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ALGONA tftWA. WfflW188PA*. JtTLY 14, 1907, t&btftct l*t for «t* Bnildtitr Jttilroftd. tteft MOIXES. .tttly 11.—The contract fdf the construction of a new railroad 2od miles long thr&agh Iowa and extending about s.lo miles into Minnesota, has just been completed and signed ift this city. The contract was fnftde by what is known as the Unit. &• j Manitoba Railway Company in Iowa, i and the Jackson Southern Railway j Company of Minnesota. The two com- j panics are to be consolidated, and j work on the construction will begin in • a short time. J). K. StanUm & Sons, ] ttf Jfcw York, secured the contract for building the road. These two roads have been under contemplation for nearly two years. About 8175.000 has already been expended on the northern thirty-four iota* farto. JfofcTiitvooT>, July J2.—Rock Citcrs, living on a leased farm seven or eight I miles east o! Xorlhwood, in a fit of ' rage, aggravated »by drink, shot his wife twice with a shotgun loaded with btickshot. then ponnded hef to a jelly] with the bnttof his gun. After killing her he lay down beside her and shot himself in the jugular vein with a revolver. The first charge of buckshot struck Mrs. Citfirs in the hand fand wrist as she fleeing, then she turned, toward her husband and pleaded for: mercy, but be waited nntil she came' near and fired the second charge into; her breast, missing the heart and not killing her. He must ALL OVER THE WOELD *—• PEACE NEOOf tAttoNS ALL OFT, Ptotn end in Iowa, and about tnirty-iour > ^ th h the .j ngulai , ( ve in and miles of road bed have been graded . ^^ tlirongh t be brain obliquely and and some iron has been laid. 1 he < nnj nftd ]odged agll j nsfc the upper work was stopped after this was done, « ^ g . nchcg ffQm Uje cntrance . and for nearly a year '— '""•" "* " ' The Sultan Acqolrcd t-and*. Co.vsTASfisorLE. July t.—Tewfik Pashi. minister of foreign affairs, has informed the representatives of the powers that the meeting in connection with Jthe peace negotiations, would hot occur, because the suitatt found it impossible to deprive the Turkish people and army of the entire fruits of the Moslem victory over the Greeks. He added that the porte must insist upon the line of the" Turkish frontier being established along the river Petoens. As a result the negotiations have exerted j u -ere virtually broken off. Later the demoniacal strength in beating her, | diplomats referred to their respective with the gun, for the stock was broken i governments for instructions. The and the double barrel was consider- j situation afterwards improved, but ably bent by blows oh the head. His j t he attitude ot the sujtan is regarded own deal h was instant, as the ball as foreshadowing the beginning of a has been at a t standstill, so far as actual work wns ! concerned. The exact towns which j will be reached in Iowa will depend j largely upon the local aid that is voted, j Four townships in Outline county have j already voted SO'.OOO. The counties of j Dickinson, Clay, Hucna Vista, Sac. j Carroll, Outline, Adair, Adams and j Taylor will be traversed and the towns of Spirit Lake. Spencer, Storm ; Lake, Sac City, Carroll, Outhrie j Center, Greenfield, Corning and Ked- i ford lie close along the proposed route. Whether all of these will be taken in or not depends entirely upon what aid they will contribute. BILL DOOLEN GANG IN IOWA. One of Their Alleged SI « ml) or • Caught at Ottumiru. OTTUMWA, .Tuly 0.— United States officers captured one of the notorious Bill Doolen gang near Ottumwa. The man caught is James H. Black. The Doolen gang robbed a train in Oklahoma after a long series of depra.da- tions and were captured by officers, but not until after they had killed three deputy marshals. They were placed in jail at Outhrie, and th« particulars of their escape by a sensational jail delivery are well known. Black was known to have relatives living a few miles from Ottumwa, and the officers were notified to look out for him. Deputy Marshal AYray learned that he had shown up at the home of his grandfather, near Martinsburg, and he took a posse and went after him. Trouble was expected, but Black was taken completely by surprise and •was on his way to Ottumwa before he had the opportunity to get any assistance from relatives. Black admits he is one of the men who escaped from the Outhrie jail, but claims to have no connection with the gang. An indictment for Black on three counts for murder, however, had been sent to the officers, accompanied by a description that could not be mistaken. Tie will be taken back to Guthric at once, and great precaution against possible surprise by members of the gang still at large will lie taken. ______ SEN! OM SED TO BE HELD, Urllllant Carnival During Fair Vieek J'ractieally Determined Upon. DBS MOIXKS, July 7.