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' a K1N1TBY, Pob'm a Por. '
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
latest Intelligence From
Farts of the World.
William Grady who was to hsve Ucn
, tried on the elm rue of man-laughter In Cbl
caO bMiioiuiiilttMl suicide.
Scott McDanlcI, the leader of tint truln
robber who held up a pasenirer train near
Texarkana, and was subsequently arretted,
tried, ffound guilty and sentenced to
life Imprisonment and escaped by sawing
out of bl cell, was recaptured at Columbus
- Tex. .
Tbe extensive brickmaklng plant of Fer
guson and Penlson at Benton Harbor,
Mich., waa eomplntodly destroved by die.
Tuo low exceed 93,000; no insurance.
John Mulliull Jr., young Morrlsanta (X.
...,Y.) lawyer, shot bun-elf In the lioiul. Ho
waa despondent from financial trouble.
O. C. Kur, a prominent roal eatato
broker and money loaner of falmu, Kun.,
.waa drowned. . .
, The official canvass of the vote In Michi
gan wii unnouoced. For Governor. Kd
win B. Wlnan (I)em.) received 183,725
voce, James M. Turner (Hep.) 172.205,
l'artrldge (I'ro.) 28,091, Boldun (Labor)
1B.108, The Deniocrata elected nine Con
greosineu and the Republican two. The
eutlre Deniocralto Stale ticket wa also do
! The wholesale liquor home of A. II. Law.
renco & Co. of Dallas, Tex., made an u
. ignuiMiit. The liabilities are about
- flib000; asset not yet determf tied.
Two thriving Arkansna.iown. Darda
,'nelle and Moutlccllo, we're lmot wiped
out of existence by Are. The aggregate
lo will reueh l00,f.00j only partially In
.ii red. Pirdanello I In the western part
of the stale and Monilcello hi the southern
f A disastrous fire occurred at PotUtown,
I'a., burning nut the more of II. M. Boot,
,L.&W. C. Becker. II. -Leopold, J. II.
fcbuner, and W. L. Hone. The oa will
aggregate 875,000 to f ?K),000.
. Georgo rerkrr and Jainc hum were
frozen lo death near Clay CcurMlnusc, V,
Joseph Marshall, hi lO-ycnr-old sou
Charle and a youth named Jlcrbei t Conner,
nil of Harbor Spring. Mlcb., were drowned
. 'in Llltlo Traverse Bay while llshing.
i A bad wreck occurred near Wilcox, Pa.
by a train-dispatcher running two freight
.together, lloth engine and thirty-five cur
wero totally demolished, with n loss of
about 940,000. . The train were going nta
rate oi rorty mile an hour but happened to
meet on a straight track, and the trainmen
jumped and were uninjured.
. George Hitter, of 8anduky, Ohio, com
Milted suicide, being . dcspoiidciit from
The hog cholera I rairlng -in Atchlon
. county, Kansas, and the dloase I rapidly
sprenuing. nog are Hying in drove.
Charles E. Lay lor, a prominent citizen
of Frankfort, Ka., committed suicide by
hooting himself through the heart.
Michael AlcCormlck, of tfcruuton, Pu
waa fatal ly Injured by the car. .
loaepti urecken, or si. I'eiil, wa run
over by a street car and killed.
' Ilelnrlch Schultx received fatal Injuries
by leaping from the third, atorv of a St.
Lout boarding-homo which wa on lire
Robert Hichter nnd Louis Kvar. both of
San Antonio, Tex., between whom there
bad been a qunrrel, mot, and Hichter whip
ped Evnr. The latter tlicu got a rifle ami,
going to Illchter bouse, shot hi enemy
dead. The murderer wa captured.
Gn from a cout stovo noarly suffocated
family nt Newark, O.
Tim Big Four railway company' grain
elevutor at Samlusky, )., together with sev
eral adjoining bulldinir belonging to that
company and about 8,000,000 feet of lumber
belonging to the Huuditsky Lumber uud
Ilox company, wa destroyed by lire.
The daughter of Mr. Sarah Cochrane, of
Cherry bend, near Wilmington, O., wa
shot three time by Sherman McMulon, who
wa living at tlio bouse under fie niimcd
namo of Johnson. McMulon Iheu committed
'1 be bodies of Joseph Marshall, hi son
Charle and Horbcrt Cooncr, of Harbor
Spring, Mich., were washed uiliore about
seven mile north of that vllluuc They
were returning from a tishlng crulso nnd
the supposition I that tholr .bout wan
wrecked in the storm.
About 1.000 ton of hay on Fisher's ranch,
near Denver, Col wa set on tire mid to
tally destroyed. A man named Itaker wan
suspected of tho deed, and hi body waa
found bauglng by a rope beneath a brldgo
near Argo. lie wa evidently quietly. but
A turkey shoot two mile west of Key tea
YlHe, Mo., broke up in a riot and Joeph
Brown, a boy eighteen year of age, wo
killed. Besides the death of Urown tlve
young wen were wounded, two of them
serlou-ly. Joseph and John Ilerrfmaii wero
A rollislou between freight trains on
the Cincinnati Southern railway occurred
at Klko Station, south of Somerset, Ky.
