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3tl)i Democrat.
•I Democratic Connty Convention.
pemoorats of Delaware county will me ot
dclegute convention sit the Court House In
Manchester. lowu, on SATl) KPAY. AlHi. fth
189a, at 11 o'clock a. m.. for tlie purpose of clioos
9. doloKHtoB to reprHstmt Delaware county at
tlie Democratic State t'ouviMition to le held hi
Iowa, on tin* wtli. day of August.
gl8W and, also, to place lu nomination candi
dates for the following county ofllces:
A candidate for representative in the place ol
B. A. Raker.
A.candidate for treasurer In the place of L.
A candidate for sheriff in place of K. W. Fish-
A candidate for superintendent of schools in
.tf'-the place af L. T. Katon.
A candidate for coroner in place of H. H.
A candidate for member of hoard ol suporvls
vt^ors In place of S. P. Carter.
Also for the purpose of the election of a connty
central committee.
The basis of representation will be one dele
Kate for cach township, and one additional dele
Kate for each ten votes or fraction of five votes
or over cast for socretary of state in lPl'S.
Hulow wlil be found the number of delegates
each ward and township Is entitled to:
Colouy in Coflln's (I rove in
•Elk North Fork
Honoy Greek 8 Delhi 10
^Hlchland 8 Mllo
Bremen 12 Prairie
v. Earhllle Precinct 7 Hopklnton Precinct.. r»
Dolaware 3 Sand Spring ...
Delaware Outsider... 5 Union 5
Manchester 1st Ward 6 Hazel Groen 8
A*' ad Ward 7 Adams 9
3d Ward 4
Total 14«
If the republicans think they can do
nothing by legislation or by enforce
iment of present lawB to curb the power
of the trusts very well. Then let them
turn over the government to a party
which doeB have some hope of accom
plishing something by such means.
Something has got to be done, that is
sure. The laissez-faire policy will never
do for euch a problem as this.—Buffalo
At the age of 20 Queen Victoria was
married to Prince Albert, and at 42 was
left a widow. N'oW, at the age of 80,
she has devoted what she regards as
her last ollicial visit to the capital of
her empire to the taBk of dedicating to
the prince consort's memory the final
and crowning building of that South
Kensington museum which he founded
and which, as she decreeB, 1B henceforth
to be known as the Victoria and Albert
museum, iler career, thus outlined,
presents an example of wifely constancy
and devotion which would be admired
in any walk of life, and which has been
by no means common among royal
folks. It is her supreme di tinction
that she has never let the wife, the
mother and the woman be lost in the
mere queen.—M arion Register
The editor of tho Washington 1-ress
is not a believer in modern Bchools
Hear him: "Colleges are alwayB
jibroke,' and are the confoundest beg
gars on the footstool. It is hardly
doubtful that the millions that are an
nualy given to the schools are aB good
as thrown away. They are very expen
sive, these schools. They leak money
in salaries like sieves. And what iB
the upshot of it all Why, such ac
complishments as hazing, helling
around, a glee club traveling around to
bore the natives, a foot ball slugging
team, a boating crew and a college yell
Talk about humbuggerv in politics!
The modern
from top to bottom
are the biggest shyBters we know, in
the sense of gulling rich greenhorns and
buncoing the public out of money."
"The trusts must go" is the keystone
of an organization which though com
paratively new, already claims members
in every state and territory. It is
known as tho American Anti-Trust
Jjeague. The executive committee of
the league held a meeting in WaBhing
ton recently. The League, which has a
full set of national ollicerB, thus sets
'i forth its object: "The purpose of the
American Anti-Trust League is to
arouse the only power on earth that is
stronger than the power of money in
public life. That power iB the patriotic
j, impulses of the people. The little lin
ger of that power, when awakened, iB
stronger ten thousand times than the
influence of all the trusts and com
bines of the land. The memories of
c: the many sacrifices of the fathers call
/, UBtoaction. If these trust combina
tions are allowed to go on they can
plunder each of us into poverty. No
si man knows how soon the fear of hun
ger for his wife and family will make
s. him a coward. It behooves to strike
while the lire of liberty yet burns,
a The American Anti-Trust League is
non-partisan. We call all American
freemen to council. If a democrat or
a popuiisl or a republican public man
has shown himself to be a subservient
tool of this great corporate power
then all the united power of the men of
the American Antl-TruBt League will
be used to crush him and drive him
from public life. We will adopt the
tactics of our enemy until we have
created a legislative, judicial and exe
cutive power in sympathy with tho.
public welfare. And we call upon
every American citizen, who loves hiB
country and the great principles of
popular government better than he does
his party to join us in the work of re
establishing the equal rights of Ameri
can citizenship."
Nerve Poisons.
The Popular Science Monthly pub
lishes an article written by President
1. S. Jordan, of Stanford University, in
which that eminent scientist speaks as
follows about nerve poisons:
The inlliience of all drugs which ef
l'ect the nervotiB system must be in the
direction of disintegration. The
healthy mind stands in clear and nor
nial relations with nature. It feels pain
as pain. It feels action as pleasure
The drug which conceals pain or gives
ii lalse pleasure when pleasure does not
exist, torces a lie upon the nervous
The kissing hug, according to a
Washington correspondent of the
ittsburg Dispatch, is the mere ligment
of a jocose inimagination, and was sug
gested, it is ailirmed, by the fact that
there was a colored man whose pastime
was to kins unprotected females as they
walked in some of the remoter streets.
