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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 9, 1899
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THE tJM^M DIB AL0ONA, IOWA, WM>NESDA\ AtTGtTST 9 1899, IN IOWA FOUR MEN ARE KILLEtJ. on Mii v NorMi«re«l6Mi Jieitr f.h* Kate Shelley ttrldgre. BOONK, August 2. — the west-bound fast mail on the Chicago & North•Western railway left the track on a short curve near the Kate Shelley bridge, three and one-half miles southwest of Boone, at 4 o'clock yesterday tttorriing. The trriin was running 1 very rap-Idly down the heavy grade between Boone and Moingoria. Four inert were killed outright, as follows: John Masterson, engineer, Boone; George Schmidt, fireman, Hoone; .1. .T. O'Brien, Chicago, express messenger; D. S. Stone, Austin, 111., chief mall clerk. The following were seriously Injured: F. 13. Ackert, postal clork. Cedar Rapids: A. VV. Iloyt, nsslstnnt postal clerk, Chicago, will prohably 'die;E. M. Shirk, MeCausland; C. C. Eorlck, postal clerk, Dixon. 111.; F, L. Legastoos, express messenger, Missouri Valley. The engine nnd nil tlie j cais went over the enbnnkmcnt and j nothing was left of the express car j except the wheels, while the postal car was badly wrecked. The ciinse of the derailment is unknown, but if is supposed that a rail gave way. The dead were brought to Boone nnd placed in charge of an undertaker, and the injured nre in a hospital here. IOWA CAf*¥AIN'S DISQRACB. SUES FOR BIG SUM. Barbara Ruthala lleeliiK Suit, Ajralimt Her Ilnnlmnil'V Hrothrr. CLINTON, August n.—Barbara Ruthala, through her attorney T. W. TTtill, has filed a suit in the district court of Clinton county airainst Joseph lluth- ala in the hum of $20.000. There arc three counts in the petition. One foi alienation of affections, for which she asks 810,000; another for slander, the damage asked for being $5,000; the last count is for personal injuries resulting from an alleged assault, the amount asked for being 55,000. In the first count in her petition the plaintiff alleges that Joseph 11 n thai a "did entice plaintiff's husband from her by falsely telling him and diver? other persons that plaintiff was a prostitute, a thief and a. murderess; that said plaintiff would choke her hns band, that defendant tried to prevent the marriage of plaintiff and lias made trouble and was the direct cause of her husband's separation from her, in consequence of which said M. J, Buthala's affections for plaintiff were alienated, by reason of which she has lost her husband's society and comfort and has been damage to the extent of 810,000." In the second count, where she alleges slander, she makes practically the same allegations. IOWA MEN ON RELIEF. A Number of lownrm Arrive at San Francisco Froni Manila. SAN FRANCISCO, August 4.—Amonsr the sick and wounded who arrived from the Philippines on the Relief, are the following lowans; J. L. Bakin, Co. A; W. J. Merrill, Co. A; Harry W. Price, Co. A; Win. C. Ecbier, Co. A; E. F. Tibbitts, Co. A; E. H. Robde, .£0. D; Elmer F. Narvor, Co. D; Wro. R. Paries, Co. E; M. C. Hutchison, Co. E; R. J. Innis, Co. H; Chas. J. Kinney, Co. H; A. E. Wharff, Co. H; C. E. Sheets, Co. K; C. M. Gardner, Co. K; Sergt. Edwin Rose, Co. M; Corp. Wm. M. Je'ffers, Co. M; Clins. W. Lee, Co. M; Jos. I. Markey, Co. M. "IN HIS STEPS. 1 Sheldon's Great Srory tn Appear In a Des Moines Paper. Dr.s MOINES, August 7.—The Des Moines Daily News has purchased and will publish serially, Rev. Charles M. Sheldon's remarkably successful story, "In His Steps," of which over half a million copies have been sold. The book rivals "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in interest and importance. It shows what would result if Christians would act precisely as Jesus would do under all circumstances. As,the Daily News is only $1 a year, 75 cents for six months, 50 ceiits for three months, tbis great story is now within the reach of all. THREE ARE DEAD. Tonng Men Crns|ied tn Death by the Cars at Dakotah City. HUMBOI.DT, August a, —At the crossing of the Chicago & Northwestern near Dakotah City, three young men and a team were instantly killed. Nothing was found by which the victims could be identified. It is supposed they were on their way to the harvest fields further north. Forbids Sale of Untegted Milk. FORT DODGE, Augusts.