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WEDNESDAY. JUNE C. 1594.
Gen. Weaver is to niovo to Council
Ox three ships lately going from New
York to Europe there were 211C Scan
dinavians. The property loss at Pueblo, Colo., by
the rise in the Arkansas, is reckoned at
S300.000. Two lives are known to be
DEMocitArv is beginning to talk of
another issue of government bonds to
supply gold. More nails m your coffin,
Pitt in jail at Washington for tread
ing on tho grass, and put in nomination
in a district in Ohio for representative
iu congrebs, as has been the case with
Coxey, does not fall to the lot of main
This country will not always or for
long play into the hands of English
capitalists, by issuing our interest
learing bonds when there is no need for
it. Give ns our own good silver and a
protective tariff with reciprocity attach
ment, and wo can hold our own against
English policy the world over.
Geokoe T. Anoeli., presidont or the
American Humane Society, is out in an
article advocating a ship canal from
Chicago to tho Mississippi river, another
from opposite Chicago to Detroit; the
enlarging of tho Erie to a ship canal
from Buffalo to Albany; another across
upper Florida from tho Gulf of Mesico
'to'SCSJohn's river, and thinks on these
400,000 men could bo profitably m-
Vplqyed. lie thinks also a very consider
able body of men might be profitably
employed in Washington itself, securing
better sewerage, filling tho Potomac
flats, building bridges, etc. Ilesuggests
that the construction of any more Sl.
000,000 war ships and SGO.000 cannons
(every discharge of which costs from
$00 "to S400), be postponed a year or
two. lie says if war should break out,
we could readily eouip and support
f00,000 in the field as easily as we did
thirty years ago, and why not now sup
port a number of men in peace with em
ployment for a feu months, until the
hard times pass by?
are ItanNlipil. the
Tho way to get rid or tramps, which
has long been known and has many
times leen proved, is to make their food
and shelter depend absolutely upon
work. Last winter, the city of Balti
more rid itself of all these pests by re
fusing to give them a place to sleep ex
cept, on condition of their earning it.
Tho result was that when other cities
were overrun with tramps, Baltimore
was free of them, and thus relieved, the
city turned its attention to finding, work
for the deserving unemployed. This
work camo so near to paying for itself
that only an insignificant sum of money
was required to prevent actual suffer
ing. This interesting sociological result
has, therefore, again demonstrated, that
it is the tramp -the idler who does not
want work that causes tho demoraliza
tion in a time of distress, and prevents
the involuntary idle from finding proper
aid. A very interesting and complete
explanation of this experiment appears
in tho Juno number of the Forum, bv
Dr. E. K. L. Gould, of the John Hop
kins University, who had the direction
of this important work.
With military snobs during the war
there was a feeling of ill-will against
citizen soldiers who were promoted on
account of bravery. It is said that the
killing of Capt. Iledberg by Lieut.
Maney at Fort Sheridan, appears to
have been caused by this old feeling.
Hedberg having never attended the
military school at West Point, while
Manoy was a graduate, -an unprovoked
murder, seemingly to dispose of Hed
berg because ho had earned his position
by bravery and not by reason of West
Point intluence. Our military school,
like most human institutions", has not
been an unmixed good by any means,
but there was just enoughof that top
lofty superciliousness shown by many of
West Point's smart Alecs during "the
war to plow into the memory of the citi
.zen soldiers who wero fighting for their
country and not for "glory." that our
system of military training needs a
thorough overhauling to the end that
the principles of our government be
better recognized, and that the sons of
the republic who attend that school
shall be protected in all their just rights
against cowardly bullies or any other
class of students who chance to find
their way there.
A pamphlet cop of the speech of
Senator Cameron of Pennsylvania in the
United States senate April IS, has just
reached our table. It strikes here a
long-felt want, and wo are glad to see
that his views are being spread broad
cast. His theme is: 'Tariff and silver
are two sides of the same question."
"They are bound together by necessity.
The ono without the other must break
down. Both together are invincible.
The people of the Union, north, south,
east and west, can all understand and
unite on a national policy that unites
these two great forces. Tke feel their
interests more truly than all" tho news
papers and lecturers in the world can
teach. They will not be afraid to cut
wholly loose from Europe. They will
be glad and proud to restore silver; to
place the United States at the head of
the silver-using countries of tho world.
Such a policy would satisfy their true
instincts. With all Americaat their side
and all Asia at their back, they could
then isolate Europe and force England
to fellow or to fail. To such a policy
xariffs could offer no obstacle. The
barrier of gold would be more fatal than
-any barrier of a custom-house. The
bond of silver would be stronger than
any bond of free trade. Whatever party
first comes to this political platform will
win a victory; and it is easier for the
republicans to take this ground than
for their opponents, who have destroved
silver and are pledged to hostility
against an American policy, whether in
industry or trade. Standing on these as
supports, the United States may hope
to extend their influence over tho'world,
but so long as they narrow their ambi
tion to becoming a larger England or a
more German Germany, they can be-
- come nothing worth their trouble and
can win no markets worth having not
' even their own." The Joubxal wishes
that every voter in the land could read
- anJ-stndy this speech of the able sena-
tor, for it contains truths that are vital
. to the best interests of America.
