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iJ0HN A, LINHARDIlEom6-leWeek
Staple mi Men Groceries
Glassware, Quccnsvrato, Ten arid Dinner Sets, Chamber
Sets, Library Limps, Toilet Articles,. Tobacco,
Cigars, Wooelcnwaro, Ice Chests, Refrigcrat- '
ore, Grass and Garden Seed, Oye
tcrs, Fish and Gamo In
. Season.
Hash Paid for all Kinds of Country Produce,
Hardware jqABZv Tinware
The Most Complete Sloclt In Central Missouri of (he Best and Cheapest
Hardware, Tinware, Stoves, Cutlery, Etc. Exclusive ngent for
8Th8 Celebrated Wire-Gauze Charter Oak -Stoyess
Door Frames, "Window Frames, Wire Screen, Weattier Strips, Spring
Hinges, Bird Cages, Water Coolers, Etc., a Specialty. Tin Hoofing
Spuming and Jobbing of all kinds given prompt attention.
Tho Very Latest
sad Bost Stoves
JFully Warranted.
Call and seo thorn.
Guttering, Light
ning Kods, Novel
ties, Etc., at the
Lowest Prices and
No. 403 West Main Street. Opposite, Gas Works.
President. t Vice-President. Secretary & Treasurer.
2. B
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I iist - Glass Liveru B ids
Cot.oNT.l, Thomas U. t'ntft. president
ot tho Grz.'tto Printing Company of
scualta, Bio., una ono of tho best-known
tuon In Missouri, was shot nnd mortally
wounded dm Ins a political discussion
by Judgo John Hlgglns, of tho Pettis '
County court, lloth mon orA on route-)
to Ibuli- homes on a MUsourl lWllo ocratlo lublleo Ih llti'ttll
Tub rcmnlhs of-Al
who died in Ijohdort,'.
lar llohnrl 'I1. t.ltltfol
thb crypt Ih tilt L-Mtfdi
tiprlngfleld, 111:, Ori thOj
Uf his Illustrious grani
Afti:ii having boo:
years Mr. nnd MM. AnC
Cltv. Kan., dl-covcred
brother nnd slstor, ,
O.siMIAM' of the. mlfij
nuatit, 10., Yvhsilcslrtiye
A etiAt.-otrrbarrol o
Wlltr.K temporarily Insnno Mrs. Jo
soph Lamprcchtof Philadelphia, klllod
her Infant child, fatally cut tho throat
of hoc d-year-old daughtor Mary and
then fatally stabbed herself.
A Finn at Oncnsboro, Ky., tlostroyod
many business buildings, including tho
Messenger newspaper olllco. Wl II II.
Ilahn lumped from tho third-story
window, of tho .tludd ttuuso and wai.
AMONfl parolos granted by tho peni
tentiary managers" at Columbm, O.,
wore those, of L'roil 11. llrnglns, tho
Clovoland editor sunt Uf for eight yean
for forgery, and John I!. Simons
treasurer of Drako County, oonvieiod cit
I'lnbezzlcmcnt and so.ltcncol for six
Two woiikmiin woro Instantly Ulllod
nnd a third badly hurt by a falll'ig
jilor under a railroad track upon which
thoy hoio at work at Doylostowu. li.
Tin: cooper shop of tho Philadelphia
Coopnrago Company, tho soap factory
and sploo mill of V. C. Thompson an 1 a
largo storage warohouso bolonjtlng to
tho Pennsylvania Railroad Company at
Philadelphia woro burned, cauiin u
loss ot S18000.
Tim; Btatuo to tho memory of William
Donning, manufacturer of tho cannon
used by tho Americans In tho war of the
revolution, was uuvalled nt Kcwvlllc,
W. R. CnTTiiF.i.r,, tho notorious Cedar
Keys (Flu.) desperado, was shot and
killed by Chief of Polico Gerald at
Montgomery, Ala.
(loviuixon IIUMniitKV, of Kansas,
granted an unconditional pardon to
William ll.ildwln, who was under death
sentence for murdering his slstor Mary
In Atchison duly 8, 18S5. Ualdwln was
bclluvcd to bo Innocont.
