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THE tJHPEB DBS MOPTES: ALGONA, IQWX WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 11, 1899. THE NEWS IN IOWA Jf»****d F«*<*f«tb- JT IS DEAD. HI* Hone to AKOTHEJft BtC FTBE A1- fittS Sefittfdt A »*«•«-» fin-attar* t+rtory ***,*»*. MT. PLEASASTT, Oct. 6.—Ex-Senator Uarlan died yesterday morning- at half past nine. TheeadwaspeacefaL Mr. Harlan occupied a place in the affections of lowans second only to that of the memories clustering- aronnd War Governor Kirkwood. Iowa proudly claims him as her own. although he was born in Illinois and educated in Indiana. He first saw the light of day in Clark eonnty. Illinois, in 1820. Four years later his parents moved to Indiana. He was graduated from the Asbury university, Greencastle, Ind., in 1S*5, was rsarried the same year and came to Iowa, where he has resided ever since. In his early Iowa daysMr. Harlan farmed and taught school. In 1?4T he was elected state superintendent of schools, serving one year. He then practiced law. after a season of study, until 1553. when he was elected president of the Iowa IVesleyan college, oc- cnpving the position two years. In IS55 Mr. Harian was elected United States senator and he was re-elected in \&tl. He resigned in 1*65 to become secretary of the interior under Abraham Lincoln. The following- year he was again re-elected to the senate, but in 1ST 2 was defeated by William B. Allison, who has been" re-elected ever j since. In 1£*2 Mr. Harlan was appoint- j Penny, colored, deliberately murdered DfcS 3f dona, Oct. 7.— Th* factory of Schmidt & Henry wasneariy destroyed by fire. The stock of goods, valued at SSOWWB, was practically a; total loss. The building, owned by D. A. Terrill. of Pboenix, Arizona, -wasin- jnred to the extent of at least tS,«JWX The machinery, of whset there was considerable in the bnildiaff. was badly snaked with water, bat the damage to it can only be told by eanefal exam- iaation. B. S. Henry, of the arm- plaeed the loss on the stock and machinery at $55.000. Insurance was carried on the stock to the amonnioi S?2.- OOO and on the building there was $2.009. The fire -was started by friction of some Mnd in the cotton picker. Tbe operators of this machine stated that while the machine was naming. some sparks flew from some metal substance paseine- through the picker.-and NEWS IN GENERAL WJUft TO ** FTSttfitt. tbe WASHEFSTOES. Oct. 5.—President STe- ! Kxnleys polky cm Use Philippines is to I pstsa the war to a fewxetsfnl eoaelaslea [ -with all jwssiMe tignr. and when peae* i wares to sntenit to congress for settle- A CAjn StORT. H* Sfw&fc* of I*****- *a« Hi* Ambit fc* of ! SI»*1». f . Oet- 7,—The Spanish minis- { Ha«*iiMrs Horrible Fat* OB «» ter. thske de Arcws, who jost left Ms hctise at Manchester. said with regard to the inception being given for Ad- mirail Pewey: '-It does cot surprise sae in the least. Admiral Dewey is a brave and noble man. and for the ex- traordiaarv servk-e he rendered his in a few moments the whole room was j ervthing' being- for the purpose of es ablaze. The fire spread so quickly j iabiishing- a rightful government for and excelsior that meat ti?<s qnestkra of the future of the | <xnH»try no honor that caa be shown islands. This program was anEoauced J him in return i* too great- He arouse*! by Congressman Bontelle, of Maine. j the admiration of the •whole world by chairman of the bouse eoajaaittee on i \^ ealiaatry of his conduct, and he would be a small man indeed whoc-onld | not recognize Ms merit and give expression to his admiration for Dewey's valor." The minister was emphatic in the expression of opinion that the very best feeling existed between the United States and Spain. '-There is absolutely no difference between the countries on any point." he said. "Certainly." he continued. !i it is the hope of all true Spaniards that this condition should exist- and as for mvself. as the official naval affairs. Mr. Bc>nte!le inacle this • statement for publication: '•Tbe administration's policy is to carry oat the manifest will of the American" people in furnishing- troops to go to the Philippine islands to sustain the fruits of Admiral Dewey's victory. The duty that now devolves npon this government is to maintain oar sovereignty over the islands and sustain our soldiers asalnst any enemy and against anv disturbance "of law and order, ev- among- the cotton the s>eople of the islands in such man- some of the employes did not have time , ^^^^^U^te^nt their coats and wraps before to get their coats and wraps they were forced out of the building. X DOWX BT BLOOD HOtTTDS. Caught Oae of the Colored -Hordertrs >'r»r EstberrUle- ELDOEA. Oct. S. — John Cairo and End ed chief jtzsiice of the ecrari of commissioners of Alabama claims, which posi- j tion he held four years. In IS33 he j was called from retirement to act as j temporary chairman of the republican ; state convention. As such officer he j Walter "Waylard. a laborer on the new railroad survey near Estherviile. and after exchanging a few shots with the sheriff's posse, made their escape ia the woods- Blood hounds sent to the scene through the congress shall f The campaign must be pushed actively i j and visro.-onsly. and the opposition to i I our army must be ended as rapidly as 1 ! possible! Peace must be established j by this government and maintained ' thereby until congress shall determine [ what shall be done with the islands. \ From what the president said, itispro- | posed to l>end every resource to the I stamping out of all opposition to our I authority, to the settlement of the war | and to the establishment and mainte- j nance of peace." representative of the queen regent, it is the ambition of my life to bring the very utmost of good feeling and good will." BOKBS NOW HEAJDV FOB TVAK. made a speech •which had a tremendous j o * t»j e crime from effect in checking the threatened bolt | ftl]lT t the this place and tracked SAYS AGCIXAT-DO IS SCAKKD. the loez.1 option. He was a candidate for j capturing Cairo at a porat only a few the republican nomination for governor r j miles this side of the Minnesota line. in 1S95, but his age was against him. j The negroes attacked Wayland, whom ~ ' 'they disliked • for some trifling- affair. 5 while he was coming into the railroad I camp over a lonely wooded road. He jj was riding a mule and was shot off the I animal and killed instantly. Xo I , r.r.^n- -h^A jj e fallen to the ground A EfBGLABY AT AI/TOQXA. Bobber* Succeed In Cutting Away Several Hundred Dollars. AiTOoyA. Oct. 7.—Altoona was the iscene of another bnrg-lary which was j sooner the worst in the history of the town. 1 than the assassins pounced npon his Professional bnrjrfars pried the front j body and with the butts of their re- door of Shaffer's drug store open and j volvers reduced his skull to a jelly. burglarized his safe. The outer door ( Sheriff Pullen npoa bein? notified of was opened by punching the lock off ! the crime, organized a posse and gave and jolting the bolts back with a sledge. ) pursuit, ran down the men and opened The inner door was blown oS and ihe I fire upon them, which was returned. safe completely wrecked by a tremc-n- < One shot struck Cairo, who stumbled dous explosion which shattered the j and fell, but got up again, fled and" glass in the entire front of the build- I escaped. The Eldora hounds were put ing. The safe contained something ! upon the track, ten hours after the like 84C»0 worth of jewelry and about | murder had been committed. After a 1 long weary chase Cairo was run down as above stated. Will Regard Landing of Further British Troop* a* Casns Belli. LosrxMf. Oct. 4.—A special dispatch from Pretoria says that the meeting of the raad adjourned at 11 o'clock in the morning, and that only a legal quorum of members •were present. President Kruger. addressing the members, described the •war as unjust and unnecessary and denied that the uitlanders Insurgent j W anted the franchise. The Transvaal reply, it is understood, is now ready for dispatch and only awaits the receipt of the British note. Continuing, the cor- resnondent says: "I understand that the" landing of further troops will be regarded as a casus belli. Four members of the government will take command of the commands. Commandant General Joubert has started for the Xa- tal border with his staff " S330 in money and checks. Mr. Shaf- I ffrr says that of this amount nearly S209 '•, was cash. The notes and checks may j be saved, but the ca&h. and jewelry is I gone. The safe and contents was in- ' snred, bat the other damage Li a com- j pleie loss, the glass front alone being j •worth %Zf). Tbe entire damage is esti- i mated by >Ir. Shaifer at abont gl.OOO. I •with insnrauee amonntinjr to §70C'. J Admiral Dewey Believes the Army Is Disintegrating TVASIJIXGTOX, Oct. S.