The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on May 22, 1895 · Page 7
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The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 22, 1895
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THE KEMJBL1CAK, AlUOSA IOWA; WEt)SfeSt)Ay, MAY 82, I89t. I v? So far i MA remained fl quiet Hstefte* ttanding in the ttouth of tBe lone Which fepehed upon the court where they were. The Women had taken tto notice of me, either because they did not see hie of because, seeing me, they thought that I Weft & hanger on of tho hinn before them. Afad he, having hlfi back to mo aud his eyes on them, could not see me. It Was a surprise to him—ft very great surprise, 1 think-when 1 took three stops forward and gripped him by tho ecfutf of his neck. "You have your orders, havo you?" I muttered In his ear as I shook him to and fro, While the taller Woman started back and the younger uttered a cry of alarm at toy sudden appearance. "Well, you Will not obey them. Do you hear? Your em- ploye* may go hang! You Will do just What these ladles please to ask of you." fie struggled on instant, but he Was an undersized man, and ho could hot loosen tho hold which I had secured at my leisure. Then 1 noticed his hand going to his girdle ih a suspicious way. "Stop that," I said, flashing before his eyes a short, broad blado which had cut many a deer's throat In old Ardeli forest. "You had bettor keep quiet, or it Will be the worse for you. Now, mistress," 1 continued, "you can dispose of this llttlo inaH as you please." "Who are you?" sho said after a pause, dUfihg Which she had stared at mo in opon astonishment. No doubt 1 Was a Wild looking figure. "A friend," I replied, "or olio who Would bo such. I saw this fellow follow you, and I followed him. For tho last flvo minutes I havo been listening to your talk. Ho was not amenable to reason then, but I think he will bo now. What shall I do with him?" She sniilod faintly, but did not answer at once, tho coolness and resolution with which sho had faced him before failing her now, possibly in sheer astonishment or because my appearance at her side, by removing tho strain, sapped tho strength. " not know," sho said at length in a vaguo, .puzzled tone. "Well," I answered, "you aro going to tho Lion wharf, and"— "Oh, you fooll" sho screamed out loud. "Oh, you fooll" sho repeated bitterly. !<iNow you have told him all." ••Mltstood confounded. My cheeks burned with shame, and her look of contempt out mo like a knife. That tho reproach was deserved I know at onco, for the man in my grasp gave n start, which proved that the information was not lost upon him. "Who told you?" tho woman went on, . clutching the child jealously to her breast, as though she saw herself menaced afresh. "Who told you about tho Lion wharf?" "Never mind," I answered gloomily. "I have made a mistake, but it is easy to remedy it." And I took out my knifo again. '' Do you go on and loavo xis.'' I hardly know whether I meant, my throat or no. But my prisoner had no doubts. Ho shrieked out—a wild cry of fear which rang round tho empty court— and by a rapid blow, despair giving him courage, ho dashed tho hunting knifo from my hand. This done, ho first flung himself on me, then tried by a sudden jerk to free himself.. In n moment we were down on tho stones and tumbling over ono another in tho dirt, while ho struggled to reach his knifo, which was still in his girdle, and I strove to prevent him. Tho fight was sharp, but it lasted barely a minute. When tho first offorb of his despair was spent, I camo uppermost, and ho was but a child in iny bauds. Presently, .with niykneo on his chest, I looked up. ^Tho •women'were still there, tho,.younger "clinging t<vthe',qther.;->;•»?•< -^.t-.A-.-t-^ -i.- v ,-*' 4l G6!-; ;Go!"-I cried impatiently.