Brakeman J. O. Stephen was killed and
Engineer Hall is thought tu be fatally
injured. The accident wa caued by the
lady operator at Pine Knot not giving
A granary, holding 15,000 buidiel of
grain, besides lot of machinery and ahetU,
wa burned to tho ground near Pipestone,
Ulnn. The total loss Is estimated at about
W, J. LeRoy, a freight conductor on the
Louisvll'a A Nashville railroad, wu arret
ed in Louisville. Ill arrest, It I alleged, i
the first of wuoleale prosecution to begin
t once against trainmen on the roa l. They
are accused of robbing freight car, and it
l even charged that wreck have been ar
ranged In advance to cover evidence of
lira. fill. UcCoppIn, wife of a bank
cashier, committed autcide at Lima, O., by
taking a dose of poison. Cause ia uu
known. Jsnies Lane wa dellberatoly shot and
killed at bis door at Salom, Mass, ; Charles
Cbutt and Hlcnael Callahan are the per
on implicated, but the booting I be
lieved to bave been done by Callahan.
The failure of the Farmer' Bank at
Fontanelle, I eausod great excitement,
many merchant and farmer being deposit
on. Reported liabilities 900,000; reported
aneta, f'AOOO. ' .
At Kanapoli. Kas., the Royal Salt com
pany no atruok talt In It shaft at a depth
of 640 feet. The vela I 140 feet thick.
E. D. Teele, charged with ambeiilement
at Jackson, Mluh baa been arretted in
Wotbera Obi. '
Jack Bridge and Burk Itoblnion wert
killed by Apache In tbeGuaduloupo Moun
tain. . H.
Joseph' Bean and Josephine Marlon were
indlctod for the murder of tuo latu-r's bus-
ban'', tioar Charleston, la.
j More than 12,000 cases of rbolera are re
j ported from Guaienialo. and 1,20 de.it hs in
curred In tbo City of uuatcinala In wveu
week. . ......
Mike Flynn throw himself hi front of a
grip-car in Chicago, evidently with ulcido
Intent. He wa shoved along under tbo
front end of the grip-car for several feet nnd
picked up union-clou. He wa conveyed
to the county bo.pital. Ho had sustained
serlou Internal Injuries.
The boiler of a small sawmill at Tlhhet'
sidlng.belween Voodvllleaiid Whito Cloud,
Mich., exploded. The engineer ami two
other were Instantly kllltd and two morn
were probably fatally wounded.
jdr. Louis Ilolniigei left her Home, a
farmhouse Jut east of Saginaw, Mich to go
to a neighbor' leaving her two son aged
3 and 1 respectively, alone. During her
absence the house caught tire and was de.
truyed and tbo children perished In the
Two freight trains on the Union Pni lllc
collided near Coyote Station, Wash. Brake
man Jamea Wa killed and Kugluoer Nlehola
and Fireman Gloso were seriously Injured,
lloth engine were completely tclecped
and tho track torn up for nearly a mile.
Tho body of an unknown man, who killed
himsolf with rat poison aud wa found
dead In hi room In Chicago, wa taken to
a morgue. .
John C. Oston wa accldently killed
while bunting rabbits near WbloblU, Kan.
The porcelain factory at Camellow, Po
land. wa destroyed by lire. Eight of the
employes In tho factory lost, tbe'.r lives In
the burning building.
Z. Toniy of Carbon Hill, O., colored,
stabbed bis mother six lime whllo drunk.
Sho cannot survive. a
Kallo Green, 17 years old and of exem
plary character, coin milled sulcldo at Pea
Moines, la by taking strychnine. Some
mystery I connected with the case.
At St. Paul Charles Price, who murder
rred John McAHMer wltli cotipllng-pin
ar. Catle, Minn., July 27, pleaded' guilty to
murder In the second degree and wa sent
enced to Stillwater State prison for life.
William Murray' bam at Limit, O., wa
totally destroyed by an- incendiary lire.
Seven valuable- horses were continued, be
sides buggies, etc.
Six biiNlncs houo at N'ocona, Tex nnd
almost their en ll re slock were burned. Thgf"
loos I about $75,000; Insurance 23,000.
Several other house were damaged.
There are one or two men traveling
throuuh South Dakota selling evergreen
trees, for which some victims agreed to pay
910 per 1.000, and the nolo turned up in the
bank to be a 9100 note.
Iiui Scott, at Kalamazoo, 'Midi., shot Ills
wife and then killed lilnielf. Mr. Scott
Charles Pager of Sioux City, la., com
mitted suicide by bunging.
Charle Davis fell on a buzz-aw at Le
roy, la., and was fatally Injured.
