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THE AB0U8, MOKDAg, MABCH ag. 1895.
t i STBUCK IT RICH. Reward a Young Woman's Mu sic Brought to Her. WEALTHY WIDOW MAKES HER BICH . Happy Effect m Paralytic ef a Y M asleiaa's MhIceIm Waalrf-B Uviag with Ballet ta Hi Bnb CagNMtoul Talk to Ik Imnl leg. 1. latere Florist's BMkkMftf Zlads Blauelt a Triple Earl. Kni York, March Si Miss Acnes Epplewhite, who for some time past has been a guest at the Brunswick hotel, but who of late has lived at 10 East Sixty first street, is alleged to hare fallen heir to at least tl.OOO.'KJO. When sherecelTed the news of this windfall she fainted and tbe serTices of a doctor had to be called In. Heretofore Miss Epplewhite has been comparatively poor. She is a brilliant musician. Two summers ago she visited Port Jerri, where she received her board at a hotel for looking after the musical entertainments. She became ac quainted with a Mrs. Heindricks, a wealth widow residing in Philadelphia. Mrs. Heindricks was a paralytic and nsed to lead a lonely life, most of which the spent in a bath chair. She became Infatuated with Miss Kpplewhlte's music ales. At the close of the season the wom en parted, each with a certain amount of regret. They have never met since. Miss Epplewhite received a letter from Ben - nett & Baxter, attorneys at law, inform ing her Mrs. Heindricks bad mentioned her in her will to tbe extent of 11,000, 000. BULLET IN HIS BRAIN. A Case That Paulas the Fnyalelaas of New York. New York, March 25. Ihe physicians ' at the Manhattan hospital are much in terested in the case of George Suessen bach, a German, who attempted suicide in Central park by shooting himself in the head just one month ago and who is rapidly recovering, in spite of the fact that the bullet still lies embedded in bis brain. Suossenbach is 39 years old and shot himself because he was unable to obtain employment. His esse was pronounced hopeless. He remained unconscious for more than a week and then he began to recover. At present his condition is ex cellent and unless he takes an unexpected turn for the worse ho will be discharged tn a week or two. The wound in his fore head, just between tbe eyes, where the bullet entered, has healed, leaving only a light depression. NEARLY CAME TO BLOWS. Two Members of tha Missouri House In aa Altercation. Jefferson City, March i!5. The house came near closing its session with a set to between Spencer of St. Louis and Davidson of Morion, one a Republican and the other a Democrat. They engaged in a wordy altercation over the resolu tion to adjourn at 8 o'clock, and, in the course of the argument, Spencer insinu ated that Davidson was a liar. This Davidson resented hotly. "Yon contemptible bound," pointing his finger at Spencer. "You know you are lying. Oh, you may open your d d mouth." Bpencer was at a white heat, and the ergeant-at-anns and a half dozen mem bers ran across the house to prevent an encou nter. After the objectionable words had been taken down, oil was poured on the troubled waters, the words were re tracted and peace reigned. Heir ta Three Scotch Earldoms, Toronto, Can., March 25. George Mar shall Graham of this city, after a hard fight with f nt for thirty years, has just been Identified as heir to the Scottish earldoms of St rait hern, Monteitl and Alrth. The new earl Is entitled ,to a seat In the British house of lords and will claim as soon as some necessary prelim inary arrangements are made, lie has for some time been book keeper for a florist. Coaversloa of a Steamboat Captaia. &T. Louis, March U5. Captain Joe Todd, one of the most popular steamboat men in the Mississippi valley, has arrived home and announced his determination to quit the river and go into tbe ministry. He left his boat at Florence, refusing to take it back to St. Louis. Before leaving St. Louis on the down trip Captain Todd became converted at one of Sam Jones' revivals now being held in Mishitaw. Hobby Waalilu't Boy Her a Wheel. Bcttk, Mont., March 2.