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JFour men were suffocated by gas and smoke in a coal mine near Story City, la. A threshing machine engine near Monnt Lake, Minn., blew up, küling fonr men. Wenona, 111., was the seene of an earthquake and coal mines were badly damaged. Uy a lamp explosión Effie and Addie Evatt, aged 15 and 10, were burned to death at üirminghum, Ala. The body of Mrs. Emma Marquardt was found in the cistern in the rear of the family residente at Toledo. Anti-Tammany Democrats and Independent Uepubliuans have combined in New York to defeat Tammany Hall. A fast freight was wrecked near Woonsocket, E. I., by a defective turntable and three trainmen were killed. (en. W. Mahone, the famous confedérate general and senator from Virginia, died at Washington, at the age oí ÉN). Rev. Dr. Lawrence dropped dead in the pulpit of the. Wayne avenue church at Dayton, O., whilo conducting services. Xear 1 oredo, Tex., a battle was fought between cattle thieves and ranchmen. Five deaths was the result. Philadelphia"s three big electric railway systemshave been amalgamated - 420 miles of road represen ting $108,000,000. It is dow quite clearly settled that the ('orbett-Fitzsimmons fight vvill take place at Hot Springs, Ark., October 31. 'Vm. Wetmore, famous sculptor, died at Vallambrosa, Spain, aged 77. He was a son of the famous U. S. Justice Storey. Monro Smitb, aged 17, quarreled with his sweetheart, Gertrude Lally, at Eaton, O., and then shot her fatally in the presence of her mothe.r. A strong movement is making1 in Ohio looking to the establishment of a state naval militia such as is maintained in Michigan and New York. Anti-suffrage women of New York state have organized and issued an appeal that only men opposed to women roting be sent to the state legislature. The Temple opera house - comprising the Masonio temple and Jacob Litfs theatre - at Duluth, was putted by fire causing a loss of over 8200,000. Capt. Phillips, of Buffalo, was killed and his son fatally injured by Tonawanda, N. Y. , boatmen bccause he tried to load his boat before his turn. Rome: The pope gave an audience to U. S. Minister to Austria Bartlett Tripp. lliis holiness alluded to the coming elevation of Mgr. Satolli to the cardinalate. Uenry Meyer, aged 17, was annoyed by a birthdav party iriven by his ter. so he mixed crotón oil vvith the eotfee. Twclve people are ill, several mav die and the boy is in juil. The Japanese forees on the island of Eden mosa have routed the main body, consisting of 10,000 men, of the Black Flags. The capture of the Klack Flag leader and that all his warriors is assured. Au order was issued by the Weiland canal authorities limiting the draft of vessels in the .canal to 13 feet. This reduotion of draft will practically end the business in the through .'rain trade froiu the upper lakes to Montreal via Kingston. 'J. W. Wilson, who lives near .lackson's Hole, Idaho, reports that lapt. iSmith, who precipitated the Indian troubles in the Jackson's Hole country last July when 11 Indians were shot while resisting arrest for violating game laws, and two other white men were killed by Indians on October 3. The killing took place at the lower end of Jackson's Hole, the victims being shot from ambush. It is regarded as an act of revenge.


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