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Rew Ulm Review.
IBANDT & WEDDENDORF, Publishes*.
THE emigration from Germany to
America during the first five months
of the present year amounted to 55,
567, or nearly 10,000 more than the*
largest total during anyfivemonth?
of the last five years.
A LEIPSIC scientist has demonstra
ted by facts and figures what most
people have always believed, that
colds are oftener caught by those who
wrap themselves up and avoid the
severity of the weather than by those
who dare to brave the elements.
THE people of the duchy of Gotha
are happy over the flourishing state
ol their public finance. So plethoric
has the treasury become that a bill
has been introduced in the house of
representatives suspending all taxa
ation for three months.
THERE is much discussion about
woman's dress and dress reforms, but
the fact remains, and always will,
that women always seem to be dress
ed most becomingly at the time when
I we are discussing their clothes, whether
I it be now or a century ago.
THE story of the Persian Shah boil,
ing a deliquent tax collector to death
is reiterated. In the name of civiliza
tion, however, it's to be hoped that
,fhe didn't add the crown of cruelty to
,the man's sufferings by asking him if
it was hot enough for him.
THE Austrian government is consid
ering the advisability of issuing a de
cree against the wearing of long trains
by women on the street, ontheground
that it is unhealthful and unclean.
They'll have lots of fun enforcing it.
There .'ire a few things the tyrant man
would do well not to attempt.
LdRD WOLSELEY'S opinion that our
great civil war has been without value
to strategical science does not seam to
be shared by the German authorities.
They would not be so eager to ex
change literature with the American
war department were they not satis
fied of tne great value of American ex
IT is pleasant to be able to tell peo
ple who are passionately addicted to
the taste and aroma of Sweitzerkase
that it is frequently fatal. About a
dozen people in Hobo ken tried it re
cently, and, although they washed it
down with copious draughts of beer,
it laid them all low.
THE Imparcial, of Madrid, says it
learns that President Balmaceda, of
jphili, and the leaders of the Chilian in
surgents have appealed to the Spanish
government to act as arbitrator and
end the war. It would be interesting
to learn what superior qualifications
as an arbitrator the Spanish govern
ment can show that to it should be in
trusted the difficult and delicate task.
THE St. Petersburg journals advo
cate the marriage of Prince Ferdinand
of Roumania to the woman of his
choice. She, by the bye, is variously
named, from day to day, as Mile.
Vecaresco, Vaceresco, andVacaresen
so that one solid reason for her
marrying Ferdinand would be that
she would get the fixed name—such as
it is—of Mrs. Hohenzollern.
A MONKEY in New York got a bottle
of whisky the other day, and, after
swallowing the contents, proceeded to
rip things up generally, and even went
so far as to decline to hand over the
pennies that were given to him for his
boss organ grinder, preferring to
squander them all on himself. There
seems to be a good deal of human na
ture the monkey tribe.
THE latest relentless rehabilitator
of history is M. Arens, who ruth lessly
smashes the romance of "Paul and
Virginia." He says that Virginia de
la Tour was not shipwrecked and
drowned, but was saved by Paul
whom she married. The romance
further is spoiled by the discovery
that the two set up a small shop for
the sale of cookies, candies, rum and
other sea stores for sailors.
THE day of the horse car in New
York and Brooklyn is drawing to a
close. The^ Broadway and Third
Ayenue lines in New York are prepar
ing to adopt the cable system, and
the Fourth Avenue line will soon be
operated by electricity. In Brooklyn
electricity has taken the place of
horseson two lines, and a third will
use the same power. The other lines
are preparing for the inevitable change
in motive power.
DIGEST OF THE NEWS
Interesting Digest of the Happenings
of the Past Week Culled From
the Associated Press.
Washington, Criminal, Foreign, Per
sonal, Casualty, and Other
THE Sioux Indian commission completes
THE war department has determined to
appoint a board of army officers to select a
bite tor the eastern terminus of the Henne
THE Military Telegraph Association met.
President "W. R. Plum delivered his annu
al address, in which he gave a history of
THE United States consul at Martinique
cabled the State department that a hurri
cane destroyed every sail in port. Houses
all damaged and many lives lost.
