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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - March 26, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance express daily and weekly. Out. Thompto publisher. Jeff ice Latty bldg., court St. Entered at the Post office at Defiance Ohio As mail matter of the second class. Daily evening edition Only delivered by carriers to City subscribers.10c per week. Mail outside City $3 per year Cash in Advance. Mail six months,.$1.75. Mail three months.$1.00. Short news notes by by press wednesday evenings. Per year $1.00, Cash in Advance. Long distance Telephone no. 14 Northwestern Telephone no. 34. Cheap Homes in Texas and Arkansas. They come from Many parts of the world. Infer Mattox of recent Date collected in various ways and condensed for the convenience of our Busy readers congressional. On the 16th the Senate in executive session voted on a number of amendments to the Panama canal treaty hut none were adopted. By a vote of 73 to 5 the Senate on the with ratified the Panama canal treaty. In the Senate on the Isth or. Money of Mississippi made a Long speech on the race question in the South and the remainder of the session was devoted to discussion of the i cuban reciprocity treaty. By a vote of 50 to 16 the Senate on the 19th ratified the cuban reciprocity treaty and then adjourned sine die. Along the Cotton Belt route land 43lftt can be bought for $2.00 to $5.00 a acre and up Cut Over Timber ground that makes Good grazing id furnishing Range ten or eleven a months of the year farming land for Dora wheat Oats Cotton some of it peculiarly adapted to Quick growth mad Early maturity of fruits and vegetables such As peaches pears plums strawberries tomatoes potatoes onions cabbage melons finding Good markets in the North at fancy prices on account of excellence of Quality and earlier maturity than in other sections. An Ideal place for Fille Man of Small Means cheap fuel cheap building material Long growing seasons Short mild Winters a land of Sunshine and plenty. Let us mend you literature descriptive of this country. A Homes in the Southwest a a glimpses of Southeast Missouri Arkansas and n. Louisiana a a through Texas with a camera a a fortunes in growing fruits and vegetables a the div easier a a fruit and truck growers journal. On first and third tuesdays of each month the Cotton Belt route will sell sme we a tickets from St. Louis Thebes Cairo and Memphis to Points in Arkansas Louisiana and Texas at half the one Way rate plus $2.00, or round trip tickets at one fare for the round trip plus i$2.00, allowing Stopover going and 2.1 Days return full information address e. La Beaume g. P. Amp t. A., St. Louis to. Low rates via Missouri Pacific railway and Iron Mountain route. Both one Way and round trip from Elk. Louis and Kansas City to Points in Kansas Missouri Nebraska Utah Colorado Arkansas Texas Louisiana and Pacific coast Points. Through tourist and Standard sleeping cars from St. Louis and Kansas City. Free reclining chair cars on All trains. Best dining ear service. Write for illustrated printed matter and full particulars. G. A. A. Deane jr., 200 Sentinel bldg., Indianapolis. Knives used at restaurants in Atis data Hungary must be Blunt according to a very inconvenient regulation that has been enforced. All knives in use at Public restaurants Are to be kept thus so As to be comparatively harmless in unruly violent hands and in Case of quarrel and consequent brawling there should be less risk of actual bloodshed. A novel but simple Protection against tigers has been introduced into the cattle rearing districts of the Himalaya mountains. It is in the shape of an Ordinary cow Bell As used by the cattle herds in Switzerland. The Bell is said to have already saved the lives of Many cattle for As soon As the tigers hear it they wait no longer but instantly take to their heels. Three women were instantly killed i and a fourth was probably fatally injured while walking from tuck i it to Philips Dale r. I., on the tracks j of the new York new Haven amp j Hartford Railroad. The victims in i trying to avoid one train were struck by another. The court martial which tried Ensign Wortman at Pensacola Fla., on j charges growing out of the explosion j of the eight Inch gun on the Battle ship Massachusetts by which nine i men lost their lives found the a j used not guilty. In the International chess ton a j ment just concluded at Monte Carlo i Tarrasch. Takes first prize with 20 Points Paroczy secures second prize j with 19 Points and Dillsburg wins third prize with 18% Points. A southbound passenger train on the Monon ran into a freight train at Cyclone ind., and ten passengers received cuts and bruises. One Sleeper turned Over while another and a Day coach were damaged. N. D. North who has been up pointed director of the census is a resident of Boston and is Well known in manufacturing circles throughout the country. He is Secretary of the National association of Wool manufacturers. Tile Secretary of War Hus decided to advertise for dredges for use in Public improvements on Lake Michigan in Fox River and on Lake Erie. There was considerable opposition to this action on the part of the dredging interests. Among the new machines for conserving Energy that Lieut. Carden of the United states Revenue Cutter service has found for the St. Louis exposition is one to catch the heat units flying out of a factory Chimney. This appliance Iii a Plant at Dusseldorf Germany now yields 2,100 horse Power. The elephant Jingo said to have been larger than jumbo died at sea on the Steamer Georgic which arrived recently at new York from Liverpool. The animals death occurred March 12 and the huge body was buried at sea. An animal show bought Jingo in London. The elephant had not travelled since infancy and from the time of sailing from Liverpool it fretted and pined away. Jingo was 22 years old 12 feet High weighed six tons and was valued at $50,000. Maj. George Courtney one of the crack shots of the country is dead at Syracuse n. Y., aged 63 years. A mortgage tax Bill imposing a tax of four Mills on All real estate mortgages has been introduced in both houses