The Topeka Daily Capital from Topeka, Kansas on October 29, 1902 · Page 2
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THE TOPEKA DAILY, pAPITAJL: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1902. V. J. BRYAN IN A WRECK His Special Train Ran Into a Freight. SEVERAL WERE. INJURED. The Nebraskan, However Was Only Severely Shaken Up Silver Leader Is Making a Political Tour of Colorado. Cripple Creek, Col., Oct 28. The- Bryan epeclalcrashedlnto the caboose of a freight at Arena In Brown canyon, fifteen miles above Leadville, at 10:10. The special remained on the track, but the caboose was thrown from the trucks and three people saved their live by jumping:. They were: Minnie McKelvey, Leadville, . bruised about hands and face by falling on rocks. Charles Roberts, Turrett, bruised about body by being thrown from platform of caboose. - J. L. Izcoretch, Salida," bruised about head by falling on rocks. Two others in the caboose were thrown to the track, but were not hurt The freight had pulled in on js. siding to let the special by. The. caboose had not cleared the main line when the special swept around a sharp curve and crashed into the caboose; The occupants of the caboose were warned of their danger in time to save their lives. Mr. Bryan was standing up and the con tact eaued him to be thrown forward. He was caught by several Salida and Leadville men cri the car with him. The caboose was demolished ami the track obstructed so that the special could not proceed. Mr. Bryan and party were put into an empty Swift refrigerator car and drawn by a freight engine taken to Nar- bope, several miles away. There a chair car was taken from a siding and attached 1 to the engine and run to Buena Vista and Leadville. Mr. Bryan expressed heartfelt thanks that the accident was not more serious. The Democratic leader spoke this morning at Alamosa and Salida, at Leadville, Buena Vista, Canyon City and Florence during the afternoon and at Victor and Cripple Creek this evening. Everywhere be was greeted with enthusiasm. DEPOSESADHINISTRATORS Colorado Springs Court Makes New Move in Stratton Will Case. Colorado, Springs, Col., Oct. 28. At 7 O'clock tonight Judge Orr, oX the county court, appointed Tyson S. Dines, Dr. D. II. Rice and A. (3. Sharp as administrators to collect the estate of the late W. S, Stratton, This action was taken in accordance with the direction of the dis t T"t f t rmirt nrTo . v.mAtrlfinr Allira T" ' 1 . wU,, v..iv.jjl., w.v "Grimes, Henry Blackmere and C. C. lin, originally named by Judge Orr. Mr. fMnaa n . J T .. Tt. 1 . Amca uu jLi-. ivji.e were naiueu a .' utorr Of the estate by Mr. Stratton in his ; will. Mr. Sharp is cashier of the . Exchange National bank. The bond of the .new executors is fixed at 8 million dollars and it is signed by surety companies. Judge Seeds of the district court, this ' afternoon sustained the motion of the executors to quash the citation to the executors. , He held that the county court has no authority or power under the circumstances to appoint the administrators. . He held that the whole ease was brought before the district court by agreement, that the writ of certiorari might be issued and that the matters Involved might properly be brought before the district court for review. The deposed administrators will not appeal. COLOMBIA IS TIRED OF IT Isthmian Country Views With Alarm the Actions of U. ' . S. Authorities, Washington, D. C, Oct. 28. The last Colombian note respecting the canal treaty, which arrived in Washington several days ago, has not yet been delivered to the State department and there la reason to fear that a serious hitch Is Impending. This note was framed at Bogota, September 16, last a day prior to the arrival of Admiral Casey In Isthmian waters and his checking of the passage of troops across the isthmus by rail. Since that date the admiral has had several occasions to assert a police power over the Panama railroad and in the harbors at either end. There is reason to believe that these assertions of power, though in the view of the State department here exercised strictly within the limits of the treaty" between the United States and, Colombia whereby the former guarantees freedom of " traffic across the Isthmus, Is viewed by Colombia with growing apprehension and suspicion. Such an event as that recorded yes terday, in which Admiral Casey chal lenged the papers of the. Columbian war ship Bogota, a boat acquired in the United States for lusa by the Colombian government is regarded by the Colombians as a direct assertion of United States sovereignty. Therefore there Is reason to believe that this, last Colombian note respecting the ranal treaty which might in itself have afforded the necessary means for a com plat? means for a complete agreement between the two countries Is being de layed in presentation in order that the Colombian government may have an op portunity to qualify it or even withhold It entirely in view of the recent events which have been so distasteful to them Lee Concern Is Growing, Special to the Capital. Sallna ,Kan., Oct. 2S. The Lee Hardware company recently organized here with a capital of $100,000 has increased its stock, to $150,C0Q. The company will erect the largest wholesale hardware house in the state , . . Uuvu. Pittsburg. Pa... Oct" 2S.