WEDNESDAY, JULY 12,18»9.
OFFICIAL FAI»*R OF CITY AND COUNTY
Republican authorities continue to
disagree as to the amount of money it
cost to elect Mr. McKinley. Their fig
ures vary all the way from 33,000.000
to $50,000,000. llanna publicly admits
the payment of 53,000.000. John Sher
man says that he understood it was £5,
000,000. Grosvenor puts it at 315,000,
000. Hut, no matter what the sum was
it came largely from the trusts, the
money trust included, and the amount
so advanced was a great investment for
the trusts. They never did and never
will make another contract as ad van
tageous to them as the one they mad«
in 18U6 with llanna.
The New York World has made a
calculation which Bhows that 1U trusts
control the lives of no less than 17,000,
000 of the people of this country. This
of course does not mean 17,000,0(X)
workmen, but means workmen and
the members of their families depend
ent upon them. Here we have
conditions where a few men, less prob
ably than 200, have at their fingers' ends
the weal or woe of upwards of ono
fourth the inhabitants of the entire
country. Such conditions bode evil,
but we presume that the trusts are en
joying no privilege not purchased and
paid for when they contracted with
President McKinley can turn things
around and shape his conclusions to
correspond with his desires about as
easily aB any public man in the country.
Here is and example of hiB versatility:
On April '24, 1R90. Mc
Klnley said in oonuresH:
If we could Invade
the world's markets,
harshor conditions and
On Kob. 7.1899, at the
lioston banquet, lie
The past year has re
corded a volume of
business, domestic ami
In any former oper
ations of the United
States. Our enormous
export trado lias made
Amerlcau balances sat
isfactory, and almost
for the llrst time the
money of the countrv
has been so great that
our capitalists have
sought foreign- Invest
meuts. We aro fast go
lug trom debtor to a
creditor nation. I hoiu
nothing will check It.
reator»acrl llcea would
demanded of thn
masses. Talk about
liftvt! it In Its fullness.
Wo would rovol In un
restrained trade. Ev
erything would, Indeed,
bo cheap, but how cost
ly whon measured by
tne degradation which
would eusue. When
ineroliandiso Is the
cheapest men are the
poorest: and ttie most
in the history of our
country—ayo, in all hu
when everything was
the lowest aud cheap
est measured by gold,
for everythlug was the
highest and the dearest
measured by lalmr.
With me thin position
Is a deep conviction
not a theory.
From the Chicago Record.)
The office boy for the trusts has let
out the fact that the octopus simply
winked the other eye when it heard
that Alger waB to fight it.
General Otis a Failure.
If General Ottia is responsible for
the manner in which affairs have been
conducted in the 1'hiiiipines he is an all
round failure in everything, except in
the manufacture of false and mislead
ing reports. According to his bulletins
he has been whipping and chasinc
Aguinaldo and his men nearly every
day for the past four or live monthp,
but a close analysis of his chasing calls
to mind the Btory about how a boy
chased a bear around a tree.
It would have been honester, and far
more in keeping with American
methods to have never established a
press censorship at Manila. Thn
American people can not long be de
ceived by manufactured statements,
and sooner or later the whole truth will
John T. McGutcheon, the Chicago
Rocord correspondent sent a long state
ment relative to actual conditions in
the I'hilipines to Hong Kong, where
Otis has no control over the telegraph
lines, and from there the statement was
telegraphed to the Record on June With.
Mr. McCutcheon gives General Otic'
review of the situation aB follows:
Matters are moving on prosperously
and the Filipinos are Rick and tired
of the war. The insurgent army is re
presented as a pack of brigandB under
robber chiefs, and these leaders tire said
to be quarreling among themselves be
ing unable to hold their forces together
much longer. They say that the war
would be brought to a close promptly
if the wet season would hold oil a little
longer. They say the number of troops
now at hand iB siillicient for every pur
pose. They Bay that business is im
proving and peace returning in spite of
Aguinaldo and his men. They say that
the scattered forces of the insurrection
have been deprived of resources and that
the insurgent leaders, acting only from
motives of Belli8h personal ambition,
keep up their spirits merely in the hope
which comes to them from the anti an
nexation sentiment expressed in the
The correspondent then gives what
he terms the situation as it is. lie
"So much for the military view. The
oilicers in the field know that the Fili
pino troops are aggressive and full of
spirit. The thoughtful men in Manila
know that the rigid press censorship
and the Washington bulletins do not in
the least strike terror to the bosom of
Aguinaldo and bis men. Theoutlook at
the present time is more gloomy for the
speedy ending of the war than ever be
fore. The plan of making raids on the
country and then withdrawing the
troops again, leaving the natives who
have shown them friendship to be ter
rorized and prosecuted by the returning
insurgents, is proving harmful. It
alienates the entire population, thus
strengthening the insurrection."
The insurgents still have a good or
ganization, and their resources are not
materially impaired. The failure to
sweep the fertile rice country above
San Fernando to the coast has left im
mense resources in the hands of the
enemy. Therefore they can continue
war indefinitely while left in the pos
session of this valley and of the import
ant ports of the iBland.
W. J. McKnany is the possessor of a
dandy new surrey.
Ed Iloulahan and Steve Lacey were
transacting business at Ityan Saturday
The MiBses Ona and Emma Koehler
drove over from Ryan Sunday after
noon, and viBtted their friend Miss
MUaSadie Leonard is visiting this,
week with friends at Ryan.
1). Magirl and wife and Pete Mc
Enany and wife are rejoicing over the
arrival of a baby boy at the home of
the former and a girl at the latter's.
Oeo. Beatty and family spent Sunday
at the home of Dan :ilcrist, near Ryan.
Mrs. Maguire, of Monti, is spending
a few weeks with her daughter Mrs.
The farmers in this vicinity are busy
preparing "to make hay while the sun
Moarly all of our citizens attended
the celebration at Kyan, nly 4th.
Miss Maud Masterham spent several
days here this week, the guest of her
Rt«r Miss Kmma Masterham.
