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The Sioux County Journal
I, J. alXMONa, FroprWWr.
HARRISON, - NEBRASKA.
STATE SEWS ITEMS.
Burt county has a stream that trou'.
will lire in.
New home-grown potatoes are on
the market. At Snrwrior-
" Hubbell ha selected the site for its
normal college aud now for the build
ing. Business men of Cook have sub
scribed 1100 towards securing a base
The Long Fine Chautauqua assem
bly is advertised to take place June X)
to July 30.
Bojd county contains eleven lawyers,
and of this number nine are candidates
for county attorney.
Three Indians escaped from the
cool at Lawrence.Kas., and were cap
tured at Nebraska City.
The Union Ledger has changed
hands, Messrs. li. M. Weirrer aud V.
H. McCurdy having leased the plant oi
C. L. Graves.
A stranger stopped at a hotel at
Hubbell for a few days, and when he
decamped Steve McCabe's Sunday
clothes went with him.
Fred Walters, a small boy of Platts
mouth, was thrown from a horse an 1
fell on his neck and shoulders, pro
ducing serious injuries.
Ashland is getting ou the best way it
can without a saloon. TUre is a
strong sentiment among its people in
favor of drinking water.
Mr. L. M. Keene, of Fremont, well
and favorably known throughout thu
state, has taken a long vacation for a
visit to his old home in Maine.
ior the lack of an ordinance, as pro
vided by law, Fullertou's water bonds
are null, void and of no effect until an
other election makes them valid.
Hi Marks of Fender, who is rightly
named, as the sequel will show, kicked
John Ottermau in the eye. It whs a
"base bit" aud John has but one "good
The Fender Republic thinks in the
matter of its charges of corruption at
the agencies near by it wi.l soon be vin
dicated. A government inspector is on
The bondsmen of ex-Treasurer
Weinier, of Cupter county, who agree to
settle the shortage upon . an equitable
basis, have tin ally decided to leave the
matter to the courts.
Tramps entered tha farishcusa of
James Trimble, near Stella, when the
folks were absent ai.d got away with a
new suit of clothes and many other
The clothing peddlers have struck
T4rf intrtitn mirl th Hai-uIiI nf fhut
place warns farmers asaunt them.
The warning ought not to be necessary
but it is, just the same, as a new crop
ot suckers comes again every spring.
The citizens of Fiattsmouth have
raised over 11,000 to celebrate the na
tion's birthday on a more elaborate
scale than ever before attempted in
that city, Six hundred and titty dol
lars has been expended for fireworks.
Miss Sac Smith, of Stella, while at
the home of uer sister, Mrs. Ida Bobbitt,
south of Dawson, was thrown from a
cart and h.d her arm broken. Mrs.
Bobbitt had falleu from the same cart
a short time before aud also broke an
Emerson has two papers, and the
editors spend a good part of tbelr time
writing scathing uenuuciations of each
other. One receives in return thu in
formation that he is an 'oyster-eyed,
web-footed, hump-backed liar." That
ought to settle it.
The graduating.exercises of the Crete
high school were held Friday night.
A class of eleven graduated. Miss
Edith Ogden was valedictorian ai.d re
ceived the Doane college scholarship,.
Fred Faircidld was second in rank.
The class made a very creditable showing-Lars
Christtanson, a well-to-do far- J
mer living six nines sou in anu two
miles west from Holdrege, shot his
wife twice and then turned the revol
ver on himself and pulled the trigger.
He died almost instantly . The woman
was iiving at last reports. Domestic
troubles seemed to be the cause of the
In answer to the query as to Buffalo
Bill's politics the editor of the New
York Advertiser says: "Colonel Cody
is a true and proud American, and a
loyal one at that. At present his poll
tics is "Wild West Show." He is
speaker of the house of the congress of
the world's rough riders.
. George W. Carpenter, aged lifty-nlne
and Mrs. Catherine R. Nelson, a blush
ing widow of forty-eight, all of Otoe
Couuty, were made man and wife the
otter day. This is the fourth event of
toe kind for George and Catharine is
no novice, having been married twice
previous to the labs happy and felicit
ous event. May they both live long
A farmer named Scnock, who lives
la Dixon county, formed the disagree
able habit of whipping hi wife and
rtiUren about four times a week.
lbtMf finally turned in and gave
Urn treat melt for it, hanging him up a
ttaoer two until he whs black in the
f-Maxi then kicking him across a
t rtorMftioaof valuable land. He
I .2tte3kte renewing bounties siuos.
pteacMi yoa have
-4amna. So artist
THE MINERS ARil-BSTINATE.