In the Dr. Gibbs shooting case at Kala
mazoo, Mich., the defense declared that tho
doctor had placed a chemical on the
door-knob of Mlchener's room In order to
seo If hi wife entered, and that next morn
ing he found tlio chemicul stain on hi
John L. M. Irby, the Farmers' candidate,
was chosen to succeed Wade Hampton ns
1'nllcil States senator from South Carolina,
by the following vote: Irby, 105; Donald
son, 10: Hampton. 42.
The body of Howard 8, Thompson wa
llslicd out of the river In Chicago. It wa
rumored to be the body of II. B. Campbell,
the mixsing mlllinnarie. It proved, how.
ever, (hut tho man had Jumped off the
bridge ubi.ut an hour Itefore. .
Dan Williams, an old negro living eight
miles from (Juiucy, Fla., was lynched by
negroes. Tho bouse of several negroes
have recently been burned, and it I thought
iio wo the guilty party.
Arthur C. (.'aid well, u student In the Bal
timore Dental College, killed himself by
Some of Dr. Koch' lymph, for the cure of
consumption, reached Washington from
Berlin, Germany. Dr. Magruder Inocu
lated several patients at Garlield Memorial
A fellow called Jack' tbe Plncher. who
terrilied the women In Dubuque, la., some
two years ago, bus resumed operations.
Ills plan of operation i to run up to louo
females at night and pluch them viulously
on tlie arm and legs.
Tlio will of the late Horaco J. Kolley, of.
Cleveland, O., va probated, llio will sets
u-lda property to tbe value of 950,000 for
tbo establishment of a National art gallery
Henry llimann, a clgurmakrr, killed
himself at hi home in Chicago. I la was
despondent from drink.
John II It-key. u packing-bousn employee,
was killed by a Luke Shore train In Chicago.
By the fulling of a scuff old at New Int
uitu four workmen (caritcntors) were pre
cipitated a distance of thirty feet and all
serinuoly Injured. Thoimr- Memo of Cl
quet, Minn., cannot recover.
Patrick Kvau, of St. Paul, shot bis wifo
and then iravo himself up. Hi wife had
commenced divorce proceeding against him.
T. S, Thompson of Maon City, la., wu
killed in a railway wreck at Kingman, Al l.
Day, who pushed hi wife over Niagara
Fulls, wilt be banged In Ottawa Dec IX.
Henry Vlllard was In Minneapolis and
St. Paul looking after hi property. He
sunt he did not think the Wall street panic
was neaf over. It cauo be give us the
McKlnley bill and the Silver bill.
Tbe miners In the Collin coal mine at
Kalo, la., have quit work, declaring that
the place I haunted.
A cyclone In Walton County, Georgia,
blew down several bouse and killed four
Joseph Brown and his step-daughter were
murdered near Dougherty, I. T. Some un
known parlies culled luni to tbe door and
lireil upon him with Winchesters. One ball
struck him In the heart, passed ihrouu'h his
bodv, and struck his stftp-dutighlcr iu tho
head, killing both Instantly.
Hog cholera I playing havoc In the vi
cinity of New Providence, la,, some farmer
losing a many a 200 from tbediaeatc. .
A Missouri, Kansn and Texas train wa
ditched near Donison, Tex. Several passen
gers were llgbtly injured. , .
One white man wa killed and another
wounded lu a battle betwoen the race near
Birmingham, Ala. , . .
AtLydonvllle, Vt, tbemurcury wa 30
Joseph A. Keck, sheriff of Logan county.
W, Va., I In tbe band of tbo police author
I tie, bating become Insane. ,11 Imagine
lie bi a gooe. 4 V
While Jamc Jenson, a farmer, of Con
cordia, Kan., waa driving aero Wolf
Creek hi team took fright. IU waa thrown
from tbe wagon and bis neck broken.
SITTING BULL SHOT.
SOS 8I0CX CII1LF SLAIN WHILE EE-
Ktirrier and KiileldV nt tjrnehlng
' Olhor TUarMhla Click frum
' ' All I'ulNlM.
j II I at Ovinia tiavag Nw.
S ttlng Bull, tlio Sioux Chief, was shot
and killed at hi camp forty mile north
west of Standing lim it Aueiicy. N. D., by
tho Indian police whiro resisting arrest.
Seven other Indians, including Silllnv
Bull's son, Crow Foot, Black Bear, and
Cut. li Bird, were slain. Five of tbe Indian
police were killed.
Four or live days ago it wa decided by
tbe War Department that 8ltting Bull
should be arrested.. Indian Agent
McLaughlin ent tbe chief an order
to come Into the agency. He
refused, aud the Indian police were scut
out to b! camp and lustruo ed to bring him
The plan was for tbn police to proceed to
Bull's camp on Grind Itivcr, followed
closely by a troop of cavalry and a detach
ment of mfaiiiry In Urn rear of tbo cavalry.
Bull had been told of the coming of the
Indian police and be anil his immediate
followers wero fully armed with Winches
ters, scalping knives, i e vol vers and clubs.
