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n o t **,mt to bt any longer. She was very unhappy, b e i !i jj a widow. t h a t she had so much re- g r e t t e d 1'easlee --oh,no! Indeed, if the t r u t h were told, she had rather f e l t as if 'easlee were doicg the handsome lm:g by her when he caught the icaslcs. He was seventy-eight or ine before he did this, anil having scaped, the contagion d u r i n g his first hildhood, he had a p e r f e c t right to L in his second; but it w e n t hard w i t h im, and, after an interesting- illness f four days, during- which he "swore he very hair oft her head," as Mrs. 'caslec i n f o r m e d her neighbor, Mrs. Jrowu, he passed on. He was a man of property, and. of ·oursc, Airs. l j easlec wept bccomin^- V at his f u n e r a l , arcd ni:idc herself as ·loomj-as possible with crape folds oil bomba/.iac. She employed Paul Julius, the vil- arfe poet, to write sixteen verses bj* ·:ay of an obituary notice--verses vhich 3frs. J u l i u s who was not ro- n a n t i c , declared touching 1 enough to vring- tear's out of a. gridiron, yhc also had a sixty dollar tomb- tone set Tip to his memory, with a ·cry much bent over aogel, with jprcading- wings, reclining- against au irn which looked like a p a t e n t coftec iot; and underneath the annonncc- n e n t of Mr. Pcaslee's age was in- icribcd this sentence from tlic Span"li: "Mas rale tarde quo nuuca." She had asked one of her nephews -a wild young chap, just e n t e r i n g 113 senior year at college, for sonic :xpressivc sentence from some for- ;i(jn language to put on his Uncle Chen's tombstone, and thcyouu"* ras- al had imposed upon her this: "Ucl- cr ]atc than never!" assr.ring her it neant "There is rest in heaven!" When I'easlcu's w i l l was opened, 1'c widow was raging mad. All his iropcrty had been willed to a certain lonatKan ICbcnczei- l j calce, a rela- ivc of his, and th'j widow only had icr thirds. But slic charged t h e .ombslonc, angel and all, to the cs- of course, be di not u :j i, : : .,. a ;,,. t ,;p ectcd . a A nio.it!-or nvo after iho snui-e's cxoJus. .Joi m x a ^n: can-.e to town eu ? a-e ic die ve-y s t r i k i n - busl^. | o: piiti.ng u p li^t^-.j^ rclds _ Jm:r-J:at..;!y th c ,,'i'low WES s-.cjcd , w:ta a u-i.-iblc t l r e , j o t ,;,,;,,,,-,,,,,. j s hc i:ad ro:ls p u t on all her bai'.din-'s, | the Uati-house included. Mr. X u g e a t tooK a roo:n at her _ W h e n it t h u n d e r e d , sha flew icr protection, iu- protected her. W h e n it did not t h u n d e r she %vas afraid i t was goin^ ro aad so j ol j, lim "ousolation. lie consoled her. i i.ic- l c iv;-.s more iiylituit:^ than i usual t h a t s u m m e r , and Mr Nun-, ! had his hands f,,lL Altogether' was a d e l i g h t f u l time. Drervbody was happy. A u g u s t t h e r.th w a s se: f o r l h c wed- hou^c to ! il i u " JIK 1VKM 1 Ul p . talc, and recovered the. priti o[ it. After t h f i t , f i n d i n g -she ivas a dcsper- alc woman to have a r o u n d , J o n a t h a n Ebcnczer bought out her i n t e r e s t , »nd the widow set. 113 a house for herself. Directly crape began to give way lo lavender ribbons; and w h e n a widow begins to don lavender, the fact is si ?ni;ic;inU Mrs. Penslcc was s t i l l y o u n g -- s h e o»'«ed to M, but was r e a l l y about -10 --and a very good-looking woman, f suppo.su she had an undoubted r i g h t to ioolc around a f t e r a second bus- tand. Uary.iila liod^c was her first, llrsme, The c o u r t s h i p was made easy. Kvcry- liung v .