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NEWS OF THE WEEK;
y latest - Intelligence From Al)
v ' Parts of the World.
7' thermometer registered 10 degree,
above ceroat tit, lul, tbe coldest day for tbe
, tluie of yeaf lu uiuetceu year. J
Five buudred ' armed Armenian con
centrated al Mador, ou Russian territory
and luada a raid oa several Kurdish villages,
klllmg tlva persons. The band waa attacked
' and dispersed by Cossacks. Tbe police
seized a lot of Martini rifle and ainuiuat
' ., tiou lutended for Armenian. .
.Tba Superintendent at tne Sliver Val
' ley Mine In David county X. C, reporu tba
discovery at tba richest deposits of ailver
v . ore found iu the Bouth. A large vein of car
bonate of lead baa been discovered carrying
sevtnty to 100 ounce of ailver and 80 per
cent of laad lo tba ton of ore.
f William F. feeble, aged (JO. wh found
hanging by tbe neck in bit barn on bli farm
near Adrian. Mich. He left a note elating
that all hi debts were paid and that ha
wanted neither hearse nor miuUter at hi
. fuaerej. . : .. :.v ; ". ;
Fred. Morgan and hi playmate, a lad
.... named Dennett, while skstlng at Water villu,
. Minn., broke through tba Ice and wera
'r .drowned. It aeema that Dennett fell through
, brat and that Morgan lot bur life while try
tag to save hi friend. ,
, Advice front 8antiago da Cuba lay that
the iamous bandit Valasau baa been killed
' by Government troop and that bis white
bund, numbering thirty-four men, with
their arm and aminuultiou, baa ur ren
dered to tba authorities;'
The schooner Ocean Wave haa capsized In
tha lake about twelve mile out from O we
go, Y. Tha crew are uppoed to be
Tba wife of Benjamin Mead wan found
. dead In bed ly her husband's aide. In Grand
Kaplds, Mich. Tbe couple' have been mar
, ried four year and be was dissipated and
extremely cruel. She bad boon ill and was
1 in a delicate condition, hlie purchased car
bolic acid and, writing a pitiful letter-to her
. mother lu tbe night, took tbe poison.
A portion of the roof of a houe In courso
of erection In Prague, Bohemia, collapsed
demoliablng a scaffold upon which a number
of men were working. Five dead workmen
and six Injured ones have been extricated
.. from tbe ruiu. Other are (till burled in
tbe debris,' :. '
The two tipper stories of the dye houso of
- tbe St. Croix cotton mill, at Middlelown, '.
It., were destroyed by tiro and the machinery
badly damuged. The loss will be heavy
'' but is Insured.
William Charlton, H year old, and lif
Ister, Callsa, 0 year old,, were playing at
their home lu St. Louis. The bby hud n
small shotgun. Accidentally the gun wa
discharged, and It content filtered the
; : mourn of hi little siater, killing her in
stantly, ; ; v-. - , . .. ;
- Gen. David It. McKlbbcn, U. 8. A, on
' the retired Hit, died iu Washington. 1). C,
of t-ancer of the throat, lie nerved with dis
tinction In the Mexican and Indian Wars
nd hi tba Wur of tho Itcliclllon.
Alt early morning tiro in a lodglug-tiouae
oiv Went Thlrty-thinl atreet, Sew York,
- canted thotleuth by Mittuo.ition ot out of the
'lodger! John Callahan.
At Oweiuboro, KyH Clinrlei Llebrlck, of
" Philadelphia, died of burn received In the
Itudd llonxo nra a few day ago. Cbarle
Garne, of Detroit, I not doing o well.
The other penoii Injured are improving.
v David A. Greever, the wealthy ciutlemnn
who wahotby Churle Clifford, the Mew
, York llgbtwelcht.pugiliit, died from tha
effect of hla wound. Mr. Clifford, over
whom tbe quarrel wa held, ha diiappeared.
hbe may have concealed hertclf. fearful of
belug chjirged with complicity In Greever'
murder. , . , . ,
A Newfoundland dog attacked tho child
. of Gu Curtrlght noar Itockford, 8. VH and
before tbe mother came bad eaten the child'
head off. Mr. Cartrlgbt la . I mane from
Krlef. . -
E.M. .one, an employe of the Cotton
Belt, Texaa, haa dippeured, taking with
him Clara Welgle, a pretty girl of 17
' The official of the road charge that Jone
la short In hi account to a large amount.
. A brother of tba girl haa ttarted in purault
armed with a big gua and a determination
'to cauae bloodthed. '
'.. . By tha bursting o( a holler lu Baker'
mill, Dyenburg, Tenn two negroe were
killed. ;. . , . ; v ; v
l Black diphtherial prevailing lii an epi
. r demlo form In Cygnet, O. The achoola are
; . ,cloed and hutlne I practically auipcndnd i
. In tbe town, A number of death have oc
curred and many penon are leaving.
Special Policeman David II. Green hot
" and killed ex-Spoulal Policeman Joseph
Beaumont atKanaaa City. Beaumont a
' r , cued Green ot circulating report about
him which caud him , to be discharged.
' 'Green la under arraat,, . ' ,
. Carlo Idalio, an Italian boy Uyeur old
waa run over by a hor in Chicago and In
lUntly killed. , - ,
' Bert Cae, a 10-year-old aon of a farmer at
,i Lock wood, Mkh blew out his brain. ,
. In a quarrel In a San Antonio, Tex., tn
" loon Arnold Fraldrlch wa killed by II. K.
j1 . Benneberg. . .'"..
