The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 20, 1895 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 20, 1895
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liSte dbd stole "eftsn,", la .— , —~—~ -— ___ t — e . jbf retitj had |[ v^ 1 unfitft&tastt, tb, build a .cablft dfi &' t gffl through, tfce / efljaifted hiin. -He had ignored the Injunction, ; - &fid jrtfhea the dfnfcefs appealed tdsei-ve ' ':til6 fcliaehnteiit £df bdnteteptj Thdiaas, -JfiSane with rag e. attacked them with ;'/* hatchet and carving knife. Then •^followed a desperate struggle in the ~>little cabin. Raesle leaped at the 'madman's throat, while the deputy sheriff -seized the arm bearing the \ .hatchet. Both officers were cut, but ', Raesle renewed the attack, and after ' Deceiving a slash on the ja%v, hammered 1 _Thomas into helplessness. The court turned the prisoner over to the cdm* 'missioned of insanity. DEARLY BUfiNED TO DEATH. , tollly Miller, of tfort Dodge, Has n Narrow 1 ' Escape From Death. • FotoT BODGE, November 15.—Billy •Miller is a clerk in Mulroney Bros.' store and was engaged,in cleaning out ' an old kerosene tank. ' The tank had not been used for some time, and Billy, < * with a bundle to assist him in seeing, , ' opened the tank, and while bending f \over' the opening the escaping gas ', ignited from the candle and an explosion followed. The unfortunate young '" jman was blown a considerable distance and was injured by the fall, as well as being frightfully burned. His face and left hand caught the bulk of the flames , and the left hand was burned so that ' the skin was nearly all off. lie was taken into Sackett & Haire's drug " store and his injuries dressed and the pain' 1 in part relieved. It is difficult at present to tell' the full extent of the ' injuries received, but it is safe to say that his face will be badly scarred. - SLAUGHTERING THE FISH. ' 'A Party .Near Burlington Defying the , BUBUNGTON, November 16.—A party x of fishermen living in a ' cabin boat at ;the head of Otter island is openly de' lying the state laws by seining fish in Iowa ,waters. < In addition to the usual paraphernalia of the fisherman, they 'possess^ a new 'device known as a ^'skimmer," by the use* of which the capture of the finny tribe is inevitable. 'Thisl latest acquisition consists of a seine of enormous proportions, its depth being sufficient to' touch the bottom of . any Jake or stream in which it is used, and when pulled through a lake it is safe to predict that the unsuspecting • angler's fond anticipations will not materialise. MOTORMAN HELD *UP. 5% > ,,*„ IT"-- But the Would-be Highwayman Didn't *< «- • Get a pent. DUBIJQUE, November 16.—John Prindle, a motorman for the Light and Traction company, was running on 'the Linwood line when, between 8 and 8 o'clock p. m.. as he was switching his trolley preparatory to making his re•turn trip to the main line, a stranger "stepped up to him and asked him how he was fixed, Prindle said he did not ''cpmprehend. The f ell ow> then shoved , a revolver into his face and tojd him to j shell out all the available cash on • hand. Fortunately Prindle had not a cent on bis person and the disgusted highwayman disappeared inthegloom. ' V f~—H ' 1 POCTOR COMMITTED SUICIDE, >1 irniri.^-,.... ,_.j A Davenport rjiysleiiiu Killed Himself ' Before Witnesses, ^' "*'& *%''< '&< ',!' >Ar; . P-" s,iV', "•«" November 15,— Dp, Richard Pruessing, aged 55 years, took poison in th'p presence of < several' ' wit- hesses, telling them he had the stomach ,&chr and 1 was -taking • medicine, He a doctor could be , secured. act was wsgdfry poverty, Pajnage Suit, QvepjberlS.— As a r<3 ~ o.f charges made against W, I. t of, Waterloo, i» ft speech oppos- t assppiatipn, and 0, L, Wewfl hinges. ¥he explosien alsb . fthattef ed ' *tn6 » n65se. The , buffiarl afe ef the same gang, 6 p^ft-of Was feapttired fecefitly, find dfae efwhtfeh, was killed by Ihe sheriff ef \Vaslliagtbtt edunty at Washington! A j>6lise Is 'ftftei* the men. > AT Big Jbtittaber Vftfd ftnd Othef _j^ w ep IWJB «bDfiwi at wfc ^M^m^vtibfteiklms » f ~~^fM^''^w W f % Ndvembef I 1 ?.