THE controller of currency has authorized
the establishment of the First National
Bank of Elbow Lake, Minn., capital $50,
000, Thomas R. Marston, cashier. The
president has not yet been appointed.
COMMISSIONER ROOSEVELT has submitted
to the president a report on the violations
of the provisions of the civil seryicelaw in
the matter of political assessments in the
Baltimore case in which it is charged that
Uuited States offices were being unlawfully
sned to control a primary election.
A BRICK wall eight stories high collaps
a Chicago building in the course of
construction, John Hart, a carpenter, was
A CLOUD burst occurred near the junc
tion of the One Hundred and Two and
Platte rivers, and the latter rose twenty
inches in less than twelve hours,doing great
damage along its banks.
A SEVERE storm experienced along the
Pacific coast of Mexico Aug. 7, did much
damage. At San Jose del Cado, in Lower
California, hundreds were rendered home
less and two persons killed.
Two hundred men, women, and children
were thrown into the canal near Dayton,
Ohio, by a boat collapsing. A score wei in
jured but it is not yet known -whether any
A Pis^EVGER train was wrecked near
Marshall AVis., and Conductor Rosenheim
and Baggeman Gigis "nere badly cut and
bruised, but not seriously. The engineer
and fireman received a few slight injur
A TERRIBLE collision occurred at a point
between Ostrowo and Loswitz, in Prussian
Poland. Two passenger trains collided
while going at full «peed The trains were
tenibly wrecked, and ten persons were kill
ed and many injuied.
CH\RLES VERXOX, aged 17, of Chappaqua,
N. Y., was arrested at New York for the
robbery oftheNew York & Hailem Railroad
ticket office at Chappaqua. He confessed
Ed Blair was hung at Columbus, Ohio,
for the nunder of Station Agent Arthur
Henry, at Hartsburg, Ohio. His neck was
broken and he Was pronounged dead in 12
HENRY DILLON, marshal of Houghville,
Ind., was murdered a few months ago, and
no clue to the murderers could be found.
Mrs. Charles French accused her husband
and Charles Hubbard of the crime, and
they have been arrested. When the wo
man threatened to expose her husband he
nearly killed her with abase ball bat.
MRS. EDWARD MCMAHON horsewhipped
Millionaire Peter Smith and his lawyer,
P. McHugh, in a Chicago court room, and
then fainted in her husband's arms. The
affair was the result of a family feud of long
standing and was precipitated by the read
ing court of a deposition impugning
Mrs. McMahon's chastity.
ThePrinceville and Canon City stage was
held up about 29 miles from The Dalles.
Ore., by a masked man with a Winchester
rifle. The robber ordered the driver to
throw out five mail «acks and then drive
on. The mail bags contained several
money orders and registered packages.
CARDINAI! GIBBONS arrived in Millwaukee
to assist in conferring the pallium on Arch
bishop Katzer, of the archdiocese of Mil
PRESIDENT HARRISON is said to be a dilli
gent reader of the political speeches made
throughout the county by Republican
THE will of James Russell Lowell dis
pones substantially the whole ofhis proper
ty for the benefit of his daughter and her
children. Heghes to Harvard college many
books from his library.
OLIVER P. MASON, one of the foremost
members of the Lincoln (Neb.) bar and ex
judge of the supreme court, died in that
city, aged eighty-two. He was leading
counsel for?ev. Thayer in the recent pro
ceeding in ouster of James E. Boyd.
ROBERT T. BARKER, of New Bedford,
Mass., read the Bible through for the first
time in 1808. Since that date he has read it
99 times. It usually takes two months to
read it from beginning to end.
A PRECEDENT which may yet be followed
to unforeseen conclusions has been set by
Mr. J. Harbin Pollock, of Cincinnati, who
issuing a rival for alienating the respect and
esteem of Mr. and Mrs. A. Monroe, horn
Mr. Pollock hoped to make his father and
BENJAMIN FOLSOM, Mrs. Cleveland's cous
in, who was appointed United States con
sul at Sheffield under the last administra
tion, has been ill for several months. He
eame home last spring to visit his mother,
who is dying of consumption in California,
and was himself attacked with pneumonia.
