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wffc v - vx. . SliS!K2KlK JET IS EGJEffJ' T y" RZKEP2J'ECT" i ) ?. j" 3 dtjrt .H , , . ? THE BEAVER HERALD -. "J V.rf - . I ft VOLUME I. BEAVER, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1895. NUMBER 11. CURRENT COMMENT. Chicago boasts that thcro nrc 50.1 literary persons nnd poets anions her citizens. A ooveii.nmext force of 150 men will soon be set to work to survey the- In dian territory. OVF.n 3,000 women have registered in Dayton, O., and will voto for school ofllccrs next month. The cx-slnves of Atlanta, Ga., have started a movement for an organiza tion of ex-slaves throughout tho south. A NEW street car motor propelled by gas has been invented at Uerliu. It is cheaper tlmn electricity nnd has no trolley wi- 'fpffct t ;'M.T!i :i ' -vj1- i i" r o 4.III4 4JMICI - lo (Ivy.) sonooi oonru lias granted the use of about forty pub lic school buildings for the G. A. 11. en campment next September. Piiomixkxt adherents of tho lato monarchy in Hawaii have formed n club for the purposo of currying out a policy aiming at the annexation of tho Islands to the United States. TliK Pittsburgh Dispatch said of Mrs. Balllngton Itooth that alio took Pitts burgh by storm and "interested a largo number of good citizens in tho Salva tion army work in tho slums." Skchktahy Moitrox has secured tho names of a good many members of congress who bold their seed quotas for cash, and ho proposes to publish tho names in ills next annual report. Am. efforts to btop t ho beer war that has been going on at Chicago for several months have failed, and tho prospects aro that the coming season will witness the fiercest competition among the brewers of that city that has over been known. Ix Chattanooga, Tenn., Dr. II. J. Trippe, a leading physician, has cre ated a bensatipn in the medical profes sion by curing a man who had been bitten by a mad dog by hypnotic in fluences. Tho patient was in a fron sled condition bordering on madness. Secjietahy Mourox recently said that tho demand for apples grown in tho United States had always been in 3xeess of tho supply. Tho United Kingdom of England alone, during tho nine months ended September, 1894, paid tho orchards of the United Statu; 2,500,000. Tiik ofllccrs of tho United States irmy will probably wear metallic nglcs on the front of their hats, the question being tinder advisemeul imong the head ofllclals of the war do Dartment, nnd it Is understood tho project Is very favorably regarded by Many of them. A majohity of tho members of the Professional Women's league who at tended tho weekly meeting nt Now i'ork recently declared at tho close of in animated discussion their intention jf nrraytng themselves against tho ivave of hypnotism which was swoop ing over the land. Caft. Wii.dk, naval secretary of tho lighthouse board, recently returned to Washington from Now York, where ho ivent to witness the test of a new tele phono device designed to establish jominunl.-ation between the shore and i ship nt bea. The experiment was tried at Sandy Hook. Capt. Wlldo lays tho test was eminently satis factory and that communication bo 'ween a ship two hundred miles at sea ind tho shoro is entirely feasible Gex. Hf.niiy Hahxdk.v, tho officer of the union nrmy who captured Jeffer ton Davis, president of tho confederacy, it tho closu of tho rebellion, was in Chattanooga, Tonn., on the 2flth with tho Wisconsin commission to locate the po rtions of tho troops of that state in Iho Chickamaugn National Military jark. "It is not true,", said he, "that President Davis was in woman's nttiro a'hen captured. It was a cold, morn .ng, nbout daybreak, when I arrested aim, nnd ho had n woman's shawl oror ills shoulders. The story about hoop ikirts Is totally false." As if the unfortunate cotton planter bad not enough to contend with In natural forces tho science of chemistry has been invoked to enter the competi tion against tho great staple. The United States consul at Ghent, Pel rlum, in n special report to tho stato lepartmcnt at Washington, describes a new process of making artificial cot Ion, which lias been remarkably sue scssful, tho produce being much heaper than the natural cotton and possessing most of its qualities. Tho basis is wood pulp, which is changed into pure cellulose nnd spun Into thread ind then woven Into cloth. A company has been formed in Now fork for the purposo of selling elec tricity. Mr. Rich, one of tho officers, jays: "There aro thousands of persons tvho would like to run sewing machines or coffee grinders by electricity or to burn nu electric light. They can now bo accommodated. Wo intend to sell elec tricity exactly as tho milk man sells milk. Wo first supply tho cells. When the current is used up tho maid will put the empty or exhausted cells In tho hallway or beside