of the new York legislature. A new Volcano is vomiting Large quantities of smoke on Riri Island new hebrides. Earthquake shocks Are a being Felt. The residents believe the Volcano is caused by submarine eruptions near the Island Large bodies of water being seen to Fly upward at times. Ten stores and shops constituting the business portion of Springfield neb., were wiped out by fire causing $50,000 loss. A dispatch from Sydney n. Says the american cyclist Hopper won the $5,000 prize in the mile Cycle race in the record time of i minute 53 2-5 seconds. Walker the australian Champion was second. Union Pacific officials announce that improvements lately begun by the Harriman Vanderbilt lines will Cut the time Between new York and son Francisco to three and one half Days. Contracts have been let for extensive double tracking in the West and 10,000 men will soon be put at work. Teachers in the Greenville pa., Public schools Are forbidden by a new Rule of the school Board from attending dances or card parties. The penalty is dismissal. It is unofficially announced that the 20-hour trains Between new York and Chicago will be put in service again by the Pennsylvania May 3. The new York Central has never taken off its fast trains and now that the congestion on the Pennsylvania has been practically ended it Bas decided to enter the traffic Competition. The Navy department was advised that reports from the dominican Republic and Haiti indicate that american interests there May be in need of Protection. The Navy department ordered the Cruiser Atlanta to proceed thence from Pensacola Fla. Mrs. Kate Schoonover who had just recovered from knife wounds inflicted by her husband Douglass Schoonover was burned to death in a Little room in the third Story of a tenement House at Allegheny a. The police declare that Schoonover after making an attempt to choke his wife to death struck her in the face with a lighted lamp causing the fire. Schoonover is in custody probably fatally burned. Andrew Carnegie has offered $4,000 to the town of Wiscasset me., to erect a Public Library building. There is More of sentiment connected with this offer than in Many similar gifts. The ship which brought Andrew Carnegie and his father from Scotland to America in 1849, was named Wiscasset and was built in Wiscasset for a whale fishing company in 1834. Hentschl a bonded warehouse at Sydney n. W., containing 10,000 tons of merchandise was gutted by fire. The loss is estimated at $2,500, three men killed ten others injured one of whom cannot live. The men were buried under a mass of wreckage coupling Breaks and Many mine cars run Down Grade jumping the track. Trade Buletin. Johnstown pa., March 20.�?the breaking of a coupling followed by the runaway of a string of loaded Coal cars in the Sunshine mine at South Fork this county late thursday afternoon caused the death of three men the fatal injury of one and More or less serious injuries to nine others. The dead Anthony Border of South Fork aged 40 years. Joe s. Strank South Fork aged 30 years. Frank Mcclain of Ehrenfeld. The injured Coolbaugh of South Fork spine injured and breast crushed wiil die. Albert Paul of South Fork Arm leg and Collarbone broken seriously. William Parker South Fork crushed about head and body will recover. A half dozen others whose names could not be ascertained were badly bruised. The Accident occurred about 5 of clock As the men were leaving the mine. About 25 loaded cars were being hauled to the surface by an endless Chain. When the cars left the Center of the mine 15 or More men climbed aboard. All went Well until the cars reached a a a dip about too Yards from the Mouth of the mine. The train climbed three fourths of the Steep Grade in safety but when a Short distance from the level track the i fetching Between the second and third cars broke. Instantly the mine slope was filled with the shouts of the men As All the several strikes in Progress Bat Mons seriously hamper Industry. New York. March 21.�?r. G. Dun amp weekly review of Trade says Only one distinctly unfavourable Factor is reported in the business situation and it exists More in Effie fear of what May happen than through anything that has actually occurred. Several strikes Are in Progress but none that seriously hamper Industry although Many controversies Are threatened and May interrupt Trade unless agreements Are speedily reached. Progress has been made in relieving traffic blockades and deliveries Are More prompt yet railway facilities need much Extension if they Are to keep Pace with the nation s growth. Jobbing Trade is very Large and the advancing season stimulates retail sales in Many lines. Reports from the West Are especially of Spring and summer merchandise is heavy for the Interior and Mills Are resuming that have been Idle because Coke could not be secured. A careful canvass of building operations at the leading cities makes a fair comparison with last year outside of Chicago where special conditions caused exceptional activity in 1902. Returns Are unanimous in disclosing a decrease compared with 1901. However which was the Banner year in this respect. High Cost of labor is an undoubtedly retarding influence at time. Railway earnings thus far steamers collide a. Bad Accident in a fog Long Island sound. In one boat considerably wrecked six lives Quot were Lott and a number injured a members of the Crew were drowned while asleep. New London conn., March 21.�?�?