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' The latest news shows that she storm began four miles in Dallas county, so that its path was forty miles long, extending from four fend one"-half miles northwest of Granger, in Dallas county, to the little town of Ira, in Jasper county, A corrected list of the killed is as follows: Near Bondurant, Mrs. Robert Bailie, Joseph Bailie, Lizzie Bailie, John Bailie; near Elkhart, James Maxwell; at Santiago, Peter JJollenbaugh, Mrs. Bollettbaugh, Theopulus Milburn; at Valeria, Chas. Phelan. Mrs. Chas. Phelan, Chas,. Phelan, Jr.; Susie Phelan, Daniel Phelan, Michael Phelan, Nelli. Phelan; near Mingo. Lucretia Whitney, Martha 'Dickey, Mrs. Shell, baby of D. Akins. The list of injured numbers about thirty. TRAGEDY AT PERRY. An Officer Shoots n Laboring Man by Mistake. PEBHV, June 1.— John Lessell was shot shortly after 11 p. m. in an alley in the rear of his home, by Night- watchman Ross. He was shot three times. The first ball entered the left cheek, shattering the hone, passed downward, hreaking the jaw bone and and cutting a small artery. It was removed from just under the skin on his shoulder, being flat as a dime. The second shot took effect just above the right knee, and the ball passed up into the muscles of the right leg and could not be located. The third shot entered in the rear and just below the left shoulder, the ball passing downward, and could not be found. Lessel was on his way to work at the roundhouse and Ross thought him a burglar. Ross has been removed from the force. I. N. G. SENSATION. Suit to Compel Gen. Wrlfjht to Issue a Commission to Prime. DBS MOINES, May 29.—Suit has heen iommenced in the district court by John E. Prime, ex-adjutant general, tacked by the officers of the Third regiment, I. N. G., against Gov. Drake and Adjutant General H. H. Wright, to force them to issue a commission to Prime as brigadier general commanding the first brigade, Second and Third regiments. Prime was elected March 25 by eleven votes, but General Wright has refused to canvass the votes. To force action, the suit is commenced, not so much by General Prime as by the Third regiment officers. Wright claims the Third regiment officers at Des Moines and Red Oak enlisted men for campaign purposes, and Col. Guest, it is reported, has urged him to court martial them. YETZER MUST SUFFER. Cuss County Rank Wrecker Must See the Penitentiary. DES MOIXKS, May 30. — J. C. Yetzer, president of the Cass County bank, at Atlantic, which become financially involved, must see , the dead walls of the penitentiary, the supreme court having overruled the application for a re-hearing in his case. The bank received funds after it was insolvent, and Yetaer solicited deposits knowing the institution to be in an unstable condition and unable to pay its depost itors the amount due them. Yelzcr will spend five years in one of the state jpstitutions. To Jliivoyer Public Sidney. CKPAB EAVJDS, May 30,-— The city of Cedar Rapids has commenced suit in .the district court against ex-City Treasurer Stoddard and his bondsmen, J, J, SnoijtEer, John W. Henderson, George W. 'Bever and George Williams, to recover 8U.583, the amount of the shortage of Mr. Stoddard at the time pf his retirement from pifice, after having berved the city in that capacity for about fifteen years. ** Comity D»Biuge $100,000, May 31,— The destructive ' of the recent storm ftre Ulus- reportof jWhe s\jperviKpr«, wljp haye made a tour of the county. that it will cost 3100,000 ^ restore the roads and bridges FJrp at issiied, fBSft ihe eonrt Justice Ciogston, seized $600 worth of iJqtidl* Stoired ftt tjie'taiidtagt of tne Anheuser-Sasch Brewing Cotfipany« and al&o itrfested W. 2alesky, the thati* ager, ofa a charge of keeping and sell* itttf lique* contrary to law. the complainant Is MJ?S. H. ftitehie, who has already figured ih.severftl suits against this company. This action was takefl because of the recent decision of the supreme court to the effect that Whole* Balers must observe the provisions of the mulct law the,same as retail deal" ers. It is understood that similar action will be commenced against all Wholesalers in the city. ARE THEY TO HAlMQ? Hnrnmll and Weenis Can Now Be Saved Only by the Chief Executive. DBS MOINES, May 30.—In the supreme court the cases of John Ilammll and George Weems were decided on the application for rehearing. It Was ruled by the court that the rehearing will not be granted, and it nOW remains for the governor to fix the day for their execution or to commute their sentences to life imprisonment. The governor will probably do the latter, as he is of the opinion that the murder was not premeditated and should be punishable only by the degree of the intention to kill that the accused had in the act in contemplation. HANGED WITH A STRAP. August Verinelsh, Living Near Hartwlcli, , Commits Suicide. HAHTWICK, May 30.