Adverts Reports Arriving Daily do not
"reatly Disturb the Offiers-
A NEW ORGAN ZATI0N TALKED OF.
Ir the Miner R-fu. la A rcrpt the Com
proiu.ae Mde by Th. Ir Officer
Toy will lu I'ul.lie cjm
pathy. Columbus, Ohio, June 15. Reports
adverse to the compromise agreement
made by the Joint conference of oper
ators aud miners continue to arrive at
the national headquarters of tle Un
ited Mine Workers. The mas-s of ttie
! miners seemingly are blind to the real
! situation that force! a compromise to
save defeat and demoralization, aud
bolh l"resldeht John McBrido and
! cretary Fatrick McBryde are becoming
! impatient at the obstinacy of tho-ie who
are willing to look only at the prevail
ing condition!. The threat made in
! quarters of deserting the United Mine
I Workers and organizing another union,
with A. A. Adams, of Ohio, president,
and James Murray, of Illinois, secre
I tary, does not disturb the present olli
; cers. The latter feel that they h ive done
the very best poss ble for the interests
' of the miners throughout the country
; and the more conservative and intelli
gent ot the miners will unquestionably
figree with them. So positive are the
present ollicers, who have every means
of being informed as to the condition
! oi thu men, not a few of whom are
J actually suffering for want of food,
that they are willing to and will step
I down and out if the agreement be cot
! accepted by the masses. While all the
i messages received at headquarters de-
nounce the agreement it is expecied
that the tide will turn when the ollicial
circular mailed from the headquarters
shall reach the men. The miners have
ail ah.ng had in their strike the sym
pathy of the general public in Ohio,
but if they fail now to ratify the com
promise, and continue the struggle that
musi. be attended with renewed out
breaks of violence, this will be turned
against them. Adams and Murray are
the two men who stood out in the con
ference for a 70-cent scale,
Kirktug un Pen.tentlary C crfl.
-Joliet, 111., June 13. The cigar
rnakers of this city are consulting
about the action of Governor Altseld in
placing the abhorred cigar factory
again in operation at the penitentiary,
and a meeting has been called to take
l ime steps against such action. There
are 25,000 cigarmakers in lliiuois aud
moBt of them voted for Alisceld with
the understanding that no convict labor
in any prison should be employed
The last cigar contractor in the prison
was Mr. Souihwick, who was forced to
leave in January, ivsl, since which
time no cigar contractor has been per
mitted to employ couvict labor. His
superintendent was A. L. Fusing, who
is superintendent of the plant now be
ing put in, which will be ready within
ten da vs.
The Trade and Labor Council is also
afier the penitentiary officials. Warden
Allen, the appointee of Governor Alt
geld, has been getting alt the stationery
and printing of the C. II. Hayward
Company, of this city, a non-nnion
shop. A committee of this council
waited on Warden Allen and asked him
to send the penithntiary printing to a
union printing establishment. Allen
was determined not to consent to this,
but said be might give some of t tie
work to other printing companies. Tha
Trade and Labor Council says it will
give trouble to Warden Allen If he do
not grant their wish.
Accident, Itut Nobody Hart
Buzzakis Bay, Mass., June 13
Mrs. Cleveland, with her little ones,
was driving past the railroad station
when Will Jefferson, the young son of
Joseph Jefferson, drove' up in a pony
cart. The pony took 1 right, threw his
boy driver out and bolted, dragging ti.e,
overturned cart behind him, directly,
toward Mrs. Cleveland's approaching
carriage. Dan Nolan, the coachman,
turned the Gray Gables carriage out
just in time to save Mrs. Cleveland and
the other occupants from Injury. A
man stopped the pony. Young Jeffer
son picktd himself up uninjured, and
Mrs. Cleveland appeared not In the
least alarmed, except that she expressed
fearth.it the boy had been hurt. She
has also lost the pallor and listlessntss
which were noticed ou her arrival last
Mors About Armur Plate Fr-noda
Washington, June 13. In the
armor plate investigation Mr. Sill gave
a history of the manufacture of sponson
plates, and said that where a pla'.e did
not pass the test the ends were retreated.
