Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on June 29, 1903 · Page 1
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Iola, Kansas
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• I. tfcOMWkbRMdtto . I R BOISTER tM tlM N^ira the Day li Happens THOSBWHO DONT ^ PIfilOITOUT : THBbAYAPTBR OL, Yl He 212. WHOLE PMBES 1892. ibLA, KANSAS, JUNE 29, J903-MONPAY. PRICE FIVE CENTS THE WEATHER 100 BODIES ALREADY RECOVERED FROM. WRECK OF TRAIN IN SPAIN. aVERTURNED >SIITURDiirill6ilT LEFT A BRIDGE WHICH SPANNED \ THE NEJERILLA RIVER. Difrerences Between Civil and Military Authorities Render Work of Rescue Difficult. * ^^"""^^ Assocl.itrd Press Dispatch. Madrid, June 29.—Hy midnight one Inindrod bodies; liad boon cxtrlcaled from Uio wrock of (lu* liiilmo train wlilcli wan ovorlnnu-d Saturday nlRlit from a lirldgc Into tlu> Nfjortlla rlvi>r, and I it Is «.'stlnial<'d that sovonty corp- Hi!H n-niain in tlu- wroduiKo. Tho hoijii's an' l«Tril)!y nniiilalcd. DUTor- I'lirtfs Itciwocn llio I'ivil anl milllary anil orilits rrndercd iho work of ros- r.iu; nioro dinii 'iiii. Tlial nmny jiros- )K'r< persons aro among the virlinis is t>slill<«d l>y llic great quantity of nionoy ami jcwiiry ndJtrted by the g (.'ai|arnK'.s. ' lidrid. .Inno "ft—Fourteen Iio<iies fifty injured persons ha,v«> l»een ox- M and triclited from the wreck uf the Hilljoa train, which o\onurncd at Nejorilla river last night. According to official information thirijy jier.son.'' wofc killed and sixty oUiers seriously injn»r.;. Many of the l ;niiir will die. Ot the :;t '0 passenf;ers on ihe train, jil is! stated that only si.v escaped un- ihurli Tie train. whii-Ii was eomi)o.~iMr of jtwo engines and sixteen catelies, war? crosjjng the liriilge when ihe coup- lingH between ih<' engines broke, j The second engine left the trail; and fill, followed by Ihe entire train, into the bed |of the river. Fortunately the watiir was low. . Tlie nearest me<l;eal attendance was a mile and ia half di.stant. and tho^c liassloiigers who were Injtired aid«di the others .ind did allpossible until Associated Press Dispatclu Chlca.go, June 29.—Missouri-rGen- erally fair tonight and Tuesday, ex CDpt local thunderstorms are probable in north and central iKirtions; Warmer In extreme south portions; southerly winds. Kansas—Probably showers and thunderstorms tonight and Tuesday; southerly winds. HELD. FOR arrival of relief trains bringin.g bs. doctors and soldiers from Dil- the Mursl boa. The train fell fifty feet from tne bridge to the river bed. Ihe coach?s piiini; up in a mass uf splintered wcod and inm work. Tlu; scene i.-s ili-soril -i! as lUrrifying. .Many A. E. MITCHELL IS SUPPOSED TO KNOW SOMETHING ABOUT ST. LOUIS CRIME. 7— Barrington, Who is Under Arrest, Admits He Was With McCann on Night of Killing and H^d Trouble Why . Associated Pre.<w Dl.spatch. St. I^niis. June 20.—A. E. Mitchell, who claims to be the agent of the Si)ringwnler company, has been ar- re.sted on siisi)le{on that ho knows scunethlng of the McCann murder. Mitchell admitted that he was a personal fii<'nd of llarringifMi, who is under arresl chargeil with the murder nnd that mi .June Tl hi^ wrote a note t<i Harrington whieli ri"ad: "Frod. I am all right, don't semi what I asked for."' The note wa.s signed "Jim." This is Ihe note Harringlon reeelvcl and showeil to Mrs. Met.'ann to convince her that her mi.s.sing husband was out of trouble. Sheriff Mencken of St. Louis counly. into custody Harrington was given after his visit yei;lerday to the stone Jiuariy where iMcCann's body was found, has secured from Harrington a statement that he and Mc.Cann wore alone at Bonfils on the night of tlie* murder. .luUe IS, when they had trouble an<! he tiireatened him several tiine.