Victor and George Oollard went to
Waterloo the 4th.
Miss Gertrude Lawman of Manches
ter, is a guest at the home of her uncle,
S. Collard this week. Miss Lawman on
her former visits here has made many
friends among the young people, who
will be pleased to see her again.
Albert Duggan has sufliclently re
covered as to be able to ho moved to
his home here.
Mrs. L. S. Sherwin, of Forestville, is
visiting Mrs. .1. S. Jiarry.
Levi Raster, of Delaware, visited ai
the home of his aunt, Mrs. Allen Itarr.
part of last week.
Leslie Iloyt was out looking after his
farm, one day this week. He was ac
companied on his "pleasant drive into
the country" by Hanson Russell.
Mrs. Winnie Parrott, of Manchester,
spent several days-this week, a guesi
at the pleasant home of Mrs. Charles
Mr. and Mrs. ,)oe Belknap spent thi*
Fourth at Cedar Kapids.
Little Shirley JJrayUm had the mis
fortune to break his arm Saturday, by
falling from his pony. Dr. Kcholieid.
of Ryan, reduced the fracturd.
Miss Clara Murray, of Manchester,
is assisting Mrs. Barnes with her house
work thiB week.
MTB. Chas. Barry and little daughter,
Leah returned Friday from a few days
visit at the home of Mrs. Harry's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Trenchard
Miss Millie Jirayton went to Man
oheBter, the first of the week to attend
the summer school to be held there.
Thos. King has finished hit new bam
and is now at work, remodelling his
FOR HA WKEYE FOLKS
STATE ITEMS WHICH WILL BE OF
Sioux City, la., July 10.—The local
authorities are taking extraordinary
precnutions to prevent further IOBS of
life in the Cnmerer-Johnson feud,
which culminated last week in the
death of John Camerer at Brown's
Lake, twenty miles from Sioux City.
Camerer and Chris Johnson, a Dane,
and a neighboring farmer, originally
quarreled several weeks ago in the
course of a discussion of the relative
merits of their respective countries.
Ccmerer was of a violent temper when
intoxicated. Last Thursday he drank
too much and opened lire with a shot
gun from his own dooryard on John
son's house. One of his shots smashed
a window and narrowly missed Mrs.
Johnson. Her son, Albert, answered
the bombardment with a weapon of his
own, and Camerer fell dead.
His sons immediately announced
their intention of taking up the quar
rel, and would doubtless have done so
but for the arrival of the officers. Young
Johnson was arretted and brought to
Sioux City, and his parents accom
panied him on the plea that they were
afraid to remain near the Camerers.
The latter was forcibly prevented from
following the Johnsons here to avenge
their father. If Johnson is acquitted
fhey will be still further incensed, and
a lierce light is feared on their return
Throe Iowa Itoyfi Drowned.
Waterloo, la., Jufie 6.—John Hoover
aged 20 Albert Hoover, aged 17 Roy
Harlmugh, aged 11, drowned in Cedar
creek, two and one-half miles below
town, Sunday .afternoon. Harbaughwas
bathing, got beyond his depth and Al
bert Hoover attempted rescue. He had
the boy in his arms, but the current
was too strong, and he had to let go.
He failed to get back to the shore him
self. John Hoover in the excitement
got beyond his depth and being unable
to swim he, too, was drowned. The
body of Ilarbaugh was recovered, but
the other two are still in the river. The
boys are all sons of farmers living
south of town.
IOWJI'H ITulied Ohiitttlan JParty.
Des Moines, la., July 5.—The United
Chrlotian party met in this city yester
day and nominated the following tick
et: For governor. C. D. Heacock, of
Brighton judge of the supreme bench,
John M. Ilelmick, of Dubuque super
intendent of public instruction, W. C.
Pidgeon, of Richland. The following
resolution was adopted: "We believe in
direct legislation of the people, and In
order to make a government—a gov
ernment from God through Christ—we
should be governed in all things, law
making included, by the standard:
'What Would Jesus Do?'"
Iowa In Need of Labor.
Clinton, la., July 6.—That there Is a
scarcity of laboring men in Iowa is
again proven. For the past few days
M. Sullivan, who has a contract to do
some grading for the Northwestern
Railway company at Odebolt, has been
in the city trying to hire men with
teams. He offers $3.50 a day, yet has
been unable to secure but little help.
He advertised in the daily papers for
men and teams, but all appeared to be
busy. It is an unusual thing to go over
100 miles to secure help at such tempt
ing wages and then be disappointed.
Novttl Award of Damages.
Des Moines, la., July 8.—Walter O.
Clark was awarded 9855 damages
against Edward Dicks in the district
court Thursday. The damages was sus
tained by Clark through drinking milk
from a cow rented by Dicks. Clark, in
the first place, sued for $5,300, and then
during the progress of the trial in
creased his claims to $15,000. The in
crease in the damage claims was the
result of testimony given by his physi
cian. He said Clark Is in had condi
tion, and is liable to die. It is sup
posed the cow has tuberculosis.
Sent Up for Sixty Your*.
Mason City, la., July 6.—Loren R.
Bone, '\vho three weeks ago was con
victed of the murder of James Allison,
has been sentenced by Judge C.John C.
Sherwin to sixty years in the peniten
tiary at hard labor. Bone Is 35 years
old. An effort has been made by Bone's
attorneys to secure a new trial, but it
was refused. It is not likely that an
appeal will be taken.
Girl-Murder and Suicide,
Des Moines, la., July 5.—William
Ludwlck,of Rockwell City, arrived here
Monday to celebrate the Fourth with
his sweetheart, Miss Bertha Whiteside.
Yesterday morning, on her refusal to
marry him, he shot her twice in the
parlor of her uncle with fatal effect.
He then turned his revolver on him
self, sending a bullet
Caused by Floods in
BRAZOS VALLEY ItKGION' SUFFERS.
