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^f^lifcklilSii^- ^ r &•& %'" ^^taW'&jSit 8 tfdeef a. a teifflindetis the tenk, and btak, that balglafs were at iPffestdetifc filfnef went Id the -i frbtit of the baak and saw three men Hr &t ***!* ^ M« safe, whidh was not la & Vault but espOSed ifl the banking 6ffie& Tattle* fi>ed his revolve? at them aad the men fled. Being pressed, the burglafs fl>ed back at Turner and escaped. The bahk building and safe .ftfe badly wrecked, so excessive were the charges of nitroglycerine. The .safe is of the old'fashioned square - door Die bold pattern and the time lock in the money chest successfully , resisted the explosion. The books attd sotne valuable papers were badly burned. In half an hour the whole Interior of the safe would have been looted. STABBED AT &ES MOINES. ftssi, lft« at HebfftSltA (Jily 8fi tile* ffapH ftl HfttiBmUttth. • S,imratSrs ttf issttihf ttostftl notes jia^able tb him- Irelf at vafietis toxtns 5H Nebf-asfea a»d getting them cashed. ' Me id alleged to have worked the scheme successfully at South Omaha, Papillion, Platts- motith and Omaha before being 1 detected. The amount stolen is supposed to be in the neighborhood of $800. FATAL Charles Pearson Fearfully injured in a Cutting: Scrape. DssMolNiis, September 20.—Charles I), Pearson, a butcher from Runnells, •was fearfully cut in the arm and side in a drunken brawl in a barn on East Fifth street. Although his injuries are painful they are not necessarily fatal. Charles E. Lowe was arrested later, charged with being one of the three men who did the cutting. Pearson, who is a very large man, •caine to town in the morning on business. After his work he joined a 'party that went to the barn and played 'cards. A quarrel occurred and the men were soon in a free fight. Just •who used the knife—probably a razor, —is not known; but as all except three ran away when the fight commenced these are supposed to be guilty. When discovered, Pearson was laying on the floor, his clothing covered with blood. SLe was bleeding from a gash in the Bide ten inches long and extending to the ribs. His coat and vest had been cut through. There were two gashes in his left arm, which he had evidently •used to parry the blows at his heart. These are very long and deep. WATERLOO GOES DRY. Old tl*»tdPnt of ttfttnlUoti Oountjr thtt Victlin, WsflstEn OitYj September 20.— Cas« per Rupie, for twenty-five years a resident of Hamilton county, and a man of considerable prominence, was almost itlstantly killed, lie was in a buggy which collided with a runaway team, throwing him to the ground. He struck on his head and shoulders and never regained consciousness. CRIME At CLINTON* l)lstrict Court Holds tho Saloon Couscut Petition Is Invalid. * WATERLOO, Septemer 27.—Waterloo is dry. . An injunction against the ten saloons was granted by Judge Tollerton in the district court. This is the result of cases brought against the saloons by ladies of tho W. C. T. U.» In his decision the judge reviewed the evidence in the case and held with the plaintiff that the mulct statute is mandatory. He held that the law went into effect April 4, 1894, and that no portion of the law was in effect prior to that time. The evidence showed that 300 names were signed to the petition of consent prior to that time, making the .petition invalid. Every saloon in the city was closed within ten minutes after the decision was rendered. No effort will be made to secure a new petition until alter the election. Airs. Jlobert Johnson Dies From a Criminal Operation. CLINTOS, Septembers?.—Mrs. Robert Johnson died here from the result of a criminal operation believed to have been performed by Dr. Emma Pinney, who is now missing from the city. The coroner is investigating. Clothing Store Itobbed. WATERLOO, September 29.