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THE OMAHA DAILY UEE: THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1902.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA. COUNCIL 111011 MENTION. t ' -Pavln crlli drug. Btockert .ell. carpet, and run keffert. eyesight specialist. 40 Broadway. W. E. Harmon of Frreport, Neb., la the unt of C. F. Rohrer. Mr. and Mr. Robert Miller are,vlsltlng friends In Denver. Colo. Mr. W. W. Hherman and son Homer are homo from a visit to Chicago. Mri. J. O. Bradley and children are home from a, visit In Washington, D. C. Mrs. W. H. Wallace of North Blxth street Is reported to be critically ill. Pyrographle outfits and aupplles. C. E. Alexander Co., ZU Broadway. Tel. 86. Mra. Mary Hoagland and daughter are home from a. visit with relatives In Kansas. Mr. and Mrs. -Clint B. Byera and daugh ter have gone to Chicago to visit relatives. Wanted at once, boy wltn pony to carry Bee route. Apply at the office. No.lO Pearl street. Council Bluff district court of the Court of Honor win rotw " - men hall. i Mra D. A. Btedfrled of Oraham av eniie Is home from a visit With relatives In l'ortland, Kan. w and Mrs D. R. Witter are home from a vllt with relative, and friend. In Bpearflsh, 8. D. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Harris and P. O MIKesell are home from an outing at celslor Springs. Mo. . - Mr C B. little of Ames, la., nrrived yesterday on a visit to her -brother. Dr. J. C Waterman of South Sixth atreet. The Board of County Supervisor, at Its te.slon next week will fix the county tag levy for iwa- and appoint Judges and clerks for the November election. Mr. D. E. Robert, of Fort Dodge, who has been the guest of her mother, Mrs. B 8. Porter, ha been called to Oklahoma city by the death of a nephew. Receiver Mjrphy of the Officer Funey hank stated yesterday that the long ex pected dividend of 6, per cent would In all probability be paid by October 10. The engagement of Miss Stella Mclntyre of this city and Dr. H. C. pettken, formerly of this city, now located at Underwood. Is., la announred, the marriage to take place next week. The women of the First Presbyterian t church will give a tea and Kensington to the members and their friends at the home of Mrs. ! William Dawson, 80S Seventh av enue, this afternoon. V Tor good rig, rubber tire, or anything In the livery line, we can suply your wants at a reasonable price. Horses boarded and cared for, 10 per month, , Marks A Co., 15S Broadway. Phone los. The case against Richard Jacob, charged with assaulting Major Matt Tlnley the night of the sham battle at tke Manawa, nnntinnori in Junrtre Bryant s court yesterday until Saturday for the attend ance of witnesses. The Chicago, Burlington A Qulncy Rail way company has filed with the city clerk Its acceptance of the ordinance giving It the right to lay another main track on Eleventh avenue from Main street to the transfer depot grounds. ( WiUlam Rvan. charged with robbing an employe of one of the grading camps near Underwood, and Ben Woods, the alleged i.lckpocket, had their pictures taken yes terday at the county Jail. The authorities suspect that Wood, may be wanted else where. Mrs. Levertia A. Warren, wire ox Cnanee H. Warren, 1016 Sixth avenue, died last tventng of blood poisoning. Her husband nd one son, Harry V. Warren, survive tier. Mrs. Warren wa. a native of Con Cord, N. H., and had been a resident of Council Bluff, since 1882. Building permits were Issued yesterday to Oreenshleld & Everst for a two-story flcuble brick residence at the corner of Washington And Oakland avenues to cost 13 Out) and to H. A, Retchenback for a one giory frame cottage at the corner of Tenth ' street and Avenue E to cost $1,000. , John Belt and John Langdon, charged ' K'lth being Implicated In the assault on Officer A. A. Kirk, were given five day. each on bread and water by Judge Scott ' yesterday. Clyde McClelland, for share In 4he assault, was given twenty days on the Same diet. The police have a. yet been un able to locate Harold Egbert, - and It 1. aid he ha. gone across the river to South ' Omaha. V Gravel roofing, A. H. Read, S41 Broadway. George P. Bedford Dead. George P. Sanford, former president of the First National hank of this city, died yesterday afternoon at hi home, 144 Grant Street, aged 58 year. He 1. survived by bt. wlf. and two eon., Arthur L. and Ray mond P. Ban ford. Funeral services will ba held this afternoon at the family residence at 4 o'clock, conducted by Rev. J. W. Cal fee, pastor of Broadway Methodist church, after which the body will be taken to La Valle, Wl... the former home of the de ceased, for interment. ' Mr. Sanford waa at one time In affluent circumstance, and beside, being president and principal stockholder of the old First National bank of thl. clty owned stock In a number of National bank, throughout the country. The failure of several of the hank, in which he wa. Intere.ted In 1892 crippled him financially, Mr. Sanford d'.a posed of hi. Interest In the hank