Emu. Wri:t.Fi:oDT, of Terro Haute,
who 'ound employment in beating his
wife, was thrashed by womon with raw
hides In ono of tho htroots ot that city.
huiNou M:cri, tho faster, bogan a fast
Double or Single, f6r City or Country,
or for Commercial Travelers, at the
Best Rate given In Central Missouri. Horses Boatded b)
th 0y Week r Month at Reasonable Rates.
cll or vMiw t. WIUftASftli
limn tilnboln.
i)Bori of Minis'
rot'n titabud 111
WoHuhicrit Ai
I, dhUvd thosb
marrl'd flvn
arr, of Kansas
nit thoy were
Ibivn bf Trcl
y fire.
tied ntn lJehl
tdon, Pa., and
Sworo so badly
r eyesight.
BiiOtjWnu Killed I'M
l Loglyille, Ky bo
trf tjolf her fence,
ilohli nnd llenrV Vlnt
burned that Ihovlost 11
A noil.Kit cxplosIonlK'tf Bah'lnlllncnr
Magnolia, Miss., lillji( !, l'rttchard
nnd K. Andrews oniffiitally Injured
Charles Taylor atid Vp!t
Mtis. Vocir.t. sriOtjSnd kilted VA
Traub, a boy, In
Ojuso ho refused
wlicro bo was slttl
ViAAAJiiiKlisos-wurTPiJluntlnir with
bis wlfo near Jlangor, Mo.r-accidentally
shot and killed her,
PiiKBinuNT tlAiititsnx Ims issued Ills
proclamation designating Thursday,
November at, as Thanksgiving day.
I'lUhR Ki:i.l.i:i!, of Linton, 1ml., was
cleaning a pistol supposed to bo un
loaded when the weapon wasdlschai'cd,
killing Mrs. Kellor.
Wim.i: playing with a gun Wlllhm
Charlton, t years old, killed his sister
CalUn, 0 years old, In St. Lou If.
Tin: third nnnlvcriary of tho osoou
tlon bf tho live. Anarchists In Chicago
was observed by tin-It- filonds In that
Tin: loss waf roportcd of six men
from tho whaler Charles W. Morgah,
which arrived at Sail 1'ranclsco from
tho Okhotsk soi. The whaler Norwhol
also lost four men.
Till". Government cotton report shows
a probablo total projuctlon of 3,ltii:i,:i30,
003 pounds, or no.irly 8.003,000 bales.
which oxcecds last year's crop by over
000,000 b.ilo, whan It was tho largest
ovor raUod in this country.
Tub vislblo supply of grain In store
in tho United Statoi on tho 10th was:
Wheat, 22,003,747 bushels; corn, l,HS,
0(1:1 bushels; oats, :!,U-1,2:H bushels.
Tim thermometer regis tored 10 de
crees abovo zero at St. l'aul, iMinn., on
the 10th, tho coldest day for tho time of
year In nlnotoen years.
At a mooting In tho Metropolitan
Opera IIouso at Now Vork at which
Dillon and party wero present and
mado addrossos SIS'.OOO was suscrlbod to
rollovo suffering In lrnland.
of forty-Uvo days in Now York on tho i Tin: aroa seeded to wheat in Mlch-
(Ith. lgan this fall Is l,.r03,000 acres, an In-
lllixnv IIUMrililRY died In Now York
from un oplleptto Bt caused by hard
drinking. Tun years ago ho Inherited
a fortune ot 8100,000 and ho had scarce
ly drawn, a sober breath sinco.
At n mooting In Philadelphia for tho
reliof of tho suiTorlng In Ireland at
which Messrs. O'llrlon nnd Dillon mado
speeches Postmaster John Holds, who
nctcd as treasurer, prcsontod a subscrip
tion list which footod up $1:3,83.1
Aiiout sixty crusaders assaulted the
saloon ot Andy Spaulding at Freeman,
-Mo., and .knocked in tho heads of all
liquor barrels. Freeman Is a local
option town and tho raid was generally
A iiravv volumo of business through
out tho country was reported, with the
monetary ltuallon substantially un
changed. Tho foreign trado was un
usually active, tho imports during
October being In exco-s ot 105, 00 1,000.
