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THE COURIER. ALGONA, IOWA, FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 26, 1864. IK' 4 EXECUTION OF OOOLEY The First Hanging in Iowa for Many Years, History of the Crime—Tho Yonthf nl Hint- defer of Mrs. Coons and Daughter Seemed to Have No Conception of tho Crime. CRKSTOX, la., Oct. 19.—Tho first execution to take place in Iowa since the passage of the law making capital punishment a possibility, occurred today, when James Dooley was hanged in the penitentiary at Fort Madison for the murder of his aunt, Mrs. James Coons, and her 10 year old daughter, Dooley Went to the gallows without faltering and his remarkable nerve displayed during all the time since his arrest did not desert him at the supreme moment. Tho drop was sprung at 13:14, his neck not being broken . by the fall, and life was not pronounced extinct until 12:33, death being caused bj strangulation. The murder was the most atrocious ever committed in this portion of the state. The excitement at the time was intense and it was with difficulty thut a lynching was averted. James Coons, with his wife and daughter, lived on a vented farm near Prescott, la,, although Coons was a well to do farmer and owned a farm near by. The house in which the family lived wus a miserable hovel, having only one room, in which the whole family lived, prepared their meals and slept With them lived their hired man, James Dooley, a nephew of Mrs. Coons, aged 16 years. On the llth of May, 1893, Coons had occasion to be absent for the day. On his return he found his wife and daughter lying on the bed dead, hav ing been murdered by being shot. Mrs. Coons' clothes •were badly disarranged, hei hands bound, and her body gave evidence of having been ravished, but whether before death or after, could not bo told. Suspicion immediately L S, MERCHANT DEAD, 'The State Oil Inspector PasSe» Away »« Cedar Rapids. CEDAR RAPIDS, la., Oct 18.—L. S. iMorchant, managing editor of tho Cedar Rapids Daily Republican and State oil inspector, died at 10:15 o'clock today of bruiu fever. An Interesting Cnso. IOWA FALLS. la., Oct 18.—The case of the Cedar Rapids. Republican vs A. M. Leonard of this place has been put over until the next term of the district court. The paper sues to recover about 828 due on subscription. In 1890 Leonard was taking the paper and an agent of the*company c'alled to collect on the subscription" and in the conversation the talk [turned on politics. Leonard made tho proposition that if Wheeler was elected that fall that he would take the paper five years and that if Boies was '< successful the paper was to be sent free. Leonard claims the agent agreed to this iand claims he does not owe the amount sued 'for on account of the proposition and Boies' election. Supreme Court Decisions. DES MOUTES, la., Oct. 18.— Tho supreme court handed down the following decisions today: Lerch vs Sioux City Times company appellant, Woodbury district; affirmed. Alliue vs Franz appellant, Woodbury district; aflirmed. Hopkins vs Khnnp and Spauldintz company, appellant, Woodbury district; t af- lirmed. Wilcox vs Williamson Law Book company, appellant, O'Brien district; aflirmed. Haas vg Murdock, appellant, Harrison district; aflirmed. Bualow vs Chicago St. Paul and Kansas City Railway company appellant, Dubuque district; reversed. 90MB AT BLAKE'S MEETING Bomb— jJ'OOLEY. &,.-• rested on young- Dooley, who had suddenly disappeared, taking with him a ,.. tgiun. belonging to Coons. He was captured the next day at 'Villisca J and when charged with the crime denied Having committed the deed, and st'outly asserted his innocence. He persisted in .this statement until shortly after be- in^ placed in jail at Corning, when .Judge S. R. Davis of this city secured an_uilei;yie-,v W'th him and secured his first cpufessiou. , In this confession Dooley states that he had been drinking some that morning, and that when he went home Mrs. Coons severely reprimanded him for his carelessness in allowing some of the cattle to break into -an adjoining field. This so enraged him that he struck her several times with a padlock that he had been carrying in his pocket. Mrs. Coons was struggling • bard to free herself when Dooley shot her, killing her instantly. Dooley then bound her hands together and dragged her body to the bed and placed her on it. At this moment the little girl came - a , in, and Dooley seeing- that she knew his ' Crime, 'mnrdert"! her and placed her body alongside that of her mother. Dooley would not admit and has always denied that he ravished Mrs. Coons or even tried to. lie was tried in the district court at Corning 1 , convicted and sentenced to be hanged. The case was subsequently carried to the supreme court, which aflirmed the decision of the lower court. From the time of his arrest Dooley has shown the most stolid indifference as to his fate. He does not seem to have any idea of the enormity of his crime. The IrlnU Orator Greeted With a Nearly a, Panic. NEW YORK, Oct 13.