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DES Moxstm ALOONA. IOWA, WEDNESDAY JULY 20 issa IN IOWA GOOD FINANCIAL SHOWING. »ontd of Control BaVe* SaOO.OOO Doting ft* Plttt 'Teftf. DKS MoisES, July 28.—The Ju&e statistical report 6 f the institutions to tlio state board of control shows a total balance to the credit, of the general support and contingent funds of *115,S63.&1. This means that the institutions hare been conducted for the first year under the board's manage- tnefct for $115,563.91 less than the amounts appropriated by the legislature. The reports to July 1 mark the close of the year, and the financial Statement is of especial interest be* cause It shows, with substantial accuracy, the results of the new system. The board of control was given less money to run the institutions than had been allowed in previous years. For instance, the per capita monthly allowance for the support of the insane was cut off $1 by the last legislature The per capita allowance at several other institutions WHS also cut clown. Summing'up, it is found that the following savings have been »:ulc: Balance In support arid contingent funds $115,562 Saving on per capita for insane 60,000 Saving on per capita for reform schools 7,TOO Saving on per capita for Vlutori school 8,800 Saving on per capita for Council Bluffs school 10,125 Saving on teachers at Council . Bluffs 3,000 DEDUCED HATES FCJR IOWA. Total savings $205,187 IOWA'S SICK LIST. the Nearly Three Hundred ninmborg of | Fifty-Unit Unlit For Duty. i DBS Mourns, July 3J.—The monthly report for the month ending May 31, 1800, of tlio Fifty-first Iowa volunteer regiment, now on Hie in the adjntan general's office, shows the health o the regiment to be as follows: Com pany H, one of the Des Monies com panics, has the largest number of sick there being ont of a total of 89 men 40 on the sick list. Colonel Lopez* nne Lieutenant Park Fiudley, both reported as sick in this report, are now better and with their regiment. Of the 234 reported sick, 00 are in the hospital at Manila. The official sum mary follows; , On To.•,_, duly.Siek.tal. Co. A—DesMomes 49 22 "' Co. B—VilHsca 58 Co. C—Glen wood 0(5 Co. D—Knoxville 58 Co. E—Shenandoah 50 Co. F—Oskaloosa 01 Co. G—Creston 55 Co. H—Des Moines 49 Co. I—Bedford 08 Co. K—Corning 71 Co. Lr-Council Bluffs 04 Co. M—Red Oak 08 12 14 27 T9 IS 18 40 }0 9 20 25 71 70 70 85 78 79 73 89 78 80 84 88 Total 721 23-1 055 REFUSES TO YIELD OFFICE. James A. Guest Clings to Commission as Brigadier General. 1 DES MOINES, July 31.—Jus. A. Guest, of Burlington, has refused to give up his commission as brigadeir general, as demanded by Governor Shaw and Adjutant General Dyers, He has so notified General Byers. The supreme court, in the noted controversy between John R; Prime, of Des Moines. and Mr. Guest, held that the first election for brigadier general should govern, so General Byers canvassed this vote and found Mr. Prune elected. Governor Drake had issued the commission to Mr. Guest, who now refuses to give it up. It hits not been deter mined by the governor what course to pursue. by I,tt»r»tate Commerce CommU glon In Fnvor «>» S«ilpp*r». July 20.— The interstate commerce commission, in fln opinion by Commissioner Pi-outy* hns announced its decision in the case of the Grain Shippers' Association of northwest iowa against the Illinois Central Railroad Company and others. The commission finds that the transportation of grain eastward from Kansas City and from Sioux City and other points in the territory adjacent to Sioux City is subject to competition between the carriers; but while reduced rates have resulted from the competition at Kansas City the competition in northwest Iowa has been more effectively restrained by nu agreement formerly in effect, and, since such agreement was canceled, by continuance of rates without substantial reduction. The commission decides that the 19-cent rate on corn from Sioux City and other points in adjacent territory should be reduced; that the 17-cent rate on corn now in effect from most points in western Iowa should be extended to Sioux City and points in Iowa on the east of the Sioux City & St. Paul railroad (now part of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis &' Omaha system), and that corresponding reduction should be made from other points in southeastern South Dakota. The commission further holds that, while no opinion is expressed as to what is the propel- relation of the rates on wheat and corn from Sioux City and adjacent territory, tho difference of 4 cents. which no.w prevails from most shipping points in that section, should not be exceeded. Tho coin pi u in ants also demanded reparation, but this was denied upon the ground that there is no proof that the rates were unreason able at the time they were paid. I ALL OVER THE WORLD JOB IS TAKEN New iroric BY ROOT. Alfcet In th« Man S icceerts Cabinet. WASHINGTON, July 54.— Elilm Root, of New York, was tendered the secre- taryship of war and has accepted. Secretary Alger telegraphed Mr. Root, At Southampton, upon hearing of his 6o1dl«r« Iteqnlred to Keep Cleveland. Ci.KTRt.ANb, O., July 24.—Order* were Issued for the assembling 1 of four companies of the Fifth regiment* O. N. O., located at Cleveland, to do strike duty in the streets of the city during the present street railway trouble. The decision to call out the Fifth was made after a long conference between Mayor Farley and Director of Police Barrett. It was decided that it was absolutely necessary, not only for the safety of the property of the railway company and the lives of its employes, but for the protection of lives and property of the citizens, that extra militia service be called in addition to the service of the naval reserves. Coast City the Next Meeting Place of Epworth LeaguerSi SUNSHINE At INDIANAPOLIS, Perfect Weather Hns Enabled the Delegate* to Thoroughly Enjoy the Vttrlons Meeting*—Twenty Thoninnd VJgltor* Were In the City. BLIHU ROOT. Acceptance of the wnr portfolio: ".Accept my best congratulations and thanks." The president leaves for the Adirondaeks the middle of next week. It is expected Hoot will consult with him there. LAUNCH FIRED ON. SAYS LAW IS INVALID. KILLED ONE, INJURED FOUR Scaffold Fulls Prom High Tank a Rnrllngton. DUJUJNGTON, July 34.— & falling scaffold precipitated five men to the ground from a high tank which thoj were demolishing. One man, named Harry Mitchell, was killed and foui others badly, two probably fatally, injured. The names of the injured are: Sherman Osborne, Wm. Simeon John Gentry and Jaa C. Bentley. Osborne and Simeon are probably fatally hurt. The men had just begun work after dinner, when the staging gave way without warning. Mitchell fell beneath the mass of debris and was so badly crushed that he died •shortly after being taken to the hospital. CABLEGRAM FROM LOPER. RocGSDiueiidatlong Made by the Colonel for Promotion. DES MOINES, July 31. — Governor Shaw has received a cablegram from Colonel Loper, at Manila, recommending that First Lieutenant William F. Olilschlager, Second Lieutenant, Jaiuos IDdaburu and First Sergeant John F. Grounds, all of Company G, of Creston, be promoted to the ranks of captain, first lieutenant and second lieutenant, respectively, occasioned by the retirement of Captain Ecker, who was lately issued a commission as captain of a company in tho Thirty- sixth United States volunteers. Barbera I4vantfed. PUJJUQUE, July 19.-r-The barbers of Iowa held their second annual convention here. The organization aims to secure the passage by the next assembly of a law requiring the cxami- nation and licensing of barbers arid nmkinir p,n appreuticeship of five years fox pen Molue«. PES MdiNEs, Xuly 21.— F. X. and E. A. Mattes have announced that they will shortly begin the erection of a brewery is this city Jo cost from 850,to «76,OOP, with a capacity pfiJS.OOO Judge Ciiunbltt Decides the Medical prac- tii o Act 1« Unconstitutional. KNOXVILMC, July S3.—A ruling of interest to the legal profession, and of decided importance to the medical fraternity, was announced by Judge Jns. D. Gamble, in the case of Dr. Geo. B. McClelland vs. J. F. Mentzer, sheriff of Marion county, in which Judge Gamble declared the provisions of the code regulating the licensing of physicians to be void as in conflict with tho constitution. Two-mile Record Gone, OTTU.MWA, July 23.