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SED ALIA WEEKLY BAZOO.
VOLUME 19.
SEDALIA, MO, TUESDAY. JULY 2b, i887.
NUMBER 8
THAT STATEMENT.
BY FAST MAIL.
The examination committee and
president of the Fourth Building and
Loan Association, of Sedalia, publish
a statement in this morning's Bazoo,
Rhowinc that all monev due the
shareholder of the association is in the j An Aged Ohio Lad? Mnrdered A
Hanging of Hoffman Big Dam
age Suit at Wyandotte
Lightning s Work.
four thous
money was
hands of the treasurer ready for dis
tribution, whenever the real estate,
on which they have deeds of trust is
closed up, and back dues of share
holders are paid in full.
Between three and
and dollars of this
used in running the Sedalia Demo
crat. but when it was lime for it to
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be placed with the treasurer, that
august, blow-hard, blow-in concern
failed to respond with one dollar,
after having gulped
amount that was needed by the
retary for the above mentioned pur
06B
Funeral Accident Other
News Notes.
SEDALIA UN I IB1IT CO.
TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS.
FOR BARGAINS IN
al
state T
Early Friday morning Adolph Wills
j residence in Hudson township, near Ma
con, Mo , was struck by lightning and
! burned, together with its contents. Loss
$4000: insurance, $1000 in the Penntvlv-
nia, of Philadelphia.
Friday as J. W. Kinibrough, the 10-vear-old
son of Owen Kinjbrough, living a
few miles southwest of Ellsberry, Mo., was
driving some cattle, his horse jumped into
a ditch and fell on him, injuring him in
ternally, from the efiects of which he died
in great agony,
The inrv in the Glahn murder trial. t
down a large ; Paris, Mo., have now been out more than
twenty-lour hours and have not agreed on
a verdict. The general opinion is that
they will not bring in a verdict, but will
agree to disagree. The iurv is com nosed
a very intelligent set of men, all farmers
Business Houses,
Vacant Business Lots,
Residence Property,
Vacant Lots and Blocks,
Suburban Acre Property,
Improved Farming Lands.
IF YOU WANT TO BIY OR SELL,
sec-
SEDALIA
SURE TO
LAND AND
INVESTMENT COMPANY,
A TRAIN DERAILED BY A COW.
Piedmont, Mo, July SS. The Memphis
cannon ball train on the Iron Mountain
ran over a cow Friday night, derailing the
train and killing Engineer Alexander
Hamilton. All the passengers were badly
shaken up, but none were seriously injured.
ANOTHER ST. LOUIS HANGING POSMBLE.
St. Louis, Bio., July 23 John D. Shea,
after serving a term of four years in the
Pennsylvania penitentiary, was brought
back to this city last week to receive nia
sentence for the murder of a police officer
in this city while making his escape from
jail, and was this morning again sentenced i ne ghborhood and
to be hanged, the execution being ordered ' rest. George
: for J-eptember , but a motion for a stay of
proceedings was granted to enable attor
neys to carry the case to the supreme
court.
by officer Thompson, of the Allegheny po
lice force, to-night and fatally wounded.
The affray occurred in Weeden's saloon on
Fourth avenue, and was the result of a
dispute over a couple of women. Thomp
son has been arrested.
117 OHIO STREET, SEDAL14, MO.
LEFT EVERYTHING
Tl 1. 1 1 U I - ,
xjopie wuu uia&e auwu i out one, and he is a grocer,
great pretensions as the Se- During the heavy thunder storm last
dalU Democrat Publishing com- JSt
nany, should hide their faces with i Marshall, 111., ran out to an apple tree
shame, to let H. H. Alien and his De" n"ouT? inVJw" n , J
friends suffer one dollar, by its failure
to pay.
For months, ever since the 1886
strike, that paper has almost daily
hypocritically boasted of what great
wages it paid its employes, seem
ing to be ambitious to court
favor with the laboring classes by
this very thin and windy claim. Now Th s no clue to the perpetrators of tie
when the tug comes, they allow an
a stroke oi lightning, ihe little giri was
struck and instantly killed, a large hole
being made in her left breast just above
the heart.
