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UPPfcK DE8 MO1NES: ALGONA IOWA, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 4, 1897. THE SEWS IN IOWA BANKER STONE LOCAtEd. Sioux City "Flimtteiet"' I* Now in Toronto, Canada. Sioux CITY, August 1.—What is considered the first piece of authentic information as to the whereabouts of E. P. Stone, ex-cashier of the Sioux City Savings Bank, has just been received. It was in a private letter from Miss Mae Adams, deputy county recorder of Woodbury county. SUss Adam's is visiting in Toronto, Ont., and says fihe frequently sees E. P. Stone on the streets of"that city. Miss Adams adds she has been told he is camping somewhere in the vicinity, but appears to be making no secret of his whereabouts. Miss Adams says it is impos- Bible that she can be mistaken, as she knows Stone perfectly well and has had frequent business dealings xvith him during his residence in Sioux City. GILBERT WINNER. Iowa Man Captnren K. C. Powder Company's «Jun Trophy. DAYTON. O.. August 2.—Holla O. Heikes, of Dayton, and Fred Gilbert, of Spirit Lake. la., shot a 150 bird race at Fair View Park for the E C. Powder Company trophy and championship of America. The contest consisted of fifty singles, known traps and unknown angles, fifty singles, known angles and unknown traps, and twenty-five pairs of doubles. Gilbert's total score was 142. Heikes' total score was 13(5. The referee declared Gilbert, winner of the trophy and championship. REV. MR. COLBY EXPELLED. EAT ON FOR GOVERNOR. Minister Meets Trouble In an Oikaloosa Conference. OSKALOOSA, July 31.—After an all night's session, the jury in the church trial of Rev. H. E. Colby returned a verdict expelling him from the conference. There were eleven men on the jury and the vote stood six for conviction and five for acquittal. In church trials a majority of votes decides the question. Rev. Mr. Colby took an appeal immediately to the Iowa conference, which meets in Oskaloosa early in September. MURDER NEAR ALBIA. Jim Kapler Fatally Wounds R. K. Kirkman as the Kftmlt of a Omirrel. AI.HIA. July 30.—As a result of bad feeling, Jim Napier shot and fatally wounded R, E. Kirkman, while the latter was mowing on his father's farm, eight miles north»of Albia. Another Amputation Necessary. DunuquE, July 30.—Private advices from Washington are that Colonel Henderson's limb is to be amputated at the knee joint. He left Dubuque last December, after congress had convened, with the intention of undergoing the operation at once, but his surgeon there found it would be safe in ' view of his improved condition to defer it. His wound has broken out so frequently in recent years that it became clear it would not heal permanently until the limb had been amputated again. llocly Found. CUNTOX, July 30.—The body of Miss Bertha Knaack, who was drowned June 10, has been discovered floating in the river near Cordova. Miss Knaack was a neice of Captain Knaack, of the Verne Swaine, and had been working for some time oil the boat. Some think she intended to commit suicide, while most think it was accidental drowning, as the young lady was to have been married June 23 to Edward Warnker, of Davenport, and there was a very bright future before her. Child Choked to Death. FAIKFIKI.U, August 1.—Lillie, the 18- months-old daughter of William ShulU, of Salina, was choked to death. The little one was out in the chicken lot throwing corn to the chickens, when, by putting corn in her own mouth, she choked on it. The father saw the little one fall, and, rushing to it, found it almost dead. It lived only five minutes. He succeeded in getting a few grains of corn out of its mouth, but not in time to save its life. i;<-v. Otto Kali Killed. CiiESTO.v, August 1.—llev. Otto Rail, of Des Moines, was struck by th« IJurhngton Route fast mail at Afton Junction and instantly killed. He was going to Corning to hold religious berviees. L. It. liolter GetH the I'lniu. MISSOUIU VAI.I.KY, July 30.—L. R. Holter was nominated for senator from the Thirty-fourth district by adjoint convention of populists and democrats. lie had fifty and seventeen-twenty- sixths votes out q/ eighty-eight. Two IOHH UlrU Are Drowned. NoKTiiAMi'TON, Mass., July 31.—Mamie and Estella Lapoint, aged 10 and 14 years respectively, were in Mill river. The girls Ft-omlnent r)e« Moine* Minister Xomlca- terf by the PfAMiiitttmtH*. Dfcs JfoiSES, Jnly 20.