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NKWS OF NEBRASKA
SUCCINCT SUMMARY OF A
Mat Important Happr nine nf the Pt
even Daya ntXttlf Mentioned All Tot
tea f the Stat Corf veil A Tlmroufli
Meaiitne of Ncliruika Netra.
Wednesday. Oelooor 11.
Dorr ltralnard of Tamora accident
ally allot a bU fnim n target rifllc
through t liia foot. The wound is not
The liurlinitlon reports the flterm
much tho Butno over Its entire system.
Trains woro unusually delnycil by tlio
bad weather and heavy trafllo and
"double headers" on all roodu were the
An address Riven by Chancellor Mc
Lean at tho annual nicoliiifr of the
Nebraska state teachers' association
lion just cotno out in pamphlet form.
Tho address was printed nt tho request
or tho board of regent. The subject
of the address Is "The Next Stage In
tho Educational Dcrclopmcut cf Ne
braska." A man rushed Into PolwoskyVi store,
1120 0 street, Lincoln, yesterday af
ternoon, grabbed a box of gold spec
tacles valued at 814, and rushed out
again without so much as saying
"Good day," "Thank you,"or anything
ebto to tho young lady clerk, who was
in tho storo at tho time: The police
were notified of tho theft.
Thumlay, October 30
Rev. Mr. Youtzy of Fremont has de
rided to enter evangelical work and
has resigned as pastor of tho Christian
It Is feared that the reported failure
of the First National bank of Ncllgh
will prove more serious than was at
first thought. It is hoped that the
depositors will bo paid In full, but it
is by no means certain from all the in
formation that can be obtained.
Frank Galbrath of Oinuhn, ex-col-lector
of Internal revenue, who had
hl right arm crushed by falling under
a train at Columbus, is resting euslly.
It was found that amputation was
necessary in order to relievo the pain,
and tho arm wus taken off ut tho el
bow. Frank Haw llns, proprietor of a liv
ery stable on South Thirteenth street,
Lincoln, notified tho pollco that two
women camo to his stablo Sunday aft
ernoon and hired a horso and carriage,
saying that they wanted to drlvo to
Bennett They said they would re
turn tho horso and carriage the next
day. Without asking their names the
stable keeper lot them huvo tho rig
ad tho couple drovo sway. They have
net yet returned, aud Ilawllus thinks
they have stolen tho outfit.
Frliiny, October 91.
irpirrsigrior Forugrlni. It Is said sliu
contemplates marrying a Chicago man.
Private Comodor Christy of company
!), Second regiment, died In Emiinucl
hospital nt Omuliu of typhoid fever.
Frank Bccdy, a young man who has
been employed for several years by
Henry Ncltman at Beatrice, is under
arrest charged with theft of money
and checks to tho amount of about
tUOO.Thc boy's mother Is prostrated by
Governor Uolcomb has honored a
requisition from Kansas for tho ar
rest of Mortlmar Iteemer who Is want
ed in Kansas City for tho larceny of
goods from the dwelling of S. .1. Her
rick. The value of tho goods is SI I.
Ilcemcr is tinder arrest nt Norfolk.
A Chicago wholesale house tele
graphed its attorney in Itrown county
to. attach property of n merchant to
tho amount of u claim for 871)0. Tho
message was forwarded with the fig
ures spelled out as usual, but tho omis
sion of the letter "b" from tho word
"seven" made it read "even hundred
niucty dollars." Tho attorney at
tached property to the extent of "oven
huadrod nlnoty dollars.' Other cred
itors of tho morehant also uttached
property and when tho error in tho
raessago was discovered tho "oven hun
dred and ninety dollar" lawyer was
left holding tho saclc. All tho proper
ty bail been gobbled up and ho was
unable to got anything moro In satis
faction of his claim. The supremo
rourt held tho other day that tho tele
graph company was liable for errors
in transmission of messages, notwith
standing u printed agreement to the
contrary ou tho back of its printed
blanks, and tho telegraph company
was held liablo for 8000.
