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Ihc WeOHKOOR, CLAYTON COUNTY,-IOWA. A. P. RICHIRDSQII, JOHN H. ANDRICR, OMQopy,for one year $2.00 "III in adranca. HATES OF ADVERTISING: Spare. lw 2w 4w 3m Cm 1 Tiqiiare $1 00 $2 50 $3 60 $5 00 $8 50 $12 00 1 •(juares 2 50 3 50 4 60 7 50 10 00 1500 S squares 3 00 4 00 6 00 10 00 15 00 20 00 Col. I 4 00 I 6 00 I J» 00 I 15 00 25 00 36 00 Xool. I 7 50 I 10 00 I 15 00 I 25 00 f40 00 I TO 00 Iflolumn I 14 00 I 18 00 [25 00 40 00 70 00 i^uo 9 lines of Nonpareil make a mjimrc. Uuiinecscards •f lines $S per annum each additional line 50 cts. H. XX. Btratemeyer* Dealer in Stows, Tin and Slmet-Iron Ware, I'umpi Fitted und Repaired, Repairing Promptly dons. Particular attention paid to Tin Hoofing and Spout ing. 705y 0AllNAVIM,O, IOWA. M. McNAMARA, Lle«H»4 Auctioneer, is now prepared to iftornejr at Law, (424) McGREGOR, IOWA. ELIJAH ODBLL. Attorney nd Counsellor at l.u« McUKKUOR,IOW A J. C. HOXSIE, Justice of the Peace. OI1i e with T. ITpdegraff. DOUGLAS LEPFINGWELL, ^lloriiey at Law, McGregor, Iowa. Office in Dank Block. 311 UNION HOUSE, MAIN STRR»T McORKaOE.IOWA Ilex. II. KHESB, Proprietor. WINNESHE1K HOUSE. JPadprah, I»wa. JAMES DAVIS, Sheriff of Clayton County. Office with T. tJpdWgrufT, two doors below the Uank»McUregor, Iowa. 779 GEO BASS. Commission, Storage and Forwarding Business, Pub lic Square, McUKEUOR, IOWA. F.C.MATHER, Dealer iu Fariniug Implements. Everything from a Pitch Fork to a Threshing Machine. Postvillo,Iowa. 698 BAKER BROTHERS, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, Decorah and Cal mar- Iowa. Will practice in all the Courts ot the 10th Judicial Djutrict and Supreme Court. Prompt attention given to collections. "00 WHITE SPRINGS HOUSE, West McGregor, Iowa. J. It. COVEY, Proprietor. Farmer* will do well to try tli* accommodations of tMa house. Good Sheds for Stock. 088 P. 11. Larkiu. T. Carrall. LARKIN & CARRALL, Manufacturer* of Wagons, Sleighs, Seeders, Plows, and Horse Shoeing done to order and Uvueral Black smithing. ly(5X7 VOLGA CITY, IOWA. HENRY HENSEL, Manwfttetwrer of best and latest styles of Wagons, Baggies and Sleighs. Repairing done well, promptly and durably. Clayton, Iowa. 690 LOUIS M. ANDRICK, Attorney at Law, Reynold's Block. Entrance b« tween 140 and 14b Dwarborn Street, alto on Madison Street and Custom House (P. O.) place, CHICAGO. MURRAY HOUSE, i Mtraat. McGreitor. Iowa. A desirable home tor tb* traveling public, with good barns and Sheds at tached for the safe protection ol horses and wagons. 44'i M. MURRAY, Proprietor. J. McHOSE & CO., Storage, Forwarding and. Commission. Warehouse Mo. 1, on the Levee, MctiREOOR. Consignment# jMUrlted. JOS. McHOSE. O. McGREGOR. MeORBOOR FANNING MILL. DICKEY A WKLLIVCR Manufacturers of the McGregor Fanning Mill aud Drain $uparator,on West Market Square, corner Main and Aun Streets, 4li McGKKGOR. EVANS BOUSE, ^M**ite Ferry Landing, Mciircgor. Re-furnished and tilted up iu goed style for guests. Patronage respectfully solicited. O. II. ELANDERS, Propri etor. 474 MURDOCHS &. STONEMAN. .Aauiuel Murdock. John T. Stoneinan. Attorue ysandCju jorg I,,iw, will practice in the SHpremel fistrct Courts of this State. 9ftlceao|posite1st National Hank, McGREGOR. D. H. GILL, Dentists, McGregor, Iowa* Office on Main St., ever PostOffico. Nitious Oxids administered as a speciality. WBSTUNION HOUSE, Corner Yino andElui Sts., Wcat Union, lewa, II.J. Iagersoll, Proprietor. Good stabling aiol charges moderate. Stages going east, west, north aud south, mil aud leave with passengers morning and evening. y682 BEZBR LODGE No. 185. Holds i is Regular Coiiimuiiications en Monday eveniug preceding th« full moon in each month. R. 1IUB1JAKD, W.M. GKO. D. McCARTY, Sec'y. BOARDMAN HOUSE, (Late Washington). Mtader, Iowa. Lafayette Bigclow, Proprietor. fl«pd Stabling. &W ^phn T.Clark. Cliarlvy Allen. O.J.Clark. JOHN T. GLARE It CO., Attorneys aud Counsellors at Law aud Real Estate Agents, 1st door east of Winuesheik House, Decorali, Iowa. Will practice in the several courts et the also atteud to collections, aud the payment ol tagesin Winneslieik county. 606 r&AVS BSLOIHZB&s SHOT GUNS,Rities,Revolveis, Pistols, Game .ISags, Flasks, Cartridges, Powder, Shot, Lead, Caps, Gun-wads, Cutlery, 4c., near National Bank, McGregor: |owa. 49 *Repairing of all kinds belonging to the jmn and locksmith line dene piomptly. '.r^ A CARD. &T.f. HUNT lat of Syracuse, New Yark.re spectfully i IIIOHHS the people of McUregor and vicin ity that lie has opened anOffiaeinChurch A liidwell's block,where his sons have their Dentistry Establish ment. Dr. HUNT is an old practitioner, lie can be found day and night at his office except when profes sionally absent. All who wish to be treated upon PURK Uomupathie principles will please call on him All Komaleor Chrouic diseases treated successfully McGregor,Iowa, Juud 22d, 1809. 062 tf fruman 8. Gillett, Successor to GILLETT A VERNON and BOTT, JOHNSON A CO., Manufacturer of and Dealers iu CARD BOARDS, COT CARDS AND FARCY PAPERS, MBtarboni Itree*, OKXOAOO y i sell Seal folate and every description ot Personal Property, at Auction, and attend to the same in any part ot thin district. Sales entrusted to his cure will receive prompt attention. M. McNAMAKA, fresco, lew*. H.H. CLARK, M. D. OWTCEover Kennedy's Drug Store. HesiJsiic* at Mn. Low's, Ann gtiaet. 7 WESTERN HOUSE~, Late -'Our llause," J. A W. Wright, Proprietors, Monona, Iowa. 698 ELYHOTELi OlMrles Olty.Iowa. 696 Hanson Ely, Proprietor. C.E. BERRYT Attorney at Iowa. 636 THOMAS UPDEORAFf, General Stage Office JOnK SIIAW, Proprietor. 666 McGREGOR HOUSE. By JOIIN IlKLLBKRU. This house is situated in tha central part oT the City, convenient for steam beat and railway tiuvclvrs as well us to business men and farmers frein the country. Uue.ttB will receive the best of attention. 