BEACH AN AGREEMENT.
Governor Waite Settles the
Cripple Creek Strike.
HE HAS ISSUED A PBOGLAMATION.
Entire State Militia Called Upon to Go to
Cripple Creek to Aid the Sheriff Miners
to Be Paid Three Dollars for Eight
Hours' Work Dynamite Placed on a
Railroad Track to Kill Militia.
Denver, June 5. The strike at Crip
ple Creek has been settled. Late Mon
day night the conference between Gov
ernor Waite, J. J. Hagennan and David
H. Moffat arrived at an agreement,
which is satisfactory to all parlies.
The conference began at 8 o'clocK at
the request of Governor Waite. As
soon as the triumvirate assembled, Gov
ernor Waite announced that he was
authorized to act for the miners and
consideration of the various points was
immediately begun. But one point
caused serious complication and that
was the time allowed for luncheon. The
miners demanded 30 minutes, they to be
allowed pay for the time.
The articles of agreement provide that
the miners shall work eight hours a day,
with 20 minutes for luncheon; that they
be paid at the rate of S3 a day, and that
the mine owners in employing men shall
not discriminate against either union or
At the conclusion of the conference,
Governor Waite issued a proclamation
calling upon all the people in El Paso
county who were forcibly holding the
property of others and who were bearing
arms in violation of the law to deliver
tip such property and to lay down their
arms. The entire state militia is called
upon to go to Cripple Creek, El Pato
county, and aid the sheriff iu restoring
MINERS READY TO DEAL OUT DEATH.
Cripple Creek Striker Have Perfected
Their Defenses at Hull Hill.
CmrPLE Creek, Colo., June 3. The
strikers sjeiit Monday in perfecting their
defenses. Their forces were increased
by 800 men, who came from the direc
tion of Pueblo. Women and children
have been streaming towards this place
from Victor and Altman. The miners
have loaded beer kegs with dynamite,
6crap irou and railroad spikes, and have
placed them on the crests of Globe Hill
and Battle Mountain. Tho defensive
movements of the strikeis have been de
cided upon and are about as follows:
Mounted bcouts, who are spread out in
all directions, upon discovering the ad
vance of the deputies will hasten to
camp with the information. A prear
ranged fcignal will be tounded on the
steam whistle at Pike's Peak mine,
when the striker will take their desig
nated position?. The skirmishers will
fall back slowly, keeping the deputies
engaged, until they reach the barricades
erected at the foot of Bull Hill. Behind
the barricades the strikers will make a
stand, defending themselves with guns
If driven from the barricades they
will hasten up the slope to the fort.
Should the deputies follow them the
dynamite mines which have been planted
at every few yards will he exploded.
Cannons and bombs will simultaneously
deal out death from the fort.
DYNAMITE PLACED ON THE TRACK.
Miners Attempt to Wreck a Truln Carry
ing Several Companies of Militia.
Terrc Haute. Ind., Juno 5. Four
pounds of dynamite was placed on the
track of the Evansville and Terre Haute
railroad Monday evening by striking
miners. The terrible explosive was
placed on the track in front of the train
bearing several companies of militia
under General McKee. This was at a
point a few miles south of Farmersburg,
between here and Shellburn. Orders
had been given the militia to escort a
train load of coal past the several min
ing camps. The coal train went ahead,
followed 13' the train with the militia.
After proceeding about a mile the coal
train came to a stop, having been
6topped by an obstruction on the track.
In ambush in the heavy thickets on
each side of the track were 200 miners.
It was their purpose to capture the coal
train. The disembarkment of the troop
was immediately lx?gun, and General
McKee ordered tho troops to try to sur
round the miuers, but tho maneuver
failed, as the miners scattered. The
wreckage on the track was removed and
the coal train was sent on. Four dj-na-mite
bombs were found near Shellburn
and forced off the track by the trains
without exploding. A coal train was
captured by the miners and run to Alum
Cave, where the strikers have a strong
hold. The militia will attempt to recap
ture the train.
Ilrldcc Burned by Strikers.
Cleveland, June 5. Not a train was
moved on the Cleveland, Lorraine and
Wheeling road Monday owing to bridges
being burned by strikeis. For three
weeks this road has been the only source
of fuel supply to local mills and factor
ies. Unless the traffic is resumed on the
road within two or three days hundreds
of establishments must close down. The
Lake Shore and Nickel Plate roads have
also been supplied from the same source
and many trains on these roads will be
abandoned unless coal can be obtained
promptly. The Cleveland, Lorraine and
Wheeling road will attempt to resnme a
portion of the traffic immediately.