—At a sanctioned race on the ten-lap tiack, Harry Gibson, of Cleveland, lowered the world's record for a two-mile triplet paced race on a ten-lap track 11 3-5 seconds. The record was formerly held by Harry Elks, of Glens Falls, N. Y., at 3:59, and was made on a ten-lap track at Madison Square Garden last winter. Gibson wns paced the first mile by Tom Ecks, of the Canadian team, Dunbar, Lavin and Boak, nnd made the first ten laps in 1:55, finishing the ace in 3:47 1-5. Uled In the Far Worth. DES MOINES, July 24.—A letter has jeen received by Caldwell C. Do France 'rom Gco. M. Ash ford, deputy United States engineer, at Annil City, Alaska, under date of May 33, bringing the sad news of the death of Dr. Charles Chester De France, at a lonely pass in he mountains in the Capo mining country, May 3, while pushing on from Jape Blossom to Cape Espenberg. Mr. 3e France died as a result of a terrible blizzard which was raging at the time HHEVITIICS. At Emmetsburg. after taking 3,080 ballots without result, the Big Five senatorial convention adjourned until August. 9. There was no change in the- voting except a few complimentary exchanges of votes, which meant nothing. The delegates became restless and an adjournment wns taken. It is stated that the osteopaths cf Iowa are getting ready to renew their fight for recognition at the coming session of the legislature. They have formulated tlieir demands for legislation, and insist that, as they cannot get justice 'from the state board of medical examiners as now constituted, they, shall be given n state board of osteopathic examiners, of five members. This is the most important of their demands, but they also want to be allowed to use drugs in certain cases, Des Moines dispatch: Secretary of State Dobson has completed the tabulation of statistics as to the number of acres of crops grown in Iowa in 1898. These statistics are compiled by county auditors from assessors' returns, in accordance with the provision of tho code which requires returns to bo made each odd numbered year of the crop acreage of the previous year. The following is the table: ,„. , , . Acres. Winter wheat 1.04 177 Spring wheat '. .1,017)120 Corn. 8,874*580 Oats 4,076,009 Barley 570,815 134,178 _ „ . - 159,883 Potatoes 155.181 Timothy 3,183,583 glover. 040,040 Prairie hay ] ,198.883 Pasturasro 7,400,033 Three Des Moines firms received a shipment of tea direct fr<ira Japan The shipment consists of three carloads, or 70,505 pounds, upon which he duty of 10 cents » pound aggregates §7,050. The state /nine inspector is informed of a- project to develop «, great coal which is claimed to have been discovered in Eminet county, along the Des Moines river. This is in the extreme northern part of the state, and if the find is «.U that is claimed, it is certain to be of immense value. No coal has evev beep, nii-jed North "of RcnnlHol After Killing One Amer- Iciin nnd Wounding Two Ol.hern MAKILA, July 31.—A party of insurgents attacked a launch on the Rio Grande river below San Luis. They killed one of the soldiers in the boat and wounded two others, .Subsequently they cut tho telegraph line and stole half a mile of wire. Later Lieutenant Franklin took the army gunboat Laguna do Bay and ascended the river to the scunc of attack. The gunboat fired on the rebels and soon drove them from the river. The rebels at Apani have refused to permit civilian Spanish prisoners, to whose release Aguinaldo had agreed, to em- bnrk on n ship leaving there, although they had passports signed by Aguinaldo. This is another Instance of the breaking down of Aguinaldo's authority, which has been frequently mentioned in these dispatches. The rebels are showing 1 an increased tendency to break up into factions, each chief fighting for his own band, and disregarding the so-called Filipino government. INOERSOLL LEFT NO PROPERTY He Wns a Great Money Maker anil Grant Money Spender. NEW YonK, July 34.