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THK REPUBLICAN: ALGONA, IOWA, WKDNKHOAV, NOV^MiihK MANY VESSELS ASHOKE, FIVE MEN CftEMATED. BOBBEB& STOP A TEAIH, ANOTHER FURIOUS GALE RAGING ALONG THE BRITISH COAST. i in A !Mf <>ry 8t*1»li» at in » TerribI* Calamity. DENVBR, Nov. 9.—A terrible fire, in which four men apd thirtyfottr horses were suffocated, was discovered in the | BOLD WORK OF. ROAD AGENTS AT WESTERN JNION JUNCTIONj,Wf§. • EV6NT8 OF A WEEK Ifetrt of Our*»«t Interest tfften Brief Mention. Afffi* Paymaster Bniffln was robbed 6t IMQO. at Fort dark Friday night ' ' Of EXCITEMENT. I ,' Entirely Suspended Owing to the ' lence of the Storm. ! LONDON, Nov. 12.—Another furious southeasterly gale is sweeping over the British coasts and is causing an im mense amount of damage. From a number of points already the news has been telegraphed that ships are ashore and. that their crews ore in danger of drowsing or already drowned. Following so closely upon the many recent storms which kave spread death and destruction on the coasts of England, Ireland and Scotland, and which have done an immense amount of damage to the crops besides flooding whole districts and destroying railroad embankments, this latest storm is really more than the most sanguine of British farmers can pass through without despondency. To give an entire list of the wrecks reported would be a difficult and lengthy task. A dispatch from Hythe Kent just received, says that the French schooner Edirimihas foundered off that place, and that the vessel's captain, his wife and son were drowned in spite of the efforts of the life savers, who were enabled to take off the rest of the crew. uowen, »2 years old, home in Peorift, His.; George Richards, 26, home at Lincoln, Neb.; David Elmore, Otto Helbin, St. Louis. They were sleeping in the rooms over the office of the livery stable and were employed in the Cable restaurant. There were four others sleep- A Through Train on the MllVraultoe Road Help Vp and Bobbed—Dynamite Bombs Vied to Oatn Admission to the Exprexn Car—Heavy Safes Thrown Out, but Rn- oaptured Before Being Opened—A Reward Offered. MILWAUKEE. "Wis., Nov. 12.—An ex- the place, but all escaped with I press train on the Chicago^ Milwaukee the exception of the four named above, and St. Paul road en George Richards was the only one of foe and the Northwest was held up by four unfortunates who lost their ^ ra i n robbe*^ about a mile this side of lives that was burned externally. His I— • •"._•..._ T ^~_ _~;i *u_ „,face was horribly burned and blackened, and his hair was singed from his head. David Elmore managed to get out into the hall before he was Overcome by the Heat and Smoke, and as the firemen were peering and searching for any spark of fire that had escaped their notice, one of them Western Union Junction and the ex press car was dynamited and robbed secured by the robbers was no large, as the larger portion of it was it the form of drafts, payment on whicl will be stopped. The robbery occurred about 1 o'clock a. m. About a mile north CHICAGO, Two Cincinnati firemefii wete killed and four injured by the breaking ;0t a ladder. v Four men were killed in a collision on the Illinois Central toad near Jackson, Tenn. New York and Chicago ate now in the field for the National Republican convention. , ' The "Saywurd" Behring sea case was argued before the United States supreme cdnrt on Monday. SCENES A Hamotlal Meeting of AttarehUU in Chicago. Not. 18.—The stars attd •tripes Wave aloft after a scene oi e*- citemeBt nnequaled since the Hayinaf * ket riot. Over a thousand anarchists or anarchist: syaipathisefs had crowded into the West Twelfth Street Turner hall to commemorate the day, Nov. 11, 1887, on which their fellow anarchists were hung. It was the' most decisive demonstration of the ki»d since the eventful evening of May 4, when scores of police went down in blood. The HAWKEYE speeches were extreme and red emblems of the station the fireman began shovel CDVydLJ^V* M*A\/*X .»*v *i-wj - I _ stumbled over the body, which was the h ng CO al into the fire-box, when he was first notification the firemen had that all s t ar tled by a ncise, and on turning had not escaped. Penetrating further aboxvt to ascertain 1 the cause into the building, the firemen found the Found Himself Covered bodies of Bowen, Richards and ElrnoTe ^y a riflle m f,h e hands of a masked man. on the floor. Another gleaming barrel was pointed at .The fireman THREE BLOCKS BURNED. the head of the engineer W as compelled to go forward and ex- Destruct.Ive Fire at Cleveland—Ono Fire- tinguish the headlight Oil the locomotive. This accomplished both he'and the engineer were inarched at the head man Killed and Two Injured. CLEVELAND Nov. 16.