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HPPEK DBS MOINES: ALGONA IOWA. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 11, 1887. THE IWSJ IOWA AN OSKALOOSA TRAGEDY. Carl Vat** Shoots HI* Wife and Trie* to Kill Himtetf. OBKALOOBA, August 6.—Carl Yates, proprietor of the Daylight barber shop, shot his tvife and then tried to shoot himself. Two balls entered the woman's back, one lodging in the right Inng and the other in the kidneys. 8he cannot possibly live. After having shot at her three times, he put the gnn to his head and attempted to shoot himself. Officer Crickett grabbed him and another man snatched the gun. The trouble arose over a family difficulty. Mrs. Yates, by her first husband, was left with a fortune of 55,000, which Yates has squandered. They had just decided to separate, and she had been consulting her attorney. She was running away from him and called to the policeman for help. The affair took place right in front of the postofficc, and was witnessed by no IPSS than fif<v npnnlp. ARRESTED FOR MURDER. Trank Arnold Charged With Killing Henry DiifTy at Waukon. DrurcjL-K. August S.—Frank Arnold has been arrested at Omaha on the charge of murdering Henry Duffy, a merchant of Waukon. Duffy slept over his store. On the morning of April 0 last, his clerk on corning to work found him lying dead at the bottom of the stairway leading from his bed room to the office. He was in his night robe, and all the chambers of a revolver in his hand were loaded. Later another revolver with one chamber empty was found and identified as one Arnold had recently redeemed from a pawn shop. Arnold is 25 years old, and the son of a well- drilier living at Waukon. He claims he loaned his revolver to an un-named 1-lend a few days before Duffy was killed. GEORGE ANER APPREHENDED. Will He Taken to Amen for Hearing—His Victim Kecovcrs. AMKS, August 8.—George Aner, the attempted slayer of Mamie Lewis here the 20th of July, has been located at Oskaloosa. He will be brought to Ames for a hearing. Miss Lewis, who was at first pronounced fatally injured, is recovering rapidly and her recovery is now considered a certainty. She will be taken home, next week. The theory of accidental shooting is adhered to in Ames. • DR. SMITH AFFLICTED. Dread Disease, Anthrax, Finds Human Victim at Sioux City. Sioux Crrr, August 8.—Dr. J. F. Smith, V. S., is suffering from the dread disease of anthrax, contracted while making post-mortem examination of cattle afflicted with that disease. Many cattle have died of the disease in the last few days aud a general quarantine is ordered. Youth's Dad Injury. IOWA CITY, August 7.—James Paintin, a young man L'2 years old, was seriously injured at the Coralvillc light plant by being struck on the head by a rapidly revolving shaft, the blow fracturing the skull. A large casting he was carrying crushed his side. The skull was fractured about three inches in length by one in width and was trephined by the attending physician, and at last accounts he was doing well as could be expected under the circumstances, though his recovery is by no means certain. loiva Ktriku Declared Off. OTTUMWA, August 7.—The Centerville miners have made another unexpected move. After going out almost to a man, some of the men with families grew less dissatisfied and applied for their places back again. This started a rush for the mines. A committee was appointed to wait on the operators, which reported that the differences between the operators and the miners, largely misunderstandings, had been adjusted and the strike is declared off. Suicide hy Hanging. Buiti.iNGTON, August 0.—-When Mrs. William A. Schultke awoke shfi beheld the body of her husband hanging to the bedpost with a hitching strap around his neck. He had sui- cided because of having spent 87,000, which rightfully belonged to his stepson and daughter, for whisky and other intoxicants. Charged With Forgery. CLINTON, August 0.—Jos. Cuddy, a grain dealer of Clinton, was arrested for supposed forgery. His name was signed to several deeds of property aud money was raised on the same. It is thought the amount will reach 810,000. A Convict Escapes. BUHLINOTON, August 6.'—The police have been notified that Frank Scott, a Burlington criminal, escaped from the penitentiary by breaking through the roof. . fcESt IOWA SNAKE STORY. ! ± , j^ A Girl at Dnbnqne Said to Have a Uzerd In Her. Dtut'QrE, Aug. 0.