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Veteran Editor of the New York
Sun Expires at His Long
The End Came After an Illness
Extending Over a Num
ber of Months.
Sketch of the Life of the Last
of the Great War-Time
NKW YORK, Oct. 15.—Chnrles A.
Dniiu, editor of the New York &>u=.
died at liis home iu Glen Cove, L. L.
at 1:20 p. m. Mr. Dana's death had
been expectod for several hours aiid hit
family aud physicians were at liis bed*
side when the end came. His condition
liad been snoh for soveral mouths that
tho mcmboiB of his family had kept
themselves in readiness to go to hi4 bed*
Bide at any moment. On Saturday
morning he had a relapse, and it was
CHARLES A. DANA.
apparent that recovery was impossible).
The cause of Mr. Dana's death was cir
rhosis of tho liver. On June 9 he was at
bis office apparently strong and heal
thy. The next day he was taken ill,
aud ho never afterwards visited New
York. Ho was 75 years old.
Charles Anderson D.-ijui was horn at
Hinsdale, N. PI., An ?. H, lsli) His hoy
hood WHS spent in BulValo, N. Y., where
he worked in tt store until he was 18 years
old. He prepared himself fur college, en
tering Harvard in IS.'!), hut aftor two
years a serious trouble with his eye sight
compelled him to leave. Ho was after
wards given his bachelor's aud master's
degrees by thnfc institution. In 1S42 ho
became a member of the Brook Farm As
sociation for Agricultural and Education.
His e.irlioHt newspipor experience was
gained in the management of the Harbin
ger, which was devoted to social reform
and general literature After about two
years of editorial work on Eliznr Wright's
Boston Chronotype, a daily newspaper,
Mr. Dana joined the staff of the New
York Tribune in 1847. The next year ho
became one of the proprietors aud the
managing editor of Tho Tribune, a post
which ho held until April 1, 1883. Mr.
Dana resigned, after 15 years' service on
The Tribune, because of a disagreement
with Mr! Greeley in regard to the proper
conduct of military operations in the
South, was at once employed by Secretary
Stanton in special work of importance
for tho war department, aud in 1883 was
appointed assistant secretary of war,
which ofQce he held until after the
nurrendor of Leo. He was brought into
close personal relations with Mr. Stanton
and Mr. Lincoln. At the time when Gen
eral Grant's character and probable use
fulness were unknown quantities, Mr.
Dana's confidence in Grant's military
ability probably did much to defeat the
powerful effort then making to break
down the rising commandex-. For a short
time after the war he was editor of the
Chicago Republican. Returning to New
York, he organized Tho Sun stock com
pany in 18(57. The iirst number of The
Bun appeared Jan. 87. 1868, and from that
time to within a few days of his'doath Mr.
Dana was solely responsible for its con
Mr. Dana's first book was a volume of
Btories translated from the German, en
titled "The Black Art." In 1855 ho planned
and edited, with Goorgo Ripley, the "New
American Cyclopedia." Several later edi
tions have been issued. With General
James H. Wilson he wrote a "Lifo'of Gon
eral Ulysses S. Grant" in 18(58. His
"Household Book of Poetry" has passed
through many editions. He also edited
in 18S3 "Fifty Perfect Poems," Rossiter
Jonnson assisting him in tho work.
Will Visit American 1'rlsana.
NEW YORK, Oct. 18.—E. Ruggles
Brise, the direotor of convict piisons of
Great Britain, arrived here on the
steamer Umbria. He comes with the
object of visiting some of the most fa
mous and most progressive American
prisons. He said that he expected to
go to Boston, then to Elmira, to Wash
ington and to Chicago, stopping at
Borne intermediate points also.
Lawyer Charged With Perjury.
MILWAUKEE, Oct. 18.—Benjamin M.
Goldberg, ex-district attorney of Wau
paca county, and until recently a mem
ber of a prominent law firm of this city,
was arrested on a charge of perjury.
The charge is an outgrowth of one of
the charges of disbarment proceedings
upon which Judge Fish found Mr.
Severe Gale Off the Irlih Coast.
LONDON, Oct. 18.—A dispatch from
Queenstown says that violent southerly
gale prevails off the harbor. Advices
from many points report that the coast
ing steamers have suffered severely
from the gale, which has only slightly
St Andrews Convention Closed.
BUFFALO, N. Y., Oct. 18.—The first
international convention of the Broth
erhood of St. Andrews has dosed. The
yoipiwi or many or th« fipisoopu.
churches Suxiday wore fLded by visiting
WILL REPRESENT JAPAN.
Delegates to thn Conforonoe Arrive
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18. —The delogates
from tho Japanese government to the
coming Boring sea conference in this
city have arrived here. They are K.
Mitsukari and S. Fujita, both from To*
kio. The former is a graduate from
Harvard university, and occupies the
chair of biology at Tokio univorsity,
maintained by the Japanese as a na
tional institution. Mr. Fujita is at tho
bead of the board of fishery in the do
partment of industries? of tho Japanese
government. Both are middle ayed
men, who have been closely watching
the interests of Japan in the Bering sea
controversy, and were selected by the
emperor as his representatives at the
confevwi on account of their knowl
edge of cto subject.
