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NKW YOUK , Oct , 5 With victor }
flags flowing fiom her towering mast-J
heads and the ends of spreaders in
honor of her concluding triumph in
the cup race of 1C01 , the gallant sloop
Columbia returned to her anchoiage
tonight Binder the escort of the entire
fleet. She today completed her de
fense of the honored trophy In another
Btlrrlng race with the Shamrock II ,
over a leeward and windward race of
thirty miles , crossing the thiish line
two seconds behind her antagonist ,
but winning on the time allowance
conceded by Lipton's boat by forty-
one seconds.
For the second time she has now
successfully foiled the attempt of the
Irish knight to wrest from our posess-
slon the cup that means the jachting
supremacy of the world. And plucky
Sir Thomas Lipton standirg on the
bridge of the Erin , led his guests In
three hearty huz ahs for the successful
"she is the better boat , " ho said ,
"and'she deserves to be cheered. "
The series of races just closed will
always be memorable as the closest
ever sailed for the cup , and Sir
'i'homas , although defeated , will gc
home with the satisfaction of knowing
that his golden yacht is the ablest for
eign boat that ever ciosscd the western
oican. Dining both series of races
not an untoward accident occurred ,
and Sir Thomas will return to England 11
by far the most popular of all foreign
ers who have over challenged for the
America's tiophy.
Yestculay's lace , on paper , was the
closest of the series , but because of the
llunkiness ot the wind on the beat
home as a contest of the relative iiicr
its of the vachts it is not to be com
pared with the magnificent , truly run
and royally I ought battles of Saturday
and Monday. '
The conditions of the race at the
start were veiy similar to those of
Monday. The wind was strong and
from the shore embroiling the sea with
foam and piling up so swell , ideal con
ditions for the challenger. The raccrh
were sent away belore the wind , each "
carrying a penalty for crossing the line
after the handicap gun No ofilcial re.
cord is kept of the time after the gun
) s fired , but the experts , with stop '
watches , estimated Columbia's handi
cap at lit icon seconds and Shamrock's
at thirty seconds. The contest of the
yachts fleeing before the wind was picture -
ture que , but not > exciting. The big
racers had every inch of canva 8
prca'l , all their light sails , including
bulging spinnakers and ballon jib top
sails. Thotr crews were gathered aft
to keep the heads of the boats up , and ; I
thereafter , until the outer murk was
reached , it was meicly a question ol
holding on to all the canvass and letting
ting the wind do the rest.
Notwithstanding the fact that the
Columbia beat the Shamrock before
tlio wind last , Ha tin day , thechallengei
today gained slowly bub steadily all the
way out , and rounded forty-nine seconds
ends before the defender , having ac
tnally gained one minute and four sec
onds. Immediately after thejachts
turned their noses into tv e wind for
the beat home the , brcc/.c moderated
and turned lluky. The skippers spilt
tacks , each searching for wind , with
the result that iiist one would get a
lift and than the other. Atone time
Columbia seemed a mile ahead , when ,
with .i sudden c.int , the wind allowed
the Shamiock topointneaier the mark
and a mile from home the challenger
appeared to lie leading by fully half a
mile. The talent began to feel nerv-
oiiH , but as the jachts approached the
finish the Yankee skipper , by some
miraculous legerdemain , shoved his '
boat into the light air like a phantom
hlp and one hundred yards from home
the two racers were almost on even
terms. It was a pretty sight and one
seldom witnessed , when iney orassed
nil U tall , the white yacht's bowsprit
just tapping the goluen boat's mast.
The usual pandemonium that attends
the final Yankee victory in a cup con
test followed. Whistles , sirens , bells ,
bands , and cheers united in a grand
; horus of Jubilation and J.11. Morgan's
steam yacht Corsair added to the ter
rific din by firing a national salute of
twenty-one guns.
IllH ll nltli GUhiK U'nj.
Tun HAOUK , Oct 5. A. D. W. Wol-
mrans , one of the Boer envoys , who
oas boon \Jsltlng Mr. Kruger at III1-
frrsuin , found the mental condition
jf the former president of the Trans
vaal to be by nn means satisfactory.
