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,.,l'f'-ffVc< ""1-.V- THE PKPKB DBS MOfKESi ALBOKA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER it, 1884. §!§OX CliTY BOODLEfiS. „„- Jfi* Vfttetl Ont 6f Office-Cases In Conrh *>:~S*otJX_CiTY f Nor. D.—Sioux City has £ MM time downing its boodle board supervisors. At the election f>,Walter Strange, who is looked upon by """Mas chief of the corrupt gang 1 , came . ry toear re-election as ah independent. Jie spent a large amount of money on v^tbe election, but fell short of votes for its Vindication. The district court is Bearing two cases in which he is de'' lendant. The suit for the suspension L <t<rf tne accused members is being heard A_ 1ft otte room and the civil suit against |,n f Stfange is on triftl before, another in which Strange is accused of 1 another man. In the latter i some very sensational testimony brought out. The case was f ' tried before and a verdict was rendered for Strange. Now one of the jurors in that case has testified that he was , fcribed by .Strange to bring in the ver- • diet; that Strange met him at a saloon during the trial and told him he would pay him and all the other jurors well lor a verdict. Strange furnished witness money with which he repeatedly treated the whole jury to the drinks in the saloon. Strange gave the witness a slip on which was written the kind of verdict wanted by Strange in Several particulars, and when the witness went into the jury room to render a verdict he found another juror had a slip just like it. The verdict was rendered as Strange wanted it. and » Strange paid the witness $00. part of which he gave to a brother juror. In the impeachment case the attorneys for the state introduced affidavits which they boldly proclaim proves that Strange stole over $2,400 from the couutj'. the Annfiftl fcfcverfcor J.irlcson Prof lamntlrm. MOINKS. Nor. 10. — Governor Jackson has issued his annual Thanks* giving proclamation as follows: STAT?. or IOWA. EXECUTIVE DEPA^TMENTI —A FKOOLAXrAtlOX BV THE GoVfiRXOrt. — The people of Iowa have ranch for which to bo thankful . Therefore. I, Frank D. Jackson, governor of the state of Iowa, iu conformity with the proclnintttfon of the president of the United States and in compliance with a time-honored custom, do hereby appoint Thursday, the 29th day of November, 1894, as <i day of public thanksgiving, and I do hereby recommond to the people of this commonwealth that they troperiy observe this day by refraining f r°m 'the pursuits of their secular callings. ana that they unite in thanksgiving and praise to Almighty God for His infinite goodness and mercy, and most earnestly beseech a, continuance of divine providence miring the coming year. Let us remember the poor and needy by ministering to their wnuts and bringing joy to their hearts. In testimony whereof, 'I have hereunto set my hand and caused io be affixed the great seal of the state of Iowa. . Done at. Des Homes this 9th dhv of November, ;8M. FHASTK D. JACKSON. By the Governor: W. M. MiFviiLAND, Secretary of State. FEDERAL CONVICTS. TEN CENTURIES ADDED TO HISTORY, important MARBLE ROCK MURDER, deorge Rcenig on Trial for Killing His Wife. MASON CITY, Nov. 10.—George Reems, the wife murderer, in now on trial in the Floyd county court before Judge Barr. It was the most brutal crime in the criminal annals of the state. Mr. and Mrs. Reems visited their farm and returned to their home in Marble Rock late in the evening. No one knows the exact cause of the tragedy. They were alone in the house, and it was nearly 1 o'clock when Will Crocker, Sirs. Room's son, tried to open the door. He could not, and was alarmed and went for help. The door was forced open and showed a ghastly sight. The forms of George Reems and his wife lay stretched out on the floor only a few feet apart, covered with blood. Mrs. Reems was. cold in death and horribly disfigured by a blow from a .chair over the forehead, and her throat (Cut from ear to ear, while Reems had an jugly gash in his throat, his windpipe being almost severed. Doctors were summoned, his wounds dressed, and he recovered sufficiently to suffer the penalty of tlie law. He has put in a plea of self defense', The sentiment •of the press and people is thut he should hang. • A .Number .of Criminal!) Receive Sentences nt. DOB MolneE, DKS MOINKS, Nov. II.