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Jury Recommends Life Imprisonment for Conglilin O'Siillivan and Burke. And Three Years' Penitentiary Sen tence for Kunze—Beggs Acquitted. The Prisoners Take Their Sentence Coolly Beggs Completely Un nerved—Scenes in Court. CHICAGO, Dec. 17.—2:40 p.m.— The jury in the Cronin case brought in a verdict as follows: »Coughlin, Burke and O'Sullivan life imprisonment, Kunze three years. Beggs acquitted. VERDICT OF THE CRONIN JURY. Kxcitlng Scenes in Court When it Was Rendered—All the Convicts Cool. CHICAGO, Dec. 17.—Judge McConnell •was promptly on hand in the court room at 10 o'clock and took his seat upon the bench. The prisoners were not brought in from the jail. After waiting until 10:30 without receiving any communica tion of any kind from the jury a recess was declared until 1 o'clock, but this •hour was subsequently changed to 2 o'clock. The outside of the building was packed with the toughest looking crowd that has been in the cityfor many a day. All the members of the reserve were on duty in the neighborhood dressed in plain clothes. Judge McConnell reappeared in his private chamber at ten minutes of 2 jo'clock. A rumor found its way from the other side of |the building that the jury had a# last agreed upon a verdict. Extraordinary precautions were at once taken in and about the court room. Or ders were issued that no one besides the representatives of the press and the counsel engaged in the case should be given admittance, and to the fifty or more reporters that occupied the benches there were as many or more police offi cers in plain clothes. Some slight delay was created by the absence of Counselor Forrest, .and a special messenger was dispatched for him, and upon his arrival at 2:35-Judge McConnell took his seat upon the .bench and the court was de clared to be in session. A moment later the five prisoners were ushered in over the iron bridge leading from the jail. Lawyer John F. Beggs, with a deathly pallor on his face, and his blue eyes staring as though protrud ing from the bleached bones of a skele ton, headed the line Behind him came Dan Coughlin, with a half nervous, half cynical smile upon his face. It was ap parent to every observer that he had nerved himself for the ordeal. Next came O'Sullivan, his jaws compressed, and the lingers of his right hand tugging nervously at his moustache. Martin Burke, close behind him, had his same look of stolid indifference that he had worn throughout the trial. Little Kunze, the last in line was, as usual, the come dian of the prisoners, and smiled and waved his hands at the officers and newspaper men as he entered the room. As soon as the defend ants had taken their seats three dep uty sheriffs took a position behind each chair, and at the same moment about fifty officers entered the room by" the main door and formed a complete barri cade between the prisoners row and all means of exit for the room. At 2:29 the iron doors leading to the jail swung open and the jury filed into the room. The men were escorted to their seats and the roll was called. Breathless silence pre vailed. Even the judge, usually calm and collected 'mopped the perspiration from his brow. The voice of Foreman Clark came out clear and distinct, and with a triumphant ring to it, when he answered "We have," in response to the question of the clerk of the court, as to whether he and his colleagues had agreed cgn a verdict. Ris ing in his seat he handed a folded paper to the clerk. The stillness at this mo ment was not merely oppressive, but painfuL Every eye was turned upon the five men whose fate in another mo ment would be determined. Forrest cast a glance of encouragement towards his clients, as much as to say. "Be brave.'' Foster from his chair a couple of feet distant, threw a few words in a whis pered tone to Beggs. In a moment the voice of the clerk, clear and distinct, rung out upon the air: "We find the defendant John F. Beggs not guilty as charged in the indictment." confirmed ov tue senate. L1i« l-wtson assigned for this delay is, that the judge once rendered a decision that the state of Kansas conld be held liable for prop erty which had been rendered worthless by legislation. Of course this referred to breweries that bad been shut down through the enforcement of the prohibi bition bill. But what is the senate waiting on? There can be no question as to whether such a decision was ever rendered by Judge Brewer. The senate shonld, therefore, confirm or reject the nomination and. if the latter course is parsuod, assign this as the reason. Pub lic opinion is rapidly approaching that point when this decision will be sus tained by the fountain head of all law, the people. THE Ellendale papers say it is aston ishing to see the number of people who are ready to claim that they are in needy circumstances, in order to get a whack at the free coal. Residents in one township wanted forty-six tons and the best was none too good for them. One family wanted six tons of Hocking Valley, an other wanted four tons of bard coal, and one of the applicants is the possessor of 300 acres of farm lands in another state and h8s money out at interest there. It is also claimed that another fellow stole several wagon loads from a car on the side track. HON M- IN. JOHMSOK exploded a dyna mite bomb in this morning's A rgnis. He in- Heuai mitteef' and tw not roThe report) appro made tbe of tb AM are gallei pleas Nortl TR DANGER OF DEATH. Cualtoi Pacific Cars Suspended High Above River, Held Only by Coupling Pint. WINNIPEG, Dec. 12.