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SHOT THROUGH THE BODY, Lewis Pries of Nephi Was Murdered. Was Evidently Placed Against the Fire While Yet Alive and Managed to Crawl Away A Man Named Jacobson Arrested for the Crime Had Quarreled with the Boy and His Father. Nephi, Utah, Sept. SO. Nothing for years has caused so much excitement and cast such a shade of gloom over the city of Nephi as the cold-blooded murder of Lewis Price on last Friday. Lewis's father, Charles Price, is a sheep ranchman. Lewis, a boy of 16, left home Friday morning for the camp in the canyon four miles cast of town, to move the camp some distance to where the man was who had charge of the sheep herd. The herder, without provisions, waited wait-ed until Saturday morning, when, hungry hun-gry and uneasy about the boy's failure to come, he set out in search of him. Failing to find him, late Saturday night he reported to the paternal roof that Lewis had not come with the provisions and could not be found. A posse of men started in search, and found him early Sunday about a quarter quar-ter of a mile from the old camp. The men hastened to the city and Tim Foote, a justice, acting as Coroner, Coro-ner, with a Coroner's jury, went out to hold an inquest over the body. On arriving there, and with only a casual investigation, they said that the burro had fallen on him and that it was not necessary to hold an inquest. They fcathe.-ed him up and brought him nume. a wounu was discovered on him and they supposed a stick had passed through his body, but did not investigate it enough to ascertain whether it was a stick or a gun wound. At home, on dressing the body. It was soon determined that it was not a wound caused by a stick, and Dr. Winer was summoned, who found that death was caused by a 44-callber ball. The ball entered just above the cross of and in the fork of the suspenders, (shearing one of the suspenders, ranging rang-ing downward and passing out just below be-low and to the right of the navel. The murderer built a fire by the body to destroy it and cover up his deed. The body was burned in several places and quite a bit where the bullet passed out. However, there was life enough for the boy to crawl away from the lire and avoid any severe burns. There is no telling how Ions? he suffered, suf-fered, as it was possible for him to linger lin-ger for a day or two. The boy's father is lying very low with typhoid fever. On Saturday the hoy's grandfather came in to see. how his son, Charles Price, was getting along, and said, "Lewis is late getting home." The father said, "I have no Lewis; he will never come home alive." At this time he had not yet heard that his boy had not gotten around to the herder. All day Saturday he felt that Lewis was not among the living. The bereaved be-reaved family are wild with grief. Who did it? Who could have the heart to shoot down in cold blood one of Nephi's best and quietest boys? The charge is laid at the door of one Ja-eobsnn, Ja-eobsnn, who had been working for Cherles Price, and with whom Sir. Price and the boy some time previous fcn.l had some words. A man's track about the body and the tracks of a horse with three shoes have been traced to the hut where this man was lodging. Jacobson came into Nephi and went into the house when the boy was brought home. Mr. Prie ordered him out immediately and in the evening he left for the north on horseback. An officer started in pursuit today, and tomorrow to-morrow he will bring him back and he will be given an opportunity to rid himself of the cloud that hangs over him. Jacobson was arrested at Payson, and the Sheriff wi'l be here with him at 10 o'clock tonicht. COLONY m BLOOMER GIRLS. No Man Can Live on Dr. Mary Walker's Walk-er's Farm. Oswego, N. Y., Sept. SO. Pr. Mary Walker, who, forty years ago, preached the gospel of dress reform to the women wom-en of, this country, and who was arrested ar-rested in many cities for dressing and appearing on the public streets in male attire, is the apostle of a scheme for the bloomer girls. Through lawyer Henry C. Benedict of this city, Dr. Mary has bought a farm containing 135 acres d land several milus west ot this city, md promises to form a colony in which e man shall have no part. Only females who will bind themselves them-selves to a lift' ot c liiiacy while members mem-bers of the (ommunUy and to Wear bloomers fur life, are to be eligible. They will work on the farm in all lis details, plant and haivoi the crops, dispose of them in marki t imd take car ot the stock. The ::ite selected for the colony is in the he frt.it country in the York. irt of the State of finest New T3F FIC IN HJMAN BODIES. Empty Coffins Euried by a St. Louis Hospital. St. Louis, Sept. 3S. Referring to a scandal at the female hospital of this city, the Republic in the morning will say: That the direct charges of Magpie Mag-pie Dalton. alleging that traffic In human hu-man bodies was carried on last winter by certain persons connected with