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" '31 VOL XT.TTT. NO 57 ROCK ISLAUD, ILL., WEDNESDAY, DECEZXBS3 28. 1S94. FXUC3 TXXCZ2 3X3. SAFELY BACK. Vatican Exhibits at the World's Fair Returned. PAPAL RECEPTION GIVEN. The American Emissaries Re ceived by the Pope. Gratitude Expressed and a Response Made. MORE PUBLIC EXPOSURES. Wardman Acknowledges Reg ular Collections. One of the Convicted ceives Sentence. Re- Kome, Dec. 86. The pope at noon, in the throne room of the Vatican, re coived the officers of the U. S. cruiser Detroit, which recently ar rived at Naples with Vatican relics exhibited at the World's fair. They expressed the thanks of President Cleveland and the American people for the papal participation in the ex piation. The pope replied, praising me progress, activity and liberty of uic people oi the united btates. Mure feipoinrcit. New Yokk, Dec. 26. Before the Lexow committee this morning, ex Ward man Shalby said he has (served as wardman in tho Twelfth precinct under Capts. Webb, Dohcrty, Kakins ana chuitz, and collected money monthly from disorderly houses and pool rooms, policy shops, saloons. prices ranging from $50 for pool rooms, to s-' for saloons, averaging monthly collections of $100 had run as high as $600. He handed the money all over to Cant. Webb, who gave part of it back to him. If the people who paid violated the law, thev were not to be interfered "with Oettlnc Evidence. Sioux City, Iowa. Dec. 26. Rob ert Kneebs, the American horseman arrested in Germany, on the charge of "ringing" the mare Bethel, and who Is ont on bonds, is here taking evidence in his own behalf. In an interview today he said the mare Bethel was in this country and had never been out. Ntw York I'nllce Captain Sentenced. N'f.w Yokk. Dec 26 Iolice Cap tain Stephenson, the first of the po lice oniclals convicted as the out come of exposures through the Lex ow committee, was sentenced to three vcars and nine months in Sin? Sing prison and a tine of $5,000. Be was fonnd guilty of bribery. Accident at erasing. Waxaikh;!!!! Tex., Dec. 26. At a crossing last night a passenger train on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas road collided with the rear coach of a pas senger train on the Houston & Texas Central, wrecking it badly, and in' hiring 17 passengers, two it is be lieved fatally. tiear In Improved. Washington, Due. 26. Congress man J. II. dear, of Iowa, who was stricken with unconsciousness Mon day night, is considerably improved Chickens Come Home to Boost. New Yokk, Dec. 25. Tho wholesale ter ror In which New Yorkers hold the Lexow committee Is tho capital stock of a new kind of blackmailer. Somo persons are threatened with accusation before the coininlttve, while others are to got sub- iHuuas an witnesses if they refuse to pay The men implicated in tho levying of "protection" taxes on embargoed bus! nusxes nro catching It also. A police can- tain told a reporter that he had been but' lied or threatened by wore than twenty keepers of disorderly houses. Tho women told him If he refused to pny thorn money they would go to John V. Goff and the Lrxow oonimtttcn mid accuse him of re- wiving bribes In return for protection. Certain lawyers in New York practicing lor the most txirt in the criminal courts arc being pillaged by the extortionists. Scene at the Funeral of Alcorn. alEMl'HM, Dec. Sfi. The funeral of ex Senator Alcorn at Kuglu Nest, Miss., pre sented perhaps the most weird scene ever Witnessed in this country. The obsequies were utteuded by 300 negroes, the major ity of whom wero tho former slaves of tho uen 1 senator. The negroes were incon solnblo In their grief und gave vent to their feelings In shrieks, religious songs and prayers. At the grave tlio old gray haired colored men threw themselves Un the coll in and finally had to be re moved by force In order to allow the body to be buried. He pa dialed by tue Uennaa Embassy. v x Aiiis, we u. as me newspapers uavu oeen claiming mat mo accusation yO taiaJc against Captain Dreyfus was based upon a document stolen from the German embassy. Count Von Munster, the Ger man ambassador, published a note de claring In tho most positive terms that the (torinan embassy never directly or in directly had any relations with CaDtain Drey f u nnd demanding that the statement that the document referred to was stolen from the German embassy be denied as a malicious fabrication. TnE Argus delivered every even ing at your door at 10c a -week. HER LIFE IN DANGER- Betty Green Tell. Her Lawyer a Woefal . Story. NEW Yokk, Dec. 26. -Mrs. Hetty Green. the richest woman In America, has brought suit fur an accounting against Horny A. Barling, the only nut-riving trustee of her father's