—The, three young fellows who burglarized the postoffice at Cresco, DCS Moinescounty, were sentenced in the federal court. They are all of good family, and did not secure a cent in their effort to suddenly get rich. T. O. Wasson got four months in the penitentiary and S200 fine; Uan Wilson got eighteen months in the penitentiary and 8400 fine, and L. B. Minard got twenty-six months in the penitentiary and S500 fine. The sentence of Jackson Collett, the noted Albia bootlegger, was postponed. BRAKEMAN KILLED. Fatally Injured OTrtdo b.v American llfthjlon. WASHINGTON. D. C,. Nov. 0.— The hitman race is nearly ten centuries older than science had knowledge Of before this, as a result of the extensive explorations of the ruins of Niffer. near ancient Babylon. as described in a report to the State Department by Minister Terrel at Constantinople. These explorations are being inade at the expense of Philadelphians, .and Dr. Peters arid Professor llilpricht, of the University of Pennsylvania, have supervised the work. Many tons of tables, vasey, inscribed brick, sarcophagi and the like have been' ex> humed, the sensual and revolting worship of the God Bel is more clearly known, his colossnl temple with its 130 rooms has been exposed and the religion, government, and customs of men who Jived 4,000 years before Christ have been revealed by the translated inscriptions. Minister Terrel says that it will require sixty volumes to contain the descriptions of these marvelous discoveries. OFF FOR LIBERIA. (ho AVhll« Switching Curs at Osiige. OSAOK, Nov. 8.—Geo. Heals, a brakeman on the Winona it .Western railway, was fatally injured while switching- cars and died a few hours later. CONDENSED ITEMS. Negroes Scud a Committee to Prepare; WH.V. BinMixoiiAM, Ala., Nov. :11. — A committee of twelve negroes, appointed by 4,000 colored members of the International Emigration Society to go to Africa and arrange for the colonization of the negroes of the south in that country have left here for Liberia. HIGHWAYMEN'(N NEBRASKA. Job f hft aTachlhe Jumped ft tog and the Failed. HrAMi.o, Feb. D.— The westbound passenger train on the Burlington & Missouri river railroad was stopned one mile east Of Ityannis by two highwaymen. The train robbers had secreted themselves on the blind baggage car and, elimbihg over the tender t revolver in hand, demanded the engineer to stop the train. The highwaymen were masked and evidently had confederates who were expected to be at the point but failed to show up. The robbers jumped off the train and ordered the engineer to pull out. No clue t'o the robbers has been obtained up to this time. THREE KILLED. Were Trying to Warm Dynamite, Wlilcli Exploded. HUNTIN-QTON, Ind., Nov. 10.— Fifty pounds of dynamite exploded on the sewer contract of Hall. Wood & Keffer. Tohn Hartman. Norton Keffer and John Flynn were killed. The residences in the vicinity were wrecked, md the damage is many thousands of lollars. The men were warming the lynamite when it exploded. WAS A TIDAi WAVE 11RISV1TIK.S. Emanuel Gardner, of Growler's Gulch, ocatecl near Waucoma, has died from the effect of rifle shot wounds. A few weeks ago he was shot with a shotgun, but not seriously wounded. The latter part of last .week he was shot with a rifle. Gardner was a tough character. The coroner and sheriff were notified by the man who did the shooting, but he has not been arrested and rni._ • T . . -r ,, , . "- ""' J """ ">;u« UI/I-CBUUU u-iiu probably 1 he president 01 Liberia promised the j w ill not be. In CASS COUNTY BANK, President Yetzer Senicneerf to Five Years. ATLANTIC, Nov. 12.