Saturday, October 83.
Adjutant General Harry has been
appointed paymaster by Governor Hoi
comb, and has bcon instructed to pay
tho members of tho national guard
wha werorojocted by tho United States
L. P. Olltptit, a Denver capitalist,
haaboea communicating with both
tho county and city officials of Colum
bus regarding tho locating of works
for tho manufacture of iron bridges.
Although no definite arrangements
have yet been made it is believed that
with proper encouragement they may
be iaducod to locate there.
The corrooted list of members of thu
first regiment who havo died nt Ma
nila has been mudo out by General
Barry, and is ob nearly complete as in
information at hand will allow. Bo
idoo W. P. Lewis tho mortality has
been as follows: William J. Evans
(not Vans), con pany C, Beatrice; Uu
phtiel 0. Mnhor (not Itoyco Mnhcr)
company K; Vjrino Amlorson, Vul-
aratso: wans"' -lmio (not Walter M.
out nevvikner (not Hor-
frnrjc, Vfffpnny F; H. B.
Tk; John Black,
Appety Millorton, Pa.;
May Eaton of Lincoln took IB ccnta
worth of morphlno with suicidal in
tent bnt a physician yanked her back
to earth by liberal doscB of antidote.
Bandar. October 33.
Arrangements uro being nindo to
permit all tho poor people, whoso
means would not allow them to see tho
exposition heretofore, to see it on Oma
ha day. Tho matter Is in tho hands of
the Douglas county charity authorities.
An old man named Martin Lulr was
run over by tho engine kept at Oer
mantown to help trains over tho hill,
and so badly Injured that ho died on
hour later. ' Ho was picking up coal
nacr tho llurllngton depot, and being
hard of hearing nnd having dcfectlvo
eyesight, did not noilco tho engtno
when it camo along.
The body of a man who has been
working on the railroad at Kearney
for some time past, nnd who gavo his
name as Charles Foley, was found
terribly bruised and mangled on tho
track near Hilda, four miles cast of
here. Just how he came to his death
is not yet definitely known, but it is
reported that ho is trying to Bteal n
rldo on a freight train aud that ho wai
thrown off by a brakeman.
Tho near nnnroach of tho olose ol
the exposition has developed a senti
ment in favor of Its contlnuanco nt
least for a short period of three months
next summer. This sentiment is not
now, although it is just finding expres
sion. There aro many who believe
that tho success achieved this year and
tho wldo publicity attained would in
sure on unprecedented success next
year, while the expense Incurred would
bo comparatively blight,
A farm houso near Bee, occupied by
a family named McMillen, together
with the contents, wns burned. Thero
was no one at homo except tho .two
McMillen women and their llttlo chil
dren, who barely escarcd with their
lives. They wcro sleeping up Btnlrs,
and ono of them escaped through a
window, leaving her baby behind. The
other ono ran down stairs with hor
baby, and when she saw that tho other
one had loft her baby up stairs she
ran back and got it, but both woro
quite badly burned before she escaped
from tbo building.
Monday, October 21.
At Omaha John L. Melchcrt, former
ly of Lincoln, where ho was moro gen
erally known as Johnnie Wohlcnberg,
shot and instantly killed himself, af
ter first having shot and fatally wound
ed a young woman named Lillian Mor
ris, with whom ho hod been keeping
company. Tlio tragedy wns awiui in
Us details. Molehert and the young
woman presented themselves at F. A.
Itlnehart's photograph gallery, 1520
Douglas street, whither thoy went to
havo a picture of tho young woman
taken. They wcro directed to tho
dressing room. Shortly after thoy en
tarntXSby rnrtro olr,I0nr"b,lcYs"In, close
succession, lllnchart ami his assist
ants rushed into tho room and en
countered a ghastly spectacle. In ono
corner of the small apartment lay the
young woman with hor body upon the
lloor and her head resting upon tho
top of a small gas stove and against
thu wooden partition wall. In the op
posite corner lay tho lifeless body of
John Mclchert Miss Morris died nt
thu hospital, to which slio was taken
immediately after tho occurrence. It
appears that Mclchert fired thrco shots,
one of which was into his own brain.