^ because he interfered between him (McCann) and Mrs. McCann when I hey had ipiarrels. ' RETURNING FROM A^ f»ICNIC AND PASSENGERS WERE ASLEEP. NTO A SUNDAY ACCIDENT IN CHICAGO WHICH RESULTED IN TWO DEATHS. Many Were Injured. Two of Them Fa tally—Trolley Car Was Complete ly Wrecked. MIDSUMMER CRIND JDRY IT WI4 .L MEET! IN JULY AT JEFFERSON CITY IN BOODLE INQUIRY. Rumor That W. H. Phelos is Coming Back to Missouri and Will Stand on His Constitutional Rights. 1 impossilde t'o extricate num- oarripd down the stream, which was actually redilened with blood. It was foun I'crs tuidi was jdead Assocl.itrd Press Dispatch. Jefferson City. June 20.—There will be a July jury in Jeffer.son city to In- ve.^,tigaie the boodle charges. Judge Hazell is not here today and probabt.v won't be for several days luil prelimi- , naries have been arraVt ^ed. Outslilo corp.-Jcs were,^,^ the formal announceniont by the ! jutlge which has not been made every I other thhig ptunts clearly to the cer- laini.v of there being a grand jurj*. of the injure<l. who were pimon.^d j , [r the wreckage. A ra.lway guard; ,ho work done in St. I.ou:s larrested in the act of robbing the and narrowly opoaped lynching. It Is believed that the oflicial figures iindtrestimate the'ncr of killed, sonui' aocounis giving the number of dead! at UKt. The full of the jcataslro'phe wilt <inly be known when jthe wreckage ha.s been cleared away. WASr^T ANY MASS MEETING. One Called to Protest Against Action of Kansas Legislature' in Flood . Matter Fizzled Out.' I I- As .iocIaLca lYess Disjialcn. Kansas City, June '2'.K —X(» meeting was held in Kansa.s City. Kansas, Saturday evening for the purpose of jK"- nonnciug the Legii^lature for failure to make an appropriation for flood sufferers, it fi7 ,-/Icd ouL Many people who had seen the announcement in the })a- per.s turned'out but there was nothing doing. Dr. F. M. Tracy, ex-county coroner, one of the prime'movers in the cmer- jtrisc. said that ail that was lacking was a-leader to,make a* wlioojiing meeting, but 'no one wanted to take the initiative. LEADER OF MUTINY LDGJITED ARTHUR HEWETT FOUND SERVING SENTENCE IN A TEXAS JAIL. Led Break for Liberty From Federal Prison at Ft Leavenworth—Will Be Tried for Murder of Guard. and pnil)abl> will lead to nu »rei indic?- nienis than can be found in St. Ixuii.^. It ia rumore.l there that \V. H. I'hefps la coming hack to Missouri and may possibly go before the St. l^w'is grand jury ami stand ''n his conslilu- tional rights. Associated Press Dispatcb. Fort Leavonv.-orlh, June 29.—Arthe.r llewett. the prime leader in the federal prison mutiny which resulted in the killing of Guard J. U. Walrupe and several convicts Nov. 7, IflOl ^has been identified as Jim Cook, now serving a sentence in the Texas state ponl- tenliary at Huntsvillo. The identiflca- tioh was made by Warllcn McOaughry and the prison recoijd clerk. Me- Claughry will ask G<ivernor Lanhal for llewctt's pardon, 'so he may be Iriod for murder at the next term of the federal coiu-t. Six of lUe muil- ucurs are still at large. PAINT WORKS FAIL. Bass Company at Allentown, Pa., Hands of a Receiver—Liabilities Will Exceed $700,000. As^Iatod ;Press pisi>aicli. ! Allentovi'n, Pa.. June 29—A receiver • oday was apppinted ifoi- the Bass It at Albiirtis. The liabili- MiB;^ijiia.tb exceed 1700,000. , Brief Bits of News. The While Star liner. Arabic. r.OO feet long, started oii her maiden voyage. Liverpool to Xcw Vork, yesterday. ('•juiniirsioner Ware has just granted a peiisiiHi to Thos. R Howard, who was a soldier in Ihe Seminole war sixty-Jive years ago. A committee from the Home De­ fenders'at Topcka called on Governor Kailey and asked him to suppress