The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on May 27, 1891 · Page 2
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efftjn who takes the vutperf etularlr from the, ce. Whathef dlreetdtf to his imwe or whether a Subscriber or not, IB responsible for the pay. * courts have decided that refusing to taks Ipaporg and periodicals from tho postoffloe, >-,( pvlntf and leftvtrtjt them Uncalled for to pnmo * fereidenct* nt INTENTION A & if KA irn. PROGRESS IN IOWA, The Growing Prosperity of Out Incomparable State. NELSON A. MILEB, who has just •Jffttamcd from an extended trip through ttexico, says the Apaches of the ex- <tfceme southwest are now devoting themselves to agriculture. They will |»robnbly raise wheat instead of Cain Itereafter. prestige of the United States in ikrath America can but be injured if the ttata succeeds in her attempted escape. Her captain's act in leaving San Diego, •at the same time detaining a United States official on board, puts her in the Category of piratical craft. THE island of Hawaii, the largest in ibe Sandwich group, is constantly increasing in size, owing to the ever-flowing 1 streams of lava, which run out to «be sea and flow over, and make the shores of the island overhanging the stem of the formation. THERE were 800 tons of anthracite «oal taken the other day from New York for Hamburg at eight shillings per ton. and understood to be going out for use in American cooking stoves in Ctermany, in which soft coal had been used and found not to work satisfactorily. ____________ IT Is asserted that the idea of the slot machine is very old. In an inn in one of the rural districts of England the tobacco for the guests was kept in a •box which was opened by an English •penny; this box was certainly, so the 'landlord averred, one hundred and fifty years old. ^^^^^^^^^^^^ THE republic of Colombia is to be "well represented at the Columbian exposition at Chicago. The Colombian government has appointed as commissioners two of its most distinguished citizens, and the building to be put np by our sister republic will be one of the great attractions of Chicago in 1893. Improvements Now In Process of Con. Btructlon—Public nnd Private Building .Enterprise*—Two Des Moines Struct* ures Costing 81,000,000. THE secretary of state has received "the German government's official ac- •ceptance of the invitation to the fair. Three of the great European powers— England, Germany and France—have now accepted and it may be assumed as beyond question that all the smaller ones will follow suit to the best of their ability and make as good a showing aa can. OSCAK H. OGDEN and E. B. Parker Ifcre two young men who went west to :,grow up with the country and hit the 'Combination about right. They went •to the Elkhorn district in Montana a ;year ago and located six claims. As •work progressed on the claims the ^property put on such a rosy hue as a fold mine that they have disposed of it far $100,000. A FOBMEB secretary of the Japanese legation in Washington, Shiro Akabane by name, learned to dance while in America and took back with him a Baltimore gir-l as his wife, Miss Helen Barry. Within a sh< t time after the diplomate's return home the entire fashionable population of Tokio were learning to danee, and now dancing is a -•Craze there. ~BABON FAVA, the Critic declares, dur- ?ing his residence in Washington lived • well and generously. His wife being vfn. Italy, he did not keep up a large vprivate establishment, but he had comfortable apartments on H street, near Seventeenth, taking his meals at the .Metropolitan club, and he entertained .OB freely and as often as a gentleman •of his age and circumstances could have .been expected to. 'THE farmers of Kansas are called up- to fight the chinch bugs which are • devastating their wheat fields. The •only remedy thus far discovered is spreading artificially a contagious dis- • ease among the bugs. Experiments in • the propagation of this contagion have been made in the laboratory of the ag- «ricultural station in State university. Farmers are asked to capture and send tfn. large numbers of fine, healthy bugs .In order that they may be infected and turned loose to scatter a plague among their fellows. MB. CHILTON, of Texas, will be the jyoungest man in the U. S. senate. He is but thirty-six. Mr. Mori-ill, at the age • of eighty-one, is the oldest. Of young men may be mentioned Kyle and Irby, who are thirty-seven; Dubois, who is •forty; Turpie, who is forty-two; Kenna and Pettigrew and Ilansbrough, who are forty -three; Dixou and Faulkner, who are forty-four, and