The Peoples Voice. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, October 25, 1895 Page: 6 of 8
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PRIZE-FIGHT 18 OFF.
BIG PUGILISTIC BATTLE
litnliniuoiii Kffuifd to Agree to I'ml*
|M)iiement I util Not ember II, Hiilch
the Florid* Athletic Club Ketjue*ted-—
Corbett \\* Willing to Do No.
Hot Springs, Arlc., Oct. 22.—The
fight between Corbett and Fit zsi ra-
mona wu declared off by tl e Florida
Athletic club at a conference thin
afternoon bet ween the nianngers and
the representatives of Corbett and
Fitzsimiuons. The club asked that
the contest b ' postponed until Novem-
ber 21. Brady acquiesced, but Juliun
would not. Then the contest was de-
ltrady then said that Corbett would
meet any man in the world, Fitzsim-
vions preferred, November 11, the man
to be named within twenty-four hours.
Vend if? announced that he would
match Mailer ugainst Corbett and find
some one to take his place against
O'Donnell, the contest between Maher
and Corbel I to in* for 9 k0,00ft,
MADE A WEAK DEFENSE,
None of Attorney Denprey'« ( lit I him for
San Francisco, Oct. 22.—The de-
fense in the Durrant trial practically
The impression now prevails that
the defense has materially strength-
ened the prosecution's case by failing
to establish a single fact that Attorney
Deuprey in his opening statements
said he would show. Although he an-
nounced that an alibi would be proved,
no witness appeared to swear
that Durrant was elsewhere than at
Emanuel Baptist church when Blanche
Lamont was murdered. Failing to
show that Durrant was not at the
church, the defense has attacked the
credibility of tins witnesses who testi-
fied that tlicy saw him in that vicinity
in company with Miss Lamont.
Weather Itureau Information mm to the
Keren! Prolonged Dry Spelt.
Washington, Oct 91.—Reports re-
ceiv 1 at the weather bureau indicate
the present drouth is one of ttie se-
verest, most prolonged and general
known in the United States since the
bureau's organization. There are a
few places which show an exception
to the general conditiou, but in no
large section of country un' s per-
haps the Nort' vest and far \ .ti does
there appeal to have been a heavy
rain for the st two months or more.
Where then- s been exceptional pre-
cipitation k has been confined to
small areas. In some parts of the coun-
try the drouth began in the latter
part of .Inly, but in most of the sec-
tions it did not become markedly pro-
nouueed until August.
Fire nt Algier*, La., Destroy* Over One J
New Oblrans, La., Oct. 21,—Fire
broke out about 1 o'clock yesterday
morning in Algiers, and before the
flames were finally subdued, destroyed
about 100 small buildings and about
twenty more pretentious structures,
including the court house and a num-
ber of handsome residences. The fire
started at the corner of Bermuda and
Morgan streets and swept in a south-
westerly direction. It is estimated 700
persons a-e rendered homeless.
Hank of Garnett, linn.. Fulls.
Garnett, Kan., Oct. 22.—Bank Com-
' lissiouer Rrcidcnthal took possession
f the Bank of Garnett yesterday
uorning, for the benefit of depositors,
creditors and stookholdcrs, and is now
engaged in an examination of its af-
fairs. This bank closed down in the
panic of July If,93, and resumed busi-
ness in November of the same year.
The management struggled hard to
place it on a paying basis, but failed.
The district court, which is now in
session, will be asked to appoint a
receiver. It is believed no one but the
stockholders will lose anything.
DEFIED BY A MADMAN.
< hli (go I'ollre Work Seventeen Hours to
Capture a I unatle.
Chicago, Oct. 21.—Armed with a
Wim-hester rifle and a revolver, a mad-
ii.au defied the police for hours yester-
day at No. Woodland park, in one
of the nu st aristocratic residence dis-
tricts of the city. Barricaded and
lo krd in a second story room, com-
manding a complete view of the park,
the lunatic splintered doors, shattered
window panes and tore holes in the
plaster of the room, with bullets from
liis rifle, while he shouted defiance to
the police and others attracted to the
The insane man was G. 8. Merwin,
of the firm of Rogers, Brown A Co.,
pig iron dealers.
