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    iver Glacier.
It's a Cold Day When We Get Left.
VOL. 8.
NO. 6.
Epitome of the Telegraphic
News of the World.
. ..- .
Comprehensive Bevlew or the Import
' Ml Happenings of the Past Week
1 Culled From the Press Dispatches.
Catherine Rosohey, an inmate of the
insane asylum at Salem, was killed by
jumping form a third-story window of
the farm building of the asylum.
Great excitement has been caused in
ReddiDg, Cal., by the receipt of a let
ter there containing news of a threat
. ened uprising of the Pitt river Indians.
The British steamer Santarenz,
bound for Para, Brazil, was sunk in a
collision with the four-masted British
ship Dundonald, from San Francisco.
No lives were lost
AtOig Harbor, Wash., the Shingle
mill owned by E. S. Prentiss, together
with 1,000,000 newly-made shingles,
was destroyed by fire. The loss is
2,600, with no insurance.
Two young men, named Riley and
Young, had a quarrel at Mossy Rook,
which ended in Young being struok on
the neck - and badly out with an az
whioh was manipulated by Riley.
A report from Walla Walla says that
the wheat orop in that section, whioh
it was feared had been injured by the
hot weather of last week, has not been
damaged to any considerable extent,
and a full yield is confidently expected.
The run of salmon in the Columbia
river continues light, no large oatohes
haying been made of late by any of the
boats. It is th )ught that small catches
will be the rule now until the regular
July run begins, whioh will be in
about a week or ten days.
Nathan Phillips, a pawnbroker of
Monte Cristo, Wash., was fatally shot
by David Leroy, who attempted to rob
Phillips of a satchel full of Jewelry
whioh he was , carrying, and upon be
ing resisted, opened fire upon the
pawnbroker with the above result.
Leroy escaped.
As a result of the conference between
the president and Seoretary Lamont or
r ders have been issued by the war de
partment for the immediate execution
of the provisions of the river and har
bor appropriation bill, with the ex
ception of those sections providing for
the making of contracts for the con
tinuation and completion of the work.
v The opposition has decided to re
' quest the Spanish government to in
troduce a bill providing for sufficient
resouroes to proseoute the campaign in
"Miss Lansing Rowan,' an actress, of
the Frawley oompany, playing in San
Francisco, has challenged Champion
Corbett to meet her in a scientifio spar
ring contest. . ,'
Henry Gardner, a farmer, living
near Mount Dale, Washington oounty,
Or., was accidentally killed by being
struck in the stomaoh by a falling tree
whioh he had just out down.
A cyclone swept a seotion of country
four miles south of Clayton, Wis., and
a number of dwellings and barns were
demolished. One man, name un
known, was fatally injured.
A Constantinople dispatch says dis
turbances of a serious oharaoter occur
red at Van. Many Armenians were
killed. Many sought refuge at the
British consulate. It is estimated that
400 persons were killed on both sides
in the rioting last week.
It is now believed that the skeleton
reoently discovered at Dry oreek, near
Pendleton, is that of J. Keith,, who,
about a year ago started with Ben
Bowers to go to the higher mountains
and was never seen again, although
Bowers soon returned. The two men
are known to have had some trouble
over a woman.
A London paper says that Great
Britain and the United States have
agreed to publish simultaneously,
within a fortnight, all the arbitration
correspondence exohanged between the
; governments of the two countries. Its
' publication has been delayed pending
" the arrival of Seoretary Olney's latest
communication. '
In a collision between Chioago,
Minneapolis & St. Paul and Chioago
& Burlington trains at Davis Junotion,
111., in a deep out, thirty-five oars were
piled in a heap and burned fieroely all
day. Thomas F. Moran, a fireman,
was instantly killed, and Fred Blair, a
brakeman, fatally hurt. Engineer
Daly was injured.
Controller Eckels, a Washington dis
patoh Says, has undertaken an extensive
inquiry to learn the various kinds of
credit instruments and money held by
all the banking institutions in the
United States. , He has sent out 31,000
letters to national banks, Btate and pri
vate banks and loan and trust com
panies asking for information on these
points. A year ago the controller marie
an investigation of this kind, but ht
confined it to the 6,000 national banks
The returns will be published in his
annual report wihoh issues in Decern -
Scrip Made Good.
At Baker City Judge Eakin decided
that the warrants issued by Baker
oounty were valid, and thus made good
about $300,000 worth of oounty scrip.
Accident to a Miner.
