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THE WEEKLY TIMES.
R. H. HARRIS, Publisher, MISSOURI VAXi,ET, IOWA Massachusetts lias paid out $20,Out for tin sole purpose of fretting rid ol a certain family of motlis! The "gyp sy" inotl) is llie very (lestruetive insect vhich the state hoard seeks to drive out. Thi- little creatures have proved such a pest that it has been found nec essary 10 employ hundreds of men tc do nothing but destroy them. Indeed the above sunt is by no means all that will be required to accomplish the work, lor it is estimated that fully tei: times that amount must be spent be fore tliey are finally exterminated. Ment-z is to have an important cele bration next year. It is to be the piiiieentenary of the birth of .lolin tiiiU-nburg. the inventor of printing with movable types, who was born ii: or near that city. The imperial chan cellor lias lent his name to the move ment and it is intended that the mer.10 rial ceremonies shall be on a prune scale. It is a very odd fact, consider 11 I lie career of the man whose mem ory is to be celebrated, that the com mittee of management does not in clude any member of the press." lliraiu Maxim, the maker of machine cutis and other munitions of war, whe has taken out a certificate of naturaliz ation in Kjiglami. has lived in that count rv since when he first went 11 broad as the foreign agent of a large American electric company. At that time he was widely known as an in ventor of electrical devices and by home lie was regarded as a worthy ri\al to Kdison. In ISS-l he turned his attention to gimiiiaking and today his firm employs about 11,000 men. Although congress voted medals to Admiral Deut-y's .stall oflieers as long ago as eighteen months, they have not yet been presented, so that three ofli eers—Lieutenant T. M. lirumby, Lieu tenant II. 11. Caldwell and Knsign \V. J'. Scott—of all those who fougit in the battle of .Manila bay were the only men in the New York Dewey celebra tion that did not wear medals. No Wiriv seems to explain why the medals ••'. Tere not presented. A firm in Albany, X. V., recently jcnt and advertisement to La Presse, a newspaper printed in Montreal, and by return mail received the following: "Keplying to your favor of the 8th 11st., we are sorry to say that we dc not. publish any advertisement having for its object the immigration of out people to the I'nited States. Yours truly, La I'resse." William Margrave has been a justice tf the peace at Fort .Scott, Kan., since December 5, 1851. llis commission was the first issued from the territorial governor's ollice. Subsequently the of lice was made elective, but he reeeivee the support of both parties until it be came a time-honored custom for the conventions to nominate him by ac clamation. Steps are being taken in llarfford. ("01111., for the erection of a free library building in memory of Noah Webster the lexicographer. A memorial asso ciation has been formed, with Charles Dudley Warner as president. It is proposed to raise $50,000, which is tc be about equally divided between the building and a fund to maintain it. Miss 13va T'lnntyre Simpson, who is l-.ow visiting in Hr.-ton, is the daugh ter of the late Sir .lames Young Simp son. the discoverer of chloroform. She has written a life of her father and one of Hubert Louis Stevenson, with whom she was intimately acquainted. Her home in Kdinhurgh is the center 01 the literary life of that city. The late ezaroivitch of liussia left a widow and family, llis imperial ma jesty was inorganically married to a beautiful young girl, who before her marriage to him was in poor circum stances and earned her living as a telegraphist, but who was descended from a princely family of the line of the last king of tlrusien. Chaplain Maillcy. of the First Xe braska regiment, having taken the stump in support of President MeKin ley's imperialistic policy, W. S. Shoe maker. who was a member of Com pany 1) in that regiment from 18151 to Isim, challenges Mr. Mailley to joint debate at from one to six meetings. Four years ago Governor Morrill, of Kansas, found himself getting too fat. and he worked off a lot of flesh by taking long daily walks. Recently lie vva left in an emaciated condition by an attack of rheumatism, and now he is adding flesh fast by taking the same kind of walks. II. \\. I'eni.-on. of Vermont., who has been the legal adviser of the Japanese govern men for fifteen years, is going to visit his old home for the first time tu'nee hi: began his service in .Japan. The emperor of Japan has made him a number of costly presents as a token of regard. 'I he David Strite farm, near lingers town. Mil., on which Levi Leiter was: born, has been sold at auction for $11. ti:.'0. The Leiter family graveyard is 01: •he farm, but this portion was not sold The right of access to it is held in per petnity by the Leiter family. The cross-channel poll fax of 2.) cents 011 each passenger between Kng land and France, it is shown by til-.