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If. II. AK.SKS, Puii'Ulif-r.
It is now acknowledged that the bu
bonic plague began in Oporto, Portii- i
pal, June 4 last, since which time then;
have been 39 cases, 13 proving fatal.
The city of Havana was profoundly
i -i ,u.u t... .1... .1 ..... I. nf
Biiiiru, uu tutr join, u iur uiiii
the younsr wife of YilW'iras, the former
f-..,.; : ,.l. l her
1 i aw
had long been a scandal.
The cruiser Xew Orleans has re
turned to Santo Domingo to take up
her post near the scene of political
agitation. The Maehias arrived at Sau
Juan, Porto Eico, on the 21st.
Orders were issued, on the 17th. for
competitive examinations to be held
September 15 in each geographical de
partment of the army for the promo
tion of enlisted men who desire to be
The German embassy in Washington
has received from Karon Sternlx-rg
the full report of the Samiaii com
mission and the draft of the proposed
convention by which the treaty of
Berlin will lie modified.
Walter Wellinan and the survivors
of the Polar expedition led by him ar
rived at Troiusoc, Island of Tromsne,
Norway, on the 17th, on the steamer
Capella, having successfully completed
their exploration iu Franz Josef Land.
Premier Ki'rht Honorable Georgo i
Houston Bictl, in addressing the fann
ers' conference in Sydney, X. S. W..
promised that tiie government would
assist them to get the best American
machines, thus aiding in the improve
ment of their condition.
The state department is advised from
lokohama of the formation ot an
.American-Asiatic association there to
safeguard the interest of American
citizens in Japan and to co-opt rate
villi similar associations in New York
Hid throughout the Orient.
In the Peruvian chamber of deputies
Dt puty Yelez. on the 17th, mad.- a mo
tion that a note be addressed to the
ln-nister of instruction requesting ail
exploration as to why the council
had decided to close the English
schools at Callao. The motion was
Gov. Poynter has abandoned the pro
ject of providing a special train for
the First Nehraska. ::v.ii the disbanded
volunteers will he forced to use the
traveling allowance granted by the
povel nnicnt. Over $15.1100 bad been
pledged by private subscriptions, hav
ing .'t.'.Ol'O still to be raised.
clusive!v on milk
o'clock he takes
milk. He is then esetirted to the court
room under a strong guard. On re
turning to prison he takes a second
glass of milk, and at one o'clock a
soft-boiled egg and another glass of
An order tur the organization of ten
additional regiments of volunteers for
t-crvice in the Philippines was issued
by the war department on the 17th.
This order will add i:;.i90 men to the
c-id'stid strength of the army and in
creases the total strength of the army
to 95.0-15 men. It will give Gen. Otis
a fighting force of 02.451 men.
On the ni'dit of the r.lth Mrs.
Weston drowned herself ami her four-yar-.-ld
son Bertie in a cistern at tin:
family hi. me in l'ie-rre, S. D. There
was no one else at home except a
tlaiiirhter about 17 years old and the
deed was not known until next morn-i
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The state department has been in
formed by Consul Manag'iaii, at t'hem-I
liitz. Cmriany, that a "m-w trade ar- !
rangement has been made bet ween i
Uruguay and Germany bv which each !
is irearantced the same ri-rhts as the i
most favored nation, except that I'm- j
puay does not gnint the siiecia! '
privileges given to Brazil, Argeutina
Young, a private in Co. V,
infantry volunteers, w.-.s
killed by a freight train at Kvanstt.
111., on the 20t!i, while on his way
Fort Sheridan to report after a day s!
absence. The IkmIv was strewn along
the tracks for a block, anil the only re
maining vestige of the uniform which
Young wore was a brass button found
on the roadbed.
The transport Shim sailed from Sau
Francisco, for Manila, on the 2-.it Ii,
with 350 mules which will be used for
military service in the Philippines. The
vessel will stop at Honolulu for sev
eral days and the mules will be given
a run ashore as a rest from their
steamer voyage. Fifty experienced
drivers accompanied the animals.
The city of Yictor, Col., was visited
by a destructive conflagration, on the
21st. which utterly destroyed the busi
ness portion of the town, and caused
a less of $2,000,000. The first house
was built in Yictor iu October, ls.9.'I.
In July of the following year the city
was incorporated, and six years later
it contained 10,000 people. That is
about the population now.