Andy Benson, a miner, in attempt
ing to fire a salute to Colonel Taylor,
a mine-owner, who was passing on a
train near Glendale, accidentally ex
ploded a stiok pf giant powder in his
hands and was so badly mangled that
he will probably not reoover from his
Unknown Floater Fonnd.
An unknown floater was fonnd near
the Morrison street bridge in Portland.
The remains were fearfully decom
posed, and almost fell to pieoes as they
were beingplaoedina receiving casket.
The body bears the appearanoee of
having been in the Vater . several
Revolt in Armenia.
Another sanguinary outbreak has oc
curred at Van and 400 are reported to
have been killed. The Persians are
promoting the disturbances and foment
ing ' the revolt throughout Armenia,
The Druses have now reoeived Bedouin
support and are driving out the Turks.
Diplomatic press is being brought to
bear on the porte, increasing the
ohanoes of peaoe.
Wife-Murderer Hanged.
Carl Aubreoht, the wife-murderer,
was hanged in the jail yard at Marsh
field, Or. Life was pronounced ex
tinct within a few seoonds after . the
drop fell. The execution was the first
that ever took plaoe in that city, and
was witnessed by those legally entitled
to be present. Aubreoht retained bis
nerve to the last. He left word of
good-by to bis friends.
A Lady Suffocated in a Vault.
Miss Rosa Caudill, of Barbonrsville,
Ky. , was looked in her father's vault
for fifteen minutes and when taken out
was unoonsoiouB, but under the care of
physicians soon reoovered. A gentle
man friend locked her in for a joke,
but not having ' the combination, was
unable to release her until her father
was found. His action is generally
condemned, and he is considered a fit
subject for the fool-killer. .
Failure, Then Death.
The body of Joseph C. Powell, a stu
dent in the Oregon medical college,
was found floating in the river, oppo
site the O. R. & N. freight warehouse,
in Portland. A ' rope was fastened
around the neok, to whioh was firmly
attaohed a granite rook, weighing
about 13 pounds. Powell was one of a
olass of students in the.medioal college
that was presented for final examina
ion last Maroh. He failed to pass, and
in despair, committed the rash. act.
He had been missing for three months.
' ' ;" ' A Big Bailroad Deal.
. The Chioago Evening Post has a
sensational pieoe of railway news to
the effect that Henry Vilard, backed
by European capitalists, has about
completed a deal whioh will give them
a through line from the Atlantic to the
Pacifio seaboard. The intention of the
Villard syndioate is to buy the North
ern Paoifio road, then the Baltimore &
Ohio, at the receivers' sales. It is said
that the syndioate has already prao
tioally obtained control of the Chioago
& Great Western road, the oonneoting
link between the Baltimore & Ohio,
and the Northern Paoifio.
Photography In Colore.
Photography in colors is assured.
James W. MoDonough, of Chioago, and
Professor Joly, of Dublin, who were,
attempting to seoure patents, agreed
that the successful one should pay the
other a fee, and the capitalists in the
undertaking would support the success
ful man. MoDonough won after a con
test. A oompany has now been incor
porated in Riohmond, Va., with a
capital of $700,000 for the purpose of
pushing the new invention.
A Cloudburst in Ohio.
A cloudburst took place near Mari
etta, O. .The water oovered a wide
area of territory and was the most de
structive ever known there. Houses
were swept away, stock drowned and
many persons narrowly escaped death.
In some streams the water rose .twenty
feet in ten minutes. The flood came
almost as suddenly as did the Johns
town flood. Crops are ruined on the
Little Muskingum for twenty miles,
and on many small tributaries of the
Ohio above there. ,
He Wat a Clever Swindler.
Edward Trask, a former partner of
Murderer Holmes, and who was sen
tenced to the penitentiary from Chi
cago in 1893 for eighteen years for his
gigantio real estate swindles, is dead.
He suooumbed to consumption. Trask
was notorious for the daring of his
ventures. (
Lyman Trumbull I. Dead
Ex-United States' Senator Lyman
Trumbull, the distinguished ju-ist,
died in Chioago. He - had been ill a
long time, but rallied at intervals,
causing hope that he might eventually
Crop, a Failure.
Reports from Polk oounty, Or. , say
that the apple and prune oorps of that
seotion are . almost a total failure this
year, and that there is a large shortage
in the yield of other fiuits.
Latest Plan of the Insurgents
in Cuba.
A Circular Making Thli Announcement
. Distributed at the Houses of Well-to-Oo
People In the City of Havana.
