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[E REPUBLICAN. STARR «fe HAT.I.OCK, Publisher*. fcLGONA, IOWA. Ipitome of the Week. ITERKSTINO NEWS COMPILATION. CONGRESSIONAL. Second Session. BtiitiS woro introduced in ttio Senate on the ,flth to prevent tho sale of fire-arms nnd am- 1 ^tounttion to Indians, anil nuthorlv.tng the Soc- ptetary of Agriculture to inspect all vessels that .{fare to carry export cattle to foreign countries. pPhlrty-flve petitions in favor of the Torcy bank- .Hfcuptcy 1)111 wore presented by Senator Ciiliom "will.). The elections bill was further discussed |U... In the Houso a resolution was introduced pby Mr. LanRston (Va.) to amend the constitu- ' tftlon so that no person shall be allowed to vote fiat any election for Congressmen, Senators nnd ' f^Presidential electors who cmi not read and H'write the English language. 1 E IN the Senate a petition was presented on ) Wthe 20th asking that General iianks be placed : Mm tho retired list of the army. A discussion of lithe elections bill occupied the remainder of the ' "'-session.... In tho Houso a favorable report was »} made on the bill imposing a special tax upon i-sll teas imported from countries east of the- Cape of Good Hope. During the session Mr. [Mills (Tex.) charged the Speaker with Intentionally practicing a fraud upon tho House, and 1 for a few minutes the Houso was in great eon• •fusion. Throughout tho scene the Speaker ', was calm, but it took the services of tho scr- geant-at-arins to quell the tumult which at one ' time threatened to culminate in personal violence. IN the Senate the time on the 21st was taken p «ip in roll-calls, in obtaining the attendance of • ' absent Senators and in the delivery of speeches i against the elections bill, and at midnight the ' Senate adjourned, leaving the subject of the U approval of Tuesday's journal to corao up i again In the Houso no business was done, 4 the time toeing occupied in a wrangle over the I approval of the journal. * THE debate on the journal came to an end In ^- the Senate on tho 2in and the cloture rule was H cUscussel, butj no action was taken In the House the journal was approved, the District / -of Columbia appropriation bill was passed and ) the naval appropriation bill was considered. A ; i till was reported favorably amending the inter) State commerce law so as to allow railroad \ companies to make reduced rates of trans- / portation and to permit them to carry their }*' own cm ployes f roe. A bill was introduced ap- i propriating $100.000 for a publiu building at *' Ionia, Mich. s CAnrENTER, employed in the rolling mills at Bristol, Pa., was killed by a red-hot iron being driven clean through his body. NINK stores in IToustonia, Mo., were burned, causing a heavy loss. PRESIDENT HA.HRISON received from Minister Phclps at Berlin five vials of Tvoch's lymph. lie ordered one vial each sent to the Marine hospital in Washington, to the Policlinic hospital in Chicago, the Charity hospital at New Orleans and the Indianapolis city hospital. THE body of Prof. Ewald Weiss, a prominent professor at the conservatory of music in Boston, was discovered by hunters on a peak of the Presidential range of the White mountains in New Hampshire. lie disappeared suddenly last December. AT Holland, Mich., the oflice of De Grondwet, the largest Dutch paper in the U nitcd States, was totally destroyed by an incendiary fire. THIEVES robbed John Toms, of New Brunswick, N. J., of $57 and then hung him up by the wrists. lie was found forty-eight hours afterwards in an almost dying condition. A FINELY-IIRKT) cow owned by Dr. H. E. Dennett, of Boston, gave birth to tei- DOMESTIC. HETTIE FOVXTAIXE, aged 13 years, living near Seymour. lud., blew out her brains because her father forbade her "to keep company with a young man. MKS. LUCY COOK, wife of Rev. Strater Cook, of Burgin, Ky., was Inirled to death in her residence by her clothes catching fire from a grate. ^ THE managerlbf the Indian training school at Carlisle, Pa., has learned that three of his pupils were killed in one .