700 E. HOLLINGSWORTH MiysiclaD and Surgeon, National, Iowa v 11 falls prstnptly attended to. R. C. AMBLER, Attorney at Law, Cal mar, Iowa. Will practice I u th«CourU of the State. 648 H. BRUNNER M. D. Mie, Bank Corner, Smith'* Block, up stain. 641 McQimiOR, IOWA. A. I.JORDAN Attorney at Law,(office in Rank Block) I McURKGOR,IOWA. «. Noble. L. O. Hatch. 6. Henry Frese. NOBLE, HATCH & FRESE, Attorneys at Law.McQREGOU, IOWA. 630 DR. ANDROS, Physician and Surgeon. Residence over Peterson A Larson'sStere. Office in llauk Mock. .578-99 R. HUBBARD & CO., Jewelers and dealers in Musical Instruments, Main Street, (494) McUKKOOR, IOWA. NATIONAL HOTEL PMtvillv,Iowa. Ueneral Stage Office. C. Yanllooser Proprietor. 503 VOLUME XIV—No. 40. BLXADBll CARDS. BR. A. B. II ANNA, Physician and Surgeon. All calls promptly attended to. Klkader, IOWA. 690 D. W. CHASE, M. 1)., corner Main and Illgh Streets, Klkader. 687 t. SNKDIOAR A SONS, dealers in Hardware, stoves and Tinware, Agricultural Impleiuenta, Crockery and OlaHsware, Klkader. 687 V. BALLKR, dealtir in General Merchandise, Hardware, Drugs A MtrJii-iues, Klkader. 687 I). BAYLKSS CO., dealers in Drugs and Medi cines, Fancy Goods and Sundries, Klkader. 687 P.GARAGIITY, dealer in Harness, Saddles,Bri dles'Ac. Cash paid for Hides at highest market prices, Klkader. 087 PRICK A COOK, Attorney* and Counselors at Law, and Real Estate Agents, Klkader, Iowa. Pay Taxes, Examine Titles and practice in the Couitsof thelOth Judicial District, uud Supreme Court of Iowa. 8.T. WOODWARD, Attorney at Law, Klkader Iowa. 687 A. W. DAUOHKRTY CO., drittcTS fn Dry Goods, Groceries and Ucncral Merchandise. Highest Mar ket Prices paid for Produce, Klkader, Iowa. GST E. KALTKNBACH, Watch Maker, dealer in Jewl ery,Clocks, Watches,Dry Goods, Ac.,Klkader, Iowa. DR. J. W. STOUT, Office opposite^. W. Danglierty Co.'* Htoro, Klkuder, Iowa, W. A. WHITNKY, dealer in Iron, Hardware, Stoves,Tinware and Agricultural Tools., Ac., Klka der, Iowa. YOUNG & COOK, Attorneys at Law, Office ovt-r C. Ryan's Store, oppueitu the Bosrdnian House, Klka der, Iewa, will practice in the 10th Judicial District, and in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa. 8pccial attention paid to collections of all kinds. FORD & WAKEMAN, dealers iu Dry Hoods, Gro ceries, Roots, Shoes, Ac Klkader, Iowa. 7u4 CKTTTSXrBS&a, ZOWA. JOHN LUTHER BRO., manufacturers ef .Wag ons, Sleighs and Cutters. VLKCK A BRO.,dealers In Dry Goods,Groceries etc., etc. Forwarding and Commission Merchants an proprietors ef the (Juttenberg Flour Mills. CRAWFORD HOUSE, near Steamboat Landing.— M. Crawford, Proprietor. M. SULLIVAN, dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, *ni« Forwarding and Commission Merchant. JKFEKRSON HOTEL, Schiller stret, between 1st and 2d streets, Henry Tliaman, Proprietor. 49This House has a large yard and good stabling attached. WASHINGTON HOUSK,near Steamboat Landing. 11.11. Freso, Proprietor. Good stabling attached. J. II. Merrill, Prest. Wm. Larrabee, Vice I'rent. O. llulverson Cashier. .£ W. R. Kinnaird, Aast.OiiiWijr. FIBST NATIONAL BAM or aEcaKsooK. Capital SIOO.OOO. At current rate* for sale on all the Ptiacipal Citiej of England, Ireland, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, And Other Parts of Europe. ALSO Passenger Tickets POR SALE Toand From all the Large Cities iu KUBOPK,by Steamer and Fast Sailing Vessels. All kinds of GOVERNMENT SECURITIES bought and sold 645tf HXBBBir 4l CO., TEAS, TOBACCOS AND CIGARS, 235 Randolph 8tr«et, Geo.Slbhen,Chicago. 1 Lewis Maddux, New York. CHICAGOi W. U. Maddas,Cincinnati. -J 519y PZSOPLB'S MARKET. Williams & Bro., In William's New Brick Block Main St., McGregor, Iowa, believe in fair dealing and will always be fouud on hand ready to deal out the choicest cuts of all kinds of meat that the country affords. Highest market price paid for all kiuds of stock. DUMND BROS, i POWERS, Wholesale Grocers, 131 South Water street, 646 CHICAGO, ILL. FRANK KERZMAN, Opposite Pearsall Church's Livery Stable, Main Street* BCeOregror, Iowa, Is ready t» furnish ALL KINDS OF TINWARE FOR HOUSEHOLD USE, Save Troughs* Sin fipei, And in fact everything hi his line at business wiU well made and promptly put -up. be STOVES AND STOVE PIPES furnished and set up to order. GERMAN LUMBER YARD. Stauer & Daubenberger, Dealors in Anmber, Timber* Ziath* Shingles* Doors, Sash and Blinds* W! SUPPLY CITY AND COUNTRY TRADE ON THE MOST LIBERAL TERMS. Have unquestionably the largest stock of SAS1I, DOORS and BLIND4 ever kept in the west—every style and form to suit any buildiug that can We erect ed. «9»Ours is the ONLY LUUBR YARD on the north side of Main Street, McGREGOR, IOWA. MSAT MARKET. OAWSX.TX 4l BBROMAST, C'A WELTI'S BLOCK, Having Ice Room and everything which convenience aud neatness would suggest, aud determined always to Secut ths Ttry Finest Animala fbr th« use of our Patrons, We feel assured that we are offering tlia people o this city as great inducements as ever, to patronise the Queen ot Markets. 49* Fat Cattle beught at the highest price. SR. H. J. HAMMOND, Physician & Surgeon lias taken the office of the late DR. LOW, over Kennedy k Buck's Drug store, and would be pleased to await upon his patrons auif all others who may need Medical Aid. 687w3 Zee Announcement! Cawelti dt Bergmans A?*already arranging to pack a largcaiuonnt of Ice lor the season of 1K70. Hates: 40 cents a hundred, or $'2 00 pi«r mouth for private families. Orders re spectfully solicited thks early, tb&t we may be post 44 as to the demand. CAWVL^t 6 J|$liUMAN. MoQregor, Dec. 8 th, I860. 