The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, January 03, 1902, Image 1
mmmm mmam \ \ ' THE NOEFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOUKNAL NORFOLK , NKUKASKA , I'll I DAY , JANUARY it , W2. ' ! Said to Have Been Liberated on Jan. I. J3RIGAND3 IMPOSE SILENCE. slews Is Not Confirmed , but Washing ton Inclines to the Possibility That Captive Missionary and Her Com * panlon Have Been Released. London , Jan. 3. The Sofia corrc- bpomlunt of the Dally Telegraph has Cabled un unconfirmed rumor to the ffcct that Miss Stone and Mme. Tall- : a were liberated In Turkey on Jan. 1 , nd that the Americans who conduct- d the negotiations resulting In this eported release agreed , In the pros- nee of the captives , to maintain ab- elute silence concerning the cap- STB. If this promise Is broken , con- tides the correspondent , vengeance 11 be wreaked upon the American isslon. Washington , Jan. 3. The state de- .rtment ofllclals say they have no cent news bearing on the case of MSB Stone and therefore cannot cjnfirm the dispatch from Sofia trans- njtting a report that she has been released. At the same time such a consummation of the efforts In her buhalf would not ho surprising , as the latest Information received here ehows that responsible parties are In communication with the brigands who hold her captive and the latter know these parties have all the money that can be raised with which to ransom the captives. PAL MA' HAS LARGE MARGIN. Cuba's President-Elect Gets 55 Elec toral Votes to Maso's Eight. Havana , Jan. 3. The board of scrutiny has made public the follow ing returns of the elections held In Cuba on Dec. 31. Tomas Estrada Palma. the nationalist candidate for the presidency of Cuba , has 55 elect ors , while General Bartolome Maso , the democratic candidate who with drew from the campaign , has eight electors. The following civil gov ernors were elected : Perez In Plnar del Rio , Nunez In Havana , Lecuona In 'Matanzas ' , Gomez in Santa Clara , Reclo in Puerto Principe and Echovar- tla In Santiago province. SAYS PROTOCOL IS ACCEPTED. Report That It Meets Approval of Both Argentine and Chile. London , Jan. 3. The Valparaiso correspondent of the Times says that ( it can he announced upon fjood author ity that the protocol signed between Argentina and Chile was conveyed to Buenos Ayres personally by Senor Portella , the Argentine , minister to Chile , who left Chile/Dec. 29. and that it will be accepted by Argentine. The correspondent adds that the call ing out of the Chilean reserves has teen postponed , jj Collier's Insanity/ Not Due to Blow. Chicago , Jan. > ' 3. Sliced Into min ute flakes and Hiounted on glass slides the late Franlt Collier's brain is being subjected to/'the searching sight of a microscope under Dr. Thorthstein of the Unive/rsity / of Chicago. The first discovery of importance was made jyosterd/jfy , when the doctor announced tlnt Df * bad found some peculiar de- genenftlon of the brain cells of the once ifcrllllant attorney. As a result of the ) discovery it Is said that the that Frank Collier's insanity | ue to a blow on the head may be altered substantially. a Big Dry Goods Store , la. , Jan. 3. The Brown jre was robbed last night itely two wogan loads ol lider secured. Manager estimated the loss at | stlng of clothing , dry ewelry. Bolts of cloth Icattered along the road liBtanco , after which the we followed. 5k Parliament to Aid. FJan. 3. It IB understood against his will , King Ed- bo compelled to ask par 11 a- a grant towards the Queen | Ta memorial. The hope that money for this purpose would flsed by public subscription has been realized. Only 185,400 have fa thus far subscribed and this will not nearly suffice. Patrolman Charged With Murder. Evansvllle. Ind. , Jan. 3. The Van- tierburg county grand Jury late yester day afternoon returned a verdict against former Patrolman Wilbur S. Bherwell , charging him with the mur der of Fannie Butler , whose dead body was found In a stable in May last. The coroner said the woman choked to death. 