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BOCK ISIiAND. Hil.. WEDNESDAY, MAY 1. 1901.
PBICE THREE CENTS.
The Nearer Cornier Gets' to
Home th More He
TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR
Omaha, Miy 1. Minister Conger
ani party arrived this morning en-
roate home. The party was made up
of relatives from Dos Moines and a
reception committee. When ques
tioned in regard to the governorship,
' Conger siid: Ifthe nomination for
governor is offered me I shall prob
ably ascept it. After consultation
with my friends in Des Moines I may
be willing to strengthen the state
ment. I have already made, or may
change it altogether. Until I have
had aa opportunity to advise with
my friends I can say nothing furth
Banqueted at th BlofT.
Crossing the river to Council Bluff,
Conger was met with a parade of vet
eran soldiers. This afternoon he was
given a banquet.
MAY BE STARTING
OF A GREAT STRIKE
Buffalo, May 1. Between Ove
hundred and eight hundred machin
ists in the city and trie connty
struck today to secure a 9-hour
day without a decrease in pay. It is
understood the local movement is the
forerunner of a strike that may ex
tend all over the United States, Canada
and Mexico. May 20.
Youngstown, Ohio, May 1. All the
journeymen plumbers in the city
went on a strike this morning be
cause the master pi amber a refused to
concede the demand that work cow
done by apprentices shall be per
formed by journeymen The jour
neymen plasterers this morning in
augurated a general strike for eight
hours a day.
New York, May 1. Four hundred
bricklayers and masons at Elizabeth,
N. J. and 750 bricklayers, plasterers,
stone masons and hed carriers at
Yonkers, N. Y., went on a strike to
day for an increase in wages.
Grand Rapids. Mich.. May 1. The
union plumbers in all but nine out of
22 shops went on a strike today to en
force the new wage scale.
Columbus, May 1 Nearly six hun
dred carpenters refused to work this
morning, pending the signing of the
wage scile for the coming ye.tr.
Waterbury, Conn., May 1 Two
hundred carpenters and joiners went
on a strike todty to enforce demands
Emigrant Gap, Cal., May 1 In the
darkness of smoke in the snow sheds a
Raymond excursion train ran into tbe
rear end of limited train No. 2 at Yuba
Pass, four miles . east of here, last
night. Tbe private car of D. O
Mills, on tne rear or trie named, was
baa ly aamagea. r ire man j iines
Saunders was instantly killed. Several
passengers were slightly iojared. D
O. Mills and granddaughter and
Whitelaw Reid and wife were all more
or less bruised and scratched.
DEATH OF TWO
West Bay City. Mich., May 1.
Congressman Rosseau h. Crump died
at his home here today of heart fail
Detroit. May 1. William II Elliott,
of Michigan, member of the republi
can national committee, diel at Lis
residence here today after a brief
DEPART3 FOR HOME
New York. May 1. Tbe member
01 tbe tUDtta constitutional conven
tion sailed for Havana todav.
Washington May 1. The war de
pirtment received a cablegram from
Mac Arthur saving: Q lentia Sales
surrendered at Iloiio on the 2ls. All
organized opposition in that island is
Pittsburg, My 1. 'J be body of
Nicholas Barrie, a painter and con
tractor 28 years old, was funJ in his
room this morning with his throat
cut from his left ear to hi chin HU
face was badly battered. There is no
clue to the identity of the murderer
Conditions on Wt)leli Troops Will Be Sent
to Cuba Chban Aspiration.
New lork.Mal 4. The Cubau dele
gates visited f.eleral Brooke at Gov
ernor'a island, aim were muck pleased
with their entertaiVnient. When asked
for a statement Aeneral rortuoudon
said: "A great sMinblins-bloc-k has
been removed. VTliat is all I care to
"What stuniblin-block do yon mean
senor? wan askt-d.
