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Q.E(». TFRVKK. M. U.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Office mi lowi Life and Endowment
building, over Pickett's drug s*ore, 2 5.
Residence 2 blocks south and 2 blocks
wes* ot tt»e Herald office.
Eye and Ear Physician.
Ev**s caref’illv test s! and measured for
•peetado-. Oskaloosa lowa.
Pan b* found at the offi e and rtsidence
former! v o-e ip ed by ’‘r. Poacn. Office
ho irs fro us to I* a. *.n m i fro n 2 to 4 p.
m and evening. IV|-pb me 104.
Frankel, Bach & 00.,
The Old -st Bank in Mahaska
Coun 4 y.
Will receive depoutea anl transact a
bankiitr. exchange aa«l collection
business. the same as an incorporated bank.
Rxcbangc on ait the prinnosl cities of
the Unit id States and all cities of Europe
bought and add at sms to suit the pur
Passage tickets to and from al' points in
Europe f>r sa ea r the lo vest rates
Collections will receive prompt atten
I do a strictly legitimate banking bu-i
--ness, and give the wants of customers
special attention.
W. H. Servers. 0. E. Loft. and.
President. Cashier.
Osßaloose Natio&al Ml,
Wm. 11. Skkvsiir, J. W. McMi i.i.i.v,
J. H. Gkkkn, D. W. Loking.
Jxo. .1. Price .Jr ILL. Spencer,
James McCclloch.
First Mat ion il Hank. New York.
Gilman, S»a <te Co, New York.
Kirst \ Uiotial Hank. Chicago.
Citiz-n’s Nat’i Itaak. De* Moines.
Davenport Nat’i liank, Davenport,
J. A. I*. Crookii am LI. S. Howard,
J’reaideot V.-Pres.
Jons It. B a lists, Cashier.
Mahaska County Bank,
Organize Uader tbe State Laws.
Stockholder* liable for d >uble tile amount
of Capital Stock.
E H. Gibb*, W. A. Beetr<*n, J. A. L.
Crook ii am. John Nash, K. Itedman,
C. H. Vernon. A. B. Prins, J. 11.
Kuuvon. John K Barnes, 11.
S. Howard, John Voorhees.
interest paid on long time deposits.
J G. Jonkh, Jso. 11. Wakrkn,
President. Cashier.
It. P. Bacon, Vice-President.
The Farmer’s and Trader’s
CAPITAL $50,000.
First National Bank, Chicago.
Importers’ and Traders* Nat’i Bank, N.T.
Valter NaMonal Bank, Des Moines.
Wm. Burnside. Ralph H. Burnside.
ii. 500, m lid in.
C. M. Pouter. W. S. H art.
C. I PtrWuhr Ci.
$300,000 Money $300,000
To loan at 6 per cent annual Interest,
with privilege of payment of part or
whole loan on any interest pay day.
Have a large list of farm and city
operty to sell or trade. Also some
hoice western land to sell or trade for
good farm or city property.
Money Loaned on 2d Mortgage.
Call and see me at office over Pra
ter's so** store, on north side of
John P. Hiatt,
Real Estate, Loan and Insurance Agt,
37yl and Notary Pnblio.
Five lines or less, per year $6 00
Eash additional line 1 110
Oska'oosa Marble and Granite 'Works,
214 High Avenue west, Oskaloosa, lowa.
Surgeon Dentist.
O(Bee in Exchange Bloek. on High Ave
nue west, over New brand A Pike's drug
store, Oskaloosa. lowa.
Represents the following well known and
Fire Insurance Cos.
Underwriters’ Agency, N. V.
Hanover Fire, N. V.
Continental. N. Y.
''tin Fire Office, London.
London Assurance, London.
Royal. Liverpool.
lletroit Fiie and Marine.
St. Pjul Fin*. St. Paul.
Office at “THE FAMOU-,” 207-209 E.
High Avenue,
Attorney at-Law,
And Notary Public
Special attention given to damage
and land claims. Office: Rooms 3 and 4
► vans building, south ea*t corner square,
Oskaloosa, lowa.
nd Notary Public. Rose Hill, lowa,
And Notary I’ublie. Office in Suite No. 1,
Frank el Block
Oskaloaaa. lowa Office over Huber A
Ka I barb's banlwa.e more.
A ■ torney-at- Law,
Office ir. I’iueiiix block,Oskaloosa, lowa,
Business nromptly attended to
Offi e ov r l')s S mtb Market Street
Oskalo isa. lowa. Prompt attenticn gneu
to co le<*t : ons. Probate business will re
■ «*ir<*(.!t a t n'ion. Bind'e>s attend
ed t > in the U. S and Slat** courts
jP I>. It El •>,
(’o u n cel 1 or- ut -La w
•An*l Pens;..ii Attorney. I have ha I
years of rxi«e T ii*n , h* in pension matters; all
soidi-r* .sired t * eonsult me, no matter
wbetl.ei \on have an a'torney or not.
Office i" f oi.t rooo s over Oeo. r. Fraker
A Co no Mi side ef square.
Herald Job Rooms!
YOL. 43, NO. 4G.
Brings comfort and improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment when
rightly usqj, The many, who live bet
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
less exjienditure, by more promptly
adapting the world’s best products to
the needs of physical being, will attest
the vilue to health of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable and pleas
ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a jierfect lax
ative; effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
ana permanently curing eonstif '.ion.
It has given satisfaction to milli* and
met with the approval of the m cal
profession, because it acts on the id
neys, Liver and Bowels without \, \-
ening them and it is perfectly free ft i
every objectionable substance. |
Svrup of Figs is for sale bv all drtg
gists in 50c and $1 bottles, but it is man
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Figs,
and being well informed, you will not
accept any substitute if otlered.
For Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Dogs, Hogs,
500 Page Book on Treatment of Animals
and Chart f»eni Free.
ctres i Feyera,Concentiotm.lu«ammatioa
A. A.(Spinal .Heuinitilin, Milk Fever.
B. ll.—Strnin», f.ainenenn. Rheumatism.
C. Minleinper, Nanai ltineharKen.
D. or Grub*, Worm*.
K.I-—(iiuiilih, Heaven, Pueuuionla.
F.F.—Colic or (iripen, Bellyache.
1..(..-»li»carriare. Hemorrhages.
H. I riiiary uud Kidney Dineanen.
I. lEruptive liineanen. Mange.
J. —Dineanen of Digestion, Paralysis*
Single buttle (over SO donee). - _ .g))
Stable Cane, with Speclllc*. Manual,
Veterinary l ure Oil ami Med lea tor, 87.00
Jar Veieriuary Care Oil, - . 1.00
Sola by DrarrMt; or ml prryiM aaynkrro u 4 la may
naaalll; aa rrrrlpt a( prirr.