Mrs. Eva A. Ingersoll. widow of Col.
Bcbert Ingersoll, has filed a bond as
administratrix of the estate of her
husband. .Mrs. Ingersoll swears that
she has made diligent search for the
will of her husband, but that to the
best of her knowledge and lielief he
died intestate. The value .if his per
sonal property is estimated by her to
be about SM.OOO. At the time of his
djith he held no real nrouerty
NEWS IS BEIEF.
Compiled from Various Sources.
PERSONAL AND GENERAL.
Taris was the scene of the most seri
ous anarchistic distrubances, on the
20th, recalling some assets of the
commune. Shops were rifled of their
conttnts and churches were wrecked,
rare works of art and costly ornaments
being wantonly destroyed, and furui-
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turn nlx.rl m 111 (ho ctiwAte finrl lilllnrf
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I Tli unit vr fkvivvhtlniiil iVr:il
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I I,,,, fi:.lU- r-,Inn.l th.. mastprv
and a large number of rioters were
Miss Viola Horlocker, who is resting
under $5,000 bond charged with hav
ing attempted to take the life of Mrs.
Charles A. Morey, of Hastings, Xeb.,
by sending her a box of poisoned
candy on April 10 last, is now in the
insane asylum at Jacksonville, 111.
On the 20th Dr. George X. Kriedcr,
the attending physician, said that Gov.
Tanner was sintering from malaria and
his fever was high. He will proliably
be unable to attend to the duties of
his oliice for a week.
Maj. Bussell It. Harrison, inspector
general at Santiago de Cuba, is criti
cally ill with yellow fever. The disease
had progressed for three days before
being pronounced yellow fever on the
The transport Garonne sailed from
Seattle, Wash., on the 20th. for Manila,
having on board 400 horses belonging
to the Third cavalry.
The schooner Hunter Savidge cap
sized, on the 201 1:, in a scjiiriil otT Point
an Marques, Lake Huron. Five of her
crew were drowned. She was com
manded by Capt. Sharpsteen, of Al
The father of President X. K. Youn
of the Xationai Past-hall league, .ii.-il
at Amsterdam. X. Y, oil the 2Ut!i. ag. ii
j !'l years.
Isaac II. ( or.irdon. for many yea is
superintendent .4jl motive power and
nun hinery of the I'liiou I'.ieiiie roml
died at his home in Om:;ha. Xeb.. on
the 21st. lie invented numerous ap
pliances for use on railroads, s-. vcral
ot which are in almost universal use
::nil from which he received Inrg" roy
alties. Congressman W. L. Stark and Ai J t.-G.-n.
Harry I. ft Omaha, Xeb.. ui the
2!st. for San Francisco, to esci.rt t'u
First Xcbraska volunteers l.oiin- cm a
special train at state expense. !t will
rt quire noo to bring the
! home, and $:i.O0ti in excess of th;
had already been provided.
The subscriptions received !- the
Porto Piean relief commit lee ef T 1:
Mt reliant s" Association of New i nrk
up to the 21st. nmountt-d to fl !.i'i.". In
addition, the eemmittee had received
50 barrels i f hard bread.
A dispatch from London, on the jTst.
Saul: "Iliere i:; now not ti'.e sin-Meet
doebt at the colonial ot'iee that war
is the only ':iy to settle the contro
versy between England anil the Tians
Serious fiisl urbane t-s have taken
p'ac- ei Gr.'idl't., a town of i-i. .uia.
due to racial differences bi-twicii the
I Czechs ami Germans.
I The first national convention of the
Young People's Christian Temperance
union is called to meet in Chicago
Septcml.er 27 and 2s. This claims t
be tin- first temperance org. mi a I ion
to systematically unite the ability of
women ami the voting power of men.
Tin- Amciican Sugar Kefini;:g Co..
or. the 21st. announced a reduction of
n-!0 cents a pound in all its reiincd
grades except .o. XXXX. The cat
wat- met by the refiners.
The anti-Dreyfus press of Paris is
resorting to all sorts of subterfuges to
counteract the effect of r---:i1 tiis
I closures in favor of Dreyfus, l a I a-
tri'" ,,:,s ihi' 'fTrotitcr.v to an-uiitc.
that 1-.!il'Iis!i iiaiKTS piiKI l.st eliiazy
25.000 frillies to declare himself 111
author of the broderenu.