Mrs. Hattie Seymour, an aged lady
living near Harrison township, Vinton
County, Ohio, across the border from Nel
sonville, was found murdered late Friday
night. She was lying on the floor in a
pool of blood. A bullet was in her brain
and a fearful kuife stab in her stomach.
The object of the murder was robberv
employe and his friends to suffer.
"Consistency, thou art a jewel."
It remains to be seen, if such a
blow-in outfit can still have the smiles
of the honest masses.
SWEET SPRINGS.
How the New Comer is Sized
Up Hotel Attractions
and Personals.
Sweet Springs, Mo., July 23. For the
last ten days life at Sweet Springs has been
ail that could be desired by ordinary in
dividual. The weather has been perfect,
the society agreeable, and Col. Hall seems
to have made a special effort to make us
comfortable. I have seldom seen or eaten
better meals than I get here, and I have
not beard a single complaint about the ho
tel accomodations this season. Of oonrse
some people would kick if they were play
ing foot ball, and there is always a tot of
those citizens at a watering place. They
think it one of the priveleges paid for
in their bilis,This year,however they confine
it to the hot weather. Comparatively
there has been no hot weather here as the
mercury has not been higher than 95 and
there is always a most delightful breeze.
I congratulate myself every day that I
am not a new arrival as the 'bus and car
riages from every train are met by nearly
all the guests, who stand on the east ver
anda and remark on the. personal appear
of each individual as he or she emerges
from the vehicle, the young girl wonder
ing if he dances or if he is married, and
ihe boys suggesting that she is ugly, pret
ty, stylish, and etc. It is amusing to see
the attitudes assumed by new comers when
they find themselves subjected to snch
close scrutiny. Even the "od timers"
quail under it.
Miss Marie Louise Daily has returned
to St. Louis.
Wano Wilson, of Kansas City, took in
the town Monday.
J. J. Franklin, of Kansas City, will be
here again Sunday.
-John H. Reid, of Kansas City, is tak
ing in the Springs.
Col. J. W. Hall will move his family
to the Springs this week.
The Misses Yerby will visit in Mar
shall Tuesday and Wednesday.
J. G. Goodwin and family, of Mar
shall, are summering at Sweet Springs.
A. N. Sadler and family, of Kansas
City, were down for a few days last
week.
G. B. Macfarlane and famly, of Mex
ico, Mo-, occupy a cottage on Columbia
avenue.
Misses Maggie and Rhoda Stephens,of
Boonville, are guests of Mrs. Lon V.
Stephens.
Misses Annie Patterson, of Mexico,
Mo., and and Miss Jessie Waiden, of Fay
ette, are at the Springs.
Miss Laura Yerby and J. M. Patter
son have won the progressive euchre cham
pionship of the Springs and Boh Henry is
the best at hearts.
Messrs Marmaduke & Hall, proprietors
of the Sweet springs, have made arrange
ments with Mr. A. N. Sadler, of Kansas
City to serve the public of that place with
the famous Sweet springs mineral water
free of charge. Two hundred and twenty
gallons of water will be received by Mr.
Saddler daily. F. S. G.
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A Young Lady's Suicide.
Chattanooga, Tenn., July 23. Miss
Therese Hall, a member of one of the
the most prominent families of East Ten-
nesiee, suicided to-day at her father's
house, at Sweetwater, by jumping in a
cistern. She had been disappointed in
ieve, and left a note giving directions as
to her funeral and a check on the Sweet-
arator Kb n h in rt V kor fnnortl sriwinaiifi
and to erect a monument over her grave. '
crime.
James E. Johnson, the engineer, who
some weeks since carried oft from the
office oi the secretary of state, the papers
of incorporation of the Missouri Pacific
branch railroad from Fort Smith to Little
Rock, is in jail at Little Rock, Ark. He
was caught and brought in by the sheriff of
' Legand county. After indictment by the
; grand jury there, he attempted to burn the
paper after he carried it away.
Fred S. Spooner, the fireman who fell
I from the back of his tank on Monday
i evening last, at Trenton, Mo., and who re
i ceived terrible injuries by coming in con
j tact with the throw-off lever of the Miller
I coupler, died at his home in that city yes
terday afternoo , after great suffering. De
ceased was a member of Godfrey, Debuilli
on Commandery, Knights Templar, of that
place.