Having improved somewhat, he returned
to England, but suffered a relapse, from
which at last he is now reported as slowly
THE Milwaukee club jumps the Ameri
can association, though its secretary sajs
it has not.
Pitcher Dolan, of the Columbus club, has
jnmped because Manager Schmelz fined
him $50 for failing to cover the home plate
and letting a winnins run in.
AT Iowa City, Iowa, the blooded trotting
stock from the estate of Charles Vogtt were
sold. The celebrated Idoif was sold to Al
bert Vogel, Tipic, Mexico, for $7,500.
The backer of Dan Daley of Denver hag
issued a challenge for a light with George
Dixon, colored, oi Boston for $3,500 aside
and the feather-w eight championship of
While in Yello-ttstone Park recently
president Krauthon. of the Western as
sociation, and President Speas, of the
Kansas City club, were held up by road,
agents and robbed of over $800 in cash, a
watch or two and somelittle trinkets.
THE famous base ball suit, tried in Cin
cinnati between Al Johnson and the Na
tional league, has been decided adversely
to Johnson's interest*. The $30,000 in
volved is ordered to be divided equally
among the various contestants.
AT Beloit, Wis., Prof "Joe Tansey" was
knocked out by Dan Egan, the "Montana
Kid," in a fight with two-ounce gloves.
The fight was a bloody one, lasting fifteen
rounds. Egan broke his hand in the tenth
round. Tamsey was badly punished.
CHARLEY MOTH of South St. Paul and
CarlLindeman of St. Paul will wrestle for
a $200 purse before the Twin City Athletic
Club. The match is to be catch-as
catch-can. Moth to throw Lindeman
two times in one hour. The winner
is to take the entire purse.
GERMAN ministeis decide not to reduce
the duties on corn.
ANNEXATION to the United States is being
agitated in Honolulu.
THE Charleston will sail from Valligo.
Her destination is China.
COMPLETE census reports show that the
population of the Hawaiian islands is 96,
THE bandit, Thomas Cruz, has been kill
ed by soldiers near Viejor Bermega, in the
district of Matanzas.
THE report that yellow fever had broken
out in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, has been
THE Steamship Eider arrived at Callao
with a cargo of American wheat, and was
hailed with delight.
THE combined action of the representa
tives of the powers in China is succeeding
in bringing the Chinese government tolpok
upon matters their proper light.
THE St. Petersburg agent ofReuter's Tele
gram company has been furnished with an
"inspired denial" of thereport that a secret
treaty has been concluded between Russia
As M. Laur was leaving a meeting of the
Cirque River in Paris, a revolver was dis
charged at him by a bystander, an anar
chist The charge missed M. Laur, but
grazed a coachman stationed near by. The
anarchist was arrested.
A GOVERNMENT steamer has brought to
Quebec reports confirming the distress
among the people of Labrador and the
northwest coast of Newfoundland on ac
count of grip, diptheria and starvation.
THE Swiss, Austiian and German dele
gates discussed the fresh Swiss proposals in
connection with the commercial league:
but it is now definitely announced they
were unable to agree upon them, and event
ually decided upon an indefinite postpone
ment of the negotiations.
A PRIVATE letter received in San Francis
co from Samoa, under date July 16, said
there was great danger of renewed war
among the natives. A strenuous appeal has
been made for a United States war ship.
The only man-of-wai there at the time was
a Geiman vessel.
THE first through train from Chicago via
Omaha over the Rock Island aimed in
Denver. The party was made up almost
exclusively of Iowa and Nebraska news
paper men and women.
THE Fitchburg route and the New York
& New England recently put into affect a
new tariff on west-bound freight, reducing
the rate 3 cents, or to a basis of SO first
VICE CHAIRMVN DONALD has called a
meeting of the passenger department of the
Central Traffic association Sept. 2. Among
the subjects to be considered is a proposi
tion to issue interchangeable $5,000 mile
THE Oregon state railroad commissioners
recently adopted new tariff sheets reduc
ing freight rates on grain 33 per cent ovei
the lines of the Union Pacific railroad in
Oregon. A reduction of about 15 per cent
will be made by the commission over the
Southern Pacific lines. Both companies
will carry the matter into the courts.