Lb-ut. Alfred Drew. Twelfth infan
try. who was major of the Third T
voliiiitecrs during the war with : ,
instantly killed tin ring an a;
on 1n" '"i-i'b'o insurgents in tin
cinity of Aeg- les. Luzon, on
r-ported at Madrhl,
20th. that a ease of the ph:
develtiiietl at Figuero. I'nrlugal. ;-. e:
there was rumor of a death from ihe
disease Jit llareelona. It is feared that
the epidemic is spreading. Several
:jit:ii:iilie stations have been stab-lisl-etl
on the frontier.
Kl Ilcraldo. of Havana, nelilishes a
i,.tf,.r fo Mayor La Coste by ihe
editor and assistant editor, liicardo
Arnaiito and .Viiirustin Cervantes, of
the recently suppressed Kecor.vcnt ra
do. acknowledging that their c:mhiei
of that journal was criminal, ami ask
ing to be given an opportunity to re
Three of the jiewly-organizt d volun
teer regiments have been ordered to
San Francisco, where they will go -uto
camp at the Presidio to await trans
portation to Manila. The other regi
ments will follow them in rapid suc
cession. A head-on collision lx-tween two t-ol-lev
cars, occurred, on the 20th. on the
! Xorristown, Chestnut Hill & I!obnr-
ongh railway, in Plymouth townshin,
Morton county. Pa., a few miles north
of Philadelphia. Thirty persons vere
injured, three probably fatally.
L. Hart, of Missouri, arrived at Ard
more, I. T on the 20th, for the pur
pose of identifying the mai Spotwood.
confined in the United States jail, be
lieved to lie T. R. Freeman, who is un
der sentence of death in Bates county.
Mo. Upon entering the jail, Mr. Hart
i .mediately picked Freeman among
105 other prisoners.
Thomas Mayberry. who lived five
miles west of Norris City, in Hamilton
county. III., committed suicide by
hanging himself in his room. He was
about so years old. and had sr.fTered
from partial paralysis for the las two
A severe wind and rainstorm visited
Decorah, la., and vicinity, on the 2!it!i,
and did much damage in both city and
country. Trees were blown down or
uprooted, and numerous sheds ami
outbuildings blown over. A section of
Steyer's opera house roof was lifted
oil and deposited in the street half
block away, tearing down a number of
Maj. Poss, the head of the malarial
expedition sent out by the Liverpool
School of Tropical Diseases, cabled, on
the 21st, from Sierra Leone: Th
malarial mosquito has been found."
The oldest settler of Dubuque, la
Mrs. Hridget Hall, died, on the 21st.
aged 100 years and two months. She
had resided continuously in that city
for 62 years.
Gen. Hutterfield, chairman of the
D wey reception committee of Xew
York, was stricken with apahasia at
his summer home, Cold Springs, on
the Hudson, on the 20th. Apahasia !
is the loss of speech or interference
with speech, as a result of an affection j
of the brain.
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
Prof. Edward Charles Tickering. of
the Harvard observatory, is In Kings
ton, Jamaica, seeking a suitable loca
tion for the largest telescope iu the
world, which is In-ing constructed at
Cambridge especially for observing the
new planet which is due to pass very
close to the earth IS months hence.
He is favorably impressed with Ja
The Jamaican government has of
fered a contingent of :i(H native militia
for the support of the white troops or
dered from that island for service iu
the Transvaal. Wonderful enthusiasm
has been manifested in regard to the
enlistment for service in South Africa.
When volunteers were called for. an
entire regiment at once responded.
The Bio Janeiro Xoticia. in an offi
cial article, classes as baseits the
rumors of a projected alliance of South
American republics against their best
customer for co!Tcc, the I'nited States,
ami bitterly censures its circulation,
which, it says, is having a depressing
effect upon business.
A boiler in the sash, door and blind
factory of K. II. Wiekert !c Co., at Ap
pleton. Wis., exploded, on the 22d. kill
ing three men. and seriously injuring
12 others. All the other men in the
building were more or less hurl.
The International Fire Chiefs" asso
ciation met in Syracuse, N. V in
twenty-seventh annual convention on
the 22i. There were present 1".0 chiefs,
re present big cities in every pari of the
country am! Canada.
