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CLARKE IS ON TOP.
His Sheriff from Little Rock Cap
tures Lanky Bob.
WILL TAKE EM TO THE CAPITAL,
Wnere lb Oeverimi's. 4mlffa aa4 AUmf.
mry Will Dil V Diw flash) IU Final
t Mp-Mhrir Morpt, CHo Hprlag, aad
HI Warrant Treated with Contempt u4
lb. Mwrtlf Uta-rlf Annt-Uu Kw,
lrwt ".'a. Frvnt.
llTTUt Bock, Oct. Bl.The club agent
who have twra scllr ticket In this city
for the Corbett-Fitsslmmons fight last
fclght notified tick (holders to be In Hot
fprlngs Friday, JCr. t.
Ttlttuii, T.i , Oct 81. Sheriff Dil
lrd and deputies, of Miller county, who
fl Texarkana on the Iron Mountain
Oinnon Ball at t-.w o'clock succeeded In
bajrginf the pug.'.i'tlo game they were
after. FlUdmmoiii nnd hie trainer were
imti by them and taken off their train
Fulton. A s;xrial train waa tele
graphed for to brlnn offloers and pugil
ists back to this cltr, and at 8 o'clock a
train left hem for that purpose. They ar
rived here atT:16 o'clwk, and the sheriff
vlth his deputies, with Fltzslmmons and
Julian nndi-r arrvrt, left Texarkana at
. last night for Llttlo Rock. They took
this route to avoid any trouble that might
arise at Malvern, l( the Iron Mountain
fcberlir Ilonpt Hotmhow "CM Left." .
The Autcirlatcd Pr. s correspondent In
terrogated Fitzslmmoni andJuHan while
they were hurc. lu said they were
ready for the fight, Imt could not say
whi n or where It would take place, as
thrjr were under nrrest. Both appeared In
Srmst humor, although undor arrest, and
lld It was uscleM to fret over such a
thing, as it was urmruldable on their
Prt. The trhil of their cases under war
riuit Issnrd by Chancery Judge Martin at
IVittlu Hock will bo licld today. Sheriff
Honpt, f Hot r-'prlnirs who sought to
rnrry FltzHliuinons ami Julian through
t that city under the (.'"ino of arrest, was
lt In tbeshuOlo when lie disputed Sheriff
(oTrrnor Very Moi h la Earnest.
The liitu-r nrrostoj him on the Iron
Mountain train, but whrii tho crowd got
off at Kulton Houpt remained aboard and
got off at Hope, the tv t station above,
whi-rw ho telegraphed 1'iiUrd that ho was
trying to get nwny nnd would coma
t fbk on tho flint trnin nnd give himself
up. MirrifT IMIIanl tin NrD assisted by
a deputy nh.-rilT of Llttlr liork, and every
move hax been nindo aor.rding to written
Instmctions from Ooverimr Clarke. Tho
trovrrnor ordered Sheriff Dillnrd and IX-p-ty
llitnnl to get a bL: posse of men to
tnko Fttximiuons at all linsarda and at
any wist, and produce thein txtfore Judge
Martin at Little Itock as ta as possible
after arresting them.
Lay lb rioara to L-ir! y noh.'
HherlrT Houpt and Deputy SherilT Cooper
rondrmn tlM Arnlrnllnn and Julian, hi
rnsnnin-r. In tho stronirest t mis. Deputy
CiNipcr, In an Interview with a representa
tlvo of the Assorlnted I'n-M, siild that
hen they met Fits at Marshall, Tex.,
they told hiui It would ! itnpoMiblo for
hlnito gel tlimugh Tex.irkuna without
b 'Ing arrested by the guvrrnor's oniccrs;
tlint tlwy (the Hot SprinK men) hnd a
wnrmnt for his arrest, tNf.nigh which,
with the atl of a sperlnl tram, they could
gi t him safely to Hot riprin. Bob ro
finwd all their proNisals ami declared ho
waa an American rltlsrn and could go
anywhere In the United Mates. When
tho train arrived at Texarkana Julian
aakrd especially for the govrnior's officers
and said he preffered to lie arrested by
them, and asked them to cj.-ct the Hot
hprlngs men. Every action howed that
Julian did not want to go to Hot Bprlngs.
rROCEEDIXOS AT LITTLR ROCK.