1 , Naval Cortege Follows Body. 1 Washington , Jan. 3. Impressive fu neral services were held yesterday at Bt. John's Episcopal church over the late Rear Admiral Francis A. Roe , U. S. N. , retired. The body was es corted to Arlington cemetery by a de tachment of marines. Think They Have Beardeweel. Paplllio iob. , Jnra. 8. Sheriff Me- 'Avoy last evening arrested a man supposed to bo Joe Bcardowcel , the Assyrian charged with the murder of jeeb Saldy in Omaha Nov. 30. - " - Jii GHAOTLY BOILER EX.foV , . Three Men Killed and Several w rlously Injured. Mason , Ga. , Jan. 3. A freight en- cine , jiint out of the repair shop and fired up In the round house of the Central Railroad of Georgia , exploded without warning yesterday , kllllnc throe men , Injuring a number of oth ers and shaking the entire city. The report was heard seven miles and houses three miles distant felt the Ehock. The news instantly spread that many were killed and In a few minutes there had gathered at the gates hundreds of people , including wives and children of shop employes , weeping and clamoring for Informa tion. tion.The The dead : E. W. Hodges , machin ist ; J. M. McDonald , machinist ; U. Cornelius , colored helper. J. J. O'Neill and Henry Fox are fa- lally Injured. The negro Cornelius was In the cab assisting the Inspector , John McDon ald , who was on top of the engine. They wore blown to atoms. The oth ers were at some distance ftom the engine. The cause of the accident Is not known. It Is supposed , how ever , that the negro found the water of the boiler too low and had suddenly Injected a stream of cold water on the red hot crown. The englno was reduced to fragments. MUTINEERS ON TRIAL. Convicts Arraigned on Charge cf Murder In First Degree. Leaivenworth , Knn. , Jan. 3. The most novel court which ever sat In Kansas convened In the library of the United States penitentiary yesterday for the arraignment of the ringleaders ot the mutiny of Nov. 7 and who are Implicated In the killing of Guard Waldrupe. Every person In the court with one exception was either a Unit- oil States ofllclal or a prisoner , wear- Ing the stripes. United States Com missioner Bond was on the bench and Edward McKeever , United States assistant attorney , represented the government. The mutineers , 17 In number , were brought in , each wearIng - Ing the ball and chain , and the follow ing men were arraigned on the charge of murder in the first degree : Turner Barnes , Bob Clark , Frank Thompson , Gilbert Mullln and Fred Robinson. Four others , who have not yet been captured , are Included In the charge. The warrants were served by a dep uty marshal , and upon being ar raigned each of the prisoners entered a plea of not guilty. The trial will be held In the prison library at 3 p. m. today. MAKES A FATAL MISTAKE. Beautiful Detroit Society Woman Ac cidentally Takes Arsenic and Dies. Detroit , Jan. 3. Miss Beulah Wheeler , a beautiful young society woman , died at her homo on Second avenue from arsenical poisoning. Last evening she retired to her room to rest before starting for the the ater. Soon afterward Miss Wheeler called to her mother for aid and said she had taken the wrong medicine. What the young woman had taken for antlpyrln proved to bo arsenic. Physicians were immediately sum moned and they worked over Miss Wheeler all night. Despite their treatment she died just before day break. Miss Wheeler , who was 22 years of age , was born In Rome , N. Y. Many Firemen Are Overcome. New York , Jan. 3. After a hard fight the blaze in Keith's theater was extinguished. The loss Is estimated at $30,000. Twenty-two firemen were overcome by smoke. SPARKS FROM THE WIRES. W. Murray Crane took the oath of office Thursday as governor of Massa chusetts for his third term. Fire Thursday destroyed the dry goods store of B. I. Winter at Hart ford , Ind. Loss , $50,000 ; Insurance , $30.000. Judge Eugene S. Elliott of the cir cuit court of Milwaukee county , Wis consin , died suddenly Thursday from heart failure. A report has been received at Sofia to the effect that Miss Ellen Stone , the captive missionary , has been re leased. The report lacks confirma tion. tion.Dr. Dr. Royal B. Prescott , who died at Nashua , N. H. , Thursday , always claimed that ho was the first union soldier to enter Richmond after its surrender. Joseph and Mamlo Kelly , children , were drowned In a pond near Provi dence , R , I. , Thursday while sliding. The boy perished in an effort to save his sister. Superintendent of Masonry Steph ens of the Illlonls Central was ground to death Thursday near Watson , Ills. , while attempting to take from the track a railroad velocipede. General Tomas Estrada Palma , the newly elected president of Cuba , has received many dispatches and tele grams of felicitation from various pa > rts of Cuba and this country. The Montana supreme court Thurs day grants a stay to the Anaconda company' of the order which Judge Clancey .had given P. A. Helnzo per mitting 'aim to go into the Anaconda mines. ' The ( jircat Northern railway has begun - gun an extensive campaign among the farmers of Indiana and Illinois with tjio object In view of securing them JRB settlers for northern Minnesota seta and North Dakota. Evcrctt-Moorc Syndicate Fi nancially Embarrassed. CONTROLLED $130,000,000 CAPITAL Concern Operates Electric Railways and Telephone Lines In Ohio and Michigan