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%fo f iiintte §ctucu\ VTJVUMMM* ITDT SATURDAY —ST­ MT. N. JBTJRDIOK. miMB: 91. 60 Per Year, Btrlotly Advance Tht Bmt A*vmriiting Btedium to reach 4*« fenr north-eattern tounHu, OMe" Boutkweat Corner Lawler unit Tllden 8t» W. N. BURDICK, Editor and Proprietor. INDEPENDENCE OUR POLITICAL CBEED; THE GOLDEN RULE OUR MORAL GUIDE. TERMS: $1.50, IF PAID IN ADVANNCE. VOLUME XIX. POSTVILLE, IOWA, SATUEDAY, AUGUST 29, 1891. NUMBER 24. ADVERTISING RATES: TIM n. lln. Sin. 4 In. H col H coV 1 col. 1 week •1 W |1 50 |»K1 $1 00 t 'i 00 $10 00 t weeks ... 1 M 3 31 8 75 B 75 » fC 18 00 8 weeks ... i! 00 8 00 6 Oil 1 30 io on 18 00 1 month .. 2 m 1 7S 0 30 9 25 12 00 io ro S months. 8 00 4 90 « 00 11 75 17 00 25 00 8 months.. 4 00 0 85 ii ai 10 00 3! 00 S3 00 4 months.. 8 60 8 00 15 00 SO 00 82 00 50 00 1 year.... 10 00 18 00 18 00 80 00 45 00 80 00 Business cards not exceeding Ave lines, $3. Legal ndvertlm>mont« at legal rate*. Adverttee- ineilts Inserteil with no speclflo time will bo rmtillshed until nrdsred out nn< charged for fle- oormnRiy. All bills payable quartorlj. BORROWING TROUBLE. Sermon by Rev. T. DoWitt Ta'maBe on a Pornioioud Habit It Destroys AU the Pleasure of 1,1 fe to t» Drawing on the Future for that which Mar Novor be RenlUed. The following discourse upon a peculiarly bosctting sin wns delivered by Rev. T. DeWitt Talnioge in the Brooklyn tnbernncto on his return from his western trip. Ills text was: Bufflolont unto the day Is the evil thoroof. —Matthew vl.,3«. The life of every man, woman and child is as closely under the Divine eare aa though such person wore the only man, woman or child. There are no accidents. As there is a law of storms In the natural world, so there is a law of trouble a law of disaster, a law of misfortune; but the majority of tho troubles of life are imaginary, nnd the most of those anticipated never come. At nny rate, there is no cause for complaint against God. See how much lie hath done to make thee happy. His sunshine filling tho earth with glory, making rainbow for the storm and halo for the mountain, greenness for the moss, HafTron for the eloud and crystal for the billow, and procession of bannered flame through the opening gates of the morning, chaffinches to sing, rivers to glitter, •eas to chant and springs to blossom, and overpowering all other sounds with its song, and overarching all other •plendor with its triumph, covering up all other beauty with Its garlands, and outilashing all other thrones with its dominion—deliverance for a lost world through the Great Redeemer. I discourse of the sin of borrowing trouble. First Such a habit of mind and heart is wrong, because it puts one into • despondency that ill fits him for duty. I planted two rose-bushes in my garden; the ono thrived beautifully, the other pesished. I found the dead ono on tho shady side of the house. Our dispositions, like our plants, need sun' shine. Expectancy of repulse is the cause ofmany secular and religious fail ures. Fear of bankruptcy has uptorn many a fine business, and sent the man dodging among the note-shavcrs. Kcar of slander and abuse h as often invited all tho long-beaked vultures of scorn and back-biting. Many of tho mis fortunes of life, like hyenas, flee if you courageously meet thera How poorly prepared for religious duty is a man who sits down under the gloom of expected misfortunot If he pray, he sayB: "I do not think I shall be answered." If he give, he says: "] expect they will steal tho money.' Helen Chalmers told me that her fa ther, Thomas Chalmers, in the darkest ,hour of the history of the Free Church of Scotland, and when the woes of the land seemed to weigh upon his heart, said to the children'. "Come, let us go out and piny ball or fly kite," and the only difficulty in the piny was that the children could not keep up with their fathor. The M'Cheyues and the Summerfields of tho church who did tho most good, cultivated sunlight Away with the horrors! They distill poison; .they dig graves; and if they climb so .high, they would drown tho rejoicings of Heaven with sobs and wailing. ' You will have nothingbut misfortune in the future if you sedulously watch for it. Upw shall a man catch the right kind of fish if he arranges his line, and hook, and bait to catch lizards and water serpents? Hunt for bats and hawks and bats and hawks you will find. Hunt for robin redbreasts you will find robin redbreasts. One night an eagle and an owl got into fierce battle; the eagle unused to the night, was no match for an owl, which is most at home in tho darkness, and the king of the air fell helpless, but the morning rose and with it the eagle; and the owl, and the night hawks, and the bats came a second time to the combat; now the eagle, in the sunlight, with a stroke of his talons and a great cry, cleared tho air, and his enemies, with torn feathers and splashed with blood, tumbldd into the thlckots. Y« are the children of light. In the night of despondency you will have no chance against your onomles that flock up from beneath, but, trusting in God and •tandlng in the sunshine of the promises, you shall "ronow your youth like t , v the eagle." ' ^Again: The habit of borrowing troubje is wrong, because it has tendency to make us overlook present blessing. To slake man's thirst the rook is cleft, and cool waters leap into his brimming cup. To feed his hunger the fields bow down with bending wheat, and tho cattle come down with full udders from the clovor pasture to give him milk, and the orchards yellow and ripen, easting their juicy fruits into his lap. Alasl that amid such exuberance of blessing man should growl as though ho were a soldier on half rations or a sailor on short allowance', that a man should stand nook-deep n harvests looking forwar d to famine; ;that one should feel the strong pulses of health marching with regular 'tread through all the avenues of life, and yet tremble at tho expeoted BBBaultof sickness; that u man should •it in his pleasant homo fearful that .ruthless want will some day rattle the 'broken window-sash with tempest, and •weep the coals from the hearth, and pour hunger into the bread-tray; that a man fed by Iilm who owns all the harvests should expect to starve; that one whom God IOVOB and surrounds with benediction, and attends with angelic escort, and hovers over with more than motherly fonduess, should be looking •for a heritage of toursl Has God been hard with thee, that thou shouldBt be foreboding? Has He stinted thy board? Has He covered thee with rags? : Has