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U. L. CLUB, Editor and Publisher,
Conic From Jinny Tni'ts
oi (ho World.
Iitfornintlnn or Itrcpnl l;ito Collected
In Vnrlou Viy nul I'mnlonioil
fur llio Convenience of
Our Ilimy lloudorj.
At Iron Mountain, Mich., two min
ers, .John Lnng nnil John Meyers,
were killed by the explosion of n box
f (lynmnite nt the seventh level of
tin lluinllton-Chnpin mine. The men
were suffocated by the smoke that
followed the explosion.
More than a seore of men huve
been arrested for inflicting severe in
juries on nt least, half a dozen men
in a fierce tight at Whiting, Ind., the
trouble being an outgrowth of a fac
tional quarrel between members of
the Slavic races, laborers for the
Standard Oil Co. The riot was the
culmination of a series of battles, in
several of which serious injuries were
Joseph Pulitzer has provided $1,
000,000 to establish a school of jour
nalism at. Columbia university, New
York City. A new building for the
tchool will be erected on Morning
Mde Heights nt a cost of $300,000 for
the school, which will hold toward
the univer.Mty a relation similar to
Hint of the other professional
Harry II. Tarbett, a brakeman, was
Wiled and two other railroad men
injured in a collision of freight
trains on the Pennsylvania railroad
at Radnor, Pa. About 20 cars were
-wrecked and their freight strewn
over the tracks.
A '.i-yenr-old boy who gives his name
as Percy liigelow and who says his
tnther Is a wealthy resident of Fort
"Wayne, Ind., was found by the police
of Chicago in a famished condition in
a box car in the Wabash freight
yards. He said he had been seized by
tva tramps while playing in front of
his home, thrown into the .car and
kept a prisoner.
Reginald C. Vanderbllt, who has
just returned from a European trip
with his bride, paid $8,000 in duty to
the collector of the port of Boston.
This is. Hie largest collection ever
made from a returned tourist at that
port. It is said the examiners check
ed up Mr. Vanderbilt's declaration
item by item, requiring o hours to
go through 40 trunks which the
couple brought in.
The Hale Johnson monument will
be unveiled at Newton, 111., with ap
propriate exercises on August 21, the
anniversary of Mr. Johnson's 'birth.
The monument has been erected by
the prohibitionists of the United
States. Mr. Johnson was chnirman
of the prohibition commit lee and na
tional committeeman at the time of
his assassination, election day Inst
year. He was the vice presidential
candidate on the prohibition ticket in
The business portion of the town
of Amberg, Wis., wos wiped out by
tire the other night, which is sup
posed to have been incendiary. The
loss is about $50,000, half covered by
Fishing vessels returning from the
Grand Hanks report thnt the fisheries
there arc n complete failure. Owing
to the scarcity of bait over 250 ves
sels are now in Newfoundland
watcrsr-lt is estimated thnt the totnl
catch of the cod fisheries of North
America for the present season will
Tie the smallest in twenty years.
A rear-end collision occurred on
the Nickel Tlate road near Irving, N.
Y. An unknown man who was steal
ing a lttle was burned to denth in
gasoline from a wrecked tank car.
Several cars of the train were de
bt reyed by fire.
The first international congress of
wireless telegrapTiy, which met at
Berlin, has adjourned after resolving
to keep its proceedings secret foV the
present and to publish them later. It
is. learned, however, that the majority
reached an agreement regarding the
principles of the control of interna
tional communication by wireless
telegraphy. '
George W. Gonzer, of Kokomo, Ind.,
former deputy secretary of state,
committed suicide at Indianapolis by
plunging beneath a cut of Rig Fonr
cars. He first slashed his throat with
n razor. Worry over financial em
barrassments caused the net.
Three hundred Achincse were.killed
In a recent battle with the Dutch
troops nt the village of Poelotengah,
In the island of Sumatra. The Dutch
lost an ofliccr and six men killed and
n officer and 50 men wounded. They
captured Hie village.
