IS JOINT PROPERTY.
i. J. Hill Scttfaa Question of Own*
erahlp of the New Portland
He Snyg It Is To Be Owned and Oper
ated bj the Urea, Northern and
Ten Thousand in Cash and a Million
IfcTecuritlpH Taken From the
TAOOJU, Wa*h,,Bept. tt.—Prwddenl
Hill, of tho Great Northern railway,
•»ho baa arrived here, fettled author!
•ffcthely the question of ownership
the railway line begun last
jFear between Tacoraa and Portland by
the Union Pacific, on which work wae
popped when half finished. He said:
**The line belongs to the Great North
#n and Union Pacific jointly, the for
mer having borne half the expense of
construction. I exject the road will be
finished next year and nse«l jointly by
the two companies. The Great North
ern's line will not be complete until it
'tfctenda from St. Paxil to Puget Sound
Mid thence south to the Columbia river.
Wo shall le running through trains to
Hie sound from St. Paul in eighteen
months. Our line is being built across
the Rocky mountains as fast as"men and
1»oney crrn push it. From New West
minster, in British Columbia, to the
Colombia river is a series of cities which
ibe Great Northern proposes to wear
like a necklace of pearls. Taoeaut- will
eertalely be on our main line."
THE AMOUNT GROWING.
tfcwutBd C'Mh Md Million la I*.
•nHtlM Taken From th« Tteouu Ii»nk.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15.—The Ex
aminer print* the following story con
cerning the robbery of 4he fidelity
Trust Iwnk at Taroma by it« wvr«tary,
Bdward Albertson, on Aug. 24 last: It
ffrae heretofore believed that Albertaon
l*t only some $9,000 in speculation, and
•Urpriae was caused by the extraordinary
€PTortej made to capture him. It now ap
pears that he took f10,000 in cash and
Dearly a million in securities. Early ou
.tbe morning of Aug. 24 a note was re
ceived by Paul Schultze, a director ol
Hie bank, from Albert son, saying he
only a thousand of the money in specu
lation and to force a compromise had
10.000 more in cash and $900,00C
fn securities. He would meet him oi
One of his representatives in the woods
III a designated place and return the se
curities if given a written agreement
not to prosecute.
A meeting of the directors was hel&
iind it was agreed to accept a compro
mise. A man was sent to the rendezvous
With a signed agreement not to prose
flute. Instead of Allnrtson he found one
Chandler, a Tacoina gambler, who wai
evidently an accomplice. The messengei
gave him the agreement and received
securities and the combination.
v The bank at once commence*! extraor
dinary efforts to capture the thieves. J.
i-hern, cashier of the Fidelity and
brother-in-law of Albertson, was ar
tested by Detective Sullivan, who con
lined him in a hotel for several day*
frying to force a confession. The story
got out and Sullivan was forced to
Release the prisoner. It is believed that
the thieves have escaped.
Some N#w Industrie*.
DOLDTH, Sept. 15.—When Jay Cooke
was here a few days ago, he stated to a
friend that negotiations had been com*
leted for the erection of one of the
paper manufacturing establish
ments in America on the St. Louis river,
A few miles above Duluth. He also said
Uhat arrangements had been made to
istablish two of the largest linen factor
ies on the continent at another point on
6ie river, where the townsite called Bel
fast is to be located.
Iowa Workmen to Visit Mlnif pnlla
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15.—On Tuesday
Jept. 22. the A. O. U. W. lodges of
Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, la., will
*isit Minneapolis and remain several
4ays. The trip is for the purpose of
teeing the exposition and taking part in
#ie harvest festival. The visitors will
".Come on a special train of fiffeen cars,
Which will mate the run in eight hours
A South Dakota llauk Suspends.
WEBSTER, S. D., Sept. 15.—The Citi
iens bank of this place has closed its
,, 4oors. The bank was organized in
jTebruarj, 1890, with $10,000 authorized
.Capital, It did a fair business, but ow
trig to the slowness of collections was
jtmable to meet deposit*. Tho assets
pay depositors in full as soon as
-they can be realized on.
