The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 4, 1894 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Wednesday, April 4, 1894
Page 2
Start Free Trial

von; iffis AMOKA. IOWA, WEDNESDAY* APKIL 4 Uefftttotti With Mftrteltft* SDl*I««d— ttt, Wat Never M«nt1ou«cl «hem— , MarehSl ,—With Col. j&rcckiaridge's realistie .descriptSen of hie famous closed carriage ride -With Miss Pollard still echoing in iheir ears, the privileged people of the town returned te> court earlv yes* terday with whetted appetites for farther details of the story. CoL Breckinridge took the stand at once at the opening. He told of .going home and dining'' will*^hia?>'family. , "I, walked back to Sarah Guess' house," lie ,went on, with unflushecl face. •"I knocked and was admitted. This was on Saturday night I had made no arrangement with Sarah Guess. I found the plaintiff there. There was no Conversation about her surrendering and blending her life 10:30 o'clock. Wo liad no talk about ine helping her to get an education " He said that from time to time as he Boet her he gavo her money for incidental expenses, and spoko^ of the occurrences as if they had been busi- jiess transactions. "Did you ever promise to marry Miss rollard?" The question, put by Mr. JBntterworth,'came suddenly after a jsomewhat monotonous lot of testimony. There was a shuffling of feet The spectators leaned foward. Evan the judge, whose face had been av<>r*- <d inroug'n most 01 IJUB inoining, turned to hear the reply. Miss Pollard straightened herself. Butterworth •.with he? . L should, wo td tfeitrryY Bttsjftecfc" he? <Sf sAiS* „, B Hits relations with ethers and ehe Might e«8pect the same of Wife. We cdilld tevef'y. 1 remiibded her she had ndt «ome to Ine ft maiden." CeL Bfeckinrldge gave his version of the visit td Mrs. Blackburn. Miss Pollard had gofid tip to Mrs. Black* bum's Abrittmenta and he found her waiting outside. She said that Mrs. Blackburn wanted witness to confirm what she (Miss Pollard) had just told her. Witness said to Mrs. Blackburn thatuhe had been\ery kind, but in her distress he had offered tfae protection of his name, and that lie was grateful to Mrs. Blackburn for what she had dofte. Mrs, Blackburn said that he was engaged to Miss Pollard and asked her to keep the secret. *nd that the witness and plaintiff had been to- gather in A hotel. in New York. He hud replied that he could : not give her a full explanation then, but would later on in Washington.. Mrs. Blackburn had said that unless he could re' ply satisfactorily their friendship must end. With regard to the testimony of Capt Moore, the Washington chief of plaintiff in the office and satisfied 1 Capt MOore. "After leaving the office," he said, ''I told her that could be no terms between tis, ; would have to look to some one else [for support We talked of the child .!. that was to be born. She said she I wanted to get rid of the child, but I said no." This seemed a good climax to end the chapter, and so court adjourned. _ Coxey May Have Trouble. CAMP GoMi'KBB, East Palestine, Ohio, iwn.ioh 3.1.—Coxey's band of couimon- wealers is camped within one mile | of the Pennsylvania state line. and Cott)M»UNA, f3hio, March 31,—"The eotnindnwea.1 army was astir early yesterday and the rank and file had evidently blotted out the remembr&tf c« of Thursday's hard journey through the mud. Songs were heard all over 'the camp soon after dawn. There was ,the promise of plenty to eat, warm quarters and it brilliant morning. Thirty-four of the soldiers broke through the picket lino out of camp and spent the night in the lockup. Matty Coliiinbi* ana people Were early down in the hollow to visit the camp, but by Brown's orders no person was admitted. . Coxey resumed the command and there was no lingering after breakfast, as heretofore. The commissary wagons were sent roilnd .to ilie storeroom and loaded high with the surplus good things donated by the citizens. Breakfast passed off without any event and at 9 o'clock the command was on the march from Camp Readey. There was a cloudless sky, with juat keenness enough in the air to make walking pleasant The first stop was New Watorford, five miles out, where lunch was served. To-day they will march to New Galileo and call its camp Marion Butler, in honor of the president of the farmers' alliance. In