-Negotltlons re under. way for a merging of the Pitts- burs Coal company and the Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke company, with combined authorized c&piUUzaUon of 110 million -dollars and assets 6f $120,-088,581. , Consolidation of these interests will launch by far the strongest bituminous concern In the world. The combined coal output of the two concerns 'ia close to SO million tons a year. The plan is to make the Pittsburg company lessee, and the purpose to economize operations. 'WE'REFELLOWDDTCBHEN' What President Roosevelt Told Holland's Scientists Who Called on Him Yesterday. "Washington, D. C, Oct. 28. Some of the foremost scientists of the world were among a party of thirty visitors who arrived here today from New York, where they attended the International Congress of Americanists.' They were received by President Roosevelt. . Ex-Secretary of. State John W. Foster, was chairman of the reception committee. .'.-" At the White house Alfredo Chavro, delegate from Mexico to the congress presented a message of good will to President Roosevelt from President Diaz. "Tell President Diaz," said President Roosevelt, In reply to the metesage, "that we in this country realize what a great friend of liberty, humanity and progress he has ever been." When the delegates from the Netherlands were presented President Roosevelt exclaimed: "We are "fellow Dutchmen. I am very glad to see you." . ... The President also took occasion to express his Interest in the Indian race when Miss Fletcher of this city, who has spent much of her life in the movement to uplift the Indians, , and Frank La Flesche, an employe of the , Indian bureau here, were presented with the party. "I believe," said the President, "that it is a good plan, for the Indians to help themselves in bringing about their development." Try American Steam Laundry. Tel. ML BISHOP SPALDING MAY ' GET FEEHAN'S PLACE. Rome, Oct. 28. The appointment of an archiblshop of Chicago to fill the vacancy caused by the recent death of Archbishop Patrick A. Feehan will be taken up on the reassembling of the congregation of the propaganda in NovemDer. The election of Bishop John L. Spalding, of the diocese of Peoria., 111., is probable, objections having been received to the candidature of Bishop Muldoon, administrator of the archdiocese, while Father Rlordan, pastor of St. Elizabeth's, Chicago, is not In good health. A proposition is current among the cardinals composing the congregation in the event of Bishop Spalding not Being selected for the Chicago archdloces, to recommend the transfer there of Archbishop Ireland of St. Paul, the archdiocese of Chicago being considered more adapted to Archbishop Ireland's activity and talents. NO SUCCESSOR TO MANAGER DICKINSON. Omaha, Neb., Oct. 28. President Burt of the Union Pacific railroad today refused to in any way commit himself when shown the dispatch from Denver, stating that i 8uDerintftndnt W. A. Tlnol would tiroba- - . ' -. ' tiDiy succeed Uenerai Alanaarerjjicinson. Ham-'Another official of the road, however, who 'Is In a position to know, said to the Asso- elated Press that no appointment would 'he made in the near future, and assured , 4 Via lMfnnrtArA tVint via. w i- m n A riAAn Llin 1I1LCI V1CVVC1 LI1Q.L III aiS.43.1.1 llOU JJ LI i .i.i fn.(h. dnnn He said that there was a probability of the position of the general manager being abolished, and the duties of that official tn mM wHn nrnintmpnt will follow later, and whose title will notir of the be that of general manager. IRISH LEADERS WILL AWAIT REDMOND'S RETURN London, Oct 28.Having gained thetr end in forcing the discussion of coercion the Nationalist members of the House of Commons appear to have abandoned any further . parliamentary campaign the return of John Redmond, the Irish leader in the House from the United States. A large number of Irish members left London today for Ireland, Those remaining contented themselves with social intercourse in the lobbies and smoking rooms. All Irish questions and motions have been suddenly dropped, and the government has been left to do as it pleases without molestation. Chief Secretary for Ireland Wyndham laughingly told some friends that he had added to the "ministerial unemployed." ROOSEVELT TO ATTEND MASONIC CELEBRATION. Philadelphia, Oct." 28. President Roose velt will be in Philadelphia twice next month. His first visit will be on the day after election, when he will participate in the sesqui centennial celebration of George Washington's apprenticeship as a Free Mason. The second visit will be on November 22, when ha , will take part In the exercises attending the celebration of founder's day at the Union league, and he will also make an address at the dedica tion of the boys' high