—The World this morning says: "The reception given by the Irish National Federation to Edward Blake, M. P., at the Lenox lyceum last night was productive of some results nevei dreamed of by its originators. In tha heat of the meeting, and while all eyes were turned upon Mr. Blake as he stood on the platform delivering one of his most impressive speeches, a short, stoutly built, frowsily dressed, bent old r-.an walked swiftly around the back of tho front tier of boxes until ho reached the last nearest the platform and to the left of the proscenium arch. In his hand he carried an old,, bulky, green gingham umbrella, which he seemed to hold with peculiar tender^ ness. Outside the box he stopped, hesitated a moment, and then entering, 'tcck a chair in a corner nearest the "The old man left in a moment. A moment later there leaped out a push i>£ flame and smoke, and then followed the shriek of fire and the simultaneous inovement of 500 panic stricken creat- (iJJJg Jo .Jjjio dpor, Patrolman Lillie lushed into tho box and violently flaricect on something with his feet. \Then the stentorian voice of Mr. Blake j'ang through J,he big building, calling »n his audience to lieep their jeats. 'The fire - is out, come back,' cried he. The flame had fone and the smoke disappeared. "Lillie bad put out a burning frame ihat had fragments of gingham attached; to. it and a tube eight inches ong in the center. It was a first class litro glycerine bomb. Those in charge if the meeting tried to hush up tha af- s •air. Mr. Blake's address was mainly t defense of the coalition policy lately idopted by the home rulers in refer- tneo to the liberal party." SUIT AGAINST HENRY VILLARD WHITE HOUSE IMPROVEMENTS Mftny Changes inside and Oat of the Ex- ccntlvo Mansion. WASHINGTON, Oct. 10.—When the president returns to the white house next week he will find 1 tho interior of the mansion greatly improved. The workmen have been in possession of tho house since the president loft Washington, and the result of their labors ia very apparent in the great east room and the blue parlor. The decorations in the oast room have been changed from silver to gold. The woodwork, which heretofore has been silvery white, has been changed to white and gold. The columns, the mantels and tho woodwork around the windows and doors have been tipped with gold, addincr to the beauty and richness of the apartment^ Crystal chandeliers have been provided and a neW carpet to harmonize with the brilliant decorations will be put down during the present week. The blue parlor, in which the president was married, and in which he holds official receptions and executive entertainments, has been provided TV!tn a new carpet to match the silk decorations and tho walls. It is a beautiful pattern of electric blue, with laurel loaves of a shade lighter. It was selected by Mrs. Cleveland and was made for the blue room. The red parlor, which is the pride of Mrs. Cleveland, has been provided with a new carpet to match the 'rich, warm decorations Which were designed under tho supervision of Mrs. Cleveland. New lace curtains are to hang from the windows of the blue and red parlors, and from those of the state dining room. Several additions had been made to the conservatory and many rare and beautiful plants are housed for winter blooming.', The work of painting the exterior of the building is Hearing completion. The gilding of tho fence tips and the iron work is all that is retjtu'red of the painters. The scaffolding has been removed, and the old mansion looks as bright and clean inside as out The foot walk from the gateways to the portico has been laid in granolithic pavement The work dragged along and Colonel Wilson was fearful that the contractors were