* Diner harbor board's annual repoit tiiid accounts issued recent I r, amounted to during the last twelve months. Thousands of persons in Germany live literally 011 straw, making it up into blankets, panniers, boxes, knick knacks, hats, bonnet: etc. Profes sional schools have even been founded where the trade is taught in all it? varieties. *. It is said in London that should S11 'J Iionias Upton's Shamrock win the international yachting contest the uw ncr stands a good chance of beinc made a peer. Some Knglish papers re fer to him as Sir "Tea" Upton Isaac W. Molony, of Cincinnati, a grandson of Dr. Isaac M. AVise, tii well known rabbi, has been commis sioned first lieutenant and battalion adjutant of the Forty-ninth regiment, volunteer infantry, now stationed at I'iattsbnrg and under orders for Ma nil :. liigger heaps of gold lliau ever tvite Uuiieii by Captain Kidd o? earricd l.y pirates on the Spanish main sre hauled around Xc.w York cily every "eel-:, :-:ays the Scientific American, to aii.i from banks and wharv\« in com monplace true ks. 4 WHITE DENOUNCES THE ADMINISTRATION Iowa Democratic Candidate for Governor Speaks at Sioux City, FORCEFUL TREATMENT OF ISSUES Philippine Policy ol' President Me Kinley Condemned in Vig orous Iiisiipuiigo--Ti-iikIs mill llie Tal'ifl'. Fred White, democratic candidate for governor of Iowa, spoke at the court house in Sioux City to a large audience. Ml!. WIHTIC'S ADDRESS. Mr. White explained 1hat in1 all his tours Iowa lie liKi tjniehow always failed to speak at floux City and w.is glad at length to have an opportunity to do so. Then he plunged without further circumlocution or preamble into the subject of his nddrenff. "Political parties," lie RUitl, "UrtVe a custom of meeting each year to nomi nate candidates and adopt platforms. It is assumed that when a declaration is incorporated in a platform the par ty's honest purpose is to enact it into a law at the earliest opportunity. If such a declaration is made for any other purpose the party should forfeit the confidence of the people. "In this state the republican party lias taken such a revolutionary depar ture 011 the tariff that its statement can hardly be believed. It has de clared that industry and commerce sjuld he governed by natural laws. That means unqualified free trade. If Henry George—and 110 truer patriot ever lived in this country—had been living and had been asked by the re publican committee on resolutions 10 prepare this plank he could not have written a stronger free trade plank than this. "I made a speech on the subject of the tariff in 1 Sii:.' and have been abused by the republicans to this day for the free trade views I uttered ill it. In that speech simply advocated that industry and commerce be governed by natural laws. Under natural laws industry and commerce would be pro tected, for nature makes no mistakes. The republicans stole their plank from my speech in 1S02. I don't complain of the theft. Jiut I do complain that it was not made for an honest purpose. The republicans don't intend to enact that declaration into law. "What are industry and commerce? Industry includes the making of every thing'. Commerce includes everything in the nature of distribution. Togeth er they include the entire field of hu man activity. The republicans have declared that industry and commerce should be ruled by natural law. 1 say so, too, but 1 mean it and the repub licans don't. "A merchant loads his ship and sails away from an American port under the protection of natural law. When he comes back with another cargo the Dingley law interferes and confiscates half his goods. Senator Allison has said that those who attribute trusts to a tariff want free trade. Free trade, he admits, would destroy some trusts, but would also destroy our industrial sys tem. If this is true why did the re publicans declare for free trade in their platform? "If President MeKinley ever sfood for anything in his entire political ca reer it was for a high protective tariff. He says we are sending our products into the markets of the world and sell ing them because they are better and cheaper. If that lie true how is it pos sible that we should be ruined by free trade. The two dcclaratoins are as con tradictory as it would be to say 'Thou shalt not steal" and at the same time, 'Thou shalt steal.' PAYIXG THE DEliT. "You have all heard how the repub licans paid the state's debts. It's true that they did pay it, but from their re marks one would gather that the hat had been passed among the republic ans alone and Jliat the democrats had never been given an opportunity to contribute. Let 11s see. Under Gov ernor Larrabee (and but for his finan cial views Lara bee would be a most ac ceptable democrat, because lie is a strong anti-monopolist, anti-expan sionist and above all an honest man) the tax levy was 2'/ mills. Under Governor lioies (and God bless Gov ernor lioies—there were no MeFarlanil scandals during his administration, no state employes mulcted of their salar ies, no school children fastened on the state pay roll) the tax was 2 mills. Under Governor Jackson it got back to 2'/, mills. Under Governor Drake it was 2 8-10 and 2 1-10 mills. Under Governor Shaw it is :i .1-10 mills. That's the revenue that's paid the public debt. My friends, if you'll give me power to tax you up to the limit I'll engage to pay your debts and mine, too. "You've also heard about the good limes. I'm glad the times are better, but are the republicans responsible for the improvement. Did Cleveland cause the hard times^VjWeh occurred during his administi (fri'oti?'