One of the other shots took effect
in Miss Morris' head, whilu tho third
ponctruted three wooden partitions in
the studio. Tho weapon was of 39
TueMlay, October 21.
Why isn't tho doctor who is always
taking somebody off a funny fellow?
Tho Second Nebraska regiment wns
mustered out at Omaha Monday. It
required nearly 8100,000 to pay tho
Drucllla A. Stoddard has sued tho
city of Lincoln for 810,500 for a broken
nrm sustained by reason of defoetlvo
sldovvalks. Tho accident happened
Juno CO, 180S.
Tho university of Nebraska cut a
notch in tho championship of tho
Western intercollegiate football league
nt Columbus, Mo., Monday. Her ath
letes scored forty-seven points against
their Missouri rivals, and gavo tho de
fenders of the gold and black but a
single touchdown in return. For just
ten minutes after play commenced
Missouri figured as a factor in thu
James D. Gago, assistant adjutant
general of tho Nebraska G. A. It., has
accepted tho trust Imposed in him nnd
will take up tho work of organizing
committees nt every homo station of
eompanios In tho First and Third Ne
braska regiments with a vtow to for
warding a Christmas donation to each
soldier. General Gago said that he
would arrange to havo packages trans
ported In tlmo to reach tho soldiers by
Christmas. Ho will boglu tho work at
once because tho First regiment is so
far away that there is no tlmo to lose
if the regiment Is to bo reached by
Christmas. For this reason tho First
regiment will be looked after first.
Donations for tho boys at Manila must
bo ready for shipment by November 1.
Word was recently brought to Dc
Wltt that William Clalborno, a high
ly respected farmer living near there,
hud bunged himself to a treo near his
homo. Ho had lwen suffering from a
complication of diseases. Ho wns six
ty j'cara old aud comfortably fixed.
Mrs. Nelllo Oilman Bass of South
Omaha has socured from J ml go Scott
a temporary order restraining hor hus
band, Murk L, Bass, from speaking to
her, following her or doing her per
sonul injury ponding termination of
hor dlvorco ease, which ha has been
endeavoring to frighten hor into withdrawing.
THE BED CLOUD CHIEF.
INFORMATION FROM ALL
PARTS OF THE WORLD.
Kvent of Vara Than rantnjr Interest
SThlob Have Trantplred Since the War
Ended Faaca rrofreas and Movement
of Array, Navy, aad Departments.
Wednesday, October ID.
Floods in Japan have damaged crops
to a great extent aud many dives havo
Reports from Fort 8111, O. T.. are to
tho effect that tho Comancho Indiana
aro becoming roatlcss bocauso of Irreg
A. J. Hohlcdcr, n pioneer of tho
Black Hills, was oun over by cars at
Sheridan, Wyo., and killed. His homo
Is in Dead wood.
The flan Francisco Evening Post is
authority for tho statement that Hear
Admiral Dewey will nrrlvo in tho
United States December 0, on tho City
Tho coroner at Toledo, O., finds
Lessees Paddock, Hoduo & Co. respon
sible for tho Union elevator flro of
September 20, in which fourteen per
bons lost their lives.
Owing to nn oversight in not having
tho propor jurat of tho notary public
on tho certificate tho Chicago plat
form democrats in Now York can not
get their nominees on tho ballot.
Advices from Trinidad, province of
Sauta Clara, tell of damuges caused by
recent storm. Many houses wcro
Bwcpt away, eight pcoplo killed and
many cattle drowned.
It is said that tho Chlcogo-Virden
Coal company proposes to proccod
against Governor Tanner, and soctiro
an injunction restraining him from In
terfering with the oioration of their
At noon yesterday tho flog of tho
United States was raised in Porto
P.lco, and that island becumo an Amor
lean possession. It is thought the
600,000 subjects will havo American
citizonship conferred upon them by an
act oi congress.
