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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE.
SEVENTEENTH ! YEAE. OMAHA. MONDAY MORNING. JULY 18. 1887. NUMBER 30 '
A BRUTAL MURDER AVENGED ,
fi . Sensational Micinlght Lynching By Infuri
ated Citizens of Nelson ,
HENRY SALLEN'S SLAYER HUNG.
Farmer Coonrnd Taken From Jail
anil IIolBteil Into Eternity IJy WillIng -
Ing HandR Investigating the
Ilavclock Disaster.
of n Blurdoror.
HASTING , Neb. , July 17. [ Special Tele-
cram to thulJii : : . ] Kepoits tmvo just reach
ed hero of n lynching at tliu town of Nelson ,
on A branch of the II & M. In Nuckollscouu-
ty , last nitwit. Alttiough lull particulars are
not obtalnnblu , tlio ciso ; would seem to be a
most sensational onu. hast Thursday Henry
Sallon , a fanner living about ten miles \ve t
nt town , tlrove to Nelson with a load of hogs
&nd disposed of them for about 810. Another
farmer named Coonrnd was present when
the hoijs weie sold nnd haw Sallon draw the
money. When the. latter started to drive to
his homo In tlio country Coonrad asked for a
ride , which Sallen readily granted. This
was the last seen of tlio two
men together. About two hours
afterwards the dead body of Sullen was
found about two miles west of ( own with a
bullet hole In the back. The news of the- dis
covery was at once Uken to Nelson , and as
Coonrad had been seen to leave town with
Sallen , a searcnlng party was at once organ
ized. A number of citizens accompanied by
the sheriff visited Coonrad'.s house and found
him in a clean suit of clothes , while at the
back of the house his wife was discovered
washing tlio blood from the shirt In which
tlio dastardly deed was committed. Coonrad
was at once placed under arrest and taken to
the county jail at Nelson.
The threats of lynching were loud and
deep , and the sheriff placed an extra g-unrd
In the jail. Friday night was passed safely ,
but last night about mid-night a mob of over
one hundred men .surrounded the place and
demanded that Coonrad bo surrendered to
them. The sherill refused to give his man
ii ] > , and the infuriated crowd Immediately
ittacked the jail , forcing their way in after
b.itterlng down the doors , and secured the
prisoner.
Coonrad was completely terrilied and plead
with tears and heart-rending groans for his
life , but the mob was inexorable. A rope was
placed about his nook and he was fairly
Iragged to the new bridge uf the Kock Is-
innd road , and without further preliminaries ,
was strung up to one of the timbers.
After accomplishing its ends , the mob
inlotly dlspeisod. The body remained
iwlnglng In the brce/es until this morning ,
ivhen the coroner was notitied and cut it
( own. A jury was empanelled , and after
tearing the evidence , returned a verdict that
Coonrad came to his death at the hands of. a
neb , to the jury unknown.
It Is reported that Sallen's wife , who was
In a delicate condition , died last night from
tlio effect of the news of her husband's
murder. _
An Investigation Begun.
LINCOLN , Neb. , July 17. [ Special Tele-
rraui to the BKB.J the county coroner de-
sided this morning that ho would hold an
Inquest over the remains of Lr ) , Max Randall ,
burned In the 11. & M. wreck , and work upon
iho same commenced in the afternoon. The
lemand that the inquest bo hold was wide-
ipread , and the belief was common that
there should bu no hidden secrets confined to
in Investigation held by the company , but
that the nutter should be understood tor the
public good. One of the county commission-
: rs placed himself In the wretched position
that the investigation would bo expensive
ind was therefore unnecessary , A written
( pinion trom ono ot the railway commls-
ilouers was irlven the coroner , and the lu-
juest was then decided unon and a list of
names furnished tlio deputy sherill for
lurors.
At a o'clock the coroner swore In the fol
lowing Jurors : Austin Humphrey , W. C.
Lane , C. C. Jerome , 0. li. Beach , Major Bo-
Dalian and C. C. 1'ace. The body of the dead
man was brought to the ofllce. examined and
Identified. A largo number of li. & M. em
ployes were present and two of them posted
themselves on each side of the coroner to
whisper suggestive questions to the ofllclal.
It was noticeable that the answers to those
< iuestlonu always showed up well for the
company. William Cornwell , conductor ,
nnd Poland and Lobby , braKeinen on
the extra freight that had the right of way ,
were nxamined. Their testimony was much
is has been heretofore published in a general
\\ayandaddcd little light to the subject.
1 hey had the right to the track and were
nearly stopped when they found the other
train coming on them. Tim testimony ot P.
( ! . Kowboltom , the operator at llavolock ,
showed that ho was an entirely new man ;
that lie had no experience on train work on
this road , and but three weeks' experience
elsewhere , He received the order to hold
the train , and a young man In the depot , not
In the employ of the road , turned the signal
lamp. The operator did not go out on the
platform to fceo If the train came to a halt ,
but after it passed he notified the Lincoln
office. After this evidence , and before any
of tlio principal witnesses or those on the
train wno were to blame weto heard , an ad
journment was taken to S o'clock.
When the coroner's jury reconvened In the
evening Juden Mason appeared for the rail
road commissioners and the hearing was ad'
journed to the nollce court room and the
i < Jud'ie codducted the examination. Con duet -
t lor Norton and hlH brakeman on Engineer
Bowser's train , testified that as they were
passing llavelock that they saw the dancer
signal and immediately commenced settlnc
brakes , thobrnkoman running to the heau ol
the train to notify the engineer. The train
however was not stopped before the collision
Engineer Dowser's testimony was straight
foiward. He said they received orders a
Wawlv , and as they ncared llavelock IK
watched the signal and It was white , indlca
tine a clear track. He watched It as the en
Kino passed thn depot before reaching Uu
; station. The fireman and himself hai
- noticed a light down the track , but did no
locate It as an Incoming train. A quarter o
a mile beyond the depot ho saw It WAS i
train nnd he whistled brakes , but could no
top In tlinn. He staid on his engine.
Judge Makon then recalled the operator a
the depot , and among other things ghowei
that it was his first night on duty or li
charge of a station to receive and send ou
orders ; that he had nly three weeks' expc
rionco In that work In Dakota , and ha
worked only live days in Nebraska , at th
Western Union ofllce In Lincoln at 8H5
month ; that he did not turn the signal him
self , but a young nmn In the office did. 1
was a rigid examination compared with th
one in the afternoon. Tlio jury udjourne
at 11 p. m. to complete work , the next day ,
A Very Narrow Uicapc.