Depositors Make Run on Dime Savings Bank. Cleveland , Jan. 3. The financial af fairs of the Everett-Moore syndicate , owning or controlling u number of ur ban and Interurban electric railways and an extensive system of local and long distance telephone lines In Ohio and Michigan , passed Into the control of a committee composed of seven prominent hankers of this city yester day. This action was taken , It Is stated , ns n result of temporary flnan- clal embarrassment on the part of the syndicate , which IIIIH for some time past been affected by the string ency In the money market. The aggregate capitalization of nil the vnrloim properties owned and con trolled by the syndicate Is said to bo about $130,000,000. As a result of the announcement of the financial embarrassment of the Evcrett-Mooro syndicate n run wnn started on the Dime Savings and BankhiK company , of which Messrs. Everett and Moore are directors , late yesterday. All demands were prompt ly met. SALE OF OMAHA-KANSAS CITY. Report That Road Passes Over to Bur lington and Rock Island. Kansas City , Jan. 3. The Journal says : It was authoritatively stated yesteruay , uiougn omcmi continua tion was lacking , that the Omaha , Kansas City and Eeastern and the Kansas City and Northern Connect ing lines had been sold to the Burling ton and Rock Island railroads and would be operated by them jointly erIn In their Joint interest. Instructions have been received here by officials of the "O. K. " line to turn over to the Burlington at Osborn all freight for Omaha. Heretofore the "O. K. " and Northern Connecting lines have been exchanging Omaha business with the Wabash at Pattonuburg , the line of the Wabash between that city and Omaha having until a few months ago been part of the Omaha , Kansas City and Eastern system. HELD FOR BRUTAL ASSAULT. Alleged Murderers of Oscar K. Miller Bound Over to District Court. Shenandoah , la. , Jan. 3. Oscar K. Miller , coming from Meredosla , Ills.f who was assaulted and left out In the cold two weeks ago , died here yester day. His head contained nine gashes and his feet were frozen severely. Both his feet were amputated Monday and for a time ho rallied , but the shock was too severe. The funeral , will be held here. Dennis , Mason and Invin , who are under arrest , were given a preliminary hearing and bound over to the district court In $500 , which they were unable to furnish. Disasters to Shipping. Halifax , N. S. , Jan. 3. The schoon er Marlon , ashore at Cape D'Or , went to pieces in last night's tide and the wreckage of the cargo and vessel Is scattered along the Yarmouth shore. The schooner Bobs dragged ashore yesterday on Porter's Island , West- port harbor , and Is In a dangerous condition. The schooner Southein Cross dragged out of St. Johns harbor yesterday , losing an anchor and breakIng - Ing another. She hoisted sail and ran before the gale. On roacnlhg Yarmouth she was caught and lifted , and filled with water while trying to make a wharf. Life Savers Kept Busy. Chatham , Mass. , Jan. 3. The lifesaving - saving crews of three stations , the Chatham , the Old Harbor and the Monomoy , did good work yesterday In assisting crews of disabled vessels. The crew of the schooner Emma D. Endlcott were kept constantly at the pumps , for the Vessel was almost sinking. The Endlcott was taken In tow for Portland by the tug Buccan eer. The crew of " 10 schooner Com merce , which was blown to sea Wed nesday , were brought ashore by life savers. They had been rescued by the tug Lackawanna , Honor Henry C. Payne. Milwaukee , Jan. 3. Postmaster- elect Henry C. Payne was given a re ception at the Hotel Pfister last night. The reception was given at the In stance of the Milwaukee Merchants' and Manufacturers' association and was Intended as a tribute to the es teem in which Mr. Payne Is held by the citizens. Coast Strewn With Wreckage. Victoria , B. C. , Jan. 3. The lighthouse - house keeper at Caramanah reports that the coast is littered by wreckage In the vicinity of the lighthouse , hut nothing has been found to fix the Iden tity of the craft which evidently came to grief. "Boss" Stout's Sudden Death. Washington , Jan. 3. W. H. B. Stout , formerly of Nebraska and at one time a conspicuous figure In busl ness and politics in that state , died suddenly from heart disease at his home In Washington Jan. 1. TROUBLE IN SIGHT FOR CASTRO. Armed Ship With Prominent Vene zuelans on Board Makes a Start. Fort , do Franco , Island of Martin ique , .Ian. 3. The British steamer IliiurlKh , recently rouamcMl the Lilian udor , linn left tlilti poit for the Vuno- Kiiuliui count. It carrion among Itn piHBongurs : Honor MaloH , who In now referred to as ( lonorul Milton , and HOV- oral