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LIZZIE BORDEN ON TRIAL.
A MUEDER CASE THAT EX- CITES NATIONAL INTEREST. rhe Daushter of the Fall River (Mass.) Capitalist Arraigned at New Hertford for the Murder of Her Father and Step-Mother - Daily Progress of the Trial. . The trial of Lizzie Andrew Borden, who B under indictment for the murder at Fall River of her aged parents under circum stances that have created a National sensa tion, was begun, amid much excitement, at New Bedford, Mans. Large numbers of Strangers had been attracted by the event, nd the hotel were filled to overflowing. The fcourt house is an old fashioned, poorly MZZIE A. BOHDEV. Ventilated building of the type of fifty year? ago. Judge Blod?ett, the ablest member ot the Supreme Bench, presides over the court. District Attorney Moody leads the array of Bounsel for the commonwealth, and ex Governor Robinson that of the defense. At 11 o'clock Miss A. Borden, the prisoner, came slowly into the room, preceded by Deputy Sheriff Kirby, and was shown to her Beat in the dock. She was attired in a be coming costume of black brocaded stuff and wore a pretty shade hat relieved by a touch here and there of 'due. As she passed the bar inclosure, Melvin O. Adams, of counsel for the defense, stepped to the rail and bowed to her. But Lizzie, while ac knowledging it with a blight inclination of the head, sat down, without raising her eyes to his and passed on slowly to the dock. Every seat in the room was occupied by tales men and newspaper men, no outsiders being admitted, and within the box enclosure were MBS. ABBIE V. BORE-EX, FIRST VICTIM. a few of the prominent men of the county, Who had been accorded seats by courtesy. Court came in at 11:27. Rev. M. C. Julien. of New Bedford, made a brief prayer, Miss Borden standing. The clerk was then di rected to proceed with the impaneling of the jury. Miss Borden was asked to stand up and told of her right to challenge. Chal lenges on both sides were numerous. The jury when it was chosen was formed of the following men : George Potter, of Westport ; William F. Dean, of Taunton ; John Wilbur, of Somerset ; Fred. C. Wilbur, of Iiaynham ; Lemuel K. Wilbur, of Easton ; William Wes cott, of Seeconk ; A. 13. Hodge, of Taunton : Augustus Swift, of New Bedford ; Frank C. Cole, of Attleboro, John C. Finn, of Taunton ; Churles I. Richards, of Taunton, and Allen H. Wordell, of Dartmouth. They are a very solid lot of citizens. Richards, the foreman, is a rich land owner ; Swift is the manager of iron works, and the rest are farmers and master mechanics and such like. To get a dozen of them 101 were called. Fifty-two were excused for scruples of prejudices, six teen were challenged by Miss Borden, and fourteen by the commonwealth. On the second day of the trial the court room was crowded with spectators two thirds of whom were women. Assistant Dis trict Attorney Moody, of Essex County. : opened the case for the prosecution. He related the details of the finding of the AXDREW 3. BOBDEN. SECOND VTCTIK. bodies of the old couple, and told of the difference that had 'for years existed between Miss Borden and her steomother. Here the skulls were produced by Doctor Uolan. The counsel said that the exact meas urement of the blade of the brokea-haadled ' 2t 7 V 33$gZ it hatchet was Z4 inches : the jn'-tnrriu which fits into the death-wounds of An drew J. Borden was just 3K inches wide. Lizzie Borden fainted after Sir. jfoody had declared that it would be proved that she burned a dress three, days after the murder of her father and stepmother and had pro duced in court the hatchet with which it is supposed the crimes wre committed. She remain? unconscious for several minutes. After District Attorney Moody had outlinM Vie State's r&M the jury, accompanied by counsel for both sides, visited Fall River to examine the premises where the crime was eoDimitied and all other places in the loltty which were to be used as landmarks in the trial of this case. The prisoner refused to accompany the jury. Details of the Crime. The eldest victim of the Time was Andrew J. Borden, a capitalist of Fall River, Mass., who was seventy years old. The other vic tim was his second wife, stepmother to the prisoner. She was considerably younger than her husband, who married her when Miss Lizzie was about four years old. She was a large, fleshy woman. There were two daughters. Lizzie and Emma. Emma was out of town on the day of th murder, which took place on August 4. 