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INFLAMES Bewnd largest Turkish City Swept by Fire, MANY MORE MASSACRES. Reports of Trouble From AH Sec tion of the TnrkUh Empire The Sultan's Minister to the Inited State Make a Statement. Sofia, Bulgaria, Aug. 31. Tho Dnevnik publishes a report that one section of the city of Adriauople Is in ashes and that three other sections have . been burned. TLe inhabitants are panic stricken, and the authorities Lave lost all control. The Turk are committing wholesale massacres. An unsuccessful attempt was made, the Dnevnik's ad vices say, to blow up tba west bound orient express between Usunkistri and Tchernkeskia. Only the locomotive, however, was derailed. A toll-gram from Leren says the rail way station nt Ekshi was blown up, a number of otileiuls being killed and the rails torn up for a distance of 150 me ter. An unconfirmed report la In circula tion here that the insurgents have blown up the barracka of the Turkish troops at Adriauople. A private telegram from Rlla, forty miles from tills city, says the Bulga rian troops on the frontier hare been ordered to combine with the Turkish frontier forces ia order to prevent in surgent bands from entering Macedo nia, Despite this combination of forces, however, .100 revolutionaries succeeded tn crossing tli frontier, and fighting Is proceeding In the direction of Bozlog. The sound of cannon, the dispatch says, can be distinctly heard in Bilu, , The insurgents have blown up the lighthouse at Vasiilko and now' occupy all the principal points along the Black sea coast. The barracks at Domotiku, near Adrianople, have been blown up und the garrison killed. Four thousand Albanians are pillaging the villages in the districts of Okrida and Kruschevo. The latter district has been deserted by the population, who have Joined the in surgent in the mountains. The Turk ish forces In the frontier districts have been largely increased. OHEKIB BEY'S VIEWS. Dec-lure That III Country Dealrea Friendship 'With America. Washington, Aug. 31. Chekib Bey. the Turkish minister to the United States, has given in an interview his views of the relations between Ida country ami the United States in view of the dispatch of American ships to Turkish waters. This action is ren dered necessary, according to the state department, by the attack on William C. Magelssen, our consul at Beirut, re sulting at first in the report of his death. This report Is now denied, but the cruisers San Francisco and Brook lyn and gunboat Machias are now on their way to Beirut. "I was profoundly distressed," Chekib Bey said, "at the news from Beirut and believed that there must have been some mistake, because I had heard nothing about it from my government. "What 1 may' say about Turkish American relations will, I hope, lie re ceived in the spirit in which It is said, for it has always been my endeavor during the three years that I have rep resented the porte in the United States lo work always for the better relations of the two countries, and I shall cer tainly not ceaste in my efforts In this direction it a critical time like this, "I appreciate fully the reasons for" the dispatch of the American squadron. H 4?iWi2it?a his. ships to protect the Uvea of American citizens, but iiave you considered that this may have the opposite effect and stimulate the revolutionists to further autrages, thereby increasing the ditti fiiittcs in the way of the porte's pro tection of foreigners? I. must refuse ut this time, however, to comment on this. I fervently hope Immediate relief will be forthcoming. "My government would be very un willing to believe that any but the best relations existed between It and the United States. Of course, the worst may Coma and relations broken off, but I do not think so. "Patience is necessary in Internation al affairs. My sovereign has promised what you have asked or the most of your requests, and he will certainly rarry out his promises. You must re member that my country is very much occupied nt present, and 1 hope the Washington government will appreci ate this and not Insist on a final ad justment of all pending controversies until the interior troubles have quietod. "Your otllclals are supremely just and have always treated me with such consideration that I am confident the Washington government will appreci ate my country's' position and not be disposed to act impatiently." Cnrrtc itt luu gi the ?ta;c. New York. Aug. 31. Carrie Nation has decided t go on the stage and will appear In a revival of "Ten Nights In n Barroom" early this autumn, playina the part of Mrs. Blade. The old play is to be altered so as to be tip to date, and actual events in which Mrs. Na tion has participated are to be brought out vividly on the stage. Berlin gee America Flay. Berlin, Any;. 