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It's a Cold Day When We Get Left.
Vol'g;. : .
NO. 25.
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3ood Iiver-Slacier.
S. F. BLYTHE, Publisher.
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Six months ,. . 1 00
Three month! , , to
BiiKlecopjr . f Cento
. Grant Evans, Propr.
Second St., near Oak. - , Hood River, -Or.
Shaving and Hair-cutting neatly done.
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Embargo Will Probably
be Declared Off.
It la a Question Whether This Will be
Necessary,, for the Government of
Germany Has Modified Its Order and
Assumed a Liberal Attitude.
Washington, November 9. The an
nouncement that the German authori-.
. ties may conclude to determine the pos-
- eibilities of the introduction of Texas
. fever1 into the Empire from expert opin-
-ions of American veterinarians was re
ceived with great interest by Secretary
- Morton, whoBe advocacy of -retaliation
" by requiring a strict inspection of Ger-
- man wines and liquors has been told in
these dispatches. The Secretary has in-
w vestigated .the question, and finds that
authority to entirely exclude German
products in retaliation for discrimina
tion of .our goods is vested in the Presi
dent by existing laws, all of which has
been heretofore overlooked in the dis-
' cussionof the question. Secretary Mor
ton had a conference with the President,
and laid the law before him.' It is-in
the United States Statutes at large, vol-
ume 26, Fifty-first Congress, page 414,
' chapter 839 : "An act providing for an
inspection of meats for exportation and
. prohibiting the importation of adulter
' ated articles of food or drink, and au
' thorizing the President to make a proc
lamation in certain cases and for other
purposes." Section 4, to which the Sec
retary called the attention of both the
.'. United States authorities and the Ger-'
man Empire, reads :
"That whenever the President is sat
isfied there is good reason to believe any
importation is being made, or is about
to be made, into the United States, from
, any foreign country of any article used
. for human food or drink that is adulter-
- ated, he (the President) may issue his
' proclamation suspending the importa
tion of .such articles from such country
.; for such -period of time as he may. think
'necessary.-" ' - - j - -.
The Secretary believes this law is the
key to the situation furnishing this gov-'
ernment with full power to retaliate
upon Germany .for the exclusion of our
. cattle either by the policy which he sug
gested, of requiring a strict inspection of
their wines, or by stronger measures. At
'.fc.the State Department the attitude of the
German government respecting our cat
tle is regarded as the natural and proper
outcome of the Btrdng representations
made by Minister Kunyon. .The negoti
. ations had reached a point where each
government was content to rest its case
upon the questions of fact; first, wheth
er or not there were genuine cases of
Texas fever among the cattle imported
into Germany from the United States,
and second,' "whether or not the disease
. can be communicated to German cattle.
, If, as stated in the dispatch, theUer
jnans have so far receded from their first
position, justifying the absolute exclu
sion of American cattle without reason
' able proof upon these important-points,
then the State Department officials feel
that our cattle shippers have little to
fear, and that the German government
: has assumed a very liberal attitude, and
. one which is likely to speedily result in
the removal of the embargo. -.; ?. , r
Lord Salisbury's Tribute.
' '", London, November -9, Lord Salisbury
paid a tribute to the late Czar in a speech
- on municipal politics in London this
evening. He embraced the first oppor-
. . tunity, he said, to express the grief of
himself and of his political associates at
the loss of Alexander III. His experi
ence in the British foreign office had
convinced him that ;all nations were
- deeply indebted to thqflate Czar for the
peace which his self-restraint and high
Christain character had secured. Men
with lower motives might have frequent
ly yielded to the irritation and terribie
trials which Alexander' had alwayB re-
sisted. . -i. ' -
. The Gorman Cabinet.
' Berlin, November 9. Prince Hohen
lohe presided at the Prussian Cabinet
meeting to-day, Freiherr von Wilamos
itz, Governor of Posen, having declined
to succeed' Herr von Heiden Cadow as
i; Minister of Agriculture. A hitch also
" has occurred in regard to Dr." Koch's
succession to Dr. von Schilling as Min
ister of Justice.
