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At'k Boilfe', a s*it6htaMi JteWft tefltfai y%*idSjhad at bskaitfesa that tatiott wad ttt the district court at Avoea, "Tip" ^vas f ottfad gttilty df assault toitH eommlt great bodily injury. Me assaulted Pension Commissioner fifowa. AflKAttE beam broke nearMoltgona, btt the Northwestern road, and tile train of about sixty cafs fra& badly Wrecked. Brakeman Grim was prob bt)ly fatally injured. T^HS Cedai' Rapids Republican makes official announcement that Judge Roth* frock Will Hot accept denomination to the supreme court, but that he will retire at the close of his present term. . Fmfc at Preston destroyed Rodewald' a general store, Pollan's store, Bartholomew's bank and the opera house and damaged Jttfakin & Co.'s drug store and Berteliser's hotel, the total loss reaching almost $40,000. THE democratic state central committee met at DCS Homes and decided to hold a convention at Dubuque on May 20 for the choice of delegates to the democratic national convention, and the regular annual state convention at Ottumwa on August 14. Siionri/r after the high school at Muscatine was called to order after noon a fewldays ago,, ;flre was discovered in the -roof and the building Was completely 5 destroyed. The children were marched out in good order and no one was injured. Loss, 825,000; insurance, 812,000. ' A JUBV in the district court of Clinton county awarded Mrs. Henry Jackson $1,400 damages against one Hilderbrandt, a saloonkeeper. He sold her husband liquor after being notified not to do so, and then Jackson became inebriated and was drowned in crossing theMississippi river as a conseqiiencc. Mrs. Jackson sued for $11.500. FBANK KBEJI, living three miles west of .Morning Sun, committed suicide by- taking' strychnine. He left a letter, stating where , he was to be buried, naming his pallbearers, and also chose a minister to conduct the funeral service. This young man was about twenty, years old, and leaves a bride of only a few months to mourn his loss. TJie cause of this rash act was alleged trouble -ivitlrhis father over some land. A DISPATCH from Boone says: Scarlet fever and diphtheria are epidemic at Grand Junction and the schools have been closed. A great many cases are reported throughout central Iowa towns, especially scarlet fever, and it is feared that other towns may have to follow the example of Grand Jtinc- tion and close the schools and forbid further gatherings. Uoone has a few cases of scarlet fever, but they, arc not of the malignant type. A. R. CirAMnKBijAix, an old resident of State Center, committed suicide. The deed was committed at his home. Mr. Chamberlain had been sick for some time, but seemed better on the day of his death, and gave no intimation that he was contemplating self-destruction. At noon, however, he stepped quietly to the bed room, took a revolver from a shelf and sent a bullet into his brain. The ball entered at the temple. Chamberlain died in half an hour. He was about 75 years old. An aged wife •urvives him. CASHIER A. E. THOMPSON, of the Maurice State Bank, which recently passed into a receiver's hands, has been arrested on a charge of f orgei-y preferred by Bank Examiner Bennett. On examining the bank last December, Bennett listed $7,808 of notes, which were found to have disappeared when the receiver took charge. In their place -yvas Thompson's note for a like' amount. Bennett suspects the originals were forged and that Thompson destroyed them and substituted his own when failure became inevitable, AT Des Moines a few days ago the bjiggagemaster at the Rock Island depot found blood coming from one of two zinc Covered trunks which had just Arrived from' Counpil. Bluffs. • The police were &t once notified and wtitch •was kept -until an expressman -called f bv the 1 Drunks. The detectives followed him to the Prake' Med f icfvl college, they arrested a roan who hud been following the wagon, und who gave his name ps J, Smith, The trunks were taken £o the morgqe, and being opened were found to the bodies of a/ man aged about 45 and a wom^s aged about 35. • Ifyrthep