the joints in the drug, stores. . The Rock Island train which left Salina just a month ago .ve.sterday, arrived there last night. Tiietraiu was cau.ght in the llooil and the tracks have just been repaired. Kuiperor William, of Germany, has presented to the United States batiltv ship Kear.'sage, now anchored at Kiid. a solid silver soup tureen as a souvenir f>f its visit to German waters. A dispalch from Seoul, capital of Corea. reports that a Corean military ollicer who has reached the Valu river states that 1.")0 Russian soldiers have crossed ihe river, and arc now stationed at two points on the Corcnn side. George Abbott, of Boston, the oldest and best known wool operator on the Pacific coast, was seriottsly injun-d yesterday at Bi.ggs Staii<m. Ore. lie walked off an unguarded platform in the' darkness and .sustained injuries which necessitated the ani|)Utatlon of the right leg. The ofiicials of the slate department have been searching through." the muoly records and find there is ample precedent for presenting to the Russian government the petition of the n'Nai B"Blth, protesting against the persecution of the Jews. There have lieen no new develoimients respect- lug the fftltiijn. Hazard's pavilion, with a seating capacity of 5.000. has been leaseil by the committee in xhargu of the preliminary arrangotncnts of the -national general conference of the Methodist church, which will convene in Los Angeles In May. 1904. The entire building will be devoted to the needs of the conference meeting: The "Apaches" a gang of highwaymen, are still working overtime in Paris. Street affrays witlj. the interchange of 100 shots are cdmmon. In holding uji pedestrians eiich ro'ober has his spepial-role, and proceeds with military precision. One seizes the victim's arms, another his Ijegs and another ties a; handkerchief over his mouth. Associated Press Dispatch. Chicago, June 29.—Crowded with homebound passengers, an Archer avi niie trolley ear cra.shed Into a belt line freight train at Archer avenue iiiu Forty-seveulh street early today. Two passeiigeis were killed iind many si.ri ously injured. The dead: .Minnie Mahlrom and au unknown hian. Th<' Injun'd: J (is <;ph Dolaney, rig'.i shoulder crushed: ' John Glcasoii bruised: Mkss Bessie Gonhui, <lyiiig J .Marsh, brukcmaii, bruised: Mai achey McGregor, back bn>ken. will <llc; n. J. Norkcn. brakeman, bruised I». Reilly, right leg broken, shoulder ami head bruised: E. D, Zonlsworski conductor of street car, was thrown from the car and severely bruised. The trolley car brakes refused to wfU'k. The passengers had no time to jump. Nearly all were returnin.g from a picnic and were asleep. Motorman .Tohn Sloan stuck to his post and was badly injured. The passengers were thrown from their seats and scv eral were burieil in the debris of thr wrecked car. Si-veral were completidy covered by fragnieuis of broken wood The train stopped in a s!i<ui time jukI the crew hurrietl I'lack to aid the passengers. MORE MIIGHEINNDICTMENTS ACTION Ol^ GRAND JURY ALSO INCLUDES THE GROFF BROTHERS. The One for Receiving, the Other for Giving a Bribe—Machen is to Be Arraigned This Week. As.<«nclatcd Press DispaicB. Washington. June 29.—The district attorney this morning annouiiri'd that the grand jury woiiM today bring in additional indictments against .Augii W. .Machen and the GrolT brother.s in the case of ."Machen for receiving a bribe and in the case of Gr.iff l)nitbers for giving a bribe. Tho.^e indicthteitts are l>rought in to <-over Hirce; additional e.nints and lo put the first indict uienr on the same footing las tbt .second, which latter involved tjho 1/)- ren/.'s of Toleilo, Ohio, on a charge of consi)iracy to defraud. The in<licinients were reported at l:::u. At ilu! .'suggestion of JtisTn -i- I'ritchard the president «if criminal <-ourt .N"o. 1. the defeudani.s will be ar- rain.ued ihio v .