1892. Emma called her stepmother Abbia." but Lizzie did not call her anything to her face or 3peak to her at all. She quarrelled with her rive years ago because her stepmother induced her father to clear a piece of prop erty of debt and give it to his wife's sister. Miss Lizzie was born in I860. She and her sister had $5000 in cash or in mill shares or in each form. This their father had given to them. At the time of the murder all the members of the family were ill. and this led to the theory that they had all been poisoned. A drug clerk was said to have sold prussic acid to Miss Lizzie, but it was a case of mistaken identity. No poison was found in the bodies of the victims. On the morning of the day of the murder Mr. Borden had been on his business rounds and had come back. Mrs. Borden was dressing to go out. Bridget Sullivan was up stairs washing windows. The old man went to sleep on a lounge in the sitting room. The wife continued dressing, if she was not already dead, and Lizzie Borden, ac cording tp her own story, went out to the barn in the yard and stayed there thirty minutas. She passed her father in going out. and stopped to stroke his head. All this was between half past ten o'clock and ten minutes past eleven o'clock in the morning, in a disagreeable side street, .i semi-tenement neighborhood with CTnall shops in it. It was in the heart of the- city, in its business part. The wife had sent the servant to wash the down stairs timing-room windows. At four or Ave minutes before 11 the servant went up to her room to lie down. She had been lying there ten or fifteen minutes when Miss Lizzie called to her from dovn stairs in a voice suggesting alarm or terror. She is reported to have seen Lizzie in the kitchen, who said either "Father's dead ; go for doctor" or "Father's hurt; go for the doctor." The servant will clear up this confusion as to what was said. The servant, Bridget Sullivan, went and came back and was sent out to get a Mrs. Russell. When she returned again Dr. Bowen was there and had been preceded by Mrs. Church ill, a neighbor, whose windows looked close upon the Borden house. These visitors saw the father's body. Mrs. Churchill said some one should notify Mrs. Borden, and Lizzie re marked that she thought she heard her mother come in. The neighbor and servant went up and discovered the dead woman. Both vic tims had been brutally chopped about the head and face. Lizzie Borden was suspected and placed under surveillance from the mo ment the crime was discovered. Finally, the District Attorney went before the Grand Jury and declared that he had sufficient evidence to convict her. So she was indicted, arrested, and has been confined in jail ever since. EDWIN BOOTH DEAD. The Great Tragedian Passes Away Peacefully in New York City. Edwin Booth, the well-known actor, died at the Players' Club, New York City, where he has been ill for many weeks, at 1 :15 o'clock a few mornings ago. At Mr. Booth's bedside when he died were Mr. and Mr3. Grassman, his son-in-law and daughter, John Henry Magonigle and Dr. St. Clair Smith. The attack which was the beginning of Mr. Booth's last sickness occurred on Wednesday, April 19. He had gone to bed at his usual time on the previous night and apparently in his usual health. No one went into his room till his usual time for ordering breakfast the next morning, and then it was found that he could not speak. He had had a stroke of paralysis which finally caused his death. Edwin Booth was incomparably the finest tragic actor of our time, and most playgoers will no doubt agree that they will never look upon his like again. He combined the spirit and intelligence of Forrest with the grace and polish of Edwin Adams. Though he came from a lou line of play actor3, several of whom were distinguished, he was accounted a much more finished player than his father, the great Junius Brutus Booth. .Edwin Booth was born in Baltimore, Md., on November 13, 1833. in which town he lived until he was about seventeen years old. That he was born to be a play actor was shown at an early day. Edwin Booth, John Sleeper Clark, John E. Owens, Theodore Hamilton. George Kunkle and half a dozen others formed an amateur dramatic club. While Edwin Booth and his playmates were playing at acting, his father Junius Brutus, was starring the country. Edwin went on the stage in 1849. He was then onlv sixteen vears old. In several years thereafter he was his father's constant companion. Together they visited the Pa cific coast, whence they sailed to Aus tralia. In ten years he played anything and everything. No young actor ever had a bet ter schooling. In 1860 he visited England, Half a dozen years later he for the first time tried his hand at managing. He took hold of the Winter Garden Theater, New York City, in which he played Hamlet for 100 nights. Mr. Booth had little managerial timber in his composition. He was too dreamy and unpractical for such work. Still, in his youth he was as gay as most actors. In 1869 he opened Booth's Theatre. New York City, managing it himself. It