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TIM NORFOLK NEWS : FRIDAY , FEBRUARY 20,1003 ,
IT WAS THE BEST WHEN YOUR FATHER WAS A IT IS THE BEST NOW ! X-X X X \ X XX * There is no test like the test of time. Cures everything that can be cured by a Perfect , Penetrating Liniment. Good for Han or Beast. One small bottle of Mexican flus- tang Liniment will effect a cure when a gallon of the watery compounds sold as liniment would have no result It is money thrown away to buy them < /'X'X > X-'V-X > XXV'X' XX 'X'XX'XxX'X XxX X'XyX''X 'V 'X- -Cuts Are Filled With Snow and Traffic is Stopped. 'WORST BLOCKADE OF WINTER. Passenger Trains and a Num ber of Freights Tied Up In Wyom ing wind Blows Snow Off Range. Breaks Record In Kansas. Cheyenne , Wyo. , Feb. 18. The worst ' blockade of the winter was in force yesterday on the roads entering Chey enne. A strong wind filled all cuts and trains have been unable to move. Seven passenger trains and a number of freights are snowbound on Sherman hill , the Cheyenne and Northern is blockaded between Cheyenne and Horse Creek , and the Denver Pacific ia impassable. From Cheyenne east the Union Pacific and Burlington are experiencing great difficulty. A high \vind Is sweeping the ranges of snow and stock will be able to got food. v An average depth of ton inches of enow covered the plains when a strong wind sprang up. The cuts wcro quick ly filled. During the night the main line of the Union Pacific was kept open by hard work , but In the morning trains became blocked on Sherman hill for several hours. They were pushed through to Laramle , Wyo. , where they are now tied up. On the Cheyenne and Northern branch of the Colorado and Southern , a passen ger train , one freight and several snow plows are snowbound this sldo of Hartvillo Junction. The company hopes to open the road today. On the Fremont , Elkhorn and Missouri iValley two train loads of Thirteenth cavalry , en route to San Francisco , are snowbound at Lusk. Great dlfil- culty Is being met In moving trains over the Denver and Pacific road. An other snowstorm Is now in progress near Medicine Bow and In the vicin ity of Rock Springs , Wyo. This will probably make more trouble for the Union Pacific. Breaks Record in Kansas. Topeka , Kan. , Feb. 18. The cold yesterday made a new record in Kan sas , the government thermometer 1 registering ten degrees below zero. "The snowfall in the state for the last three days has averaged six inches. Near Clay Center a woman was frozen to death. Reports from western coun ties show a great shortage In coal supply. Blizzard Closes Collieries. Shamokln , Pa. , Feb. 18. The snow storm and blizzard which prevailed last night caused the stoppage of oper ntlons at all the collieries in this re glon. It will be several days before all of the mines will be in operation again. Railroad and trolley trafilc is greatly Interfered with. RELATIVE OF GEN. LAFAYETTE. Distinguished Frenchman to Be At tache of Embassy at Washington. Paris , Feb. 18. The foreign office announced the appointment of the Vlcomte de Chambron to bo an at tache of the French embassy at Washington. He is a great-grandson of Lafayette , "was the representative of the Lafay ette family at the Rochambeau ceremonies monies and Is a brother of Marquis do Chambron , a member of the chamber of deputies , who is the ranking reprc eentatlvo of the family. The vlcomte will sail for New York March 7. Ow ing to the recent death of his mother , ' the venerable marquise , who was the bead of the family , the vicomto Is in mourning and will bo compelled to withhold from participation In social events for the present. Split In Bowling Association. Indianapolis , Fob. 18. There is a possibility of a split in the American Bowling association. Unless the next tournament goes to Milwaukee it is probable that the bowlers of Iowa , Wisconsin and Minnesota will secede from the national association and form nn interstate league. The western bowlers believe they are entitled to the tournament next year. The Cleve land bowlers have again changed their minds and the latest report is that they are going after the next tourna ment with great vigor. The eastern teams , It is believed , will give their support to