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THE REPUBLICAN. A ttAt,£OOK, ALGONA, IOWA The News of the Week. BY TELEGRAPH AND MAIL. CONGRESSIONAL. THE report of the committee on the depend- et pension bill was agreed to In the Senate on the 23d by a vote ot 84 to 18. The agricultural college aid bill -was passed and the bill providing for sundry lighthouses and other aids to navigation on the great lakes was favorably reported.... The House did little business. The conferrees on the general pension appropriation bill failed to agree, the House insisting upon its disagreement to the Senate amendments, and then adjourned. IN the Senate the conference report on the naval appropriation bill was agreed to on the 84th, and the post-office diplomatic and pensions appropriation bills were passed. A bill was introduced to Incorporate nt Washington the Woman's National Industrial University and School of Arts.... In the House the report of the coinage committee was presented. It simply recommended that the House non-concur in each and all of the Senate amendments to the silver bill and request a conference on the same. THE bill to admit Wyoming to Statehood was reported in the Senate on the 25th, and a bill was passed authorizing the erection of a hotel for colored people upon the Government reservation at Fortress Monroe In the Ho\ise a motion to concur in the Senate substitute to the House bill (providing for free coinage) was defeated by a vote of 152 to 135; and the House then, by a rising vote of 140 to 85, non-concurred In all the remaining amendments. NEAIU..Y the entire session of the Senate on the 26th was devoted to discussing the bill to admit Wyoming into the Union and an amendment to include Idaho, Arizona and New Mexi- so.. .In the House, after passing a bill grunt- tag fifteen days' leave to clerks in the ttrst and aecond-class post-offices, the debate on the National election bill was commenced. DOMESTIC, AT the leading clearing-houses in the United States the exchanges during the week ended on the 21st aggregated 81,145*613,313, against §1,343,917,040 the previous week. As compared with the corresponding week of 1889 the increase amounted to 1.3. PORTIONS of Omaha, Neb., wore deluged hy a rain-storm on the 33d and much property was destroyed. DELEGATIONS of prominent colored ^en of the United States assembled in Chicago on the 23d to form a National Cfivil Rights League, whose ohject will be to elevate and protoctHhe interests of the colored people. -N^ THE city solicitor of Bangor,' Me., on the 23d gave an opinion that parties destroying or seizing liquor in "original packages" wore liable for damages. A FIRE was discovered on the 23d in the Pennsylvania colliery at Mount Carmel, Pa. This mine is the largest in that region. CIIARLKS H. MoKiBUEN, late purchasing agent of the Union Pacific road, was charged at Omaha on the 23d with having 1 stolen $60,000 from the company. FOUB persons in St. Joseph, Mo., were bitten by a mad dog on the 23d. They would try the efficacy of a mad- stone. A BAND of White Caps on the 3Sd swooped down on a gang of gamblers in the woods near Mary's Landing, N. J., and beat them most unmercifully. RICHABD GLASGOW, of Jeffersonville, Ind., 28 years old, died at Brunswick, Ga., on the 33d of yellow fever. CKABLES DIEBOLD killed himself at Pittsburgh, Pa., on the 23d and fatally wounded his wife. Domestic trouble caused the deed. THOMAS KKLLAB, warden of the State Penitentiary at Little Rock, Ark., whipped James Fitzgerald, a convict, to death on the 34th. JOHN L. 'SULLIVAN, the pugilist, was indicted on the 33d at Purvis, Miss., for prize-fighting. BY the upsetting of a boat on tho 23d at Hampton, Va., J. W. Delaplane and bis son and nephew were drowned. THE visible supply of wheat and corn in tho United States on the 23d was, respectively, 21,088,719 and 15,631,330 bushels. THE tug-boat Alice E. Crue while lying at her dock at Brooklyn, N. Y., on tho 23d was blown to pieces by an explosion and five men on board of her perished. TUB total collections of internal revenue for the first eleven tuonths o: the fiscal year ending June 30, 1890. were $130,623,004, being $10,594,034 greater