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THE SEDALIA AVEEKLY BAZOO.
c Established 1868. Published For The People Now On Earth. Established 1868. VOLUME 25. SEDALIA, MO., TUESDAY, MAT 30, 1803. NUMBER 4S. J n w CAUGHT THE BULLET. Kansas Man Uses the Bed Clothes and Thus Saved His Bacon. Iola, Kans., May 27. On April 30th,Get rgeA. Williams started from Kaunas City in a wagon for Oklaho ma, taking with him seven horses and was accompanied by a man named Bert Fisher. Last night they camped three miles south of Iola. This morn Williams road into town driving Fisher ahead of him, tied on another horse and delivered him over to the officers, charging him with attempted murder. Williams says at one o'clock last night he was awakened liy a blow on the head, and arising, saw Fisher with a leveled revolver alxnit to shoot him. He heaped the bedclothes over his head just in time to catch the bullet from the revolver in them. Then he grappled with his assailant, and, after a struggle, wrenched the gun away from him and made him a prisoner, bringing him to town this morning as described. Foster On the Situation. Ci.r.vF.i.ANn, Ohio, May 27. In response to a telegram sent him by an afternoon paper, Gov. Foster an swered, hi icily stating that his failure simply illustrates the great folly of permitting ones sell to he m dent le youd the reach of reasonably quick assets for relief, when the hour of difficult lwrowing comes. "Confi dence has for sometime been shaken," he add, "in the ability or capacity of the government to maintain gold payments. Natural impulse in the lenders has been to strengthen them selves against unusual drafts. There followed the inability of the borrow ers to obtain funds aud decline prices, and suspension and failures followed. The country," he says, in conclusion "is possessed of enormous resources, which are at the command of the gov ernment and it should say and act in terms and ways that will satisfy the country without ambiguity or uncer tainty that gold payments will be maintained." A Crank Telegram. Eosto.n, May 27. The following telegram to-dav was sent to President Cleveland Ly Rev. Wilbur F. Crafts, Jiev, A. H. Plumb and Rev. Joseph Cook, representing the national and state Sabbath organizations : "Milchrist's suspension delays and excuses for inaction for fifteen days on the official decision for the Sunday opening, if not over ruled to-day, will do dishonor to the nation and admin istration. If the temporary injunc tion is possible to-daj, let a procla mation be issued and troops hold the gates closed until the injunction ob tained for Sunday closing is the law of the land, or until federal courts de cide otherwise. Shall the national law be nullified meanwhile?" Baptist Missionary Union. Dexvek, I VJo., Mav 27. The hourof to-da V- n f ihe Amen can Baptist MLsioiury union was mi der the auspircs of the Baptist vouiu people union. Several addresses were delivered. The following offi cers were elected for the ensuing year. President Rev. Dr. A. H. Strong, JNew l ork. i Vice-Presidents ; Hon. Rolert O. Fuller, Massachusetts, Judge David V. Burns, Colorado. Recording Secretary, Rev. Henrv S. Burrage, Main. M. S. Smalley, Kansas elected among the board of managers. That Injunction. Chicago, May 27. The expected bill for the injunction to prevent the Sunday opening of the World's fair, was filed to-day in behalf of the gov ernment by united states .District Attorney Milcbrist in the federal cir cuit court. The district attorney does Jiot ask for temporary injunction and consequently the case cannot be ar- ' gued until next week, when Chief Justice Fuller will be in the city and will probably hear the case with two judges of the circuit court. Wednes day next, was set as the date for the arguing ot the bill. Presidential Appointments Washington, May 27. The presi dent to-day made the following ap pointments: John R. Riley, .New York, consul general at Ottawa, Canada. Wrenton W. Anderson, Wis consin, cousul at Montreal. Jacob Sleeper, Massachusetts, secretary of the legation and sonsul of the United States at Bagota, Columbia. Believes There Will be a Crowd. Chicago, May -7. World's Fair .. i ti. r .i..,:--; j , '.v, r..;- i.ni;,.,. ti.nt ti.o i fir.t open Sunday at tlie grounds will I le lanrclv attended. To-day it issued ! 