Hill, who is forty-five. Brown, Dawes, Barbour, Pugh and Palmer are, except Mprrill, file only senators over seventy, and &key are but little past that mark. [Special De9 Moines Correspondent.] Your correspondent calls to mind some of the things that »re in progress in some parts of Iowa: The Presbyterian college at Fort Dodge is to be enlarged and have a better endowment. Carroll, has secured a boot and shoe factory, a kite-shaped track and a normal college. Humcston has raised five thousand dollars to put their normal college in better shape, Columbus Junction has raised a considerable sum of money by subscription, secured a new manager, and their normal college will boom, Marshalltown has raised $50,000, and will secure a beet sugar plant that will cost half a million. Atlantic has just put in an electric light plant. Many new homes are being built. All the houses are occupied. Cedar Rapids will have a consolidation of her city railway companies, and the entire lino will be one system, and run by electricity. Creston is completing a system oi waterworks, and is preparing to enlarge the blue grass palace for the season of '91. At Council Bluffs a magnificent hotel, the best ever built or operated in that city, has just been completed and dedicated. The opera hoxise has passed under the management of a stock company, and better attractions will be played. The handsome Eiseman building will soon be opened as a di-y goods establishment. A large and handsome Y. M. C. A. building is being erected at Iowa City; also a large new building for the use oi one of the departments of the university. The Webster City Freeman and the leading bank of Webster City are building handsome buildings. The grand cornmandery of Knights Templar will build a summer home, a place for the grand commandery tc meet, at Spirit Lake. Plans are already drawn. Two buildings are being erected in Des Moines, to-wit: The Youngerman block and the Equitable block, which together will cost nearly a million of dollars, and will be the handsomest structure of the kind in the state. Des Moities will build two thousand five hundred smaller buildings during the summer of 1891. At Burlington the Hawkeye reports increased activity in real estate. Burlington has raised a large sum of money to hold a mammoth celebration on the Fourth of July. The Ottumwa Coal Palace association has enlarged its capital stock and increased the appropriation for decorations by doubling the amount At Muscatine a very expensive, strong and durable bridge has been built across the Mississippi, connecting that enterprising c'ty with the Illinois shore for the first time in its history. Other improvements are in progress at Muscatine, which place is so famous in Iowa and the entire west for the matchless vegetable -product of Muscatine island. A good woman in Vermont who died a few days ago left ten thousand dollars in her will for the benefit of Tabor college. The Winoua <fc Southwestern railroad is being extended in northern Iowa. The Fort Madison & Northwestern railroad is being built in southeastern Iowa. The Wheel Scraper company at Mount Pleasant has been awarded a charter, and will light Mount Pleasant with electricity. The large addition being built to the Clarinda hospital for the insane is up and inclosed and rapidly approaching completion. The institution for the employment of the poor blind at Knoxville is well under waj r , and will be completed this summer. Knoxville has also organized a trotting association; built a kite- shaped track, and offers $40,000 i n premiums for a horse trot that occurs soon. Audubon has lately completed and opened a new hotel, better than any they ever had before. Senator Parrott & Sons have established at Waterloo a monthly agricultural journal, the Rural Life, Waterloo has secured a packing house and a number of new enterprises. Charles City has raised a bonus of £30,000 and secured the removal of an educational institution from Galena, 111., to that place. LEO ON LABOR. the pope's totigr-TAlked-itH Enojrolioftt on Social attentions. ROME, May 28.