*)£ the repent skirmishes near Pine Hiclge, S. D. BY the bursting of a boiler in Walsh's distillery at Paris, Ky., three men were badly scalded. THE United States Supreme Court has decided that the meat inspection law of Virginia is unconstitutional, as it interferes with commerce among the States. This is a victory for the dressed-beef men. *••' THE visible supply of grain in the United States ou the 10th was: Wheat, 25,15-1,755 bushels; corn, 3,74i5,734; oats, 3,553,440. ' THE American National Bank ot Kansas City, Mo., failed ou the 19th, owing about S3,000,000, §1,300,000 o -which was due depositors. The nomi nal assets were said to be over §3,000, 000. THE Supreme Court of the United States has decided that the illegitimate children of plural wives in Utah can in- lierit property fK>m the father. JAMES M. EURAXKS was hanged at San Jose, Cal., for the murder of his daughter at LosGatos December 33 last. MASKED men wrecked a train on the Rio Grande road between Brownsville, Tex., and Point Isabel and held up the passeners and got away with about $30,000. WHARTOX SHARKKY, as the result of & quarrel over a delinquent board bill, shot Airs. Carrie Austin, his landlady, and committed, suicide at Findluy, O. WILLIAM DILI-OX, of Rawlins, Wyo., a character in the West, shot a barkeeper dead at Ogden for refusing to drink with him. THE Dayton, Fort Wayne & Chicago railroad was sold to representatives of the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton railroad for §1,454,000 cash. DH. WILLIAM BARNES, of Decatur, 111., has succeeded in grafting- portions of the ribs of a cat into the nose of a young lady to replace bony tissue that had decayed and was removed. A. C. TUUEMAN purchased Palo Alto Belle, 4 years old, 3:33}^, of Wilier & fiibley, of Franklin, O., for 815,000. THE suspension of three Kansas laanks was reported—the State Bank of Cawker City, the Bank of Downs and the Glen Elder Bank of Glen Elder. THE plant t>f the Standard Motor •Company in Chicago w:>« burned, causing a loss of §187,000. OLLIE THJXTON, u negro, was lynched aiear Glasgow, Mo., for an assault upon Hiss McCrews, the young daughter of a prominent citizen. RICHARD LAXE and wife, living in Thomas County, Ga., left their four children locked up in the house, and when they returned the house was a Jieap of ashes and the children were turned to death. MRS. MELVIN WHITE, of Wheaton, Wis., who lay ill a trance twenty-live days, receiving no nourishment but small quantities of milk, revived ou the 30th. AT Graf ton, W. Va., the pipe of the Eureka Oil Field Company broke and covered the Mouongahela river for twenty miles. After dark some one fired tlio oil, and the river \vtts on lire ior twenty miles. Thousands of trees were killed and live bridges burned. THK New York Equitable Insurance Company, because of small capital and unprofitable business, will wind up its own affairs and quit. Coi'NT NOUI.E, the famous English setter dug owned by B. F. Wilson, of Pittsburgh, PH., and valued at $10,000, IB dead. AN unruly horse threw a wagon containing Mrs. Henry Smith and Mrs. Nehsliu over an embankment 100 feet high sit Oro, Col-, *nd both women were Littaiy hurt. three fully-developed calves. They were marked so much alike that it was difficult to tell one from another. Thi freak of nature was one seldom hearc of in cattle history, MUCH rain has fallen over New England and the Middle States, and from many points come tidings of freshets Bridges were swept away in Dutches^ County, N. Y., and at Wassaic two women and a team were drowned. Ovei one-third of Wilkesbarre, Pa., was un dor water and traffic was completely suspended. A FRKSHET inundated the lower por tion of Morristown, N. J., and rendercc homeless scores of poor people. One o the buildings destroyed was the one in which the first telegraph instrumen invented by S. F. B. Morse was sta tioned when the initial message over a telegraph wire was"sent to Boston in 1835. New York the match between ?teinitz and Gunsberg for the chess hampionship of the world, which had een going on since December 0, was ecidcd in favor of Steinitz. The score Steinitz, 0; Gunsberg, 4; drawn, 9. CARDINAL Gmnox-s, of Baltimore, has ut a letter to all pastors of the arch- lioeese asking that help be extended to rish sufferers in Ireland. BEING told by a medium that her hus- sand was faithless Mrs. Ludwig Anderson poisoned herself and three children at Brockton, Ma'ss. JOHN K. AYDELOTTE, editor of the Daily Democrat at Hamilton, 0.. was caught in the fly-wheel in the engine- room and instantly killed. AT San Antonio, Tex., during a lovers' quarrel Bertha Gross shot and fatally woxinded James Hartley and then committed suicide. WHAT has long been known as the oldest horse in the world died in Buffalo, N. Y., on the 32d. Ho was owned by Mr. Braun, who bought him when he was 7 years old and had him forty years. Miss GEORGIA MORTIMER, aged 25 years, a lending member of the ' ; Nighl Owl'' Company, fell dead at Kansas City, Mo. JAMES O'XEIL, a Chicago & North western conductor, was shot and in stantly killed by a burglar concealed ii a box-ear. ABOUT seventy letters