The name "black bandit" was face
tiously given to him, and as he success
fully eluded capture, it was suggested
that perhaps the man was a myth and
that there was a bug that did the busi
ness, and to it was giv^n the name of
kissing hug. An ingenious correspond
ent, who knew something of (ireek,
gave it its entomological name which
means black bandit. What was intend
ed as a slimmer joke gained credence
and spread, and blame was laid to its
door for the misdeeds of all sorts of
The Canadian premier, in a speech in
parliament last Saturday, said that the
Alaskan boundary dispute would have
to be settled either by arbitration or
war. This sentiment, if we can believe
the dispatches, has the approval of all
partieB in that country. ow suppose
Uncle Sam Bhould claim the province
of Ontario, and contend that our claim
would have to be settled either by war
or arbitration, what would our Cana
dian neighbors think of such a perform
ance? We would have juBt as much
right to make such a claim as Canada
has to claim one of our Alaskan har
When Premier Laurier hints at
war, he little knows what he is talking
about, or if he knows has little regard
for consequences, in the event of such
a war the American garrison at Fort
Assinnibone would cut the Canadian
l'acitic railway before breakfast the
morning following its formal declara
tion, and before the end of a month
our armieB would be at the threshold
of every city in the Dominion.
Recently the editor of the Monticello
one of the orators
tem. The drug which disposes to re
verie rather than to work, which makes
ieel well when we are not well,which
destroys the sanity of life, all
lants, narcotics, tonics, which affect the
nervous system in whatever way, reduce
s- the truthfulness of sensation, thought
v: and action. Toward insanity all such in-
IInonces lead and their ell'ect,
tho' it be, is of the same nature as
ft mania. The man who would see clearly,
think truthfully and act effectively,
must avoid them all. Emergency aside,
he cannot safely force upon his nervous
system even the smallest falsehood.
And here lies the one great unanswer
able argument for total abstinence not
abstinence from alcohol alone, but
from all nerve
excesses. The man who
would be sane
must avoid all nerve
soothers and "nerve foods." as well as
tranceB,ecstacieB and
similar influences.
If he would keep his mind he muBt
never "lose
bead" save
normal sleep.
the rest of
been misunderstood
by some. He was not, strictly speak
ing, an unbeliever. He was an agnos
tic, and agnosticism is know-nothing
ism. Ingersoll did not say there is no
(iod, no soul, no hereafter, he simply
said, 1 do not know. Many times he
expressed his views on the subject, but
probably never more cogently than in
the last verse of the last poem written
by him. It was published on the 3d of
last month and the verse to which we
allude reads as follows:
"Is tliero heyoml tho silent niclit
An (!lnllnss (lav?
death A door that leads to
We eainidt say.
The tinimielesK secret luckoil in fate
We only know. Wo liopo ami wait."
Press Censorship at Manila.
Our army commanded by Otis and
the Filipino army have been circling
around Munila for tho past live months,
like two men chasing each other around
a tree, and every day (ieneral Otis has
been telegraphing to Washington glow
ing accounts of victories won.
Most people have been fairly well
satislied for some time past that these
ollicial dispatches were official fabrica
tions, or largely so, and that the news
paper correspondents were being pre
vented from telling the truth. This
general belief is now an established
fact. The following statement, signed
by all the
correspondents at
Manila, was sent by messenger to a
liritish port and from there telegraph
ed to this country:
"The undersigned, being all stall
correspondents of American news
papers stationed in Manila, unite in
the following statement: We believe
that owing to ollicial dispatches from
Manila made public in Washington the
people of the United StaleB have not
received a correct impression of the
situation in the Philippines, but that
these dispatches have presented an
ultra-optimistic view that is not Bhared
by the general officers in the field.
"We believe the dispatches incorrect
ly represent the existing conditions
among the Philippines in respect to
dissension and demoralization result
ing from the American campaign and
to the brigand character of their army.
"We believe the dispatches err in the
declaration that 'The situation is well
in hand' and in the assumption that the
insurrection can be speedily ended
without a greatly increased force.
"We think tho tenacity of the Fili
pino purpose has been underestimated,
and that the statements are unfounded
that volunteers are willing to engage in
further service.
"The censorship has compelled us to
participate in this misrepresentation by
exercising or altering uncontroverted
statements of facts on the plea, as
(ieneral Otis stated, that 'they would
alarm the people at home,' or 'have the
people of the United States by the ears.'
"Specifications: Prohibition of re
ports suppression of full reports of
field operations in the event of failure
numbers of heat prostrations in the
field systematic minimization of naval
operations, and suppression of com
plete reportB of the situation.
Of the Iowa Weather and Crop Service
for Wetk Ending Monday,
July 24, 1899.
ceremony of the laying of the corner
stone of the new M. E. church in his
city. In his' remarks he disclosed the
fact that he is a non sectarian, liver
since then he
in the last issue of
the Express, he has been deluged with
tracts reilecting all shades of religious
belief. "Some" he says, "describe the
terrors of eternal torment and advise
him to ilee from the wrath to come
othors argue that there is no burning
for the wicked, and that the punish
ment promised iB no more than what a
guilty conscience can make it. There
are tracts on "The Wonderful Story,"
liberal ones on"The FalBe Christianity."
"Old Theology" arguments, Unitarian
tracts and sanctiiication disquisitions.