—Burglars entered tho Continental clothing store at Nora Springs and stole $200 worth of goods. There is no clue to the thieves. CONDENSED ITEMS, At Sioux City Gentry and in KILBURN NAMED. Fraud Cnargecl by tho IVInteraot DelcRution. September ?.8. —The re- senatorial convention assembled and the first ballot resulted: L. K, Kilburn, of Adair county, 13 Votes, and Richard Price, of YVinterset, ' 10 votes. The chairman stated that Kilburn was nominated unanimously, But shortly afterward the Madison county delegation filed an affidavit before the clerk pf the county cpurt that Ijfieir entire vote was cast for Price.' That means that one man on that delegation either made a mistake In Ms, ballot,' swore falsely or fraud was use.d later w change the ballots, adjourned. FIRE AT PLEASANTVILLE, * Elevator Burned WHU Valuable i Contents, • Pr,j5ASANTVJU,E, September 28,—At J'o'clock a, m, the large grain, elevator j| &,, J, Stewart & CP,, here, was tp be on fire and was under headway that it was impossible i'anything to arrest the flames, bujldjng was entirely consumed ^OjQQQ bushels pf gram either " pp damaged tp such an .extent worthless, The dam- estimated at between $7,OpQ and insurance, it is said. Jjas' its }.—Mr. direetor of th«j pianp Patchcn paced three heats in 2:05, 2:04 and 2:04J£, Patchen winning. In a series of athletic cpntests at Travers Island Johnny Crum won the 120-yard dash, making it in 12 seconds. Two suits, each for $10,000 damages, have been brought in court at Keokuk against the Burlington route by Ira Reed and Leroy Millhouse, section hands. Reed sues because of. injuries received. Millhouse because he was discharged, he claiming to have an agreement for life employment because of' injuries received nine years ago. Ex-County Auditor Johnson pleaded guilty to forgery and was sentenced to fifteen months in the penitentiary. Johnson stole $30,000 from the people of Muscatinc county and was captured at Honolulu. The report of the seduction and abortion scandal at Fremont caused arunupofcJ. A. Gunn's bank, so that he was compelled to suspend payment. The bank is in good shape and creditors will be paid in full as soon as the funds can be collected in.. ; Des Moines dispatch: Hurlbut, Ward & Co., wholesale druggists, filed a chattel mortgage for record in favor of the Citizens' National bank for $37,924.81. A minute later a second chattel mortgage was filed by them in favor of Mary L. Bacon for $803.00. Both are signed by J. R, Hurlbut, president, and include all property, fixtures and accounts owned by the firm. The doors were closed by the sheriff on their own motion, but later J. R, Hurlbut was appointed receiver for the company and the business will proceed. The company is said to be in good condition, with assets of S250-, 000 and liabilities of $120,000. . An Oskaloosa dispatch says: M, E. Stinson shot and killed Miss Arta Moore and then himself. They were both in bed at the Ashe'r House, where they had registered as man and wife, from St Louis, The search of the room discovered the following letter to the proprietor of the A slier Hawse: "Proprietor Asher House and Uthers: Telegraph J. M. Stinson, Fairfleld, Iowa, who is my father, and he will take charge of our bodies. Leave everything as you find it until he comes, I have mailed him a letter at the post- office here.' Tell him to get it when he comes, M, Er STINSOX" Tho dead roan had $100 on his person when found, and*a lady's watch, which appeared to be pew, A receipt for tuition from the music department pf Grinnell College showed the woman to be Miss 'Arta Moore, Her parents live at Panora, west pf Des Moines, and are fine people p± considerable means, A telegram from Fairfield states that the couple were secretly married three years ago, It was unknown to any of the woman's friends, and she had been in attendance at thp school' as a single woman'. Although Stiiison states in the letter which he wrote to his father that he and his wife had agreed to quit life together it is generally believed it is & 9ol4 ; bloode4 murder by Stinson and that h> wife bad no idea of the late that awaited tier. Her remains tv0re taken to Panora, by her father, ^Yhile thpso of Stwson were taken to FairfieW, They were married }R Qttm&wg, ojci Qctpbep 14, 489$, ty Rev, g, D, Crawford. John $. Gentry, Jpe Patohej atJ?«b«<jue, Qentry three straJgtot hette. The ebftthtitfiig tft Chlftft. September 28.