- at ] o v c iy a utl the cour.ic of l nic l,i- e r a n Mn oo'.hly. Tim wed- ""iff-drGss. white siik, i v i l h pale Inv- ciidcr t r i m m i n g s , was ready, the day was sut, a u d the cards printed. But, 10 ui C (],(, language o f the n i n e t e e n t h c e n t u r y , lif,, i, ;i a sourctl on l i a r z i l l a , EI '1 a wctk before the w e d d i n g he ysMsixod. v.-ith cholera inorbus, and "i a few hours was no more. ·'rs. Pca^lce was again a widow. Sins put on tho old mourning---it l a s u y no m e a n s rusty--and wore it, '!"·=« months. At. tho end of that '"nc she got a little bilious, and olaclc \vas not becoming, so she w e n t bac k to the lavender. . Squire IjCg-ro began to visit her. 1 "C squire wa« n man of wealth, and · Irs. I'caslce considered liersslf very 'ortunatc w h e n he proposed. Again l TMc bridal-day wns appointed; b u t , ll as! fate was still unpropitious and *' c Ppcd in between ti,3 w i d o w and "Crfond hopes of felicity in the shaiw DI Annie Traccy, the squire's seuni- sLrcbs. 1V | 10 t h r c a t o n e d to sue the M l"'re for a breach of promise. This TM»_too much for that worthy gcntlc- n a n, and he packed up his movables "d escaped. His hat was found on l "e shore of Swift river, logotlier "Jill a nous directed to, Annie and t h e Widow. Buying u, ftt i, c preferred d e a t h «»disgrace, and announcing- his in- Icntionto "shnfflcoff."ctc. . '. . ' "is body was never found, -and i reif afterward he was seen in the nusb--f u i| 180 po uilds of f t _ i n C!| : ca . KO. along ivith ),; s ^f^ a n j a piir of NEWSPAPER! b u t , alas: on l h a t d a v of all ] others,, a p p e a r e d at the W i d o w Peasi Ice's f r o n t dour, i n q u i r i n g for Tim | J e n k i n s , a freckle-faced ivoman, wild ! Jive children. j Mrs. 1'caslee told her t h a t she hid i not the honor of Mr. Jenkin's acquaintance. And shc called Mr. ( Xug(;nt down tojprotccl her from the j woman's abuse. j At the Srst glimpse of him. the i w o m a n darted f o r w a r d s:;d seized him by the arm. "Oh, T i m o t h y l you heartless, on- f e e l - n g man, you'. To desert your affectionate w i f e and ail vour inter- e s t i n g faaiily of children'. And t h e n llicre was a f e a r f u l scene, d u r i n g which a good deal of hair changed hands and even-thing was badly mixed up. And it all Bended by Mrs. Jenkins marching- Jenkins off w i t h a younjf one on each of his shoulders, and the others hanging to the Icgi oE his pantaloons, begging for' cents to buy candy. Ag-ain the Widow Peaslee widow. At first she thought of f a l l i n g sick like the heroines in novels when great emergencies occur: h u t , on second thoughts, she changed her mind, and sought consolation in v a r i o u s little proverbs about "patient u.liters. Scraps of poetry also came to relieve her mind. She thought favorably of the wonderful production w h i c h begins. "If at lirst }-ou don't succeed, try, try an-ain----'' Then she remembered the spider: "Three llinei Ihc sp'dcr trtc-J his ivob to l!o (a,: n llicj bc-rn Three nines to crot-i ttic siiin h^'J tried before Columbian I « i l l no: I;!VD up to hpiUcrs. S n a l R . o r bul ilc-illi " tjuoth the w i d o w courageously, and she bathed her eyes, for she had been crying a l i t t l e , and prepared a plato of toast and jelly for old f e t o r I'ray, who was sick, and a bachelor. liut the widow Jones was bcfora her, supporting old 1'eter on her arm, a n d f e e d i n g h i m w i t h mutton broth. Mrs. Pcaslce was too late. She gave the toast to Jcllisou's do;,', and went home almost in despair. Eut Providence