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Twenty-six Dond and Lengthy
List of Injured.
HAM SUFFER DEATH IN THE FLAMES
flood In Wnhlnulon Hliirm tli-llm on
How .lemur Cofwt Traveling Mm
Shot In Halt Lake Otlmr New
A Detroit, Mich., November .'( dls
patch hays: Twenty-nix men nre ilciul,
flro of of thoin unidentified and so ter
ribly burned mid blackened that iden
tification Is almost impossible, mid
twenty-four other men tire lying In
tho various hospitals in th's city suf
fering from terrible cutn unci burns
and other injuries, nil results of the
explosion of one of thu bollerH In the
Pcnborthy Injector company's large
plant nt the corner of Abbott street
nod It rook win avenue tit 0:30 o'clock.
Tho crush camo without tho sligtest
warning. Those. In the front building
said It' seemed like he conclusion of
an Immense etiunon. The floors nnd
roof of the rear building bulged up
wards und then crushed down with
their heavy loads of machinery and
foundry apparatus. Walls, roof nnd
all dropped into a shapeless mass of de
bris. Windows In bouses for blocks
around were broken by the concussion
and flying bricks filled the neighbor
ing yards, A. dense cloud of dust arose
and tin it settled, and was succeed by
denser clouds of smoke and stenm, ag
onized cries lcgan to come from the
heap of tangled wood, metal and
bricks. Those who were only partly
burled, frantically dug themselves out,
and then as energetically turned to
digging for their comrades who were
burled deeper. Flames broke out al
most immediately, and the horror of
flro was added to the sufferings of the
l'lllory Njmtviii Iteilrod.
An old-fashioned pillory system of
punishment, which, It is said, has the
Muctlon of the board of directors, was
unearthed at tho routine, 111., state re
formatory. Tho pillory is ti door with
tijo holes In tho upper panel. Through
theso holes tho prisoner puts his hands
and a chain is attached to the wrists
tottccp them In place. The arms arc
thus extended on a level of the shoul
der uudcan bo moved In no direction,
because tho holes in the door are not
Urge-enough to permit it.
In this trying position Charles Mil
Icr, a ten-year-old boy, asserts he was
forced to stand for twenty hours at a
stretch. Ho was taken down for ten
minutes nt noon, when bread nnd water
were furnished him. Superintendent
Mallory of the reformatory is quoted
aa corroborating tho statement.
Young Miller's offense was whisper
ing In school.
More Herlou Tlinn Flrt Heported.
Dispatches from South Africa show
that tho recent fighting near Vlllers
dorp, houthwest of Standerton, as to
which ionl Kitchener reported noth
ing beyond tho fact that Commandant
lluya had been captured after attack
ing a patrol of 100 railroad pioneers,
was really V serious iilfair.
Itficcms that Grobelunr's command
succeeded In surrounding and captur
ing a lh;lt(sh fprce of 100 Hrltlsh Cape
railway Vloncers. Subsequently Colo
nel, llliuligtou cntno up with rclnforce
caenta, uftr heavy fighting compelled
the floors to releaso their prisoners.
Tho IlritLh losses included Major
Fisher nnl four oflleors injured.
The CABualjles among the men have
not been rc-fortcd.
Tli OltM to Open In 1003.
Tho national commission for the
Louisiana turchaso exposition has
adopted tho flowing:
."Numerous Inquiries having been
directed to Bombers of the commis
alon ns to tho' probability of the post-ranomcnt.of.tic-,
opening of the expo
altlon from Ajrll 30, 1003, to a later
date, the sccreiry of the commission
la directed to totify all persons who
nay Inquire nut to glvo notice to tho
publiont large, tirough the press, that
the law rcqulreaMwit the exposition bo
formally open tt the public April 30,
1903, and that nojfTort bus been made,
nor is any contemplated looking to a
I iwiBiponcmoni oiitiio opening of the
Shot In HIiI.nke Hotel.
William Huynci a traveling man
from Chicago, waH'diot and probably
fatally wounded m Salt Lake city
Utah, by Hoy Ivaigm, thu nineteen-year-old
son of Col.;i. M. Kulghn, who
Is prominent In law mil O. A. H. cir
cles or that city. Vho shooting oc
curred in the lobby f the Knutsford
hotel and created a ;)anic among tho
guests nud employes of thu h6tel.