NKW YOKK , July 17. A crew under com
mand of Captain Thomas were preoarln
for a voyage to Porto lllco. In the care ;
was quantity of baled hay and 150 kegs c
powder. Lightning struck a carboy c
vitro ! on deck and exploded It. The blazln
liquid flowed into the hoht and crept toy/an
thn powder and hav. The panic strlcke ;
craw took to the boats , leaving Ctptal
Thomas , his mate and the colored femn
cook on bonrd. The captain and mate hii
ceedcp In quenching thu flames bi-foru U
powder vt as reached.
Fire nt
NK\V YOUK , .July 17 There was a lira i
PcekskUl llil * morning originating' lu tt
oioehlne shop of Knilor Hros & Allen. Tli
total loss Is is estimated at SOU.WW.
THE CHOI' OUTLOOK.
Condition of tlio Various Grains In
Western States.
CHICAGO , July 17. The following crop
summary will bo printed In this wcek'a
edition of the Fanners' Hevlow : The
drought throughout the northwestern states
is Injuring all the crops more or less. Corn ,
although not materially damaged so far , is
commencing to show the effects of the dry
season and must suffer considerably If rain
does not fall soon and In sufllclent quantity.
As a result of the drought the oat crop Is
ripening too fast and will hardly make
hree-fourths of an average crop If the
drought continues. The estimate of the
nvurauo yield of winter wheat In differ
ent states from reports of threshing or
calculations of probable returns arc
as follows : Sixteen counlles In Illinois , 15
bushels. This is a falling off of two bushels
as compared with our report of last week.
Morgan county reports a yield as high as 25
bushels , nnd 1'opo as low us B bushels.
Twelve counties In Indiana give an average
of ID bushels per aero. Four Kansas coun
ties report a yield of 17 bushels , but the
others report the teturns as light to very
poor. For the whole state the yield Is un
doubtedly poor. Four counties in Kentucky ,
11 bushels ; three Michigan counties , 13 bush
els. Klovon counties In Missouri report an
avcra.'o yield of l'J'4 bushels. Our Ohio report *
indicate a fair to good yield ot wheat , but
Insures are not civ en. Itcports fioin Wiscon
sin place the yield at from 14 to 'JO bushels.
Keports ou thu condition of spring wheat
are as follows : Nineteen counties In Iowa
place the average ; at 73 per cunt. Carroll ,
Cnss. Clayton , Howard , Keokuk and Madi
son countlM cannot st-xte an vo rage , the
ciop being almost totally ( lestrood by In
sects , Klevtn counties in Minnesota place
the condition at 71 per cent. Twelve coun
ties In Nebraska report an average con
dition of S4 per cent , and seven counties in
1'nkota 89 per cent. Insects are dolnjr
considerable damage In some localities to
corn , chinch buss having , as we feared , at
tacked tills crop after the harvesting ot win
ter wheat.
The average condition of crops are calcu
lated from "our reports received last week.
In the different states It is as follows : Twelve
counties in Illinois report an average condi
tion ot 01 percent ; twelve Indiana counties ,
01 per cent ; seven counties in Ohio , 98 per
emit ; fourteen Missouri counties report
the condition as high as 100 per cent ,
wlillo thirteen counties In Nebiaska place
It at lot percent , and twenty-four counties In
Iowa Deal these ngures with an average con
dition of 103 per cent. Fourteen counties in
Minnesota report thu condition at tin average ,
of 00 percent , and seven Wisconsin counties
report a llKo aveiage. Dakota counties lead
the whole list with an avenue ot 120 per cent.
Six Michigan counties place their agerago at
101 per cent , nnd Kentucky counties report
ing tels week at 100 per cent. Nine counties
in Kansas repoit an average condition ol 103
per cent Pastures are suffering from lack of
rain. Pot.itoes and apples do not promise
much more than bail crop. Hay hardly
reaches that tiguro.
Iowa's Crop Prospects.
DES MOINBS , la. , July 17. The secretary
of the Statft Agricultural society sends out
the following bulletin of crop prospects :
Corn There are complaints from various
portions ot the state of chinch buirs working
upon the crop , but up to date no material
damage Is done. With the earlier cutting of
small grain to take it from these pests , the
next report may show differently. Its con
dition , taken from 1.022 reports , is 114 per
cent , the name as in the Juno report.
Hroom corn One hundred and thirty-flvo
reports glvo its condition at 100 per cent , a
gam ot 5 per cent in the past month.
Sorghum Ueports show the condition at
05f per cent , a gain ot 1 % per cent over
former reports.
Winter wheat There are reports of the
sale of the finest fields over grown , promis
ing ft heavy yield. Other yields will bo
varied. Three hundred and thirteen reports
give its condition at 8G f per cent , a loss of
5 > / per cent from former reports.
Sprint wheat Kight hundred and eighty-
four reports give its condition at G(5 ( # per
cent , a decrease ot1 % per cent from the
Juno report , or two-thirds of a full crop.
Winter barley Its condition from nine
teen reports Is 14Jf per cent
Spring Hurley Four hundred and forty
nine reports Its condition at CS per cent , :
decrease of 18 per cent trom former reports ,
caused by the ravages of chinch bugs.
Winter Kye Seven bundled and thirty-sis
reports Its condition at 82 % per cent , a decrease
crease of about 5 per cent
Spring Hye-Sevon hundred and thlity-slx
reports its condition at 71j per cent , a uo-
crease of nearly Ifi per cent.
Oats In various localities the crops are
damaged by chinch bugs. Tun hundred and
eighteen reports give its condition at 82 ]
l ir cent. The J IIIIH report was 00 per cent.
Flax 444 reports Its condition 7S > po
cent , the former report at b5 per cent.
Timothy It goes without saying that the
crass crop is a poor one. The condition of
Timothy from 1011 reports Is 4SK per rent , a
decrease of IG i per cent. From the Juno
report compared with tlio season of 18SO , the
loss In the product of hay alone is nearly
2,000,000 tons.
Clover From 005 reports Its condition 091-3
per cent , against 7 per cent In June ,
'Weather Crop Bulletin.
