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TltE MOtNKs, AGON A* IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 v t802. IOWA. British sovereign has voted a par- ieiitiiry bill duiiug the past 185 •ill's. Married couples in Norway are privileged to ride on railroads at a fare and a half. "Do not drown female infants here," Is a sign posted on the banks of a river In Foo-Chow. The queen of Siam has the smallest feet yet seen on a. titled woman. Shu wears one and a half in boots. The old phrase "he lies like a tombstone" is changed to "he lies like 11 gas- meter," The longest bridge in America is n trestle-work over a portion of Lake Pon- chartraiu. It is nearly tweuty-fivo miles long. If we could penetrate the earth's surface to a distance of two miles we would find the pltico where Avater could not exist except in the state of steam. Arizona has produced ii>3,000,000 in gold, §^,200,000 hi silver, and .?4,500,00l) in copper diu-iug the year. A negro digging on his farm hi Liberty county, Ga., recently found an iron pot contiiiing $4,000 iu old French and Spanish silver coins. Elevators wo^'e used 2,000 years ago In the Coliseum at Koine to bring up to the arena the Avild beasts from their underground dens. Chinese gardeners ore the most expert fruit growers hi the Avorld. Marco I'olo asserted that they produced pears of most delicious fragrance, weighing ten pounds each. The) forthcoming report of Comptroller of the Currency Hepburn slioAvs that 163 banks, Avlth an aggregate capital of $15,285,000, Avere organized during the year, fifty-three Aveiit into voluntary liquidation, and seventeen became Insolvent. Nearly fifty per cent. of the neAV banks were located Avest of the Mississippi river and thirty-five per ..cent, in the southern slates. Number of banks in operation, 3,788, having an aggregate of $003,838,045, surplus and undivided profits of $340,524,179, individual deposits $1,705,422,1)83, bauli deposits $530,458,202, and total resources of '$3,510,004,807. operators are.willing to consent to a temporary reduction of judges ttdiicur- rent Avith placing the mills on short time. The celebrated Twohig will contest in Texas has been settled by compromise. After administrators' fees were paid of the $800,000 remaining, the NOTES ABOUT NOTABLES. General Dodds, the victorious French commander in Dahomey, has African blood in his veins derived through his mother. But a circumstance of this 6ort : does not detract from the esteem In Avhich a great man is held by Frenchmen. The late Amos Shinkle, of Covington, Ky., gave $1,000,000 to various Methodist churches in the course of his life, and was for years a Sunday-school teacher. The estate ho left is valued at $2,500,000. He had only one child, a son, Avho survives him. Mrs.: Ralph. Waldo Emerson's death draws attention to two facts: Her unmarried daughter's beautiful devotion to her blind parent these many years, and the undisturbed condition of Mr. Emerson's study since his death. In fact, the whole house and its furnishings have undergone little change in a decade, '•'Hon. David P. Thompson, of Portland, Oregon, whom President Harrison has'nominated to be minister to Turkey to succeed Hon. Solomon I-Iirsch, resigned, is about 00 years of ago, and has lived in Oregon nearly all his life. He was for some years a surveyor, but afterwards became a contractor and banker, and is HOAV a mim of some wealth. He Avas the republican nominee for governor tAvo years ago, but Avas defeated. The late Dowager-Queen Olga of Wur- temberg left an estate valued at 24,000,000 marks ($5,712,000). Of this 14,000,000 marks goes to the Duchess Wera Constantinowna, AVldfoAV of the) lato Duke Wilhelm of Wurtemberg, a niece of the late queen. The reigning king and queen will receive 2,000,000 marks and.the Princess Pauline Avill get 1,000,000. The city of Stuttgart Avill receive 1,000,000 marks, to be used for charitable purposes. Montana has made a neAV departure certainly hi the election of a womnn for attorney general, though if Avoman ever attained success by her OAVH exertions, (hat one is Miss Kuowles. Having porslstiil iu the study of law till prepared, fin- her degtvo, she had to fight for ail mission to the bar by influencing lilt; legislature to pass a law allowing her to practice. Believing she had a right to become attorney general she entered the