� travelling at a moderate rate of Speed through Long Island sound Early Friday morning the big passenger Steamer Plymouth of the fall River line bound for fall River from new Ork and the freight Steamer City of Taunton of the same line came into collision in the fog just East of Plum Island the Bow of the freight Steamer raking the starboard Side of the Plymouth and causing the death of six of those on Board the Plymouth and serious injury to a number of others. The dead Are John f. Mccarthy watchman fall River. Unidentified passenger. John Coleman negro pantry Man. Julius Dawson negro Messman. John ii. Williams negro Baker. John Briscoe negro pantry Man. The Complete list of injured is impossible to obtain for the reason that Many who were slightly Hurt the present i were attended immediately upon the arrival of the Plymouth Here and available for March show an increase j then proceeded on their Way. Too. The president has reappointed or. D. Crum coloured collector of customs at Charleston s. �,., and William m. Byrnes United states District attorney for Delaware. Both of these nominations failed of confirmation at the recent session of the Senate. One thousand employees of Selz Schwab s co., shoe manufacturers of Chicago have been thrown out of employment on account of one fireman who struck for Union wages. The fireman was to have been assisted by the Engineer but his ally failed him at the last moment and the Stoker was compelled to enforce his demands alone. The employees of the factory were notified that the Plant would be closed. The Secretary of the cuban Treasury has received a proposal to remove the wreck of the United states battleship Maine. It came from an american. The proposition does not Call for payment either Way. Pending its acceptance it has been decided to include the Maine in the advertisements for bids for the removal of wrecks. At a meeting of 70 mine owners of California held in san Francisco the owners formed a temporary organization and pledged a fund sufficient to carry on a fight against the Western miners association for a Long period if necessary. The detained passengers of the steal or Kara mania have been released from Hoffman Island n. The Kara mania arrived at new York March to from Marseilles Palermo and Naples and reported six deaths at sea. The health officer held the passengers and Crew at Hoffman Island under suspicion that the deaths possibly were due to cholera. A la Patch from Covington tenn., states that Island 35, which is considered Din Quot of the highest in the North end of the Mississippi River is flooded for the first time in its history. Sixty persons were rescued of 14.6 per cent Over last year and 26.1 per cent. Over 1901. The responsibility for the Accident has not been determined and will be prospects in the Iron and steel in i the subject of an investigation. The d us try Are still encouraging Only j steamers apparently were under Good two drawbacks of serious importance j headway when they met. The Bow of Are seen railway congestion and la j the City of Taunton penetrating ten Bor disputes. Textile markets Are Only fairly Active the buying at first hands for Home account being on a moderate scale and Forward business indifferent. Except in the ease of a few Spe ears except the first commenced to Cial ties. The undertone of the cot Back Down the Grade. Slowly at first but with greatly increasing Speed the cars sped Onward giving the men scarcely an Opportunity to jump and save themselves. When about 200 Yards from where the hitching broke the Foremost car left the track and the remainder of the cars piled up Back of it. Those who had been fortunate enough to jump from the runaway cars quickly ran to the outside and told of the Accident. Help was quickly rushed to the men buried beneath the immense pile of wreckage which filled the six foot heading for a distance of 20 Yards. The first Man found was Strank who was horribly mutilated. Border and Mcclain were the next taken out the former dead but Mcclain lived in agony for about two hours. At a late hour last night it was announced that the wreckage had been cleared away and the injured All taken out. The Sunshine mine is owned by w. Haupt of Philadelphia the South Fork Coal co., and others. About 350 men Are employed in the mine and it has a capacity of 800 tons Lier Day. Ran amuck. Ton goods Market is Strong. Demand for heavy weight woolens has decreased. Most new orders being for the cheaper grades. Failures this week numbered 220 in the United states against 209 last year and 22 in Canada against 31 a 1 year ago. Favors arbitration. At Petersburg. Ind., mrs. Orville from the Island by a Steamer. Catt was shot and fatally injured by a person who fired through a window. Mrs. Catt and her husband were divorced several months ago. A fire which started in Griffin a shoe factory at Pepperell mass., burned 20 buildings including the shoe factory and other structures devoted to business purposes and a in a certain London office a club Lias been formed of smokers who have pledged themselves not to use tobacco in any form till after office hours. The club is called the a after six smokers a that being the hour fixed for a general Light up. Members May abstain till later if they like but it has been observed so far that the striking of the hour is the signal for the striking of matches. No exception is made of saturday or sunday. The red desert is inundated for Miles East of Rock Springs. Wyo., and the Salt Wells drilling station is completely under water. The water has backed up against the Union Pacific embankment to a depth of 20 feet in places. To guard against the cutting of the embankment track walkers Are kept constantly on the move Over the number of dwelling houses. The loss i threatened Section. Or. Robert k. Dorsey who died in Dos Angeles some Days ago came of amp Long line of medical practitioners High in the profession. His father Grandfather and great Grandfather spent the greater part of their lives at Hagerstown my. At the marriage of or. Dorsey a parents the above three generations were in partnership and All in Active practice. This family held the remarkable record of 135 pears continuous doctoring in Hagerstown. The russian government has set about regulating the age at which girls shall marry in turkestan. It has for perjury has taken an Appeal been customary for Mohammedan girls to marry Between the Ages of to released on $25,000 bail furnished by is placed at $300,000, with partial insurance. The Crucible steel company of America has sold to the United states steel corporation the controlling interest in the Clairton pa., Plant this Sale includes a Billet contract by which the steel corporation will Seil billets to the Crucible company. It also ends the Hopes of the independents for cheap Sheet bars and billets. Davis of Springfield 111., a National organizer of the United mine