The Peoples Voice. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, February 21, 1896 Page: 3 of 10
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FACTORV GIRLS PERISH.
MISS STRAWNS DEATH.
TERRIBLE HOLOCADST AT 1M
N. Y.---MANY MEET DEATH,
JUMPED FROM WINDOWS.
Sheldon Youug Men Charged With
t!i« school (ilrl'N MuriUr.
Sheldon, Iowa, Fob. 19.—This part
of the State is iu a fever of excitement
Oftr new developments which bid fair
to unravel the mystery surrounding
the death of Maude Strawn, the hand*
! some 18-year-old school girl, whose
I lifeless body was found in her room
at her married sister's homo here
j last week. It is supposed that tl\e
girl had been dead for three or four
I days when found, as decomposition
I had set ill. The corpse was discovered
Saturday and the girl had not been in
attendance at school since Wednesday
. forenoon, nor had anyone seen her on
the streets. At 11 o'clock Wednesday
; Miss Strawn asked to bo excused, as
. she expected company and had to get
j dinner herself, as her sister, with
I whom she was staying, had gone to
the country on a visit. That is the
_ last time she was seen alive by her
pile of oily waste, a blasting mass of teacher or schaolmates. Neighbors
daines, 850 girls and women frenzied saw her enter the house where she
WORK OF BANK ROBBERS.
Awful Punic Among .150 (ilrU it ml Wo*
«>en lu a Six-Story Shirt-Wain fac-
tory— Many Seriously Injured hjr
I lame* and Calling Wall*—
Three are I>rinl n l
Troy, N. Y., Feb. lu.— A small boy
carelessly throwing a match into
BANK VAULT AT RICHARDS, MO.,
WRECKED BY DYNAMITE.
THE THIEVES CET
The Fiploftlou Heard a Ouarler of
Mile Avray—Three Mt*u Stip|MMed to
Have Participated in the Itob-
l>ery — Citizen* Phased the
Jtobberi, ||U( They Left
No i lue Itclilnd.
FITZ IS CONFIDENT.
ands of dollars worth of property .nd I SZin^lrl'rf w Ti!''
caused the deletion of many lives. I miMing girl, and was the first to
view the ghastly spectacle. On the
wall hung a bird cage, which con-
tained a dead canary. The fact that
the bird was also dead leads to the
theory that chloroform had been ad-
ministered. It was thought at first to
be a case of suicide, but later develop-
ments have entirely exploded that
theory and A. L. Hull and Q. Morello
have been arrested charged with
called to a small boy to light the gas I ^H s death'U'C
over her work The bov struck a ? u,eath- It developed nt the cor-
match and threw the burning stub to I Zm'tn ! H"ll and Morello
• - were seen to enter tho house on
I Wednesday, the day that Miss Strawn
i is supposed to have met her death.
I Hull has of late been paying consider-
able attention to Miss Strawn, and it
It was just thirty minutes before
the closing hour in Stettheimer & Co.'s
shirt waist factory, on River street,
and the 350 girls and women were
working rapidly to tinish up. In the
cutting room, on the fifth floor, the
150 girls were closing up their day's
assignments and preparing to leave
when the whistle blew. Lillie Krieg-
er, who was working near a machine,
He UoHtu That He Will Whip Matter la
Prow Two to Pour Round*
El Paso, Texas. Feb. lfi,— Practical-
ly all of thesportiuguien have left the
city and only correspondents are now
waiting for the big fight. Fitzsim-
inou* has cooled down uud now actjut-
! esces in the present arrangement*. He
has resumed his training, but will do
S900. ' on'v "^t work oetween now and Fri-
day. lie is in splendid condition and
j is supremely confident of winning
I within two to lour rounds.
Governor Ahuniada left Juarez last
night for Chihusliua. Before he left
for the capital lie made this solemn
declaration: "Should the fighters give
battle on Chihuahua soil I will arrest
the principals, betters, spectators and
newspaper correspondents, and not
one oi thcin will escape a three year
sentence in prison."
