The Loup City northwestern. (Loup City, Neb.) 189?-1917, December 20, 1895, Image 3

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> far* l/oii| In Poof llraltli. Hal. *ot
f»»r Horn* Tlmr, f <»n«l«frrr«l Rfrloiilly
huh Tli# Many Hraponslbl# I'laltlwm
In Mlilrh II# Vla«! Ilrrn l allnl.
Iirath of Allan <•. Tlinrman.
Coi r mho*. Ohio, Deo lo.—K*-Den
• lor Alien O, Thurman (tied very
auddeoly at Ll'> o'clock tide afternoon,
lie hud Jong been In bad health, but
Ids Dine** hud not been regarded as
dungi r«,u‘ for some time.
Mr. Thurman was Ml year* old
November 1,T, but Id* lienltb \va» *uch
at that time that for the llr»t time In
year* there wut no public celebration
here in honor of the "Old Homan."
Judge '(.hiirmun’s death i» directly
traceable to uu accident November I.
In walking from hi* room to the
library he tripped in some unaccount
able manner and fed heavily to the
floor lie did improve to aome ea
ten!, but a we<-k i»ft<r the accident he
HtilTered a relapse end aince then it
had been reulifted among hi* family
tiiai bb day*,were numbered.
Mr. Thurman'* Career.
"The Old (toman," a* Mr, Tburuian
will ever be reverently and affection
atejy remembered by hi* political ad
mirer* came of a proud old Virginia
family. He wa* born November 18,
1*1 J, in Lynchburg, Id* father being a
minister of the Methodist church.
Hut bis father became early in life
• mij/i • • ' H iip'iiunb PMIVI’IJI nii’1 U * »j»r*
posed of his colored help. In 1819 the
father removed with hia family to
< lilliicolhe. Ohio, where he secured
employment aw a school teacher, and
hi' son he, ame one of his pupils.
I,ater young Aueu attended the (/till*
T licothe logit school, and afterward
was a student in the academy of that
town, lie was proficient in all hia
studies, hut especially advanced In
mathematics, on which account ha
wits known among his school fellows
us • riglitauglu mangled Thurman.”
Mr, Turn mint's mother was the half
sister of William Alien, who, during
ills life stirred in the House of Jlepre
sciiVilives in Congress, 1833, in tlie
."Semite in Congress 1837-1849, and as
governor of Ohio, ls/4-1870, and in 1848
refused the Democratic Presidential
nominsti n for the reason that he was
committed to the sup|Kirt of General
l,ewis 1 ase, who was subsequently
nominated by the convention and de
feated. Mrs Thurman was a woman of
remarkable ability and learning, and
did much toward the instruction of
her son and the guidance of his early
At thr uge of Is young Thurman at
tached himself to u laud surveying
corps and thoroughly mustered the
mathematical side of thut science dur
ing the three years he pursued It. In
I s i i, just when he hud attained the
age to qualify, Governor I.ucas ten
dered him the office of private secre
tary, which he accepted, entering at
the same time us a student at law in
the office of his illicit-, W illiam Allen,
completing his studies subsequently in
tlie office of tlie afterward distin
guished Judge Hwayne. After his ad
mission to the bar young Thurman
returned to t'hillicothe and entered
^ Into partnership with his uncle, with
the result that lie soon acquired one of
the best practices In Ohio, his uncle
having practically abandoned the pro
fession when he entered politics
Mr. Thin man entered politics in
1841 when lie wus nominated for Con
gress l.y the Democratic convention of
his dist rict, and was elected, entering
the House of Uepresentatives Decem
ber 1, le45, as its youngest member,
lie declined a renominalion and con
tinued to practice at tlie liar until
I nr,i. w lien he was elected to the 8u
prernc court of tlie State, in which
service he remained four years, during
the last two years of the time being
chief justice. At the end of this term
tie resumed practice, which he con
tinued until 1807, when lie was unan
imously nominated by the Democratic
convention for the office of governor.
His opponent in this campaign, one of
t.lic mi,. 1. i-jtriLlnc in tlie,rv of the
State, was Rutherford It. Mayes. Mr.
Thurman was defeated, but be cut
down the normal Republican majority
in I tie Slate from 40.000 to 3.000.
The Legislature being elected at the
same vote being Democratic, however,
Mr. Thurman was chosen United
States Senator to tulte the place of
benjamin K. Wade ami lie took his
seat March 4, lstlli, there la-ing at the
time only seven Democrats iu the
body. Ills ability was at once recog
nized, inn speeches on the (ieneva
award hill and on the l’aclfic railway
funding bill, especially attracting
public notice and applause. He served
two terms iu the Senate with great
distinction and honor, closing the
y twelve years’ period on Murcli 4, Dot!,
with u reputation which stood among
tin- highest for judicial fairness, dig
nity and strength iu dehute, especially
on ijtienlions o( constitutional law and
fur patriotism and probitv.