The KxpresB cannot depart from its
non-sectarian teachings to reiiect tract
isms and personally the editor has al
ready enough of these pious documents
to last him through the dog days, and
still the mails continue to augment
their number." ,•
Robert G. Ingersoll.
Last Friday Robert (i. Ingersoll. the
great Bgnostic lawyer, orator, author
and lecturer died suddenly of heart dis
ease at hiB summer home on the Hud
son river.
No one ever questioned hiB com
manding abilities, but many have con
eluded that he used his great natural
gifts to deprive his fellow men of their
only hope of happiness in the future.
It may be that an all wise providence,
now and then, turns loose such intel
lectual cyclones for an all wise purpose.
Some of hio scathing criticisms may not
have been at all baneful t» tho cause of
pure religion. At any event, we think
that Ingersoll
July 25, 1891). S
The past week was warmer than
usual, the maximum temperatures
rutiging abo
vellO degrees the last two
days. The rainfall was light and con
fined to a very small area the bulk of
the state being dry with a large per
centage of snnBhine.
There were six days of ideal weather
for finishing hayiug and harvesting early
grain cropB. The oats harvest is well
advanced in nearly all sections, and a
good beginning has been made iu cut
ting spring wheat. Barley and rye are
mostly in shock and threshing is be
returns showing good average
yields. Corn has made good progress,
and the more advanced lields are in full
tassel and earing in good condition.
The reports generally show that rain
will be needed in the near future,
though no damage
thus far resulted
from dry weather, l'asturage, late po
tatoes and garden truck need rain.
1'oftliive Announcement in WnftlilnRton
That Sttwtiir.v Han UcsigiMMl.
Washington, July 20.—Secretary ot
War Alger has tendered his resigna
tion, to take effect at the pleasure of
.lie president. The secretary's action
.s said to be the result of his visit to
Washington, July 24.—Ellhu Root of
New York has accepted the war port
folio in President McKinley's cabinet.
The telegram of acceptance was re
ceived shortly after noon Saturday,
while Secretary Long was with the
president. Secretary Alger had Just
left. The tender of the war portfolio
was made to Mr. Root Friday night
after the conference at the White
AmerlcuiiH FJfflit at Clove Quarter* Against
IVtuuh Larger Forces.
Washington, July 22.—The war de
partment has received the following ca
"Manila, July 21.—Adjutant General,
Washington: Captain B. A. Byrne,
Sixth infantry, with seventy men sur
prised united robber bands, Negro,
numbering 450 killed 115 wounded
many captured few rifleB and re
volvers, many hand weapons, large
quantity stock fighting at'close dis
tance. Byrne's loss: One killed, one
wounded, names not given. This ac
tion very beneficial for quiet of Ne
gros. OTIS."
Washington, July 22.—The war de
partment has issued a statement quot
ing certain dispatches from General
Otis in answer to the press corre
spondent's "Round-robin." The gen
eral says in substance that the corre
spondents wish to send statements
that imperial operations that they
had no specification to support their
charges against him and that these
charges were untrue. He denies that
he minimizes the work of the navy and
quotes from naval dispatches to justify
his statement.
One FJrnnmn IK Killrrt and Many Others
Dadly Injured.
Milwaukee, July 20.—With firemen
swarming up the walls and over the
roof of the burning Hotel Grace, the
structure suddenly collapsed and twen
ty firemen were precipitated into the
ruins. Of this number one is dead,
eleven are in hospitals and several are
so badly injured there is little chance
for their recoveiy. Among those who
went down in the crash are Chief Foley
and Assistant Chief Clancy. The only
boarder at tho hotel who was injured
is Patrick O'Connor, who jumped from
a third-story window. About twenty
other firemen narrowly escaped being
carried down, but saved themselves by
jumping from the south wall to an ad
joining building.
Scjiooiifii' Johii Drcdi'i) Foundon Off Lex*
tugton, Mich.
Port Huron, Mich., July 24.—The
schooner John IJredcn foundered on
Lake Huron, oft Lexington, in the
north gale. Three of her crew wore
drowned. The only name known is
that of Jane Conners, the w,oman cook.
The crew were shipped here before the
Breden left for Bay City, in tow of
the tug Wlnslow. She was coal laden
for that, point, from Ohio portB. The
Breden went down in about forty feet
of water, directly in the course of ves
sels on Lake Huron. Her spars pro
ject above water, and are a danger
ous obstruction to navigation. The
Breden was built In 1802, and was
owned by John J. Gegham of Toledo,
O. She was 319 grosB tons, and was
worth about |4,000.
11»8 Stolen 934,500.
Chicago, July 2«.—William A. 8.
Graham, ex-school agent and secretary
of the board of education, is a self
confesssed defaulter and fugitive from
justice. The amount stolen from the
school funds by him is $34,500. Gam
bling in stocks is the cause of his
downfall. Positive proof of the short
age was made public by President Har
ris of the school board.. Graham left
the city a week ago with his family
and went to New Orleans. His two
children became ill in the southern city
and he sent Mrs. Graham back to Chi
cago with them. She has arrived in
the city, bringing with her a written
confession from her husband, together
with a schedule of all the property
owned by him and his wife. This
nroperty he offered to turn over to the
to muke up for his shortage.
Molimmx llMlll'lt'll.