—Regarding Colonel Ingorsoll's estate, his brother- in-law and private secretary, C. P. Farrell, said: "If he left a will, I do not know of it. Colonel Ingersoll died poor. He was a great money-earner, but a poor money-saver. For perhaps thirty years his income was immense. I cannot recall any lawyer who was his equal at earning dollars. lie has not left any estate worth speaking of. Others have had the benefits of all that he earned in the law and in lee luring. What he did not spend on his loved ones he gave away in charity." THE ENGLISHMEN WIN OUT. Take Five to America'* Four In the International Gamed. LONDON, July 24.—In the contest between the athletes of the English colleges and the athletes of the colleges of the United States the Englishmen won five and the Americans four, as follows: Cambridge Won— the mile run, the three-mile run, the quarter-mile run and the half-mile run. Oxford Won—the long jump. Harvard won—the hammer throw, the 100 yard dash, the high jump nnd tlio hurdles. HUNG SIX TO A TREE. THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE Session of Democratic Organization Hold In Chicago. CHICAGO, July 31.—No friction developed in the meeting of the democratic national committee. Not a single warlike note was sounded and no defiances were uttered either by the men who utter "10 to 1" shall ba the rallying cry in the next campaign, or by those who oppose its adoption. The fight P. J, Devlin, editor of the press bureau of the national national committee, was brought to a finish, the Harrison faction, of Illinois, securing his deposition for the part taken by him as an ofliuerr.of the national committee in the last mayoralty election in Chicago. Beyond making several changes in tho rules governing the committee, nothing else WHS done during the day. Win. J. Bryan spoke at the Atgeld meeting with the acquiescence of the Harrison faction and the enthusiasm was great. HE SHOT HIMSELF. Lieutenant i\ Too re, of the Ifirty-flrHt, Kills IlliiiNelf In a l?lt ofc Insanity. MANILA, July SI. —Lieutenant J. Moore, of tho Fifty-first Iowa regiment, shot himself yesterdav while temporarily insane. Lieutenant Moore's home is in Council Blurt's and lio was a member of Company L, oi that city. 1I« was well connected in Council Bluffs with one of the leading families there, and his death will be u shock to his large circle of friends. Ileulproolty Agreement. WASHINGTON, July 34.—The president h:is issued a proclamation publishing to the world a reciprocity agreement between the United States and 1'ortngal, the first of arrangements under the Dingley act to be concluded since that made with France last year. Portugal secures reduction of duties upon iirgols, still wines, sparklinsr wines, brandies, paintings and drawings. The United States secures reduction cf duties,(to minimum rate) on flour of cereals, except wheat, maize, lard and grease, minerals oils and products, agricultural machines, tools, tar and pitch. Southerners Make Short Work of a Num- lior of Italians Who Shot a Doctor. NKW OIU,EANS, July 33.—The report has been received from Tallnlah, La., that Dr. Hodges, a prominent physician, became involved in an altercation with an Italian. The latter fired a load of buckshot into the ohysician's abdomen. Later a mob rounded up the would-be assassin and five of his friends, all Italians, and strung the entire six up to trees and then filled their bodies with buckshot. There is little chance for Hodge's recovery. OTIS DENIES THE CHARGES Says Correspondents Can Not Support Allegations. WASHINGTON, July 3.—The war department has issued a statement quoting dispatches from Otis in answer to the press correspondents "round robin." Otis says, in substance, that the correspondents wish to send statements that imperil operations; that they had no specifications to support the charges against him and that the charges against him arc untrue. He denies that he minimizes the work of the navy. He quotes from the naval dispatches to support his statement. Policy Remains Unchanged. LONDON, July 34.