UlaiHlO yvll.o. CO., 111 A 1 It Wllllaa St., 800 Tort
la use 30 years. The only rucoeesfm remedy tot
Nervous Debility, Vital Weakness,
And Prostration, from* overwork or other causes!
#1 per visl, or 6 viva and large vial powder, lor $&,
Sei4 1»y IhiukUU, or *« ut )kitti«tlil on rfc«ipt iiicm,
■i am urn*' iku. ru. 111 kns wim*. be. **• w
j 7 R & ff. H. LABEL
Land & Pension Agency.
We have on otr books a large number
of farms and houses in tiwn; also many
thousand acres of wild land. If you have
real estate to sell or wish to buy, give us a
call. We pay taxes in any part of the
state. Conveyancing done. Office over
107 W High Avenus.Oskaloosa’ lowa. One
hundred nice building lots in Lacey's ad
dition ti Oskaloosa.
Many are entitled to au Increase of pen
sion and a great many bounties are unpaid
and commutation and back pay due.
These matters we give prompt and care
ful attention. No charges oniy when suc
Cowan & Hambleton’s
Loan and Abstract Office.
#20,000 to loan at tt percent Interest on
five \ears time;borrower haviuir the option
to pay part or all of principal after first
> ear.
We also have a complete s«t of Abstract
Books of all
Lands and Town Lota
In Mahaska County, lowa.
Office in front room of new Masonic build
ing, northeast corner of Public Square.
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elys catarrh
cleanses the ICofMyJ 01
Allays Pain andrHWEEVEFIIM' §A
Inflammation, mPT &<$ <jfM
Heals the Sores, B* / £&
Restores the
Senses of Taste .(,^1
and Smell. 50c]
A particle Is applied Into each nostril and Is
agreeable. Price 00 eents at Druggists: by
mall, rogtstered.se cU. ELY BROTHERS, M
Warren atreet New York.
The Celebrated French Cure,
"CSS* “APHRODITIME” refunded.’
, I* Sold on a
positive r^\
fK 'S’.'d CUARAMTEE by. W
UK ,\) to cur* any form of [Zj If
yl sJ nervous disease or tr
an y disorder of the
A , . generative organs
/ of h eDhst ■ e
_ ' from the excessive f
BEFORE n»eof stimulant*, AFTER
Tobacco or Opl mm, or through youthful iudlacrw
tion. over lnaolgeuee, Ac., such as Loss of Brain
Bower, Wakeluln***, Dealing down Pains in tbs
beck. Hem Inal Weakness, H ysterU, Nervous Pros
tration, Nocturnal Emissions, Leuccrrbo*, Dis
ci ne-s, Weak Memory, Loss of Power sod Impo
tency, which if reglected often lead to premature
old sge and Insanity. Price HOC s box.« boxes
for |6 00. Sent hr mall on receipt of pries.
A WRITTEN SUARANtEI If given for every
$5.00 order received, to refund the money if s
pennaMfrt cure D not effected. W* have thou
sands of testimonials from old end young, of
both sexes, who here been MnHMnuy cored
bytbeuseof AphrodlUne. Circular free. Address
Western Branch. Box 27, Fosxlaks, On.
Sold by Green & Bentley Drag Co., Oslut
loose. lows.
CMflniM PniNTif
Removes Freddy, Kfpt«, ■■JjßgV
S.C.BITT f ~Tst*s#,S
For all kinds of Jab Work.
Circulation Nearly Three Thousand.
At Two Dollars Per Annum
The Republicans of lowa will meet
iu State Convention at Des Moines on
Wednesday, August 16, and Hon. James
Ilarlan, of Henry, Ex-United States
Senator, will he the temporary chair
man, and Hon. James S. Lawrence, of
Woodbury, recommended for perma
nent chairman.
These selections are simply splendid,
and under the action of that conven
tion the Republican party of lowa will
move to the winning of a great and cer
tain victory at the polls.
—Does the Times believe with Presi
dent Cleveland that the repeal of th
Sherman silver law is a financial neces
sity, and does it favor it?
—According to latest accounts 215
members were elected to the Herman
reichstag last week. Of these 101 are
in favor of the army bill and 114 are
opposed to it. Second ballots are neces
sary in 181 districts and the govern
ment hopes to carry enough of these to
he able to pass the bill.
—Now comes the Washington Post
and declares editorially that “notwith
standing the loud complaints made
against the McKinley law during the
campaign last year, contingencies have
developed which will not permit the
revenue of the government to he radi
cally reduced, and some of the most
vigorous tariff reformers are now' advo
cating conservative action.”
--The June purchase of silver by the
treasury took in 105,000 ounces at 82.2
per ounce- which would make the sil
ver in the dollar worth 63.9. A half
million ounces were offered, but only
the amount taken that is named, and
none will he called lor again until July.
Make coinage free and the river of sil
ver that will How towards the mints
will heat the Des Moines when on a
boom—and bust the countrywide open.
—The Fremont Gazette voices sound
sense when it says: “Bishop Merrill, of
the M. E. church, says there will be a
manifesto issued by the church author
ities, requesting all Methodists to stay
away from the World's Fair entirely.
The good bishop had better let that job
alone ; i leave his people, as well as
to exercise their individual
judgment as to whether it is wrong to
attend the Fair simply because the court
has decided that it may be open on Sun
—The Chicago Inter Ocean suggests
that the “people who are groaning over
“hard times,” and “the oppressed work
ing millions,” neglect to state the fact
that tlie statistics show' $1,700,000,000
in savings banks in the United States.
That it is mainly the small saving of
the working multitudes is also true, as
every observer knows. Such a fact tells
better the financial condition of the
country than any oratory. That miser
able “robber tariff" doesn’t seem to
have robbed “the man with the little
dinner pail” quite so bad as the free
trade orator declared.
—Theodore Roosevelt gave some ex
c lllent advice to the graduate of the
Northwestern University commence
ment day. 11 e said, among other things
“The American citizen who won t take
part in the primaries, the caucuses and
conventions, who shrinks from the
rough, hard work of politics because it
jars on the nerves and is distasteful to
him, and because he does not like to be
jostled and knocked about by boss and
henchmen, should be as much ashamed
of himself as a soldier would be if he
shrank from the toil and danger of a
campaign and objected to being knock
ed about by the enemy. It is the good
man who lights for the right, who ulti
mately wins the victories of civiliza
Ralph Robinson, the veteran editor
of the Newton Journal, has formulated
a plank for the republican platform by
which to test thesentimentof the party
on the question of the repeal or reten
sion of the prohibitory law, which he
thinks should suit all republicans. It
is as follows.
Resolved, That the republican party
is now and always has been a law-abid
ing party; that it believes in faithfully
obeying the will of tlje people when
such has been definitely expressed; that
lirmly holding to these tenets.it believes
in the maintenance of all laws so long
as they remain on the statute books.