He then told of his visit to Washington
and of the statements he had made to
Secretary Herbert. In order that his
absence might not excite suspicion he
got sick leave. When he returned he
went to work in the furnaces and a man
named Perry was given the clerical
work. He had helped Perry with the
books for two or three weeks.
Pckblo, Colo., June 15. The story
sent out several days ago announcing
the failure of the Pueblo Journal was a
misrepresentation of tbe facts. The
Journal was one of tbe heaviest losers
by the recent floods and as in the case
of many other business enterprises
was entirely deprived of power and
light facilities. This necessitated a
temporary suspension until repairs
would do made. Tbe paper Is now be
ing printed as asual.
A Dap. rate Battle.
Uniontown, Pa.. June 12. A battle
between seven armed deputies and a
mob of three hundred strikers occurred
at tbe Leuont works of the McClure
Coke campany. One striker, a Slav, I
U'U, Init.ntU W 1 1 .. .1 . I !
Slav urickers were fatally wounded,
lhe deputies were surrounded and firedi
upon by the strikers before they snot.
The incidents leading up to the bat
tle began last evening when a moo of
several hundred strikers, mostly from
the Trotter works of tlte Friek com
pany, gathered at the Pennsylvania
railroad depot at New Haven and took
prisouers four workmeu who are era
ployed a me Valley works of the Fries:
company and were on their way to
their homes at Leisenring. The names
of the workmen are John Delany,
Oliver Attlcby, John Bntt and John
Furlough. When they stepped off the
train the mob surrounded them and
marched them away. The four men
were covered over with chalk and big
placards with "scab," "blackleg" and
other epithets lettered thereon. The
men were then marched tlirough the I a ble means. When Mr. Frank lira',
streets, escorted by the hooting mob ' came t0 this country he brought with
aud taken to the Trotter aud Leisenrlnr. j j,im n:s t wo goniJ and daughter, but bis
plants, where they were paraded j wjfe wa3 an invalid, aud at the time it
through the streets between the com. j was thought best thai, she should not
paoy houses. The strikers jeered them make the sea voyage until she grew
and the women spit upon them and hit stronger. Mr. Frank as a mi as poa
them with stones and cluos. They were 8lb!e became naturalized and identified
even marched past their own homes himself with this country. But as his
and their wives and children permitted j WHe'g health never improved sh? re
to view them in their disgraceful oon- , mained In Poland, he- husband send-dlliu-
ing her a liberal amount of money re-
Unabi.e to bescue them. ' guJarly. Recently he turned his busl-
onenir vviinaim unpatchea Deputy
Sheriff Allen with seven deputies to the j
rescue of the workmen at 6 o'clock. At
no time was he able to overtake the
mob having the men in charge. Allen ;
nnany learnea mat tne men were Deing: without hearing was railroaded to
passed from mob to mob. It was found Siberia. The United States Consul at
that the four men had been taken to j War.iaw interested himself in the case,
Morrill and from there to Youngstown but could do nothing, as Frank was al
and then to Lemont, where thu battle J ready on his way to prison brfore the
occurred. After placing the deputies ! matter could be taken up. The case
to prevent the strikers taking their will be laid before the authorities in
prisoners elsewhere, Allen returned to
Uniouiown for further orders and was
directed to rescue the prisoners. Re
turning to Lemont he found two
deputes reteating lefore a howling mob
of Slavs. As Allen rode up a Slav fired
his revolver at the former, but the bul
let passed over his head. Several of
the mob then began firing at the
officers. Allen's revolver was defective
and only two shots were fired by him.
Five of his assistants came up and be
gan firing with their Winchesters.
About fifty shots were exchanged, the
mob slowly advancing, the deputies re
treating, until reinforced
deputies, when a stand was made. The
mob then began to disperse. Sheriff
Wilhelm was again notified and sent
thirteen more deputies. An hour later
twelve of the mob were arrested and
brought to jail.
All I Quint.
Bellatke, O., June 12. There has
been nothing exciting in tiie strike situ
ation on mis side oi the onio river.