' Joseph Weat, of Middle town, Ohio, was
killed by the explosion of an oil tank in tha
' flleclrle light worka.
: ' Mr. O. G. Bailey, wife of a rich cltlxen of
' .v -Arlington; Tenn, wj killed by a negro to
whom she refused money. -V , -
' Mrs A. K. Xlckerson,' of Bangor, Me..
' while out shooting with her huiband wa
in.Untly killed by the accidental discharge
.; -other rifle. :'
A terrible accident ha occurred at Tin
' llng-Fu, China,' at the government powder
. ' mllle. While tba workmen were ernployed
about the mills an explosion occurred
which entirely demolished the building.
Tha lo of life w enormous, 000 person
being killed. The caue of the explonlon I
not known- ' r ' i ' ' v'v--..,,
Tkomaa Carut. ageil 4, shot and killed
( .v J John Ferguson at Birbourville. Ky. The
' day before Ferxiison had called at Came'
housaftn company with aevetal djx-rt
charaetais and niNtreated Carnea father.
. : Will Betbea, a nrgro, was banned at
WrlghUrllle, Ga., for the jnurder .of , l.nm
ber Impector Ualford 'at ' 8pimrt March' 1?
, last.' 11a tmokea acinar on tha way to the
wuTxH and met death unf) Invitingly.
. C liiiltJ Ylrchkowiky, 'm Pole, stabbed
- t'.i father In tha abdomen daring a quarrel,
at Pert'i Am boy, M. JM Inflicting a wound
'fro-T ' erta of which the Injured, man
' Y ... V. e iuiirdcr-r lied, but Wu arretted.
' l.ssaysLli father murdered hi mother In
Tha taluiietaa'ouncll at Ottawa, tint., ha,
after, due deliberation, decided that Blrchalt
hall be executed on the 14 lb lnt. Tba
Cabinet wa uiiaulmou. ' " , ,
r At Cordcana, Tex, William G. Vallie, a
railway conductor, shot and killed hla wife
and then committed suicide. It Is thought
that Jaalouay wa tha causa of tha shooting.
C. 8. Wbeaton, cx-Giand Chief of the
Order ot Railway Conductor, waa tried at
Klmire, X. Y on charges preferred by tbo
Graud iSecretary, William P. Daniels and
acquitted, Daulels falllogto subktantiata tbo
Fire broke out In the mining town of Tre
inont, 8chuylklll county, Pa, which do
ktroyod part ot tha town. The town con
tained many frame building. ,
Tha Traveling Men's Association met at
Grand ltaplda, 3llclu and resolved to build
a 1100,000 hotel at Petoky. .
A colored man named Itobert Washington
Has killed at PitUburg while tooling with
an electric light wire,
Ed JlcCarthy has been found guilty ot
murder In tbo first degree for kllliug Frank
Keddertnann In Clnclunatl.
An unknown man 40 years old was ruu
down by a Baltimore and Ohio passenger
train at Ilia Eighty-second street crossing,
Chicago. Tbe man was horribly mangled
and died on the train while being brought
nto tha city. . -
' The home of A.M. Blake, two mile north
of Calhoun, G wa the scene of a heart
rending traitedy. Wade Blake, a lad of 17,
while (bowing hla brother Charley bow be
drilled at school, dlccharged a gun, which
ha did not think waa loaded. Into hi broth
er's breast, killing him Instantly.
William Keust, a German 83 years ot age,
was run down by a switch , engine on tbe
Burlington trscks In Chicago. He waa
caught by tbo switchboard and dragged a
hundred feet, suffering Injuries from which
he will die. f
James A. Burnett, white, shot and killed
George Llndley, the colored engineer ot a
locomotive. The , killing took place at
Uoundhouse, Summers county, W. Va.
The men quarreled because tbe engine had
narrowly missed running over Burnett and
bis team. ' v
John C. Dare ws struck . by a train In
Fiudlay, & and killed.. Ha was a glass,
worker about 40 years of age, and leaves a
family of three children.
At Newark, t) 8. Cramer's livery-stable
and content were destroyed by fire. The.
horses wera saved. The Commercial hotel
stablo waa also consumed. Two of tba
home in tbe ktublo wero burned. The total
los on both I $2,000. The , Ares were
euiieed by an incendiary, . '
Wtille tho ltev. 11. II. Johnson was being
ordained to tbe priesthood by Bishop G I lien
pia at Grand Itspids, Mich, the ltev. II. 8.
Woodford forbade tbe ceremony on tbo
ground that Mr. Johnon I an habitual liar.
Mrs. Vojrcl shot mil killed Ed Traub, a
hoy In Louisville, Ky., because he refused
to get off her fence, where he was sitting.
Two white girl eloped from Ann Arbor
with twtt Juputice student at tho Michigan
CnpU htephen liniNdlll Ballard died lu
Grand ItiiplJx, Mich., from the result ot
hiirdfthlp' suffered In Itebel prisons. At
CharlcNion lie was one ot the Federal of
ficer who were placed under fire ot tho
Federal guns during tho bombardment.
lSurclur entered tlvo houses In Ottumwa,
In, dining tbo nllit. County Treasurer
Mowcry had a hand-to-hand encounter with
a burglar who awoke him by platting a re
volver to ins eur. Tbe burglar escaped.
' John Sumner, father of ex-C'ongremau
stunner ot Waukesha, A Vis, died at Kal
uma.oo, Mich., ajed 80.