—The following ticket has been placed in nomination by the prohibition convention: For governor, Rev. E. L. Eaton, Des Moines; lieutenant governor, M. W r . Atwood, Estherville; judge of the supreme court, N. T. Hellyer, Guthrie Center; state superintendent, Mrs. M. H. Dunham, Barling- ton; railroad commissioner, A. U. Coates, Perry. Dr. Eaton is the pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church of Des Moines. The only other candidate for the nomination was Samuel Phelps Leland, of Charles <".ity. Eaton got 200 4-21 votes and Leland 138 17-21 votes. The platform is devoted almost wholly to the prohibition of the liquor traffic. DES MOJ.VES, July 30.—The Rev. Dr. E. L. Eaton, the pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church, nominated by the state prohibition convention for governor, is ineligible for the office. Dr. Eaton has only lived in Iowa ten months. Article 4, section 0, of the state constitution, says: "No person shall be eligible to the office of governor who shall not have been a citizen of the Unitsd States and a resident of the state two years, next preceding the election, and attained tne age of 30 years at the time of said election." Killed at Coif HI. COI.FAX, August 2.—William Rrown, of Des Moines. was run over by an extra stock train going east over the Rock Island, and died soon after. Tho killing was accidental. Kldon Rank Robbery. OTTUMWA, August 2.—Joe Menard, alias "Indian Joe," was arrested at Chicago by Chief Kipley for participating in the robbery of the Bradley bank, at Eldon. IOWA CONDENSED. President McKinley has appointed G. B. Pray, of Webster City surveyor general of Alaska. The Industrial Exchange ot Ot tumwa has in hand overtures from a prominent distiller in Kansas City, named McCormick, who wants to start a distillery with a capacity of 25 barrels a day. W. R. 'Milner, the well-known marksman who has charge of the gun and ammunition department of W. P. Chase's big sporting goods house at DCS Moines, made a trip to Clear Lake recently to attend the "Iowa Indian Shoot," and won about everything in sight. Mr. Milner and Mr. Chas. Iftidd both hail from Des Moines and rank as two of the best shots in the country. At Dubuque recently Emma Timme, 18 years old, was seized with pangs of maternity and was driven from her home by her inhuman parents, barefooted and in her night-dress. She was found in a doorway by Policeman Brandt and was taken to the Matrons' Home, where she gave birth to a child. She is very low. Her betrayer. Joseph Welter, has been f.rrested. There is talk of arresting her parents. Des Moines dispatch: In the injunction proceedings brought by J. H. Windsor seeking to restrain the city from entering into a contract with the McCaskcy & llolcomb company to es- ALL Of ER THE WORLD PEACE NEGOTIATIONS, ENGLAND AT HAWAII. , July 30. At a meeting of the ambassadors the indemnity clause in a form satisfactory to Germany was agreed upon. PARIS, August 1.—A dispatch from Constantinople says the signing of the preliminaries of peace awaits only the reply of the Greek government fixing the dates for the payment of the indemnity. Besides providing for the rectification of the frontier in accordance with plans of the European military attaches and for an indemnity of £'4.000.000, the treaty directs that a mixed commission of delegates of the powers and Turkey shall fix the compensation due to the Ottoman subjects for losses through war. The question of capitulations is left to be settled by Greece and Turkey bf^fore the conclusion of definite peace. The evacuation of Thessaly is made a condition upon the full discharge of indemnity. As soon as the treaty is signed the European military attaches and members of the Ottoman staff in Thessaly will meet there to decimate the frontier. CUBANS STORM HAVANA. Jfnsnrjrents Malic a Daring Raid on the City's Outpost*. HAVASA, July :iO.