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TUB UPPER MOINE8! ALGOSA. IOWA IN IOWA I JTNfi30, 1897. A S-J-ORM CROSSES IOWA, ti tot* * c«*t iteti trf fa* c*dai WHITCOMBE O*A* Atrtot , Him In CEWAH BAFID*- ion* 2.1—A serert wind, lightning and hail storm etrnci this sectkra of the state Tbe stonr Siot-4 Crrr. Jane 25.—Charie* Whit- I cajte up sosoddeuly that people were tsottbe ha* been captured. Wbitcombc | caaf ht oct in all paHa of the cily. charged with a rtost remarkable j The ciond was IOTV, of gteeoith color, It L« charged against ] a cd vrhen tbe rain began to fall it be- crime*. >jito that he has robbed and held np Uiirty-siX fanners in Cherokee county aloflc. The captnre wa« effected at the Wfnnebago rtwrtalion in Nebraska at the point of a reroiter by Sheriff Borowskf, of Dakota tonnty. Nebraska, who, assisted by Sheriff Wheeler, of Cherokee county. lotra, brought Whitcombe to Sionx City and lodged him in the county jaii. The list of Whitcombe's alleged robberies fa very long. He first appeared in Iowa in Cherokee county last sprinp. A* a result of his operations there, it is said, thirty-six farmers complained to the county authorities that he not only stole horses, baggies, wagons, harness, etc., but in numerous instances entered farm houses and at the point of a revolver held occupants for everything they value. Finally Cherokee became too warm to hold him skipped. But before going he defied Sheriff Wheeler by, it is alleged, stealing from him three horses, a harness j and a bnggy. came so dark that objects could not be distinguished across the stfeeL The Water caine down like a waterspont, flooding cellars and doing much damage. Prior to the storm the air was sultry, with low barometer, all the in dications pointing to cyclones. The storm proves quite serious and the losses are heavy. The smoke stack ol the street railway power house wai blown down and all cars are stopped. Trees were uprooted in all parts of the city and the ground is everywhere strewn with trees and branch .^s. Many heavy plate glass windows were broken by sheer force of wind, small buildings were blown down and other? unroofed. In some houses all the west . windows were blown 'in. The storrr up the 1 was heavier south, but nothing cyclon ALLOVERTHEWORLO WAR Ifc EUROPE* I , June 2i.-Tofkey wfllwUh- 'i « draw ft-onii Tnesalr. A satisfactory jj ^ adjustment has been reached by the representatites of the powers and the porte. A treatj- of peace tsiU be! signed, and Turkey will get a slight rectification of frontier. The only open question is the method of guaranteeing the indemnity. Bnt this will r<v«f*«tt* t&« Woa* of for X«t Jan« 95.—Speaker hte committees the session dosest This cire each eltairman tiiee to get had of county and he ic is reported. The damage to fruil and rye will be heavy. Advices frorr Marshalltown, Atlantic, Audubon, Jiurlinpton and other places repor< similar damage. WENT UP IN SMOKE. MUSIC AT CHAUTAUQUA. One of the riaen Program* Kver J'rc- •ented. DEB MOIXKH, June 2*..—The program I of the Midland Chautauqua is espec-| Sally full and varied in musical attractions A junior chorus class will be conducted daily by Mrs. H. R. Reynolds, beside the regular assembly chorus. Nearly every day there will l»e some leading musical attraction. Several concert troops have been engaged. The Arion Lady Quartet will be here four days and the Wagner 51 ale Quartet four other days. There will also be two great music days. Miss Marie L. Chambers will conduct recitals, besides singing frequently as as a prelude to lectures or entertainments. The Harmony Male Quartet will furnish music several days. There will also be two great music days. July 0 and SO. ^No expense or labor has been spared to make these grand events. The be*t talent from this city and special soloists from Chicago and Denver have been engaged. Also the Apollo club, Bes Moincs orchestra, High School Glee Club, Miss Harriet D. Beyon, Henri Ruifrok, Arthur Heft, Afro-American Glee Club. Miss Marie Nielsen. On these days there will be two grand concerts, one at '1 p. rn. and the other at S p, m. WRECKS ON MILWAUKEE, Plant Two of Them Occurred Near Uedham— Severn! Are Jiadly Injured, UEDHAM, June 27.