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STRING UP NEGRO
MOB OF INDIANA FARMERS FORM
HUNG TO TELEGRAPH POLE
WOUNDED WRETCH TAKEN AWAY
(lrntlflitd and Dnsonncrd Anallsnt ot
Two White Wumeo-Millila Out Too
Sullivan, Ind., Nov. 21. Jamet
M'tce, the Kentucky negro who
criminally assaulted Mis. Alary Davis
of Sullivan c( uoty and Mrs. Lemon
or K'jox county cu Tuesday last, was
harmed to a telegraph pole near John
Lemon's farm at 8 o'clock last night
by a mob.
Moore was captured at Lawrence
vllie, 111., late yislcrday atfer a bat
tle with the town marshal, during
which the neurowas shottnree limes
arid severely wounded. lie was then
taken to llohiusun, 111., for safe
keeping. John Lemon, husband of
one o' the women who had been as
saulted by lie negro, went to Law
re'icevllle last night and identified
hliu as the woman's assailant.
Late this afternoon he was brought
to Sullivan In it v..igon by the sheritl
and his deputies to be taken before
the women lor further identification.
The shei Iff and his deputies attempt
ed to steal Into town with their
prisoner, but a uoh of forty or 3fty
farmers, heavily armed, took the
prisoner away from tnem and started
the investigation I he.u selves.
The negio was taken to the home
of Mrs. DavU where he was Identi
fied and th mi the mob started with
the negro forth" farm of John Lem
on, two miles from thiscty. The
mob In the meauuuie had swelled to
The uegio was Identified by Mrs.
Le iioii. The crowd then started
back to Sullivan with the negro, but
one mile east of the Lemon farm a
ropj was thrown over the arni of a
telegraph polo and the trembling
wretch was quickly Jerked into the
2 The governor bad ordered tbe Vln
cenness militia company to protect
tbe negro, but bis Instructions were
received too late.
After banging the negro the mob
quietly dispersed. It was compossid
mostly of farmers, but was largely
augmented by citizens of Sullivan,
Oikiown and otiier towns of this
Badly Bruised by a Boar,
Nebraska City, Neb.. No?. 21
Robert Spencer, an eighteen year old
boy residing with his parents west of
the city, while In the pen feeaimr
the hogs was attacked by a vicious
boar and thrown to the ground before
be realized what was the matter.
He had nothing to fight the boar olf
witb but made a biave fight and
received a number of wounds. He
would have been killed but for the
presence of mind of a younger broth
er who heard bis cries and came to
the rescue. The younger brother
was af aid toeDter the pen but made
a great noise outside, which attract
ed the attention of the thoroughly
infuriated boar. Tbe young man re
gained bis feet but was knocked
down four times before be finally
reached tbe fence and climbed over it
falling In a diad faint on tbe other
;lde, where be was picked up and
canled to the house. He received
several severe gashes from tbe boar's
tusks and was bruised all over his
body. It required a number of stitch
es to close the wounds. He was so
badly used up that be will not be
atle to leave bis bed for two weeks.
But for bis brother be would never
bare escaped alive, for the bog had
blm down and the otbeis, id tbe peo
were Joining in the attack.
Pear Rustlers Killed Him.
Bonesteel. 8. D ., Nor. 21. Matt
Patterson cash d a draft here for toOO
and started up the nortb fork of
Whetstone criek. wbere be had 2,000
cattlo, owned by J. 8. Walker, of
Page, Ne. The neit day his bat
wss found near tbe trail, his hoise
quietly grazing near by. Blood was
on bis saddle and lariat and balf the
bridle reins missing. A posse of
twenty mounted men has searched
for clues without success. It Is be
lieved be was killed by cattle rusters
sod bis body thrown In tbe Missouri.
Thieves Shoot Policeman.
