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6W tMlTBUCK IILAWB. mm AHftntlfc, > AtigtJSt Sa-aftbcJc Islafid #6, 4 stftiek the eoseh oi the bf&neh train and turned tfefc caf over the coach, of partially so. the Aadtibon wain was late find Dva* pulling oft the main I$h6 \vhefa the Rock islaud passeiiger train shot around the durve afad was \mable to stop itt time, the fair brakes failing- to . work properly. The passengers on the brattch train all jumped "oft, and •John Clark, salesman for Merritt & Hush, of t)es Moines, Vras quite severely injured internally and iti the back. Several passengers Were considerably bruised, trains were delayed several hours while the wreckage was being cleared away. HIGHLAND PARK NORMAL COLLEGE* DES MOIXKS, August 20.— A decision was rendered in the district court of Volk county, la., August 22, 1805, that removes a'l doubt as to the future of Highland Park Xormal College. The school is being reorganized under its old president, 0. H. Longwell, and his efficient faculty, and will open as usual September 3. Those Who desire to t-nter school tins fall need not hesitate to present themselves at that school at 1 hat date, as President Longwell says he will -guarantee to give all students who come 3 1st such classes and accommodations as they want and at the usual low rate of expense. It should be remembered that in addition 'to the classes usually found in normal schools this school maintains departments of pharmacy, music, special training, for primary teachers and the best business college and pen school in the country. All friends of true education will re juice that Highland Park Normal Col lege has come out of its trouble/a solid and substantial institution. sfA*fcefes?tfi; Ang1i s tg§ fcldself 6fi the keels bi th8 fire t>{ January 11, last, and this time attended with Idss. Thfee 6f the best fefick blocks, aft well as two ftatee buildings, with their .contents, are a, mass of sWonldering rtiins. Hardly a pafticle ef the stocks Were saved, and the total loss fdots up in the neighborhood of $50,000, with insurance of about $1,000. The fire -started about 2 o'clock a, m. in the brick stof e building of John Tuhimel, on the mat* business street, and burned the balance of the row of buildings left standing after the other fire. It was only by hard efforts that the frame buildings'on-tho opposite side of the street were saved. CONbENSEb ITEMS. MOtifB§i iE80KA,JOWA» WlPim8BA¥. AMDST ®> M -•^^" j »^*E!ffi^attis^S!.^SS5^K^pS5S5S 1 Ml'. I All Iowa was blessed by the rains of the 22d and 23d. The. thermometer registered 103 in the shade at Jefferson on the 22d. A splendid soaking rain visited central Iowa on the night of the 22d and 23d. M. E. Hawley, formerly of Perry, was one of the victims of the Denver hotel explosion. General F. M. Drake was re-elected president of the Iowa Association ot Christian Churches at the session at Des Moines. The members of the W. C. T. U. have applied for injunctions against the sa- oonkeepers of Waterloo and will make them prove the sufficiency of their petition of consent Mii«8Bftr> Sdcisi? Arta iot 6nt Action, Atigtist 53.—The folloftinfr fofeigfl Cftbleg^aifl has been received at the Lofadon office of the Wesley missionary society: "Chdhtu Commission inadequate, Officials implicated. Disturbances spreading 1 . Regarding Ftakien ttiassacfej the Methodist public urge strong government action, Have forwarded cable to Lord Salisbury." LONDON, August 23.—The Times says h ah editorial: "If we can not get ustice from Pekin, we must g'et it on .he spot, and if need be through our own officers and by our own power," HONG KONG, August 23.—Another outrage has been committed near Foo Chow. The American mission has attacked by a largo and infuriated mob armed with various weapons. The chapel and schools were wrecked and four native scholars were fatally hurt, while ^the foreign teacher escaped! There Is a strong anti-foreiffn feeling in Foo Chow, which ,is Fob CROW, Chiftd, Atgust ^O.^FifM^ Hess has brought the Chinese to terms. Foreigners are sow present at the trials of aalifes implicated in the attack opofi missionaries. The" Chinese 1 offi' cials aftord every facility to the for" eigh commissioners for iflqniry, Sis Of the,Chiaesewhohadahafld in the massacre at Hwasang have beea Convicted of murder, New arrests are made daily. Foo Chow is quiet. What wafe reported abroad as a new massacre was only a local riot. A«-o«»«a »*. *»«*?