Thurston's I'arlflr Hill
W AklilMoToM, Dee. 13 Senator
Thttr-loii of Nebraska to day intro
duced a bill for the Settlement of the
I'ac i railroads debt* it provides
fur the sale of the Uovertuaant Inter
est in botn the I'uioit sud Central l‘a
eiHe railroads July I, ismu, to the
logic si bidder, uud that theru be uo
sale iiuiens til ■ bid lie at least o*i |ier
ecu' ot the tiov< riiuiciil s interest,
I m- i-tll is very long uud devoted
mainly to the details of the transfer
amt maimer of sale.
itrport* from New York say that the
Hide* fountain la still aut of etta.
Sis i, t Si Imo, 13,-- I im slim
tier <> i I Iteodore Durrani ntovad for a
•r.t uf piobutde cause la order to pre
«eal the prisoner'* removal from the
rotinty jell to the mate prison at Han
b I. - ui'H t'he court denied the mo
I ion sad siibw-i|uently signed Dur
rani s death warrant. Using YrUtay,
l ebruary 31, as the date of the aseau
t on
Mi* D It DilMtsis mothar uf tha
treveramr uf Teaas, ta 4aa«i
Dr sad Mra levy Raha warnalrach
by a train at Mlltard. lad , and hilled.
Top*It* wildly Knllwl 0**r tha Or»M
Knltlirrlm VIIIItl* l’n<l*r Arm*.
Toi-v.ia. Kan.. Dec. 13. iiorernor
Morrill Iasi, night called out Mattery
B of the State niililia, stationed here,
to proteet the Kansas Medical College,
which was threatened hy a mob. lie
also wired Captain Mel lure of tbo
troona at Lawrenc* to hold bis Mi
dlers in readiness to take the drat
train for Topeka. Chief of Police
j John Wdkerson stationed a squad of
patrolmen, in charge of Hergeant
Prank Million, about the college, and
a sheriff* pone was also placed on
duty. The Governor retired toward
midnight, having notified Captain Mc
Clure that bl* services would not bs
'I he trouble wai caused by tha dis
covery In the dissecting room of the
college of the bodies of thro# women,
which had been stolen from cemeter
ies in the vicinity of Tojieka. One
body waa that of O. C. Van Fleet’*
wife, another was that of A. L Lake's
wife, and tha third wa* that of Mrs
Patrick Lilli*. The case- of the drat
two named have been previously re
Tbr body of Mr*. Lillis wa* identi
fied by tier son, John Lillis, at H
o'clock last evening. The husband of
the dead woman 1* foreman of Hants
Fe blacksmith shop at Argentine. Mre.
Lilli* wa* burled last l-rlday. When
her son read about stolen bodies at the
college he feared for the safety of hi*
mother. in company with Father
Hayden. the well-known Catholic
prlekt, he wen., to the cemetery to
make arrangement* to have the grave
guarded, lie noticed that the mound
Iia<l been uisliirocu. I no grave was
opened and the cofllu was found to be
empty. Hilli* went to the otllce of
Justice (iuy and obtained a warrant to
search the college. The result was
that he found a mutilated body which
be Identified as that of bis mother.
The city wits already greatly excited
on account of the previous discoveries
and the news of tin- liillis case, which
spread like wildfire, was the signal for
a general outpouring of the populace
The streets were thronged by angry
men, who made threats against the
college and those connected with it.
The authorities were alarmed by the
crowd, and steps were promptly taken
to prevent an outbreak. Iteputy Miter
: iff Tom Wilkerson, in the absence of
Mlieriff Have llurgr, called upon the
Uovcruor for assistance, which was
granted as stated.
Hake and Mill* are members of the
A. O, U. W. A mass meeting of tba
eight lodge* of the order had been
called to consider the Hake case.
Nearly 2,00b member* were present.
Ci A. Mtarblrd was chosen chairman
and J, W. Oibbon* secretary. The
I.illls case was announced upon the
organization of the meeting. This
added fuel to the flames. Men growled
in their anger and became demon
strative, but cool beads were in tbe
audience and good order was main
tained. Speeches denouncing the out
rages were made. A commltte com
Kised of Judge Knsminger, M. C.
liler, A. C. Siler, T. A. Heck, H. T.
Haris, Charles M. Hrown, H. A. Wilson
am) II. 1. Fletcher was appointed to
draft resolutions.
Probably 2,bb0 men, mostly railroad
employes, stood in the street in front
of'lie hall while the meeting was In
( progress. When those who partici
pated in the meeting came out and
1 went their respective ways in a qniet
{ manner, the crowd outside took up the
cue sad dispersed.
Contributor* to thu Work Wilt Vlill
Station* In tbe Orient.