080 NORTH HAUUEKTY-TIIOMPNON TRIAL. CONTINUED FROM I.AST WEEK'H TIMES. WEST UNION, My AGE is Gregor Iown, July .r). Court met pursuant to adjournment, at 2 o'clock p. in. to-day. James Davis was called and sworn, and testified as follows: 4S, I reside in Mendon town ship, Clayton county Iowa I nm and have 1)ccn for sometime past acting sheriff of Clayton county I have been acquain ted with the prisoner, Andrew Thompson, for some 15 years past he liyes in Mono na township, Clayton county, Iowa he lives 12 miles from McGregor the distance from South McGregor to the landing at Prairie du Chien, is about 3 miles—to iorth McGregor 1 mile. I*was at the pris oner's residence one year ago last May to arrest Thompson I did not find him at home that day I went there and arrested him the next morning about 8 o'clock we went there about noon the first day dur ing this time I stayed a portion of the time in the woods and in Moriona I was hunting for Mr. Thompson during this time—placing men at the various crossings and by-roads, a portion of them remained in their positions for about 12 hours,when they were relieved and other* tiok their places a part of the country around Thompson's place is prairie and part very thick groves there are groves north of his house. I first saw him in his brother-in law's house about 8 o'clock p. in. Sunday morning, lie lives about a quarter of a mile from Thompson's place. IIj* clothes looked as though he had been wading in grass and dew—looked wet. I had 2 men stationed at his house all night. At this time I had little conversation with him he got into the buggy nnd went with me to Mc I had some talk with hiin on the road to McGregor he asked what we wanted of him at McGregor I told him that Mr. Bergman, the Marshal of Mc Gregor, had in his possession a warrant for his arrest we offered to stop and read the warrant to him he said he did'nt care to have it read, that I could tell him what was in it I told him that the warrant charged him with murder he said, "If I had known thui: I would not have been here I then asked him where he wjuld have been he said, "I would have been in some of the groves or sink holes around home I told him wc would have had 200 men in the woods before this time, and that we were about to send to Monona to get two boys who had lived there, to scour the sink holes in your vicinity he said he was well acquainted with that vicinity.and could have remained there six weeks with out any fear of being found the night be. fore wus very dark, and he told me that he was frequently upon one side of a tree in the dark while our boys were on the other side he said he had been dodging our boys that h# had seen a portion of our boys in the afternoon that at that time he was in the grove cast of the brush fence I saw a trunk at McGregor and some pictures I think they are the same articles I saw here in court I first saw it near Bass's warehouse in McGregor: I saw the prisoner pass in and out of McGregor I saw the prisoner and his father leaning against some bannisters they were the first men who told me that the trunks had been found it was about six days after i this that I arrested hiin the prisoner's father in the prisoner's presence talked with me who they thought the trunks be longed to they said they must belong to Mrs. Ilaggerty and her family the old man expressed a fear that the family had been destroyed, and whoever had killed them had got a good "bit"' nf money I asked him if the woman was a woman that would be likely to destroy herself in a fit of insanity or throw herself in the river. The defense objected to anything furth er in that direction, which objection was sustained. 1 subsequently had a conversation with the prisoner, and think he told me that he had taken her from Potosi he said he had seen her often, once after she moved to Prairie du Chien—had visited her once I am acquainted with the banks of the Mis sissippi river opposite Cassville and on the eastern side 1 followed rafting there for two years I atu also acquainted with the Jaco slough it is about one mile from Cassville to the head of Jaco slough I know the location of Jaco Island it is formed by the dividing of the waters of the Mississippi the south line of Clayton Co. strikes the Mississippi river about 3 miles south of Buena Vista. (Witness here poin ted out the Juco Island and slough on the This slou map of Clayton county. Island, as appears by the map, is about 2 or 3 miles north of the south line of Clay ton county, Iowa I have seen steamboats and rafts pass through Jaco slough Bull's Ilead is about 7 miles from McGregor it is four or five miles from where the priso ner lives 13 miles from there to l'ostville via Monona from there to McGrcgor it is about 23 miles. Cross-examined. (The witness here marks with the letter "K," Cassville on the map and also points out Prairie du Chien, upper and lower town). It is about 18 years since I rafted on the Mississippi river have been there frequently since I have not taken an unusual interest in this prosecution I have felt an interest in keeping the prisoner I think I did say the other day that I thought this trial a damned farce when a witness for the State was excluded for want of notice I have acted as detective in this case for a short time. (The question was here asked the witness whether or not ho had a warrant for arrest of prisoner bused upon a requi sition of the governor of Wisconsin on the governor of Iowa. Objected to by the State, and objection sustained.) The State here offers in evidence tin box photographs, or likenesses, Nos. 1 to S, a it, boy's boots, 4 pieces of bows, one ear drop two finger rings, one box of trinkets &e., locket and chain, scissors*, hammer, twilight and hood, map of Grant Co. Wis. and mnp of Clayton Co., Iowa. Prosecution