When Fitzsimuions was shown the
; interview given out in Chicago yes-
Four Sron, Kan., Feb. 10. —iTho ' "ay by James J. Corbett, and told that
bank at Kichards, Mo., ;t town of ' J1® could have a light with the latter
several hundred people, in a wealthy I .!«,,? il ,j0udon club. he exclaimed:
district of Vernon ceuntv, eight miles I,.wiU W1 ,Corbeu
east of here on the Jlissoun Pacific i g^.trYa^t .£LJ "
road, was robbed about -J o'clock this After I aiu through with MalierTwlU
morning. The vault was blown to I be ready to accommodate Corbett for
pieces with dynamite and 8'. 00 in cash, all he wants and more t -o. I know I
all the money in the bank, was carried lick him, and I hope he will be in
away. The bandits, though they were better condition than lie was at Hot
not seen, are believed to have ridden Springs. 1 rould be ready for him
into town on horseback about mid- ^'ie ^ay *fter the Muher tight, if he
night. The bank is located in the was here ready to fight He won't
Todd block, and extra preparation have to chase me for a tight. 1 will
FIFTH-FIVE MINERS DEAD.
j FREE SILVER OR NOTHING.
TEBBIBLE COAL MINE EIPLOSIOH ! SSXCZtiSt
REPORTED FfiOM COLORADO.
NEWCASTLE THE SCENE
he Vulcan Coal Mine, iiin
AtrhUoa. Tope It a ami Santa
way Company, and Eaiploylay
Seventy-Five Men. the l'lare
of the l>Ua«ter—1'artle-
nlar Very Meaner.
Senator Baker Sayi White Metal Adv<*cate«
Will Prevent Important Legislation.
er said la# t
legislation to be passed at this session
of Congress, unless it should be a
bankrupt act. Jn the Senator's judg-
ment there will bo no tariff bill.no
bond bill and no financial bill of any
! kind adopted. The silver senators
j w*ll Mock everything unless they be
permitted to add free silver. The
i signs point to a bankrupt act, drawn
hy the somewhat after the Torry bill, which
Kali- ' 1 "
Glen wood Spiu\gs, Col., Feb. 19. —
An explosion has occurred in tho Vul-
can coal mines at Newcastle and fifty-
live miners are reported to have been
The Vulcan mine is owned by the
Atchison, Tc ka & Santa Fe railway
company. Usually seventy five men
are employed in the mine.
the tloor. It struck a pile of oily rags,
and in an instant the girl was envel-
oped in llamcs. With her clothes and
hair burning she rushed to the win-
dow, and in an instant the room be-
came a struggling, shrieking mass of
humanity, filling the windows, tho
are escapes and the only stairway.
With rare presence of mind Police-
man Farrell, who was on the street,
v seeing that in the panic a number
were liable to jump, let down the awn-
ing over the entrance. Barely was it
down when two or three forms cstme
rlying down from the fifth and sixth
stories, and, bouncing from the awn-
ing, fell to the sidewalk. Lillie
Krieger, over whose machine the fire
started, was one of these. She struck
the awniug, fell on her back and
bounced to her hands and knees on
the walk. She got up and staggered
about until people helped her to her
By this time nearly every window
had a female form dangling from
and when the firemen arrived there
was a hustle to get the ladders
At the center window on the sixth I which will close in about a week. It
door a woman hanging by her hands ' said the defense will apply for a
was forced out by the flames licking change of venue, in which case it is
her face. With a last shriek she let claimed that nothing will save Asbcll
go, and came tumbling orcr and over | from being lynched, as it is not pro-
until she struck tho pavoment. When posed to allow him to get into tho
picked up it was found that she was | hands of sympathizing strangers who
Mrs. Margaret Carroll. Her spinal not know all the horrible circum-
^column was foieed through into her j stances, and who might let him off too
1 easv. .
is thought that he secured the girl's
confidence and that he was the visitor
she referred to when she asked to be
excused from scnool on that fatal day.
The supposition is that Bull took
Morello along with him, and by ad-
ministering tho drug they accom-
plished her ruin and death. Public
feeling is strong against the prisoners
and a double lynching is talked of.
MAY BE LYNCHED YET,
Labette County, Kan., l*eople Will See
That Aftbell (Jets III* Deserts.