was by far the most complete play house in the ooun try. Still it was a failure. Mr. Booth emerged from its management, some say. with debts amounting to over $500,000. He buckled down to act ing, and in a few years had paid off every penny he owed. His triumphant tour through the South, which was followed bv a journey to California, yielded him upward of a quarter of a million of dollars. The hard work this entailed affected his health. When Lawrence Barrett became his manager things went well with Mr. Booth. His health improved. Ha furnished the Players' Club and endowed it handsomely. Since Mr. Booth retired from the stage in Brooklyn, in April, 1891. he has lived at the Players' CluD. It was noticed that after the death of Mr. Barrett Mr. Booth became more reserved and retiring than ever. He eared little for society. He had an almost matchless knowledge of JihaJcespearo asd the bistory of the drama. THE NEWS EPITOMIZED. Kastern and Middle States. Mator Gn.Ror informed Commander Dickins that New York City could not offici ally revive the Duke de Yeragua again. It was intimated that the reason was that the Duke did not acknowledge the courtesies ex tended on his first visit. The Rhode Island Senate voted to adjourn to January next, refusing to meet with the Houie in Grand Committee. The annual examination at the United States Military Academy, West Point, N. Y., began. The Cornell Iron Works in New York City wers destroyed by fire. The loss is about half a million. Govebxor Brow prorogued the session of the Rhode Island Legislature to January, 1834. the Senate refusing to meet with the House la Grand Committee. At New York City, the Infanta received the members of the Reception Committee of the Committee of One Hundred and then wives aboard the Dolphin, and gave them wa excursion and luncheon. William T. I'ikgrley, one of the pro prietors of the Continental Hotel, Phila delphia. Perm., committed suicide on his model farm on the lower outskirts of the city. He had been a sufferer from nervous dyspepsia and insomnia. Josk Cabriebo, a Portuguese farm hand, is held for the m'irder of Bertha May Man chester in Fall River, Mass. Scarcity of servants has become a serious matter in New York City. Many homes have been closed for want of domestic help, which employment agencies are unable to supply, because the girls are flocking to Chicago or the country. The Austrian training ship Frundsberg arrived at the Port of New York and tho cadets on board will visit the World's Fair. The Infanta of Spain left New York City for Chicago by the Pennsylvania Railroad. The Canal Street Bank of New York City has gone into voluntary liquidation. Eight hundred and fifty-nine east side merchants have $436,631.90 on deposit. All will be paid in full. South and West. The Old Kentucky Home at the Chicago Fair Grounds was dedicated. It is the Blue 9rass State Building and one of the most at tractive in the grounds. MiSs Enid Yandel's statue of Daniel Boone "was unveiled. At the Sissetoa Agency, South Dakota, Miss Cynthia Rockwell, an Illinois teacher at Goodwill Mission, has married Richard King, an Indian, studying for the Presby terian ministry. The Plankinton Bank in Milwaukee, Wis., closed its doors. The bank had loaned $200,000 to F. A. Lappen & Co. and the Lappen Furniture Company, and this was the principal cause of its suspension. The Victoria Cordage Company, Cincin nati, Ohio, members of the Cordage Trust, has assigned. Assets, $500,000; liabilities, $400,000. Tornadoes did great damage to property in Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkanasaad Ken tucky. At Rosedale, Miss., W. L. Bawdre and wife were killed. Iowa Prohibitionists nominated a full State ticket. The members of the graduating class at Annapolis (Md.) Naval Academy, forty-four in number, received their diplomas at the hands of Secretary Herbert. W. Y. N. Powelson, of New York, received the honor3 of his class graduating No. 1. A receiver was appointed at Charleston, W. Va., for the Norfolk and Western Rail road. During a heavy rain storm flra wa3 dis covered in a block on Farnum street, Omaha, Neb. The entire city Fire Department was called to the scene. A high wind was blow ing. One of the walls fell on seven firemen. Five of them were instantly killed. W hile a primary election was held in Bell County, Kentucky, by the Democratic party, excitement ran high, and in a fight at Pine ville, the county seat, John Jones and Levi Hoskins were killed and two others were fatally injured. Owing to a storm less than 60,000 persons visited the World's Fair on the second Sun day opening. Twenty-five men walked into Decatur, 111., a city of 22,000 people, and lynched Samuel Bush on the principal street without opposition. Bush was a colored man