—A Winnipegger who has just arrived from the Pacifio coast tells of a thrilling aocident to the Canadian Pacific through express in the mountains on Saturday last. A rail gave way at a point on the mountain side, high above the Columbia river. The en gine passed over safely, but the two coaches following swung about and top pled over. The bank was very perpen dicular and the cars would have tumbled several hundred feet below into the flow ing river, had it not been that the coup ling twisted around and held the tre mendous weight. There were the two cars, one with its load of passengers, sus pended between heaven and earth. The weight of the engine and the balance of the train prevented the suspended cars from drawing the whole train down. The suspense was said to be dreadful. The frightened passsengers were com pelled to remain in their perilous posi tion until the train hands built a plat form around and underneath the hang ing cars, enabling all to make their escape. The place where the accident occurred is considered the most danger ous in the mountains. big dees in mom DULUTH, Dec. 13.—''Have the Duluth elevatiors been sold to the English syndi cate?" is a question that has been asked dozens of times, and which yet remains without an answer. A dispatch from Chicago says the syndicate has bought 14,000,000 worth of elevators and other property in Duluth, ann Leo Mayer, the agent of the syndicate, is given as authority. Superintendent Ripley, of the elevator company, was seen, but didn't know anything about the matter. Other interviews were had with like re sults. Later in the evening a reporter was told that an option was out on the elevatorb of both the companies, nine in number, and which with their adjoining warehouses have a combine capacity of over 11,000,000 bushels, that it does not expire until February. The Deal to Be Closed. CHICAGO, Dec. 13.—Levi Mayer, the attorney who is acting as agent for the Englishmen, has just received a cable dispatch from his London clients which it was stated that the property and the terms of purchase were satisfactory, and which instructed him to close the deal immediately. This was done. "I cannot tell you what kind of property we secured," said Mayer, "but it is similar to the Minneap olis purchases we made recently." Some of the largest mills and grain elevatore in Duluth were included in the deal, it is said. in Duluth Million Dollar Dirt Deal. DULUTH, Dec. 13.—A large land deal has been practically closed by W. H. M. B. Harrison, selling to a New York and London syndicate over $1,000,000 worth of city property. Among the Londoners are T. P. O'Connor, editor of The London Star, and Spencer Balfour, cousin of the Irish secretary, both of whom are mem bers of parliament. Purchased Duluth Dirt DULUTH, Dec. 13.—It has been learned that Dr. H. B. Webb, who was here with tl. officers of the Wagner Car com pany, ht pureliased 160 acres of land just west ot Grassy Point, and the price is said to be $150,000. The sale could not be substantiated, but it was learned from another source that there was a deal pending with one of the Webbs, and that it would probably go through and rtia-t it was merely for private invest ment. STICXNEY'S LATEST. An Immense Transfer Yard and Ware house to Be Built at Chicago to Handle Freight. ST. PAUL, Dec. 13.—The latest enter prise in which A. B. Stickney, president of the Chicago, St. Paul and Kansas City, has interested himself in is the Chicago Union Transfer Railway com pany, anew concern, the prospectus of which is just issued. The company pro poses to incorporate into the busi ness of transferring cars, freight in less than car loads, etc., at Chicago, on the principle upon which bank clearing houses and mercantile ex changes are based. The capital stock of the company is to be $2,000,000, equally dieided into preferred and common, and is to be sold to the various companies in blocks of $6,000 of each. Immense warehouses will be built, and tracks for switching and transferring. The plan will be similar to that now operation tp.t the Minnesota Transfer, but on a much larger scale. NEW MINNESOTA RAILWAY. Crookston, Fort Stevenson and Mon tana Organized at Crookston. CROOKSTON, Minn., Dec. 13.