— The J. W. Larltnore lumbeV yard and the 1. S. Bower bins and buildings Were destroyed by fire about 4 o'clock a. m. The loss is almost total, and will possibly reach 830,000. There Was a rea« sonablc amount of insurance on the property. The books of the lumber company were destroyed. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. BAD CENTERVILLE FAILURE. Merchandise firm of Merrltt Bros. Falls For 830,000. ' CENTEHVILLE, November 18.—Merritt Bros., one of the largest merchandising firms of the town, has made an assignment Liabilities so far foot up to nearly $35,000; assets unknown as yet. The Standard Coal Company is included in the wreck. Drink Made Him Insane. ' CI,IXTOJT, November 14.—Douglass Darling, a lawyer of Clinton, has been adjudged insane, by the commissioners and ordered taken to Independence for treatment. At one time ho was a promising young lawyer with a very bright future, but he became addicted to the habit of drink, which caused his downfall. He now thinks his father has robbed him and that all his friends are his enemies. Kali Spikes lie mo veil. DES MOINES, November 17.—Train No. 50, on the Northwestern road, was wrecked four miles north of Ames from the spikes having been pulled out of the rails at the north end of a small bridge, Mrs. John Oswell, of Story City, was injured in the side, and Conductor I. R. Dayton, of Des Moines, had his collar bone broken. I'lre at Calliope. CALLIOPE, November 17.—This place has been visited by two severe fires. The steam roller mill was burned at a loss of $12,000; insurance $4,000. Later a large elevator containing 10,000 bushels of grain was destroyed, and the 'Milwaukee depot went with it. Killed by a Derrick. DUHUQUE, November 10,—John Sullivan, a teamster engaged in hauling rock'for' the new Methodist church of Dubuque, was fatally injured this afternoon by the falling of a derrick, xvhile unloading his wagon. Prices Advanced. CENTER vii.i.E, November 10.—The coal operators in this district have advanced the price of mining.-from 90 cents to $1.00 per ton. It is the result of a scarcity of miners. Found Guilty. DES MOINKS, November 18.—In the federal court Charles H. Dale, a reporter of the Ottumwa Courier, was found guiltj' of impersonating an officer. CONDENSED ITEMS. ' In accordance with the custom, Gov. Jackson has issued his proclamation naming Thursday, November 28, as a day of thanksgiving and prayer. At Panora a few mornings since fire destroyed three business houses occupied by C, A. Baughrnan, harness and buggies; Jennings and Nichols, furniture, and Kramer and Butler, .general merehapdise. How the fire originated is not known, The loss will amount to about $10,000, A Des Moines dispatch says Governor Jacksop has suspended tiio six months' sentence of John Schaffer to .the penitentiary for grave robbing, pending an appeal for pardon- Schaffer's frjerids are" urgent in his behalf, claira- ingj althpugh he was present at the robbery, h v p supposed Overtop had a permit, and that it will work a great injus^ce. * to send bjrn tp the pen- itentii^y 1 ^ 608 ^ 0 of a technicality pf the lawi t;edtj.r ' Rapids dispatch: When thej Hovers filed their petition in district court' fop a change Pf ''v a;j ItJje Cftspjiftoni^epted with, tlie f 1H6U *of> tlie' ? ^pT*-T r """* Pif? w"'*^* N "• ;*'2 iJ ,~-r*"i^~"^'«i J ^^^r-lts "f,1 L "? t ,fQ.^y^,-^ ^^e lm«4 jPkftfffdW ^^s^i^!!i ^K^ te'*%v*&y?l& ei of ffcs^ tftfif5sacfM Is It is elurft* that ii the, paw* 6rS Waste additional time in negotiations the need lot these negdtiatiohs Will be passed. 