"Section 3 of th Piatt amendment
was the answer. "The Cubans have
aiiam ui . uiir frillies. i ney iea
wnat some can iinivrlalisni. Now in
section .'. I think, or. the Piatt amend
ment. it is provided ,t uat the United
states may seno troops Into Cub
whenever, in the opinion of Washing
ton. such actum Is necessary. This
provision awakened widespread sua
"When we said that by this provl
sion the United States had more ju
risuiction over i una thau over any one
of its own states, because hi the lat
ter case I understand the mtioual
government cannot send troop Into
a state without the permission of the
state government, he said
" Gentlemen, you need nave no fpar.
Troops will not be sent into Cuba nn
less conditions are little less than an
"llie prcsuienr s answer so con
vlnced us that we could not but be
Impressed with his sincerity."
MAKING A DEGREE EASY.
Low Requirement for That of If. A
Kick" Regarding tlie Varsity Initial.
Ann Arbor. Mich.. May 1. The Unl
versitv of Michigan literary faculty
has decided upon a mot radical
change In the granting of degrees. It
will be nothing less than a blanket
bachelor of arts degree, with particu
lar requirements only in the freshman
year, and it will give the Mudeut the
tption of cutting out tmie-honored
studies of Greek and Latin. Modern
languages and sciences are to be given
a much prominence as the- dead lan
guages heretofore held.
The new varsity athletic board held
a genuine knockers meeting, lhe
prii-iral kick was on the ns' by in-dic
Has tennis of the letter "M" on their
sweaters, thus violating the rule that
no one but the I, of M. team men shall
wear that letter. TLe n-nders are
warned to turn over the forbidden in
Ignia to the proper authorities before
May 4 or forfeit a place on the inter-
class luise ball schedules.
Hate' Half Recnnii.
Chicago. May 1. Following are yes.
terday's League games o;i the dia
iioud: At Brooklyn Boston 1. Brook
Ivn 2: at Pittsburg St. Louis 4. Pitts
burg 2: at Philadelphia New York
Philadelphia 2; at Chicago Cincinnati
American Lea cup: At Washington
Baltimore . Washington 12: at Chi
cago Detroit 2. Chicago 4: at Cleve
land Milwaukee X. Cleveland : at
Philadelphia Boston 8. Philadelphia
Western AsosfSation: At Marion
Toledo 4. Marion 17: at Port Wayn
Grand Rapids S. Fort Wayne .: at Co
lumbus Iouisville 4. t'olnnibus 3: at
TndiaiiaioIis Dayton ". Indianapolis
Great Salt Plant Projected.
Ietroit. Mich.. May !.;. F. Swift
A Co.. of Detroit, are to erect a salt
plant In Dolray. just outside this city,
The purchasers of the property have
teen represented by Mr. Price, of
Omaha, for several years manager for
Swift & Co. at Kaussis City. The capac-
itv of the new plant will lie 1.00 bar
rels per day. The property is located
on the Dtroit river.
Russia's Ban on th Hebrews.
Washington. May 1. The state de
partment has received from Ambassa
dor Tower at St. Petersburg a trans
lation of the Russian laws relating to
the rights of foreigners in that coun
trr. and the conditions under which
Jews are permitted to settle there. Xo
lews except from central Asia are al
lowed to softie In or become subjects
Color Line Question to Come Cp.
Green Bay. Wis.. May 1. For the
first time in Wisconsin the color ques
tion that is so seriously threatening
the peace of the general Federation of
Women's Clubs will be openly dis
cussed by representatives or this dis
trict when they meet here next Fri
Mc-Oovern Wins the Fight.
San Francisco. May 1. MeGovern
vton the right with Gardner in the
Wisconsin State Senator Head.
Coloma. Wis.. May 1. Senator
Thomas Fcarne, of the Ninth district.
'i:d at his home here Monday evening
a I s o'clock, of heart failure. lie was
ill but two days.
A Remarkable Llslment.
The humorist of the Cy nth lan a (Ky.)
Democrat remarks: "One of the sur
geons of Cynthiana has discovered a
valuable liniment. The other day be
used it on the leg: of a politician who
bad scarcely been able to walk for sev
eral 3-ears. Now the politician is run
ning for otHcc. Another trial was on a
friend's arm. The friend Immediately
struck him for ten."
Inaecta aa lUmai Food.
