The Carroll Sentinel from Carroll, Iowa on August 3, 1894 · Page 2
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Carroll, Iowa
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HOW POTATOES QROW. of Culture Adopted—How These Plans Differ. With a view to giving some tangible idea of how Irish potatoes grow and the tarns aud conditions the tubers as- Mine when growing Ohio Farmer bos noonrse to two illustrations, which are Mferred to by a correspondent at follows: The first illustration represents the trenching system, where the ground is •track out about six inches deep aud the , REPRESENTING THE TRENCH SYSTEM. -potato, D, dropped aud covered at C. We put the harrow on as soon as the •prout is through the soil and work the dirt in up to B, seeing, of course, that the plant is iu no way left with stones, olods or sods on it to prevent growing. When the plant gets through this last ooot of earth and is about three inches high, begin cultivation with some good narrow toothed implement, working the soil around the plant on a level at A. •'Other cultivations will gradually work more soil toward the plant till a slight ridge will be formed at tho base of the vine, as indicated by the dotted line oil top Fig. 1, which will leave the parent potato fairly deep in the soil, prepared to withstand a pretty severe drought. This plan of cultivation has several good points to support it, although it ia more expensive than shallow planting. Each layer of soil worked toward the plant induces tho stalk to throw out a lateral and a set of roots from which tho REPRESENTING A GENERAL SYSTEM. potato sets aro sent out, and each lateral joint usually starts nearly tho same number of tubers. Therefore the system can be profitably applied whore it is desired to get a large yield from a small quantity of seed or where growers are limited to a short acreage. The second illustration represents tho more general system of cultivation among growers whore tho ground is narked out three to four inches deep and <the seed covered at ouce with some covering direct that throws a heavy ridgo over the potato, after which it is left to aprout and work its way up through the dark, cold earth, getting whiter and slimmer as it uears tho border of the -world it has been hunting for tho past three to four weeks and usually having but one lateral joint to send out roots wad sets. I think this system could be greatly improved if the harrow or some node of leveling the ground were usod •(tor planting, putting the entire sur face on a level, as indicated at the dot ted line E. Then when the plant appears through the ground and is ready to start a leaf, put oil an implomout that would throw back the original dirt, JIB sbowu iu Fig. 8 ut F. This modus operand! would iuduoo the plant to add another lateral joint and thereby very largely iuorouso the yield, which would pay well for the labor expended. < Tiio ItuulnD Tlilntle. 1 A correspondent of the Dakota Farmer suggests that each township should •eouro a herd of cattle or sheep aud pasture them regularly on eaoh school •ttotion and then have the herd driven to all parts of tho township where there |i unoccupied laud to pasture down the thistles and after harvest herd them oil the stubblo fields until winter. He be llevos that by pasturing tho thistle it •will sooii be driven out entirely, and suggests that if congress should appropriate a million or two for extenniuat ing the thistle two best method of using inouey would be to invest it lu sheep « cuttle uud lot thow cut the thistle, •ltd afterward two fannera could out them. We believe that posturago during the early part of the season will prove the most ctt'cotive remedy. At'ti r tho : spiuos have bueii formed on the thistle .tWe in no remedy but nra. Professor Henry of the WiKoonnin i>.-:- perimuut station uuuounuus the bluu; ' tor of thu entire dairy herd of thu r tioti on account of tuberculosis. 