The Spanish steamer Alfonso Xill,
which sailed from Havana, for Spain,
on the 2Jd, had on hoard 4:;2 Span
iards, wli.i are being repatriated at the
expense of the Madrici government.
Four additional cases of bubonic
piaguc are reported from Oporto. The
streets of that city ar" now pal roiled
am! the town is completely isolated.
The statem-'iit of the condition of
ihe treasury issued on the 22d showed:
Available cash balance. :r2T.;..u ..ti.-lC;
gold reserve. t'i.l'.'(i.'ir(.
Several -as-s of yellow fever iiave oc
curred at Panama, the disease, it is
said, having been imported from
! Huiyajiiil. Keuador.
The Hawaiian government has given
consent to the impui tali. in oi nearly
IU.imiII laborers from Japan during ino
lit xt (piarier.
The steamer New York, sailing for
Europe, on the 2l;d, took oat -i.nl.OUU
ounces of silver.
CURRENT SEWS BOTES.
Marshall. Mc. has arranged for B
B t:ci ',: ir this full.
Two n.iueis were i.eeiileutal'y kuled
ti 'iii- ;;!. i a. Kas.
The D.tv.v -mmission has com- j
pi. cd iis work at t'-irant. I. T.
Tin- I'ana (111.) coal miners will re
sii.'.ie oo. raii. ns soon with union nen. '
J. S. ;':.Iiner. a fireman, feii be::ath a
wrccki .1 nvine at Quiuey, 111., and
w:.s sea Met! to ii i'th. i
Atty.-(-en. (icddnrd of Kansas i'c- :
fei.tls trusts, and derk're:: that he will .
ta.i proceed n'abist them. ,
A chish I t'iv.i- a a. lion and noii-un- i
ion !".in is at l.-'-ciiii ion. Mo., resulted .
in the injury of thr- e men.
A l"'.ter from a miner near the
Ynoui reservation states lhat the war
promises ki be of '. iul dur.it ion.
Tl e .-'an Felipi hot I. at Albuouerque, :
N. M.. 1h - !an est building of its kind i
iti the southwest, was burned Friday; i
If--". ?1."i.mi0. i
l.'obcrt Campbell and his cousin. Cor- '
nelius Camiihell. who went to his res- :
cue, both perished in a well at Kacx- ;
The Krnsns City Underwriters" as-
Fociation will be dissolved, in accord- !
anee with the state law. but the rates ;
will not be thereby disturbed. I
"Kid" McCoy was knocked out in less :
that half a round, Friday night, by !
Jack McCormick, a comparatively
unknown fighter, at Chicago.
Judge James Simpson addressed the (
ex-confederates at Bon ha in, Tex., vig-
oroasly defending secession a:ul the '.
contiuct of the south before th:; war. j
Lit ut. Ernest Welier of Battery A, j
St. Louis, will accept a commission i
as first lieutenant in one of the new !
regiments in course of formation by
crtler of the president. I
The gunboat Machias and other !
armed ships are guarding the Cuban
roast to see that the neutrality laws of ;
the Unittd States are not violated ly
San Domingo filibtistersi. j
Jack Harlon has been arrested and
placed in jail at Tusla, I. T., charged
with kilHn'r .Tamos Williams. Mrs. I
ib.rlnr. ran away with Williams, then j
her husband killed him.
Jiininez. leader of the Sun Dominicntl !
revolution, was arrested on board a i
sttaraer as he was leaving Cienfuego?, :
Cuba, for Dominican shores. Cubar3 ;
resent. American icterierence with
MISSOURI STA-TE NEWS;
Dr. Levi Macy, aged
BlulT. lie located in l.utler coutuv
about forty years ago, nnd wan one of
the leading physicians.
Mrs. Sarah Tracy, aged 72, at her
home near Odessa, after a long illness.
Mrs. J. W. Lewellcn, aged 60, and
Mrs. . E. Kippey, aged 25, at Lad
h. J. Adams, aged ee. at his home
southwest of Knonnoster. He was
born and reared on the farm on which t
Two of the oldest and most prom
inent citizens of Randolph county. S.
T. Oliver, aged 81, born in Fayette
county, Ky., and a resident of Ran
dolph county for 61 years, and Mrs. S.
B. Gassettc, aged 87, who was boru in
To (he People of Mlanonri.