Ni:aiii.v forty buildings, including
tho cntlro buslnoss portion of Trucker-,
Cal., wero destroyed by an Incendiary
lil.ACK diphtheria was prevailing In an
epidemic form in Cygnot. O., and the I dlphthorla, agod 5 years.
schools woro all closed and business was plpo almost constantly.
practically suspoiuleil,
Tiswn' wreckers ditched
croaso ovor last year of lit, 000 acros.
l-'ouu casus of leprosy woro roportcd
In Philadelphia.
Tin: barns of Iilgglns & O'Malloy nt
Uonova, N. Y., wci-o burned, and llonry
Hall, who had chargo of tho barns and
slopt th ore, and fourtoon horses lost
their lives.
It was discovered thai Androw Ho
noau, who was shot and killed by a mob
at Normandalc, Oa., for tho murder of
J. C Forsyth, waa Innocent of tho
crime. Several ot tho mob wero under
Tin: city council of Brazil, Ind., do
posed Mayor Herr for Inebriety.
NoTWiniHTANDISO President Wood
rufl's'proolamatlon polygamy still nour
ishes In Utah, forty-two arrests having
been mado for this crlmo within tho
past fow days.
At Watervllle, Minn., Fred Morgnti
nnd another hoy nnmed llennott wero
drowned by breaking through tho Ico
while skating.
Winfiemi Scorr HANroru Douax,
the Trenton (N. J.) child who was born
with a craving for tobacco, died of
Ho smoked a
train on tho Missouri Pacltiu road neat
Ottervllle, Mo , and tho engineer and
four poUal clerks woro badly injured.
Itobbory was tho object.
Tin: police broke up an Anarchist
meeting at Newark, N. .1., by arresting
Mrs. Lucy Parsons, Hurt' Most and sever
Tiiaixs collided near Nlcholasvllle,
Ky,, tearing a slcoplngcjr to fragments.
The passongers miraculously cseapLd
doath, but sovernl ot them wore severe
ly Injured.
Tim: business failures in tho United
States during tho seven days ended or.
tho 7th numbered 215, against 218 the
preceding week and 207 tho correspond
ing week last year.
Tin: cntlro business portion of Hart
man, Arl., was burned.
Mus. O. O. IlAiLF.r, thovlfo of i
prominent cltlzon of Arlington, Tonn.,
wds killed by a negro whom sho had re
fused monoy,
Noynino Giiieuo, a Mexican, was
hanged nt Canyon City, Col., for the
murder of W, U Underwood on June 4
.last, and Will Uothoa (colored) was
hanged at Wrlghtsvlllo, Go., for killing
Lumbor Inspector Italford on March 17
An nsslgnmont was mado by the Mu
tual Fire Insuranco Company of Chi
cago. Poor buslnoss was given as the
cause of tho failure ' '
Kvrhv houso In Winslow, Piko Coun
ty, lnd., was burned, and thoro would be
much suffering among tho Inhabitants.
An ofllclal translation of tho recently-Issued
encyclical of Popo Leo XIII.
has been recivod by Cardinal Gibbon;
nnd all tbo Archbishops nnd Bishops ol
tbo Catholic church In this country, to
bo road by them to tbo people of tbolr
respectlvo diocoses. Tho lettor lays
particular stress on tho ovll inlluencos
ot tho Masonlo ordor and says it Is "an
hunted by the spirit of Satan." ,
At tbo leading clearing-houses In tho
Unltod States the oxchangos during thn
wook ondod on tbo 8th aggregated
$1,284,502,874, against Jl,2T.0,4l2 the
previous week. As compared with the
corresponding wook of leB'J tho In
crease amounted to 17.0.
Waiiii Cloustox, circuit court clork
at Charleston, W. Vo., was found to bo
a defaulter to tho extent of 8100,000.
Miss 1p a Sxvdeii, a very estlmablo
young lady, was shot and killed at Han
na, Iud., by Albort Shurt, a rojeoted
lover, who then killed himself.
At Corsloana, Tox William O.Vallle,
a railway conductor, 'hot -nl klllooi
lili vto and thon comiij , uuIcWe,
Jgluusy was tho ouse
Tub Unltod Statos Supromo Court de
cided that tho sales of Intoxicating
liquors by tho glass could be absolutely
Tin: oxpross car3 on two night trains
on tho Georgia railroad, one leaving
Atlanta for Augusta nnd tho other leav
ing Augusta for Atlanta, woro robbod of
Tin: Oklahoma Loglslaturo passed tho
hill locating tho Territorial capital at
Tub dlscovory of a largo voln ot car
bonato of load, carrying soventy to 100
ouncos ot silver and 30 per cent of lead
to tho ton of oro, was reported In David
County, N. CI
At Philadelphia Alexander Hoxtor,
senior partnor in tbo firm of Hoxtor &
Bros., clothing manufacturers, was bo
headed In an elevator.
