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BOCK ISLAHD, tt.t. THUBSDAT, OCTOBER 1. 1638.
FBICE THREE CZ3T8
Nairow Escape for Promi
IOWA'S SEMI - CENTENNIAL.
Vice President Stevenson and
Others in the Accident.
Exciting Incident in Connec
tion With the Day.
Hurlington, Iowa, Oct. 1. la
honor of the simi-centennial ot Iowa's
acmiasion to statehood, 20,000 people
gathered here today to inangvrate an
8-days' celebration. Thia was gover
nor's day honored by the presence ot
Gov. Drake and staff. Vice Presi
dent Stevenson was also a distin
guished guest. There was a grand
street parade and afterward ad
dresses were made by Gov. Drake,
jMuyor Maumann and others. Du?
ing the parade at noon the reviewing
stand containing Vice President
Stevenson, Gov. Drake and staff and
many prominent people, collapsed,
throwing all to the ground and in
juring 30. Vice President Stevenson
and Gov. Drake escaped with slight
bruises. Maj. Wyman, ot Ottum
wa, was dangerously injured; Coun
ty Treasurer Barris. ot Burlington,
had his leg broken; F. L. Poor, city
clerk, ot Burlington; J. D. Rowen, of
the governor's staff; ex-Go v. Sher
man, of Vinton, Iowa; Rev. Dr. Fel
lows, 'Of Iowa City, .and the daughter
of Gov. Drake, were all painfully
bruised. Many others received cuts
and scratches. The greatest ex
citement prevailed for a time, but
cool heads prevented a stampede.
Brynn In th. Sooth.
Clarksburg, W. Va., Oct. 1 Bryan
left Grafton at 8:30 this morning.
He arrived here at 9:30 and made
two speeches, one from the hotel bal
cony and the other at the fair
Ia Ksntock Style.
Middlesboro, Ky., Oct 1. Thomas
Newkirk and Henry Ashcroft, suitors
for the hand of Mary Dean, fought a
duel last night with Wincesters in
Shelby county. Both were killed.
Joint Democratic Convention.
St. Louis, Oct. 1. The consolda
tion of the National Association of
Democratic clubs and Associaton of
National Silver clubs was perfected
and will hold a joint national con
vention here Saturday.
Ho Fonco nt Leadvlll..
Leadville, Oct. 1. All possibili
ties of ending the strike by amicable
means are disappointed for a time at
least. The miner's nnion last even
ing voted to continue the fight indef
initely. Ireland Pay Too Mncu lax.
London, Oct. 1. Thesubstnticenml sum
totnl of the report ot the royal commission
au the financial relations of Great Hritnin
and Ireland Is that the identiry of rates of
taxation does not necessarily involve
eqcmlitv of power to bear the burden, and
that while the actual tax revenue of Ire
land is altout one-eleventh of that f Great
Britain tho relative taxabl cap.ieity o!
Ireland is very much smaller, not exceed
Confer? ii - field with the Mob.
Amite City. Ia.. Oct. 1. A commit
tee appointed by the mob at Independ
ence come here Tuesday and had a
talk with the parish officials. The of
ficials stated that Johnson, the mur
derer of the Cotton family, would be
tried at an early day at Amite City.
Thia statement apparently aatistW the
mob leaders and the armed cltisens on
horseback were ordered to disperse and
the militia has disbanded.
Minneapolis Takes tho Fifth tiaraa.
MinneannliiL Oct. 1. In the name be
tween the India-napolis and Minneapolis
Western League clubs the fifth In tho
Detroit Free Press series MiuneapolU
won I to 0. The Millers want but one
more game to win the cup.
The Swedes are punctiliously honest
and truthful. When asking for places at
a theater, for instance, the ticket clerk
never fails to inform the applicant if.
owing to the crowded state of the house.
a better position would be secured with
a cheaper ticket than the one asked for.
Attain, w hen parcels are taken ont by
steamers from Stockholm to country
places iu the neighborhood, they are
just thrown on to the qnav, where they
frequently remain half the day without
being claimed. It never seems to occur
- to any one that they could be posibly
taken by any one but their rightful
On a canal trip of any length a little
book lies in the saloon of the itcamcr in
which each passenger keeps Lis own ac
count of the number of meals and
drinks that he has taken during the
Great tales prove the merit of
Hood's Sartaparilla. and great merit
enables it to accomplish wonderful
HAD TO GUARD CHAMBERLAIN.
Not Safe for a Prominent Brltlahe to Tiait
the raited State.
