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The L. E. Mumford Banking Co,
Paid Up -Capital'
Surplus and Undivided Profits
Solicits the accounts of firms and individuals and offers to
? customers every accomodation consistent with good banking
Rk Interest Allowed On Savings Accounts.
I Mk All Money In Vault Covered By Burglar
Insurance Al?
) A. M. t P. M. Saturdays, 9 A. M. to 12 M
Nig'Ht Line.
Every Evening Between NorfolK and Richmond.
7 00 P. M. )
> Daily including Sunday.
Leave Norfolk
^ Lesvo Richmond 7 00 P. M I
Main Line.
Steamships Leave 7 p. m., Sunday Excepted.
? Arrive In Now York, 3 00 P. M., following nfteruoon.
Leave Now York, 3 00 P. M., (Sunday exceptad. )
Arrive in Norfolk, 10 00 A. M., following morning.
FARE?First clas?*. one way, $?8.00, m???!? and stateroom and berth included;
round trip, limit thirty daya, $14.00.
TICKETS and STATEROOMS at ticket office. 2 Oraaby street, in Atlantic Hotel
Ruilding, or at Company's office, on the wharf, Norfolk, Va. All ached?
ules subject to change without notice.
M B. CHOWELL. General Agent, Norfolk, Va
?a\ H B WALKER, V. P. & T. M, New York
York River Line
(Jailed States mail passenger steamers, Charlotte and Baltimore, between West
Point and Baltimore.
Steamers leaving West l'oint Monday. Wednesdar and Friday, and leaving
Baltimore Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday call at Yorktowa and (lay Hank in
each direction.
Steamers leaving We*! Point on Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday, and leaving
"limore Monday, Wednesday and Friday rail at Gloucester Point and Allmonds
direction (wenther permitting )
Mean.eis leave West Point daily except Sunday at 5 30 P. M.
?mera leave Baltimore for West Pofnl daily except Sunday at S ;io P. M.
Chesapeake Line
Bleganl passenger steamers Augusta and Atlanta between Norfolk, Old l'niii t
i foit and Baltimore.
Steamers leave Baltimore at o 00 P. M. arrive Old Point 0 00 A. M. arrive Nor
rfolk 7 16 A. M. daily except Sunday?
Steames leave Norfolk (?00 P. M., Old Point Comfort 7 00 P. M. arrivng Balti?
more 7 30 A. M. daily except Sunday.
For full information apply to B. T. Lamb, O. A.. Norfolk, Ya , SlaatOB Cur?
tis. P. A., Norfolk. Va., O. W. Toppint:, Agt. Old Point Comfort, H. C. Carden,
gt. West Point, or General Office 590 Light St.. Haltimore, Md.
Rmj-ks Fo.-iki:.
Gen. Manager.
E. J. (II ISM.
Oen. Pass. Agt.
T. H. M< Dan.nki.
Asst. Gen. Pass. KsX%
Dr>-/\. M. Marchant.
Office? At Mnthrws C. H.
?troillce hours 0 A. M. to "> P. M.
Leslie C. Garnett,
Attorn ey-at-Law.
Mathews, Va
Hi practice in the Courts of the
ties of Mathews, Middlesex and
Mal^iews C H.
Of?II kinds. Pictures enlarged.best style.
Gold and Silver solderiae for Spectacles
fd Jewel i y Watch and Clock repair
Bicycle work, supplies.
. Paper Waistcoats.
. 'p"*"**-hman in Paris named
6w. t evented a paper smlat?
w i i C 1 I ?<
'esigncd as a protec
agpinst chllri
arment w.-i^ |(hlv ? 0(tir(.
half, and can bc>i?ed M) m fo
#h'o an ordinary ear*? ,, |?a
fl in one piece, with bofo, tor tne
id and arms.
"he Inventor, who la an adept In <ho
jfcJpu!atlon of paper, has made p^
| CCks. l?ed hoots, hearthrugs,
articles of genferal utility
Tward tft the ty^e^*, i-,
Horseback Ride of 800 Miles.