Gov. Stephens has issued the follow- been in the Kotzebue sound region all public to-day by the gi ological snr
tng proclamation: j winter, has written very discouraging Tey. It shows that since 1:-i the total
To the people of Missouri: I am
! in receipt of a letter from Elihu Boot,
li,. ,,,,.1 n?.Un tn f
Missouri for generous contribution to
,- , . .V . i i a-
the relief of the stricken and suffering
'I am sure our citizens will not turn
a deaf car to this appeal, because on all
sides of us are abounding tokens of
Divine favor and blessing. Missouri
has largely shared in the bounties of
nature which have marked the year.
neither food nor drought has inter
fered to destroy the expectation of
abundant, harvests. Beneficiaries of a
Divine bounty, it is a duty and a priv
ilege to become benefactors to the
"Let cash contributions be sent di
rect to the National Bank of North
America. New York city. Food of all
kinds, especially rice and beans; cheap
cotton clothing for thousands who :ir;
naked, and medicine, especially qui
nine, are needed most pressingly. It
is estimated that l.l'OO tens of food will
be region cd weekly for months to
meet the demands. Supplies should be
rent to Col. F. P. Jones. Army build
ing, foot of Whitehall street. New
York city. Yery respeetfiillv.
- "I.ON Y. TKiMIENS,
"Governor of Missouri.''
A IUSnil .Vtnu'M Fury.
Andrew Corneiliis, a blind ma!-,
snulttd and fatally wounded Vii!i
Bti'k. the proprietor of a wairmi yard
in Springfield. Corclius Is a waniler
ing liantl orL'an gri:a'e', who travels
. about the country with a woman who
is aiso blind, lie has been allowed to
, fri fjiu nl Kotik's wagon yard.
He wt nt to the wagon yard and nsr
1 sailed Book with vile language beeeuse
of some fancied grievance. Kook paid
but little altt iition to Cornelius, hav
ing no thought of attack from a cre.it
ure apparently so much of an bubeeile.
His indiiren-nce fired the blind man
with rave, aod before Book couid coin
). i t bend w hat was happening. Corne
lius was upon him, plunging a coar.se
bladed pjcket-kaifi- into him with '.fil
ing effect. Look trietl to shake oil the
bliiiti man. but he was une:pi.il to t'ie
emergency. Faster anil more furious
came the knife thrusts. Bystanders
v ho might have stayed the m-irdi r.ms
h; nil were too disconcerted for pron.pt
anil effective action. The doctors hay
Buck can not live.
lii.-tl of iirler.
Grief over the death of her husband,
which occurred last December, finally
resulted in the death of Mrs. '.. S.
: Welier, aged SI, at her home in Macon.
Her husband. Kev. '.. S. Welier, was
one of the oldest Methodists iu the
state, ami was known among the de
nomination as "The Father of Mis
IliM Brother Yn Fireman.
Frank IVnnock. a bridge carpenter
of Louisiana, a few miles east of that
city, was killed by a freight train. Ibj
was endeavoring to get on the train,
and fell under liie wheels. His broth
er was fireman on the train that rati
Te rtmnrn ry Injunctions.
Circuit Judge Withrow. at St. Louis,
granted temporary injunctions re
straining the police commissioners
from reerj-i.i.izing under the new law,
ami against the electio-i commissioner.-!
carrying out the provision of the Nes
St. Louis Police QnoMtinn.
The supreme court issued a writ dis
solving the injunction ::gabist the St.
Louis police board, and rest reining the
circuit court from ir.t !-;-'ii::;: with the
oiganiaiion of the new tl; -art meat.
Killed ly n Vlclonn Hull.
James Meiiiitin. aged 71. a prom
inent stoeki.ian of Gentry county. a;ul
father of J. M. Melli-.iim. the Texas j
cattle kiiiL'. was killed on his farm
by a vicious bull.
Took Ihe (location to Court. '
Mrs. Matilda Holstein was lined in :
St. Louis for slapping her husband' i
face because he asked her what she J
knew of 52 he missed from his pocket. !
.tn Aerd Minister Tailed.
Lev. Jacob Lir.dicy, of Cane Hill,
Cidar county, died recently. He was j
SO. i;ntl had uccn an active minister iu
the Christian church lor 00 years.
Clinitt nt !Iar Hollow.
