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JME tJJPPER Dm MO1NE& ALGONA IOWA, WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 1898 Mindf Happenings of the Past Week, EVENTS OF LAST SEVEN DAYS, Phltttcal, Rellglone, social and Criminal ' tootoffa of th« Whole World Carefully Condcnued for Our Readers—The Accident Record. Springfield, O.—Frank Miller, a contractor, shot hihiself to death. Oconomowoc, Wis.—J. M. Wlgginton died suddenly of heart disease. Lima, O.—Stephen Rowland was killed by Levi Clevenger in a quarrel. Philadelphia, Pa.—The Conshohocken bi-ewlry plant was-destroyed by flre. Loss $100,000. Hot Springs, Ark.—Late discoveries indicate that the total shortage of Sheriff Houpt is $13.000. Youngstown. O.—Mrs. M. A. Fowler while under Niagara Falls, found a diamond valued at $150. Williamsport. Pa.—The Grand View notel at Highland Lake was totally destroyed by flre. Loss $40.000. Washington.—While the exports from the United States to the United Kingdom have increased 12 per cenl during the past year, the imports from the United Kingdom have fallen off 35 -per cent, the figures of the bureau of statistics being: Imports from the United Kingdom, $109.138,365; exports to the United Kingdom. $540,580.152. Valparaiso, Ind.—The dead body of Mrs. G. Kyes was found in the woods. She quarreled with her husband and committed suicide. Waupun, Wis.—A. C. Probert of Washbtirn, who was convicted of illegal banking and served a term in prison for the offense, was released. Wheeling, W. Va.—Clmrles Mclaughlin, 23 years old, a glass-blower, •was ehot dead and his brother seriously injured in a street duel on Market street. South Bend, Ind.—Andrew Stark of Chicago, president of the Chicago In- durated Fiber Pail Company, located Jiere, has brought suit for a receiver. Princeton, Ind.—Daniel Jones, alias .Roberts, a negro wanted at Cloverport, !Ky., for the murder of w girl and the ishooting of an officer, was captured liere. ; Oakland, 111.—Three broom-corn cut- Iters attempted to hold up Logan Cash. ,teon of President Cash of the Oakland !National bank. Cash was badly hurt. ? Kansas City, Mo.—David R. Rice, iaged 48 years, son of Gen. J. H. Rice, ieditor of the Sedalia Capital and jbrother of the United States consul at ;Vancouver, is dead. : Dover, Del.—The Delaware supreme icourt has sustained the decision of the .jlower court, which imposed sentence (of death upon the Rev. William H. ••Fisher of Wilmington. Fisher 1ms been jsentenced to be hanged on Oct. 7. . Washington.—A special committee •has vindicated Dr. J. D. Barbee, book 'agent of the publishing house of the 'Methodist Episcopal Church south, on charges of immorality. New York.—Charles A. Gerlach, former owner of the Gerlach Hotel ;n ;West Twenty-seventh street, has filed a petition in bankruptcy. His liabilities are given as 59CL707. Austin, Texas.—White caps in the cotton counties having driven thousands of negroes into Texas towns,; the citizens are organizing vigilance committees for the protection of property. CASUALTIES. Peru, 111.—John Keville, a lineman, fell from an electric pole and was killed. Dubuque, Iowa—Martin O'Neil, a contractor, was killed near Dyersville by an engine. Depere. Wis.—Chris Vanderbloomen, aged 12, was ehot and killed by a companion, who raised the gun to shoot a duck. Warrensbtirg, Mo.—Dr. B. J. Scruggs of Monteserrat, Mo., accidentally poisoned himself by taking aconite instead of quinine. Lake Charles, La.—The .1. W. Bartley woodworking factory and planing mills were burned. The loss on the mill proper was $8,700, with $3,700 insurance. New York—Three workmen were burned to death in a flre in Max Stiner & Co.'s whisk house at 36 Vesey street. Monroe, La.—The retail grocery house of B. K. Fluker was destroyed by flre. The loss on stock and fixtures was $5,000. Milwaukee—An unknown bicyclist ran into the river and drowned. Towanda, Po.—A cyclone swept over Springfield township, killing three men, six horsec. fourteen cows and destroying a number of barns and outbuildings. New York—Thn first gust of wind that preceded' a thunderstorm blow down the heavy iron superstructure of new pier 50 at the foot of West Twelfth Htreet. killing two men and injuring ten others. Duluth, Minn.—Archibald Finlayson was killed. Arthur Twaddle probably fatally hurt, and Charles Warren and Lieut. Cameron badly Injured In a collision with a trolley car. All of the injured were members of Hook and Ladder company No. 3. Two Rivers, Wis.