A fter seventeen hours of effort, the
police, by strategy, surprised and over-
came the madman. Although he had
fired 110 shots from his rifle and re-
volver, Merwin injured no one, but a
number of people had narrow escapes.
A fter every other attempt to capture
the insane man before he should kill
some one or injure himself had failed,
sulphur was burned in the furnace.
All the registers were closed excepting
the one in the room occupied by Mer-
win. In an hour after the sulphur
tire was started, Merwin, partly over-
come by the fumes, laid down on hta
bed and was captured with but feeble
CONDENSED DISPATCHES, j JOHN SHERMAN'S BOOK I GARFIELD WAS DAZED.
Canities Colean Stole About All He
Could l*njr III* Handii On.
Fort Scott, Kan., Oct. 18.—The ag-
gregate of the embezzlement from the
closed State bank of this city of ex-
Cashier J. R. Colean is declared by
Vice President J. S. Stewart to be
fully $.10,000. This has renewed the
excitement and shattered the hopes of
many of the depositors and all of the
stockholders. The amount stolen is
two-thirds of the paid up capital stock
ind more than the other third will be
required to collect on the securities.
Colean literally robbed the bank of
ill the cash except $2,000 of the re-
lerve fund and realized on $20,000 of
(he best securities by rediscouuting
The Muflltt-Francln Wing Said to Have
a Majority of the State Committee.
St. Louis, Oct. 1 .—The Maflitt-
Francis wing of the Missouri Demo-
cratic state committee believes that
it controlls the organization and will
prevent uny early meeting or any
other hasty or unwise action.
The situation seems to be that
Francis and his friends have stolen a
march on tiovernor Stone. It is claimed
that a number of the new cemmittee-
men have been won over and that it
will be impossible for Stone and .J. W.
Farris to secure the signatures of a
majority of the committeemen to call
a meeting over the head of Chairman
YOUNG MACKAY KILLED.
The Iloiinnza Mine Owner's Son Meets
Heath While Hiding In Pari*.
San Francisco, Oct. 2'.—A cable-
gram received here last night from
l'aris announced that John VV.
Mackay, jr., oldest son of John W.
Mackay, was thrown from a horse in
Paris yesterday and died la.st night,
without recovering consciousness.
The deceased was about 25 years of
STRIKE AT LEAVENWORTH
Senator Havin Want** Action.
fciT. Paul, Minn., Oct. "2.—In the
course of an interview on the Vene-
zuelan matter, Senator Davis, for a
long time chairman of the senate com-
mittee on foreign affairs, said last
night: "Considering the present situ-
ation in Venezuela and the action of
the British government on the seizure
of Corinto, I say most confidently that
the United States ought to intervene
in this business or formally and by
proclamation abandon the Monroe
doctrine as a scarecrow which will no
I'ralrle Fire Near Kpriigtie, Mo.
Rich Hii.l, Mo.. Oct. L'~'.—a prairie
fire broke out near Scrague yesterday
afternoon, consuming fields, hay-
stacks, fences, and everything but
buildings for a radius of about two
miles square before it could be
checked. Hundreds of people turned
ont ami finally got the Haines under
control. Thousands of dollars' worth
of damage was done. Sprague is a
village of 500 people, about six miles
west of Rich Hill.
Children Poisoned by Mistake.
Gutiikib, Ok., Oct. 22.—John Hans-
bro of Bryan gave his two children,
10 and 12 years of age, what he thought
was sulnhur and molasses, but got lead
salts instead of sulphur. The little
girl died afterward. The boy was sent
after a doctor, but fell in convulsions
on the way and cannot live.
Defeated Don M. Dickinson.