Oswego, Kan., Feb. 19.—Excitement
in the Marion Asbell case has subsided
to some extent, there having been nc
against robbers had been made in its
# It is supposed that three men par-
ticipated in the robbery. They ef-
fected an entrance through the rear
door of tho building. Several holes
were drilled in the vault door, and
when the dynamite blown into the
holes exploded the door was forced
from its liing* and left tho vault a
mass of debris. The money drawer
containing $; 00 was easily accessible.
Several papers are missing, but are
not thought to have been taken away.
Agent i'helps of the Kansas City,
Pittsburg & Crulf road and two com-
panions were sitting up with a sick
friend, a quarter of a mile away and
! heard tho explosion. Relieving that
robbers had blown up tho depot safe,
they ami&:l themselves and started for
the depot, but discovered the bank ^
give it to him mighty quick."
New Typographical In I on.
< iiicago, Feb. 19.—Quite a number
of the members of the German Typo-
graphical Union of this city, have left
that organization and formed a new
union, incorporating under the name
of Typograpical Uuion No. 1, and
joining the Knights of Labor. They
have issued a circular, justifying their
action, saying the old union is con-
trolled by "reds," that strikes were
declared without reason, and money
intended for sick and unemployed
members was partially "sunk" in
decorating the graves of the executed
has been before Congress so often.
Speaking of the political outlook for
l8-'0, Senator Baker said, of course,
that the Republicans would elect pres-
ident uud vice president The silver
men do not believe this, but Mr. Baker
thinks they are inspired more by en-
thusiasm than by couviction. Senator
lillman's speech was a bid for the
presidential nomination on the silver
ticket, and Senator Baker believes
that lie will be tho nominee.
Senator Baker looks for tho demo-
cratic party to disappear this year.
The Chicago convention, he thinks,
will split on the silver question, and
the silvcrites will go to St. Louis and
there unite with tho Populists and sil-
verites in the nomination of a candi-
date for the presidency who will stand
on a platform of Populism, silverism,
Dehsisin and all of the other isina
which just now aitlict the country.
The sound money Democrats, Senator
I Baker thinks, will vote with the Ke-
i publicans, although possibly some of
the more orthodox ones will put up a
ticket and vote for it, as was done in
THE ' AD'- WAS A RUSE.
No Attempt to V.ynrlt Jaekfion and Wall-
In* In Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb. 19.—Owing
to an advertisement calling for l,00u
men nt Court and Sycamore streets at is-'"" ,u.\" V" as was uono
8:30 I tils „ . , l ,a* "V. when the stalwart-, unable to
Harrison Kefuses to lie a Delegate.
Indianapolis, IndM Feb. 19.—The
robbery" on the wav. ] effort of Republican politicians-to in-
The robbers had fled. The town duce Mr. lla-rison t.
was aroused and a chase was made ut large to tkit
in all directions, but no clue was , ..• , ,
found. Officers of all the .surrounding I
dent. *1 ho f *ieiuls of Senator Allison
go as a delegate
llow hostilities apparent since last Friday he bantc was kuown as tlie ltank <
a it, night. The state has filed its trans- and was owned by the Conl
I,ere I eript in the District court and will trv „°® brothers of Nevada. Mo., wl
up. to pet the case in the present term, the X cl'non couuti' bunk at *«'
• ., 1 —ill ..I..... - >. .. vacla.
towns were notified by wir. and it is
tliougdit the luen cannot away,
especially if they are strangers.
'/'he banU was known as the 11anlc of
are particuh "iy anxious to have him
on the floor of the convention to sec-
ond the nomination of the favorite son
of tiie Ilawkeye state, whom he is said
Three men last evening assaulted
and robbed C'lift* L. Evans, a young
veterinary surgeon of Norman, 111., at
the Missouri Pacific in this city and
fled in the direction of Richards. It
8:30 this morning "ready for work,
there was apprehension that a mob
was to be gathered to lynch Students
Jackson and Walling when they were
taken from the jail to tho police court.
A crowd did assemble, but a relav of
police was there and no concentration
was permitted. Then it was learned
that the prisoners had been removed
to tiie city hall two hours before tho
time when it was supposed they would
When .Tifckson and Walling appeared
in the police court the ei ridors lead- |
ing to the room w re densely
thronged. Ample guards were about, '
so that no one got into tie court room
who did not have a right to bo there.
