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y-s e $i " :»! v M tto imjifBrtafflt deeislott tit diitfibutwti 6i the matci ta^ tftb «tflnt infold Tteiflg filsed here fttt- lh« first lime, "the schdol district township sued the CttnHty tyeaatifeip for $i,sso, or half the amount ef tax collected from the saloons in the - dfelriei. $ tidge Waterman decides that th8 school district is & municipality 1ft tne eyes el the law, and that where a ealadtt is located outside of an inco** Rotated towfi of city, the sdhool district Is entitled to the half of its, tax that does todt go to the County; otherwise it ttnlfei He utilised, pending further attd more specific legislation, tee the?efote overt-tiles the demurrer of the defense and grants the prayer of the plaintiff, The case \vill probably be taken to the supreme court AM EXcfeL'LENt SHOWING. l>av- Tlie July Figures of the Security of .:•,' enjpbrt. 1 The July figures of the Security of Davenport are full of interest, as they show good, substantial increase in both assets and net surplus. The assets now amount to $349,525.03; surplus to policyholders, $170,012,70; reinsurance reserve and all other liabilities! iJ79,513.:i3. "When the 'times are considered, the decreased volutne of -stocks-' of merchandise carried, and the general insurance- situation, this showing is excellent. It proves beyond a doubt that the Security is a strong, progressive company and' one of the best in the fitate to-day. — The Underwriters Heview. ' For insurance apply to. our agents. For agencies apply to the Home; Office Davenport, SERIOUS -ACCIDENT. Johnson County Woman Steps lu Kange of a Gun, IOWA CITY, August 9.— Peter McDermott, an employe of the State Press v accidentally shot his sister, Mrs. .Tames Denneny, wife of a well-known Johnson county farmer living a few miles cast of Iowa City. The gun was discharged at a chicken just as the unfortunate woman stepped within range. She received a scalp wound back of the left ear and was also •wounded in the left shoulder and breast. The shot was extracted, and / although the wounds are considered serious, physicians are unable to decide the probable outcome. SEVEN FIRES. A Joker Tied a Rac Saturated With Kerosene to »X)og'g Tail and Lighted It. Sioux CITY, August 11.— Some practical joker tied a rag saturated with kerosene to a dog's tail at Leeds, - a suburb of Sioux City, set fire to the rag and turned the dog loose. The animal ran through the streets, throwing fire in every direction, and in five minutes had started .fires in seven different buildings. The : fire department followed in his 'wake, and succeeded in extinguishing the incipient conflagrations before serious damage was done. BAD SMASHUP. Collision Near Cherokee—C. H. Botsford of Uubuque, Injured, ' : CHEKOKEK, August 10.—Train No. 1 and a special on the Illinois Centra) collided at the junction one mile south of Cherokee. Both engines were con» siderably smashed up and C. PI.'" Botsford, of Dubuque, who was in the end of the" cari' received slight injuries about the head. The engine men of both trains saved themselves by jumping. ' TERRIBLE ACCIDENT, Phil Sliafer Has His HUull Crushed in »t the Staple,(irove Mine, DBS MOJNKS, August JO.—I'hil Shafer was struck on the head by one of the cages in the Maple Grove coal mine and sustained injuries from which it is probable he will not recover. Jfe was brought to the city and an operation performed. His skull is badly crushed and his chances for recovery are considered extremely doubtful. YP'JNC LAPY DROPS DEAD. I'ttnsed by Ov<W'E*ertIon From Attending a {lance. CMHTOIT, August 51.—'Miss JCinum Jfansen, living six miles west of ' 0Jjnton, dropped dead, Physicians say her death resulted from heart disease, b,rp.ught op by over-exertion, caused by ntvending a dance the night previous. , THBgg KU-LE.P AT PDESQLT, by jl,— Arthur and C, J, Johnson, v>rPthev(*. and A. £• killed by Jjghtnin They were thrashing - Attest il.^lohtt' ^anS. I«A was arrested at the ftadk tsiifid tiep-oi H* is «i the tiliHrge 6*i criminal assault at EVftJSS. #e was ftirmed VtMti ai-rested,, .tmfr «ad6 fib resistance. ^oiieS is will' ing t8 iFetttrit to lowft Withdlit fequisttiBfi papers. b«t says he fears lynching at the hands of the whits pedpie there. CONBENSEt) ITEMS, The corn crop of towtt is now said to average 104. In sixty-nine coutities it averages 107, Johti Crufn, thd lotva sprinter, has joined the Kew York Athletic club team and xVill run against the English sprinter next jnonth. George W. C't'aig, n wealthy resi' deflt of Clinton, was murdered a few nights since ott his fruit farm near MiseellaUy. Fla. The house was entered by robbers, who attacked the old man with a