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K0BHK8TKDT* MOJU.N. Proprietors.
is reported that a doctor at Con-
{J), Cordis Kan., lately made out a
§|l'Vifi:*• certificate of death, and inadvertently
•««AtJ..",Wrote his name in the blank space
reserved for "cause of death." It is
something to be able to tell the truth
even by inadvertence.
A WILKESBARRE man has sued Prim
rose & West's minstrel company for
$10,000 damages because theendman
made him the butt of a witticism. The
plaintiff evidently holds with a large
proportion of theater-goers that the
average minstrel joke is no joke.
CAPT. ANDREWS, who was wrecked
in the dory Mermaid in the middle of
the Atlantic, may never again make
such a fool of himself as to go to sea
in a cockle-sheli, but there will be
others to do the same fool act in the
THERE is a house in North Atchi
son, Kan., where one girl thinks she
can play the piano, a boy is taking
lessons on a flute and the father is
taking lessons on a horn. And the
neighbors are taking to drink or reach
ing for shotguns.
THE champion absent-minded man
has been discovered in Northern Con
necticut in one George Bump, who
headed up a barrel while his son held
up the head from the inside and who
then went off and left the child tc
nearly suffocate.
THE cotton crop was so large this
year as to force down the price. A
variety actress noting this said the
profession might do something toward
remedying the evil, merely as a mat
ter of form.
THE director of the Lick astronomi
cal observation in California and the
manipulator of its big telescope boasts
of having discovered snow on a
mountain of the moon. But that is
not so remarkable alter all. The man
on that satellite was discovered long
ONE of the Chicago roads claims to
have devised a locomotive that has
no smoke or cinders. That road will
take the travel if it will add a train
boy without a tongue and a porter
that does not hold out his hand for
CANADA has only gained about 12
per cent, in population during the
last ten years. During that time it has
received 850,000 settlers by immigra
tion from Europe, while its grain in
population is only about 500,000,
showing that its people are constantly
drifting over the border into our more
attractive country.
FARMERS in Belgium and Germany
string wires across their fields of grain
and ring bells by water power to keep
off predatory birds. This suggests a
new use for the electric bell. Afaimer
could so fix things that his wife could
touch the button and the birds would
have no rest.
ANOTHER young woman has been
•"bound over for trial in the New York
courts on the charge of attempting to
commit suicide. She was homeless,
friendless and penniless, and she tried
fco put an end to her existence by tak
ing poison. She is now in jail await
ing the verdict of the upper courts.
Unquestionably, suicide is a crime,
but there are circumstances under
which attempts at it deserve to be yis
ited with a light punishment.
FOR several years a pair of storks
"built their nest usually in the park of
the Castle Ruheleben in Berlin. A few
years ago one of the servants placed a
ring, with the name of the place and
date, on the leg of the male bird, in
order to be certain that the same
bird returned each year. Last spring
the stork came back to its customary
place the bearer of two rings, The
second one bore the inscription: "In
dia sends greetings to Germany."
PABTZ of friends were enjoying
themselves in the woods near Port
Jervis when they suddenly found that
they were in a den of rattlesnakes.
On every side were big black rattlers,
-making the air ring with the weird
muse of their tails. Everrtt and the
others pitched into the snakes with
clubs and stores, and succeeded in
Jolting thirteen. Double that many
escaped. When the rattles were
counted on the dead reptilee it toas
J^ound that they *mmbetredl42, while
feVSfche total length g£ the snakes mam
M, B. Curtis is Arrested Charged
with the Harder of a San Fran
cis^ Policeman.
He Ban away after the Shooting
and Claims he does not know
who fired the Shot.
A Seriaas Charge.
Curtis was arrested here today charged
with killing Polioeman Grant while
drunk. He is a oomedian, known as
Samuel of Poseu," and is booked for
murder, fie WM a pitiable objeot as he
8 it in the toutln rn police station wring
ing hiF bauds iu despair, running from
one flitter lo another to protest his in
nocence, and telling in an incoherent
way his doings of tonight. He was in
toxicated and as he staggered up from
his seat some one wonld push him back
again. Time and again he started to his
feet. "My God!" he cried, "if I could
only recall the last four hours of my
life. I am no murderer, gentlemen I
had no pistol I shot nobody I haven't
Vainly he protested his innocence of
any offense, and wanted to go home to
bis wife. In a rambling way he told
the story of his busiress and his affairs.