The brakes on a coal train on the
Central railroad of New Jersey fail
ed to hold on the steep mountain
grade near Ashley, Pa., and u big
wreck was the result.
At the request of the secretary of
the interior the department of jus
tice has iiudcrakeu to investigate
the charges of Innd frauds in Indian
Territory and especially the question
as to the propriety of goivrnment
ifllelals holding positions in connec
tion with land companies operating
an the territory
Advices received from Sheridan,
Wyo,, say that lioone Potter, wanted
for the murder of Deputy Sheriff
Hiinuel mid Deputy Browno, of Wu
'taiiga county, X. (5., has broken jail.
Jfc was a moonshiner fn North Caro
lina and upon being surprised by the
ofllcens opened fire with terrible ef
fect. In a circular Issued by tlie Boston
police giving a description of Wlllnrd
U. Allen, absconding treasurer of the
Preachers' Aid society of the New
England Methodist conference, the
.Amount .of the embezzlement is given
ns $110,000, n figure considerably Jit
excess of former estimates.
The pope has given $20,000 for dis
tribution among the poor of Home.
Bryant, the D-yeur-oId son of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Becgle, of Detroit,
was killed nenr Buffalo, N. Y., in a
collision between a trolley car and a
baggage wagon.
Charles M. Schwab flatly contra
dicts the snteiuoiit that he is organ
izing a combination of tailors In the
United States.
A passenger train was derailed be
tween Hothenklrehcn and Obcr-Kri-nltz,
Saxony. Three persons were
killed and -10 were injured.
As the result of a quu'rrel William
Brlnkley, a negro, shot and killed
James Coyle, a wlilteinan, at Oer
mautown, Pa. Tl v. murderer is un
der arrest.
W. L. Pelt it, for ninny years as
sistant cashier of the First Natlonnl
bank, of Fort Wayne, Ind., shot him
self in the hend, dying instantly.
Continued ill health is believed to
have been the cause. lie was Gi
years old.
A strike of stone cutters of Alle
gheny county, Pa., has been inaugur
ated for nn increase in wages of ten
cents nn hour. The men hnve been
receiving 50 cents an hour and de
mand (10 cents. Over 500 men are
idle. Much work is tied up and about
13,000 member of other occupations
will be affected.
Many shots were fired in n battle
on the roof of a residence in West
Forty-seventh street, New York City,
between six detectives and a man
who is declared by the police to be a
desperate western crook who is be
lieved to have committed several
burglaries in'the vicinity. The al
leged burglar was wounded in the leg
and surrendered after throwing away
two revolvers.
By order of Acting Secretary of the
Xavy Darling, the contracts with the
Crescent Shipbuilding Co., of Eliza
beth, N. J., for the construction of
the cruiser Chattancnga and the tor
pedo ljoafs Nicholson and O'Rrien
huve been cancelled. .Navy depart
ment, agents have been instructed to
take charge of these vessels, which
have been launched, and they will he
completed at a government yard.
Postmaster General Payne recent
ly received a cablegram from
Charles J. Gliddon, who is making an
automobile tour "of Europe, saying
that he covered 0,590 miles and that
he had crossed the arctic circle in his
machine. He also stated that he had
deposited with the Swedisli govern
ment an American ilng which he had
carried across the arctic circle.
The Standard Oil Co. has declared
a dividend of $5 per share, payable
September 15. This is $2 less thnn
was paid in June last, but the same
as was declared for the same period
last year.
James llowden, rged 33 years, who
was injured in the recent nccident'
nt the baseball park in Philadelphia,
is dead, making the eleventh victim.
Henry Lehr, president of the de
funct national bank of Doylestown,
Pa which failed recently, has with
drawn as a candidate for judge on the
republican ticket.
The first, of a series of expeditions
organized by the California Academy
of Sciences which left San Francisco
in April to explore the islands off the
Pacific coast, has just returned after
a voyage extending over 4,000 miles.