Job JAC-Ksoy, ono of tho Uubo Bur
rows gang of train robbers, committed
sulcldo in tbo Jail at Jackson, Miss.,
rather than stand trial.
In bis annual report Acting Adjutant
General McICeavor says that tbo aver
age numbor of pupils ovcr 15 yoars of
agoattondlng military Vehools during
tbo year was 11,040, of which (1,005 re
ceived military instruction:
Tin; Quakers at MoorosvIUo, Ind,, nro
opposod to tho liquor traffic and thoy
destroyed a building which bad boon
ronted for saloon purposos. r
EVEitv peaco ofllcorln Young County,
Tex., was In jail, having beon indicted
by tho United States grand jury for
participation in tbo mob which assault
od tho jail to hang thrco murderers.
Advices from Santiago Ids' Cuba say
that the famous bandit Velasqnet had
boen killed by Government troops, and
that his wbtto band, numbering thirty
tour men. with their arms. and amtnu
'nltlon, had surrendered to'tho authorities.
festllt was doubtful lit Connecticut, in
Indian arid Illinois thd Democrats'
bleUltJil Iholf State llbkoti also In Ntinr
icr'soy'. Thb Republicans Harried Ohio1
byabotlt I2,0d0 majdrltyi In ItiO eight1
faeh Statos lilal elected Legislatures1
which would each choose a United
Statos Senator tho Domocruts wero suc
cessful In a majority of them.
Caitain N. M. IJikmiKS, of Virginia,
has bcrjil appointed superintendent of
foreign tliallsln tlio National I'o4t-0llii)d
Gi:M:At, E. A. 0"NfiAt, who was
Governor of Alubama from 18S2 to lit),
died Ih Hoiohcei Ala., tigud 70 years.
H.VKIiAt.t. DltAKt!, who was born In
Now Jersey In 17U!, nnd all nctlvn Abo
litionist in his time, died at Kalama-
fcoo. Mich., aged 91 year.
JoIlN- UsiiBiiuled at Watcrtown, Wis.,
Hgcd 100 years.
F. S. t'BARR. who Inventud lmprovn
monts In harvesting machines, an appll'
onco for testlnsr oil liv oloctrlcltv and a
printing "telegraph 'Instrument, died In'
HuITalo, N. Y., aged 07 yonrs.
Afl A result of thu rerent elnctlotl tho
Partners' Alliance will control tho Kun'
sas Legislature which olcct3 a sUci'cssor
to Snnalor lugalls.
lAi:n,AV MAitriN, n moniborof Con
gress before tho war, died at Columbia,
!i..vi;i!Ai. David 11. McKiiinr.N, U. S.
A., on the retired list, died In Washing
ton, rged HO years, of cancer of tho
throat. General McKlbben sered with
distinction In tho Mexican and Indian
wars and In tho war of tho rebellion,
At the recent election In Nebraska
tho volen decided ly 40,030 majority to
retain high llronso and local option as
thou-st modo of temporance.
A. C Evans, president of tho A. C.
Evans Company at Springfield, C, and
ono of the city's twclvo millionaires,
died from tho c-ir.-cts of opium, taken
with suicidal Intent.
II. S. Mn.l., of Kansas City. Mo., a
millionaire banker, died at tho Tremont
House, Chicago, of spinal disease.
IIaiivbv I'hic. ono of tho best-known
baukcri In this country, died of heart
failure at his residence In Wilbarthu, N.
J., at tho ago of .17 yoars.
John- Mkybi-.s, one of tho wealthy cit
izons of Logansport, Ir.d., died from tho
eltects ot a rat bile.
A iiriimr-ANi: passed over tho south
west of Ireland and a number of houses
at Skibhereen wero wrecked.
A mii mix was presented in tho Mex
ico Chamber ot Deputies asking that all
priests wii were not Mexican citizens
bo expelled from tbo country as being
pernicious to tho welfare of Mexico.
