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VOI. I. NO. 252.
bock isrA2n. rLii.. mondat, august 12, 1901.
PKICJS THEEE CENTS.
Day's Events Distinctly Fav
orable to the Amalga
AND ALL CONTINUES QUIET
But Trouble is Feared
Some Localities When
Pittsburg. Aug. 12. Reports from
the strike centres indicate that per
fect order prevails, bat it is believed
clashes are inevitable at the more
tarbulent places when attempts will be
made to pat non-union men on where
strikers have quit.
The Amalgamated association today
issued a call to the public for financial
am. ine strikers made earns at mc
Keesport and Bellaire, and regard the
situation as more favorable to them
than yesterday. At the former place
they won the National rolling mill
and National Tabe company, but the
tube works are still operated as usual
The strike leaders assert that they
are completely in control of the situ
ation there. At Bellaire more men of
the National Steel company quit, and
the strikers believe the plant will be
forced to close. Tne atiikers claim
that the tie up at Riverside and other
plants in the VVhee ing district is com
plete. Eight hundred men in a sheet
mill and tin plate plant at Cambridge.
unto, nave gone out.
Pittsburg. -u.?. 12. rhe iron u !
te-rs ar vhilmiug victory in the great
teel strike. They base their -laiui
upon tin refusal of tin- Amalgamated
nieu at South Chicago. Juliet ami Bay
Yiew to lny the general Mr ike order
jf President Shaffer. :ml their wine
i;i n.aiutaiiiiug c'erations in itlier
plants where it was anticipated that
that would be serious trouble. Tin
trike lenders meet the claims of vie
lory with the assertion that their imum
is making satisfactory progress, and
tliat they will show tle-inx-lvcs masters
of the situation before the contest ha
piogr-ssod much further. '1 hey lo not
eolM-eal their dN;jjiiit mi-lit at the re
fusal of their western brethren to join
with them in the strike. In:t none of
the ! -.-tilers wciild ell-cuss tli defec
MiafTer Hint) at Some Mnrprhvea.
President Shafti r refused to meet tin
newspaper men wh sought liim. ami
k pt within thw seclusion of his home.
Tin other le.ielcrs who were seen i:itl
Mated tiiat there would bo develop
ment today und throughout the week
that would materially change the situ
::tioii. They would not say. however,
what they had in mind, or how their
cause was to gain in strength. It ivii
said tii.it they were counting upon
strfig aid rfom the Foe leratimi of La
in r and other organizations of union
lalKr. but those lodic-s have iiot yet
glvou nny public indientioit of wlrit
they will do. Tlie Amalgamated Asse
f iat ion has eleveh peel great strength in
the Wheeling district, nnd made gain
in some of the Pennsylvania district,
lutt it is too t-nrly yet for a count of the--won.
REHSKDTO IIREAK A CONTRACT
One Kcmou tlven W h r the Hay View Mm
Not Go Out
Milwaukee. Wis.. A up. YZ. The Hay
View lodge of the Amalgamated Asso
ciation, at its meeting yesterday, de
cided by a unanimous vote not to Is-y
tlw s trike order of President T. .1. Shaf
fer, and in eonsieiicni-o the plant of the
Illinois Steel company in this city i.
running as u-ual today. According tc
the officers of the lodge, flie decision
was final, and a dispatch was immedi
ately sent to Vice Prcsielcnt W. C. Da
vis, of the Fourth ilistriet. notifying
lnni of the action and requesting that
President Siiaffer and the executive
board in Pittsburg be 'immediately in
formed. livery member of the Amalgamated
Association took part in the meeting.
I'resident Joseph Itedfern called the
lodge to order, and af once Took up the
subject art hand. He had leen to 'hit-ami
and .lolist for the purpose of as
certaining the sentiment of the men
Ihere anil their probable action upon
the strike order. Keeifeni briefly in
formed the lodge that so far as he
could learn there was absolutely mi
h.-ine-c of the other employes of the
Illinois Steel company oleying the
f-trike order, and that there would b
no stoppaze of work in the mills today.
He said the sentiment there was prac
tically the same as that here that a
ttrike on the part of the Illinois Steel
company employes would lie ,1 violation
of the contract existing letween the
men nnd the company, and that the
men had absolutely no grievauce
against their present employers.
During the discussion emihsis wa
laid tiion the wase wale wbiMi h.-ii
Just lieen agreed to by t lie company,
ami provides for an Increase of per
cent. In wage datinjr back to July 1.
