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tut wtima M t^y NBrifett in M Jttn8 Sll t , idWa, applied to fowk£ f6f a, writ' bf . fdf tfad ". f essessidtt of fate *. Jessie^ aged 18 and *fheae gifls hate been bf the tJbod Shepherd Miller is a brick masdri and i that wMle he was ill twd wbmen 0 te lore Methddists called on ;<jWffl afid said they would take these ijgitlsand cate for theta !fl a Methodist -kernels Des Moines. As he was not tearefof thettt they were sent i these women. After he recovered ;'K4wenfcttt Des Moines ahd searched '' fttr* the children, but learned that they were in Omaha. He said' that the , children were badly treated there. t tfhe toother superiof says they were '- brought to the convent by Mrs. Hill, the police matron of Davenport, who ' Stated that the children Were incor* 1 irfgible and had an immoral mother, and that the children were brought • bere by Dr. Mary Rolau and the wife of Mayor Vbliraer. The judge ofdered the children turned over to their father ' and they left for Davenport. NOT UNDER BONDS. Startling . Dlncovery Regarding Sioux ; ' 'City's Treasurer. s SiotJx CITY, June 22.—The city officers here are considerably startled by the discovery that City Treasurer Anderson has been serving for over a year without an official bond. Anderson was elected in 1892 and at the beginning of his term gave a $100,000 ..Ibond. In 1894 he was re-elected and "through some unaccountable accident the council approved his old bond on the supposition that it was a new one. The mistake" has-just been discovered. Several of the signers on the old bond are now practically bankrupt, in addition to which the general opinion of the city officers is that they would not be liable in any case for Anderson's actions since his re-election. Anderson professes to be as much atonished as anyone and will undoubtedly offer a new bond. SHE LOVED A'FARMER. 1 He Befuaod to Marry Her So She Suicided at Leon. LEON, Jane 22.—Miss Janie Coffer, daughter of a prominent carpenter at Weldon, and an assistant at the normal ^institute, now in session here, committed suicide at the home of \V. ' E. Kline, by taking laudanum, chloral and chloroform. It, %vas a clear case "of suicide, and took a coroner's jury but a short time to render a verdict to that effect. It is alleged that the cause which led Miss Coffey to take her > own life was a consuming passion for 'a;youn£f farmer in this county named James Delk, and that she had repeatedly written him letters asking him to marry her This refusal acted so upon her that she chose death rather than "separation from the one she loved. fhis was the third attempt she had made to take her life. SUICIDED, Rash Act of nn Aged Widow at Iowa City. • IOWA CJTY, June 23.—Mrs. Fred John Lank, a widow aged 62, and a pioneer ^ of Johnson county, suicided by hanging herself in the cellar at her home in Tiffin, She bad adjusted a noose around her neck and fastened the other end of the rope to a nail in a / post,,mounting a cheese box and soap ; kettle for tbe purpose, These were pushed aside, and although her foot ''touched the floor, she allowed herself ,'',/to-strangle to death. She lost her Jiusband by death three years ago, and teing burdened w£th the care of the '' property, she'bad been afflicted with \ the hallucination that relatives were - plptting to take it from her, A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT, i\l f'. i it /-'>/' &fr' ?<£-. &' &', nii« S*J ( f A Tramp Steallnjr a Ride la Cut in Two. YljfTON, June 22.—A terrible accident Jiapp'ened a short distance south of , ^Vinton, As a passenger train pulled ' put to go south a number of tramps swung on to the train to steal a ride, ' ^Phe train had just commenced to move at" a rapid rate when two of these fellows attempted to swing under the train pnto t}ie trucks. This happened just as the train was nearmg a small culvert and one of the men, Ed. MeGpyern pf St, Louis, struck the fence at the end of the culvert. This broke his hold on the rod and he was onto tl'c fail," the wheel passing fc|s body and cutting him in two. , . WS^THY «f'f*fjlr Of WOPRIMI, nf Strnt/ord, Ifaug* | $•*' - Hlifitytifi Irt' ^'ift'^W^i Jufw %3>~Q- 0!'wealthy f'irjner about 60 ysars igffo* cmnipitt?