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THE REPUBLICAN, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUAKY 20, 1892. MSIMERS CEEMA1 RAIL&6AB WftfcCK NEAR BRAINERD, MINN. $• i Steepefof ft Northern Pacific Special $fMttt Het-alled and DeitroJM by Fire. Vvrtt Person* Burned to Death and i Tweutv Other* injured*.. Minn., Jan. 15.—A fright- railroad accident occurred on the Pacific seven miles east of Brainerd. The second section of No. 8, with the Andrews Opera company on board left West Superior at 12 o'clock p, m. for Grand Forks. About half a mile this side of Jonesville, at 8:50 a. m. the train struck a broken rail. The engine and baggage car passed over in safety, but the sleeping car was derailed and. ran some 800 feet on the • ties when it toppled over, breaking loose from the train, and went down an embankment some five feet high, lying on her side. The Pullman conductor, Herbert C. Scott, was one of the first to get outside, and when he did so no fire was • ..sible, but as soon as the windows were i •/ oken to liberate those inside, the 1'ames shot out and in a very short time The Car Was Enveloped. Mrs. Ed Andrews aud Miss Lillie Wallace were burntd to death and over a score of otluvs burned and bruised. The night bein „' the coldest of the season, the therm < meter reaching 46 below, the suffering of the injured was terrible. The accident was an unavoidable one, the rail breaking some five yards from the end, the piece breaking in five pieces. Conductor Ball, who was in charge of the train, says the sight was the most appalling he had ever witnessed. The shrieks and moans of the women could be heard half a mile away. Many of the women were nude, but were wrapped up as they were taken out. The bodies of the two victims wero burned 11;->,ud all recognition of human beings, tl:e heads, legs arid arms beiag entirely gone. The members of the company lost all their worldly goods except stage clothes, including musical instrumenty, watches and money. TRAIN DERAILED. 'iMPKftTINtNT CHILIANS, Officials nt Washington 8«f!»ri»«i ty Anotlmr InBultlnff Actlrtft. WABHH-cn-oN, Jan, 16, — Secretary Tracy made public the following die* pat6h,which he had received frotn <?6ta- snander Evans, of the United States stenmer Yorktown, now at Valparaiso, Chili, in regard to the Bahnacedist refugees put aboard that vessel by United States Minister Egan and the Spanish minister: "The American minister informs me that the Chilian minister of foreign affairs has d'-pi-ed his mind about refugees now i-n the Yorktown, and that they may be taken out of any merchant vessel touching at a Chilian port by the local authority. Arrangements had been made for all of them to sail, but this change of base on the part of the Chilian minister of foreign affairs compels me to keep them, which crowds me very much. Shall I land them at Callao, Peru, or Molendo, Peru? No steamers from here go direct to neutral territory. This unexpected act of the Chilian minister of foreign affairs is due. he states, in part to my saluting the Spanish minister when he came on board to deliver two refugees. I have requested the American minister to say to the minister of foreign affairs that I am responsible to my own government and not to that of Chili in such matters, and that I will not accept it. His action seems unworthy of the representative of a serious government." Surprise to Officials. The action on the part of Senor Pereira, the Chilian minister of foreign affairs, in deciding that the refuges might be taken out of any merchant vessel touching at a Chilian port by local authority, was a great surprise to the officials in Washington. They had been led to believe from the fact that refugees were allowed to go on board the Yorktown without molestation -that they would bo permitted to leave the country without further hindrance. This belief Avas no doubt shared by the United States officials in Chili, for the navy department had been informed by Commander Evans that the refugees were to sail on their way to Europe. THE PKNCE IS DEAft ILLNESS OFtHg DUK6 OP CLAftEN6t TERMINATED FATALLY A1\6H& ; A, M, RIO SCHEME, Sfi PAt% .ton, from Chicago Sunday etSted that Sad Etent First Atittonnoed in grain* from the Prince of Wftle«. Cardinal Manning Dies nt London, And Cardinal SlmeVitil at Rome. LONDON, Jan. 16. -The Duke of Clarence and Avondale is dead. His death occurred at 9:16 a. m. The news caused widespread grief and already demonstration of public sympathy is apparent. On the buildings flags are displayed at half mast and throughout the whole of London the sad intelligence has been received with expressions of the deepest sorrow. Queen Victoria was immediately notified at Osborne of the death o f h er grandson. She at once telegraphed the Prince "and Princess of Wales trf Ottftewt Brt* i j> Fifteen Persons Injured in a Wreck on the Milwaukee Road. LA CROSSE,Wis.,Jan. 16.