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THE KEPUBLiqAN. iit L _—'- i .-• ---__i_|j, ., ' ', ' fy*', STAKTl A MAMMOCK, t*flt>I!*ilAM. ft A fre&t da&age. ; ' ALGONA. ibWA. Epitome of the Week. INTERESTING NEWS COMPILATION. , CONGRESSIONAL. THE time was occupied In the Senate on the BSd In discussing the bill to define ana reicrtiUite the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States....In the House no business was transacted. A resolution was introduced to Hue any member J500 who absents himself on the second roll-call for the purpose of breaking a quorum. A bill was reported to pay W,211,714 to the Chocliiw and Cbicknsaw Nation of Indians for titlo in too simple to 6,101,633 acres of land in the Indian Territory. IN the Senate a resolution was introduced on the 23d Tor the erection in the District of Columbia of a memorial building which shftll be a suitable monument to the memory of U. S. Grant. The bill to regnlato the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States was further considered.... In the House a quorum was secured and the election contests of iLangston against Vonable, from Virginia, and Miller against Elliott, from South Carolina, were disposed of, in both cases the sitting Democratic members being unseated. IN the Senate on tats 34th bills •were passed to recognize the merits and services of tlio officers .and men of t'faa ,Teannetto Arctic cxpcill ( tiou, and to define -nnd regulate the jurisdiction t>f the courts of the United States In the House Mr. Kennedy's speech assailing the Sen- 'nte in general and Senator Quay in particular 'was ordered expunged from the record by a vote jof ISO to 88. Bills were passed granting pensions of $2,000 a year eaoh to Jessie Beiiton (Fremont and the widows of General McClellan •and General Crook. A resolution was adopted calling on the President lor information about the killing of General Barrundia. Us the Senate bills were passed on the 85th to establish a port of delivery at Peoria, 111.; extending for one year time for payment on land claims in eases of crop failure; requiring the United States to defond homestead titles where the land is claimed, to be mineral because-of phosphate deposits and other minerals, and for the relief of the Stockbridge tribe cf Indians in Wisconsin In the House a bill was passed appropriating $l,-QOQ,GOO for the purchase of nickel ore or matte for nickel steel armor, A bill was introduced to locate a branch mint 'Of the "United States at Chicago lor the coinage of gold ami silver. A resolution was introducer! to investigate charges of extortion brought against J. L. Wheat, postmaster ol tlie House. at ^Dresffein, TesjiV did 8§'Wal I bnildihga werer DOMESTIC. PAT-HICK COXJTOBTON and Ms 18-year- old daughter Mary were dragged ovor a precipice seventy feet deep at Laceyville. Pa., by a runaway lior.se and instantly killed. UNDEI: the new anti-lottery law the postal authorities at Washington have excluded from the mails newspapers containing lottery advertisements. MRS. MAKV A LUX A. WIUTTKN, oE Westport, Me., aged 16 years, shot herself dead. She had been married three months.' THE National Columbian Commission has adopted unanimously the conference committee's report that Washington Park be included in the site area, the park commissioners having given consent to the use of the land. SAMUEL SPOONEU, a Boston policeman, has fallen heir to property in Wales valued at §2,000,000. THE issue of standard silver dollars from the mint during the week ended on the 20th was 1,131,021. The issue during the same week last year was »13,140. MRS. EMMA Coorrcn, of Fulton, N. Y., lias fallen heir to an estate in England worth §0,000,000. THE twenty-eighth anniversary of the issuing of tho emancipation proclamation was celebrated at various cities throughout the country on the 22d. THE sate in tho Sixth Ward Hotel a Allen town, Pa., was robbed of §1.178 in cash and gold watches valued at §000. THE visible supply of grain in store in the United States on tho 2:M was Wheat, 17,040,439 bushels; corn, 8,500, €35 bushels. FHANK MILLER, of Buffalo, N. Y., i widower and tho father of five children while drunk fatally shot Mrs. Marie Kurtz, hiii housekeeper, and then sent a bullet into his own brain. THE merchandise exports during th last twelve months aggregated