The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 21, 1894 · Page 2
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't, fiefitVib atUmtitiag to feavd the jrujjy,'"was badly burned about the facd ?lf|yVthe time ,the fife department had Ji ' iached'thc sectie the entire baScmbnt Yin flames'and everyone had been out of the building by the ^- n ,..^, The firemen could not enter ^the-building on account of the dense £,% «k»uds of smokes and were compelled ^ -to fight the ilames from the outside. \\- It was slow work, and not for several ?X't-hours was the fire under control. v\, iSvery vestige of stock in the building A .'\vjts destroyed by fire or water and r'a smoke. The fine photographic parlors '«'""- ot Monterford & 11511, situated above & l ';thc Boston store, were badly damaged ^ tby smoke and water. Neighboring V^iiildings were slightly damaged by C"<" Brooke and water. The loss is e&ti- ;'-, mated at $72,000 with insurance to the ^/ ' amount of $30,000. *V- ' INDICTED. CtTf, Not. 16.—Shgnleld, *i towta of 1,000 population, has been wiped oat by fire, ahd only two build- \tigs remain standing, Caparfs bank and Schaeffcr & Reynold's store, The loss is $>5.000, arid the insurance half that amount, A block find a half fit business buildings were burned, including two hotels, It is believed the fire, which started in a livery stable, was inccndiary> AN EDITOR'S bEATH. threw lilhwei* ill frdftt nt A Moving freight Train. CLiNToSi Nov. 16.—L. Janies Liddell, editor and proprietor of the Preston Times, committed suicide by throwing himself in front of a Milwaukee freight. The engine and twenty cars passed over his body; mangling it horribly. No cause is assigned for tlui deed. He leaves a family. •: . MISSING BOY. CUy Mwn Indicted for Larceny nml ' Sroux CITV, Nov. 17.—A. II. Pardon, of the firm of Parsons & West, live stock commission men at the Union 1 Stock, Yards, has been indicted by the grand jury on two charges, one of grand larceny and the other of embezzlement. The first indictment grew out of the rental of a ranch near Sioux . City by the firm, and a loan company .having a claim against the firm attached the crops, since which time 100 tons of hay and a large amount of corn Jiar been hauled off the ranch. Eight men have been arrested in connection •with the thefts, and this is the first in- ''dictment. The charge of cmbezzle- •» ment was brought against Parsons by 'L..L Puckctt, of O'Neill, Neb., who I claims that Parsons embezzled S3,400 ! Jrom him in a live stock 'deal of some 5 liind. » FIRE AT MISSOURI VALLEY. Completely Borrowed a Horse nml Bugey Disappeared. ISDEPSSDtexcK, Nov. 10.'—James Heater, 18 years old, residing east of town, borrowed a horse and buggy from ti neighbor in his father's name. Subsequent 'developments prove the father knew nothing of the transaction, and search has failed to discover the whereabouts of the boy or outfit. TEKRIBLE ACCIDENT. Ltttlo Child Badly Utu-ned at Mason City. MASOST Cl'tv, Nov. 19.—A horrible death occurred in Floyd county. While Mr. and Mrs, Nick /immerwerc out of the house their 2-year-old boy fell against a seething hot stove. He was stunned and his face and arms were literally cooked when the parents came to the house. TALK OF LYNCHING. Heinous Offense of a Dubuquo IJrute. DuBtTQUii:, Nov. 10.—A frightful series of crimes of nameless character, committed by John Turner, late of Racine, Wis., has come to light in this city. Forty or fifty little girls are witnesses against him before the grand jury. He will go to the pen for life. CONDKNSKU ITEMS. -.*"' fturgo Hotel and Contents /•; -,i , Destroyed. ^ h '; -MISSOURI VAIJ.KY, Nov. 17.—Fire 'rt,' broke out in the attic of the Cheney ''•" - / house, located on the Chicago &North*,-. ," western tracks in this city, and totally It -.destroyed that large edifice and several f-7 ' outbuilding's. The conflagration was I"' < caused by a defective Hue, and after ;.' ' starting' in the attic it spread with '- great rapidity. It was feared that the Northwestern depot and a number of "f ,' business houses would fall victims to ,/ f the fire fjend, but the firemen, assisted V by a bucket brigade, fought, the flames »'• and confined them to the Cheney house, which, with all the contents, V' was reduced to ashes in a short time. • V V Loss $10,000. ^ / _. i i ii " ';' AN lOWAStOCKWAN ROBBED. '*£ George PoboH, of Stnarl, Relieved of '-' ju «1,000 by Chicago Thieves, >K,* -CHICAGO, Nov. 18.