-. Each second •I'.nxpeoted the court to be invaded, for tho man had screamed moro than once. But they hesitated. I had been forced to hurt him a little, and he was moaning piteously. "Who aro you?" the elder woman asked, sho .who had spoken all through. "Nay, never mind that," I answered. "Do you go. Go while you can. You know tho way to tho wharf." "Yes," sho answered. "But I cannot go and leave him at your mercy. Remember ho is a man and has"— "He is a treacherous scoundrel," I answered, giving his throat a squeeze, "but he shall have ono moro chance. Listen, sirrah," I continued to tho man, stop that noise, or I will knock out teeth with my dagger hilt. Listen and be silont. I shall go -with these ladies, and I promise this—if they are stopped or hindered on their way, or if evil happen to them at that wharf, whoso name you had better forget, it will bo tho worse for you. Do you hear? You will suffer for it, though there bo a dozen guards about you, Mind'>you,"Iaddecl, "Ihavonothing to lose myself, for I am desperate already.'' He'vowed, tho poor craven, with his stuttering tongue, that ho would bo true and vowed it again and again. But I saw that his eyes d]g..;jnpt. meet mine. They glanced iusteadoQJb the knife blade, and I knew even while I pretended to trust him that he would betray us, My real hope "and your if < a treacherous scoundrel," lay in his fears and in this—that as the fugitives }>now the way t« the wharfi anJ f(i could not now be f§r distant* wo wight 1| /Md gathered they were flying thex ""' ' fore this wreteh wwld, rwver. get together » force to step us, .. my real hope, attfl jn that hope ouJy As wo flitted through the lanes and alleys tfhleh. lie between Cheapslde and the rivet we tee* many people, chiefly of the lowei Classes, o« their Way to Woik. Yet in spite of thin We had tto heed to feat obScrvfttion, fo*, though the morning Was fully come, with tho light had arrived such n thick, choking; yellow fog as I, being for the most part country bred, had never experienced. It was so dense •nnd blinding that we had a difficulty in keeping togcthoi and oven hand in hand could scarcely see one another, th my Wohdet how iny companions found their way 1 presently failed to notice their condition and only remarked the distress and exhaustion which one of thorn was suffering when she began, notwithstanding all hot efforts, to lag behind. Then t sprang forward, blaming iuyself much. "Forgive mo," I said. "You are tired, and 110 wonder. Lot ino carry the child, mistress." Exhausted as she was, sho di-oW away from me jealously. "No," sho panted. "Wo are hoarly there. I am better now." And sho strained tho child closer to her, as though sho feared I might tako it from hot by force. "Well, if you wilt not trust me," I on- swrccl, "let your friend carry it fora time. 1 call seo yoti aro tired out." Through tho luist sho bent forward and peered into my face, hot eyes scarcely a foot from mlno. Tho scrutiny seemed to satisfy her. Sho drew a long breath and held out her burdcii. "No," she said. "You shall tako him. I will trust you." I took tho little wrapped up thing ns gently as I could. "You shall not repent it if I can help it, mistress"— "Bertram," sho said. "Mistress Bertram," I repeated. "Now let us get on and loso no time." A walk of n hundred yards or so brought Us clear of tho houses and revealed before us, in place of all else, n yellow curtain of fog. Below this, at our feet, yet apparently a long way from us, was a strange, pale lino of shimmering light, which they told ruo was the water. At first I could hardly bolicvo this. But, pausing a moment whilo my companions whispered together, dull crcakingsandgroaningsand uncouth shouts and cries, and at last tho regular boat of oars,-camo to my cars out of tho bank of vapor and convinced mo that wq really had tho river before us. Mistress Bertram turned to mo abruptly. "Listen," sho said, "and decide fbr yourself, my friend. Wo aro close to tho wharf now, and in n few minutes shall know our fate. It is possible that wo may bo intercepted at this point, and if that happen it will bo bad for mo and worse for any ono aiding me. You havo dono us gallant service, but you aro young, and I am loath to drag you into perils which do not belong to you. Tako my advice, then, and leave us now. I would I could reward you," sho added hastily, "but that knavo has iny purso." I put tho child gently back into her arms. "Gooclby," sho said, with moro feeling. "Wothank you. Some day I may return to England and havo amplo power"— "Not so fast," I answoretlstiffly. "Did you think it possible, mistress, that I would desert you now? I gave you back tho child only because it might hamper me and will bo safer with you. Come, let us on at onco to tho wharf." "You mean it?" sho