The weekly independent. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1893-1895, August 22, 1895, Image 5

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Jioiler Eploln in the Rear Part of the
Ganrcjr House Fire Adds to the Hor
rorMany Kescned From the Window
Una to an Intoxicated Engineer,
Pkxver, Col., Aug. CO. About 12:10
o'clock this morning a terrific explo
sion occurred in the renr of the Gumry
hotel, 1725 to 1733 Lawrence street, a
five story brick and stone structure, in
which were between forty and fifty
people, most of them asleep. The
building was almost completely
wrecked and surrounding1 buildings
were badly damaged.
The fire department and many vol
unteers were soon on the scene and in
lrllf an hour five persons who had oc-
rcupitv upper rooms were, taken out
more or less injured. Then the mine
caught lire and firemen and others who
were trying to rescue, those buried un
der the debris were forced to retreat"
while c ries and moans were heard is
suing from the midst of the ruins.
To add to the excitement, a hose
team ran away and several persons
were trampled upon and injured.
Live electric light wires were also a
constant source of peril for a time.
When the liremen were driven back
by the flames they had almost com
pleted the rescue of two women and
two men, but nothing more could be
done and soon all four were beyond ull
All night long1, the firemen poured
water on the burning debris and as
soon as the flames were driven away
from one section, the work of rescue
was resumed.
Uoe Munal of Cairo, 111., was rescued
at i:30 o'clock, after an hour's work,
4lJli it is c.. i, lit. that no more of the
' victims ean be l'olice Surgeon
Jarecki took his place where he could
keep Munal's head moist and properly
attend to him while his lower limbs
were being extricated. It was a po
rtion of great danger for all, on
account of the flames and the over
hanging roof, which threatened to
come down at any moment. Hut the
men worked on hauling at beams with
ropes and using every device to clear
the space arouud the suffering man,
who bore his agony with great bravery
and cheered on his helpers. At last
about 3:30 o'clock a great cheer
arose and word was spread among tho
great crowd waiting outside that the
work was fiulshed. Soon firemen and
citizens appeared at the entrance bear
ing Munal cm a stretcher. He was
conscious but suffering great agony,
and the physicians expressed little
hope for his ultimate revival. When
he revlve.iV,- btt.said: "I am a cigar
maker and have been in the city for a
week, having come heie from Cairo,
111 I was upstairs in bed when 1
heard an awful crash. 1 did not know
what it was and got out of bed and
hurried out, and on going down stairs
1 must have lost my way, for when I
got down on what 1 thought was the
ground floor, 1 fell down into the
At 10 o'clock the fire in the ruins
hud been extinguished, and the search
for the dead whs begun, a large force
of men and teams being engaged in
hauling away the debris. At 1 1 o'clock
one body, which was not identified,
had been removed and several more
were in sight.
The dead so far as ascertained are
as follows:
Peter Gumry, owner of the hotel.
R, C. Greiner, manager of the hotel,
B)n-in-law of Peter Gumry.
Mrs. R. C. Greiner, clerk of the ho
tel, daughter of Peter Gumry.
General Charles Adams, Manitou,
A. L. Elake, Pueblo, Col.
Myron E. Hawley, Union Pacific
.railroad clerk, Denver.
James Murphy, contractor, Denver.
Geoi ge Hurt, passenger conductor on
fie ltok Island railroad, Colorado
Mrs. Wolf and daughter.
Two chambermaids, names un
known. Ojc bell boy, name unknown.
In addition to the dead, there are
the following missing:
Urenicr, father of It. C Grenier,
manager of the hotel.
Bud Burnes, Colorado Springs.
W. J. Carson, Pueblo.
V. French, Central City.
Bert I. Larsh, Central City.
E. F. McCToskey, Canon City.
Judge Glinn, Leadville.
The whole rear half of the hotel was
blown to atoms and the front portions
are merely shattered and burned frag
ments of a house.
There is no doubt that the wreck
was caused by a boiler explosion.
Frank Loescber, the enginer, it is
said, was intoxicated, and after turn
ing a large quantity of cold water into
the hot boiler left the building ten
minutes before the explosion occurred.
The police are looking for him. K. K.