in value $856,831,850, against $7(53,4S7, S3-1 during tho corresponding previous twelve months. The imports amounted to $791,230,008, against 8704,310,184 during- tho preceding twelve months. AT Ottawa, O., Sherman Lines and D. T. Lue fatally shot each other in a quarrel. A FLOOD caused by a water-spout at Hot Springs, Ark., did 5575,000 damage to property. AT Omaha, Neb., Kd Wiggand fatally shot Miss Allio Horine and then blew his brains out. Jlo Ictt a note saying the girl had promised to marry him but had been false. A HAiL-sTOKJi in the towns of Sigel, Bloomtinld and Paris, in Western Michigan, did damage to crops, stock, etc., to the extent of SHOO.OOO. Many farmers were said to be in nearly destitute circumstances owing to tho storm. Six shocks of earthquake were felt at Columbus, S. C., but no damage was reported. A J,ARGK sum of money has been *aised in New York for tho relief of Mrs. John C. Krumont, said to bo in impoverished circumstances in San Fr.iii- cisco. THE Columbian National commission has formally aeu>pU'.l the Lake Front and South I'.ir c sUo. completed by Washington Park, and adjourned till November IS. HoKAiE MKIICKK, a boy 17 years old, shot and killed his father at Little Itock, Ark., because of a whipping his father gave liiiu. A UANGEitous counterfeit on tho two- dollar silver certificate is in circulation. In the words "Register of the Treasury" in the counterfeit the "i" in "Jiogister" is not dotted, neither is there a period after the word "Treasury." In the genuine there are both. HAIJKAS corpus proceedings havo been instituted before Judge Gresham in Chicago for the release of Anarchist Schwab from Juliet. Benjamin F. Butler appeared as one of the counsel ia the case. THE total collections of internal revenue from all sources for the first two ttonths of tho fiscal year 1890-'9i aggregated $35,502,576. against S33.070.774 for «?rresponding periods of last year. nroofeclj ; tif:'<ihura$l blowti ddtvn atid twd negroes fatj&lly htftt. ;' ';< :':. il( A' LARGE fitumbet of (Jefmirtt cittzenS ttfdt at Indianapolis and formed 'a Get?* man-American Prohibition League, tho 'bject being to create a sentiment unong German-Americans in favor of i,otal abstinence. PRESIDENT WOODRUFF, of the Mormon church, has issued a manifesto declaring to be false the reports that >hiral marriages were boing solemnized, and denying that the church encourages or countenances the practice of )olygamy in Utah. MAKS: BIEL, an S-year-old child, died of hydrophobia at Peru, Ind. She waa jitten by a dog a week previous to her death. ' ENA, Ark., was the scene of a cloud-burst, a portion of the city being converted into a vast sheet of water and much damage to property being done. AT Erie, Pa., Mrs. J. F. McConnoll struck a match while cleaning gloves with benzine and was fatally, burned. EmvAKD LKNXOX while fishing near ima, p., lay down besi'de a fire and vent to sleep. His clothing caught flre and he was burned_to death. JACOB ANDEHSO'N, a fisherman at ima, O., shot and killed Jacob Botkin, whom he caught robbing his nets, and 'atally wounded Lewis Smith. THE fourth annual Corn Palace festival at Sioux City, la., was opened on tho 25th. A MAN named Zaner whoso trial at Anniston,Ala., for murder had been continued frora term to term for twenty years, was on the 25th sentenced to a term of one year for his deed. LKVI and George Bryant (brothers) were drowned at Machias, Me. AT a school election in Binghamton, . Y., over 500 women cast bheir ballots. HAKVAKD and Yale colleges have opened each with a freshman class of 100, the largest in tho history of either university. TWENTY Chinese were arrested near Port Townsend, Wash., while attempt- ng to enter the United States in a small sloop. AT Philadelphia a man named New while standing by the coffin containing the body of his 'dead wife drew a revolver and shot himself dead. THE twentieth annual convention of the National Prison Congress convened at Cincinnati on the 25th. SENATOK EDMUNDS has written a letter to Emigration Commissioner Weber at New York advising that a strict watch be kept on Mormon immigrants, with a view to criminal proceedings. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. THE deaths are announced of ex-Congressman William lieilman, of Evansville, Ind., and ex-Congressman Frank L, Moray, of Louisiana. THE death is announced of Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson, of Westport, Wis., at the age of 101 years 10 months and 17 days. MAI:TIN KELLOGG, who lives near Norwalk, O.. celebrated his 104th birthday on tho 22d. He came from Vermont in 1S15 and has lived oil the same farm for nearly three-quarters of a century. THE Congressional nominations on the 23d were us follows: Pennsylvania, Soventeclh district. S. P. Wolverton (Dem.). Connecticut, Second district, C. M. Whitmore (Rep.). New Jersey, Third district, John Kean, Jr., (Rep.); Sixth, Thomas D. English (Dem.). Louisiana, Sixth district, S. M. Eobin- son (Dem.) renominated. THE People's party was organized at Indianapolis, Ind., on the 23d, and the following ticket nominated: State Auditor, James M. Johnson; Treasurer, Isaiah Miller; Attorney-General, William Patterson; Clerk of the Supreme Court, B. F. Streat; Superintendent of Public Instruction, William Whitney; State Geologist, Edward S. Pope; State Statistician, John W. Shockley; Judge of the Supreme Court, John Bender. The platform favors the abolition of National banks, unlimited coinage of silver, and denounces alien ownership of land. THE third annual convention of the Pennsylvania Republican League met at Philadelphia with over 1,000 delegates present. Ciiisisroi'iiKR CONUAD, living near Manchester, la., celebrated his 110th birthday on the 23d. His health was good and his mind clear. THE Congressional nominations on the 23d were: Florida. First district, J. E. A. Davidson (lisp.). Michigan, Fifth district, James A. Fox (Rep.); Eighth, Henry M. Youmans (Dem.). Minnesota, Fifth district, Alon zo J. Whi toman (Dem.). Missouri, Ninth district, Thomas J. Prossor (Rep.). Ne braska,- First district, W. .1. Cor nell (Rep.). Ohio, Eleventh district, D. W. C. Loudon (Rep.); Seventeenth, Anderson J. Pierson (Dem.). Wisconsin, Sixth district, L. M. Miller (Dem.). Pennsylvania, Twenty-fifth district, T. W. Phillips (Rep.); Twenty. seventh, C. W. Stone (Rep.). Con necticut, First district, William E Simonds (Hop.) renominated; Second, C. .M. WhiUPinore (IVo.). Massachusetts, Third district, Edward L. Pierce (Hep.); Fifth. James A. Fox (Rep.). TJTE Congressional nominations on the 24th were: Indiana, Second district, William N. Darnell (Rep.); Fourth, John P. Rankin (Uep.). Illinois, Twelfth district, Milton MeClure (Rep.). Louisiana, Fifth district, S. W. Green (Rep.) Michigan, Fourth district, G. L. Yaple (Dem.). Missouri, Third district, W. J. Gibson (Rep.). Ohio, Fourteenth district, B. F. Swingle (Rep.). South Carolina, Seventh district, William Elliott (Dem.). West Virginia, First district, John O. Pendleton (Dem.) renominated. Now York, Twenty-ninth district, I. N. Page Thirty-third, George A. Davis (Rep.). Connecticut, Fourth district, Robert De Forest (Dem.); L. D. Baldwin (Pro.) Massachusetts, First district, Charles S. Randall (Rep): Tenth, Joseph H. Walker (Rep.); Twelfth, Francis W. Rockwell (Rep.). New Jersey, Seventh district, Edward F. McDonald (Dem.). P'UKSUJKNT HAUUISOX has returned to Washington after a throe weeks' sojourn at Cressan Springs, Pa. TUEOUOUE P. RYNUEK has been nominated for Governor of Pennsylvania by the Uui ted Labor party. """" Pennsylvania Cotttfoittee mfitftt indited tak'e the deciined. THE RiptittUCan South CarotiAfc hift at Charlestott and nominated a Mil State ticket with A. C. Haskell for Governor. All the nominees are Democrats who oppose tbe candidacy of TllliMn, ftHMnated for Governor by Democrats and tho Farmers' Alliance.! ' ' .,"•••;' '].'"'"; TJIK Prohibitionists and Farmers' AV liance of North Dakota met at Grand Forks and decided to nominate a union State ticket. REV. Dn. W. W. Events, for twenty years pastor of the First Baptist Church In Chicago (from 1850 to 1879), died suddenly on tho 25th of heart failure, lie was 76 years old. THE nominations for Congress on the 25th were as follows: Illinois, Sixteenth district, Rev. J. W. Vanclavo (Pro.). Kansas, Sixth district, Tully Scott (Dem.). Michigan, Sixth district, Arthur Cole (Industrial). Ohio, Third district, II. L. Morey (Rep.); Tenth, R. E. Doan (Rep.); Ninteenth, Edward T. Hoyt (Dem.); Henry Rhoads (Farm- srs* Alliance). Louisiana, First dis- .rict, H. C. Warmouth (Rep.). Col- irada (at large), T. J. O'Donnell (Dem.)Washington (at large) John L. Gibion (Rep.) rcnominatert. Massachusetts, Fifth district, Sherman Hoar Dem.); Eighth, Moses H. Stevens Dem.) New York, Thirty-fourth dis- ,ric, G. A. Davis (Ren.). Pennsylvania, Thirty-eighth district, C. F. ' Krebbs Dem.). Virginia, Fourth district, James F. Eppea (Dem.). AT Denver the Democrats of Colorado nominated a State ticket, headed by Judge Caldwoll Yeaman, of Trinidad, 'or Governor. FOREIGN. NEAII. W'adsor, Out., a cartridge was ound on the truck of tho Michigan Central road that contained enough dynamite to blow a train to atoms. THE village of En thy, Switzerland, !ias been almost destroyed by flre, MO houses being burned down. IT is stated that rich petroleum discoveries have been made in tho State of Tobasco, Mexico. THE town of Colon, on the Isthmus of Panama, has been almost destroyed by flre. Loss, 31,500,000. PRESIDENT DIAZ, of Mexico, announces that he will not grant concessions to American lottery companies. IT is announced that Emperor Willlam, of Germany, will take a trip to the United States in 1893. FLOODS prevailed in parts of France. The river Rhone rose nineteen feet and inundated the city of Beaucaire. IN the ocean race between the City ol New York and the Teutonic the formei won, reaching Liverpool twenty-nine minutes ahead of its competitor. ODESSA, Ont., has been visited by a conflagration that almost wiped out the place. S HAKIM advices report the famine in the interior of Egypt as terrible. Thousands were dying of starvation. Caravans were plundered by the desperate natives to obtain food, and the owners were murdered if they resisted. AT Sandridge, Ont., Arthur Bowyer, Charles McDonald and Hugh Roney were drowned by the upsetting of a boat. EX-PRESIDENT CEMIAN, of the Argentine Republic, embezzled the enormous sum of 843,000,000 while in office. SOLDIEKS in Goa, India, indulged in the wildest excesses, shooting persons indiscriminately, over 300 being killed in two days' fighting. IN France the damage by the floods in the department of Ardeche alone amounts to 50,000,000 francs. A PITOHM BATTLE. fltwo .Men fceiKiefafl Killed' tajl *1 Over » I»i8pu$il C6unt£; ; Scalf In or nd o. S '• ' '" LAMA.IR, Ool., wbpt. £8.— Word.lsas ~ received of serifus {rouble between 111 ' towns of Boston and Springfield, Baca County; Since Baca County was made from Las Animas County by the last General Assembly there has boon Stfife between these two towns as to which should have the seat. The act or- Mftlizin^ tho -county provided • thatr Bpririg'ffbld'sn'ould be thecoiirtty seafc,Tirid : at the election held last fall it is alleged that by tho manipulation of the ballots it was mado the permanent county seat. The people of tho town of Boston claim that Springfield has not the $5,000 worth of county property necessary to prevent tho county seat from being moved by a majority vote this fall. The only available building for a county court-house was a hotel building in Boston. A few weeks ago this was sold at a sheriff's sale and was bought by Springfield parties. Saturday night a party loft Springfield for Boston with machinery costing $1,000, intending to move tho building to tho former town and use it as a court-house, thus preventing tho county-scat issue being raised this fall. Rollers' were put under tho building and twenty teams were hitched to it. Inside tbe house were stationed twelve mon with VVinchester rifles. The building was moved about five miles toward Springfield, which ia about twenty-five miles from Boston, when tho people of the latter place discovered the tric'k and immediately organized. All available horses and rifles wcro brought into requisition and pursuit was made. Upon overtaking the party they commanded a halt, which was answered by a volley of shots from the mon in the building. The Boston crowd then fired and a fierce battle raged, which ended in the Springfield party being driven from tbe building. Coal oil was then procured and the floors of the building saturated, after which it was set on fire and entirely consumed. Great excitement prevails, but owing to tbe isolation of tbe towns— Springfield being over fifty miles from Lairsar, which is the nearest railroad station—news is hard to obtain. Several partie^ arrived here from Springfield Wednesday night and departed hurriedly after buying