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K. of L. Strikers Under Arrest for
Wreck in« tlie New York Central
Express Discharged.
Stories of Their Confessing Tlielr Guilt
Wholly Groundless—No Evidence
Against Tlieni.
Three of the Men Held for Unsuccess­
ful Attempts at Train Wrecking
at Other Points.
TROY, N. Y., Sept. 20.—Reed, Cain
and Buett, the men charged with a con­
spiracy to wreck a Central Hudson train
in the town of East Greenlmsh on the
night of Sept. 4, entered pleas of "not
guilty" in the court of sessions, before
Judge Griffith, and Kiernan and Cordial
were discharged. The grand jury
found no evidence to connect any of the
men in custody with the wrecking of the
Montreal sleeper at the Staats crossing
in the town of Schodack on the same
night. The reported confessions were a
sensational feature of the cose for which
there appears to have been
No Foundation In Fact.
What Reed, Cain and Bu«tt did con­
fess to was this, that after hatching the
plot to wreck a train they met in Green
bush at what is known as the Cabbage
switch of the Central Hudson railroad.
The switch is near a cabbage garden.
They broke into a tool house at 11
o'clock at night, after which they threw
the switch of the south-bound track and
wedged fish-plates in betweei the rails.
Cain had a switch key, and Eeed held a
revolver while the others did the work.
While they were thus engaged tliey
Saw the AVrecU of the Montrctl Kxpress
at the Staats crossing, but hare no idea
how it came about. The mjstery sur­
rounding the affair at the Sttats cross­
ing by which the second section of the
Montreal express was wretked is as
deep as ever. With some tie theory
that the accident was due to the spread­
ing of the rails is the true veision of the
affair. Tlie misplaced switchat Green
bush did not mult in an accident. .The
trials of Reed, Cain and Buert were set
down for next Tuesday. Kitrnan was
rearrested by detective Hnmpirey of the
Central road, on a warrant claiming the
crime of displacing a switch the com­
pany between Albany and Earner's tc
Kiernan and Cain.
Two Men Reported Killed aiil Several
Injured Near Manning
ATLANTIC, Iowa, Sept. 20.—A cyclone
struck about four miles souti of Man­
ning, Iowa. Two men wen reported
killed and several iujured. damage to
property will be heavy.
Floods at Council lilufe.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, Sept. 20.—A
heavy rainstorm, accompaniet by light­
ning, visited this section. Maty cellars
in this city were flooded, andthe dam­
age to goods stored in basanents of
business houses will be considerable.
The largo volume of watei on the
streets caused a suspension of tavel for
over an hour. Several buildiigs were
struck by lightning and thre persons
severely hurt.
Serious Vantage Caused by Ytnd and
Rain at Clinton, Iowa.
CLINTON, Iowa, Sept. 20.-At 5:30
p. m. a cloud dropped on Clinon and
lifted the roof off the Hanforc block.
The Clinton Harness compaiy and
Wood's drug store suffered injiry from
water. The roof on Quinn's grocery
store was damaged and a hole junched
in the wall by iiying timber. Union
block had a tin roof rolled up ad Mor­
rison's book store and Jervis & O.'s dry
goods store were deluged. Nunerous
chimneys are down and trees jroken.
Several narrow escapes occurred but no
one was mjnred.
Ten Firms Suffer Heavily From fire at
South Haven, Mich.
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich., Sept. 21—Fire
destroyed M. Hale Co.'s and E. C. Bur
lingham's dry goods stores H. lain &
Co.'s boot and shoe store, C. Fltclier's
Son's hardware sore, Wm. Rill's
butelier shop, £. E. Dale's drug store,
Angel & Hellman's tailor shop, aaarber
shop, the postoffice and the reidence
of J. J. Clement. The loss is estmated
at $60,000. The origin of the ire is
Man-of-Wav Ertogroul Foundered «d Its
Crew Lost.
LONDON, Sept. 20.—Advives from
Hioga state that the Turkish mn-of
war Ertogroul foundered at se, and
that 600 of her crew were romed.