It was howu that If they decided not
to to go to work the company would Ik
Justified In withholding this extra
money on the ground that the provis
ions of the contrac t under which it bet-nine
due bad leen broken. The niein
lier of the jiy View lo!;;e will con
tribute liberally to the strikers iu the
Greater Glasgow, with a population
of S-j3,000, baa only 494 medical men,
or ono doctor to 1, 7-6 of the population
It most be a healthy place.
DID IT ALL HIMSELF.
vrintan AI Rsbbed the Selby t milter
San l'rajicisco, Aiijr. 12. Jack Win
ters, who waa jirrested on suspicion of
having t-omniittetl the theft Of $-S,000
worth of Kil . luil lion from the Sellxj
Smelting works, confessed Saturday
that he. unaided, carried nut the rob
!ery. He then took the racers to a
point in the bay near tuv :nelting
works where he had sunk lik plunder,
end after working in the water up to
Ids neck for over an hour recovered
5141.IXXI of the million. The finding of
the remainder is believed to be only
the matter of a careful nearch of the
waters at the place indicated bv Win
The prisoner had ln-eu subjei ted to
merciless s-veatiug for nearlv three
day without showing sign of weaken
ing. I-iually the strain, the confident
assertions of the officers that they li.nl
a goMl case against him ami the fear
of an excessive prison sentence that
v on id deprive hi hi of a trance to enjoy
the proceeds of the crime told upon
linn, and he sent for Superintendent
iCopp, of the smelting works, who. he
said, wa his only friend, and confessed
It is understood that the robber has
been promised not only his lilierty but
$2r.(MK) in cash for giving up. Officers
say it would have leen impossible to
convict him ou testimony "sweated
out of him.
Aed YVenta DrazilUn CoflTee
Kept Out of
San Juan, lorto iCico. Aug. 12. The
merchants of 'San Juan are alarmed
concerning the imiortation of Brazil
iou coffee, which has been made pos
sible by the removal of the tariff,
Friday tne steamer I'ouce brought two
consignment of coffee, oue of 1:10
bags aud the other of ll.-5. This cof
fee can be sold here at .ilout one-half
the price of the I'orto Kican product
thus destroying the market for the lat
ter. The merchants of Mauatl met
Saturday and resolved not to trade
with the imixirtcrs of coffee from Bra
zil. and meetings were held in other
flovernor Hunt la consented to ask
Washington for relief by the enactment
of a measure declaring tfuit the proc
tarnation doe not refer to the special
dufyof cen-ts on coffee, as ler H.t-tion
1. but cidy to section 3. The importers
of the coffee arriving Saturday, fearing
public fcelinz. annotinecd tl.-. the cor
fee rcceivi-d would be shipped back
again by the next vcscl. the news
pajer having demanded that si liTcott
ue insiiiuteii aJiusi me tieaiers.
Cunatltatlen Wins bye fluke.
Newport. II. I.. Aug. 1-. The amend
ed t'oiistitutioii boat the Columbia Sat
urday by four minutes and nine sec
onds over the Hue. The new Herres-
hoff racer, in flue form, did wonder
fully well, but uTteeu admit? after
the start the Columbia suffTeiTa mis
hap which cost hfr-all of five minutes
in time nnd. in the judgment of most
ood yachtsmen, the race. Her Ihjw
sunt vhrouds were found to le loo
I0112. and the yacht had to luff while
hT crew took in the flack, thereby
losing time enoush to have won.
Had a. Chareh Snll of Itelallvaa.
AnihTson. Ind.. Aug. 12. The burial
of the late Mrs. Klizabeth Hector, -wife
of h i)ioner farmer, was somewhat
remarkable, in this respect: Mr..
Keetor was the mother of ten children.
and she hail seventy-eight grandcbll-
ren. thirty-eight great-grandchildren.
four sons-in-law, six dauchters-in-Ia w
and seventeen grandchildren who are
married. All of the relatives save one.
a daughter who is ueau. attenucu ine
funeral, the relatives alone filling the
Michigan Hanks Are Preaperone.
Lansing. Mi h.. Aug. 1-. KeiH.rts
from the U04 tate banks and three
trust companies of the state show re
markable growth and prosperity. 1 he
total resource. $14..i3(i.!R. show an
increase of $11.4."MHX over the Febru
ary report. Commercial deposits of
$1J.ikn).(mm are shown, an increase of
$.",rjL'.fMK). win e savings deposits have
Brave Boy la James Eg-aa.