\ I've dis agreed with Mr. CjVyehyiiJ^fiii many things, but give the dfvil his due. Isn't it a historical fact that the period of depression commenced in Australia, no one knows how or vylij /niid traveled around the world?..'/. entire world is&'rosp«f«us. I was read ing the other dj^y-tifTcfie prosperity in Glasgow. We sfialLhrar next that the republicans have s6 improved the times that they, have Vxtertdeil across the ocean to th£hill'$of Scotfud. Dur ing the campai^i of' 189(1 tWf-republic ans have told us-Tiow gooiV'tiifnes were to be restored w'iflt'^IcKiiiley's elec tion. Were they'restored? No. There wasn't a symptom of imprcyeyncnt until months after his^iifailgOration. The railroads continued ft) .discharge the men they said fheyjpwould keep in case of a republican victory. Shops closed down. Failures not only did not cease, biit^aetuaTly increased in number. .. ."Whm It flnA-liy -oecaAie certain that the crops had failed over a considerable portion of the-worttl and that we had a Dog's liattlc \Vill Cactus. Portland Oregon inn: Otto Klee mann, who lives on Belmont street, re cently acqgJFed 'a£beautifut captms. which he established in his household unmindful of the fact that his dog held the opinion that his master would have no other pets before him. Xow he lias no cactus and the dejected sem blance of a dog. Tlie little animal espied the plant soon after its arrival, and issued a challenge. In default of ac ceptance he gave batttle, but retired at the first shock to reconsider. The en- phenomenally rich yield, money began re turning anil times Improved. Then the next j-enr there was another failure abroad and another big harvest at homo. We are 'cn now sending greater supplies of grain abroad than we would otherwise because ot the shortage tlUe to those two successive failures. "The annual gold output has also in creased tu several times what it was a few years ago. Next year's output Is es timated at SHi),000,000. It is said there are ^(Xi.OCO.OOO in sight in the country where the poor I}oers are to be killed. That's why England's: so anxious to civilize southern Africa. We silverites rejoice in the prospect of all this gold. Wo only wanted silver In 1S9« because there wasn't, enongn gold. To be consistent the l'e lHilillea is will have to be demanding In another two years the remnnetlstiitlon of silver and tlie demonetization of gold, because gold will be so cheap. THE TKl.'STS. "Now. let me say a few words on the trusts. Some republicans are beginning to see daylight on this subject. I have a neighbor at home who knows just enough to look after his farm and vote the republican ticket. The other day he wanted to build a big hog pasture. He decided to use two boards around the bottom of his fence and barbed wire for the rest. But when he caine to investi gate he discovered that the trust had forced the price of lumber so high that he foujUln't afford to use boards. "So he drove into town, called at tile hard ward store and asked what Would be the price of a few sjinuls of wire* 'Why. what makes the stuff so higll?' lid asked When the merchant told him. 'Oil, VoU SPe these fellow.* have formed a trust, said the merchant, 'and lifted the price. We can't help It.' 'You tell thi'in trusts It) go to the devil,' said my neigh bor. '1 won't patronize 'em.' And he started home. Well, 1 was along with him and I said, "l'hls Is what you've been voting for year after year. Now tile daylight's beginning to get into your cranium. You did it. Take your medi cine.' Fred,' he answered, 'it docs be gin to look a little like it.' "The republicans have gone Oil voting for a high protective tarlft and tile men they have enriched have been using their money to corner the natural resources of tho country. Tile lumber men have bought every acre of standing timber in our northern forests, are buying that in the south and are even negotiating for the supply in Canada. The same has been the ease with coal and Iron. I haven't time to repeat the whole list, but these will servo as samples. Without these three things our civilization would perish. And all three are held by monop olies. A few men aided by a protective tariff have secured the entire supply, and you, no matter what m«y be your capi tal. cannot engage In business in oppo sition to them, because they own It all. "This condition Is unnatural and we ought to be able to rectify It. I don't be lieve it was God'B intention when he cre ated these natural resources, to give them to a few men that they might lay the rest of the race under tribute. 