belonging tc the Northwestern National Bank o Chicago, and supposed to contain ove §100,000 in drafts, etc., were delivered ] to a stranger by a clerk in the Chicago post-ofliee and were missing. .fEFi-imsoN BAILEY, a stock buyer and farmer living near Washington, Ind., was robbed of §1,400. THE Pension Office at Washington from January 1 to 15, inclusive, issued 10,377 pension certificates, the greater portion of them being granted under the dependent pension law. This was the largest number ever issued during a like period. INTERNAL revenue collections for the first six months of the current fiscal year were S75,(>07,143, a comparative increase of §0,019,603 over the previous six months. ONE HUNDRED men went to the Chinese quarters at Wilton, Ore., and led the Celestials out with ropes around their necks and drove them from the town. THE funeral of King Kalakaua, of the Hawaiian Islands, took place in San Francisco on the 33d, and the remains were placed on the steamer Charleston, which sailed immediately for Honolulu. WILLIAM C. DUNCAN, a city salesman for the diamond house of Lewesohn & Co. in New York, disappeared with SoO,000 worth of diamonds and pearls. GENERAL MILKS reviewed the troops in the field at Pine Kidge, S. D. There were 3,000 men and 370 horses in line. BKIGADIEII-GENEKAL S. V. BENET, Chief of Ordnance of the army, was on the 22d placed ou the retired list, having reached the age of 03 years. fnf. Missoviri Prohibition conference Sedalia decided to put a corps of organizers in the field in anticipation of he campaign of 1893. DAVID LAAMEA KALARAUA, King of Jte Hawaiian Islands, died at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on the 20th, aged 55 years. MRS, JANE MELDRUM, pi-obably the oldest person in Shelby County, Ind., lied on the 31 st at the age of 0(5 years. Ior father lived to the age of 107 years. ON the 31st United States Senators were elected as follows: New York, David B. Hill (Dem.); Connecticut, Orville [i. Pltitt (Hep.); New Hampshire, Jacob LI. Gallinger (Rep-); Pennsylvania, J. D. Cameron (Rep.); Indiana, D. W. Voorhees (Dem.); Missouri, George G. Vest (.Dem.); Arkansas, J. K. Jones (Dem.); Colorado, H. M. Teller (Rep.); Washington, W. C. Squire (Rep.); Oregon, J. H. Mitchell (Rep.); North Carolina, Z. B. Vance (Dem.). ROSA BARTON (colored) died at Galesburg, III., on the 21st, aged 118 years. NATHAN WHITNEY, of Rockford, believed to be the oldest Mason in Illinois, celebrated his 100th birthday on the 21st. MR. AND MRS. VESTAL HEELER, of Brooklyn, Ind.. have sxiccccded in rearing twelve sons and seven daughters. THOMAS MEIRS died on the 22d near Akron, O., aged 100 yeai-s and 5 months. Mus. MARY RUAANE, 100 years old, died on the 23d at Jessup, Pa. She retained all her senses up to the century mark and then became blind. FOREIGN. OFFICIAL reports show that 300 persons were transported to Siberia during 1S90. It was known, however, that the number was far greater. THE censiis of St. Petersburg shows 950,22(5 persons. MC-LACHLEN BROTHERS & Co., wholesale dry-goods dealers at Montreal, failed for §900,000. THE French troops in West Africa routed the forces of the Sultan of Ahm- don and took 1,500 prisoners. THERE were earthquake shocks in Switzerland, and simultaneously three katers were drowned at Genoa harbor. ?he ice was broken by the shock. THE destitution in London was said o be appalling and the newspapers vere filled with appeals for charitable lid. Thousands of respectable men and women were absolutely without !ood in their homes. THE Tagus and Ebro rivers, which flow through Saragossa, Spain, were covered with ice for the first time since 1829. THE estimated loss of wages, stoppage of trade and blight of crops by the storms and cold in France was $3,500,000. SEVEN German fishermen crossed the Zuyder ^ee on the ice—not done before since 1740. IT was said that Sir John Macdonald would dissolve the Dominion Parliament next month and appeal to the country on the question «f reciprocity. OVEI: 100 persons were killed in a mine explosion at Jasinoawata, in Southern Russia. ADVICES from Chili say that the revolt there is spreading 1 , parties of Government troops having passed over to the rebels. A RISE of 25 degrees in temperature is general in Europe. In Spain and Algeria the snow and severe weather have cost many lives. Ror.KRT Koux, a coffee importer at Frankfort-on-thc-Main, fled to America leaving debts to the amount of 300,000 marks. THE British Parliament reassembled n the 22d. FORTY Russian workmen were killed an explosion in a mine near Cracow. THE LAST TRAIN ROBBERY. Additional Particulars of the $20,000 Until Made by Texas Bandits. ST. Louis, Jan! 23.