When the eases were called, the pris-
oners appeared promptly from the ceil
room below, with no change in their
bearing. They were required to re-
main not more than half n minute for
their counsel h I agreed 1 < continue
the hearing uutil February 27. As
soon as the order was announced by
tho judge the prisoners were safely re-
turned to the jail, tho wagon being
followed at a run bv a few ovt^* curious
boys. .. ^ , v
Just below her, in another window, '
hung a woman turning appealing
glances to the crowd. The black
smoke was pouring from the window,
L but as yet no flames were visible, and
tho crowd yelled encouragingly to her
to hold on; but a high red llaine
reached out just tlie.n and licked her
face, and in an instant her body was
rebounding from the pavement. She
was Mrs. Foley, a widow, anu when
picked up was dead.
On the same floor, hanging from an-
other window, was another woman,
and salvation in the shape of a ladder
was almost within her grasp, when
her strength failed, and s.lie went
twirling down to death. She was Mrs.
The firemen and police worked like
heroes, and to their energy was due a
?reat saving of life. At least a dozen
women and girls were carried down
the ladders or dragged out of tho cor-
ridors, the officers and firemen going
into the midst of the smoke and
The fire burned so fiercely by this
time that no detailed search of the
building could be made, and from
what can be learned there were many
girls and women on the three upper
stories, either lying in fainting fits or
overcome by smoke It was this fact
that led to rumors that there were at Ju(.
least twenty women dead, and the j frosh,
Kail road likll by Mr. Traeey.
^Washington, Feb. 19.—Among the
bills in trod u 'ed in the House was one
by Mr. Trncey of Missouri to create '
an executive department of commerce, j
is believed the same men robbed tho which shall have under its jurisdiction '
bank. Evans was beaten into insensi- commissioner of railroads and 1
bility and robbed of a gold watch and supersede the interstate commerce to tJa.v Mr. Newlands of Nevada pre-
$16 in money. commission. It shall contain also the rented a resolution, which was adopt
— . . ■ I 111 Pf*n 11 nf a lYlnnlAn n nnJ t ! ... i « ,? A. 1
INTERCEDES FOR CUBA.
bureaus of American and foreign com-
merce and commercial information
No. 4, 21c;
17c; Wo. 4. 1G~; no
at-, 21c; No. 3 white
story docs not seem impr bable.
Tho total loss of the fire is from
$2:,0,000 to 83o0.ooo, with about $lu0,«
000 insurance. At least r>00 people aro
thrown out of employment. The lire-
men worked with the thermometer
down below zero and suffered
j Kansas City, Mo . Fob. 10.—Trade in whent
i hi>re to-day was about us dnll ns ever, and
I price.* wore about tin suno as yosturday.
though some pales seoraod lower. Then; were
I a number of samples carried over. July wheat
was offer.*! at 6 c.
liar I Wheat—No V, ft'.c; No. 3. ",6c: No. 4,
4V;; rejected, 3.r fC40e: no grade, toff/ilOc. Soft
Wheat No -',71c; No 8. tig72c; No. 4, k^uUc;
rejected 8c. Spring Wheat —No. 2, tile:
No. 3, C2c; rejected, . O/ c; white spring
Corn - No. 2,22\'c; N
white com. No. 2. 2.1c
j Oats—No. 2, 18c; No 3,
| grade, 111 ..c: No. 2 white <
oats 1 't 19 Vic.
I Ryo—No. 2, 35c.
I Uran —13 41c bn ICO-lb sacks: bnlk Gc less,
llu Timothy, choice. $11 «<11. 0; N o. 1, $10$
10.W; No. 2, $7..)0 ; No iJ $> '6.50; choice
prairie, HG.50S7; No. 0^0; No. 2,
I packing hay, $3 < 1
| Broom Corn—Short and common, pnr
ton; self working, fair to good, $.'«" < per ton:
I self working, choice. per ton; dwarf
| corn. 10 p>r ton; all hurl, $.'5<o >0 p r too,
j according to quality.
j Kirg- Strictly fn.'.sh, lf)c per doz.