WASHINGTON Juty 17. The following Is
the weather crop bulletin of the signal otlico
for the week ending July 10 ;
During the weekending July 10. 1887 , the
weather has been warmer than usual except
In the gulf states , northern New Kngland
and on the Pacific coast , the aveiage d.illv
excess ranging from 3 to 8 degrees from the
middle Atlantic states westward to the
Rocky Mountains. It has been slighcly
cooler than usual In the cotton region , and
on the Pacific coast the average was trom 3
to 5 degrees below normal. The sea
son has been slightly cooler than
usual ou the south Atlantic coast ,
and from Luke Superior westward
to the Pacific coast. During the week there
has been n deficiency in rain fall generally
throughout the agricultural districts east of
the Hocky mountains , except in Missouri ,
northern Wisconsin , Colorado and Dakota ,
wharo slight excesses are reported. The
large seasonal deficiency rain tall previously
reported in the upper Mississippi nnd lower
Missouri vsllej s has been still further in
creased during the past week , and it now
ranges fiom live to ten inches in Illinois
and Iowa. Local showers have fallen
In sections of tno corn belt , but not
over the outiro area , and the rain
fall was not In RUflicient quantity. Theo
weather has been favorable for the harvest
ing ; of wheat which has boon generally com
pleted , except In Minnesota and Dakota ,
where It Is now In progress , and where all
rowing crops were Improved. In New
E ngland and the middle Atlantic states the
weathur has affected favorably all growing
crops. The Indications at 7 a. m. to-day
( July 17) ) . are that showers will occur In tbn
next twenty-four hours lu the western portions
tions of the corn belt , where they are
e really needed.
The Pope Love * Ireland.
D union , July 17. Manager Perslce of the
papal commission to-day dedicated a chapel
atWlcklow. la the course of bis remarks
ho aald that since ho had been In litiland ho
bad boon inspired with admiration for the
people lu whoso breasts he bollovod patriot-
fun and reverence for thu Catholic faith were
deeply rooted. Tno POJKI. he said , loved
Ireland and for that reason had sent a com
missioner to Inqulio into the condition of
tbtt people ,
Broke iho Blcyclo Ilccord.
LONDON , July 17. At Birmingham yester
o day Tcmpln won tliu hnlt-mlle bicycle clmnv
of plonsUlin and beat the qunrter-mlle grass reo
ot ord niadu nt Norwich on Thursday. Wood'
otVs sldo lost the tvvcnty-hvo milo championship
Vs its race by a ymd.
itsn
In n Knrthqunkc ? In Italy.
In LONDON , July 17 , Slight shocks ot earth'
1C- quake were fell In Sicily and along the Ital
tie ian const at 8 o'clock this morning. Mounl
Ktnn is In a stale of eruption. No damxio I :
reported.
at Dontti of an Kilttnr ,
tie IlAiaromi , Conn. , July 17. David Bat
10 I Moseloy , founder and editor of Hie ' . . , .
Herald , died herd to-day aged sovonty-tour
ANOTHER BOOM FOR DAVID ,
Governor Hill's ' Friends Again Pushing
Him For the Presidency.
THE FLAG OF TRUCE WITHDRAWN.
Cleveland's nig Mistakes Open the
Aay For A Now and Open War
fare on the Executive iu
New York.
*
Hill Comtni : to the Front.
NKW YOKK , July 17. [ Special Telegram
to the HKK.I Considerable and Important
changes In tliu tone and talk ot the New
York democrats have taken place within two
or ttiroo weeks. It has been growing since
President Cleveland revoked the rcbul flag
order and changed his purpose with refer
ence to the visit to St. Louis. Prior to that
time , while the woikers of the party were all
sore and disgusted with tlio president , they
were In a measure tongue-tied. Most of
them had made up their minds that the pres
ident would bo renomlnated and that they
could not allord to antagonize him. Others
still were convinced that a birgnin existed
between the piustdcnt and dovernor Hill
which woula pruvont them from taking up
Hill as the only available man for a candi
date against Cleveland.
That there has been and still is an under
standing between Hill anil Cleveland is now
acknowledged by both friends of the presi
dent and friends of Governor 11111. It was
the result of a dinner confeiunco at tlio hotiso
of Secretary Whitney less than a year ago ,
at which tlio guests were Governor 11111 ,
Daniel Manning and Smith M. Weed. Ac
cording to a well authenticated report , at
that dinner Secretary Manning told Gover
nor lllli what he thought > f the New York
situation in regard to President Cleveland.
In the secretary's opinion President Cleve
land was sure of a renoininatlon , either wither
or without New York's co-operation and as
sistance. Ho said to Governor Hill that
even If New York should bs salld azal list
Cleveland the other states would rcnomlnato
him and leave Now York in a most ludicrous
and disgraceful situation. Ho pointed
out to Governor Hill also the fact that
by such a result In tlio national
convention , all the governor's chances for
such ttdvancomcnt would bo gone , and en
deavored to show him that his wisest course
as a politician was to accept the Inevitable ,
sslstlng Cleveland's renoininatlon and elec-
on , and then take bis own chances of pres-
luntlal succession at a later period. Tlm
iscussion of the situation was full and
rank. Secretary Manning admitted that
lie rank and tile ot Iho party were oxceud-
nely sere on tne administration , but ho
varnod Governor Hill that before ttiu close
if the piesldent's terra there would be such
wholesale removal of republican otlico
elders who would be supplanted by dem-
> crats that there would bu no ground lutt tor
lomplaint by the bitterest bourbon and
itterost anti-civil service democrat In the
artv. At that conference it was understood
hat If Governor Hill retrained fiom antngo-
ilzlng the president , leaving matters to drift
s they might , ho should bo renomlnated for
ovornor and should not bo opposed by tlio
dministration as a presidential candidate in
iW.
It was immediately after that conference
hat the talk about him as a presidential can-
lidato practically ceased. His factotums and
near friends suddenly hushed up , and gradu-
, lly there came up from the democrats of the
tate a united declaration that Cleveland for
.iresidont and Hill for governor was a
great combination. 'Iho ' commonness of these
expressions smacked so strongly of a deal use
: o leave no question about it , and it has since
icon practically admitted by the followers of
poth Bides at the conference. Governor
lill , however , made no secret of his Intun-
lon to control the next democratic state com
mittee , which would give him the key to the
situation lu tliis btato next year. He lias
also been engaged in laving pipes to secure ,
'f possible , a majority ot the next senate ,
which would glvo him tlio health olllce , the
numeration commission , under thu
new law that has not yet gone Into
Torco , and other important places. Until
.vlthin a short tlmo the governor
: iad apparently abandoned his de-
ilgns on the presidential nomination
next year. Tlio it-cent chance in the situ i-
; lon lias been tliu result of the mistakes made
jy President Cleveland by which lie lias
Irawn on him the Ire and condemnation ot
.lie old soldier element and thu patriotio and
oval minded people ot the north. Since the
ebel flag and St. Louis affairs any democrat
'eels ' warranted In mocking the president ,
and Governor Hill's friends especially , are
encouraging the attacks. Once moio they
are talking about Hill for president. They
Ray that Cleveland has lost t > o much in popu
larity that his nomination would
surely be followed by defeat ,
and that tlio only safety for the paity
is to turn to a new man Hill , of course.