1* the i-umof S Shdilld be doHn^med that tfretich and American missionaries have been injured iti any of these outrages it 16 believed these powers Will no longer confine themselves td protests. The American fleet, 1 it is believed, is only too anxidlis t6 ednimence active operations. It is generally agreed that the end is hot far distant. Bsstlft, Ndvetnber 14,—"A dispatch to the Cologne Gazette from its correspondent in Constantinople says that all ot the Christian and American teachers between Erzeroum and Treb- izonde have been massacred. NAPLES, November 15.—The Italian squadron, ordered to co-operate with the British squadron in Turkish waters, has left for the east. St. PETERSBURG, November IS.—Five Russian war ships have been ordered to start immediately for the Mediterranean to join the proposed naval demonstration against Turkey in favor dt the Armenians. LONDON, November 16.—A dispatch to the Daily News from Constantinople says that a careful estimate makes the total number of persons killed outright in the massacres 15,000, and it is probable that 30,000 will die/of starvation during the coming semester. It cannot be realized in Europe how awful is the situation. "A member of the diplomatic corps," a correspondent of the Standard says, "remarked to me that wherever foreign ambassadors had established consuls, the allegation that the Armenians had commenced the disorders had been disproved. Much can be done v to stop the massacres and it is believed that the sultan now recognizes that he must do something." CONSTANTINOPLE, November 16. —The sultan has again snubbed Great Britain by reinstating three prison officials at Moosh. dismissed on demand of the British ambassador. JGreat Britain has demanded that they be again dismissed. CONSTANTINOPLE, November 17.—It is asserted that the reserves recently called out by the Turkish government, ostensibly for the purpose of restoring order in Asia Minor, are reajly being prepared for participation in the European war which the sultan and his ministers believe to be -inevitable. WASHINGTON, November 18.—A i Constantinople cablegram from United States Minister Terrell confirms a 'report of the massacre of 800 persons by the Turks, at Kharput, and the destruction of a large amount of American mission property.' The scene of the massacre is far inland, beyond the reach of a man-of-war, which would be obliged tp pass through the Dardanelles into tlie Black sea to approach even the neighboring coast. THIRTY FELL TO THEIR DEATH. Awful Street Car Catastrophe at Cleveland, Ohio. CLKVKLAND, November 18,—A heavy electric motor car, carrying 'thirty passengers, went through the draw of the central viaduct and dropped 101 feet to the river below, and every pafasenger was killed. The central viaduct is a huge stilt bridge, 3,000 feet long, made of iron. It connects the south side with the business center of the city. Directly over the river is a draw bridge of the pivot swinging pattern, and this is 101 feet above the surface of the water, Tlie south side street i-ailway passes over the bridge. The accident appears to have been the fault of the motorman and conductor. The draw was, open, the red Jights were up, and the gate was closed, but the car crashed through the gate and over the precipice. The motorroan jumped and was saved, but the conductor went down to death with the passengers. FORTY-EICHT DROWNED. Steam launch 'Belonging; to Sunk ip tfnpanexe Waters. LONDON, •' November 16, T-The admiralty has received confirmation of a dispatch fvoro Shanghai saying that the launch of the British, cruiser Ed> gar had been sunk, with, a lass of for' ty-ojght Jives, Tlie disaster occurred ofjp Nj»|ps»ki, and the bPftt cpptaiqed fprty-e^ght marines, The JJritis.h steamer Lep, from Odessa fpv Cpuenliagep, has foundered off the coast of Denmark^ Fifteen Put pf twpnty'QBfj perspps «p board were ' * Yaw, J?wem,her IS.^Tfte Jonr* ' aft? wtfs bf&iigfaiy his hdfflgit m late hbftf > The bddy had beea fuh 6f sip by a Michigftrt CetJtFal train thfeS miles Iftini Lt^ef.