—The passenger train going south on the Viroqua branch of the Milwaukee road was wrecked two miles south of Westby. The baggage car and one coach were thrown down a bank twenty feet, and the former took fire. "While the passengers were trying to get themselves from the wreck of the coach there was a dreadful scene of fear and excitement, which was greatly added to by the groans of the injured. There was a large load of passengers, most of them being Masons, returning from the dedication of a new temple at Sparta. Successful effort was made to keep the fire from reaching the coach. Meanwhile it was being cleared as fast as possible. All were taken out. None were dead, bnt fifteen wtve wounded, who were t, km to farm houses, while physicians •v i-n-procured from Sparta and Vir- H. IT is not thought any will die. ..-;• Un': was due to a broken rail, an iiUO feet after leaving the World's Fair Finances. CHICAGO, Jan. 16.— According to Auditor William Ackerman's figures the total receipts of the Columbian exposition to Jan. 1 were $3,523,518, and the expenditures $2,047,400. Of the latter amount §55,101,911 was paid out by the construction department. In the foreign department the auditor shows that nearly §50,000 has been spent in South America, a greater sum than has been disbursed in all other countries combined. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. . SING ACCIDENT. t_. S:r«et Car .'-'••ruok by a Train. One Killed and Thirteen Injured. CHICAGO, Jan. 15.—Another street crossing horror has occurred here. A Pittsburg, Port Wi'yne and Chicago limited passenger train crashed into a Forty-seventh street horse car at the Steward avenue crossing at 10:30 p. m., instantly killing twc passengers and injuring thirteen others, some of whom will die. The accident was due to the gross carelessness of the gateman. Children Jiurmul to Death. MILLBROOK, Mich., Jan. 15.—Two young children of William Allen, Jr., were horribly burned and died in a few minutes. Their clothing became saturated with oil from an overturned lamp and caught fire from an open Stove. A SPECIAL SESSION. South Dakota Coiumii-siaiiers Ask the Governor to Convene the Legislature. YANKTON, S. D., Jan. 15.—The state world's fair commission passed a resolution requesting Governor Mellette to call a special session of the legislature to make an appropriation for South Dakota's exhibit. The sentiment throughout the state is largely in favor of this plan over any other suggested, and it is considered the most convenient and best way to raise the funds needed. Governor Mellette was requested by wire to attend but couldn't. It is believed by JUewvbera of the commission and other prominent citizens that the governor wflTcall ft special session and that the appropriation will be made with no opposition. The special session will doubtless be called very soon. :.'- Senator Plumb's EMPOBIA, Kan., Jan. 15.—The will of tble late Senator Plumb was entered for probate and S&OWB spme queer features. The will does not show definitely the value-of the' estate, but while it has been pfeced as high "as $2,000.000 by Borne and $100,000 by others it will probably amount to $500,000. The senator bad property in.: New York, Flor- ifla, Aiabatam'fVirgimaV ©Mo; Missouri, Kansas, 4 (J$lbi*$QJ a»d $l0rfJSi»j /Mrs. |^apt>-f>iiid-%gP flftfl, *»>t'h Inyalida, were *t)xecutqi-sf of the gwffl' and lealtm L *-iM*tl.44^<MlJ^-b**i&^f 1!; ilooMnj after ilaJto "Hominy. WASHINGTON, Jan, 11.—In the senate a number of bills were introduced. Mr. 'IVllei 1 introduced a, concurrent resolution reciting that it was the determined policy of the government to use both gold and silver as a circulating medium, either under the ratio now established or under any other ratio that might be agreed upon, and that tlie president of the United States shall invite the nations of the world to a conference to decide upon a common ratio for the purpose of establishing bi-metalic money circulation upon a fixity of value between these governments. lu the house Mr. Breckenridge, of Kentucky, introduced a resolution for the repeal of the retaliatory duties clause of the McKinley bill, and avitluii'iKiny the president to open our ports free to those countries which admit our products free of duty. Mr. Burrows objected to its presentation, and it was withdrawn. Tuesday. WASHINGTON, Jan. 12.