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TfiE COURIEft, ALGONA, IOWA, FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 10, 1894. A FRIGHTFUL EXPLOSION Three IVIen Were Killed and Mafty Injured^ Huntlncton, Tnd,, Gets A Slinking Up— A Fifty round l)ox ol Dynamite Thuxved Out Too Thoroughly. John Ind., Nov. 9. — A frighti •ful explosion occurred here at 0:30| o'clock this morning and resulted in the death of three men and the injury! of many more. The dead are John Hartniaii, Morton Keefer and Flynn, all married. The explosion occurred at the Flint) creek sewer which crosses thq entire city from northeast to southwest. The employes wcro; just going to work. Probably 100 inch were in and around the ditch. on First street. Some of them hndi built a fire on tho bank ivud wore thawing out a fifty pound box of dytuunitc. There was a'thuuderous crash and tho entire city was shaken. Keefer, Hartman and Flynn were nearcstj the fire. ilartiiuin was..- literally torn to pieces. His body, was, lifted in the air 300 feet and fell on the Market street sidewalk Oj square away. Ilislesrs wore blown oft near the hips, both arms torn oft', his head half torn away and his body completely disembowlcd. One of Hartman's feet was shot through the weather boarding of Frank ^Yill^ die's residence. Keefer was noli killed outright. His body.dropped into the sewcx'. After he was taken out he recovered consciousness for a mo< ment but died in the, ambulance. His, death wus caused by the shock; no, bones were broken. ' Flynn's legs were both broken, his arms broken in several places and his head crushed. Ho lived several hours. Every house within two squares was damaged. The residence of Mariov ^YiU>ur was lolallv • destroyed. * Kire in Tennessee. MEMPHIS, Tenn.. Nov. 9.—Thousands of dollars' worth of property have beeit destroyed by forest fires in west Tennessee. The flames are close to the city of Brownsville and the town ol| Obion is in peril, fires raging on every side of it. OLNEY MAY RESIGN, Wilson May 'Take the Attorney General's Place in the Cabinet. WASHINGTON, Nov. 9.—Attorney General Olney, in conversation with; friends during, the past few months,; expressed himself as anxious to return) to private lifo and said that the -'drudgery and responsibilities of the position; were wearing on him. His private law practice is said to be worth from S25,000| to $40,000 and would bo greatly-in-j creased if he were free from official) troubles. It is said Mr. Olney, when, he acccopted the office of attorney gen-) eral, which he did with reluctance,' made it conditional that he might re-i sign before the expiration of his term' If ho found the duties distasteful. That] time it is said is near at hand. Mr.: Olney's relations with the president! are of the closest character ancj his intimate friends believe ho has re-i mained in the cabinet thus far at the, president's solicitation. N If Attorney) •General Olney tenders his resignation,' the possibility is suggested that AYm.| L. Wilson might be tendered a seat in the cabinet. This, however, is a math "ter upon which no intimation lias beeq had, directly or indirectly, from tho president. AN AUTOPSY ON A GORILLA. thq Scientists' Discoveries in Examining ' ISody of Gumbo. BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 9.—An autopsy -rjyas_hejd upon the body of Gumbo, tho .gorilla. Prof. Franklin Dexter of thq Harvard Medical school and Prof.Coun-j •cilmau, formerly of Johns Hopkins unn versity of Baltimore, now professor o^ pathology at Harvard, conducted thq examination. Consumption was found to have been the cause of death. The; doctors decided that Gumbo was aboutj 40 years old and that he had tho germs, of tubercular consumption of the slow variety, which is a disease the simidacj are particularly subject to in this cli-, mate. sort of pouch DEMOCRATS LOSE PLYMOUTH tho Kepnhllcnn State Ticket Gets a Plurality for the First Time Since 1S81. LK MAKS, la., Nov. 9.