field against VAVO op- X)oneuts and conducted her own campaign Avith so much spirit that she won general approbation. Miss Ella C. Knowles was born hi Nortlnvood, N. 11., and is HOAV 28 years old. At Bates college, I.ewlstoii, Me., she took the degree of muster ->f aits, after Avhieh she studied laAV in the ollic of Burnham & BroAvn, in Manchester, N. II., and later in Helena, Montana. She was admitted to the bar In 1800 and has gained a large practice. There is nothing unwomanly in her manner or appearance; on the contrary she is very quiet and business-like and of most whining address. CONDENSED KEWS. •Talo defeated Harvard at football, 0 to 0. ' " ' Margaret Mather will retire from the stage. An army officer was shot in a Gull- church receives $200,000 and the heirs foniia court room. the remainder. G. B. Renter, a young man of former high social standing, in Waco, Tex., stole all the cows belonging to residents in the town of Mart, twenty miles distant. He will now serve five years hi the penitentiary. A boiler in the saw mill of John Klrsch, seven miles from Itedbud, 111., exploded on the morning of the 19th, and' John Kirsch, August Vogest and Andrew Frisch were fatally injured and the mill nearly wrecked. Mrs. Elizabeth Cannon, a resident of Mason City, Iowa, committed suicide by freezing. During the night she arose from her bed, stripped and went out in the cold. She was found some distance from her home frozen stiff. Five Toledo (Ohio) aldermen were convicted of boodllng. Oregon populists claim that one of their electors was tlectcd. Chairman Carter reached St. Paul and talks about the late election. The Union Pacific is practically boy- cotteed by several other .western roads. Henry Villard gave a dinner to President-elect Cleveland the night of the 17th. The Trans-Missouri Traffic association, like the Transcontinental, gives up the ghost. . . . Now York banks now hold $4,500,025 In excess of the requirements of the 25 per cent. rule. Qucvn Victoria returned to Windsor castle from Balmoral, accompanied by Princess Beatrice. '• Do Lcsaops will resign as president of the Panama Canal company and be succeeded by Ijcou Say. • Charles Bazlllc, accused of killing William .T. Dunnvback in St. Paul, is discharged from custody. Milton Sayler, formerly congressman from Ohio, died at Us homo in NCAV 1'ork from heart failure. General Isaac S. Catllu, of Brooklyn, has been mentioned for the ofiico of commission/or of pensions. ; Six violators of tho election law in Missouri Iwvec been indicted by the grand jury now in session. . A man was arrested in St. Paul for attempting to swindle a largo number of people with bogus checks. tin Italian iu New York has applied to the police for protection from the dreaded Mafia and tells a strang story. A colliery at Gcntralia, Pa., caved in burying ten workmen. Two men have been taken out very badly injured. Ella Colby, hi St. Paul has made a confession hi the celebrated "dream" Mise, wherein a $1,000 bill was stolen. , A cyclone struck Harrison, Ark., 1- ing livo residents, wounding many others, and damaging property and stock. William Cleveland, cousin to President-elect Cleveland, died from typhoid- pneumonia at his home hi Scllersburg, I Ind., yesterday. - ; . . I J. G. Moore, business manager of the Richmond (Ind.) Daily Independent,! has fled tlie country. He is wanted for WELL, HE WAS MEAN. lie AVns Menu l-JnnuRh Not to Die AA'hcn He Hnil :i Chance. St. Louis Globe-Democrat:—"The meanest man I ktiOAV of lives In Kansas," said a physician. "Ho is a farmer with a cool hundred thousand. His Avife was taken suddenly ill and he came to town to consult me about her case. "I told him I could not prescribe Intelligently Avithout seeing the patient, but ho declined to incur the expense of a visit. "I charged him $1 for the prescription and ho spent half an hour trying to beat me doAvii to ninety cents. Ho made mo Aviite the prescription in English, then bought the drugs and compounded it himself to save the apothecary's fee. "One of the ingredients was capsicum. He thought he had some at home, but Avas mistaken, and had to come back to toAvn, a distance of four miles, for it. By tho time he had succeeded In savin? twenty cents and wasting $2 Avorth of time his wife was dead and the medicine a loss on his hands. "That so Avorried on him that he fell ill. He took the