1' Ire broke out in the boiler-room ot tho
sawmill of C. 8. Blias &, Co, at Saginaw,
Mich, and In a short time It was totally des
troyed. Loss, fOO.000; insurance, 913,000.
Tho wire rope of an elevator In the works
ot tbe Edfsou Eloctrio Light company,
Philadelphia, broke, precipitating the car
from the third story to tbo cellar. Three
employes wero lu the car, John Taylor and
JcmkIo Booth were injured, probably fatally,
and Jesale Costello was badly hurt.
A collision occurred on the Canadian
Piicltla railway, three mile from Owen
ound, Out. The mail from Toronto wa run
Into by a wild engine. Only one man waa
killed. He was Engineer Kyle of tbe light
engine. His fireman, Stephen Smith, was
bsdly hurt. The engineer and fireman of
tbe other engine Jumped . and saved them
Tbe tugboat Ella at New Orleans ran Into
and Miiuk a barge of the St, liuls and Mis
sissippi Valley Transportation CompuLy.
Total loss f2J.O00. 'J
A special train, carrying offlcluls of the
Chicago & Went Michigan Railroad Jumped
the track at the Manistee Junction, Mich.
Superintendent Agnew was seriously hurt,
aud Motive Power Superintendent Morrla
badly bruised. Manager lleald. Passenger
Agent Dahaven and Construction Superin
tendent Doyle were shaken up but not hurt.
Michael Kelly, of Clnclunatl, assaulted
hi mother a week ago. - She has died. He
1 locked up charged with murder.
Louis Levy. In attempting to board a grip
car in Chicago slipped and was thrown oft
In front of a bore and buggy. He waa run
ver and received serious injuries on the
head and arms. Albert Schorlow, tbe
driver, was arrested.' . 1
C William Brown, ot Marsh all, Mo, went
home in a drunken condition and began to
toy with a loaded abotguu, when tbe wea
pon waa discharged, tbe loadsUmost tearing
away a lower Jimbot his youngest boy. M4
little girl was also wounded la the face
Both children are suffering greatly. '.
Benjamin II. lluber, store-keeper and
postmaster at Hubers, Pa, waa found shot
dead la his store. Some time ago tblevea
entared the. store and lluber arranged a
spring gun to shoot tbein should they re
turn. The gun waa found d I -charged and
lluber is believed to baveshot himself while
ketliug tbe gun.,'
Chief of Police Gerald of Montgomery,
Ala, waa dleharged on tbe ground of Juxti
tluble homicide in killing W. W. Cottrell
the desperado exOfayor of Cedar Keys
Fia. ;-, , :
Cbarle Link, a six year old boy, of Cin
cinnati, overturned a pot of bolllug water
and is fatally scalded. i
Three mills at G la.tonbury, Conn, used
by the J. II. Williams company In the manu
facture ot soap powder, were burned. Los,
$100,000. - ' '
The Welts Elevator, the . largest in But
Iitlo, ba leeii totally destroyed by tire.
Two other large elevators and a number ot
adjoining warebousos are now In flames, and
the tire is spreading rapidly along the lake
front. " . . ' ' ' -
.About $,000 poke-workers .employed br
II. C. Frick k Co, In tba Conuellsvilla, Pa,
coke region struck f ir the rclnxUtement of
adixibiirged workman.. Over bait tbe ovens
are "till in operation, but altogether 10,000
men will be out ' Both sides are firm and a
bitter struggle Is expectod.
Mr. J. P. Patrick waa attacked by1
tramp In her store al Unit, O. Ha fractured
brr skull and then robbed tbe drawer of
9100. He escaped. ',' i -,
A ROBBER'S SUICIDE
JOE JACk'SON DASnES OUT HIS B1U1X
' IN A FKISON. - - ' ' '
t Eaproaa Tralu Jlabbad --Murder of
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v: ' - ' Took Fatal Lsnp. ' ' V'.
' Joa Jackcon, the noted train robber, an
one of the notorious Kube Burrow gang,
eommltted suicide In tbo peultentlary at
Ja kou, Mich, by Jumping from a flight of
atrp to a brick pavement fifty feet below.
He was to have been arraigned with Hub
Mnlth, another of tbe gang, for robbing lbs
I mail at tbe Buckatanna train robbery a
few months ago. Tbe United Slates Mar
shal sent an oillcer to tbe cell after blm, but
j be bad no sooner opeued the door than Jack
eon, with a drawu knife, ran tip the step.
Ho wn told be could not escape.
"I know that," he replied, "but I can kill
myself, which I am going to do, aud end
tblsmattler. I will uever bo arraigned in
this court for my crimes." .
Tbe oflloers reasoned with bint for an
hour and a half without shaking blm from
hi horrible purpose. They then went up
tbe steps, but Jackson held tbem at bay
with the knife, telling tbciu be would kill
the first man who laid hands on him. Tbe
penitentiary officials, seeing that be as de
termlned, got a bed to catch him on when
be made bis fatal leap. ; .
"O, that will do no good," he coolly re
marked. "I will Jump over it." Then
without any emotion he said to those h.
low: "Look out! Here I come." And mak
ing a dive with hla head downward, he
truck tbe pavement, fifty feet below. His
akull was crushed and after lingering un
consciously an hour bo died.
Seven desperate negroea made a daring
escape from the county Jail at Kansas City.
i They overpowered Jailor O'llara, pounded
, bun nearly to death with their slop-buckets,
I took bl revolver away, and tired two shots
' at blm and left bun unconscious, while they
j rushed out, brandishing pistols, knives, and
tbe heavy Iron buckets from their cells.