Detroit, Mien.. Oct. 23. Ex-Post-
master General Don M. Dickinson was
defeated for nomination for mayor ol
Detroit in the Democratic cltv con-
vention to-day by Alderman Sam Gold-
water, a labor candidate, who received
fifty-one votes to thirty-four for Dick-
inson on the first ballot.
Three Hundred Miners Strike to Force
Others to Dcmnnil a Uniform Scale.
Leavenworth, Kan., Oct. 22.—All
of the coal miners at the North Leav-
enworth shaft, about 300 in number,
struck this morning for the purpose of
forcing the local operators to estab-
lish a uniform schedule. The North
Leavenworth company is paying
eighty cents a ton, while the Horne-
Kiverside company pays seventy cents.
Advance In Express Itatcs.
Chicago, Oct. 22.—The announce-
ment is made that the express com-
panies will advance the rates on car-
rying currency. The most noticeable
change is the rate to New York, which
has been raised to 80 cents per SI,000
and to SI.25 per si,000 to St Louis.
The officers of the express companies
declare they cannot handle funds
profitably under the new rate.
Censured Congressman Hall.
Mexico, Mo., Oct. 22.—At the meet-
ing in Vandalia of the Farmers' and
Laborers'union of this congressional
district resolutions were passed cen-
suring Congressman Hall for changing
his views against free silver. When
Hall was president of the State Farm-
ers' and Laborers' union he advocated
free and unlimited coinage of silver.
They Died Together.
Bebi.in, Oct. 22.—A dispa'ich to the
Tageblatt from Vienna says that Field
Marshal Dunst-Adeishelm and his wife
have committed suicide.
The Valuable* Found.
Topkka, Kan., Oct. 21.—The assets
of tlic defunct jTort Scott bank which
Honk Commissioner Breidenthal left
in a valise on the west-bound Hock
Island train in Kansas City Wednes-
day night, were located at the Hock
Island baggage room in Denver yes-
terday, and will arrive here by express
Well Known Journalist Head.
Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 22.—Frank
Hills, one of the best known news-
paper men in the West, and for many
years city editor of the Kansas City
Journal, died last night of consump-
tion, after a long illness.
Hun Down by a Train.
St. Joseph, Mo., Oct. 21. —Mrs.
Rachel Miller of Nineteenth and Com-
mercial streets, South Park, was
struck and instantly killed by a west-
bound passenger train on the Chicago,
Rock Island & Pacific railway yester-
Corbett Will Probably Retire.
Hot Springs, Ark.,Oct 22.—William
A. Brady, Corbett's manager, last
night made the following statement:
"Corbett will pay no more attention
to Fitzsimmons or his blulTs, and will
probably retire from the ring."
.lames Blake, veteran of 1812, father
of twenty-beven children, celebrated
hi« ninety-fifth birthday at Mason
City, Iowa, lie is still full of virility.
Another queen of Corea will be pro-
vided at once. Russia will take steps
to preserve order at Seoul
I rank Smith, a treasury ex-employe,
was found dead on the Long bridge
across the 1 otomac — wife, five child-
ren, no work, took poison.
Robbers wrecked a safe with dyna-
mite at Hennessey, Okla., but got little
Dr. and Mrs. Hearne were moved
from Mariou county jail to Pike coun-
Dr. Howard Gibson, professor of
chemistry in Missouri state university,
The government is sore at Illinois
for selling the brick ship Illinois and
pocketing the money.
England has acknowledged receipt
of Olney's message and iiitimated that
she will reply at length soon.
The supreme court of Nebraska re-
fused a mandamus to certify the free
silver candidate for supreme judge as
the regular Democratic nominee.
The grand lodge K. of P. of Missouri
voted down the proposition to estab-
lish a Pythian home for indigent mem-
bers of the order.
There was more wheat received at
Duluth and Minneapolis Thursday
than at all the markets in the United
States on the corresponding day last
The Sultan has signed the accept-
ance of the Powers' scheme for re-
forms in Armenia.