Poultry—Live hens, ti 4c; springs. 7|s'^8c:
j roosters, 15c; young, 17He, Turkeys, hens' 10c;
gobblers,yc: ducks, ge<-S', fat, oh"6 <c.
i Pigeons, flic«$1 p^r doz, I)r.'a*d hens, 7:.,c;
■ springs. 81 V"lb; turkoys, hens, lie: gobbl.Tj,
j 10c; dncks,94c; geese, fat, 7c.
I Butter—Creamery, extra separator, 17c; firsts, '
Dairy, fancy' 1 c: fair 13o: store packed,
Off grades, 8c. Country roll— I
Itlne's Penitentiary Hill.
Washington, Feb. 19.—Keprescnta-
The Independence of the Island Urged
by Ecuador for Various Reasons.
Washington, Feb. 19.—The presi-
dent, of Ecuador, on the 10th of De-
cember, sent to the Queen Begent of
Spain a letter, which is in part as fol-
lows: "Majesty — The people of
Ecuador, which once formed part of
the Spanish monarchy, ai d to which
it is bound by tics of friendship, of
blood, of language and of traditions, ; for 1, 200 convicts.
is deeply moved in the presence of the !
terrible and devastating struggle car- j Men Working Kansas,
ried on between Cuba, for her political Wichita, Kan., Feb. 10.—l'ostiuaster
emancipation, and the mother country George P. Locke of this city has re-
for the integrity of her territory. I ports from postmature throughout
'By granting Cuba her independ- Kansas stating that their respective
silver standard countries iias upon
the manufacturing business of the
,. , - I United States. Mr. Newlands stated the
live lillie of Kansas has introduced a ! Chamber of Commerce of Sail Fran-
bill authorizing the erection of a pen- i cisco lla<l called tho attention of the
itentiary on the military reservation couutry to the invasion of products
at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. This is '
to aeccmsnodate the prisoners at the
new government penitentiary, which
was lately established there. The pen-
itentiary is to have accommodation
vote for either Greeley or Grant, put
up a candidate.
VEST IS ASTONISHED.
lie f'umiol t'mlentnml Why lie Sliuuld
lime He,-n SUKRe.teri fnr (;WVernor.
St. Lot is. Ma, Feb. 10.—A friend of
Senator Vest has received the follow-
ing letter from Washington. "Yours
of the tltli inst. has just been received.
I have never thought for an instant of
becoming u candidate for governor
and am astonished ut tho suggestion.
1 here was some talk about Cockrell
making the race, but I do not think he
ever seriously entertained the idea.
It is not necessary for lue to
postpone my reply to your letter
on this p, int. Under no circum-
stances would I be a caudidate for
Governor, lu the first place, 1 do not
think my candidacy would strengthen
the Darty to tho extent you state. It
would be said at once that I was sim-
ply making the race for Governor in
order to become Senator and there is a
well founded prejudice on the part of
the people against this kind of whole-
sale, double-barrelled candidacy, hi
the second place, I could not afford to
put myself in antagonism to the many
friends who want the nomination, and
I think it would be indelicate for tne
to allow anyone to suppose for a mo-
ment that 1 desire to be a candidate.
i 11 seems to me that tho party can se-
en. instructing the ways and means cure a suitable candidate who will
committee to inquire what effect the p.°" our 1,111 vote without taking
difference of exchange between gold oni' of the Senators. I write to
SILVER NATION PRODUCTS
An Inquiry a. to Whether They Are T.Ike-
ly to Flood tho t'nltert Slalon.
Washington, Feb. 10.—In tho Ilouse
CRITICISM OF MORTON.
fancy, li'-.c choice, lie.
| Apples Single barrels sell no high as $ 7">;
fancy, ">> pjr barrel; choice, $.. i0'«C2: com-
! monto nood, $l'iL5) per barrol. The pri-03 in
a small way are irregular and range from THJo to
| 83c per bu.
| Potatoes Home grown, supply fair, 2 c in «
. small way: choice. per bu in car lots;
fancy, iMfti - c per bu.
DlncUKslon of Seed l)i«tribul Ion Still t «n-
tlnues in the Houne.