investigation disclosed the , fact',that they 1$4 been stolen from after having Ilelin, ta set* Shelter ffotn 'flotitbrs Wte he claimed *eT6 abtfttt, te dlsiteet Kith alive At &. fftfigis* Ho^ttftt' m hftd ttftped f*btfi h!s seeofid ltdfy wlttdo^, ftnd fan ift his stocking-ieet ore¥ sfedw lihd k« one- iotirtn oi a Jfille to" the station. It was hegfettHtt? to ticHUtt d<3P»ttwlietic6li* fified in the hospital *g&\n. He claims to be a cignrmake* frota Omaha, Neb. His name is Speilmati, A wAniiAfcf iirts '.been sworn ottt at Creston foi* the arrest of J. B. Lewis. Lewis has been employed in R. B. Johnson's second stote repairing watches, attd has of late beeft giveti permission by the proprietor to take watches and sell them, thereby shctlr- ing a commission. Lewis has heretofore been hottest in his transactions, but a few days ago he left the city, taking With him thirteen gold Watches and three silver ones, and eight 'gold and silver watches and atruniGer of chains belonging to Jacob Shoemaker. The value of the goods amounts to about $400. FIBB started in Flickinger's corner restaurant at Mt, Pleasant, and spread fast, burning the corner restaurant, Hutson's millinery store, Drege's barber shop, Session's notary office and llitndall Bros.' meat market before it was under the control of the fire com* pany. The cause of the fire as yet is unknown, but it is supposed to have been set by incendiaries. The value of the property burned is as follows; Rood & Kepler, four story building, $3,000; Rundal Bros.' store and stock,' S'/OO; Mrs. Flickinger's stock, $250; Mis. Hutson's stock, $150. Sessions and Dedgd saved all their stock. AT a revival at Cedar Rapids Mose Trestdale, of Kenosha, Wls., was converted and confessed to the murder of AVm. Sheldon at Leadvllle, September 1, 1890. The Colorado authorities have been notified and the man detaiued. He .gave the full details of the crime and'dcclared his desire to atone for it. It is believed tha.t the man is insane rather than criminal. He is being held, however, pending word from the Colorado officials notified. The town a fever of excitement over the results of the revival meeting in other directions and the revelations of this man have added materially to the fiarne, A JEFFERSON dispatch says; : George Fleck, the 17-year-old boy who assisted lis father in the terrible fight near Paton .three, weeks ago with the Brown 'amily, has recovered sufficiently from the shot received in the back to be noved, and is now in jail with his 'o-ther. The boy tells a pitiful'story 'hat makes his father's villainy stand out the plainer. George says that ho lidn't want to accompany his father on the murderous errand, but that his 'ather drove him to it with threats. The boy was lame and tried to beg off, >ut the father was obdurate and compelled' him to get out the horse and coino horseback. When nearly to the Brown home George again protested vnd tried to induce his father to turn jack, but without avail. The old man iad a shotgun and he looked threaten- ngly at his son, and the attack was made. After the fight had begun, the soy fought like a tiger. The elder Tleck, ,who was so terribly battered torn about the head and face, has nearly recovered, but will always carry uglj' scars as reminders of that night's work, The elder Brown has also recovered and young John Brown, vho, it was thought, could not possibly iurvive, is slowly improving and will probably get well. The trial comes off it the term of court which convenes early in March. IN THE case of the state vs. L. P. ililler, in which a jxii'y returned a vor- lict finding the defendant guilty of lolating the liquor laws, Judge lolmes of the Polk counsy court in'in- tructing the jury, made a ruling that vill be of general interest, ' The mulct prohibits the sale of liquors to ol M&ssa- ehtiftettS, died !fi Springfield oft the S2d, 1* is said Gfenferal Garrison has declined to gd tb St. jjotiis as ft delegate to the batioaai convention. i TfiBOiJoBfi, t)tfftRAS(T Was to have been .executed at ^ah Francisco on the 21st jfof the murder of Blanche Lamoint, but ft Despite of twenty days was granted. At A mask ball at the Artists club at Lisbon fire broke out and great loss of life occurred, At last reports forty bodies had beeti recovered from the debris. EtooAn WILSON (Btti,) NYB died at his home near AsheVille, tf. C.