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THE OMAHA DAILY 11 EE: SUNDAY, JANUARY IS. 100P,.
Gives His Secret
To the World
H RanwkaSIs Discovery by a
THE ART OF FASCINATION, THE
POWER OF CHARMING, THE
SECRETS OF PERSONAL MAG
NETISM FILLY AND COM
PLETELY REVEALED AT. LAST
Marvelous, Mysterious Force Which
Gives Wonderful Msntal and Phys
ical Strength; Overcomas All Dis
eases; Enables You to Know the
Secret Natures of Others and to
Handle Them as You Please,
Prof. R. F. Robertson, Fsych. D., C. D..
la the greatest living teacher of Personal
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THIEVES SHOOT YOUNG MAN
Victim Hal Deleted Thorn ia the Aot of
lobbiaj the Meat Storehouse
ONE OF SUPPOSED CRIMINALS ARRESTEO
Hustled Off In Ariel I
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PERRY. Ia.. Jan. 17. (Special Telegram.)
Harry Pattee. teller of the First National
bank, on returning from the calico ball, a
big social function, at t o'clock this morn
ing, was shot In the right breast Just be
low the nipple by two men who were steal
ing meat which hung on the back porch of
his father's house. He had undressed and
was ready for bed when he heard a noise
and on going to the back door saw the men
and grappled with one of them, who shot
him and ran away. He got back Into the
house and called for help. His father and
two sister were aroused and called Drs.
Trout and Ross. The wound bled freely, but
hey could not locate the ball. Harry rested
easily during the day, but tonight is worse
nd It Is feared will not rally again. To
morrow, if well enough, X ray are to be
sed to locate the bullet.
Marshal Rlsser telephoned to Knoxvllle
or bloodhounds, which arrived at 8:15 over
he Rock Island and were immediately put
on the trail. They followed it to the old
pest house, now occupied by Steve Crandall,
fellcw-about-town, who ia on parole from
jail for stealing a hog some time ago. He
ad gone down town and given himself up
to be taken to Adel to Jat to serve out his
sentence. He was locked Lp and the hounds
put on the trail for the other man. They
racked him through a barn and there lost
the trail. He Is supposed to have taken a
orse and left town.
Talk of lynching has been rife all day
and the officers decided to take Crandall to
Adel to Jail at 7 this evening. A mob of
several hundred git together and tried to
et the prisoner away from the officers.
Cluba and fists were freely used, a rope
was passed through the crowd and waa put
ver Crandall'a head, but the officers got It
off again. Someone hit him In the face with a
club and broke his nose. After drawing
revolvers and threatening the crowd the
officers managed to get Crandall on the 1
'clock train for Adel. The disgrace of a
lynching was narrowly averted. The other
man !a still at large, but it la expected he
will be arrested in a day or so.
DES MOINES, la.. Jan. 17. (Special Tele
gram.) Governor Cummins was this even
lng notified by the captain of the militia
company at Perry that he had already
called out his company to patrol the city
in connection with the shoctlng by robbers
lest night of Harry Pattee. The governor
had not been asked to call out the mil
Itta and the action of the Perry captain
was unauthorized, but the governor said he
would make no objection to the militia
company acting as a police force If they
chose to do so.
HANDY WITH CARVING KNIFE
Sheep Batcher Attempts to Make Pro
fessional Victim of CoU
i orcd Woman.
At 9:33 o'clock yesterday evening Arch
Harvey, excited and short of breath, ap
peared In the police station and after hold
ing onto a door casing until ne caught u,p
with bis breath, said:
'Deya a man been cuttln' a gall up Jes
now. over at Lcventn street. He a cut-
tin' her now!"
The six or seven officers in the rooms
rushed for overcoats and cluba and started
on a run with Arch, who was so excited
that he could not aay where the murder
was being done.
Up some dark stairs, over the hand laun
dry of H. Slaughter at 205 North Eleventh
street, they found the girl who had been
carved, a broken tumbler and some colored
folks. The girl had an inch and a halt long
cut on her shoulder. The man had escaped
The woman was Hattle Walker; the man
Burrell Handy, with whom she had been
living since she came to Omaha. She bad
been to the police station early In the even
ing to protest against Burrell, who had
been beating her for weeks. Hattle has
been working for Mrs. Slaughter, who feeds
boarders. Handy eats these meals. He la
employed by the Swift packing house In
Sooth Omaha and is a handy man In the
sheep killing department.