Mr. Kruger is slowly growing weaker
phjsically and mentally. Hlsblowness
in reaching ; i decision on important
luesWons Is found to be a serious bin-
tram * to those working i Jgqi p in
of the Boer causa. * - - ' o
ne.it otX hEVEALEDr
Wonmii ( 'nutlet r.x-npi-M l ) > tctlon
Out ) Ycnr.
LINCOLN , Oct. 4. For eleven
months a wonnn has been imprisoned
In the Nebraska p-nllenllary gaibed
ns a man. She was tried , convicted
and sentenced In Koya P.iha county
on a charge of horse stealing all the
time dressed In man's garb , and she
passed the scrutiny of the guards at
[ the entrance to the prison eleven
1 mouths ago with the secret of her sex
preserved. Now she is once nit re
garbed tn woman's clothing anJ in
( this garb she will spend the rcmaiudi ref
of her three year sentence.
That such an unusual occurrence
could happen considering the gauntlet
every person admitted to the p'cnitcn-
tl.iry must run seems incredible. Yet
the discovery of the sex was not miido
till two days si go , by the prison author
ities. The woman's real name is Lena
Martin but she has been known as
Hurt Martin and under this name she
has gone for many years Her father
Is dead but her mother resides not far
from Sprlngvlew. She was sentenced
for rustling horses and when she came
down to Lincoln she had the reputa
tion of belnir good at "borrowing" ani-
m Us. The convict Martin was always
rt'giitded sisof rather delicate consti
tution. Ho had small feet and small
hands. Ills face was like that of a
young boy a he was only nineteen
tears old when admitted , lie was
live feet , eight inches in height and
weighed 110 pounds. lie was em
ployed in the broom factory and per
formed his duties as well as the or
( Unary prisoner.
When n prisoner is admitted to the
penitentiary , lie is thoroughly exam
ined lor identify ing marks and one of
the first duties of the guards is to give
a bath in a large open bath room
where any peculiarity or deformity
would be noticed and made note of as
a means of identification in case of es-
cipe. Nothing is now known of the incidents -
cidents surrounding the admission of
the'young woman as this occuired
eleven months ago. The guards might
have been napping when she entered
or tlio girl may have been more than
usually clever at concealment. She
was passed through and given a suit
of stiipes and since that time has not
given the authorities any cause for
suspicion until recently.
vnnsr.iKb : or A
It was whispered about the prison
among the convicts that 'a mystery
suriounded the peit-onality of young
Martin. Some of the prisoners talked
much of Mai tin's cell mate and gave
the trunrds a gentle hint that an investigation -
vestigation would result in a revela
tion. At this tune the prison physi
cian wan called upon to tend the cell
1mat" , and the secret was revealed by
As soon ns discovered , the young
woman wanted to be garbed in wom
an's dress but the penitentiary au
thorities did not have a stock on hand
and thestewaul wabcompelled tocome
to Lincoln and get a complete lady's
outfit. So not till vesterday was the
.lady horse thief once more garbed in
woman's clothes. She took the dis
covery of her sex without much cha
grin and appeared to regard the mat
ter as a rather comical incident.
The prison authorities know little
about the history of the ca e before it
came to , them. The young woman
lived in a county where the stock in-
terests are Inige and where there are
many coses of cattle rustling. , When
she gave her name to be entered on
the records , she told the officers ihat
bhe was a married man.
Ciililiultlit AVIm.
Nisw YOHK , Oct .1 In a glorious
whole sail bree/e which heeled the big
cup contestants until their lee rails
were awash in the foaming seas , Her-
reshofr's white wonder , the ColumbH ,
yesterday beat Watson's British crcu-
tijn over a triangular course of . ' 10
miles by two minutes and fifty seconds
actual time. With the lorty-three
seconds which the Irish sloop must al
low the American boat on account of
her larger sail plan , the Columbia won
the second race of the series by three
minutes and thirty-five seconds.