— The success of the grand carnival, which is to beheld in this city at the time of the state fair, is practically assu rod. A general meeting of the committees in charge of the affair was beat at the Commercial Exchange, at which definite plans for raising the funds necessary were made. It was nnt only decided that the carnival should be a revival of the Seni'Om-Sed, but it was concluded to give that name to the celebration, and to make the Seni-Om-Sed association a permanent one. The enthusiasm was best indicated by the fact that nineteen of those present pledged themselves to give 81,350 towards the carnival. . . GASOLINE EXPLOSION, The tragedy was witnessed by several of their children, who stood a few rods away, alraid to come near. The mother and father had had frequent quarrels and fights and had led a brutal and profane life. They leave nine children, ranging in age from 5 years to "'.', years. WH1TCOMB DANGEROUS. Makes nil Attack on lite Keepers and Ktcapes—Is Kecaptured. CHF.ROKKK, July 10.—Charles H. \Vhitcomb, who for the past year has terrorized the people of this section of the state by the bold highway robberies, etc.. and who was brought from Nebraska and safely lodged in jail at Cherokee about two weeks ago by Sheriff Wheeler, made a murderous assault at the jail upon Janitor Hey- iner and W. W. Roberts, who were furnishing the prisoners with supper. Plumbers had been working about the jail and Whitcoinb had secured a large / piece, of gas pipe, with which _he ! attacked the men unaware, inflicting ! serious injuries about the head of ! both, and then effected his escape. i The news soon spread over the city and in a short time the frenzied j citizens had the escaped prisoner safely i shackled in the jail. IOWA CONDENSED. series of deadlocks. ST. PKTERSBCRO, July 7.—Novoe Vremyaka strongly exhorts the government to abandon any further subterfuges in the negotiations for peace between Greece and Turkey, unless the latter country wishes the powers to adopt harsh measures to enforce the peace program. , CONSTANTINOPLE, July 8.—Russia has sent a circular note to the powers suggesting that steps be taken to expedite the conclusion of peace negotiations between Greece and Turkey. This action is regarded as of the greatest importance and as indicating Russia's desire to forestall a similar proposal upon the part of the other powers. The German ambassador has received fresh and precise instructions to insist upon Turkey's acceptance of the strategic frontier proposed by the poxvers. CONSTANTINOPLE, July 11.—The ambassadors of the powers are likely to recommend to their governments to recall them and organize a naval demonstration to bring the porte to time on peace negotiations with Greece, pointing out the futility of sending notes which fail to impress the Turkish government. The Turkish Dardanelles squadron has been ordered to be ready to proceed to Crete with three months' provisions. All officers will join their ships within three days. TROUBLE WITH JAPAN. At Ely, a party near Cedar Rapids, while of men were firing an anvil a ring several inches in diameter burst. One piece struck Mrs. Vou- dracek in the hip. burying itself four inches in the flesh. The woman is not likely to live. In Cedar Rapids a lad named Bassett while firing a toy cannon received a charge in his mouth, tearing away part of his cheek. Joseph Placek was fatally injured by the premature discharge of a small cannon ..._..!_ .. f _ J ,.1 !,__ n V.1 n -.1..-. l»i *-Vl 'PVl*» XKW YOKK. July 10.