—A Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul freight, going cast, broke in two parts on a grade just west of town, and the caboose and one ear rolled down a twenty-foot embankment. The following were injured: Conductor Raif, arm broken; Warren Howard, salesman, Marshulltown, Ijadly injured; two brakcmen, from Perry, badly injured. A wrecking train, with surgeons, was sent immediately to assist Dr. Harover, local surgeon, in caring for the injured. When running at a high rate of speed, it collided with a freight going west, and both engines were badly demolished. The engincei's and firemen of both trains jumped just before the collision, thus saving themselves from possible death. Dr.. R. 11. Williams, of Manning, and Dr. Graham, of Manilla, who were on the wrecking train, were both badly injured. Marshall town Tlme«-Il«pnbll<-»n IXMtroyed by Fire, MAnsHAJ.LTOWJf, June 28.—The Evening Times-Republican plant, one of the best equipped offices in the state, was almost completely gutted by fire at 4 o'clock a. m. The perfecting press was ruined. Water and smoke damaged the composing and editorial rooms. The Marshall Printing company, a job and book bindery establishment, was completely destroyed. The Times-Republican loss is SJ.'j.OOO; insurance, 815,000. Thepr'.nt- ing company loss is 812,000; insurance, S2.000. The loss on building is 83,000. A new press will be purchased at once, and the paper will be on its feet in a short time. his bills ia shape foff filing-, appoint i bis sBb-eoiaml4tees and bare eTerr- ; thine in shape for the regTilar session ; of congress when it Hieets ia Daic*niD*r. I Br following this coarse there wQl be \ no waitin? «ntU after the holidays for \ the house to orfani». The list as it ! now stands makes bat few changes in ; the chairsaanships frona those of the last house. Among- the chairmen of probably be secured by the powers thetnselVes. An alternatiTe suggestion is that a committee of wealthy Greeks residing in foreign countries | ^ mcs , in|portant commiUees are may be appointed to administer Greek J ^ mlo ^ a£ . Appropriations, J. G. fiBftace-alid to stand as security for j CaMOD G ^o^ banking and cor- tbe payment of tbe indemnity Tbe , ^ } fl Walker. Ma^sachnsetts: amount of the indemnity which Greece j ^ wei?hls aad measllres , C . W. will pay, it is believed, will be £o,000.- j 000. the largest amount the Greeks could pay. The news that this result has been reached is received with gen- p eral satisfaction in London, and will tend to allay any special popular hostility toward the Ottoman envovat the jubilee festivities. PETTICREW STRICKEN. WILL SUE M'FARLAND. Attorney General Itemley IB Preparing the Cane. DKS MOIXKS, June 24.—Attorney General Remlcy is preparing a petition in an action to be brought at the September term of the district court against Wm. H. McFarland, ex-secretary of state, and his bondsmen, to recover to the state the amounts it is charged by the investigating committee appointed at the special session last winter were wrongfully retained by him during his term of office. The amount to be sued for is estimated at nearly 820,000. It is also understood that the criminal charges against Mr. McFarland have not been dropped. SHELBY SAVES $13,777. UoHliiff VopullsU. J)KH MoiNKS, June 85.