Osman Pasha was on board anc was
lost. Ali Pasha was also drowned Ali
Pasha and Osman were envoys c! the
sultan to the emperor of Japan.
Nine Firms llurned Out. 1
WASECA, Ills., Sept. 20.—Fin de­
stroyed the buildings occupied bj the
following: Jacob Otto, harness J.
Wahl, confectioner Joseph Laboiity,
restaurant Fred E. Foster, news Siu
ney Stells, groceries George S. Higius,
groceries David Johnson, barber Tay­
lor Channel, shoe shop Ricliarcj U.
Hooker, blacksmith. Loss, $10,001 in­
surance $0,000.
Four Lives Lost in a Ilerlin Fire.'
BERLIN, Sept. 20.—By afire wich
destroyed the residence of a rich jer
chait named Frichs, at No. 134 Fied
rich street, two of his' daughters, »ed
16 and 14, respectively, were burnt! to
death. The governess and a maid tlso
lost their liues in the Hauies.
In the Northwest.
The new horse exchange at Soutlfit.
Paul was opened Thursday.
John Weller, of Bayfield, pleaed
guilty of highway robbery and was ?n
tenced to serve two years in the site
penitentiary. The crime was conuit
ted in Buffalo county.
«'v 'i' wr'
Negotiations for the Purchase of the St.
Paul and Duluth Have Ileen Going on
for Several Mouth*.
ST. PAUL, Sept. 20.—The Pioneer Press
says: The telegraphic report from Du
luth that the Northern Pacific was ne­
gotiating for control of the St. Paul afld
Duluth did not create much of a sur­
prise in local railway circles. It has
been known for several months that
such negotiations were in progress, and
many have expected that the purchase
would have been made before this. It
is now thought that something definite
regarding this deal would be made
known at the annual meeting of the
company, which is to be held in New
York Oct. 10. Tho Northern Pacific
wants control of the St. Paul and Du­
luth for two reasons. In the first place,
the acquisition of this line would put it
in a better shape
the Great Northern.
Besides this, a number of the heavy
Northern Pacific stockholders are large­
ly interested in the American Steel
Barge company. This comjjany pro­
poses building and putting in service on
the lakes a fleet of boats which, foi
cheapness of transportation, will sur­
pass anything afloat on the great lakes.
It is but natural that these stockholders
would like to be assured of a portion of
the Minneapolis flour trade, and they
can best do this by securing through
the Northern Pacific a line between St.
Paul and Minneapolis and Duluth.
The Yankton Iloard of Trade Issuet, an
Address to the Public.
YANKTON, S. D., Sept. 20.—The cham­
ber of commerce of Yankton has issued
the following address to the public:
Whereas, Many newspapers of the
country for the past year or two have
published untruthful and damaging
statements as to failure of crops in
South Dakota, and especially so regard­
ing the counties of the southeastern por­
tion of the state, where crops have been
fully up to the average of the best agri­
cultural states of the Union.
Whereas, The general average crop of
the state, according to all evidence at
our command, supported by the official
crop reports from Washington city, is
not surpassed by the great agricultural
states of Ohio, Indiana or Illinois there­
fore, be it
Resolved, That we earnestly protest
against the continued publication of
these wholesale falsehoods as they may
relate to the soutlie.ru portion of the
state, where crops
all kinds for a
number of years have averaged fully up
to those of Iowa or Illinois, and where
a failure of the crops has never oc­
curred, as we are prepared to demon­
strate by the sworn statements of a
fanners, new in our possession, and
which this chamber of commerce is
prepared to verify.
A Woman Murdereii Near Long Prairie,
Minn.—Tlie Fiend Then Shoots Hint.
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn., Sept. 20.—
Wednesday night Fred Paul shot Mrs.
Louis Buelow, a neighbor woman, who
lives at Bearhead, eight miles from here,
while she was at work in a potato patch.
The fiend then cut off his victim's ears.