the basement door, and our man, ns he makes his morning rounds, will collect them and leave freshly charged ones in their place." Eveuy other political issue appears to have been lost bight of in the face of tho nction tho Dominion government has taken toward re-establishing sepa rate schools, which wero taken nway from the Itomin Catholics in Manitoba by the government of that province in 1600. The Roman Catholics of Canada number 43 per cent, of the whole popu lation and us tho grievances of tho Roman Catholics of Manitoba aro shared by the other Catholics of tho Dominion, it may bo seen that tho fight for redress will be a bitter one, with the full force aud influence of tho Orange element arrayed against them. NEWS OF TIIE WEEK.' Gloanod By Tolograph and Mall. FKRSnXAX. AND I'OMTICAU A dispatch from Kobe said that Li Hung Chnng, tho Chinese peace envoi', was making good progress""townrd re covery from the effects of tho bullet wound in his face inllletcd by Moynma Kokunosuki. Tho wound hnd devel oped no dangerous symptoms. The would-bo assassin was reported to bo o lunatic. Thiiei: special trains having on board nearly 400 members of tho rclchstng nnd of the Prussian diet went to Fred richsrubo on tho 2Sth to visit Prince Ulnnarck. Hcrr von Kbqllor, president "inAs .lower luUK,Sf"Utb. iito-lttu. diet, made a speech congratulating Prince llismnrck upon tho approach ing anniversary of ills birth. Emperor William was expeetod to visit Prlnco Hlsmarck on tho 2Gth. A uisfatcii from Shanghai states that tho Corcan government refuses to ac cept a loan from Japan with tho condi tion attached to it that it bo repaid in five yoars. Mixibtkh TiiunsTOX, tho Hawnilan representative nt Washington, has de cided to leave tho United States with out wnltlng for nny formal notleo from his government to return. Ho will take the steamer at San Francisco April 4 for Honolulu. Nothixq ofllclal has boon recolved nt the stato department at Washington nbout cx-Unlted States Consul Waller, reported to have been Imprisoned by tho French in Madagascar. It was not thought nt the stato department that ho had surrendered his American citl zenship. MISCntXANEOCS. Wyckoff, Minn., n town of COO in habitants, has been almost completely wiped out by fire. It is situated on tho South Minnesota railroad, nbout TO miles west of La Crosse. Ix Pittsburgh. Pa., tho five-story malt house at Walnwright's brewery, collapsed. The weight of tho grain stored in the upper lloor, caused tho disaster. Tho loss will bo 815,000. Everyone in tho building escaped. The northwestern portion of St. Augustine, Fla., was swopt by flro on the 28th, destroying forty-nine resi dences and business houses, beside? Several smaller structures, entailing a loss of 8100,000, with littlo insurance. A largo portion of the residences de stroyed were owned by poor people, nnd mnny famlllos wero homeless. Tiik federal ofllclals in San Francisco have unearthed a gang of forgers or ganized to flood the country with bogus Chlnoso registration papers. Tho ring secured forged certificates which defy almost tho inspection of the United States ofllccrs themselves. Its mem bers include Chinese ns well ns white men. The reservoir of Ditch Co., on cnBt gave way. It was thcro was enough tho Grand Valley Hi Ho creek. Col., not quite full, but water, mud and rocks to cover and destroy for this season all tho ranches for 5 miles along tho creek. Tho flood struck tho Rio Grnndo Junction railroad, carrying nway two bridges, a milo npart, nnd covering the trnck with mud and rocks for half n mile. Fohkbt llrcs were reported doing much dnmago to farms and farm prop erty in llrown county, Ind. UxiVEnsrrr and high school profess ors of all ages nnd representing many of tho leading educational Institutions of the Unltod States attonded the clas sical conference which opened at Ann Arbor, Mich., on tho 57th. Tiik southbound night express on tho Queen & Crescent railroad which left Cincinnati was stopped by six men near Greonwood, Ky. Tho railroad officials had received warning of n probable hold-up nnd three detectives wero in the express car nnd ns soon as the train stopped tho officers engaged the bandits in a bharp conflict. Three men were killed and three got away, but wero thought to bo wounded. Tiik business section of Oregon, 111., was destroyed by Are. Loss, 850,000. PliAiniK fires have raged for soveral days on tho Otoe and Poncn Indian reservations and a number of wigwams have been burned in the Otoe reser vation andono Indian papoose perished. The llrcs have done great damage. Dispatches recolved fiom Shanghai said thnt there wero thirty-eight case? of cholera in one day among the Japan eso troops at Port Arthur. Ax oil stove exploded in tho house of J. C. Nelson nt West Superior, Wis., fatally burning a baby and a 15-year-old