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   Eau Claire Leader (Newspaper) - September 29, 1897, Eau Claire, Wisconsin                                9V xfts wlffw YW fife ArtJVJTi SEPT 29 1897 EICrHT PAGES rtl1 t Cabinet Invitatioii WW STILL IN IT rt of ffis Withdrawal From Mayoralty Contest Denied Promptly m To Attend sent to Thursday EvenmgA Sept 30 at 8 oclock I us that they wilt positively be5 iis the grandest ovation ever held 5ri Northwest Steinberg s Full Orchestra wilF music for which was especially parcel for this occasion We extend a cordial invitation to everybody to be present Respectfully Jppublican Convention Takes a Ipecess in Order to Have a Conference George Nominated by the ited Nominations YORK Sept published that Seth Low aud his fluids had been discussing the propor Mr Low withdraw from the Itycontest has received authori i denial tlms disposing of the sug that had been made that Lows AT THE NEW STORE BRUSSELS LN MAY James Roche M P Says an In ternational Monetary Confer ence Will Ee Held WILL vVTJUfi LAW I AMONG POLES At Least Assurances Have Been Given by Cli nitjerlain affd Ballour of the Bank of England of Great Service Cause VAKCOUVER B C Sept28James Roohe member of parliament for East Kerry is now in the Slocan district of Kootenai Mr Roche is deeply inter ested in the silver question and as he was a member of the recently dealt with that question in his views should prove inter esting In an interview Mr Roche said have the strongest assurances from Mr Chamberlain and Mr Balfour that an international conference will called at Brussels in May I think the business transacted at Brussels will thei reopening of the India mints at least Senator Wolcott of whom so much has been heard on the bimetallic question is an exceedingly clever man and a powerful champion pf thft ratiReiJChouih considered a free generally in American Tiilincco miipnnjr Will Further Tut the low DBS MorsES Sept first ses sion of the twentysixth general assem bly of Iowa assert a law prohibiting the manufacture and sale of cigarettes in this state A test j roseeution was begun against the American Tobacco company and the United States circuit court decided against the state and for Nine Killed and Injured in a Fight at Girard ville Pa m THE LATT1MEB SHOOTING Jury Aut Huaiiluioua pn Verdict HAZLETON Pa Sept 28 coro airs jury which investigated the death of the striking miners at Lattimer hat rendered the following verdict That from tho dmunstances of the case and the evidence offeree the Raid Clement Platock and others came to theii deaths by gunshot wounds on Sept 10 WU7 at the hands of Sheriff James Mar tin and his deputies and in this we the jury do all ajiree aud we Phil J Koyle Thomas T Thoinns Barton Fleas and Peter McKiuuon of this jury do further eny that the said Clement Platock with others was marching pwieeiibly and un armed on the public highway that they were Intercepted liy the said Sheriff Mar tin unil his deputies und mercilessly shot to death aw we do further find that tlu killing was unnecessary and could have been avoided without serious injury to either person or property and we find finally that the killing was wanton ami unjustifiable but in this we George Made and F J MncNwil of this jury do not EIHHT FATAL SHOTS LOW of the sale manufacture or shipping into the state of the goods in original packages violated interstate commerce The extra session of the legislature last year attempted to so amend the law as to make it or penalty for dealing in the goods F WYoungerman wholesale tobacconist of Des Moiues is in receipt of a letter from the secretary of the American Tobacco company of New York direct lance by the Toicing of his public the to be noneffective aud not enforceable and tobacco dealers will refuse to pay the tax BRITISH ARE SATISFIED Believe tile Hare Biiii Suffl ceully iunixhfd SIMLA Sept Westma cott attacked the Eudakhel tribes who had refused to submit After driving them out of all their positions he razed all their villages aud towsn and thus forced them to withdraw The British having now sufficiently punished the Upper Mohmands the expedition will begin the retirement from their country at once hil I have the strongest reason for believ ing that he was an accredited repre sentative of the United States govern ment on that occasion Next to the iTomiueut U jHitonain AiiiiHterg Ueluge to Jo u tlie Combine MILWAUKEE Sapt The Sentinel says touneen Wisconsin malsters ot prominence wul not join the American GiRARDVlLLfc Pa Sept least nine men received fatal injuries and less seriously