The little daughter of the murdered
woman was the only witness of the af­
fair, and told the husband and father on
his return. After l-illing the woman
Paul went home and shot himself, and
was found by his brother some hours
later. Coroner Gates went out to the
scene a few hours after the sad tragedy,
and found that the hogs had eaten the
face off the dead woman. No cause is
assigned for the tragedy. It is thought
here that the man was insane, as he
gave his team away in the morning.
Nearly lis,000,000 of the Sioux City and
Northern's Honds Taken bj a Boston
BOSTON, Sept. 20.—The Sioux City
and Northern railroad company,
which completed last January its 9fl
miles of road from Sioux City to Gar
rettson, there giving the Manitoba sys­
tem an entry into Sioux City, has sold
its first issue of bonds, $1,920,000 5's, tc
a Boston syndicate, which will shortly
offer them in the New England market.
This little road has a most substantial
backing both in the East and West and
has made important traffic alliances.
The road was completed and put in
operation before its bonds were offered
in any market. It is understood that
the Boston syndicate will offer them at
95 and interest.
Movements of the "Soo."
WAIIPETON, N. D., Sept. 20.—There is
great interest felt in the recent move­
ments of the "Soo" people. Engineer­
ing parties have been at work in this
count}', and two routes have been
looked over. The plan was to start from
Hankinson and build in a northwesterly
direction through this county, passing
through Sheldon, in Ransom county,
and crossing the main line of the North­
ern Pacific at Valley City. The termin­
al point ultimately to be reached is on
the Canadian Pacific road, north of the
Turtle mountain country.
A Remarkable Spectacle.
SPOKANE FALLS, Wash., Sept. 20.—
A remarkable spectacle was presented
at the new exposition building in this
city. Two hundred union carpenters
struck work because the board of di­
rectors found it absolutely necessary to
buy a small quantity of lumber from a
boycotted mill. Public indignation was
at once aroused to a remarkable degree.
Prominent citiiens pulled off their coats
and, hammer in hand, went to the
building and engaged in the work of
laying shingles on the immense roof.
Killed a Policeman.
DENVER, Col., Sept. 20.—O. L. Barnes,
butcher, Wednesday night assaulted
his wife, whom he accused of infidelity.
Officer Wanless, who went to the
woman's assistance, was fired upon by
Barnes and killed. While falling the
officer shot Barnes through the abdo­
men, fatally wounding him. Barnes
WM drunk.
Mall Steamer and Crew Lost.
LONDON, Sept. 20.—A dispatch from
Japan states that the mail steamer
Mushari Marl, has been last off Cochi.
A Most Horrible Tragedy Caused at
Portsmouth, N. II. by a Woman's
Her Paramour and One D&nghter Dy­
ing—Her Husband and Two Other
Daughters Dead.
The Awful Scries of Crimes Committed
by the Wronged Husband
and Father.
PORTSMOUTH, N. H., Sept. 19.—A ter­
rible tragedy has occurred here, and
there is great excitement. A mob of
several hundred people surround the
house where the bodies of three dead
persons partially attest the extent of the
crime. Fred H. J. Uein, aged 48 years,
a cooper in the employ of the Eldredge
Brewing company, has a family of three
daughters, the eldest, Carrie, aged 15,
keeping house for him, his wife, who it
is said was unfaithful, having left him
several months ago. Since she left it is
reported the girl Carrie has become
wayward. Hein's troubles preyed upon
his mind until he resolved to end them,
And Remove from Temptation
the three female members of his house­
hold. Two of them and the murderer
himself lie dead in his home, while at
the hospital the third daughter lies
dying with a bullet in her neck, and at
his home Charles W. Taylor, a well
known hardware merchant, whose name
has been connected with that of Mrs.
Hein, has two bullets in his back. Be­
fore the discovery of Hein's dead body
officers and citizens were scouring the
city in search of him, and had he fallen
into the hands of the mob he would
have been lynched.
The Story of the Murder.