—George Dcbolt. {' ;• of Stuart, Iowa, was, robbed of $1,000 .? "' - by unknown thieves as he was coming i.^, put of tlie grand opera house after the $/ Vperformance. The thief was so clever fr 7 '' in his work that Debolt did not become * '",' aware of his loss until he had gone &/ some,<ltet*nee from the theater. He ^'Immediately reported the loss to police '- ' ^headquarters and although officers were detailed .ten.! minutes after the robbery occurred! no trace of the jobber has yet b,een found, Dtibolt had just received the money as pay for car load of stock. FARMER KILLED. ^TiH-pwj* From a Home. WhtcU V«.U» pn Si'' CBPAn Parips, Nov. 17,-Gco. A"b- ^IHptt, a farmer residing three miles *" ' pj Center Point, was accidentally s on ' .waives to pasture when the ani; colliaea with one of the calves, 'infc' Mr. Abbott to the ground, ph>JjQvse % f<?U upon him, killing him VTJiV.i.. >r fleai- JjeMarR,. kjlje4 himself > Shat'gvm The shot took effect l&'gfhaa^ WewenMP W* room to, '; to trawls K>.ww,t0 cieghoj-n, "'IJjWSbWty £fter J]p ,4iS8|>tfge £,«„ .%iV ; jpd 'iioia to-|>9Q> 1 Auditor McCarthy has granted a charter to the Farmers' Savings bank, of Slater. The home of L. W. Mansfield at, Cedar Rapids was entered and robbed of $300 worth of silverware. A dispatch says that the Dubuque county supervisors in looking oyer the new jury law for Iowa discovered that it provides tor the repeal of the old law to take effect .July 1, 1895, while the new law will not take effect until July 1,1890. This leaves an-interim of one year without any jury whatever. Champion James J. Corbett played "Gentleman Jack" at Davenport recently, and during the day had the $10,000 championship belt, offered by the New York Police Gazette, on show in a store window. "During the night it was stolen, with a valuable overcoat, from the store, the thief breaking in at the rear. Sioux City dispatch: While the district court has under consideration the netition of the citizens committee to suspend from office some of the accused board of supervisors pending 'trial of the cases against, them, one at least of the supervisors has taken himself out of office. F. O, Hunting has resigned, and the county auditor has accepted his resignation arid the auditor, clerk and recorder appointed W. J, Wray to fill out the un&xpired term. Wray was elected to succeed Hunting last week. Judge Van Wagoqen left the city to hold court elsewhere without ruling on the motion to suspend. The other case on trial involving the jury bribing matter has also been submitted but no decision is reached yet, Stephen Howard, an old resident of .testertownship, Black Hawk county, died a few days ago from the effects of an assault made upon him by Charles P. Adams, a neighboring farmer. There had been bad blood between .them for some time, caused by a quarrel over some stock. Some of Adams' calves got into Howard's field and Howard drove them out and told Adams to take care of them, Hot words followed and Adams &ays Howard attacked him with a milking stool and he defended himself with a eUih, striking Howard over the heart three times. Howard foil, but later g°t up and went to the house, when ho got wprse, ajid has since died. Threats «>f lynching Beared Adams and ho came to Waterloo and gave himself* up. Another story says Adams stabbed Howard in the throat with a pitchfork- Upward was 70. years old and Adarasis 35' and has ajways borpe a good reputation. ' ' tjansep's Uaflieal cough euro. Immediate relief and cures when others fail, shirts to pnler, Af?at calls. . _ shntuoDA Arrested tot Mtitttfer ri'f. N. Y.. -Nov. IS.i-At the Jacobs opera hour,fc Friday evening during the exhibition bout which was arranged to conclude the performance to bring before the audience the Would- be champion of the world, Robert Fitzsimmons, Con IViordatt, Fitzsimmons' sparring partner 1 , was struck by Fitzsimmotis and the result of the blow was death. Riordau, it is claimed, had been drinking heavily. He gave evidence of his condition as he Walked oh the stage, but despite this he was allowed to enter itito the bout. There were a few exchanges and then Fitz- simmohs, with a quick pass, lauded on liiordnn's jaw With his right. There arc differences of opinion as to the force of the blow, but it was sufficient to cause lliordan to reel and full on his knees. Then he lopped over like a dead man. Physicians were at once called and every effort made to revive him, but despite their efforts the man breathed his last at 3:30 yesterday morning. Fitzshumons was placed under arrest to answer to the charge of murder. He expresses deep sorrow und says he struck but a slight blow. SILVER SYNDICATE. Proposed Format ion of a 3S"n\v Trust to Control the Price. DE'XVKK, Nov. 19.