—The department of state is ift rreceijst of ft fepdtt on the trade 6f China Jot 1804* predated by the se'cfetary of the British legation at Peking. The most frematUable feattitfg of this ttade is fdufid in the fact that, aotwithstahd* ing the Japanese iVar and other Utit&ward circumstances* good results Wefe obtained, ftnd that a promising revival of commercial prosperity has set id. Both exports and imports show an advance and the customs and revenue were increased by the division of trade with the one exception of Indian.opium. The receipts from the exports exceeded the maximum col* lected during the most prosperous days of the tea trade. In accounting for this condition, the author of the report says no ports Were blockaded during the war and the usual calamities of war were almost totally absent. He therefore concludes that the revival was due to the "inherent staunchness of the position.'' M. LOUIS PASTEUR DEAD. Close pf tho Career of a Noted French Scientist; PAIUS, September 30.—Prof. Louis Pastetir, the distinguished chemist and discoverer of the Pasteur treatment for the cure of rabies, is dead. M Pasteur expired at his residence at Gar- chez, near St. Cloud. His death was caused by paralysis. For several days past his condition has been gradually becoming worse but the end came somewhat suddenly. Louis Pasteur was born at Dole, Jura, December 27, 1022. M. Pasteur has written numerous works relating to chemistry and bacteriology, for which in 1801, he obtained the Jecker prize. Of late years M. Pasteur has devoted himself to the study of innoculation for diseases other than smallpox and has achieved some very remarkable results in the prevention of hydrophobia. DIPHTHERIA SCARE. tho St I.ouls Has Our ;!00 Cases and Authorities Are Alarmed. ST. Louis, September 29.—Owing to the rapid increase in the number of diphtheria cases reported to the health department within the past few days, Commissioner Starckloff has addressed a circular letter to all physicians, urging them to quickly report all cases coming under their observation. It is estimated that over two hundred persons are now afflicted with the disease in the city, ninety-five cases having been reported within a week. The health department is taking vigorous steps to prevent the spread of the malady, and will recommend the closing of schools in the districts where the disease is prevalent. Typhoid fever also exists to an alarming extent in the western and northern portions of the city. • .;•'•'' RESERVE IS BADLY CUT. Exports of the Precious Metal Ketlnoe tho Supply to 8803,705,007. WASHINGTON, September 29.-—The treasury gold reserve has been reduced to $92,705,067. These figures' were reached by a withdrawal at New York for export of $1,500,000. Since the present export gold movement began on July 13 last there has been •• withdrawn from the United States treasury 832,450,000 in gold, all of which, with the exception of $1,000,000, has been sent to Europe. The , total gold exported exceeds these figures, as some gold, especially the gold bullion exported, was furnished by the banks of New York. During the same period gold was furnished by the syndicate and by the New York national banks and others to the amount of $15,325,000. ENGLAND WILL DECLARE WAR. Will Walt No longer on China In the . Missionary Massacre Affair. PEKIN, September 30.—The British ultimatum in the matter of the S?e Chung riots has been issued, Within fourteen, days an edict must be issued degrading the viceroy of the province, otherwise the British admiral commanding will act. The American commission, consisting ,of the consul at Tien Tsin and the naval officer, accompanied by Chinese .soldiers and interpreters, have started pverland, CUBA, H.WA5fA, September S8,~Repprts have reached hero of a serious defeat of the insurgents in the district of Ciego Avilla. Col. Aldave, of the Spanish army, surprised a camp of insurgents under command of Generals BgJoff, • Sancheg and SSayas. The loss of the insurgents }n, killed,' wounded and pr}spners is placed at 800. No details of the eng&gemejjiti h ftye bpen. received, Gen. Martines jDe Campos has peached Havan^i after an absence pf 6eye.ral weeks }n tjje , eastern and of the island of Cuba, A«( r Septefflb-e* Sft^A tHlg&tcli the t*aii»Maii ftagette- ffefti Menf says the Chinese officials are dd> iflg bvefphifig" Itt theft pbtfef to malt6 a failui«e of tn<5 inquiry by* the foteitfH consuls into* the Kti Cheng massacre of August 1st. frorfcy bf the* persons arrested ofl suspicion of havlfig" taken' part in thfe outrages, have