The alleged apprnrance of a ghost in
nog hollow, near Creve Cceur lake. St.
Louis county, has caused consterna
tion among the negroes.
KIMctl hy n Customer.
In .St. Louis Patrick Suflics,
dealer, was shot and killed by
turner. Xiek Wl-.ite, in
an unpaid ice biil.
1 fiu-irel over
Oune end (lancooailf riotla:ion.
The eleventh annual rcnuioii of the
0s!:ge n;id Gasconade battalinas. G. A,
i K., was hlc! at Iberia, Milh r t-ouaty, a
1 few day- ::g.-
Of Those Who Went to Seek the
Yellow Treasure Many Will
. CHILLY GRAVES IN THE FROZEN NORTH,
! A Mat of Miner Who Entered the
Kotsetane SobbA negtoav ond Met
Death From 'Disease -Accident or
Tlolenc'e.'Maay t)tnera Who Are
Not Named. ...
j Santa Barbara,. Cal., Aug. 22. Ex
; Supervisor V. Alston Hyne, who, with
t ti nrtv nf Snntn Tttirbrn. neonle. hast
-J g 1
news home. His letter, dated July 21,
on the Arctic circle. 500 miles inland
Ironi ivatzebue sound, gives tne lot-
, mh,r, t entered
region and perished there:
j A Unnont Lilt.
i , ,
J. L. Onderdnnk. Portland, Ore.
'e( at Spring Gulch from overwork. -
j E. C. Mead, Sumner, Wash. ,
j Jesse Lue, Blaek-Icg.
Charles A. Leonard, Cleveland, O., j
Stony Camp; heart failure. I
j gabin Harris, Oakland, Cal., Keilly j
; T. T. Trussler, an Francisco, Nug- i
get Creek; dropsy. j
1 F. Snvdcr. Seattle. Bced river; sni- '
oal meningitis. i inP to ,h" business tlepression. of over
C. K. Hay, Lawrence, Kas., Ambler ?l21.0oo.ooo. From "or, to ;)? h i.i
City; scurvy. i crease was nlxuit .S,o;i0.O(l. aioiut 1.3
i H. Gross, Kansas City, Ambler City; j I"'r ". while from "9T fi.'JS ihe in
i C. E. Miller, Iowa, Miller's Tass;
i A. C. Breed, Buffalo, X. Y Pick Bi
i J. J. Murrat, Los Angeles, Kogo
, luktak river; scurvy.
I M. Nelson, Hammond, Ind., Mono
look river; black-leg.
J. Bcrehey, Lcdome, Wash., Kobuk
J. Chramicr, Healdsburg, CaL
j Kotzebue camp.
I X. I. Brown, Kansas, Monolook riv
' er; black-leg.
Capt. C. Smith, Elakclcy, Wash., Sala-
wik river; scurvy.
Bobert Becker, San Francisco, l'icl:
F. Kuddcr, Buy City, Mich., Salawik
river; scurvy. ;
F. Johnson, Elakeley, Wash., Sala- ;
wik river: scurvy.
D. McCall, Yelit, Wis., Salawik riv-!
er; scurvy. ;
J. Messing, San Jose, Cal., steamci ;
Agnes Boyd; heart failure.
Pickering brothers, Princeton, Ky. '
Salawik river; murdered.
W. L. Simpson, McDcrniot, Xev,
Monolook river; scurvy.
George McCoy, Montana, Xoatak
river; missing. j
C. Benjaminson, Grand Harbor, X,
P., Beed river; scurvy.
Charles Deadriek, Sprarlield, S. DM
Salawik river; missing.
rraiiK itoinnson, l tali, -Xoatak river;
Joe Stern, Butte, Mont., Xoatak riv
er. Mr. Treisite, California, Xoatak riv
er. S. H. Dobins, South America, Xoa
tak river: scurvy.
A. M. Fairbill, Texas, Hothani Inlet
Mr. Martin, Santa Bosa, Cal., Xoatak
ri7?r; missing. j antimony, 1.120 short tons, value ?s-,.