Charles W. Taylor, while entering his
residence about 7:30 p. m., was rushed
upon by the murderer, who tired two
shots, both of which took effect in the
small of his back. Taylor is still alive,
but very low. He says he does not
know what prompted Hein to shoot him.
Hein then went home and, shortly be­
fore 8 o'clock, people in the vicinity of
his house heard five pistol shots fired in
rapid succession, and Maud, his 13-year
old daughter, ran out of the house and
down the street. She proceeded but a
short distance when she fell on the
pavement, saying,
"Father Has Shot Me."
The girl was taken to the hospital,
where she now lies in a critical condi­
tion. Three shots were fired at her, all
taking effect. The lower part of Hein's
house was the scene of the murderer's
most horrible work, and it shows evi­
dence of a desperate struggle. The
kitchen was covered with blood and ev­
erything was in great disorder. Just
outside the back door of the house lay
two bodies. Carrie, the oldest girl, lay
with her face covered with blood, the
bullet having entered the left side of
the face, passing upward toward the
brain, death having resulted instantly.
Across Her Prostrate Form
lay Bertha, the youngest daughter.
When found she was unconscious, and
she expired in fifteen minutes, the bullet
that caused her death having entered
her head just behind the left ear. Sher­
iff Coffin arrived at Hein's house at 8:15
and detailed men to search for the mur­
derer. Meanwhile Marshal Joy and a
force of officers arrived and it was de­
cided to closely examine the chambers.
As they frittered the front chamber they
found the dead body of Hein stretched
on the floor. A bullet had passed through
his head from the revolver which lay at
his side.
They Break a Quorum in the House by
Bursting Through Locked Doors.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19.—There was a
scene of excitement on the Republican
side of the house in the afternoon. The
Virginia election case was the unfinished
business, but the house itself was en­
gaged in the technical proceeding of
trying to approve the journal. The
Democratic members were endeavoring
in every way to prevent the considera­
tion of the election case, and, in pursu­
ance of this policy, almost all of them
left the hall to break a quorum on the
question of approving the journal. A
call was orderea'and brought in a num­
ber of Democrats, and a yea and nay
vote was being taken on a motion to
dispense with further proceedings under
the call, when the Democratic members
Agalu ltegau to Decamp.
Mr. Burrows called the attention of the
speaker to the fact, and asked if the
members present could not be obliged
to remain. The speaker lesponded that
the rules were intended to secure this
end. He added that he did not see why
they were not observed. Accordingly
the assistant doorkeeper, Mr. Houk,
directed all of the doors leading
into the hall to be locked. Hardly
had this been done before Representa­
tive Kilgore, of Texas, presented him­
self at the door on the speaker's left
hand and sought to go out into the
lobby. He found that the door was
locked, and the doorkeeper in charge,
Mr. Hayes, refused to unlock it.
Unlock That Door,"
demanded the stalwart Texan. The
doorkeepee moved not, whereupon Mr.
Kilgore gave a sudden and vigorous
kick and the frail baize structure flew
open and Mr. Kilgore strode out. He
was followed about the same
fashion by Representative Crain of
Texas, Cummings of New York, and
Coleman of Louisiana, who in turn
forced the lock open without opposition
from the doorkeepers. At the moment'
Mr. Kilgore drove the door flying open,
Representative Dingley, of Maine, was
approaching from the other side. The
Dillon and O'llrien, the Irish Patriots Ar­
rested by the llrltisli Authorities.
DUBLIN, Sept. 19.—Mr. John Dillon,
M. P., and Mr. William O'Brien were
arrested for their recent utterances in
Ireland. The former was taken into
custody at his residence, near Dublin,
and immediately escorted to the rail­
road station where he was placed on a
special train enroute to Tipperary. He
was accompanied by a large military es­
cort. O'Brien was taken into custody
at Glengarris and conveyed to Cork.
Warrants of arrest for Patrick O'Brien,
Commoners J. Condon and David
Sheehy and the Rev. David Humphreys,
of Tipperary have been issued.