Military Held In Readiness.
OxcixxATi, June 5. Ohio striken,
numbering from 1,000 to 2,l00. are ex
pected from the Wellston district to blow
up the Norfolk and Western railroad
bridge. The railroad has about 100
guards stationed at the Ohio river bridge
armed with Winchesters, while military
companies are held in readiness for or
ders if needed.
Reinforcements Going to Bull Hill.
Rico, Colo., June 5. Fifty miners,
armed with Winchester rifles and having
sufficient provisions to last several days,
left here to reinforce the striking miners
Du Bull Hill. The deputies will prob
ably attempt to prevent their reaching
the stronghold of the miuers.
Santa To Miners Quit.
Gerrilos. N. M., June 5. Work in
the coal mines here has been suspended
until further orders from President Mc
Bride. The mines belong to the Santa
Fe Railroad company, and are the
largest in the territory.
Trainmen Take a liana.
Bucyrus, O., June 3. Three hundred
of the various trainmen's organizations
met here and decided to haul only coal
enough over the Toledo and Ohio Central
to supply the company.
Miners Would Xot Stop Work.
Glexwood Springs, Colo., June 3.
The Newcastle coal miners who went to
Spring Gulch to induce the men to
itrike, returned home, having faikd to
accomplish their object.
Will Float to St. Louis.
Denver, June .'..The 1.1 CO members
of the commonweal army who are con
structing fiatboats with which to" float
down the Platte river to Plattsmonth,
and from there down the Missouri river
to St. Louis, have completed 1)0 boats.
They expect to reach St. Louis in about
tO days. The army is well provided
with provisions, and to what they al
ready have the chamber of commerce
will add faOO worth, provided 1,000 men
start on this journey.
Breckinridge Enthusiastically Received.
Frankfort, Ky., June 5. Congress
man Breckinridge spoke here to an en
thusiastic gathering of 4,0H people. He
was met at the depot by 500 people, who
cheered him lustily as he got off the
train. He spoke about an hour and a
half and made one of the most eloquent
efforts of his life. He did not roast his
opponents as severely as on other occa
sions. Father O'Grady's Case Continued.
Cincinnati, June 5. When Father
Dominick O'Grady was called in Judge
Camler's court to answer the charge of
murder in the first degree for killing
Mary GilmarrJn, he did not appear. Dr.
Beebe, who has been attending the pris
oner, said he was not able to come into
court. The jury was discharged and the
case passed until the July term.
.Elevator Burned by Tramps.
Superior, Neb., June 5. The grain
elevator at this place, owned by William
Louden, an extensive grain dealer of
Omaha, was burned. The origin of the
fire is supposed to be the work of tramps.
The value of the property burned is
placed at $6,500, with an insurance of
Serrinx Machine Inventor Dead.
San Jose, Cal., June 5. G. W. Wil
son, capitalist, and an old resident of
Chicago, died suddenly of heart disease
at the residence of his son-in-law, Frank
Coykendall, where he has been visiting
several months. He was the inventor of
the WiUon sewing machine.
Coal Rate Law Unconstitutional.
Grand Forks, N. D., June ft. Attor
ney General Standish of North Dakota
has rendered an opinion that the coal
rate law passed by the last legislature is
unconstitutional, as a discrimination
against coal mined in other states.
Ex-Minister IMielp Seriously 111.
Exglewood, N. J., June 5. -Judge
William Walter Phelps, ex-minister to
Germany, is seriously ill at his home ut
Washouts Quickly Repaired.
Denver, June 3. The Denver and
Rio Grande road was opened for traffic
in the Arkansas valley, above Pueblo.
SHORT NEWS ITEMS OF INTEREST.
A gang of train stealing Coxeyiles was
captured at Ellis, Kan.
Three riotous strikers were captured at
Clarks, Iiul., by militia.
Mobile and Ohio employes refused to ac
cept a 1 per cent cut in wages.
Senator Gorman lias recovered suf
ficiently from his illness to receive visitors.
Bank Wrecker Thompson of Scdalia,
Mo., will be expelled from the Masonic
At Wasiata, Tcnu., James Horn ami
Andy Johnson killed each other iu a
Thomas Breunau jumped from a burn
ing tenement iu Xew York and broke his
The Nebraska antilottery publication
law has been held unconstitutional by
Speed's divUiou of Kellv'sarmvgotiuto
Carlysle, 111"., on a stolen B. and'o. S. W.
It is piobable that the Virginia legisla
ture will be called iu extra session.
A man supposed to have leen G. W.
Houston of Liberty, Ills., was found
hanging near Okean, Ark.
Judge Tkeodosius Botkin of Kansas has
given up whisky drinking and is now
lecturing on temperance.
Mgr. Satolli has started on an extensive
tour of the United States in the interest of
the Catholic church.