300,000 admission tickets for u-c to-1 morrow, Every department is pre paring for a big rush. The Italian section in the manu facturers ami liberal arts buildings was formally opened to-day by the roval .commissioner, Marquis Ungarn. The bill says,tl;e Chicago World's fair corporation at its dedication delivered the site and buildings into the poses sion of the natioual commission, for tiie Unite' States. It was provided in the act of congress that all appro priations made in that act were made upon condition that the gates of the fair be closed Sunday and that if the appropriation should lie accepted it was the duty of the national commis sion to provide rules to secure Sunday closing. The Sunday rule was made by the national commission and is still in force anil that neither the conimissiorf'ttor the directory have power to abrogate it. The bill says the contemplated opening of the gates will be a great injury and grievous prejudice to the common public good and to the welfare of the people of the United States. Judge Lacombe's Opinion. Xi:w Yoi:k, May 27. At the re quest of the coun.-el for the Chinese, six companies, Judge Laeombc has written an opinion m the case of Xy look, ihe Chinamen arrested several day.-ago. The judge ordered that he bedejwirted as soon as the provision was made for carrying out the Geary law. but set him at liberty in the meantime. The action wa taken by the Chinese counsel to establish a pre cedent. The counsel knew that the ea-tern judge would not keep the Chinaman under arren pending tin. enforcement of the Gearv law. The western iudires might not le so lenient unless a precedent was established for their action. The opinion of Judge Lacombe will be sent to every United States jndge at once. No Change in the Situation. Kansas City, May 27. The Slur special from Pittsburg, Kansas, says : The strike situation has not materially changed. The only impoi taut develop ments of the past twenty-four hours is the compromise Ielween the smelters aiio striK"ig miners by winch the smelters will be allowed to run. After weighing the consequences of shutting down the smelters' union con- c'uded that the injury received by such action would overbalance the benefits. J. F. Todd, state lalwr commissioner arrived to-dav. He says he has no authority to mix up the strike and says he is here only for the purpose of gathering statistics and facts concerning the strike. A Bad Runaway. "V-M-ini:T TMirwlc T.lnnd Mnv 97 I .lr. aud Mrs. Cornelius Vander niii, their two sons and two daughters i a narrow escape from being killed yesterday. Ihe family hired two carriages and started for Beacon Iiill to inspect a cottage thev have rented. Oueot the horses was seized with blind staggers. The pair ran away fright ening the horses of the other carriage so that a double runaway was the result. William R. Hunter, was. in, the carnage wish Air. Vanderbilt. The driver of the other team, witl rare presence of mind, prevented the horse from running over a steep pre- cipice. jSo one was injured. Wholesale Poisoning. Xi:v York, May, 27. Thirteen persons, residents of the aristocratic neighborhood of Clinton and Union streets, Brooklyn, were poisoned at the boarding house ot Mrs. Mckinley where they took meals. The poison is supposed to have been in the straw berries, the poison having wen placed on the l)erries to keep off the insects while the fruit was jrrowiug. William J. Gokey, Mrs. Gokev and John Webster are those most seriously affected and they may die. The others it is believed are out of danger. Emin Pasha Reported Dead. Brussells, May 27. A letter from Ben Mohammed received bv Gov. Stanley Falls, leaves little doubt tliat Emin Pasha, the noted explorer, is dead, lne letter says that an Aiab chief named Said Bin Abad. in jour neying towaids Unvoro and Wradelai. met train Pasha and his expedition in a hostile manner. A severe battle of three days ensued. Emin Pasha and followers were defeated and took flight Abad and his victorious fol- owers overtook Emm and killed him with all his people. Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Rer ABSOLUTELY PURE GENERAL ASSEMBLY A New Jersey Preacher Says the Episcopal Church is the "Back Door to Rome." Washington-, May 27. After de votional exercises this morning, the Presbyterian General Assembly heard the report of Chairman Baker, of the judicial committee, who rejxrted that the committee had been uuahlc to pre pare the Briggs case for trial this morning and stated that the parties had agreed to a postponement until Monday. He recommended that the trial be postponed until that day. The recommendation was adopted. A report on church unity was pre sented and discussed. Hew -Nelson A. Hollifield, of Newark, X. J., du ring the discussion caused a sensation bv making a bitter attack on the Episcopal church. He said among oilier tilings that the Kpi.-copal church was nothing more than a lwck door to Rome. Rev. Charles M. Booth, if Xeu" York, expiessed great regret at this attack and was applauded. The qucstiitn of the Geary law was wa then taken up as a special order and discu-sed till the middiv rece??. Got Tangled Himself. Friday, Thorna Umbles, colored, filed complaint before Judge Lcvens, charging Emanuel Givcns, also col ored, with assaulting him in a Main -treet crap ji -int. The rase was M for hearing Saturday morning. The prosecuting witness failed to put in an appearance and an attachment was issued for him, and Umbles was brought into court. On the witness -land he went clear back upon hi af fidavit in the complaint. He would not .-wear that Givcns hit him at all. Givens was discharged for want of evidence. It was clear that Umbles had been "fixed." Complaint was filed against Umbles for Imisterous language on the occasion of the ".-crap" ami he wasfinedSl and costs and sent to jail. No Excitement at Fostoria. FosToniA, Ohio, May 27. The situation here to-day so far as the Foster failure is concerned is but little changed from last evening. There is a general feeling of uneasiness, but little excitement lotieeable on the strec's. Gov. F-isler said this morn ing he hail no statement to make. lie i awaiting the report of the assignees. The banks here are experiencing no trouble. Dcix-sits in the Foster bank amount to aliout 8300,000, divided among as large a number of deposit ors. Foster's Failure Bears Fruit. 'P.. . . r rata jwi.i.iu, jinv it. ihe 'co- ple's bank of North Baltimore closed Vr jealousy. . We have been mar its doors this morning. The an-riei ,,mc years and he has frequently uouncement was made that the cashier has gone to raise money to meet all liabilities anil that the bank would re open. The closing was precipitated by the failure of Charles Foster, who was a lieavy stockholder. Hoke After the Pensioners. ASHiNtiTON, Mo., May 27. Secretary Hoke Smith, has just made a decision repealing the iJaum and Bussey decision construing "disa bility not of service origin," so as to limit it to (lisabilitias preventing ajw plicant from earning support bv manual labor. It is believed this wil'l reduce the pension payments from fifteen to twenty millions' annually. Worse Than Supposed." FOSTORIA, O., Mav 27. Assignee Goniley states that an investigation into fosters affairs show a worse con- dition than at first anticipated. The liabilities he said, would reach be tween eight hundred thousand and a million with assets much less. Terrible Work of Floods. Odessa, May 27. Advices from Rou mania say that floods have de stroyed over half a million acres of crops, causing a damage of 85,000, 000. " Baking Powder Mrs. Peary Will Go Along. St. Johns, X." S., May 27. The steamer Falcon leaves here June 15, for Philadelphia, where she will take on lxard the Peary expedition to Greenland. The expedition will con sist of sixteen persons, including Mrs. Peary, who again undertakes the hardships of an Artie exploration. Will go it Alone. Chicago, HI., Mav 27, Owing to dissatisfaction with the system of awards adopted by the World's Fair officials, coinniisssoners from Eutope and other countries contemplate es tablishing a board of n-wanls of their own, ignoring the exposition. Maybe She Kicked too High. Xi:v.