Fifteen Italian anarchists havo been
arrested at Alexandria, Egypt, charged
with conspiracy to assassinate Em
peror William of Germany on tho
occasion of his visit to Jerusalem. It
Is also believed they contemplated tho
death of King Humbert of Italy.
Thursday, October SO.
It is rumored that LI Hung Chang
and tho dowager empress of China
havo been secretly married.
Tho pcaco jublleo parado in Chicago
was an immense uuulr, and wus re
viowed by the president.
Tho Pillager Indians, wanted for
selling whisky, aro surrendering them
selves to tho united States marshal.
Patsy Uogan, cx-pngilist, shot and
killed his wife at their homo in San
Francisco. Ho then stubbed himself
but will recover.
England and France nro preparing
for war ovor Fashoda, bnt conserva
tive papers bellovo war will not ensue,
nraw'ita force from'lho disputed terri
tory. Tho navy department says Admiral
Dowoy has not requested leavo of ab
sence, and it docs not, therefore, be
llovo lie will nrrlvo in tho United
States on December 0, as before men
tioned. The war department has given out
tho official denial that Colonel Win, J.
Bryan of tho Third Nebraska has been
refused leavo of absence. Tho depart
ment says Colonel Bryan has asked no
indulgcnco of tho department, conse
quently none hns been refused him.
Friday, October 21
Tho foreign npplo crop is short.
Advices from tho Klondike say thrco
Muall pox cases exist nt Dawjon. '
Tho fighting blood of tho Chippowa
Indians Is not yet cooled aud another
outbreak is feared.
A new treo disease has attacked tho
pcuch orchards of Michigan and is
fast destroying tho trees.
Tho French court of cessation will
tnko up tho Dreyfus case next wwlt
and a revision will most likely bo
A Paris evening paper announces
that Captaiu Dreyfus is already in
Paris, and is confined in a fortress to
which ho was secretly brought.
.Too Ott wns hanged at Granite Falls,
Minn., for tho murder of his wife. Ho
made a statement from tho gallows,
oxprcssing sorrow for tho crime.
An explosion occurred on tho tor
pedo boat Davis on Its trial trip at As
toria, O.-cgon, and seven men wero
scalded so badly they died from tho
effects. Tho Davis was not material
Superintendent Lukens of tbo Chicago-
Vlrden Coal company's mine nt
Vlrdon, 111., was released from custody
and escorted to tho train by a heavy
guard. Ho went to Strcater, 111.
It Is reported that a movement Is on
foot in Georgia to raiso n regimen b
from among tho two Georgia regi
ments soon to bo mustered ont, tho
new regiment to tnko tho place rf tbo
Third Nobraska, thus relieving Oolo-
noi uryau. it is saia wio military au
thorities rccclvo tho suggostiom with
Saturday, October SB.
Tho steamer Henry Cliisholu went
on tho rocks of IbIo Uoyulo, Ont. Tho
crew escaped. -
Secretary of tho Navy Long ha ap
proved tho finding of tho court mar
tial in the Chaplain Mclntyro case.
The new Japanese- minister to tho
United States is named M. Jutaro
Komura. Mr. Komura studied law at
Tho United States will take posses
sion of Porto Rico tomorrow. By then
most of the Spanish ofilcials and troops
will havo doparted for Spain.
General Bacon, who is in command
of tho troops engaging tbo Indians in
Minnesota, says tlio Indians need a
good sound thrashing, and that thoy
won't bo peaceabio until thoy nro
Private Charles Kcnn of tho Twenty
second Missouri volunteers, who shot
aud killed Knssell, Mic negro whom ho
found with Mrs. Komi when ho wont
homo on u furlough, was accqulttcd by
tho coroner's jury after n ten minutes'
Tho Taris pcaco commissioners are
till far from an agreement. The Cu
ban debt scorns to bo tho log in tho
way of progress.