Palem, Mass., Oct. 1. The Salem
News publishes a story with reference
to the visit of Rt. Hon. Joseph Cham
berlain, secretary of the colonies of
Great Britain, which has created a
sensation. It is said that Chamber
lain's visit to this country was large
ly due to the discovery by the Scot
land Yard detectives of the dynamite
plot in which Tynan, Ivory and oth
ers are alleged to be Implicated. The
announcement by the police of their
discovery was made after Secretary
Chamberlain left England. The news
states that a few days after Secretary
Chamberlain arrived at Dan vers two
detectives began duty at the home
of Mrs. Kndicott, Secretary Chamber
lain's mother-in-law, guarding the
premises night and day and accom
panying Chamberlain wherever he
It was said that this was the re
sult of the discovery that a man had
lieen seen prowling about the house at
night, but one of the members of the
Kndicott family in conversation with
a reporter said that the detectives em
ployed to watch the mansion were men
supplied by the t'nited States secret
service department, and were sent to
Danvers on Information received at the
headquarters in Washington.
' MRS. HINES FA RECOVER.
Thinks Her Hmbanil. However, Justified
In His "Gun Play."
Sandwich, Ills.. Oct. 1. Physicians
think Mrs. Hines, who was shot by
her husband at the house of Perry Fer
guson, will recover. Hines was held
on a charge of murder to await the
action of the October grand jury at
Yorkville. Public sentiment In the af
fair is entirely with Hines.
After belnty shot Mrs. Hines begged
to be permitted to see her children.
Her husband assisted her to stanch
the flow of blood from the wound in
her breast, and unaided she walked
a mile to her home. Afterward, fear
ing she was going to die, she made
a statement to the coroner, saying
her husband's provocation was suffi
cient to warrant him in killing Ferguson
At the inquest held before Coroner
Iord on the Iwdy of Ferguson. Hines
testified that he shadowed his wife in
company with Ferguson to Ferguson's
house, two miles in the country. After
waiting until the light In the house
disappeared he reconoitered, and
finding the back door unfastentJ en
tered. On searching the House he discovered
Ferguson In his room. Hines asked
him: "Where is my wife?" Ferguson
answered: "She is not here." Hines
immediately fired. Ferguson fell over
on his face, saying. "Good-bye, Pete,"
TRorBLK OX THE GREAT LAKES,
Wild Wind Kick. l p a Bis Sen and One
Hnat Goes Una,
Chicago, Oct. 1. The storm of Tues
day night and yesterday kicked up a
terrific sea on the great lakes, but up
to this writing but four lives are re
ported lost those by the foundering of
the barge Sumatra, loaded with rail
way iron, which went down like a shot
ofT the government pier at Milwaukee.
She had keen constantly leaking and
the crew had hard work to keep her
from sinking all nleht. OfT Milwaukee
she pot in the trough of the sea and her
hatches were wqhed off. She whistled
for help and the lug Simpson was sent
Before the tug eould get alonside the
Sumatra went down, carrying to
death Arthur Burnsted. Charles Hom
mer, Patrick Peterson and Peter Ander
son all of West Bay City. Mich. The
life saving crew had the hardest and
most perilous kind of work to save the
remainder of the crew.
At Chicago a schooner broke from
her moorings in the harbor and did a
good deal of damage to a dozen or so
yachts by being driven in among them
and into collision with them.
Great Damige Done at Syrarnte.
Syracuse. N. T.. Oct. 1. The sever
est gale ever known in tftis city raged
between the hours of 3:20 and 5:30
yesterday morning. Thousands of col
lars' worth of damage was done. No
lives are reported lost. The telephone.
telegraph, street railway and fire sys
tems were demolished. Trees were up
rooted, houses were unrooted, chimneys
were blown over and chsos prevailed
for a time. The big fand stand at
Kirk Driving park was completely de
The AwaMln Abroad la Michigan.
Iron Mountain. Oct. 1. A mysterious
attempt was made to murder Douglas
Dawson, secretary of tho McKinley and
Hohnrt club. Members in returning from
a torchlight parade found his unconscious
form. He had been stabbed near the heart.
but a spectacle case defeated the knife and
It only made a tlight wound. Dawson
says he was staulicd and kicked by a
stranger who had been shadowing him for
Tnrk'a Oae-SMeel Exeeattoa ot Law.
Constantinople, Oct. L The extra
ordinary tribunal has convicted the
first Mussulmans for the murder of
Armenians and sentenced them to fif
teen years imprisonment. At the
same time, however, a long list of
Armenians suspected of being impli
cated in the outbreak were condemned
Dragged to Death While Plowing.
Bockford. Ills., Oct. 1. White plowing
en his father's farm nir Salem, Carroll
rounty, Henry Merboth. Jr., was instantly
killed by his horses. He had completed
work on the field, and in turning the
horses became frightened and ran awar,
dragging yonng Merboth a quarter of a
mile and badly mangling the body.
Eloped with nn Athlete.
Kenosha, Wis.. Oct. 1. A sensation ot
the Drat order was created here yesterday
when it was learned that Miss Florence
Ciaon. a voang lady who is wealthy and
of high social standing, and William, a
yoang man of athletic proclivities Known
as -$pot" Cantwell, had eloped, and do-
parted lot regions nnxnowa.