Irwin, the night clerk, says Loescber,
who was only 17 years old, was drunk
when he went on duty, and that he
was in the habit of neglecting his
The Gsffiry was 6 five-story building
valued at 130,000, and had been used
as a hotel since 1888, when it was re
built after a fire in which one life was
" lout. It was of the better kind of sec
ond class European hotels, catering
IimtpIii in Turn II v natronaire.
It was built as the Kden Musee by the
widow of General Tom Thumb, and
was so occupied. Afterward it was re
modled for use as a hotel. Onmry and
Grenier had owned it for several
vcars. No meals were terved in the
Rrrlous Affair at Arbecs, I. T.
CilTiiniK, Ok., Aug. 2 0. Daniel Ii.
Brown, a merchant in from the Hem
inole reservation, brings information
of a dastardly crime committed near
Arbeca. A gang of Creek Indians and
negroes, with several wJilte outlaws,
raided Samuel Norford'a, store and,
ifter gutting the place, assaulted and
otherwise mistreated five women in
the neighborhood, several of whom
ire likely to die.
At Roekawav Beach, N. Y
Ocean View hotel was burned
their night cl
A Fierce tiale Visits the Town I)olnB
Grrat Damage.
I'ittsrui'.o, Pa., Aug. I'O. A fierce
wind and rain storm swept down on
this city last night without warning at
a time when the parks were filled with
people and the rivers with boats
crowded with excursionists. As far
as known two women and one man
were drowned, a score of persons were
injured, two, it is thought, fatally, and
property damaged to the extent of
So tremendous was th force of the
tornado that the steamers Lud Keefer,
Little Hill and Arlington were over
turned and many barges, coal boats
and small craft torn from their moor
ings and sent adrift. The passenger
barge Dakota was forced against the
SmithHeld street bridge and the side
crushed in. She sank in several feet
of wa ter.
When the storm struck the Koefer
Captain Keefer, Mate Miller, Millie
Lindbaugli, the cook, and two colored
chambermaids were on board, but all
reached the shore in safety except
Millie Lindbaugli, who became ex
hausted and was drowned.
The steamer Courier, with 400 pas
sengers on board, was swept with
water and the passengers became panic
stricken, bnt Captain Klein succeeded
in making a landing at Painter's Mills
and nil left the boat in safety.
V line the wind was at its highest an
unknown woman attempted to cross
the Point bridge. She wus caught in
a whirlwind and blown into the river
and drowned.
Archibald Sophie was blown into the
river and drowned while trying to
tighten the lines of some coal barges
in the West end, lie was married and
had a large fa.'-iily.
On Second avenue a feed wire was
broken and in attempting to repair it
Conductor Adams was fatally shocked,
On the South side the large grain
elevator of Henderson it Joiinson, in
course of construction, was almost
completely demolished. The heavy
Iron girders felt on a row of tenements
and crushed them, but fortunately the
occupants were away iron home.
Two freight cars on the Pittsburg
and Lake Krie road were lifted from
the tracks and blown into the Monon
gahela river and portions of the Mo
nongahela and Castle Shannon inclines
were earned away by the wind and demolished.
On the north side of Alleghany City
great damage was done to small
buildings and trees were uprooted in
the parks, but as far as reported no
persons were seriously injured.
j. "
Kx-,lutlce Klrons and Leonard TV. Yolk
1'iikh Away.
Lake Minxewaska, N. Y., Aug. ').
Ex-Associate .Justice Strong of the
United States supreme court, died here
at ten minutes past 2 o"clock this af
.lustice Strong was born at Somers,
Conn., May fl, 1S08, of an old New
England family of note. In 1846
he was elected to congress
as a Uemocrai. in iois ne was
re-elected, but in lS.'.O he declined a
third term. In 1S07 he was elected a
justice of the Pennsylvania supreme
court and served for eleven years, at
taining a high reputation as a jurist.
At one time he was prominently men
tioned for chief justice of the United
States supreme court. In 1G8 he re
tired from the bench anil returned to
the practice of law in Philadelphia,
but in 1870 he was appointed by Presi
dent Grant as a member of the I nited
States supreme court, an honor he es
teemed most deeply. His opinions
were always held most highly. In
1H77 he was a member of the hlectoral
commission and was one of those who
opposed congressional canvass of state
elections. He retired in 1880 on ac
count of age, but since then had de
livered many addresses and lectures
and been prominent in religious work.