Young ICalghn wts Immediately
placed under arrest ad the wounded
man convoyed to a hosUal. The sur
geons after a careful 'examination of
the wound, said t hero was n slight
hope of recovery.
The election of ColonelArthur Lynch
to represent Gnlway li tho Hrltlsh
house of commons Is nttrjctlng consid
erable attention In Park, where tho
colonel Is residing. The newspapers
publish his portrait ns a Hoer colonel.
Colonel Lynch Informed tin correspon
dent of the associated prcis that he
docs not expect to bo molested whouho
goes to England at the opening of par
liament,' lie says his election is slg
' nlflcant, ns showing that tho Irish
party I united, and ho has1 reason to
believe Ireland Is on the eve of obtain
let? a satisfactory home rule measure.
Delia Hour, tho Daring Criminal, ft
cenlly t'utiRlit In HI. I.ul.
Delia Hose, n woman crlmlncl of un
surpassed daring, who Is not only ti
skillful forger, but now It nppcars n
professional train robber, has been
caught In St. Louis.
She has lately been traveling about
St. Louis nnd other places carrying n
valise full of stolen bank notes. The
stolen notes bear tho name of the Na
tional Hank of Helena, Mont. They
were not signed when stolen, but Mrs.
Hose, It is charged, has skillfully Illlcd
In the name of the cashier, '.!. W.
lint more rcjimrkablo than this was
Mrs. Hose's feat when she held up a
train and helped to steal these notes.
They were taken from an express ear
on the (Ireat Northern, railroad near
Wagner, Mont., on July 3. Eighty
five thousand dollars' worth of bank
notes were stolen and considerably
more In valuables.
Tho leader of the train robbers was.
her husband, Harry Longbnugh, alias
Mi..l. W. Hose, and many other names.
He Is probably tho most daring nnd
desperate criminal in tho country.
Longbaugh, or Hose, and Mrs. Hose
were arrested on the same day. A re
ward of 8fl,f00 had been offered for the
arrest of any of the persons concerned
In the robbery.
Tho robbery of the (Ireat Northern
express occurred three miles east of
Wagner station, Montana. It was the
worlc of three persons.
A "Hough Ithler" for tlovernnr.
Colonel 0. A. Hrodlc, formerly of tho
"Hough Riders," is slated for appoint
ment ns governor of Arizona. Nathan
Oalccs Murphy, thu present governor of
Arizona, is serving the unexpired term
of Governor MeCord. M r. Murphy wa
defeated last fall when a candidate to
congress from Arizona by Mark Smith,
democrat, who received a majority of
1,000. The democratic- victory was
achieved in spite of a serious split in
Colonel Hrodlc has tho full trust nnd
confidence of the president nnd it has
long been rumored that he would be
Tear Down Forty-foar Mile of Fence.
The United States circuit court of
appeals at San Francisco has denied
the application of .lessu 1). Carr for an
order restraining the United States
marshal in Oregon from tearing down
a stone fence around what is known ns
the Clear Lake ranch, on the Oregon
and California boundary.
Tho ranch comprises 88,000 acres,
nnd the fence which surrounds It is
forty-four miles in length. The inte
rior department and tho United Stntcs
circuit court previously have ruled
that tho laud Is part of the public do
main, nnd ! marshal will nt onco de
stroy the fTce.
llrlganri Waiting for Hotter Weather.
The brigands tiro determined to watt
until tho disappearance of tho snow
permits them freedom of "movement!
before resuming negotiations for the
relense of Miss Lllen M. Stone, the
Amei jean missionary, and Mine. Tsllkn,
her companion, says u Sofia, November
'.'0 dispatch. Thu Impression which
prevails among the best informed peo
ple is that Mr. Dickinson's departure
for Constantinople increases the diffi
culty of gaining the confidence ot the
bilgnnds and expediting a settlement
ot the ransom question.
Wreck Dig Hafe.
The bank of Julius Oonltz nt Wnnn
tali, Ind., was broken Into by robbers.
