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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 23, 1901)
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A M RUMS WILD
Motorman Loses Control of Trol
ley Car at Chicago.
COLLIDES WITH A PASSENGER TRAIN
Five I'eople Killed Outright mill
In J tired More or I,e Heterely-
Uilon Conies Without Warning
ml No Cloture for i:cnpc.
A Chicago dlspach says: Uy the col
lision of a trolley ear nn the Forty
seventh street liiu with n rapidly mov
ing passenger train on the Pennsyl
vtnla road live people were killed and
ten Injured. Thu dead: Frederick
O. Edwards, Uarlett Sutellfr, Ida It.
Osier, Willis liomun, unidentified wo
man. The injured: r.nther Jackson,
Mary O-Malley, Kate Greenfield, Mar
ian Hranard, James Gllletc, V. J. Ful'
ton, Margaret Ihvyer, .Mrs. Llzio
Coale, Dr. Clarissa IHglow, .1. llrod
witz. The accident occurred at Forty
seventh street and Stewart avenue,
where a large number of railroad traeks
run mirth and south at the street
level and across the street ear line runs
at right angles. It is the custom of
the conductors to run ahead of their
cars and .standing up the tracks to sig
nal the motorman to advance or re
main stationary. The ear which was
tilled with passcnirers. came nn to the
tracks at night from the west The
gates across the street ear line were
down, as a passenger train was moving
Whether the motorman, Willis How
man, wa unable to control his ear or
whether he became confused ami
turned on the current is a matter of
doubt. The ear paused a moment as
it approached the tracks, but before
Conductor Fulton could alight to run
ahead of the ear. according to the.
usual custom, there came a violent
lurch, the ear shot forward, passed
rapidly across the two Intervening
tracks and crashed heavily into the
The ear was caught up, whirled
around, turned bottomslde np and car
ried fifty feet south of the crossing.
None of the passengers had the slight
est warning of the accident and had no
chancu whatever to escape.
The noise of the collision and the
screams of the passengers pinned down
in the wreckage quickly brought a
large erowd to the scene nml ambu
lances and patrol wagons were soon on
hand. The car was so badly sm.'.shcd
that it took but a short time to remove
the dead and dying.
Motorman liowman, upon whom the
responsibility of the collision rests,
was unconscious when taken out. He
rallied slightly several times but could
not give any account of the accident.
Towerman Albert Haas of the rail
road declared that he saw llowman
tugging nt the brakes and heard him
shout that be could not stop the car.
CUPID BUSY IN MID OCEAN
Sixty Teacher l.'n Itouto to tliu I'hlllp
plne (Set Married.
A dispatch from Carbondale, 111. says
that among'the four hundred teachers
who sailed on the transport Thomas
from San Francisco to Manila, sixty,
on reaching Honolulu, were married.
The Jeachers had been chosen from the
many normal universities or tne coun
try, and were all strangers to each
other. Their acquaintanceship and
courtship extended over a period of
less than ten days. The captain of the
Thomus refused to permit their wed
dings while en route, and the thirty
pairs, upon the arrival of the transport
at Honolulu, sought out a clergyman
and were all married. The informa
tion leached Carbondale in a letter
from one of the men appointed from
the normal university there.
Man Killed liy Home.
AtOcnevn, Neb., Etnil Kohlcr's big
farm-team ran down Court street and
ran into the fine buggy team belong
ing to I. .1. (Jntchess, turning the bug
gy over and throwing out Mr. and Mrs.
Gutchess nnd two children, fortunate
ly injuring no one, wrecking the buggy
and disemboweling one of Mr. Gutchess'
tine inures. In the mix-up in getting
the horses out of the wreck Mr. Kohl
w wtib kicked by one of the horses and
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Mtratnn liny Machinery.
XV. S. Stratton has just placed an
order for 840,00(1 worth of electrical
machinery with which to extend the
" suburban system of his Colorado
Springs tramway line. He will also
build nntl equip a lurge power house
for which the general electric com
pany was given the contract.
Wulderee In OptluiUtlc.
The Echo do Paris publishes an al
leged Interview with Count Von Wal
dersee in the. course of which ho high
ly praised the Fiench soldiers nnd ex
pressed a belief that war Initween
France and Germany was an impossi
KecoverliiE from tlm Ntnriu.