The people of Union county, Kentucky,
are aroused over an effort to levy a special
railroad tax, and serious trouble is threat
cued. The rioting miners at Cmielton, Ind.,
nearly all disappeared when they heard
that state' troops were coming. About CO
Miss Pheobe Couuhis has started on a
tour of the Couuellsville coke region to in
vestigate the condition of the women and
Judge Field, who was a candidate
aguiust Hon. William Bryan for congress
from the Kir.-t di-trict of Nebraska, has
announced that he will not again be a
Operations are being generally resumed
at the iron mines in the Iake Superior
Health Officer Wanian of Bay City,
Mich., alleges shameful neglect of chil
dren whose lives hail been insured by their
Wilton M. Bushee, a youm; attorney,
died at Baltimore iu the city hospital
from opium poisoning.
Contracts have been let for the building
of the Baltimore aud Cumberland from
Cumberland, Md., on the West Virginia
Central, to a point near Hagerstowu,
Md., on the Cumberland Valley branch of
tha Pennsylvania system.
Saved the Cropt Finally.
Sioux City, June 5. Another week of
drouth and the corn throughout this sec
tion would have been ruined. Small
grain would have been less than half a
crop, and one-third of the corn would
have been ruined. A rain that fell
steadily all day Monday throughout
South Dakota, Nebraska and western
Iowa has come in the nick of Time, and
the danger is over.
Wheat Kieht Inches High.
Minneapolis, June 3. The Northern
Pacific weekly crop report is very favor-1
able, showing" rain in nearly all sections
diowiug rain in nearly
along the line, and wheat is eight inches
high in North Dakota. The report
covers Minnesota, North Dakota, Mon
tana, Washington. Oregon and Manitoba.
Rain at Central City.
Central City, Neb., June 5. Mer
rick county is rejoicing over a heavy
rain, which was badly needed.
Owens Cheered by Women.
Paris, June 5. Hon. W. C. Owens,
the opposing candidate of Colonel Breck
inridge for congress in the Ashland dis
trict, spoke here to the largest audience
that ever attended a political meeting in
Paiis. About 4,000 people crowded
the speaker. A special train from
Owens' old home brought U00 people.
Mairy ladies were present and cheered
most vigorously when Mr. Owens made
his telling thrusts at Colonel Breckin
ridge. Cases of Cholera Increasing
Berun, June 3. Reports received
from Myslowitz, Prussian Silesia, say
the number of cases of cholera have so
increased that the Lazaretto is over
crowded, and temporary huts have been
erected for the accommodation of the
sufferers. The government has declared
the Vistula to be infected, and the baths
have been closed.
Wolfe Tone People Lost.
Leadville, Colo., June 3. In the case
of the Wolfe Tone Mining Company
against the Holden Smelting and Re
fining Company with the Carbonate Na
tional Bank as interveners, Judge Dick
son decided that the Wolfe Tone people
lost their priority on.account of defects.
The case involves over $75,000.
His Accounts Over a Million Short.
London, June 5. A dispatch from
Buenos Ayres says Senor Marenzo, man
ager of the Provincial bank of that city,
has committed suicide. Irregularities
have been discovered in Ins accounts to
the extent of f 1,300,000. He occupied a
high social position.
TO SURVEY ARID LANDS.
Subcommittee on Irrigation to
Draft Such a Bill.
BISQUES THE SUGAE SCHEDULE.
Senator Vest Made an Explanation Allison
Delivered nn Elaborate Speech Carlisle
Not Contemplating a Bond Issue Xc
Gulre on the Central Pacific Funding
BUI Morgan Offers an Amendment.
Washington, June 5. The arid land
question, about which the western mem
bers had so much to say when the agri
cultural bill was before the house, was
considered Monday by the committee on
irrigation. A subcommittee Sweet
(Ida.), Hart (Mont.), Doolittle (Wash.),
Pence (Colo.) and Newlands (Nev.) was.
instructed to draw up a general bill
along the lines of one forsurvey of Idaho
lands introduced by Representative
Sweet. It will provide for a survey un
der the general direction of the secretary
of war of the arid lands in western
states, with the preparation of maps
showing the diti'.i s or canals and reser
voirs necessary for tho reclamation of
the land and report upon the water
available for irrigation, with estimates
of the quantity of land possible of re
clamation and of the cost. The states of
Montana, Washington, Oregon,- Idaho,
the Dakota? and perhaps others will be
included in the bill, with a recommenda
tion for an appropriation of
DISCUSS THE SUGAR SCHEDULE.
Speeclies Made Senators Vest and Allison
From DiflVrent Points of View.