Arrange to Make a Pilgrimage to
the Canton Mecca.
INDUSTRIES TO BE REPRESENTED.
Few Politicians To Be of tho Party and
Oratory To Be Scarce Journey of the
Generals Colorado Republicans Con
clude to Stand by the National Ticket
Bryan's Tour In West Virginia Speaks at
Historic Harper's Ferry.
San Francisco, Oct. 1. California is
not to be left cut of the procession of
states sending delegates to Canton to
participate in the demonstrations on
the McKinley lawn. Some time be
tween now and Oct. 12 not less than
100 Californians. and probably twice
that number, will pay their respects to
the Republican leader at his home. This-
was decided upon at a meeting in the
rooms of the Union League club, at the
Palace hotel, when the state from
Ukiah to Kedlands was represented.
The Republican excursion from Cali
fornia is to represent ail the industries
and interests of the Golden State, not
excluding the Nicaragua canal.
Little Oratory and few Politicians.
Each association of producers and
each organized business interest Is to
appoint one or more delegates. The
raisin growers of Fresno, the vineyard
ists. the wih1 growers, the shipbuilders,
the lumbermen, the prune growers, the
raisers of sugar beets, the Insurance
men, .the miners all are to be repre
sented. There will be little oratory and
few politicians as such. The idea Is to
have a few business talks by business
men and to let Major McKinley do the
speech-making. There will be a special
train and fast time is to 1 made
almut three and a half days from here
to Canton. The excursion party will
pro by one route and return by another.
The excursion party will go by one
route and return by another.
Rain Still Falling at Canton.
Canton. O., Oct. 1. The rain which
set in during the reception of the last
delegation Saturday and with slight in
terruption has continued ever since
showed no signs of abatement yester
day mominff. The first delegation to
see Major McKinleyrrived in a spe
cial of nine coaches at 8 o'clock, with
rain iouring down in torrents. The
party was taken to the Tabernacle,
where, shortly after 9 o'clock. Major
McKinley went to receive the greetings
delivered by W. K. Gray, chairman of
the Center county. Pa., Republican
central committee. The party organ
ized at Hellefonte and represented the
first Pennsylvania county to instruct
delegates for McKinley.
ItEPI BLICANS OF COLORADO
negrrt the Action nt St. LonU, bnt Will
Continue to Support the Party.
Colorado Springs, Oct. 1. Seven hun
dred delegates were in attendance when
Chairman Hodges called the Repub
lican state convention to order. The
convention was harmonious and the
ticket was nominated throughout by
a unanimous vote. The report of the
committee on resolutions, which was
unanimously adopted, after declaring
for a judicious restriction of immigra
tion and the passage of a law authoris
ing the creation or a state board of
arbitration to settle strikes end labor
questions, says that while Colorado
people retrardless of party are tor inde
pendent free coinage of silver, and the
Republicans regret the action of the
national convention on that issue, yet
they will consider the financial plank
of the St. Louis platform a pledge for
honest effort to secure International bi
metallism. The rest of the St. Louis
platform is indorsed emphatically.
TOl R OF THE VETERAN GENERAL8.
Greeted by 10,000 Teople at Two Meeting
Omaha. Oct. 1. Citizens of Omaha to
the number of lO.On) paid their respects to
tho Union veteran generals last night, and
the number was limited only by the ca
pacity of the buildings where the speeches
were made. Karly it became apparent
that Boyd's Opera House could not. ac
commodate all those who desired to hear
the speeches and Karlnugh hall was used
for an overflow meeting, and the veterans
spoke at both places in order that nono
should be disappointed.
The stage in both halls was occupied by
the prominent men of Omaha and tho
state to the number of over 100, the recep
tion being under G. A. R. auspices. A
parade of veteran re eived the veterans
at the depot and escorted them to the
hotel and later to the halls. An immense
throng of citizens greeted the special train
and the streets were lined with people
eager to uo Honor to the distinguished
guests of Nebraska. Generals Howard.
Sigel. Sickles and Alger .Corporal Tanner
a id .Messrs. rtewart and Burst spoke.
The remarks of the veterans were con
fined to the political situation largely, all
explaining wny mey would sunnort Mc
Kinley and his policy rnth-.-r than that .f
Bryan and his party. The remarks were
enthusiastically greeted. Corporal Tanmr
received an unusual demonstration when
he touched on a local p iper for comment
ing slurringly on the tour of the veterans.
BRTAX IX WEST VIROIXIA.
Speaks at Harper's Ferry, Martiasbnrg
nan uiner I'laeea,
Martinsburg. Oct. L The first stop
of the Bryan train yesterday was at
Washington Jjnction. and a few peo
ple shook the hand of the candidate.