The fastest race ever sailed in a cup
contest , it was not only a royal strug
gle from a spectacular point of view ,
but it was absolutely decisive as to the
meritof the two racing machines.
There is not a yachting sharp who
witnessed the race today who is not
( Irmly convinced that the cup defender
is the abler boat , blow high or low ,
beating , reaching or running/and that
Sir Thomas and his merry Biltish tars
are doomed to return home empty
llrltp ii < | p Til Time I Imlt.
CONSTANT ! voi-LK , Oot > The brigands -
ands who carried off Miss IJolcn II.
Stone , the American missionary , and
her companion , Mine Tsllka , a Bui-
garian lady , have llxed October 8 , as
tne limit of time for the payment of
the ransom , $110,000 demanded for
Miss Stone's release
Ihe hiding plaee of the brigands
tins not yet been discovered , and the
delay accorded by the abductors Is
taken to indicate that they consider
their retreat quite secure. |
Sny ICItrtif.xr Nrriln Help
Airunril of Ni glrrt mill llnpivpnr < l-
nr H Dfiiiiind Hi Inforcpinentu bo 8en |
tn the Traiinviuil at Once ,
LONDON , Oct. 4 Within two weeks
tin- war in South Afrlqi will have en
tered upon Its third year and In the
face of a rcorudesccnso of organization
operations by thoj Boers and of the
impossibility i ofcarrylngoutMr. Brod-
rlck's promise to reduce the war ex
penses by sending homo some troops ,
I .
the government organs are again be
coming restless.
There is a imstery surrounding the
operations and the whole situation In
Natal and the denials and invasions of
t he war office concerning the alleged
friction between Mr. Brodrlck and
Lord Kitchener form the subject of
editorial proteits on all sides.
"We have the right to expect , " says
the Standard , "that the government
Mill lose no time in sending out such
ample reinforcements as the military
clilels on the spot deem necessary. "
The Daily Mail , which finds evidence
that Lord Kitchener is in a dltllcult
predicament ! and fears that the gov
ernment isdelciying relnforccmentsout
of a desire to avoid summoning pirlla-
ment to vote the necessary supplies ,
warns the government that if this bo
the ease a grave risk Is being run.
Similar protests arc made on all sides.
The Times , after remind Imr the gov
ernment of "the repeated blunders and
nilscalculat Ions which have cost the
empire such a terrible price , " says :
"A thiid campaign Is now opened in
S'uith ' Atrica and there is no sign that
the government Is doing anything to
pteparc tor possibly the dragging out
of the war for several months more
Already it Is too late to provide such
a mobile force as would be adequate
this autumn. Is the government do
ing anything to provide it three
. months hence , and if not , what pos
sible excuse can the government urge
for this neglect ? "
"Disorders hsive arisen in the Yang
Tso provinces , owing to the ravages of
the llDods and the diversion of the re
lief funds by corrupt officialV' Siys !
the Shanghai correspondent of life
Standard. "These threaten to culmi
nate in rebellion. The situation is
very grave and the local authoilties
have been ordered to raNo troops and
to place the districts in a state of de
fense. "
"Thousands of rebels , " says a dis
patch to the Dally Mail , "from Hong
Kong , after sacking the German mis
sion at Plang Thonir , attacked IHn
Nan , a city near Canton. They wcie
repulsed , but they then attacked Shak-
ma , where they were again repulsed.
Two thousand 'Jhinc.se tioops have
been sent to suppress them. "
The Times publishes the following
dispatch Horn its Constantinople cor-
lespondcnt : "The rcporis received at
all the embassies and legations here
from consuls in the provinces depict a
situation everywhere so deulorable
that an embassadorlal conference , and
collective actions arc contemplated. "
Kpl roial B
SAN FiiANcif-co , Oct. 3 The tri
ennial convention of the Episcopal
church of America was formally or
ganized today by the selection of
liishop Fowler of Kentucky as presi
dent , and Jlev. S Il-ut of Kansas City
secretary of the house of bishops ; Dr.