—At 8 p. m. toleg7au\receh'edtime from Sand- I disastrous fire broke out. in the business of the robbers, who Allowed insingle "-'"'ev _ ,-r ,,.. 4.U..4.+i,« I -r, ....... i.-.ij_ 4-i,« gate, not far from Hythe, says that the British ship Bienvenue, of Glasgow, has been driven ashore there after a terrible struggle with the storm. The crew of the band«i^e lifeboat station made every effort possiule to launch their boat, but without success. When the crew of the Bienvenue saw the futile efforts of the life savers they gave way to dis- pair, pitifully moaning for aid and imploring help from the crowds of people lining "the shore. The situation of the men in the rigging of the Bienvenue became more desperate at every moment. One by one, the numbed, weakened sailors dropped from the Bienvenue's rigging and were swallowed up by the angry waters surging around the doomed craft. At noon only five of the crew were left in the rigging. The Remainder Rescued. No braver struggle for life has been •witnessed on this coast than that which resulted in the rescue of the remaining members of the crew of the British ship Bienvemie. About 4:30 in the afternoon, the Bienvemie began to break up, but the masts, with the unfortunates clinging in the rigging, still held together. The storm abated somewhat as darkness grew, and another attempt was made to launch the Sandgate lifeboat, fccores of volunteers assisted in the launching and amid the shouts from thousands that must have sent a hopeful echo across the stretch of foam to the weary hearts and numbed limbs on the wre'-k, the lifeboat started. It Beemed doubtful for a while whether the task could be accomplished, but at length, after a tremendous struggle, the brave life savers brought their boat up to the rigging of the Bienvenue and * _ J.1 . - A. -. „.„« n * v. nrt ' Plm center of this city. It originated in the Standard Bottling works and soon spread to surrounding blocks on Frankfort street between Bank and Water streets. The flames spread rapidly and attacked the large printing establishment of Short & Forman. A five-story block to the east of the structure where the fire began was reached by the flames. It was filled with a number of small manufacturing establishments file, to the express car. One of the robbers rapped on the door at the side and ordered Messenger Murphy to open it. This the latter refused to do. Then a bomb was thrown through the window and the demand WETS renewed. Still- the plucky messenger refused to open the door. Another bomb was .thrown, tins time square at the door. A Terrible Explosion Followed, the force of which can be imagined; when it is known that the heavy timber and the grease and oil added fresh fuel to the blaze. It looked as though the entire corner was doomed, and the guests in the Johnson House and Weddell "House began to move out with their effects. By good work the firemen succeeded in keeping the fire within its original bounds, and it was extinguished after .three blocks had been gutted. When the fire first began the men of Engine Company No. 1, were ordered into the-burning building. Without any warning an upper story suddenly fell'in-and Captain John Grady was cut off from his comrades and burned to death before their eyes. Fireman Ward, who was with him, was rescued with a broken leg. Fireman Howley was crushed internally by falling walls. The total loss will amount to $2fiO,000. Five rescued every one that remained. The poor fellows were almost unable to help themselves. They had clung mechanically for hi.urs in their perilous position ana they were utterly exhausted. A Bark's Crew Snved. Ten minutes after the Sandgate crew had succeed-sd in saving the crew, the Dover lifeboat arrived. The bark T. P. Pfluger from San Francisco for Bremea, •was wrecked at Hastings. Her crew of seventeen and five passengers remained in the riggiug five hours, while the life savers sent rocket after rocket, with line attached, to the rescue. Several rockets fell short, but at length a line reached the vessel. Thousands were assembled on shore, their sympathies more aroused by seeing a woman's form among the shipwrecked. A tremendous cheer want up when it was seen that the line was fastened. The crew behaved nobly, and the woman was the first to be sent on the