The Kmlnent Chicago Sculptor l'asses
Away Suddenly Hid Noted Works.
Chicago, Aug. lb. Leonard W. Yolk,
the eminent sculptor, died suddenly at
his summer home at Osceola, W is., yes
terday. He was born in Wells, Ham
ilton county, -V 1., .November ., lS-'s.
In lHOO he executed a portrait-bust of
Abraham Lincoln, which was destroyed
in the fire of 1S71. His principal
works were the Douglas monument
in Chicago, several soldiers' monu
ments, the statuary for the Kelp
mausoleum in Watcrtown, X. Y., life
size statues of Lincoln and Douglas in
the Illinois state house, and portrait
busts of Henry Clay, Zachariah Chand
ler, David Davis. Bishop Fowler,
Leonard Swett nnd K. B. Washburne.
His son, S. A. Douglas Volk is a noted
artist .
The Meeting of the Chicago I'nlon llreaks
I p In it Fierce Fight.
Chicago, Aug. 20. At the meeting
last night of the Armenian National
union for the election of officers, a riot
broke out and people on the street
heard the snind of a fierce conflict, of
flying chairs and furious voices. Then
suddenly the noise was hushed
and down the stairs came nearly
100 men. Some of them were blood
stained, (hte, with his head bound in
a handkerchief, appeared to be nearly
insensible, and had to be carried down
by his companions. There was scarcely
a man without a black eye or some
mark of conflict.
After the riot had subsided the po
lice arrived, but they could not find
the leaders and no arrests were made.
None of those injured were thought to
be fatally hurt.
A Notorious llrhlge Completed.
Louisvhxk. Ky., Aug. 'M. The Big
Four ran its first passenger train into
Louisville over the new Louisville and
JefTersonville bridge at H o'clock yes
terday morning. This is the bridge on
which so many lives were lost during
its construction. The bridge with its
approaches is alnnit two miles long,
beginning to-day regular trains will
le run over the new bridge, which is
an important matter to the city.
National Committeemen of the Two Par
ties in Favor of a Mrief Content.
Chicaoo, Aug. 20. Concerning the
view of national committeemen on the
question of a long or short campaign,
the Times-Herald says:
Thirty-eight national committetnen,
twenty Democratic and eighteen Re
publican, have responded to questions
concerning the policy of holding a
short presidential campaign.
The Republican national committee
will declare in favor of a short presi
dential campaign.
The Democrat:? national committee
will decide in favor of a short presi
dential campaign, unless the free silver
element predominates in the councils
of the committee. The vote is as fol
lows: Republican national committee,
for a short campaign, 14; against a
short campaign, 3; non-committal, 1.
Total vote, 18.
Democratic national committee, for
a short campaign, 10; against a short
campaign, 0; non-committal, 4. Total
vote. o0.
Hut It Mmle tittle Difference to I'uh
liNlier John it. McLean.
New YoiiK, Aug. 20. A Sunday
newspaper advertised last week that
it would print a description of the
home and summer life of the president
and his family. Learning of this Mr.
Cleveland sent John It. McLean the
following telegram:
UrxzAiiDS Hat, Muss., Ah?. 17. Your reporter
bus neither k'iti mc or Hiiyono oonuwteci with
my liomeliold. 'Die lmhlicittinn of any inter
view will be uu outrageous f rami.
The message is printed as an intro
duction to the article, which is pub
lished with illustrations. Mr. McLean
claims that the article violates none of
the proprieties, and has sent a reply
to Mr. Cleveland stating that he had
not advertised any interview and that
the president had evidently been im
posed upon by rival newspapers.
Canning horse meat is creating pref
-ulire sgainst the canned meats of
contrirjijo in foreign countries.
A Ten-Mtle Furnace Passenger
Kear Spokane Strikes n Tree and IH
Kcape Being Iaed Over a I'recipice
Forest Fire in New Jersey.