81. The new Genmiu American theater, to be devoted to the production of plays of German life in the United states, has opened with "Over the Big fond." Adnlph Phillip, the author of the comedy, assumed the leading part in the production. kaseuvesi i::: Resall May Xot ltruch the rahlla l or Mhiiv Month. Portland, Me., Aug. 31. The job t sir my and navy maneuvers have twfu concluded, the combined north Atl.mtl. fleet, commanded by Hear Admiral Barker and accompanied by Admirals Sands, Wise and Cogbian, sailing to the westward for target practice off the New England coast and the defenses- of the harbor being withdrawn rapidly. Bear Admiral Barber and General Chaffee have both granted Interviews, but they did not of course make public their reports. The definite results of the maneuvers, it Is stated, will not reach the public for many months, if they ever .do. The detailed reports of the eight umpires and twenty-two ob servers will be forwarded to the War department and there carefully com piled. If the definite results Income known It will be only through the Washington officials. A board of arbi trators was appointed, two for each service and the fifth by agreement be tween the army and navy command ers. Naval observers for the forts and military observers for the ships also watched the operations. The reports of the umpires, observers and commanding officers will afford the basis for decision by the board of arbitration. A final opinion is expected from each commanding officer ashore aa to the sufficiency of the present fixed defenses and of their relative val ue at night or in thivk foggy weather; also to what extent mine3 and ob structions are applicable, whether there are enough searchlights and rapid fire batteries to cover the mine fields and prevent countermining and whether some mobile defense 19 necessary for the same purpose in thick foggy weath er or at night. Violated Maine Llqnor Law. Bangor, Me., Aug. 31. In the supreme court Hugh Jameson, William . A. Withoe and Charles II. Reed, liquor dealers, were sentenced to six months each in Jail on liquor Indictments to which they demurred in February. On an indictment found since they were fined ,$200 and costs and sentenced to six months in jail. On a later search and seizure they were fined $1,000 and costs, with sixty days In jail. The jail sentences are to be suspended on pay ment of fines and on condition that they keep out of the liquor business. Textile Worker to Resume. Philadelphia, Aug. 31. The textile workers employed In John and James Dobson's mills, who have been on strike since June 1 for a week of fifty five hours, have given up the struggle. The mills employ 2.000 hands. At a meeting of the strikers the operatives voted unanimously to return to work at the old sixty hour terms. The firm has agreed to make weekly payment of wages instead of biweekly, as hereto fore. To Jet Gift of Quarter Million. New York, Aug. 31. As a reward for tlie faithful performance of his duties Joseph C. Hemlrix. president of the National Bank of Commerce, w ill re ceive a gift of .'10,000 upon his retir ing from the chief position of the bank, which Is to be merged in the AVestorn National linnk of the United States within a few weeks. . He will be a member of the executive committee of the new bank. The Itnllnn Railroad DlMimter. Borne, Aug. 31. All the persons In jured in the railway accident near Udine, sixty miles from Venice,. when a train crowded with soldiers collided with a freight train, have been brought here and placed In hospitals. They number fifty-seven and Include two captains and thirteen lieutenants. The condition of twelve of the injured is serious, Twenty persons were killed in the disaster. A Thirteen-year-old Murderer. Norfolk, Va., Aug. 31. John ley, thirteen years old, has confessed that he put strychnine In a glass of water which his stepmother drank, supposing it to be a do.se of salts. Mrs. Doy died an hour after drinking the poison. The boy says he intended the poison for his stepaunt. Miss Marsula Simpson, who had been visiting the Dey house. He may be sent to a reformatory. Jnmoina; Ileeord Broken. Boston, Aug. 31. During an exhibi tion of gymnastic and athletic exer cises at the Cluuiesbank gymnasium Louis Guetlun of Weymouth in the professional running broad jump with out weights cleared 22 feet 8 inches. This is two Inches better than the world's professional record, made by Tom Keene of Boston In England. flmw on Wetern Trip. New York, Aug. 31.