perilous journey to safety. Nearly half dead, she was hauled ashore. Then followed two boys, and after them the men, the captain coming last. The Dungeness lifeboat in making an effort to reach a vessel, was overturned, and five of the crew were drowned. The men from the stranded ships lost their lives in trying to swim to the shore. The schooner John P.oberts, of Modoc, Wales, went ashore during the afternoon near Brighton. Rockets failed to carry lines to th* vessel. The crew were in the rigging and the vessel eeeuied about to break up. The shipwrecked mariners leaped into th« eea, and battled their way to the shore with the assistance of volunteers. WILL REACH 200. A FAMILY CREMATED. Blackened Bodies Found in tue Kuius of a Tenement House. COLUMBUS, O., Nov. 14.—One of the most disastrous fires in years, from the fact that an entire family were consumed, occurred here early in the morning in a row of tenement house on North High street. The exact origin of the fire remains a mystery, but on the first alarm flames were seen shooting from the roof, licking up everything within grasp. The firemen endeavored to reach the rooms, but the dense smoke made it useless. One of the captains did get partially inside the building, but was pulled out again nearly suffocated. Two hours were consumed in gaining control of the flames and long ere that every person was supposed to have escaped. Such, however, was not the case. It was nearly 4 o'clock p. m. running along the side of the car as the foundation upon which it is built, was cut completely in two. A large hole was made in the door, and before the echoes of the explosion had died away, and amid the smoke and dust, one of the robbers sprang 'into the aperture and covered the messenger and his 'assistant with revolvers. Both men had been thrown down by the terrible concussion. Even then it was some time before Murphy would, consent to- surrender the keys to the safes. Two of the three safes on the train were thrown oiit of the door and dragged off a short distance, when, after a delay of. about half an hour, the train was allowed to proceed to this city. The express car on reaching Milwaukee was unloaded and taken to the/ shop= for repairs. Among the goods taken out, a bale of cloaks were fairly blown into ribbons, having the appearance of being put through a threshing machine. A number of hats, known among ladies as "shapes," were torn and riddled 'into a shapeless .mass. Messenger Murphy's clothing was stripped into threads, and it is a miracle how he escaped with bis life. Several holes in his hat and. coat sleeves were probably made by stones in the dynamite bombs, as there are a large number of them sticking in the sides of the car, where they had penetrated half . way through the Robert N. West, John Sagg and Ferdinand M^ck, three murderers, each serving a life term in, .the penitentiary at Waupum, made their escape Wednesday afternoon through a tunnel, which they had dug under the walls of the prison. Mrs. James Kines, a widow, and her three children were murdered in their house in Fauquier county, Va., and the house was fired to conceal the crime. The bodies were badly burned before the fire could be extinguished by neighbors. Allen G. Thin-man was 73 last Saturday. Early Saturday morning fire destroyed part of the business portion of Lexington, Neb. Loss, $100,000. The Cheyenne National bank at Cheyenne, Wyo., failed after depositors had demanded $48,000 in fifty minutes. Mary E. Russell, of Asbury Park. N. J., has obtained a verdict of $12,500 against J. A. Bradley for imprisonment on false charges. Fifty-one ctates and territories are represented in the W. C. T. U. convention at Boston, and the membership of the order is now 158,402. James Charleston, a mechanic, fell nineteen stories from the top of the Masonic Temple in Chicago and was smashed all out of shape. Contractor Whelan, who built the new court house at Quebec, claims that he paid $115,000 to officials of the Province of Ontario and city of Quebec in order to obtain the contract. George and Fred Cook, aged 17 and 15 years, stole two horses in the northern part of Delaware county, Ind., traveled south and tried to sell them. The boy* have been arrested and will be prosecuted. Knights of Labor have voted in favor n T • 11 _'j..'