'J herd was tested by the Kooh THE CHINCH BUG. the State Entomologist of tlllnoli Telll How to fight This test. In bulletin No. 88 from the agricultural experiment station of the University of Illinois Professor 8. A. Forbes says: Economic measures now available are practically limited to experiments for the destruction of the chinch bugs by the introduction of their contagious diseases, nnd to the interposition of barriers between small grain and corn to prevent their passage from one to the other as infested fields of small grain ripeu or are destroyed. To accumulate and kill them as they pass from field to field a deep furrow may be plowed—to bo kept clean aud as friable as possible, especially on the vertical side, next the field to be protected —and in this the accumulating bugs may be killed by a mixture of kerosene and water (about one part to eight) thoroughly and repeatedly shaken together. A variation of this method, used very successfully in Wisconsin, is to lay a quantity of green wheat or oats or fresh corn stalks in the furrow, in which the chinch bugs can be killed with this kerosoue mixture as they accumulate. An added measure of success with the barrier method may be secured if two parallel furrows aro made instead of one and the soil between them be kept dusty. The chinch bugs escaping the kerosene mixture or other destructive agent in the outer furrow could then be killed in tho second. If they succeed in passing these barriers aud collect upon the outer rows of corn, they may there be killed with kerosene, which should then bo applied in the form of an emulsion to prevent injury to the young corn itself. To prepare this fluid mix 2 parts of kerosene with 1 part of strong hot soapsuds, and violently agitate the mixture with a hand force pump until a permanent cream or butter is formed. This may .then be diluted with 10 or 12 parts of water and applied either with a eprinkler o'r in a spray from a hand force pump. A more expensive and less readily manageable method is the planting of strips of some favorite food plant, as spring wheat or other quick growing succulent cereal or grass, around infested wheat or around corn to be protected, where the chinch bugs may accumulate aud be destroyed before laying their eggs for tho second generation of the year. The biigs may be confined to tho strip after having entered it by furrows plowed all around it and attended to 'rom day to day until the destruction is complete. For the benefit of those who wish to experiment with the introduction of contagious diseases arrangements have seen made to infect and distribute live chinch bugs to farmers, tho funds for :his experiment having been furnished ay the board of direction of the state agricultural experiment station. Tho results of this method are, however, not sufficiently certain to warrant an entire dependence upon it. Eleven years' experience with tbe chinch bug emphasizes tho fact that it is not to be mastered by any one measure or any one man, but that joint action on an intelligent pro- jrammo of preventive and protective measures persistently followed up offers the only valid bope of success. Brown China Ocose. The color of this variety of geese is not uniform, but is iu most instances brown, shading from dark to light Ono peculiarity of tho China goose is a knob at tho base of the bill, and this has given it tho name of tho knobbed gooso. It is not as largo us the common goose. Indeed, whan compared with the large breeds, it seems-small, but as a compensation lays Iwice as many eggs iu a sea- eon, producing 20 or more at the first laying in spring, and if broken up iu its attempt to sit laying again and again. Other geese are generally, though not invariably, satisfied with one attempt at incubation, and if frustrated 1>A1I( OP imOWN CHINA GKKSK. in that will commonco contentedly their long period of unproductiveness, except as we reckon the value of their feathers aud gain in weight. But this oompuru tivoly email brcud luyu eggs not more than two-thirds au largo OH those of tho common gray goosa Thu quality of their Uosk is superior, aud they fatten easily. The Poultry World says: On account of their buauty and productiveness they should ruooivo favorable attoutiou from those in this country whose tasta inclines them to kcap water fowl, and this class is not fin largo as it should be, though it is happily inorutwing. Ocucral N«w* and Motes. The executive committee of the Asmo< oiation of Americau Agricultural Col- logos and Experiment Statious lias do oidud to hold tho next mooting at Washington on Nov. 1 a. Thu UUIIKUS of tho hay crop makes it appear that thuro has boon of lato yours an