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and abottt fifteen agfcemefit to art Tfce Woinafi fft HOW g', tb icles u . Shgfftmaiaed at ^ Iftllfis, oat neat Me«K fode thitto* the night of ittfcdri^n^wia. They WsK! WJaked to tfe^ skifl, bttt there <fMuftBtf***i f 9" flre ' A4ld ^ ttriilg thfe evedibg Matbs drew out of his pocket says, a dagger a foot lottgWith a Silver handle and which (remarked as he drew it across his 4nd lovingly was sharp as a razor. JWna'fiy he returned it to his pocket, after talking to it some time in a low and indistinguishable voice. This is the story told by Mrs. Mains. She also Bays :Mains told her that night that his former vrife got up in the flight time and climbed to the top of a windmill in the yard and fell off the 4op, killing her. All these horrors resulted in the prostration by fright ol Mtts. Mains, who returned to he? former home as fast as she could, and now articles of separation are said to lie ready for signing. _ EXTRA SESSION. tegtulatnre "Will 3fot be Restricted to Boslneiw'Named In Call. DBS MOISES, Nov. 7.—Gov. Drake has signified his intention of calling sn extra session of the legislature for January 19. An impression prevails fctffifttS M¥§fff¥* gfi«t M *0rt«k*s I0WA, wast ifite A dite ift ttew&lt, ft deserted mining tot** t«t> milts noftfa- *e6t of Colfa*, and t*gaa driftidal i>6et>. f bey so»ft became gttarfelsoia* &nd one of thcttt attacked the otheft Wjio {felted ft^tfcliber *e¥oi*e* atW Shot. 4iifr -ofttetwfiidil itt the b&wela Kothing is kfidwfi arf to the identity oi the murderer or the wounded man, who will certainly die. the mail who did the shooting escaped and is still at large, and the other is unconscious and has been ever since he was wounded, so thai nothing cad be learned iti regard to either of them. Af NEW MARKED SltUATlON IN The tittle talrn Almost Entirely Out. Ci,ASixbA, Nov. 9.—TFii-e at an early morning hour almost destroyed the little town of New Market, seven miles east of Clarinda. Eleven buildings, with most of the contents, were destroyed, including the hotel on the west side of the street They were all frame structures, and very little insurance was carried. The Clarinda fire department was called on for help and went to the scene on a special train. The loss can hardly be less than $20,000 or 825,000. The origin of the fire is not known. SREVJT1ES. The Keokuk & Western railroad has been widened to a broad guage. The change was accomplished within • 24 hours, two hundred men being employed in the work. The winter term at Highland Park College, Des Moines, will open Novem- that the governor can limit the bus- ber 24th. The present term has been th* Wfesf, F1S., Sfo*. ?.— Adfrites tfom Cuba give plainer descriptions of the movements of the insttrgebts than cftn be Sent by cable. Antonio Siaceo his moved to Ihe plain count r v ott the south coast of Pinaf del Rio, with the intention of making an attempt to pass the trocha, protected in the meantime. as he hopes, by the iftSttf gents at the rear of the trocha. fie at present is supposed to be fit Carajala in the direction of the swamp Of Majalas. It is thought tprobable that it Will be dimcult to pass by the south coast to the western portion of JPinaf del Rto because General Weyler has stationed 2,000 cavalry to prevent that movement near Candelaria. Captain General Weylef's columns are fortifying the strategic positions taken from the insurgents in the mountains of Pinar del Rio so as to forma strong base of operations. When once these are finished General Weyler calculates that he will be able to dispose of 10,000 more men in the pursuit of Maceo and the general opinion is that he will be able to give him a decisive blow. THIRTEEN DROWNED. " ' mess to be done by the legislature in extra session; that nothing can, be done except what is; mentioned in the *' calL This is not true. The supreme , court of Iowa held, in the case of ' Marford vs. Unger, in the Eighth Iowa, in 1859, that the legislature had the same powers in a special session that it had in a regular session. '* DBS MOTSES, Nov. 9.—Gov. Drake has issued a proclamation calling an extra |).