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The Trenton Sun l EPITOME OF THE WEE]L BRIBiNEWS SUMMARY FOR BUSY &BTIR'UK OHWL.HR, IMIo. THE rifle competitions of the regular army for 1894 are drawing to a close and the records are pronounced excel- lent. The United States will soon have an army made up entirely of erack shots. REFERRING to the new Ohio law which requires the adulterator of food to so label his product that purchasers may know what is in it, the Wheeling Intelligencer wants a law passed in West Virginia requiring every burglar to ring an alarm before breaking into a house. AN Indiana farmer lighted a fire in a stove wherein his good wife had se- creted $200 in greenbacks. It is sad that people should ever lose money; but since it must be so, the sort that pack their wealth in stoves would seem to be appropriate selections on the part of Providencd. THE Japanese statesmen propose dividing China into three parts or sep- state powers, as a means of forcing European ,ideas and civilization upon the Orientals. In this recipe for cook- ing the Celestial hare the Japs are omitting an important preliminary, to-wit, first catch the hre. ONE can become a famous chicken man,,or hog man, or cattle man, or horse man, as he chooses, but he must remember that each road to fortune requires special knowledge. Our fathers made money in a haphazard way, we hardly know how, butin these days of competitive effort this cannot be done. THERE seems to be a hitch in the mew football rules,which were intended to make the sport less brutal. The first time the Yale team went on the field nine men were injured and re- fired. But as up to date no deaths have been reported, the impression prevails that the right step has been taken. One of these days a game of football may be as harmless as a French duel. THERE is a discussion going on now in marine circles as to whether the boatswain, or ,,be'sun," as we have learned to call him, should be dis- pensed with on beard ship, On'the one hand, it is argued that with the substitution of steam for canvas his occupation is gone; while on the other it is held that he could find useful employment on a steamship, and that if he is done away with there would be hothing for the common sailor to aspire to. EMPEROR WILLIAM?S action in reduc- ing the term of obligatory service in the German army from three to two years has had the unexpected effect of minishing not only the number of suicides but also the average of disciplinary punishments inflict- ed. Investigation has now shown that most of the suicides used to take place in the third year of serv- ice with the colors, and that nearly all of the more serious offenses against the regulations were committed by {hlrd-eax men. COURAGE, hopefulness, patience and relief of the difficulties and burdens oi the journey of life with a song and a laugh, and a cheery hail to the passer- by, these are the essential character. . 0 the teaclxi 0f Olive_r Wen- 'dell Holmes. It will be as the sub- lhnation of the Yankee character in its most benignant and amiable quali- ties of mind. heart and intellect, deal- ing profoundly as the Yankee ever does wih great themes that this wit. philosopher and poet will be reckoned among the great literary men of his oountry when posterity has viewed them grouped. IF doctors' carriages in the country had distinguishing lights, so that peo- ple could tell one as it passed in the night, it would be a good thing. Peo- ple in the more scattered suburbs would appreciate such an arrangement also. An incident in point: A country doctor returning home from a profes- sional visit to a hou:;o twelve miles away found a call to a house half a mile beyond he one he had just visited. The gentleman who had come for him had passed him on the road in the darkness, but for lack of distinguishing lights had not been able' to speak to him in passing. HERE and there pure food advocates Mrs. Refer among them. are injuring their cause by urging the uselessness of the potato as an article of food. They are attacking a staple that more than 800 years of constant use have vindicated. They are declaring that this delicious tuber has no nourish- ing qualities about it, when it has constituted ahnost the sole food of many hardy people in Southern Ire- land for generations. If the better- food advocates m'e to waste their en- ergies fighting an article with as much virtue as the potato, what good can they be expected to accomplish When they attack some article that is really pernicious. I'r has been discovered that the rage for physical culture is giving the wo- men big feet. However the dear eros- tures will not mind over-nutrition of the feet if it is a necessary accompani- ment of the growth of their under. tanding. R'SSlA is said to 'have $500,000,000 in gold within