The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on May 27, 1891 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 27, 1891
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THE EEPUBLICAN. STARR A ttA.t,I.OCK t PnbtUher*. ALGONA. JOWA. The News Condensed, Important Intelligence From All Parts, DOMESTIC. A SuNDAY-sritoor, convention held at Lockport, N. Y., decided that the works of K. P. Hoe and Mrs. Holmes are unfit for Sunday-school libraries. JosKi'H IlAU.AGHAN and James Sullivan, young men, stabbed each other fatally in a fight in Chicago. TIIK visible supply of grain in the United States on the 18th was: Wheat, 19,'2415,14'J bushels; corn, 8,480,844 bushels; oats. 3,071,705 bushels. TIIK California Fruit Canneries Company, with a capital stock of $2,000,000 and comprising two-thirds of the fruit canneries in the state, has been incorporated. IN a rear-end collision on the Louisville & Nashville railroad near Phelan, Ala., an engineer, a fireman and a brakeman were killed and several cars of merchandise were burned. IT was reported that a train went through a bridge near Albuquerque, N. M., and that twelve persons were killed. FOUR persons, Paul Eggar, Charles Laurell, Kertha Camentz and Jennie Moore, committed suicide in Chicago on the 18th. GHKAT damage was clone to the strawberry crop in Wisconsin by frosts. TIIF, directors of the Shoe & Leather bank of Auburn, Me., report that they lost $180,000 by defaulting Cashier Percival. WHILE his wife was absent consulting a physician concerning his health William Bermillie, a farmer, committed suicide near Sandusky, O., by hanging himself. AT a mass-meeting of Italians at Boston a movement was started to present to the city a statue of Christopher Columbus to cost about §l'.i,000. TUK May anniversaries of the Baptist denomination of the United States were begun in Cincinnati on the 18th. THE business portion of the village of Perry, N. Y., was almost completely destroyed by fire. Loss. §100,000. DURING a game of ball at Nashville, Tnd., Phil Harden foil dead after making a home run. THE barbed wire and wire drawing " factory of the Joliet. (111.) Enterprise Company was destroyed by fire. Loss, $iar>,000;' insurance, §90,500. WEST of Salina, Kan., all crops on an area - miles wide and 10 miles long were destroyed by a cloudburst and hailstorm. BY the decision of Judge Thayer, of the United States court ut St. Louis, a trust company lias no recourse at law if a member of the trust violates the agreement and goes into business again. A COMPANY lias been organized at West Alexandria, O., to mine for gold in that vicinity. MANY thousand dollars' worth of crops were annihilated by a heavy hail storm in Texas. Mas. CT.AIUE TAYI.OK, of Peru, Incl., has started for France with the heart, hands and feet of her mother, who died some time ago and requested that these parts be removed and taken to her native country for interment. THE mayor of Milwaukee has closed all the gambling houses. THE trans-Mississippi commercial congress convened at Denver, Col., with over 1,000 delegates present. The object is to \\nite the people of the states and territories west of the Mississippi river for the promotion of their commercial interests. Fouit Newark (N. J.) mechanics, Harry and James Gasser, brothers, 30 years old, Joseph Voss and Jacob Hautenbeck, were drowned by the upsetting of a boat while fishing. All leave families. THE wife and little child of William Cleveland, of Arkansas City, Kan., were killed by lightning. THE people of Delaware defeated the proposition to hold a constitutional convention. FERDINAND DELONG died in Metz- town, Pa., from the effects of eating 140 raw oysters in two minutes and three seconds. • THE Connellsville (Pa.) coke strikers have received <i Mow in the defection of a Polish leader, who will take hundreds of his countrymen back. THE village of Amherst, Wis., was destroyed by a forest fire. THE losses by fire in the Jersey pine forests this spring are estimated at $300,000. THE marriages of many prominent couples in Allegheny, Pa., have been prevented by the carpenters' strike, suitable houses being unobtainable. SIXTEEN skeletons supposed to have been those of mound builders were unearthed at Springfield, O. CoMi'i.Ai.NT was made at the navy department that only twenty-six congressmen had nominated candidates for the naval academy. THE Morgan steamer El Sol has broken the record from New Orleans to New York, making the run in four