Nictv Vokk, Dec. 13,—A unique and
interesting pilgrimage to both home
and foreign missionary workers is soon
to he rimdc by the representatives of a
number of wealthy contributors to
missionary work, it will be under
the auspices and guidance of the Uev.
Hr. Henry M. Field. It is to en
able persons interested in missionary
work to know by actual observation
exactly how the missionary conduct*
hia labors that the trip i* to be made.
N'h.. ......I.. ...Ill ..a#,.at... I
all told, and will start for Japan, via
Nan Francisco, about April 10, and
will lie absent several months. Thu
tour will be under the immediate di
rection of Messrs A. D. Thompson
and II. U. Elliott The itinerary wilt
include typicul stations in the home
missionary work, giving the members
of the party, us they crosa the conti
nent, object lessons in the evangelIza
tion of the negro, the Npn nish- Ameri
can. the Mormon and the Chinese.
To 1'uiilsti Train Koldjrrjr.
Wasiiinoton, Dec. 1 i. — Represent*
Ative liroderick of Kansas has intro
duced suvural hills which are of great
inlcrest to the West. Due touches
upon the federal punishment of a
train robbery in all United Slates ter
ritorial reservations The bill makes
! it a felony to shoot at or into uny lo
comotive, caboose, coach -nr of uay
I train, or to throw any „ or other
! missile at u train, or to derail or forci
bly obstruct ii train at any place with
in the exclusive jurisdiction of the
United St.ilesor in the Indian reserva
tions, ThU does not save the criminal
from more severe punishment if any
|s<rsou is killed or injured severely by
' the truiu robbery or wrecking.
Hsfuriuera In Cnevsailan.
WasiiINiiToS, Dee |5 --The Nations,
Civil Mervije Reform League began Its
annual meeting at the I (anus I tub
uvduy with an unusually I urge at
tendance of delegate*. The morning
sessions are private, but the afternoon
sessions are open to those who desire
to hear the papers aud addresses on
eivil service reform tuples. ('resident
fart s.'lntm of the league will deliver
the annual address
Umi aa iisiaSuNi* Uivsih.
I'nnav, < *k , Dec 11 Ueiphia Me
l.eist Cukli, a wealthy manufacturer ol
llroouly n, N V , was granted n di
vorce here yesterday flout hU wife.
If in n
nephew of t oitgiesstMan tleurgn T.
t obb, of New Jersty
l*UI| Kiev «eeehe* Oak
JarrsasonviM i, ln«l. (>*•< (1
•illy Myer, known as the ItrMtor
t'yeione, and Tommy Muart, «tf Henry
eille, fought seven rotted* near hern
(e*t eight fur e pure* end gate r*
eeipts Myer laoehed twit
When and Where the Nest National
palilIran < unvenllnn Will He Held It
Heqnlred Eire llallnt* tn Heaeh a l>»*
eUlon One Hall Ilnur Olren lleleiiatea
to Present the I lelms of Their Hespoa*
lira Cities.
At at. I .mil* In Jaae.
ffAaniNOTOa. Dae. II. On tne fourth
ballot Mt l>oul* waa selected aa tha
place for holding tha neat Republican
convention and June Id a* the data.
WAtiiiMo roN. Dec 11 —Tha Repute
llcari politicians assembled early In
forca at tha Arlington hotel this morn
ing to pull convention wire* and in
cidentally to promote the Interest* of
their aeveral (’residential candidate*
There was nearly a* much talk a limit
candidates a* about which city would
win the prize
Hhortly before in o'clock the poli
ticians gathered In the flag draped
banquet hall of the hotel, and were
seated In a semi circle, with inemhrrs
of the National committee In the cen
At 20:30 o'clock Chairman Carter
rap|»td the meeting to order and the
roil of oommitteemen was called.
There was no response when sereral
Htates were called, the absentee* be
Ing Alabama, * allforuin. Delaware,
District of < oliiuibia. Kentucky, Mis
sikslppi, Missouri, New York, North
I lul/i.lti Mini Vi't/umliirr hilt. It. Uifia KUllI
' that there were committeemen or
proxies for most of these Htute* in the
city, Alaska had a representative.
Chairman Carter asked the delegates
to agree to a half hour limit for pre
senting the claims of their cities.
General Hutterfleld for New Vork re
spouded “It will lake hut a very brief
time for New Vork to demonstrate her
superiority" aui representative* of
other cities agreed to the limit sug
Powell Clayton of Arkansas moved
that delegations he lieurd in alpha
betical order by states. Ills motion
was carried.