Tin: Hawaiian Government applied
to tho .lapeneso Government for 5,000
more immigrants, and thoy would ho
Tin; Itusslan Government has exiled
to Siberia Fathers Dnochovskl and
Jendrzowskl for spreading tho Catholic
An attempt was mado to assasslnnto
tho Sultan of Morocco.
Tub buildings at Tnl-Plng-Fu, China,
in which tho Government powder fac
tories wero situated, wero blown up and
SOO persons killed,
Tub Canadian Cahlnnt hasdonlod tho
potitlon for a commutation of tho death
sentence of Reginald Ilirchall, tho mur
deror of Ilonwell.
Limit Lo.NiioNDBiniv, speaking at
West Hartlopool, Eng., declared that
Messrs. Dillon nnd O'ltrlen deliberately
organized tho Tipperary riot.
Tin: iniluenzi was again sprondlng in
lle'rlln, forty cases having been roportcd
of which soven wore pronounced hope
less by tho physicians.
Tub ltoumanlan Govornment was al
lotlng a vast quantity of Stato land in
tree farms to peasant families.
linu.M IUssbtt, Past 'Grand, Master
ot Masons and believed to be tbo Mason
ot highest degreo In the world, dlod at
Millersburg, Ky., agod 70'years.
Maiitiia Pickens dlod at hor homo In
Drown County, Ind., at the age- of 104
years. Sho bad roslded on ono farm in
the county" for soventy years,
nEipiiNs of tho 7th tioii 'tlie recent
citato oleottons indicated that tho Dem
ocrats would have 22V members In tho
next Houso of Congress; tho Republic
ans 01 and the Farmers'' Alliance 1(1.
The Democrats elected Governors In
Wisconsin, Dolawnro,; Massachusetts,
Pennsylvania, Michigan and 'Nebraska,
and tho Republicans were'suooosstul in
Kansas. Nevada, the tw'oSDakotftS. Col
orudo, MlnneioU ml California, 1'hv
A smANOEii, giving tho namo ot
William Fontaine, Is under arrest at
Birmingham, Ala., for swindling 1,200
school children out of ton cents each,
collected as admission feo3 to a bogus
show. Whon tho chlldron refused to
loavo too hall Fontaino raised a cry of
flro, and In tho panlo which ensued
many of his little victims woro trampled
under foot and sovoroly Injured. A
woman accompanying tho swindler was
also arrestod.
Seiiious oloctlon troublos aro ro
portcd from tho city of Rosarlo, In tho
Argontlno Republic, where party feel
lnc ran so high that frequent fights oc
curred botwoon tho supporter of the
various condldatos. Tbo troops woro
called out, and ordor wasovontually re
stored, but not until several persons
had boon killed and many wounded.
Wm. Smith, tho onglnoor, and Thos.
Kerns, tho conductor, who wero re
sponsible for tho rocont wrook on the
Now York, Ontario & Western road,
were arrestod and arraigned In Scran
ton, Pa., on tho 11th, on a charge of
criminal negligonco. Thoy wero held
In 8-3,500 ball.
Tint health of Mr. Balfour, Chief Sec
rotary for Ireland, Is so impaired that
tho tour ot lnspoctlon of tho distressed
localities of Ireland will not bo resumed
at present He will procood at onco to
tho West of England, whero ho will do
vote hlmsolt to recuperation.
News ot an uprising In Honduras was
confirmed on tho 11th. Order and com
nloto poaco provallod in tbo rost of tho
Central Amorlcan Btates, all assuming
a noutral position in the matter, wtucn
is lookod upon as unimportant and
purely locaL
Negotiations aro practically por
footod by which tbo Pennsylvania Rail
road Comoanv will, on tho 1st of Jan-
uiirv. take control of tho Vandalla lino.
Tbo deal Is said to lncludo tho Terro
llmitn & Lozansport division.
General Henky W. Slocum, Henry
O. Havemoyer and. S. V. Whlto havo
boen appointed recelvors of tho Sugar
Trust Their -bonds aro for 8500,000
oaoh with two surotlos.