boy. Mrs. Nelson and another son wero seriously burned. Johx Pai.avaxt, n boarder nt the house of William Lewis, at Newcastlo, Pa., wnlked into tho cellar with o lighted match when an explosion took place which wrecked tho house and knocked Palavant insensible. Ills clothing caught fire and he was fatally burned beforo being rescued by Lewis. Mrs. Lewis and three children were thrown to the floor by tho forco of the explosion, and badly Injured. Aiu.ix, tho 4-year-old daughter of Fred Garrett, n morchant of Littlo Rock, Ark., was burned to a crisp on the 20th. She played with matches nnd ignited her clothes. The Presbyterian Sunday school mis sionaries completed their annual con ference at Detroit, Mich., on the 35th, The meeting was devoted principally to n discussion of tho necessity for more men in tho field. Tho Gospel Chariot, published at Topeka, Kan., was Indorsed as tho representative paper of tho organization. The Waller house, a hotel at Central lake, Mich., burned recently, unmet Miller tho porter, was cremated nnd tho other inmates narrowly escaped with their lives. A fiiu: broke out in tho Hell clothing house at Chicago in the busiest portion of the day, nnd the flames ran through the building like a train of powder. Several persons were badly injured in trying to escape. Tho loss on tho build ing was S10.OJO and on stock 8150,009. Tho building was insured for J30,OCr and the stock for SSO.OOO. Sam McWim.iams alias "Verdigris Kid," nnd Georgo Sanders, nn outlaw of lesser note, wero killed nt llraggs, I. T while robbing Madden's store. The bodies were tnkon to Fort Smith, Ark., nnd delivered to Marhhnl Crump, that the government reward of S-J50 for the body of "Verdigris" might be collected. Joe Morris, n clerk, was also mortally wounded in the ntlray. Tin: entire business part of Canasor nga, N. Y., nnd thirty dwellings wro burned on the 2Sth. Tho village had only tho most primitive means of fight ing the ilamcs. Not until n special train had arrived from llorncllsvllle with two companies of firemen was the progress of tho flro checked. Half the people aro homeless. Tho loss wlH bo 8103,000, with only nbout half covered by insurnncc. No llvesworo lostt but many persons wero injured. The thirty gtrls contlncd nt tho stato home for juvenile female offenders nt Chicago took ndvantage of tho pros snee of tho representatives of the board if management to show what they ould do In tho way of rioting on the esth. They smashed uearly nil the crock try In the houso, broke windows, throw the contents of tho pantry nbout tho premises nnd filled tho nir with shouts. It required -three wagon loads of police to .quell tho riot, and It was necessary to carry tho majority of tho girls to their rooms by main strength, and to leave a policeman on guard throughout tho night at the door of each room oc cupied by the girls. Tho outbreak was caused by tho alleged partiality shown by the management to one of the girls. Malcolm & WATEitnunY, bucket shop traders, being short on pork, liavo failed. Their Hnbllitles in Chi cago were small, but In Iowa, it was said, they would reach 850,000, and in Omaha 80,000. The firm did nn oxten slvo business In Illinois, Missouri, Ne braska and Iown, and had a number of branch offices In those states. The Commercial bank at Cincinnati has closed up. Tho bank was one of the oldest in that city, but had long been weak. Ten persons were arraigned nt Water ford, Ireland, charged with murdering n woman. Tho evidence showed that Mrs. Clcary was sick and her husband and father and the others, supposing licr to bo bewitched, forced n noxious concoction down her throat nnd hold her over n Are until she was dreadfully burned. The torture next day wns re peated by pouring oil over her body and then lighting it nnd sho was burned to death. Tho husband and others thought they were burning a witch and that sho would disappear up tho chimney. A special dispatch from Hong Kong, China, says that tho plague ha broken out At Knowloon in virulent form. Ix Greenville, Miss., flro destroyed the Planters oil mill owned by Dolta planters nnd merchants. Tho plant cost S112.000, nnd tho product nnd stock on hand was valued at 80,000, covered by 872.000 insurance. Two masked robbers held up a Flor ence & Cripple Creek passenger train near Vinton, Col., on the S3d, robbing tho passengers nnd mall and express cars. From tho two latter they got nothing of value, but tho passenger? wero robbed of nbout S1.O00, besides a largo number of watches, rings and diamonds. EvF.it since non-union men wero brought to Ttirentura, Pa., to take tho places of tho strikers at C. L. Flaccus' glass works numerous fights have taken place, nnd hnvo culminated in tho murder of Mr. Sutton, n non-union man, who. In company with three com panions was met by a mob armed