«ession of the legislature to begin on ,-"die 19th day of January- r f " IOWA'S VOTE. ,v» ^Plurality la 07,836—Alt Republican Congressmen Returned. , DEB MOIJTEB, Nov. 6.—The total vote of the state of Iowa is 286,192 for Mc•Kinley, 219,350 for Bryan, about 2,000, for Palmer, and Levering about 3,000. All of the republican congressmen have been re-elected by the following majorities: Clark, 3,011; Curtis, 3.C42; Henderson, 10,703; Updegraff, 7,241; Cousins, 5,703; Lacey, 1,380; Hall, C,301. Hepburn, 749; ilager, 2,363; Dolliver. 10,800; Perkins. 7,398. BIG FIRE AT ATHELSTAN. 3?lve Business Hoones, One Hotel and Two Residences Consumed. ATJIELSTAX. Nov. 8.—This town was visited by a serious fire which commenced at the corner on Main street and bu rned a full block. Five business houses, one hotel, '. and two residences •were burned to the ground. Tennant's hardware and furniture store caught fire twice and Nightswonger's general store, city hall postoffice and Burrell's clothing store were saved after hours of continuous labor. IOWA VOTE 5OO.OOO. Inch larger Than Kstlmatcd by the Politicians. - DKS MoixBS, Nov, 6. —The total vote ^on Towa on the head of the ticket was * nearly 500,000 or at least 50,000 more ' tbanwas anticipated, If this half 1 million vote is taken as a basis, it wil 1 vbeseen that by the use of the usual ^multiple Iowa has many more inhabi- 'tftnts by at least 50,000 than the last [ state census gave the state. Probably ."the state population is nearer 2,500,J flpO than a trifle of 8,000.000. '.': Soldiers Home. ". MARSUA w/rowx, Nov. 7. —Command- r 4 ep Batekin, of the Iowa Soldiers' F%fyjome, in his annual report, says that ' cpgt of maintenance for the year 30 \vas,$f}7;lQl,88. A new costing 840;OQO, has been i and equipped. It is 228 by 111 pgej^j and two stories high, and will L - fe --*~- J -, for 308 patients. The cost , of the care of inmates of all i of thehoipe is $111,92. (j.—Mrs. ZepasGqrley, Jfpn, 7+, H,, G.urlpy," of jibnif fell-from » second'Stpry win- 'bo'ne and fj-opa couplo ' remarkably successful and a large winter attendance is assured. Henry Groban. of Davenport, ended his life by hanging himself to the cellar door of his home. Deceased had been in poor health for some time and this is supposed to have caused him to commit the deed. Mrs. S. L. T. Hntchinson died in Ottumwa a few days ago after a long illness. She was the wife of Senator J. G. Hutchinson, defeated by Boies for governor of Iowa in 1887. She was prominently connected with charitable and benevolent enterprises. At Riceville recently A. Bessman's wagon and machine shop, together with a store room containing 52,000 worth of agricultural implements, was destroyed by fire. The loss is 84,000 with very little insurance. A dsvell- ing house belonging to I. N. Marsh was badly damaged. Cause of fire is unknown. Des Moines dispatch: Over one hundred men have been let out by the board of public works. They were city employes on street work, who have been grading streets and sidewalks, repairing bridges and culverts. etc. The reason for their discharge is lack of funds. Only the poll tax gang is kept at wor k. It is probable the waj'S and means committee of the council will get together soon to devise means for keeping up street work. The sherifE and an armed posse captured Fred Holly near Larrabee and he confessed that he and a young man named Charles "Whitcomb were the ones who robbed Charles Hinet about two weeks ago. Holly is only 10 years old, but Whitcomb is older and of a desperate character. They were, arrested a few months ago as they were preparing to leave the country with a lot of stolen property, but released and Whitcomb escaped from the officers. Considerable plunder was found at the home of Whitcomb's father and mother. Sheriff Wheeler is determined to capture Whitcomb. A reward of 9100 is off ered for his capture. On August 24 the city council of Dea Moines adopted a resolution, sub- jnittipg a proposition to the water company, by the terms of which the city proposed to issue bonds to the amount of 8800,000, and with the proceeds derived from the sale of these bonds purchase the plant from Mr, IZubbcll. The resolution was adopted under the