—The Rocky Moun- tiiin News says: A syndicate is scheming to obtain control of the silver market with a view to dictating the price of the metal to all silver using countries. A conference to that end was held last week between representatives of the smelters 'of the country and the leading silver producing mines itt Pueblo. More reports are current as to the details of the proposed plan. One is, that a syndicate backed by J. D. Rockefeller and Rothschilds, will obtain control of all the smelters of the United States and Mexico and arbitrarily fix the price of silver, regardless of supply and demand. According to another report the proposition is to have the silver of all the smelters handled through u. single agency, : effecting a saving of a quarter of a cent per ounce. It is understood that there is a hitch in the details. iS, Not. 16.—Advice's via Varna, Bulgaria, confirm the reports of thft massacre of Armenians by Turkish SOldiel-s.' According to them th6 trouble began through the refusal of the Armenians to pay tax on the ground that the raids of the khurds had left them impoverished. A small force of troops was sent to collect the tax and wete beaten. The Turkish governor of Bitlas reported to the government that a S6rious revolt had broken out. and Marshal 55al<i Pasha was ordered to proceed to the plaee with the Fourth Army Corps. Before this imposing array of troops the Armenians quietly submitted. Now comes the horrible part of the story. The governor of Bitlas resolved to make an example and ordered the troops to fire on,the defenseless people. The order Was executed with alacrity, and the slaughter was not stayed till twenty-live villages were destroyed and thousands of the inhabitants killed". The British consul at Varna reported the facts to the British ambassador at Constantinople, \vho protested to the porte. The sultan expressed horror at the crime and ordered Marshal /aki to report, which appears to have seriously involved the governor of Bitlas. To clear himself he charged the British consul at Varna with inciting the Armenians to revolt. British officers are on the spot investigating. BKKVlTIKh. Gear LAND FRAUDS. UheavtlieA 1" Oklalioma Territory. PEHRY, O. T., Nov. 17.—Many of the great frauds at the opening of the Cherokee outlet are coining to .light, but the greatest has just been unearthed in a trial before the government town site trustees. To be entitled to enter land or town lots it was necessary tp go to the government booth before the day of the opening and secure a certificate. One of these booths was located at Orlando, and there most of the certificates for securing lots in Perry were secured. The trial brought out the fact that a lawyer from Guthrie obtained the friendship of D. Lecalle.lt, the man in charge of the government booth at Orlando, got him drunk and poo i selling. got from him a valise full of certificates • . . . without the formality of going to the booth, and sold them at from S25 to §100 each. It is snid similar frauds were perpetrated at the other nine booths. . NEBRASKA GOVERNORSHIP. . Republicans Say They Will Make a Contest. LIXCOI.W, Neb., Nov. 10.— Ih is now asserted on pood authority there will be a gubernatorial contest in Nebraska. The republican' state central committee is v quoted as follows: "The committee' believes it will have no trouble in satisfying the people of the state that gross frauds were committed and that Majors was elected. We continue to get information that the votes cast will elect Majors." It is said the committee will file the necessary papers before November SO, the datu on Which the time for beginning the contest expires. Many of the leading republicans oppose a contest. Col. Henderson and Senator have gone south to hunt, At Richmond, Ky., recently General, Cassius Mtirccllus Clay, aged 84, "The Sage of White Hall," surprised his friends when he led to the altar in marriage Miss Dora Richardson, a young lady many years