—The ^Crookston, Fort Stevenson and Montana ted in Railroad company has been organized up of here and articles of incorporation will vided be filed at once. The company intends the fito equip and ojterate a line of rail road from Crookston directly west to the the m. jiiswuri river in North Dakota, thus and r» tapping the coal fields of that section, comm Officers of the company are: John McLean, president. Senator H. Burkliardt, vice president. A. M. Stewart, secretary. John Cromb, treasurer. "gang FOR chanc* is raffl agrees wins couple WASHINGTON, Dec. 13.—The President comin, FOR SOUTH DAKOTA. Cyrus J. Frey Nominated for I'nited State* Marshal. sen^ to the senate the nomination of will Cyrus J. Frey, of South Dakota, to be marshal of the United States district of ®AI' South Dakota, and a number of nomina Keec tione including Joel B. Erhardt, collector of customs at New York, and David W. MeClung, collector of customs at New York, of internal revenue for the first Ohio district. IVill Hardly the Appointment. WASHINGTON. Dec. 14.—It isj reported that the statements recently put in circu lation to the effect that the Russian mw sion had been tendered to Mr. Harrisonr of Philadelphia, were intended to test the public sentiment, and that the com ment on the suggestion was of such character that the appointment will not be made. On Wednesday, during the evening, there will be exhibited the. Chinese dwarf and chamber of horrors, the Gipsy tent will be in active operation and music and character songs^will.be given. Some of our merchants will make elabor ate exhibits, so that tbe fair will partake much of the nature of an exposition. On Thursday evening suppers will be seryed and the grand march will be re peated, the fair closing &t nine o'clock, in order to make preparations for the grand ball, which commences at 10 o'clock. The demand for tickets for the dance is large and a brilliant conclusion is expected for the entertainment. Bucklen's Arnica Salve. The best Salve in the world for Cuts Bruisee, Sores,Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands,Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and posi tively cures Piles, or no pay required* It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25 oents per box. For sale by Baldwin & Smith. Grave Cause for Anxiety Exists when the kidneys lose their Activity. Prompt measure* should be taken to renew it, otherwise Bright's disease, diabetes, or some ether organic trouble, is to be apprehended as a censeqaeuce. Hostetter's Stomach Bitters is a most desirable diuretic, as its stimulative action upon these organs never crosses tbe border line of safety and merges Into irrita tion, as do many stimulants used for the same purpose by the careless and uninstructed. The stimuli of commerce, fiery aud unmedi cated, are not suitable corrective agents in a case like this. They excite without producing a permanently desirable effect. The "lust medium" between them and an Ineffectual diuretic is the Bitters, which Is also a specific for malarial complaints, dyspepsia, constipa tion and rheumatism. DOLLS. Bscs: DOLLS. SPECIAL HOLIDAY OFFERINGS: Kid Body Dolls, only 25c Good Dolls, only 10c Nice Dolls, only 15c Fine Dolls, only .... 20c Handsome Dolls, only 25c Valley City Times-Record: For some time past our merchants have been missing goods from the front of their stores and also from the counters, and the committee on appropriations has re mained incog. Monday, Chief Burt, whose keen eye has been looking for tbe abstractionists, collared one, Conrad Haupt, and placed him in the cooler— where he sweat a confession out of him. A conveyance was secured, and after a trip of eight miles into the suburbs,Chief Burt found the straw stack, and hid therein was found a wagon load of goods of all descriptions in dry goods, clothing, boots, shoes, etc. As a detective. Chief Burt is a success. We have an elegant stock of Dolls in all grades of China and Bisque. Moulders of Opinion. DOLLS! DOLLS! DOLLS! StamDing done to order and Stamping Patterns for sale. SHAW & COMPANY The Merchant's Carnival. The gratuj march of the merchants carnival arid fair at the Opera riak on Wednesday ana Thursday evenings, promises to be a notably enjoyable enter tainment. Doors will be open each even ing at six o'clock, from which time sup pers will be served. The preparations guarantee exceptionally fine refresh ments, both in quality and variety. The Pierre Signal, published at the capital of South Dakota, signalizes itself by informing its readers that "Senator Pettigrew worked and voted for the election of Speaker Reed of the bouse." The Aberdeen Republican contains a half column editorial acknowledgment of a farmer's contribution of a fat duck to tha editor's family. Gratifying to All.1 The high position attained and the universal acceptance and approval of the pleasant liquid fruit remedy, Syrup of Figs, as the most excellent laxative known, illustrate the value of the quali ties on which its success's based and are abundantly gratifying to the California Fig Syrup Company. When Baby was sick, we gave her Castfri When she wan a Child, she cried for CaMoria. When she became Jtiss, she clung to Castoria. When she had Children, she pave them Caatoria. Advice to mothers. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, for children teething, is the prescription of one of the best female nurses and physi cians in the United States, and has been used forty years with never-failing suc cess by millions of mothers for their children. Daring the process of teeth ing its valne is incalculable. It relieves tbe child from pain, curs dysentery and diarrhoea, griping in tbe bowels, and wind-colic. By giving health to the child it rests the mother. Price 25c. a bottle. The special quality ot Ayer's Hair Vigor is that it restores the natural growth, color and texture of tbe hair, it vital izes the roots aud follicles, removes dandruff, and heals itching humors in the scalp. In this respect, it surpasses all similar preparations. Canadians, Attention! The Minneapolis & St. liouis railway, 'Albert Lea Route," in connection with the Northern Pacific and St. Paul, Min neapolis & Manitoba railways, will dur ing the months of November, December, 1889, and January, 1890, run a series of cheap excursions to Ontario and Quebec points. $40 for the round trip tickets good for 90 days. Avoid delays and de tentions in Chicago and other points by purchasing your tickets via the "Albert Lea Route." For detailed information call upon your nearest raillroad agent, or wite to C. H. HOLDRIDOE, Gen. Tkt. and Pass. Agt. Minneapolis, Minn. TTf'niwn— I 11I fig 111 IT eve,,y Druggists form of A A. A A A A1 VI skin and blood disease, from a common Pimple to the worst tuse of Scrofula, can be cured by tbe use of UJuttiiiiilfr, tbe n#w vegetable Blood itiri fier, internally, and Cole's CarboUsauvet the Great Skin Remedy, externally. Bludbilder Jb a concentrated vegetable extract and possesses wonderful tonic, alterative and blood puriying qualities. It renews and enriches the blood and through It reaches every part of the body, imparts life and vigor to all its functions and strengthens nod builds up tbe system. It is the best known remedy for all Scrofulous Complaints, Erysipelas, Eczema. Boils, Tumor*, Merevr rial Poisoning and Constitutional Disorder*, Blotches, Pimples and Eruptions of the Ski*, Rheumatism, and all diseases caused by an impoverished or corrupted condition of the blood. Small doses and pleasant to take. Price 91 Six for 15. Prepared only by J. W. Cole & Co., Black River Falls, Wis. 8old by and Sealers in Medicine. FOR HALE BV BALDWIN te SMITH. D. B. McLAIN, SURGEON DENTIST, lameslown. Dak HOUSES, ~»AND*» STORES FOR RENT ALFREDSTEEL Prof* Loisette's MEMORY DISCOVERY AND TRAINING METHOD In spite ot adulterated imiUtwny which aba the iheorr. and practical remit* of the Original, in Bplteof ibe croaaMt misrepresentations by ennous woold-be competitors, ftodtaisjriteo^'"b*8e attempt* to rob him of the fruit of his labor*, (U1 of which demonstrateithe undoubted snperioritr and famUritff of his teaching). Prof. Lniaette's Ait of Never For*ettin* is recognized to-daj in both Hemisoheiea as marking ani Epoch in Memory Culture. Hi« Prospectus (sent poet free) RIVPB opinions of people in all parts of the globe who hnv«- act ually studied hisSjrstem br coTTeanmdenm, showing that his System to itsM only while fietno nttidieil. not afterward* that aw book ean.be Uarnedjn atniigle reading, mlnd-vxinderinaaired, die. For Proepectus. 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The London Clothing Co's time is limited to close out their elegant stock ol Suits, Overcoats, Ulsters, Boy's and Children's Suits and Overcoats. The most powerful inducement offered this week. Suits that would be bargains AT $22, $20, $18, $17, $15 AND $13, AH go at the uniform price of Closing out sale of our entire stock of O E O A S We offer beyond all doubt the most ele gant assortment of fine Overcoats ever shown in Jamestown or North Dakota. Closing out sale of our entire stock. Not a garment held back. CENTRAL BLOCK, JAMESTOWN. N. D. Gull River Lumber Co. MANUFACTURERS AND DEALEHU IN Lumber Shingles, Sash, Doors, COAL, WOOD, LIME, BRICK, ETC, Mills at Cull River, Minnesota. Office and Yard—North Side, near N. P. Elevator Co 1000! 1000! 1000! One Thousand Tur- BOWMAN'S.. 1,000! 1.000! 1.000! J. R. WINSLOW, -DEALER IN- Lath, Sash, Doors, Mouldings, Building Paper, Etc. Office and Yards, Main Street, opposite N. D. Elevator. JAMESTOWN RUSSELL. 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