Washington, June 5. Thirteen sena
tors, six Democrats and seven Republi
cans, were in the senate room Monday
when the senato entered upon tho tariff
bill. Senator Hoar suggested the ab
sence of a quorum and "0 minutes were
spent wanting the presence of 47 senators
necessary to proceed. A resolution pro
viding for tho payment of the expenses
of the bribery and other investigating
committees out of th contingent fund
vas adopted. The tariff bill was taken
up, the sugar schedule pending. Senator
Vest took the iloor and made a brief ex
planation concerning the controverted
point in latt Saturday's debate as to the
existence of tho sugar trust in 1S90.
Senators Aldrich and Sherman had
contended that the present trut was not
in existence and that its stock was not
listed on the New York stock board.
Senator Vest produced tome authorities
to show that t,i2C,00i) shares of the
stock of the sugar re "img company
were sold on the market in New York in
ISIiO, which at $100 per share represented
$SOO,000,00. He had as much right to
insinuate that the sugar trust dictated
the sugar schednlo in the McKinley bill
as senators on the other side had to im
pugn the action of the inajorit' in the
Allison (Ia.) followed Vest with an
elaborate sjieech on the sugar schedule.
It was, h said, by far the most impor
tant provision of the bill. It afforded
one-third of the revenue produced by the
bill. He declared, according to numer
ous authorities, sugar could be refined
cheaper here than in Germany and some
other European countries. Tho schedule
practically would prohibit the importa
tion of refined sugars. It was not a
schedule for protection, but prohibition.
Jones (Ark.) followed with a detailed
explanation of the sugar schedule. He
denied that the McKinley bill had given
the people one ounce of free sugar. By
imposing a duty of six-tenths of a cent
on refined sugar, it had taxed
the people $-2,000,000, all of which
went into the pockets of
the refiners. Besides $1.000,000
bad to be paid out of the treasury in the
form of sugar bounties, so the total sugar
tax on the people of the United States
amounted to &J8,000,00(i, of which not
one dollar had gone into the xeueral
treasury. The duty which it was pro
posed to impose by this bill, he said,
would cost the people about $5j.00(,00i,
of which 50,000,000 would go iuto the
treasury, $0,000,000 to the planters in the
form of protection and $G,000,000 to the
refiners, who would get but one-fourth
of what they got under the present law.
Hoar did not believe his constituents
would understand the complicated
mathematics of the sugar schedule, but
he said they would understand that the
party which promised them free raw
material, free coal, iron ore, lead ore,
free sugar, etc., had betrayed New En
gland by striking down their industries
in order to build up those of the south.
Piatt (Conn.), who followed Aldrich, de
nounced in bitter and caustic words the
surrender of th Democratic majority to
the suirar trust.
Not Contemplating a Bond l4ue.
Washington, June 5. It can be stated
on the highest authority that the pub
lished statements that another bond issue
is in contemplation are absolutely with
out foundation. Mr. Carlisle when
questioned regarding the matter stab'd
the subject of another bond issue had not
been mentioned in the cabinet and he
liau nelit no conference with the presi-
uent regaruing n. xnecasn natance m
treasury at the close of business Monday
was $117,4J9,030. of which $75,100,106 is
gold reserve. An engagement of $1,400.
000 in gold for export has beau received
nomcw ior!: wmcn leave5 lUe trne
8old "serve $74,000, 10G.
House Will Vote Wednesday.
Washington. Juno 3. The final vote
on the state bank question will be taken
Wednesday at 4 p. in. This conclusion
was reached after a conference in Speaker
Crisp's room Monday. A rule was
thereupon drawn up by the rules com
mittee providing for a continuance of
general debate under the five minute
rule Wednesdav and a vote at 4 o'clock.
South Dakota Apportionment Tangle.
Watertowx... D.. Jun i3 Doaco
Robinson ha begun mandamus proceed
ings in the cirouit court sgaimt Acdltcr
Mahouey of Colington county to tadt ffcu
validity of the apportionment art of
1891. It is claimed that a majority of
the whole senate did not vote for it.
Some counties proiose to hold elections
under it and other under the old law.
The proceedings are brought to straighten
out the tangle.
Central Pacific Funding Bill.
Washington, June 3. Representative
McGnire (Cal.) appeared before the
house committee on Pacific roads, mak
ing a strong protest against any funding
bill or any other Arrangement which
would release the estates of Huntington,
Stanford and others from personal liabil
ity to the government for the debts of
the Central Pacific.
Baltimore Has Sailed.
Washington, -June 3. The navy de
partment has been informed of the sail
ing of tho Baltimore from Nagasaki,
Japan, for Chemulpo, Corea, to look
after American interests there, which
are reported to be threatened.
Morgan Offers an Amendment.
Washington, June 3. Senator Mor
gan presented an amendment to the
tariff bill directed against the formation
of trusts in imported articles.
Sterling Postmaster Confirmed.
Washington, June 3. The senate con
firmed Robert W. Smith as postmaster
C Sterlipg, Qole,
to Hare Killed HU
Law, O. F. Fifleld.
