Newspaper Page Text
VOL.. XL, VIII. NO. 39.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL... WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER i!T, 1S9U.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
Queen Victoria Notifies Her
Subjects as to Trans
vaal. UNDER PENALTY OF LAW.
Winston Churchill Tells
the Peril Attending
Iondn. I tec. 27. The queen has
proclaimed warning to all British
subjects not to assist the inhabitants
of the J raosvaal or Orange J- ree Mate
or to sell or transport merchandise
there under penalty of the law. The
proclamation is gazetted tonight.
Churchill Telia of Escape.
London. Dec. 27. Winston Church
ill cables from Ixtrenzo Marquez to
the Tost an account of his escape
from captivity with the Boer. He
savs after bis escape from confine
ment he traveled by night over the
Delagoa Bay railroad, suffering pri
vations for six days, and adds: "In
the evening I concealed myself in a
railway truck under a great pile of
a ks. I had a small store of good
water. I remained bidden so, chanc
ing discovery. Tb; Boers earchedijuj
the train at Komatipor, but did itm sta
exarch deep enough;'' After some
sixty bourn misery' I came safely
hen. 1 am very weak, but free."
London, Dec. 27. From Capetown
Dee. 26: "No chaDge in the situation.
Methuen reports the enemy's force has
increased and are entrenching three
and a half miles from hi outlying
pickets. tlatacre ! endevoriiig to
reopen communication with the Indwe
London. Dec. 21 '. Kodesian-Mafe-king
relief force, according t j advicei
from Mochudi Uechnanalaud. Dec. 16.
i progressing slowly, owing to the
necessity of repairing the bridges,
averaging one per mile.
Sortie la Kenortrtl.
Tomtoii. 1 -. 27. A tls::t h to The
Imily News from Ladynuiitti. dated
Friday. I . 1.". by heliograph. Keys:
Another sortie last niirht. '"eiicrnl
Hunter with volunteers destroyed
lie Unc!i kuii. fne howitzer and one
.Maxim. Uu- l.ritou killed. The Boer
Loudon, Dec. -J7. The Cape Town
-orrespoiideut of The Daily News tele
nipliiUK Dec. '2i. says: "Ixrd Methuen.
1 understand, intends to remain at
M.xJ.ler river about three weeks long
er. From Boer sources hitherto siu
tcularly well informed 1 learn that there
aire N."om Kuropean officers and uieii
skilled iu modern military tactics, par
ticularly artillery, now in l'retoria as
ii reserve. Our administrative official
.iu the Tape service, who has Just re
turned from official relieving duty in
the Dutch district, says the news of
th Krltlsh revrmin lias I wen received
with jrreat Joy. eveu in localities where
luere is no oieu revolt."
The only news of events Hi nee the
last report from the front is that there
was some a -f of enfrujremeot at Lady
xmitli. Dec. 22. iu which fire officer,
including Lieutenant Colonel Fawcett.
were wounded and nlue noa-commlu-Kioned
ofn-er and men killed and ten
wouuded. General .loubert, who had
lieen reported -tick, has recovered and
returned to the Hjer command.
The tests of wireless telepraphy at
Modder river have lieen liijjhly sue
ccKsful. communication over a distance
rt seventy miles being perfectly estab
lished. Six Marcoui iustrtinients. in
tended for tlie Uocrs. have been seized
at t'ape Town, t'onituandant neuieil
lon. who was captured at Klandslaajrte
und brought to Simonstown. where he
succeeded in makintr his escape from
the British cruiser renelope. has been
KILLING ALL AROUND.
Several Trjcedlea Grow From Politic lo
Huntsville. Ala.. Dec. 27. -At De
posit, near here. Jasse Harden cut
h s uncle, James Harden', throat
killing him, aud seriously wounded
Jhn Harden. James Harden broth
er. Mac. Russell then shot and ki'lei
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum baking powder ore tn greatest
mauocn to beaJtb of the ptcicat day
i mm iwjn CO.. wrm y
Jesse H.irden. All were well known
and prominent in polities. The cause
of the fight is not known.