Democracy Meeting at Chicago
Ends In a flow.
CHICAGO, Oct. 18.—The session of
HALF A MILLION.
Indieutioni From the RogiHtration Lists
in Oroater Jfew York.
NEW YORK, Oct. 18.—With but one
more day's registration to be recorded of
the four days allowed for the inscribing
of the names of voters tho indications
are that approximately 500,000 ballots
will be cast at the first election in the
new municipality of New York. The
registration is likely to be somewhat
less than for the presidential election
In Tammany precincts there is a
fuller registration than in other sec
tions of this city, which is taken as an
indication that the regular Democratic
organization, which Tammany professes
to be, is working with all its might to
bring out votes to counteract possible
defections to Henry George.
COLLEGE UNDER A BAN.
United Preubvterinns of In\ra Withdraw
MONMOUTH, 111., Oct. 18.—College cir
cles aro somewhat stirred up here over
the withdrawal of the United "Presby
terian synod of Iowa from the support
of Monmouth college. This faction by
the Iowa synod has been contemplated
for some time, and, notwithstanding a
large number of delegates at the meet
ing at Lenox were favorable to the col
lege, a motion prevailed against them.
This action may seriously effect the fu
ture attendance of students from that
stqte, as it is conceded that the synod
will throw its influence to Tarkio col
Rev. Bam Jones Celebrates.
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 18. At Carters-
ville Rev. Sam P. Jones celebrated his
50tli birthday with a notable gathering
at his homo. There were present 50
guests, one for each of the years of his
life, including manufacturers, bankers,
merchants prominent divines, distin
guished professors, newspaper men and
Must Pay the Merritt Policy.
DULUTH, Oct. 18.—The jury in the
caso of Hanson E. Smith, as adminis
trator of the estate of the late Cassius
C. Merritt, against the Aetna Life In
surance company to recover $25,000 on
policies held by Mr. Merritt, returned a
verdict for the plaintiff for the full
amount with interest from the spring
Swam Across Golden Gate.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18.—John
Coughlen, the long distance swimmer
of the Dolphin Swimming and Boating
club accomplished the remarkable feat
of crossing the Golden Gate from Fort
point to Lime point. He swam against
a flood tide and made the distance in
AUeged Train Robber Acquitted.
KANSAS CITY, Oct. 18.—John F. Ken
nedy, who has been on trial in the
criminal court for the past week,
charged with being the leader of the
Chicago and Alton passenger train rob
bery at Btue Cut in December last, has
Will Help Saguts Oat.
MADRID, Oct. 18. —General Azoarraga,
the former premier, in an interview, is
quoted as reiterating that the Sagasta
ministry will receive the support of the
majorities of the chambers owing to the
exceptional situation in which it is
Will Teed Sheep Now.
ELDORA, la., Oct. 18.—Six thousand
sheep from Mexico have jitst been
shipped into Hardin county. On ac
count of the immense death rate of
hogs by cholera farmers have com
menced the feeding of sheep.
Mr Edwin Arnold Marries a Japanese.
LONDON, Oct. 18.—Sir Edwin Arnold,
the poet and journalist, author of. "The
Light of Asia," and colleague of Mr. J.
M. LeSaxe in the editorship of The
Daily Telegraph, married a Japanese
lady in London.
Polling Gets Three Tears.
MILWAUKEE, Oct. 18.—In the muni
cipal court Judge Walber sentenced
Colonel Bradley W. Pulling of Marsh
field,' Wis., to three years at hard labor
iu the house of rorrection for forgery
The attorney? or the prisoner with
for anew thai.
Of Historic Windsor,
WEEKLY TBiKBCBiTT, LITRU HWIILSOLA, FRIDAY, OCT.
Half a Dozen Build
Disastrous Fire Sweeps Al
most Clean an Area a
Two Men Meet a Terrible
Death in a California
HALIFAX, N. S., Oct. 18.—Historic
Windsor, one of the most beautiful
towns of the province, was devastated
by fire. For six hours, beginning short
ly before 8 a. in., the fire, fanned by a
violent northwest gale, raged so fiercely
that the local firo department was abso
lutely helpless to cope with it, and,
within half an hour after its discovery,
the mayor began to call for outside as
sistance. Long before noon the town
branch No. 1 of the Social Democracy,
the organization founded by Eugeno V.
Debs, ended in a general row during
which Mrs. Fannio Clark Kavauagh,
president of the branch, was horse-!
whipped. Tho whipping was done by had beeu eateu up completely, the area
Mrs. Thomas P. Quiun, wife of the for-. covered by the flames being nearly a
mer president of the recently expelled mile square, and of the 400 or more
of the Social Democracy, buildings occupying tho section, barely
tbo trouble between tho women grow- half a dozen scorched structures remain,
ins out of the fact that Mrs. Eava- Tho fire started in a barn behind the
nagh had charged Quinn with being a Marine block, in the heart of the busi
Piukerton detective. Tho malo room- ne-$s district. The high gale prevailing
bers of the organizations promptly
took pait in the row when the assault
on Mrs. Kavanagh began and a riot
was narrowly averted. Mrs. Kavanagh
is said to havo been badly disfigured.
carried the flatne* to other buildings
before the firemen has time to get at
work, and in a short time the showers
of sparks carried iu all directions had
ignited a score of buildings. Theorigiu
of the fire is somewhat mysterious. A
severe thunder storm passed over the
town before the flames burst forth, and
some think the barn in which the fire
started may have been struck by light
ning, but many strongly suspect that the
conflagration originated through care
lessness of some drunken man.
tunately no lives were lost.