Chicago. Aug. 1-'. Ten persons were
lescued from drowning iu the lake at
the Barry avenue aud IMversey boule
vard bathing lieac-hes Saturday after
noon. Of those saved one was a wo
man and the others were boys and
young men. J he rescues at Barry ave
nue were all made by James Ivgan, a
boy of 17. who has now saved twenty-
five lives at the bathlnz leach.
Chriatlan Scientlat fined.
Spokane. Wash.. Aug. 12. Mrs. .7.
Iavis. a Christian Science healer, was
Saturday found guilty of failure to re
port a case of csarlet fever, a. required
by law. and was given the miramum
fine of ." and costa. Christian scient
ists declare they will carry the case to
the highest court in the state rather
than accept the decision.
Those Lions Can Now Breathe freely.
Denver. Colo., Auir. 12. Mrs. Chiv-
ington. of Chicago, has returned rom
two weeks chase after mountain
lions w ith the scalp of a solitary red
fox dandling at ber belt.
Calleis on the frrud.Dt an dnaerons.
Canton. .. Aug. 12. Ir. I'. M. Kix-
cy, who has been in Washington for a
week or more, returned to Canton Fri
day morning and rejoined the McKin-
y household. Tiiere were a number
of social callers at the McKinley home
Saturday. There were also n nuuitier
of Mtple to fee the president 011 per
sonal business. A" delegation of the
(rm.m-American league of New ork
ailed and had an interview in regard
to New- York matters. .
Crank Abjure a Sculptress.
Oshkosh. Wis.. Aug. 12. Miss Helen
Farnsworth Mears. who is to make the
Illinois state statute of Mis Frances
Willard. haw a letter from a crank In
irand IlarHds. who takes 5.s Mears
to task ofr violating the command
ment in makinz graven images, and
abjures her ug a Christian to desist
from her work.
VIEWS OF Afi EXPERT
Secretary Wilson's Official Re
port on the Condition of
the Corn Crop.
IMOEE EAIN IS GEEATLY NEEDED
Much Corn Should Jte Cut for Fodder
-Now Full IJamigo Not K--
Washington. Aug. 12. The August
report of the btitist k-ian of the depart-
meiit of agriculture shows the follow
ing averages of coudition 011 Aug. 1
Corn, ."i4.(i: spring wheat, 80.C: oats
73.;; barley, SO.U; siring rye, S:5.0
buckwheat. 1)1.1; potatoes, ;2.; timo
thy hay, M.I.
Obserrattons of Secretary Wllaon.
Washington. ' Aug. 12. Secretary
Wilson, who has just concluded a tour
through the corn belt, in a communica
tion received at the department of
agriculture Saturday, siiys: "The corn
crop is very seriously injured in all the
great corn-growing States. The sprin
was wet and much of the crop was
planted late on account of the laud le
ing saturated. This prevented vigor
ous growth until the ground dried and
wanned up. It also resulted in shal
low planting, and inclimd the roots to
remain near the surface until the dry
hot weather came, .when tb plant was
not in the best condition to resist
Where Hie land was well under
drained, naturally or artificially, the
best grow tli Is ofuud.
Bloat Crope Are I'nderalred.
"It 1 strikingly observable that most
crops are under-sized, stunted and not
Mh h as could sustain heavy yields of
grain. This is the case in the be
corn regions, such as the route from
Chicago to Burlington, la., which I at
tribute to delayed growth iu the sprUi;
When the great heat of July came, with
hot winds, the t.tssels were coming out
m the earliest planted crops. I 01
I. nation wa not complete, some silks
failing to get the fertilizing pollen
This varies greatly: sonic ears have
scarcely any kernels on the cobs, oth
ers Lave half, and still others have
only a few .ac-Uing. This feature Is not
easilv reducible1' to exactness, but it U
ciuite pronounced Iu many fields, ami
int so serious In other. The cold
prins anil want of uuisture later in
the bi-st appearing crops have re-tardi
growth, and in the majority of fields
will delay riivnlng. which in northern
latitude may subjee-t the e-rop to fronts
In Septi'inber. should they come at the
COMES TO PAKTICIXARS.
How the Corn Looketl to the secretary let
Different Local! t lea.
To particularize: The corn along
the . roael iu pout hem Iowa is very
light on both hill and valley. I do not
think half of It will be worth huskng.
and the other half does not now prom
ise more than half of an average crop
at the outside. 1 his also may be siiiei
of Nebraska e-orn ami Kiin-sas is suffer
ing still more.