AOW York, July 21.—'J he grand jury
bas Indicted llolaud B. Mollneux for
tho murder of Mrs. K&.U J. Adam.
four Companies Will Do Strike
Duty at Cleveland.,
Decision to Call Out th«* Soldiers Reached
After a Long Conference Between Mayor
Farley and Director of Polloe Uarrett
Cars Kunnlng on Schedule Time tn
Brooklyn and New York—Other Mews
from the Field of Labor.
Cleveland, July 24.—Orders were Is
sued for the ag&embling of four com
panies of the Fifth regiment, O. N. G.,
located at Cleveland, to do strike duty
ip the Btreets of the city during the
present street railway trouble. The
jfecision to call out the Fifth was made
after a long conference between Mayor
Farley and Director of Police Barrett.
It was decided that it was absolutely
necessary, not only for the safety of
the property of the "street railway com
pany and the lives of its employes, but
for the protection of the lives and
property of the citizens, that extra mi
litia service be called, in addition to
the service of the naval reserves.
Cars in Collision.
A serious rear-end collision occurred
on Ontario street between a Scoville
avenue'car, manned with a non-union
crew, and a Woodland avenue car.
Four passengers were badly hurt. The
Woodland avenue car had stopped to
take on a passenger. The Scoville av
enue car, which was closely following,
crashed into the Woodland avenue car
at full speed.
A non-union motorman of a Pearl
street car fired a half dozen shots into
a crowd of boys near the bridge in
South Brooklyn. None of the shots
took effect. The car was in a blockade
and the boys were jeering non-union
motormen and conductors.
A big crowd of people quickly sur
rounded the cars and threatened the
non-union men on the Scoville avenue
car. There were shouts of "Lynch
him," "Break his head," and the like.
The crowd became very threatening.
The police soon arrived. They struck
a number of people with their clubs be
fore the crowil finally gave way.
Cars Running on Time In Brooklyn and
Manhattan Dorough.
New York, July 24.—The street rail
way men's strike in Brooklyn is a
Vice President Hobart. He was ad
vised by tlio vicc president and some
members of President McKinley's cab
inet to retire at once. The secretary
thereupon withdrew the provisional
resignation he handed to the president
some time ago, to take effect Jan. 1,
and he has substituted one uncondi
tional in its terms.
Washington, July 21.—Secretary Al
ger has received from the president a
letter accepting his resignation, to
take effect Aug. 1. The letter was
brought to the war department by Mr.
Cortelyou, acting secretary for the
president. The secretary illd not make
its terms public, but read it to a few
intimate friends.
past. The
time soheduleB
of the various surface railroads are
practically restored and maintained
through the city and suburbs. Aside
from greased rails and the occasional
explosion of a torpedo which had been
placed on the tracks by sympathizers
in the hope to frighten new motor
men, nothing hindered the general op
eration of the roads during the night
While overt acts are no longer ap
prehended, the police have not yebbeen
withdrawn from the cars on lines
passing through neighborhoods where
Interference might occur.
The street railway strike In Manhat
tan borough is practically at an end.
Cars are running on regular schedules,
and there are no longer disturbances
of order. About twenty men who
struck, but who are known to have
taken no part in the violent demonstra
tions so frequent during the week,
have returned to work.
Big Duy nf tho Convention In Seaaton it
Indianapolis, Ind., July 24.—Satur
day was the big day of the Epworth
league convention. Every minute of
time was occupied by regular sessions
in committee meetings, beginning
with three sunrise prayer meetings.
The registration bureau was closed
Friday night, at which time 8,000 ar
rivals bad been noted, but it is con
ceded that 14,000 visitors thronged the
Junior league meetings were held
in Roberts Park and Meridian Street
Methodist churches. The regular con
vention session began at 9 o'clock a.
m. Bishop W. X. Ninde of Detroit
presided in the tent Bishop Charles
B. Galloway, Jackson, Miss., presid
ing in Tomlinson hall, and Bishop J.
F. Hurst, Washington, presiding at the
opera house. The same topics were
spoken upon at the three meetings.
"Methodism Its Evangelical Gen
ius," was discussed by the Rev. W. A.
Spencer, Philadelphia the Rev. Claud
ius B. Spencer, Denver, and the Rev.
H. G. Henderson, Parkersburg, W. Va.
Colonel Ingersoll'* Sudden Death—Foner
al Arrangements Mot Made.
New York, July 24.—The death of
Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll at his sum
mer home, Walton-on-the-Hudson,
near Dobbs Ferry, resulted from heart
disease, from which he had been suf
fering for about three years.
He was taken ill while attending the
Republican convention in St. Louis in
1896 and had to return home. He nev
er fully recovered from the attack of
heart disease and was under the care
of Dr. A. A. Smith constantly. He had
frequently to take nitro-glycerine to
aid the action of the heart. As yet no
arrangements have been made for the
funeral, but it will probably take place
on Monday at the house and the burial
will be in Sleepy Hollow cemetery,
Will Die on Same Scaffold.
Chicago, July 24.—Michael Emll Rol
linger, who was convicted of murder
ing his wife at 186 Racine avenue the
night of Dec. 19, 1898, has been sen
tenced to be hanged Oct.* 13, by Judge
Gary. Rolllnger and Albert August
Becker, also convicted of wife mur
der, thus will be hanged on the same
scaffold, unless the supreme court or
the governor interferes.
Presidential Postmasters
Washington, July 24.—The president
has appointed the following postmas
ters: Richmond, Ky., Coleman C.
Wallace Kalamazoo, Mich., Hudson
B. Coleman.
Will Meet In Chicago.