Barber Shop
News of the Two War Powers Brought
by Steamer.
" San Feancisco, November 9. The
steamer Belgic brought news from the
Orient under date of Tokio, October 20,
as follows: - -
-The Corean peninsula has now been
cleared of Chinese troops from end to
end. Corea was one of the last vestiges
ot the middle kingdom's medieval mai
esty : one of the last of the little border
States that acted as buffers between the
big Empire and the " outer barharians;"
independent toward all the alien world,
dependent toward the Celestial Empire
alone. That was the anomalous status
of these buffers. One after another thev
have been shaken free by the impact of
western aggression. iurman, Kiam,
Tonquin, Annam, the Pamir region all
have fallen away, leaving the flanks of
the middle kingdom exposed to the kicks
of the profane Occident. Corea alone r&
mained. To her relations with Corea
China could not choose but import some
element Of.reaiism, for beyond the bor
ders of the peninsula Russia stood alwavs
ready to advance. Therefore the Peking
statesman openiy canea uorea a de
pendency, and Europe believed that
they had both the will and the ability to
protect it. But two battles have sufficed
to drive the last of thebannermen across
the Yalu river and to place a Japanese
army on the borders of Manchuria. Ja
pan by a very striking object lesson has
demonstrated the justice of her conten
tion that, so far as concerned 'Chinese
tutelage, Corea's security against for
eign invasion was a myth.
Uiina is a port distant five miles from
Hiroshima, a town on the inland sea,
where the Emperor of Japan as commander-in-chief
of the military and na
val forces has established his headquar
ters. Hiroshima was chosen 'for . the
purpose because it is the most southerly
point to which the main trunk railwav
of Japan has been pushed. Troops and
stores irom every part of the Jkmpire
reach it by rail. The harbor of Ujina is
capable of accommodating fifty or sixty
large steamers, and between Ujina and
Hiroshima a -military railway has been
built. October 1$ the last steamer of a
great flotilla of Japanese transports
steamed out of Ujina. They carried a
corps d'armee aggregating 22,000 com
batants with all their equipment, ambu
lance, military train, artillery, etc. The
flotilla, heading to the northwest, steered
for -the entrance of the Pe Chi Li Gulf
to attack simultaneously Port Arthur
and Wei Hai Wei. Port Arthur and Wei
Hai Wef are China's only fortified har
bors in the northern part of her Empire.
Their works of defense were planned by
German engineers, and they enjoy the
reputation of being impregnable. Port
Arthur has docks capable of receiving
big ironclads, and is an important naval
depot. The Japanese troops will attack
both places from the. land side, and it
may De predicted that they will take
them. In that case the Gulf of Pe Chi
Li and . therefore the . maritime ap
proaches to 'Peking will be completely
commanded by Japan.
Stanton and His Associates Will Ask for
V "More Time. ' .
Astoria, November 9. J. C. Stanton
and his associates will to-morrow sub
mit a proposition to the railway subsidy
committee asking for a thirty-day option
on the subsidy in order to place them in
a position to close a deal with Eastern
capitalists for the construction, of the
proposed railroad between this city and
transcontinental connection. Among
the property owners who form the com
mittee of twenty-one there is a diversity
of opinion as to the advisability of giv
ing any one an option- on the subsidy,
for the reason that the property will
under the terms of the dee"ds return to
subscribers January 1, 1895,. if in the
meantime the trustees fail to execute a
contract with reliable persons for the
construction ""of the road; It was de
cided some months ago that no' option
should be given, but that the first per
son who showed the ability to build the
road should have the contract. Some of
the friends of Campbell, the Chicago
contractor, profess the utmost faith in
his ultimate success, and assert that his
arrangements to sign 'a contract are
practically settled. ..There are others
still who favor waiting' until the arrival
of Judge Brown . of New York, who is
understood to be on his way here. All
things considered, it is diflicut to de
termine what action will be taken, but,
if Mr. Stanton can thoroughly convince
the committee of his. ability to close a
deal, he may. succeed in his endeavors to
secure the desired option. -
An Inquiry Into the Causes That Led to
Her Wreck. . '
Auckland, N. Z., November 9. In
the inquiry into the loss of the steamer
Wairarapa, in which Chief Officer Moies
testified that in spite of the captain,
who was never drunk, insisting on going
at full speed,, he was confident that the
ship's course was correct: The captain,
he said, refused to allow the foghorn to
to be Bounded lest the passengers should
become alarmed, and the- lead was not
used. The witness admitted that he had
left the ship before the passengers, and
that he had allowed the steward to haul
him into the rigging while a woman and
her child, partially submerged, struggled
for life near by. Third Officer Johnson
corroborated the chief officer's testimony
regarding the speed of the ship and the
captain's refusal to sound the foghorn.