reach for a rainy day, hdugh the fact does not appear lethe treury statements. It is safe to re- mark that Russia will not open hostilt- MEN. Oondensed Telegraphic Reports of the Important Events of the Plat Week All Over the World. Forelgn. A Paris paper urges the Government to at once blockade Madagascar ports. Emperor William unveil.d a statue of his grandfather, William I., at Wiesbaden, 1russia. In an attack by the Kaffirs upon Lau- reneo-Marques nine Portuguese soldiers and two women were killed, It is reported that the Japanese have captured Port Arthur, a Chinese strong- hold. supposed to be impregnable. Ex-Chancellor Leist, late Governor of Cameroons, Africa, has been sentenced to be removed to a minor post fo exceeding his authority. President Hippolyte of Hayti whipped his Minister of War in a fist fight. The Portuguese at Lourenco-Marques have asked for aid against the Kaffirs. Emperor William presented flags to the fourth battalions of the several regiments. The fleet now being put into the East by Russia will be the most formidable ever east of the Suez. France's ultimatum to Madagascar is that It shall exercise an exclusive protec- torate over the country. Queen Regent Christina has given or- ders for the prosecution of papers that assert that she had caused the King to be enrolled as a Free Mason. France Is making preparations to send 15,000 soldiers to Madagascar. It is reported that a battle was fought Monday north of the Yalu River. The Czar continues to grow weaker. It Is not believed that he can be removed to Corfu. The report of the death of the Ameer of Afghanistan is believed In Indian Gov- ernment circles. A French paper says that the army and navy supplies, purporting to be furnished by an American firm, are made in Ger- many. Wamhington. Postmaster General Bissell has returned from his vacation. Senator German says he may or may not make any speeches in the present campaign. Comptroller Eckels reports that the re- sources of St. Joseph, Me., banks amount to $7,332,416. Colonel James O. Broadhead, Mlnlster to Switzerland, on his way home to St. Louis, called at the State Department. General Miles has been notified to hold himself in readiness to succeed General Howard, who will retire next month. Attorney General Olney says there is a rule against United States District Attor- neys taking any part in political cam- paigns, The national armory has been put In shape for the manufacture of the new magazine gun and expects to supply the army In one year. Governor Ttllman refused to call at Na- tional Democratic headquarters, on the ground that he would find only "Cleve- land boodle mugwumps" there. The row with Columbia over reciprocity has been ended. Improvements and decorations about the White House are about completed. Minister Terrell has obtained satisfae- tide from the Turks for seizing effects of the American College at Aindab. The foreign wheat crop Is reported to the State Department at 1,430,410,000, which |s 116000,000 less than estimated consump- tion. Assistant Secretary of State Uhl has I gone to Michigan to begin his Senatorial canvass. Secretary Hoke Smith has announced that Interior Department employes will be expected to go home and vote. The Chief Inspector of Steam Yessels reports that out of nearly 100 fires on steam vessels during the past year there was no loss of life. The Secretary of the Treasury, Secre- tary of the Interior and Governor Fish- back are trying to come to some agree- ment respecting Arkansas claims against Uncle Sam for ante-bellum Indian depre- dations. President Havemeyer and Secretary 3earles of the Sugar Trust pleaded not ;ullty and gave bonds of $5,000 each for appearance in court on charge of refusing to answer questions of the Senatorial In- vestigating Committee. Generftl Domestic, Frederick' R. Coudert has written a let- ter supporting Hill for Governor. County Treasurer Coo was acquitted of the charge of embezzlement at Dallas. Mr. and Mrs. William Davis were In- stantly killed by a Wabash train at Mount Sterling, Ill. S. J. Sterns. formerly of Kansas City, flied from unknown causes in a Dallas (Tex.) hotel. Nelson Plumb, a heavy coal operator of Streator, Ill., was indicted for disregard- Ing the Illinois mining laws. Fire at Sulphur, Ky., destroyed two banks, several stores and a railroad sta- tion and depot. The loss Is about $100.000. Safe hlowers robbed a Princeton (Ill,) store of )0. The Odd Fellows Orphan's Home is to be located at Liberty, Me. The Illinois Senatorial appointment of is to be tested at law. One man was killed In a duel in Oregon with revolver and shotgun. Gcernor Altgeld has offered $200 re- ward for the murderers of Mrs. Lohmil- let, killed near Liberty, Ill. ",lght prisoners /scaped.from the Gads- den (Ala.) Jail while religiOuS exercises