Washington, July 20.—The Interstate
commerce commission will hold a meet
ing at Chicago on Aug. 7 to confer on
the export problem In freight traffic
Rloh Aiiinrlc.il Woman Arretted In l'lirl.
for Shoplifting.
Pails, July 24.—A sensational case
which recalls that of Mrs. Caslle of
San Francisco, In London about two
yeurs ago, is agitutlug Americans here.
A lady who is described by some of tho
papers as "Mrs. A an American
millionairess, well known iu New
York society," but whom the consu
late here says, is a Miss Hobbs, was
caught shoplifting in the Ixiuvre. In
spector Albanel, the head detective of
the Louvre, followed her about the
store and noticed that she picked up
something at every counter she passed.
The woman was arrested outside the
Louvre and taken to the police sta
tion. A pollcoman searched her rooms
at the Hotel Continental, where a
number of stolen objects were found.
On paying tor the property the womau
was releiiseil.
The Morttliiu Men I.
"Now, children," paid tlm teacher,
"what do you culJ tln itieul that you
oat iu tho morning?"
"Oatmeal," promptly nt-j»oidi»l
nomber of the clasa.—What iu fcuu
Sioux Oi /. Ia., July 20.—The Iowa
State Amateur Rowing association's
fifteenth annual tournament closed
yesterday. Even larger crowds tlum
on Monday gathered on the Sioux
River to witness the contests. Many
of the business houses closed during
the afternoon. A stiff south wind blew
up the regatta course, but was not
sufficiently strong to interfere with the
racing. Conditions, however, were not
as favorable for good records as on
Monday. The annual ball was held
at Sioux City Boat Club house last
In the senior four Sioux City won
the second and third heats and race,
the second by a fraction of a length
and the third by a good lead. Dubuque
won the first heat by a fraction of a
boat length in an exciting contest
best time, 3:06.
In the senior double only two Sioux
City crews were entered, and Caton
and Taylor easily won the event in
3:24 1-5 and 3:43.
McDowell, of Chicago, paced Sweeley
over the course, going the distance in
the slow time of 3:10: Sweeley made it
in 3:25. In the swimming contest
Prank Westfall, of Dubuque, was the
Echo of a Hank Fntlun That Occurred In
Iowa in 1803.
Waterloo, la., July 21.—Action was
begun Wednesday in the district court
by attorneys of Maquokcta, la., for
Cole Ambrose, of Stun'tley Hall, Isle
Ely, England, against Fields Brothiys,
of Cedar Falls. Fields Brothers owned
the First National bank, which failed
in Cedar Falls in 1892. They were in
dicted on a charge of fraudulent bank
ing for receiving money when the in
stitution was known to be insolvent
W. M. Fields was convicted in the
lower court, but the supreme court re
versed the case on a technicality and
it was finally dismissed. The Indebted
ness to Cole Ambrose, the plaintiff in
the case which was flled Wednesday,
was contracted on promissory notes,
whloh the brothers negotiated at Ely,
Cambridgeshire, England, between
June 8, 1891, and Sept. 3, 1892. On
these contracts there is alleged to be
due $15,785.
DecllnoH to Give Up Hin CoiiimlnNiou.
Des Moines, la., July 21.—Brigadier
General James A. Guest, of Burlington,
refuses to surrender his commission
as general of the Second brigade, Iowa
National Guards. This commission was
issued three years ago and is good for
two more years. The contest between
him and General John R. Prime, of
Des Moines, was taken into the district
and supreme courts and a decision
made that the office belonged to Prime.
Thereupon a new commission was is
sued by Governor Shaw and General
Byers to Prime as general of the Sec
ond brigade. General Byers issued an
order revoking the commission of Gen
eral Guest. Guest alleges he was legal
ly elected that his commission was is
sued regularly, and that subsequent
proceedings to his detriment and em
barrassment are irregular and unlaw
Fatal Fall ofa Scaftbld.
Burlington, la., July 24.—While a
gang of workmen was employed at the
top of the high linseed oil tanks a scaf
folding gave way, precipitating five of
them to the ground, killing one man,
possibly fatally injuring two and ser
iously injuring two others, all of them
residents of this city. Harry
fell first and the mass of debris fell
upon him. lie died shortly after being
taken to the hospital. Sherman Os
born and William Simeon were inter
nally injured and may die. John Gen*
try and James C. Bailey have broken
Sulclriu of tin Iowa Soldier.
Council Bluffs, la., July 22.—A cable
gram from Manila anounces the sui
cide of First Lieutenant John L. Moore,
of company I), 51st Iowa volunteers.
Lleuteuant Moore was the only son of
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Moore, of Council
Bluffs. In the Inst batch of letters
from Manila he said he was in the
hospital, but expected to be out in a
few days. He was about 25 years old.
Strike at HiiHintlixs la.
Muscatine, la., July 24.—Sixty cut
ters in the pearl button factory of
Teichmiller Dros. here left their saws
Saturday morning on account of new
schedules posted reducing their earn
ings. The button workers from twenty
five other factories located here met
in mass convention yesterday to take
action with the Trades Assembly which
may result in a general strike.
United Christian I'arty Call.
Des Moines, la., July 20.—A call waa
issued Tuesday by W. R. Benkert, of
Davenport, la., for a national conven
tion of the United Christian party to
be held at Chicago Dec. 24, 1899,
and to remain in session a week, when
on Jan. 1, 1900, it is proposed to
nominate a national ticket for which
all "God fearing men and women" can
Killed liy a I'ltHKmigcr Train.