About 1,000 specimens of birds were
secured, together witn many valuable
botanical specimens.
George R. Creighton, 29 years old,
has been arrested at New York City,
charged with forgeries reaching $12,
000. Creighton has been employed
by Townsend & Wnndell as a law
clerk, having been with Hint firm
since lie wns 14 years old, and has
always Jhecn thoroughly trusted
Crazed by reason of inability to
sleep Alexander Spiro, 26 years old,
one of the best known Hebrew attor
eys practicing at the Pittsburg bar,
committed suicide nt the home of his
parents by hanging himself to the
bedpost with n necktie.
Wilson Llppineott, known as the
heaviest man in the state, is dead at
Bristol, Pa., of heart disease. He
was 5S years old, wns extremely
proud of the fact that he gained 100
pounds in weight during the Inst
year, and a few days before his death
tipped Hie scales at 544 pounds. He
was in good health up to the minute
of liis death.
The latest trust proposition is to
consolidate all the Chinese interests
in this country. It is called the Chi
nee Empire Reform society and the
plan is to have stores in every city
of importance in the United States.
Restaurants will also be managed by
the trust and it is proposed that it
shall also conduct laundries. It is
likely that an American manager will
be employed to get the thing started
Each- day working ten hours in n
Chicago department store at $0 n
week and each night personating a
uniformed policeman Peter Hadtler
sought by highway robbery to secure
enough money to support his family.
Such was the confession made by him
after he had been arrested on n
charge of holding up Richard
Fourteen strikers were killed nnd
100 wounded in a military onslaught
wiheh occurred in the vicinity of
Kieilj Russia.
The blowing out of the controller
on u crowded street ear at Ilufi'nlo,
N. Y., mid a fire which followed
leaused u panic among the passen
gers, -j en oi inein were injured, lour
At Colorado Springs, Col., 'more
than 50 people, the majority of whom
are tourists in that city and Manltoit
from nil parts of the country, have
been poisoned from eating Ice cream
made by the local dealers from it con
signment of cream received frpm one
of the largest creamericK in the
state, situated nenr Denver.
The German government, under the
impulse of the emperor, Is deter
mined to ask Hie reichstag for an in
crease In Hie permanent military es
tablishment, by ubout 39,000 men, to
be organized into two army corps,
thus raising the standing nrmy to
ubout C47.000 officers and men. The
Increased annual charge Js estimated
at $9,000,000,
San Francisco Honors the Grand
Army of the Republic.
Fine 1'nrndo or military unit Civic Or-
Cnillzutloiut llliiclc linn No Opi'o-
Mtlon for Coiuinntidor-lii-
Clilcf-3cii. Mile .liny lio
CIiomcii In 11)01.
San Francisco, Aug. 19. Seldom
has a finer parade been witnessed in
San Francisco than that which yes
terday did honor -to the Grand Army
of the Republic. The veterans were
not in line, their procession being
scheduled for today, but ninny allied
organizations participated, chief
among these being the naval reserves,
the vetertyis of the Spanish-American
war and the national guard of Cali
fornia. The regular army wns well
represented. The order of Red Men,
which was largely represented, added
n picturesque feature to the display.
The Gcr.man societies of the city, in
cluding amateur athletes and children
from the various turner schools,
made a splendid spectacle as also did
the League of Red Cross cadets.
Gens. Miles and Shaffer wore great
ed with cheers along the line of
Commander In Chief G. A, R.
During the day reunions of the
Ladies of the Grand Army, the Wom
en's Relief Corps, the Union ex
Prisoners of War, and Berdan's
sharpshooters were held, all being
well attended.
Last night Mechanics' pavilion was
crowded to the doors by Grand Army
men, their wives and friends, the oc
casion being a formal reception to
Gen. Stewart, commander-in-chief.