A KEiinvnoAT, overloaded with mon,
watrons and horses, capiued.whllo cross
ing the rlvor near Urltitz, Hungary, on
tho 11th, and fifty-five peasants wero
Joun C. Bnosi, who is held at Sand
wich, Ont, charged with forgery com-
rrlttod In rittsburgu, ra., js to uu or
Count Ma.uhice EstkuuazV, form
orly Austrian Minister to thq Ytlon
ai94 IB YlfBBi V
Tim late tidal vato that swept oet
Hie country mado Mlssourl'x delegation
Iri Congress solidly -Democratic
l.outs NAnniN, (t tratollfig man from
St Louis, wont Into n Kansas City sa
loon tho other morning and laid his
overcoat on tho bar for a fow minutes
Whon ho plckod It up again a pocket
book containing S500 in notes had been
removed froiri"nn "outsldo pocket Ho
roportcd tho matter to tho police, and
two mon who woro In tho saloon at tho
tltno woro arrostcd. Ono of thorn, John
Warren, a glass cuttor, confess"d that
ho took tbo pockotbook, and llnd.ng
nothing of valuo but tho notos bo cast
them into tho stovo.
John Ttmt.tNOTov, under sentence ot
doath for tho murdor of Shorilf Cran-
mer, rccontly escaped from tho ja'l nt
lloonvlllo One evening bo secreted
hlmS'jlf under tho bod ot Deputy Shorilf
'Nlcoldsdn In thd loivcr'ball Sjf tbo Jill'
and whon, a short tlmo after supper,
N'oolJson went Into tho ji 1 and up
sta rs to nio ' every thing was all right
Turlington il llberatt-ly walked out.
.1. W. Waoxkii, ono of tho most promi
nent undertakers In Kansas City, wbh
arrested tho other day under an Indict
ment by tho grand, jury for complicity
In a recent daring gravo robbery at
Uu on CDmetery In which tho bodies of
a crippled white man and a colored man
wore stolen for use In a medical college.
Thero nro other indictments. 1 ho
bodies wero taken from the graves very
myster omly and tho next night wore
returned In tho samo qulot, inyster.ous
nianne Tjiu pona ty. upon conviction,
is five yoars' impilsonin-nt.
Tub other morning tho engine room
of Hold's pickinz houso al Kansas City
was tbo scene ot tho awful death ot
Ernost Coo'c. Cook was employed as
wiper In tho engine room, but on that
morning was told to wh tewash tho
wall In tho r -ar of thu immense twolv
foot fly wheel, lie ere:ted a low o-if-fold
and p'.ate I his huc.iots upon it, but
had hardly begun work when ho list ills
balanco and threw out bis anus to save
himself. The result was that bo was
caught In tho' machinery and mangled
to death IIu leaves a family wo!l pro
vided for, bis life being insured for
Tin: wlfo of 1) X Miteholl, a promi
nent tanner liv ng near Marshlleld, In
recently attempting lo extinguish a
burnlngchlmney ot tbolr residence, fell
from tho roof of tho bou-.o and recioved
injuries which resulted in her death.
Fun: in a Kansas City boarding houso
tho other morning cut olf all exit by
the doorways and stairs. A. S. Wood
ruff jumpod from tho socond story and
was badly Injured. Ho may dlo. Samuol
Martin also jumpod from a second-story
w.ndow and broke both anklo3. Goorgo
Stover slid down a ropi from tho third
story and dislocated an ankle. Tho
other boarders wero roscucd from tho
windows by the flromon.
M.i:v Iihyan, aged 14 years, met
with a horriblo death at tho homo of
her mother in Higglnsvillo tho other
day. Sho was tak ng ashes from a stovo
when her dress caught lire. Xot notic
ing th s sho wont out Into tho yard and
In a few moments was wrapped in
flames. Her cries for help attracted
tho attention of tho family, but sho
was so terribly burned that sho died in
a short time.
Tiibiib was an intorestlng sceno al
Columbia tho othor day when tho last
of tho Iloono County bonds woro burned.
Tho debt was originally S4:W,000, of
which S200.0JO was for tho construction
of a railroad, 8153,000 for tlireo gravel
roads and SS3.000 for tho purchase of tho
agricultural farm. Tho dobtwas created
in 1WI0 18I1S and 1S70, and tho people
havo paid slno that timo in principal
and interost nearly Sl,OJ0,00). Iloono
County is now entirely froo from dolit.
In tho case of Edison Gregg, tho St.