younger than the general, and whoso marriage was riot expected. The young lady is an orphan, and General Clay was educating her. General Clay stands to-day one of the most interesting characters in America. He was President Lincoln's minister to Rvissia. Governor Waite of Colorado last week issued a Thanksgiving proclamation. After setting forth the usual causes for thanksgiving, he says: "But, withal, the overshadowing threat of our civilization is the constant recurrence of industrial and commercial panics which blight the livesand hopes of millions of able-bodied, skillful beings. Monopoly—robbery under the forms of law—is the curse of our times, and withers the best physical and mental energies of our people. 1 ' lie closes as follows: "Let us bear in mind that only through conscientious regard for the industrial rights of all the people can the blessings of religious and economic freedom be permanently established." At New York recently the board of stewards of the Jockey Clubs and representatives of the Brooklyn, Coney Island and New York Jockey Clubs, met informally lor the purpose of discussing the situation brought about by the popular endorsement of the constitutional amendment abolishing All seemed very reticent as to what transpired at the meeting. It is learned, however, that there has been a general .expression of' opinion as to the effect of the amendment, should it receive the endorsement of the legislature. The opinion of those present appeared, however, to be that the legislature would not act in the matter when.the vast interests at stake are considered. A reporter called on Governor Flower of New York and showed him a copy of Dr. P. J. Gibbons' Syracuse letter requesting permission to attempt the resiiHeitation of Charles' F. Wilson, after he is electrocuted in Auburn prison. Governor Flowersaid: ."lean conceive only one 'objection to the -superintendent of prisons granting such request. The point may be raised that when a person is ocntence'd to be electrocuted,.and if ho should be resuscitated, it might not be possible to ,, A ,»i U ,»j.v™ NO*. li^MeSSberlS of the' TafJahese legation say the fall of Port Arthur iis the nWst disastrous blow China could have received. The place has been pronounced impregnable by the first naval experts ol Gel-many, Modern gun factories have been bttilt there Which rivaled those of KVupp. Its city is given over to making the assembling of modern war materials, in some respects similar to the Brooklyn or New York yards, though three times greater. Moreover, the pick of the Chinese army %vas assembled there. The capture oi the place would necessarily mean the loss to the Chinese of great quantities of material and implements for making them. The chief importance of the capture, however, is in the fact that it gives the Japanese fortifications within Chinese territory from which it will be impossible to ctislodge them, affording a secure base of operations and protected shelter for the Japanese fleet, and the Chinese giin factories would also be at the service of the Japanese. ', TIEN Tsix, Nov. 10.— As cabled some days ago Great Britain sent an ultimatum to the Chinese government demanding that within seven days Taotai Shengbe dismissed and degraded; that the British steamer Chung King be saluted by the Chinese forts and a money indemnity be paid the owners of the Chung King for outrages committed by the Chinese soldiers on board the Chung last August; in default-of which Great Britain threatened that :the British lleet under Admiral Frec- 'mantle would make reprisals. This 'threat had the intended effect and all jtho conditions demanded have been (complied with by China. It'is under- jstood that if they had not been Great 'Britain would have occupied the island !of Chusan, which commands the sea 'communication between Northern and Southern China, as was done in 1841, and China only recovered possession by giving Hong Kong in exchange. EXCITEMENT IN OHIO. DR. M'COSH PASSES AWAY, Wi\ftl of Princeton University. , N. J.,Nov. 17;— Dr. James McCosh died at 10 o'cloul? last evening. He was ex-president of Princeton university and a leading educator of th« age. He was conscious up to the time of his death. His physicians attribute his death to heart failure induced by old age. | A .St»pe«uloiis AU the newspapers ;ire telling of th.e ononnous t'pvtunq received by Druggist n