Chicago, Nor. 21. Charles E. Dil
lon, a special policeman empbyed by
the Chleagr & Northwestern Rail
road company, was shot and fatally
Injured early today In rue yards of
the railroad company while endeavor
ing to prevent the looting of a frelubt
car by a gang of thieves. C II. Yoian,
a switchman employed by Ihe same
company, was arrcsied shortly after
the shooting, and lo bis possession
was found a number of broken car
MINERS IN THE POOR HOUSE
4bltritors Lcara Tkey Fona 7 S Per Ccst of
Unites of WUkttfcarre lislltulkM
Scranton. Nov. 22. When the an
thraclta coal strike commission met
this morning, U. II. Gibbous enum
erated many Illnesses resulLlng from
mining and expressed tbe oplnior
that those who sutler from miners
asthma had a predisposition to brori
chltal or lung affections before enter
ing the mines.
Gibbons said no child under 15
should be permitted to engage in
mining, and declared that tbe ambu
lance service at tbe mines was bad,
ambulances becoming infected from
berng kept In tbe mult' stable.
Dr. E. J. Itutler, superintendent of
the poor bouse at Wilkesbune, said
that 70 per cent of the Inmates of
tbe Institution were miners. He
said be nad performed many autopsies
on miners and invariably found their
limits black, and that if a section of
a lung was placed lo water it would
sink. A normal lung floats, he said
I). Roberts said that no workman
with an average family of five chil
deo should receive less thaD $475 a
year. This was the poverty limit.
On Investigation, he found that a
mirer received anywhere from $100
to $150 a year and his laborer $375 to
$125. These wages to sufficient to
maintain a fair standard of living,
Dr. John O. Malley of yesterday
testified that asthma, rheumatism
and lumbago were common diseases
among tDe miners. Dr. F. P. Len
non stated that 90 per cot of the
miners suffered from rheumatism,
after reaching the age of 50.
Cial dust lodge In the lungs,
brought on bronchial ti nobles, and
enoed with a peculiar form of con
sumption The men frequently
coughed up coal dust nine yeais after
leaving the mine.
The average life of miners, witness
said, was 50 years. The men onlv
lived twentv-nve or thirty yeais after
going to work.
Dead Run Into Tnousands.
San Francisco, Nov. 22 W J.
Campbell, who arrived here today
from Guantemala, brings additional
details of tbe damage caused by Hip
recent volcanic disturbance. In an
Interview Mr. Campbell said:
"There is no clear Idea yet of the
los9 of life resulting from the vol
cano's eruption, but from what I
could gather before leaving the coun
try 1 believe that 5,000 natives have
"Some of the coffee flncas that
have been nearly ruined were worth
more than $1,000,000. The planta
tion of Albert James, which was
wiped out of existence, had machlnr
ry upon It worth $300.000,all of which
Is destroyed. Some months ago
James refused an offer of a million
anj a half for the tinea. Adoifo
Meyers' flnca, worth $750.0'K) In gold
was entirely ruined. Both of these
fine places lay from twenty to forty
miles west of the volcano. The town
of Quezaltenango is practically ruined
for the homes are cracked and brok
en down, and the people aro mnvinu
out. Tin neighborhood Is covered
with sand and ashes
Admiral Schley at Chicago.
Chicago, Nov. 22. Anmlral W. S.
Schely, en route from Kansas City lo
Washlngtgon, was the guest of E. A.
Mungcr and W. D. Washburn at a
breakfast at the Hamilton club to
day. Plates were laid for loo guests and
a number of prominent citizens
greeted the admiral in Ihe pari i of
the club and responded t t"asts at
the breakfast. He left at noon over
the Pennsylvania road for Washing
ton. One flan Caught-
Guthrie. Okla . Nov. 22. One of
the men who participated in the rob
bery of the Burlington train at Lin
coln, Neb., several weeks ago. when
18.000 was taken from the express
car Is under arrest In Oklahoma,
having been placed In custody for
some terrible offense.
The authorities refuse to make pub
lic his name or tbe place of bis in
carceration. Victim of Assassin Dead.
Tellurlde, Col., Nov. 22.-Arthur
L. Collins, general manager of the
Smuggler-Union Mining company,
was shot by an unknown assassin on
Wednesday night at Pandora, and
died this morning. He was born In
England tblrty-thre years ago.
Automobile In Brazil.