He came to the city from his home in
Berkley on the 7:30 boat, with his wife
and Dr. Cook and his family, of Berk
ley. He had pnrohased a box for the
Bernhardt performance, and left his
wife and those with her at the Grand
Operahouee. Then he went to the
Tivoli, where he met William Kreling
and a persm whose name he could not
recall, but who spoke French and
represented himself to be a drum
mer for a liquor house. Tliev
remained in the Tivoli till the
end of the performance. After leaving
the Tivoli they went to the Grand Opera
House to meet his friends and wife.
While on Mission Street he was caught
in a crowd. Someone etruch him in the
back of tbe neck and he fought his way
out to the street. There he found him
self in the hands of Officer Grant. Why
he was arrested he did not know, but he
protested he went with the officer with
out opposition. "Why did you draw
your pistol on him?" he was asked. "I
had no pistol," he exclaimed, "and I did
not shoot anyone. I am
I wanted to have a good time, and
never harmed a -man in my life. Iam
no train robber, gentlemen." Over and
ovrr again he reiterated his ignorance of
the affair until he was handcuffed and
taken off to the Central Station. The
only known witnesses of the shooting
were two young men, Thomas Muller
and William Toomey, who were directly
across the street and heard the police
man say, "Come along now." There
was no reply, but almost at the same
instant the young men saw the
flush of a pistol and the shot
rang out in the quiet street, followed
in quick succession by two more re
ports. The officer fell to the ground
without a groan, and Curtis, who had
been the moment before his prisoner,
turned and fled up Folsom street. The
K-ene of the bhooting was not more than
250 feet from the station. Just inside
a number of police officers were sitting.
He&ring the shots, Offioers Allen and
Bodie ran out and found a crowd gath
ered about the prostrate form of the
dead policeman. He was lying in a
pool of blood, and life was already ex
tinct. Curtis had not gained the corner
of Folsom and Fifth Street
accompanied by half a dozen men who
had been attracted to the spot. Curtis
ran around the corner of Fifth Street,
closely pursued, and was not overtaken
until he had turned down Shilley
street. There two policemen seized
and handcuffed him and walked him
back past the place where the shooting
had fceen done. The nippers which
Policeman Grant had twisted on Curtis'
wrist were still there to evidence that
he was the man who had been in cus
tody. The pistol with which Grant was
killed was not in the shooter's posses
sion, but was found near the corner
where he had thrown it as he ran.
Barou Fava. In Trouble.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13.—Private ad
vices received here from Bome make it
appear that Baron Fava, the Italian ex
minister at Washington, who got his
government into an awkward contro
versy with the United States over the
New Orleans riots and was recalled,
breaking off diplomatic relations be
tween the two governments, has been
placed "under accusation" for appro
priating to his own use money allowed
for the rent of the legation mansion in
this city. Italians say that being placed
"under accusation" is equivalent to be
ing indicted. It is explained that the
minister was allowed by his country
$5,000 a year for the rent of a "palace."
While here, however, he occupied rooms
in a very modest house, which, it is
said, cost him a very small sum each
month. Persons who entertained no
very friendly feelings for him called the
attention of the Italian government to
the matter, and pictures of the house in
which he had his rooms have been taken
and sent to Italy. It is said also th&t
the prime minister had an investigation
made to determine how much style his
minister kept up while here. His being
put "under accusation" was the result
Of course it is known here that Baron
Fava lived in very modest quarters, but.
the acouracy of the Statement that hfi'
government allowed ftim, $5,000 a year
for the rent is sometMnig Marquis Bu
dini knows mist about
A Fwaliar Frrflcwent,
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept 18.—James Ja
cobs, a white man, well known in buei
eiroles, is likely to be the first
white man in Georgia to marry ne
gxess under coercion of Georgia law.
by the police, together with
companion, a daughter of Jim
leading colored politician.