\ on the 22di ' He had received a stroke of paralysis ten days previous and at no timd Since bad there been any hope that lie Would recover. Tins Leeds Mercury says that the engagement of William Waldorf Astor and Lady Randolph Churchill, formerly Miss Jennie Jerome, of New York, will shortly be announced. Mrs. Astor died December 22, 1894, and Lord Randolph Churchill died January 24, 1895. IT is reported that the German emperor 'was so disgusted with the criticisms of the English press upon his message to President Krueger congratulating the latter upon his having suppressed Dr. Jamieson and his raiders, that he has expressed his determination not to visit England this year Under any circumstances. A DISPATCH from St. Petersburg says: The young king of Corea has arrived here with the object of seeking the protection of Russia for his country. His visit is kept a profound secret. Those who have been let into a knowledge of his presence here look iipon the news a's of high importance in connection with Russia's eastern policy. GEN. WEYI.ER, captain general of Cuba, announces that he will pardon those insurgents who will surrender at once to the goverment officials. If those who surrender are found armed a second or third time, he gives warning in his statement, just issued, they will be subject to proceedings which may result in their being punished for , a 'capital offense. A OAS explosion occurred in the Vulcan mine at Newcastle, Col., one day last week when there were between fifty and sixty men in the mine at work. At the shaft mouth a hole 100 feet square was blown out. Every man 5n the mine perished,, as it was utterly impossible lor them to exist in the mine after the explosion on account of the condition of the air, the fans being wrecked. At last accounts nil of the bodies had not been recovered, but it is certain that about fifty-five were killed. PBOF. LENSCIIJIEH, of the California State University, of Oakland, has completed calculations of the orbit of the new comet discovered by Astronomer Perrine, of the Lick observatory, a few days ago. The stranger in the heavens is only 40,000,000 miles away from the earth and is coming toward the earth at the rate of 1,000,000 miles a day, Prof. Lenschmer says, however, that there is no cause for alarm. He has figured out that the comet \Vill take a new tack about March 1 and sheer off from the earth. 91MERAMEWS ITEMS _ ,1* fs ft*&e«e4 Ifcat tt* TriSfravaal JOHAJWSSBTTHS, Transvaal 1 —Twenty tons of dynamite Which had been left standing exposed to the sun and air for three days in the railroad yards at Viedendorp, exploded. the results afe appalling. A thousand persons are rendered homeless, more than a hundred were killed outright and between two and three hundred are dangerously and many others seriously injured. _ The explosion tore a hole in the ground 200 feet long, 80 feet wide and 30 feet deep. The ground for miles around was convulsed as if by an earthquake. Houses were wrecked and fell, and a mass of iron, earth, stone, wood and human remains Were hurled skyward; windows in almost every house were broken and people \vere blown through the air like straws before the wind. The whole neighborhood was literally torn to pieces. Almost everything within half a mile Was raised from the ground. All about are the blackened shapes of human remains, limbs, heads, trunks, scorched, torn victims, mostly Malays, Kaffirs and Chinamen, but a number of white people, including six gil'ls, were among the victims. JoiiANNKsnuno, February 22. — President Kruger and the chiefs of the several executive departments of _ the government of the South African republic made an inspection of the scene of the dynamite explosion at/ Vieclendorp, a suburb of this city, and visited many of the injured men, women and children in the hospitals. President Kruger, after