-eek. KILLING IN CHICAGO PARK. Man Resented Jeers of Newsboys Directed at His Women Companions and Killed One of The.m. A.sisoclated PrcB.x Disp.itch. Chicago June 29—Resenting the jeers of a crowd of newsboys, vhie;! were directe.l at his woman ciuiipan- ions. Arthur J. Weber, 22 years old. was shot anil killed by one f:f tl;e Ikivs last night. Th.i Miooting took place it: Ihe presenso of a large crowd at !.iu- C 'dn park, li caused a great deal of excitement. During the confu-siju the boys escaped. NECROIITTKTHoiLEYCIlR OPENED FIRE UPON TRAIN BETWEEN MEDIA AND CHESTER", PENNSYLVANIA. Six Persons Were Severely Wounded —Negro Had Been- Ejected From the Car and Wanted RcvengeJ' Assnclated I'rciw Dlsiuuch. Media. Pa., Juno 29.—Six persons have been shot antl severely wounded In a trolley car between Media and Chester. A negro, believetl to have been seeking because the conductor of the car recently ejected him, discharged both barrels of a sjiot gun at the car as U passed a lonely spot. The shots caused wild fright among iho i)assenger«, most <}t whom were women. Four of the latter were amon|; the wouiicTed. They received sliotH about ihtj arms and chest. . A HAVEMEYER DEAD. Local Representative of Sugar Trust at Chicago and Cousin of H. O. Havemeyer. Associated Press Plspatch. Chicago, June 29.—William A. Havemeyer. local representative of the American Sugar .Refining Company, and a cousin of H. O. Havemeyer, is dead. KliiE Peter attendeJ |the services at the cathedral at- Belgjrade; yesterday wIth(^V5any ©Bcprt: 1 J PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS IN FOREIGN SERVICE. WELL DESERVED REGOeNIIION ROOSEVELT DOES NOT FORGET THE MEN WHO PROVE THEMSELVES WORTHY. Louis H. Ayme, Who Distinguished Himself at Martinique Disaster Given a Good Job. t< f II lit i 11 11 iiiti^ . I Ubh>n W. Toiirgci'. ojf N«>w York. V etuisMl al Bordeaux. France, pro- led to be coti.;iil gener'ial at Halifax. Associated Press DI."patch.i WashlnRlon. Juno 29.-r-The following consular ap|)oiutments among others arranged by Ihe pn'sident be- fori' his deiiarlitre on Sfilunlay were aniioiuu'eil loihiy: | Albion W. Toiiigce, a, now nioleii to lie eoti.'.itl generi! Toiiri;i-e Is a well viiown uttllior and novelist. William 1'. Sniiih. of Missouri, nov/ consul al llttll. Kiiglaud, prtunoled to be consitl at Tunslall. Sniill^ was a former newspaper miwi. anil has been leu years in the consular sercicc. Lottis H. Ayme, now consul at Guadeloupe, W. 1., promoted to be con- cnl at Parn, Brazil. Ayme distinguished himself by efilcient labor for the relief of the distressed at the tinic of the Marlinique disaster. Walter C. llamm. of Pennsylvania, was -appoinied consul at Hull. England. Hanim is a well known literary mail and an edittnial writer. .Jaui'd -A. I.eroy of Michigan, appointed consul at Duraiige, Mexico. I.ei-oy lias been in the Philippines for THE MURKETS DY mEGRIIPH ?1.50@ $2.50(0' |2.50@ Hteavy. Associated. Press Dispatch^ Kansas City. June 129;—Cattle—Re^ celpts. 5.000, strong.! iSatlve; $4.50@5.10; cows andj heifers, 4.20; stockers and feeders, 4.25; bulls, ?2.25@4;! calves, 6.25. . .1 . , Hogs—7,000; 5 to 10 lower. $5.45@5.65; packers, S5.40@5.55; medium. $5.50@G.20Vt: ijght, $5.45@5.C0; yoykers, $5.65@5.60; pigs, $4.75@5.55." Sheep—1.000, steady to shade lower; Muttons, i'i.SO&o.lo;] lambs, |4.15@; G.75: ragne wethers, $3.(;6@5.40; ewes,; ?3.40(?r5.20. i W'heat—July. 70%^%; Sept., C8 -14; cash. No. 2. hard. 7G: No. 3. 72;, No. 2, red. 7S; No. 3. 