hatchet. He was alone in the house n lid could oft'er little resistance. Preliminary examination of Kay Van Tassel, charged with murdering his wife last June, was held before Esquire Granger at Nashua. The justice thought the evidence sufficient to hold Van Tassel to the grand jury. He was committed to jail at Js'ew Hampton without bail. Court does not sit until September. The trial Will be quite sensational. Clinton dispatch: That, traffic on the Mississippi river is not gradually dwindling away is shown by the quarterly report made by the engineer at the draw bridge here. During the three months of May. June and .luly. 1,003 boats and I11S barges passed through the draw, as against 1,070 boats and 370 barges the same pjeriqd last year. There 'is, however,'considerable falling off in the amount of logs being towed down." ' : ••. • Des Moines dispatch: The executive council has finished the equolixation of the assessment of the state for the next two years. The assessment was made without the report from Wood- bur3 r county, which has not yet arrived. It places the total valuation at $551,700,000, a shrinkage in two years of $9,000,000. The levy was fixed at 2}/f mills, the some as was made two years ago. It was thought the levy would be reduced, but owing to the shrinkage' in values, due mostly to decline in personal property, the expense of the new code and the taking of the eensvis, it was found impossible to reduce it. Judge Tolerton, in the district court chamber at Independence, recently' placed a construction on section 30 of the mulct law. Four cases were brought against saloonkeepers running on two petitions, one filed April 7 and one filed August 1. They claimed a combination gave them the required 05 per cent. Judge Tolerton held there should bo a limitation to the filing of petitions of consent, and held that thirty days was the. application of the law as intended by the . legislature. The saloons have; been closed on a temporary injunction pending the decision of the supreme court. The defense held that the thirty days' limitation applied only to the time between individual signing and filing, and did not apply to the petition us a whole. ~\ '-'. •'• - ':' ';.:-•.? '•-. \ •• • : .Des Moines• dispatch: K Some real estate men-hero bought forty acres of land northeast of the city four months ago und paid gflOO, giving mortgages for the balance of th« 9",500 purchase money. -It was bought in the name of 'William S. liremner and the deal was worked by J. II. Hamilton, whoashort time after left the city in a hurry on account of passing worthless checks. As soon as they got the land they platted it and then liramner. gave three more mortgages on it to-L. D, Kartlctt, aggregating §45,000, Uurtlett took the mortgages to Chicago, iind, having good references in Dos Moiues, had no trouble in soiling them, or some of them, to Archie K, Murston. Mavston supposed they were incnmbninces of ;;ood property, worth enough to pay the amounts, and tool; two of them, aggregating $30,000,,it is understood, for 8135,000. Then liurtlett went to another roan in Chicago and sold him another mortgage, taking a stock of | goods worth $7,000 in exchange for it, The next day he bold tho stock for cash and came home. The Chicago people only a short time ago discovered they had been duped, and some of their representatives came here to look up the matter- Tlicy found that Uartlett had died about three \yoeks after he returned home, although bj*> family is Jiere. Hamilton Iind in the meantime disappeared iiiul cannot bp found, Hremner declares Ji«* \v»s nqt implicated in the crooked work and deeded the tract to Mui'ston us. the best reparation he couid nwl<e> Marston }jas been here but was unable, it is un.$e»'ste«d, to get any of his nipney back. H is announced il>»t f»\>it 5» to. be brought jo Jhe City o,f MOX»CQ by county fpr the recovery of the ttiit A fiiiM ttf the Mfih iti One ttii tt«itie«, YofcR, Aflglist D.^'the tfftvflna erti-respondent sftyS Gefl. CaiHpqS only had 600 men oft his arrival Jit Eajatho out of 1,600; that Oett. ftavttfre itt affew days lost feOO dut of the 1,800. Most oi these Hpftnish losses are diie to yellow fever and dysehtery. NASBAXT, K. P. f August !>.—Reports from the rebel headquarters in Baire, Cuba, confirm the rumored formation of a provisional government in the volley of the Yarn. Hen. liatftoleme Masso, nominated by the general-tn- chief, Maximo Goinex,, wns proclaimed president by the revolutionary forces simultaneously in the central provinces and the department of the east. Delegates frotti the province of Santiago have gone to Puerto Principe to ineet representatives from Cftmaguey, Las Villas, Havana and Kucvo Aba.jo to draft a constltut'on for the new republic. The cabinet ia not yet announced, though Antonio Maeed, it is said, has received tin offer of the portfolio of war. It is understood that Dr. Castillo may be sent to Washington to attempt to secure recognition and belligerent rights for the provisional government. Admiral Mello, of Brazil, volunteers his services to organi/.o a naval squadron to run the .Spanish blockade. MADRID, August 9.