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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, September 14, 1898
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TfiB UPPER DBS MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBEH 14, 1898, THE NEWS IN lOf A TRIPLE ALLIANCE TICKET. Silver M«n of Iowa Hold Harmo- nfmit Contentions at Stararmlltotrn. MABSnAT.T/row?., Sept. 8.—The democrats, populists and free silver republicans, of Iowa, held their state convention here yesterday and nominated the following ticket: Secretary of state—Claude R. Porter, Appanoose connty, democrat. Treasurer of state—Aels Anderson, DCS Moines connty, democrat. Auditor of state—E. H. Gillette. Polk connty. populist. Attorney general—.1. M. Parsons. Lyon connty, democrat, Supreme judge—W. A. Spurrier, Polk connty, silver republican. Railroad commissioner (long term)— A. Hanson, O'Brien county, populist Railroad commissioner (short term)— H E. Wills. Clinton county, democrat. Clerk supreme court—Earl P. Per- Vins, Polk connty, democrat. Snpreme court reporter— Vf. A. Ferrin, Taylor connty, democrat. There were three separate and distinct conventions held. A division of the offices had been previously agreed upon and each convention after per- manentorganization proceeded to nominate its part of the ticket and adopt its platform. In the democratic convention Frank Q. Stuart, of Chariton, was temporary chairman and E. F. Graham was permanent chairman. There was only one contest over candidates in this convention, that between Walter McIIenry, of DCS Moines, and J. M. Parsons, of llock Rapids, for attorney general. The ballot resulted: Parsons, CO]; McIJenry. 373. The other candidates were nominated by acclamation. Committees were named as follows: Committee on resolutions—Fifth dis- trica, A. R. Miller, Washington conntv; Second", Williaii Theophilus. ScoU; Third, J. S. Murphy, Dubuque; Fourth, j R. N. Douglas, Alamakee: Fifth .Judge I Caldwell, Tama; Sixth, Col. 0. II. Mackey, Keokuk; Seventh, M. II. King, Polk; Eighth, J. W. Rhinehart. Appanoose; Ninth, 1C. R. Madden, Adair; Tenth. M. F. Healy. Webster; Eleventh, J. H. Quick, Woodbury. State central committee—First district, II. L. Throop, Mt. Pleasant; Third, Judge Carr, Manchester; Fourth, W. O. Holman, Cerro Gordo county; Seventh, G. A. Huffman. Des Moines; Eighth, W. R. Hart, Ringgold county; Tenth, M. F. Healy, Ft. Dodge; Eleventh, T. F. Ward, Plymouth county. In the convention of the populists P. H. Donlon, of Emmetsburg, was temporary chairman, and E. H. Gillette, of Des Moines, permanent chairman. Committees were reported from the districts as follows: Members of the state central committee: Fifth, L. S. Moore, Marion; Sixth, J. R. Clark, Marion county; Seventh, J. Bellangee, Des Moines; Eighth, W. II. Robb, Creston; Ninth, J. C. Frazier, Shelby; Tenth, Ben Speer, Jefferson;Eleventh, J. M. Hathaway, Onawa. The committee on resolutions: Fifth, S. S. Mann; Sixth, Gen. J. 15. Weaver; Seventh, E. H. Gillette, Des Moines; Eighth, J. O. Jones; Ninth. G. A. Bascom; Tenth, J. E. Anderson; Eleventh, Dr. H. A. Evans. E. H. Gillette was nominated for auditor without opposition, as was A. Hanson for raiiroad commissioner. The convention, after adopting their platform, ratified the candidates named by the other conventions and adjourned. At the '-silver republican convention Judge Spurrier, of Des Moines, presided. H. J. Budd, J. N. Holman and J. M. Wonser were appointed as a committee on resolutions. But one office had been given the silver republicans, that of judge of the supreme court, and Judge Spurrier was named for the place by acclamation. Following the adoption of the platform, tne nominees of the other conventions were ratified and the convention adjourned. The state central committee was constituted as follows: First district. Robt. D. Donahoe, Burlington; Second, Herbert Fairall, Marengo, Third, E. R. Dow, Dubuque; Fifth, J. M. Wonser, Tama City; Sixth, J. R. Gorrell, Newton; Seventh, C. S.Wilson, Des Moines; Eighth, B. V. Leonard, Bedford; Ninth, H. B. Holman. Guthrie Center; Tenth, E. K. Burch, Denison; Eleventh, W. B. Chapman, Washta. [The platforms of the three conventions will be found in another column.] FATAL ACCIDENT ON C., B. 4 Q. Engine** and Fireman ' Caaght Cnder Tlielr Engine. OrrrsnvA, Sept. 12.