The Louisville X. Nashville railroad,
which was badly damaged letween
Mobile and New Orleans by the (Julf
storm, has been put in condition. The
first train from New Orleans arrived in
Mobile last Sunday. Telegraphic com
munication with New Orleans was ob
tained Sunday for the first time since
the storm. Information Sunday from
the American steamer Kvelyn, ashore
on the south coast near the entrance
to Pcnsacola harbor, Is to the e fleet
that she lies In an easy position nnd
can probably be pulled off.
WILL NOT TALK OF HIS CASE
Admiral Schley tty l'r-mrlnK
Admiral Schley, who arrived at
Washington with his wife August 1.
will remain until the court of Inquiry
which is to investigate the Santiago
campaign completes Its work. The
Interim between now and the opening
will be devoted to his side of the ease.
He had his first consultation with
Judge .Icre Wilson iff Washington City,
former lleprcsentnttve Itaynor of Hal
tlmorc. and Captain .lames Parker of
New Jersey. Admiral Schley will go
over everything relating to the matter
with his counsel and place, them In
possession of every fact pertaining to
a thorough and complete understand
ing 6f the events of the campaign
which are in controversy. Admiral
Schley declines to talk abjut the
ease. He considers thattheorderof Sec
retary Long prohibiting officers of the
navy from discussing any phase of It
applies to him as well as others and he
is olx-ylng it literally.
TALK WITH INCOMING SHIP
Telegraphy Utilized SH" Mile
tint at Sen.
The Cunord line steamship Lucunla,
Cnptaln McKay, which sailed from
Liverpool for New York August 10.
wuh spoken through the medium of
wireless telegraphy by the. Nantucket
lightship about 0 o'clock Friday even
ing, August HI. From that time until
0:40 messages were sent in a stream
from the Lucanin. From the lightship
to the l.ucaula was also sent a sum
mary of the news events of the world
that had happened since the steamship
left the other side.
Captain McKay, In command of the
"All well on Iward. We are U87
miles from Sandy Hook and with clear
weather expect to reach New York
harbor Saturday. Please inform Cun
While messages y the wireless sys
tem of telegraphy were successfully re
ceived ijt New York from Lucunla it
was said on board the steamer at quar
antine that nothing transmitted from
the shore could be understood on board
Iluni'oetl it runner.
An Omaha dispatch says: George
llobinsou, a farmer, came to Omaha re
cently with a load of apples. Near
Fifteenth and Hownrd he met a gyuinl
stranger, who told him he knew n
nlace where he could sell a bushel of
apples for lilm. The stranger got into
the wagon and conducted Mr. Koblnson
to a hones several bloukssauth. where
he left the farmer In the wagon while
he went to the back door. Ketuming
he said that the woman wanted a bush
el of apples and had but a ten-dollar
bill. Koblnson gave, him a bushel of
apples and S'.MO cents in change, to
give to the woman for her ten dollars,
and the stranger slowly walked away
in the direction of the back door.
Koblnson awaited his return until he
got weary, whereupon he carried the
talc of ! '" sorrow to the police.
Ncuv Itnriil Itimte.
Chatlcs E. Llewellyn. Inspector of
rural routes was in Cercsco, Neb., last
Friday looking over a proposed route
west of Cercsco. that to be the starting
point. It is probable that the. report
will be favorable and in the near
future a free mall route will be in oper
ation, much to the satisfaction of the
farming class which it will serve.
There will be ISO families on the route.
onion Mmlo Appoint Uc.
The nationnl council of the Knights
of Columbus, in session at Cll J Haven,
says a Plattsbnrg, N. Y., dispatch, has
changed the method of selection of
state and nationnl ehnplalns, making
the ofiico nppolntlve instead of elective.
The appointment by J.he directors of
a llnauce committee was empowered,
the committee to have charge of all
investments of less than 8100,000. An
adjournment was soon reached.
Vote to Strike.
The men employed at the Hay View
plant of the Illinois Steel company nt
Milwaukee will strlKe. At a mceung
held by the men a very large majority
voted to obey President Shaffer's call,
nnd the vote was mado unanimous.
