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,1 -,•».-' - " -•• .,',_ -> I-,,,' i eofitrafy _„ _„ the fdrCe of i btit bofljitml, biit in fact It ttfid carries, with it efimpart to e*e?y dttlg* p y f (it te the state trt Iowa selling llquof s. RV xfefe csftvlelioas g*ew out' of the in- i fetBfaed by the frrtittd jury *tey§ral weeks ago. The decision of ' this ebuf t is to the effect that a man can not BO into a dfiig store and buy a ''dottle of bee? and, by simply signing ; hifi name, make the act legal; that -druggists can only sell intoxicating " MqUdrs for purposes authorized bylaw, and not as a beverage. The mere act *jf signing, of itself, is not to be con- fcldered a shield; any druggist who . (sells liquor must absolutely know it is 'not to be used as a bevefage^before he permits it to go out of his place of business. The decision is 'simply the interpretation of laws already on the statute books, presenting the facts to {the druggists in a light they have not , been accustomed to view, them in. WILL AVEKAOE 7O BUSHELS. - !ti which- SayS liiS altefittdfi his beefi cUtied the fcisolutiofiB adopted iftksflfig hifi fdf .fdvernor. He states that he eattbot eo&Sent le the use of Ills name ifi edHfaectiott with the fiomi' fo? ireasdfia which are wholly fie says lie is in accordance Witt democratic principles upott fta* tionat issues atid believes ffoiri the many able men in the patty the eofl- ventiorf will select one for a standard beafef who will prove entirely accept* able to all. t HEIdN OF f feRROfi IN CLINTON. IA. 300,OOO,000-liushnl Crop of Oats Predicted This Year In Iowa. DES MOINES, August 2.— The talk among' Des Molnes grain men now is oa having a 300,000,000 bushel crop of oats in this state this year. The Opinion seems to prevail that the crop ' is bound to amount to that much. "I •Will bet a $1<QG, 1 ' said a prominent grain man, 4 -*that the crop of oats will amount to 300,000,000 bushels this year. 'feome of the reports we -are receiving are something wonderful. A report .from Harrison county states one man raised 120 bushels to the, acre and it .was Missouri river bottom land besides. In Calhoun county one man is credited with having 112 bushels to the acre on ten acres. And there are reports of other large yields, although, of course, not so large as the ones 1 have mentioned. 1 think it is safe to say the average yield per acre the state over '•will be seventy bushels. This 1 has never been equaled before, but there 'Is no doubt the state is raising the largest crop of oats in its history. I , have just been up along the Isurling- ton & Northern railroad and I never saw such oat fields in my life." It -is the custom for grain men to gather and make guesses on the total yield now, and'all' agree that the crop is simply enormous. IOWA-MISSOURI BOUNDARY. and borrowed some of the claiming she wanted to do some i^cj'eajjing with-it,-but shortly after home dranl? a dose, She will She has been mentally nn« fqr spme months, S.HOW AJ THE FAIR County to Jfave <fe£M?ejp.pver, . have decided tp feature,. make of p^M|i'pk«gt fe>*«tWuVw«we» «w<J £W5' ^S/^ffDEsMoiHES. 1 -' Ausrust 3,~~Th e c pm» *he Mayor forced to Increase the Police Forco of the Town. CLISTON, August 2.—A reign of terror exists in Clinton, and robberies are being committed on all sides. The residences of Mrs. Hettry Gode. Mrs. Peter Nathan and F. T. Seavey, the Columbia Hotel and the toll station at the high bridge Were looted. These follow almost a score of other robberies reported within a iveek. A gang of fifty tough looking- characters have been camping on an island in the river out from Clinton for the past four days, and it is thought they are systematically robbing the town. They will be raided. The mayor has increased the police force.' BURGLARS AT POMEROY. SJjSiVA.upsJ' 3,. Sxchap'ge - has d w4e4 of, t« Get Away With S3BO Worth of Jewelry In a Show Case. POSIESOY, August 3.-—Burglars entered Dr. Martin's drug store and got away with about $250 worth of jewelry which had .'been left in a show case. They tried the safe but failed to open it. They were probably amateurs CONDENSED ITEMS. Governor Jackson Returns From a Conference With Governor Stone. DBS MOINES. August 3.