The prohibitory law received an en
dorsement of a majority of 30,000 of our
people ten years ago, since which time
by the untiring and persistent efforts
of the democratic party to nullify its
provisions, and to create an opposition
to its workings, that party claims there
is a majority of our people who desire
its repeal; therefore, in order to test
this question and definitely settle it, we
are in favor of printing on all tickets
at the coming election the following
proposition: “Shall the prohibitory
law of lowa be repealed ithose fav
oring such proposition to vote “Yes”
and those opposed “No”—and the ver
dict of the people so obtained shall gov
ern the action of the next general as
sembly on the subject.
Editor B. F. Tilltnghast, of the Dav
enport Democrat, writes home from the
World’s Fair:
At any of the entrance gates yon pay
50 cents for an adult and 25 cents for
children. This gives the freedom of
the grounds, access to the thirteen im
mense national buildings, all the state
buildings and foreign booths, and much
more. It entitles you to a seat, if you
claim it before your competitors, at the
band concerts; it includes the fireworks
and the illumination by night; the un
restricted range of the administ ration
building,and all theadvice and informa
tion you want from the Columbian
guides and guards. For this half dol
lar fee you get in return more than a
thousand per cent daily on your invest
ment. The man who works in a saw
mill at 91.50 a day and has dependent
upon him a family can not afford to
forego this lifetime opportunity. lie
can better itveou coarser food,dispense
with his beer and cigar, or walk to and
from work where he now rides. I want
right here in open candor and down
right earnestness to urge every young
man and woman who has any ambition
in life to come to the World’s Fair.
Make some sacrifice if you must. De
prive yourself of trifling amusements
at home. Go without a new hat. Let
the clothes you wear become more
tli read bare than is your wont If you
have not bad the advantage of schools
and books, the greater the reason why
you should make amends for past neg
led or misfortune. The trip here for a
few days need not be expensive.
Children Cry
Pitcher’s Gasrerie.
Editor and Proprt* tor
Can’t Afford to Miss It.
The Offlcal Report Say They are
Des Moinfs, June 19.—The crop
a ason of 1893 opened under favorable
conditions for plowingand seeding, and
during the first half of April an unusual
amount of farm work was done, with
the soil in excellent tilth. The last half
of April and firsthalf of May were un
usually cool and wet, retarding all farm
operations in the larger part of the state.
Since about the middle of May the
season has been fairly good and the
time has been well improved. The June
reports relative to the acreage and con
dition of crops, live stock, etc., give the
following results:
Winter wheat—This crop is now raised
in small areas in forty-four counties.
The reports show an increase of 2 l a per
cent in the acreage, as compared with
last year. The condition of the crop is
rated at 87 per cent.
Spring wheat—There is an average
reduction of 6 per cent in the acreage of
spring wheat, compared with 1892. Its
condition is placed at 96 per cent. On
the basis of the estimated acreage last
ye r the total yield of spring and winter
wheat in low a will not exceed 7,000,000
Corn—The reports of correspondents
show an in*:.ease in the acreage planted
i** ~~ - jvery county except two. The
increase for the state is 10 per
mmi compared with last year. The
total acreage is not yet officially esti
mated from the returns of township as
sessors, but it will probably not excede
6,500,000 acres. The condition of the
crop is 98 per cent, the stand and color
being generally good.
Oats—Seventy-eight counties report
an increase iu the acreage of oats, and
twenty-one report a decrease, compared
with last year. The average for the state
gives an increase of 5 per cent in the
area sown, and the average condition is
96 per cent.
Rye—Decrease iu acreage, 7 per cent;
condition, 93 per cent.
Harley—lncrease, 1 per cent; condi
tion, 95 per cent. This cereal is raised
in about three-fourths of thej counties
of the state and the total acreage is
Flax—There appears to be an average
decrease of 12 per cent in the area of
this crop compared with 1892. The con
dition is 94 per cent.
Timothy—An increase of 1 % percent
is reported in acreage; condition, 98 per
Clover—The report shows a decrease
of per cent in the area sown in clover
this season. The condition is 95 per
cent. Clover meadow's were generally
killed out or injured by the severe win
ter, which will materially reduce the
crop of clover seed this year.
Millet—A decrease of 2 per cent in
the acreage of this crop is reported
Condition, 9f> per cent.
Broom corn—This crop is raised in
small quantities in about one fourth of
the state. Reports show a decrease of 5
per cent in the acreage planted. Con
dition, 91 per cent.
Sorghum—Decrease ,3 per cent; con
dition, 93 per cent.
Irish potatoes Increased acreage
per cent, compared with last year. Con
dition of crop, lUI per cent.
Sweet potatoes—Acreage same as
last y ar; condition, -jo per cent.
Grass--Pastures, 99 per cent; mead
ows, 98 per cent. The hay crop will be
Spring Fig Crop—Reports from near
ly every county snow a heavy loss of
spring pigs from the effects of cool
weather and other causes. The average
is 72 per cent, or a loss cf 28 per cent
of the crop.
Live Stock Condition—Cattle, 97;
sheep 97; hogs, 95; horses, 100; foals,Bß.
The condition of soil compared with
1892, 129 per cent. The latest frost re
ported was June 1, but it was not dam
aging. The majority of correspondents
report the season from eight to ten
days early compared w ith last year.
The past seven rare June days have
pushed all crops rapidly forward. The
daily mean temperature was above the
normal, and the sunshine was in excess
of the average. The amount of rain
fall was light, except in a few localities
which report excessive moisture.
Corn has made wonderful growth;
the soil is generally in good tilth, and
the second cultivation is in progress.
If the season continues favorable lowa
will celebrate the Columbian year by
exceeding its former high record as a
corn-producing State.
(>ats and other small grain crops have
made good progress. In some locali
tes a rank growth is reported. The
season has been exceptionally favorable
for pastures and meadows, and the hay
crop will be heavy where the grass roots
were not winter killed or injured by
insects, Small fruit is abundant. The
apple crop will be very light.
The June reports of the crop corres
pondents of the Bureau have been tab
ulated, showing the following results.
The acreage i.-> compared with last year,
and the condition with the normal or
standard vitality of the crop or stock.
Ague age.—Winter wheat, 2% per
cent increase. Spring wheat, 0 per cent
decrease. Corn, 10 per cent increase.
(fats, 5 per cent increase. Rye, 7 per
cent decrease. Barley, 1 per cent in
crease. Flax, 12 per ceut decrease.
Timothy, 1 % per cent increase. Clover,
% per cent decrease. Millet, 2 per cent
decrease. Broom corn, 5 per cent de
crease. Sorghum, 3 per cent decrease.
Irish potatoes, 5J4 per cent increase.
Sweet potatoes same as last year.