He spread traps for thy feet, and (railed thy cup, and rasped thy soul, . •nd wrecked thee with storm, and thundered upon thee with a life full oi 'v. calamity? If your father or brother come into your bank whore gold and •liver are lying about, you do not /•watch' thniu, for you know they are rag shadow. Praise II im for trcsn, cooi water, bubbling from the rock, leaping in tho cascade, soaring in tho mist, falling in the shower, washing aginst the rock and clapping its hands in the tempest Love Him for the grass that cushions the earth, and the clouds that curtain the sky, and the foliage that waves in tho forest Thank Him for a Bible to read, and a cross to gaze upon and a Saviour to deliver. Many Christians think it a bod sign to be jubilant, and their work of self- examination in a hewing down on their brighter experience*. Like a boy with a new jack-knife, hacking everything he comes across, so their self -examination Is a religious cutting to pieces of the greenest things they can lay their hands on. They Imagine they are going about borrowing trouble, and borrowing it at thirty per cent, which is always a sure precursor of bankruptcy. Again: The habit of borrowing trouble is wrong, because the present is sufficiently taxed with trial. God sees that we all need a certain amount of trouble, and so Ho opportions it for all the days and years of our life. Alas for the policy of gathering it all up for one day or year! Cruel thing to put upon the back of one camel all the cargo intended for the entiro caravan. 1 never look at my memorandum-book to see what engagements and duties are far ahead. Lot every week bear its own burdens. The shadows of to-day are thick enough; why implore tho presence of other shadows? The cup is already distasteful, why halloo to disasters far distant to come, and wring out more gall into tho bitterness? Are wo such champions that, having won the belt in former encounters, wo can go forth to challenge all the future? Hero are business men just able to manage affairs as they now are. They can pay their ront, and meet their notes, and manage affairs, as they now are, but what if there should como a panio? Go to-morrow and write on your day-book, on your ledger, on your money-safe: "Sufficient unto tho dny 1 B tho evil thereof." Do not worry about notes that are far from due. Do not pile upon your counting desk the financial anxieties of the next twenty yeurs. The God who has taken care of your worldly occupation, guarding your store from tho torch of the incendiary and tho key of tho burglar, will be as faithful in ti -91 as in 1881. God 's hand is mightier than the machinations of stock gamblers, or tho plots of political demagogues, or tho red right arm of revolution, and the darkness will ily and tho Rtorm fall dead at His feet. So there are persons in feeble health, and they aro worried about tho future. They make out very well now, but they are bothering themselves about future pleurisies and rheumatisms and neu- ralglas and fevers. Their eyesight is feeble, and they are worried lost they entirely lose it. Their hearing is indis tinet, and they aro alarmed lost they become entirely deaf. They felt chilly to-day, and are expecting an attack of typhoid. They have been troubled for weeks with some perplexing malady, and dread becoming life-long invalids. Take care of your health now, and trust God for tho future Uo not guilty of the blasphemy of asking Him to take earo of you while you sleep with your windows tight down, or eat chicken salad at 11 o 'clook at night, or sit down on a cake of ice to cool off. lie prudent and then be confident. Some of tho sickest people have been the most useful. It was so with Pnyson, who died doaths daily, and Robert Hall, who used to stop in the midst of his sormon and He down on tho pulpit sofa to rest, and thon go on again. Theodore Frelinghuysen had a great horror of dying till tho time came, and thon wont peacefully. Take care of tho present, and lot tho future look out for itself, 'H^jifllclonfc unto the day is tho evil thereof.'' Again: Tho habit of borrowing mis-, fortune is wrong, because it unfits us for it when it actually does come. We can not always have smooth sailing, Life's path will sometimes tumble among declivities, and mount a steep, and be thorn-pierced. J udas will kiss our cheek, and then sell us for thirty pieces of silver. Human scorn will try to crucify us between two thieves. We will hear the iron gate of the sepulchor creak and grind us it shuts in our kindred. But wo can not get ready for thoso thingB by forebodings, They who fight imaginary woes will come, out of breath, into conflict with the armed disasters of the future, Their ammunition will have been wasted long before they come under! tho guns of the real misfortune. Boys in attemping to jump a wall, sometimes go so far back in order to get impetus, that when they come up they are exhausted; and these long races in order to get spring enough to vault troublo, bring us up at last to the dreadful reality with our Btrongth gone. Finally: The habit of borrowing trouble 1 B wrong, because it is unbelief. God has promised to take care of UB . Tho Bible blooms with assurancoB. Your hunger will bo alleviated; your sorrows will bo healed. God will sandal your feet, and smoot your path, and along by frowning crag and opening grave sound the voices of victory and good cheer. The summer olouds that seem thunder-charged really carry in their bosom harvests of wheat and •hooks of oorn, and vineyards purpling for the wine-press. The wrathful wave will kiss the feet of the great storm- walker. Our great Joshua will command, and above your soul the sun of prosperity will stand still. Bleak and wave -struck Patmos shall have apocalyptic vision, and you shall hear the cry of tho elders, and the sweep of wings, and trumpets of salvation, and the voice of hallelujah unto God forever, Your way may wind along dangerous bridle-paths, and amid wolf's howl and the soream of the vulture, but the way •till winds upward till angels guard it, and trees of Ufa overarch it, and thrones line It, and crystalline fountains leap on it, and the pathway ends at gates that are pearl and streets that are gold, and temples that are always open, and bills that quake with perpetual as the bills for tuition and board and clothing and books come in, pays them. So God will not give grace all at once for the future, but will meet all your exigencies as they come. Through earnest prayer, trust Him. Put everything in God's hand, and leave it there. Large interest money to pay will soon eat up a farm, a store, an estate, and the Interest on borrowed troubles will swamp anybody. "Sufficient unto tho day Is the evil thereof." iTHE LATEST NEWS. GENERAL NOTES. AN KXCITING HACK. Twelve Heats Run, the largest Number on IlccorcJ. iNDEruNDENCE, Iown, Aug. 25.