—•Incomplete' 1 fetttrns from tho county, but as full as will be known till after the official sount, show that the Tippecanoe banner winner of 'last year has made another great Stride from the hands of democrats who have held it solidly since 1881. The democrats succeeded! in sftvllig thei offiep of county clerk from the wreck, Kit C. Pfaffle being elected over E. M. Cathcart by a plu-j rality of 160. J. Boohmke, the democratic candidate in the Third supervisor district, was also elected. But aside from these two and one justice elected in LoMars, J. C. Kain, tho : county has gona solidly republican. , George A. Sammis is elected auditor by a plurality of 200 over D. Hoffman, i George A. McLaiu is elected recorder' over .1. Walsh by a plurality of 425. i J. Adains is elected attorney over P. I Farrell by a plurality of 393. \ Thos. Adamson is elected supervisor from tho First district, this giving the] republicans a majority, on the board. Pfafflp's run (or clerk is remarkable,^ ho running nearly fiOO ahead of tho balance of his county ticket. Ilia opponent, E. M. Cathcart, of Kingsly, though a strong worker, has been defeated mainly on account of his course' during the lute saloon trouble in his city. MninpUm Not So I'lons. oN-, In.. Nov. 9.—Last white* this place became very pious and a petition was circulated freely asking tho cily council not to grant a 'license to a keeper of a billiard hall. The petition was granted nnd no such a resort has been found in the place for some months past and all of the billiard tables have until lately been stored away in barns and storehouses. But a reaction has now set in and a petition nskinsr that such resorts bo permitted is in circulation and is being as freely signed as its predecessor, with a likelihood that soon several billiard halls will soon be again in full blast in this place. One man has his place all fijied tip and on the granting of: the license will ooen his dooi-s. K, of P. Charity. IOWA. FALLS, la., Nov. 9.—The K. of P. lodges of Iowa are responding loyally to an appeal cent out by a grand lodge committee appointed at the. last session at LeMars to aid Airs. Harborn, (who lives at Rockwell, in Cerro Gordo county, and who in her old ago is dependent upon charity. Prevents the Bamming; of the Floyd. LEMAKS.Ta., Nov. 9.—Judge Gaynor has rendered his decision for the plain- tin 3 in the injunction suit of Gehlin Bros., the proprietors of tho City Holler mills, against tho lumber firm of! Kuorr & Schafer to prevent them from damming the Floyd ut a point two •niles above the town. Hanged Him In EIHpr.v. DunuQUK, Ia.,.Nov. 9.—Michael Link, a prominent resident of Liberty town- ipi hi this county, • was last night hanged in effigy by a largo number of his neighbors, He made himself obnoxious by advocating the enforcement of the mulct law in Luxemberg. Link ran for representative on the citizen's ticket last year. LONDON'S LORD MAYOR. n- w-. &•* One discovery was a or bag in tho chest, in front ofi the lungs, and connected by means ofj an independent valve with the trachea* or windpipe. This is undoubtedly thai organ employed by the gorillas in male-! ing their peculiar roar. The brain weighed 17 ounces. In its, i structure it bears a striking resemb-i , lance to, the human brain, feeing some- T, -\yhat brottder, at '^ho base and narrower , at tho top', and exhibiting » a far less ' number of convolutions. The brain j will, latei', be subjected to a variety of delicate tests uud a minute microscopic scrutiny, The • doctors found a lot of miporj ' points to interest them, and it will be H fortnight beloro they get through. Prof, Dexter and his assistants intend' to make an exhaustive comparison between, the go rill u and a human being. 1 Jn' Ijff5(fuinbo measured 5 feet 8 inches ' in Might and, in health, weighed 108 ,, pounds." Ilia arms were each 4 feet in x Jeng.th, apq his muscles of the texture J «f Wire- rope. ' , , ' < • ;''LiEirpAN"r 'WELCH'S TRIAL - , , The JleMrlnf Board Considering the BvJ- The Annual Installation Ceremonies a Gorgeous Affair. NEW YOBK, Nov. 9.—A cable dispatch says: The annual circus provided by the city of London upon the occasion of the installation of the new lord mayor was witnessed by tens of thousands today. The turning out of the populace was the largest in recent years. Crowds of workingmen and women were massed at Fleet street, St. Paul's church yard and on the Victoria embankment, but there were no disorderly demonstrations and the scores of metropolitan police that were .stationed along the roate of the profession had little or nothing to do. The [various divisions included tho city firemen, the court of aldermen, tho life[boatmen, the foresters and detachments of the civic societies, together jwith a large number of promi::?nt citi- jzens, The cariago of the lord mayor was a gorgeous affair drawn .by eight snow white horses with postillions clad in livery of scarlet and gold. It was occupied by Lord Mayor George Robert Tyler, the outgoing official, and his successor, Sir Joseph llenals. Business along the route of the parade was generally suspended and the business .houses and public buildings were elab- prately,decorated. The pageant started from the guild hall at 10 o'clock and proceeded via Graham street, Moore- gate hill and Queen Victoria street, Upper Thames street, St. Paul's church yavd, Ludfjatei hill and Fleet street, to. 