Condition, Pep. Cent.— Winter
wheat, 87; spring wheat, 90; corn, 98;
oats, 90; rye, 93; barley, 95; flax, 94;
timothy,9B; clover,9s; millet,96; broom
corn, 91; sorghum, 93; Irish potatoes,
101; sweet potatoes, 95; pastures, 99;
spring pig crop, 72; cattle, 97; sheep,
97; hogs,9s; horses, 100; foals, 88. Con
dition of soil compared with 1892, 129.
The majority of correspondents report
the season 8 to 10 days earlier than last
Wluit Shall We l)rink?
When the rays of old Sol are boiling
down at a ninety degree rate, the air
like the breath of a furnace and every
thing hot, dry and dusty, the natural
desire of the average human is to drink.
But what to drink ? there’s the question.
The serious effect of an over in
dulgence in ice water is well known.
The thousand and one cheap gassy
beverages are known to be more or less
injurious to the health, while the min
eral w aters of known purity and health
fulness are a luxury beyond the reach
of but few. What shall we drink?
A beverage to meet the requirements,
must, first of ail, be absolutely pure and
non-alcoholic. It should possess a
medicinal element to counteract the
effects of the heat and keep the blood
pure and the stomach healthful. In
order to be palpatable and refreshing,
it should be sparkling and effervescent.
Last but not least, it must be economical
and within the reach of all. A bever
age that lully meets all of the above re
quirements and one that is entitled to
more than passing mention is Hires’
Rootbeer, manufactured by the (’has.
K. Hires Co., of l'hiladelphia. This
preparation has been analyzed by the
riigheßt authorities and pronounced by
them to be free from any deleterious
substance and absolutely non-alcoholic;
while all physicians acknowledge its
health giving qualities. It has a de
licious, appetizing flavor, is full of snap,
sparkle and effervescence, and 1b with
out a j>eer as a refreshment.
A package, costing 25 cents at the
grocer’s or druggist’s, will make live
gallons of this great temperance drink.
Truly it answers the question—what
shall be drink? There are many sub
stitutes and imitations of Hires’ Root
beer offered for sale which should be
carefully avoided. d&4swl
Do It.—Clean up the alleys and abate
all nuisances in the shape of stagnant
water ponds. Remember that an ounce
of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Avert the possibility of an epidemic by
avoiding the causes which lead up to it.
Keep everything in and about your
premises clean.
Know’s llow*.—Dr. Garfield, of Al
gona, is making preparations for a bi
cycle trip to the World’s Fair. The
doctor ii over 76 years old, aud has a
reputation as the oldest as well as the
most enthusiastic wheelman in lowa.
He figures on making the distance,
something over 400 miles, in lees than
Will completely change the blood In your system
In three months’ time, and send new, rich blood
coursing through your veins. If you feel exhausted
and nervous, are getting thin and all run down,
Gilmore’s Aromatic. Wine, which Is a tonic and not
a beverage, will restore you to health and strength.
Mothers, use it for your daughi erg. It Is the best
regulator and corrector for all ailments peculiar to
woman. It enriches the blood and gives lasting
strength. It Is guaranteed to cure Diarrhma, Dys
entery, and all Summer complaints, and keep the
bowels regular.
Sold by all druggists for $1 pe:- bottle.
Percentages of Increase anti Decrease Com
pared with Those of Last Year.
New York, June 2b. —This table
shows the clearings of the various qit
les for the week ending June 22,
and the percentage of increase as com
pared with the corresponding week last
/nr. Dec.
New York !«00,3*7.493 .... 4 0
Chicago 80,442.109 .... 18.0
Boston 81,756.590 .... 0.0
Philadelphia 72.152,528 .... 13 5
St. Louis 21,904.578
San Franciscoi 12.004.2J4 .... 3 2
Baltimore 14,29.1710 10.7 ....
Pittsburgh 13,013.517 .... 10.8
Cincinnati 11 904,700 .... 20.8
Kansas City 8,847.530
Now Orleans 8,252.802 11.1
Minneapolis 5,089.287 ... 29.8
BuiTao 7,031.045 2.3 ....
Louisville 6.005,294 15.8
Detroit 5.430.179 20.1
Milwaukee 5.243,975 ... 23.0
Cleveland 5.023.481 12.3
Omaha 5,897,015 3.5 ....
Providence 5.500,000 5.1 ....
Denver 4 083.374 .... 11.6
St. Paul 4.3i0.489 ... 12.7
ludianapolis 4,103,332 1.8
Columbus, 0 3,351.100 8.0
Houston 3.3.85 70.1 .... 43.0
Memphis. . 977,\‘.M 57.7
Richmond 2.101.798 5.7
Hartford 1,39 >.396 2.7
Portland, Ore 1.521110 ... 2.1
Washington 1,198.715 5 0
Dallas 1.805 614 .... 7.7
Peoria 1,66:’,8U) .... 13 a
Savannah 1,167.721 8.1 ....
Nashville 833. i:ts .... 50.2
Salt Cake Cilv 1.2V2.237 33.5
St. Joseph 1.073.102 2.4
Duluth 198:.'-58 39 5 ...
Rochester 1,522,6.4 8.7
Atlanta ... 909.780 ... i 2.2
New Haven 1.491.50 3.8
Springfield, Mass 1,;2:i>72 ... 1.2
Worcester 1.450,827 ti. 7
Portland. Me 1,. 15.957 16.2
Fort Worth 1,190.484 ... 4 1
Seattle 739.877 30.0
Sioux City 587.391 .... 39 8
Waco 912.102 25.2 ....
Des Moines 780.059 9.9
Grand Rapids 892 lei 11.2
Norfolk 86J..1 i 9 6 8
Los Ahgeies 9,4.7u8 43 5 ....
Syracuse 1,Mj5,729 6.0 ....
Wilnmigtou, Del 921. 0j0 9.3
Tacoma 685. 173 .... 11.1
Helena 91(5.890 3.5 ....
Lowell 637,881 .... 27.2
Lincoln ai1,492 54 1
Wichita , 491.770 31.3
Birmingham * 357,027 32 2
Lexington, Kv 282,112 24.0
New Bedford 441.3>3 17.2
Topeka 401,338 14.0 ....
Binghamton 263.70) is o
Spokane 5>2’.268
Saginaw. Mich 391..->.45
Jacksonville 3 >3,210
Great Kalis _ 21 >,097
Emporia, Kan ‘ 39,400
Kali River 916.127
Albuquerque. 82.274
•Charles tou 839,120
Sioux Falls 114,957
Akrou .. 209.077
Spriugtleld. 0 18.3.482
Bay City 281,451
Hastings, Neb 59.i8J
Chattanooga 297.837
Canton, O 156,00 u
Hutchinson. Kan 71,014
Fremont. Neb * 6i,246 •
Galveston 4,313,300 37.0 ....
Totals, United 5tate5.*1,033,309.822 ... 6.6
Exclusive of New York. 433,012,327 .... 10.2
•Last week’s totals.
Family Feud lead* to Murder.