workers of America was held up by highwaymen near Thacker w. Va., and after being beaten almost to insensibility and robbed was thrown into tug River. He came in Contact with some Willows overhanging the Stream and succeeded in reaching Shore. Davis has been a great Factor in organizing the miners in the new River and the Norfolk amp Western Fields and he made Man enemies. The navigation season on Lake Michigan has been opened by the steamers Soo City and Alice Stag Gord. All steamship companies Are making preparations for a Large business during the summer. At Sioux City la., mrs. Ellen Gallagher under sentence of 15 years to the state supreme court and been and 12 years but orders have been issued now that no Mohammedan shall marry under 14. The tartar and turkoman chiefs Are much incensed As All seek to obtain brides As Young As possible. Russian officials report that per cent of the girls who marry under 12 die before they Are 20. Her Uncle. A head on collision Between two freight trains occurred on the Canadian Pacific railway at Islington out. Two men were killed and three injured. A f it Wayne freight train crashed into a furniture of the North Side Transfer co. At the Sandusky Street crossing wrecking the a letter addressed in a round girlish hand to a your lord in heaven has just passed through the hands of j Jared. The names of the killed were John Mcknight head severed from body Albert Cornelius body crushed. One Hundred or More representatives of the trophy Given by the Prince of Monaco for Competition Between the chess masters who participated Iii the International tournament which has just closed at Monte Carlo has been awarded to Pillsbury the american player. The Revenue Cutter Smith was stink in a collision with the steamship Arkadia at new Orleans. No lives were lost. Casimire Cicconi a member of the recently broken up band of italian swindlers who was believed to be dead and on whose supposed body $10,000 was recovered from insurance companies has been found in hiding by detectives of the new York District attorney s office. It is unlikely that he will be brought to trial As he is so years old and very feeble. Marcus Braun editor of the aus Tria hungarian Gazette of new York has been appointed a special immigration inspector to go abroad to examine into immigration conditions. He is appointed under the new immigration aet and is the first inspector of this character to be sent abroad. The striking feature of the official statement of the new York of so ted Banks last week was a further important loan contraction and As the result of such contraction a decided decrease in deposits. Robbers blew open the vault in the Deposit Bank of Bardwell kv., and secured in the neighbourhood of $3,000. The vault is a total wreck and the charge was so Strong that some of the currency of which there was $2,500. Was men of the Crew of the tug i la 1 a i Pilot of Philadelphia were drowned and killing to Quot a in a collision Between the tug and a farm hand shoots two women and then kills himself. Detroit March 20.�?a free press special from Bear Lake Mich., says Joseph Bradley a farm hand supposed to be unsound mentally on thursday afternoon ran amuck with a gun killing mrs. F. E. Bowerman dangerously wounding her daughter and attempting to kill her son. He then turned the weapon upon himself and committed suicide the tragedy occurred on the Bowerman farm four Miles Southeast of this place. Bradley who was employed As hired Man was recently discharged by mrs. Bowerman who was a widow. After his discharge Bradley went to Manistee. Wednesday he returned. What led up to the shooting is still a mystery. He opened fire by shooting his former employer inflicting injuries from which mrs. Bowerman died shortly after. Her 14-year-old daughter was the next victim and she is in a critical condition. The shots aimed at the son a to is 17 years old Yvere not effective and Bradley then shot himself dying in a few minutes. Men two others were seriously in i the steamship Winifred in the deja the postal officials in Ost Goth Lani Sweden. On being opened at the returned letter office the letter proved to be a touching prayer emanating from an eight year old child who had selected this Means to secure a musical instruments a guitar. Her Appeal has been answered philanthropic persons having subscribed the amount necessary to accomplish the child a desire. T Ware River off Marcus Hook a. The i remaining three members of the Crew j were saved. Gov. Mcbride of Washington has lie Ini ted line orders i vetoed the Bill providing far a Bounty representing every Coal Field in est it f orc cent per Pound on All beet sex police commissioner Murphy of new York who died recently underwent an operation 13 years ago on account of an almost impassable stricture of the Gullet and for the last ten years of his life he was unable to Swallow any food. Nutriment Yves introduced into his stomach through a Silver tube and the patient Wras restricted to foods which could be digested without the Aid of saliva. The immediate cause of col. Murphy so death was heart failure from slow amp tarnation. Virginia Are in conference at Huntington. A. The question of inaugurating a general strike in the state this Spring it is said will be discussed. The Interior department has decided that the bar to allowance of pension to soldiers Yubo served in the Union army during the civil War and who had previously served in the Confederate army is removed by the joint i evolution of july i 1902, relating to the pensionable status of such soldiers. Fourth assistant postmaster general bristly a is expected to reach St. Louis soon to inspect a certain $5,000 receipt said to be Iii the Possession of an attorney of that City and which it is said involves a High official at Washington in complicity with a a get Rich Quick scheme. Sugar produced within that state. The governor has vetoed other Bills appropriating $400,000. Gen. Greely chief signal officer has found himself much embarrassed in the construction of Telegraph lines in Alaska by the recent discoveries of Gold deposits in the Tanana Section of the country. Almost to a Man the civilian employees of the signal corps deserted their work and started for the new diggings. A plot to smuggle immigrants suffering from disease into the United states is believed to have come to Light through the arrest at Halifax n. S., of a russian named Jac Batez a guard in the immigrant Hospital. The change is that Jac Batez accepted Money from detained immigrants receiving treatment in the Hospital to permit them to escape. Dynamite explosion killed three. Bluefield w. Va., March 20.