the management of the Institution are true, was proven today. The graves supposed to contain the bodies of Mrs. Smith. Km ma Lewis and Helen Hopper were opened by Health Officer Francis and two assistants, and the boxes therein were found to contain con-tain one, a log of wood; another, a railroad tie, and the other, emptiness. Tomorrow the gnvo wherein Is thought to repose the body of a male Insane patient who died in the asylum on December "I, Wi. will be opened, and the health oflicrs, in the Ilht of developments brought fortn today, expect ex-pect to find the box empty. In any event, the Investigation will be pushed to a point where it will be absolutely ascertained to what extent the horrible tralllc was carried cm. FELL A THOUSAND FCET, Aeronaut Bagel's Wife Mests a Terrible Ter-rible Fate. Monrovia Cal., Sept. 20. An accident occurred hero yesterday which result" In the Instant death of Nellie W. 1 la-Bel, la-Bel, wife of F. O. Hugel, the aeronaut. aero-naut. The couple have been traveling throughout the State, making ball'Hin ascension and parachute Jumps. Jim. Hugel made an asci nsion, and when at the height of a thousand feet she pulled the rope whl -h cut the pnra- chute loose. She shot down about a hundred feet like a flash. The air caught the parachute and it commenced com-menced to open, but suddenly It became be-came apparent that she was falling-. She came down like a cannon-ball. She struck on her back, her he-ad coining in contact with the bround first. Her skull was crushed. Deceased was 33 years of age and a- a'ive of Illinois. OUTRAGE IN NEW OSEt Body cf a Prohibitionist's Wife is Taken from the Grave. Tuckahoe, N. J., Sept. 30. Late last night a number of young men discovered discov-ered the corpse of a woman lying by the side of an open grave in the cemetery. ceme-tery. On in'.istigatien it was found to be the body of Mrs. Mary Wallace, the deceased wife of a well known prohibitionist prohi-bitionist of this place. The appearance of the coffin showed that it had been roughly handled, and the body had been subjected rough usage also. A ring was missing from one of the fingers. fin-gers. The news of the discovery spread like wildfire, and the town was soon In a ferment of excitement. An effort was made to learn the identity of the vandals, van-dals, but without success. It Is suspected sus-pected that it is the work of revenge on the part of adherents of the liquor party, because of the attitude of the dead woman's husband on that question. ques-tion. ULTIMATUM TO ENGLAND. CLEVELAND WILL ENFORCE THE MONROE DOCTRINE Unless Great Britain Consencs to Arbitration Ar-bitration in Venezuela Within Ninety Days. St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 1. The Pioneer-Press Pioneer-Press tomorrow will say:. Moses E. Clapp left for New York tonight to at tend Thursday evening a hastily-ar ranged meeting of the Munoa company, com-pany, limited, to consider immediate steps to take possession of the territory terri-tory embraced within the concession from Venezuela. The outcome of the meeting may be possibly fraught with serious results. It is no secret that a portion at least of the territory is in dispute between Venezuela and Great 'tritain, and that the present Govern-ment Govern-ment of the former country would not be loath to avail itself of the moral, and if necessary physical, good offices of the I'nited States to prevent the encroachment en-croachment of the latter. It is even said that the grant of the concession was a shrewd stroke of diplomacy of the Venezuelan President, for the purpose pur-pose of drawing the United States directly di-rectly in I o action to force Great Britain Bri-tain to abandon her usurpation of the territory in Venezuela. The syndicate has given notice that it will take pos session ot its territory within a month. Diplomatic correspondence on the subject between Washington and Lon don has been active for some time past. President Cleveland and Secretary ol-ney ol-ney are said to agree on the subject of action, and three letters, it is reported, have been sent to Mr. P.ayaid, instructing in-structing him to notify the liritish Government that unless the whole question is submitted to arbitration and settled within ninety days, the Ui ited States will act upon its own view of the dispute and enforce the Monroe doctrine. Thursday's meeting, it is said, will consider the details of taking possession posses-sion of the concessions. JEALOUS WOMAN'S CHIME. Donncd Masculine Attire and Killed Kcr Rival. Albany, Or., Sept. 30.