going to make an all- winter job of it. In order to prepare the bed for the cement they employed a seventeen ton steam roller, which was continually getting stuck in mud.' At last the work is completed and the improvement is a commendable one. The driveway might be resurfaced with asphalt to hide its ugly cracks and patches, but it is understood that tho appropriation was not sufficient to cover both the driveway and the footpath. It appears to be the policy of those who have anything to do with providing for the improvement of public buildings to leave something to be done "next year." The present driveway to the executive^ mansion is positively disgraceful. The handsome granolithic footwalks bring out its defects more conspicuously. ABOLISHED FREE PASSES. Be- >• _(*,")• St.Panl Boy Murderers Hanged. ST. PAUI ( , Minn., Oct. 19.—At 5:05 a. m. Otto Wonigkeit and Charles ^JEr- xnisch, the boy murderers, were hanged hero. The four doctors in attendance pronounced Wonigkeit dead in eleven minutes and Ermisch in twelve min' utes after they were cut down. The 5 ,crime, nfpyj.ywplch,,, ^he^two jboys.were •vharigeo/was/the shooting of'a b.arten- der named Lindsay on May 2. GENERAL- MERRITT'S REPORT : The Action of the -Troops During the Great Strike Lauded. WASIUNQTON, Oct. 19.—The report of Brigadier General Wesley Morritt, made public today, deals with the services rendered by the troops under • hia command in that portion ?f '$he/ country alonfj the n9rtherp border," including Mpntana, Wyoming, the Dakotas and Minnesota. Concerning the jSforth- 'orn J^acifto stride Generol Merritt •«e Relieves that if 'a^ pot be^en taken in tjm£\tQ "prevqnfc >$,, ^reat (Je^tructipn Pf railway 1 property. fudge : Jenkins Asked to Instruct tho celvers to Abk lor Damage. MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 18.—It has Seveloped in the proceedings in the United States court that the Northern. Pacific company, through Brayton (ves, has made good its threat and hasl petitioned Judge Jenkins to instruct) !,he receivers to bring suits against! Henry Villard, Colonel Oatther and| Charles L. Colby to recover nearly! J2,600,000 alleged to have been made] unlawfully through Northern Pacifici fleals. The matter was a surprise and, was made public through a reference^ which Judge Jenkins made in his de-, zision on the Oakes matter. The petition refers to the report of) Master Carey and charges that Hoyt^ and Colby were associated with Villard, in his alleged illegal deals. Besides tho 8695,191 alleged to have beep, made o'utj of the Northern Pacific -and Manitoba deal, $324,800 is alleged 'to have beenj made out of the transactions of tha Oregon and Transcontinental company^ in connection with the Chicago Terminal deal. About $400,000 is alleged td have been made out of the acquisition of the Chicago, , Harlem and Bataviu property, and 5670,000 from the pur< chase of the Bridgeport and South Chicago property, From" the bond distribution by the Oregon and, Transc-jnti- nental company the defendants uresaid to have made 840,900, and from the sale of the, Chicago and Northern Pacifh Dond.s by the same company $1,060,0'00, Still another bond sale is alleged to have netted $130,000. AFRAID, TO Cu'f OFF PASSES Western Ballroadg Rescind yesterday' \ '\ '" ' Action at St. Louts. §T, iJmis, Mo,, Oct. is;—At yesterday's session'o| the executive officers oi the' western raiJroafle,, ( they Western diid South western X.iucs Quit the Practice January 1. ST. Loins, Oct. 19.—The executive board of the western and soiithwestern lines held its final session Thursday, completing a conference that has been gratifying in results to the general managers in attendance. Tho question bf abolishing or modifying the free pas^ system came up again yesterday, when the committee appointed on Wednesday reported. It recom_- mended the adoption oi an agreement between the roads throughout the west and southwest to abolish the nuisance of free passes that will in any way affect shippers. The agreement is a sweeping one and will be effective January 1, 1895. The western trunk lines sommittee adjourned after coming to nn agreement for the pooliug of the eastbound freight traffic from tower Missouri river points. Nest Thursday the committee will meet in Chicago to complete arrangemonts for pooling all business from Omaha and St. Paul points. When this shall have been done all business east of the Rocky mountains will come under the pooling arrangements. THOMAS REED IN CHICAGO Repudiates the Sensational Arbor Interview* Ann rhlnkA the Democratic Party Will Cut tho Tariff Still Deeper If It is Encouraged by Success In the No- veiuhcr Elections. it was of thi! 1 re-enact said: "1 CHICAGO, Oct. 10.