Trofessor Riley showed that our prai
rie locust made a delicious dish when
fried, and he always contended that
there were numerous Insects that were
Just as wholesome as oysters. In New
Zealand a large grub, or. as Americana
say, a "worm," Is found in dead tim
ber and Is as eagerly sought for as we
seek for mushrooms. They call the
worm buhu. Meehan's Monthly. :
The costlfast theater ticket was the
first one soU" for the Jenny Lind con
cert in New York in 1S50. It brought
-5i50 and was bought as aa advertise-
t ment. . . .' .
'WAY DOWN 111 DIXIE
The President Meets a Welcome
That is Warmer Than the
MEMPHIS TUENS OUT EN MASSE
Tennessee Governor - Helps lteceive
the Presidential Party Cabinet
Meeting on V ucels.
Memphis. May 1. The presidential
party passed through the heart of
Dixie yesterday and at 4:.5ii p. in.
reached Memphis. This was the lirst
resting place of the tour. Afier de
scending the mountains Monday night
the train yesterday skimmed along
through northern Alabama and the val
ley of the Tennessee river and touched
at Corinth. Miss., where (Jen. Gran
worsted Forrest in his campaign to cu
the Confederacy in two. The fresh
green southland, with its fruit trees
In full blossom and its in finite variety
of wild flowers in the tields and for
est. was a great chnnge from the
backward spring which tiie party had
left behind at Washington. The heat
was'rather oppressive, but the weather
was not bo warm as the president s
welcome. The hearty greetings ex
tended to hi 111 along the route testi
lied how completely he had capture
the hearts of The people of Dixie.
Held a Cabinet Meeting on Wheels.
Confederate veterans at all the stop
ping places were among the president's
most enthusiastic auditors, and that
he was impressed with their marks
of love and esteem was very evident
in the speeches he made at Hunteville
Decatur. Tusciiuibia and Corinth. Dur
ing the morning, at the regular hour
for the cabinet to assemble, the presi
dent summoned his advisers into the
observation car and there, behind
closed doors, the lirst cabinet meeting
on wheels was held. No important
advices had been received from Wash
ington which required action, but the
foreign dispatches in the papers were
talked over, and soise of the details
as yet undetermined, were discussed
Very Warm Welcome at Memphis.
At Memphis the party received a
wonderfully impressive welcome. A
committee headed by Senator Car-
niarck met the train at Corinth and
escorted the partv to this city. A ua
tionnl salute of twenty-one guns, tiled
from the river bluffs, signalled the
approach to the city. At the station
Governor McMIIlin and others rein
forced the reception party. A mill'
tary parade, with a company of.griz
zled Confederate veterans in their old
uniforms acting a the guard of honor.
escorted the party in carriages through
the principal streets and around the
custom house, whence a view of the
Mississippi, now almost overflowing on
the Arkansas side, was obtained, to
CITY KLAlJOKArElA DECORATED.
Nation's Kzerntiva Cheereil From Start to
Finish Wealth of Roses.
The city was elaborately decorated
with flags and buntings. Not a resi
dence or business house' seemed to
have escaped from the desire to d-cor-
cte in honor of the president's coming.
Banners were stretched across the
streets Iienriog such inscriptions as
Mr. President, the t'ity is Yours
The Nation's President." etc. The
cheering through which the procession
passed was tremendous at points along
the route. In Court square, where the
open-air reception occurred, the plat
form was so httlged around with roses
and other blossoms as to make it a
flower show. Over 10.(KHI people were
packed into the square when the pres
cient was Introduced by Mayor Will-
lams. In response to the cheers which
greeted him the president made the
first really notable sieech of his trip.
His theme was the resistb5s power
of a great united people, and was de-
ivered in his le.st vein. When he re-
erred in closing to the notable record
of the Tenucss'P volunteers In the
Spanish and Philippine wars, Governor
McMillin led the cheering. After this
speech the party was driven to the
Twentieth Century club, a ladies or
ganization of this city. Here there
was a veritable beauty show. About
Iiirty charming southern belles held
ourt in a bower of roses, ranged
around a gild'! armchair, which was
designed to hold the president.
