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TOPICS OF THE TIMES.
A CHOICE SELECTION OF INTER
1 E5TINQ ITEMS.
CobbU and Criticiaaae Baaed Upon
tha Happcaioga ot tha Day Hla
1 tori cat a ad Newa No tea,
' The proof of the pudding Is In asking
for the second pjece.
There is many a road that ought to
be ashamed of iU maker.
There 1m no one so innocent as not
to be evil s(okeu of; there la no one so
wicked an to merit all condemnation.
To pay for things is very nice,
When one has lots of caHh to proffer,
But one can't well cough op the price
When there's no money in his coffer.
Hon. Jacques dowdy, of Ru.shrllle,
has reached his new pout of duty. It
probably will not surprise him at all to
find that I'arls really is the Uushvllle
In all worldly tilings that a man pur
sues with the greatest eagernesH im
aginable, he find not half the pleasure
!n the actual .smsion that he pro
posed to hluwelf iu the expectation of
A St. IiMilM spiritualistic ' medium
"nuiteriallzod a "ghoul" ho thoroughly
that the "ghost" is now nerving a term
in the work-house. There Is euch a
thing a.s being too realistic In such
Cornelius Vaudebilt, who was strick
en with paralysis, now t!gns hla checks
with his left hand. His bank account
has not yet suffered from the stroke
and his left-handed checks are as good
us the sort he wrote before.
The Fredonisi Dully News remarks by
way of salutatory: "We aren't much
bigger than ti porous plaster, but we're
as pesky a.s a tomtit on a pump han
dle, and we mean business." Make
way for the Journalistic tomtit! ,
The Jacksonville (Flu.) Times-Union
fays editorially that ''a newspaper
anan's kiss is a passport to good luck."
We dou't know about that, but we are
Milling to try it under proper restric
tions and regulations, of course.
" The Hapfd City Journal tells an anx
iously Impatient world how to pick out
the planet Mercury. It says: "iook
iright up St. Joe street toward the gap
and a Utile to the right, over the hill by
the electric light plant, about 8 o'clock."
iTIie first time we are In Rapid City
we'll do it.
A man named O'Mallcy who com
mitted suicide in his lodging-house in
New York either underwent a change
of sentiment sometime before he did
the act or his sense of humor did not
desert hill) in death. When the IkkI.v
was found it lay at full length uHn the
led and on his coat lapel was a button
'bearing the legend: "I am as happy as
a dam at high tide."
When a man compters his adversar
ies and his difficulties, It Is not as if
he had never encountered them. The
power he gained In conquering them
endures through nil his future life.
They are riot only incidents In his past
history, they pre elements In all his
present character. His victory is col
ored with the hard struggle that won
As an object lesson to property-owners
and taxpayers the Commissioners
of Northampton County, Pa., have de
cided to construct limited stretches of
good road In various parts of the coun
ty to serve as a sample of whut could
be done iu the way of improving pub
lic thoroughfare if the people so de
Hired. The plan Is practical utid ought
to strengthen the movement iu favor of
"The secret history of the Texas
would make mighty interesting read
ing." Whether there was an serious
. acandal connected with her construe
or not, there must have been a lot
fnf blundering. It was a bluuder at the
f Soi:Uet to buy plans for her. Further
' blundering was done iu modifying
them. The result Is a ship that cannot
be reckoned a credit to the navy. It la
a pity the exact responsibility for it
cannot le fixed.
ir. Cyrus Teed, of Chicago, the or
iginator of a queer new religion called
Korean, has evolved a theory of the
earth that Is Just aa queer. He says
that the eartli Is an enormous hollow
globe, with a ernst alout KtO miles
thick. Thus far his theory does not
differ greatly from that of the late
'CapUiln Symnies; but he. parts com
pany with the Captain In saying that
the human race and all the visible
heavenly Isslles are Inside of the earth.
Consequently nobody knows anything
alsnit the outer ponvez surface of the
The New York I'ost wiys It seems to
be the general opinion that Itismarck's
ex-ret understanding with Russia was
known lo the Emperor of Austria and
Count Kalnoky lieforc 1M, and that
the Information In the first place en me
from Russia. It Is pointed out that
when I'rlnce Hlwnarek was dismissed
no secret was made In Vienna of the
general relief, and even the acknowl
edged organs of the Foreign Office
oiM tily said that with Count Capri vl an
era of frankness, sincerity, and plain
dealing had begun In the relation of
tbe two allied powers.
