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I'iiIiIMiimI Kvrrr I'l-bUr Mornlnr. TILLMAN & I'ltlCi:, l'niprlntori. VKItSAlLLKS. MISSOUKI. 1903 NOVEMBER 1903 SUK. 1 MCJ. tcrs. T. ItCt. FRI. SIT, Tj2 31 Jp J&J 8 9'Tb; H jl2 L3 M 15 16 7 T8T9 202j 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 ....Z. THB WKEO NEWS Ilappwiinprs of the Past. Seven D.tys in Uriel". HOUND AIJOUT THE WORLD Casualties iiml Vvm, lVrsoiiit! mnl Po litical Xolc-i. JiiiHiiicJs Failures iiml IJcsiiinplloiis, Weather Kecord. LNTKLIiKSK.NTK KUOM ALL I'AJITS c-om;i:i:ss i.n .sr.s'.m.w Mori ( t 'finxiilrr llpt'liirmltj fop C'u li ii iiiii! (Illlo- A II n I r. Ill the Knlled Slates senate on the lltli liill' were Introduce! lo rcp-ai the-bankruptcy ne-t; lo give to i:ir:h man who sorvoe for 00 days in tho army or i.avy of Hie United States during the civil war a monthly pension of not lens than $12; extending the right of suffrage to wo men; Increasing the salaries of rural free delivery carrier? to $800 pr an num In the home no business of Im portance was transacted, The epic-stlon of I he eligibility ol .Senator Itet-il Smoot, of Utah, to a seat was dlsotiHscil In the United States sen ate on the. 12th and numerous hills were introduced, among thfm being one to create a bureau of national homes for worthy unfortunates to he placed under the direction of the seere-taiy of agri culture. In the houm the Cuban reci procity bill was Introdut e-ei and referred to the ways and means i nrnmlt tee. A bill was Introduced in the I'nlled Slates senate on the Kith providing for the lemoval of all duties fiom all arti cles Imported from the Philippines Into the I'nltcd States, except sugar and to bacco. In Hie bouse the eommlltci! on was and means nulhorl.cd a lavorable tepori on the bill making effective the Cuban reclpior py tr'iily. Hills were ln troduied rodm Ing letter postage to one cent: providing a penalty of ten years' imprlronrm nt for the cilme of train robbing and Imprisonment for life for the crime of obstructing a passenger rain. nimi:vnc. The monumr.nt erecled on Missionary It'dge. In Tennessee to ll:e memory of Ohio's troops who parth Ipated In Ihe battle on I lie famous heights wasdell can d. Itobbers blew open the pott office safo in Lafayette, ()., ami h cured J'JGO In ftr.in)H and V100 In momy. II L. Kalms and II. I, Scott, alleged f-xpert railroad tlcltet formers, were ar riRted In Chicago. Pros-blent Uoosevclt formally iccelved M Philippe ilunau-Varllla, the duly ac credited minister of Panama to tlie t'nltcd Slates. The striking toal miners In Colorado have hecurcd an eight-hour day and will return to worl. There were 28:: business failures in the rolled Slates durlnc the seven day Hided on the Kith, against 211 Ihe nunc week in 1!)02, Klro nearly wiped out the village of Jow Itlchmoml, .Mich. The celebration of the opening or the 1 000,000 army post In Dps .Moines, la., took place. The exchange at the leading charing houses In the United Statf s during the loveii days ended on the Kith aggregated J2K4,f..r,l,:iKt. The decrease e nmimreit with the corresponding week of Inn jear was .10,8. Tim thirtieth annual convention of the Woman's Christian Temperance union tic-pan a ic-sslou of tlx days in Cincin nati. Andrew O. Green, the "father of fin titer New Vork," was shot and hilled at his home In New York by Corn Hub M, Williams, an Inrunc negro. A few strict cars on the Chicago City railway lines were running under heavy police guard. In a mil In Salt Lake City admission was inat'p thai polygamy Isft.e, prao llnd h," the mormons. Kxports of domestic pioduets for the pa"t ten months nmoiir.tc-el to ?fil8.r.1!),. 177, an '.'