To be Consecrated Coadjutor.
BALTIMORE, Md., Sept. 15.—Cardinal
.gibbons has received the bills a'utlioriz
ifcig the consecration of Rev. Dr. Chap
.•elle, rector of St. Matthew's church,
'-Washington, as coadjutor archbishop to
Itfost Rev. John B. Salpointe, the present
/-fecumbent in the •rchdiooee*
Jre, N. M. 7
'Sj£| Ej *l*stou Married.
MADISON, Ind., Sept. '5.—Dr. Edward
.joggleston, the well kaown writer, was
'-fnarried to Miss Fannie Elizabeth Good*,
JN» estimable young lady of this city.
THf DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE!*
'Flower's Friends Say He Will B« Xoml
n:«ted on the First 1' illot.
SARATOGA, Sept. 15.—11:ere have been
no new developments regarding the
Democratic nominee for governor. A
nvunl 'er of Kings county delegates have
arrived. They f-ay they are ready for
the fray, and intend to stand firmly by
their guns, which are all loaded for
Chapin for governor. There has been
pome talk about renominating Governor
Hill for a third term, but warm friends
.t)f the governor say there is nothing in
it, and that Mr. Flower will certainly
Toe nominated on the first ballot. Ridge
way, of Kings county, has a chance for
second place on the ticket in certain con
tingencies, but the Sheehan men, who
claim the office, say that Ridgeway
won't make it. There appears to be no
doubt that the second term practice ,, Jl
prevail in the offices of secretary of
state and treasurer and that Rice and
Dan forth will be renominated. Should
Ridgoway receive the lieutenant gov
ernorship, Mr. Sheehan will be urged to
accept the eomptrollership, instead of
Frank Campbell, of Bath, who was at
first booked for the place. Sheehan's
friends, it is believe*!, will, insist that
he must have sccond place.
The Minneapolis Capitalist Says There
Is Plenty of Dlonev to Move Crops.
CHICAGO, Sept. 15.—Thomas Lowry,
the Minneapolis capitalist, arrived on
his return from a week's trip to New
York. Mr. Lowry said he visited a large
number of bankers in New York and
learned that there would le plenty of
money for moving the vast crops of the
country. The bankers were having an
enormous call from their Western eor
resjKindents for money right now. and
all he money asked for was leing sent
out. Last year the demand from the
much smaller, had to be curtailed on ac
count of the money stringency in the
East. This year the demand from the
West was far greater, and all the
money wanted was ready to be sent out.
Mr. Lowry said that the two Pakotas
and Minnesota would have 175,000,000
bushels of wheat to sell this year. He
did not think these large crops in this
country would be dumped on the market
in such quantities as sesd prices
down. Enough grain for export has
already been sold to keep the st&unship
companies busy to their full capacity up
to Dec. 1 if another bushel be not sold.
CEORGE B. LORI
fW former United States Bffirttiter to
8luii, a Victim of Heart Disease.
SALKH. Mass., Sept. 15.—Hon. George
B. Loring, ex-minister to Portugal and
former commissioner of agriculture died
suddenly from lioart trou&e. He was
74 years old.
Tl»e TTashlngton Safe.
NFW YORK, Sept. 13.—The pilot boat
Washington, the last of the pilot fleet
that it was feared was lost in the recent
cyclone, has arrived here. Her offi
cers and crew report a terrible expe
rience during the storm, the vessel being
thrown on her team jnds and her masts
going by the txmrd. She weathered the
storm, however, and when it broke jury
masts were rigged and the vessel steered
foi port. She was met by another pilot
boat, which towed her in. Except for
the loss of the masts the Washington is
none the worse fp» her severe handling
in the storm.
"BteADwoon, S. D., Sept. 15.—A strike
of a forty-inch ledge of carbonate ore is
reported from the Romeo mine, in Bare
Bute district. The ore assays tifty-seven
ounces in silver and carries 18 per cent
lead. A party of Deadwood prospectors
returned from Laramie Peak, Wyo., and
report having discovered an immense
tin dike out cropping for 3,000 feet, and
also valuable tin placers. The district
in which they s|ent the last three
months had never before been prospected.