Cleveland. Indianapolis and' Chicago delegates hold the bal ance of power. ' , MEXICAN THAWED DYNAMITE EXPLODES. Kills Two Men When Frozen Mass Is Dropped In Hot Water. Bowie. Ariz. , Feb. 18. At the Buckeye - eye mine , nine miles south of this place , two men named Stool nnd O'Donnell were killed nnd n number of others injured ns the result of an explosion of dynamite. William Gra- veil will probably die. Steel and O'Donnell had been loft to thaw out two boxes of frozen dynamite. Steel gathered up all the dynamite he could hold in two hands nnd dropped It Into a bucket of hot water. Immediately there was a deafening explosion heard for miles. * Passenger Coach Derailed. < 3t. Joseph , Mo. , Feb. 18. The rear trucks of a car attached to the Bur lington and Missouri River train left the rails six miles north of St. Jo seph last night , causing the car to roll over. C. W. Smith , colored , a waiter , was instantly killed ; Charles Bowen. another waiter , was badly scalded. Conductor T. J. Walker of the dining car was slightly injured. There were no passengers In the car nt the time of the accident. No other car left the track. Blaze on Steamer Rio Grande. New York , Feb. 18. Throe alarms were sounded last night for a fire abroad the steamship Rio Grande of the Mnllorv line , docked In Burling slip. The fire started In the forward cabin of the ship. Captain T3. D. John- stone and eight of the crew , who were asleep on hoard , gained the deck nnd found that they wore surrounded with flames , their only means of escape be ing by sllcllnp down the bow hawsers to the nier. The flro was confined to the cabin. Littlefield Tilts With Sulzer. Washington , Feb. 18. The house yesterday began consideration of the naval appropriation bill under the op eration of a rule which made the new legislation relative to the Increase in the personnel of the navy and for the increase of the naval academy in or der. The general debate on the bill was without special feature. The paragraph In the bill providing ? 250- 000 for a naval station on the great lakes went over on a point of order. Littlefield and Sulzer had an interestIng - Ing clash before the naval bill was taken up , the former charging the lat ter with having perverted the record. United States Accepts Offer. Washington , Feb. 18. The govern ment has formally accepted the offer of the Panama Cnnul company to sell to the United States the canal proper ty and all of the company's rights therein for $40,000,000 , subject only to the ratification of the pending treaty with the republic of Colombia. The effect of this acceptance will be to extend the life of the option hold by the government beyond March 4 next and until the treaty now before the senate has been ratified by both countries. Teller Excepts to Depew's Remarks. Washington. Feb. 18. The senate yesterday agreed to the conference report on the army appropriation bill. Discussion of the statehood bill was resumed and Depew continued his remarks - marks In opposition to It. Toward the end of the session , Teller declared that himself and the country had been Insulted by some of Depew's references to the unequal representa tion in the senate. More Quakes In Mexico. Mexico City , Feb. 16. The state of Guerrero continues to report many and somewhat alarming earthquakes. Chilpanclngo , which , two years ago , was almost destroyed by an earth quake , now reports another , which threw down houses , as also happened In the towns of Chllapa , San Diego and Mexical. Underground roarings and rumblings were hoard , generally frightening the people. Wanted for Many Crimes. Guthrlo , Okla. , Fob. 1C. B. V. Smith has been placed nnden arrest at Foss , Okla. , at the request of Waco ( Tox.'J authorities , where It is charged ho la under thirty-seven Indictments for va rious crimes. It is alleged that ho skipped his bond. Ho Is being hold pending the arrival of requisition pa pers. . . _ Venezuela Vessels Returned. Puerto Cabello , Feb. 18. The Ger man commodore yesterday returned to the Venezuelan owners fifteen fishing craft and schooners , which had been raptured by the German wat vessels. The VIneta Is still here. Republican Senators Agree That It Shall Be Considered. STATEHOOD SUPPORTERS YIELD I Colombian