unorinnuH ttuiu in tho central states. Artusimi wolls uro dunning groin ohungus in thu agricultural prospect* ol Quuuiiulaud, Australia, aud Now Bouth Wales. No fruit is uxpoutod in tho Piedmont uud Ohio vulluy districts uud but littlo iu the Mibwiuri bult. Pi'ospeots urn brighter in thu tuouutuiii uitd Pitoifiu stuteH. Tho puuch crop, commercially ooiibid , is pructioully u i'uiluro. Tho con ditiou uf uppluu is rutlior bettor than tUut uf TELL HORRIBLE TALES. Cruelties Perpetrated by General Cabezas at Bluefielda. JAPANESE MADE A GRA.VE ERROR, frnnniiort Kow Shlng WB» Under the British ring—Owners of the Veinel Atk Tor Heavy JDainngeii—1'rlnotim nismarok Dn- conscious—Routed by Spunlsh Troopi. China Catlectlnn Corean nutlet. COLON, Colombia, July Ml.—Refugees torn Rnma aud Bluefields tell horrible dies ot the cruelties perpetrated by General Cabezas and his subordinates, when hey found Chief Clarence approaching. fot even the women escaped their fury. Jhief Clarence captured large quantities •>f arms, and recaptured all his cannon. General Cabszaa oxpected to retake Bluenelds within 10 days. He threat- ned to kill all the Indians and those who aided them, and destroy their property. Before the lost fight Chief Clarnce was offered the governorship of the erritory under Nicaragua, but he reused. Clarence, with 800 men, at- incked Corn island, and managed to se- nre a foothold there, after a hard fight )f five hours. The Musquitoa lost leavily. The Nicaraguans are panic stricken and are said to be preparing to flee. A Jerman schooner, loaded with arms, onsigned to the Nicaraguan government md which left here a few days ago, is eported wrecked off the Costa Rica oast. The wreck is believed to be the work of enemies of Nicaragua, as the arms have been lost. The American minister has protested gainst the seizure of a number of aunches at Ram a by General. Cabezas, lie launches being the property of Amer- can citizens. WAS UNDER THE BRITISH FLAG. 'ransport Kow Shlnif, Sunk by tho Japanese, Was an Engllnh Vemel, WASHINGTON, July Jl.—It is the opin- on of diplomats here that the Japanese lave, made a grave error in sinking the iransport Kow Shing, mid one that is ikely to cost them much money in repa- ation besides the humiliation of an apology. The Kow Shiug was of a line of casting steamers belonging to Hugh itatlrieson& Co., and trading between Chinese ports. The vessel was under the Jritish flag when she was sunk. Al- hough she carried Chinese troops to ?orea, it is said here sho did not in so dong violate tho law of neutrality, for here has been no declaration of war or jpen acknowledgment by either China r Japan that a war prevails. The ves- ol, therefore, was engaged in legitimata raffle and the Japanese are likely to pay .early for sinking her and destroying the ives of the ship's company. Domniuleil Dumngcs From Japan. LONDON, July 81.—It is stated the iwners of the transport Kow Shing have lemanded damages from Japan through he English foreign office for the sinking of that vessel. On the day following the fight between the Chinese and Japanese ships, a Japanese cruiser encoun- ered a Chinese ironclad in the Prince 'erome Gulf. The Chinese claim their vessel was victorious and that the Japanese cruiser was taken off by her con- lort in a crippled condition. American Forgor Sentenced. LONDO.V, July 81.—Charles fiertrand, alias Donaldson, a forger known to the police of the United States was sentenced to three aud one-half years' imprisonment, after having been convicted of obtaining goods under false pre- enses. Princess Blumarefc Unconscious. LONDON, Jnly 81.—A dispatch to The rimes from Berlin says: Princess Bismarck fell from her bed on Sunday and was rendered unconscious by the fall. She has since remained in that state, ler condition excites alarm. China Collecting Our can Duties. SHANGHAI, June 31.—The branch of (he Chinese imperial customs ut Chern- ilp continue business receiving the Dorean duties as usual. Japan, so far, uas not intorforred with the collection of these duties. llouted by the Spanish. PAHIS, July 31,—A dispatch from Cali- ?aran, on thu island of Mindanao, of the Phillipiue group, says the Spanish troops have attacked und completely routed the Malay Musselmen, killing ^30 of them. Cardinal* to Ik) Called Tugutlier. ROMK, July bi.