�?three men Vve a killed and several seriously injured by an explosion of dynamite Here thursday. A Large Force of men was employed laying pipe on main Street. The men were at dinner and some were sitting on a Box containing dynamite when it exploded with terrific Force killing e. G. Davidson Dave steel and John Harris. F. Craddock a travelling Man of Lynch Burg va., and two messenger boys were seriously injured. Before expiring steel walked to a Hospital aided by two men although both eyes were blown out and his nose and ears were torn away. Windows for squares around were broken As Well As the windows in 20 passenger cars nearby. Two meeting of protest. Boston March 20.�?two meetings of citizens were held thursday in Faneuil Hall a to protest against the suppression of truth about the Philippines and praying for further official inquiry into conditions the men Active in preparing the meetings have been prominent in the new England anti imperialist league. Explosion in a mine. Sydney n. S., March 20.�?As the result of an explosion followed by fire in Dominion no. I Colliery at Glace Bay c. B., yesterday four men Are missing 78 horses Arete suffocated by fire Damp and property Worth $500,000 was destroyed. Toe fan Shaft in the mine broke wednesday night and a Large number of the men left the mine while others who did not anticipate any danger remained at work. A great Quantity of bad gases soon accumulated and when a shot was fired an explosion occurred. Indicted 250 miners. Charleston. Va., March 20.�?the United states grand jury has adjourned after being in session ten Days and finding Over 250 indictments against miners and those who participated in the alleged Holdup of Deputy marshal Dan Cunningham at Aumsville and in the Stanaford Battle Between miners and Deputy marshals. The indictments charge resistance of Federal authority in some instances and conspiracy in others. The court Lias adjourned until june and none of the cases will be tried now. Crozier sentence. Manila March Crozier editor of the american who was convicted on the charge of Labelling Gen. Davis commander of the american troops was yesterday sentenced to two months imprisonment and to a Fine of $1,000. Lives lost by fire on shipboard. Bordeaux France. March 20.�?the dutch bark Amicitia from new York with Petroleum is on fire at la Roque. Several lives Are reported to have been lost on Board the vessel which Hod <i/0 barrels of Oil i Board. Secretary Hay define Uncle same a position concerning International disputes. Washington March 21.�?the response of Secretary Hay to the Argentine note proposing combined action of american states to resist the collection of debts by naval Force was made Public yesterday it is As follows without expressing assent to or dissent from the propositions set Forth in the note of the Argentine minister of foreign relations dated december 29. 1902, the general position of the United states in the matter is indicated in recent messages of the president. The president declared in his message to Congress december 3, 1901, that by the Monroe doctrine a we do not guarantee any state against punishment if it misconduct itself provided that punishment does not take the form of the acquisition of territory by any non american in Harmony with the foregoing language. The president announced in his message of december 2, 1902 a no Independent nation in America need have the slightest fear of aggression from the United states. It sch Oves each one to maintain order within its own Borders and to discharge its just obligations to foreigners. When this is done they can rest assured that be they Strong of weak they have nothing to dread from outside advocating and adhering in practice in questions concerning itself to the resort to International arbitration in settlement of controversies not adjustable by the orderly treatment of diplomatic negotiation the government of the United states would always be glad to see the question of claims by one state against another growing out of individual wrongs or National obligations As Well As the guarantees for the execution of whatever award May be made left to the decision of an impartial arbitral tribunal before which the litigant nations weak and Strong alike May stand As equals in the Eye of a ter National Law and Mutual duty. Hotel burned one Man killed. Grand rapids Mich., March 21.�? by the careless throwing Down of a lighted match by a guest in his room a fire was started at 7 30 last night which practically destroyed the Clarendon hotel with its contents entailing a total loss estimated at Between $75,000 and $100,000 and causing the loss of one life and the More or less serious injury of several persons. The dead William o. Hawkins travelling Man of Bay Ity Mich. Body discovered after the fire had been extinguished. A panic ensued among those in the upper stories and thrilling rescues were made by the firemen. Feet into the Hull of the passenger boat. As the vessels pulled apart the Bow of the freight Steamer raked the upper works of the Plymouth tearing out the second Cabin and ripping out state rooms like cardboard. Seven Cabins in All were swept from the starboard Bow of the big passenger boat. Boston March 21.�?the train from new London bearing the majority of the Plymouth a passengers arrived Here Friday afternoon. Among the passengers were several italian Imi Grants one of whom Pasquale i Telo. Says that he is sure a number of immigrants in the Steerage were killed in the collision while others jumped overboard. He said a i believe that about 13 italians perished in the disaster. I saw five dead and t am satisfied that i saw at least ten More jump arrest of a banker. Insolvent Tanner. Philadelphia March 21.