-Full particulars particu-lars of the tragedy by which Mrs. Lottie Lot-tie Hlatt was phot and fatally injured at her home near Scio, a small and remote re-mote town in Linn county, have just been received, and altogether they furnish fur-nish a very strange story of a woman's murderous jealousy. Mrs. John Hannah, Han-nah, 45 years old and the mother of a family, donned masculine garb and false whiskers and last Thursday night entered the house of Mrs. Lottie Hiatt and shot her twice. Her motive was jealousy. Mrs. Hiatt, she bolieved, had estranged the affections of her husband. hus-band. The Hiatt family, together with Mrs. Elizabeth Holman, Mrs. Hiatt's mother, moth-er, lived about a quarter of a mile north of Jordan's store, a little settlement settle-ment eiflit miles from Scio, and on Thursday evening last, about dusk, their house was approached by a m.'ui, who grutlly demanded admittance. This being accorded him, be entered and, drawing a pistol, tol-1 the inmates to throw up their hands and say where they kept their money. Mrs. iiolma.i, aged Sl lesented the intrusion, and promptly seized a billet of wood and gave th'1 Intruder a sound rap In the face with it, being instantly knocked down for her temerity. Having quieted ihe aged woman, the man tinned upon Mrs. llialt with his six-shooter and began firing. )ne' shot went will, but the second and third struck Ihe unfortunate woman in the head and she sank d tug to the Moor. The roliUr, to make sure of his work, bent over the prostrate woman and sh"ok her vi.denUy to ascertain whether wheth-er she wur. ib ad or pot. This act was witnessed by Mrs. Holmiin, who regained re-gained 'ops'dousness about, that time. The seour.drel tied and Mrs. llolmai. made haste to Jordan's store for help. Several men who were at the store hastened to the bouse and did all in their power to succor the stricken woman. They found on the floor a hat, a false moustache and a pair of eye-glasses. Some one present recognized recog-nized the hat as the property of young Hannah, and this announcement precipitated pre-cipitated a search for the young man, ho was not found until early morning. morn-ing. When charged with the deed and confronted with the hat he denied the killing, but admitted the hat was his property, declaring further that his mother had borrowed the hat the evening even-ing before, but for what purpose he did not know, remarking incidentally that shr- hi.d not return.! heme until 1 o'clock in the morning. The searchers Immediately sought out Mrs. John Hannah, the boy's mother, and undur menacing Inquiries she at last broke down u:.d confessed that she had purloined a suit of her husband's clothes and hn son's hat, dm'ied them and done the work. Robbery was only a blind In the case, nnd the deeper Impulse of passionate pas-sionate jealousy was the real motive of the crime, ns It has long born known In the countryside there that Mrs. Hannah Han-nah was jealous of her husband and Mr, llltitt. The wouH-he murderess was turned over to the olflcers of the county and now languishes in jail, w hile her victim, though still living, Is beyond hope of recovery. laiiKimse fif sidmHls. ntu. he used to pns bourn in hilt stahli-s dally talking with his horses. Although very old, ulerlo in-Joyed in-Joyed robust health, ami probably he would b" ullve now but fur In .prudrr.cv "f drinking bill wubr utter a long t;ul-lop. t;ul-lop. Mrs. Llxrlfl M. Fmt of Monmouth, Mi., tuns ii Kt'Nl mill. M!n- turns nn power and wiileliem the machinery, while her hu-bund hu-bund Willi's puviaa. DISFRANCHISE THE NEGROES Avowed Purpose of South Carolina Democrats. Suffrage Clause of the New Constitution Consti-tution Requires Educational and Property Qualifications Which Will Exclude a Majority of the Negroes Massachusetts Democrats Will Hold a Convention Today. New York, Oct. 1. A special to the World from Columbia, S. C, says: Five of the six negro delegates to the South Carolina Constitutional convention, which proposes to disfranchise the blacks have joined in an address to the North, through the World. The address ad-dress says, among other things: "The seventh Constitutional convention conven-tion called in South Carolina Is in session. ses-sion. It has been called for the purpose pur-pose of dealing with the negro problem. prob-lem. Those who have advocated its assemblage have been explicit In their declaration of the purposes to be accomplishedthe ac-complishedthe disfranchisement of the negro and the elimination of him entirely, not from a participation in elections, for he has not, since 1886, had any show -at all in any of the elections held in the State, but in view of the possibility of the negro uniting with the conservative Democratic faction and thus ousting from the place those now in control of the government. The chief obstacle in the way of accomplishing accom-plishing what is desired is the 14th and liith amendments of the Federal Constitution. Con-stitution. This difficulty removed, there will be plain sailing. "The Hon. Ren R. Tillman, who is the head and front of the movement, has not been at all politic or hypocritical hypocriti-cal as to his Intentions. He has said that his object is to disfranchise as many negroes as he can, without disfranchising dis-franchising a single white man except for crime. QUALIFICATIONS OF ELECTORS. Columbia. S. C, Oct. 1. The report of the suffrage committee of the Constitutional Con-stitutional