—A case that is exciting much interest among medical men in Dnbuque is that of a deaf and dumb girl named Clara Kontz, who is the unfortunate possessor of a live liz ard in her stomach. The girl can fee it running up and down her throat and at times it nearly suffocates her. It is particularly troublesome in the morning. "While she was eating a piece of meat it came up, snatched the meat and dropned back again. The doctors attending her have decided tc starve her for a few days, and then by putting a piece of meat in her mouU: indiicc {the creature to come out fai enough to be grasped by pinchers. It is thought she swallowed it some time ago, when it was very small, while eating raw cabbage. AWFUL ACCIDENT AT NUGENT. ALL OVER THE WORLD PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. FEARFUL FIRE HORROR. A Boy Killed. CEJUB, RAPIDS, August 0.—Joseph Hazdorf, agecl 12, was instantly killed by a U. C. U. & N, freight while crossing the tracks on a foot path. Uelweln In Fortunate. NASHUA, August 3.—The Chicago Great Western railway shops have been naovedfrom Elma, and fifty fainilieso employes of the road have been orderei to move from Pubuque to Oehvein a pnce. Oehvein will be the main central pplntjuprtui^ter._ (JttM«u\vi* lloy Drowned. OTTUMWA', August 5,—Elmer Swan, eon, the lO-year^old son of Neil Swan feojj, a ftr£man. pn the JJurlington road '\v«* drowned in the "tail race" while ng. '^' >e body was recoveret the young man wag yet aHye t h,e ttfplred shortly afterward. Four Girls Drowned In Sknnk Klrei While MitthlnR. OFKAI.OOSA, August r>. —At Xurrent station, twenty-five miles fast of Oskaloosa, four girls were drowned together in Skunk river. The dead are Emma, Myrtle and Elba Pample, daughters of Pierce Pample, and Jessie Adams, daughter of Lewis Adams. Myrtle and Elba Pample were twins. 1.1 yearsold, and tho other two were aged 11 years respectively. While attending a small picnic of ladies the four girls went in bathing. They waded out together hand in hand, when suddenly they stepped ofl from a sand-bar and were carried under by a swift current. None of them could swim, and the ladies on the bank, who were eye-witnesses, were powerless to help them. Burglary at Morning Sun. Bum.iNGTON, August 7.—The Ilen- yerd hotel in Morning Sun was robbed of two gold watch chains, a gold watch, a revolver and §47 in money. Later the alleged thief, a colored man named Woolson Qua IRS, was captured in Burlington and all the stolen property was found on him. IOWA CONDENSED. While mowing weeds with a scythe on the streets of Estherville, George Syhes cut the leg off of a 2-year-old child of Austin Jones. A terrific hail and thunder storm occurred in the vicinity of Ottumwn recently. On the southern line of the Rock Island u hail storm stopped a north-bound passsnger train. The hail stones were of such immense size and came in such large quantities that they banked on the track like snou and stopped the locomotive. Every window in the train was broken. The crops were literally cut to pieces, At Des Moines a few days ago Ber Ross was bound over to the grand 3111-3 to answer the charge of assault will intent to commit murder, and the bone fixed at SI,000. Ross is accused o hooting his wife, "Shorty" Ross, in \ he Whitechapel district, on the night ->i June 5, ]8'J7. "Shorty" was sent to he hospital and recovered from the effects of the shot. Sho. was in the court room, although she was net called as a witness. Burglars entered the residence of 'let-man Meyer, five miles north of Mebolt, recently, and stole notes iggregating 82,200. The notes were lated at Wein, Mo., and were payable to Herman Meyer. The house of Rev. Mr. Schlegel, nine miles northeast of Odebolt, was entered and 83r> in cnsh, $100 in notes and a deposit slip of 520 was taken. At Mr. Clausen's house S7 was stolen. No clue to the thieves, ilthough suspicion attaches to a party of strangers who drove through Odebolt on that day. Ed. Parmenter, one of the best- known farmers of Polk county, com mitted suicide recently by tuning a close of strychnine. Death wasalmost instantaneous. Mr. Parment'er lived on his farm two miles west of Ankeny. He serveel on the Polk county board of supervisors and in other positions of trust. About two years ago an injury to one hand led to blood poisoning, which necessitated the amputation of the arm. Since that he has been in poor health and despnndent. Added to physical ill health was mental worry, caused by domestic troubles. One son had trouble with his