V"i Anieri.
national bont between Stantoi AbT
,i haraTum light-weight of England
;rr.ty nd Owen Zolgler of Dhikdelbhia who
can Whips the Knglir
a Hot Mill. ,
Hi-.Md.,Aug. 21.-The inter-
..I..." , ."'u'ure to a draw. nr..
lnb in th.D,,fhtat U,e Eurek Athletic
iuo in the nresenno r.t i rln .
ui ,oiiu SDnera.
Spokane, Wash., Ang. 21. lh
westbound Great Northern train had
passed through a furnace of burning
forests for a distance of ten miles Sun
day night, when at Little Spokane
river, about twenty miles east of this
city, a huge tree fell across the track
from the mountain above. The en
gine struck it, causing the train to
stop so suddenly as to throw the pas
sengers violently from their seats.
The burning tree was dragged par
tially under the cars, and for a mo
ment the train topuled to one side,
until it almost went into a 150 fooJ
chasm on the other side.
So intense was the heat from the for
est fire that the coaches blistered and
almost took fire. The passengers for
a time were panic stricken, and but.
for the coolness of the train crew
.......1,1 li.H,cl,.uli.ln nkin lcnt lnr rlr.l!- 1 . ' .
nvmu ,1 j 1 Mtiijvv .uko x.vlu.. ,j -ti,5rc(i anotiier
rriiia Knvnitirr enfr tr. t.lir. iriH 1 1 . neplr (I..
v.,v.w .... 1 uo next mompnt o..
lint the flames werp. J.riton n t....; c .... " mc
- - . .. i , i in. i i n i a
vtirnrniKhl with wntor from the. also ha,l tl, .'.. American
' - ,. "'c UCHfc or Thf. i,rf.,i.
- ..... 'i in
and last round m. a
take, the Amer-
arrived here last night, report thatagainst the ropes. AstholnZ T
First rMinrl- , . ,
- vuna t ir pr lovi,l.l .
ace and then on tlVbrea 't The En
ishman got in a face M 1DS'
ih? WhlIe :Zler danced iroun"
he ring and lunged vieiousW v
aeavy work this rn,fn,i vmoay- Ivo
.Second round Zeitrl'er n-ot Jr.
hght face blows and f rib foast The
Lnghshman fell to hi u. . ,he
rose Zeigler gave hta i S
round closed """esaea as the
The sixteenth too. i.i ,
all i,. z.);: , ofc rouna. ana
KnrrTu, r' cl0ng with the
rjninisn nan oirom. i o..
lowers of WnSr." l" ropes' am'a
Abbott n.iir.ft i
the eighteenth w ?10w..
i ..u ivTii siiori. z,eifr-
on the
.rr.fle K,p.o.Iol, lh.
stead Steel Work.
!1 A .... ...
o'clopt i,; About' 5
" miotic tuis morn in t r.r . t
fleers of furnace 70rr,the rthe
Steel company's w rk- -t- it f arneie
dumped a br 4 Homestead
bell of thi material into the
of the fI? , 8 cloed the top
from e6s Se the g
of James wf XteU ,nen' in ch"ge
w Cni,,vt! inA nh.
.n were
One mun o i,.i , .
thefurnnt" 'Y"j"?s Wo om
... . ."' aiuilf 111
" y to me
le metal road-
he fell ,n, : :. ,'V" ' Mlau' aown which
... . "iiu'j on nrsi.
in two. Fi
ve other men,
Poles or
ing and bnrn-
and baavaere cars.
water from the atso had
Etrearn. With axes the track was J he twentieth
cleared and the train succeeded, iu savage one, give and
reacning nere oamy aamageu. , .u getting it on the
M.W. McCreary. snperTnten.Ut of ,Kngis,man being stormeTwith 1
bridges of the Northern Pacific who: face and body blows !tn i
four bridge carpenters, who had oneUm referee (leehired Zei-ler th
out on a long bridge to extingi .di aner. Ue will be matehprl " "V
fire, failing to do so, sought to r :urn,'Voung (Jriflo. "'itched against
linn .