days, twenty-three hours and fifteen minutes. SECKETAHV RUSK, of the department of agriculture, hits ordered that all sheep and swine imported through Canada from Europe should be subjected to fifteen da3'.s' quarantine. ELEVEN Italians were buried by the caving of a sewer at Providence, R. 1., and four were killed. A CYCLONE did great damage to growing crops in Franklin county, Tex. tieveral buildings were blown down in Mount Veruon, the county seat. A TKAIN of cars loaded with dynamite was blown up iieur Tarry town, N.Y., killing eighteen aic'ii and terribly iujuring fifteen others. TMK national conference of charities and corrections in session at Indianapolis elected Myron W. Reed, of Denver, president. fcjKVE«Ai. at Heno, O., ate national conference of representatives of the various Farmers' alliances and industrial organizations met in Cincinnati on the 19th, twenty-seven states and three territories being represented by 1,884 Delegates. SMOKE from forest fires tnade the streets of WilHamsport, Pa., so dark that the electric lights had to be kept going nil day. HENRY Six, of Noblesville, Ind., was said to be turning black, and had become almost the color of a negro. E. P. PEHKY, of Utah, was elected president of the trans-Mississippi commercial congress in session at Denver. A CYCLONE swept through Audrain county, Mo., devastating a section 13 miles long and 1 mile broad. A dozen persons were killed and over 100 injured. A PATENT suit at Springfield, O., has unearthed the son of an Irish lord, who goes by the name of Blackkam. lie was disowned for making a misalliance. A CLOirn-nuHST destroyed the home of Joseph Sherman, some miles from Protection, Kan., and drowned three of his children. THE Northern Pacific Express Company has been robbed of $10,000 to $12,000 on the line between Chippewa Falls and Abbotsford, Wis. BUUUELL PARHIBTI (colored), 45 years old, was hanged at Vicksburg, Miss., for the murder of a 16-year-old negro boy in December, 1800, in a quarrel otfer twenty-five cents. REV. J. II. HAMILTON, of Homestead, Pa., a delegate to the Baptist convention at Cincinnati, was killed by a stone which fell from a new building which he was passing. FIRE destroyed the mills of the National Linseed Oil Company at Sioux City, la., causing a loss of §150,000. JOHN GOFF and his brother Edward were killed by an explosion in a coal mine near New Philadelphia, O. A CYCLONE passed from west to east about 4 miles south of Creston, la., un- roofing houses and barns and destroying shade trees and fences. THE insurance firm of Satterlee, Bostwick & Martin, of New York, has failed for $100,000. THE Cherokees have decided to put 5,000 of their own cattle in the strip in Indian territory and fight the government in the supreme court. A CYCLONE one-half mile wide passed a mile north of Centralia, Mo., and twenty dwellings were destroyed and many persons were injured, some fatally. Large numbers of stock were killed. HUNNELL & SCKANTON, bankers at New Haven, Conn., have failed for 8800,000. A HAIL and windstorm passed over Ben ton, 111., doing damage to crops in that place and in Franklin county to the extent of 8:;00,000. THE blacksmith and machine shops of the New York Central railroad at West Albany, N. Y., were destroyed by an incendiary fire. Loss, §~00,000. CATTLEMEN in the viciiiityjof Emporia, Kan., are alarmed over the appearance of tin unknown and fatal disease among their herds. PRESIDENT HARRISON has issued a proclamation opening up to settlers 1,600,000 acres of land in the Fort Bcr- thold Indian agency in North Daketa. TIIK one hundred and third annual meeting of the Presbyterian general j assembly convened at Detroit on the 31st. THE stables of the LogE,nsport (Ind.) Street Car Company were burned to the ground with nearly all of the .contents. 6f forty-three mules only fifteen were saved. Conors rains were reported all over ! Iowa, the first for many weeks. FLAMES in the iron works at Knoxville, Tenn., caused a loss of §100,000. THE Indiana Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows in session at Indianapolis adopted resolutions to forever exclude from the order anyone engaged in any manner with the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquors. RAIN has put out the forest fires in Cambria county, Pa. WHILE working in a tobacco patch at Centerville, Ky., five men were struck by lightning. TIIK Hills Shot Company of Memphis, Tenn,, has assigned with liabilities of $000,000 and assets 6300,000. THE Pennsylvania legislature has appropriated 810.000,000 to schools. IT is now known that between thirty and forty people were killed by the cyclone that swept over some parts of Missouri. The property loss was about $500,000. THE lumber stock of J. W. Day & Co., at Minneapolis, consisting of J!