Fourteen hundred men will be idle.
The action caused joy at Pittsburg. It
may have an iniluence with the men in
the South Chicago mills.
lliiMtluic Cunnon Injure Hoy.
Several sinnll boys manufactured n
cannon out of gas pipe at West Point
nnd took 'it to the river, where they
loaded it with slugs and shot it off.
The cunnon burst open and pieees of
iron nnd shot filled the face of one of
the youngsters. At first his eyesight
was endangered, but he seems
An Honor for Archibald.
James F. Archibald of San Francisco
the war correspondent, has received
word from England tliat he has been
granted nn honorary fellowship in the
geographical society of London, for
nmwn, nnd writings on South Africa
and Cuba. There nre less than twenty
of these fellowships held In tno United
Shoot Illmielf Iatnlly.
From Fullerton comes the informa
tion that Walter Sherman, an English
man living fourteen miles west of
there, had committed suicide by shoot
ing with a shotgun. It Is stated that
several years ngo he had been nn In
mate of the asylum at Lincoln, his
mental trouble being a brooding over
the sins of the world nnd too much
study over religious topics. He was
about 27 years old, was unmarried,
and held in high esteem by those who
SIXTEEN GO DOWN
Big River Steamer is Overturned
Near Paducali, Ky.
SQUALL STRIKES WITHOUT WARNING
City of flob'nnilii Wn Jut Ite.idj In l.nml
When Accident Occurred Cull Ml
of Victim Cannot Yet lti Tntd
Other Ncn of Importance,
A Paduetilt. Ky., dispatch of August
20th says fhe steamer City of Goleaniln
plying between Paducahaud Ellralcth
town. HI., was struck by a squall early
last night as she was entering t'rou
ell's landing, and turned over in ten
feet of water.
Sixteen persons arc reported
drowned. The disaster occurred as
supper was served, ami many of the
seventy-live passengers were In the
cabin. The wind strnMc the boat
without warning and there was no
time for those on the Inside to escape.
Cnpi. Jesse lluucr and Pilot K. E.
Peck, who swam ashore, were the last
to leave the boat.
They saved several struggling In the
water and left the survivors In a house
near the bank and went to P.iducah.
arriving two hours after the catastro
THE ISLANDER SINKS.
1'nclflc Count rnetiRer ll.t:it Oruheil liy
A Victoria 11. ('., dispatch says: The
.itcumer Islander, the ting ship of the
Canadian Pacific Navigation licet, and
the largest and fastest steamer on the
Victorin-Skaguny route, collided with
an iceburg nil' D.iuglas Island. Alaska,
while on its way south with the larg
est number of passengers that it has
carried. since it was replaced on the
run, n few months ago, and sank
soon after striking. Captain Poote.it s
master, and about sixty-five persons
Including passengers and mem tiers of
the crew, were drowned, To add to
the horror of the terrible disaster the
boilers exploded as it went down,
causing the death of many of those
who were struggling in the. water.
The steamer left Skuguuy In the even
ing and was proceeding out of Lynn
canal when the collision occurred.
Most of the passengers and members
of the crew who were In bed were
rudely awakened by the shock. The
ninjorlty got out on deck In time to be
saved by the boats, which weiv quick
ly manned, but u large number went
down in their staterooms. Some of
the survivors arrhed here by the
steamer which p.i-sc I over the s.-ene
of the disaster the following evening
and picked them up at Juneau, to
which city they had b..ii taken.
It Is know u that sixty-seven lives
were lost in the disaster, but it w ill be
some time before their names can be
k-rrned, as the purser has lost his
The survivors tell of terrible, expe
riences and thrilling escapes. One man
whoso name could not be learned,
seied his satchel, containing SIOJIW),
and made a leap for the life boat. He
missed it and man and treasure sank.
A WONDERFUL CHANGE.
