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BISBEE, ARIZONA, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 17, 1900.
Number 109 VOLUME IV w a r, ti 4' V WHQW IN MEXICO I People Were Startled for a While. .DAMAGE WAS VERY .SLIGHT. , , VRcd HaiiVilljanf lays Havoc, on the High Seas and Escapes. t City op Mexico, May 17. An earth . (make at 1:30 vesterilav afternoon hud , two difiitjnpt shockof nfteen.anQ twen- , ly, seeona.eacn. vJNO,ciamage ws uuuo ( except thatl it cracked the walla Tho peo ple ran in.to streets In crpwds, " falling Von their knees nnd.crosslng themselves. ..There was. a petrcepunie wjave .mqou t of tho earth and a, nuhjber ,of older buildings fell. Quiet was restored aft,er a short interval und business was re ' suraed. - BLOODY WORK. I An Insane; Man Takes Possession of ' " ",a,Ship. Stockholm, May lT.Tho. Swedish . Bteauref Prince Clmrjes imt in hero to- t day, bearing indications of an txtraor- dinary; tragedy. ' The decka and cabins of tno'.' vessel were blood" smeared and scattered everywhere. It hvems that ,' early last evening an unknown miul- man, with a reeolver, r,an a-muck on the .steamer and shot dead five persons . almost before ttiey realized his inten- ' tlons. ,Tho captain, sprang, upon the x m'an,(but,tho flatter; shot him and killod hlin with' a bullet,' The "lunatic thou ieloaded jhis revolver and, going on d,eck, wounded six of tho crew. Oth- . ers of thship's' company were by this time completely cowed and' no further atteppt was made "j.o capture ( the man, ' , who launched a life boat and escaped. , MARRIED f OR BUSINESS REASONS. Disclosure by the Widow of Reuben fc "v " " ' Whitemaiu GENESEO, N. Y., May 17.An un expected 'discloruro was made yester day in proceedings for tho final settle ment of acoounls of Clara Whiteman. Jibbs, administratrix of the estate of Itouben Whiteman. father of ex-Sen-, ator 'Alonzo J. Whiteman, who is now ' under charges of forgery at Chicago. " Itouben Whiteman-died in 1898, Jeaving ".a will which disposed of an estate '-valued at WOO, 000. The will provided that tho interests given .to the children should not invest in them until after ' ' remarriage of the widow. 4 ' Tho widow appeared in tho surro- ;gato s court yestoruuv ana presented a certificate of her marriage to James 'Lindslcy in 1805. She said that tho marriage contract had been entered into for business purposes only, that no announcement had ever been mado of it and that this was tho firsi intimation .given to the public that sho had ro married. The estate can now be bet tied without further dehiy. Ex-Sen-.ator Whiteman has reloaded his in terest in the property to his sister, Mrs. .Gibbs. MINISTERS' ASSOCIATION. .Wriginia Preachers Deny Serious Ai- ' ' legations. NOUFOLK, Va., May 17 Tho preach u'rs of tho Norfolk Minihteis' ashocia .tion of the Virginia eonfoiuico of tho .A. M. K. chuich, characterizes as un true tho rict'iitchargu mado bj Bishop .James A Handy that many of the min isters of th Virginia conference are j drunkards, immoral and unlit to preach : the gospel. A Lenient Trust. New Yokk, May 17. Thero is n "change in tho price of white paper for newspaper ue. A fw weeks ago It was difficult to close a contract at three conts a pound. Now It is being offered in tho market at 2J oentx. Mafeking Relieved. London, May 17. Sir KUmjii, M. P., announced In one of tho lobbies of the houso of commons tills noon that. Mafek ing had been rello ed Tho statement causod a tremendous excitement. Ab yet, however, the war ollloo Juas jjpt xoolinned the report. MILE.LONO PETITION. Residents of Australia Object to Tax ation Without Representation. London, May 17. A petition to tho Queen, from tho l'esidents of tho Wes trallan gold fields, praying for separa ratlon from tho earlier settled parts of West Australia, has arrived In Lodon. It bears 28,023 signatures and fills a mllo of paper. It is inclosed in a hand bomo casket ,of polished Australian woods, which has a koy made of Kal goorilo gold. It is understood that the grievances of the pioneers are practically identi cal with those of tho Transvaal inland ers, that is, taxation without represent ation. Tho petition urges the fact that Great Britain in conferring auntonomy in 1880 reserved tho