Lieutenant-Governor Jones last week made
a speech in which ho openly condemned the
order tor the return ot the flags , and others
of Hill's friends have publicly taken similar
grounds. The growth of the labor party is
also used M a club to break Cleveland's
head with. Hill's friends are now asseitlng
that If the administration does not want the
party defeated next year Cleveland must
withdraw in tavor of Hill.
LAST OF THE MKUUIMAC.
The Famous Fonfedcrnto Gunboat's
Armor Hold For Old Iron.
RICHMOND , Va. , July 15. [ Special Tele-
pram to the HEE. | The bargoLIioVallaco
arrived at the Richmond & Danville railroad
company's dock , opposite the Kockot , yester
day with ! 200 tons of old iron , consigned to
the Old Dominion iron and nail works.
Tills iron Is what may bo called the remains
of the confederate gunboat Virginia , for
merly the United States ship Merrimac ,
which enttuntered the Monitor at Hampton
lloads dm Ing tlio late war , causing ono of
thu most noted naval engagemunts of mod
ern times. The Virginia retired toward Nor
folk , but was never m active ser
vice afteiward. The armor plates
of the Virginia were laid aside
at the Cosport navy yard In Plattsmouth
after she was blown up by the confederates ,
and remained there until a day or two ago ,
when ail of It was placed on the barge ,
Liziio Wallace , to ba brought to Richmond.
It was .sold recently as scrap iron , and was
purchased by a northern gentleman , who
subsequently sold It to the Old Dominion
Iron and nail works. It is now to be taken
to Uell * Ule and converted Into nails. Much
of the armor plate Shows signs ot having
passed through severe rannonaoine , and
there are numbers of small plecos well suited
to bo preserved as relics of that celebrated
naval engagement.
noftton Bnya Oladntoita Rrlclcs.
BOSTON. July 17. [ Special Telegram to the
UF.K. ] Boston has purchased 15.5,000 so-
called Gladstone bricks to bo used In the
construction of part of the new court house ,
They are from the kiln ot W. E. Gladstone &
Son , Uawardon , Wales. Their trade name
U "the brand " first called
premier , so , proba
bly , when Gladstone was premier of Eng
land. The brick is seven tunes larger than
the ordinary American brick and weighs six
or seven pounds. Its exact dimensions are
9x4 ? 'x3)i inches. On both the top and bet
torn are grooves Gxl.i Inches In size and
about 1 inch In depth. When the biiuks arc
laid tiiebe grooves are closely tilled wllli
mortar , Riving added llrmneas to the wall ,
The bricks are ot a light buff color and theli
mission Is to face the two large Interioi
courts of the building , where they will m
fleet light The prlco paid delivered Is S-l.sa
per thousand.
Flro at iMtutiiirtr.
PiTT.snuiio , July 17. This evening a tin
broito out lu the plate department of Ham
uiond , t Son's Iron works. The loss Is estl
mated at Sl.'AUOO ; Insurance ,
I1EA.T.
Appnlllng Dnntri tilnt of People
Stricken Dy the Hun.
CIUCAOO , .Inly 17. The hot weather of
Saturday waj contluutl to-day and there
was much suffering throughout the city ,
From 7 n. m. until 1 u. iu. the mercury
ranged from 00 to 103. The records ot the
police department for to-day show tnat net
less than forty-live persons were stricken
down. Klghtccu have already died. Satur
day's list was appalling. The total number
of cases cared for by tliu police department
was over 100. Thirty have protcd fatal.
When a complete record Is made It will bo
unprecedented in tno history of the. city.
Such a degree of heat has not been oxperl-
uticcd lu this city for thirty years.
A wind storm followed by a light rain
passed over tlm city at G this evening and at
10 to-night the tumperaturo had dropped to
GP. ; At 11 o'clock to-night the latest returns
show that slxtv-tuo persons have died either
In or on tlio way to tlio various hospitals in
tins city since Saturday morning. Those
deaths weru all the direct result of sunstroke
or heat prostration. A niimhur of patiunts
in the hospitals are in a state of coma to
night and the physicians consider their cases
hopeless. At the county hospital the physi
cians ami nurses have been woiking almost
unceasingly for thirty-six liotus. The crush
far exceeds that following the Hayimukot
riot.
Both Hot nnd Dry.
PiTTsnuito. July 17. This was the hottest
and at the same tlmo the driest Sunday ever
known hero. Through tlio efforts of the
Law and Order society every saloon In the
city was closed tight For sos'eral hours to
day the thermometer reslstered 101U In the
shada , thu highest point reached for years.
Six fatal cases ot sunstroke and fully a bcoro
of prostrations were lepoitcd. A number of
sudden deaths also occurred , which may bo
attributed to the torrid spoil. Tills afternoon
about II o'clock the dead bodies of William
Coirigan and John .lentils were found in
their rooms In John Dohin's ta\eru on Grant
streut. The men weio not addicted to ex
cessive drinking , and tlio cause ot their death
is shrouded in mystery.
At Cincinnati.
CINCINNATI , July 17. There were re
ported up to midnight forty-eight cases of
sunstroke in the city to-day , of which
eighteen were fatal , and at the midnight
hour there were numerous additional calls
for patrol wagons for new casus. The mer
cury on thu street durlntr most of the day
ranged from 100 * to 101s and the air was very
still. People to-night am htandlnir , sitting ,
even sleeping on thn sidewalks , and the hos
pitals aie filling up with patients.
At Philadelphia.
PIUIADKUMIIA , July 17. With a single
exception July 8 , 1870 to-day has been tlio
hottest for over thirty years. At 2 o'clock
this afternoon the thormoineter registered
103 decrees in the shade , boinit just ono
degreu less than that of July 8 , IbTO , and l1
do rees in cater than yesterday. Up to a
late hour to-night about thirty ca < ies of sunstroKe -
stroKe were luportcd , fourteen of which re
sulted fatally.
At St. Iiouls.
ST. Louis July 17. The city was visited
with another day of torrid heat and tlio suf
fering was very groat. The thormoineter ,
"treet leeord , registered 104 in the shade.
Eleven fatal rases of sunstroke and fit teen
prostrations were reported. The warm
broc u continues , and to-morrow promises to
be still more oppiessive.
In Michigan.
Dr.rnoiT , Mich. , July 17. At Kalamazoo
three caws of sunstroke were reported , one
fatal. No fatalities occurred In this city.
According to the sign'.l service the mercury
leached 100 ° In the filrndo during thn after
noon. It is growing decidedly cooler to
night
At Chenon , III.