The train was an hour behind the
scheduled time when it pulled out of the
tunnel and Harper's Ferry burst into
view. The town made historic by John
Brown was gaudily decorated with flags
and bunting. A great banner bearing
the picture of the Democratic nominees
was suspended over a platform built
from the side of a hill, and from which
Bryan spoke to the people gathered la
the natural amphitheatre below.
Martinsburg is the home of Senator
Faulkner, and there Bryan spoke to
an enthusiastic crowd of West Virgin
ians. It was a typical southern greet
ing, the reception at Martinsburg.
Here again the cavalcade of southern
horsemen lined up. each rider trying
to out-yell hkv &eig.npor, aji when .the
line of march of the procession was
formed they galloped madly by emit
ting the boisterous "rebel yell." .Sen
ator Faulkner introduced Bryan to an
audience which had assembled on a
vacant lot, at one end of which a
platform gay with flags and bunting
had been erected. The crowd was en
thusiastic and cheered the candidate
from the beginning of his speech until
the last sentem-c.,
Bryan also spoke at Hancock, Md.;
Cumberland, Keyser and Grafton. At
Harper's Ferry there was a tragedy.
An old man wanted to see the candi
date and was helped up on the shoul
ders of se veral men and while there
died of heart disease.
Has a New Version of the Phrase.
Colorado Springs, Oct. 1. Thomas R.
Hoffmeyer, a young attorney of Iajun
ta, was nominated for congress yester
day by the Iiep -blican convention in
the Second congressional district. He
made a brief speech, concluding as fol
lows: "The crown of cactus cannot be
pressed upon the brow of labor, nor can
you crucify mankind upon a cross ot
Gold Democrats in South Dakota.
Yankton. Oct. 1. The gold Democrats
are going to put up electors in this state.
A petition Is brfng circnlatea now certiiy
imt to the nomination of a full ticket of
electors upon the Indianapolis platform.
WEDS AN ALLEGED THUG.
Florence Gordon Married to tho Notorious
Chicago, Oct. L Cupid Invaded the
criminal court building yesterday
morning. Upon the stroke ot 10 o'clock
James Thompson. alias "Jesse"
Thames, the notorious "long man,"
and Miss Florence Gordon, of Detroit,
were quietly married in the private
chambers t.f Judge Hutchinson. His
honor performed the ceremony. Re
sides the judge and the contracting
parties there were but two persons
present. Jailer John Whitman and At
torney John llerron who will defend
the alleged "hold-up" robber. The
groom is a member of the gang of des
peradoes which was located in Detroit
last spring and brought here. Thomp
son, however, was not arrested until a
later date, when he was found in a
summer garden in this city.
He has three Indictments pending
against him for robbery, there being
several counts on each. The bride
caine to the city seveial weeks ago.
She is a girl of apparent education
and claims to be of good family, and
was at one- time on the vaudeville
stage. Owing to her delicate condition
she wished to marry the Imprisoned
man, but objected to a jail wedding.
Monday afternoon Miss Gordon visited
Jailer Whitman and asked him if he
would condui t the Indicted man to a
judge's chamber providing the judicial
consent could be obtained. Owing to the
circumstances tin jailer gave his con
sent. At a few minutes before 10
o'clock the lawyer visited the jail and
told Whitman that the judge had con
sented to the marriage and was await
ing the prisoner.
Miss Gordon wore a red plaid slk
waist ar.d a gray street skirt, while a
white veil fell over her face. The groom
was fashionably attired in a well fitted
black cutaway suit. He was clean
shaven and wore a modest black neck
tie. Patent leathers encased his feet,
and all in all the man, before whose re
volver a scire of merchants have been
said to tremb!. looked like the typical
Rroom. Mr. Whitman was the liest
man. The judpe pronounced the cere
mony in a few short words. When he
had said, "i pronounce you man and
wife," Thompson 'gave the bride a
hearty kiss. Congratulations followed.
Judge Hutchinson shook hands with
the couple. "I wish you much happi
ness," he said to the newly-made wife.
Canadian Paclile Strike Unchanged.
Minneapolis, Oct 1. special to The
Journal from Winnipeg snys that tho
strike on the Canadian Pnciflc railway re
mains unchanged. Only main line pas
senger trains are moving, though two
freights got ont yesterday. The company
is receiving no perishable freight and a
fruit and meat famine is imminent. The
grain rush should tie on r.nd dealers are
kicking. It is reported that all wires east
of Winnipeg are down.
Some More of Oar Product.
Rnssellville. k'r !,. i . r i. -,.:n
Logan county, Harry Allison, 14-yvw-old
boy, stabbed and killed BUI Draper at a
political me ting nt which Representative
Ti.u.r.uuirrspUO, i0 Dor hurra hod
for Huntorand Draper struck him, where
upon the boy drew a knife aud killed blf
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