woe fined, Jacobs paying
leaving his companion to
sentence of imprisonment..
veloped a new feature, and the
no brings suit against Jaoobsfor se
duction. A number of fatten are filed,
which Jaoobs wrote the girl, of the moat
amatory character. He even descended
to verse in describing the tender pas
sion which he felt for her. Not only
this, but some of the letters point to
crime which he wished the girl to com
mit, full directions being given for the
use of oertain medicine which he had
sent her. Under Georgia law marriage
can settle a seduction suit, while inter
marriage of tbe races is forbidden. After
the octoroon line is passed the negro
blood is reckoned to have run out
Miss Goodlett occupies this position,
and her father insists that Jaoobs must
either marry her or go to the peniten
Terrible Accident to Wertmea.
SALTSBUBG, Pa., Sept 12.—A terrible
accident occurred here last night at the
railroad bridge A swinging soaffold
under the bridge was crowded with nine
workmen who, who were about quitting,
when the ropes broke, precipitating the
entire party into the river bed fifty feet
below. The river is very low, and the
men fell in a confused mass on the
shirp stones, four of them being fatally
injured, while the rest were more or
less bruised. Those who are fatally in
jured are J. C: Repergle, several ribs
broken, and breast crashed and badly
bruised, hurt internally S. W. Read,
terrible gash on head, and fatally in
jured internally.
W. D. Wilson, back sprained, bruised
and injnred internally.
George Fleming, back seriously hurt
and fatally injured internally.
JumeB Cunningham, badly bruised
and back injured but not fatally.
The little son of Foreman Joseph
Artley who was standing on the scaffold
made A narrow escape. When the
scaffold gave way he grasped the iron
girder of the bridge and clinging to it
desperately olimbed to the bridge and
was rescued by his father a few minutes
later who was among the first to strike
the river.
Artley, sr, was badly but not seriously
hurt while others received slight
bruises. The swinging ropes were old
and dangerously weak for such a load.
Abused in Germany.
BERLIN. Sept. 11.—Oarleton Graves,
the American tourist and amateur pho
tographer who was arrested at Mayence
last week on tbe pretense that he was a
spy, but really because he had in his
possession some negatives of the em
peror, and who was released through
the efforts of the American consul, com
plains that he was rudely treated by the
German polioe who arrested him. His
property was searched and many plates
and pictures were seized and destroyed.
He says he was in the company at tbe
time of a physician of Mayenoe, and in
spite of the latter's explanation, the po
lice arrested them both. The American
consul was compelled to wait two hours
before he was allowed to see Mr. Graves
and protested vainly against his being
locked in a prison cell. Further inves
tigation will be made by the American
legation into the treatment of Mr.
Graves, and should the oircumstanoes
of the case justify it, complaint will be
made to the German government.
KngllBli Sailors Revolt.
PORTSMOUTH, Eng., Sept. 10.—Tbe
detention of H. M. S. Active at Spit
head, which is waiting for a court-mar
tial to be held on a marine for insubor
dination, has brought out a singular
state of affairs in the navy. When shore
leave was stopped owing to the coming
of tbe French fleet, incipient mutiny ap
peared in several of the ships. The
caee was so serious that the command
ing officers held a consultation, and sig
nalled the admiral. Earl Clanwilliam,
how matters stood. Realizing the con
dition of affairs, the signal was immedi
ately returned from Portsmouth Dock
Yard revoking the order and granting
turn temporary leave of ab-
the men iu
Prisoners Easily Escape.
MABQUETTE, Mioh,, Sept 11.—Charles
Taylor and Edward Waters, serving
three-year terms for highway robbery,
walked out of the branoh state prison
here. They were attending school in
the chapel and were excused on pre
tense of illness. They descended into
the rotunda, and, unlooking the main
gate with a key which they had secretly
manufactured, walked quietly out of
the front door of the administration
building. There was a guard in the
rotunda at the time, but for some un
known reason he failed to see Waters
and Taylor approach and unlock the gate.
Jnte Mill ConrieW Strict.