—The motion for a new trial in President J. C. Yetzer's case was overruled by Judge Smith. Yetzer was sentenced to five years imprisonment at hard labor in the penitentiary. Judge Smith in sentencing Yetsser said that, considering the fact that he was twenty years older than Cashier DSckerson, he would make his sentence one year less as TjeSng equal justice. Yetzer was visibly affected by the sentence. His attor- ' jieys bare filed a bill of exceptions for 'an appeal to the supremei court. Three months have been allowed for record matter to be prepared for the appeal ttnd Yetsser's ! oond was fixed at 88,000, ^vhlch has been furnished. Yetzer's Attorneys have filed a' motion asking th^t the transcript of evidence be made »t the expense of the state, but the State will' 'resist' the motion on the grounds that Yetzer has sufficient ^eans to pay for them. The case of Jtsaau Pickerson, vice-president, came yip for hearing and a change o'f venue t to Council Bluffs'was granted. His trjal will probably occur in December. SERIOUSLY STABBED. 4& Apparently Unprovoked " Hired Man. Cm", Nov. 10.— Jack J4hoy, a er residing in the ibouth part of cpunty,' was seriously, and possibly , stabbed. He was building a ''jf}re in the &tove when the hired man 9ame down stairs and, without prov- Stubbed him near the heart ip the back. Two of the hired men interfered and &aved f «»n still worse punishment. '8 a£6aila,nt is now in jail. He Ws name as Martia Joyce and he ha§ »Q home. He says he J5hpy in self-defense but there evideqpe to that effect. John McBride, a Dubuquc laboring man. has been notified that he has fallen heir to §150.000, left by a brother who died at Peoria, 111. Ed Stewart robbed Blanche droves, a stenographer, at Cedar Rapids. He struck her over the head with a revolver and grabbed her purse. The girls employed in the shirt department of the Glover Manufacturing company at Dubuqnc have struck because some new improvements were introduced and a new foreman appointed. At Cedar Rapids recently Mrs. Win. IT. Lansing, wife of a well-known saloonkeeper, died from the effects of an overdose of morphine. It cannot be determined whether the drug was taken to allay neuralgic pain or with suicidal intent, but the latter supposition is thought to be correct. Willie Schnieder, a 14-year-old boy residing tpn miles from Dubuque, was out hunting rabbits n few days ago when he was attacked by a .bic- gray wolf. He thrust his gun into the j brute's mouth and fired, killing- it j instantly. He brought in the scalp j and received §5 for it, ^ a uoullty . One day "last week Frank Linstrum. of Waukou, aged 17, and an only son, was accidentally shot through the throat and died instantly. He was out hunting with two other boys and while stooping to roll up his pants, the hammer of the gun caught in his clothes and discharged the weapon. L. S, Sears and D. S. Bruin, residents of Des Moines, went to Chicago and registered at Hotel Legrand, northwest corner of Kinzie and Wells streets. They retired some time before midnight and evidently blew out the gas, foi* when the porter, Fred Luther, knocked on their door at 0 a. in. he received no answer. He observed a smell of gas in the corridors and concluded to break in the door. When he entered the room he found both men unconscious, pr, Elders was called in and found that they had been asphyxiated. They would have been dead in a few moments. Now they are on the way to recovery. Only a short time ago Rev. William Stevens Perry, D, D., bishop of Iowa, returned to his home at Davenport from a sojourn of several months an Europe. During his absence he left a young man named P. I. Earl with his wife as the occupants of the house. Bishop Perry's nephew also occupied a room in another part of the house, The Earls took in a handy man named Marshall- as a- lodger. Since his return Bishop Perry finds that his house has been stripped of valuable books, pictures and other be^ longings, of railroad mileage, souvenir coins, table ware and other valuables, and that his stock of wines awd store of other provision? have been consumed The Karls charge Marshall* with the thefts. Hanson's Radical cough cure. Immediate relief and cures when others foil, Shirts to order, Agent calls twice each ye^r, W, Tilden, Dos Moines, entered Clifford's general at Jleaver and stole $100 worth of goods. What will possibly develop into a big strike iR the fles, district "wajs when sixty co,al miners .