"wua. VVHrn en ... II.. i . v
died soon afterwa-d
bftr'-naee were
of yards .round IT,, !1 Ior '"ndreds
a" parts of the v, "5 "'. 'e' lau,n? m
mc-about, ton ', ul'
behnv, butnon'eseriZrvVei'eWOrki,,r
before thev 1....1 ,7' 0 men d:ed
elevator sh'ft . . u ". ',OU0ln of the
ouieri liv. ri;.i
"ullUg me morn no- n. i
arem the hn;.i. " i,"vc otnerg
only to find their retreat cut off. f'hey
leaped from the bridge into the CBism,'... .
136 feet below, and were daslM tg VVALLER,S CLAIM
New Jersey Forests Alila.e.
New Yokk, Aug. '-'9. The entir
tion of New Jersey bounded b
Ahiuit if,., .-v.
London. Aur
l4 ford,
JENNIE METCALFE AGAIN. antinte Junction and Absecom is dthe
The Oklahoma (lrl Outlntv KHrapos From
Olticers in Dnrliif; Style.
l'EKRV, k.. Aug. UO. The notorious
Jennie Metcalfe, nee Stevens, was ar
rested yesterday by Sheriff Lake near
Pawnee and taken to Pawnee. There
she was taken to a restaurant to eat
supper. A guard was placed at the
door. When Jennie finished her meal
she darted through the back door of
the restaurant and quickly, tearing oft:
her dress, seized a horse, and mount
ing it, rode off. Several oflicers went
in pursuit, but darkness came on and
she escaped.
The girl, who is not over 17 years
old. was under arrest for stealing a
horse from a deputy marshal who had
arrested her for selling whisky to
Su T
i i. .. . ".-voiTS
l onsurs Arrest.
g. Etht.nlf.- u'..
,... . w irooU'
towns of Pomona, Port Republic, trio ftml ,B ,7 i , rs- John L- Waller
-after .
children out nf Mp
her h,,.!,.-.! , , . --"ajfascar
. nan neen sentenced
?nsonmcnt or t .
ndi liva.1I('?ed "leffal
threatened bv forest fires or alrad..,, j
- . . i - nil ut l.Minnioiif w a
devastated. Hundreds of miles 'iavnl, lur twenty years for
been burned over, houses ana, fiv , " communication with
stock consumed and it is feared jherlne J,ovas. "gainst whom the French
has been considerable loss of liflre waging war, has arrived here TT
Scattered through the burning coii.itr'vent to Jlitdagascar last Febrn
are numerous houses, but it is iiooo msiness with the Itntro ar7 on
sible to send them any help. ! aid while there aided thl7rnent'
-ne ex-consul ' """'J' i
ivoouiora states that
, ,, e .ho,e evidence ao-ainer. i,;.
. ..... .. . . . rty-airisr. him
dithering: for the-State Convention-H e;' " tmoouied in letters to his wif0 j
tiers on the Ground.
A Faction Opposed to the Triest Attacks
Worshippers Several Injured.
St. Joskimi, Mo., Aug. "0. At St.
Peter and St. Paul Catholic church on
Messanie street yesterday a faction
opposed to the priest attempted to
break up the services. A riot followed
in which Charles Weircyorak and
Tony Fordyce were badly injured and
four others were hurt. Several arrests
have been made, but the ringleaders
succeeded in getting away.
The police, fearing a renewal of the
hostilities, guarded the church prop
erty last night. The trouble in the
church had been brewing for some
Out of the 247,000 Indians in the
L'nited States statistics show that 1'J,
000 are self-supporting.
An old soldier died at the Washing
ton soldiers' home the other day who.
out of a pension of g'-'O a month, had
saved $8,800.
Labor unions are preparing to fight
the tobacco trust.
St. Louis capitalists have leased and
propose to reopen the old Wilton lead
mines in Iioone county.
General Gomez is 6aid to have died
on July 31 in Cuba. Keports as to the
cause of death are conflicting.
Charles Wear, indicted for murder,
was released from jail at Poplar Muff,
Mo., on a writ of habeas corpus.
At Coney Island a burial service over
a museum baby was repeated through
a phonograph, a deputy coroner's wife
grinding it out.
A South Dakota company has con
tracted to build an J operate a steam
ship line for the Mcarogua n govern
ment. The Nicaraguan government has
completed a telegraph line to Kama, at
the head of navigation on the liiue
fields river.