convention was at last made tonight. It provides for the registration of qualified voters. vo-ters. The qualifications of electors, given in the following section, are regarded re-garded as practically disqualifying the majority of the negroes on account of tile educational and property requirements: require-ments: "The person applying for registration registra-tion must lie able to reaa and write any section In this Constitution, or must show that be owns and pays taxes on $o(K) worth of property in this State: provided, that at the first registration regis-tration under this Constitution, and up to January 1, 1ms. all male persons of voting age who can read a clause In ttie Constitution, or understand and explain it when read to tlum by the registration ollieer, shall be eligible to register am' become electors. A separate sepa-rate record of every illiterate person thus registered, sworn to by the registration regis-tration officer, shall be filed, one copy with the Clerk rf Court and one in the olPce of the Secretary of State, on or before January 1, "Mis, and such person per-son shall remain during his lifetime a qualified, elector, unless convicted of some disqualifying crime. The certificate certifi-cate of the Clerk of the Court, or the Secretary of State, shall be snf'icient evidence to tstablish tho right of Kutd c-la-.s cf citirwns to register and exercise exer-cise th.' franchise. London, Oct. l.-The Times and the Phronie!" this morning give leading places in thilr foreign columns to spe-ci.'il spe-ci.'il telegrams regarding the South C'e.roKiia Constitutional convention. The Chronicle, in a leader on this subject, sub-ject, says: "A v; ry serious problem has sud-d; sud-d; r.ly leaped to the front in the troubled trou-bled politics of the United States. The negro question may completely overshadow over-shadow the currency and the tariff issue- in the Presidential election fight." BAY STATE DEMOCRATS. Platform Will Avoid the Tariff Denounce the A. P. A. Worcester, Mass.. Oct. 1. The and Bay State House teemed from basement to root w:tn Democratic politicians tonight. to-night. Midnight had long passed with the leaders still wrestling with the planks of tomorrow's platform. Josiah Qulnoy George Fred Williams, John E. Russell. Rus-sell. ex-Judge Corcoran, ex-Governor Rusrell, ex-Mayor Matthews, Congressman Congress-man Fitzgerald and scores of other l.ad:-.g party lights were in consultation consulta-tion for hours after the banquet of the Young Men's Democratic club, which was held earlier in the evening. The ticket that will he presented at the convention in Mechanic's hall tomorrow to-morrow morning will be as follows: For Governor George Fred Williams. For Lieutenant-Governor Charles H. Spi llman of Springfield or J. V. Hull of Pi'lsfieM. For Secretary of State Edward J. Flyon of Bosto.'i. For Auditor-Captain Alfred C. Whit-nee Whit-nee of 1 iosion. For Treasur-r James S. Grinned of ( Ireenficl.l. For Attorney -General Henry L. llurlburt of Lynn. The i esolutions wilt be in charge of ex-Mayor Coughliii of Fall River. The pl.tti'oiru will make little of the tariff as i.ii issue, claiming that the present state of business throughout the country coun-try Is full justiilealion for the Democratic Demo-cratic tariff reform policy. The A. 1. A. may not be mentioned bv name, but proscription will be denounced de-nounced in the strongest terms. National Na-tional Issues will be largely avoided, and State questions will claim the larger share of attention. On a Silver Platform. Shelbyvllle, ill., Oct. 1. The Democrats Demo-crats of the Eighteenth Congressional district today nominated Edward Lane of Madison for the unexpired term of the late Congressman Remann. Resolutions Reso-lutions were adopted demanding free and unlimited coinage at Hi to 1, without with-out waiting for the action of any foreign for-eign government, Republican Survivor's Reunion. Syracuse. X. Y Oct. 1. The Syracuse Post will print tomorrow letters from member of the Republican committee from twenty-two States, Indorsing the suggestion of a reunion of the survivors survi-vors of the first Republican convention at the fortieth anniversary of th birth of the Republican partv. Chairman Carter writes that he will lay the matter mat-ter before th" next meeting of the committee com-mittee and ask that appropriate action be taken. Yale's Team Weakened. New York, Sept. no. A special to the World from New Haven says: Manager Man-ager Day of the Yale track athletic, team created a surprise in college tonight to-night by announcing that. . Foster S.infor. the runner, would not be allowed al-lowed to r-io-ipei.. against Cambridge on Saturdaf. During the Yal-llar-vurd games last spring Sanford had it change In his studies. He was therefore there-fore Ineligible fur thi Yale team, nnd as tho Yale team that meets Cambridge will be taken from men who were eligible eli-gible to meet Ilnrvanl, Sanford will ! ruled out. His withdrawal leaves Yale