wife, which was aired in the divorce court. Mr. Parmenter was greatly worried by the case, and had several times threatened to commit suicide. Des Moines dispatch: The state executive council has completed the equalization of the state's assessment for this year. The assessed valuation of all property in the state is a trifle over 8554,000,000. On this a levy of 3.8 mills is made, intended to produce 81,400,000. If the entire .levy should be collected, it would produce considerable more than the amount named; but experience proves that there is a pretty steady proportion of taxes that are not paid in the year, hence the levy must be made a trifle larger than the amount required. Last year the levy was S.7 mills. There is a slight falling off in the assessed valuation us compared with recent years, which has been as follows: 1893, 8560,529.071 1894, 8557,072.750; 1895, 8559,059,824 1890, $555,974,448. A thousand miners went out very unexpectedly it: the Otturawa district a few days ago. The men were most o: them in, tlje Centerville field. Those who wept to work after a recent meet ing on the agreement ot the operators to pay 80[cents for the balance of the summer were the instigators of the. movement. The meeting passed a res olution giving the inference that the men would not work unless a demam for 81 for winter scale was also accedet to. The operators failed to make anj Arrangement and the miners at For bush. Ruthbun ami a, number of men CewtewUle refuged to work. CONSTANTINOPLE. August 3.—Indications now are that the powers will be compelled to send another ultimatum to Turkey. The action of Tewfik Pasha in submitting a series of amendments to the draft of a treaty of peace completed at a recent sitting of tl.e ambassadors is regarded as meaning a delay of two or three weeks in signing the preliminaries of peace. It is further thought that it will possibly necessitate another threat of force. PAr.i?. August 3.—A Constantinople special says the ambassadors have determined to maintain the wording of their draft of the treaty of peace without change. PARIS. August 4.—A Constantinople dispatch says: A division of the Turk- j ish fleet has been ordered to Crete and j fresh trouble is to be looked for. It j has been reported for some time that j Turkey contemplated landing addi- I tional troops in Crete. The admirals j in coir.men'i of the allied foreign fleets j •iavc decided to oppose by force the i landing of Turkish reinforcements ; there. They notified the Turkish civil | eovernor. but ha declined to accept j that decision. j CoNSTANTlNori.K. August 4.—Grumb- ! chow Pasha, has started bearing a i letter from the sultan to the kaiser. | He stops on his way to communicate | with the king of Roumania. His mis- ' sion is considered of high importance it this juncture. CONSTANTINOPLE. August '•*.—The Turkish government officials are now manifesting a desire to expediate the settlement of the peace negotiations owing to the straightened state of the exchequer rendering it impossible to contract new loans, and for political j Five Killed and Mnnr Injored—An Awfnl Explosion. CHICAGO. August C-.—Five lives were j lost in an explosion which took place during a fire in the Northwestern grain elevator. Four of the dead are firemen. Either the bursting of a boiler or the explosion of mill grease caused the awful havoc. Accumulated dust, as dry and inflammable as gun powder, that had been piled up for years, formed a ready means for the fire. It spread with great rapidity, and then in a terrific explosion completing the work of scattering the fire throughout the entire structure. Just ns the firemen were getting into position for advantageous work, and nearly all the members of engine company Ko. 3 were mounting ladders and bringing hose to play on the interior from the upper windows, there came a roar that could be heard for half a mile, the roof was raised high in the air. and the walls came down with a crash. The force of the explosion was so great that the eastern wall was hurled into tlu river, the west wttll was tumbled down upon the heads of the unfortunate men below, and the roof was torn into fragments i and distributed for blocks around. Every window in the vicinity of the elevator wns shattered by the concussion, dozens of persons were struck by flying debris, and several small fires resulted from falling timbers that were still in flames. Besides the killed, thirty-one persons were injured, many nf them quite severely. Sixty Killed. SOFIA. Uulgaria, August 0.