Clarinda, la., July 20.—Emll Newman,
a young Swedish farmer living near
here, was killed by the passenger train
on the Short Line branch of the C. B.
& Q. here yesterday. He was in a farm
wagon with Lou Kile, another farmer,
who was also hurt but will not die.
Newman was dragged 100 yards and
died in two hours.
DOB Moines, la., July 22.—Osborne
Dlegnan, in an interview here, said he
would not enter Annapolis. He has a
dependent mother and must earn in
stead of spending money. He also be
lieves his chances for promotion are
better now than they would be if he
Save up his present rank and began at
the bottom.
Iowa liiMtruiiei! Mini.
Des Moines, la., July 21.—A call was
Issued yesterday by Insurance men for
a convention of locul lire Insurance
agents of the state to organize a state
Bociety here July 28. The oiganlza
tion contemplates adulation with the
national organization and will sind
delegates to the Buffalo convention.
At Thacker, W. Va., a mining town,
James Ford was shot to death by
F. Irwin in a drunken quarrel.
ltapurtMl ty
Washington, July 24.—General Otl»
cables the following:
Dysentery, July 15, Michael Corrl
gan, compaiiy K, First Montana sui
cide, July 19, John L. Moore, first
lleuteuant, company L, Fifty-first
Iowa Intestinal tuberculosis, July 20,
William L. Murray, Twenty-first In
fantry, company deaths from ty
phoid fever, July 21, Floyd Allen,
Twenty-first regiment infantry, com
pany K.
Very Aged Woman I1CM.
Bristol, Pa., July 24.—Lucking but a
few dayB of 10G years, Mrs. Catherine
Dillon, the oldest woman in Buck's
county, is dead here. She
Prevldutit IIOKHUOI-'K Stnlouumt.
New York, July 24.—1'resident Ilos
siter of the Brooklyn llupid Transit
company said: "Our lines arc run
ning on full schedule time. Many of
our old men have come to litis office
asking to be re-i mployed. We are
Willing to rclnstal" those whose record
prior to and during the strike waa
Call for Additional Men at Cleve.
land, O.
Tho Climax to the Atrooillt'H of tho Day
Wns tho Itlnwliij U| ol II strntil Cur—
Kvory PaNMMiKor llocoivotl More or LUHS
Painful InJurloH—All tho IluildiiiffH In
tho NoiKlihorhnod Sluikon by tho Fori?*
of tho Kxplonlon.
Cleveland, O., July 24.—The scenes of
wild disorder and violence witnessed
in this city throughout Sunday and
Sunday night in conpection with the
street car strike were succeeded by
marked quietness. Cars are running
on at least a dozen different lines of
the Big Consildated system. They,
however, carry but few passengers.
Omnibus lines are in operation over
many of the Big Consolidated lines,
and these are well patronized. The
city authorities were in conference at
the city hall nearly all night, and, as
a result, a call has been sent out for
additional troops.
The riots and mob violence will be
suppressed at any cost. The mayor
hopes with the increased force to sup
press any uprising. If 800 troops are
not sufficient to this end the governor
will be asked for more troops without
ItlmrlitK Up Car.
The climax to the atrocities of Sun
day was reached at 10:40 o'clock, when
a Euclid avenue car, cast-bound, was
blown up by nitro-glycerine, fatally
Injuring four passengers, seriously in
juring five, besides bruising and
wounding nine others. The explosion,
which was heard three miles away,
occurred on Euclid avenue, near Dor
chester avenue, a place which is poor
ly lighted by street lamps. Few of the
cars at that hour were carrying any
passengers, but this one had fifteen
on board. Just previous to its arrival
at the Pennsylvania railroad crossing
a covered carriage was seen to drive
out on Euclid avenue and stop. The
occupants got out and laid something
on the tracks, two blocks from the
crossing. They then drove away, and
the car proceeded east. It was going
at a high rate of speed when It reached
the point where the nitro-glycerine.
was. There was a tremendous explo
sion and the car was scattered and the
passengers thrown in all directions.
Fatally and SerloiiKly Injured.
The injured are: Mrs. Harris, elder
ly woman, 25 Cornel street, skull frac
tured, blown from car E. C. Martin,
79 Alanson street, skull fractured, ar
tery In arm cut Mrs. E. C. Martin, 79
Alanson street, arm broken, Injured
internnllly Fred Smith, 09 Vienna
street, both legs broken, Internal In
juries Miss Mae Smith, 105 Russell
avenue, injured internally, both ankleB
sprained Miss Dora Scheuber, 117
Oakdale avenue, ankle sprained, suf
fering from shock Albert Fox, 12
Walter street, injured about the head
Motorman William Dragger, cut
about legs and bruised Mrs. Leach,
Dunham avenue, injured internally.
The force of the explosion shook all
the buildings In the neighborhood. A
great crowd surrounded the car, per
sons coming from all parts of the city.
A general call for ambulances waa
sent out by the police department, and
three police patrol wagons went on a
gallop to the place.
Nohmly Kiicaped Injury.