been liber* atedb> the Chinese officials wittiolit the consent of the foreign consuls, and Mr. Mansfield, British consul at tttt Cheng has been grossly insulted by Chinese Soldiers. The consuls are dis* Cussing the question of returning to froo Chow, and submitting reports of the situation to their respective got* ernments. After Ito. LONDON, September 30. <— A dispatch from Yokohama to a news agency says that an attempt was made upon the life of Marquis Ito, prime minister of Japan, by a member of the anti- foreign league. The would-be murderer was arrested. England Is In Earnest. SHANGHAI, September 28,"— Appearances indicate that England is finally in earnest in regard to the massacres in China, Nine war ships are now oil the river Yang Tse Kiang proceeding towards the scenes of disturbance. BRIEF ITEMS. A Macedonian plot against the sultan of Turkey has just been'discov- ered. The fifth and decisive race between Spruce IV and Ethelwynn was won by the American yacht and the cup stays in America. The fourth race between Spruce IV and Ethelwynn was wpn by the American by 1 minute and 20 secpnds, making two victories for each yacht. The first yacht race for half- raters between the British yacht Spruce IV, and the American yacht, Ethelwynn, having been declared off for lack of wind, it was sailed over. Ethelwynn won the race, .coming in six minutes and five seconds ahead of her competitor. The defense in the Durrant murder case at San Francisco began. Durrant's attorney, in his opening address, made a sensational charge against Rev. John George Gibson, pastor'of Emanuel Baptist church, where the tragedy occurred, saying he was the murderer of Blanche Lamont. A Washington dispatch says: At a meeting of the congregation of the First Presbyterian Church, (known as the president's church), a letter was sent to Rev. T. Dewitt Talmage/ of Brooklyn, calling him to the associate pastorship with Rev. Dr. Byron Sunderland. Mr. Talmage will accept at once. *• The second race between the half- raters Spruce IV'., the English boat, and Ethelwynn, representing the Indian Harbor Yacht Club of Connecticut, for the international challenge cup offered by the Seawanhaka- Corinthian Club of New York, was won by the English boat by twenty- three seconds. A New York dispatch says:' There is rejoicing among, the members of the NeW York. Yacht club over the receipt by cable of a challenge from the.secre- tary of the Royal Yacht club, of Ryde, Isle of Wight, for a series of matches for the America's CUT), which was sent in the name of Charles D, Rose. Those persons who held that the unfortunate ending of the matches, between the Valkyrie III and the .Defender would put an end to the international races, are jubilant, for a series of matches for next year is now assuerd, 4 In London a few days ago.the examination of Oscar Wilde in bankruptcy proceedings was to have taken place and the convict, playwright and author was brought from his prison to the bankruptcy court in a cab. He was not called to the stand,, hpwover, his counsel having asked for an adjournment of the proceedings, which the court granted, In moving for the adjournment counsel stated that Wilde's debts amounted to £3,081. Toward the liquidation of this sum his friends had subscribed £1,500, and the mainder would be made \ip so that 20 shillings on the pound would be paid. In the New York democratic conven* tipn on adoption of the report of the committee on credentials giving the Grace-Fairchilcl democrats one-fifth representation and Tammany four- fifths, the Grace-Fairchild left the hall amid cheers and jeers. The committee nominated this ticket: For secretary of state, Horatio 0. King-, of Kings; for judge pf the court of appeals, Judge Teller; for attorney general, Norton B, Chase, of Albany; for state treasurer, Dewitt Clinton Dow, of Schoharie; for comptroller, John B. Judson, of Fulton; for stftte engineer, Russel R, Stuart, of Onpn.daga, Topeka, Kan., dispatch: Oscar Bischoff, ex-American cpnsul tp Sonnetaerg, Germany, stavted with, ninety Catholic Russians for New- 1 Yprk, where he will p«t them pn boai'4' a ship bound |or< Russia, The p^ er came Ma,u Alhjefl tQ W»ye t) JU,, September' 38,.