- Germany Acknowledged Hawaii.
' Berlin, ; November" 9. Germany
through Emperor William, replying to
President Dole's official notifications, has
acknowledged the Republic of -Hawaii.
Poisons Her Husband in Order
to Get Rid of Him.
Her Infatuated Spouse Refuses to Be
' lieve the Evidences of His Own Senses,
- Although She Has Made a Full Con-
- fesslon of Her Hellish Crime.
San Bernardino Cal., November
Mrs. S. W. Barnes, who with her par
amour, Tom Slater, was arrested for at
tempting to rid herself of her husband
by slow poisoning with arsenic and
strychnine, passed the night ' in the
county jail. Her injured husband, who
is almost helpless from the effects of the
poison and has become a . mental as well
as a physical wreck in consequence, was
at the jail early this morning, and was
allowed to take his murderous wife home
for a short time. . Letters found show
that Slater and Mrs, Barnes had planned
to elope to Honolulu, and had their ar
rest been delayed twenty-four hours one
at least would have been out" of reach.
In a trunk in Slater's room was found a
large amount of the woman's clothing,
taken there in preparation for elope
ment. The reason for the poisoning was
that Barnes had considerable property
and had made a will in his wife's favor.
Slater roomed at the residence of Mrs. F.
Gill of the Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union, where the assignations of
the parties, were made, and it. was in his
room the principal evidence of guilt was
obtained. -: - . ,
The husband is infatuated with his
wife and refuses to believe the evidences
of his own senses, although she made a
full confession this afternoon, stating
that she was under the influence of Tom
Slater, who not only held her in his
power, but placed a revolver to her head.
compelling her to give the poison to her
husband. . She admits everything as
charged, making it impossible for Slater
to make any delense. it is thought he
will plead guilty on the preliminary ex
amination and not stand trial.
Her husband wants to go on the wom
an's bond, which has been fixed at
$5,000, and to shield her from the con
sequences of .her crime. Barnes is an
Odd Fellow and a member of the Junior
Order of American Mechanics. It is the
membei s of these orders, who are caring
for him and had taken- steps to detect
and stop the terrible crime. The woman
was about to desert two interesting chil
dren as well, as an injured husband. . In
their possession was found the following
letter written by her 12-year-old daugh-.
ter, Violet: :
" Please, Tom, I wish that you would
mind your own business and leave my
mamma alone." - v - - -t,
Traders Figuring Upon Securing Most
of the Money to be Paid Them. : -
Sioux City, la., November 8. With
in the next two weeks the 1,500 Indians
of the Yankton tribe in South Dakota
will receive nearly $200,000 in part pay
ment for lands they have" sold the gov
ernment. They will in the next three
years be paid over $500,000, The busi
ness ' men of Armour appreciating, the
fact that the Indian trade is very valua
ble are entertaining them in elaborate
style. They invited them to the town,
which is the only one at which they
trade, gave them a reception at the fair
grounds and then a series of barbecues.
They are, in short, holding a grand cele
bration of a week's duration. The In
dians have been presented with an ample
supply of provisions and are camped all
around the town.- They are more numer
ous than the inhabitants. - All the scouts
of the tribe have already received $200
each, and are spending it freely.: The
Indians are making extensive purchases,
and. it is said, have already become in
debted for the greater part of the money
they will receive at the first payment.