«l suipjde by i$f$&$W f WPrninjj? H# TOP, &WM fry' sJlft4^l« omi..4*i_l«i \y H,ViOlit Q /"t'rtl/^rtlj 1 '*%* fttm&i «8*8«*<5 tatie* tb« Sett »f . JHfte §S,-^-The Wiiiialn W^ndtim Waft launched sMp- yard ef the loW& froH tort-ke, ahtf, as the flvef is failing, will fee taketi at oflce to St. Louis bearing mil »f he# machinery exeept the boile*. She Will faS Completed ifi thre6 Month! afid delivered at fealtimofe, Chief SsSfigineef Collins, who witnessed the launching to-day, pronounces he? the superior of any of the thirty^flve vessels Jti the revenue marine service. She is 1?0 feet long, 2 1 ? feet beam, 14 feet deep. Her engines ate 6f the twin screw inverted triple expansion type. twd sets, With cylinder dimensions of li&, IS** and 26'4 inches and 24-inch stroke. The horse power is 800. The boiler is of the Scotch marine type, 12 feet in diameter and 10 feet long, The draft Will be six feet six inches. The contract price is $98,ooo, and the speed requirements fifteen knots. The armament will consist of one six poUnder and two one pounder rapid firing guns. The small arms will include Jogensen rifles, cutlasses and revolvers, thirty each. The crew will consist of fifty. The failure of the water supply in the river for four years past has probably-ended government ship building on the Upper Mississippi. TELEPHONE WAR ON, The Iowa Company Offers Free Service to O»kttloosa Patrons. OSKALOOSA; June 24.—Superintendent Comstock of the Iowa Telephone company has notified his Oskaloosa subscribers of free telephone service until further notice. The order comes too latOj however, for nearly all 01 his subscribers have made three years' contracts, in case they use any telephone, to use the service of the new home company, which will be ready to open an exchange July 1. The war will be fought to the bitter end. The new company 'secured contracts by offering service at a one-third less yearly rental. CONDENSED ITEMS. A first-class law school has been organized at Des Moines. It gives a thorj otigh course, leading to the degree of LLB. Write P. S. McNutt for catalogue. Officers are scouring the country near Mason City in pursuit of the murderer of Mathias Mardzel, shot and instantly killed near 'Osborne, in Clayton county. George Lusche is the supposed murderer. The two above mentioned and Stephen Kriesche were occupying 1 a shanty and were engaged in doing a job of grubbing. They all drank heavily and were most of the time in an intoxicated condition. Kriesche claims that after he had been asleep for some time he was awakened by a report from a revolver. Getting up he found Mardzel in the throes of death and Lusche crying and exclaiming that he did not mean to kill him. An alarm was at once given, but before assistance came Mardzel had expired and Lusche had escaped in the underbrush. The murderer is a man about 48 years of age At Des Moines recently the supreme court heard final arguments on the application for a writ of supersedeas in the case. of the state vs. Pressman, by Judge Spurrier's decision in which the Des Moines saloons must close if the supreme court does not grant relief. Arguments were made by the attorneys on both sides, when after listening patiently the court retired and in a short time returned and attached to the application for a writ of supersedeas the following: "The application' having this day been submitted and argued at chambers before Justices Robinson, Granger, Kinne and Given and said judges present being equally divided, the application is denied." This settles the question and closes the mulct saloons in Des Moines. The fifth judge, Justice Deemer, has clearly passed on these questions and is against the saloons, 4 Deputy United States Marshal Richards, of Des Moines, has taken charge of the offices and business of the Interstate Tracer company at Marshall town xinder an attachment issued from the federal court in favor of James T, Hare et'al., of Chicago, against A. S. Burnell, president and general manager of the company. Hare has been in Marshalltbwn several days trying to effect a settlement. The marshal closed the concern up, turning pf? 8,11 the help. The outcome will be awaited with interest, as the Interstate Tracer company is well known throughout the entire state, Jt published credit rating reports of every county in the state and some counties in Illinois and Missouri, The question will arise whether the company, which is supposed to be incprporated, will to Stand good for Burnell's pep, bins, The pontiff will try to that tlWe JS spavcely §ny pvyne<j \n the company except Burnell and that It has not properly incorporated, o| supervisors pf by *B6 fietataftiftf eSUffefifKirer of Bofctft t>«- itbtft 1ft Stlltedy, ftfciiit*;, S. D., Jtifce 26.^-W. W. tay- Idf, the defaulting treasurer of South Dakota, has fettirfled and is BOW ifi custody. Taylof says in regard to his night: "1 did not see a detective during the entire time and none saw hie. They did not trace me at all beyond Jamaica, but 1 understand they are still in Barbadoes following a false clue which 1 laid for them. 1 did not go to South America at all and all the reports of the detectives,-about my wanderings after leaving Jamaica are pure moonshine as Well as much of what they told earlier. The state had no idea where 1 was and could not have caught me in years, but I knew my absence was causing my family and friends Very great sorrow and I did riot Want to give up my name and home for all time. I therefore decided upon steps I have taken. I know I have committed a crime in the eyes of the law and am ready to take the penalty. My conscience is clear of any intent to do wrong, but I could not beat bondsmen Who are my friends. I have, therefore, come here voluntarily, have turned over to the state enough property to wipe out ,the deficit and am now ready to take my sentence which my acts have warranted." LEANED AGAINST A DYNAMO. A Man Receive! Nearly 3,000 Volts of Electricity and Still Lives. EOCHESTKK, N. Y., June 23.