Owing to the formation of an ex
tensive sand-bar just below Helena Ark.,
on the Mississippi side, the waters of the
river have been gradually cutting away
the bank on the Helena side. Yesterday
mornings section of the bank about 60
feet wide and 600 feet long fell into the
stream carrying with it the tracks of the
St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern
Railroad. The track will at once be re
built, but it is probable that another
route into the city will have to be selected.
For the past few days the suit for
$10,000 damages of Mrs. Hite against the
Inter-State Railroad company for running
over and killing her husband on Oct. 21
1886, was on trial in the Wyandotte Kan
circuit court General Sherry, the coonse
for Mrs. Hite, produced evidence to show
that absolute negligence was practiced bv
the railroad company in allowing men to
work upon the split log trestle and at the
same time advise those running trains to
make no stops for any cause. The case
was given to the jury Friday afternoon at
2 o'clock, and at 8 they returned a verdict
for the plaintiff for 9,000. This is the
largest amount awarded against the
road for damages.
mi Ska . 0
inursda? aitrenoon last a learlul ac
cident occurred at the bridge over Rock
Creek, near Grieves' mill, at Koch port Mo.,
A child has been buried in Green Hill
Cemetery, and the funeral party were re
turning, when a team driven by a hoy be
came frightened and ran away. Tbey
a m m - . . . .
aasaea aown me steep nui, passing one
team, and ran into the conveyance of Rev.
J. C Karns, causing his horse to run away.
Mr. Karns, his wife and daughter Nellie
were all thrown out. Mrs. Karns and
Nellie were severely injured, while Mr.
Karns' injuries resulted in his death. He
was a minister of the M. E. Church, well
known throughout the county and well
respected.
David Hot! man was hanged at Ne
braska City Friday for wrecking a Mis
soun Pavific passenger train on the night
oi the iith ot January, last, at Dunbar,
small station on the Missouri racific, ten
miles west of that place. At the time of
the wreck, Engineer Dewitt was instantly
ti a m
allied, ana a number ot passengers were
seriously injured. Hoffman passed a good
night, having retired early and sleeping
soundly all night, tie ate a breakfast of
fruit and a lew delicacies, and ascended
the scaffold with a firm tread. He made
an effort to say something, but broke down.
The trap was sprung at 10:24 and he was
strangled to death in eight minntes. His
body was cut down and turned over to the
county coroner. His confederate in the
wrecking is serving a ten years' sentence in
the penitentiary, having turned State's evi
dence. The militia company was called
out to keep order, but everything passed
off quietly. Shallenberger, the fiendish
child-murderer, during the hanging of
Hoffman, was very restless having heard
the current rumor that a mob was being
formed in the country to clean out the
jail, which has up to the present failed to
materialize, though some anxiety is felt as
to what time may bring forth.
For What They Supposed to be
Love Indianapolis' Sensation.
to
of
Base Ball.
Chicaga 8, Detroit 4 ; Pittsburg 4, Phil
adelphia 3 ; Indianapolis 5, Washington 4;
Boston-New York game postponed on ac
count of rain. All the American Associa
tion games were postponed on account of
rain.
Indianapolis, lod., July 2:5. Social
circles in Indianapolis are gossiping over
the alleged elopement of a popular and
wealthy young man with a coirely miss of
eighteen summers. Fletcher Hmes is one
of the parties. He is the only son of
Judge C. C. Hine, late law partner of
Senator Harrison. He is well to do and is
heir to an estate of more than half
million. He was reared here and sent to
Harvard College, where he was graduated
when yet in bis teens.
Six years ago, at the age of twenty-six,
he married an estimable young lady be
longing to an excellent tamilv in ew
York State, and thev made their home on
farm in this county, where, surrounded by
every comfort, their lot seemed replete with
happiness. Aside from an occasional in
dulgence in drink, Hines seemed to be
good husband and was quite deveted
his wife. He has two children a girl
four years and an infant son.
On Sunday evening last he bade a cas
ual good-by to Mrs. Hines and his children
saying be intended to drive over and
the Harris natural-gas well. He did not
return last night as was expected, and has
not since been seen. His wife was net at
first disturbed by his absence, thinking he
had driven to the city, but on Monday
evening when no message came from him
and when scandalous rumors began to
reach her she telegraphed Judge Hines,
who is now in Vermont, asking him to
come to her. He will perhaps arrive to
morrow. Investigation proved that Fletch
er had taken two suits of clothes with him,
and this strengthened the fear that he
would not return.