�?George b. White vice president of the South Pennsylvania National Bank of Hyndman pa., aah As arrested Here Friday charged with conspiracy to wreck the Bank. He is accused of looting the institution of $20,000. He was taken before the United states commissioner and released on $5,000 bail. Barrett report Success. New York March 21.�?John Barrett. Commissioner general of the St. Louis exposition was among the passengers on the steamship Cedric which arrived yesterday. Or. Barrett said a i return after an absence of a year in which i have travelled 40.000 Miles making a circuit of the world visited 15 countries and have urged participation in Lite exposition with such Success that now my Mission is Over i feel gratified at its extent. China Japan Korea and Siam will show wonderful interest in the event. Dressmakers will Rake Price. Chicago March 21.�?dressmakers throughout country Are to make at once an increase of from 15 to 20 per cent. In the Price of All gowns in accordance with a decision reached Here Friday at the National dressmakers convention. This will affect the poor As Well As the opulent. A fight in Macedonia. Sofia. March 21.�?the newspapers report that a severe fight has taken place Between turkish troops and a body of insurgents in the Golay Hills Macedonia. Both sides sustained heavy losses. Or. Der Linous a disappearance. Buffalo n. Y., Mardi 21.�?charles g. Dennison of Hinsdale near Chicago. Disappeared from the hotel Bra Ezel on wednesday and has not. Been heard from since. I he police and detectives Are searching for him and last evening it was decided to advertise for him. Seventeen deserted. Pittsburg March 21.�?forty More non Union men were brought to the City Friday by the american Bridge co. For work on the new Wabash Bridge and 17 of these deserted and joined the strikers. He is charged with conspiracy and wrecking a National Bank. Philadelphia March 21.�?charged with embezzlement and other irregularities amounting to about $20,000, George b. White vice president of the Bank of South Pennsylvania at Hyndman Bedford county was arrested Friday and held in $8,000 bail by United states commissioner Craig for a further hearing next wednesday. The warrant avas sworn out by special Bank examiner w. A. Mason who stated he was acting under instructions from United states attorney general Knox. In an interview after the hearing examiner Mason said a i was or dered to Hyndman on december 16 to investigate the condition of the Bank. A few hours work was sufficient to convince me that the affairs of the institution were in bad condition and i telegraphed the comptroller to that effect at the same time advising the closing of the Bank. This was done and i was appointed receiver. Told Why Uliey refused. Pittsburg March 21.�?the Gazette says Independent window Glass manufacturers announced Here Fri Day that the reason they refused the j american window Glass Over. Tures backed by the threat of Intro during blowing machines was be cause they the independents have j three different styles of blowing a j Chines they think every by. As Good i As the americans. This Means that the Price of window Glass will probably be reduced 70 per cent. Enjoined from ordering a strike. Watertown n. Y., March 21.�?an injunction has been granted by state supreme court Justice Rogers against George Mackey president of the International brotherhood of paper makers from ordering a strike at the Taggart paper milk at Felts Mills or any other Mills that would affect the St. Regis paper co., whose Mill employing 325 men has been shut Down the last week on account of a strike of the machine tenders. A legislator i stabbed. New York March 21.�?frank j. Ulrich rear it tentative in the state legislature from the sixth District of Brooklyn was probably fatally stabbed yesterday by William get Teyes a clerk. The men got into an altercation Over an alleged insult offered by getters to two Young women which Ulrich resented. Ulrich is a prominent democratic politician. A strike at Rahway. Rahway n. J., March 21.�? five Hundred employees of the Wheeler condenser works went on strike Friday. The trouble started originally with the labourers who struck for $1.75 per Day instead of $1.50. A committee was appointed to see the machinists and they were induced to go out also. Fined them 85.000 apiece. Jefferson City. Mo., March 21.�?th� Armour Cudahy Swift Hammond and Schwartze Hild amp Sulzberger j packing combines the five defend j ants in the ouster proceedings i brought by the attorney general of Missouri against the alleged beef Combine last summer were fined $5,000 each in the Missouri supreme court Friday and ordered to the posts of the Case. Which amount to $5,000. Unless the fines Anil costs Are paid within 30 Days the defendants will be ousted from the state so the court orders. Gives a measure of Home Rule. London March 21.�?a Bill giving Ireland an important Extension of local self government will be introduced in parliament by the government. The leaders of the nationalists and Irish unionists have been consulted on the subject and the rough outlines of the proposed measures have been sketched. Thomas w. Russell Liberal unionist in an interview at Enniskillen. Ireland yesterday declared the government was about to introduce a modified measure of Home Rule but the statement is premature As regards the time. A by it undertaking. Chicago March 21.�?the management of the Union Pacific Railroad co. Has closed a contract with a Chicago company for the construction of 25 water purifying plants to be constructed on that system Between Omaha and Salt Lake City. Done to want to be Christian. New York March 21.