here rest their cause. Mr. Xoble on the part of the defense, stated that they had but little if any testi mony to offer, and that at all events but a very short time would be consumed in its presentation. Court then adjourned until to-morrow at 7] o'clock, a. m. It is generally understood that tb« de fense has no testimony to offer, so that it is expected that the argument of counsel will commence to-morrow. Judge Murdock will open the case to the jury. The prisoner seldom lifts his head now. His nervous system is evidently suf f«ring from the effects of the protracted trial. The only hope of the defense is that mitted in Wisconsin. The fact of his guilt is evident to every one who has read the testimony, while the circumstances of the ease render it one of the most horrible and brutal of any on record. Before the commencement of the argu ment, defendant's counsel stated to the Court that they should insist on the prose cution restricting itself in argument to the single question of the jurisdiction of this Court, and that the District Attorney alone should open and close the case. The court refused to resirict the argument on the part of the Prosecution to District Attor ney, but on request of the District Attor ney, Judge Murdock and J. T. iStoneman were permittod to urgue the case on part of Prosecution, to which defendant excep ted. It was agreed that eacli of the defend ant's Counsel, Messrs. Noble, Odell, Updc graff and Ainsworth, be permitted to ad dress the Court and Jury. Whereupon at 9 o'clock a. m. Judge Murdock on the part of the prosecution, addressed the court and jury conceding that it was the duty of the prosecution to establish the guilt of the defendant be yond any reasonable doubt. He maintain ed that the court would take judicial notice of the extent of its territorial jurisdiction, citing United States statute conferring con current jurisdiction on the territory of Iowa with other states bordering on the Mississippi, over the waters of the Missis sippi river from shore to shore. Also the act of Congress admitting Iowa into the I'nion to same import. Also cites act of territorial legislature of Iowa exteading jurisdiction of counties on Mississsippi riv er to cast shore of river concurrent with other counties and States. Also quotes from revision and decisions of Supreme Court of Iowa to same import. He then proceeded to show that even by common law authority, independent of statute, this jurisdiction of Iowa over the waters of the Mississippi river, existed and could be maintained. Maintaining that tho legisla tion, National, State, and Territorial, al combine to recognize and establish the jur isdiction of this court, provided the of fense uas committed on the Mississipi riv er, which fact he proceeded to show that the evidence would clearly establish. The judge here proceeded to trace the history of difcndunt and Ilaggerty family and their imtimacy with each other as nar rated by the evidence down to the time of his taking her to Prairie du Chien. Defendant visits Mrs. Ilaggerty.at Prai rie du Chien, she expresses joy at seeing him, and tells him that she last night dreamed of seeing him with white pants on and asks him why he had not answered the two letters she had written him, to which he roughly replied, I got no letters. This was a fatal dream to Maria, for with in six days of that time she is at the hunds Of the defendant floating down the Missis sippi in a watery grave. Two days after this interview, she leaves Prairie du Chien and is next found at McGregor purchasing a stove, bedstead, und other article* of household furniture. Why is it that on the following day after making all these prep and ar&tions for permanent housekeeping at McGregor, that there is a change of pro gramme, and she is found selling off these articles and leaving V cloak and sucque, a checked woolen shawl, man's cap, 2 boys' caps, clothing of girl alive by any living witness. Why do you as identified by Dr. Andros, boy's blouse here find him enquiring for Pluttcvillc,and W jacket, boy's pants, board with bole in (instead of going there, *nd instead of stay- IOWA WR MARCH WITH THE FLAG AND KEEP STEP TO THE MUSIC OF THE UNION. McGREGOR, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 1870. the jury will find that the crime was com-: the country in all directions to wear them JULY, GTIM870. Defendant offered in evidence, a tran script from the records of the District court of Grant County, Wisconsin, which showed that defendant had been indicted in the District Court of Grant County, Wisconsin, for the same offence, previous to the finding of indictment on which he is now on trial, which was objected to.and objection sustained, on the same ground that the testimony of Davis was excluded on this subject. Whereupon defendant rested. The reasonable and true answer to this inquiry is that she was prevailed upon by defendant to leave with him to cover up and hide the crime of their too greut intimacy herejthe curtain drops, and we next find the defendant with Mrs. Ilaggerty and family on the following day at Bridgeport. What business had he there with this woman, is a question for the jury to answer. She was not his wife. From here he is traced to Cassville und is seeu with this family near the fafal spot. What business had he there if not to re conoitre a spot to plunge this family into a watery grave If this was not his object and purpose what wus it? After having looked out the fatal spot and reconnoitered this dug way and slough instead of seek ing the hospitality of some roof, he spends the whole night of the 10th traveling about and is next found at McKinnie's in Lan caster, calling for breakfast. Where did he spend the long, cold, and