Climate and topography, as well as
the condition ot the roads and the
individuality of tbe people, militate
against tbe future of the automobile
Cholera Under Control,
Washington, Nov. 22. A cable
gram has been received from the
Philippine commission staling tin: t
the number of cases of cholera had
gone down to five a day Instead of
thirty-four a day a werk ago
The mess'ige says that the commis
sion feels much relieved and It Is be
lieved that the Ma'lqiua watershed,
which furnishes the water soppiy for
Manila, will Dot bo contaminated.
ON NEW RAMPAGE
CARRIE NATION STIRS THING8 AT
NEW YORK CITY.
INVADES THE HORSE SHOW
BOX OCCUPIED BY VANDERBILT8
OBJECT OF WRATH.
SHE MADE THINGS LIVELY
Slinut to Frraala Occupant to Caa) Tholr
Clo.hlng- and fircaa Modefctly Kneeled
Bjr Ilia fulice.
New Yotk, Nov. 22 Mrs. Carrit
Nation created a sensation at the
horse show today. She harangued
ihe- great gathering on the evils of
overdress, attempted to break a bot
tle of campaign and tinally was eject
ed from the building by the police.
Mis. Nation entered the garden
quietly and took a scat lo the tier,
.she had been there only a few min
utes when her gaze rested on the box
wbere some members of tbe Vauder
bilt family weie sitting. She stunied
ner program and torn descended to
Ihe piomenade. Stationing beiself
in front of the Vanderbili box she
delivered a tirade on overdress. Jn
the box were seated Mrs. Alfred G.
Vaudeibllt. Reginald Vandeibilt and
Miss Nicholson, Alfred O. Vaurier
bilt was leaning against tbe rail of
lbn promenade aud did not see Mrs
Nat ion approach
"You ought to be ashamed of your
selves," the woman s reamed at
them. "You ought to be ashamed
to wear such disgraceful clothes.
Take them off, take them off at once
and attire yourselves modestly."
Alfred G. Vanderbllt hastily left
his position at the rail and came over
to where Mrs. Nation was standing,
and wiping bis forehead with a
bandker bief ho whispeied something
in her ear and pushed her away.
The outburst of tbe woman at
tracted a great crowd of people and
the occupants of the Vanderbllt box
were evidently very much embar
rassed. Mis. Natioo then turned
her attention to other boxes.
Finally she started for the cafe,
where she bore down or. a party of
men who were drinking wine. Mrs.
Nation seized a bottle and glaring at
the men shouted:
"Young men, don't drink such
filthy stuff. You are aoing straight
to hell. Where is the ma" who sells
this stuff? Show him to me and I
wll, tell him what I think of Mrn."
Mis. Nation's request was speedily
granted bv the sudden appearance of
M. Vllle Pigue, the caterer of the
"Get out of this horrible business,"
she shouted at hliu; "you are also
going to hell and ruining trie bodies
and sou's of men. You are dragging
them down with you.-Sharue on you,
sh.ime on you."
The French man. however, ran to
Mrs Nation and rescued the bottle
which she had repeatedly brandished
In tbe air to emphasize her remarks.
Then he pushed ner out of tbe door.
Hern the tce took hold of tbe
K. ins is reformer and forced her out
of the building.
Jealous of the Other Man.
Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 22. He-
cause Hcrtha Sheldon had allowed
another man to escort ber home last
night from the store wbere she is
employed, G. A. Darlington, a pack
er for an organ cotnpauy and a stu
dent in the university schocl of mu
sic, today shot her In the arm and
then tired a bullet Into his own
head, dying almost Instantly.
Darlington met the girl us she was
on her way to work today and they
quarreled over last night's episode.
Darlington came here from Strath
cona. Ont. He sei ved with the Ca
nadian soldiers lo the Sojth African
war He was about twenty-four years
Not Lempkey at All.
Nebraska City, Neb., Nor. 22
Some days since tbe Journal published
a special from this city stating that
William Lempkey of Syracuse had
been chargrd wltb ruining bis six
teen year old na igbter. It was a
mistake for William Lempkey charg
ed William McTlce with the crime
and the young man (lid tbe country,
but he has since been captured The
mistake was caused by the confusion
of names by the officer In whose hands
the papers eie placid to serve.
The ciror appeared In all of tbe
state papers, and has dene a grlevious
wrong to a well known citizen.
5chley CJim-s to Chicago.
