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tassel immmJm TOE FOil AT OF THE HENDRiK HUDSON. OF 51-. BY FRANK M (OwrlKfel. ISW. by I. U. Iferfllt. niAPTBn iv. UH. JO.tr.ll IHM IttS C0PHA0H. The Itttat-lan. Hiih tbe tinted yellow tt Mi main, iiho along with n swing before the favoring Iiiwm, Her sail bellied urn prosterouly lltr cntwa tor spurned thf spray, ipho iMpotl tint bill ,w wiili a iirntul and RNittrlor nlr. To tr comma nibi opposition whs thing unthinkable. A ifT of smoke burnt from her Ih. A column of spray follows! quickly, riling SO feet nlimil nf (he HierPhantuiatt'a wow. Tlte uuhHi Jack wmrd to lllek eon toinotumislr fmm tli. radii's stern rb l f.M ... ... ...- ware. 1 " VT.!.'.'J!l fMK jHwr'- ..I...... I . "f. "CTPT.. The HiiImm !! along her course, nuil from i hiihIii i"fl)tlnt: trumpet en m ii imii inn went tlm ynnls. and the holm n put about. Hhe rounded t within it fathom (live to itir jmir hcep, or I sink you!" came tin- I'linllfiiMy across the sell lHH4. Till plollltllliallnit WBS IHMir. lint the inclining' uuntliaknhlp The Yankee nimwiT went mok swift inn) straight ' Hee you nulminlii firm ilcllwl thf skipper, and a mighty ! cheer nw from I ! Knullli dccka. I I'ortliwlth followed another puff nf smoke. Till 1 1 mi' I In- hall plowed tln deck of Ho' disabled . in ft mul look U corner of fill' deckhouse Into till Sph, Tin llyllig iiliiiiM hiih ii. down a I iitan. IIImhI mIhimiiI iliikll- mmiii the while deck. tUlblo I'lioiiuli in tl,o watching rn-w of i hi' yacht. .In nwi gripped ""' tiffiiill In front of li I in, using wli'Ltxl noiiU llnrr mul Des iiiuml Nwoic nlimil iniirtimr rus tled limtili'iilMK'lv iimonit tlu ini'ti. Again the ii pounder roared. The answering It ii I ii It in ted ilcnn through mi Vini't'ii'iiii seaman's Imdy Hun slckpultult iiiiilliii. Tin- shot JHd on mill i iiihIhiI into the luiwnrk fifth yacht. luliled lilt of till (d.t flicked Jon calf Willi ii l...wl or imr rtnn.tttr cownti iinnw hr tlirilixl to Ihwinollil "An i' in kiirk our iliuinli- vtlulo Dim npllH on u" In- ronrwt Hlni tliolr jwllnw f.H.i'n: Aivu't w to do. fmiil mirwl ' Wi.'vi' iaii niinli til on ilii- hlffli . Ain't tlmt anmi I'ltmiCliY (!(mI IiIi'hh ini': r'nii't I throw a pill iiliimnl lnr. nlr?" DiMUlinml IhiirIipiI Juyoimlj. "I tlllfllijlit you'll nniif to mo tt In thnt ilk'lil. fkipiwr." h n-pllwl. "It Tor ii'ur. my my' Jlr liir two for lirr or-i-fy nun! WVII hIiow hpr wliiil' wlmt:" Ami lie IioIihmI whirl round llio Utile tnrriiiiiiilc rllli din own IkiiiiIn. TIii IiiiIIkimiii .limm bout to tlm klehm nml ilw-lt iimiii tliPin with tlm Innynnl tnnt. Tin riirht illppml with tilt' nIuw nwi'll, mul In' wnltitl till tint r1r hoiilil kIvo him nlm. A tlm up Wtiril hiHti iN mm hi' liimcptl t ho ronl Himiril.1. A,v rmrtil tho Imll nml -all, Joj ' li Into Into ilm piirmy n IiUll. A ih'llslitfiil white plliiicrliiK kIirwoiI up nnlimt hor plu-liiHl plank. A ran- Cnallah rhorr ran nut utxiri tlm mn. inn iho inrclmnt aklppor llBOk hl hcail iliiulu fullr arroaa at DHimniil, thoiiRli h eoulil hut niiiIIk niiprovMl of ihl iltlnKiHhnl mark iHniwhlp. As tin' Itnaalau iik'okiiUiiI that alio hud m MNtiml aaaailaut she ligan to nltw Ihh- ihmIIIou. She alowwl lir nnu iriltl mul iKilntwl It nt tlm ynclifH Ihiw, w'lim It projii'tixl lHrouit the Inrgor rnaiM-l. Tho liot. howeror. inlsawl, WmIiiii ovor lii'i ii h the illppnl lw IWit'ti the wave. An i Im aim w.i inn iMuk the Una lau iH'aau to a- elh aaalii. She lii'Kmi to turn mul i lrt-lo townnl litr nilrwiMir)'. Tln ii' n no iloiilit nlmnt II, MUt nun ill IxiiinlliiK Thori' wa ii NiiappliiK ut oliiiM ulMwril thf Mi-li t im i be MMinan ptol out ilu-lr knlti - Tlm cniMtflii Intra wiTi- I'olliN'tiMl mi I Ma ring pliu iflhl imnil. I-Jvary rlili- ami aliotjcuti wan limilml riimi In n lirratlilBW ullenrw (lie iti'H wali.'