-Secretary of the Treasury Leslie M. Shaw, after a con ference with the -president, has left Oyster Bay to begin an extended trip through the middle west. He will de liver two or three addresses on his journey. lie probably will not return to Washington before Sept. 15. Xn ltnaaian Premier, London, Aug. 31. A dispatch to the Central NcWs from St Petersburg says M. Witte, the minister of finance, lias been promoted to president of the com mittee of ministers and that M. Iieske, director of the Imperial State bank, has been appointed minister of finance. Accnaed f Poisoning Tluxfmnil. San Francisco. Aug. 31. Mrs. Martin Bowers and her sister, Mrs. C. C. Sut ton, are held by the police In connec tion with tho death of Mrs. Bowers' husband, who died last Tuesday ap parently from arsenical poisoning. Win RleheMt Itorae Itace. New York, Aug, Sl.-The Futurity, the richest horse raw in America, has been won by Hamburg Belle. REXALL REMED Have made many friends ia the few months that that they have been on the market, and the Rexall KIDNEY CURE is one of the best. It is a liquid remedy and unlike pills which have to dissolve, and they don't always do that it enters into the circulation at once and goes right to the spot. Two sizes, small 45c. and large 85c. Sold only at the RED CROSS PHARMACY ' 160 No. Main St., Barre, Vt. PANAMA CANAL EUMOS. Belief In Colombia That We Will Annex the iMliuiia. Colon, Colombia, Aug. 31. Newspa pers at hand .from the Interior state that a rumor was current In Bogota nst previous to the rejection by the senate of the Panama canal treaty that Isthmian commissioners had already arrived in the United States for the purpose of forwarding a scheme for the annexation of the isthmus in case the treaty was rejected. Doubtless, the papers say, this report was believed by many and was the cause of much ill feeling. It is rumored that owing to the re cent affair in Tanama the contingent of the army on, the isthmus is soon to be replaced by another. The affair referred to in the above dispatch is doubtless that of July 25 last when the national forces at Pana ma surrounded the governor's palace because the troops had not been paid, attempted to arrest the governor and did arrest a number of officials. General Alfredo Vasquez Cobos, min ister of war, has tendered his resigna tion as a result of the occurrence of July 2.1 last. President Marroquin, however, refused to accept General Co bos' resignation. MUaouri'a Action Aaralnat Monopoly. Jefferson City. Mo., Aug. 31 Attor ney General Crow has struck his first blow at the so called terminal monopo ly, which, it is charged, is throttling tho commerce of St. Louis, by institut ing before the Missouri supreme court quo warranto proceedings to annul the charters of the St. Louis Merchants' Bridge Terminal Railway company, the Wiggins Kerry conTpafTy ami tlie St. Louis Terminal Railway association. The petition is oj.ajiweeplnjj character and charges in effect that the rail malls centering at St. Louis have formed practically a conspiracy to control the arteries of trade throughout the Mis sissippi valley. First Steel Sim Mnater Launched. Quiney, Mass., Aug. 31. The William L. Douglas, the first steel six masted schooner ever built, has been success fully launched from tile yards of the Fore River Ship and Engine company. The Douglas is 300 feet on the water line, 339 feet 0 inches over all, 48 feet beam and has a displacement equal to 7,700 tons. She was designed by B. B. Crownlnshield. Her six musts and the bowsprit are all of steel, only the top masts being of wood, and she will carry 30,000 square feet of canvas. The ves sel was built for the Coastwise Trans portation company and will be engaged in the coal carrying trade. rtefunlter Allen Seen. Boston, Aug. 31. News has been re ceived here that Wilhwd 8. Allen, who ran away four weeks ago with $so,000 belonging to the Methodist Preachers' Aid society, has been seen In the City of Mexico. It appears that Alien at tended the Methodist Episcopal church in that city, the pastor of which, the Rev. J. W, Butler, a former Bostoninn, knows him well and recognized him. The Boston police have wired for Al len's arrest if he is still in Mexico. Anthrax In llllnol. Chicago, Aug. 31. Anthrax, which is dreaded by cattle owners und ia fatal in most eases if it attacks human be ings, has been reported