}ie Clifton. IJpights mfno i a ia down ,}}e|r. tools ginjd rafuised to work until an colonists land and farming implements, and the advance guard goes to make arrangements for the coming of 4,000 more of their race, who will sail in special steamers chartered by the International Migration Society, from New Orleans, Mobile, Savannah and Charleston, during the coming winter. The first cargo of fiOO leaves early in December. The Liberian congress will welcome them, and the president of that country has written letters to the promoters of this important scheme in America urging the negroes to come. CHICAGO TOO. »Vill Try to Trove He-r Police Arc as Corrupt ns New York's. CHICAGO, Nov. 12.—The Evening Post says that owing to the lawlessness of the police in certain districts of the city during the election, a strong movement is on foot to secure an investigation of the police force by the state authorities. The Civic Federation and Civil Service Reform League backed by the powerful Union League Club 'and other prominent organizations will on the convening of the state legislature receive appointment as an investigating board, and its work is expected to rival for sensational revelation that of the Lexow committee in New Jersey. Loxcox, Nov. 15.—A dispatch to the Pall Mall Gazette from Chc-Foo says: The Japanese have captured Port Arthur. TALMACE RESIGNS. -, This Time His Congregation Releases Him and He Is Open for Engagements. NEW YOUK, Nov. 10.—The association of the Rev. Dr. T. DeWitt Talmage with the Brooklyn tabernacle has been formally severed. His resignation is due. he said, to the fact that he does not feel as though he should ask his old congregation to build the fourth church for him. He advises them to join other churches or build for a new pastor. As to the doctor's future plans he says that he will either take a new pastorate or enter evangelistic work, "preaching the gospel to all people without money and without price," A session of the church board formulated a letter to the presbytery, asking that they formally dissolve the pastorate relations between themselves and Dr, Talmage, and also expressing regret at his action, TRAINS COLLIDE. Six Killed nnd Several Injured on the IJal- tlniore & Ohio. ,. Pm-SHUKG, Nov. !).—The Baltimore & Ohio limited, coming west ran into the first section of No. (14, a fast cattle train, at Rosensteel siding, two miles east of Rock wood. Six men were killed in the collision and several others badly hurt. Both trains were going at the rate of forty miles an hour and came together while rounding a curve. Neither crew had time to jump or sound a warning. The proper place of meeting for them is at Pine Grove, four or five miles east "of the place of collision, where the passenger should have taken a siding for the freight. For some reason the passenger train passed the siding. The mail car was reduced to kindling wood. Only the heavy vestibules of the passenger cars saved them from a similar fate. Fully a dozen cattle c»rs were piled up in the the wreck, killing and maiming many dumb brutes. fact, it is said the sheriff has been trying for a year to get evidence to hold Gardner. The strongest earthquake shocks ever felt in the City of Mexico occurred recently, lasting five minutes. Many houses and walls fell. The streets were full of fieeing people, many wounded, and a number of dead. The electric and otuer lights went out, leaving the city in darkness. All traffic was suspended. The streets were filled with screaming, crying, praying people. The scene was undescribable. The people in the theatres, which were all running at the time, were terribly frightened and panics were only averted by the police. The people in the trains were most frightened of all. All telephone connections were interrupted. Shocks were felt in nearly all the towns. It is said that a young American doctor named Nuttall, formerly a professor at the Johns Hopkins University at Baltimore, who for the last two years has been studying in Berlin, has advanced a claim of being the real discoverer of the diphtheria serum of which Dr. Behring