The crop in c entral Iowa promise'
ltter. It has heavier stalks, but an
examination of the' ears show incom
plete fertilization. Sufficient rain has
not yet fallen to carry on the crop to
maturity in most of the states of the
great com licit. In many localities the
rainfall has been liirht. making but lit
tle impression. Ha in is needed now to
make the most of what is left. Where
sod land was put in corn and good cul
tivation had the l.Vst crops are found.
The orgaiuc matter plowed under cn-
abh-el the soil to retain the moisture,
aud cultivation maintained a surface
mulch that prevented evaporation, but
even the corn with such conditions re
cpiires more rain that it has had. and
will dc'iend on precipitation for gooel
Northern Iowa ami Minnesota have
lighter crops that look green anil
healthy, but need rain, and cannot
have average crops on account of itn-
erfect fertilization. A striking fart Is
the urgent need of more rain, so that
feature will be a prominent factor in
the final estimate:;. The Injury to corn
is so se-rioiis that it is very easy to over.
estimate the crop. The full extent of
the damage w'lll not apiear te Hie re-
torb-rs until later, when the worst 1
dried up and the best demonstrates
how far imperfect jMillination has af
fected It. 1
Tlie wheats reivorteel good every
where. The heat did hasten ripening
and caused shrinking. Iut this always
occurs to some extent. t)ata are re
ported light in most states, owing to
hurried ripening. I he same is said or
uirley. Potatoes are very seriously In
jured south of Minnesota. Hay is said
to 1h excellent. 1 he wet. cold spring
flint retarded the growth of corn, was
favorable to grasses, ami plenty cf hay
is secured in tine condition. Some
farmers are now cutting corn for fod-
ler. ami may more should be. The
fodder will le superior, as all the
strength will be left in the stalk where
no ear Is found.
I get estimates on Iowa of a two-
thirds corn crop. It will be less. I be
lieve. If rain does not soon come still
more Injury will result. There are lo-
'ii lilies that have linel sea sonable show
ers aud have average crops. .ooeKiy.
however, can yet tell the full extent of
e damage nor the probabilities for
Remarkable Art of a Hoh.
Svcaniere, Ills.. Aug. 12. Eugene
Tiedri-h. deputy she-riff of Ie Kall
county, who reside at Malta, was
shot down Saturday by Mr. Johnson.
fohnsnn Is saiel to have hud a grudge
gainst IMedrich for some time, ami
liberafely fired at him. the bullet
ticking effect it hi throat. A mob
was .nuickly formed, which captured
loliuson and brought him to ycamore
sad had him lodged in fall.
ITALIAN STATESMAN IS DEAD
tlg-nor Crlapl, IThoae Kme Is Fmrt of
Italy' History, Ilea I'asaed Awey.
Naples, Aug. 12. Slguor CrispJ died
at 7:43 oVlK-k last evening. He was'
surrounded oy the members of his fam
ily and several intimate friends. The
news was Immediately telegraphed to
King Victor F.mmanuel and Queen
Helena. 'ihe paMid assert that the
body will be conveyed by steamer to
Palermo, where the municipality will
ill-range for a great public funeral.
It i. rumored that Signor Crisp! will
authorize a prominent Italian politician
to examine his papers and to publish
MOURNS OVER A DOG.
Agnoatlc Will Hare the Animal Cremated
ami lliiried with 11 1 111.
Quiiuy. Ills.. Aug. 12. Fawley
I'lae-e. the home of John Moore III. is
m mourning over tin eieaiii 01 loin
Paine," Moore a lHt pug dog. The dog
was put to death with chloroform Fri
dav by the veterinary surgeon, who
had lieen iu daily atteinlane-; The pug
dog was the constant companion of the
old man. sleeping 111 the same bed
with him by night. WJien taken sick
with distemper a we-k age Moore
called in a veterinary, and no expense
was parcel in the effort to restore the
camno to hcMltu.
Moore iiursed the dog as .1 mother
would a child and. as he told it Fri
day. hail not slept any for a week. As
soon a dead the hotly was -wrapped
iu white cloth by Moore and removed
to I mbrtaker Maugherty s place.
where he left instructions that the
body be embalmed aud placed in a
metal casket and kept till his owu
death shall occur, when both bodies
shall b placed in one casket and sent
to St. Louis to be cremated.
FAMILY IN HARD LUCK.