with fence rails and revolvers. Sutton was heaten into insensibility and died from the effects. THIS LATKST. Wasiiixotox, March 31. Although It Is said at the White House that tho telegram from Governor Morrill, urg tho president to oxtend protection to ex-Unltod States Consul Waller, a citi zen of Kansas reported to be imprison ed in Madagascar by ordor of n French court marshal, has not yet been re ceived; tho president, has decided to net in tho mutter, and cnll for 11 leport of all the circumstances ns originally ropot ted. Lawiiexce, Kan., March 31. The body of Captain John E. Dodj.'e was found dead in tho Duuknrd cemetery three miles south of this city Frldny night. Ily his side wns h shot gun and death had resulted from n wound made by it. A no to in his pocket showed that ho had suicided. The deed was committed nt the sldo of the grave of the dead man's wife. He whs u well-known character about the country und a heavy drinker. Foivr Scott, Knii , March 31. Sheriff Allen has received word that threats of lynching Noah Strevll ure being made in tho lieighboihcod where his father, Slowart Stievil, was murdered, nnd extra guards have been placed about the jail to be continued iud-il-nltely. Tho prisoner will not tay what lie thinks of his wife's confession but assert- that he can prove hi ln nocence. Ciiekokee, Knn , March 31. Jacob Kartell, proprietor of the Huntington hotel, committed bulcide last night. Strong drink and domestic troubles aro alleged to bo the cause. Lexington, Ky., March 31. Andrew J. Campbell, secretary of tho chamber of commerce, president of the Humane society und n leading Sre insurance man, was shot and killed in n myster ious manner at his hor.io nt daybreak yesterday. It is sunposod that burg lars were in tho house and iq n scuffle with them he wns shot nnd killed. Blood hounds will run the atsasins down. Toi'EKA, Knn., March 31. The gov ernor yesterday appointed J. W. Chal linger, Kansas City, state accountant, salary 81,500. Clialllnger is at present employed in Fowler's packing house. Wellixotox, Kan., March 30. Miss rhursey Logan was seriously burned by n r;akollno explosion last night. Her recovery is very doubtful. LOST HER LIFE. A Woman Saves Hor Parents and Is Cremated with Her Child. (V MUCH AFFLICTED FAMILY. Pncnmonln Nearly Wipe Out n IIourhotd I'norcupled laintt In Omaha tu llo L"cd for tho l'oort Kducator nnd tho Clanlc. Nr.w Yonic, March 80. At North port, L. I., about 5:45o'clock this morn ing flro broke out In tho houso of Israel Hlgby, n wealthy farmer, Mrs. William Rceycs, his daughter, 'md her 14-year-old daughter, Hrtttie. Mrs. Reovcs, awakened by tho smell of smoke, ran across tho street to n neigh bor for help. Then realizing that her mother and father nnd her child wero in the burning build lug, Mrs. Reeves ran back to render them nsslstaucc. She first ran to tho bedroom where her mother and father wero asleep and succeeded in getting them from tho burning building. Then she dashed bnck Into tho burning building to savo her daughter. That was tho last seen of her until tho charred remains of mother and child were found after tho firo had bcon ex tinguished. A .Much Allltrtrd rninlly. Jefff.usoxville, Ind., March no. Of tho Whltson family living nt Brldge port, Henry Whltson died two weeks ago from pneumonia, airs. John .Mc Cory, his sister nnd nurse, died two dnys later, and her sister, Ann Lutz, who nursed them nil, is now dead from the same disease. Several remaining members of tho family nro sick. Omaha tu II mo City Farm. Omaha, Neb., March 30. Some of Omaha's largest land owners have agreed to allow large, unoccupied tracts of land within the city limits to bo used for sustaining tho poor of tho city. Tho work will bo done iudcr tho charge of tho associated charities. lMiK-iitors mill tho Clumtlc. Axx Aitnoit, Mich., 'March SO. In the classical conference attended by rep resentative educators from many states yesterday resolutions wero adopted In favor of six years' course in Latin aud three in Greek In the high schools. WAHNINU 'lt FilANCi:. Cnslnnd Strongly ItonniU Aggrettlonf on Its African Ijimli. Loxdox, March 30. A statement which Sir Edward Grey, parliamentary secretary of the foreign office, made in the house of commons last night that tho advance of tho French into tho territory of the upper Nllo valley be longing to tho Royal Niger Co. and thereforo under British protection would bo nn unfriendly net and that It was well known to Franco that Grent Britain would bo regard It, Is causing a profound sensation hero and on the continent. Sir Edward's announcement, which, was read from notes believed to havo been written by the secretary of stato for foreign nffalrs, is looked upon as revealing tho extremely critical rela tions now existing between Franco nnd Groat Rrltalu. ' Tho fact that tho statement was prepared in writing be forehand, emphasizes tho seriousness of tho situation and bhows that overy word embodies tho views of tho cabi net, which considered the matter yes terday. llKlIKli:.