CincAoo.July 17. An Intttr Ocean special
from Chonoa , 111. , says : The tlieimometer
to-day registered 100" In the shade at it p , m.
This hot spell has been without a parallel.
For six days the mercury has ranged above
100 . To-night at 80 : : ! it is Mg. No iatal
prostrations are reported.
At Indlannpoli * .
INDIAXAI-OMS , July 17. Tlio heat hero
wns Intense to-dav , the maximum by thu sig
nal service thermometer being 100 , a record
which has not been equalled since July , 18S1.
Four cases of prostration occurred , two of
whlcn lesulted fatally.
At Cleveland.
Ci.nvrr.Avi ) , O. , July 17. The thermom
eter In Cleveland registered O.V at li o'clock
to-day , which is the highest nolnt reached
this far since the hot season began. Ono fa
tality.
At GalcHtniri ; , III.
CIIICMOO , July 17. The News special
from Galesburgs.iys : The heat for thu past
six days has averaged 100 * To-day It reach
ed lOCr3. Four deaths yesterday and two to
day.
At .Toilet , III.
JOT.IKT , III. , July 17. The record was
beaten to-duv. The mercury touched llla ! in
the hhado. Two deaths and eUhteeu pros
trations.
At Fort AV ync , Ind.
FOBTWAVXI : , Ind. , July 17. The mer-
eury at 10 ln the shade and a number of
fatalities was the record of the day In this
city.
At Whecllntt , W. Va.
WIIKKUNO. W. Va. , July 17. The mer
cury ranged from mv to lOh9. No fatalities.
At Kock ford , III.
llontroKV , III. , July 17. No prostrations
ha\o been reported. Mercury 104 .
HKAVY STOUM IN NKW YOUR.
Destructive Work of Wild Winds at
the Metropolis.
NKW YOUK , July 17. The air was very
close this morning. Towards noon heavy
clouds filled the sky. Without any warning
a terrible wind storm sot In. Thousands of
of people out for a day's pleasure were caught
iu the wild rush of the elements. Trees were
torn up by the roots In Central park , and at
the Hattory the wooden fence around Castle
Garden , .south side , was blown down. On
Sixth avenue two trees were torn up by the
loots and carried some distance. Along the
river front and bay. the storm raged with
crcat fury. Hundreds of sail boats and
other eraUs ! were tout. Their occupants ex
perienced much difficulty lu making a safe
landing. Police patrol boats atoncostoaraed
out on the bav to usttt the unfortunates. A
crt-w lescned about thirty occupants of
capsized sail boaUj As far as can bo learned
at D p. m. no one was drowned , but It is pro
bable that drowntnire have occurred. Dr.
Kdjon , of tlio health board , was among the
rescued. They ware taken froiu a sinking
boat off Clifton , SUtea Island.
It Is said that two sail boats containing
eight men were cawlzcd oft Fort Hamilton ,
but no fact ? can b learned.
Fire Met * Drowned.
JKIISEY CITV , July 17. Tim storm did
considerable damage In this section. A large
number of trees and fences were destroyed
The yacht Tough , of this city , was salllnz
near btaton Island when tliu storm arose ,
Those on board saw another yacht with five
occupants go over. The Touch's crew were
unable to render aid and live men were
drowned ,
At CarllHlo , Pa.
CARMSI.R , Pa. , July 17. A terrlhln wind
and rain btorm , accompanied by hnll , struck
tills locality boutS o'clock this aftoinoon
r r causln g a great deal of damage.
The Clearance Itccord ,
BOSTON , July ,17. A table compiled fron
specials to the. Post from the managers of tin
load Inn clearing houses of the United Suite
shows that tfi gross eleariiiL's of tlio weel
-nding July 10 wc fii'.ViO,7 > r > ,0i4 ! , an lnciea
of lo.ttpttrcentorur lliu corrospandiiig peiiot
last yuar.
IN THE FIELD OF SPORT ,
The Omaha Olnb Returns to Its Wallowing
in the Mire ,
KANSAS CITY WINS 15 TO G.
Prince Defeats Whltt.tkor In tlio III-
oyclo llaco Ily n Quarter Second
end Uwyor Ilros. Big 1'ur-
clmso or Kingston.
Another OoTent Rcorcd.
ICAifSA < I CITV , Mo.July 17. [ Special Tele-
cram to the HHK.I 'llio visitors dropped the
third of the series to-day to Kansas City ,
though not without a struggle. Their base
stealing , particularly that of Genius who
stole second and third successively , was tine.
Tliu trouble lay in the fact that thu Cowbovs
pounded Healy unmercifully , knocking him
out of the box In the seventh Inning , Jantircn
coming In from richt field to icplaco lilm.
Four out of live of Omaha's runs were made
in the fourth Inning , on Mchsltt's hit to cen
ter , Dader's bnse on balls , Jantzen's beautiful
three bagger and Joyce's wild throw. The
fifth run was made In thu eighth by Walsh's
doubhi to lett and Kreliinoyer's slngluto con-
U > r. Kansas City had Jovco , who played
with the Denver * last yuar , on trial at third
to-day , and ho will probably be retained In
that position. There was no brilliant play
ing and the eoniest became too ono sided to
excite much interest. The ofllciat score is as
follows :
TIIK orriciAt. SCOUR :
Ituiw earned Kansas City 10 , Omaha 3.
Two-base hltt > McKcou 2 , Hassamcr ,
Walsh ' . ' , Me < istt. !
Three-base hits Joyce , Mappls , McKi-ou ,
Jnimen.
Lett on Hasea Kansas City 0 , Omaha 11.
Struck out Crane , LlllieVnlsh \ , Fussel-
bach.
Double plavs Legg , Crane and McKeon ;
\Valsli and Ftissclb.ick.
First base on balls Lillie 2. Mappls 3 ,
llassamaer , Joyce , Kiehmeyer , JauUun , Ba
de r 2 , G"n Ins.
First base on errors Omaha 2.
Wild pilches HealvS , Jant/cn 1.
Passed balls Manpis 2 , Kichmeyer 3.
Time of K.imo 2 houis So minutes.
Umpire llencle.
McKeou declaied out at third m seventh
Inning for running outside the lino.
The American Association.
IJOUIBVILI/K , July 17. The eaino between
the Loulsvilla * and. Baltimore teams to-day
resulted as follows :
Louisville 1 01000100-3
Baltimore 1 00010000 2
CINCINNATI , July 17. The game between
the Cinclnnatls and Brooklyns to-day re
sulted as follows :
Cincinnati 0 00000000-0
BrooUhn 1 00002100-4
ST. Louix. July 17. Thn game between
St Louis and the Athletics to-day resulted
as follows :
St. Louis 0 0001012 0-10
Athletics 0 10000700 b
The Prlnce-Whittak T Clinne.