favored her. A railroad was laid o u t in h?r v i c i n i t y . It was constructed, and brought a. great many sti'anrjers t h a b way. Mrs. I'easlcc took boarders--only single men. James J u n i p e r was one of them. J u n i p e r was a rock-worker, and had charge of blasting operations on a ledge a l i t t l e dislancc off. The widow fascinated h i m , and in clue time they were engaged. The da}' before they were to be married, a bins t of powder w e n t off without any notice, and as poor Juniper happened at the lime to bu standing dirccily over it, he w e n t up. W h e n he made his ascent he had two legs and two arms; w h e n he descended, it was found that; one of each was missing. The widow received him at her house--what remained of him. lie l i f l c d h i s p o w l e r - b i a c k c n e d face al si flit of her, and said f a i n t l y : " H a n n a h , be you going to {. r :vc me up? Uccausc, if you be, ] v.ou'; have none of lliem doclor-- a-suiving off my buncs; b u t i f you'll slide, l e t ' c m s a w and be darned." lint the w i d o w was loyal, and .lamus was raised up lo l i f e a g a i n , t h o u g h one of his 103-3 ;i a wooden or.c. and ho bui O'jly one arm w i t h w h i c h to hujf Mm. J u n i p e r . S o y o u . s e L - t h a t pali^nce an.1 perseverance always brin^- f o r t h t h e i r fruit-., n n ' t w h e n you feel i n c l i n e d to despair, t h i n k of the W i d o w I'easlcc, and r e n e w you:- courage. Subs-lance- liable to explosion arc, as it were, say-; rrofc-so:- (,'. A, Mitchell, in a s'a'e v! ur.-tabk 'j.juili- b r i u i n . and o f t e n a s'^-Iil CUUMJ in fitillicicnt so lo r l i n t a r b Iha'. e c j u i i i - briuin thr.1 a. fre^h [ii'rangcui'.'nt of the particles- tul;c= i)!nce--i:i oth'jr words, an explosion. A s"i:i'-v.hat anaii.'^ous in.sUiicc of i n s t a b i l i t y , lit 1 addd. is scon in the case of wator moled s,lowly bijlov.- its freezing prjin:. w i t h o u t solidifying, as occasionally happens in bedroom pilchern. M ' h . - n In* pilchor is lifted tlm movuinent, destroys tho e n i i i l i b r i u m . and the water suddenly becomes ic^. It is contrary to I?.'-" 'or a private individual to buy ^old from the mines of 'IVunsvanl. The e n t i r e products of the mines imi.it ba sold to tho Dutch government at rates fixed by statuto and any person found with uncoined gold in his possession is liable to severe punishment. This somewhat singular law is bcins- enforced rigidly, and quite a number of well-to-do people have been sent to prison for violating its A ,-llKlic lleUy. --Is Mrs. Binka at home? -- Xo'na. ··Call yoir tcl! me when the will be " A* soon 1 as she' gels '.he parlor duatcd, mum, an' she's almost finU'aid pow."--Tit-Bits. FOU ^VOUAX AXDKOME INTERESTING GOSSIP FOR THE F A M i L Y C I R C L E . . Costumes -- ror;» \ V l . l n u -- A Tea OOITH? 1 ' or "What ? -- I h e I'zijaUJU-- Ikllcllt-n -.^vTs f f O M A X HAS MADE i r~^]i'^~-- |y // another invasion i:i- ^^-·**\ ')( '/' l '- the province of \'i ; 'fyrXPSyji dress iicreioiorc es- 1 i-sfit' iy t' clusively inuiiopul- i ''.·.'.'(,,, /ft '·"·''' ky man. and her , l "',r ''/' n great desire to avail M"'' " / / ' J l herself of every op- j liijfjijli p o r t u n i t y to appro- fit'Sii' prime each and ^^"^iS. eiery article of his ! wardrobe lo her use is shown again in a f e m i n i n e u d u p t a - 'io:i of the useful pa jama. To be sure, t h i s ncgligo cos.su me appears ill a new guise, transformed i n t o a thing, of beauty, to gratify her more [esthetic taste, by the use of luce, yards of satin libbou. and a blouse w u i s t o f the latest Parisian proportions, but it is a p a j a i n a still, w i t h all the elements of comfort possessed by its more severe '·Tell me, honestly." said the novc reader 10 the novel w r i t e r , "did yon ; ever see a woman who stood anc tapped the floor miDaticnllv with hei toe for several moments, as yon d ;scribe? 