—By an explosion at the Cartridge Works at Rustchuk. forty-six were killed and very many injured. The lives of sixty of the latter are despaired of. WEYLFP TO THE FRONT. Ordered to Fdfe the ln*nrcent* by Orders From Madrid. HAVANA. August 6.—It is rumored that General Weylor's departure for Mantanzas was due to orders direct from Madrid, sending him to the front, General Weyler made preparations to take the field some days previous, but according to the statement made by nn officer of the palace, delayed his departure in order to mature a plan to capture General Cestillo. The captnin general is severely criticised here for not having taken the field earlier. For three weeks bands of insurgents from the east have been sweeping into Mantanzas, and even Havana, and there raided the small towns and made tiemonstrations before the larger ones. They landed expeditions and had time to organize, yet General Weyler contented himself by remaining on the defensive and only retaliating on the insurgents by issuing decrees that cruelly aggravated the sufferings of the unfortunate contcntrados. It was only when the insurgents boldly attacked the suburbs of the capital itself and public opinion forced him, that Wevler decided to go. HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE DEAD. Volcano of Mayon In the Philippine* A* B I BREVITIES. purposes, the attiuule of Bulgaria, j Servia aud Montenegro being regarded as threatening. LONDON. August 7.—The Athens correspondent of the Daily Telegraph asserts that the frontier line upon which the powers have agreed gives the Turks possession of the height situated on the right bank of the river Salambria and also the defiles of Kai- tunakns and Xerial, thus rendering the i defense of Larissa and the Salambria valley forever impossible to the Greeks. The correspondent says that this line places Greece completely at the mercy of Turkey. FAILURES ARE SMALL. MOWED THEM DOWN. Jltiplish Artillery Said to Have Killed i.noo. Loxnox. August 0.— The Evening News publishes a letter from a Cal- cuttr. volunteer reiterating the statement that (hiring the rioting there tho artillery fired point blank at .1. 000 mill hands, with the result that 1,500 were killed. The secretary of state for India, questioned in the house of commons July '.I as to the accuracy of the report to the above effect, replied that seven persons were killed and twcuty wounded. The Showing for the Past Month is a licmnrkahly Hood One. NEW YOKK, August 8.—It. G. Dun & Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade says: Four years ago, August 5, ISO!!, the first number of Dun's Review was issued, with failures in that month amounting to over SGO.000,000, while iu the month just closed failures have been only 87,117,727, the smallest in any month since 18SI2. The statement of failures by classes of business for July and for forty-six months shows hat in manufacturing failures have been smaller than in any month of the entire period, in trading smaller than n any oilier month except cne, and in many branches than in most months )f which records exist. Last month vas the first for four years of which he value of business reported by ilearings house was larger than in the ;:ime month of 18112, and the. tele- •rophic dispatches from all parts of the country given this week show a 'ratifying 1 improvement. This is partly lue to u large yield of wheat and good prices, though the. crop is probably not is large nor are the prices thus far as liigh as in 18!>2, but of cotton the price is higher and the yield probably larger than in that year. Other farm products ire realizing good prices, and the possible increase in the yield of corn may help to market the enormous surplus brought over from last j'ear. GOLD MINE SOLD. Nevada Gold mine Hrlngg a Cold # 15, OOO,OOO. Nicw YOHK, August 7.—For some time agents representing several syndicates of London capitalists have been in New York endeavoring to acquire gold mint's of proved value for the exploitation of the British market. The latest deal is the «ale by the Gold Creek Mining Company, of Nevada, of the property to a British syndicate for 81!i,0i)0,000. The original capital stock of the company is §300,000. Col. B. S. Bush, formerly chief engineer and constructor of the Croton Acqueduct, is engineer of the compan3 r . He estimates that over 8-):j,000,000 in gold is contained in the placer, which contains 500 acres in Elko, along the bunks of Gold creek. /liumuriiuiii a Great f hot. NK\V YOHK, August 7.