—In tlio house of commons, discussing the ship-building vote, the Right Hon. George J. Gosli- en, first lord of the admiralty, said that there had been no change in the policy of the foreign governments, nnd so there was nothing to induce the British govern men t to change theirs, which was to maintain equality with the 'fleets of Russia nnd France, in whose programs, however, he saw no menace to England. Alluding to the use of electricity in the navy, Mr. Goschon said: "Both the United States and Japan are now naval powers and sufficiently important to make us think we ought to have n naviil attache in those countries. As attache to the embassy at Washington we are going to appoint an officer especially competent to deal with the electrical matters." UniiEiis' Hie Crop. NKW YOHK, July 10.— "Kansas has die biggest corn crop in si»'ht in the history of the state," says Paul Morton, vice-president of the Atehison, Topeka & Santa Fo railroad company, who is in Now York. "Give us three weeks more without hot winds and the corn crop of Kansas will reach 300,000,000 bushels, double that of last year." _ Ciinnon Pleads Guilty. SALT LAKE, Utah, July 21.— Angus M. Cannon, president of the Salt Lake State of Zion, has pleaded giulty to a charge of polygamy. He was accused of unlawfully living with State Senator Martha Cannon, bis fourth wife. Judge ftforrilt imposed a fine of $100 upon Cannon. _ War nipt Likely In Transvaal. CAPE TOWN, July 83.~In the course of an address at Claremont, Cecil lihodes declared there was not the slightest chance of wav bevween (jv^i .Britain and Transvaal. Dreyfns's Acquittal Sure. PAHIS, July 23.—M. Yves Gnyot's opinion, given in an interview which was cabled recently, concerning the scope of the llennes trial, is con tinned by an official statement from the government that the court-martial must confine its attention to the bordereau and nothing else. This makes acquittal sure. The friends of Captain Dreyfus from now on will simply be laboring to render the judgment so decisive that his enemies will be utterly crushed, and Captain Dreyfus wil: re-enter the array victoriously. Horses far the Philippines, WASHINGTON, July 93.—In response to the request of Gen. Otis for 4,000 horses for use in the Philippinesduring the fall campaign, the quartermaster's deportment hi..* chartered three vessels, capable of carrying half that number, the first of which probably will leave Seattle on August 10. MoKlnley to Otis. WASHINGTON, July 31.—Tho following dispatch was sent by the president to Otis, Manila, under data of July 1, which has just been given out: "The president desires to express in most public manner his appreciation of tho lofty patriotism shown by volunteers and regulars of the J?ighth army corps in performing willing sevvice through severe campaigns und battles against insurgents in Luzon when, under the terms of enlistment, they would have been entitled to discharges upon ''tvti- ficution of the treaty of peace with Spain," . Indianapolis, Ind., July 24.—San Francisco will entertain the Epworth league convention in 1901. The committee having this matter in charge reached its decision Friday evening, after hearing the claims of the various cities seeking to be honored. The m'ore important places considered aside from the one chosen were Denver and Los Angeles, Cal. The vote In the committee stood: San Francisco, 6; Los Angeles, 3; Denver, 1. Beautiful weather, hot but not sweltering, continued for the Epworth league convention. More have arrived and the registration was closed after it had reached 8,000. Members of the local committees insist there are 20,000 here, with more expected. Every service is largely attended, and at most of the meetings many people have been unable to secure seats. The leaguers were up with the sun Friday morning for a sunrise love feast at the soldiers and sailors' monument. The meeting began at 6:30 o'clock and was led by the Rev. W. A. Spencer of Philadelphia. Social work was considered at two meetings—at Roberts Park church and the Second Presbyterian church. The first meeting was conducted by the Rev. Horace B. Ogden and the second by the Rev. John Morrison of London, Ont. The department of spiritual work met at Tomlinson hall and at English's opera house, 4,000 people being at the hall, with 1,000 turned away. The Rev. W. A. Frye of Kalamazoo, Mich., presided at the hall, and the Rev. J. W. Newman