The burglars effected an entrance, to
the vault and wrecked tho big safe
with explosives. An expert from Chi
cago arrived and is at work attempt
ing to open the safe, tho doors of
which are jammed in. Until ho finish'
cs this work -t cannot be told whether
or not the roblers secured the S10,OOC
in the safe. There is no clue to tho
Htorm Victim On New
A dispatch from Tom's Hlver. N. .T., I
says that five bodies have wushetl
ashore from the f I vo barges stranded
along the coast. Four of the barges
have gone to pieces. The fifth lies out .
in thu bar tossing about and pounding,
She will probably break up in ti day or '
two. Only two men hnvo been saved
from the five barges, but no ono nt
Tom's Itlver knows how many were
Vrenlilent to l'rei lliitton.
Arrangements have been made fot
the opening of the South Carolina In
terstatc and West Indian Imposition by
thu president. At tho conclusion of
tho address of Senator Dopcw in'
Charleston, messages of greeting nud
felicitation will pass between the pres
ident ami the managers ot thu exposi
tion and at 'J.30 o'clock tho president
will press the button which will set
thu machinery of the exposition in
Wo aro couduetlnir an "end of the
year"' sale on our high grade pianos. '
rite for catalogue and prices. Mon
tlon this paper. Prices from 3100 up,
Hobs P. Cuiitick, ','07 South Uth,
lrtll0 by lllKll Wllter.
Great damage resulting from the
recent high water has occurred at
Steynson, ash., where Wind rivet I
empties into the Columbia. Mil lotJ
of feet of first quality of logs havq
broken looso from tho dam constructed
across Wind river and they tiro now
floating down the Columbia to the
Pacific oecun. Tho greatest loss Is
sustained by Storey & Keulur Lumber
company. The loss represents almost
thu entire cut of two yargo logging
camps In tho Wind river valley during
the lust season.
SHE BAGGED THE $85,000
HAD BEEN 111 POOR HEALTH FOR A YEAR
Prominent Family Arretcd for Stealing
Accident In Hntftrnt Ncbrnl(n
Towns Htcamor nnil Hullroad -WrccU
Edward Rraseh wan found in hit.
room at his home In Tllclcn deud from
n bullet wound In Ills head. He has
been In poor health for a year or more,
spending n portion of his time
nt his father's homu nnd n portion
at Snlt Lake, from where ho recently
returned when his health failed. He
wns In the employ of tho Ttldcn state
bank. Ho leaves a young wife, but no
Keen lliti'k Denth I.htt.
According to a New York Tribune's
London correspondent, the Daily News
endeavors to show that tho govern
ment's monthly returns which purport
to glvo tin nceurate record of thudcaths
in the South Afrlcun camps tins untrue.
An examination of the blue book has,
it is reported, resulted in the disclos
ure that the deaths not accounted for
in three monthly returns, which it Is
possible to compare with tho tables in
tho bluo book, amounts to 1,.M)0.
A dispatch from Lord Kitchener,
dated from Pretrorlu says: "Lieuten
ant Colenbrtindcr's column lias rounded
up Heyer's and Hadenhorst's commands
thirty miles northwest of Pretoria.
The troops killed three men, wounded
three and captured fifty-four, Includ
ing two field cornets. The column also
captured much btock tuul munitions of
Steamer nnil Knllrond Wreck.
The steamer City of Ivnoxville. with
800 sacks of seed and elghty-nino bales
of cotton, struck ti hidden obstruction
below Yazoo City, Miss., c.unc up and
sank at the wharf. It maybe raised.
Tho bargo Dewey, with 1,30'J sacks of
seed, also sank at the wharf. The
steamer Hees I'rltehurtl sank seven
miles above Itclonin with 10,000 sacks
of cotton seed aboard. The boat will
probably bo u total loss. Value 311,000,
insured for 81,000; cargo fully Insured.
There have been in and around Yazoo
City recently three railroad wrecks,
three steamboat disasters, and two
fires, but fortunately no one has been
killed or injured.
Will 8tand by Iglealn.
Governor Hunt of Porto Klco nnd
Snmucl Gompors, president of the
American Federation of Labor, bad a
talk with the president about the case
of Santiago Iglesais, the representa
tive of thu Federation of Labor re
cently arrested on his arrival at San
Junu on tho charge of conspiring to
raise wages. Mr. Gompcrs says ho
will stand by Iglesais, ns tho charge of
the conspiracy to raise wages is the
only ono against him. ltoth Governor
Hunt nnd the president assured Mr.
Gompcrs that Iglcsius would have a
fair trial and that ull his rights would
bo protected. ,
Hold Incitement In Cowley.
Gold has been discovered In n quartz
lege on tho farm of Andrew Penning
ton, seven miles west of Wlnileld, Kas.