than for the corresponding period of the last fiscal year. TUB entire business portion of Cer rillos, N. M., was destroyed by fire on the 34th. PAUKEH HABBIS, Ed Carr and Bardie Bellard, all colored, and Frank Brenish (white) were hanged at Memphis, Tenn. on the 24th, the negroes for murdering their wives and the white man for kill ing a street-car driver named Pinkston THE Bank of Hartford at Hartford Wis., failed on the 24th, owing to the suspension of tho Park National Bank of Chicago. NINE persons in Chicago wore pros trated by the heat on the 34th, three fatally. THE New York Court of Appeals de cided on the 24th that the warden o Auburn prison should execute the sen tence of death by electricity passe upon tbe murderer Kemmler. i TWO-THIUDS of the business portion o the town of Blue Hill, Neb., was de Btroyed by fire on the 34th. TUB sixth International Sunday school convention convened at Pitts burgh, Pa., on the 24th, with 1,200 del egates in attendance from all parts o North America, representing 113,89 Sunday-schools, with 1,178,301 teacher and 9,149,997 scholars. THE National Editorial Association opened its three days' convention a Boston on the 24th. THE New York Court of Appeals on the 24th rendered a decision afflrmin_ the judgment of the lower courts dissolving the sugar trust THE three children of John Kujawa living at Medford, Minn., weredrownec in Stevigbt river on the 34th. TUB conductors, switchmen and brake men of the Illinois Central railroad north of the Ohio river, struck on th 2*th against the continuance in office o Superintendent Russell and ali busines was at a eland-still WATSON (colored) WAS taken torn jail at Brandenburg, Ky., on the 24th by a mob and hanged for criminally assaulting a little white girl. AT Purvis, Miss., on the 24th John L. Sullivan pleaded guilty to an Indictment charging him with prize-fighting and \vas fined $500. IN Northern Iowa a heavy rain-storm on the 24th did great damage, sixteen railway bridges near McGregor being washed away, and in the vicinity of 3ubuque twenty-five bridges were swept away and in some localities armors fled to the hills In fear of be- ng drowned. THE Supreme Lodge American Order United Workmen in session at Boston on the 34th elected William W. Wilson, of Detroit, Mich., supreme master workman. THB Louisiana House on the 25th passed by a vote of 66 to 29 a bill submitting to popular vote a constitutional amendment extending the charter of ihe Louisiana State Lottery Company 'or twenty-five years in return for $1,000,000. J. W. ADY, United States District Attorney for Kansas, declared on the 25th that the State prohibitory law was absolutely null and void, made so by the recent Supreme Court decision. A SUDDEN rise in Root river on the 25th between La Crosse, Wis., and Houston, Minn., did great damage to ,he Milwaukee railway, and farms were overflowed and hundreds of head of stock were drowned. BY a boiler explosion on the 25th on he farm of W. Craig, near Colchester, Dnt., George Craig and Thomas and Frank Quick were killed. A GKEAT portion of the Sangre de Dristo range in Colorado and New Mex- .00 was in flames on the 25th, and near Boulder over 2,000 acres of timber had seen destroyed. Miss ANNIE TTJBNER, a beautiful young lady of Groverton, Tex., committed suicide by shooting on the 25th, Her father took the pistol from the hand of his dying daughter and with it tilled a Prof. Davis, who was in the room. The motives for the double .ragedy wore not known. IN Chicago on the 25th thirty-one persons were prostrated by the heat and four died. BY the explosion of a boiler in Frank Gardner's stave mill at North Star, Mich., on the 35th three men were instantly killed and four more fatally injured. WHILE rowing in the river near Waterloo, Neb., on the 25th Charles Fairfax and Ida Bruce were drowned. THE Mississippi river overflowed its banks on the 25th at several points near Burlington, la., covering the growing crops of a number of farmers. AT St. Loais on the 26th nine deaths from the heat and sixteen prostrations were reported. WILLIAM BROOKES was hanged on the 26th at Pine. City. Minn., for the murder of Mr.'and Mrs. Coombs in November