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TRAIN HELD UP BY A ROBBER.
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Missoula, Mont., Oct.24—An
east bouud passenger train on
tue Northern Pacific wu held up
last night nearDrummond Uout,
45 miles from thiecity, and Engi
neer Dan O'Neill was VlDed. Tns
train, which included mad, bag.
gaga and express care and nine
coaches, amvsd at Missoula at
10:90 p. m., and proceeded east
ward alter short delay at this
station. It arrived alter arid,
night at u place 3 miles west of
Drummond. Mere the train was
signaled to stop and the engineer
slowed up. While doing wo. be
saw a man creeping toward him
over the tender. Toe man, who
was armed, called to O’Neill to
stop the tmin instantly. The
engineer took In the situation at
once and in pulling open the
throttle triad to start the tmin
at full speed. The robber div
»Md hie purpose at*! Bred at him.
The shot took instant effect and
the engineer fell dead at hit poet.
The robber then proceeded to
rifle the express and moll cars,
lie plundered the regular msii
sod blew open the sob in the ex.
press car, which was wrecked by
the nxptoeiou. The amount
which he secured is not known
at prevent, but it is supposed to
The excitement on the train
wna intense. The sudden atop,
page of the train followed soon
by the explosion spread alarm
among the train hands and the
passengers. ■ The darkness of
the night and the loneliness of
the place added to 'the general
scene of terror. Wosd of the at
tack was sent to Drummond,
whence it was telegraphed to
Deer Long*, about 50tu lies away,
uloo 1 hounds were sent out at
ones and steps were taken to
keep vigilant watch for the rob.
u vm assummeri that at least
eight mea were engaged in the
hold-op, hut the latest advices
are that one mao alone perpe
trated tbs aumlarattd.ro blare.
Dan O’neiil, the dead engineer,
lived in this city and had a wife
end five children. He had been
ta the sendee of the Northern
Pacific longer than any engineer.
The robber boasted that be was
the man who took part in the
hold-up of the Southern Pacific
train near Portland, Ore., about
one year ago. He mode this
boast to the train hands to ter
rorite them, while be employed
them to ran the train 4 miles to
a point 3 mils# east of Drum
mond. He declared that ha
would be hard to catch, as be
had a horse in the timber. The
Northern Pacific has offered a
reward of #0,000 for delivery,
dead Oralire, of the train robber
who killed O’Neill. The mask
worn by the bandit was found
on a mountain trail, 2 miles
from the ' hesae of the hold-up
£*d aftergfving the hounds the
mat of the mask, the animals
immediately took up the trial,
which was then about 8 hours
How «■ CWyHai w. FK
The folio wing note from the
Qiuirrnao of the Wileoa County
Board of Oommlmionere will be
interacting to the dwcOcra in the
—etern part of onr State.
^ The Hill had given our County
Coamieetouere mud) trouble
•nd wee specially dreaded erery
winter, ae It wee tmoenai thing
to ace wagboe . to their babe In
memadeapUulc bed about 10
Upon the modern idea of wide
road ooDetraction, onr euper
▼ieor graded the Hill and made
It eogacy that one can trot from
thebaae to the top. He made
tha rand 40 feet wfab aad in cot
ting down aod widening the road
he took aU of the top eofl aad
banked It op. After the grade
wee completed he then paa 8 or
makee hovaea caper Ace men free
<**» tThl« impeccable
HOI pamed through last winter
without, eran Retting muddy.
And lam aure It fed zed for
yadre toeomee •
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The General Assembly oIXorth
Carolina which will convene at
R:deigh in January will consider
tlie ways and moans of bettering
the State's social, industrial and
educational condition. Onesub
Jectth&t wOl occupy the minds of
•ob* ot Its most progremdre
members Drill be the disposition
of the State’s convicts in sot*
manner os will alfcct our section
most beneficially. Thera is a
stvoog sentknent iu favor of pat
ting ui of tbs convicts to work
upon our public roads and in
preparing stop# and other road
material in order that tbs coun
ties of the Stats that art so oax
tone to progress along this lias
may have soma encouragement
from the commonwealth. This
wOl be an inveetmmt yielding a
handsome return both to the
praeent.raceand to posterity.