1 ' "Yes,"' v.-as tho t h o u g - h t f u reply; "I did onec." "Who wasshc'."' "She wts a clog dancer." -- Washington Star. Mrs. Kachci Foster .\vcrv is a- practical dress reformer, l-'or her throe l i t t l e jjirls she invented garments called "trouserloous." amldurinc 1 their early youth kept them a t t i r e d in them. "I dress them in trouscrloons," shu said, "because it is so much safer. They play about the floor a jjreat deal at home, and among- the draughts t h a t prevail in country houses they would catch cold all the time were it not for the trouscrloons. It's ihe most splendid way e v e r i n v e n t e d lo dress children. I suppose I shall have to trive it up, though, when they cuter school uud mix w i t h other childreo who arc dressed dilT.Ti-nlly.'' Cli l.lCf FriL'd w i t h Crnniu. Chop a q u a r t of cold boiled cabbage, fry i t l i v o r . i i n u t c s w i t h suflicicnt butter or drippings to prevent b u r n i n g . Season it lightly w i t h pepper or salt ' H 1 S fl ^\ m* Iwvir /jwv^^T \ jty r VN i frJ ' ' \Y \ \ 1 · : ! : - : i · ; - ".t J 1 I '· - SOMK STYLISH E V E N I N G CO\VXS. and uiifttLraclivu prototype, IL in:iy be made of sillc or n nun* material rif Mile and wool, i v l i i l c slriptil \vilh pale blue, und tied in n L (In: Vi':iisL u n i t i e s , wri.sls and nccl: u JU lj lie satin r i b bon, Lace f r i l l s % i v e i L a f L rn i 1 1 i n e toucli of d i L i n L i n u - j S . and altogether it has m u c h lo rrcMinmeiicl it for rcsil e J- v i cc , c i 1 1 L' '- 1 '·! 1 1 - in L a 1 1 i o jj 1 01 1 ^ journeys. TlilH /or :i AVliloir. Kvtry woman in I lie opera house longed lo be u v.-ido\v in the "cwcrg- '3p. ^M /^v^^ t ..$[ ^ ' teliX · 'A'Wf -'' , ! w'l -ti WMK'-,.' ;:; 3 Mri fyiii^tei - · j;|/j VA),I i Vi' ' i'5f - '···? xr j^j «y;7j -;, ,·: ~ "'/ \/pf B L A C K f - . \ T I N AMI '·'· JHTK f.OJ[l;Kr SIJ.K. in jj" period -when she saw thai opera clouk. There wa a yolcc of black satin h e a v i l y embroidered in pearls- · find finished w i t h a collar of ostrich feathers. Oalrich feathers also t r i m m e d the bottom of the yolic. I-'rom this yoke a Ion),', f u l l cloak of white corded silk f e l l to the ground. Two deep shoulder flounces of ihc white finished the cloak, one rcochin/J the waist line, the oilier half as lonj;. Holh of these were o u t l i n e d by a narrow band of jet embroidery. The cloak itself and the shoulder mflles were lined with pale lavender, -- New York World. Almond Macaroons. Pound f o u r ounces of blanched almonds fine in a morlar. with one tablespoonful of rc»se water. Jicat the whites of four Cj£g-.s to a stiff froth and pound of powdered sugar and the pounded almonds. Drop them by the teaspoon f u l upon buttered pans or on while paper, dust th'jm lightly witii powdered sugar and bake them slowly for about twenty minutes in a^ralhcr :ool oven. ". Almonds are blanched by, Jelling them lie in boiling water for a few momenta until the skins rub ofl easily with a cloth. . and s-lh 1 i n t o it, a half a c u p f u l of crram or of m i l k , w i l l i :i lc:i.sjiooiiful of H o u r mixed » ilh i t , then let the cubbac;'! "iok live m i n u t e s longer ami hervu hot. There are l'.