Tbo Indian police did not get a:i opportun
ity to demand tbe old medicine inuu's ur
rendcr, but tiring began from tbe
Indian tepee Immediately upon tlij appear
uice of tbe officers, and three of tho lut-
terwere killed outright and two wounded
t , , ... i...,
so serioiislv thut tliuv died before tliev
coutd be moved, and three other slightly.
Tbe police then opened ilro upon tbo sav
ages at the tanie time di-patcbing courier
to the rear to bring up the cavalry. Silting
Bull (turted to iuii up tbe river and waa
captured, but bis follower i made a desper
ate rftort to rescue him, aud he va shot
twice, once lu the left shoulder and again
in the reuion of the lieurt. The body of
Sitting Bull wa secured by the cavalry,
and is being brought to Fort Yale. A
party of reds, estiuiutcd at 100, escaped up
tbe Grand river. ..
It 1 1 way Casualties.
A shocking nccidont occurred at Bristol,
Pa., by which four person were killed, one
fatally wounded, and one seriously hurt. '
It wa caused by the aufety gate at a rail
road crossing being raised. Just before the
New York west-bound express wa duo.
A number of persons had been waiting
for a freight train to pass, and a soon us
the gates were raised they started to cross.
J. Mcllvsine, a teamster, started across with
bi wagon, in which were his l.'t-ycar-old
son, Neu! Mcllvaine; Joseph Ilu-sey, about
the same age; Hugh Devere, a storekeeper,
aud John McGee, about 15 years old.
1 he express train, which was running at
full speed, struck the wagon, instantly
killing Neal Mcllvaine, Joseph Hussey, and
Devere. John .Mcllvaine hud hi shoulder
and leg broken, rib crushed, and was other
wise Internally Injured. He i not expected
to live. Two boys were struck with such
foreo that they were thrown into the
Joseph Johnson, who was crossing tbe
truck on foot, whs also struck by the engine
and Instantly killed. John McGee, who
was also iu the wagon, wu budly injured.
The gatekeeper claim that the clatter of
tbe freight-train- passing drowned the noise
of the bell so thut it could not be heard.
At Maplctnn. O., misplaced switches on
tliu Toledo, Peoria und Western road caused
a bud wreck. A freight-train dashed into the
open switch aud tbo engine anil five car are
piled up iu tbe ditch. It I reported that
the engiuucr and one brakciuaii aro iu the
A Fatal Fire.
Fire broke out in tho store of M. P.
Smith on the public sqiiaro In Kirksvllle,
Mo., and before tbo fireman . could do any
thing Ihe flames bad leaped auros the
street to tho Masonic Temple, the lower
floor of which was occupied ' by the
town nnd county office. .The tire then
spread to a vacant building adjoining uud
to tlio store of William Hart. All these,
house were completely destroyed, but the
contents, wlto tho exception of the stock of
P. M. Smith were saved. Tho wall of a
building adjoining a store fell on tho roof
of the latter, burying In the debris several
persons who were attempting to escape
from Ihe flames. Volney Sweet was killed.
The Injured arc: II. M. Sheep, slightly ;
Mrs. Hoe Hunker, severe Internal injuries
and scalp torn; will probably die; l'rlca,
seriously but not fatally hurt; Fred Sweet,
severe injuries; William Hart, leg crushed
to a Jelly. It I feared more ure buried 'o
ca:b the mini.
Jumped Overboard at 8a.
Mrs, Ida Oclwlnc, un attractive nnd ac
complished lady, 28 year old, was n passen
ger on tlio steamer Trave, which left Bre
men Dec. 3 for New York. The evening of
Dee. Ashe wu missed while a concert was
lu progress In the cabin. A search wu
made for her without avail. The opinion I
that she Jumped ovcrbo inl while temporar
ily deranged. Mrs. Ochvlng was bound
for Chicago, where shu wa to Join her
One of the officers remembered that he
4W Mr,. Orlwingnn deck ulmiil 1) o'clock.
He went forward Just after that and a mo
ment later a big wave struck the vessel,
washing l decks. Mrs. Oelwing wns not
ecu afterward. The decks were very slip
pery and some think she was washed over
bourd. She bud made many friend on
board by her light-hearted, vivacious in u li
ner. Liable to ltf f.yneliitd.
Dun AleCalllster. a burly negro, was ar
rested at Mount Vernon, Ind.. charged with !
assaulting three young ladles with evident
criminal intent, one offense being committed
a week ago and the last hums recently.
Fortunately the ladle e-caped without in
jury. At tlm preliminary trial McCulllster
was positively identified a Uio guilty
wretch nnd bound over l tho Circuit
Court to answer. There Is jirent excite
ment and a strong probability that the
negro will be lynched by a mob. Two
other negroes, John Hamsen and Frank
Suggs aie also charged with participation In
tbe dastardly attempt, but bave left the
Lot, 51 order and Sulelde. 1
A terrible tragedy occurred two mile
louthwett of Morrison, 111. Ilobert Hobert
on, a widower, aged about 70 year, bad
been paying attention to Ml Mary Wall
about two year and bad made frequent pro
posal of marriage and wa a often' refuted.