medicine prepared for his Avife, but that only aggravated his malady. When he finally recovered he sued mo for $10,000 and was beaten and had to pay costs. He then went before tho grand jury and tiled to have me indicted for malpractice." Mrs. Theodore W. Phcnney, wife of a wealthy resident of Cliicago and Avho was fearfully burned 011 Wednesday hi Newport, R. L, is dead. Edison General Electric company has brought suit against the Sawyer-Man Electric company in NCAV York, on the charge of infringement. Mrs. Betsy Hagcn, the first white-wo- mau settler in northwest Wisconsin, died Wednesday, aged 74 years, at her home in Grautsburg, Wis. Mrs. Horatio E. Burchard, the wife of Ihe ex-editor of the United States mint, died after a short illness at her home in Freeport, 111. Eucaniaciou Gai'za, brother of the famous filibuster Catariuo Garxa, has been released from the San Antonio (Tex.,) jail on $2,000 bond. At a ratification of Cleveland's election in Alexandria, Ind., on the 18th, a shooting affair occurred in which five persons Avere badly injured. The Victorian government at Melbourne has decided to prosecute the directors of several companies there that have collapsed recently. An organization called ''The Industrial Legion of the United States" Avas formed to cany out the measures embodied in the Populist platform. Judge McConnel, at Fargo, N. D., sets aside a divorce granted ex-Paymaster Yorke, of the navy, Avho UOAV finds himself the possessor of tAvo Avives. • | State Treasurer Donald W. Bniu of North Carolina is dead. Mr. Bain was grand secretary of the Masons, having been elected in 1807 to succeed his father. " A portion of tho Washington Park hotel in Cincinnati collapsed on the 18th, burying several persons in the debris, but all escaped Avitli slight bruises. | Tho president appoints J. II. Grear of Iowa, (assistant secretary -of tho treasury and William M. Stone of tho same state commissioner of the general land olllco, C. II. Davidson of the well known Canadian nursery firm has been arrested in Mexico' charged with obtaining $40,000 from 'the Bank of Hamilton, at Toronto, by means of forgeries, Vandals fiave painted the tombstones of all Ihe A'Oterans in the Wilbur cemetery, Martinsville, Ind., with red paint. Groat excitement has thus been occas- sioned among the townspeople. Forty-throe indictments have been found in the Federal court at Jackson, Miss., against as many members '6f file coffin trust, recently formed in that state. They raised the price of coffins. During a dance at Crawfordsvllle, Ind., a bloody battle occurred between Charles Taylor and the three Davis brothers. Scantlings Avere tho weapon used and Taylor Avas fatally wouud- ed. II. D. Lawks of South Dakota is elected president of tho National Farmers' Alliance. C. AY. Macuno with- 'draAvs from the order because it has bocomo tho "tall to tho third party l<it»." ' There is a prospect of the cotton strlko\ in England being settled, The WASH BURN-BALD WIN. Daughter of tho Minnesotti Senator Wctls a JUtenu-y U;;ht. Minneapolis, Nov. 24.—Thlo Washbum-Baldwin nuptials, Avhich Avere celebrated at the Church of the Redeemer last evening, were the occasion for quite the largest'turnout of .local society of tho seasiou, and as a social event, leads the achievements of the social upper ten by a good margin. The bride was the eldest daughter of Senator and Mrs. W. D. Washbum, and the groom a man of some note in the literary circles of NOAV York and an editorial Avriter on the NCAV York Mail and Express. There Avere 3,000 Invitations to the Aveddiug, and so general Avas the re- spouse that the church Avas filled. The pulpit and platform Avere buried under floAvers and palms and smilax, and the seats of the immediate friends garnered with greenery. The bride Avas met at the altar by the groom and given away by her father. Dr. Tuttle read tho opening service and Rev. James Woods of Boston, a fellow student of the groom, performed tho ceremony. Rev. William Crocker, of Boston, offered the prayer. Mr. and Mrs. BaldAViu left last night for NeAV York. On Tuesday they sail for Italy, and after a few months they Avill be at homo in NCAV York. TALKIE ABOUT WAR BU^SEV'S REPORT ON Premier Abbott Suld to Have llc.slgned. MONTREAL, Quo., Nov. 24.