without their strongest man In the 300 and 4 to yards' run. Confiscation of Arms. London, Sept. 30. A dispatch from Madrid to the Times, which will be published tomorrow, says that Senor Dupuy de Iime, Spanish Minister to the United States, telegraphs that the United States, at the request of the Secretary of State, and in accordance with the demands of justice, has decreed de-creed that all arms and munitions intended in-tended for the Cuban rebels shall be seized by the American authorities and not returned to their owners. Prise-Fighters Acquitted. Roston. Sept. 27. Dick O'Brien of Lewistnn, Me., and Joe Walcott were admitted this afternoon of the charge of engaging In a prize-fight. The jury was out four hours. The men have been on trial for two days before Judge Sherman of the Superior court. The testimony showed that they used four-ounce four-ounce gloves. Arrested for Murder. Denver, Sept. 29. A special to the News from Victor, Colo., says: George Miner, who has been working in the mines in this vicinity for about two years, was today arrested by Constable Lupton for a murder committed at Jefferson Jef-ferson City, Mo., In 1SS4. He says that he never was In the State of Missouri. Since he has been in Victor he has been an industrious worker and bears a good reputation here. Jealous Girl Shoots a Rival. Washington Courthouse, O., Sept. 29. Lida Hargrave shot and badly wounded Daisy Redman of Columbus here late last night. Miss Redman and Miss Hargrave attended a festival last evening. A young man who had been paying attention to Miss Hargrave started to accompany Miss Redman home. This aroused the Jealojisy of Miss Hargrave. She procured a revol ver, followed the couple and shot Miss Redman in the shoulder. The girl wai arrested late at night at her home. Col. Whiteside Deposed. St. Louis, Sept. 28. Announcement was made this afternoon that Lieut. -Col. Samuel Whiteside, U. S. A., commandant com-mandant at Jefferson barracks, had been summarily deposed by Secretary of War Lamont, and Lieut. -Col. Guy V. Henry ordered there from New Mexico to take charge of the post. Governors Favor Recognition. Chicago, Sept. 29. The Tribune will tomorrow publish interviews with seventeen sev-enteen Governors, all of whom advocate advo-cate the recognition by the United States of the Cubans as belligerents. MANY VESSELS STRANDED TERRIBLE STORM SWEPT OVER THE LAKES. Eighteen Crafts Reported Ashore A Schooner's Crew of Eight Men. are Drowned Gale Was Terrific. Chicago, Sept. SO. Yesterday's storm on the lakes was one of the most vio lent and destructive of recent vrttrs. No less than eighteen vessels have been reported stranded at various points, while reports continue to be received of others liylng signals of distress. At Milwaukee the schooner "Connor" is long over-due, and grave fears are felt for her safety. Thirteen persons narrowly nar-rowly escaped drowning when the steam barge "Kershaw" went on the reef at Choclay beach, breaking conw pletely in two. Five steamers are grounded near Detroit, De-troit, and the barge "K. J. Penny" went to pieces on the rocks near Sault Ste. Marie. Several vessels lost deck cargoes and others were stripped of all canvas, steering gear, etc. The steamer steam-er "Furitan," from Chicago to St. Joseph, Jo-seph, Mich., was obliged to put back to port, after making three attempts to land at the latter port. The passengers pas-sengers became panic-stricken and many of them sick. Thus far no loss of life has been reported. BIO STEAMERS BTRANDED. Sault Ste Marie. Mich., Sept. 30. The captain of the Anchor line "Schuylkill," arrived from Duluth today, reports passing two boats ashore at Kewoo-naw Kewoo-naw point. He thought they were the "Matoa" and "Masaba," big steel steamers belonging to the Minnesota company. The "Matoa" and "Masaba" cleared from two harbors for Cleveland Cleve-land yesterday. Kewoonaw point Is one of the n.ost dangerous points on the lakes, and the boats stranded are likely to prove total losses owing to the heavy northwest gale. STORIES OF DISASTER. Duluth. Minn., Sept. 30. A special to the News Tribune from Sault Ste Marie. Mich., says: The Bteamer "Schuck." which arrived this afternoon, after-noon, reports that while laying to for shelter in Copper Harbor the "City of Paris" came in there and went ashore on Flatrock. She Is bound up tight. The steam barge "F.irekhead," towing the schooners "Chester H. Jones" and "Lima," lumber laden, Raraga to ( g-densliurg, g-densliurg, lost her consorts off White-fish White-fish yesterday morning. The "Jones" is at anchor three miles west of Whlte-fhli Whlte-fhli point. The "Klma" Is reported as foundering with all hands lost In Munislng bay. She carried a crew of eight. She Is owned by Warre of Ton-a Ton-a wanda. From Whisky to Forgery. Chicago, Sept 30. Frank McCurdy, at one time a prosperous commission man at the Union stock yards, Is locked up on charges of forgery. Love of whisky is said to be the cause. McCurdy has confessed and