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Ml I P. A NX. SOT: Prinrvss Keleae, the Duchess Sparta's baby, is »ueen Victoria's twenty-second great-grandchild. I'mf. Virehow has had a narrow cs cape, having been thrown down in the streets of Berlin by a bicycle.. Fort unately, he suffered no severe injury. Congressman Richardson of Tennes see is ure.lterably opposed to woman's riding ilie wheel. If she nst do so, he thinks bloomers the rational dress. Hon. Phil. Thompson of Kentucky is a fine horseback rider, and takes all his athletic exercise in that style, lie thinks wheeling ideal exercise for W'':i"i.\ "Hungry .b'c." tlie famous bunco man, recently :ei.e ed from a Balti more prison, ihuL report to the New York police every morning is 1m! as he remains in that citv. Captain lete-i-al Wevler i- not a suc cess in preventing Jilibustering expedi tions from landing in Cuba. Anotln v American outfit has safely landed there with men and munitions of war. The owner of Goodwood Park one of the prettiest places of the kind in England—is a practical farmer. In fact, the duke ot' Richmond is said to le more business-like than any other titled land-own2.-- in the country. Fi •ance used to be the champion maker and unmaker of cabinets, but Italy is becoming a good second. The last Italian cabinet lasted three months. The present one will be lucky if it continues in office half that time. Juan Garcia, an aged Mexican, re siding in New York city, is cutting a new set of teeth. lie claims to be ninety-one years of age, and says that nature provided his mother with foil" sets of teeth during her life of 10." years. Plniip Horton Bailey, who was elect ed captain of the Yale CJTW of 1M)7 last week, is a sot ol" ex-Collector E. B. Bailey, of Windsor Locks, Conn. He is a member cf the class of '07. fully six feet in height aial a line ath lete. The international arbitration scheme may hardly be said to arouse enthusi asm among the British newspapers. They seem to labor undet the appre hension that by such an arrangement England would no longer be able to have its own way to the same extent as heretofore. Which is very "Eng lish, you know." A number of Iidian boys who are students at the Lincoln institute, Phil adelphia. have been very much intoxi cated of late. Their taste for lire-wa ter seems to be greater than their thirst for knowledge. At this rate a bichloride of gold treatment will have to be added to the curriculum. And now it is Mrs. Fleming, who was recently t'ied cn the charge of killing her mother, end was acquitted, who wishes to go on the stage. Here Is a chance for some dramatic instruct or to pull her around by the hair, thump her head on the floor and put her generally into an "(.-motional" con dition. The somewhat eccentric South Afri can preh.te. Bishop Bousfield, has writ ten to the newspapers asking sonie one to lell him how to rid St. Xinian's church, Heidelberg and Pretoria oa- tin dial of plagues of bats, with which both edifices are sinailtaiw om ly alliict ed. Mr. Herbert Spenser, the philosop-' phcr, had a terrible struggle to gain the ear of toe public. i three occa sions he was about relinquishing all his plans, when he was led to perse vere by a legacy, which, in each case, came just as lie was about ou the point of despair. As !ie result of tin- visits of con sumptives to Montour, the earth, air and water are infested with the tuber cle hoc ill! us, and the once healthy peasantry are consumptives almost to a man and woman. XJ more complete or startling proof of the truth of the once-derided germ-theory of disease could well be imagined than this. iiERALD-AD VAXC E.! OF Till: NEWS. TIT DAKOTA If Great Britain forged the Schom burgk line in Venezuela, nc wonder it is referred to as imaginary. YEKTS OF THE PAST WKKK IX roxiiENSED nKM. General He sum e of tlie Moit Im portant Neivs of tlie Week, From nil Parts of tlie Globe, Boiled Down and Arranged In Con venient Form for Rapid l*cr. uaal by Quay People. Washington Talk. The president has commuted to im prisonment for life tl e death sentences imposed upon tlie three Texaus, John C. Hall. Tom Davis and Taylor Hick man. They were to be hanged Sept. 4 next. I'M ward B. Webster, ths young navy paymaster who was recently court martialed at Mare Islaud and found guilty of a charge of embezzlement, does not intend to abide Jy the judg ment of the court. He will appeal to President Cleveland. People In Print. 