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Reign of Terror Prevails on Account
of RoM Holdups and Robberies—
Men Bnndbnnned In Broad Day
light and Valuables Taken—HuaU
ness Houses Entered.
Port Townsend, Wash., Oct 14.—
Nome has again been visited by a
storm, according to advices received
here today by the steamer John S.
Kimball. The storm commenced on
the night of September 26 and con
tinued for three days with increased
fury, and as a result every lighter
that was anchored off Nome is ashore
and the government tug, Captain War
den, is on the beach. While the storm
was almost as severe as the mem
orable storm of last year, the damage
was slight, owing to there being but
little shipping in the harbor and the
waterfront was better protected. The
most serious damage will result from
the delay in getting lighters afloat so
they can be used in discharging the
large number of steamers due at
Nome, and some fears are entertained
that they can not be repaired in time
so that cargoes can be discharged in
time for vessels to get out before navi
gation has closed. . The only loss as
a result of the storm thus far reported
occurred after the storm was abating.
The schooner Abbie Deering sailed
in and Captain Stevens of the schoon
er Prosper, which was wrecked at
Cape Llsburne on August 26, and
Tracy Robertson attempted to go
ashore in a ship's boat. Before they
had got a great distance the boat
capsized and both men were drowned.
A reign of terror prevails at Nome,
holdups rad robberies being of night
ly oçc-inence. Men are being sand
bagged and robbed in broad daylight
when caught in lonely places and
sluice box robberies are frequent and
several mines have been robbed of
from 9600 to 92000 .
Business houses have been entered
and even women walking the streets
are made victims. On September 29,
two men entered the store of Mrs. S.
M. Hovey, and at the point of a pistol
forced her to give up $500.
The Discovery claim on Anvil creek
has again distinguished Itself. On
September 14. $1652 in nuggets was
picked up and on the 29th it yielded
nuggets weighing $1792.
Nome will have winter communica
tion with the outside world by means
of a stage line. Norman B. Smith
is at the head of the company and he
recently arrived at Nome, bringing
with him 50 head of horses and a
large number of dogs, and proposes
during the winter to run stages from
Nome to niiauma bay, a distance of
800 miles, carrying passengers, mail
and express. Along the route there
will be 35 relay stations. Illauma bay
can be reached by steamers during the
entire winter.
The Kimball brought down 355 pas
sengers and $800,000 in treasure. The
passengers report that all steamers
from Nome until the close of naviga- '
tion will be taxed to their utmost ca
pacity in bringing out passengers and
that many will be unable to secure
VntnelMi In plâtre».
Willemstad, Island ef Curacoa, Oct. 14.
(via Hay tien cable).—Advices received to
day from Maracaibo under date of Octo
ber 10 say the Venezuelan troops are en
trenched at various points on the penin
sula. A majority of them are in the vi
cinity of Maracaibo. The Venezuelan sol
diers, being practically without commis
siarat, are compelled to live on the coun
try. The result is lack of food supplies
of any kind, and a consequent increase
of hunger, distress and suffering among
the soldiers who have no shelter. Sick
ness is spreading rapidly among them and
they have no medical attendance or medi
The Guajari Indians are becoming more
incensed against the Venesuealans on ac
count of the outrages committed by the
latter and have mutilated over a score of
Venezuelans who have fallen into their
hands. These advices concluded by saying
that fighting there aeema improbable.
Traey Won law.
Philadelphia, Get. 14.—The six day go
as you please race came to an end at 23
minutes past 10 o'clock, the 17 survivors
having raced 142 hours. George Tracy of
Kinderhook, N. Y., finished first, covering
500 miles.
During the wade 21,000 persons wit
nessed the contest and $6600 waa.divided
among the first eight pedestrians. The
prize winners finished ea follows: George
Tracy 600 miles, Peter Hegriman 492,
John Glick 487, Patrick Cavanaugh 482,
George Cartwright, England, 466; Peter
Golden, New York, 481; One Guerrero,
Mexico, 441.
Martial Uw Tw MM.
London, Oct 18.—A special dispatch
iron Chpetown sapa that owing to the
restrictions cf martial law the pro-Boer
South Africen News baa keen obliged to
suspend rihllmti«
The ofitoMr n mn to nold Oo
cheeper ho took.
Have Sullivan and Kid Broad fought
25 rounds to a draw at Fort Erie, N.
V., recently.