The most wonderful straight away
ride ever made by a man was the
gallop of Francis Xavier Aubrey?cl
devant Canadian voyageur, and a
famous Pony Express rider?from
Santa Ft, N. M., to Independence,
Mo., in 1853?800 miles in five days
thirteen hours.
In 1852 he had covered the same
: distance in a little o**er eight days,
! and his record was on (he wager of
$1,000 that he "could do it in an even
j eight." In the whole distance he did
? not stop to rest, end changed horses
only with every 100 or 200 miles, lie
was a stocky French Canadian, light
hearted, genial, adventurous, abso?
lutely fearless.
For some time he was an overland
freighter; and he also made the enor?
mously difficult and dangerous drive
of a flock of sheep from New Mexico
to California across the deserts of
the Colorado. He was killed in Santa
Fe.?MeClure's Magazine
r ?rtrldge Shattered Window Pane.
? partridge flying against a plat*
glass window in the home of C K
Whitney at North Adams shattered
ihe glass in such a manner that Mrs.
Whitney and her two children were
badly cut. Mrs. Whitney was so bad
?y alarmed |nat she telephone
hufchjuuL tbjrt all threw had ?*p.?i
A Desperate Plot is Nipped ii the
Tws) Coavlcts Were to Fire on tbe Guards.
While Another Mao Opened tbe Dears,
Bat Third Man Haltered at Morder and
Dlvolfed Scheme to Superintendent Mann
ol Penitentiary.
Elizabeth City, X. C. (Special).?A
plot to murder the guard at the peniten?
tiary iras discovered by means of in?
formation gi\cn by one of the trio who
??ouglit to escape. W'ilcox, the alleged
murderer of Nell Cropsey, and I'tly, who
is charged ?nth killing a man in Fa)
ctte\illc. obtained possession oi two re
volver? and expected to ?hoot ilieir way
tO liberty. They found that they would
needed the services of a third man in or
der lo have their plan* work successfully,
and they asked one whom they though.
they et aid trusl it he ?rished to escape.
1 hey unfolded their ad?eme, which
aras I > wait for a sismal, and all three
to K?) together, the two shooting and the
othci going ahead lo open the way. The
alleged plan of morder caused the third
man to hesitate, fie lost no time in tell?
ing Superintendent Mann, ol the peni
tentiary. what Wilcox and I tly had pro?
posed to do.
Mr. Mann pul both prisoners in Ihe
dark cell, without giving any explanation
for his set-,.m-. Two or three
passed, and W'ilcox sem for the superin?
tendent, bul the latter did not go. The
next da*j W'ilcox sen; for him again, and,
thinking the men had enough punish?
ment, be presented himself at the dun
geon. Wilcox wanted to know bjow l?>n?<
he had to stay there. He was, apparent?
ly, unaware that this plot had been dis
rovered. Mr. Mann told him that hi*
'enn a< superintendent would not expin
for four year?, and he expected to keej
him there a< long as his term should lasi
an(\ then he should turn him ?wer U
his successor, with the instructions !<
keep hint in the solitary until he ?srouU
tell where the pistols were hid will
which he expected to shool the guard.
"What will you do with me if 1 tel
you?" asked W'ilcox.
"Lei you go on with your work.
the superintendent.
W'ilcox told : ho officiai where he COuU
find the pistols, designating a place in tin
yard. Search was made and the pistol
were found. They were loaded. The re
volvers were confiscated and the super
intendent lei tin* two men OUl ol the dun
Spesker Cannon Announces List ol Coa
Washington, D. C, ( S| Speak
er Cannon anounced the committees a
the Fifty-ninth Congress.
The following are the chairman of th
important committee- :
Ways and Means?Payne of Ne?.
\ ork.
Appropriations?Tawney of Minnesoti
Judiciary?Jenkins of Wisconsin.
Inter-State and Foreign Coramerce
Hepburn of Iowa.
Foreign Affairs -lli;t of Illinois.
Milita^ Affair-Hull of Iowa.
Naval Affairs?Foss of Illinois.