At this point < Inilrman < arter said
that he was not accustomed to notice
the many "silly, unfounded and ma
licious stories” put afloat at times with
a purpose to arouse prejudices and ex
alte ill feeling, Hut a redaction had
be.-n made on the members of the Na
tional committee and they had been
placed before the country in an un
enviable position. •‘IJndei such cir
cumstances." lie wanton emphatically,
“1 desire to state in behalf of this
committee that at no time, under no
circumstances, directly or Indirectly,
ba* any person or persons urged that
tiic good graces of this committee
should lie influenced by any mercen
ary considerations whatever.”
There was a ripple of applause at
this announcement. Mr. < arter pro
ceeded to state that geographical con
siderations largely influenced the feel
. ings of tiie committee. Aside from
this, the only purpose of the commit
tee was to consult the purposes and
requirements of a great gathering and
1 to make a choice based wholly on ttt
II css.
The preliminaries over, the oratory
began. General N P. Cblpman of
California was introduced by M if.
Dc Young to present t fits Golden Gate’s
claims. Samuel Allertou und Mayor
Swift did the same for Chicago Ht»
Louis waa urged b,y Mayor Wslbridge,
cx-t origressman frank and 8. M. Ken
nurd, aixl then New Vork attractions
were set forth by General Daniel Hut
! terfleld and Murat Halstead. Then
i Pittsburg, the last of the big four,
had tier case urged by Iteprcs-utative
D i/.ell.
The speech making closed by Kepru
’ seutative William A. Sstone seconding
i Dalzell's representation of Pittsburg's
claims, and then the committee ad
1 journed until 1 o'clock, when ballot
1 itig was begun.
K ick of the cities was prepared to
oflVr the itepublican committee
! enough ;>ud more than enough to pay
' oil' the old debt* of the committee,
j This debt is variously placed at from
I §32.000 to §54,000. Pittsburg has a
1 fund of §75.000 subscribed, St. Louis
i I. ioa mi Iiuvi< mil) ouch Mini
Min Francisco ih said to have #200,01'0
; and more if money will avail. Knelt
city declare* that It will pay anything
in reason to secure the convent, in.
The Iteeil influence was said to he
Mcretly against Chicago, The Read
feeling wu* declared to be that Chicago
was a hostile territory, and that any
| other place would lie preferable,
i Pittsburg would be satisfactory but
for the discovery that that town wa*
saturated with McKinley sentiment.
1 Simultaneous with that discovery
! caiuc I lie disclosure of lack of hotel
' accommodation* Sun Francisco be
ing geographically impracticable.
1 Chicago supposedly hostile, and Pitts
burg dangerous, st Imui* was picked
out us the most neutral polut In eight
bv t he Reed uien.
Hci east rio-l tun of the Pension Itoll.
Wamiikuion. I tee. II. Congressmen
Hailey of Texas, proposes duriug
the present session to make a deter
mined effort to tiring about a recon
struction of the |ten*ion roll lie has
liitr winced a hill In I ongr«*» which
pr.tvutcs that no par*--it snail he vie
titled to iceeive Mill pension from the
linvcrttmenl of the I mled mats** who
has. Independently oi aaeh peu->lun a
tie! uuniiwl iMCome of fHUM or more, or
who own* property to the value of
pi,14*1 or more rite nmius of ai| per
you* having kiii It lueome or pit*, erty
al the value stated and who are now
receiving a pension from th« tiovern
went are to be stricken from the rolls
atetshea Head watte Itrlttai.
Wyants-at in. Mo PH II t M
ffltuutermau, aged year*, wealthy
•ad influential died of sp -pb-sy whlig
dr iytug yaaterdsy lla wa* a lutge
Ktoek holder lu light and water platoa
•ad owued a buMiiaaa block in War*
reutburg and proparly lu Uatriahorg.
IV _ __
• wsstl testa* tne
Wakuikuios Itaa t | TMt Iktaam
bar raport of tka department *1 Agrb
eeltar*. issued to day usaka* tka eub
tu* arwp •’ 1 par aaat of laat y aar*, ar
tMI tkW kale*
Tw* MausrligaeiM r»nareaami-n Mena*.
UaMlIy Attack Amlnuaelnr It tyaril
Wasiiivo«om, Dec. ll h.mih
the House assembled totlav, Mr Me*
Call of Massachusetts offered a reso*
I ut I on calling upon thu I'rcsidrnt to
report to the House whether lie had
1 taken any steps to ascertain whether
report* of speeches that Ambassador
Ha yard had delivered ill Knglaud Mild
Scotland were true, and if true, what
steps. If any, had been taken to recall
or censiir. Air. Itayurd
A1r. Met n-ary of Kentucky immedi
ately objected to con si lie rat ion.