Joseph grain brokor who was under in
dictment at Chicago for secur.mr tw ooo
undor false pretenses from thn Board of
Trado firm of W. F Johnson - Co., thn
Stato's attornoy oltercd a nolle pros.
Tho false protonces charged wero tho
alloged misrepresentations of his finan
cial standing for tho purpose oT securing
crodlt Gregg was arrested in San
Francisco, taken to Chicago and tried,
tho jury disagreeing.
The Missouri Pacific train from .Top-
lln was fired into tho otl er night by
Tlio Ori-nt Alrlcin i:tplor.r OrrrtpU lit n
Ltirtre iiiwl I'liftllleu ililc AiiiUmc lit tho
Metropolitan Opci'it ltousp, Ni-w Vtirk,
whern He Lectured lor tin- ItrliHIt l
th Summit Cinivlrscelit lltiino of K,'W
Nr.w Ymik, Nov. 12. A fashlonahlo
suilloucu gatliored nt thn Metropolitan
Opora-IIouso last evening lo listen to
tho locturo of tho great African ex
plorer, Henry M. Stanley, who was to
tell of tho struggles of his two years'
plungo Into tho depths of the Dark
Tho meeting Was opened by Mr. A. If.
Defrec, who has managed the affair In
tho Interost of tho. Summit Con valoscont
Homo of Now Joi-soy, for whoso bonolH
Mr. Stanloy gavo last night's lecture.
Ho thon introduced Mr. Cliauncey M.
Dcpow, wlio had consentod to Introduco
Mr. .Stanley to tho gathering.
Mr. Dop"W, who was received with
applause, recalled lo tho audience Mr.
jStanloyJs last .visit to Amorlca, somo
throo years ago, whon ho visile 1 horo
on a lecturing tour. It was at n dinner
tablo In this city that Mr. Stanley re
ceived a message calling hltn to Europe
During tho last two years bo said, Mr.
Stnnloy baa been lint suddenly, and
suddenly an anthem of praise had as
cended to heaven, when ho ruturnod
with Ills offoris crowned with success.
"Ho is hero to rosumo his locturo
course," said Mr. Di-pcw, "and Mr.
Stanley In that interval has given to
tho world a continent for Christianity
and civilization."
Mr. Stanloy was roceived with long
continued applause. Ho opened with a
graphic drawing of tho groat and
gloomy forests through which they had
marched for 100 days, llo spoke of tho
great height of tho trees; tbolr density
of growth and tbo leafy vines, Tbo
forest, which was dark at noonday, bo
came dreadful in a storm. Tbo forest,
tho tempest and tho darkness had pro
duced their effects on tho minds of tho
people with him. II" described bow
rapturous tho men wero when thoy
emerged from the great fo-ost. Hut
thoy stopp-d to scowl at the denso
woods they had left. Thero avo many
inhabitants in tho region, but thoy
rould bo clastod into tho tall In
habitants and tho pigmies. Tho
tall natives occupy tho clearings, tho
pigmies aro found in groups in tho for
ests. Tho different tribes of each aro
distinguished by marks, somo having
tattoo marks on their foreheads, and
others on their chpuk. Tbolr jewelry
Consists of crocrodilo, monkey or human
tooth chiefly, and their dresi is a
pleco of bark about four foot
long and a fow Inches wido
which they luck into a girdle.
They have for weapons, spears, knives,
batlln axes and sometimes swords. Tho
pigmies aro nomadic. Tho largo in
habitants ' build compact villages with
ono principal street, which is generally
filled with goals and fowl. Thoro aro
novortheloss cannibals, but thoy do not
food on their relatives or friends.
During their journey thoy had capt
urcU hundreds of natives who assisted
them in directing thorn to banana
groves and othor places for procuring
food, but thoy roleased them after tho
expedition had passed beyond tbo ter
ritory of thoso they had captured as
they woro thenceforth useless to thorn.
Tbo pigmies who reached about up
to a full grown man's waist, havo
abundant food as well as thn larger na
tives. Thoy havo many kinds ot fruits,
somo of them as largo as watermelons.
They catch elephants in pit-falls and
other animals good for fool arc abund
ant. Ill) considered theo people tho
lowest of tho human race morally.