all the cartridges they could find in town. It is reported that several men wora seriously wounded and two killed during the fight, but tho news is not authentic. TRIED TO KILL DIAZ. bt Mnrvelott* LATER NEWS. IN tho United States Senate on the 26th the House alien contract labor bill was amended so as to permit ,the coming of all "regularly ordained and constituted ministers of religion," musicians and artists. Tho conference report on tho bill to establish the Rook Creek Park in the District of Columbia was agreed to. In tho House a bill was introduced making it unlawful for any National bank to act as the agent of any lottery company. Tho conference report on the tariff bill was submitted. Mr. McKinley introduced a; joint resolution for final adjournment on the 80th inst. At the ovening session 113 private pension bills were passed. AT Winchonden, Mass., Edwavd T. Ryan, aged 18, and G. Barnard, aged 30, were instantly killed by taking hold of an electric wire. GREAT excitement prevails in India over tho discovery of gold at Nagpore. THIS business failures in tho United States during the seven days ended on the '.Oth numbered 219, against 1UO the preceding week and 192 the corresponding week .last year. W. It. ScHiiiKiiER, who in 1888 embezzled nearly 1200,000 in money and bonds from a bank at Columbus, lud., was arrested at Detroit, Mich. A DISPATCH from Algiers says that a cyclone swept i vjr a large portion of Algoria, doing an immense amount of The Mexican President Fired Upon by an Organl/.od Uanil of Conspirators. SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Sept. SO.—A prominent railway official who reached San Antonio Thursday morning from tho City of Mexico relates a startling story of an attempt on the life of President Diaz. The story in brief is as follows: During the National celebration on tho 11th iust. an immense crowd of people of all classes surged around the executive palace at night to do homage to Diaz. During tho climax of the festivities, while bands were playing and fireworks wore popping and sizzling the loudest, tho President, accompanied by his personal staff, stepped out on to the front piazza to witness the pyrotechnic display. No sooner had his form appeared on the gallery than a volley of musketery sounded abovo the din of music, fireworks and yells, and bits of brick and timber began to fly around his head. Ho retreated hurriedly, to his room, fol- lowei by his staff. Three bullets whizzed dangerously near him. Forty men are known to have been concerned in the murderous plot, fifteen of whom are now in jail, and the others are fleeing precipitately from the country with the military on their track. The facts have been suppressed in Mexico by Government officers. The reason of the attack is assigned to a variety of causes, the moat important of which is that the President is strongly suspected of coquetting with the clerical party, which is in direct conflict, politically and socially, with the Liberals, to whom Diaz owes his power. Mrs. Diaz is a devout Catholic, and several days ago entertained the Archbishop of Mexico in tho Presidential palace, which is the first occurrence of the kind since the bloody siege of the revolution that ended in victory for tho Liberal party. CELMAN STOLE MILLIONS. , tfllpt. '8ft.— Tho 06tn fotteall^dpBned with cefdtnonles. It will remain 11 Saturday, October 11. 'On each (Jtiy. there will be parades and street demonstrations, tho principal of which Will be'the Mafdi GfftS ••CttMilvftl pafttdej- Thursday, October a, the floats and cos* tuhieS.beIng designed by the* artist in charge of ttfe last tfe'W Ofl&a'fls carnival and some of tho materials having beftn brought from Now Orleans. The corn palace this ycni*- in gnnoi-iil d'csign and in Re- Itt V AT Kankakee, 111., Nelson lowered tliu world's stallion record to 2:11}^; and Faustina lowered the 2-year-old record to 2:23X- PHESIUENT HABUISON has appointed General E. Burd Grubb, of Ne>v Jersey, as Minister to Spain, and Representative E. H. Conger, of Iowa, as Minister to Brazil. OFFICEHS at Pittsburgh, Pa., searched the house of Joseph Keener, who bad been arrested for passing counterfeit money, and found a well-equipped mint. 