McKinley. however, was too wary
to be caught In the net. He did not
ake the chair, but be braved the bat
tery of eyft. and after greeting each
of the young ladies personally iu turn
he was introduced by . .1. Crawford.
of The Commercial Appeal and
made a pretty speech. After this func
tion the ladies of the party were taken
1 hand by the ladies of Memphis. A
reception was held In their lmnor. and
ater a banquet was given them at the
r pa body hotel.
At the same time on the floor above
the president and the gentlemen of his
arty, with about 2tM prominent busi
ness men or tne city. nt down to an
At 1:30 this morning the prcsiden-
lal train resuml its journey for New
Orleans, which will be reached at 4:1)0
Jackson, Miss., May 1. The presi
dential party left Memphis at 1:10
last night enroute to New Orleans. A
short stop was made this morning at
Vicksburg, where a large crowd as
sembled, and at 11 o'clock the train
arrived t Jackson. An immense
crowd was gathered to welcome the
president, who expressed .del'ght at
the cordial reception.
Our first regular factory Tor manu
facturing glass wan established at
Temple, N. II.. in 17S0 and was oicr
ated 3j Imported German giassmakers.
NOVEL CONSPIRACY CASE.
Xfpapar Csmbinlng Againkt Another
Shaet, aiu Mut Ma ml Trial.
Madison, Wis.. May 1. The state
supreme court yesterday handed down
a decision adverse to the defendants
In the case f the Milwaukee Journal
against various other Milwaukee pa
pers, re-versing the circuit court ruling.
The Journal had raised its adevrtising
rates, ami lhe other Knglish papers of
that city, It'was charged, informed ad
vertisers tiat if they advertised In
The Journil at the advanced rates
they could pot place advertisements in
any of the other papers, except by pay
ing the advanced rates to the other
papers, without regard to their cir
culation. ;Xor could such an adver
tisement b plaed in one of the allies
without bejng placed in all of them.
The defejidauts were charged with
criminal ijonspiraey. and under the
prellmmar.v examination, were held to
swore out a writ of ha hens
were cleared by the Hrenit
ie ground that no oft'ense
had leen omuiitted
and that it was
itiuiate for business men
against a rival in business,
r rival's business might be
even if th
injured. The state appealed to the
supreme cairt. and that court decided
that the defendants must stand trial.
MORRISON GETS A PENSION
t!z-Repreentatlve Ci ranted What Ha Once
Refnstil as a Mexican Veteran.
urn. May 1. I-.x-Kepresent-
has been, gi;
111 K. Morrison, of Illinois.
untel a pension. He was
peijsion under the act of
s a veteran of the
ai the rate of $S per
menciutig sept. 14. l.V..
the date on
(which he became t!2 years
old. His 1
ilck !pay will amount to
nearly $l,J0l, which will be sent him
At this tiie if is interesting to re
call the storf thit during a former ad
niinistrationjof n nsiou affairs Colonel
Morrison waf glinted a pesion uuder
the same actlas a veteran of the Mexi
can war. He lmtl not applied for the
pension, and (t is understood, promptly
returned it t
l.ered 0,1 7r.
oureau wunoui 1113
certificate is uum,-
ACCUSES HER FATHER.
Tonng Grpsv Who
Itlatl Marrietl Against
7 1. Maggie' Miteh-
ell, member of i
iband of gypsies en
rl of this fity, has
asked for warnings for the arrest of
her father. Jonatlrin .stafonowitz, his
brother, tlustav Stafonowitz. and her
stenmother. Kstell.i Stat'onowit.. She
said she had married against the
wishes of her fattur, ad 'because her
husband had not. fa id' for her.
which her parents dticimlcd. they had
abused and beat her. '
She also accused her stepmother of
killing a child of lu-r' sister-in-law.
Mary" Stafonowitz. I.vtella Stafono
witz was arrested mid charged with
murder, and Jonanian and fSustav
were charged wuni uemg accessories.
as was also the m
her of the child.
Action in His Case 11
ken by a Congrea-
Ie Moines, la
May 1. Th Crin-
trches, at a ni'letiug held at Iiax
Ia.. yesterday. (suspended Dr. Ueo.