** In ITEMS. spreading among the populace, who are parading withcrios o f "Drive out the foreign PREACHER SUES FOR SALARY. Ohor<!h at Afton Promised Him Twice What He Was Paid. CRESTOX, August 24.—Rev. Hugh ;A. Orchard, a minister of the Christian demonstration, and pastor of the Afton church for nine months, has sued the tri-stees for unpaid salary. In his petition Orchard recites that :he • e_ tcred into a contract with'.the) trustees 1o preach during the time stated for flOOO. He alleges that he has fulfilled his part, but that" he has received only $300 on his promised salary. He therefore brings suit to recover the remaining 7 $300. This remarkable action will come up at the September term of court. . . .-.':.'. A DISTRESSING DEATH.* Michael Baler Discharges the Contents of a Gun Into His Abdomen. JRFFKRSOX, August 24.—Michael Eaier, a resident of Carroll townshio came to an untimely end while out hunting. As he attempted to crawl through the fence and pull the gun through after him it, was discharged the contents of the load being emptied in his abdomen. His clothes were set on fire, but he bravely crawled where he could extinguish them. His companion came soon and medical aid was Kiimmoned, but it was top late, and he soon breathed his last; He was 10 years oid. "' "••• IOWA AS A CATHOLIC ^DIOCESE. rope Hag go Created It With Sionx City -:/".' j-. as the See' City.— ••>- .•••- ; ... Sioux CITV, August 24.-l n f 0 rmation na« been received -through .private hources that the pope has created a Diocese in Io,va and has appointed an eastern prelate to be bishop of Sioux City. The information came from a Jii-Jy who came over from Home on the same ship with the dean of the Catholic University at Washington, who brought back the paper in the case and will soon make me fact known. Nothing- if. known pf the matter here/but it is beheved.'the news is substantially ; cor- Samuel Pollock, of Brighton township, Washington county, was ar< rested by Sheriff beeter, charged with sending lascivious matter.through the mail. For several months he has been sending indecent letters to a 14-year- old daughter of John Branton. 'Fortunately the family • intercepted 'the letters. Pollock is fi5 years old and unmarried. While excavating for a well on a lot.fronting one of the business streets in Jefferson, one day last week, a strong flow of gas was struck at a depth of sixty feet. It was at first thought an odor could be distinguished, and to determine definitely a lighted paper was thrown into the hole. An explosion followed which was sufficient to throw the machinery out of th'e well, and a stream of fire shot into the air, ^Although the hole is fifteen inches in diameter, the blaze is strong arid steady. • : . Maquoketa dispatch: Sentimen among the veterans of Jackson county s at a.white heat over the action o' he. .monument commission in failing ogive Jackson county a representa ive on the monument, and forma ction will likely be taken at the an nual meet'ng of the . Jackson County Veterans' Association. It is cited tha" under the calls of 1361-2 Clinton county furnfeHed 1,508 men; Henry county, 1,450; Miiscatine, 1,837, and Jackson, 1,259, On the monument Muscatine gets nine places, Henry five, Clinton one and Jackson none. A lively fight will be made by the latter two counties to get a more equitable representation on the shaft. CHARLES ASHTON HURT. Seriously Injure,, ,„ H R unaw8y „ QlltJ ,„ Center. GUTUKIB CKSTWJ, August ?4.~Chas Ashton, editor of the Outhrian, met with y, very severe accident. He was out enjoying a ride with a friend. The horse took fright, and whirling short around the off wheels of the bu-gy went off the grade and the vehicle up. set, throwing out both riders, Mr. Ashton falling underneath. He was severely crushed, one or two ribs being Broken and the chest region suffering frpm the crush. Clinton dispatch: ' .A bloody cutting affair occurred about 1 o'clock' a. m. in the alley between John Gruten- dorf 's saloon and the Revere house and Second strest in which 'a journeyman tailor named Frederick Ernst received ah awful slash across the face from a knife in the hands of Arthur McNamara, a companion. Both were locked up. The two had spent the evening drinking and were pretty well under the influence of liquor when the quarrel occurred. When arrested both had knives in their pockets, but Strange to say, the bloocl stained knife was found in the pocket of the man who had received the injuries. The bridge of his nose had been almost severed by the force of the blow, and a long deep gash had been cut across his cheek. While not necessarily fatal, the injuries were of n dangerous nature. with cries devils." LONDON, August 24.