school. The Masonic festival will be attended by Masons from all over the country. It is probable the President will also be in this city on November 29, the date of the army and navy football game. Canada-Australian Cable. Victoria, B. C, Oct. 28. It ia expected that the cable between Canadaand Aus tralia will be completed on Saturday. The cable ship, Angalia, left Fanning island on the 18th. earlier than was -expected. The section will complete the line. Engineer Deerlove has been testing the Vancouver island-Fanning stretch with satis factory results for a week. " Cardinal Won't Get His Salary. . Paris, Oct. 28. At a council of ministers held today, It was decided to withhold the salary of Cardinal Perraud, b"sh-op of Autun, department of Zaone and Loire, on account of an address delivered October 12, in the cathedral af Orleans, in which the cardinal severely criticised the government's action toward the congregations. . . - ' Killed .by a Train. - Special to the Capital. , ." Junction City, Kan., Oct 2& This morn ing Moses Bertram, an old resident f Junction City was killed here by being i run over by an M. K. A T, train. Mr, t Bertram was a retired sergeant of the United States army. He had served thirty years "and seven months in the army and four years in the navy. - The body will be given a military funeral and the burial will be at Ft Riley Thursday. CUBAN TREATY IS ONE SIDED Too iluch Asked for Small Concession. SO THINKS PRES. PAUA. Trouble May Be Settled as Soon as Secretary Hay Gets Action on the Treaty Won't Be Keady for Congress. Washington, D. C, Oct 28. The tact recorded In the news dispatches from Havana that President Palma has returned to Washington the draft of the reciprocity treaty without his approval has not shaken the belief of tne officials here that they will have a treaty ready to submit to Congress by the date of its next meeting. As soon as Mr. Quesada, the Cuban minister, receives the .document he will submit it to Secretary Hay. Negotiations will then be continued on the basis of the original draft Generally stated the Cuban objections are based on a belief that the United States has demanded undue concessions in the remission of duties on United States products entering Cuba ranging all the way from 10 to SO per cent in return for a 20 per, oent cut on Cuban sugar and the tobacco coming into the United States. The difference is strictly one of figures and not principle, it being the opinion at the State department that it can be settled amicably. If not the Cuban government insists upon terms that the State department cannot grant the two countries will simply drift along without any treaty of this kind. As Cuba would undoubtedly be the sufferer, it is believed that she would be the first to make another advance toward a treaty. There has keen an important change in the program respecting the whole fabric of Cuban treaties. It had been originally intended to perfect a reciprocity treaty before undertaking to deal with other re lations that must be defined by treaty It is now seen that the subject of recip rocity is one that will require considerable time for Its disposition the government here is about to undertake negotiations looking to the arrangement of. an extra-dit'on treaty, which is very much needed, Inasmuch as Cuba threatens to become a sink hole for American criminals. Also the navy is pressing for. the' coaling star tions promised under the terms of the Piatt amendment NEW PLAN OFiCAHPAION. Independents Make Speeches About Town From Rear of Wagon. The Independents held a series of meetings last night extending from First street to Eighth , street and .Kansas .avenue. A large moving van was used to convey the speakers from, place to place. The Boys' Bugle corp was taken alorig'to draw a ,"uwu ai,u aiuwmwi i"MWrweiB wr-unsi. well. A. II. - Vance, I A. Stebbins and M. T. Hook, a negro preacher. Harold Parr sanS a few,of .hls songs at each stop. The first of meetings was held at First 8trat and JCans and the s i t Fourth sbeet and Kansas avenue. A arguments used at the meeting at that place, as well as the others, ' were the same as those usually resorted to by the I side that is trying to et to the public crib. The third meeting was t sixth street and; Kansas avenue, at the" stand usually occupied by .the Salvation army. The last of the series was held in front of the Journal office, corner of Eighth street and Kansa8 avenue. By the tlme thia feting occurrea the night air had taken on a chill "and the: faithful who stayed wore forced to resort to many expedients to keep warm. By far the greater part, how ever, stayed but long enough to find out what all the noise was about' FAST VOYAGE WITH OIL USED FOR FUEL, London, Oct 28. In a dispatch from Sydney, N. S. W., the correspondent of the Dally Mail says that the Brltich tank steamer Clam, Captain Evans, belonging to" the Shell Transport & Trading company has arrived here from Batoum, Russia, The Clam uses oil for fuel and she made a record voyage. The use of oil Increased