of Birmingham, Ala., at the theater. The department of finance met at the Meridian Street Methodist church at 9 o'clock. The speakers were the Rev. Mr. Paine of Lincoln, Neb., the Rev. Mr. Bennett of Mississippi and Dr. W. Earl Wilmott of Toronto. The biggest meeting of the day was the evangelistic meeting at Tent Epworth at 11 o'clock. The Rev. L. W. Munhall, evangelist, of Germantown, Pa., led the service. The band concert at the state fair grounds was the only general meeting on the program for the afternoon. In connection with the concert was held the state Young Men's Christian association meet, and 6,000 people thronged to the fair grounds. Bishop McCabe presided at English's opera house. Here also there was a patriotic concert and devotional exercises. There were two lectures on "Anglo-American Relations" by the Rev. James M. Buckley of New York and the Rev. A. Carman of Toronto. An old-fashioned "love-feast" was conducted In the tent during the afternoon by the older members of the league. The Illinois state cabinet met and set July 10 to 13 as the time for the next meeting of the Illinois Epworth league. Of the 1,500 colored delegates expected here 1,200 have arrived. The delegation of colored people to this convention is said to be the largest ever sent to a meeting of this sort. Friday afternoon a delegation from Chicago numbering 600 went directly from the union station to the Illinois headquarters. Illinois has a larger registration than any other state except Indiana. The registration from Illinois is 1,651, from Indiana 3,546. The next largest registration is from Ohio, 459. Anrternon, Whs Philippine*. July 22.—General T. M. Anderson, commanding .the department, of the lakes, is represented as saying in an interview in this city: "I believe if we had not been held back, 1 could have finished the wat with my own division, and Lawtoa, who relieved me, is of the same coin* ion. The trouble is, we fellows went over there to fight, while .there were others Xvho attended to pollti6* and d plomacy. The only time Otis and I disagreed was on this point 1 held that the War should be pushed to completion, while his policy was still that of coneilration." The substance of this was given to,, Anderson at Chillicothe, where he is visiting relatives, und lie was asked jf- he was correctly reported. He replied by wire as follows: "I said my division, or Lawton's, could have defeated the organized rebel forces, but no one could tell how long predatory warfare would last. I said the division commander, whose business was to flght, did not take the snnje view as the governor- general, being restrained by political and diplomatic considerations. The term politics was not used in a party sense.' TWO MILLIONS WANTED. - - m . • Donncmtlo National Commit ten Will:' Strive to R:»Uc a Unco Campaign Fnnd. CHICAGO, July 33.—The Times-Herald snys: The democratic national com- mittec is lined up to prepare for serious business in loot) with 82,000,000 set as a mark for the campaign fund. William Jenninrrs Bryan hns cut loose from all entanglements with John P. Atgeld,andphiin speaking has brought about a thorough understanding be- twecn Mr. Bryan and the state organization of Illinois. .Chairman Jones,, on his return, will find the conservatives in the national committee saddle, with fully two-thirds of the committeemen ready to work in accord with Vice Chairman Stone, with one another and with himself. Tho vice presidential booms of George Fred Williams and Judge .Tames P. Tarvin have melted and a new one has appeared for Congressman II. D. Clayton, of Alabama. Chicago, whether an applicant or not, and despite tho dnsires'of Kansas City, Milwaukee, Buffalo, Indianapolis and Cincinnati, will probably get the democratic national convention. TORPEDO BOAT EXPLOSION. Nine Killed anil Tour Injured In'Trial Trip of a llrltlsh Craft. LONDOX, July 23.