wounded in a bloody riot here during the night and early morn ing The battle was the outcome of a quarrel over the Hazleton troubles jChirtysix men are knowa to have wounded and about secreted friends whof ear that they will be sent to jail Dr Charles Schlesman attended 22 of the wounded JjL of whom he says will die Doctors DoiiahW attended U4 others and how many other physicians Cared for is not known Three other men have been reported dead but this cannot be verified yet on account of the Uncommunicative nature of the partici pants The Story of the Blot Several hnudid Pomanders board at William CulacabbageV hotel on Second street Joseph Cavtudifh is proprietor of a hotel at the east end ot town when several hundred rnon Polauders make headquarters Bad blood has ex isted Letwten them lor a long time and the recent strike troublesat Hazleton embittered them still more Finally matters came to a crisis and bis followers to the number of sev with gyms Itnivpf iixvp and retirement might mean the substitution ofrBpme other name than General B F Traceys as tho Republican candidate for mayor County Chairman Quigg called the Republican convention to order at noon and introduced Lieutenant Governor Woddnilf as the first speaker Demented Iowa Farmer Kills Entire Family Including Himself CAUUOU In Sept ter of a mother and nr six children oc TufnTdia a farmer living miles northwest ol hero Afterward the liomlish or de mented husband ut whoso hands they died completed his bloody work by sending a bullet into his own head in flicting a fatal wound The family were prosperous Germans and as far known lived happily No motive for the tragedy has been disclosed Bocck ers victims are his wile und these chil dren V Caroline aged 14 Christine aged 9 Henry aged 8 Lizzie afed 6 John aged 3 and an infant All are dead but Henry aud the latter cannot recover from his wounds Uiscuvery of the Crime Boecker had an engagement to help a v v hfttfi v S JgM the food whoteMMM AM i Kl Absolutely ROYAL BAKINQ POWDER CO NCW YORK VSW i Nebraska Attorney Says He Saw Her Late in the Month of May She Consulted Him in Regard to a DivoK Others Saw Tiilk of Prosecuting Witnesses For Op dykcs Testimony neighbor thresh and on his not juitm om to eonIYf Vvitli TiiTti Tammany organizations was appointed The preliminary work of the convention having been completed adjournment until 8 p m was moved uui Carried When the convention reassembles it irprotiable thai the follow 117 ticket will be placed in nomination Mayor Benjamin F Tracv coaipiroller Ash bel P jfitchpresident of the council R Ross Appleton Mr Fitch is a G ld Democrat and his iiommrtTton nition of the part the national Democ racy took in the last presidential cam paign HENRY JKORGK FOR MAYOR TKKICMAH Nub Sept Wade Gillis ui attorney of this place claims to have seen the wife of A L Luetgert who IP now on trial in Chicago for het murder long after the womans supposed to have been boiled to pieces in the haasige factory He says the woman camo to him in the latter part of May and consulted himabout getting a divorce He says it never occurred to me that the who lives about 20 rods away went to see why he did not come The doors of I the Boecker house Svere locked aud 1 there were no signs of life about Henry tried to get in the house butmet no re door and came upon a terrible scene Boecker with his wile and babyslept in a back room and the three corpses lay on one ted The wife had been shot j a the neck with a shotgun which of bimetallism are the French and I which has given rise to mucTi WFteftowiT tue syndicate to the bitter end At Buniugtou West Bend was the outcome of diplo matic representations made by the I French I believe we have not done as much for the cause in two or three years as the Bankof at one stroke Junction Appletou Jettersou May viiie and Fouci uu Lac there are malt houses located that have an annual out pat of 2000000 bushels and in Mil SHOWS A DECREASE Will Be About 83000000 WASHINGTON Sept Septem ber monthly statement of the govern ment receipts aud expenditures will show a material decrease in the deficit as compared with Angust The excess month amounts to something over 250000 hnt it is expected that by Oct 1 this excess will have been reduced to or less making the deficit for the first qnarter of the fiscal year about 128000000 Internal revenue officials already 7tierreceipls from internal revenue ceed those of last year by about 000 The receipts from customs so far show no material gains nor is it ex pected that any substantial improve ment will be shown until after the first