— The Standard says: "It is becoming more certain than ever that the unchecked fury of the populace of China agairist foreigners will, unless means are found for meeting the danger, spread throughout the empire until the lives of the whites will be nowhere worth an hour's purchase. The situation is critical and is one of extreme necessities. Resolution of some kind is imperative. AVhcther in co-operation with other powers or not, England clearly must find a way of compelling respect for the lives and property of foreigners. " LONIJOX, August. 25.— A special dispatch from Shanghai says that the members of the commission which recently left Foo Chow for Cheng Tu to investigate the massacre of .missionaries there, are virtually prisoners, and that Commander Newell, of the United States cruiser Detroit, ha<? gone to Cheng Tu to consult with Mr. J. C. Hixson, the United States consul at Foo Chow, who is the leading member of the commission, about the landing 'of marines for his protection and For the protection of the other members of the commission. SWEEP CUBANS INTO THE SEA Spain Will Send 1OO.OOO Men to Colin. _ MAT)I:I.T>, August 24.— The semi-official El Nacional (newspaper) savs that the government has decided to dispatch 100,000 men and all the ships necessary to blockade the Island of Cuba and crush the rebellion during the first months of 18DO. Gen. Salcedo has arrived at Corunna. He states that it is only a question of time and weather when Capt. Martinez Campos will "sweep the rebels into the sea." HAVANA, August 25. -Maximo Gomez, the insurgent leader, it is stated, has issued a proclamation sentencing number of well known death. Mme. Helena Modjeskd, the actress, has been exiled from Russia. At Sheepshead Bay, New York, Ke- quital won the futurity, worth $."13,050. A North Platte, Neb., dispatch says: George Ostraner, a farmer, was arrested for complicity in the Union Pacific robbery near Gothenburg and has been identified by the engineer, The Ohio democrats nominated ex- Governor Campbell for governor Senator Brice was the presiding officer and the convention adopted resolutions endorsing the democratic currency plank of 1802. Bandits captured the east-bound "flyer" on the Union Pacific near North Platte, Neb., recently. While they were using the engineer to get the express car open the fireman ran the engine to Gothenburg ,and pave the alarm. The robbers blew the express car open, but the amount secured is unknown. At Ne\v Richmond, O., twenty miles up the river from Cincinnati,'a mob took Noah Anderson, colored, from the jail and hanged him for the murder of Franklin Friedman, nearly 80 years old and president of the First National Bank of that place. Anderson choked the aged banker to .rtcnth for no apparent cause. The London Post says: "Americans mhy justly be proud of the cruiser Columbia's performance and may be heartity congratulated, but our admiralty does not need to attach an exaggerated importance to the performance, because in the event of hostilities the difficulty of recoaling would quite change the aspect of the case." ^Philadelphia dispatch says: A startling revelation has come to light in the Holmes case. AV. A. Shoemaker, counsel for Holmes, received a message from Minnie H. Williams, dated Providence, R. I., which stated that the sender was alive and well. This is one of the women whom Holmes is accused of having murdered at the Chicago "castle." . fe August 25. -Mrs." LOTH ^i-kins was arrested, charged with the murder of Mrs. Louise tf awkms, whom she has claimed as a sister. Mrs. Hawkins had S7.000 insurance on her life. She died August 6, shbf tl.v Utter the overturning of a lamp near a coucli where she Jay sick*. Some weeks before, a Similar accident had occurred. The police became suspicious, and in company with the insurnncs officials, have been making an investigation for some time. Mrs. Hawkins was a widow. She received burns, caused by the overturning of the lamp, that Were so serious that she died in great agony without being able to tell what had happened. There are two policies on Mrs. Hawkins' life. They were both taken out April 9, in her sister's favor. It is said the state will try to prove the bedclothing was saturated with oil and ignited, aud the lamp upset to hiue the crime. [Mrs. Perkins and Mrs. Mulvahill left Des Moines for Minneapolis about three years ago. Both had borne bad reputations. Mrs. Perkins was the widow of a printer whose life insurance money she had squandered. Mrs. Mvlvaliill's first husband's name was Scott. He. died under suspicious circumstances. She married :\lulvahill and was later divorced. After going to Minneapolis she married Hawkins. | CHICAGO COLISEUM COLLAPSED.' ho. Jilggcst Iliilldlup: on Karth In Kii!ns---No Ono Hurt. CHICAGO, August 23.