—Ono of the most exciting races evir contested hero was nnfinishju— the three-year-old and under pace run today. It, took twelve hcutp, tho most ever run in one race on any track to decide it, and nobody was able to pick the winner. In the two-year-old class Monbars made tho last half of the last milo in l:08J<j and Instquaiter in 32 seconds, a time never equaled by Axtell or Allerton in their two-year old form. High wind impeded Hie speed several seconds. Three-year old and under, pace; 81,500; Dandy 0 won; Maud M second; Bireh- wond third; Falena fourth. Time, 2:18'£. Two year olds: 85,000; Monbars won; Bi rmuda Boy second; Ellio Paine third; [fifty Ihick fourth; best time 2:27}£. 2:.T0 payors: $5,000; Direct won in thrro straight heats; Mascot second; Hen- rv S. third; Indianapolis Boy fourth; best time 2:13?.,'. A WII.IJ-WKSTSIIOW. Troves u Swindle mid Causes Much Trouble. Sioux CITY , Iowa, Aug. 20 — A "wildest" show had been advertised to take , Ince to-night at tho base-ball park, and at the appointed time thousands of people were present to see it, having paid 25 cuts each. The show proved to bu a fake," got up by the stock-yards employ­ es here, and tho enraged people demanded their umoney back. Failing to get it tie prom ters of tho show were all arrested for swindling. MUST UO TO JAIL. > Other Alti-rnutlvo for mi Ottumwii Suhioit .keeper. 0'iru .MwA, Iowa, Aug. 20.—"Stormy" Jordan, the notorious saloon keoper will probably go to jail. Tho attorneys for the slaty iu the nuisance case compromised bv tin.'county attorney, who allowed "Stormy o pay his lines at the rate of 840 a month today received fuvorablo action on their letition to set tho action of County Attorney Walsh aside. Tho judge grunted the I gees from Russia' Petition, telling tho sheriff that he should have acted as though no contract had been made by the county attorney, as the latter had no legal right to act in the matter, ST. PAUI , bankers say they cannot furnish enough money for all tho wheat. ^ IT is said that Jay Gould is seriously ill nnd hns gono to Soda Springs, Idaho, for treatment. EXPERTS and scientists come to the conclusion that the holy coat was mado in the time of Christ. ION Friday, Interstate Commerce Com missioner W alter L. Bragg, of Alabama, died at Spring Lake, N. J. JOHNSTON, TAI.LMAN & Co., of New York, importers of fireworks and toys, have assigned. Their liabilities arc 8100,000. I CAMFOIINIA papers demand the appointment of a Calil'orman at the head the bureau of horticulture of the world's fair. A HAILSTORM which swept over a wide strip of country south of gnndbury, N. D., Wednesday, laid waste 7,000 acres of gniin. DVIIKKFURTII'S rain-making experiments in Texas hiive apparently met with some success. Every time explosions have been made rain has followed. MINERS of the Argus coal company at Fort Dodge, Iowa, aro on a strike for an eight-hour day. COTTON worms are destroying crops around Urobilin, Tex., which is one of tho most productive sections in Texas. Several other places report the pest. CUINA is notified to cease the persecutions of foreigners or suffer the consequences of a demonstration of several powers, including America. IOWA'S weekly crop bulletin says all the :onditions during the past week have been favorable to tho corn crop. WILLIAM A. BIIICKILI ,, of New York, has sued the city of Baltimore for 8100,000 damages for alleged infringement of a patent for a feed water-heaters for steam tire engines invented by him. THE body found in St. Paul Friday, proves to be that of George J. Unborn,the Minneapolis elevator agent who disap peared a weok ago. FIIANCIS M. CIIUIICIIMAN , of tho banking firm of Fletcher & Churchman, of Indianapolis, and one of the wealthiest men in Indiana, is dead, aged lilty-ninc years. DniECTons of tho Hebrew benevu society and the Hebrew hospital and i him association, at Baltimore, have raised 8250,000 for tho protection of Jewish rei'u- JOHN HKHHV , a farmer living near' Mount Cnrmel, 111., fell from a tree Wednesday and was so badly injured that hu died within an hour. AN Erie excursion train ran into a wagon at Pntcrson, N. J., Friday night, killing Peter Flanmigan and injuring John Malono. A NUMiiP .u of cottages were burned Friday ut Ocean Spray, Mass., near Boston. Two mcnjweie burned to death as wave also two horses. Loss, 815,000. JAMKH FOX , of Rock Falls, Iowa, was naught in a threshing machine Wednesday and so badly injured that his recovery is impossible. TOM PACE , aged 1G, an employe of tho Knslcy furnnco company, at Birmingham, Ala., fell into a lake of molten slag Wednesday and was roasted to death. REV . W. T. < AIIHIK , rector of St. Paul's church at Grand Forks, N. D., his daughter, Miss Ruth Carrie, and Miss DoruVun Kirk were drowned Monday evening in Red Lake river. A CANAL boat with fully 200 pleasure- seekers collapsed Tuesday night below Dayton, 0. A number of passengers were severely injured. IliciiiiEKT MAI'ES , the famous athlete of Columbus college, was drowned before his mot Iter's eyes while bathing Sunday ut Fire Island. AnTtivjii COSNOVKII , of Princeton, III aged IS, was struck by a train while crossing the C. B. & Q. tracks at Miles Saturday and instantly killed IDA SMITH , aged 19, of Trowbridge Mich., and Pearl Scboley, of Lansing aged 11, were drowned at Pine Lake, near Lansing, Saturday night by the capsizing of a bout. Both bodies were recovered. AT Utica, N. Y., H. C. Mullicran, and John Lawtou wero killed, and .I.E. Hickey AFRICA'S GOLD MM. Lord Randolph Churchill Gives an Interesting- Account of His Travels in South Africa. He Finds Some Rich Gold Ore That is Exceedingly Hard to Handle. There are Also Found in That Country Valuable Silver, Coal and Iron Ores. in the neighborhood of the Rilver mines, obtained toe following singularly variety, but somewhat scanty bag—nor do I think that the scantiness could be fairy attributed to any excessively unskilled shooting: — Three snipe, ten quail, six ducks, one wild goose, seven partridges, five cornn, tbreo plover, four pigeons, ono eagle and five bitterns.