—Havana's outposts have again been attacked by a large body of rebels, who. before the Spanish troops could be gathered to resist, had swept through the suburbs carrying all before them. They used, it is believed, rapid firing guns and a large quantity of dynamite. The attack was made late at night. There is inclination among the Spanish officials in Havana to deny the fact that the rebels had evaded the forts and swept into Havana limits. The facts however, remain, and the path left by the rebels through the suburbs south- oust of the city may be plainly traced. The rattle of musketry, followed by the boom of heavy guns or dynamite, could be heard plainly all over Havana. Then the sound of firing increased, and finally, after a few hours, died away, showing that the rebels had retired. Several wounded Spanish officers were brought to Havana and removed to hospitals after the engagement, and several were killed. The reticence of the Spanish officials prevents any knowledge of the result becoming known. It is a f.ict, however, that damage was done by the insurgents on, their bold raid, and that a considerable quantity of dyni:u;ite was used. FOREIGN FLOODS KILL MANY. Two or Throe Hundred Perish—Millions of Murks' Diuuage. ST. PETKKBIUTHG, August 2.—Novsit estimates that at least 150 persons perished in the recent floods at Kartell, in Crimea. BKHLIN, August 2.—The devastation caused by the floods in Silesia is widespread. Nothing like it has occurred in that district for a centurv. The . loss is many millions of marks. It tablish an electric light plant in the ! cstilnutci i tljnt ]0 0 persons perished in city in accordance with a proposition ( in Siles1a uml Bohemia. At Loebtan, which was submitted to the citizens tl)e town hulli rcccnt i y built> and | two and carried at a recent election, Judge , ot|]C1 . lurj , e Rrtuctures collapsed. The rivers are still rising. At Isopi people Northampton from Fort Dodge, Iowa, about two weeks ago. Curl Ott Kills JIliuBulf. EI.DOUA, July 30.—Carl Ott, a farmer 67 years old, living four miles north of Radcliffe, committed suicide by hanging. He was living with his third vyjfe and it is understood family trouble was the cause of the rush act. . Me attempted to hang himself oiice Before, but,:was prevented from doing- 6fi> by his wjfe.___ Two J5oyB I>rpvvii(!d. QTTUJIWA, July 30.—-Charles and JSAward, sous of Juines Anderson, a miner, were drowned at Fpster while: jn. Holmes handed down an opinion on a motion of the city to dissolve the temporary injunction, in which he sustained the motion. Mrs. Kick, living near Alden, was taken to Eldora a few days ago and lodged in jail to await the result of wounds inflicted by her on a man named Parks, a well-to-do farmer living near Alden. She claims that the man was seeking to gain au entrance to her house, and that to drive him away she shot at the ground. The bullet, however, lodged in Parks's leg just above the knee, and he is reported in a precarious condition, the bullet having severed an artery and the lohs of blood being excessive. Webster City dispatch: The deadlock in the convention of the Thirty- seventh district republicans was broken by the Hamilton county delegation voting solidly for Joseph Wallace, the Ilardin county candidate. J. H. Richards, the Hamilton county candidate, withdrew from the contest and threw his support to Wallacj. The nomination was made on the 3,4<!Sth ballot, all of the previous ones standing: Richards 10, Wallace 10, Rowcn 10. Joseph Wallace, the nominee, is a business man and iv stock dealer of Eldora. The dispatches say the break of the Iowa coal miners has come. Two hundred men of the White Breast Company tit Porbush struck for SI per ton for mining—20 cents more than is being paid any place in the district. This demand astonished the*operators, and they suy that they can only see that it is a fictitious demand to allow the men an excuse to quit in sympathy with the eastern miners, or been use they believe that while thelowu mines are having such a boom filling orders, heretofore filled by eastern mines, it is a good time to strike and get an advance. Ottumwa dispatch: A queer point in law lias come up iu this city. Two weeks ago Allen Riordan was arrested in Minneapolis. Before his arrival his father, not wishing, the boy to go to jail, executed bonds for 8500 for liis appearance at the August te-rin of court and secured an order on the sheriff directing him to release Riordan. The sheriff did not bring Kiordan, as he proved to bo the wrong man arrested in Minneapolis. Now unless the father, who has no idea, of Allen's whereabouts, oan produce him in court, the bond will bo forfeited. But being out on bond, the officers declare tfiey eanppt arrest him.. are leaving their houses. It is feared the gt cat Elizabeth bridge will be swept awny. The large bridge at Lauffen was torn down by the floods. Grabi an Island Supposed to Belong to the Group. WASHINGTON. July 29.