The prediction that tlieie would be great
sport at tlio ball park yestciday afternoon
was amply verified. Theie was great sport
thcio and a very large and enthusiastic
crowd witnessed It In the grand stand
there wuro probably four hundred peoplu ,
hullts and gentlemen , while the bleaching
boards were jammed , and caniageb weiu
numerous in tliu oxtiomo outfield.
The SeconJ Infantry hand occupied scats
In the east wing ot the grand stand.
Tlio judges , K. K. McKolvy and the sportIng -
Ing editor ot the Br.i : , and the timers , Liicicn
Stephens and J. C. Crawloid were chosen
and the initial ctent of the dav was on.
This was a quarter mllu piofesslonal foot
race , two best in three , with George Ken
dall , Fred Cunningham and Jesse uutler as
the starters , Kendall and Cunningham in
scarlet trunks and ShcfUuld sprint shoes ,
Uutler , black trunks and sandals. Harry
Currier was starter , and at tliu ciack of thu
pistol the racers got oh" well together , and
after asnlundid ( lush Cunningham crossed
the chalk line a yard in trout of Kendall.
Butler was never In the race. Time 1:57. :
Tlio second heat was taken by Kendall in
1:00 : , and the third and race by Cunningham
in 1:50. :
Following this came the halt mllu amateur
foot race witli J. J. Gromruc , F.d Washhiirnc ,
P. J. Kirby and Klmer Kane as tlio starters ,
( irommo winning in two straight heats , iu
2:22' : ' and 2:20 : ; Washburno second , Kirby
third.
The third event was a tlvo-mlla ama
teur bicycle chase , handicap , with
John Koyston , Deal \VeiUand Charles Plx-
ley to start , Kovston scratch , Weru ftO yards
start and Plxloy , the kid , one-half mllu start
Pixlev was an easy winner , but the otrugtlo
lor second plaro between Koyston and Wertz
was sufficiently close to arouse at least a
semblance ot enthusiasm. Kesult : 1'lxloy
first In lb2'JKaud ; WerU second , 18M : : ,
'Iho live mile professional 'cycle chase be
tween Thomas W. Kck , Toronto ; \V. F.
Knuiip , Denver , and Charles Ashlngcr and
1C d. liullock , Omaha , followed.
Mr. Kck made a good beginning , setting
the pace nnd keeping In the van tor the fir.st
mllu , but here ho buuan to flai ; , and in com
pany witli liullock , drooped hopelessly tu
tliu rear , leaving all interest conturod In
Knapp and Anhinger.who fought bitterly for
victory. Ashlngur maintained au unintur1
rupted lead until tne first turn In the last lap ,
when Knapp throw in a little extra tar and
passed him. crossing the chalk line but li ol
a second the best of him. Tliuo lft:5SJf. :
It might not bo amiss to slatti that Ashlng-
er was handicapped bv the fact that ho rode
a heavy roadster and Knapp e full racer.
Mr. Whlttaker , the Chicago champion , Ir
a black jersey suit and old cold sash , now
rode out upon tlm track , and wan welcomes
by a burst of cheers from the grand stand
while the band cracked away at that oh ]
chestnut , "See , the Conquering Here
Comes 1"
But for nonnce the gentlemen of the con
voluted brass were mistaken , as the sc < jue
will show.
The next moment Mr. Prince , In a jcrsej
suit of peacock blue and abroad Birmingham
Binile , rolled out , amidst the plaudits of hi--
trlends , and up to the scratch , where hi
stopped , dismounted and awaited thu uiriva
ot his doughty rival.
In another moment they were off , and i
prettier 'cycle ctiaso was never witnessed
Prince got tlio start but was quickly passer
by Whlttaker , who led the wav for sevet
miles , when positions were shitted for a lai
or two , when Whlttakur again resumed tin
front , and kept It until the outsnt of tlio l.s
mile. Hero the cerulean lined Knglislimai
bent to Ms work with almost sum-rhumai
vigor , and despite tlio tact that Wlilttakc
was splitting lliu brecza at i
rattling gait , ho shot by hln
with the Hwlftness of a canvn
back upon the wing. WhlttakerM nose approached
preached closer and closer to the tire , hi
naked and very iinsyinmctrical.stilus , woikei
like pistons , but all to no avail I While th
finish was most tlirllllngly mid exciting !
close , and made amidst the wildest and mo >
outhiHiastlc coiititsion ot the dtillL-hte
throng , ho shot across tlio chalk linn like
. blue streak , jot with but a loot Or two t
span\ The next moment the course and
( iiiarter stretch was overrun with people , and
thu sturdy victor was greeted with every Im
aginable demonstration ot approval and
Jubllniicc. There were several gentlemen
though who had lost some money were in
clined to pronounce the ntlalr a "fake , "
"hippodrome " "fraud" and
, sundry other
undignified names.
Wlilttnkor innda the first lap iu II seconds ;
live miles , 10 minutes , ami I'rlnco the
ten miles In 3lW : ; U blinker , .sn:5t : > 'x ; which ,
considering thu fact Unit the track was not
In m line condition , was first-class work.
The afternoon's card was exhausted In n
quarter mile 'cycle dnsh , between two boys ,
Charllo Plvley nnd Charlie Armslo.ul. tlio
latter receiving M ) yards start and beliuj
beated about that distance.
Dxvyor Hros. ' Illi ; Purchase.
Ni\v : Yonif , July 17. ( Special Telegram
lo the UKB. | The lirooklyn turfmen , Phil
lip and Michael Dwycr , have purchased Snc-
deckor's great three-year-old colt Kingston ,
that stood In the way of Hanover's tilumph
In ttie rich threo-year-old stakes yet to bo decided -
cided at Monmouth Pnik , Sheopshead Hay ,
Saratoga , Jerome Park and lirooklyn Jockey
club luck. This Is n masterly move by the
UrooklMi tiirtiiien. With Kingston and
Hnno\erln their stable all threo-year-old
.stakes are at their meicy and no other stablu
Ims an animal that can push Ilamner to bis
best. Tno prloo said to bo paid for Kingston
was Sro.OOO. The purchasers are reticent
borne of the trainers at the track say the
pi Ice Is 521,000 and- others . -Jfl,000 , but the
weight of evidence Is in favor of S'-
THIS WKEK INWAMj 8TIIBKT.