A local corporation will form to investi
gate and develop the find.
An Anti-Lottery Barb BMW.
ALEXANDRIA, La., Sept. 15.—The cam
paign here has ojened in earnest. There
was a grand anti-lottery barbecue given
here, with fully 2,000 people present.
The first speaker was Hon. Thomas S.
Adams, who was recently nominated at
Lafayette by the anti-lottery and farm
ers' union factions as governor of th«
state. Hon. N. C. Blanohard, member
of congress, also spoke.
Coal Palace Completed.
OTTUMWA, la., Sept. M.—The 00*1
palace is completed and all exhibits will
be ready for the opening day. A mon
ster trades procession will
of the opening day, with Carter Harri
son for speaker. President Palmer, of
the world's fair has been obliged to can
cel his engagement on account of ill
Fire at Sault Ste. Marie.
FTAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., Sept. JR.-.
Hollister & Jewell's saw mill at Garden
River near here, caught fire during a
heavy gale from the. northwest. The
mill and stock of lumber,
trams, etc., were totally
ace Between Paeon.
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15.—The Lexington
Jockey club amiounces a match race
between Hal Pointer, 2K)9f, and Direct,
2:06. The race will probably be for
$5,000 a side with $5,000 added by the
Lexington association arm wMcb track
the race will be ]aced.
Shelbjville, Ind., Suffering Frttjui '.it
Terrible Epidemic of Mallga&Jff
Thirty-Two P-efillis Reported Wllfttn
the Space of Two Day*—.Schools
end Churches CI
Ftre Persons Reported Drowned in tfcft
SL Lonis River—A Cuioa
THE BOAT OVERTURNED.
MILWAUKEE, Sept. 15.—AJI old colored
woman, known as "Auntie Tillie," was
in Sim Caro's saloon on Martin street
Sunday morning. Two men were urg
ing her to drink liquor and dance for
their amusement. Suddenly one of them
lighted a match and ignited her cotton
dress "just for fun." In an instant she
was enveloped in flames. The two men,
whose names are not yet known, were
frightened by the result of their "sport"
and fled, the old woman died from her
injuries during the night after several
hours of terrible suffering. The two men
have not yet been arrested.
Appalling Reports of Loss of Life by
MADRID, Sept. 15.—Official informa
tion has been received here from the
scene of the terrible flood now devastat
ing the province of Toledo. Accord
ing to the news received, 2,000 people
have already perished, and an immense
amount of damage has been done by tbfe
swollen waters. At present it is utterly
impossible to send assistance to the sur
vivors, as all road and railway commun
ication with the scene of the dianster
haa been cut off.
MADISON. SOUTn DAKOTA, a ESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15. 1801.
A SCOURGED (TPY. 1
SHKLBYATULLE, In4., ,w-ia,r
city is scoured by dipthtfcrrin, whMhlf rl-
the city and is extremely malignant in
character. Thirty deaths have been
ported within the last two days. Serv
ices at the schools and churches have
been suspended and a general quaran
tine has been established. Tit?contag
ion is thought to be from the filth of hog
pens and slaughter houses which, have
not been properly disinfected. The com
mon council have ordered them abated,
and the greatest efforts will be mda to
check the epidemic.
Persona Reported Drowned in tke
St. L.ou!« Iitver.
CLOVUET, Minn., Sept. 15.—A report
has reached here of the death of five
persons by drowning in the St. Louis
river near the mouth erf the White Face.
They were settlers who had come in
from Duluth and were going on a claim.
In crossing tlte St. Louis their boat was
carried by the swift current against a
boulder, overturned and the occupants
thrown into the river. Two of them
were brothers named Jackson, and one a
12-year old girl. The attention of set
tlers was drawn to the occurrence by
the dog belonging to tho party which
had awalu ashore.
SOME WILL DIE.
A Union Paeiflc Wreck ia Which Twnt]F»
six Passengers Were Injured.