—An explosion on board the torpedo boat destroyer Bull- flnc.h, on the Solent, during her trial killed nine nnd injured four of those on board. It was the worst naval accident of. this nature that has occurred in the British navy in twenty years. The victims were terribly injured, steam and boiling water filling the engine room. The Bullfinch is one of the latest designed thirty-knot torpedo boat destroyers. While the Bull- fincli was running at her full speed of thirty knots, the connecting rod of the starboard engine broke, and striking the cylinder knocked off its end. The engine room presented a terrible appearance. The injured weregroaning in agony. One man, who had apparently been struck by some flying metal, had his head nearly torn off. BATTLE ON ISLAND OF PANAY Initurgents Withdraw to Mexico. Manila, July 24.—The insurgents nave withdrawn from their trenches (n the Vicinity of San Fernando, retiring to Mexico, ten miles to the northeast of San Fernando, leaving a few troops on outpost duty In front of the American lines. Gen. MacArthur is keeping up a careful system of outposts about his position In spite of this withdrawal, fearing that some trick Is Intended by Aguinaldo. Seventy-six hours of continuous heavy rain has sent all the streams out of their banks, so that San Fernando Is practically surrounded by water. Raise H Regiment of Cavalry. Washington, July 24.—The president nas decided to raise another regiment of volunteers for service In the Philippines, It will be cavalry, and it Is to be organized upon the recominenda- Jon of Gen. Otis, Gen. Corbin says the skeleton of the regiment will be formed in the Philippines. Capt. James Lockett, Fourth United States cavalry, DOW In Manila, will be placed in command. More Time on New Cruisers. Washington, July 24.—The board of aaval chiefs decided to give thirty mouths for building the six new protected cruisers, instead of twenty-four months, as was first contemplated. This is due to the rush of private work at all the shipyards, which made the yards indisposed to bid on tlie vessels unless more time was given. One Ainerh-ini Killed and One Wounded —Nat.ive Loss Heavy. MANILA, July 31.—News has been received from General Smith at Iloilo, isl nnd of Pan ay, of a severe fight at Bobong, between Capt. Byrne, of the Sixteenth infantry, with 70 men and a force of 450 Babaylones, who surprised tho American troops. One hundred and fifteen of the enemy were killed, as shown by actual count, many were wounded and one way taken prisoner. The American- loss was one man killed and one- wounded. The fighting was mostly at close quarters, with bayonets and: clubbed gnus. A considerable stock of supplies and arras has been captured by Captain Byrne, who is in command of the battalion operating at Lai 'CarIola, injhe district of Negros. New InventlonH by Iowa Inventors. DES MoiNKs, July IS.—M. M. Ferguson, ol Des Moines, has been allowed a copyright for nn engraving of the- Plans and specifications of his inven- hon entitled "The Sunshine Hoi House." J fc'cbnoor, of Staceyvillet has been allowed a patent for a window that is composed of sections- miffed togoti.or and connected with the top of the front bow of a folding buggy top in such a manner that it can befolded and retained in the top when not in nsoi.ndnlso readily unfolded and combined with an apron to close the front of the top , I8 required W P n?? Ct per ? ons frora wiml »nd rain; W. Oldham, of Ottumwa, has been «N lowed a patent for a compound engine of simple and peculia. struution that may be considered the pioneer of a new species in the art We prepare drawings and specifica- tioiw and do all the work required m preparing and • * U1IB(1 •'* Peter Mltchtll IB Stricken. Ottawa, Ont., July 24.—Hon. Peter MUchell, one of the fathers of the Canadian confederation, was stricken with paralysis here and lg not expected tp recover, Mr. Mttchell represented New Brunswick as minister of marlue aod flsfceriea ij» SJr .cabinet. THOMAS G. ORWIQ & Co., Solicitors of Patents. John Sleroian Ont Rldlnjr. Mansfield, O,, July 21,-Ex-Senato* Joan Sherman was out driving Wednes day for the first time since his illness. H«. was accompanied b 1 Sherman. 'He looked thin gard. and Mrs, The Plan jg The Hague, July 21, tion committee of the peace •nee Wednesday aaoptea «.e art cle* of the arbitration arbitra- confer,

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