They are drinking a good -deal of fire
water, but thus far no : serious affrays
have occurred.
Owners Could Not Agree. ...
Chicago,-November 8. -The Southern
Hotel at Wabash avenue and Twenty
second streets is divided against itself.
A plain board partition through the cen
ter of the rotunda' separates the two
parts, and all the boarders are on one
side of the partition. The division is a
disagreement between the owners of the
property and Dr. ' W Clark, the man
ager, i The southern half, of the building
is owned by A. & A. E. Wells,"and" the
other half by the Jenningsnestate.' Dr.
Clark had a dispute with the Wells peo-
Cle regarding the payment of rent and
e was ordered toVacate. ". He switched
the guests into the other half and built
the partition; -Under-the present ar
rangement all the store's in the southern
end of the building are shut off from the
hotel. The Wells Bros, sa they will
build a new entrance from Twenty-second
street and run their half of the house
in competition with Dr. Clark's half.
- Shaken by a Judge. - - - '
Spokane, Wash., November Judge
J. Z, Moore gave Attorney J. J. Fitzger
ald a vigorous shaking this afternoon,
and the latter is laid up for repairs: JJJhe
affair occurred, in front of the Hyde
block. Fitzgerald was under the influ
ence of liquor, and persisted in following
the Judge, making insinuating remarks
to him. The Judge warned him to stop,
but he turned forward in a threatening
manner. Moore-then grasped him ' by
the coat lapel and shook him vigorously.
Fitzgerald fell to the sidewalk, and in
the fall his cheek was cut and his eye
A Woman Bravely Saved From Being
' Burned to Death. '
Windsor, Ont., November 8. When
fire broke out in Mrs. Jane Green's
house yesterday she ran into the street,
but a little -later remembered that she
had left some money and papers on the
second floor and rushed back for them.
The building, which was of wood, was
then all. ablaze, and she was in immi
nent danger of death, George Chene, a
chief of the Windsor fire department,
snatched a shawl from a woman stand
ing near, and bolted in at the front door
and upstairs. A few seconds later the
ro'if fell, and the cry went up - that the
rhfj wasinside. A score of firemen
with axes, picks and hooks - started for
the door, but just as thev-did so the sec
ond floor came down with a crash, and
the chief with the woman in hiB arms
rolled over and out of the door.- He was
blinded and blackened by smoke and the
woman was insensible. She was revived,
however, and is recovering. -.The dhief's
hair was singed off, his face blistered and
the coat burned from, his back. The
money and papers were found unharmed
in what was left of the building.
Two Near Neighbors in New York Come
.- ln for Large Sums. ...
. Newbero, Ni Y.,! November 8. A few
months ago Mrs. Henry C. Adams of 34
Bay View Terrace, Washington Heights,
inherited from the late Mr. Cornell of
Poughkeepsie, - her uncle, $250,000
more.:. JNow Mrs. Frances Jttoselle re
ceives about the same amount. from i
uncle of the same name, the late Thomas
W. Cornell of Cleveland, O., who was in
the oil business there with ex-Senator
Henry B. Payne. Mrs. Roselle is a near
neighbor ot Mrs.: Adams. The eccentric
Poughkeepsie Cornell left about one and
a half millions, and Thomas W. Cornell
of Cleveland, who was a bachelor, leaves
about two millions. They are in no way
related to each other. Mrs. Koselle is
the wife of Charles itoselle, who not long
ago was a street-car driver. She is a
daughter of the late Egbert W. Cornell,
who died here a few months ago and was
a brother of the Cleveland Cornell. A
sister of Mrs. Roselle, Phoebe Cornell of
Albany, receives a like amount.. Another
heir living in' New "York and one in
DucheBS county come in for a large
amount of the estate. , .
He Will Lie in State at Moscow and
"' Petersburg. . .... ..jl-
'"Livadia, November 8. It is officially
stated that the body of the late Czar,
after lying in state in the church palace
here, will be taken to Yalta arid from
there conveyed to Sebastopol on the Rus
sian cruiser Pamy' to' Merkoovia, On
the funeral train to Moscow the escort
will include Czar Nicholas, the Czarina,
Czarowitz Grand Duke' George, Princess
Alix and other members of the imperial
familyi Prince and Princess-of Wales,
and members of foreign royal families
related to the imperial family of Russia.
