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\ THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWSJOURNAL
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NORFOLK NISUHAS1CA iVltlDAY MAY 17 11)07 )
BONESTEEL VISITOR INVENTED
DECORATED BY THE MIKADO
Orlan Clyde Cullen , In Bonesteel on
Private Mission , Conceived Siege
Gun Which Helped to Lay Low Port
Arthur In Recent War.
Bonestcol , S. D. , May 1C. Special
to The News : Today Bonesteol Is
honored with the presence of n very
distinguished gentleman In the person
of Orlau Clyde Cullen , LU M. , of
"Washington. C. D. , and Montreal , Can
ada. Mr. Cnllon Is traveling manager
and diplomatic agent of the Russian
Republican Military association , and
n life member of the Imperial Marine
Society of Japan , besides being n law
yer with a largo practice In the su
preme court of the United States.
During the Russian-Japanese war Mr.
Cullen was In the service of Japan ,
and It was while In that service that
ho Invented a quick-firing siege gun
that was found of Immense value In
the reduction of Port Arthur , for
which service he was decorated by the
He Is In Bonosteel on private busi
I J ness with A. E. Knll , secretary of the
Bonesteel Chamber of Commerce , at
whose home he Is a guest. He has
talked very Interestingly while hereof
of his travels to those with whom he
has become acquainted.
Funeral of Michael Manthei.
Hoshlns , Neb. , May 10. Special to
The News : The funeral of Michael
Manthei , an aged and respected citi
zen of this vicinity , took place here
yesterday. Services conducted by Rev.
George Gruther were held In the Ger
man Lutheran church and the remains
were laid to rest In the Hosklns ceme
tery. The deceased was a pioneer of
this section and was a little over eigh
ty-six years of age. He had resided
here since 1872.
Prepare For G. A. R.
Ainsworth , Neb. , May 1C. Special
to The News : The G A. R. reunion
of this district , composed of the coun
ties of Rock , Brown , Cherry and Keya
Palm , will be held at Woodlake July
2 , 3 and 4 and a great reunion is ex
BURKE WILLJLEAD GUILTY
Murderer of Copples Says He Will
Confess Crime When Arraigned.
Omaha , May 1C. "I am going to
plead guilty. They can do whatever
they want to with me. There is no
uae for me to fight the case. I don't
know why I did it. I never had any
trouble with Copple. Wo wore al
ways good friends. They say I shot
six times , but I can only remember
three. He was coming from the barn
when I went out. I shot him twice
nnd then Mrs. Copple came out. I
suppose she heard the shots. I shot
her once. Then I went into the house
and went to sleep. "
Thib , in substance , was the state-
mcent of Fred Burke , or Louis Ray
Hlggins , the murderer of W. L. Cop
ple and wife of Pender , at tl e county
jail. He discussed the case coolly
and without any reserve.
DEAN CATCHESA "MASHER"
Omaha Offender Is Run Down After a
Omaha , May 10. While walking
down Capitol avenue , near the cathe *
drnl , Dean Beecher met a young wom
an , one of his parishioners , who told
him a strange young man had approached
preached her with an Insulting re
"There he goes , " she exclaimed ,
pointing to a well dressed man a block
nway. The dean took up the chase
and captured the "masher" after a run
of six blocks.
The young man gave his name as
Mrnest Prince. Ho was released after
* severe lecture.
Diamond Thief Sentenced.
Lincoln , May 1C. William Hender-
wn , the colored trusty who stole two
diamond rings belonging to Luroe
Beemer , daughter of Warden Baemer
of the penitentiary , while he was
serving a sentence last year for hav
leg received stolen goods In Chadron
pleaded guilty to the theft in the
district court and was sentenced by
Judge Frost to three yoara In the
Nebraska Workmen Elect Officers.
Omaha , May 1C. The A. O. U.
grand lodge elected the following
officers : Grand master workman , W
A. Walling , David City ; grand guide
1 ? . R. Brway , Chadron ; grand watch
H. M. Miller , Central City. Tha n x
meeting of tin grand lodge will b
held In Lincoln. Senator Burkott de
hvercd an eloquent eulogy on th L.1
Grand Master Workman O. J. Vaa
Russians Guests of Bryan.