is considered ' to be the discoverer. Dr. Nuttall asserts that he discovered the curative properties of the serum while studying in Dr. Behring's laboratory and, he asserts, that in his graduating thesis at the university, before Dr. Behring made public his statements, he gave clearly nnd succinctly the same facts that Dr. Behring subsequently gave to the medical congress at Buda-'Pe'sth in fuller form. tifePUBUCANS bfeFAT HlLL AND bOV/N THE TAMMANY CttY tiCKET* tile IJemoevats Concede ibtvtt to the Ite- 1 publicans bjr u Pitirnllty oif Scvehty- flvc Thousands IOWA. DES Momns, Nov. 11,—Almost complete replete returns on the recent Section make the %^bte as follows: Republican, 201,175: democratic. 124.859: people's. 85.74.0; prohibition. 4.002: i plurality for the republicans of over rr>,000. The republicans elected all of the eleven congressmen by pluralities n,bout as followu: First district, S. M, CJarkj 3,70/i; Second district, Geo. M. Curtis, 420; Third district, D, B. IIenders;ott, 5,806; Fourth district, Thos. Updegraff, n,500; Fifth district, R. G. Cousins, 4,500; Sixth district. J. F, Lacey, 0,575; .Seventh district. J. A. T. Hull, 4,700; Eighth district, W. P. Hepburn, 3,000: Ninth district, A. L. Hager, il,(ioO; Tenth district. J. P. Dolliver, 8,000; Eleventh district. G. D. Perkins, 7,000. JfHW YOHK. NEW YOUK, Nov.!).—Complete returns from New York state show the vote for governor as follows: Morton, 008,712; Hill, 514,874. Morton's plurality, I*) 3f 838* NEW Yoniv, 'Nov. 8.—Strong, rep., has defeated Grant, the.Tammany candidate for mayor of this city, by ,')5,000. .»-.>» ILLINOIS.. CHICAGO. Nov. 10.—The republicans have elected twenty-one of the twenty-two congressmen in this state, the state ticket by ]2tt,0()0 plurality, and the ticket in Cdok county by' about 3 5,000 plurality. Congressman William M. .Springer, dem., is defeated, WISCONSIN. < MIWVAUKEK, Nov. 10.—The republicans elected the entire state ticket by about 55,000 plurality. The delegation to congress is solidly republican. CAr.IKOKJflA. >SAX FKAXCISCO, Nov. 10.—Democrats claim tae state by a small majority. WEST VIRGINIA. _ WIIKKI.IXO, Nov. 10 —The legislature is republican on joint ballot by 15 votes. Congressman William Wilson, author of the tariff bill, is defeated. LOUISIANA. _ NEW ORLEANS. Nov. 10.—The delegation in congress is unchanged, all being democrats. BOTH WIND AND SNO\S» BIO STORM THROUGHOUT Trie NORTHWEST. Stvfieps Iho tnltes and Drives Sfnny Von- Sels to Shelter—One life Lost— stard at Stnhy Points—Worse to Come. CHICAGO, Nov. r?. — Reports from northwestern points show that snow and sleet accompanied by high winds are prevalent. On the lakes the storm drove many vessels to shelter, btii little serious damage is reported. Only onii life is known to be lost; it is reported from Milwaukee, A scow loaded with brick in tow of the tug Crosby capsized and Frank Lelahd was drowned. In Detroit and vicinity the storm is severe, extending into the interior of the state. In Minnesota the fall of snow is heavy, STORMS THROUGH THE WEST. KANSAS. TOPEKA, Nov. 10.— The republican state ticket is elected by about 20,000 plurality. Governor Lewelling and Congressman Jerry Simpson are .defeated. Whiter In Earne»t d» nllnncsotit- xiii'ds nnd Blows Klgewhnre, MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. 12.— Winter has set in in earnest in this state. Snow storms are general all over tin 1 , state. At Faribault the drifts are four feet deep. At Albert Lea a regular blizzard prevailed last night, at Morris , the snowfall was heavy and at Virginia it was six inches deep. At Red Lake Falls the wind is blowing a hurricane: FAinmniY, 111., Nov 1:21T The first- cold spell came yesterday morning and prevailed all day. The wind blew a gale and at times was accompanied by snow. DKOATirii, Mich., Nov. 13.—The first snow of the season commenced falling- yesterday morning and continued during the day. BKLOIT, Wis., Nov. 12.—A bliz'/.ard prevailed all yesterday with the mercury at the freezing point. AHCOLA, 111., Nov. 12.—The first' 5iiow that has fallen here this year- fell yesterday. DAMAGE GREAT IX CONNECTICUT. Loss LF.XINGTON, .Nov. 10.