Governor rrenarrs to Call Ont the MOItla,
- - . bet Pod poor tbe Mutso
I.ittlC Bock, Ovt. 81. The net result of
yestenlay's operations In the mutter of tbe
prise fight Is that an agreement has been
reached between counsel f .r the Hot
rprings Athletic rlnb and Attorney Gen
oral Klnsworthy by which CorMt Is to be
brought to Little Kock today to answer to
tho warrant Issued from Pula-kl county,
and that the fight is temporarily post
poned pending a hearing of th cose, pro
vltled tho club people ententl Into tho
agreement In good faith. Koch one of the
opposing forces seems to bcqtiU-tly resting
on Its arms each confident of t!io victory.
Tbe day was replete with exritlng inci
dents In which the militia took a leading
prtrt. Brigadier General Taylor, of tho
Arkansas state guard, came in at an early
hour In the morning from hi home at
Forrrst City and held numerous eonfer
rncrs with the governor, as a result of
which the state militia vras orden-1 to hold
Itself in readiness to tnovj at a moment's
Colonel Hullanhurg. of the First regt
Tnent. In command of the two Little Kock
. companies, was ordered to report to move
at 1 p. m. Meanwhile Governor Clarke
eontinui'd with renewed energy hU efforts
to bar the gates against Fitssimnions,and
sherifl and deputy sheriffs were sent hur
rying to Mock every possible point of In
gress nimint the New Zealandor. The sit
uation became extremely ludirrott.for it
was plain to every one that Sheriff Houpt
and tho (i.irl .ml county authorities hod
arrayed theninelves on the side of the
sporting element, and the spectacle of
two sheriffs, each armed with Warrants
one to prevent a fight the other to facili
tate It, and the probability of a row be
tween the two nniecrs over the poasrssion
of the coveted pugilist, was a very pretty
Governor Clarke received a telegram
early In the day stating that in the race
between the rival sheriff, Houpt hnd
won. and that the (iariand county officer
bad miH Fltxsimmons' party at Marshall.
Tex from which point the whole party In
charm of Honpt. bod U.ken a special train
for yhrrveport. La., Intending to reach
Hot hprinss by a circuitous ronte. Tele
grams were quickly dispatched by the gov-
sernor to the sheriffs of the counties
through which the special train was to
Mas. Thtae tidesxaOMJaid:. .' tears no
Ptnra intasimtntjus ana noia aim
Tk "n 01 Pulaski county."
"how tame tbe Information that the
evccial train would avoid stops at all
points where officers were liable to be en
countered and the excitement increased.
The governor's information was that the
special left Marshall at b:3U in the morn
blfibnt bo one not even the railroad
anthoritles knew when it would reach
theArkansas line. Governor Clarke was
KTCatlr chairrinni mt Shoriff ttrnnt'
, tion and said that he onght to be punished
vuurit.7, ouu in ine aistnct attor
ney's office it was said that a warrant for
the sheriff's atrest on such a charge would
be applied for.
Chancellor Martin, who Issned the
Pulaski county warrant for Corbett's ar
rest, came to the governor's assistance and
telegraphed to Corbett at Hot Springs that
U he engaged in a fight pending a
bearing on tbe warrant be would bo in
eontemptof court and liable to twelvo
months' Imprisonment In jail.. Colonel
Muphy, one of the clnb's counsel, was then
oonsulted and It was agreed that after the
disposition of the Hot Springs case Cor
bett would be brought to Little Rock to
mako answer before Chancellor Martin.
This decision was communicated to Attor
ney General Klnsworthy, who is at Hot
r-prlngs. Klnsworthy at once telephoned
Governor Clarke these facts and it was de
cided that the soldiers should not be sent
over at present.
CORBETT SUDDENLY DISAPPEARS.
Excitement Very High at Hot Springs and
All Sorts of Rumors Uolng.
Hot BPnisog, Ark., Oct. 81. James J.
Corbett disappeared from his training
quarters at Hot Springs yesterday after
noon and ITitzsimmons is not here. Cor
bett'a whereabouts are a mystery. There
re reports that he will go to Little Rock
to answer the warrant taken out for his
nrrest by the authorities of Pulaski coun
ty. Another report wns that ho was
smuggledinto tho Arlington hotel In Hot
Springs to bo in readiness for any chance
to fight Ks reliance could be placed in
the latter story, however, nnd Manager
Brady's declaration, "We have Corbett
planted and will be ready to produce hlra
at twenty minutoi' notice prepared to
fight," is all that could be learned.