—Governor •Jackson has returned from St. Louis, where he and Attorney General Remley "had been in conference with . Governor Stone, of Missouri, in regard to the disputed Iowa-Missouri boundary line. , As a result of this conference the state of Missouri will bring an action against the state of Iowa in the United States supreme court and ask that the court appoint a commission to look up the pld survey and establish the boundary permanently. It is understood between the officials of the two states that Iowa will aid in the work, and that both states shall abide by the decision of the 'commission. After the commission . reports, which will probably be 'about o - 'December 1st', congress will be asked '•^.'jratify the action of the commission. ^'• It is quite certain that the-disputed ' -.boundary line bet ween Decatur county, '- in. Iowa, and Mercer county, in ';, Missouri, will be settled by January 1st < MANIA FOR SELF DESTRUCTION, iJ'oor Iowa Fttlla Woman Drinks Con .• --. , c'ent'rated I/ye to Kill Herself. ( lowA PAI/I.SI' Augqs^t 3.—Mrs. James „ 'Copper, of this city, seems to have a , ' mania for- self destruction and has ., 'again attempted to take her own life, *r- '^mploying as a medium,for extinguish- f|V»,;' |ng the vital spark a good dose of cpn-, Ipr/^/^e'qtrated lye. * She went to one of her Roy Duffield, run over by the cars at Cedar Rapids, is dead. Lieut. Thos. F. Fonts, of Burlington, dropped dead near'Warsaw, Ills. S. P. Strait was accidentally fatally fatally shot by his stepson atRivertonJ He died within a short time. L. R. Van Tassel, of Nashua, has been trapped by a Pinkerton detective into signing a confessio • that he poisoned his wife. A dispatch from Mexico says Rowe, defaulting treasurer of Poweshiek county, cannot be extradited, but will be imprisoned there without, any further information. Miss Grace Gale, of Davenport, and Mrs. Patrick Burke, of Clinton, 1 attempted to commit suicide at Clinton. The former took poison and the latter jumped into the river. The former was pumped out and the latter fished out. Both will live. There is no reason known for their rash acts. 3 Chester Tijrney is, once more a much wanted man, the police of the city of of Clinton being of the opinion that it was he who fired the barn of William Reed a few nights since. They have evolved a strong chain of evidence against him from these facts: J. E. Reed, who lives but a few doors from Wm. Reed, and whose barn is just across the alley from the other Reed's, was- one of the leading business men of Preston at the • time Turney was systematically plundering the town, and Reed was one of the men who hunted 'down the criminal. After his capture, Turney swore he would get even with his captors, if it took fifty years. Turney when seen in Clinton was loitering about in the vicinity of the residences of the two Reeds. It is believed the near proxitaity of the two barns mixed him up, and with the intention of firing J. E. Reed's applied the match to Wra. Reed's, has not been seen in Clinton since day before the fire occurred. Clinton dispatch: The village of Thomson, ten miles north of here, was the scene of poisoning by the wholesale, no less than forty persons being stricken by eating pressed beef, The largest family that fell a victim to the stuff w*as at the farm .house of George Griswold, Threshing was in progress there and twenty-two men and women sat down to the meal at which the beef was served, All partook heartily of it, and befpre dark every pne was suffering the agoRJaipg pains of arsenical poison, -Aside frpm these, several families in the village purchased and ate pf the meat, and they, too, were stricken, The village physiciaps had more than their hands fnil and outside aid was, summpned. The pain was pf such a character at? tp drive some of the women insane, a»d one young lady was fpund in the night wa^erteg about Mqst pf those who ate the jtjeftt at ffeprge Oriswold's »re in a fair way Jo speeflUy rewrer, ftS they cpnr so, rough pf it es tq counteract received at t3a%atl headd.tlaflef8, Thomas Estrada Mina afid CongTiald tie Quesada, btothef t>{ General De Quesada, tJfepafed the folldWifig state* tfiettti "Tfhe Ctibati f evolutionary party has received letters ffdm Cilbft fttmoilfleSiig the safe landing of the Commands bf Majoi 1 General Carlos Rotoff. firigudief General Jose Matta Rodrigttea, cfaiel adjutant of the staff of Gen. G6m<52, and Brigadier 1 Seifafittd Sanchez. The expedition started froitt Two Keyesj ih the Bahama islands, and was taken Jtt sail boats to several sailing crafts which conveyed the whole