F. Howard. Fall Biver, Mass., Ho- ; 050. 50 per cent, being th rived from
tham inlet; drowned. i imported ores; manganes". ! 5.957
J. Howard, Fall Biver, Mass., Ho-1 long tons, value, $129.15: nickel, l.t.
tham inlet; drowned. ! 411 pounds. Fuels Coal, combined
Wilmoth, Fall Biver, Mass., Mo- I product of anthracite and hi'umiuous.
thani inlet; drowned. 19(i.405,95.'l long tons, equivalent to
John Morris, London, England, , 219.974,067 short tons, a M; per cent,
Escholtz lay; accidentally shot. . increase. Of the total. 1 s.742.7!
Peter Xelson, Fair Haven, Wash., ' long tons, were bituminous: coke, lt"..
ISalawik river; scurvy. '047,209 hort tons; crude p- . ..r:-um.
Mr. lienz. Bay City, Mich., Kogoluk- 55.::54.2n.T bareW: natural ;.- ;s. .a.lue,
tuk river; scurvy. $14,750,000; stone, $::(i.r,,)7.-.'!i-; ; -, value;
L. J. Bcrnuardt, Seattle, Wash, clays. Sln.ono. ooo vabie; Iot-::;,:ui .,..
Escholiz bay; drowned. meat. S.C92.2-4 barrels: nitrira! ni-ft
Martino Borally, Italian, Italy, Ho-
tham inlet; scruvy.
S. F. Midler, San Francisco, Kotze
bue camp: drowned.
Many Otbrrn Not Xamed.
Tills list does not include 3C who
vver- drowned when the Jane Gray
was lost. Xeither docs it include the
last reported deaths from drowning
of the men who left Hotham inlet foi
The two Pickering brothers are said
to have been shot by Indians, whom
ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE.
fortj-Klahth Meetlne of the Amerl- -en
Annoclntion for the Ad- I
vanpt-nient of Science.
Columbus, O., Aug. 22. The forty,
eighth meeting of the American Asso-.
rintinn fir 1 1 .ilvnni-piniint nf '
ence opened in Townsend hall. Yicc-
president, Trof. Thomas Wilson, of !
the Smithsonian institution, delivered :
his annual address, in which he re- j
viewed the first practical scientific in-
111 Tir-ull it'tllT. n , I, wn.
i , , . t. ,.
pology, which began in Denmark ia
the early part of the present century, j
First Natlonttl Convention.
Chicago, Aug. 22. The first nation- '
: convention or the oung People't trict attorney against J. I). Maben,
; Christian Temperance union is called president, ami B. G. Penniston, cash
; to meet here September 27 and 2S. This i1" ot the defunct Miners" bank, charg
' claims to be the first "temperance or- J 'nT. uan, wrecking and accepting de-
ganization to systematically unite the ,
n l.i 1 i 1 tt nf .. .in...-. -1 ,1 1. . 7 . 1
j .".ii unu mc iuuhk uunti
ol-anizntion of the work !
into a national movement will be ef- j 'T"s''. Aug. 1 wo" col-
fected on Frances Wi!lard"s birthday, i orcd nien of sPrir-ffiic-Ul, ai!egd to be
in honor of her interest in and ap- : be,ves- were yesterday siiot duud in
preciattkm of vonng people and their i Kgy by Lrbana oflicers. The inci
efforts. Bates of fare and a third hav del,t. prew 0,lt of '-"'t'nuous th.dvcrj
boen granted by nearly all rosdg. I at Lrbana- xcBcment is intense.
MirrMil Production of the United
States Nearly Doubles in
lr.j i l.ii ;i.
i THE YEAR 1898 WAS A RECORD BREAKER
j 11 the Metal Eirrpt Mrkrl Miott
Larce Gala in the rt -liaiarea
Ofllelal tlcim of the Produc
tion aad Value of All of Mar Mia
eral Beaourees. ,
Washington, Aug. 2:5. Th-- official
report on the mineral production of
I v. I -: ...i ..... f - icnc ....... ......J..
. lie- V. Ill 1111 i ' I 1 1 .1 I II I 1 ' 11111,1c
value of the mineral nroduction of the
Cited States has increased fro;.iV:!09,-
:ij,fM)0 to $G97so.0(i2 in Wis, marly 90
from this record of 19 yars is at .he
rate of $18,000,000 annually, but -.iiirmg-the
five years, since 1--03. the rate of
increase has been nearly $25,oi),.M'0 an
nually. While the normal rate of in
crease may lie somewhere between
these figures the totals are marked by
great irergnlarities. From 1S94 to 1SJ.
the increase was nearly $ I'in.oi 10,00";,
and in the following year the increase
was a little over $1.0oo.nno. wiiil.- from
JS92 to 1S4 there was a derrcast " mv-
crease was .iii.:iii.j.n. i r.e IS'JS pual
product was the largest in history, ex
ceeding that of 1Mi2. which held the
! record prior to 19S. by ,;..;,, !