An old miner rcturplng from Colorado
camped on the fnrm nnd discovered the
gold. Ho says thu gold is present In
paying quantities, not only in tho
ledge, hut also in tho sand of n creek
near there. Samples of the quartz aro
now in tho hands of an assaycr, but
his report has not yet been made. Tho
And has caused no little excitement.
A young man mimed Herbert Davis
tvllKlrll1i.il In 'Vrtrfli I .liurnnnt, Ivna
' no n ..(.,,!, r.f 4., m ri ... .f. .. .r.t. . r
train. The Rock Island trains do not
fitop in Lawrence, nnd it is supposed
that Dravls boarded ono of them
through Ignorance of that fact. Ho
wns on his way to Honncr Springs to
visit his mothor. Tho body was found
by the track near llismarck grove nnd
and taken in charge by tho coroner.
Decline to Accept n Fee.
It was learned that Mr. Isldor Huy
ney of Hultlmore, Md., chief counsel
for Hear Admiral W. S. Schley in the
recent hearing before tho court of In
quiry, had refused to accept a feo for
his services. A mutual friend of tho
admiral and Mr. Huyuor stated that
the admiral recently sent ti valuable
gold watch to Mr. Hayuertiudn magni
tlcetit brooch of diamonds .and pearls
to Mrs. Hay tier.
Fut !n Tube III III Mouth.
A stranger who registered at tho St.
Charles hotel, Hamilton, O., as George
Hastings, Chicago, was found dead in
his room, havlngcommltted suloldo by
placing tho cud of n tubo connected
with mi opuu gas jet in his mouth.
All possible marks of identification
on his clothing had been destroyed.
Ho was about thlrty-flvo years of ago.
. Al1oll. rV-.-U, nn Ai-mmwln1. Mn ..
Li0llll i,,..,,-. T.mils Arllno-nr. his
, u baricnder. Tom Schwabor, ft
pucldntf hoUB0 employe, nnd tho saloon
.ter woro llriIlffgJni ln Carlson's
.. n, .,.nna i... ,. -ni,iinra wim
n,i,iniHtnr..il innitnut." lr.w. Thu
robbers secured S'.'OO in cash and S1S0
in checks, and then, while the four
men Iny in a stupor on tho floor, they
locked tho doors, sot flro to thu build
ing and escaped. Tho f l was ex
tinguished before much damage wus
dono nnd tho men were reknscd un-
Prominent Futility nt rltMburs, Kai.,
George Lano nnd family, consisting
of lib wife, n fourteen-year-old daugh
ter und nn adopted sonelghtcen years
old, have been arrested nnd lodged In
prison at Pittsburg, Kns., charged
with being lcatlcrs of a gang that has
been systematically robbing. Lane
and his family arc prominent In socloty
nnd church work. They have n beau
tiful home on West Fourth street
where nearly 81,000 worth of stolen
goods were found. The method In
which they have, robbed nearly every
big btorc in Pittsburg in tho past year
and successfully baffled the police was
carefully plantisd. The hoy would
conceal himself in tito store and bo
locked in when the store wns closed
ntul then in the night he would open
the rear door, after which tho robbery
vun easy. The arrest was caused by
thu boy being captured In the store
and confessing. Lane in n contracting
builder nnd has always been consid
ered a respectable citizen. It is said
that several accomplices in other cities
have been selling stolen goods for tho
Will Foot III Own HUM.
Following the report that the court
of Inquiry will cost Admiral Schley
SJO.OOO, the Knoxvllle Sentinel on No
vember 18, sent him a dispatch asking
if hu would consent to public subscrip
tions to pay the cost of tho same. The
Sentinel received n personal letter
from Admiral Schley, the purport of
which was that he cannot accept tho
olfcr. He says the report us to the
cost is a mistake, as the amount is not
as great ns reported. He suggests that
the matter is "too delicate to discuss"
and trusts that his friends will tippre-,
clnto his position and respect It.
COO Men on .Strike.
Nearly 800 men, comprising the en
tire force of bniketncn, freight hand
lers and switchmen of the. New York
division of tho Now York, New Haven
and Hartford railroad, have gone on a
strike. The reputed cause of the strike
is the discharge of the asslstnut super
intendent, Hubert Thurhush, of the
Mott Haven yards. Thu strike also
materially affected the tug boat and
float system of tho railroad in New
Nvftrn .Murderer Lynched.