estate, and the ulinir of the papers brings to light a sensational story. A belief, firmly fixed, that a band of conspirators took tho lifo of hor fnther, Edward M. Robinson, and of her aunt, Sylvia Abu Uowland, of Nw Bedford, KK6. I1ETTY GKEES. years ago, nnd ore now daily seeking her life nnd the lives of her children, continu ally haunts her. Glass, she declares, has lieen plnccd in her foo.l, not six months ago. liloeks or wood una stones havo been hurled at hor from windows as she was passing on the sidewalks, nnd on numer ous occasions her life has been threatened. Whether or not Mrs. Green is the victim of a strnnge hulluciation remains to l.e learned, but that her fears have incited her to lead tho life of a recluse there can be no doubt. Tell a rtory of C.niiracy. The following is the story as she tells it to her lawyers: Hetty Kotunsou was the favorite dnuhtc ?of one of the richest end most ir.Que.ntial citizens of New Bedford, Mass. Hie was reared at the home of her aunt, Miss Sylvia Ann How land, who was also very wealthy, being reputed to be worth at least 4,uH0,XH). In the early Hummer of Mu Mr. Robinson came to New York on business and while here wns taken suddenly ill o ill that his daughter was summoned t his bed side, where she found him in a critical con dition. Ho told her that he was in the hands of a baud of eons) i rati rs who would kill Tllm if possible. He cautioned her that she must, guard her own life, as he had left her all his property. He was very much worried about his will, und finally sent for It to see If It was as he had made it. Her Father's Mysterious Death. Before the will reached him his daughter found him badly wounded and with the bed clothes thoroughly saturated with his blood. Ho died without seeing tho will, and when, after his death, the will was opened it was discovered that Hetty was to Tccelve only a small part of the estate. Soon after this Miss Howlund, the aunt, died mysteriously and of her H, 000,000 Hetty received only a small por tion. Evans, Bcumun & Choute, counsel for Mr. Barling, havo issued a statement denying by inference the above state of facts and asserting thut the suit is one brought by the heirs of the lute Edward Mutt Robinson to havo the estate closed and the executors discharged. , PARKHURST NOT SATISFIED. Thinks the Lexow Committee Is luittlns; Before It Is Through. New York, Dec. 26. Rev. Dr. Park- hurst is not pleased at the prospect that the investigation of police corruption is to be stopped before tho heads of the depart ment shall be called upon to testify, and still less is he pleased with the proposi tion, which is said to bo favored by mem bers of .the Ia'Xow committee, that Super intendent Byrnes bo charged with the reorganization of the department. Dr. Purkhurst said that ho would not stop even it the senate committee aia. lie said ho believes the committee is about through with serious work. "It is evident, and I am informed," he added, "that Superintendent Byrnes is to be subjected only to a perfunctory examination, and that he it was who planned the confession of Captaiu Schmittbcrger. "I would not have it thought that 1 am actuated by a mere prejudice against Superintendent Byrnes, but I do think that he Is the bead or the exposed police system, as ho is of the police force. A gentleman said to me recently that he would as soon think of asking Satan's ad vico on the re -organization of hell as Byrnes' on the ro-organizutlon of the po lice. That expresses my opinion exactly. There is no prejudice in my feelings against Byrnes, but I havo met his power of opposition to my work of reform at many points, and hence I have gained a knowledge of him which has been such as to make me hold aloof from any alliance with him, and I will not bo restrained now by any co-operation with him that may be accepted by othors." Superintendent Byrnes has issued an order prohibiting the police from riding free on elevated street cars. They are for bidden to accept any free transportation or franking privileges. Poets to be Pitied. Pity the poets who get stuck la their effort, to make words rhjme. Fancy a man banting for a thyme for the word Pellets." If it were only in the singular "Pellit" he Bight praise the -Pellet" and bid joa smell it, tell It, yell it, sell it and what not. Bat "Pellet;" Is hard t9 ma ch At least Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets are match less as a care for billons stttcLs, indigestion, constiuation and tick heartache. They are pre ventive as well as curative, nar.11 y larger tb n masiara eeeas. i aej wore wonoers. A Ifirr at JEl iteno, O. tn tne Beall murder trial rendered a verdict of not miiltr. Beall killed Francis