her speed by half a knot an hour. Her daily consumption was 18 tons of oil as against a former daily consumption of 26 tons of coal. The crew of the Clam is at present one-tnira smaller tnan it was when she burned -coal . "Fire Famine" ia Berlin. Berlin, Oct. 28. The first performance of Richard Strauss' new opera, "Feurs nots," (fire famine) was given here to night at the, Royal Opera house, and was a brilliant success. Herr Strauss con ducted in person, and received many recalls. The scene of the 6pera is laid in prehistoric times, and is supposedly at Munich. The plot moves tn an atmos phere of magic The hero makes use of enchantment to extinguish all the lights of the city, and by this means wins the heroine, hence the opera's title. The in strumentation is strongly Wagnerian the music is brilliant, . but - it is too serious for the libretto, which is by Herr Wolaogensv This Negro Shot 14 Persons. New York, Oct 28. Jeremiah Hunter, the negro who held twenty policemen and volunteers at bay in his home on Strong's lane. North beach ,on Labor day, and suc ceeded in stirring up a fight in which fourteen persons were shot, has been put on trial in Long Island City on a charge of assault .in the second degree upon William Thorp, who was the first man shot in the fight Hunter declares Thorp was trespassing upon his landc Gets a Sansas Bride. Special to the Capital. - " Wichita, Oct, 28 At noon today in the First Presbyterian church Miss Bernice Evans was married to the Rev. L. P. Pnise of Pittsburg, Pa. The ceremony was performed in the. presence of 530 in vited guests, The couple left for Pennsyl vania immediately after the ceremony. The bride'a attendants , were Misses Goldie Evans, Allie Dodge and Kate Sta - ley, all of this city.arid- the best man -wSka Thomas Cray of Omaba. - AN EXCITING RACE FOR f 0MS UBERTY. -Valparaiso, lid., JAn fexciting race be-tweenSherirf CouhiTor' Porter "county, Upon ene. side and .City', Marshal Billings oi'VaJpajalao JaoAiJr .X f Sharp, of .Jack sonville,. I1L. upon hje-0t3ier, with the lib-erTy bfa young Wonfan'Cie stake, set this city wild this afternoon.. The objective point was the Pennsylvania station and upon the recruit of the contest hinged the freedom of Miss Stella Josephine Teller, cousin of .United States Senator Henry M. Teller of Colorado. . i Miss .Teller, after flosxia ; family; trouble concerning - property, was - placed a half year' ago In a prhrato asylum at' Jack sonville. .She, escaped- from. ;that; Institu tion three months ago, and came to this place, "where she Has quietly resided since her escape.. Recently . she engaged legal counsel and prepared to file a suit for $50,000 against one of her brothers, for her asylum experience ';This step revealed hr OThereaboutk " and Dr. Sharp of the Jacksonville Institution came here to take her back. Arriving here Dr. Sharp enlisted the services of City Marshal Billings, and went direct to tho hotel where Miss Teller was stopping, placed her in a hack and started post haste for the Pennsylvania, station! The sheriff caught them, however. ' - - WOMEN TO BE ADMITTED. Native Sons of Kansas Make an Important Change in Their Constitution. Tho Native Sons of Kansas met last night at the Commercial club rooms and the constitution was so changed that women who are- native born Kansans may be admitted to the order. The name of the organization was also changed and it Is from now oh to be officially known as the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas. , It Is the purpose of the order to begin active work in spreading over the state and as soon as possible lodges will be formed in other towns. If possible a meeting to arouse enthusiasm In the proposition will be held in Topeka soon and Congressmen Charles Curtis and Charles F. Scott and Homer Hoch will be asked to speak. ; . The annual election of officers' took place last night and Colonel A, S. Johnson was again chosen president; . Arthur Capper, vice president; Harry Brent, secretary. Frank Bonebrake was elected treasurer. The following board of directors selected is entirely different from that chosen at the first election: A. V. LJndell, W. S. Eberle, S. G. Zimmerman, W. L. A. John-Ion and Charles L Gregg. ACTRESS' PATHETIC DEATH Bonnie Hoyt, Whose Relatives Can Not Be . Located, Dies in Chicago. Chicago, Oct. 28. -Bonnie Hoyt, a member of the chorus of the "Prince of Pil-sen" company, now playing at the Stude- baker theater, died today under pathetic circumstances. "Miss Hoyt Joined the com-pany in "Boston. TWO weeks ' ago she became 111 andTwas removed! to the Anna Ross sanitarium here." Sunday she became unconscious and did not again regain her senses. The cause of death was found to' have been peritonitis. None of her relatives can be found to take charge of the body. Her parents are divorced. Her mother, who has married again and whose name Is now Mrs. "Will Griggsby, is thought to live In Gainesville, Tex. Her father, whose name is not known, is thought to live near Boston. Miss Hoyt's husband, from