Havana, July 1. The revolutionists
have formally served notice on the
people of Havana that plans have been
oompleted and will be carried into exe
cution this summer to wipe out every
vestige of the city by means of dyna
mite if it be necessary to go to that ex
treme, to drive Spain off the island.
Copies of a oiroular conveying this
announcement have been left at the
houses of, well-to-do people of the city.
It is entitled "Dynamite Ciroular to
Cuban Families," and reads as fol
lows; '
' "The summer oampaign is to be sup
ported in large towns by the revolu
tionists residing therein, and to this
end terrible means must be resorted to
the employment of dynamite.
"The inhabitants of Havana are fully
aware that the announoement of this is
no vain threat, as the plans agreed
upon for the explosions have already
begun to materialize. The edifioes
doomed to be blown up have been se
lected and one after another shall fall.
The revolutionist party oannot retrace
its steps, and if it is neoessary to to
tally destroy the city of Havana for
the purpose of expelling Spain, it shall
be destroyed.
"Therefore, our oompatriots' families
must beoome fully aware of the im
portance of hurriedly abandoning the
oountry, and to those who oannot, we
charge them to be ever on the alert and
employ oonstant and indefatigable
vigilance proper to those who find
themselves next to a mine loaded to the
Anxious to Come Back.
Taooma, July 1. William Hutohin
son returned today from Cook's inlet,
Alaska, where be spent two months.
He came down on the sohooner Norma,
which left Eodiak June 16, with thirty
two passengers, all she could oarry,
though ninety wanted to oome. Hutch
inson says there are 1,760 people on Six
Mile creek, and about as many on
Resurreotion creek. About ' 750 of
them are making from $3 to $15 per
day at placer mining, but the rest, he
says, are absolutely helpless and unable
to find enough to keep them alive. As
a rule, the gold oonsists of such light
flakes that a breeze blows them away.
Some of the prospeotors, and many of
them are old miners, would like to go
to the Yukon oountry. That, however,
is 300 miles away, and it is currently
reported that the Copper river Indians,
wno live Detween, are on tne warpain. j
A Burglar's Confession.
Colorado Springs, Colo., July 1.
A confession has been made by Patriok
Coyne, a pal of William H. Clark, the
man who killed Officer Bish, and then
committed suicide in order to avoid
arrest. Coyne says that he and Clark
started out for the purpose of commit
ting burglary, and while examining
the rear entrance to Wilber's dry goods
store were accosted by Offioer Bish, who
ordered them to surrender.' Bish dis
armed Coyne, but failed to get Clark's
gun. Just as the offioer ordered the
prisoners to start for the polioe station,
Clark shot Bish. Coyne said that be
and Clark ran in different directions,
be going home and to bed, expecting
momentarily that his partner would ar
rive. Clark and Coyne were regarded
as honest laborers, but Coyne admits
that they had served terms in prison.
No Trouble Anticipated.
Madrid, July 1. The statement con
tained in the Daily Mail telegram to
the effect that the platform adopted by
the St. Louis convention causes uneasi
ness in Spain, and that it-is feared that
a oonfliot with the United States has
now almost a fixed date, is misleading.
While there does exist a certain feeling
of unrest, on aooount of the deolaration
of the convention touching the Cuban
question, it must not be imagined that
it is diotated by fear, but rather springs
from a very natural desire to know the
worst at onoe. . '
American Bicycles.
London, June 80. The Field this
week publishes a long comment article
on the wheels ' manufactured by some
of the leading American manufacturers.
Land and Water expresses regret at
the fact that English manufacturers
allowed foreign competition to step-in,
"For weeks past it has been impossi
ble to get a bioyole or even civil treat
ment from any English dealers. Some
of the worst trash ever produced was
put on the market. The Amerioans
have opened a vigorous oampaign, and
one new arrival advertises a consign
ment of a thousand machines, offers to
supply anything required within four
teen days, and promises there shall be
no more waiting for machines to be
built . In price and finish the Ameri
oans are quite on a par with our best,
and in weight they out us dreadfully."
Unavailing Efforts to Bring Up the En
tombed Miner.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., July 1. It is a
settled fact tonight that, of the small
army of men who entered the ill-fated
Twin shaft at Pittston on Monday, not
one survives. Not only is every ap
proaoh to their dark tomb barrioaded
by enormous masses of rock and debris,
but it jls known that in the mine there
is a large quantity of water, whioh is
increasing in volume every minute.