.icnase of $i!i,2(!0.ii2!i over the Kneeling Ihi month. Nearly Ihe entire bmlnois portion el Climax, Minn,, was eltEtrcud by fire, The national bureau of labor has com pleted statistics showing that thoeo&tof living has lnercafco.d I'i per cent. In the United Slates since lhOti. Ilrown Itodgor (colored) was hanged at I'nlon, S. C, for the. murdorof Hudger t'nut. Charles Smith, a ucRro whontte mptcd to rob a man anil shot two policemen in Washington, narrowly escaped tieliiK iynched opposite the resldtnce of l'r si dent HooEcvclt. Trade reviews say that business Is good throughout the eountry. Thero were .1,..":! persons killed and ir.,!J07 Injured in railway ncrldents dur ing the fiscal year ended June .".0, against 2.SI0 killed and 33.S00 Injured he year before. At the annual convention In Cincin nati of the Woman's Christian Temper ance union reports showed a gain of In me mh rshlp the past year. The transport Ijgan arrived at San t'ranrif.-o fror- Manila with 2S ofllcers and CIS enlisted men of the Fifteenth I cavnirj . The fourth day of the strike on the , Chi.apo Ci'y railway ended with riots, In whkh scera; persons were badly in 1 lured. t The Caette. the oldest paper in S ; Joseph. .Mo . has changed hands and will j Ii.ti.hio r'pul; .'an In politics. I A white woman and rhild and 32 r.o- iri.c; were 1,11:.m1 In a railway collision on the Illlneds Central near Kciitwood, La. The Itockefpiyr-Ctonld-HllI combine In declared to have practically secured ronirol of ihe steel trust. A movemen' is on foot to revise the Itush-Iiarot treaiy of 1SI7 so as to per mit warships lo cruise the Ricat lakes. The crop moving period has pacfl without the pteilicied money market Ftrlngericy. and tiea.ury icpoits show that prosperity U likely to (onlinue. The- firm of I) Crawford (i Co., one of the largest mercantile houses In St. I.ouls, failed fe;r $:)'i'),(l00. Socialists wi re outvoted by the trades union ;:citlori In ihe first test vote by the American Keder.it. on of Labor in session In lio.'.ton. William Zlcgirr. head or Die alleged bailing powder trust, was Indicted by the grand Jury ai Jefferson City, .Mo., on the ( hnrge of britx ry. Direct telegraph lutv.ien London and New York, without repealing Millions, U predicted b January I. American immigration to Canadn for the year, which It was climated would reach 100,000 peri-ons, fell to .'lO.Olfi. The gross earnings on l!l7.fS7..'!(i miles or railways for 1002 were. ?1.720,gli, OOfl, as against $ I. HI 2. 118.8211 In liiOI. (lenernment re-cords in tlie peistal fraud cases hrne hi en thrown open to the defendants, who desire.- lo (-(.cure; daln. i'.ecail"- his wife re fused to live, with him .lames Dunn, a saloon ke-epe r In Sioux Cit, In , shot her and kille d hlm- s'-ir. Ilemoe rals of the- hems-e of repren-nt-atlves, In caucus, ree-ided lo vote in fa- eir eif Hie Cuban rclpioclly hill. i'i:itww. ami I'eii.rriCAi,. Kn-ilerlck .1. Haas, who claimed lo he the first brewer of be' r In America, elle-d at his home. In Trenton, N. J. James Langdon Curtis, who In 1R02 was Ihe. pe-ople's p-irly candlelale for preside nl eif Ihe Cnite el Stales, el!e.( at his honi" In SI ration!, Conn., aged 'Mi y ars. I.-e Trie-key. age el .12 be-lter known under his show nam" eif "Jolly Lee," died In Newport, Ark He weighed CIS pounds. At La Crosse, Wis. Valentine I'Mef fer, erne- eif the oldest residents and the best known pork packer in the north wet t, dropped dead. The republican national eomtnltlee will meet In Washington Dei ember 11. .Mr-- ICmma lievoe- cele.brate el her one hundredth birthday at her Pome In Irv ing Park, a Chicago suburb. Fi!ti:ii;:v. The Cuban ceingnss voted a gift of $u0,00(i to (Jen. Maximo (iomez In recog nition of ills services as the head of the revolutionary army. Settlement of Philippine friars' land claims Is probable be fore (Wjv Taf I