—Thomas B. Reed oE Maine arrived in the city last nigh) and is the guest of Congressman J. Frank Aldrich at the Chicago Beach hotel.* When asked this morning about an alleged interview said to hav« been had with him in Ann Arbor. Mich., in which he was quoted as crifc icising the McKinley bill and say' ing ho did not . think necessary for the safety republican party that it sttch a measure, Mr. Reed never authorized any such interview a) Ann Arbor. I said nothing whatovei to justify it. I have not been criticis ing the acts and doings of the Fifty 6rst congress, in which I myself tool part. There is nothing whatever in thi purport of that interview which I rec agnize as having come from me. I) anything of the sort was said, it musi be a distortion of some running social conversation." "Do you think there will be any kind of tariff legislation soon after the meet' ing of the next congress?" If the democrats are successful, the; will endeavor to harass the country fai more. All the statements of all the leaders from Cleveland down show this conclusively. If the republicans are chosen, it is not a question of choicii with them—the senate being demo< cratic and the president a democrat— 1 either wholly or partially; the republi cans cannot take any positive action. As the business of this country needd quiet, that is a simple way to get it." Asked as to his views on the siuation in New York Mr. Reed said: "It looks to me as if we wore going to have 3 strong republican victory in New York, extending to the city; of course, nobody is a prophet on elections. I simply give you my opinion." "VVhat are your views as to the nexl house?" "It seems so necessary for the peaca and quiet of the country and to stop the clamor of the democratic leaders that I expect to see the next house republican and elected with the great goad will of a largo portion of the democratic party." Mr. Reed will speak at a mass meeting tomorrow night at the Second regiment armory. Sunday ho will take a much needed "re&t. Monday night he will speak at a banquet given in hie honor at the Auditorium hotel by the Hamilton club, and Tuesday he has consented to speak for an hour somewhere in the northwest part of tho city. He leaves Tuesday night for Minnesota and from there will go to Waterloo, la., where he will take part in the campaign which is now on in David Hendei'son's old district. NEW EIGHT CLUB LEAGUE. Birth of Another American Association It Philadelphia Thursday. PinT.ABBi.i'iirA, Oct. 19.-—Base ball men representing six cities quietly gathered i'n a room in the Colonnade hotel, this city, at noon Thursday, and if tor'six hours of deliberation Frank R. Rich tor, editor of a sporting papqr', who acted as spokesman for the party, announced the formation of the American Association of -Base Ball Clubs, with a circuit made up thus far of Philadelphia, -New York, Brooklyn and Washington in the east and Chicago, Pittsbm-g and Milwaukee in the west. Tho eighth club is to bo located in St. Louis, Detroit, • Columbus or Buffalo, with the chauces favoring the latter. The meeting was composed of the following named gentlemen: William Itarnie, representing 1 Brooklyn capitalists generally understood to be the owners of Ambrose park; W. H. Becanuon, representing New York parties rumored to control the polo grounds, the lease of which has been heretofore held by the Na-' tional league team of that city; F. B. Richter and F. S. Kames of Philadelphia, who, it is said, hope to secure the old grounds used by the famous Ath-* letic club of the once powerful American association; Wai to r Hewitt and M, B. Seanlan of Washington, well known in connectiou with base ball at the national capital a few years ago; A. C. Buckenberg'er, a base ball manager of national celebrity; A. L. Terry, representing Pittsburg, and Fred PfefHer, the head of the new organization in Chicago. H. D. Quinn of Milwaukee wus represented by proxy, but he is expected to arrive hero today. The general admission was fixed at 25 cents, and permission to play Sunday