% ( A m e i can duchesses i n the ilrius i peerage, ber rrraee (if M a n c h e s t e r and her ((race of Marlborough, JJoth a -c widows, both an; younj; eriou^' i lo marry u^'uin, and both are of a t t r a c t i v e per u ofi. Now comes llx; n mor t h a i one of l l i e m is to v.cd a youii^' New Vorkcr, ricli, l i n n t l - S(»iiie, and of (;oo(J p i i s i t i o u , J ha\'e no idea how nine i t r u t h there is in the slalcmcnl, b u t I do k n o w who are meant by t h i s mysterious description. Who is the inn, o you think',' 1 w i l l not lell you now, n u r if 1 did would you bu able from thai, lo (,'iicss w h i c h of the duehes.se/; it is, l l u l I w i l l isay t h a t I am not salisficd t h a t the event i l i k e l y to C I I E I I O oil soon. On the contrary. l a i r V( rv skeptica 1 about the whole '_ni:£. I-Jithor u f Ihesi: ladies w o u l d be w e l c o m e .-i^-ain umuii;; us, and as it is ID b.: expected that a New Voi lc hiisbnm u-ould p e r s u a d e his b i i d c . even thoiii^h a duchess, to J i v e here. 1 trust i h · talc may come true. -.New Yor c M a i l and lOxpre.ss. A 1:i l;owji -- (ir ^ V l i , i i 7 The luoili.sle. l.cii)^ :i pc.-r.son of expansive ideas, called it a tea nown. To ' .·..(· ry one e sc il appeared to bu a p a r t i c u l a r y iuae;ii jficcnl froek for a hostess to w e a r ,-it any p a r t i c u l a r l y i n a ^ n i l k ' c n t funclion cxeepl, jiurliap.s, a ball, f t was made of old rose erepo i/^^Sp § il 4% \\ 01,D T.OSK CUKCF. AKt) T.ACT5. and-Tery heavy trcam Incc. ' A'deep round yoke of the lace formed Ihe !op of the bodice. From it. ir». the bucl:; tho r crepe fell- aivay in'. a -Vfattcan train -- ont of those triple TOitlrnii trairps wills rcinforccmcnU.-- Ncvr York M'orld. , i!!OWA NEWS ITEMS. i . 1 A NKWI.Y b o r n inf;uit was found in " j Charles Cily wrapped up in a cloth 1 w i t h papers. No clue as yet to the i parents. ; T I I K recently discharged lies Moines ; police ollicers have filed w i t l i i h e city council a number of serious eluir*(cs against the mayor. An im estimation « ill pruueed. A UI.ASKKT inort"!ipc of S-5.oni) has been placed on Clinton's onlv 1'rot- ^ . ^ t i i u t eily of the dead. Sprin^-daie , coineuTV- l\v ihe corpor.itioii o w n i n g j the unsold lots, i Fr.AXK H A Y K S . of Wi-.st Liberty, was knocked down und robbed at lirinnell. · his head bein;r le.idly cut. Two mcu, j supposed lo be tramps followed him ivliib; he strolled about -.vaitii'g- f o r a t r a i n , Ij. C. C o n x K r . i f s . of Creston, was severely i n j u r e d in a coal uiino near Carbon, in A d a m s county, by coal fnll- , ing on him. It look three men to ext r i c a t e h i m from the coal thus, hud fallen on h i m , j T I I K dead body of A, Kilter, a bachelor who lived o n c h a r i l v . was f o u n d ileud in his house a few miles i-avi of Charles City. lie had probably been 1 dead from frec/.in^ und starvation ' n e a r l y one week. Ti.'K l o w u Master P l u m b e r s ' associa- j lion, in session at i : u r l i t i ( ( l o u . elected ) ollicers as follows: I'residenl. Henry Kwinccv. I'liirliiijrlun: vice prosideiit, ] Kobcrt C l a y t o n . I J a v u n p o r l : sceretary, , . l i i h n i;, A l l e n . De.s Moines; treasury. J.'