A Ui-eat Sensation Was Caused
by the arrests of Messrs. Dillon and
O'Brien. Later particulars are to the
effect that Mr. Dillon, when arrested,
was in his uncle's house at Ballybrack.
The police inspector, accompanied by
two constables, entered without knock­
ing or notice, and rudely ordered Mr.
Dillon to accompany him. The latter
asked for the inspector's authority,
whereupon the officer produced his war­
rant, accusing Mr. Dillon of inciting the
tenants of Smith-Barry, in his recent
speech at New Tipperary not to pay
their rents. Without waiting for Mr
Dillon to take a change of clothing, the
police hurried him to a car and took
him to Dublin, and thence to Tipperary,
to be arraigned before Col. Carroll, the
magistrate whom Dillon, a few weeks
Most Severely Denouncd
in a, speech in parliament. Mr. O'Brien
was taken in custody at the Glen Gariff
hotel. His wife was with him, just as
she was with him recently when a writ
server served on Mr. O'Brien a demand
from Lord Salisbury for 1,600 pounds
costs in Mr. O'Brien's libel suit against
the premier. Without calling him one
side, the officer presented his warrant
and told Mr. O'Brien to come along.
"Another attempt to keep me from tell­
ing Americans the truth about Ireland,"
said Mr. O'Brien as he accompanied the
The Charge Against Mr. O'Brien
was the same as against Mr. Dillon, the
inciting of tenants not to pay rent and
of advocating the boycott in speeches at
Limerick and New Tipperary. A war­
rant is also out for Mr. Dalton, and the
police are watching the league rooms
in Dublin. It is believed that warrants
are out for many persons connected
witli the league, and that the govern­
ment has determined, during the recess
of parliament, to crush out, if possible,
all opposition to its policy in Ireland.
Mrs. O'Brien went on the same train
thaj^took her husband to prison. Lord
Salisbury is said to be deeply incensed
against Mr. O'Brien, who, in his Lime­
rick speech called Lord Salisbury a
libeller and blackmailer. Much excite­
ment prevails both in Ireland and Eng­
land over the arrests, and the opinion is
generally expressed that the object of
the government is to prevent Messrs. Dil­
lon and O'Brien from going on their tour
and gaining American sympathy and
contributions for Irish causes.
Consul General New Kn Route Home to
Aid in the Iiidianu Campaign.
CHICAGO, Sept. 19.—A Herald special
from Indianapolis says: Announcement
that Consul General John C. New is en
route to this country and will remain in
Indiana until after the election has
created quite a stir among Republican
politicians, and there is a belief that he
is coming to assume the personal direc­
tion of the campaign. It is no longer a
secret that President Harrison is not
satisfied with the situation in his home
state and there are intimations from
some of his personal friends that he be­
lieves Chairman Michener has not used
the administration patronage as judi­
ciously as he might, even if the oft
repeated charge of using it for his own
personal ends is groundless. It is also
known that New conduct of the cam­
paign for Harrison's nomination has
given the president a very high opinion
of the consul general's ability as a poli­
tician, and his coming at this time em­
phasizes the report that Harrison has
expressed a wish to have him in Indiana
during the present campaign.
The Southwestern Railway and Steam­
ship Association Being Organized.
CHICAGO. Sept. 19.—The Herald says
that the Southwestern Railway and
Steamship Association is now being or­
ganized, and that J. Goddard is to be­
come its chairman, with headquarters
probably at Chicago. The association
will be formed of all lines from St.
Louis and Kansas City to the South­
west. This will cover the Missouri Pa­
cific system, Southern Pacific lines in
Texas and Louisiana, the Atchison
properties in the Southwest and a num­
ber of smaller roads. The new associa­
tion is a pet seheme of Jay Gould, C. P.
Huntington and Allan Mauvel. of the
Atchison system, and the determination
to form the association and make Mr.
Goddard chairman was reached during
one of President Manvel's recent visits
to New York.