Threshing is done in the Palouse
part of Whitman county and the last
machine has pulled in for the winter.
A special dispatch from Cape Town
says that owing to the restrictions of
martial law the pro-Boer South African
News has been obliged to suspend pub
Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans has
left for San Francisco, whence he will
accompany Rear Admiral Casey, com
manding the Pacific station, on the
flagship Wisconsin to Tutuila. Samoa.
The London Daily Express has re
ceived the following from Vienna:
Todrioff, the driver who accompanied
Miss Stone when she was kidnapped,
has arrived at Sofla. He says her
captors are Turks. The Bulgarian po
lice. who are not satisfied with his
statements, are keeping him under sur
The United States circuit coure of
appeals has reversed the decision of
the Montana court of the case of the
Home Land & Cattle company and
the National Bank of Commerce, ap
pellants, versus Cornelius J. McNa
mara and Thomas J. Marlow. The
suit was for $30,000 for failure to pro
vide cattle contracted for.
At Beaumont. Texas, at 12:20 in the
morning, fire was discovered burning
fiercely in a general store near the
Southern Pacific depot. It was 10
minutes before the alarm could be
made effective. The flames spread
rapidly through the whole block. At
1:30 a. m. Houston was telegraphed
for aid. Probable loss, $100,000.
A comparative statement issued re
cently by the division of customs and
insular affairs of the war department
concerning the customs revenues of
the Philippines, shows that the total
revenue from this source for the first
half of 1901 was $4,231,013, an increase
of 38 per cent over the amount for the
Bame period of 1900 and nearly double
that from January to June of 1899.
The general organization of the Wil
liam McKinley National Memorial
Arch association is completed. The
officers are: Henry B. MacFarland.
president ; Lyman J. Gage, treasurer,
Thomas F. Walsh, secretary. Presi
dent Roosevelt and the members of
his cabinet were elected honorary
members of the association. An ap
peal to the public will be issued short
Wheat has reached 40 cents at Col
fax and heavy sales are being made.
It is Impossible to get the full amount
of wheat sold, but It will probably
reach 250.000 bushels. Aaron Kuhn
bought 130,000 bushels In small lots
of from 15 to 105 buBhels. This wheat
had been left in his hands to sell when
the price reached 40 cents. Heavy
sales are reported from all parts of the
Falouse country.
The flags on the White House and
other executive departments are still
at half-mast, although the 30 days have
elapsed since the late President Mc
Kinley died. President Roosevelt has
decided that the 30 days did not begin
until the day of the funeral at Canton,
which was September 19, and the flags
on all public buildings, military posts,
consular and diplomatic buildings will
be kept at half mast until October 19.
Troop* Called Back.
Constantinople, Oct. 15.—It transpires
that the Turkish commander had com
pleted plans to surround Miss Stone's
captors at'noon last Saturday. Spencer
Eddy, secretary of the United States lega
tion, secured advice that further activity
would result in the death of Miss Stone,
and at 3 o'clock Sunday morning he pro
ceeded to the residence of the minister of
foreign affairs, Tewflk Pasha, and de
manded the immediate return of the
Turkish troops/ This was carried out and
the Bulgarian forces followed suit. Mr.
Eddy's action has the unanimous approval
of the members of the diplomatic corps,
who are convinced that efforts to liberate
Miss Stone will infallibly result in her
Robbed the PoitoMee,
Danville, Ky., Oct. 14.—At Harrods
burg, 10 miles from here, fire men early
today robbed the postoffice, securing a
small sum of money, and afterwards at
tempted to effect an entrance to the Mo
zet National bank. Before they succeed
ed they were discovered by Policemen
Britton and Brown, who opened fire upon
them. A miniature battle raged, during
which 40 shots were exchanged and one
of the robbers was wounded. The robbers
then retreated, taking their disabled com
rade with them, and effected their eecaape.
in surrounding towns were noti
and a posse with bloodhounds is in
Fla«» at PaH Mast Haw.
Washington, Oct. 14-—The 30 day period
of mourning prescribed by President
Roosevelt in respect to the memory of the
late President McKinley, has expired, and
the flags on all the government buildings,
which have be« half masted wue the
14th ultimo-,, an displayed again at fall
Bust. With the exception of the state
de par tm ent, the use of Made boedorod
mourning paper in official c o rr es p o n d« ea
will be diaeoetinned in all the exeeutf ve
departments after today. The state de
partment will co n ti nu e the usual aymbois
of publie mourning for 80 days l onge r .