'ihe law courts, where'his lordship was 1 received by the lord chancellor. From She courts the return was made via tho }>trand, Charing cross and the Victoria ismbankraent to the guild hall. This (if teruoon the lord mayor's banquet is )n progress in the banqueting hall of the guild hall. Covers wero laid for bear),/ 3,000 guests, •> • «• ANCIENT BABYLON. Discoveries Show tho Human Race Ten Centuries Older Than Shown by Previous Records. WAsifiNQTON, Nov/O.-r-The human pace js nearly ten centuries older than science had knowledge of before, as ascertained through ihe extensive ex* pjorations of the ruins of Bitter, near ancient Babylon, as described in a report to the state department by ter Terrell at Qon^tantlnopje. These ttojis ; are ,. <b,ejn2 -ma4e '.at expense -5 'Pf > r , •,' , the ''-Upiyerajty ,- 'of Jiftv? ,, • /fupef yiseA , the ' , , .jyork^'jMjjny, tons '«| tR&les, yase3,'}n» (5ur|bjd,;brielicjHJd the' U}?? Jiaye been eum jeBriUtt- ad e MASS FOR ALEXANDER'S SOUL Impressive Services at the Russian Legation! President Clevelaiul, Carlisle, GrcBhain, Liitnontmul Ulney Present—Ulshop Nicolas of San ifrancisco Was the Celebrant. WASHINGTON, Nov. 9.—With tho dignity and impressiveuess befitting the occasion in the presence of an audience limited in numbers but distinguished' in character, a solemn requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late Emperor Alexander III wus celebrated at the Russian legation today. Tho celebrant of tho mass was Bishop' Nicolas of San Francisco, lie had. three assistants who accompanied him here from tho west. Services wero conducted in the drawing room of the legation, which was appropriately arranged for tho occasion. President Cleveland occupied a prominent seat directly to tho left of llishop Nicolas. Members of the cabinet present wero Secretaries Urcsham, Carlisle, Laniont and Oluey. Postmaster General Uissell wns unable to be pres-' cut on account of sickness and Secretary Smith absented himself because of sell imposed quarantine. ^France AVIU Walt for Itussla. PARIS, Nov. 9.—Tho Echo do Paris in nn nrtielo on the proposed settlement of tho Chinese-Japanese troubles says Franco will not reply to tho proposals to intervene for the purpose of eiraet- ing a settlement of the war until she shall have learned exactly what are Russia's thoughts and hopes regarding tho matter. Chinese I'leelug In Terror. N, Nov. 9—-A dispatch to the Central News agency from-Che Foo dated November 0 reports that hundreds of Chinese are arriving there from Manchuria, whence they are fleeing, frightened at the approach of the Japanese. The Chinese troops and such vessels of the Chinese fleet as are not cooped up at Port Arthur have been ordered to attack the Japauese wherever they meet them. It is reported that Port Arthur is stiil infested by tho Japanese and two of tho forts there have been captured by them. Chinese soldiers are deserting from New Chwang, fearing an attack by Japanese. China Wants Warships. NEW-YOBK, Nov. 9.—A special cable from Buenos Ayres says that the government has refused offers from China for warships. Japs IMake a Capture. LONDON,''Nov. 9.—The Pall Mall Ga- zotle prints a dispatch today saying the Japanese forces have cuptux-ed Talieu Wan. A Chinese fleet is at Wei Hai Wei and a Russian fleet at Che Foo. Death of a Famous Frenchman. PAKIS, Nov. 9.—Gillaume Louis Fi- quir, French chemist and scientific writer, died today, aged 75. MUST NOT .SEE BAD PLAYS. Dramatic Censorship In Boston Which Affects 600 Young: Women. • BOSTON, Mass., Nov. fi.