Mr, Burn tl of MasaachuselIs, came
forward with a (piestlon of privilege
and sending to the d. rk* desk had
read a resolution for the liuprschiucnt
of Mr. Bayard
Huth resolutions complained of Mr,
Havai'd'a reflections on America s nro
tedivc system, aa state socialism, and
hia reference to the United Hiates
needing a "real man" like < Uveland
to govern a "a strong self confident
and oftentimes violent people." i lia
Harrell resolution declared these ut
I teranees were in manifest, ilisiegard of
the proprieties and calculated to In
Jure tnc national reputation and
directed the foreign affairs committee
to esarnlnc th« utterance* In that
speech and to draft and report article*
of impeachment to the House
Mr, < rlsp of fieorgiit objected to the
Harrwtl resolution as not privileged,
i but M cuki-i' lined overruled him and
Mr, Barrett made a brief speech d<
clar/ug that Mr. Ilayard sought to
agcrrundl/.c Ills party at the espi-nso
of his country (III I citing the senate's
action in Van Huren'a case a* Justify
ing his resolution,
Mr. < rlsp defended Mr. Bayard and
accused tlie Hcpuhlicans of simply
wishing to air their protective theo
ries He defied them to pus* another
tariff hill
I here was a sharp colhrpiy between
Mr, < *p arid Mr. Itlngley of Maine,
the latter declaring that Mr. llsyard
had violated Ins duty in denouncing
half of his countrymen, and when Mr
I * rUp pressed him hard to know if lie
believed Mr bayard* Words were Im
peachable Mr, Dirigfey replied that,
in his opinion they were, hut the pol
icy of doing *o hr- 'Dingley) doubted.
The first vote on the liar ret resolu
tion came on a motion by Mr, Crisp to
refer it to tha judiciary commitiee,
The motion being defeated on a rising
vote of eighty to 'MO. The Republican
plan was to eliminate the reference to
impeachment and them acrid the reso
lution to the committee on foreign
(lie Orest system livings slslf Million
Toi’KKA, Kan, Dec 11.—I’roVmbly
1.000 people were assembled on the
platform of the railroad tracks In
front of the Topeka passenger station
of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Ke
rallrottd at if o’clock this afternoon,
when John II. Johnson, special master
in chancery in the celebrated receiver
ship case, appeared to sell at auction
the company’s vast system of railroad
pursuant to the decree of the United
(State* Circuit court of August 27 last.
Judge Johnson took a stand in the
stairway leading to the dining room
of lhe passenger station. Rack of him
wen- the visiting lawyers and bond
holders or their agents, and W. if.
Ilosaington, Charles (Stood (smith, and
other notables of Topeka who bed
iiad a hand in the litigation. To hie
left stood Kdwerd King, who wae des
ignated by the reorganization com
mittee to hid in the property. Close
by were Mrs. Johnson and Miss Mabel
Johnson, and not far away Oeorgc K.
Peck, who for so many years wee con
nected with the road.
Wh*-n Special Master in Chancery
Johnson announced to the assembled
multitude that he was about to sell
the property to the highest bidder and
had begun to read the federal court’s
decree of foreclosure and order
of sale and Ins own published
notice of sule. he was interrupted
by Culler A Whitcomb, a local law
firm, with a notice which they read
... ll... I.nrwl
>>( tiie St. Mouis and San Francisco
protesting against the sale. Tha
crowd stood silent arid Mr Johnson
listened respectfully while the pro
test was read, and then proceeded
with ills appointed duty.
Judge Johnson was not eijual to the
task of reading the notice of sale
throughout. In twelve minutes iiis
voice failed and he turned the paper
over to VV. It. UosSingtori who read
eight minutes, and then was relieved
hy another, and so on until the read
ing was concluded.
Tha Santa Fc road was then sold
for 9tMl.000.000 to Kd« aid King, repre
senting the new company. ills was
the only hid, and the master declared
the property sold
lllll lu 1‘ruthla a Government for tha
Fun < Irllllcd Tribes.
WAsiiiMiioN. |b-«. It.—Senator Mer
ry und Iteprescnlative IJttleof Arkan
sas Introduced a duplicate bill iu the
senate and House to provide u tcin|M>
rury governlueut for the live civil.amt
tribes country, Hie proposed territory
to he knowuua "Indianola." ,
The usual eaeeukive olttc-rs are pro
vided for together with a legislature.
It is pro|u>sed that the country shad
he divided into iweuty-oiiu counties,
will) county seals as follows; South
Me Ales or, Atoka, tiak l.odge, Tall
Idea VViiceiock. Antlers, Tishomingo,
stonewall. Ardmore. Wynne wood,
Ibiucan, t hiekasha, Nowata Flare
uture Vial's. Talci|uah, Muhltow,
Muse.gee. sapulou Wewoha and Fite
colati and It is also providetl that tha
county seats may al any Hue Im>
t hanged l.y the territorial legislature
‘I he town of South Me A tester is made
the temporary capital of tha territory,
lasaaa PaeMf FeaaeUiug >« a awsmp
All astir llfuni *spa N J» Ike 11
lie* It V. tdpplweol t, pastor of the
M | church here slatted for the
Foresters l.edgc on night,
and Uhl not retura at tha »spa* led
hour lie Mini strangely hefuie his
Aepaitwre Fdward Juhasou sad
Me urge C Itaary found him has* deep
la • swamp between llellunl and I hot
Moaiu.utb, half* wile from hta horns,
Ha was pieaehiag a wnge to a floeh
•f birds Ha was taken boms aud oat
under tha ear* »f a physhdeu the
•anas of hie mental disorder la at
tribal to to ofereaerttua I* the palplr
ON THfc c;ai lows.