John S. Lindsnv of Massachusetts ,
chairman , and Rev. Charles Hutch ins ,
secretary of the house of deputies.
No other business of importance
was transacted during the Ilrst busi
ness session of the convention , which
did not assemble until late in the af
The initial services In connection
with the convention were held this
morning at Tiinity church , where tlio
delegates will hold all their sessions.
The most striking feature of the cere
monies and one that will long bo re-
memlMjrcd by all who saw It , was the
solemn procession of bishops attired
in llielr gorgeous raiments ,
A Tnitf ily In W
DKADWOOD , S. ! > . , OcL . ' { News of
a murdei committed at Thermopolls ,
Wyo. , has icaUied this city , the par
ties concerned being very well known.
Mis John Hoover , formerly Miss
Cassels , of Central City , lost her hus
band at Otto , Wyo. , and J. P. Walters I
fell in love with her. Walters was at '
one time deputy United States mar
shal in this city under United States
Marshal Otto I'eemlller Because
Mrs. Hoover i ejected his suit for mar
riage , Waltcis shot and killed her
while she was bathing in one of the
hotspiingsatThermopolls. Ho then 1 .
attempted to take his own life by
shooting himself. That falling ho
commenced to hack himself with a
knife. It is not believed that ho will
lllYul * tliH Nlaffiir * I'lunt.
WATKKTOWN , N. Y. , Oct. 3 The
water lias been turned Into the plant
of the St. Lawrence Power company
at Massena , In the northern part of
bt. Lawrence county and started the
largest power-producing plant in this
country. ' Even the Niagara Falls pow
er plant is surpassed by this one , both
in the amount of power produced and
sis an engineering achievement. The
coRtof thin enterprise ha * been im
menu * .
Kortlcht Ainrrloflii Troop * Killed
Nnnr lliilniiKlcn.
Matilln , Sept. 30. A disststroti *
/Ight / between United Stntcs troops
, nil Insurgents occurred yesterday in
' ( lie island of Satnnr , near lialanglga.
A largebody of insurgents attacked
Gun puny 0 , Ninth Infantry , only
twenty-four men of the coompuny es
caping. All the others are reported
to have boon killed.
The company were at breakfast
when attacked and made a dctcmnln-
etl resistance , but the overwhelming
numbers of the Insurgents compelled
them to retreat.
Of the survivors at Bassey , eleven
are wounded.
According to the latest rettirns the
strength of the company was seventy-
wo. The survivors Include Captain
Thnnns W. Council , First Lieutenant
Edwaid A. Ililinpus and Dr. U. S.
urlsrtold. surgeon.
Cnpta'n Kdwln V , . Bookmlller of
th jfinth Infantry , reports that Gen-
eial Hughes Is assembling a force to
attack the insurgents.
The Insurgents captured nil the
stores and ammunition of the com
pany and all the rllles except twenty-
Chicago , 111. , Sept. : tO. Gen. Elwcll
S. Otis , In command of the depart
ment of the lakes , said tonight that
the slaughter of the members of com
pany C of the Ninth infantry In Sa-
mur did not mean that there Is any
thing like widespread icvolt in that
province. Concerning tlio disaster ,
General Otis said :
"Samar is in the department oj
Visiya , over which Urlgadicr General
Hughes has command. This dcpart-
ment includes all the central islands
of the Philippine archipelago. Dur
ing the last month our soldiers have
been active in an attempt to subdue
the rebellion , which is confined to
the boundaries of that island. The
insurgent leader , Lukbnn heads the
natives , and he and his Tagalo fol
lowers have been Instrumental In
keeping alive the spiiit of opposition
to this government's authority there.
"The location of the ambuscade Is
in the southern Samar , of which the
inhabitants me Ignorant and barbar
ous. Probably .Lukbnn got a party of
bolo-men together and surprised the
American soldiers at breakfast. I
think Lukbnn knows something about
the at tack , at any rate. There has
been trouble in that section for two
vears , and the character of the coun
try and the barbaiity of the tiatives
combine to make its suppression dlfll-
cult. "
Kitchener Isnr * n I. trr.