—A c.able^rum says Gus Zimmerman, rifle shot, again distinguished himself in a shooting match at Frankfort-On-Main, Germany, taking first prize, Zimmerman has won the first prize in all the important shooting matches in Europe since he has been there. A mild reproof from a mother caused her sixteen-year-old daughter to leap from a second-story window in Paris. Her sister, three years older, became so excited that she also leaped from the window. Both were fatally injured. In 1708, when „ Richard Askwright perfected his cotton-spinning ma chinery, there were in England 7,900 persons engaged in the production . of cotton textiles, Nineteen years later, in 1787, the number of persons em ployed in the spinning a»d weaving of coUon Imd increased to 330,000, On the Oth silver declined to r,ny f cents per ounce, making the metal in the silver dollar worth 430-10 cents. There arc prospects of a further decline. In the English commons recently the parliamentary sect clary for the foreign office, replying to a question, said the British protectorate! was proclaimed over Palmyra Island in May, 1SS!>, and the occupation would bo maintained. He asserts that Hawaii and Palmyra have no present connection. A Lincoln dispatch says: Answers to inquiries sent out from railroad headquarters and by Lincoln wholesalers show that the Nebraska corn crop, with very few exceptions, is standing the continued dry spell and hot winds remark-ably well. Farmers declare corn has been damaged little or none thus fur anil with no further hot winds can flourish for several days without rain. The extreme southwestern part of the state is an exception aud half a crop will hardly be harvested, but the urea is small. The following- from a press correspondent at Honolulu was received 'on the steamer Bi-lgic: "The. arrival of the steamer Mouna from San Francisco clue here on the M'Jth, means much for Hawaii. In official circles it is generally understood that United States Minister Sewall will carry out the instructions received in the last mail, said to be to this effect: If the Mouna brings word that congress failed to pass the annexation treaty, Minister Sewall is to declare a protectorate and raise the American flag. The American minister has had frequent consultations with President Dole within the past week and it is believed they agreed on this program." The steamer Olymphia, from Japan brings news that the Japanese government is seriously embarassed financially owing to the rapid pace at which the nation has been going 1 since the war with China. Civilization has necessitated increased expenditures in every direction, particularly the building of railroads and telegraph lines, new government buildings, improving the harbors and strengthening the army and navy. The treasury is not directly benefltted by the big" war indemnity paid by China, because it has been kept in England to pay for the new warships and armament. Owing to increased expenditures during the past year, all the government's reserve fuuds are exhausted. Washington dispatch: The Dingley tariff luw makes on average increase in duty of 14:50 per centas compared with that imposed by the old Wilson tariff law. This estimate is made by Charles H. Evans, and may be regarded as thoroughly reliable. Mr. Evans has been engaged in some capacity in the preparation of all tariff bills with which congress has dealt since 1872, aud is regarded as o.n authority on the subject. The above comparison was authorized to be made by congress at its recent session, and the results have just been made public. The comparison is made in rates expressed in ad valorem 'terms between the present law and the Wilson law, The statement places the average duty rate under the new Jaw at 54.00 per cent ud valorem, as against an average of 40.10 under the Wilson law. the averages beincr figured upon the basis of values in 1890. Kansas City dispatch: "Kansas has harvested the second largest wheat crop in all its wonderful history' as an agrjcnltural state," said the traffic manager of the Santa Fe. "It will approximate 00,000,008 bushels, and, moreover, is of excellent quality. Then there will be in addition a corn crop of probably 150,000,000 bushels. The a pgregate returns mean a great acldi Von to the wealth of the people o) the state. Oklahoma has just gathered a w heat crop of 