Ho M ihpi No f rifif#Mlnn hut Hop** Clofl
Hill f«r|it* Him for 411 th* Harm II*
II** tor lliiim Iho I on«!«nin*<f
l-«N|lli Mfi«l .fnkr« on HI* 4p|ir»»rhln|
K*oi ml*« HI* 4f•foMM’fit on th* »f«f*
Hurry llurwiird Hong.
Mia4K« Minn., Dee 12.—Hay
ward was hanged at 2:05 o'clock this
morning, lie msde a statement of five
minute*’ duration, and while not mak
ing a confession, said he hoped Hod
would forgive him for sll the harm he
had ever don* Before dark laat night
morbid crowd* hsd assembled In the
vioinlty of the Jail There waa noth
ing to see except the gray walls, and
tba occasional opening of the heavy
door* to admit aome officials, yet they
| lingered la the vicinity, waiting for
L th* tragic event. At midnight the
throng numbered several hundred
The murderer went to th* gallows
1 with a laugh on hi* lip* and went
down with the trap just as he uttered
| the word* lightly: ' her go. Me
farden." 'Idie command was directed
t the chief deputy, I’rlor to the ex
ecution the condemned man main
tained th* nerve which ha* made him
famous. lie took hi* last supper
shortly after I o'clock and ws* sur
rounded by the deputies and the death
1 watches. Just before I he death war
: rant wa* read ifuyward turned to hi*
brother, l)r. Tbaddeus Hayward, and
i said: “You know I am a great be
j liever In spiritualism If I get safely
on tli# other side I will send a mes
■Alfit I/I VfHI '
At 2 o'clock Hayward listened to the
rending of the warrant. Moon after
Mtierilf llolmbcrg entered and the
condemned man said earnestly: “1
want to ask you a last favor. I’lease
let me poll the trap It will save you
lifelong anxiety and will give me
eternal satisfaction,” The sheriff re
plied: '*1 cannot do It, Harry. I
know my du'y ”
On the scaffold Harry made an at
tended statement. He said that to
please the several pastors who had
called upon him he would ssy; “Ood
forgive me for what 1 have done.”
This le looked upon as a confession.
The Iran fell at it: 10 and the wonder
ful vitality of the man was shown by
the fact that he lived for several mo
i ment* after tba trap fall. Ilia neck
was broken
Hayward's swell dinner, the “la* t
supper,” as he profanely espressad it,
was served according to hi* desire
shortly after 10 o'clock, and ba par*
took of It with apparent, relish. Iter,
gather Timothy arrlvud shortly after
—not upon the summons of the con
demned man, but In case that at tha
last, moment a desire should be aa*
pressed by too hitherto unrepentant
man for a spiritual adviser.
During the even log Hayward laughed
and Joked on his approaching es*
ecui.Ion. Aa Cant'in send berg waa
covering tba window* of tb# Jail
looking Into the alley, Harry noticed
him. and shouted:1* That’s rights
block out the gaping c/owd.
There will be visitors after 4
o’clock In the morning. People wish
ing to see me will have to call at the
morgue, as I Intend to change my
?[garters,” and he laughed as he said
t. To the ncwspapei men ha said:
"I would like to see the account of
how this thing came out and about
my actions on the scaffold.” and again
he laughed as If he were going to n
picnic instead of to his death.
December < rug He gun.
WashIMOTON, Dec. 12.—The Decem
ber returns to the statistical division
of the department of agriculture re
late principally to farm prices Decern
her I.
The farm price of eorn averages 26.
cents, against 46.6 cents last year.
'I lie average price of wheat is 63 :
cents per bushel, against 4t* H cents
last year; of rye. 43.7 cents, against
60.6 cents last year; of oats, 20,6 cents,
against cents last year; of Imrley,
3.6.4 cents, against 44 3 cents last year;
of buck wheal, 40.2 cents, against .60.2
cents last year
...A...... .1.0111 4 lass aBoraira i.eica
of hay to be $0.48 per ton, against
|8.3« same date last year. The aver
age price of tobacco Is returned at fl.1
cents, uguinst 1.7 cents last year. The
price of potato#* on the farm la re
ported at 2N.8 cents per bushel, against
86.6 cents last year.