—The Herald's Havana special says: The threatened invasion of Matanzas province by the insurgents has been begun. Several large bodies of Cubans have crossed the line from Santa Clara and the strength of the force engaged in the westward movement is estimated from 4,000 to 0,000. Lacret and Parese, who recently crossed Jticaro Moron tfocha and passed into Santa Clara from Camaguey, have united with other leaders and there are now five or six chiefs, each with considerable following, moving into Matanzas, where the insurgent forces were ordered to mobilize. Men have been summoned from the plantations, armed and ordered . westward. Whether the movement was ordered to embarrass General AVeyler, who had recently been rushing all available troops to the orient, or to detract attention from General Gomez, who is supposed to be hemmed in by the Spanish columns near Sancti Spiritus, is not yet clear. It may do both. A WARLIKE SPANIARD, Incenulary Speech Made by a Prominent Liberal. MAmnn, July 9.—Marquis Vega Armajo, ex-president of the cortes and ex-minister of foreign affairs, speaking at a public meeting at Saragossa, said: "If called to power, our program will comprise the necessity of stopping the humiliating policy which allows the Yankees to trample on Spanish rights, and revise the proceedings of Spanish judges. We shall instruct our navy to search within Spanish waters for filibustering vessels which under the American flag bring help to the insurgents. Our attitude toward the United States will be energetic. I am sure energy will not bring a rupture, but if war coraos the Yankees will find out who they are to fight with in the fields of Cuba." Senator Quay Is a Candidate. HABIHSHURO, Pa., July 12.—Senator Quay authorized the announcement that he would be a candidate for the United States senate to succeed himself. This sets at rest all rumors that have been going the rounds to the effect that lie would retire. Horrible Ifeathpr title Come* J.-row Germany. Br.ni.is, July 10.—A Stutgart dispatch brings news of a destructive hail storm which raged for hours in southern Wurtemburg, causing the death of thirteen persons and a damage to the crops amounting to more than 84,000,000. Such a meteorological phenomenon in the hottest month of the year has never been experienced; in this part of the fatherland before. JJefore the storm the weather wns extremely sultry. ' Gradually clouds began to darken the sky, and within a few minutes after there was sudden darkness, followed by rushing torrents of rain, which almost submerged the villages. The rain was followed by a terrific hail storm, some of the hail stones being of almost incredible size. Thousands of head of cattle were killed outright, aud many fataily injured. LINES TIGHTENING. al THE be Holding jttcNauglit Brother*, at Glltlrten •—One Man Injured. QMUDKN, July 10.— Quito no explo sion took place while McNaughtBro»h- ers'were having their two-barrel tank filled with gasoline. The escaping gas filled the basement, and Charles •von Htein hud occasion to enter for something. As it was somewhat dark he struck iv anutch, which caused the explosion of the escaping gas. All the hair was singed from his heud und his face was b'adly burned, though the wounds uro not considered dangerous The stock was damaged badly froin wnoUe und water- The damuge ib covered by insurance. ___ J''numl. July ]«).—Fishermen of jjpy,» small village near Wcvcr, wp miles from the Misbis&ippi, discovered tt floater, which has been »> jaobt positively identified »s the re- wains of Miss Baj-b»rti Tlmmert, who ayed from the P»»u Home lubt ttufi who has not been heard }t is bejievsd she commitcd nadc of steel by a blacksmith. The side of his head was nearly torn off. Jt is alleged that there was a woman n the case of tho sensational disappcar- mcc of F. A. Aveikle, manager of the Wyman-Hand Company, in Ottumwa. Aveikle is said to have eloped with Mrs. Oestnian, wife of a photographer .it Oskaloosa, who was celebrated for ler beauty. Mrs. Gestmau came to ntumwa, was met by him, and the couple left Ottnmwa for Omaha, it is alleged. Farther than that they have not been traced. The Wyman-lland company will-not attempt to prosecute Avsiklc, as the amount of his defalcation with the firm was not large and he is a relative of aprorninent member of the firm. He left a large amount of unpaid bills about town. A most horrible' accident occurred a few days ago on the \V. id Owens farm, a mile nnd a half south of Lake City. Hoy Pearce, son of Bert Pearce, 