'In Ills inaugural address Governor Show told Us that aggregate capital had supplanted the man of small means. I guess that's about true. Hut it has only been true since MclCinley went into of fice. Corporations, went on Brother Shaw's address, were more than a match for the individual. A giowing picture for the corporations, but a gloiTmy one for the individual. Then Governor Shaw says it Is idle to complain, as these con ditions belong to our civilization and are Inseparable from It. This Is untrue. The condition Is artificial and susceptible of correction. "Since he mpde that Inaugural address Governor Shaw has revised his opinions. He says now that the republican party's also opposed to the corporations, but doesn't know what to do about it. 'You democrats,' he says, 'bring in a bill.' Then he drops the subject because he has to. "Just consider it. The republican par ty, which always laid claim to all the virtue, wisdom and patriotism, having by Its own legislation wrought this great evil, says it can't correct It and asks the democrats to bring In a bill. "If tho republican party will Just get out of oiDce and let the democrats in we'll fix It. We'll not only bring ill a bill but we'll pass it and enforce it. EXPANSION VIEWS. "Now 1 must pass.to the subject of Asiatic territorial expansion. It's not the fault of the democrats that this ques tion's In politics. Everyone but Govern or Shaw knows that we formulated the Baker resolution in the senate iast win ter, seeking to pledge the United States to deal with (he Filipinos as we had dealt with the Cubans. If there is reason for a free government in Cuba there's a stronger reason for it in the Philippines, for tlie Filipinos, as we have overwhelm ing testimony to show, arc better equipped for it than tho Cubans. "I don't care who calls me a traitor. "Before you vote for me I want you to know just where I stand. "I condemn the Philippine war as the most unneei ssary and cruel undertaking of any in modern civilization. "Maybe 1 feel more strongly on tills subject than native Americans. You know nothing of conditions In the old world. Even as travelers you obtain only a superficial view of them. I was bnrii and raised until 1-1 years old In Prussia, and remember much of the country's in st'itutlnns. "And my prayer now Is that God may deliver 11s and our children from the dan ger of nr.p 'l'ln 1 ism as I knew It In my native land. "I don't know why people say the Fili pinos are heathens. In some respects their civilization is hlulier than our own. (le.ieral Whittle!' testified before the Paris commission that lie had never seen a Filipino drunk. And If there's any one virtue more commendable than any other It's the virtue of sobriety. They are hon est. well ordered in domestic life, and General Whittle!- again testifies (hat they deserve high credit for their humane treatment of their Spanish prisoners. There Is no stronger test than this. Look back Into your own history and remem ber Andersonville. "There's no question that we can con quer them. But because we can conquer them Is there any reason why we should do so. It's not a question of what we. can but what we ought to do. And when we have conquered the Filipinos it will only whet our appetite for more. Eng land says we shall have become a world power when we have conquered these Islands. But world politics means war. a vast frontier, a tremendous standing army and fifty or sixty battleships, in stead of a dozen. When your soldiers have been in the tropics a year or two you must bring them home to keep them from dying anil send out more. Then you'll be in the world's polities. Anil the people will be burdened as tliey are burdened in the old world today. "I11 his opening speech of this cam paign Governor Shaw tried to draw a comparison between the acquisition of tho Philippines and the Louisiana pur chase. A year ago Governor Shaw said imperialism was a popular doctrine, but a dlfllcult one to defend. Today lie's the most rampant imperialist between the oceans. He advises the returning sol diers, when they hear the war criticised, to resent it in a dignified, manful manner. "What does Governor Shaw mean by his slobber over the returning soldiers? What does he know of soldiers, who never did anything In his life but com pound interest? I earned mv right to criticise by carrying a musket through the civil war." The speaker read from a number of au thorities to prove the standard of Fili pino cIvUizHJUon, and the existence of at least aii implied agreement that they were Anibai aHtfwed self government. "4 believe tha Filipinos have a right to be free, lfe declared. "Seven months ago the iHjva State Register printed an' editorial exactly embodying my views. Tpday the same paper calls me a calami tyjiowler and traitor. It comes with a poor gra-.-e from any man to call me a traitor, who volunteered in the civil war before I was of age, fought under Grant and Sherman, re-enlisted after'two years I anil sa-.v my brother killed ,'ft my side. When I think of my years of service and suffering I iao only think t-he-flmrt who aflplles the v-nnl 'traitor' to me is less wortliv 1 animals. 1 inj Is thfe 10 wortliv of-'t .