Uncoln , May 1C. Two Dlstln
cmlshed Russians , Alexis Allndln am
Nicholas Tchaykovsky , were th
ciiests of W. J. Bryan in Lincoln. Dot !
delivered three addresses. In thtol
speeches they dwelt largely on wha
they declared to be the unbearable
Bolltlcal conditions ID Russia.
RAISE LICENSE AT BONESTEEL
aloon License Will bo $1,000 Instead
of $800 Hereafter.
Bonesteel , S. D. , May 1G. Special
> The News : At the meeting of the
Hy council here the cost of saloon
censes was advanced from $800 to
l.oot ) . This was done partly on no-
ount of the now law in this state
hlch goes Into effect on July 1 and
hlch provides that no town can have
lore than three saloons for each
lousand of Inhabitants. At present
lonesteel has seven saloons , but af-
er July 1 under the now law have
ot more than four.
Stanton , Neb. , May 1C. Special to
ho News : The city council of this
Ity held a meeting at which the fol-
) wlng business was transacted :
Imll J. Nouman was elected presl-
ent of the council ; William Prawlt !
as re-appointed chief of police , wa-
cr commissioner and city engineer
nd his bond was duly approved.
The following committees were ap-
olnted by the mayor : On ways and
leans , Louis Dern and C. C. Mayer ;
Idcwnlks , public grounds and build-
igs , Louis Dern and Peter Davidson ;
treets nnd alleys , C. C. Mayer and
ll J. Neiiman. Dr. W. L. Bowman
vas appointed city physician , John
Shocker assistant chief of police and
verbeer of streets.
Sheldon Hands Out Plums.
Lincoln , May 10. Governor Shel
don made the following appointments :
rivato secretary , M. W. Dlmory ; oil
nspector , A. B. Allen of Tecumsoh-
deputy oil Inspector for Third dlntrlct ,
Otto Xuelow of Schuyler ; deputy for
'Ifth ' district , Win. Wheeler , Fairfleld.n
CLUB WOMEN III CONVENTION
Several Hundred in Attendance al
Iowa State Federation Meeting.
OsKaloosa la. , May 10. Oskaloosa
is thionged with club women , icady
to enjoy the seventh biennial. Head
quarters , me at the Hotel Lacey. Ac
commodations for men are at a dls
count with several hundred women
already in possession of the hotel
Mrs. J. J. Seerley of Burlington , presi
dent of the state federation , and every
officer are present. The council
mooting was held in the Methodist
Episcopal church , where elaborate dec
orations had transformed the and I
torlum. Mrs. Seerloy presided. In
formal discussion was held on topics
suggested hy district presidents.
IS HER HUSBANDJIO , 7 OR N0.8 ?
lowan , In Doubt as to Wife's Marital
Record , Wants Status Established.
Waterloo , la. , May 1C. William
Henry Sharp has appealeTT to the dis
trict court to ascertain whether he is
William VII or William VIII. He al
leges that his wife , who is suing him
for divorce , had six or seven hus
bands before accepting him. In his
answer resisting the Issuance of a dl
vorce decree he submits a list of ques
tions designed to bring out In full Ills
wife's marital record. He also wants
to know whether the former husband ?
have died or been divorced. Mia
Sharp Is thirty-five.
DRAW COLOR LINE AT SEATTLE.
White and Negro Delegates Will Not
Be Quartered at Same Hotels.
Seattle , May 10. The entertain
ment committee of the Christian En
deavor societies of Seattle , having in
charge the preparations for the na <
tional Christian Endeavor convention
to be held here In July , after conald
erable debate , voted that colored del
egates to the convention should not
be housed in the same hotels with
Des Moines , May 10. Mrs. I. Hall ,
the mother-in-law who was enjoined
from going to the homo of her son-in-
law , was outwitted. She thoughlless
ly went down town. The Injunction
did not order her away from Ihe home-
but enjoined her from going there
When she left the
quick to seize advantage of the situ
ation and the police kept her from
returning She Is now staying at the
home of a neighbor awaiting the ad
Justincnt of the family troubles.
Woodmen of World Elect Officers.
Norfolk. Va. , May 10 The sever
elgn camp , Woodmen of the World
In biennial convention here , eiacteil
the following officers for the nexi
two years- Commander , J. C. Root of
Omaha , adviser , W. W Fraser of Dal
las , banker , Moirls Shepparcl of Tex
aikana ; clerk , John T Yates of Oma
ha. watchman , W. B. Jewell of Man
Chester Iu. ; sentry , D. E. Bradshaw
of Little Rock.