13 years old, was mowing with a team and mowing machine. Claude Pearce, aged 10, Eddio Pearce, aged 7, sons of A, J. Pearce, with Julius Westrinp, were out in the meadow from their home in town playing, Eddie Pearce was chased by a bumble bee and jumped in front of the "cutter bar of the mowing maphino while it was in motipH, One fppt .was completely severed and the bth'or cut' nearly' off. Mr. Owens took every precaution to arrest the flow of blood frpm the wounds and took the little bdy to his home as quickly as possible, The remaining foot was amputated and the child's chances for recovery are regarded us good, In the Polk county court, in the caso of the State vs. Suel J. Spaulding, E. II. Hunter and C. B, Worthiugton, in which it is sought to secure judgment against Spaulding ami his bondsmon for §5,000 to apply on the $13.000 shortage in Hpwulding's accounts during the time he was secretary nnd treasurer of the pharmacy commission, no answer will bo tiled on the petition on the rule dav of the September term. Instead l)ie petition will bo demurred to. Thft demurrer will raise practically* the same questiops that were brought up in the motion to quash the indictment in the criminal case agnjnst Hpau'lding u"d which was bustuined. It will be claimed iu the demurrer th«t Spauldipg was not a state ofllcer ap* pointed by virtue of a statute, that »o such office as secretary and treasurer of tho commission h»4 been established at the tijne of the shortuge, and. that us. a consequence he could not b> held to flccpupt to the state, ^he Jefferson county Telephone. company, with, a capital stock Pf 87,000, UB,» ft}e4 ftrliojps «f ipoww* WPS witti J&ftretery «f fc>ia&» POP^P-P,, ,Th0.eo«n.pany wjU sprate a telephone * a»4 She is Keady to Do AVnr on the Hawaiian Islands. SAN FRANCISCO, July 9.—The Japan Herald,commenting upon the Hawaiian situation, editorially says: ''Unless Japanese claims are fully met and promises of future good behavior are made regarding the Sandwich Islands, we will soon hear that the flag of Japan has replaced that of the present shaky republic. That the Japanese government has a just claim against the Hawaiian republic is beyond question. That the Japanese will press the claim there is no doubt. AVho will take sides with Hawaii; America? With Japan's strong fleet of torpedo boats, Americans could not land a iiingle man in the Hawaiian islands. They would meet the fate of "the Chinese on board the Kowoshong in the late war." SENATOR HARRIS IS DEAD. BREVITIES. North India greatly the J'cnnoBRce War Governor—Had Charge of TVllKon Bill. WASHINGTON, July 0.—-Senator Jshara fi. Harris, of Tennessee, died at his home in Washington late yesterday ulternoon. Probably no man in pub- jic life had been identified with the history of this country as had Sen- ;itor Harris. He had almost completed his 70th year, having been born in February, 1818, and first became o member of congress in 1849. His congressional career thus began earlier than that of any member of either house, ante-dating Senators Mori-ill and Sherman by seven years, and Hon. Galusna A. Grow, now a member of the house .from Pennsylvania, by one y ear, . DnitthH From Heat, CHICAGO, July 12.—The record of prostrations and deaths resulting.from the long heated term approaches in magnitude that of a general epidemic, the prostrations numbering in the neighborhood of 3,000 und the deaths closo to 3HO. The central states sut'- fured more severely than any other sections, Illinois, Missouri and Ohio lihoyvipg the largest number of fatalities and prostrations. Chicago heads the list of cities in the death rate—• eighty-seven.—followed by Ciiicinnutti und St. Louis, Throughput tho south thqheitt was intense, but the- death rate was l«wer than |n tlie_nprtb, lirlglit for jHtor.vHtlonul JJlmetnlllBni. LONDON, July 1?.—To a reporter Senator ^Yolcoit said; "Everything 1 looks very bright for international bimetnlUbm,, Motwithstupdiits the rc- poi'trj to the contrary in American newspapers, The more the American press pooh-poohs bimetallism the move it helps the oaugp. 