Emperor William was greeted at
Metz by cheers for France. Several
arrests have been made.
Max Straus of Elyria, Ohio, has pre-
sented to Oberlin college a hotel block
valued at $50,000,
Governor Morrill of Kansas has de-
cided to inaugurate a military system
at the Topeka reform school.
The Empire Cordage company's
twine mill at Champaign, 111., was
burned. Loss, 8100,000.
The scheme for reforms in Armenia
submitted by .the European powers
has been accepted by the Turkish
Minister of foreign affairs
The Commercial National bank o*
Tacoma, Wash., has gone into the
hands of a receiver. The officers
promise to pay up in full.
Colonel George H. Fisher, consu
general to Japan under President Lin-
coln, and to Syria under President
Grant, died in Washington.
Cleveland Chamber of Commerce is
leading a movement to shorten na-
tional political campaigns, because of
disastrous effect on business.
The Loyal Legion's Grand Command-
ery of the United States met in bien-
nial session and elected General John
Gibbon commander over General Miles.
Mr. Joseph Kamsey, Jr., now gen
cral manager of the St. Louis Termi-
nal Railroad Association, lias been ap
pointed general manager of the-
Jerome K. Coulter, ex-assistant
treasurer of Omaha, Neb., accused of
a $20,000 embezzlement, was arrested
in New Orleans. He was nearly pen-
Two masked men raided stores in
Daugherty, I. T., and escaped to the
Maud Lewis was found guilty of the
murder of State Senator Morrissey of
St. Louis and sentenced to fitteen
years in the penitentiary.
It is reported that the Cubans have
entirely destroyed the town of Guan-
President C. P. Huntington has been
prohibited by the Guatemalan govern-
ment from selling the Guatemala Cen-
tral road to a Scotch syndicate.
A carriage makers' trust was formed
at Cleveland Ohio.
The clothespin manufacturers of
America have formed a trust.
Fred W. Farr, cashier of the defunct
First State bank of Perry, Okla.,was
brought back from Colorado. A large
crowd greeted him with maledictions,
but there was no attempt at violence.
Rev. Frank Hyatt Smith of Cam-
bridge, Mass., has been indicted for
mailing scurrilous postal cards.
A. K. Ward of the Memphis Barrel
and Heading company is missing after
issuing $200,000 worth of forged paper.
Fourteen "O" county, Oklahoma,
White Caps are under arrest
Texas, Wyoming and Oklahoma
sheep are excluded from Colorado by
Master Benny McKee has scarlet
fever at Saratoga, N. Y., and his
grandpa is quarantined.
Nettie EaUey, aged 21*. of Mount
Washington, Ky., hung herself. Un-
requited love the cause.
Chicago health department has pre-
pared an ordinance licensing places
where horses are slaughtered for
meat. Its provisions amount almost
to a prohibition.
Episcopal convention at Minneapolis
b^' a decisive vote sat down upon the
Lambeth quadrillateral looking to-
ward Christian unity. Christian unity
advocates were intensely dramatic
and died hard.
Rev. J. M. Francis has been made
Episcopal bishop at Kioto, Japan, and
Rev. Peter J. Rowe of Sault Ste.
Marie, Mich., bishop of Alaska, with
the understanding that J. Pierrepont
Morgan pays the latter's salary for
It is reported that Brazil has recog-
nized the Cubans as beligerents.
Judge Joseph M. Bailey of the Illi-
nois supreme court died at Freeporti
A constitution of twenty-three arti-
cles has been adopted by the Cuban
IT IS JUST OUT AND CRE-
ATES A SENSATION.
Implle* That CSarfleld B«-tmjr«d Him at
the Republican Convention at Chicago
In 1KKO—Hi publican l.eadt-r* Criti-
cized and I'ruUed.
The state department has received
from Ambassador Patenotre of France
the invitation of the French republic
to take part in the French exposition
A. C. Charlton and Allen Stocker,
private bankers of Richland, Iowa,
have failed, and Charlton is missing.