—The council has passed an ordinance forbidding inilk to be sold in the city from cattle that have not been tested and found free from tuberculosis, and providing that all milk venders shall belicensed, and their herds required to be certified to be free from the disease. As a result of the tuberculosis tests which have been made so far twenty-one cows out of 131 examined, or a 'little jver 16 percent, have been condemned. Another shooting affray took place at Rome, a few days nt r o, the sixth since spring. Roy Branch, a notrro, fired several shots into another negro, Al Jones, because Ji<" would not nay him, a debt, Jones was probably fatally wounded. Ho was taken to Burr lington for treatment. Branch was Captured and taken to Mt. Pleasant ind lodged in jail. While banging out clothes in the* g. yard, Miss Anna RJtcbhart, living &«*" tqpther two miles south of was struck by •lightning a»d there The Commander of the Vllllloft Co; SnApended. DBS MOINBS, August 4.—Captain A. F. Burton* of Company B, Fifty-first Iowa, from VilHsca, has been suspended from duty in the. Philippines, and, according to the latest reports, is now at Manila and may receive a dishonorable discharge for cowardice. This news comes from Wymore,Neb., where Burton once lived, but while Adjutant General Byers is in receipt of no official advices concerning the action in the case of Captain Burton, he has, however, received letters from officers of theregimentconfirming the nccounl as given in the foregoing dispatch. They state that Captain Burton conducted himself in a disgraceful manner during engagements. Atone time, while his was on the firing line, the commanding officer saw that Company B was in confusion and not carrying out its orders. lie rode ovet to that section of the line, and found Burton in the rear, hiding himself in aditch. The officer demanded to know what lie meant by deserting his men, and discovered that he had done it out of sheer cowardice. He was threatened if he did not return to his command, but without avail. The company had trone ahead on the firing line under command of the lieutenants, and was carrying out its orders as best it could, with imperfect knowledge of what the orders were. PETITION THE GOVERNOR. 6MPLOY IN^TltUTION LABOR. Shun Receives a Petition From Oskaloosa to Return Troops to DOR Motnes. DKS MOINKH, August 5.—A petition has been received by Governor Shaw signed by 200 of the leading citizens ofOskaloosa asking that the state provide for bringing the members of -the Fifty-first Iowa back to Des Moines in a body at the state's expense after they have been mustered out at San Francisco. The petition was circulated by Robert Kissick, the noted author, and was first signed by Congressman Lacey. Following his name appear those of all the leading professional and business men of Oskaloosa. and at its conclusion the petition is endorsed by the officers of the Phil. Kearney Post, Q. A. R. In an interview Governor Shaw said if any plan can be devised whereby the bo\>s can be brought to Des Moines it shall be done. TO JOIN HANDS. Railroad Men to Perfect on Organization for Mutual Benefits. DKS MOINES, August 7.—The railroad men of the state are sopn to be asked to join hands in a movement looking toward the general betterment of the condition of the railway employes connected with the different roads in the west. The movement was started in Pony, which is a division point on tho Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad. It is proposed to form a sort of political or protective league whose object it shall be to secure legislation favorable to railway employes and to oppose any and all legislation which is not to their best interests. In addition to this it is proposed to add a system of accident insurance which will be provided to all railroad men at actual cost. IWI5V1TJI5S. Tim Hickey, alderman from the Second ward of Keokuk, recently shot Michael .7. Real, his former partner, in the hitter's saloon, four shots' taking effect, causing death within a few hours. No one was present at the fight, but it is supposed business misunderstandings caused the trouble. Shortly after the shooting Hickey went to police headquarters and gave himself up. The citizens of Swan were recently aroused by a fire being discovered in the drug storeof J. Hollenwell. How it started no one knows, although it is reported that there were several in the drug store at a late hour that evening. Nothing could be done to stop the blaze after it started, and with a strong wind blowing, the (ire