It seema that yesterday evening he
started for the Slaughter bouse, that la,
the hand laundry, with the Idea of eating
another meal and doing for Hattle. Treat
ing her proferalonally aa a sheep, he started
in handily with a good sized knife, but was
bothered by Arch and others. About half
an hour after the first alarm, Handy re
turned to finish the work, saying: "I sure
will kill that wench tonight." The police
were again called.
WILL ELECT AN ARCHBISHOP
Peculiar Method to Be Pursued
Selecting a Successor to Lata
LONDON', Jan. 17. The members of the
Ancient chapter of Canterbury met on Fri
day to take the first step In the formal
election of a new archlbishop of Canter
bury, In succession to the late Dr. Temple.
, The chapter rlerk read a letter recom
mendatory, whose quaint phraseology In
suggesting that Dr. Davidson 111! the va
cancr Is aa follows:
"Trusty and well beloved, we greet you
well. Whereas, the archlblshopric of Can
terbury is at the present void by the death
of Dr. Frederick Temple, the late arch-
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rusty and well beloved counsellor, Randall
Thomas Davidson, doctor of divinity, now
bishop of Westchester, Is endued, we have
been pleased to know and recommend him
to you to be elected and chosen to said
archbishopric of Canterbury."
The election Is fixed for January 27. It Is
a purely formal proceedure, and follows the
king's nomination as a matter of course.
SEES HOPE FOR IRELAND
Redmond (Inlni l.nvr la Imminent
to Heal l,iins Utaadlna
LONDON. Jan. 17. John Redmond, M. P..
responding to a national address, presented
to him at Edinburgh this evening, said he
believed Ireland would soon see a law which
would heal the wounds of the century and
give the Irish people a chance of living In
peace and prosperity on their own soil.
If the chance of settling the Irish land
queatlon was lost by rejection of the mea
sure, said Mr. Redmond, there would be an
overwhelming Justification for such a
strong, menacing and dangerous public
movement In Ireland as he would be sorry
to see. He thought the spirit of concilia
tion with the Dublin lard conference would
be reproduced In the House of Commons,
and If so the political parties might com
mence the work of appeasement and Justice.
Hitherto the Irish nationalists had been
fighting landlordism and not the landlords,
whom they wished would remain to take
a part In the government of the country.
The demand on the treasury in connection
with the voluntary purchase scheme was
not unreasonable. Th4 deficit would disap
pear In ten years by the reduction In the
cost of governing Ireland. Laying aside
the questions of what was due to the land
lords, and of the debt due to Ireland, It
would be a profitable investment to settle
the land question which had baffled the best
English statesmen, had been a source of
poverty, misery and bloodshed and had
caused the emigration of millions of Irish
men to America who cherished there an
undying hatred for the Union Jack.
He did not believe the settlement of the
land question would settle the home rule
question and he would hestltate to say that
It would be the removal of the last obsta
cle. In conclusion said he. If the last chance
was lost, the losers would be the landlords
and those desiring to maintain the connec
tion between England and Ireland. Tho
Irish people were ready to accept the situa
tion in the event of the acceptance or the
refusal of the pending proposition.
AMERICAN 'VARSITYS BEST
German Professor Lament Short
coming; 4of 111 National Scat
BERLIN, Jan. 17. German scholars are
beginning to give unusual attention to
American intellectual progress. Prof. Welti
of Freiburg university, comparing the scien
tific development of Germany and the
United States, says the real American
danger exists In Intellectual rather than
The foremost among the new world uni
versities, be points out, ore better equipped
than those in Germany for comprehensive
training, and the munificent glfta from pri
vate individual for libraries, museums,
laboratories and professorships supply the
American professors with facilities for In
struction superior to those of their German
colleagues. Therefore, Germany ia in dan
ger of being surpassed by the United Statea
in intellectual development.
