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Tflfi tPPUfi 1)18 MOJtNKS: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9 1899. THE HEWS III IOWA FOUR MEN ARE KlLLEtJ. in it \Trffh nn Mn-Korf litreslorn Kertr tfi» Kate Slielley Bridge. BooNJt, August 2. —The west-bound fast mail on the Chicago & Northwestern railway left the track on a Short curve near the Kate Slielley bridge, three and one-half miles southwest of Boone. at 4 o'clock yesterday iBornittg. The train was running •vety rapidly down the heavy grane between Boone and Moingoua. Four teen were killed outright, as follows: John Masterson, engineer, Boone; George Schmidt, fireman, Boone; J. J. O'Hrien* Chicago, express messenger; D. S. Stone, Austin, 111., chief mall clerk. The following were seriously Injured: F. B. Ackert, postal clerk. Cedar Rapids; A. W. Iloyt, assistant postal.clerk, Chicago, will probably 'die;E. M. Shirk, McCansland; C. C. Rorlck, postal clerk, Dixon. 111.; F. T,. Legastoos, express messenger, Missouri Valley. The engine and all the cais went over the enhnnhment and nothing was left of the express ear except the wheels, while the postal car was badly wrecked. Th« cause of (he derailment is unknown, but it is supposed that a rail gave way. The dead were brought to Boone and placed in charge of an undertaker, and the injured are in a hospital here. SUES FOR BIG SUM. CAPTAIN'S DISGRACE. In the Barbara Rutlmlu lli>«ln« Suit AjraliiHt Her llnnlmnu"** llrctthrr. CLINTON, August ft.—Barbara Ruthala, through her attorney T. W. Hull, has filed a suit in the district court of Clinton county atrainst Joseph Ruthala in the hum of S?20.00n. There are three counts in the petition. One for alienation of affections, for which she risks S10,000; another for slander, the damage asked for l>eing $5,000; last count is for personal injuries reuniting from an alleged assault, the amount asked for being S-">,000. the first, count in her petition plaintiff alleges that Joseph Uut.hala "did entice plaintiff's husband from her by falsely telling him and divers other persons that plaintiff was a prostitute, a thief and a murderess; that said plaintiff would choke her husband, that defendant tried to prevent the marriage of plaintiff and has 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 lowans Arrive at Sitn Frnn- ciffco From Jllanlln. 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 \V, Price, Co. A; Wm. C. Bchier, Co. A; E. F. Tibbitts, Co. A; H. II. Rohde, .Co. D; Elmer F. Narver, Co. D; Wm. ll. Parks, Co. E; M. C. Hutchison, Co. E; R. J. Innis, Co. II; Chas. J. Kinney, Co. H; A. E. Wharff, Co. II; C. E. Sheets, Co. K; C. M. Gardner, Co. K; Sergt. Edwin Rose, Co. M; Corp. Wm. M. Je'ffers, Co. M; Chas. W. Lee, Co. M; Jos. I. Markey, Co. M. "IN HIS STEPS.' Sheldon's Great Story to Appear In a Des Molueg Paper. DKR 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 Twin's Cabin" in interest and importance. It shows what would result if Christians would act precisely us Jesus would do under all circumstances. As,the Daily News is only 81 a year, 75 cents for six months, 50 cents for three months, this great story is now within the reach of all. THREE ARE DEAD. Toting Men CrnN|ied to Deutli by the Cars at Dakotult City. HDMBOI/DT, August 5.—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 Untested Milk. FORT DODGE, Augusts.—The council has passed an ordinance forbidding " milk 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 be licensed, 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 ivpr Jfl percent, have been condemned. Another shooting affray took place »t Rome, a few days nt r o, the sixth since spring. Roy Brunch, a necro, $lr.ed several shots into another negro, Al Jones, because he would not nny him a debt. Jones was probably fatally wounded. He was taken to Burr Hngton for treatment. .Branch was captured and taken to Mt. PJ«uguut ind lodged in jail. WfciJe hftngjug out. clothes in the* * Wise A»n» JJitcJjh^rt, living- 1)W wether two miles south of was struck, fcy-lightning 1 Th» Comtnntid«r of the Till lien Company Sn«p«n<1ett. DftS MotftBS, Aug-nst 4.