sails fiom Manila on December 22. Colombia's flrstexpedltlonagainst thu lie public of Panama was abandoned. Colombia Is threatened with rewdii. Hon because, of Panama secession, the populace being Inflamed against the. present governim-ut Lebaudy's airship sailed 10 miles in nn hour and 11 minutes, lanellng safely In Paris. Pope Plus at his firFt public consistory made Mgr. Merry del Val and fourothers cardinals. A fire In the; mall car of the st Peter-lurg-Moscow mall train destroyed valuables estimated at $3.r00,000. Since last March 10.000 fiersons have died eif famine In the Islanel of Santiago. Ceneral Iteyes, with a large army, was reported marching on Panama with the intention of trying to crush the new republic. Many new sayings of Jisns addresred to St. Thomas have been dug up by membirs of the Kgypt Kxploratlon so ciety near Cairo. The sultan of lurl ey Is In great dread of assassination at night, and the palncei. gardens and HoHphorus are brilliantly llghteel nt all hours. I'rcHdent Miirroeiiiln has made n rtrong appeal lo i,n Latln-AmerUnn prclduila for Eiip.ort lu a v.nr to re take Pujaiua, Ean Oomlnpo lias granted Ihe. Ameri can elcinands made on helialf of the San Domingo Improvement i-oinpuny, Tli too Amcrlcnn loldlern wcro killed by Moios In nn nttacl: near Luke lano In the I'hllipplne.s. Oermany's consular rcproRcntntlvcs at Panama hnvo opened buslncKU rela tions with thu nc.- government. Wleliipreatl uncut lt.i?s Is lelt In Cer many bet-aiiso of the e.ondltlon of tho citipt-for'H health. vat r.n. Houso President. Tloosovclt Rent to tho house of representatives, on tho K,th, a copy of tho correspondence and olllclal papers relating to tho revolu tion In Panama ns It was called for by thei Ilitt tesolutlon. The papers wero referred to the committee on foreign affairs! without being read. Mr. Dal zell (Pa.) olfereil a resolution from the committee on rules, providing for immediate consideration of the Cuban reciprocity measure. Mr. WllllntnH (Ml.-K.) spoke against the adoption of tho resolution. The house, by a vote of 170 to l"i, adopted the rule, lining a time for talcing u vote for four o'clock-, on tho 10th. Tli? bonne then adjourned. Kcpresentatlvo Gaines, of Tennessee, Introduced a letiolutlon In congress, on the Ifit It. proposing an amendment, to the constitution of the L' tilted StateH as follows: "The! pn-aldcnt of the I. 'nlteil Stales shall hold his office dur ing one term or six years, and no per son having once been piewldent, either by election or Hiicceaslon, iihnll be again ediclbli: to that olllco." The li'ileral grand jury nt Omaha, Neb., on the loth, returned true bills agaln.'t t "nl? od Stat c-u S"ti:itor Charles II. Dietrich am! I'otfnm-ic-r Jacob lush er, of 1 Inklings, Neb., charging them with conspiracy and bribery In connee ilon '.villi (lie appointment of Fisher to the poMllon or postmaster. Kenton ', Lut-keit, ;i'i attorney Tor Slate Senator Karri s v. ho was Indicted by the Colo e-ounty (Mo.) grand Jury, olmrgcel with attempting to influence Ihe Karris jury, appeared In court at .leirersou City, Mo., on ihe lOih, and gave bond for his appearance later. Henry J. Itosecrans, a banker and stockman well known in the wesl, illed al Kam.us CHy. Mo., on the 10th, of p-iralysis. He was born lu Walworth county. Wis., In 1812, and he served thiougb the civil war In the Twenty- second Wisconsin volunteers On tlie Kith, I lie Slandard Oil Co. of New Jersey declared u dividend of per share", payable December Hi ne.vl, to stockholders! of record of No vember 20. This was an Increase of from the dividend declared nt that time a ye.