AN IOWA ENTERPRISE.
Hiwkrjre Syndicate SMom Options lo
Rice Land la Texas.
Houston, Texas, Dec. 27. An Iowa
syndicate, headed by D. B. Hurd and
A. M. McVey, has secured options on
14,01)0 acres of rice land in Jefferson
county, for which it is agreed to pay
f 225, 000. I be syndicate is protected
with a paid up capital of $500,000. for
the purpose of raising rice, farmers
from Iowa will be brought to Texas to
do the work.
CUBAN PRISONS ARE AWFUL
Jteport of an Investigator Who Went to
the laland and Intentigated.
"Mew York. Dec. '27. Charlton T.
a-wi, president of the New York
1'tisou association, who went to Cuba
on lelialf of the state and other or
ganizations iu the I'nited States, has
made a sensational renrt to the secre
tary of war in rejiard to the penal in
stitution on the island. He contends
that this Koveriiment is resiionsible.
aul says that a truthful description of
the prisons "would arouse universal
indignation which would probably be
misdirected. After uruinjc this gov
crnuient. through tlie war department,
to stop the "intolerable cruelty and
injustice which now constitute a na
tional disjrrace." Lewis adds:
"tireat prisons are over-crowded
with men aud boys. Assassins, brig
ands, pickpockets aud youuK men
charged with disorderly eondiict. or
merely susMfted of flight offenses, are
herdeil toKether in absolute Idleness
and unrestricted intercourse. With no
change of clothiuc no blanket or sem
blance of bed. many hundreds sleep en
bare stones, where tilth and vermin are
kept down !ily by constant sprlnkliui:
with disinfectants. In this
hell uihiii earth they are held indef-
tely while tlie judges of first in-
ance Investigate the charges. Kacn
of these Judges has a secretary, who
can often secure a dismissal, but tlie
prisoner without iwoitey or intlucn,,e
DEBRIS OF HUMAN BODIES.
Ileing Found in I In- Ill-rated llraznell
Mill.- .tnilrew ForlMr Corpse.
ISrownsville. Pa.. !. 27. The
cornse of Auorew j-orlier hung tor
three davs ;unl three nights from a
beam half wav up the miue sliaft of
the Itrazuell mine before it was found.
The body was fifty f-et nlMve the level
ot the mine from whence it had been
blown by tlie force of the explosion.
Two otiier bodies, or rather pieces.
were found in the afternoon. They
were located deep among the debris.
and were worse mantled than any yel
found. The heads and Irunts were to
gether, but the arms, hands. Ick and
feet were picked up here and there aud
placed hi the same box.
They were foreigners, but it Wasjni-
possihle to identify. them. One of -.ie
rescue party sid that much of the
ttudies still remained In tlie mine, anil
he shoveled up a trreat pile of frag
ments of flesh and clothing w.'iich it
was useless to lirin' from the mine.
With these three Kwlies recovered the
the niimlHT of dTiid is iucreas-d to
ONLY NEEDED THAWING OUT
Coroner Makrn a Iinft Trip into the Conn
try fr othinjr.
Kan Claire. Wis.. De-. '27. Coroner
Kortsch ami Dr. Selbach. In response
to a telephone call from Kock Falls,
drove thirteen miles in tlie country to
hold an inquest on Michael Khilo. a
Boliemiaii laborer, aeed tfl. He had
leeii in an ohu field from midnight till
7 'clo-k. and was supistsed to have
lieen frozi-n to death.
The coroner and doctor found him
la M out Ktiff at the Widow Tomasehek's
farm house, but Khilo thawed out and
sat up just before the inquest te?an.
The doctor and coroner worked over
him till be was fully restored, and he
will probably recover. It is said he had
fallen in a tit on his way home.
Plrkeil I i Inum In the sirrrt.
CIreen Bay. Wis.. Dec. '27. A man
by the name of Frank Boa It was picked
up on Main street Monday in a serious
condition. His hands and feet were
frozen and a numlier of bad gashes
were in his head. He was taken to the
general hospital. How he received his
injuries is a mystery.