ushed down the street from the corner near the town pump. Building- after building was consumed, consisting of the entire stock of goods in each place. The grocery store, the furniture shop, the meat shop, shoe shop and several other places were soon in ashes and the loss is estimated anywhere from 810,000 to915,000, with little insurance. Town Marshal Adam Teeple, of Lake View, was shot recently thronirh the head and probably fatally injured by Jack Nelson, member of a gang of horse traders. The men had beeome engaged in a quarrel among themselves, when Nelson fired three shots hittincr one of the men in the leg, The marshal then came and up attempted to arrest the disturbers, who resisted, one of the roughs pulling a gun and shootinir the marshal as above described. William Trainer, who came>to the assistance of the marshal, was also shot, although not fatally. The gang got away before their arrest could be effected, but a strong posse at once started in pursuit, and Nelson and a pal were taken into custody near Early, and placed in jail at Sac City. Several appointments have recently been made by Gov. Shaw in the Fifty-first regiment. In Co. F, Oskaloosa, the vacancy caused by the. appointment of Lieutenant T. U. Point to a captaincy in the Thirty-si.v'.n volunteer regiment, was filled by the promotion of Edward \V. lloarne from second to first lieutenant. Guy E. Kissich will succeed Ilearne as second lieutenant. The vacancy in Co. L, of Council Bluffs,fCaused by the suicide of First Lieut. John L, Moore, a few weeks ago, was filled by the promo« tion of Mtttbew A. Ttnsley. Fred M. VJM» Annan was appointed second $9 succeed Jndge Klnn«, of the Bonfd of Control, ftfokei « Report. DES MOINRS, Ang-ust 7.—The question of employing the labor of the inmates of the state Institutions ia one to which the state board of control has directed considerable attention. Recently .Tudge Kinne, of the board, and Supt. M. F. Qass, of the Soldiers' Orphans' Home at Davenport, went east to visit the .institutions of other states with a view to investigating the industries connected with these institutions, and to find industries which would be adapted to the conditions surroiind/ng the Iowa institutions. Their report lias just been submitted. The committee finds that nearly all state institutions have in connection with them certain industries. Nearly all make and repair the clothing they use, many making clot'iing for the other institutions in their own state, some making furniture for the institutions, and many making boots and shoes for their sister institutions. It is found that the contract plan, the piece plan and the state account plan are all followed in- the maintenance of the industries. The committee decides from its investigation that the contract plan is the best, the piece price plan the next, and the state account plan the least desirable, except for the making of supplies for the other institutions which the committee feels should be inaugurated. TO RUN TO ROCKWELL CITY. ALL OVER THE WORLD MANY AMERICANS KILLED. In- Victim* ot the tTprfulner In th« dlan Conntry. fir, PASO, Texas, August 4.—Reports from the Yaqui Indian country indicate that many American miners have been murdered during the few days and that the uprising is general, with at least a thousand well armed warriors concentrating in the mountains overlooking the Yaqui River- valley. During the skirmishes that have already occnrred the troops have suffered severely, while the Indians retired to cover with but slight loss. The warriors fight from ambush and are rarely overtaken in the open. The mountains are covered verdure and afford an excellent rendezvous for the savages. Americans who have traveled among the Yaquis and are familiar with their character say that the Mexican governmentislikely to have another ten-year's war on its hands. ILLEGAL PAY. Oenerftlt CAUSE OF SURRENDER. MarghiUltnwn, Dakota & Northwestern Is tit Ho Kxtonded. DES MOINKH, August 7.—It is announced definitely that the Marshalltown, Dakota & Northwestern railroad, which is now .building from Fraser Junction to Cowrie, will extend its line early in the spring from Gowrie to Rockwell City. While the impression is general in railroad circles that this road is being backed either by the Northwestern or the Iowa Central, Hamilton Brown and others associated with him in the enterprise deny the reports and say that it is t owned by himself, S. T. Meservey, of Fort Dodge, Gnantanamo Was Without Provision* or Means of Defense. MADRID, August 4.