Voltaire's departing meeaage to Hoi
land wa "Adieu, Canaux Canards
Canaille," a 'salutation of farewell
which the Netherlander have not ap
parently forflrta, a the gift of bis
bust In marble to a public art collection
In Rotterdam has Just been declined
without thanks. It Is possible to be
too witty for one's comfort either with
one's contemporaries or posterity.
Heine's wasted fires survived so lam
bently in his ashes that his native town
would not admit his monument, reject
ing it as contumellously as the Rotter
dam Glyptotbek did the image of his
sardonic and mocking prototype. The
lesson to contemporary wits who de
sire to stand well with after genera
tions is that they must not be too
smart, and as sins in that direction are
not so numerous and flagrant as they
once were, It seems not thrown away
Another fugitive from Justice, tired
of his exile, has given himself up, plead
ed gUilty and will serve a term In the
penitentiary. He Is GO years old and
has a grown-up family. Six years ago
he forged the name of his employers
and some of their customers, and fled
abroad. Police machinery was put In
motion to arrest him, but he avoided all
tlie toils and walked about London,
even visiting the American embassy
under an assumed name. At length,
wearied and worried, he could stand
the exile no longer. The lie he lived
lK'came a daily punishment. Ills 111
gottoi gains could procure him neither
amusement nor surcease from this
goading conscience. The sight of his
native flag upon the United States le
gatlou was a constant reproach and the
sound of Aiiierica.il siieech stung him
to the quick. So he has come back
shamefacedly to his deserted family
and to the men lie wronged, and will
ing to suffer piiuilahuiont in America
rather than remain a hunted rat in
Europe. What a sad colony the Ameri
can fugitive abroad would form! How
many men and women once repex;ted
In this country are now living In stuune
under assumed names in what lands!
Halreddln Pasha, who twenty years
ago proposed the reforms recently ad
vanced by the Sultan to placate the
Young Turkey party, was in some re
fltects an ideal Moslem. He was strict
ly honest and upright, absolutely be
yond the reach of corruption in any
form. He was a devout Moslem, but
affirmed that railroads, electricity, com
merce, modern Improvements of every
kind, were as necessary to the believer
In Mohammed as they were to the le
llerer In Christ. He was called to be
Grand Vizier immediately after the
clone of the Russo-Turklsh war, when
Abdul Hamld was making his first ex
periments In ruling. HnJreddln's first
move was to get rid, so far n.s possible,
of the inuimnse crowd of court officials.
This naturally aroused the bitter hos
tility of the entire official class, and
they used every meiuis to hamper their
new master. The clerks to his office
garbled his dispatches, the telegraph
operators mlssent them, and before-
long everything was at a standstill. The
Sultan gave up the contest and allowed
his Vizier to withdraw into honorable
retireiiMiiit Ln a palace on the Bonpho
rus, whore he lived for many years,
enjoying his stiulhw and looking with
apparent tranquility upon the disinte
gration of tlie empire, which he lie
lieved Inevitably resulted from the re
actionary course that wus being pur
sued. The lut company of Indian regulars
in tlie United States army lias been
mustered out. Tlie experiment begun
six years ago In the West, but gradu
ally abandoned by the different pouts,
was prolonged at Fort Sill, Oklahoma,
for the puritosc of giving It a thorough
trial. Hut even there, the red muti
demonstrated his Incapacity for sol
dierly duties and discipline. Thus an
other solution of what to do with joor
Lo has come to naught. The theory
wus tluit a race which had given such
overwhelming evidence of the fighting
spirit iu uprisings against the Govern
ment could is: converted Into an ef
fective force In the regular army, under
Iatlent training and discipline. But
the untutored rd man, while 'useful
enough In scout service and soldiering
at will, has evidenced a profound con
tempt for the unvarying round of mili
tary duties. He bos not pased muster
at Inspection and the bogle calls have
possessed no jotency to' arouse hlin
from his nap if he chanced to be taking
one when the hour of some formation
was at luuid. I Hwlpllne has not set
well on him and freqiytrt rebellions
have resulted. (Jua.nl duty and atten
tion to his personal appearance have
He,med to him to be worthUtw require
ments, and on the whole lie has mode'
an accomplished lnsulonllnate. The
Indian school and the Government's
policy of eiKfUirnging the Indian farm
er promise liette.r results for the race
than trying to make a soldier of the
Cartridge In a Tobacco Pipe.