The Spanish-Aniericnn veterans'
met in a social way and open house
was kept by the departments of Illi
nois, Missouri and Olno at the Palace
hotel. i
The city was brilliantly illumin
ated. All opposition to Gen. Black, for
commander-in-chief, has vanished
with the announcement by Lieut.
Gen. Nelson A. Miles that he will not
oppose Gen. Black and his election by
acclninntion is expected. The same
compliment for Gen. Miles in 1904 is
A Youns White Girl I" Itewcucd from
Iter Captor, but Not Until One of u
I'ONSO It Killed.
Fort Smith, Ark., Aug. 19. The
kidnapping of a young white girl and
the killing of one of a posse that
tried to rescue her are the crimes
charged against a party of eight
negroes fortified on Bruee's island,
10 miles west of this city. It is fear
ed their capture will lend to a bloody
encounter. The negroes ure said to
be well armed. A few days ago two
farmers, living near Wilson's Rock,
landed on Bruee's island in search of
plums nnd accidentally ran into a
camp in which there were two negro
men and a white girl about 12 years
They made some inquiries ibout
the girl nnd the negroes said she
was the dnughter of a white man
who was traveling wiln them and who
hnd gone to Fort Smith for provis
ions. The negroes would not let the
girl take part in the conversation nnd
this aroused suspicion. A watch was
kept on the negroes for two days, but
no white man appeared. Monday af
ternoon a party of fnrmes decided
to investigate the ease and as they
nearcd the Island were fired on by
the negroes, and one of the party,
Roland by name, was killed.
A sharp fight was kept up for some
time, during which the girl escaped
from the negroes and ran to the
white men. She was so excited thnt
she could not give any intelligent ac
count of herself. She said, however,
that her father was not traveling
with the negroes, but that she had
been stolen from her home near Fort
Smith, I. T. 'She has been taken to
Roland, the dend man, was a com
paratively stranger nt Wilson's Rock.
Bruee's island Is in the center of the
Arknnsas river, contains about 25
acres and is'densely covered with tim
ber and thick underbrush.
A murder on u Furiu.
Utica, N. Y., Aug. 19. Herbert
Moon, a Utica boy, 13 years old, shot
nnd killed Lucien Drew, aged 22, of
Ithaca, Mich., on a farm near this
city yesterday. The boy and man
had been quarrelling and the latter
had severely choked- young Moon.
During' the quarrel the boy broke
nwny and got a rifle with which ho
Bhot Drew.
A KmiNiitlonul Incident.
London, Aug. 19. The Daily Mail's
correspondent nt St. Petersburg do.
scribes a sensational Incident which
occurred during the Kiel! strikes. On
one occasion, lie says, when the
troops were ordered by the governor
to fire on the strikers, a young cap
tain stepped In front of his company
nnd forbade the troops to fire upon
"their poor starving brothers." Tim
soldiers obeyed tne counter order
and the captain miffle a flaming revo
lutionary speech to his men. He was
Immediately arrested and brought to
Bt. Petersburg, where Jio was tried
nnd sentenced to death.
tasi-1- , ri&V w II
Iiyi5&&pilJrf'' tk
Ts Told ill a Note Sent to the
Powers by Bulgaria.
DetnllH of AVIiolcNiile illimnncrom Tor-
turc, IiicciidlnrlMii, Outrage. 111-
lutro mid (icnorul Optrclou
Committed by Ottoiimu
SoIdlcrN nnd OIIIcIiiIn.
Sofia, Bulgaria, Aug. 17. The Bul
garian government has presented a
memorandum to the powers setting
out at. great length the condition of
affairs during the past three months
in Macedonia since the Turkish gov
ernment undertook to inaugurate the
promised reforms. The most precise
details, dates, places and names of
persons nre given in the memoran
dum, the whole constituting a ter
rible category of murder, torture, In
cendiarism, pillage -and general op
pression committed by the Ottoman
soldiers and ofilcinls. These partic
ulars were obtained entiiwly from
official sources,
The memorandum begins by stat
ing that during the past three
mouths the Ottoman government has
taken n series of measures with the
alleged intention of inaugurating the
era of promised reform and of as
suring pence nnd tranquility to the
Bulgarian population of European
Turkey, but which have had the con
trary effect of further exasperating
this population and reviving the revo
lutionary movement. Instead of pro
ceeding solely against persons guilty
of branches of the public order, the
military nnd civil authorities have
sought every possible pretext to per
secute, terrorize and ruin the Bul
garian inhabitants, alike in the large
cities and in the small villages.