—Dramatic* censorship exists in Boston, and COO young women are affected by it. Mrs. A. E. Adams, preceptress of the New England conservatory of music, has for a considerable period passed upon the amusements which the pupils of that institution were to attend. Mrs. Adams, if she cannot attend the first' production of a play, asks Henry 0. Lahee, the secretary, to visit tho the- 1 ator for her and determine as to the quality of the piece. In this way Mr.i Lahoe secures a maximum of playgoingj at a minimum of cost. lie saidj that he was much entertained by "Tho Second Mrs, Tanqueray," but he did not give the play his official' sanction, and none of the 000 saw it unless they told an untruth. PROMISES A SENSATION, IOWA RETURNS. Expert Little'H Report on tho Condition of the Atchlson Books. NEW YORK, Nov. 9,—Tho report of Little's investigation of the Atchison books will be made public Monday af-' teruoon and issued simultaneously in London and Amsterdam. The text if the report went to Europe on the steamer Lucania and the balance on the Paris. It is understood the x-eport wipes the profit and r loss account out and that there will be some sensational features in tho balance sheet. < KILLED 150 PEOPLE, Awful Cloudburst Reported From Valencia, Venezuela. YOBK, Nov. 0 — The Herald correspondent in Venezuela sends word that a cloudburst near Valencia in that republic has 'killed 150 persons and damaged coffee and other crops to tho extent of half a million dollars. Houses have been leveled, bridges washed a,way and traffic generally suspended. CANDIDATE HOWE DYING, The PopnH»t South I>altofa Nominee Oovenjer V" W , l?oip received froro>;^{Mifl,Qld jfjp'we, tlfc defeated populist 'for governor, i? dainyerousjy. }1| |n tljft pJtyr, -'MMfle Jiopg ' for. ' has Complete Unofficial Fl£nf*il. DES MOINES, Nov. 8.— Nearly complete unofficial returns show that the' Semocrats carried fourteen counties in' 'owa with pluralities aggregating 6,707. ! The i-epubllcans carried eighty-seven 1 Bounties with total pluralities of 79,038.) ,. Net republican pluralities, 73,669. The. congressional .delegation is unshaken! by later returns and is solid republican.' Town's Congressional Delegation. DES MOINRS, Nov. 7.—The stato ticket runs very evenly, and the figures for tho head candidate will hold good of all. The combined prohibition and populist vote will at present indications not os-ceed 40,000, which will leave from 40,000 to 50,000majority for the republican party, which is also the largest majority in tho state for tho re- oubllean party. \ hi tho congressional districts the re-' publicans won decided victories in every one. The lowest plurality is 505, which is in tho Second district, where George M. Curtis deft-tiled Waller J. Hayes, democrat and tho present incumbent. Following- is tho Town delegation to the Fifty-fourth congress: ' First District—S. M." Clark, republican, succeeds Gt-iir, senator. Sot-.oiid—IT. W. Curtis, republican, succeeds Hayes, democrat. Third—David U. Henderson, republican, re-elected. Fourth—Thomas UndegralT. republican, re-elected. Fifth—Hobort C. Cousins, republican, re-elected. Sixtli—John F. Lncey, republican, re- electcd. .• • . Seventh—John A. T. Hull, republican, cc-tilectod. Eighth—William P. Hepburn, republican, re-elected. Ninth—A. Li. linger, republican, reelected. ^ Tenth—J. P. Dolliver, republican, reelected. Eleventh—Gco. D. Perkins, republican, re-elected. MONTANA HAS A PAINT MINE Immense Deposits Furnishing ITour Colors Long Known to the Indians. It is not generally known that we have in this locality, very near the "Geyser," a paint mine, says the Townsend Messenger. We might say it is a quarry, there is so much of it. "One of our enterprising citizens, Joseph Blessing, recently took a wagon and shovel and loaded up with two colors (there are three or- four colors to be had) andibrought it home, pounded- it up with an old hammer, mixed it up with linseed oil and put it on his picket fence. He now has one of the handsomest fences in the slate— the upper part a rich old gold and the lower a beautiful maroon. The mine appears to be simply inexhaustible. This mine and the "Geyser," which is near it, were discovered, or rather located, about eighteen years aero by that veteran old timer and pri7ice of •good fellows, Nay lor Thompson, whom everybody knows and likes. It was shown to him in the first place by a friendly Indian chief who took a liking to Naylor, and assured him (Naylor) that it was the-source of supply for all •the Indians west of the Mississippi river and had been for centuries.