1 Rev. D. Ilalsey W. Ivnapp, well known Baptist, died at 'his home in Brooklyn, aged 77 years (Jen. .Ins]ma Siegfried. i :r l'ottsville. P:t. lie v.-a among the \eterans, tie* aud the philanthropists in 01. died i imminent i apiial:-' i state. Ex-Gov. .1. II. Williams nied at I.N home in Augusta, Me., at the a^e of M. For nearly fifty years Mr. Willi: luid held various positions ot public trust, having been I'nited States sena tor, president of tlie senate and gov ernor of the State of Maine. Prof. Bernard Moses, who upies the chair of political seionc* at the Lni versity of California, has been offered a similar chair at the University of Chicago. Prof. Moses lias been cou neeted with the University of Califor nia since 1S73. I Adolphe Ebeling, the German writer, i is dead in Cologne. He was born in 1827 at Hamburg. After graduating at Heidelberg he made a voyage to Bra zii and returned to France. He taught the German language in Paris until the war of 1S7, when he lived in Dussel dorf. in Cologne, and after the ln-aco, in Metz, where he was intrusted wiili the direction of press affairs. Casualties. Frederick McXicL'alas of Marincsco was run over and killed by an ore train near Marincsco, Mich. lie leaves a wife and family Southern Kansas and Southern and Western Missouri have experienced the heaviest rains for years, :.i con siderable damage will result. Fred. C. Hansen of Warsaw, Ind., w iile assisting in a barn-raising, was killed by a fallii-g lafttr. His brother met a similar d.-ath four years ago. Joseph Gorman, forty-nine years of age, of Barbcrten, Ohio, swallowed several tacks. They could not be lodged, dysentery set in. and Gorman di"d in terrible agony. While driving a liorserake near Ed inburg. Ind.. Fenten Wright fell upon the farm implement, when the horse bolted, and both of his eyes were gouged out. To quell a riot in one of the corridors Jailer Richardson of Geneva, 111., tired a shot at the ceiling, which is made of heavy metal plates. The ball glanced and struck Joseph Allen, a prisoner from Elgin, killing him instantly. The body of the man drowned at Al legan, Mich., while trying to escape arrest for assaulting a girl, has been identified as that of M. M. Stevens of Grand Itapids. Mich. A v. rdict of su icide was rendered. A disastrous nil rend w reek occurrt on the Chicago »fc Texas railroad, one mile south of Mv rphysboro, 111. A trestle over Big Muddy creek gave way, and one passenger coach was ditched. Twelve persons were injured, two of whom may die. James Cra iston, proprietor of Cran ston's mills at English, Ind., was killed by a boiler explosion. He had run his mill all night, in tlie absence of the engineer, who declared that Mr. Cranston should act as engineer one night while the engineer should enjoy a holiday. Two children of Ira Reese were bur ied alive near Fowler, Ivas. They were playing under a sand bank, when it suddenly gave way. The accident, was witnessed by their father, but they were dead when lie dug the sand away from them. The girl was twelve years old and the boy six. Lawrence Murphy, a-ged twenty-sev en. a featherweight boxer of Saginaw, Mich., boarded a moving freight car on the Lake Shore road at Toledo. While standing on the car he was struck by the Fassett street bridge and knocked nuder the wheels and his head completely severed from his body. by lightning near Kokomo, Ind., re vealed a curious slate of facts. It was found that nearly every bono in his burst, all of them bein body was shattered and reduced to small splint ers without burning or lacerating the flesh. Naylor's opera house at Torre Ilaute, Ind.. built at a cost of ?."!00,000. about thirty years ago. was destroyed by lire. Tlie opera house was occupied by Espenheini & Albreeht. drv goods The Cincinnati house, rca-ntlv'built at 1 a cost of 1|T»0,(X.», and two buildings Sehru.ggv, the legal advisor of that gov adjoiuing were also destroyed. The i religion, and the latter was shot in the .:,s abdomen. Missouri university proles- s.