SAN FBANOISOO, Sept "13.—Conviots
in the Jute miU*at San Quentin struck
yesterday nearly 300 prisoners threw
down their tools and defied the officers
to make them work. They demand
more and better food, and more tobacco
and less favoritism* shown. They also
demanded to be taken before the board
of prison directors where they might
«tate their case. The conviots made a
bold stand but the guards were sum
moned and every avenue of escape
guarded. The conviots resumed work
after obtaining permission to appoint a
committee: of five to appear before the
prison. After listening to complaints
the directors informed die men that the
food was good enough and the next
time there was an ontbreak it would be
punished by sofitaiToanfinement. This
is the second strike at the prison dur
ing tbe week, the oonvien having
wark Wednesday to enforce
telMtter food.
1 Summary of Important Events
of the Week in the North*
western States.
S*W»M JUuoihUI.
MINXKAPOUS, Sept. 13. Charles
Lumlev, wine merchant, committed sui
cide early this morning by shooting
himself. He had been afflicted with in
curable cancer for three years, which
explains his action.
Rnawar AceMeat.
NEW RICHMOND, Wis., Sept 18.—A
frightful runaway accident took place
in the town of Stanton yesterday. A
farmer named Henry Weeks was thrown
from his carriage ana hie skull crushed.
His death is expected any moment.
A WiKtuii Blase.
EAC CLAIKK, Wis., Sept. 12.— Fixe
partly destroyed the shingle mill of the
Northwestern Lumber Co., at Porter
ville, this oounty, yesterday. The loss
is fully covered by insurance, and is
$15,000. The entire village wis threat
ened with destruction.
Firm at Plaiaview.
PLAIN VIEW, Minn., Sept. 12.—Fire
destroyed W. Koenig's elevator early
this morning loss $10,000, no insur
anoe. The origin of the fire is not
Cleveland Bros, lost their threshing
machine by fire last evening by soarks
from the threshing engine.
A So»th Dakota Bank Closed.
WEBSTKB, S. D., Sept 12.—The Citi­
zens Bank of this place closed its doors
this morning. The bank was organized
in February, 1880, with $10,000 as au
thorized capital. It did a ftir business,
l-ut owing to slowness of collections was
unable to meet deposits. The assets
will pay depositors in full as soon as
they can be realized on.
1J. Emery Died at Duluth.
DuiiiiTH, Sept. 12.—L. Emery, one
of tbe most prominent business men of
Duluth, died today of diabetes oomo at
St Lukes Hospital. He has only been
ill since Thursday and remained uncon
scious from then till death. Emery came
here from North Dakota eighteen
months ago, having lived in Grand
Forks since 1882. He was rated as
worth $250,000 and had besides a $200,
000 life insurance, more than any other
man in the state. He had numerous
business enterprises.
MOORHEAD,Sept. 12.—Thereseems to
be an organized gang of burglars operat
ing in the smaller townsin this vicinity.
The other night the Minneapolis &
and the safe cracked and about $1,700
taken. The money belonged to differ
ent elevator companies at that place,
some to Blaisdell Bros and about $300
to private individuals who had de
posited their cash in the safe for
Hillsboro Items.
BILLSBORO, N. D., Sept 13.—The
rain did not damage crops as it cleared
up and a good wind rapidly dried the
grain out All the grain in this connty
is now in the shock Attorney John
Carmody and wife are baok home again
from a month's visit in Minnesota at
their old home Attorney 0. E. Leslie
has gone to Minneapolis where he will
join his wife and family Consider
able sickness from summer complaint
—Teachers' examination here last
Friday and Saturday Several pieces
of wheat around here going over the
forty bushel limit... .Oats seem to have
no limit.
J. M. Bailey, jr. Dead.
SIOUX FALLS, S. D., Sept. 12.—J. M.
Bailey, jr., died this morning at the
home of his father in Freeport, HI.
Bailey, though but 27 years old, was
well known throughout the Northwest
and was during the past five years a
most important factor in Dakota affairs.
He oame to Sioux Falls in 1885 and
though but a boy, at onoe took an in
fluential part in business and politics.
Three years ago he organized the Min
nehaha National Bank and ever since
has been president, thus being the
youngest bank president in the world.