—Now York Herald. Largest of all the gold mines round Johannisburg the Robinson mino is probably the most remarkable for the high average richness of its ore, and fore tho enterprise and method of its management. This mino was originally bought by a small syndicate for less than £20,000. In 1888 a company was tormed to work it with a capital of £2,700,000. The company possesses a "mijinpacht," or mining; tease, of about two hundred acres, containing some thirty-five mining claims. Three distinct reefs are being worked at different levels —the main reef leader, the middle reef and the south reef. The latter has hitherto afforded the richest results. Tho deepest level now being developed is about three hundred feet below the surface and it has been found by assay, but, not yet confirmed by practical crushing, that the ore at this depth maintains its . richness. There are about five miles of was fatally injured, Tuesday night, at u I underground workings, mostly illuinin- crossing, their carriage having been run | a ted by tho electric light. The ore, which into try a train. GAGGED A CLKRK. Professional Snfo Itobbere Get In Their Worlc at ltock Kupitla, Iown. ROCK RAPIDS , Iown, Aug. 2G.—Profes- . ioniil safe crackers blew open Hnstiiigs & Bradloy's and tho American Exprejs coiu- f niny's safes last night. Tho clerk in Instings and Bradley's big atoro was tied to the cot and gagged while the robbers worked, but managed to free himself and gave tho alarm "after they went away. They were carefully masked. About 830 was obtained. Hoy Killed by the Cars. DEH MOINES , Iowa, Aug. 26.—Harry nith aged 9 years, was run over by the cars in the Des Moines union yards this fnternoon and killed. IT is all very well for the Now York au korities to indict all tho editors for print ing the news about the oloctrical oxecu tions. That is the best possible way of assuring the ropeal of tho law which for bids the papers to print such news. Tho trial on these indictments will doubtless involve the question as to the constitution nlity of tho law, and it ia not likely to stand the test. Uriti8iNas of the people to purify the moral atmosphere are becoming common in different parts of the country. These outbreaks and expressions of public opin- ii4 show that the people generally do not rei> quietly under continued violations of the law that officials appear to be ignorant of action it is useful, at least, in spurring tho officers to their duty. What everybody sees and is crying out against, the law officials cannot longor refuse bounties TmtBE nuNDiiED AND FIFTY Hour packers and nailers at Minneapolis, Minn., struck Tuesday morning for an advance of 25 cents a day. This being the busy season the millers had to submit and the men gained their point. JAMES RUSSEM. LOWELL willed all his manuscripts to Charles Elliot Norton, who is made the poet's literary executor. Harvard college gets such of his books as it wants, and the rest of the estate, which is small, goes to Mr. Lowell's daughter. THE Illinois trust nnd savings bank, of Chicago, has begun unit to foreclose a tecoml mortgage on tho plant of the Pacific street railway at Los Angeles. Tho amount involved is 81,004,000, with interest. THE United States commissioners to Behring BOA have returned to Nariaimo on tho steamer Albatross, having concluded their labors. The British commissioners are nlso returning, and will rexch Victoria in a few days. . AI.BEUT SALISBUKY , a milk dealer of Jackson, Mich., left his home Tuesday morning and has not boon seen since. He is fifty-four years of ago and has beon in business in Jackson Bixteon years. He was well provided with money wh-m ho disappeared. OBITUAUY : At Lincoln, Neb., ex-Chiof Justice Oliver P. Muson, aged sixty-two. At Vicksburg, Miss., ex-Mayor It. F. Beck, aged forty-oight. At Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Benjamin W. Freoman, aged sixty-four. At Blooniington, 111., Gilbert Green, aged seventy-eight. ORIMH. OI.E soldiers aro being swindled by claim sharks in Washington. MAIITIN PIERCE has been arrested at Kuliiniiizo, Mich., for train-wrecking. IGEOKUK FOLOEII , a member of the senior class ut Knox college, committed suicide at Gulcsburg, Sunday. MA YOU L.VMHEKT of Duraugo. Col., is u defaulter to the extent of 3110,000 and a fugitive from justice. WILEY P. WILLIAMS tho assistant postmaster at Domianco, N. C, has been arrested for rilling registered letters. KUDOLI'II SCHIMI'F , a wealthy Gorman of Peoria, III., drowned himself in afoun- tain Tuesday. GEOHCIE E. MEI.CUEU committed sui cide ut tho Oakland hotel, Chicago, Tuesday, lie was at one time agent for tho Northern Steamship company. E. B. I'HESTON , a lumber merchant of North Ottawa, Kal., shot and killed his wife Sunday, and attempted to commit suicide. MIDI DELOITI , ngeil 17. wns shot by an unknown man at New York, Tuesday morning and died before rsaching the hospital. WAIIDEN 0 VICES and other oflicinls of tho Vermont state prison have identified Alnty as George H. Abbott, a highway man, who escaped that institution si: years ngo. KITTIE WOOD went walking with Flint, Mich., near the surface of the ground is a friable conglomerate, free from pyrite, becomes at the deeper levels a hard conglomerate rock almost impervious to tho ordinary drill and hammer worked by manual labor, and highly pyrit:,!. These two qualities have necessitated the installation of American air drilling machinery of such power as to be capable of drilling a hole four feet deep into the rock in fifteen minutes which u native would bo unable to complete working m an entire day. The abundant presence of pyrites compels chouiical treatment of tho concentrates and tailings, the stamps alone being unable to extract moro than fifty per cent, of the gold. The McArthur Forrest process, or, ir. other words, the treatment of the ore by cyanide of potassium, is being tried upon the tailings, and a chlorination plant is being installed for the treatment of the concentrates. It is, however, too soon to pronounce upon the respective merits of these processes, and it is possible that tho expense per ton may be greater than would admit of appreciable profit. Here and there in the deeper levels pockets of ore of extraordinary richness are found. I have before me as I write a specimen taken from such u pocket estimated by assay to produce a thousand ounces to tho ton. This is probably an exaggerated estimate. Another specimen has beon estimated to produce twenty-eight ounces to the ton. The average yield, however, of the ore in the deeper levols will probably bo found to bo a little under two ounces to the ton. The entiro gold production cf the Robin son mino since the commencement of tho year 1889, a period of a little moro than two years, may