—The Coliseum, the large building lately erected on the site where Hnffalo 1'ill had his show during the World's Fair, collapsed. The building was an immense affair, and was to have been .opened with the Harnum and litiiley circus within a few duys. It was also intended for use during National ^conventions. A force of I.'OO men have beon working 1 , on the building night and day, but as the accident happened during lunch hour when all the men were absent, nobody was hurt. The building is a total wreck, and the loss will reach between $100,000 and $180,000. The building was 7:10 feet long, 3f>0 feet wide and eighty-six feet high, and there was not a pillar to obstruct the view from any part. . JOE PATCHEN KING. persons a to Mr. Olmstod, of Kentky , jmf r^uroed frbjn Chicago, where went to meet/a. tuyer of a large con-em, and in spite pf the t competition Mr, Olrasted J>ro H ght back the order, Amounting to «S,009, of ru bber Jay was Political circles are; stirred over the action of a convention of Pottawattamie county soldiers. When the convention was first called but little attention was paid to the matter, but the attendance and result has caused political managers to look for a formidable movement at the November election. Every part of the county was represented, }00 spldiers being present. Ueorge Carson, ex-member of the legislature and an ex-district judge, presided. George Plielps, assistant postmaster under I. M. Treynor was secretary. George Hayne's introduced a resoultion proposing separate political action aijd it wag discussed by those present. Finally a .substitute was offered and adopted to call a com ention for Aug. 30 to put a full county peket in the field, each township a w $ prec'nct tp have three delegates. CJiBtpn dispatch: The September tern? of tfep Clinton district court promises to be one of the roost interest- JSP Irojn. g, orimjnul standpoint h»e beep jie}4 J B this county for i years. Two, jn Hr der c&ses are on the August Swaospn, for chopping hJM^ for, kijj HAVANA, August sr,.—The insurgents are now in possession of that part of Cuba lying between Colon and Cape Masi. Martinez Campos apparently realizes the hopelessness of the situation, for in an interview with Gen. Ardenus, his brother-in-law, he stated that he feared Cuba was lost. Campos said he did not have the money necessary to carry on the war and that his troops were poorly feed [and completely demoralized. The town of Sancti Spjritus was almost completely destroyed. Every able-bodied man has left and joined the insurgents inderRoloff and Sanchez. Business hroughout the city of Havana is sta»- nant. There is but' little tobacco j f n the market and the prices charged are exorbitant. AN AWFUL STORY, Management o f Investigation Into the Dunning, • CHICAGO, August 23,—The investigation of the county commissioners into the management of the Dunning Vsy. lum, has begun. Dr. McGrew, resident physician of the asylum, testified concerning a battle between two madmen who had fought while Anderson, accessory to the recent murder of }>u- eik, was on watch. The two patients quarreled over some silly, childish difference. They came to blows. They tore one anotliers face and rolled about the floor while Anderson, the guard, looked on. Oqe of them, in the frenzy of a raving maniac, set his teeth into the face of the other. He bit off his nose and spat it out on the stone floor of the corridor. The maniac with. whom this patient was battling sprang j*way from the death grip, felt bleeding and screaming to the floor, saw the flesh torn from his own face, stuffed it into his own mouth, chewed his own nose to a pulp and ewaljowed ?t, He said that would make it grow on again. Anderson Jopkea on, day N. y., August Si—A« ?i of the ^Bfar^mopt of the Sun- c)ps,jng t ftw , n C p row jtt ep Q | that begi» B ing 1, &U members ftf close tfeejr pla. y® Ex-Senator John J. Ingalls, of Kansas, \vas interviewed while in Chicago recently. Asked if he would be a candidate for the United States senate he replied: "It