Thlrtjr-Thrre II rail of Lire Ktork Flnrnrd
Oshkosh. Wis.. Dee. 27. Nineteen
horses aud fourteen cattle perished In
a barn which burned near Kureka yes
terday nioniine. The cattle were
stanchioned and were unable to make
their escae. The barn lielonjred to
Charles Floyd, a wealthy farmer In
the town of Kushford.
Hrookf at St. AufcuMlne.
Washington. Dee. '27. General
Brooke., who arrive"! at St. Augustine,
Fla.. yesterday from Cuba. Is not com
ing north at once, but it Is expected
will stop at St. Augustine or some oth
er conveiiieut southern resort for a
time In orvr to avoid a sudden climatic
Rontellr Condition Is Serioe.
Boston. Dec. 27. The condition of
Representative Boutelle. of Maine, who
was taken ill iu this city last week
and later taken to bis home t Bangor,
is understood tn Im quite serious, and
if is stated that he was brought to a
sanitarium in this city Monday,
bixe of the Lauton Fund.
Washiugtou. Dec.7. Adjutant Gen
eral Corbiu's list of subscriptions to
the Iiwtou home fund aggregated
"13.U at noon yesterday. The com
mittee announce that the subscrip
tion lists will be kept pen until Jn.
" next, when tlie money will be banked
and placed to Mrs. Lawtcn'a credit-
If you have t tarrh. rheumatism,
or dispepsia, take Hood's Sarsaparills
and be cured as thousands of others
YOUNG IDEA TEACHERS
Illinois Association Gathers at the
State Caoital to Talk
SUGGESTIONS OF PEESIDEUT LANE
ten Who Grow Frnit Dlwun a Lot ol
ubjerta. Anion Them a Pear That Will
ReoiMt the Blight untoliilat ion of Tiro
Jtailways Chicago Man Sent to Jail
Oninrr Labor Rioters tiet Their Sen
Springfield. Ills.. Dee. 27. The Illi
nois Sate Teachers' association opened
its forty-sixth annual meeting here last
night with a good attendance, probably
l.riOO being present. Bishop George I-
Seymour, of the Kpiscopal diocese- of
Springfield, otieued the session with
prayer, and Sn-retary of State Kose
tleliveretl theaddress of welcome. I'res
Ident Allwrt J. Ime, of Chicago, iu
bis annual address re-oui mended state
aid for rural schools where the taxes
are insufficient to maintain schools
seven months in the year. Training
classes for teachers through state and
county eo-oeration: statutory detini
tion of the duties of suieriuteudeuts
appointed by tourds of education: ap-
iKuutment of five assistants to thestat'
suiH-riutendeiit. to have charge of
school visitation ami training classes
and the encouragement of teachers'o
councils for the consideration of educa
Hortirnltnrlt Also in Krsaion.
Springfield. Ills.. .Dec. 27. The for
ty-fourth annual session of the Illinois
State Horticultural society convened
yesterday with the president. Senator
Henry M. Dunlap. of Savoy, in the
chair. Tlie reiKirts of officers wer
made at the morning session and the
afternoon ami evening were devoted
to the following addresses ami their
discussion: "An I-'xperlmeut in I'run
ing Did Trees.'' 11. A. Aldrich. Neoga;
-The Freeze of lV.f.1," Professor .1. C.
Blair: I'niversity of Illinois: I.egum
inous Fertilizers for Orchards." A. A.
Hinkley. Du Bofs; "Birds in Ilorticul
ture." William K. I'raeger. I'niversity
of Illinois: "My Bird Sings." a oein.
Mrs. K. Freeman. Brlin-etou: "Can Illi
nois Organize a Blight-I'ruof 1'earV" T
K. tioodiich. Coluleii.
'llie state Bee Keepers association
met here yesterday with a small at
Icndnnce. The day was devoted to
general discussion of questions of in
terest to bee raisers.
TWO ltOAIis TO CONOI.IlATE.
Chlcng-. IVor'- on I St. Lou In anil
Lou in. Chii--o ami St. Iunl.