—When the morning hour expired the senate took up the business on the calendar. Among the bills passed were: To construct a public building at Bradford, Pa., at u cost of SGO.OOO; to build a bridge over the Red River near Drayton, N. 1).: to establish additional life saving stations on the coast of Oregon; makinu; an appropriation of 8H2fi,000 for the construction of two United States Revenue cutters for service on the Pacific coast. In the house, Mr. E. B. Taylor; of Ohio, reported from the judiciary committee a bill fixing the times and places of holding United States courts in Iowa and it was passed, being the first passed this session. A number'of bills were introduced and referred, and at 12:20 p. in. the house adjourned. Wednesday. WASHINGTON*, Jan. 15.—In the house Mr. Holumn offered a resolution, against bounties and subsidies and in favor of general economy. He demanded the previous question which was supported by a vote of 105 to 54. There was considerable excitement. The previous question was put, resulting, yeas 154, nays 80. The Alliance men voted no. Mr. Holinan asked unanimous consent for an hours debate on each side. Mr. Reed wanted two hours debate on «ach side, aud Mr. Holmau consented. The debate on the resolution was then postponed for the day. In the Semite, Mr. Gordon, of Georgia, expressed his disapproval of the bill appropriating $100,000,000 for coast defenses. He thought the country was more ia danger from extravagance than from a foreign foe. Mr. Paddock reported favorably fro g Jhe committee on agriculture his pure food bill of the last congress. Thursday. WASHINGTON, Jan. 14.—lu anticipation of the first political debate of the season the attendance of members in the house was unusually large, and the inclemency of the weather did not prevent the galleries from containing a goodly number of spectators. The debate lasted four hours, aud Mr. Holmau finally withdrew the resolution for amendment, it being evident that it could not pass. After reading three bills off the calendar, including one for a hall of records in Washington, ttie senate at 1:25 p. m. proceeded to executive business. After a short executive session the senate adjourned until Monday. *BINCE ALBEttT VIOTOF her deep grief and heartfelt share in their loss. At 11 o'clock the mayor of London received a dispatch from the Prince and Princess of' Wales. It only said: "At a quarter past nine this morning our. beloved son passed away." The great bell of St. Paul's tolled forth the news to the waiting city and the announcement was immediately posted at the Mansion house. The flags on the tower of 'London and on all public buildings were placed at half mast, while at Windsor castle the half-masted flag also gave notice to the people of the royal borough of the calamity that had befallen the royal house. The whole country is in mourning. The news came with a shock upon the people as the early morning bulletin had encouraged the hope of a better result. The news was posted at the Marlborough house, the London residence of the Prince of Wales at 9:25, just ten minutes after the death of the duke. The crowd in waiting, largely composed of working people, gave vent to loud expressions of grief, and of pity and loyalty for the queen, the Prince and Princess of Wales and Princess May. The Pall Mall and adjoining streets were thronged. Hundreds of well dressed women and men, evidently of the nobility and gentry, crowded'along with common people, the sidewalk and roadways, and these were jammed with carriages. The news spread rapidly through the West End, and everywhere there was the same expression of grief and sympathy and loyalty. A dispatch from Sandringham says that when the last moments came the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Prince and Princess of Teck. and the Princess Victoria Mary, commonly known as the Princess May, betrothed of the dying prince, were groxiped at the bedside. anew* rdilroad corporation organised fot the construction 6f a belt line at Chicago which was to become a part of the Chicago, St. Paul and Ran- sae City* system. Among the incor- porutors were mentioned several' St, Paul gentlemen, stockholders in the Kansas City. Upon investigation this enterprise turned out to mean much more than was indicated by the statement first sent out from Chicago. It ia a reorganisation of whole Kansas City system, which will be known under a new name, that of Chicago Great Western—not Chicago and Great Western, as stated. The line, according