—Forest flre.s are raging in this vicinity. Morris, 111.—The Catholic Church at Kinsman was destroyed by flre. Loss, $20,000; insurance, $5,000. Revere, Mass.—The big bathing pavilion at Revere Beach, built by the Metropolitan park commission, has been burned. Loss to the state about $50,000. New York—An explosion of chemicals in the wholesale drug store of Eimer & Amend started a flre that damaged the property to the extent of $125.000. Stamford. Conn.—Frank, George and Mabel Ferguson, aged 24, 1.9 and 14 years, of Brooklyn, were drowned by the upsetting of a row boat in a pond, about a mile off Norton islands. Kokomo. fnd.—Oscar Fawbar, 26,unmarried, was killed by a Panhandle passenger train. SEEN AT OMAHA. Missouri has no state building at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition, yet the state is well represented at its headquarters in the Agricultural building, and its mineral, agricultural, forestry, horticultural and dairy exhibits attract but little less attention than is bestowed upon the exceptionally fine educational exhibit which is installed in the south gallery of the Liberal Arts building. Dr. Pickard, of the State University, is the recipient of many congratulations upon the success of the educational exhibit, which is representative of all sections of the stat.?. A brief description of some of the sections will prove of interest. Prominent among the exhibits arc specimens of the work for which the dressed to represent Washington, Cromwell, Napoleon and other his torical characters. Moberly has evolved a unique method of exhibiting work conveniently and in small compass by constructing a revolving cabinet from heavy cardboard. It is carefully indexed, enabling one to turn quickly to the subject desired. Specimens of penmanship taken at the opening of school and again in May show remarkable improvement. The nature and science work, physiological, drawings and compositions are all meritorious. Mexico, another interior town, contributes a fine display from all departments, including both bound and mounted work. The geography work is especially noticeable because of the St. Louis schools have acquired a na- I number and variety of relief maps sent. tional reputation— drawing and kindergarten work. While all the work shown is well worth study, the two ex- The work from Jefferson City merits thorough inspection. The drawing. trcmes. kindergarten and high school I lna '' an( l manuscript work is full of and normal work, are apparently ! original and valuable suggestions, studied most. If one were asked which ! Carrolton. in the centra! west, sends a one of the various subjects in drawing, Diking display. The drawing shows still life, design, casts, life, illustration | beautiful effects in light and shade and or architecture Is most artistically j the written work is equally well done New York.—Capt. Hippolyte Nicolas, a fencing master, died suddenly while fencing with Capt. C. Thiercelin. Nico•las was a veteran of. the Franco-Prussian and Crimean wars. Washington.—The commissioner of internal revenue has held that checks and drafts of ambassadors, ministers or other members of the foreign diplomatic corps residing in this country are exempt from tax. Jersey City.—Thirteen car loads of watermelons from California were giv- ;en away in the Erie Railroad yards 'because no one could be found to pay ithe transportation charge of $200 a car upon them. Denver, Colo.—W. H. Lawrence of Cleveland, Ohio, was shot and fatally wounded by Miss Florence Richardson of Denver, with whom he had taken irooms in a hotel. The woman then ikilled herself. Denver, Colo.—The National Editorial Association adopted a resolution looking to the bringing about of uniformity of press laws in the various states. J. B. McCabe of Boston was elected president. Vancouver, B. C.—W. Treadford, rwho was sent to the Alaskan gold fields by the London Mining Journal, has returned and makes the state- rOf.'EIUN. Berlin—Huret, the Paris cyclist, won he twenty-four hour cycling race, covering 829 kilometers (about 5J5 miles 203 yards). Geneva, Switzerland—The great elec- ric works in this city, which supplied ight :md motive power to thn whole .