—August Ver- meish, a well-to-do farmer living two miles east of Hartwick, committed suicide while plowing in the field. His daughter went out about 5 o'clock and found him hanging by a strap over a knot on a post. He had fastened a strap around his neck and tied the other end to the lower part of his body and hanged himself. When he went out to work he was in good spirits and no explanation can be given for the deed. SCHOOL TEACHER CREMATED. Awful Accident at Velinoud, Resulting in Death. CI.AHION, June 1.—During a school performance at the opera house at Belmond, a large lainp^uspended from the ceiling fell from its holdings, striking on Miss Celia Finch's head, scattering oil over her clothing, which ignited, burning her so badly that she died a few hours later. She was a prominent school teacher in the city schools, and was taking a star part in the performance when she met with the accident. DIED FROM POISON. Two People Fatally and Many Seriously Affected at Fort Mudison. FORT MADISON, May 23. — Dairy Commissioner Boardman is in the city making investigations concerning the poisoning of a large number of people supposedly from partaking of cheese which was unwholesome, Two persons have died and between eight and twelve of the twenty who were affected by the poison are in a critical condition. Army Worm In Des Moines County. BURLINGTOX, May 28. — Large fields of corn in this vicinity are being completely eaten up by arms' worms, which made their appearance in 'countless numbers during the rain period just ended. One farmer reports that in twenty-four hours eighty acres of fine young corn on his land was s\yept as clean as if it had been burned over with fire. Farmers ai-e becoming greatly alarmed, as it means ruin for many unless a remedy can be found, Suicide of u mind Man, MAUSIIALI/TOWN, May 31, — A suffering life was ended when Thomas C, McMillen, aged about 38, Committed suicide by hanging himself with a clothes line from a grape arbor, south of his home, McMillap was a blind man, with a wife and little daughter. The little boy who had led him in his travels about town had recently left him, ____ _ „__ A Crime ut Dubuquo, DUBUQUK, May 31. — The bones of a few days' old infant have been unearthed at the base ball grounds by the custodian. They were resting on a large china platter, all being wrapped up }p .paper. against of ' 51, tol$jta£ wprks., fSj- .1*1 _ it ft •Th.e Cherokee by 0, fi, horned tp tltp grpund. inSHr^ope, Fireman 8aocuiubc4i 1 BUBWNGTON, May 3J,— Ben,i, Mayer, the fireman who was so badly injured in the saw mill explosion at Augusta, h»s died. He was frightfully burned and scalded, and his entire body was a, mass of raw flesh. _ BREVITIES. 'A 14-ycar-pl4 b°y named Mpnchek }mn.ged' himself at SHy, ', i Ueo. Jjewis, who killed Sam Porterfield at M,ueh,akino0k, has bew hel(J to, the grand, tyvy without Bert Graves W88 6p»tepoe4 ftf PCS ito sl^.yearg in$}je Judge May by SeWetaiPy General Weyle^s " tobacco exports from Havana hafe beeti successful. He has been officially notified that contracts fof Cuban leaf tobacco enter ed into before the publication of the ordef prohibiting its exportation will be respected and that citizens of the United "states proving themselves to be bonft, fide owners of such tobacco prior to the promulgation of the order \vill bd permitted to export the same as heretofore. OZAR IS CROWNED. Nicholas IX l r ortually Proclaimed Ruler Of RtlBSltt. Moscow, May 37.—With ceremonies more magnificent than the human imagination can conjure, and amid a scene of splendor to which a thousand pens could do but scant justice, Nicholas II, who succeeded to the throne on November 1, 1894, was yesterday crowned as ruler of one hundred millions of people. The coronation took place in the cathedral of the Assumption, in the presence of representatives of every civilized people on the face of the globe, of the princes and nobles of the land and of representatives of its leading municipalities. The ceremony occupied nearly seven hours. It included the sprinkling of the czar and czarina with holy water, the kissing of the crucifix, the repeating after the metropolitan of the profession of faith, the clothing of the czar with the imperial mantle of gold and ermine, and finally the placing by the czar of the crown upon his own head. Then followed the crowning of the czarina by her husband, who also invested her with the purple mantle of the Order of St. Andrew. n Moscow, May 28.