power to sub-divide tho colony. MONEY ORDER SWINDLER, He Obtained Money from Various Postofflces-llis Arrest,. .Cincinnati, May 17. Two days ago a,,well dressed young man presented threo money orders for $100 each, with identification waived to Postmaster Reynolds, of Covington, Ky. The post master noticed the advices forwarded him were in tho pamo handwriting as J the orders. He mado the excuse tnat he had not yet received, tho advices for payment. Tho yQung man went away and did not appear again. Post Office Inspector Fred M. Betz, who was noti fied, learned that three orders for $100 each, made out in the' same., handwrit ing, had been received at Newport, j, As the result of further investigation ho arrested a younjj.nian this morning, who was rejyihtered at the Palace Hotel with two young women as "E. Rhine hart, wife ajid sister, Chicago," but whose real name is Joseph Bricjita, a 'clerk in the post ofllce at Pullman, 111. Brichts Is a Bohemian about 25 years old. He left Pullman on April 23 on a two weeks' vacation. Ho also stole a' block of money orders. Ho owns up to having presented and obtained money for three orders of $100 each at N.ew York, three at Brooklyn, three at Cam xlen and threo at Harrlsburg, pa., amounting to $1,20(L KILLEED 120 fILIPINOS. Twenty-five Americans Repulsed 800 Insurgents. Manila, May 17. Ncwb has reached here thai tho garrison of twenty-fivo Americans at -Jaro, on tho-Island of Leyte, received warning on April 1( of a coming attack by the Insurgents. Lieut. Estes of the Forty-third Volun teer Infantry posted sixteen men to protect "headquarters: Ho took four men himself and sent four inoro under a sergeant to fortified positions where they awaited the attack, vh.ich was be gnn at daylight. It was estimated that there were 800 insurgents armed with bolo-. and thirty with rifles. Tho fight lasted all day and finally tho insui'gents were routed. Tho Americans buried 120 Filipinos; they captured a cannon, a silken ban ner and a largo quantity of equipments and food. All the indications showed that tho insurgents were confident of capturing tho place. None of the Americans was hurt. MAPPING OUR NEW ISLANDS. Secretary Long Urges an Immediate Resurvcy of the Philippines. Washington. May 17. In reply to inquiry legarding survey.s of the waters of the new insular possessions of tho United States, Secretary Long has .sent to tho senate a statement showing tho progiessof tho work. Tho survejs of tho Hawaiian Islands and of tho Ameri can possessions in tho Samoan group are practically comploted. 'Tho exist ing charts of tho waters of tho Philip pine Islands aro dofectlvo and deficient, many dangerous reefs being omitted entirely, and Mr. Long emphasizes the necessity for an immediate survoy of tho group. Ho reports the Spanish charts of Cuba Imperfect, and says that three naval vessels are now engaged in making a new survey, which, ho adds, f,hould bo done during the American occupation of the island.. As to Porto Bico, the new survey of tho waters is progressing satisfactorily. A special to tho Chicago Tribune K.ij s W. H. G,reer o.f Chicago and Scott McKeown, w.ho yo interested in a largo tract of land in Pima county, Ariona, have planned a sanitarium for sufferers from tuberculosis. Mr. Greor, who today unturned from tho east, says that Heleu Gould, Andrew Carnegie and o)he,ra have expressed a willingness to aid tho cHtabluhnicnt. Tho sanita rium will bo located in a favorablo belt and will aecommoM! fiOO patients., and government aid wj.ll Ue r-cquested Jater. Republican. BULLER PUSHING NORTHWARD Americans Will Sympa thize With British WILL APPEAL TO CONVENTIONS Will Urge that Americans be Neu tral .on the Transvaal Question. London May 17. Buller is, continu ing his advance northward in Natal and has reachecf Danhausor, twelve miles north of Glencoe. His advance was made without opposition. Follow ing is Buller's latest l-oport, received through Lord Roberts: "Tho (second division .has reaohed Danhauser. I hope my advance patrols aro at Newcastle. The fifth division is escheloned from Elands Laagte to Glen coe, repairing tho railroadi The fourth division is at Sunday river. Reports agree that (7,00 of the enemy passed north hurriedly on the 16thi" Newcastle, "which