here shortly before It. reorganixatlon and aub sequent consolidation with the Clt'sens' Cute hank. Davts sells paints. After Dragglsta' Coaventlen. Mayor Morgan Is heading a movement to secure the meeting In 190 J of the taw.i State Pharmaceutical association tor Counc 1 Bluff and feel, confident that the city ran capture It it It will go aftir It. The meet lng wa. held tht. year in Sioux City and the .election ot the plac. for next year's session wa. left to the discretion ot the executive committee. Council Bluff., Ot- tumwa and Cedar Ranlds are after the meeting, but Mayor Morgan think, thl. city tend, the best chance, as tt wa. first in the field and ha. e.tabllshed a reputation throughout the state for royally entertain ing all such meeting. Mayor Morgan ha not only aroused the local druggists, but has solicited the assistance ot the business men ot the city generelly In making a strong effort (o secure this meeting tor next year. v N. Y. Plumbing Co.. telephone ZSa. .Davis sells glass. Iteal Estate Transfers. These transfer, were filed yesterday In th. abstract, title and loan office ot J. W. Squire. 101 Pearl street: Hrls Jorgensen to Mrs. Eva L. Thomas. eW lot I. block la. Hall s add, w d $ Fred W. Wesner to 11. E. Gould, lot I, block 1. Park add, w d H. K. Gould to W. 8. Cooper, lot 8, block L Park add, a w d - 425 425 450 Three transfers, aggregating... $l.StK Marriage Licenses. License to wed were Issued yesterday to tha following: Name and Residence. Age Karl J. Dunn. Clara. Ia Freda C. Kruthoff. Clara, la. B. F. Fronts, Harlan, Ia H. W. Fuss. Harlan, Ia 27 ... 20 ... (3 ... 49 Call ta aa LA PORTS, lad.. Uwa Cnllege. Aug. 27. (Special.) Rsv. J. F. Warner of Elwood, thla state, baa under advliement the acceptance of a call to the presidency of Legrand college at Legrend, Ia. Mr. Warner la pastor of the Elwood Christian church and one of tha best known divines In the Christian minis try la IsJ'.sna. Hs ws'l e' deeieloa la a few days. LEWIS CUTLER MORTICIAN. 21 Pearl St . Council Bluffs. 'Phone IT. BLUFFS. BURGLAR WORKS OVERTIME Doet Two Job. aid Starts an Another On. During Sato Right SURPRISED AT HIS WORK IN ALL PLACES Oct. Away with HI. Flaaar ia Two Iastaaeee aad Oatraa. His la HI. Nightshirt at (he ' Other Place. . Two burglaries and one attempted bur glary .were credited up last Might to the lone burglar who ha been giving the po lice so much worry the last. few. days. The residences entered Tuesday night by this unwelcome visitor were those ot Fred Johnson, E45 Fifth avenue; Owen P. Wick- ham, tit Seventh avenue, and Mr.. Dyar, 808 Sixth avenue. At the first two place, the lone robber succeeded In securing val uable booty, but at the Dyar home he wa. frightened away before he could lay hi. band on anything. Mr. and Mr. Johnson went for a drive Tuesday evening, and : on returning; Mr. Johnson, after taking ' hi. horse to the barn, went to the Elk.' club house, leaving Mrs. Johnson to enter the house alone. Mr. Johnson had several- parcel, in her arm and in consequence took some time to open the hall door. Entering- the ball .he beard a noise in the back part of the house, but for the moment supposed it wa. mad. by their two dog. locked up In the summer kitchen. Oa lighting the ga. In the dining room, however, .he at once no ticed the window wide open and one ot the curtain, badly torn and hanging out side. Summoning a neighbor Mrs. .John son proceeded to investigate, and discov ered that all the silverware had been taken from the dining room table and sideboard. The thief wa evidently surprised -by Mrs. Johnson and overlooked a quantity of sil verware and a pocketbook containing a considerable sum of money in the top drawer, of the sideboard. In a .liver pickle Jar which the thief secured Mr. Johnson had placed ' several article, of Jewelry. Rasa the Gaaatlet. At the Wickham residence the lone burglar secured a gold watch and chain and pocketbook belonging to Oeorgo Wickham, who had only returned that day from Salt Lake, where he attended tho Elks' meeting. Tho pocketbook, rifled ot its content., wa. .found yesterday after nopn In a neighboring yard. The thief en tered by a window on the first floor and went ntrs to Hmtria Wickham'. room. where be wa. discovered 'by Mrs. Wick ham, who slept on the first floor, and 'had been awakened by the man ascending the stair. She clo.ed the door on the thief and awakened a young man rooming in the bouae. The burglar, however, suc ceeded In dashing down the stairway and out Into the stneet before the young man, who had armed himself with a revolver, could get a shot at him. The thief bad, after entering the house, taken the pre caution to open the front door to provide an avenue of escape. - At. the Dyar residence be .pursued the same tactics, but in opening the hall door aroused Mr. Dyar, who called to her son, who slept up stair. The eon, selling a revolver, lost no time In making after the thief, and wa. Just in time to take a shot at him a he Jumped the fence "Into a neighboring