Postoffice and Post Road-'- Over-tre*
of Indiana.
Insular Affairs?Cooper of Wisconsi
Banking and Currency Fowlar <
New Jen
Coinage, Weights and Measures
Southard of Ohio.
Rivers and Harbors Burton of Ohi
Merchant Marine and Fisheries
Grosvenor of Ohio.
Agriculture Wadsworth oi Ne
Public I.and- I.acey oi low.t.
Indian Affairs - Sherman oi \e
Territories?Hamilton of Michigan.
Manufactures Sihley of IVnn-ylvan
Public Buildingsana Grounds Bai
holdt of Missouri.
Labor?Gardner oi New Jersey.
Invalid Pensions Sulloway of N<
1 lampshire.
Pensions?Louden*slager of N'ew I?
District vi Columbia -Babcock of W"
Irrigation of Arid Lands?Monde!I
?migration and Naturalization?Ho;
ell of Now Jcrscj.
Census?Crumpacker of Indiana.
Library McCleary oi Minnesota.
Printing?C. 11. Landi- of Indiana.
Industria! Arts and Expositions
Gardner of Massachusetts.
Elections No. I, Mann of Illinois.
Elections No. _\ Iknstead of Penns
\ anta.
Elections -No. }, DriscoR" of X?
Bj unanimous consent a resoluti
was passed amending the rules by
creasing by ora member the followt
committees :
Ways and Mean-. Judiciary. Banki
and Currency. Intel State and Fue;
Commerce, Rivers and Harbors. M
chant Marine aid Fisheries, ?Xgricultn
Foreign Affair-. Po?itofnce?t and P
Roads. Public Lands. Indian Uta
Territories. Insular Affairs, Railwt
and Canals. Mines and Mining, Pul
Buildings and Grounds, Militia, Patei
Invalid Pensions, Pensions, District
Columbia, irrigation of Arid Lands, G
?us, and Industrial An and Exposi:io
Arrested at Panama.
Kansa- City. Mo.. (Special).? M. M. j
Le;is. formt}* Station agent for the ?,
chison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
at Princeton. Kans., who is charged with
stealing $70.00.) worth of railroad ticket*
in ico,, and then burning the
hide the theft, ha-, been an?
nama. where he w.-vK workin
led name as alclerk fo
. -__~:~ .:_! 1 _?. .' * -"
A court in Brooklyn has decided that
the American Tobacco Company inn;,
its goods to wlipm it chooses a small
dealer who was refused goods losing a
suit for damages.
District Attorney Jerome has dir?
Tilomas F. Ryan to answer the questions
of the insurance investigators regarding
F. F. Harritnan ,and will comply.
It is .aid that John D. Rockefeller. Sr..
ha. gone South to evade subpena-ser*.ers
in the case of the State of Missouri
againsl the Standard Oil Company
The courts of Ohio during the ;
year sen! nine banker, to the penitenti?
ary, three are awaiting trial and one ha>
been convicted.
Charles A IYaho.lv. the lawyer, finan?
cier and railroad director, will be made
president of the Mutual Life Insurance
The engineers and firemen of the
lantic and Birmington Railroad have
gone on a strike over the question of pay.
Lightship No. 58, on Station at Nan
tucket shoals, sprang a leak, and sent
a wireless message to the torpedo Ita?
lic? at Newport, to the effect that she
was sinking, and a-ked that assistance
be sent at once.
Directors of the New York Mutual
Lit?* Insurance Company are anxious that
Lawyer Hughes, who is conducting the
insurance investigation in New York,
should become president of that com?
It is expected thai the National Civic
Federation shortly to meet m New York
will take steps to correct the evils of
Ol erimmigration.
A couple win* were divorced in Clevc
? land, C. 15 years ago met again in New
? York by chance and again became hus?
band and wife.
An honCSI man Of Texas walked 8j
miles to return a lost purse.
den. Stephen Lee, commander of tbe
United Confederate Veterans, Ins thank?
ed President Roosevelt for the latter's
suggestion that .eminent care
for the graves of Southern soldiers who
died in the North.