— The bolting populists met and perfected an organ- isation by the selection of a state uentral committee of which A. W. C. Weeks is chairman. It was decided, after considerable debate, not to issue a call for a convention lit once, but to 'commence to prosecute the work of organisation, and to devote u month or six weeks to this work, It was practically decided to cull the conven- Don in Pes Moines during the week of the state t air. at OntiKl Junction. G JUKI) JUNCTION, Juue 20. — Kobbers entered tjio store of Maloney & Whalen by borin;» a hole .through the shatters »°ar tl»V back end of the buiJcllng 1 and UftV-'g 1 the catch on the inside, They turned th^ir attention mostly to ladies' under wear and ladies' Iflpyoe sand shoe?., It is hard to tell Just what the loss is, but it is estimated ot_f row _SJ50_ t ,ojg lop. HUuniirUttUlo WJiout Crop, JCjiQxvjijM!, Tenn., June as. —The j»98t remarhHWe wheat crop ever harvested through- Tennessee, . The season ore, wl farmers P» usually Jprge crop, casern, been a, County Claim In Broken Hank IB Preferred, IlAiti,\X, June 25.<—Judge \V. I. Smith has handed down his decision in the first of the cases growing out of the Harlan bank failure. The court orders that the county funds deposited in the bank be a preferred claim. The amount is 813,777, with interest from December of last year. County Treasurer A. Pritchard and his bondsmen are correspondingly relieved. IOWA CONDENSED. Herbert Newton, 0 years old, of Cedar Rapids, set a pan of gasoline on fire. The «oil exploded and he was fatally burned. "Divine Healer" Schrader is proving a drawing card at Riverside Park, Sioux City. He has blessed nil who have applied to him and according to the patients effected a number of seemingly miraculous cures. Schrader will remain a week. His quarters at the Friendship Hotel are besieged by invalids and cripples seeding euro at his hands'.' Cora Martin, colored, was shot and badly hurt at a. house in the White- chapel district pf Des Moincs recently. The assailant was her husband, who lives at Newton and who, according to reports, heard that she was living with a man named Wallace, He wont to the house and called her down stairs. They had a talk and she declined to go away with him and lie then pulled a revolver and shot her. About one hundred editors of democratic newspapers met in Pes Moincs a few days ago and effected n, permanent organization, 'elected Frank Q, Stuart, editor of the Chariton Democrat as president, and selected him to remain in Des Moiues during the coming campaign und edit the democratic literature which wil} be furnished papers. The Iowa Uimetal- }ic Press Association was the name selected. U K, Fay, of Clinton County Advertiser, was made vice president; Ed, Meredith, of the Farm* era' Tribune) secretary, und 8, W» Mercer, gt tfie, Iow» State. Press, treasurer, City dispatch; WiJU»i» uf SJSeus £%i wbp eeirw4 of a $pm a* AJB»I»O§« wag Stutaln* a Partial Stroke of Apoplexy i While Addre»Ing tbe Senate. ; TVASHIKOTO?!, June 28.—Senator ; Pettigrew was overcome in the midst j of a violent speech in the senate. He j hesitated, failed to enunciate nisi words and took his seat with the sentence unfinished. Water was brought to him by his friends, who gathered about, and he appeared to revive quickly and business proceeded. Dr. Bain, who was summoned, said tbe illness was caused by a clot of blood on the braiu, but no serious results are expected, if be remained quiet. The senator walked to the carriage with a sprightly gait and without assistance. He said he had no pain, but talked with difficulty and very indistinctly. The doctor said there is no immediate danger, though he pronounced the attack to be in the nature of a slight, stroke of apoplexy, causing facial paralysis. SPANISH MINISTER'S DATE. enrolled bills. Iowa: foreign t R. R. Hitt, Illinois: interstate and foreign commerce. Wm. P. Hepburn Iowa: judiciary. D. B. Henderson. Iowa: military. J. A. mines and raining, Iowa: naval affairs. Maine: public lands, Iowa. Florida CHy in the Mob. NEGROES THREATEN TO RIOT, FORCES ON A TICKET. fl-m Hnn«lr*6 Sar*t>«»d the JaH Court Boos* to rrtrent the t jnch- Io£ of One of Th«r S»n»ber— Troops Sent tot by the S Kev West, Fla.. Jane 26.—This city •SETS on tfae verje oi a race war Friday night. Several huntlre-1 negroes Wre quartered at Jackson park ready to take part in any outbreak which might come about. One tvhite man was ki'.lets and several others wounded. Sylvester Jcimson, a negro, attacked four white vomen, and, it is charged, one. The negro was given n T. Ilnll. Iowa: K. G. Cousins. C. A. Itontelle. John F. Laeey. (Vooilford Goes to Madrid In July—Kiots in Spain. WASHINGTON, June 25.