whom she is separated, is thought to be In vaudeville. His name is not known, nor his whereabouts. Miss Hoyt's baby is with unknown persons in St. Louis. Owing to Miss Hoyt's reticence about her affairs the management of the Stude-baker is fit a loss to know how to locate them. Meanwhile the Studbaker management ha taken charge of Ihe body, and if the relatives cannot be found will give it a suitable burial. HOW A WEDDING WAS DELAYED JF0R AN HOUR. Meriden,Conn.,Oct28. A wedding party was assembled today at New Britain in the home of Miss Alice Taylor who was to become the wife of George Lam son, teller of the New Britain Savings bank. The hour appointed for the ceremony ar- rlver, but the bridegroom failed to ap pear. Shortly before the wedding hour the bridegroom, who lives alone with his father, had retired to his room -to dress. His father had done likewise. The latter finished " dressing first, '" carefully locked the house, and was driven to the bride's home in the northern part of the city. He had entirely forgotten his son. Finally the father remembered where he had left his son and hastened to his res cue. The wedding was an nour late. SIAMESE CROWN PRINCE GIVES FAREWELL DINNER New York, Oct. 28. The crown prince of Siam gave a dinner tonight at the Wal dorf-Astoria, which was a return compli ment and farewell to the- gentlemen who have entertained him during his visit to this city, and the host took occasion to express his appreciation of the courtesies that have been extended to him. The speeches were informal anq W re sponses to toasts only. The host toasted the President of the United States and th citv and mavor of New York. The last speaker was Prince Chakrebongse. ' Tried to End Spree in Suicide-Special to the Capital. Arkansas Citv. Kan.. Oct 28. Stewart Monsey. while sobering up from a pro traded spree, attempted suicide today by taking a dose of laudaftium in a rooming house. He was saved by the prompt giving of an antidote. Chamberlain's African Trip. London, Oct; 21 In accordance with the wish of King Edward Colonial Secretary Chamberlain is to be conveyed to South Africa on board a naval vessel, and the admiralty has assigned the new cruiser Good Hope to this duty. ' Ate Nats and Died. Guthrie, Okla., Oct 2S. E. R. Lalngor. a locomotive engineer of Chicago, dropped dead 'in a hotel at Shawnee, Okla.. shortly after eating a quantity of nuts, which the physicians claim caused heart failure. He 1 was 60 years of ' age aa was to uric s 1 Oklahoma for bis bealU NO SETTLEMENT IS YET MADE Magnates at Work on Baseball Situation. CAN'T DIVIDE TERRITORY. If This is Done, Trouble Between Western League and American As- sociation "Will Be over General News of Sport. New York, Oct. 28. The National Baseball board of arbitration resumed its ses sions today. The business before it Is the trouble between the American association and the Western league. The board had before It representatives of the Western league: and American association trying to find an amicable solution of the difficulties. Late ' tonight it was announced that the board had taken an adjournment until tomorrow without having found any definite plan of settlement. A fair and a proper readjustment of territory seems to be - the stumbling block. It is explained that the American association with cities like Louisville, Columbug and Indianapolis believes that the Western league should withdraw its teams from . both Kansas City and Milwaukee. These are two of the best cities on the circuit of either organization. Last year both had rival clubs and financial disaster was the result to all hands. The Western league people are not over anxious to get out of either Kansas City or Milwaukee. The matter may be adjusted by the American association taking one of the cities and the Western league the other. Each organization would then take in an additional city to complete the circuit President Brice of Columbus and President Watkins, of Indianapolis are to take part In the conference on behalf of the American association while W. T. Van Brunt of St Joseph, and M. H. Sexton of Rock Island, are taking care of the Interests of the Western league. Tonight President Powers, of the National association said that while nothing definite had been done the outlook for a settlement was good. CRESCEUS FAILS AGAIN. Great Champion Trotted Mile Yesterday in 2 : 05 1-2. Memphis Tenn., Oct 24. Cresceus failed in his attempt today to lower his former mark of 2:0214, trotting the mile In 2:CCV. The weather was too cold for comfort and a strong breeze was blowing directly down the back stretch. Before Cresceus made his appearance it was announced from the judge's stand that record breaking time was out of the tuestion, but that Cresceus would do his best Dan Patch, the paoer also made an effort to reduce the world's mark of l:59Vi, but his effort proved no better than that of Cresceus, the mile being paced in 2:01. - Elks Won in Baseball. Special to the Capital.' ; : 1 " Winfield, Kan., Oct. 28. The local ball