He now went to ber borne, taking mU
gift with bim. He again made a proposal,
and, being refused, be drew a revolver and
hot ber in tho left temple.' Then turning
tbe weapon upon himself be ent a bullet
crashing through hi brain, killing himself
Instantly. . Mis Wall died a few moment
afterward. She wu nearly 18 year of age.
" . Th) H'fokiMs
In a drunken brawl at Am argo, N. M., a
cowboy killed a Jicarlllo Apache Iudiaiu
la an Instant about three bundred Apachea
warmed fn from the reservation and de
manded tho surrender of tbe cowboy. In
dian Agent Bartholomew finally restored
quiet ami the murderer i now safely In JuiL
The ll4 have cinmcnncd dancing. They
are be.ng closely watched by tbe troops at
I'ort Duchesne. Tbe officers are of tbe
opinion that by spring the uieluh cru;;o
vill have died out.
Extra ration were issued sgiin at Pine
Hldge Agency, 8. I). No official new has
been reielvoi from the Indians, but it I
rumoied they are quarreling among them
selves. One hundred gun and 5,000 rounds of
ammunition arrived at Chamberlain, S. D.,
to Iw ready for an Indian outbreak.
The commission to obtain from tbe Crow
a part of their reservation In Southern Mon
tana made a treaty. By It the Indian give
1,500,000 acres weat of Pryor Creek for
9048,000. Tbi la about one-third of tbe re
servation. It la expected that tbe ceded por
tion will be thrown open to set Her in
Apnl next. The laud thus opened Is diversi
Had. Part of it la practically useless, uulcs
the bills contain minerals. Most of the r
muinder is tuble iuud, excellent for gruziu
purposes.' The greater portion I uirvudy
Mirveycd. Pcoplu who bud been in that
country say tho southern portion is full
of rich mineral; copper vein and coal
having already been found.
Governor Stoele, of Oklahoma, presented
to the legislature the petition of the people
of Frisco from protection from llie Cnct
enne Indians, who are dancing ueur thul
fr """"' "'
dull, 8. D., who liavu been trouble-omo in
the recent agltatioa, were taken under
guard to Fort Suelllng, Minn. . .
Tlio Redskin Knute.l.
There has been an encounter four mile
north of Pine Hid go Agency, N. IK between
the United States troop and some four or
live bundled Indian under Kicking Boar,
ami a number have been killed oil both
Hide; the Iudian bavo been put I o rout
and a large number captured, including
A courier from ttyemoiitij of French (.'reck
says that Ihe latest-authentic report from
Capt, Well are that a largo party of Indians
attacked eighteen men four miles below the
creek. Several wero wounded, aud It I
thought four Indians were killed. An Im
mediate engagement is expected Willi the
hostile near Battle Creek.
Hcportsof the tight between tbe Indians
in the Bad Land are con tinned. Two Slriko
ut)(J his parly were victorious and left lliu
bail Lands for Pino Hidge Agency, camping
on Whito Earth Uiver. The chief sent lu
to Gen. Brooke asking for help to clean out.
Short Bull and hi warrior. The General
railed In American Horse, Big Koad, ami
other chief, and set tlicui at work recruit
ing filthier. Fully three hundred warrior
left tbe agency, on the way to bring in all
who remained In the Bad ltud. Many
fear it will end simply in the flight of Short
Bull, who will return to his stronghold as
soon as this baud returns. It is the subject
of much comment that neither Airent Uyer
uor A'gent Cooper wa consulted, aud that
nouo of the ludiau scouts or policu were
sent out to make the arrest. Tho probable
results are, more complications and more
delay. The soldiers are suffering from
colds, and tbe winter wcalher will place
many iu the hospital.
Frozen lo Dratli.
New reached this country tliroui'i Pr
vate channel of the loss of tho BrilisL .leun.
ship .Wcslburue iu Ihe Black seu. Of tbo
vessel' crew of twenty-rive four are all that
survive, and these are miserable .wrecks of
humanity, lying prostrated by suffering in
nn Odessa hospital. Tlio Wcslburue left
Theodosia, southeast of Crimea, Nov. 24,
bound to Dunkirk, and thence to Philadel
phia. The evening of lis departure a gulc
peculiar to the Black sea arose. Tbo men
were frozen to death in a life-like posture
at the wheel or wherever their duly called
them. Every sea that swept over tho vessel
froze to It, making t sluggish und so heavy
i but it refused to rido tbo wave. When
the water gained entrance to the bold the
cargo began to swell, and burst open tlio
decks fore and aft a though powder had
exploded in Ha Interior.
About midnight, although only a few
hours out of port, the vessel began to go
down. Already tho corpse of a number of
tbe seam n wero visible about the deck,
standing up against tlm hand-rails Justus
erect ns though in full vigor. Th?y were
frozen as hard as iron.
With the crew that still held fust to their
lives Cupt. Bennington put out with a bout.