•anton. were destroyed by flre. London--The Earl of Wmchilsea, vlio was one of the peers whom E. T. Hooley, the bankrupt company promoted, claimed to have paid in order to induce him to serve as a director of one of the companies floated, is dead. Berlin—Prof. Dietrich, chief constructor of thf3 German navy, is dead. London—Mrs. Gladstone is reported to be in ill health. Snutander—The transport Pedro Sa- trustequi has arrived here with Gen. Linares and 1,200 soldiers from Santiago on board. Rome—The Vatican has issued a decree placing on the index of prohibited books M. Zola's "Paris" and "Monks and Their Decline," by Rev. Dr. Zurcher of Buffalo, N. Y. London—Dick Burge, the welterweight pugilist, and Arthur Akers met at a west end club to engage in a twenty-round contest for £ 1,000. In the first round Burge succeeded in knocking out Akers and capturing the purse. treated it would certainly be difficult to answer, though perhaps a majority of the opinions expressed favor the work in still life nml design. The first is distinguished by effective grouping and both by exquisite coloring. The kindergarten exhibit might well be called a school of instruction in methods. A printed card gives this information: "All work is selected from regular class exercises, neither teacher nor pupil knowing that any of the work would be exhibited." "First lessons" in many subjects, stating the time required, are sent; also selected pieces, Knowing the skill acquired in cutting, weaving, pasting, drawing, stick-laying and outline sewing. The work is beautifully mounted and arranged. The lettering of the booth, done by the pupils, is formed from tiny folded white and yellow stars on a green background. 'Photographs of the little people, together with pictures used in the school rooms for their unconscious teaching value, complete the interesting exhibit, Missouri is rich in state normal schools (doubtless one reason for her high educational standing), having one in the north at Kirksville, another in the central part at Warrensbtirg and a third at Cape Girardeau in the south- oast. Kirksville sends a collection of photographs attractively mounted on black and handsomely framed, giving a conception of the school facilities, buildings and apparatus, while groups of pupils by counties show the enrollment, Cape Girardeau sends several cards of careful work in all branches from the "practice" schools. The Girls' and Boys' Industrial Reform schools at Chillicothe and Booneville, respectively, .send comprehensive exhibits, showing that manual training in all lines is made prominent in the course of study. Manibal, proud of being distinguished as the birthplace of "Mark Twain," has a card showing the house in which he was born, the cave made famous in "Tom Sawyer," together with a biography of the author. An exquisite copy of the Declaration of Independence by a 12-year-old girl in vertical writing would satisfy the most pessimistic admirer of the round writing of former days that in spite of the introduction of typewriters, penmanship is not yet a lost art. In the his- and attractive. The exhibit from Springfield is not large, comprising chiefly manuscripts below the High school, but enough is' sent to show the high standard and efficiency of the schools. Carthage excels in drawing. There arc many dainty pieces in water color, among them sketches of apple blossoms and fleur- de-lis. Other attractive cards show Illustrated number work, designs for book covers and papers in nature study. Joplin haa font simply a model of its handsome High school structure, cleverly done in sand. No part of the exhibit seems to attract more attention than the "model rural school house." designed by Hon. John S. Kirk, state superintendent of schools, who had charge of the rural school section in the recent Trans-Mississippi Educational convention. The methods of sanitation, heating and equipment are admirably planned and the entire cost Is estimated at $000. Gov. Mount Sorloiisly Til. Gov. James A. Mount, of Indiana was seized with blindness accompanied by severe pain in the back of the head while seated at his desk in his office anl suffered intensely for an hour or more. He has been ordered complete rest. DOCS USED IN THE KLONDIKE. Gold Seekers Find "Slwnftli" Canines to Me of Great Vnltte. If you are going to prospect in Alaska and expect to travel much a pair of good "Siwash" dogs are very essential—almost indispensable. These dogs greatly differ from our domesticated dogs, taking to the harness like a duck to water. Thc-y do not bark at strangers. They arc- kind and affectionate, showing the wolf in them only among their kind. It seems to be against their principles to get off the trail to let. another team pass. This means a fight, an exciting episode if the teams number five or six dogs each. In an