.l, ttiUi-lilmr the ap pnmi bliitf vtnMM l I'wuiuoml folloni-ii i.Mrr taovcmcnt uii her ilwk n i-U' mnrutl tham. lilt Ke wa iiiui'i'iiiiuiwl on th wlnklns lira Kun at b-r bow Swhlanljr Im BUtu it about. "liiiwu '-tltliiil tin' bulwark, inery man jat'k of rim' ln latwlatt. "Mhe'a lnailtMl i-HRHilai : WIh-ii h touchr-a air. up ami sif Iiit liack all you'tit iffitl' Slw wna flrclliiK to tlwtu how a baru PMihall. Xi'll limn llablnK hlfl wean on, Im npi-miK in ntiionit tho followluK blnojarki't. iIi-hIIiik iliatli ami (lo.il ruo tlon. whllt' hot upon hla track followed itarc ami I i'miuoimI. Willi innskula cliibbtil anil 1'yrn nml knlroa iiRlonm the now tiling ihcmnolviMi Into tho frar. Uvit Hip IiiiiIiIIp ir wroatllHR, sinlt ini. nwi-arltiR onlloni Hip powder diiiolto Iiiiiik like a fog, and out of It ratna (Tie ami thml of lint nml club nml tho prato of raiplng bulwark a the ship Ion nt HiPlr llxetl grapnela like IItIiijj foe. Tho combatant lot thetntelroK In a very mlit of ptmnloti mid tlshtln ttlBt. Half the llnlan wire mwn the llrltlnh dock. A acore of UHtlah held the HtiMlau fiiropnatle. .louoa ami l)s inomt, iinkiiowlnaly rasing forward In to the bOjWR of the uiau of war, fotinil theutaplre hewing claar pao round Hie lltisftinn gun. IMrr, wltk half n tloten Kngllab tar. hold hi own deckliniiRr from a ncore if Mnacorlloa. Acroa Hip gray liaap or anoke a mus ket daub allowed rwlly here ami there. I'.nmomt falling, grlpiied unieelncly at the Innyanl of the parronade, wIiokp gnnner had been found by n chmico ballet ere he could lire her after re loading. With n roMundlng rraah tho rbnrgo roared I no the bulwntka beforo lit-r tnuaile. Wtih auddvii limplmtlon hp plc(xl the lover nml alarted tho car rlngp nt a run down the decka. (.lather ing Impetn with tho heave of tho ship, tho gun araote upon the nlmUored planking ami IcaimhI into the aon. A yell of delight rang nut from the llrlt lh crew its they saw the drawing of their onetny'a alnglo tooth. Krom the jrncht'a hatchway nnuwor cd nnntlioi' echoing hout. Out of tlio companion aprnng I'ladjn, tho I'lnn, boarded, wild eyed, wnnderliij,' upon the aiidilen turmoil. 1'or one inoinoiit he Hlnretl in iiuirxp. Then, an tho fa miliar lintm! uniform pRtight Ills oyp, with n narl mi of a wolf ii-liiint ho liurleil hlmaclf Into the tight, roorlng, hewing, mnblilne, like one io4efiil. Tho white lured Uulnn fell before him like Ipavo In mi autumn Kind. A crash from the far lde proelnlmod tho gunboat attacked alarboanl ns woll lis port. Willi tt cheer the Ynnkooa apraug down upon her deck and link mi force with the Ilrltlih. Silently, ttnieen, they had towed their dlanbled hulk to tho reactie nml now awept tho MtiKorlte liefnro them In Irrealatlhlo Isfigttor with their comrade of tho yacht. Another two minute' hnrly burly, wherein the anap of plilnU nml tho tiiudtllng of club contended cento