accused of assaulting two white women. At Chicago, 111., Herman Schaffner & Co., private bankers, made an assignment. Schaff ner & Co. have been the largest private bankers in the Northwest, dealing exclusive ly in commercial paper. John C. Mining, Town Treasurer of Fort Jennings, Ohio, has disappeared with $5000 cash, and an additional shortage of $10,000 has been discovered. Wild and unfounded rumors of impending financial disaster caused a senseless run on many of the ba iks in Chicago. Those chiefly affected were the Prairie State National Bank, the State Bank of Commerce, the Hi bernian Savings Bank, the Dime Savings Bank, the Union Trust Company's Bank and the Illinois Trust and Savings Bank. Mea doweroft Brothers, private bankers of Chi cago, failed with liabilities estimated at 8450 000. The Bank of Spokane, Washington, has failed. It is a private institution, owned by A. M. Cannon, who is reported to be worth $3,000,000. The Sandusky (Ohio) Savings Bank assigned, The Merchants' National Biink. of Fort Worth, Texas, capital $250, 000, has failed. "Washington. The State Department has received official notification from Hawaii of the appointment of L. H. Thurston as Minister to the United States, in place of Dr. Mott Smith. Because of the foul condition of the. Vesu vius, the Navy Department abandoned the intention of sanding her round from New York to the mouth of St. Lawrence to convey the caravels, and sent her to the Portsmouth Navy Yard to be docked. A statement prepared by Comptroller Eckels shows that from January 1 up to May 31, twenty National banks, witn a capital of $6,150,000. failed, as again3t seven National banks, with a capital of $625,L00, for the corresponding period of 1892. The Government receipts during the month of May were $30,971,497 and the expenditures $30,872,502. Official notice has been given of the rais ing of the Italian Legation at Washington to the rank of an embassy ; Baron Fava will be the first Ambassador BAnoN von Saurma Jeltsch. Envoy Extra ordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary for Prussia, at the Court of Stuttgart, Wurtem burg, has been appointed German Ambassa dor to Washington. He is the first German Ambassador to the United States. The President appointed Charles H. Man sur. of Missouri, Second Comptroller of the Treasury. President Cleveland announced that an extra session of Congress would be called early in September to deal with the financial question, which he urgvs the people to study ciosely. Charles W. Dattox was appointed Post master of New York City, to ucved Cor nelius Van Cott. by President Cleveland. He was born in New York City October 3, 1S4C. He is a lawyer. Foreign. Ix the British House of Common? the Gov ernment accepted an amendment to the Home Rule bill, excepting forts, navy yards, etc.. in Ireland from tho Irish Government's control. William Townexd. who threatened te take 3Ir. Gladstone's life, has been adjudged insane and committed to a British asylum. Reports from Manipur. India, My that ail the rivers in the country have overflowed their banks, have swept away the bridires and are submerging villages and fields. Dozens of dead bodies are floating down stream in every river. At one point in a small stream twenty bodies were recovered in three days. The Nitiaz went ashore on the Coroan coast and became a total wreck. Nine lived were lost. Oasn Eddt, his wife and daughter Emma were murdered at Clareneeville, Quebec, Canada, a few nights since. Robbery is the only motive that can be assigned for the crime. Eddy was a well-to-do farmer. Ma. Ritnyo- presented to Emperor Will iam his credentials as United States Minister to Germany, and Mr. Phelps presented bis letter ofrecalL Mr. Gladstone accepted an amendment to the Home Rule bill forbidding the Dub lin Legislature to deal with the extradition of criminals. LATER NEWS. Sat'TOtts Martella, the Italian who mur dered Giovanni Pareilo at Saratoga. May 5. 1892, was electrocuted at the State Prison it Dannemora. N. Y. Two contacts were neces sary. Judge Andrews, of the Supreme Court, of New York, dismissed William R. Laidlaw's complaint in the suit to recover $50,000 damages from Russell Sage for being used as a shield against a dynamite crank. A heavy rainstorm, accompanied by a high wind and frequent flashes of lightning broke over New York City and suburbs, do ing much damage ; one man wa? killed and there was heavy loss by fire in Brooklyn. The Infanta Eulalia reaped Chicago fro:n New York ; much enthusiasm was shown by the crowds that lined the route from the rail road station to the hote'. A skiff conrainmg Alexander MeClou 1 and Robert Anderson was upset in a whirl pool at Boundary City, Wyoming. The men were drowned. Sergeant O'Leary, of the United States Army, was