Pair .'MHimi.'er I'roiltlo ruliitlal I'nellllleH
for HniiliiR Stock,
The sum of $18,000 is being expanded
in new buildings and Improvements at
the state fair grounds. It will add to
the beauty of the grounds nnd the com
fort of visitors and exhibitors, The
new quarters for stock are -lo.se to
gether and easily accessible. Speed
burns hue been repnlrcd and repaint
ed. Every tiling promises a i'vy satis
factory fair and indications point to a
lnrge attendance. Let loyal Nebraska
intikc the first fair of the "Oth century
a hummer. Aug. 30 to Sept. C.
Tulhot KiidorM-d for Heart Cnnaul.
State of Nebraska Camp, M. W. A.,
nt a recent neetlng, passed resolutions
indorsing Hon. A. It. Talbot for Head
Consul to succeed Hon. W. A. North
cott, who was recently re-elected Head
Consul at St. Paul Head Camp. Mr.
Horthcott signified bis intention of re
tiring at the close of this term, in J WW.
Mr. Talbot is a member of the board of
directors, and stands high among the
membership of the order everywhere.
Team anil Wagon Stolen.
A team belonging to Phillip Zimmer
man and n spring wagon and two sets
of double harness, the property of
Charles Ilncttly, were stolen eight
miles northeast of Pulls City, Neb.
There was n picnic In the neighborhood
during the day, nt which many visitors
nnd strangers were present. No trace
of the team has been found.
Ilecln Work tin Auditorium.
Five car loads of brick have been re
ceived nt Columbus. Neb., from David
City for the 80,000 auditorium for
which thu exeavnting Is completed nnd
on which the masons will begin work
Kill Wife mill llliiiNrlf.
Julius Schkknceht, an aged German,
living on a farm nine miles north of
Charles City, In., went to the house
where- his wife was sewing and dealt
her several blows on the head, leaving
her unconscious. He then took a
butcher knife and cut his own throat
from car to ear, Neither can live.
Schuknccht is believed to have been
E. W. Carleton, editor of the Joplln,
Mo., Dally Globe, shot nnd killed him
self. He was forty-two years of age.
PLANNING FOR PRESIDENT
lniue t'nlU n Conference In tlm lnterel
of I'll I 111 H.
A meeting was held at Havana, at
tended by a number of revolutionary
generals and politicians representing
till parties, to uncertain the practic
ability of agreeing upon Senor Estrada
Pnltiui as a candidate for the presidency
of the republic. It was convened at
the request of General Maximo Gomez.
Gen. Sangulllyand Juan Gtisihcrtncon
tended that, before they could give
their support to any candidate, the,
must know hlsHilltleal program.
It was decided to appoint a commit
tee empowered to address a communi
cation to Senor Palma asking htm ti
state ruiiy tils intentions and purpose
If eleetetl president. General Gome
was appointed chairman of the com
mittee, FIRE IGNITES DYNAMITE.
Six Men Killed Whllii Trj I ml to Suhiliu
The Mohawk A Maloue roundhouse
nt lleikliuer. N. Y.. was discovered on
fire. Watchman Gllhcrttmd an engine
tender tunned John Dock, assisted by
residents of the vicinity and members
of the bridge building gang, attempted
to extinguish the flames. While they
were battling with the lire a large
quantity of dynamite stored In the
building exploded with terrille force,
killing Gilbert. Deck and four others.
The bodies of the four last mentioned
The round house was wrecked nnd
burned. It Is feared there are othci
bodies In the ruins. The round house
Is owned by the New York Central &
Hudson Klver railroad.
Armstrong of l.lneoln Hit lluntlom
Since the Armstrong Clothing com
pany has taken possession of its new
and commodious quarters at lJ!il-'.'7 (1
street. Lincoln, that vicinity has as
sumed a metropolitan appearance and
Is quite a contrast In comparison with
what it was when the site was occu
pied by one and two-story frame build
ings, Mr. Armstrong has had elected
in the upper front of his elegant store
a perpendicular electric sign "Arm
strong's." and its brilliancy is ready to
da..le the visitor to the capital city. A
few more enterprising merchants of
the Armstrong type and Lincoln will
look metropolitan In truth.
HAD TOO MANY FAVORITES
Women Conductor on Street C.irt Ciiiihc
Why the Madison Light and Kallway
company got rid of women conductors
was explained to the. state tax board at
Indianapolis, I ml., in an appeal from
the assessment presented by C, J.