instant the wildest confusion takes place. Dogs, harness and each driver with a club in his hand form one grand jumble, from which order can only be restored by some of the dogs being knocked senseless. The dogs arc trained to "gee" and "haw" like an ox, and slop at the word "whoa!" "Mush" is the word used generally by thp whites to indicate go ahead, a perversion of thp Indian word "Husch." The dogs prefer their mas- t--.tr. but if loaned for use they work as fpithfully as for their master. ARTISTIC WOMEN. Will Meet In November. Almost all the European powers have sent favorable replies to the circular of Emperor Nicholas, and it is now regarded as certain that the disarmament congress will meet in St Petersburg in November. Soldiers Will lie Nemlnil. Congressman Steele of Indiana declared it the government's policy to march an army from one cud of Cuba to the other, until the insurgents art- willing to allow the country to be ur peace. Aiiglo-Cjcriimu Treaty Si^uoil. An Anglo-German treaty has beeix signed by Count Hatzfeldt, the German ambassador, and Mr. Ball'our, sentlng Lord Salisbury. reprc- (iorinun Ships l,i;ave Maulln. Orders have been given to reduce the German naval force before Manila to one or two ships. <»on. Itroiiko Assumes Command. Upon Gen. Miles' departure Gen. Brooke issued an order assuming com- tory work is noticed a group of dolls j mand of the troops in Porto Rico. PORTRAITS OF PERSONS PROMIN ENT IN DREYFUS CONTROVERSY. ; ment that all the recent rich strikes other valuables. llO If £i Itaj^ll T*l O /I j-v /-n» t-1\ n A »i. ,,,.!„,-. .-. - CRIME. Hockford, 111.—ISmil and Ed Johnson, brothers, are in jail, charged with highway robbery. Elwood, Ind,—Alonzo Blackwell, a young man despondent, took his life by firing a pistol ball through his heart. Marquette, Mich.—Prosecution has been begun against twenty saloonkeepers charged with violating the Sunday law. Oakland, 111.—The residence of Henry Ammerman, a farmer, was totally destroyed by fire. Loss, $3,000; insurance, $500. The fire was caused by burglars. Ashtabula, Ohio—Elmer Gerren of Conneaut shot himself in the head and is dead. Kokomo, lud.—A strange man and woman rifled the safe of A. J. Haworth at Greentown, taking $180 in cash and have been made on the American ;Side. : Wausau, Wis.— Carl Kamrath was drowned in the Wisconsin river a few miles north of this city. i Springfield, 111.— James Itafferty and Joseph Mayfleld, coal miners in the (Capital Coal Company's shaft, were found dead in the mine, having been suffocated by black damp, Belolt, Wis. — A telegram from Capt. Rogers at Jacksonville announced the death of Frank Chippman pf Company J?, First Wisconsin volunteers. Jacksonville, III.-- James Magill, while carrying lumber from a sawmill, fell squarely across the saw and was <3ut in two. Topeka, Kae.— Ge;i. A. M. F. Randolph, for ma-uy years supreme court reporter, was found dead in. bed. Tanner Informed by J"regJ<Jent tfee Newport $ew8 SMp Building «&W»P*»y that ike new ink Warsaw, Ind.—Blanche Hi ley, colored, was shot and fatally wounded by George Taylor, also colored. Preston, Minn.—Abner Jackmaa of Genoa, 111., attempted suicide by shooting himself.' His condition is critical, Jerseyville, ill.—At the Wallace show Doug Reddish shot a gambler in the head, and the victim is supposed to be dying. West Bend, Wis.—Adam Ott of Hammond, Ind., a former resident of this city, where his parents and a brother still reside, committed suicide by shooting himself in the left temple. BJoomington, 111.—W. A, Sweartngen and Homer Lindhorst waived examination and were bound over to the grand jury in $20,OOQ each for murder, the offense' being the killing of young James Perkey. Carboadale, 111.—A son. of I, M. Johnson, aged 20 years, committed suici&e by placing his hea4 upon » railroad track and, allowing an engine to PUSS Will Abuudon Camp WilcotT. Orders have been prepared in the war department for the practical abandonment of Camp Wikoff at Mon*.auk Point. To ruuuil a Ho»i»H»l. The queen of Holland has announced her intention of foundling a hospital for consumptives at Amsterdam. BwgJuiputH Sent Woute. The crack Michigan regiments, the thirty-third ajjd Thirty-fourth, have sent Jw«u,e. Ueorjje S. Albee Dead. George S. Albee, president of the local state normal school, died at Oshkosh, Wis., of nervous prostration and heart trouble. FAITHFUL FLUSH. Few faithful pets have received so charming a tribute as Mr*. Browning paid to her devoted little spaniel in the