to the articles of incorporation, is to be constructed from Hammond, Ind., to a point near Evanston, to the north of Chicago, thus forming a belt line about that city. But this, it seems, did not convey tl\e real object of the scheme. The new corporation, the Chicago Great Western, is incorporated with a capital of $90,000;000. The present Chicago, St. Paul and Kansas City system will probably be leased by the new corporation, and will be operated under the new name. The junior securities of the two corporations may be exchanged, while the first mortgage bonds of the Kansas City are still provided for —that is, the details of the plan for taking care of them have not yet been completed. A. B. Stickney, chairman of the board of the Kansas City, is now in the East perfecting the details of the new deal. Dr.GfftvSfi has been sentenced to hang At Denver, Colo,,-Withln two Weeks after IAWKMEIAJPENINQ8, ST. PAUL AND CINCINNATI. Prince Albert Victor Christian Edward, duke of Clarence iuid Avondale, was the eldest son of the Prince of Wales, aud the heir presumptive to the throne of England He was '• born on Jim. 8, 181W, and was created duke of Clarence and Avonrtale, and earl of Athlone in ia : 0. The dead prince was educated at Trinity college, Cambridge, and Heidelberg university. Previous to entering college Prince Albert Victor and his brother, Prince George, passed their examinations for the royal navy, aud they both served the two years term as naval cadets on board H. M. S. Britannia, the cadet training ship for the royal navy, lu 187!) the two princes went on a tour round the world. The line of succession, owing to the death of Prince Albert Victor, descends through the Prince of Wnlt-s to his feccond son, Pririce George of Wales. The hitter's constitution, though not strong, is said not to be as feeble as that of his elder brother. Among his familiars he was known as Prince Kddie, to the people he was more generally known by his nickname of "Collars and Cuffs." MANNING IS DEAD. The Convention Contest Said to I-lo Between These Citieu. ST. PAUL, Jan. 15.—A Dispatch special from Washington says: The convention contest has narrowed down to St. Paul aud Cincinnati. The triumvirate, Hill, Gorman and Brice, are for Cincinnati. It "is likely that the entire West will combine for St. Paul. Milwaukee would be- a strong competitor, but for the fear of the well known Cleveland sentiment there fostered by Vilas. The Pacific slope will cast a few complimentary votes for San Francisco and will ultimately come to St. Paul. Can Take Care of the Cbfivention. WASHINGTON, Jan. 15.—Senator Davis has received a letter from Chairman Clarkson, of the Repiiblican national committee, in regard to the hotel accommodations in Minneapolis for the Republican national convention. In this letter Mr. Clarkson states very emphatically that there is no question about the capability of Minneapolis to take care of the convention, both as regards hall and hotels. To Change the Opening Date. WASHINGTON, Jan. 15.—The secretary of the interior sometime ago indicated that the Sisseton and Wahpeton Indian reservation, would be turned open for settlement April 15. The secretary now favors opening the ceded lands for settlement April 1, and issuing a proclamation to thut effect right away. Representative Pickler has writen to friends in the vicinity of the reservation to find out if it will be best to open the reservation at that time. He is of the opinion that two weeks later would be much better for the ^people who intend, to go upon the lands, but unless there is opposition to the programme proposed by the secretary it will be acted upon and the programme will be published in a very few days. . w, J. Seanlatt, the aetor, hasi placed in the Blbotttingaale (jN. Y.) in* sane asylum. -, * , , The United States supreme court has decided against the Des Moines river land settlers. The decision is final, The fast mail on the Monon route was wrecked near Crawfordsville, Ind, Two were killed and several fatally injured, „ In the federal court at New York Judge Wheeler has decided that corsets are wearing apparel and not a mechanical contrivance, as claimed by certain importers. Thirty-nine nations and twenty-four .colonies have made or officially proposed appropriations for their exhibits at the world's fair amounting to the aggregate to $4,004,665, and the indications are that this will be increased 'to $5,000,000. Maine capitalists have subscribed $/0,for the purchase of a silk plush manufacturing plant which is now located in England. Land aggregating 80,000 feet