yard. Not being clothed in anything but his nightshirt Mr. Dyar did not continue the pursuit. The police are of the opinion that th burglar who visited the three residence Tuesday night 1. al.o responsible for the robberies at the Brown and Van Dervere home. The buglary at the Wickham home Tuesday night make the fifth time thl year that the family ha been visited by thieve. Wiring for the Street Fair. Emmet. Tlnley, exalted ruler of the Coun cil Bluff, lodge of Elk., ha. Issued an offi cial call for tbe member, to asaemble at the clubhouse Monday morning at I o'clock to take part In the Labor day parade. In hi. call he asks that at least 400 member, be In line. The Elk. will be distinguished In the parade by cap, tie of the color, of the order and cane, bearing .mall triangular Saga of purple with the letterf "B. P. O. E." in white. The atreet fair and carnival will ba opened a 1 o'clock the afternoon ot Labor day and the several committee, ar. hustling day and night to get everything In read iness for the festive occasion. Indications are that with favorable weather the street fair will be the greatest success of any thing of its kind in this section of the country. Work on wiring the atreet. and park wa. begun yesterday. It 1. planned to make the fair one blate ot electric light.. ' The vote in the diamond ring eonte.t for the moat popular young woman tn the city last night waa: Edna Keellne, 12; Georgia Mitchell. 7; Adah Sargent and Edith Butler, $ each; Marlon Benton, 6; Alice Bonham, 4, and Mia. Atsn, . Merglag of Offices Considered. Owing to the streets and alleys fund being practically exhausted many of th aldermen are In favor ot merging the office, of atreet supervisor, and sidewalk Inspector for the remainder of the' fiscal year. At the city hall yesterday It was given out that this would In all probability be done, a. vr $400 could be saved by consolidating the two offices. When th. streets and alls:', fuud become, entirely exhausted t 1. the opinion that in a case of emergency the contingent fund can be drawn upon to repair utreets which may be damaged by rain or other causes. Unless the contingent fund can be resorted to the city will not be In a poiltlin to do any work on the atreet during I he winter or next spring, when it will be most seeded. Knights af rrthtas P tenia. The members of the Council Bluff. Knights ot Pythian lodge, .nd their fam ine, and friend, will hold their annual pic nic today at Lak. Manawa. At 1:30 In the afternoon there will be ball game between teama from St. Albana and Concordia lodges. The game promise to be a spirited one. a th winning lodge will secure handsome pair of gavel, and In addition the team will be given a bsx of cigar. In th evening th' program ot sports will be carried out: Fat man 'a race. slim man's race, married man, race, lnJ man', race, boy', race, ladle' ball-throwing contest, married lady's race, single lady race, girl' race, little girl's race, little boy's rac. Valuable prise, will be given the winner ot each event. Caard Camea far Deeertera. Frank Etots and Henry Hymer, the two soldiers who while under arrest escaped from Fort Crook Monday and kidnaped their guard. Private Wade ut Company L, Twenty I second Infantry, who later turned th tablei on them and effected their recapture, were taken back to the tort yesterday by Ser geant Cox and a detail of two irlvntes. Wade received order esrllor In the day to, return to the fort. Stoti, It I. raid, had been sentenced to one and a halt years for desertion and was being held temporirlly at the, fort before being sent to the nllltary prison at Fort Leavenworth. Hyaier Is al leged to have deserted la the Philippines. Private Wade is a young man, almost a youth, and the two prisoner. In talking of their recapture yesterday morning at the county Jail gave him considerable credit They said that they took him to bt a green one," but admitted that as things turned out he evidently was not a green as they supposed him. The said b. com pletely fooled them. ORDER OF LABOR DAY PARADE Progress Aaaeaaeed So Far an It Baa Beea Possible to Perfect It. ' At the meeting last night of the com mittee in charge of the Labor day cele bration the formation ot the parade wa. derided upon a. tar a. possible at this time. It will form on First avenue, with the head ot the column resting on Pearl street, and I. scheduled to start at 10 o'clock. The column will be formed a fol low: Detail of Police. Marshal and Aides. Council Bluffs Lodge of Elks, headed by Covalt s Band. Mayor and City Officials in Carriages. Speaker, of the Dav in Carriages. Council Bluffs Union Band. Carpenters" Union. Clrarmakers' Union . Bricklayers' Union. Typographical Union, i Tailor." Union. Barbers' Union. Mason Tenders' Union. Trainmen. Painters and Decorators' Union. Federal Labor Union. Railway Switchmen. Leather workers" Union. Fire Department. Elks' Floats. Automobiles. The visiting union, will be placed di rectly In front ot the ame home organiza tion. The speakers for