losely, and the cowed Bailors of the oanr were driven pellmell down Iho hatchway In tumbled lump mul bat tened down. Then, with shout of vic tory, the yi'ltow ling whereon mit the double IipmiIimI oagln was hauled down nml caat Into Hip aea. Vlgorou nnre the shaking or each Yattkoe hand -d hearty the nhip upon each llnuau back. 1'poii the (imrter deck the two iHiiomandem mot mill atrove to inako thamtelve hoard nbore the grattiln tory din. "Thank, iiilater, n humlred Hniear nald the inorchaiit aklpper aohtrly "lint the Lord -la only know what to make of tula." "Make of It!" ahouted Deaiuond, tho nnttancbtil blood do w lug down IiIh face. "Why. tow hor back to Rng land, the flrt pilao of the war." "Mercy iu!" hjiIIiiI the other sadly, "you're )ouug Imlettt. relator, or you wouldn't frame the word. This In piracy of hurt, Oil . We're Illlbutl ter. we nre. No conuulcslon to lery war, don't you know." "Dang the i'omnililot.!"tuoth !) llHUilrwl Hrda away. '11m foam ran j mood. "l.. t ihauoe It." Hp IWT Mem and abot into the air UKflltHt her bulge it Hhe heel. Tboy (ini!l hb4 the rainbow rays a the un glWitti MKMI it. Wily yard now aud tuey pould tile uXtterUat faces of the sallori nml tllB w of the gunner turMetl upon hu r Milder. Tkte waa a uae, tthib kehl their beeaili Then oni- klr sWver notfalMl, and Desmond duil il The oh 1 1 later balled down upon the ptauka. eft trying drstriiPtlon to I he tiscklHiiHH ami skylight, but never a man was touched, though snllnler Hew wide ami white. Aa the crash dtetl away the saikir liaiet ih their feet. With a yell they greeted the stash of the meeting bul wark end a tolley ilangstl at cUmp jjiurtttew mill the rangt-d llmr of wan i7wttri HHW. A deaen of thwu rollwl 1111 ike dneba In sMthis MhIssssmmm. VUIl awt-MiHg yslbj the lluaafciH umm Urske Hrroaa the lathed tain mmk and swarmed uhm the llritkh MSHed a M'rimnuuw etim and Krent 4mm. erstwhile eowartl, new rahJIted tka hltfldy phtMks a very Ihhi i)f war. Whining a cmimuh bar. be ail fa need hhssi the attacking party ami with a single blow awete upeu the lieutenant's bead, eraeklng tt like is "There, nunlii. mister, you show your youth, ibfie might lie sows chanee for Jon n )ou e declared war, mul that )u Mint tell yet lint titers ain't a i w for me and , mine. 11- raey on the high seas, It Is, nml no er ror. Ity all that' reasons I d, let her go her evil way ami prey to be forget ten and forgiven. Two gol won bare I lout over this raot mUfJHtuttale af fair, and you've been lot blood, too, as your ash deck show orfy too (iIhIii ly. Chuck their arm Into the ka and send them Itack to Cronsiadt awl the devil." Desmond looked half 'convinced ami UHhajmy. -Well. aklpnr," lieshl tin willingly, "I lupnose you know ymir Uysimws Ut. itut bow tit the traino of nil that ektraerdtMry did yen mm to be carrying contraUMil In Uisw asnsT i the Twdtlsb lieet earn lug tr "l'kBfs a tale a I'll unrold in the saWH." said the AiiHM-tcan. "Uwaiwaj I've them there ss wlU. J wet for the tinaMNt let's get quit of this kete iplln iuf) wreck " And ho sliesjiwl t his crew UmuiuuU i.uid to hla ewn mu, "im over tbuse gnwJr h soiled to the wondering crew, who were al ready tUseuulug, Mis veiwgs. and uioy'ditl na thdf v?ofe bid In rt slloneo of atupofnotloii. With ompty, silent decks the gun bent slid from between her nntngo nliU, llko