Interestinw Items of a Miscellaneous
Kntnre Gathered During the Past
Week—All Districts Showing Vast
Improvements—New Mines Begin
ning to Ship—Mining' Accidents.
Stratton's Independence mine, at
Cripple Creek, Col., claims a net profit
of $190,000 from its production in Au
gust. The incident is regarded as ex
ceptional by the owners. It Is not the
record, however. The Utica, of Angel»
Camp, Cal.,has exceeded it with a net of
over $200,000 for one month's run. Pos
sibly other gold mines have exceeded
the Utica in a single month's output.
Now that winter is fast approaching
the Burlington syndicate, owning the
Lion Horse on Ten Mile creek, is rap
idly getting things into shape to com
mence active operations.
The ore shipments for the past week
from Boundary camps were as follows
Granby group, 5,319 tons; Winnipeg, 30
ton3; Snow Shoe, 55 tons; Mother
Lode, 1,746 tons; No. 7 mine, 35 tons;
King Solomon, 210 tons; total for the
week, 7,390 tons; total for year to date.
279,578 tons.
The ore shipments from Rossland
for the week ending October 12 from
the Roàsland camp aggregate 4130
tons, made up as follows: Le Rol mine
to Northport, 2,500 tons; to Trail, 1,020
tons; Le Roi No. 2 to Northport, 600
tons; Spitzee, 10 tons; total for year,
231,898 tons. Two shafts are now at
work on the Le Rol and the crew is in
creasing steadily. The No. 1 mine has
been unwatered and will starte opera
tions immediately. This Is one of the
old B. A. C. properties. Development
work has been started in the Le Rol
The management of the Jewel mine.
Long Lake camp, has completed ar
rangements to make an Initial shlp
- ,
ment of 200 tons of ore to the Granby
smelter. The property is owned by an j
English corporation, and has been ,
steadily developed during the last I
three years. Another new shipper to
Grand Forks is to be the Alabama
group, located near Nelson, Wash., on
the reservation. During the last week
the Granby smelter treated 4,630 tons
of ore. making a total tonnage treated.
to date of 233,445 tops.
Additional stamps for the Jumbo
mine ln Buffalo Hump have arrived at
the mime.
It la estimated that 8,000 men are
employed in the mimes ln and about
Cripple Creek.
The former governor of the Yukon
territory figures out $200,000,000 goU\
In the Klondike placers.
It is reported that the California
h .. .USV vue v-smoru,«
mine, In the Coeur d'Alene district, has
recently made a fine showing.
Van B. De Laahmutt and other Spo
kane parties have secured 1,000 acres
of land on Gray's Harbor, where they
will bore for oil.
It looks as though both of the Re
public nailroads would be in the Re
public district by the time they have
agreed to run theftr through trains/
Many of the Spokane brokers are try
Ing to get back on the old standard,
and want to sell puts and calls once
more. A large number are ln favor
of it.
Three carloads of machinery for the
Coeur d'Alene Mining company ar
rived at Murray, Idaho. The new ma
chinery ia a dredging plant, and It is
supposed to take the place of the hy
dr&ullc elevator. I
R. A. Hendricks has sold for $20,000
cash seven quarts claims near Marshal
Lake, south of Salmon river, Idaho, to
J. D. Stone, of Pueblo, Ool The ore is j
80 per cen free milling, and the ledges
are from two to four feet wide.
The Monroe Goid Mining company
will commence work In a few daya on
Its property In. Republic camp. The
company has a tunnel in 250 feet and
haa sunk a shaft 3b feet. The mineral
in the claim 11« In two parallel veina. ,
The Velvet mine on Sophia moun
tain, near Northport, Wash., is work
ing 80 men, and blocking out large
bodies of ore. The property is under
the management of So wn Sorenson,
and to making greater strides than
ever -before.
The Crystal Marble Company has
concluded to install machinery on the
quarry near Colville. It to estimated
that -the «tire cost of tbs plant will be
about $20,000. The machinery is to be
installed In the near Datura, and* will be
complete hi every detail.