last. AT Jackson, Miss., on tho 26th ex- State Treasurer Hemingway was found guilty of embezzlem ent and sentenced to five years' imprisonment THE National World's Fair Commission met in Chicago on the 20th. Temporary officers were chosen, and in the evening a banquet was given the commission at the Palmer House. THE Pottawattomie Indians in Kansas received their land in severalty and 8100,000 in money on the 26th. AT Morris, 111., Charles Decker, a wealthy farmer, and his aged mother, were fatally beaten by burglars on tbe night of the 26th. HABRY BOUGHTON, of Catlin, 111., on the 36th received notice that he had fallen heir to S300,000 worth of property in New York City. GIIAIN merchants at Louisville stated on the 20th that the oats crop of Kentucky was a total failure. IN a drunken fury at Kansas City on the 2(5th L. R. Meyers fatally wounded his uncle, B. Van Horn, and the latter's daughter. THE eighth annual convention of the Travelers' Protective Association in session on the 26th at Denver elected T. S. McGreat, of St. Louis, as president. AT Standing Rock, N. D., Rain-in-the- Face, the noted Sioux chief, ranking next to Sitting Bull in renown, was fatally stabbed by his wife on the 26th. Jealousy was the cause. AT Indianapolis on tho 36th a pistol in the pocket of a street-car driver was accidentally discharged, killing Thomas Liddy, a passenger. AT Joliet, 111., three Italian quarrymen named John Staneher, Joseph Stancher and Michael Milausky were drowned on the 20th while bathing. PERSONAL AND POLITICAU MAJOR ISAAC T. DOUGHTY, the oldes. marine officer in the United States, diec at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., on the 21st. Andrew Jackson appointed him Major of Marines and he served forty years. HENBY B, WOOLLS, the oldest news paper man in Southern Indiana, died ft Seymour on the 31st, aged 80 years. .JUDGE JAMES LAUBKNSON, who hac been in the United States postal service for seventy-one years, died at Baltimore on the 33d, aged 88 years. He swore every Postmaster-General, since the time of President Jackson, into office. PATIUCK BAKUY, a noted writer on tree raising and fruit growing, died on the 23d at Rochester, N. Y., aged 7 years. TUB Republicans of the Ninth Illi nois district on the 23d renominated Lewis E. Payson for Congress. GEORGE W. MCCREAKY. formerly leading member of the Iowa bar, who served as Secretary of War for two years in the Hayes Cabinet, died at St. Joseph, Mo., on the 33d, aged 55 years IN the Thirteenth Illinois distric. Captain Jesse Hanoa was nominated for Congress on the 24th by the Republic ans; Harrison Kelly (Rep.) was renom< inated in the Fourth Kansas district and W. J. Dean (Pro.) was nominatec io tbe Fourth district of Minnesota. THE Minnesota Prohibitionists me at St Paul on the 25th and nominatec J. P. Pinkham, of Minneapolis, for Governor; J. 0. Barret't fpr Lieutenant-Gov amor, S. H. Hillidow for Secretary ot UBl n f A XT "Q H*..~v n J. f C*i.~.L~ rwv - • at N. E. Frost for State Treasurer pie Kron for State Auditor, for Attorney General «- .. ~. vv in otfttcl convention at Springfield on the 84th and nominated Frana Ambetf, of Chicago, or State Treasurer, and denominated ticbard Edwards t6i Superintendent of *"ubllo Instruction. \ IOWA Republicans met in convention Sioux City on the 26th and norni- a State ticket with William Me- i id for Secretary of State. The platform Indorses President Harrison's Administration, favors just pension taws, denounces trusts, declares against compromise with saloons, and demands protection for American industries. THE Maine Prohibitionists in convention at Portland on the 25th nominated Aaron Clark, of Buxton, for Governor. THE Republicans of the Fourteenth district of Illinois on the 25th renomi- nated J. H. Rowell for Congress. Democrats of the Fourteenth Ohio district nominated Michael D. Harter. THE Pennsylvania Republican State convention met at Harrlsburg on tho and nominated George W. Delamater, of Crawford, for Governor; Lotia Waters, of Lacka wanna, for Lieutenant-Governor, and Thomas J. Stewart, of Montgomery, for Secretary of State. THE death of ex-Congressman John VI. Crebs occurred at Carmi, 111., on