A MauimothN Hone* Unearthed in a Small
Town in Illinois.
MONTICELLO, Ills., Sept. 19.—Daniel
Quick, living in the southern part of
Pratt county, while digging a ditch, at
a depth of three feet discovered the
skeleton of a mastodon. The tusks
measured 12 feet long and 10 inches in
diameter. The mastodon was 12 feet
tall, 18 feet long and 17 feet and 5 inches
in circumference,making oue of the larg­
est animals of its kind ever discovered
in America.
door struck him with full force in the
face, bruising his nose badly.
It beinjr impossible to retain a quo-,
rum, the nouse at 8:05 adjourned.
Central Strike Declared OAT.
ALBANY, Sept. 19.—The order declar­
ing the New York Central strike off
WHS read in every local assembly be­
tween Mew YOIK and Buffalo. It enia
t.aied from headquarters of District
AtsemLlv No. ~-.tv
A Newspaper Man Wedded.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 19.—Perry S.
Heath, correspondent at Washington of
The Indianapolis Journal, and other
leading newspapers, was married at
8:8U o'clock p.m., at the residence of
the bride's pareuts, to Miss Mary Ella
Conway, daughter of Geora-e Conway,
of this city.
Mm. Liuijdon'i Funeral.
MADISON, Wis,, Sept. 19.—A great
outpouring of sympathizing people
filled the house and covered the lawn at
the funeral of Mrs. Ella Sntich Lang
don, whose murder by J. \Y. Bo van at
Grand Mound Monday, and tne im me­
diate killing of the latter by W. M.
Langdon, the husband, created such a
The Party in Massachusetts Renomin­
ates Governor firackctt and
Other Officers.
State Ticket Selected by Nutmeg Be*
publicans—Work of New Hamp­
shire's Convention.
Sovereign Grand Lodge Officers I. 0.
O. F. Elected—Army of the Cum­
berland Reunion.
BOSTON, Sept. 17.—The delegates to
the Republican state convention were
busy all morning discussing the contests
for the nominations for secretary of
state, attorney general and auditor.
Delegates began to gather in Tremont
temple early. The convention was called
to order at 11:15 a. m. by Chairman
Burdette. Secretary Wardell read the
call and a temporary organization was
effected by the choice of J. O. Burdette
chairman, and J. Otis Wardell secre­
tary. Chairman Burdette then made a
brief address.
The committee on credentials pre­
sented its report at follows: Three hun­
dred and fifty-one cities and towns, en­
titled to 1,2(36 delegates, represented by
1,218 delegates.
There being no contest for the head of
the ticket Governor Brackett, Lieuten­
ant Governor Haile and Treasurer Mar
den were renominated by acclamation.
Nominations Made by Nutmeg Republi­
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 18.—The
Republican state convention reconvened
in the Hyperion theatre at 10 a. in.,with
Temporary Chairman ex-Lieutenant
Governor Cook presiding, and with 1.500
people present. United States Senator
Piatt was called to the chair. The fol­
lowing permanent organization was
effected: President, Senator Piatt, and
along list of vice presidents. Following
these selections Senator Piatt addressed
the delegates in a ringing speech. At
one portion he referred in turn to
Blaine, Reed and Harrison. The ap­
plause which followed each name
showed just the position in which each
stands with Connecticut Republicans.
lilaine's Name Created a Perfect furor.
Nominations were next in order. H.
E. Benton, of New Haven, placed the
name of Samuel E. Merwin, of New
Haven, before the convention for gover­
nor, and long applause followed his
efforts. Gen. Dwight, of Hartford,
moved the renoniination by acclamation
of the ticket of two years ago, but the
motion fell flat.
The informal ballot resulted: Merwin
891). Bulkely 51.
The ballot was made formal and Mr.
Merwin was declared the nominee amid
great applause.
George A. Bowen, of Woodstock, was
nominated for lieutenant governor:
George P. McLean. Hartford, secretary
of state Steven S. Henry, Rockville,
treasurer Lyman S. Catliu, Bridgeport,
comptroller—all by acclamation.