Illneaa and Itaath Coax Dunn
Welleea Very H'atily.
llcspcria. Mich.. Aug. 12. Metuhers
of the Wells family attracted all tent ion
here last week. lr. William Wells. 7S
years of age. was not expected to live
Monday. At the same time Billy
Well, about tin same age. waji at
death's door. Wednesday the father
of Mr. John Wells, born in 1S17. died.
While friends were gathering at the
house fen- Iu funeral word
wa brought that the father of John
Wells. JS7 years of age. had just died
of an operation ix-i-formed isi a sani
tarium iu 1'eed Oitv.
After the funeral John Wells started
to drive sixty mile to get hi. mother
to attend the funeral here. The c.Id
11. an's body came, the funeral was
hehl. and they held the hody without
burial till the mother and son returned.
flie first two Well are getting well.
For a tiniest was diihVult to tell which
Well was well and which was not
JOHNSON TO SUCCEED
SAMPSON AT NAVY YARD
Washington, Aug. 12 Kear Ad
miral Mortimer L. Johnson, com
mandant of the Port Rotal navy sta
tion, has been selected to succeed
Hear Admiral Sampson ai command
ant of the Boston nary jard on ac
count of the latter's i 1-health.
Protocol Agreed t'pon.
Washington. Aag. 12. The state
department has received a cablegram
from Ltockhill, at Pekin, reporting
that the draft of the hnal protocol has
been agreed upon. A tariff of 5 per
cent advalorem is effective, to be
put in force two months after the
signing of the protocol excepting on
goods rhipped within 10 days after
igning. It will continue until the
conversion to specitio rates has been
effected by the expert commission
1'he Chinese free list includes rice, for
eign cereals. Hour, gold and silver.
Chicago, Aug. 12 Under pressure
of extremely pessimistic government
troop report, the grain markets on
the board of trade today experienced
an excited opening. September wheat
jumped 2 ceats, touching 73J during
tne nrst few minutes1 trading. Corn
showed a gain of 3 cents, September
touching 61 before the session waa
hardly uodcr way. September oats
auvan-ea li( although trading is
There was a rush of traders to buy
wheat and corn, bet inasmuch as
there were few sellers, the aggregate
biBiness did not amount to much.
Taxable l.aod In MlehlKan.
Lansing. Mich., Aug. 12. The total
nutntx'r of acres of .and .assessed in
Michigan this year was .1 4. i:J.Srd .::?.
a compared with '.o3'.27i.41 in 1SJM5,
th date of the last meeting of tne
tate lioard of equalization. The total
raluo of the real estate of Michigan as
nessed by siipcrvisers this year. I
fl.017.071.ii43. and of personal prop
erty. SSll.Ml.tW; ota!?.ll32U,332,(li
!ALL bow to death
King and Emperor, Queen and
Lmpress, as Well as Poor
I SOLEMN SESVICES AT CKONBUEO
I'd ward VII and. Ilia Queen; Wilbelm
II and Ilia Km press, at Kmpresa
Cronberg, Aug. 12. IVopIe flocked
into Cronberg from an early hour yes
icrctay to see the august personages
who would attend the reeiulem service
over the remains of Dowager Empress
Frederick. Throughout Saturday night
and again yesterday the officers of the
regiments of which the dec-eased was
honorary colonel had stood guard over
the c offin. From 11 a. m. there was an
unbroken stream of carriages arriving
from Ilomburg, Frankfort and other
lKints, bringing those iuvited to the
tsolemu ceremony. Considerable bodies
0 troop, both infantry and cavalry,
also arrived. At 2:: p. in. the Eight
ieth regiment formed up along she
street, and the band cf tlie Bex-ken
heuu hussars took its stand opposite
the chruch. Every window, balcony
aud housetop was tillenl with people
awaiting tlie arrival of the imperial
Notable People In the Church.
Haron von Keischuch. court marshal
of the dowager empress, superintended
the arrangements. Sir Frank I.as
ceiie. tne iu'idsu ambassador, was
among the first to arrive at the c-hnrch
lie took a seat facing the coffin, which
was covered with wreaths. On either
side of the coffin were four officers
holding tlie standards of the empire of
I'russia and of the deceased. Between
them and the c-offin were other officials
rigid, ami bearing drawn swords
Gradually the church tilled with ffi
cers in splendid uniforms and ladies
wearing deep mourning. The- congre
gation included the Uuke of Con
naught, the Duke of Cambridge and
several members of tlie British royal
household. Count von Buelow, Count
von Waldorseo. Dr. Spielhageu and
(iciieral von Limlcijuist.