(,000,000 feet, was destroyed by fire. Loss, $'i:>8,000. WALTER MAKKLEY and his .sister have been arrested at Eureka Springs. Ark., for holding' up a stage and robbing the mail of 83,000. A KIKE at (lulveston, Tex., destroyed Tttrc national union conference in session at Cincinnati decided on the 20th to form a third political party, to be known as "the People's Party ol the United States." The platform adopted demands the abolition of national banks, free coinage of silver, prohibition of alien ownership of land, a graduated income tax, government ownership of railways, the Election of president, vice president and United States senators by a direct vote of the people, universal suffrage and an eight hour work day. II. E. Taubeneck, of Illinois, was elected chairman of the national committee. It was decided that a national convention be held not later than June 1, 1892, for the purpose of nominating candidates for president and vice president. THE republicans of Kentucky in convention at Lexington nominated A. T. Wood for governor. JUDGE JONATHAN COLMOBN, aged 93 years, the oldest resident of Hamiton county, Iivd,, died of old age. AARON NICHOLS, of Bow, N. H., celebrated his 100th birthday. AHMIONSO TAFT, who was .attorney general of the United States under President Grant, died at Los Angeles, Cal., aged 81 years. FOREIGN. THE anti-Jewish riots in Corfu have resulted in the killing of fifteen persons, while twenty-five others died from privat ! on. STUDENTS prevented the expulsion of ex-Queen Natalie from. Belgrade Troops fired on the queen's supporters, killing two and wounding many others. SWARMS of young locusts were doing great damage in upper Egypt. THE noted French ethnologist, M. Her- culais, was killed by a swarm of locusts at Sideral, in Algiers. A PEASANT who was on the way to the market at Krenzwald, France, with his son and daughter was surprised by a storm and all three were killed by lightning. NATALIE, the ex-queen of Servia, was forcibly expelled from Belgrade. A PLATFORM thronged with children collapsed near Chesterfield, Eng., anc 1 two boys were crushed to death anc thirty injured. SIR CHARLES EVAN SMITH, the new British minister to Morocco, says slave trade in boys and girls from the negro regions is in full blast in Morocco. SENHOR PRIMENTAL has formed ancv ministry in Portugal and submitted tht names to the king. The reports of a revolution in that country were said to be untrue. A cow caused the derailment of a train near Churchville, Ont., and the engineer and a farmer were killed and two brakemen fatally injured. ENGLAND is becoming alarmed at the exodus of destitute Hebrews from Russia, as large numbers of them are seeking refuge in Great Britain. IlrssiA has 5,000 prisoners awaiting transportation to Siberia. They will be voluntarily accompanied by their wives and families, numbering 10,000 persons. A HANKER killed himself at Monte Carlo after losing 950,000 francs. KING CHARLES, of Roumania, celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of his accession to the throne. THE town of Rowno, Poland, was devastated by fire, and 700 persons were made homeless. JOSEPH LETAI, a farmer living near Eradony, Hungary, killed his three children by crushing their skulls with a spade and then killed himself. "He was insane. JAMES KANE was executed at Belleville, Ont., for the murder of his wife Elizabeth. LATER NEWS. IN the United States the business failures during the seven days ended on the 33d numbered 354, against 337 the preceding week and 333 for the corresponding week last year. THE pacer Silver Tail made a mile in 2:1)8 J-i at the Point Breeze track in Philadelphia. IT was reported that five persons lost their lives in a storm at St. Mary's, O. A party was out boating on the reservoir when their boat capsixed. THREE wheepherders were killed in a fight at Ojo Le. N. M. TENNIS HAMPTON (colored) charged with the mnrdor of E. II. Webber, in 1SSO, was lynched by u mob at Beardsley, La. AT the Pratt mines in Alabama an explosion of gas killed ten negro con- viets and ono free miner. THE merchandise exports during April'were valuedatS70,U31,549, against $03,533,315 in April. 1890. Imports during' April were valued at .