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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 4, 1899
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AfrQOKA, TQWA, WEDNESDAY OfHOBEM ^ 1899* THE NEWS IN IOWA IOWA MJ2JWMNJE. Clbrton Wotnftn irintlnirnlohort Jl«r»elf tin Khdlftft Storm. dr/Hf-row, -Sept. 30.—Miss Stahl, men- tkmed ift the AssociatedlPfess dispatches AS the heroine Of the great disaster in India, is an Iowa woman. She formerly livWJ in Rhiggold county, is u graduate of Simpson college at Indianola and went to India as a teacher some twelve years ago. CAicbTTA, Sept. 30.—Ida Villa, a branch of the Calcutta girls' school., (supported by American Methodists, wan among the earthquake sufferers. The story is related by Miss Stahl, who saved many of the children. A landslide compelled the occupants to leave the building, and Miss Stahl, guiding the children, commenced the perilous climb, finally gaining the mail road. All the time the rain was pouring down in torrents, the earth shaking and the children were terrified. The blackness of the night, falling boulders, crasJuB&.ofitrses-nnd. fears of the earthquake finally compelled the party to fly into the night. Will Burlee, sole survivor of those who were caught iu the landslide at Ida Villa, says when they saw that escape was impossible, a sister made all kneel % in prayer, and, while kneeling, the house was swept away. It is estimated the loss to the tea garden proprietors alone is 85,000,000. SEN! OM SKD CARNIVAL.. To Be Held at DCS MolncN From October 2 to 7. DBS MOIKES, Sept. 30.—The following are the features of the Soni' 6m Sed Carnival: Royal Roman hippodrome and circus; sparkling Midway—streets of Cairo, sinking of the Merrimac, Philippine village, Hawaiian village, old plantation, baby incubator; athletic tournament—foot ball and base ball by Iowa college teams and- polo \>y city teams; hourly street performances, auditorium—vaudeville and inter-state cake walk, coon hollow; feast of pous cziam, German day Jcelebration and .parade, D. O. K. K. day and parade, good roads • convention, W. C. T. U. convention, employing printers' convention, city federation women's clubs, Iowa Editorial association, high, class vaudeville, Indian village and ceremonial feast and dance, Chinese magicians and comedians, Edison moving pictures, republican day, democratic day, Dewey day, great bench show, -. Cherry Sisiers, female whistler, balloon ascension, oriental dancers, parades every day. One fare on all railroads. HAWJ3 to Bring Soldlor* From Sftn .Francisco. I)BB Mom;s, Oct. 2. — The :a»ange- jnents.ane practically /oompleted for .the departtme ,of .the Iowa party which will *feeei vc Jthe Fifty-first loWA.atSa« Kran- •eisco. The .ooBitraot was .dosed for bringing the regiment fram .San Fran- «is«j> by.Tvay <ot the Southern Pacific, the Defaver &. Rio -Grande and the Rock Island noads. Th« .contract is made directly by tl»e adjutant general with the Koek Island company. Many letters df inquiry liav* been received as to rates and terms for the trip to San Francisco and i-«tur». Oeneral Byers says the roads will make a round trip rate for the occasion of $r>0. The party will leave DCS Moines October ii, and reach San Pranciseo on the evening of October 14. The regiment is expected there the. 10th. but may be two or three days ahead of time. The terms for transporting the troops back from the coast are 837.50 per man. Itisexpected about 800 will be brought 1'KESIIIENT TO VISIT IOWA. Will Croax the state Twice on Different Uullivn.vs. For.T UonoK, Oct. IS. — The movement to induce President McKinley to travel over the Illinois Central through Iowa, which is being engineered by Hon. D. B. Henderson and Hon. J. P. Dolliver, seems to have met with success. The plan has been to induce the president to take this route through Iowa on his way to Milwaukee. Every influence available has been brought to bear upon the president, with the restilt that Hon. J. P. Dollivor has received a telegram from. Secretary Wilson, informing him that he thought the president would visit Fort Dodge, Waterloo and other towns on the Central. The president will remain over in Sioux City during Sunday, as he is averse to traveling on the Sabbath. NEWS IN GENERAL CASUALTY IfKOBt VOOTIIAIX. M. F. M'LEAN MADE PRESIDENT. i nt Uio State University of Iowa. IOWA CITY, Sept. 30.