—A special from Brownsville, Tex., says: Additional particulars have been received of the train wrecking and robbery on th« Rio Grande railroad on the 19th, In which the bandits secured $30,000 in silver on the %vay to New Orleans. The train left here in the morning- with passengers for the Steamship Morgan at Jlrazos. When twelve miles from here the train was derailed by obstructions placed on the track at a point in the hills near the river bank. Fifteen masked men then plundered the express car, taking the, silver shipment above mentioned, and rifled the United States mail pouches. The passengers were then held up and plundered of their money and valuables. The robbers then blindfolded the passengers and trainmen, forced thorn into a box car, locked them in and left. The derailed cars caught fire from the overturned locomotive, and but for the timely appearance of some countrymen living near the scene, the imprisoned passengers and trainmen would have perished in the flames. The fireman 'and engineer were seriously injured when the locomotive went over, but fortunately no lives were lost. Officers are on the track of tho bandits, but as they are supposed to have crossed the river into Mexico, there is little prospect of their being captured. WASHINGTON, Jan. 23.—Post-Offlco Inspector Maynard has telegraphed to the department from Austin, Tex., thai an investigation shows that the train robbery between Brownsville and Isabcll was committed by a band of fifteen armed men. He has offered §1,000 reward for each robber. FURIOUS FRESHETS, GREAT EIGHT-HOUR STRUGGLE. It Will He Inaugurated by tho Miners of America Next May. PITTSBURGH, Pa., Jan. 33.—From General Organizer Dillon of the Federation of Labor it is learned that arrangements are complete for tho great eight-hour struggle of the coal miners to begin on May 1 next. The Federation has 1 promised to support the miners, and the united mine-workers will formally indorse the movement at their annual convention in Columbus next month. About 150,000 men will be directly involved in the contest. Of these 75,000 will be in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia, 25,000 in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania, 13,000 in the Pittsburgh district and 20,000 in the central bitiiminous fields of this State. It is, of course, not expected hat the operators will concede the eight-hour day without a strike on the part of the miners. The latter are Jierefore arranging to collect a §1,000,300 defense fund by May 1. For six weeks prior to that date it is calculated that 500,000 of the 600,000 members of ,hc Federation of Labor will con- ;ribute ten cents each per week, mak- .ng 8300,000 from that source. The sev- :ral miners' organizations already have over §200,000 for their fund, and will swell the total before the battle begins to approximate a million. There are 75,000 miners already organized, and the others will join in anticipation of the struggle. SLAIN BY TRAMPS. Hoa*y Rains Swell tho Streams In Now England and the Middle States, CauslnR an Enormous Amount of Damage. NEW YOBTC, Jan. 38.— Much rain haa fallen over New England and the Middle States, and from many points come tidings of freshets ancl threatened flood. Bridges are being swept away in Dutchcss County, N. Y., and at Wassaic two women and a team were drowned in a swollen stream. In the Mohawk valley a breaking up of ice in the riveiA is feared. There is an immense ice-gorge near Tribe's Hill and people living on the lowlands are becoming frightened. The ice is piled to a great height. The people living along the banks of the Mohawk are Teady to leave their homes at a moment's notice. On the lower Hudson there has prevailed the fiercest gale and rain-storm of the season, and some places arc completely flooded. At Highland Light, Mass., a terrific southwest gale has developed and telegraphic communication is cut off. The storm is likely to causc'considerable damage in the bay and about Provincetown, The combination of a heavy fall of rain, a very high tide and a strong wind blowing the water in from Long Island sound caused the Housatonic and Naugatuck rivers to rise in an. alarming manner. Between 1 and 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon the water rose fourteen feet. A terrific rain-storm accompanied by high winds prevailed at Dan bury, Conn., and is doing a vast amount of damage. The water in Still river has 'risen above its banks and the lower floors of factories along its boundaries are flooded. In