for liis discovery of wha,t js paw called "Seh,rage'fj »1,000,000 uwtie Cure," Hnd sold to Kwanson Hluuijuatio Ours cpjnpany, of 107 JRear- borw street, Chioago. It is attraetipg toUeut'»fit\ortu^ l»o&t noted ^QG- it hftg oiu-flrt W*' 98 nev cent of \vliQ.Jiavc taUow it, Tke ftblo t,o ' is the c punish him again, would he not be a free man on tlio ground tnat his life could not be put in jeopardy for the same crime more than once? This is the question the attorney general will be asked to decide." The secretary of the treasury issued a call for bids for $50,000,000 5 per cent ten year bomls, interest to bo paid in coin, which is interpreted to mean gold. It is confidently expected at the treasury department that an amount will be realized considerably in excess of that received op the February issue. For the last issue of bonds a very con' siderable amount of goldT-appyoxi- mated at $if>,Qoo,ooo—was withdrawn if vow the sub-treasury for the expyehs purpose of nsinf it again in payiag-foc |>onds.. tVitli »> view tp move exactly mts with4raw» fp,r syb-t}-e f a^H'Pl' ;WJ » mwmi&^femwte* 'm . jpewt^i & *P WPife.v ,.'. ^ !$9P, $9V\V$?& bjpOj^ ( o| v Jh^ such are , Ofil«BS .pf , Jiie itjrin 68,44? '' Regarding tlio Shooting of Mob Members. COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 10.—The coroner of Fayettc county has called on Colonel Coit, of the Ohio militia, to go to Washington Court House and testify touching the part played by the soldiers under his command when he went there on Gov. McKinley's orders to assist Sheriff Cook in protecting from lynching the negro, Dolby, who confessed to rape and had been sentenced to twenty years in the penitentiary. In pursuit of these orders the militia killed several members of a niob who broke down the door of the court house to get at Dolby. Colonel Coit refused to (jo on the ground that tlie' people at .Washington Court House are so enraged at him over the killing by the militia that his life would not be safe. The governor has been assured that if Coit or Cook go there they would be thrown into prison charged with murder, and afterward dragged from ja.il and lynched. The governor has f,nyen assurance to Coit that if he goes there and harm comes to; him the whole power of the state and nation, if necessary, will be sent to his support. Col. Coil replies: "What good would that do my family afle>- I had been lynched'?" The members of Col.' Colt's regiment, want to go to Washington Court House as private eiti'/.ens to protect him, Matters are at the highest tension. The law-abiding citizens of Washington Court Iloiise who are keeping, thcaulhorities posted dare not have their names known. MVES DEFEATS SCHAEFER. . Ho Also IJi'oaluj tlio Record Tor Runs. Nicw YOKK, Nov. JO.— Jacob Sehacfer and Frank C. I vcs completed a six- days billiard match of a.OOO points,'GOO a day, Saturday night. At the beginning of the inning Ives had 3,000 points while Scliacfer had about 8,500. During the evening Ives made a run .of 331" points, breaking the record o.f 27], made by- Schaefer at Boston, tves finally won the match, 3,000 to 3,07-1. EASTERN WAR. Cliinese General liolieaded for Cowardice SHANGHAI, Nov. 17,—General Wei, one of the. Chinese commanxler& at the, battle of Ping Yang,where the Chinese were utterly defeated with heavy Joss, has been beheaded for cowardice during the engagement. I( Cures Consumption. CINCINNATI, Nov. 30.—[.Special.1— Pepohitions taken here m the ca&e ot Or. Amick vs. Hooves, develop some remarkable facts. It was shown that thp Ami«l? Chemical company of this city ha.8 supplied forty thousand doctor's with Pr. Ajuick's chemical treatment for consumption, BS much ys •ono thousand dollars' worth of sample medicines being distributed daily. ™ ' patient receives a trial outfit anvJ halor, Tlio company offered, as, its files cQntaip.ii)g tiiousan4s of "j'epQJjts ,fl'.om, }ihy§ieia.n§ ^of uiu'ca ' "V-fttf every gttlgv »nd phase of U>o Count ttousfei '0.-. NSfa l6.—Coroner James M. Edwards this city, Wan aft inquest on the .„ persons shot in front of the courthouse, ,^ v October 17, two or three days after th*;.