the 25th after a short illness. CONGRESSIONAL nominations were made as follows on the 26tb: Arkansas, First district, W. H. Gate (Dem.); Third, T. C. McRae (Dem.) renomi- nated. Ohio, Ninth district, Joseph EL Duthwaite (Dem.) renominated; Seventeenth, Joseph E. Taylor (Rep.) re- nominated. Indiana, Eighth district, Oliver M. Curry, nominated by farmers and workingmen. LUCIEN W. SPEBBY, one of the most prominent citizens of New Haven, Conn., shot and killed himself on the 26th. He was 70 years old. Financial iroubles caused the deed. JUDGE SAMUEL B. GREEN, one of the most noted criminal lawyers i.: the West, died at his residence in St. Joseph, Mo., on the 26th. FOREIGN. REPORTS of the 22d from the cholera- infected districts of Spain stated that the disease was subsiding. PRESIDENT MENENDEZ, of San Salvador, died suddenly on the 23d, causing a panic at the capital, during which General Marcow and several other officers were killed. THE city of Fort de France, the capital of the island of Martinique in the French West Indies, was destroyed by fire on the 23d, and 5,000 persons were homeless. THE Atlantic express on the Grand Trunk road was derailed at Capetown, Ont., on the 33d, and E. J. McDonald, of Chicago, was killed, and seven other pel-sons were badly injured. A NEW Government was formed in San Salvador on the 24th with General Carlos Ezeta as President. AN English syndicate on the 35th bought 1,500,000 acres of mineral and agricultural land in Mexico. THE total number of cases of cholera in Valencia, in Spain, up to the 25th was 196, of which 113 proved fatal. BY the collapse of a foot-bridge leading from a steamer to the landing at Brest, France, hundreds of persons were thrown into the sea ort the 25th. Seven bodies had been recovered and many others were missing. THE death of Archibald Woodbury McClellan. Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia, occurred at Halifax on the 26th. SEVENTY houses at Oldenberg, Germany, were destroyed by fire on the 26th. A. FERGUSON, a lumber operator at Sussex, N. B., fled to the United States on the 26th. He embezzled $50,000 — LATEST NEWS. IN the United States Senate on the 28th ult tie conference report on the post-oilice appropriation bill was agreed to and the agricultural appropriation bill was reported, also the bill granting a pension of §1,200 a yeai 1 to the widow of Major-Genoral George Cook. A large number of bills of minor importance wore passed. In tho House the time was occupied in discussing tho Federal elections bill. TIIRKK shocks of earthquake were felt at Sant:i Rosa, Cal., on the 39th ult. No damage.'resulted. MARSHALL GRAYSON, of Brackett, Tex., in a fit of jealousy on the 28th ult. shot his wife through the heart, killing her instantly, and then blew his own brains out. A TRAIN on the Missouri Pacific road was wrecked on the 38th ult near Nevada, Mo., and two persons were killed and twenty-seven others injured. A CYCLONE on the 28th ult. in Michigan wrecked many houses in Portland, Orange, Roading and Detroit. One man was killed, many persons were injured, crops were ruined and much stock killed. A DISPATCH of the 28th ult. from Mas- sowah says that the allies of the Italians had defeated at Kerin a force of 1,000 dervishes, killing 150 of them. IN the lake at Jackson Park, Chicago, Michael Shehan and his wife were drowned on the 29th ult. by tbe upsetting of a boat A TORNADO swept over Gallatin, Tenn., on the 29tb ult., destroying sev eral houses and a church and injuring ten persons, three fatally. ONE HUNDRED persons were poisoned at a picnic in Wichita, Kan., on the 28th ult. by drinking lemonade, aad one m&n and three children died. AT Wilkesban-e, Pa., John Mosser his daughter and bis wife died a horn ble death on the 28th ult. after eating sausage. THE Government signal office a Washington on the 28th ult. reports th< month of June to have been the hottesl on record in this country. M. P. FRANK was nominated for Con gross on tbe 38th ult. by the Democrat of tbe First district of Maine. THE percentages of the base-ball clubs in the Players' League for the week ended on the 28th ult were: Boston, -635 Philadelphia, ,553; Chicago, ,547; New York, .518; Brooklyn, .517; Pittsburgh .491; Cleveland, .430; Buffalo, .329. Th clubs in tbe National League stood. Cincinnati, .086; Brooklyn, .611; Philadelphia, .007; Boston, .553; Chicago .5W; New York, .