Washington, Feb. 19. — I he agricul-
tural appropriation bill occupied the
attention of the house to-day. A threat
deal of criticism of Secretary Morton
was indulged in on botli sides of the
political aisle, but, as ou ,i i'.'day, no
one arose to his defense. .1 ■ l ist Mr.
Pearson of North Carolina arose and
asked if there was not some member,
Democrat, Populist or liepublican,
who would raise a voice in his defense!
. His question was greeted with a
\ chorus of "noes" from all sides of the
Amendments were adopted ar. follows:
On motion of Mr. Doolittle, Republic-
an, of Washington, directing the Sec-
retary of Agriculture to distribute
fibre flaxseed in the State of Washing- | Shi, r Km*—
ton. and on motion of Mr. Long, Re- j jjcuruary..
publican, of Kansas, appropriating! July ]
$15,000 for continuing the investiga- ! "
tion of modes of irrigation. At 5 j
o'clock the House adjourned.
Chicago Hoard of Trade.
Chicago, Feb. .9 The following* is thn
of prices of tho grain and provision marie, c oa
the board of tradj :
Al ay —
• :*> *
ence, Spain will protect her interests
and will have done justice to the aspi-
rations of Cuba, without any loss of
"I beg Your Majesty to receive this
letter as a proof of the loyal friend-
ship which Ecuador professes to Spain,
for only a Iiiyh motive impels us to
address it to you ;is weil as my sincere
desire to see the glory of your throne
increase, of the throne which you,
with so much prudence and foresight,
occupy in the name ar.d representa-
tion of your august child. Alfonso
XIII, whom (rod save."
AMFLIE RIVES WEDDED.
Married to Pierre Tronbet/.koy, a Noble-
man, at the Home of ller Father.
Chari.ottesvili.k. Ya., Feb. 19.—
Amelie River Chanler and Prince
Pierre Troubetzkoy. a Russian noble-
man. were married at : o'clock this
afternoon at "Castle Hill," the home
( of Alfred Rives, father of Hie author.
Paul L. Menzel, 1). 1)., of richmond,
a Lutheran clergyiran, p rf., med the
ceremony. Members of the family
and Miss Julia Magruder, tlis author,
and Allen Po^^s of Richmond were
present. The couple wili t ..'main here
for some time and aftei virfl they
will take a trip abroad. They will
live in London, the home of Pierre
The bride was divorced last October
from John Armstrong Chanler of New
ork, to whom she was married in 1888. i
Oklahoma lias a New Religion* Seet.
Perry. Okla., Feb. 19.—Near Kintz,
west of Perry, is a new religious sect
called the Church of (.od. They have
been holding meetings night and day
for six months and they number 500.
communities are being systematically
flooded with green goods circulars
from ( Iiicago. Parties addressed aro
instructed to communicate by wire
with K. K. King. Waukesha, \Vis,
Joliu Dillon Klected Chairman.
London, Feb. 19.—The members of
the Irish parliamentary party held
another sitting in the Ilouse of Com-
mons to-day to elect a r jw chairman
to succeed Justin McCarthy, resigned.
Among these present were Messrs.
McCarthy. Healey and Dillon. Tho
latter was elected chairman by a vote
of 37 to 21.
from Oriental countries, especially
Japan. The Pacific coast, he said,
was now threatened with the products
of the cheap labor of the Oriental
countries, and the increase iu the price
of silver would take from Oriental
countries the advantages they now
possessed. The Uouse then resumed
the consideration of the agricultural
A Decision for the **'ldow.
Emporia, Kan., Feb. 19.
you very frankly because I do not
want the slightest misconception of
my position in regard to this matter.
Your friend, O. ti. Vest."
Li:ayi:\woRTir, Kan., Feb. I!).—The
second day of the Kansas Editorial
Association's annual meeting opened
with a business session at 8::io o'clock
Mr. Morgan introduced a resolution
denouncing the railroad-corn rate from
Kansas to d< ip water harbors of the
Judge South, and calling-upon the governor,
Kandolph of the District court made the railroad commissioners and the
an interesting decision in a fraternal legislature of the State to put a stop
insurance case to-day. Mrs. Henry ( to suc'1 practices. Those who most
Seward was the beneficiary in a fra- ; s'rcm'°1>l>ly opposed the resolution
I were A. ti. Stacey and A. J. Felt
Both denied that the corn rate was
robbery. President Nelson referred
The Cabman JI,n a 1'. nI Record.