bo stated in round figures at 100,000 tons of ore, realizing 200,000 mob. FOREIGN. FI>OM applications for sugar made to the internal levenue commission- •IGEIMAN ministers decide not to reduce tho duties on corn. HUNDIIEDS were Irilled and thousands injured by tho cyclone in Martinique. TimtTY lives were lost Monday by an Wben public sentiment is aroused to overflow of the St. Marie at Port-on' " Prince. THOMAS EDDJNGTON & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland, have failed. Thoir liabilities are 8250,000. _ TnEnK is a great demand for American wheat and produco in Peru, the Chiliun supply being cut off. or an ejected production of 8,000,000 R ^rXlm^ pounds of maple, 20,210,000 pounds of f rom the effect of a lightning shock, beot, and 666,623,000 pounds of cane SSSEVKHE storms aro reported on tho sugar during the present fiscal year. It 1 B Spanish coaBt. A number of VOSBOIS have not expected that the maple will as a rule been wrecked, and great damage has been tontain the required 20 per cont. of puro do " e ' , , ,„™n» „„,i -mill m.f n hn„nlv i.f hut W. " 1IS Anglo-Australian bonk, another jugar, and so will get a bounty of but 1% )andcompar Jy comieoto d with the British cents a pound instead of 2 cents. Making Bunk of Australia, has suspended, with allowances here and for possible overesti- liabilities of 8600,000. mates of production by appliances, tho A UAHOIINAN named Medina, living in government officials place the probable tho United States of Columbia, has con- payments in bounty at 811,000,000, or tosed to murdering thirteen children uu- » »X AAA AAA i OA AAA AAA i H. der 5 months ot age. Ten wero his own from 82,000,000 to 84,000,000 above the oui |dren, nnd three his grandchildren, estimates of the framors of the law. ITALIAN government organs assert that A T"..)..^,.-,. . ,. T1 .^ T ,„^, if tho next conclave is henl abroad the CAiaifOHNlA's UE8KRT. government will occupy the Vatican and An interesting Btory told reBpootuig the exclude the new pope from it. lake recently formed in the arid'region, TDD dispute between the foreign repre- apparently demonstrates the marine origin sentatives and the Chinese government has of the sudden inundation. After tracing tak f n - a favorable turn, and there is a pros- the powerful stream of which the lake is ^ f™*™^ , , 4 .. £ , 1, 1 . A TENEMENT house, inhabited by ten an expansion, it was found that its waters erBOnB oi the p00rer olaB8i was burned at wero brackish, and in several places bodies Sandwell Saturday, Two persons were of doad smelt and. also some arustaceans cremated, a woman was killed by jumping that are found only on the Pacific shores two others were seriously injured. wuth of San Diego harbor were picked up. - D ° I } I S? q " a " e i w ^ hia Sun ... . , , . D ., , . r . . , day, at Paris, a young man named Bacon, It is Btated UIBO that an analysis of the belonging to an American family, attack- water BhowB that it has n saline density of ed the former with a bowie-knife, stab- eighteon per cent. Sea water ordinarily king him horribly and finally outtlng his - --- - throat. Bacon, wco is no*/ under arrest, Gesrge Wilkinson at Flint, Mich., last Wednesday evening and hns not since ouncos of gold, in value from six hundred been seen. Wilkinson has been arrested, to oight hundred thousand pounds. Upon HENUY C. VANNATTA a well known tu0 enormous capital tho directors de- real ostato man'of Philadelphia, has dared for tho year 1889 a dividend of five absconded, leaving debts behind him ng- percent., and for tho year 1890 four per gregating 820,000 or more. cent. They spent moreover out of tho HenrTp'oT S ™ MS^1?SOT erected, making a total of sixty stamps, JOHN J. S. WILSON , a commercial when tho rock drilling machinery is at traveler, whose residence is Blooniington, viorkandtho chlorination plant set up, III., committed Buicido at his father's the manager expects to cet from crushings home in Chicago, Monday. HiitAM J. BAKER, 11 Now York traveling man who was sent to jail at Quincy, III., because of his inability to pay a 8100 board bill, committed suicide by cutting his throat ,,'( ; AT New Auburn, Minn., a Mrs. Dickin son tied her fourteen-yenr-old daughter to herself and then jumped into the lake. Both were drowned. Mrs. Dickenson lived from eighty-five hundred to nino thousand ounces of gold ptr month. Thero nro employed in the Robinson mino one hundred and thirty Europeans and about nino hundred native workmen. The wages paid to Europeans rango high. Carpenters receive from £5 to JE 5 10s, a week. Skilled mechanics and blacksmiths receive £H a week. Strange to say, in Bplto of thoso high wages the white workmen aro constantly leaving their employment and going off to Mas U„«„I„_J Tk. j;^4„.. e„,i ;i unhappily with her husband, CHARLES LAWIIENCE , ox-assistant cash- w ier of the Keystone National bank of Phil- honaland. The directors find it moro and adolphia, who pleaded guilty to false en- moro difficult to obtain skilled labor, and tries in the books, was sentenced Tuesday there appears to bo both at thiB mine and to seven years' imprisonment and a lino of generally all over the Randt a most proni- 8100 and costs. "ing opening for young English median- themselves. I'our deaths will probably result. NKAH San Mateo, Cal., Avon Taylor, a farmer, while drunk, boat his wife and im cight-yoar-old son over tho hoad with a pick handle. Mrs. Taylor cannot recover, POLICEMAN THURSTON , while protecting the foreman of a brick yard from an attack by four Italians at Exeter, N. H., Wednesday, had his skull fraotured. The Italians fled to the woods and are boing pursued by citizens and police, SOLOMON KAUFMAN , who disappeared land, but tho high wages, counted with dwelling rent free, in addition to a magnificent climate, would appear to open tho road to fortune. The Robinson mino, such as it is, is probably one of tho finest gold mines in the world, but it is overbui dened with an exceaBive capital account, which boforo long it may be found convenient and practicable considerably to reduce. Situated somewhat to the west of the Robinson mino ia the Langlate estate. This company, with a capital of £45,000, owns and works an estate held in freehold, not un from his home in Shclbyville, Ind., ono der a mining lease, of considerable larger week ago, was found dead behind his barn area than that held by the Robinson corn- Sunday, with 11 bullet in his head and a pany. The main and south reefs aro revolver in his baud. principally worked, but the averago yiold FRANK JOHNSON , of New York, Sun- does not exceed _ fifteen pennyweights to day night shot himself in his room in the the ton. There is, however, an enormous Bingham house, Philadelphia, with a 41- quantity of this ore in Bight, and the ex- oaliber revolver. He was taken to the "elent management enables a good profit Jefferson hospital and is not expected to to bo realized. A battery of 120 stamps is refuses crime. to give any explanation of his FIRES AND CASUALTIES. "'' %- hohMt, hut if an entire stranger come long, and a city mingling forever Sabby thj^ftfei you Ue«p your eye ou him, bath, and jubilee, and triumph, and contains about four per cent, of solid mat ter in solution. Wero the waters of the lake entirely derived from the Pacific ocean their salinity should be greater than that of the ocean water, because while ™._„. 