—In an interview with the president respecting his mission to Spain, Mr. Woodford learned that lie would not leave for Madrid before the latter part of July. MADRID, June 25.—Serious rioting has taken p'ace at Mieres, in iQvedia province, v.'hich is supposed to be due to the increased taxes on food. There was heavy fighting between 8,000 miners and -the Spanish troops, consisting of civil guards and the prince's regiment. Two rioters were killed and five severely «and many slightly wounded. Two soldiers were killed and several wounded. CUBAN PACIFICATION. Spanish and In»urjtenU Are Both Confident. NEW YORK. June 25.—A letter written by General Gomez, dated May 13. has been received by the Cuban junta. It relates that the rains having been begun, fighting is over for the season. During the period of inactivity the Cuban army will be reduced to 3,OOC men, but, writes the commander-in- chief, these men are well equipped, well-fed, sturdy and efficient soldiers. The Spanish army, the Cuban general describes as ill-equipped and ill-fed. On his famous march from Havana through Matanzas to Las Villas (or Santa Claraj General Weyler led 25.000 or 35.000 soldiers. One-third of that number died from small pox and fevers. The hospitals are full, and the Spanish troops discouraged. Many men have received no pay for five or six months. But for the stubbornness of Spain the war would be deemed now at an end with the glory all attaching to the Cuban army. HORRIBLE WRECK. a Gorge— SAY GOMEZ IS DEAD. He la First He WaH Killed; Now SerloiiHly Hurt. 1 HAVANA, June 28.-—Rumors have been afloat, probably emanating from official circles, that General Maximo Gomez, the insurgent commander-in- chief, has been killed in a fight near the military line in the province of Puerto Principe. The reports have not been confirmed. Later the report of the killing of Gomez was modified 1o the statement that he has been seriously wounded, but nobody outside of official circles believes this report to bo true. MAHER AND SHAKKEY SIGN. They Will Iflglit Before Some Club Out- Dlcle of Cnllforniu, NEW YOHK, June 20.—Articles for a fight to a finish between Peter Mahor and Thomas Sharkeyjwere drawn up at the office of the Police Gazette and subsequently signed in Jersey City by representatives of the two heavyweights. The fight will be before the club, outside of California, offering the best purse, and a side bet of §5,000. Tho fight is to take place within three mouths after the final deposit is made on August 3. The referee is' to be mutually agreed upon, and Al Smith will be final stakeholder. No U, 1'. Foreclosure. WASHINGTON, June 25.— In response to a resolution of inquiry from the senate in regard to the foreclosure proceedings against the Union Pacific, the attorney general Bays .he knows of no suit to procure a judicial declaration of forfeiture of the rights, privileges, franchises, etc., of the pacific railroad companies, bused upon Section 11, of tho not of 1878, or otherwise. African Ksiitditloii hJuuglitorcd. BHUSSKI.S, June 85,r—The Reform says it learns from good sources that the entire Dhunis expedition to the headwaters of the Nile, including JUiron Pluinis himself, hus been' massacred. The expedition consisted of 0,000 men, A 8ALJN4 reached Wabash Passenger Plnnceg in A Score Killed. KANSAS CITV, June 2S.— A St. Louis express on the Wabash railway, plunged through a trestle at Missour City, Mo., carrying down the entire train, with the exception of the rear a Pullman. The number of dead is estimated at from nine to twenty-five. The known dead number nine. A dozen are more or less injured. The gorge, which a few hours previous!