—Premier Castillo, in an interview says that the Spanish govern ment is prepared to dispatch 100,000 troops to Cuba if necessary, adding that the rebellion would be crushed before the close of the year. DEATH OK JUSTICE JACKSON. Consumption Deprives the United Stiites Supreme Court of a Member. NASIIVILLK, Tenn., August !).—The Don. Uowell Edmunds Jackson, associate justice of the supreme court of the'United States, died at his residence at West Mende, six miles west of this city, at 2 o'clock j'estcrday afternoon in the (!4th year of his age, of consumption. Jiulge Jackson had been in falling health for the past four years, but it has been only in the past eight or nine months that the progress of the disease began to cause his family and friends uneasiness. Last year he went on a lengthy trip to the far west in search of health. Later he went to Thomasvilie, Oa., where it was hoped the mild and bracing climate would restore his once vigorous constitution. The trip did him little good 'and after a time he'was brought home.. At his old home Judge Jackson seemed to ira- provo slightly, until he went to Washington to sit in the second hearing of the income tax cases. After his return home he began to lose strength rapidly, and oh the 31st he was compelled to take to his bed. Atl^^fc 11.— The pi«s| ef ft wotkmftti itt thJ itolftteiJ "dastir 1 ttn^ covered a strange edftltrudtldn Whicll cafHes moM h6f rlble 6ugt%stiVfeness of the cotispirator'6 Ifl the closet of the United Sktfes 666ri?t sef-^ice 1 , afrested Captaih Oetlfg^ W. Stfeetfif, Charted A. ApplSgiftte* William M. Co* CHRISTIANS MASSACRED. August !).—Dispatches report the province of Fukienin a state of rebellion, and the American mission at Fung Fuh, in that province, burned. Europeans and Americans have telegraphed for gunboats to protect the foreign settlements. The position of Europeans is critical, owing to the open hostility of tho natives and native oflicials. If an outbreak occurs the native officials would be unable to cope with the mob. NK\V YO«K, August 0.— The World prints the following special dispatch from Foo Chow, China: A mob has just looted the American mission chapel at Inghok, fifty miles from Foo Chow. Unless prompt, effective action is taken there is great danger of riots in other places. The situation is critical. There is; no American protect/ion. The America)} government's neglect is infamous. QUIET AT SPB 3 VALLEY. i'teSte USfiS J3SSpiB?'fi* s<t £tH$Ml?3T$8 iwfiff^S^ift iitoi Ten Colored Spuviul J'olivemtm Usrnl to Maintain Order. PiilNQBTOs, 111,. August 1!,—The ten colored policemen sworii in are on duty in the vicinity of No. ;i, and as a result there bus been no disturbance, It would appear from events that have taken pluce that tho coal company bus a plan of preventing further attempts to drive the colored people out of the city, and that plau is to import colored miners from other places in such numbers that they will be a protection in themselves, Hy this method, which is believed to bo <a solution of the present problem,' protection will be required but a short time. ENGLISH AFRAIP OF CHUM. ti> Win tho Hundred-Viml llasli, LONDON, August 11.— The Sportbiuap says; "If Crnm (the Iowa University sprinter,) \vho has» joined tlwNew York Athletic Club, shall bo in his (i 4-5 seconds form, the Engltahwnn of tho London Athletic (#ub \vjll obviously have no certainty of winning the 100? y»r4 Jush in the international contest," ReutJU ot HejurS* I 1 "' 4lW*» tl»e J-'KimjHMteJV A"gHst O.-r-Ueoygp F, Rgot, of the roottt oh the Sedbtid flodf, tvhef e Holtflefi iised to steep, .thefe is a gas pipe runaittg otef the fidtt#. Whef e the pipe meets the wall it turns down into the floor and heriedth the ttdafds is a cut-off. The gaa pipe runs directly to the windowless fooin where, it is believed, Mrs. Connor was murdered. Thcffl are no g&s jets in the rbbm, only the ope'a ettds of the pipe sticking out of the wall. The cut off is be* lieved to be oae of Holmes* instruments of death, Sitting in his room he could turn on the current with ease and fill the dark sleeping apartment with the deadly gas. asphyxiating the occupants. The cut-off Was a ' secret, it could be reached simply, by lifting a board in thtf closet. This was the board