— The full tefct of the pope's encyclical has appeared. In his exordium the pope dilates . upon the task which he has set himself in defining for t'.ie guidance of the church its position toward the existing social questions. His holiness refers to the pressing importance of the matter and the difficulty in dealing with it arising from its complex character, owing to the numerous concurrent factors requiring consideration, yet, he says, a solution can be obtained by applying the eternal principles on which the teachings of the church are always based. Now as ever men's relations toward each other as individuals or parts of society must have the sanction of the old authority. The divine law (Deuteronomy vi., 21) rejects the socialist solution of the social problem, which would abolish private property, substituting a collective and common ownership. Proceeding to consider the relations of the state to the individual the pope says: "To think that tho authority of the state ought ivrbltrarlly to invnde family Intimacy Is a great and pernicious error. Undoubtedly It can Intervene when the condition of. the family Is too disastrous, but only to alleviate It^and to safeguard tho rights and Interests of public power without violating the rights of Individuals. To go bo- yond these limits would violate tho nature of things. The state should not destroy or absorb paternal power to conciliate) the rights of the state, of tho capitalist and of the proletariat. Wo affirm unhesitatingly that human efforts are impotent without the concurrence of the church." A long demonstration follows recalling all that the church has done to better the lot of the proletariat. The pope says: •'A capital error is to beliove that the rich and the proletariat are condemned by nature to battle and duel without end. The one has need of the other. Capital is powerless wlth- put work and workmen are powerless without capital. The proletariat cannot and ought not to Injure cither capital or mas'tcr. But in order to obtain respect for their rights they must abstain from violence. They ought not to have recourse to sedition nor to listen to the ehimer- cal promises of agitators. "On the other hand, masters ought to respect the Individuality and dignity of the man and Christian In workmen and not abuse them inhumanely in their work nor exploit them beyond their forces. Let masters remember that tho TJivine and the human law forbids them to . profits from the misery of the poor. But besides the religious means it is necessary that there should be a cooperation of human means. The state ought to favor the prosperity of society as much as of individuals. It ought to watch over the purity, morals and Interior order of families; the safe keeping of religion, justice ancl moderation, and the equal division of the public charges, all of which contribute largely to the amelioration of the conditions of the proletariat. The larger this general prosperity the less will workers seek recourse to exceptional means to ameliorate their conditions. "Proletarians have the same rights as citizens as the rich, consequently they have a right to the same interest on the part of the state. Governments should carefully observe their obligations in the distribution of justice. Absolute equity, however, is a chimera. Social hierarchies are based on natural principles. Tho state ought to see that all covenants related to work are conscientiously observed and should oppose anything that might cause popular passions. Yielding to unhealthy excitations would provoke trouble and violence. Small wages often give rise to strikes disastrous not only to the workmen and their masters but to the general interests of commerce and public industry. Governments ought to prevent au explosion at these crises. '•The moral dignity, which is equal among the poor and rich, exacts repose from work on- certain days. The state ought to care for the workmen and not let them become the prey of speculators and usurers who are seeking to abuse their weakness in order to obtain exclusive and dishonest profits. A man's work should not go to such an extent that he in forced to succumb under an excess of corporal fatigue. Everybody's physical forces are limited and humanity forbids that they should be exceeded." The pope attaches particular importance to working people's associations, and says that corporations so useful in the past ought to be adapted to present needs. These associations, he adds, would better answer the ends for which they were formed if they were composed of both workmen and their masters, and their action ought to develop more and more. The pope greatly praises their endeavoring to better the condition of tho proletariat, to establish bonds of mutual equity between workmen and their masters, to maintain tho senti ment of reciprocal duties and to combat intslm- peranoe among workmen. His holiness says: "The question of wages Is particularly delicate; Justice exacts that au agreed salary should be paid At the same time agreements entered into by workmen ought to be respected. The state should see