1 have just, >'e- tvirned from France, where J found that that republic will st^nd shoulder to shoulder with the United States in behali of the two metals." So-called, sorts ),egs contain po cork whatever, • 'The wm arises from the fact thfttj years. ago. swl,y; all the is nftd Pame.tjawa.r4ft ti Mwkmm'to A plague of locusts in threatens to aggravate sufferings of the famine. Sixty tons of butter arrived at Vancouver, U. C., from New York to be forwarded to Sydney. This in tho first shipment of butter ever scut to Australia. Special dispatches recently received from .Bombay say that" from 000 to 1,000 rioters were killed during the recent rioting in the vicinity of Calcutta, and it is stated that native correspondents put the death rate as high as 1,'iUO. Recent advices from the south 'of Prance show the destruction by floods to be greater than early reports indicated. The total loss is estimated at -2,000,000 fraugs. Hardly a village escaped damage. Fully I!,000 were drowned. Senator Thurston, of Nebraska, has recently introduced as a bill the provision prepared as an amendment to tlio tariff bill by the judiciary committee' 1o prohibit trusts. It was expected that it would be introduced as an amendment to the tariff bill, but when presented to the finance committee that committee suggested the inadvisability of saddling the trust question upon the tariff, saying it would be preferable to have the two questions treated independently of each other. 'In New York recently Ellery Clark, of the Boston Athletic Association, by winning six events, putting the l(i- poundshot, running high jump, throwing ]0-pound hammer, ..130.yq.rds,hur- dle, throwing 56-pound weight and running broad jump, winning second and third -respectively in two- others, won the title of individual all-around champion of the United States at Bergen Point. There were nine men entered in the contests, ten iq number, which are annually brought off -to decide the championship honor. This yonr Clark, the winner, and Charles S. Dole, of Stanford, University, Cal, were the only representatives from out of town. The otfieinl crop bulletin for Nebraska, issued a few days ago from the State University, constitutes a denial of the report stating that corn and other vegetables had been badly injured by hot winds and drought, The report covers every county in the state and shows an excess of rainfall in all districts except ten counties in the southeast section for the past week. In fi'jitrul Nebraska Uie precipitation averaged nearly four inches, This,, with high temperature, above normal everywhere, haa caused a, very vapjcl of.'.he corn crop, Small grain IMS begun and the yield issat- In the eastern tier pf counties pptutoes and Qftts bq.ve suffeyed some from the lacfc of moisture. A frightful boijer explosion ficcuyrea recently on the farm of W, A, Allen, H^vtsville, Tenn-, by ^¥hich jieople weye inst&atly killed, and ^djjr Ip^urpd. Mr, AHw apd his were ju$t pon!plu.atng; the work, of wheat* ftJ»4 wave leave the' 8eld vylww the from, whftt Q«HW is »ot Spaje of tke YietJpiS were The Striking Miner* Seem to Their Own. PiiTsiJi-Kfi, Pa., July 1.1.—The situation of the miners' strike shows but little direct change. The principal, movement made by the strikers was the securing of a conference of the national leaders of the several powerful labor organizations of the country, with the purpose in view of devising ways and moans to assist those who are making what is considered by all of them i.he supreme effort for wage advancement. It is known that concerted action will be taken at once to make the suspension of mining in West Virginia complete, which move, if successful will kill oft 1 the most effective en a my the strikers have to encounter. It was this field that broke tl:e strike in 1894. and no effort will be spared to bring it into subjection at this time. FRANCE TO AID US. Her AinlmsHadorH to Help Us to Secure) Ulmetulllsiu. LOMJOX. July !i.— The three special, envoys empowered by the United States to negotiate with European powers for a settlement of the silver question on international lines will have two embassies behind them in place of one-. They produced so good an impression upon the French gov-. eminent during their stay in Paris that the French embassy in London lias been instructed to 'co-operate with the. American embassy in such conferences and neg-otiations as may be conducted with the British government-. FIVE KILLED BY DYNAMITE. Workman SI mirk » Pipe— It Wins tho Dymimltc. LKXINOTOX. Ky., ,Iuly. 10.