-dderution than If I air. elected governor—and It can re ilone if the democrats turn out'as they should—no corporation will have a pull with inc. 1 have been offered favors, but 1 npver accepted them. I would not do a. J-orporatlon an injustice nor would I favor it. I believe iu justice, though one might believe it had gone out of fashion rom (jJoverno^- Shaw's manner of assess i:ievtilt' railro.els last year. And where any question arises involving a choice be tween peace and war, the influence of myNoffice \VfIf u'e' for peace." tnt) had morci Iceth than a battalion ofJiull terriers,.and all of Uietn were nqwly sharpened. He was no quitter, •however, and with rising anger he re ifcwed the gj$ack. This time his oppo nent-came down, landing on him heav ily, and with the touch of a barb wire fence. The two rolled over and over in a death embrace, and tlie cactus was finally vanquished, torn into shreds and scattered about the room. Bui it was a costly victory. The conqueror is punctured in more placcs tha:» his owner can count. He may. Jive to fight anotht$ day, but it will not be with a cactus. FIFTY-FIRST IOWA ARRIVES AT 'FRISCO Transport Senator Reaches the Golden Gate With the Hawk eye Regiment. ESCAPED THE GREAT TYPHOON fidge or tlie Storm All (tint tlie VcmcI KncoiiiitcrccI Tlie onicial Itecep fl Ion. San Francisco, Oct.. 24.—The Fifty first regiment of Iowa volunteers, numbering 704 men and 46 officers, un der the command of Colonel J. C. Loper, arrived here yesterday from Manila 011 the transport Sentaor. The only death reported is that of Edward Kissick, Company F, of Oskn loosa, la., who died at Nagasaki, of dysentery. Tlie only accideut of the voyage was an accident that happened to Kdwin Htattler, company M, and Homer A. Head, Company A, three days out from Nagasaki. They were injured by the breaking of the after sail, which fell 011 them. Stattler's leg was broken, and Head sustained a frac ture of the skull. Both men are doing well. Adjutant General Byers, of Iowa, representing Governor Shnw, and 300 citizens of Iowa met the Senator at the Golden Gate in tugs. They re* ccived a royal reception from the vol unteers. The regiment will be taken off the transport today. Privates Kussell and Morgan, of Company D, were left at Manila on ac count of sickness. They are expected to follow in the next transport. Arrival ol'Governor Sliaw. Governor Shaw arrived late last night. It has been decided to disem bark from the transport at 10 a. m. today. They will march immediately to the presidio, where they will re main until mustered out. This will be about three weeks from their arrival. The Senator had two mustering of ficers of the regular army aboard, Cap tain C. B. Sage, of the Sixth infantry, and Lieutenant J. J. O'Connell, of the Twenty-first infantry. Passengers were: Mrs. J. C. Loper, wife of the Iowa colonel Mrs. H. P. Williams, wife of the regimental chaplain, and Mrs. J. E. Edamburn, of Iowa. The body of Private Edward Kissick, who died at Nagasaki, was also on the transport. Private F. W. Shields, of Company I, brought home a 12-year old Filipino boy. When the transport came to her an chorage in the upper harbor the Iowa regimeut. was greeted by the men of the battleship Iowa with three rous ing cheers, which were as heartily re turned. The tug Governor Irwin lay along side tlie transport when off Meig's wharf and escorted her tip the bay, the band playing national and popular nirs. The Iowa band came out on deck and responded to the serenade. The Iowa boys got wagon loads of mnil, one of them having more than twenty-five letters that had been held here for him. Wude and Evan Evans were notified before passing Meig's wharf that their father ill Red Oak, la., had died last week, but. that was the only unpleas ant bit of news that was sent, out on the governor's tug. About forty sacks of mail matter were brought across the ocean on the Senator. When the Iowa regiment reaches camp at the presidio today it will be entertained by the Twentieth Kansas. The regiment will occupy the camp vacated by the First Alontana. Captain Sage is in charge of the body Lieutenant Colonel Miley, who died recently at Manila. The Iowans had a great feception at Vokahaina and Nagasaki, where the American colony entcrained them in grand style. Iioper's Views on Itic War. "All that is needed now,"' said Col onel Lojicr, "is an aggressive cam paign with plenty of men and this war will be settled in short order. I have nothing whatever to say about any of my superior officers, except that. I be lieve General Otis to be thoroughly patriotic and conscientious. Above ev erything the Filipinos must be thor oughly whipped. This is the only thing they will appreciate just now. As to my opinion as to whether we should hold the Philippines I will give it after my present duties in the premises are accomplished. Many of the leaders of the Filipinos are well educated, cul tured men and, I believe, capable of giving their people a good government, but, as I have said before, the first thing to do is to whip them. "Every town must- be held and war conducted in stern fashion. No more of this amigo business. The Philip pines arc a rich country and capable af great commercial development. Our prestige in the orient has greatly in creased as a result of our war. We stand in a position to command the wonderful trade if we will only grasp the situation. "Our volunteers are the greatest sol diers in the world, I believe. Iowiv has right to be proud of her regiment. We come home a united body, 110 dis sensions and loyal to our country. I lim proud of every man and officer in the regiment. I want to say a word in praise of the American colony in Yokohama. They treat the returning volunteers like princes." ffctiin.