The Paris exposition managers havo
accecdcd to Commissioner Peck's re
quest for more space. Tho United
(States wlU have 203,000 square feet of
Eliza Burrill, wlfo of a well-to-do
mechanic of Toronto, Canada, stran
gled her threo children to death. She
said she did not want them to grow up
wicked. Bho was evidently demented.
Sunday, October 23,
Tlio First National bank of Lisbon
O., has failed.
Ilnssla, it is said, will advise Franc
to yield to Great Britain.
Capt. A. M. Wcathcrlll, U.S.A. horo
of Santiago, is doad at Washington.
The annual exhibition of tho society
of western artists has begun at De
troit. Eight now yollow fever cases nro re
ported from Jackson, Miss,, but the
scare is over.
King Winter has set in in tho Klon
dike, according to reports of miners
arriving at Vancouver.
At Onklank, California, one of the
houses of the Judson Dynamite works
blew up, killing two men.
Advices from Clcnfucgos nnd Pinar
del Klo indicate intense ill feeling be
tween Cubans and Spaniards.
General Miles is back at his desk in
armv hcadnuarters. aud is cniraired in
tho details of tbo plan or gurnsoning
Yellow fovor germs in tho south nro
rapidly disappearing, owing to tho
frosts that havo appeared in tho af
John Sinclair Thomas, who went to
Chicago from Kansas City with a for
tnno of 8300,000 a year ago, declares
himself a bankrupt with liabilities of
Tho postofflco department has or
dered tho establishment of a military
posted! cc station at Cavitc.ucar Manila.
It will bo known us military station
No. 3, of the San Francisco postofllce.
At Dcs Moines, In., tho big brick
block of Perkins and Brlnsmald, four
stories high, and filled with costly do
mestlo and imported china aud glass
ware, burned to tho ground. Tho loss
was about 8100,000.
Tho postofflco department has
warned postofllce employes not to pay
assessments for cnmpalgu purposes.
Tho department says tho employes
aro under no obligation to do so, and
their situations will not bo lost to
them if they refuse to pay assess
Monday, October 24.
The emperor of China is suffering
from an incurablo kidney disease.
Peaco jubilee week in Philadelphia
will cap the climax of tho presidential
tour. It begins this morning.
Tlio Spanish pence commission has
proposed a compromise in the inattct
of tho Cuban debt. The details arc
not made public.
Cap Anson lias been offered tho man
OKCiucnt of the Philadelphia baseball
will accept or not.
Franco Is said to bo determined to
stand her ground in the Fashoda mat
ter. Both England and Franco aro
hurryiug wur preparations.
Seventeen Indians, armed with Win
chester rifles, have gone out to bring
in the chief plotter in tlio Leech lake
tragedy, Chief Bug-Ah-Ma-Oe-Shlg.
A tcrriblo raco war is on in Missis
sippi. It came about through uu at
tempt of white men to lynch a negro
named Bill Burko for assuulting a
white man. The scene is near Harp
crsvlllo. About fifty negros aro with
Burko determined to prevent bis ar
rest. The whites aro gathering in
force. The first trouble nroso when a
sheriff's posse was ambushed nnd one
deputy was killed and threo wounded.
Nino negros aro reported to havo been
killed. Governor MoLauriu lias gono
to tho scone.
Tueeduy, October 80.
General Corrca, Spanish minister of
war, has resigned.
Uobson reached Boston yesterday on
his way to Philadelphia to attend tho
Bear Admiral Schley sends word
from Porto Ilico thut evacuation is now
Tlio result of tho raco war near Harp
ersvlllc, Miss., so far is eleven dead
negroes und ono white man.
Franco and England havo como to a
.sober second thought und concessions
oi a mutual character aro likely.
Tho striking miners at Pana, 111.,
aro buoyunt with hope. Affairs uro
taking a turn favorable to them.
John Anderson, a Swedo 1 vlng in
Marshall township, near Austin, Minn,,
murdered his wife during a quarrel.