— While a gang of workmen were excavating a line of street railway one of them struck what appeared to be a piece of pipe, but which proved to be a sixty- four pound dynamite cartridge. .V fearful explosion followed. Five of: six negroes in the gang were blown to atoms and others fatally injured. It is not known how the cartridge got. there. State ticket At the tteacl. fifes Moisr.s. July 8.—The or gold democratic stale fiominnted a full ticket, as For trovernor, Judge John Cliggett"™^ Al n son City: for lieutenant governor S. H. Mallory, of Lucas county: for judge of supreme court, Vf. 7. jj a ^, for state superintendent, John jj' Knoepfler; for railroad commissioner Peter A. bey. The convention w^ called to order by Chairman Wullin oi the state central committee. Kathahijl French, of Davenport, Was temporary chairman and S. {>. Sloane, of Charle's City, temporary secretary. fh ese officers were afterwards made pe r . manent. Congressman Frost and $ W. Lehman, both of St. Lotiis, addressed the convention. The platform adopted is as follows: The national democrats of (he stats of Iowa, in convention assembled, d e . clare: First—The doctrines of paternalism class legislation and debased coinage' to which eacli of the three contracting parties making up the free silver, pop. ' ulistic, triple alliance In this state, have recently pledged themselves in their several platforms, are as abhorrent to every true democrat when advocated by populists under the name of democracy, as when taught by republican!! Democracy Is a necessary foe of each and we repudiate them as unworthy oi the support of every true democrat. 'Second—We hereby renew our fealty lo the cardinal principles of democracy, which were first enunciated by Jefferson in the dawn of the century, and which have been advocated by its great leaders from that time down lo 189$, and under which It has. achieved all its great victories. The largest freedom of the Individual consistent with good government, and , opposition to paternalism and to all class legislation. •Equal rights to all; special privileges [o none. The support of the federal government In all its departments In its full Eonstllutlonal vigor, and the preservation of the states in all their rights. A strlpt construction.of the constitution in the interpretation of laws, but a faithful obedience to all laws when once jonstrued by the courts. That taxation In all forms should be for public purposes only and not for private gain, and should 'be limited to the actual necessities of the government When economically administered. The honest payment of our debts, the (acred preservation of the national honor, and a sound and stable currency. Retrenchment and rigid economy la [he public expenditures. Third—We heartily endorse the plat- torm adopted by the national republl- ;ah party at Indianapolis in 1896, which states at length the foregoing fundamental principles of government. Fourth—We denounce the Dingley tariff bill soon to be enacted Into, law by a republican congress. Under the pretense of increasing the revenue it Is the old republican policy of protection to the few at the expense of the mafty, tt tends to create and foster trusts and monopolies, and we recognize in It the } CuKillnient of promised reward to trios* who supplied the party treasury. We renew our allegiance to the historic fiemocratic doctrine of a tariff for revenue only. Fifth—We insist upon the continued reform in the civil service, national, state and municipal until the spoils system is overthrown. Sixth—We favor a dignified, intelligent and firm foreign policy. Power and progress to the American people is ; Involved In honorable peace with all the world. Jingoism destroys com- -.; merce, begets unrest, and encourages >. needless taxation in preparation for > l on Sandwiohrs. NEW YOKK, July 10. — Five hundred' persons at Wappinger's Falls, X. Y., were poisoned at n, picnic by eating- ham sandwiches, most of which hud been cooked in a copper-bottomed kettle. Three hundred of the afflicted ones suffered severely, and none arc yet well, but none have died. In every ease the symptoms were alike — violent cramps and spasms, nausea and burning fever. The physicians found the meat so thoroughly permeated with poison that if anyone had eaten largely of it the result would have been fatal, Woman liurnetl to Dentil. CorKcn. BI.UITS, July 10.