. -I. U u r r y , M u s c u l i i H 1 . A I ' K A I . has been closed whereby t h e business cf t h e M e r c h a n t s ' aud M a n u - f a c t u r e r s I n s u r a n c e Com p u n y of C l i n ton has been t r a n s f e r r e d to the State, uf DCS Moines. the former i p i i t l i n c r the Held. The hot compoti tiim a n d h e a v y loss rate of the past year caused l l i e Cllr.luu cuuccl-n t o l u k e t h i s . step. They u e f f u i i b l l . i n e s s a b i i l l t l i v e years ;i(jo, O\'i:r. tivo h u u d r c d eases are on the docket for lhc t e r m of court i v i l i r h has j u s t convened in Webster C i t y . Thi.s is H a m i l t o n county. A t this session o r the grand j m y the, irixibk 1 between S l i e r i l t I'orliin a n d cj,\- D e p u t y Shei-ilT Ma.Min w i l l be imniirht up and sens.i. tional (liselosnres are l i k e l y to fnllci'.v MILS. .Ions- 1'.. U r i 1 of M v c r s v i l l e , re- r e n t ly a d m i t t e d to the [iructice of l a w , iimdi! her Iii'M, a p p f a i - u n e c in . l u d ^ e O'DuiiucH's c o u r t at l ) i i b u i ( u e a fev days iiffo a n d ix-i-rlved c o i i H T a l u l a t i o n s f r i i m the bench and bar, as beariiiL' Ihe h c M H i r « i f lii-iii-; t h e first h m y c r uf h e r hex ever i v p p e a r i n ^ in a I h i l n i ' i i i f e o u r t . .1. K. K'Nois was r o u n d dead in his f a r m residence near N e w V i r g i n i a re- cen'ily. Mr. K i n d s was the oldest sou of K. W, Knots, an old resident of C l a r k e a n d Warren e i n i n l y . n o w l i v i n g at N e o s h a , .Mo Deceased w a s b n a i d in(; with a t e n a n t on his f a r m , and the f a m i l y ivciil i(j l i i d i a n o h i . l e a v i n g h i m alone. A iH'ii_'hb.,r c a l l e d at t l i u bouse i n llio a f l c r i i n i i t i a m i f o u n d h i m dead. lyinif on the Hoor, with evidence t h a i 'je had been ih.'ad several hoiii'N, TOM K.\WI.I:I'., l i v i i i f f ne.ir l i i f T o r d s u s t a i n e d :i serious i n j u r y w h i l e ux- i r u c l i u i r :i s h e l l f r o m a .shotgun. The h a n d i i L i i i f ; lorn away, ^ [Kisiii;,' and lacerating tin! arlei'ies a u d veins, from v,-!ijc!s then: wa:; a ' da uireroiis lu-uior- rliu^'e. A piece of si pel wns im'iechlcd in tho f o r e a r m , and t h e r e was a deep gash across the muscles below Die s h o u l d e r . His fucc was l i l l e d willi powder, though his eyes e.sc.ipcd i n - I ' I I O M a n i n t e r e c j i t e d letler f r o m J o h n l.usha, :i c r i i i n i c r f e i l c i - i n j u l ! at. K'co- I c l l k . lo his w i f e , in O l l n m w u . a plot to k i l l D e p u t y U n i t e d Stall's Marshal O. I). W r a y , (f the l a t t e r place, u a s ilis- cjovcreil and Ihv/artcd. l.usha had l u r n e d state's e v i i l e n c c on lhc re^t of the (,'aug. and c l a i m s t h a i he v,as promised t h a t he w o u l d he released if be d i d . w h i c h promise was not. complied w i l l i . U'ray v. as, as'.aulled u n d n e a r l y k i l l e d b y i i K j o i i s l i i n c r - . a t A l b i a rcccnlly. Mi.VAiin WniTi'in.ii. u negrfi ;ig';i] HO yeai-s, ·.-. as ;i b;i('be]'ir und l i v e d scvvrri) miles cjul of D a v e n p o r t . Seeing no sign 1 , "f l i f e at his phicc since Hie recent storm, ni-igliboro enlered his i - u b i r i a n d r«uiml h i m d.viiiff. v / i t l i three (Miijity p i u l w h i s k y bottles on Ibc bed by his si'lc. II was- impossible to arouse; h i m , lints had g n a w e d h i s feel pfii lly a w a y , and he lost much bluncl f r c / i r i this, l i e bad been a h a r d d r i n k e r for years, but had never been able lit jje.1 e n o u g h before, IT now looks as Ihcingh. John f / c o u a i - i l , who was sent lo Hie p e n i t e n t i a r y for p a r s i n g countei-rcit money, m i g h t be l i b e r a t e d , and steps lo lhal end have jusi been taken. 