—The pope is about to convoke an assembly of the cardinals and cufiteru patriurches, for tho purpose of discussing the question of the reunion of the eastern churches. Kuiuoror liivitod to Baee. LONDON, July til.—Tho mayor of Swansea has invitud Emperor William to outer thu Meteor In u raue with. thu Vigilant and Britannia off this port. Torpedo Iloat* for Chlua, BEUUN, July 81.—Thu Chinese govein- uient has ordered tho construction of four torpedo boat* by Gorman shipbuilders. Iteatk uf » I'roiulUBut Knusuu, Toi'KKA, July 81,— A tt'lL'grum from Tustupu, Mex., announces thu ck-uth of John A. Murray of Topeku, of yollow Tovor. IIu wan u proiuiiieut mum bur of the lugittluturo winch paaidd tliu prohibitory enactment, introducing that luittumro which U of tun called thu Murray law. fruit-lit SJiluiuunU Have Itunuinod. C'liiCAOO, July HI —The amount of freight huudlud last wouk U ulxjiit what the road* Vi-ro liuudling l»'fnru tho i IHliu und bliowH that thuy huvi> rm-ovur- ix] their own uutl uro doing an much Uusinobti an but'oru tlu-y wure criiipiud. All Kloi'hjurdii I(u(fbvr> felillui. OIIAIIA, July «!.- -All lUu Ijindiurs in >)wiil'n, n,Uir.uuu<l'.i, l-iuliihy'b uud 'Jiuiihu'b dliMick fur uu in Unlay. About 3UO nifll uro ultoili wvt'g killuil toduv. WRBCK NEAR CINCINNATI. B5tpremi train tlan Into H freight on ttit !*l(1lni> at Cocliormi, Intl. Crucitf-VATi, July 81.— The St. Lottii express on the Ohki and Mississippi railway, due here at, 5:UO p, in. Monday, ran into a freight on the siding at Cozheran, Ind., W miles from this city, wrecking the passenger engine and a dozen freight cars. The freight had taken the siding expecting to follow the express. Spine one evidently had opened the switch after the freight had run in as the trainmen state they left it closed. There were none of the trainmen in the caboosa and nono of the freight crew were hurt, but the rear part of their train was wrecked as well ns the engine of thfc passenger train. John Little of Washington, Ind., engineer of the passengei train, was so badly injured that he died an hour afterward. Daniel Caddeu, fireman, of Washington, Ind., was caught in the wreck and lost a leg. William Bell of Miland, Ind., also lost a leg. None of the passengers or others are reported to have suffered any injury beyond the shock of the accident. Michigan Copper Mine Closed. MAUQUETTE, Mich., July HI.— Superintendent Dunston of the Central Copper j Mine compauy in Kewaunee county has received orders from the directors in Boston to abandon the mine. This closes a 40-year term of continuous operation of this mine. The shut down is due to the utter exhaustion of the vein and the failure to find other deposits on the company's property. Four hundred men dependent on the mine are out of employment. This ends the coppei mining industry in this country. Gorman Asked to Resign. FREDERICK, Md., July 81.— The tarifl reform Democrats of Frederick county held a large meeting here and indorsed President Cleveland, the house of representatives and condemned the course oi the Maryland senators and demanded th< passage of the Wilson bill. The speakers all denounced Senator Gorman in terms most severe for his "pusilauimous" conduct toward President Cleveland, and one of the resolutions adopted calls upon the senator to resign. Deb* Given an Ovation. BRAZIL, Ind., July 81.— E. V. Debs arrived in this city from Terre Hauto and was met at the depot by the labor organizations and citizens of the county to the number of l,OUi» or more. He was lustily cheered by the labor unions. At the Hendrix hotel Mr. Debs was given a big ovation by the assembled crowd. Debs spoke to a large crowd. Colorado Quarnntinn Agiklnst Sheep. DENVER, July 81.— The inhabitants of the southern part of the state have asked the state veterinary board to establish a quarantine against sheep from New Mexico and Texas. It is claimed that these sheep bring scab into Colorado. The board will give a •bearing to the matter Friday. Ilrukoinan Cliuke Acquitted. MOBEULY,. Mo., July 31. — Charles P, Clarke, the Wabash brakeman who, during the recent strike, shot and killed Alex McCain burg, a striker who was interfering with him, has been acquitted after a week's trial. Deadlock For Two Months. HARftisBtjao, July 31. — After a deadlock of two months the conferees of the Twenty-fourth Republican congressional district unanimously nominated E. F. Acheson of Washington county for congress. __ l r ore«t Fire* Under Control. ST. PAUL, July 81.