Wholesale massacres, individual
murders, the destruction of villages,
the pillaging and setting fire to
houses, the nrrests, ill-treatment, tor
tures, arbitrary imprisonment and
banishment, the closing nnd disorgan
izing of churches and schools, the
ruining of merchants, the collection
of taxes for many years in advance
such, says the memorandum, are
among the nets of the Ottoman ad
ministration of the vilnyets of Sa
lonica, Monastir, Uskub and Ad
rinnoplc. The memorandum next relates in
detail a number of such cases in each
vilayet. Beginning with the vilnyet
of Salontea, it states that in the town
of Saloniea the Bulgarian professors
of the university, the students nnd
shopkeepers, in fact all the intelli
gent Bulgarians in the city, have
been cast into prison. One hundred
and twenty soldiurs entered the vil
lage of Gormi-Ribnitza May 19 and
tortured to death five men and two
women. During the first three weeks
of July 25 villages in the district of
Tikveseh were subjected to the depre
dation of the Turkish soldiers nnd
Bashi Bnzouks. Thi villagers were
beaten and tortured, the women vio
lated and the houses plundered while
the authorities looked on.
In the vilayet of Monastir artillery
bombarded nnd razed the flourishing
town of Smerdesch, the 300 houses
being left a heap of ruins. At the be
ginning of July two Greek bands,
with the connivance of the authori
ties, pillaged Bulgarian villages and
murdered ninny of the inhabitants.
In the districts of Palanka, Kos
chanla, Koumnnovo and Gostigar, the
prisons are filled with Bulgarian
priests, schoolmasters and mer
chants, During June, the soldiers
and Bashi Bazouks terrorized the in
habitants of the Schtif district, tor
turing the people with red-hot irons.
Altogether, the memorandum gives
particulars of 131 cases of excesses
and outrages committed by the Turk
ish authorities. In summarizing the
specific details of the outrages men
tioned, the memorandum declares
that wholesale massacres were per
petrated by regulars and Bashi Bnz
ouks in the totvn of Saloniea and the
vllllnges of Baldevo, Banitzn, Tchouri
lovo, Knrbinzn, Moghila, Smerdesch
and Enidje, where the scenes of car
nage, pillage and incendiurism were
everywhere terrible.
Constantinople, Aug. 17. The offi
cials here affect ignorance of the
news thnt Russia is sending a squad
ron to Turkish waters.
The Ottoman gove'rnment has con
cluded negotiations with the Krupp
works for the supply of 32 batteries
of field nrtlllory, each consisting of
six guns.
Rome, Aug. 17. Reports from Bul
garian sources received here say that
the insurrection in the Balkans Is
spreading and daily gaining ground.
Sofia, Bulgaria, Aug. 10, A reign of
terror is reported to prevail tit Us
kub, where the Christian inhabitants
nre afraid to leave their houses. The
villi has issued the strictest orders to
the Mussulman population to remain
quiet and not molest their Christian
neighbors, but the Mussulmans, meet
ing in the mosques, have resolved at
a given signal to massacre the whole
Christian population, immediately
the first insurgent band appears near
Uskub, or on any other pretext.
The Christians arc terrorized. The
Turkish troops, who nre their only
protection, do not show the slightest
disposition to aid them.
A fierce battle is reported to have
occurred in the neighborhood of Mon
astir., Three Turkish battalions at
tacked 1,000 insurgents nnd after the
fight had raged for six hours the
Turks were repulsed with the loss of
210 men killed or wounded. The in
surgent loss is not given.