—AdmiralDewey believes the report brought to Manila by a Dominican friar that Aguinaldo had issued orders to Filipino soldiers in the northern provinces to return to their towns and resume farming. The admiral is of the opinion that such a move on the part of Againaldo indicates that the insurgent commander is weakening, as a result of the fonnid- i able preparations being made by this j government to suppress the insurrec- ' Second Contest ! tion during the coming dry season. The returning of the soldiers to their homes is. tlie admiral believes, the beginning of the clisintergration of the insurgent army, and he urges that the re-enforcements for both army and navy be sent as expeditiously as possible to Manila in order to demoralize the rebels before the dry season begins. rrEB. B. C.. Oek 9- — A remarkable story of cannibalissn was brought to Sydney. Australia, a few days before the sailing of the Aorangi to this port by the French steamer Jeanette. The victim of the display of savagery was a native of Hawaii, named Amaru, who acted as orderly to the immigration department at Xoumea. in the JNew nebrices. AKiut six months ago Atcaro married a native woman of Aoba in the 2f ew Hebrides group, and on passing thai island on the second voyage of the Jeannette to one of the outlaying islands, he decided to visit his wife's tribe. Accordingly the couple was put off in a small boat and it was only a few weeks ago that the steamer made a second call and learned their fate. By mistake they had landed on an unfriendly shore and were taken prisoners. The man was tied to a stake and his torture began. This consisted first of allowing vicious jungle snakes from which the poison fangs had been removed to attack the man's legs. Then a fire was made at his feet and his legs were horribly burned, though the injury was superficial s/> that the victim would not die under the treatment. Then he was made a target for the speers of the tribesmen who finally killed him. He was torn to pieces and placed over a fire with two sheep. In fact, according to the story, he was eaten with the sheep. In the meantime Amura's wife had been provided with a second husband. The matter WP.S reported to a British man-of-war, but it is thought no action has been taken. AGAIX KKSULTED IX XO KACE. and Between Columbia Shamrock Was a Failure. NEW YORK. Oct. 0.—Again yesterday the sea refused Shamrock and Columbia j . . *••,-, „ ,, , „. , , ,, ,,., , leaving patrols along a field of conflict, and the multitude ' = 1 ° NOT AUTHORIZED. AEEOXACT TOWXSEXD KILLED. Trom His Cannon Too Soon Hi* Paracbntt Fails to Open. DEE I'loiSFJ*. OcL Z. —Marza Town- fecnd, a professional aeronaut, was killed while making a parachute leap from his balloon at the Seni Om feed circus grounds. IlLs parachute failed to open when he made the usual leap, and he fell to the ground like a stone, striking on his head. His forehead was cut open and his neck broken. Death was instantaneous. Townsend was abont 23 years of age, and was an exceedingly daring performer. The exact cause of the failure of the parachute to act is unknown, but the general opinion is that the balloon was not high enough from the ground and the parachute did not have time to Open. HATKS COXCKDED. Law Dot--, Xot Permit Sale of Ames Farm by Trustees of College. BES MorsrES. Oct. 5.—The board of trustees of the State Agricultural college asked Attorney General liemley for an opinion regarding the sale of part of the Ames farm for a right-of- way across the farm, but wants another and ] in order to proceeB with its double i tracks, it is going to build. Mr. Eem- ley has formulated his opinion which is that, although the law authorizes the trustees of the «-hobl to manage and control the property of the college, it does not contemplate the sale of land or otherwise permanent disposal of it liy them. This means that the legislature will have to pass upon the question before such right-of-way can be condemned. Humeston & Slic'naiidoali Koad Concedes J'reiglit Kates. DKS Moi-SES, Oct. 3. — The state board of railroad commissioners have received a communication from the Ilumeston and Shenandoah branch line of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroad, which settles a controversy that