his general orders last night Carl Browne alluded to the death of Thomas Ilolloway at Columbiana. He said he was glad to think that the soul of Thomas Ilolloway was now reincarnated in one or more babes. Trustee Dnss of the Harmony society and Oen. Coxey left for Pittsburg in the afternoon, but- will return today. U BOMB PICTURES TAKEN BY THE ARTIST OF THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN PROGRESS OF THE BRECKINR1DGE-POLLARD CASE. DURING THE IjJmself ceased rocking in his chair, The "g: ntleman from Kentucky" hesitated a moment, as if gathering him- «ejf for a spring, and then said: "I did not There is not a scintilla «jf truth in her statement that I had promised marriage. There isn't a phred of truth in it all, The possibility of marriage was never alluded to in any of our conversations. There was never even a protestation," These words produced a sensation in the court room- It was totally unexpected. In the face of the declarations made by Mrs. Luke BlwcUburn, who tjfied that he had acknowledged to • jn Miss Poljard's presence his jn- ,^tion of malting her his wife, it had tieen supposed he would acknowledge $n understanding °f marriage, After recess the w»tne.>s tojd the Sjpry of bow Madeline had attempted Jjjs Jjfe. A little later he explained bis admission to Mrs. Blackburn, that fce and Miss ppll^rd were engaged tq Carried. "She had threatened to kill jnppn the street," he said, "or to, $ai|6e a public scandal if I dig not. ^.'o avoid this and on her promise to i»ave W asbington I consented u» pre- i to Mrs. Bjuekburn that we were , tp be married." ,,„„ ' i'pl. Br. ckinyidge wpnt on, *»Jtpjd"her distinctly that i?h,e must not It is rumored that the sheriff of Lawrence county, which is directly in the line of march, will be on hand to-day with a large posse of deputies and prevent the army of peace from passing out of Ohio. While Marshal Carl Browne stoutly maintains that there will be no trouble, ho is evidently ?reatly worried over the intimation received of the proposed hi' terference, RECPQNIZEP BY t'acUlo Wage QneafKm tu lie l)n- cldcd in Court. OMAHA, Neb., March 31.—Qeneral Solicitor Tburston of the Union Pacific yesterday proposed to the employes that they refer the wage question to a commissioner instead of trying it in court. Grand Chiefs Arthur, Clark, Sargent, and Wilkinson ana their attorneys expressed themselves as not favor' able to, this plan, The grand chiefs say that they want first to have certain principles of law laid down. The principal questions which they wish Bussed upon ar? the stutus'pf tabor or{•animations, the question of tonstrue- tive mileage, especially on the mountain divisions, and the stability of rules an4 ycgulatiojus governing-, em- Judge Caldwell'decided ag as tl,ie njatter had; beej» the court it wiigbt TROUBLR AT BLUEFIELDS. American J{c*ldont* In Danger—War- Blllp Ursontly Nnedocl. NEW OHI.KANS, La., March 31,—Advices from lUuetlelds, Nicaragua, by the steamer Bergenscren, are that the match has anally been applied to the powder magazine in the Mosquito reservation, figuratively speaking, and unless an American worship reaches the scene shortly the interests of this country will suffer. March :,'.'! news was received from Rama to tho effect that William Wilson, an Ameyi can, was shot by the governor of R»ma the previous night without any justification therefor. Wilson died at 8 o'clock last Friday. The governor, a Nicaraguan by the namu of A- Guilla, who is a nephew of Lacayo, the com- inissioner, refused to let a boat leave Rama with Wilson, who might have been saved if brought to Bluenolds for treatment Great excitement prevails at Blueflelds. One shot fired there would cause the death of every Nicaraguan in Bluefields, Tho arrival of lip American warfahip is anxiously awaited. WJlliau) R. Laidlaw has been award cd damages of $35,000 in his suit against Rusfeell Sage, who used him as protection against a dynamiter. Four persons were killed and three badly wounded in Q* fi fy, pyey f3.f\mf Important Events rteduaed ta Their Lewsst farms* It fs how thought the house Seat O'Neill, who in disputing .Toy of Missouri. Grosvenor of Ohio caused «i change in sentiment by «t partisan speech. President Cleveland has about abandoned hope of securing 1 co-operation from England in the Behrittg sea matter and will act 'independently. Anti-administration democrats of Missouri have again been .rebuked by Cleveland, who has appointed Clay C. McDonald surveyor of the port of St. Joseph. President Cleveland sent a message tb'the^aennte vetoing,the. Bland seign- iorage bill.' ' • • *. Senator Voorhees has declined to allow the factory girls of New Kng- land to appear before the senate finance committee on the tariff bill. Sixteen 'beau tifnl factory girl s from Now England have arrived in Washington to protest against the Wilson bill. Only .