At Moscow the body of Alexander III.
will lie in state several days at Arch
angel Cathedral and in St. Petersburg in
the Cathedral of St. Peter and ,St. Paul.
At towns where the funeral train stops
on its way to Moscow and St. Petersburg
dinners for the poor will be provided at
the expense of the Czar, and at each
stopping place a requiem mass will be
celebrated.' " - - . - r -. -
Great Britain and France.
Paris, November 8. Le Matin to-day
publishes an article by Sir Charles Dilke
on the relations between Great Britain
and France, in which the writer asserts
that the difficulty existing; between the
two nations with regard-to Newfound
land faces England rather than France.
Sir Charles expresses regret over the
warlike attitude assumed by the French
government toward ' Madagascar. He
believes France could obtain all she was
entitled to under pacific means.
. Ratifications Exchanged.
Washington, November 8. Secretary
Gresham and Senor Romero, the latter
representing the governsment of Ecuador,
to-day exchanged ' ratifications of the
Mahoney-Vasquez treaty, submitting to
the arbitration of British Minister resi
dent at Quito the claim of Julio R. San
tos, an American citizen, for damages
sustained by his alleged illegal imprison
ment and confiscation of his property by
the government of Ecuador about fifteen
years ago. - , '
To Prevent Unlawful Entry. '
Washington, November 8. Secretary
Carlisle has instructed the Collector of
Customs at Port Townsend that th cer
tificates of registration issued to Chinese
should be taken up by the Collector
when such Chinese leave this country,
This is necessary to prevent, the certifi
oates from being turned over the Chi
nese unlawfully entering the United
States. vv ' ,
. Riot in Austria.
...Vienna, November 8. The inhabit
ants of Houzt resisted yesterday the en
forcement of the order that cholera vic
tims be buried in a separate cemetery.
In the subsequent riot the gendarmes
fired, into the mob, killing four and
wounding twenty more. Many rioters
were arrested. . - - : ;
' New Coast Defense Guns. . . ,
San Francisco, November 8. Two of
the new coast defense dynamite guns,
each weighing eight tons without heavy
gearage, . have arrived at the Presidio
reservation, and will be placed in posi
tion there without delay for defense of
San Francisco. " .
She is Again Trying to Get the
Powers to Interfere.
The Chinese Government Would Like
. the Powers to Intervene on the Basis
of the Independence of Corea as
War Indemnity. . .
London, November 7. The Central
News says : There is reason to believe
that China has resolved to formally ask
the powers which have immediate com
mercial interests at stake to stop the
war. ' The Chinese Minister is said to
have transmitted the request to the for
eign office in London this ' afternoon,
This evening he started for Paris to seek
interviews with M. Hanotaux, the
French Minister of Foreign Affairs; and
President Casimir-Perier. " The Daily
News has information that China is su
ing for peace ; in fact, has instructed her
envoys in Europe to submit to the
powers the terms which she is willing to
oner. , it is a lormai renewal or repeti
tion on a larger Bcale of overtures made
to the British government a month ago.
The News expresses again its approval
of Lord Rosebery's effort for joint inter
ference, and speaks regretfully of the
reluctance of the powers to see the mat
ter in the same light, and adds :
'-" No European government can desire
to see the disastrous conflict prolonged.
Even the United States despite the Mono
roe doctrine must be anxious for the
regularity and security of their trade
with Japan. Sooner or latter, and bet
ter sooner than latter, there must be an
international settlement. It will be dif
ficult to : contend that interference will
be premature now."
" The Graphic has this dispatch from
Rome : According to a telegram from
Peking China, is disposed to conclude
peace upon the basis of acknowledgment
of the independence of Corea and the
payment of an indemnity to be fixed by
the powers, and those powers willing to
support this arrangement are requested
to intervene. J - -
Berlin, November 7. The Kruez Zeit
ung'B correspondent in London has had
an interview with Sir Halliday Macart
ney, counselor of the Chinese legation.