— Complete returns in the Ashland congressional district g-ive Owens a majority over Judge Denny, rep. , of 100. Benny will contest. COLOHADO. DKNVKH, Nov. 10.— Waite is defeated for governor by Melntyre, rep., by l'J,000. J NORTH DAKOTA. FAHGO, Nov. ]0.— Republicans elect the state ticket b3' (i.OOO. Jones, silver, candidate for BUILDING CQUUPSES. Killed and u Jlozeu Jujured by • the Ciisuolty, , Nov. 10.—The top floor of the new aijd magnificent offices of the City Passenger Railway caved in, two m^n, |nsta,ntly, am} J^ainv jug,a. 4P#<?»;0Mu)jfc ;,Tfc'e a/ftoidej "" caused by frp$t, which maide the ,$$$* «prt$w .dawn,, parted. V,$j ! At Chicago on the 7th drunken crowd of no particular political party attempted to get possession of a ballot box in the ninth precinct of the Twenty-third ward about 3 a. in. The judges and police made resistance and a fight followed, in which revolvers were freely used. Following are the injured: Gus Coleander, judge of election, shot through the stomach, has died; J. F. Watters, clerk of election, shot in left arm; Nicholas Michaels, police officer, shot in leg. Neither Watters or Michaels fatally hurt. No arrests made, as the policeman was shot early in the fight, and could do nothing, The object of the crowd in trying- to secure the ballot box js unknown. The judges fought off the mob, but the box was perforated with bullets. As one of the results of the recent investigation into the sanitary condition of the bakehouses of London, prominent citizens have submitted to the London county council a petition asking for a number of amendments to the public health act as relates to baking establishments. The resolutions suggest that uniform metropolitan laws regulating bakeries bo made by the London council, and that the duty of enforcing said laws devolve upon the various local sanitary authorities; that such laws shall govern the regulation of the conduct of the business, the structure of the premises, and the mode in which application is to be made for san 'tion to establish new bakeries in the city of London; that it be rendered an offense to ocpupy as a bakehouse any cellar or place almost or altogether below the level of the street; that all metropolitan bakehouses be regularly licensed and that the grunting of the licenses be vested in the London county council, It is thought that the adoption of these measures would prove of untold benefit to the cpinraunity, especially among the poorer classes. A bomb exploded in London recently outside » house in Tjlney sti'eet, P»rk' lane, two doors from, the residence pf NEVADA. CARSON CITY, Nov. 1.0. defeats the republican governor by 500. TEXAS. SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 10.—Culberson, dem., is elected governor by a plurality of 40,000. WASHINGTON. SEATTLE, Nov. 10.—The republican plurality is about 15,000. NEHKAKKA. OMAHA, Nov. 10.—Holcomb, fiision- ist, is elected governor by 2.SOO plurality. _ The republicans elect the rest of the ticket. The republicans say they will contest Holcombe's election on the grounds of fraud. INDIANA. INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 10.—The republicans elect the state ticket by about (10,000. A solid republican delegation to congress is elected, both Holman and Bymnn being defeated. OHIO, COLUMBUS, Nov. 10.—The republicans have carried the state by 150,000 plurality and 10 out of the 31 congressmen. MASSACHUSETTS. BOSTON, Nov. 12.— Greenlmlge, rep., is re-elected governor bj' a majority of 70,000. Republicans get all of the congressmen biit one. CONNECTICUT. NEW HAVEN, Nov. 15.—Connecticut elects the republican state ticket by 15,000 and all four congressmen. .MICHIGAN. DETHOIT, Nov. 10.—Michigan goes republican by 100,000. ' -MINNESOTA. MINNEAPOLIS, .Nov. 10.—Nelson, rep., is re-elected by 40,000 plurality. ' MISSOURI, ST. Louis, Nov, 0.—Republicans elect the state ticket and the majority of the legislature. Congressmen Hatch (anti- option) and Bland (Silver Dick) are beaten. PENNSYLVANIA. PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10.