$80,000 is allowed by the house committee for improvements in the Chicago harbor and a portion of this sum is to be devoted to work on the river. .Secretary Smith has ordered the disbarment of Attorney M. Dell is of Ip- dianapolis for unprofessional conduct. Assistant Secretary Reynolds has made a decision admitting insane, idiotic and helpless children of soldiers to the pension rolls. Treasury expenditures have again run' up to S.i',1,449,000 and receipts reach only $22,,ti,'l,S8-t,!i deficit of more than 87,100,000. House reports show that exhibits- were received at. the World's Fair from" sixty foreign nations, valued at $38,- )00,OOU. Secretary Smith' decided "that'the. claim of Illinois to Kankakcc swamp lauds could not be entertained. Secretary Iloke Smith decided to ive Chicago the Indian warehouse, as contemplated by him some time ago. Secretary Herbert made a report to ;ho house upon the frauds at the Carnegie Steel company's works. Senator Stewart's castle is offered 'or sale, and the owner's friends are rendering if he has lost another fortune. RELIGIOUS. Rev. G. E. .[fusion, pastor of the : 'irst Baptist church of L'ort Madison, owa,.rhas .suedi his congregation for alary due when he resigned. * Theaters, cards and dancing- have been tabooed as vices by the Epworth eugue of Michigan. A revival has reached such astagc.Sn ttloomington, 111., that business houses ind saloons closed during the day appointed for general prayer. Milwaukee ministers have begun a crusade against the so-called indecent pictures pasted on billboards. St. Louis clergymen are organizing to fight the social evil, violation of the Sunday law and the saloons. COMMERCE AND FINANCE. Business at the banks is improving. Money rates arc unchanged. Cash oats were fractionally lower; the futures steady. Shorts claim any damage to tho crop by freezing can be repaired by replanting. New York's stock market is dull, notwithstanding the President's veto of the seigniorage bill Wall street bankers are very generally pleased at the President's action in vetoing the Bland seigniorage bill Wheat jumped up S!J<J cents in New York on predictions of a cold wave. Fears are expressed that the recent- cold snap has greatly injured the crop of winter wheat. Evidences accumulate that general business is slowly reviving and there is a somewhat better demand . for money. The Chapin mine, on the Menominee range, may be sold to satisfy a debt of $8(1,000 due a Milwaukee bank. The Illinois Steel company asked to list 87,000,000 debenture bonds, which request the New York Stock Exchange granted. Lazarus Silverman, Chicago, banker, who fulled for 81,780,000, is again in charge ot his estate. He will pay in full. POLITICAL, W Charles F. Crisp, speaker of the house, has been appointed United States senator by Gov. Northen of Georgia to fill the vacancy caused by Senator Coiquitt's death. One democrat voted for the woman suffrage bill" and it again passed the Iowa legislature. New York republicans have nomi nuted Rev. Father Malone, a Catholic priest, for a regent for the state university. Jn his speech before the republican clubs of Minnesota, Gov. Mcliinley defended the republican policy arid said the country can »ever be prosperous without it- Sir John Thompson says the Canadian government will not introduce a prohibition act this session. Republicans in the New Jersey legislature rushed bills through ealcvlafc to dep4ye 4emocrats of their rif fats in Injunction against tiov. Waits Wfts tesdfved, but the 6ld l)e«ver" police commissioners still refuse to give uji office. Sixteen of the Grftvesond election inspectors, associated with John . Y. Mctfane, pleaded guilty and were fccti- tcnced. NOTABLE DEATHS, Mrs. Jane G. Austin, the novelist, died in Boston, aged 66, after