—'-Captain A. F. Burton, of Company B, Fifty-first Iowa, from Villlsca, haft been suspended from duty in the. Philippines, and, according to the latest reports, is now at Manila and may receive a dishonorable discharge foi> cowardice. This news comes from Wyrnore,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 Bttrton, he has, however, received letters from officers of theregimentconfirming the account as given in the foregoing dispatch. They state that Captain Burton conducted himself in a disgraceful manner diiring engagements. Atoms time, while his battalion xras on the firing line, the commanding officer saw that Company B was in confusion and not carrying 1 out its orders. He rode over to Dint section of-the line, and found Burton in the rear, hiding himself in aditch. The officer demanded toknow what he meant, by deserting his men, ! imd discovered that lie had done I it out of sheer cowardice. lie was threatened if he did not return to his ctiminnnd. but without avail. The company had (rone ahead on the firing line under command of the lieutenants, and was carrying out its orders sis best it could, wit.h imperfect knowledge of what the orders wore. PETITION THE GOVERNOR. tMif»LbY INSTITUTION LABOR. Stum I{o<.(ilvns 11 Petition From Onknloogn to Upturn TroopK to Oca MolneH. DKH MOINIOS, August fi.—A petition has been received by Governor Shaw signed by 200 of the leading citizens of Oskaloosa asking that the state provide for bringing the members of the Fifty-first Iowa back to Des Mnines 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 Laccy. 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, G. A. R. In an interview Governor Shaw said if any plan can be devised whereby the boys can be brought to Des Moines ib shall be done. TO JOIN HANDS. Railroad Men to Perfect nn Organization for nintmil liencfitn. Drcs MOINKS, August 7.—The railroad men of the state are soon to be asked to join hands in a movement looking toward the general betterment of the condition of the railway employes connected witli the different roads in the west. The movement was started in Perry, which is n division point on the 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. 1JKEV1TII5S. Tim Hickey, alderman from the Second ward of Keokuk, recently shot Michael .7, Real, his former partner, in the latter'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 Rickey went to police headquarters and gave himself up. The citizens of Swan were recently aroused by a fire bein^f 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, mid with a strong wind blowing, the (ire rushed down the street from the coi> ner near the town pump. Building after building was consumed, consisting of the entire stock of goods in each plaue. The grocery store, the furniture shop, the meat shop, shoo shop and several other places were soon in ashes and the loss is estimated anywhere from $10,000 to$15,000, with little insurance. Town Marshal Adam Teeple, of Lake View, was shot recently through the head and probably fatally injured by Jack Nelson, member of a gang of horse traders. The men had become engaged in a quarrel among themselves, when Nelson fired three shots hitting one of the men in the leg. The marshal then came and up attempted to arrest the disturbers, who resisted, one of the roughs pulling a gun and shooting the marshal as above described. William Trainer, who eame...to the assistance of the marshal, was also shot, although not fatally. The gang sot away before their arrest con Id be effected, but a'strong posse at once started in pursuit, and Nelson and a pal were taken into custody near Burly, and placed in jail at Sac City. Several appointments have recently been made by Gov. Shaw in the Fifty-first regiment. In Co. F, Oslui- loosa, the vacancy caused by the appointment of Lieutenant T. II, Point to a captaincy in the Thirty-sixth volunteer regiment, was filled by the pro-: motion of Edward \V. Heivrne from second to first-lieutenant. Guy E. Kis- will succeed Ifearne as second lieutenant. The vacancy in Co. L, of Council Rluff$,< caused by the suicide of First Lieut. John Jj, Moore, a few weeks agp, was filled by the promotion of Muttjevr A. TinsJey. Fred M. Arman was appointed second Tinsley, Judge Klnne, of th* IJoAfd tit Control, Wftkes A Report. DBS Moi8B«, August 1—The question of employing the labor ol the Inmates of the state institutions is one to which the state board of control has directed considerable attention. Recently Judge Kinne, of the board, and Snpt. M. F. Gass, 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 surrounding the Iowa Institutions. Their report tias 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 0?ER THE WORLD MANY AMERICANS KILLED. In- Victim* of th* rprfulns: in tha Tnqnl dlan Country. Er, PASO, Texas, August 4.—Reports from the Yaqni Indian country indicate that many American miners have been murdered during the last few days and that the uprising is general, with at least a thousand well armed warriors concentrating in the mountains overlooking the Yaqni River valley. During the skirmishes that have already occurred 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 with dense 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. CAUSE OF SURRENDER. MnrsltnlUown, Dakota & Noi-tliweBtorn Is to Un Kxteiiileil. DES MOINKH, August 7.