—At a sitting of the court martial, before which Generals Toral and Paroja are being tried, on charges of having surrendered to the Americans before exhausting all means of defense at their command, General Pareja's counsel read telegrams exchanged with thecommander- in-chief showing that Guantanamo was capitulated only on orders from a superior officer, and that the town wns without either pro visions or means of defense. The other officers advanced a similar defense. The judgment of the court martial was deferred. who are interested in the development of the Fraser coal fields and that it, is being built wholly for coal traffic and to assist in the development of their coal properties. The road when completed will be only a little over thirty miles long, but as an outlet for coal it will be a superb line and will have more connections than any line of a similar length in the state. AN IOWA REGULAR'S OPINION. Incrongeil Army for Philippines. WASHINGTON, August. 1 ;.—It appears probable from developments during tho past two days in the war department that Secretary Root has in contemplation an army of forty thousand available men for the Philippines. Mr. Root has been making diligent and others j inquiries among the bureau chiefs re Says It Will Take 1OO.OOO Troopg to Win In tho Philippines Sioux CITY, August 7.—Horace Gil bert, a Sioux City yoiuig man who has been three years in the regular army as first sergeant of his company in the Third infantry, lias-just arrived home from Manila. .He says among the regulars and volunteers there is considerable teeling against General Otis on the. ground that he is not letting the authorities at home understand the magnitude of the work which eon- fronts the army in the Philippines. It is the judgment of the soldiers that it will take at least 100,000 men to put down the rebellion, as the foe has a great advantage in many respects. The highest bravery and nerve and skill cannot make up for numbers under such circumstances as those in v-vhich this fighting has to be done. Cheap Town Coal to Ite II sod. CHICAGO, August 5.—For the first time sim'e the development of the coal mining industry in the states of the middle west, coke is about tu be manufactured on a large scale from the low grade Illinois and Iowa coal and of a quality good enough to make it usable by the big steel mills. Levi 7i. Leiter is about to launch this .new industry. He is president of the Universal Fuel Company, just incorporated in New Jersey with 551,000,000 capital, which will attempt to control the coke industry. Iowa Veterans to Meet at Chicago. DES MOINKS, August fl.—The Iowa delegation to the national G. A. R. encampment will leave the state September 3, rendezvous in Chicago, and go from there in a body to Philadelphia via the Baltimore & Ohio. Two thousand lowans in uniform, with the Cedar Falls band of forty pieces, will KO on special trains. Death In Fifty-first Iowa. BOONE, August 7.—A cablegram has FniiHtcm Will Fight It Out. been received by C. W. Mason, of .lef- LEAVKNWOUTU, Kansas, August 5.— ferson, from Frank Brockway, at A letter from General Funston has Manila, announcing the death in the been re ceived by D. R. Anthony, Jr., Phi tppines of Clarence Mason, | of t , Leavenworth Times . The gen- another member of the band of Com- | ^ announc es that he will stay in pany M, Fifty-first Iowa. Cause of (rarding supplies nnd equipment, and the trend of his questioning has been in the direction of an increase in the available force for the eastern archipelago. Root nTny Oust Otis. WASHINGTON, August 5.—Secretary of War Root was visited yesterday by General Miles. This is the first time the major general commanding the army hasvisited the secretary of war in the course of official business since the Santiago campaign. Friends of the new secretary say that when he sees the president he will thoroughly canvass the Philippine situation, and they intimate that he will recommend a change in the commanding officer «it Manila. Mnjor Taylor's World's Record. CHICAGO, August 5.—Major Taylor, the colored professional cyclist, rode a mile, paced by a steam motor, at the Gar field half mile track in the phenomenal time of 1:33 S-5, thereby beating the world's record by 5 3-5 seconds. Taylor's rjerformnnce was not aided by wind shields or any other device, bring simply a straight-away paced race. American VcBBel Burned. MANILA, August 7.