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THE NORFOLK NEWS : FRIDAY , OCTOBER 18 , iflOI.
.Morgan-Hill Syndicate Files Its
Papers of Possession.
CAPITAL STOCK IS $100,000,000.
flond Incorporates Under Laws of
Iowa Head Offices to Do In Bur
lington , Where Meeting for Election
of Officers Is to De Held Saturday.
IJurllngton , la. , Oct. 17.--Artlcli'H of
Incorporation of the Chicago , Burlington -
ton anil Qutucy Hnllroud coinimny
were lllcd hero yesterday , with a cap
ital Block Of $100,000.000. ThO Object
la to nciiulro certain lines and prnpurly
of the IIurlliiKton system , composed of
the Chicago. Burlington n d ( jiilncy
Jlnllnmd company of IlllnolH and nu
merous other roadH and hnincliuu In
western staloH and comlilno tlit'in un
der ono mamiKomont. " 'H ' 'bought '
1lm Intention Is to turn the coiiHollda-
tion over to the Morgan lllll syndicate.
According to the ruinoi-H that are
floating ahout hero , thla corporation
will take charge of the Chicago , Hur-
llngton and ( Julncy Itallroad company
mill the many HIIC-H leaned and con-
trolod hy tlu > company and then transfer -
for them altogether to the Morgan-
lllll llarrlman H.vndleale.
This new corporation In legally en
tirely separated from the Chicago ,
Jlurllngton mid ( Julnoy Hallrnad com-
jmny. The old company IH Incorpor-
iiU'd under the laws of the Htate of
Illinois , while the new one Is eon-
troled hy the lawn of the Htnte of Iowa.
There IH hut one change In the name
nf the company. The old IH a railroad
company , the new a railway company.
The Incorporatoi-H , .1. C. I'easley. J.
M. During. . ' H. Connell.V. . YV. Haiti-
win and 10. M. Sholtmi. met In Chicago
TncHtlay and framed the articles of
Incorporation , hut nothing was given
out ahout the matter until ytmterday ,
when the piperH : were Illed In the of-
llco of the county recorder. The miino
jmpore will ho Illed today In the ollleo
of the secretary of Hate | at Dos MolneH.
The first mooting of the Incorporut-
orH of the Chicago , Burlington and
Qnlncy Hallway company will lie hold
In Burlington. The new incorpnratorH
will prohahly moot on Saturday anil
elect officers , and steps contemplated
for taking control of ihe Chicago. Bur
lington and Qulncy railroad hy the
new company may then he dhuloscd.
CCHLEY'S FRIENDS TESTIFY.
Officers of the Brooklyn Still on the
Washington , Oct. 17. The olllcors
of Admiral Schtey's flagship , the
llroolilyn , occupied the attention of
tliu Schloy court of Ituiulry for the entire -
tire day. The proceedings began
with the recall of Captain Cook and
IJontcimnt Commander Scars , hoth of
whom inado material additions to their
former testimony , and they wore fol
lowed In succession hy Commander
N. 13. Mason , who was the executive
ofllcer of the Hrooklyn , Lieutenant Ed-
van ! MeCnuloy , Jr. , who was signal
ofllcer , and Lieutenant Charles Web-
pier , who had charge of.tho forward
pun deck battery of the Hrooklyn dur
ing the battle off Santiago and was a ,
watch otllcer on board that ship.
Captain Cook's new testimony re
lated to the uncoupling of the Brook-
lyii's engines and to the voyage of the
Hying squadron from Clenfuegos to
Santiago , eyplalnlng In some detail
the cause of the slow progress made
on Unit occasion. Commander Sears
Epoko again of the conversation re
ported na having taken place between
himself and olllcers of the Massachu
setts In the , ward room of that vessel
on May 31 , In which ho was alleged
to have said that It had been dllllcult
to get Commodore Schley up to the
point of undertaking the bombardment
of the Colon and he again denied that
lie had said anything reflecting upon
his superior ofllcer. Commander Ma-
EOU and Lieutenants McCnuley and
Webster all gave accounts of the en-
Eacement of July 3. Mr. McCauley
recited in detail the signals made In
connection with that historical event
at the instance of Commodore Schloy.
When asked if Commodore Schloy
liad said anything during the battle
for the encouragement of the men , this
witness replied that ho several times
Lad said : "Olvo 'em hell , bullies. "
All these witnesses testified that the
conduct of the commodore when under
flro vas cool and courageous.