-•i81,30'J,(iSl>, against .$71,1)0:2,140 in April, 1SOO. A SEVERE wind and hailstorm passed over Muiicie, Ind., doing thousands of dollars' worth of damage. PARIS was visited by a terrific wind five blocks of lumber yards, six blocks [ and ra i llst orm which inflicted great of residences and St. Patrick's church, damage, to property but no loss of life. at of causing a total loss of §300,000. A COMPANY has been organized at Portland, Ind., to build a railroad from Union City, Ind., to Huntingdon, Pa. A COLORED man named Jennings was lynched near Evansville. Ind., for assaulting a little white girl, 13 years old, the daughter of George Bowles. MAYOR MOSUY, of Cincinnati, has notified the managers of the baseball park that games advertised for Sunday will be prevented by the arrest of the players if necessary. CITY TREASURER BARDSLEY, of Philadelphia, was said to have embezzled $930,000. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. REAR ADMIRAL DANIEL L. BKAINE has been placed upon the retired list. He was succeeded by Capt. Henry Erbeu, in command of the Brooklyn navy yard. PETER DE.MOROC, aged 104 years, was buried at Depere, Wis. COL. L. M. DAYTON, a close friend of the late (Jen. Sherman, died ut Cincinnati. THE New York socialists in state convention at Albany nominated Daniel DeLeoii, of New York, for Governor. THE Kentucky prohibition state con- UO.»»A" *«*»*.j..n.vw wv ^v,**^, vy., »i,c vention met at Jjouisville and nomi- poisoned cheese, and eight people were nated a full ticketV with Josiah Harris, lying seriously ill iroi» the effects. 1 oi Vaducab, for gotarow. - . ALHERT HAVENS'I-INE was hanged Broken Bow, Neb., for the murder William Ashley and Hiram Roten. Hiram Sheridan (colored), who killed Dr. Felix Varnado in 1SS8, was executed at Magnolia, Miss., and Walter Johnson was hanged at Petersburg, Va., for assault on Elizabeth Majors. AT Wabash, Ind., Neil Jones, while drunk, bit off the entire upper lip of David Boblett, a friend. AN attempt was made to wreck the Chicago express on the Monon line near Frankfort, Ind. The engineer sa\ - the obstruction in time to avo.d disaster. ONE soldier was killed and four others were fatally injured by a wreck on the Southern Pacific road near Columbus, Tex. A HEAVY windstorm passed over a section of country 35 miles north of Arkansas City, Kan., wrecking houses and barns and devastating fruit orchards. TE.V men were killed by an accident iu u colliery near Cardiff, Wales. Di'Rj.Mi April 85,001 immigrants arrived in this country, against 54,313 in April, 1890. Of this number Germany furnished 22,755; Italy, 13,123; Ireland, y,803; England and Wales, 5,613; AUJ»T tria-Hungary, 8,709; Sweden a,p4 way, 8,502, and J^ttseia, 4,373, TO TALK POLITICS. Mret 1,800 JteprpnentfttlTei of JDlVWM Interest* In Conference at Cincinnati-* A New Party May fl* Bowl. CINCINNATI, May 20.—The national onion conference of representatives of khe various farmers 1 alliances and industrial organizations was called to order at 2:30 o'clock p. m. Tuesday in the music hall by Capt. C. A. Powers, of Torre Haute, Ind. The hall has a seating capacity of 4,000, but the crowd of delegates and outsiders was large enough to fill every portion of the structure. Charles Cunningham, of Arkansas, was chosen temporary chairman. The lower part of the hall, which seats about 2,200, was two-thirds filled, and the report of the committee on credentials show that there are 1,334 delegates in attendance. In all twenty-seven states are represented and three of the territories. When the convention was called to order all joined in singing "America." Rev. D. T. Foster, of Cincinnati, now invoked the throne of grace, beseeching victory against the powers of evil in the name of the Fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man. The delegates repeated with him the Lord's Prayer. Capt. Power, of Indiana, then read the official call for this conference and requested the various organizations therein named to rise as their names were called, which was done, applause greeting the' appearance of ex-federal and confederate soldiers, also the Farmers' Alliance, which showed great strength. Next came the Citizens' Alliance and the Knights of Labor, the Colored Faimers' Alliance, which Mr. Power stated were a million strong, and ever ready to do battle. Hearty applause greeted each. The following names were adopted as members of the committee on resolutions, with instructions to go into