has been pending before the board for eome time. C. M. Lew, of Burlington, general superintendent of the road, states to the; commiKsioners that his road has decided to concede the matter of freight rates to shipper*;. Boy Killed by a Htrces Car. DEB MOIXES, Oct. C. — Howe Jones, 14 years old, was run over and instantly killed by a street car at the corner of Nineteenth and Center streets. The Jones boy, with two companions of his own age, was jumping on and off an open cur, when another car approached from the opposite direction, and Jones jumped square in front of it. He was knocked down and ground be- neftth the wheels until the life was crushed out of his body. young Mau Missing. DAVEI.TOBT, Oct. 4, — Emil Stahmer, of Leclaire, aged 17 years, has beea missing since September 9. There is a suspicion that he was the victim of foul play. He was last seen chased by his father into the woods with a knife. The latter offers a reward of ?JOO for information as to Ms wbereaboute. an Badly Kurt. Oct. »•— CfcarJes Nards, who bas charge of the wholesale department of #. W. piUaway's crockery «tw«, tell down the elevator shaft four Stories into the basement, where he Struck on some heavy woodwork^ }Je Buffered a, diOocatipni of the right shoulder and severe bruises, and is $Mrngh* to be injured internally. **• aged }», committed »ufpide by the SEW BEET SCGAIt COMPANY. One Has Been Organized at Fort Dodge With a Capital of S45O.OOO. FOET DODGE, Oct. ~>. — A beet sugar company has been organized here by local capitalists, with :i capital of $450,000. The officers are O. M. Oleson, president; J. B. Butler, vice president; Wm. T. Chantland, secretary, and John Laufersweiler, treasurer. The additional members of the board of directors are: S. T. Meservey, A. R. Loomis, J. P. Dolliver, G. AV. Mason and L. E. Armstrong. A committee consisting of Maher, Freed, Nuedeek, Hoge and Chantlaad have gone to inspect the plant at Norfolk, Neb. Farmers near Fort Dodge are already contracting for beet acreage, the company agreeing to pay 84 per ton for the beets at the factory. ftnpreme Court -in Session. DKB MOIXES, Oct. 4. — The October term of the supreme court opened ivith the six high judges of the state present. Judge Granger, who has suffered from illness for many months past, and was unable to sit at the May term of court, is again in his place, almost completely restored to health. A class of fifty-four aspiring attorneys were put to work by the examining committee on the questions they must answer before being admitted to the bar of the state. _ Cbtld Seriously IturneU. IOWA dry, Oct. 9, — Little 4-year-old Genevieve Hanson, "was severely burned while playing with matches. Her clothing took fire and burned her mother's hands while carrying the child to a tub of water. Found Pead }Q a MILFOBP, Oct. 4.— Howard Winney, son of fc. G. WJnney, Uving ten. miles west of Mttford, was killed in some unknown manner vbile plowing. Not coming i» tot dinner, search wusmade, an4 the young nym wa.6 found lying dead in the field. IJe was about 10 yeajS gt Sgfc _ t JIiaai«tp>v», Oct. §.— The village oi was »}most wiped .put Q| The total lorn w»s about ffltfflO, with $3*QQQ 'jyoewrance. vfir:".s. i .<'•/",::•; •' ' V?£i'.-',,'-.•• , „''•, I>EWEY ACCEPTS HOCSE. Be Can Have Any One In Any Part of Washington. WASHINGTON, Oct. 8^—The committee in charge of the Dewey home fund had a conference with the admiral touching upon his wishes in the matter. Tie said as the fund had eoine from the people in small sums, not through large contributions by a few wealthy men. he would accept it. It was his desire to get settled at once, which would preclude building a house for him. He wished a house modest enough in cost that enough of the fund be left to furnish it. The committee will get options on a number of houses in the quarter of the city he prefers, and will submit them for his selection when he returns from Vermont. which went out to watch the contestants returned disappointed and not a little disgusted. The question of supremacy of the two great yachts is still as much of an open question as before they first met. and the contest yesterday was in some respects more of a fluke than that of Tuesday. It was a drifting match almost from start to finish. After sailing- four hours and forty-five minutes, the yachts' having covered only twelve miles of the course to the outer mark, the regatta committee declared the race off. PKESIIJEXT ATTENDS A BANQUET. at. the Gnest of the Marquette Club Chicago Auditorium. CHICAGO, Oct. 0.