—The proclamation issued by the czar on the occasion of his coronation prescribes varioxis remissions, of which the following are the principal: All arrears of taxes in European Russia and Poland are remitted and the land tax is reduced by half for ten years. The sentences of exiles in Siberia are materially reduced, political offenders receiving further remissions, with the restoration of their civil rights in certain cases. The ex-ministers of the interior and justice are empowered to submit to the czar deserving cases of. those punished after a regular trial. Those persons who shared in the Polish rebellion who are not guilty, of murder, cruelty, arson or robbery, are exempted from the police siipervision decreed in 1883, and are granted full freedom of residence if they return to their own country and take the oath of allegiance. .. .. /' CHURCH INSURANCE. Methodists Kesolved to Go Into the BusineOE, X/T.EVEI.AND, May 38.—The general conference of the M. E. church has adopted a resolution providing for an immense church insurance company to compete with the great companies of the world. General Ilusling said the proposition was one of the most visionary matters that had yet been presented to the conference. "We might just as well embark in the dry goods or the drug business," he said. "The whole scheme, if adopted, will wind up with. a scandal which will shake the very foundations of the great Methodist church." Other delegates expressed similar opinions, but the resolution, organizing an insurance company, was adopted amid great enthusiasm. FEAR DEATH SENTENCES. De- Cree Indians Would Kutlier Not Be ported to Ctuuidtl, GKKAT FALLS, Mont., May 28.—Two troops of cavalry have been ordered from Fort Custer to round up the Cree Indians so they may bo deported to Canada in accordance with recent federal legislation. The Crees say they will not go unless Canada proclaims an amnesty for thoir participation in the Kiel rebellion. They fear death sentences if returned to Canada. Thirty Go Down at Sea, SAN FIIANCISCO, May 30,—-The schooner Albion brings news of the probable loss of the schooner Lincoln in Alaskan waters, The Lincoln had on board abou^ thirty persons, all pf whom have undoubtedly lost their lives. Most of the passengers were gold seekers. B»te Field Dead, CUIOAOO, June 3,— H, fl, Kohlsaat, proprietor of the Times-Her aid, received a cable message dated Yokohama jvnd signed by LorreB A- Thurg- ton, px-ntfpister to the United States from the Sandwich islands, which sajd: *'Kftte Field died ttt Honolulu, 1P> 0* pneumonia," Miss Field s special cprvesppnc|e«t' pf t,he T Frightful SlftfiftMW At the •bnattoil Fegtttttiei. Mosc*oW s June 1.—A terfibig dent, resulting itttfae loss df ft large number tif lives/ oecufred hBr«, 'TJife popular fete of the coFofiatioti eere-' monks'was held qa the flodyasky plainj'&pposite the i^troff&ky palace, and it is estimated that fully 600,000 persons attended. #or days past the city has been full of peasants from many parts of the country, all await* Jtig the free feast. Many of the peasants had walked long distances in order to be present, while others more fortunate had arrived in the city in Vehicles of every description. Great booths had been constructed on the plain, and from them were distributed free food, free beer, and also mugs as souvenirs of the occasion, This free feast has always been the popular feature of the coronations. The crush was fearful and those in front were gradually crowded against the barriers in front of the booths, which finally gave way. Hundreds of men, women and children were thrown downj and to stumble or fall meant death or serious injury, but no power could check the crowd, many of whom were In a condition of panic. The authorities were helpless, and for a time the scene baffled description. Many people were killed, by being crushed against the barriers before they gave way, and a great number met their deaths by being trampled upon. Finally with the aid of troops the panic was stayed, and then the work of succor began. The dead were found in heaps. An official statement places the dead at 1,138 and the injured at 470. ' FATAL FALL FOR FIFTY. A Street Cur 1'lungcs Through a Bridge •it Victoria, B. C. VICTORIA, B. C., May 27.—A terrible accident occurred here. A sham fight and review was to take place at Macauley's Point, near Esquimault, and crowds were making their way there by every route. All street cars were packed. Two cars left Government, :;t,rcct with 100 people. The first got over Point Ellico bridge, which crosses Victoria arm. safely, but when the other was about half way over the middle span of the bridge, about 150 feet in length, gave way and the car plunged into the water, some 100 feet below. The car was completely submerged and all on board were drowned with the exception of some of those who were standing on the platform and who, escaping injury from the falling timbers, managed to save themselves by using the floating ruins of the bridge and thus got ashore, lumbers of the bodies have already' been gotten up and the work of identification is proceeding. It is believed that when the list is completed it will reach fifty. VICTORIA, B. C., May 30.