_ _ «»4-l-. J-V» ft "C^rtd n^tn + 4 rtll • »•(•' covered everything. The climax came during the incendiary utterances of H. B. Weissman, sartor of the New York Baker, a German trades paper. Inspector of Police Hubbard and a squad of officers in citizens clothes were- seen to quietly approach the stage. They Ordered an American Flag placed among the flaming crimson banners, which were conspicuos everywhere. Instantly there was a profound sensation in the motley audience, and the police were hissed from all parts of the hall. Mrs. Lucy Parsons, who occupied a chair against the rear wall, shrieked out: "Hang the murderers of myhusbandl" In a second pandemonium reigned, hundreds of excited men pushing forward, cursing the officers, and seemingly only wanting a leader to precipitate a frightful .spectacle of carnage. Nevertheless Inspector Hubbard unflinchingly ordered a suspension of the meeting until hia commands were obeyed. Through the din the half hundred police flould be seen placing their hands on their clubs and revolvers preparatory for a fight Which Seemed Inevitable. It was fully ten minutes before order was restored. The flag meanwhile had been reluctantly hoisted to a place over the stage, a proceeding only accomplished when the officers were found ready for action. The meeting had been taken completely by surprise, else a more tragic result might have followed. The first the crowd knew of the police being present was when Inspector Hubbard came through a side door, having come up by a private entrance. When he ordered the hoisting of the American flag, the tension was something almost unprecedented. Hiss after hiss and when a little girl living in the neighborhood, with childish curiosity ran through the ruins, which led to the discovery of Fiye Blackened Bodle*, burned to a. crisp and beyond recognition. The entire family of Charles Bethers was destroyed while sleeping in a little 8x12 room in the second story. They were Charles Bethers, aged 80 years; Elizabeth, his wife, aged !28; Carrie, aged «; Myrtie, aged 6, and James, aged 3. The clock on the mantle had stopper at 8:35 a. m., indicating the hour of the fire. In fighting the flames, two of the pipemen stood in a window, sending a stream into this room without discovering the dying occupants, who were unconscious and unable to utter a cry. The fire is supposed to be of incendiary origin, as two suspicious characters were seen leaving the sce.ae as the damage was started. A NOTED MAN GONE. heavy boards at the side of the car. The report that he had been shot at;by the robbers is probably without foundation, as the only reports heard, aside from the two explosions, were those of the,pistol shots fired in the air before the assault was made. ' ; The HBfeg Unopened. It is now learned that the two safes of consolidating with the Federation of Labor. A can containing $2,000 was found at Wheeling. W. Va., by workmen excavating for a foundation. A south-bound train on the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton jumwed the track at Lima, O. The engineer and firenitvii were badly injured. An attempt to rob the Missouri. Kansas and Texas south-bound train at South Canadian, I., T., was frustrated by officials of the road. Marshal Treat, of Great Falls, Mont., engaged in. a shooting affray with a gambler of that city. Four, persons were injured, including the participants. Miss Henrietta R. Crowell, an heiress with $2iQOO',dOO; created. a "sensation by marrying the man of all work employed at Dr. Cates' sanitarium at Lakewood,, N. J. Memorial services to the memory of Charles Stewart Parnell were held in the Academy of Music.' New York, Sunday night. Chauncey Depew was the eulogist of the occasion. Captain Hattie, Smith, of the Clinton (la.) Salvation Army corps, was shot and killed at Omaha by Cadet Clara Beadle, of the local Army. The murderess then killed herself. yell after yell frantically roso until the whole audience seemed like a thousand demons instead of human beings. . The leaders of the meeting say that the gathering was only to show regard and reverence for the men who perished while laboring for the benefit of humanity. ' ONCE MORE THE RED MAN. Loss of I-if»- by the Andaman Island* Cyclone Greater Than First Reported. LONDON, Nov. 10.