\rthur Stronc;. of Rouses Point, N. Y..
has been arrested in Helena. Mont. He
was the companion in flight of his cousin,
John doss Hammond, whose wife's
body was found in a trunk in their flat.
( > 1 land C. Post, general auditor of the
Delaware, Lackawana and Western Rail?
road Company, and for many years con?
nected with the Baltimore and Ohio Rail?
road, died at Fas; Orange, N. J.
Miss Margaret Bristol, s well-known
young woman oi Hamilton. Ont., return?
ing from siudies abroad, attempted to
jump overboard from the Kroonland, be
lieving thai voices at sea called her.
Miss Ethel Croker, daughter of Rich?
ard Crokcr. is reported engaged to Count
San Martino, whose brother eloped with
Miss Croker's sister.
United States Sena.or John H. Mitch?
ell died suddenly in Portland, Ore., from
a hemorrhage following the extraction
of a tooth.
Capt. Carter R. Harrison, brother ol
former President Benjamin Harrison
died in Murfreesboro, Tenu.
Rev. F.dward Everett Hale has written
an (men letter denouncing the action ol
the Interchurch Federation in excluding
the Unitarian delegates, stating that spi?
ritual efficiency and not mere orthodoxy
is the true :est of Christianity.
Mrs. Alfred Freiich and her mother
(Mrs. Hoefhng) were shot and killet
during a family quarrel in their home, it
New York. The husband and son-in-law
'Alfred Frelich, a drug clerk), surren
dered himself to the police.
Governor Penny-packer, the members o
his official stall, and other distinguish^
Peiinsylvanians attended the unveilinj
al Andersomille, (ia., in memory o
Pennsylvania soldiers who fell in th.
Cicil War.
District Attorney Jerome has asked tin
Armstrong insurance commission com
mittee for a copy of its report, suggect
ing the possibilities of criminal proceed
ings against insurance officials.
Norwegian Arctic explorer
Amudson, who has arrived in Alaska
reports that he found the magnetic Noitl
Pole on King William Island.
Andrew Carnegie say. if In* owned th
United Stales he would offer premium
to indme larger immigration.
The repon of the National Ginnen
Association estimates the cotton crop a
o.??>_*.?;.000 bales
The suggestion was made l>y Secre
tary of the Navj Bonaparte that th
Constitution be destroyed has arouse
the ire of Bostoniens, a pnblic meetin
having been called to make a protest.
President William P. Corey, of th
1 United State. Steel Corporation, now at
mitCS thai Mr.. Corey lias goiK* to Nev?
I da to obtain a divorce and that he wi
i not oppose it.
Captain Amudson, of the Norwegia
Arctic expedition ship Gjoa, reports th;
he has been through the northwest pa
sage and reached the magnetic Norl
I Pole.
United States Consul General Jam?.
Russell Parsons was killed ?hi Mexi?.
I by a trolley striking his carriage an
i throwing the vehicle againsl a post i
tin* road.
Charles II. Graves, United State, mil
to Sweden and Norway, return?.
to Stockholm today from Christian!
where he had an audience of Kit
Haakou ?and presented the febcitatioi
of President Roosevelt.
Prime Minister Sir Henrj Campbel
I Bannerman has officially announced tl
new British ministry. In addition
1 be premiership Sir Henry is firs) loi
of the treasury, John Morley is seer
tary in' slate for India.
In a conflict between postal strike
and strike breaker, and police ill fro
of the general pOStomcc in St
burg IWO -Mike breakers werejf*'
|a policeman and several *- ?lU'I> u
Il is st.oed that, .-.?otwrthstandmg the
?miner-e v, uhdf? " als ?f? .thc, ?*"????"
savin*-, bank l,l,c *<>.?! ?,1U ,,l*'s P**"1
out will ret",,;,!n '* *?-????
nee of the boycott com
i and American
.?, liants
1 agreed
' Thc
irrangemenl was
tnmission appointed to inquire
into the mas.acre of .American mission
aries at Licnchan. China, has implicated
2$ persons, including a Buddhill monk,
ucso ?ra ii?|mi ; 11n-.cn.