viewing the scene of devastation, declared that the Netherlands railway company, on board of whose cars the dynamite exploded, would have to pa;y the amount of the damage done, which is calculated at $5,000,000, at least. The president was greatly affected by the scenes in the hospitals and elsewhere. FI^ZSIMMONS WON IT. NOtES. David Brant, city edlt&f of the C<Jdft* fcapids Gazette, nae been nominated by republicans of Marion, Iowa, t6 succeed Dr. McClelland, deceased, in the legis- ft Way'n6 county (tit.) republicans will hold their convention March 14 in Fair j field. Their centfat coinimttee passed resolutions indorsing Major McKinley for President, John R. Tanner for gov-- efilor and William fi. Mason for United States senator, Sixth Indiana district republicans will name a congressional candidate April 1 at Newcastle and will select na^ tlonai delegates the same day at Connersville. Montgomery county's republican cert* tral committee will meet in Hillsboro, 111., next Wednesday to fix the date for the county convention. The republican congressional convention for the fifteenth Illinois district Will be held at Bushnell April 24. Congressman B. F. Marsh will be renomi- nated without opposition. Secretary Hinrichson has granted to Illinois prohibitionists the use of representatives hall Wednesday, April 8, for their state convention. LASOI.EY-, Texas, February 22.— Peter Maher was knocked out by Bob Fitzsimmons in 1 the first ro und after one minute and thirty-five seconds of actual fighting. Fitzsimmons played the same old game he lias so' often played before, leading on his opponent until he had him where he wanted him, nfld then landed a lightning right 'hrvud swing on the ja\v, and it was over. It was the identical blow that knocked out Jim Hall in New Orleans. For the first part of the round, Maher had thp better of it. He led often and forced the fighting. In h is eagerness to get at Fitzsimmons, he committed a palpable foul during a clinch and was warned by Referee Siler tluit its repetition would cost him the fight. Maher f taught well, but he was no match for his opponent, w ho proved himself one of the craftiest men that ever stepped into a ring. Fitu is now, by Coi-bett's action in presenting the championship to Maher, the champion of the world, and after the fight was over, he declared through Julian his willingness to defend the championship against any and all coiners. The battle ground was a sandy fiat two miles below Langley on the Mexican side of the river. Corbett has challenged Fitzsimmons to fight anywhere for any amount. VENEZUELAN AGREEMENT. aw minors and says the saloonkeeper shall not permit .them to enter his place of )usiness. The evidence was to the effect that the son of a tailor on the East Side had entered the saloon on numerous occasions with a letter from his father directing the saloonkeeper to let him have beer in a pail. The old tailor went on the stand and testified that he had arranged with Miller for this, and that the boy went there at his direction and for the purpose of buying ^beer for him. Miller admitted having made sales to the boy, but claimed the right to do so with the parents' written consent. The court in instructing the jury directed it to rotur$ a verdict of guilty if it found the bpy had been permitted in the pl»ce arid ;had purchased liquors there. The, yerdict was fcmnd op this instruction, It is'claimed ,by the prosecuting attorney that under the, law 9 father is not guardian of his eon when it comes to permitting him to enter a s»' loon before he arrives ,&t'age, and that' every saloonkeeper Avlia "permits » minor to''ente/ih|8 place $f business is guilty ofjft>Matf TO w the' fa $PWl&*m °*« be^jertafned, 375, by various other <?thar City, wwty. FIRE started in J. Stetheiraov & Co.'s shirt waist factory and Van Zandt & Co.'s collar factory, situated in the pame building, at Troy, N. Y. There were 300 girls at work in the establishments. The flames spread so rapidly that the narrow stairway, which was the only exit outside of the fire escapes jn the rear, was almost cut off, and during the