—Official information of the action of the British government in taking possession of the Island of Palmyra in the Pacific ocean has been received by the state department from San Francisco, it having been wired from that point by the dispatch agent of the department stationed there, who had received it from Minister Sewell at Honolulu. The action of Great Britain in taking possession of the island at this time, ollowing as it does the submission of Lhe annexation treaty to the senate by he president, is considered very significant by the authorities here. iVhether it is intended to complicate natters so as to stave of? annexation or whether Great Britain intends stablishing a naval station upon the sland in question, the action is re- •arded as of the highest importance, nd developments are awaited with teen interest by officials. Should an nvestigation strengthen the Hawaiian right to the territory, then the United States \vill send instructions to Sewell directing him to urge the Hawaiian authorities to protest to Great Britain igainst its action. The United States vill of course \iphold such protest and officials believe that it will result in lie removal of the British flag from the island should it prove to be territory really belonging to the Hawaiian fro up. WASHINGTON, July 30.—State department officials say that no new issue is presented by the seizure of Palmyra [sland by the British, reported some lays ago by an incoming vessel, for 3reat Britain has maintained a claim to the island for the past nine years. The island is said to be in the Polyne- ian group, and although Hawaii has asserted a claim to its possession, our government has not been strongly mpressed with the validity of the jlaim. Meanwhile, the British, it is said, not only have asserted a claim to it, but have actually occupied the island for some years past. It is said Palmyra Island is nothing more than a barren rock in the Pacific, distant 1,000 miles from Hawaii. SPALDING GUILTY AT LAST. •Tory Found Ulna so on His Third trial for Embezzlement. CHICAGO, August 2.—Charles W. Spalding. ex-president of the Globe Savings bank, was found guilty of embezzlement and his punishment was fixed at imprisonment in the penitentiary. Tne specific charge against Spalding was the embezzlement of bonds of Macoupin county, Illinois, belonging to the State University of Illinois, of which Spalding was treasurer, and valued at S28.000. Th's was Spa'iding's third trial and the evidence submitted to the jury was practically he same as on the former trials. On those he was acquitted because the ury believed he hypothecated the bonds without "intent to embazzle." The third jury found him guilty on the same grounds on which lie was twice acquitted, the only difference being that they took a different view of Spalding's intentions. The prisoner will make a hard fight before he goes to the penitentiary and will carry ;he case up to the last court. The luration of his sentence will be settled by the prison board of the state. 3.OOO DEAD. COLONEL GRANT QUITS. of Resigns From the New York Board I'ollce Commissioners. YOUK, August 1.—Colonel Frederick D. Grant 1ms carried out his threat and resigned his office of police commissioner. Mayor Strong accepted his resignation to take effect at once. He announced that he had selected a man to succeed Colonel Grant, and that the new commissioner had accepted. Colonel Grant's resignation is based upon the refusal of the board to concur with him in his disapproval of the "spy system' 1 of getting evidence. BREVITIES. Brazilian Troops Defeated hy the Fanatics. Rio JANKIKO. July 30—Authentic information reaches here to the effect that more than 3,000|soldierS'have been killed in a big battle near the site of Canudor. The fanatics, numbering more than 10,000 men. all well armed, attacked the government troops. Whole brigades of soldiers were swept down, destroyed and trampled under foot as the victorious fanatics with wild horse shouts of triumph passed over them. The exact loss of life cannot bo told. There is a reasonable doubt, however, that the loss in killed on both sides is more than 3,000. AN ILLINOIS CYCLONE. the San the SNUB FOR AN EMPEROR. Prussian Diet Administer* a Rebuke to H. ; London dispatch: The German emperor has received a well-deserved rebuke. The lower house of