the day wilt be Rev. John William of Omaha and Hon. Emmet Tlnley of thl. city. Plumbing and heating, fltxby 4k Bom. OLD PLATFORM TURNED DOWN Kansas City Plaaks Ignored by Demoesatte Congressional Con vention at LeMare. SIOUX CITY, Xa., Acg. 27. (Special Tele gram.) The democratic congressional con ventlon which wa. held at LeMar. today refused to reaffirm the Kansas City plat form. There were only twenty-four dele gates present and ot these the delegation from Clay county, headed by Earl Bronaon of Srencer. wa the onlr one that wished to stand by th Kansas City declaration. It wa. decided before the convention was called to ignore all reference to the plat form. So great wa. the fear that It would be mentioned that a motion to appoint a committee on resolutions was dispensed with upon an amendment to the motion made by Judge VanWagenen of Sioux City. T. M. Zlnka, a LeMar. attorney, who wa. not present, waa nominated after an In effectual attempt had been made to nomi nate aomeone from among the delegate, present. J. H. Quick of Sioux City, W. C. Whltelng of Whiting, J. M. Parsons of Rock Rapid, and J. T. Montgomery of Ida county were urged to accept the nomination, ' but all the.e men were busy. They bad other bu.lnee. when an adjournment without nomination .tared the convention In the face. After mysterious caucus.lng it wa. finally decided to nominate Mr. Zlnka, who wa. absent and could not refuse. It 1 not known whether or not be will accept. The Judicial convention of the Fourth Ju dicial district decided to name only one candidate and E. J. Stanson was nominated. STRIKE SITUATION' SERIOUS abor Tronbles at Waterloo, lau, Grow Menacing gad Factory 1. Threat I ened with Burning. WATERLOO, la., Aug. 27. (Special.) The labor troublea here have reached a serious stag. Yesterday the Cascaden Manufacturing company received a threat ening letter In which they were told that unless the "scabs" were fired the factory would he burned. The machinist in the Cascaden factory .truck some weeks ago and, although the national Federation of Labor ha. made two trip, here through their special representative, no settlement ba. been effected. Two damage suit against boycotter have been started. The restaurant of Mrs. Minnie Hoober baa been plastered with posters requesting union men to boycott th place. Farmers land Cripple ta School. CEDAR FALLS, Ia., Aug. 27. (Special.) Last spring Carl Plambeck, a young Danish farmhand working on the farm ot W. T. Cummrn In the vicinity of Hud son, tell in front of a pulveriser during a runaway and was terribly cut. One limb was almost severed and had to be am putated. He could not speak a word ot English and now the farmer, of the vicinity have raised a fund among them selves which they will use in giving the young man an education In the American schools. Iowa Btate News Kotes. Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune: With Ita Im mense corn-fields now In taseel Buena Viala county looks as pretty aa a picture. Flood partiea are the thing In What Cheer A young woman recently issued the for gust , ltttf. A flood party. Coal creek has ris. J. H. Harshbara-er. one of the old settlers of that section, passed away at his home ntar Oakland Mills after a short Illness with typhoid fever. He waa about 70 years vi s. A pickpocket tried to relieve a Vandalla woman of her purse at the Elks' carnival oelwein last week. He dldn t get the pocketbook, but he got the woman. She hung to him like grim death until the offi cers arrived. A shocking accident happened la Delhi In which Wtillam Sherman met his death, He was tiding a horse and was coins- very fast and the animal fell, throwing him ovr its bead, and men railing on nim, mis r.erk was broken and body mangled. The deceased waa a married man and leavea a wife ana lour children. Delmar Journal: For an even 1100 per acre John Allison has disposed of his fsrm liear Delmar to John McUlnn. That atrlkes one aa a high price, and yet when the con d'tlon of the improvements Is considered and the excellence of the land is given due weight, the price is not so very high after all. Uina arouna LMimar is valuable b.' cause It Is good. Ollmore Ctty Globe: Rattlesnakes In this vicinity are very scarce, therefore John Murdock was somewhat surprised Sunday afternoon when he started to leave his home to recognise the onc-heard-never-to-be-forgotten warning of one of these rep tiles, lie had Just stepped one foot out of the door, and looking down ssw the snake stretched out along the auunlll on In porch and be waa standing over It. 11 drew back, secured the stove poker and succeeded In killing It. It had one button The Thomas Aaspach farm four miles northwest of Bury, containing H acres, was sold to Frank Simon of near Pel I a. for I1S.460. or ISO per arre. Thl la the laraest saJe that tut. oucurrcd lu that vtcluliy for years. SnOWS WHERE IOWA SHINES QaTtroor Cummins Quotei Soma Figure! I About thi Qraat Bute. FIRST IN HOGS. AND FIRST IN CORN t Valaa af Farm Prod acts Lea4a Every