well-known poem, "To Flush, n;y Dog." u is pleasant, in her published letuTs, lo trace the career of the much loved and loving Flush, who was the companion of his mistress during all the most important episodes of her life. Given to Mrs. Browning when she was yet Miss Barrett by her friend Miss Mitford, Flush became and long remained the partner of her secluded lift- as an invalid confined to her room. He was a beautiful little creature, long-eared, silky-haired, large-eyed, golden-brown in color with a white breast, and full of intelligence and spirit. Nevertheless ;|. was affection in which he excelled—refusing, from the first, any invitation to sport or exercise beyond the bounds 'of the small, half-darkened chamber, showing an almost human sympathy with the sufferer, and making tireless efforts in all pretty doggish ways to divert or comfort her. He slept with his head against hoi- cheek at night, and in the daytime when she was reading Greek, his long ears drooped upon one page of the big i'olio while her eyes traveled down the other. When she was somewhat better, he would accompany her wheeled chair, or leap into it. Twice he was stolen—once in Italy, once in England—and there was great turmoil and trouble until he was recovered. The first time his poor, frail little mistress was sick with distress until he was restored—by the payment of six guineas and a half to the thieves, who explained complacently that they had been looking out for a chance to steal him for two years; and that, moreover, they should steal him again if they could, and that another time they would not give him up under ten guineas! "I tell poor Flushie," she wrote, "(while he looks earnestly in my face), that he and I shall be ruined at last, and I shall have no more money to buy him cakes; but the worst is the anxiety! Whether I am particularly silly or not I don't know; they say here that I am; but it seems to me impossible for anybody who really cares for a dog to think quietly of his being in the hands of those infamous men; and then I know how Flushie must feel it. "When he was brought home he began to cry in his manner—whine, as if his heart was full. It was just what I was inclined to do myself, but we are both recovered now, thank you, and intend to be very prudent for the future." When Miss Barrett, married Robart Browning, Flush accompanied the poetic pair to Italy, and his happy mistress—then greatly improved in health —wrote gaily that Robert 'spoiled him quite as much as she. did, while Flush evidently considered Robert created for his especial convenience, to open doors, and would nearly bark his head off if this task were not always promptly performed. Later, when the baby was born.Fliiah was at first extremely jealous; but in a year or two the tables were turned and it was the little boy who roared with jealous wrath if his mother took Flush up instead of himself; while Flush had learned to regard the child with a kind of lofty toleration very amusing to behold. Flush died, after a long life, in Italy and was buried in the vaults of Casa Gindl, the dwelling made famous by his mistress' poem, and now bearing a tablet in her honor. 'i'licy Arn Fond of Oiieorftrt Knrron n( «. lugs—HOM- to Improve Tour Rome*. Probably at no time in the world's history has so much attention been paid to the interior decoration ot homes as at present. No home, no matter how humble, is without ita handiwork that helps to beautify the npartments and make the surroundings more cheerful. The taste of tha American people lias kapt pace with the age, and almost every day brings forth something new in the way of a picture, a draping, a piece of furniture or some form of mural decoration. One of the latest of these has been given to the world by the celebrated artist, Muvilic, in a series of four handsome porcelain game plaques. Not for years has anything as handsome In this line been seen. The subjects represented by these plaques ara American Wil.i Ducks, American Pheasant, American Quail and English Bnlpe. They are handsome paintings and are especially designed for hanging on dining-room walls, thougix their richness and beauty entitles them to a place In the parlor of any home. These original plaques have been purchased at a cost of $50,000 by J. C. Hubinger Bros. C" manufacturers of the celebrated Elastic Starch, and in order to enable their numerous customers to become possessors of these handsome works of art they have had them reproduced by a special process in all the