A fnta.1 accident of an extraordinary
character has occurred at Mautcs, near
I'arls. A hotel proprietor, who formed
one of a party of sportsjiion, hod put
his tobiut-o loose In a Kckt of his
hunting Jacket, and In the Mime pocket
had placed his cartridges. In some
way tlie owderr escaped from a car
tridge and got mixed with the tobacco.
Unconscious of this, he filled his pipe
and lit It. A moment later the pipe ex
ploded and a fragment was blown Int.")
his eye with such force that It pureed
tlie bmln and killed the poor ninn.
M Intake of Mahatmaa.
Melboume ThiMteophUta have spent
140,000 In driving a shaft 4,000 feet
deep at I.d Bluff. St. Klldfl, having
been assured by Mahatiiian that they
would find rich deposits of coal there,
flo far only ocean mud has been found.
Uncle K ben's Philosophy.
"Home men," mid Uncle Eben, "Is so
mod eat dat dey won't assume no 'spue
IblllUea whutaomcver; and daft why
dab wives takes lo walhla'."
TO BUY UP CUBA
Ambitioni Flan on Foot to Probata
the Island from Spain.
CONSIDER FORMATION OF A COMPANY.
Private (Corporation to Ilay the Inland
from Hp.n, A-auraing- the lbt and
Granting! Civil Llbarty to tea
Washington, Juno 22. A itoy is
current that the sugar trust has evolved
or accepted (in ambitious suggestion that
Cuba is substantially for sale, and might
as well become a sugar plantation for a
gigantic corporation supported by the
sympathy and the interest of our coun
try. In other words, that we might
have a West India company as England
bad an East India company and a Hud
son Bay company, each of which aided
in the extension of the British empire.
It is said that the Spanish minister to
tlie United States cabled recently to
Madrid reports of the disposition of our
government to decline to interfere by
force and alsi to support Cuban auton-'
ouny, ar.d that this cable advised the re
call of Weylcr when a change in the
Spanish ministry was in the air, and to
send to Cuba General Campos, who
closed the ten years' war with cash in
hand, and who might do the same job
now by the tarna means, much cheaper
than Spain can keep 200,000 soldiers in
tlie field. 1
Colonel J. McCook is the gentleman
credited with the imagination to con
ceive the capture of Cuba with cash as a
measure of peace. This, as Colonel
McOiok understands it, is merely a
matter of business. The idea runs this
Spain has already charged to Cuba a
debt of $400,000 000, and under Spanish
dominion the island can never yield a
revenue amounting to one half the in
terest. Cuba, without a port or town,
or ship, has a national debt, and yet
there are many who think the credit of
tlie Cuban government should be as
good, if not better than that of Spain.
Suppose it was better than that of Spain
Suppose there was a company com
manding money to take up the whole
Cuban debt of Spain charged to Cuba,
at its market value say $50,000,000
and $50,000,000 for the Spanish rights in
Cuba, and the Cuban rights in the for
ests and mines, and in settling Ameri
can and Cuba claims against Spain and
the United States would guarantee
bonds to the amount of $100,000,000 at 3
per cent and supervise and administer
the customs of the por's of Cuba for the
payment of the interest, tlie govern
ment holding the bonds as secui i'.y, would
not liberty and ptyee and prosperity for
the island be accomplished at a cost of
$3,000,000 a year taken out of the Cuban
cuHtoms house? "
Incidentally it would seem that there
must be an immense profit to the man
agets of what might tie called the Cuban
trust. The advantage to the Spaniards
W iuld be peace and the extinction of
some hundred millions of hopeless debt,
for the creditors of Spain would be glad
to scale its obligations, and Spain could
have a large sum of money in hand in
stead of a Cuba of blood and ashes on
Keacuccl From Starvation.
Sax Diego, June 22 -When the steam
er Carlos Pacheco rrived at Cedros
island tha other day it found ihreastarv
ing persons. For a long time Dr. H. G.
Powers and his mother have been on the
island, in charge of the property of the
Cedros Island Miniug company. Dr.