— A Conservative Senator of this district says he has information direct from tho government, to the effect that Sir John Abbott, hiis resigned the premiership. An inlimato friend of Sir Joh'n practically confirms this statement by saying that a cablegram lias been received from tho premier stating that, he hhs decided to spend the winter in Kgypt und could not take his place in tho House next session. This \va» in obedience to his doctor's orders. Fortuuo for >i School m-.ll-m. C^-S'^! RooKi'oui), 111., Nov. 84. — Miss Squires, a lonelier in the Adams school, has had a lot in Denver, for some time, whioli she did not consider of much value. Recently she puid a visit to Denver and yesterday received word from her attorney to the effect that he had just sold a half interest in her lot for $12,000. She hud almost forgotten the existence of the property and was agreeably surprised by her good fortune. A Tremendous ICumpos in tbe ey»tein U produced l»y s disorderly h Bile ge.» -uto tba blood aud give* a Mflrou to Uia - jnteu* • and eye-balls, tick hoad»cLe 6DBQB«, the iljjesuve orgaua are thrown oui ot gear, the boweU become costive there are jieui>« through the right Bide and shoulder blade, ite breath grow« lour and the tongue t nrred, i7,r> ileus is frequent, especially on rising -uddaii ,. TnU state of affair* could not ezi>t nnletw vbe • iisturbance were n eeriom oue. Yei i laeasii} remedluuK with Hosteller's Htomauh Bluer*, wuiuu 1-eilevei every symptom of biliousness avitl in' igestion, and promotes a regular action oi uic bowelg, and is auxiliary of appetite and bleep TUB Bilters is a superb specific for mamrlal aud '•uuney trouble, rliouinatiiui and debility. A thrice a day. A <;<> 1 Invitation. One man was asked by another with whom ho was not on the hest of terms, where ho had taken up his ahodo. "Oh," lie replied, "I'm living by tho canal at present. I should be delighted If you woul<f drop in some evening." Lotig-Lookert for Army Presented in tDe fieiehstng;. Bill Vtm Caprivi says Germany must be Prepared for art , Emergency, Shews Danger of Ultra Anni liilation in the Next International Struggle* BHRUN, Nor. 24.—The long-tooked- for event of the present session of tho relchstag occurred yesterday'. The army bill was introduced by Chancellor TOU Caprivi, who made a most important speech upon the relations existing between Franco and Qcrmnny. He said he did not intend to justify the bill by referring 1 to a war in sight or by indulging: in g'loomy foreboding's, "I will disclose the whole truth," he added. "We aro.at peace with all nations and encounter no difficulty in any quarter in maintaining tho dignity of the nation. His ajesty the Emperor has justly remarked that Heligoland was the lant piece of the earth we desired to acquire. Germany will not provoke war, for there is no prize to gain by victory, but neither will she undertake to prevent war any more than she did in 1870." The Chancellor then referred to the alleged forgery by Prince Bismarck of the famous Ems dispatch, which precipitated the Franco-Germa'n war, and read the genuine dispatch sent by Privy-Councillor Abeken to the Prus- slan foreign office from Ems on July 13, 1870, two day*, prior to the declaration of th'o Franco-Prussian war. .' Referring to Russo-German relations, the Chancellor said: "Friendship has existed between Germany and'Russiafor centuries past, and the Emperor Alexander himself was an important personage in 'the maintenance of the friendly relations. The present Czar is one of the noblest- minded and most peaceful and loyal policy of Germany. There are in Russia, however, hostile currents working against ns, which,-since the successful achievement of German arms and diplomacy, hnve risen above the interests of Russia. "Yet it must not be concluded, because Russia is developing her ai-my, that war is imminent. We must assume from her preparations that Russia's next war will be to the westward; These preparations arouse no anxiety at present, but they might constitute a danger Jo us. It must be remembered that Price Bismarck, during the reign of the laie Cxar Alexander, spoke of a positive threat of war from Hussia. The government has used every endeavor to main? the tele-graphic communications with Russia, but desires that- ll'ie current shall not be withdrawn from the connecting links with Austria and Italy. There is undeniable a rapproacln'nont between Russia nncl France, in tho face of which