Whnt a Week Ago Wm the Fat rent Part
of Texas I* Now a Fonmkeu Wiltloriiein
•—Everything Under Wuter from Two to
Seventeen I'Vi't—inundated District 0OO
Mile* i.oujr and Fifty Mile* Wide—Ob
servation* .Made by a Correspondent.
Houston, Tex., July 6.—A corre
spondent Just returned from a voyage
through the Hood districts, says: "The
half has noi been told of the havoc
wrought. The disaster is so appalling
tliut description is not possible. After
fell is iiood will come sickness undoubt
edly and what a week ago was the fair
est part of Texas, is now almost a
God-forsaken wilderness. The waters
of the Brazos have for six days cov
ered Its valley to a depth of trom six
to thirty feet. Where a week ago there
were on every baud fields of cotton
and corn and thousands of acres of
watermelons and canteloupes, today
there is slimy mud over all the vege
tation, and carcasses of cows, mules,
pigs, dogs and cats, mayhap humanB,
for many are missing. Our party left
Bryan at sunrise, going to the Nava
soto bottoms and to a pofnt about
three miles from Millican.
"Here we encountered everywhere an
overflow from the Navasota which
spread out fuliy two miles on either
side of the Houston and Texas Cen
tral track. Everything is under water
from two to seventeen feet. It looked
on all sides like a great lake and the
water was so high that for a vast area
it completely submerged the telegraph
and telephone poles along the Une. In
truth, portions of the Navasota bottoms
are even now a perfect sea, extending
four or five miles wide at certain
points. I saw hundreds of houses there
totally submerged and as many more
were swept from their foundations and
destroyed. The planters of the bot
toms are still moving their help and
whatever is left of thcirestock to places
whore they can be cared for. They are
nobly helping each other and taking
refuge wherever they can, some of
them seeking safety on house tops. All
the planters stated that the outside
world has no conception of the
floods or losses incurred by the d£*
struction of crop, stock and building!}.
Nearly every planter has built boats
and sent them through the flooded dis
tricts to render assistance to the people
and if possible save some of their
Over 600 Miles In Length.
"The flood district has a length ot
over 500 miles, a breadth ot probably
fifty miles and in all this vast space
damage incalculable has been done.
The loss to life will never be fully
known, perhaps the bottoms were
thickly settled, mostly with negro ten
ant farmers among these has been
the greatest loss of'life. To show the
damage done the following estimates
have been made by men who are in a
position to know: Lives lost, from
100 to 300 IOBB to farmers, Including
crops as well as live stock, from $6,
000,000 to $15,000,000 damage to rail
roads and to country bridges, $2,000,
000 to $4,000,000. These estimates are
taken in the whole area. It is known
that more than sixty people have met
their death that many bodies have
been recovered It is not believed that
all of them will ever be recovered.
Death of Robert Itonner.
New York, July 8.—Robert Bonner,
editor, churchman and lover of fine
horses, died at his home, 8 West Fifty
sixth street, at 7:40 o'clock at night. He
was 78 years old. There was no or
ganic disease, and death was due, his
physicians say, to the shock of two
great sorrows—the death of his eldest
eon, Andrew Allen Bonner, from pneu
monia, on Dec. 27 last, and of his pas
tor, Rev. Dr. John Hall, to whom he
was deeply attached and one of whose
warmest supporters he had been
through all the troubles which led to
Dr. Hall's final retirement from the
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian church.
LUIIH'« Stayer* Acquitted.
Manila, July 8.—The trial at Cabana
tan of the slayers of General Luna,
the Filipino lender, who was assassin
ated by the guard of Aguinaldo's resi
dence, Is ended. The accused were ac
quitted on the ground of self-defense.
The testimony showed there was a con
spiracy upon the part of Luna and oth
er officers to kill Aguinaldo and make
Luna dictator. Luna's death ncems to
have strengthened Aguinaldo's lead
ership for the time. Luna's support
ers are now outwardly loyal to Aguin
liarcelona IllotM Continue.
Barcelano, Spain, July 6.—The anti
tax demonstrators paraded the streets
again and defied the police. The gen
darmes and police charged upon the
crowd, which stoutly resisted. Two
policemen were wounded. The indus
trial representatives met in the even
ing and passed resolutions refusing to
pay additional taxes. The disturbances
were renewed iu the morning. The
running of street cars has been sus
pended and the shops have been com
pelled to close.
Iimtli of Major Ueatwole.
Washington, July 8.—The war de
partment has received the following:
"Santiago ile Cuba, July 7.—Adjutant
General, Washington: Major Heatwole,
chief commissary, died yesterday at
7 p. m. of yellow fever.
"SHIMER, Assistant Surgeon."
Major Joseph Heatwole was a resi
dent of Indiana and a brother of Rep
resentative Joel B. Heatwole of the
Third Minnesota district.
Meta .Sliochlnt Death.*
Washington, July 8.—Fire and ex
plosion in the residence of Captain
Dickins of the United States navy, re
sulted in the shocking death of Mrs.
Dickins, who was fearfully burned and
died before medical assistance could
reach her. Other persons about the
house were severely, but not danger
for an IiiMiu-aiiee Compuiiy.
Hartford, Conn., July 8.—Frederick
A. Betts, of New Haven, ex-Insurance
commissioner, wa« yesterday appointed
receiver of the National Life Insurance
EDUCATORS AT LOS ANGELES*
Nearly '2,000 lilt| ut«n Attend the Opeu
Los Angeles, July 10.—Nearly 2,000
delegates to the National Educational
association have ^arrived in the city
and twenty special trains are scheduled
to arrive during the day, bringing sev
eral thousand people. The session will
continue through three days. The com
tee in charge of the entertainment of
the visitors is taking care of the ar
rivals and there is no confusion.
Many prominent educators are al
ready here. Dr. Nicholas Murray But
ler of Columbia university, New York
Robert B. Fulton of the University of
Mississippi, and A. R. Taylor of Em
poria, Kuu., president of the national
council of education, have arrived.