Mrs. Hines, when seen at her home, re
lated the circumstances as here stated.
Although greatly distressed she was un
willing to believe that her husband had
been so cruel as to desert her. She said
their domestic relations had been pleasant
and happy and there had been nothing in
Mr. Hines' demeanor to indicate that he
had grown tired of her. She hoped he
would come back and explain all, but it
was evident she was hoping against
hope.
The girl with whom Hines' name is now
coupled is Miss Alice Goodwin, who is
better known as Alice Hunter, having
been reared by a widowed aunt, Mrs.
Hattie Hunter. Her mother died when
she was three years old, and she spent the
remaining fifteen years of her life at the
Hunter homestead. She was naturally
bright, and received a good training. Being
possessed of personal charms, she grew to
be a belle in and about Miliersville.
Fletcher Hines was fond of society, and it
began to be whispered nearly two years
ago that he was unduly attentive to Miss
Goodwin, of Hunter. Her character was
above suspicion and no scandal was
created, but, nevertheless, there was some
quiet gossip, and finally a married son of
Mrs. Hunter, who had learned that Hines
had given the young lady presents,
warned her against him. She
was srtong-willed, accustomed to have
her own way. She received attentions
from several excellent young men in the
neighborhood, but would receive no regu
lar suitor. Sunday evening last a friend
took her riding. She consented to go on
condition that he would bring her home
promptly at 8 o'clock. He complied with
her wishes, though she gave no excuse for
haste. When she returned home she
talked to the family briefly and then went
out doors. She came in again, but stayed
only a moment, reinaraing suddenly :
My nose is bleeding and I suppose it
wont't stop for half m hour."
With this she ran out of a rear door and
did not return. The fact was soon devel
oped that she had gone and taken her en
tire wardrobe. Mr. Hunter said yesterday
that there was not the slightest doifbt she
had eloped with Fletcher Hines, and, be
lieving this to be true, no effort has been
or would be made to find her.
McAllister Springs.
McAllister Springs July 23 The Hoff
man house at this point is beginning to
assume a very lively air. Many of the
rooms are occupied, and the guests pro
nounce the scenery, the -baths and the
wonderful springs delightful in every re-
, spect. Indeed, nature has been lavish of
I her good gifts at this point, and it is hsrd
to hnd a pleasanter nla e anywhere. Quite
a number of arrivals weie chronicled last
week, and among them, from Sedalia, may
be mentioned:
A. Farnham was here Friday, making
arrangements to bring his family here for
a week's stay.
K. Houx, of "Mikado" fame, and
James Ramsey, who are enjoying them
selves famoasly.
F. K. Hull and, of bass ball notoriety,
has been here a few days, enjoying the
swimming pool which is well patronized.
David Ramsey spent a few days here
this week, drinking the white sulphur
water, returning Thursday night to his
home.
Mrs. G. T. Brown and Mrs. H. H.
Marean with their children are enjoying
the cooling shade and the hot sulphur
baths.
Miss Sue Parberry the accomplished
sister of Mrs. A. V. Small and Mrs. F. .
Hoffman and daughter Florence arrived
Friday and are ready to assist Dr. Small
in the management of the Hoffman house.
Rev. Father J.J. Hardy of St. Louis
is registered at the Hoffman and a more
genial gentleman is hard to find. He
gives the highest praise to the white sul
phur spring and does not think it can be
equalled anywhere He came to rest and is
enjoying his vacation.
Among other arrivale at the "Hoff
man" this week may be mentioned : Hy.
Thompson and daughter, Denison, Tex. ;
Thoa. McCormick, St. Louis ; G. Hoyt,
Brooklyn, N. Y., and J. D. Flemming, a
prominent insurance agent of Kansas
City In closing, it is well to add that too
much cannot be said of the medical
properties of these spring, and it would
be well to add, those who have tasted the
waters of many other springs, give their
testimony in favor of these.
Occasional.
TWO CHILDREN BURNED TO DEATH.