�?maj. Gen. Chaffee told the members of the methodist social Union at the hotel Savoy last night that he never had met an intelligent chinaman who expressed any desire to embrace the Christian religion. Wants fair treatment. President romper asks Protection for labor organizers at Tampa Fla Washington March 20. A Samuel Gompers president of the american federation of labor yesterday sent the following Telegram to the chief of police at Tai Ftp Fla a in the name of organized labor As Well As every Liberty Loving citizen i demand full Protection to our organizers James Wood and James a. Roberts and others whose lives have been threatened. These men i know to be Law abiding citizens and would not be guilty of an unlawful act. They have a right to organize workingmen and. If necessary in defense of their rights to strike for the enforcement of them if no other inures of redress is afforded. The kidnapping and making away with a number of Tampa a workmen less than two years ago warrants belief that the present threat is serious and emanates from a capitalistic organized this Telegram was sent by or. Gompers on receipt of statements from the organizers mentioned that the subjoined communications had been received by them a Tampa March. 1903. A James Wood a you Are hereby commanded to leave the City at once and never return. Our men have been watching you since your arrival Here and we Are convinced that you Are a trouble maker. Leave the City and save yourself the trouble of our being compelled to remove you which we will do Ifyu on Are in the City 24 hours after receiving this letter. Take your big guard and leave the City under Tain of death for we will not have or tolerate any More strikes in this City. Leave or you die. A committee of Tampa and surrounding a Tampa. My a 1903. A James a. Roberts by it a Are hereby commanded to leave who City at once. You conspired to bring Nigger Millian Back. You Bro Abt Wood Here. You Are conspiring with the anarchists in ybor to bring on a strike and we think your next move for the Good of Tampa will be to leave the City and if you Ever come Back Yon do so at your own peril. To remain 24 hours after receiving this letter Means death for both you Anil Wood. Get out of the City and save us the trouble of removing you. A committee of Tampa and surrounding or. Gompers announced that he had been advised that letters similar to these also were sent to Jose Biaz George a Rostov and Frank Kelly members of the Cigar makers International Union. Wants a showdown. Masked k0bbeks. It they attempted to hold up a trolley car. A Lively Battle finned in which one passenger a killed and three wounded a the hold up took place near los Angeles Cal. Minister Bowen ask Tor a declaration by the allies. Washington. March 20.�?another important chapter in the venezuelan j controversy developed last night. Impelled by the persistent reports which have been circulated that there might be a disposition on the part of j the Allied Powers to Settle directly with president Castro the question i of the payments of the claims of their citizens against Venezuela coupled with the exasperating delay in settling the additional protocols with him or. Bowen Venezuela s plenipotentiary has made an Effort to obtain positive information from the allies As to their intentions in the premises. With this purpose in View last night he addressed to sir Michael Herbert the British ambassador at Washington a polite note calling attention to the delay of about a month and to the rumours that have been current that the Powers Are not disposed to Send the question of preferential treatment to the Hague. Or. Bowen urged it As desirable that some declarations should be made by the allies As to what they will do. Where is the bar ? a chunk of Gold Worth 823,500 disappears from the depot it Detroit. Detroit March 20.�?a bar of Gold said to be valued at $23,500, disappeared from the express ear of Wabash train no. 4, which arrived at the Union station from the West at 8 of clock wednesday night and left los Angeles Cal., March 23b�? three masked robbers attempted to hold up a car on the los Angeles Pacific electric line running Between los Angeles and Santa Monica about a mile West of the City limits saturday night and after a pistol Duel Between c. Henderson one of the passengers and one of the robbers the other two highwaymen began shooting right and left through the crowded car. One passenger was killed and three wounded. Charles Curry the Motorman saw the obstruction when the car was several Hundred Yards from it and at. Once turned off the current and ran slowly to the place. The moment the car stopped three men wearing masks Over their faces sprang from the weeds alongside the track. One boarded the front end of the car and the other two the rear end. The first Man commanded the passengers to put up their hands and when one of them did not comply he tired a shot. Henderson then opened fire on the robber. The robber turned his gun upon Henderson but As he did so he was seen to Bend Over and cry out As if in pain. Then straightening up he began shooting at the passengers on the front seats. One of his bullets struck Ellis Pearson in the left leg. Henderson continued firing and the robber was seen to fall. The two robbers who had entered the rear door commanded the passengers to put up their hands and most of them did so. Before the robbers could search the passengers the shooting began on the outside of the ear. Then the other two robbers began shooting right and left among the passengers. Griswold was seated about the Middle of the ear with his Back toward the robbers. At the command a hands up he tried to hide his watch and one of the robbers thinking he was about to draw a gun fired Point j Blank at him. Tile Bullet struck him i in the Back of the neck and he fell Over into the Lap of his Mother who was at his Side. I or. Bowles was near the front door and at the command of the robbers he raised his hands. When he had i them in the air one of the bullets a from a robbers revolver struck his i left hand and shattered the Bones. After emptying their revolvers the robbers backed out of the door sprang off the ear and disappeared. The car ran rapidly to Sawtelle. The nearest Point where medical Aid could be secured. Griswold expired before the ear had gone a mile. Rathbone is. Wood. The latter make a statement in reply to Fil Arees filed toy the former. Washington March 23.