—It is announced definitely that the Marshalltown, Dakota & Northwestern railroad, which is now .building from Fraser Junction to Qowrie, will extend its line early in the spring from Qowrie 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^ owned by himself, S. T. Meservey, of Fort Dodge, and Onantnnnmn Waft Without ProvlRlonl or Mearm of Defense. MADBID, August 4.—At a sitting of the court martial, before which Generals Toral and Parcja 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- 5n-chief showing that Guantanamo was capitulated only on orders from a superior officer, and that the town was withoiiteither provisionsor means of defense. The other officers iid- vanced a similar defense. The judgment of the court martial was deferred. Increased Army for Philippines. WASHINGTON, August 5.—It appears probable from developments during the 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 others j inquiries among the bureau chiefs rc- who are interested in the development j irarding supplies and equipment, and 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. Says It Will Take 1OO.OOO Troops to Win In the Philippines. Sioux CITY, August 7.—Horace Gil bert, a Sioux City young man who has been three years in the regular army as first sergeant of his company in the Third infantry, has-just arrived home from Manila. .He says among the reg- ulnrs and volunteers there is considerable feeling against General Otis on the ground that he is not letting the authorities at home understand the magnitude of the work which confronts the array 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 a.nd nerve and skill cannot make up for numbers under such circumstances as those in which this fighting has to be done. Cheap Iowa Coal to lie Used. CHICAGO, August 5.—For the first time siui-e the development of the coal mining industry in the states of the middle west, coke is about to 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 Z. Letter is about to launch this .new industry. He is president of the Universal Fuel Company, just incorporated in New Jersey with $1,000,000 cap!ttil, which will attempt to control the coke industry. Iowa Veterans to Meet at Chicago. DES MOINKS, August 0.—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 baud of forty pieces, will go on special trains. lleath In Fifty-first Iowa. BOONE, August 7.—A cablegram has been received by C. W. Mason, of ,lef- the trend of his questioning has been in the direction or an increo.se in the available force for the eastern archipelago. Root May 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 has visited 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 lie will thoroughly canvass the Philippine situation, and they intimate that he will recommend a change in the commanding officer at Manila. Major Taylor's World's Record. CHICAGO, August 5.—Major Taylor, the colored professional cyclist, rode a mile; paced by a stea.m motor, at the Garfield half-mile track in the phenomenal time of 1:33 2-5, thereby beating the world's record by 5 3-5 seconds. Taylor's performance was not aided by wind shields or any other device, being simply a straight-away paced race. American Vessel Burned. MANILA, August 7.—The insurgents captured the United States steamer Saturnusand burned 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 Blood Spilled. SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Autrust 7.— News has reached here that Walter Hemming, an American from this city, was killed in a raid hy the Yaqni Indians in the mountains east of Guay- 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 ;i. belief that the Transvaal difficulty would be overcome in a few months and without a shot beinsj- fired, owing to the mutual moderation displayed. HR predicted that capital would then flow freely. FniiBton Will Fight It Out. LEAVENWOBTII, Kansas, August f>.— ferson, from Frank Broekwav, at A letter from General Funston has Manila, announcing the death in the Philippines of Clarence Mason, another member of the band of Company M, Fifty-first Iowa. Cause of death, appendicitis. Crossing Accident Victims Identified. HuMDOTiDT, 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 Starts for America. GLASGOW, August 5.—The yacht Shamrock, the -English cup challenger, has sailed for New York. SOUTH AMERICAN ALLIANCE. Presidents of the Various Republic* (jetting Together. MONTEVIDEO, August 4.