—The work of rescue at the scene of the bridge disaster was completed when the last of the bodies was recovered by divers. The death roll includes fifty-five names, and it is "feared that two or three strangers may yet be missing. Evidence is accumulating showing grave negligence on the part of the civic authorities, they having been warned the day before the accident that the bridge could not hold. CONVEfcfION J§6fs THE PLANRi LEVERING NOMINATED. « •' Victorian* bf ft Vote at 487 t« S8t — fttaten threes Bolt and frorffl & N«T» Pnftjr — Jofthntt ft tot President. , Pa., May 30.—The prohibition national convention Thursday dominated the following ticket: For president, Joshua P. Levering of Maryland; for vice-president, Hale Johnson bf Illinois. The free-silver plattk was j ejected and the candidates were placed fcpon the thinnest kind of a "narrow- Lauge" platform, embodying merely [he principle of prohibition, and omitting even the woman-suffrage plank, ProliibitioiilsrB Kuiucd the Baltimore Man for President. PiTTsnuRG, May 20,—;The prohibitionists nominated Joshua Levering, of Baltimore, for president by acclamation, Hale Johnson, of Illinois, was nominated for vice-president on tlie first ballot. Helen M, Gougar, of Indiana, and Mrs. L, A, Ppolc, of New York, struggled in vain for woman suffrage, but the na'rrow gauge people controlled the 'convention and took everytliing, The new platform excluded everything bxit prohibition, eyen woman "suffrage, and was the narrowest kind of a narrow gauge declaration. St, John's silver platform was defeated, 387 to 437. DISASTROUS CYCLONES. DETROIT, May 37.—The total number of deaths resiilting from the cyclone in,this state, so far as learned, reaches thirty-eight, Several of the injured cannot recover, The cyclone struck the region in which Macombe, Oakland, St, Claire and Lapeer counties are located, and worked disaster in the city of Movint Clemens and other towns in that sectipn. The village of Oakwood was entirely wiped off the earth, all the buildings were Destroyed, leaving death and destruction in the trail of the storm. TERSE NEWS, The next meeting pf the Presbyterian general assembly will be held at AYinona, Ind. The ferry boat Catherine was cap* siaed in a storm &t Cairo, 111,, apd eleven persons were drowned. The boat was near the Illinois shore about a mile belpw Cairo when, ^h® storm struck, She turned completely pver and remained M that position for ^oin^ t.|me, yvhjle hey c^bin, chimneys ftR<J fepdieg.wore carried R9W66. liquor tax'law JOSHUA P. LEVERING.' which has benn a feature of the platform for years past. The beaten forces bolted the regular convention and took . initial steps for the formation of a new party. The committee on platform presented two reports to the convention. The majority or "narrow gauge" report declares its agreement with the United States •Supreme court that statistics of every state shows more crime and misery result from use of ardent liquor dealers corrupt legislation and make good government impossible; that the party is unalterably opposed to the drink traffic and declares for its total suppression for .beverage purposes, rejecting all compromise measures, whether license, local option, taxation or public control. Wage earners' attention is called to the enormous waste caused by the liquor 'traffic at the cost of production and that the success of the Prohibition party will remove this great burden from industry; that they stand for good gov- iernment, honestly and economically ad- 'ministered; that there is no greater Iperil to the nation than the competition of political parties for the liquor vote iand calls upon voters to enforce the declaration of the churches against tlie 'liquor traffic. The minority report, which was presented by the broad gangers, has the following declaration on the money question: • "That all money should be issued, by the government only and without the intervention of any banking association. It should be based upon the wealth, stability and integrity of the nation, should be a full legal tender for all debts, public and private, and should be of sufficient volume to meet the demands of the legitimate business interests of the country, and for the purpose •of honestly liquidating all our outstanding coin obligations we demand the Jree 'and unlimited coinage of silver a ,gold, at a ratio of 16 to 1, without con- i'sulting any other nation." ' • Other plonks in the platform declare against the manufacture or sale of in- 'toxicaiits for beverage purposes . The use of liquors for medical and other legitimate purposes should.be controlled by the state, Equal rights of suffrage for both sexes is favored and alien acquisition of land opposed. Government control of . railroads, only English in the public schools, and no public fund for sectarian institutions, election of president .and vice-president by popu- ;lar vote, liberal pensions, amended