1). Herron from niemiKTship. and rec
ommended that the Crimn ll I ongte-
gational church Institute an inquiry
into his titn?ss for, ministerial duties.
The resolutions adopted make- no
mention of In. Hei-ron's alleged here
sies, referring .simply to icrsonai
c harges made a'g&iust him in a court
of record and whit-h "the court deemed
sufttcieutlv grave! to warrant granting
Mrs. Herron a divorce. The resolu
tions were adoied unanimously, no
one spcakintr in his behalf.
M.b la After a "Brute.
St. Joseph. M-L May 1. Sallie Fox,
the ll'-y car-old iaughtMr of a clerk In
the employ of tjie Hammond Packing
company, whilelout hunting with two
little sisters for flowers, near her
liome in South St. Joseph yesterday,
was assaulted by an unknown white
man. He narrowly escape! lynching
at the hands of ii mob, and a search Is
being made for him.
Martinelll tiets the Itel Hat.
Washington, May 1. Cardinal-elect
Martinelli lat night received from the
hands of a member of the pupal guard
of I'ope Leo XIII. Count Stanislaus
Colacicchi. who has just arrived from
Rome, the conslstorial letter formally
advising him of his elevation to the
irdinal.ite and the red zuchelto em
blematic of thai: high office.
The St. I'aul police believe William
Uosentield drowned his four children
Major Heneker's expedition in West
Africa is besieged by natives.
A trolley car smashed a Seventh ave
nue stage eoacb in New York and live
women were injured.
The St. Iuis grand jury has indict
ed seventeen citizens for fraudulent
voting and repeating.
The Xntional Congress of oMthers
will meet In Columbus, O., May 21
President McKinley is to be. given
the Harvard LLi. D. degree, regardless
of lhe protesters.
John Hay and Kate McXulty wait
ed sixteen years for Hay to acquire a
fortune and then got married; Pitts-
ton. Pa. '
The center of population this time
is latitude 30.-n:.5ti; longitude 3."i:48:."4.
The Lnited States supreme court has
admitted to practice Frederico Dege-
tau, resideut commissioner from Porto
Rico in the United States.
Governor Xasb. of Ohio, has appoint
ed Edward Otrton. of the Ohio state
university, state geolwgist.
l ive hundred uulon cariwtiters at
Columbus, O.. hare struck to enforce
demand for an increase of wages. ,
END OF A LONELY LIFE
Woman Who for Twelve Years
Refused to Meet Her Near
SHUT OUT FROM HER DEATHBED
Ana Probably from Her Will Her
Sensational Attempt to Shoot
Champaign. Ills.. May 1. Death
veils a little room in the Hotel IJeards
ley, and were the decedent to have her
way It would be more than a veil a
guard barring all windows, all doors
against relative whom she had re-
carded as foes for longer thau twelve
years. Miss Ida Harris, the only
daughter of Ii. F. Harris, man of mil
lions. Is dead, and a grim smile still
plays about her countenance even in
death to tell of a nature- erratic, tin
forgiving, haughty, perhaps triumph
ant. Days ago the proud heiress, she
who could handle a revolver as adroit
ly as the ribbons of a four-in-haud
t;he who. with a west-wide reputation
as an expert, could examine the hoof
of a horse and discover the animal's
s-peed as astutely as she ronld scrutin
ize a roll of greenbacks and count their
true worth, succumbed to a fatal mal
ady. Father aud brothers visitor! the
hotel and sought to effect a death-lied
She Quarreled With Her Family.
"Keep them out." she said, when an
attempt would be made, and the nurse.
Iter only companion, would go to the
door and bar it. and departing foot
steps would bear witness to a lo.-t
daughter's lost love. Fifteen years
ago Ida was divorced from her lms-
ltind. Thomas Coffin. She resumed
her maiden nann Three years later
he quarreled with her family. Sep
a ration followed. Not a word had she
spoken to one of them for years. She
had lived all alone. Letters had been
torn into bits without perusal. Sneers
nnd the upturned nose had been the
response to cordial glances on the
!tret. So all alone with her. money
and her whims Ida had lived.