Word wns received at Columbia. S. C,
of the lynching in Anderson county of
tin unknown negro. The man went to
the house of Mrs. Craft and asked for
something to eat. When she returned
to get him some food the negro shot
her through thu back, inflicting n fatal
wound. The man lied, but wns pur
sued by hundreds of men with blood
hounds nnd captured. There are no
details of the manner of his death.
Mayor In H Duel.
Kd C. Hill, mayor aud postmaster oi
llurr Oak. Kas., and J. M. Hotchkiss,
a prominent f tinner and stockman, hud
a ditHoiiltv over business and nirrccd to
look the doors of tho postolllco when
the quarrel occurred und light it out.
ltoth sustained serious injuries. The
city authorities arrested the mayor.
Hotchkiss bus pone to Kansas City for
medical treatment nnd will bo arrested
un his return.
To llore for On.
The city council of Winfleld, Kas.,
has granted n franchise to n company
which will bore for gas. The com
pany is composed of local bankers nnd
business men, who will bo backed by
foreign capital. About 8.10,000 will bo
expended for drilling, nnd work will
begin at once. Winfleld is in the gas
belt and the organizers aro confident
of n strike.
Injuries May Frovn Fatal.
Conrad Luft, residing nenr St. He
lena, came to Hartlngton in queat of a
doctor for a neighbor. As he started
for homo his teum ran away, throwing
him to the ground, breaking his jaw
in several place and dislocating thu
spinal column near the base of tho
bruin. Ho was immediately brought
to the Hartington hospital and operat
ed upon. There is littlo hope for his
Ainaulted by n Durglar.
D. J. Tangncy, proprietor of the.
Topelca avenue hot-1 In Wichita, Kan
sas, wns strurck on the head about
5:30 o'clcolc one morning recently by a
heavy hammer In tho hands of a burg
lar whom he surprised in tho not of
robbing the hotclolflco. Mr. Tangney
is not expected 'o recover. Tho burg
FnseuBcr Klutntor Full.
The elevator at the Townsend it
Wyatt Dry Good company's depart
ment store fell from the third floor at
St. Joseph, Mo., probably fatally In
turlnir John Hannon, a salesman, Hel
en Rynn and Lillian Moylnn, sales
women, nnd seriously injuring Arthur
Hums, elevator boy.
81uped the CJueon' Face.
A dispatch from Hilda Pest says a
newspaper there asserts that Queen
Dragu und King Alexander of Serviti
recently quarreled nnd tho king slap
ped tho queen's face. The latter there
upon drank poison, but her life was
stivod by pliyslclans.
Section men on tho Chlcngon nnd
Southern railroad spiked tho track at
Jolletville, Kansas, and refused to per
mit tralus to pass until they received
the wages that havo been duo for several
weeks. Frank Hamsey nnd Will Cal
vert were arrosted by Deputy Sheriff
Hray on the charge of obstructing the
track. As soon us 6oon as" they were
ln custody others stood guard over the
right of way. Tho mon were finally
prevnlled upon to allow tho trains to
pass on tho promise of Harry Crawford
president of the road, that they would
recolvo their money at onco.
TOO MUCH LIQUOR
Adolph Sandall of Herman, Nob.,
Dies By Strangulation.
FATAL SHOOTING AFFRAYSIN WYOMING
David Nation Cnmiuenrc Divorce Fro-
ccedlnR United State Cominllon-
er Darned In EfflBjr Other New
of Moro of I,c Inipniitattco.
Adolph Sandall, whose father, h. C.
Sandall, lives in Herman, Neb., came
into that village with several compan
ions from the Hankln ranch. The
crowd proceeded to do tho town and
young Sandall, who is only seventeen
years old, got tnoro liquor than he
could carry. Ho took slok on the way
home, and handing the lines to a com J
panlon, ho fell to tho bottom of tlie
wagon, where he lay choking and
strangling in a vnin effort to cast off
the excessive amount of liquor, and
was probably dead when taken to the
house. The deceased boy's father and
Dr. Fulton were sent for. The doctor
examined the dead boy hastily nnd
said he thought strangulation the
cause of his death. Tho Hurt coroner
arrived from Oakland and held an In
quest. The jury returned a verdict
that Sandall camo to his death by
strangulation whllo under the in
fluciicoof liquor secured from unknown
ONE OF THEIR OWN RACE.