DENVER, Sept. 15.—Passenger train
toward Denver on the
Graymont division of the Union Pacific
railway, was wrecked about 11 a. m.
near Beaver Brook station and twenty-^
six passengers were injured, five of
whom will probably die. The train was
late and running very rapidly when
rounding a sharp curve the express car
left the track and rolled down a fifteen
foot embankment. It was followed by
the mail and two passenger coaches, one
of which turned over twice before
reaching the bottom.
JUST FOR FUN.
A* Old Milwaukee Colored Woman
Burned to Death—The Besult of Fun.
NEENAH, Wis., Sept. 15.—'The remains
of the late ex-Congressman Clark were
laid to rest in Oak Hill cemetery. The
funeral was conducted at tha house by
Rev. J. R. Chapin, and at the grave by
the Masons. The procession was prob
ably the largest, ever held in this state.
Grand Army iosts from Menasha, Osh
kosh, Appleton, Kaukauna and Green
Bay were present, also prominent mem
bers of the Loyal Legion from all parte
of the state. Special trains brought
people from Green Bay, Kaukauna./Ap
pleton, Oshkosh and Waupaca, v
NEW YORK, Sept. 15.—A pleasure
yacht containing four persons was run
down and sunk in the Arthur Kills by a
steam lighter. Only two person of those
on board the yacht were rqscued, the
others: Harry Fairchild and Walter
Dodd, were swept away by the tide and
drowned. Allert and Henry Stewart,
the survivors, are strangely reticent
about the affair.
.. A Million Dollar Fir*
ceived in this city that the Salavages, a
group of islands near the Canaries, were
recently the scene of a disastrous fire.
Several houses were destroyed by the
flames while others were demolished to
prevent the conflagration from spread
in*. The loss was about ftl.000.000.
Arizona Collides with an Unknowt
Vessel— Latter Instantly Dlssapiilnrx.
OXIMJ-K Sept. 15. The steamship
the Gnoin line, which left
on Saturday, Sept. 5, for
has arrived at Qncenstown in
J* 1 »attered condition, after a perilous
^Toyage across Atlantic. On the
rning of the 6th, while the Arizona
f*v ii gteniuiiig rapidly in a fog, an un
•wn sailing vftssel, believed to be a
"?e coasting schooner, collided with
Arizona. The blu*ck w.».s very great
I aroused the passengers from their
s. For a tiine the greatest excite
nt reigned, tmtil ii was found that
steamer was not, as many feared,
)le to go to the bottom. Search was
de the colliding steamer, but not
.. could be seen, nor was a cry
has become epidemic in all p»"rtions of' crushed the sailing vessel in a
city and is extremelv malignant in
terrible shock had appfw:-
caused her to foundtar.
of the bows of the schooner re
ained on the Arieona's deck, and other
Wreckage indicated the state of the un
fortunate mariners. The Arizona's
Jpifichinery had not suffered by the col
li ion. and the voyage was pursued at
usu:il speed and without further
Supposed to Have Been the Baird.
NEW YORK, Sept. 15.—The vessel in
illision wiih the Arizona was doubtless
he bark Matthew "feaird, which vessel
'recently sailed from Portland, lumber
laden, for Mavaguez. The Baird put
Into Boston Sept. 8, with bows stove in
and hold full of water. Her master re
ported that she had been in collision with
an unknown steamship Ixtund east. Ac
cording to the Baird's crew the accident
took place Sept. 5, during a dense
fog. The steamship struck the bark's
bow, carrying all headgear and cutting
the vessel down to three feet below the
water line. The locality is described as
being twenty-five miles north of the
South Shoal lightship. The British ship
Atlanta, which arrived at this port Sat
urday, rejKrted sighting a steamship in
!at. 42,12 north, long. 63,10 west, which
they made out to be the Arizona. This
waa SejpL 6.
DIED IN NEW YORK.
A Noted French Lawyer Passes
Formerly a Marquis.