20,000,000 bushels, with tho prospect of » great corn crop," I'eaco is Near. MONTKVIDKO. t'ruguay, August 7. — The rebels are in conference with the president as to terms of peace. It is believed an agreement will be signed shortly and the war will end. Many public meetings to "urge paace have been held. literary >"otc,s. "A Year in the Fields" is the title of a charming volume written by John Burroughs and published by Houghton, Mifilin & Co., Boston. The author, endowed with wonderful descriptive powers, gives the reader a splendid little volume devoted to a description of the fields throughout all the year. The snows of winter, the flowers of spring, the harvests of autumn and the lax.y days of summer, all are pictured by the author in this study of nature. Twenty pictures from photographs by Clifton Johnson help to make the book one of the best of the year. The new battleship Iowa, "The Queen of the Navy," is beautifully pictured and well described in the August Midland Monthly (DesMoiues). Gen. Lyon and the Fight for Missouri." by Captain Clark, is a fine, tribute to the first great martyr to the union cause. To many, not the least interesting reading will be the announcement that, first of all the magazines, the Midland will in September profusely illustrate the Yukon Valley gold fields of Alaska. Mrs. Mary Hartwcll Catherwood's romances of the early clays at Mndc- inae havn gone far to make "The Bat Harbor of the West" classic ground; and few of those to whom the particular locality of the story is familiar will fail to 'be delighted with -'Thi: Cobbler in the Devil's Kitchen," in the midsummer Harper's, in which the humor and romance of voyageur daj's are very artistically blended. John Muir, the author of "Mountains of California," and our greatest authority upon American forestry, contributes to the August Atlantic a paper on ''The American Forests." It is an appreciative description of the beauty and wealth of out" great forests and u plea for their preservation by the national government. Outing for August contains two complete stones—"Inglcby's Neighbor," by M. Gertrude Cundill, and "The Match Game," by Win. A. Walker. Other notable features of a finely illustreted number are: "Golfers in Action," by Pi-ice Collier; "The Fishes of Our Bovhood," bv Ed. W. Sandys; "Polo in Play," by A. II. Godfrey; "The Season's Yachts and Freaks," by A. J. Kem-aly, and •Coasting the Mediterranean Awheel," by Paul E. Je iks. A new element has been introduced into the problem of the ori«-in of our cats by the discovery in Brazil of ;i tortoise-shell wild cat, of which the late Professor Cope had the only known museum specimen. This animal will be described from Prof. Cope's specimen, in Appleton's Popular Science Monthly for August, by" William II. Ballon. "The Burglar Who Moved Paradise." by Herbert D. Ward, has just been issued by Houghton, MifHin & Co., Boston. This story appeared as a serial in the Ladies' "Home Jour.ual:and it was the unanimous opinion of those who ruad it that it was one of the best that has appeared during the year. The writer has written a story of rare merit and one that captivates the reader and makes him reluctant to lay the book aside at any time before the end is reached. Mrs. Humphrey Ward, the wife of the author, lias written few works that excel this latest work of her husbrmd. A fall from u bicycle caused John Dillenkoffer, of Dunkirk; N. Y., tc continue unconscious for four hours. While so stupid from the fall that he had no recollection of the occurrence, he still knew enough to gather up th« pieces of his bicycle and trudge home with them. A liquor law in Pomona, Cal., provides that there shall be only two saloons in the town; each saloon must have but one bartender and one chair, and that for his sole use; there must be but one room and in it no barrels or boxes, or anything to afford a seat for a patron, TACOMA, Wash., August G.—j-jy. hundred reported killed up to July , is the record of the terrible outbreak of the great volcano of Mayon, on the island of Luzon, one of the Philippj ne group. All-night of June 20 this vol. cano began throwing up ashes ana lava in immense quantities and flames "1 were thrown upward considerably over 100 feet above the crater. T^ next day fifty-six bodies were recovered at a considerable distance {and the most recent dispatches to Hong Kong up to July 8 stated that not less ithan "jOO were known to be killed. It wa« probable, said the dispatches, that the loss of life would reach into the thousands, depending on the length o{ the eruption. On that dale lava streams had reached the cities of line- acay, Malipot and Liboy, and their destruction was certain. Fifteen smaller towns between these and the volcano had been destroyed and scores of the agricultural population had been overwhelmed while atlemptinn to escape. WE HAVE 77,OOO,OGS PEOPLE, Latest Estimated Population of tin t'nileil States. WASHINGTON, August 7.