1'rank I,ord, who was r ,ri--pe':ted of n e i n g i i h p l i f a l r d jil lhc l i m e of Leonard's conviction, b u l who escaped, lias made a confession ( h a t is claimed will exonerate Leonard. Later. I/ord WJIK convicted and sentenced to a term in the slate prison, and nviv mi the cvc of Im imprison- incnl he innlicK a confession t h a i will l i k e l v liberalc fjeonard. 1 .1. CdTTlSKM., wbolivcd near Durango, Duuii'iuc county, was k i l l e d by hi.s horM 1 r u n n i n g away. H i s wife was badly i n j u r e d , but may recover. TIIF. trial of one of the^.v ^niiiily of- fleials (.1 VVapcllt) county forcmijer./.lc-.. m'fnt will not occur at this term of court. R lialim. ex-supervi.sor. .has disappeared and his bondsmen have'. been compelled to forfcil their monej'. llq was absent at the f'-rmcr t e r m , of court but his attorney declared 'that lie wa.s in Missouri uud that the bondsmen would produce him at the sub.se. quenl term. Tso one .see mo to know anything of. his whereabout*. VI-.KD .\M FI:.VK T.i-\ EI.I., ofSahula, have been arrested on the charge of bi-enkinff oiien ii'oi^ht car.* and stealing gouds therefrom. They have been bound over in 51, 000 bonds each. The two boys are brothers r.ud belong to one of the lirst families of the town. T I I K following- ollicers of the state council of A m e r i c a n Mechanics were elected at the recent session at DPS Moinc*; «lunior ex-stale coun^c-llor, W. 1!. Stcoro. Dei Moines: S. C.. L. I,. Mosiei-. I n d i a n o l n : S. V. C., K, M. J. Colcmnn. PCS Moinos; S. O. S.. \V. 11. Stowell, DCS Moines; S. C. T.. A. L. Smith. PCS Moines; S, C. I., T. U. Hammer. Indinnnln; S. C. K., Vrod Iv. lieener. DCS Moines; S. C. 1'., .1. D. Schlottcrbuck, Kuo\ville: ' national council representative for three years. Frank W. Uortson, DCS Moines; national coun.j'l eounuitl'je.nan on semi-centen- n i a l j u b i l e e , cx-Stnlc Counsellor John U. Campbell, Dos Moines. T I M O T H Y NOI.AN wns instantly killed by a "Q" t r a i n just south of the Osceola railroad depot at l)es Moines a few days ago, lie was working for a man named Wilson and was shoveling- coal from a Xarrou- lounge ear i n t o a "Q" far, the stub switch Irueks of the two roads runiiiiij,' parallel for t h a t purpose. -Nolan, a f t e r helping to lill o car. climbed on to it as it started cast, it being piilled by a, switch engine of w h i c h a m a n mimed Jackson was engineer. A lelegraph pole stands just I'asl of Lbe car from wbieh the u n f o r - t u n a t e man climbed into the moving ear. l i e was u n a b l e to gel into a safe position on the moving t r a i n before it passed the pole and ln was .struck f u l l in the fnce. being thrown under Ihu wheels, lii-i skull was c r u s h e d . SAJI liur.xs. an engineer in Ihe liur- linglon yards at I'licilic .Tniiction, was run over and killed w h i l e a t t e m p t i n g lo r e p a i r tue bral;e rod of his engine. Hums' ciifini! wns us-cd in si-itching and .starling the llyer and us soon as it * \ n s iineou]?led he reversed the lever a n d p u t on the a i r b r a k e s , liefore lhc locomotive b«l come lo a standstill I l i i r n s a l i g h t e d and proceeded tore- crawled beneath the lender and hud reached Ihe l a n k u n d e r It, when the e n g i n e suddenly slurled and before he could escape w n s e a u c r h l h y Ihe bottom of the lender. The poor fellow w a s i ragged und c r u s h e d iu n f e a r f u l m a n - ner. Ihe scalp being lorn ojt Ihe back of his head and h a n g i n g over his face. A d e e p gash was made