at South Portland nas been secured and in a short time the plant will be transferred from England to Maine. A reconciliation is said to be in progress between the pope and King Humbert, i The French chamber of deputies has re-elected M. Floquet as president of that body. Violence is threatened by Indianapolis street car strikers in case the company attempts to run cars. A boiler explosion occurred at the North Pabst mine, at Iron wood, Mich., killing one man and injuring several others. J. • P. Andrews, a Michigan man, squandered his wife's fortune, then had her locked up in an asylum and proceeded to elope with another heiress. The trial of the guns and mounts of the double turretted monitor Minatono- mah has been finished. Eleven guns were fired during the trial. In every respect'the trial was a great success. A decrease of 28,o"00,000 roubles in the revenues and an increase of- 3,500,000 roubles in expenditure is exhibited by the Russian budget for 1892. It is expected that the deficit will amount to 7,450,000 roubles. Ireland Gods to Europe. ST. PAUL, Jan. 15.—Ht. Rev. John Ireland, archbishop of Minnesota, left on an evening train bound for New York. From there he will sail to Havre, France, and proceed to Liege, Belgium, where he will attend the international conference. He will make a tour of Eiiropa, and will visit Rome while away. He expects to be gone three or four months. Friday. WASHINGTON, Jan. 15.—In the house Mr. Holman's resolution putting the house on record against voting any money for subsidies and bounties, or, in aid of special private industries or enterprises, aud ;ainst appropriating money, except what .ecessary to carry ,on the departments gaily, efficiently *nd honestly, passed by nearly a parity vote, reoate was »ot The Kotrd Engiiiih Cardinal a Victim of Influenza. LONDON, Jan. 14.—Cardinal Manning died at 8:20 a. m. of influenza. His eminence, Henry Edward Manning, cardinal priest of the Roman Catholic church and archbishop of Westminster, was the sou of a London merchant and was born at Totleridge, Hertfordshire, July 15, 180S. He received his education at Harrow and Balliol college, Oxford, graduating with first-class honors as a bachelor of arts iu 1830. He became a fellow of Merton college and was for soma time one of the salect preachers of Oxford college. He received the appointment of rector of Lavingtou and Grafflham in Sussex in 1834, and archdeacon of Chichester in 1840. About this time ha created u sensation by announcing hia conversion to the Roman Catholic faith, and entered the priesthood in 1851. In 1857 he founded an ecclesiastical cougroj-atiou at Barywater, which he called the Oblatea of St. Charles, Borromeo, received the degree of D. D., and the office of provost of the Catholic archdiocese of Westminster from Rome, und was alao created protono- tary apostolic and domestic prelate to the pope. After the death of Cardinal Wiseman Monsignor Manning was consecrated archbishop of Westminster, on June 8, 1805, and was further honored by Pope Piux IX. by being created a cardinal priest on March 15, 1875, assuming the title of S. S. Andrew and Gregory on the Coelien Hill. He was invested with the cardinal's hat at the Vatican on the last day of the year 1877. DIED AT ROME. Randolph Boger*, the Noted American Sculptor, u Victim of Pneumonia. ROME, Jan. 16.—.Randolph Rogers, the distinguished American sculptor, died here of pneumonia. Another Cardinal Bead. ROME, Jan 15.—Cardinal Siuaeoni, formerly papal secretary of state and prefect general \o the propoganda, le dead. Hiij death waa due to an attack of influenza, f*»IS wbich he hud Cleveland and Jefferson Fish. ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 18.—Ex-President Cleveland passed through this city on his way to join Joe Jefferson in a hunting and fishing expedition. Mr. Cleveland was bound for the comedian's plantation in Louisiana. LATEST MARKET REPORT. at. Paul Union Stock Yards. SOUTH ST. PAUL, Jan. 18, 1893. HOGS— About steady. Quality not as good Yards cleaved to packers at S3.7i5®1.0l). CATTLE— Steady, but not aa active as Friday, although the yards wore cleared. Prime steers, §4.0 :@4.5U; good steers, $2.7. r J©3.0J prime cows, S:J.»U®a.75; good cows, $;i.l.OStf.50; common! to fair cows, §1.25@3.0!); light veal calves, §8.0331.00; heavy calves, Sa.00@:).00; stackers, $1.75@2.S5; fenders, $2.25®3.75; bulls, stags and oxen, $1.00^.