n big bully ont of tho grip of two revengeful urchin Yitwlng to ort mattprlesa nnd nmttecretl. she waa btifTetptl by the blltowa wnntonly. Aa she dtiried lowly apart ftom the othor veicl one of her battened hntehwrtys was Hung into tho nlr by no unseen foreo, and a man In military uniform stepped upon her decks. Tlrntc!' he shouted to them nnd shook hi rut "I'lratcs' nut I not forget-no. I not forget!" Then the ravaged gtiuboat slipped nwny Into the darkuois of the crcnlng mist, which gathered her Into Its bes om, ooverlug hor wounded deck and bulwarks ns with a lint of cloud. Ilarr was below, and Mrctelied upon tho table if tho saloon wore tbrco iwor follow with wound that gaped sonrlet-cutlass gashos that drained their llfeblood hideously. Desmond Joined his trained assistance to llarr's skill, and between them thoy stitched and wiped nnd limidagoil with swift no v. oiel..i rul Mnir n doreti more wore Hllghtlj w ii mi I by nword or bul let ami pm leu i ly wmHimI their turn. Upon the oilnr shlp'n dock na alio rodo nlnngHldo cnuld still bo seen the crim smi rciniinnu of iho smtnmi who had been pulpttl by the round shot. Tho wnrloi talu wero dramnltc evldeti'o of the shattering nf HiiRliind'i !tn lonir yonra nf poHop. After the wounded had boon got to tholr berth Dtamnnd and two or three hnle memliera nf the crew transshipped to Mm Jemliw lo offer nMislmtce with tho fooling of tho new foremost. Tho skipper, with much politeness, tmhured Doamoud Into his cabin to wet tho oc casion, ns naval etiquette demanded. Two porions nno to grcpt thorn an they entercd-u tall, gray muslacliod military goiitlemnu nml it alight, fair haired girl. "My imsHeiigers," miuuiiueod tho Amprlcnn, with mntler-of-fncluosi. "let me IntrcMluco Colonel and Ml Preobealas. Mr.- or-Dosmond." Desmond lmgon to be anilely con aclotis of Ids general dirt nnd dlslierol inenl. Ills clothing was gashed and nigged mid IiIh fnco n rosllng place for stnulsunnumlipred. Dark slnlnn splash ed hi Jacket hero nml thorp. No won der, then, that ho blushed nnd stain inered like a schoolboy ns ho pyod this wonderful apparition In surrounding M) unlikely, for this mnldoii who bowed nnd smiled at lilin with mtch sweet cordiality was, so ho swiftly rcallr.od, tho one peorlosi woman In tho wido world. to nr. co.-vn.iUKD. Mo in e t'Alt't, MIm Daltileo-What nn awful occu pation! To bo omidoywl In n plneo where I hoy tin moats. Mr. Kilgotnore Well, It urgueH.ii per tnln ability. Mist Dnlnlee- Ability 1 Mr. Hdgi'inow-Corlnlnly. They only employ those who p.tnl- Now 'York World. WASN'T A BEGGAR. Ami Hie lortlr lil Ho? Iteurrtleit III llo.tr. A portly, handsome gontlomnti, whoie blue lluon coat was Hung opou to tho Inew.e, walked down Urnvler stroot r.t about dusk yesterday oronlttg. As ho tioared the rornor of Onroudolot a rath er rough looking customer stoppod suddenly out of it doorway and touch ed him on the nnii. " 'Sense tue, sir," he said, "but" "Not tonight." Interrupted tho portly geutlPinuu. shaking him off iinpntlotit ly nml slightly ipilckeulug Ids slopi. "Itul. say. enp'n." porslstod the other, walking by his slilo, "I Jlst nintud" "I tell you Vu nothing for you," simppiHl the iiedHMliimi. wlth'iisltig nit iioyiiiice. "Itut If you'll Jlst llstoit u inlmHu" "l.ook here," exclaimed tlu. gentle man is s blue, hnlllug abruptly mid fac ing his tormentor, "you're without doubt tho tnoit linpiidunf nnd purslit out beggtir I've eor mot. If you don't stop bothering mo lustmitly. I'll turn you over to tho police. Now got out!" "Vou win go lo biases!" rupllod Hie j shabby man, and nalked back to his! doorwHy. The badgered cltlseu got ns fur in the coruur ami stopped stock still. There whs n Nlntnge eproilon on his face. e siilffwl the air two or threo times mid tlioit grabbed llio loft laptd of his wide Hung coat. It was l .'