that these reciprocal obligations are executed. An element of the question is that the workman ought to be able with his salary to provide the necessities of life. '•In all these questions it is essential that state representatives should not Intervene inconsiderately. It will suffice to reserve examination of these points to the judgment of associations in order to safeguard the interests of both employers and employed. The tutelage and authority of the state ought to intervene only as much as general interests demand. A great social advantage lies in laws which favor a municipality of properties. These are the best means to prevent opposition between extreme riches and extreme poverty, but it Is also necessary that the properties shall not be overtaxed. The state commits an injustice in undue exactions from individuals. Institutions for aiding the poor and facilitating a conciliation between the various social classes are especially useful in obtaining desirable ro- IOWA STATE NEWS. INSANITY INCREASING. Alarming Growth of the Malady In State, Especially Aituing Farmer*. Assistant Secretary Andrews, of the state board of health, has prepared an interesting table of the number of cases of insanity within the state and the alarming growth of the malady, especially among the people living in the mraldistricts. In July, 1889, there were at Mount Pleasant 428 males and 33tt females, a total of 764. At Independence there were 890 males and 870 females, a total of 700. At this time the Clarinda hospital was not open. Up to March 3, 1800, there wei-e at Independence 439 males, 884 females; a total of 828. At Mount Pleasant there were 350 males, 448 females; a total of 798; while at Clarinda there were 307 males. This gives a grand total of 1,525 for 1889, with 1,940 for 1890, which is an alarming increase. Dr. Andrews says the increase is larger in the ritral districts, among farmers, and especially so among their wives and daughters. He is unable to account for it unless it is that the humdrum, hard-working, pleasure-ignoring lives they lead is to blame. A CENTURY OLD. Her Mrs. Jonnette Ohlshotm Celebrated Ono Hundredth Anniversary. The 100th anniversary of the birth of Mrs. Jennette Chisholrn was celebrated at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. William Allen, near Keokuk, the other day. The venerable lady was born in Invernes, Scotland, in 1791. When I? years old she came . to Baltimore, the ocean voyage lasting thirteen weeks. From Baltimore she made the trip to Pittsburgh by ox team, there being no railroads in those days. In 1860 she came to Iowa, where she has since resided. Eighty-two years ago she was ] married, and of the union were born four children, all of whom are dead. Aside from grandchildren, the only surviving member of her immediate family is a sister living in Ohio. She is still hale and hearty and attends to her own room. Among her articles of furniture is her bridal bed, which she still uses. A Horrible Death. While Peter Smith and wife, who live near Weaver, were eating dinner the other day their little daughter, aged about 2 years, got up from the table and went outdoors, to which her father and mother paid no attention. A little later they heard the child scream. Mr. Smith immediately rose from the table and ran to the stable, where he found her under one of the horses with both legs and neck broktm and brains dashed out. Shot His Mother-ln-taw. Thomas Saunders, a Le Mars farmer, shot his mother-in-law, M,ary Leister, and then put a bullet in his own brain. Saunders had been having domestic troubles, and his wife returned to her mother's home. The deserted husband blamed his mother-in-law for the trouble and went to her home and shot her while his wife begged for her mother's life. The woman's wound was dangerous, but she might recover. Sentenced for Burning His House. At Marshalltown Judge Hindman sentenced C. II. Hildebrand to nine months in the penitentiary for burning his house in March, to destroy the property of his wife and family. When sentenced Hildebrand feigned insanity and acted in a violent manner. On examination, however, he was pro- rounced sane and .was taken to Fort Madison. CITY, N. D., has a curiosity *ta horse flesh that is simply astonishing. He is a sorrel, stands fully 19 bauds, or 6 feet 4 inches, from floor to •withers; his legs are 3 feet (5 inches 'before touching tho body, arid a small •broncho can easily walk under him. A .axan 6 feet in height can't see over his back, even when standing on tiptoe. In length he is fully 13 feet, or 17 feet from -tip of