—A fatal wreck occurred on the Iowa division of the C.. B. & Q. at Tyrone, a small station forty miles west of Oltntntv.i. The dead are: Engineer George Mann and Fireman Thomas Millhonse. Both were men of families living in Ot- tomwa. Brakeman Haynes was slightly injured. The wreck occurred to an extra freight bound west. When the train reached Tyrone it pushed right on through, and when just outside the city ran into a bunch of steers on the track. Theengine and twelve cars were derailed. The engine was overturned by the speed at which the • train was going and both men were caught under the engine before they had a chance to escape. WAR DEPARTMENT INQUIRY. HORROR AT FORT DODGE. Body of a Soldier Spnt Home In nn Awfnl Condition. FORT DODGK, Sept. 9.—Wilbur II j Brown, a sergeant in Troop F, First United States cavalry, died in Washington while en route to Montauk Point. The body was sent tohishome in Fort Dodge. When it arrived it was t found that the body had been for- i warded without having received the ; attention of an embalmer. and the | body was in such a condition that the health authorities were compelled to decline to allow a public funeral, arrangements for which had been made. The people are indignant and complaint will be made to the war department by a committee of citizens. KEEPS ITS WAR CIRCULATION. Brace and Hoskijis Fined. STOBM LAKE, Sept. 10. — The district court of Buena Vista county pronounced sentence upon J. J. Bruce, of Rolf e, and James M. Hoskins, the editor of the Sioux Rapids Republican, of Sioux Rapids, for criminal libel against Bon. F. H, Helsell, now one of the judges by appointment of the Fourteenth judicial district. J. J. Bruce was sentenced to pay a fine of $300 and costs and James M. Hoskiiis a fine of $500 and costs. _ P»y Day tor Fifty-first. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9. — Iowa volunteers have just received their pay tor the months of July and August. This was $33 for each enlisted man, the total paid the regiment being about 155,000, _______ _ Farmer Crashed to Death. CEDAK FAW.S, Sept. 9.-— J. M. Miller, ft farmer residing about seven miles Cedar Falls, met with a terrible 4eath, being caught between a wagon *nd the shaft of a self-binder in such A manner that he was slowly crushed 10 dearth, Deceased w»s about 55 years of »ge and well known. Wlttyant lov* to fio W«*. 8*8 KS^CJSCO, JSept, e.—The Examiner quotes General Miller as saying that witaSn B month the three regi- s &t fee PreeiaiQ will fee on the -to Den Molncx Daily >"e\v* Continue* Its I'licriomenal Growth, DES MOI.VKS. .Sept. 7.—The return of peace hasiesulted in no decrease in the circulation of the Des Moines Daily News, which is probably the only daily newspaper in the country to hold its war circulation. The Daily News is still offered to subscribers for 81 a year, 75 cents for sjx months, fifty cents for three months, '.:r> centsa month, which partly accounts for its great popularity. It gives all the news of Iowa and the whole world boiled down for the busy reader. nig Fee I»al<l to the State. DES MOI.VK.S, Sept. 12.—The largest fee ever paid to the state by a corporation for filing its articles of incorporation was received by Secretary Dobson from the Davenport and Rock Island Bridge Railway and Terminal company. The draft was for 52,001.50, covering a capital stock of 83,000,000. The document filed was an amendment to the earlier articles of incorporation changing the name of the corporation to the Davenport Rock Island & Western Railway company and fixing the capital stock at 83.000,000. Accident at Shell Kock. SHELL ROCK, Sept. 11.—Ray Belts, 10-year-old son of William Betts, while walking on a scaffolding on the new Methodist church, caught his foot and fell eighteen feet, striking on his back and hips. When he was picked up it was believed that he was dead, but he regained consciousness after being cared for by a physican. Anexamina. tion proved that no bones were broken and that there were no indications of internal injuries. lindd Wins Another Trophy. KANSAS CITY, Sept. 10.—The feature of the shooting tournament, the race for the trophy representing- the inanimate target championship, was contested yesterday. C. W. Budd, of DCS Moines, who won the trophy last year, was ngain the victor. llis» score was 87 targets out of 100. Sick of Fiftieth Sent Home. DES MOINES, Sept. 10.