shot and mortally wounded by Private Roberts, in Fort Sherman, Idaho. Jealousy over promotion was the cause. The State Department telegraphed its ac ceptance of the resignation of Rowland B. Mahony, Minister to Eucador, and instructed him to turn over the legation archives to the United States Consul. The Russian extradition treaty was officially promulgated by President Cleve land. Advices from Koti, a port on an isiand in the River Koti, on the east coast of Borneo, state that an explosion, attended with faral results, occurred at that place on board the steamer Houthandelbunalda. Five persons were killed. BOLD OUTLAWS. They Cleaned Out a Bank, Hut the Money Was Recovered. The People's Bank at Benton ville, Ark., was robbed at 2 :30 p. m. by a gang of six desperadoes, armed with Winchesters, vho secured over $10,000. They were from the Indian Territory, and came into town with four fine horse3 and a white-topped bugsy, which were left in the rear of the Sun office, under charge of one man, while the other five went single file in the front of the office, one-half block north to the People's Bank, where they entered and covered the bank officials President A. W. Dinsmore, Vice-President J. R. Hall, Cashier J. C. McAndrew, and Assistant Cashier G. P. Jackson with Winchesters. Ono of the men made Cashier McAndrew dump the contents of the safe into sacks brought for the purpose, putting gold and currency into one and the silver into another. After securing the boodle they made the officials march in front of them as they tar" 3d for their horses, forcing Mr. Jackson to carry the sack of silver con taining over S 10,000. When they passed the Sun office Mis? Mag gie Wood of the Sun force had the presence of mind to rush to the door and open it, let ting Mr. Jackson in with his sack of silver, and immediately shut and locked the door. One robber raised his Winchester, but the young lady's act was too quick for him. The citizens soon rallied and a general fir ing was kept up. The robbers mounted their horses, going west, closely followed by Sheriff Galbraith and posse. Assistant Cashier Jack son wa3 shot in the head, back of the right ear, and also in the left elbow. The wounds are not serious. Taylor Stone, a farmer, procured a shotgun and fired two shots ar the flying robbers, but was immediately sher down. The ball passed through hi3 left groin and killed him. Tom Baker, a farmer, was shot in the chin, and returned the compli ment by wounding the robber. Another one was wounded by Tom Woolsey, a drayman. NAVAL CHANGES. Erben Goes to Sea and Gherardl Takes Charge of the Navy Yard. At noon, a few days ago, Commodore Er ben hauled down his flag on the Vermont and gave up the command of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. As the flag was lowered it was saluted with eleven guns, and as the flag of Rear Admiral Gherardl took its place a salute of thirteen guns was fired. Then Commodore Erben escorted his suc cessor to the Lyceum, where the Marine Guard was paraded In his honor, and he was Introduced to all the officers and heads of departments in the yard. After the ceremony at the Lyceum Commo dore Erben was escorted to the Chicago, where Acting Rear Admiraf Walker relin quished the command to him and introduced him to the officers of the ship. Here again ihe ceremony oi saluting the flags was per formed. Commodore Erben now hold3 the position of Acting Rear Admiral, commandant of the European sauadron. . -. THE LABOR WORLD. Chicago has 400 union girl waiters. Thxbe are 18.000 union horwhors. Indiana coal miners get seventy cents rr ton. Woxen work la Detroit (Mich.) brick yards. Boazil is importing Chinree Lvbcr direct from Asia. In Spain factories and stores are operated $a Sunday. A poors order snt Chicago andNorthwesV em telegraphers on strike. Cotton weavers at Denver. CoL, nvvke, in some Instances, only $4.K) a wek. There are now over 150 cities ia this country having building trades councils. Ward organizations of colon! workman have been formed by the Socialists of St. Louis. Akono stevedores cotton Is regarded an the hardest to 6tow and railway Iron s the easiest. WrrnrN three years we admitted to the American labor market 4J7,OO0 Uun, Italians and Toles. CHARLFrroN fS. stonecutter? rtru'k be cause the boss would a-A pay for tools that had been stolen. Harness and saddle workers will send ono of their number to Europe to study the In dustrial question. Thk wages of the street railway employes in Minneapolis. Minn., Lave been raiiod twenty-eight per cent. , - - A switchman told an Indianapolis reporter that he had unsueeetK fully covered 000 m.U9 in s?arb of 5 job. 'T4 '? v. y- nd ;unio;"Jc,iKt;ujen and firemen fcaySjoined the Knights'of Labor d-.-spito tho oruer by the city authcriti-f. .