Koberls. attorney, and C II. Johnson,
superintendent. The women conduc
tors soon showed marked preference
for particular male passengers. Rob
erts, said and talked to them almost
exclusively. ThUUtrousctl the jealousy
of other men, wfe4 showed their feel
ings by refusing to ride on the ears.
The result was, said Huberts, that it
was common to see a car with one pas
senger and that one talking to the con
ductor. THE NEWS IN BRIEF.
General rains over
broken the drouth In
An explosion of gasoline in the ofllce
of the Wymore, Neb., Arbor State,
caused a loss to Editor Dodds of about
Four employes of the Prairie State
Paper Co., Taylor Me, III., were badly
scalded by a large vat of liquid boiling
Twenty-nine deep water ships, all
chartcrc I to curry grain to European
ports, nre all tied up tit San Francisco
because of the strike.
A great lire Is raging on North Pine
nnd Fish creeks, near Maker City, Ore.,
and the destruction of a vast amount
of timber is threatened.
united States Senator Fairbanks of
Indiana and District Attorney It. G
Evans were slightly injured in u run
away at Minneapolis, Minn.
('. M. Hays has resigned the presi
dency of the Southern Pacific railroad,
and it is -stated the road will in the
future be operated from Omaha.
Mrs. Kena Nesbttt, wife of Dr. J. P.
Neshltt, at one time a leading dentist
of Nebraska City, hns sued several of
the saloon men for 810,000 for damages
sustained by reason of their having
sold him intoxicants.
A dispatch from Constantinople says
400 Kurds are raidlngthe Damlzcru dis
trict of Armenia. S'iHuges were de
stroyed and Inhabitants, with the ex
ception of young girls, killed. The
girls were curried oil' to tlm harems.
It Is said that a bridge, finer than
the Ends structure at St. Louis, or any
other structure that spans the Missis
sippi river, will bo built across the
Missouri river at Kansas City. In con
nection with thu bridge a magnificent
union passenger station will be erected.
Ernest G. Miller, a civil engineer of
Gcrlng, i'eb., hns asked to be declared
a bankrupt. He says he owes 810, IcM
and has assets aggregating 8111,810.
Mrs. Solomon Odell of Missouri, who
Is separated from her husband, went to
Alliance, Neb,, and at a favorable mo
ment secured her little daughter and
made tycr escape.
At Ashland, Wis., William McFar
Iniiil, a well known cltlrcu, was slug
ged and robbed in broad daylight and
may not recover from the blow. Thu
robln't secured 51,000.
OIL TANKS BURN
Cause Very Destructive Fire
FLAMES RACE ALL THE DAY LONG
llnllre riant Threatened Hope Alum
tinned of Nut lug I'rnpcrlj Kitt
ing up nilnl I lie Hatenf
1 00,000 n llnj.
A Philadelphia dispatch dated u
gust '.'1. says: A tire which began at
the works of the Atlantic Itetlnltig
company at West llrcee In the south
western section of Philadelphia, is
still burning llereely, and Chief Hnxter
of the tire department has given up
hope of saving aqy of the company's
property. The one hope of the com
pany's oflleials and the fliemeu was in
tluir ability to pump the oil from the
tanks not yet. reached by the flames
Into reserve tanks In an Insulated sec
tion of the yard. An explosion in the
afternoon carried away the pumping
machinery and nothing remains now.
apparently, but to permit the con
flagration to burn until all the oil Is
It is believed that the
In the explosion of the
tank completes the list
live llies lost
Frank Davis, all firemen.
Alex Elnuners, an employe of the
Atlantic Ilctlnlng company.
In the explosion which occurred In
the afternoon fifteen persons were In
jured seriously enough to be taken to
the hospitals and about forty others
were treated on the scene by the am
The loss can only be estimated. O f
fieials of the company refuse to make
any statement as to the quantity of
oil, benzine and naphtha contained In
the various tanks already destroyed
and those that cannot escape destruc
tion. Insurance men and firemen said
the loss could not be less than 8.'.00,000
hut since then great quantities of re
fined petroleum and benzine have been
consumed and several tanks have lieen
rendered useless by the llamcs.
REQUEST AN INQUIRY.