Implicates C. M. Coleman, Cole-man, a bookkeeper who has been out of employment for some time. Coleman is also locked up. ST, JOSEPH ABDUCTION. Mother of One Girl Receives an Anonymous Letter. St. Joseph, Mo., Sept. 28. An anonymous anony-mous letter received by the mother of Maude Steldel, the girl who disappeared disap-peared from her home last Sunday night, has given the police the only clue to her whereabouts. It Is claimed by them that the rlrl will be found In a few day. The letter threatens the mother .with severe punishment for the trouble she has caused Father Wagner, and says If she had not made thij accusations the girl would have beifn at her home before this time. The police claim they have found tha writer of the letter and will try to force a confession from him. The theory the-ory that the girl has been sent to Chios Chi-os go Is strengthened by the statement that Father Wagner has friends there. Father Wagner has been almost erased by the strain upon him. Nothing Noth-ing further has been heard of Dora Kennedy, who disappeared shortly after af-ter Maude Steldel wag missed, under similar circumstances, and the mystery mys-tery surrounding her disappearance Is as deep us ever. Michael MUIer committed suicide at I.eadvlllo in the most horrible manner. man-ner. He secured a 41 Colt's revolver, placed the muzzle In his mo-ith and pulled the trigger. The bullet tore oft the top of his head end his brains were spattered about the bed and floor. Miller Mil-ler was about 61 years of age. INTIMIDATING- THE JURY. Will be Hung If They Hang Durrant. An Unexpected Sensation at the Durrant Dur-rant Trial Further Attempts to Build up Durrant's Alibi Witnesses Wit-nesses Called to Impeach the Pawnbroker How Durrant Tried to Manufacture Testimony. San Francisco, Oct. 1. After gathering gather-ing up a few ragged ends of testimony left over from last week, the defense in the Durrant case this morning began be-gan the building of an alibi for th young medical student from April 4th to April 12th. Inclusive. The purpose of the alibi is to Impeach the testimony of pawnbroker Oppenhelm and W. J. Phillips, who testified that on April 12th Durrant tried to pawn Blanche Lament's ring at Oppenheim's store. During the course of the testimony which covered Durrant's movements on April 4th and 5th, a struggle was precipitated by District Attorney Rarnes, who again challenged the reliability reli-ability of a roll-call book at Cooper college. The argument ended in a victory vic-tory for the defense, so far as the question before the court was concerned, con-cerned, as Judge Murphy sustained an objection to a question priqioundcd by himself to the witness and cut off discussion. dis-cussion. The trial began this morning with a sensation which was quite as unex pected to the prosecution as to the defense. Juror I. J. Truman Informed the court that last Thursday, during the noon recess of the court, he was approached by H. J. McCoy, general secretary of the Young Men's Chris tian association, who endeavored to engage him in conversation on the sub ject of the trial. ' If you hang Durrant, said McLoy to the Juror, "we will hang you. The court said the offense bordered strongly on a crime, and cited McCoy to appear In court at noon on October 3rd and show cause why he should not be punished for contempt. R. W. Maltland. the electrician who testified last week with regard to th construction of the sun-burners In Emmanuel church, was the first wit ness called. The testimony was of the same nature as that given last week, and was Intended to show the liability of the escape of gas under certain conditions. con-ditions. I M PEACHING OPPEN H EIM. The assault on pawnbroker Oppenheim's Oppen-heim's testimony then began. The defense de-fense called to the stand four witnesses, wit-nesses, by whom It was proposed to test the accuracy of the .pawnbroker's memory. Mrtln Curtis, William Cathcart, P. J. Neumann and Leonard Everett, members of the National guard and the signal corps to which Durrant be longed, testified that they had taken various articles of jewelry to Oppenheim's Oppen-heim's store and attempted to pawn them. They deserib. d the manner In which they were dressed nt the time. The descriptions 111 many instances did not correspond with the descriptions descrip-tions given by oppenhelm when he was asked to tell how the men who tried to pawn the articles were dressed. Each of the four witnesses said he had subscribed money to assist In the defense de-fense of Durrant, The next step was to Impeach the 'estlmnny of David Clark, the Witness who assisted attorney yulnlan to fix the date upon which he saw Durrani and Dlanche Lamont walking toward Emmanuel Church. John Patten, Patrick Pat-rick Mulvaney and M. L. Murphy said that Clark's reputation for truth and Integrity was bad. On orofiB-exflrhlna-tion Mulvaney and Murphy said they were prejudiced against Clark from the fact that they had had business dltll-culties dltll-culties with his