of the year Farmer Uone FARGO N DSept 28William Aper one of the oldest and best known farmers of Cass county died at his home in Addison township Monday Hewas very wealthy owning one of the largest farms in the state Detnftntl Advance DcttJTH Sept tttrnber Han dlers union of thiB port has notified shippers that after Oct 1 it will de mand an advance in wages irom 40 to 60 cents an hour the same as is paid in Bother ports at tlie head ol the lakes cerns whose capacity approximates 1000000 Lusheis making the whole output of the antitrust houses 3000000 bnshels Avhile thanifiuwhoproposeto join the syndicate control 6000000 bushels Iowas fnaane Iopultttion DES MOINES Sept i8 The report of tne trustees of the state insane asy lum at Independence asks for an ap marched to Cavendishs hotel where several hundred ot their enemies were celebiatiug pay day The Cavendish men ascertained that their iocs were marching on them and arming awaited their arrival After a demonstrative march I he Culaabbage contingent ar Cniin mmisly Nmued by Ilic Inltpil uf New York Niw YUKK Sept most im portant development in the Greater Kew York political situation was the unanimous nomination of Henry Georfe for mayor by the United De mocracy composed of numerous free silver and Bryan clubs v Inch were ac tive in the campaign of lattfall Mr Georges strength if he should accept would be drawn principally from the De n u Uu ited De nipcracy also adopted a resolution con leniuiug the saloon First Then nl Lasted ao Hnor bloody battle ensued Tip biennial period There are now patients m the hospital The annual cost to the counties having patients in the hospital is about Three Jinudredpatients werejjured daring the past two years The trustees lor the appropriation of The annual cost of maintaining the hospital is about There are now 481 patients VTere TurUlnh TEBEKAN Sept inquiry made juto the fighting which took place on the TurkoPersian frontier in August last shows that the raiders were Turk ish Kurds who crossed the frontier with the full knowledge of the Turkish military authorities sacked nine vil I lages and massacred 300 Mussulmans ami Christians including women and chil dren The Persian government is de manding full satisfaction from Turkey for the outrages Was last and furious mid axes knives clubs and i ther weapons were used with deadly effect ihe toittle lasted aim GftauhuiY cabbage gang was routed leaving their wounded Lehind Everything m the house was smashed and the floors were strewn with wounded men Alter the routed rioters had returned to their hcadquartets the Cavendish gangJixmedtheniselyesJoJheteethaud marched to the enemys rendezvous where a battle still bloodier than the first ensued The police and constables of the surrounding region were called to the scene but were unable to cope rioting horde who continued hostilities nntil morning Thetown people did not Bleep a wink all night and while they watched the progress of the fight during the night they made no attempt to interfere cieiumug tne action of the state com niitteu in refusing to reaffirm the Chi cago platfomi mid in nominating as candidate for chief of the court of appeals Alton B Parker whose is sodoubtful that he is popularly believed to have voted against the Bryan and Sewull electoral ticket last year com mittee of Tammany Hall the roll of assembly districts for nominations for city and county officers was called with ThTT oil owing results May of William Sohmer George B McClellan Charles H KIIDX president of the borough George W Piuukett Charles F Allen comijtroller Ashljll P Fitch MASSACHlSKTTS DEMOCRATS shot and its head crushed with the butt of a revolver The man still breath ing had a bullet hole High lp in the Forehead and by his side was a revolver witlj two chambers empty The Boecker home is a story aud a half frame house and up and Lizzie lay on a bed with bullet holes in the forehead the latter dead the boy still brea hiiig In the opposite corner of the same room Caroline Christine and John were dead each with a bullet hole iii the forehoad though Caroline had two Boecker was 43 years old and Jor over 20 yeirs lived in the same neighbor hood in fact on the same farm I entered tho courtroom in Chicago Wednesday and heard the wornanjie scribed by ono of tho witnesses She had come to Nebraska from some poini to tho north she said cither Michigan or Wisconsin POSSIBLE PERIUAY PROSECUTnJNS Trial AtiCUied in tlin IuntRrrt of CHICAGO Sept Intimations that cONCi RES8 Rcprneiitntiim Nut Iiiri Hut I lie 1er BOMIIir IK Iilnt IIXCOJN Sept from the disappoiutmtutovera