Tlio authorities at Vienna nro tak
extraordinarily drastic measures to
prevent the spread of tlio bubonic
Tho Third Nebraska regiment has
gono to Savuuuah. Ool. Bryan is at
tho DuSoto hotel in Savannah, ill with
a mild typo of fover.
Major-General Mcrritt and Miss
Laura Williams of Chicago wero mar
ried in tho brldo's apartments at tho
Savoy hotel, London, England.
Tho United States supreme court has
decided the joint trafilo association
railroad caso in favor of the United
States. Tho court declares tho associ
ation is a trust.
Tho decision of tho superior judges
of California in tho Mrs. Botkla habe
as corpus caso is that slio cannot bo
taken to Delowaro to bo tried for mur
der. It is oven doubted if slio can bo
tried for tbo crlmo of seudlug poisoned
candy to tho Dunnings.
Loslio Cnroott, aged twelve years,
while caring for a broncho, was kicked
by tho animal and his leg was broken
near tho hip. Tho break is a bad ouc.
II. O. Boatty, sscrotary of tho Oma
ha Business Men's association, is send
ing out notices of n meeting held in
Omaha ut which which representatives
of different retail associations of tho
state woro in attendance when matters
wcro discussed pertaining to uu organ
ized effort at tho next session of tlio
legislature agalnbt department stores
and catalogue house.-!, llopresenta
tlves from many rctaileri associations
l were present.
MERRITT REPORTS 10,000
INSTEAD OF 67,000.
Half a Doiea Ileglaiants to Com Uome
Beoa ta Recuperate aad Their Place
to Be rilled by Freeh Troopi From the
Wet -Lateet Advice From Manila.
WA8HI50TOW, Oct 22 Tho latest
advices from Manila have strengthened
the ofilcials of tho war department in
their decision not to withdraw any of
tha troops now in tho Philippines. On
tho contrary it is possible that addi
tional regiments will be sent to Manila
from San Francisco on transports,
which havo recently arrived thero.
In time it will bs necessary to
order homo possibly half a dozen
of the regiments now at Manila
In order to givo tho aoldicra who
havo been in a chance to recuperate.
Anticipating that this may bo neces
sary in tho early winter, tho authori
ties aro preparing to havo their places
Oiled by fresh troops from the West.
Tho authorities desiro to havo Major
General Otis' command so strong and
well equipped that the mere display of
force will havo a deterrent effect on
Any plans of tho insurgents to rebol
against American authority. Many in-
Jlgultlci committed by the insur
gents havo been reported to tho War
department by General Otis and ho
hns been instructed to use every means
to protect life and property and to end
For somo tlmo Agulnaldo has Imag
ined his forces strong enough to drlvo
the Spanish and Americans, should he
o decide, into the bos. Tlio fact re
mains that the rebels wcro not strong
enough to capture Manila, and would
havo been annihilated in attacking the
suburbs had not Dowoy destroyed tho
Spanish fleet. In tho mlddlo of Sep
tember Agulnaldo said that ho had
87,000 insurgents armed with rifles and
could raise 100,003 men if necessary.
This was undoubtedly puro bombast,
as General Mcrritt hnB lately reported
to tho war department that the total
number of rebels armed with rlilcs did
not exceed 10,000.
At this tlmo Aguanlldo was at tho
height of hJB power. Since then he has
lost so much of his support that it may
be doubtful if ho could induce many of
his men to attack tho Americans. Tha
congress at Malalos saw the decline of
tho dictator, for tho questions dis
cussed split tho delegation Into many
factions. Agulnaldo attempted to
force his ideas of independence on the
dtlegatcs, but they would not havo it,
fully two-thirds being for annexation,
a sentiment that bos rapidly grown
since tho meeting.
EXPANSION FOR CARNEGIE
Oppod to America Mixing
Cp In Kn-
ai&rr -rvnn, uvt. ao JLJUatv Cnr-
legle, just back from Europe, said in
n interview: "If tho United States
is going to undertake tho government
of the Philippines and go in for cxpan
lion throughout tho world, putting her
hand in the hornets' rfest of European
rivalry, thora can bo no prosperous
business. Wo shall bo subject to war
and war's alarms.