Dog's Monument Costs $1,600.
Grundy Center , la. , May 1C. His
love for the dog that saved the life
of his child has caused Jacob Sllfcr
living near tbls city , to erect a niouu
Dient costing $1,500 to his memory
The handsome marble Is surmounted
by a statue of the dog chiseled from
granite and weighing GOO pounds.
Negro Fatally Shot ; Officer Wounded
Des Moines , May 1C. A. J. Barker
negro , was fatally shot and Police Do
tectlve Johnston was wounded abou
the head in an attempt to c'aptur
Barker. The negro had stabbed a
negro woman and was caught south o
this city by the police.
DENIES APPLICATION FOR WRIT
OF HADEAS CORPUS.
MUST ANSWER PERJURY CHARGE
Oil Magnate Given Into Hands of
Texas Authorities , but Appeals to
Supieme Court and Is Released
on $20,000 Bond.
St. Louis , May 10 , Judge Adams de
nied the application of 11. Clay Pleice ,
chaiiman ol the board ol the Waters-
Pleteo Oil company , tor a writ ol hab
eas counts and ordeted that the po-
tltlonei be lemanded to the custody
ot the chief of police to be deltveied
to Sherlft George S. Matthews of
Travis county , Texas , for extradition.
Pierce Is wanted in Texas to answer
to an Indictment chaiglng perjuiy in
an alllduvlt made by him In Mn > , 1000 ,
to the effect that the Wuteis-Plorco
Oil company was not a party to any
pool , trust , coufedeiutlon or combina
tion In restraint at trade.
Attoiney Pi lest gave notice of ap
peal , both to the UnlUd States cir
cuit court ol appeals and to the Unit
ed Slates supieme com I. Judge
Adams llxed bond at $20.000 on each
. The following telegiam was sent
by Mr. Pleice to Attotnoy J. D. John
son of St. Louis , who is now In Aus
tin , Tex.1
"Please announce through the press
that although I have appealed fiom
Judge Adams' decision , I will , as soon
as I can arrange my business affairs
n New York , go to Texas to have tlm
ndlclmcnl against me and the ques
tions Invllved tested by the Texas
com ts. "
TRAIN BRINGING HOME DEAD
Special Shrlners' Funeral Train Will
Reach Buffalo by Sunday Noon.
San Francisco , May 10. The special
: raln coin-lining the bodies of twenty-
eight of the SKrlneis and others
killed In the Sonthem Paclllc wieck
at Honda last Satuiday leached the
Oakland pier. Aftei a change of en
glnes it immediately left lor Buffalo
and Pennsylvania points It will run
on special time and reach Buffalo Sun
day noon , where a committee of Read
ing ( Pa. ) S-iirlncrs of Rajah temple
will meet the funcinl paity.
The train consists of a baggage car ,
containing the Iwontv eight bodies , a
composite car , a diner and one Pull
man The tialn It'll Sauln Barbara
with nineteen bodleb and took on ulna
moio on reaching San Luis Obibpo.
Grants Sanction to Marriage of Grand
Duke to Divorced Princess.
St. Petersburg , May 10. An imperial -
rial order was Issued ci eating the
Princess Anastasin of Montenegro , I
who was mauled May 12 at Yalta to
the Grand DuKe Nicholas Nlcholale-
vltch , a grand duchesb and announcing -
ing the emperor's sanction of the
union. No lonner recognizance had I
been taken of the marriage owing
to the attitude of the orthodox church
toward the remarriage of divorced 1
persons , the grand duchess having
been divorced from her first husband ,
Prince George Romanowski , duke of
Leuchtenbeig. The newly married
couple are still at Yalta.
MUST STAND TRIAL IN NEW YORK
Life Insurance Men Charged With
Larceny and Forgery. I
New York , May 1C. Frederick A.