McKennon at Guthrie in February. WB8. Both men were well known In Washington, D. C. RAGE WAR IS OVER. Negro Hunters in Brooks Coun ty, Ga., Go Home. TROOPS AERIVE ON THE SCENE, Aad the Mob Concludes to Go Ont of Bust- Boss -The Killinfr of Blacks Declared Unjustifiable A Statement from Quit man That Puts a Less Atrocious Aspect on the Trouble, but Admits the Cruel Whipping of a Negro Woman. Quitman, Ga. The trouble in Brooks eounty is over. The Yaldosta Yidettes wero ordered here Monday night by the governor. Captain Cafferty, Lieut. Staten, Lieut. Poles, Dr. Bass and Sheriff Thrash er at once visited the scene of the troublo. They found peace restored and the citizens assured them that there would be no more trouble, and they came bock to Quitman, and the Vadosta Videttes left for Valdos to. The killing of the negroes was entire ly uncalled for. They were killed because they were supposed to know the where abouts of Waverly Pike, whose crime was the original incentive to lawlessness. Good citizens of the county will do their utmost to bring to justice the men who are re sponsible for the troublo. IN BEHALF OF THE WHITE MOB. Statement of the Turbulence with the View of Justifying the Whites. Qcitmak, Ga., Doc. Vfi. Martial law is not the most nnlikely thing in the world in this county, for telegrams from Gov ernor Atkinson nnd prominent citizens have emphasized the necessity of having Boldiers on the scene to prevent bloodshed and the Yaldosta Yidettes have arrived. The Waycross Rifles are under arms and other companies will probably be ordered to the scene at onco should their presence be deemed necessary. Details of the ter rible state of affairs growing out of tho murders of T. H. Muuldcn nnd Joseph Isom have been brought to light. The people of Marion district, failing to find the negro, Waverly Pike, who murdered Isom, have taken tho lives of several of those who, as alleged, aided the murderer in making his escape. It is the hope of the conservative people of the county that there will be no further bloodshed, but the soming of the military may have an op posite effect, as the whites who are under arms claim that it means protection to the negroes which thy white people here have been unuble to secure from negro desperadoes. The Killing of Constable Maulden. The killing of Muulden began the whole trouble.. Maulden was a constable and went into one of the turpentine camps which abound In this section. Two broth ers named Jeff re th, desperadoes, set upon Maulden and shot him to death. Muulden was an old Confederate soldier, and be longed to a prominent family. His mur der created wide-spread excitement, and a posse sot out after the murderers. There was talk of lynching, but wiper council prevailed, and the Jeffreths were captured and safely jailed. Prominent among the posse hounding the Jeff ret h boys down were Jos. Isom and his brother-in-law, Henry Tillman, who is kin to the late governor (now senator) of South Carolina. These gentlemen were warm and persistent in the chase, and thus it is asserted incurred the enmity of the negroes of the section. A Conspiracy to Take II v,'na;. So it is cluimed on the confession of Mc Caull, a negro who was arrested for tlie murder of Isom, that the neirroes banded together under Waverly Pike to kill every man who had a hand in running down the Jcffreth boys. MeCaulI said the gang was onthbound to do the work and thut Isom's death was the beginning thereof. As. soon as Isom's body had been taken home, Judge r. W. Tillman and Henry Tillman, his brother-in-law, organized for tho search of the murderers. There were four negroes in the party, two named Herring; MeCuull (who lias confessed) and Pike, who Is still at large. MeCuull and the Herrings jvere caught the-first night and jailed... Then the search for Pike, Alio murderer, begun in earnest The search for Pike was kept up, but he could not bo (0ltid that evening. Friday MeCuull made his confession. The Confession Wakes White Wrath. The confession created a great deal of feeling in the county, and when it reached tho houses of Isom and Tillman it created a feeling that had not manifested itself before. It was then that the whites would have tukcu reveuge if they could havo found some ono upon whom to take it. The efforts to capture Pike were re doubled, and people came from Colquitt, Worth, Berrien, and other counties around, armed lor the search. Mi threats were mode, however, by tho searchers until Saturday, when it was learned that about thirty negroes, armed, had congregated about three miles from where Isom was to buried thut evening, and that they were there to protect rise u no were found. The First Negro Killed. It was given out