Buller hopes has been reached by his advance, is twenty miles north of ( Danhauser. ABE PUNTER, AGED 108. Death of a. Negro Who Was Well Known to Every Williams College Man. Williamstown, Mass., May 17. Abraham Pearsons, a jiegro 4better known as "A.bo Bunter," and well known to every Williams College, man, died at the Poor Farm in Williams town today. His ago is a matter of conjecture. Ho said ho was 108 and he was generally believed to be at least 100 years old. Alumni of the college. sinco 1800 remember him because ol the stories ho told of the hardness cf his head and feats of breaking plank b(." using it as a battering ram. He came to Williamstown in the middlo of the century and lived there until his death, the last few years of his life "being spent on the Poor Farm. He always attend ed tne college commencement exer cises. British Casualties. Pretoria, May 15, (Delayed) An official bulletin says the federals storm ed and occupied the Mafeking forts all day Saturday, but on the same night the federals were surrounded, losing seven killed, seventeen wounded and several taken prisoners. British casu alltles"fifty. American Scouts Suffer, Lorknzo Marquez, May 10, (Delay ed) A dispatch from Freport, north of Kroonstadt says that Hassell's Ameri can 6Couts serving with'tho Boers have suffered more heavily than any other corps during tho war. They have lost 37 in killed, wounded and captured out of 100 in tho past six weeks. Rixers and Harbors, Washington, May 17. When the house met at noon, Burton (Rep.) of Ohio, and chairman on Rivers and Har bor committee, called up for consider ation tho emergency river and harbor bill. Tho bill carries $200,000 end pro vides that not more than $10,000 shall bo expended at any one plaQO. AN OPEN LETTER. They Do Not Want the Transvaal Question in Politics. LONDON, May 17. Capo Town dLs patches say that a number of promi nent Americans in tho colony are pre paring an open letter to bo sent to the American people, and particularly to the national conventions in the United States. The letter is a protest against tho possible intervention of tho United States in tho Boer war. It Bays tho causo of humanity in Africa would bo1 best served by Americans observing strict neutrality. Regret is expressed over efforts now being mado to drag tho Transvaal question into politics. Such a courso, says the letter, can benefit neither of tho belligerents and is only calculated to prolong thostiifo by raising false hopes. The letter con cludes by saying thoro is not tho slight est chanco of tho United States depart ing from its traditional policj by inter fering with tho Anglo-Boers quarrel. Tho bccoud report from Lord Robeiti dated today (Thursday), follows : ' "Hunter ocennied Christiana uno.v jj posed. Tho enemy has retired to Klerksdorp under the impression that tho place is threatened. Manv of the Vickorsberg and Bethlo Boers aro aj pealing to Basutoland commissioner for conditions of surrender." SEARCH E0R NEELY'S MONEY. Hunt in the Ranks and Safe Deposit Vaults in Muncie, Ind., for Funds. IndianApolis, Ind., May 17. Gov ernment officers went to Muncie and mado. a thorough search for registered packages and for funds in tho various safe deposit vaults, supposed to have been sent there by Charles F. W. Neely, either to himself or to his friends. The various banks were also visited and tho officers closely ques tioned, but It is not known ""what sue cess the officers had. Much surprise is felt over tne denial of Perry S. Heath of responsibility fo'r Neely's appoint ment. They have been close friends for yeais and it has been assumed that Neoly's appointment came through Heath. Just before his appointment the Neely Printing company gavo a mortgage on the plant to a Chicago flam for $10,000 and this increases the surprise over Neely's sudden change of fortune. VESUVIUS GROWS MORE ACTIVE. Station of Cble Railway Destroyed, Residents Leave. ROME) May 17 Vesuvius is gradually becoming more activo and tho rum blingB are frightening the people. The authoi ities are doing all they can to re assure the residents in the vicinity and Experts say there is no immediate dan gor. Tho station of the Funicular, the cabla road, Has been destroyed. Four Englishmen who made the