'WILLIAM MOOUE was sentenced at Woodstock, 111., to forty years' impris- (Dem.); ' onment for burglary and assault. THE Ameriqan schooner David Crockett was seized at Souris, Prince ,Ed- wai/('«!i Island, fpr violation of the fisheries law. A. K. CONEY, Consul-General of Mexico at San Francisco, stated in an interview that he did not believe iho story that au attempt was made to assassinate President Diaz. Louis BUOWN, H years old, confessed that he set fire to a number of farms and houses that were burned recently at Wapello, Ia. lie gave no reason foj bis conduct. TUe Ex-J'rositluut of tlio. Argentina public I.lnblo to Impeachment. NEW YOHK, Sept. 20,—According to advices received hero during the past few days it seems certain tb.it Juarea Colrnan, ox-President of tho Argentine Republic, will be impeached on the charge of embezzlement of public moneys while in office: As a result of tho examination into his financial dealings, the total amount of his embezzlement is placed at the startling figure of $43,000,000. Where this large sum has been placed is a mystery, and although the leading bankers and financiers of Buenos Ayres hiivobeon, figuratively speaking, placed upon tho rack, nothing of a satisfactory nature has been developed. It is thought that a goodly portion of his ill-gottan gains are safely held in the United States. In the meantime the ox-President is under lock and key, and, according to the ! public temper, is likely to remain there until be expresses a willingness to disgorge at least a fair proportion of the sum total of his embezzlement. WILL OBEY~THE LAW. THE COltN PALACE. exterior and interior decoration la a great improvement upon the former palaces. About, twenty counties of Northwestern Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska havo exhibits. The States of Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee have splendid showings of their products, which are in striking contrast with those of the Northwest. A description of the palace is given below: It fronts sou Hi on Sixth street and west on Plorce street. Kuch front Is B50 feet in length, and the southwest corner is cut lo a face sixty feet.wide. Th« building Is merely n frame, in- closed with boards, but It has been msvcle tight to turn rain and protect visitors 1n any weather. It has the appearance of u square from the outside, but the interior 1« Jlnlshcd In the form of an octagon. The main wall is forty-two feel high and from it the roof rises In a pyramid, the apex of which —HO feet above lUe ground—is truncated, and, upon which is placed a globn forty-live foot in diameter. This slobe is renlly the base of the central tower, and over it, as another part of the tower, Is placed a framework which forms an immense crown. The crown is supposed to be that ot "King Corn." Its height above tho ground Is 198 feet. Just beneath II, is the globe, every geographical feature being wrought out in the various colors of corn. The sections of corn sawed lengthwise arc nailed on. Thus the oceans are represented as a dark expanse by sections of blue square corn, which, viewed from the street, seem a solid mass. The continents stand out in bright yellow, and tho lakes and oilier prominent features are made distinct. These decorations will suggest somewhat the methods followed in adorning the exterior. The architect has so designed' Ihe building lhat tho towers, turrets, gables and other elevations rising above the walls and projecting outward present, ample and varied fields for the artist's Ingenuity. Corn is the main material, but all the grasses and grains are also used. The interior is decorated with even greater skill. A gallery projects frora tlio walls l.o a distance of twenly-six feet and a height of twenty feet above the ground floor. The diameter of tbe Interior, measuring from lace to face of the gallery, is 110 foot. Eight great pillars sustain the roof, and over this central space are thrown trusses which support tho dome. The whole Interior is decorated with the products of tho soil. A pretty effect is produced by entwining the pillars with great wreaths of evergreens and grains. The veiling is covered with oats, heads down, and millet and flax. Everywhere are desigvis wrought out in these materials. One of the most striking features of the decorations this year Is tho working out of pictures in grains. A frame Is first made and crossed with cloth, upon which the sketch