— Further particulars received here from Calcutta show that the cyclone which swept over the Andaman islands, a British convict settlement, in the Bay of Bengal, on Monday last caused a very much larger loss of life than was at first reported, and that the damage done was far in excess of the amount of the first report. In addition to the drowning of nearly all of the crew of the Enterprise, the government steamer engaged in conveying the convicts to and from the settlement, by which seventy-eight out of eigjjty-tbree men lost their lives, it is now officially announced that the total loss of life is nearly 200, and that about JdO people in addition were severely wounded. _ __ Bonn Piatt PMSOS Away at His Home in Logan County, Ohio. CLEVELAND, Nov. 18. —It is reported in this city that Donn Piatt is dead at his home in Logan county, Ohio. It is known that he has been very ill for some time and the news is not a surprise. Colonel Piatt was born in Cincinnati thrown from the train were not opened. They were provided with combination locks and one was a through safe for Milwaukee and the other for Minneapolis. They were picked up by a freight train and carried toward Chicago until a passenger train was met, to which they were transferred and brought to this eityi The \ only plunder the robbers secured •was contained in what is known as the messenger's private safe, of which he carried the key. In this he deposits money packages picked up at stations along the road and at times has a few with him when he leaves Chicago. There are often times when' this safe comes through to Milwaukee empty, as the midnight train only stops three times between the two cities. Offered a Big Reward. CHICAGO, Nov. IV—The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad and the American Express company have offered a reward of $2,500 for information leading th the arrest and conviction of the men who held up a train near Western Union Junction Thursday morning anil robbed the American Express company's safe. DEFRAUDED UNCLE SAM. ! Agent at Cheyenne Ac«ncy and Tiro Assistants Chiinced with Irrecularltios. HURON, S. D., Nov. 11.—Parties here from the Cheyenne Indian agency bring sensational reports affecting affairs there. Inspector Sessney has been look- A SUCCESSFUL REVOLT. Fonseca's Men Defeated by the Insuru- ents in Bio Grande Do Sul. NEW YORK, Nov. 16.—A special cable on June 29,1819, and was educated at St. I di g patea ,to The Herald from Valparaiso Xavier college. In 1851 he was appointed MW8 hag be(m rece i ve d there judge of the court of com ' n ™ P* 6 ^ ^ tne e ff ec t that the revolt against Fon- ing President Pierce's During part of the civil war he was on the staff of Robert C. Schneck. Since then he lias devoted himself to farming and literature, having founded and edited the Washington Capital for two years. He haa published a sharply critical work, "Memoirs of Men Who Saved the Union. WRECKED BY DYNAMITE. 8«pt. 2O, 1892. the Date. WASHXHQTON, Nov. 12.— At a meeting e executive committee of the coun- administration of the Grand Army fpwbiie, at which General Pal- c«BunikQdei--iu-chief, presided, 80, 18»a, was tke date fixed, upon forlbt »«** *UQf»»»l \ Up. has been so far completely successful. In a fight in which 5,000 men of all arms were engaged, it is reported that the government troops, under General Isadore Gonzales, were defeated, and the insurgent cavalry started, on a move toward the North. It is also reported that Governor Castillo, of Rio Grande Do Sul, has decided to join the insurrectionary movement. The revolt now involves all the towns of the state with the exception of Porto Allegro. Of the entire navy only the gunboat Casadea ing into the business management of the agency, and, it is said, discovered a number of irregularities, among them evidences that P. P. Palmer, the agent; the clerk, George B. Shoenfelt, who is a son-in-law of Palmer, and Interpreter Benway are reported to have received several thousand dollars by false returns to the government in the purchase of cattle from the Indians. It is alleged that they paid only about one-half the amount permitted by the government, but that their vouchers called for the full amount. Hay was purchased, it is charged, at from $3 to $5 per to*, the returns being made to the department at $10 per ton. It is said that Shoenfelt has admitted that he received in this way between $8,000 and $10,000, and that those associated with him have had like amounts. Other items of irregularity have been discovered, it is said, and aa the investigation progresses more are likely to come to light. Inspector Sessney will make a thorough investigation. MUxourl Farmers' Congress. SEDALIA, Mo., Nov. 10.—The eleventh session of the annual farmers' congress has opened here with the largest attendance of delegates since the congress was brought into existence. The majority of the delegates have been appointed by the governors of the various states. The convention will be in session for three days, after which the majority of the delegates will take a trip to Galveston and New Orleans. A Band of Cheyenne Indians Leave Tlielv Aceocy for Pino Ridge. PIERRE, S. D., Nov. 14.