said. "Of a certainty!" I answered, settling my cap on my head with perhaps a boyish touch of tho braggart. • : 'At any rate, sho did not tako me at once tft my word; and her thought for mo touch- 6;d' mo tho'-'niore-beoauso I' judged her—I inbw not exactly why/^-to be a woman riofe ovorprono to think of others. "Do not be reckless," sho said slowly, her eyes intently fixed on mino. "I should bo sorry to "bring evil upon you. You aro but a boy." "And yet," I answered smiling, "there is as good as a prico upon nay head already. I should be reckless if I staid hero. If yon will take me with you, let us go. We have loitered too long already." Sho turned then, asking no questions, but she looked at mo from time to time iu a puzzled way, as though sho thought sho ought to know me—as though I reminded her of some one. Paying littlo heed to this then, I hurried her and her companion down to tho water, traversing a stretch of foreshore strewn with piles of wood and stacks of barrels and old ro- • 'ng boats, between which the mud hi, oop. Fortunately it was high tide, and so wo had not far to go. In a minute or two I distinguished the hull of a ship looming largo through the fog, and a few more steps placed us safely on a floating raft, on tho far side of which the vessel lay moored. There , was only one man to bo seen lounging-on the raft; and tho neighborhood was quiet. My spirits rose ns I looked round. "Is this tho Whelp?" tho tall lady asked. I had not heard tho other opon her mouth since the encounter iu the court. "Yes, it is the Whelp,' madam," tho man answered, saluting her and speaking formally and with a foreign accent. "You aro the lady Who is expected?" "I am," she answered, with authority. "Will you tell the captain that I desire to sail immediately; without a moment's do- lay? Do you understand?" "Well, the tide Js going out," quoth the sailor dubiously, looking steadily into tho fo'g, which hid tho river. "It has just turned, it is true, But as to sailing"— She out him short. "Go, go, manl Toll your captain what I say, Ami let down a ladder lor us to got on board." fle caught a rope which hung over the side, and swinging himself up disappeared, We stood bolow, listening to the woird sounds which came off tho water, the croaking and flapping of juasts and canvas, the whir of -wings and shrieks of unseen gulls, the distant hail of boatmen, A be)J in the city solemnly tolled eight- The yownger woman, shivered. Tho elder's foot tapped impatiently on tho planks. Shu* in by the yellow walls of fog, I experiewood a strange sense of gojj' tude. It was as if we three were alone in the WQrJd, we three who had come together PACIFIC PLAN OP fi&bft<3ANl2Atl6N ON IN BERLIN. Oteat Northern will Giin*antee feond* to the Eitent 6* **« Mnadfrftd Mlllloni, Receiving A irfttff* titocit *»* Stock In fce- tntn— Rat«ft Will Go frfr. BERLIN, May 20.-For the past font days meetings of the United German Northern Pacific committees have been considering the proposals o| Ed Adams, the representative of the Deutsch Bank of Berlin, for the reorganization of the Northern Pacific, and they have finally authorized him to carry otit his plan, which the bondholders will be recommended to accept, The first point of the Adams reorganization plan is the foreclosure of the old company and the formation of a new company under special arrangements for this purpose. Secondly, the new company is to issue shares to the amount of $100,000,* 000 and a maximum of $200,000,000 gold bonds, free of taxation. A sufficient amount of these bonds is to be reserved in order to replace the present first mortgage bbnds later and $3,000,000 of bonds are to be reserved in order to acquire Independent Branch Roads and for new Construction at a maximum charge of $20,000 per mile. The new bonds will be secured by a mortgage lien on the whole Northern Pacific system, including the St. Paul and Northern Pacific, and will bear interest partly at 4 and partly at 8 per cent, all ancler the same mortgage. Thirdly, the capital and interest of lihe new bonds are to be guaranteed \mcouditionally by the Great Northern by endorsing each bond, the Great Northern receiving in return half of the stock of the new company. The reorganization and the raising of the necessary working capital is to be secured by a syndicate headed by Messrs. J. Pierpont Morgan and the Deutsch Bank._ RATES WILL GO UP. NAffves iorteyinfr ***** Wiped Oat fiftd Forced to Retteftt. St. loins, May 20.