President Lyte of the National Educa
tional association and United States
Commissioner of Education Harris are
Chicago Murder Cleared Up.
Chicago, July 10.—By the confession
of the two men who robbed and mur
dered Martin Meier In his home, 155
West Fifty-Seventh street, June 7, the
mystery surrounding the old miser's
death has been cleared up. Emll Smith
and Sigmund Brosclie, alias "Coffee"
Brower, alias Brock, who ware ar
reeled tit Buchanan, fceod*
brought to Chicago. They told the
story of the murder, under the Impres
sion tlmt Meier was alive. Since leav
ing for Michigan they have not seen
a newspaper containing anything about
the crime. When assured that they
were wanted only for robbery they
readily fell into the trap, and con-
Horses Killed In Wreck.
Elko, Nev., July 10.—A freight train
carrylpg six ears of horses loaded here
was wrecked at Moors, twelve miles
east of Wells. Four of the cars con
tainlng the horseB left the track and
nearly all the anlmnls were killed. The
accident was caused by one of the
horses kicking open a front car door
and falling on the track. A wrecking
train has gone to the scene of the ac-
eident. No one was injured.
Wheeler Ordered to Manila.
Washington, July 7.—Brigadier Gen
eral Joseph Wheeler has been ordered
to report to General Otis at Manila for
service in the Philippine islands.
CARRIAGE IS STRUCK BY A TRAD
Of the 8OTM 1'erHoim Who Occupied the
Vehicle Four Were Killed Outright*
Two Died Later of their Injuries and the
Other Staudtt Soine Chance of Recovery
—View of the Train Shut Off by High
Columbus, O., July 10.—Six members
of a family of seven were killed at the
Woodward avenue crossing of the Big
Four railroad. The seventh lies In a
critical condition at one of the city
hospitals. The dead are: William
Reinhard and Rachel Reinhard, his
wife, and their sons, William, aged 12
Arthur, aged 9 Karl, aged 7, and Ed
ward, aged 5. The surviving son,
Clarence, aged 15, has a broken collar
bone and is otherwise severely in
jured, but will probably recover. Mr.
and Mr*. Reinhard and their five sons
had gone out for a drive to a one-horse
surrey. They went first to the home
of Mrs. Jacob Hoffman, near the state
fair grounds, whose husband had been
killed only last Friday In a local rail
View Obstructed by a Feuce.
After a short time spent there the
Reinhard family started to go to the
DESTRUCTIVE FOREST PIKE.
It Breaks Out In the Mountain* West of
Anaconda, Mont, July 10.—A terri
ble forest fire broke out in the moun
tains west of Anaconda, in the vicin
ity of Mount Haggln, and it Is still
raging with unabated fury. The fire
originated six mileB west of Anaconda,
near the base of the mountains, from
the campfire of two boys picnicking
above Vincent's ranch. It spread rap
idly through the forest on the sides of
the mountain, both east and west. Be
fore sundown over 1,500 cords of wood
three poor woodchoppers,
the work of a year, were consumed.
So great was the volume of smoke that
100 miles away. The
sight at midnight was brilliant, with
the snowcapped peak of Mount Haggln
towering heavenward above the mass
of flames, which then covered several
thousand acres. The mountain sides
are heavily wooded, through which the
fire is burning its way. The forests
are dry and there are no prospects of
rain. The fire must burn its way out
to either perpetual
or to the tim
Charged with Killing Her Husband.
Erie, Pa., July 10.—Clarence E. Shat
tuck, one of the proprietors of a bil
liard room at Four Mile Creek, near
here, was shot and killed early In the
morning and his body placed on the
tracks of the Erie ri^tor line. His wife,
Ella Shattuck, 1b locked up In the Erie
police station, charged with murdering
him. An examination of the body by
Coroner Stelnmetz disclosed the fact
that the man had been shot in the
head, arm and back. It is stated that
two bicyclists who were near the road
way in the Immediate neighborhood
of the trestle heard a cry of "murder"
twice before the shots were fired, and
that they saw a woman hurry down to
wards the mouth of the creek.
Deaf Mute, to Meet In St. Paul.
St. Paul, Minn., July W.—The sixth
national convention of mutes will
meet here Tuesday'for a four-days' ses
sion. It will be opened by Bishop
Whipple, assisted by the Rev. A. W.
Mann of the Mid-Western Deaf Mute
mitisloD. Delegates are expected from
all over the United States. The con
vention will be welcomed to Midiiesota
by Governor Lind and to St. Paul by
Mayor Kiefer. Judge Mott of Fari
bault will make an address. The ad
dresses will be interpreted for the deaf
Wi-Dty Whirl on a Chluiney.
Washington, July 10.—Alexander M.
Schreyer, known as the "Australian
Whirlwind," 1B about to ride a six-day
race against time on a home trainer,
perchfd at the top of a chimney 195
feet above the .roadbed of Pennsyl
vania avenue. The machine Is to be
fitted with a chalnbcss bicycle. The
chimney Is all that remulns of the
Capital Traction power house, and il
la the highest structure In Washington,
except Washington monument and the
Womwi I. Bent on Killing.
LaSalle, Ilia., July 10.—Kate Herbels
helmer, who shot Charles Salzman at
Seatonvllle Thursday afternoon and
who was herself seriously wounded,
has been placed under $1,000 bonds to
keep the peace. She says, however,
that Sulzman, whose death 1B expected
hourly, muBt marry her If he recovers,
adding that she will surely kill bim
unlesB he doea so.
Arretted for SLealittic
Council Bluffs, July 10.—J. M. Lane,
freight and ticket ngentt of the Chioago.
Milwaukee and St. PairD railway in this
city, was arrested Saturday on a charge
of embeulement. The amount of his
shortage is about $3,(00. Lane gave
Former Lputenant in the Army
KM SSK1» I'KOM TItE SERVICE
On Oct. 3. |KO*. nt Fort £horidnn. While
Under thA 1»1IU«M«CO of Liquor, thr Lieu
tenant I'iiTit Tiiwc Shots at Colouul
Croftou-flll* Wife Socnrod a Divorce
and tlx) AYrntchml Man Took to Drink
ing to COM—IIIH Military Career.