—Foreman Frank E. Orover, of the Rochester Gas and Electric Company, leaned against a dynamo at the power-house and nearly-lost his life, almost 3,000 volts passing through his body. G rover was seen to fall writhing to the floor, the current was turned off and a doctor was summoned. Grover was apparently dead, but three of his co-laborers, who knew the peculiarities of electricity, set to work to resusticate him under the direction of the doctor. They worked for forty-five minutes before there was any sign of returning life. Grover said he knew nothing from the moment he stood beside the dynamo until he awoke. He received 2,880 volts. The method of resustication about the same as in drowning. DIED NEAR HER CRAVE. is identi- proof- News. wife's Body Found lu Forest Home Cemetery, IB I» A. Glbbg. CHICAGO, June 23.—Tho body of a man found on the grass in Jffcrest Home cemetery was yesterday fled as that of L. A. Gibbs, a reader on the Chicago Daily He committed suicide near his grave. Mrs. Gibbs died Thanksgiving day 1893. Last month Mr. Gibbs took his two children to Rolfe, Iowa, his former home, and when he returned he left them there. He went at once to the home of Solomon Forest, in Austin, "Sunday, June 9, he appeared to be exceptionally down-hearted and complained of'feeling sick. He left the house in the afternoon and did not return. It is thought that he killed himself the next day. Mr. Gibbs was 45 vears old. BATTLE UNDERGROUND. i a-.h51iig<frm>nnat1r>riB?fl.T Miners Engage In a Conflict With Giant Powder Cartridges, Rico, Colo., June 22.—Bad' blood has prevailed for some time between the miners of Rico, Aspen and Enterprise, three adjoining properties in the San Juan country. A few nights ago the forces met underground by breaking away a wall that separated the claims of'the rivals, A duel ensued, the weapons being giant powder cartridges. Two men were seriously wounded, one of them having his shoulder torn off and. the other is said to be suffering from blindness caused by the explosion of a missile at close quarters. The noise of the conflict reached the surface, where the superintendents hastily armed guards and by a display of rifles compelled the cessation of hostilities, A FATAL, MISTAKE, Mrs, Huber and Children Take Paregoric Which Contained Poison. IIoiWEi,i,8Vl«jE, N, Y., June 33.^— The wife of George Huber, living near Fremont, gave her two children, Rose, aged 2 years, and Fred, aged 7, a dose of paregoric, taking some of the medicine herself. The girl and mother died shortly after in terrible agony bi\t the boy's life was saved with an epidemic. Last winter, Mrs, Huber took & child to a neighboring' village to be christened, after giving it a dose from the same bottle, and upon arriving At the church the child was found to dead, supposedly from suffocation. It is thought that poison was contained in the medicine through the drug. gist's »error, __ The national convention pf republican league elubs, which w&8 held at Cleveland, OhJQ, was a affair, -Ove? 2.,QOQ delegates A CpJonjaJ justifiable wr^b, when $ghn S»iW» making 1 lave oldest ypi the <*{ wltf Bfegmffh la w»»fi!ngl*fi and Maid ft co*eylt6 ftfettifidn. 0., June 23.—Caft Browne and his bride, the Goddefes of Peace of cOmmottiveftl fam6j announced here at a public meeting that they Would tftke up Friday nlornifcg theif march,to Washingtdfi b^ easy stages. They Will Stop at Alliance' Friday night, reach Salem' Monday, Beaver Falls Thursday, and then Stop at Allegheny, Altootta, Harrisburg and Butler. They expect to teach Washington July 3, to be ready for the public marriage on the capltol steps on the morning of July 4, They will also participate in a reunion with thirty or more of Co*ey army follow* ers who have been camped at Bladett- burg, Md, r since last year. BOLD SANK ROBBERS. Cashier JJntlef Wants the Men Who Assaulted Him. DtjUmr, Minn,, June 23.—W, W. Butler, cashier of the robbed Rainey Lake City bank was at DulUth and offers $500 reward for the detection of the robbers. The deed was done at night, a man named Billings claiming to come from Denver getting him to open his vault to make change on a draft. Butler was jumped on by the visitor and held while a pal robbed the safe of $3,000. The country is being thoroughly searched and 7 Butler feels sure of getting his men. Succeeds Admiral Meade. Washington, June 20.