—Thirty-five hundred men gathered around the tables in the great banquet hall of the auditorium at the annual banquet of the Marquette club. The guest of honor was President McKinley, who sat at a raised table on the east side of the hall. On the right of President McKinley sat Archbishop Ireland. Others at the table were Secretary of the Treasury Uagc, Attorney General Griggs, Postmaster General Smith, Secretary Hay, other members of the presidential party and officers of the Marquette club. Teniienseeans Sail From Manila. MANILA,Oct. 9.—The Tennessee regiment, the last of the volunteers, sailed for the United States yesterday, on board the transport Indiana. Their colonel said that they were in excellent health and had been nruch benefited by service. Six hundred and twenty-three sailed. Three officers und ninety-sis men remained to enter into business. Third Trial a Failure. NKW YORK, Oct. 9. — Old Boreas again Saturdas' played battledore and shuttlecock with the great single stickers and the third attempt to sail the first race if the Columbia-Shamrock series for the international trophy ended in failure. The race was declared off fifteen minutes before the time limit expired, with the yachts still five miles from the finish, _ Advance By Americans. MANILA, Oct. 9.-— The advance from ImuK and Bacoor towards Mulabon and Old Cavito began early yesterday morning, General £awton in command. Military Department placoutlnued, WASHINGTON, Oct. 7. — The secretary of war has issued am order discontinuing the military department of the gulf and merging it into the department pf the east, under command of Major General Merritt, headquarters at New Yok. Arrive* »t , Oct. 7 5 — (Seneral reports, the arriv4 ol the transport 'Athenian with a detachujent of the f bk4 «^a an4 horses, f here f bs English War Fund Is Provided. LONDON, Oct. r>.—The most interesting announcement in connection with the Transvaal crisis is that the chancellor of the exchequer, Rig-ht Hon. Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, has already sanctioned the provisional expenditure of £3,000.000, and that the government will not exceed that limit •without authority from parliament, which will be asked to vote a sum not exceeding 1 £8,000,000. Boers 3Ioving Toward Frontier. LONIJON. Oct. 5.—7-A special dispatch from Newcastle. IXatal, says: "The Boers have left the Langer at Valks- rust and are moving toward the frontier. The situation is most critical. The magistrates and municipal officers have assembled in the town hall to concoct measures for the defense of the town against an expected attack. All the women and children have been ordered to leave for the interior of Natal." LATEST NEWS IS PACIFIC. Indications That the Uoers Will Xot Invade NataL LONDON. Oct. !i.—Most important news comes from the Transvaal, which, if true, probably indicates that the South African republic is about to yield, or in any case that the Boers have abandoned all idea of invading Natal. The news is comprised in a Cablegram from Newcastle. Natal, which says that farmers who arrived there from the Buffalo river state that ! the Boers are returning- to their homes, the river. The commanders -still remain on the Free State harbor. The dispatch also says that the feeling at Newcastle now is that the Boers do not intend to attack that place and that the evacuation of the town was premature. This retirement of the Boers is what the British war authorities have expected, as their defective commissariat would prevent them from long remaining massed along the border. MOKE TKOCBLE FOR FRANCE. A Number of Prominent Personages Arrested for Conspiracy. LONDON. Oct. G.-—The Paris correspondent of the Daily Mail says it is rumored there that General Roget, former sub-chief of the fourth bureau of the general staff: M. Godefrey de, Cavaignae, former minister of war, and M. Quesnay cleUeaurepaire. former president of the civil section of the court of cassation, will be s.rrested on the charge of conspiring' against the republic. It is stated that Judge Gros- jeau, General Roget, M. Cavaignac, M. de Beaurepaire. one of General Mercier's sons, the novelist. "Gyp," (Countess de Janville), and others met in February and discussed a plot to seize the Elysee upon the day of President Faure's funeral, declare a plebiscitary republic and install M. Cavaignac as president. KOOSEVKr.T CO3IING WEST. Iowa University Almost Defeats Chicago. CHICAGO, Oct. 9.