—The hospital train of the Fiftieth arrived in the state Thursday night and the twenty- eight typhoid patients and sixty convalescents on it under Surgeon II. A. Boyle, were distributed to their homes. Regarding the coming of the regiment nothing is known. Fifty-second Gone Homo. DKH MOI.NKS, Sept. 11.—The members of the Fifty-second regiment left for their homes yesterday, to spend a furlough of one month, at the end of which time they will return to Dos Moines and be mustered out. Seventy patients were left in hospitals here. Cigarette I,avr Unconstitutional. DES MOINES, Sept. 13.—Judge Bishop lias issued an injunction restraining the assessors from levying the $300 mulct tax upon a building in which cigarettes are sold. He also intimated that the law was unconstitutional. I'entjioncrs In Iotv:i. WASHINGTON, Sept. 9.—The annual report of Commi: -iioiier of Pensions Evans shows 37,977 pensioners residing in Iowa on June last, and the amount disbursed to them during the last fiscal year was S5.549.978. IOWA CONDKNSJSD. Gordon Pierce, a well known young man of Grinnell, shot himself in Omaha while cleaning a- revolver. The republicans of the Second district nominated Joe R. Lane, of Davenport, for congress, by acclamation. Private John Cronin, of Company A, Fifty-second Iowa, Mason City, died at Mercy hospital, DCS Moines, a few days ago. He had been suffering with typhoid fever. Paymaster Monaghuu last week paid off the two batteries that have been located at Camp MoKinley for some time. As soon as they received their pay they were given their discharges from the service of Uncle Sam, The twp batteries \verepaid, of government money, $8,839.29. The members of the pace tools trains for their President Ask« a Xnmher ot tseatltmea to Accept ttifi Ta«tc. Wi«ni.TGTOX. Sept. 13.—The president has urged the following name'! pentlernen, among fithers. to accept places on the committee requested by Secretary Alger to investipa'e the conduct of the war: Lieutenant General John M. Schofiekl. General John 15. Gordon. General GrenTilie M. Do'lffe. President D. C. Giiman. Genernl Charles F. Manrierson. Hon. Robert T. Lincoln. Daniel .S. Lamont. Dr. Vi. W. Keene. Colonel James A. Sexton. Tlie message which President McKinloy addressed to each of these follows: Will you render the country a jtrreat service by accenting- my appointment as a member of the committee to examine into the conduct of the commissary, otiartermaster atitl medical bureaus of the war department during 1 the war. and into the extent, causes and treatment of sickness in the field and in the camps? It is my desire that the full and exact, truth shall be ascertained and made known. I cannot ton strongly impress upon yon my earnest wish that this committee shall be of such hiffh character :is will command the complete eomidenci; of the country, and I trust you will consent to servo. WIM.IAM MrKiM.KY. ATLANTA. Ga.. Sept. ]•.'.—Gon. John 15. Gordon lias declined to M.'rve on the commission requested bv Secretary Aljrer to investigate the conduct of the Spanish-Aincri'-an war. giving as a reason his unstable health. A BOLD SUGGESTION. Als:ire-I.orralnf> May he Made >Tculr;il of Independent. ST. PETKK«i!fBfi. Sept. S. —The; No- vosti. in a lonjc article declares that the principal .subject to be considered by the disarmament of coucrress must be Alsace-Lorraine. It anticipates that the result of the consideration of this matter will be cither the neutralization or Independence of Alsace-Lorraine, which ''will not be possible without wuundiny the amour proprc of either nation." "lioth Germany and France," says the Xovosti, "could make this self-sacrifice to attain the c/.ar'.s worthy object and thus restore friendship and relieve the world of the bur- don of an armed pr?ace." IOWA REGIMENTS REMAIN. BASEBALL REPORT. Flayed Yc-rterday In the TftHraA Vnl-.rr,,, n f D..„;_,.,.,. („,«.«.. Tl,-,^' Fourth place slipped still farther Volume of Business Larger Than > awajr ^ ^ reralt o{ the flna , game at Ever Reported, ! Porkopolis yesterday. As usual with FOREIGN CAPITAL ARRIVES, Investor* Across the Water Take Advantage of the Period of Prosperity Which We Have Started On—Failure* for the Week. The Fiftieth find Fifty-second Only \Vlli he Mustered Out. WASHINGTON. Sept. 10.