Tho men died off one by one until, on reach
ing Tbcodi.sin, tho number wa reduced to
eight. Sub-cqueiitly four more died, leav
ing but four survivors
Said lie Would lie Killed M hn Fat.
Itadford Chapman, a colored man who
wus being treated at tlio Baliiumro Univer
sity Hospital for a lacerated band, ha be
come insane from fright. The students
have poked fun at him and confidentially
informed him that Dr. Hunter, the physi
cian Ii; charge, would cut him up us soon a
l.o wa fal enough. To keep up the Joke
they usually felt him lo sec whether he wa
Finally tho darky Iwiimo alarmed for his
safely and dasbi I out of the hospital lo tho
residence of a lady on tlio optoiiu side ami
insisted lhat'sb should sparo, him. Word
wu sent to Dr. Hunter, who succeed. d lu
inducing the man to return. But the mi-
clilef hud been donn, for Ihe man wa al
ready crazy. Early text morning tho doc
tor visited bi palii.r, who lay wideawake.
Chapman look It for granted thai ho wa to
lie cut up. ami with a yell made for the
window.. After a desperate struggle the
doctor prevented him from leaping out.
Mint and Killed Fivn I'eopte,
Charley Jopi.u at the coal-mine at Jenny
Liud, two miles from Fort Miiith. Arkshot
and killed John Miller. .Miller' wife and
grown daughter, Lou, Dr. Stewart, nnd a
man whose name Is not learned, five persons
in all. Afterward be shot and kllleu him
self. Tbe massacre occurred lute iu the day
and the only clew to tbe cutio of Ufa awful
tragedy la that Dr. Stewart bud intimated
that Joplin wss Ihe cause of Lou Miller'
Uldeon Jndf Lynch,
There wa another lynching at Roebuck
Ml., a a sequel to the Aron murder. On
Moses Lemon, colored, became Indignant at
the lynching of Dennl Martin for tbe kill
ing of Gu Aron and It was learned that he
wa circulating among the negroes trying
to get up a mob and go to Aron' store,
murder the clerks, and fire the building.
Tbe people of the neighborhood, both white
and black, formed themselves into an on
ganlzatlon and swung Lemon from a tree.
. A child of Ed Farrls, of Port IVilllain,
Kan wu burned to death In It father
KILLED HIS FATHER.
riCL nOLTZ, A H-TEAR-DLD LAD, COM
MITS A FIEXDISIl CUIjIE. .
Ulo and ICasr .in Injured Husband
Uenvrat K'w Iruu All farts
or tlm Country.
: A ratrlrlde. '
Paul Holts, 10 years old. cut tbe throat of
bis sleeping father Wilb a case kli 1(0. JUe
deed wa done in cold blood, aud tbe detail
are uuu-iiallv horrible.
Paul lloiiz, the murdered man, waa a
widower and lived with hi ton on. West
Chicago avenue, Chicago. Father and son
slept together, and at nine o'clock Ibe lioy
went to bed, taking with bim a table knife.
Half an hour later Ibe father camo homo,
undressed, and lay down beside bis sou,
Wbeu the old man began toauore the son,
with all bi (treugth, sawed the dull table
kulfe back and forth acro-s tho old man's
brawny throat until tlio warm blood spurted
up Into bi face and tbe bubbling groan aud
slackened struggle told the boy that the oil
man wa dying. Tbe boy murderer dressad,
rau lo tho station, ana coolly informed Ihe
d.-sk sergeant thai his father had attempted
lo commit suicide. The police hurried to
There a ghastly sight met I heir eye. The
old muu bad dragged blniclf from tbe bed,
struck a lijsht, and on a sheet of yellow
wrapping paper wa tracing character with
hi forefinger wet with bis owu blood. Tbe
par bore the word:
"Paul Holla hai'a gelban-Paul Holts
i lie father wa sent to the county hospi
tal in the ambulance, but died before reach
The sou wa taken lo the statlou, where
he broke dowu.
MI did i because be atarved me,' said the
boy. "I work In a pu tiiro-frsmo factory.
I earn 0 a week, and my father lakes It
from me and doe not give me enough lo
eat. He wa a cabinetmaker, lie didn't
earn much more than I do, und (pent most
of bis money on women."
Ibo dead man's life wa insured for
S2.000 In the Ancient Order of United
Workmen and be bad stock In the Interna
tional Building and Loan Association.
M. Steenbnck, a traveling salesman for a
II nn in Philadelphia, wa found dead In bed
In bis room at the Palmer llotio, Chicago.
Tlio room wus locked and burred. Ihe win
dows clo-cd, and both gas Jets turned on full
force. Tbe natural supposition U that lie
committed suiclde.thmigb no cause i known
why ho should have desired to kill himself.