—Thousands of people gathered on the university campus at noon yesterday to witness the ceremonies connected with the introduction into office of Dr. George E. MacLean, late dean of the Nebraska university. He was formally inaugurated president of the Iowa State imiversity amid the plaudits and the cheers and the yells of the students and vast multitude present. Never before in the state has there been witnessed so large and so imposing a.u audience. Among those present were: The state board of regents, Governor Leslie M. Shaw, Attorney General Remley, President W F. King, of Mt. Vernou; President Cyrus Northrup, of Minnesota, and President W. F. Harper, of the University of Chicago. MAINTAIN THEIR POSITION. , of Muficatlne, Succumbs to InjurlcH. MUSCATINK, Oct. 1.— M. F. McGaughey, son of Sheriff R. O. McGaughey, of Muscatine, died after four days of intense suffering. While playing football he came in collision with another player, receiving a broken leg and ruptured lung. The latter injury caused internal hemorrhages, result-lug- in his death. Young McGaughey was 19 years old, a perfect specimen of physical manhood and un all-around athlete. He was widely known and a general favorite in the high school, from which he would have graduated this year. Bolandcr Will Case D««i<lecl. Sioux CITY, Oct. 1. — The jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff in the Bolander.will case after being out live hours, Mangus Bolander, about to be admitted to the priesthood, died of appendicitis in Waverly. Father P. J. McGrath, of Sioux City, his superior, was at the death bed and made a will, which Bolander signed, McGrath assisting him by guiding Bolander's hand. The amount involved was 875,000, of which a considerable portion was left to the church. The heirs of the estate brought suit, claiming Bolander was unconscious when the will was signed, and won, as heretofore stated. Homer Holland Held Again to lie a Professional Athlete. DBS MOINES, Sept. 30.—The disqualification of Homer Holland as an ama-- tour athlete will stand. The games committee of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Association met, considered the matter in full, and on a vote sustained its former action, which threw out Holland on the ground of profos- siouialism. This is unquestionably tho end of the matter so far as the games committee is concerned. It leaves the championship with the state university, Grinnell second and Drake third. Dobson and Merriam Will Go, MOINES, Sept. 30. — Secretary of State Dobson has concluded to go to San Francisco with the Iowa party to meet and welcome the members of the Fifty-first Iowa regiment on its landing there about October 15. He. will make the address of welcome on behalf of the people of the state. Auditor of State Merriam will also go in the official party, and Adjutant General Byers will have charge of the Iowa delegation. towans W»nt to Stop tit Yokohama. DBS MOINES, Sept, 30.- — Governor Shaw is in receipt of the following message from Col. Loper, at Nagasaki: The Fifty-first Iowa reque&ts that permission bo granted for a brief blop at Yokohama, The request was pi-omptly forwarded to the war department at Washington. Poisoning the dry, Oct, 1.— There has been a regular epidemic of dog poisoning in Mason City, Fifteen of tho m9s^ yal- uabje doge in tlje ojty are de^d? and the •work extended into the country. Pr, sStoekman's Jassistttegrafttpst. wssiau boar at f 100, is &wpng O'Brien County CIISCH. MOINES, Oct. 1.—Register Howard, of the state laud office, has received a report frorn the department, at Washington, On tho O'Brien county land cases that have been in contest f or several years. The United States commissioner has passed upon 130 cases altogether, and has finally closed fifty- eight others, and there remains but three of these celebrated cases for the commissioner to make linal report upon. lowu at Purls Exposition. DBS MOINEB, Oct. 2.—G. 11. Vaii Houten, chairman of the committee appointed by the state horticultural society to act with the. United States authorities in procuring fruit for the exposition at Paris next year, has sent out a circular to the fruit growers ol Iowa concerning information regarding the packing and shipping to tho exposition, which will be begun in earnest in a sh«rt time. Rural Mull Delivery IOWA Cm-, Oct. 1.