PrucToviA , Sept. 30. A pampheb
lias been published here under Lord
Kitchener's authority containing a no
tice of the permanent banishment of
several Boer leaders captuied since
September 13 , and also a long letter
from Lord Kitchener replying to a
communication from Acting-President
Schalk Burger , received Septembers.
Lord Kitchener promises to send tlio
Schalk-Burgcr letter to the Imperial
government , which , ho says , recipro
cates the Boer statesman's desire for
Lord Kitchener then proceeds to explain - '
plain that the responsibility for the
war rests with the hurghera , "whoso
invasion of unprotected British terri
tory opened the saddest page in South
African history. " He quotes a letter
from a member of the volksraad to a
member of the Cape Colony assembly ,
declaring that "the time is rlpo to
drive England from South Africa. "
In conclusion Lord Kitchener do-
claics that , having annexed the two
republics to Great Biitlan , he cannot
break faith witli the people who have
shown loyalty to the new regime , and
so far as clemency to Capo rebels Is
concerned , this is the prerogative of
the ruler , which must bo exercised
with unfettered discretion.
A proclamation has been Issued pro
viding for the sale of properties of f
burghers still in the fields in accor
dance with the terms of Lord Kitche
ner's previous proclamation
Will Maintain Ountiriik.
Mii.WAi.'KicK , Sept. 30 The annual 1
tour of inspection of managers of the
National Soldier's Homes wan com
pleted yesterday with the inspection
of the National Home In this city.
General McMahon and Ins fellow mem-
hers left for their seven ! homes last
'night. General McMahon , speaking
for the Ixiard , said : j
"The board has decided to maintain ! '
cantcenn at all the I wines for the good I
and sufllclent reason that experience | i
has taught us tiat | it Is better for tlio \
veteran and for the people in the com-
munltles where the homes are located.
The canteens are properly conducted 1 I
at these soldiers homes and the result |
is that the veterans do not squander
their money In cheap saloons , nor do
the > drink too much. I
Konirrrlt AtttmriM Omrrh.
WARHINGTON , D. C , Sept. 30.
President Roosevelt attended divine i
services today at the Grace Reformrd J
church , his chosen house of worship * ,
accompanied by his daughter Ethel j 1
and his son Kcrmit. Every pew In
were placed in the aisles and about the
rear of the room. A knot of people .
collected out/side the door and several
availed bhemsc'voK cf seats In th mtv
ml Km f
Court Mnkrv Klnn llrn.lxTnj Thri-o Wit.
' ii . c * Toll * o ( Untile * Diitnll * Bvnni
Thivt llr Stlil in Tcxn * Al-
Unipteit to Hun Annj > .
WABIMNOTON , Oct. 1. The Schloy
court of Inquiry made good headway
again today , concluding with Admiral
Evans and hearing three now wit
nesses , although the testimony of one
of them was not conoludjd when the
court adjourned for the day. Admiral
Evans' testimony was along the same
general lines ns was his statement of
yesterday. The now witnesses were
Captain Slgsbee , who commanded the
emit St. Paul , during the Santlagos
campaign , Thomas M. Dleualde , a
newspaper ' correspondent who was on
i the Texas during the battle of July 3 ,
and Chief Yoeman Gustavo Becker ,
i who was a clerk to Admiral Sampson
, during the war.
The proceedings of the day bcg'anas
usual with the recall of former wit
nesses who had completed their testi
mony for the purpose of making such
verbal coirectlons In It as they might
Admiral Evans was then recalled.