Powers, his mother and "Dutch Gus,"
a saiior, bad been living on a Banty
supply of provisions lor some time. The
most rigorous economy was practiced,
but for two weeks before the arrival of
tha Pacheco the three people were re
duced to the point of starvation. From
some of the species of cactus on tbe
island they secured edible roots, and a
wild goat was killed, but ii did not last
t' Names Without Warrant.
Washington, June 22. Circulars of
an organization styling itself the national
co-operative society of American art,
miming Commissioner of Education
liirris as president and Apostolic Dele
gate Martinelli, Chief Justice Fuller,
General Miles, ex Presidents Cleveland
and Harrison, the present' cabinet and
well known financiers as advisory direc
tors, have given -some annoyance to
Commissioner Harris, Mr. Cleveland
and others. Commissioner Harris says
the use of his na no is entirely unwar
ranted, that he specifically refused the
invitation to be identified with the en
terprise and that to his knowledge the
u;o of the names of a number of others
was unauthorized. Es-President Cleve
land, through Editor Gilder of the . en
tu ry, has written Mr. Harris repudiat
ing the use of bis name.
tiring Over tallow Fever,
Naw York, June 22. The steamer Fi
nance arrived from Colon yesterday
with three cases of yellow fever aboard,
three others having died en route. Both
passengers and crew have been quaran
tined. Health Officer Doty says there is
no danger of a spread of tha disease!
Chattanooga, Tenn., June 22, 'A spe
cial to the Times from Qadsden, Ala.,
says: Late Sunday afternoon Henry
Thomas, a negro excursionist from
Birmingham, fired into a party of Gads
den negroes Just as tha train was leav
ing and wounded Will Uarner, a local
cabman. Garner and his friends re
turned the fire and a general riot ensued.
Thomas was ahot In the back and neck
and was stabbed twice In the shoulder
and will die. Two other Birmingham ne
gro were ehoi and another was tabbed
LIUKUAL AUU'T A I'llLH I.
IpaoUH Parly rropoaea 8 New Be
form In Caba.
London, June 23. The Madrid corree
pondeht of tlie Standard says :
"The Spanish liberal have adopted
in attitude which will probably create a
profound sensation both here and in the
United States, but which is little calcu
lated to improve tbe situation.
"At a meeting of ez-minieters of the
liberal party on Monday, Senor Sagasta
made an energetic speech denouncing
the home and foreign policy of the pre
mier and his conduct during tbe recent
crisis, which, Sagasta insisted, had led
the people to criticise the decision of tbe
erowc. The meeting resolved to issue a
manifesto declaring that tbe liberals
persist in abstaining from all relations
with the government so long as the
Duke of Tetnan is retained in the cabi
net. "The man'festo will oharacteriee the
proposed reforms of (janovas as inade
quate and suggest the replacement of
Captain-General Weylerbya governor,
who will continue the war in accordance
with civilized practices ; the stopping of
fie reign of terror and devastation of
pr iperty in Cuba and the appointment
i f a civilian as royal commissioner, with
full powers, distinct lrom the military
authorities, to execute reforms of widest
autonomy in political, administrative,
economical, tariff and legislative mat
ters compatible with the preservation of
the imperial sovereignly.
"The manifesto will promise to go
very far in the direction of a sacrifice ot
Spanish commercial interests and of
sharing the burden of colonial war debts
in order to secure peace."
Havana, June 23. There has beea
considerable skirmishing during the last
ten days. According to the official ac
counts tbe insurgents have lost eight
men in the province of Santiago, sevetty
five in Santa Clara, twenty in Matanza?,
thirty-nine in Havana and 134 in Pinar
The Spanish troops have lost in these
engagements thirty-eight killed and six
officers, and 111 privates wounded. To
day at Cabanas fortress Isidore Carmona
and Antonio Jordan weie shot.
Give Their lira ns to Ic ence.
Chicago, June 23. Pupils of Prof.
Frederick Starr, forming the aupsy so
eiety of the university of Chicago, have
entered into a compact to give their
brains to science when they di?, Each
member will also write out a history of
his mental processes from the beginning
to as near the end of his life as possible
and give a statement of the vices and
virtues which have influenced him.
Students of anthropology have found
much difficulty in obtaining the cere
bral tissue of sound minded persons.