—A special from El Paso, Tex., says: Information has been received here of a bloody local revolt which broke out in a settlement between the towns of Gaudaloupe Calvo and Varvagama, in the state of Chihuahua, Mex., a few days ago. The trouble began when the natives living in the district attacked astir* Veyifig party under Captain Morrison, an American, and killed 20 of the party. The affair was reported to the commander of Mexican troops at Par- fal, who immediately started a detachment of 100 men to the scene. Last Wednesday the troops were assaulted by the natives and the troops retreated, leaving half of their number dead on the battle ground. The appointment of the American, Morrison, to survey the government lands, which is now occupied by native farmers, caused the trouble. Morrison was to receive a certain portion of the lands for his work. The natives number about 2,000 men, living in the district which is stirrounded by mountains. Troops have been ordered to Chihuahua to •mell the revolt. Morrison escaped. CORBETT READY TO TRAIN. One Result of the Deal Between Jlin Hill and the Northern Pacific. NEW YORK, May 20.—President James J. Hill of the Great Northern railway, who arrived from Europe Saturday, conferred with the Northern Pacific reorganization committee and then started for Chicago. Previous to his departure Mr. Hill said in an interview that Collis P. Huntiugtou did not put the 10 per cent estimate on increase in business a bit too high as a result of the deal between these two coinpanie. Rates will be put up slightly all along the line and many expenses cut off. Moreover, it means that the Canadian Pacific will be given a lively race in the building up and development of the Northwest. "Will not the Canadian Pacific railway be a dangerous competitor?" he \yas asked. , "Not in thec> least,'-' answered Mr. Hill. "We'can -compete with any transcontinental line in the matter of fast time. We have nothing to fear from Canada." Speaking of the proposed new lines of steamships between Japan and the Pacific coast, Mr. Hill said: "Now that the war between China and Japan is virtually over, I expect that there will be a big industrial development in those two nations, and the United States will have as a consequence a good deal of business with them. If such a line of steamships is established, it will have to have new ships for fast service, like the new Atlantic liners, and of course that would take some time, but it will come." He Is Anxious to Meet Both Fltz and Jackson. NEW YORK, May 20.—James J. Corbett has reached town. He looks to be in excellent trim and expects to begin training for his fight with Bob Fitz- siinnioiis about June 1, at Asbury Park. "I should be glad to fight Jackson and Fitzsiminons a few weeks or days apart," said the champion, "and my cablegram was sent solely with an idea of securing the bids for a double event, if possible. I shall not apologize to the National Sporting club under any circumstances. Whatever have said about that club I shall stand by. I ain hopeful that my fight with Fitzsimnions can be decided somewhere in this country. As for the time I am willing to agree on any reasonable date." MINERS MAKING THREATS. Declare They Will Destroy Property a Orvllle, Iowa. OTTUMWA, la., May 20.—There is trouble at Orr Brothers' mines at Orr ville, two miles above mystic, ana Sheriff Bray has been summoned to tin place. Fully 200 miners congregated at Orrville, determined to get the miners who have been .working at the 70-ceut rate to quit work. It is saic they threatened to blow up the prop erty, aucl this has been confirmed by the action of Orr Brothers, who served notice on Sheriff Bray that they would hold the country responsible for any damage done to their property. NO MERCY FOR OUTLAWS. StMMAfilf Of WEM'S Instant Death the Penalty for Train Robbing in Mexico. ' CiTy ; pF MEXICO, May 20.