- Yoi:k, May 27. The propos ed steatnlioat excursion of the Infanta Eulalie this morning was postponed until Monday, the princess being to. much fatigued after hist night's ball to undertake the trip. A Valuable Horse Dies. Council Bi.vkfs, lo.. May 27. Picton, the running horse from Stand ford's Palo Alto ranch, died here last night, en mute to Chicago. Fifteen thousand dollars had lecu refused for Picton. Weather Maket. Washington, May 27. For Mis souri ami Kansas Generally fair. slowly rising temperature, variable wiiins . ELOPERS CAUGHT. A Wife is Taunted by her Hus band to Run Aaway and She Did So. Kansas City, May 27. Mrs. Anna Cromby, wife of Julius Crr.nibv, a wealthy store keeper at McDonald, eighteen miles from Pitt.-hurg, Pa., and Louis Delile, who doped with her, were arrested at the Union depot this morning as they alighted from the Wabash train, by Police Sergeant Parker and Detective Con OHare. With the couple were Mrs. Cnnnby's two children, John, a:ed 7 years, and Juliet, a sunny haired little miss of -1 years Deli.-le and Mrs. Crumby are Bal aus and the woman's husband was a native l ! landers. Delisle is one inch more than six feet tall and is "0 years ld. lie has. been in Ameri ca only siv months and .talks little English, Mrs. Cromby speaks good English with hardly a trace of a for eigu accent. Deli.-le is a tailor by trade and lived at McDonald. "My husband became-jealous," the woman said, "and had some words with Delisle, but there was no cause told me to leave the house. The other day he said: "If you like Delisle why don't you and he go away together?' It was his old story and so I thought IM feol him. I did not intend to'go 'away with Delisle when I started 'with thc children, but at Pittsburg I I met him and said : 'Louis, how wmili you like to go to California with me? ie said all right and so I put niv things in his trunk and we Imught tickets lor San Francisco. No, I will never go back to live with mv hus- band, and he cannot prosecute us in court, for we have done imthinj. wrong." l esterday Chief fepeers got a tele gram trom touperinteiident ot Police Roger O'Mara of Pittsburg giving a description of thc couple and ordering their arrest. The woman's husband will start to-morrow for Kansas Citw Delisle had $350 and a pistol in h"is pocket, but part of the money belongs to Mrs. Croiuby. Delisle is focked up in uie central station "Holdover aud Mrs. Cromby and the children are being guarded in Captain Flahive's office. Will Mr. Croker'sFour Hundred supersede Mr. McAllisters Four Hun dred, or will the leaders meet and form a "combine?" Something Extra ! T the ladies of Sedalia, Carpets Look at the decorations at other state buildings while in Chicago and j'ott will find that the Sedalia Carpet Company is strictly in it and always at the front. D.A. CLARK Manager, THIRD AND LAMINE. ON MM. William E. Reavis Gets a Horse On the Hon. Judge Hey. William E. iieavi.- has a "horse" on Judge Thomas P. I low . . ,!W 1:5 tn,c both in the vernacular ot me street .1 ramiii and in reality. " Iteavis lives twelve miles west Solatia ami is a pn.sperous farmer and ucccssful trader very successful it u-.mlil ....u Last April Iteavis sold to Judge Hoy a line looking bay horse, eight years of age and sound as a dollar a one hundred cent dollar and not a seventy cent silver dollar; at least ? - 1.-1 1 .! ! II 1 IJ iV . ' "J"" VS'- nrt iiis an vr.wian.1 yam inue nope tin.- judge gave in exchange ; ixty-hve oftlPH,! '.Ja.Mie .. the realm. fhe judge t...k the s eed home. He L-nr mi-:m uixnuiiii ;iiu u.ul-iidisc was a comely animal to look t:;on and, as Mr. Iteavis issiired the judge that he was faultless, healthv and without a sear or a blemish, the judge was naturally proud of his pur chase. But alas, for fond hopes and horse's heaves. The animal was soon ill aud has been worse than use! Since purchasing the horse tbejinf lias, lias, according to his complaint, spent ginsvillesevcral davs last week looking fully SJv in "dope" ami veterinary after the arrangements for the dedica urgeon services. The animal won't 'tion and formal nrospntntion nftl. f die and .-top the expense but kcejx on cw main building, which will Like consuming feed, medicine and rcquir- place Juue 8 and b. Bv that time the : i the attention of a horse doctor. 