C ng. atulalei the Queen
London, June 23. President McKin
ley bas sent the following personal let
ter to Queen Victoria, which was de
livered to her by Whitelw Reid, special
To Her Majesty, Victoria, Queen of
Great llritain and I-eland, and Empress'
of India Great and Good Friend: In'
the name and on behalf of the peop'e
of the United States I present their
sincere lelicitations upon the sixtieth
anniversary of your majesty's accession
to the crown of Great Britain. !
I express the sentiments of my fellowj
citizens in wishing for your people the;
prolongation of a reign illustrious andi
marked by advance in science, arts and!
popular well being. On behalf of my
countrymen I wish particularly to rec
ognize your friendship for the United'
States and your love of peace exempli
fied upon important occasions. :
It is pleasing to acknowledge the debt
of gratitude and respect due ti your
personal virtues. May your life be pro-,
longed and peace, honor and prosperity!
bless the people over whom you have
been called to rule. May liberty flour
ish throughout your empire, under just
and equal laws and your government
continue strong in the affections of all'
who live under it. And I pray God to
have your majesty in His holy keeping.1
Done at Washington this 23th day ot
May, A. D. 1897. Your good friend,
By the President:
John Suebman,' Sec'y of State.
Walls Tumlde In.
Watkrtown, 8. D., June 23. At 7
o'clock Monday night tlie city was
startled by a general fire alarm and a
terrible shock, accompanied by a loud
report. Tbe fire department quickly
rescinded to the scene on Oak street,
where the Mullboliand building was
found in ruins. This was a large two
story brick building occupied by Berg
& Olsen as a saloon and the upper story
was filled with roomers. The walls
gave way without any warning. At
tbe time taie saloon was full of people,
many of whom had come from the coun
try to see Ringling Brothers' circus.1
Their names cannot be ascertained at
this time. The building is a total ruin
and tlie entire walls have fallen into
the basement. Those who were known'
to be in the building at the time are:
David Ball, rignt rib broken.
8. M. McDowell, cut about the head.
D. W. Bradley, badly cut.
Herman Beck, back injured.
Mrs. Austin, cut about the head.
Dave Wallerhouse, will die.
Phillip Patterson, dead when found.
IMan not Baca seful.
New YobK, June 23.-Thirteen col
ored persons who formed part of the 200
sent to Liberia by the international emi
gratior society in March, 1896, arrived
ln this port Monday aboard tbe steam
ship Liberia. They lay that the scheme
ha been a total failure; tbat many of
their numbers died of starvation and
avert; tbat the society did not fulfil the
contract and many members of the ex
sedition are stranded in England, an
able to get back to their homes.
HANNA ON TOP
Bunnell and 8enator Eanna Carry the
Ohio Republican Convention.
A SPLIT IN AN IOWA CONVENTiON
Silver Republican, Populists and Demo
crats Hull a Joint Convention llut tbe
Name of "Democrat" Cauda Some
Governor A8a 8. BC8H5ELL
Lieutenant-Governor A. W. JONE8
Supreme Judge JACOB F. BURKETT
Attorney-General FRANK MONETT
Btate Treaturer SAMUEL CAMPBELL
Hchool Commissioner L. D. BONEBRAKE
Member of Board of Public Works
C. A GODDARD
Toledo, O , June 24. The publican
itate convention completed its work ye
erday in a session of less than four
lours. While there has been a hard
Ight for two days for the control of the
tate central committee, there was every
.ppearance of harmony and em siasm.
?he two contested districts were decid
idly in favor of the Dick candidates and
his showed that the state committee
ctood seventeen for Dick and four for
i.ator Hanna waB not only congrat
ilated en the result, but all the dele
;ates were Beeking admittance to his
partments for conferences. Governor
liushnell not only accepted the situation'
lomplacently befure the convention as
icmbled, having friendly consultations
vith Senator Hanna, but he i-lso made
t strong speech of acceptance in the con
rention. When Governor Bushnell de-.
!lared, "In spite of the statements of the
lemocrati press I accept," there was a
oud demonstration. In the organiza
tion of he state central committee in
ihe afternoon, Governor Bushnell
lamed the vice chairman, While Sena
br Hanna selected tlie chairman and
ihe secretary. Senator Hanna returned
o Cleveland and will soon be back in
IVashinyton. The two leaders had a
Viendlj meeting before separating and
:t is understood that they hava reached
In agreement on the organization of the
Itate executive committee.