The following dipping shows
eome of the advantage** of nuch
a system of. convict employ
“ttbortterm inmates of tbe local
1 PWjbwthu-y are being smpfoywd
at breaking stone focroodbulld
lng. OnereeultU that tbs county
is saving 30 cents on each cubic
yard of metal. Another ie that
the number of tramps and other
petty offenders in Erie county is
growing beautifully less, the
I'eope of rest” not relishing work
In the quarries. A third U that
there is a very perceptible im
provement in the physical and
moral condition of the convicts,
because of their systematic em
ployment at a healthful oc
Cnhappilr, it has to be record
ad that such employment of the
convicts is strongly opposed by
the labor unions, and their em
ployment on the high ways in the
actual work of road building has
til rough such infloecoeabeec
prevented. Such an attitude on
the part of the labor unions is
difficult to understand, save on
the principle of the dog In the
monger. Work on the public
roods Ja Something whig] has
workingmen, ns a rule, are moat
reluctant, if not positively trn
willing, to perform. A serious
obstade to good road construe
Woohr some places haa been the
difficulty of finding meo wflHng
to do the work. Just why this
should be so we cannot ten, bat
•o It is. Sorely it ie anieasoa
able lor men in the labor unions
to objt:t to convicts doing work
which they will notdothsmseivsa
There ie, moreover, the seams]
principle of the dratrabfflty of
Idriog the convict* systematic
wort, and preferably hard work
so* as that at
road building. It is lisalrnliln to
do so forth* physical, mental
labor unions donot wish to nave
tha inmates of penitentiaries
still more degraded In body and
mind. That would be a ravsr
ffioo to madJavsl barbarism.
Tbs humans modern principle is
that the penitentiary is, astar
“ poeeibieVto be a refoS.ato5*
Nor is the question of *»r—— to
bs ignored. Is It ooaosivable
that labor onions would rather
set to earning their own living?
. DIM br Hb Me.
Mr;0*O; *!• Horn, of Fayette
county, Alabama, la riel tin# hi*
brother, Bn^heriff J, P, Horn,
te Lanes Creek township. Mr,
Hpra went from tMc county to
AhjbaiMto 1850. He ha* not
Er-SherM Hom aid not know
hie brother nod ne hie brother
wan introduced to bhn ne M14r.
Jemee, from Anson county,'* the
oonrerentloa between the broth
we went on for some time before
Mr. J. P. Horn found that he
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Washington, Oct. SKJ.-The
(’enene Offlcj has bereft a com
pilation of figure regarding
migranta and children of natives.
Tbs statement ia: Confining the
comparison to children between
the age of 10 and 14 rarer* in
the United States as a whole,
0S.6 per cent, of tlwiathre white
children of foreign bom parents
are abb to read and write. The
“‘■P'Wof difference in favor of
***• CW*"1 °* ***• Min born
population is due largely to the
fact that the shfidreatorn of
immigrants live mainly, in the
Northern and Western, States,
wh*re tfw.publb school have
rmcfaedah jgb of degree efibbncy,
numbers of native
white children of native parents
lire hi the Southern States aod
in that region about 10 _pre
<*ut. of cam children - are fiut.
When the comportoon to caret.
to each part of the United States
acept the Booth Atlantic States,
to fond to be modi lean then to
the whole country. Yet ttowe
figures indicate that in every re
gion except the (forth Atlantic
Btatm the OJiterate children of
immigrant whites are a larger
per cent, of the whole number of
sueh children than'the literate
children of uatfvewMtas areof
aU children of ahUve whites.
Thto to partly explained by the
dusterfaur of *yMf
their chudimi mainl r in tfcedtfes
and towns while, tlm white chil
dren of native patents lire more
fgnarediy in the >i*al districts
Thus, in the North Atlantic di.
▼imon, thme native
white children 10 teUyeareaT
•p and bdrw oTwtdth patents of
antaTon the othrehaiid, amotm
the 718,170 tumrTWite chi?
Staten 68 per ce
the ohBdten of
grants are oon.
ptdation. It wQTbe noticed,
migrants who hate been In the
hmao acquire-at leoet an eto
mrataxy wfncatfcm 8« is etfH too
teriyto determine from cenaoa
IN NOTH lAPAYim.
Fayetteville, Oct. 25.—'This
about J o’clock tidwanl
L. Utiy/a guest at Hotel Lafa.
abated from the tact that Utley,
who (e young and wild, bad fiiwi
to few fetal
*ot. llollingMworth suinmooed
OSkser Benton and Informed him
°*P tier's action. Tbspoliceman
aekadW be wanted Utley um
tod. Hollitipnt'ortb replied In
tbsnegntire, saying that perhaps
ku would l» quiet. Bhortly after
the officer left the homicide an.
euned, the bail sntsring r11* tem
pi* aad pussing through lbs
of MrSdSmewottlTand so.
taring thedeek. Udry turned and
JH* aaoendipg Uw stabs when
P«csr D*cton reuppsoml, eov
eesd hun with a rsrolrsr aad
ordered him buck. UtUy is a
young man of pro,ulneot huuOy
to* powwweee cnrxriderabto
means. Hollingsworth was aim
of an old (amity, unmarried and
quietip manner and of good
Aardter. He had hem night
clerk only lor a lew weeks.