Charles Zimmer of St Joseph com
mitted suicide at Excelsior Springs,
W. K. Risley was sentenced to 40
years in the pen for murder at West
Point, Mo.
It is reported from the City of Mexico
that Cuban revolutionists have secured
the services of retired Mexican olliccrs
to lead and drill them.
The liank of Tacotna, formerly the
Taoma Trust and Savings company,
has made an assignment to its cred
itors. The statement shows cash on
hand 8144, and total liabilities y.TH,
000. of which Sr.".t.(i00 is city money.
George W. Seymour, a resident of
Leivenworth county since 157, and
for the past eighteen years postauihlcr
at. Poling and justice of the peace for
High Prairie township, is dead, aged
'2 years.
nation of MadaJ . KcVilnocou-
SrRirfOFiELD, Ohio, Aug. n.-S2ntvas discusscdand & deri J
ator Price arrived here from Ne' alleged outrages upon women gThe
York this morning to lead the . .uc use for the French 'action
money forces in the state Demo ratfiat Q j."1 "aller vvas the fact
convention to-morrow. He is m kilions from l j1'0 valuable conces
the fight of his life for a platfi; m eceived his exeouaturf fu he had
harmony with the views of Pre detovernment. e Hovs
Cleveland, Secretary Carlisle am hit Woodford declares that the F
self on the financial Question, jllei Madagascar are mere filibustrfrl.
: fl. tfid are inmrn;t:.. . """usierers
no''asT?zz rLdedouweT a?, j:f,
nominaiiou iui luicmui ... u.... , . o- .... mans ootn irom
The Denver Hotel oath List S. .
hers Twenty-Five.
Denver. Col.. Ann- 01 .
iue search
for the victims of th n , .
explosion has been carried o, the
utmost enenrv eonstnnn., , e
last nig-ht with th,. n;.i ..r . .
hts. Flames broke o lt afresh Tn
further impelir e vri- r' RtlU
'i'hn lit-t i , rk of rescue,
the list of dead nrt .,vt
numbers twenty-five. fe nOW
taken out of iiu l. r ar
tified are: K V i." wea'
ODei-a hn.,t t r; , oi me
KohPrt?' :"; 01 IJ,e. htsl; Mrs.
lsU 'i r; '-eorge Hurt, Kock
Island railroad conductor; E. p Mc.
child of Mrs. WVilf... vv;,K. . '.a
i.iittui uicnarcs., ..."
r . V, ,pl"t; L Lorah
"y, oi.: r eroniHml
of Central
urerr.f ii;i; 7 " ireas-
lev L'nioA i y; lVron E- aw
iih Jc rail'-"ad clerk.
i Z7 " no assisted
V. . eoris In"a the
tified his son's corpse.
in remov-
bodies, iden.
fices, but is interested in the orginii. . (.f.'1'"u" alf inspected by
tion so as to control the committee L, frnm tT ,?:...Si'ee.,ally letters
His own
while he
i a ... ... 1. : ..l. i H t ..i r a T. . : 1 ,
creaeniiuis, n uii-u . utimv -uu, ne says,
contests, ana tne committee on resus mere,
tions, which will report the platiort
He is believed to have a majority .
the SOS delegates with him, but I tnKOR DONE FOR.
free silver men claim 304 of the d .
gates, or enough to make trouble if Jin W. Hardin, Killer of N ine M
concession shall be made to them. Shot b . " el
Senator Brice will be KWrAmT Tl1 '
chairman of the convention and ' ,A'VT- Slf-The son
speech is sure to be for "honest monrtaWe John Sellman, member
1 . ... . .. . . the Timing f........ . .
ey without regara to tne ouicomc arrestee a female
the fight for the reorganization of ?nd of John W,
convention. His speecti win ve vj. me oorocr,
Hardin Vthe terror
a fe
servative. Immediately after iiterday aiternoon IlJrdin threnr.nrJi
liverv will come the report from J l"reatened
r.r,m.t, nn credentials, the maioritv I Atn :.v.i,vrfT ..out of town,
Carl, Corn Is JlaturhiR lllpidly and .
lienerally Out or llanjrr.