! ''OO.OOO. This is due to a cene;
crease all along the lin:- of mineral
products, all of the most important
of these showing larger increases, anil
almost every one showing sonn- gain.
The value of all metallic products in
1'9S. was $:: 14.09 .i::o. ns compared
with $3ir.19S..V2 in 1.I7. -i g;,:n of 41..
7."2S. All the metals, exc-pf nickel,
made large gains, ee-ppcr. h ml. inc.
aluminum and -mtimonv reiehim;
their maximum in both pr.iilu
value, but woule the :nii )u:i; of pij;
iron produced in v.s w;ls greater-than
ir any other year, vet th:.- value of this
product was considerably less ihan
190 or 1sj2. though it inert -d
4::4.701 over Is'.lT, this li:ig more tl-an
cue-half the total inert-::.-" in ;! :.;e
tallic products from 1- 97 to i -'.s. The
i-on-mctallie product.--, increase-.! from
S:;2T.710.9Gfi in 197 to ?.:..'.. T-:-.-;2. a
gain of $25.07:i.90ii. The hirge-t t-'iii-trilmtor
to this gain was lib ominous
coal, which increased l;en '.7,.
'.'24 in 197 to $l.:2.."ss.:;i ; in ;-;. 3
gain of Jl.'!.0i9.09. The valu -of anthra
cite, however, fcil oif nearly ;,i):M.-
emi. i ne oilier prouucis siiowirg ini-
pcrt:.nt gains were sttun-. p-t i-ol'-um.
! natural gas and mineral writers.
! The official figures of production
j and value of the principal products
follow: Iron and steel--pig
tt?.,'J'H long tons; Bessemer steel in
gots, fi.l'09.017 tons; open l: arth steel,
2.2"0.290 long tons: iron ores. :'.;,27s,-;-C9
long tons, valued at .r.".'JI2..t42;
gold, value. ?f)4,4t'.:;.M;o, an increase in
product; silver, 54.4:!S.no() ounces, coin
ing value. $70,3St.l!.-., or -ommei-eial
value, $17,345.17.".; zinc. !1."..:::9 short
tons, value, $17.:iS5.91i; ipiicksilver,
31.(i92 flasks, value, 1.7 HI.IMIO; meiailic
cement. s7i"..-!24 barrels; ron.n.liiii an. I
Miit-ry. '.i .0ii4 value:
tons; phosphate rock.
tons. 2.r.71.202 value: gvpsi
t?.S short tons, value $755.2-0: s;:!r. i7.
r,12.i;.'!4 barrels of 2M pounds. $r..21-.-."54;
borax. 16.000.000 pounds. "l.f-.'O.-(100:
pyrite. 19P...";4 long tons; pre
cious stones. $li0.920 in val-e-: r.snha'
tum. 7G.:!::7 short tons, $',75.f ;.): lime
stone for iron flux, 5.275.-'9 tons,
worth $2.('.:.(!i:0; mineral waters. 2-!,-S5P..4V
gallons sold, worth 5-..j51,S.':3.
PUGET SOUND SALMON PACK.
If Present Conditions C'outii:u Tlaia
Senun' Sainton Park H ill
Tccoma, Wash.. Aug. '.
of stH-keye valiiion on lower J'ttgc-t
sound is so phenomenal as to make it
most certain that the Put, t sound
Kalu,on l"'ck ,be ,i,rf-"- t':,0""h to
t";Pt,'.'saf f'r the- shortage in the
" "T , t"l,,n,l,ia rin'rs"
it i uc tun ui iituiiuacKs ;ini: snver
sides. which should commence soon,
equals the Kockeye run now closing.
irtwui kji i-aijiutjii oacivin- win lie
Rur . 1 " uc
" ' se "
hnrjced With Haak IVreekinK.
I Creede. Col.. Ann-. 9:: VVvi,n.
were sworn out vestrr.lav by the dis-
P05"15" wnen tne oanK was insolvent.
... m. .
Thieve. KllleU hy officer