—President Roca, of the Argentine Republic, on board the cruiser San Martin, arrived here yesterday to visit President Cue- tas, of Uruguay, on his way to Brazil. Ijast evening President Roca was present at a banquet given in his honor. It is believed to be his purpose to pro- po.su tin alliance of Argentine Republic, Uruguay, Brazil and Chile, to prevent encroachment by the United States. been received by D. R. Anthony, Jr., of the Leavenworth Times. The general announces that he will stay in the army until the war in the Philippines is at an end and that he will not muster out with his regiment. Meroier or Dreyfus Guilty. PARIS, August 5.—The Intransigeant (anti-Dreyfus) publishes a statement which General Mereier is alleged to have made to n 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.' 1 Troulile is Feared In Haytl. POUTO AU PIUNOK, lla.yti, Augusts.— The political situation is causing anxiety. Numerous arrests nru marie, among them Doubillon, former minister of the interior, and Duviver, a, newspaper man. Duviver made strong resistence and succeeded in entering the United Stales legation, dragging with him the officers who arrested I htn>. The ->fliccrs, however, managed to get him away. The United States minister, Powell, entei'ed a protest ar.d demanded the release of the C«rton« Charge* Made Afcwlnst G«nerftl« llrootce find I^Tidiotv. WASHINGTON, August 5.—American army officers nt Havana are living in luxury at the expense of the Cuban people, some of them tfrawing 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 &7,500 in addition to his pay of $7,500 and allo-vance as major general, which makes his total annual income aggregate815,000. Brigadier General Ludlow, the military governor of the city of Havana, is allowed $5,000 for the same purpose, besides his pay of 85,500 and allowances. thus making his total yearly income 811,000. Colonel Bliss, the collector of the port of Havana, is allowed 83.000 of the Cuban funds in addition to his salary of $3,500 and allowances, giving him a total inj come of about 157,000, and Major Davis, the sanitary officer at Havana, is allowed &9,500 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 avtthori/.ed by law, it 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 is also said he has expended $14,000 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 office witli 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. In fact, it is expressly forbidden. THE CZAR MAY ABDICATE. RESULTS OF CONFERENCE. 3 .1 Sensational Story Set Afloat by M. D« Blowltz. LONDON, August 5. —M. de Blowitz, the Paris correspondent of the. Times, gives an extraordinary explanation of M. Delcasse's present mission. lie asserts that it was decided upon quite suddenly for a "reason which admitted of no de!ay,"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 anheirexciteshis 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 and 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 largest Corn Crop In the History of the State. TOI'KKA, Kan., August 7.—Secretary Cobnrn, of the state board of agriculture, has issued a bulletin, based upon reliable reports from correspondents throughout the, state, in which liestat.es t!ie president condition of the Kansas corn crop to be 99.63, which is prospects for the greatest yield ever known in tlie history of the state.' The acreage of corn is 8,334,. r >G'i, and the estimated yield per acre is 44 bushels, which would give an astonishing total of 362,000,000 bushels, or three times the yield of last year, and almost 100,000,000 bushels greater than the bannei year, 1889. Full Reparation \» Demanded. PCVHT AU PKINCK, August 5.—The affair of the recent violation of the United States legation here by armed police who were seeking to arrest M. du Vivier, the newspaperman, has not been definitely settled. It is understood that the United States minister, William F. Powell, will demand full reparation for the outrage. Mr. Powell declines to go into particulars, but says the situation is serious. U. S. PATENT OFFICE BUSINESS DKS MOINKH, August 1.—A patent has heen granted to Alice M. Stover, of Gnthrie Center, for arotulabletable top upon which dishes of food can he placed and passed successively to persons seated around the table by simply rotating, the top to carry the dishes. We secured the jrrant of a patent to J. W. Brnbaker, of Tracy, for a wagon end gate in which standards are cle- tachubly fixed to the inside faces and rear ends of the sideboards of the box and the. end gate detacliably and adjustably connected wit.h the standards in such a manner that it can be locked in a closed position and also supported) in an inclined position to servo a.s a shoveling board. Upon appeal to the board of exaniiners-in-ehiof a patent has been allowed to W. P. liartholoiv, of Lauroi.s, for an adjustable milk pail holder. Of the five In test appeals we have won four. Consultation and advice free. Address. TH OH. (I. OitwiG & Co., tap I id tors of Patents. ri/l«nas nought by America. AYBES, August 2.