Arrival of the Koyal Kamillea.
At 4 p. 111. the roll of muffled drums
announced tlie arrival of Emperor Will
iain and King Edward, who had driven
together from Hoiuhurg. l'he em
peror, wearing tlie b'ack uniform of
the Empress Own l'cise!i Hussars, h
tjuecn Alexandra into the- church, while
King Edward, in the blue uuiform of
tlie King Edward Prussian Dragoons.
conducted Empress Augusta Vli-toria
Princess Vic-ten-ia. with Crown Priuce
rederick William and a numerous
Miite. followed. Their majesties occu-
pieil a pew to the? left cf the chancel.
the ene in Which the deceased used to
sit. while grouped around the chancel
stood the ether imperial and royal per
sonages mentioned, together with
Prince Adelbert of Prussia, Prine-e and
Princess Sehaumburg-I.lppe aud other
princes and tlieir suite.
Duat to Duat. Aahra to Aahea.
A the organ played the funeral
march. Dr. Dryander advanced to the
head of the coffin. The choir from
Berlin cathedral sang ! Know That
My Redeemer Eiveth." and Dr. Dry
ander read a specially written prayer.
followed by the words of the burial
service: "Dust to dust, ashes to ashes."
The choir then sang the anthem. "The
Spirit Sayeth They May Kest from
Their Labors." Then followed the
magnificent hymn. "Wenii loll Einmal
Soli ScheideMi." and a beautiful render
ing of "P.e Thou Faithful I nto Death."
As the last strain dieel away King Ed
ward and tjueen Alexandra advanced
and laid a wreath 111011 the e-offin. The
ing remained standing for 11 few mo
ments alone beside the coffin, antl then
turned anH left the church, whicli
Charged with Kmbe.Tlemeat.
Carbon dale, Ills.. Aug. 12. The
United State Fidelity and Guaranty
company has caused to be arrested
V. Ij. Adams, charged "with embez
zling over $400 from the Singer Sew
ing Machine company while acting as
agent at Murphysboro. The man was
located by Sheriff Fox at Sedalia. Mo.,
under the name of Charles White.
Kmbeiilement at the 'Frlaco Mint.
Washington. Aug. 12. Chief Wilkie.
of the see-ret servh-e. ha received a
telegram from San Francisco announc
ing tlie arrest of Walter Dimmick.
formerly chief clerk of the 1'nited
States mint then, on the charge of
embezzling !f::'0.tMK in gold coin from
Objoc-ta to niacrlminatlon.
Havana. Aug. 12. l.n Discussion
says that the order J"or the enrollment
of a Cuban artillery corps by only per
mitting whites to 1m enrolled will sow
germs of ciiscorel letween the whites
and blacks and establish a precedent
both dangerous ami unjust.
Mad Women Murdered Her Roy.
Koine. X. Y.. Aug. 12. While lying
iu bed sufferiug from injuries received
by falling from a horse. Alvin Seaton.
aged 10 years, of Ulenmore. was mur
dered by his mother, who cut bin throat
from ear to ear with a razor. The wo
man wa temporarily insane.
Gatee County la All Right.
Superior. Wis.. Aug. 12. Judge
Vinje'. in the circuit court Saturday,
held the act of the last legislature cre
atine (iates county t be constitu
tional. The suit was started by the
tax payers. The case will 4 appealed.
Lincoln. Xeb.. Aug. 12. Bishop Bon-
acuiu or the catnonc ciiocese or Lin
coln, whose trouble with his priests
and his controversy with Father Will-
lam Murphy of Seward have become
liurch history, has given formal no
tice of the excommunication or tne
BOY ACCUSES HIS FATHER.
Charge la That the Ifather Waa Crtmleta-lly-the
Canae of the Mother a Death.
Washington. Ind.. Aug. 12. Jess
Pit reel I, aged 10 years, filed an affidavit
with the iKilice Saturday charging hi.
ratuer. I- rank I'urcell. with the mu
der of his mother, who died Friday
morning, presumably from heart trou
ble. Young Purcell alleges that his
sister Xettie had been married on the
evening of the crime, and after they
left the house his mother went to the
barn doorstep nnd wept.
He alleges that his father came along
and brutally kicked her several times
She reeleel to the house door and fell
prostrate and uneonsciou., and die?d.