Springfield. Ills.. Dec. 27. Articles
of incorporation of the Chicago. I'eoria
and St. Louis Railway company were
filed with the county recorder yester
day. The capital stock is S7.3TiP.fKi0.
The first 1 Mia id of directors of the road
is composed of Curtiss Millard. Ralph
Rlaisddl. Bluford Wilson, of Spring-
lield: James Duncan, of Alton: Charles
B. Kimball. George D. Mudfovd. New
York: Klelieious Smith. St. I.ouis
It is the purHse of the new com
pany to purchase the Chicago. I'eoria
and St. I .on is. and the St.
Ixmis. Chicago and St. Paul on
Jan. !. aud to operate them tinder the
one name the Chicago. Peoria and St.
Bonis. The Chicago. Peoria and St.
Bonis runs from Pekln to Springfield:
Havana to Jacksonville: Hanava to
Rock Island, and the St. Bonis. Chica
go aud St. Paul from Springfield to
Fast St. Bonis and Bock Haven to
SKNT HIH TO TIIK jCOt'NTY JAIL.
Chlragn Man Who railed to Appear to
Teotiry When Wanted.
fjuincy. Ills.. Dee. 27. Charles
Orchnrdson. of Chicago, is in the coun
ty jail here and ."in explanation of his
ienl's actions is being sought of his
attorney, Seymour Sfedman., also of
Chicago. Orchardson was cited to ex
plain what he did with the money,
tionds and notes lielonging to the es
tate of the late Mrs. Minerva Merrick.
of which he was executor until removed
by order of the court.
He was on the stand all Saturday
forenoon. He was to have testified
again the same afternoon, but did not
npKar. I.ateifc4i-vva" learned that he
bad taken a tram'f'or Chicago and thc-
sherifT telegraphed to Galeshurg and
bad him taken from the cars. He was
brought back and locked up.
Roy Wan Probably Kidnaped.
Chicago. Dec. 27. Harry Retzen-
Ftein. 12 years old. has mysteriously
disapeared from tlie house of bis
grandmother. 42 North Lincoln street,
aud the lioy's father and friends le
lieyhe has leen kidnaped. Kvery ef
fort ts lieen .iiade to find some trace
of hiiu. and 'detective from the West
'hii-ago tivenue lailice station have
lieen asked to assits in the search. The
lioy was said to lie contented with bis
surroundings, and never remained
from borne longer than a few hours
without first asking iiertuission from
Marram Plead Sri T-Defense.
Chester. Ills.. Toc. 27. "lKc" Mar-
rum, who is in jai: here for Killing
Harry Soniers. says he did it Iu self-
defense. Marctim says be entered the
gaming room about ':."Si in the after
noon in company with a friend aud
that Somoni knocked him down, and in
rising he drew a revolver from his hip
pocket and shot Somers twice, killing
Conrt Commuted ThrirTlme.
Springfield. Ills.. Dec. 27. William
Consler. James Galloway and Rudolph
Reltz. three men serving a six months'
Jail sentence here for participating -:a
the t atterville mining not. were dis
charged yesterday by Judge Alien, of
the I nlted State court, after serving
three months. The court extended
leniency at the urgent request of prom
inent labor officials.
sariagfiekTs Bar "Week.
JSDrinefceJd. IU-. Deiv 27. Tki? week
will ne the r;isiest in otncTaf circles
that Spriogr3eld has known since the
closing of the last legislature. Iu addi
tion to th great Republican love feast
oil Friday nearly- every state Itoard on
the calendar will meet here lwtween
now and the first of the year.
BIC STRIKE IN PROSPECT.
Thirty-live Thousand Miners at Altoooa
Altoona. Pa.. Dec. 27. Representa
tives of So.OOO miners in the bitumin
ous coal districts are meeting todaj
in various points to consider the teas
ibility of a strike for the general in
crease of 30 per cent in wages. The
miners say that unless the operators
consent to the demand a general
strike is certain. The operators today
informed the men that they regard
their demands as preposterous. If
the miners are in earnest, a strike will
be declared before Jan. 1.