"Business ia the child of security
and peace. Tho entrance of the United
States as a new power in tho far East
will sot every ono of tho present
powers to a study of tho question from
k now standpoint. Wo shall be com
pelled to lncrcaso our navy. Wo must
pay a largo standing army, and thoro
Is neither rest nor security for
as. Before the American people comes
now tho most serious issue since tho
issues of indcpcndcnco and secession.
A false step now uud tho future of the
republic will, in my opinion, be seri
ously impaired and its industrial ca
"You do not think that territorial
expansion will bring expansion in
"No, not by any means. Tho devel
opment of ono stata in tho Union in
peaco and security will outweigh all
tho Increase of profit we can get from
foreign trad in any of tho worthless
possessions which wa can attempt
now to take. Tho Philippines
have a certain trado which cannot bo
greatly increased. Tho wants of tho
people are few; barbarians aro not cus
tomers', civilized pcoplo aro consumers
of our products."
GAGE CAN REJECT BONDS.
1 Court Deelde Affalnit Bidden Yflioie
Offer Were Thrown Oat
Washisqton, Oct 22. Judgo Cox,
In the district Supreme court to-day
dccldod tho cases of Gcorgo B. Wight
man nud of William II. Wharton
againt Secretary Gage, in favor of
tho secrotary of the treasury. One
suit sought an injunction and tho
other a mandamus, tho basis of com
plaint in each being tho rejection by
tho secretary of tho treasury of bids
Buqmittcd for the recent war loan.
Secretary Garo rejected tho bids, bo
lieving the Udder really represented
certala institutions. Judgo Cox held
that under the act of Congress the sec
retary had discretion in the award of
tho bonds and that the Intent of Con
great waa that they ahould go to IndL
vlduala to the exclusion of banks and
thawed Dynamite and Threa Are Dead.
Doxvth, Minn-, Oct 22. Threo men
were killed hero to-day by an explos
ion of dynamite. They aro Uonry
Soherf of Saulte Ste. Marie and John
Stevenson and Michael Vail of Duluth.
They were working upon a bcow upon
the government canal. Schcrf, the
diver, was thawlnd dynamite over u
Colombia, S. C, Oct 23. Colonel
Joseph It Austin, First South Carolina
volunteer infantry, died today at
Vorkvllle, a C, while awaiting orders
prior to mustering out
LONDON ASKED TOBE CALM,
Trafaljar Pay May Add rncl to tha Fo
London, Oct 22. The London morn
ing papers havo cooled down to an ex
ceedingly cautious and conservative
tone in dealing with tho Fashoda ques
tion, apparently realizing that the
public on both tides of tho channel is
heated to the danger point Thoro is
a marked effort to avoid nn offensive
tone. The Times says:
"Sir Michael Hicks-Beach has gone
somo way to persuade our neighbors
that we really mean what wo say. The
time has come when it is absolutely
nco;ssary to dispel French dreams on
this subject, unless very dangerous
consequences nro to result, but tho
chancellor of the exchequer might havo
performed tho operation mora dex
terously." Tho Dally News, which voices tho
general feeling says: "The country is
determined to maintain its rights, but
there is no occasion to provoke our op
ponents or to add fuel to tbo contro
The Trafalgar celebration, falling
to-day, is a particularly unfortunate
coincidence and may havo just the ef
fect of adding the fuel which the Dally
Exceptional interest was taken in
the celebration. This is tho ninety
third anniversary of tho victory of
Trafalgar. Tho Nelson column ou
Trafalgar square was profusely decor
ated and entwined with a spiral chain
of laurel leaves, while laurel festoons
hung from each corner of tho capital
to tho lions. The base was covered
with anchors, wreaths, flags and ever
greens, with a background of crimson
cloth. Thero wcro floral Bhields in
each corner, inscribed with Nelson's
great Victoria, "St. Vincent," "Camp-
erdown," "The Kilo" and "Trafalgar."