—A remnant of Big Foot's band of Indians under Red Cloud, numbering some sixty families, is in open revolt against the authority of the agant »t Cheyenne agency. The particulars as learned from Indian Allotting Agent McKean, are: This band of Indians has been living on the south side of the Cheyenne river on ceded lands, as ao Indian can live off from a reservation without taking land in severalty and declaring his intention •of becoming a citizen. McKean went up to allot their Indian land. When he got there he found that they had a few days before sold off all their stock, which amounted to considerable, packed up their effects and left only a trace of their foraaer camp. He notified the agent, who dispatched half a dozen Indian police after the band to bring them back to the Che3'enne ngency, as they were under the agent of that agency. They overtook the band near the edge of the Pine Ridge agency and endeavored to persuade them to return. All but one Indian refused, and stated that they were going on to Pine Ridge agency to reside there in the future. The Indian policemen returned to the agent, and when McKean left he had Many new residences are being bnilfc fctCreston. Bhelby cotuaty voted bonds fot a aett ;S cotit t nouse. A Creston grocer sells thirty pottttds of sugar for $1. At Keota not even the drug stores are allowed to sell liquor. Mason City's school census give 1,885 children of school age. The new prison for females at Anamosa is nearly completed. Twenty coons were bagged recently by Montezuma sportsmen. The postal route from Salem to Hill- boro has been discontinued. The cost of the recent election to the state is estimated at $200,000. Iowa's total vote at the late election was 420,214, the largest ever cast. The Boone packing house killed a thousand hogs one day recently. Gambling houses at Ottumwa feared prosecution and have closed temporarily. The Mason City Democrat has suspended publication owing to lack of patronage. The Des Moines cotton mill is making 80,000 yards of goods per week and cannot fill its orders. A Cherokee audience recently objected to a high-kicking actress with a com-: pany playing there. Shelby county voted by «00 majority to issue $lo,00'() bonds to build a new court house at Harla.ii. Muscatineis talking about having a grand wolf hunt, several animals having been seen in that vicinity. One hundred and fifty thousand dollars have been expended at Esthervillo this year in improvements. Daniel Foley, 75 years old, died at Keokuk last week. He -had lived in that vicinity for forty years. The strike in the Diibuque overall factory has been satisfactorily settled and the girls have gone back to work. Republicans of Boone favor resubmission of the prohibition question, according to The News, of that city. In Palo Alto county a tramp lay down to sleep beside a straw stack. It tipped over on him and he was suffocated. Fire at Silver City Thursday morning destroyed property to the value of $1UO,- 000. The fire is thought to have been started by thieves. Shenandoah is still moving right along. More than 800 new houses have been completed already this year, some of them elegant homes costing $15,000. Work has been commenced upon u, new reservoir for the water workrt at Boone, 2GO feet long by iiOO wide. The capacity will be about a.000,000 gallons. Fred Schubert, a Dulmque collector, was held up by footpads while on his way home the other night, and because he didn't have any money they.beat him terribly. Thirteen boys and two girls from the Children's Aid society, of New York, have found homes among Alg >ua peo- E le. . There. were ; about : six ( applicants ar each child. The large barn of John Egel, near Blue Grass, was struck by lightning aisd totally destroyed by.fire. Four horses, two colts, seventy tons of hay and a lot of farm mackinery were consumed. dispatched a big force of Indian police to bring them back without fail. It is not believed that there will be any great trouble, as there is not a lurge enough band to make much resistance. These Indians are naturally of a mean disposition and do not like to live under the authority of the government. LATEST MARKET REPORT. St. Paul Union Stock YtrnU. SOUTH ST. PAUU Nov. 14.1891. HOGS—Five cent* higher. Quality fair to good. Yards cleared ejfrly to packers at $a.flOa3.80 for regulnr run. Pigs sold ut $3. CATTLE—Slow; little butcher stuff oflered a»d but little demand, though steady prices prevailed except for poor stuff. Stackers and feeders weak. Prime steers, $3.50@4.50; good steers, $2.»