w« cannot yield Alsace- Lorraine nor break off our relations with Austria. The strengthening' of our armaments constitutes no threat to Russia. We only want to repel a possible attack. We must think of war with the probability of having to pr eso n t two fro n t». "Our whole position among tlio nations depends upon our military strength We'have the highest opinion of our allies, and the Oreibund is nowhere so popular as in Germany. But even the Dreibund is weaker in troops til an are France and Russia. Germany must always take the chief burden upon herself, because she must watch two frontiers. Germany has lost her military supremacy since lai'O. not by f.ault of the jrovem.-netit or of the army of the reichetag, b'ut been use tho conqueror Is IBB?, inclined t.o make sacrifices than the conquered. After Sedan a different feeling existed than after Jena. Our neighbors have increased their military strength in an undemonstrative manner, and only after recourse to makeshifts. But, while slow, their course has been steady and sure." "3"he chancellor's speech was followed by prolonged applause. Hen- Richter made a short speech and the house then adjourned. Vessel Likely to Go to Ploqei. CMCVKLAND, Ohio, Nov. 24,—There is great danger that the steamer Matoa, which is on the beach at Ashtabula, will go to pieces.' She is work* ln<r very badly and if not relieved soon may break in two. The terrible gale of last night, which is still blowing with no abatement of violence, has covered the Matoa with ice. Every •ea that dushes over her increases the load and the spray rises as high as her span. Several unsuccessful attempts have been mad< by tugs to get a line to the Matoa. She has on board about 8,100 tons of iron ore. Another BonfceF Oonvlul I'lirdouocl. ALBANY, N. Y., Nov. 24.— Uov. 'Flow- •r has pardoned George Q. I'ull, who was serving a sentence of seven years and six mouths in King- Sing prison for Uie larceny of certain socuritici from the Lenox ' Hill bank in New York city. His sentence.would hart expired May 83, 1895, on account of yoo4 behaviors Tb.9 pavdoa on Monday. ..c'.£JM'4 r ..* • J'. .nt-fa*'-''- *'- tli* AiftiAtftntSooretnrjr RecoiAtnfenlUs Sot- «rnl Chiituros In thft I.aiVit. 'WASHINGTON, Nov. 24.—The 1 annn:i report of (3en. Cyrus Busse^Uie assist ant secretary of the interior, has beoi received by Secretary Noble, It-deal exclusively with tho work Of tlio Itoaiv of Pension appe;i Is, of which the nf- sistant secretary has direct charge,:!IK with the purchase of Indian supplie at the government .warehouse in Ni'-v York. In his discussion of the pension law;. Uen. liussey calls attention to.sevi.-ni! defects in pension legislation. As. ai: instance of such defects he swiystha! from an early date in the history or our pension system there have prov- vuilcd under different administrn- tioiis conllicting opinions :i;to the power t to enforci- reimbursement of money paid in ex cess for pensions in conformity witli cither inaccurate or illegal certificate.-Issued through mistakes, either of fad or of law, in tlie adjudication of chi-iin^ by the bureau of pensions; and, con-o- quently, in thn absence of a clear legal provision on the subject, the government having no authority to plea-l n ' past over-payment as an offset to cm- rent payments of pension, has been ! compelled to submit to serious losses! of money, which, having once bei-n improperly paid cither to claimants or pensioners, were irrecoverable undci- nuy established rule of dcpnrl.incnt.al practice. j In order to supply a remedy he recommends that Congress be requested to enact a law that shall expressly authorize the department to treat all improper, illegal and excessive pay- j ments of pensions, ^whether caused by fraud or by mistake, as prepayments, to be charged against the current pension, with a view to readjusting or equalizing- current pension payments within tho discretion of the secretary. , CHILDREN FEED THE POOR. i MORE ABOUT CRITCHLOW. Points On the Acqaltt:ii; 0 f the Vnttu Homestead Striitors. Immense Thnnlcxgiviiii; Donatlonx Aliulc by the I'nplls of St. Paul'* Chiiroh.