*S8; Cleveland* «T Pittsburgh, .24$. tl<m CommUdlftMrii Hold fhei* ttftf M«6tlng at Clticagti-^TAftipofary Of#ah« iCfttlon Effected, with jtirttte Harrli, ot In the Chali—Lut of tha Mem. i'rtlildent ot tfi* National CHICAGO, June !»*—The National Commissioners of th& World's Colum* bian Exposition assembled At the Grand Pacific Hotel yesterday, and were called to order at noon by Commissioner Ewing, of Illinois. Judge John T. Har* ris, of Virginia, was elected temporary chairman, and R. R. Price, of Kansas, temporary secretary, with W. E< Curtis, as his assistant A banquet was tendered the commissioners at the Palmer House Thursday night Addresses were made by several members, and it was officially announced that the lake front as a site for the fair was deemed impracticable and had been abandoned by the directors of the local organization. Below is the full list of the commissioners, nearly all of whom are now bere: AT LARGE. , CommtstloMrt. Alternate*. A. G. Bullock, Muss. Henry Ingalla, Me. Thos.W. Palmer, Mich. James Oliver, Jr., Ind. R. C. Kerens, Mo. R. W. Furnas, Neb. 0. W. Allen, N. Y. L. Fitzgerald, N. Y. P. A. B. Widener, Pa. J. W, Chalfant, Pa. William Lindsay, Ky. P. J. Walsh, Ga. Henry Exall, Tex. H. L. Kinff, Tex. Mark McDonald, Cal. Thomas Burke, Wash, ALABAMA'. O. R, Hundley, 'William S. HulL F. Q. Bromberg, G. I/. Worth. ARKANSAS. J. D. Adams, J. T. W. Tlllar, Lafayette Gregg. Thomas H. Leslie. CALIFORNIA. M. H. Do Young, George Hazleton, William Porsyth. Russ D. Stephens. COLORADO, Fred J, V. Skiff, O. C. French, Roswell E. Goodell. John A. Porter. CONNECTICUT. Leverett Bralnard, Charles F. Brooker, Thomas M. Waller. Charles R. Baldwin. DELAWARE. W. H. Porter, Joshua T. Marvel, George V. Massey. William Saulsbury. FLORIDA. Richard Turnbull, Jesse T. Bernard, Joseph Hist. Dudley W. Adams. GEORGIA. Charlton H. Way, John W. Clark, LaFayette McLaws. James Longstreet. ILLINOIS. Charles H. Deere, Lafayette Funk, Adlnl T. Ewing. De Witt C. Smith. INDIANA. E. B. Martindale, Caarles M. Travis, Thomas E. Garvin. William E. McLean. IOWA. W. I. Buchanan, Joseph Efboeck, William F. King, John Hayes. KANSAS. Reese R. Price, Frank W. Lanyon, Charles K. Haliday, Jr. J. F. Thompson. KENTUCKY. John Bennet, D. M. Commingore, James A. McKenzle. John S. Morris. LOUISIANA. Davidson B. Penn, Thomas J. Woodward. MAINE. Augustus R. Bixby, James A. Boardman, William J. Davis. Clark S. Edwards. MARYLAND. James Hodges, George M. TJpshur, Lloyd Lowndes. Daniel E. Conklln. MASSACHUSETTS. Francis W. Breed, George P. Ladd, Thomas E. Proctor. Albert C. Houghton, MICHIGAN. M. Henry Lane, Ernest B. Fisher, Charles H. Richmond. George H. Barbour. MINNESOTA. K. B. Harrison, L. P. Hunt, O. "V. Tousey. Thomas C. Kurtz. MISSISSIPPI. Robert L. Saunders, Joseph H. Brinker, Joseph M. By num. Fred W. Collins. MISSOURI. C. H. Jones, R. L. Maodonald, T. B. Bullene. O. H. Picher. MONTANA. Lewis H; Hershfield, B. F. White, A. H. Mitchell. Timothy E. Collins. NEBRASKA. Albert G. Scott, John Lauterbaeh, Euclid Martin. William L. May. NEVADA. James W. Haines, Enoch Strother, George Russell. Richard Rvland. NEW HAMPSHIRE. Charles D. McDuffle, Frank E. Kaley, Walker Aiken. George Van Dyke. NEW JERSEY. Thomas Smith, Edwin A. Stevens, William J. Sewell. Frederick S. Fish. NEW YORK. John Boyd Thacher, James Roosevelt, Chauncey M. Depew. James H. Bresliu, NORTH CAROLINA. A. B. Andrews, Ellas Carr, Thomas B. Keogh. G. A. Bingham. NORTH DAKOTA. Hamline P. Rucker,' Charles H. Stanley, Martin Ryan. Peter Cameron. OHIO. William Ritchie, Lucius C. Cron, Harvey P. Platt. Adolph Pluemer. . OREGON. Henry Klippel, J. L. Morrow, M. Wtlklns. W. T. Wright. PENNSYLVANIA. John W. Woodslde, John K. Hallock, William McClellan. R. Bruce Rlclietts. RHODE ISLAND. Lyman B. Goff, Jeffrey Hazard, Gardiner C. Sims. Lorillard Spencer SOUTH CAROLINA. A. P. Butler, H. P. Hammett, J. C. Colt. E. L. Roche. SOUTH DAKOTA. William Mclntyre, L. S. Bullard, M. H. Day. S. A. Ramsey. TENNESSEE. Thomas L. Williams, A, B. Hurt, L. T. Baxter. Rush Strong. TEXAS. John T. Dickinson, Lock McDaniel, A. M. Cochran. H, B. Andrews. VERMONT. H. H. Mclntyre, Aldace F. Walker, B. B. Smalley. Hiram Atkins. VIRGINIA. John T. Harris, Alex. McDonald, V. D. Groner. Chus. A. Heermaua, WASHINGTON. Chas. B. Hopkins, C. P. Bagley, Heury Drum. Wm. Bingham. WEST VIRGINIA. J. W. St. Clalr, W. Vrooman, Jumes D. Butt. M. J. Finley. WISCONSIN. Philip Allen, Jr., G. E. Gordon, John L. Mitchell. Myron Reed. AHIZONA. George F. Coats, W. L. Van Horn, Wm. >2echendorf. Herbert H. Hogua. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. Alex. T. Britton, E. Kurtz Johnson, Albert A. Wilson. Dorsey Claggett. IDAHO. George A. Manning, A. J. Crook, John E. Stearns. John M. Burke. OKLAHOMA. J. D. Miles, Joseph W. McNeal, Otlnneil Beeson. John Wallace. NEW MEXICO. Richard M. White, Louis C. 'Petard, Thos. C. Gutien-es. Charles B. Eddy. UTAH. Patrick H. Lannan, Wm. M. Ferry, Fred J. Kiesel. Charles Crane. WYOMING. Asahel C. Beckwltb, John McCorajlck, Henry G. Hay. Asa S. Mercer. Denver'« Car (ion torn Ueutou. DENVEB, Col., June 27.—After an Idleness of eight weeks the striking carpenters and wood-workers returned to work Wednesday morning on the terms of the mill-men unconditionally. The strikers lost over $80,000 and were driven to a settlement by destitution. Death of uu E»-Coufpf>Miu«n. CAB&II, 111., June 27.—Hon. John M. Crebs died at bis home bere Wednesday morning. He served with distinction as Colonel of the BUgrbty-seventy Illinois Infantry, was in Congress two terms and waj &n ea#rg»$ip and eater- *. mcfelnaotj, 61 *•*•«, Mfld* l CHICAGO, June as.—tAmtJonwy Chat* atari Hattls called the National World's Columbian Ex* position Co ra- ni i s sioners to order at 10 o'clock a.m. yesterday. The report of the c o m m ittee on permanent or* ganization was called fo*. It was made In part, recom- JUDGE HARRIS. mending the election of a president, five vice-presidents and a secretary, and setting forth tbe duties of tuese officials. The commission, upon the adoption of the report, decided to proceed immediately to the election of a president, and Commissioner E. B. Martindale, of Indiana, moved that ex-Senator Thomas W. Palmer, of Michigan, be elected by acclamation. -The motion was seconded by representatives of every State and Territory. Upon a rising vote Mr. Palmer was elected and escorted to the cbair. He said: "I am profoundly grateful for the honor paid me. Yet I am filled -w 1th a feeling ot trepidation. Men generally {ear the unknown, and the duties of the office have not yet been specified. In regard to- that distinguished man, Admiral Crichton, the man who Is always first, •whose name has been mentioned In the commission, if he had consented to taUe the position, he would have given greater luster to it." A resolution was offered asking that THOS. w. PALMES. the committee on permanent organization nominate the remaining officers. This was objected to but finally carried, with an amendment making an exception of the office of secretary. Commissioner J. T. Dickinson, of Texas, was then elected secretary by ~ acclamation. The committee o n permanent organization announced that it would receive S*»«lt«fln* tttttt.ftftUy.-Tn4 \ for nomin- for vice- presidents. Their report, as adopted, requires that the J. T. DICKINSON. flrst Vic e. pre8 . ident an-d the president shall belong to different political parties and that the remaining four vice-presidents be equally divided politically. [Thomas Witherell Palmer, of Michigan, waa born at Detroit on January 85, 1830. Sis father, Thomas Palmer, -was one of the pioneers of Detroit, and his mother was a' daughter of Judge James Witherell. Mr. Palmer entered the university of Michigan, but was forced to abandon his studies on account of trouble with his eyes; But the university gave him a degree a few years ago. He then made a trip to Europe, returning home by way of Rio Janeiro and the Mississippi river. In 1850 he engaged in business in Wisconsin as the agent of a trans- portatlrn company, and for a time was a merchant at Appl«ton, Wis. In 1853 he returned to Detroit and engaged in the real estate