—Senator Allison and Congressman Cousins of Iowa, accompanied by Governor Shaw, of Iowa, called on the president relative to the Iowa troops. It was .set tied that the Forty-ninth and Fifty-first regiments shall remain in service and the Fiftieth and Fifty-second be mustered out. The president told the visitors that the people were making- the mistake of thinking the war was over, and said that only a peace protocol had been signed. He said it would never do to disband the army at this time, but it had been decided to muster out one-half the soldiers from each state. No partiality would be shown. The Fiftieth and Fifty-second were ordered home, but the Forty-ninth and Fifty- first must remain in the service for the present and for some time in the future. While the president did not say so the impression was (rained that it is quite likely that within another month the Forty-ninth will go to Cuba with the Seventh corps, under General Lee, and that the Fifty-first will goto Hawaii, to form a part of the trarrisor there. In the event of the necessity of reinforcements at Manila, the Fi'ftv- first will be sont to the Philippines. THE ACTUAL COST. Of Men and Money of the Snanltih-Aiiicr- icuii War. WASHINGTON, Sept, 9.—The approximate cost of the war to the United States has been: Expenditures for the army, 878.500,000; expenditures for the navy. 530,000,000. Total, 8114,500.000. Lives lost in the army: Officers killed ;in battle, 33; men killed in battle, '.'31; '.officers and men wounded, about 1,450; officers and men killed by disease, es- Jtimated, 1,500. Lives lost in the navy and marine corps: Officers killed in :battle, 1; men killed in battle, 13; men •drowned, 1; men wounded. 38. J..I Hung Chang's Degradation. LONDON, Sept. 9.—A dispatch has been received from the British minister at Pekin, Sir Claude McDonald, confirming the report that Li Hung Chang has been dismissed at his request. A private telegram just received here confirms the above statement, but adds: ''It is pointed out here (at Pekin) that this does not necessarily mean that he has been deprived of all power." Admiral Cerveni's Gratitude. WASHINGTON, Sept. 9.—Admiral Cervera called at the navy department and expressed his gratitude to the United States for its kindness while IK was a prisoner of war. Miles Culls on President. WASHINGTON, Sept. 10.— Gen. Miles called on the president yesterday. The call was brief, owing to a cabinet meeting, and was confined to a formal exchange of courtesies. llobuou Is 1'rouiotcil. WASHINTON, Sept. 13.—The following naval promotions are made: Captain Higg-inson, of the Massachusetts, "to be commodore; Assistant Naval Constructor Hobson, to be a naval constructor. Gemian-Kuellsh Alliance a Go. JKBW YOKK, Sept. 9 —Right Hon. Jos eph Chamberlain, secretary of state for the British colonies, who arrived here on the steamship Majestic, said frankly to a Tribune reporter that the treaty with Germany had actually been signed, thus making it known to the world for the first time that such an alliance had been made. New York, Sept. 12.—R. G. Dun & Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade says: "The volume of business is larger than it ever has been. Investor* across the water have caught the cue and their purchases of American bonds and stocks have been heavy for several weeks. "Wheat has been about 1 cent higher in price for spot, with Western receipts only about as large as those of last year for the week. No doubt some farmers have learned that it is a poor business to hold back for higher prices, and yet very many are doing it, and so are making inevitable a more disastrous decline in prices after a time. Atlantic exports for the week have been 2,325,100 bushels, against 4,243,386 last year, flour included, and Pacific exports 163,192 bushels, against 713,434 bushels last year. Corn is a shade higher, one estimate promising only 1,750,000,000 bushels. Failures for the first week of September have been in amount of liabilities 11,111,593; manufacturing, $224,002, and trading ?703,991. Failures for the week have been 1G4 in the United States, against 215 last year, and 16 in Canada, against 35 last year." GOLD RESERVE STILL GROWS, Government Will Anticipate Payments to DlHbnrse the Coin. Washington, Sept. 12.