provisions of the act passed by the legislature last winter, author* izing cities of the first class to acquire or construct their own water works system, and provided the proposition to the water compapy woujd be held open until November 1, As the company has given no indication that the proposition was a'gree^ble to its own- ,ws,"thp mayor considers it as having been, virtually rejected, and at $ meeting of the council he submitted a written suggestion relating to the adoption of measures looking to, the construction of » wate? plant to be owned apd operated by the city. JJansen's radical headache cure cures nervous disgasesetc., caused Collision of Steamers OR Tiora Scotia Coast. ST. JOHNS, N. F., Nov. 8.—A marine tragedy occurred here. The schooner Maggie, Captain Wm. Ulundon, while entering this harbor with twenty- three persons aboard, was struck by the steamer Tiber, Captain John DeLisle, which was steaming outward at full speed. The schooner sank from the force of the collision, carrying down with it thirteen persons. Four of these were women, one the wife of the captain and _ another his sister. A young married couple 'named Power, and a brother and sister of the name of Ilolloway. are of those drowned. The passengers were coming to St. Johns to procure their supplies for the winter before navigation closed. Those who escaped were kept afloat by the aid of planks from the schooner's decks and were picked up by the steamers boat and brought back to the port by thu pilot boat which had the Tiber in tow. The latter continued on her voyage. M'KINLEY'S CONGRESS. ffcfe Poim.ASi>, Ore., Jfov. 6.—the afid locks of the cascades of the Columbia, which bate been.ondet eenstrttction fof some sixteen ye*i* and represent lo daw au e*penditnW ttf government money* eic«edifit Ihfee million dollars, have been thrown open for the , passage of boats, fcor several months to come, however, navigation will be permitted only during daylight, ih order that thefe may be no interference with that portion of the work which is still uncompleted. PEN. LEE KEtURNS. K«fas«S to Tell What »e Kno#» About Ciibft. N»w YOBK, Nov. 6.—General Fitzhugh Lee, accompanied by his private secretary, arrived from Havana on the Ward line steamer Vigilancia. General Lee, in an interview, said his health had been excellent from the time he left this country last June, in spite ol the reports to the contrary. His stay in Cuba had been pleasant, although the duties of his position were exceedingly onerous. General Lee declined to talk about the Cuban question even in general terms. He proceeded at once to Washington. MRS. CASTLE GUILTY. San Francisco Society Woman Convicted of Theft. LOXDOX. Nov. 7.—The case of Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. t'astlel of San Francisco, who are accused of shop lifting, came up for trial in the Clerk- enwell sessions. There were seven indictments against the prisoners, charging them with stealing articles, the total value of which was 43 pounds 10 shillings. Mrs. Castle was found guilty on all the indictments and sentenced to three months' imprisonment. MRS. VANDERBILT DEAD. It Will Have a Majority of Republicans In It. WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 6.—The republican congressional committee has reports showing 201 congressional districts are safely republican. At the democratic headquarters it is claimed unofficially that the republican majority in the next house will not be more than fourteen. The populists claim 150 silver men and twenty populists. The indications are that the senate will be opposed to the free coinage of silver, but Senator Faulkner says tbe democrats, populists and silver republicans will control that body. The Associated Press believes the house will stand 201 republicans, 124 democrats and 10 populists. CHICAGO BUTCHERS STRIKE. riioy Were Promised a Raise of Wages Which Does Xot Materialize. CHICAGO, Nov. 7.