Four Miners Killed.
Scranton. Pa. , Oct. 17. A fall of
rock caused the death of four miners
In the Klondike mine of the Delaware
and Hudson company at Archibald
yesterday. They are Patrick Nealon ,
assistant mine foreman ; John Hcaloy ,
John Kearney and Matthew Drugher.
A car had run down a place in the
mine , jumped the track and knocked
out a number of props. The three
men in charge of Foreman Nealon
were replacing the props when a great
elab of rock fell , killing them in-
More Money for Navy.
Washington. Oct. 17. The estimates
for the navy for the fiscal year ending
Juno 30 , 1003 , wore made public at the
navy department yesterday. The total 1
amount is ? OS.910.9Si. against $77-
924,535 appropriated for the current
year The chief increases are $2.500.-
000 for construction. $12.000,000 for
armor and $129,355 In the appropria
tion for yards and docks.
Court Is En Route to Peking.
Peking. Oct. 17. The court arrived
nt Tung Kuan Friday last. Oct. 11 , and
will remain there for several days In
order to recuperate from the fatigue
due to traveling over the execrable
LC < WE MANILA FOR HOME.
Senators .inI Representatives Sail on
the Transport Sheridan.
Manila , Oct. 17. The party of sen
ators and icproHoiitatlvoH that IUIH
been vlHltlng Hie Philippine Islands
left yeHterday for homo on bo.ird the
Unlled States transport Hliorldnn. Ho-
fore leaving the momborH of the party
hud an Intorv'.ow with Agulnnhh ) , who ,
however , was reticent , lie niiid the
oilglnal outbreak of hoslllltlcH wait a
mirpilHo to him and that his efforts
to maintain the truce worn unavailing.
The civil and military are having Slxto
LopecUmi'ly ; watched at Hong Kong ,
as they consider liln arrival ( hero to
he a source of danger.
The Phll'ppliin ' commission ban
passed an act prohibiting any mispcd
from limiting unlesH ho takes the oath
The typhoon which IUIH Just swept
over Manila was the worst experienced
In 20 yeai-H. Much damage wan denote
to Ihe smaller shipping and many na
tives lost their lives.
DEER AND ANTELOPME DVING.
Dlscaoc Resembling Anthrax Devas
tating Montana Game.
Helena , Mon. , Oct. 17. State Oiimo
Warden Scott left hiHt night for the
Little Kocklci , In northern Montana ,
to Invc.stlgatn report H that many hun
dreds of deer and antelope are dying
In that section from a disease resem
bling anthrax. Slate. Veterinarian
Knowles IUIH received reports that the
unknown malady IUIH extended over a
consldorablo portion of northern Mon
tana. The anlmalH affected act an If
poisoned and do not attempt to cticapo
Opening Gun In Nebraska.
Geneva , Neb. , ( Jet. 17. Senator
Fairbanks of Indiana and Senator
Dietrich of Nebraska formally opened
the Htate campaign for the KnpuhllcaiiH
i't a largely attended mass meeting
hen > yoHtorday. Senator Fairbanks
Hpoke for an hour and a half on na
tional IHHUCK. Extension of trade and
the necessity of maintaining the gold
standard were the points he specially
emphasized. Senator Dietrich up
hold the retention of the Philippines
and npoko on the Htandpolnt of his
experience , giving IncidentH of bin ro-
cnt vlHlt to the new poHsesslons of
the United States.
Socialists to Go on Official Ballot.
Lincoln , Oct. 17. In a decision In
the complicated dlHputo between the
Nebraska Socialist Labor party and
the Socialism , rendered last evening ,
Secretary of State Marsh rules that
the nominees of the SoclallstH for ,
Htato offices have a right to go on the
official ballot. This right was chal
lenged by the Socialist Labor party ,
but the secretary of state holds that
the latter has gone out of official ex
istence and Its objections have no
Took the Bank's Funds.
Altoonn , Pa. , Oct. 17. David M.
Wolf , bookkeeper for the First * Na
tional bank of Tyrone , has confessed
to the embezzlement of $12,000 of the
bank's funds. The cashier of the
bank discovered Irregularities In
Wolf's hooka while the latter was away
on his vacation , amounting to the sum
named. He Is bonded for $10,000 by a
surety company of New York.
Farewell Banquet to Towne.