—The insurgents captured the United States steamer Saturnus and biirned it in spite of the attempts on the part of the American soldiers to prevent it. The act was accomplished by a ruse, the rebels displaying rare strategy in the capture of the vessel. The vessel was valued at several thousand dollars. American Illood Spilled. SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Ausrust 7.— News has reached here that Walter Hemming, an American from this city, was killed in a raid by the Yaqii't Indians in the mountains east, of Quay- amas. Hemming left. San Antonio in April last,. with two companions, to search for gold in the Yaqui country. No War In the Transvaal. CAPETOWN, August 0.—In the house of assembly Cecil Rhodes expressed a belief that the Transvaal difficulty would be overcome in a few months and without a shot being fired, owing to the mutual moderation displayed, lip predicted that capital would then flow freely. death, appendicitis. Grousing Accident Victims Identified. HUMBOT.DT, August 7.—The three parties killed on the. railway crossing near Dakota City were Otis and Clarence Barbee and Martin Perry, a cousin, all of Baxter. Shamrock titurts toe America. GLASGOW, August 5.—The yacht Shamrock, the 'English cup challenger, has sailed for New York. SOUTH AMERICAN ALLIANCE. 1'rcBlclentH of the Various Republic* Getting Together. MONTKVIDKO, August 4.—President Roca, of the Argentine Republic, on board the cruiser Sun Martin, arrived here yesterday to visit President Cue- tas, of Uruguay, on his wivy to Brazil. Last evening President Roca was present at a banquet given in his honor. It is believed to be his purpose to propose an alliance of Argentine Republic, Uruguay, Brazil and Chile, to prevent encroach men t by the United the army until tho war in the Philippines is at an end and that he will not muster out with his regiment. Mercier or Dreyfus Guilty. PARIS, August 5.—The Intransigeant (anti-Dreyfus) publishes a statement which General Mercier is alleged to have made to a friend, in which the ex-minister of war said: "Certainly, Dreyfus will be convicted again. Either he is guilty or I am, and I shall prove him to be the traitor.'' Trouhle Is Feared in lliiytl. POHTO AU PlUNCK, Ilayti, Augusts.— The political situation is causing anxiety. Numerous arrests nre made, among them Doubillon, former minister of the interior, and Duviver, a newspaper inan. Duviver made strong resistence and succeeded in entering the United States legation, dragging with him the officers >vho arrested him. The-officers, however, managed to get him away. The United States minister, Powell, entered, «, protest demunded the release of the Bert on B Charge* Made Agnlnftt Hrnoke and Lnrtlow. WASHINGTON, August 5.—American army officers at Havana are living in luxury at the expense of the Cuban people, some of them tlrawing double pay, which is a clear violation of law, being expressly forbidden. In order to "maintain the dignity of his position," Governor General Brooke receives an allowance of 87,500 in addition to his pay of $7,500 and allo-vance as major general, which makes his total annual income aggregate815,000. Brigadier (ioneral Ludlow, the military governor of the city of Havana, is allowed 555,000 for the same pur- post;, besides his pay of $r>,500 and allowances, thus making his total yearly income 811,000. Colonel Bliss, the collector of the port of Havana, is allowed $3.000 of the Cuban funds In addition to his salary of 83,500 and allowances, giving him a total inj come of about $7.000, and Major Davis, the sanitary officer at Havana, is allowed ^.flOO besides his regular pay of 82,500 together with allowances, which means a yearly income of $5,000. Aside from this extra compensation, which is not authorized by law, ft is charged that General Brooke has been extravagant with Cuban funds, having spent 810,000 in repairing the palace he occupies, formerly that of the Spanish military governor. It ia also said he has expended 814,000 for the purchase of harness. General Corbin says these expenditures were authorized by General Alger. General Brooke and the other favored officers represented to the secretary that they could not maintain the dignity of their ollice with their regular pay. General Alger then authorized the expenditure of $18,000 of the money of the Cuban people, for which there was no authority. is expressly forbidden. THE CZAR MAY ABDICATE. Sensational Story Set Afloat by M. D« Illowltz. LONDON, August 5.