nose to tip of tail. When staiid- tag with his head as ordinarily checked up a six jot man, by standing on tip- jfcoe, can just touch the base of the ear. NEW MONEY. THE longest suit of hair in the world ''la perhaps that which grows on the he&d of Miss Ascuath Philpott, of Gainesville, Tex., hers trailing on the .ground when she btands, nearly four .feet, aud measuring in all ten feet seven ifuches. The present growth is of the ;past seven years, as in 1884 her head •vwas shaved during a spell of brain •fever. It is necessary to her health to €at out large quantities of hair every tew months, aud this she has a regular «ale for from some large wig manufac- tpry in the east, which pays her well fprit> as its fcftOaesB and silky gloes i* Secretary Foster Approves the Design foil the Two-IJollar Certificates. WASHINGTON, May 18.—Secretary Foster has approved the design for the new two-dollar certificates prepared to prevent a repetition in counterfeiting the old. The vignette of the late Secretary Windom adorns the center of the note, while the figure "2" is much larger and more prominent than in those ol previous issues. A bright carmine takes the place of the ugly brown seal. Between §80,000,000 and $40,000,000 of the old certificates are reported to be in circulation. As rapidly as they are turned into the treasury department, however, they are beiotf destroyed. Following this idea tho pope then particularly mentions associations for mutual succor and institutions for Insurance in case of accidents, sickness, aod genuine workmen's associations uurt bishops encouraging them, and finally rich Catholics acting as voluntary friends of proletarians, contributing with money to develop these associations, andsuys: "In the presence ot the efforts of so many generous minds we have not the right to de- spulr of our times. Let the state protect the right of legitiment associations among citizens, but let It take care not to interfere with the internal order of life of any one. The real condition of life is that it proceed from internal movement. Exterior conditions ought only to facilitate pulsations having an internal origin. These associations ought to be administered by upright men who in crises and difficulties may fulfill the role of equitable arbitrators. The conclusion from all these complex questions is that universal cooperation is necessary and that everybody ought to help willingly under tne auspices Of faith and Christian morality." THE navy department is still in some straits to find able seamen enough to man our ships. Nearly all of the recruits that the law allows have been taken on, and there are not enough men to go around. It is said at the navy department that there must be a pro rata scaling down of the complements of all of our ships—at least until congress meets and makes arrangements to enlarge the for<;e. The White squadron, now at Norfolk* will be the first io ieei the reduction, land it is understood thai, the Chicago is to lose I seventy and the Boston apt Atiaat^ J INDUSTRIAL AND FINANCIAL. A CHEWING gum concern in Brooklyn has become a stock company with a capital of $1,000,000- AN average crop of hay in the United States is estimated at 40,000,000 tons and the value is estimated at $387,000,000. THE first carload of cedar wood was shipped from Arkansas to Europe the other day. It will come back in the shape of lead pencils. 4. CONSIGNMENT/ to a single London dealer not long ago consisted of 82,000 - - - fio.000 Ibirdwi Many Horses Burned. Carlson & Milburn's wagonshop and G. Haunsman's livery at Manson were destroyed by an incendiary fire, and twentj'-one horses, including three val- vable stallions, perished in the flames. A Marshalltown buggy company lost eleven horses and a valuable, stock oi buggies. ^ IS'eWH in JSnnf. The decision of the United States supreme court that the Pullman Car Company can be taxed on its mileage in the state w.ill result in the collection of about 8:35,000 back taxes by the county treasurer. Ten thousand coal miners in the state are on a strike. The jewelry and drug store of Hoi- brook Bros., at Dyersville, was entered by thieves and 55000 in cash stolen. The body of Frank Weber, whose parents live in Des Moines, was found in the river at Muscatine. Burglars raided seven residences in Mason City the other night. C. C. Oliphant, living in Kichland township, Adair county, stabbed his brother-in-law, Cliff Carl, inflicting a wound that would probably prove fatal. They engaged in a family quarrel. Lloyd Sayman, 16 years old, ol Newell, was killed by the kick of a horse which