A MOST unique advertising leaflet has
just been issued by Passenger Agent Charl
ton of the Chicago & Alton, in the form ol
"A Tramp's Valuable Testimonial. The
tramp's statement that he has walked
over the line from Chicago to Kansas
City, and found it the rockiest road he
ever walked on, is convincing testimony of
the good quality of the Alton's stone
BOYS in the North Star woolen mills in
Minneapolis strike for higher wages.
THE Boilermakers' National union will
demand that eight hours constitute a day's
work on and after May 1, 1892.
THE first annual meeting of the Railway
Postal Clerks' Association of the United
States opened in St. Louis with delegates
from eleven divisions of the organization.
THE annual convention of the Pennsyl
vania branch of the American Federation
of Labor opened at Lancaster, Pa Vice
President Charles A. Miller, of Hairisburg,
THE National Military Telegrapher's as
sociation held its annual meeting in Wash
ington. The election of officers for the
ensu'ngyear resulted in the re-election cf
all the present officers.
A STRIKE of freight brakemen and con
ductors on the Lake Erie & Western road,
between Muncie and Sandusky, occurred
for extra pay for over time. It is said the
men on the Peoria road will join the strike.
All the local freights are at a standstill.
W. H. PRESCOTT, president, and W. 8.
McClevey, secretary of the International
Typographical union, finished the count of
the vote on the proposition to limit the
working day to nine hours: 12,896 votes
were cast^-9,340 for and 3.356 against the
proposition. This lacks 332 of the required
two thirds majority.
IT is believed in St. Louis that Adolphus
Busch has disposed ofhis immense brewery
property in that city to a London contract
corporation for $10,000,000.
THE Old Time Telegraphers' Society and
the National Association of Military Tele
graphers closed their annual meeting in
Washington by holding a joint reunion.
JUDGE BLODGETT, of Chicago has decided
that the Cuban internal revenue tax of 50
cents per thousand cm cigars is apart of the
cost of production and must be included in
the dutiable value.
IN the state Alliance now in session at
Dallas, Tex., quite a bitter fight is being
made on the subtrfiasury question, but it is
evident that a large majority of the dele
gates favor the subtreasury scheme.
THE German Catholic Central society
completed its annual session in Louisville.
Adolph Weber, Racine, Wis., was elected
president. The next meeting wiU be held
at Dubuque, Iowa.
THE convention of the Irish National
League of America will be held in Chicago
next month instead of in Baltimore, as
the national council of the organization
agreed upon at its meetimt in Cincinnati in
A BLOODY BATTLE.
Chilian Insurgents and Government
Troops Engage in a Terrible and
Thousands of Soldiers Killed in the
Fight, and Still the Hat tie
NEW YORK, Aug. 24 —The Herald this
morning hasValparaiso cables substantially
as follows- President Balmaceda and the
junta de Cobierno are clinched the final
desperate struggle for the mastery of the
republic of Chile.
The chosen battle ground is in full view
of the city ot Valparaiso, and thousands of
anxious eyes are watching from every point
of vantage the battle which is to decide the
fate of the country.
Tlie battle has been raging practically for
three days. The fiist engagement was at
the mouth ot the Aconcauua on Friday
and resulted in a reverse to the govern
ment. The final tests of strength is now
being made at Vina del Mar Beach, directly
across Valparaiso bay, and less than three
When news reached here that an army of
3,000 rebels had been landed at Quintero
bay Thursday, Balmaceda and his generals
were taken by surprise, but the utmost
activity was used in getting troops to the
liont so as if possible to prevent the in
vading army from crossing the Aconcugua,
the liver south of the bay. The arrange
ments were made hurriedly and only a lit
tle over halt of the troops weie available
or this purpose.
Sixoi the insurgent warships were an
chored in Cosnon bay, at the mouth of tne
river, and under the cover of their guns the
army of the Junta undertook the task of
forc.ng,a passage of the river Friday morn
ing. A most desperate and bloody battle
resulted, lasting nearly all clay.