Jlow the Mnrket WAH Arounrd From
the Prevailing Oppressive Dullness
NKAV Yonic , July 17. ISpeclnl Telegram
to the BiiK.l This has been another short
week on the stock exchange In consequence
of the sudden and somewhat trazlc death of
Vice Piesldrnt A. B. Hill , which biought
business to an abrupt end on Filday shortly
before noon. After the first few days had
elapsed business dwindled down tolnslgnlll-
cant proportions , with operations confined
largely to room traders. There came a new
phase lu that ever mystifying problem
known as tlio Baltimore & Ohio deal , which
aroused tiio market from tlio dullness that
had become positively oppressive. The stock
ot thu Cincinnati , Hamilton it Dayton road ,
which last sold at 140 , but for which there
had beun no quotation for a loug time past ,
was suddenly olloicd down to DO without a
slnglu transaction. This was thu great op-
poitunlty of traders , most of whom were
on tlio bear side , and they Imptoved it by
making a dash against thu list generally
with signal success. That numerous nu-
favorable riimoig should follow the break
in Cincinnati , Hamilton & Dnvton goes
without saying. Milwaukee , Lake Shore it
Western and Wheeling it Lake llrlo de
clined 5 ® points. The pressure to soli
was very decided on the way down , and fern
n time great deinessloii prevailed. Follow
ing the remarkable movement in Cincinnati ,
Hamilton it Dayton just noted , camu
another of an entirely different character ,
tin ) stock having been bid up rapidly to 15'JX ,
with sales of 1,200 shares at 135 and 141 at
14' % With tliis shares change there were
rumori just as favorable as tliej weiouii-
tavorabio on tlio drop , with a complete trans
formation in tlio temper of speculation. A
number of stocks fully reco\ured tlio early
decline , and others partially regained their
lodges. The feeling generally was miieh Im
proved near the close , and some of the trad
ers turned bulls , while others continued to
llvht the rise. Such events as hnve mniknd
the course of business this week are not cal
culated to draw In the nubile , and notwith
standing outside conditions are favorable ,
.speculation Is "confined chiefly to profes
sionals , and thn market IH a narrow one. So
much has been said and written about the
Baltimore it Ohio deal that It has become the
leading factor , and from present appearances
no settled condition of alia Irs may DO looked
for until it culminates. It appears rather
anomalous that the whole street could bo
waiting on the Ives syndicate and be swayed
to and fro by every passing minor in regard
to it , Whllo matteis remain as they are ,
opinions with reirard to ttio future of the
market arc simply idle , as prices change with
e\ery hour.
liullroid bonds were affected more by
the fluctuations in their kindicd stocks than
by any other cause. The tendency
ot prices wns downward until near the close ,
the decline having been equal to } - ® points ,
hut finally an improved foe ling sot In nnd a
rallv of Kd - points occurred right through
thu list.
Governments were relativelylirmer for 4 > s
than tlio Is. The bids for the latter were
lowered considerably near ttiu close , but ask
ing prices showed less Impoitant chance.
The foreign exchanges weio heavy and
lower dining the greater pait of trio week ,
nnd the decline induced somn further moderate -
ate shipments of gold trom London to this
side. Hut as the week were along sight rate
was advanced and the tone ot the market
wns liriuur.
The monetary situation was easy and rates
foi all loins ranged from } 4 to 0 per cent ,
with the bulk of business at about 5 per cunt
The July disbursement for interest and
dividends had their olTcct , and the banks
were more llbeial lenders than of Into.
THE CLEAR AN UK RBCOKD.
Monetary Transactiona In the Coun
try During the P st AVonk.
BOSTON , July 17. ( Special Telegram to the
HiiK.l Tlio following table compiled from
dispatches to the I'ot from managers of the
loading clearing houses of the United States
shows the gioss exchanges for week ending
July 10 together with rates per cent ot In
crease or decrease , as conumied with gross
exchanges for corresponding week In Ibsfi :
CAN'T ' DELIVER THE GOODS ,
The Wearer Oombination iu Iowa and the
Union Labor Party.
NON-FUSION GREENBACKERS.
A Novel Question Uoforo tlm Honnl of
llonltli town's Nntloiinl CJunrU
Tlio New HolillotV llomo-riio
rrolilliltloti I'nrtjr.
Our lown Iiottcr.
Dns MoiNr.ii , July 17. ( Special to tl.
Hue. | The old greenback fusion outfit that
has buen trying very haul to hand over the
remnant of thulr patty to thu democrats as
licretofoic , lias run npnlnst another snag.
Thu lender of this faction nro Weaver nnd
Gillette , both of whom have boon to congress ,
by hading votes with the democrats. Tlioy
tried tlio bnmu dodge tills > ear , but were de
feated In thu Marshnlltowu convention ,
which ounnl/od n now party made up of
Kteenbnolvois and labor men , and took the
namu adopted by tliu Cincinnati national
convention "Union Labor" patty. Tlio new
party declared ngntiiH fusion with either of
the old parties nnd determined to stand alone
on its principles. Tlio Wuavor-Glllutto ciowd
were downed temporarily but detetmined to
bring nbout liisiou after nil , and
so went to work to seouiu an
other convention on the ground that
the other was not representative and fair.
Taking advantage ot the state meeting ol
Knights of Labor at lioouo , they slipped
upon them and ran In a notiuo for u now
convention to bu hold In this city In August
Hut ex-Congressman Weaver , who is a
straight-out anti-fusion greenbncker , was not
caught niipiilng , and getting together n uia-
joilty of tlio htato eoniiiiltluo appointed by
the Mnislmlltoun convention they repudi
ated the call for a new convention and mid
they piojtosed to stand by tlio old. This
leaves mattuis as limy were , with a Union
Labor tickel In thu field , and lliu Wenvur-
Gillctte outfit Btill vainly looking for homo
way to dcllvci to the democracy the goods
which they had promised but cnn't touch.
iiioi'oiir ' ir WAR roisoNors.
The stnto boaid of health tor lown In n
veiy lively Institution. It Is constant ! } .stir-
ling up things for tliu bonulit of tliu public ,
mid usually very wisely. Ono ol the Inst
subjects to occupy It , Is the color ot tliu
"blackboard0 , " so-called , in public schools.