-a The State Labor Bureau of Iowa furnwhos places at a cost of twenty cnt per head. Formerly the private bureau charged 2. Many of the workinc women of Mew York City. especially '.sweater. rceivt thos employed by e less tnan two dollars a week as wnges. 'Dad" Lea-h, the ionndr of th Brother hood of Locomotive Firemen, has Unn in stalled in his n ?w home, provided by tho Order at Sedalla. Mo. In the New York jewelry factories wagon of girls per went ar The hoard and lodging average is 4 per week, and elothing f 1.25. The girls eonmiency work at sixteen and remain on anuverag tea yoars. Bat.ox Sri;aiM IIalreko has nin or ten thou.s.iu'1 men employed in his iron works on the Rhine and gives them th kindliest care. He will not permit one of his workers to marry without his consent, for example, le juusi, hs he nays, "ths-y would often make foo's of themselves." The most successful system of labor arbi tration rfeerr.s to be that of Massachusetts, which has been in operation since 18XG. Th seventh annual report o! the Masnachusttts Board of Arbitration, recently issued, give an account of settlements of labor disputes involving over -ii. 000. 000 in wages. Minnesota has a law r'iuirm merchant and proprietors of st ns employing women to provide seats for them. lut th- law is a dad letter, and the Tr.ide and Labor Asombly of MinnoapolH his a-ked the State Bureau of Statistics and La? -or to investigate and furnish ovid'.-nc against the violators of thy law. THE SIXTH WEEK. Progress of the Opening of KxhIMts at Chicago. The sixth week's festivities at the World'! Fair were opened by the Dans. The various Danish societies of the city eaaio out to gether, aiid at 12 o'clock 10.000 Dan par aded an 1 walk-id around until they wre worn out. It was Denmark's d.-iy at the Fair and Fes tival Hall was the place -t for the exercises. Theodore Thomas brought his Exposition or chestra, and Director-General Davis, in the name of the Exposition, delivered an addresa of welcome. Denmark's exhibit, a model ot system and elegance, svas thrown open at UOO.';. Japan's quaint exhibit in tho Fina Art? Building was also formally opened. Every visitor expressed great admiration for the delicacy and beauty of the work. The invited guests went over to the Japanese tea house where tea and lunch were served. The Hooden, or Pha'uix Palace on Woodod Island, the building which the JapanewH Government is to giv the city after the Fair, was also opened. Visitors were not al lowed inside, but the sliding panelled doorv were thrpwn back so that a view of all the interior could be had from the balconies. Queen Victoria's tapesteries taken from Windsor Castle and consigned to President Higinbotham for exhibition at the Fair, were taken from the satety vaults where they have been kept since P.oyal ('om.nissioaer Harris brought them to ChieaKo, and removed to the Exposition. They were placed in the build ing, Their safetv Ls guaranteed by atond of 8100,000. The individual exhibit of Margherita, Queen of Italy, was placed on view. It is mado up iargeiy of laces, and Ls under heavy bonds for safe return. Visitors also had an opportunity of seeing diamonds removed from gem-learing clay brought here from Africa. Tho exhibit of the Cape Town diamond mines was put In motion, demonstrating the manner in which diamonds in the rough are taken from the sarth. Krupp's great cannons, that poked their noss toward the lake from the fort-like pa vilion south of Agricultural Building, were put through a drill and the rreat exhibit waa formally opened to the public, lierr Wer niuth, Imperial Ger-iiun Commissioner, and Herr Gilihausen, Krupp's representative, were the hosts, an 1 explained to a large num ber of guests the working of the great guns. The paid admissions at the gatc on tola day numbered Jo.Sl. SIOUX WILLING TO SELL The Government Can Have Their Farming Lands for $00,000. The commission appointed last summer to treat with the Yankton Sioux in South Da kota for a cession to the United States of their surplus Lands has submitted its report to Secretary Koke Smith, together with the articles of agreement. All the unallotted lands on the reserva tion are to be ceded to the Government In consideration of $600,000', of which 100,000 ls to be paid within sixty days after ratifica tion of the agreement by Congress. The re mainder, bearing five per cent, interest, is to te retained in the Treasury, payable at the pleasure of the Government after twenty-flve years. The ceded landn, which are said to be of a high grade for agricultural purposes, are tc be disposed of under existing land laws. Saixix Waixacx, a young woman living sear Mid ville, Ga., shot &nd killed Manuel Rosen werg, a peddler, who had sold her a pair of fthoea whigfrwerc g satisfactory, j