4 >, r, u T. ., spreading out over the heated land they ^iljoOtaSrt. de «^ rfould undergo rapid evaporation. This TWO -WORKMEN were badly injured by a phenomenon is attributed to the action of fall at the yfest hotel, Minneapolis, the earthquake of June 28 hiBt, when huge A MINNEAPOLIS sewer inspector lost reck masses -were torn from the mountain kia life by the caving in ot a sewer, sides. Three hours later the telegraph .,A W««»H»U » boil[etorm at Depr Creek, announced tin Iprush of waters into the 2,WK ?aWWgrai«. g ' deBteo * ed abwii THB Damon ' recover. TOM FRENCH wns arrested in St. Louis, Mo,, Monday, for burglary. After collecting tho booty in the house visited by him he undressed and entered the bed 00- oupied by tha lady of the house. She resisted him, escaped, and ran into the streets almost naked. Frightful Loss of lifet Of the many dimeters with which mankind has in process of erection on this mine, which is perhaps the best developed and general ly the most attractive of all tho initios in the Randt. The Forreira mino, adjoining the Robinson, is just as celebrated for its splendid milling plant and machinery and for its economical and skillful administration. The mine consists of about fifteen claimB, yielding on an average nearly one ounce to the ton. The concentraiteB and tailings of this mino, when properly treated t are ox Vltlted, one Of the Worst is that Cl«»« Of nil- Ul vuio uimo, numi ^iiujiojyr HOIJIOV ., tuo u» Wents winch originating elmply with inactivity of pected to produce a considerably addition* - -IBs al yield. Hero has been installed a verj the kidneys and bladder, causes auch frightful Ions ot life. Under this appalling category come Brlght'a disease, dlauetea, gravel, ordinary ne. phltlt and catarrh oi the bladder. No class of organic matadlee. against which modlcal skill ta pitted, BO often names the expert practitioner and nets Ills skill at naught. Easy l» It, however, to arrest these direful ailments at Hie start. The ...yield. Hero has been inBtallod a very perfect assay and smelting plant and lab oratory. By the courtesy of the very skill ful gentleman in charge of this department, Dr. Simon, 1 waB enabled to follow the beautiful process of treatment of pyrites by cholorine gas. The pyrites are roasted prior to treatment, becoming ox- for you do not know nift designs. Bo iojiM} ©en ta«»t Qodi not as » fathw, tat * stranger, and act auspiciously t»toWM« Him, M though they wart mMJfa would cteal wmethlng. ifSyJtfh' tine you began to th&nk L ~-"M»»; fewpy. buoyant, W>« FErrtw.BJin tor jrouj homt, olwnf Wd>»»g>»t^r. •oronatlon. Let pleasure abut her ilrsn song, •Tie not the song for mei To weeping It will turn e 'er long, For thirls Heaven's decree^ But there'* a song tbe ransomeO'ilng . To Jeaus, their exulted K!»g, With Joyful heart and wngue, , Q«, tbM'a ibe aong tor m»l Gowt )g0i toy brother) i^he; father ^ .„ IJ-.. , «Of*notgWe to his sou «,t«hoolenouA •.jwWBinglightedm*v < mMJ w IMV typ HW »1 yet** b»t, >n iron works ot Cambridge, I Mass,; were, destroyed .by fire Tuesday depressed salt plain. Tbe first theory was that the flooding must be traceable to a •. ™ . - «„„-*„;;-„-* ri.e of the Co.orado river Butobeerva- ^J ^SS^T ^m ,ioni8eem to disprove this theory ina iously injured in St. Paul by runaway most conclusive manner. But it is im- freight eare. ' portent that the whole scene of the over- ^SS,"^!? K?™ wil?u„?ffi d, !Lfe t i nw _ w ! low should be oarefully explored oe hoped the geological survey officers California or the Na^onal geological m-\ Tii»ra white men '>6M, 'killed'by',* wvulnwke gj thorough exploration of railroad wreck on the Vailei" route am ike ^Midatfd region. , (Cleveland (tittiM!, Miuuelppl T41.4" killed, and Dave Flaharty injured, in a it ts to wreek on the Union Paelflo near frighton, icers of I Ool. <•,•!. • ^e^lUJei^bysl*' Valley route ltejjri^^ SinretloTcYloTofHosK IUUOWJU HWIW umvuiv.ii,, ., D v»/u..„ H v„Junt siifllcfeut to act the bladder and kldneya at tremely friable, losing the sulphur which 1 hnulontB ot coroaierce excite without either « accessible to the attractions of •trengtlientng or regulating, Uostetter'a BtorancU chlorine, in the MoArthur Forrest pro- Hliiera doe» both. It l» unfailing tar malaria, cess—the Cvanido of nottassium DrooeSs— ...... , *r—r ., the expense of treatment being thereby l don t believe any young man that considerably reduced, but it is asserted, stays M late as young Jinkins does has his and probably with truth, that the Mc- gm share of sense," remarked Blogson to Arthur Forrest process is only available for was bolder ton Post. It should bo remembered that in addition to the difficulties and obstacles which To prevent tho evaporation of water in 1 have described above and which the gold fire paile, it ha# been luggestedtvhalififteen fields have had to encounter and overcome to twenty drops of oilLwlU form a, coating must be reckoned thempst stupid, selfish «l»f%M i ^pvi|.