Young Purcell cays he was In the barm
at the time, but was afraid to fo to
hi mother's asslstane-e. fearing hfci fa
thf.r would tnru upon him. A warrant
was issued for Purcell. who 1s a broth
er of Ueorge W. Purcell. of the nation-
al executive board of the United Mine
MURDER DONE A YEAR AGO.
Body of the Victim .luat Found in the
Wooda by ail Indian.
Eagle River. Wis.. Aug. 12. The re
mains of a man found in the wood.
near Bummers Siding, between Eagle
l'iver find State Iine, tell of a murder
which was committed a year ago. The
body was found by an Indian. An
autopsy disclosed four wounds on the
The man must have been murdered,
from the fact that his bead was en
veloped In a brown canvas liamper.
with ropes tied around the neck. A
strap was also wound around his neck
and tied, while a cotton glove was in
the mouth. The bonas of one band
were still clute-hing the fast caning about
the neck. A white "ilk handkerchief
marked "C. E. K." was found in hi
cout poe-kcr. The man was six feft.
eight inches tall and probably of slight
The Xicaraguan Hag was flown at
lialf -mast at Managua Saturday, ow
ing to the death of Dowager Empress
Frederick of ticruiany.
A large part of the business section
of Armstrong. H. C. was burned Sat
urday: total loss. SKjiO.OftO.
Boer pyinpathizejjs flt Xew Orleans
made an unsuccessful attempt to blow
iif the Mechanician with a toi-pedo.
The vessel carries mules to South Af-
lic-a for tlie British.
The health e-omniissioner at St.
Louis savs that the Chicago drainage
canal is causing typhoid fever there.
Missouri is now troubled over an al-
leged trust in apples.
The Ilafner-I.othman company's
planing and sash and door factory at
St. Louis burned Saturday; loss, 150,-
Fire at Lexington. Ky.. destroyed the
famous Tatersall's amphitheater; loss,
The work of consolidating thirty sal
mon e-nnueries on Pnget Sound and in
Alaska has been completed.
The Fnited States will look after the
safety of Chinamen in Colombia during
the present "reaction ' down there.
At last David Xation lias asked di-
vorce from Cai rn, who is "wium .
The rema!ns of Baron von Kettclcr.
the (ii'i'inaii diplomat murdered at Pe
king, were buried Saturday with hon
ors at MuenstVr. Westphalia.
During the disturbances on the isl
ind of (Juelpurt. off the Korean coast.
uim Christians were killed.
Mr. f;eoi-ge P. Cauliffe. wife of a
c otton mill superintendent at Gomez
Palac-Io. Mexico, was outraged and
murdered by peons.
i II. Sni'ith. of Belvidere. Ills., was
fatally scalded while coaling an en
New Ilot Discovered in Urar.ll.
Kio Janeiro. Aug. 12. The govern
ment newspajiers assert the authorities
have discovered a new plot for the
overthrow ef the republic anil the re-es-
tablishnient of monarchy. I he govern
ment i adopting measures to capture
the conspirators and defeat the plot.
Three Girla Drown While Bathing.
Long Beach. Cal.. Aug. 12. Elsie
and ImogeMi Walker, sisters, aged iti
aud IS vears, and Cora Wallace, their
cousin, aged -14. were eirowueti wnne
bathing at Asbnry Park, about a mile
from Long Beach. Saturday. All were
res id 111 ts e'f Los Angeles.
Atchlneae Snltan Fleea.
The Hague. Aug. 12. Au official dis
patch from Atchiu. Dutch East Indies.
states that the pretending sultan has
taken flight. He has been wounded.
His wife and several Atchiu chiefs
have offered to submit to the Dutch
Suicide or a Female Bookkeeper.
Fort. Wayne. Ind., Aug. 12. Miss
Effie Kichey. aged o0. bookkeeper for
Ihe Citizens' Trust company, committed
suicide here by shooting. Xervons
niluienta are assigned aa the cause.
Attempt to Bob l oci Bain.
Davton. O.. Aug. 12. A daring ef
fort was made early in the morning to
crack the safe of the Internal revenue
ottie-e in the government building.
Two holes were drilled into the door
of the safe. It is not thought any ex
plosive wa used, but the condition
of the lock was such that oflicials were
unable to oien the safe to determine
w hether it had been entered or not.
Tppoarraphlcal Union in Seaalon.
Birmingham. Ala.. Aug. 12. The
forty-seventh annual convention of the?