Take Negro From White Officer and
Hiring Hltu Up.
The particulars of n sensational mur
der and lynching have reached Shrove
port, La., from Ucrndon plantation,
about eight miles below that city. Tho
most curious feature of the affair is
that the men who did the lynching
were negroes and str'ung up one of
their own race. Tho negro avengers
not only determined upon the sum
mary execution of their victim, but
took him from the hands of a white
ofllccr for that purpose. Frank Thomas,
n negro, employed on tho Amelia plan
tation, shot and killed a fourteen-year-old
negro boy named Wilburn over a
debt of 30 cents. Tho killing was wit
nessed by a number of negroes. A dep
uty sheriff arrested Thomas and was
proceeding toward Shrcveport with his
prisoner when n mob of 200 negroes
suddenly appeared, took possession of
Thomas and promptly strung him up
to the limb of a tree.
George Ilelmrod of Omaha Receive
George Hcimrod, ono of Nebraska's
leading German-American citizens, has
been designated by President Hoosc
vclt for the United States consul gen
eralship at Apia, Samoa. Mr. Hcim
rod had the endorsement of both Sen
ators Millard and Dcitrich. The ap
pointment is construed in ofllcial
circles to be a special compliment to
the Gcrman-Anicrlcau citizenship of
Tho Samoan consul generalship pays
83,000 a year and Is ti post of great re
sponsibility nnd trust. Thu German
government dominates the' islands, nnd
its representatives do not look kindly
upon a United Ssates representative,
going so far us to say that under the
llcrlin treaty un American consul nt
Apia was not contemplated. The
Washigton government, however, ig
nores these objections as it docs the
antipathy of the government to the
appointment by the United States of a
consular representative of German
I.o Will Keach a Million.
A New York dispatch says: The
great storm which camo speeding up
from the south on Inst Saturday night
has spent its force on this zone of the
Atlnutie coast and the waters driven
upon the lowland aud beach aro sub
siding. A more careful survey of the
storm-swept coast indicates that tho
"gfifegnte damage will exceed tho gen
eral estimates. Hundreds of small
craft were wrecked or badly damaged,
wharves nnd piers at every exposed
point wero battered down, many sea
sldo resorts were unroofed, lowlands
wero flooded, city cellars woro filled
and hundreds of town houses damaged.
Estimates of the aggregate damage
run slightly below and considerable
In the presence of a largo crowd, de
spite the storm which gathered to wit
ness thu emerging of tho of tho Fulton,
' that boat arose from the bottom of Pe-
conic bay, New York, with all well
and greatly surprised to find there was
n storm ranging.
The test of the Fulton's staying
powers is highly satisfactory, not only
to tho officers of tho company that
built her but to those who went to
the bottom in the boat. They report
there wns not the slightest discomfort
to them during their more than fifteen
hours of submersion beneath tho sur
face. Do tnu ml Higher Wnfres,
The memliers of the masters' and pil
ots' association of Pittsburg, struck
for un advance in wages of 33 por cent.
The towboat owners are preparing to
start their boats with heavy coal ship
ments within tho next twenty-four
hours and claim they will havo no
trouble in gottintr all the pilots re
quired to man vessels at tho old rate,
but tho strikers say this will bo im
possible. About 10,000,000 bushels of
coal awults shipment on the present
MEMORIAL TO M'KINLEY.
Fund to Do United to Hrert n Monument
Over 11! Grave nt Cunt on, O.
To the people of Nebraska: The Mc
Klnley National Memorial association,
organized nftcr the untimely death of
the nation's honored president, has as
its members the president of tho United
States, tho governor of each state and
territory nnd leading citizens from the
country nt large. Its president Is Hon.
millnm U. Day of Cauton, O., tho vice
president Is Mnrcus A. Hanna," the
treasurer is Myron T. Hcrrick aud the
secrotnry Is Hjcrson Hltchic, nil of
Cleveland, O. The undersigned have
been appointed as tho Nebraska branch
of tho association. The object is to
raise n fund for the erection at Canton,
0., of a fitting monument over the1
grave of William McKinley, nnd after
nn npproprlntion of n proper amount
for such purpose, for tho erection of a
suitable memorial at tho national
capital. Tho contribution should
be the people's offering to tho noble
dead and should he a populur tribute.