Whktland, Mu, June 26.—While
Siegel Paxton and John Crales were
crossing the river in a boat 6 miles
north of here Wednesday they were
tired on by a man standing on a bluff.
The first shot struck I’axton in the
right side. He pitched forward and as
lie fell a second bullet struck
him in the head. He fell into the
river and his body has not yet been re
covered. Crales leaped from the boat
and swam to the opposite side unhurt.
Men on the shore recognized two men
with guns. One of them, Encs (juigg,
a cousin of Paxton, lias been arrested.
The murder is the result of a family
feud. Both parties have many friends
and it is believed that more trouble
will follow.
Hunu'c! to the Water's Kdge.
Manistee, Mich., June 20.—The pro
peller Skater, owned by Seymour Bros.,
of this city, burned to the water’s edge
at 4 a. m. 20 miles north of here. The
crew escaped in a small boat and were
picked up by the propeller Hilton,
whose crew extinguished the fire, and
the hull was towed here. The Skater
had just been fitted out for her summer
route on Traverse bay. She was in
sured for #15,000.
Expense of the Nil vul Review.
Washington, June 20. —Paymaster
General Stewart lias completed the
statement of the expenditures of the
Columbian naval review. The total ex
pense of the review was #70,800 and the
appropriation was $.'>50,000, leaving a
balance of $27:1,200, of which $250,000
will be covered into the treasury, leav
ing the department a balance of $23,000
to meet any contingent expenses which
may be reported later.
Stoic Diamonds Worth SI 00.000.
Lansing, Mich., June 20.—Three
stangers went into Charles Pielles’ jew
elry store during the circus parade Fri
day morning and while two of them en
gaged the attention of the proprietor
and clerk the third stole a tray of dia
monds from the show case. The stones
were mounted and were valued at SIOO
- No arrests have been made.
Cornell Win*.
New London, Conn., June 22. —Cor-
nell, ’{to, defeated Columbia, ’OO, in the
annual 2-mile race on the Thames
Tuesday by eleven boat lengths. The
official time of the race was: Cornell,
10 minutes 8 seconds; Columbia, 10 min
it tes 42 seconds.
San Diego, Cal., June 23.—The Bank
of Commerce failed to open its doors.
The new Merchants’ national is the
only bank left.
Santa Anna, Cal., June 23. The
First national bank and the Commer
cial bank have closed their doors.
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Miss Borden (Is Acquitted of the
Charge of Murder.
The Verdict of the Jury Received in
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Ringing Cheers.
New Bedford, Mass., June 2.2—Liz
zie Borden was acquitted of the charge
of murder Tuesday afternoon.
The stately justices looked straight
ahead at the bare walls during the tre
mendous excitement, which lasted fully
a minute.
At the opening of court there were as
many people in the room as at any time
during the session. Miss Borden en-
tered the room at 8:55. Ex-Gov. Rob
inson took a seat beside her and the
two engaged in conversation until court
opened at 9 o’clock. The jury was
polled and the district attorney con
cluded his argument.
The chief justice then addressed Miss
Borden by name, telling her that she
now hail a voiee and could say to the
jury what she choose to say. She arose,
somewhat agitated, and said to the
jury: “I am innocent, but 1 will leave
my case in your hands and in the hands
of my counsel.”
Judge Dewey then charged the jury.
At the conclusion of the charge, at 3:15,
the attorneys consulted a few moments.
The jury was allowed to retire and
counsel agreed upon what exhibits
were to be put in the case, after which
they were brought in again, the oath
administered by the clerk of the court
and the jury took the case.
It was just 4:30 o’clock when the
spectators, who had kept their seats
patiently during the retirement of the
jury, noticed a movement indicating
their return. A moment later the
twelve men filed into their seats and
were polled.
Miss Borden was asked to stand up,
and the foreman was asked to return
the verdict, which he announced: “Not
Then all the dignity and decorum ol
the court room vanished. A cheer went
up which might have been hear half a
mile away through the open windows,
and there was no attempt to check it.
Miss Borden’s head went down upon
the rail in front of her and tears came
where they had refused to come for
many a long day as she heard the
sweetest words ever poured into her
willing ears. Mr. Jennings was almost
crying and his voice broke as he put
his hand out to Mr. Adams, who sat
next to him, and said:
‘‘Thank God,” while Mr. Adams re
turned the pressure of the hand and
seemed incapable of speech.
Gov. Robinson turned to the rapidly
dissolving jury as they filed out of their
seats and gleamed on them with a
fatherly interest in his kindly eye and
stood up as Mr. Knowlton and Mr.
Moody came over to shake hands with
the counsel for the defense.
As soon as possible the room was
cleared, although it was a hard task
since everybody warned to shake hands
with Miss Borden. When the specta
tors had finally pone she was taken to
the room of the justices and allowed to
recover her composure with only the
eyes of friends upon her and the caress
of devoted admirers. At the expiration
of an hour she was placed in a carriage
and driven to the station, w here she
took the train for Fall River.
Fall River, Mass., June 22. —Lizzie
Borden returned to her home Wednes
day in company with her sister Emma.
A domestic in the house said the
two girls broke down when they
entered their old home. Lizzie spent
a pleasant night at the Holmes
residence and was very cheerful at
breakfast. She declined to be inter
viewed. Her mail to-day is enormous,
congratulations being showered on her
from all points. The temper of the peo
ple has been changed greatly by the
verdict, for which there is now general
Chicago, June 24.—The Methodists
have decided not to withdraw their
world’s fair exhibit on account of Sun
day opening, but it will be covered up
on the Sabbath. The church com
mittee adopted resolutions in which
they declare that the act of the direc
tory in turning aside from keeping its
pledge of honor to the congress and
people of the United States will be
conspicuous in the future as an act of
perfidy beclouding the business in
tegrity of the citizens of Chicago which
years will not remove.
Duluth, Minn., June 24. —The latest
news from Virginia is of rather a start
ling character. It is reportel that three
men were put in the jail at Virginia on
the evening before the fire, charged
with drunkenness, and that they were
never released, their charred remains
now being among the ruins of the struc
Black Diphtheria In NhAlgso.
Holland, Mich., June 24.—A very
malignant form of black diphtheria,
broke out in West Olive, about 10 miles
north of here, in the family of August.
Brecker. One boy 17 years old and a.
girl of 11 years are dead, and there is
no hope for two other children. The
father is also sick with the disease.
Will Preach at Jackson Park.
Chicago, June 24. —There wilL be
preaching at the world's fair next Sun
day afternoon and every Sunday in
the future. The first religious service
will be held in Festival hall at 3
o’clock Sunday, and Rev. Dr. H. W.
Thomas will be the preacher.
/ Waa Born In 177 V.
Chippkwa Falls, Wis., June 24.—Mm.
Angeline Demarric died at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. H. S. Allen, Thurs
day night. She was born in 1772, and
was therefore 121 years of age. Her
father was a Frenchman and her moth
er a Chippewa Indian.