Interna itonal Typographical Union will
begin Its sessions in this city tcxlay.
Delegate are present from all part
of the United States and Canada.
Beverldg-e at Port Arthur.
St. Petersbur'sr. Aug. 12. Senator Al
bert J. Beveridge. of Indiana, has ar
rived at Port Arthur. He is going tc
Peking and the Philippines. Frank
Mcusey and Albert Pulitzer are here.
Shamrock II Arrive.
New York. Aug'. 12. Yacht Erin,
with Shamrock II in tow off Sandy
llook at 11:30 p. in. yesterday.
HAVE ONE EACH
Invader Wins Second of the
Races for Lake Cham
pionship. BEATS THE AMERICAN YACHT
The Constitution and Colum
bia Off Again in Slow
Chicago, Aug. 12. The second race
in the series of international yacht
contests between the Invader and
Cadillac started at 11 this morning in
a light southeasterly breeze, which is
regarded as favorable for the Cana
dian yacht. The Cadillac was about
12 seconds ahead of the Invader over
tne starting line, but the latter soon
overtook and passed the Detroit
yacht and preceded it by several
The course today was nine miles to
the windward and return. The In
vader turned the mark at 12 51; the
Cadillac at 1:04.
The Invader was crossing the line
at 2:08, the Cadillac 5 minutes and 50
The Saturday Race.
Chicago. Aug. 12. Cadillac, the cup
defender, Saturday afternoon won the;
first of ther international yacht races,
beating the Koyal Canadian Yacht
club's challenger. Invader, iby eight
and one-half minutes. The race waa
sailed around a triangular course f
seven nautical miles to the leg. and
for two-thirds of the distance It was
exceedingly close. "It is anylxxiy'rt
race yet."' remarked Vice Commodore
. W. Masters, the veteran tailor of
the Chicago Yacht club, as the rival
yachts, scarcely more than two hun
dred yards aiart, finishexl the eeeond
leg after a free run before the wind
with all their light canvas set.
But the wind had freshened consid
erably after the start, almost two
hours before, and the last leg, a fairly
close hauled reach, was sailed in a
spanking twenty-knot breeze) and a
good lump of a sea. Here was where
the Detroit Boat clubs center-board
yacht showed great sailing qualities.
gaining seven minutes ana twwity
seconds on the tin-keel from Canada.
The two boats are of absolutely dis
similar construction. The ":if1iUac is
regular "'skimming cM-'a." 1". rawing
but 1G Inches, while h Invader
draws 6 feet 6 inches.
The trophy Is a silver cujx woith
$1.7"iO, donated by the city of Toledo,
O., aud first won by the Canada.
Next time the t;--neRee won it and :t
is now in Chicago, the Oenesee repre
sent ug the Chicago Yacht cluu.
Columbia and Constitution Race Again.
Bateman Point, L. L, Aug. 12
The second race of the present series
of the tirree between the Constitution '
and Columbia started at noon today,
but at 3 the wind was so light
it is doubtful if they will finish within
BEACHES AND SINKS
Boston, Ang. 12. The riant lino
steamer Halifax, which left Halifax
Saturday night with a large number
of passengers, strnck a ledge while
coming into port in the thick fog
early today. She freed herself, buc
beached in a sinking condition. Tugs
have gone from here for the passen
gers. Later in the day tugs reached here
with the Halifax's passengers. It is
believed that the boat is in danger.
TYPOS IN ANNUAL MEET
GIVE CHEER TO STRIKERS.
Birmingham, Ala., Ang. 12 The
47th annual convention of the Inter
national Typographical union con
vened in this city today for a week's
session. The sympathy and moral
support cf the union was extended to
the Amalgamated association by a
AS TO FOREST PARK
St. Louis, Aug. 12. Judge Zach
ritz, in the circuit court today, re
fused to grant an injunction restrain
ing the Louisiana Purchase Exposition
company from using Forest park as a
ite for the World's fair to be held iu
St. Louis in 1903.
AUTHORIZED TO ACT
Washington, Aug. 12. Tho Amer
ican charge the affairs, Ruseell,
at Caracas, Venezuela, has been au
thorized by the state department to
nse his good offices as representative
Colombia of in case the Colombian
minister should withdraw from Ven
ezuela. This is in response to Rue
sell's request for instructions.
TO A DOUBLE CRIME
Baltimore. Ang. 12 Joseph I.
Adams, a plasterer, shot and killed
his wife and a cripple named Charle-i
Hcuck this morning because of jel