dreary night of December 10th? This zigzaging course was evidently intended to cover up and conceal his tracks nnd make it impossible to trace him. When ho leaves Mr. Hyde's about 3.! o'clock of the lltli, is the last seen of Mrs. Ilaggerty and her children ing over night as he was urged to do, re trace his steps and return to the fatal spot at the head of Jaco slough, where this en tire family was consigned to a watery grave. On the morning ot the 12th he is seen within 2'. miles of the fatal slough, (Mrs. Ilaggerty and children no longer with him) retracing his steps. Were the defend ant to get up and narrate ull the facts in the case precisely as they occurred, he co'd not tell you any facts that I am not able to tell you from the circumstances that have been brought to light, all pointing unerringly to his guilt. Here again you find from the evidence tho remarkable cir cumstances of a sleigh track coming down to the air hole. The council here alluded in forcible terms to the giunt like frame and herculanean strength of defendant, and the fact that for four cold dreary days and nights he had been traveling about out and stnpify them so that they would sleep upon the very ver^e of the grave. Counsel was here interrupted, and the court adjourned to dinner. At a quarter to three p. m. Judge Mur dock concluded his exhaustive argument, giving a full history of all the facts and circumstances of the case pointing to the guilt of the defendant, when Mr. Noble proceeded to open the defence by saying that they proposed to argue only the ques tions of where the offence was committed, and the jurisdiction of this court and he proposed to confine himself to the latter proposition conceding for the purpose of his argument that tho offence was commit ted at Juco slough, and proceeded to argue and cite authority that the jurisdiction of Iowa only rxtended to the main channel of the river, and not to the opposite shore as claimed by the prosecution. Mr. Noble here addressed the court on the part of the defeuso in fubstance as follows: •As we stated at the onset, we do not propose to discuss any other feature of this case than the legal one involving the single question of jurisdiction. I shall not stop in my argument to discuss where the offense was committed, but for the sake of the argument admit it was committed on Jaeko slough. If the prisoner is convicted of murder in this State under the testimony, it will be but judicial murder. I come to the question first of bound ary and jurisdiction. The prosecution has not attempted to define the terms boundaiy and jurisdic tion. Take the act of Congress admit ting Iowa into the I'nion, aud construe its language literally and it gives Iowa judisdiction over the Mississippi from St. Paul to its mouth, but the proper construction would be that it gives the state concurrent jurisdiction over the river proper, but not over the sloughs and bayous of that river. Jaeko island is the east bank of the Mississippi aud the jurisdiction of Iowa can go no fur ther. Jaeko island aud slough are in. Wisconsin, aud in order to reach Jaeko slough from Iowa, you havw to pass over a part of the territory of Wisconsin.— [Mr. Noble here read from Gilbert vs. Molinc Water Works.] 19 Iowa report. The ease at bar is exactly parallel with the one just read by me, for you have to go over aud across a part of Wisconsin to get to Jaeko slough. It is tho thread of the river proper that forms the common boundary. The word jurisdiction, as applied to states implies nothiug more than the power to govern by legislation and until the state has legislated upon that subject, your honor has no power to try a case arising be yond the main thread of the Mississippi river. The criminal code of Iowa is all the law that we have on the subject.— That nowhere gives this court authority to try a case like the one at bar.— It gives this court no jurisdiction for offcuses committed, as the testimony tends to show, upon Jaeko slough in Wisconsin. There is no common law to hang a uirfu in Iowa. That authority must be specially conferred, and if not found in our criminal code, it cannot be exercised. [Mr. Noble here read from 1st Bishop's criminal law, showing that at common law the jurisdiction of coun ties ouly extend to the water line, while the jurisdiction of the state over the territory may extend into the water one marine league.] It is not pretended that Jaeko slough is the Mississippi river. We have to pass over the sovereignty of Wisconsin to reach it. If a crime was committed on (5 rant river below where Swift slough enters into it, the gentleman might with just as much consistency claim that Iowa had concurrent jurisdiction of it as over the offense committed upon Jaeko slough. The courts of Iowa have no jurisdiction even to remove a nuisance erected upou the Mississippi river near the opposite shore as is fully shown by the opinion of the court iu the case of Gilbert vs. the Moline Water Works which was for placing an ob struction by building a dam across the slough or channel which forms the is land of Rock Island, in which case the supreme court decided that the courts of this state had uo jurisdiction to try, and for a much greater reason this court has no jurisdiction to liwr aud determine this case for an offense com mitted on Jaeko slough, iuvolviug the question of man's life. TIMES. Mr. Odell followed in substantially the same line of argument, but went further contending that there was no evidence showing that the deceased came to her death by drowning, or even that the crime was committed on Jaeko slough, we give the substance of what he said on this point: In fact there is n» Was evidence We (TI.MKS whatever showing that this offense was