Shoots a Woman In Church.
Six vears ago Champaign gave the
country a choice little newspaier
story. - Ida had had a squabble with
Misvs Sherfy. a Congregational church
member. ''I have been insulted." was
Ida's slogan, and with that and a pis
tol hidden in the bosom of her dress
she waited for a Sunday to come. It
-ame. and the calm of a Sablralh ser
vice preva-Ued in the church. Amid
an attentive congregation Miss Sherfy
had forgotten the quarrel and was
heeding the pastor's scriptural periods.
Suddenly a woman, grim and deter-m-iiied.
stalktl down the aisle, delib
erately stopjHMl at the pew in which
her. foe was sitting, displayed a re
volver, and a shot followed. The vic
tim was only slightly wounded. Panic
ended the servici s.
Contents of Her Will Unknown.
That was only one of the incidents
of a unique -areer. Ida was rich.
She owned .".iiO.tHMi worth of property,
including a string of blooded horses.
Shortly before she died she sent for an
attorney and had a -will prepared. It
was stipulated that this should not be
opened for thirty days after death. It
is said that Burnham hospital will re
ceive all the fortune, or. if it doesn't,
charitable institutions will. Henry
Harris, the decedent's brother, is vice
president of the First National Hank
here and former owner of the Cham
paign Gazette. Last year lie was
prtaddeut of the Illinois Bankers' As
sociation. STABBED FATALLY
BY A STRANGER
llattoon. Ills.. May 1. In an alter
cation in a saloon at Sulilvan Fletcher
Patterson, a desperate character, was
rejieatedly stabbed by a stranger. Pat
terson will die. The murderer escaped
and is still at large.
Had a lteason tor Suu lile.
Sioux City. Ia.. May 1. Charles 11.
Blackmail, a grocer of Ida Grove, who
committed suicide a few days ago by
shooting, is alleged to have secured
S.i-".0.R) by means of forgeries. It is
said that Biackman secured large
amounts by signing his father's name
to notes which he used as collateral
security for loans. These notes are
said to have been distributed in Ida
Grove, Des Moines and other places.
Quaker Oats' Man Dead.
Chicago. Mayl. Edward Mower,
advertising manager of the American
Cereal company, and the man who
made Quaker Oats famous, died at his
home in this city yesterday. A
widow and three sons survive him.
Mr. Mower was born in East Troy,
Wis., Nov. 2S. ISTio. and for many
years had Iwen a iovtr in the adver
Tug Hands on a Strike.
Chicago, May 1. The dock hands
and tiremen on the tugs belonging to
the Ilausler & Lutz Dredging and
Dock company are on a strike. The
company has a large government con
tract for extending the piers at South
Chicago and for dredging the Calumet
Reaching: an Understanding;.
The young man was visibly annoyed
at the questions which the heiress fa
ther insisted on putting. At last be
could endure it no longer. His ances
tral pride flamed np into his cheeks,
and be exclaimed:
I would have you understand that I
am no ordinary fortune hunter."
"That's all right," was the stern re
joinder. "I am just as particular is
you are. I'd have you understand that
I am no plain, everyday duke chaser
LATEST COUP OF MORGAN.
Great Financier Hakes a laal on a Big
Itritlsli Steamship Line.
, Loudon. May 1. It is reported that
the Leyland line of tuxty-tive steamers
engaged in the Atlantic, Mediterranean
and West Indian trade; has been pur
chased by J. Pierpont Morgan, and
that a deposit of $1.jrn,U(Mi of the pur
chase money has been paid. Morgan
und his associates are said to couteiu
plate further purchases of British ship
ping. The report is confirmed by an
official stat -ment by. the holder of a
large amount of the Leyland stock,
Chairman Elleruian, of the directors.
The Leylaud line and its branches
consist almost exclusively of large
freight steamers. It is stated that the
interests are to ,le consolidated with
those of the Atlantic Transport line
and that before the end of the week
three other well-known companies
will be brought into the combine.
IOWA SOLDIER IS SHORT.
So It Is Charged by I'nrle Sain of Ueuten
ant George A. Keed.