that yielded to the workman's pick. COLLAPSE OF A BIG BUILDING,' Seven Stores Fnll Into ttan Cellar Killing Many TV.orkinen. Nuw YOUK, Augutst'JO,^Vith scarcely (i sound to warn the sex-entjr or eighty workmen of their danger, an eight- story building in course of erection and ncaring completion at West Broadway and Third streets, collapsed. There is a difference of opinion as to how the accident occurred. The prevailing idea is that an immense iron beam on one of the upper floors snapped, the floor gave way -and crashed down through the building. It is thought thirteen were killed by the disaster and many others received injuries. . COUDERT TO SUCCEED JACKSON. and Jacob tftn6 oft a charge of forging ft government patent to atradt of made land on the shore of Lake Michigab. The arrests -were teade at the instigation of George B, fretwiler, who claims ,to have discovered that the signatures '.to the patent of President 'Cleveland, Secretary fioke Smith and S. W. Lamoreaux. recorder of the general land office, are forgeries. The four men have been released on ball. ! The arrests grow out of a fight that lias been Waged for some time for the possession of 180 acres of made land, worth $18,000,000 to $30,000,000. Which is claimed by Captain Streeter and ,other squatters on the^ one hand and on the other by the property owners along the original shore line*. At tl.a preliminary hearing Detwiler testified that he had received the alleged patent from Streeter for the purpose of making an abstract of the titles. and that after he had done so and re* turned it to Streeter he suspected it was not genuine, Acting on this suspicion he again secured possession of the document and forwarded it to Washington. The witness said further that when he told Streeter tho paper was a forgery Streeter said Cox and Nine did it, and when he spoke to Cox about it. Cox said Streeter did it, and that he had begged Streeter to have nothing to do with it. WE MA* FIGHT JAPAN, Snld to Jiuvo Keen Offered a Place on the Supreme Heucli. NKW YOUK. August 11.—The World says: "It can be announced as a fact that Frederick E. Coudert can be the successor of the late Justice Jackson on the United States supreme C9urt if he will accept the honor. A more or less formal tender of the place has been made to him and a cablegram from him in Europe announcing his decision is now being awaited." BRIEF ITEMS. The wife of T. Be Witt Talnmgedied at Dansville, 111., on the 5th. Fire wiped out the business portion of Lockport, 111., at a loss of $200,- ooo- -•"... •'•'.'...' The old board of police commissioners at Omaha has been unseated by the court. •^ Sl ffr^p***^^ir l *m^*!xx^'^ p^^sri^^, .^-g BABB AND BESTOW, A stem cfit Hfl i*«*mut*rti tti* to Sf Atg tlbREt, At lO to MjaM ,IW;.> $lp»iny*»ir ' *9PMS£ Alii? $&Wft, #4?'jlW$ % JW A report from a perfectly reliable source states that of 300 Spanish soldiers sent to garrison at the town of Santa -Crux, Cuba, 100 have died of yellow fever. The fever is increasing rapidly among the Spanish 'soldiery, but every effort is being made by the j military . authorities to prevent the giving out of information. At a meeting of miners at Spring Valley, 111., a resolution declaring all men free and equal and giving the negroes the privilege of returning to work, was adopted. The mayor said if they returned he would do the best he could to protect them. However, those who know, say if they return there will be trouble. An Omaha dispatch says: The contempt case against the city council for refusing to obey the telegraph injunction of Judge Hopewell in the police board trouble was decided in court. The judge found the council guilty of contempt, but dismissed them for the reason that the offense" was excusable under the circumstances. New York dispatch: The expert counterfeiters who for two years past have been engraving and printing $500 and $100 United States gold certificates and flooding the Canada with notes of similar denominations, have been discovered by secret service detectives and four of the gang of five are now locked up in Jersey City. Tho fifth member, the. backer of the plant, was arrested, but escaped from the oflice.rs. Five hundred Italian miners, armed with rifles, picks, shotguns and clubs, formed a mob in front of the office of Mayor Delmargo, at Spring Valley III,, in the early morning, and tho leader annoxiuced that from this time no black man should be allowed with* in the city liniits The deci&ion wai? to avenge the death ot a fellow countryman, and to put it into execution the desperate bund moved upon a bettle- ment of ir»o people with a determina' tion to kili on sight every member of the colony. The negroes learned of tho approaching )»ob and fled to tho woods, There then followed for H!X hours a running guerrilla warfare, and as a/ result more than forty pf the evicted citizens were seriously injured o.nd inany muy die. The war was caused by the kjjliug of ; an Halian by live negroes. . Ajt the state democratic financial oqnyeption, held ft); J'ertee Springs, Ho,', the Ulaud forces weyo in the liiyjority apt] ilepjaved |pr i¥W coinage Q| fiilypv- « A HlJWtch, from. Shtt»$»«)/ She Insists on Searching: American Vessels for Enemies. 