— Tho general linet of road in the Wisconsin fire district: report all danger past tho fires subdued to where they will not oiiuse furth er dam- ago. ___ TDXHH College llurued, DALLAS, July 8 1.— Mayo college, the leading educational institution of no -h- ern Texas, in Delta county,, was destroyed by tire. Loss, $100,000. Ql'ARRELEDOVER HOGS. Two Men Killed and Two Seriously Wounded. MoAullDTu Married. BLOOKLYN, July »!.— Jack McAuliffe, tho prize lighter, was married to Cat'ier- me Pow, known on the stage us Pear) lumen of tho luman sisters. Tlio Bteiiniur .uiftuiduj with* the Cook Arctic expedition, baa again sailed northward. Uloomington, Ills., has ordered a waterworks pump with 4,000,000 gallons daily capacity, An ll-yetir-old boy attempted suicide by banging ut Nashville, Ills, lU'v, Thornns Dlxon of New York predicts a worse Htriku tbun l)eb»' outbreak, in tho near future. Willis A. Muniock, a 14-yeur-old boy, shot und killed Henry Heltz, with whom be had a quurrul, near Gainesville, Tex. Major James H. Wussou, to whom Japan is said to luivo ottered a coiumln- slou in her army, lias bean located at Se- daliu, Mo. Itonialnti of Tliomus B, Wright of Chicago, gout-rul attorney for the liouk Inland roud, were interred ut Ues Moinew, la. Huv. O. A. Walker, one of the fouuderu of the liouk Hivi-r conference of thu Methodist church, died at Princeton, Ills., ftged 87. Own-nil H. W. I'YrtfUBoii, ouo of tho MlHMibHippi levee board, hus dUuppenred. An examination of liin book* ut Ureouhill, MiB»., shows u shortugo of I3M.OOO. L. Bilvii, convicted of tmiliugzliiiK (100,000 from thu Hiiiiiwater-Bradwiiter Hat oomrmuy at Ht,, LouU, wan HvuUtnued to three yvnn In thu piMiHoiitlurr, butriv- (tiuiHid on bond, puudiug sppuul. Kvurly IbO.OOO acre* of land huvu b»on glvun tu four years by Uie province of Quehec to fiillwH o( fuinlHux uoutaluliiK 13 or morn uhll(ir0n. The ruuu for tho Damoorutlu nouiliiaUon for governor uf 'j'uxun, uccurdiiiK to thu iuulmeled duloKiiUm, btiiudic. CiilburHon, DTI; lU-ugun, 1HS; l^iihiini, 1'iS, Mc(Jull,51. York KiiKurlmporlufH huvu brought quuiitltiuti of Kuyi't-lim uu«ur to New York, In iiiiticlimtldii of gutting It in under Uie WilKun iiu-llT. Thu Jirlttfth Finunvlul Keviuw uuyn inouey iu In lUipri'CiHk-iiled iiliniiiliiuct- In Loiidtiii, lht<re IH.IIIK JtS,0(W,lM)0 uti-rllng in the open mui-ki-t, The Union I'udlh: fa«t mull run throii|,;h »n OIJL-II ntvttc lulu a livtyht ii-ulnl at ColuniljiiB, Neb,, aud » Irauili uuuiud Uurku DISASTROUS MINNEAPOLIS PlRS. ONE OF THE MURDERERS ESCAPES Sheriff and Pome Arc In Fttmilt — ttn ft Badly Wounded unit tlmre Is No Vrobil. fclllty i.r HI* Wot llclug Captured— Vic* Mm nf '.hunting t,lc» In » Vretfiirloui Con. rtltton— Hebrmkn Xetr*. TECUMKKH, Neb., July 81. — As the result of a bloody shooting affray, which took placp Jnst over the line in Pawnw county auil 14 miles south of this cit) Monday, two men are dead and two seriously wounded. Charles Hchnltz, I rich German farmer, with his two sons, Charles und Frank, live neighboring James Abbott, a well-to-do and respected farmer. The neighbors had lately had a good deal of trouble on account of Abbott al> lowing his hogs to run at large and trespass upon the fields of Schultz, Monda} morning the elder Schultz, with his son Charles, loaded a double-barreled shot gun and started on the war path for Abbott's porcitioa. Abbott caught on to the maneuvers, and, as the men came to ward his hog lot, he advanced to protect his property. Young Suhnltz was carrying the got at the time, and, at the sight of hit neighbor, the old man exclaimed, "Givi him the load," whereupon young Sphults emptied both barrels of the gun at Ab bott. One charge hit him and 87 No. ( shot entered his left side and hip. Ab bott was brought to this city in a dying condition and Sheriff J. G. Slone o) Pawnee was informed of the condition ofjiffaira. _ Sheriff Slone, accompanied by half £ dozen deputies, immediately departed t< arrest the Scbultiss. He wired Sherifl W. H. Woolsey of this county to bring t deputy and come down. Woolsey and his deputy