The oouditlon of winter wheat on
December 1, averaged, for the coun
try. HI-4 per cent, against *0 percent
last year and 91.6 per cent in 1*94.
In the principal winter wheat states
the percentages are as follows: Ohio,
74; Michigan. 79; Indiana. sO; Illinois,
79; Missouri, 71; Kansas, sO; Nebraska,
90; i allfornla, 104,
The returns make the acreage of
winter wheat just sown 104.1 fair cent
of Unit harvested In 1*96 '1 hi* esti
mate, which Is preliminary to the com
pleted estimate of June next, there
fore. makes the area sown for the har
vest of 1 »;«>. 44,147 000 acres.
Speaker Heed Vleillu* Stuili (rouble la
(’taels* tb# Sts Msiuber*.
WasHIKUTiiN, Dec, It. —There seem*
to iw ii iHissIbllity now that the com
mittees of the house will be announced
Ibis week and tin house may adjourn
tomorrow unlit Monday
H|*sker Heed has ••*i>«rmreed more
difficulty than was 48 tic I pa tad In
making up the tueiuherchip of the
' eonimUiees. owing to Ills lack of per*
| tonal a*»|ualnlauee with tin* new
1 uu iiitiers, of whom there are lit
from a source oloae to the speaker,
■ the information L given out today
(bat (hr comm liters will probably »••!
Iw aanouaee.l until 'lie latter part of
' nest w»eh, just before the t brlstiuae
hid Ida v reedaa
MrtiMh Mewspsps* Mea I'aakte Is lean
aiaiiatsais 4busi Hsrvstt** (ItsrS
ls(sis*a. (tee It The I'ulted Htalee
i embassy we* besieged early U»-day by
. aewtpaper reporter* eaainu* hi ubteiu
the vie we nf AiMi*a*«sdnr Uarard upoa
1 thedvmeail fur h • itu|wa chase at made
la thv House uf H> prvseutattfee at
Weshingtnu by i urnnsiu 16II Ileal
K liar - II of Massachusetts Alt at*
tea> jit< I** tad use Mr ttaiard w hte
sis It is* ills, a** the matter fa llsd,
while the Urittsh officials alee deeitaad
to mah* mt % tale at* it h*
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■% rRMiaivru uhoikn
<«*• ' €•••:•«* Mi'iitfri la
lr...,iMii I'llurr , Tulal ftvpravlly
' i Halt,./ t*diev„ lit the total deprav
lt> i<t human imltira,” rmmirked an
root aide grocery limit to otic of lilo oua
Ininnra In tha hearing of a Kanaaa
City Htar reporter,
"Well, 1 don't agree with yon," waa
the rcaponaa "Why are you an out of
aorta with all the world?"
"Nothing more nor lea* than thla,"
replied the Irate man, "for Ilia paat
two wei-ka the egg l>ox ha* lasen role
l**d ami we couldn't find nut who dt4
It. Till* morning a young hopeful of
lire came In with an order from hla
motlar While Ailing the order I kept
a do*e watch on tha yomgatnr. in
atepplng hack to the money drawer,
lie thought I waa out of alght ami
dipped three egga Into hi* pocket. I
cattle hack, gave him the dwillge and
package, ami then I atarted home with
the l*#y, I lioneaily thought hla moth*
er aliotihl know Unit her boy waa a
thief and would willingly correct him
\\ hell we reached the iloor Mr*. Jt
met ua, and I alalcd the ttaae *<|uar#Iy
'toil llrtnly. What did that woman do
hut laugh laughed until you could
have heard her a block away,
" 'Well, now.’ ahe an Id, ’ain’t that Jeal
ion cute, Johnny’* been a going with
Oeorgle and I reckon la* lea final It
from him, ’caitae In*’* l**‘*n aelllug
country egg* 'round on the avenue
lately My Johnny* awful amari, lm
■ Vlada in (I waa angry by till* time
explained the gr<*< ryu tan) your hoy la
n tldef and nothing elae, and you
ahouhl whip him or In aotne way make
him otiey tie1 law while In* la young.