The last seen of Mr. Siceuback wa ou Ibe
previous night, when be called for bis key
and without word retired. Next after
noon the chain ber maid reported that she
could not gtt iuio Stccu buck's room. Nolle
ing wa thought of tbo mutter, however, un
til shortly after lu o'clock at night, when
tbo Clerk sent for Ihe engineer aud told bim
lo force the door. Tin done Stcenbnck'a
body was found lying on the bed and the
room filled with gas. There was no note or
communication of any kind. His clothe
were carefully laid across a chair, hi watch
was on the dreaslugease, the transom was
carefully fastened, and Ihe storm ventilator
and windows closed. He bad apparently
pluiiucd tho taking of his life deliberately.
Killed III Wife and lliiiKrlt.
Eighteen months ago Hathaway Wall
married Ml Eva Hay net, a member of one
of tho most widely-known families in the
South. The couple moved wet, and lived
together for eight or nine month, when
domestic trouble caused them to part.
Mr. Wall returned to North Carolina to
her old home and uothing w as beard of her
husband until now when liecumo lo Forest
City aud went out to tbe home of hi wife.
They met near Ibe bouse, and ns she ap
proached him Wall drew a largo pistol and
shot his wife dead. Mrs. Wall brother
came up about the time tbe lost shot was
fired and Wall turned and snot him through
the body. Wall then Jumped into hi
buggy and drove about two miles from, the
bouse, when bo placed the pistol to hi
heart and find. He wa found in tho roa I
dead Willi his pistol still iu bi baud.
Ud Rope and It.isor.
Tbo viltu.'O of Cadalt, Wis.. Is excited
over a murder and suicide. Peter St. George
of that placu gave the alarm that hi wife
wa mUing. Search wa Instituted and the
missing woman wa found In the wood
shed, bunging by tho neck, stiff aud cold.
Tho husband was si once suspected as tho
murderer.' Some of bi neighbor even
went so far as to accuse lilm openly of tho
crime. The Verdict of the Coroner's Jury
was reached Which claim thut the death of
Mrs. St. George was due to murder by un
known bunds. The officer at ouce forced
their wav into St. George's retreat in the
second story of alow cottage, only lo be
further horrified by a suicide. A razor had
done the work. Hi throat wa cut from
e.ir lo ear and death iuut have resulted in
stantly. Domestic troubles' aro alleged as
the cause of the shock. ug deeds.
Stint at Ills Own Door.
Henry llartniau, a saloonkeeper in St.
Louis, wa shot and killed. He was stand
ing on a rear porc'i of his bouo at 3 o'clock
in the morning; Two shots were fired, both
of which look effect. 'Ibe crime is en
shrouded In mystery. A few hours after
the tragedy the police arrested Ilaitinan'
two sons, Joseph and Henry, Jr., age.1
eveiiteen and liflevn jrear respectively,
loiter John Brenner w as arretted and a re
volver found in bia possession. Hartinan
had been living very unhappily with hi
family, and his sudden taklng-off is ascribed
to this domestic trouble.
Miot Ily an Enraged Iluband. '
G. W. Simmon, an undertaker at Ar
gentine, Ka., was shot nnd perhaps
fatally wounded by James Neil, a. railway
engineer, at Nell's Jiomu In Argentine
shortly after II o'clock at uiirbt. Nell re
turned home at that hour an I find lug Sim
mons in the house opened Ilro on bim. One
bullet struck Simmons iu ibo right breast
and produced a fatal wound. Neil is a
switch engineer with night duty. He re
turned home unexpectedly, he sas, and
found Simmon In hi wife's room.
Great Alarm In Oklahoma.
An excited and dusty courier dashed
frantically up to Ihe bouse of Capt. Steel at
Oklahoma City, O. TH and roported that
1,000 Indians of tbe Sao and Foxos, tbe Pot
tawatomie, tbe Creek, and Pawnees had
tone Into camp three miles east of Choctaw
Clly. Tbe citizen of tbat village are flock
ing to Oklahoma City half scared to death and
are asking protection of the troop. Capt
Steel I excited over tbe matter and baa tele
graphed to the War Department for Instruc
tion. ' V ...
Bernard Donnelly, a rich Kansas City real
state man, accidentally thol himself, tho
wound being probably fatal.
Strnrglad With e Lady.
Jamea if. Callahan,- switchman at T7o
buru, Mas., waa Informed tbat a drunkau
woman wa on tbe tracks, and as the ulgbt
express wa due be hastened to removo
ber. Tbe woman, however, said she would
kill any person who luterferred with her.
Callabim grabbed ber, but she drew a re
volver frviu ber breast and fired point blank
at bi head.' Callahan Is an accomplished
athlete and bi science probably sived hi
life. As tbe woman pressed tbe muzzle of
th weapon against bim bo wrenched ber
cross bis hip and away from him so that,
the bullet flew wide of Us mark. The
woman clinched bim ' then and tho two
rolled between the tracks. The locomotive
of the oncoming truln rushed dp a grade
near them, it soemiug to bo bur purposo
to bold Callahan to hi death. Tbo
woman got ber feet again, however, and
Callahan continued hi struggle. Tbe
revolver, wblcb bad been lost during tbo
struggle, was again In tbo infuriuted wo
piau' band. She cocked it uud leveled it
at ber adversary' .bead and snapped It.'