to the health department as having broken out in a herd of cattle on a stock farm near Palatine, in this county. The depart ment has taken steps td protect the milk supply of Chicago, which conies from the region about Palatine. , Morocco InNnrarent Win Battle. Paris, Aug. 31. A dispatch received by the foreign office from Morocco says that a large imperial force which was going to the relief of the troops com manded by the sultan has been sur prised and 'almost annihilated by insurgents. CALEB POWERS FOUNDGUILTY Kentucky Official Convicted of Com plicity In the Gocbc-I Murder. SENTENCED TO BE HANGED Third Trial of the Ex-Secretary of State Itraolfs In Cfetnarln jr lilt Sentence From Life Impris onment to Death. Georgetown, Ky., Ang. 8k The third trial of ex-Secretary of State Caleb Powers for complicity In the murder of Governor William Goebel in January, 1900, has resulted in conviction, with the extreme penalty of hanging for the distinguished prisoner, who has been in the penitentiary for three years on life sentence. The verdict of the jury of "guilty and the punishment of death" was re ported into court. Several hundred peo ple crowded the room, and the most in- CALEB POWEnS. tense silence prevailed. The jury was polled, and each man declared the ver dict of guilt to be his finding. Powers sat unmoved while his attorneys asked for time to make a motion for a new trial. ' Judge Bobbins formally overruled the motion for the granting of a neW trial. He then passed the sentence ot death upon him. After a declaration of the prisoner, "I am not guilty judge," the court fixed Nov. 25 next as the day for the execiWion. The attor neys for the defendant secured the granting of an appeal for the case to the Kentucky court of appeals, and if successful they may try to get tin United States supreme court to take it under consideration. Powers had nothing to say regarding the verdict except to express his sur prise that such a result could be reached from the evidence presented Powers is regarded as a strong man He was elected secretary of state on the Republican ticket headed by W. S, Taylor for governor in 1899, but served only a few months, as all the state offices were contested by those on the Democratic ticket headed by William Goebel. Third Trial Wa With Rtw Jndtce. The former trials of Powers wert- before Judge .Tames E. Cantrill of thi city, but he was barred from sitting this time, and Governor Beckham ap pointed Judge Bobbins. Arthur Goebel, the brother of the victim and a prominent merchant ot Cincinnati, who has Fpent his time and fortune' for over three years In the prosecution of those aeensed of belna in a conspiracy to kill his brother, broke down from the strain upon hear ing the verdict. Towers has been convicted twice be fore, this being the third trial in which the jnry brought In a verdict of guilty against him. On his previous trials he escaped with a sentence of life impris onment, as the evidence was not sufli clently" strong against him to lead the jury to inflicting the extreme penalty. All three of the trials were held at Georgetown, and in each of them he had the assistance of the most ablr lawyers who could be procured. ' The last trial was distinguished by the fact that Powers addressed the jury in his own behalf and in a long review of the case showed himself to be a very competent attorney, while his eloquence in pleading for bis life astounded those wht had watched him carefully in the past frials of the case. Mnrilerer Declared Sane. Albany, N. Y Aug. 31. The commis sion, Drs. Howard and Ilurd, recently appointed by Governor Odell to exam: ine Into the sanity of Patrick Conkiin. under death sentence In Sing Sing pris on for the murder of his wife, has re ported to the governor that Conkiin is not insane. Conklin's execution will take place Sept. 8. Cost of Dnmnne to Battle Ship. AVashingion, Aug. 31. A report has been received at the navy department from the commandant of the navy yard at New York saying that an examina tion of the Massachusetts since she has been in dry dock shows that it will cost $12.0(io to repair the damages which she recently sustained near Hat Harbor. ' Danville Rioter Convicted. Danville, 111., Oct. 31. -The jury in tho case of the eight men on trial for participation in the riots of July 25, when the jail was attacked and a ne gro lynched, brought in a verdict find ing all the accused guilty except Wil liam Bedwine and Clay Riddles. Mnt Face Trial la Canada. Ogdensburg, N. Y., Aug. 31. The wai department has surrendered Georgt