Their gratitude is as short-lived as a
Ono dav thoy caught a beautiful
young queen, eighteen years old, but a
pigmy. Sho was tho color of yellow
ivory. Sho had a narrow girdle at tho
waist with iron rings on it that looked
like washers. Sho had ivory ringi on
hor arms and ankles. She was used by
ono of tbo party as a servant, and sho
bccaino very docile and adept. On an
other occasion their pigmies carried in
another scout. Tho man was very
pround and strutted around with dig
nity. Thn woman carried a pack that
would bold two bushels. Tho liov bo
came a very industrious servant; a
characteristic which is rare in Africa.
Ho spoko of tho discovery of tho long-
somo miscreant two miles south of But- lost Mountains of tho Moon, which roso
lor. Tho conductor and tho porter re.
putted that tho train bad been flrod Into
four or fivo times at this point within
tho last fow weeks.
Tun other afternoon D. A. Greovor, an
old settler and woll known stockman of
Kansas City, was shot In a room on tho
socond floor of tho Androws Hotel in
that city by Charles C Ifford, a sporting
man by profession, and who had been in
town but a short timo. Greovor had
not boon living with his wlfo for somo
timo past owing to a dlvorco suit pond
ing, and which Mrs. Groover Instituted
two months ago. Ho had been stopping
nt tho hotob Groovor's wound was
thought to bo fatal, and in his stato
mont to tbo coroner he declared that It
was a caso of attempted blackmail; that
Clifford's wlfo ontlcod him Into her
room ond mado an outcry, whon Clifford
ontorod through a window and shot him,
Tho woman tolls an ontlroly diftoront
Fiftv-six oount'cs outsldo ot Kansas
City and St Louis gavo 0,820 majority
azalnst tho Supromo Court amend
ments. In Kansas City and St Louis
tho amondraont received a majority ol
ovor 30,000. Tho indications aro that
tho amendment has boon adopted by
15,000 majority. .
The population ot tho First Missouri
district which oontalns tbo city ot St
Louts, is as follows: St Louis, 401,057;
Jofferson County, 22,452, an incroasoof
3,710; St Charlos County, 23,010, a de
crease ot 150 St Louis County, 80,258,
an incroasoof 4,370. Tho complato cen
sus glvea Missouri a population ot 2,077,
080. yt. A. Ciiisiioi.m, a prominent business
man of Moborly, fell doad on tho street
tho other day whllo going homo front
The Cooper County grand jury.indlct.
rd Frank Huffman and IK r), Hlnes us
being tho prlnclpnla in the OttoryiJl?
like two truncated cones, and tho Snow
mountains, which In April had burst on
their vlow, and hung for thrco days in
view in a most pilucid atmosphere.
II" hnrrlod rapidl." ovor tho journey
to tho coast nt Zanzll ir, but dwelt upon
tbolr subsequent difficulties thoro with
Kmln Pasha. It was not until thoy ap
proached tho coast, ho snld, that thoy
learned of tho rivalry botwoon tho En
glish and Germans o curry favor with
tho Sultan of Zanzibar. Kmln was a
Gorman and was influenced by bis
countrymen. Thoy found that his
gratltudowas not very deep. Ho had
embraced tho members ot tlmlrsoxpa
dltlon at' tho banquet given him at tho
coast with apparent ulfcctlon and in
going out fell over a balcony and was
injured. Thoy wero not allowed to seo
him at tho hospital. His subsequent
incivility had boon fanned into hostility
by his countrymen, Emln bad boon
fourteen yea-s absent In Africa.
Mr. Stanloy in conclusion spoke ol
tho arrangements bot.veon England and
Germany concerning tho country which
had been brought about partly through
his urgent demands for an understand
ing. Ho roceived two or tlireo hundred
persons after tho lecturo, and shook
their hands
Train-Wrecker nt Wnrk.
New Yoiik. Nov. 12. A vicious at
tempt was mado late Monday night lo
wreck a train on tho Now York Central
& Hudson River railroad at Ono Hun
dred and Forty-first street. Somo per
son or persons took n stout sapling and
with pieces ot wlro-ropo tied tbo cult
to tho oppostto rail and fastened It t-Q
soeuroly that it.formcd a comploto ob
struction. About midnight it- down
freight struck tho obstruction and -th'i
onglno was thrown from tho tricir.
Uad not tho train beon moving slow ly,
a loss ot life would certainly liayq

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