A &4LLIXG FIRE
irom the insuigent aitillery, which was
parked on the northern bank ot the river,
aided by the heavy batteries and machine
guns from the ships was too much Jnr the
government tioops and they were
.orced to retire, which they
did in good order. Both sides
Joiuht with the utmost \alor and wnilekss
than 20 000 troops ere engaged the l'st ot
casualties are nearly 3 000 men killed and
and wounded The general in command of
the government forces selected a strung po
t-Won on the beach of Vina del Mara, 'he
ca*tern shore of Valpaiaiso Day, as Ins
second line of de ense, and leaving force
enoujrh in front or the enemy to check his
progress somewhat, took Ins place" there
THE Dl CIsH I IGHT.
It was not urnil late in the evening that
the attacking army arnved in iront of Bal
maceda'b line oi clerensc. It was then too
late to give battle.
In the nieantiinf, President Balmaceda,
withe\eiy available man in his depait
meiit, witn himself in command, went to
the iront. He had over 13,000 a\ailable
fighting men, while the insurgent forces
rorces had been reduced to less than
7,000. At the back of the gov
ernment line is Fort Callao,
the heavy guns of which have done good
work in to-day's battle, both in raking the
enemy by land and preventing the msur
nt fleet, inch had entered the bay last
night, irom doing anything more effective
than long-range firing.
The Congressionahsts attaeked in force
this morning, and all day long the battle
has uged with ttie utmost fierceness. The
warships did all they cculd to aid their
land ioices, but they had regard lor the
heavy guns in the lorts, and were com
pelled to do their
FI&HTI^i AT IOXG K4XGE.
Consequently they were not nearly so e'
'ective aiding the land attack as they
had been at the passage of the Aconcagua
on Fndoy. Tuey sent as many men as
tiny could spare, howeie., with all their
a\adable machine and rapid hre guns, to
aid, as a na\al auxiliary bngade, the at
tack o.i Balmaceua's position. The most
intense excitement prevails in this city.
The roar of heavy artillery and the
sharp rattle ot bnia'l arms resound
through the streets and are echoed
back from the hgh hills surrounding
tne city. Everybody who isle here has
son.ht some place overlooking the battle
ground and tnousands ot people are watch
ing the desperate struggle which is being
tonght under their very eyes.
1 he scene irom Valparaiso is one of aw
ful urandeur. A heavy pall or smoke hangs
like a cloud o\er the contending armies. It
is lit up most continuously by sharp flashes
of light irom the cannon and rifles, and
tlie thunderous roar ot the artillery can be
Ihe most powerful glass cannot penetrate
the cloud or smoke, and only occasionally
can the movement ot the troops be even
•.ue-sed at, though roni the Gruesah point
in the glimpses ot charging regiments can
occasionally oe seen through nits in the
There is a constant stream of wounded
bein- brought into the city irom tlie front,
and temporary hospitals are being fitted up
where\er possible. Nearly all the men
who had not le.t trie city have volunteered
their sei vices as nurses, and they and the
till medical orce oi the city have their
From the wounded and their attendants
only the most fragmentary information as
to ttie progress oi the tight con be obtained,
and it is utterly impossible at tlvs writing
to iorni any judgment as to which side is
getting tye better of it.
Admiral Brown, ot the American fleet,
and the commanding officers ot other for
eign vessels have combined to protect the
lives and property ot the .oreign citizens.
KAXSAS CITY, Aug. 24.—The rotunda of
the Coates house was the scene to-day of a
sensational encounter between J. F. Mc
Elroy and J. H. Shope, two millionaires
ot this place. Mr. McElroy and
Swope had had a misunderstanding
concerning an investment. To-day
Mr. McE roy was conversing with
a lriend in the Coates house whan Mr.
Swope stepped up and told him that Mc
Elroy was a thie, a liar and a villain. Mc
Elroy thereupon felled Swope to the floor
by a blow on the head with ^is walking
stick. As Mr. Swope arose he drew his re
volver. Mr. McElroy followed suit and
the men were about to open fire when
.lienda separated them.
Tlie Weather Clerk Predicts a Very
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24.—The weather
bureau of the department of agriculture
issues a crop bulletin which says that the
eek was wanner than usual in all districts
east ot the Rocky mountains an thed Pacific
coast the greatest excess in temperature
being reported fiom the central valleys, iu
c'.uding the greater portion of the corn re
gion, where the average for the week was
irom 2 to 0 cleg, above the normal. The re
cent rams and excess in temperature have
doubtless proved beneficial" to growing
crops in the corn belt.