— 00 Wl bore,- Mo^ O f; in &bftwjj,ee at - '%'KtittO '' >• wAacrn v*4. H W; mtm.aoumgf ^ l g»g^3>|SHg^g|j^j tftWfl 8* f8*ftl 18 SB ,* TMas, plication was aide Mbdl&y bf ttts tafc eollgeitj*g a! Jbefthafi afld iia^es .counties tot prize gffses, wniafa 'wet's p-tsffiptl.? at the iastftfcce ai the altoffiey whd, la a written dfiifllea, still cdh1en"da*tbatittidf e Bart's opifiion delivered at Ballad last Week itt teg &fd to the pfize fight, law Is hoi bindifig and holding. 1 1 was understood that the tax collectors were actifig at the instance of the gpvernof , who desif es to gret the matter be tot 4 the supreme court. Later ihey applied to Associate Justice Denmati, ol the supreme coUft, {or a writ of mandamus to secure a license. If Judge Dentnan refuses Writ of mandamus it Will be a ease of loggerheads between a supreme court associate justice and a chief justice of the criminal court of appeals, with the matter still undecided which opinion is most authoritative. It is • probable, however, that Judge Denman will ask the full supreme court to sit with him and hand down an opinion that will be binding for all time. AUSTIN, Texas, September 27, Governor Charles A. Culbersofl has issued a proclamation calling a special session of the legislature for October 1, that will pass a law that will knock the Cprbett-Mtzsimmons prize fight into a cocked hat. The governor issued the proclamation after a lengthy consultation with his cabinet, and gives as the reason for his action that in the present condition of the law, the fight managers are liable to pull off the fight while the courts are rowing over it. HAHD ON CAPITALISTS. Sensational Report of the Illinois Bateau. SPRINGFIELD, Ills., September 28.— The most sensational report ever issued by a state bureau has been inado public by the Illinois bureau of labor statistics. It charges that the great majority of the wealthy tax payers of Illinois and more especially of Chicago are perjurers; .that the assessors are guilty of malfeasance in office; that the present financial condition of Chicago is directly traceable to the corrupt system of taxation, and that the "deplorable condition of workingmen is due to the liberty destroying methods of taxation which prevail in Illinois." The report is made up of a mass of tables compiled from official reports' of assessors, banks, real estate transfers, the state board of. equalization and the various municipal departments to which the agents of the bureau had access. After, declaring •i!hat "it is the purpose of the report to expose existing methods of taxation in Illinois, with special reference to their effect upon the labor interests," the report proceeds to review the work of former bureaus. The stand is taken that it is idle to dwell upon the wages and condition of the average wage earners of the state. The bureau contends that their condition "is proved by evidence so clear and abundant that the completion of any further statistics merely to prove it would be wasted effort." AN AMERICAN IN PRISON. Story From Armenia -/Which Demands ail Investigation. LONDON, September 29.—The Morning Post prints a dispatch from Constantinople saying that an Armenian named Guedjian, who claimed to be a naturalized citizen of the United States, was recently sentenced at Aleppo for a long term of imprisonment on the charge of being an emissary of the revolutionists. The United States consul at Aleppo was not allowed to visit the prisoner, and Minister Terrill, upon learning this, informed the porte that such refusal could not be tolerated, and he demanded a stay of execution of the sentence until- it could be ascertained whether' Guedjian had forfeited the rights of protection by' the United States. The porte eventually instructed the authorities at Aleppo to allow the consul to investigate the case ana visit the prisoner, HIS TITLE LAPSES. No Lieutenant General After This Pate, WASHINGTON, D. C,, September 30. — The official life of a gallant o!4 ivarripr has just expired. By reaspn of the fact that yesterday was the sixty- fourth anniversary of his birthi Ma^ov General John M, Schofield, "lieutenant general of the army," has been retired from fcctive servjoe, With General Schofield's retirement, the title "Ueu» tenant general of the array" dies. Ho has only held this oflicial title since February