all parts of the city cellars are flooded and streets are about impassable. The schools are closed and business is practically suspended. It is reported that several wash-outs have occurred on the New York & New England railroad east of that city. A terrific rain-storm swept over the Wyoming valley Thursday morning, continuing till 3 o'clock in the afternoon. Over one-third of Wilkcsbarre, Pa., is now under water and traffic is completely suspended on the street railway. The steam-heating 1 plant is completely submerged and two fire-engines Helpless 40 Days Tho great agony caused by rheumatism la In- doaorlbablo, and tlio gratitude of those Who take Hood's Sttrflnnarllla and aro ourod Is often beyond expression. The following Is from a well-known •Wisconsin farmer, and Is endorse 1 by the editors of tho Nolllsvllle, Wis., Times as entirely true! •' For 25 yonre I havo sntTorotl with scliitlo rhenma- ttsm. Last November I was tUton worse than over and waa unable to set out of the house. I was nl- Most helpless for forty days, siiirarlng Rroat a«ony all tho time. In December I commnnood taking- Hood's Sarsnparllla. AC tor tho second bottle I was ablo to bo out ami nround and attend to business. I took flvo bottles, and am now so free from rheumatism that only occasionally I fool It sliRhtly on n sudden change of woathor. 1 havo Ri'civt confidence- In Hood's Sarsaparllla." CnAUMBS HANNAH, Christie, Clnrko Co.. WIs. N. B. If you mako up your mind to try Hoods' Sarsaparllla, do not bo induced to take any other. '8 Sold by all druggists. 81s six for $5. Prepared only by C. I. HOOD& CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, IOO Doses One Dollar PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. CAPTAIN N. J. McGowN, of the United States navy, died at Elizabeth, N. J. aged 80 years. A NKW party to be known as the Citizen's National Industrial Alliance has issued a call for a National convention to be held at Cincinnati between March 10 and 30 to organize a third party. JOHN P. UrciiANAtf was inaugurated Governor of Tennessee on the l!Jth. IN New York William M. Evarts (Rep.) and Governor Hill (Dem.) were nominated for United States Senators; in Pennsylvania C. F. .Black (Dem.) was nominated; in Indiana Governor llovey (Hep.) and Senator Voorhees (Dem.) were nominated, and in Colorado Senator Teller (Hep.) was reuominated. AT Austin, Tex., Governor Hogg and Lieutenant-Governor Peiidletou were inaugurated oil the 3Uth. Fl'XEHAL services over the remains of the late George JJancroft, tU*: historian, were held on the 30th at St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church at Washington. The interment would take place ut Worcester, Mass. THE inauguration of Hobert E. Pat- tition as Governor of Pennsylvania took place o» LATER NEWS. THE time was passed in the United States Senate on the 33d in discussing 1 cloture resolution. In the House ;he time was occupied in considering ;he charges made against the Commissioner of Pensions, and in discussing the naval appropriation bill. A bil ior the relief of the heirs of Richart W. Meade, of Pennsylvania, was favor ably reported. The claim has been pending since the Sixteenth Congress and is for 8:375,870. THK village of Seaville, Ky., was almost totally destroyed by an incendiary fire. THK 100th anniversary of the admission of Vermont into the Union was celebrated by the Vermont Association at Boston. ALL Chinese laundrymen and laborers had been driven from the towns of Western Alhene and Adams, in Oregon, by mwbs. A STEADY increase in the volume of trade throughout the country was reported by a New York commercial agency. JAMES A. WOOD, an attendant at the Richmond (Ind.) hospital for the insane, was found guilty of the i.mrder of J ay Hlount, an inmate, and sentenced to twenty-one years in the penitentiary. Miss. CiiAiti.KS RKISTERKK, wife of a, prominent resident of Upper Sandusky, O., eloped with a colored farm hand named James Pond. THE new building owned by Warner Bros, at Buffalo, N. Y., was burnt*, causing a loss of $300,000. Three firemen were killed by a falling wall. JAMES E. OWENS, aged 70 years, and his wife, aged 7-i years, were killed on the Baltimore & Ohio railway near Washington. THK flood in the Housatonic river in Connecticut had subsided. The break in the dam at Ansonia caused a loss of 8300,000. I.