72$|»75. Corn—July, 4SVJ: Sept.. ^ 45%@yi:' cash. No. 2, mi.xed, 52({t)^L.; No. 2. white. UliV^Cd-A; Ko. 3, u'itjpVj. Oats-^No. 2, white, 48.1 Rye—No. 2. 50. •* ^ Hay—Choice timothy, | $12; prairie, $7.50^11. Butter—Creamery, 17:@19; dairy, fancy. 17. Kggs-Fresh, llMs. ' Receipts of wheat, 17 ears. FEEL ING GROWING OUT OF 8ER.; MON OF PASTOR OF A NE-. GRO CHURCH. INOieiUTIOII MEETme TOLD HIS HEARERS THEY OUGHT ITO ARM FOR THEIR PROTECTION. several year.-j ai by Governor Tafi jd was recommended and others. SPENT QUIET SUNDAY. When the President Arrived at Oyster Bay Saturday] He Was Met by Two Recept^ion Committees. Called Meeting. Oyister Bay. L[ 1., June 29.—Presi- ieut j Roosevelt's homecoming for the .summer was made, the occasion of a fete here. His reception was notable for Us enthusiastic cordiality and likewise for its vigor. The latter quality was due to a slight factional difference anion.g the townsjieoijle, the result be; thai the prosiitent was accorded a loiible reception. ' The Oysler Bay boa-.! of trade, headed by President J. Mor.gau Griliiu, iiad planned an elaborate liemonstriulnn, and ex-.-\s.^cmbIy- nian .Maurice Townsend had arranged ;f not her. I3olh were carri(>d Hut oc- cordiiig to i)rograin, but as l)oi:h were diivvied (o the .same end. Ihe friendly iv.n'ry betwi'-eu the faclions re.^iilKvl uily in adding to tlio I'uthusiasm of the reception. OvMcr Bay. N". Y.. Jitne 29.—Prosl- b-nt HooseveK ijass-.d a ipiii't Sunday with l!is fatnily 'H I>i« Sagamore Mill home. Diii'iii.i: tin- aflrrnoiui .'some rela- ves and per.-ioiuil frii'uds called to Mend tlii'ir greetings lo the president id his famil.v. The president, ac<im !)anie(l by Mrs. Roosevelt and the hildr.'u, aiteniled divine service yes- erday mortiing at, Christ church, of wliich .Mis. Iloosevefl is a' member. .At the <'oiu-li;sion of the services an I»porlunity wars taki-ii by the menibcrs f the lo jiay their respects to tlii^ chief execulivc. It is announced by Secretary I.oeb that the. t)resident will receive few callers at .Sa.ganiore Hill this summer, mil those who hone to see him will be o.'iii.ued i-.i m.'tke en.gagemenis through -Mr. I.oeb in ailvauoe of il'.eir irrival at Oyster Bay. Tlie president will (hvote ills morning.-? lo the Iran.s- aetion of executive biL-jiness and his U'leinoons to recreation!and rest. During the afternoons, too, iie will receive iicl". callers a.<; may have with him. or those whom he may sum- lou to .Sagamore Hill. The exccmive oflices selected' for Si'creiaries Locb auTl Barnes and the ierical force this year are much more eouimoilioiis and convenient thaU: hose occupied last year. They con- isi of six rooms in the ser-ond story of the Moore bloOk, and are well ar- in.ged and admirably adopted to the puri|oses of the execulivc staff. The 'e.->l;s and other furniture in the ofr fiees arc chieli,v iho«e which were used in the executive olficos of the old White Hoitse. St. LiMils, June 29.—Caltle—.S ,00().", Be(!f sieerx. M .7 .'">(frri.2.''»: Kiockers and fi'edei 'H, $.*!Tr.|..''i(); cows and heifers, ?2.2.'-r(?j;|.S.-.. . iiogH— i ;,ni)o. Pigs, light, jn.cGiTi) .I.SO; pacivers, $."i.70(f /.';.ii '0; butchers, $5 .7 .".(5 .'j.SO. Wheal—No. 2, red, cash elevator, .s:5; track, s:!'/,(f;.SI; July. S3; Sept., 7 'J!^T/S0; No. 2, hard, 79@Sl . Corn—No. 2. cash. JA; track, 50; July, 50%; Sept.. 50%«fr'V^. Oal.s—No. 2. cash. V.S; tr.-ick, .".DV^^i) 40; Julv. Chief of Police Trying to Dissuade Negroes From Holding Any Meeting Tonight ' ! —— • • - -'i Associated Press Dispatch. Wilmlngtim, Deh, June 29.—Some unea8ln.