- , tt is believed that.Mf . Beechef Was fntifdefed and robbed and the feddy laid ott the ti-aek to cdver ti|i the erittie. His Watch, shoes, and $SO, the cdnteata of his puge, at-e missing, Ail HUBS)* fialli the Advent of tiie tittle Ohe. ST. PETERSBURG, November 10<-^-A daughter has been .born to the czar and czarina. Court physicians in attendance at the accouChment of the czarina report the child to be a hand* some girl, and they add that the mother is rapidly recovering. Services connected with the birth of the infant were held in accordance with the rites of the orthodox Greek church. The baby has been named Olga. LORA BOBS UP AGAIN. She Sties an Insurance Company et til. for 860,000 for Causing Her Arrest. ST. PAUL, November Ifi.— The papers in the damage suit of Lora M, Perkins against the fidelity and Casualty Life Insurance company, of New York, have been filed with State Insurance Commissioner Smith. She asks for $50,000 damages, on allegations to the effect that the company, through its agent, W. N. Todd, of St. Paul, caused her arrest on the charp-o of having murdered Mrs. Hawkins. f CUBA. MEXICO CITY, November 17.—A prominent Spaniard says Spain will throw Cuba into the hands of -England, conceding to England ostensible possession for a number of years until England collects the sum of money whichis due her from Spain for advances made to carry on the war with Cuba, before she will concede Cuban independence or permit the island to come under a United States protectorate or rule. JAPAN'S~PLANS FOR THE NAVY. Japan Will Spend 8!iOO,000,OOO on War Ships. SAN FRANCISCO, November 15.—Although Japanese officials have denied that:the mikudo will spend $200,000,000 in war ships, it is reported by advices by the steamer Coptic that ten vessels are to be built abroad, and that possibly the orders for them will be equally divided among the ship builders of England, Prance, Germany, Italy and the United States. Held For Murder. pnicAGO, November 18.—Eight private detectives have been held for the murder of a young man named White, who was killed by one of them while in search of his brother. Author of "America" Dead. BOSTON, November 18.—Rev, S. F. Smith, author of "America," dropped dead at the New England depot Saturday night. Carried Ohio Ity 92,138. COLUMBUS, November 18.—Tlie plurality for Asa Bushnell, candidate for governor on the republican ticket, is 93,138. • BRIEF ITEMS. At Louisville a few days apo Otto Zeigler lowered the mile open, class B, bicycle, record to 1:53 3-5, Three ironclads have been dispatched from Athens to Constantinople They are prepared for action if necessary. The Washington Post says that Secretary Carlisle may be appointed to the supreme court bench to succeed the late Justice Jackson. .Official advices state that the Armenians at Zeitoun are in rebellion and have killed thirty-five Musselmens and carried off the arms and cattle of the people of that neighborhood, At Grenada, Mex,, recently a school building, in which' over ope hundred school children were present at their studies, was destroyed by fire. A panic seized the young people, and despite ha r d work on the part of the teachers and others who came to the rescue, forty of the children were burned to death. The express, office at the Santa Fe depot at Colorado Springs vyns robbed a few -nights ago of $20,000, Immediately after the departure pf the night express at 9:43, fieorge Jvroijt, express agent, stepped from the platform into the pffjce and was confronted by two masked men. who levelled their revolvers and ordered him tp oppn the safe 1 This 'ho, did, and they helped them- s.ejves to two, packages of , money con^ $!5,QOO,and $Uf,p(lQ respectively J ~ 'UoU'" 9foap ( & ,The money pj}Slgnndpn'$ pf |50,099 sen/ $«n^pyer to ^nn^fireek, $9 ^. Wfri«4w;<rfiS^l*'w» i» tJ?e' «»<0. m all beiettsi ft'gftt of tJnittd States^ Md 'Ihftt «v?Sthifl la7di?ttfaM6fiU* Se l ctl!'8d pFogfafii td be the afafiexationistfe during the conilBg 1 v^lhl*^ The fesalstiati will be intredaeed either in the h6Use ot thfi senatt k^u^stihg- the pWsidefit to negotiate a tfeaty of annexation with the government ol Hawaii, ¥his resblutiofl