—The University of Chicago eleven, weakened by the absence of Captain Scmahl and Fell and the end and guard, narrowly escaped defeat at the hands of the Iowa University eleven on Marshal Field Saturday. The final .score was 5 to 5, all the scoring being done in the first half. Met Death In a Well. CLINTON, Oct. 5.—Ben Haden, while removing brick from a well at Ana Uiosa, met a tragic death. When he had descended about twenty feet the well caved in and be was buried under several feet of brick and earth. A rescue party found the body three houra later, but life was extinct. Aiidree Buoy Opened. STOCKHOLM, Oct. 3.—The buoy marked "Andvee Polar Expedition," found September 9, on the north coast of King Charles island, by the master of the Norwegian cutter Martha Larsaak, was opened and found to be a buov which Andree arranged to drop, if he succeeded in passing the pole. Woman's Tragic Death. CBESTON, Oct. 9.—Mrs, Elizabeth Bartholomew, aged 83 years, was burned to death. She was burning rubbish in the yard and her clothing caught fire The body was horribly incinerated. A Noted Crook Captured. ENOJCVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 4.—E. WUr eon, said to be a noted crook, was arrested on a charge of burglary. In a conversation with Chief of Police Keeder he volunteered, in 'exchange for his freedom, to conduct the chief to the place where is secreted the famous watch stolen from eac-President Harrison five years ago. The watch was presented by the senate at the expiration, pf Harrison's term. T-fao timepiece js worth more than fl.OOQ and » much, larger reward is £WM^n$}n,g. He Will 3Iake Speeches in Nebraska Foi the Republicans. \VASHIXGTOX, Oct. 7.—It is stated that Governor Roosevelt has about decided to accept of the state central committee, of .Nebraska, to give two days to the campaign in that state. His visit, of course, will be subject to the dates of the state central committee, but it is now believed that October 22 and 23 will suit Roosevelt the best, in which case he. will speak in a number of towns from the rear end of a special train, which will probably take him through the most populous sections of the state. WILT.. UPHOLD THE HAYS CLAIM. Guate- Uncle Sam to Make Protest to iimlau Government. WASHINGTON, Oct. 8.—After a careful investigation of the claim of Henry Mays against the government of Guatemala, the state department has concluded that it is meritorious, and accordingly will instruct the United States minister to Guatemala to present the matter formally to the attention of that government. The. claim grows out of the alleged seizure by the Guatemala government of a railrord concession held by Mays. Calls (or 25,OOO Reserves. LOXDOX, Oct. 9.—The war office announces that under the proclamation calling out the reserves, 25,000 men be summoned Far go lit 4 Blaze of Glory. FABGO, N. J)., Oct. 4.—ffargo is in blaze of patriotic enthusiasm over the arrival of Company IJ, North Dakota volunteers, after an absence of seventeen months, one year of which was in the Philippines. Old aeit»» CupUol Burns, AUSTRT, Tex^s, Oct. 4.—The large stone building erected here in 1883 by the state and used for several year? as a temporary capital, was destroyed by .fire. The building was stijl owned b; th.a ssta,te, add was leaded to the $t; and part of it occupied as j) OWOSE THE aUEDTATttMt •ding 3H>n Think* Sot OZTsr It* . Oct. 9. —Opinion among leading men in Washington is decul. edly against the United States offering mediation between Great Britain and! South African Republic. Even among 1 those who sympathize with thft Boers out of a natural tendency to side with the weaker, there is little disposition to believe that the controversy is one in which the United States would be justified in offering- media- lion without direct 'solicitation. Opposition to mediation is based not only on the fact that it is contrary to the' policy of the United States to interfere n the controversies that- do not affect America directly, but it is also recognized that Great Britain's claims of suzerainty over the Transvaal, to some extent