The cartridge failed to explode, and before
Callahan could seize ber arm a second slrot
wa tired, the bullet passing through Call-,
ban' coat. Tbe frenzied woman' finger
wa a third time upon the trigger, wbeu
tbo switchman obtained possession of Ibo
weapon and avoided tho era-thing express.
AVlth the assistance of the wutchman Ibo
woman waa forced into the crossing-tender's
shanty and handcuffed, but uot till she
bad overthrown a atove aud splintered a'
Tbo light revealed the woman to be
Hannah Dillon, an exceedingly handsome
woman of 25 year and lu caily day a
schoolmate with Callahan. She thought
Callahan wa an officer who wa about to
a'rest her and It reudered ber desperate.
A Bait Accident.
At a birthday celebration In Buchtel Col-
jecc, Afcruu, v., iniriy iuy aiuueuis weso
gathered lu tbe society library - building.
They were entertained by eight Who wore
masks and loose, flowing garment, with
high bat, also covered with cotton.'
Tbe bat of Mis Aurelia Steigmier of
Utica, ' Y., caught tiro and cotuiiiuulcated
It to the entire party.
MIssVMary Stevens of Clifton Springs, N.
Yv badVevery particle of clothing ottrned
from her body, aud rolled over aud over in
tbe center of tbe room, where a little group
tried to extinguish the flames.
. Both have died. Two hole were burned
iu tbe floor, but the fire was extinguished.
Tbe other injured are: Miss Mary Baker of
Fort Plain, N. Y., neck, face, und che-t
charred to a cinder; Aurelia Warw.ck,
Storm Lake, la., severely burned; Diana
llayne. Adeline, Ku.; Myrtle Baker, Peru,
O.; Eva Dean, Storm Luke. la. ; Addto
Buchtel, Columbia, Ka. ; Estclia Muon,
Magodore, O.; Dora Merrill, Willlainsport,
The dormitories of the college wero
turned into hospitals and a corps of phj-sl-clans
called, but It is feared the two last
named ludie cannot live.
Tbe college ball were tilled withtuo odor
of burning Uoh, and many young ladies
fainted as they, wont about doing relief
, Llabllitlo and .!.
Boston business-men received a surprise
In tbe announcement of the suspension of
Wbitten, Burden & Young, extensive
wholesale-dealer in clothing. Tho liabil
ities are estimated' at about 91,000,000, aud
tbe assest are matters of conjecture.
G. W. Ingull &, Co., of Boston, shoe
dealer, assigned. Liabilities, $200,001.
Nightingale Bros. & Knight, silk manu
facturer of Peterson, N. J., mndo tin as
signment. Their liabilities It I stated, aro
certainly not less than 6400,000, und tlielr
assets it Is believed, uuiouut lo only about
half tbat auin. (
Tbe failure of Colbron, Chauncey Si Co.,
broker, of New York, wa announced iu
the Stock exchange.
Burcbell & Hodges, builders, of New
York, have assigned lo John 'J. Burcbell.
Debt about $100,000.
Roberts, Cushinan & Co., of New York,
who failed recently, assure their creditor
that tbe liabilities are between $400,01)0 und
$000,000, and that there are enoUxh nsel to
pay all the creditors.outside of the pat titers'
The American National Bank of Arkansas
City, Kas, suspended payment
Municipal Klectlnn In llnslon.
The Democratic lldul wave scemi to have
extended to municipal affair and Mr.
Nathan Mathews Jr., their nominee, I elec
ted mayor of Boston, Mass. Hi leud over
Moody Merrill, the Republican candidate,
Is roundly about 12.C00. Mayor II a rr, tho
present incumbent, lust yeur received n Re
publican inatorify of ft. 4 00. Tho Democrats,
too, bave control of the Board of Aldermen
and probably tbe Common Council. Tho
returns compared In size very favorably
Witt, tlinsa of tlm atntn 1ai-llon. Mr Mn.
thews held Gov.-elect Itussell vote, but
Merrill fell far below that of Gov. Brae kelt
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Good lo lsucy steers ..
l'oor lo medium steer.
- Veal Calves
MiLcn Cow-per head
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Potato per bushel
Povltbt Chicken, live, per lb
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TliaOun tCxplmlnd. 1
Frederick llaase, 13 year old, died nt bis
home in Klmhurst, 111., from a gunshot 1
which be received a few day ngo. Young .
lloaso got su old musket which had been a
family relle ii ice tbe war. with which lo go
bunting. He look the sun Into tbo barn
and bcxan loading It with buckshot. An
old percussion cap wa on ibe tube of tbe
gun, and while the boy Was ramming the .,
charge Into tbo barrel the trim exploded,
tearing a large bole in the boy's abdomen.,
The body of Lea McMnllcn of Perry; I a,
who had been mlMlug, wa found wlu the.
throat out '