Montrose, Col.. July 23. Mrs. C. A.
Heath went to a neighboring house, leav
ing her three small boys alone at home.
Shortly afterward one of the boys went to
his mother and told her that they had
built a fire for her to come home and get
supper for pap. The mother, thinking that
something was wrong, hurried home and
found the building in flames and her to
sons burned to a crisp.
A raOMIXENT BUTLER LADY DEAD.
Butler, Mo., July 23. This morning at
3 o'clock Mrs. J. W. Hannah died of con
sumption at her late home, the Palase ho
tel. She leaves a large family to mourn
her untimely death, and many friends and
the traveling public will miss the genial
matron. The funeral services were con
ducted by the Rev. W. M. Walker at 10
o'clock this morning at the house.
OMAHA FULL FO CRIMINALS.
Omaha, Neb., July 23. Daniel Bates, a
farmer living at Beard, Guthrie county,
Iowa, was drugged by an Omaha crook,
yesterday in a saloon and robbed of $14
in money and a gold watch and chain.
He was taken to a cheap lodging house,
where he nearly died from the dose
Thugs and thieves are more numerous
than at any time in the city's history, and
the town is about over run by them,
TROOPS FOR THE COKE REGION.
Pittsburg, P a., July 23. In the coke re
gions a large number of strikers resumed
work yesterday, but at many of the works
the strikers reported for duty this morning
but would not go to work unless the non
union workmen were discharged. The op
erators refused to concede this and the men
returned to their homes. At the Mammoth
works trouble is expected, and the governor
has again been called upon for troops.
A GREAT SOUTH BftN CORPORATION.
Sheffield, Ala., July 23. The Alabama
and Tennesse coal company, the Sheffield
and Birmingham railroad and the Ala
bama improvement company united to-day
into one corporation, making one of the
largest companies ever organized in the
south. The directors will meet at Monte
cano Monday to complete the new organization.
MUKLRBED HIS SWEETHEART'S FATHER.
Zanesville, 0.,July 23 William George
a farm hand in Rich Hill township, this
county, led James Scott, an aged leaser,
out of his house Monday night with the
story that one of his horses had fallen into
a ditch. Carrying Scott's axe with hin t
cut away the brush, which he said h -1
caught the horses legs. George took Bcotl
down into a lonely glen and split his 1 1
open with the axe. He then roused the
put himself under ar-
was in love with Scott's
daughter, but had been driven from the
house by the old man. Scott was sixty
years old and George was twenty-three.
The mjrderer was placed in jail here to
day. He refuses to talk.
A QUER ELOPEMENT.
The Keii!t of the Hot Pursuit
Whic h Was Made by -the
Old Man.9'
AT DEATH'S DOOR.
What a Paris Paper Says Rela
the to the Health of the
Venerable German
Emperor.
Burned by Liu h tiling.
Macon, Mo., July 23. The residence of
Adolph Will, a farmer living about two
miles northeast of this city, waa struck by
lightning about 5:30 this morning and
burned. Loss about $2,000, insurance $1 ,-
000. A singular feature waa that no re
port waa heard more than a noise like that
of a sky rocket ascending into the air.
Mrs. Will waa considerably affected but
seemed to be more overcome with the sul
phurous smell than the shock.
Responsible For the Accident.
M. Thomas, Ontario, July 23. The
evidence given last night at the inquest
into the recent railway disaster went to
show that it was caused through the fail
ure of Conductor Spettgue to test the air
brakes before leaving Port Stanley. He
has been ar res ted and the inquest baa
been adjourned.
Paris, July 23. The medical corres
pondent of the Figa. o. who continues to
follow the German emperor, says in his
last dispatch :
"The emperor has unally succeeded in
reaching Qastein. In spite of the prayers
of the imperial family and of the remon
strances of his physicians, the emperor has
made his journey. He said that he wished
to see the mountains again. Thev had to
yield to this wish. At Mainau there waa
a day of great fright. The emperor had
a sinking spell one morning when they
were dressing mm, wnicn lasted four
hours. Two hours from the time, when
the physicians believed he was dying, the
emperor waa walking about. He has
bean obliged to give up the wearing ol his
uniform. It was too heavy. A lighter
dress has been devised for him. He can
not be made to understand why he is un
able to do everything that he has been ac
customed to do in the past.