will have the satieties oi the president ef the Hawaiian republic and ti the new Hawaiian ttinistef id this capital, M?. Hatch, whe has just arrived itt Stttt fflinclsco en,route td Washington. Still tnbfe ifflpdt-tant, it will have the approval of President Cleveland. The resolution, as introduced or amended, Will provide that if the president Concurs and the govern* ttient of Hawaii approves, the question shall be submitted to the people of the islands, who will vote on the proposition. THE GOULDS MUST PAY TAXES. The New York Supreme Court Decide* Aguluftt .Toy's Helm. NEW YORK, November 17.—The supreme court has decided that the heirs of Jay Gould must pay taxes on $10,000,000 of persona,! property, the valuation on which the tax .commissioners based their assessment, (ieo. J. Uould and the other executors of the estate applied for a writ of certiorari 'against the commissioners that their action might be reviewed by the court, claiming that the assessment was made January 9, 1893, and that they did not have the property in their possession at the time, as the will was not probated until two days afterward. The general term dismissed the application for a writ, the Goulds appealed and the supreme court dismissed the appeal, thus Sustaining the lower court. BRAZIL'S MONARCHIAL PARTY. .Twenty-seven of Its Officers Are Executed. Rio JANERIO, November'15.—Persons just arrived from Nichtero3 r announce the shooting there of twenty-seven political prisoners, among whom there were two colonels. This has caused the greatest excitement in all circles and nothing else is talked of. The executed men are known 'to have been in sympathy with the monarchial cause, which daily is, gaining ground. It is stated that many of the officers of the army now operating in the south against the rebellion also favor it. It is stated also that both England' and 1 Germany will favor the movement, and the plan is to place a German prince on the throne of Brazil, probably Prince Henry, of Prussia. "MESSIAH" DISAPPEARS. Denver Wild Over the Disappearance of Schlatter. DENVKR, November 15.—-"Messiah" Schlatter has disappeared. When a member of the Fox family went to call him for breakfast he had mysteriously departed and left this note behind: "Mr. Fox, my mission is finished. The Father takes mo away. F. Schlatter." Schlatter has been effecting some wonderful cures and the crowds who have come to receive the healing touch have been growing larger and larger, until thousands have been in line every day. Schlatter was a witness in the case against some "blessed" handkerchief fakirs, and the commissioner has issued a subpoena for his arrest. He took no money with him. , j FREE COINAGE CONVENTION. , «? 57m?.7,7ifivra. <",FZ f^sr n ?ww t ,BWJWT &Wf^'^ ^HflS^itf^gfT"^ ,^K6i'^f^*jJ l vf^'^$ < j$^^&!$!&' : , i J^tiS&$fi&$$ ffi^^^^ m ?/ A Conference at Washington \Vlll Arrow go for One, / WAPnrxm'ow, November J7.,—-The executive committee of the American Birnetiillic Ijcague unanimously adopted a resolution accepting the invitation of the national silver committee of Chicago in'c&lling a conference of those who believe in the free coinage of gold and silver at 16 to 1, independently of any other countries, to meet at Washington on January 83, 1808, for the purpose of arranging for a t national convention. By the terms of. the resolution ench organization is to be equally represented, neither to have than twenty-five representatives, G«e» tcTTuU, November 10. "The ilistrict cpurt of appeals has gopfirmed the decisio^ ot-Judge Corl]ss ip ftp, pase pf $OH)'y Hpwgme, charged with forgery, Howtraj/e was sentenced tp four years an, each of two cou'nts. Howgate has surrendered/ himself and is BOW ip pjiarge of the pwh., An for parkin wJU fee. j »*, Ifljfiddfl cUblg i&m t \in' sdln tirifi di tli8 etcTlgat!6n s ' s^etigh'^JI a fstnsrn lional plftfi bf dpefaH8nS tt BoSnia, whiefa ddttntrJC ftlvW'^ readiest access td tne he«#t e!"" Austria, it says, could