Curtis, alias Stewart, alias Codley, a deserter from the Ninth United States Infantry, to the Canadian authorities on the charge of robbing Immigrants After waiving extradition and confess ing his guilt on reaching here he re fused to cross to Canada. ' f if $1 a w ; V KAY ES EEAL TLYUU MACHINE. Inventor Berliner Snld fa Have Suc ceeded lu Aerial Xiirintion. Washington, Aug. 31. Entile 1 !! ner, the telephone Inventor, luu Ii.mI successfully tested a Hying machin?". the principle employed being that of the aeroplane. The experiments so far have been conducted With a small ma chine which, unlike the Langley inven tion, requires no extra device to start it. In the test made the Berliner aero plane, without the aid of any power not generated by itself, lifted and maintained itself for a considerable time In the air at a distance of eight feet from the ground. The present model Is capable of lifting while Hying a weight of more than a pound for each square foot of horizontal area and maintaining a speed of something less than twenty miles an hour. The machine Is constructed of aluminium and tin plate and has a weight of thirty-four pounds, excluding ballast. Its main body is made up ot arches, open below and sloping down In the rear to wide tail ends. In moving forward the arches pro duce a current of compressed air, ex erting at the same time a parachute action, thus serving to support the structure. The actual lifting Is done by the tailpieces catching the air current. The trials have been conducted by Mr. Berliner's son Edgar. Two skyrockets attached to the rear of the model sup plied the motive power In the experi ments. . Ciood Miirki!iatthlf In Georgia. Savannah, Ga.. Aug. 31. At the Inter state shoot, jus f closed, the Marks tro phy match was shot by three teams, two from Georgia and one from the United States marine corps. The Geor gia team won on a total of 204 out of 373. The second .Georgia team stood second and the marine corps third. The Levy medal went to Lieutenant It. J. Travis on a score of 04 oat of a pos sible 70. He also won a prize "at 2(H) yards, making seven straight bullseyes. W. T. Dixon won the revolver match cup by a score of 500, with G. Austen second with 505. He also won another pistol match and the Theus, the Estill and the Myers medals. The Storm on the Jerey Toast. Atlantic City, N. J., Aug. 31.-ln the heavy rain storm, 'accompanied by a fierce gale, that swept along the Jersey coast it is feared that several vessels have been wrecked. One steamer is reported ashore, anil much wreckage is strewn along the lieaeh at Barnegai. The life savers at Barnegat report a deck load of boards ashore there. The patrol has not sighted any vessels in distress. It is believed the lumber is from a vessel wrecked somewhere on the const. Indian Children and Public Land. Fergus Falls. Minn., Aug. 31. Ora Cecelia Robtailie, an Infant, versus the United States was the title of an action begun in the United States court in this city. The case is an important one, as it is brought to decide whether Indian children are to have land al lotments in the future, the secretary' of the interior having held that children or annuitants born after July 21, loot) shall not be given land as heretofore. Had Fire In Kailroad Tunnel. Bristol, Tenn., Aug. 31. Fire has done great damage in the Craigen tun nel on the Clinch Valley division of the Norfolk and Western railroad, and all traffic west of the tunnel is being routed east via Bristol over the Vir gtnia ana .Southwestern railroad. All efforts to subdue the (lames were futile It Is supposed that the fire was caused by the ignition of a stratum of coal in me uiuiiei. Xo Ileln For Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. 31, Con sternation lias been caused here by the receipt of information that Colonia: Secretary Chamberlain has refused to sanction the proposal of Governor Hemming to raise a loan of $2.5k(,khi to assist the ruined planters and nro vide relief work for persons who are destitute and without employment. Lot Ilia Life Fer 810. Maysville, Ky., Aug. 31.-A binr-v occupied by David Dally of Ma.vsviil'e and William Malone of Manchester, O., ran Into one occupied by Clarence Thomas and Wiiliani Jackson, colored. The colored men demanded $10 dam ages, but Daily Insisted on waiting for settlement. Thomas shot and killed Daily. Both negroes are In jail. Bad Weather ( lo.e Hotel. Catskill, N. Y., Aug. SB-Thousands of summer guests have flocked city, ward, the recent prevailing cold rains driving them from the mountain re sorts. AH south bound steamboats and trains are crowded. It is thought that a number of the large hotels in the Catskills will dose the season before Labor day. Trenann In German Army. Berlin, Aug. 31.