Burnham , president of the Mutual Reserve -
serve Life Insurance company , and I
George Di Eldridge , also an officer
of the company , who are under Indictment , i
ment on charges of grand larceny and I
forgery , must stand trial in New York
county. An application for a change
of venue , made by their counsel BQV-
era ! days ago , was denied by Justice
Dowling. The trial of Burnham la ,
scheduled to begin Monday. j
Guernsey Cow Breaks Milk Record. '
New York , May iC. The world's
record milk production for a year by a
single cow has been broken by the j
Guernsey , Dolly Bloom , according to
the report of Secretary Caldwell , at ,
the annual meeting of the Guernsey
Cattle club here. Dolly Bloom's rec-i !
ord for the year was 17,297 pounds ' , | '
or about 2,023 gallons. She Is owned
by F. A. Ames of Boston.
Drought Causes Wave of Suicides.
Merldla , Yucatan , May 1C. The un
precedented drought , which baa
parched this dlstricl , entailing enor |
mous losses in all branches of busi '
ness and agriculture , is held respon )
sible for a wave of suicides among
the wealthy. In three weeks theru ' ,
have been seven suicides. News w&e '
received that Lorenzo Rlcalde , a mil
lionaire plalnter , shot himself on his
estate ; Juan Maldonado , a commission
merchant , whose business had suffered
fered , killed himself "here , letting him -
self down Into a well and there blowIng -
Ing his brains out ; Ramon Molina , a
merchant and land owner , killed him
self in his home.
Sticks to Drumhead Court.
St. Petersburg. May 1C. The uppei
house of parliament rejected the bill '
which was passed April 30 by the low-1
er house abolishing trials by drumhead - '
WHEAT SEEDING IS SLOW
Dalrymple Tolls of Crop Condition !
MI North Dakota ,
St. Paul Mu > 10. Olivet Dalryiupln
of this city , gieatost of the hoiiiumt
wheat Illinois In North Dakota HO far
ns acioiige KOCH , said that wl.eal Heed
ing Is getting along ' 'mlUity slow" In
"An uHtlnniio of 40 per cent de
crease In North Dakota's wheat aieii
this > enr Is a little high , " mild he ,
"but U will bu decidedly short. Faun-
ers Intended even hofoie the lutu
spring to put In larger metis of flax
and bailey , and now tlieie will he a
still laiget turning to diversified tann
ing. The southern pott of North Da
kota has a Hiuitll act cage , and tint
noithem two Hers ot counties havu
done vct.v little seeding. Snow Is on
the ground ( here and has put a qul >
otus on vvorK now , and I
think thin week the limit for seeding
with any chance of a ciop. It | OO | < H'
as U the United States would he 100-
000,000 husholH shcut on aggtogatu
ciop and Hinnpo aliout the s'litno 11
that N it iic < , picRcnl pi Ices do not look
GOT STAGE FRIGHT WHEN IT
CAME TO WEDDING.
SHE MARRIES LEADING MAN
Miss Carrie Edna Graham and William
Walter Russel of "Wizard of Wall
Street" Company , Are Wedded Secretly -
cretly at Albion.
Albion , Nob. , May 10 Special to
The News : Carrie Edna Graham and
William Walter Rusnel of Chicago ,
leading singers In the opera company
presenting "The Wl/ard of Wall
Stieet , " were married hero while the
show company was passing thiough.
Tlioj had planned that the ceremony
should be performed dining the per
formance , but the bride got stage
flight and the ceioniony was per
formed by the county judge. The
young people had been traveling to
gether for some time In tills company
and their acquaintance glow Into a
Pleice , Neb. , May Hi Special to
The News : One of the most fashion
able weddings that has ( alien place in
Plcicc- was solemni/.ed heio at the
home of William Stark at 7:110 : p. in.
when. Fggjik Drebeit was united in
( lie liolj liondH of matiimony with
Miss .lohle StaiK. Tlie wedding cere
mony was peitoimed by the Uev.
Chns II. Dalns of the Congiegational
cliurcli of Pleice. The gioom Is a
dusted emploje of the Upton gialn
elevator company , while the hilde is
one : of the most suave young ladles In
northcttht NelnasKa. She is a most
estimable peison and all wish her
and her's unbounded joy tlnoiigh life's
voyage. The groom Is a nephew of
II A. Diobeit ot Noifolk and has
planned i a two weeks' wedding tilp
for f himself and wife which will In-
elude bight seeing in a few large
cities. The biidal gown was a rich
cication of cream silk ciepe de chene
TELEGRAMS TERSELY TOLD
General S. B. M. Young , retired , has
been j appointed superintendent of Yel
lowstone ] parl , , lo succeed Major John
At the meeting of Hie American
Bapllst I Missionary union at Washing
ton ' , the annual ropoit of lh ireosur
cr ' showed thai the ro.celpls , aggregul-
ed ' $970,072. Appioprlullons tor the
jear were $900.110
The Cainegle hero fund commission
announced < twenty one awards. Acls
of ' bravery Incident to the Cornell tint-
verslty fire and the steamer Latch
mont : disaster In Block Island sound
are : in the inajoriiy.