Describing bow German workers are
handicapped by the Inadequacy of libraries,
Prof. Welts remarks: '
German Investigators often painfully real
ise the fact that their American colleagues
work under far more favorable clrcum
stances. We have libraries, numerous and
good, but there is not a single one where
it can with certainty be reckoned tnat
adequate material exlpts for the subject
In hand. The larger Herman u-niversniea,
like Berlin, Munich and Uoettlngen, have
often attempted to get means for supply
ing the missing books, but in vain. After
several weeks of correspondence with six
or more libraries the Inquirer Anally ascer
tains that It is impossible to write a dis
sertation In Germany at all.
In conclusion, the professor assert that
the Americans not only have the better
tools, but owing to their large teaching
staffs and more minute subdivision of sub
jects, the American students are able to
pursue individual scientific tests more ef
fectively. WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC GOES ON
Bohemian Paper Make Startling;
Statement Regarding? It
(Copyright, 1903. by Press Publishing Co.)
PRAGUE, Bohemia, Jan. 17. (New York
World Cablegram Special Telegram.)
Notwithstanding International congresses
and much public Indignation the "white
slave" traffic la assuming enormous pro
portions. The other day fifteen Polish girls
between"l5 and 18 and under charge of a
"chaperon," were discovered between
Prague and Cracow, but the police de
clined to Interfere, and it is surmised that
they are In the pay of scoundrelly agents.
A Prague newspaper of good standing states
that to its certain knowledge aa many as
sixty girls are shipped dally from Bohemia
on the way to America by way of Bremen
The Pravo Llbu. another Bohemian Jour
nal, says 200 girls a week are sent from
Gallcla to Dresden and Leipslc, whence
they are dispatched to various ports In the
north and south of Europe for shipment to
HOLDS OUT HOPE TO PRISONERS
H. Ashley of Beatrice Seek Re
lease of Almost Three Hun
TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 17. (Special Tele
gram.) W. H. Aj,hby, an attorney of Be
atrice, Neb., haa taken a contract to secure
the release of the 285 Oklahoma convicts
whe are confined under contract In the I
Kansas atata Danitentlarv at Lansln. Kan.
As a first step In carrying out his contract
he appeared in :he state supreme court
here today to argue for trs issue ot a writ
cf habeas corpus for I. N. Terrill. on of
the Oklahoma prisoners. Terrill is In
prison for murder. He Is seeking release
on the ground that the Oklahoma contract
for the rare of convicts at Lansing Is In
valid. He Is a lawyer himself and insisted
on arguing his own rase, but Asbby ap
peared also, aa a "friend ot the court." The
court took the matter under advisement.
It Is expected that the writ will be
granted, which will open the way for Aehby
to secure the release of every one of the
Oklahoma convicts. Oklahoma Is expecting
such a decision and Is plannTng to rush all
Its convicts back to Oklahoma by epectnl
train as soon as It is found necessary.
Asbby notified Governor Bailey ot this In
tended move todsy and asked him to take
steps to prevent so summary a proceeding,
which would shut Asbby out. Tbe gov
ernor promised to Investigate ths mat lex.
PRESIDENT CROWS ANXIOUS
Sceki AfsuraEC! of Anti-Tru,st Legislation
and Cubun Treaty.
COLORADO LIEUTENANT LET OUT OF ARMY
Trraiirr Ilepnrtmcnt Declares radge
Orenn lied Part of I nltcd Mutes
for Purpose of Customs Col
lection on Cable.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 17. Important con
ferences were held today between the pres
ident and prominent members of the senate
regarding the legislative prospect for the
remainder of the session. President Roose
velt Is anxious to see some anti-trust leg
islation and the ratification of the Cuban
reciprocity treaty. Such assurance as are
possible at thla time have been given him
th-t both these desires will bo fulfilled.
Ia the course of an Interview today Sen
ator Barrows (Mich.), who rast spring led
the opposition to reciprocity, told the pres
ident that, with rosslbly one exception,
the nineteen senators who then opposed
would support the pending Cuban treaty as
Ho liad no doubt that the treaty would be
ratified aa he was assured that no oerlous
opposition was to be expected from those
democrats who regarded it with disfavor.