The soldiers in camp at McClainvilie 1
were treated to a serenade by a large !
delegation of miners headed by a b'ass
band. A Baltimore & Ohio engine,
hauling the commissary train, was
stoned by g'rikers right in the camp of
the soldiers. Tbe engineer and firemen
were hit, but not seriously injured. A
large number ot operators from Ohio,
on their way to Columbus, took in the ,
situation here, and thty, from the seri-
n,un.. tso .ifoi i m. ,.,.t :
will be largely in favor of a com
promise. Killed In a Quarrel.
Dublin, June 12. An old woman
who owned half an acre of ground at
Nenagh, county of Tipperary, died
Friday without leaving a relative or
specifying an heir. Her neighbors
quarrelled over the possession of her
land. Some thirty men fought with
scythes and pitchforks around her
hntiHA Kvent.nallv hev hrokn tinwn
the door. When the fiht was ended !
two men lay dead at the doorsteps and 1
Ave others were too severely wounded
to walk from the scene of the conflict, i
A farmer named Bwyer, living near
Nenagh, was killed in another agrarian
quarrel on Friday,
Burned to the Ground.
Pottstown, Pa., June 12. The ex
tensive nail mill of Ellis & Lesslg, in
this city, was burned. The flames orig
inated from th on nrndnrera of tlia
furnaces, and spread so rapidly that the
mill wag completely destroyed, and it
was only by hard work that the adjoin.
ing Duildings were saved. The loss will
aggregate between gWXX) and glOO,.
COO, chiefly on the valuable nail-making
machinery that the mill contained. The
plant ws but partially insured. Six
hundred men will be temporarily
thrown out of work.
Opposed to the Nomination.
Rome, June 12. The socialist com
mittee here Is opposen to the nomina
tion of Deputy lie Felice, now under
sentence of eighteen years' Imprison
ment, to be a candidate for a parlia
mentary seat. Nevertheless his can
didacy will be urged in the coming
A Snppoeed Dyaamlte Homo.
Minonk. 111., June 12. Considerable
talk has been Indulged In about town
concerning the finding of what pur
ports to be a dynamite bomb at the
front door of Martin O'Connell's plaes
of business. It Is a wicked-looking In
strument, made of two ineb gas pips,
about ten inches la length, and has
five fuses la one end. It was opened
yesterday and some giant powder
found. It will few taken to pieces It
THE ALOISES OF SIBERIA.
Mr. Frank a Resident of Taese United
States Ill-Treated by Busaia.
EXPERIENCED A MOST TEFR. BLE DOOM.
The Authorllie at Handing-ton. wUI Take
the Matirrln II. ad.
Buffalo, N V., June 13. A lettei
received here on Saturday brought the
news that S. F. Kizeminski, better
known as S. F. Frank, had been sent
from Poland to the salt mines of
Siberia for life. Mr. Fraiik, though
Russian born, was a resident of Buffalo
for twenty-five ears, and he has thous
and? of warm personal friends in tide
city. For a time he whs local superin
tendent of the Prudential Life Insur
ance Society. He was also connected
with the United States In lustrial Life
Insurance Company of A den town, Pa.,
and was interested in the Allentown
Wire Works. He is a man of consider-
. ness interests over to his sons and de
termined to make a visit to his wife.
Since then nothing was heard from
him until a letter arrived announcing
that he had been arrested as a spy, and
Washington and Secretary Gresharn
will be asked to interfere in Frauk's
MurUerrd hy 111 Son.
Tangiku, June 13. Muley Hassan,
the Sultan of Morocco, is dead, and the
indications are that he has been mur
dered by his son, Muley Abdul Aziz,
who has succeeded his father to the
throne. The Sultan died, presumably
from poisoning, June 7, while he was
making a trip from his capital cliy to
Rabat. Muley Hassan was born in
1 1831, and became Sultan Sept. 25, 173.
I mali6 n'8 P0"'1'011 office secure he
brought about the death of his two
uncles, Muley Abbas and Muley All,
and of his cousin, Muley Kddris,
Tlie late Sultan appreciated the im
portance of Tangier as the key of the
Mediterranean aud he had worked both
French and Kngiish Cabinets on that
score. His death may cause more in
ternational complications than the so
calJed Eastern question ever pretended
to, for one thing is morally certain, and
",at 8 flma wiU neve,r allow a
t Morocco. commanding, as it
that is England will never allow
would, two seas. More than this, the
English were once in possession of a
' portion of the country, with Tangier as
the depot. Volunta-ily abandoned as
it was, national pri .e would not allow
another power to take possession, and
the French failure in Algeria is, com
mercially speaking, a proof that the
f ow"er shoul? '10t allowed t0 dictaUj
tne future of Morocco.