^j^e,di|a<}«|lty, 1 and incompetent government wbioh ever RuW'MDpvlweu'U by Gwuwn phy.i afflicted a wwmujily or a country, The Trr " • * " TrtAwvw pei'Msw everything wbioh mai) matt can desire for comfort, luxury and general prosperity—an unequalled climate, a soil of exuberant fertility, minesof gold, silver, coal and iron, all ot great richness. Tho Boers, in their stubborn and mulish ignorance, have resolved in so far as in them ies that none of this great wealth shall be taken advantage of and developed. In a country where million? of acres might produce millions of quarters of grain only comparatively a few hundreds of thousands of acres produce Indian corn. Two years at the least will probably elapse before Johnnnisburg, a town whose life nnd growth depends on the construction of railways, is proper connection with the sea coast, with other South American towns, or even with all of its one adjoining cu.d field. Millions of tons ot machinery, of coal, of provisions, of all tbe necessaries of life have had to bo brag) over hundreds of miles of ground, in groaning and overladen wagons by exhausted nnd half starved oxen. In such a condition of things one might have thought that the nio»t simple and inexperienced government could at least have maintained decent highway communication. On the contrary, the tracks are the worst in the world, in many places almost impassable in the best period of tho year, totally impassable in tho wet season. A comparatively small expenditure would suffice to render traffic possible and even ea>y H is, 1 believe, a fact that repeated applications have been made to the president for money to b'j spent on improving one- 1 pairing the roads, but all such applications are in vain. The president replies that he has no money to spend on such things as roads; that the tracks which aro in existence were made by and were good enough for the forefathers of the Boers, and are, therefore, more than good enough for the present day. The porverso simplicity of the-e Boers in inconceivable, but to it thero attaches a still darker stain —corruption. It is openly and publicly asserted in the press, in public speeches and in society, and sways violently and malignantly government circles. The vicious system of concessions abounds. Dynamite, nn articlo of prime necessity in a milling country, has been made the subject of a monopoly and granted to an individual who, for considerations unknown, is entitled to exclude all other dynamite from the country but. his own, and receives a royalty ot 12s. Gd. a ton on all his own dynamite which is consumed. To such a pitch has the policy of concession been carried that I am informed that quite recently nn individual applied to the government for a concession to grant, concessions, and that the proposition was gravely and seriously considered, but has not, yet been accepted. If this country had been in the hands of the Kngli-h or Americans it would probably now be peopled by some millions of "uropeans, would be giving forth every iriety in inexhaustible quantities of vegetable, animal and mineral produce; intersected by railways and canals—in a word, it might be tho most weathy and prosperous spot upon tho face of tho earth. I have spoken of silver mines. These arc situated some forty miles to the east of Johannisbnrg, and are of very recent dis covery. The history of them is somowhat remarkable. A company was formed to work them with, I believe, a capital of about a quarter of a million. Tho affair was probably a fraud, the money was mostly wasted; little was found and nothing was done and the silvor mines of tho Transvaal fell into disrepute and disfavor, Some person or persons, however, discov ered on tho property specimens of ore of singular richness. These being brought to gentlemen possessing experience and capital, were pronounced by them to be good silver ore. A small syndicate was soon formed, shares of tho old company wero quickly bought up, new capital was expended, the reef has beon oponed up and developed and ascertained to bo of groat extent ™d fair richness. Tho averago yield of tho oro has been estimated by assay to bo about thirty ounces of Bilvor to tho ton. In some places, however, reaches tho high average of from two hundred to tlireo hundred ouncos to the ton. It contains about thirty per cont. of lend. I am informed by oxports that tho geological formation of these oro deposit s is peculiar, the presence in abundanco of carbonate of iron and almost total absence of zinc and of any oxcoss of silver rendering smelting very easy. At present some difficulty in working this ore at a profit may ariso from the necessity of having to use for smelting imported coke at tho cost of some £15 per ton. In the immediate neighborhood coal mines ore being worked, but it is doubtful weather this coal can bo manufactured into coko sufficiently good for Buiolting purposes. It is known, however, that thore exist hard by beds of superior coal, and great hopes ure entertained that sufficiently good coko may bo produced upon tho spot. Silvor reefs appear to abound on tho properties adjoining that of tho Transvaal silvor mines company. One or two syndicates bavo been formed to acquire and develop thoso properties, and it is quite possible that the silver mines of tho Transvaal may becotno a larger, a more important and a more valuable industry than even tho gold mines of the Randt. I made, in company with somo frion 'ls, a very interesting and pleasant expedition to these silvor IUIIIGB , and tho incidents of the journey led me to offer a few remarks upon the presonco of game and the prospects of sport in the TranBvaal. My friend and I, who were naturally not com patent to form any practical judgment on mining values, took with us our guns and dogs in order to while away the time during which the engineer oxports would bo at work. Not many years ago theso wide and grassy plains abounded with game of al- moBt every description. Porsons whoso word can bo implicitly relied upon have informed mo that within the last fifteen years they can remember those plains being covered us fur as the eye could reach with countless thousands of wild beasts, blessbok, and springbok and other varieties of the deer and antelope tribe. So desolate and lifeless is the appearance of these plains now that it is difficult to credit the assertion. It happens, how ever, unfortunately for the sportsman that not long ago tbe demand for hides was considerable, and the wise, prudent and intelligent Boer immediately tat to work and slaughtered without diBorimiation every wild four-footed animal. So rock less and ruthless wan the slaughter that these Boer sportsmen never cared to carry home the animals thoy had Blain. Forming themselves into large Bbooting parties, they Bhot thorn down everywhere by scoreB, by hundreds and by thousands, leaving tho oaroasses to be devoured by the vultureB and going a few days afterward to gather up the skins which the vultures had neglected and which the sun had dried and tanned. Now the traveller can compass mile after mile ot plain without seeing so much as a solitary buck. In a few places, however, attempts ore made to resuscitate and preserve the blessbok and the springbok. On an estate of some eighty thousand acres bolonging to Messrs.Marka & Co., situated on the Yaal river, about forty miles south of Pretoria, there has been raised a .herd of a'few hundred springbok which are carefully preserved. On another estate not far off, - near Parlts,, belonging to Mr, Koettze, gome, thousandsotTiwagbok, ajjjj to be found and are My frUnd AttA T| <tyfiQt)pff jtw two dfbyi „.