'building will be all "completed and l'he judge now seeks the return nfj furnished. The Daughters of the Gou lds 8'i-j and the S85 !m has expended federacv at t. Louis are nflwhusilv upon the animal since it came into his I engaged in selecting and preparing' 1.W.--1-SI1IH. ..un v.;i unmgiii oeiore fudge Fisher Saturday afternoon. The case was tried on both sides for all it was worth. The jurors after ta iloring with the evidence and attorn eys' arguments for several hours came to the, conclusion that they were not competent to pass on the" question of the merits of the horseV health, and worth and the court excused them. Meanwhile Judge Hoy will feed and ! doctor the equine until the rase conies up again, winch the judge be soon. hopes ill THE ECONOMY FIRE. The Second Within a Month Loss Fully Covered With Insurance. The Economy Notion store on East second street, was discovered on fire Saturday morning uIh ut 1 o'clock. The fire department res, on l.il ouickly .. ..1 I.... ! i .J ui mi-- iii. u in, uui dm hoi arrive in time to prevent' most of the llamable contents of the notion store from be ing burned or so Inidlv damaged as to render it almost worthies.. T e stock was the pnnwrtv of Mrs. 11. lingmnre ami is insured in the Landmnuu iv Hartshorn agency for Sain). Ihe loss docs not exceed the insurance. The building i-. a part of the.Dem sey block and is the property of E. D. Wall, of Chicago. The loss on the building is fully covered by insurance in W. H. Ritchey's agency. Thc origin of the fire is a nivsterv. A kerosene can was found by the fire men sitting in the rear of the store. News For Everybody! From the committee on building and site, Missouri World's Fair Commission Seclalia Carpet Co Has the contract for furnish iug the auditorium of the Missouri building at the World's J fair,' with Carpets and Draperies. Also from and draperies for their loom. I The kui was open, the top having I been taken off and laid away. Less than a month ago a fire was discovered in the same store room but was extinguished without much loss. Judi inn from the circumstances connected with the fire the most gen eral opinion given as to the origin of .till firf tll'lt if tin. trnt-L- ftf -tn , " ..... , .. .. ...... wit, .. ... .... incendiarv. Various theories are ad- vanced and numerous are , afloat, more or less of a dania: f,Iire: m Tun I5azoo does not lit ."-'' Jnicier. Gay Time at E. W. Greens. I awl Mrs. E. W. Greene, who ! know so well how to entertain de lightfully, received a number of their friends at their home !12 Moniteau street, Friday night. Among the guests from a distance were Professor iLcnzen, late of Cologue, Germany, land Prof. Sclmpin of St. Louis. The i c-, j,. nni:- ir c:t,lal;ans wereMessrs. Billings, I , K, , W()lf CharUa Kok , (fDr cw A enjoyabh of thc eve, - tht (leJVote)1 Sr., able jiart to in strumental music and singing by these talented gentlemen. Refresh ments, liquid and otherwise, were-' served and the hour was late when the happy company departed. Confederate Home. Capt. W. P. Barlow of St. Louis, sscrctary of the Confederate Home association ot .Missouri, was in -tliir- me tunuture tor shipment to that place. It will all be there anil ar- ranged in dedication. thc building liefore the Markets. ST. LOUIS STOCK. St. Lovi, Mo., Mav, 27. CATTLE Receipts 700 : stroni:" HOGS Receipts' 1.O0; firm, heavr : medium (i.70fi fi 'io i: 7.-. .SHEEI "0fl: st roncr. ST. LiUMs 1-KonrCE. .St. I.oris,-Mo, May 27. WHEAT Lower 7J; July D": Son- CORX Steady, 37i k-r 3D. ' " May I Septem- OATS Lower, SS; July 2SJ, September " l'ORK 22. LARD M.12J. cuioaoo PKoDCCC CmcAfio, Ills., May 27. " WHEAT-Ea,y, 70 ; July 721; Sept. 75?. CORN Lower, 40", i ; July 401 : September 411-4. " - " OATS-Strom;, 31; July 29 ; September 2! 7-.S, PORK Easy 21.05; July 21.50. LARD Easy 'J.95 ; July 10.02. RYE Easy. 55. RARLEY Nominal 02c FLAX SEED Firm 108. TIMOTHY SEED-3-S03.S5. RUTTER-Uiicliangiil. EG(!S Unchanged. CHICAGO STOCK. Chicago, III., May 27. CATTLE Kvceints l.S(X). nrri unchanged. I:irinc tlu, urL- have sold atlKO&tf ; mediums 4.9O.3.60 ; others 4.2.jj475: fed to-d.tv soaKijo! ihAj!s Keceints. 4500. niiv l.-xi. higher; mixetl anlT pacfciTs 7.10,75- sbeep 40(2.5.25, Texans 3.75(?L80.