teams, one from the Elks, the "other from the Redmen lodge played a game here this afternoon, resulting in a victory for the elks, in a score of 13 to 5. Fred Clark, manager of the Pittsburg National league team played ehort stop with the Elks. Clark is spending the winter on his farm north of this city. Won Every Race But One. Special to the Capital. Arkansas City, Kan., Oct 28. Colonel Lobmis, the famous race horse, was brought here today from his campaign on the southern circuit having won every race but one in which he was entered. A crowd of admirers was with him all day. Junction City Football. Special to the Capital. Junction City, Kan., Oct 28. The Junc tion City and Clay Center football elevens played here today. The game resulted in a score of 23 to 0 in favor of Junction City. SHAY'S REBELLION. A Scheme to Erect a Monument in Honor of the Leader, An attempt is being made in the town of Sparta, New York, to erect a monument to th memory of Daniel O. Shays, famous some say infamous in the early history of our country as the leader of Shays' rebellion. Shays, it has only recently been discovered, is buried in Sparta, in Livingston county of the Empire state: He was buried ina small wayside cemetery, formerly known as McKay's burying ground. A half obliterated inscription, which had been crudely . cut with a jack-knife, has been deciphered to read that it marks the last resting place of Daniel Shays, leader in the Massachusetts tax rebellion in 1784. Livingston county. New York, it appears, has an historical society which has a passion for celebrating anniversaries and erecting monuments. Ever sine It has been discovered that Shays of the rebellion is buried "in its midst," this society has been burning with a desire to erect a monument An effort was first made to solicit the co-operation of the Massachusetts Historical society. But Senator Hoar, with other Massachusetts sons, said nay. No monument, declared they, for the rebel, who was rioter rather than reformer, an American Jack Cade. The Massachusetts society said it subscribed to the view taken by Historian nsaev wnicn naraiy sets up Shays as a patriot, deserving of recognition by his countrymen. The Livingston Historical society, how ever, is determined to erect a monument, and Shays is its enly excuse. It is there fore pushing the project, dwelling rather on the fact that Shays served with distinction in the revolutionary war and was brevetted for gallantry at Bunker Hill, than that be was the leader of the Massachusetts tax rebellion. This rebellion, subsequently known as Shays, it ia probably not necessary to recall, arose from an excessive burde nof taxes. In ITS5, it was estimated that every man in Massachusetts owed an average of S2C0 tor taxes. Many were unable to pay, and were thus under the severe laws of the time, pent in prison. Arrests for debts became so frequent that the lawyers did a thriving and soon began to be looked upon as oppressors of the people. A lawyer passing in the street was pointed out to the little children as a bogle man to be shunned. The lawyers and the merchants seemed to be the only people not borne down by debt , It was in such days as these tfeat D-inUi Shays led his rebellion in days when petriotlc women resolved to buy ' no more tariff-taxed goods, but to get down the spinning wheels from the garret; when spinning "-. bees became the fashion, and damsels were snore ambitious to be renowned for their skill at the wheel than for their performances at the harpsichord or spinet; when the New Hartford ladies loyally banded together and resolved that for a period of eight months at least they would not buy any gauze, ribbons, laces, feathers, braver hats, silks, mus-i lins, or chintzes except for weddings or mournings. It was in those days that Shays led his army or 4.C00 men on Springfield, seized tire arsenal, ' and then broke up the court in session, thus preventing any more of the obnoxious law suits. It was not until after four com panies of the state militia had been sent out against hi mthat Shays rebellion was put down, and he and some of his leaders, with a price upon their beads, eought refuge in Vermont From Vermont Shays escaped to New Hampshire," and later to New York. Theer he married, and ' settled down on a farm near Sparta. Millard Fillmore, then a young apprentice at the mill carding business, was a neighbor of Shays. . Historians disagree as to Daniel Shays. Some, as Fiskei, name him traitor; Mc-Master calls him craven. Still others hail him patriot and in these would be , Included the members of the Livingston Historical society, who will erect a monument LIFE IN CHINA. Surprising Figures Showing the Great Density of Population. A new census has recently been taken of the population of China, which gives the enormous total of 42(5,000,000 people. The census was made by the natives, which, as usual, will doubtless cause it to be taken with the proverbial grain of salt by foreigners. The New York Sun, however, points out, that on the whole the