Man and Hornes Killed by Lightning.
Lkna, 111., June 24.—John llarbaugh,
Jr., of West Point, was found dead in
his father’s field on top of his team, at
horse and a mule, also dead. It is sup
posed that while unhitching bis team
liey were struck by lightning and inr
stantly killed.
Two Ladles Hurt.
Elgin, 111., June 24. —A street car, by
the spreading of rails on South State
street, went over a 15-foot embank
ment. Two passengers. Mrs. Charles.
Salisbury and Miss Addle Wilson, ware
seriously, the latter perhaps fatally,
Indiana with Honda for Sale.
Chicago, June 20.—E. E. Starn ami
J. P. Cunningham, treasurer and ouia
misbioner of the Cherokee nation* are in
Chicago to meet New York financiers,
who are to purchase •6,640,000 in gov
ernment 4 per cents, receivedi in pay
ment for the Cherokee strip. The pro
ceeds will be divided proportionately
among the 20.000 men of the triha
Given to the Jury.
The Verdict Caused a Cheer.
The Concluding Scene*.
Lizzie Returns Home.
Methodists Protest.
Burned to Death In ML
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on Independence Day.
Chicago, June 26. —Patriotic songs by
a choir of 100,000 voices is to be one of,
the features of the Fourth of July cele
bration at the fair. The singing is to
be under the direction of Silas G. Pratt.
Trained choirs of 2,000 or 3,000 singers
will be placed at the four sides
of the grand court and so di
rected as to sing in unison the
following familiar selections, the entire
populace joining with them, so as to
constitute a vast chorus of at least 100,-
000 singers. Each separate section will
have a leader and be supported by a
large band of musicians, all being con
nected by means of electricity, so that
Mr. Pratt may indicate the exact time
to all alike:
1. The doxology—with a salute of cannons to
punctuate each sentence. Special ceremonies
of the national eolors.
2. “The Star Spangled Banner," sung by the
populace in unison, with the waving of flags on
all buildings and the throng of people present
3. “Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean.”
4. “America.”
At the conclusion of the ringing of
the liberty bell the doxolopy will be
repeated and the new patriotic hymn,
“Love and Liberty,” by Mr. Pratt, will
be sung, also patriotic melodies, such as
“Hail Columbia,” “Yankee Doodle,”
“Battle Cry of Freedom,” “Dixie
Land,” “Marching Through Georgia.”
For the evening it is proposed to invite
specially drilled choirs to sing upon the
lagoon or grand court songs familiar to
American folk.
Death of Charles Graham.
New York, June 26. — Charles Gra
ham, head of the firm of Charles Gra
ham & Son, is dead, after a long and
eventful career. Mr. Graham was 82
years of age, and many well-known
buildings were erected by him.
He was a strong abolitionist during
the stormy days preceding the war. A
friendship sprang up between Horace
Greeley and himself that lasted until
the editor died. Mr. Graham’s house
was one of the “underground railway
stations” in which runaway slaves
found refuge in those days.
Found in the Kuis«.
Chicago, June 28. —The body of Wil
liam Fuhrwark, who was burned to
death in the fire in Murray & Nickels'
drug factory at 147 to 155 West Folk
street on Friday, was found in the
ruins of the building. It was baked
almost to a crisp. Fuhrwark was at work
on one of the upper floors and was un
aware of his danger until all hope of
escape ha 1 been cut oft by the flames.
The loss by the fire was $30,000.
Hurt in a Stimuli-Up.
Cincinnati, June 26.—Engine No. 2 on
the Cincinnati, Georgetown & Ports
mouth railroad left the track on trestle
No. 15 near Mount Washington and
dropped down 40 feet. The freight
conductor, who was in the caJi, and
Philip King, the fireman, were fatally
injured. Court Simonton, the engin
eer, was cut about the head and arms.
His injuries are not dangerous.
Expect a Big Throng of Veterans.
Indianapolis, Imt, June 20.—Esti
mates which have been sent by the
assistant adjutant generals of the dif
ferent departments to the executive
director of the twenty-seventh national
encampment of the grand army, to be
held in Indianapolis early in Septem
ber, indicate that the attendance of ex
soldiers at this great annual gathering
will be 40 per cent, larger than ever be
Anti-Cigarettß Law Unconstitutional.
Seattle, Wash, June 26. —Judge
Hanford of the United States circuit
court has rendered a decision declaring
that the law of the state prohibiting
the sale of cigarettes is in contraven
tion of article 1 of I section 8 of the con
stitution of the United States and null
and void in so far as it prohibits or at
tempts to prohibit selling, giving or
furnishing to anyone by an importer.
Burned to Death.
Elgin, 111., June 20. —Miss Jessie
Hamilton, insane, aged 40 years, was
burned to death at the home of her
adopted parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. Ham
ilton, near Lilly Lake, Kane county,
Saturday afternoon. She set fire to the
house, whether by accident or purpose
ly, is not known.
Won’t Sign the Settle.
Youngstown, 0., June 20. —The iron
manufacturers of the Mahoning valley
have determined not to sign the wage
scale until after July 1. All the mills
will cease operations June 30. As to
when they will resume it is a matter cf
Boy* Drowned While Swimming.
Newton, la., June 20. —Two little
boys were drowned in a bayou on
Skunk river bottom at 10 o'clock Sun
day morning. One was a son of John
Selbher, aged about 9 years, and the
other was a son of George Feas, aged 16
Asphyxia ted.
Alliance, 0., June 20. —Maggie Sulc
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proprietor of the Russell house of '.his
city, wasiasphyxiated by gas in a room
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Universal Grief Over the Loss of
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Admiral Tryon Died Aboard Ship
After Being Picked Up —Details
Not Yet at Hand.
London, June 26.—A dispatch from
Malta says that the Victoria was cut in
two aft of the barbette. Most of those
who lost their lives were drowned by
being drawn under the water by the
suction. Vice Admiral Sir George Tr
yon was picked up shortly after the
vessel went down and carried on board
the battleship Edinburg, where he
died from exhaustion shortly after
terward. The body is being brought to
The Nation Mourns.
It would be hard to describe the feel -
ing that prevails everywhere in the
kingdom in regard to the calamity that
has befallen the country through the
loss of the battleship Victoria off
Tripoli, Syria, and the drown
ing of so many of her officers
and crew. Sorrow for the dead and
sympathy for the relatives and friends
of those who went down with the ship
is widespread. In some quarters in
dignation is expressed that such an
accident should occur, but so far
as known there is no foundation
for this feeling. The lack of de
tails, caused by the remoteness
of the scene of the disaster, al
lows of no expression of definite
opinion, and fuller reports of the acci
dent are eagerly awaited. It is not be
lieved that a full story of the sad affair
can be obtained until the arrival at
Malta of the Camperdown, which ran
into the Victoria, or some other vessel
belonging to the British Mediterranean
squadron conveying survivors from the
Eager for New*.