" ’Whip my Johnny!* ejaculated the
mother, 'No, *lr; I won't whip the
d. ar, and hi* pa won’t, nuther, < »u»e
.lohuny done broke Ida leg alx month*
ago. No. air, our l*»y’a too annul •» »*•
licked,’ ami with that alio banged the
door In my face I repeal my former
atatemetit to you, I la*lh ve In th to
<h pmvlly of human nature
Hod* il 0«f4*rd, and l»* "r*r#<
K »« <*«lr Three
The piloting hoU»e ronduc cd by'the
monk* of Nauvllh- Moulreull aur-Mer,
In the I'it a d* faint* province . in th#
nort h of Fin nr*, w here the whota w
I he aervtce book* of the l.urihualnn
order, for uae throughout 'be world,
ure printed, la unique. topic* of «heae
work* cannot be pun liiiaed; they are
only laaued to tnemliera of the >rder
'\'\&y hv*i titOfft Im*ji ii# If ill pi'fMiW'llotiJi,
printed on the lineal jaiper, wlthTi I*
hand made, bearing the water-mark
of the order. They tire mad* In an
Mlum, from royal folio to amaller royal
quarto, In red mid Mack 'yi<*. w**"
iiiiiale nnd Initial letter*. The monk*
of tuiM tiiHr
own type and bind ihelr own book*,
and carry out all the different branch
i>a, even to dealgnlng tlielr own lot
iera, wood engraving nnd photo-typo
graphy, The unlveralty prea* of O*
i ford la not only one of the moat ra
i markable printing catubllahnient* In
the world, but alao one of *h* oldeat.
ft naikea Ita own type and It* own
Irik, make* Ita own paper, and ao on.
The fmnoiia Oxford India paper la a
marvel of compreaalon and atreugth,
and the orrret of Ita manufaetur# la
known only to three |**r*ott*. From
, no printing prea* In the world ara ao
mu uy—I,boo,'**' of each—BIMe* and
prayer i*»uka, laaued annually, and
lypea nrr art up In 8 Iff foreign lau
guagea mid dlaleeta.
rxRTKn iiv i t it;aii.
I __,
! A ll«l#-am«heil Weed K*mI» •»
Hflwt*# tAtwmrn.
Not often la a cigar the cauae of an
eatrmigeiaent between lovi-ra. Tbla I*
a true tale, related by the Tobacco
i Leaf. At one of the college* of irnialr
i In the Weal a phyahinn waa called In
I to preacrlhe for one of the pupil* A*
’ In- wa* leaving, another pupil begged
for the halfbunit cigar he held. With
a laugh and Jeal he gave It to her. Him
! laid It In a conaplcuou* place on th*
i parlor mantel. After a while the lover
culled. A* *he had Intended, he no
ticed the half burnt cigar, and ln*tnntly
concluded that tli<- other man tnuat he
on a very familiar footing to bring III*
weed haif *moked Into the lady’* prea
ence. Ilia call waa brief, and he never
returned When the thoughttea* girl
realized that he had taken her Joke ao
i acrlottaly aim wrote nun. inning
liow It happened. Mat the young nmn
I wile vo* the letter n rune to cover co
quetry, and fleelnre* he never again
w III aeek her company.
Varied l lliuale* In Mouth America
.V Philadelphian recently ret Mined
front an extended tour of South Amer
hn tella an tillered lug atory of the
queer climatic condition* prevailing In
certain parla of the lower half of the
continent. "Of eoiiree, It la pretty well
known," anya he, “that While the pen
pie north of the equator are autrering
ihe rigor* of winter, flume people llv
liig aoiith of Hull Imaginary hue r\ ■ In
the mliiwt of atiinnier, and vice veraa
Tlila rule .however. *o fill an South
America la concerned, nppltc* only to
the cooal. for In the niouuinltta of itn>
interior a peculiar eondltiou of it naira
evlala. i p la the Andea the mitUen
are in the inldal of winter when told
ai'iiiiner prevail* on the cnaat, and
M licit wilder leucliea Itie laoial It la
aitnuiier In the nMuiutalna. <tf c.mrae
nellher the cenal nor inotliitnlu winter
la very aevero] loll llie dl»lllM-l|nii he
IWeell Ihe two acttaoll* la dnr'd.-dli
marked H I* a vary remark"Me eli
Ilia tie lamdll hm.“ I'lillildellil.l" dec
Sra t -■■ „f Ikr llliwinrM
, A am,ill law lia* i|la*‘over»N| a n.*w
loaiut) of Ihe ••haulier that ha* here
j to fore gone Ultaeeii I lad) I'lcvclt-O
waa riding »ui Third •inei iIm’ other
day. Had In ihe Me• mer i d'lan*. pr*>
vekiiig »one <aiimueiil iinnuig (lie |W*»
| ar* h). Ind ever) 1**1) hi loaning wa*
j pamlyaed when alw (*•**•-,I a cuiptn
1 itf *mall i«o • and <*w nl lltelll ev
claimed "tha* whin' wioddlil them
tie tine thing* m »<cnl aptdiai in ' \ u
! ,ntiU Jual clinch Vim i n la III aide*
j and carry away a t*“ k in each leg'*
t.Hill*, tile t '• on mere la I
4 P*flla«»l 4*nll«
•ihi yuu think.'* the a*»drlng young
ikemail eagerly Inqnlnd, ’‘that I ••an
ii»er Imwinr a great aelreae
“I den i knew ‘ eplteil the nuinagev,
• tkeughtrnlh II lie le iiHtr ilieaeiaak