Admiral St hie)' Coituel Think Admiral
Judge Jc re Wilson unit Hon. 1 sailor
Itii vnor.eounscl for Kcur Admiral Schley
in the coming court of inquiry, called
on Acting Secretary of the Navy llack
ett, and during the conference Knynor
and Wilson advised Secretary Hackctt
that a communication would be sent
htm relative to certain statements re
ported to have been made by Hear Ad
miral llowlsou, u member of the court
of inquiry, in regard to the Schley
Sampson controversy. The letter to
Secretary llackett will enclose copies
of interviews purporting to have come
from Admiral llowlsou. staling among
other things, that the battle of Santi
ago was won by Sampson; that the hit
ter's presence was unnecessary at that
fight; that Schley deserved no credit
for the victory) and that between the
two oflleers Sampson Is the better one.
Mr. llackett Is requested to forward
this communication to Admiral llowl
sou for his consideration, and a copy
of that olllcer's reply to thedcpartmciit
is asked for.
A list of witnesses prepared by Judge
Advocate General Lemly will be fur
nished Admiral Schley's lawyers.
Lieutenant It. W. Wells, who was u
flag secretary to Admiral Schley during
the West Indian campaign, has been
detached frem the Kcnrsnrgu and or
dered to Washington to assist Admiral
Schley In the preparation of his case.
SCHWAB OUT OF CONCERN
Allou III littered in Metlilehem Com
pany to I.upe,
The New York Herald says: It was
definitely learned recently that the
control of the llcthlc hem Steel com
pany Is no longer In the b.'.nds of
Charles M. Schwab, president of the
L'nltcd States Steel corporation.
Mr. Schwab, It is authoritatively stat
ed, has allowed his interests iu the
liethlehcm Steel company to pass into
the hands of a syndicate Identified with
the l'nltcd States Steel corporation,
the malinger of which Is iu the bank
ing house tif J. P. Morgan A. Co.
BLIZZARD HEROINE IS DEAD
(truce r'aucett Mcl'lteratm Sueeiiiiili
Early last Sunday morning, August
18, Mrs. (I nice Fnueett Mcpherson
died nt her home at Covlna, San Her
nardlno county, Culafornin. Mrs. Me
Phcrson will lie rcincmlcred us one of
the school teachers who, during the
January blizzard of 1888 that swept
the plains of Nebraska, successfully
rescued her puplb; from the storm.
At that tluic sli- was unmarried, her
maiden mime being Grace Fnueett.
I.uvetlck nml l)eertetl.
Miss Daisy Hull, a pretty girl, whoso
lover had deserted her, attempted to
take her life at Omaha liy tho use of
morphine. She wns at the Dodge ho
tel, where she and her lover Prnnk
Davis have lH;en staying for some time.
They hnd quarreled and Davis left her
penniless. Two weeks ago she told a
friend she would kill herself but no
attention wns paid to her talk. The
poslon hud taken effect but she was
brought back to life by a physician.
She is twenty years old and quite pret
ty. Several months ago she cuine to
Omaha from Lincoln.
LATE CORN EARING WELL
Crop Need Italn nntl Aldenre of Frnit tit
.Mature In (loot! Order.
The weather report for the wnk
ending Wednesday is as follows:
The past week lias been warm and
dry. The dally mean temperature av
eraged three degree nbove normal in
northern counties and one degree in
western. The maximum temperature
for the week have liven slightly nboo
Wi degrees. '
Haiti has fallen only In seal tend,
showers, generally so light ns to be of
little licucllt. The rainfall hns exceed
ed an Inch, however, In parts of iV,
Thayer, Hamilton, and Merrick coun
ties. Late corn has Improved In condition
in the southeastern counties, but more
rain Is now needed in mostof the state.
Late corn Is eating better than was
expected, but will need moisture nml
absence of frost until the last of Sep
tember to mature. Haying has pro
gressed well In northern vomitive
w here the crop Is generally abundant.