Excitement ran high in Hot Springs all
day and innumerable stories were afloat,
so many of them being told that it was
difficult to pick tho truth out of them, the
troublo arising from the simple, fact that
there wns mighty little truth in any. At
tho arrival of every train denso crowds
thronged the station anxious to see Fitz
simmons, who was scheduled to arrive on
every train. At ono tlmo he was arrested
In Texarkana; at another he had left tho
train acd was coming across tho country
in a carriage; at another ho had been ar
rested Ht Kllltin nnd iUn l.at u-n . 1 1. .. . 1. -
Sheriff Houpt had been taken into
cunonj at nope, Aric, about lorty miles
About half the tlmo Honpt hnd him and
tho balance of lflto wns in the grasp of
Governor Clnrke's minions on tho Iron
Mountain road. Tho latter story, whilo
generally believed by the outsiders,, re
ceived llttlo rt.duuoo by the friends of
Sheriff Hoonft wlm fl.wln.wt k fk.
I' -1 UID
sheriff would never pvrmlt himself to bo
iKcn anve, ana further 1 muted that tho
man who undertook such a J ib was a
mighty poor riak for a life insurance com
pany. Manager Brady smiled Earcastica'.ly as
ho tWlrlcd In Ills flnsi'M the, tcloTrnm M.
Ing of Fltzslmmons' capturj and with evi
dent relish rm:irked: "I told you so. It
was a clever scheme on iitzsimmons'
Part. At lv'nnt ho tliomrlit it rloi-nr.
The long and short of the whole story Is
umi r iTxsimmons is at raid to llIit. If Im
had not been the governor's pooplu woild
never have gotUn him."
The memb.'rs of the Hot Springs Ath
lotlo club are In no way cast down by this
last blow to their chmtrca. nml r.tit..i-n
their belief that tho ll'ht will eventually
oe puuou on. Aiirert cwliousc, a prom
Inont member of tho club, said that the
rlntr Will bo Ditched this ninrninit .t
WhittlliRton park, and that all other
preparations b carried forward with
KO EIGHT TODAY.
Both Pacifists la Arhania and the Match
May Yet Oeear.
Little Rock. Oct. 31 The fight
will positively not occur today. Fitz
simmon is here, comiue in charge of
Sheriff Dillard this morning, and
Corbett is expected this afternoon.
The light mar occnr tomorrow or
may be postponed until Not. 7 or 10.
'o Chance nt Hot Spring.
Hot Si-kings. Oct. 31. There is
no chance of a light today and the
probability is the whole affair will be
postponed until the second week in
November. Corbett leaves for Little
Rock at & o'clock this afternoon to
Tbe latest advices are that the
fight will be put off late tonight or
early tomorrow morning.
Hatolll UtcsaH Cardinal.
Washington. Oct. 31. Satolli re-
reived official notice todsv of his
elevation to be cardinal.
Elena Uaildlng Htstruywi.
CoLVMBfS, Ga., Oct. 31. A fire raged in
one cf the most popular residence districts
of Columbus for several hours yesterday.
Ten residences and the Girl's High School
building were burned. Tbe fire was
fanned by a strong wind. The stores were
sjoscd and all the clerks, e'ei, were fight
ing the fire. Loss, jo,030; Insurance,
Cnnlter CeasVaars His Crime.
LkavexwoKTH, Kan. Oct. SI. David
Coulter, the confessed murderer of Ed
ward HUton. near Topcka, and who was
captured at Valley Falls, was brought
here by Sheriff Burdge, of Shawnee coun
ty, and placed in the city jail. He will
tie removed to tbe Lansing penitentiary to
keep lynchers away from him.
. Every Ulrt la Bar Teens"
Needs at times a safe and gentle
tonic to counterbalance the extra
drains on the physical and nervous
syktcni. Zoa-rtiora (Woman's Friend)
will 4A ttmtth a n.4 f-ilifiAM fn.
weakness and pallor. Sold by T. 11. 1
thomas and Marshall & Fisher. j
HOW HOLMES LIED
Story of the Woman Whose Hus
band He Murdered.
FEASFUL STBADT OH TEE WITSESS.
Mrs. Pltsel Tells What She Knows mt the
Arch-YUlam; of the Disappearance of
Her Husband and Children, and the Uea
Holmes Told Her About Them Prisoner
the Only One tat Co art rnmoved by the
Philadelphia, Oct. 81. Four long
hours, underthe scrutinizing gaxe of a court
loom crowded with strangers to her, a
pale, worn woman underwent an ordeal
which well might have broken the nerve
of many a strong man. She waa Mrs.