DEMOCRATS IN IOWA.
Des MotNKs, la., June 24. The dem
icratic Btate convention adjourned
iarly last evening, having completed
is work. The two allied conventions,
he silver republicans and populists,
iompleted their work slightly in ad
ranee. The three factions were, after
nuch controversy, able to agree on one
latform, with free silver as the main
tiea, and one ticket, composed of two
lemocrats, two silver republicans and
Me populist. The ticket will be placed
n the official ballot under the name of
'democrat." When this became known
liere was a split in the populist con
Intion, the middle-of-the-road faction,
juler the leadership of A. W. C. Weeks
talking out. The seceders numbered
i ohably 100 of the delegates. Gen. J.
I. Weaver's faction remained with the
emccrats, whereupon he was bitterly
'enounced. But for this rupture the
iiion of all the free silver forces would
ave been complete. The ticket is
ftmposed as follows:
Governor, F. E. White, democrat,
teokuk county; lieutenant-governor,
I. A. I'lummer, silver republican, Win
lebago county ; judje supreme court,
J. G. Kinne, democrat, rlryan, Polk
unty; railroad commissioner, S. B.
train, p .pulist, Dallas county ; super
iitendent of instruction, G. F. Rhine
mrt, silver republican, Jasper county.
A Good Sign.
WA8iirNTO.v, D. C, June 24. The
reasury department, within the last
Seek, has received a considerable num
)r of requests for small notes in un
mually large quantities. This inquiry
vas entirely unexpected, and it is con
idently regarded by treasury officials as
hi n. d cation of improving business
At least once a year the treasury
neets demands for B'nall notes from the
Ivest and south, where they are needed
or the movement of their crops. Rarely,
owevcr, has the inquiry began earlier
nan ihe 10th or the middle of July, and
Iherefore it is assumed that the call for
notes of small denominations is not in
Inticipation of the crop movement.
It has become so general, however,
particularly in the south, that treasury
ilicials ascribe it to renewed activity
d) geucal business.
A Lover's Affair.
Kamkon, Minn., June 24. Bert Van
Nosti aiui, an architect, Tuesday night
(shot and seriously wounded Jennie
Giese, aged sixteen, and then placing
Ihe revolver to bis head blew out his
brains. The couple were lovers and the
Cause of the tragedy is not known.
At San Krani'lHco.
San Francisco, June 24, The Japan
ese cruiser Hi Yie, now used as a train
ing ship, haB arrived here and will re
wain in port several weeks before sail
ing for Honolulu. The vessel was re.
ceived with the customary salus.
New York 1'aator Nelectl.
Pkovidknck, R. I., June 24. Ths
Rev. David H. Greer of - St. Bartholo
mew's church, New York, was Tuesday
elected a coadjutor to the Rt. Rev,
Thomas Marsh Clark, bishop of Rhod
Inland, at the Protestant Episcopal
On the Charge of Mnrder.
Leroy, Minn., June 24. Mrs. Dav
Gittel, formerly Mrs. Pickett, has beei
arrested, charged ,with murdering hei
husband, Pickett, in Moody county
South Dakota, three years ag. Picket)
died in a burning house and carried
considerable life insurance. It is no a
claimed that Mrs. Pickett started the fin
in the house after she had murdered
her husband. She hat since marriei
Gittel and they came recently to Lerot
from Chester, la.
HJCATV MAI I, AT lOFSKA
Many Injured and Wladaws
up Bail If
Tockka, Kas,, June 25. The
hailstorm known in the his fry of Kan
riis ttruck this city shortly after 6
o'clock last night. Hail stones weigh
ing twelve to sixteen ounces stripped the
trefs o' their fol:age, smashed window
plate glae. store Iron ts, cut down tele
graph and telephone wires, riddled awn
ings and inflicted unprecedented damage,
throughout the city. Dogs were struck
in the streets and instantly killed.
Horses were knocked to their knees to
me again and dash away in mad fright.
Runaways occurred throughout tbecity.
When the fury of the storm had passed
dead birds were found everywhere. A
heavy wind and terrific lightning ac
companied tlie storm.