throw 100,000 men ifitd'Ma€6cl8fifi who could Inarch bH td Saldfilctt'" undefended llhe. Gf-eatBfi«tin^ in the wofk would bg «6fflffla'adiil|| s§aldn<ca by the sea, a«d .jdifttiy wltti; France -sending fleets'thf6ugh-'.Cii& fiafdanSlles to Cdnatafctlndple,. Russia would do-opefat6 ih Afti Though'tHe.cai't-ying out Of this pllfP would be taatajnount to the, dismeai*'"^ betment df' the Turkish empife, tni| Spectator proceeds td say that EuroJJe%f s gigantic armament could not be better employed than in restoring the east tttt; the dbminion of civilization. The work, it says, could be accomplished within a year, and 30,000,000 .1 ' ' would be finally delivered from destructive horde, which, since it cameK'»\i out of Mongolia, has ever proved the< most brutal influence in the world. The article concludes WithtHs' declaration that the achievement would be well worth a certain war, for* to do the Ottomans justice, they are capable of facing the whole world in arms before submitting. But it is the«. only chance. When the leading unionist organ writes this, it is evident that the reign of the Turks in Eurdpe is obviously closing. < , , SOCIETY DUDES FIOHT A DUEL. & ,( *tt' :%; ^.r New York Young Men Bottle a Controversy f With Pistols, „ =•' \ NEW YOIJK, November 15.—Warren „ Ralph e McVeigh and Paul Tupper ' Wilkes fought a duel with revolvers at' . short distance on the Palisades at Fort „ Lee. They were seconded by Robert^' Ratcliffe Owens and Prank Butler. Both men were wounded. The four * young men engaged in the affair of * honor are well known locally, while three of them enjoy reputations that l t might almost be called national." Me Veiph is a newspaper man, a writer^o! short stories and a leading member of southern society, x Wilkes is famous f throughout the west as the slayer of Georpre Shepard, one of the leaders pf i ",-•' the Riel rebellion. The wounds re- '•'$ ceived by the two contestants were not ^ serious. The firing of all the cartridges '-,~?/L and no actual injuries Deceived termi- <V**f|| nated the* duel, according to arrange- x ''*'>•$& •nents made at the start. Corbett-Fltzsimmous. -Er, PASO, Tex., November 10.—Dat Stewart says he has found a battlefield for Corbett and Fitzsimmons and will give the principals $20,000 for a fight. If he fails to bring it off they can, have the $20,000 as a forfeit. NEW YOUK, -November 10.—Regard-- ing Dan Stuart's proposition to give a $20,000 purse for a fight between 1 ' Corbett and Fitzsimmons at .luarez, Mex., the former says: "I have nothing to say. Fitzsimmons had an 1 opportunity to fight me and ,failed to take advantage of it. I have retired from the ring and turned the championship over to Mr. Maher, whom 'I consider quite capable of defending it' successfully against all comers," ' ' j China ^and Germany, SHANGHAI, November 10,—It is pos* ! itively stated that Chmq, has agreed- that Germany may occupy the island' near the entrance to the port of Amoy/ to establish a navy yard and eoal'-«fc;| depot. It is feared that this win\^ result in international comp^cations,v|i|i as France and Russia are certain toVjffi seek similar privileges. ' 'f '"" ' Gold, Reserve ' • WASHINGTPN, November 10,—Th*: withdrawal of $1,25^,000 in g9ld for," export from the sub-treasury ${. New 1 York leaves the true amount pf till,' gold reserve at $90,491,517, /" IOWA PATENT OFFICE REPORT.. -rrr- , ,. '?''Vg DBS , MOJNES, November-* 11,— FdvirV Y A?|! teen United States patents were isw'ed'V*-' to Iowa inventors last week, as foil To F, A, Allen, pi Cedar Rapids,,; lubricant! to J, H, Antrpbus,. Ottumwa, for a poultry era to; J' Bfiker, of Muscatine, for a'machin 1 cleaning and scalding- tomatpe'^ I, Pergroann, of 'Fort Madispn, penholder; to. W, Britton and \,--. Button, of Boono, for a diaphragm /j locomotive boilers; to L. W, B1H ,Anainosa, for a sheaf carrier; tp " of Cedar Rapids, fora M fw J yftlu&b.Jg inf grafttfcm ft^Qwi

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