were lu progress, Impeachment proceedings wore begun against Dr. Walter Kempster, Health Commissioner of Milwaukee. because of his manner of handling the smallpox. An international anti-gambling associa- tion was incorporated in Illinois. The trial of Lee Jenkins for the murder of Dr. McIntosh was begun at Pine Bluff, Ark. A part of the ill-fated Loulsville-Jeffer- sonville bridge fell, mortally injuring one man. The American Institute of Architects adjourned in New York to meet next year in St. Louis. Charges have been preferred against General MeCook by Lieutenant Col0ne] Henry E. Noyes. Mrs. Warren Springer, wife of a Chicago millionaire, was indicted .on a charge of Jury bribing. Fifty one thousand-dollar bonds were stolen from the residence of Stephen A. Dutton in Brooklyn. The verdict In the case of Charles Har- din and others, charged with an express robbery, was "not guilty." It is reported that the United States Grand Jury returned an indictment against Thompson, the Sedalla bank wrecker. Students formed a protective associa- tion to resist the payment of a library fee imposed by the Kansas State University. Judge Scott dismissed the libel suit against Editor Rosewater. He said that if he could not try the case, no Des should. Three of the four DeatleYs, charged with murdering Martin Cline, a neighbor, near Louisville, have been sentenced to the penitentiary. Hugh N. Morgan, an actor, while play- Ing at Marengo, Ill., accidentally put his hand against the saw in the saw mill scene. The hand was out off. Judge Phillips denied the application for an injunction against the postal au- thorities made by the Pettis County Bond Investment Company of Missouri. J. F. Pierce, Populist candidate for Auditor of Wyoming, has been notified hy the Union Pacific Coal Company that he must withdraw from his candtaacy or quit his Job Lyman Trumbull announces that he is out of politics. The business portion of Latham, Ill., was destroyed by fire. Two girls were burned to death in a fire at Green Springs, O. Near Energy, Miss., W. T. Miller whipped his infant daughter to death. The Illinois Y. M. C. A. Conveution opened at Springfield. Two women, followers of Schwetnfurth, at Rockford, were killed by a train. Mrs. Daisy May Emmet was gTanted an absolute divorce from Actor J. K. Em- met. In the Robb murder trial the defendant was found guilty of manslaughter and got a 15-year sentence. Three commercial travelers have been held up near Manard, I. T., by the Cook gang. The Illinois Board of Review decided against the "regular" nominations in the First and Fourth Senatorial Districts Jasper Dolby, the negro who narrowly escaped lynching at Washington Court- house, O., was taken in safety to the penitentiary. T. E. Burltngame, ex-President of the pringfield (Me.) First National Bank. was arrested In Perry. Ok., and taken back to Springfield. Father Gey of St. Peter's Church, Chi- cago, left his altar in his vestments and captured a thief who had stolen a wor- shiper's pocketbook. Roy. J. B. Jones, who fought Breekln- ridge during the campaign, has been rs- moved from his pastorate by the officers of the church for mixing politics with r ligion. Dr. Thomas Dixon is ashamed of Goth- am and when abroad re;isters as from Virginia. The activity at present In the iron and steel mills of PennsyIvanl is unprece- dented. Willis Griffey was lynched at Prince. ton. Ky. He assaulted Lena Berry. Two men were killed by the explosion of a saw mill boiler at New Madrid. Me. The general Conference of the Free Methodist Church in session at Green- ville. Ill.. dcldvd not to ordain women as preachers. PIlE M AI K ',TS. NEW YORK. Cattle. $I 506; cotton middlings,  1-8@ 7e; wheat, No. 2 red, 5556c; corn. No. 2, 55.; oats, mixed Western. 31%@32c. ST. LOUIS. Cotton. middling, 5%6C; cattle, choice steers. $3 70@4 90; medium, $3@3 60; hogs, fair to select, $55 50; sheep, fair to choice. $2@2 75; wheat. No. 2 red, 48@ t9c; corn, No. 2 white. 52@53c; oats, No. $ mixed. 29e; rye, No. 2, 53c; hutter, choice dairy, 19@20c; eggs, fresh, 12le; country bacon. 9f1212%e; hams, lltc lard, 7@7c. CHICAGO, Cattle. shipping, $3 755; hogs. fair to choice, $5@5 50; sheep, fair to choice, $2 25 @3 50; wheat, No 2 red, 51@51; corn, NO. 2, 49@49%c; oats, No. 2, 28e. Electric FI. hes. The @ervite Fathers have asked Mar. Satolll to condemn a ruling of Archbishop Feehan on a question of parish bounds. riez. H. M. Savage of Perris, Cal., supertn. tendent of the Government Indian School, has disappeared. He is charged with pec, ulatlon and immorality. CZAR IS STILL ALIVE. I LATEST BULLETIN SHOWS HIM SOMEWHAT IMPROVED. WEd Rumors in Circulation That the Emperor Was Dead--Disastrous Gale Along the Drltish Coast--Socialists in Session. ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 23.Yesterday an unoffictl dispatch was received from Livadia stating that the czar had passed a better night and had been able to sleep a little. This somewhat alleviated the anxiety, although even the official bulletins are now received with suspicion. After this bulletin nothing was received until 9 o'clock in the evening, when another private dispatch reported a continued slight im- provement, also that he had a better appetite. This was confirmed at ]1 o'clock by another official bulletin. This bulletin is signed by the five phy- sicians in attendance upon his majesty. The crowds that had long and patiently awaited the issue of the bulletin read and discussed it with evident relief and then rapidly dispersed. The dearth of news from Livadia Saturday occasioned the wildest ru- mors to circulate to the effect that the czar was actually dead but that the fact was concealed because the czaro- wltz had renounced the succession to the throne and the Grand Duke George. the czar's second son. had also died from the lung trouble from which he has long been a sufferer. These ru- mors were effectually silenced by the issuing of a bulletin at night that the czar had been out of his bed during the day but his general condi- tion was unchanged. Yesterdny, however, the rumors have been re- vived in an intensified form, Sabbath leisure and the gathering of unusually large congregations attra-.ted by the special prayers for the czar assisting in the growth of the rumor and spec- ulation. It is everywhere recognized that the doctors have no hope of his recovery and that they are only devot- ing their efforts to prolonghis majesty's life until the arrival of Princess Alix at Yalta so that her marriage to the czarowitz may be celebrated befox his death. It is said that the physicians have now been compelled to turn their attentions to the czarina, whose mind is said to be seriously affected by the strain of nursing her husband. The special services in all the churches yesterday were well attended. The reverence displayed and the sin- cerity ef the prayers offered show how deeply the public mind is affected. In the theaters here and at Moscow during the last few days there have been numerous instances during inter- vals between the acts of the audience calling on the orchestras to play the national hymn, "God Protect the Czar," to which the people would listen stand- ing. PEACE NEGOTIATIONS OPENED. China and Japan Said to Be Trying to Call the %Var Off. LONDON, Oct. 23.--A dispatch from Shanghai says negotiations for peace between China and Japan have been reopened. WASHINGTON, Oct. 3.A telegram received at the Japanese legation yes- terday says the universal expression in Japan is that the war must be vigorously pursued until it is brought to a triumphant conclusion. The Diet has manifested the greatest willingness to grant everything asked by the gov- ernment. The two houses Oct. 20 passed by an unanimous vote the bills introduced by the government relating to war expenditure, which involves a total sum of $150,000,000. GALE ALONG BRITISH COAST. Sailors Drowned, Boats Driven Ashore, and Damage Done on Land. LODON, Oct. 2&raThe Warner light- ship, while being towed during a gale from Spithead to its station, broke away from the tug boat when near New Haven and was driven shorewards. A boat was lowered to replace the tow line, but a heavy sea capsized it and four of its occupants were drowned. The lightship and two other boats were driven ashore. The crews were saved by the use of the breeches buoy. The loss to the owners of fish- ing vessels is large, many of their oats having been destroyed. At Sun- derland a life brigadcsman was drowned. A man who was fixing a sign in front of a theater in Sunder- land was blown into the street and killed. Much damage was done on land by the storm. Repressive Measure Will Not Work. RANKFORT-ON-THE-MAIN, Oct. 23.- The annual German social democratic congress opened last evening in the presence of an immense gathering of workmen. There were 200 delegates of both sexes, including nearly all the socialist members of the reichstag and diet of Saxony, /2aden and Bavaria. Wilhelm Liebnecht said the new re- pressive measures would be as power- less to cheek the victorious career of social democracy as Prince Bismarck's similar la w. Ameer of Afghanistan May Recover. LONDON, Oct, 23.The correspondent of the Times at Simia, India, says the doctors there believe the symptoms displayed by the ameer of Afghanistan are due to gouty complications, which may disappear, The ameer has in- structed his notables and generals to uppOVt his eldest son in the succession to the throne. Cmsrina Suffering Als At Longsport, Ind., an irate father COPENHAGEN, Oct. 23.The czarina locked his eloping daughter in a Dollar. J who is second daughter of King Chris. The