} was practically empty, had become raging torrent by a tremendous rain Eto'-miand the structure weakened. A farmer returning home from Missour City waited for the coming of the train and tried to flag it, but owing to the terrific downpour the engineer-failed t< see him. A passenger ou the rear ca: of the wrecked train flagged a freigh within 300 feet of the last coach. Cytloiw in June ?C.~>-News has here • of a terrific which passed fifteen miles northwest of Balina. As far as is known three are dead and ft number dangerpugly A }ady in Wilkegbarre, p a ,, who died p,°£ses.§eij of cpss,i4eraWe prpp lelt U alltP a lewale friend who b^eo very bigft t,g Uprr^ftjj, except cent, aw this she declared, shtmia to iiej to§feftB4> five y«avs ' BREVITIES. The jury in the case of J. S. Bartley, ex-state treasurer of Nebraska charged with embezzlement, returne a verdict of guilty. The Duquesne forge, Garland chain works arid WestSnghotise electri works, at Pittsburg, have started wit! a force of 20,000 men, previously unem ployed. Over a million people witnesse> the six-mile pageant attendant upon the queen's jubilee exercises. It wa probably the grandest affair the worli has ever seen. The secretary of the treasury ha received information of the capture o the suspected filibuster Dauntless, off Indiana Key, Fla., with men, arms an ammunition on board. At Odessa recently mob of 300 in furiate'd peasants seized and savagelj lynched one Duclnik, a murderer Dudnik was charged with the comrnis sion of nineteen murders. A dispatch from Madrid says Premier Canovsis del Castillo declare that in tho event of a conflict between the United States and Spain the latte country is capable of rising to" th' same emergency, A Madrid dispatch says since Jan uary 1, last, $8,100,000 has been pai into the government treasury bj Spanish parents redeeming their son from military service in Cuba and thu Philippines. This money, it i announced, has boon turned over t< ,the navy department to meet tlv expenses of increasing the novy. ' Jn Washington recently the cour instructed tho jury in the case o Broker John W. McCartney, for al leged contempt of the senate suga trust committee, to return a verdict o acquittal. McCartney is the last of the accused witnesses to be tried, so the record stands: Acquittals, six, con victions one, namely Broker Chapman wh9 served 85 days in jail. JlfoBjnley has 'determined, to revive thp abaHdpeed treaty of general orbi between the United, stages ape Britain. H B has already turnet JMs attention to t}ie eje,rt')je direction pf £eojpetary Sner e TO^er Jja,g progressed to th that ft sew treaty has bjefl drftjjje,4 y hearing before a justice, during tfce proceeding a man arced Pendleton arose ,'n court and asktd if there v/ere not white men nough present to lynch UK: nvlnoiier. ntense excitement enpuert, but the au- horities succeeded in landing their prisoner in jail. Later in the after- :0on, while Pendleton was passing dcwn the street, he was attacked by a mob of negroes, but was rescued untamed. This intensified the fcsling, which ran high on both Hides, and fears of a riot caused the local militia company to assemble at tho armory. The city was completely at the mercy of a negro mob. It surrountlod the jail and court house. In the latter buil'.l- ing was the local militia armory. Iu the excitement the mob began liriiig, killing William Gardner, white, and wounding several others. Sheriff Knight wired the governor asking for aid to quell the riot, lie requested the governor to or-Jer out the local military and asked tho secretary of war at Washington to order out the national troops if needed to protect lives and nopcrty. Johnson is still 'n jail. The negroes guawlerl the jail over 500 strong, all well armed and furious at the attitude of the whites. They swore they vould kill every \vhite man on the island before Johnson shoul-J be lynched. The v/liiter, .are in earnest now, the killing oi Gardner having aroused their anger to \vhite heat. Mrs. Atwell, Johnson's victim, is reported to be flying, ami this aggravates tho situation. Tho negroes outnumber the whites four to one, and, knowing this, they arc very outrageous in their demeanor and flaunt their guns everywhere. Xo Change in Volley. Yvashington, June 2S.