struck him in the bovvela He lived only twenty-four hours. Gay Long, a Celestial laundryman, has returned to Keokuk from Warsaw, 111., because he was not allowed to mingle in society at the latter place. In a freighc collision at Des Moines, Engineer Richmond was killed and Fireman Newman Injured. Audubon county pays a bounty of ten cents a scalp for pocket gophers. A gang of burglars robbed the post office at Ogden of $400. There were 444 inmatvjs of the state soldiers' home during April, and the expense to the state was $5,400. Axel Truedson committed suicide on a farm at Villisca by shooting himself. He was despondent. He had an estate in his native country (Sweden) and was well educated. Mrs. Celia White, of Burlington, contests the claim of A. B. Howell, oi Vinton, as to being the oldest Iowa settler. She says she has lived in the state fifty-six years, having located where Salem now stands in the year REVISION SHELVED. Ihe Prentjytertan As»e»Mfr Postpones AW tlon on the Change* In the Confession of Faith—Abstract of the Proposed Attertu tlon i. DKTKOIT, Mich., May 38. — In Friday's session of the Presbyterian general assembly, the report of the committee on revision of the confession of faith was read by the chairman, Rev. William C. Roberts, D. D., president of the Lake Forest university. The expected debate on the revision of the confession was no doubt closed for this year by the adoption of Dr. Hayes' motion that the report of the committee be sent down to the Presbyteries for criticisms, etc., during which the committee—continued at its request till next assembly—can then make its final report. The following 1 is an abstract of the changes recommended by the committee on revision: "In chapter 1 'ot tho Holy Scriptures,' sc -tlon 5, are Inserted the words: 'And the truthfulness of the history, the faithful witness of prophecy and miracle.' as among the arguments for the Inspiration of tho Scripture. "Chapters'of God's eternal decree'has sections 1 and 2 unchanged, sections 3 and 4 stricken out, "Section 5, which Is the portion of tho present confession relating to foreordinatlon, becomes section 3, and is amended to read as fol lows: "God before tho foundation of the world was laid, according to His eternal and immutable purpose and tho secret council and good pleas' ure of His will, has predestined some of man* kind unto life and hath particularly and un chans;eably chosen them In Christ unto ever lasting glory, out of His mere free grace anc love, without any foresight of faith or good •works, or perseverance in either of them or any other thing in 1he creature, as conditions or causes, moving Him thereunto, and all to the praise of His glorious grace.' "Section 6 remains unchanged and becomes section 4. Section 7 was amended and be comes section 5 and is as follows: "The rest of mankind God was pleased, ac cording to the unsearchable counsel of His own •will, -whereby He extendeth or withholdeth mercy as He pleaseth, not to elect unto, ever lasting life, but to ordain them to dlshono and wrath for their sin, to the praise o His glorious justice; yet so as hereby nelthe is any limitation put upon tho offer of salvation to all upon condition of faith in Christ, no Is restraint laid upon the offer of salvation to all upon condition of faith in Christ, nor Is re straint laid upon the freedom of any one t hinder his acceptance of this offer.' "Section 8 Is unchanged, save in numeration. "Chapter 4, 'of Creation.' receives som amendments that are merely verbal. Th same may be said of the changes in chapter 'oftheFallof Man;'chapter?,'of God's Cove nant with Man,' and chapter 8, 'of Christ tho Mediator.' "A chapter, 'of the Holy Spirit,' is made chapter 9. "The chapter on free will—now chapter 10—is amended by the addition of those words to the declaration on the insufficiency of the will of man for spiritual goodness: 'Yet .is his responsibility as a free moral agent not thereby inspired.' "The chapter on the universal offer of the gospel is made more complete in terms. "The docirine of justification, of «avtng -faith, of good works and of religious worship receive only verbal changes. "In the pronouncement upon lawful oaths 'popish monastic vows' are described simply as'monastic vows.' Similar changes with regard to the term 'papist' are made in the chapter on marriage and divorce, and the pope of Rome ceases in the revision to bo described as anti-Christ. The sacrifice of the mass is also referred to as a 'Roman Catholic doctrine' rather ihon 'popish,' but it continues to be designated as abominably