In 1839 he was appointed territorial
treasurer by Mellette and managed the
office with great skill He was a dele
gate to the last republican national oon.
vention and was one of the most
Northern elevator at Perley, twenty-five
miles north of here, was entered aud Itwo right handers on Gibbons'jaw and
$265 in cash secured. The following! Austin tottered a little. MoAuliffe
night Blaisdell Bros.' store at Kent, thought he had him then, but Gibbons
about twenty miles south, was entered
safety. There is no clue to the robbers but ho knew too well how to handle his
in either case. feet, so to speak, and he remained head
p. He did not like that cracker, either,
aud gave evidence of bis dislike by a
lovely smile that might be given by a
man who had just been refused a loan
from a friend on whom he counted with
certainty. Jack had apparently in
tended to finish liis opponent at just
about that juncture, but that obstruc
tion he met with made him alter his
programme. The round ended with the
men sparring.
ential politicians in the seat Gyrene
Commandry, Knights Templar and a
large delegation of Sioux Falls people
will attend the funeral in Freeport
Lively Scrap.
NKW YOBK, Sept 11.—Sporting men
say no prize fight in the entire country
attracted such universal attention
the great battle between Dempsey and
Fitzimmons as the light weight cham
pionship fight between Jack
and Austin Gibbons, which was con
tested tonight before the Granite Asso
ciation of Hoboken. The big building
will saat 8,200 persons, and it was filled
before 8 o'clock The Granite Associa
tion gave a purse of $4,000 and there
was a stake of $1,000 a side as well.
The whole amount was to go to the
winner. It was just 9 o'obek when
Gibbons stepped on the stage platform,
aooompanied by his brother Jim,
Norton and a oonple of assistants. He
got arousing reception, lmt it was noth
mgto.lae qyatane qf applause that
eeted McAuliffe, who .was five minutes
& UoAuliffe's squires were Jimmv
Carroll, the BrooUyn middlew
Oon MoAuliffe and EdStodi
white Gibbons weighed 180i. Gibbons
was very oool after he took his seat and
underwent a fanning p'ooess, and even
offered to bet a friend who ait close by
among the spt ctators the rigara that he
would win.
Polioe Captain Hayes and a dozen
policemen surrounded the stage, and
the referee, George Dunn, was notified
that in case of disorder the mill would
lie stopped. Dunn told that to the
crowd. Jimmy Carroll protested to
the referee that Gibbons had a bandage
on his left wrist It was only a linen
rag. but Carroll wanted it off "If you
show me anything in Queensberry roles
that forbids me wearing it," said Gib
bons, ."I'll take it off otherwise I'll
keep it on." Carroll had to go away
without having accomplished his pur
pose. During this delay the crowd
was letting off cheers, first for one con
testant and then the other. Yells for Mo
Auliffe showed that he was the favorite
with the populaoe. Ike Thompson offered
to bet $1,000 on MoAuliffe to $700 on
Gibbons and then $1,000 to $759, but
there was no takers for either and $1,000
to $800 went begging at 9:27 when the
men were to shake hands. They both
wore knee breeches and were bare fiom
the waist up. Thegloves weighed
good four ounoes. The clock was set in
motion and when the red light firtt
oame out with a bang the fight began.
From the very outset of the batt'e
McAuliffe forced matters. He wtnt
over to Gibbons' corner and smashed
away there. He showed great power,
but Gibbons countered a oouple of times
on the Brooklyn man's face. When the
first round was over it was about even.
Even Gibbons' friends were surprised
that he could do so well at the start In
the second round MoAuliffe had the
best of it He got in a oouple of his
noted straight arm right-handers, and
cut Gibbons badly under the left eye.
Gibbons did not stop to wipe away the
blood, however, and he returned a fine
right-hander on Jack's cheek. MoAul
lfie felt the blow and kept away from a
When Gibbons oame out for the third
round he was looking all right, but one
more dash at his left cheek reopened the
out and sent the blood flying again.
The Paterson lad was game though,
and he went back at McAuliffe with a
dash, but McAuliffe's shiftiness tactics
were here shown to great advantage.