An Kcacd Lunatic.
Kalamazoo, Mich., June 13. J. E.
Atwood, an insane man confined in
jail here, escaped from an otlicer while
outwalking and, after a lively chase,
I was captured at Schoolcraft. Atwood
ran to the Kalamazoo Biver and swam
across. He then went to a farm house
and stole an fix. A short distance fur
tlieron be found ahorse standing in
i the road and mounted it. The animal
Iran away, throwing Atwood to the
He was not injured, however.
and- wilb the ax in bia "8nd- Pded
t0 the Lake ynore track8- gouth of
the clt'' w,lere flagged a passenger
irain ana ooaraea n. un Hearing
Schoolcraft he began smashing the
windows in the car and threatened to
kill any one who interfered with kirn.
At Schoolcraft an officer was called,
and a struggle between him and the
crazy man ensued. Atwood threatened
to split open the officer's head, but
when tbe latter covered him with are-
olver 1,6 c"an8ed 'd- On the
way to the lock-up Atwood attempted
to wrench the revolver from the officer's
hand. The weapon exploded, the bul
lit passing through Atwood's hand. He
will be brought back here and then
taken to the asylum. Atwood is a
traveling man. His home Is iu Des
.WImlttHd to I'rnhat,
Kalamazoo, Mich., June 13. The
will of the late senator Stockbridge
was admitted to probate. One-third of
the estate of $00,IXW is given to Mrs.
Stockbridge, while the Senator's other
relntlves are generously provided for.
James L. Houghteling, of Chicago, a
nephew of the late Senator, is made
executor and trustee of the estate for
A Cnv entlon Called.
Sikinoeikli, III., June 13 State
President Crawford of the Illinois
miners' union Issued a call for a co in
vention of miners employed in mining
district Noe. 3, 4 and b to convene In
tbe eonrt house here Saturday, June 16,
at 10 o'clock a. m., to consider the em.
errancies demanded by the prteeot
general suspension, with a tendency
looking toward a settlement of the gen
eral differences between miners and
operators la tbe districts names.
Undue to Kunloa.
BLOOXl.NOTUN. 111., J"n" ,4- The
second annual convention of the Keeley
League of Illinois met in tins city.
Tbe Ladies' Auxiliary of the league Is
also in session here, and botii conven
tions are full of deep inU-r-st. Tbe
ladies did not meet until the afternoon,
so that they were all present at the ex
ercises of the opening hours of the
league convention. THf league a-tsem-bled
at Turner Hall at 11 o'clock. 1 he
S-age was decorated elegitn'ly, the ceu
tral object being a beautifully draped
picture of Dr. K-eley. The appeur
ance of the doctor him-ielf w.n greeted
with cheers, state Preside!. t llurk
hart, oi B oomington, called the con
vention U orJ-r, aud the delegates
were warmly welcomed to the city by
Dr. George M. Smith, mayor of Bloom
inaton. He saul to those who had been
rede -med by the Keeiey cure that Dr.
Keeley should ob in their heris in a
plae s-cond onlv to God. Ju lge Ar
nold of Dwiglit, responded to tne wel
come very eloquently. I'f- KV'ley was
introduced and delivered a long and
most interesting address He closed
by saying that inebriety will ba ulti
mately destroyed by the cure. It is
not hereditary, but acquired, in every
case. The public mind is being edu
cated into the habit ot sobriety. Fa' her
J.J. Burke Rev Harry Long and
others delivered addresses.
HtarirMl llm Own Son.
Caktiuok, III., June 11 Mr. and
Mrs. John Lelllnr, wealthy residents of
this county, have been indicted and ar
rested ou the charge of having starved
their Bon to death. John I.eilU-r is
aged 70 and his wife is young and
rather prepossessing. L-:!lr had a son
Henry hy a former wife and the boy
was a helpless paralytic. He had been
in Iowa some time and came hick
home. This displeased the Lellle.ni,
who, it is charged, began to starve the
young man. A neighboring wouitu
roused her friends and a call was made
on the Leillers. Although admission
was refused to the house, an entrance
whs effected, and Henry Lefil -r was
foun 1 lying on filthy cot in a pautrv, 1
bi' 8 feet, with Hum covering him. lie
was lien nearly dead. The neighbor
emp oyed a physician, who theslitied
tliht the young man's condition was
due to la"k of proper food. The victim
W.jS removed to the poorhouse by the
neiglihors. where he died in a few d.ivs
from theeffectsof starvation as alleged.