Cedar Rapids, la., June 5. In the
district court at Anamosa will be tried
one of the most interesting cases which
have ever engaged the attention of the
court of Jones county. It is the case of
the state against Emmet Seymour for
the murder of George Fifield, his father-
in-law. Shortly after the marriage of
Seymour to Fifield's daughter the old
gentleman was found one evening lying
on the railroad tracks, near his home, in
an unconscious condition. He had been
struck in the head by some blunt instru
ment, and died without regaining con
sciousness. A few months later Seymour was dis
covered in the act of stealing lumber
after night. Upon further investigation
it was found he had been the chief actor
in a long series of petty thefts, which had
long perplexed Anamosa business men.
The discovery of these crimes, and the
fact that the stolen property was con
cealed about Seymour's house, caused
people to think that the man had been
the cause of Fifield's death, the suppo
sition being that Fifield had discovered
Seymour's crime and threatened expo
sure. Seymour was tried for various
theft3 and sent to the penitentiary for
three years. That sentence having been
stayed, he is now to be tried for murder.
Van Leaven and Kesael Indicted.
Dubuque, June S. A special term of
the United States court was held here
Monday to dispose of demurrers in the
Van Leuven and Kessel pension fraud
cases. Judge Shiras sustained the de
fendant's demurrer in the case in which
Van Leuven was sole defendant and Dr.
Kessel is sole defendant, but they were
jointly indicted. The majority of the
indictments are sustained. Both defen
dants then pleaded not guilty. The
trial will take place at the December
term. Van Leuven was taken to Minne
apolis to plead to 16 indictments against
Dangerous Criminals Sentenced.
Des Moines, June 5. Frank Baird
and Ora Bean, two Creston counter
feiters, pleaded guilty to tho charge of
counterfeiting and were sentenced to 80
and 15 months respectively in the Fort
Madison prison by Judge Woolson.
Wilson Pleaded Guilty.
Drs Moines, June 3. James Wilson,
aged 04, who one month ago raised a
check for f 1,600 upon the Valley Na
tional bank, pleaded guilty, and was
sentenced to 12 years in the Fort Madi
Schooner Found Bottom Up.
San Francisco, June 3. A letter
from Hakodate, May 16, states that the
captain of the schooner Willard Ains
worth found the schooner Matthew
Turner bottom up during a sealing
cruise. Another capsized schooner,
painted green, was also seen. She was
supposed to be either tho Lilly L. or
Kailroadera Killed by Dynamite.
Hot Springs, Ark., June li.R. E.
Crenshaw, a railroad contractor of
Springgeld, Mo., and Robert McConnell,
a laborer, were instantly killed while at
work on the Hot Springs, Little Rock
and Texas railroad by a premature blast
Burt County Pioneer's Funeral.
Decatur, Neb., June 5. Mr. Frank
Godell, one of the oldest settlers in Burt
county, was buned in the Decatur ceme
tery by the Masonic order.
Boilermakers Iu National Convention.
Milwaukee, June 5. The first annual
convention of the Brotherhood of Boiler
makers and Iron Ship Builders of Amer
ica is in session here.
Provincial Legislature Dissolved.
Victoria, B. C, June 3. The pro
vincial legislature has been dissolved,
and nomination day set for June 23.
Monday's Baseball Games.
Cincinnati, S; New York, 4. Dwyer and
Murphy; Russie, German "and Farrsl. Um
Washington, 8; Cleveland. 5. McGuire,
Petty and Mercer. Cuppy and Zlmtner. Um
Pittsburg-, 7, Boston, 4. Kileen and Mackie;
Stnlcy and (ianzel. Umpire, Emslie.
Baltimore, 12: Chicago. 4. Hawke and Jen
nings; McGiil and Schrlver. Umpire, Lynch.
Brooklyn, IS; Louisville, 4. Daub. Dailey
and Lacliance; Knell aud Grimm. Umpire,
St. LnuK 3; Philadelphia, -'. Breitensteia
and Peitz; Taylor and Grady. Umpire, SUite.
WESTERN IXAOUR GAMKd.
Wi- City. 11; Detroit, 8. Pears. Olaoaeu
and KlHc; Mauck, Daniels ind DonalTM.
MUuaukSj, 17: Indlanapulta, 8. Stevwa
Kid ClaytortUay!e and Weci!. tSi&ni
wuzsatf 3e:tAiios asa
Jac&soarllle, U; Feoria, ft.
Dforobi, 24? l;ea MoIn. .
du.Jor.'oh. US: Ojraha. ft
IOWA CORN CROP BEING DESTROYED.
Small Worm Devastating the Fields by
Killing tho Germ.
Webster Citt, la., June 5. A small,
yellow worm, about an inch long, and
resembling the black thousand-legged
worm that is usually found in decayed
timber, has made its appearance in the
cornfields in this section and is creating
havoc with tho coming crop. It is
thought to be a worm that thrives only
in extremely dry seasons. It is eating
the root3 of the corn and boring into the
kernels in the ground, killing the germs.