In tähe oil fields near Spokane, Wild
Rom Is making a good showing. The
well to mow down about $00 fast and
for the lest 160 feet oil has haw coin
lag np steadily. Thera hen bo« no
flow, but the amount of petroleum
amounts to considerable more than a
One of tho til l— t mining flotations
ever undertaken in tlto n or th weet to be
ing pushed forward hy John Boyd,
mnnaglng dimeter of the Fslmar Moun
tain Tunnel oe mpany . He and his as
• «Man «float
flats 10*1 «lala« «waring prnetlcaUy
the whole of Palmer Mountain, Wash
J. !.. Dunn, one of the owners of the
Wild Rose mine. Pierce district, has
shipped 200 ounces of gold bullion, re
turns of the last mill run. Mr. Dunn
states that from a total mill run of 55
tons a cleanup of over $5,000 has been
made. The ledge now shows a width of
15 to 18 feet.
Statistics carefully compiled disclose
that 9,000 people went to Nome this
season, and that 10,200 have returned,
or are returning, leaving about 4.000 in
the district for the winter. Estimated
recepts from the transportation of
freight and passengers are $1,SV4.000.
and the value of the freight shipped
from Seattle, $5.500,000. About $4,500,
000 in gold has been shipped from
Nome this season.
At Wallace, Idaho, the Hercules has
commenced shipping. Regular ship
ments of about two carloads a week
are expected to be made. This ore is
not only the richest in the Coeur
d'Alenès, but the body is of unknown
extent. When first opened up It was
shown to be twelve feet wide, and since
mining far shipment began it has con
tinued to widen out. It is also easily
worked, being so decomposed that two
men are able to take out about seven
teen tons a day.
F. P. Hays, managing owner of the
famous Bonanza mine, near Baker
City, Ore., which he purchased last
year from the Geisers for $750,000. has
bonded 60 per cent of the stock of the
mine to Frank Mooore, P. N. French,
John M. Patterson and E. A. Frenzel.
of Pittsburg, on the basis of $2,000,000
for the entire property. It is said the
deal was closed Monday. Hays is a
Philadelphia man and is now east.
Deep sinking on a gigantic scale will)
commence at once.
The United States Marble company,
of Spokane, has been given the highest 1
award for serpentine rock at the Pan
American exposition at Buffalo. Tho
company wins the silver medal, which
is the second place, for ornamental
stone, with a special designation to the
effect that the award is for the best
display of serpentine. The gold medal
for the best display of ornamental
. , ...... ...
«tone is awarded to the state of Mary
land - which has a display from more
than 30 quarries. I
_/^ here waa a «rightful accident at the
700 mine in Treadwell, on Douglas
l»land. A party of miners were drift-1
*ng under contract in the 440 level, and
«rom appearances, after the accident,
they recklessly attempted to open a box
of powder with a pick resulting in an
explosion which killed four and sert
ously wounded the fifth. Joe Feratta
was blown to atoms and William
Moore, George Dusing and an Italian
called Louie were instantly killed. The
fifth man is at the hospital with a se
vere scalp wound, and will recover.
Big Elk Gored Him.
Helena, Mont., Oet. 14.—To prove an
oft repeated boast that the bull elk con
fined in an enclosure at Central park was
afraid of him, Joseph Coufal of Helena '
entered the gate armed only with a four 1
pronged pitchfork. The elk immediately
charged him, and his pitchfork proved
ineffective as a weapon of defense. The
elk knocked him down and gored him
again and again in the thigh and all over
the body. Samuel Billard, who had gone
to watch the feat, tore off a fence rail,
twisted it in the elk's horns and drove,
him off, but not until he had received a
wound in the leg which will lay him up
for several days. |
Coufal was dragged away and doctors
summoned, but before they reached the
park he had died of concussion of the
Trala Wrecked In Montana.
Anaconda, Mont., Oct. 14.—Passenger
train No. 1, the North Coast Limited, was
wrecked at a switch near Dempsey, about
five miles south of Deer Lodge. The train
was in charge of Conductor J. Hinnen,
with Engineer W. B. Bell.
No one was hurt, a fact that is almost
miraculous, as the main track and siding
are torn up for about six car lengths.
Sympathy Wltk tke Boers.
Berlin, Oct. 14.—Most of the newspa
per* here referred feelingly to Mr. Kru
g er 's birthday. The papers also comment
, with sympathy on the two years' war,
pointing out that the remarks of the Brit
ish war secretary, Mr. Broderick, and
Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Michael
Hicks-Beach, furnish proof of the des
perate straits of the British.
Rode Over Rapids at Nlspara.