Coi.UMHIA, JIo.. Aurr ?1 Th
ty crop bulletin .ays early corn is ma rapidly and is generally out of
danger, but in manv emint;e
cially in the central and northern sec
tions, late corn is now suffering for
rain and unless a good rain comes
joon the yield will be cut short. In a
w mc soutnern
early corn is being cut.
for seatinir contesting Price men and
the minority for seating the free silver
contestants" In considering these re
ports the senator may have some close
rulings and the silver men may get
mad. It is at this juncture of the pro
ceedings that the contest between the
free silver and the Brice men is ex
pected. At 11 o'clock the city was flooded
with dodgers bearing the following
resolution adopted at the meeting of
the silver delegates: "We favor the
immediate restoration of the law pro
viding for the free coinage of both
gold and silver coins and their use
without discrimination, as provided
for in th constitution."
The silver men met Senator Brice
and declared that they had n fight on
him aud all they wanted was this
plank. The senator and his friends
are non-committal and w;it all to
wait for the regular report
On the arrival of the train bearing
ex-Governor Campbell at nom. Camp
bell badges were distributed broadcast
in anticipation of his nomination.
Miss Mae Curls1. 'n
Bicycle Costume, !
Chicago, Aug. 2 1
noon yesterday Ge.if
Miss Eva Mae ChrLt
knickerbockers a1
in gray bloomer,
wheels in front cf
Attirud In Latest
nine S llrlde.
-Wholly before
1 e W. Uarke and
a, tlr: former iu
d tie latter
truH'.-u their
Marriage License
A I'rlest Accused of Assault.
Sr. Josm-ii, Mo.. Aug. 20, Father
linker, a Catholic priest doing mission
ary work in Northwest Missouri, was
lirrested here to-day charged with
criminal assault in Harrison county
last Thursday. He denies the charge
and is confident he can clear himself
of the charges.
At Excelsior Springs, Mo.. Charles
Zimmer of St Joseph committed sui
cide by shooting himself through the
head while in a bath room. It is sup
posed that his mind was tcmpoiarily
unbalanced. Three years ago he' shot
and killed a negro in ft. Joseph.
Clerk Salmonson's dofk in she county
building, where t'lnrk swore that he
was 21 and Mist "hristei acknowl
edged to 19 years. Tnen tie two went
to the oftlce of J:i?ticn Murphy to
be married. The bride-;o be wore
gray bloomers am! leggiugi, a short,
tight-fitting jacket over s shirt waist,
a flying necktie ai:d a peated cap.
After the brief . eriiun, the couple
took their wheels ai;d stajted on their
wedding trip down the South Side
boulevard to Wmd.'or ark, where
they live.
Two Female li.nllu trrcsted.
Gvthrik, Ok., Au.f 21. -Jennie Met
calfe and ADnie M Ucviet, the girls
arrested last week for hoe stealing,
but who escaped fro-u SHff Lake,
have been again C8pturnaud lodged
in the Pawnee jaii. He! I were in male
attire when capturelth. time, with
revolvers in their oelt nd spurs on
their boots.
Receiver for a .diela Hank.
Mexico, Mo., Aug. al-This after
noon Ben C. Johnson of JiU city went
to Laddonia and toak charge as re
ce!Tir of the Frrnrrs'Lsti at that
place, which has failed i comply with
the banking law.
i T 11 f. fUflr i.. .
man's father cnterei's P0jjce
friend. When Hain Wltn a
standing at the bar sV was
some friends, saw Seiyc .'t'1
around and thre:vn1lrleiJ
to his hip pocket. In a ''antl
man's revolver was ? v3
went crashing through I'- . '
While he was falling na-m'
him twice more and then '
and surrendered himself. out
Ilm-.lin liurl in hie 1!.
nine men and served eightr?
prison for one of his murd.,
in prison at lluntsville..
studied law nnd was admiV
baron his release from pr
tvvo years ago. Several m
he held up a faro game in tlf
Sellmats is the oiiicrir who
noted lias., the outlaw, in
two j-ears1 a 70. "'
sue .'
lljaS Ufa 11
heaw ..rmw Tl,.7 : KfVer"T
ni,t -.--- -"'-b i -oiisidera oie com
plaint ,n a number of the southeast
ern counties that peaches ar rotting,
outasarule frn t .,t; . K?