rich colors and beauty of the original. They are finished on heavy cardboard, pressed and embossed in the shape of a plaque and trimmed with a heavy baud of gold. They measure forty Inches in circumference and contain no reading matter or advertisement whatever. Until October 1 Messrs. J. C. Hubinger Bros. Co. propose to distribute tLese plaques free to their customers. Every purchaser of three ten-cent packages of Elastic Starch. fiat-Iron brand, manufactured by J. C. Hubinger Bros. Co., is entitled to receive cue of these handsome plaques free from their grocer. Old and new customers alike are entitled to the benefits of this offer. These plaquea will not bo sent through the mall, the only way to obtain them being from your grocer. Every grocery store in the country has Elastic Starch for sale. It is the oldest and best laundry starch on the market, and is the most perfect cold process starch ever invented. It is the only starch made by men who thoroughly understand the laundry business, and the only starch that will not injure the finest fabric. It has been Iho standard for a quarter of a century, and as an evidence of how good it is twenty-two million packages were sold last year. Ask your dealer to show you the plaques and tell you about Elastic Starch. Accept no substitute. Bear in mind that this offer holds good a short time only, and should be taken advantage of without delay. HOME-MADE PHILOSOPHY. Don't teach yoor boy to aim so gor- dorfully high. The big game is all down on the earth. People that git thare grub throo the plan ov doin dirt to honest labor, are the most particklar about how it shud be et at the tabtill. Don't force a tockative child inter silence. Tockiri may be its only natch-, ural talent, 1111 yood better sharpen it than to blunt it off too short. Any politickal measure witch the ritch men fight, is a good measure for the poor. You don't wanter let the ritch measure everything in thare own measure. Don't trust a man bekaws he is ritch. Most people git ritch by bein trusted too far. The fat cow needs to be fenced outer the corn, jist the same as '.he lean one. End of the Ci-ndiry Infants. Julia (:ijfcd «))—I .see that William DO longer plays with yon. You must take cave not, to jilb too mauv lovers. Helen (ugi-d 8)—Do not, worry, my dear. Lonjv a.ij-o I decided never t'o marry. "Well," said .Tim Jones, "how does this weather suit you'. 1 '' "Oh, I don't mind U,." replied the yellow kid. "I'm a warm baby, any- h/-»»v " » J how. Maud- A Ucclino In Value. -I thought, Ktbel would die of grief when the young fluke refused to marry her because she had only live million dollars. 13 VH—Too i girl! Die slip die? Mtiurt—-No; .she van oft' with her coachman. X«-To-l:nc for I'ln.yCuiits. .Sw'SSS ImM:, 1 ^ WrSiK- 1 ' " 1BO A fool may 1 in vis his coat, embroidered with gold. but. it's a fool's i-oiit still. Piso's Cnro for Consumption is the only cough mcdiciiiu u&oit in mv house.— D C Albright, Mifilinbiu'tr, Pa., Dm:. 11, '1)6, The web of our life is of a iiiiii<>'let! yarn, good and ill together. . The Kansas Loan and Trust Company, lately known as the Trust Company of America, has made an assignment, Cleveland^ O.—A brick building collapsed, hurting a haif/^ossen men . rr- wo are seriously injured. l>ikoU Hie Kxiiltuniuiit. Old Lady— "Dou-t you find this work rather monotonous?" Little Boy— "No, indeed, ma'am. It's very exciting. Only yesterday a man started to got out too soon, all u got his head cracked, and last week the machine broke and crippled everybody except me. | hat there rope looks sort o' weak. Hope Bhe 'n j UBt liu we , ttat Uat Mee, nous, Kcd itiiga. CANOLINE— Insecticide and disinfectant, prevents all contagious diseases. It will kill ticks, lice, fleas, bed bugs, screw worms and all insects and vermin; cures scab, mange, cuts, galls, stings and bites; keeps off flies. Nonpoisonous, cheapest and be'st on earth. Send 25c for bottle 'to make one gallon to Cannon Chemical Co., St. Louis, Mo. Raisins arc stimulating in proportion to then- qualitv. H y - to °things Intere H ting."-Tit- World. Other,!, T,,,,. o you like that pawnbrok- — No; but I have to put him sometimes."—NOW Do You Like Boils If you do not, you should take Hopd'u Sarsapariila and it will purify you? blood, cure your bolls und keep your system fcee from the poitsous which cause them. The great blood purifying power of Hopd : .'( BarsapariUa i a constantly being demonstrated by it* many marvelous America's Greatest medicine. HOQtl'8 PHI?