Niagara Falla, N. Y., Oct. 14.—-Peter
Ni essen of Chicago successfully navigated
thé whirlpool rapids in à 21 foot cigar
shaped boat called the Fool Killer. To
day's trip through the whirlpool rapids
was witnessed by 15,000 persona. The
Fool Killer passed through the rapids in
four minutes.
Llptoo is • Raelsg Hood.
New York, Oet. 14.—Sir Thomas Up
ton was the guest of honor at e dinner
given fay the governors of the Lotos Hub
rorontly. In response to a toast, Sir
Th omas mid thet his rose« far keeping
Shamrock « this side was that he might
race with the Constitution or Columbia
next year.
via airing
Mis. Reginald Do Koren, the wife of
the composer, who is the daughter of
former Senator Farwell, of Chicago, is
stirring society tu Washington by her
fcobb J' mule and «log-cart turn-out. She
13 a ,eader ln swelldom there, and has
Imitators by G>e score, but it Is consid
ere<1 a «inest Ion if society follows her
la tbla recent innovation.
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Street Veterau Bays Magnate Is
Greatest Flaaacler of HU '1 late.
Like all men of intensity, Mr. Mor
gan seems brusque, but, as a rule,
brusque men are kind-hearted, good-in
tentioned and straightforward. They
see things quickly and are impatient
with the sluggard. They despise sham,
trickery and evasion, and never forget
it when they have discovered it. but
thelp frlend8bll) hone8tly glven l8 un .
h k f „ -,
My friend George Rutledge Gibson
g a wrlt J r in Leslie's Weeklv savs
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f tbat - ® T
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8cboob He 8ald tbat Mr - Morgan was
P ra «' t * ca l> U() t theoretical, and was wlth
ou * doubt the greatest and boldest flnan
cla_ * ma8,er °« his time.
"He believes In doing things," said
Mr. Sage. "Mr. Morgan's success 1s
due to the fact tbat be haa always ob
served business rules and taken the
same risk that he has recommended to
others. His Judgment is reliable; his
responsibility is unquestioned, and it
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. . J? , Jf . *1 hü ' * undert fh
ha 7 ln * 8 " CCe88fu1 '
top ^ , l . be . , ' eter an ^ Pf ra '
e 'T ythln *'
. . " " ab , bas bad 8U ® h an ® x '
06 b 8 °* worlc as Mr '
* °^® an ' succeeds not only because
g .Î? * ability, but also because he is
r™ an ** confident. For twenty years
* have had in ore or less to do with Mr.
, or8 ' ai ?' an<1 1 re ffn r d him and his abU
with the highest respect. He has
110 patience with an unreliable man. He
a *ralgbt forward, honest
methods. If a man resorts to trickery
* n dealing with Mf. Morgan he may as
no other man haa had auch an ex
well make up his mind that his time is
Benno H. A. Groth, of Harvard, lives
on 45 cents a week. He lives comfort
ably on this sum. When he reached
Cambridge he had
only a few dollars
and an unlimited
supply of grit. He
could not afford a
room, so he took an
attic. He had no
money for club
board, so he deter
mined to board
himself; and he bas
found Ibit he can
b. a. a. o both, satisfy his appetl e
at a weekly cost of 45 cents. Gruel and
hot water, beaus, oatmeal and brown
bread, which be can buy stale for 2
cents a loaf, form bis bill of fare. He
bas gained many pounds ln weight.
Not Exactly What She Wasted.
A teacher was Instructing a daw of
Infants In the Sunday school and was
letting the children finish her sentences
to make sure they understood.
"The idol had eyes." she said, "but
It couldn't—"
"See," cried the children.
"It bad ears, but it couldn't—"
"Hear," said the class.
"It had tips, bat It couldn't— » *
"Speak," said the children.
"It bad a now, hot It couldn't—"
"Wipe Itt" shouted tbs little ones, and
the teacher had to pause la her lesson
In order to recover her composure.—
London Tlt-Btta.
Is JmImb
at him
aha is reuavefl.
A»ny Office at Victoria Is Handling
Yukon Treasure.
Victoria, B. C., Oct. 14.—The provin
cial povernnis nt assay office is busy handl
ing a third of a ton of gold dust brought
down from tlie north on the steamer Da
iiiiIm-. Of this 125 pound* were brought
by T.igish Jim, the Indian who got in on
the first rush to the Klondike, and who
owns some of the richest claims in the
district. He is investing his money in
Victoria realty. To the North American
Transportation & Trading company -be
longed 480 pounds and the balance waa
held by individual miners from Klondike
and Atlin. The miners were all allowed
the rebate of 1 per eent, the amount of
royalty they paid the government in the
Yukon. The question as to whether the
big company is to be allowed the rebate
i* the subject of correspondence between
the provincial and dominion government.