It is estimated that with copious rains
from now on, tho oat crop here will not
mature more than half and farmers are
finding it necessary to feed stock run
ning in the pastures hay.
Storm Dainacea Crops.
Fokt Scott, Kan., June 3. A dis
astrous windstorm passed through thia
county, six miles northwest of thia city.
The wind was accompanied by a violent
rain, and growing corn and other grains
were laid low. Trees were uprooted,
window glass destroyed, and barns were
carried from their foundations. From
meager reports received it is learned
there were but two men seriously hurt.
The damage to crops, live stock and
orchards will be heavy.
Mortliern Pacific Under Water.
Tacoma, June 3. Assistant General
Superintendent Dickinson of the North
ern Pacific returned from a trip over his
rdad. He says 93 miles of the Northern
Pacific is under water from Horse Plains,
Mont., to Odin, Ida., 15 miles west of
Portland, Or., June 5. The Western
Union Telegraph company has succeeded
in restoring communication with Ta
coma and Spokane. The river now
stands at 81 feet and seven-tenths above
low water mark.
BUSINESS CRASH AT ST.
Failure of Steele Walker,
St. Joseph, June 5. Steele & Walker,
the largest wholesale grocery house on
the Missouri river, has gone into the
hands of a trustee. The failure grew
out of the recent failure of A. N. Schus
ter & Co.
In making the assignment nothing was
reserved except the homestead of Mr.
Steele, both the Walkers conveying
their residence property to secure the
liabilities. This firm was composed of
D. M. Steele, S. A. Walker and I. W.
Walker, and has been regarded as one of
the strongest in the west, D. M. Steele
having bsen rated at from $750,000 tg
WATERS JTILL RISING.
Present Loss Estimated at Four
10,000 CATTLE HAVE PEBISHED.
Tancoarer Abont Shot Off From the Rest
of the World Canadian FacMc Ha
Stopped Selling Tickets at That Point.
Mack Distress Prevails at Portland.
Temperature Has Fallen Tea Degrees.
Vancouver, B. C, June 5. Four
million dollars will hardly cover the pres
ent loss by the Frazer river flood and
there is not yet any signs of abatement.
The waters are still rising and, as the
warm weather continues melting the
mow in the Rockies, there is no imme
diate prospect of beginning the work of
restoration. One prominent railway of
ficial thinks the loss of life will reach 1(H),
though conservative estimates are not so
high. Bridges, trestles, tunnels and
tracking along the Canadian Pacific have
gone and the company has over 2,000
men at the scenes of danger, working
night and day. From Pre elstock to the
sea, 0 miles, along the railway, is now
a watery waste. The last point above
Vancouver which can be reached is Ruby
Creek, b'J miles. Masqni, Mission, Chil
liwack, Patsie and Langley prairies and
the towns of Harrison, Centerville, Lang
ley, Chilli wack and Mission are all under
water, not a farm building being left
standing. Fully 10,000 'cattle have per
ished. Vancouver is about shut off from the
rest of the world except by steamer.
All telegraph wires are down east and
the Canadian Pacific railroad has stopped
selling tickets, all trains being cancelled.
At Westminister the water is over the
floors of buildings and wharves. All
the mills along the water front have
been shut down for the last week.
Many houses and cabin3 in the lower
portion of the town are now floating. A
report reached hero that the dyke at
Lulu island had given away, but it has
not been confirmed. If that be true the
best agricultural district in the whole
Frazer valley will be flooded. Reports
from upper rivers state that the water is
still rising rapidly.
At Yale the water is one foot, eight
inches above the 1832 mark and still ris
ing. At North Bend a Chiuainun was
drowned. It is stated that if the watot
subsides rapidly there is a possibility ol
saving the timothy crop, while barley
and oats can also be sown.
Much Distress Prerails at Portland.
Portland, Or., June 5. The rivei
reached the .12 feet mark Monday even
ing, and is still rising. Hundreds ol
persons whose places of business are
submerged have moved out and estab
lished new temporary places. In the
lower portions of the city, where a great
many poor persons live, the condition is
most deplorable. Great numbers have
been driven out by the invading watera,
and have taken tomporary refuge where
over shelter can be found. Much dis
tress prevails, and the temperature has
fallen 10 degrees at Baker City, from
which it is surmhed that the tempera
ture has fallen over the country drained
by the Columbia and its tributaries, in
which case there is a possibility of a ces
sation of the rise.
'.0 !ot Head Payable In Gold.
Fergus Falls, Minn., June 3. Otter
tail county's issue of 20d,000 bonds have
been sold at auction to a Chicago firm
for $8,300 premium, an offer of $1,00)
extra if the bonds were made to read
payable in gold being refused by the
Landslide In Ontario.