The wounded laid groaning and
screaming on the pavement in all sorts
of attitudes. Tender hands raised
them from the ground, made them as
comfortable as possible, and took them
to their homes or to hospitals. To
all the explosion came unexpectedly,
and the first they knew of It was when
they found themselves flying through
the nil' amid fragments of the shat
tered car. Every person on the car
was Injured. The least Injured were
cut and bruised. Among the passen
gers was Morris Morrow, a reporter
for a local paper, who, although suf
fering from painful buises and cuts,
busied himself iu getting the facts for
his paper, and then went to his office
and wrote it up. The police have a
good description of the carriage and
occupants to whom is accredited the
placing of the explosive. The police
ordered all people indoors at 11
o'clock, and the enforcement of this
order brought quiet to the street soon
Eipctitoil Snrlou« Trouble.
Bourbonville, Ky„ July 24.—Serious
trouble was anticipated at the open
ing of the circuit court here, owing to
the coming of the several trials grow
ing out of the Baker-White feud, but
no disturbance occurred during the
forenoon. Court convened promptly
with Judge Eversole on the bench, but
there were other cases ahead of the
Baker's on the docket and the prose
cuting attorney was unable to say how
soon the latter would be reached.
James and Wiley Baker are charged
with the assassination of Wilson How
ard and Burch Storer, and Dee Baker
with complicity In the murder of ex
Sheriff W. L. White.
llmrey Arrttpu mi lnvltutlou.
New York. July 24.—Mayor Van
Wyck has received the following ca
ble gram from Admiral Dewey dated
Trieste, July 24: "Letter received and
invitation accepted. Expect to arrivo
about October 1. Will cable definitely
from Gibraltar. Have written."
Admiral Dewey's cablegram Is in re
sponse to an invitation from the mayor
asking him to be the guest of the city
upon his arrival in New York and re
questing him to express any desires he
may have in connection with the pro
grnmmme for Ills reception.
NVKrii Murtterer Lynched.
Wilmot, Ark., July 24.—Chick Davis,
the negro murderer of William Grin,
a respeetnd fanner, was lynched here.
He was overtaken in a cornfield and
snapped both barrels of his gun at
the pursuing party and was then fired
upon by them ami killed Instantly.
DiscliarfPil from ^juai-antiuo.
New York, July 24.—Oscar P.
Lackay, who came here from Cuba
some days ago, and who was found to
have yellow fever on his arrival at
the quarantine station, has been dis
charged from the quarantine hospital
He has entirely recovered.
Further Detail* of the Fight with the
XotfroH ltohboi'M.
Washington, July 24.—The war de
partment has made public the cable
gram received from General Otis giv
ing details of the fight with the rob
ber hand on the island of Negros. Us
text follows:
"Campaign against mountain robber
bands, Negros, more successful than
reported. Byrne with his seventy
men killed one-third of the 450 as
sembled, Including their leader, a
Spaniard, or Spanish mostizo. Pur
suit then made by Lieutenant Evans
and detachment Sixth infantry, who
killed three and captured one of the
robbers captured 100 dead stock,
many spears and bolos large quantity
provisions and destroyed 100 huts. The
two casualties in Byrne's fight are Pri
vate David S. Anderson, killed Al
bert B. Jerkes, slightly wounded, both
company K. OTIS."
in Ireland, July 27, 1793, und came to
this country early in life. There are
living four of her children, ten grand
children and fifteen great-grandchil
dren. Grief over the recent death of
a daughter Is supposed to have has
tened her end.
Burled With OyBgl»MM,
Margery—Papa, why did they bury
Mr. Goodman with his oyeglasses on?
Papa—Well, my pet, he was near
sighted, and his widow feared he might
tolsethepwlT gates and oom* Uok.*—
to our
Notice to Contractor*.
Notice ts hereby pivea that proposals for tho
erection of au ndultloa to a school house In tlin
District No. 2. township of Colony la tho County
of Delaware, are Invited, lild* will be received
by the undersized at his residence lu the Town
snip of Colouy, (where plans and specifications
may be seen) until 10 o'clock p. m.. July 31, ixoi.
at which time the contract will he awarded 10
the lowest responsible bidder, The board
reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
Dated July 17, 1899. H. JOHBI'U KUAIKJ.
29w2 Secretary.
It's like a "dip In the fountain'of youth.M
Touches the cheek so neatly that "youth lingers
on the face of old age." That's what Kockv
Mountain Tea docs.—Smith's Pharmacy and
Gregg & Ward
I am prepared to furnish estimates and guar
antee satisfaction on all kinds of Mason work.
I7tf Manchester, Iowa.
Business Chances.
For reliable information In relation to
locations for busineBB of all kinds write
the Industrial Agent of the Chicago
Great Western Rv. Business men and
manufacturing industries wanted for
townB on this line situated in the best
farming sections of the west. Send for
MapB and Map Leaflets. W. J. Heed.
(104 Endicott Bldg, St. Paul, Minn. 44
Chimneys Cleaned.
1 have got a patent devise for cleanlug chlm
ueys. If you want yours cleaned leave orders
for me at Heth Brown's or Grahaui & Son's. I
also do all kinds of mason work and white wash
ing, build chimneys and cisterns and do repairs.
All work warranted to give satisfaction.
Farm for Sale.
The Clark farm, consisting of 2(10 acres of cul
tivated laud and 20 acres of timber Is for sale.
It Is located about miles south east of
Manchester on the Delhi road. For particulars
address or call on Bronson & Carr, Manchester,
SMOKK San Mateo5c Cigars, Strictly puro
and absolutely free from artificial flavor.