The bank had about $<10,000 on deposit.
Speculation is the causc.
It is reported in Washington that
Lord bufferin, British ambassador to
Paris, will soon retire, and that Sir
Julian Paunceforte, British ambassa-
dor to this eountry, may be his suc-
Chicago, Oct. 21.—The intrisrues,
the jealousies and the traitorous knife
thrusts of the last half-century of
American statecraft are revealed in
the fierce light of stern criticism in
"John Sherman's Recollections of
Forty Years in the House, Senate and
Cabinet," just published in this city.
The fear that the venerable senator
would reveal secrets, long kept from
the public, in his forthcoming work
has been to an extent realized. Grant,
Garfield, Blaine, Arthur, Harrison and
other Republican leaders are spoken
of with unstinted praise for their high,
personal, worthy statesmanship, but
each is in guarded and covert language
shown in the less commendable light
of scheming politicians. The criti-
cism is almost invariably implied
rather than direct, but it stands out
clearly in the work as a whole.
Owing to the close association of Mr.
Sherman and James A. Garfield, the
criticism of the nomination of the
latter for president of the United
States is perhaps one of the most
striking features of the book. The au-
thor, while carefully avoiding a direct
charge of treachery on the part of the
ex-president, very significantly makes
it plain that Mr. Garfield was noahi
nated at a convention to which lieindu
gone as the trusted leader of the Sher-
man forces. After showing by the
publication of private letters, covering
a period of years of close political and
personal association, that Mr. Garfield
was, in reality, his political protege,
Mr. Sherman gives in detail the his-
tory of the national convention of
1880. Following the account of his
own struggle for the nomination, he
"In time, I became horoughly ad-
vised of what occurred at the Chicago
convention, and had become entirely
reconciled to the result, though fre-
quently afterwards I heard incidents
and details which occasioned me great
pain, and which seemed to establish
the want of sincerity on the part of
some of the delegates, and teuded to
show that for some time before the
meeting ofljthe convention the nomi-
nation of General Garfield bad been
The sting felt by Garfield's defection
in 1880 is inadvertently shown bv a
sentiment expressed during the discus-
sion of the national convention of
1892, where the senator remarks:
"From later developments 1 became
satisfied that Harrison could not be
elected, that Piatt and a powerful j
New York influence would defeat him
if nominated. I therefore preferred
the nom'natiou of a new man, such as
William McKinley, but he had com-
mitted himself to Harrison, and, ac-
cording to my code of honor, could not
accept a nomination even if tendered
Again the author reverts to the
Chicago convention in discussing the
character of President Garfield. Of
his personality and eloquence he
speaks in the highest terras. His will
power, he says, was not up to his per-
sonal magnetism. He adds that his
opinion changed easily. In this
connection he said: "When I proposed
to him to be a delegate-at-large to the
Chicago convention, he no floubt
meant in good faith to support my
Some of the political scheming that
again resulted in the defeat of the
Ohio statesman in the national con-
vention of 1888 and brought about the
nomination of ex-President Harrison
can easily be read between the lines
in that part of the work devoted to
this struggle. In discussing the re-
sult Mr. Sherman says lie became sat-
isfied one delegate from New York
controlled the entire delegation from
that state, and between Saturday
He llar<l!v Realized What Had Happened
U hen He Ma* Nominated.
Cl.kvei.akd, Ohio, Oct 22.—Colonel
William Perry J'ogg of New York, now
in this city on business, was a warm
personal friend of Garfield, and was
with him in the convention which
nominated him for the presidency.
"Garfield waa nominated in a sudden
whirlwind of political feeling," he
said yesterday. "After the nomina-
tion 1, with Governor Foster and N.