—Mrs. Maggie Johnson, wife o£ John 11. Johnson, while lighting the fire in the cook stove, was fatally burned by the explosion of a xinn .of kerosene. She was so badly burned by the explosion r that,.thara was not a. particle of her body above the waist with the skin still remaining. Everything possible was done to relieve her sufferings, and she lingered, enduring untold agonies until the afternoon, when she succumbed to her fearful injuries. Formed u Triple AllliiiKie. OMAHA, Nob,, July 10.—A dispatch from Lincoln says: Tlio conference committee of the democrats, populists and silver republicans met hereto-day, After some time spent in discussion the conferees agreed to call, a convention of each party to meet in Lincoln ou September .1. Cuban Killed I'imloiicil. M'ADHju, -luly 10.—The queen regent has,pardoned 108 Cubans who have been deported to the Spanish penul settlements at CinUu, Fernando und the Chaffarino iiilimds. Tho men pur- doried will be permitted to return to Cuba. Ytdlqiv f»\n It, Sixmrglug Cubit, f M.APRIP, July !).— A dispatch from Havana, to tho iinpiirdal -bays that during April and May in four towns xvlipse aggregate population was ao.ooo there were 15,048 deaths from yellow J'evcr and other diseases. Lightning recently played some shocking pranks at Hiram, Me. 11 set fire to six rooms in the residence of Marshall Spring-, toye np u board under » chair in wjijcli Up was sittipg-, and melted a, brpujio bracket H,eu.j< which Jus daughter itood. The oollemtip.?! of postage btauips winch ,1'iBks third in the \yorld is owned by y, W, Ayer, of flavor, 'Me, Wp recgatly sold ft single Stamp " f * u - lJa!TOiia.B tMUfl Of Wl tot war. . Seventh—Combinations, trusts ami rnuiiopulies in connict wun maivmuw rights and hostile to the developmental individual and natural resources should be suppressed. Eighth—We demand retrenchment and rigid economy in the administration of affairs, not only in the nation but in the state, and denounce the reckless expenditure of taxes which has resulted in a heavy debt and increased taxation to the people of our state. Ninth—We condemn the prohibitory nnd mulct legislation in this state which makes the sale of intoxicating liquors H, crime, but condones the offense for money, and which discriminates against the will of the majority In certain lo- ; callties, and we demand the enactment In their stead of a Judicious law regulating the sale o! such liquors which combines license with local option, and also the enactment of a just and proper law for the manufacture of the same. Tenth—We renew our demand of for. mer years for the placing of our stats. institutions under a board of general |j control instead of the present system•.;• of management by separate boards r trustees. Eleventh—Our judiciary should be' 1 dependent of politics, and we condemn,;, the'attempt of the Chicago conyehW- to make it a tool of political parties^ register the decree of the caucus. Tl» judiciary will be most fearless and independent when most non-partisan, ana we therefore request the state central committee lo confer with the committees of other parties and with the state, bar association in order to devise som*, non-partisan method of selection anu election of our judges, and to report »V our nc-xt convention, TweKth—The honestly, economy^ courage, fidelity and-wisdom of the aa- j ministration of Grover Cleveland comn. rnand not only our approval but <w^ unqualified admiration. . •" The following supplemental res 01 ";, tlon was offered by the commits though not as part of the unit was adopted: (Resolved, That we are In hearty j pathy with the efforts'being put j to make a creditable exhibit oi matchless resources of the gr»no i of Iowa at the trans-Mississippi SSj tlon at Omaha In 1898, that sources may be called'to the of the states of the nation ana pie of the world. Paris, July 8,—Henri noted dramatic author and the French academy, is dead gestlon. of the brain. The seventy-fifth wedding of Jopatban his wife was recently their home in ?uJ»rti.P»v htul eight children, aU °' living, A VwUet reposes & W 1 Oliver fcavw, W » year %'Q.i a x .

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