—A rural daily mail service from this city will commence operations on October 10. About 125 families will bo benefited by the service, the round trip being about 30 miles. A Strike at MuKi-atlnu. 1 MUSCATINE, Oct. 1.—Sixty cutters of the Excelsior pearl button factory struck against a reduction of one-half a cent in cutting a gross of button blanks. A general strike may resxilt. Iowa Hoy Dies. OsKAi,OQHA, Oct. 1,—Hon. llobert Kissick received a cablegram from .Nagasaki, Japan, stating that his son, Kdwln B. Kissick, of the Fifty-first Iowa, died on the transport during the trip frpm Manila. Judge Maoy, in the district court of Pottawiittamle county, has decided tb,»t the property of an implement dealer hero Is not "goods in transit," and hence fp subject to local taxation. Suit was brought by the Rock Island Plow Company tprestrajn the county treasurer from levying t:ixe,s oi» its stock. The company set up that the had already been assessed j n and that the goods here were '(fOQAls }n transit." TJ>e fourfc as j,hfj company retailed its „.., 9,tt*P vwe 1'fiJ- tf gaod8 jn ti'ftngit," bjj. subject t« levy «pd Jajfa^ tlon, f i'h,o principle )>a« been at 8 i a ^ 0 l»,»>ri*M? OJWJE-ST A An l«ipr<>»<rtta -Bccno Take* ria-ce the Olj-mpl». NEW YiORK, Sept. 30.— Oomiaodors Oeorge W. Baird, who sailed with Farragut and Dewey in the west gulf squadron in 1861, visited the Olympia yesterday. He Unrolled a package and, displaying a faded blue admirers ensign, said to Admiwil Dewey: "Admiral, I. wish .to present to you the first admiral^ flag ever 'broken out' in the navy of this country. That grand old admiral xvhose name and memory all revere first hoisted this ensign upon the good ship Hartford, before New Orleans, and afterwards upon the Franklin, and since it came down from that masthead it has never been whipped by wind or worn by the elements. You, the worthy successor of that great admiral whose tact you so successfully followed a short time ago, I deem the proper person for Farragut's mantle to fall upon." D<nyey was deeply affected and tears were in his eyes as he gazed at the souvenir. It was several moments before he could find his voice. He finally said: "I'll fly it. Ml fly it n-t the masthead. I'll fly it in parades. I'll fly it always, and— and— and when I strike my admiral's flag this will be the ilntf I will strike." This was about the most impressive scene that has occurred on the Olympia since her arrival, and for some time no one spoke. The WashingtoniaiiH remained ou board chatting with the idmiral for an hour. WAR StlKE TO I.utest Pretoria A <H/<•<•« Are to Tim-. Kffect. LOJTDOX, Sept. 30.—The Times' Pretoria special says: It is generally expected that a state of war will be pro- claifned at anj' moment. ICruger granted me nn interview yesterday. He declared he hiul done all that was possible for the sake of peace. He accepted Chamberlain's own offer of a common inquiry, the thread of negotiations. It was impossible to accede to the dispatch of the 12th. Such a course would have given the land and people into the hands of strangers. As it was, his seven years' proposal would, according to the field cornet books, enfranchise 80,000 persons, which was more than the whole number of old burghers, yet not one has come forward to take it. The outlanders never really wanted the franchise. From the first they refused to go on and the commanders registered themselves as aliens. In conclusion, I asked if there was still a possibility of peace. "No," |hc replied, adding, after a pause, "unless the other side will do something to make peace possible." SLAIN IN BATTl.K. Cadet Wood and Five Companions Killed by ElliplnoK. MANILA, Sept. 30.—It is reported by a person who has just arrived from Turdac that Naval Cadet Wolborn C. Wood, who was in command "of the United States gunboat Urdaiicta, recently captured and destroyed by the insurgents in the Orani river, on the northwest side of Manila bay, where she was patrolling, and five of the nine enlisted men forming the crew, were killed during the fighting previous to the destruction of the vessel. The four other men and the captured cannon—a one-pounder, a rapid-tire gun, a Colt machine gun and a Nordenfeldt 25-mil- iinietro gun—were conveyed to Mnlac. HUIIONIC PLAfiUE, Tho Scoiirgo Hun Mode Its Appeurum'e at ItaKiilii. Oi'OUTO, Sept. 30.