injurious. "Clause 3 ot chapter 12 is changed to read as follows: "'All infants dying In infancy and all other persons who from birth to death are incapable of being outwardly called by the ministry of the Word are redeemed by Christ and regenerated by the Spirit, who worketh when and where and how He pleaseth.' This Is a radical alteration, differing from the old confession in the insertion of the words 'all,' 'from birth to death,'are redeemed,' and are regenerated by the Spirit.' "An entirely new clause is as follows: "'Chapter 25, section 6. There is no other head of the church but the Lord Jesus Christ, and the claim ot the pope of Rome to be the vicar of Christ and the head of the church universal is without warrant in Scripture or in fact, and is a usurpation dishonoring to the Lord Jesus Christ.'" WINDWEPT, THEIR DEMANDS. Legislation Favored by the Trans-Mississippi Congress In Session at Denver. DENVEB, Col., May 23.—The report of the committee on resolutions of the trans-Mississippi congress was adopted Friday. A synopsis is as follows: It recommends that congress pass the Burrows bill appropriating $10,000,000 for the building and maintenance of levees on the Mississippi river; demands wise governmental supervision ot railroads; recommends the granting of liberal charters and subsidies to steamship lines under the American flag; favors the admission of New Mexico and Arizona into the union; asks congress to pass the Torrey bankruptcy law; to cede to the different states all the arid lands except mineral lands; to enact such legislation as will foster our mining interests; recommends more stringent naturalization laws; favors the immediate construction of the Hennepin canal and the immediate completion of the jetties at Galveston, Upon the silver question it asks that the congress of the United States be petitioned to repeal all laws which in their effect work dishonor upon or in the least challenge the sovereignty of the silver dollar as an absolute measure of values, and to restore to silver the place given it as perfect money by the framers of our government. The congress also asks the president and congress to attempt to bring around an international recognition and adjustment of silver as money, or asks that a limited agreement be sought wlthothe nations of the Latin union whereby the mints of those nations may again be t opened for the coinage of silver. It also favors negotiations with the Spanish-American nations for a common currency for this continent south of Canada. A minority report on the silver clause simply 'demands the free and unlimited coinage of silver.' " The regular order of business was taken up with a resolution deploring the enacting of a law by the Forty- ninth congress prohibiting foreign capital from, investing in real estate and mines. Adopted. The hand of the Louisiana lottery combination was manifested in the defeat of resolutions calling for a consti% tutional amendment by which lotteries could be legalized in any state: The vote stood 95 to 80. Part* Of MlMottrt Vlfllttd by a Cyclone— Several ll*e« loftt and a Knmber of Vornong Injured- Cuttle, Hag*, HorNft* and Fowl* Stain by the Scoren-Hulld- Ingft Demolished and Crop* Hulned. MBXICO, Mo., May 22.— The cyclone Which passed otfter the northern portion of Audrain county Wednesday afternoon killed only three persons, but seriously injured a score of others, of whom four will die. The track of the itorm was about 100 yards wide, and passed over twelve houses, of which only a portion of one was left standing. The residences of Alexander Carter, William Powell, Oil- artl Brothers, B. tfunkel, George Crane, William Yoetmeier, T. B. Ham, Val- ertine Brdell, S. 8. Norris, A. Ahlfeldt, J. M. Menefee and John Doerger were blown down and literally torn to pieces. Kunkel received injuries from which he died within an hour. [lis sons Otto and Henry were severely hurt. Mr. Yoetmeier, wife and child, and Clarence Harvey, who were visiting there, were badly cut and bruised. The house of S. S. Norris was blown to pieces and the seven members of the family who were in the house were all injured. Three of them, Miss Gertie Fletcher, Mrs. Seal, the mother-in-law, and a small child cannot live. Close at hand was the house of John Doerger, which was demolished. The 0-year-old daughter was killed, and the rest of the family, five in number, were injured, a 9-year-old daughter fatally. All of Mr. Doerger's stock was killed. Three men, Mason Kerman, Thomas and Homer Rogers, seeing the storm coming, lay flat on the ground and clasped hands. Homer, who was in