Des Miotics. Ia.. May 1. Lieutenant
George A. Keed. acting commissary of
the Fifty-first Iowa volunteer infan
trv. is charged with being short $22.
4-52.1M in his accounts with the federal
government, and suit was instituted
against him today by I'nited States
District Attorney Lewis Miles iu th
name of the I'nited States.
It is charged in the netition thn
Lieutenant Keed, while on duty in the
Presidio at San Francisco, received
stores aggregating over f L'L'.umi in
value, for which he has not accounted
and for the value of which he still
owes the government.
You nil Man Commits Suicide.
St. Joseph. Mich.. May 1. Despond
ent as a result of brooding over the
shame which he thought his unfortun
ate physical condition caused lib
mother. Arthur li. nson. ot tins city
stood before a mirror iu his mother'!
chamber and lired a bullet into his
body. The first shot. not proving Im
mediately fatal, he drew the revolver
to his s-ide as he lay on the floor ami
a?ain pulled the trigger, the bullet
this time lodging in his heart. He was
1!) vears old. and seven years ago he
suffered a stroke of paralysis, from
which he never fully recovered.
- Special To Meet Minister Conger.
Des Moines. Ia.. May 1. A special
excursion train, leaving Des Moines
at 7:!" this evening, will be run to
Council Bluffs to meet Minister E. H
Conger and family and escort them
to this city. Two receptions will be
held in Des Moines, one at the Audi
torium Friday afternoon and the other
at the state capitol in the evening.
fardon for a City lioodlar.
I.lucoln. Neb.. May 1. Governor
Dietrich vesterday granted a condi
tional tt:inloii to llelii-v Rullll. Kfn-
teneed five vears airo to nineteen years
in the penitentiary upon -onviction of
linviiitr. :is cllv treasurer of Omaha.
embezzled $Hni.M0 of city funds. P.olln
is growing old and his health broken.
Influential men (Signed the petition for
Fire Works SIO.OOO Damage.
Marion, lnd.. May 1. Fire Sundav
destroyed George Digital's saloon, Ar
thur Wright's hardware store and
Frank Kern's grocery in South Mar
ion, lhe loss Is SIO.imio. covered bv
Insuranee. An explosion of powder
and ammunition in the hardware store
can seel the tire.
Missing Woman Probably Located.
Mnncie. Ind.. May J. Mrs. Darwin
Kindy, who left her young husband
nnd disappeared about three weeks
ago. is believed to lo iu St. Louis. She
left, here iu company with her brother,
and gave as her excuse that sh was
tiled of married life.
Sons of the Revolution,
Pittsburg. May 1. The firt session
of the twelfth annual congress- and
triennial conclave of the Sons of the
American devolution is iu session at
Death of an Ions State Senator.
Sioux City. Ia.. May 1. State Sena
tor Lemuel H. Bolter, a prominent
Iowa politician, died at his- home at
Logan Monday night, after a brief ill
Attacked by the Cuban Itch.
G wyiuieville. Ind.. May 1. Two
rases of Cuban itch are reported here.
William L. CoIIett has a severe at
Civilized Doings at Churrh.
Benton. Ills., May 1. Emory Sher
lock, aged 10 years, stabbed Elmer
Meadows, aged 1! years, to death at
Walnut Grove church, twelve miles
northwest of Benton. Sunday. The
bovs got into a right while at church.
Canada Has a "Victoria Day."
Ottawa. Ont.. May 1. At Monday's
nieting of the house Sir Wilfrid Lau
rier announced that lhe government
had decided to make the 24th of May
a permanent punnc nonuay. ii win
kely to bo known as Victoria Day."
Going- to Reform Iron Mountain.
Iron Mountain, Mich.. May 1. May
or Hammond says that the barmaid
end dancing girls must go from the
saloons here. Slot machines must also
More In Sorrow Thaav Aster,
'Judge," said the lady who was ac
cused of battering her husband, "it is
true that I struck him. but the weapon
I used proves that I did so more in sor
row than in anger.
"What did you hit him with?"