panic that followed five of the employes jumped from the windows, three of them to their deaths, and many others were injured. A large number of girls and women are missing and it is believed when the debris has been cleared away enough dead bodies will be found to make the list of fatalities reach a score. The number of injured runs high and many of them may die from their frightful injuries. A CAHI.EGHAM from Ambassador Eustis, at Paris, announcing that Waller, ex-consul to Madagascar, lias been released from prison. Eustis has been authorized to provide him transportation to the United States. Ho has been in prison nearly a. year and is entirely destitute. Tlio • authorities in Washington feel that they have reason to be gratified at the outcome of the case which as revealed by the cor respond' ence came nearer thao the public was a ware -at one time of leading to a severance of the diplomatic relations between the United Ktrttesund France. The point -at issue was, not whbthc.r Waller was guilty, but whether our government had the right to i«i>U>t on satisfying itself that justice had been done him, France submitted evMejut'e to the United State* authorities that satisfied them of WulJcr'v feoiilt, and hi« release was a great evidence ol the § ood feeling of France for the United tates. LONDON, Feln-uary 21.—English papers discredit the rumor that an actual agreement to submit the Venezuelan question to arbitration has been arrived at between the United States and Great Britain. At the same time there is a disposition to believe the United States will assist Great Britain in fixing- the basis of arbitration. The Westminster Gazette says it is in a position to state that Lord Roseberey actually invited negotiations with Washington for a permanent arbitration, -with the chief justices of the United States and England to decide the method of procedure in caso of a diplomatic hitch. CUBAN NEWS. The __ fl«ft fiction number ol the Jewetj* appear* $n March. Five systems of Jaw are in use In Ger» msmy; 18,000,000 people live under the code, «,000,000 under the Sax- 7,500,000 under the French code ,(W t m undttr IJieqwnnan com on code, the «jo4<sf uJ 2(i d form of America, heads tijo writh » wfyua HAVANA, February 21.—Gen, Linares met and attacked a force of the enemy commanded by Maceo near Chimbarazo, fifteen miles from Havana, driving them from the mountains, with a loss of fif te en killed and a number wounded. Later the general came across a force under Gomez, passing through a defile, and opened fire upon them, inflicting a loss of six killed and had twenty-seven wounded. At iGuanajales the insurgents commanded by Varona and Sotolongo and insurgents under Garcia and Accvedo were -routed by detachments of volunteers. Groat Strike In lierlln. Berlin, Feb. 24.—The tailors and seamstresses have held stormy meetings in different quarters of the city, which were attended by 15,000 -workers] and they have repudiated the agreed ment for an increase in pay made in their behalf, The great strike still continues. The Prussian government has been doing its utmost to effect an amicable agreement. The question will be discussed l» the reichstag soon on a question of the national liberals as to what legislative steps the allied governments Intena to take in order to protect the health and morality of the female hands of the clothing trades; and to prevent their belsg injured by the truck system, as their situation has become worse since the resolution p£ the relchstag Jn 1885 and the inquiries of the aBleg_ggyernroent8 tn 1887. The mandolin h just now one of the tavorjte WbtruinDnls of London con- ewss aiid drawing room entertain meats. MISCELLANEOUS, The Illinois state board of health has lissued certificates entitling to practice jmediclne and surgery in Illinois to E. J. Abbott and W. H. Clause, of Chicago; B. D. Jenkins, of Bushnell, 111., and B. H. Sheffield, of New York city. The executive committee of the iHter- Inatlonal League of Press Clubs has de- 'cided to hold the next convention at Buffalo, July 20. Clifton Wise, of Chicago, secured contracts