--Mrs. Will iam Trvgear, wife of a well to do mining man, ran away from home in company with a married sister, and taking with her all of her husband's savings and their 6-year-old boy. She left a note behind, telling her husband that she left him Jfor good because he would not buy her a bicycle. Her sister also deserted a hus band. loaportaet i'aptare. St. Louis, March 25. Postoflice Inpeo tor Thomas telegraphed his chief here that he had captured Jim French, the in cendiary, bond jumper, and postofBee robber, near Maiden, Mo. French was one of the trio who robbed the postoffice at Maiden. The thieves secured $300 In money. French is under sentence of fif teen years imprisonment lor arson here. Three postoftice robberies are also charged against him, and he is charged with as sisting Hedgepeth, the train robber, in bis attempt to break jail here last summer. Hew Frateraal laaaraac Society. SPRlxeriELD, Ills., March 25. Insur ance Superintendent Durfee has issued a certificate incorporating the Real Neigh bors of America, a lady auxiliary to the Modern Woodmcu of America, to do a fraternal beneficiary insurance business in Illinois. The principal place of bus! Bess is Peoria. ' Bank Robbers rrightaawd Oft Y01SO6TOWS. O., March 25. An at tempt was xaade to rcb the Farmers' Na tional bank at Can field, ten miles south. The two robbers blew a hold In a side of the vault but were frightened off before they got anything. They escaped on a handcar, going north on the a lies and New Lisbon railroad. INCOME TAXES ROLLING IN. Tsthwaf s T Cewgreae Far Eseeeaea by Kataraa Already Made. WASHTSeTOS, March 25. Income tax returns are pouring into the office of tbe commissioner of Internal revenue at such a rate as to make the income tax division a beehive of industry and activity. These returns, it is stated, are much more numerous than were calculated upon in the first estimate submitted to congress aa the basis for action. Tbe estimate then was that 83,000 cor porations and individuals were subject to tbe tax. After tbe law passed and the estimates of tbe fifty-eight collectors of Internal revenue were compiled, it was found that they aggregated 413,000 returns from corporations and individuals. This estimate is considered entirely too high, and if the income tax is paid by 2J,uuu individuals and corporations it is be lieved the law will have been more gen erally enforced than is usual with a new enactment of this kind when first put in operation. GREAT PACKING PLANT DESTROYED. Fire Wipes Oat a Mill Ma Dalian' Worth f Fraperty at Ksaaas City, Kaa. Kansas City, Mo., March 2D At 6:39 o'clock last night fire broke out in the hog building of the Keid Packing company's plant at Kansas and Railroad avenues, Kansas City, Kas., and almost the whole group of buildings was entirely destroyed. causing a loss of over a million dollars. At 10:90 o'clock the following buildings had been destroyed and tbe fire was not yet under control, owing to want of water pressure: Tbe three-story hog build ing; the storage building, four stories high; live ice bouses, the engine house ana the beef bouse. Tj; ay worth. Kan.. March IS. Tha riatntinn for the mnnidDal election dosed with 300 more names on the books . t. hnfiiM (n tha rit, Kaarlv half the voters registered are women, and 800 National Harrow Couapauy Case. Immaxafolis. March 25. Judge B ikor in the United States court decided in '.lie case of the National Harrow company of Kalamazoo, Mich., against Quick & Lan- dahl of Chesterton, Ind., that the plaintiff was an unlawful organization. Tho Na tional Harrow company (a trust) sought to enjoin tbe defendants from selling an infringement of tbe "Spring tooth" har row patents. The defense was that the plaintiff was an unlawfully organized corporation; that It was organized for the purpose contrary to public policy. Judge Bdker sustained this position, say ing that as a court, he would not lend countenance to it. The suit was also dismissed because no infringement was shown. It will be appealed. lagersoll Presidential Candidates. .LaPobte, Ind., March 25 In an in terview on the prospects of Republican presidential candidates Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll said that the nomination in lSSti would go to an advocate of free sil - ver, and that no candidate noniinatjd on a single Issue could hops to be success ful. Allison, said Ingersoll, Is not nu im possibility. Tho lightning " might stria Indiana's favorite son. It'it X fieri wjre reasons for tho belief tbat the hcul of the ticket would come from one of the west ern ftutes. McKinley was the present idol, but