-iiwl off lialf way to tho collar and sniolilur lug meriily. evidently the rwult of u chance coal from some cigar. "Ureal Skxitt! I'm on lire!" he gttsp ed. and for teu seconds or so there wits a seen of wild conruston. Several peo ple heltMHl. ami when the itiiilUigmllitu waa extlngnisiiad tho s4ck ami miii gttrmetit was a wreck. The shabby man watvhej the 8hnc tncle from the doorway ami cunefcled grimly, lie was a gnslllter who had boon at work In the bulldlug.-Kew Or loans TIiium-Democrat BOERS SLAIJGIITBRBD. Three lliimliTil Iloiortoil Killed in llio lialllo Nmili ol' MiifDkiiig. BRITISH LOSS SMAL1 Orange Free Slnle llurghcrs Thrralen. Ing to I n nil (i Capo Colony Hoer Dermis Come from Oilier (unrlers In Natnl. r London, (Jul. IH A- sjwoial dlspatoh from Cape Town says 800 Doers ami 18 British have bren killed In a battle nt Mafeklng. llelatod dispatches from the seono o( action in South Africa throw Utile fresh light iiikjii tho situation except at Mafo king. The floors appear to lis strotiKth enlng tliolr Hisltloti In Natal nml an biding their own time for mi nttuok. Orange lVee Htnte Intrghers are ap parently threatening to Invade Capo Colony by tho way of Norvnl Point nnd Allwnl North, lioth of which nro at (licit mercy If thoy piMMsst artillery. 8o fat hs known, the only liritlsh force sta tioned nt Allwnl North, Is it detachment of the Itoynl IWknhlro reglmoiit. Tho news from the wen tern Imrder probably rMlnces the nllegtil henvy llglitlug at Mufckliig to ordinary prnc osltlous. Appnroutly the sensational story originated with sklrmlsho be tweou the armored train and h smal! detachment nf Honrs although Muci then much tuny haw happened to th X , T5jndertom Tf?.A nuitsiT $W 'Jf Wft TaklliK fn IlisU. "Whnt did the kaiser's reprosotitHtlvt snyr' asketl ntie tmttve of the CnrolltK lata mis. "tie advised iw to stud) tieriwtn." "Study tlermflii! It'snplul. I'm only ii giillelea snrnge. but I knew the re kiHK't tlwt ihs knleer duiimiids fnr nity Jilng niilfb eniieoruH him. I wnulilu't eren not familiar with the tleriimn Ian gintge." -WnhliiglHii Blur. Not el In H n me. WUm AHtlque-Na. I'm not going In Mrs, Wbltolmlr'i riweptloti. Mtt 11 wtil-Why Hfllt "Oh. she always talks about nhl Uihos. and tlwt wake me tlrad. I dan't sue hH" yH ean stmul tier." "lint, my dear, her subject is new to most of ns, yo know" -New York Weekly. MAI HI IIIA.NhVAAI- little garrison. It U dlfllrult to iiutler stand how Iho refugees arriving at Irenxo. Mnriio"o. should Imvo comt into possession of tho news of serlnm Doer losses nt Mafcklng. At tho sntm time It mint be romemberod that tuuet of the news from The Transvaal Is llkolj to ooino by way of I)ilngoa bay, as moid of the other eliaiineN am striotly cen sored. Tho latest dellnlle news from Mafo king befnrp this said all was Intact thon up to Hunday night. At that tltno till Doer