—Commodore Bunco has been appointed to the command of the north Atlantic squadron to succeed Admiral Meade. BREVITIES* Benton Harbor, Michigan, dispatch: The peach crop in this vicinity is going to be full and fine this year. Peaches are dropping off in some localities, but in this vicinity there will be all the peaches the market can stand. Some growers are compelled to go over their orchards with shears and cut off large quantities of peaches to prevent limbs from breaking down. The strawberry crop was small, but the peach crop will be large. A recent dispatch from Washington City announces that a second decree has been received from Rome concerning the obligation of Catholics to remain out of the Knights of Pythias organization. It states that there appears to be no further reason why the decree of last December should not be made public in all dioceses, and all archbishops and bishops are accordingly directed to promulgate the decree without further delay. When the decree was first issued, the head of each diocese was .given two months within which to publish it or else to make known to Rome in writing what special circumstances exist why publication should be deferred. Most of the heads of dioceses have since published the decree, but as unofficial information reached Rome that some bishops had not yet acted, this second decree was issued. London dispatch: Frank Taylor, alias Frank Tarbeau, the leader of the notorious Johnny Irving gang in New York some years ago, was sentenced to three years' imprisonment. The charge against Taylor was that he was concerned with William Carroll Woodward, alias the Hon. William Musgrave, in a cutlass fight near Regen tes park lust year, and he was convicted of assault. Taylor was arrested at the time and released on bail which he forfeited. He was traced to Cape Colony and arrested there last January, but escaped and was later found keeping a gambling house in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was sent to Capetown under a strong guard, but •again made his escape en route. He was captured two days later and .brought to London. A number of charges have been lodged against him for fraud upon which he will doubtless be tried at the expiration of his term of imprisonment. A horrible tragedy wa.s enacted about nine miles northeast of St. Francis, Kansas, a few days ago, Frank Williams, a farmer, while in a fit of jealous rage attempted to murder his wife,. Miss Alice Smith and William Smith. He then beat the brains out of his two children, a girl age 5 and a boy 9 years of age with-a hatchet, after which he blew his own brains out with a revolver, William Smith was shot through the cheek, the bu> let knocking out two of his teeth and tearing away a portion of the jawbone, He was also shot twice in the back and may die. Miss Smith received a, bullet in the breast but fortunately her corset arrested the bullet and she surfered but a slight flesh wound, Mrs. Williams, the wife, received a bullet in the mouth but was not seriously wounded, Williams had been twice married, but Jived unhappily with his second wife, WJIQ ha£ left him, going to the tyome of William Smith- Williams followed his wife tp the Smith place, where the occurred, He then returned murdered the two children, after he killed himself. UpiQn Cotton Press a.t „ WW rfpeptl/tfee _ a tempje exp^of ipn, \vhM resulted in lit* tMd Watfcr A<ifd»*ta< MoiUfee, ifutie 20, — The state convention of the broMfeitiofi j»f t£ ift Iowa was called Id or'defibthfe Y< M. 0. A. auditor iutt by State Chaifmaft B. F» Wright »l Chftrles City. The temporary organisation was effected bjr the namitig of Prof. Hirsch of Chftfles City io? chairman, M. W. Atwood of fisthervilie fof secretary and A. U. Cdfltes of Perry as reading secretary. Committees Were then appointed on resolutions, credentials, permanent organization and state central committee. Pfof. B. W. Stoddard 'of LeGrand College was toade permanent chairman of the meeting, The committee on resolutions reported the following: The prohibition party of Ib*a, iti convention . assembled at the city of Des Moifies, June H|, 1895, acknowledge A mighty God as the rightful sovereign of all men, and to Whose laws all human enactments' must Confirm to secure the blesgines of peace and prosperity, presents the fol- lowiag declarations and principles i We declare our sympathies, as a party of reform, to be in favor of whatever tends to make men intelligent and virtuous. We assert our purpose to be identical With that of the national constitution, to establish justice, to insure domestic trnnqtiility, to promote the general welfare and to secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. Wo reaffirm the liquor traffic as a foe to civilization and to popular government; that it promotes poverty and crime : that it thwarts the will of the people and destroys our