15. Sherwin of Cleveland, accompanied
him to his rooms at the Grand Pacific
hotel, lie was like one dazed, not
seeming to fully comprehend what
h"d befallen him. Presently a knock
came at the tloor, and opening it, I
saw Colonel Moulton. the brother-in-
law of Senator Sherman. 'May I
collie in?' he asked. General Garfield
nodded. Colonel Moulton strode into
the room and in his big-hearted, cor-
dial way, grasped Garfield's hand and
congratulated him. Garfield stared
hard at him in a dazed way I never
saw in him before.
" 'Moulton,'he exclaimed earnestly,
'I want you to bear me witness that
this is not the result of any word or
act of mine.'
"Colonel Moulton responded even
more emphatically, still wringing
" 'Any man who says that you had
any part in bringing this about is a
liar, and I will tell him so."'
Both Colonel Moulton and his wife
are now dead.
REVIEW OF BUSINESS.
KventM of thf Week Were I'ronilMliig lo
New York, Oct. 21.—Dun's review
says: Failures for October thus far
cover liabilities of 83,025,599, of which
$l,5.UJ,2f>5 were of manufacturing, and
82,185,.>34 of trading concerns. Fail-
ures for the week have been 203 in the
United States against 253 last year,
and 40 in Canada against 43 last year.
The events of the week arc promis-
ing in nature, though the speculative
markets are not entirely encouraging.
The great advance in cotton so de-
ranged exports that shipments of gold
were for a time apprehended, but the
breatsin the market indicates that the
natur«l movement of the product may
soon be restored. The halting of de-
mand and moderate yielding of prices
in the great industrial market shows
that a season of reasonable attention
to natural conditions has arrived, and
gives hope that the future demand
will bo more nearly proportioned to
actual consumption. The week has
brought a little further decline in iron
and steel products, in hides and
leather, and u more yielding tone in
Loots and shoes
Taken Into CuHtody by the Sheriff on a
Warrant <'hurg;ln(; Embezzlement.
Font Scott, Kan., Oct. JO. — J. R.
Colean. cashier of the wrecked State
bank of this city was arrested last
evening by Sheriff Allen on a warrant
charging him with embezzlement.
The complaint was sworn out by Vice
President j. J. Stewart, J. N. Meade,
one of the directors, and T. J. Strode,
a stockholder. Colean is still in a very
critical condition, and as it was im-
possible to have him moved, a guard
from the Sheriff's office was left at his
FLAMES IN ODESSA, MO.
Seven HutdneftH House t and the Snithern
Methodist, Church Destroyed.
Odessa, Mo., Oct. 21.—Fire broke
out about 1:30 o'clock this morning iu
a small frame building in the business
center of town and was driven by the
driving north wind to other buildings.
In less than half an hour seven busi-
ness houses and the Southern Metho-
dist church were ablaze.
Cincinnati, Oct., 21.—Special.—Re-
ports say that a leading life insurance
company is accepting risks to the
amount of $300,000 on lives of con-
night, when the nomination seemed | sumptives taking the Amick Chemical
Treatment for lung disease. The Amick
certain to go to Sherman, and Monday
morning, when the tide turned in
favor of Ilr.rrison, a corrupt bargain
was made in the interests of the
latter, which secured him the support
of New York and gave him the nom-
ination. Continuing the author states
in fairness to the ex-President: "But
it is to the credit of General Harrison
to say that if the reputed bargain
was made it was without his consent
at the time."
On the eve of another national cam-
paign in which ex-President Harrison
is expected to figure prominently, Mr.
Sherman does not hesitate to state
that in 1802 he did not consider Harri-
son a strong candidate. To his cold
and abrupt manner, he attributes his
unpopularity at that time.
IVhen it was remembered that Blaine
was also a candidate for the presiden-
cy before the convention that nomin-
ated Garfield, the significance of the
following explanation on the part of
Senator Sherman of why he was not
reappointed by President Garfield as
secretary of the treasury is readily un-
derstood: "In the latter part of No-
vember, 1880, General Garfield came to
Washington and called upun Mr.