Senators Piatt (Conn.) and Aldrlch (R. I.)
discussed the prospect of anti-trust lcg
Islstlon. Both were of the opinion that
some measure could be passed, although It
was pointed out that with less six weeks
remaining, It would be difficult to over
come any strenuous opposition.
Senator Beverldge (Ind.) told the presi
dent that it was now certain the omnibus
statehood bill would not be passed by the
senate." Ho did not Indicate what fate
awaited his committee statehood measure.
Hobson I In Quandary.
Upon the recommendation of Admiral
Bowles, chief constructor of the navy. Act
lng Secretary Barling today assigned Con
struotor Hobson to duty In chars,? of the
construction department at the Pugel Sound
naval station at Bremerton. Mr. Hobson
has been for som. months past on waiting
orders, having declined an assignment to
Pensacola, pending action by congress
authorizing his retirement, and Is now in
a position where he must resign from the
navy altogether or undertake active duty
for which ho feels himself unfitted by rea
son of an eye trouble.
Disapprove Water Cure.
Final action baa been taken by the pres
ident and secretary of war In the case of
First Lieutenant Edwin A. Hickman of the
First cavalry, one of the officers tried by
courtmartlal for administering the water
cure to Filipino prisoners. The military
court acquitted him and the papers have
been Indorsed with the simple word "dls
approved," evidently Intending to depre
cate the employment of tho water cure
without affecting the Judgment of the court
in acquitting the officer on the general
ground that Its employment in this in
stance was Justified by circumstances.
Colorado Lieutenant Let Out.
Secretary Root haa directed that the res
ignation of Second Lieutenant Kistler, Fifth
infantry, be accepted for the good of the
service. This action was taken on the
recommendation of Brigadier General Funs
ton, commanding the department . of Colo
rado, to avoid scandal and the expense of
It appear that Lieutenant Kistler haa
been abcent without leave from his poBt
at Foit Logan, Colo., since December 15
and has duplicated his pay accounts.
Paclfle Ocean 1 American.
The Treasury department has decided that
the bottom of the Pacific ocean la not
"foreign country" within the meaning of
the tariff lavs, and hence repair cable im
ported by the Commercial Pacific company
cannot be withdrawn from a bonded ware
house without the payment of duty.
Trust Bill Come I p Soon.
Representatives Littlefleld and Overstreet
of the subcommittee of the house Judiciary
committee were at the Department of
Justice today ip connection with the prep
aratlon of an anti-trust bill.
The subcommittee expects to have its
bill completed so as to have a final con
fcrence with the attorney general on Mon
day. If it finds that It can be formally
adopted and a report ordered on Tuesday
or Wednesday, the committee may adjourn
until Wednesday, otherwise there would be
a delay until Friday.
Pushes Safety Appliance Bill.
H. R. Fuller, representing the brother
hoods of locomotive engineers, firemen,
railway trainmen and the orders of rail
way conductors and railroad telegraphers,
addressed a letter, today to Speaker Hen
derson urging that time be allowed at an
earjy day for the consideration of the
safety appliance bill.
Price Raiser Mulcted.
A bill waa Introduced today by Repre
sentative Bell (Colo.) providing that
any producer, dealer, transporter or agent
who shall Join with any other person or
persons for the purpose of raising the price
of any article of food or fuel, or Its car-
(A in tne skv comes
- me star oi neann
to the weak and
doesfor the stom
ach that which it
Is unable to do (or
Itself, even If but
supplies the natural
Juices of digestion snd
does the work of the
stomach, relaxing the
nervous tension, while
the Inflamed muscles
and membranes of that
organ are allowed to
rest and heal. It cures
palpitation ol the heart,
nervous dyspeps a and
all stomach troubles by
cleansing, purifying and
strengthening the glands
membranes of the stom
ach and digestive organs,
Kodol Dyspepsia Cure
Tr feiler Csa Ssssly Trs.