—A bill has justi" pa'ssed the national congress regu- latjng : 'the manner in which train robbers 'will hereafter be dealt" with in Mexico. The new law is: If during the assault on any train there should result a case of robbery or death of one or more passengers the criminals, if apprehended, will then be condemned to suffer the death penalty without any other formality than the drafting of the minutes regarding the execution by the officers in charge of the forces effecting their capture. ASK AN EXTENSION. Toegday, Mat !*• Mt. Frank H. Thomas, the chief clef k of 4lie postoffice department, has resigned. Horatio S. Smith, the president of the Minneapolis Produce Exchange, died Monday, aged 56 years. North Alabama is greatly excited over a find of gold on Santa creek, near Guntersville, Marshall county. Mrs. Henrietta Moore has been se< ected as the temporary chairman of the Ohio Prohibition state convention. J. W. Cirkel & Sons, manufacturers of staves and headings at Thorpe and 3oyd, Wis., have made an assignment. Easbouud shipments from Chicago ast week amounted to 48,931 tons against 53,285 for the preceding week and 54,375 for the corresponding week of last year. The Costa Rican government has signed a contract with the Pacific Mail Steamship company by which the former will pay the latter for three years a subsidy'of $12,000 annually. Wednesday, Mny 1C. South Dakota Populists have started a colony in Mississippi. New Orleans wants the next Republican national convention. Four thousand persons participated in the G. A. R. parade at Bloorniugton, Ills. The pure food law of Ohio has been declared constitutional in a vinegar case. Peter Burnett, first governor of California, is dying in San Francisco. He is 87 years old. A boiler at the Homestead (Pa.) steel works exploded wrecking the building and fatally injuring two men. The condition of Secretary Gresham continues favorable and his physician reports him as doing reasonably well. Hugh McCulloch, formerly secretary of the treasury, is seriously ill at his country house in Prince Georges county, Md. Thursday, May 10. Several mines in the Keystone district, South Dakota, have resumed work. Hon. Hugh McCulloch, formerly secretary of the treasury, is resting easily. His condition on the whole shows a slight improvement though he is critically ill. The 16th annual convention of the Hotel Men's Mutual Benefit association met in a banquet hall of Delmonico's, New York, there being about 400 delegates present. The Lake county (Iiid.) circuit court las dissolved its temporary restraining order against Roby, but the state will ac once take action, to put a stop to racing at that place. Theodore Gushing, one of the richest men of Spokane, Wash., shot and killed Thomas King, a hired man on his farm. Cushiug and the hired man quarreled and Gushing shot him twice with a Winchester. WAN? AftGfMtft edistb the Big Syndicate Hop** to fcfeftt* friiw Yoftfc, May 18.—The World Anothe* chapter has been added to'the big syndicate history. A notice was sent to the bond banks interested in the gold'deal, requesting the deposit by the banks of a large quantity of: gold in the snb-tfeastiry here, the explanation of this last move lets a bit of light on the bargain which the - syndi^ cate made with the government. Most of the banks co-operating with the sytt* dicate were members of the original pool which subscribed for the last bond issue at about 104. It is estimated that the banks will now deposit about $13,000',000 additional gold in th& Bubtreasury, raising the reserve to about $111,000,000. In additio^ to this call the syndicate is rushing forward, foreign gold to complete that end of the contract. Some apprehensive operators see in this activity of payment a possibility that the syndicate will complete its contract with the government so soon that there will be time for another "scare" and the need of another bond issue before fall, when the heavy exports of grain usually brings a natural flow of gold from Europe ta this country. POWERS AGREE. Satisfactory Settlement Reached Between Japan and European Nations. WASHINGTON, May 18. —The Japanese legation has received an official cable, stating, in substance, that a final and satisfactory agreement has been reached by Japan with the European powers on the Eastern question. This was to follow the recent settlement with China. It is regarded as closing the entire subject. It is also regarded as negativing the unofficial statements of Russian newspapers that Russia would claim a protectorate over Korea. ONE FARE RATE. PAPER MILL BURNED. De- w«i wet TopBK4, Jga-R,, |tfay iB.