—All the pork butchers at the packing houses in Chicano are on a strike, caused by the failure to advance their wages, as is customary sor the winter season. During the summer wages were $1 a day. less than in winter, the change taking place usually in October. On the plea of hard times and the approaching election, the date of change was postponed vintil November 4. The men were notified that only 75 cents additional would be allowed, and they struck. WILL GIVE SULTAN TIME, Amos contributes to the Harper'** Wickljflf, P».Ued "!i\h? . ,__ r «jn whicj} tJ^ jflte«s4 - centers fljroupl #n 'pW {r^ntwVVOnj^B ;u»pwr t ,, • _ _, s> , ' s Hwt^"Ajtjeric&B an Armenian Committees in Europe Postpone Aggressive Action. CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. 6.— The Ar» ooenian committee of London, Paris and Geneva have decided to stop all further action of their propaganda in order to give time for the application of the promised reforms. The new patriarch will be legally elected \n about a week- Threo. W. VB., Nov. 7,— J, H, Clark, detective and deputy sheriff, accompanied by Pan' Christian, arrived here at c]ay break with Captain, Hatfield and his fourteen-year-old pon,, who were captured in the mountains of MingQ county. Hatfleld is of Hatfield-McCoy notoriety, and killed three men jn a_dispute on election., etsuNfftV MAJORITIES. t***'» Pinralltr will Probably 87,000*Bd AUiteiWbUfcan Cofifcfrti** wen Will be ftethrned. Succeeds MAPRIP, Nov. 7,— General C»mjlo PQT who at one tijne was upon the point of starting *or Cuba t° succeed General Martinet tie Cajnpos as 03^ taJR general of t}$t if Jajnij, Jia.s. s.tarW for t5e Philippine telaog* K? Suddenly Stricken With Heart Disease at Scarsboro. NEW YORK, Nov. 8.—Mrs. W. H. Vanderbilt died suddenly of heart failure at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Elliott F. Shepard, at Scars- boro, Westchester county, where she had been visiting since the marriage of her granddaughter. Talk of an Extra Session. WASHINGTON. Nov. 7.—An extra session following immediately the inauguration of Mr. McKinley is, in the prevailing' opinion here, certain. Senator Quay believes an extra session is certain. That was what he had in mind when he said: "We shall have a new tariff bill within eight months after McKinley's inauguration." Senator Quay has the habit of speaking by the card, and to get a new tariff bill passed by that, time would require the calling of congress together as soon after March 4 next possible. ' Milwaukee, Nov. 5.— McKinley nas Wisconsin by 95.000 majority. YlBQtSttA. Richmond. Nov. 5. — Bryan Wins it» Virginia by 20,000. SOUTH DAKOTA. Huron, Nov. 6.— The state is very close and it may require the official tote to decide. • onto. Columbus, Nov. G.-^-The republicans carry the state by 52,438 plurality. The republicans elect sixteen and the democrats five congressmen. 3IA8SACItt'8R*TS. Boston, Nov. 6. — McKinley's majority will reach 168,716. ILLINOIS. Chicago. Nov. 6.- — McKinley has carried the state by 144,131 votes and Chicago by 50.000. Altgeld is defeated, but he ran nearly 30,000 ahead of Bryan in the state. NOHTIJ CAHOUNA. Raleigh, Nov. 0. — North Carolina is democratic by about 10,000, but Rusk. rep. . may be elected. CALIFORNIA. San Francisco, Nov. 0. — The republicans have carried the state by about 7,000 votes. NEBRASKA. Lincoln, Nov. 0. — Bryan has carried Nebraska and Holcomb is re-elected by from 4.000 to 8.000 votes. NEW 'JEBSSY. Newark, Nov. 0. — The democrats concede this state to McKinley by 85,000 plurality. INDIANA. Indianapolis, Nov. 0. — The republicans have carried Indiana by about 15,000 plurality, and the democrats concede it. PKNNSVLVANIA. Philadelphia, Nov. 5. — The republicans carry the state by about 295,550 majority and all the congressmen are republican except two. TEXAS. Austin, Nov. 5. — The democrats and republicans both claim the state, but it will probably go democratic by 40,000. »-The republicans have elected several congressmen. OREGON. Portland, Nov. 5. — The republicans have carried the state by 3,243. NEVADA. Carson, Nov. u. — Bryan's majority will be about 7,000. MISSOURI. St. Louis, Nov. 5. — The democrats claim the state by about 40,0i)0. Bland is elected to congress in the Eight! district. Wine Shot Championship. KANSAS CITV, Nov. 7.—«T. E. Riley and R. J. Elliott met in n 100 bird shoot for the American wing shot championship and the Kansas City Star cup, emblematic of the honor. Riley killed. 