—Confirmation, lias been obtained of the report that the bubonic plague has made its appearance iit Baguia, a village outside the sanitary cordon. The disease was; introduced there by two patients in the hospital. Last evening a ca-rriuge in which foreign doctors were on their way to attend a post mortem examination hero was stoned by a number of persons. The police drove off the assailants and the .doctors escaped unhurt. WANTS PEACE. Aguln:il<lo WiuitH to Open Negotiations With Otis. MANILA, Oct. :J.—The Filipino peace commission, which arrived at the American linos Saturday morning, brought a request from Aguinaldo that he bo permitted to send a representative of his government to negotiate for peace. Gen. Otis refused the request. There will be another conference. cus- StruuHH'K Protest Was Good, CONSTANTiNOPiiM, Oct. 1.—Tho loins officials having refused to pass about ;20,000 sacks of American flour arriving directly from the United States, on the ground that the flour was unwholesome, the United States minister here, Oscar S. Strauss, energetically protested at tho palace and obtained an irado ordering 1 the admission of the flour. Forces to Oppose Kuj;l«ml. CAPETOWN, Sopt, 30. —4 1, is reported from Pretoria tl)«(; Commandant General Jonbert reckons pi< ±8,000 Transvaal troops, 1(5,000 frorn the Orange Free Stjfte, 8,000 frpm Cape Cplpjiy, 8,OUQ from Nntfl-1 and 0,000 flolluuders, Germans a»d oihor volunteer^. |>r»?fii<« gept. £&.-~TU« Standard's at I'arib says; TJ^ e^-- etlpgr Ui§ fiUlld''<J"' pro- xhici'd » Serious reaction In (the condl? lion, ft{ Prey(u», an 4 it i$ fearal that to SKA J?«;Lt ot 1 HORROR. FIftAco of the B«otftman'« Fitftseftget* MoSTREAt,, Quebec, Sept. 30. — Two hundred and fifty scantily clad, bag-i gage bereft men, women and children whO'Wei-e on board- of an iHtetcOlonial special which steamed into Bona venture depot last night, comprised. the greater number of those Who sailed from Liverpool on September 14 on board the steamship Scotsman, bound for Montreal, which was wrecked on the shores of the Straits of Belle Isle at half past two on the morning of the. 21st. It was not a tale of shipwreck that, they had to tell, but one of death, suffering and pillage. For fifteen at least of the, Scotsman's passengers perished; all suffered cruelly from cold and privation, and almost the worst horror of all, the men who were supposed to succor and assist those committed to their care in the hour of need, turned on the helpless passengers and with loaded guns and revolvers compelled them to part %vith the few valuables saved. Captain Skrimsbire and his officers were exceptions. For the lionor of the British merchant marine the crime may not be ascribed to the neii engaged iu it. but to a gang of wharf rats and hangers on, picked up on the docks at Liverpool to replace .he usual crew of the Scotsman, which joined the seamen's strike on the other ide. IIIOWEV'S LONGEST SPEECH. Made In Now York Wh«m Presented With a aiedH), NKW YOJIK, Sept. 30. — Admiral Dewey nade the longest speech of hislife when ic responded to Mayor Van Wyck's welcome to this city last evening. The idmiral was very nervous. He said: "Of course, it would be needless for nc to attempt to make a speech, but my heart appreciates all you havi>«aid. low it is that you have ovcrestinuitea ny work so much I cannot understand. It is beyond anything I can conceive of ,vhy there should be such an uprising >f the country. I simply did what any laval captain in tho service would have lone, I believe." "Admiral," said the mayor, "no -ongue can ever utter or pen 'write an overestimate of what you did for your country. ' "The city of New York has had made .o commemorate this reception to you, :-he hero of the Spanish- American war, a badge, a facsimile of which they de- >irc 1 should present to you in coineiu- .•ration of the event.'' The mayor, as he said this, handed o^the admiral a diamond and gold re- )lica of the medal struck by the com- nittee. 'That is too beautiful, but as you mve presented it to me I will be very >roud to wear it." CAPPED THE UISWEY CWMAX. Another Grand DemoiiHtrutiun in Honor of tho Hero at Manila. NEW YORK, Oct. 1.