Sir Halliday vigorously attacked Lord
Rosebery's, policy toward the combatants
as weak and vacillating, and added :
" When Japan demanded reforms in
Corea Lord Rosebery should have pre
vented further complication by demon
strating to her hat it would be impos
sible to comply with such a preposterous
proposal. - lie ought to have intimated
that; if here should be war between
China and Japan, Great Britain' would
not remain neutral, When the Kow
Shing was sunk by Japanese men-of-war
he let another opportunity slip, al
lowing the British flag ship to be in-,
suited with impunity. The Eastern peo
ple are not likely to forget how the flag
may be treated. ' But Lord Rosebery's
sudden attempt to interfere was more
remarkable than his previous let-alone
policy. , It was not solicited, nor even
countenanced by the combatants, and
was, utterly unwarranted. It was un
precedented in the annala of British di
plomacy. England will have to pay the
Eiper eventually. China will: reimburse j
erself for the cost of the war by impos
ing duties on foreign goods when they I
reach the barrier stations of the interior. I
Obviously these duties.. will fall most!
heavily on British trade." .' ...
-- He Finished the Lecture.
Cleveland, November 8. There has
been trouble for weeks in the Cleveland
University of : Medicine and Surgery
over the appointment of Prof. Henry L. !
Payne, city food inspector, as lecturer in
chemistry. The students have demand
ed of the faculty that he be dismissed
and another appointed. When Prof.
Payne began his lecture Saturday the
students set up the college yell. The
professor waited till they were through.
and started again. Again the yell
drowned his voice. For a half hour this
was continued." Every one of the sev
enty-five students threw text books at
the 'professor.- ine latter finished his
lecture amid the most riotous demon
stration. ' : ' ' ' ; ;
" - ) Opposition to Pullman. ;
Hiawatha, Kan., November 7. The
first installment of workmen of the Pull
man Company Operative Club reached
here from Chicago to-day. Thirty-five
families and 115. people were in the party.
Fifteen thousand dollars has been sub
scribed by the citizens of Hiawatha to
start the . enterprise, and ground for
shops will be broken at once.. The club
is accompanied by Mr. "Van Assache, a
retired manufacturer of Chicago and a
man of large fortune, who will . take
charge of the -woks. He ia not a mem
ber of the club, but believes the -co
operative plan is feasible, and will work
free of charge until the works are on a
paying basis. .. '...'
; - Extensive Flour Mills Destroyed. -
, Kansas City, November 8. The Rex
flour mills were totally destroyed by fire
to-night. The mills were erected at a
cost of $300,000, and were among the
largest flour exporters in the West.
Their home market was extensive, and
the product of the mills was well known
in Europe. ' - . , .
"'.' ' Madagascar Will Resist. -
London, November 8. Private advices
state that Madagascar proposes to make
a stubborn resistance to France's at
tempt to enforce her demands.
Th Last Maybe of the Haytlan Repub
lic Case.
Portland, November 7. Judge Bel
linger rendered a decision yesterday in
the United States District Court in the
case of Price & Wheeler, who sought to
obtain possession of the steamer Hay
tian Republic on the grounds that tfiey
were the best and highest bidders at the
sale, and charging that there had been
collusion and conspiracy between the
United States Marshal and Sutton &
Beebe, through which the vessel was
awarded to the latter. It will be remem
bered that Price & Wheeler bid $18,050,
which was $50 more than the bid of Sut
ton & Beebe, but they only had $10,000
ready to pay on the purchase. ' - --
The court held that the sale was ad- .