business. In 1855 he married Miss Lizzie P. Merrill, daughter of Charles P. Merrill, and then entered the lumber business with the latter. As tho successor ol his father and father-in-law he IB one of the largest owners of lumber property and saw-mills In the Northwest, und is the possessor of a large fortune. Mr. Palmer has b'jen an active member of the Republican party since Its organization, but until 1873 he declined all suggestions that he be a candidate for office. In that year he was elected to the Detroit board of estimate. In 1878 he was elected to the State Senate, and in 1883 he was elected to the United States Senate for the term which closed on March 3. The newly-elected secretary, John T. DicUin- son, Is a typical Southern man, having been born in Houston, Tex., in 1858. He attended the best schools In England and Scotland, and ttnally graduated with the degree of bachelor at law from the University of Michigan when quite a young man. Returning to his old home he was soon elected secretary of the fejcas State cupltol board. Mr. Dickinson's career since that time has been one ot ceaseless activity, being elected secretary under several State boards, general manager of the inter-State military encamp, ment at Austin, Tex., in May, 1888, and finally secretary and general manager of the San Antonio International Fair Association.] THE STRIKE ENDED. The Illinois Central Company Kef uses to Discharge the "Obuwxlous" Superintendent, but Curtails His .Powers, ana the Strikers Filially Decide to Kesume Work. CHICAGO, Jnne 28.—The Illinois Central strike has been settled and traffic on that road was generally resumed yesterday afternoon. Superintendent Sullivan made the strikers a verbal offer, the concession amounting to a shortening of Superintendent Russell's powers in certain directions. Among other things tbe superintendent agreed that Russell will not have the power to hire or discharge other employes than those directly under him. Mr. Russell will still be superintendent of the Chicago division of ihe road and have the power to appoint tbe beads of departments under him and the clerks in ,his office, but no others. The power to oversee, hire and discharge brakemen, engineers, switchmen, conductors and firemen will-rest with the beads of departments and not with RusselL The strikers to the number of over 400 considered Mr. Sullivan's proposition for •five hours and finally decided to accept it. DISASTER IN CHINA. KurueU HuU Muny of Those Ou Board PerUli. SAN FRANCISCO,, June 88.—The steamship City of Rio Janeiro, from Hong Kong and Yobokama brings the following advices: The steamer Paoching, Captain Place, whicb left Shanghai for Yankow, ww burned near the Forked Tree, o» Tangtse river, May 88 asd C»pi»iw Place, Second Engineer .Wilson »a<i some twenty natives were and supposed to fc»ve perisbe& 4 CJjttcA«o, , June 80,—The touched the highest point of the «u ttet dn Saturday when, at 4 p. m., it re£» Istered 92^ degrees above zoto. It fell during Saturday night, but wag up to 8ft at 10 o'clock yesterday morning. It did not get below 88 until the middle of the afternoon. The intense heat of Saturday, unrelieved by a single breath of coolness* from the lake, resulted in a long list of sunstrokes. Reports to the authorities. show that 185 people were overcome by- the heat. Of this number eighteen cases terminated fatally, On Sunday fifteen persons died frpini the effects of heat, and there were. twenty-six other cases of prostration re-, ported. ST. Louis, Juno 80.— The hot weath er which has prevailed In this city for i week past was checked somewhat Su day afternoon by a heavy shower, whic cooled off the atmosphere to a constde: able extent, but there is still a grei deal of suffering, as immediately af the rain the clouds dispersed and thes sent the thermometer away up to 100 mark again. Saturday's list of pros' tratlons numbered thirty-one, eight of 1 which resulted fatally. Up to 11 o'clock Sunday night eleven prostrations were- reported, two of them fatal. One fatal case is reported from East St. Louis. CINCINNATI, June 80. — Eighteen cases. of heat prostration were heard from here Sunday, two resulting fatally. LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 80. — The weather continues oppressively warm and four fatal cases of sun-stroke were reported Saturday. SPIHNOFIBLD, 111., June 30.