^5. SHEEP— Firm. Good fat muttons are la demand. Muttons, $U.7u®4.75; lambs, $8.75® 4.75; stockers and feeders, !g;iT>U®y.75. Keceipts: Hogs, l,l)JO; cattlo, 125; calves, 25j sheep, 10. _ Bliuii enrolls Grain. MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 1893. WHEAT— January, closing at S3%c; May, opening 8<%c; highest, 8ti%c; lowest, BGjic, closing at BO^c. On track— No. 1 hard, Hflcj No. 1 Northern, buc; No. a Northern, Governor Brown was inaugurated at Auapolis, Md., Wednesday. Roswell Miller has b°en re-elected president of the Western Traffic association. Four men were injured, two of them fatally, by an explosion in the government powder factory, at the City of Mexico. ° The immense railway station at Leeds, England, was destroyed by fire Wednesday. The loss will exceed $1,000,000. Rev. E. P. Baldwin, until recently of the Universalist church at Oshkosh, Wis., is to edit a temperance paper that is to be started in St. Paul. Silas Iturbide, nephew of. the late Emperor Iturbide, is dead in the City of Mexico. He was one of the most prominent civil engineers in Mexico. The strike of the cab drivers iii Paris is ended, the men having succeeded in forcing their employers to grant their demands, though in a somewhat modified form. James A. Bailey, proprietor of the Barnum & Bailey shows, has purchased from Catherine A. Cooper, widow of the late James E. Cooper, the Adam Forepaugh shows. The strike of the German printers has been officially declared off. The Great Northern road will put on a day train between St. Puul and Brown's Valley. Bishop Katzer, of Green Bay, has sent his resignation to the pope. It will not be accepted. Queen Victoria is said to be ill with influenza, The truth of the rumor cannot be ascertained, Senator Cantor introduced a bill in the New York senate appropriating $300,000 for a state exhibit at the world's fair. * Dr. J. H. Huff, of Ottumwa, Ia., has declined the appointment as physician to the Blackfeet Indians because of the inadequate salary of the position. Heavy floods prevail in tjie Province of Huelva, Spain. The damage done is already enormous, but it is almost impossible to get details, as telegraphic communication is seriously interrupted. The cruiser Baltimore has been extricated from her position in a shallow iart of the stream, where she stuck ifter coining out of the dry dock at Vallejo, Cal., Wednesday. No damage •/as done to the cruiser. Charles White, the well known music publisher and composer of popular ongs, died in Boston, Wednesday, of pneumonia. He was 63 years old. He composed more than l.tiOO songs, including "Marguerite," "Come, Birdie, Come," and "Put Me in My Little Bed." on -the lea at- Qftlt now has electric lights tWld flew court house. Carroll saloons Will' be fined i for keeping ''disorderly houses." Waterldo and Cedar Falls may fce , connected by an electric railway. The Iowa Central railroad 'will build a ten-stall round house at Oakaloosa this year, •fne charge is made that wolf farming is common in Iowa for the sake of the bounty. Ex-State Superintendent Sabin's biennial report to the governor makes a book of 600 pages. John B. Wickham, the oldest man in the state, died at Ottumwa last week. He was ISO years of age. Hon. Spencer Smith, of Council Bluffs, has been chosen chairman of the board of railroad commissioners. At Mystic, the boiler at the Phillips coal mine exploded, fatally injuring John Ryan, the pit boss, and Foreman Davis. A big brewery is proposed at Dubuque to cost $300,000. Whether it will be built or not depends upon the action of the legislature. Charles H. Plater, formerly editor of the Cedar Rapids Standard, has been appointed a messenger in the national house'of reepresentatives. The total number of patients in the three insane hospitals of the state Dec. 81, 1891, was ^,011, of which 80« were females, and 1,142 males. The Iowa Central has added four monster engines to its equipment. New turntables had to be put in, as the old ones were not long enough. Dr. J. H. Huff, of Ottumwa, has declined the appointment as physician to the Blackfeet Indians because of the inadequate salary of the position. Sand taken from the Des Moines river bed is said to be the finest obtainable for building purposes, and a Keokuk man ships many carloads of it every year. Some of the Cherokee people are hinting in pretty plain language that they want a report from the relief committee who distributed the flood contributions last summer. According to the report of the Iowa railroad commissioners the shipments of liquor into the state during the year 1801 was 30,000 tons more than during the previous year. Wesley Taylor nnd E. A. Jackson, of the insolvent Fontamiel bank, have been sentenced to four months in jail and a fine of $500 for