sharp, skirmishing has occurred near Union dale, only a day's ride from the sea, while Commandant Sehepper's com maudo is threatening the important town of Oudtschoern, 30 miles from the Iiuiitin ocean. In Brussels it is ussertcd that Com mandant General Botha has ordered' the Boer commanders in future to re tain all captured British us hostages in ease Lord Kitchener carries out tho threats of his lutest proclama tion. l"u It to Swim Channel. London. Alltr. 2G. On tin- nnnlvnr. snry of Cunt. Webb's swim from nnwi. to Calais, France, the ouee-fumMis cyclist, Mr. Holbein, left Dover for Cnpo Grls-Nez, whence hu planned to attempt to swim buck to Dover. He abandoned the effort, however, after two hours in the water on account, of the rough sea. , IJrive Itlncku Out. . Stroud, O. T., Aug. 20. A mob of Stroud citizens was organized for the purpose of ridding the town of lta negro population and drove all the. blacks out of the place. ' J'l J J A I den around the house.