committed on Jaeko slough it is simply inferences raised by the counsel for the prosecu tion and without any foundation in fact. They furnish no evidence whatever, showing that the family had been drowned. Why did they not examine their lungs and ascertain whether such the fact or not? The books show that from such an examination such facts could have been ascertained. And again it would have hecen utter ly impossible for the prisoner to havs taken the members of the family one by one from the sleigh and put them in this air hole. While putting one in. the others of course could have run away and raised an alarm. The only reasonable idea is that the family were murdered, if murdered at all, before the team went on the ice and if such be the case, of course then the cause falls to the ground, and the prisoner has no business here. I think your duties in this case will be easy. It is for you to find where the crime was committed Considering the facts of the case what is there of it? Why did they indict him in Wisconsin? Because they no faith in the case in this state. The state must prove ail the material points in the case beyond the possibility of a reasonable doubt, before you are authorized to find the prisoner guilty. In conclusion let me say, act towards this prisoner as you would have him act towards you, were he in your place and you in his. The West Union Union," fnni which we clip largely, the reports being first published in the Dubuque Daily "Herald," by Henry Riekel Ksq of West Union, says: "We regret the want of space to give a synopsis of the speeches of Messrs. Stoneuian and Granger for the- prosecu tion. and Ainsworth and Updcgraph for the defense. While they followed out the same theories aud line of arguuient presented by Judge Murdock for the prosecution, and Mr. Noble for the de fence, each gave marked evidence of his ability as an advocate, by the differ ent views in which he presented the facts to the jury, and the able and for cible manner in which he illustrated aud analyzed the law to the court ou the jurisdiction question. The argu ment commenced Wednesday morning, and was concluded Thursday noon, and was listeued to throughout with marked attention, not only by the Court aud Jury, but by the dense crowd of spec tators, male and female, who crowded the Court House to its utmost capacity. At the conclusion of the argument the Court charged the Jury, as follows:" EI»S.) We again copy from the "Union:" The usual motious for a new trial and in arrest of judgment having been filed, argued and overruled on Saturday, July 9th, at 8 o'clock 1\ M., the pris oner was brought into court to receive his sentence. An anxious sympathiz ing crowd were waiting to witness the closing scene of the great drama that had for two weeks beeu the only topic of conversation on the street, iu the stores, groceries, saloons, and in every domestic and social circle. With nary a sympathy for the culprit, however^ but alf for the victims lie had so ruth lessly slew. He took his usual place in the court room by his counsel, with all the composure and dogged firmness that had characterized him through the trial. In a moment the densely crowded court room was as silent as the grave. All seemed to realize the solemnity of the occasion, and those who for two weeks of suspense and uncertainty as to ttihe prisoners fate, had been the nuMt Ibitter and severe in their denunciations of him as a being unfit to disgrace so honorable a death as the gallows, now that he was about to receive front the court his final doom, seemed to be momentarily moved with pity and compassion for him, to wards whom a moment before they WHOLE No. 718. were breathing anathemas and curses. Just at this moment of suspense the counsel for the defense, presented an affidavit setting forth their inability to supply copies of motion, evidence and so fourth, missing from the record, and the rights of defendant would be pre judiced by sentencing him before they were supplied, which could be supplied some day next week, whereupon the case was continued until Thursday July 14th, at 2 o'clock P. M. When in all human probability he will receive his sentence, after which the supreme court and Kxccutive clemency will be the only sources to which he can look for hope to escape, a fate that in the opinion of 99 out of every hundred who have heard the story of his horrible murder of the Ilaggerty family, serves. II. W. B., have equal regrets on space account. It is told us that the legal gentlemen engaged in this suit added largely to their credit as attor neys. Judge McG lathery charged the Jury elaborately in 22 sections.— We condense. Is the body of the dead woniau that of the late Maria Haggarty? Did Thompson murder her. either by poison, strangulation, drown ing or iu auy other manner? Has there been proof of malice aforethought? These being proved to you, have you evidence that the murder was committed iu the Iowa waters of the Mississippi? All this authorizes a verdict of guilty of murder. If you are not satisfied that the murder ftas committed in the jurisdiction of Iowa, then this case must go to Wisconsin. The Judge's charge is very able one, and we de sign publishing it as a matter of record in murder cases. IM richly^de- The idea of a general Shakspearean commemoration is one in which the bet ter elass of American citizens will take especial interest. We feel sure that it will be universally honored, and that its influ ence will be of the most refining and ele vating character. It will create a desire with the coming generation to read the works of Shakspeare and to see them ably represented. The annual festivals in the principal cities, on the 23d of April, will all forth the best and wisest