for an electric railway to be constructed at Clarksville, Tenn., the plant to be completed by May 1. Farmers at Ramsey, 111., have discovered that the recent cold weather ;has injured wheat and fruit. x Superintendent Stanton, who has visited Central Mine, Mich., reports Superintendent Roberts very ill with appendicitis. School children at Piano, 111., Indulged in a street parade prior to the Washington birthday exercises in the Methodist church. . • Mrs. J. Besch, who was returned from the insane asylum at Anna about a month ago, has disappeared from Chrisman, 111. Bob Fitzsimmons won the championship of the world Friday afternoon in one minute and thirty-five seconds from Peter Maher in a twenty-four foot ring pitched on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande within sight of the Texas village of Langtry. Dun & Co.'s review of trade reports the business outlook as good, but while tnoney markets are growing easier as rapidly as could be expected, after the withdrawal'of over $70,000,000 from unemployed funds, the expected activity in commercial loans does not appear, as offerings are small. Bert Miller, of Elyria, Ohio, who lost an arm and sustained other injuries, has sued the Northern Ohio Railroad company for $15,000. The centennial commission of Cleveland, Ohio, has decided that the public observances shall begin July 22 and continue seven weeks. The Connable Fish company, of Chicago, has leased, with the privilege of buying, the plant of the;Arion Fish company, of Duluth, Minn. Company D, First regiment of Minnesota, gave an-exhibition drill in New Orleans and won much applause. Senator Burrows' bill providing that the secretary of the treasury shall con-, trol the use of the channel of St. Mary'ij river from Point Iroquois, on Lake Superior, to Point de Tour, on Lake Huron, has been favorably reported. Directors of the Western National Bank of New York have accepted tha resignation of President Brayton Ives, John E. Searles being elected to tha vacancy. The twenty-third annual meeting of the American Paper Manufacturers' association was held in New York, reports showing trade io be;in good condition, LATEST MARKET REPORTS. BAsUAtfieS! Guy Millef -was k!6ked by a . Portland, Ind.- Me died thf-eft later. Mathlas Schwalbach ef St. Wls., was killed by the cars. Mathey MOnifan, m inspector 6{ dredging at Milwaukee, was 1 dowii by a fuaaway faofse and injui-e'd, Hehfy Stevenson, manager of a „. factory at uniondale, Ind., was cms! to death by a foiling log. Dorothy Davis, to yeafs old, daugh of a Newtott, 111., farttef, while about a stove, was burned to John Peterson and his team of hoi wei-e killed by a Chicago and Nd... western train at a crossing near Boon Iowa. A Chicago ahd Northwestern train' going down hill from lioofie, ] broke, thirty cars were wrecked bfakeman M. P. Gflmm was killed, B. F. G-oodell, manager of the ton book bindery at Neenah, Wls., _.., on a stone walk, breaking his knee caj crippling him for life. John Kelly of Oconto, Wls., was killer by a failing tree. Six passengers In a street car at Jet. sey City, N. J., were hurt, one of the; fatally, by Colliding with an Erie tral FOREIGN. CHICAGO. Cattle—Com. to prime,., ?1,50 Hogs—all grades 3,90 Sbeep—All grades 1,90 Wheat—No. ?,.?,',,..",';... ".(54 Corn—N. o. 2. ; .;.-'.;.'; /f, Oats ...,...,;•.;.',>.... • .27 MB ,42 Eggs .,..15, •Potatoes , ,18 Butter ,,.., ,08 MILWAUKEE. Wheat—No. 2 spring ... .66 Corn—No, 3 ,.,,,, .,,,,., ,30 Oats-^-No. 2 white ,,.,.. ,20 Barley—No. 2 .,,,,,,.., .33 Rye—No, 1 ,, ,.- ,42 ' PEORIA. Rye—No. 2 .,,...", .'40 Corn—No. 3 ,..,,,,, 29 Outs—No, 2 ,.,,,' ' ,20' KANSAS CITY. Cattle—All grades ,,..,, 1,50 Hogti—All grades ,,.,.,, 340 '—All grades ..,,,, ,3.50 ©4.75 @4,25 @3.65 @ .65 @ .28 @ ,20 @.43 @ ,16 @ .23 @ ,19 @ ,67 <§> ,31 @ '.21 © .34 © .43 © .41 © .30 ©4,20 ©4,05 ©4,75 Wheat—No. 2,.,, ',',. ,74 Cora ,0ats No. 2 Rilled...,,, No. 2 mixed NEW YORK. .-•NO,, ijwd,,,,.. porn—No, 2 ,,,, ' (Oats-No. 2 .., Butter ,,,,. Cattle—AH Hogs ,. .,,,, • ,''!