'WASJUNOTON, August 10.—In tho event of a war between Russia and Japan the United States may find itself an unwilling participant unless the Japanese retreat from a position which they assumed to^vard the United States during the progress of the last war with China. The issue arose through the assertion by the Japanese authorities of the right of search of American vessels. They insisted that they had' the right to board an American vessel and if they chose to take frdm her any Chinese or any enemy they might find, even though they were but passengers. Although warned: by Minister Denby against such a course, the matter progressed to that perilous state that when Admiral Carpenter was about to escort an American merchant steamship out of a' Japanese port to prevent her deten- tion.by the Japanese,.the latter,' it :is said, gave orders to the shore batteries at the mouth of the harbor to fire upon the American naval vessel if they attempted to do so. These facts cam;! out after the conclusion of the armistice. VESSELS SINK. British Vessel and a Stranger Collide In Mid-Ocean. PHILADELPHIA, August 9.—The British ship Prince Oscar, from Liverpool, collided in mid-ocean, on -luly IS, with an unknown sailing vessel. Both ships sank in less than ten minutes. Six'members of the crew of the Prince Oscar and all on board the unknown vessel were Jost. The survivors, seventeen in number, were picked up by the ship Dharmar, atter being confined in an open boat, with neither food nor water for three days. . SYDNEY, N. S. W., August 0.—The C'hatterthan, from Hong Kong, was wrecked on the 'seal rocks off Cape Hawk. There were seventy passengers, fifty-five of whom were Chinese! Sixty persons were drowned, forty'six of the Chinamen. ._^ ._-, TAYLORS^ MUST ^ JadK« Kw«ker, at, Qarrollton, Denies Thein a New Trial, CAUUOM.TOX, Mo,, August]].— Judge Bucker, in the district court, overruled a motion for a new trial in the Taylor case for the murder .of the Meeks family, and «<Miteuced them to be hanged on Frilay, October 4, next. Both condemned men protested their innocence of the crime. IOWA PATENT OFFICE REPORT, MoiNKh, August l'i,~ A copyright has been granted to C. S. Miller, of Pes Moines, for his illustrated catalogue of '"Columbian Art Ribbon Work," showing what may be accomplished" by mean* of tho ribbon needle, ior which ft patent has beeii granted. Robert Fullorton, of Des Moines, has been allowed a patent for a o\ip i-over having a ilia) and pivoted pointers adapted to be used an a safe-guard to prevent the mistakes ami dangers incident to administering impropei quantities of medicine or proper quantities at improper times. Nino patents' wore issued to Jowa inventors for the week ending August o. Viiluable information about obtaining, valuing and selling patents sont free lo upy Address. Printed copies of the drawings a-ucl bpecittoatipoK of any United States patent bimt upon receipt of :}o cents > THOS. tj, A up >1, RAi'l'Ji OH win. Solicitors of "1'inUredctf the hwrlv-burly," said the i»a,n o| feent|i»eftt. <'i nw weary of ^uman jty nt»d \\,s bickerings, 1 long "Well," replied thQ re is oftjy one wwy I knpjv qt' wish ca» bj? aid, This wlptf his . iftoldy castle, -"is ovw (3W J'W> " ' ' ' ' ' r, Augusts.—Fletcher Howard, chairman of the democratic state central committee, called the state convention to order yesterday morning at 10:30. Prayer Was offered ' by Fathe? Tjehihan, after which Mayor Pierce delivered an address o{ welcome. Nathaniel French, of Darenport< was then introduced as temporary chairman, and delivered an address in -which he strongly opposed free coinage of silver at 10 to 1 and attacked the mulct law. A call of districts for committees, resulted in tl.c choice of the following committee on resolutions: First district—\V. \V. Baldwin, ]) es Momea. Second district—B. M. Sharon, Scott. • Third district—Alphonse Matthews, I)u- buque. lv ,Fourth district-^J, B. E, Markeley, Cerro Oordo. Fifth district—tt> J. Steiger, Tania. Sixth district—S. B. Evans, Wapello. Seventh district—Samuel Strauss, Polk Eighth district—S. A. Brewster, Union Ninth district—Ira F. Hondricks, i'ot- tawattatuiB. Tenth district—L. Zommelman. Boone