At Bregenz, when the prince regent of
Bavaria came to see him, the emperior
tried to walk down the gang plank con
necting the vessel with the quay, If his
adjutant Count LehndorfT, had not canght
him by the arm he would have fallen.
His physicians think that the slightest fall
might result in his dying from the ner
vons shock.
At Gaatein the emperor walked up the
steps of the hotel, leaning on the arm of
two servants. After ten minutes of fright
ful fatigue he rallied and showed no signs
of weariness. The correspondent adds
that the emperor's will power now entirely
sustains him. He has strange sinking
spells. He will talk clearly and strongly
and as freely as ten years ago, and then he
will go to aleep in the middle of a sentence,
His physicians think that in one of these
sleeps he may past away.
A Serious Cave-In.
Helena, Ark., July 23. This morning
about 1 :30 o'clock a vast caving of the
bank on the Arkansas side, iust below the
city, took place. A body of land sixty feet
wide and 800 feet in length fell in. The
St Lonia, Iron Mountain A Southern rail
way sustains a severe loss, as its tracks
were on that portion of the land that
caved. Trains over the road have been
delayed, as another track will have to be
laid to admit of egress or ingress from and
to the city. The caving is due to the shift
ing of the current of the river.
DRUNKEN TRAIN MEN RESPONSIBLE.
Bt Thomas, Ont., July 23. At the in
quest in connection with the late railway
disaster several witnesses swore that the
engineer was under the influence of liquor
and unfit to control the train and that the
conducter had been drinking, though not
intoxicated. The inquest is still proceed
ing. A YOUNG GIRL DROWNED AT NEWPORT.
Newport, July 23. Miss Ellen McPhee,
the pretty daughter of John McPhee, was
drowned at the Cliffs this afternoon. She
and her young brother were wading in the
water when a breaker carried her out to
sea. In a few moments the waves cast her
dead body ashore.
LOST TWO HUSBANDS BY THE CARS.
St. Johnaburry. Vt., July 23. Fred
Morey,brakeman cn the St. Johnsbury and
Lake Cbamplain Railwav, was
from a car at North Concord and instant
ly killed, both legs being cut off. He
leaves a widow. Her former husband, who
was a freight conductor this road, was
killed about three years ago in an accident.
The woman has a horror of railroads and
a premonition that her second husband
would be killed by the cars.
THE HAMILTON' UNLUCKY DAY.
Bridgeport, Conn., July 23. Robert
Hamilton, an expert stucco-work mason,
of this city, fell last Saturday afternoon
from a tree in his yard, which be had
climbed to saw off a limb. His injuries
produced paralysis of the body from the
waist down and resulted in his death to
day. A few minutes before he met with
the accident his wife fell down a flight of
stairs at the house of a sick neighbor on
whom she went to call, and was &o badly
hurt that she is not expected to live.
MADE SPEECH LEBB BY THE BLOW.
Wabash, Ind., July 23- A peculiar ac
cident, the result of the hail cyclone of
Monday evening, is reported to-day from
Servia, this county. John Sims was work
ing on a school-houw when the storm
struck the building. It lifted off a heavy
shutter, which struck Sims on the head.
The blow was not painful and after the
storm he resumed his work, but found that
he had lost power of his speech. Ud to
this time he has been unable to utter a
word, though in possession of all other
faculties.
A NINE-YEAR-OLD BOY STARTS FuR AFRICA.
Ixuisville, Ky., July 23. A roma
marriage took place this morning in
fersonville before Esquire Ware. William
Brown and Mary Sanders were the con
tracting parties. They claim their home
hi Nelson county, fourteen miles from
Bardston. The groom is about rtO years of
age and the bride is sweet sixteen. Brown
wore jeans pants that struck him about the
knees. His coat looked like the remnant
of a soldier's coat. The bride's dress was
of a bright red but looked as if it tiad beea
worn for many years. On her bosom she
wore a sunflower of the largest size. It
appears that Brown's brother Sam and
Mary were to have eloped at the same time
as William and her sister. In order to
throw of suspicion the girls were ex
changed. Mary went with William and
her sister went with Sam. They
eloped Wednesday night. Tbey had
gut but a short distance from the
home of the girls when the father learn
of their departure and started in pursuit
on horseback, and overtook them about
four miles from home. They were in bug
gies, and the oid man grabbed the horse
in the rear buggy by the head. Seeing the
predicament they were in the fo rem st
couple gave whip to the horeeand were
soon out of sight. They could not
go back to hunt the other pair,
so after talking the matter
over, they concluded that they would get
married and make all right with the other
party when they got back. They did not
seem to be bothered about it, and when
asked if there would not be trouble when
they went home, the groom said : "No, I
guess not. Both girls are about alike, but
I never went to see this one. I will make
it ail right with Sam when I get home.