Kansas City, Nov 22 I tear Ad
miral W. S, Schley , and the other
truest, of the commercial club were
this morning driven to the Manila
and Central high schools, here each
made brief ta'ks to the pupils. Later
the n'iriv whs taken on a sluhlseelna
t'lo through the sobuibs arid to con
tention bail Admiral f-chlcy lift
f"r Chicago I his evening on a special
ear over tno uuicauo a Alton tall
OFFICIAL VOTE $
Below is the vote for each of tbe re
publican and fusion candidates or
the state ticket, at the election Nov,
4, 1902. as compiled by tbe state
Mickey, R. 96,471
Thoinpsou, F Vl,li6
Mickey's Plurality... 5,355
Davles, p 3,397
Blgelow, S 3,157
McGilton, R 98,320
Gilbert, F 87,i,09
McGilton's Plurality.. 11,311
LI gin ner, P 4,129
IVuwb, S 3, .
Marsh. It 9,12S
Powers, F 86,044
Marsh's Plurality.... 13,084
Mortensen 8 ',444
Lyman 88 106
Mortensen's Plurality 11,778
Maduox, t' 4,140
SK)llev. S 3.0)0
Weston, R. 10'. -147
iJeFranoe, F 83.W0J
Weston's Plurality... 17,487
Daie, P 4,578
Ijppmcott, S 3,735
I'roui, R 9,. 8L
liroady, F 85,512
Prout' Plurality..... 13,069
Clarke, P 4.391
Burleigh. S 38
Fob me r, R 99. 88
iir. nnan, F 83,188
Follmer's Piur' tity.. 16,200
Diilwonh, P. ..." 4.34
Adams. S 3,857
Fowler, R 99.H41
jmitb, F 83,e69
Fowler's Plurality.... 16,272
Howard, P 4 328
Spencer, a 3.7o9
Toial Vote... 198,574
The following passages are from
Mr. Carnegie's notable address when
Me was recently installed as rector of
St. Andrews' univeislty.
"Uuder the universal laws by
which you live you weave a web,
every thread of which affects irscbar
acter for ever. These laws
Kn.iw neither wrath nor pardon;
Ever true their measure mete
Their faultless balance weighs.
I thought that I might Interest yoc
iiy considering a subject now attract
log wide attention the economic
changes which have come, and are
Impending, In the relative position
and power of nations.
Whatever the future nriy have in
itore, nothing can rob Britain of the
credit of having given to the world
the means for its surprising develop
ment. Forty odd years ago she made
more Iran and steel, manufactured
more machinery, mined moie coal,
wove mo e cloth, than all tbe rest.
of the world. It was Britain in tbo
one scale, the world in tbe other,
the world kicking the beam.
A few managing Hrltous. or Amer
icans can now readily be obtained tc
establish manufactories In anv part
t the world, and educate ihe na
tives to become satisfactory workers.
Capital, management and skilled la
bor have become mobile in the ex
treme. The scat of manufacturing
is now, and will continue to be mor,
aud mere, simply a question where I
the requisite raw materials are found
under suitable conditions. Capital
nd skilled labor bave lost tbe puwei
they once bad to attract labor and
capital. The Jute Industry, once ceo
tered In Dundee, is- now also estab
lished in India, near tbe Jute supply.
Aineric i now makes more steel than
ill the rest of tbe world. She bat
become the foremost nation Id
wealth, manufactures and commerce.
and promises soon in some branches,
to occupy the position which Brltaic
occupied while it was Britain versui
the wond. Although no Briton cao
be expected to see with satisfaction
his country displaced from Hrst place,
t here Is yet cause for rejoicing thai
s iproiua.'f remains In tbe family. II
is not aluVelber lost what tbe rati
From what has been said it will b
Infertel that tbe manufacture ol
staple articles for the world Is to bi
chiefly Conducted In our time and It
the next generation by three coun
tries Britain, Germany and th
United States. In the race for th
world's trade between these countrlet
several considerations are Important.
Let this vital fact be noted, the mosl
nowcrful weapon for conquering for
eign markets Is a profitable burnt
narket. ' J
BEAR HUNT IN VAIN
PRESIDENT BRCAKSCAMP WITH
OUT A SINGLE SHOT.