"A sadiron, your honor." Baltimore
'I am disappointed in 'Uncle Tom" a
"Well, what did you expect? A Queen
Anae villa Y' Detroit Journal.
'The first lesson for a boy to learn.
in saving lus money is to resist the.
hints of bis bisters every time he earns
dollar. Atchison Globe. J
D uJflUiiUrL IJ
Gates at the Pan-American
Exposition at Buffalo
MANY PEOPLE ADMITTED
The Formal Dedicatory Cere
monies to Occur
Buffalo, May 1. The gates of the
Pan-American exposition were thrown
open at 8:30 this morning, and not
withstanding the weather conditions
were threatening, large crowds passed
into the grounds. No ceremonies
marked the opening of the gates, it
having been decided by the manage
ment to combine the opening day
ceremonies with those of dedication
day, May 20.
IN TEACHERS' CASES.
Springfield. May 1. Judge Thomp
son, of Jacksonville, handed down a
decision in the suit for mandamus of
the Chicago teachers' federation
against the state board of equaliza
tion and awards the peremptory writ
of mandamus. The opinion is quite
lengthy and holds that the members
of the state board of equalization are
public oflicers, and it is their legal
duty to assess the stocks of twenty or
more companies named in the peti
tion. He also noias tnat tne lasi
board did not even make a pretense at
assessing 13 of this number.'
SEVERE FIRE LOSS
Carbondale, 111., May 1. The Car.
bondale Milling and Elevator com
pany's elevator with 75,000 bushels
of wheat was destroyed by fire today.
The loss is over $60,000.
Des Moines, May 1. The village of
Kensette, in Worth county, was de
stroved bv fire last night. Nineteen
buildings were burned, with loss of
HERE IS CHINA'S GILL
FOR BAD BEHAVIOR
Paris, May 1. The foreign office
received a dispatch from Pekin an-
uncinr that richon, the rrencn
miaister, presented today a report of
the committee on indemnity setting
forth the amount which China is to
pay, which is hxea at l.aoo.wu,
000 francs. How it is proposed the
indemnity is to be distributed among
the powers is not set forth.
Washington. May 1. It is announced
at the navy department that the con
verted vacht Dorothea will Ik turned
over to the state of Illinois about May
10 at the League Island yard for the
use of the naval militia.
Supposed To Have Iteen Insane.
Prairie dn t'hien. Wis.. May 1. Max
Heck, who runs his father's farm near ,
MctJregor. Ia., shot and almost In-.
worth, at the breakfast table. It "is
thought he was temporarily insane. lie
was arrested. ..--"
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I'mb ... a. n m. 9 II . . .
r.n-n. iiimv lti oi-iliiiarv. but thpv Ioba "
none of their smart because of tbe ease
witli which they are acquired. - Some
persons seem 'to have a perfect genius
ror getting uurneu. it tney since a
match, it breaks and scorches them,
while a visit to the kitchen ends in a
l m I'll f I'nm Urn iw &i f i a!1 fmm tint
water or steam. Of course the right
thing to do with a burn is to get it
away. from nil contact with the air and
to do this with all possible haste.
The necessary articles for the treat
ment should be on hand, and they are
baking soda not washing soda, notice
fresh fat of some sort and several
thicknesses of cotton cloth. It is an
excellent plan to have a bottle of car-
ron oil ready for such emergencies.
Carrot oil Is made by shaking together
equal parts of linseed oil and limewa-
ter. ' If the ikin is broken over the
burn, use the oil without the poda.
Otherwise moisten the soda with olive
oil or sweet oil or even lard or cold
cream and apply it. Over this wrap
the cloth. Cotton batting Is often used
for covering the burn and keeping out
the air, but it is not to be recommend
ed..- It is not a good plan to use flour,
dusting it over a burn, for it frequently
hardens nnd is of little comfort.
One of the simplest measures for a
superficial burn 1s to apply the white of
an pgg with a soft piece of old muslin,
adding more as It dries.
Briggs The Dudleys seem to think a
great deal of their dog.
Griggs Naturally; he Is something
they never quarrel about, as they do
their children. When tbe dog exhibits
some bad trait, - neither can declare
that he took it from the ether. Boston
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