Topeka looks like a. city that bas with
stood a siege of war guns. There are
not a dozen buildings in the town but
are windowless and many roofs were
caved in. Tlie roofs of street cars also
were pierced. Tlie damage wrought
can better be imaged when it is known
that the haft stones ranged in size from
that of a hen's egg to an ostrich egg,
and that thirty minu after the storm
one hail stone wa picked up which
measured fourteen inches in circumfer
ence. Surgeons aie busy dressing the
wounds of persons injured in the storm
and reports of injuries continue to be
received. Many were hurt in runaways
on the street.
The following are among the most
Frank Braineid, huckman, skull
J. D. Henderson, liveryman, skull
Mrj. Mary Hughes, arm broken in
Roy White, leg broken in a runaway,
D. Klee, bad scalp wound.
Miss Anna Fenton, head cut.
Fred Heller, head cut.
The damage cannot be estimated, but
it will amount to thousands. Window
glass is already at a premium here, and
last nieht three car loads were ordered
from Kansas City. ,
Street car traffic is stopped and elec
trie lights are out, owing to demoraliza
tion of the electric system.
Denounces Public Schools.
Dubuque', la., June 25. Archbishop
Hennessy created a sensation by an at
tack on the public schools in an address
to the pupils of St. Clara's academy,
Sinnawa, Wis., yesteiday afternoon.
He denounced them as irreligious and
therefore dangerous for the future gen
erations. He claimed that the Catholics
paid one seventh of the five hundred
millions wiiich it costs to. support the
public schools, but that they were de
nied the privileges of a religious educa
tion and jthat in addition to this seventh
the Catholics pay forty millions for the
education of their children in their own
schools. The entire address was a de
nunciation of the public school system
and laudatory of the parish schools.
A Lynching oil tap i
Jacksonville, Fla., June 25. A spe
cial to the Citizen from Key West saysi
Two unsuccessful attempts were madt
yesterday to lynch the negro rapist, -Sylvester
Johnson, who assaulted Mrs,
Atwell yesterday. During the prelimin
ary examination C. B. Pendleton arose
in the court room and asked the audi
ence if there were not enough whites
present to take the negro out and hang
him. Great excitement ensued, but
the authorities interfered and protected
him. Intense excitement prevails and
the island city guard sleep at theii
armory. Threats to raid the armory
have been made and serious trouble if
Smothered to Death. '
Henderson, Ky., June 25. When an
old trunk was opened in the home of
Joseph Melton, near Bordley, the fathei
found his two little girls lying in it
smothered to death, Laura aged seven,
and Jennie, aged five. While theii
parents were absent the children had
been playing hide and seek with three
other tots. While searching for a good
hiding place the two evidently thought
of the old trunk in the cellar, crawled in
it and closed the Ho'. A spring lock
made it an airtit'ht tomb.
Thx Riots in Spain.
Madrid, June 25. Serious rioting hat
taken place at Mieres, in the Ovieda
piovince, which was supposed to be due
to the increased taxes on food. There
was heavy fighting between 8,000 minerj
and the Spanish troops, consisting of th
civil guard and the prince's regiment.
Two rioter were killed and five severely
ind many slightly wounded. Two sold'
ers were killed and several wounded.
Wheeling, W. Va , June 25. At 9
o'clock last night Hon. George Wesley
Atkinson, governor of West Virginia,
was united in marriage at Clarksburg;
the home of the bride, to Mrs. Myra H,
Camden, widow of the late wealthy
Judge Q. D. Camden. The ceremony
took place in the presence of only a few
Killed lllm for the Inntilt
Corhin, Ky., June 25 Yesterday
afternocn Daniel L. Ourry, a prominem
business man, shot and killed John Cor
ley, a well known Louisville boot and
shoe salesman. It is alleged Mrs. Currj
was insulted by Oorley a few days age
while on a train.
Knuala Sp-aka Out,
London, June 25 The St. Petersburg
orrespondent of the mining Post sayi
the Hovoe protests vigorously against
Ihe action of the Unite State with re
gard to Hawaii, which, it add, maj
goon lie followed by an attempt to an
"Europe," says that paper, "hat erei
reason to oppose the trengthenlng v
the) United State in the net world and.
moat be ready to support Spain If abe if
thnatene I with the lose of Cuba."
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