Duluth. Minn. , Oct. 17. Eight hun
dred nun of all shades of political
opinion sat down at the farewell ban
quet tendered by Duluth citizens to
Charles A. Towne at the armory last ,
night , while fully 500 ladles were pres
ent in the galleries to hear the
speeches by William ,1. Hryan. Mr.
Towne and others. The affair was
Off for South Pole.
Gothenburg , Sweden , Oct. 17. Pro
fessor Otto Nordenskjold's South Pole
vessel Antarctic sailed yesterday. All
the members of the expedition wore
on hoard with the exception of Lieu
tenant Dense , who will join the vessel
at Falmouth. The Antarctic was
warmly cheered by thousands of people
ple who assembled to bid her farewell.
TELEGRAMS TERSELY TOLD.
Ten sailors deserted from the Unit
ed States training ship Buffalo at Kiel.
Rhode Island Democrats nominated
L. F. C. Garvlii ot Lonsdale for gov
King Edward seems to bo in good
health despite persistent rumors to the
The exports of merchandise for nine
months ending Sept. 30 showed an in
crease of $14,204,636.
A 14-year-old boy , in the disguise of
a girl , won third prize in n woman's
bowling contest at Jersey City. ,
A companion of Miss Stone wrote
a letter urging cessation of pursuit of
the bandits in order to save her from
death. She is hidden in a cave.
Walter N. Dlmmick , former chief
clerk in the United States mint in San
Francisco was Wednesday sentenced
to two years' imprisonment at San
John M. Neall , formerly a captain
in the United States army , recently
convicted of forgery at San Francisco ,
was sentenced to serve two years at
Secretary Root's Illness is said to
bo so serious that he may not resume
his official duties. Assistant Secretary
Sanger is spoken of as his possible
successor ns head of the war depart
Assistant Postmaster General Mad
den Wednesday Issued orders pro
viding for the first exclusion of publi
cations from the second class mall
privileges under the recent amend
ments to the regulations governing
second class matter. This first list of
publications is sweeping and embraces
a number of well known serial issues.
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American Association Hear : ;
Reports From All Sections.
MANY SUBJECTS ARE TAKF.N UP.
Suppression of Anarchy and Removal
of War Revenue Among the Legisla
tion Requested of Congress Trust
Section Elects Officers.
Milwaukee , Oct. 17. President
Trowbrldgo of the American Hankers"
association opened the second day's
convention by Introducing Ituv. Chas.
S. Lester of Milwaukee , who delivered
the prayer. The convention Immedi
ately got down to bUHlness by receiv
ing HlatemontH upon the call of states
hy bankers from various sectlonH of
the country , who reported In Ilve-mln-
ute speeches the general condition of
buslnosH. The geneial trend of the
statements showed that the UuslncHs
was In a thoroughly satisfactory con
Following the call of statcH came a
dlscunslon on practical banking quos-
Various resolutions were adopted hy
the convention after being approved by
the council. These Included resolu
tions asking congrcHH to repeal the
war revenue act relating to stamps ,
utc. ; legislation for the punishment
of anarchlstH , etc. ; the return of dralts ,
checkH. etc. , whore stamps have been
redeemed ; Indemnifying senderH of un
signed certificates which may bo
The tru.it Hoctlon of the American
HankerH1 association convened in UH
fifth annual HCHHOII | hero yesterday.
Howard Green of Milwaukee wel
comed the delegates and William G.
Mather of Cleveland , chairman of the
tniHt section , responded. Secretary
JnmcH H. Hranch'H report showed a
balance on hand of $1,587 and total
inemherHhlp of 3-18 , an Increase dur
ing the year of I ! per cent.
John Skelton Williams of Richmond.
Va , , was elected president unanimous
ly and John 10. Homo of New York
TOPICS FOR STOCKMEN.
Chicago Convention to Take Up Ques
tions of Importance.
Chicago , Oct. 17. Martin H. Mad
den has lu en selected as chairman
of the conii.ilttco on arrangements for
the fifth annual convention of the Na
tional ' Live Stock association , which
will meet hero the first week In Decem
ber. There IH unusual Interest In this
meeting for the reason that the con
vention will take up some Important
questions , which will bo referred to
congress direct from the convention.