Two Ito.VN Ilrownud.
Philadelphia, Aug. 17. Louis nam
me, uged 9 years, and George Wilcox,
nged 14, were drowned in the Dela
ware river Sunday, and Albert Me
Cleary, 12 years old, narrowly es
caped n similar fate in an effort to
assist his companions. He was res
cued by Win field Trijip as he was
sinking for the last time. All of the
boys were swimming In the river op
posite Kensington, in the northeast
ern section of the city. Hummel and
Wilcox got beyond their depths. Mc
Cleary swam to their assistance, but
tho three boys became exhuusted and
Htwninell nnd Wilcox sunk.
I'rcNldeiit ltooftovclt Itnvlown n Fleet
of !!i United Stntcfi Wur VcncU-A
Sllcht Accident Occurs During tlic
Oyster Bny, N. Y., Aug. 18. For the
first time In the history of the coun
try tho president of the United States
reviewed and inspected, in time of
pence, u great fleet of United States
warships. The ceremony was-a mag
nificent nnd impressive naval spec
tacle. It was unmarred by the slight
est mishap until just at its conclu
sion, when the torpedo boat de
stroyer Barry rammed the destroyer
Decatur, fortunately doing little
The Incident was exciting. It oc
curred just ut the moment when tho
president was receiving congratula
tions upon the success 'of the man
euvers. The first squadron of destroyers,
consisting of the Decatur, Balnbridge,
Barry, Dale and Cluuinoey, all un
der command of Lieut. L. 11. Chand
ler, was approaching the Mayflower
at full speed. The vessels were In
close formation.
Orders were signalled from the
Decatur to the other vessels to form
a wedge. In executing the orders,
the Decatur swung across the bow of
the Barry. An Instant later the Barry
rammed her on the starboard side.
As the ships were running at a speed
of 20 knots, the blow was tremendous.
The Mayflower's boats were man
ned instantly, but were not needed,
as the Decatur was seen to right her
self. In a few minutes, she hoisted
a signal of "No serious damage."
Admiral Dewey ordered Lieut.
Chandler to proceed with the live
vessels to the Brooklyn navy yard,
where such repairs as may be neces
sary could be made quickly. After
the damage has been repaired, the
squadron will rejoin the fleet and
continue the maneuvers.
The review occurred on Long
Island sound, two miles and .n hnlf
oft the entrance to Oyster bay.
President Roosevelt in company with
Secretary of the Navy Moody, Ad
miral Dewey, Rear Admiral Taylor,
Rear 'Admiral Rodgers, Cnpt. Brown
son, Gen. Chnffce ami Gen. Harry,
stood on the bridge of the Mayflower,
ns she steamed slowly down one col
umn of the warships and up tho
other. The two columns extended
2,500 yards, the ships being anchored
tit intervals of 500 yards.
As the Mayflower passed each ship
in the two columns, the yards and
rails of each were manned by jackies
in white duck, the marines wero
paraded and presented amis, the
buglers sounded a flourish, the drum
mers gave four nifties, the band play
ed "Hail Columbia" and the entire
crew stood at salute. As the May
flower swept majestically past each
ship, the crew of the saluting vessel
gave the president three cljcers as
the commander-in-chief of the army
and navy of the United States.
meeting n) ICmptro City Truck uml
nt Hrlgliton Itcacli.
New York, Aug. 15. Excellent,
sport marked the closing day of the
Empire City grand circuit meeting.
The 2:18 trot brought a field of 11 t.
the wire, with Caspian the choice nt
0 to 5. In an exciting finish he won
from Hie Boy by n neck. The favor
ite had an easier time in the second
heat, winning by n length. Strath
laen won the first heat of the 2:13
pace, but Olive Wood won the next
heat. The judges decided to change
drivers and put up John Curry behind
Strathlnne. The result wns n superb
finish, The judge caught Olive
Wood's nostf in front and the verdict
wns popular. The 2:10 trot was won
by The Roman.