—Another gain in the treasury gold Friday of $2,399,- G03 brings the total net gold up to $232,94,394. Considerable of the increase is due to the payments for the new war bonds and further additions from the same cause will result. With a view to disbursing some of the yellow metal the secretary of the treasury has offered to redeem the $14,000,000 odd currency which is due ;he first of next year and to anticipate the October interest on the 4 per cents. If the latter offer is taken advantage of it will absorb about $5,500,000, which, with the whole outstanding issue of currency 6s redeemed, would require nearly ?20,000,000. Attempt to Kill IVllhelmiua. Berlin, Sept. 12.—The Lokal Anzeiger says that a fortnight ago an attempt wae made to assassinate Queen Wilhelmina near Amersfort, province of Utrecht, on the road between Castle Sooetdyt and Baara. A man emerged from behind a tree and fired a revolver it her majesty. The bullet missed the aueen, but plowed the cheek of a lady in attendance. The would-be assassin was arrested. He is supposed to be an English anarchist. The strictest secrecy has been maintained hitherto as to the affair, in order not to disturb the enjoyment of the enthronement festivities. Cabau Jivacuutlou Commission. HAVANA, Sept. 13.—The United States transport Resolute, having: the United States Cuban evacuation commission oq board, has arrived. Gold Democrats to Disband. Boston, Mass., Sept. 12.—The leaders of the gold democracy of Massachusetts decided, after a long discussion, to discontinue the party organization. The resolutions declare that the silver Issue is dead, so far as this state is concerned, at any rate, and that the organization is no longer needed for the defense of the gold monetary standard among democrats. To continue the organization under the circumstances, It was held, would be a needless expense. Gold All on American Side. Vancouver, B. C., Sept. 12.—Among the passengers from St. Michael on the steamer Fastnet was W. Treadfolcl, who was sent to Alaska hy the London Mining Journal to examine and report on the gold fields. He says all the recent rich strikes have been made on the American side and little if anything has been said about them. Jews Must Keep Out. Washington, Sept. 12.—The Turkish legation issues the following s^atement: "The entrance Into Palestine Is formally prohibited to foreign Israelites and consequently the imperial Ottoman authorities have received orders to prevent the landing of immigrant Jews in that province." Lots of Wheat in Michigan. Lansing, Mich., Sept. 10.—Reports of 7,317 jobs of thrashing, aggregating 115,827 acres, indicate an average yield of 19.64 bushels of wheat an acre. The area of wheat in the state last May was 1,725,448 acres, making Michigan's yield this year 34,162,563 bushels, i ins Is more than ever before reported. Jluyurd'K Strength Wasting. Dedham, Mass., Sept. 12.—The improvement in the condition of ex-Ambassador Thomas F. Bayard has been followed by a sUght sinking spell. Hta strength is slowly wasting away. Friday he was fairly comfortable, but very weak. Declareg There I* no OritU. Madrid, Sept. 12.—Senor Sagasta denies that there is a cabinet crisis. Senor Castillo, who came here under cloud, seems to have carried his point, ana Senor Sagaeta announced ;hat the ambassador will return to his post in Paris in a few days. Iowa Ha» Des MoiRerj, Iowa, Com Crop. Sept. J2.-/To e corn of Ipwa this year wju be a b 0 u,t 28^000,000 bushele, or 40,000,000 bU8fa- O j tbe total oj 1897- most of their losing games, the Orphans might have won, but they did not. Luck played an important factor and the Reds drew the major portion. Two games with St. Louis, today and tomorrow bring the team home previous to an invasion of the southern. half of the eastern circuit. Although; winning, Swing's men gained nothing: on Boston, which took the second straight from New York. Brooklyn pushed Baltimore down several points and Philadelphia paesed Pittsburg into seventh place and the 500 mark by beating the Senators. Scores: At Cincinnati— Cincinnati, 6; Chicago, 4. At Boston— Boston. 