on Ihe right check and his L h i - o a t win cut. The ower l i m b s were burst open in places and his b o w e l s protruded. When picked u) l i f e wa.s entirely c.xlmct, M e leaves a widow -.uid u. sou 17 years of age. H u m s was f o r m e r l y an ciijji- W. K". D O A H I I M A . V , state dairy commissioner, w e n t lo Sioux City rceeritiv lo investigate another supposed case of olcniir.irguriuc. s e l l i n g , and it is i i i l e possible, the d'jvslopmuiit.s 1 may be :is s t a r t l i n g us t h e y were in the Delaware cminly case b r o u g h t to the a t t e n - tion c i r t h e p u b l i u a month ago. Samples were sent to Mr. l l o u r d m a n from Sioux Cily of an iirtich: called g e n u i n e coun- Iry creamery b u t l e r which was being sold in the east for 3.") cents a pound. hi! a poor grade of b u t t e r i i i e worth in ri-.niu- about B cents. The uominis- si.jncr has gone lo investigate. U is said thai lhc fellow, Uycrs, in Delaware c o u n t y . who was caught doing tin- same thing, has been put to a cost of 5!I,(JOO already and thai the goi-c;riimciil has t a k e n the m a t t e r up and t h a t he is not through yd, It, is said by g o v c r m n c M i t odicials lo be one of Ihe. biggesl cases of l h a t nature in a great many years and t h a t t h e sharp ei-camery man who wanted to gel rich I'm (|iii«k w i l l l i n d in il a very cotlly pic.cc of work in Ihe cud. T i l l , l i t i g a t i o n over f r a u d u l e n t war- r a n t s , o v e r c h a r g e s ami forged b i l l s ag.-iinsl i h e county uf Wooclbury, is i r a c l i c a l l y at an end. The citi/.ens committee w h i c h i n s t i t u t e d the inves- i ^ a t i o i i a n d lias c o n d u c t e d the v a r i o u s case-., has co-nc lo an agreement w i t h Hi' 1 :ic'jii',C(l persons and Ihe board of supervisors w }|, : ,i : ,il ihc cases will bo dismissed. A good m a n y thousand dollars- worth of w a r r a n t s had been tied up by i n j u n c t i o n because of alleged iiTi.guhirilic,',. but the i n j u n c t i o n case w i l l be dropped and the county w i l l borrow money on bonds Ui pay the w a r r a n t s , N e a r l y all of Ibcse war- r a n t s were held by MM; F.'irmijr.i Loan and Trust Company, and the agree- m c n t is t h a t the coiiuly i v i l l ' h l i a r c its w a r r a n t s lo lhc e x t e n t of 810,000 and );iy the balance The county also agrees to' prosecute' c r i m i n a l l y those w h o e o m m i l l c d lhc frauds, bul no step has yet been taken in that direction.' The ex-trcasurcr who wa.s indicted for d e f a l c a t i o n has made a. setllcment w i l h the county, which leaves the county several thousand dollars better off. The cili/.cns' cominillce claims to ia.vc accomplished all L h a t it started o do, and t h a i was to prove tiial the county was being s w i n d l e d , so t h a t in the near f u t u r e u i u c i i money m i g h t be saved. TIIK co-opcralivc creamery al Seneca, n i n e miles west of llr.ncrofl, was burned to lhc ground at an early hour i n ' lhc morning, e n t a i l i n g a loss of ?,"i.OOO, wiii'.'h inclucitil ?l,i;':.'i| n o r i l i i f h . i i t ' n r The institution was one of tl»g best paying p l a n t s in lhat .scclion. their receipts for butler sold last vcar n m o t i n t i n g to S.ltiJCO.i'pT, paying an nvenifrc price r of 77 [^ cents for ^llk. · The 'to'taT' insuro ; nc'c 'on. bqild'fng and contents w'aYSlS.lb ' i n the' IJubuqui; t'irc and Marine. H will be r c b u i l l ta soon as possible.

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