Springfield, Ohio, F b. IS.—Cab-
man (Jeorge Jackson, co nected with
the Fort Thomas murder, is wanted
here for the embezzlement of $27 from
the I nited Uretliren Church of Friend-
LATE NEWS NOTES.
| ternal insurance policy, issued on the
j life of her husband. A few days be-
fore his death Seward made his
brother the beneficiary with the un-
| derstanding that the brother should
I pay a debt owed by Seward to the
i i irst National lianic. Mrs. Seward
| sued the fraternity in which the policy
was issued for the payment of tho
policy, and won. The court held that
the purpose of the fraternal insur-
ance was to provide for widows and
needy ones, and not to pay debts.
A Murderer la Converted and Confesses.
Waterloo, Iowa, Feb. 19.—Most
Trustdale of Kenosha, Wis., was con-
verted at church last night and con-
fessed to the murder of William Sliel-
I Son, at Leadville, September !, 189a
The Colorado authorities have been
j notified and the mau d rained. He
Why Mrs. l.ca*n Want* to Preach.
Wichita, Kan., Feb. 19—In an in-
terview Mrs. M. E. Le se says: 4'I
wanted to preach, becai • that will
put me outside of part un politics,
and that has been iny desire for a long
time. 1 feel kindly toward the Pop-
ulists, because they gave me an oppor-
A receiver was appointed for the
McCague .Savings bank at Omaha.
Governor Clarke and Senator Jones
met in j nt debate at Dardanelle,
.Tames Lee was arrested for moon-
shining in Sevier county, Arkansas,
and all his liquor wasted.
Miss Lou l'atrick, a white girl, and tiimty, ancj j think I have paid them
Captain Charles Laflarc, a full-blood well for it."
Choctaw, were married.
President Cleveland has informed
congress that Germany has agreed to
reopen the exclusion of insurance
Minister Terrell has succeeded
it to the Committee on Ilcsolutions
and stopped a sharp discussion.
Tho election of ofiicers was made a
special order for 7:u0 o'clock this eve-
ning. The association then took a re-
cess until evening.
The pleasure end of the program
to-day included an excursion to Fort
Leavenworth and a tour of the Federal
prison, and excursions to the Soldiers'
llomc and the State penitentiary.
Troops at the fort were maneuvered
for the benefit of tho visitors. Colonel
Hawkins* of tho Twentieth infantry
WAR ON UNIONS.
Chicago Clothing Manufacturer* Combine
to Assert Their Independence.
I Chicago. Feb. 19.—The large cloth*
I ing manufacturers of this city have
dcciared their independence of labor
! union rule and say they will conduct
1 their busin ss independent of union
dictation hereafter. This action has
i caused &.: i es in two places and more
are threatened. The union men will
hold a mass meeting this week at
j which a general strike may be ordered.
I The tight is a continuation of one
■ started iu New York and afterward
| extended to Rochester. The em ply era
j were so successful in the last that the
| Chicago manufacturers have decided
to try the same methods.
King Res at New Orleans.
New Orleans, La., Feb. 19.—Rex,
King of the Carnival, arrived yester-
day afternoon on the revenue cutter
Forward, with the largest retinue in
his history. Beside his usual court, a
largely augmented column of local
militia and an entirely new battalion
of the naval reserve, there were three
militarv commands from tiie interior
of the state, crack companies from St.
Paul and Minneapolis, and Kssenio
Knights from Massachusetts and Ken-
tucky, Cardinals Satolli and Gibbons
and many Catholi.* leaders, the Illi-
nois Club, the Michigan Press Associa-
tion and many other ncUbles viewed
I Kansas Ctv.m,. I',b, 10-Catilo-RcceipU,
I 8,0.*; calves. 111, .„t,i,,po,I yostnr<hy, 1,*,; rat-
tle: no calves, JJ.t, market was generally
steady and nctiva
Dressed be f and export stoors SUS Y4.00
Tcxa-7 and Indian to>rs .$2 0.w;j.3)
Cows and heifer* $18 ) <3 40
Stock ore and feeders $.00:^:1.9J
c°.',ve ta. .i <411.00
Hogs—Receipts, 12.7.12; shipped yesterday.