-) IN A TKL'ST. Illinois Sci'iUnrJ Will Look Into Method 111 Vocue Ht St. I.nuln. SrmxoFiEi.D, 111., Maich 30. In the 6tato senate to-day Mr. Campbell of fered a resolution charging thnt the St. Louis Hridgo Co., the Merchants' bridge at St. Louis, tho Illinois aud St. Louis Uridgo Co.. tho St. Louis Merchants' Hridgo Terminal railway nnd tho Terminal Railroad associa tion of St. Louis, nnd other railroad and bridge companies havo bcon formed into n trust wherob3, by co operntlng together, they practice fraud nnd extortion upon merchants and shippers, who nro compelled to patron ize these companies, which nro con ducted in violation of criminal and civil Inws. Tho resolution provldei for the nppointment of nn investigating committee of five. Itjran and 1'urtell. Kaxsas City, Mo., March 30. Paddj Purtell received a telegram from Charles E. ("Parson") Davieslast night, accepting tho terms ottered for ud eight-round set-to with Tommy Ryan, to take place in Kansas City on April 8, und Purtell's manager, Ryo Good win, expects to build up n general ath letic show of which tho feature will b tho Purtoll-Ryan bout. OfllelaU Moved Too Soon. Mexico, Mo., March 30. Tho official of Montgomery county are to be Buod on their bonds because of the illegal removal of the county records from Danville to Montgomery City, several weeks ago. While tho case was pend ing In tho supreme court scores of peo ple went to Danville to record deeds and found no officials thero. Challlnor Made State Accou-.tant. Toi-KKA, Knn., March 30. Gov. Mor rill has appointed J. W. Challlnor, of Kansas City, to bo sto& accountant. Tho ofllco was created l-y net of the legislature during it recent session. The salary is 82,000 a year, which shall include all travolluff and. other ex penses. A l'rlate Kamal Hank iioied. Toi'kka, Kan., March 3Q. Rank Com missioner Hreldenthal has received no tice of the suspension of the Rank of Canton, McPherson county, tho prop erty of two brothers named Gray. Its capital Is 80,000 nnd its deposits, when it made its last report, wero about 817,000. American lluylnc Foreign Wool. Loxdox, March SO. Thcro was n good selection of wool offered nt tho wool miction sales to-day and prices were well maintained. America was a heavy buyer. Tho number of bales of fered was 15,597, of which S00 wero withdraw a. NOTED MURDER CASE. Trial of tlm Taylor lirnther C barged with MurilrrliiE the Mnck Family In I.I1111 County, .Mi. The Ntate Hr.tn. Cahiiolltox, Mo., March 2S. Tho trial of William P. nnd George Taylor, charcrcd with the murdor of tho Mocks family In Linn county ou- tho night of May 10, 1391, commenced In this city yesterday before Judge Ruekcr. Tho murder of tho family with tho excep tion of tho little daughter who miracu lously escaped, hor story after cscapluff charging tho dofendiints with tho crime, tho flight of tho Tnylor broth ers, their subsequent capture, nnd tho promlucnco of tho accused nro facts al ready familiar to tho general render. Tho trial comes hero on chango of venuo from Linn county. When tho nccused wero brought Into court yester- day morning thoy wore neatly dressed, 1 hnving the nppenrnnco of well to do business men. Tho jury was easily se cured. T. M. llrcsuohun, prosecutor of Linn county, read tho Indictment und m ado n brief statement of tho state's case, In which ho said that it would bo proved boyond n doubt tho Taylors murdered the Meeks family. Ho re ferred to tho murders as tho most atrocious that had over been commit ted In Missouri. Tho attorneys for tho defense announced their readiness for trial. Several persons who wero present when tho bodies of the mur dered family wore fouud in tho hay stack were introduced as preliminary witnesses. Mrs. Mnrthn Meeks, motlicr of the murdered man, took tho stand nnd told in n straightforward manner what sho know of her son and family going away with thu Taylors and tho subsequent finding of tho bodies. Roth the state and defense are represented by the lawyers. THE 8TATF. 11E9TS. CAJtnoi.T.Tox, Mo., March 29. Inter est In tho trial of tho Taylor brothers, charged with tho murder of the Meeks family, has grown to fevor heat. Where ono person sa in tho courtroom Wednesday two stood yesterday. Fully one-third of tho spectators wero women, nnd they stood tho heat nnd crush patiently. W. II. Jones, of Rrownlng, testified thnt nt 8 o'clock on the evening of Mny 10 ho saw 11111 Taylor put somo quilts in George's wagon nnd then Georgo drove nwny. Tho next morning nt 5 o'clock Jones, who lives next door to Rill Tnylor, saw him washing his faco nnd hands in a tub of water and brush ing