games was accorded to all clubs. Exhibition games during the championship season sire prohibited. Transfers of games will not be permitted. The buying and selling of ball players' releases is also prohibited by tho constitution. The sections relating to membership and full receipt division cannot bo amended except by unanimous consent, thus preventing any "throw downs" whatever. It was decided the double umpire system would be used. Stringent rules also wore adopted on the subject of dirty ball playing and rowdy conduct on the field. It was decided there should be no fight with the league if the association , could avoid this, and it was decided to respect all contracts and to play a nonconfiictiug schedule. TRAVELED A DEAD HEAT IN 2:04 STUDENTS ORGANIZE. ANOTHER TRAIN ROBBER, A Man Arrested in Cincinnati With 91,100 In His Pockets. CINCINNATI, O,, Oct. 10.—A man who n-ave his name as Morgan Field was iirrebted hero. He is suspected of being one of the Aquia creek train robbers but denied that he had been in Cumberland, Md., but when a pocketbook found in his pocket with the name of a Cumberland druggist was produced he was nonplussed, but (readily said he had been there. A careful inventory was taken of tho property [belonging to the prisoner. It was (found that the valise ho carried tallied exactly with the telegraphed description of the one carried by the suspect. In his pocket * was a forty paliber Colt's single action revolver, with all the chambers [loaded. The Adams Express company has attached the money found on Morgan Field, $1,100 in all, • There are 'fhroe more of the thieves still at large find the local police have every reason jlo believe that they are somewhere in this neighborhood. • Will Resist Payment of a Library Fee Im-, posed by Kansas University. LAWIIENCE, Kas., Oct. 19.—A stock company of students of the state unii versity has been formed to resist the payment of a 85 library fee, imposed 'by the regents. The company starts oul! with abiindant capital and will carry^ ^he case to the highest court of this state. \ The regents are determined to enforce the payment of the fee. ~nj The chancellor, on the advice, of tha dean of the law school, refused to alJ low the company, which is called the Students' Protective association, :to meet in the university building, and they were compelled by the officers to leave the hall. The best counsel has been employed by the students. Two members of the board of regents have asserted that tho fee is a violation' of the charter, which says that no tuition shall be charged any citizen of the state in any department of the university. Prominent lawyers of Topeka have from the first declared this innovation unlawful^ Heretofore no charges have been made» except for materials consumed in laboratory work, in strict compliance with *ihe legislative act creating the school. IN COUNCIL WITH INDIANS. Kobcrt J and John H. Gentry Make a Sensational Mile at Nashville. NASHVILLE, Oct. 19.—Six thousand people gathered at Cumberland park Thursday, chiefly attracted by the prospects for a match race between Robert J aud John R. Gentry. The day and track were perfect, and when Gentry and Robert J (Geers) came upon the track they were greeted by a great shout Soon they were started, Robert J having the outside track. Around the track they went, closely t'ogether, the judges deciding it a dead heat. Time, 8:04. After the dead heat it was found that Gentry had cut himself; and he was, allowed to be withdrawn. RoberbJ was given the race and then sent a mile in the gathering dusk with a running mate. Time, 2:0ii|. PATCHEN WINS AT DES MOINES A TRAIN ROBBER CAUGHT! One of the Virginia Knights rested at Cumberland! Fifteen Hundred Dollnrs Fonad ori Besides Other Valuables— A. Meiri- brnndnra of the Dlrlslon of the Spoils Also Found. \tlni WASHINGTON, Oct. 17.