Blaine, who, it was understood, was
to be secretary of state. Garfield
came to my house directly from
Blaine's and informed me he had ten-
dered that office to Blaine and that it
was accepted. He said Blaine thought
it would not be politic to cont inue u>e
as secretary of the treasury, as it
would be regarded as an unfriendly
discrimination by other members of
llayes' cabinet. I promptly replied
that I agreed with the opinion of
Blaine, and was a candidate for the
Epidemics in Chicago.
Chicago, Oct. 22.—The health de-
partment to-day, declared both diph-
theria and typhoid fever epidemic in
Chicago. The department reported
330 new cases of diphtheria last week,
49 4-10 per cent of which were fatal.
The epidemics are charged to impure
water and the health commissioner
has issued a warning against drinking
Chemical Co. of Cincinnati is actually
paying the premiums on this insurance
and presenting policies to their pa-
tients. This company claims to have
the most complete statistics on con-
sumption in the world, and that these
risks are good, providing the patients
take a course of the Amick treatment.
Another Hank Ruined by Its Cashier.
Duluth, Minn., Oct. 22.—The State
bank, of which Charles S. Tuckey, who
fled last week with $15,000, was the
cashier, has failed.
A Michigan lumberman's Generosity.
Muskegon, Mieh., Oct. 21.—Chailes
(I. II ackley, the wealthy lumberman,
who has made several munificent gifts
to the public, last night announced
the gift to the city board of education
)f $.'10,000 to be used in building a nor-
mal training iehool for the boys and
rirls of the city and $5,000 per year
for providing instructors. At his
ieath he will endow the institution
vith §100,000 with which to pay its
southern Scottish Rite Masons Meet.
Washington, Oct. 22.—The supreme
council of the inspectors general of the
thirty-third degree Ancient and Ac-
cepted Scottish Kite of Free Ma>onry,
in the Southern jurisdiction of the
United States, began its biennial ses-
sion at the house of the temple here
it noon to-day, and will remain in
session until Friday or Saturday.
The Firnt Snow for Chicago.
Chicago, Oct. 22.—The weather de-
partment last evening reported the
first snow of the fall for Chicago. The
[lakes were few and far between, but
there were a sufficient number to call
for official recognition.
Suicide of a Prominent Citizen.
Osawatomie, Ivan., Oct 19.—While
lis family were at dinner yesterday
jeorge Roberts, a prominent and
tveakhy citizen of this place, went up-
itairs and shot himself through the
leart. He wrote a brief note, saying
'Poor health and old age answers
ill,* and pinned it to his will.
Accidentally Shot While Hunting.
Hutchinson, Kan., Oct. 21—F. Ca-
•ess, while hunting accidentally shot
ifcnself in the breast and died in a
!«w minutes. He was a single man
itid a member of the Kansas National
1 LATE NEWS NOTES.
United States man-of-war Marion ia
Mining village No. 8, Stockton, Pa.,
was wiped out by tire.
Missouri, Kansas & Texas railway
eating house at Savanna, Ind. Trr.,
burned. Loss, $3,000; insurance. $1,700.
Rev. J A. B. Wilson of New York,
an anti-Tammany Methodist preacher,
has accepted a call to L s Angeles.
Three men were fatally hurt and
three others fatally injured by a gafl
explosion in Knickerbocker collery,
; Beading, Pa.
Fire in a fertilizing plant at the Chi-
i eago stock j*ards destroyed $150,000
! Deere & Co.'s plow grinders at Mo-
! line, after being out seven weeks, had
to go back to work at terms first of-
j fered by the company.
! Two crowded trolley cars collided
at Twelfth and Spring Garden, Phila-
delphia, und five persons were seri-
ously and a dozen more slightly in-
First National bank of Puyallup re-
versed the order and made a run on
its depositors, paying them all off, in
order to defeat thrcatrned litigation.
Special police employed in Omaha
during the A. P. A. war will each have <
to sue separately or get no mouey for
A church bell is being cast at Cin-
cinnati that will be the largest in the >
world, weighing over fourteen tons.