party, Ammunition and arms were in some crafts, and the men in others, thus avoiding any danger from capture. The expedition of Rotoff and Sanchez consisted of 2t8 men, almost all veterans of the last war. They carried about 500 Winchesters and Remington rifles, besides a number of machettes and revolvers. One boat carried more than 600 pounds of dynamite, two small cannons and 500,000 rounds of ammunition. The second expedition under Rodriguez consisted of seventy-five picket men, all veterans' and mostly officers. They carried about 150 repeating rifles, the same number of machettes and revolvers, and 200,000 rounds of ammunition. The two expeditions landed on the southern coast of the province of Santa Clara." TAMPA. Fla., August 2.—The long delayed RolofE expedition, which left Key West early in June, has landed safely in Cuba. Col. Figueredo says< that not only will the district of .Santa Clara at large, rise in arms, but also the province of Mantanzas next to Havana, because both Roloff and Sanchez have a large following in these provinces. Besides this, the large quantities of ; arms and ammunition taken was what the people there were waiting for. He calculated ' that in a few days they will have 0,000 men with them. The landing of this expedition is considered as serious a blow to Campos as his defeat at Valenzuela. The Cuban leaders were constantly afraid the expedition would be detected in its perilous position. The expedition remained forty days on this key awaiting a favorable moment to embark. That the expedition was excellently organized is shown from the fact that during all this time the party escaped the vigilance of the United States patrol. HAVANA, August 2.—Gen. Campos has issued a decree prohibiting papers from publishing news referring to the campaign which is not of official origin. A GRAVE SITUATION IN OMAHA. th« Ltfffftt field fe*»* known Atif, S.yfis Tl»e*He*aid rfedfutftfa ymf will lar-geit ttat ,bfls &fr& been kndwfc. it is estimated at tte present tiMe that the yield wlll't^deed by 2oV 000,000 bushels the record t»f afty previous byesA ,Th6 condition did not exist a mofith ago. At that time ftdii* tinned drdutti ifi nearly all the Corn states made the dtitlook dubious fdf ah average yield. But tud faifls cashe^ copious) heavy* Continued showers, just at the time\must needed, ahd tp* day prosperity hovefs closer over mil* lions of bottles thatt fof many a yea?. How much depends upon the corn crop is realized by few. Tho corn crop will bring more money, if marketed, than all other grain products combined, and potatoes may be counted with the grain to make good measure, The estimated yield of corn for this year is from 2,250,000,000 to 2,500,000,000 bushels. At the present price, which is 35 cents for December or May delivery, the crop will be worth $800,000,000. A decline of 5 cents a bushel would mean a dlf* ferenco of $115,000,000 in the value of the crop. To emphasize the immensity of this product it may be said that the State Of Iowa alone will raise enough corn this year to supply more than five bushels to every man, woman and child in the United States. ASfcfcSf Wyo. s August f» te«i hate arrived from Male. Tiie Ifidiatts hs#e foiled tto whites, tt is Said there is an agf ee- bt amofig the Battndcks, Utes, i^oihi atod Shdsho&es that at the tfoper time the government will be in- of ined that fteace can be secured only >y increasing their rations. MARKET LARS, Ida., Aug. 2.—-A courier just in from Rexbufg says two vhite-mett were killed by Indians on Trail creek, this side of Jackson's lole. The mail carrier between rack&on's Hole and Teton Basin is thought to have been killed by tndians. When last seen he Was crossing Teton divide. WASHINGTON, Aug. 3.—General Cop- pingef telegraphs that he has advices Irom different sources that the Indians are returning by a straight line to the eservation and the danger is now over. The United States troops are now in Jackson's Hole. WASHINGTON, August 4.—A dispatch from-Gen. Coppinger announces that the Indian trouble is all over. WORST ON RECORD, THE ROWE CASE. he He the Causes Sorloas Apprehension at the State Department. WASHINGTON, August 1.