I Tbe streets were crowded with people,
and the sight of tbe seven yelling depcra
. ' does running amuck created consternation.
! So great was tho excitement aud scare that
a general police alarm was turned in and In
less than fifteen minute after the escape
over 200 policemen were in pursuit of tbe
fugitives. In an hour five were recaptured
among them the man who shot the Jailer.
He was a negro highwayman named Peter
I Jackson and he emptied the remaining five
j bullets of bis pistol at three policemen who
1 cornered him in a box-car on the levee. One
of (be officers wan wounded.
I Jackson made a desperate resistance with
stones, but was finally clubbed into Insen
sibility by tho other two officers. Two of
' the fugitives run through crowded I'n Ion
I avenue. In that thoroughfare they knocked
' down several ladles with the heavy buckets.
Puttorson Brown, another negro, caught an
clevuted train going ecrois the State line
into Kansas, where ho wus captured. Ho
waa clubbed so severely that he may die.
i Green Reed, a murderer, and Edward,
j Pendleton, it robber, are til I at large
Tho break 'oecurre I when Jailer O'llara
opened tho cells to let tho prisoners tuke
their exercise through the corridors about
110 o'clock in the forenoon. The scheme was
prearranged, tor the moment they were all
out the Jailer was attacked. Tho ven cv
Icapwd before aixislunt could get the doors
closed. Jailer O'llara la in a ncrlous con
dition., . . -,.
NmlUeiily Taken Off. .
William W, Cottrell, ex-Mayor of Cedar
Keys, Flu., wus shot aud instantly killed its
Montgomery, Ala., by Capt. A. S. Gerald,
Chief ot Police. Mr. Cottrell had been lu
( the city sevcrul days unci was drinking. He
i wus arrested on the charge of being drunk
. and disorderly. - He was released, and left
police headquarters vowing vengeance.
I Gerald's friends went to him and told blm
Cottrell was looking for htm. Gerald re
I muiued In hia office and received a challenge
' from Cottrell to light a duel.
I Tbe Chief paid no attention to the chal
lenge, but remained at tbe office till Mr.
Cottrell, accompanied by a friend, rodo up
to police beadquurtera. The shooting oc
curred In front of tbe ofllco. Cottrell wo
J shot twice with a double-barrel gun, one
load laklug effect lu hi body and the other
' going through tho face, entering ou the left
' cheek and panning out through the eye, tear
I Ing the eyeball out. '
I Cottrell was probably ono of the mot
widely-known men in -tbo couutry. He It
was who crealed such a :souatioii about
' twelve months ago at Cedar Kcya, Fla, by
terrorizing Federal CUKtom-lloiie officials
and cllixeus. He was Mayor of the town.
A United States revenue cutter was sent
Ibere from New York during his reign of
CspL Gerald has lived all hi life In Mont
gomery. He has bf en Chief of Police for
: the liikt ten or twelve year aud ba been
regarded aaaputieut and painstaking officer.
He has been In a number of' close places,
hut ho never shot any ono before. He su r
rendered to the authorities.
j Vrm hl ImIo tha Hlaapar. '
A sleeping-car - on the south-bound
Florida limited express on tho Cluciiinat
Southern road wa run Into by a Louisville
and Nutdivlllo freight at Junction City. Ky.
Tbe tracks of the two road a', this poiut
; cross each other at right angle. The South
i em tralu pulled aero ttio track, but
left the sleeper on tho crossing.
A Louisville and Knsiivllla . freight
got away from the engineer on the down
grade aud rraahed into the sleeper, htlr
ing the coach and Injuring a number of pas
senger. . Tbe Injured are: B. N. Austin,
Asxixtant General Faeiiger Atfent of the
. Northern Pad lie railroad at St. Paul, Minn,
leg cruhod ; W. T. Hardee. General
; Freight Agent of the Savannah, Florida and
WeMcrn railroad, back aeveiely Injure I; F.
J. Nlmelor, Fiudlay, O, fatally cnixhinlj
Mr. Towmdey, of Uelvhlere. Hi.; Fred V.
Shaler, Fiudlay, O.J D. I'm Mialer, O. j Mrs.
' 8. W, Wheeler, Mil waiik W. - , ;
I ' A d feature of Hie iiii-iortinui which be-
fell 1C N. A Hi" tin Is that he bud gone to Jackj-
sonMlle, Flo., to lako home the body of has
' mother, who had receutlv died, and her hotly
was hi Ihu bugt;ugo car at thu lime of tho uf
. eldent, - .. : , ' " ' - r. .. '.' " ' '
Miot tor Havanaa. ' v
J. Beaumont, a former special policeman
In the employ ot tho Kaunas City, Fort
Scott & Memphis Railroad, was sbot.in tbe
street at Kan -as City by David H. Green, a
special railroad pollouman. Tbe bullet on
er cd his head above the right toinple and
ho fell dead. The shooting wu tbe result
of trouble between the two men of some
weeks' standing. Green vlalm that Beau
mont had been trying to get him discharged
and 'to that end bod been lyln jabout blm to
Captain Juuklii, the chief of tbe railway
police department. Green claims the shoot
ing was douo in self-detente. . ,
. rwund Iad la Bad..