Eleventh district—John C. Kelly, Wooil- bury. In the afternoon the committee on permanent organization reported in favor of J. H. Shields, of Dubuque ; for chairman; J. II. Mitkcm, of Pottawattamie, for secretary, and T. 0.' Walker for reading secretary. The silfcr men nominated ex-Lieut. Qov. Bestow for permanent chairman. A voto resulted, Shields, 000; Bestow, 417. The committee on '.resolutions lllcil majority and minority reports, the latter favoring the free coinage of gold and silver at 10 to 1. A motion to substitute the minority for the majority report resulted in defeat for the silver men, 051 19-21 to 4201-7. The platform as follows was then adopted: The democratic party of Iowa, in convention assembled, leafflrms the national Elatform of cbe party adopted at Chicago i 1892, and points with satisfaction to the evidences of the wisdom of that convention, in the results accomplished according to its promises, to the evidences ot returning prosperity, the restoration of wages and the re-establishineut of industry upon a prosperous basis, conditions which have extorted congratulations even from the republicans of Iowa. W,e declare the rescue of the finances of the country from tho baleful effects of the Sherman law, the repeal of the un-American federal election law, . and the uprooting of McKinleyism, to he worthy of the history and 'prestige of the great democratic party, and of a courageous democratic administration. We reaffirm ,t.he.,(oUo wing portion of the seventh plank ot the last national democratic platform: "We hold to the use of both gold and.sil- ver as the., standard money of the country and to the coinage of both gold and silver without discrimination against either metal or charge for mintage; but the dollar unit of coinnge of both metals must be of. equal intrinsic and exchangeable value, or be adjusted by International agreement or by such safeguards or'legislation as shall insure the maintenance of the parity of the two metals and the equal power of any dol- , lar at all times m the market and in the .payment.of. debts; and we" demand that all paper currency shall be kept at par with , and redeemable in such coin. We insist upon upon this policy as especially necessary for the protection of the farmers and laboring classes, the first and most de- tenseless,victims of unstable money and a fluctuating currency." • We condemn the cowardice and trickery of the republican party in Iowa in failing- to meet in its last state platform any of the issues, important and vital to the interests of our state, and ask upon it the soter judgment of an intelligent people. We demqu.dth.at our state institutions be gpverned by a single non-partisan board of control which can intelligently comprehend their relative wants and economically and justly apportion among the whole that which their jusl requirements demand. That we favor the speedy completion of the Henuepin canal and the deepening of v the waterways from ^he great lakes to the ocean, BO as to enable ocean vessels to pas* through. i ' We favor the election of United States senators by direct vote of the people. We favor just and liberal pensions to all deserving veterans. We reiterate our unflinching opposition to monopolies and trusts and cf.ll for enactments -which will abolish combines ot all kinds. We believe the mulct law foils to meet the requirements of a good excise statute, It is unfair as between communities, an immense hardship upon property owners and it compromises the honor of the staw, in declaring the sale of liquors a crjipeana condoning the offense for a money consideration, We repeat our demand of tue- past Hyo years for a local option hl B" license low, and on behalf of the commercial interests of the state we favor a law permitting the manufacture o£ lujuor within tms Ktato, thus affording for tht» products of the farm the labor of our people and saving to our own people enormous sums which are now being expended m other states. For governor W. 1. Hftbb, of Henry county, was nominated by acclamation. For lieutenant governor, S. L, Bestow, of Lucas county, was nominated by acclamation^ 4<ym»n W. Pftrsha.ll, of Jackson) was nominated for super'"-' tendent of schools by acclamation. Uoorgtt Jenkins, of J3u,buque, nominated for railroad For judge pf the supreme court Senator T, il. Harper, of j)cs JVfaipes, and E- l'<- ilunper, of Buchanan \yerenamed, tho former winning, Op to 3T7, At a. weeV ing of the state central committee, C, L. Hanoi?, ojf Iowa. City, w&8 ma^e cljuinnttn, «.nd chtu'les Waist", of OUuinwa, secretary^ 7,;jaRx ..s; i JY/ T8 ' 1 'vfw rf"fjmfm^ n^ «y 4f rtjVIy,«< i'Pfl SW|d®fe-;J

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