—The land parade yesterday capped • the climax. The" city, state and nation united in one vast demonstration, worthy of the hero of Manila. The earth trembled bo- % neath the tread of 50,000 men and tho air was torn with the shouts of millions. Thousands of proud men 1 of our land and sea forces, militia of foreign states arid the veterans of the civil and Spanish-American wars swelled the procession and gave it the dignity in size that-it boasted in sentiment. Walls of people, miles long, stretched down the lino of march on either side, a flense, . impregnable mass. Along Broadway and on Fifth avenue from Fifty-ninth street to the Washington arch at Fortieth street, where the parade disbanded, was solidly packed with, spectators, who overflowed into the buildings, windows and onto the roof lines, sat in embrasures and crowded scaffolding. ATTACK THE MONARCHY. Spanish Government Noiv Assailed by un Internal Foe. MAIIIIID, Oct. I. — A meeting of republicans was held here which was attended by 0,000 persons. Several violent speeches were made in the course of which the monarchy was attacked. At' the Burgos Catholic congress a committee was appointed to establish a republican union. A resolution was passed demanding that steps bo taken to secure the liberation of the Spanish prisoners, held by. the insurgents • in the Philippines. " Postmaster lloylan Bound Over. FOIST DODOK, Sept. 30.— Aaron F, Boylan, the defaulting postmaster at Hubbard, was brought to Fort Dodge from Hubbard by Deputy United States Marshal Vant'terver and was given a hearing before United States Commissioner Johnson and pleaded guilty to the charges made against him. Boylan, it scorns, has been running a jewelry business in connection with his post-mastership and appropriated the funds, of the office for use in his business. Upon entering a plea of guilty he was bound over to the United States court, which meets at Cedar Rapids in April. Hiss bonds were fixed at $1,000, which were furnished by parties in Hubbard, I.ootlnj; Hug Hiigaii In Trmmvaiil. LONDON, Sept. 38.— The Cape Town correspondent of the Unity Nevyss^ys: "The Boers have begun looting- on the western border of the Transvaal. A ho«se at Hchtenburg, belonging to a. British subject, was looted in his absence, everything portable being oa»- HUH J'iflj-tlircu WVHH Lost. ST. JOHNS, N. F., Sept. 36. — The loss of another bohooijer is reported « s the result of the recent gule, Sho foundered with six men, bringing the total Jpes of Jif<J up to ufty4lir«e. • MWEY'S LOVING CUP, Presented to Hliti By Mayor Van Wyck at the City Hali. NEW YORE, Oct. 1.—The first ceremony of yesterday was the presentation at the city hall of the losing oup to the admiral by Mayor Van "W'yck in behalf of the city. At 7 o'clock the police patrol boat Patrol, with the special reception committee on board, including Lcvi P. Morton, Chauncey M. Depew and Richard Croker, started for the Olympia. The admiral boarded the Patrol,-which steamed to the battery, where the city's guests were met by the reception committee and escorted by Squadron A and a detail of mounted police, proceeded up Broadway to the city hall. All along the street were cheering crowds ,'tnd city hall park was filled"to the limit with people, who shouted a 'noisy, enthusiastic Welcome as Dewey came in sight, Governor Roosevelt, Admirals Sehley and Philip, Captain Coghlan and the mayor arrived early tmd greeted Admiral Dewey most cordially when he reached the mayor's otHce. After the greetings the mayor began his speech presenting the city's loving cup. The mayor said in part: "True dignity and manhood can never be overestimated in the study of the influences which build up or preserve the state. Hero worship, if it be merely a manifestation of full recognition and appreciation of such manhood in the individual leaders in the performance of duty to the state either in war or in peace, is most commendable. To such a hero death itself bows, for he lives in the memory of all titnci In this spirit I shall not'hesitate in this presence to freely express our estimate of your character and achievements. The nation would gladly have its dominion extended over the face of the globe in order that admiring millions of additional fellow citizens might be here to-day to pay homage to you and welcome you back. "Your countrymen avc interested in you and know every detail of v»ur life —your joys »nd your sorrows arc theirs. They have craced your ancestry, your character and your deeds, from the cradle rocked by a loving mother to the Olympia rocked by the rolling waves of the mighty deep." The mayor then rapidly sketched the events of Dewey's life; his early interest iu sea fighting, his service under