men of the nation, they will meet the good and great of i he stage, and each will learn the true value of the other. It is quite time that 'lie men and women who give character to the dramatic profession were more fitly recognized. The day has long gone by for press or pulpit to underrate the posi tion and powir of the drama. A national ''Shakspeare day" would do much toward correcting the false impressions that still linger in some minds. '-The pulpit orator may lift his eye«, And wltli his finger pointing to the ukits IIIII I forth liis thunder on the actor race. Ami call the play-hniue a most sinfnl place. Vet. let the preacher and tliv church remain, To lead the soul to heaven, and to K*m Rich ••(inquests over wickedness and sin— The outward ni^na »f excellence within— Shall we condi nin tlin church, that tho** vlMtttcl) Ho not precisely practice what they preach? Belike there art' a» bad men in tliu chinch As ever lelt the erring in the lurch: And on the stage, perhaps there are as good As ever earned a poor old mother's food. Then let the drama follow ou her course, Relinking folley, showing the remorse n vice attendant, and the earthly pain, That ever breeds where crime hath left a nlate. Religion and the drama, hand Tti hand, •Might spread docility throughout the lantl. This of the soul, the other nf.the mind, Be thus the miMlon of the two combined ON IxTEitF.sT.—No blister draws sharper than interest does. Of all industries nane is comparable to that of interest. It works all day and night, in fair weather and foul. It has no sound in itK footsteps, but travels fast. It gnaws at a man's substance with invisible teeth. It binds industry with its film, as a fly is bound in a spider's web. Debts roll a man over and over, binding hand and foot, and letting hiin hang upon the fatal mesh until the long-legged interest dovours him. There is but one thing on a farm like it, and that is the Canada thistle, which swarms new plants every time yon break its roots, whose blossoms are prolific, and every llower the father of a million seeds. Every leaf is an awl, every branch a spear, and every plant like a platoon of bayonets, and a field of them like an armed host. The whole plant is a tor ment and a vegetable curse. And yet a farmer had better make his bed of CaBada thistles than attempt to be at ease upon interest. If you have a discharge from the nose, offensive or otLerwise, partial loss of the sense of smell, taste or hearing, eyes wat ering or weak, feel dull and stupid or de bilitated, pain or pressure in the head, take cold easily, you may rest assured that you have the Catarrh. Thousands annually, without manifesting half of the above symptoms, terminate in consump tion and end in the grave. No disease is so commtn, more deceptive or less under stood by physicians. It. V. l'ierce, M. !., of rJull'alo, N. Y., is the proprietor of Dr. Sage's Catarrh ltemedy,—a perfect Specific for Catarrh, "cold in the head," or catarrhal headache which he sends to any address, post paid, for sixty cents, or four packages for S2. Sold by most drug gists everywhere. If Johnson's Anodyne Liniment is half as valuable as people say it is, no family should bo witout it. Certainly no person, 1 e he lawyer, docter. minister, or of any other profession, should start on a a journey without it. No sailor, fisher man, or woodsman should be without it. In fact it is needed wherever there is an ache, sprain, cut, bruise, cough or cold. Farmers^nd "Horse Men," are continu ally enquiring what we know of the utility of Sheridan's Cavalry Condition Powders, and in reply, wo would say, through the columns of the Times, that we have heard from hundreds who have used them with gratifying results that is uUo our experi ence. A. T. Stewart returns an income of less than $100,000 for the past year, while Clailin, Mellen & Co., and hundreds of other large New York houses show but small profits. Thousands of iuerchaKts swear to losses for the year, and a number of houses failed. "Ticket sir," said a railroad conductor, passing through one of the trains the oth er day, to a passenger. "My face is my ticket," replied the other, a little vexed.— "Indeed," said the conductor, rolling back his wristbands and displaying a most pow erful bumth of fives, "well, my orders are to pnch all tickets passing ovr this road." Ayers American Almanac, for the new year, has arrived for delivery gratis by Peterson & Larson, to all who call for it. This little annual has the largest circula tion of any book in the world, made by the fact that it furnishes the best mediual advice which is available to the people— enables them to determine what their com plaints are and how to cure them. It con tains the startling announcement of the conflagration ol a world, or the combus tion of one of the stars in the fifuuunent with all its attendant planets. In tho neighborhood of Boston once lived two clergymen, one of whom was re markable for his dry humor and the other for his prolixity. The former meeting the latter, asked htm to preach for him at his Preparatory Lecture. The latter replied that he couli not, as he was busy writing a sermon on the Golden Calf. That is just the thing," was the rejoinder, "couie and give us a forequarter of it" Dog Driving: In Alaska. My team comprised time dogs. The leader was a fine black dog named Ikkec, |vho had a magnificent bushy tail, which was always erect and curly. The next ene tras black and white, and called Sawaska, ft hard worker and of amiable disposition. Next the sled was old Kamuk, my favorite and the ugliest dog in the brigade. Ilis tail, poorly furnished with hair, was usu ally between his legs his ears were short and scored with the marks of many bat* ties. Ilis