— Republicans elect the state ticket by 242,745 plurality, and 28 of the. 30 'congressmen, SOUTH CAROLINA. CoLU.MiuA, Nov. 0,—Evans, dem., defeats Pope, hid., for governor. TENNESSEE. NASHVILLE, Nov. II.—-Tennessee is yet in doubt, both the republicans and democrats claiming the governorship. NORTH CAROLINA. RALEIGH, N, C,, Nov. o.—Semi-oflicial returns from nearly every county in' the state indicate the fusion ticket—• state, judicial and legislative—put out by the republicans and populists, is elected by some 20,000 majority. CONGRESS. WASHINGTON, -Nov. 11.—According to'democratjo figures the next congress will stand as follows: llepijblicuns 245, democrats 100, populists 11. The republicans, however, claim they will have 250 votes. to Telegraph nnd Telephone £0111- intnios Fully SI 00,000. NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 12.—It is almost impossible to describe the damage to wires which has been wrought in the state of Connecticut by Monday's storm. A competent authority; places the losses of the telegraph and telephone companies alone at fully $100,000. In this state more than S.OOO poles have been reported down, most of them having been torn out of the ground without breaking, and 20,000 miles of wire are said to be down. There is yet no eastern communication in the state. Hartford, has but two wires and Middletown a single test wire working-. Loss to other property was heavy. Captain Sees Lots .of Wreckage. ATHENA, Mich., Nov. 12.—A northeast gale with snow prevails. The captain of the schooner Jessie Maggie reports he passed through considerable wreckage off Sturgeon Point, half way between this port and Oscodn, The wreckage indicated it had come from a tow barge, but there were no marks on it that would indicate what boat had suffered. Scow Capsizes, One 3Ifnn Drowns. MILWAUKEK, Wis., Nov. 12.—A scow loaded with brick in tow of the tug Crosby capsix.ed about thirty miles off this port at S o'clock yesterday morning. A man named Frank Leland, who was on the scow, was drowned by the accident. The scow was loaded with 220,000 brick, all of which will be a total loss. After the Crosby had lost the scow it proceeded orf its way and arrived here at 1 o'clock in th'o afternoon, Schooner Overdue. ; PiiiLAnELPiiiA.Nov. 12.—Great alarm is felt in shipping circles concerning- the three masted schooner Ida (° Southard, now considerably overdue, en route from Philadelphia to New Orleans with a cargo of 1,000 tons of railroad iron. Its agents are fearful it WHS sunk in Monday's hurricane. Worse Weather Predicted, POUT HI;HON, Mich., Nov. l:?, A. southeast wind blew all yesterday, accompanied by snow. Both' '-.-!. United States and Canadian signals are up for a northwest gale with snow and colder and telegrams from Sand Beach indicate the wind has'sliifted there and is blowing a gale from the point dieted, ,' •;... pre- FEW CHANGES IN the lion. Sir Uenvy tJjo Mtfpes of, vis»gn"pf «»e of Paper CJNCINN4VI, Nov. 7,— The Evening News, » penny paper started last {iep- tomboy by the Printers' ^ubUshing company, was yesterday placed in, the •hands pf Bcott jfolmes, 'us. receiver, with HU qrfler of CQUV|/ t« Wind up its RETURNS. Hfujorlty of 140 }n Congress •Seems Assured WASHINGTON, Nov. 12.— Later congressional returns do not change the result to any great extent. There are. still a^few districts claimed by the two parties and some will remain unsettled until the contests are passed upon by the next house. The republican committee still claims 230 seats, but on the face of the returns will have 540, as against 00 democrats and 8 populists, the latter including Newlands (silver) of Nevada and five North Caro, lina members indorsed by the repnbt licans. r The senate will stand republicans; 48, democrats 38, populists 7, • — ' u > ..... -f . How Mliwesotn Legislature Stttnuj. ' «T, PAUL, Minn., Nov. J3,— Tholp lative returns are all in, the Fiftieth being the lui>t and giving a populist senator and two populist a.»d one republican, representatives. TJie legislature stands tts follows; 9 ft independent veimbU-

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