-A sergeant and six privates employed In a German armv magazine near Metz have been arrest ed on the charge of selling to agents ot a foreign power the secret of maiitifae turing a new bomb fuse. They will probably be tri,I for high treason Head at One Hiin.lred and Seven Laporte, Ind.. Am m t. r, V Turczynea, residing near Terre Coupe., uu at nit: uKV or juj yours fcli0 was born in Poland and for more than half a century had lived In Laporte aim St. Joseoh count I ee liV, m n , , . . "hih.v rec ords substantiate her age. Ex-tiovernor of JVebraalca Dead Omaha, Neb., Aug. 31.-Captai A.' J Peat-man, "squatter" irovernnr v " braska under the territorial agreement. . ueau at ms home In Fapillion a suburb of this city. He was seventy four years old. AFTER TWENTY YEARS OF SUFFERING From backache and using many kinds cf backache curt s, I have never found anything that give me so much relief as DR. GOSSOBI'S KIDNEY AiND BLADDER CURE, says Wm. W. Stewart, 391 May Streer, BufTa'o. This wonderful remedy is guaranteed by the manu'aCturers to cure any form of kidney or 'bladder trouble. It is sold at 50c a box by . A. DROWN, 48 Nt. Main St. Civil War General Ueau. Salt Lake City, Aug. 31. Brigadier General William II. I "en rose, U. S. A., retired, has died of typhoid fever at his home in this city. General Penros. was commissioned from Michigan n second lieutenant in the regular tm. In 1801, became colonel of the Fif teenth New Jersey volunteer infantry in 1S03 and at the close of the civil wat was a brigadier general of volunteers. He re-entered the regular service In 1S0G. MUmourl Mine Strike Averted. Chicago, Aug. 31. Missouri miner. 10.000 of whom were expecting to strike upon the anticipated breaking oil of negotiations in progress betweei President John Mitchell and represent atives of the Missouri operators, wii not strike for some time, if at all. Th break in the conference did not occur, and a strike order will probably not 'bt issued, as the representatives adjourned to meet In Kansas City Sept.10. Yellow Fever In Mexico. Laredo, Tex., Aug. 31. The comlntf ous reports of yellow fever at Monbv rey, Mexico, which have caused muel: uueasiness along the border, have lxen confirmed, and as a result the federal and state authorities have established a rigid quarantine. The authorities ut Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, also have estali lished a quarantine against yellow fe ver Infested points. Ibaen In So Immediate Danger. Copenhagen, Aug. 31. The condition of Henrik Ibsen, the Norwegian dram atist, who has been ill for some time and who was reported by a Berlin pa per to be near death, has Undergone no recent change, and it is announced here that the patient is In' no immedi ate danger. Lately Mr. Ibsen has been able to take a short walk or drive daily. . Cigarette Cane Ilor'a Death. Worcester. Mass., Aug. 31. A special to the Tdejjram from Northbridte says that Alexander, six years old, sen of Frank I .a flash of Northbritlge, lias died from burns. He and another little fellow got some matches and stnlf away to smoke cigarettes. The I.aflash boy's clothes gut afire, and he. was ter ribly burned from his hips up. t nnnilltin Indian Kentlve. Montreal, Aug. 31. -The Interior de partment in Ottawa has been notified that the greatest unrest exists alnong the Indians of British Columbia. The provincial detective force has been con stantly on the watch and h.-M now called upon (he mounted police force Cor aid. Extensive measures are being taken to nip the trouble in the bud as soon as it becomes acute. Facaped From Fortreaa Monroe. Norfolk. Va., Aug. 31. By sawins through the heavy uteel bars that kept them from liberty and swimming n wide niont five long term military pris oners who had been confined in ?hf water battery casements of Fortress Monroe have made their escape Mary Andr.Koa to lleappenr. New York. Aug. 31. It is reported here that "Our Mary" Anderson (Mine, do Navarro, the famous retired Ameri can actress, will ,ive a series of 100 readings in this country. Mme. tie Na varro lives in England. New Fourth Claa Poatmaater. Washington, Aug. 31. Arthur E. Chase has been appointed a fourth class postmaster at Exeter, Me. Largest m the World are the mills where ".. Pillsbury's Best Flour is made. Their ' , r ' - -Hi tr''i'-ly A capacity is thirty thousand barrels a day.