reached Schultz' home fully half an hour before Slone did. Woolsej endeavored to get Scbultz and his son tc accompany him either to Tecumseh o) Pawnee City, but the elder Schultz refused to go. Woolsey .was powerless, having no papers. Woolsey and his deputy started for Pawnee to meet Sheriff Slone. Meeting Slona they returned to tho sceno. la th< meantime Shultz, with his sons, had started in a buggy west from the farm. hoping to escape. At a comer they met three of the deputies. They turned south before the deputies could stoi them and a lively chase for nearly a mile followed. Finally, as the deputies were being outrun, they ordered tho fugitives tc halt. They refused and the deputies all fired at them. The old man, who was in the back seat, was shot through the back and through the hend. His son Charles was shot in the shoulder, but escaped in the woods. Frank \vaa captured and b>-?ught tc this city. The elder Schuttz was removed to Steinimr, where he died. . Abbott lies in a critical condition at the jail here. A big posse of men are scouring the country in search of Chariot. Alleged Cntllii Tltl.-f Knuiiprs. HYANNIS, Neb., July a I. —At the preliminary examination of E. E. Catron, charged winh stealing cuttle from .1. W. Longfellow & Baa, Catrou escaped from the sheriff. ___ Voting; Liuly Injured lit 11 Kunnway. FAIRBURV, Neb., July !»).— A toam belonging to Albert Wilson ran away. His daughter, Ella, was severely injured, Small hopes are entertained for her recovery. __ Cutting Dnivn Fnrara, BEATRICE, Neb., July HI,— The Burlington and Union Pacific- voads have laid off their yard engines nnd switching forces in this city for tho present. Leader of Tamiiey Tarring Party. K NBAS CITY, July 3 1.— Joseph Wilson, charged with being tho leader oi the party that tarred und feathered Adjutant General Taisney at Colorado Springs, Colo,, is lodged in jail here, awaiting requisition papers that will permit his being legally taken back to Colo rado. Wilson was arrested at Mount Lebanon, Mo., by a Colorado detective, who had been shadowing him several duys. Ho claims his innocence of tho charge and says he can readily prove an alibi, Wilson wan formerly a deputy in Denver. _ Santo Fe Nut Cituculllng Contract!. TOIMEKA, July 31.— A. A. Hurd, the general solicitor of the Bantu Fe for Kan- BOO, received tho following dispatch from General Solicitor George R. Peak, who id at Coney Inland: "There is absolutely no truth in the rumor with respect to the cancellation of contracts with em- ployes, members of labor organizations. It is a malicious f uUdliowl, sturtoi} by some ono to duiniigo the company-" I)nrr*«li Tiwtlfhii Fur KANHA«C'JTV, July 81.— President John C. DurrugU. of tho defunct. Kansas City Safe Duposi't and Savings bank, tuttifled for Cashier Buttloy in .tho latter'* trial, Dai-nigh swore that at tho tiiuo of the bunk's failure its stock wad ut pur, ad. milting, however, that thuy wont uuablo to secure financial aid. lie admitted lie had owed tho bank 1 14,000 at that tlinu, but said it was good. Urea* Nui-lkvnTuillvlitl Chun**!. St. I'AUL, July ai.~ Tlw Gruut North. oru iiuilwuy company huj ollluiully uu- uouncod tho appointment of Churlua II. Warren to b ) gimoral man iKar, vlua 0. W. Caw, iiitd II. 1. Furringion, comptroller, vitM C. H. Wurn-u. It U reported that nuinuroutt other chuiitfou io thugunorul ofllfors will follow. llnrriiU(li* Unuoiiiliiulud. AUUION, Mu-li., July ai.—Uuii. Julius O. Uuiruughs was uuiiuimuii>)y ruuomi- imtud for uoiigruMi I roil i thu Huvoutli din* trict. _ _ Hftvtui Jtaulln from 1 1 cut. Piui.Aimi.riiu, July !> i . • Nuvun duutu* uud flvs) uruHtruliuiK resulted, from tfca Uiin nity Mtmtlny. Property Vultted At MeaMy Mall n Million Uollari. MtMNBAPOLis, July HI.— The third dis* Mtrons lire in the history of Minneapolis broke out about 8:80 Monday afternoon, in the lumber yards of the Shevlin-Carpenter company, on the bank of the Mississippi river, at the foot of Eighth avenue north. It spread with remarkable Rapidity; and before it was controlled destroyed property valued at nearly (SOU.