Is madfi in crayon. Tho outlines are then filled in with, suitable materials, and the result is a picture of astonishing effects of color. One of these pictures represents a tally-ho coach party. Tha white horses are represented by hulled millet, the dark horses by flax and turnip soed. Tho tails and manes are made of corn silks, and the harness is made with husks. The various parts of tho coach are made of grains of corn of various colors, tho main body of a dark mahogany color, and the windows of busks. Similar materials are employed to represent the driver and the figures on the top of the coach, every detail being brought out with surprising accuracy. This is one of the simplest of the designs. There are scores of similarly wrought pictures—landscapes, groups, marines, etc. One feature is a cascade. U IB a. sheet of water fifteen, feet wide, having tho appearance of flowing through, a gorge, and it terminates lu a full of eighteen feet. COLONEL WHEAT ACCUSED. The Postmaater of tlie Houne Charged with Impruptir Conduct. WASHINGTON, Kept. 26. — A resolution will be presented in the House at once providing for the Investigation of the Postmaster of the House, Colonol James L. Wheat, of Wisconsin. The resolution recites that a charge has been made that Wheat gave a contract for tho car- vying of tho mails of the House post- office to one Culbertson with the agreement that Culbertson would pay to him (Wheat) $150 per month out of the same, and that he did receive this amount for at least five months. The resolution will create a decided sensation, as Wheat is well known and popular both hero and in his own State. FAILURE AT PITTSBURGH. Eadtern , have art&] Cars on t BeptembBfc of the Pu considered by nt In elegance and U'ocMlru/1' !„,;ues u Manifesto the Pojitiou of the Moruiou Chiu-eh. SALT LAKE Crry, U. T., Sept. 86. Wilford Woodruif, president of tho Mormon church, has issued a manifesto denying the statements mado in the report of the Utah commission. He denies that the church is now teaching polygamy or plural marriage. He claims that instead of forty polyga? Hious marriages which the con?njisbion- ers assert have taken place/wjthin 9 year only one has been that in violation of the o, authorities* The Iron City Bridge Company Rej orted to Ite in n Had Wuy, PITTSBURGU, Pa.. Sept. 20.— The failure of tho Iron City Hr»dge Company, consisting of Charles J. Schultz & Sons, ia reported. No schedule pf the liabilities and assets has yet been prepared, but it is understood that Oliver Bros, bold judgments against the firm aggregating $110,000. It is one of the oldest firms in the city and waa always considered strong financially. This. is the first failure of any importance here in a long time. if. JPlOf m \\ratM: |dse"6«sr"8"ftr"e lihe^J*odnOT- inpany ShopSj'tmd Wft" railroad men to surpass — .ampleteness, any parlor cars which have as yet been placed on the-rails. . Winter travel commences, all trains will be provided"-with safety steam-heating apparatus Which i» connected with the engines And receive* its steam from tats source, thereby obtain*- ing an even temperature in tho car at alT times. are over seven million ppros in thtt. human Body, and yet we 1 are not surprised because some men are sponges. TttE tea-kettle sings because It lr» alvvay»- able to keep itself outside of hot wateri ^ to Meet October 6. LONDON, Sept. 2(5.— Mr. Parneil has. fixed October (J for the meeting of the Irish Nationalist party in Dublin. In his call for tho mooting he says a line ot action will be declared which will bfe the guide and signal for Irish pecple at borne and abroad. Death of an <Wii Abolitionist. GALKSKUHG, 111., Sept. 36. ~- Mr. George Davis, a resident of this city since 1PS&, is dead. 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Sufferer* from mental or physical ovcrwoofe will f ind> r«U«l't'fuut tlioui. urtcely su(rttrcottt«d« sow> "Ihe Greatest SHOWoo Earth' To Relieve iloartbarn, Acidity, Gaatrlo Prnnanm Plateaus After Eattasf, W»f»- i>..--'. »'-- Af w * u ^ Comp. Pepsin Troches. Your Drusrgist will order thorn. If not we will se mail; SSc a bun, 5 koxiu jil.OU. Wo supply Urm/ltli samples, if not found Uie«x',btiul us So Aajaa&r u P , , BKONSON CHEMI W. CO. . MAKES CHILD BIRTH IP BBFQHB OQNPiNEMlNTt

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