-ar ago. Uofirescntallvc flail, of Texas, after a service in the home of six and a hall' years, rellred, on the 17th, to pri vate life1. His leslgnation was ac cepted, jt was understood lhat Mr. liall woiiiii bei oino a candidate for gov ernor of Texas. MINOR NEWS ITEMS. Klghty per cent, or I he men in tho United Stale's navy aie native born. according lo the fluurc-s of Se-crelarv I Mooily. 1'iesldeni Koch, or the Oe-rman rolclishanlt, Jierlln, has Just celebrated the lirtlmh anulviTsary cr his olllclal career. Missouri has filed a claim lu Wash ington lo be iclnibursod lu $17.', 180.13 for c!:tie neiltiiu.u r,,...!,, .... ,.,.. t . -t "Ml III . UIIIIL mi the civil war. The report of ihe mine Inspector of Arkansas shown a decrease In the oul pul of coal lu the stale eliirlng the past year. Chani'lng of the National railroad of Mexico lines from narrow to stan dard gauge will save r,00 miles between Chicago and Mexico City. An automobile driven by Dr. Sue-on, near Maude. France, ran off a preci pice 1100 feet ,gh and landed in a tree top without injniing Itself or the occu pants. State Librarian Henry, of Indiana, has bought a valuable set of autograph letters, Intended t i,n ino ni,pL.s ,,f a great historical collection. It will cost I fi ,000,000 to maintain rural free delivery routes that will he in operation on July 1, liioi. This la an olllclal estimate mude by Postmas ter (Icneial Payne. Statistics prepared by the geological survey show that the production of preeicnis jewels In the Cnlted Slates In P.I02 amounted to J.'MR -too. A plan to protect Denver (Col.) girls from mashers has been launched by Miss Louise L. Hardin, of Ihe Huslness Woman's dub. A atreel patrol of girls Is planned, Three flist class midshipmen have liocn expelled from AnnapollH for haz ing. This action will probably stop l"lng ut the Institution for som ye-ir.'i. Orrlnn 1 1 1 1. ,Lr ev.i.w,..ii, s.r n, ..,, jwi mi i y uyr ill ,. hent known drlvern and trained of fnst !orti In the eountry, died at the stats ho:-pltal In Cleveland, ()., of imftenlnB nf the brain. Hlckok wan about 00 yearn or age. Tlie Germanic museum al Harvard ut:;vi r-lty lo-jic-cd by Kmpcror Wll Hnt'i ami Pi!n:i Henry, wuh lie-JIcatcd with muli-chsc.., ,y 'resident Ullot, O'arl litliuiv. anu others. i : NEWS FROM MISSOURI. The Columbia llaptlst church on No veinber 23 will celebrate its eightieth birthday. 1'etcr Ullehey, under arrest at Mnr Bhuli for deadly assault, has lied tho county,, forfeiting a $:i,000 bond. Calls will bo Issued by olllcers of tho Missouri university Y. M. C. A. lor contributions for a 10,000 building at the university. D. li. Fletcher, a fnrmcr, was stretch ing wire for n fence near Mexico. While under great tension the wlro broke. I'art of It recoiled and struck him on tho forehead. He became un conscious and died. A eommlttoo has been appointed at Jefferson City by the various church hoard!) to formulate! plans for the en forcement or Sunday laws. State School Superintendent Carrlngton Is one of tlie committee. It Is proposed to build tin electric railway from .Mexico, Audrain county, to Memphis, Scotland coiity, for both passenger and freight trnfhV. It will run through tho counties of Audrain, Monroe, Shelby, Knox and Scotland. Wood Thomas, the lr.-ycar-uld son of Collier Thomas, or near Carrlngton, Callaway county, probably holds the world'si re-cord Tor regular tind punctual attendance at school. Ho has attendee', nine suctsslve terms, and 2 months ol tho tenth, without having missed a dny. in the Halls county circuit court the jury In the case of James Urooks against. Kdunrd Owens returned a ver dict awarding the plaintiff $000 dam ages. The suit arose over the kicking of lirooks by a horse owned by Owens, which broke mil ol' a barn lot Into Ihe public road. The null was for 52,500. The Fidelity & Trust company filed n petition at Warrensburj; asking to be relieved from