Other State' la the V'aloa ay Tweaty Mlllloa Dol ' , iare. i (From a Staff Correspondent.) DES MOINES, Aug. IT. (Special.) Thai walker Of Marsballtewn was 'chosen tem attendance at the state fair today waa en- porary secretary. The report of the mem- tlrely satisfactory to the management. After I th bad weather of the first of-the week the I sun earae out today and gave tha fair a per- I ter Amw This wna annrnriated b DerhaDS 10.000 person, who visited (h. falr. The feature of the day was the formal aeaica tlon of the new pavilion and the addres ot the governor, but during both forenoon and afternoon the great pavilion 'wa. crowded all the time with visitors, as the stock Judging was in progress. In the afternoon there was a great crowd also at the racee th. inrk ... in evpellent condition. The receipts up to this morning for the fair I amounted to about 15,000, but whan th r . . ... .11 i , ,,i.' work this mm wlll probably be doubled. A serlou. accl- dent occurred in the tock Judging ring tnis morning. A. W. Truman of Bushnell. III., a promlnent horseman, receiving a "ck from one of bis own horse which may ena ta- " ,. v i- -ih. mA it i. irare'd Internal inVur.;. will develop to causa bis death. I Pavtlloa Dedicated. The dedication of the stock pavilion wa a formal affair, but waa attended by thous-jthe ends. President Fralser ot the fair kssoela- tion presided and there wa a brief addres by Senator Harrlman, who ha long been I taenunea wiui tne iair mansasuicut anvi uw pushed the bill through the legislature ap- I proprtatlng for the stock pavilion. I He wa. followed by Governor Cummin., who spoke at length, on the greatness ot the I state and it. resource.. He quoted some Interesting figure, showing that In the United Stateii there la employed a. fixed I capital in manufacture, a little more than I $5,000,000,000, while In agriculture there i. Invested more than $20,500,000,000. In Iowa the proportion Is even more startling. In 1850. according to the reports of that time, there waa farmed in Iowa a total of 124,633 ... of und. Now of the 85.SO0.000 acres In Iowa there la under cultivation a total of 34 074,137. These figures Illustrate aa no other figures can the fact that there Is very urn. .... l.nrt in Iowa and very little that tea not been made use of. The value of M. ion i. mor than 11.700.000.000. The number of farms Is 228,662, and the num her operated bv their owner is 147.306. Iowa farm product have been Increasing enormously In value In recent years. Ac- enormousiy in vaiuo m rrctui ;, cording to the report, of th. crop bureau th. actual cash value pf Iowa farm product, in 1899 wa. reported to b. $356,411,628, which was $20,000,000 in excess of the value ot the product, in any other state of the union. Of this vast amount the Iowa farmer fed to their livestock at home $102,023,040. Thi I firi illustrates' bur commanding position , - T Annnnol among the. t.te for Illlnol. fed $1.Q00.000 worth. New ToM $63.000000 and other, tol- owing aiong 1"""u"- comparison It deeoly gratifying to the peo- pie of Iowa, but Chere la another still more pleasing t" tho pride of the people of the state. With all thi agricultural wealth we find that condition In other Industrie 1" gooa. wages are coapinui.ir tne rewaras oi industry m n uun in - eel lent. Farm Incomes Compared The total gross income from faim I greater in Iowa than in other state. Tbe figure, for the best of the states, whloh figure. Include additions to farm property. are.' Iowa, $336,745,785; Illlnol.. $31.408,. 202; Texas, $253,896,328; Ohio. 201,144.284. Iowa, $338,745,785 ; Illinois, $318,408, There were no other, approaching tbeae hi the total value ot farm Income. In another way may thl. supremacy of Iowa be shown. The following figure. show the value of all domestic animal. In the states that led all other, for the year 1900: Iowa $271,814,0341 Nebraska iol'L'I Texas ri.l?i.!ti4l Missouri llinols S6,ftt.C0 Ohio la.46.i:t4 Kansas 186,317,248 Indiana . .. 106,048,528 All the other state fall below th $100,- 000,000 mark. In the number ot neat cat tle there 1 a similar gratifying snowing. The figures for leading state, are: Texas. 428.196: Iowa, t.367,630; Kansas, 4.491.- 078; Nebraska, 3,176,243; Illinois, 8,104,010. In dairy cows we find tbat Iowa is cond onlv to New York in their number. In the number ot 2-year-old steer Iowa lead. In th value of neat cattle In 1900 Iowa standa well, being a close second to Texas, but tbe value per head In Iowa wa $29.55, against the value of $17.21 in Texas. Tbe livestock is not all on tbe farm, either, for statistics show that in tbe cities of 60.000 and lea than 100,000 De Molne lead all in the union In the number of dairy cows, having 4.458 to every 100,000 Inhabitants. In cities under 80,000 Sioux Qty leads all others, with Council Bluff second. So alao In the statistics regarding horse we find Iowa with 1,392,673, Illlnol second and Texas third, with the rest not In the reckoning. In hog. Iowa had (.723,791, with Illlnol the closest