face was stolid and exhibited emotion only when feeding time came, or when tome other dog ventured too near or lagged behind. His body was large, and his legs like pillars his color was white, with dirty spots. Altogether he looked a good deal like a .lean pig. But how to would pull 1 A description can give but a faint idea of dog driving. It is an ait in itself. The nature of dogs is cross grained, and they frequently do the wrong thing with appar cntly the best intentions. Each has a pe culiar look and character. Some are irre cl aim ably lazy, others enjoy hard work un less pushed too far some are greedy and snappish, others good humored and deeor us. All are very practical, showing af Tectioironly for the man who feeds them, and for him only as long as he feeds them. Iience the voyager should always feed his own team himself. They dislike the whip not only when in use, but in the abstract. They will always destroy ene if they can get at it. The whip is made with a short handle, a very long lash, braided of leath er or sealskin, nnd usually loaded- with sheet lead or bullets in the core. As we walk behind the sled, which ordi narily travels about four miles an hour,we have an excellent opportunity of studying dogs. One habit appears to be ingrained in their nature. It exhibits itself at street corners in cities, and at every bush, stump lump of ice they pass on the road. When traveling rapidly,some dog will stop twen ty times an hour to examine any bush or twig which attracts his attention. If a leader, it checks the whole team 'if not, he usually entangles himself in the har ness, and jumps frantically to release him self as he hears the well known crack of the whip about his ears. If a log comes in the way, and the driver is not ready with his help in urging the sled over it, down they all drop on their haunches, wagging their tails, and looking about with a pleased expression, or uttering a sentimental howl. With a crack of the whip, and a shout for Kamuk to stir him self, their reveries are broken, and we go on. Going down hill the whip and lungs are again called into requisition, to keep the dogs out of the way of the descending sled. It is said that no man ean drive doge without swearing. I think it is in a mea sure true. At all events he must have a ready store of energetic expeletives to keep them on the qui vive. In Russian Ameri ca we always used the indignant epithets, which, as wc did not understand them, were hardly sinfnl. If there is a tree near the trail, the dogs invariably try to pass it on different sides, until checked by their harness they constantly exhibit such idi osyncrasies, and it was lucky for Job that he was not set to dog driving if he had been, I fear that his posthumous reputat'n would have been lost. At noon we stop for a cup of tea.. Tea over, you empty your chynik, and set it in the snow a moment to cool, that you may not burn your sled cover. Having re placed it, and seen that the dogs are un tangled, you shout to Kamuk, "be off, you old sinner Down goes his tail, and you go.—DaIVs Alaska. End of Four Great Men. The four conquerers who occupy Ilia most conspicuous plaees in the history of the world are Alexander, Hannibal, Cae sar and Bonaparte. Alexander, after having climbed MM dizzy height of his ambition,with his tem ples bound with ehaplets dipped in the blood of millions, looked down upon a conquered world, and wept that there was no other world for him to conquer, set a city on fire, and died in a sceneof debauch. Hannibal, after having, to the astonish ment and consternation of Rome, passed the Alps, and having put to flight the ar mies of the mistress of the world, and stripped "three bushels of gold rings from the fingers of her slaughtered knights and made her foundations quake, fled from his country, being hated by those who once exultingly united his name to that of their god, and called him Hanni Baal and died at last by poison adminis tered by his own hand, uulamented and unwept, in a foreign land. Cesitr, after having conquered 800 cities and dying his garments in the blood of one million of his foes, after having pur sued to death the only rival he had on earth, was miserably assassinated by those he considered his nearest friends, and in that very place the attainment of which had been his greatest ambition. Uouuparte, whose mandates, kings and popes obeyed, after having filled the earth with the terror of his name after having deluged Europe with tears and blood and clothed the world in sackcloth, closed his days in lonely banishment, almost literally exiled from the world, yet where he co'd sometimes see his country's banner wav ing over the depot, but which did not and could not bring him aid. LEARNED LADIES.—Miss Maria Mitchell' has been made Professor of Astronomy by Vassar College. Heaven help her husband —if she ever secures one. Learned wo men neyer make good housewives. We have known many *uch women in our day both in this country and in Europe, but not a solitary one happy in her domestic relations. Not one. The moment you ed' ucate one of the sex up to the standard o( rare distinction, you unfit her for domestio duties, you unfit her for her proper family position. She saust wed a milksop and be come the head of the family herself,or else her married life will be a perennial seane of quarrel, petty bickerings and acute no tions. A learned woman may be happy as an old maid she never can be as a wife and mother. It is a pity, but it is the truth. The Albany Atyu* thinks that with proper exertions the Democracy map ry twenty-two States in 1872. —m An Iowa paper exposes the meannass of a large Dubuque manufacturing fins that "docks" its employees five cento par week to pay ioe bilto.