further responsibility on the bond of Solomon Caudle, pub lic administrator of Johnson county, for the reason that Caudle had wasted llii' funds of the minors, Insane per sons and deceased persons in his hands. A special gr.mil Jury called by Judge Jarrotl, of the Johnson county circuit court, reported 2."i indictments. A joint Indictment was round against William Uoliiiits and Charles Hunter Tor (lie murder ol' John iirendel, the marshal nt Knobnoster. It hi said several dnig Rlsts have been indicted lor illegal sale or liquor. The slate auditor, .Albert O. Allen, has completed the preparation of a claim ol this state against the United States for $17ii,186.i:! and forwarded It Immediately to Senator Coekrell for presentation to the treasury depart ment at Washington. Mr. Allen believes-, that the money will be paid to the slate treasury In 1901. Gov. Doeki-ry, Secretary of State Cook, Attorney General Crow and Su preme Judge Gantt have been sum moned to appear before the federal court in St. Louis as witnesses In the case ol' "A I" Morrow, charged with naturalization frauds. Morrow Is Gov. Docki'i-y's private stenographer and lives al. the executive mansion. James Minor, a woodchoppor, was unested Tit Knob Lick. He Is the man who, It Is charged, abandoned his lit tle girl, Allella Minor, cm a train at ltismarck, Mo. She went on to SI. Louis, where she was taken care of by the police. It Is understood that she has been sent to Illinois, where a home had been secured for her. Gottlieb Winner, the Audrain county Sabbat b breaker and wife hunter. Is in jail again. This is the second time within two months. This time he goen to Jail because he refused to pay tho cost in the case in which he was placed under bond to keep (he peace. Ho took tils two small children to Jail with Mm. W Inzer Is: still unable to And r. wife. - Ten bids which were submitted for the contract ol building the South river levei!, north of Hannibal, to protect the lowlands from the overflow of the 'Mississippi river, have all bi'eu reject ed by the commission, they belns above the estimates. The bids ranged from $l(i!t,000 lA.$270,000. but the esti mate of cost made by the; commission was only $1.15.000. It Is likely that new bids will be sought. Tho success of the experiments con ducted by Ihe Missouri agricultural college at Columbia in fattening cattle on scientific principles has been made evident by Infoimation Just received from Chicago. It Is to Ihe effect that the highest priced eattlo sold on the Chicago market during the last year were from Columbia and were fattened on the state farm. 'On tho day of the File they topped Ihe market by $1 over All com pot I torn. Lee A. Hall and asscclntr of St. Louis presented a petition to tho county '.-our! at Froderlcktown naldng the right of wuy ovur nnd along the public roads of .Madison county to build a steam railroad 2.1 miles In length Irom Krcderlcklown through .Mine Lamotte, MadlHon county, nnd tho Avon lead district of St. Genevieve county to connect with the Southern Missouri railroad at Jonca, 17 mllen from St. Genevieve, the railroad to bo compleled by IX-cemhor 81. l'Mi. GIRL'S DEAD BODY FOUND Miss Ella Henneger Murdered Nea: Her Home at Bbhop, 111. Prnl fltriitH, AVIth Whom Win L.OM Seen Allii', 11:1m 1 1 1 mci i m-ii i-f-i 1-Viilli Vlelully or the (.'rime. T'eorla, III., Nov. 17. Half-naked and hearing tho mnrlts of a desperate fight, tho corpse of Miss 1311a Henneger was round Monday morning half burled In the sands In a lonely spot about a mile distant from her home In Hlshop, 111., a small station In Mason county, on the Chicago, I'eorla & St. I-ouls rail way. Tho Mason county authorities wore notified Immediately, and tho sherlft and coroner have been on tho spot slnco