generate and other important personages of Venezuela , who joined General Mat OH heto. HesldeH Iho lendorn of the expedition the Liber- ador IIIIH on board 300 volunteers and It IH undunUood It will embark a num ber of other volunteers on its way to tin * coast of Venezuela. The local nownpnporn have pub lished articles expressing hopon for the prompt success of the expedition and the downfall of President Castro , whono attitude , the papers add , has earned for him the enmity of the whole world. Previous to his departure from Fort do Franco General Mates iHMied a manifesto culling on all hit ) follow countrymen to take up arms. Whllo the Lllierador wns nt thin port Its HldoH were strengthened l y light nrmor and Its gun portions were protected. Us armament la of the modern type. GOVERNOR HUNT'S MESSAGE. Tranquillity and Contentment Prevail In Porto Rico. San Juan , P. O. , Jan. 3. Governor Hunt's message to the legislature of Porto Rico wan read yesterday by a committee of that body. The mes sage congratulated the legislature on the fact that Its work In 1901 had been vindicated as wise and progroHBlvo and conducive to the establishment of free trade between Porto Rico and the United States seven months before the existing tariff provided for the re cession of such duties. In his men sago Governor Hunt said : "Tranquil lity and contentment prevail In Porto Rico ; schools have multiplied ; rail roads airo being constructed ; the com merce of the Island IIUH been devel oped and exports have Increased ; ag riculture has become more profitable , roads are being built and do-Jits are be ing paid. Toleranct of opinion has become more common , former antag onism being forgotten. " RUSSIA AT THE BOTTOM. Discovery of Alleged Secret Docu ments Shows Collusion. London , Jan. 3. The Times this morning publishes three alleged BO- orct documents , communicated b > ilr. Ular , a prominent student of Chinese affairs , who recer/y * returned to Europe - rope from Manchuria and Mongolia , which go to prove the existence of a bargain negotiated between the late LI Hung Chang and Russia. Under the terms of this bargain the "Boxer" movement , which It is hinted was fo mented by Russia , was to bo turned against the foreigners. Russia engag ing to protect the dowager empress against the western powers In return for permission to occupy Manchuria and a free hand In Mongolia. Says Tuberculosis Is Not Contagious. New York , Jan. 3. Dr. S. A. Knopf , the well known authority on tubercu losis , in addressing the Academy of Medicine last night , said that , con trary to the opinion of the United States government , tuberculosis was not contagious. A man with well de fined tuberculosis could do his work daily If the proper precautions were taken. The government , ho said , had stamped all of those allllcted with the disease with a stigma which was not proper. ' To Meet In Minneapolis. Minneapolis , Jan. 3. Miss Eatolle Reel , government superintendent of Indian education , has decided to have- the annual convention of those Inter ested in Indian education , Including the teachers , held here next July In connection with the session of the National Education association. TELEGRAMS TERSELY TOLD. Senator and Mrs. Chauncoy M. De- pew left Nice Thursday for the United States. Silas M. Moore , a pioneer Insurance and real estate man of Chicago , is' ' dead at Pasadena , Cal. Stephen D. Fcssenden of MlsolBsIppl has boon appointed as the statistician of the department of agriculture. Paul Blouct ( Max O'Rell ) , tha French author and lecturer , under went a successful operation for ap pendicitis In Now York city Thursday. The breaking of a largo flywheel at the Chesapeake and Ohio shops at Huntington , W. Va , wrecked the planing shops and seriously Injured six men. Territorial Secretary Crimea Thurs day granted a charter to the Lawton and Wichita Mountain Railway company - pany to build a railroad from Lawtoa to White Sulphur Springs. According to bacteriologists of the American Society of Naturalists some kinds of germs have such an antip athy for water that they actually com mit suicide to escape the fiuld. Flro at Memphis , Tenn. , early Fri day morning destroyed the building occupied by Morrlwothcr & Co. and the Kramer Co. , dealers in millinery nd dry goods. Loss , $175,000. A crow of linemen of the Western Union Telegraph company arrived In Anacunda , Mon. , Thursday , having walked all the way from SL Paul and strung 8 > * ew wire from that cltyt. STREET HATS At less than Half Price at Miss E. J. Bender's. W II IIUHIOII'nmlilmit. . Norfolk i AUCVANDICU IIKAH Vloo t'rnililcnl 1C , WAIT / . Cimhliir. National Bank. 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