-Those. were the days when Nay lor could draw his chair up to a table and sit down without knocking the table over—he •<vas very active. .Well, the Indians came .thousands of miles for this paint and< used to decorate their persons When on the war path; trails led from the mine in all directions, showing that it had been a natural center of meeting for the red men, just the same as the well known pipestone quarry of southwestern Minnesota. Naylor never made any use of the paint. He wus in the habit of reaching a h gh stato of exhil- eratipn at times when he would 'mount his broncho and let out a few yells and go in for'some fun—and then woe to the tenderfoot or anyone else who got in his way. At such ti tnes he was in for fun and nothing else, and a {Galling- guu would not make him change his mind when his neck was bowed. He would then paint the town in lurid colors, .but'he did not use any paint from the mine. He still retains his interest in the mine, and claims he can furnish paint in four colors, by the train load, sufficient to paint all creation. If anyone doubts this Naylor would like to see him. « • » WEAKNESSES OF FAMOUS MEN Many Geniuses Have Keen Deficient In Mental and Moral Health. Dr. James Weir observes that mechanical geniuses, or those who deal mainly with material facts, do not, as a rule, show any signs of mental degeneration. In proof-o^ this, says the London Public Opinion, one need only instance Darwin. Galileo, Edison, Maxim, Watt, Rurnsey, Howe, etc. It is only the genius of esbtlieticism, the genius of the emotions, that is generally accompanied by unmistakable signs of degeneration. Swinburne's poems show the mental bias of their author, who is described as peculiar 'and eccentric. Many of the men who have aided in making the world's history were victims of epilepsy, as ' was Julius CiBsaf, military loader, statesman and author, Many inen of genius have suffered from spasmodic and choleric movements, notably Lenau, Montesquieu, Button, Dr. Johneon, Hunteuil, Thomas, Campbell, Napoleon, and Bocvates. Suicide, essentially a symptom of mental disorder, has carried off many a man of genius, including such immortals as Chatterton, Blount, Hayden, Olive and'David, Alcoholism and morphinism are now recognized as evidences' of dogenera lion and have hud a» victims Coleridge, Sheridan, Steolo, Addipou PUftVles, Jlittmfy Bqrns apfl ma,ny, pjjhers. In '.menj pf igeplus- the *moraJ,B9n8C( i< * absent,*- §;vllusti ^rera suspected '.lei- tons; Rousseau,' Byrop, Foscola trad Oa resa wore grossly immoral, iffblj nova, (He gifted mathemattaian, sw}ncjiJeV'' of DEMOCRATS LOSE TEAXS Lone Star State May Go With the Populists, Otiuiat Upturns Win B<s Neqcssnry to Do- clilo VFhlcli Stnte Ticket Mils Won, With tlio Chances Favoring the, Third Party Men. AUSTIK, Tex., Nov. $i—-The official returns will be .necessary to decide whether the ' democratic or populist stato ticket has won. This morning tho chances appear to favor the populists by a small plurality. Tho same may be said of tho Second, Third, Fourth, Seventh and Uinth congressional districts, in all of which the result will be close with tho outlook favoring- tho third party. Tho populists havo unquestionably elected congressmen in tho Sixth. Jiighth, Eleventh and Thirteenth districts, while the republicans havo carried the Twelfth. Thus fat- the democrats have R certainty of. only one or two districts out of thirteen. KopnulU'tms Got Missouri by 10,000. ST. Louis?, Nov. "-.—Tho complete official returns this morning 1 from forty- 'ivo Missouri counties and the city of St. Louis, ollicial majorities from forty- iight counties and estimates based on .he vote for congress in eleven Bounties, a total of 10-1 counties out 114, give aggregate republican nnjoritles of -30.108 and aggregate democratic majorities of 35,11)7. This gives i net majority for the republican state ticket of 11,003. .Returns from tho ither ten counties will probably reduce -his a little, but the final official count by the state authorities will give 'the •epublicau ticket a majority in the neighborhood of 3510,000. Indications ire that the republicans will have i majority of 15 in the house of •epreseutatives and the senate will be ibout evenly divided. Official and semiofficial returns show the next delegation which will bo returned to con- jress from this state will consist of 10 republicans and 5 democrats, as' folows: First district, Clark, republican; Second, Hall, democrat; Third, Dock- cry, democrat; Fourth, Crow the rs. republican; Eighth, Hubbard, republican; Ninth, Treloar, republican; Tenth, Bartholdt, republican; Eleventh, Joy, republican; Twelfth, Cobb, democrat; Thirteenth, Raney, republican; Fourteenth, Mosley. republican; •Fifteenth, Uurtou, republican. Sheldon's Plurality io.OOO. PIEKRE, S. -D., Nov. 9.