-iLcs of Otis. Seven hundred and sixty-four men nnd forty-nine officers are with the regiment. All the officers of the Iowa regiment agree that General Otis :s a patriotic, conscientious man, but be lieve he is trying to do too much. They believe lie should confine his work to the civil and commissary departments of the army and that a thorough-going fighter should be in charge of the fir ing line. Adjutant General Byers, of Iowa, when seen last night, said that the Iowa volunteers would probably start home in a couple of weeks. "The books of the regiment are in splendid shape," he said, "and there is DEWEY MUST HAVE REST. Admiral Abandons Proposed Trips on Advicc ol'HIs Physician. Washington, Oct. 24.—By the advice of his physician Admiral Dewey can celled his proposed trips to Philadel phia and Atlanta and will accept no more invitations. A statement issued from his office says he "finds the mental strain incident to such vis its is cerioua.'y affecting his health." It is said by one of the admiral's friends that this should not be takea as an indication Qt any alarming change in the admiral's health, hut no reason why the men should be helO here long. It is our plan to have them go east in a body in two or three spe cial train*, the trip to be made as soon as possible after the troops are mus tered out. The soldiers wiil go in the special trains to Council Bluffs where a grilnd reception will be ten dered the regiment as a body, And then the various companies will pro ceed to their respective homes. Thl twelve companies were recruited al eleven different towns. Des Moinet alone having two companies. Inspec tion of the muster roljs, however shows that, the men came from 200 dif ferent towns, representing every nooV and corner of the entire state." The regiment, although in seventeen engagements, had only one man killed l»nd forty-one wounded. Thirty-foui tnen Were left, in the hospital at Ilono lulu to recuperate. Teti died of dis ease in the Philippines. One man.PrivtaeBordurvine, of Com pany H, whose home is in Des Moines, disappeared, and his fate is a mystery Seventy-one of the regiment re-enlist ed in new volunteer regiments in Ma nila, including the following officers: Captain Ickis, now captain In the l'hir ty-sixth infantry Lieutenant Point, now enptain in the Eleventh' fcavalry Lieutenant Ross, now captain in the Eleventh cavalry, and Sergeant F. P. Lincoln, now first, lieutenant in t.W Eleventh cavalry. Fifty men were dis charged nt Manila. PARTY OF MARINES ATTACKED Fired on Wliilc Ijnmliiig Non-Com batnnls Under White Klntr Washington, Oct. 24.—Admiral'Wat son cables from Manila: "October 16 the insurgents surprised a boat's crew of four men from the gunboat Mariveles, who under a white flag were landing non-coinbatants from a captured proa at Sicong island. William Jurascka, boatswain's mate, was captured. An armed crew of ten attempted a rescue unsuccessfully. Sydney N. Hoar, landsman, was fatal ly wounded Frederick Anderson, ap prentice, severely wounded Nicholas Farre, coxswain, wounded in the leg. The Concord and Mariveles will punish if possible." Manila, Oct. 21.—Lawton's column is establishing a base nt San Isidro. Launches and cascoes navigate the shallow Rio Grande with considerable difficulty, but supplies have been land ed in the vicinity to be transported overland. WONDERFUL GERMAN AIRSHIP. Invention tlint May Kesult In Revo lutionizing Warfare. London, Oct. 24.—The German gov ernment has now almost completed the construction of an airship on a scale of size and expense never before upprouched. Major Baden-Powell, leading aeronautic expert of the Brit ish army, thus describes this momen tous Invention: "Through the kindness of General Count Zeppelin I was allowed to visit the dock yard wherein this wonderful ship is being constructed. I was im mensely impressed on entering a great wooden building erected on a floating raft.to see what appeared to be the slender skeleton of some huge vessel, as big as one of our most powerful bat tleships, but of such delicate material as rather to suggest a stupendous bird cage. This is made entirely of alumi num, and it is the framework on which the outer skin is to be stretched. In side a number of large balloons will Ije placed. Underneath are the gallery and cars, all aluminum, nnd here are the engines wilh which to drive the vessel, it is hoped, at a rate of twenty-two miles an hour through tlie air. The total lifting capacity will be about ten tons, which will enable the vessel to carry sufficient stores and ballast to remain in the air some days. "All this may sound like some dream, but is stern reality. It is said altogether something like £70,000 has been spent upon it, and a commission including many leading scientific ex perts in Germany has approved' the