-.rs will search for th- bullet With. ruys. Bob He1!t, !':e outlaw, who, when pursued by a IKSS© of farmers, shot one of them, diaries Ford, whose house he had just robbed, and sen ouslv injured several others by blows from the butt end of a gun, was cap tured at Joplin. Mo. James French, an Italian of Rock ford. 111., murdered his wife by shoot ing her eight times and then escaping from the crowd that had gathered to seize him, shot himself in the head and sprang into the river. lie was res cued by the police and still lives. Near Huntington, W. Va., A. «T. Call and Nettie, his daughter, living ou a shanty boat, were murdered by Etta Robins. The woman was in a fury and attacked her victims with an ax, with which weapon she also wounded several children on The boat, some of whom may die of their injuries. President Cleveland has commuted to imprisonment for life the death sen tence imposed UIKUI three Texas boys —John C. Bail, Tom Davis and Taylor Hickman. Davis and Hickman are In dians. Leniency is granted because of their youth. In the I'nited States supreme pourt of Santa Fe, X. M., Judge i^nijjhlm sentenced J. A. lVralta Ilea vis. con victed of conspiracy to defraud the government in connection with the Peralta latul grant case, to two years' imprisonment and a line of §.".00. 11. I). Smith, a coal operator, killed himself at Rockville, Ind., wit'i a. re volver. the ball passing entirely through his head. Death ensued in 1. ss than an hour. Mr. Smith was at one time a wealthy coal operator in ('lay county, &"d later a resident of Terre IlairA. lie was about To year i oid. Suli'er'ug ftndi!'-"d by nu atiack of grippe is agpi-:i -1 a. the suicide. From Foreign Sliorei. It is rumored that M. James l'is.vt, the English painter, when he lias quite completed his plan of illustrating the gospel by water colors, will enter a Tr:i ppist mona s tcry. A set of large drawings by Thacke ray, made for the album of his friend, Mrs. Robert Bell, and described by her iu Harper's Magazine live years ago, will be sold in London shortly. Ladies in London and the South are now decorating their bicycles with llowers. The idea really comes from Italy, where the front part of the little victorias on tlie 1'incian or in Ih Cis cine are crammed with gay blooms, Mme. Bernhardt, after pla\ i a fortnight's engagement ill London, will go to Belle Isle for six weeks of rest, Then, after a round of performances at. wat- iing places, she will return to Paris for the opening of the season. T2»e (k'rnnn empress possesses a unique tea service. The tea tray has been beaten out an old Prussian halfpenny, the teapot is made out of a Geim.m farthing, and rho tiny cups art made from ia principalities. It is computed by n statistician of tie- curi' us that tjueen Victoria's hand, which is said be a itaniNotne one. has signed more important pa]»ers and been kissed by ntoic important men than the hand of any other queen that ever lived. Dr. Frederick B. Power, the distin guii-hed American chemist, formerly in harge of the department of pharmacy at tin- University of Wisconsin in Madi son. was given a banquet in London, on his appointment as director of the Wellcome Research laboratories. Hi-, W. Walsham How, bishop of Wakefield, Eng.. announced recently that he had burned one of Thomas Hardy's novels, in order to mark his disapproval of it. and now numerous good church people in his diocese are reading the novel iu question to see how bad it is. J. Israel Tarte. the new minister of public works, whose exposure of the fraudulent way in which government contracts were manipulated in Canada led to the retirement of Sir Hector Langevin from the Dominion cabinet and the imprisonment of Thomas Me Greevy, is now making a thorough in vestigation of the evidence Sir Charles Tuppcr and his late ministers left be hind them when they vacated, the treasury benches. II" believes startling disclosures will result. llI«ee)lr.neon*. Mr. Wishard's American horse, Wish i ard. three years old. bad a walk-over in the race for the Ap-thorpe welter i plate at Huntingdon, Eng. The celebration of the 100th anni versary of the city of Cleveland began I with chimes of bells and religious set vices. The cricket team from Havreford col lege, Pa., played the Charter House pu pils' eleven near I/omlon. At the con clusion of the first innings of the Char ter House players eighty-two runs had been scored. The body of John Linderman, at one »K of 1-a.ur Mich., was found by the roadside a badly decomposed condition. Ills death is supposed to have resulted from ex posure. After several months of agitation a strike ni' iiii- various organizations con stituting the Brotherhood of Tailors was declared in Xew York. It will in volve about 12.000 workmen iu New York, Brooklyn and Brownsville. Tin- first part of the brief prepared by James J. Storrow, of counsel of A enezuela, in connection with Mr pl'lit»ont, loss is J'1()0,0!X). submitted. Charles II. barren, after a continu Evli Iolns:!