The morning was Bhowcry and
misty, but many hundreds of pcoplo
wcro present to cheer tho hoisting of
the Uuion Jack on tho top of tho ped
estal at 8 o'clock.
At 1'ortsmouth the masts of tho old
time lino of battlo ship Victory, Nel
son's flagship at Trafalgar, tho vessel
on which ho was killed, wero hung
with garlands and laurels. Tho prin
cipal towns colcbrated tho day by
hoisting tho Union Jack on all thu
Paiiis, Oct. 21. Major Marchand's
report, telegraphed from Cairo, was
received during the night It docs not
mention the arrival at Fashoda of Gen
eral Kitchener, and only gives an ac
count of tho incidents of the expedi
tion, with an elaborate description of
tho route followed, tho places occu
pied, the manner of occupation, tho
raising of tho flag, the forco left at
each point nnd tho treaties of submis
sion concluded with the tribes, in addi
tion to referring to an encounter with
It is believed in certain quarters that
Oaptntn Unrulier ia tho bearer of a
verbal report which tho French au
thorities wcro not willing to trust
upon the British telegraph lines.
The report goes only as far as tho
beginning of September, and says that
August 20 tho supplies of tho party
were abundant Tho reason for the
omission of any mention of tho arrival
of General Kitchener at Fashoda is
said to bo tho fact that the report of
Major Marchand was not ready when
Captain Baratier left Fashoda.
KILLED ON TRIAL TRIP.
Seven IllaoJAcketa Meet Death an a Now
Torpedo Iloat In Oregon.
AsTOitiA, Ore., Oct 22. The torpedo
boat Davis, which started on its of
ficial trial trip yesterday, was disabled
by the bursting of a number of bolter
tubes. Eight of tho crew wcro badly
scalded nnd seven of them died soon
after reaching here. The dead are:
0. McNceley, P. Lulthle, 11. Woods, W.
Woods, B. Ryan, A. Johnson, A. Buohl.
Lulthle was a coal passer and Woods
superintendent of tho boiler room.
Tho others wero firemen. Tho acci
dent occurred in tho Columbia river
about twenty miles above this city.
Tho nature of tho explosion has not
yet been made known, as an examina
tion of the boilers will bo required to
determine exactly what portion of tho
Tho beat theory obtainable is that
some of tho tubes in tho forward boiler
exploded owing to a derangement of
the automatic water gauge, which per
mitted tho water to get too low. Ex
cptlng for tho havoo naturally
wrought in tho boiler room, tho boat
The Davis carried forty-ono men all
told. Sho waa ono of two torpedo
boats recently built by Wolff &. Zwick
er at Portland, nnd was soon to have
gone into commission.
At tho tlmo of tho accident tho boat
Was in charge of thooflhial trial board.
Tho officers declined to make any stato
ment as to the aauso of tho accident
Simple Statement of Facta.
Washington, Oct. 22. Tho roporl
of the Walnwrlght board, convened
for tho purposo of determining tho po
sitions and courses of the ships en
gaged iu tho action at Santiago July 3,
was made public yesterday. It simply
gives the positions of tho various ships
engaged at frequent Intervals. It does
not attempt to say to whom tho credit
for tho victory was duo.
Santa Fa Land Office Abolished.
TorKKA, Kan., Oct. 42. John E.
Frost, land commissioner of the Atch
ison, Topoha & Santa Fo railway, haa
resigned his office. Tlio ofilco will bo
abolished aud the company's land brur
iness wlil ha handled by a new com
pany, to bo organized at onco, indc
pendeut of tho railroad.
Weraen Norma entitled to Commutation.
Washington, Oct. 22 Tlio Wur de
partment has issued orders to allow
womeu siirsea, when granted leave oi
absence, ttaatnutatton rations at tb
rate of twenty-five cents a day.
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