- j ST. I'AUJ., Minn., Nov. 24,—As a means of teaching- the children practical charity the various principals invited them to bring Thanksgiving of- ' fering-s, fco be distributed by tho St. Paul Kelief society through Relief Officer Uutchins. ! For three days the children have been carrying their offerings to school —meat and vegetables, and canned goods and provisions of all sorts, as well as clothing. The . result is beyond all expectations. Upon the throe days the children have given enough provisions to last the 2,000 poor in the city all winter, and more than the city all told has given before in three years. The forty-three schools in the city gave 173 immense wagonloads of clothing and provisions for distribution, and it is believed the problem of caring for tho city's poor has been solved. , found a PctrUIml MUM. | EDDY, ft. M., Nov. 24.—A petrified . man was found in a cave in the foot-' hills of tlie Guadaloupe mountains, fifteen miles west of here, yesterday. < It was brought iu and is now on exhi- | bition. It is five feet ten and a half inches high, well proportioned and has been a fine specimen of manhood. It is ditlicult to determine whether it is the remains of a white man or an Indian. There are decided imprints of sandals or moccasins on the feet, but the hair is in the modern style. It has an Indian nose, but no high cheek i bones. The body was found in a largo i chamber with limestone walls, about! SOU feet from the entrance to the cave. I Total Vote In Mliuienul u. ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 24.—The ; official cunvaas of the votes cast in i Minneapolis was completed yesterday and the result was added to the returns from the other seventy-nine counties already reportbJ. The total vote of, the State is 204,020, of which Harrison i received 121,.MS; Cleveland, 100,275; ' Weaver, 29,545; Bid well, 13,255.1 Harrison's plurality, 21,270. The vote i for tho four fusion electors, who worn on both the populist anJ Democratic tickets, was 108,937. The plurality for Knule Nelson (Uep.), for governor, is 14,1)07. The figures are all in tho hands of tlio .Secretary of State, but will not bo ottiuiMlly canvassed until Dec. 20. Acl.i-i.-sa CIIU-.IICM a Millioiialru'rt Son. Nww Youu, Nov. 24.—A rumor started in Washington arrived in the metropolis this'afternoon to the effect that Air. Charles Sliuler, son and heir of a Washington millionaire, had married Miss Ooi-«. V.in Tassel, an interpreter of Fanohon, Capitola, To^sy and other melodramatic roles, who played at Albaugh's theater in Washington last week. The rumor said that Mr. Slader had courted. Cora only a few days, that they we're married at Cobb's hotel, whore the actress was staying and that t'ae husband would join his pretty bride in this city to-day. Coot of tlic- tiultuii'H J]:mun, The maintenance of the sultan's harem costs Turkey 30,000,000 gold rubles yearly ($15,000,000(. Woman says It is a perfect nest of intrigue and scandal, of envy, hatred, malice and all uneharltableness. When one of tho ladies loaves the harem to marry (and about a hundred of them leave every year) she receives a dower of $37,500. The vacant places, however arc quickly tilled up, so that the Uum- ber of odalisques never falls below The OKK||I.V<! Mini Buffalo Express: "Here, here!" shouted the landlady of a freaks' boarding house, "what's that noise about?" ''Please, ma'am," replied tho midget, the Circassian girl washed some hand! kerchiefs this morning and now she'a using the ossin«Vman for an. ironing- board, ana he aoesn't uk e ^H " , Pa., Nov. 24.— The trial of Sylvester Critchlow, charged with murder in cohnectidn with.the Home* Stead riot, was brought to a close by the jury bringing in a verdict of ao' quittal. There were not many persona present when the jury filed 'in. The' prisoner was not released, he, bavin* yet to answer to the charge of riot. When court convened Attorney Thomas M. Marshall delivered his address for the defense. He was foU lowed by District Attorney Uurieigh who closed the case for the proseou- tion. During his speech he said: "You must take the law as the court will give it to you. The defense is an alibi, that he was not on the mill prop. erty that day. If this is true, why i n in the name of common sense don't they stand on that line? If this is true, why all the time wasted in talking about an armed invasion of the sacred soil? Why waste time to argue the rights of labor? If Critchlow wasn't there that day, why need he care In his defense to show who first lired the shots or anything else? The fact that they went outside of the alibi and attempted