Bottles onTy. $ 1 .00 Sut hcidir.g 24 times
ths trial sua. which senior 50c
rrssartd sy L C DtVrTT CO, CfilCAOO,
mum mi a.'iisp l ...u. .,,! i s
riage and hauling, shall be guilty of ex-,
tortlon. A maximum prnslty pf a I.YOop.
fine cr Imprisonment f. r one year Is pro
vided. Poatnfltre Is t loaril.
For the reason that no suitable person
Is available to take the office, the fourth
assistant postmaster general has discon
tinued the pcstofTlee at Keokoi, Island ot
Man, Hawaii. The postmaster, whose com
pensation was a year, resigned some
' Chinese Inspector Accused,
Commissioner Genersl Sargent of the Im
migration bureau haa filed charges against
Ralph Isard. Chinese Inspector ststlooed
Among other things Isard Is charged with
being in league with persons Interested lu
smuggling Chinese Into this country. It
said that the buslnest. of smuggling Chinese
for a consideration has covered a long
period of time and the department believes
that evidence of guilt Is conclusive.
Isard hss been summoned to Washington
and has been furnished with ctfpy of the
Itnrk Burled at Artlnartoa.
The remains rf Alfred E. Buck, late
United States minister to Japan, who died
at the consulate a few weeks ago, were pri
vately Interred in the National cemetery
at Arlington today. Mr. Buck was a volun
teer soldier during the war of the rebel
lion and was entitled lo a military funeral,
but at the request of his wife the usual
military ceremony at the grave was
Kaprnsc of the District.
The District of Columbia appropriation
bill reported to the house today carries an
appropriation of $7,749,225. The current
appropriation Is $3,462,923, while the esti
mates submitted exceeded $10,000,000.
WOOL GROWERS HOLD MEETING
a'atlonal Association Convenes In
Kansas City nlth Senator
Warren In the Chair.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 17. The Na
tional Wool Growers' association met here
today In annual convention and many dele
gates to the national live stock meeting re
mained over to attend its sessions. Speech-
making, reports of Its officers and consid
eration of resolutions took up tho time.
Senator Francis E. Warren of Wyoming,
president ot the, association, presided and
delivered his annual address, which was
followed by the reports of the executive
committee and the treasurer.
The program included addresses as fol
lows: "How Knowledge Pertaining to the
Sheep and Woolen Industry, Both National
and International, Can Be Brought to the
Attention of Those Interested," by Hon.
Frank P. Bennett, Boston: "English Tax
payers In America," M. E. Cooper, Pennsyl
vania; "State and Federal Inspection," Dr.
D. E. Salmon, Washington, D. C, chief of
Bureau of Animal Industry; "The Cotswold
Sheep," Frank W. Harding, Wisconsin;
"Mutual Interests of Wool Growers and
Wool Manufacturers," 8. N. D. Orth, Bos
ton; "Benefits to Be Derived from Organi
zation and Co-operation." Hon. Jesse M.
Smith, Utah: "The Sheep that Produces 100
Per Cent Fine Delaine Wool," L. L. Harsh,
Michigan; "Transportation of Live Stock to
Market," R. F. Buller, Idaho; "Co-operative
Wool Selling," Joseph Ewing, Ohio.
In his address President Warren said the
wool growers of the country were In better
condition now than they had been for years
past. The country, he said, is practically
free from old wool stored in former years
by speculators, and with the marketing of
the clip this year he believed better prices
Take It all the way from the sheep's bsck
to the clothing ot the consumer there is no
surplus In this country at this time. Presi
dent Warren said that the United States
seemed to have become a mutton-eating na
tion within the last two years.
KANSAS CITY. Jan. 17. The last of the
delegates to the National Livestock con
vention left tonight, when 200 started for
Memphis and New Orleans on a special
train over the 'Frisco.
The next annual convention will be held
In Portland, Ore., on the second Monday
In January, 1004, one day prior to the Na
tional Live Stock association's meeting.
Senator F. E. Warren of Wyoming was re
elected president and Frank P. Bennett of
Boston will serve . another year as vice
president. The president will appoint a
secretary and treasurer.