©3.50; good cows, $1.75®2.!K; common to fair cows, fl.QO@l.T6; bulls, stags and oxen, $1.00Q»S.OO; stackers, $1.50@!J.15; feeders, $2.!«®a.7«; veals, 82.0034.03. SHEEP—Steady; good muttons active; common slow and weak. Muttons, $3.76®4.25; fwders, «J.OO@3.78; s,tocke»s aud common, $3.50 ©3.00; mix»d, $3.50tt4.25; lambs, $3.fiO@4.25. Receipts; Hogs, 1,000; cattle, ifiO; calves, Ui •beep, liB. Minneapolis Grnln. MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 14, i«)l. WHEAT—December, opening, 88%c; highest, B8Ho; lowest, 87«o; closing, 87«o,_ May, opening, Wo; highest, BSc; lowest, Uo^c; closing, 8b«o. January, closing, 8W^. On traok- No. 1 hard, We; No. 1 Northern, w)4« t*°. * Northern, W@87c. A Hayward, Wi»., Building Blown Several Fatally Injured. HAYWABD, Wis., Nov. 10.—During the progress of afire in the warehouse I ^"taken* up the eause of tfce revolu- of the North Wfcoowan Lumber com- j tion r^ w»n*» of tfce a»T7 b*l " pony hereabout midnight, there was a terrible «*pkmo» rf iy»aiuite stored thezv, «ad f* » r«MOt »bo«t a dozen per- eons were badly iajswd. One, Fr*A I BOM*, **?, N4lM», fe *ead wU. two «there are fee- liev«6 to to saertftUy bnrt, The d*»- wiji j^Ma^Manfr. tO W^IBf ^BP^F^.W -w^ Iowa Minnrs Victorious. FORT DODGE, la., Nov. 14.—The strike among the coal miners on the Lehigh, inaugurated last spring, is ended. The Carrey Coal comp»»y h &8 finally conceded every point demanded by the etrikers, and the men have returned to •work, signing a contract by which they will receive $1 per ton for wining all the year round. The fact that a coal tanue was in prospect here, is prob- «Uy responsible tor Chicago Live Stock. CHICAGO UNION STOCK YAHDS. 1 Nov. H. ibBl. f CATTLB-Firm. HOGS—Strong and a shade higher. Heavy, $3.t*x&UOt medium, t&ttt&i.OU; light, $3.60® 8.85. SHEEP—Firm. Heceipt* Cattle, 8/XJO; hogs, 35,000; 1,000. Fifty-eight cars of cattle left Algoua in one day last week, maldng three train loads, in return for which over $80,000 wuj paid to thi; huuds of the shippers and then to the farmers. The steam heat, electric litest and electric railway companies of Ottumwa have been consolidated into one, called the Ottumwa Electric Railway Company and the capital stock increased from $200,000 to $500,000. Liberty township, Dubuquo county, is the banner Democratic township m Iowa. At the recent election 228 votes were cast for the Democratic ticktt without a scratch on them. Not a single Republican or People's ticket was voted. William H. Blume raised sugar beeis succe.ssf ully in Des Moines county. He will feed his crop to his cows an there is no local market for them. Mr. Blume is of the opinion that the crop can le made a profitable one provided a sugar factory is near at hand to consume the product. The Governor's Greys have appointed their three commissioned officers, Captain Thrift and Lieutenants Blocklinger and Jaeggi, a committee to secure, if possible, the tournament of the Inter-State Military Rifle association next season ct Dubuque. Seven states will be represented by 250 men, who will be present from ten days to two weeks. The farm residence of James Lafferty, who lives six miles south of Independence, was burned to the ground about 1 o'clock in the morning. The family, consisting of father, mother and fcmr small children, were awakened by the falling roof and barely escaped wjtb,< their lives. Nothing was saved. Tha origin is unknown, with loss abonu $6,000. A workman at the Burlington wire mattress factory ruined a circular saw Saturday while cutting a black walnut plank It was found that m the heart of a knot a broken mule's shoe and a short piece of iron chain, which were firmly imbedded, had done the mischief. The piece of timber was from the South and it is believed that the shoe aad chain had been used as cannister during the late war and had lodged in the heart of the tree thirty years ago, wbica i» the meantime grew from a saplmg to a monarch of the forest. J\ Confessed to Train SIOUY CITY, la., Nov. 16.-White drunk Dave Cummioga conf wsed te» ft railroad engineer that he ht*d the rails that caused the wreplE of» MS* eenger tram on titt Sioux City wW «r ciftc road last Ja»uary. He been discharge, aad wrecked owt *f rweue. 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