artillery was liolmr brought up bnt it had not lieou placed in position. According to advices tho British hnvt blown up the UnHitown brldgo over tin Oraugo river with it view nf checking the Iloors' ndvancn southward. BURGHERS RELEASED. All I'rlmntrt ivlng I'mUr llim Vest llsvs lleii Set free, Pretoria. Out. IH. Tho execullvi council has deoldiil in roleaso nil burgh ers undergoing n yoar's Imprisonment ol less. AH other prisoners will be sen arriM the border The Krenuli, neruiuu and ltallmi oott suls have issued proclamations citllini upon their respective ottUons to reinnli neutral. Coiiiiiiniidant Ueuorul Joubert has es tnbllsheil liiad((iiartars at Cliarlestowt and opunod iolograph ooiutuutiloatloi with The Transvaal by way of Lalng) Nek. Onus and food stttll found secreted It the mines of Hand were confiscated. The government has ordered the mm Diaudo of lohaiiiiesbtirK i adt In enw of miy dlsturlmiiees. As It has been discovered tlmt nt tempts nre luting made to tamiier will the railways, troojw hare been author Ised to shoot oh light all persons foum near the railways with dymtmite. IIM llirlre lteiuliil. CawT. n. Oat. 18. -Atlwal Nortl In Cio t ulony is now Isolated. I'ron golesbtirg eomes Iho reort that tin Moers wb.i nttaoHsd .Mafcklng wen thrice. rulsetl with heavy losses. Fro it other towns on the bonier similar re parts are received. Smalltiox ha broken out here miiom natives from Johannesburg, eight easw baring iieett diseovored. t'srllinsnt In Nttilou, Iximloii, Get 18. l'arllainent i It xtruordluary session to consider tin Houth Afrleatt situation. In her sjHteafc from the throne, her majesty spoke u (he necessity of preparing thorough!" far the war in South Africa ami tuke tout speedy aetlon bo taken. Hhe de plored the war and hoeil it would soot em). I'lflttlntf Stmt MaUklus, Pretoria, Oct. 18 -Furlberdispalebs rseetved by the government say th fighting eoutinuss north of Mafeklni the lirlrlsh Atfief (lie seeniul engagement tetlred In th d rootlou of town, but they roiumetl the attack shortly after wnrds, two burgher being killed nnd three wounded. The "oniiiiaiido engag ed was Impended owing to the want of heavy artillery, which was stilmeqHetttly obtained from General Crotije. I'rspsrlnc n Attsrk an lluniU. Ladyimlth. Oct. IB. The threatened assault upon Qleucoe is lolloved to be a feint in the hope of woVenlng tho gar rlton here and exposing the towns west ward The Doers nre testing preparatory, It teoins, to completing their encircling movomont for an attack upon Dundee. Thoy cannot advance mueh further without coming in contact with Drltlilt cavalry who screon tho position. Never thelcta the situation Is such thnt little fighting is expected in the near future in this section apart from desultory out post skirmishes. All women and chil dren hnve loft Dundee. Nut rut liners Kllleit, Klmbvrly. Ucl. I. Ait nruiored Iruln while recotitiolterlug near Spytfontlon, engsg.il the Hoi.rs. killing flvo and wounding seven. Hrltlsli hail no losses. ttuers lteuirttil lteiiittil, Iioroiiro,Miiriiiene,Uct. 18, -Itefugees who have Just nrrlvetl bore from Tho Trausvnnl reiart Unit the bosrsbnd been repulseil Mnfeking. nslnlnlng heavy losses. rrsuee WitnU lletenge. Derlln. Oct. tH. -The llerlliior Tnge Wat loams fmm it iliplomatic source In London that the pttrtime of the visit nf Count