estimates made by the Chinese of their population, are probably more correct than those made by the foreigners. A German geographer, Mr. E. M. Koeh- ler, two years ago, exprrssed this belief, saying that although the estimates of the natives are inexact they are at least more acquainted with their country than are the foreigners. Mr. Koehler thought the estimate made of the population in 1SS2 at SSO,000,000 was as nearly correct as could ( be made. Accepting th present figures, It will be seen the population has increased 46.000,000 in the two decades. It is difficult to conceive of the great density of population in this land of. the rising sun. In his new book just pub lished, "Through Hidden Shensl," Francis H. Nichols gives an excellent picture of the crowded condition of this single prov ince of the vast empire. Shensi, in the. northwest corner of China, Is a hidden land, not only to foreigners, few of whom have penetrated It, but to many Chinese. Yet the area of this province is greater than that of England and Scotland, and Its population Is nearly 80,000,000. Sian, the capital of Shensi, it will be recalled, was the city of refuge for the Empress Dowager and the Emperor during their recent enforced exile. Although the occupation of the people of the Shensi province is chiefly agricultural .there are few isolated farms. In order to economize land for purposes of cultivation, the people live together in small villages, about a half hour's distance apart. The houses are built one above the other on the mountain side, and frequently, Mr. Nichols says, a dwelling place for an entire community of several hundred people will not cover more than a few acres : of land. In tho same effort to economize land, the mountains are terraced to give greater tillable area. These terraces are kept in place by stone walls about four feet high extending along the mountain slopes. Thus every inch of ground between the mountain side and the edge of the wall is under cultivation. The effect, shown by photographs taken by Mr. Nichols, is curious. The plain shows almost circular In shape, and ris ing up and up are the terraces, completely encircling the plain, and giving the appearance of the seats of some colossal amphitheater. And yet Shensi is only a small part of China. The Sun gives a good idea of the density of population on the plains by stating that if tho whole , population of the United States, with 40,000,000 more for good measure, were crowded Into the state of TeTxas, the density of population would be about equal to the Yangste val ley. No wonder the Chinese are compelled to terrace their mountain slopes, and to build their houses after the modern ap proved sky-scraper methods. Try American Steam Laundry;-Tel. UX. Burned His Wife's Clothing. Filled up with three gigantic drisks of "white horse," as aiconol is popularly known among Its users, Tom St Clair, a colored gentleman of North Willow street, conoluded Saturday night that his wife had too many clothes for a woman of her station and concluded to dispose of them by the. fire method. Accordingly he collected them in one glorious heap and applied the torch. When his wife tearfully remonstrated, he procured his trusty shotgun and stood over them, threatening to send her hence if she interfered. She didn't and watohed her finery go up in smoke. Then she went after the marshal. Tom was arrested and locked up and was brought into police court this morning where he tearfully pleaded guilty and begged for mercy from the judge, the marshal, his wife and everyone else in sight He broke down and cried heartily, but his wife's heart had been turned to adamant by his cruelty and she heeded him not In default cf a HZ fine and costs, he is still in jaiL St. Clair is about to years old and should know better. Ottawa Republic. Foxy Papa Spoiled the Play. There is at least one Ottawa papa who believes in the old saying about "sparing the rod and spoiling the child." He Is a 3r!se papa and will not make that mistake. Not he. Now the child in the case is a daughter and seems to have butterfly tendencies. Recently she saw an attractive stranger upon the street and straightway got busy making alluring eyes at him. Stranger warmed up to the occasion and soon they were not strangers, he and she. A date was quietly made for a pleasant little drive that evening In papa's turnoct. As bad luck would have it papa, un- IHMBmMBBBTOBeHBaHBSaBnWSyBMnenB t a "r,l"U Oil manentlycured. iti, no longer necessary tZ Per' or be dosed with MERCURY for a y eJ rVr t wo " T w?i i " g aa. - on or other blood la any case of blood poison or other blood - - t, w i(icnmfBl any Jon r r see me, or explain your case by letter. Everything Is confidential pll, m ,91 free. Hoars-da! iy, to 4, 7 to i rx m.. Sander, miah,. u aod blanks ire, xioars a;ij, w , . va o p. m.; saaaay, 10 to 12 only Call or writ DR. WHITTIER, Pains in the Back Are symptoms of a weak, torpid, or stagnant condition of the kidneys or liver, and are a warning it is extremely hazardous to neglect, so