—When questioned concerning the report that the United States was about to demand a speedy solution of affairs in Cuba, Secretary Sherman said that there had been no special change in the situation recently, and that, so far as he knew, this government contemplated no immediate change in its policy toward Spain. Defense of the Tobacco fllcn. New York, June 28.—The taking of evidence for the defense in the trial of James B. Duke, Josiah Browne and other officers of the American Tobacco company, indicted on a charge of conspiracy in restraint of trade, was be,gun in the court of general sessions before Judge Fitzgerald Friday. Wind and Halo Cause Havoc. Macon, Mo., June' 28.—A hurricane raged here Thursday night, damaging buildings more or less seriously, wrecking trees and telephone and telegraph wires and doing other damajo. The storm territory was fifty miles wide, from Brookfield to Clarence. As far as known, no deaths resulted. Powder Mills mown Up. Alton, 111., June 28,— The corning house of the Equitable Powder company's mills, one mile north of East Alton, was destroyed by an explosion BMday. George Scott and John Boss were blown to atoms. The property loss .was small. a Would-Be Assassin. Rome, June 28.— The Court of Cassation has rejected the appeal of the anarchist, Pietro \eciarito, against the judgment of the l>,wer court, condemning him to life imprisonment for attempting to assassinate King Humbert as his majesty was driving to ths Campanelle race course on April 22, Students Present In Fovce, Northfleld, Mass., June 2S.— The world's students conference, which opened here Friday, promises to be by far tho most important gathering of the tort ever held in Northfleld. All week students have been arriving, and never before has there been such a crowd in the city. Praises the American Ship* London, June 28,— Laji-j Clowes, the naval expert, in an article Jn the Daily Mail on the Spithead review, highly praises the American use of electricity for various purposes iu men-of-war aud declares that in this matter England is years behind the United States, " rrect Whit* for Governor, ft. ^ ^ t tot Kinne tat thfe Supreme June 24—The cratie state convention was called order by Chairman Healy, ^ announced Fred E. White, of ft^. county, as temporary chairman, a i S. W. Mercer, of Johnson conht£ ( secretary. Mr. White addressed \ convention, his address being received* with great enthusiasm. The coi tioh authorized the state central mittee to act as a conference tee to meet with similar committee/' appointed by the populist abd silver! republican conventions. j Permanent organization was effected 1 with J. M. Parsons, of Rock '1 chairman, the other temporary officers 1 being made permanent. After a short 1 address, the conference committee i reported that an ^agreement had been reached by which the nominations ri would be divided as follows: Governor' imd supreme judges to the democrats- lieutenant governor and state super! = in tendent to the free silver republicans; 1 railroad commissioner to the populists! \ Nomination of candidates being j'jl order a large number of candidates! were placed in nomination. An in.; formal ballot resulted as follows;? White, iil7i-£: Hurgess, 132; Bashor 1 fifijtf; Dayton. 120; Roberts. 6.1; Leach' I 2(1; Williams, 127: Mealy, 112; Boies, 9;| Daly 14; Carpenter 2; Stubbs, H, | Before the spcodd ballot was completed' Mr. White was nominated by acclamation. The committee on resolutions then reported and its report • was at once adopted. The platform committee was as follows: First district. H. M. Eichers, Wel> I uter; Second, W. I. Hayes, Clinton; Third, \ John S. Murphy, Dubuque; Fourtb, J, p, • Blaise. Cerro Gordo; Fifth, J M. Terry, Lee: Sixth, G. M. Tripn, Jasper: Seventh; J K. B. Evans. Polk; E~if?hth, F. Q. Stuart, Lucas; Ninth, George W. Cullison. Shelby; Tenth. M. F. Healy, Webster; Eleventh, I iTohn L. Barter, Sac. The convention thea proceeded to the nomination of a candidate for judge of the supreme court. Judge L, G. Kinne and Judge Freeland, oi Wayne county, were tbe only candidates, tbe ballot resulting 997 for" Kinne and 300 lor ! Freeland. The nominations made by the other conventions were then endorsed and the convention adjourned. DES MOINES, June 24.