—The lutesl official estimate of the population ol the United States is 77,000.008. This is made by the actuary of the treasury, an officer whose duty it is. at fixed intervals, to report on tho per capita circulation of money in the United States, He estimates that the presc-nl holdings of money are S22..">3 for even man, woman and child in the United States. His estimate of the nopulation is made by the use of the census reports for the preceding [decade. Certain fixed rules for increase by birth and immigration and provision for deaths and other losses are made and the resulting estimate is accepted as official. I'ardonctl by \Vcj-l«r. HAVANA, August 0.—In addition to forty-seven political exil2s whom Captain General Weyler pardoned, permitting them to return to Havana from the Spanish penal settlements, the Official Gazette prints a list of fifty-eight others liberated on condition that they will reside in Spain. El Pas announces that conditional pardon has been granted to sixty- three prominent autonomists now in prison. The local press praises this act of Captain General Weyler, calling it magnanimous and describing it as "in honor of the birthday of thequecnjM recent." Germany and Kxissla. CKOXSTADT, August S — The emperor and empress of Germany arrived here on board the imperial yacht Holu-n- Kollcrn. Their majesties were met by the czar aud a cordial exchange of greetings followed. After the greetings, their majesties boarded the Russian imperial yacht Alexander and proceeded to the Peterhof palace, wh'i-e they were received by all the grand dukes, grand duchesses and the distinguished guests of the czar. Thousands Killed. Rio JANKIKO, August (i. — Latest official advices from Canudos state that ",000 government soldiers were killec'i in the recent battle there. The rebel loss iu the same fight was about 1,000. The number of wounded cannot bo estimated, as reinforcements which have gone forward continue to find ths injured hidden in the forests and in huts suffering for food and water. Cold Production in 1HOG. WASHINGTON, August 8. — Mr. Preston, director of the mint, estimated the gold production of the world for 1800 to have been SMO.l, 000,000, of which the United States contributed over §53.000,000. For 18'.)7 it is believed the world's product will reach at least S:.'-10,000,000, an increase of S3 5,000,000 over Is'JO. _ StudentH Dcportud, CONSTANTINOPLE, August 0. — The police have arrested seventy-five students of thij military school and thirty-six students of the medical school. The prisoners will be deported to Anatolia. They are suspected of siding with the youn? Turks party. lilvyvlo Tux Knocked Ou^. CHICAGO, Aug. 0. — Judge Tuley decided the new city ordinance estab- j lishing a vehicle tax to be void. The ordinance permitted the city to collect a dollar a year license from each bicycle owner and from other vehicles proportion atej^v _ _ Two Hundred Women Drowned. ST. PKTKiigiirito, August 6. — A dispatch from Krenontchug, in the province of Potlava. on the river Dnieper, says that the floods have destroyed a swimming bath in the river and that 200 women have been drowned. EiiKlund lUpllo? in October. LONDON, August 7. — The British government has informed the American bimetallic committee that it will probr ably reply to the proposals of the commissioners on behalf of the United States in Octobe. Arthur Campbell, of Rogers N. Y., tied a can to the tail of ft ; ; troublesome dog. The animal dashed;; off, and. a few minutes later, came contact with a tandem bicycle ridden i by Campbell's son and daughter- Both wore whirled to the ground, the young man's arm was broken, and the| girl was seriously injured. A marksman named Kruger wa?| giving un exhibition in a Berlin theater,! by shooting objects resting on the I head and shoulders of his sister. » e | shot backwards, .aiming by means ot ft] mirror. One of the bullets entered WSf sister's head.

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