Thus the chances of reoovering the
bodies are more remote than ever.
Prominent offioials say that weeks or
months may be consumed in clearing
away the fallen coal in order to reach
the .bodies of the victims. ' A mine
superintendent of thirty-five years' ex
perience thinks the unfortunate men
have met the same fate that befell the
twenty-six miners who perished in No.
3 slope of the Susquehana Coal Com
pany in December, 1889. The men
were caught in a "rush" of culm and
water from the surface. The bodies
were buried nnder a mountain of coal
refuse. .Three hundred men labored for
more than two weeks to resoue them,
but the more debris they took out the
more rushed in from the surfaoe open
ing. As the task was a hopeless one,
it was finally abandoned, and the por
tion of the mine where the men died
was olosed.
Exoitetment at the Twin shaft in
Pittston, where nearly 100 miners are
entombed, continues today. At the
mouth of the shaft, besides the wives
and children of the entombed men,
there are hundreds of persons, not resi
dents of Pittston alone, but visitors
from Soranton and Wikesbarre. The
wives and children of the entombed
men stand near the opening of the
death chamber rrging the rescuers to
greater efforts.
Praotioally nothing has been ac
complished toward the recovery of the
men. There is scarcely an old miner
about the opening of the mine who does
not believe the men are all dead. The
resouing party which went into the
mine at 1 o'olock came out at 7. ' 'The
foreman reports that the timbering is
going on as rapidly as possble. The
work is necessarily slow, owing to the
danger cf falling rooks loosened by the
explosion. It is hardly possible that
the actual digging will begin before
late this afternoon. If the slope is not
completely choked with debris, the res
cuers may possibly be able to reaoh the
men within twenty- four hours. Other
wise it may be two or three days.
A Child Scalded In A.toria-Two Fish-
ennen Reported Drowned. ( '
Astoria, Or., July 1. The infant son
of T. Raokkonen a fisherman of this
city, met with a shocking death this
morning., Shortly after the breakfast
hour, the child's mother made prepara
tions to give him a bath and half filled
the bath tub with boiling water after
whioh she left the room temporarily.
A few minutes later the shrieks of the
child were heard and hastening to the
bathroom the mother found her child
had fallen into the tub and scalded
himself in a terrible manner. His in
juries were such that medical aid was
of no avail and he expired a few hours
later." ', - -
A boat belonging to the Scandinavian
Paoking Company was reported to have
been capsized in the breakers today at
Peaoook spit and the oooupants lost
The acoident was witnessed by the men
in another boat but before the life-saving
crew could be notified the breakers
had added two more to their list of vic
tims. ' ' ' . '
. This afternoon, Roy Ferguson, a 13-year-old
boy, fell from Exchange street
to the beaoh, a distanoe of twenty feet,
and had a miraculous' escape from
death. In falling the boy turned a
complete somersault alighting upon his
feet and escaping with a badly sprain
ed ankle.
Jefferson's Granddaughter Married.
Buzzard's Bay, Mass., July 1.
Amid showers of flowers and unaer the
spreading canopy of a large marquee
ereoted on - the most prominent and
beautiful elevation of land on the shore
of Buttermilk bay, Miss Josephine,
daughter of Charles B. Jefferson, and
granddaughter of Joseph Jefferson, ac
tor, and Charles J. Rolfe, son of Will
iam Rolfe, a Shakespearean scholar of
Cambridge, were married today. There
were about sixty guests, inoluding Jo
seph Jefferson and Mrs. Cleveland. '
Sawmill Boiler Burst.
Plaoerville, Cal., July 1. A boiler j
explosion occurred at the sawmills of
Snow Bros., about four miles from this
city. . The mill building was torn to
pieoes, but miraculously only one man
of the four in the building at the time
was seriously hurt Daniel Eenirk, of
this plaoe, sustained injuries about the
head, a broken jaw and a fraotured
hand. '' 1
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A Pier Collapsed.
Boston, July 1. The pier at Marine
Park, used as a. landing for ferry-boats
that ply between City Point and Gov
ernor's island, was overcrowded today,
and collapsed. . There wrre more than
100 persons on the pier. Thirty were
thrown into the water; twenty-eight
were resoued, and two were drowned.
A Resume1 of Events in the
( ., Northwest.
News Gathered In All the Towns of
Our Neighboring States Improve
ment Noted in All Industries Oregon.