Mr. Rayner begin his Interrogations
by asking the wltnesi conceinlng the
secret code of signals for communicat
ing with the Cuban Insurgents near
Cleufuegos. The admiral said that
when Captain Chadvvlck communica
ted this code to him he did not In
struct , htm to give the information to
Commodore Sohloy. Mr. Reyncr then
questioned the witness especially as to
his interviews with Commodore Schley
after the battle of Santiago
"Yesterday , " said1 Mr. Haynor , "I
was speaking of a conversation which
I thought you had at Guantanamo on
July 5. rilud 1 have made a mistake
ai > out that and it is necessary for mete
to repeat my quest ion. 1 suppose you
will answer In the same way. " '
Ho then asked : ' 'Did you have a
conversation with Commodore Schloy
* July 4 , sometime during the morning
between Sand 12 o'clock on the flag
ship at Santiago , in the course of
which you used language as follows :
Did you know that.lack Philip star
ted to run away at the beginning of
the battle ? ' to which Commodore
Sohloy replied : 'You uic mistaken
about that , Evans , J saw nothing of
the kind. The Brooklyn made a turn
and you must sec the tactical situation
that made It necessary ? ' "
I do not icmember being on board
the Brooklyn on the 4th of July. I
think it was the6th , at Guantanamo.
1 am quite positive 1 was not on board
the Brooklyn oil Santiago biitonccand
that was a long time bofoie that. KI
to the conversation , 1 never said any
thing to the cilect that Captain Philip
ha'l run away or attempted to run
away On thinking over last night
what did occur with reference to the
"I think Commodore Schley and 1
discussed the position of Ihe Texas
when the tight began. The Texas was
lying wjth her head to the cast when
the engagement began and It turned
with stirboard helm and headed off In
the same direction as the rest of us. It
fired first with Its port battery and 1
then put its helm to starboard and [
headed in the same direction with the
rest of the ships. I think the question
was discussed with Commodore Schley.
I cannot be sine of it , but that I ever
Intimated that Captain Philip at
tempted to run away with the Texas
Is preposterous on the face of It. "
"Wore not the commanding ofllcers I
called on board the flagship Brooklyn
by signal on the morning of May 29 i
after the Colon was discovered ? "
" . "
"They were.
"Can you tell me , ordoyourecollccU
what took place at the conference of
the commanding olllccrs at that time ? "
"Commodore Schley was in Uiecabin
of the Brooklyn when wo assembled
and there was a general talk about the
Spanish fleet having been located at
last at Santiago. "
"I do not recall
any special confer
ence. I don't think it was In the na
ture of a conference. I do not recol
lect now that the olllcers were asked
to express any opinion. 1 remember
havlngaconversatlon with Commodore
Schley about the effect of the lighting
batteries on the ships , in which 1 told
him of the experience we had at San
Juan and expressed the opinion to him
that it was not worth while to risk
jbltip- . lighting shore batteries alone :
that I ( Ihi not think anything would
be gained by it. In the case under con-
sldcration tlio Spanish ships were pro-
sent In tiie harbor. The conditions
were changed and we would have to
take the risk of the tire from the bat-
torlcs in order to get at them. "
Clllllxilll ( Itlf *
Oct. 2 The banish
gunboat Moon , while at gjm practice
today with Prisant shells , foundered
to thii eastward of the middle grounds.
Its masthead can be seen a few yarda
above the water The crew of tha
vessel was saved The Moen wan an
Iron gunboat of 350 tons displacement *
It was 111 feet long , had twenty-eight
feet ten Inches beam and 523 Indicated
horso-powcff. It had a crew of thirty *
five m n.
Five CnM of NiirlliMrntarn I'nunciiBOP J > e
tnllril Jib Ono l Ilijitriit.
DUNI.AIIn. . , Oct * . l. The Northwestern -
, western passenger from Chicago had
nn almost miraculous escape .from
serious wreck In the railroad yards la
thlHclty t early yesterday morning.
The train was running between fifty
and sixty ml is an hour after leaving
the depot , when a rail broke under
the fifth conch from the rear.
The car nnd four others that fol
lowed were ditched. There were tw <
pullmanH , two chnlr cars nnd a tourifit
sleeper There were about 100 peopVs
in them , but all escaped with hardly *
The trucks of the cars were demol
ished , their bodies wore not seriously
damaged. A new train was made up.
Northwestern train No. 1 arrived i *
the city at 10 o'clock , about one hour
and a half late. Reports that no ono
was Injured In the derailment at Dun-
lap , la. , were confirmed.