rival, with lea. than 6,000,000. Iowa had 15Vk per cent of the total number of hogs In the union gnd 18.9 per cent ot the total value. Iowa led In chicken with more than 18,000,000 and In duck with 487,000. Iowa turned out 99.621.920 doten egg In 1900, which wa more than any other state. So In corn w. a m m i . SI A A AAA V. V .uond pi.?. T oau. witAw.ooo.ow bushels, and fourth In barley. These figures but briefly Indicate tlie dominance ot Iowa In all agricultural mat ter, and afford sufficient reason why th. Iowa stats fair is on of th. great insti tutions of th midland country and why Iowa 1 o conspicuous among the states. .track ay a Trala. Two women, residents of this city, were truck by a Rock Island train this morning near the water works plant. In ths western nart of the city. They were walking along the Rock Island' track and saw a Mil- waukee train approaching from the west on a track naarbv and while they were watchlna that train did not notice th Rock Island trAn, which waa backing up ta Vallev Junction. Mr. Susan A. Jef- fries, who lives in th western part of tha ltv. waa almost lnatantly killed, and Mra. Belle Clemon. wa. badly Injured and will probably die. State Hoase Elevator rails. The elevator at the state capltol this afternoon and about a dosen visitors h.vi a narrow escspe. The elevator was about half way up the abaft when ths rope snapped and the whole thing fell to the bottom. The fall was not over fifty or lxty feet and It was broken by the fact that the bottom ot the shaft ia almost air tight. None of the passengers were in jured in the lesst, but the elevator man 1 was considerably bruised by being thrown acslnst the wall or the elevator, me newCtate House commission ba already planned to put In new elevator. Iowa Mall Carrier. The second annual meeting of the Iowa Rural Mall Carrier' association was held In the city hall today. The attendance wa. large. The chief phase of the or ganisation wblch was etnphailsed in th. meeting today, waa bow best to Increase tD4 eracuncy and add to the dignity ot the service ot th. rural mall carrier. The object of the association, set forth In the constitution drawn up In the meeting held in Dee Molne. November IS, 1901, wa. to develop in ail mall carrier aa Interest and pride In their work and to Increase their efficiency and Influence by coming to gether at the annual meeting. Speeches were made today by. the presi dent of the association, B. Pitt Wood ot Cherokee; Jame. A. Henderson, postmaster of Cherokee, nephew of Speaker Hender son, In the absence of the secretary, Mr. Ed B. White of Mount Ayr, Mr. Harry bershlp committee was made by Mr. N L. Maxon of Webster City, chairman of the membership committee. . MOTHER HAS BABY ARRESTED Complicated Lltlgatloa Over, the Posse-snloa et a Keakalx lafaat. KEOKUK, la.. Aug. 2?. In a legal flgtlt the possession of her 11-months-old rr. which is, seriously 111. Mr. Vina Kellar caused the arrest of the Infant to- cumrgo ui vagrancy ana. nea ner- appointed a special constable to take t'l,''"T wntinuance ot the e. This was a vlo- . - " "J " M" nearly aa hour for contempt of court In ld.mpt to deprive the mother of her Ti..-. iia,. ,til. .v. .... . ,ock, eourt ,n decUr, nconatltutional the recently enacted state law 1 nrovldlna- for taking ot children, from dissolute or I Incompetent parent.. , I Secretary Park appealed from the dt- clslon and refused to obey the order of the cuun to return me naoy to us motner. He was then arrested on a bench warrant for contempt ot court and sent to Jail. Hie lawyer then routed Judge Hughea out of bed and filed a petltloa for a writ of habea. corpus, wnicn had a hearing today. In the meantime the mother of the baby nd a neighbor file information in a Jus tlce of the peace'a court, charging the naoy, ji montn. oia. witn vagrancy. A big constable soberly arrested the baby at tha hospital, where It wa being treated, "nd brought the infant prisoner to court, The vagrancy case wa continued to Sat- urday and the mother wa made a special constable and ordered to keep the baby trlaoner safely till the case should be elle again. The mother took the baby h' omewhere in th city. County A"0' Marshall said tonight that the wou,a D ln. prosecution oi me Justices and tha lawyers for the mother on a charge of conspiracy In the vagrancy vaar, In passing upon the habeas corpus petl- . . , - ... ' t th. h lf" competent by a trial court and the child be given back the I filing of a notice of appeal by the Associated Charities stop. the execution of the order to return the child to the mother, the effect of which would b to keep the child away from the . . cquB motner untu a long aerte. oi ap , h J pf,m, b.' finally decided, tak- (ng generally two year.. The attorney fbr Becn,UrT p,rk ... court tv.t lhl. WM th, intention of nl. cent. Jud Huhe ta a it.H.t f th. t.ih.. .... , Iow. .nd Mlsm.ri .nH hi. h.,i.i rendered in the habeas corpu. proceeding. bas caused a wave of Intense Indignation 1 over the new law, Judge Hughea .ay. It