He jumped away from his opponent's
rushes with the nimbleness of a cat and
would come back at his man with a look
on his face that meant business. His
right went out with a vioiousness and it
could be seen that he wanted to end the
battle briefly. He was up against some
hard flesh, however, and had to take
baok some stiff raps on the faoe.
There were some clinches in the
fourth round, and it seemed as though
McAuliffe was as willing to rest in them
as Gibbons. When he broke away,
though, he renewed his attacks without
a sign of weakness. His two hands were
flying on Gibbons' body fast but the
latter snccaeded in dodging two of the
Brooklyn man's leads for the head.
Gibbons also planted a rattling right
hander on Mao's cheek. McAuliffe had
much the best of the round.
In the fifth round McAuliffe had his
opponent fairly dazed. He delivered
not done yet. As Mac oame at him
oyer in his own corner Gibbons let go
his right in a swinging blow and caught
McAuliffe full on the jaw. MoAuliffe
fell back two steps, and for a
moment it looked as thongh he
was going to fall over on his baok.
The new electric clock had done its
work perfectly, there being no hitch
When time for the sixth round was
called Gibbons came up with surprising
freshness. He certainly had been
thought thumped up to that time, but
he had also given Mao a taste of some
severe medloine. His left cheek was
looking badly, and wheu MoAuliffe hit
it agaiD, as he promptly did, the wound
opontd again and there was another
stream of blood. He was not badlv
is but fair to say.
Wfaile he had been in his cor
ner he talked with his seconds
quiteeasily. He made a cruok at Mo
Auliffe's head, but missed, and then
Jack went at him onoe more. MoAu
liffe got in one more on the bruised
cheek and a clinch followed.
They were pounding each other at
close quarters at a vigorous pace when
Police Captain Hayes made his way
through the ropes and declared the
fight must end. There was a great hul
labaloo and the men went to their cor-
Ewnylwdy hoped that peace
might be patched up with the authori
taes, but it was no use. The captain
said it must stop. Then the house ex
pe. ted to hear the referee say he would
have to make it a draw, but
not. He shouted that
MoAuliffe had won.'' When the news
was communicated to Gibbons he was
about as mad a man as ever was seen in
a ring He ran over to MoAuliffe'h oor
ner and cried out that he had been
cheated. Of course MoAuliffe did not
think so, so the Patterson man jumped
to the ropes near several reporters.
xnis decision is given against me." he
oned, "because I had a Tittle blood on
I am not
defeated. I oould go on fighting this
way for two hours and I'm ready to do
H. liater in the eveninsr Gibbon*
sought out Beferee Dunn and protested
P«*?n said he could not
ohange his decision and that it had to
go and that settled it
The demoorats won the first election
for years at Newport, B. L, getting a
mayor and a majority of the oonnoiland
aldermen. ........
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B«k Kafckerr OMry.
aminer prints the following story pem
oerning the robbery of the
Trust Bank at Tacoma by its secretary
Edward Albertson. on Aug. 24 last. It
was heretofore believed Albertson lost
only some $9,000 in speculation and sur
prise was caused by the extraoidiaarv
efforts made to capture him. It now ap
pears he took $30,000 in w«l.
nearly a million in securities.
Early on the morning of Aug. 24
a note was received by Paul SMmifr.
direotor of the bank from Albertson
saying he had lost only a thnm^nfl of
the money in speculation and to forae a
compromise had taken $10,000 more in
cash and $900,000 ia sureties. He
would meet him or one of his
tatives in the
woodB on a designated
place and return tbe securities if a given
written agreement not to prosecute.
The point ohosen gives a commanding
view of all approaches and Alhartnon
said he would dee at onoe if he
saw more than one man ooming to the
plaoe. Moreover, he ohanged the com
bination to the vaults, and it would take
three days to open them. Meanwhile
the bank's oredit would suffer. A meet
ing of the direotors was held and it was
agreed to aooept the compromise. A
man was sent to the rendezvous with
the signed agreement not to prosecute.