homes, and we declare anew for the entire suppression of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic liquors as a beverage, and that the full power of the government should be asserted to secure this result. We declare that the so-called regulation by license, mulct or taxation,' whereby a revenue Is derived from this traffic, is contrary to good government, is complicity with the liquor crime • ai)d corrupting to public conscience. We pledge our co-operation with all organizations endeavoring to suppress the evils of tbe saloon, but our experience ot disappointments convinces us that any political party, not openly opposing this traffic, will court the tavor of the liquor interests, aud for party success will shape the legislation to secure or retain their support. We therefore declare for prohibition, with the prohibition party behind it. We demand that every citizen of the United States shall bo allowed to cast a free and unrestricted ballot at all elections, and that such ballot shall be returned as cast ; and that this sovereign right shall be denied to no citizen on account of sex. We declare for a tariff for revenue to defray tbe necessary expenses of the government economically administered, but discriminating with a special reference to the protection of our domestic labor. We believe in the gold and silver coinage of the constitution and a national currency issued by the general government only. We demand the return of the free . coinage of both silver and gold, without discrimination against eithor, at the ratio of 18 to 1, and at once independent of the action of any other nation, We affirm that railroads, telegraphs and all work now granted franchises, the right of eminent domain and other sovereign privileges, should b<s owned or strictly controlled by the government for the people, and our opposition to all monopolies by legislation, because they are violations of equal rights of the people. This country has always been a refuge for all the oppressed of exiles, for conscience sake ; but it is now becoming largely a refuge for the criminals and the home lor the pauper population of other countries. We, therefore, declare for the revision of our emigrant laws that we may continue to receive the worthy and may be frte from the burden of the vicious and indolent. We stand lor the American public school taught ill the English language, and opposed to any appropriations for sectarian purposes or for the perpetuation of foreign customs or languages, and declare that Aye can only thus hope to become and remain a homogenious and harmful people. We defend tbe divine right of all to one day's rest in seven. The armies of the republic are disbanded we trust never to be marshalled again in battle array, but so long as patriotism exists we demand for the soldiers of the nation generous and liberal pensions, and their widows and orphans. STATE MATTERS. We denounce in unmeasured terms the so-called mulct law of this state, and we arraign the republican party which enacted it for perfidy and treachery to the vote of the sovereign people cast for prohibition June 37, 1882, and we declare that no one layman or priest Js worthy of the public confidence of the people who aided or abetted the enactment of the infamous statute or who now palliates its continuance. We demand that the. revenue laws of Iowa shall be radically reconstructed, to tbe end that the wealth of the wealthy shall bear its just proportion of taxation. In other words. we demand legislation that shall cause each dollar to pay its own taxes. • We demand that the public institutions of Iowa shall be placed on purely a business foundation and their management divorced from partisan control. We demand that legislation shall be had to control the charges for telephones, telegraphs and express companies, as well as to regulate transportation of railways. We demand legislation reducing official salaries of the state so that officers shall only be paid in proportion to compensations given similar talent in the other business affairs of the world. » We demand a reduction of legal rate of interest m this state to (5 par cent. We declare in favor of arbitration as the •wisest, most humane ancl economical method of settling all international as well as lesser differences in nation and state. We declare that the principle of taxation Amplified in the income tax law just and beneficent, and we greatly deplore the decision o£ tbe United States supreme court) by which that Jaw was made i void, and so long as it is necessary to look for national revenues by tariff, we declare lor a tariff for reventie only, t>»at sha.ll meet the expenses of the government economically administered, Bui diaoriwinating with special reference to the protection pf our domestic labor, convention then proceeded to state ticket a.s' follows: Fop jfnvernort Frank Bacon; for lieutep r ajit'go'ver»or, M, W. Atwoodj for supreme judge, Judge J. W. Rogers; fep state • superintendent Mrs, L, p, !