HAS ENJOYED VACATION
MISSISSIPPI IN EXCEL
NEGROES GREETED HIM
Hie nnnrtrrd Nffrwi on Hand to Grret
Hlui at Now luuiiini llumlet of buiede
Support Fur Canuuu.
SMEDES, Miss., Nov. 19. Presi
dent RoosevelL's bear hunt In Miss
issippi Is ended and be has ot had
even a shot at a bear. Tbe last day
of the chase was simply a repetition
of the three preceeding davs so far as
bis luck was concerned. Try as tbe
hunters would they could not get a
bear within tbe unge of- the presi
Tbe dogs got a fresh trail early
this morning and the president aDd
Holt Collier followed it half a dozen
miles to the big Sunflower river.
The bear crossed a mile below the
ford they went to, and believing he
was making for the cano brakes on
the other side they endeavored to
head him off. When they got into
tbe brake however, they were dis
gusted to find that the bear had
doubled on his track and crossed the
river still further down. It was tben
one o'clock and as arrangements had
beeu made to break camp at 2:30 the
president was leluctantly compelled
to abandon further pursuit of the
When tbe president was out after
bear Major Helm, Dr. Lung and Sec
retary Cortyleou had a more success
ful deer drive on this side of the
great Suuflow r river. They jumped
a buck and a doe. Major Helm killed
the later from bis horse at about
Although tbe president has failed
to kill a bear on this expedition he
has enjoyed bis outing and speaks in
high praise of the hospitality that
has been accorded him. He philo
sophically attributed bis ill-fortune
to tbe traditional hunter s luck, and
says the next time he goes after bear
be will arrange to iy 1 Dg enough
for tbe luck to change.
When all was In readiness this af
ternoon the president and tbe mem
bers of tbe partv mounted their
borses aud rode Into Smedes, leaving
tbe wagons to follow The president
Is a hard rider, and the pace was
rapid In spite of tbe bad trails The
distance, which Is fully twelve miles,
was covered in less than an hour.
Upon the president's arrival here
be found fully 500 people, practically
all the negroes from tbe surrounding
p'aotations, assembled to greet bin ,
He thanked them for their demon
strations, but made no remarks.
They waited around his car on the
siding until daik, hoping be would
make a speech.
Mr. Flsb tonight gave a dinner In
bis private car to the president and
members of bis party. At 9:30 the
special train started for Memphis,
having added the record of a presi
dential bear iunt to the fame of
Smedes, which tlrst became knowu
to tbe outside world through the
Story that here tbe experiment of
teaching monkeys to pick cotton was
to be tried.
Knoxvllle, Teno., Nov. 19. It Is
announced here that on his return
trip from Memphis. Preisdent Roose
velt I1I take the southern railway
route direct to Washlntgon and will
make stops at Stevenson, and Tus
cumbla, Ala., Chattanooga and Knox
vllle, Teno., and Ashevllle and Mon
roe, N. C. This will be tbe presi
dent's second visit this year to Chat
tanooga, Knoxvllle and Ashevllle.
He Is scheduled to reach Asbevl'.l
Tbuisday at 6:10 p. m.
Folk Finds a New Sinner.
St. Louis, Nov. 19 -Sheriff Dick
man was today diiected by Circuit
Attorney Folk to serve on Janes
Campbell, the broker, a subpoena
whlcb was Issued six weeks ago,
commanding nlm to bring Into couit
two checks aggregating 147,500 signed
by blm and made payable to Ed But
ler November 28, 1899. He is also to
bilog certain papers and books.
Mr. Campbell has just retu ned to
St. Louis after ac absence of six
Cholera Svreadmg Hapidly.
Jerusalem, Nov 1. 9. Tbe cholera
epidemic is spreading rap dly. The
population of Gaza and Lydda have
been decimated and the authorities
are taking flight. At Jaffa thrte
have been fifty-seven deaths In three
days. The disease Is raging In neigh
boring vllag's No complete returns
of the moiiallly are available. The
people In the stricken districts are in
a sad plluht aud relief Is needed
Wolves are killing cattle and sheej
Two boys at Red Cloud killed fort)
ducks witb two shots.