«^iifiB WISCONSIN NEWS. The Viroqua Censor rsports that tho to- bncco crop of Vernon county is maturing very satisfactorily. Maj. Davis, of the United States engineering department, has decided to cut a channel through the bar at tho bead of Lake Butte do Moris. It will be 60 feet wide and 0 feet deep, and, it is estimated, about 2,000 feet long. Berlin has ono national bank now, the first having been organized by tho election of George B. Docket as president, George Kitch, vice-president, and Robert A. Christie, cashier. Ashland now has a county W. C. T. U. Mrs. E. A. Shores is president, Mrs. Geo. McAllister, of Hurley, secretary, and Mrs. J. M. Chappie, treasurer. At Prospect, A. K. Gilbert, a well-known citizen, hanged himself in his barn. He has long been a sufferer from tbe grip. Mr. Gilbert was G8 years of age. John Johnsi.n, tlie saloon-keeper who was found dead in bed at Kau Claire, left an estate of 812,000. Herman Hanson was appointed administrator. The remains of an unknown man who Ihrow himself in front of a train at Ash- and havo not yet been identified. Comptroller Larson has returned to Su porior from Chicago after an unsuccessful effort to dispose of 8150,000 worth of bonds. Prof. Bechtel has withdrawn his acceptance of the appointment to tho chair of Greek in Ripon College. Barbara Johnson, of Racino, 75 years of age, is not expected to survive an attack by a vicious cow. Rose Bindley, a young girl, atlemptoo to drown herself in the bay at Ashland, but, was rescued. Homed hogs aro being raised by William Andrews, a furmer near Shullsburg. Ashland will issue bonds for 800,000 to be used in general improvements. Kingston's Grand Army post has anew ball. Burglars aro working Apploton now. A bell weighing 1,498 pounds has been received by the Lutheran church at Cbippowa Falls from a St. Louis foundry. The Ashland rilles will go into camp, on Madeline island, for a weok. A party of excursionists aboard a steamer on Lake Winnebago was startled oy the explosion o f meteor, apparently only a few feet from tho boat. Normal. L. Buck oxhibits somo very rich looking specimens of oro from the Hun- iier-Ritzinger property on the Kan Claire river. It has asss.yed $17 silver to tho ton and thero is apparently plenty more of it where this came from. William Stolp, of Fall Creek, has sued Sheriff Fleming, Julius llarko and Louis Levy, of Eau Cluiro, for 84,000 damages for ejecting the plaintiff "with force hnd arms" from promises ocsupied by him at Fall Creek. • The Manitowoc city council is negotiating for a system of electric detectors for tho use of night watchmen. Tho cost of tho system will only bo about 8300. Assistant Chief McGowun, of tbe Eau Claire fire department, still holds his office, and claims ho is entitled to life tenure unless removed for misbehavior. Open air religious services are being held overv Sunday by tho prominent ministers ot Eau Claire. Labor day will be colobrated on a large seal by Suporior sons of toil. After passing a few words at Ashland a young fellow named ROBS drew a pistol and tired point blunk at Adolph Susman. Tho bullot only tore tho latter'B shirt. Ross goes to an insane asylum. Tho examination of Frank Johnson, the Florence man charged with having killed Gus Charlstroni in May last, has been postponed to August 24. Joseph O'Neill, an Eau Claire boy, fell off a scaffold at Moorohead, Minn., and Btruck tho pavement, 140 feot bolow. He will die. Burglars got into the Chicago & Northwestern depot at Janesville, taking $50 in cash and some tickets. Tho Superior council has desided to build six new eight-room school houses, costing 8150,000. While pearling in the CrawfiBb noar Columbus, Hugo Pioper, 15 years old, was drowned. Four new business blocks, valued at 8250,000 aro projected at Ashland. James B. Smitborwood, ono of Stevens Point's oarlieat settlers is dead. Peter Christianaon, of Racino, had aline horse and carri ige stolon. Charles Olson had his leg crushed in a sawmill at Portorville. The Best Reelpe for Beat. There is nothing which will give a chance for rest to overtired nerves BO surely as a simple religious faith in the overruling, wise, and fonder providonco whioh has us in its keeping. It is in chafing against tho conditions of our lives that we tire oursolvos immeasurably. It is in being anxious about things which we can not help that we often do tbe most of our tponding, A simple faith in God which practically and every moment, and not only theoretically and on Sundays, rests on the knowledge that he cares for us at least as much as we care for thoBO who are the dearest to us, will do much to givo tho tired norveB the feeling of the bird in its nest. Do not Bpend what Btrength you have, like tho clematis, in climbing on yourself, but Jay bold on things that are eternal, and the peace of them will pass into your soul like a healing balm. Put yoursolf in the great everlasting currents, and then you can rest on your oars, and let thoso currents bear you on their strength. —Anna C, Brackett, in Harper's Magazine. The Jewish alliance, which has been formed to help the expelled Russian Jews to a now habitation, are taking a wise course in trying to scatter those of tho refugees who came to the United States in as many localities as possible, This course is wise for tho twofold reason that thoy will all tho more readily assimilate with tho American people and become American citizenB themselves. Tho congregation of large bodies of foreign people, speaking foreign language and familiar with foreign customs only, is bad both for the country and the foreigners themselves. The Jewish refugees trom Russia will be welcomed and helped if they como with the purpose of becoming self-sustaining American citizens This they will do all the more rapidly by being widely distributed in small numbers, so as to be brought in constant contact with the American people, Ornithologits tell us that when feeding tbe stride ot the ostrloh id from twenty to twenty-two inobesj when walking, but not feeding, twenty-six inches, and when terrified 11% to fourteen feet, or at the rate of ftbou *> twenty live miles an hour. ; it b« been found, after elaborate expe dnittiM wwage^au bempraeffiolent ly ^tere^^mfU open sand tlua tbwugb.

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