Instead of Albertson he found one
Chandler, a Tacoma gambler who was
evidently an accomplice. The messenger
gave him the agreement and reoaived
the securities and combination.' The
men separated and the messenger saw
Albertson join Chandler. The bank as
onoe commenced extraordinary effortt
to capture the thieves. J. H. Ahern,
cashier of the Fidelity and brother-in
law (f Albertson, was arrested by De
teotive Sullivan who confined him in a
hotel for several days trying to force a
confession. The story got out and Sul
livan was forced to release the prisoner,
who was then legally arrested.
Twenty-six Injured.
DENVER, Sept. 13.—Passenger train
No. 314. bound toward Denver, on the
Graymont District of the Union Pacific,
was wrecked this morning about 11
o'clock near Beaver Brook and twenty
six passengers were injured, five of
whom will possibly die. The train was
late and running fast When reaching
a curve the express oar left the track
and rolled down a fifteen foot bank. It
was followed by the mail oar and two
passenger coaches, one of which turned
over twice before reaching the bottom.
The train was loaded with passengers,
many of whom were Knights of Pythias
returning from the Koights of Pythias
state convention held at Aspen last
week. When the news reaohea Golden
City a wrecking train was ordered out
and was starting whbn Robert Pruyn,
an employe of the road, attempted to
board the engine. In doing so a pistol
fell from his pooket, the hammer strik
inga stone and the weapon was dis
charged, the ball taking effect in the
neck and making a wound whioh will
result fatally. The seriously injured
were left at Golden City in the hands of
physicians, while the others were
brought here and taken to the hospitals.
The seriously injured are:
Mrs. Gutmacher of Black Hawk, col
lar bone broken, baok hurt and internal
Kuhfelgerner, merchant of Blaok
Hawk, internal injuries.
George B. Tarr, conduotor of this city,
chest crushed and internal injuries.
Burnett of Nevada, Veile of (Jolorado,
spine injured and injured internally.
Watte, injured internally.
It is not Known exactly what caused
the wreck, but as the track was narrow
it is thought the train was running too
fast for safety.
Another Juvenile Chapter.
KANSAS CITY,Sept 12.—Anotherohap
tor in the Juvenile oase was written to
day when Dr. Boyle recorded at the
health office the death of Mrs. J. M.
Juvenile from arsenical poisoning. The
married life of J. M. Juvenile has been
Btormy one. He first married Miss
Margaret Fouree of Russell, Kas. After
eight years she got divoroe. The
Juvenile became engaged to be married
to Miss Millie Pfoffqian of this
place. He jilted her and mar
ried Mrs. Annie Baker, a divorced
woman. Soon afterwards the Juveniles
house was blown up with dynamite, he
and his wife barely escaping death.
Miss Pfoffman was arrested for the
crime and the case against her is still
pending. Last Sunday Mr. ana Mrs.
Jcvenlie spent the day away from home
returning Monday. They drank water
from the ice cooler and were both im
mediately taken ill. They did
not suspect poisoning, and medi
cal assistance relieved them.
Tuesday they ate some cakes made from
meal, and again both were taken vio
lently ill. investigation showed that
nearly everything edible in the house
had been mixed with arsenio. From
the effects of her illness Mrs. Juvenile
never recovered, dying this morning at
2 o'clock. Juvenile,, however, recov
ered. Muoh mystery surrounds the
case. Juvenile says he knows who the
gouty parties are but declines to give
their names. Juvenile is resident man?
of the Consolidated Tank Line Go.,
and is in oomfortable oircumstanoes.
A Great Doc.
NEW YOBK, Sept 11.—The St Ber-'
nard dog, Lord Bute, whioh arrived on
the White Star Line steamship No
madic, is not only the largest dog of his
kind, but the largest dog in this world.
He was bought by the Menthon Ken
nels of Phcenixville, Pa., from Thomas
Shillcook of Birmingham, England, for
$8,750, for breeding purposes. His mm-'
cess on the show bench throughout,
England has been almost phenomenal/:!
He haB won in all twenty-six tint
prizes, as well as a number of^ cups and
medals. The trip atiraM^ the Atlantic^
was by no means to his liking. He
oeasiok from the time the vessel left the
Mersey until she anchored in quaran4lF
He "hows iiQ til effects ftrtpa,4he^?S'||
down thegangplanlb
otore than twenty:
Lord Bute is —jwunos

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