July 10.—Samuel F. Pague,
lieutenant in the United
8tates artoy, who became involved in
serious ti auble at Fort Sheridan sever
al years hgo, was found dead in a ho
tel at 146 Clark street. It is thought
Frightful Crossing Accident
of Mr. Reinhard.
Their road lay across the tracks of the
Big Four railway, which runs along!
the west side of the state fair grounds,
high board fence around the fair
grounds shuts off the view of all trains'
approaching from the north. The
crossing has always been considered a
dangerous one on this account and a
number of fatalities have occurred
there. The afternoon passenger train,1
arriving here at 1:16 from the east, was
about due. Several eye witnesses to
the accident say the
upon the tracks without any of the oc
cupants noticing the train, which I
struck the vehicle just as it rested^
squarely on the tracks.
Hurled luto the Air.
The surrey was knocked into a thou
sand pieces and the occupants hurled
into the air. Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard
and their sons, Arthur and Karl, were
killed instantly. The other boys. Will*
lam, Edward and Clarence, who,
though badly injured, were still alive,
were taken to a city hospital in am
bulances. William and Edward were
so badly Injured that they died early
in the evening. Clarence will proba
bly recover unless there should be In
ternal Injuries, which the physicians
are unable as yet to determine. The
horse attached to the surrey was cut
to pieces. The Reinhard family resid
ed at 256 Donaldson street and was
one of the most highly respected on
the south side of the city.
URUTENANT 8. S. PAGUtt.
that Fague committed suicide, as a bot
tle containing poison was found in one
of hit coat pockets.
Lieutenant Pague was formally dis
missed from the army Jan. 2, 18DG, in
conformity with the order of the presi
dent approving the findings of the
court-martial before which he was
tried. Oct. 3, 1895, Samuel F. Pague of
Company F, Fifteenth infantry, then
stationed at Fort Sheridan, shot at
Colonel Crofton three times. Two bul
lets pierced the colonel's overcoat and
ttie other went wild.
Pague Had llceu lirlnklng.
The evening before his assault upon
Colonel Croften he appeared on parade
and was under the influence of liquor.
He was offensively courteous to the
colonel, and even went so far as to of
fer him a cigar while he was reviewing
the parade. Colonel Crofton ordered
Lieutenant Paguo removed to the hos
pital, where he gave orders to have
him confined indefinitely. In some
way Pague escaped about 4 o'clock the
next afternoon and went direct to his
home. He entered the house and found
Colonel Crofton talking to Mrs. Pague.
According to Colonel Crofton's state
ment, he had heard of Pague's escape
and had walked over to his quarters
to learn if he had gone there. He was
asked Into the parlor by Mrs. Pague,
and there it was that the lieutenant
found him a few minutes later. Colonel
Crofton told the lieutenant he would
have to return to the hospital under
arrest, when Pague drew a revolver
and, aiming It at the colonel, pulled
the trigger. There was the look of a
wild man in Pague's eyes, said Colonel
Ruithed Upon Dl» %tiailaiit.
The weapon missed fire and the col
onel rushed at Pague and pinioned his
arms, while he wrested the revolver
from the subaltern. The gray-haired
commander left the house with the
weapon, intending to summon the of
ficer of the day and the guard to place
Pague under arrest. Mrs. Pague tried
tb quiet her husband, but he managed
to get another revolver from some un
known source and reached the porch
Of his quarters as Colonel Crofton
reached the sidewalk. He raised the
revolver and fired at the aged com
mander three times. Mrs. Pague was
behind the lieutenant and gave a cry
of warning to the colonel, but did not
reach her husband until he had shot
twice, and then struck down the arm
supporting the revolver. Two of the
shots passed through the overcoat of
the colonel, while the third buried it
self In the ground at his feet. Before
Pague could fire again Colonel Crof
ton, who never lost his cool-headed
ness, was upon his assailant, and other
officers came to his aid.
Il«tnlRtied from Service.
Lieutenant Pague was placed under
arrest and ordered confined to the
guardhouse in a solitary cell. That
aight Post Surgeon Girard examined
the prisoner and pronounced him vio
lently insane and ordered him sent to
the hospital. A court-martial was or
dered by the department commander
fend the result was that Pague was
found guilty of assaulting a superior
and was ordered dismissed from the
ferylce. This finding was approved by
the president and Jan. 2, 1896, he was
formally dismissed from the army.
Meantime, Mrs. Pague went cast and
procured a divorce from her husband
He followed her east, but failed to ef
fect a reconcilintion and subsequently
returned to Chicago, where he has in
dulged in liquor to excess.
Was *on III' Oliio.
Pague was born In Ohio and received
bis appointed to the military academy
at West Point from that state. He
graduated June 15, lS7(i, and entered
the actual service as a second lieuten
ant. He was connected with the Fif
teenth infantry for number of years
and had been stationed at posts all
over the west. When the regiment was
consolidated at Fort Sheridan he was
attached to Company as a first lieu
tennt. Previous to the shooting Pague
bad displayed no animosity toward his
eolonel, and. in fact, he had referred to
him on several occasions as bis best
Hpeelal KI«»-tton Ordered.
Jefferson City, Mo., July 6.—Govern
or Stevens has ordered a special dec
tion to be held on Tuesday. Aug. 29, to
fill the vacancy in the Eighth Missouri
district caused by the death of Con
gressman Richard P. Bland.
•tauten l»y au A
Henley-on-Thames, July 8.—Howell,
the American oarsman of Trinity Hall,
Cambridge, beat Blackstaffe of the Ves
ta Bowing club in the final heat for
the Diamond sculls, of which Howell
Is the holder.
EKltEAVOUim A HE BUST.