Ihe indications are that light frosts will
oicur Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Da
kotas to night, but no serious injury is an
ticipated, as the wheat crop is practically
secured and the irosts will be so light as
not'to prove mjunous to corn. General re
Iowa—The excess've rain -"all in the great
er portion o. the Mate damaged grain in
shock. Corn is making rapid progress. Po
tatoes promise a large vie.d. Fall plowni"
Wisconsin—Corn and potatoes in north
east and southeast countits have been dam
aged by drought. Recent rain will sa\e
crop in many counties. Tobacco helds
moist, but there is danger of frost to-night.
Minnesota—Harvest nearly completed in
oential and southern portions and thre-n
mg general. In northern counties hai vest
ing is progressing rapidly. Quality ot grain
good and Jarge yields reported. Corn, po
tatoes and flax much unproved by recent
North and South Dakota—Stacking of
grain and threshing aie general in South
Dakota, the yield is abundant and quality
excellent. Corn is maturing. In North
Dakota harvest is advancing and the yield
of grain will be exceptionally heavy.
EASED HIS AIIKD.
Money Stolen by a Bandit Many Tears
KAISS\SCITY, Aug. 24 —Traveling Passen
ger Agent Ba\ter, of the Burlington road,
esterday received in his mail $00, stolen
rrom him at the time a Builington train
was held up and robbed by frontier banuits
hi teen yeais ago.
Yesterday a poorly dressed man walked
into the Builington office at St. Joe and
made inquiry for Mr Baxter. Being told
that Baxter's headquarters were in Kansas
City the man explained that lie was one oi
the bandits who robbed the tram fifteen
years ago, and handed the check lor yjQ
an envelope, asking him to lorwaid it to
Baxter. He then disappeared anil has not
been seen since. His identity is a mystery.
Not Enough Conv.cts in the i'emtentiary
to Do the VI ork Required.
£TILL\V\TER, S-jecial Telegram, Aug. 21.
—There has not been an arrival at the~state
prison since the early part of July, PMI
there have been so nu.ny pardons and e\
pirat'ons of teimsthattherc aie not enou
0 0 a
jesieidayanu went to work to fctremrthen thresher company is gu iranteed
it as much as possible.
Ail day long \e-terday the insuigent
fores pushed then way steadily loiuard,
dining t.ie compuram s'uall go\ein
nicnt force be ore them. It was a constant
skii.ni&h for fi teen miles o\er broken
eou uiy. At e\eiy point of tntage the
Balni^ci'Jan- made- a stand, and bile thev
constantly wue loiced to g've way be ore
superior numbtis they refueled the ad
vance and ga\e the mam aimv at Vina del
Mar a chance to better pieuare itself for
the work required,
certain number, and but few axailable men
are let for state woik The twine binding
machinery is kept busily at work, and the
experiment ot making twine b.v state labor
has proved a success, although the .armeis
did not jationize the output as much as
they should. However, the establishment
of the plant gave to lie 'aimeis cheap twine,
the trusts having put the puce of the, article
far below inaiket value in hopes to crush
the state entcrpuse, and it has thus been
profitable to tne fanners. Another ear,
however, the state will be able to "sup
ply binding twine at a much lo*er
figure than this vear, asit will not only
have the business expcuence but also will
have a goodly supplv cf home raw mate
rial instead of having to import it Irom
Kentucky, and an article even superior to
the excellent twine supplied this vear will
be furnished at a puce lower than the trusts
can put it on the maiket, unless they cut
prices below cost. The state article should
Have tlie preference, as the larmers have
been importunate in having the twine .ac
tors started, and it it is not a paying con
cern, the lo's comes out o. tlie larm
ers own pockets, as tlie 'tate has to support
its own institutions. Warden Garun is
much pleased with the volume of sale*, as
he finds there is a certain amount of feeling
that because it was made by convicts it
could not be equal to that made by free
labo-", but the twine has stood the test* with
any sold in the state Irom Eastern lactones
and has in no uistuice taken second place.
The Sstory of a Wayward Girl Who Vi ill
Try to Relorin.