Instead ot being black , many schools hava
begun to use gioen bontds , claiming that they
weio much easier upon thu e > eslghl nnd bol
ter in every respect Thu board ot henlth
had nil Idea , liovvovoi , thai the green coloring
matter wns poisonousnnd bo called up n
painter who had been using it llu promptly
declared Hint it was haimless , nnd to thu ns-
tonlshiiu-nt of the medical men put n hand-
lull ot It in his mouth nnd beenn eating It
Thu doctors niadu n In oak lei stomach pumps
nnd emetics , expecting lo linvcn dead man on
their hands unless relief was boon ntloided ,
Thu painter , however , had no use tor thuli
services , and still lives toattesl the harmlessness -
ness of his mlxluic. So green paint will stay ,
and before long tlio blackboards ot Iowa will
nil bu green.
IOWA NATIONAL flt'Altl ) .
In a few dnjs tlio National Guards ol
Iowa go into their annual encampment
The l-'irst brigade leads otf with an encamp
ment at Uttumwa , communcing Augusts and
Instlnit five days. This brigade is composed
ot thn Second , Thlid and Fifth reglment-t
and in undei the command of General Wright
ot Centorvillo. It includes some of the best
soldiers of the state , and will be In good
lighting trim after Its outing. Thuio has
been n great Improvement In the Iowa
National guard In iho hist few years. Tlio
quota Is kept right up full , and theio IB
always n company ready to talco thu place OH
anv that may drop out Thu standing of the
state militia Is pretty well shown by tlio 10- '
cent distribution of tlio nppioprlnilon mado.
by ihu last congress for the National Gunid.
Of tlio S-100,000 appioprlated for tliis puipose , '
lowaieceives 511,031.50 , the sixth hlghesl
sum iu thu list.
TIIK NIW : soi.mr.ns' IIOMK.
The new soldicis' homo at Mai shall town
is progressing nicely , and It is boi < ed to liavo
it leady for use in December. Theio srcuia
"
to bu "no doubt now that all of its accommo
dations will b * needed. Thoio nre over fifty
old soldier.s now known to bo In thu poorhouses -
houses of the state , distributed ns follows :
In Leo countv 0 , Scolt fi , JacKson , Kuokulc
nnd Wiipollo 3t-acli ; Davis , Kiomont , Greene ,
Hamilton , Jutterson nnd Polk 2 each ; Adnir ,
Bunion , Buchanan , lieunn Vlata , Ceno
( iordo , Clayton , ( Union , Decatur , Dubmiuo ,
Favottu , Henry , lluiubolilt , Johnson , Jones ,
Marlon , Mononn , Montgomurv , Pngu , Tnmn ,
VniilJuren , Washington and Webster loach.
There will bu n good denl ot comfort in the
tact that Iowa will soon have a home ho that
its old veterans will not have to spend their
declining > ems In the poorhouse , or bo the
recipients of private chanty , when tliu na
tional government neglects ita duty to tlio
m on vvliobiived the Union.
TIII : STATK MIIUAKV.
The advance sheets of the librarian's an
nual report to the foveinment shows the
Mnto library to be in a flourishing condition.
It contains now over iJO.OC'O ' volumes , witli
constant additions being made to It Quo
very interesting feature of the library In what
is known as the "Aldrich collection" ot
autographs , photogrnplis nnd ongrnvings ot
noted people. There have been many ad-1
ditions lately mnde to the collection , nnil
now there is H fine display ri'iiesentlug |
kings , ijueens , famous vvairiois , statesmen ,
lileiary culebilties and otlu-r people ot note.
VVOHKINOMlIN'h Vt'AUKH.
The advance sheets of tlio annual report ofS
Commissioner llutclilns , ot Iho labor bureau - '
reau , present bomo very Interesting statlhtlcs.
Ono tnblo ot gront value will be idveu show
ing the nvcrago weukiy wages paid artisans
nnd mechanics in Ktiropean countries com
pared with tliosu received in lown. Taking ;
thu tablu foi Kngland , a comparison ct thuj
wages tor Iowa , shows nn Incrujsu for the > |
Iowa workman of n fouith to n halt abovu *
the wages received by thu Kngllshiium. Tliuj
Iowa bnckln > er niiikos an nveinge ot 820 petj
week ; tlio Kngllshmnn but S7.CiO. Tliu lowi i
c irpontur iruls nn nvorngo for Ills , woek'
work ot $13.14 ; thu Knglisli cnrpui.tcr get HI
but S7.CO. Tlm lown harness manor nuke *
nil nveragu ot VJ.oy ) > erweek ; the Kngllsli
hniness maker nuts but fcO.G. ! , nnd soon
tlnou h Ihn dltrerenl Irades. No better nr- ;
guinuiit could lie givnn of the advitntaL'O to
tlm workintrinan of a protective taiill tlmn
this comparison between tree trade Knginnd
and piotected America.
I III ! IOWA I-noiIIIItTION PARTY.
If theru were place in the country whorox
one would imnginn that a piohibltlon party
was n superfluity. It would bo Iowa , that for
the past few years linn been enforcing a pro- ,
hibltory statute the best It know how. Due
there s no use in Irving to Hatisfy cranks.
Although prohibition In thu law of Iowa ,
there uro prohibition cranks wlio Insist on ,
keeping up n separate party , as it thu suboct ) |
of prohibition had never been discussed
hero. Their convention In this city thounsti
week wan a great Inrce. There were only
cighttrcn members to it , but they looked her-
I OUR , tnlkod loud , nnd donned around as 1C
they were u thousand strong. Ilk
plunging around attar candidate * to nomi
nate , they dropped upon Judge Lewis ,
( it Sioux Oily , for supiemo judgv. Nobody
knows why this Mllletlou was put upon the
judgo. llo has ahvais been regaidod as a
line man , but the llttlu convention must hnva
hart n spite agaliibl him , which they sought
to gratify ti > iioiiiliintlng him on tliuir tleKli
without his knowlciigo 01 consent A conn-
tiy lawyer named Wood , who wns qultu ton-
hplctious lu the Haddock trials nl Sioux City ,
sei'intil to be responsible for Judge Lewis '
misfortune , for he bnlldo/ud the other seven
teen Into nominating him , assuring them
that tlir iudge wns all right , nnd he bwlluveil
bynpnthi7L-d with tliem. It is too much to
expect to have n law foih dding people from
making tools ot themselves , but It would la
n good Idea to have n law that will kt-op tliuiu
from trj mt ; to make tools ot other people.
A Vnimi : .Man's l > atnl Pill.
Df- . MOINI.In. . , July 17 , ( JSpeclnl totho
lir.i. . l-Kiauk inos , a yuting man of olgli-
ti'oit , was Killed this itltornoon in a very i i
culm mnrinor. Whtlu sittluu it ) the tiiiid
t torv window ot u liiHliifos nlnek ho wai
oveicomitiy thn i'.eut or li l hl Imtiinco aiU '
leJI to the h'luond , broaliluc Inn neck ;