Cattle are dying from tbe cors
stalk disease at Callaway.
Campbell Bros', show has gone inU
winter quaiteis at. Fairbury.
Gov. Ravage attended the open
ing ot Buffalo Bill's hotel at CVdy,
Edwin Moody of Red Cloud, Jiai
been adjudged insane for tbe third
George Miller, formerly of Fair
bury, was killed in an accident at
Vickers, O. T.
John Wooley, sentenced to eighteen
months lo the penitentiary, broke
jail at Fairury.
R. O. Wills, night clerk at the
Charter's l.otel at AJiance, took $50
Tbe ranch of Patrick Walsh, near
McCc' k burned with $2,000 loss and
but $200 insurance.
Joseph A. Janda was arrested at
Plattsmouib for desertiog from the
Ucited Slates navy.
Rev. W. Francis Berger of New
Jersey has taken tbe pastorate of tbe
Congregational church at Wymoie.
Tbe city council has ordered the
erection of a new 13 rehouse on the
site of the old city hall at Nebraska
When D. C. Donaldson, of Pawnee
b'ity, went borne from tbe field to
dinner, he found his wife dead iu
Will G. Sullivan of Sterling, who
lost a leg at Manila in tbe Spaoisb
American war, has been grauted a
KG per month pension.
Mrs. Mary G. Erevin, of Tecumseb,
who came to Nebraska In 1805, ; died
at tbe home of R. M. Erevin, bei
son, at the age of 86 years.
Mrs. Agatha Barton, formerly ol
Plattsmoulh, was arrested at Sheri
3an, Wyo,, for the murder of ber
fatber-ln-law R. W, Barton.
While J. A. Waltln was moving an
Implement buildli g across the Union
Pacific tracks at Fremont, it col
lapsed and tbe track was blockaded.
At St. Paul, Theodore Ray and
Evan Knapp, brotheis-in-Jaw, fought
witb knives and clubs and Knapp
received some ugly gashes. Later a
lustice imposed a fine.
While George S. Hamaker was mov
ing bis household goods from Pawneo
City to Lincoln, the car caught flra
ear Virginia, and all its contents
was entirely destroyed.
Paddy Walsh, the first settler in
shelton, and the first judge or Buffalo
:onnty, died from tbe effects of a
stroke of apoplexy Paddy Walsh waa
ihe friend of every one.
While attempting to climb into
the reai end of a lumber wagon tbe
Ix year old son of Mr. and Mrs. P.
0. Craaier of Beatrice, sustained a
broken leg and otber severe injuries.
Unknown burglars stole forty-uine
pairs of shoes, some cutlery and some
ace, all valued at $200, from the
reneral store of N. J. Weller & Son
f Raymond and escaped on a band
The case of Charles Russell, con
victed of the murder of Alul Staude
nmeir, wbo was killed, in Sioux
county in 1890, is being argued lo the
I ipreme court. Russell has twice
been cocvicted of the murder.
The will of I. N. Meade, who cut
aut bis wife and children because he
wis insanely Jealous of tbe former
was declared null and void at Grand
island, it having beeo made while be
was temporarily insane.
The governor commuted tbe seven
year sentence of Thomas O'Connor,
convicted for bouse breaking at Oma
ha, because of bis insanity. O'Con
nor was turned over to bis brother
from Washington, wbo offered to
maintain blm and tbus save tbe
state tbe expense.
Henry Nlebus, of Sidney, wbo waa
:baged with tbe larceny of appro
priated irrigation waters, waa dis
missed at Lincoln on a demurrer died
by the oefendaot's attorney, H. 8.
3rane, of Omaha. Tbe dlscharge'of
Nlehus shows it to be practically Im
possible to secure a conviction under
tbe ptesent irrigation lawa of tbe
A reindeer five yean old was cap
tured In a pasture four miles east ol
Superior, The animal fiercely fouabl
tbe four men who captured It, and
partly stripped the clothing off one
of them. It Is suppos ibat It bad
escaped from some abow.
A furrow fifteen bun 'red mllse In
length is to te plowed by the Fio.irb
government serosa tbe North A fit
cm desert, from Tunis to Lake
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