to justfy the mur- dor shows that they have no faith in their plea of alibi. If he was not there that day, why need he care who com- inenced the trouble or who owned tho property? H ho wasn't there he clearly isn' t guilty, and were this plea of alibi honest they would stanW on it, and it alone. "I say Critchlow was in the mill yard when Connor was shot. Six disinterested witnesses swear the defendant was in the mill yard that day with a gun. If it was Harrison Critchlow who was in the mill yard that day, and who the defense say was mistaken for the defendant, why didn't they produce him? Why didn't they put him on the stand and let him swear he was the man who was mistaken for the defend- • ant? Had they done this wo could not have got over it. It would have ended our case." Mr. Burleigh devoted over half an hour to the question of alibi, and claimed the witnesses for the defense who had attempted to prove the alibi had not told the truth. At the close of the district attorney's address Mr. Erwin asked that the defense be allowed an exception to the truthfulness of the following: ' 'That the Pinkcrtons went under tiny sheriff or officer; that Lovejoy or Potter had any right to enter upon said property; that the people opposing the landing were ill advised; that they expected to meet the sheriff by appointment, and we ask the court to so charge." ' Judge Kennedy began his charge to the jury at 0:35. "In answer to tho request of the counsel of the defense," he said, "i will say you must not take the statements, of counsel unless these statements are warranted by the evidence." The court then defined murder and its various degrees, and what constituted ei.ch of the grades. Referring to riot the judge said: "A riot is the tumultuous assemblage vf three or more persons for an unlawful purpose, and any person who is present and not attempting to suppress it is priina facie a participant and a principal, and anyone who joins the rioters after they are assembled is equally guilty. There are no aiders and abettors; all are principals and all are guilty of tho acts of such riots. When killing is done in pursuance of a common design all are guilty of tho murder. If there is evidence that the rioters had determined to take life in order to carry out their object and ; purpose all are guilty of murder in the first degree. "If the jury is satisfied that the defendant took part in the riot of July 6, which resulted in the death of T, J. Connor and that it was the common intent of such rioters to resist the landing- of these men on the barges to the extent of taking life, then he is guilty of murder in the first degree, as are all who took part in such riot. If you believe there was no malice, that the killing was done in the heat of combat, then you can convict him of manslaughter. If you believe these rioters met for a common purpose, to resist this landing, but not to the extent of taking life, then a verdict of murder in tho second degree j could be rendered." The court* then ' read the definition of alibi and the close scrutiny which should be given to it. "The defendant is entitled to all reasonable doubt, a reasonably fair doubt arising out of the evidence submitted, not from anything outside the case." lie closed at 3:25 and the jury retired. At 0 p. m. they brought in a verdict of acquittal. Mr. Critehlow, however, was taken in custody on the charge of riot. He will probably be granted bail. lilew Up His HiviU's T.iiundrv. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 84.— At Warsaw last night there was a loud explosion that awoke a considerable portion of the town. Investigation showed that the cause of it was a stick pf dynamite which had been exploded by a Chinamen in a rival laundry that had been started by a white man just across the street. The roof was blown off, but nobody was injured. CAPT. 'i UIVES$I,BOO Ami Js'ow «,iuurtoi-s to tho MHwuukop I.uvv " Milwaukee, Nov. 24—Capt. Pnust has nuido a generous pfl'c-r to the Milwaukee law library.''Ho proposed to glvo it three rooms in his new building rent free, for ten years. Beside thH lie offerfe to donate $1,500 toward completing tho sets of books which the library has. Secretary Wright has called a meeting of the lawyers fov $ °" clock Saturday afternoon, when the proposition will be

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