vertised for cash at an upset price of
$15,000, and, therefore, any intending "
bidder should have prepared himself
with at least that amount of money or
its equivalent. Under the circum
stances, therefore, plaintiffs were not de
ceived and could not claim that the Mar
shal had misled them in any respect. -It
did not appear that the Marshal had
subjected the petitioners to inconven
ience in the payment required not neces- ;
sarily incident to any, salej and which
they could not provide against and to
which all other bidders were not equally
subject. It did not appear that the
Marshal had acted unfairly to - them in
any way. The fact that he wasat first
willing to waive cash payment as to
$6,050 of the purchase, but subsequently,
and while the situation of the petition
ers remained the same, receded from
that position, as he might probably do, '
was evidence of this. The exceptions to 1
the petitions were allowed. - '
Mr. Mallory, counsel for the petition
ers, gave notice of his intention to ap- ,
The decision of the court was very
gratifying to Messrs. Sutton & Beebe, as
it exonerates them and Marshal Grady
from what they regard as the unjustifia-
ble charge of collusion. .
A Verdict of Guilty Rendered in the
Virginia Courts. :. . ...
Onancockv Va., November 7. The
'trial of the leaders of the sanctified band
on Chincoteague : Island was concluded
in the Accomac County Court to-day with ,
a verdict of guilty in the cases of Joseph
B. Lynch, the leader of the band ; Will-- ;
iam J, Chandler and Sarah E. Collins.
John C. Collins, the husband of Sarah ..
Collins, was allowed to go free, the jury
believing him to be weak-minded and:
under the control of his wife. . The jury
was out an hour. A motion to set aside
the verdict on the ground that it was
against the law and evidence was over
ruled. . Notice of appeal was given.-'
Lynch and Chandler went to jau, and -. .
were followed by women who cheered ,
them on their opportunity of being mar
tyrs to their faith. Lynch said as he
entered his. cell that he was "glad to
serve God in a dungeon." 'During the
trial the members of the band, many of
whom were witnesses, encamped about
the place and pubhcly held their pecu
liar services that, wound up by an in
discriminate salutation embracing a good
nug ana a resounding kiss. .
The Shot Failed to Kill, and the Mur
derer Was Smothered. ... .,,
South McAlester, I. T., November 7.
Solon Lewis, the condemned Choctaw -
murderer, was shot at Wilburton at 10 .
o'clock this morning by Sheriff Pursley.
The bullet from the Sheriff's Winchester
missed : the , condemned man's heart, -passing
through his body an inch above
the nipple, and he had to be strangled
to end his sufferings.' Sheriff Pursley v
anticipated trouble, having just before
the execution . received a letter from .
Lewis' friends threatening vengeance. .'
He had over 100 armed deputies on the
scene.: Arrived at the place of execution, '
the condemned man offered prayer, and .
followed the prayer by a short talk. He -
then pulled off his coat, vest and boots,
and the Sheriff paintedacross just above
his left nipple. -Lewis then 'sat down "
and was blindfolded. While two men
held his hands the Sheriff retraced his
steps five feet and fired. The bullet ;
went clear through the murderer's body.
Tut missed its mark, and Lewis, throw- '
ing back his head, sank groaning lo the
ground, the blood spurting from the .
wound. To end the horrible work the
Sheriff was finally compelled to take
bold of the man's nose and smother him
to death'. He lived thirty minutes after
being shot. Twenty-six 'other Indians
are under indictment for the same mur- .
der for which ' Lewis was executed.
When they come to trial trouble is an
ticipated, as their sympathizers are
aroused. Lewis was 64 years old. -
i - Captain Dreyfus' Confession. -i
London, November 9. The Post's
Paris correspondent Bays that Captain
Albert Dreyfus, who wfts charged with
high treason in having sold French mili
tary plans to Italian agents, had con
fessed his guilt. He betrayed for money
the names of the French spies abroad,
and also sold plans describing the posi
tions of the artillery of the Fourteenth
Army Corps in the event of war with
Italy. His treachery was prompted by .
a desire to recoup gambling losses.
In the Society Islands." .'' '''".'."
Sydney, N. S. W., November 8. The
natives of Raaitean, one of the Society '
Islands, ha-e persistently opposed tbe '
French since the occupation of the group.
The situation has become serious, and
the Governor has applied to France for
five war ships and 3,000 men to subdue
the rebels. The Raaiteans are well
armed and determined, ;