NEW YOHK. Sept. 15.—Charles Adolphe
Pi net on, the Marquis de Chambruu and
the Marquis d'Amfrevele the local ad
viser of the French government in this
jwuntry, died in this city Sunday. He
nad been ill for some time, but tae cause
of his death is not' known. His wife,
who w is in Paris at the time, was in
formed by cable, but did not reach
here in time. The Marquis de Cham
brun was very well known as a lawyer,
both in this country and in
France. With the fall of Napoleon.
IH, he discarded his title and never re
ferred to it, preferring to earn fame by
means of his profession. He displayed a
hearty contempt for the other memlers
of the French aristocracy in this coun
try, who obained social recognition by
means of their titles. He came to this
country in 1865 as a special envoy. Later
he was appointed legal adviser for the
government. He was born in 1831.
A Farmer's Hard Lnck.
ST."Louis, Sept. 15.—George McAfee,
a rustic, arrived at the union depot dur
ing the forenoon with liis sick
\rife and child. McAfee claims
tnat they left Cincinnati, O., intending
to ride to St. Joseph, Mo., in a one-horse
wagon, having no money to purchase
transportation. When they reached
Peoria they traded horses with a farmer,
and two days later the new horse
dropped dead of colic. They could not
sell the wagon and McAfee put himself
between the shafts and dragged his fam
ily to the next settlement, several miles
further. After that they abandoned the
wagon and tramped it to St. Louis.
Jewish Emigrants Disposed Of.
MONTREAL, Que., Sept. 15.—The 110
Jewish emigrants who were landed here
a few days ago from the steamer Oregon,
have at last been disposed of, after liv
ing here in a half starved condition
since their arrival. Saul Davis, the
well known cigar merchant, contributed
$500 to have them removed from the
country. Tliirtv-eight have been sent
to Winnipeg and fifty-eight have been
divided between Buffalo and Detroit,
and left for their destination. The bal
ance will be looked after in Montreal by
Jewish families here.
New German Republican Dally.
CHICACK), Sept. 15.—The first number
of The National Zeitung, a German Re
publican daily has appeared. It is an
eight page publication and is backed by
local German capitalists. Joseph
Brnecker is the editor-in-chief, and
Paul Haldecke the associate editor of
the new venture. It receives the full
service of the United Prtw«
O. H. WOOD,
DRUGS $ MEDICINES
Plush Goods, Albums, Fine Toilet bonj»
Brushes, Combs. Toys, Fancy Goods,
Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Calsomme
Wall Paper, and a full line of
Prescriptions carefully compounded day
CQAlt iVlHUXi MAlslBOJI
I'KICJE FIVE CENTS.
OF SOUTH DAKOTA.
At LAKE MADISON, three and one-half miles southeast
of the city. Connected by Motor Uttt
A Large Number of State
Meetings to be held at the
Chautauqua Grounds this
A Beautiful Sheet of "Water, Eight
Miles Long and Two Miles Wide.
Two and one-half miles west of the city
surrounded by beautiful groves
of natural timber.
The seat of the State Normal School. Value of Normal
buildings, $55,000. The Normal School is now iu ses
sion, with over 125 students from various parts of the
Excellent City Schools. New Central School build
ing just completed at a cost of $!T,0*H).
Is the home of Nine Churches!
Excellent Society. Stone and
Brick Business Buildings.
Freight and Passenger Division of
the S. M. Div. of the C., M. & St.
P. R'y running north and west.
Fine Brick SQ-Siaif Rouru House,
Is a great Grain Market. Four El
evators, Flat House and Roller
Mill 1100 Cars of Grain shipped
from Lake county since Sept. 1st.
Lake County has NEVER Tbrperiencfid a
And FARM LANDS can be purchased at reasonable
prices. HOMESEEKEBS «e cordially invited t*settle
in this community.
For additional particulars concerning the resources of
this section, prices of City Property, Farm Lands, etc., etc.,
CHAS. B. KENNEDY.
Madison, South Dakota,
—IS LICJTITEn l.Y—
The Streets Illuminated by 12 Arc Lights
The Lake provided with
the Steamer "City of Mad
ison," capable of carrying
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