In a cold cheerless room In tbe attto of a
rather babby-looking brick building on
South Ilalsted street, Chicago, Adam Moser,
one of the pioneers of Chicago, diad, leaving
an estate worth from 920,000 to 92A,O0O. He
was unattended and alone aud his dead body
wu not found until 8 o'clock next after
Adam Metz, an employe o( tba Ornamsn
tal Horn company, waa found dead in but
room on Jackson street, Chicago. A box of
poison lying upon a chair at bis bedside
indicated the uianuer of bis death. Metx
was oneaa prosperous business-man in Den
ver, Colo, a bauk-book among his possessions
showing that October, 1380, be bad 100 de
ported to hi credit In tho First National
Bank of Denver. He lost his money, how
ever, aud weut to Chicago. It is supposed
tbst his losses preyod upon bis ml ad, caus
ing him to commit suicide.
John Bo wen, a teamster, was. found In a
dying condition In a shed at tbe rear of Wa
bash avenue. His condition results from ex-.
poure and Intoxication. He was removed
to tha County Hospital and tho physicians
say he will not recover. ' .
A Lively Tustle.
Constable John (j. Grant went to W. D.
Coker's saloon, on Fourth avenue. In Chi
cago, to seUe a snare drum. Bill Jobi
son, the bartender, not only declined to
let blm have tbe drum, but when he
preslsted In his attempt to make tbe
levy tried to throw . the constable out.
Grant drew bis v revolver aud fired
two shots at Johnson. Tbe latter grappled
with the constable, took tbe gun away from
blm and then turned it loose against every
body In tbe saloon. Bullet flew In every
direction. One grazed Grant's ear and an
other cut a button off a negro roustabout's
coaL ' Johnson seemed to enjoy the pistol
practice and would have emptied tbe re
volver, bad not Wesley Plummer, Grant's
factotum, knocked him down with a slung
shot. W 1.II0 Johnson lay on tbo floor tin
couscloua Grant got tbo drum and his re
volver ; and left. Johnson subsequently
culled at the Armory Police Station and
s store out a warrant for Grant's arrest. All
the parties io the affair are colored.
Big Hotel fire In Bait rranelnca.
Fire waa discovered at 8 -o'clock In tbe
morning lu Hueter Bros. St Co.' paint-shop
under the Grand Hotel, San Francisco, CaL
The flames spread rapidly aud by 6 o'clock
had spread along the eastern end of tbo
block, bursting from tbe roof and windows.
Tbe wind was light aud the efforts of the fire
men io conllne tho tire within tbe block oc
cupied by tbe Burlington and Grand Hotel,
were successful. ' About 0 -o'clock the roof
ot the Burliugtou Hotel fell in. In a short
time the interior of tho Burlington was u
complete wreck and the front of the Grand
on Market street, together with tbe eastern
end udjoining tbe Burlington, was also in
ruin. The wentern end wu mived.
The origin of tbe fire Is unknown. The
heaviest losers are the Burlington Hotel,
building and furniture, 900,000; the Grand
Hotel, building and furniture, 75,000;
Hueter BroH.' tock, $30,000; O. P. Down
ing, Iohh to stock, $20,000. The total foss is
estimated ut ln-tween 3TK).000 and 9300,000.
Hliot liy Cowur.lly liurglara. .
Three burglars for whom the police wero
wutcliint;. arrived at Key West, three mile
from Dubiiqun, la. Tbey asked for a ride
ou the Smidt Brewery wajroii. After get
ling on the wagon they llred a bullet lu I be
buck of the drlver,Jucob llundeiiHchleld.und
dciiiumled his money. He gave them $100 lu
silver aud slipped $:)00 under the cushion on
theseat. They then Jumped off tbe wagon.
llaudeiisebield drove ruddly to tbo city and .
had tho ball extruded from his back, lit
is seriously lnurcd. The sheriff has organ
ized a posse uiid bus gone in pursuit of the .
robber. ' : , . . , : .
A dUpatch wus received from Wyoming
requesting tbe officers of the city to be ou
the lookout for the sumo trio of burglars,
who bad raided that town. Several stores
were entered and a large amount ot goods '
taken. Several farm-house were also en
tered, from one of which f.'WX) waa obtained. .
Tbe burgliir were arrosted, but escaped
from the officer. .
J" onort llurlao Trait tura.
' On the old Rupert honlsstead, Just .west
ot Argentine, Kas., was found a pot of gold
and by actual count tbe pot contained $5,000
in coins ranging from 91 to. 9'20. John Ru
pert and James Kslloway were excavati g
for a barn foundation on the site of an old
stable. Rupert's pick struck something
bard, and a lew moments' work disclosed
an iron kettlo of about live galfona capacity
and covered with an iron lid. When tbe lid
was finally knocked oft n shining heap of .
gold waa reveuled. There were colna of va-,
nous values, many of them of dutce pre
ceding tbe Mexican Wur and none of them
later than 1834. it is believed that tho pot
of gold was buried by the owner during the
troublous border limes Just preceding the
opening of.tbe civil war, and It la probable
that tbe owner waa killed
Heat Out Hla HtaptlauEhler' Brain.
In the Criminal COurt, Pittsburg, Pa,
Frank Geraile was sentenced to death, lie
I the Allegheny man who killed Ins 3-year,
old stepdaughter, Annie llocfler, hut March,
by catching her up by the leg aud beating
out her brains against the cradle.