Mournvloir In Paris was to seek ' with M. Delcassc. mi opportunity of; prollting by Kngland's emharrnssmout in South Africu. M. Dshmsse wauls lo proiltico in the Pnlnls bourlsui Ihe ox not text of Ihe Hussimi alliance. In or der to take revenge for tho Kasliodn (Itiestiun. Therefore, It Is not Interven tion In favor or tho Hoars, but tho boll Ingof Iho Franco-Itnsslmt soup an the Doer lire. DASTARD ROBDERY. CutliUr o( it Ih titer "rmlrimin I'ureeil In 1'nlm k Hie Nn fur it Tiller. Deliver. Oct. 18.- Austin's poolroom, tho largest In the elt v. was robUd of flOOO ypslenlay by Hnliert Doykln. mi ox-poli nn, who lias been eoiun time eiiiiloyi .i us siecinl pollcomnn Ht the club. The place had neon dosed, 1ml Doykln Induced the cnshlor In return to tho room, ami with n revolver, com pelled lilm to open tho safe Ho took all the cash, including 1M() in coin He then made hwi nucapo. Hoyklu Is a dead shot and has already killed two men. Hvery effort Is being made to apprehend llio rohlter, but it Is thought ho will not be taken without a tight ami It Is feared tho los-i of Hfo will result. ANTITRUST CONFERENCE, One (Inmlui; (tut of the Trutt Cuuven Han Will He Haiti In .tniisiry. Chicago. III.. Oct. IH. A national an titrust conference will 1k held In Chi cago sotun Hum in January uudor the auspice of the organization formed horo during the recent trust conference. Headquarters Imvo boen established hero and the call for the conference will bo issitod formally uoxt mouth. Tho cotumltteo in charge of (ho ar rangements consists of the following' W. L Iookwootl of Pennsylvania, president nf tho American untltrtist league, clmirnmu of tho committee Judge William Prentls of Illinois, vice chairman; Dudley Wnotoitof Texas. A I M. Todd uf Michigan. A. P. Motltilrkol Iowa. Judge W.H. Fleming of Kentucky and P. 15. Dowo of New York. A nut her lllc lltme. Chicago, Out. IH Fire which brokt out here In tho il ntory structure caused n loss of 10ft.00(). Tho eutlro oast hall of the building was destroyed. The west half is occupied by the Powlei Dl cycle company, but u lire wall pre vented the Haines from spreading to this portion of the building. The tenants who sustained looses are the Cltlengc Folding Hod company. 9AiM); Imperial Hleatric Plating i-oiiimiiy, ifl.l.oBOi 1. 1'ieeor el ( 'o , llonr merchants, t,000, 'Walter Khrmuti A Co.. iiiniiiifnattirer Of bicycle mti fltl.tmil. las to hulhllng Mrik llelitya Wink. New York. Uet. IH -The Inniioliiiig of the torpedo Iwml destroyer llnlley, built by the (las Ungln aud Powei ooiiiiHiiy of Morris lMglit. In the liar Im river, for Hie Unlteil Htntos mivy. which was to Iikvs) oeenrrtMl this week has lieen twstpimed iiHteflnltely, owllig to the pTOloiMjfod slrik of Iron worker employed on the craft The mm ill work alout two immlh ago ami a wt tleiuetit of lite trouble seems hi fai awny now ns ut the slnrt. )llrlitlna ('ate l'.iaiuiif it. Wsshliigton. Out. IH. Iii the United States snpreme court here mi agreement was reached between the conn ml on both sides for n Kietwuement of the hearing of the controversy list ween the states of Lntilslnua and Texas over yel low fovr ittHnttitlne until next Mon day. Tlie HMitioiiemgiit wus reaoliwl for the pttrose of allowing the full keneh to be pntsont Cellini I'll Mug AIjomI titer. Corslemia. Tex., Oct. 18. -Will Urun tlinm came