the Prussian diet has rejected the law of associations bill, and by that act signified its dissent from the policy of reaction upon which William II has most unfortunately entered. Considered in the abstract, the bill deserved defeat, for it aimed virtually to destroy the right of assembly, which the Prussian constitution expressly guaranteed. But there are special reasons why it deserved to fail, and these are part and parcel of the reactionary program of lese majeste prosecutions and prohibitions of free trade on the bourse and produce exchange. Prussia is gravitating toward Russia rather than toward England in her high circles of nower. The emperor has rid his cabinet of the only two liberal and progressive members that were left, Baron Marschall and Dr. Boetticher, and is wholly given up to the advice of the narrowest and most bigoted cabal that has had the ear of the crown in Prussia for half a century. The defeat of the bill will be as gall and wormwood to the emperor. He has pressed it for all he was worth, and now the fanatical agrarians are advising him to dissolve the unter- haus, and if necessary to revise the constitution. If these people have their way, the crusade of political repression on which he embarked six months ago will be pushed with all the power and influence of the Prus« sian monarchy. GIANT GLUCOSE DEAL. to irntmsh Using Oil. , 111., August 1.—Experiments are in progress on the Wabash railroad testing crude oil as a fuel on engines. There are three tanks located above the fire box on the engines and it is worked on the principle of a gasoline stovo, steam being used for thn pressure. Trips have been made between Springfield and Hannibal, Mo., using the crude oil and have been very successful, one filling of the tanks being sufficient foi an ordinary freight train. The Wabash officials think they havesolvec the fuel question. The use of oil is ti saving of much labor to firemen. New Conference on Sealing;. LONDON, July 31.—The British for eign 'office has notified Ambassadoj Hay that Great Britain ihas accepted the proposition of the United State J'or an international conference on the question of pelagic sealing in Bering liea, to be held in Washington the coming autumn. Locomotives for ilupun. PHILADELPHIA, July 30.—The Baldwin Locomotive Works has booked an order ifor twenty locomotives for Japan. This, with orders already received, makes a of fifty for that oriental empire. The order just received is for the Japanese government. Fed Ilia Jtulty to Hogs, OZAHK. Ala., July 31.—Lee Davidson has been arrested, accused of infanticide. It is said he threw his wife's baby into a hog pen and it was devoured by swine. An "illuminated cut" made of painted tin, has been devised by a genius in Patterson, N. J. It is covered with phosphorus und gleams in the dark, uud thus terrifies rats and mice. A thunderbolt struck a tree in Jacobsburg, Ohio, under which three young ladies were walking, and instantly killed them. Their names were Emma White, Minnie McGuire und Alpha Taylor. An audacious rogue in Chicago stole H two-story house und moved it a mile froin its original sight. The owner contemplated his loss philosophically and said: "Thank; God, the fellow did '.wot steal the lot." A conference of the leaders of the prominent labor organizations of the country was held at Wheeling, W. Va., recently with a view of rendering assistance to the strikrag miners. A manifesto was issued denouncing interference with froe speech and calling upon the working men of the country to "lend all possible assistance to our suffering, struggling fellow- workers of the mines and to unite in defense of our homes, our rights, our citizenship and our country." President Gompers, of the American Federation of Labor, was appointed a committee of cne to arrange for sympathetic mass meetings all. over the country on August 5. Another member of Weyler's general staff, Col. Pio Suarez Inclan, has sailed for Spain. Weyler, it is intimated, repeats his previous demands that troops in Cuba be paid all arrears and that 40,000 more men be embarked for Cuba during the next sixty days. Otherwise he will insist on being relieved before the autumn campaign begins. Reforms alone, he says, can never end the war,'Gomez and his rebel lieutenants having but recently ngain reiterated their oft-repeated refusal to treat for peace upon the basis of Cuban