\ the United States the business failures during the seven days ended oil the 3.'id numbered 380, against 411 the preceding week and S38 the corresponding week last year. AN organization to be known as 1he Confederation of Industrial Organizations was perfected at Washington, aiu Ben Terrell, of Texas, was elected presi dent. The resolutions call for abolition of National bunks; Government loans to the people at 3 per cent, interest; prohibitioii of alien ownership of laud a graduated income tax; Governmeu ownership of the telegraph and rail roads, and the election of President Vice-president and United States Senators by direct vote of tbe A G:ing of Houghs Board a Truiu at Klmu, In., ixiul Murder tlio Conductor for Trying to Kjcct Them. DUIIUQUE, la., Jan. 23.—Conductor O'Neill of the Chicago & Northwestern railway was murdered by tramps aboard his train about 3 o'clock a. m., near Long Point, a station between Elma and Cedar Rapids. O'Neill was in charge of a freight train north-bound. At Elma three men boarded the train. They carried sacks, which it is believed contained articles which had been stolen. O'Neill was informed by the brakeman that the men had got aboard the train just as it was pulling oxit of the station and he went forward and ordered them off. They refused to get oft' or pay their fare, and it is supposed O'Neill attempted to eject them. Then they jumped upon him, one of them stabbing him in the aide and another hitting him. with some blunt instrument. ' The conductor vas found in a dying condition when ha train stopped at Long Point. The nen had escaped. There is little doubt hat they were house-breakers. The citizens of Long Point were informed EM. of the murder and pursuit has been jegun. It is believed the murderers are leaded for this cit,y. O'Neill was a popular and reliable employe. He leaves a wife and family at Belle Plaine. FUNERAL OF KALAKAUA. Imposing Ceremonies in San Francisco— The Charleston Hails for Honolulu. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 33.—The funeral of King Kalakaxia took place from the Trinity Episcopal Church of this city Thursday and was attended by a largo number of distinguished citizens and Government officials. The funeral arrangements were in charge of *the navy and militai'y authorities, and the ceremonies were vei-y imposing. The buildings along the line of march were closed and fully 100,000 spectators viewed the cortage. From the church the body was taken to the United States steamer Charleston, which will bear it to Honolulu. After the body had been placed on board the Charleston's anchors were weighed and she began to move down the bay, while minute guns were fired from the batteries at Alcatraz and the Presidio. About 5 o'clock p. m. the Charleston passed through Golden Gate and proceeded to sea. ]?or children a tuedi-- A Cough c i n e should be abso- MM ,«„_,,._ lutely reliable. A and Croup ^ other mi?st be able to Medicine, pin her faith to it as to- her Bible. It must contain nothing violent, uncertain, or dangerous. It must be standard in material and manufacture. It must be plain and simple to administer; easy and pleasant to take.- The child must like it. It must be- prompt in action, giving immediate relief, as childrens' troubles come quick, grow fast, and end fatally or otherwise in a very short time. It must not only relieve quick but bring them around quick, as. children chafe and fret and spoil; their constitutions under long confinement. It must do its work m moderate doses. A large quantity of medicine in a child is not desirable. It must not interfere with the hanna now extends from Tunkhannock j child's spirits, appetite or general', to Nanticoke, a distance of thirty-seven 4 health. These things SUlt Old. as miles, and it is feared that the storm j well as young folks, and make Bomay cause the river to back up and schee's German Syrup the favorite flood the section from end to end. It was \ family medicine. ® rumored that the Timkhannock bridge had been swept down by the torrent, but up to a late hour the rumor had not been verified. A dam at llibernia, N. Y., on Wapping creek, has been broken, adding tho water of a large pond to the already swollen stream. The rush of ice and water struck the large iron bridge on the Central 'New England & Western railroad just below the dam and moved it several feet out of line, stopping trains. An iron highway bridge was destroyed and part of tho mill at llibernia torn away. At Pleasant Valley, a few miles below, the people of the village were driven into the second stories of their houses and were only able to get about in boats. Two or three bridges were carried away oa the New York & Massachusetts railroad near Pine Plains. People residing in the vicinity of Cape Henry were terrified Thursday night by the storm. Houses swayed and trees were bent