Commisslonei Ballinger of the gen
oral land office has designated July
I as Hit ) dale lor opening the Chip
pewa Indian reservation In Minne
sola , when 229,297 acres will he
opened , under the homestead laws.
The case of Albert Bergfeldt vs
the state of Washington was docKotci
'In thu supreme court of the United
Slates. The tnso Involves the constl
tutionality oi the WflRlrlngton stale
law prohibiting barberlng on Sunday
Oklahoma Republicans will appea
to Attorney General Bonaparte to in
terpret the election ordinance of the
new state constitution as a last hopt
of finding some legnl way of calling
ran election foi August or September
The Hiibmarlnes Lake and Octopm
IIwore submerged near the naval coal
ing station at Bradford , R. I. , fo
their twenty-four hours' submergoc
habltablllty test. There are nine men
on board the Lake and ilxtoea on the
American League St. Louis , 5
Philadelphia , 8.
National League Philadelphia , 2
Chicago , 4. Brooklyn , 3 ; St. Louis , 4
Boston , 2 ; Plttsburg , 1. New York
4 ; Cincinnati , 3.
American Association Kansas City
10 ; Toledo , 9. Minneapolis , 3 ; Indian
apolls , 1.
QWestern League Pueblo , 0 ; Oma
ha , 3. Denver , 3 ; Des Moines , 0.
TALESMEN AT BOISE PREJUDICED
AGAINST HARRY ORCHARD.
DORAH TAKES HAND IN QUIZ
Questions Candidates aa to Whether
They Would Give Same Credence to
Prisoner's Testimony That They
Would to Other Witnesses.
IlolHo , Ida. . May 10. The unoxpoct
< M | uncovetlng of a vein of ptojiidlca
against Ilnny Oichard and his testl
mony dutlng the luilher oMimliiarlon
of lalosmen In the Steunenhetg miir-
, der ( case led to the llt-Hl shatp wrangle
j i belwecn couiiMol and Involved tin
' ntuno of PioHldcnt Roosevelt In an
' , icilmonloiiH discussion The day and
he Incident hegan with Samuel Win
gate. Hie eleventh tnloHiinm , In tha
lands of the dclcnHo lor exiiinliuillon
n chief. QuoHtloiiIng had ptocoedeil
a shot ) distance wlien It developed
hat Mt Wlngato was lihtsed agiiltiHl
Oichaid and unwilling to accept Hia |
testimony which It Is expected ho will
give against tin * prlsonei. The do
'onso mutually tried al once to nluni
that Wltigato'H slate of mind on the
subject was not such as would war
rant his lemovnl fiom the box When
Hie talesman icpasHi'd to thu hnndu
of the Ht'ite ' , Senator lloinli qnlcUb
I row ft otii him the flat fooled stnto
ment Hint he could not nnilei any cir
cumslnncc'S glvo ctodonco to Of
cluird'H teHtimony. Wlngale was upon
this excused , tin * defense excepting tc
lite couit's tilling and from thence fop
ward the state was paitlcular to teal
all talesmen on thin point.
TaleHinnn A P. Bums , who llnnllj
succeeded to Wlngale's scat , said tin
der oath that he was not piepaiod Ic
give the same ciedctice to Oiehniii
that he would exlcnd lo other wit
nciiH"s. but his attitude was nol
deemed milllclent lo wnrianl his to
moval. Senator IloirJi pnl the cmes
lion to Talesman William MtGuMln
who Kucc-oedod Talesman Horny tc
scat No. ( i , alter the hilter had been
evicted tor Implied bias on the tc-stl
mony ol R. 7 . Lovohic'e the llrsl
wllness called In the case who swoifl
that Henry had told him thai Hay
wood , Mojer and Petlllione would nol
have heen btonghl heie If "they had
not been mixed up In the case. "
Darrow Objects to Question.