Indianapolis. Dec. 27. The execu
tive committee of the : United Mine
Workers of America is in session here.
Besides President John Mitchell and
Secretary- W. C. Pearee, there are
present F. Ream, president of district
0. 11, oraiuiii lunii ivoiiu ucin,
Oskaloosa, Iowa; Willittm Johnson,
Westeville. 111.; Eugene Ztllers,
Athens. III., and others. . Mitchell
says the obiect of this meeting is to
arrange for a national eouvention to
be held at Indianapolis, Jan 15, and
the joint conference of miners and
coal operators wnicn meets nere J an
The residence of Mrs. I-"rank Race at
Portage. Wis., wan burned. Loss
aliout ?2..""i00. partly covered by instir
A masked woman gave presents to
the Oak Park (Chicago suburbi police
Christmas. A desk In the station
covered with cigars, daintv lioxes tied
with blue ribtions. and candy.
Internal revenue lieer stamps of the
value of ft.1.Si0 were stolen from the
buggy of Conrad Seipp. Jr.. the Chi
Frank Davis, a wandering printer
from Cherokee. Ia.. had lioth legs cut
off at Hutlson.Wts.. attempting to
Isiard a north liouiid f right train. He
Michael 3. Brown. 1(MJ years old. died
at Mercy hospital at Chicago. He was
the oldest person in Chlcngo.
Five million iiounds of turkey and
other Jowl fit for the Christmas feast
loaded the dinner tables of Chicago as
nearly as can be estimated.
Actor Roland Reed is utTeriug with
appendicitis- iu a New York hospital.
Citizens of Minnesota sent a black
liear t Admiral Dewey lor a Christ
Israel Bitto. a farmer, living at Fen-
wood, Wis.,, was found "dead with bis
head crushed by a falling log.
James Patton and Harlan Cisco, of
White Oak. Ky.. got into a difficultv.
.-.t-si cliAf iwl L'ilKwl u-ViiI..
a alltuu nv. iiihi naesiia. v. 1 -V. f II Ulir
Cisco was cutting Patton to pieces with
a knife. Patton .w-UI dip
Three colored children were Iiurneci
to death during a tire at Middletown.
Conn., which destroyed the home of
their pareuts.' named Dixou.
FUNERAL OF D. L. MOODY.
Service at the IteniUence bnd at the Con
East Northfield. Mass.. Dee. 27. In
the presence of a mulitude every mem
ber of which felt a personal loss, the
remains of D wight 1 Moody, the evan
gelist, wen' la hi yesterday iu the
bosom of tlie mother earth. Karly iu
the day tliere were services at the
residence for the family, and wljeu
those had been concluded the casket
was borne by students to: the Conge-
gatfou church, which wan crowded with
IMHiple. Here the body lay u. state
while a large number of visitors took
a last look at the fen tines of the dead.
At the public funeral service the
music was rendered by thei-hoir of l.Vl
students. An invocation was followed
by the scripture lesson, read by Rev.
A. T. Pierson. of - Brooklyn. The
eulogy was' delivered by Rev. C. J.
New Y'ork. Dec. 27. Memorial ser
vices for Dwight B. Moody, the evan
gelist, were held yesterday in Cavalry
Baptist church simultaneously with
the funeral services at Northfield.
Saw an I'nknovn Tiark Founder. -Norfolk.
Ya.. Dec. '27. The big
Johnston line steamer Noramore ar
rived here yesterday afternoon light
from Bivenwol. after one of the most
tempestuous passage on record, Ca-
tain Richardson, her commander, re-
ported having seen an unknown bark
founder at sea with her crew of twelve
Fvl i; h r r Wage for Coal Miner.
Hazciion. Pa.. Dee. 27. The 1.300
men employed by the Bebigb and
Wilkesharre Coal company aud the Sil
ver Brook Coal company were notified
yesterday of an increase of 2 per cent.
in their wages. The new wage scale
went Into effect Dec. 1.
Defalcation I Growing- Big.