DLLUTH. Special Teleg am, Aug. 21 —A
small sensatron has been developed in the
case of a former clem/cn ot Minnesoti
Point. All the facts ol her pastliie and her
enticement roni home were brought out by
a suit to replev.n her goods now held in
cu-tody in Braincici. The name ol the girl
is Kay Gillcn. though she vas called M\ rile
while residing in the bagnio here. Hur
parents live near St. Paul ana she had
been attending school in Southern Minne
sota when she ell into the hands o! a pro
curess, who sent her to Duluth. Employ
ment was .ound for her afu-r she v\ as res
cued from Cora Carey's house, out her em
ployers discharged her a ter hearing her
story and she went over to Super.or ami
again entered a disreputable house. Some
one told her that herparents were coming
after her and she went to Bramerd,
but a few days ago returned to
Superior and announced to tlie police
her intention of returning home to her par
ents. Her effects were strll at Brainerd.and
were sent on to her C. O. D. Fndav she
began a suit in replevin to secure thenl.and
in this way the matter became public. The
things were obtained lor her bv the police,
and they purchased for her a ticket to her
home. Her parents have known nothing
ot h#r Hie while here and at Superior, but
supposed she was at work.
TALK ABOUT POTATOES!
Over Eleven Hundred Bushels Raised on
One Acre of Ground.
NOETHFIELD, Minn Spec al, Aug. 24.—
Marvelou-! Stupendous! Wonderful! are
some of the expressions used about the
store of Law Brothers to-day, as a crowd
stood around the door looking at some hills
of potatoes and talking to Mr. C. H. Bul
The reason for these expressions of aston
ishment was simply the figures given by
Mr. Bullock as to how many busheis of po
tatoes he had raised from one acre of
ground. He had given them a world's ret
ord breaker, for he claimed that he had ob
tained 1,120 bushels. No wonder that the
hearers were surprised.
Hoods in Pennsylvania.
POTTSYLLE, Pa.. Aug. 24 —A fearful cloud
burst broke over Pottsville this lorenoon
and the water poured down in torrents for
an hour. Ih thunder and lightning
were aw.ul. Tne cu' verts were unabie to
carry away all the water. some
oursted and portions of the town were
flooded. Fully 400 aimlies were driven to
the upper stones of their homes, and their
cellars and kitchens are tilled with water
and slimy mud. Cellars ot stores aie filled
with water^ The damage la estimated at
over $100,00\i. Reports rrom Minersville,
Port Carbon, Schuylkill Haven. rard
ville and Maliauoy Plane tell ihe same
story ot devastation and damage by the ruin
NEW ULM, MINN.
M.Mullen, Pres'L H. Vqjen, Ttct-Fr^
J. 0. Rudolph, Cashier,
Werner Btesch, Chas. Wagner, Dr.
Weschckt, 0. M. Olstn, E.G. Keck.
DRAFTS TO ALL PART*
OF EUROPE, AND PAS
SAGE TICKETS SOLD.
Close Attention Civen to
Empire Mill Co.,
24 Rollers and 4 Burrs.
We take pleasure in informing the
public that we are now ready for
business. The best machinery and
all the latest improvements in th»
manufacture of flour enable us to
compete with the best mills in the
We are constantly buying
At the Highest Market Prices.
We sell all kinds of
Special Attention given to
An extra stone for grinding feed.
Wood taken for cash or in exchange-
Empire Mill Co.
and CHEAP SALES.
Fire, Well Building and Steepl*
Fine Pressed Brick for
Have tht hest ot shipping facilities sas)
will pay prompt attention to mail erdettv
NEW ULM, MINNESOTA.
Manufacturer of and Dealer in
BOOTS AND SHOES!
Minnesota and 3d N.^Sts., N«w TJi u, Minn.
A large assortment of men's and
boys' boots and shoes, and ladies'
and children's shoes constantly kept
on hand. Custom work aud repair
ing promptly attended to.
pnr brewery is fully equipped and able to flU
a.'J ordfi s.
FRED BEHXKE has charge of
WBIZEL SCBQTZP, Froprietot
New TJlm, Minn.
Ihe only, first class brick fire proof
Hotel in the city.
LINDEN, BROWN CO., MINN.
Correspondence promptly Attended to-