3; New York. 0. At Brooklyn— Brooklyn, 8; Baltimore, 5. At Washington— Philadelphia, 3; Washington, 5. Games to-day: St. Louis at Chicago, New York at Boston, Baltimore at Brooklyn, Philadelphia at Washington, Cleveland at Pittsburg, Louisville at Cincinnati. Interstate At Youngstown—Youngstown, 2; Springfield, 1. At Fort Wayne—Fort Wayne, 5; Toledo, 4 (ten innings). At Mansfield—Mansfield, 6; Grand Rapids, 0. At Newcastle—Dayton, 7; Newcastle, 1. Western League. At St. Joseph—Columbus, 7; St. Joseph, 1. At Minneapolis—Minneapolis, 0; Indianapolis, 3. At St. Paul—St. Paul, 4; Milwaukee, 8. At Kansas City—Detroit, 7; Kansas City, 8. Odd Fellows to Convene. Boston, Sept. 10.—Ten days hence this city will be the Mecca of hundreds of prominent Odd Fellows from all over the country. The annual meeting of the sovereign grand lodge will be in progress during the third week of the month, opening Sept. 19, and the local entertainment committees, comprising scores of prominent citizens, are actively engaged In preparing for the entertainment of the visiting delegates and their families. It will be the seventy- fourth annual session of the order. The patriarchs militant, an auxiliary body, will hold its annual encammpment here at the same time. It is estimated that the two gatherings will bring to the city between 30,000 and 40,000 visitors. Detroit, Omaha, Richmond, New Orleans, Baltimore and other cities are preparing to contest for the two gatherings next year. Naval Board Kept Uasy. Washington, Sept. 10.—The board of naval bureau chiefs, which has been carefully examining the large number of bids and plans submitted by shipbuilders for the construction of torpedo boats and torpedo-boat destroyers, has almost completed that work and within a day or two is expected to report to Acting Secretary Allen a plan for distribution of the awards. The work has been difficult because of the multiplicity of plans and the originality displayed by some of the bidders. The hoard is now about to turn its attention entirely to a close inspection of the bids recently submitted for the construction of the three battleships. GREEN ROOM GOSSIP. Beerbohm Tree will return to this country season after next, playing fn "Jnllufi Caesar" and "Ragged Robin." Sarah Bernhardt will come at the same time under the management of Maurice CJran. Materna has retired permanently from the stage. The emperor of Austria recently decorated her with one of the medals for art and science. She now possesses these distinctions from four monarchs. Odell Williams, who went to London to play his original part of the drunken sergeant in "Heart of Maryland," has returned, and will reappear as the stern but kindly old Squire Bartlett in "Way Down East." At the end of a stock company's season at Buffalo the members made the Journey back to New York on bicycles, not because they con'.dn't pay car fares, but for pleasure. They were nearly six days on the v.-ay. Grace Filkins, the actress, is the wife of Lieut-Corn. Adolph Marix, the captain of the U. S. S. Scorpion. He acted as judge-advocate of the court of inquiry which investigated the destruction of the battleship Maine. The alleged trouble between the authors of "The Marquis of Michigan" as to the introduction of music has been arranged without bloodshed on either side, and Sam Bernard will star in the piece, as originally announced. The play which Aubrey Boucicault desires to bring out next winter is "Tfle Court Scandal," original sixty years ago in Paris as a musical comedy. It was then successful with a woman in the character of Richelieu when young. Barry Johnstone, last season leading man with Louis James, has been engaged for leading business with the James-Kidder-Warde combination. The veteran actor, H. A. Langdon, will also be prominent in the same company. Mile, do Lussan, after concluding her engagement with Maurice Grau at Covent Garden, decided not to sing again in opera until she accompanies Mme. Melba to x'lew York, when she will become a member of Mine. Melba's opera company. Ethel Marlowe, a daugher of the once famous actor, Owen Marlowe.who died in Boston more than twenty years ago, will make her professional debut in Miss Viola Allen's company next season, playing Polly Love in "The Christian." Improvements in Flying; Machines. Inventors are plenty who can make a machine that will rise and float in air, hut none have succeeded in making an apparatus that will gnide it through the many currents of air. In this respect Hostetters Stomach Bitters acts :\s a safe guide by curing stomach, liver and blood diseases, giving- a good appetite and a strong constitution. No Gold on Copper River. San Francisco, Gal., Sept. 10.