recognized by the Boers themselves, makes the controversy different n the light of international law from a controversy between two perfectly independent states. The Transvaal aas no foreign relations, except through the medium of Great Britain, and tf-chnically any offer from the Cnitt u States to mediate might be regarded as an interference with the internal affairs of the British Empire, in mnch the same way that an offer from a European power to mediate between the United States and Aguinaldomight be considered an interference •with the internal affairs, of the United States. MOKE FIGHTING IN PHILIFPIXE9. Successful Gen. Fred Grant Makes Attack. MANILA. Oct. S.—Gen. Fred Grant, with three companies of the Fourth infantry, two companies of the Fourteenth infantry and a band of scouts attached to the former regiment, advanced to Imus Friday morning, driving the in.surprents from the entire est bank of the linus river. Three Americans were wounded, and it is estimated that ten of the Filipinos were killed. Companies C and H. with the scouts crossed the river at Big Bend and advanced westward in the direction of the Uinoayan road, the insurgents firinjr volleys but retiring. Twenty Filipinos were discovered entrenched at the IJincayan church, but midway between Uacoor and Cavite Viejo. These were routed, six beine killed. Eiley's battery of the Fifth artillery made an effective sortie about a mile south of Bacoor and shelled the west bank of the river at close range. That bank is now held by the Amori- zans. DEXOrXCES IMPERIALISTS. Aguinaldo Urges Filipinos to Maintain Tlit'ir Position. MANILA. Oct. P.—Aguinaldo. in a proclamation announces the release of American prisoners and authorizing Filipino, soldiers in the northern province to return^to their homes, says: "In America there is a great party that insists on the government recognizing Filipino independence. That party will compel the United States to fulfill the promises made to us in all solemnity and good faith, though not put in writing. "Therefore, we must show our gratitude and maintain our position more resolutely than ever. We should pray to God that the great democratic party may win the next presidential election and imperialism fail in its inad attempt to subjugate by force of arms. There are some Americans in the. Philippines who have joined us because they disapprove of a war which Mr. Atkinson csills criminal aggression. ^Ticn offered a chance to return to their own camp they declined." Throughout the proclamation Aguinaldo denounces "the imperialists," instead of "the Americans," as in former documents. Judges Uphold a Boycott. KANSAS Crrr. Oct. 6.—The judges 01 the Jackson county court have recognized the boycott inaugurated by the beef men of Kansas City against the Burlington road. The judges instructed the sheriff that so long as the boycott is in force he must not travel over that road in taking insane people to the state asylum at St. Joseph. The fight on the Burlington, which was begun as a result of the Omaha differential, is being pushed by Kansas City merchants. Orwig's Weekly Patent Office Report. DES Moixns, Oct. 3.—Has a person a right 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 infringing and for damages. If one person could do so, every other person could, and a patent would be worthless to the owner. An inventor is not required to st ate the various purposes for which his invention may be used. It is his, when patented, for all the tises for which it is applicable. J. M. Camp, of Des Moines, has been allowed five claims for his cushioned horse shoe tlwt has so triumphantly stood the test of practical use on our streets paved with brick hard as flint, Consultation and advice free. THOMAS G. OBWIG & Co., Solicitors of Patents. Gunboat Drd/ineta is Recovered. MANJLA, Oct. 6.—The expedition sent | to the Orani river under the command of Captain Cornwall to recover the sunken boat Urdaneta, returned to Cavite with the hull of the boat, after bombarding Orani and landing a force. Captain Cornwall brought one prisoner- lieutenant Franklin, of the firmygwn-' boat liaguna de Bay, guided the exne- dition. There were no casualties. • Admiral Pewey's I'ncle Ple/j. gfossyyiELu, W-, Oct. 8.—H, H. an uncle of Admiral Pewey, is It is supposed the ejfcitement over

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