— M. de Blowitz, the Paris correspondent of the. Times, gives an extraordinary explanation of M. Delcasse's present mission. He asserts that it was decided upon quite suddenly for a "reason which admitted of no delay, "and then gives the story, which he says he has from a "source to which 1 am bound to attach much importance." This is the explanation: "Emperor Nicholas is disappointed and tired of the throne. The absence of an heir excites his superstitious feelings and he connects himself with the old Russian legend according to which an heirlessczar is to be succeeded by a czar Michael, predestined to occupy Constantinople. The death of the czarowitz find the failure of the' conference at The Hague led him to decide to abdicate on the occasion of his coming visit to Darmstadt. On this becoming; known in Paris, M. Delcasse was sent in hot haste to dissuade him from carrying out his intention." KANSAS PROSPERITY. Will Have the I^irRest Corn Crop In tho History of the Slate. TOPKKA, Kan., August 7. — Secretary Coburn, of the state board of agriculture, has issued a bulletin, based upon reliable reports from correspondents throughout the state, in which he states the president condition of the Kansas corn crop to be 09.03, which is prospects for tho greatest yield ever known in the history of the state. ' The acreage of corn is 8,334,50'), and the estimated yield per acre is 44 bushels, which would give an astonishing total of 303,000,000 bushels, or three times the yield of last year, and almost 100,000,000 bushels greater than the hannei year, 1889. Full Reparation in Demanded. Poivi 1 AU PitiNCK, August 5.— The afi'air of the recent violation of the United States legation here by armed police who were seeking to arrest M. dn Vivior, the newspaperman, has not been definitely settled. It is understood that the United States minister, William li'. Powell, will demand full reparation for the outrage. Mr. Powell declines to go into particulars, but says the .sii nation is serious. U.S. PATENT OFFICE BUSINESS DKS MOINKS, August 1.— A patent has been granted to Alice M. Stover, of Gnthrie Center, for arotatable table top upon which dishes of food can be placed and passed (successively to persons seated around the table by simply rotating, the top to carry the" dishes. We secured the yratit of a patent to J. W. Bm bnker, of Tracy, for a wag-on end gate in which standards are de- tuchably fixed to tlm inside faces and rear ends of the sideboards of tho box nnd the end gate dotacliably and adjustably connected with the standards in such a mnnner that it can bo locUed in a closed position and also .supported) in an inclined position to serve as a shoveling board. Upon appeal to the board of exaininers-in-ehief a patent has been allowed to W. I'. Bartholow, of Lauror.s, for ;iu adjustable milk pail holder. Of tho fivo' latest appeals we have won four. Consultation and advice free. Address, THUS. (i. OinviG & Co., Sylicitors (if Patents. nought by America. AYIIES, August 3. —According to advices from Magellan Strait, the American minister at Santiago, Chile, has definitely purchased various islands of the Wellington nrclii(>«lu«-o, with the object of establishing ' ing stations. Are Repulsed. August 1,—Otis cables: »«Insurgents in considerable force an, peared in the viomity of Oalamba Sun. duy. They were punished, and driven ! off by Hall. Our casualties, one . (tilled, seven wounded." RESULTS OF CONFERENCE. Ccar't Pcr/ionnl Offfnn Reviews the Sltnatlon. ST. PETERSBURG, August 4.—Th* official Messenger publishes ft govern* ment communication reviewing length* ily the result of The Hague peace conference. After referring to ihfc sympathetic reception of the powers accorded the czar's "magnanimous ap> peal for peace," it proceeds: '•The results of the conference fully come up to the expectations of ths government. It has. been fduiid necessary for the conference to post* pone a. definite settlement of the complicated question of the suspension of armaments until elucidated by the different governments. Nevertheless, the lightening of the military burdens has already been admitted by an. unanimous resolution to be urgently desirable for all nations. On the other hand the labors of tfie conference will doubtless exercise influence in regulating customsof war