condition. In a nnmter rthe5SS
and northern and a few of -the sou h
ern counties pajtures are getting
short and are needing rain badly, and
rain also needed to soften the
KOT fal1 Threshing
is still m nroirress but '
pletion. -L.s com-
Mrs. Lorettn.I1n11ncr.1n nt r. 1
Mo, waibuvaed to death by gasoline.
inM,-Mhiarles E"el,rcht of Quincy,
111., killed herself by taking carbolic
The tax-rate of New Vork city for
j uwu nxeu
The total
at 1.92 per
assessment, nf tm.,: .
-v.,.v o,uuu,ouu greater than
er iiiirlinrramn i. ,
hi .......1, t ..... - men
vvi ju ii;i I'cin-a
ior iraud.
county, Mo.,
im . 1 y iteiuses ..vfri. . .
i V- .. . v 'ne story that Cousul Gmiw,1
, vey . .-ATiWnden maV succeed nnSnom
Co.pDui , ,1.1, Aug. ill. has been revived.
porte s .. ,Ay to the envoys : The Christian iranr I...M
u CI -'4.lillHL-
-11 ;
powers "'ging
onus in ius jainuy and e,ni.i,,..o ..1.1 .
i -1 hem . . "u
winy iL-n.'riii! 01 bc(;v.m iivoi liua, i. X.
importance and rejects the demaBirney Lantry, one' of the largest
the powers for the exercise of fasjructors of the Santa Fe is said to
control over the carrying out ijt tying at his home in Kansas.
teil f,.i- lxi
Uertbersof the mob that dm .v.-
OlOrerl ner,nl. v
Hum ujcir nomes
wfiiug vaueynave been bourn!
posed reforms, claiming that it iTwenty-five of the
be fatal to the aovereignty .of tprjhg- Valley men arres
tan and the independent lurkueubers of the mh ty.
;'"'. to await the action of the grand jZy.
(- A dispatch from Honi? Komr ,..
Dissolved by Suicide.
dllr'AOn Anrr "1
' --. v.- .A tlisnnteh frr.m ,r ....
vardmaster for the n.wr,,, t.' l.l. , V"". -""sT con-
i , ., . ' "-" igiiai aispatcli contaln-
ton and Wumcy railway, kill, mg the report that thet hineseovern
to-day because of an injument has refused to allow American
straining him from getting and British consuls to make anv in
V..4.,.,l... ,'t TestllTIltinn int.41... I.-.. , J ,u
icniciuay a .x'W.ill CiaimilT o " "'C U t neUST
ere. ;
wne aiKt'ii mail lie lie eni
marrying a girl with whou
fatuated- '1 he untrue ord
by the court snd.s'mabie f
disappointment, hi' disso
junction by turnin on th
TheKl'allST Doron
Paris, Aug. 2f. The
that an important co
taken place between
States Ambassador E
Benoit, in which the 1
however desirous th
might be of satisfying
made from Washington
time to ret thd documeu
the case from aladagasci
Mr. Waller is reporte'
advanced stage kf consuj
With the horieless c:-i
band it is not to much'
Jvent of the dogless eat
'thf'l1 Vicf.S.fro,n Moos y that
the lurk-ian officials have driven the
Sl'A' the ?o. in al!
xi. t. " . "elween Kassoun
iwaji nuti nave
the members nf
given the houses to
I In. 1.'. l :. i. . ..
The vir.t;m. ""''" trices.
a i p mhtv
Another VanderbMt Scandal.
WBBTfim.D, Mass., Aug. 21. Will
Jam Fearing Gill, whose wife, Edith C
tdl, is a sister of Mrs. Corneliua Van-
his child with him, and his attornev
has begun proceedings for a divorce
alleging "gross and confirmed habS
J '"'"tJon by chloral," on the part
of Mrs. GilL Mrs. ;iii u j... rarf
of Abraham E. Gwvnne of ri":' '
The voters of Great itfer.b xt .
petitioned to have th .l '1.".0"6
town changed. Th " 01 lne"
have tood it bo long' "T D0W
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