�?estes g. Rathbone former director general of posts of Cuba Bas filed with the adjutant general of the army specific charges against Gen. Leonard Wood in connection with the latter a duties As military governor of Cuba. Rathbone charges that Gen. Wood manipulated the cuban courts that he received gifts from a gambling concern amounting to $5,000 and that the gifts were admitted into Cuba free of duty contrary to Law. Brig. Gen. Wood has placed in the hands of the Secretary of War a voluntary statement regarding the charges tiled against him by maj. Rathbone. No official notice of Rathbone charges had been taken by the Secretary As vet. But Gen. Wood on Reading them asked and received permission to file at the department a statement setting Forth his Side of the Case before his departure for service in the Philippines. To his statement to the Secretary Gen Wood denies that he received any but a purely personal gifts while in Cuba. As to his attendance on the for Buffalo at Midnight. J a Tjai Allai a a Public institution at the property was in charge of the Havana at which the Spanish nation Pacific express co. And was consigned to Buffalo. Just As soon As the messenger missed the Gold he notified the local express agent of the company who in turn asked the police to assist in the search for the missing treasure. There were four bars of Gold in the shipment. The incoming messenger is positive that he unloaded All four of them and wheeled the truck into the company a office Here. A rattle with a maniac. Lebanon kv., March 20.�?a horrible tragedy occurred at Riley station eight Miles West of Here on the Louisville amp Nashville Railroad thursday. Williams with a posse of three men went to arrest an unknown crazy Man. The maniac was armed with pistols and was frightening people in that Vicinity. When Deputy sheriff Williams and his posse approached the enraged Man and attempted to overpower him he commenced to Fife. The Deputy sheriff was shot through the body. Sustaining a serious wound. Gabriel Floyd in the Back. Samuel Payne through the Arm and Samuel Devers received a Scalp wound. After Williams had fallen he fired a Bullet through his antagonists head killing him instantly. Young Palma r eds. New York March 20.�?it was j Learned yesterday that Jose Estrada Palma a son of Tomas Estrada Palma president of the cuban re pub i lie and miss Mabel Jacobs a student at the Normal College and daughter i of David b. Jacobs a wealthy Tobac i co importer were privately married Here on february la. Young estra i a Palma who is a student at Columbia University went to Washington yesterday to consult with Gonzales de Quesada the cuban minister and to request him to break the news of j the marriage to his father. I r Otilde increase the liquor tax. Albany. N. A. March 20.�?the state Senate committee on taxation has de ended by a party vote to report a j i Vor ably the Bill increasing the liquor i License tax in cities of the first and i second class by 50 per cent if As predicted the measure becomes Law. The increased Revenue therefrom will j be several million dollars annually. A great Lorn. Grand Forks. N a. March 20.�?the red River Valley suffered yesterday i from the most severe storm of the j Winter. Snow has been falling since j wednesday a wealthy citizen disappears. Ogdensburg x. A. March 20.�?lien by Rode. Aged 75. One of the wealthiest residents of this City disappeared from his Home thursday and it is believed he has thrown himself into the St. Lawrence River. He is said to be Worth $500,000. A traitor sentence. Manila. March 20.�?Jose Javier the alleged head of the new Kat Punan secret society who has been tried for treason and sedition was convicted yesterday and sentenced to five years imprisonment and to a Fine of $5,000. A1 game was played. Gen. Wood Calls attention to the fact that the Bishop of Havana was present at the dedication of the institution and conducted the service on that occasion. As governor general of Cuba it was his policy he says to establish and maintain cordial relations with the people of the Island including the spaniards. Three fire cause 8175,000 los. Philadelphia March 23.�?three fires in the northeastern Section of the City saturday night caused a loss aggregating $175,000. The greatest damage occurred at the Morocco works of Cooey costello amp co., which was almost destroyed. The loss is $100,000. Two men were arrested in connection with the fire which partially destroyed the Flint Glass works of Gill amp co. Rant Ca Tro to May. Caracas March 23.�?the venezuelan Congress by a unanimous vote has declined to accept president Castro a resignation and has passed a Resolution requesting him to reconsider his decision. It is believed that president Castro will yield to this expressed desire of Congress and remain in Power. Fifteen Tow boat milk. Hawesville by. March 23.�?the big Tow boat b. Finley broke a Crank sunday and went ashore at Hoggs Point a few Miles above this City. Of her Tow of 34 Coal boats and six Model barges containing manufactured steel. 13 boats and two steel barges went to the Bottom. Just about Daylight a few of the steel barges passed Here carrying men who displayed distress signals. Four of these men and three Coal boats were landed below Here and the three steel barges were caught at Cannelton and. Arrest of alleged Bank burglar. Halifax. N. A. March 23.�?an armed posse of officers of Bridgetown yesterday captured two men who Are supposed to have blown open the Safe in the Agency of the Union Bank of Halifax at Granville ferry and secured $3,100 in Cash. The officers in. Bridgetown tracked the burglars for 15 Miles and surrounded them in a barn. At Daylight the burglars were ordered to surrender which they did without showing fight. The burglars were fully equipped with Safe breaking tools and Sticks of dynamite. Signed a r age agreement. Marion ind. March 23�?tt is stated on reliable authority that the american window Glass co. Has signed a wage agreement for the coming year with the old l. A. 300. This act. It is said. Relieves All fear that the men will be supplanted by machines in the trusts factories at least for another year. Death of Dean Farrar. London. March 23.�?very Rev. Frederick William Farrar Dean of Canterbury since 1895, died sunday. Dean Farrar was in his seventy second year

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