father. The District Attorney asked that the testimony bo stricken out, but the motion was denied de-nied by the court. DURRANT'S AUDI. The building of Durrant's alibi In contradiction of the charge made by pawnbroker Oppenhelm was begun with the testimony of Dr. A. W. Hal-halt, Hal-halt, a lecturer it Coopi r medical college. col-lege. Asked if Durrant was present at the lecture given on the morning of April 4th, the doctor referred to the call-book and said that the defendant was recorded as present. On cross-examination cross-examination the doctor said he had no personal knowledge of Durrani's absence ab-sence or presence. The defense tried to offset tills by asking if he could glv the name or any one of students In the class win lecture on the morning Th doctor recalled the the fifty-one attc tided the In question. names of dozeti students, and said he believed he could remember more If he were given time to think the matter over. Tli" prosecution next attacked the reliability of tie- roll-enll. I!ep,re u. District Attorney had hardly reached the point of the subject, however, Judge Murphy took a hand In the examination. ex-amination. He ail'.ed the witness whether In h's experience as an Instructor In-structor at the college he had known of Instari i where students had answer, an-swer, d a roll-rail for other students who were iot resent, The defense at once Interi os.-d an objection, and the court was placed In the predicament of having to rule on Its own question. The Judge said that while he might permit the question to be answered If It should come from a proper source, he would sustain the objection for the present. Then District Attorney Rarnes nsked the same question, and the defense Interposed In-terposed another objection. Attorney Dickinson argued that while It was possible to call Into court every student stu-dent who attended the lecture ami nsk each one If he answered at roll-cell for Durrant, It would be unfair to cast suspicion on the particular roll-cnll In question by any practice or custom that might have obtained at another time. The court said that It believed the question proper and the evidence sought competent, but for the sake of safety sustained the objection. With Durrani's wherealioutB on the morning of April 4th accounted fur, the defense attempted to show where the defendant was the next duy. George A. Merrill, an Instructor nt the Lick school of mechanical arts, said that Durrant called upon him at 11 o'clock on the forenoon of April Tilh. Asked If Durrant made known the object ob-ject of Ids rail, the witness replied In the atflrmatlw, but he was not permitted per-mitted to toll what Durnint had said. THREATENING LETTERS. Refore court adjourned attorney Dickinson cnlled th" attention of the court to the large number of threatening threaten-ing letters that were being received by himself and attorney Dcuprey, nrnl asked that tho jurors bo instructed to turn such letters over to the court should they receive any. The Judge said he received a great many letters of the same kind. DAMAGING TO DURRANT. What the prosecution believes to be testimony of the most vital Importance in the Durrant case has at last been obtained from a student in Cooper college. col-lege. For months the prosecution and the defense have labored to find some one among the accused student's classmates class-mates who could give some definite Information In-formation regarding the lecture which Dr. Cheney delivered on the forenoon of April 3rd. It was impossible to find such a student. None knew definitely that Dunant was there. No one could tell anything which might Indicate that Durrant was not there. At last there has been found a student stu-dent who can shed definite light upon the subject. Charles A. Dukes, the-young the-young man who sat next to Durrant In the lecture-room, will take the witness stand und swear that, after being unable un-able to tell whether or not Durrant was present at the lecture, the accused student stu-dent asked him as a favor to him to say that he was there, and that he remembered the fact. Dukes tells this now only with the greatest reluctance. He says he drew the only inference that could reasonably reason-ably be drawn from the request, which he could not grant. For the sake ot his classmate, Dukes decided that he would not speak. He says Durrant wanted him to remember the fatal day and his presence In the lecture-room without any reference to the truth of the facts. "I could not grant his favor." fa-vor." said Dukes, "but I wished to re main silent, as 1 did not want to hurt his case If I could help It." PASTOR GIBSON TALKS. Now that Rev. George M. Gibson. pastor of Emmanuel church, has vir tually been accused by Attorney Deu-prey Deu-prey of committing the murders that have made his church notorious, he haft seen tit to break the silence which he has maintained ever since the discovery discov-ery of the crimes. Rev. Gibson has allowed himself to be Interviewed for