plans. In a few weeks' time all should be ready for the start, and though acci dents and delays may happen in con nection with such a novel undertak ing, much is expected from this event since such an amount of money and skill have never before been expended on such an enterprise and all calcula tions have been so accurately made, every contingency so carefully con sidered and each possibility of failure so cautiously guarded against that we can but hope that success will follow. "A buoyant lulloon such as this has a great advantage over a purely me chanical flying- machine, such as that of Maxim or Langley. of being able to rise with certainty off the ground and preserving its balance when suspended in midair. In the case of a machine lighter than the displaced air these un certainties are done away with and the whole question becomes one ot speed. Twenty-two miles an hour is perhaps no great rate as compared to that of the winds which have to be sur mounted, but it is sufficient to accom plish a great deal. Given a practical airship, and improvements are bound to follow, and what then? Notwith standing what peace conferences may decide, wars in the future will with out doubt be decided in the air. Thi plateaus of the. Pamirs, the defiles of the northwest frontier, the swamps of the upper Nile, even Mafeking and the tablelands of the Transvaal will be come as accessible as New York." ANDRADE QUITS VENEZUELA. Remnant of Mis Army Also Sail* from Cnrncns. Washington, Oct. 24.—Commander Hemphill cables from La Guayra, Ven ezuela "Andrade, with his partially dis banded army, from Caracas, sailed early this morning on a gunboat and transport. Andrade went northeast ward, the other vessel westward their destination is unknown." KILLED IN A MINE. Beacon Man Struck by a Kill I ol Slate. Oskaloosa, la., Oct. 21.—W. H. Smith, of Beacon, la., was killed this morning by a fall of slate in the Garfield mine. He was about 35 years old and leaves a large family. that to a man of his temperament the excitement incident to various public functions in which he has been a par ticipant has proved unusually trying. He will remain as quiet as possible the balance of the winter. House No. 1747, Rhode Island avenue, Northwest, known as the Fitch house, in a most desirable section of the city, has been bought with public contri butions for Dewey's home. Declare for Republicans. ^. Baltimore, Qct. 21.—A committee"- of forty 30.4 democrats of ttaryland ba* declared in favor of the republican state and legislative UckeU la November. IOWANS WILL SOOIP BE HOMEWARD BOUND Fifty-First Regiment Will Be Mus tered Out Much Earlier Than Expected.: TO BE RELEASED NOVEMBER 2 Men Will Be Home Hcl'orc Thanks giving—Rcccption to Cover nor Shnw Prior tu Departure I'or Iowa. 'r.A SS- f':4/ San Francisco, Oct. 8C—'The Tiftf.* first Iowa regiment will be mas tered out much earlier than was ex pected. Last evening the announce ment was made that owing to the ex cellent state of the books and the ad vanced condition of the rolls the regi ment can be mustered out by Captain 'Jhrismnn on November 2. This not inly brings the boys home before (Thanksgiving, but may even get them to Iowa in time to vote at the fall elec tion. An informal reception was given Governor Shaw last night by the Union league club prior to Governor Shaw's departure for home. In an in formal talk Governor Shaw declared that he believed that all state regi ments should hereafter be so organ ized that in event of actual volunteer ing for service the colonel should fall back to lieutenant colonel and the president have the power to appoint as regimental commander some well known and capable West Point trained officer. With some such arrangement he thought in the late war every regi ment would have been sent to the front immediately and enough men would have been poured into the Phil ippines to put down the rebellion as soon as it arose. As it was, army offi cers high in command naturally cast an eye over the state troops and se lected those commands that were be lieved to have the most efficient col onels. It was a guess, he snid, but. in every case the colonels proved their nbilit-j'. Governor Shaw left for home after the reception. Sliuw's Welcoming Speech. In his speech of welcome to the offi cers and. men of the Fifty-first Iowa, Governor Shaw said: "Officers and men v-f the Fifty-first Iowa regiment: Iowa extends official greeting to her brave boys who have upheld so nobly the honor of the na tion and the reputation of the state. Thirty-six hours from the time of the president's first call for troops saw the Iowa National guard mobilized at Camp MeKinley. From that time to this not a man has proven recreant not a regiment has asked to be mus tered out or to be released from any duty. "Neither have they complained of any order. In camp, in trenches and in battle the Iowans have distinguished themselves. The Iowa regiments, one and all, have honored the state by their gentlemanly bearing and soldierlike conduct and have helped to keep the Tecord of the American citizen soldier ktainless in the eyes of the world. You Slave been permitted to