A special staff of officials was kept
on duty all night at the admiralty office
at Whitehall for the purpose of receiv
ing any official dispatches that might
arrive. The only information received,
however, was the names of those who
had been saved, and that only at 6:30 a.
m. In the meantime an immense
crowd gathered about the admir
alty, eager to grasp any scrap of in
formation. In the crowd were many
sad-faced women and children and
young girls whose husbands, fathers, or
sweethearts were members of the ill
fated crew. Hundreds of persons living
in the provinces who had relatives or
friends on board the Victoria could not
wait at home for the receipt of
further details of the disaster. As soon
as they heard of the foundering of the
ship they took trains for London in the
belief that at the admiralty of
fice they would soon learn wheth
er their loved ones had escaped
or gone down with the ship on which
they seived. Many of these stood
silently throughout the night, their
drawn faces and despondent attitudes
showing the great mental strain they
were undergoing. It was a sad scene
and one that will not readily be forgotr
ten by those who witnessed it.
Will Not Try to Recover Bodies.
It is stated that no attempt will be
made to recover the bodies of those
who went down in the Victoria. The
vessel lies in 480 feet of water, and it
would be an almost impossible task to
recover the deatl. It is probable that
in the course of a very few
days a number of the bodies will float
out from the hull, and all these will be
watched for and given burial on land.
The lord mayor has started a relief
fund for those who lost their support
ers. Queen Victoria donated £IOO and
large subscriptions are being received.
Scene of the Disaster.
The scene of the disaster was of!
Tripoli, a town on the coast of Syria, a
short distance north of Bevrcmt anJ
not, as many suppose, near the Tripoli
on the north coast of Africa.
The injured Camperdown has a dis
tance of 1,100 miles to go to Malta, and
is not likely to reach there for four or
five days.
The afternoon papers apparently were
paralyzed by this greatest naval dis
aster of the last quarter of a century.
No single paper has a complete ac
count. The chances are no really
definite account of the disaster save the
names of those lost will be received till
the Camperdown reaches Malta.
Sorrow at Malta.
Malta, June 26. —The news of the
disaster to the Victoria lias caused pro
found trlooin here All the shoos have
neen ctoseu aim everywhere nags are
flying at half-mast. Intense sorrow is
manifested on all sides, for here the
officers who have found a grave in the
sea were known and liked. The Cam
perdown is expected to arrive here Sun
day to make repairs. It will bring the
survivors of the Victoria’s crew.
Germany'* Sympathy.
London, June 26.—The duke of Edin
burgh has received this dispatch from
Emperor William II:
‘•Words cannot express our horror. We all
sympathize with our British comrades. As
token of our sympathy your ensign Is dying
from the mainmast of our vessels, according to
my orders.”
Sympathy of Uncle Sam.
Washington, June 26.—The follow
ing cablegram has beeu sent to the
United States ambassador in London:
"Uayakd, ambassador, London—Convey
to her majesty expressions of the heartfelt sor
row of the president and the people of the Unit
ed States by reason of the appalling catastro
phe to the Victoria Qrksham."
Greenville (AlUli.) ll»uk Cloned.
Grkf.nvh.lk, Mich., June 28.— The
City national bank, of this city, has
been closed by order of Bank Examiner
Caldwell. No statement of the bank’s
condition has been made public. There
is no excitement, the depositors gener
ally having perfect confldeuee that the
bank will come out all right.
Four Student* Drowned.
ronto, Ont., June 23.— Edward
Kell. J. N. Clothier, law students,
and Eu d Rivard and Camille Mag
nan, medical students of Joliet col
lege, were drowned while boating. *A
fifth student who was in the boat whec
it upset was rescued.
Life Lo«t In ft Fir*.
Huron, S. D., June 26. —Fire started
in Star restaurant at 4 o’clock a. m.
and burned five business houses. Alder
mau N. F. Frary, who roomed over the
restaurant, was burned to death.
Losses aggregate 117,700; insurance
only 11,700.
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A cyclone which swept across th 5
northern portion of Georgia did great
The Columbia national bank of New
Whatcom, Wash., has suspended. No
statement was made.
Paid admissions to the world’s fair on
Friday were 103,639. Total paid admis
sions to date, 2,981,832.
The liabilities of Sheldon & Co., of
New York, now foot up $360,000. The
assets are less than $150,000.
Two deaths from cholera occurred on
the steamer Woodington which arrived
at Malta from St. Louis, France.
Mrs. Fannie B. Godwin, wife of
Parke Godwin and daughter of William
Cullen Bryant, died at Bar Harbor.
Rabies is raging among the cows in
the suburb of Newport, Minn. A’ mad
dog is responsible for the infection.
Several forest fires are raging in
Colorado. The town of Baehellor, in
the Creede district, is threatened with
Thirteen contract laborers who ar
rived in New York from Germany
were told that they must return on the
same steamer.
George W. Sample, of troop G, Fifth
cavalry, of Kansas, was drowned in the
Rio Grande at Laredo, Tex., where the
troop is stationed.
Attorney General Olney says the con
troversy over the opening or closing of
the fair on Sunday is ended so far as his
department is concerned.
Charles Trost, who left home in Du
buque, la., last Tuesday to pick ber
ries, has been accounted for. His body
has been found in the river.
A 5-year-old son of William Atherton,
of Guthrie, O. T., while playing about
some building stone pulled the pile
down on himself and was killed.
William H. Kapp, cashier for the
Western Anthracite Coal company, has
been arrested at St. Louis for em
bezzling $2,000 from his employers.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Boillot were
severely injured Thursday evening at
Beatrice, Neb., by being thrown from
their carriage. They will probably die
Paul Johannsen, a young farmer of
Layton township, la., committed
suicide by hanging. He was to have
been married soon. No cause is as
The livery business of Leroy Payne,
of Chicago, has b«r»n placed in the
hands of a receiver. The liabilities are
8250,000, while the assets are estimated
at $750,000.
Sherman & Byrne, builders, of No. 39
Cortlandt street, New York, are em
barrassed, and Charles \V. Gibbs has
been appointed receiver. The liabili
ties are $225,000.
Henry Harms, a carpenter, was killed
at Peoria, 111., by the falling of a scaf
folding on which he was at work.
Four other carpenters fell with him hut
escaped uninjured.
The supreme court of Ohio, in the
Deshler will case, has decided that
brothers and sisters of full blood in
herit before half brothers or sisters.
This adds nearly a million dollars to
the wealth of William G. Deshler.
H. R. Martin, from Memphis, Tenn.,
committed suicide by jumping from a
ferryboat at St. Louis, Mo. In the
pocket of his coat which he left was u
pathetic note to his wife at home com
plaining of lack of work and money.