— Two deaths Sunday were the result of the oppressive weather. John Lowry, city weigh-master, was taken sick Saturday, night and died in a few hours, and George Sa'fford, employed on the Register, died after three hours' sickness. GALENA, 111., June 30. — James Coatsworth, the leading jeweler of this city* died Saturday night of sun-stroke sustained during tho afternoon. He was one of tho most weal thy and prominent citizens of Galena. DKCATUU, 111., June 30.— Fratz. Young, aged 29, was overcome by the heat and died .Saturday night. There are numerous prostrations in this vicinity but no other deaths. BLOOMINGTON, 111., June 30.— Central Illinois is still sweltering. term shows no signs of cessat, on the contrary tho heat Sun more oppressive than hefore. mometers in different parts of th indicated in tho afternoon 103 degr the shade, with not a breath of air s" ring. The sufferings of men and a: mals have been intense. There were seven funerals in this city Sunday, several of which were occasioned by the effects of the fearful heat upon invalids and aged people. Reports from the country show that scores of horses have been killed 'hy heat and, a number have succumbed in this city. The fields are quite generally deserted. and work on city improvements has been greatly delayed. VAND ALIA, 111., June 80.— With Sunday closed a week of the hottest weather experienced in this section for years. Saturday the thermometer reached 104 degrees in the shade, and Sunday the mercury exceeded Dfcat figure by half a- degree. The farmers are in the midst of the wheat harvest, but the heat is-, so- intense that they ace obliged to pursue their work only in the early part of the day. ELGIN, 111., June 30.— Miss Amelia, Warner died Saturday night from the* effects of sun-stroke. CONK, la., June 30. — Nine horses have perished from sun-stroke here and half a dozen people are down. Farm work is. suspended. The mercury ranges from 05 to 105 in the shade. HUNTINGTON, Ind., June 80. — Oliver Overhall died from sun-stroke Saturday. , Sunday was the hottest ever knovra. here. At 11 o'clock a. m. the thermometer marked 108 degrees in the shade. TEBHK HAUTE, Ind., June 30.— At 2 p. ! m. Sunday the standard thermometer of the city marked 103.7 degrees. There- have been many prostrations and one> death from heat d'uring the last week. From the surrounding country come' many reports of horses falling dead. while at work in the fields. DUBUQUE, la., June 80.— Four deaths'. from sun-stroke occurred in this city Saturday. The most prominent victim was Prof. Metcalf, who taught mathematics. ' He was found dead in hia- room. JOLIET, 111., June 30.— Tho heat Saturday was almost unbearable, running ujp to 110 and not under 102. Three deaths from sun-stroke were reported — James Mullane, John Buckley and Thomas Cobbert. Three men were carried to the hospital overcome by hea and several horses dropped dead in tb harness and died. SPMINGPILD, 111., June aoJPin view of/" the extremely hot weather with wh\ch ' '' the country is now afflicted Dr. J, H, Rauch, secretary of the State Board of ' Health, has prepared tbe following list' of first precautions to be taken in cases- of sun-stroke: Send for a doctor; before he arrives remove tbe patient. into tbe shade or a cooler locality;,, tight or oppressive clothing should be loosened or removed; pour cold watejr- on bead, allowing it to fall in a stream;, keep head higher than body; use stimulants cautiously and do not continue tbe douche too long, as danger may arise" from depressing the temperature below tbe normal standard. GENEVA, III., June 30.— Ole Johnson, a Swe^e, was found dead on tbe floor or bis home Sunday morning. The excessive boat is supposed to have the cause of bis death. ATOOBA, 111, , June 30. ~-TJje ive be&t is largely increasing tbe'4^|$hfi rate in Aurora. Four deaths are r% ported lor Saturday $igb$, Many borae», are dying bere and in tbe surrouudingr f\

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