Carrie Alice PiUet With bravery and
fortitude she stood the test, In spite of the
fact that her physical condition has been
so shattered by the woes under which she
has all but succumbed that she was
obliged to interrupt her pitiful narrative
at frequent intervals to accept spoonfuls
of medicine from the trained nurse who
attended her. In a voice broken with
grief she told the whole distressing story.
Forced a Tear bom the Prosecutor.
How her husband wns spirited away
front her and murdered oat of sheer greed
of gain; how she bade her little ones
good-bye, confiding them to the charge of
the man Holmes in all trustfullncss, lit
tle thinking that when next she should
set eyes on them the two little girls
would be lying side by side on the marble
slab of a morgue, cold in death, and the
boy a parcel of mouldering bones. Be
tween her bitter sobs she related every
detail from the first meeting with
Holmes, and so affecting was tho story
that even District Attorney Graham, long
used to tales of misery and dls truss, paused
In the examination to wipo away a fur
tive tear. The woman's physical condi
tion was such that the court crier had to
repeat her testimony after her because of
her weak voice.
Holmes Didn't Bat an Eye.
Throughout it all the shrunken, pallid
figure in tho dock who to one unfamiliar
With the shocking story would never bo
taken for the arch-criminal of the age sat
unmoved. Not a musclo quivered, not a
lash movod, even when the strain became
so great that the hearing halted to give
the wretched woman an opportunity to
recover herself. Indeed onco or twice, as
somo statement from her lips struck a
chord In bis breast, a mdlicious sneer
played around bis thin and bloodless lips.
But never onoe did the woman look to
Prisoner Will His Own Chief Counsel.
The other incidents of tho day were tho
reading of the statements mode by Holmes
to tho Boston police when first arrested
there on Nov. 17 last, telling the story of
the conspiracy to swindle the insurance
company out of the 810,000 on FUzel's
life. . The cross-examination of the wit
nesscs was conducted actively by Shoe
maker and Rotan.but It was apparent that
it was really Holmes himself who was con
ducting the defense. Ho continued to
tako copious notes and almost momentarily
his attorneys were at the docksldc accent
ing suggestions from him.
TESTIMONY OF MRS. FITZEL.
She Tells Enough Alone t Send the Areh
Criminal to the Gallon's.
In brief Mrs. Pitzel's story was that in
Jnly, ltfiM, her husband had taken a policy
on his lifo for 810,000 and July 29 of that
year ho went to Philadelphia; that she
knew the prisoner and hod seen him often
with her husband; that her husbaud lived
at Philadelphia under the name of Perry;
ho had also gone under the name of Ly
man. After her husband had been at
Philadelphia awhile she saw in a paper
an account of the death of Perry, but
Holmes told her that her husband was
all right. Her daughter Alice later went
to Philadelphia to identify "Perry's" body.
She next saw Holmes Sept. 87, ltftM,
when he asked her to let her children,
Howard and Nellie, go with him, saying
that Alice was at Cincinnati and he would
take the other children to her. Next she
saw Holmes Oct. 22, and he got her to pay
$o,000 to him to pay off a note, he said, on
some property he and Pitzel owned. Shu
only got toOO of the insurance on her hus
band. Then Holmes went to Indianapolis
to see the children, be said, bnt she got a
letter from him dated at Detroit in which
he told her to go there and see her hus
band. But she, of course, did not see him,
and Holmes sent her to her parents at
Galva, Ills., later.
Holmes did not explain why her hus
band was not at Detroit, except to say
that ho could not find a house, and that
It would bo inconvenient to see Pitzel.
She wanted to know whore her children
were, bnt he couldn't think of the name of
the woman he left them with! Then he
took her to Toronto and told her that Pit
zel was at Montreal. He brought her a ci
pher letter from Nellie, which he had to
read to her, saying that the children were
all well. The poor woman gave a long
atcount of her journcylngs with Holmes,
never stopping long in the same place.
When she wanted to go to Indianapolis
to see the children be told her "not until
yon sou Ben" Pitzel. Then he said he
had taken the children to Toronto. Then
he lied and lied and lied again and the
wife and mother seemed to believe him.
Her letters given to Holmes were never
moiled and they wrre produced in court.