autonomy. If Spain would crush the revolt and restore order money must be forthcoming as well as men to fill up the army ranks decima-, ted by disease and rebel bullets. The Figaro, a Paris journal, publishes an article bearing on the relations between the United States .and Japan, in which it states that the Marquis Ito is now in Paris for the purpose of pointing out to Europe the. peril of the annexation of Hawaii to the United States. The Figaro states that the people need not be surprised if the conditions existing end in a rupture between Japan und the United States. The importance of the article, is heightened by the manifest indications it bears of being "inspired," for only those in the inner circles of Japanese affairs could possibly have given our contemporary any idea of the object which lias caused the Marquis Ito to come to Paris at this particular juncture. Berlin dispatch: The Cologne Gazette says that several of the powers, including Germany, have adopted the standpoint that tiio evacuation of Thessaly by Turkey cannot be de manded unless indemnity by Greece is paid or guaranteed. As payment of indemnity is out of the question, the only alternative, the Gazette says, seems to be international control of Greek finances, and unless some such guarantee is included in the.treaty of peace between Greece and Turkey it is questionable whether Germany will recommend the sultan to accu'pt the treaty, Seven I'eople Killed in a Storm Near Village of San Jose. BT.OOMINGTON, 111., August 1. — A special to the Pantograph from Jose, 111., says: A cyclone struck farm of A. C. McDowell, two miles north of San Jose. The house and barn were entirely destroyed. Seven people were killed, and three severely injured. San Jose, the seat of the tornado's fury, is thirty-five miles west on the Jacksonville division of the Chicago & Alton railway. The storm came directly from the north and entirely destroyed the McDowell house, barn and walnut grove. Hawaiian-Japanese Treaty. WASHINGTON, July 31. — Japan has accepted the offer of Hawaii to arbitrate their dispute, over landing Japanese immigrants in Hawaii. A brief synopsis of the acceptance was cabled the Japanese minister in Washington and given to the state department. It says Japan accepts the principle of arbitration and is ready o negotiate terms of settlement. The 'ormal letter of acceptance hus been 'orwarded to Hawaii. Capt. Hatlic-IiI Ksrapcs. IIuNTiNGTON, W. Va., July 30. — It is •eported that Capt. Hatficld, the no- :orions outlaw, held for murder on wo cases, escaped from the Ming-o iail. cutting his way through with a latciiet. A large reward is offered for ;iis capture. _ Hull Kills Crops. Lu VEIIXK. Minn., July 31. — The jrops in a strip five miles wide and J ;hirty miles long in this county were entirely destroyed by hail. The storm extended through five townships, and the loss is total where it struck. IOWA PATENT OFFICE REPORT. Dies MOINKS, July 28.— Patents have been allowed, but not yet issued, as follows: To G. \Y. Cox. of Stuart, for an electric fire engine adapted to be run to a fire by electric force of a storage battery or otherwise, and carry chemicals or water in a tank to distribute same to a fire instantly while connecting the pump with a hydrant or other water supply and then forcing a continuous stream of water on the lire. It can also be connected with an extraneous electric conductor for operating the pump. To A. T. Dowden, of Prairie City, for an improvement in the potato harvester that has been extensively manufactured for some years and is one of tlie great labor saving inventions that received an award at the world's fair in 1SU3. The invention is an automatic vine-carrier that gathers them from the ground and deposits them in a row at the side of the machine as the machine is advanced, and places the potatoes on top of the ground. To C. 1). Page, of Des Moines, for a portable chemical fire extinguisher adapted to be carried by a person and utilized for extinguishing a fire by simply turning it upside down, opening a valve, and directing the gas generated therein upon the fire by means of a hose that is connected with the tank that contains the chemicals. To W, Locke and A. M. Anderson, of Bode for a rotary enginn of pecul ar construction and adapted for utilizing theexpunsive force of steam more advantageously than has heretofore been accomplished". Valuable