—A special td a morning 1 paper from Cumberland,. Md., eays: This morning about 10:1(1 Officer Breck of this city noticed a man- acting in a rather suspicious manneS near the Baltimore ond Ohio depot/ He triecl to board express train No. 0, west bound, with two satchels. Ths man answered the description of one(' who was implicated in the robbery 6i the express car at Quantico, Va., last, week. As soon as the office! attempted to make the . ar*. rest the man started to run but was soon caught. Ho claimed toj-. have been stopping 1 at one of the hotels in this city, and upon being taken to each of the hotels in turn claimed that it was a different one. He was taken; to the station house and upon being) searched $1,558 was found hidden ini two woolen stockings. Nine hun j dred and twenty-three dollars were in notes and 5040 ' ini silver, one silver watch and one! prold one, a lot of pawn tickets and! three silver pockotbooks were alsOj found. -A fine revolver was on his per-l son. There were forty-three cartridges' in his pocket and a memorandum book showing-where the entire boodle hadi- been divided between the men. In hisi satchel were found old'military shoes.j a slouch hat and wearing apparell that looked like disguises.! Ho claimed that he was an ex-detective from Missouri and afterwards de* nied it. He asked to be taken to the water closet and while there tried to hide another revolver and some money,1 but was caught in the act Officer Beck, who made the arrest, says the man fought like a 'ItocpancL at-< tempted to draw a revolver- pjnce ha was committed to jail he Bar jlfeiotne sullen and refuses to talk. B^ore his committal he told so many conflicting stories that there is not the least doubt but that he is one of the men who, successfully robbed the express. It is rumored in police circles that several men have been arrested'at Cherry Run') W. Va., all of whom have larg< amounts of money upon their persons, but as yet no further particulars canbi learned. A'number of police will go U the scene at once. ROWE SUGGESTS REFORMS. CONDITION ,QF THE CZAR, iVdvIccs of a Disquieting Nature — People Watching the HaUetlns, ST. P_j$TBB8BUfla, Oof 10,— "Advices resolved. frpm Livadla this morning are of an extremely disquieting, nature. Until 7 o'clock last evening the .condi- the czar had not Talks With PInitt and Murlgopa Chiefs Ko gardlug: Farming Lands. TUCSON, Ariz,, Oct. 10.—A dispatet from Sacaton Indian agency says: Governor Hughes by request met the Pima and Maricopa Indians in their council. Tliere were twelve chiefs a.ud a largo number of Indians present, representing over 4,000. All the chiefs spoke. They - said they wanted the farming lands of their reservation allotted to themselves in severally,' in small tracts furnished with water to cultivate the same, and wanted to livp like whites on their own homes and support themselves. The governor told told them he would assist them as they desired in their request, The policy of the government was encouraging, as it Wanted to help tho Indians to help themselves. This pleased the , chiefs. These Indians have .been friends of the whites from time immemorial and ( many haye reached a high degree of civilization. They will make a formal application to the interior department thx'ough their agent, S, K, Young, for allotment of lands. REGULAR 'TROOPS HONORED The Big Black Defeats Strathberry in a Hard Race. DES MOINES, Oct. 19.—Thursday was the big day of the fall meeting ac the Capital City Driving park. The weather was the worst of the week for' the races, and the attendance was about 6,000. Owing to a high wind the Oracle was several seconds slow. The' great race on the card was the contest' between Joe Patchen and Strathben-y. Online was advertised'to go but failed to appear. The contest between tho two horses, however, was a good one, barring the difficulty of making fast time against, the' wind. .. The first heat was won by Patchen in 3:05%, by only half a length, which was a virtual lowering of Strathberry's record by half a second. The quarters were :39, 1:01%, 1:35J-. The second heat was a most difficult one, the wind blowing a gale in the faces of the contestants. The quarters were :34, 1:08%, 1:43%, 2:11}, showing the last quarter was: gone in 37%. The -third.heat was gone in comparative calm, the wind having died down,and a slight rain having laid the dust. Patchen won it by a nose in 2:08%. though he was* pushed by Sti-athberry, who was getting tired. Jack Curry drove Patchon and John Atkinson was behind the Iowa horse. The last heat by quarters was :30%, 1:05, 1:38%, 3:08%, last quarter in a two minute clip, Fred K went against his pacing 1 record of 3:10^, aud did the mile in 2;09%. Would Have Jockeys Fined by the Startei Instead of by the Judges. NEW YOEK, Oct. 17.