Quebec, June ft. A landslide has
taken place in the junction of the Bros
Noir and Grand rivers, GO miles below
Quebec. Ten wooden houses were swept
away, but the trembling of the earth
gave the inhabitants sufficient
to save their lives.
Quarantine Against Kelly's Navy.
(ftYiRo, Ills., June 5. The mayor of
Cairo issued a quarantipe proclamation
against the entrance of Kelly's industrial
navy into this city, on account of the
navy having been exposed to smallpox.
Snlclde and Murder.
Toledo, O., June 5. Joseph Losenski,
a Polish Jew, shot his wife and immedi
ately committed suicide with the same
revolver. They had been married only
three weeks. Both died instantly.
Ketone to Work Sundays.
Sau Claire, Wis., June 3. The work
nun who sort all the logs that go down
tho Chippewa river refuse to work Sun
tojs and, as a result, all work has been
Shakes With the Khedive.
Cairo. June 5. United States Consul
General Penfield presented Mr. Somer-
ville Pinckney Tuck, the new American
judge of the mixed courts, tothokhedive.
Silver Conference Ilre&ks Up.
Berlin, June 5. The silver commis
sion, which was convened in February
last, concluded its labors without ar
riving at any decisions.
Renominated by Acclamation.
Athens, O., June . General Charle3
Grosvenor, Republican, was renominated
by acclamation for congress.
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC MARKETS.
C'hlcaco Grain and Provision.
Cuicaoo, June 4. The news of the day
was generally bullish and wheat advanced
$$c, closing with He gain. Corn closed c
higher for July. Oates finished strong. ?c
higher for July. Provisions closed practically
WHEAT-Steady. Cash. Mkjc: July. 55f&
665$c: September, STft&STHc: December. 60Hc.
CORN Higher. Cash. 36a36J6c; July.
OATS Strong. Cash, Ki$c; July, 32$
MESS PORK-Steady. July. Ill.riX.
LARD Steady. Cash, ffl.Ci.
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago. June . CATTLE There was a
Arm cattle market. Trim, well fatted steers
in many instances sold 5c to 10c higher than
last week. From $1.00 to f 4.50 bought most
of the steers, and $2.M to S3..7J was the range
at which most of the cows, heifers and bulls
were weighed. Texas cattle met a Tair de
mand at SI 75 to g4.40, according to quality.
HOGS The top of the hog market at the
opening of business today was 54.75, and tho
bulk of the early business was done at $4.G0 to
$4.70, a decline from Saturday's quotations of
5c, The trade had not long been in progress
before a reaction set in and the close was ac
tive and strong at Saturday's range.
SHEEP There was a sag In the market of
5c to 10c and a drop to 11.50 to $4.50 for poor
to choice sheep, and to $2S to $4.90 for year
lings. Spring lambs were quoted at $3.00 to
Receipts Cattle. 15.003 head; calves. 300;
hogs, 43.GG0; sheep. 13.030.
Soath Omaha LIts Stock.
Sodth OMAnA. June 4. CATTLE Re
ceipts, 1.800 head; 13u0 to 1500 lbs.. $3.90&!.40;
1100 to laOO lbs.. J3.75i54.10; 9C0 to 1100 lb.,
$3.6033.9i; choice cows, f 2.703.73; common
cows, SL23&2.30; good feeders, 93.00&1.40:
common feeders, $2.73&3.G0. Market 106
HOGS-ReceipU. 4,9)0 head; light. $4.3a
4-45; mixed, $4.4034.13; hetvy, S1.40&4.50.
Market sc lower.
SHEEP Receiptf . 500 head; top sheep. $3.00
Il.tO; top lamU, f3.50S4.C3. Market strong.
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have supported the theory of protection
to our nation's industries, and on this
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American Economist, New York City,
$2 a year.
Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's prescription for InfUuts
and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor
other Narcotic substance. It is a harmless substitute
for Paregoric, Irops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil.
It is Pleasant. Its guarantee is thirty years use by
Millions of Mother. Coxtoria destroys Worms and allays
feverishucss. Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd
cures Diarrhoea aud Viinl Colic Castoria relieves)
teething' troubles, cures constipation and flatulency
Castoria assimilates tho food, regulates the stomach
and bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Cas
toria is tho Children's Panacea tho Mother Friend.
"Castoria Is an excellent inedkin- to- .1
dren. Mothers have repeatedly told mo of u
good effect upon their children."
Ds. G. C. Osgood,
Castoria Is the best remedy for cluldrea c f
which I am acquainted. I hope U.o lay i 1 1 ot
far distant when mothers will cocaiJer the real
Interest of their children, an 1 uso Cu!ori.i is
Etead of the various quack nostrums -. Inch arc
destroying their loved ones, by forci:iojii:i::.
morphine, soothiajj syrup and ether hurtful
agents down their throats, thereby seudujj
them to premature graves."
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