New York, Aug. 18. The grand cir
cuit seaside meeting began nt Brigh
ton Beach Monday with ideal racing
weather, an attendance of 0,000 spec
tators and an excellent program.
The $5,000 stake for 2:20 trotters
was a tedious affair of five heats with
Jay McGregor as the choice at even
money against the field. John Taylor,
however, won the race.
The first event, on the card was the
2:15 pace, with Frank Wilson ns a
strong favorite. The first and second
heats were exceedingly close, tho
favorite winning the first by n head
from Major C, who beat him out in
the second by the same margin. Mu
jor C. won the deciding heat.
The 2:09 pace, a dash at one mile
nnd an eighth, had six starters. Non
amie won by three lengths from
Ebony King.
Betting was very heavy in the 2:07
trot. Rythmic won both heats easily.
New York, Aug. 19. There was n
large attendance at the grand circuit
meeting at Brighton Bench yesterday.
The 2:15 trot was the curtain raiser
and in a field of ten the black geld
ing Masetto was the .favorite. The
talent made no mistake, ns the favor
ite won in straight hents.
The $5,000 Brighton stake for 2:10
pacers was a fast race, but this time
Hie talent failed to pick the whinner.
Tom Keene won so easily at the Em
pire track that he was the natural
favorite, but lie could not phow Ills'
speed, and Frank Yoakum won in
straight heats.
Ten met in tho 2:24 trotting chips,
nnd Crown Princess was the choice
at $35 to $50 for the field. The favor
ite won in two very close finishes.
The $1,000 Kentucky Stock Farm
stake for pacers was a very easy vic
tory for Mat tie 11., the favorite, who
distanced hor field.
Arrovt of I'rotalit Tlilcvc.
Buffalo, N.. Y Aug. 18. Fred Boyd,
Frank O. Weir ami Henry Hart, huvo
been held for hearing oiu.thc charge
of stealing express nnd freight In
transit from New York to Buffalo.
The arrests were made by a num
ber of railroad detectives, who sur
prised the men in n saloon at Belle
vue, a suburb of this city. Outside
was a van in which wos about $3,
000 worth of stolen goods. It is as
sorted that during the past year
thousands of dollars' worth of
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A murder nt IIiiKcrninn. i
Arcanum, Aug, 15. A murder nndVJ
an alleged robbery occurred nt tho
village of Itagornian early Friday
morning. A man nnmed PortcrL
aroused the. lieltrhlini's nnil sniil linr-
irlars had entered Dnnlnl Hudolnh'K.
house, where he was staying, ehloro
formed the Inmates, robbed him ofU
$30 and assaulted Rudolph's younr
(tnuiriiter. The iicitrhbors found
dolph dead on the floor in a pooli
blood, and the cirl unconscious
the floor in another room. RudolpliP
hnd been struck with a club. The
girl revived and made a short state
ment to the coroner, and the arrest
of Porter followed. The coroner undi
prosecutor refuse to give put the!
girl's statement. The citizens tiro
aroused and a lynching may follow,'
if the crime is fixed. There is HttloJ
evidence of robbery.
Two men I'utally Injured.
Marietta, 0 Aug. ID. A terrific1
gas explosion occurred yesterday nt
Ben's Hun, W. Vn a small oil town
30 miles north of this city, along the
Ohio river. Two were injured fa-'
tally, as follows: Harry Castile, :St
ycars old, tool dresser, burned iibou
head and body; taken to his homcf
Willlanistown, W. Va.: drover Aln
ninn. 35 years old, of Miirphytown.J
V. Va., hurncd all over body, employ
ed as pumper. The two men wero
employed by the United States Oil
Co. and were engaged In dressing
a bit when a quantity of gas escaped
from the well nnd ignited from the
forgc. The Grim Hcujier wiih lluny.