Work of a .Mat) lg
Dallas. Texas, June 11 A St.
Bernard dog went mad here, anil,
breaking his leash, ran aiutick. Bush
iug through town he killed two do's
and three cats aud bit seven persons,
three of them probably falaliy. A
negro boy was literally torn to pieces.
Mrs. Worden was attacked iu her house
and terribly mangled. Fick Powers, a
workman at Lamp's Ice factory, was
stiz-d by the thigh while attempting to
escape up a ladder and was fr (fitfully
lacerated. .Jennings Moore, salesman,
had great shreds of flesh torn from his
arm aud side. Mrs. Mary Arthur, an
Invalid lying on a cot in her 1101111, whs
attacked and her arm, legs, and side
toru so that she will die. A young man
from a neighboring town wai badly
bitten. Two others, names unknown,
were more or less Injured. Policemen
finally killed the dog.
Craxrd Willi iirirf.
Niauaka Falls, X. Y., June 14.
A heartrending incideut happened yes
terday afternoon. Mrs. Uooert Jiudd,
of Lewistou, drove to the city witii tier
little baby girl, about 13 months old,
aud her husband. The baby was taken
to a doctor's ollice, where an operation
was performed. Tne little one died
while the operation was in progres.
lhe frantic mother seized I lie body of
her child aud rushed into the street,
and with agonizing cries exhibited the
lifeless remains to passers-by, be
seeching them to help her bring the
dead baby back to life. The woman
attracted a big crowd. She was finally
persuaded to get Into the carriage
with her husband, but not until the
dead baby had been wrapped up in her
shawl and placed in her arm.
A llurriljle Fate.
Leathton, III., June ll.-An oil tank
in transit 011 au Klgin, Joliet and Kast
ern frieght train exploded here with
terrific force, settlug fire to the moving
train. Brakenian Wilkinson, who was
on top of a car, was bespattered with
the burning oil and horribly burned
about the neck, head, and shoulders,
and soon died. His screams were terri
ble as he begged the doctor to kill him
to get him out of his awful misery.
Six cars were destroyed and the loss
will reach several thousand dollars.
Chicago, June H. William Deer
ing, the reaper manufacturer of this
city has given $50,000 to found a pro
fessorship in the medical school of the
Northwestern university. The an
nouncement was made at the annual
meeting of the board of trustees of the
university. The donor gave the money
partly as a mark of honor to his friend,
Dr. N. S. Davis, a pioneer physician o(
Will ile Them a Hot IWeaptlon
La Sali.k, III., June 14. Trouble Is
expected at the Utica Cement Manu
facturing company's plant, two miles
east of this city. This company has
been receiving shipments of coal from
Fane, and this has greatly incensed the
foreign anarchistic element among the
miners. Last night they beld a secret
meeting in a grove northeast of La
Kalis. There were COO present. It has
leaked out that they resolved to destroy
tbe Imported oosl, and ao attack on tat
works Is expected.
A DISABLED LOCOMOTIVE
Csuies a BsilroaJ Wreck la Wkiab
trainmen Safer Host.
THE ENTIRE TRAIN IN THE DITCH.
The Tra'B a Through Kip M Knnnlog at
the liate of orty M.l. an Iloor.
St. U' InMo., June 11. The through
express, eau bound, which ief t here at 10
o'clock on the Vaudaha road, was
ditched i n a sharp curve one mile east
of Pocahontas 111., tony miles east of
tins city. The tram was running at a
rate of tort? mi.es r hour. The en
gine topple J over in the ditch, aud two
mail riirs, a combination baggage and
passenger car ere badly wrecked and
lhe ladies' coach " turned over on its
s:de. Fireman S. A. Fanlton of Terre
Haute, I lid., was buried l-Iiealh the
tender and pn bublv 'tihtantly killed.