Protocol May Have All Requisite Time In Executive Ses sion United States Accepts Canal Company's Offer. Washington , Feb. 18. The Repub lican senators held a caucus yesterday and decided to have the senate con tinue consideration of the Panama canal treaty today and on future days unless the treaty shall he disposed of. This result was reached after an hour nnd a half's discussion of the legis lative situation In the senate. The conclusion reached was unanimous. The understanding is that the state hood hill does not lose Its advanta geous position in the order of business when the senate Is In legislative ses ! sion. The Republican supporters of I the statehood bill agree not to antag onize a motion for an executive ses sion to consider the cnnnl treaty , nor to make any objection to the prolonga tion of such sessions to any extent nccessnry to secure ratification. The caucus was opened by n statement by Senator Allison , chairman of the steering committee , giving as the con clusion of the committee that the Pan ama treaty should bo ratified before adjournment of the present session. After a lengthy exchange of views , during which some quite hot remarks were mnde as to the desirability nnd possibility of pccurlnc n vote on the statehood bill , the senators on both sides adopted n more conciliatory tone toward ono another. The friends of the treaty consented not to press the motion as such and the statehood advocates yielded ono bv ono , Senator Quay belnsr the last one to rclvc In. ConBonuonMy. when adjournment wns renehod. the announcement was made tbnt nfter the close of the rou tine business todav Senator Qunv should move to KO Intn executive SOB- nlon nnd thnt none of the RenubllcanK should ormose the motion nnd that consldorndon of the treaty should con tinue until disposed of. AT WORK ON FRENCH PROTOCOL. Note Covering Claims on Venezuela Ready to Be Signed. Protocol Covering French Claims. Washington , Feb. 18. Following promptly the signing of the protocol for the settlement of the United States claims against Venezuela , Mr. Bowen began negotiations with M. Jusserand , the French ambassador , for the prep aration of a protocol for the adjudica tion of the claims of citizens of Franco against the South American republic. Ho made a formal call on M. Jusser- and and had a talk with him with a view to arriving at a basis of agree ment. The French ambassador will consult his government by cable , in order to obtain Instructions to aid him In his work , and after they have been received it Is expected the negotia tions will proceed smoothly and ex- peditiously. A comparison of the terms of the protocols signed by Mr. Bowen with the representatives of Germany , Great Britain and Italy , with the one signed with the United States , shows that In the protocol with the United States a definite time Is fixed for the meeting of the com mission to settle the claims , which must be decided In six months , and that the awards are to be payable In gold , or its equivalent in silver , while In the protocols with the European allies there arc none of those limita tions. Miners Go on a Strike. Victoria , B. C. . Fob. 18. About 800 miners of Nanalmo. In the employ of the Western Fuel company of Son Francisco , have gone on strike for an Increase In wages. SPARKS FROM THE WIRES. Track layers hnvo commenced the work of laying the steel for the Mov- Ice , Orient nnd Gulf railroad south from Lone Wolf , Okla. . to the Denver nnd Fort Worth road In Texas. The closing of the United States naval station agreement has caused n renewal of hopes nmong the 900 artil lerymen still In Cuba that they will ho ordered back to the United States within throe months. ICE JAMS VISTULA RIVER. Forces Water Over Ten Austrian VII- leges , Probably Drowning Peasants , Vienna , Fob. Hi. The Jamming of the VlHtuhi by Ice In Oallt-la linn caiiHiMl the river to Inundnte seriously the country nround , musing grant dnnmgc nnd nutTcrlng nmong the vil lagers. The Ice Jam extends nineteen miles In the district of Szcuezln. The floes hnvo formed n mighty dam a mlle long , the Ice holng piled up In rugged confusion. Ton villages have boon flooded. It Is feared that ROIUO loss of life has occurred. An attempt will he