—According to advices from Magellan Strait, the American, minister at Santiago,' Chile, has definitely purchased various islands of the Wellington archipelago, with the object of establishing coaling stations. Kubela 4re Kopulsed. WASHINGTON, August i,_Otis cables; "Insurgents in considerable force ap, peared in the vicinity of Calamba Sun. ^« y V TJ Jfy, were punished and, driven I off by ftall. Our casuaUiea. o «e. killed, s,even wounded." Ctar'i Pernonftl Orffnn Retlewg th« Sltnntlon. ST. PETKRSBUBO, August 4.—Tha official Messenger publishes a govern* ment communication reviewing length* ily the result of The Hague peace conference. After referring to tha sympathetic reception of the powers accorded the czar's "magnanimous appeal for peace," it proceeds: '•The results of the conference fully come up to the expectations of the" government. It has. been fduud necessary for the conference to post* pone a definite settlement of the complicated question of the suspension of armaments until ehicidated by the different governments. Nevertheless^ the lightening of the military burdens has already been admitted by an unanimous resolution to be urgently desirable for n.ll nations. On the other hand the labors of the 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 ba.sis 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. Threo Towns nro Completely Annihilated. JlivKit J UNCTION, 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 200 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 Carrabclie, Talla- hns.se & Georgia railroad is washed away for a distance of thirty miles A ps,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 mas^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. In Some of the Men on the Relief Are Ilnd Slmpn. SAN FitANcisco, August 4.—Among the men brought back on the Relief were several seriously wounded. B. F. Larver, Co. D, Fifty-first Iowa, is paralyzed from the waist down. He was shot at Ca.lumpit in the left shoulder, the bullet passing through ihe left lung, striking the spine. B. L Fehr, Co. M, Thirteenth Minnesota, was wounded February 23, in an attack on Manila. He was shot in the right eg, in the left arm and three bullets sntered the chest. Lieut. Oliver C. Lapp, Co. C, First South Dakota, was perforated by Filipino bullets on the Baybay river, during the advance on "Jalumpit. He received two bullets in the left leg, a ball passed through the •ight thigh near the jrroinand another bullet grazed the rig-lit ankle. Kentucky I,iiw is Inadequate. FKANKFOIIT, Ky., August 4.—Qovi ernor Bradley has issued a message to ;he press, public and legislature, on .he Clay county situation. lie says in part: It is said I might order everybody disarmed in Clay county. The constitution guarantees to the citizen the right to bear arms openly, and such pei-son.s could not. lawfully be disarmed unless engaged in some act manifestly a disposition to break the peace. I know nothing practically concerning the position -occupied by the peace officers of Clay county towards the Whites cr Makers; but I do know that in no instance has one ot them called on me for aid, and uati urally concluded that they are entirely willing that matters should continue as they are and have been fop some time. The whole fault in Clay county is a vitiated public sentiment and a failure of the civil authorities .todo their duty. The laws are insufficient to allow the governor to apply a remedy. Such feuds have been in progress, more or less, for yeurs, and no governor of the state has ever been able to quell them. Fastest Ilmf Mile Truck Record YOUNB.STOWN, O.. August 5,—Arlina- Don, in the second heat of the free-for- all pace, made a mile in 3:07J^, being the fastest mile ever paced on a half mile traek. In Bombay. BOMBAY, August i.—At Poonah there have been fifty-nine cases of pla«ue andI titty-six deaths in fifty-eight hours. At Cnnonnicnt, in the citv, there are thirty-one eases of the pi air no and 301 deaths. Several fresh cases have occurred among the Europeans. Meteorological conditions indicate the close of the luonsoon a, K l prospects are ominous. _ - * v FtisteHt Heat of the Season. COJ.UWIH;*', Ohio, August 3.—Search* light yesterday paced the three fastest heuts of the .season, 3:03 1-4 S4-Q4 - and 2:04, and " ' - - - ' * his record.

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