I.tigiueer Thom.iS Menile. of St. Louis,
was hndiy Injured at.out his arms aud
hhon .derg. Postal Cierk Albaughwas
seriously injured about his chest. A
iiumler of patseiigeii are reported
Dr. Beech of VanJalla, Dr. Tibbitt
of Greenville and a number of other
physicians from near by towns were
called upon and left on a special tram
for the mvi.b o! the accident. A wreck
ing train from Bast St. Ixmis and an
other from Kfiii'ghiim have gone to the
wreck. The accident is believed to be
due to a broken piece of machinery 00
KublH-d t he Stage.
Taiii.I yUAII, I. T, June 11 The at
tempt of a lone highwe man to rob the
slave running l-tee;, this place and
Gibson City, n-sulte.i in the loss of
three lives mid the wounding of one
The stage left herein the inoining
with seven passengers on board. Ou
the outskirts of 'l'aleuali the Indian
Saunders got aboard and paid bis fare.
The stage had proceeded but a few
miles farther when a htrip of thick
woods was reached. Here Saunders
rose lrorn his seal near the front of the
vehicle, urawlng two revolvers as l.e
took a position lacing the other pa
engers. He then ordered them to get
out of the st.ve, one at a time, aud give
up anything of value they had about
them. One of the pas-nt ers, thinking
he had caught the Indian oil guard,
madi a leap tor him, but was instantly
killed by a bullet fired 111 the left breast.
This prevented any show of resistance
on the part of the other passengers.
After securing Beveral watches and a
considerable sum of money saundeis
hacked toward the limber and disap
peared. A short distance from the
stage he met an Indian boy on a pony.
He shot at the boy, wounding him,
Jumped on the pony and rode away.
He had gone about a mile when he met
Mrs. Duncan aud her son riding to
ward Taleijuaii and irumediatly opened
tire upon them, killing Mrs. Duncan.
The bov was too quick for him, how
ever, and fired at the robtr with fatal
effect before the latter could Injure film.
It is not thought the Indian boy is seri
ously hurt. The body of Kenny, the
passenger killed by Saunders, was
brought to this city.
A U-rrlble Mistake.
Sklma, Ala., June 11. Yesterday
morning Bid Fowiks, David Johnson
and Fred Jones went out for a day's
fishing seven tulles from the city. They
carried with them, hs they thought, a
demijohn of alcohol. Tin y stopped at
the bouse of Paul Frazler, who was the
first to sample the contents of tbe
demijohn. The old man died a few
minutes later. Johnson, the owner of
the ileraijohu, then gave of his supposed
alcohol to his companions to show that
the old man died lrom other causes,
but not liking the taste they Doth spit
it out. Johnson then took a big swal
low biniBelf and in ten minutes was
dead. It now turns out that tbe deadly
fluid was aconite, stolen through mis
take for alcohol from t'awthorn Jfc
Coleman's drug store In this city.
Knot lliin on the Spot.
Ban Fhancisoo, June 11. A sensa
tional shooting atfray that occurred In
a leading hotel of this city a few months
ago was recalled by the conviction of
Mrs. Jane Shattuck ou the charge of
murdering Harry G. Poole, and hersen
Ujiic 10 prison for life. Poole, who
was a well known young man, had been
paying attention to Miss Khattuck, a
chorus girl aud daughter of the prisoner,
for some time. Poole called at the
ladies' apartmeuU one day and was
shot and Instantly killed by the mother
because be refused to marry Miss
Arevpled lhe t. eblnet.
Budapkst, June 1 1. Emperor Franz
Joseph consented to accept a cabinet
containing Desiderius von Bzilleaal,
ni.,i.ier oi justice In the last cabinet.
Freiherr von Koetvoes and Count
Julius Andrasy will be the minlstery,
but Counts Uaky, Tlsza and Bethlan
will be excluded. The ollicial announce
ment ot the cabinet's president will be
Ureal Damage bf Fire.
Bublguk, la., Jon II. Fire raged
In the lumber district of this city Sat
urday evening from 6 to 11 o'clock, de
stroying 26.000,000 feet and entailing a
loss of 000,000. At one time tbe fire
threatened the entire milling district of
tbe city and help was asked from
O electa, Preeport, Clinton, and several
other neighboring towns. Tbe Ore start
ed from sparks from a Chicago ft Oreat
Western locomatlve in the yards of the
Lasars Lsuaber somjany.
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