Ono of the passengers on the train
was M. H. Do Young , proprietor of
the San Francisco Chronicle. lie , n >
well as the other passengers , regarded
It as a mliacle that no ono was hurt ,
owing to the high rate of speed al
which the train was going.
IMoro Hi , n or *
WASHINGTON , D. C. , Oct. L Accord
Ing to to Adjutant General Corblu ht
boardof bicveta which meet nt tha
War department today will devote Ita
attention especially to ulllcorB and
men who distinguished themselves la
Cuba and the Philippines. This rec
ommendation has been made public !
' Lieutenant Colonel Theodora
U'Kisovelt , First U. S. A. cavalry to
breveted Colonel U. S. V. for gallantry
In battle Cuba , Juno 21 , Ib93.
For gallantry In battle , Santiago d
Cuba , July 1 , 1097 , Lieutenant Colonel
Theodore Roosevelt to bo breveted
brigadier general. "
| ttfttxr riro I'nitorllon.
LINCOLN , Nun , Oot. 1. The board ,
of public lands and buildings is scrl <
ously considering the possibility of fur
nishing better water supplies for the
various slitc institutions , nearly all
ot which are In no bettor condition
than was the asylum at Norfolk , which
burned lost week.
At the present time there are n
funds available for that purpose , bub
ono of the members of the board has
suggested the plan of advertising for
bids and letting the contractor look to
the legislature for remuneration.
Ilunnttny Motor
BUUMNOTON , la. , Sept. 30 A motor
car , in which were ton people , became
uncontrollable while running down
. the west hill grade ycstculay and \ \
j dashed Into a passing freight train. i' ' |
.Mrs. Charles Kupfor was Instantly
killed and George Stone , A. 0. Hutch-
inson , Yera Smlthors and Miss Luts
wore all bodly injured.
Il U Hopeful.
OS.SININO , N. Y. , Sept. 30. Rolanrt
B. Mollncux , who has been in the
death house at Sing Sing prison for
the past two years under the convic
tion of causing the death of Mrn. Kato
Adams by poison , Is looking forward
hopefully to an early decision as to hli
application for a new trial.
Mollncux Is so hopeful of a favorabla
decision that he is planning for a second
end trial. If the conviction is set
aside , a second trial may not take pi act
for many months to come.
hOtU'H Wtll (
Emerson , Neb. Conductor John
Mangold , who was arrested In Omaha
on a charge of deserting his wl.fo and
four children at New Buffalo , Michi
gan , was brought to this city , and it
Is stated that ho effected a settlement
with his wife's attorney by giving hei
a deed to some property in New Buf
falo , $ .225 in cash and agreeing to pay
W ) monthly. *
ItlrliTIn Ore.
Deadwcod , S. D. A rich ledge of tla
has been struck In the Bear gulch diB-
trict at a depth of 3.50 feet. Interest
in the tin ledges at Harney peak is
iigaln being shown , and the old claims
are being relocated. One company han
been organized to work thcclalmeand
they will probably be giv en u thorough
roliiiiiliilM Kiit > vr ,
Paris , Henry Vlgnaud , first secre
tary of the United States embassy la
this city , has just completed an his-
torial work , which It Is said , will shed
a new and startling light on the facts
relative to thn disco very of America.
Mr. Vlgnaud claims that he will
prove that the theory of Columbus a *
to the existence of a new world beyond
the Atlantic was not the outcome of
gcienttlic speculation , but of certain
knowledge on his part. The book will
ipptar in Paris about October 1. It
will b printed In French.
CoLuiiiius , Neb. , Oct. 1. The safe
fn Frank Bridell's saloon was crocked
seemingly by professionals between 3
and 4 o'clock this morning , the money
box , which was empty , being taken.
The safe was completely wrecked.
Entrance was effected by boring
holes In the back door of the buildirif ?
and knocking out a panel near the
lock , enabling the robbers U ) turn the
key. No lue to th perpetrators is

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