among the whites, too, and thut by a negro, thut Pike was in hid ins in the neighborhood, and that tho ne groes were armed for the express purpose of protecting him from arrest ins place of hiding was revealed to tho party by tho negro, nnd that evening, after Isom's re mains had been laid uway, a visit was made to the place, but the negro wns not there. On that trip tho whites, now in largo numbers, encountered a party of ne groes and several shots were cxciuingca. It was a fight after the bushwhacking or der, and a negro named Henry Sherod, known to be a warm friend of Pike, was killed. NEGROES DEFY THE WHITES And the Slaughter and Atrocities Begin In Oood Earnest. This killing intensified tho feeling be- twecn the races, and the crowds began to increase on both sides until there were more than ISO armed whites and as many as many i I to do-K ve beenm r, defied;! wed the I cabin oi I ; Tarlnv neeroes. Had the negroes agreed to do- liver up Pike the troublo would have shortlived. The negroes, however, the whites. The whites then renewed search. They first went to the cabin Tom Tarlor. Pike's steolather. Taylor showed fight, and a volley of bullets put stop to his career on this earth. Kli razler and Sam Pike fired on some whites they met in the road, and both were killed. This was the record up to Saturday night. Tho negroes, so it is claimed, then swo-e to take the life of every man, woman ana child in the district. This brought the white men together in largo numbers. Thero were reckless men in tho crowds, though the majority was In favor of conservative measures. At the homo of Ell Fruzier they took the negro's wife out and beat her terribly, expectirg, th?y claimed, to make her tell the whereabouts of Pike. When Mitchell Brice, upon whose planta tion the negro lived, heard of this he start ed after the perpetrators, and he and Cup- tain 1 lllman became involved in a shoot ing affray. There are three or four other negroes killed, but the name; do not seem to be known. Monday night there was a conference between the whites and blacks looking to Pike's surrender. The whites guarant'-cd protection and a fair trial, and they hold ns hostage Pike's mistress, whom they threaten to make an example of !f like is not surrendered. This deal is expiated to bo consummated. If it is successful the trouble will bo over; if it fails it U im possible to predict the consequences. Troops Will Probably Mop Bloodshed. ATLANTA, Dec. 3o. The latest reports from Brooks county givo tho number of men killed as seven, including Constable Maulden, killed two or three weeks ago, and Joseph Ishoin. white, and Sam Tay lor, Ell Frazier, Harry Slterud, Sam Pike and George Fritz, colored. It is believed here that the trouble is practically over and that the appearance of the military will effectually end it. ieorge Uosad Bays a CeeUjr aog. Tokoxto, Dec 26. George Gould, of New York, has purchased from the Cana dian kennels the field trial pointer bitch Marguerite Kent, by King of Kent, at a big figure. CLOSING QIOTATIOSS. Chicago t.raln. CHIC4SO, Dec 86. Wneat, steady. Tec. f 4. May ESs. Corn. Miner, Dec 454c, May 48V:. OjU. b:s:her, Dec ',c. Pork lower, Jar, fllJtTS- 1 ard, lower. Jan. l6.G3'j. Kin, lower. JSB.tM.67H. Jiew York Money Cloning. r-lw York, Ecc. SO Honey on ca:l, e.iy at 1H33 percent; prime mercantile paprr,9t4i The Local Markets, sun, rrc. Wheat 50c. Corn new, 4U&42C Oats- 'JS(2:ic Ear Timothy. 11ft12: wrMiV finotll: wua. lsu-5'J; rioncn, oaica. J. rncrr Asn vkiktasls. Potatoes SOc. Onions 30c per bo. fi rnoDccB. Bu tor Fair tn choice lBrWe: creamery, tic jSC r resa, ail. Poultry Cblckens, 5&H-; turkcyc.Gc S.XVS STdOk. Cattle -Butchers ray for com fad steers aVRiSf; cows and bolters, ; cslvts 3Vt4'-,c Motrn S4S4'4C howl 3ac Spring lamb. SMOSc a poanl. rati.. Coal -Soft. inc. Wood Si.50 per cord. What a Minister Says. Trintt Station. Hfornan Co- Ala. tWL B. V. PlERCC: Drnr Sir In the fall or last year I minered from rheumatism in my left shoulder arid elbow. I trw-d a great many remedies, reo ominpnded to iro i'V friends, but tnev all failed to afford relief. From tb" time I bvao Iloetor PKTre e .ctiV Meuical Ui-wovery. un til I felt that I was cured, was a rxTiod covTing four or Uvo months. While the at tack lasted. 1 sulfiTed a irreat. deui. and n ulrl not dress or unUnne Rrv. VT. 'Williams, niyseif. Aituougb i am W veara tiki, i now re- gard mv health as splendid. 1 bad spent a great deal of money previously, in various PIERCE CURE. kinds of medicine, bat the "Diseorery," from the day I crnnmivoEd until i was well, coat only four DOLLAna. Accept my gratitiade, and I bear to subscribe myself. 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