-^-Cotmty toruey $a,ffo.r4 ^p a&uouftoed t|»at pai^e a, wwa»t to be PQmpjaiBt-of, CK W, Powers, %vea?»Qf Momll with fcaving nwuy °.»t of the state be Wisconsin River Company's Plant Btroyed at Whiting:, W!H. STEVENS POINT, Wis i( May 20.—Fire broke out about 11 p. m. in the basement of the Wisconsin River Paper and Pulp'company's mill, located at Whiting, a few miles from here, and totally destroyed tho same. The fire is supposed to have originated from a hot box among the machinery. This was one of the largest and best equipped plants in the state and manufactured pulp, book and printing paper, and was running night and day. The mills were owned by George Whiting of Menasha and William. Whiting of this place. The loss will reach $150,000. CUBANS LOST 700. Reported Engagement on the IJJth Near Jovito. TAMPA, Fla., May 20.— The Plant steamship from. Cuba brings reports of an engagement on ttie 18th near Jovito. The Spanish papers say that 8,000 Cubans attacked the city. The Cubans are said to have opened a general fire from threp sides on the Spaniards, who retreated, sending 80 mea to another station for reinforcements, When these arrived the Cubans withdrew, Cuban loss is placed at 700, JJenediot ajjrt WcOoy Indicted. S, P M May 20,r-.Tbe grand has returned indictments against JJ, M. Benedict and 0, F, McCQ7 for conspiracy. Attorneys for ttie defense entered a demurrer to the indictments, which was overruled by Judge Q-affy, The defendants pleaded not guilty, and bonds were flse4 at |5,QOO each, tut on the plea of Re»e4ipt that fee could not give that ajBiQlWt fci§ fcOBd Captajn of »l^e Royal Arthur -0., May 80,«-0&ptata 9, Royal Arthur, flag* flo station, who BritW* troops at Qw died pa, Aj#i go. a»4 was teuwd at sea Trew* wa forty)M''J8ff hew, qattstiw the women Ihem, wit myggf BO more Bltt Jbasgb bto imp-$8¥&me»t; May 18* we ; th,e, NovUwH Pacific China Wants to Make Another Proposition Regarding Formosa. SHANGHAI, May 20. — It is stated that China has asked Japan for an extension of the time in which the former country is to hand over the island of Formosa to the Japanese, pending a consideration of further proposals. Japan it is added, has declined the proposition. '•• ' _ , Hear Admiral Aliny Dead. WASHINGTON, May 17.— Rear Admiral John Almy, U. S. N., retired, died after a long illness, aged 81, For the past three weeks his family has known that the end was a question of only a short time. Mrs, AJmy, Miss Almy and the eldest son, Charles G. Almy, were ' at his bedside when the end came, He leaves two other sons, Lieutenant William A, Almy of the Fifth cavalry; Lieutenant Augustus C, Aliny of the navy, and another daughter, the wife of Lieutenant John C, Haines, now stationed at Springfield, Mass, _ _ Given Up as a Bad Job. ' PIERRE, S. D., May 30,— Commissioner Lockhart has about decided to drop the Yanktbn land ' cases under sec, 10 of the enabling a?t. The selection of iudemnity lands requires the. approval of the secretary of the interior and he has already refused to approve selections made. Mr. Lookhart does not care to begin costly litigation without any certainty of the outpome. Not News }n WASHINGTON, May 18. -rThe story cowing from San Francisco as to ister Thwrston being in favor of the restoratio» of the monarch, although given as emanating from "private in formation received at San Francisco," js uqt oew in Washington, as a similar story came, in the mail advices ten days ago, $$$ was regarded as a canard. Friday, May 17. Colonel Judson D. Bingham, assistant quartermaster general, has been retired. Governor Turney of Tennessee has issued a call for an extra session of the legislature, to meet Monday, May 27. The statement of the condition of the treasury shows available cash balance, $182,506,311; gold reserve, $97,043,114. The comptroller of the currency has given authority for the organization of the Forest City National bank of Forest City, la. . A number of warehouses and factories near the leather market, Berniond- sey, London, covering one and a half acres of ground, have been burned. The loss is estimated at $1,000,000. The Toronto Post announces that a marriage has been arranged between Captain Fitzherbert of the Royal Berkshire regiment and