Middletown. N. Y Dec. 27. The de
falcations of Assistant Cashier Bouts
K. Goldsmith, of the Port Jervis Na
tional bank, which first announced the
amount as $25.0ttu. Is now declared by
the bank examiner to be lol.y7.
She To think that you once declared
that you would love me as long as you
lived: And now, hardly a year married,
and you care nothing at all about me!
He-But you see when I told you 1
would love you as long as 1 lived I
wasn't feeling very well, and I really
didn't think 1 would live long. Boston
The bank checks , passing through
the clearing houses in London and New
York in one month exceed the value of
all the gold and silver coin in the
world. . r. T " " -
WILL TAKE A MONTH
To Pass the Cold Standard Bill
Through the Senate, Fair
WILL BE TAKEN UP EIGHT AWAY
Expansion to Be Dliwuwed Also, and To
tUe a Leading; Issue Next Year. According-
to the Senator's Opinion Chairman
4 ones, at a Oatheringof Minnesota Dem
ocrats, Gives Prominence to the Same
Issue Iowa Senatorial fight.
IndianaKlis. Dec. 27. Senator
Charles W. Fairbanks arrived home
yesterday and gave the following in
terview outlining the senate pro
gramme and commenting upon nation
al questions, lie said: "The first thiug
after the holiday recess will be the
consideration of the currency bllL This
matter will be taten up ou Jan. 4,
aud there will iu all probability be a
month of debate ou the question of its
passage. It will uot take longer than
that, however, and the bill will pass
tlie senate beyond all doubt. After
that there may be some discussion
about the Philippine question if the
resolutions of Senator Hoar receive
attention. However, the opportunity
of discussing this question will be
given duriug the next presidential
campaign, as it will lie oue of the
leading questions. The phase of the
question which will receive attention
at the hands of the, senate will be as
to the lest way to immediately cease
hostilities aud bring the islands under
tlie subjugation of the United States.
The question of annexation will come
up afterward and will lie discussed by
the people at large during the next
Inx-estlgatlon of the Koberts Case.
"The investigation of the Rolierts
case is in tlie hands of the court ap
pointed for tlie purHse and the final
decision will likely be made iu the
near future. There cau be but one
outcome, and that is that he will be iu- ;
g true ted to return to tlie stateof Utah.
"Has the dispute lietween tlie United
States'aud England concerning the
Alaskan boundary lieen settled yet;
"This matter is still usettled aud
negotiations are still pending between
the two countries. Just what definite
shape the matter will assume is not
Fairbanks said the sentiment in
favor of retaining the Philippines Is
very strong in Washiugtou and it is
regarded as one of the most imiortant
of the issues for the coming president
ial campaign. He thinks tlie money
question will lie oue of the issues, but
not the most Iniiiortant.
OATHERIXIi OF DKMOCRATS.
Chairman of the National Committpe Iti-
cusses the Philippine Ouc-stlon.
St. Paul, DH" .27. Senator I. K.
Jones, chairman of the Democratic na
tional committee; ex-Vice President
dlai Stevenson, and General P. Watt
Hardin, of Kentucky, were here yes
terday and in the afternoon met a
large gathering of local Democratic
leaders- After greetings Senator Jones
. THE LONDON
Is full and running over vvith the best selected stock of
Holiday presents for men, boys and children. We have
a full assortment of the following articles suitable for
Reversible Mufflers. ,
De Joinville Ties.
Suits and Overcoat.
Cut This Out and Bring
I THE" LONDON I
spoke at some length announcing his
views of current Hilitical issues. He
said: "I believe that every people has
a right to govern themselves iu their
own way. The America u eople will
rise up as one 'man and condemn the
course of the administration as crimi
nal aggression. The next Democratic
convention will reaffirm the Chicago
platform aud nominate Bryan. It will
declare against trusts. It will declare
for establisbiug freedom everywhere.
What our fathers believed in we be
lieve in. anl I have no doubt about the
"My idea about the Philippines is to
restore order there and then allow those
people to make a government of their
own and let them managethelr own af
fairs in their own way. The govern
ment of the United States should say
to the Filipinos now that our purpose
is to establish peace. We should treat
the Filipinos with the same good faith
as the Cubaus. Whether we will keep
faith with the Cubaus I have my
"The Boers by their resistance are
makiug votes for us with every risiug
aud setting of the sun. Our sympathy
goes out to those poor fellows in a way
that words cannot express."