participate in (the military achievements of your jeountry's history. The service you have endered the other organizations from four state is boundless. They all honor ,'ou. Each in its place and in strictest bedience did the regiments do their tluty and do it well. Your services were purely voluntary and were tendered after being fully advised of the terms of your enlistment and the cause in which you were to be employed. "By the terms of enlistment vou were entitled to be mustered out when the peace-treaty was ratified, but let it be forever known that neither the regiment as such nor the officers and jnen ever asked to be discharged. "It is to your lasting credit that you (ire the last of the original volunteer jirmy to be mustered out. The service which you have more recently ren dered have been as honorable as that for which you at first enrolled your names. The sixteen engagements with the treacherous insurgents will bear comparison, both as to purpose and justification, with the more dazzling achievements in Manila bay, at San tiago nnd San Juan. The flag you fol lowed is the flag Dewey carried ana it. casts no poll under the sky on any people. "It is not more honorable to emanci pate from the legal yet tyrannous power of Spain than from the barbar ous usurpers of Aguinaldo. Human freedom cannot prosper under the flag of either, nor can it ever suffer under the stars and stripes, and now you are about to return to the state that sent you forth amid her tears, that for all these months has followed you with her prayers she now extends to you the glad hand of welcome. God bless you, boys! "But there are vacant chairs there are bereaved homes, and there are bro ken hearts. But these are the universal price of great achievements. There has been no birth of freedom without pain and no remission without Calvaries. "The sympathy of a state and nation and a remembrance of self-sacrificing service is all the balm it is permitted me to oiler. You will now return to the vocations of peace. God bless you wherever the duties of civil life may lead." OTTO R0SMAN DEAD. Was a Former Grand Master ol Iowa Odd Fellows. Montezuma, la., Oct. 8$.—Otto L. Rosman, formerly grand.master of Ihe Iowa Odd Fellows, died today of apo plexy. MINERS WALK OUT. Three Hundred Workmen Affected by a Strike of Fifty. Oskaloosa, la., Oct. 26.—The drivers and day men at the Beacon mines struck today, causing work to cease. They have been receiving the highest •wages of a scale agreed upon some time ago, but desire an increase. While only fifty struck, over 300 are affected. WIVES ALL OVER THE WORLD Chicago, Oct. 26.—Forty-two wives scattered'throughout the world, foui in Chicago, was the confession today by Walter L. Farnsworth, the candy commission man arrested yesterday charged with bigamy. "I cannot tell exactly how munj women I hove married," said he. "1 know ot eleven" in.Europe,., four iu China, three in Peru, one in England cad over twenty others ig different rcould irts of the world, but to save my soul not tell bow many." H*|H *,M£' frosble on the Border. Chicago Tribune: Census Supervisor —"You must have taken the enumera tion of the people in that Indian set tlement very carelessly. There are cer tainly many more of them than jrou have returned." Census Taker—Sure, I counted two half-breeds as only one Injun." }X($ The Hlght Spirit. life: The Father—When I was yovir age, air, didn't have time to spend my night running after the girls. "Well, dad, I shall be only too glad It I can be of any service to you nom The Dreyfus children Know. London Truth: Mme. Dreyfus, a short time ago, remarked with terror that her children seemed to suspect .the fate of their father. She had brought them up entirely under her own eye. She was their governess, went out with them in their walks,' and kept them out of the way of newspa who is in liis 9th year, see a news paper. The servants were as careful per hawkers. She never let the boy, as she was to keep them in happy ig norance. But they found out the truth at the seaside from reading paper bags made with our journals. These bags wre furnished at th,e grocer's where they bought sweets. The boy also found on the cliff a torn kite made with newspapers. It gave a short his tory of the Dreyfus affair. He re marked to the bonne the name. She said there were many Dreyfuses in Paris. "But are there many Captain Alfred Dreyfuses whose wives are Lucies? I know why mamma is'so sad, and why papa remains ao long away." The bonne asked him hdw he knew, and he showed the kite, and told her what he and his sister had read on the paper bags. She warned them, never to reveal their knowledge to any one. It would kill their mother if she thought they had found ont what had made her so sorrowful. Passing of the Horse. So soon as nature sees an improve-' ment there is a change. The candle gave way to electricity and the horse to the automobile. The fact that Hos tetter's Stomach Bitters has been sold for over half a century, proves its value. There is nothing to equal it for stomach or liver trouble. One of Job's Comforters. 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