has been generally understood since my defeat in 1891 that if I returned to public life my ambition was tp begin where I left off and resume my old seat. There is gratifying unanimity among Kansas republicans in favor of my re-election to the senate and I am sure if they see fit to honor me again, I would accept it as a testimonial of regard which no man could afford to despise and would give to the state and nation the highest service of which I am capable." Pittsburg dispatch: Furnace "H" of the Edgar Thompson steel works (Carnegie's plant) at Bessemer, near Braddock, Pa., exploded, killing six men and badly burning eight others, not one of those employed about the furnace escaping-. A large barrow, loaded with raw iron ore had fallen through the huge bell on the top of the furnace stack. Fourteen men were engaged in an effort to remove the barrow from the bell so that it would be closed, While thus engaged 1 the explosion occurred and not one of the men escaped either death or injury. It is almost certain that five of the injured will die, : At Denver recently the Hotel Gumry, filled .with guests, was completely wrecked midnight by an explosion, The cause of the expiosion is unknown, bat it is supposed that the battery of boilers iu the hotel basement must have exploded. The entire front of the building was carried out and scattered in fragments across the street. The noise of the report had not died away when the crackling 1 and crashing of the falling floors followed! After that came the blaze, Before the fire department could, render aid the ruins were in flames. But few of those in the building escaped death or in jury. A. large number are injured and the list of dead and missing now stands at twenty-five, with eleven dead bodies recovered, • Many of the victims wore burned tp death in sight of -'the rescue party, who were unable to^elease them from the timbers which, held them. The scene was one of horror and never to be forgotten, The casualty is said to be due to a drunken fireman running cold water into the boilers, Advices frpm Moosh gay Turkish officials haye driven Christians out of their houses in all the poetry between, bouses tp the m,em.pers of the tribes. The vtetJws are The ''flyer" p^. th? Chicago MJejji|an. fga4 waij h^d. up in. a pf \vep4a Beat John K. Gentry Again, In the Teoth of u Chicago Gale. CHICAGO, August 23.— Joe Patchen won the great match race against John R. Gentry in straight heats. The race took place on the famous Washington Park track, but as a wind that amounted almost to a gale blew all afternoon, a sensational time performance was out of the question. The three heats were covered in 2:0r ) , 1 i, 2:07# and 2:07^... Nevertheless, the contest is regarded as one of the most important that has taken place on the trotting or pacing turf. Patchen's WijfUSt 23. _ otis Mdrtf ciaim-^-ifor estates in Cuba by the Spaniards diTr!!' last febeliionMs at ' ' settled. The matter cause of considerable c patience of the ington Ivas Worn out H,- Spain's ^consistent policy O f S ?h promises and then failing t U ^ them; So Serious did this tfove? ^ regard the refusal to p av th« /I 8 * 84 on the claim, am—*?-? he lttl( * that a plan that the United States to war win, s . was decided on by the president « retary Olhey and Secretar This was no less than an seize Havana and hold that the Spanish government laid' amount of the interest ortmtii'Z? amounting to the full interest had collected at the custom house bv ,„ United States officers. Rear Ad • i Bunce, commanding the North. AlK tic squadron,' now cruising- i \ England waters, was &e i ected ' ew officer to command the expedition t, Havana, and his fleet was to consist n the New York, Montgomery, R.,,,,, J Mmneapohs, Cincinnati nnd such other vessels as could be prep ' in time. The waver of with regard to ... ™i ""viates the necessity of carrying out the ph n The principal, amounting to Sl.loo dim' is to be paid in Spanish gold m s- n ! tember. • ' "" $400,000 BLAZE IN MILWAUKEE, Warehouses Burn, l>estro.v!ii e „„ r m mense Amount of Freight, 'MILWAUKEE, August 24.— 'I houses of the Union Stenmljont pany took fire and were soon a umsg?'' flames. The fire spread to.the warehouses of the Wisconsin Central com pany and the Anchor line. So quick were the flames to lake the m-ipli! house of the Wisconsin Central thai the office employes were unable to close the safes or rescue their valuable records, and all these were destroyed with the building. The company had also two loaded freight trains in the yards at the time of the fire, and these could not be hauled out of thcwavand were destroyed. The loss will reach $400,000. *•• f" THE WALLER CASE. '6 ^ .", the interest, O bviat c .. 