Arrest of Strike Leader Aggravates
Minister of the Interior Throws Down Qauot
let to the Laboring Classes and Fans
tbe Flames of Revolution-Arrest of tbe
President of tbe Workmen's General Council
Enrages tbe Strikers.
London (By Cable).?A St. Peters?
burg dispatch to the Daily Mail, sent by
way of Eydtkuhncr?, Sunday, says :
"The revolutionists, it is declared, will
shortly proclaim themselves the acting
goirernment They will divide Russia
roughly into a thousand electoral dis?
tricts. Meanwhile the government fears
to act with vigor, only arresting a few
strike leaders and liberating them the
next day.
"The strike committee continues its
terrorism. Tt render*- the life of "black?
legs" intolerable, beating and killing
them on the streets. Cossacks who in?
tervened Sunday were put to flight by
a shower of bomb cases containing mes?
sages stating that loaded bombs would
'The state of the army grows worse
daily. Sixteen thousand mer? of the gar?
?t Kharkoff have mutinied. The
leading columns of the Manchurian army
which have just arrived at Moscow, are
mutinous and have been disarmed.
"The whole Fourteenth Naval Battal?
ion has been hurried to Cronstadt under
aid of 4.000 troop
me of the Eighteenth Battalion of
Eighth Naval Corps have also been
conveyed to Cronstadt, where the forts
contain 7.000 routineers, disarmed but
defiant. The Ministry of Marine has de?
cided to abolish all naval barracks in St.
More Trouble For Witte.
Petersburg. (By Cable).?Another
crisis is at hand involving thc indefinite
prolongation of the strike, thc probable
immediate precipitation e>i a general
strike throughout Russia and a possible
final struggle between the government
and the proleariat.
This sudden change for the worse is
thc result of the shedekhvg of thc first
blood in the telegraph strike Saturday
afternoon almost simultaneously with the
action of M. Durnovo, minister of the in?
terior, in throwing down the gauntlet to
the labor organizations by arresting If.
aleff, president of ihe executive
committee oi the workmen's council,
ul warning. t
About 2 o'clock several companies of
cks clattered, through the streets
leading to the headquarters 01 the coun?
cil, in Targovin Street. Having barred
the approaches, a force of troop*, and po?
lice surrounded the building, after which
secret men rushed in and seized Krus
talef?. The latter made nib resistance and
the affair was conducted quickly. It
was impossible fot KruSta?eff to conceal
the papers of thc organization, in which
the police evidently expect to find evi?
dence proving the ultimate object to be
an armed uprising against the govern?
A disturbance in which two strike?
breakers were killed and a policeman
and several others wounded occurred at
the same hour immediately in front of
the general postOffice. The strikers for
two days have been seeking to per?
suade the volunteer and regular car?
riers to refuse to work. At the door of
the building the strikers, enraged by the
refusal of the volunteers to quit, drew
knives, whereupon a carrier attempted
? ."end himself with a revolver. Both
carrier and a companion were killed on
the spot.
A icemen was Stood off
by the strikers and workmen who sympa?
thized with them Both side- exchanged
a tierce fusillade, during which a police?
man and several workmen were wounded.
The news of the f K left
created an immense set? sat ton amona,
$80-1,296.415 TO RUN GOVERNMENT.
Statement Issued By the'Appropriation Com?
mittees of Senate and Mouse.
Washington (Special).?A statement
was issued by the Appropriations Com?
mittees of the Senate and House sum?
marizing the estimates for appropriations
to be ma.le ai the presen) session of Con?
gress for the fiscal year 1007. The total
for all purposes aggregates $804,-'?/>. 115.