to the ground. Many inhabitants gathered their valuables together ready to leave, as every moment they expected to see their dwellings blown out to sea. The velocity of tho wind reached sixty miles an hour and was somewhat in the form of a cyclone. Early Thursday morningjthe water in the Housatonic and Naugatuck (Conn.) rivers began rising and by noon seven feet of water was falling over the dam. All of the factories were closed down at noon and large crowds gathered along the river. Fears were entertained that the dam would not withstand the pressure, so Foreman ' Cuvley of the water company stationed sentinels along the river at (5 o'clock and arranged to have an alarm sounded in case of danger. At 7:43 p. m. the gate-house on the west end of the long dam began to waver and the dan ger signal was at once given. Five minutes after the signal was sounded the gate-house was twisted around by a large body of pack ice, and this movement was closely followed by the giving away of a section of the dam three feet in depth and about 800 feet in Length. Just before the dam gave way the gauge showed seven feet ten inches of water going over the dam. The gong continued to sound and the people rushed from their houses; amid great excitement. The immense volume of water rushed down the river and the paper-mill and Albert Daggett's postal- card factory were the heaviest losers. Two hundred feet of the Housatonic railroad trestle was carried away at the same spot as in last week's flood. A pile-driver was swept down tho river and two men had to jump to save themselves. There is now four feet of water on the Derby railroad tracks and trains have stopped running. A number of factories will be compelled to close. At midnight hundreds of people were flocking to the scene, and great excitement prevails. So far no serious accidents have been reported. The dam, which was built in 1870, was 500 feet long and 23 feet deep. It cost $1,000,000 to build. 1 a foam ."OL CEMTILKI i Genuine Ilnnd-ioircd, an elegant and styl- «J» Ish dress Shoe which commends Itnelf. $ M .00 Hand-newcd Welt. A lino calfSUoe uncqual- <*» cd for stylo and durability. ._.... ijcs.!>0 Ooodycnr U'cltts the standard dross Shoe, at «S a popular price. , . . „ tf.O.50 Policeman'!? Shoe is especially adapted for O railroadmen, farmers,etc. . Ail made in Congress, Button and Lace. $<r>.00 for Ladles, is tho only baud-sewed shoe sold 1 o5 at this popular r vice. Vn.E>0 I>a»Koln Shoe fur Ladlcn.ia anew departure£, nnd promises to become very popular. «tf>.00 Shoe for Ladled, nnd *U.?5 fop Kisses still! fSS. retain their excellence for stylo, etc. All goods warranted and stamped with name on bot-- torn. If advertised local agent cannot supply you.- Bond direct to factory enclosing advertised price or e» costal for order blanks., W. &. BQUCtLAS, nrodtton, Mai*. M-fUilE IBIS l'AP£Rn«7 Urns jou»llt«. , DOES CURB In its First Stages. Be sure you yet tho genuine. Oouo with the Gems. NEW YOKK, Jan. 23.—William C. Duncan, a city salesman for the diamond house of Lewesohu & Co., Maiden lane, has disappeared with §30,000 worth of diamonds and pearls. The bulk of the property is in diamonds. Last Thursday he started uptown with about 830,000 worth of goods. On his return he told Mr. Lexow, the manager, that he had left General JJeuet part of the goods for approval with WASHINGTON, Jan. 33.—Brigadier different firms, accounting carefully for General S. V. lienet, chief of ordinanco each stone, it is learned that he had of the army, Thursday was placed o» Btot been aear any of the stores at which j the retired list, having reached. tl?a e left the stones. i Gl $9 ye*n» Au Ojiera-Iiou.su iu Ashes. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 23.—Tho Journal's special from Winona, Minn., says that the opera-house in that city burned Tuesday night soon after thij performance was finished. The Maggio Mitchell Company had occupied thu house for the evening's performance and some of the property of the company was destroyed. Loss, $7,000. GOLD MEDAL, PARIS, 1B7B. W. BAKER & CO.'S Breakfast Cocoa from whlcb tho excess of,oil' has been removed, la absolutely pnro ttnd'. it ia Ki/liiblv. No Chemicals arc used in its prep;ir:it;oa. It bat more than t/iree films the strength of Cocoa mi:#^;wltli Starch, Arrowroot civ Sugar, is therefore fur muvo eco- i uuniicu), coating lung than out cenlacii]>. lti«delicious,nour- UlOESTEU,~auU admirably adapted for invalid* M well as for persons in health. Sold by Oroc»?g CTeryvrhete. W BAKER & COT, Dorchester, Mass.

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