—Advices received at the state house this evening show Sheldon, for governor, to have about 10,000, and the balance of the ticket 15,000 plurality. /The republicans have surely elected 104 out of 126 members of the state legislature and possibly 108. Tho rural districts dis- .ppoiuted the populists in almost every instance. They figured that the farmers in the outlying precincts -would; vote the populist ticket'straight,•• 'but; the republicans polled their largest- vote in these same precincts. With rare exceptions they went republican almost unanimously. Holcomb Elected in Nebraska. OMAHA, Nov. 9.—Returns now atj hand make it conclusive that Holcomb's, plurality over Majors for governor will be 3,000. It is probable that Gaffln, fusion, for lieutenant governor, and Kent, fusion, for commissioner of public lands, will have slight majorities. The legislature on joint ballot stands: Republicans 62, populists 54 and democrats 17. This will elect either Bryan, or a straight out populist to the senate. Kern, populist, is probably elected in the Sixth congressional district. Tennessee Elects a Republican Gjovernoi NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 0.—That II. Clay Evans, republican nominee, has been elected governor of Tennessee is made apparent as the fuller returns are. received. A careful estimate gives him! a majority of 4,100. Those figures, it| thought, will be further increased tol 9,000 when the full returns are in. The report that Bentou McMillin had been defeated for. congress in the Forth district by Bpnton, populist, isi unfounded. Figures' are not obtaiun-, ble at present, but MoMillin is re turned) by a majority of at least 3,000. Owens' IMonds Alarmed. LEXINGTON, Ky,, Nov. 0.—Friends ot| lion. W. C. Owens • are becoming! alarmed at the remarkable gains of thei republicans. Owens' majority has been cut down to 8,000. AIUOB Cu minings JUiiy Stay at Home. NEW YOBK, Nov. 9.—The vote for. congressman in the Thirteenth district) as compiled fronvpolice returns, with) one election- district missing, gives Shannon a majority of 37 over Amos J Cu mm ings. How Bayard Views It. Nov. 9.—Hon. Thomas F. Bayard says 'that the necessity for pure democratic tariff .legislation was. never so great as now, Bills for free raw material should be passed immediately, giving the country a chance to see .the democratic idea of tariff in •working order two years before another national election. If this is done ho has but little fear that the verdict will , be saUsfwotory. Press Did Good Work. v , Nqv, - &TThe Wflrld .''the .jpllflvylpyj WUa; Herald desires."to ; cpmpjjment the ser vice of tjio United, Press, OH election night, long before midnight, ji^ wires juid brought t° the ofliye, (jooibjve.ra- turns, on stale, copjjve^siona), municipal , and legislative tjcket frpm u}] country and ^e coiuinns ; of tl 'Hej!a}ci.bea.r,- testimony^' the ^nVfSfP^&tjQu/ ^? J W^;^4iAkl6ii^^w^ or ftl y4 / J l %^,,fljJ l MlJr MS 'f 9 V 163 f eii!*..». mi 4-li^.WUl j«M.i»^*J«« ! I *w/l _if._.v_ COPENHAGEN IS HAPPY, Grand Demonstration on the Opening of the tree Port. COPENHAGEN, Nov. 9.—Elaborate cdrJ emonies today marked the official opon-j ng of the free port. All vessels in the! larbor were decorated With flags andj Bunting and a continual booming of can-i non was kept up during tho pi ogress'. of the ceremonies. Addresses wero de-| ivered by King Christian, Vice Ad- niral N. F. Kayn, minister of marine, and Major General. J. I. Bahuson, niin-, sler of war. Tens of thousands of vis- 1 tors Witnessed the exercises, lnvita-1 ;ions had been sent to members of alll ,he royal families of Europe, but the} loath of tho czar prevented the major- 1 'ty of these from coming. Trinceof wales' lllrthcliiy. ' . LoNDo.y, Nov. 9.—Flags are flyingi and bells are ringing all over England,) Scotland and Wales today in recogni-i Lion of the 53d birthday of his royal! lighness, the priiico of Wales. Tho! 