0- . •;.' DYNAMITE-^,.,., Robbers In Montana Try a New Method. ., , ..- -"- BUTTE, Mont., August 24.—An at- viotory was decisive, and seems to put tempt was made by some uaknour his claim to first place among harness Records Now on the «oad to 1'arls. WASHINGTON, August 23,--Acting Secretary of State Adec authorizes the statement that information is received from Ambassador Eustis at Paris that the record of the proceedings and evidence in the court martial of ex- Consul Waller is expected to reach Paris at the end of this month and that access to Waller- has been .accorded Eustis after repeated and urgent requests. •«.-• • - •• racers beyond dispute. ADVANCE OF THE THISTLE. The Russian Pest Reaches Jackson Park, Chicago. CHICAGO, August .24.—The vagrant Russian thistle has come to Chicago, an unwelcome guest among the lawns of Jackson Park. The gardeners have discovered the prolific weed, multiplying with its wonted rapidity, and have had it identified by the botanists of the Field Columbian Museum and the University of Chicago as the terrible foreign intruder. They propose to eradicate the weed by pulling out every individual found trespassing in tin park, , AFTER ROTHSCHILD. Money .'King's •It Is Dangerous to Open a 1'neliiiges. PAIUS, August 30.—A heavy package was delivered to the office of Baron Hothschilds, during the baron's ab- scence. Confidential Clerk Jacobsky opened the package,; and had ope of his eyes blown out, three fingers blown off of one of his hands, and his face badly lacerated. There was a number of other clerks present, but none were injured. It is not thought. Jacobsky's injuries will; prove fatai, YACHT ,RACE SEPTEMBER 7. Date Selected Tor Ainerlca'n Cup Contest, YOJW, August. S3,— The Ameri- committee have selected +i,... 7 . Cext OS t!le cln y on which the^rstjsenes of races between Val- miscreant to blow up a passenger trair on the Northern Pacific by placing u stick of dynamite in a "frog" at s junption near Butte. Nearly the whole train passed over the dynamite, before it exploded. 'The last coach, filled with passengers, was Oadly shattered, but no one was injured. CHINESE MUTINY. Soldiers' Call Upon the Governuiont for " vviv MI-"--"-' Back "p ay, '"••—-LONDON, August 24. — A dispatch to the Globe from Shanghai says: "The Chinese soldiers at Tien Tsin revolted' and assembled outside the gates of Li Hung i Chang's palace, where they raised a clamor for their arrears of pay. Later they made an attack upon the shops in the city, wrecking' many of them and killing over 100 persons, 1 ' IOWA ™ PAfENT"OFFfcE* REPORT, ca's cup kyrie III, held, Cholera iq August 30,-Consul ma dispatch dated July 39, informs the department that the total number >P to July 10, WBS number of cases being 7,901, previous year there was deaths. only the the THE HAWAIIArj CA§Lfc. i a ia before both thtvt the &S»,*ft*ffl»fiiWQ»«HopPlW The w# s a DES MOINES, August IP,— An inter- ferenpe has been declared betweep' an application filed by F. M. Ashley, of Brooklyn, N. Y. and patent No. 488,330 issued to:C. V, Pollock, for a hose noz. f-le. Mr. Pollock. late of Des 'Moines, it is reported, sold the patent to a stock company in New York for 55300,000, It frequently occurs that there is more than ope original inventor of a patent- able invention, and consequently two or more persons cluiin a patent for the same • spbjecr, 'matter. The law contemplates that the first original u> ventor only shall have a good patent, , and therefore when two or more 1 persons claim to be the originators of the same invention.' an interferepce<iS; ooclared to determine the question of priority and the opposing parties avo granted a hewing. This proceeding &-. similar to » triu.1 in court and subject to pommqn rules of evidence. Proof 1 upon the question of coneeption, putting ipto tangible form, practical use, public use and abandonment! when skillfully prepared and properly presented, decide the controversy an« govern the award, We do all work required from an attorney in preparing 1 ,a.nd Arguing an interference, Ow /charges are a,J\vwys reasonable ana (governed by the tiine and l»bor given to a pfvse, Twos. G. AN'P J. fawn ORWia, of Patents, , '?'• -, l >£ August 93.T-.TJw

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