—Under the extradition treaty between the United States and Mexico, neither country is bound to surrender its own citizens in answer to a demand for extradition. There is reason to fear it will be a difficult matter in the future to extradite criminals fleeing from the. United States in to'Mexico', if they follow the plan adopted by Chester Rowe, the absconding treasurer of Poweshiek county, Iowa, and his brother Richard, who is charged with complicity.in the crime. They went boldly to the City of Mexico under the name of Rose; and when the" extradition papers were served on them, set up the claim tha^j they were naturalized citizens oJ Mexico. This had been accomplished <by the simple process of purchasing real estate and electing to become Mexican citizens, which, according to the lax Mexican law, makes them actual Mexican citizens. So far no decision of that government has reached the United States officially and the matter has given rise to seriou! apprehension at the department, A. P. A. Law May Result in Bloodshed OMAHA, Neb., August 2.—The situation in Omaha'over -the effort - of the American Protection Association, or the A. P. A., to get control of the police force is serious. -Two police forces ai-e doing business in this city, one force drawing authority from the police commissioner and a new force under authority of a new law which was passed by the last legislature and which went into effect at midnight. A collision is eminent. i OMAHA, August 3.—Despite an injunction issued by the district court, restraining the city council from approving their bonds, the bonds of the new A. P. A. police commissioners have been approved, the council ignoring the injunction. A second injunction has been issued restraining the commissioners from interfering with the old force or any property. A citizens' volunteer guard of 100 men is on duty at the police station to maintain peace and assist the old police force in holding possession pf the city property. AMERICANS OUTRAGED IN CUBA, Cattle King Asks Spam for 8150,000 Indemnity for Injuries. NKW YORK, August 4,—Charles Lynn, the "Cuban cattle king," ,who arrived from the scene of the insurgents' fighting, has come to this country to push a claim of $150,000 against the Spanish government fpr the destruction of his father's property and the imprisonment of his mother in the jail at Trinidad, Cuba, without warrant ',pf law, The elder Lynn had five boys in his family. All five went tp fight jn the fir/st Cuban struggle for independence, The mother was seizej by Spanish 'spldiers and dragged to Trinidad, where she lay helpless jn prison twenty-nine days] She bpg'ged Jjer-SQns not to consider her sufferings, saying the might kill her bgfgre she wou}<J any of her bpys IP give up their CQBviotipRS, IPinding their cruelty unavailing, the Spani&r4Ej finally released, the woman, not nn^ however, they h»4 burnefl L.y.BR'8 peps, ^eitrpying his msmf pf him.pfattTOl poverty Tea o.h,io ( -August fi4|pg, APPLE CROP NOT SHORT. Appln Shippers' Association Contradicts the Report. CHICAGO, Aug. 3.—At the annua Meeting of the National Apple Ship pers" Association, with delegates present representing all apple growing states from Maine to Colorado, it ' wa: announced that the July report of the department of agriculture, indicating a short apole crop, is entirely incorrec and misleading. Local information in their possession show that in New England the crop is one of reasonable proportions, and in New York, while light in some districts, the aggregate exceeds last year both in quantity aric quality. West, of the Alleghene.; mountains the crop is declared 'to b the largest grown in any 'recent yeai the only exception being in limitec districts in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Those in attendanc at the meeting unite in declaring th outlook to be for the largest aggregat crop of best quality in recent years. SMALL POX IN TEXAS. Will »8 Sr«S t/fi. estttdldfy eve* ifiade by organized" "ak>f tiaS beett wofl ifi Pl'ttsbtlfg by " the miners. Almost every demahd 1,6 gfahteid attd the operators gate a..: writteti gvtarafatee fdr their fiflfittment )fthe cbatfact. The papers signed ncfease the wages of 100,000 minefs in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Jhdiana ahd llii-. nois. The terms are^that the present' rate shall Continue until October, when every operator", in the P"ittsbufg di S i' trict will pay the 60-cent rate, with a. differential of 5 cents in favor of the operators who do not have company stores. The agreement further pt 0 vides foi' another advance on January 1, xvhen it'is Understood the rate wiil be made ?9 cents. Above all, W. p. Dearmitt, who has whipped the miners at every turn heretofore, has been brought over. The effect of this set* tletnettt is to advance the mining rate m Ohio and Indiana from 51 to OU cents. It also helps the rate in Illinois and brings the strike there to an end. JAPAN'S ENTANGLEMENTS. Socorro and Vicinity Vlntted By a Clond burst. ST. Louis, August 2.