a lingering illness. d Judge Louis S. Lovell died at Stanton, Mich., of apoplexy, aged 78. He was oh the circuit bench in the eighth district for twenty*four years. Baton Hannen of London is dead, tie was one of the Behring Sea arbitrators. Prof. John M. Ellis of Oberlin college died on a Santa Fe train as it entered Chicago from California. Jacob Rosenham, the composer, died at Kaderi, aged'bO., > Itayden Parry, the musician, is'dead" at London. Charles C. Baer, grand commander of the Knights Templar of Pennsylvania, died Of spinal meningitis at Pittsburg, aged ti'A years. Oeprge Ticknor Curtis died in New York of heart failure, following an acute attack of pneumonia. RAILROAD NEWS. > Confidence is expressed that lake- and-rail rates will be better maintained this season than ever before. G Men identified with the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton have secured control of southern roads by which Chicago will gain her share of southern business. It is not thought eastbound freight rates will bo advanced April 3, and the chances for a continuation of the rate war are g'ood. It is said that Baron Erlanger has effected a consolidation of his lines with the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Da.ytou. .Notwithstanding the prevailing depression of business, . the annual report of the Burlington shows a surplus. ; Plans to reorganize the Chicago.Peo- ria & St. Louis line contemplate dropping the Jacksonville & Centralia branch. Contrary to expectations, the telegraphers have made a settlement of bheir differences with Union Pacific receivers. CRIME. Murderers Mannan Davis, Ed Gon- /,ules and Jim Upkins were hanged together in the jaiiyard at Paris, Texas. .John Birnstein, traveling salesman for a Chicago jewelry house,.•• pawned his samples in Kansas City to obtain money with which to play faro. R. McManus of Livingston, Mont., shot and killed his wife and then cut his throat. Charles Hardin, accused of stealing $.'i!),OuO from the Wells-Fargo Express company, has been arrested at Alma, Ark. lie had $10,000 when captured. F. E. Edgar.a New York bank clerk, is accused of embezzling §17,000 of the institution's funds. II. C. Huff and wife, married but three hours, were killed at Peusacola, Fhu, by Thomas Traiuor, the woman's former husband. A. S. Paris, a Cincinnati lad of IS, forged checks in order to play craps and slot machines and is now a fugitive. Mrs. Mayer, under arrest at Racine for poisoning her first husband, is now accused of poisoning her adopted child. George Ashworth, a youthful farm hand, shot and fatally wounded Mra Wilbur Mason, near Summerset, Iowa. Charles Mnnd and Albert Keefer have been held under bond for trial at Hammond, Ind,, for robbing freight cars. Frank B. Earl was fatally shot in an Albany, Mo., courtroom by Jacob Miller, his brother-in-law. Mail robberies at South Bend, Ind., continue. The detectives are unable to lind the mysterious thieves. FOREIUN. Official announcement has been made of the marriage of Lord Francis Hope and May Yohe, the American burlesque actress. She denies it. Russia has passed a law against American insurance companies, for' biding the tontine system. Malays sacked the Spanish station at Lepanto and killed two officers and three women. Serious trouble is reported in Samoa, caused by the fiction of the American justice in oppressing native chiefs. German women representing 100,000 of their number presented Prince Bismarck with wine on the occasion of •his birthday celebration. Humphreys Owen and Mr. Tennant, liberals, were elected to parliament in England. Berlin authorities have suppressed the Yolks Zeitung, a socialist newspaper, because it was exciting class hatred. It is said that France has secured details and maps of the works projected at Gibraltar by the English govern* ment. Americans at Blueflelds demand a provisional government in which the United States colony shall be repre seated. gmperor William and Emperor Francis Joseph inet at Mattuglie. The meeting was very cordial. Eleven bodies have been taken from q, collapsed coal inine at Koszelow Canada's minuter of finance says the will stand by the na Funeral services over tao of Louis Kossuth were held a't la the Evangelical church. Four lives were lost by the of steamers at London. One steatae? sanki « Italian