important is a healthy action of these organs. They are commonly attended by loss" of energy, lack of courage, and sometimes by gloomy foreboding and despondency. "I bad pains In my back, could not sleep and . when, I got up in the morning felt worse than the night before. I began taking Hood's Sarsaparilla and now I can sleep and get up feeling rested and able to do my work. I attribute my cure entirely to Hood's Sarsaparilla." Mas. J. N. Pxsil, care H. S. Cope land. Pike Road, Ala. The grip left me with severe paint In my back and kidneys. I could not walk without support. I began taking Hood's Sarsaparilla and it soon relieved me. - It alio cured me of catarrh and Indigestion.' W. A. Rkxd, 17 Mowry Avenue, Sail Providence, R. I. Hood's Sarsaparilla . and Pills Cure all kidney and liver troubles, relieve the back, and build up the whole system. Accept no substitute. For Unnatural Discharges, Stricture, especially ia old eM where doctors fall, ate noo- solsonons vegetable CURB for alortIoe sad inflammation of lb mucoat membrane of tbe vretha, aU private urinary diseases and weak-Beta of Ken and women. ZT-MO is Oil ARAN. TEED TO CURE OR MOXK Y ItEFl N DKI. cures tn 48 boors without pain. Especially ad- vi'ed for old. obstinate eases. Druggists, or sens repaid for II. Address Dr. Ray a Co.. 74 Fragor nilding. Boston. Mass. Free medical adrtoe Wen. Write for book sent sealed k'KKE. ZT-MO sold ta Topeka by L.S. Wolrerton, 704 Ken-Ar, observed, bad taken in the whole show and heard all, but he did not make a scene. Not he. Papa is a foxy one. After supper the unsuspecting daughter hitched; up and gave papa a lovely song and dance. Papa heard her through then gave a wicked little laugh and told daughter that be knew alL Papa then very rudely applied the buggy whip with such telling effect that the butterfly was busy with, the arnica bottle until oedtlme. The attractive stranger patroled the street until 10 o'clock watching and waiting in vain for his new found friend. Ottawa Republic. J borrowed Coats at t . a King's Breakfast. One of the most amusing stories imaginable is going the rounds in Paris and -was brought to this country by a well known Phlladelphlan. The vice president of a well known sporting club in Paris was strolling along the Strand at Ostend the other day, when he met the King of the Belgians taking his constitutional. The king, who knew him. Invited him to dinner on the morrow. Although much pleased at the invitation, the clubman was in great perplexity, for, having only come to Ostend for one day, he had no evening coat with him. He accordingly rushed to the telegraph office, and was gratified next morning on receiving the necessary swallow-tail. A few minutes later he was Informed that the dinner would not take place, but would be substituted by a breakfast This made the dress-coat useless a frock coat was what he wanted now. While contemplating the situation in the reading room at his hotel the head waiter happened to pass. He wore a frock coat "Excuse me," said the sportsman, "you are wearing a very nice coat" "I am pleased to hear you praise it sir," said the waiter, "but this is only my number two." "Why, have you got a better one? Mr. X., who has been Invited to breakfast with the King." The Parisian soon obtained the loan of number two. and was on very good terms with himself when he met a friend, who informed him that King Leopold had in- vuea mm 10 breamae. with him. "You, too! Then we shall be together." "It's all very well," said the newcomer; "but I got an awful eear until I managed to borrow a coat from the mayor, whom I happen to know." "That makes three of us going In borrowed coats to the King's breakfast." thought the clubman. The hour arrived, and all were seated at table, but some of the guests seemed very uncomfortable. Lord Z., tor Instance, looked as If he were on thorns every time be raised his spoon or his fork. Seeing her partner eye him suspiciously. Lady Z. whispered to him: If yu o"ly knew! My huebanl had brought no I rock coat with him, and Is obliged to wear one of the hotelkeeper's which is much too small for him. He Is afraid it will burst" ,S 'Number four." said the Parisian, for it was h, and laughed out loud. On King Leopold wishing to know th reason for hie hilarity the true story came out. 4 Ills Majeety laughed so much that the, whole party Joind In. when suddenly a loud crack was hardthe borrowed coat had given way. and the nohle lord sat l hla shirt sleeves! Philadelphia Press. Britiah Workmen's Committee. Liverpool., Oct 28. Eleven of the repre-entaOves of the British workmen's committee who are being nt to the United States by Alfred Moteley sailed today for Canada. The remainder of the representatives will sail on the White Star lln steamer Teutonic and the Cunard hnr Umfcrta. The Teutonic will leave here October P. and the Umbria No-cmber 1. r iu m aIUiF knra J "Ontri amnl i ai. a k -i V U t"I EL or skin di. r- . . or skin disease. Everrbodr k .w

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