In from u trip ever the western part of the county, and reports that eotten pleklng is about over In the sections be visited. The receipts by wagen;rp to date Is 19,100 bales. fsnstoi llsrrls Ud. Chicago. Oat. 18. -The death of Sen ator Utrris li anuounctd. I TOE IDWIA WINS. Dolbnla i lie Mmmrtak In Hu Wivl Hurt fur Aiiirrlrn's ( up. MAGXIPICBNT llK. Tlic imcitMii Ynchl Toiik llio Uail at (ho Vnry Shirt and the Portlier Slit Wcnl the -More Space Wits Left lift ween. T Now York. Ool. IS. In n glorious breeae, orer a windward and loowarJ course of iki udles the t'olutnbln s ored against the Hhamroek Monday In the first race of the 180 series fur the trophy. Hhe bounded across the iuush line fully n mile ami a half ahead of the olinlletiger, defoaMng her by ten mm titea nml eight seconds, corrected tithe aftor allowing the six seconds handicap which Columbia must concede to tho chnllonger on account of her lunger water line. It was n decisive contest, a inagt&l cent contest, magnificently soiled and inngulflcently won. opinion ns t j tho ISfiK. dll S X HSSSHl AtHIIII ' I I I' l-l trMililt. H merits of the two Im-its hnd been onio' what dtvldiHl nsti r suit of iholltikei during the pat two weeks. .Although tho preponderance of expert opinion never wavered in Its loynlty to the won dorful spoeil mul ability of tho white flyer, no nautical sharp expected that tho Hhnturouk would be hi ivorwholni Itigly vanquished as she was, Tho Yankee boat outgeneraled her at the start, boat her hotelesiy In windward work to the imtwurd inarch and gained ' twenty-two seconds mi tho run hoiui before the wind. There wus u good, strong lo t" 1 knot breeze, mid 11 held throughout lb" race It is undoubtedly a bitter blow to the Itngllsh. for their liojios uf lifting the cup Imvo never beoti higher situs Till-; 8IIAMIUK K tho Thistle met tlm Volunteer m 1897 Like the Hhnmrnck. she was derisively defeated In Ihe first boar's sailing The rogntlii committee, e n Jesuit of the showing made by the Columbia ate convinced that tbe . up Is safe The oltlctnl sninnmry U Coluiulila. Hhamrock Btart tl in Ofi li ui o Finish :'.ihB toilu Elapsed time I "' M Ot (t? C'orreotod time I . i W .'i 01 01 Thus Columbia wIim by ten minutes fourteen soormdi uetual ami ten minutes night second eorrertml time. The race yesterdn) was over the trlaay tnlnr cons, ten miles to the leg and hamrock will have an opportunity to show whelsl'i cm b, at her favorite paint of sslling Mr Thouta Liptt.ii took hi defeat with the spirit of a true sportsman. "It was a fair and ittare race," said he. "SVe were bssttoo fairly. No tw.' boats srer sailed a better race, and thev were e)Hally well handled, as far as I oonhl see. " WINS the' SECOND. Sliiiirfl't TttHHWtt llrek suit Hht Was Ttiweil in Anchorage, New York. Oot 18 -The Hhamrock a topiiuMt broke wlieit throe miles from stort mid was towed to anchorage. Tbe Columbia sailed over the course ulouo, passing the finish line at :, thus win ning Ihe tecum! rsoe of the aeries. The Columbia made the entire courts in 8 h-iHr Mitd 8A mlimte The next raoo will lie run Momlar KsiuIoh In it Sitae. Pottsville. Pa., Out 18 (Shortly be fore 1 1 o'clock this morning an explos ion of mine gas occurred at th llheuuudoah City oulliery, where i men were entombed. Ten have been rescued alive, but it is feared tho others an dead.