Clatence S. Duriow of I he iluforrrx
ohjecled to II.e ciiesllon | , and Senator
Bornli shin ply leplled :
"After the IrnmoiiHO latlludo thai
the ( It-tonne has taken In regard tc
McPartlancl , Taft and Roosevelt. I dc
nol think they would stick on any
technicality al this late diij. "
"We did nol ask as to the effecl ol
McParHand's testimony , " said Darrow
and RIchardHon together.
"If Roosevelt ID lo be hroughl here
to teslify we mlghl have somelhlns
maie to say , " wenl on Mr. lilc-liard
"Roosevelt can take care of lilmuull
wheiever lie is , " tulotled Boiah.
"Well , 1 don'l know about Ihat , '
said Mr. Danow.
Judge Wtiod direclod counaol to
proceed with the case , bill Mr. Dur
rou , who was stunillng , took loinial
exceitlon | lo the uunurka ol Mr
" 1 will he glad lo ollinlnate Reese
veil , If > ou will. " replied Boiah. "Hi
was hioughl Into the cane b > the de
"He came In himself , " said Mr
RichiiidHon. "He is 2,000 miles awu }
and he wtltes lettcis. " ,
"He was hiought in by his own but-
ting-in , " added Mr. Uariow.
The Judge overruled the ohjectlor ,
to Hie question , the talesman biijlnw
that lie did nol have an > bias 01 opln
Ion In the mallei , the defense noting
uu exception , and the incident closed
Jury Box Final ! Filled.
The juty box was finally filled wltli
twelve talesmen , subjected to exanil
nation and tempointilj passed h > both
sides , and Ihu court announced lliut II !
It was In ordei for both sides to exer-i i
else poioiiitor | ) > challenge's CoiuiHol )
lor haywood anKed tot a lew minutes' '
deki ) , and for live minutes they gathered ,
ored around Ihu chair ol the prisoner
and engaged In oainest consultation
as to their coitiscon the men occupy
ing the Juty box. The stale exercised
Us right first and excused William
Van Orsdale , u grocer , who has occu
pied stmt No. 2 since lha opening da >
of the trial. George F. Maw. a yourifi
farmer with sttong opinions ns tc
the acts of certain elements In Ihflj
labor unions of the country , was then
called to the \acant place. The state
passed him and ho was still in lh
bunds of the defotiHO when adjourn
ment hour was reached.
Grants Demands of Strikers.
San Francisco , May 16. The Geary
street road has granted the demands
of the slrlklng carmen and will re
sinne oporallonu on a basis of $3 far
an eight-hour day. The hoard of HU
pervtsers notified the officials of this
line Monday that unless the company
starled Its cars the city wouM take
over the road and operate It. i
Pickpocket Sendi Pack $100.
Des Moines. May 16. Mrs. S. S. '
Gillette , 1030 * Twenty-second street , re-1 n'
celTC-cl from Vlsby , Sweden , J100' )
which was taken from her by pickpockets -
pockets In Bridgeport , Conn. , two
years ago. Who the thief was she
hai no Idea.
Tilt CONDITIONJF THE WEATHER
Temperature for Twenty-four Hours.
Forecast for Nebraska.
Conditions of ( ho weather as record *
cd for the twenty-four hours ending
at H a , in today :
Maximum , 01
Minimum . . . . 'II
Avoinu.li -If )
Chicago , May 1(1. ( The bulletin In-
sued by I bo Chicago iitatlon of the
United States weather bureau given
the foiccast for Nebraska an follows :
Fair tonight and Fildny. Warmer
emit and cooler noithwest portion to
night. Cooler Friday.
ORDINANCE AGAINST BRIDGE
Cltlzoni of Mellette , 3. D. , Aroused
Over Hold Game Has Upon City.
Mellfttu , S. I ) . , May III. Atoum-d
ovci the Hptond ( if the bridge whist
uiuo among women , the council has
t > \ n iinanlmoiiH vote adopted an ordi
nance making It M cilmliial ofl'untio to
play , cards In the privacy of the homo
or olwwhoio fin prices. The ordi
nance ptovldcH that anyone convicted
of violating Its piovlslons shall hn
lined , | not lens I linn $15 ! nor moie thtui
and ImpilHoiiod In jail for thirl/
I'he town miiishal , rcmtful of tin
vvtath of the women , has resigned.