—The populist I state convention was called to order by J. liellangee, chairman of the state central committee. After an address by C. 0. Holly, A. W. C. Weeks, of Mahaska county, offered a resolution | to instruct the committee on credentials to reapportion the representation on the vote for Crane in 1895, but it. was tabled. The roll was called for members of I committees, the committee on resolu-1 tions being composed as follows: First < district, L. C. Liming, Van Buren; Second. J. N. Newman, Muscatine; Third, J. C. Ferris, Franklin; Fourth, L. D. Van Gorden, Aflamakee; Fifth, L. S. Wood, Linn; Sixth, Perry Enplc, Jasper; Seventh,, John Kent, Dallas; Eighth, W. H. Robb, Union; Ninth, L. B. Tabor, Guthrie; Tenth, A. B. Starrett, Humboldt; Eleventh, I. R. Carroll, O'Brien. j A conference committee was ap- ; pointed to confer with a similar con- 1 mittee iroin the democratic and silver ! republican conventions. Mr. Weeks'J objected to giving this committee any J authority, but the chairman decided l| that it had authority. Weeks called i upon all populists who were in favor •, of only-popufists controlling -a popn- : , list convention to meet at the Kirkwood for a conference. At the conference the ^following resolution was adopted: Resolved, that a committee of five be appointed to sit iu the convention and whenever that body takes any action that makes.-! it a democrat, and not a populist eonven-; tiou, said committee should protest, and thfi arise and lead the true blue populists -I oui of the hall. Permanent organization was efv ; fected with the following officers;;; Chairman. Gen. J. B. Weaver, of Jas- •'• per; secretary, W, N. Hinton, of Albiaivl assistant secretar}', Alf Wooster; read-;1 ins clerk, Charles Weller. Ex-coa-l gressman Towne, of .Minnesota, made|| ivn appeal for harmony araoug the sll-'; ver forces. The chairman of the con-i ference committee announced that an|| agreement had been reached by which f the democrats were to name thecandi-1 dates for governor and supreme judge, pj the silver republicans were to nonii-' nate candidates for lieutenant governor and superintendent, and the populists" were to name a candidate for railroad' commissioner. A. W. C. Weeks objected to.the plan and. offered a resolution that the populist state central | committee he instructed to file »>j petition with the secretary of state for J the nomination by the populists of im a full ticket, The motion was de-jl feate4, and Weeks led twenty-seven J members of the convention from the' hall, declaring that the convention^ had repudiated the principles of pop-} ulism. The committee, after adopting;] its platform, completed its work W'f nominating S, B. Crane for railroad! commissioner, PES MOINKS, June 24,—J, B.: of Denison, was temporary of the convention of silver republican!? and F, 0, Hjnckman, of Outline cow-| ty, temporary secretary, organisation was effected by selection of D, 13. Collins, of P»lo< county i for chairman, and G. F, Jv hapt, of Jasper, for secretary- Congressman. Towne addressed convention bjieflyi after which platform was eonsideje'd and odop Nominations being in- ordcr» th^ ' vontion selected B. A, plumper, Forest City, for Ueutewant g°? er " G. F. Rigehart, Pf Newt9P. of] June 28,-rThe Berlin corre* spondent of the Standard says: "R US . ftfe Will not Me iu, Japan's protest against the annexation of Wawaii b y the United States; but she regards the a,s a daogevous precedent,'-' .' r, »vw *$ The violence' of the \vl»4 Qj-ampiap HiUs is so great U several ppeasions sta B d6tiH raUi-pad. fvom Perth to A oow Mowing- to Robert tOB, Of Ashiovd, Conn. traSos

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