The stockmen , It Is snld. 'vlll ask con
gress to appoint n apodal committee
to Investigate conditions on the public
ranges ar.l report back a plan for the
future government of the ranges In
such a way that the conflicts between
sheep and cattle grazers may ho
averted. Ranges are becoming so
overcrowded that the struggle for
grass Is resulting in almost dally con
flicts. In which bloodshed IB becoming
altogether too frequent.
Spiritualists In Session.
Washington , Oct. 17. Annual re
ports of missionaries and an address
hy Representative C. R. Schirm of
Maryland mainly occunled yesterday's
session of the National Association of
Spiritualists. Reports were read by
E. W. Sprnguo and George W. Kates
on general missionary work. Mr.
Schirm suggested that the most eco
nomical method of missionary work
open to the cause was to have the mis
sionaries marry mediums and that the
opposition of churches to spiritualism
was very slight compared to the
courtesies they extended and that
the two should co-operate.
Pythians Resent Charges.
Springfield , Ills. , Oct. 17. At the
meeting of the grand lodge , Knighta
of Pythias , yesterday resolutions de
nouncing Harry C. Mooro' of Chicago
and others of the Past Chancellors'
association , who wore implicated in
the printing of nn article denouncing
Charles H. dishing and H. P. Caldwell -
well of Chicago , were adopted unani
mously by the convention. The con
vention elected ofllccrs for the ensuing
year as follows : Charles H. Gushing
of Chicago , grand chancellor , and
James H. Harclay of Springfield , grand
Eleven Killed In Riots.
Vienna , Oct. 17. There has been
rioting In Klsheneffe , Bessarabia ,
where 1,000 students attacked and
wrecked the house of the governor ,
the headquarters of the police and the
office of the Official Gazette. Many
encounters took place between the
students and the police , and 11 persons
were killed and 36 injured.
Order Restored at Seville.
Madrid , Oct. 17. In the chamber of
deputies the minister of war , General
Weyler , read a telegram from the cap
tain general of Seville , announcing
that order had boon restored there ,
and stating that the city had assumed
its usual aspect.
Von Hatzfeldt to Resign.
Berlin. Oct. 17. Count von Hatz-
fcldt-Wildenberg , German ambassador
to Great Britain , Is in poor health and
will soon resign his position. Among
his possible successors are Count von
Wedel and Count Wolff Mettcrnich.
Glfford Appointed Superintendent.
Washington , Oct. 17. The secretary
of the interior has appointed Oscar
S. Clifford of Canton , S. D. , superin
tendent of the Indian insane asylum
at that place at $2,500 per annum.
EI3 PARADE OF ODD FCLLCWO.
Prominent Iowa Patriarchs Join In
Procession at Creston.
Crouton , la. . Oct. 17. The first day's
BCHslon of the grand lodge , Independ
ent Order of Odd Follows , was hold
here yesterday. The general commit-
tqcs reported an 1 the lodge adjourned .
to participate In a monster pntndo of
a Huml-mllltary character In the after
noon , It was a brilliant one and many
prominent patriarchs were present In
Full regalia. The grand lodge ns.ks
the Htate for the IIHO of the capltol
building to entertain the soverulgn
grand lodge nt DOB Molnes In Septem
ber , 1902. The second day's session
of Robekahs transacted merely rou-
MINERS STOP TRACK LAYERS.
Midland Terminal Crew Meets Reslct-
ance at Stratton's Property.
Victor , Colo. , Oct. 17. Seventy men
employed by the Midland Terminal
railroad tore up the tracks used by
the Short line over Stratton'H Inde
pendence mine property yesterday
and were engaged In laying Midland
rails when Manager Shlpman of the
mining property rushed a body of min
ers to the scene , who toro up the now
track. There was resistance and a
few physical encounters , but no In
juries of consequence were Inlllcted.
Hoth slili'H have secured an Injunction
and until nmlcable arrangement IH ef
fected ore shipments from the mlno
will be stopped.
IN THE INTEREST OF RUSSIA.
New Manchurlan Convention Is Prac
tically the Same as the Old.
London. Oct. 17. The now Man-
churlan convention , which has been
the subject of discussion between M.
Paul Lossar , Russian minister to
China , and LI Hung Chang IH on the
same lines as the convention which
Russia withdrew April 5 , says the Po
king correspondent of the Times , hut
It IH more cleverly worded so as to
save China's face. In consequence of
previous disclosures a jealous secrecy
has been observed , but the Important
negotiations hy which HiiHsIa socks to
legnll'/o her occupation of Manchuria
have been entrusted to LI Hung Chang.