Lorenzo Finch died at Janesville,
Wis., Friday without revealing the
name of the man who stabbed him
Wednesday night at a picnic ground.
It is said he was defending two women
from insult when he was struck down.
Princess Eulalie has presented to Mr.
Robert A. Parke of the Pennsylvania
railroad, a beautiful and costly dagger,
highly ornamented and inlaid with
jewels. Mr. Park had personal eliarg
of the train in which the princess trav
Mr,. Cit-ve an I Did No \et
Troy, X. Y., .nine 24. —The report
sent from this city Thursday regarding
the castingof the new liberty bell was
wrong in one important, particular.
Mrs. Cleveland did not pre s the elec
tric button which was to release the
metal from the furnace allowing it to
flow into the molds. There was some
misunderstanding in making the wire
connections at Gray Gables. The act
was performed by Miss Eugenia Menee
ly, of this city.
Woman Struck by Lightning.
Freehold, N. J., June 24. —Mrs. Pol
hemus was killed by lightning - Thurs
day night. She ran out of the house
when she saw a shower coining to
drive some little chickens to shelter
She had ju6t succeeded and was closing
the door, her hand being on the iron
latch, when lightning struck the hen
nery. Mrs. Polhemus’ flesh was
horribly discolored. The buttons on
her dress and shoes were torn off.
Oftndftur fttul Hanlsn to Race.
Toronto, Ont., June 24. —Gaudaur
and llanlan have deposited the final
S4OO, making a total of SI,OOO a side,
for their 3-rnile race at Orilla on July
22. Gaudaur also deposited SSOO forfeit
for a race with Stansbury for a purse
of $2,500 and the championship of the
world, to be rowed on Lake Queinsiga
rnond, Mass.
Freaeber-Convlet llruwm Illume If.
Rome, (la, June 24. —Caleb Wright, a
negro preacher in the chain gang, com
mitted suicide by jumping into the
river Thursday. He was sentenced for
wife-beating and had preached to the
convicts several times. It is believed
he committed suicide on account of
learning of his wife's faithlessness.
only Pure Cream of* Ytar Powder.—No Ammonia, No Alusu.
Start in MilliaE* cf Betas*—4o Y&rxa 3uoda
C. P. Searle& Co,
To loan at 6 per cent. We have a large
list of town lots in the city ot Oskalqosa,
also a large list of farm lands in lowa,
Nebraska, Minnesota, Kansas, and nearly
all of the western states. We can make
special rates for timber lands in the state
of Oregon. All lands and town lots are
sold on the most reasonable terms. Special
rates on railroad lines to home-seekers.
Komms No. 1 and 2, Evans Block.
Oskaloosa, lowa.
Said to Have Overtaken an Ohio
Farmer’s Wife.
She Stirs Up a Den of Venomous
Serpents and Dies in Great
Agony from Their Bites
Rome, 0., June 26. —Mrs. Richard
Smith, wife of a young farmer who re
sides nea here, was buried Friday.
Wednesday last she went to the field
where her husband and employes were
replanting corn that came up badly.
While the men were at work Mrs.
Smith wandered to one side of the
field, where there was a thicket of
wild raspberries. While picking the
berries she stood upon a small
pile of rocks that had l>een picked
up from the field and thrown loosely
into the bushes. When she finally
started to step down she dislodged the
topmost stone, which rolled noisily
down. Instantly the spot swarmed
with furious serpent o , that hissed and
writhed about the wretched woman
like so manj’ demons. The sight was
so terrible that Mrs. Smith stood as if
rooted to the spot while the venomous
creatures twisted about her limbs
and glided over her person, strik
ing and biting her furiously. At last
fear gave way and she screamed for
help. The men came to her rescue and
were nearly overcome by the sight.
The wretched victim was now fighting
with all her strength. She grappled the
writhing things and attempted to pull
them away. Acting on the directions
of her friends she stumbled to the open
field where the men could assist he.*,
and in a few minutes seven
teen copperheads and four rattle
snakes had been killed. Several
of them had followed her from
the stone pile, every action indicating
their intense hatred. As stntn as pos
sible Mrs. Smith was taken toller home
and assistance summoned, but there
was not even a chance of saving her
life. Her l»ody became swollen to an
enormous degree and the skin took on
hideous colors. She had, been bitten a
I dozen times in the face and her features
: became one mass of bloat, green and
black. Sight fled and speech left her.
■ The pain soon drove her into delirium,
and in the most horrible agony life
passed away.
So Well Uh-ased with America That She
Will Return Within a Year.
New York, June 26. —The Infanta
Eulalia of Spain and her party sailed
for Europe at 2 p. m. on the. steamship
La Touraine, of the French line, after
four weeks’ experience of American
hospitality as the guest of the nation.
The infanta has announced her inten
tion of returning to America within a
year. She never tires of praising the
American people and tjje country in
general. She is very grateful for the
hospitality with which she has '»een
everywhere received. Ten of the best
state-rooms on the upper deck of the
steamship La Touraine were reserved
for the infanta and her party.
Clemency Alter Fourteen Y.iars.
Springfield, 111., June 26. —Gov. Alt
geld has pardoned Walter Pierce, who
was sent to the penitentiary for life
from Bond county for murder in 1879.
He was convicted upon the strength of
a confession said to have been extorted
from him by threats of immediate
lynching. The governor thinks the
evidence was not sufficient to sustain
Pierce’s conviction.
Farmer Rau Over and Killed.
MoAWKquA, 111., June 26. —At 4
o’clock Friday afternoon William
Adams, a prominent farmer of Chris
tian county, residing 3 miles west of
this place, was killed by being run over
by a wagon loaded with heavy hogs
that he intended to ship. He was very
Graves Must Stand Trial,
Denver, Col., June 36. —The writ of
habeas corpus prayed for by Dr.
Thatcher Graves through his attorney,
has been refused by the supreme
court. A deeisiou was rendered re
manding the prisoner for trial at the
fall term of the criminal court and he
will remain in jail here until that tin: j.
~«\n » mnng willow.
Grand Ratios, Mich., June 2S. —John
A. B. Mead, nephew of the late Maj.
A. B. Watson, and one of the most
prominent young capitalists and busi
ness men of the city, committed suicide
by taking chloral. A young widow sur
vives him.
luHuraure Hill Vetoed.
Springfield, 111., June 20. —Gov. Alt
geld has vetoed senate bill 94, which
provides that insurance companies ah al
pay full amounts insured in east's of
total losses. His reasons for his refusal
to sign the bill are many and quite
Will lie Nonpar! isan.
Detroit, Mich., June 20. —The na
tional Council Junior Order United
American Mechanics has decided to
come before the country politically,
but as a nonpartisan body, working for
the best good of the country.
Seven Men Hurt.
Rocukntkr, N. Y.. June 20. —Se.en
men were injured by a rear-end colli
sion between two Central Hudson
freight trains a few miles west of this

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