bridegroom induced the mother-in, j tian of Denmark, is suffering from so- taw to call and he locked her up. A true# ] yore nervous shock. The rumors that w0a declare0  he has been stricken with paralyze or apoplexy are untrue. CLOAKMAKERS RIOT. Attack Two Men Who They Thongh Had Been Sent From New York. NEW YORK, Oct. 23. Striking cloak- makers rioted in the streets of the Twenty-sixth ward of Brooldyn yes- terday. They were 400 strong and were armed with clubs, shears and re- volvers. The demonstration was brought about by a rumor that agents of New York manufacturers had been sent among them, the object being to induce them to leave the union and take the places of the striking cloak- makers on this side of the river. Two men who were mistaken for agerts ot the boss eloakmakers were roughly handled before the mob could be dis. persed. No arrests were made. MOB ATTACKS JAIL. Marshal Prevents the Lynehlng of lmta O'Nen, Colored. HICKSVZrE, Ohio, Oct 23.--A crowd attacked the jail at 2 o'clock yesterday morning with the Intention of lynch- ing Charles O'Neil, the colored man who assaulted the 3-year-old daughter of Mrs. Bert Heekerman. Marshal Fry had sworn in ten extra police and succeeded in keeping the mob at bay. To-day there has been much threaten- ing talk, but no further dcmonstra. tion. Schooner and Steamer Missing. PnILADELPSIA, Pa., Oct. 23.The three-masted schooner John D. Will- iams. Capt. S. Longstreet. which sailed from this port for Providence Oct. 6 last, is thought to have foundered off the Jer.ey coast during the hurricane of the 10th inst. The missing schooner had a crew of eight men. No tidings have been heard from the missing British steamship, Falcon, Capt. Bart- lett, bonnd from Philadelphia to St. Johns. N. B. Its agents here have given it up as lost with all hands. Desecrate Fight Between Prisoners. LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Oct. 3.--Word reached here yesterday of a desperate fight `which occurred in the jail at Tableqnah, I. T.. between Eli Levy, Chulc Starr and Bob Dalton, all of whom were under sentence of death. Levy got possession of a razor and made an assault on the other two pris- oners, cutting Start fatally, when he was knocked senseless by Dalton, who used a chair, fracturing Levy's skull and otherwise injuring him so that he can not recover. Democrats Banquet Gel]. Stevenson. ST. Louis, Me., Oct. 23.--ice-Presi- dent Adlai E. Stevenson spent yester- day quietly resting at his hotel. In the afternoon a number of prominent dem- ocrats gave hhn a banquet at the Southern hotel. At the conclusion of the banquet Vice-President Stevenson left on the 7:40 o'clock train over the St. Louis, Keoluk & Northwestern raihvay for Keokuk, Iowa, where he speaks to-day. Will Guatemala and Mexico ]Fight? QUESALTANG0. Guatemala, Oct. 3.-- The opponents of President Barrios have distributed 500 rifles in the rural districts within a fortnight. The con- centrating of troops by Mexico on the frontier has aroused fear among the people. If war is declared between Mexico and Guatemala a revolution undoubtedly will break out at three different points, and President Barrios will be among the first to be killed. Prussian Farmers Stand by the King BERLIN.0ct. 23.--The Kreutz Zeitung, ultra-conservative, says the address presented to Emperor William by the deputation of the Farmers' Alliance of East Prussia declared it was far from being the intention of the landed pro- prietors to oppose their king, their natural shield and protector. They would joyfully sacrifice their last drop of blood for him. Eighteen Catholics Are Winners. BRt'SSEI,, Oct. 23.--The reballoting for members of the chamber of repre- sentatives yesterday passed off with- out any disorder. The returns thus far received indicate clerical successes in Brussels. The Catholics were vic- torious over the liberal-socialist coali- tion. Eighteen Catholics have won seats formerly occupied by liberals. Eulogies of James Anthony Froude. LOD. Oct. 23.--All papers here contain leaders of eulogy on James Anthony Froude. The Times says his death seems to close a memorable and brilliant chapter in the literary his- tory of the country. The Daily News says it is almost impossible to overesti- mate the loss that British litCrature has suffered. Prussian Journals May Be ]gestrleted. BERLIN, Oct. 23.--Further meetings of the Prussian cabinet are expected before a final decision is reached in re- gard to the repressive measures against socialists. Among the measures likely to be adopted is a strict press law,with stringent provisions against the glori. fication of crimes and criminals. American-Mexican Treaty. CITY OF MEXICO, Oct. 23.