an early hour. No arrests have been made. Tlie girl was last seen with Fred Strube, a young farmer, who hai been attentive to her for three years, lie has disappeared and no clew has been obtained us to his wh'.'roabouts, de spite tho fact that nearly the whole sect Ion of the county has Joined in the search. On last Saturday evening Stnibe railed for Miss Henneger and took her to a supper and social at. tho district sehoolhouse, a short distance from her home. The couple lefl Hie school short ly beforo midnight. Tho girl failed to return homo Sat urday night, but her parents did not reel worried, thinking that she had r.pent the night with one of her girl friends. When she did not appear Sunday-afternoon iipprehonslon was felt, and her father made inquiries) or t lie neighbors, only to dls.covor that, none or them had seen his daughter since Saturday night. It was well known that St mho was In love with the girl, and at first it was thought Hint tho two had eloped Tho fact, however, that she was en gaged to a St. Louis man tendeel to disprove this theory, and a searching part was organized Monday morning. The party was divided into squ-ids and after a search of less than an hour one of the men was horrified to see the root of a human being protruding from tlie sand in a lonely spot In a cornfield, over hair a mile from the nearest road, The sand was hastily thrown to one side, and revealed the boely of the missing girl. With the exception of her under clothing, tho body was dertllule ol covering. Tlie throat bore the Imprint of human lingers, and the body was covered with small bruises. The faces was discolored, the ap pearance of the body showing that the girl had si niggled with all her might against superior strength. The dead girl was 17 years old and quite pretty Blnibo is 21 years old and is the sors nf a farmer. THE CHEROKEE WILL RISK IT. Tin- Plllt'l.j SleeniH-i- Dci-lnrex Mir Will ilnll mi lli-uiilitr SMt-llfllllll' iiml l(lU ltd n Mini.. New York, Nov. 17.- The agents here of the Clyde lino steamer Cherokee, which had trouble with the Dominican government authorities on her last trii to that Island, declared Monday that the Cherokeo will sail to-morrow on her legular schedule, stopping at Samana bay, Monte Crist I, Sanchez, I'llerta Plata and Macoris. Manuel do .1. Galvan, consul-general rrom San Domingo to New York, said that, the Cherokee will surely be sunk if she attempts to entt-r the live har bors named. He says that two San Domin.lgoan gunboat nro on guard to maintain Iho blockade of those pons BLACKMAILERS IN CHICAGO. Alioumoiia 1,1-llrrn II Ii-il li Wa-nltliy HpnlilfiiU Windy lt DeiiiiliiillliU Minn-). Chicago, Nov. 17, Threat,') to blow lip tho Pmu hotel, a l.u?o niructurj fronting Lincoln park, have been mniU to William Hall, manager of the build ing, In an anonymous letter, which numcs as an alternative the payment ol $.'00. The letter was turned ovei lo tho police and ,a trap laid lor Ihe writer. Instructions as to the delivery of the money were followed, but the writer falcd to appear. The letter If. similar to either letters which have re cently annoyed wealthy residents oi the neighboring Lake Shore district. REQUISITION ISSUED. Kor llir Hrlurn ot William '.Irislrr,. L'hnrifril Willi Altrmplfil llrllierr In I lie MUauuri l.t-itUtntiirv. Jefferson City. Mo., Nov. 17. Gov. DocUcry Monday night Issued a requisi tion on Gov. Odcll of New Vork for thu return of William Zlcglrr, tho baking powder magnate, to Jefferson City to answer to the Indictment found against him by the Colo county grand jury Sat urday c. the charge of attempted brib ery In connection with the nlin bill loghlntlon In litul. Sheriff G. A. Smith left lor Allriny Monday night ! pre sent tho uaucrs to Gov. Udell.