information about securing, valuing and selling patents sent fred to any address Tiios. G. AKD J. RALPH OKWIO, _ Solicitors of Patents. The perspiratiou from human beings, if injected into rabbits or dogs, causes death. A machine for registering the strokes made by the oarsmen in, a rowboat was recently exhibited in London. Company With S4O,OOO,OOO Capital Control the Product. Dispatches state that a big company has just been organized, which has purchased, with one or two exceptions, all the glucose manufacturing plants in the country. Some idea of the size of the deal may be gained from the fact that the new corporation will have a capital of 540,000,000, and will control, with but one exception, the whole glucose output of the United States, which amounts annually to 1,240,000,000 pountls. It involves, too, the consumption annually of about 31.000,000 bushels of corn. The concerns and their daily capacity in bushels of corn which have been purchased are as follows: Chicago Sugar Refinery,Chicago, 111., 26,000; American Glucose Company, Peoria, 111., 26,000; Peoria Grape Sugar Company, Peoria, 111., 15,000; Rockford Sutrar Works, Rockford, 111., 16,000; Davenport Sugar Refining Company, Davenport, Iowa, 0,000; Fermenich Manufacturing Company, Marshalltown. Iowa, 9,000. Among the stockholders are J. Pierpont Morgan, the Guaranty Trust Company; H. O. Ilavemeyer, president of the sugar trust; F. O. Matthiessen, vice-president of the sugar trust; ex- Governor Roswell P. Flower, Anthony Brady, Moore & Sehlcy, Blair & Co., and other great financiers of New York, and Xorman B. Ream, Marshall Field, Edward L. Brewster, John W. Doane, L. Z. Loiter, Clarence Buckingham, Robert T. Lincoln and others, of Chicago. FERNANDEZ SENTENCED. Spanish Tribunal of "Justice" Orders Life Imprisonment. KEY WEST, Fla., July 30.—Manuel Fernandez, a young American who was tried by court martial on the charge of bearing arms against the Spanish government, and adjudged guilty, has been sentenced by that tribunal to imprisonment for life. At the close of the trial the government, prosecutor asked that the sentence of death be imposed, but the court recommended life imprisonment. The sentence has been referred to Madrid for approval. It is believed the mitigation of the sentence of young Fernandez is entirel3' due to the great interest taken by Consul General Lee in the case and the strong plea made personal!}' by him to Captain General Weyler. One of Fernandez's companions, who was captured at the sometime, was Charles Govin, who was summarily put to death on his statement that he was a newspaper correspondent and an American citizen. Govin's tragic death was witnessed by Fernandez, and it is reported the most compromising evidence against the Spanish officials now on file in the state department was furnished bv him. IS HARD FIGHTING. The finest human hair is blonde, and red is tiie coarsest. The thickness of human hair varies from the 350th to the 000th of an inch. The smallest horse in the United States is owned by Col. Harvey Botts, ot Carroll county, Missouri. The A nervous bridegroom in Auburn, 3 Y., became so excited while dressir for t >e bridal, that ho inadvertent: ^uim'als fivTv? 1 , ^Vf 0 "!' 1 -, The Put on two huuutried shirts, and did ncH-s hi'i .•„•',' tlnr *y two no* discover his blunder until the re±1 hlfel) ' au ' 1 wtl S'« onl y l« oeption was in pi-oirress. after the oer- Tribesmen Rise Against the English iu India. BOMBAY, July 30.—The situation nt camp Mahtkand has become very serious. Word has been received that natives in large force made a second attack on the fort. The fighting was severe. Thirteen British were killed and thirty wounded. The tribesmen lost over a hundred. The garrison is short of ammunition, and it in feared the whole supply will be exhausted before reinforcements arrive. It is reported that Mad Mullah has mustered 1 fully 40,000 tribesmen. Lament Luavitt, aged twelve years, of Auburn, Me., weighs 203 pounds. At the age of seven he could easily lift his father, who weighs 145 pounds. A goldfish will die in ninety minutes if placed in water which contains one per cent of alcohol. In water which contains twenty per cent of alcohol it will die instantly. N. .. dressing for t >e bridal, that ho inadvertently pounds. \\ ception was in progress, after the emony.

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