'estivitles which , were to have takeui jlaco at Sandringhain house totiightl vere necessarily abandoned owing to) the absence oi tho prince of Wales, \ vho for the' first tiino in many years* s spending his birthday beyond tho; wrciers of his own liincl. Elaborate' n-eparalions had boon matloior a grand! ball at Sandringhain, thb first to boi ivon by tho prince of Wales since tho] loath of his eldest sou, the duke of Clarence, but the death of tho czar, milled the heir to the throne to ivadia. SOME GLORIOUS JEWELS. ircat 1'enrls nnd Where They Aro Scattered nil Oi-er tho AVorld. The Imau of Muscat possesses apearlj weighing 13^ carats, through whiehi r ou can see the daylight; it is worth, ibput 8105,000. The one owned byi 'rincess Yousoupoff is unique for leauty. It was sold by Geoi'c'ibus ofl lalais, in 1030, to Philip IV of Spain or 80.000 duqals; its present value ia' ibout«Sl80,000. The pope on his acces-. ion became the owner foi the timei jcing of a pearl left by one of his pre-| leeessors upon the ; throno- of tho vati-' -iau which can not be of less value than I '100,000. The Empress Frederick hasi ' i.' necklace covnp6sed of thirty-two 1 jcarls, the total value of which hasl >eeu estimated at §175,000. Her motiier! Queen Victoria has a necklace of pink, seaiis worth 880,000. That of lU0i Jaroness Gustavo do Rothschild, made) ip of five rows of these precious stones 1 .,; s valued at.:$200,000, while that of .the 1 iaroness Adolpho de •• Rothschilds is' even .more' costly still. Both thesel adies have given orders to their jewel-, ;rs to bring to them any "pearls of, jreat price" which may* come into! -heir hands in the way of business.! riie gems are usually purchased by' one or tho other of these ladies and', idded to her necklace. Good judges are doubtful whether tw i ward, the palm to either of the above 1 ,w6 or to that of the empress of Rus-i sia, which has seven rows oC pure vlute pearls, valued at something like 30,000 roubles, but the stones of which, are perhaps less beautiful to the eye. CONNORS GETS A MATCH. ligns Articles With Jimmy Gorman for H Finish Contest at 1O3 Pounds. i SPHINGB-IELD, 111., Nov. 9.—Johnnibl Jounors of this city, the 1.00 pound! champion pugilist of the United States,| las matched himself to box to a finish! ,vith Jimmy Gorman of Patterson", N. J.j The match is for 551,000 a side and thJ argest purse offered by any club in thoj Jnited States. Gorman was the cham-l pion bantamweight \mtil he ran afoul) of Jimmie Barry at New Orleans last! spring. Queensberry rules will govern] the. Connors-Gorman contest, each inanl to weigh 102 pounds at 3 o'clock on theJ afternoon before the scrap. Connorsl does not like this and will endeavor toj lave eliminated from the articles. :H« desires to weigh in at 100 pounds at tha- i-ings id e. « • «. THREE DOCTORS FINED. urroll Physicians Pay Dear for Violating Pension Laws. DES MOINES, Nov. 9.—In the federal 1 jourt Drs. A. L. Wright and T, C. Dunt de were fiued $1,500 eacli"aud Dr. A. S.| Gockley §1,000 for violation of the pen-] siou laws. They are all physicians; from Carroll county and previous to ai year ago were members of the pension^ examining board of the district in) which Carroll county is situated. They] were indicted on five counts and ini pleading guilty made the statement,' that they violated tho law without* fraudulent or evil intent. They oer-i mitted one member to do the work and) all drew fees therefor and without be-r ing conscious of the faoh certified that- all were present at tho examinations.! in this way about $1,200 iHagarfee«., were drawn, which were "fBfimdtid--H3r^. addition to the fines. The sentences, are regarded as excessively severe in. view of the circumstances. ACCEPTS ITALIAN'S MODEL. Trentauovo's Status of Mai-quotto to Bc»Placed in Capitol tit Washington. MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 9, — The- model made by Sig. Trentanove of Florence, Italy, for a statue of Perar Marqtiette' to be placed by, this state in.' the capitol at Washington was chosen from umong thirteen models and de- signs'submitted at Madison', The committee which made the award ipohules. J. W. Losey of LaCross.e,' Archbis,h°p' Katzer of Milwaukee^ JJ, M/Ltt Fol»- }etto of Madison, "James B^rdoji of, Ashland and Frederick Lay ton pi!,' Mjl- ,»o,,ir»« Tyentanoye's .m9del .r""""- w K r t}ie p^hev idva,WJng bapfe Ma. raan!<lp r The details pf the ^ork are- bea,utWuVftn4 ftytlstio. Ihe other peting sculptors wers Jqlip S. Conwaj',. Milwaukee; Nellie. Hears, Qshkosh; Q, H. Nlehaus ivnd A, poyjev, New York;-' H. Park, M. Urpce,ony

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