^ occurrence, and the verdict has beeH: , ^ just given out. It is as follows: J "After having viewed the bodies afid_ heard the evidence, 1 dc> findI the de* ^ ceased—Smith Welch, Mae Johnsdn,; „<$> Jcss>e Sudy, Wm. A. Sams and Ihed^ =* Ammerman—came to their deatli from being struck while m front of tno court house, on the evening of Oetobei^ 17, 1894, with leaden balls fired front the interior of the courthouse itt Wash* ington Court House, by Ohio btaus National Guard, who were under com; mand of Jalncs F. Cook, as sheriff OS Fayettc county, and A. U. toit, aS •olonel as the Fourteenth regUnetit,' Ohio National Guards, and 1 do find 1 hat at the time of the firing by the guards there was no imminent danger;, of serious destruction of property or: harm to any one inside the court house; or the remotest danger of Prisoner Dolby, colored, being rescued from the 1 custody of Sheriff Cook." The coroner'turned over all the testimony taken in the inquest, and his verdict to" .the prosecuting attorney, and the action of the court Ls now awaited with intense interest, tt 18 said in case indictments arc found against Coit and Cook there will bo a change Of venue and the 'trial ,wjll be held in some other countj'. IOWA PATENT OFFICE REPORT DEB. MOIXKS, Nov. 13, 1894,-j-Thxy primaiy object of our patent law is for « ^ the public good and not for individual ' S. benefit. As an inducement for in- -, dividuals to spend time and money to invent and produce improvements in the arts and sciences it offers a seventeen year monopoly to any one who originates a patentable invention. This is the most equitable law on our books because it makes no distinction between man and woman, boy or girl, race oiv^color,' citi/.en or alien, but > , plaees/all on equality in getting |V patents. 1 The extension ot the legal life of a patent is now practically an imnos- sibility. Delay in the issuepf a patent however practically extends the length of a monopoly of an invention and the _^ ( law, section 4997, makes provision for; >*• the renewal of a forfeited application at any time within two years from the ; date of forfeiture. Taking advantage of such privilege persons have puk- po.scly forfeited more than once and > renewed each time within two years to f extend the length, of their property " rights to their inventions. Under a," 1 recent righteous decision of Secretary $ of the Interior such'practice is henceforth forbidden by that dedisioii which declares "the right of an , applicant to renew a forfeited application under section 4S07 is exhausted when once exercised." Five U. S. patents were iss\ied to Iowa inventors on the 30th ult. Printed copies of .the drawings and specifications of any one patent sent to any address for 35 cents. Valuable*information for inventors free. THOMAS G. -AJib J.-E.Ai,i'ii Onwift, Solicitors, of Patents. > BOND iSSUb,' "•' ' ' '. l r orc I givers SaUl to Ho Anxious to SuU» scribe. ..N-, Nov. JG.—The United States $50,000,000 Toaii is hunted-after evei-y- where hero by financiers'desirous of taking a portion. The stock market would be only too pleased to take any amount of it. TMan inquiries are being" made at the Morgan banking house. The big loan will be most welcome by investors who have idle money. The .Rothschilds' informed'- 1 .-the Associated Press that they are most cordially supporting the issue; Ihat they have cabled to the Belmont banking house to subscribe to the new loan-promptly in their names. : I THE. DEAD CZAR. LONDON, Nov.''10,—A dispatch fron) Vienna to the Times says the news» papers there state that including 000,000 roubles divided among the doctors, Czar Alexander's illness and journey to Livadia cost 30,000,000 roiibles. ( j-lterary Notes. '' i'lniaginotions" is the title,of a book containing a number of "Trntl Tales," by Tudor' Jenks, one of most popular btory-writers of St. Nichr olas and the author of "The Century WorlcVh Fair Hook for Boys and Gjrls." Nineteen stories h\ all are inch\ded ? iiiong them many which the re»^7 ers of St. Nicholas will recognize and enjoy again when brought to tljem in this permanent form. The title of the book suggests—which is. jndeejl the- fact—that although the storie^, are merely fanciful, yet there is a "notion'*, conveyed by tho logic of events. The- pictures would almost tell the stories themselves, The Century Co., Ne\y York, With the current number Magazine closes its third half year, . ha-s achieved a signal success, as.i§i evidenced by its advertising patronage/ and by its einuiliition of 00,OOQ copies a. month. The magazine* has nj^ifla fts,. own way. 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