Duke Will Be Buried In Spain.
Now York , Oct. 17. The body of
the Duke of Alba , who died here Tues
day , will ho sent to Spain for burial
and will probably bo carried on ono
of the liners sailing on Saturday.
Cable orders to that end wore received
from the widowed duchess. She and
her children , Including the now Duke
of Alba , will receive the body In En
gland and accompany It to Spain.
Colombian Insurgents Defeated.
Colon , Colombia , Oct. 17. The situ
ation on the Isthmus of Panama Is
unchanged. News has been received
hero that the government forces de
feated the insurgents recently at Pan-
onomc , killing a largo number. Pan-
onorno. Is now in the hands of the gov
ernment. The government loss was
40 killed and wounded , among the lat
ter being Colonel Navia.
Singer Sewing Machine Strike.
New York , Oct. 17. Because they re
fused to work with a nonunion man ,
150 men employed In the assembling
department of the Singer Sowing Ma
chine works nt Ellzabothport , N. J. ,
went on a strike yesterday. The strik
ers claimed that unless the man was
discharged 2,700 other employes would
follow thorn out of the works.
Crushed by Falling Roof.
Beatrice , Neb. , Oct. 17. Frank Kol-
tenbaeh , a young men 29 years of
age , was killed while repairing an
old cave on the Graff farm , three miles
west of town , yesterday. Ho acci
dentally knocked down ono of the
heavy timbers which supported the
four-foot roof of soli and the roof fell
in and smothered him to death.
Held Up by Masked Men.
Galena. Kan. , Oct. 17. Two masked
men walked into Stanford's store at
Cave Springs , a mining camp two
miles northeast of this place yester
day , leveled their revolvers at the pro
prietor and demanded all the cash In
the house. They secured $200 and
made their escape In the timber which
surrounds the place.
Nelson on Trial at Coffeyvllle.
Coffeyville , Kan , , Oct. 17. The trial
of John Nelson , who last month shot and
killed his brother-in-law , Albert Mor
ris , in a street quarrel hero , was be
gun yesterday. Nelson claims self-de
fense , asserting that Morris first at
tacked him with a knife. The case will
bo bitterly contested.
SPARKS FROM THE WIRES.
Fire destroyed property at Beau
mont. Tex. , worth $1,000,000.
Graver Cleveland was elected a Hfo
member of the Princeton university
board of trustees.
Governor Wood notified the secre
tary of war that the Cuban presiden
tial election has been set for Dec. 24.
Twenty-nine hazers at Missouri uni
versity were ordered expelled unless
they apologized for ill-treatment of
Unless conditions materially Im
prove in the Philippines soon there
will bo no reduction in the military
forces of the islands.
The commercial apple crop of 1901
according to the final report of the
American Agriculturist is placed at
23,000.000 barrels , against 48,000,000
barrels one year ago and nearly 70-
OOO.oOii barrels in the bumper crop
year , 1S9G.
Secretary Ryerson Ritchie of the
McKlnley National Memorial associa
tion stated that he had received re
ports Indicating that auxiliary organ
izations are being rapidly formed In
all sections of the country by the trus
tees and honorary members of the or
Amendment is Turned Down by
CHURCH'S NAME WILL &TAND.
Deputies Finally Table Motion to
Change It Dr. Mann Goes to North
Dakota as Missionary Bishop Work
San Francisco , Oct. 17. Consldorn-
ble routine business was transacted at
yesterday's sessions of the triennial
Episcopal convention , a now mission
ary bishop was elected and In thu
house of deputies there was debate on
the proposition to change the name of
the church. This question did not
come up as a direct Issue , but on n
motion to concur with the house of
bishops In creating a Joint committee
to which the subject should bo referred.
There was much division of senti
ment In regard to the matter. A pro
posal to refuse to consider the ques
tion in any form was strongly support-
oil , hut this. It was argued , would fail
to show proper respect to the house
of hishopH. Finally the reference of
the subject to n joint committee was
agreed upon. No further action will
ho taken until the mooting of the gen
eral convention In 1001.
The house of deputies unanimously
elected Dr. Cameron Mann of Kansas
City to bo missionary bishop of North
Dakota. The Huntlngton amendment
to article 10 of the constitution , which
was adopted Tuesday by the house of
deputies , was non-concurred in by the
DES MOINES THE FAVORED CITY.