Ills tuiccoHsor , who has been appoint
ed b ) the council , declines that hu
will piompllv place itndet aricHl any
IKMHOII of either Hex whom he may
find , | pla > lng c-aids lot pi I/en. The or-
dlniince nhio lothldH Hie soiling of
chiincos on an.v aitlclo A ehutcli fair ,
at which chnnc OH wote to he sold , haw
been given up on account ol the ordi
nance. CIH/eiiH of Mellette atu In-
( cimod ovei thu piiHsngo of thu ordi
EVIDENCE AGAINST NEGROES
Testimony Connecting Colored Sol
diers with Brownsville Riot ,
Washington , May 10. DlreU tesll-
nmnv conneclliig nogio soldiois wltli
the ' shooting alfia > al Iliownsvllle ,
Tex , on I lie night of Aug 111 hist , was
given heloie I ho semite coiumltteo on
nill'tniv ' nllalis. Tlneo witnesses , Mr.
and MIH Gcoigo W. Handnll and JOHO
\1aitlntv toHilllod to seeing or hear
ing soldletb leaving the post during
Hie Khooiing , and Mm linolesllfled
that ho Haw the men shooting.
On CIOHS examination Senator For-
alu r nilsed M > mo doubt as to jtifit
when Maitlmv saw tno soldiers , and
tills J in iv Hive to he clouted up by
IIATTEIJ NEAR JOJOBA VICTORY
Gets 51 V/otrs in Caucus , Lncklmj Only
One to Nominate ,
MadlHon , WlH. , Ma > Hi. The sena
torial contest Is near Its final singe.
II was expected that last night wouhl
see the end , hut a change of two
voUs prevc'iiled Hils oulcomo. Tha
autl-SlephoiiHon Republicans decided
lo drop ISnch and vole for Htttton ,
and 53 votes w < te pledged to Hatten ,
one mute than enough lo elect In
caucus. However , one changed to
Stopheiison and two rcluped lo vote ,
leav Ing Hatlon _ _ _ vvllli 51.
Aged Iowa Man Drops Dead.
Boone , la. , Mn > 1C. I. N. Cross , a
promlnenl ( emetery sexton , dropped
dead uflor canylrig an armload of
wood Into the kitchen
PRESBYTERIANS JN SESSION
Spirited Contest for Moderator of General
Columbim , O. , Ma > Ifi. A spirited
contest for the olllce of moderator
promises to bo one of the features ol
the 119th annual session of the Pres
byterian general assembly , which con
vened In this city today. The candi
date mentioned are Rev. William
Henry Roberts of Philadelphia , wha
has been stated clerk of the Presby
terian assembly since 1893 ; Dr. Will
lam II. Black , president of Missouri
Valley college at Marshall. Mo. , and
former moderator of the Cumberland
Pn-fbyterlan assembly , and Dr. W.
O Thompson , president of Ohio State
Election Results In Austria.
Vienna , May 1C. The returns from
the elections held throughout Austria ,
while not ynt complete , show that
the most powerful parties In the lower
house , which will assemble June 12.
vlll be the socialists and the anti-
_ _ _ _ _ _ . _ _ _ , _
-Sheriff Destroys Liquor ,
' > nendence , Kan Ma > 1C. The
KCI rf of thi county destro > ed $5.000
wov ' i. liquor In the street. The
llui .t was Fc-l/ed some time ago from
saloor. n the cotut : > The destruc
tion w i witnessed by an immense
crowd i uoplc
Ssy'c anductor Robbed Him.
Now \i , May 10 That a coiirnct-
or of th Grand stM't ciosstown
f-trcet car line turned out the lights
of the cor. Knocked him down and
robbed him of $980 while he was a
passenger on the car was the corn-
plaint made to the police hy Antonio
Kresule. a hospital aurae.
Another Plot to KIH Czar.
St. Petersburg , May IS , A terrorist
conspiracy directed agateat the lif
of Brnperor Nicholas was revealed by
the arrest at Tvir&Koe Selo of a sol
dier of the guard regiment , who con
fessed to accepting a large bribe t *
as lt > t in the murder.
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