Work of Selecting a Republican Ticket
Progressing at Concord.
CONCORD, N. H., Sept. 18.—Phcenix
hall was crowded with delegates to the
Republican state convention when
Chairman John B. Smith of the state
committee rapped for order at 11:15 a.
m. The officers and committees selected
were elected as a permanent organiza­
tion. Messrs. Bywers, of Newport, and
Atherton, of Nashua, were appointed a
committee to escort President Joshua
G. Bellows., of Walpole, to the chair.
The committee on credentials reported
581) delegates present. It was voted to
proceed to ballot for a candidate for
governor. Hon. J. H. Gallinger, of
Concord, presented the name of Hon.
Hiram A. Tuttle, of Pittsfield, and F.
N. Bradford seconded the nomination.
Hon. Hiram D. Upton named Joseph
Walker, of Portsmouth, and Hon. T. E.
Marvin, of Portsmouth, seconded the
nomination. Balloting followed. Tut­
tle was nominated on the first ballot
and the nomination was made unani­
The delegates then separated into
county conventions and selected mem­
bers of the state committee.
Senator Chandler reported the resolu­
tions, which were adopted, after which
the convention adjourned.
Annual Election Held by the Sovereign
Grand Lodge at Topeka.
TOPEKA, Kan. ,Sept. 18.—The sovereign
grand lodge of Odd Fellows left Topeka
on an excursion to Fort Leavenworth,
but returned at night in time to comply
with the requirement of the constitu­
tion, which provides for the election of
officers the second day of the session.
The election resulted as follows: Grand
sire, C. M. Busbee, of Raleigh, N. C.
deputy grand sire, C. L. T. Campbell,
of London, Out. grand secretary, T. A.
Ross, of New Jersey grand treasurer,
Isaac P. Sheppard, of Pennsylvania.
The only office for which there was a
contest was the deputy grand sire.
In the Northwest.
The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul
railroad is completing its line of survey
from Lvun to Thorpe, Wis., this week.
It is reported that a number of the
conductors on the Iowa Central have
bent laid off. The trouble has not yet
beeu announced.
The thirty-fifth annual meeting of the
General Congregational Association of
Minnesota opened Tuesday at Northfield
with a large attendance.
The Presbyterian synod for Wisconsin
convenes at Hudson about Oct. 14.
About 200 delegates are expected. The
local society met and made arrange­
ments for receiving its guests.
F. Whipple, assignee of E. Coolidge &
Co., insolvent bankers, of Waupaca.
Wis., makes the fo1'owing statement:
Assets, face value, $1.4,312.96: liabilities,
$38,91).').8!). The real value of the assets
is thought to be less than *22.000.
A* I
Provisions of the Measure Tliat Only
Awaits the President's Signature to Be­
come Operative.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18.—The anti-lot­
tery bill having now passed both rases,
it only awaitB the president's signature
to become a law, and there is not likely
to be any unnecessary delay on that ac­
count. The bill gives great power to
the postmaster general, and after it be­
comes a law it will be very dangerous
for any person to meddle with lottery
It forbids the carrying in the mails or
delivery at or through any postoffice, or
by any mail carrier, of any letter, post­
al card or circular concerning any lot­
tery, or any list of drawings of the
same, or any lottery ticket or part
thereof, or any check, draft, bill,
money, postal note or money order for
the purchase of any ticket.
It forbids carrying any newspaper,
circular, pamphlet or publication of any
kind containing any advertisement of
any lottery, or containing any list of
prizes of any such lottery.
It forbids any person from depositing
or causing to be deposited, or knowing­
ly sending or causing to be sent any
such matter by mail.
It provides that proceedings for viola­
tion of this law may be instituted either
in the district at which the mailing was
done or at the place to which it is car­
ried by mail for delivery, or at any
lace where it is delivered to the ad
It provides for preventing the
delivery of mail containing registered
funds or money orders addressed to lot­
tery companies or their agents.