Idols are easily shattered. The Maine statesman, if Mr. Inrsull ja political sentiment correctly, will not fig ure prominently in tin- convention. New Kvidrnce for Harry Ha) ward. MINNEAPOLIS, March 25 W. W. Krwin, counsel for Harry T. Ha? war J, has pre sented his bill of exceptions to the vcrlict rendered against his client of murder in the first dojrrea. Tho most Important part of tho bill is that new evidence has been discovered junifyitig rctri.iL This 4vldenco goes to show that Miss Ging was eating dinner at the Dairy restaurant on the night of the murder after 7 o clock, and could not have been on the boulevard. where Witnesses Bllxt and Wilson claim to have seen her at that time. Mr. Kaua Will Not Be llaaged. BkLLtviLLK. Ills., March 25. Anna Kabn, who was convicted of the murder of her husband, has been granted a new trial on the ground that in a murder case like this tbe male accessory is always more guilty than the female accomplice. Slio thereupon pleaded guilty, claiming. however, th.it she had not murdored her husband. Judge Wilberiuan then sen tenced her to life imprisonment. Her ac complice, George Central, suffered the death penalty some months ago. Mr Ike A (a last the Katauta ml I -a Dor. Philadelphia, Match 25 The Knights of Labor in this city have just disposed of a strike In their own ranks. Last Thurs day the five printers employed on The Knights of Labor Journal demanded back wages. Their demand was refused, where upon the foreman resigned and three of the men struck. The local Typographical Lnion took up their case and the strikers were paid In full and discharged. AID FOR CUBAN REBELS. . Philadelphia Said Ta He the Mat-Bed af . the Maveasjat. . . Krr West, Fla.; March 55. The official of tbe Cuban government who has arrived here says exact and detailed information ia in the hands of the Spanish officials as to tbe places throughout tbe United States where arms and ammunition it to believed are being collected and shipped to the Cuban insurgent. Two impor tant rendezvous are stated to be at Phila delphia and Perth Aniboy, N. J. It is said that Spanish officia is have the loca tion of the rendezvous with names of per sons most active and the manner of oper ation. Their information Is said to show that Philadelphia is a hot-bed of the movement and that heavy shipments of arms and ammunition have been made from there. These northern rendezvous ar? in addi tion to those at Savannah, Fernandez and other points in the south, concerning which information is being collected by Spanish officials. This Is being laid be fore the Spanitb minister at Washing ton, and may form an imoortant part in pending negotiations between the United States and Spain, and is likely to form a basis for a request for the imuaoco of or ders by tbe attorney general of the Unit-, ed States to the district attorneys at tho various points under suspicion to appre hend the parties alleged to be engaged in the systematic forwarding of revolu tionary supplies. Bold Bobbery aad Probable Mnrtfrr. Mason, Mich., March 25 An unknown colored man entered tho meat market of John Dl Light late in tbe evening, and drawing a revolver fired witb-jut warn ing. The bullet struck Fred Williams, Light's assistant, entering his bead near the nose. The stranger grabb.-d the money drawer and escaped. Tbe chances for Williams' recovery are small. Fierce Fire la a Michlgaa Village. TUAVERSE ClTT, March 2x The village of Fife Lake, twenty-throe miles south ol this city, was visited by a conflagration which wiped out nearly all the business portion west of tbe U. K. and L railroad. Thirteen buildings and two residences were destroyed. Tbe total loss is about fao.OXk. The insurance will not aggre gate more than tO.OiXJ. Not Today. An English lady, traveling in New Zealand, waxes enthusiastic over the beauties of the country, especially in its monutai nous parts. She tolls a funny little titory about the sharp wittetl driver of the public coach in which she made some of her expeditions. At one point, where the steep read overhangs the river, Davis, the driver, always took the opportunity to lighten the load for liis horses. "Geiitlesjen, " he would fr.y in an insinuating tone, "tho Prince of Wales always gets ont and walks here. " It is to be presumed that be had usu ally