made to break up the dnm with dynamite. Pathetic Ceremony at Gloucester. Gloucester , Mass. , Fob. 1(5. ( Nearly 1,000 people. Including men , women nnd children from all walks of life , crowded Atlantic wharf yesterday afternoon - ernoon nnd witnessed the bonutlful , yet pnthollo , ceremony , when seventy- four flowers , emblematic of the sev enty-four lives sacrificed In the fish eries from this port during the lust year , were enst on the wnters of Gloucester hnrbor , by seventy-four children. Following the exorcises nt the wharf , n memorial exorrlBO wan held. Want Convicts to Make Roads. Detroit , Feb. 1C. The use of con vict labor in the building of roads and highways was Indorsed by the con vention of American roadmakors and the international good roads confer ence. John Burns , a local labor rep resentative , was the only delegate against the use of convicts for this uprposc. The Brownlow bill providing for the approrplatlon of $20,000,000 by the government for the building of good roads was Indorsed. Investigating Turf Concerns. St. Louis , Feb. 1C. All the members of the Joint legislative Investigating committee , which Is examining Into the methods of the turf investment nnd grain commission companies , spent the day studying the statutes , examining reports , writing legal docu ments and preparing for active work today. Fifty subpoenas have been prepared for witnesses , mostly em ployes and officers In the companies under investigation. Wreck on Lake Shore Road. Elkhart. Ind. , Feb. 1C. A wreck oc curred on the Lake Shore road , seven miles west of hero , yesterday , result ing In the death of Conductor James Connolly of Elkhart of a westbound freight and In the serious Injury of John T.a Luby. A passenger engine' crashed Into the roar end of the freight , demolishing the cabooBe and driving the body of Connolly through the front end onto a flat car ahcid. The caboose took fire and burned. Kidnaped by Freshmen. CrawfordBvllle , Ind. , Feb. Ifi. An drew Thornell , captain of the Wabatm college baseball team and president of the sophomore class , who was kid naped by freshmen three days ago , was found wandering In the snow yes terday , handcuffed and nearly over come with cold. lie had escaped from an empty hut In the "shades of death , " twenty mile * from Crawfordsvllle , in the night. Ho has recovered. Both Sides Remain Firm. Topeka , Kan. , Fob. 18. No further developments have taken plncc In the Santa Fo wage negotiations. The conductors and trainmen said they would never accept less than a 20 per cent increase in wages , while the road officials are equally positive that no such Increase will bo granted. The chances for a settlement arc not near ly BO favorable as they were a week ago. Something definite will be dona this week. Asylum Men Are Arrested. Topekn , Feb. 1C. The coroner's Jury In the case of Amos L. Maxwell , who was killed in the Kansas insane asy lum , returned a verdict charging At tendants Peterson and Nell with the murder. The evidence showed that death wns caused by kicks alleged to have boon administered by the nc- cusod. Peterson nnd Nell were ar rested nfter refusing to testify on their own behalf at the Inquest. Two Held on Murder Charge , Council Bluffs , Feb. 18. Mrs. Me- Daniels nnd Bert Llvix , who are charged with the murder of the wo- man's husband , Bnrnoy McDnnlols , at Macedonia last Saturday , have been placed In the county Jail here. For two generations Mexican Mus tang Liniment lias been the standby the one Sure Remedy of farmers and stockmen. The more people know about it the more they swear by it. It goes to the very core of pain and drives it out of the body. The public believes in it for its posi tive dealing powers. Sold everywhere J WAXTKO. Faithful "portion to truvnl for w 11 ohtuliliHhi'd IIOUHO In ix fuw count h'H , culling on retail ninruhantHund UKonH. Local territory. Hiilury $102-1 n your find expenses , payable ) $1(1.70 ( 11 WClt ) ill < ) UHh nnd OXpOllMiS I\lVUlll. ( ( ! ( ' ( Ponitlon pormnnont. BuHinoRH HUCCOHH- ful tin I runhiiiK. Standard HOUHU , Dili Donrhoru St. . Oh' KO Stops the Cough and Works off the Cold. Lnxntlvo Hromo Quliiino TahlolH euro aoolrt in ono divy. No euro , no pixy. Price Sfi cuntH. Through