«. i ous service of lifteen years with the Georg« Grant and David Cook, farm- I Northern railroad, the last two ers of Columbia, Mo., quarreled over i, ii— ill urini lias just been completed and w.hi.eh wns as its laul tllU(' general manager, ,lovvn the harness and for a at least wil1 retire from active s .TV ice with, the company. I\T SOUTH DAKOTA. I lit ereMtlnjf Seffn1 I (etn over the State. Miss Amy Hull on of Aberdeen has been adjudged insane and will be con fined iu the Yanton asylum. A traveling men's reunion- and parade wjll be feature of the fair at Sioux Falls. S. K. Young, formerly of Sioux Falls, now of Ohio, in a rec nt w it to Ver million, decided to locate there for the practice of law. After struggling for years Ivower Brule Indians have obtained permis sion from thu government to locate on Rosebud i'eserva ion. Mrs. Kate It. Folger, secretory The city of Mitchell has sold .$'!(»,«K)0 of its .*70.HMI refunding twenty-year Os to ike. Colonial United Stales Mort gage company of St. Paul at a premium of per cent. The remainder w ill so. u be disposod of. The gold xc Potato and it' .v coti miles the pl'o^l' ment of metal. i Reave:'. i'. if. quiche-, i a ,\ 1 nteil. The count y been located, and 1''!!i'! every Tie The lirst report in regard to the crop yield comes from Boa Homme county, i where Henry Dirks threshed a lield of four acres of barley, from which he ob tained t»00 bushels. The grain was badly lodged, and he thinks that fully tifty bushels were Lost, The quarterly report of the superin tendent of the insane asylum at Yank ton for the quarter ending July 1 shows that in that quarter forty-two new in nvates were received, twelve dis charged and seven died, increasing the number in the asylum by twenty-three. There are now 412 inmate*. There is due to the asylum fund from the differ ent countu s the ti'tai sum of .-vp.i. 3(i2.o:i. The Lake Madison diautauqua as sembly closed under favorable circum stances. All the expenses of this as sembly have be it met. anil the man agers were able .u:iounee that a set tlement had be .[ flfected with the creditors of the ass it'on by which tie- entire indebredn A ill be clean up avd the free frill, all it( •:•••!. .'• 'i s l.alv Mao:- e Chair.e- .• -n w Thomas Adams, a farmer living five miles east of Mitchell, was probably fatally injured while covering his binder after a day's work. The team, which were still hitched to the ma chine. took frigid and ran away. In attempting to stop them li-e was thrown under the binder and horriblv tngled. A guard was found to be wedged be tween 1 he bones of his leg below the knee. Regardless of this he walked nearly a mile after the accident. His' chances for recovery are doubtful. Miss Ilet'a Ames, twenty-four years Of age, daughter of Hon. E. II. Ames, •^prominent farmer and politician, was killed .at ln-r home neat- Bijou Hills, in the southern part of Brule count v. Iler brother was cutting a lield of oats near the house and got off the machine to pull suntlowers, when the team of horses became frightened and ran away. As they approached the house the young lady ran out to intercept them aud was thrown to the ground and the large wheel of the machine passed directly over her head, killing her instantli. The new six-lneh government arte sian well at \anktou agency is cer tainly one of the best in the state, but it is liable to be ruined in the same manner as the now famous mill well In Chamberlain. The casing has com menced to leak, and water is now coin ing up outside of the pipe. This is thought to have resulted lecause no rock formation was drilled through. It is now feared that considerable diffi culty will be experienced in getting it under control. The flow of water is so strong that the solid six-inch stream is forced to a height