found his "fares" quite ready to follow in the footsteps of eo distin guished a predecessor, but one day a man, who had already heard the speech more than once, stole a march npo:i the wily Davis. The rouud v.'as wet, and the passenger was not in a mood for climbing, so as they approached the spot he anticipated the driver's hint by remarking: "Davis, tbe Prince of Wales isn't go ing to walk today." Youth's Compan ion. The Sea Anemone. The sea ancnicno resembles in shepe a morning Rlory. Its month opens like the cup of that flower, and above it are seen a nnmber of tentacles waving in the water. Its food consists of anything it can get, but generally it gets the mi nute insects that float in the sea. At any alarm it closes its enp and is then hard ly distinguishable from the rock on which it is rooted. It has a set of sucker muscles tbat attach it so firmly to tbe rock that it will sometimes be torn in tiieces rather than let go. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. In the battle of Marengo 58,000 men participated, and of tbat nnmber 13, 000 were killed or wounded, about 22 per rent. Xapoleon thought Marengo his greatest victory. Be always kept throughout life the uniform he wore on that day. The climatic limit to the cultivation of wheat is not so much the cold of winter as the heat of summer. It will not mature in a eliniate where the sum mer temperature is below 60. President Stickney, of the Chicago Great Western railway, has leased a tract of Land thirty-els: miles below St. Paul to re-lease it to men of family from cities who are willing to work. The land will . be divided Into small holdings. Tbe Detroit city council and Mayor Pingree have began the light in ooart against tbe health board recently meauid by the Michigan legislature for that city. Miss Delaney, who was arrested at Washington for attempting to burn a conple of Roman Catholic churches, has I been sent to jail in default of ball. She Insists that she is Innocent, bat Is believed I to be somewhat off her mental balance. W. Calvin Chase, the negro editor at Washington convicted of libeling C H. J. Taylor, recorder of deeds of the Dis trict of Columbia, has been sentenced to ninety days ia jail. A counterfeit 25-cent piece made largely of real silver is circulating at Baltimore. It is dated ltoS and can only be detected by an expert. The land of Fort Hays military reser vation In Kansas have been withdrawn from settlement. The residence of John F. Coorter, at Tarentum, Pa., burned and Courser per ished ia the flames. Because a commercial traveler was taken with smallpox In Arkansas every city on the line of railroads In the state except Little Rock has quarantined against all commercial travelers. The general commanding the Missouri militia has resigned and officers of the Arkansas militia are taking the same step, because the legislatures of those states have not made such appropriations as were considered necessary for the sup port of the state troops. Among the women who registered to vote at Wichita, Kas., was Mrs. Harriot McMurray, 119 years old. Six people in Lincoln county, O. T., have been poisoned by eating food made with a cheap baking powder. All the receivers of the whisky trust have resigned and Judge Grosscup has appointed General McNulta sole receiver of the concern. This was done for tbe very good reason that ono receiver was dnough. Judge Ricks has decided tbat when a foreign born woman is married to a citl-s-'n of this country she becomes a oitoy enne, "as we say in French." Japanese sailors are being shipped by tbe Ship Owners' association of San Francisco, where there has been a long union tight for higher wages. Somebody unknown has sent City En gineer Artingstall, of Chicago, an ele phant which he never ordered. President Angell, of the Michigan uni versity, has announced donations to the university of fc!5,0uu from Regent Bar bour and (10,000 from Regent Hebard for tbe "co-ed" annex to the gymnasium. Senator Morgan, of Alabama, thinks the present exodus of negroes from the south to Africa will increase rapidly in proportions, and believes it the right thing to be done. Ex-Champion John L. Sullivan, who is ill with pneumonia at the home of his sis ter In Boston, is much improved, and tbe physicians anticipate no serious results. John is practically without a dollar. A Belgian has invented a process that makes cotton from wood fibre tbat comes vury neir being equal to the real product, while It Is very much cheaper. Tlte Weather We May Kxpeot, WAsnutoToif. March &V The following are the weather indjeauuns tor 24 lionrs from a p. m. ye-terday: For Indiana and Illinois G.