newspapers expect littl* from a treaty with France sft lohg s &* the protectionists are in the majority. It is said the powers have been ebm« municating with a view to united ef« forts against anarchists. Trouble in the German Presbyterian- church at Dubuque, Iowa, has led t». he seceding of loo members. CASUALTIES*. One person was killed, fifteen In* jured, four of them probably fatally, and property Worth 8*0. OuO destroyed by the collapse of a water tower holding 1,500,000 gallons at Peoria. Eight small children and a servant girl were burned to death in a fire which destroyed the, home of John Witt at McKendree, W. Va. Three families, comprising fourteen persons, were buried in a snowslide at Canyon Creek, Wash. Night Watchman Bernard Van Haag was cremated in a small fire in Mil* waukee. By the explosion of a boat at Port Pleasant, W. Va, the engineer was killed. Four duck hunters wore caught in a' 1 gale on Black Lake, near Holland, Mich., and droWned. MISCELLANEOUS NEWS. Suicides: At Scotts, Mich.—Joseph Cummings threw himself in front of a • train. At Etna Green, Ind.—Paul Perry, by hanging; insane. AtCinciir nati—C. Kampfmueller, poison; illness. At EJinburg, 111—Cora Smith, by- shooting. • , Larger and dirtier than when it star ted, Coxey's army of peace marched seven miles to Louisville, Ohio. r ' Reports from many places tell of damage to the fruit trees and ' early vegetation by the recent cold wave. Col. John A.'Cdckerill denie* the ru-v mor that he is to nssume the management of the New York Herald. Kentucky women arc signing a peti- tition asking congress to impeach CoL Breckinridge. People of El Paso, Texas, paid the railroad fare of Gen. Frye's addition to Coxey's army to San Antonio. There are 700 of them and they are On the verge of starvation. Hundreds were turned away from a hall in Milwaukee where Ignatius Donnelly and Prof. Sims held a joint debate on the merits of the American Protective association. Dr. Paxton, who failed to report the New York marriage of Col. Breckinridge and Mrs, Wing, has pleaded ignorance of the law as an excuse, but he will be prosecuted. Coxey's army of tho commonweal inarched fourteen miles through the snow to Salem, Ohio, and was welcomed by the Quakers. Cherokee, Iowa, has been selected aa the location for a new insane asylum to acci.modate 1,000 patients and cost more-than a million dollars. Ten thousand miners will be involved in a strike which has been ordered in Pennsylvania. At Roncondor reef, the wrecking steamer Orion found the hull of the Kearsarge had been destroyed by fire. John B. Myers, a Tiffin, Ohio, man, was fined S^5 and costs for selling adulterated coffee. Col. Breckinridge took the stand in his own defense and told of his intrigue with Madeline Pollard. Thomas Holloway.a populistfnrmer, while watching Coxey's army in Col- umbinna, Ohio, dropped dead from apoplexy. Coxey's nrmy of commonwcalers, now numbering UOO, marched from Sulem to Coxiana, Ohio, and went into camp. Receiver Faurot, 01 the Lima. Ohio, National bank, which closed, two years ago, churns a shortage of £&u,000, for which he can gut no explanation. John Hock accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old son while hunting ducks near Waverly, Iowa. , MARKc-T REPORTS. MAitcn 3ft CHICAGO. CATTLE—Common to prlma,..,* 1 2"> © 4 65 Hous—Shipping gi-uiliis 20) @ 4 bB SHKKP—l''i*U' W t-lwice ........ '350 ©500 OATS -No. 3 ,..,...,.,.. ® 3|^ 3..., ., 4$ flft i—Choice creamery,..,. 18 ® 19 4B 60 WBKAT— 0.3 ...... ..... ...... ..$ COHN— No. ayollow.,,, ,.,,,. ,, OA*S-NO. i wiiiie..,,.., ,..,., (JATTLB ......... .... ...... ..... S ............. 6 PBOUJA. RYE— No. 3 ........... , ...... ,, COBN— No. 8 white ...... , ..... . OATS— No. a \vliuu ......... .... ST. LQUX3, CATTI.B.., ............... ; ...... Hi-us ................ , .......... Sllc-lSP ......... ..... , ........... W'— No. A JteU ...... ..... „ upuw-No. a .................... O4TS— No. S .................... CO © no <t» ?J © ® 61 360 6 IQ 585 87)4 "S24 4 9) 475 4 ^5, 33 O DO @ 31 Wn«AT— NO, 2 COUN— No. 3 ...... . UATS— No. 3 U bile. © CATTMS M) © liOUS .., 4 3i (j« — tfo * Will?*'!— No. S Kea. .. COHN— No. !J ..... UATS— vyuHo VVe.sierii TOJ-Eua U •4 ''• 60 '«? 3*. 65 W 8} §5 tt 62W « 18 -21 W 37V 11

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free