something from his clothes. James McClintoek, who lives 4 miles from Rrownlng, on tho road from Rrownlng to Milan, met George Tay lor's team In tho road at 10 o'clock on the night of tho murder. Rill Taylor was on tho soat with Georgo nnd thoy were driving toward Milan, whero Gus Meeks lived. John Hopo, a 15-year-old boy, was with McClintoek, and ho corroborated his testimony. Hope knew 11111 Tay lor well and knew It wns he, ho said. Mrs. John Carter, to whoso homo Ncllio Meeks first went when sho crawled out of tho straw stack, was put on tho stand. Sho is 53 years old and lives with her son Frank, whoso houso Is 175 yards from tho straw stack where tho dead bodies of tho Mocks family wero found. Mrs. Carter sent her 0-ycar-old boy, Jimmlo, to seo If there wero any bodies In tho straw, nnd sho stood nt the door nnd wn tched him. Sho saw Georgo Taylor harrowing near the stack, aud Jlmmle went to him nnd Taylor stopped the harrow a moment. Thon ho drove tho horses nt n trot to his barn and took tho boy with lihn. In n few moments Jimmlo went back nnd Mrs. Carter sent him and Nolllo over to tho straw stack, and she went to tho lino fenco and watched thorn. She saw them dig In tho straw, and thon littlo Nelllo throw up hor elasped hands nnd cried; "Oh, mamma and papa; oh, mamma and papal" Jimmy Carter was the next witness nnd his testimony ngreed with th'at of Mrs. Carter. Ho said that when ho started for tho straw stack, ho found Georgo Taylor harrowing und told him n littlo girl had found some dead peo ple in tho straw stuck. He- asked Taylor to go and hilp him And them, but Georgo took him to tho barn and made him hold tho team while ho ran in tho house. lie came out quickly, saddled a horse and drove off, but be fore going, nskod Jimmy: "Did tho littlo girl say anything nbout her pa nnd ma?" Jimmlo told him she did nnd Taylor rodo off toward Rrownlng. At the afternoon session J. L. Hnrrs was called. He was working for Georgo Taylor at the tlmo of the Meeks mur der, lie spent tho night of May 10 nt the houso of Dave Gibson, and re turned to Georgo Taylor's house at sunrise tho morning tho Meeks' bodies wero found. He found Georgo Tay lor washing mud from tho horses' legs. After breakfast Harris hitched the team to tho wagon nt the barn door and George Taylor scraped tho mud from the wheels. Then Harris drove the tenm nnd .wagon to tho timber, 3 miles distant, where he was to do somo work. When he removod the wagon body from tho wagon ho found blood on the wagon bed and nn nttempt had been made to wash it off with coal oil. Thero were big clots of blood on rho coupling polo of tho wagon, too. It was thick, but 'not dried, and np l;ered to be not more than a few hourf'old. Will Harris was workHg in tho timber nt 9 o'clock Georgo Mid Rill Taylor rode up on horseback, dis mounted hurriedly aud disappeared on foot in the timber. After the introduction of soveral other witnesses to complete tho chain of evidence tho stute rested. The Mitloh Commtulon. Wasiiixotox, March 23. Tho secre tary of war has ordered the Shiloh commission, consistingof Col. Cornelius Cadlc, chairman. Gen. Don Carlos Rueli nnd Col. R. F. Looney, of Tennessee, to meet nt Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., on April 2, when the commission ivill be organized nnd will remain on the battlefield until after the reunion of April 5 and 0, making a thorough in spection of the battlefield and noting the various locations as they will be marked by tho representatives of the 253 different organizations that took nart iu the battle. HAD mil BANDITS. Train Robbora Lod Into tv Trap Kontuoky. In rhry Until Up n Train nml Are Shot Duti'rtUti Di'iporato I'lcht with Outlaw In the Imllan Terri toryTwo Kllloil. by ' Gnr.r.xwoon, Ky., March 23. One of tho most daring and nt tho same tlmo most unsuccessful attempts at train robbery occurred nt 2s30 a. tn. yester dny in tho southern part of Kentucky, when six men undertook to rob tho southbound trnln No. S, Queen & Cres cent, which loft Cincinnati nt 8 p. m. Tuesday. Ono of tho W was killed ouirigm, nnoiner iiieti nt 4 o ciocic yes terday morning, nnd n third, giving tho iinmo of Miller, died In Cumberland Fnlls. Tho othor threo outlaws have not been heard from. Tho train wa? delayed notmoro than ten minutes nnd reached Chattanooga at S n. in. yestar dny on tlmo. Tho reason for this summary dis posal of u body of train robbers it found in tho fact that homo tidings of tholr purposo had bcon given to tho railroad or express authorities, nnd that Mr. T. R. Griffin, who serves ns superintendent of police on tho South ern road, Kud with him two trusty ns glstants. The train had just reached tho bouth ond of tunnel No. 0, which Is n mile north of Greenwood, when t'10 robbers signnlcd it to stop. They had icarcoly disclosed tholr purposo