Great IVare and Arbitration (iattwrinjf ai
Detroit, July 0.—The oilicers of the
United Society of Christian Endeavor
did not arrive in time to hold the an
nual buslucss meeting of that corpora
tion at the hour set, viz.: 10 a. m., aud
the meeting was late in couveniug.
llev. Dr. Francis 12. Clark was re
elected president of the United Society
of Christian Endeavor at the meeting
of the trustees. John Willis Baer was
re-elected secretary and William Shaw,
The convention began at nightwitha
grand welcoming rally in Tent En
Detroit, July 10.—The great outdoor
"international peace aud arbitration1
gathering, looked forward to as the
most novel and perhaps the chief event
of Christian Endeavor convention
week, was held at 4 o'clock in the aft
ernoon under weather conditions much
more like those of October than of
July. Overcoats and jackets are were
in demand rather than linen coats and
The sky was overcast and a north
west breeze, with an occasional dash
of rain, blew freshly from Lake St,
Otalr korou Belle IB1«, wb«rt th*
crowds assi jnblod for the peace Jubi
lee. Speaking trom various points of
antnjro was followed by presentation
for i'.doption of the "Christian Endeav
or peace memorial," a copy of which
will he sent to the international peace
conference at The Hague.
THAIN KOIiliKKS IN WISCONSIN.
Attempt to Hold ITp a Chicago Train—
Throe Women Hurl.
Chippewa Falls, Wis., July 10.—A des
perate attempt was made by three
men to hold up the limited passenger
train on the Chicago, St. Paul, Minne
apolis and Omaha railroad, running
between Duluth and Chicago, near the
village of Chctek, Barron county, thir
ty miles north of this city. The train
was fired into three times. Two bul
lets went through the windows of one
of the coaches and lodged In the roof
of the car. Two women were struck
in the face by broken glass, and an
other. Mrs. J. W. Sherron, a resident of
Cadott, Wis., had one eye cut In a ter
rible manner. It is thought that she
will lose the sight of the eye.
Another bullet went through the en
gine window and barely missed strik
ing the engineer. The engineer opened
the throttle wide, and although mora
shots were fired at the train, none
struck it. All the passengers became
panic-stricken and the conductor with
difficulty restored order. The sheriff
of Barron county was notified by wire
from here, and with a posse of fifty
men has gone to the scene of the at
tempted hold-up to capture the bandits.
ILL HIDE HIS TIME
Zola Not to Write of Dreyfus Case
HE Wll.l, WAIT TIM, TRIAL ESDS.
IHHIICH a of ItuinorN—'RpvUlon,
II** Sayt, Marks tli Kntraiwe of Moral
ltleaH Into I'OIIHCN—AI. Uaiitel, tht* Gov
ernor of I4*VU'M (Mtaiid. l)U!l|illiu'(l for
Ills lVrHecuiion of CHptain Dreyfuit
Kn|N4i- mid l.ouhot.
Paris, July 10.—Emll Zoln has sent
the following signed dispatch to a New
"Positively I will not write of the
Dreyfus case for any newspaper what
soever—at least not until the coming
trial is over. What J, had to say I
have said. I consider that I am no
longer needed. I withdraw.
"1 learn that a man in New York
loasts that he has a contract with me
to write a play about Dreyfus. An
other man talks of my making a lec
ture tour through the United States.
Not Aiitlioi-t/.i-d l'ul»ltaliotiM.
"1 learn, too. that certain newspa
pers have recently published articles
signed with my name and are an
nouncing that they will publish other
articles by me. All such statements
are absolutely impositions. I have
never authorized these statements nor
the publication of these articles. When
I raised my voice for Dreyfus 1 merely
desired to rally the defenders of Jus
tice then busy elsewhere to draw at
tention to a crime the accomplishing
of which was not to be tolerated.
Moral ld**a In Polltlcx.
"I am glad I did it. Because the
agitation probably saved an innocent
man. Because it proved Invaluable in
educating the masses. Because this
revision marks the entrance of the
moral idea into politics, where prin
ciple is too constantly sacrificed to im
mediate expediency and mutual tolera
tion. Such a sacrifice, in the long runv
is ruinous to any nation. 1 am glad
I did it. Should occasion arise 1 should
enter politics again.
In llamlH of Iteilor Leader*
"Now, however, my ideas on these
subjects are In the hands, of better
leaders of men than I am. These
leaders are amply able to make the
Ideas to fructify In this beloved, gen
erous France. Having no doubt these
Ideas will bear fruit In America, too,
I cannot Bee how any articles, lectures,
especially how any bad melodramas
I could contribute to the discussion
would help the good work. Therefore,
as despite what has been said I have
none but a literary ambition I now re
turn to purely literary labor."
M. I) AM II. IS DISMISSED.
Governor of Devil*. I.land Dl.clplln.dfbr
HU Hdraocutlon of DrityruN.
Paris, July 10.—By a decree of U.
Decrals, minister of the colonies, M. Ia
Soucas has been appointed command
ant of the penitentiary establishments
at the lies du Salut, replacing M. Dan
iel, who is called to other functions.
This formula "called to other func
tions," says The Figaro, is generally
UBe'd to designate the disgrace of a
functionary whom there is no Intention
of further employing.
M. Daniel, it will be remembered,
was the director of the penitentiary
and the guard of Dreyfus, who at the
very moment when the court of cassa
tion ordered by unanimity a revision
of the trial, sent a report to the ad
ministration of the colonies that called
forth a cry of reprobation by the whole
press, and In which he attempted to af
firm Dreyfus' guilt without other argu
ments than those which he drew from
the attitude, physical aspect and occu
pation of the prisoner.
Think They Will win the Cup.
Southampton, July 10.—Yachting clr
cles in the Solent were never more ex
cited than now over the prospectB in
the forthcoming race for the America
cup between the Shamrock and the
Columbia. The Shamrock took a trial
spin Saturday, and when it was over
member of the crew said to the cor
respondent of the Associated Press
"TJie Shamrock will do what she is
built for, aud will beat the Yankee.