(^s3 has been occasloiicd bo- caiiHce {)f a movement growing-out oJ I n HonHailonal Bornion proachbd by; Rev. M:, W. Thornton of the firHt African M-elhodlHl [<::plHcopRl church last n .lghl iii which ho urged the negroes to '. mm fofe I heir protection and hold ati Indtgualion meeting totiight. Chief Black Went nihong the leading-colore«l mun and advised them not to hold the meeting. They told him that the meeting was n <)t for the purpose of discussing the lynching of While but to consider the general interests^ of colored people. They promised to use their efforts to have it abandoned. • In the. sermon referred .to the, while. 4(1. Pork— $lfi .20. I^rd—$7.85. Lead—Steady, Quiet, $5.50. «rmt Nn" 2 ? preacher said: Sept... 3..;s,, No. ^,i ^^.^^ ^^^^ $4.02%; Spelter- Chicago. June 29.~CattIe— 20 .000. Native steers. $l.2."'»<?»).-,.uo; stockers and feeders. $2 :7 ."i<f»M .75;: cows and hcifcr.s, $l.l ^0fr4 .S5. Hogs—40,000. Top, $5 .S0; bulk. $5.7."!r^'5.S0. • Butter—Creamery. 1C><Ri20%; dairy, 15(f/'lS; eggs, 12'/^(ft i;j%.; Wheat—July, 79T^; old^ S0%: Sept., 'iSliiSim old, 7S^; Dec., 77y, ; old, 77 ^'i; May, 79%'.' Corn—June. 50%; Julv. 501^; Scpfr, 50^'^; Dec. 49 «4; May.. 49 (?Z!%. Qats—JuDQ 39%; July.; 39'^2; Sept., 34%; Dec. 3414; M.ay, 35%. Pork—July, $15.80; Sept., $1G. I^rd—July, iS^2o; Sept;, $8 .45; 6ct., §8 .35. H ' "inc wniio man, in face of his i boasted civilization, stands before my eyes' toitiight the demon of the world's races, a monster incarnate, and insofar .as ?the ne.gro race is co^ncerneJ, give no quarter. Thq white is a heathen, a fiend, a monstrosity before God, and is equal tq any act In Ihe cale.gory of crime. I would sioner trust niysclf in a den of hyenas than in his arms. With a court, law a; id officers of law in his hands, the despised negro can expect, no mercy, justice or. protection. The, negro ii? unsafe anywhere in this .country. -Ic Is t#ie open prey at all. times of barfaar- .ians who know no reslraint and will ' riot be: restrained. . '-There is hut one part left for the .persecuted negro when charged with crime and when innocent. Bc.a law imto yourselves. Be your own slieriffi court and jury as waiSi- tj^ JJUtJ^viL. I. Tracy." - • RUSSm IS DUSY RUSSIAN MINISTER AT PEKING SUDDENLY SUMMONED TO A CONFERENCE. Among Conferees Is Russian War Minister—Will Be Regarding Russia's. Position In Manchuria. Associated I'rcss Dispatch.' Peking. June 29.—The Rit.sslan mln- isti'f. Le.sslar, has been .suddenly .s.uni- nioned to a conference ] with Gen. Kuroi)atkln, tlie Russian, war minister; Admiral Alexieff, iuicommai^d of the Russian fleet in Ihe Pacific; otilloff. manager of Ihe liank at Peking, and other officialls a: Pole nese BOXERS AT IT AGAIN. The Chlncst Government Is Conducting a War of Extermination AgainstThem. A.-ssoclatpd Press Olspatcli. Wa.'ihlngton. June 29.-pTho Slate department has rocelTeilj the following cablegram from Consiil McWade at anion: "Viceroy Then is conrtuciiug war of extermination against the al-i gcd rebels in Kwang Si with Wu, how as his temporary hcadquartci^. The disturbers will receive no mercy." OLD SETTLER DEAD. George W. Carpenter, of Hutchinson, One of First Settlers of Reno , County, Passes Away. Associated Press Dispatch. riutchinson, Kan,'. June 29.— George W. Carpenter, one of the first settlers Q« the connty, died^ at his home in this cttyjast night, aged 69. l>ort ArUuir regarding Russia's (ion in Manchiirra. Lcsslcr leaves July 1st. posi- here i mORNEY GOES TO Jll LAWYER FOR GET-RICH-QUICK CONCERN GIVEN INDETEI?- MINATE SENTENCE. Wilmington, Del.. June 29.^T|hou8=- ands of persons yesterday vIsitjRd the' scene where George F. While, ti e ne­ gro, was burned to death last Mond;iy night by a mob far the murder of Miss Helen,'Bishop. They came from all the .snJall towns In this vicinity and hiindriids journeyed to . the exe< iitlon place-from Chester. Pa., and - Philadelphia. A trolley line runs toj. ibout : three-<iuarl(rl-s of a mile frotp Iho scene.