Bridgeport, Conn., July 23. Beach
Haw ley, aged nine years, son of Edgar
Hawley, of Brookfield, Conn., a constant
reader of sensational novels, left bis home
yesterday morning with the intention of
going to Africa. He took with him an
old-fashioned horse-pistol, a quantity of
powder and ball ana his bank book. He
went to Newtown, drew $20 from the bank,
and while waiting for the train, went out
in a field to practice with his pistol. While
he waa handling the weapon it was acci
dentally discharged, the ball entering his
bead under the right ear and lodging
the skull. It is thought he will die.
A Child Stabbed By a Boy.
New York, July 23. Lizsie Frances
Daly was fourteen years of age Friday and
was in i happy frame of mind until Jacob
Lang, an eight-year-old boy, in a fit of an
ger, plunged a freshly sharpened pen-knife
blade into her left side. The blood spurted
over her white sacque and she fainted. A
doctor was called promptly, and he said
that the steel struck against a rib and saved
her heart from being punctured. Lizzie
was lying on a lounge in her mother's
room in a tenement-house at No. 351 East
Thirteenth street, corner of Avenue C,
when a reported called. Her long
black hair fell Over her shoulders,and with
her black eyes formed a strong contrast to
her pale face and white wrapper. She
was suffering much pain from her wound,
and spoke with great deliberation. The
men in an iron foundry on the opposite
side of the street, she said, sent the little
thrown cl5la.rea frequently for a pint of beer, re-
"uruiui; tufiii wiiu a peuuy lor ineii
trouble. Yesterday, in the race for the
penny prize, Nellie Daly, her eight-year-old
sister, was successful, and Jacob Lang
grew angry, and tried to take Nellie's
penny from her. To give emphasis to his
demand he drew a small penknife, which
was a Sunday-school gift on Christmas Day,
and threatened to stao Nellie The little
one screamedj and Lizzie Daly dropped a
pan of wood she was carrying, and, run
ning across the street, she exclaimed :
'Don't you hit my sister with that knife.
Jakey," and to drive him away she slap
ped his face. Jakey struck Lizsie with
the knife, sending the blade into her side.
At the sight of the blood and the stagger
ing girl he ran into the house to his
mother's rooms on the top floor, and when
asked what he had done he sobbed and
said :
"I didn't do it, mamma : I didn't stab
her."
Mrs. Lang took a broken putty-blower
from his hands, when the little fellow
darted up the ladder to the roof and hid
himself in a neihboring house, beyond the
reach of Patrolman Walsh and Ward De
tective McCormack, who were at work on
the case. His mother is janitress of No.
351 East Thirteenth street, and his father
is employed in the Eagle Pencil works,
where he has worked for seventeen years.
uWe have ten children,'' said Mrs.
Lang, "six of them being grown men, and
not one has ever been in court. My boy
got his knife at Sunday school, the chil
dren bringing home four of them Christmas
day. I do wish they would not give chil
dren such dangerous playthings. My lit
tle boy had sharpened his knife on the door
step to make him a boat, and see what has
come of it. It is too terrible to think of."
Mrs. Daly is the mother of six children,
Lizzie being the eldest and her chief sup-
Crt in housework. She regretted that
szie bad such a sad birthday, and she
joined Mrs. Lang in denouncing the habit
of foundry men sending little children for
beer and liquor and the saloon-keepers for
selling it to minors. This, she thought,
was the cause of all the trouble.
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PUGILIST WBEDEN FATALLY SHOT.
Pittsburg, Pa., July 23. James Weed
en, the well-known light weight pugilist
of this city, was shot through the abdomen
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