—Starter James C. Rowo is out in a long letter suggesting race track reforms. He would lika to see jockeys and trainers licensed, and would like to see the punishment of joSkeys vested in the starter instead of the judges, with right of appeal to the stewards. He thinks suspension, 1 now the only punishment, is too severe, 41 except in extreme cases. In part he Bays: "I think the best plan would be tdj give the starter full power and that the fines he inflicts should be heavy, say from $350 to $500. This would touch.; the pockets of the employers and make them more careful in the order's given 1 jockeys about behaving at the post. "Henry of Navarre is tho best horse I have seen this year. Butterflies is the' best of the 2-year-olds. It is an old turf maxim that when the fillies boat the colts the 2-year-olds are not of very high class. But this does not de?,_ tract from the merits of Butterflies,! who is very fast. In general, I do not think we have as good horses as wei once had. The new race courses help the runners in cutting seconds as much as'the bicycle sulkies aid the trotters. If the old time races at long distances were revived the old stamp of horses might come in again." Bookmaker McDonald also favors the overhauling of the jockey question. M'GLYNN ANSWERS THE A. P. A CHILD WHIPPED TO DEATH, tion of , throygfho^ti the day, The oeleb'ratSj qejjve, snepiftljst, Prof. , Mershi;jewBki, Va^^umi^pn,^,^ Ljyfl4ia yesterday, Qrowde -flf ",< people gather around, ' JTJf teeiitU Regiment, V, S., Presented With '' ,'3 t '••'•"'.» Stftud ofcpioyg, ,' ,~.'^,,, CqAO'i ,Oi;i,B.Tjn:,yei!Qnjit,on • 41 A. Mississippi Man Kills Ills Infant Daughter—Ho May Ho Lyiiehod. MKRIDAN, Miss., Oct. 19. — W. T. Martin, a white man, Wednesday night whipped his infant daughter to death with a leather strap, near Everly,Miss. Martin was drunk at the time. He is being pursued by a posse and if caught will be lynched. He is a desperate jharacter, The Priest Sayu tho Pope Does Not Inter-; fere With Citizens. NEW YORK. Oct. 17.—At Prohibition park, S. L, Dr. McGlynn answered some queslions put to him by members of the A. P. A. Dr. McGlynn said Charles S. Haskett of the! Prohibition Park company had handed him these questions to answer: Is there anything; in tho constitution of) the Catholic church which is a menace to a republican form of government? Is it true that the vows of Catholic priest* hood interfere' with loyal citizenship in n- republican oountWlike our own? Was not the archbishop '~ i " compelled to interferd^xsjlfrri a citizen because of y,6iiv pol asm?, ( , ' The first question Father Mc&Jynn answered with an emphatic no. lie • added; "So far'from the, pope trying- to revolutionize this country it is the reverse, and in no country does -the upbuilding o£ the Catholic faith so- please him as in America." To the t ,, • 41, ervices in th'e'eUy.'clnripg tU,e'greg,tT ,va}}rpad i stride 'qf last summer, 'the* 'Fifteenth' rogiin'eut of ' tha United States infantry was presented with a stand of colors this raorpjpg-. This is tbi}' fjrsf Urns IB , she lUstory bf the country that) »ny 'bpdy p| ' peen, thus, £Qpored,>py '';','",'•'... • v ' ''"' peppje, , -V **••,: Supreme Court Decisions. < . DES MOINKS, la., Oct. 19.— -The su^ preine court handed down the following decisions toc(ay; v Mohios appellant vs Trauffler, Cremer district; affirmed. . Haydook appellant vi Patton, Jasper district; nfllrmed, Httden-ys gioux; City aud Pacific,' Bail- road egmunny appellant;, Harrison disj- ' UUi l political euthusi™'! second question Dr, MflGlynn "The priests do not take vows. • make only promises at the t'me dination. Thoso promises only restrict > the priest in his religious observances^; and to celibacy, "I answer yen to the', third question," said the speaker, "Ijufr, those who condemned me made a,mistake, • Neither the Catholic ohurph nor the pope is infallible. I was '"' . v, vs'MoNamava appdUml,,?, Wspd,-" trlofrafllrnied^ -**:•':• ""'',-' '--as bury flte -•• ',- Hudspn (& Co^vs NorthernTacifle Railroad company appellant, Woodbury' district; aflirmed, Warren & Brurfee Manufacturing eqnv pany appellont vs .Watspn 1 & 'Pucketfc, kyoHB district; reversed. , State appellant vs Bell, Kepk«k distrjqtij '' - munlcated,' but that wound is all healed,"'' and/I bear np HI will.'! ' ' ' - t,' t CITY, i Burglars 1 Mo,, Jarp <?a,rly this, lay 4por apd, were 'e Watchman. J llotjse. 'V ' t ' Oct. i7,~- Bur

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