Is true that the new law make. It possible for anybody to Die an information against anybody'.. child, and after acquittal keep the child from tbe parent, for a long time by a series or appeal to qlgber courts. rriD Ul rUinf-rHe' etfr I UltO TUn flld UnlUrVCnld bAfvt Maseatlae Man Hangs Himself Beeaase neighbor Woald Canse Fowls to Be Confined. MUSCATINE. Ia.. Aug. 27. (Speclal.)r- Renaua his nslvhbnr thrtlnd (a ... "n Injunction to make him keep hi chick ens at nome, Herman J. ttauweraink, an old man 72 year of age, committed suicide last evening by hanging himself from a rafter In a barn. Rauwerdlnk was a Hollander by birth and had resided here tor thirty- four year. - He ha. always been rational and never showed the slightest indication j of Insanity. When the body wa. searched a note was found written In the Holland language, tell lng why he bad committed the act. He leave a wife and two daughter. Organise Hoase Bntldlag Company WATERLOO. Ia., Aug. 27. (Special.) The organisation of tha Waterloo House Building company is the outcome of the Influx ot laborer and (killed workmen brought to the city by tbe establishment of factor!, and new Industrie of the manufacturing line. Rentable cottage are almost unknown. The company Is cap! tallied for $50,000 and will devote bait Its time and money .to building cottages Some ot the employes ot tbe Illinois Oen tral shop, ar now living In tent. Mistakes Poison for Mushroom. WATERLOO. Ia.. Aug. 27. (8peclal.) Jesse Foots, son ot County Auditor Foote and a linotype operator. Is recovering from a severe poisoning. .After a rain he gath ered a mem ot mushroom, from along the river bank, but they proved to be toad stools, and his lit wa despared of. SHOT TO DfATH BY WATCHMAN Tear af Twa Kew Yerk Hea Bads la Tragedy la Railroad Yard, at aa rraaelsea. BAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Aug. 27. N. O. Rogers, 'said to have been employed by Wells, Fargo A Co. In their New York Office as a bill clerk, and who arrived here yesterday from the east on a sight seeing tour, was shot and killed at th Santa F railway yards her early today by I Watchman Sullivan. ' I Kogers ana Jonn tianner. aiso or new York, were sleeping in a box car when Sullivan came upon them. Haffner asserts that be and Rogers were awakened by I rain of blows from a club In the hands of Sullivan. Half daxed. they started to run and Sullivan fired, killing Roger. 1 Severe bruise, on Haffner. body tend to substsntlate hi. etory of a beating. Haffner Is said to formerly have been In th employ of Thomas I Johnson, th railroad man, and savs that he and Roger ar from New York City. Rogers lived In Ninety-seventh I atreet and Haffner In Ninety-second street. NEiV YORK. Aug. IT. At th. office ot I Wells, Fargo tt Co. it was said today 'bat I Rogers wa formerly la their employ. It I a understood his family live at Fort Ham- it0B. A crowning achievement In American in dustry, Cook's Imperial Extra Dry Chans- pagns. It ia famous for exquisite bouquet. MONTANA MAN LIKE TRACf Escapes from Priaon and Defies Offioert fro m Mountain raitneu. SENDS UTTER TO A BUTTE NEWSPAPER Declares Ills Only for pose In Seekleg Liberty I. to ' Kill Witness Whose Testimony Made t Him a Felon. BUTTE, Mont.. Aug. 27. With officer ot the state penitentiary upon hi trail, as sisted by bloodhounds, Convict Tom O'Brien, who last Friday made a daring escape from the state prison, ha sent a communication to the Miner, pleading for a public statement of his alleged crime and vowing the death of L'nder Sheriff Dave Morgan, whose alleged perjured testimony, the convict declares, sent him to prison and wrecked his bom. The document received by the Miner bear th postmark of Anaconda. Th writer date his communication from a mountain In the surrounding hills of Anaconda and says that he wrote his story behind a rock, dividing his tlm between his Winchester and hi. pen. Tbe communication I a literary freak and there Is no question a to It au thenticity, aa tho handwriting ha. been fully Identified by the warden of tbe peni tentiary and other acquainted with the criminal. 1 O'Brien declare hi sole object In escap ing from the prison I to kilt Deputy Sheriff Morgan. O'Brien wa lent up for robbery in 1901. v in v ii r- r llieurrn I SlttL inUdl MLta MPidWCn , I names sweeping miiu im legations la the Bill of Par- I tlcalar. of Plaintiffs. TRENTON. N. J., Aug. 27.-The United eiaies oieci corporation touay meu m iu. a. 4, . . . , a j . . , . I court or cnancery an answer 10 in amended bill of complaint of J. Asplnwall Hodge, Bernard Smith and William H. Cur tis to restrain the proposed conversion ot $200,000,000 7 per cent preferred stock Into $200,000,000.5 per cent second mortgage bonds. Tha answer denle. tbat the book, of the corporation ahow Curtis, to be tho owner of any stock of th concern Smith, it ia averred, did not own any stock ot record until June 2, 1902, after the plan of conversion had been adopted, and tbat the stock now recorded in Smith' name wa voted In favor of the plan, Hodge, It 1 admitted, own 100 .hare, of stock, but It- la alleged that he wa. not present at tbe stockholders' meeting when the plan was submitted and that his stock wa. not voted, either by himself or by proxy. It is dented that fifteen or more of the directors of the steel corporation are mem bers of tho syndicate through which the preferred stock waa to be converted Into bonds. It 1 announced that aoma of the director are member of the ayndlcate, but that thla fact wa communicated to every stockholder In the circular of April 17. 