Toledo, Aug. 19. Since 11 o'clock
Monday night four children of Wil
liam Scliaub, a car painter, huve died
of diphtheria. Another died of t he
same disease Saturday and three
more are ill to death, and the chances,
nre that the entire family will be
wiped out. Two deaths occurred
Monday night within eleten minute
nnd two more within n few houfl
Tuesday morning. The bodies of tl
four children were buried yesterdny
nftcrnooj. In nge they ranged from.
2 to 11 years.
mr. Iliinnii Will AVrd. I
Cleveland, Aug. 15. Mrs. May Har
rington Hiinua is about to become tho
wife of Edmund K. Stallo, son of
Judge Stallo, minister to Rome dur
ing the Cleveland administration. In.
view of the many exciting episodes in
which she has been compelled to fig
ure, it is the wish of Mrs. Hnnna to
have her mnrringe celebrated as quiet
ly as possible. From Cincinnati
comes the statement that the wed
ding will be i.ext week.
The milltlu Hiicuiiipmciit.
Newark, Aug. 19. The camp of the
Ohio national guard Js-in full swing.
All the regiments nre having guard
mounts and regular drills. A bat
talion composed of Companies A and
I, of Cincinnati; F of Wilmington,
nnd G, of Middletown, commanded by
Major Sullivan, left camp last night
to attend the funeral of the late Col
Bundy of the First regiment, with a.
band and Chupluin Henderson.
A Chrlwtlitii KclcntlHt In Ti-ntib'c.
Sandusky, Aug. 19. Oliver W. Mar
ble, Christian Scientist, has been
found guilty of practicing iiilicinc
without a license. He will appeal.
Marble was charged with treating
Harold Loekwood aged 15, who died'
some months ago of typhoid fever.
The scientist chaigid $1 per "treat
ment," which consisted solely of
prayers. The ease attracted wide at
tention. Killed mi Itiilliin.
Youngstown, Aug. IS. William
Burns, a stationary engineer employ
ed by the Baltimore & Ohio road,
near Girard, on Monday morning
saved his life by killing nn Italian,
workman with whom lie had quar
reled Sunday. The laborer knocked
him down nnd stabbed him, when
Burns pulled a revolver and shot live
times at the man, killing him. Burns
will recover.
Dun 1. ISoIIk Io.
Cleveland, Aug. 15. Dan P. Eells,
one of Cleveland's most prominent
business men, died nt his home at
Rocky River Friday. He had been
very ill for several weeks and when,
attacked by heart trouble a short
time ago his physicians saw that he
had passed beyond recovery. Mr.
Eells is survived by his wife, two
sons and a daughter.
moldorN' Strllco ICuiloil.
Youngstown, Aug. 15. The strike
of the union moldcrs employed by the
Foundrynien's association, which be
gun on July 27, in this city, Nlles and
Girard, was settled Friday, the em
ployers agreeing to the demand for
a $3 minimum wage scale. All mold
inir'il5to be done hv hand, el minut
ing molding machines. About 230 men
wero out. "
A Snlzuro of Olco,
Toledo, Aug. 19. Revenue ofllcerw
have seized 25,000 pounds of colored
oleomargarine found In the posses
sion of local merchants. The govern
ment claims tho colored oleo tax of
ten cents a pound should have been
paid, whereas the uncolorcd tnx of
one-fourth of it cent was paid.
Will I'luy fui-Ktuto CIiiiiiipIoiinIiIii.
Cleveland, Aug. 18. The Cleveland
Americans and tho Cincinnati Na
tional leaguers will meet in a series
of seven games Immediately nftcr tho
regular season closes The champion
ship of Ohio will bo at stake. The
first gomo will bo played In Cleveland
October 3 nnd the second on the. fol
lowing day In Cincinnati. Tho third
game will bo played In Cincinnati on
tho Monday following. The teams
will then reappear In Cleveland, Fri
day and Saturday, October 0 and 10,.
and will wind up the scries with a
doublo header at Cincinnati on Sun
day, October 11.

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