27 straight, but after that fell dow-n completely and Elliott won the match by a score of 92 to 81. Bryan's Blajority in Washington. SEATTLE, Nov. 9.—With a few small precincts missing Bryan has a majority in the state of 8.922. UIIODE ISLAND. Providence, Nov. 5.—Rhode Island gives McKinley a plurality of 20,000. TENNESSEE. Memphis, Nov. 5.^—Tennessee is democratic by about 20,000. . SORT1I DAKOTA. Bismarck, Nov. 5.—The democrats as concede the state to the republicans by ".,000. KANSAS. Topeka, Nov. 5.—The state has gone for Bryan by'a small majority, anil four fusion congressmen—Simpson, Ridgley, Vincent and McCormick are elected. TERSE NEWS. The grand jury of the Clerkenwell sessions court, at London, after consideration of the case of Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Castle, of San Francisco, returned a true bill against both prisoners on a charge of shop lifting. About two thousand government employes have been added to the classified service by the issuance of an 01-der by the president directing that the rules of the navy department regulating employment of labor at the navy yards shall not be changed without approval of the civil service commission. Ira Burnige, aged 17, and Grace Saylor, aged 18, were drowned at Wheaton, Kansas, a few night ago. Returning home from a political meeting they attempted to ford Clear Creek { and went down, The young couple were the only children of their respective families and were engaged to be married. While John Jackson, John Adams, Wm, Taylor, and Bob Ellison, negro laborers, were syorljiog at a sugar cape mill near Wild Fork, Monroe cqvmty, Ala., recently they were fired upon from the darkness by unknown persons. All but Taylor will t}ie. Jf is supposed to have been the work of white caps. A dispatch recently received from Madrid says that the town pf Huelvu, in th,e province of that name, has been swept by a tW» l wave from the At* lantic ocean. No details but the report says it is known tbe Ipsg qf }ife has We?} Trb/0 Stuffier p a rj;agejj# WIJS DELAWAKE. Dover, Nov. 0.—McKinley has ear- cied the state by 3.900. FLORIDA. Jacksonville, Nov. 5.—Florida has gone democratic by probably 35,000 votes. ARKANSAS. Little Rock, Nov. 5.—Bryan's majority will reach about 35,000. COLORADO. Denver, Nov. 5.—The Bryan electors have carried the state by about 100,000 plurality, MAINK. Portland, Nov, 4.—Maine elects the McKinley electors by a plurality oi about 40,000. MtCHIGAX. Detroit, Nov. 5.—Michigan has gone for McKinley by 52,020 plurality Pingree, for governor, has 05,597. The republicans get ten of the twelve congressmen, WASHINGTON. Seattle, Nov, 5.—Bryan has the state by 10,000, SEW YORK. New York, Nov. 5.—The empire state gives McKinley and Hobart the unpre cedented plurality of 259,879, The (republicans have 38 congressmen anc the democrats 0, The legislature which will elect a successor to Senator Hill, stands 110 republicans to democrats. MINNESOTA, St. Paul, Nov. 0.—The republicans get the state by 48,813 plurality, MARYLAND, Baltimore,,Nov. 5.—Maryland is re publican by 33,:?91 and all of her con gressmen will probably be republican 1 CONNECTICUT, Hartford, Nov.- 5,—MeKinley carries the state by 53,439. JiKW. IIAJIPSIIIR^, Concord, Nov. 5,—McKinlpy has th< state by 35,000, KKNTUCKY, Lpuisville, Nov, 7.~The officia count will be necessary in Kentucky Both sides clpim itby small pluralities Breckinridge ip defeate^ for congress . Wheeling, Nqy, 6,—McKinley's jority is 1JJ,(|37. ' „ ' Cheyenne, Nov. 0.—The state is very close, w|tlii the chances in, favor o MpKinley, Ifofcfc, Nov. Safina, of the republican national Committee, has issued a statement ih which he say* that the following states with their 265 totes we absolutely sure for Mckinley: California, Connecticut. Delaware, Illinois, l n l diafla, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Mas- Minnesota. Michigan, North Dakdta, New Hampshire, New Jersey. New York. Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota. Vermont West Virginia. Wisconsin, Wyoming. Chicago, I1L, Nov. O.