<?r pailrpftd. eppmission^r, H, . The state gentral committee iwti district, Second, M,re. REBELS —.. flife BtfttlftH tJBv*rlita6«t CfeSti* AiftfJaed fit the SltniUton. TABtA< Fla.* June sl-fassengTefs by the Mascot bring hews, which, if true, is importabt it is cfiffenit$f reported in Havana that Campos has beefl shot bjr a Ctfbatt by the flame of Paerta Sanchez whtf- aftefwards jumped overboard and swam to shore amid a shower of bullets from the rJaij'of-War. It is furine? stated that there are 15 4 000 insurgents in the field armed and equipped, and that these forces have been divided Wp into different squads and sent td occupy vantage points from Santiago across to Camaguey. They also repdf t that another expedition has landed from South America bringing to Max* imo Gomez $260,000 in cash and large stores of gunsanu ammunition. Spaib. is alarmed at the situation and is massing her forces on the island to quell the swelling tide of the insurrection. SANTIAGO DE CUBA, June 32.—A serious encounter between the Spanish troops and a band of insurgents took place near Banes, in the province of Gibara, on the 20th. The Spanish troops were unable to hold' their position and were compelled to retire with considerable loss. THE MISSING WHEELMAN, ' Additional Particulars of the Murder of Wheelman Lenz. . ST. Louis, Mo., June 21.—A letter from Erzeroum, Turkey, in Asia, has been received by Homer A. Canfield? from his partner, Wm. H. Sachtelben,' the St. Louis wheelman, who left here four months ago for Asia Minor to locate and bring to justice, if possible, the murderers of Frank Lenz, the Pittsburg cyclist, who lost his life there. Sachtelben writes that he has. discovered the identity of the Kurdish chief'who planned the killing, and the' five men who helped him commit the deed. The writer states that he arrived at Erzeroum about May 17, and adds: "Out of quite a number of correspondents who came to Constantinople in an endeavor to at least reach) Erzeroum, if not Bitlis ancl Moush,. near the Sassoun district, where the horrible atrocities have taken place,! only three have.succeeded in reaching^ this city, so strict is the watch kept by the Turkish government." ' THREE CARS DITCHED. | Itad Train Wreck Reported from Eureka, 1 • Texas. •, EUREKA, Texas, June 21.—The nortbl bound express train on the Missouri, 1 Kansas and Texas railway was wrecked a few miles north of that station* last night. The train ran into awash- out and the baggage car and two coaches were derailed and badly smashed. The chair car, which immediately followed these cars, did notf leave the track entirely, though the forward trucks were knocked away. Several passengers in the first coach 1 were severely injured, but none of them seriously. The Pullman sleepers were uninjured. The following, is a list of the injured: li, Davis, colored, New Dim, Texas, cut about head and breast; A. Johnson and child, colored, Trinity, Texas, cut about head; John Graham, section foreman, injured internally; T. J. Kenfro, express messenger, injured internally; Brakeman, Hawke, injured about the arms. Th& colored porter, M. C. Arthur is missing. • A WOMAN ELECTROCUTED. F, While Watching a Fire In Cleveland She Is Shocked to Death. CLEVELAND, O., June 10. — Fire destroyed the Reynolds restaurant and the workshops of the Cleveland Desk company- and was indirectly respon-- sible for two fatalities, The fire made a big illumination, and Ida Jeantz, 20 years of age, employed as a waitress in, Wright's hotel, three blocks off, walked on the roof of the hotel to witness the fire. She became entangled in a live, electric light wire and was literally roasted alive. Her screams attracted others who tried to rescue the woman, among them Thomas Bell, who in his efforts to rescue the woman was him-' self fatally burned. The loss to the Reynolds restaurant is $400 , and that of the Desk company $3,000, fully insured, The scene of the fire was im» mediately in the rear of the Lyceuni theater, which was in great danger for half an hour. The theater wag, filled with people 'and a panic ensued, but no one was seriously injured, ANSON WIUL GQ ON THE STAGE, WASHINGTON, June 3,o.*-Captain Anson, of the Chicago base Hall club, tacitly admitted that he had accepted an offer from Charles Hoyt to play ft, part in a base ball farce to be put pn^ the stage pest winter by Uoyt and MoKee, Mr. floyt -has already written, the play, but it is only within the week that the oftey has been made Anson,. Captain Anson was not olined to talk about his ne\y as a thespiau and intimated that negotiations had not yet been airtight. ^ _ ___ NiYSR TQ SPEAK to a dispatch frosn it§ . It sagra th»t. Mr, m m'& ,w^^i^tefe^

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