and stopping cruelties. The.various states have agreed to use all resources in favor of the maintenance of peace and the abolition of war. Now the established fact of mediation, 'which hitherto has depended on good will of states interested can hence be offered by a third power on its own initiative." / The communication concludes; "Without impairing the sovereign rights of individual states, the results afford a fresh basis for international peace. The necessity for the solution of the czar's proposals will be admitted by all the powers and the march of events will indicate the means to be employed in securing the welfare of mankind and the full attainment of objects in view." FLORIDA HAS A CYCLONE. Three Towns are Completely Annihilated. RIVBK JU.VCTION, Fla., August 4.— The most disastrous cyclone that ever visited this section of Florida completely annihilated Carrabelle, Me- Intyre and Lanark Inn, south of here, Thursday. At Carrabelle, only nine houses remain of a once beautiful and prosperous town. Communications from the mayor state that 300 families are without homes or shelter and many are completely destitute. Of Melntyre only two mill boilers .mark the place of the. town Lanark Inn, the famous summer resort, was blown into the gulf. The Carrabelie, Tallahasse & Georgia railroad is washed away for a distance of thirty miles A pa.s^enger train was blown from the track more than 100 yards. Fifteen ships, lying at anchor in Dog Island Cove and Upper Anchorage, are now all high and dry on St. George's and Dog island. Twelve were loaded with lumber and ready for sea. Nothing remains of them but a'ma^s of wreckage. Five unidentified bodies were recovered, supposed to be sailors. Fifty destitute sailors were brought here and are being cared for. One million dollars will not cover the loss. The insurance was small. BADLY WOUNDED. Some of the Bleu on the Holier Are In Had Shape. SAN FRANCISCO, August 4.—Among the men brought back on the Relief were several seriously wounded. E. F. Larver, Co. D, Fifty-first Iowa, is paralyzed from the waist down. He was shot at Calumpit in the left shoulder, the bullet passing through ;he left lung, striking the spine. ID. [. Fehr, Co. M, Thirteenth Minnesota, was wounded February 33, in a.n attack on Manila. He was shot in the right eg, in the left arm and three bullets entered the chest. Lieut. Oliver C. app, Co. C, First South Dakota, was jerforated by Filipino bullets on the Baybay river, during the advance on ialumpit. lie received two bullets in the left leg, a ba.ll passed through the •ight thigh near the jrroin and another bullet grazed the right ankle. Kentucky Law Is Inadequate. FRANKFORT, Ky., August 4.—Governor Bradley has issued a message to the press, public and legislature, on ,he Clay county situation. He says '.u part: It is said I might order everybody lisarmed in Clay county. The constitution guarantees to the citizen the right to bear arms openly, and such persons could not lawfully be disarmed unless engaged in some act manifestly a disposition to break ths peace. I know nothing practically concerning the position occupied by the peace officers of Clay county towards the Whites cr Halters; but I do know that in no instance has one of them called on me for aid, and naturally concluded that, they are entirely willing that matters 'should continue as they are and have been fou some time. The whole fault in Clay county is a vitiated public sentiment and a failure of the civil authorities to do their duty. The laws are insufficient to allo\v the governor to apply a remedy. Such feuds have been in progress, more or less, for years, and no governor of the state hasever been able to quell them. Fastest Hiuf Mile Truck Record YotiNesTOWN, O.. August 5.—Ai-lins* ton, in the second heat of the free-fats all pace, made a mile in 3:07^, being the fastest mile ever paced on a half mile track. I'lague In llomlmy. BOMBAY, August 1.—AtPoonah there have been fifty-nine cases of pla«iie and titty-six deaths in fifty-eight hour* At Canonment, in tho city, there are thirty-one cases of the plaVue and 301 deaths. Several fresh cases have occurred among the Europeans,, Meteorological conditions indicate the close of the monsoon and prospects are ominous. ' * * llu;,t of tlie COLUMBUS. Ohio, August 3.—Search, light yesterday paced the three fastest heats of the .season, 3;03 1- his

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