session immediately and prepare the convention's platform: Arkansas, J. O. Bush; California, H. E. Dillon; Colorado, E. G. Curtis; Connecticut, Robert Shine; South Dakota, Charles M. Fee; District of Columbia, D. A. Bland; Georgia, F. C. Post; Illinois, James M. Bill; Indiana, M. C. Rankin; Iowa, J. B* Weaver; Kansas, J. G. Otis; Kentucky, L,. D. Dustin; Maine, W. D. Smith; Massachusetts, W. A. Green; Michigan, Mrs. S. E. V. Emery; Minnesota, Ignatius Donnelly; Missouri, Everett Leonard; Nebraska, J. H. Powers; New York, William, Honry: Ohio, John Seitz; Pennsylvania, F. R. Agncw; Rhode Island, B. Balhest; Tennessee, H. B. Osborne; Texas, J. H. Davis; West Virginia, Virgil A. Gains; Wisconsin, Robert Schilling; Wyoming, H. E. Shears. Adjournment was forced the moment < the committee on resolutions was announced. The committee on permanent organization selected Senator Peffer for permanent chairman. Senator Peffer, ot Kansas, was the orator of the evening at the mass meeting which began about 8 o'clock. He said the people before him were harbingers of a revolution that would dethrone money and reestablish the authority of the people. It was a movement not to destroy but to create; not to tear down but build up; not to destroy the wealth of the rich but to restore to labor its just reward. Referring to the placard oil the balcony of the hall, "Nine Million Mortgaged Homes," he said that told volumes. "But," said he, "I am met with the charge that the men themselves should have kept out of debt. This was an assertion not pertinent. If a child is sick unto death," said he, "the father does not upbraid him with impudence, but calls a physician and saves the child's life first. We want to save our lives'first. The disease of mortal usury must be cured." Growing more fervid in his manner the speaker said: "What shall we do with the money power? Let it it alone. We'll raise up a power among the people and make our own money and use it. [Tremendous applause.! Take their railroads? No. We'll build our own railroads. [Renewed applause.] Are we to destroy? No. To fight? Yes, with ballots and prayer, for the alliance is In a great measure taking the place of the churches." Mr. Peffer closed by giving the new party a great boom like this: "Does this mean a new party? [Cries of "Yes."] What else are we hear for? [Applause] The prophecy of the hour is that a new party is to be born here and its name, is to be the 'national party.'" [Applause.] The next speaker was one who had not been advertised, but who received a greeting that seemed to raise the vaulted roof. It was General Master AVorkman Powderly. He said with animation: "For twenty years men who have followed that banner (pointing to a Knights of Labor flag in the rear of the stage) have taught, believed and held those truths. It has bees charged that I am here to head off the third- party movement. Why, if your movement Is so weak that one small man can head it off it is not worth the name of u movement. [Cheers.] I have been charged with failing to lead this movement. My friends, this movement is too large to be led by any one man [Cheers.] No one man can lead it or stop it." [Wild applause.) Mr, Powderly went on to warn the conference against undue haste. No president could be elected this time if it were tried. Speaking to the Kansas men, he said they did not understand the situation in his part of the country, where ignorant foreigners were brought to the polls and voted by number. Kansas, had an intelligent constituency. Pennsylvania required patient education and the success of the reform movement depended upon the education of the people. "The Knights of Labor," he concluded, "will vote the principles of their organization, and when you form a party embodying such principles as have been announced here to-night you will find every Knight of Labor standing at the polls and doing his full duty." FLED BRAZIL flank-Wrecker Mftrnh, of Philadelphia, •lamp* Mis Hall-City Treasurer Bard** ley Resign* and Assign* because of th* Keystone National Bank's Failure — The State and City Are Henry Loser*. PHILADELPHIA,' May 33.