She sailed admirably, without a hitch,
and answered her helm to perfection,
which is one of the greatest consid»
tions. We are going to win. hut it is
Impossible yet to judge of the yacht
No eworlhy Oocurreno*'-
St. Petersburg, July 10.—The Bus
slan papers devote much attention to
the telegrams exchanged between Em
peror William of Germany and Presi
dent Lou hot of France. The Novoe
Vromya says: "It is a noteworthy oc
currence and President Loubet may re
joice at something like a fortuitous
Kronstadt having taken place during
his government." The paper adds that
Russian diplomacy has by no means
been taken unawares, but had made no
slight effort to bring about such
meeting. The Herald says the matter
is the subject of sincere congratula
lu-llneH to Arbitrate.
Vienna, July 10.—The United StateB
government has declined the proposal
of the government of Austria-Hungary
to arbitrate the claims for damages
arising from the death of Austrian
Hungarian subjects during the rioting
at Hazleton, Pa., in September, 1897.
Farm for Bale.
The Clark farm, eouslatliiR of 20(1 acres of cul
tivated land and 'i0 acres of Umber is for sale.
It Is locatod about miles south east of
Manchester on the Delhi road. For particulars
address or call on Hronson & Carr, Manchester,
HOUSE TO KENT.
The Denton residence property near the High
School building Is for reat. Inquire of
lOtf K. W.TIKHILL.
It's like a "din iu the fnuntahi of youth.'
Touches the cheek so Kently that "youth lingers
on the face of old age." That's what Hooky
Mountain Tea does.—Smith's Fbarmaoy and
I am preparod to furnish estimates and guir*
antee satisfaction ou all kinds of Mason workt
C. I*. MUtbjcit,
i7U innitlitenr. it«t
In the home cannot be realized without some arrange
ment for cooking without heating up the big cook
stove. Outside of natural gas, nothing has yet been
invented that quite equals the gasoline stove for sum
mer use, and rn gasoline stoves the "Jewel' stands at
the head. Simple in operation, economical in the use
of gasoline, quick in operation and always ready to re
spond to the cook's demands.
If you contemplate the purchase of a gasoline stove
you can make no mistake in buying a "Jewel.' We
have a nice assortment on hand and it will pay you to
look them over.
George S. Lister
Hot Weather Shoes
We have a still a lew pairs of Ladies' Oxfords
TAN AND BLACK
which we are making a big cut 01 Also Ladies,"
Misses and Children's Tans. KEEP YOUR
FEET COOL with a pair.
SHOES FOR CASH!
KINNE & MADDEN
(ieorge Bent* Road Extension, No.
Htate of Iowa, Delaware County, ss:
To WHOM IT MAY CONCKRN:
The commissioner appointed to locate a high
way 4e feet wide, commencing at the northwest
corner of the northeast quarter of thu southwest
quarter of section 14. township W. north rang"
U. west of the rth principal meridian and run
ning thence east along the quarter line of sulil
section, between land owned by J. G. Kentz.
Laura E. Itosekrana and Anna J. Rodies, and
terminating at the center of said section 14. lias
reported In favor of the establishment thereof,
und ail objections thereto or claims for damages
must be filed in the County Auditor's office on
or before noon of the ?th day of September. A.
!.. 189U. or such highway will be established
without reference thereto.
tith day of July, im
)I. E. STKTHON,
Bidx Wanted for Electric IJghts.
Sealed proposals will be received at the ollice
of the City Clerk of the City of Manchester. Iowa,
up to Yi oxlock m. on the 24th day of July, 1&19.
for the lighting of the City of MauchOHter. Iowa,
said lighting to be by electricity.
Bids to be made on fist rate far street lights
and a Hat and meter rate for private lights, both
lt and tandie power aud tor all-night fecrvlce.
By order of the city council.
Dated tills nth day of July, IHIK.
K. It. itOlUKKOX. S. A. STKAIKMAN,
City Clerk. U8w2 Mayor.
FIFTY MILLION TOFFEE DRINKERS IN
Why the Famous Firm of Arbucklc I r«i.
Control th« Bulk of the Coffee Trade.
It is estimated that there are llfty million enf*
fee drinkers In America. We have loug since
passed the mark of beiug the largest coffee con
sumers In the world, one-third of the entire cof
fee grown being used in Ameriea This propor
tion has been steadily growing since 1801 viu it
the total amount of colTee imported was mil)
From Brazil. Peru, Java aud Suinatru. Ceylon.
India Africa, the Philippines, and the islauds of
the tropical seas, bugs, bales and barrels pour
Into New York city every year by the hundreds
of thousands From New York they are distri
buted to all parts of the country.
But the greater portion of the coffee Imported
Is retained In New York by the famous Arm of
Arbuckle Bros.—the largest coffee dealers In
the world. They buy more than all othor dual
urs combined, aud the name Arbuckle has be
come synouytnous for Immense dealings iu the
favorite breakfast beverage. This has givon
them great prestige among coffee growers in
every jiart of the world and as large buying al
ways makes for good buying, it is not surprising
that Arbuckles' has become famous as the
standard of coffee values, a standard no other
house has been able to reach.
MIlttoDS of homes in every sectlou of the coun
try to-day use nothing but Arbuckles' coffee.
Tne test of experience has taught the careful
housewife that her faith uot only means mouey
saved, but that she IH supplying the best coffee
that money can procure for the coffee drinkers
of her household.
One Immense advantage possessed by Ar
buckle Bros, is that of belug able to deliver the
coffee berry to the cousumer with all its delight*
ful aroma and tlavor intact. This they do by a
process, ttie patents of which they exclusively
hold, covering the many little pores of the berry
thereby holding in its goodness. The Ingredi
ents used iu the process are eutirely wholesome
aud nothing deleterious Is used to mar the deli
cacy of llavor or taste.