—The bark Electra has arrived, twenty-one days from Princt' William's sound Alaska. The Electra brought down a number of prospectors from Copper river, who were delighted to return to this city. They report the Copper river district a complete failure and no gold in sight in that country. Hundreds of miners are anxious to return, but many have not the means to pay their way. Many of the Electra's passengers are residents of eastern cities. Cannlbalesque. The Only Passenger—I suppose you have often been wrecked on desert islands? The Captain—Oh, yes. The Only Passeneer—Yoiimust have suffered great hardships. The Captain—No: we always happened to have a passenger to eat. To Cure Constlpntion orever, Take Cuscarefs Cnndr Oatnartlo. lUo or 25o Ii C. C. C. lull to euro druei'isii refund money. Mile. Lavillicre is a new French beauty who bids fair to rival Anna Held and Merode in popularity. She has adopted the Russian headdress, which «ets off her cameo features to perfection. MRS. PINKHAM'S ADVICE. What Mrs. Nell Hurst has to Say About It. Finds No Suffering;. San Francisco, Sept. 10.—Gov. W. P. Lord of Oregon has personally inspected the camp of the Oregon volunteers and is fully convinced of the falsity of the reports concerning the condition of the men from the webfoot state. Gov. Lord found the men comfortably quartered, well fed, with little sickness among them, and all comparatively happy and desirous of continuing in the service while .there is any chance of seeing foreign service. Steamer Lost with All Hands. San Francisco, CaL, Sept. 12.—The steamer Coptic brings the news from Hongkong that the American steamer Wingfoot, Capt. Sherman, is supposed to have gone down with all hands. During the war United States Consul- General Wildman chartered the Wingfoot to carry dispatches to Admiral Dewey at Manila. Koosovelt Is on the Ticket. New York, Sept. 12.—Col. Theodore Roosevelt's first nomination for governor of the state of New York came last night from the Citizen's union, the City club and other independent republican organizations. Gold Found In East Africa. Berlin, Sept. 12.—Reports from the German missions in German East Africa say that a prospector, Janke has found gold in large quantities, both in Butundwe, south from Lake Victoria and in Urundi. WiU Bombard Cundia. Athens, Sept. 12.—News was received here from Candia Friday afternoon that another bombardment was imminent The fires continue. Pour huu- 4re<J deaths are already attested Mar. *lo1 low Kn« t»~ „„_ , . _ W** }aw esm been proclaimed, DEAR MRS. PKTKHAM:—When I wrote to you I had not been well for five years; had doctored all the time but got no better. 1 had womb trouble very bad. My womb pressed backward, causing piles, I was in such misery I could scarcely walk across the floor. Menstruation was irregular and too profuse, was also troubled with leucorrhcea. I had given up all hopes of getting well; everybody thought I had consumption. After taking five bottles of j Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, I felt very much better and was able to do nearly all my own work. I continued the use of your medicine, and feel that I owe my recovery to you, I cannot thank you enough for your advice and your wonderful medicine. Any one doubting my statement may write to me and I will gladly answer all inquiries.—Mrs. NELL HUBST, Deepwater, Mo. Letters like the foregoing, constantly being received, contribute not a little to the satisfaction, felt by Mrs. Pinkham that her medicine and counsel are assisting women to bear their heavy burdens. Mrs. Pinkham'saddressis Lynn, Mass. All suffering women are invited to write to her for advice, which will be given without charge. It is an experienced woman's advice to women. CURE YOURSELF) Use Big O for unaatur*! discharges, tuUumiuationfl, irritations or ulceratloaf of mucouti iueml>rano«. or gent In plain wrapper, f? expren», prepaid, or 8 uiniw, Circular tout oft id, lor i- . , i. >-s

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