Ex-Vice President Stevenson and
General Hardin also spoke along the
same lines, all being optimistic of
Senatorial Fight In lost Resumed.
Des Moines, la.. Dec. 27. Contrary
to general expectations the seuatorlal
fight is to be resumed iu earnest this
week. The prominent leaders, after
spending Christmas at home, hegau
potiriug Into town again yesterday and
are now here in force. Tlie candidates
for speaker of tlie house. - Baton aud
Howeii.. came In last night: J. W. and
.1. K. Blythe. managers of Senator
Gear's fight, are here, aud their lieu
tenants are coming on every train.
Both sides say the fight will lie re
sumed in earnest and lie kept up to the
end. Both sides express the same con
fidence as heretofore in the election of
their respective senatorial candidates.
Gear and Cummins.
Another Cont3st in Kentucky.
Frankfort. Ky.. Dec. 27. The courts
will have to decide whether the Re
publican coventor. Taylor, or the Dem
ocratic election commissioner, I'oyutz,
has the right to appoint successors to
Commissioners Pryor and Ellis, re
signed. Governor Taylor holds that he
has the apKiutment. and has decided
to apiioint W. 11. Mnickey, Covington.
auti-Goebel Democrat, and A. M. J.
Cochran. Maysville. Republican. Ciiin
misioner Poyntz. acting under the ad
vioe of the Democrats, appointed John
A. Fulton to one of the vacancies, and
he and Fulton meet hern tomorrow to
select a third.
She tVUl Live at Battle Creek.
Battle Creek. Mich.. Dec. 27. Mrs.
Mary B. Sanderson was acquitted at
Marshall, Mich., of the charge of inur
deriug her husbaud. Her chief regret
is the 'loss of her social position, but
she said it was voluntarily, for she had
avoided her friends duriug her trouble
for fear of embarrassing them. She
says she will not go to Chicago or
Baraboo. Wis., to live, despite reports,
but will face the world iu BattleCreeli.
To Care LaGrlppe in Two Uayi,
Take Laxative Broruo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the money
if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's
signature is on each box. 25 cents.
it Along. We May Help You.
Bodies of 151 Victims
ARE AT HISTORIC ARLINGTON.
Under Guard of Honor Un
Washington, Dec. 27. The remains
of 151 sailors of the Maine brousrht
from Havana by the battleship Texas.
arrived here by special train this
morning;, escorted bv a guard of honor
from the Texas. The bodies were
conveyed to Rosslyn, Va., and there
transferred by wagons to Arlington
cemetery, and the caskets placed upon
hospital tents. The guard- of honor
will be maintained till tomorrow,
when the interment will occur.
TO FURNISH TRANSCRIPT.
Intar-8tate Commerce Committee Kespert
Washington, Dec. 27. The Inter
state commerce commission decided
to comply with the request of ship
pers of freight and transmit to the
attorney general of the United States
a transcript of evidence taken before
the commission last week on increase
in classification of freight by the official
classification committee. Shippers
des. ire the attorney general to take
action, by injunction or otherwise, to
restrain the railroads from putting
the classification into e fleet Jan. 1.
Hodges & Co., Bankers and Ilroker, 8ux
pend. Boston, Dec. 27 Edward C.
Hodges & Co., bankers and broker,
suspended business today. The iiriu
was one of the largest in the city.
The dealings have been principally in
WOMAN PAYS THE PENALTY.
Emily Hilda Blake Executed In Mani.
Brandon, Manitoba, Dec. 27. Emi
ly Hilda Blake, a domestic, was
hanged this morning for the murder
of her mistress, Mrs. Lane. The exe
cution was private.
Flannel Night Robes.
Muslin Night Robes.
Woolen Gloves and Mittens.
Kid Gloves and Mittens.
We Undersell Everybody.