Considerable plowing has been done in
southern counties, and all indications
are that a large acreage will be sown'
to winter wheat this fall nnd Dint iu
will lie sown farther north and west
than has been customary. Very lltthv
plowing has been done In centra) and'
northern counties so the ground Is stlllj
too dry to plow to advantage. Pas-'
titles have Improved slightly, but are
still dry. Early peaches nre small inj
sle; late peaches have been Improved
some by the recent rains.
MAKES NO DISTINCTION.!
Negroe Quartered nt Nnm Hotel H
While In Loudon.
A Loudon dispatch says: The Afr
Ameiicun delegates to the, internation
al ecumenical council, which is to meet
In Wesley's chapel, in City road, Lou
don, next month, are already arriving.
Their advent Is causing unexpected
dllllculty tit one of the big hotels In the
west end, where a large number of
Americans are staying. The hitler,
aimued by the announcement that
some !.'0tl colored men were coming,
formally protested to the proprlctoi,
assuring him that such a thing would
not be permitted in the United Stales,
and demanding that thu colored peo
ple be accommodated In ascperntepart.
of the hotel. The proprietor declined
to interfere, with the result that some
of the Americans are already prepar
ing to ll'UM'.
To a representative of the Associated
press he said:
"I could not think of oflerlng an in
sult to such men as bishop Derrick of
New York, lllshop Jnuncr of Phila
delphia, lllshop Gaines of Atlanta and
bishop Arnett. I told thu Amer
icans that when the Indian publics
w ere here no one objected to meet them
and I do not proposu to mnku any dis
tinction nt the expense of Africans.
CZAR RECOGNIZES KRUGER.
iKiitire l.'iiRliiid' I'rnteit In WetltlliiK
A dispatch from Loudon says: It is
asserted in Hoer circles in Hiusm-Ih
that Emperor Nicholas specially invit
ed Mr. Kruger t. sendn representative
to attend the recent wedding of bis
youngest sister, Grand DutchvsN Ogln
to Duke Peter of Oldebourg. Accord
ing to the Loknl Aiuclgerof Itmiln, It
wos the presence of this representa
tive, M. Van tier Iloeven, that pre
vented any member of the llritish em
bassy In St. Petersburg attending, the
the czar having ignored the Hrlthili
ambassador's protest ngalnst the pre
sence of M. van tier Hoeven.
MOB IN A FRENZY.
MWintirlaiiH Lynch Xitjrro In Oltl 1'ahIi
At Pierce City, Mo., Will Godlcy, n
negro, was lynched by a mob compost 1
of 1,000 armed citizens, for the murder
of Miss Caselle Wild, whose dead lsidy
was found in the woods near her home.
The mob went to the jail, battered
dowu the doors, and threw ropes
around the necks of Godlcy anil Jean
Carter, another suspect. Godlcy was
hanged In front of the Lawrence hotel
and his Ixxly riddled with bullets.
Carter's guilt wu not clearly estabSsh
cd and he was taken back to jail.
Cut luh to .tho Hone.
At Table Hock, Nebraska, while A.
A. Widdelleld was engaged In grinding
feed iu a mill nt his residence, a tnilu
north of town, the machinery was
broken ami a piece struck him above
the eye, cutting a gash an inch ami'
one-half in length, bare to the bone.'
lie was rendered unconscious for quite
a time, but after he recoverefl tb(
wound was stitched up and unless hurt
worso than now seems probably he
Kle Striker' Kumllle.
Evictions by renting age'ntsare cann
ing great excitement among tncujberw
of thu Keslstenciu cigar makers' union
at Tampa, Phi. It is said thai more
than one hundred women and children
slept in the streets Tuesday night. A
proclamation wns Issued "In thu piiuni
of tho people of Tampa," urging that
immediate steps bo taken by all partitb
concerned to have the cigar factories
Frank Purcell of Washington, ljd.t
has been arrested on the c)iargoof
murdering his wife on an affidavit
sworn out by his son. Mrs. Nettie
Southcrt, the daughter, who was mar
ried on the evening of the crime, Wars
out her brother's charges of brutality, i
Assistant Postinnstcr John G. Pola
and his family, while attempting to
cross a mountain stream about nix
miles from Lexington, Va., wero swept
down by the wnters of a cloudburst
and his wife and three daughters aged
from one to eight years, drowned. Mr,
Pole and a daughter three years oltl
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