Holmes said he tad sunt theru to Pat
Quinlan nt Chicago, who would get thsin
to Pitzel. -
She had never seen her husband since
July 9, 1K9I, nor heard from him by let
ter since Aug. 29 that year. . Siie hod never
seen nor . heard from . her children since
Holmes got possession of them until she
w the dead bodies of the two girls at
Toronto and the charred bones of Howard
' The cross -examination did not shake her
testimony, and the next witness and the
last for the day was her daughter Jean
net te, whose testimony . corroborated her
in Norway aua cmecen nerom an?
couplo can be legally married certifi
cates must be produced showing taut
both bride asd bride grown have been
SHERIFF IS CALLED TO ACCOUNT.
Governor Culberson Wanta Information ef
the Latest Savagery in Bla Mate.
Acstis, Oct. 3!. Governor Culberson
has sent a telegram to Sheriff Smith,' cf
Tyler, ancnt the burning of the negro
rapist there. The; governor 'wires the
sheriff that It was his duty to protect th
prisoner at whatever cost, and demands
' of him an explanation as to why he did
! not do It. He further says that having
' failed in enforcing the laws in the in-
stance he trusts the sheriff will permit
sowing to ueier nun irona the perform
ance of his dnty in ' promptly arresting
all participants in the mob and bringing
them before an examining court at once.
I ine guvcruur wiu turn, in case me snenn
cannot do this unassisted he will take
pleasure In lending executive assistance
at any and all times, but the mob must be
apprehended at once.
Th Abocs delivered every eren-
Ing at your door at 10c a week.
A cream of tartar htkms powder. Highest of
sD In leavening ttnnxttu late at OMCd Btatt
Umrwmtt food Beptrti
Rot ax. nxKine nftwnsn Co.. its ws'l at K.T.
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; pets That place
is located at 324,
326, m Brady
THE BIG STORE THAT
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An entire new
line of Carpets,
elties and Stoves
Come to us and
get your money's
DayeBprt ! Fornitore
& Carpet Co.,
S24. S26. 328 Uradr St.,
0w Yvir Him sis' 11a t U Inntnd.
Insurance and Loans,
Room 4, Mitchell Lynde b'njr.
Tclsmboas) 1MX. i
Will you call and see us or don't you
care to save money? The people all
Our Sales are Square and Fair.
CQRSECONDandBRADY STs.DAVENPORT, 10
Thousands of Suits fH f r f
Cut in the latest styles. New Pat. L I I I I 1 1 I
terns in single and double breasted TV III I II I
round and square cut sacks, and
long cutaway frocks, worth $18,
$16, $15. $U. your choice for. For g.,. an(j 0vercoats
$10.00. Worth $13. $16, SI, S14.
Boys' and Children's Dep't.
special fob this week. rants Department.
50 dozen Knee Pants, double seat special for this week.
and doable knee, all wool, worth Worsted Tronsers tn Clay and
$1.50, choice unfinished Diagonals and ribbed,
qq worth $5.50 and $5., choice for
75 Children's all wool Cheviot
Suits in blue and black, coats made 500 pairs strictly all wool Trous-
double breasted, cut full length, ers in new fall designs in stripes,
size 4 to 14 yean, check and worsted, worth $5 and $C,
$2.95. $3.00. .
100 Youths' Salts, age 14 to 19 5C0 pair Trousers in neat pat-
ears, strictly all wool, worth terns, all wool fabrics, worth $3
7.52, choice and $2.50, choice
We sell the Best and Finest Men's and Boys' Clothing
We have captured him. and Thursday, Friday and Saturday he will act as Special Salesman
behind our counters, lie has made a tour of the world in one year, starting without a rag
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Going to give you more and bitter:
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lot of Suits of one of the largest and
known clothing manufactories of Ch
They know where to come when they
in need of money. We always have it i
it comes to buying first-class Clothing
latest styles at
Fifty Cents on
We are always
of our customers. This time it is
choice of 0
breasted, round -
Not a suit in the
and up to $16.50, your pick of th
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Bargains In Suits and Overcoats thin
J . .u 1 m. w .uu rntfonrs
cn the alert for the h
all wool suits in do
cut and square-cut i
lot worth less than
Hundreds of Overcoi
Cut in all lengths in Che
Kerseys, Cassimere and Me
in Bine, Black and Brown, I
$18, $16, $15. $14, your cboW
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1,000 dozen Ties, new at
new designs in fonr-in-handi
made-up scarfs, worth 50 ant
190 dozen men's extra
An extraordinary bargai:
lined Gloves and Mittens,
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