- and bus drivers anrt otheps owning vphicles did a y||dvlni; bi^i Iness crarrying passengers T^the place •explaihing t^) them the events -of the last t.wo wi.<eks. The burning topic place .in a D-eshly plowed field,; aboiit fifty f<;et from the roadwa^, which is hidden )iy high hushes. The field had been irami)ed as smooth and liard as asjihaic by the thdusand.s of persons tliat have visited the farm. The only evidence that remains of the work of the riiob arc three cobhlestoiw i, on one of which this inscription has been placed in indelible ink: "Hcre^is all that remains of White.'*" The luishcs behind which the murder occurred have been cut down for a distance of several .yards and carried away Ijy relic hunters. Many of Ithosc . who ?visited the scene .yesterday fanrong them a large number wo- [ men. carried away a sprig or branch He is Convicted of Receiving Stolen i of the bushes Money From the Franklin "420" — Per Cent_Syndicate. BiG FIRE IN MISSISSIPPI*. As.^<K:f;itt->d Prpss Dispatch.' ' Ncnv York. Juno 29^.—Robert A. .Ammon, attorney for Wtliiam F. Miller, of the I'^ranklyn .syndicate, was today sentenced tp an indeterminate tei^m in siatc'* prison. The maximum penalty for the/offense Is five yeara." Amnion was convicted '6f having received stolen money from Miller. The specific charge on which! Ammon was convicted was that he ireceived $30.."•(00 of money obtained l»y the Franklin "420" per 'cent syndicate. Miller is now serving a ten Vear sentence and.was chief witness at ilhe trial. The district attorney will, it jts understood, take steps to secure a pardon for Miller, who is said to bo (lying of con- suniption. ; IOWA REPUBLIGIIN GONVENTION DELEGATES ALREADY ARRIVING FOR THE MEETIf^G ON WEDNESDA'/. Secretary Wilson and Senator Allien to Be Th«cc—Tari/f Plank Cut and pried. [ - As!:ocIatcd Press Dispatch.! Des .Moines, June 29.— Delegates aroj already arriving for thijj Republican. Slate, convention to meet on Wedncs-. day. ' Secretary of Agriculture Wilson.' who is a delegate, will arrive this ev-; ening with Senator Allison, who has a tariff plank alreadv prepared foe' sulH mission to the < committee' on resplii-' tions. Contending: .factions over the: adoption of a tariff plank ^bmetime,- ago Teached an agreement to the^ effect ^that Allison: should ^paite a planlcd borerlng the tariff as a' Result of the .f agitation oatlii! subject Is'' The {Creosote Works, Said to Bel: Largest in the South, Destroyed--Trains Delayed, Wires Downj.: 1 Associated Press Dispatch. Mobile, Ala'.; June 29—A reporj. Ifrora. West. Pascagoula. Miss., stages tli ^t.a severtf fire visited that place H:oday, •consutnin.g among other buildings the creosote works said to be the largest in the .south. No uorthliound ftrains have arrived over the Louisvil e & Noshvillc today on account of the Qro and ail wires arc down be'tweeii Mobile ami New Orleans. i SOLOMON IS UP. Has Risen Thlrty-sfx Inches In Twenty. Four Hours—NoDanger I3 Anticipated.: ; Xs.wl4tcd Press Dispatch. ,' Miniieapolls, Kan,. June 29>4-The Solomftin river has risen thlrty^I x ;Iii- ches at this place In the past tawenty- ' four Hours,, caiised by hcavyc Tains north. ^ No danger is anticipat^.' SOLlflERS LEAVE MANHATfTAN. Men from,: Forts Riley and . L^venr worth Eingaged In Target Prao> tii^ There, areMarchlngHome. j ; Associated Press DS-^patch. ' ? Manhattan, Kan., June 29.—lieiiiJC-, teenth seige battery bitjke can^ Jte.'^RJ .5.^ last idght and left earlytoday pi^-tlwJ:<?i>^ tetnnl march; to, Fort L«ive|»?fp Jr6m Fort Riley, .where it has b «tt 0ifcM|^

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