until Mr. Griffin and his assistants ou tho train began olTcnslvo operations nnd In ten minutes threo of tho robbers had bitten tho dust, tho other threo had flown nnd tho trnln was speeding on Its way. Not n single Injury was suf fered by anyone on tho train. Of course tho trcasuro in care of tho Adams Express Co.'s messenger was entirely safe. Outlaw Killed. Fout Smith, Ark., March 29. Sam MeWllllams, alias "Verdigris Kid," Sam Rutler nnd George Sanders, rodo into llraggs, 9 miles cast of Fort Gib bon, nt 7 o'clock yesterday morning nnd began robbing tho town. T. J. Madden went out tho back door of tho store aud hurried to Johnson Manning, deputy sheriff, 1 milo nwny, and gnvo the alarm. Manning and Hiram Stevens, another Indian deputy, carao back nnd found tho out laws nt Madden's store. A flcrco light ensued between tho deputy sher iffs nnd tho outlaws. MeWllllams and Snndcrs woro killed, nnd Rutler was wounded, but ho mod" his escape. Joo Morris, clerk for Maddou, wns shot through the abdomen nnd mortally wounded. Tho bodlos of the outlaws woro brought hero nt noon to got tho reward of 8250 oflorcd for MeWllllams, who is hotter known ns "Verdigris Kid," nnd who wns n sldo part ner of Jim French. On his body was found a pistol taken from a doputy at tho Corrota robbery. Ruz Lucky wns on trlnl for tho bamo rob bery when the body arrived, nnd was convicted an hour lntor. Sanders has been a desperado for several years, but had just joined Verdigris Kid's baud. Rill Cook was brought out of jail and identified MeWllllams. These nro the Inst of tho outlaws who became famous .is bandits in this section last year. Ml tho balance havo been killed or captured. THE WALLER CASE. Nothing Ofllrlnl Itocelvml nt Washington About tho h.jc-l'oniul. Wasiiixotox, March 28. It was1 said At tho white house yesterday after noon that the telegram from Gov. Mor rill, of Kansas, urging the president to take uctivo measures ut once for tho protection and roloaso of ex-United States Consul Waller, reported to havo been unjustly imprisoned by tho French government in Madagascar, under sentence of a court-innrtlal, nad not yet been received by tho president. Tho stnto department has had no confirmation of the report from United States Consul Wetter at Tntnntnve, nor from Mr. Cnmpbell, out consul nt Mauritius, which is the near est cublo point to Madagascar. It is nrobablo that tho eovcruor's message may cause tho state department was twice sent to the general confer to cable to ono of these consuls for enco of the Methodist church in this an account of tho affair, instead of watting until n report comes to hand through the malls from this re mote point, which, though It might be sufficient In ordinary cases, would hardly meet the requirements of a caso involving the imprisonment of an American ctizcn. EX-OFFICIALS ARRAIGNED. ro Colorado llonio JiiTratlgatliic Com mlttre Itepnrt Unlawful l'raetlio. Dkxveii, Col., Mareh 23. Tho houso Investigating committee submitted its report to-day. It arraigns tho ex- secretary of stato, attorney-general, ex luperlntendent of public Instruction, ex-state boiler inspector and the pres ent fish commissioner, Calltcottc, for irregular and unlawful practices. The stato printing Job is fully ven ttlatcd, tho report saying: "We find gross extravagance and carelessness to. have prevailed in the matter of giving orderu to the stato, printer for print ing." A clerk In the secretary ol state's office, under regular salary, the committee finds, received 81,000 as ex tra compensation for work performed in six months, with tho aid of his daughter. Halting l'eutlun. Wasiiixotox, Mnrch 29. All neces sary steps for putting into effect tho recent legislation raising nil pensions below SO to that rating have been tak en by the pension bureau. Low rate pensioners whose names are borne on tho rolls of the Buffalo, Chicago, Concord, Des Moines, Milwaukee and Pittsburgh agencies will receive the 83 rating on April 4, and all like pensions in other jurisdictions will be advanced nt the next payment in their district. Tho change will bo nbout Sl.500,000 to tho pensiou expenditures, nnd the cases of ubout 40.0Q0 pensioners will bo affected. NAUGHTY GIRLS. I uvenlln Female Illoter Smnnll Thine In the 8tatn Home at Chicago. Chicago, March 29. Threo members af the board of trustees of tho stato homo for juvenile female offenders were given n practical Illustration yes terday evening of tho Insubordination which hns reigned among the inmates for several weeks past. Mrs. Charles Hcnrotln, Mrs. J. D. Harvey nnd Mrs. 3. M. Holt spent the afternoon t tho homo, nnd took supper with tho Inmatod. The thirty girls confined thcro took advantage of the prcsenco of tho representatives of tho board 6f management to show what thoy could do In tho way of rlotlnjr. They succeeded