The Dalles Chronicle says that a set
tlement has been effected with the Mo
Coy ditoh laborers for 60 cents on the
dollar.'..-;.-'-'.-:.',' 'J:
The Southern Paoifio Company has
put in eleotrio lights at its plant at
Latham, and now runs the oreosoting
works day and night
The bicyole track north of the town
of Coquille City has just been com
pleted. The traok is five laps to the
mile, and is an excellent raoing course.
There are two companies engaged in
egg gathering near Port Orford, and
the rocks are being hunted very olosely,
over 1,000 dozen having already t been
gathered. t ;
Millions of young grasshoppers have
made their appearance on Tygh ridge,
and farmers in that seotion fear they
will do considerable damage to grow
ing orops before the "critters' ' wings are
sufficiently large to oarry them out of
the oountry.
Joseph Adams, a son of John Ad
ams, an Indian living on the Siletz,
was one of the graduates of the Carlisle
Indian school this spring. Mr. Adams
has graduated as a full-fledged dootor
of medicine, and will praotioe his pro
fession in the East.
- An old soldier tramped through The
Dalles last week, bound for the Soldiers'
Home at Kansas City. He was old and
feeble, but was neatly dressed, and
wore a pair of new, but cheap shoes.
He proposes to walk the enire distanoe,
unless invited to ride.
The lessees of the plant and plaoer
mines of the Siskiyou Gold Mining
Company, on Elliott creek, commonly
balled the "Joe Bar diggings," have
fully oompleted the opening and equip
ment of them, and are piping day and
night with assurances of an uninter
rupted water supply.
The sales of cattle from 'the Eagle
valley range have been quite active re
cently, and upwards of 1,300 head will
be delivered in Baker City during the
next few days for shipment to Montana
and Wyoming. The sales amount to
about $16,000, a very neat sum in the
hands of the stookraisers of one local
ity.. .;
Assessor Cowan, of Union county, is
assessing all property in the county be
longing to religious organizations and
not used exclusively for worship; that
is, only churoh . buildings and the lots
upon whioh they stand are exempt
Heretofore all property belonging to
the church, inoluding houses, sohool
buildings, town buildings, town lots
and farms, have been exempt Private
sohool buildings and property will also
Reassessed. -. '
President Cleveland has been asked
to pardon Mrs. Morrison, convicted of
smuggling opium in the federal court
at Seattle. ..:
At Barlow Pass, the buildings are
being put in order as rapidly as pos
sible to acoommodate the traffio to the
Great Lake mines, and supplies are
coming by every train. '
The diploma and medals awarded the
Seattle sohool exhibit at the world's
fair have been reoeived. The exhibit is
now.- at the Philadelphia eduoational
museum, and has led to many inquiries
for information . of the oity superin
tendent Elder Van Dusen, of Spokane? who
has been visiting Lewiston, says that
in driving along any road out of Lewis
ton to the reservation, prairie sohooners
and other vehicles oan be passed, all
loaded to the guards, and all bound for
the reservation. .
Mr. Wooten, of Starbuok, says that
he has discovered a new variety of win-'
ter apple in his orchard, whioh he
thinks is going to take the lead in the
Northwest It is a large, red apple,
fine flavored and a good keeper. He
planted the seed five years ago. Last
year the tree bore 160 pounds of apples.
A conference of commercial bodies,
at Taooma, aooepted the offer of a Phil
adelphia museum for a display of the
state's resources. A committee of
three, one from Seattle, another from
Taoom, and a third from Gray's har
bor, will be appointed by President
Mottet to prepare a lumber exhibit
Another' committee will be appointed
to prepare a general exhibit
The injunotion whioh was asked was
denied and the work on the reservation
ditoh near North Yakima will now go
forward. In denying the application,
Judge Hanford stated that the peti
tioners were not entitled to oome into
court, inasmuch as no one of them
showed a claim of $3,000. Judge Han
ford also said that he knew of no case
in whioh an Indian had been allowed
to bring suit against the government,
whioh was his guardian.
Two Murders and a Suicide the Besult
of a Black'oot Affair,
Helena, Mont, June 80. -Two men
and one woman dead and a man under
arrest as aooessory to the murder, is
the result of a woman's unfaithfullness
and a man's perfidy. The dead are:
Paul Vinette, a half-breed: his wife,
and Took-a-Fine-Gun, a full-blooded
Indian. The man under arrest is
Makes-the-Fire, a brother of the dead
Indian. The scene of . the murder was
the Blakfoot reservation. Took-a-Fine-Gun
had been paying attention to
Vinette's wife, in spite of Vinette's
protests. Friday, he caught the oouple
together, and took a shot at the Indian,
who esoaped uninjured, vowing ven
geanoe. . Next day, Vinette mounted
his horse to hunt for missing cattle.