For^t Fires in Pennsylvania..
COUDERSPORT,Pa., Oct, 18.— Destrtic-..
tive forest fires are raging in this sec
tion. Nelson Bun, seven miles from
Austin, Pa., in the Goodyear district,
was burned, with a heavy loss in logs
and bark. About 20 camps have been
burned, the occupants having barely
time to escape with their stock, leaving
all household goods and working out
fits behind. There are other fires
which, unless checked by rain, will
soon cause additional loss.
Leaped Down an Air Shaft.
NEW YORK, Oct. 18.—Cornius Chris*
tus, 00 years' old, and his nephew,
Michael Christus, 14 years old, occupy
ing an apartment in a Roosevelt street
tenement house, were awakened to find
the house on fire. In their fright they
leaped through a window and down an
air shaft, where they were found by
firemen after the fire had been subdued.
They were terribly burned and the old
man died at a hospital soon afterward.
FORTY-TWO WERE RESCUED
Survivors of the Triton Disaster Taken to
HAVANA, Oct. 18.—The gunboat
Maria Christina, which left this port
for the scone of the wreck of the coast
ing steamer Triton, bound from Havana
to Bahia Honda, Pinar del Bio, which
sank between Dominica and Mariel,
has returned, accompanied by the tug
boat Susie, which went with her. The
two vessels arrived here at 1 o'clock,
the gunboat having on board 19 and
the tug 23 of the members of the lost
ship's company, of whom IS are civil
ians and soldiers. The whereabouts of
the others of the company are unknown.
The Triton struck the rock during a
heavy rain storm. Her cargo shifted
and 15 minutes later she sank in 120
fathoms of water.
Killed In a Football Game.
ALTOONA, Pa., Oct. 18.—Benjamin
Bush, half back of the Tyrone football
team, was killed in a football game at
Bellwood, near here. In the latter half
of the game Rich was tackled and
thrown. Eight players fell upon him,
and when the mixup was cleared Bich
was found to be unconscious, but still
holding the ball. He was carried from
the field, but died in a few moments,
presumably of concussion of the brain.
Talking of a Flour Combine..
WEST SUPERIOR, Wis., Oct. 18.— It is
stated that the combination of flour
mills at the head of the lakes which fell
through last winter, is again revived,
with considerable prospect of going
through. The effeot of a pooling of in
terests would be to regulate through
one manager the grind and sale of flour
of head of the lake mills and the price
at which it would be sold.
Alton Colored People Warned.
ALTON, Ills., Oct. 18.—The board of
education have notified the parents of
colored children of school age that a
truant officer to compel attendance at
the separate schools assigned to them
will be appointed next week, and if the
•olared children do not go to the schools
assigned them by Wednesday the ©ffi.
Mr will go to work*
TWO BURNED_TO DEATH.
Fatal Fire in a Hotel at Ioira Hill.
low A HILL, Cal., Oct. 18.—Iowa
Hill, a mining town situated in the
mouutaius of Placer county, was visited
by a most damaging fire at an early
hour. The fire started in the Central
hotel, aud within a few moments the
..house was amass of flames and the walls
falling in. Two of the lodgers, William
Goldeu and William Owens, perished iu
the flames. From the position of the
remains of Golden it is supposed he
never awakened. Owons, it is sup
posed, leaped from his room in the sec
ond story, but, landing on a fence, was
seriously injured and unable to go fur
DR. SAMUEL PITCHER,
was the originator of
that has borne and does now
the hind you have always bought
Complete Line of
AN OPEN LETTER
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EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE WORD "CASTORIA," AND
"PITCHER'S CASTORIA," AS OUR TRADE MARK.
of Hyannis, Massachusetts,
bear the few-simile signature of wrapper.
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and has the signature of wrap
per. No one has authority from me to use my name ex
cept The Centaur Company of which Chas. H. Fletcher is
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RHODES BLOCK, LITTLE FAT.LS, MINN
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p. 111. Telephone.
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Residence Corner Broadway and Eight
street East. ..
Telephone connection, Wetzel's Drug
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Canada. Surgeon *0 St. Gabriel's Hospital.
Office hours 8 to 10 a. in., and 2 to 4 p. m.
Offir" at residenre corner of First street
and First ave. N. E.
CIRST NATIONAL BANK,
LITTLE FALLS, MINN.
Surplus and Unprovided Profits...$23,000.00
A. D. Davidson, Pres.
M. M. Williams, Vice Pres
A. R. Davidson, Cashier.
Fred Stangl, Assistant Cashier.
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