* 000; Besides 30,000,000 feet of lumber, the gas manufacturing plant of tho Omaha Railroad company, the roundhouse, toolhonse and sandhottse, and also turn tables of that road, nearly 40 freight cars, some loaded with merchandise, and the office building of the Bhevlin-Carpenter company were burned. The sawmill, the planingmill, drying kilns and storehouses for moulding and preparing wood, although in the very heart of the fire district, were saved by the efforts of the firemen, aided by a fortuitous change in the direction of the wind. Help was summoned from St. Paul, and seven engines, with full crews, were sent over from that city. The insurance will be about $150,000. Glut In the Fruit Market. BAN FRANCISCO, July ~ 81.— The fruit receipts here Monday were unusually large. At the wharves alone over 24,0(>0 boxes of fruit of different varieties were landed. The glut of the market was so great that peaches were disposed of at 10 cents per basket. Pears sold correspondingly low. Extra steamboat* have been put on the Sacramento river, the capacity of the regular steamers not being great enough to move the rapidly ripening fruit. nig Mining Deal. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 81. — A big mining deal was completed by whicb the Portland Gold Mining company be- comas the sole owner of the Anna Leo and Doublet Lodes, formerly owned by the Amazon company, and the Bobtail No. M, an individed 7-ltfth interest in tha Bobtail and the Whitehouse, National Bell and Cuptaiu Lodos, formerly owned by the Battle Mountain company. The consideration is $500,01)0 ca?h. C»l3»on Explosion Utimngc*. CHICAGO, July 81.— The claim of property owners on Grand boulevard have been sent to Washington by General Miles. Fifty thousand dollars is the aggregate amount asked by the owners ol the properties damaged by the explosion of the artillery ciasson July 10. Tha board of officers appointed by General Miles, it is said, has recommended the payment of nearly all the claims in full. Ohlcngn Sued For SM-lk.i l>iunngos. CHICAGO, July 81.— Tho first of the claims against tho city for damage to property during the recent strike were Bled Monday. Tho damage for which notice has been served covers only tha property damaged the first two or three days in July. The claims aggregated $39, 88tt. They were filed 'by Attorney Foster of tho Grand Trunk 1'or all the roads. __ Left Miiny Rn<l l)«bt». CHICAGO, July 31.— Savoral of tha Chicago papers miy thai Eugwio Praogor, a saloonkeeper ut Clark and Madison streets, has skipped tho city, leaving debts amounting all tho way between |2Bu,000 and $375,000. His place was much frequented by politicians. He is indebted mostly to the American Brewing association. Will ll«ln Thalr Niltlvu Country. SACRAMENTO, Cal., July 81.— It is learned the Japanese in ,tho vicinity of Sacramento, of whom there are a largo number, held a moss meeting and pledged themselves to raise a largo Bum of money aud send it to their country to help the Japanese continue their wot against China. Conductor Uiduuth'ii Sliiytm Will fling. DBS MOINES, July 81.— George Weairm and John Hainmil, convicted of tba murder of Conductor L. B. Ridpath laat April, were sentenced to be confined in the Fort Madison penitentiary until Aug. 21, 18U5, on which day they are to be hanged, unless a etay is granted. Milwaukee Tobacco Company Afflgta. MILWAUKEE, July 81.— The August Kickbush Tobacco company made an as- •igninent to W. Waterhouse of Wausau, Wis. The bond of the assignee is in tba sum of $40,01)0. Officers of the company say tho assets will equal the liabilities. Moniluy'* Iltueball Oam««, Philadelphia, 7; N«w York, 1U. Fanning, Graily ana Taylor; German and Wilson. Umpire, Houulund. Clevulttuil. U; LouUvllle, V Ouppy and O'Connor; Wudeworlh and Orim. Uraplra, Hurst. OMouKu, 8: Bt. Loulu, 4. Btrntton and Kltt- rldwe; liun-10/ Mid Twlnolmm. Uuiplr*. Lynou. Httltlmor*. a; Boston, 5. JUwke, Olesnoa and Robinson; BtlvulU and Ryan. Umplrw, nd Cumplwl). , Bj Oliioliwdtl, S, Oumburl and ii Oro»s and Murpliy. Umpire, G»B- uiiy. Hruukiyii, «: Wttalilngton, 10. Daub and Kluulowj Haul miU McGulro. Uiupirc, Bus- liv. . WRSI'HUN I.UAOUU OAMBI. Sioux Oily, 6; Tuludu, (1 Hurt and Boytol uifUux and McKurluwl. Umiilro, Peoplu*. Dotroll, ll! KaavuD Olty, 1U. Poar». Itorsn- umuud JauUDiil UauleU and Donahue. Uq»- plni, K«rln«. WlSiTKIIN AHSUUIATION OAMB11. . I Quluuy, 10; Ht, ^cuwiili. 7, i, 7; Ulnunlii, 8. 1894 AUGUST, 1804 ^^

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