Farragut in the gulf squadron during the civil war, the fight with the confederate ram Manassas; drew a comparison between Dewey and Farragut. both of whom, through long years of peace, devoted themselves to the study of their profession, so that when the time came when the country needed their services they were able to give splendid service, lie then eulogized his mighty victory in Manila bay, concluding: "From your entry to your departure from Manila bay you were a history maker; and if the old style prevailed of naming the period after him who bore the most illustrious name of any living man, this period would be known as the Dewey age. Solitary in the grandeur of your achievements, you are lifted above all those-who have gone before you." The mayor then in a few words presented the loving cup. Dewey in reply said: "It would be quite impossible for, me tojpupress in words how deeply I am infved by this—all these honors, one after another—that beautiful cup, the freedom of the city, this great and magnificent reception. I cannot say what I want to, but speaking for myself and the gallant, squadron I had the honor to command at Manila, I thank you from the bottom of my heart." "Come here, all of you captains," he continued, addressing the naval captains present. "Captain Lainbertou, of the Olyrnpia," he cried; "Captain Wildes, of the Boston; Captain Raleigh; Captain Dyer, of the Baltimore; Captain Wood, of the Petrel; Captain Walker, of the Concord; these are the men who should be thanked. Without them I coyild have done nothing." The. loving cup presented to the admiral is Roman in form, of eighteen karat gold, thirteen inches high, holds a quart, and a half and cost $5,000. ritlSONEKS Mir n the Tribal Di.icord Among Philippine Insurgents—Rebels Revolt. MANILA, Oct.. 1.—The insurgent commission arrived from Angeles last evening and delivered up the fourteen American prisoners, all enlisted men. It is reported from lloilo that the Tagals arrested General Virayan, charging him with being a traitor. Tribal discord is growing. Many rebel soldiers have revolted and many European prisoners are (.'.swiping. The prisoners unanimously praised their treatment. One man said: "We have been given the best the country afforded, fine houses for quarters, servants, good food, plenty of wine and a monthly allowance. Aguinaldo visited us and shook hands.' Three of the boys refused to shake hands with him." Judging from the stories of the prisoners they have been lionixod by the people. They report that live sailors, .survivors of Naval Cadet Wood's party, arrived at Tarlac Wednesday. Though small importance is attached to their judgment, they agree in saying that the Filipinos all say that they are "tired of the war, but will fight for independence to the last." The released soldiers also say that the idea of independence has taken firm hold of the Filipinos and they threaten,, if conquered, to exterminate the Americans by assassination. Aguinaldo seemed popular among all the people, the prisoners said. The country, they say, is full of rich crops. RECEIVE THEIR IVIEPALS. . PCwcy's Men Decorated With Emblem* or Appreciation. NBW yp«K, Sept. 39,—Tho 350 men who fought uiuler Dowey, at Manila, were presented yesterday, on board (.he Olympia, with the bronze medals awarded them by congress. Captaio Lam barton made the presentations, pinning them on the breast, of each nine us h>s name was called. TJje medals bear the admiral's face in rf lief, Dewuy's Chinese servants also decorated. Mttrrrsit tlift JSngUrthmen Arc Aftklng or I. T/ONBON, Oct. 1. -The Pall M^tl i zette says it is understands that 1 Chamberlain submitted a dispatch 1* .'the cabinet council Friday conta.i«,W the following demand* on yaal: 1. Five years' fra nchise qualification without hampering conditions. 2. Municipal self-government at Johannesburg on a freely elected basis 3. The separation of the judicature from tbeexeeutive and its independence of the volksroad. 4. The abolition of the dynamite monopoly. o. The removal of the fort dominating Johannesburg, though the defenses at Pretoria may remain. 