Twenty-First Annual Reunion in Pi-ogreM
at Toledo.
TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 18.—The twenty-
first annual reunion of the Society of
the Army of the Cumberland began
Wednesday. The day was beautiful
and bright. Decorations had beeu put
up all over the city on public and private
buildings, and flags could be seen flut­
tering in the breeze at almost every
turn. At 10 o'clock the members were
escorted from the Boody house- to Me­
morial hall. The society was called to
order by Gen. R. H. Cochran. Rev. P.
S. Slevin. chaplain of Forsyth Post, G.
A. R., of this city, delivered an appro­
priate prayer. Gen. W. S. Kosecrans,
president of the society, took the chair
and the regular business of the society
was transacted. Gen. Fullerton, treas­
urer of the society, reported the condi­
tion of the society as follows: Receipts
for the year, $4,246.24 disbursements,
$2,086.11 balance on hand, $2,160.13.
Will Try Sheep Raising.
FORMAN, N. D., Sept. 18.—Farmers in
this section are turning their attention
to sheep raising, wheat having been a
failure for the past three seasons. They
realize that something must be done.
Magnus Nelson, of De Ladere, who
owns quite a large flock, says they pay
better and can be raised, cheaper than
anything else that can be raised in
North Dakota. W. E. Patterson, of
this place, intends .buying 600 head the
coming spring, and several others have
also announced their intention of doing
so. The prairie grass is said to make
excellent grazing for sheep.
In the Northwest.
Rev. M. H. Gold, of Albert Lea,
has bought the Lake Mills Star news­
paper and plant, and will assume man­
agement of the same about Oct. 15.
The Hastings. Minn., creamer}' has
been leased to G. W. Martin & Co.. pro­
prietors of the Zenith creamery. St.
Paul, and was started up Wednesday.
The Central Minnesota fair opened at
St. Cloud Wednesday with a large at­
tendance, and from all indications will
be the most successful ever held by this
Horse thieves stole a horse from Rev.
C. M. Brown, ten miles west of Yank­
ton, S. D. John McGloin, an ex-convict,
is suspected, as both he and the horse
disappeared simultaneously.
The Fourth Iowa congressional Re­
publican convention is being held at
New Hampton. A number of Anti
Sweeney men are on the grounds trying
to work up an opposition.
The first election ef village officers at
Mcintosh, Minn., took place Monday.
The election was practically a trial of
strength between the license and anti
license elements, and although the for­
mer secured three members ot the coun­
cil, the election was so closely contested
that it is still a question whether or not
license will carry if it ever comes to a
vote in the council.
In General.
A Boston firm has caught a sea turtle
weighing over 1,100 pounds.
The London daily edition of The New
York Herald has been discontinued, but
not abandoned.
A Chinaman near Los Angeles rented
100 acres of land and planted potatoes.
His net profit will be fully $10,000.
Miss Elizabeth Bisland. the pretty
literary woman who lately girdled the
earth, has taken up her permanent resi­
dence in England.
Lightning struck a shanty at Brew­
ster N. Y., crowded with Italian labor­
ers. killing four of them and stuuning a
number of others.
A piece of lithographic stone from
which the $10 bills of tne Confederate
government were printed was discov­
ered in a cemetery near Anderson, S. C.,
Doylestown, Pa., ducks are addicted
to dissipation. They eat the tomato re­
fuse from a seed establishment which
has undergone fermentation and get
beastly drunk.
The whaling bark Petral has returned
to New Beuford after an eventful
voyage of sixty-two months. All of the
original crew except the captain either
died or deserted. The cargo is valued
at |80,000.
The recent storm in Jurah has left
multitudes destitute, for whom collec­
tions are being taken up throughout
Negotiatious are in progress to arrangs
a marriage between the Due d'Orleans
and the Grand Duchess Xenia, daughter
of the Czar.
Six boys and girls have committed
suicide at Vienna through chagrin at be­
ing obliged to return to school after

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