receiving deposits after the bank had failed. Chicago Uve Stock. CHICAGO UNION STOCK Y*RDS, (. Jan. 18v 1893. J CATTLE-Steady. HOGS—Firm. Heavy, $4.00®4.25; mixed and medium, §8.05314.1*; light, $3.85@4.0i. SHEEP—Quiet aud unchanged. * Receipts: Cuttle, 2,500; hoss, 25,000; sheep, 2.5UJ. Cliicago Grain and I'rovltflong. CiuoAC*. Jan. 18.18H3. OFKN1NU PIUCKS. WHEAT—May, W^c. ; s CORN—February; *fl% May, OATS—May, Sl'io. PORK—May, $11.40. SHORT RIBS-Ma,y, $5.T5. CLOSING PBICES. WHEAT-May. Kansas City had a $50,000 fire Sunday. An international six-day bicycle race aegan at Chicago Monday afternoon. Three persons were fatally injured while coasting at Nashville, Tenn., Saturday night. The Wisconsin treasury cases have been decided by the supreme court in favor of the state. The business portion of Orleans. Neb., was destroyed by fire Sunday. Several of the firemen were badly frozen. A Chicago woman disrobed and deliberately laid down on the ice on liake Michigan and. deliberatrly froze to death. Hon. A. C. Aldrich, of Chicago, will probably be selected as successor to Solicitor General Taft, when the latter qualifies as district judge. The arrangements for the military procession at London at Prince Albert Victor's funeral have been abandoned, the authorities believing tne exposure o troops would result in a general qf influenza. Martin McConha, arrested a few ing from Judge cowt, $6,000 A young man named Taylor, living near Central City, while handling a shotgun Saturday accidentally discharged the weapon, the entire charge entering the body, causing almost instantaneous death. Engineer E. P. Butts, in charge of the work of building the big double track buidge of the Burlington route at Burlington, who was struck on the head by a falling rock some time ago, has died from his injuries. . A discussion brought up by the Philadelphia Press develops the seemingly indisputable fact that Frank Carberry, now editor of the Dubuque Times, was the first man to enlist on the morning after Fort Sumpter was fired upon. J. M. Lee, of New London, exhibited an ear of corn in Burlington that weighed 1 pound and 6i ounces, and secured a prize of an overcoat against fifty seven other competitors. The corn shelled from the cob weighed 1 pound and H ounces. Weuzel Mickesch died at Dubuque Nov. 18, 1KB91, and willed his property to Chris Bimlt. His relatives now want the money, although when alive they refused to have to have anything to do with him because he got drunk occasionally. The will is being contested. B. A. Dolan, a prominent Keokuk attorney, has instituted a suit against the Pullman Pa<ace Car company for $1,500 damages. He claims he was • damaged to that extent by reason of contracting a severe cold while riding from Denver to Pueblo, Colo., on the defendant's cars. The members of the late Twenty-first Iowa infantry have each received a finely bound book of 233 pages, a complete and accurate history of the regiment from the tiuie it entered the service until its discharge. Adjutant George Cooke is the author. George Carroll, of Dubucm'e, has in his possession a small prayer book which was once owned and used by Bishop Carroll, the famous Catholic piviate who was sent by General Washington to Canada to arouse public sentiment among the inhabitants of that country in favor of the American cause. It is a small volume, bound in calf, and bears the appearance of having been used a great deal. Miss Kate Lalor, for six yeara a successful teacher in the public schools of Independence, who was summarily discharged from her duties because she failed to call pupils by their Christian names in full, using rather an abbreviation or nickname, brought suit before County Superintendent Parker, who rendered a decision for the school board. Miss Lalor has decided to appeal her case to the state superintendent of public instruction, and, if necessary, to carry it to the cpurts. Attacked «* H»U Wagon. Sioux CITY, Ia., Jan. 19.— While the mail wagon was on the way to the depot to meet a train f<w roen sprang out of an ftlley »nd attempted to stop the horse. The driver resisted and was shot through the arm, but not seriously wounded. The robbers then helped themselves to all the wail b^s they could carry, picking out the ones containing registered letters, but becoming frightened dropped them all m an alley, before they had gone a block away. They have apt yet beep appyehended. part of the City. Jan, litigation is likely to ensue tore over title to 216 residence lota i» th»im»t lous portion of the city. ~"'

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