Part of the success of Arbuckles' coffee has
been due to the generous aud unique system
used t3 popularize It. Iu each package of the
coffee there Is a list of articles. With each
package in which the list is found the purchaser
buys a definite part of some article to be se
lected by him or her from the list, subject only
to the coudltion that the slguature on the pack
age Is to be cut out and returned to Arbuckle
Bros. Everybody should see this list.
A few good horses for eastorn markets, must
It* sound and in good condition. Enquire at my
place on Union street In Manchester.
39tf T. W. KOHINHON
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
Bids will bo received uutil noon of July tftthfor
the building of a school house at Dundee. Iowa.
Plans aud specifications may be souu at the
post office In Dundee, Iowa. The Bourd re
serves the right to reject uny or all bids. Dated
July 8,1899.—«!. L. (iiLHKKT, Chairman.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINIS
STATE OK IOWA, Delaware County— hs.
Notice is hereby given, that the undersigned
has been duly appoluted and uualltied as Ad
ministrator oi the Estate of BRIDGET HYNK8.
late of Delaware County, deceased. All persons
Indebted to said Estate aro requested to make
Immediate payment, and those havlug claims
against the same will present them, duly authen
ticated, to the undersigned for allowance.
Dated June with. 1899. Administrator.
Bronsou & Carr, Atty's for Estate. '27w:s
The "Hfe-llue" Is out, extending the "glad
hand" of life, hope, and happiuess. Reaches
arouud the globe. 'Tls Rocky Mountain Tea.
35cents —Smith's Pharmacy and Gregg& Ward
Very Cheap Tickets.
Are ou sale dally at all ticket offices of the Chi
cago (treat Western Ry. to jiolnts In Oregon
British Columbia. Idaho and Montaua. A good
opportunity to travel cheaply. Consult any
Agent of ttie Chicago Great Western Ry. for
rates, time tables, etc. or address, F, II. Lord.
General Pass, aud Ticket Agent, 118 Adams St.
Tia the B., O. R. & N. By., June 20,
July 4 and 16, Aug. 1 and IS,
Sept. 6 and IB, Oct. 3 and 17.
On these dates round trip tickets,
(food 21 daye will be sold at the rate of
One Fare, plus 92, to all points on this
line in Iowa, Minnesota and South Da
kota, north of and including Shell Hock
and Abbott Crossing and to Waverly.
Tickets at this rate will also be sold to
a large number of cities and towns in
Northern, Western and Southern states.
For further information call on li., C.
It. & N. Agents or addresB
J, MORTON, G. P. & T. A.,
B6wl? Ctdtr Uaplds, It.
Maud Lust night .lack told me that he
wouldn't marry the best girl living, unless—
what—unless shw look ltoeky Mountain Tea.
bright felfow.—Smith's J'haiiuHcy and Gregg fti
1 luivu Kot ti patuut ituvlse for cleaulni chim
neys. If you want yours cleaned leave orders
for tne at Heth Brown's or Graham & Son's. 1
also doall kinds of mason work and white wash*
luK.tiulld chimneys and cisterns and do repairs.
All work warranted to Ktve satisfaction.
8tf JOHN TOWSI.HK.
For reliable information in relation to
locations for business of all kinds write
the Industrial Agent of the Chicago
Great Western Ky. liusiness men and
manufacturing industries wanted for
towns on this line situated in the best
farming sections of the west. Send for
Maps and Map f.eaflets. W. J. Heed,
•504 Endicott Hldg, St. l'aul, Minn. 44
On June 20th, July 4 & 18th, August
1 & 15 and September 5th & lUth, the
Chicago Great Western Ky. will have
on sale Ilomeseekers tickets to various
points in the South West and North
west at one fare plus $$2.00 for the
round trip. Tickets limited for twenty
one days from date of Bale returning.
For full information as to homeseekers
points, rates, time of trains etc. call on
any Agent "Maple Leaf Route" or ad
dress, F. II. Lord, Gen. I'ass. & Ticket
Agent, ll.'i Adams St. Chicago. 24wl2
EXCURSION TICKETS are on Bale
daily at all stations of the Chicago
Gret Western Ity to Denver, Colorado
Springs, I'ueblo and Glenwood Springs,
Colo., at a very low rate. Apply to any
Agent "Maple Leaf Houte" for full par
ticuiars or address F. II. Lord, General
i'asB. & Ticket Agent, 118 Adams St.,
Excursions to Clear Lake Iowa.
The Chicago Milwaukee and St l'aul
Ky will sell Kxcursion ticketB to Clear
Lake anil return every Saturduy until
October 1st at rate of 82 50 for the
round trip. Good to return until Mon
dav following date of Bale.
I am supplying a limited num
ber of customers this season with
QUAKER HILL ICE
Next year 1 will be on deck with
a new ice house, 40x80, and will
be ready for all my old customers
at POPULAR PRICES.
Bme Flyer to Florida
DAILY TO ST. LOUIS
Hint cimuttcUtiK lines by way of
Leaves St. Louts every evenlnu, Is [a'solitl train
to Nashville, anil carries a
Through Sleeoing Car
St. Louis to Jacksonville, Fla,
Day Kxnress also leaves St. Louts every
morulim "nt! curries a through sleeping car, 81.
Louis to Nashville aud Chattanooga, connecting
wlih through sleeping cur to Augusta. Through
coach St. Louis to Nashville, thus Hiving
DOUBLE DAILY SERVICE
to Nashville, ('lmttauoogu. Atlanta aud .lackson
vllle, connecting alt principal points iu thesouth
east, such as Charleston, Wlllmlugton, Aiken
and Savannah lor all points |U Florida.
Tickets aud full Information concerning the
above can bo had of agents of the "Centrar'and
O. u. rtlrOAKTY, I). P. A., St. Louis, Mo.
A. II. 1IA.NHOK, O. 1*. A. .1. I\ MKltltY. A. ).2A.
Chicago, BOtf Dubuque. Iowa
R. W. TIRRILL
Is Loaning Honey as cheap
as any person or Corpor
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