• MM). • •29 <g> .21 9 .75 .80 .22 then The London Chronicle announce! that Sir Philip Currie, the resident! British ambassador at Constantinople), I will succeed the Marquis of Dufferin,! the present British ambassador all Paris, upon the latter's impending re-| tirement. One hundred persons were killed, pos-l sibly 300 severely Injured, many others! more or less hurt, and thousands ren-l dered homeless by the dynamite ex-[ plosion at Viendendorp, a suburb oil Johannesburg, in the Transvaal.. Few! white persona are among the victims,! Malays, Kaffirs and Chinamen compos! ing the bulk of the sufferors. A relletl fund of nearly $500,000 has already been! raised by popular subscription. The French chamber of deputies by al vote of 309 to 185 affirmed the vote ptl confidence in the government which ill passed Feb. 13. The vote of censure! Feb. 13 stood 326 to 43. . Representatives of the Allan Steam-l ship company and the vice-president oil the Canadian Pacific Railway company have arranged to have a conference! with Sir Charles Tupper and other! members of the Canadian cabinet re-I gardlng the proposed twenty-knot! steamship service it is proposed to es-| tablish between Canada and England] and toward which the Canadian parlia-[ ment lias voted an annual subsidy of) $750,000. ' . ;M. A. Jewett has left Constantinople! to return to Sivas, '-where he is United! States consul. ,77 ST. kpujs, 8.99 *49 © ,78 © ,40 @ .?5 9 49 ©4.6.5 .©4,50 Corn— Cash,;.,.,, 08t«»-CasU .... ?0 <g> .88 hard .79 '@ ,1J CRIME. Angus D. Gilbert, who murdered littlil Alice Sterling April 10, 1895, wa| hanged for the crime at Boston, Mass. I Daniel Ressler, prompted by jealousy! murdered his cousin, Ella Ressler, age & 18, at Cramer, Pa., and then committed suicide. Ivan Kovalev, a Pole, was hanged San Francisco for the munrder of F. ' L. Webber and wife, an aged couple of Sacramento, December 30, 1894. Kovalev was a Russian exile. Thieves stole ?800 worth of clover seed from Hyatt's grain elevator at Wheatland. Ind., Thursday night. Charles Dlxon, who murdered Charlea Brown at Cairo, 111., has been sentenced j to thirty years in the penitentiary. William Kurtz, of Evansville, Ind,, convicted in 1892 of the murder of JoW S. Robertson and sentenced for life, wa» refused a new trial by the supremf court. George W. Timberlake, an ~ & v u . farmer of Alpha, 111., cpmmitted suicide by shoting. No cause Is assigned by relatives. During a raffle for a watch in the Silver Leaf clubrooms at Menasha, Wis., Tea i: Scanlon, a member, was shot through the leg. ; • / it Henry J. Guertzmacher-has been sentenced to one year in prison at Portage;] Wis., for threatening to burn proper!/ unless given money, Investigation shows that -Frank) Kreji, Jr., who was found dead near) Washington, Iowa, committed suicide, owing to family troubles. L James Fitzgerald was hanged at Stjl Louis' Thursday for the'murder of Wil sweetheart, Annie Naessens, on the : i night of Nov. 24,1893. The first rope f brol?e and the victinj lay struggling qjl the floor beneath' ttie ; !gal}pws. & : ne«' rope,was.sent for arid this;tim^ t^e co4' President Cleveland has refused par< dons for Lewis Red wine, .sentence^ I from Georgia' to six years in the Ohio penitentiary for embezzling funds of a ,saUona,l bank, and F. ,M. '0. Holstoa pentenced to ten years at hard labor in Oregon for forgery. Henry Kohl, the murderer of his cousin, Joseph prelnel, who was ta have been hanged at Newark, N. J,,[ Thursday, has been granted an indefinite stay by the supreme court, Christian Schwab, the 9-woeUs-oJ4| boy shot by bis grandfather at SrooX- Jyn, has djed in a hospital. The father, i shot at the same time, will likely di«, . Miss Qlft'Keith, aged 20 years, of Sey> worn 1 , Ind., while despondent over illness, drowned herself in a stream her home. TUe coroner's jury at Mmicje, .-,», was un&ble to throw any »gh,t UP.QR tt« I death of Elmer Sheets, supposed ' Uavo been mui'derod ~ " "' 5'i'i/,, <'''•{?,. ',£, ' .,' ,i < \ ' ' • ''J ' fcMifisS^iE^MSL^JJ^'^ii^ , ( , ;,- "ftLmmM&^S'ffM^^L:,i -i ...... . Tjxey {Rail p w the New , i '' '<'.!...«•<, <.r\,f...A**'.l*':l,lj

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