Resolutions relating to the forest re
serves and the disease known as "scab"
among sheep provoked the principal dis
cussion of the session today. One resolu
tion a-iked that Jurisdiction over the forest
reserves of the Black Mesa, Grand Canyon
and St. Louis be transferred from the
Interior department to . the Agricultural
department. Upon the dvice of Senator
Warren, action on the resolution was post
poned. . ,
A resolution extending the thanks of
the. convention to the bureau of animal
industry for Its activity In combatting
scab"-and asking that government In
spectors be appointed to Investigate and
fight the disease caused a lively discussion
between Utah and Idaho delegates. J. X.
Moyle and Jesse Smith of Utah Indorsed
the resolution and Darlow Ferguson ot
Idaho said It was not necessary to ask
government assistance, as the few Bta'es
affected were amply able to fight the dis
ease. The resolution was finally tabled.
SHOOTS THROUGH WINDOW
Assaasla Murder Missouri Lumber
man a He Sits Heading
CHARLESTON, Mo., Jan. 17. J. W. Bow
ser, a wealthy sawmill owner of Annlston,
six miles south ot here, was assassinated
last night by some unknown person while
he sat reading a paper In his room. Both
barrels of a shotgun were fired Into Mr.
Bowser's head, almost tearing It frcm the
ohoultVrs and causing instant death. The
window was not more than seven feet from
Mr. Bowser's cbalr snd the gun was evi
dently pressed against the glass.
Mrs. Bowser, the wife of the murdered
man, was, the only occupant oi tne nouse
and she bad Just moved a few feet away
from the table beside which her husband
sat when the snVt waa fired. Otherwise
she would have been seriously injured.
Mr. Bowser, in addition to his saw mill
property, was tbe owner of 10. 000 acres of
timber land In this county. No clue has
developed as to the perpetrator of tbe deed '
and no arrests have been made. No motive
for tbe deed is known. Mr. Bowser came
here about eight years ago from Lebanon,
Ind.. where an aged mother and an Invalid
sister still reside.
CRUSHED IN AN ELEVATOR
Vonna: Woman of ev York Meet
' with Arcldcat la t all
torn la Hotel.
SANTA BARBARA, Csl , Jan. 17. -Miss
Caroline Kelly, a young society woman of
New York, has suffered shocking Injuries
in ac elevator accident In the Potter hotel.
As Miss Kelly entered the car she slipped
and fell. Tbe elevator, for some unex
plained reason, shot upward, crushing Miss
Kelly against the floor above.
Amputation of one of ber legs will be
necessary and tbe shock may prove fatsl.
She ta a sister-ln-law of Louis Olvernabd.
a wealthy silk manufacturer of New York,
EXPLOSION ON BATTLESHIP
Prmatnre D-scharge Kills Bit Men and
Injures Three Others.
ACCIDENT OCCURS ON MASSACHUSETTS
Maanlacrnt Discipline Shnnn by the
Officer and Men Probably Prevents
Additional K plosions and
More Scrlon Hraplta.
SAN JUAN. P. R.. Jan. 17. Six men
were killed and three others were wounded,
two of them probably fatally, by the ex
plosion of a powder charge cf an elht
Inch gun on board the United State bat
tleship Massachusetts yesterday morning,
while at target practice off Culcbrn Island.
Details of the explosion were obtained
when Massachusetts arrived hero today.
The explosion occurred in the starboard
after eight -Inch turret shortly before noon
yesteruay and was dne to the accidental
discharge of a pectisston primer while tho
breach of the gun was open.
r.oalarn Miraculously F.scapes.
The full charge exploded In the turret
and killed or injured all the crew of the
gun, numbering nine men. Ensign Ward
K. Wort man. w ho was In charge of the
turret, escaped Injury, though be waa stand
ing near the scene of the explosion.
The dead: .
K. J. FLATT, S29 Eighth atreet. Troy.
8. F. MAUNOWSKI, 8433 Ontario avenue,
F. H. LOESSER. 13$ East Eighty-sixth
street. New York.
ANDREW HENDRIKSEN. Norway.