publication, and the first question asked was: "What do you think of Mr. Deuprey's speeuh as an argument in defense of Mr. Durrant?" "Well, it Is a mystery to me how any man of Mr. Deuprey's age and experience could deliver such a recklesn talk, w hen he had In his hand the life or death of a fellow being. ReadlnK between the lines, it Is easy to see that the speech was not the one he Intended to deliver. It resembles the sermon prepared on Sunday morning after the preacher discovered that for various reasons he could not use the one h had worked on for weeks." "Why did you remain silent so long?" "Itecause as a witness I had no right to talk, and 1 was willing to take my share of newspaper criticism." "Do you think the situation is changed?" "Yes: I am virtually accused of the murder. My name is singled out from among all the witnesses and uttered In loud tones to the jury. Mr. nouprey has declared the fight on. The issue now. according to him. Is between W. H. T. Durrant and myself. The speech gives me the right to conclude that Durrant concurs in the accusntlon. He, through his attorney, accuses me of having some connection with the murder mur-der of lilaiiche Lamont. The publlu must have noticed that 1 never accused him of such a crime." Rev. Gibson talked In a sarcastic manner about Deuprey, and when asked what he would do If he were ar rested, said Ironically that he would send for Deuprey to defend him. "Were y.m surprised at his charge against you?" "Not at nil. His accusntlon Is In harmony har-mony with all the actions of the defense de-fense from the beginning. You surely think 1 am very simple I' you suppose I have been In Ignorance of the work going on in the 'qiifleiKround railway.' rail-way.' " . j PAN R.M ELI A RAT , ,. "Do you think the defense will spring some surprises on you?" N "Thttt Is tt good question, but I don't care to answer H In public. 1 think I can pmell a rat as well as any person. 1 hope the rat, for his own sake, will choose the right moment to come out of the hole. When he appears the cat will not have a bell on Its neck." "Your handwriting ' going to flgura Irt this case." "Yes. so Mr. Deuprey says. TTe knows what he Is talking about. He Is Just as sure of my handwriting as he was of Dr. Cheney's testimony." "What Is your opinion about th handling of the case?" "In these days, .when analogy docs duty for logic, It is positively refreshing refresh-ing to know of at least two lawyers who are Intelligent enough to think the people do not see any difference between be-tween a bluff and a fact." "Don't you think they are working faithfully?" "Yes; they are piling up exceptions that arc crushing the righteousness out of their case. Every technicality Is a curse thrown In the face of the friend they profess to defend. No witness has done so much against W. H. T. Durrant Dur-rant as th.. actions of his attorneys. I would rather be hanged than saved bv such means as Mr. Deuprey anil Mr. Dickinson are emplovln;.'." "What do you think of vr. H. T. Durrant Dur-rant ?" "Whatever people's opinions are. there are few but think that he deserves de-serves a weabh of sympathy, because he Is unfortunate enough In the hour of trouble to have as his best friends two men whose fame outshines their wisdom." Story is Fictitious. London, Oct. I. The Spanish Embassy Em-bassy here publishes this morning a denial of a statement cabled from the United States to the effect that Secretary Secre-tary of State Olney has given a warning warn-ing to the Spanish Government, that unless they had succeeded In suppressing suppress-ing the insurrection In Cuba In the next three months the United States would Intervene for the protection of the Insurgents. The Spanish Embassy declare that this story Is entirely fictitious ficti-tious and that the Spanish relations with the United States regarding Cuba are working smoothly and with no apparent ap-parent friction. FOURTEEN FEET OF GOLD. Rich Ledge Discovered by Accident in South Dakota. Rapid City, S. D., Sept 29. Another vein of gold ore was discovered lust week on Spring creek, In the vicinity of the Storm Hill group of mines, wiih h was sold recently to St. Louis parties. The miners engaged In stripping strip-ping the ground for hydraulic mining on the lionanstii bar uncovered a ledge of rich ore fourteen feet .In width. Thst punned out by mortar test Is of heavy shot (fold. The find Is of such value that work on the placer ground will be dropped for the time, and the entire time of the miners will be devoted to prospecting for gold lodge. The district whore this property lie Is twelve miles from Rapid City and the same distance from Keystone. Huron Hlrsrh has thus fur sent about 4m Itimiilnn Hebrews to the Argentine Republic, and hopes to have a Hebrew I'liiiimuntty t hi1 re ef luu.uno within ten years. Hi onds them out In companies of tlfty families, earh provided with a rabbi and a doctor, and he expoefs them to settle In villages, giving a special tract to eucli company.