last, when he was nominated to it by the president with j&n act passed by the last Hisfprme'r title was * 'major cpmiaanding the army," wijlbold that rank 1 a^4 title congress, if i lieutenant gepprflt* h}m ii 'Blr, t «fifi»suithouth it mtttef ially.ff m the tfee tttam la ail ettiifities. It is & Metsan s of fat hogs, itt Mt. Mb> be* ei droves have been extefL. The cholera is raging south and' df Eureka, Ih the vicinity at least one-half of the already lo&erS of from onfe4hW W oBe'half of their hogs, la the victor* of Kafcpa 206 bogs have died out R total of 326. In most instances vious to the breaking out of eafee the animals have been afflicted with a louse-like parasite, to whose presence many ascribe the disease. The animals swell up, ftnd itt Som cases their sides burst open. The swelling of the ears is especially cha*- acteristic of the disease. JAPANESE CHOLERA. Etnprcgs of India Brln*. ft,. ports tt , Epidemic 1« lMmH,| sh | n(f( ° VANCOUVER, September 27 —The steamship, Empress of India, has ar* rived item Yokohama. Advices bv mail frpm Japan indicate a decrease in the number of cases of cholera, the number of new cases in Toldo having decreased from 40,.to 60 daily to onlv 19. Before the ship sailed from Yokohama the disease had almost disappeared, and mariners are now freely allowed ashore there. A Foo Chow correspondent of the China Mail states that upwards of one hundred persons have been arrested for complicity i n the Ku Cheng massacre, including the leader of the vegetarians and his two' 1 chief lieutenants, for whom a reward of $900 had been offered. The trials are proceeding slowly, but out of the twenty-seven who have been trieil, twenty-three have been convicted. INDIAN PIQHT ON. KUloa In Several Indians and Whites' Mexico. HKBMOSILT.O, Mexico, September 27.—• Information has reached here of a fight between a scouting party of ranchmen and a band, of twenty Yaqui Indians in.the mountains southeast of Hermosillo. The Indians have been making attacks upon the ranches of the stockmen and had burned a number of ranch buildings and had driven off several hundred head .of stock. The ranchmen organized a party and went in pursuit and came upon them in the mountains. , They fired upon the Indians and the. latter stood their ground. The battle was a hand to hand conflict and re- , suited in the killing of five Indians and the wounding of several others. Three ranchmen were killed and five wounded. / • •' •• '•••• -' '•'• SIX MINERS SUFFOCATED. Torrlflo Explosion In a Leadvlllo MIn8 Ends lu Fatality. LEADVIIXE, Col;, Septembers?.—The worst accident that ever occurred in ;his camp happened at the Belgian mine, resulting in the death of six miners and injuring four others. The, men were working in a drift and. elope about ten feet above the lower levels where fifty pounds of powder had been stored. Five or ten pounds of this was .n an oil can warming with lighted snuffers under it. This, it seems, is ;he usual method of jvarming powder. In some manner it exploded and the concussion set off the remaining powder. This terrific shock caused the. dirt to block the slope and the men , could not get .out and six of them slowly suffocated. IRISH NATIONAL ALLIANCE, STew Organization Given Life at Chicago. CUIOAOO, September 37,— Representatives from all over America have oeen in session here at a convention lalled to organize a new organization for tho relief of Ireland. It was organised under the name of the Irish. National Alliance, and declares as its object the securing of the independence of Ireland by any means within its ppwer consistent with the laws and usages of civilized nations. ' A deola* ration, of principles 'was adopted and the formation of military companies is recommended. • France and LEIPSIG, September 38,—The Zeitung says that as a. result of the arrest of a Frenchman a^ct a German. WQjna.n ut'Cologne, four Germans have been arrested at -Esses, Mftdgebwrg" an4 Berlin,' &1V : connected with ft n , extensive system pf espionage pro- m9ted by tlje French with the object of obtaining drawings of the defense wpyk, Bible f or Qvllty of YQBK, September 88.-™TJ»e peered jndietmenfa fftr }n the second, m en who are held f the weft-

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