"Have yon anything to say," Judge Ma
gee asked him, "why tbe court should not
pronounce the sentence of death V Gcrade '
thought for a moineut and then replied as
"I don't want to say, anything; I have
nothing, lo say. I don't know anything
about this affair. 1 don't remember what
happened or what I did. All 1 know Is.
what I learned afterward what my brother
told me when I wa arrested. That Is all I.
kuow about It, aud further than this I can
not say any thing." ' '
-Fatal Hallroid Aeelriant. , '
Fiv live were lost in an accident on tho
Canadian Pacltlc, between Claremont and .
Myrtle. A washout was reported on tho I
road, and an en hie, with five men. was (lis- j
patched lo repair ilaiuuiies. Coin Ing sudden- i
ly upou the- break the engine plunged into a
creek anrl all ou iHi'anl were drowiied. The '
names of the dead men are: John. Wanle, !
bridge Inspector; John At tin, fngincer) F. I
Oliver, nreman ; Sectioiuueu Lott and Mori
arty. , . ... , ',. V , ;" ...
The event .fc ami night (rains to and from
the East did not g.it through, and passengers
were transferred at the gui. . The. body of
Wan loss was found next morning.. He was
suiurried man with three children. . .
r ..Two Mimi, Crushed to Dra h. '
An accident on the new freight road
which l being constructed by (:ie Pennsyl
vania Coinpuuy t Morrisvllle, N. J, re-
. ...-A l .1.. . ..... . , ... ...
piinu in tua UMIU VI 1KB iiu-ii iiiu ill IIIO
Jliiijury of tiboiit score of other. A high
jjtrestla stands near the track, front which
jibe ears-are emptied. Hx of the cars be
ncaino detached from the engine and ran
Sdo.wn the track a quarter of a mil s,t a
(K ery fust rate. Wheu they came dear the
otiom of the trestle fmey . toppled over on
i gang of men who were working below
l'he Injuricsof ibe men hurt aro not da n
jlfcrous. Tbe gang wu composed of Ital
ics. : , . . . . , ' ;. ..;... ;. ,
WESLEY. BAIX II, THE BORSEMAX.
SHOOTS HIMSELF AT BOSTON. ? '
Aasauliadbya Col or ad Ma Tan Ml lor
Lost A Threatened LynehlH;
'.'. 4:'J ' "" Kie.KU.
A Sport Ink Man Suicides. '
Wesley P. Batch, tha horseman, commit
ted suicide by shooting blmself. He was
alono In hla ofllco In Boston, Mass, at Iba
time, and It was some time after tbe shot
was fired before his body was discovered.
Financial embarrassments aro tald to have
led to the act. Thors have been rumors for
some time that be bad been sailing close to
tbe wlnd.bavlng lost heavily on a depreciat
ing market. However, no one suspected
that he was In such straits aa to cause blm
to take his life - ;
. Few In tbls country have been Interested
In more valuable trotting horses than Mr.
Balcb. lie bred, bought, and sold nearly
230, many of them very valuable. The once
famous stallion Ethan Allen he owned dur
ing tho last three years that the horse wa
In New Eugland, and sold him In 1870 to
Mr. Spraguerof Providence for $7,600.
Among tbe double teams that be sold wera
Jeise Waters and Darknesa for 913,600;
Sweet Brier and Dirigo, to Senator Jones of
Nevada'for $13,000: Monarch and Emperor,
a chestnut team, for $11,000. Tbo mare
Purity, by Blue Bull, be sold for 929.000
the highest price paid for any New England
mare. ' ' '
, .. Say Ha Asaaulted Bar
Two pretty young women sat In a retired )
pot in sue vriminat court in vuicagu uu
listened to the proceeding in the trial ot
Henry 8mltb. . . . . , .
One of the' young women shrank back
front public gaze aa far as possible, and.
triad In vain to cover her tear-stained face.
With her. pocket handkerchief. Sbe wa
Miss Henrietta Elsenga. and supported by.
ber friend and room-mate. Miss Ida Thorn.
She was tbero to prosecute Henry Smith,
the negro who. It is alleged, on Aug. 13 last,
made a brutal assault upou ber. '
' MUs Elenga la a drcs-maker who board
ed on Loomls street. She left there and on .
a subsequent evening returned for ber
trunk. While in. tbe building she was as
aaulted by a negro, who dragged ber Into a
room and kept ber there all night. ,
Half fainting the young girl made ber
complaint to the police, and an officer went
to the place and arrested Henry Smith, tbe
colored Janitor, Just a be wa about to flee.
He wa identified by Miss Elienga. . Smith '
It a young and not bad-looking man. , .
, Tha farmer Fighting for I'ure Food. I
The following resolutions was adopted'
by the Farmers' Mutual Benefit Associa
tion of the State of Illinois lu Convention
assembled at Sprliiglleld, on tbe 21st duy of
October, 1SSKJ, by a very large vote. t
. WiiKKKaa, There has been introduced In
to tho iSenato of tho United Mates a bill
known as tbo Paddock Pure Food Bill,
(Senate Bill No. itWl). which bill was refer
red lo the Agricultural Committee of the
Senate and reported fuvorably by the Hon.