-nerally fur weatber; nrtnweteny wiuus. tvr Lower Mulligan Light local showers, fol low 1 by fair weatbor: watteriy winds.; a. iie'it y cooler. Fjr I'pper Michigan Uener a ly fair, slightly cooler weatber; northwmt ef winds. IVr Wise naln Fair weather; northwesterly winds: cooler in northwest era poition. For Iowa Fair weather; amth ae-'teriy w.nd Mrs. Boltem Waa "Hirnply etraaxled." Ainswobth. Neb., March 85. The county attorney of Keya Paha county, who has charge of the Mrs. Holton lynch ing case, had the remains of the deceased examined by two physicians and they de cided that the victim had not been out raged, but simply strangled: The county attorney says the murder waa not com mitted by a mob. but by a couple 01 AatfcFashMt law aaj Xrial. Laxsisq, Mich., March 25. Arguments were heard in the supre-ne court upon the constitutionality of the anti-fusion act, so-called, passed by the present legis lature. The validity of the law was vig orously assailed by Colonel E. M. Irish, of Kalamazoo, and w. a. walker, of brand Rapids. Attorney General Maynard and Moses W. Taggart declared tbe act not only constitutional, but one of the wisest measures ever passed ;to secure purity of elections. Official Ballot of Fourth Ward. Qdemocratic. 0REPUBLI(m For Mayor, ROBERT KUSCHMANX. , For City Clerk. ALBERT D. HUESING. For City Attorney, For City Treasurer, HARRY B. SIMMON. For Alderman. CHARLES BLEUER. For Assistant Supervisor. HENRY KINNER For Assistant Supervisor, JAMES E. LARKIN. For Assessor. GEORGE W.HENRY. For Collector, LEO J. DEISENROTH For Mayor, B. FRANK KNOX. For City Clerk, CHARLES F. BLADEL. For City Attorney, JOSEPH L. HAAS. . For City Treasurer, CHARLES R. CHAMBERLIN. For Alderman, WIXSLOW P. TINDALL. For Assistant Supervisor. FRANK M.SINNET. For Assistant Supervisor, CHARLES OBERG. For Assessor, JUNIUS L. FREEMAN. For Collector, WILLIAM BAKER. OFFICIAL BALLOTS. First Ward. Odehogra For Mayor, ROBERT KUSCHMANN. For City Clerk. ALBERT D. HUESING. For City Attorney, For City Treasurer. HARRY B SIMMON. For Alderman, JOHN C. SURMAN. For Assistant Supervisor, HENRY KINNER. For Assistant Supervisor, JAMES E. LARKIN. For Assessor, GEORGE W. HENRY. For Collector, LEO J. DEISENROTH. TIG. QREPPLICAN. For Mayor, B. FRANK KNOX. For City Clerk. P CHARLES F. BLADEL. For City Attorney, JOSEPH L. HAAS. For City Treasurer, CHARLES k: CHAMBERLIN. ' For Alderman,' " ANDREW B. CARLSON. For Assistant Supervisor, FRANK M. SIN NET. For Assistant Supervisor, "I CHARLES OBERG. For Assessor. JUNIUS L. FREEMAN. For Collector, WILLIAM BAKER. Second Ward. ODErMRATie. OREPUBUCAH. For Mayor. ROBERT KUSCHMANN. For City Clerk, ALBERT D. HUESING. For City Attorney, For City Treasurer, HARRY B. SIMMON. For Alderman, HENRY H. LOHSE. For Assistant Supervisor, HENRY KINNER. For Assistant Supervisor, JAMES E. LARKIN. For Assessor, GEORGE W. HENRY. For Collector, LEO J. DEISENROTH. For Mayor. B FRANK KNOX. For City Clerk. CHARLES F. BLADEL. For City Attorney, JOSEPH L. HAAS. ' For City Treasurer, 11 CHARLES R. CHAMBERLIN. For Alderman. CHRISTIAN J.W.SCHREINER For Assistant Supervisor, FRANK M. SINNET. For Assistant Supervisor, CHARLES OBERG. For Assessor, JUNIUS L. FREEMAN. For Collector, WILLIAM BAKER. Third Ward. ODEnOCOATIC Orepudlicah. For Mayor, For Mayor, ") ROBERT KUSCHMANN. B. FRANK KNOX. For City Clerk, For City Clerk. ALBERT D. HUESING. Q CHARLES F. BLADEL. For City Attorney, For City Attorney, JOSEPH L. HASS. For City Treasurer, For City Treasurer, HARRY B. SIMMON. Q CHARLES R. CHAMBERLIN. For Alderman, For Alderman, f" WILLIAM C. MAUCKER. J WILLIAM H.JORDAN. For Assistant Supervisor, For Assistant Supervisor, f" HENRY KINNER. Qj FRANK M. SINNET. For Assistant Supervisor, For Assistant Supervisor. PI JAMES E. LARKIN. Q CHARLES OBERG. For Assessor. For Assessor, PI GEORGE W.HENRY. Q JUNIUS L. FREEMAN. ' For Collector, v For Collector. LEO J. DEISENROTH. Q WILLIAM BAKER. k .9 more of tnem tegtsterea to an in any prev ious campaign. ---.