slightly decreased attendance from outidn states that wu conditions tor the opening nesses for the defense in the Laetgert murder trial were heard around the criminal court bmldiiifr coupled with a suggest ion of grand jury iuvestiga tiou It was Kiiid that the prosecution eierioasly dictniout of Mary before the grand jury now in session During the time Mary Siwiimering wasohthe witnes Bland she was questioned sharply by Assistant States Attorney McEvven relative to her be fore the grand jury which indicted Luetgert She admitted that her story belore that bodyas well as evidence she guve bulore Justice Kersteu who held Lnutgert lor trialwas dittereut in mate rial points to tlie evidence she gave at ilie ptuscnt trial frf t hnflTBtrapftllf the h national irrigation Were most auHpicions Delegates frpin lj the morning and while the roprescuatou from many of them was not large the personnel in the opinion of tnu officers could be de Schuack had threatened her when she appeared belore the grand jury telling her that if the did net lestily against Luetgert shewould I e punished Inspector Sdiaack denounces this Jl51Lt aajitterlyjalse During her story of what Nf Iolil With The Mass Sept Demnrratc siuUs w tiou assembled in this city to nominaic canrlidates for th vanonji slate fidin tingovernorship down A morion ihu tim oiratic party of cndors tinplatform adopted at the national convention liiveii Thirty In Jrsou DIXUTH Sept Catabini the Ely Italian who was found guilty last week of murder in thirddegree for killing Reuthardt btal in June last at1 Ely has leen sentenced by Judge Kn sign to at hard labor in the penitentiary This is the extreme pen alty of tlie law telc Young Turk J CONSTANTINOPLE Sept cus toms officials have been arrested for circulating pamphlets of the Young Turk 1 Tiimt Mngnate JiiriiMoNU Va Sept phoin meisupt irom Westbropk says that Major Levvis of the bin tolMCwi firm of Allen Tlie message says he can survive only a few hours at most and the end may come at any moment welcome to its ranks all supporters of that and will have ni political fellowship with those who do not sup port it was passed unanimously WAMIIXUTOX Sept The war de partment has orered an investigation of the accounts of Lieutenant Matthew K tsaville Tenth infantry who in repoitei to be short in his accounts as post quar termaster at Fort Sill to the extent of This action grows out ot Hu rtported finding of a forged bank slip among his vouchers MnrrlimnWHITrytnxmirlt CHICAGO Sept Harrison BUB agreed to use his influence in fet tling the differences between the Chi cago City Railway company and employes in the hope that the tinea eiud strike may be averted Irrigation topics were discussed with animation by aich authorities as dont IVtoses of Youug of Utah exSuutor Caroy of Wyoming L L Kellogg of Colorado and G H HamJiu of Texas her arrest she related incidents in which AsKistanriStates ufiinc figured unpleasantly The narra tion aroused the blood of that says the witness falsified irnth might have another court experience in Iwbich the An interesting witness at the open ing ol court was Aimedale Opdyke a iruit vHuler from near Janesville Wie He was positive he said that on May fl lie was in the vicinity of Lake Zurich near Jauesville with a horse and wagui On the night of May 9 he camped out sleeping in his wagon In a small grove ntiar him hb women They were Ivine on the ntiar him hb They were lying on ground and said they were going to re main there during tho night Opdyke said he carried an armful of hay from his wagon to thewomen and they made a bed of it The witness positively and u neem Above fepresentt the official Medal awarded Dr Prices Cream Baking Powder by Wcdds Columbian Exposition Chicago9i The fame achieved at all the Great Fairs rests solely on ita as the strongest purest and best of alt he baking and truly Dr Prices ai The foremost baklnj powder In Alt the wor4 of Mrs Luetgert as one of the he saw in tho woods WELCpMKU TO OHIO Nntlomi Convention City Now In Munition ut ColurnbUfl CouMBts O Sept The first annual conference of the mayors and couiicihncn of the United States Can ada and Mexico was called toxmlerat 11 a m by Mayor Black of this city about 100 regularly accredited delegates beingpresent in the auditorium mayors opening remarks were brief and formal and he closed by introduc ing livered the address of welcome Mayor Collier of Atlanta responded for the visitors in a glowing speech Mayor Black waa made chairman of the convention and Editor Gordon sec rotary   

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