immigration laws, none but citizens to vote and naturalized . citizens . to .vote only after being naturalized a year, are 'other recommendations. . The first seven planks, including t one favoring woman's suffrage, were then taken up, and as they did not differ materially in either report, were ladopted. The debate continued unti •nearly 6 o'clock, when a vote was finally reached, which resulted 387 fpr 427 against the free silver plank. Then the cqnvention was thrown into confusion by the action of R, H. Pattou, qf Illinois, whp presented a substitute for the entire platform as far as adopted ;The new platform excluded everything 'but prohibition, even woman suffrage ,and was the narrowest kind of a "narr irow guage" decoration, r After a sharp 'debate 'in which, Mrs. Helen M. Qoiugar ,vain}y a,tiepip']ted to save the -yvow [suffrage plauK, the substitute was adopted by a standing vote, and tlie closed in the wildest ~3 ' ' It f .* " * 1 1 f JVv >•!* il */f' k'T /* 3f -t ilj- * <**t i"j,t "fcroad j}ze4 ft M element left tj state another' were the we f e H^en Jf, WHGtoVfflW tye Qo.ugay-, of P. St- J9AO ttftttpire-s irife*? Stsmbe* of tJ. S. S6«Ate. Senator William Eaton CMndlef bf Hafnpshit-e, whb has e&fnfed fdf itoself the enviable distifastion of be* fig called "fom Reed's closest ffiefld,* tas been a public man for & long time* The senator was born in the acadeinld own of Concord in 188S, and attended he common schools. He was grad* dated from the Harvard law school and admitted id the bar iti 1856, Me ,was elected to the legislature in 1862, 186a and 1864, and served as speaker during he last two terms, in 1866 he became solicitor and judge advocate general of the navy. In the same year he was appointed first assistant secretary of tha treasury, and resigned from that office n November, 186?. Serving as a mem* ber of the New Hampshire Consitution- al convention in 1876, he was again a member of the legislature in 1881, and !n that year he was appointed by Pros* :dent Garfleld solicitor general, but -was rejected by the senate. President Arthur made him secretary of the navy, n 1882, and he served in that office for three years. He was elected to the senate in 1887 to fill 'an unexpired term, and was re-elected In 1389 and 1895. Mr. Chandler is best known, perhaps, for the part he played in! the presidential campaign in 1876, when, was claimed, he went to Florida and SENATOR CHANDLER, seized that state from the democrats, thus securing the election of Mr. Hayes.' Mr. Chandler also attracted public at-' tention when Senator Voorhees of In-j diana once gave his nose a severe tweak in the senate chamber. Lord Cromer on Ensll»h Reform In Egypt, Lord Cromer, in his annual report upon the condition of Egypt, says tha treasury closed the year with an ex-j cess of revenue over expenditures of £1,000,000, the largest yet realized, and with a reserve of £5,000,000, the accumulated savings of the past year. "Tha main principle," says Lord Cromer,' "upon which the work of reform inl Egypt has been based from the begin-j ning may be summed up in a single, phrase—European head and Egyptian! hands. Our task here is not to rula, the Egyptians, but as far as possible tcv teach the Egyptians to rule themselves.' The peace and tranquillity of the village population—that is to say, of tha great mass of the inhabitants of Egypfc —have greatly increased. Village life' is no longer to so great extent troubled" by political dissensions, the result gen-i erally of some Cairo complication. 1 which has 1 - been misunderstood and* misinterpreted. An Interesting proofi of the peaceful and contented spirit justj now prevailing among the people is) found in the fact that-the present disturbed condition of other parts of the; Turkish empire and the consequent ill feeling which has been aroused be-, tween the Mohammedan and Christian! subjects of the sultan have produced no serious symptoms of any kind la Egypt,"—Exchange. j Jn that bgdy until the' winter pf 1875, when he was elected tP the United States senate. There he served froia Ma t pch 4 9? that year vntp '^a,rcb, 4, }.,S8l, At the Iftte election he wa^ agajg elected to tbo state senate, as a dejn,9* defe&ttjig .Cyrus ' Ex-Senator Wallace. ' Ex-Senator William A. Wallace, of Pennsylvania, was born in Huntingdon' county, Pa., in 1832. After attending common schools he received an academic education. Subsequently he read, law and began its practice in Clearfield. His practice was always large. 1 In 1862 he was elected a member of the' state senate, and served continuously' H, p. Wft 79 Praps fpr joaay of the Huffman 70 ,., , ,,a,|W9Wp;pHOhy9jiftg v ^f $m$ frj»P>if^Or ^ 8|^'yJifi^ t df / ,' ;«> v \/^>f^^T^^f^-fWrv^w ;^" ^ ^Ji; ^'\^jEb^" C " VflQl * rt '*'^ l "^ H ' l **** < * 111 -*" * t ««*"!rf5Al--''* _.J1 1 .v%?^

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