The clapper alone weighs 04o pounds.
A dispute over a confiscated revolver •
at Gold field, Colo., ended in the kill-
ing of Town Marshal Dan Benton and
the serious wounding of Frank Smith,
Andy Coyle and Frank Stephens.
One of the Eclipse hay press facto-
ries in Lawrence, Kan., was destroyed
by tiie, causing $15,000 loss.
The miners about Clearfield and
Beech Creek, Pa., have voted not to
strike. It is believed that the pro-
posed strike will be a failure.
John R. Goat, John Reed, John Mc-
Intosh, Thomas Adams and Jacob
Morrell have been elected supreme
judges of the Creek nation, Indian
The United States warship Indiana
returned to Philadelphia from its trial
trip. It made a perfect success of its
trial. It wdl go into commission in y
about a month.
Russia has entered formal protest
against the maladministration in Corea
and has demanded the restoration of
full power to the king. An ultimatum
The Japanese government admits
that Japanese subjects were guilty of
most serious irregularities in Corea.
The murder of the queen is to be thor-
oughly invest igatea.
Frederick L. Billon, the oldest citi-
zen of St. Louis, Mo., died, aged 94
years. He was city comptroller in
1851-2 and was the first auditor of the
Missouri Pacific Railway Company. •
Over $12,000,000 were ordered for
A pctitfo£ from Chicago citizens in
behalf of Coifrul General Waller was
presented to the President.
Telegrams to the Navy department
announce the success of the trial of \
the new battleship Indiana. v
Later developments show that Frank
Smith, the government clerk found
dead on the Long bridge, was mur-
New York exporters have protested
to Secretary Morton against the en- \
furcement of his latest meat inspection *
The annual report of the adjutant
general shows that more native Amer-
icans are enlisting in the army than
Consul General Williams informs
the state department that seventy-two
per cent of Cuba's sugar exports are
to the United States.
The Cuban manganese mines,
whence ore for steel making is largely
procured, have shut down on account
of the insurrection.
Texas has 375 pensioners erf its war
A review of the last week's grain
market shows a gradual upward ten-
It is believed that A. K. Ward of
Memphis negotiated $300,000 of forged
Sheriff A. Fletcher of Magoffin ^
county, Kentucky, was killed by a re-
volver he was cleaning.
The I.ou is burg cross, which was
above the entrance of the Harvard
library, has been stolen.
Bandits used dynamite on an M., K.
& T. express car near Bclton, Texas,
but were frightened away.
It is said that Tammany has finally
refused to make any kind of conces-
sion to the different independent
Democratic bodies in New York.
N. VV. HoefTer, an Ohio minister
and Republican member of the Legis-
ture, lias confessed that he solicited a
bribe for his vote for Senator.
John Sherman's book has brought
out many replies from prominent Re-
publicans to his charge of disloyalty
on the part of Garfield in the conven-
tion of 1880. Willi the exception of \
one of Sherman's Ohio managers the V
accusa ion is indignantly resented.
They all declare that Garfield was as
loyal to Sherman throughout that
convention as it was possible for a
man to be. /
of a Chicago
the 305,000 he
Cashier Von Bokkeln
bank returned $5,000 of
Laborers on tli
are on a strike.
It is not generally believed at Wash-
ington that Brazil has recognized
Thesurgeon general's annual report
shows less alcoholism in the army than
ever before in its history.
Mr« Waller, wife of the ex-consul,
defends the action of Ambassador
Eustis, who, she says, is doing all he
can in her husband's case.
Warrpats have been issued for 133
out of 533 judges of election of Louis-
Joseph liartlett of VevSnvillc, Iowa,
had so many family troubles that he
blew his brains out.
The American Bankers' Association
named a committee upon co-operation
of national banks with the treasury.
Louis A. Gourdain, a wealthy New
Orleans lottery mapnate, was indicted
for grand larceny, embezzlement aod
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