A peculiar disease has been discovered
among the horses of the Cariboo district.
Their feet swell and then burst. So far
no remedy has been discovered. Veter
inary surgeons have been sent to the dis
trict by the provincial government.
Army Report.
Surgeon General Sternberg has mad*
his annual report to the secretary of
war. He says the health of the army
has been unusually good during the
calender year 1900. The admission
rate to hospitals for all causes In the
army—volunteers and regulars, with a
mean strength of 100,389 ln 1900, vu
2311.81 per 1,000 of strength, as com
pared <wlth 2178.06 in the previous
year, but during 1899 only 39,280 m«
out of a total of 105,546 were serving ln
the Philippines, while during the past
year 76,882 out of a total of 100,389
were thus serving. In the Philippine
Islands, with a mean strength of 66,882,
the admission rate was 2621.96, as com
pared with 2395.62 in the previous
year, this Increase being mainly due to
sickness among the volunteers. The
regulars, on the other hand, showed s
marked decrease in the ratio of admis
sion for disease, which fell from
2454.10 to 2197.73. Two-thirds of the
admissions from disease were caused
by malarial fevers and dlarrhoeal dis
eases. The deaths from all causes
amounted to 28.75 per 1,000 of strength,
as compared with 30.58 ln the year
previous. Disease occasion 20.26 deaths,
the principal cause being dysentery,
which with other Internal diseases,
gave a ratio of 9.08. The rate from In
jury amounted to 8.49. The death rats
In China was large, 47.76 per 1,000 of
strength, 23.62 from dises« and 24.14
from Injury. Since the close of the
cal«dar year 1900, the health of ths
troops in the Philippin« has been
steadily Improving. The health of tho
troops ln Cubs during the year was ex
cellent As a result of American oc
cupation, nearly every city and town
has had Its sanitary conditions Im
proved. ,
Bold Thaos at Spokaao.
Spokane, Oct. 14.—Two thugs tried at
7:16 o'clock in the evening to murder J.
H. Gudaa, a teamster, on the upper Olivo
street bridge. . They had robbed him of
$57, when they found a revolver ia his
pocket. Enraged at the discovery, they
attempted to shoot him and to throw him
into the river. •
The ball of the second shot that was
fired by the amassins passed through tho
first joint of the little finger of Gudaè's
left hand, with which he had grasped the
revolver. While holding the revolver with
his left hand he struck the thug such a
blow with his right that he knocked him
against the railing of the bridge and then
escaped by running.
Tcrrorlssd the Towns.
Saginaw, Mich., Oct. 14.—Burglars who
had previously blown open the safe ia
the office of the United States Graphite
company here and secured $80 in cash
terrorized the inhabitants of the village
of Fosters, near here. They captured
Night Watchman Jones and bound end
gagged him. Then they took him to Hay
den's hardware store, where they blew
open the safe. Unable to open the 1
box, they made the watchman
them to Hard«'* home, expecting to com
pel Harden to go to hie store and spa
the cash drawer of the safe. Hard« waa
prepared for them and opened fin. The'
burglars used the captive watchman « a
shield to Harden's fire. Jones wee shot
in the hand, but none of tlie burglars
were Mt. The shooting aroused ths vil
lagers and the burglars fled.
FT re at Walto Wills,,
Walla Walla, Wash., Oct 14.—A Mg
Are involving $85,000 loss occ u rred here
whra the large plant of the Walk Wall*
Fanning Mill company waa destroyed; Tho
foundry was utterly wiped «t, tegsthw
with ell machinery, coma stock and a
large quantity of lumber stand at «
end. There is $15,000 Insurance « the
buffdiag and none an the stock. Uw firs
started shortly after the men had left for
dinner; cause unknown.
Ez<4emasr rUlshw? Dylan
Minneapolis, Oct 1$.—Practically aR
hope has be« givw np for the weavary
jof ex-Governor John 6. Plllshary. Heta
suffering with Bright's disease, and flnr
wk to wa
ing the past week._ .
greater parti« of the time. Mr. Fffle
. bury ia 78 yuan old, and fan ne* the
I vitality Decerns ry to flght the

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