6. The teaching of the English Ian. 1 guage in the schools. It is said from Boer sources that Mr. Chamberlain's 'proposals submitted to the cabinet include: An indemnity for the cost of sendine out troops, the disarmament of the. Transvaal forts, the suppression of Df Leyd's legation, .indicative and legisla" tive independence for the judges, the equality of the English and the Dutch language and full and complete admission of the supremacy of British interests throughout South Africa. DKWEY TOUCHES LAND. Visits the lirnoklj-n Navy Ynnl and K e » r A<linlr:il Philip. NEW YOUK-, Sept.. 29.— Yesterday afternoon Admiral Dewey set foot on American soil for the first time since he left San Franciscoeighteen moiithv npo to take command ns Commodore Dewey of the Asiat squadron. At 2:15 p. m. helpitllieOJym/mi, to return the call made by Renr Ailmiral Philio. commander of the Ihoolclyn navy yard. I'J c arrived iit 3 o'clock in Ad- mirnl Philip's barge, tho Undine. tie looked with interest on the big six- inch Spanish guns tulcen home from tlic Oquemlo by Rear Admiral Sampson's fleet that nro in front of the building-. and tlien passed on t.o meet the hearts of departments of the navyyiml, who were drawn up in aline. lie shook their bands vigorously. Three of them he know, and these be culled "comrade" in frnnk anil heiivty fnsh- ion. There was cheering as be sailed away from the nnvy .yaril. ANDRADE IN SAD PLIGHT. d l»y It<>volu(l,,nl«u, Who H:iv« Now Invented the Cupltal. NEW Yonrc, Sept.. 29.— A dispatch to tho Herald from Port of Spain, Trinidad, says: Caracas is practically invested by the revolutionists. General Castro surprised the government troops on tlie plains of Valencia, causing a loss to Andnule's forces of 1,500 men in lulled and wounded. General Andrian. of the jrcverninent army, was among the shun. Tho loss of the revolutionists .was slip-lit. The province of Coro is now held by the in surge .ts. The city of Carnpano IIMS taken up arms in favor of the revolution. It is believed thill, President Andriide has S'-nt his family on the steamship Philadelphia to New York, he having ordered-vthe Philadelphia by a dispatch from_fiirii.coa. TKANSVAAI/S I.ATK3T 11KPLY. tdliorcK to the London Convention ami UerouiidK Nothing Further. CAPETOWN, Sept. :»).— The Transvaal's reply to tho last British dispatches of the British secretary of state for thft colonies, Mr, Chamberlain, has been sent from Pretoria. It is to the effect. that the republic strictly adheres to the London convention and asks nothing further. The question of the suzerainty of Great Britain over the Transvaal is not touched tipon. in the dispatch. THE EARTH QUAKED. A Thousand PerHoiiN Are Killed and Bight Hundred Injured, LONDON, Sept. 29.—The Echo says: The Greek government is informed of a severe shock of enrthqiin-Ue around Smyrna, which killed a thousand persons, injured eight hnndreii and demolished two thousand houses nijcl two village^. T. M. Kned'fl .Suo«««flor. PoiiTi.AND, Me., Sent, 29,—A. L. Alien, former private secretary to Thps. B. Reed, was nominated as his successor by the republicans of the First congressional district. Jl« come out squarely in favor of the president's Pliilipphie_pplicy. Orwfg'g Weekly Patent Office Ueport./ DKS MOIXKB, Oct. 3.—Has a person aright to make a patented invention for his own use? This absurd question-comes to us so frequently that it merits public notice. No person can make, sell or use any patented invention without license from the owner without, becoming liable to prosecution for in fringing and for damages. If one person could do so, every other person could, and a patent would bo worthless to the owner. An inventor is not required to state the various purposes for which his invention may be used. It is his, when patented, for all the uses for which it is applicable. J. M. Camp, of DCS Moincs, has been allowed five claims for his cushioned horse shoe that has so triumphantly stood the test of practical use on our streets paved with brick hard as flint, i Consultation, and advice free, THOMAS G. Onwici &. Co., Solicitors of Tatents. Would Surrender to Otis. WASHINGTON, Oct. 1.—General Otis cables: (1 A communication dated the 12th from General Garcia, commanding all tho troops iu eastern Mindanao, ex* presses a desire to turn the country over to the United States anc 1 feiirrendor the insurgent arms." > Apnrovurt. WASHINGTON, Oct. &—The president 'ias approved the sentence imposed by sourt-martia} on Captain Oljerljn M> tarter» and a formal order has Tpsw issued from the war department dirojtr * '- the execution pf Ob$ 8ou,te099-- . '"

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