Tho state association, having this ob
ject In view, suggests the following as
the course to be pursued in Nebraska:
While not attempting to fix the max
imum of contributions tho committee
suggests that 825 from any individual
citizen is sntllclcnt and that no contri
bution need be considered too small.
Wc usk that every newspaper in the
state shall publish this appeal and sup
plement tho notion of the association
with tho power of the press. We fur
ther ask that every editor, teacher and
postmaster in Nebraska shall actus the
agent of the association to receive con
talbutlons and forward tho saino to
Hon. Edward Hosewator, treasuror j
Omaha, Neb., who will acknowledge
tho same. To these contribution
blanks will be sent bythc secretary.
Tho name of every contributor will be
enrolled upon tho record of tho na-'
tional association and the rccoipt of
the sum acknowledged. There arc
about 250,000 school children in the
state of Nebraska, and wo appeal to
each teacher In the state to aim to col
lect 5 or 10 cents from each child as
the tribute of tho youth of tho state,
showing their affection for the lament-'
cd chief executive, who stands today
as uu ideal American.
CllAItI.ES F. MANDKnSON',
Joun A. Cltr-IOIITON,
Secretary nud Treasurer.
J. Stehmno Moutom,
LOHEN O. CltOUNSK,
L. D. Hichakus,
E. J. IlAINKIt,
A. L. Cijuik,
Silas A. Hoi.comd,
Composing the Nebraska Ilranoh of tho
McKinley Memorial Association.
Suicide Uea Dynamite.
News has reached Denver of tho sui
cide of Judge M. A. Rogers, formerly
of the supreme court of Colorado and
ono of the ablest lawyers in tho state,
nt Steamboat Springs, Colo., in tho
northwestern part of the state, on
The manner of suicide was unusual.
Judge Rogers laid down on the ground
with a stick of dynamito under him
and lighting a cigar fired the fuse from
it nnd calmly smoked until tho shock
of the explosion ended his life. Tho
act was committed among soma wil
lows near Hear river just insido tho
town limits. Sseamboat Springs is a
considerable distance from tho rail
road and only accessible by stage
which accounts for tho delay In reclv
ing the news. Judge Rogers had been
there nil summer with his wife.
Durned by (InHollne Explonlon.
Guy Fletcher, an apprentice in tho
machine shop at tho York foundry
was seriously burned about the faco by
the explosion of gasoline. Ho camo
down to tho foundry nnd found tho
fire out under tho bolter, and finding
no keroseno .handy, he throw about a
quart of gasoline onto tho kindling in
stead, and tho explosion followed.
A Nogalcs, Arz., dispatch says:
James Alvord the outlaw who assisted'
in the Cochlti and Fairbanks robbery)
on the Southern Pacific, has been kill
ed whllo trying to hold up a messenger1
for the payroll of Sonorn. Two men'
one a Mexicun and the other nn Amer-,
ican, attempted to stop T. L. Van;
Daver, was shot twice, but escaped
with tho money.
Four Mon Held.
Four mon were arrested at Portland,
Ore., on a charge ot murdering James
II. Morrow, who was found dend on.
tho sidewalk near his homo last Thurs
day morn'ng. They are Jack White,
alias Kenuck McFnddcn of Pittsburg,
Pa.; Frank Dawson, Charles Smith and
W. M. Martin. When taken to the,
police stntlon White nnd Dawson ac
cused each other of firing tho shot that
Hteata 170,000 Pound.
Announcement has been mado that
tho bank of Liverpool was victimized'1
by a trusted bookkeeper to a largo
amount. What tho loss amounts is
not yet known, but nn ofllcial state
ment Issued by the bank says that,
throungh tho dishonesty and bet
ting transactions of the bookkeeper
they tuny lose 170,000.
Ilurued In Effigy.
United States Commissioner R. S.
Dcnnee wns burned In cfllgy by a mob!
of 500 people of Roff, I. T. Tho affair
was brought about by Dctinco's action
In dismissing a colored prisoner, Jeff.
Wulkcr, who fatull r stabbed a whltci
man. George White, the leader of n
mob which uttomptcd to lynch .the
negro, is now in jail at Ardmoro' for
severely thrashing Do a nee after tho
latter hud llborated Walker. A mob isj
now looking for Walker, and declnrca,
It will burn him it found.
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