01 r>, Till market openod weak and clo cd
.trons to 5c higher and activo. Tho top sale
was £19.!^ aud tho bu k Of sales from 53 ,S6
Shoep— Receipts. r.,S55; shipped yesterday,
69<. Tho market was uneven.
1 ho following are representative sales:
1hey profess to cure all sicklies bv gettinff the case of Missionary Ivnapp smoking_cigarettes, lie sijjt
prayer and when tliey fail it is given charged with inciting Armenians to l!on to legislature to pa>
out that the sick person has a devil, rebellion, out of the hands of the cl/f,rette manufacturing bill
reople of the community say they are Turks. / of the tragedy.
a great nuisanc
Dominion Wants S:i.ooo,oo for Defense.
Ottawa, Ont., 1'eb. l .—The Domin-
ion Government will ask Parliament
to grant 83,0C0,000 for National dc-
Tlie senate adopted a resolution Color Line in Barber shop,,
calling on Secretary Carlisle for in- I HAvrmnrr Miss ir«i, in ni:„—
formation as to money in the treasury *rm « . « \ ,
at the beginning and close of llarr£ Ar.mstead, colored, has instituted a
son's administration. suit ag-ainst Todd \ aliquet, a barber,
Milwaukee brewers have decided to
Mas a Cigarette Fiend.
Ceittebvjlt.b, Iowa, Feb. 19.—a cor-
oner's jury found that tiie double mur- i
der by l eorg*e Jones and his suicide At Concordia, Kan., March o.
were caused by insanity. Mie result of Am lex k, Kan., Feb. 19.—Concordia,
smoking1 cigarettes. He signed a peti- March 0, is the place and date named
pass an anti- by the liepublican central committee
i tbe ay Qf t]ie j.'ifth district yesterday to se-
lect delegates and alternates to the St.
Louis convention. The active candi-
dates for delegates are: \V. II. Smith
of Marshall county, O. W. Iliggin-
botham of Biley, T. I). Fitzpatnek of
^ i Saline, J. li. Tomlinson of Ottawa,
. — - ucciucu to ni ri.t n i i i 0 ^lm Saturday Colonel Morrow of Washington, W.
■J?: V™ "ew r,fle' with which the establish colleges in Tallahatchie «nmni'oJn fW°;[,re P6°Pi® °f th.IS cit^ VV. Caldwell of Cloud and 1). R. Oor-
militia will be provided, is the Lee- county, Mississippi, to educate negro Y aro dlscrl'ninated don of Dickinson. A. P. Riddle of Ot-
Enfield. The total number to be laborers. B against, and this is.to be made a test lawa is a candidate
purchased is 40,000.
' S. W. 1.101..
6) sheop. 1:7
8' lambs 85
120 S. W s h 'ep, 86.
B slieep. 6<
0 sheep, 10
| David Meyers was convicted of mur-
der at Helton, Texas, and sentenced to The Event of the beaaon.
ninety-nine years' imprisonment. At Washington, Feb. 29.—The most
9.-—Miss a former trial his sentence was twenty distinguished social event of the sea-
a •"«« years. -
Miss Itarton Arrives at Constantinople
Clara llarton. president of the Amer-
Reirt •CrOSS so.ci.ctv' has arrived At Monticello, Kv.. an alleged in-
e ?nd ' '"•ffan'zing- a system for eendiar.v was lynched. The mob took
the distribution of roller to the suffer- two men from the jail, but one es-
■ P0 Ing Armenians.
son here was the marriage last night
of Miss Catherine Marten Weston
Fuller, daughter of Chief .Justice and
Mrs. Fuller, to Mr. Theodore Smith
Beecher. a young lawyer of Buffalo,
Hal it win Is a Kaunas Man.
Oswego, Kan., Feb. 19.— Evelyn B.
JBaldwin, whom a Chicago syndicate
purposes sending at the head of an
expedition to meet Dr. Nansen, the
returning Norwegian explorer, is a
Kansas man, having been raised from
a small boy in this 'Tscibette) county.
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