He had not prooeeded far when two
shots were heard, and Vinette's horse
came back riderless. . Took-'a-Fine-Gun
and Makes-the-Fire rode up, saying
they had killed Vinette. - Then, with
Mis. Vinette, the trio rode away.
Mounted polioe followed, and the next
morning two shots were heard in a
clump of bushes. An investigation re
vealed the bodies of Mrs. Vinette and
Took-a-Fine Gun. He had killed her
by shooting her through the head, and
then committed suicide' in a like man
ner. Makes-the-Fire was oaptured
later. ' ... ' ' . .
Death Caused by a Scorcher.
Chioago, June 80. Three-year-old
Ernest Schlickwein, the son of Franz
Schlickwein, a German truck farmer,
living about four miles southeast of
Hinsdale, met his death in a manner
hitherto unheard of. He was following
his mother along a path beside the
roadway whioh fronts their home,
when they were passed by a wheelman
tiding at his best speed.
Shortly afterwards Mrs. Sohhckwein
missed her son.. Hastening baok she
discovered him prostrate in the path,
while an ugly wound in bis left temple
was bleeding profusely. A physioian
was summoned, but the ohild died be
fore he arrived. A jagged stone weigh
ing about four ounces, lying at the
point where he had fallen told the
story. It had been snapped from under
the wheel of the soorohing bioyclist
with sufficient foroe to . cause .death.
The wheelman, who was of oourse en
tirely ignorant of the aooident, passed
on, and no clew to his identity re
mains. Mrs. Schlickwein is prostrated
and may pot reoover. - - - ,
A Soldier's Bevenge.
Valentine, Neb., June 80. Fort
Niobrara was the scene of a murder,
and the almost instant exeoution of the
murderer under military orders today.
Private Weaver shot and instantly
killed First Sergeant Livingstone, of -company
D, who was passing along the
roadway in front of oompany C'a quar
ters. When the sergeant dropped, four
men ran and pioked him up, when
Weaver fired four shots at them, fore
ing them to drop the sergeant and run
for shelter. Weaver then fired several
shots, aiming at anyone who happened
to oome within range of his rifle, but
without effect. Then First Lieutenant
Clark ordered Private Strine to shoot
Weaver, which he did, the ball strik
ing Weaver's rifle near the butt, shat-1
tering it and afterwards entering his
body, from whioh he died within an
hour. , ' "',''' " ; . ' ' -
McKinley Formally Notified.
Canton, O., July 1. Ex-Governor
MoKinley was officially notified today
of his nomination by the Republican "
party for the office of president of the
United States of Amerioa. '
The notification speech was made by
Senator Thurston, who was wildly ap
plauded during : the course of his re
marks by the vast crowd whioh had
gathered from far and near to do honor
to Ohio's favorite son upon this, the
occasion of the greatest triumph of his
life. Governor McKinley, in an able
speech, responded to Senator Thurston's
address, and heartily thanked the noti
fication oommittee and the constituents
of the Republican party at larye for
the gracious honor tendered him. ,
Fell From a Balloon. ;
Grand Rapids, Mich.", July 1.
Hiram H. Cole, 36 years old, a profes
sional aeronaut, living in Big Rapids,
Mich., fell thirty feet from his balloon
while making an ascension last night '
and died shortly afterward. ' A high :
wind blew him against a building,
severing his trapeze ropes and letting -him
fall. He leaves a wife and 8
months' -old baby.
-Several Persons Drowned. '
Boston, JuV 1. The small steam
ferry-boat plying between Marine Park :
and Governor's island struck an ob
struction today and capsized. Several
young people drowned. ' :"'v
- , A Mob's Work.
Baltimore, June 30. Joseph Cook
ing, of Hilltop, Charles oounty, await
ing trial on a charge of murdering his
wife and her sister, Miss Daisy Miller,
on April 33, was taken from the old
jail at Port Tobacoo last night and '
lynohed by about twenty-five men.
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France Will Admit Corn.
" ' Paris, June 80. M. Meline, the pre
mier, speaking at Soissons on the dis- ..
turbance of the world's markets by the
monev crisis, announced that measures
would shortly be taken for the tempor
ary free admission into Franoe of corn. -