Mary, daughter of the late Eugene M. Wilson of Minneapolis. Saturday, May IS. O - - , The miners near Alliance, O., have resumed work at the old scale. Wheat closed at 70^ at Chicago Friday, an advance of nearly 2 cents for the day. The directors of the Burlington railroad have declared the regular quarterly dividend. Peter H. Burnett, the first constitutional governor of California, died Friday, aged 80 years, Mike King, who murdered a school teacher named A. C, Beck on Deo. 23 last, was hanged at Huntsville, Tenu, Henry S. Thurber, President Cleveland's private secretary, will occupy the Waters cottage, at Silver Shell Beach, near Marion, Mass., this summer. The Spanish steamer Gravina, bound from Antwerp for Lisbon, was lost off Capones during a typhoon, and only two of those on board were saved. The chinch; bug and the Hessian fly had another inning in the wheat market at Chicago Thursday, soaring shorts and advancing the July price 3 cents, ajonilay, May 30. Gibbons has sailed for Cardinal Uojne. China's national debt amounts to but $50,900,000. Commercial agencies report continued improvement in business. The. Qhioago Woman's club has obliterated tlje color line. 4 ma4 dog spare is terrorizing the people of, 8t< Joseph, Mo. at half a million was t 8t- Alba»s, Vt, ftegroes were flayed Western Lines Take Action Regarding- Coming Big Meetings. CHICAGO, May 18.— The lines of the- Western Lines Passenger association. have declared a one-fare rate for the following meetings, the largest of theyear: Epworth League, at Chatta,- nooga; Christian Endeavor, at Boston;. Knights Templar, Boston; Baptist Young People's Progressive union, Baltimore; G. A. R., at Louisville, and. National Educational society, Denver- Burned in Their New Dwelling;. MIDLAND, Mich., May 14. — Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hale were burned at 8 a.m. The couple moved into a new house the previous day. They were busy unpacking goods until a late hour, but finally retired with the rest of the family. They awoke to find the house in. flames, and were so hemmed in that escape was impossible and they died in. great agony. The children were rescued. Neighbors declare that the fire was incendiary. Had Considerable Money. .REEDSBUBG, Wis., May , !§.— John Suyder was found dead in his .'rooms at B. D. Russell's house in this city. An inquest was held, the coroner and the jury decided that he came to his death. by taking arsenic and strychnine, of which a large quantity was found in. his pockets. He had two brothers in Indiana, and in his trunk was found. over $230. .' _ Mountain Iron Miuo Closed, VIRGINIA, Minn., May 16. — The Mountain Iron mine has closed ' down. The officials will give no cause, but say they had instructions to close from headquarters. This throws a large number of men out of employment. The Franklin mine loaded ore all day under the sheriff's protection. The strikers are quiet. Gone to Console Mrs, 1 Wilde. NEW YORK, May 20.— ^The Advertiser says: Mrs. Frank Leslie is to sail for England on Saturday to visit her ex- mother-in-law, Lady* Wijde, and do what she can to comfort that lady in her trouble in the disgraceful scandal in which her eldest son, Osoar has cut so prominent a figure," Tried to WreeU a Train, BURLINGTON, Wis., May 13, — tempts .were made during the night to wreck two Burlington trains at West Burlington, Ties were so insecurely placed on the track that both trains were stopped. There v, us . no serious damage. No clue. JTurqaces Closed, HANCOCK, Mich,, May 16.-— Owing to the scarcity of mineral ore for reduO' tion one furnace has gone out of blast at the smelters here, probably for the season, Five furnaces in the < copper district have closed already this month- No further reduction is anticipated, Wreckage From the Chlcovn, BENTON HARPOR, Mich,, May 3Q.™- Large quantities of Chioora' wreckage came ashore three miles north of here during the day. Hundreds o f people flopked to the scene, where from the pilot house, 'cabin and main deck were gathered, Ju L.UWN0, Tes., May 30,^4 struck 13 miles south of Jiere last ing, unroofing several houses am} fciJi jagg/small Wgro boy. Crops ju, $raok of ths storm were bipwn, the ground, • N®W YOBS, May pipe ^ l§ tp, l WQR, thie,'

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