1902. Th answer say the director In the ayn dlcate are a minority in the board of dl rectors, but that they are lsexe (tockbold era and favored tha conversion plan because they believed It would be advantageoua to them a stockholder. It 1 denied tbat any stockholders had been offered special term In connection with converting their pre- feYred stock Into bonds, in order to secure their affirmative votea for the plan. It U denied that the $50,000,000 of addi tional capital, which If wa. proposed to obtain wa. oeded for purposes that were chargeable to tha earnings ot the company. The an swer then take up th line of the argument made In the affidavit of George W. Perkins, chairman of the finance . committee, filed last week, . In which Mr. Perkins claimed that thi additional $50,000,000 wa needed to pay for Improvement and to give the company a larger surplus, to permit It to do a cash business and be protected against a money stringency in the event ot a bus iness depression- The answer say tha earning of tbe cor poration tor tbe year ending March SI, 1902, were $111,603,064; for the month of April, 1902, $12,820,666; May, $13,120,390; June, 12420,362; July, , estimated, $11,900,000, or at the rate ot $150,000,000 a year. An Inven tory Is filed to show that the company's property 1 worth $1,400,000,000, more than the combined par value of the preferred and common stock. It is stated also that the company'a sur plus 1. now $65,000,000. Tbe answer em phasizes the point raised by Mr. Perkins to th effect that th conversation plan would reduce the fixed charges ot the company and be advantageoua to all stockholders, both preferred and common. DANGER IN THE OIL FIELDS Gas Threatens Lives and Destroya the Eyesight of Persons Employed at Beanniont. BEAUMONT, Tx.. Aug. 27. George A. Hill, Inspector of oil Holds, ba. given out a statement in which be says: The conditions of the oil Held are alarm ing in the extreme. The gas is so rian ..rrttiM tr tha 11va of th oDerators thot over 100 are overcome dally and danger of total blindness Is greatly feared as a re sult of constant contact. Dr. Psorco'G 'discovery RQctoroo HOST HJESQ AND STRENGTH Y n i m a total wreck could not aleep or eat. y writes Mr. 1 C. beers, or Berryaias. irawiorq Co.. Ma. ' For two yearn I tried medietas from doctors but received very little benefit. I loat fii-ik a ad atnrnrth. was not able to do a food day's work. I commenced takiug Dr. Fierce GoUea Medical Jjutcvery, and when I had taken one bottle I could aleep aad my appetite wa woodertully ImproTod. 1 have takes Bve bottles aad an alill improving The sole motive for substitution is to permit tbe dealer to make the little) mora profit paid by the sale of less meritori ous medicines. He trains : you lose. Therefore, accept no substitute tot Golden Medical Discovery." WW IIW iiiwwnwwiwi,iu.wvii I Why Do You Submit to a Daily Life of Suffering? . PaineY Celery Compound CURES Summer Dyspepsia, Indigestion, and Stomach Troubles. The torture and vil. af autnmer dys pepsia and Indigestion ar experienced by thousands at thl time. Th dyspeptlo'e train of evils may be enumerated aa fol lows: Feelings of dUxtness, languor, nervousness, sleeplessness, headache, dis tension of tha stomach, lo. of flesh, diffi cult breathing and the action of tha heart Is seriously affected. All forms ot dyspepsia are oulckly banlahed by th use of Palne'n Celery Compound. The use of thl marvelou medicine allay the Inflammation of tho nerve centered about the stomach; It opens up the sewers ot th body and, re moves all waste matter; It cleanse th blood; It make new nerve fibre;. It re store digestive power and promote bod ily strength and activity. Mr. Fred Roes. Clarendon, la., briefly write about bla happy experience with Palnc'a Celery Compound a follow: "It give me great pleasure to testify to the xaerlt of Palce's Celery Compound. J fc m best medicine In the world. Two year ago I was suffering from indigestion and nervousness and was so run down that I could hardly walk without help. I used tw0 onttlca of Paine'. Celery Compound. I and wnt h.tt klmmt frm ft.. ... 4... ,nd h,V(l h., . .,.. - - nsaanrnm i wfti completely Cured.' California, Oregon, Washington, i AND TO ALL OTHER . STATES IN THt WEST Evsrf 4i surlni Ik months i teptewbes and October, 1901. froli mssouni riveh ' VIA THE UNIUM PAWiritt $20.00 $20.00 $22.50 To Ogdea and Salt L&ka City. 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