A. S. Paddock, Chairman of said Commit-
WiiKitnAf, Under the provisions ot said
bill all drugs aud food products are re- !
l ul rod to be properly branded when offered '
for sale, and all adulterations prohibited tin- ',
der heavy penalties, thus preventing fraud,
and enhancing the value ot all farm pro ,
ducts, therefore I
Bk it Rkmolvkp, That we fa-
vor tbe passage of the said Puddock Bill, '
but oppose any mcas ne of taxation such as
tho Couger Compound Lard Bill, which is '
clus legislation, taxing one lnduitry for
tbo benefit of another. , 'I
Bk it Kt'itTiiKK Rk.koi.ved, That a mo-1
moriul toCoucreea be prepared setting forth j
our views, and that a delegate ve affi-
our signatures to the same. . ,
A Ylndlctlre Negro. ,
Whilst two small white boys named Mo
Gee and Wanslcy were packing lint
cotton In the press of a cotton gin in
Anderson County, 8.' C, a negro boy :
about 17 years old passed by tbe press
and strlklug a match .threw it Into
the cotton. In few seconds, the cot-"
ton was ablaze and the little fellows begun ,
screaming for help, but before tbey could
he rescued they were horribly burned. Tbo
Wansley hoy died three hours afterwards.1
Young McGee wa alive next morning but
hla entire body Is burned and no hope ia
entertained for bis recovery. He is, bow-ever,-
still conscious and says that some
time before the occurrence young Wansley
struck tbeeolored boy with a stick and that
the negro set fire to the cotton In revenge.
Tbe latter has left the neighborhood and
there is no clue as to his whereabouts. , j
Two JSxpre Trains Kobbed,
; Two night trains on the Georgia railroad,
one leaving Atlanta for Augusta and the
other leaving AUKUsla' for Atlanta, were
rohlted. Tbe Southern Express Company
takes no way packages. It being a through
run, and Ibe messengers sleep on cots In the j
express-car. Tbe tram leaving Augusta '
waa robbed of about 940. The messenger Js
lu Atlanta, and his story has not been yet
received. Messenger Ficklen, who reached ,
Atlanta In the morning, I a heavy loaer, as
a telegram says hi packages amounted to
ftmral ! t papa Lynching.
. Erneat Forbes, the colored youth who ia..
unuer anrsicnargau mm iiwuiun( ueriua
Pbipps, aged 13, waa secretly removed from
Annapolis, Md., to Baltimore. Tba In
tended lyncher of Forhe reached Camp
Parole, two mile from Annapolis, In tbe
night, but their advance guard could not
find a safe way to pasa tbe troop . aud get
Into the city, to ay nothing ot getting In
side the Jail. Tbe excitement waa some
what allayed when It became known that
Forbes was secretly carried to Baltimore, . .
lliid McCoy, tbo Outlaw, Killed. ;
Bud McCoy, tbe leader of the notorious
McCoy gaug, was killed near Tennis Camp.
Logan county. W, Va., by a man named
Dompsey, of ibe Hatlleld gang. Other par
ties sre supposed 'to have assisted In the
killing.- Tho country is wild with excite
ment and it Is believed Ihst Dempscy and
his associates will bo found and the death of
McCoy avenged. There were eighteen bul
lets found in McCoy's body,. McCoy is
known to have killed eight men, but he baa
always escaped puniahmeiit. .
" " I'art of m Whaling Craw Lor. ", 1
Tba lo of six men from the Whslcr
Charles W. Morgan, which arrived at San
Francisco from the Okhotsk Sea, has Just
been made public Tbo men Ifeft the vessel
In a small )oat Scptomber ' 1st iu pursuit of
a whale. Tbo whalo was harpooned and
staried off nt a rapid rale, towlug after blm
the boat, which contained Second Mate II.
A. Martin and five seamen. ' A fog set In and
nothing wa ever seen of the host again. It
1 believed the whale smashed the boat kill
ing tha occupants. . , . . . f .
The whaler Norwhal from Fox Island re
ports six men washed from lu decks during
a gale, but two of tbe men were fortunately
.thrown bjck alive by a return wave
,v- Tba Neat Hanate. . .
'", , ' ' . Doubt-
. State. : Rej Dem. F, A. lul.
Alabama........'... . . '..;
Arkuuraa . . '
Caliioruia.,.. 1 1 .
Colorado'. , 51 ' , . ..
Connecticut'. .a " ..
Florida........... x .. .
Georgia "i ..
Idaho... - ...
JiliDols t . .. 'V 1
Indiana .. . 3t ..
Iowa S u
Kansas s,... ' 1 i .. 1
Kentucky ........ .. a . . ..
Louisiana; ' 2 ' i-
, Mftlue...: , . ..- ' ..
Maryland ............ ' 51 1 , .,
Masacbusctl..... i ..
Michlgsii.. 1 .. .
Minuesota a ...
Mississippi i.. a .. ..
Missouri.... ...... .. " 5t ' .. . ..
Monlaua. .7. ...... a ....
Nebraska a .,
Nevada..'.. ..2 . .
New Hampshire.. 1 . .. .. 1
New .lrey .. 2 ., ..
Now York 1 1 .. . . ..
North Carolina... .. . a ..
NorthDakou a .. ' ..
Ohio 1 1 . ; .. '
Oregon a . .. . ..
Punnsylvaiila a ... ... ..
Rhode Island -tl ..
South Carolina... .. i .....
South DakoU 1 .. .. 1
, Tennessee .. 3 -. .. ..
Texas .. 'J .. .. ...
Vermont..........-). .. ...
Virginia J ' ..' . ..
Washington....... a .. ...
West Virginia..., .'. a .. , n r .
AVisconslu 1 1. ... 4 i,..
Wyoming. 3. ..
.- The Nazi House.
'"'- . . F. A.
.' State. Rep. Dem. Dem. F.
Alabama . 8 . .. ;
Arkansas..,. 3 ..
California A J . ..
Colorado. 1 ... ..
Connecticut ' 1 . ..
Delaware ' 1 . .