R. RUIE. Walnut hills. Cincinnati.
A. S. TACHE. Miami street, St. Louis.
The seriously Injured:
A. N. Dossett. Durham, N. C.
Patterson, 22 Sohoe street, Pitts-
Schert, 375 Cleveland avenue, Chi-
Magnificent discipline waa shown by the
officers and crew. Captain Lee, commanding
the marine guard of the vessel, and Ensign
Clarence Abele Immediately flooded the tur
ret with water, and Lieutenant Charles F.
Hughes and Gunner Kohlweln went below to
the magazine, picking up powder charges
and preventing further explosions, while
Lieutenant William C. Cole and Gun Cap
tain Soneman entered the turret and with
drew tho charge from the other gun, whose
breech was open.
The survivors of the gun's crew when res
cued were burned, mutilated and nearly
dead. One man, whose clothing was on fire,
In less than a minute after the explosion
three streams of water were pouring Into
the turret, preventing the charge In the
other eight-Inch gun from exploding.
A funeral service for the men killed was
held this afternoon on board Massachusetts,
Chaplalu Wright officiating. Afterward a
procession was formed on shore and pro
ceeded to the military cemetery of Torto
Rico, whero the Interment took place. The
regimental band of the garrison of Porto
Rico took part in the ceremony.
Admiral Hlgglnson and the officers of
Massachusetts were at the graveside, where
military honors were rendered. The injured
men are lying In the military hospital.
They are severely burned, Schert and Dos
sett not being expected to recover.
Admiral lllcalnson's Report.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 17. Admiral Hlggln
son cables from San Juan, P. R., under to
day's date, that by an explosion ot powder
in the eight-Inch turret ot the battleship
Massachusetts five men were killed and four
injured. None were commissioned efflcers.
The text of Admiral Hlgglnson's cable
gram is as follows:
SAN JUAN. P. R.. Jan. 17. Secretai of
Navy Washington: Powder charge ex
ploded r.ccklentally In eight-Inch turrt'.
Massachusetts. Cause being investigate;
Dead A. Hendrlcksen. boat s mate; F. It.
Losser. apprentice; F. L. Mallnowskl,
landsman; K. J. Piatt, ordinary seaman;
Robert Rule, ordinary seaman.
Injured W. W. Asohert, apprentice; A.
S. Tacke, coxswain; J. O. Patterson, ordi
nary seaman; A. N. Dossett, ordinary sea
man. ALABAMA NEGRO STANDS SIEGE
Bar Himself In 'Woodland Shack and
Keep Pursuers OS with
biL,LKiA, Ala., Jan. 17. Tom Benton, a
notorious negro, who escaped from Jail
here three weeka ago, is now barricaded in
a deserted shack a few miles beyond Hardy
vllle. In Shelby county. Attempts to take
him have proved"lnetfectual and he has al
ready killed one man, a negro, and wounded
several white men. Inhabitants of the
neighborhood are terrified.
After his escape from Jail, where he was
confined for shooting a negro foreman and
killing a negro at tbe lime works In Shel-
byvllle, Benton returned to Shelby county
heavily armed, and threatened H. L. Bow-
den, a contractor. He then hunted up two
negroes who had testified against him and
proceeded to fire on them, but they suc
ceeded In driving him into the woods,
where he barricaded himself. He is now
keeping hi pursuers at bay.
With muscles drawn and throbbing with
Jain, emd the joints swollen, stiff and ten
der, the rheumatic patient is as helpless and
dependent as though bound baud and loot.1
No disease causes such intense sufleriiifr.
such excruciating, sharp, nerve-racking
paina aa Rheumatism, and this unfeeling
monster, unless checked, crushes the
strength and hope of its victims.
When the svttem becomes infected with
Uric Acid and other like poisons they are
absorbed into the blood and lodged in the
muscles, joints and nerves. Then with the
suddenness of an electric shock, pains
begin to shoot through the muscle or joint
affected, which often swells and
inflames, and becomes tender,
feverish and sore. Unless treated
through the blood
steadily worse, finally
ending in shrunken
joints, shaky nerves,
and the iuvalid's chair
A of Rheumatism can
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liealthy circulation is again established, the
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and ioints. and the
longed for relict
comet ct last, and
the cure is perma
nent because the cause lias been removed
aud nothing remains iu the blood and sys
tem to produce another attack.
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