ascent of tho volcano ventured too far notwith standing the warning of their guides. They were overtaken by tho luva and seriously burned. HE'S UNDECIDED, Carter Harrison WiC Probably Accept Nominatiou for Governor. Chicago, May 17. Tho Chronicle says this morning that at tho conference between Mayor HarrKon and W. Hk Hinrlchson, who Is reaonsiblo for the report that Mayor Harrison will not consent to hecome the democratic nom inee for governor. According to Hin richBon, Mayor Harrison reitterated his former statement that ho is not a candidate, but declined to say whether he would accept the nomination of his party if It were tendered to him. To Travel Incognito. Paris, May 17. Three of the Cham berlains of the German Imperial Court are stopping at different hotels here, and it is believed they are expecting a visit from tho Kaiser to the exposition incognito. Ono of the Chamberlains told your correspondent that the Kaiser was now attending tho manoeuvers at Metz , near the French frontier. Anarchists in Possession. Paris, May 17. As a result of tho election riots in Montlles Mines, the anarchists are now in possession of tho town. Tho police have been com pletely overpowered and barracades havo been erected to assist tho sol diery. Excited bands of agitators are parading the streets. So far only two persons havo been injured in the dis turbance. A Good Capture. Lorhnzo Marquez, May 17. It is reported hero that Cqmmaodant Eloff and tho Boer patrol attempted to enter Mafeking, but the garrison surrounded them, killing sevonteen and taking Eloff and ninety Boers prisoners. Tho novel experience of a rainy day was enjoyed in Yuma last Saturday, says tho Sentinel. Tho rain began fall ing early Friday evening and a steady downpour prevailed all day Saturday. Umbrellas, which aro used in Yuma to shed tho sun, wero brought to tho fionU ;iud people ilounder;ng apross mudd, streets changed tho order of eternal sunshine. Frank McMahan, whoi has been for some time a member of tho El Paso pollco forcx;, has been cho.s.on by the cattlomen of southeastern Arizona and New Mexico, to succeed his 'lamented brother-in-law, George Scarborough, in protecting their interests from cattlo thieves and other outlaws. Ho is said to bo a bravo and fearless officer, a worthy successor of a worthy man. Bulletin. Charles F. Hoff said yesterday that tho suppjios for building tho long dls tanco telephone line to Nogales, via Santa Cruz valley, w ero qn their way for dollTcry at Tucson, Calabasas and Nogales. Fiom tho moment tho sup plies aro laid down a force will bo at work, and that raans nixty days from s tart to finish. Everything going w oil t will be "Hello! Nogales," July !. ') BUSINESS LOCALS. Wantiuj A live, energetic young man of good address, willing to work. Must be reliable and able to lteep books. It is necessary that he be able to find his pockets without an ipdex-. Why in thunder don'ryou have jour claims patented and avoid assessment 'i See the Southwestern Engineers' ad. ml4,lw Found. On Main "street, clo.e to the Fair, the nicest place in town to sit down and have a glass of beer, seme Old Homohtead whisky or a Havana. Call in Palace Saloon, claim article and pay reward. ml4,lw FOR SALE Choice mik can's. Ap ply to L. J. Overlook. . , M12w GIRL WANTED immediately. Ap ply at this ofllce, Ik Found Between Disbee and Naco, xi pocketbook. Owner can have same by calling at this office. Second-hand goods bought and sold at E. G.COrd Co., plumbing and tinning shop. f Queen Pharmacy, forphotogiaphic sup plies. 21 tf Go to O K Livery Stable, if you want wood driving teams.. FQR SALE; A boardkiK house. Apply at thiso lite. Just received, a pew line of phirt waists, at Jljevsett's. M20-tf Otto Korh, Gr and Chancellor, KP. Boonvil le, Ind., says, "DeWitts Witch Hazj Falv.j soothos the most delicate skin and hi tils the most stubborn ulcer wit i certain and gocd results." Cures es and Ekin dieeases. Don't buy an 'mitation. Coppsr Qii9en store ami Biebeo Drug Co. JOS. SCHWARTZ PRAGTICAL TINSMITH Phtmbinz. Tiimhur and Shppt-iron wortt. Galvanized Tunics rtf till description u rc. olnlty. All nork iru'irnntceil. bebool lloitad Hill. Telephones No. i'l. ..o'....r.f. 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