of fifteen feet above the top of the casing when the well is running wide open, and the piessure is 110 pounds to the square Inch In thr. suit hrnught bv the state to recover from Thomas II. n,, ], Ernie From all lnom y Claimed to have been lost by the state on account of the neglect of Ruth to make apportionment at the proper time, and leaving money in the hands of Treasurer Taylor, when it should lia\ e been distributed among the counties, the supreme court has over ruled the decision of Judg* fJalfy. This decision of the court v."d! force Mai. Ruth to trial on the claim of the state against, him for the interest claimed to have been lost by the state ou account of his neglect to apportion the school xuntl at the proper time, he having de layed ncio i about three moulhs be yond thL time set by law for makimr the apportionment. sL.' he state board t""' held llK-ir,,!, t'ou recent ly, Hlun. Gioton aH pi^ f*. I^vrct.ee, iams, Webster, tr was contiriiiod as cultural coliojr^ cl'«ir «f niaUioni.r ''ocoiniiiendmj, ind the chair lti\ Urr was coinjinuv college, at a sala-^ Jones, in ult, of the Woman's Mutual Suffrage association of South Dakota, died of heart disease at Watertown. 8. T. Voorliecs of Sturgis has been notified that he has been awarded the contract to furnish Fort Meado with l,too,oo0 pounds of soft coal and 10,000 pounds of black-smith coal. Jack Wallace, who destroyed the offi eial ballot stamp at the city election In Alcester, was found guilty and lined $00 and costs, amounting in all to the sum of snrj.aO. In default lie is in jail, l)h was removed at named in lus pia, commend the rwi,,,v Parkinson, of t)ie political economy the lftiir of Kn'-j Hark ins, of the S ct'onoiny but the-.. were not coneu.-^i and Shejiard were Sweral chiinpes n lty taculty were lion of Mrs. R. n vacancy the pal this is mm Miss Mary 1). v lege. She has tak university and hf experience tcai time a meniher o* ffieu'ty. Mr. r. A. Yanderbilt ami I, lies, holdii,.. ,]t, nniversiiy. hiivin^ Mopki ploy et! Ullage resii.-H' i. \. i, mana lege, a. I he bead of the tin again been clortot Mrs. Margaret M,r been employed n Other meinliers of continued. Trnsu-.. Df Sioux Falls lias contemplated r-tni His placo has not Tipton of ArUKnit v. dent of the board, enport. profevif a.w-ri At tlie Madison r,.rr,il noted change is th.v w addit !on to the f.t. tli^missal of Mi« 1'v i was elected pmi(l.,' to succeed Prof. I» i. i I Slock Shipment* Iro The Chicago A: way compan li ,,u greater suet 'ess e William l-.'lgv-- :i w .* for two years p. t' en Faulk county u-.l-u-cei .. been pardom-d Stcid. and has been T"' 1 i i iv td Niekersnu, sentenced t'. a nilar crime from Codington :m fur one and oil" half years, alsu pardoned, was released. The Indian. Yellow Hawk, who served thirteen months for participation In the postotlice robitery at Chamberlain, was released on the expiration of his sentence. 1 it work etilaruinc i1 stockjards at I'ic": cry tint tiutnbc v.-M 1" a -i head :i rds Dee. nou^a "d to IIUMibi ilOir I il" i e a intieliaha -a* N boycott cn way coiniiat.' 1 reason i e i e s a I n i a n 1 1 e v 1 ties, in 'r' head(|Ua o this regarded on«' of their i headqtiart"i- 1 The reply wlueli n1' that the 1re wel*" would be but ti"(l it1 people there desin 1 the company woiil 1" This can-'d il.e farm! the tics u '. e 1'titl^ XortIn i-!t "id! !i'' shipped, rind the givat that a pled nnd freely signed. '1 Pa- farmers who many, refusal ti •is to any Great fntti itnel a rt jiro tion. The the farmers either to Sioux I- are li.iiil1"- •V' Wanted til? Ctiuntl The co unity granted the petitieii thirds of the eK-t-r* ty, and have dedm,M Vote will be taken permanently locjiti'1^ The county sent i* :I- at Canton, but the t(l' which is located IM-.-I the county, November. Worth: opinion that (Jaut"!1 them right in '''.pine they propose to Tif sections of ti.e cont|'.V move the county ises to be pretty 111 capital Is frth.''oii''n" if ^1.-' necessary, to »M vote Nov. •ver. 4 will i'T l': lie \vie I. ,v).v:a has been ovcresti'11 proving a gr'''1" average is pi:iv which is soinewl" 1 '. u year. Probably Is now in stack. The petition nf son county, „ttv S'ae commissioners t" stiou granted and fit- Bent tion tlie voters will decide whether the main at Leola or removed to l'mek- inty wlu't|,r