—A great •ensation was created in financial circles when it became known Thursday afternoon that O. W. Marsh, president of the defunct Keystone national bank, had forfeited his ball and fled to parts unknown. The exeitdinent was intensified an hour later, when a brief line was read in the common council of the city from City Treasurer Bardsley announcing his resignation of his office, to take effect on the 80th inst, The sensation will be Increased to-day when the people read a statement in the morning papers which Mr. Bardsley has just given out in which he virtually confesses that he has embezzled $930,000, money belonging to the state, and announces his purpose to assign his property and such restitution as is in his power. Since the failure of the Keystone bank, in which Bardsley had on deposit 8441,000 belonging to the city, he has confessed that he had deposited, in the same institution, in his own name and mixed up with his private account, all the state money he has collected, but he has persistently refused to tell the amount, until in his statement just issued he places the amount so- lost at $930,000. As the statement of the bank shows no such amount of deposit to the credit of Both the method John Bai'dsley at the time of the failure, the inference is irresistible that Mr. Bardsley has drawn the money out and used it. In fact, as before stated, he has admitted that the state funds were deposited to his private account in the bank, Mr. Bardsley is responsible for the following sums: Due the state for taxes, $931,000; due the city for deposits in the Keystone bank, $441,000; due the city for deposits in the Spring Garden bank, $140,000; total, $1,518,000. The revelations regarding the state funds were a complete surprise to Bardsley's friends. What he has done with the money nobody except his counsel knows. The retention and loss of state funds is a misdemeanor, and Bardsley is prepared to go to jail if needs be. It is thought that this thing will lead to trouble for the state treasurer and auditor general, who should have compelled Bardsley to hand over the state funds before. So far as the city funds are concerned the city will lose more than half a million of dollars. When Gideon W. Marsh was president of the Keystone national bank, who is accused of falsifying the returns of the bank to the comptroller of the currency, was called at the examination Thursday morning Mr. Mai;sh failed to put in au appearance. His counsel stated that he did not know where he was, and that he had not seen him since last Saturday. Mr. Marsh was under $20,000 bond to appear at the examination. As his bondsmen were unable to produce him his bail was declared forfeited. The non-appearance at the hearing of Marsh, the accused president of the bank, caused a great sensation. His flight and forfeiture of his bail were a perfect sui-prise to his counsel, his bondsmen and his friends. As far as can be learned no one seems to know anything positive of Marsh's movements since he left the court-room Saturday last at the conclusion of the hearing that day. Marsh formerly lived at Ridley Park, a suburban town near here, but since the trouble into which he has fallen ho sold his property there and moved into the city. Some days ago he sent his family to Atlantic City, but diligent search there failed to find them. Baton!** ifee Chicago, St, Pfthl & . . City Railway, the popular route to all point* sf interest in the scenic Northwest fmd th* Pnget Bound region. Connects with tfan*- I sontinental trains for all resorts dear totn» hearts of pleasure seekers, F. H. Loft»» I general Passenger and Ticket Phoenix Building, Chicago, 111. •'To Titu victor belongs the spoils," Bftld .ho gallery god who Was heaving effgBftt- ,he tragedian.— Washington Post. . THE holder of a straight flush generally "carries things with a high hand."— Boston* Dourler. _ ^ _ LADTES who possess the finest complex- ons are patrons of Glenn's Sulphur Soap. Hill's Huir and Whisker Dye, 60o. IN the matter of "laying out" the under- »ker isn't "In It" with the tramp.— BosWa Dourter. and results when Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant and refreshing to the taste, and act* gently yet promptly on the Kidneys, Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sya~ tern effectually, dispels colds, headaches and fevers and euros habitual constipation. Syrup of Figs is the- only remedy of its kind ever produced, pleasing to the taste and acceptable to the stomach, prompt in> its action and truly beneficial in itff eflects, prepared only from the most healthy and agreeable substances, its- many excellent qualities commend it to all and have made it the mos* popular remedy'known. Syrup of Figs is for sale in 50® and $1 bottles by all leading druggists. Any reliable druggist who' may not have it on hand will procure it promptly for any one who wishes to try it. Do not accept any substitute. CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. SAN FMNOiaOO, CAL. LOUISVILLE. KY. HEW YORK. N.Y. "German JUDGE TAFT DEAD. AIJ'HONSO TAFT. Myron Heed Honored. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 30.—The conference of charitios and corrections elected the following officers Tuesday morning for the 1892 conference, which is to be held in Denver: President, Myron AV. Reed, Denver, Col.; vice presidents, II. H. Hart, Minnesota; John Uleim, Maryland; Dr. Arthur J. Brown, Oregon; Mrs. J. S. Spear, Jr., California; A. O. Wright, Wisconsin; Miss Clara Bar* ton, district of Columbia; secretaries, Alexander Johnson, Indiana; Amos J. Warner, di&trict of Columbia; A. 1* W, P, The Kx-Cabinot Officer and Diplomat Succumbed to Hln Illness at Los Anffeleu, Cal,—Sketch of His Career. WASHINGTON, May 23. — Attorney General Miller has been informed by Solicitor General Taft of the death Thursday morning at Los Angeles, Cal., of his father, ex-Attorney General Alphonso Taft. Orders were issued to drape the war department and the department of justice buildings in mourning for thirty days and to close both departments on the day of the funeral. The remains will be taken to Cincinnati for interment. [Judge Taft was born in Townsend, Vt., In 1810, and was the son of a farmer wno served several terms in the state legislature. In 1838 young Taft began teaching district school when not needed on the farm. In 1839 he entered Yale college, from which he graduated in 1833. After graduation ho taught a high school at Ellington, Conn., two years, and subsequently (or two years tilled the position of tutor in Yale college. In addition to his duties us tutor Mr. Taft studied in the law school and was admitted to the bar iu 183& In 1839 Mr. Taft removed to Cincinnati, where he practiced his profession successfully. He was twice elected to the bench- once without opposition—and was once appointed by the governor to fill a va- cauuy. After the resignation of Gen. Belknap In March, 1876, Judge Taft was made secretary of war, which office he held until the May following, when be became attorney general. President Arthur appointed him successively minister to Austria and Russia. Since 1886 Judge Taft has lived in retirement at his home iu Cincinnati. | Lynched. ' EVANSVILLE, Ind., May 32.—News was received here Wednesday night of the waylaying and assaulting of a little white girl, 18 years old, the daughter of George Bowles, by a negro named Jennings. The negro was captured i» a strip of woods a few miles from the scene of the assault, and while on the way to the iail a party of neighbors of Bowles took the brute from the guards, put a rope around bis neck, and dragged him into the air, afterwards filling bis body with bullets. Jea- niugs, before apl Here is an incident from the Souths —Mississippi, written in April, 1890, just after the Grippe had visited that country. " I ana a farmer, one of those who have to rise early and work late. At the beginning of last Winter I was on a trip to the Cit3r of Vicksburg, Miss., where I got well drenched in a shower of rain. I went home and was soon after seized. <vith a dry, hacking cough. This- grew worse every day, until I had to seek relief. I consulted Dr. Dixon» who has since died, and he told me to get a bottle of Boschee's German Syrup. Meantime my cough grew worse and worse and then the Grippe- came along and I caught that also very severely. My condition then* compelled me to do something. I got two bottles of German Syrup. I began using them, and before taking, much of the second bottle, I was- entirely clear of the Cough that had hung to me so long, the Grippe, and all its bad effects. I felt tip-top and have felt that way ever since. Ir PETER J. BRIANS, Jr., Cayuga, Hines Co., Miss. & STAND ALONE AS BILE MOVEES. They dispel poisonous bile from tfca system, tlieroby curing bilious attacks, constipation, headache, malaria, dysentery, andall stomach and liver disorders. Two siee«, one price, BJUC BBAKB, SO lo. each bottle, One a dose. BILB BIANB SMALL, 40 in each bottle, 2 to 4 a dose. Sugar Coated. ^ Pleasant as candy. gold by DruggisU, ]|0 cent* per bottle. J. F. SMITH & CO., 256 ^ 257 Greenwich Street, Now York City. THE 9REAT ENGLISH REMEDY, BEECHAM'S PILLS "Worth ft Galnw ft Box" but «0d for 25 Cents, 9V ALL imUCGI»T8. TheBestU.S ~ Q,W, SIMMOHS*

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