Council of Congregationallsts Decides
Next Place of Meeting.
Portland , Me. , Oct. 17. The na
tional council of Congregational
churches yesterday elected Rev. Asher
Anderson of Meriden , Conn. , secre
tary ; Rev. Joel S. Ivcfc of Hartford ,
registrar , and Rev. Samuel B. Forbes
of Hartford , treasurer.
The question of limited governing
membership of the home societies
was adopted with little opposition.
A resolution which 'urged the flvo
homo societies to try the experiment
of a united mooting completed the
discussion , hut It was finally adopted.
A recommendation to consolidate the
military publications , after being
amended in favor of a single maga
zine , was adopted.
It was decided to hold the next meet
ing In Dos Molnes , la.
St. Louis , Oct. 17. The most Im
portant business of. the cuchnristic
congress yesterday was the perfecting
of a plan for the organization of the
eucharistlc movement , by- which all
the unions , societies and works that
are in any way connected with the
worship of the blessed sacrament
shall bo united. This plan was pre
sented at the Philadelphia conven
tion of the Eucharistlc League In 1S99
and has the approbation of Rev. Bede
Maler of the Benedictine fathers , who
Is at the head of the eucharlstic diocesan
cesan directors in this country.
Nebraska's Protest Overruled.
Minneapolis , Oct. 17. The univer
sity athletes have received a ruling
from Professor C. A. Waldo , arbitrator
of the intercolleuiate conference of
faculty representatives , as to the right
of Edward Rogers , captain of last
year's Carlisle team , to play on the
Minnesota team. Professor Waldo
holds that Carlisle Is a secondary insti
tution and not n college , and there
fore Rogers is not debarred from playIng -
Ing by the one year probation rule.
Nebraska's protest is overruled.
Missionary Election at Waterloo.
Waterloo , la. , Oct. 17. The tristato
meeting of the Woman's Foreign Mis
sionary society closed yesterday with
the election of these officers : Presi
dent , Miss Elizabeth Pearsons , Dos
Molnes ; corresponding secretary , Mrs.
M. S. Huston , Burlington ; home sec
retary , Mrs. W. B. Thomas , DCS
Moines ; treasurer , Mrs. E. P. Fritz ,
Dubuque. Fifty thousand dollars was
pledged for next year's work from
this branch. A small purse was raised
for Miss Stone.
American Humane Society.
Buffalo , Oct. 17. "Children" was
the subject of discussion before the
American Humane society yesterday.
G. W. Thrall related the history of
the efforts to care for the waifs of
his state. Miss Ver Bean of Chicago
discussed questions at isue In western
societies. She approved the curfew
law and favored separate places for
children in custody awaiting trial.
Rev. Hoover Is Acquitted.
Evanston , Ills. , Oct. 17. Rev. Goo.
K. Hoover , accused of misappropriat
ing funds of the American Homo FindIng -
Ing association , was acquitted hero
yesterday by the committee of 15 of
the Methodist Rock River conference.
The business methods of the organiza
tion , however , wore criticised and the
bishop was advised not to appoint any
man to a connection with it.
Missionary Conference at Piqua.
Plqun , O. , Oct. 17. The first annual
mooting of the International Mission
ary conference of the Christian church
opened hero last night and will con
tinue In session four days. Nearly
every state is represented , also Porto
Rico , Japan and Canada. There arc
about 150 delegates.
Western Catholic Union Meets.
Rock Island. Ills. . Oct. 17. The 21th
annual convention of the Western
Catholic union assembled here yester
day. Routine matters occupied the
time of the convention.
'WOMAN'S ' ARREST SPOILS ALL.
Fall to Nab Gang That Robbed Great
St. Paul , Oct. 17. The capture of
the bandits who held up the Great
Northern overland express nt Wagner ,
Mon. . July C , securing $43,000 In bank
notes , olllclala of the Great Northern
Express company say , has bee.i seri
ously delayed by the announcement
I of the capture at Nashville of Annlo
Rogers , supposed to bo connected with , '
the gang. Hoforo her arrest Iho Pin-
burton agency and police olllcers had
laid plans which Boomed to assure a i
j speedy capture of the robbers.
I ' General Manager Elliott of the ex
press company said yesterday that no
further news had been received at
headquarters and ho did not look for
the Immediate arrest of the gang.