the middle, was killed, while the other two were uninjured. In the western part of the county the worst damage was done at the farm of J. A. Harrington. His son was blown a half mile and lodged in a tree, his legs being broken. A fine stallion was blown 500 yards and killed. All the members of the family were injured. Hundreds of cattle, hogs and sheep were killed, CENTRALIA, Mo., May <J!i. — A funnel- shaped cyclone, one-half mile wide, passed a mile north of this place Wednesday evening. By it a number of dwellings were totally destroyed and many persons injured, some fatally. Barns and fences were swept away, chickens, hogs and stock killed in ]«irge numbers. A horse belonging to Joseph Tucker was carried a quarter of a mile and blown over his residence. John F. Harrison and family of a wife and eight children were all more or less injured. One child 10 years of age was carried a half mile, and, when found, a stick had been driven through the left arm. Mr. Harrison, besides injuries to his family, will have a loss of $4,000 in stock and buildings. A Mrs. Richardson is seriously hurt, and II. C. Hunt, of Centralia, is reported fatally injured. ST. Louis, May 22. — A special from Merely, Mo., says: A most destructive wind,rain and hailstorm passed over this place Wednesday. Hailstones as large as eggs -fell, completely demolishing crops of every description. The wind blew a perfect tornado. The rain fell in such quantities as to completely inundate fields, drowning small stock. During the storm, which lasted about an hour, the darkness was appalling. It is believed the damage in this vicinity will reach $300,000. Fortunately no lives were lost. All telegraph wires were torn down, EMPOBIA, Kan., May 22. — A terrific wind and rainstorm visited this city and vicinity late Wednesday evening. A great deal of damage has been done to crops, buildings and fences. The storm seems to have been worse a few miles sovith of here. On the farm owned by Dr. McCloudless, of this city, the house* occupied by E. L. Dain was completely demolished. One of Mr. Dain's daughters was fatally crushed. Another daughter is seriously hurt. Everything about the place is blown to fragments. TRIED TOCHEAT UNCLE SAM. INCOMES AND FORTUNES. Frank Fetter, of the state university at Bloomington, Ind., won first fcoaors l»-ttie interstate Erlau, in Hun« revenue which THE archbishop of gury, has a yearly amounts to 9375,000. THE prince bishop of Cracow, io Austrian Galicia, receives in revenues each year the sum of $300,000. FEED TABAL, formerly « Harper (Kan.) boy, gets $18,000 a year as horse jockey, and only rides half the year. BJ3f<3 GEOBGUS, of Grofloe, faaji • a, £0^ tune of arwwi An Iowa Railroad Official Indicted by tho Grand Jury for 1'addlng Mails. DBS MOINES, la., May 22.—The federal grand jury has returned an indictment against J. C. Newton for conspiring to defraud the government by padding mails. Newton is vice president and general manager of the Des Moines & Kansas City road. He is a millionaire, who came to Iowa from Holyoke, Mass. During April, by order of the government, all mail matter was weighed on the trains to form a basis for the contracts. It is charged that Newton secured large quantities of old newspapers and sent them over his line from Kanesville,'Mo.,toDesMoiues and then back again. The amount thus sent was from 200 to 500 pounds daily, sufficient to increase the government compensation, for carrying mails on his road from $5,000 to 810,000 per year. It is claimed Aarge quanti- the mail matter were California au^ Texas to of Newton. Post Office George M. Christian has work on the case for some weeks. The indictment caused a great surprise here. M. F. Oxford, of Kanesville, who seems to have been fully in the conspiracy, has been in- dieted along with Newton. The latter is at present in Massachusetts, therefore it will be some days before his arrest can be accomplished. Newton's bail is fixed at ijW.OOO and Oxford's a* «2,000. Must Hot Sell Uquor. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. May 33.—The In* diana Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows oo Thursday took a decided position oa temperance. Resolutions were adopted setting forth the need of such legislation and instructing the representatives to vote to forever exclude any one who is engaged i» any manner with the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liqw>r$ os sale o< fettpxieftr log drinks an.d p®$]o &ft 8#y member of thu ord ties of sent to relatives Detective been at

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