These estimates are greater than the ap?
propriations iov the current year by
Tiu* War Department ask. S8t>3^4?3 less
than, was appropriated lasl year, and the
river and harbor hem. which last year
amounted to $18,1.S 1.875, is omitted
tixcly this year. With ?hese exception-- !
every department of thegovenuueu:
asked for more money than the cw
appropriation , j t,v
The tu?, largest ir.cn. .,
the Navy ($21,229,038) and '?'*
1 Apartment ( $12,187.95** ;ippro!vi:i?K>us
Ihe es; una,.-- ol ;(JOSC i>f p*cretarv
Cj]nm] '$2CX>.00aOOO. Which ?S
Shaw by nearV. :W fact that the Soc.
accounted lf,0 Treasury estimates tor the
e lVpaFtmcnt only that sum
???ch will have to come from the Treas?
ury for its maintenance, not including
tal revenues applied to the support
of that department. His estimate for
the Posrosnce Department is $7.i.^?.r*oo.
while that of the appropriations com
1 e is $199^10.070.
$80,000 Fire In Nasbvi le.
j. Nashville, Tenu.. (Sp?cial). A:
o'clock in the morning- fir?* destl
I the plant of O'Bryan Bros., manufactuf
I ers of overalls, on the northeasi comer
! p{ the public .square. Tin* 1 >ss on stock
is estimated at $60.000, fully insured.
The loss on building, the property of B.
\). Allen, is estimated at $20.000 ; ^h-i-red.
?^^^jhigA i - !' '1|)1^lnn?l?Slgg[g
SS !'? I me
Naw T?ate Citt. N. Y.
Some unknown person or persons
cut tne guy ropeS ot the derrick on the
new Airman building in course of con?
struction at ThtilHlfth street and Fifth
avenue, by Post & McCord, the contrac?
tors against whom the structural iron?
workers are waging a strike. But for
the fact that the damage was discovered
iti time, many workmen might have been
kilied or injured. Nearly 50 men wer?*
about to begin work when a shout of
warning was heard. Just as the work?
men escaped, the derrick fell with a
crash. There was a similar occurrence
recently in another of the Post & McCord
buildings, at Fourteenth St. and Tenth
Ave. The employers charge that it was
the work of strikers.
The United States Circuit Court of Ap?
peals has handed down a derision affirm?
ing the conviction of former Customs
Examiner Charles G. Browne on a charge
of conspiracy. Browne was accused of
conspiring with S. Rosenthal & Co. to
defraud the Government by passing silks
at under-estimated weights. At present
he is out on bail. A. S. Rosenthal ?aras
indicted also for conspiracy, and put un?
der $30.000 bail. He furnished the bail
and fled to Europe, where has has re?
mained ever since.
Samuel H. Cohen, manager of the new
Montauk Theatre., in Brooklyn, died fol?
lowing a? operation for cancer of fhe
throat. Mr. Cohen was widely known
in theatrical circles.
Edward Milan, under three indict?
ments for bribery and assault at the polls
on election day. was declared to be a
fugitive from justice in the Kings County
court by Judge Crane, and his bai'
amounting to $11,000, was forfeited.
Justice Stover, in the Supreme Court,
approved the certificate of incorporation
of the Woman's Association of the Bar
of New York City. The women lawyers
of Manhattan, and there are many of
them, have not been pleased because they
were not admitted to membership in the
real Bar Association, so they just decid?
ed to have a bar association of their own.
Peter Forrester, once/ a prosperous
member of the Stock Exchange, pleaded
guilty before Judge Rosalsky in General
Sessions to three indictmen-ts charging
him with the theft of $56.000 from the
estate of Lucinda Dougherty, of which
he was executor. The indictments were
15 months old, the prisr*ner having spent
that time in the Lodlow Street Jail un?
der a commitment for contempt of court
made by the Surroga'c. His arraignment
in court was the remit of an agreement
between Forrester's comise, and Sheriff
Erlanger. The prsoucr is 62 years old.
and in such fcebk health that his law?
yer feared that a continued stay in the
county jail would cause his death. At
one time Forrester did business for the
Yanderbilts and other equally well
known people in this city.
In many parts of the Alps giris wear
trousers when coasting.
In 1904 one-out of ever;, -even London
children under the age of u months died.
Oscar Hunt, one of the Carlisle foot?
ball teat?, is an Indian millionaire from
The a/nouni of $0,000,000 will be spent
for the I amelioration and embellishment,
of the T\rans\-aal capital.