'Florida...,...,.....; .. . a . .. .,
Ueorgia.... 1 . U
Idaho 1 ..
Illinois......... 11 r
: Indiana 3 .10 .. -' ..
Iowa ft Of
Kansas 1 4 , .. a
Keulucky... ......... 1 0 1 ..
Louisiana. ' ... . ..
Maine ....v.... 1 .. ..
Maryland .. ..
Mawutcbusctt 7 IV ..
Mlcbigau.... 4 7 ..
Minnesota 1 '& . . . , , 1
Mississippi ...... .. U 1 ..
Missouri.... .. 14 ..
Montana 1 .. ..
Nebraska '. .. .a 1 ...
Nevada... 1 . . ..
New Hampshire a .. . ..
New Jersev 2 3 .. ..
New York'. 1J 23
North C'uroiina 1 4 4 ..
North Dakota........ 1 .. .. ..
Ohio 7 14 .. ..
Oregon 1 . . . . . .
I'en.ylvunlii.... 17 H ,.
Uiiode Island 1 .. ..
Sun ill Curoliua. .. 4 .. ,.
South Dakota........ a .. ...
Teiiuessce... ........ a K
Texas 11 .. ..
'Vermont..'.,........ 2 ..
Washington 1 .. ' ..
West Virginia .. 4 .. ...
Wisconsin....,..;....' 1 S .. ..
Wyoming 1 ... . .
Total............. 01 224 13 3
MARKKT Kfcl'OJir. '
liErvts Extra UMl.TUI) lbs t M'Kl A
(lotsl to lancy sicers .... 4.ix Mm
four lo lueuiuiu steers. ... 'J.Tixa :i.HU
k . - Veal Calve , W)
Miuru Cow-per bead ; '.Ui6 .'Vi.tm
llotis Mixed a.7iri 4.H)
bHser Nnitve.... d.''( 5.IO
W msat Xo U Spring i .'( .Mil
I'obm No. U .! .M
tlT No. Si ,.U
Potatoe r bushel : .irt " ..
loui.TBr chicken, live, iicr lb .07r(4 .oh
Ducks, ' " .. .oHTfjk .uw
Turkev. . " .. JJWiB .in
BcTTEn Choice Creamery .i7
Low grade ; . .OVjA ,.U8
Cheese Full Cream .oM .rat
Off Grades Ua .05
uoi Fresh, ssr dot,
. 1ST. LUL'iS.
IiKEvE Cliolee naUvea.... ........ t4.4O2i.V00
lloos Choice... S.yfa 4 m
bnsar S.wka 6.10
Wbeat No. a, Ked .Un w
CoHNNa m .Ml
Oat .4Js .41
Wheat No. S, Red , . .Oral .9
Oat , , .to
v . . i DETROIT.
Wheat No. S, Bed...... '. .1 .(Mtfttl.OO
Cobh ,, .VI
OAT... . .410 .U
UeavE Grain and Com Fod........H.(Tvrj$l.80
KTEEaa Uraaa Itange.. l.iUp t.m '
Wheat No. ... .. .9
Cork No. II .4 ft '.44
Oat No. a.... i:. ''" 'M
' ' . Mardar and HnleMo. .
Miss Ida Snyder, a very estimable young
lady, was shot and distantly killed at Han
n a. La Porte County, I ml., by Albert fcliurt,
a rejected lover, bburt had been paying at- -tentiou
to ber for two years, but bis ad
vances towards a marital engagement were al
ways discouraged. Heceutly ho waa discarded
n earnest. lie left ber vowing that she
should marry no one else. Nothing was
thought of his threat. The other day Miss
(Snyder was returning to ber borne, three
miles wast of Hanna, lu her father a car
rlage, driving alone. Hho had 'ten at llsnna '
leaching and attending church, fehurt came
from tbe opposite direction on horseback.
I Without a word he drew a revolver and
fired, the shot piercing Mis Miydcr's heart,
killing her Instantly, lie then placed the
weapon at bis own lorjhcsd and fired, falling
from the horse dead. Ml Miyder hurts
ran away, bringing up al tbe farm residence
with tho bleed lug corpse of Mis Miydcr,
which wa the first Intimation that her par
eit had of the terrible tragedy : beii tbe
terrilled family reached the stable the form
of their daughter was found lying on the
floor of the carriage., fchurt's body wus
found in the road a short time after, 'I ho af
fair has caused the greatest eKcliemrnt and
surprise because tiburf baa alway borne an
excellent reputation and wwotaiuiot, good
lialurcd dl-position, A union Iret veii tba
couple "would have been looked njon with
Tavor lit both families, Iss was a prosper
ous young farmer. It wat simply a vase of
unrequited love.; v . .-, 's
, - LaapedtolA h. ',.'..
Lilly lllldburgb, wife of Henry lliid
hurgli, was found lying lu the rear of a
building In New York, crushed to death.
Mrs. illldburgh had been sick fnrsome time '
past, confined to her room on tbe third floor
of tbe building, in a very aristocratic part
of tho city. .6bo had three nurses lu attend
ance upon her, but she , eluded their vigil
auce and in her delirious state Jumped from '
tbe window. Konla servants lu the residence
ou the opposite lde of tbe street, on opening
the curtains noticed the woman's body lr
Ing in tbe area. A physician was called,
bnt be pronouueed tha woman beyond hu
man help. ' . ,
l' ,itrllSiiall v4..J.;. ,w .I, e. i .f..:; 4 .."'.'. ... '