so well that they imashed nearly all tho crockery inthd house, dismantled tho dining-room furniture, broko windows, threw the contents of tho pantry about tho premises, filled thu uir with shouts and then rofuscd to go to their rooms ut tho command of the police. It required three wagon loads of pollco to quell tho riot, nnd it was found necessary to carry the majority of tho girls to their rooms by main strength, aud to lcavo n pollccmau on guard throughout tho night at tho door of each room occupied by tho girls. Tho outbreak was the result of a meeting held by tlm girls in tho nftcr noon, when it was decided to show by breaking tho furniture resentment for tho partiality shown by the manage ment, ns claimed by tho girls, for Mamie Davis, who was allowed to go to her homo. Mamie Davis, Iho girls claim, wad the ring leader nmong them, nnd when sho Wns allowed to go home tho others do ;ldcd totako a'dvantagoof the prcsenco at tho members of the board of man agement to show tholr resontment for the nllcgcd partiality. During the riot Mrs. Henrotln and the other ladles wero forced to remain In the room nnd witness the riot, tho girls having lockca tho doors. NOW IT IS NEBRASKA. The Attempt to Supprrts n Member Leads to it Itow In the Senate, Lincoln, Neb., March 29. Tho sen ate was tho scene of great confusion rcsterday afternoon by n personal cn sountor between Senator Stewart and tho sergennt-nt-nrms, which precipl tntcd a free fight between n num ber of senators and bystanders. Senator Stewart was called to srder while speaking on tho tax bill, and upon his ignoring the chair the scrgcunt-at-arms was called in. Ho refused to sit down nnd the two aicn scuffled for a moment; then the. icrgcnnt-at-arms grasped the senator's long chin whiskers with his right hand. In the mcnntlmo the senators and spectators had gathered in a ;ircle around tho struggling, men. Senator Jeffries, a populist, excited ly elbowed his way through the crowd to tho center and undertook to assault tho sergeant-at-arms. Sena tors McKcoby nnd Hitchcock at once forced him back to his scat. Dale,, mother populist senator, sprang into tho melco, and grasped tho sergeant-it-nrms. Sonator Sloan threw himself upon Dale, nnd with the assistance of Senator Hitchcock, forced him bnck to his chair. No other senators under took to interfere nnd tho fight was snded. - PIONEER MISSIONARY DEAD. The Senior MethodUt Worker In China Undismayed by Heathen Mob. Topeka, Kan., Maroh 28. J. W. Moore, of Marlon county, member of tho live stock sanitary commission, has received news of the death at Poo Chow, China, of his brother-in-law. Iter. Nathan Sites, the senior mission ary in the Methodist Episcopal church In China. Ho went out first in 1831, ac companied by his wife, nnd was one of tho most successful missionaries in tho field, On one occasiouwhoQ en tering a new district where the officials were particularly hostile to Christian ity, he was set upon by a mob and left for dead, but soon recovered nnd re sumed his work. He was thoroughly master of the Chlneso language, and when not presiding over the confer euces in that country he ncted as in terpreter for the presiding bishop. He country, bringing with him upon ono occasion Rev. Dr. Slu Sck Ong, whom ho introduced to- President Cleveland. A SAVINGS BANK SUSPENDS. i The Oldest Financial Inltltutlon of Now Hanipthlro Cloie It Door. Nashua, N. II., March 23. The Nashua savings bank, for forty-one years the pride of New Hampshire, re garded us safe and sound as the rock of Gibraltar, has closed its doors, and will probably never resume business. The institution has 52,700,000 in aeposit, ' nnd its depositors outnumber those of any othor bank in the stato. IU de- poHors-vjcro inanity poor peopic, uuu the excitement last night among me mill help over the announcemennt of the suspension wns Intense. The bank was heavily loaded with western farm mortgages, nnd it barely struggled through the panic of 1S93, when a run wns made on it. Th yast six month' losses on real estate under foreclosure were 815,000, and inability to collect in terest and notes on western holdings, followed by the demands of depositors, has left it with little ovallnble cash ani? quick nssots. EXPRESS CAR LOOTED. An Iron Mountain Train Held Up r Wll llaiumlllc, 51ft Little Rock, Ark., Marches. Train No. 51 on the Iron Mountain was. held up by robbers about 10 o'clock lut night just north of Wllliamsvllle, Mo., 18 miles north of Poplar Itluffs, Ma, by two men. Tho robbers cut off the mull, express aud baggage cars and ran about. mile and robbed the ex press car. It is not known what booty the robbers, got. The conductor lo t his wateh'andmouey nndlt Jssuppooed tho pssygers were also robbed, 1 ut details of the hold-up have not beou received nt-this hour 1 -d m M VI ! i oJ J