Experiments in cotton growing by
Cape government are now in progrej
Cape Flats, near Capetown.
Elias Hart, Reading's fan
bone man, says he is not making
dictions about the weather this
Gov. Miguel Otero, of New
the most extensive sheep owns
Southwest, owning a flock numt
William Elliott, a Civil War'
of Kokomo, Ind., rejects a perl
$15,000. saying he deser\e- no rev,
lis duty.
r Admiral Schley says that
lion has had ftve_
l t he
been fought.
In England, wh
change slowly, and tl
bicycle manufacturers
good bnsmes.?
The sale of typewrit*
bidileu by the police i|
was done to prevent
utioiiists in issuing circulai
Member of Canadian Parliament Perish
Dl"s!ir ..even
Halifax, .\ 8 xx
dost in : ie wreck ;| ^. ( Am_
Lunenborg which_
herst Harbor, ? ?ia<? :, ., ,,f 17, and
Tin . passengers, in
??" R. J. Les .a member of the
c-uitiadiai eut ?hid a member of
?he firm of Leslie. Hart & Son. which
; the vessel,
??? l.unenburg had been running
tween Pictou and the Magdalen Islands
smce last spring. During a high gale,
mpanied by blinding show flurries, it
is thought that the steamer went out of
her course in trying to make Amherst
harbor and brought up on rocks.
To Succeed Mctardy.
New York- (Special I -Charles A !'
body .probably will he elected presiden:
of the Mutual Life Insurance Complny
,at the meeting of the .Company's board
oi trustees. Mr. Peabody is interested
in a numb r of financial institutions, and
is the American representative oi W illam
Waldorf Aslor.
? iN* ?Ci\L
Illinois Centra, -?ross earnings last
month increased $?60000, or 6 per cent.
"Dear money has froze up the bond
'business,'' said a kading bond broker.
11. C. Prick 1- urge ? to -succeed W. H.
Corey a- president v* the I ?tiled State
Mrs. Rogers Calmer Than Be
Doaoed a Black (lawn. Walked
With Firm Tread to the Scaffold.
With Tboogs, a ad Submitted tOj
Cap Wttboot Saying a W.
More Compasare Than Clerjj
Windsor. Vt. (Special).
Mabel Rogers was hanged]
mont Sute Pri-on. at Win|
murder of her husb
at Bennington, An.
The execution took
woman had been twice reprij
count of appeals made in ht
counsel, and after the L'nitc
preme Court refused to tal
the case.
Only a comparatively
nested the hanging, the numb]
stricted to thost permitted
the laws of Vermont.
A telephone message
er Junction to the stat?
by Attorney Charles McCa,
sentit>g Mrs. Mary M. Rogei
feet that Governor 15c! 1 h
grant a reprieve, indicate*.
possibility of inter!
cution of the woman
iawjer's informador
moments later b?,
call from Covert
Peck. Tin
carrying out thj
The informal
ref\ised furthej
prise the prist
repeated dec!;
that his duty
Jake its cour
?\side from
number 01
nil-apber of nH
sor proceej
There ira?
what was
Sheriff Pc
Junction or1
at one time
the county officer- to
for the condemned wo
was not per-(*ually to
He had delegated all
deputies. As high s
County the law recp
eut at the hangit
At tlae fr?t
ing the fore;
the execution I
format ion concern?!
dition were frusti
the prison entra?o
gian p
i ust held
! modifications pt1
the original scheril
trol oi Maecdou?
agreement has been"
respective governmer,
This is expected prompt
i cident a HI be closed.
A Backer Burned.^
Buffalo, X. V. (Spe<
Blodget. the hermit banker o^
Wyoming county, was bu^H
in lu's house, which bumcd?S
He was estimated to N^flS
He was a graduate SjH H
the ^so. J^ I
Pea atoas jam
Washington ^fl I
lonely are^B
laid ;,r kJm I
l-'airb.^ M H
Mi-.- Sa? H
to JE H

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