I5tf 11. B. Biuootf,
Kiss Elizabeth Swing,
an Osteopathic physician from the
American School of Osteopathy, of
Kirksville.Mo., has located in Manches
ter for the practice of her profession. She
may be found at the residence of Mrs.
Stringham, on east Main street, four
blocks east of court house. Ollice hours,
to 12,1 to 5 daily, except Sunday. 2S)tt'
Republican State Convention at Des
Moines, Iowa, Aug. 2, 1800.
The Chicago Great Western lty.,
"Maple Leaf Route" will sell excursion
tickets for this convention on July 31st
and August lBt and 2nd, good to return
August 3rd, rate, S4.TK) from Manches
ter. Apply to any Agent "Maple Leaf"
for full information. 29w3
Residence Property for Sale.
A good house, barn and large lot in
Manchester for sale at a bargain.
Long time given on half of purchase
money If desired.
in the
i, i* ti
Tuniirr'n Ktanogriipner io nn.
Springfield* Ills., July 24.—It is un
derstood that Miss Julia O'Connell,
who has been acting as Governor Tan
ner's private stenographer since his in
auguration, will tender her resignation
at an early day, an'd will become the
wife of Otto Kocnig of New York. Mr.
Koenig is a man of means and was a
member of the Astor battery during
the Spanish-American war. At pres
ent he is holding the position of vice
consul to Germany.
Manchester Markets.
Postoff ice
Where we have the
largest and finest
clothing rooms in
eastern Iowa.
Steers, perewt 4 [email protected] 5
Heifers, per cwt.. a 60® r»
Cows, butcher's stock, per cwt 3 ootffc 8 no
Canuers, per cwt wi® 2 sr.
Turkeys, per lb 7
Ducks, white, per lb r.
Ducks, dark, per lb
Chickens, per tb ft*
Old Hens, per lb 0
Corn, per bu 25
Oats, per bu «[email protected]
Hay, wild, per ton 4 [email protected] no
Potatoes, per bu
"(f sS if tf-
Bunte Bros.
& Spohler's
T.N, Arnold
Maud—Last night Jack told mo that lio
wouldn't marry the best girl living, unloss—
what—unless she took ltocky Mountain Tea.
Bright fellow.—Smith's Pharmacy and Gregg 6
daily at all stations of the Chicago
Gret Western Ky to Denver, Colorado
SpringB, Puebjo and Glenwood Springs,
Colo., at a very low rate. Apply to any
Agent "Maple Leaf Route" fof full par
ticulars or address F. II. Lord, General
Pass. & Ticket Agent, 113 Adams St.,
Chicago. 25wl5
Does Tour Head ItcfcP
Are you troubled with dandruff? Is
your hair falling out? Are you getting
bald? Have you tried many so-called
hair restoratives with unsatisfactory
results? If so, we urge you to try our
Globe Hair Restorative and dandruff
Cure, which is positively guaranteed to
permanently cure all of the above ail
ments. Your money will be refunded
if it fails to 'do the work. Sold and
guaranteed by GREGG & WARD. 2-Iy
Butter, creamery, per lb 21
Butter, dairy, per ib 15
ERBS.nerdoz 10
Tame hay 5 oo&c 00
Timothy seed wtf&i nn
Clover seed 3 [email protected] ar
George Rents Koud Kxtension, No. 589~
State of Iowa, Delaware County, ss:
The commissioner appoluted to locate a high
way 40 feet wide, commencing at the northwest
corner of the northeast quarter of the southwest
iuartor of section 14, township 90, north range,
u. west of Uie nth principal meridian and run
ning thcuce east uloug tho quarter Hue of said
section, hetweeu lanu owned by J. G. Bent/,
Laura E. ltosekrans and Anna J.. Bodies, and
terminating at the center of said section 14, has
reported lu favor of the establishment thereof,
und all objections thereto or claims for damages
must be tiled In the County Auditor's ofUce on
or beforo noon of the 7th day of September, A.
D.. 1899, or such hlgtiway wlllf be established
without reference thereto.
1 1 Witness my hand and seal this
IM.AL.j uth day of July, 1899.
5WW4 ounty Auditor.
The "life line" Is out, extending the "glad
hand" of life, hope, and happiness. Reaches
around tho globe. 'Tls ltocky Mountain Toa.
3T»c#nts.—Smith's Pharmacy and Gregg & Ward.
Via the B., 0. It. & N. By., June 20,
July 4 and 18, Aug. l'and 15,
Sept. 5 and 19, Oct. 3 and 17.
On these dates round trip tickets,
good 21 days will be sold at the rate ot
One Fare, plus 82, to all points on this
line in Iowa, Minnesota and South Da
kota, north of and including Shell Rock
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 B,, C.
R. ifc N. Agents or address
J. MOUTON, i*. & T. A.,
25wl7 Cedar Rapids, la.
Inquire of liitcNSON & CAHII.
DOUGLASS, the Photo
to Douglass
Physician and Surgeon.
Proprietor of tne
Ryan Drug Store.
Dealer lb
Drugs, Stationery, Etc.
News Stand
Agent for all periodicals.
Any newspaper or maga
zine published can be se
cured if desired.
Also a complete and fresh
line of conlectionery, cigars
and tobaccos.
Cool drinks a spec
P. Malvin,
Henr^ Hutchinson
Breeder of Thoroughbred
Shorthorn Cattle.
We have the right
kind at the right kind
of^prices. Come in
our line of horse lur
nishings—a complete
line of Ai goods. s(:'•

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