Cars Columbus to Chicago Via Union Pacific and Chicago , Milwaukee & St. Paul Lino. By virtue of the now tariff aRroomont between the Union Paolllo railway and the Chicago , Milwiuilcoa & St. Paul rail- wuy , there has boon established n now through-ear route bntwoon the Paolllo const mid Chicago via thcso ro pootivo lines. TliiH Rorvico of through pnluco bloopers , tourlHt slooperH , and free re- iniiiK-ohair earn was inauguraton Sunday , . .Inn.I , mid In futiiro nil truiiiH Ht , nnd west botwoun Chicago and the const via the U. P. and 0. M. & St. P. railways will ho oponxtod in conjunc tion and passengers will no longer 1)3 roiiuirod to change earn or wait at any point on routo. Three daily trains ouch way. The Omaha-Chicago Hhort line of the Chicago , Milwaukee ) & St. Paul rail way , is the shortest railroad line between - twoon the two citios. The roadbed is excellent nnd for most of the distance the line is double trucked. The block system of snfety-Hlrnnls ( is used. Tills line has long been noted for Kneed , safety , and comfort. The equipment of the now line fully sustains the high rep- iitntlou of both roads. The limited trains are heated by steam and lighted by electricity. ' Each berth in sloopiugonrs is equipped with electric rondinglnmps which may bo umod oil' or on at any time during the night. If you don't care to sloop rend ! Passengers via this now route will have the added advantage of the Union pnssongor station , Canal and Adnms street , Chicago , in the heart of the city. Good connections are made with trains for the oust nnd south. Train No.1 leaves Columbus daily at 5:00 : a. m. and arrives Chicago at 0:55 : p. in. This trnin carries through free recliuiug-chnir cnrs'and through pnlnce sleeping cars. Train No. 0 leaves Columbus daily at 2:05 : p. in. and arrives Chicago at 8 : . ' ! 5 a. in. This train carries through free reclining chair cars and through palace sleeping cars. Train No. 2 loaves Columbus daily at 5:27 : p. m. and arrives Chicago at 0:25 : a. m. This train carries through pnlaco sleeping cars and coaches from Omaha. For full information in regard to sleeping car reservations , through tickets , trains , and rates , apply to any Union Pacific ngont , or write F. A. NASH , General Western Agent , H. W. HOWELL , 1504 Farnam St. , Trav. Frt. &Pass. Agt. Omaha. WO RACKS 0EXAS A NEW FAST TRAIN DoUvoon St. Louis and Kansas City and OKLAHOMA CITY , WICHITA , DENBSON , SHERMAN , DALLAS , FORT WORTH And principal points In Tarns anii thoHoutli Thin train Is now tlirouKhout nnd is nuulo up of the flnont uqulmuunt , provided with nlootrla llRliUi nnd nil ether modortr traveling conveniences. It runs viu our now coniplutod Red River Division. Kvory nppllnnco Icnown to roodorn c.it llilliiK and railroading linn boon oinploycd In the muku-up of thin Hurvlco , Including Caffe Observation Cars , nndor the innnnKomunt of Krod. Hnrvoy. Full Information UH to raton nnd nil dotull * ol n trip vlu this now route will bo clioorfnllj- rurnmlKMl , upon application , by nny ropru- soulutlvo of the HOMESEEKERS' EXCURSIONS. On November fith , and 10th , and December 8rd , and 17th , the Missouri Pacific Railway will sell tickets to cer tain points in the South , Southeast , and Southwest , at thojrato of ono fare for the round trip , plus a.OO. Final re turn limit 21 days from date of sale. Fast Time and Superior Through Ser vice. Reclining Ohair Oars ( seats free ) . Pallmau Buffet Sleeping Oars. For further information or land pam phlets , address , W. O. BARNES T. P. A. , Omaha , Neb H. C. TOWNSEND , C. E. STYLES , a. P. & T. A. A. a. P. & T & . . St. Louis , Mo. Kansas Oity , Mo. YOU MUST NOT FORGET That wo are constantly growing in the art of making Fine Photos , and our products will al ways be found to embrace the and Newest Styles in Cards and Finish. We also carry a fine line of Moldings suitable for all kinds of framing. i. DYSPEPTIC WORM CAKES Arc n Positive Cure for Indigestion , Constipation , Feavers , Foul and wcalc Stomachs. Anoteddoctorof Chicago stated that he believed a 60c. box of Slocum's Worm Cake would give more relief than $50 worth of ordinarv doctor's fees. Price SOcts. by mall ony- | R. v. SLOCUM 725 W. North Avenue , Chicago , III.