—A special from Socorro, N. M., says the greatest flood in the history of- 1 New Mexico has just occurred. Sixteen persons are known to have lost their lives in the raging waters. The storm began with a downpour of rain and after two hours of terrific rainfall a cloudburst struck the mountain about five miles above the town and less than half an.hour aftei dark gigantic waves bringing rocks mud and debris, took their devastating course through the streets. The bridges and at least a mile of the grade of the Magdalena branch of the Santa Fe railroad were washed .awsy, anc some damage has resulted to the main line south of the city. Of severa houses which stood near the channeli of the Arroyos, not a .vestige is left Many adobe houses in different portions of the city have fallen and others are giving way. None of the business portion of the city is injured, but not a dwelling house, however, escaped some damage. Many of the citizens have lost everything, and at least 100 fam ilies are homeless. .gjgSjJ -5? •&. BRAZIL AND ENGLAND FIGHTING. Trinidad Island Wanted By a Cable Company the Cause. NEW YORK, August 3.—Fontura Xavier, the Brazilian consul general in this city, believes that the island of Trinidad, which was .recently taken possession of by the British, will be regained-by Brazil. In talking to' a reporter, he said the Brazilian government was making every effort to settle the difficulty by diplomacy, but if these means fail, he believes Brazil will, try to take the island by force of arms. •"My country's navy cannot, of- course, compare in strength with that of Great Britain," Mr. Xavier said, "but our citizens are determined to assert their rights and have no fear of England." When asked what'position he thought the United States would take in case of war, Mr, Xavier answered that it could not remain neutral without violating the Monroe doctrine,, and that, he thought, the administration would be unwilling to dp. , It is said the whole trouble is caused by a cable company which wants the island. TAYLORS KILLED GUS WEEKS. Large ^Number of Cases Among Negro Colonists. EAQLB PASS, Tex., Aug. 4.—Dr. Evans reports twenty-six new cases of small pox .and one death, making fifty- two cases and two deaths. George W. Eli, general passenger agent of the Southern Pacific, arrived with in' structions tp secure employment for the colonists among the Texas plantations and look after their transportation to points where work is offered. Dr. Magruder, • of the federal marine service, has arrived and will assist the in oaring for the negroes,. BRIEF ITEMS. Forest fires are again dping cpnsid- erable damage in Michigan, The populists of Ohio have nominated •'General" Jacob S, Coxey for governor. A recent dispatch from, Berlin says that the Tageblatt has word from Constaatiaople that Turkey has ac cepted in their • entirety the reforms which the powers have demanded in Armenia, / Maryland dempcrats, nominated J( ?hn J5, Hurst fpr governor, Chas, 0, Crpth' era fpr attpraey general an d Maripn .Smith for cQmptroUer. Jt is regarded as a victory fipraan, whp is a ca»d.j- fop re*electipn.' to the. United, .dispatch!. 0.91)1$ that the, There now Helm.es, alias gn, | P1 . th,e . whp pan, Found Guilty of the Murder by a Mis. gouri Jury, CARROM/TON, Mo., Aug. 3,—The ]ury in the Taylor murder trial has returned a verdict of guilty in the first degree. It tpok but one ballot to decide that the Taylor brqthers were guilty of the heinous crime charged against them, and that the penalty for the butchery of Meeks, his wife and two children, on Jenkins Jtlill, on the night of May 10, last, should be set at the limit. There was no doubt as to the spectators' approval of the verdict. In an instant nearly 1,000 people who crowded the court room broke forth in a volley of cheers that were only silenced by threats of arrest made by Judge Rucker, HOLMES KILLED BENJ. PIETZEL, Qnlnlan, Who Helped'to Da It, Makes a • Confession of tlte Crime, CHICAGO, August 3.