I "This woman , according to my nd-
vices , " Mr. Elliott said , "was In com-
< munlcatlon with ono of the robbers nt
New Orleans. When that man read
the account of her capture In the morn
ing papers ho probably disappeared
at once. If her nrrost had not been
made public we would probably have
secured him and perhaps the rest of ,
the men. "
THREATS AGAINST CANTRILL.
Precautions Taken to Guard Judga
Presiding at Powers Trial.
Georgetown , Ky. , Oct. 17. Threats
against the life of Judge James Cnntrlll ,
who is presiding over the trial of
fornor Secretary of State Caleb Pow
ers , charged with complicity in the
assassination of Governor William
l Goobol , were reported yesterday. All
possible precautions will be taken to
secure the safety of the judge. The
first witness yesterday was Frank
Honey , who saw Governor Goebol fall.
Grcshnm Vroland described a meeting
of mountaineers , at which It was pro
posed "to go to the Capitol hotel and
get GoeLol. "
BURIES MILWAUKEE ROAD GANG.
Overturning of a Gravel Train May
Cause Several Deaths.
Walworth. Wis. , Oct. 17 Eight
workmen on a gravel train on the
Chicago , Milwaukee and St. Paul road
here yesterday were burled under
neath a largo amount of gravel , four
cars overturning. The men were dug
out as soon as possible and sent tea
a Janesville hospital. Roadmastcr W.
W. Bond was badly injured and will
probably die. Ed Hlgglns , Will Pin-
ley and Albah Rokenbrodt were also
badly hurt and their recovery Is doubt
ful. "Tho others were slightly In
Canned Goods .May Come High.
Marshalltown , la. , Oct. 17. Repre
sentatives of 20 canning companies In
Iowa and one in Nebraska are in se-
crct session at Cedar Rapids to formulate -
late plans for the organization of a
trust embracing all the principal
plants west of the Mississippi. It Is
proposed to have a paid up capital of
$1,000,000 and to complete the organ- !
zation within two weeks.
The LnnKliter of
The general Impression one derives
from the accounts given Is certainly
that savage , tribes are not victims of a
sullen despair , but , on the contrary ,
have n large , and abundant mirth.
Their laughter and other signs of good
spirits are of the most energetic kind.
Darwin and a number of travelers as
sure us on this point. The Tnsmn-
nlans. Ling Roth tells us , accompanied
their loud bursts of laughter with
movements of the hands to the head
and quick tapping movements of the
feet. The loud , ( loon chested character
of the men's laughter Is sometimes
specially noted. A recent visitor to
central Africa regrets that under Eu
ropean Influence the deep chested ,
hearty laughter of the men Is being re
placed by what Is known as the "mis
sion giggle" In the younger folk. In
An OildpNt. .
A correspondent of Cassell's Maga
zine records a curious freak on the-
part of some wnsps In Gloucester , Eng
The wasps wore noticed going In and
out of a lock which secured n work
shop door. The owner of the shop had -
the lock removed to satisfy his curlosl- '
ty about the doings of the busy work
ers. He found a nest Inside. The cells
were made of mud and were full of
larva ? . There were several dead wasps
inside the lock.
As the lock was In almost dally use
the wasps could not Lave had a very
peaceful home. i
The YonnK of the Ben Devil.
You may llnd in the sea devil a curi
ous Illustration of nature's system for
adjusting reproduction. The cod lays
several hundred thousand eggs at a
spawning because nearly all of them
must necessarily be lost while floating
on thu waves and those which hatch
are mostly devoured. But the sea devil ,
which produces but a single young one
nt a time , retains the latter In Its belly
until the Infant creature Is from four
to six teet In length , so that when born
It Is able to take care of Itself and Is In '
no danger of being destroyed.
I'nper Covered Iookn ,
The life of the paper covered books
that accumulate on everybody's bands
and ajnong which one sometimes finds
one she would like to keep may be pro
longed by this process : Cut a piece of
gingham or print n trifle larger than
the cover. Paste it to the paper cov
ers and trim the edges. Dry under a
weight and letter the title on the cov-
cr. The cloth should be In one niece. v
Ittt Good Point.
Gentleman ( to houeo agent ) The
great disadvantage is that the house is
House Agent Disadvantage , sir ?
Advantage , I call It. In case of fire it , \
wouldn't be EO likely to burn. J
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