^-Chairman Jones, of the democratic committee has issued a statement conceding the election to McKinley, S e claims Bryan has 190 votes and that the number may be materially in- creased'by the official count, Lincoln. Nov. 6.—Mr. Bryan received a message from Senator Jones, saying that he Conceded the election to Mr. McKinley. Mr. Bryan at once sent the following telegram to Maj. MeKinley. "Senator Jones has just informed ine that late returns indicate your election and 1 hasten to extend my congratulations. We have submitted the issue to the American people and their will is law.' CANTOX, Ohio. Nov. 7.—Major McKinley has sent this telegram to Hon. W. J. Bryan: ''I acknowledge the receipt of your courteous message oi congratulation with thanks, and beg you will receive my best wishes for your health and happiness." FIFTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Republicans Will Not Be Able to Take Control. WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—The next Senate, it is believed, will stand: republicans 44, democrats 33, populists and independent in. This table takes all the states out of the doubtful column, placing Kentucky and North Carolina in the republican column, as Senator Butler said to-day that a free silver Kepublican would probably be returned by the fusionists, Delaware in the democratic column and Kansas and South Dakota in the independent and populist column. This will pre-' vent the republicans from taking control of the senate unless some of those who bolted the republican platform at St. Louis should return and it is therefore believed that no tariff legislation can pass without considerable concession. ' . ( Will Take Official Count, YANKTOX, S. D., Nov. 0.—With the state complete except Hamlin and McPherson counties and three organized counties in the Sioux reservation, Bryan has a plurality in the state of 4. r i. Hamlin and McPherson counties will give McKinley pluralities. The reservation counties are expected to go for Bryan. It will take an oflic ial canvass to decide the result. The Vote in Kentucky. LOUISVILLE, Nov. 9.—Official returns .show so many discrepancies in the votes for electors as to make it almost certain the electoral vote will be divided. LOUISVILLE, Nov. ,9.—Official returns are now in from all but twelve counties and McKinley's net plurality is raised to 04S. A PARDON FOR LIL. The Ks-Queeu is Forgiven "for Her Misdeeds. HONOLULU, Nov. 6.—At a meeting on the 23rd inst., of President Dole and the co uncil of state, it: was voted unanimously to extend a full pardon to ex-Queen Lilioukalani. Wefers Broke Two Beeords, WASHINGTON, Nov. O.-^-At 'Georgetown, Bernard J f Wefers beat two amateur records one-fifth of a second. The first for a hundred yards was made- in the remarkable time of 9 3-5 seconds and the second distance of 300 yards in 30 2-5 seconds. Ait Important Difference, To make it apparent to thousands, who chink themselves ill, that they are not afflicted with any disease, but that the sys- tym Simply needs cleansing, is to bring comfort home to their hearts, as a costive condition is easily cured by using Syrup of Pigs. Manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Company only, and sold by all druggists. IOWA PATENT OFFICE REPORT. DBS MOJNJJS, Nov, 5, — Nine patents were issued to Iowa inventors last week; Minnesota. 7; Kausas"4j Nebraska 3, Ten chums have been allowed to C, II. Miller of Marquette, Mich,, for »" bottle adapted to be sealed so it cannot be opened without breaking off an outward projection from the peck, The nature of the invention is indicated by the following ope of the ten claims,: An automatic seal for bottles, comprising a bottle havipg q. groove in the outer surface of the neck, a lup in said groove designed to be easily broken off, a cap designed to cover the peck of the Bottle, means fop securing the qap to tjie bottle, and '« spring secured 1 WtUe jn_terk>r of the bottle find desigjietj t« pass pver the lug jpt'Q the groove, so that tUe cap my not be removed without Wiping, G. AHP J, R4J-PB ol A hwge WQPk °* g«Wt e « th9 JW?. st "' >r pfc Ijpeje' ^ Wptiflff. w.ai yw&W' ?PB fpow^flHawy.taCeijeprpi «• m '< IWfeeHn lenga l>y -*, ,. tabes jt

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