--AmericaB papers are publishing accounts of negotiatings for a treaty of commerce between Mexico and the United State. Inquiry at all departments elicits the fact that nobody here has any knowl, edge of any sueh treaty. HI 1180,ooo Sewed in His Clothing. SAN SALVADOR, Oct. 23 --The report that Antonio Ezeta claims to have no money causes laughter here, as it is known that he had 0,000 sewed in his clothing whUe on board the Ben- nington. Three Nlcaguan fRevolutlonlt8 Ikot, MANAeUA, Nicaragua, Oct. 2S.--A band of revolutionists has been caught by the government forces, and if'is re- parted th, t three of the captives have been shot. STATE OF HISTORY OF SEVEN DAYS PRAIRIE LAND. Important Events of the Week from Many Sections and Reduced Lowest Terms--Soelal, Personal, lltleal,Religtous and Other Sneak thieves have Beverly lately. Menard county reports an crop of paw paws. Illinois Oddfellows held state campment at Princeton. Toulon has just been visited by a astrous fire. Loss, St0,000, partly sured. The state Y. M. C. A. convention be held at Springfield Oct. 17 to 21. Steps have been taken for the ganization of a militia company Bushnell. Albert Kamarak, a tailor took arsenic Tuesday, with fatal sults. The body of an unknown man found hanging to a tree near Wednesday night. Aaron Morgan, a relig was arrested at Danville for services in the public park. Roy. J. L. Griffes has accepted call of Jacksonville church and entered upon his The soldiers and sailors of Illinois held a two days' reunion Jonesboro, Oct. 17 and 18. Cranberries are selling at Chicago double the usual price. Merchants there is not one quarter of a crop. Burglars blew open a safe in office of Nagel Brothers millers Bushnell. They failed to get of value. Charles O'Donnell, a farmer of Sumner. was thrown out his buggy Sunday and so badl that he died Monday. Mrs. Adam Guener, the wife poor farmer living near fallen heir to a fortune in valued at $60,000. Raleigh Konklin. the would be robber of Mount Sterling, has bound over to the Circuit court bond of $4,000. A jury i Judge Burke's court cage was discharged because one of members was seen dining with the on trial. At Marshall, Tom Brahney Frank Triplett were thrown out buggy in a runaway. The former die and the latter has a broken arm. Edson Dodge, secretary of the County Fair association and a nent republican politician, died at home at Jerscyville Monday. Adam Hcilman of Pekin. afternoon defeated Gus Walpert Spring Hay, in a live bird cgntest 100 birds for a purse of $100. 91 to 94. Watseka has erected a soldiers' ument at a cost of $1,000. The is an American soldier seven feet high, of gray metal, 1,200 pounds. C. M. Hands is in the Decatur jail default of 400 bail. He is with embezzling $410 from the ering Piano company, which he sented in 1899. The United States fish has eight men catching news in the lake regions at Several thousands have been and sent to Texas. Some months ago two prisoners fined in the Batavia jail were scalded by escaping steam. The of Mitchell, one of the men, has the city of Batavia for $5,000 John Bradley of Belleville, who to have been married Tuesday noon to Julia Ackerman, suicide just before the wedding shooting. No cause is known for act. Officer Andrew Hanswirth of Sheffield avenue police station, cage, was shot and mortally early Friday morning by a foot who he was trying to arrest. officer also shot the robber in the and the surgeons at the hospital say ] will die. E. T. Townsend's farm house. miles est of Springfield.was lightning Saturday night. The was thrown fifty feet. Strickland. sleeping upstairs, was by a brick. The 2-year-old child of Lou land ,was drowned by tern at Kewanee, Tuesday. The repairing of the eoverm neglected and the child stepped on and fell into the water. William Steinhelmer breach of promise suit by Miss Maggie Fix. daughter of a near Fayettcville. Steinheimer has disappeared and whereabouts are unknown. Alfred Bynum. a colored farmer assassinated near Chester by Yanley, who approached unseen shot at his victim through the door a house, killing him instantly. murderer escaped. Judge Jacob Fouke of the county circuit court has Richard Pine Coffin of receiver of the Shelbyville Light company, on complaint of American Debentures company of rage. The Horticultural Society of cage has decided to this year keep annual chrysanthemum show open days instead of seven as planned. The dates now upon are Nov. 3 to Nov. 14 Battery D. has been selected for the hibition this year. Three boys, Clause Fanning, age4 Theodore Beckstrom, aged 17, mad Voorwynkel, aged 19, to the grand Jury at Moline, for highway robbery, urday night, a Belgian named Merci being the victim. Murray Nelson, president of the ] tional Elevator and Dock has renewed his fight with the of h-ade of Chicago, by filing tion for mandamus the mad its officers compel them to restore him, to his tide as a fully privileged the board.