—The police have at last obtained a partial confession from I 3 at Quinlan, the janitor of the Holmes "castle" and have, they believe, positive evidence that Ben j. Peitzel was murdered in Chicago by Holmes and the corpse sent to Ph adelphia. At the same time it was made clear that Holmes was also responsible for the death pf Mrs. Connor, Powers Urglnjf Immediate Evacuation of Chinese Territory. ST. PETEnsmnto, August 2.-Strenuous efforts are being made by the Japanese foreign officers to have the execution ' of the treaty of Shimoneseki and the evacuation of Liao-Tung peninsula regarded as an interdependent question evidently with the intention of retarding as far as possible- the withdrawal of Japan's forces from the peninsula. The three intervening governments, are, on the contrary, determined that no fusion of these two questions shall be allowed, it being quite clear that" they are and always have been entirely: distinct. Japan bound herself to th> 'three powers to evacuate Liac-Tun^r. She did not enter into" this undertakiujr toward China alone. The three powers are therefore' entitled to call a fit execution ot this promise quite independently .of a subject in disputo between Japan and the celestial government. .They Hvill take active measures, for hastening the definite settlement of the question by urging the immediate withdrawal of the army of occupation" *- »•" MRS. WALLER NOW IN TROUBLE. .--«. «,;. - *»* «->* Wife of the Consul Incarcerated In Franca Escapes From Madagascar. WASHINGTON, August 3.—All of the members of the Waller family are at last out.of Madagascar, but their mis-: fortunes continue, and Mrs. Waller, wife of the har'rassed ex-consul, is now,with her little children, helpless and stranded on an island at the other side of the globe. A letter received by Paul H. Bray, Waller's son-in-law, and ' • a dispatch received ' by the state de«, partment from the United States Consul Campbell at the Island oi Mauritius, both contain notification of the arrival of Mrs. Waller and her : four children at Port Louis, Mauritius. The letter said Mrs. Waller was suffering intense mental distress owing to. her husband's misfortunes and the hardships she and her children had to j j undergo. They did not know how they were going to reach the United States, being without money. The department is unable to grant relief and it will be necessary for them to look to friends in this country for aid. GOVERNMENT WAKING UP NOW. « It Formally Demands 7 Papers' of France . in the Waller Case. WASHINGTON, D. C., Aug. 3.—Failing to receive any assurance of progress./j from Ambassador Bustis, in the Wai- , ler case, Acting Secretary of State , Adee has again cabled him to pres& the request for the record of Waller's trial in Madagascar, and has instructed' , him at some length as to the position. which he should take in presenting it, ., It is understood that Mr, Eustis has been instructed to say to the French,, • authorities that nothing less than the- inspection of the complete papers > inO the case will be sufficient to satisfy the- United States, whether justice hnsbeeQ., •', done, It is also stated upon what -'is 4 believed to be good authority that thai ' instructions to Mr, JiJustis go a step- •, farther, in that they direct himtto say ( that a final refusal to furnish a com-. plete transcript will be accepted by '> this government as a denial of justice, ~~™ _RAQES, BJgre AptlVP GET EA,§Y, Reported, Whey Will Get ATouthj J2a,pjj, CITY OF MEXICO, August *,— It is re ported that Chester an,cl Richard Rowe will get pi^h* months each. PP the ehftrge pf bringing etplen wjpney the cpun'try- , in, the divor<; JWPV|d,es at 3.— Judge 'Gilder- court h$s signed, PUisCp.rhottan (in he . The tinpau Invaded by Than SAN FBANCISCQ, August respondence. United ?ress, per China, Tpkio, July ?0.-rChol»rft tinues tp rage in Japan. Returns now- j show that twenty-seyen. placeg are infested. Up to the 17th of July . t!»a 3 total number pf cawo ijRd been '7,3PtVf of which 4,377 had proven fataj, aj;5 death rate pf 00 per cent. Thws,- there can be no doubt that the type fc yepyj virulent and in view of th9.t fact, " ftt^ned, up tp the present JnJ ?<1 curbing itne.ray ft gej, jt pn the Sftflitary .-pr«8ajjt{i«ft? ^ the Japftflege a\|t))o.yitji§g, "I can, always tell \ylif i) ray s feeep ' "Ye§?" j kn. w ' it' kisses me/ 1 ^ J cfti ajgQ te}] wbeo

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